A USC track athlete lying on the field while being examined by an unidentified man, possibly due to an injury. UCLA and USC varsity and freshmen track teams both held events at the Coliseum, providing for a twin bill.
Lillian Copeland was an American athlete, who excelled in weight throwing. She has been called "the most successful female discus thrower in U.S. history," and held multiple titles in shot put and javelin throwing as well. In the 1928 Olympics she won the silver medal for the discus throw and in 1932 she won the gold medal in this event.
John Powers made the U.S.A. Olympic Trials in 1924 at 400 meters, was the Occidental College record holder in the 440 and was a member of the 1924 Championship Mile Relay at the Penn Relays. He graduated from Occidental College in 1924.
Possibly connected to Los Angeles Times article, June 11, 1928, Track Athletes Bear Down in Final Week of Practice Before Olympic Tryouts … Ralph Smith’s vault of 13 ft. 5 in. stamps that young man as a chap to keep track of in competition …