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Andy Boxing 1949

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Andy Boxing 1949 - between Frank as he displayed a classy left...
between Frank as he displayed a classy left which frequently found the face of Schultz Fast Action in First Armory Boxing Card . Considerable leather was thrown Thursday night at the Mason City Armory in the opening boxing cai j d of the season. The amateurs mixed it up well as a few of the boxers showed good promise before about 400 fight fans. Probably the most impressive was Ray Davis of Ventura. He was matched against Bill Frein of Osage. Frein was willing to mix it up but he was outclassed by the former navy vet and after scoring a pair of knockdowns in the first and 2nd rounds Davis was awarded a TKO in the 3rd round. A disappointing feature was the failure of several boxers on the Toledo team to fight. Three of the members of the team failed to show up for the fight and Jim Sorenson, light heavyweight, refused to step in the ring against Don Taylor of Forest City after objecting to the ruling of judges and also to the work of Referee Nate Fidler of Des Moines in the ring. Taylor was the novice division winner at the Cedar Rapids Golden Gloves tournament last spring while Sorenson. had won. the open class. Their bout was expected to be the feature of the program. Top battle on the card was the brawl between Heavyweight Willie Schullz of Thornton and Frank Johnson of Mason City in which Johnson was awarded the decision. The slam-bang Thornton boxer opened up in his whirlwind style and gave Johnson .quite a pounding, although many of the blows were warded off as Johnson did a neat job of covering up. Johnson came out of many tough spots and drove Schultz back and Johnson's lightning left was the best displayed on the 7-match card. One bout had a surprise ending. Chuck Thompson of Mason City and Andy Tidemann of Waterloo had a lively first round in which Thompson held a slight edge. But Thompson refused to come out for the 2nd round and Tidemann was awarded a TKO. Results of other bouts. Hughie Cooling, Rockwell, split decision over Bob Moody, Waterloo. 126. Gene Rutter. Waterloo, deci- sioned Chester Davenport, Toledo, 136. Johnny Gearhart, Waterloo, de- cisioned Harold Snow, Toledo. 14G. Lee Weekly, Waterloo, awarded TKO in 3rd over Junior Lester, Hampton, 155. Rollie Williams Subs as Hawkeye Basketball Coach Neither Iowa, ers to Be Full Strength Iowa City, (U.R) — Cheering and parading students gave the University of Iowa football team u big sendoff Friday as the Hawk- eyes left for Saturday's game with Wisconsin at Madison. A parade wound from the campus to a downtown hotel where the gridders left for Wisconsin by bus. As the Hawks wound up thcir practicc for tho game Thursday Coach Eddie Anderson denied reports that he had adopted the Minnesota "play for fun" formula since his team absorbed a 55-7 bcatin«T from the Gophers last week. "Our philosophy is unchanged," Anderson said. "We play to win But we tell the boys that the most fun is in winning." Neither Iowa nor Wisconsin will be at full strength in their clash The Hawkeyes will be playing without Defensive Center John Towner, out with a broken jaw and possibly without Guard June- bug Perrin, also on the injured list. . isconsin Coach Ivy Williamson .said injuries probably will keep Badger Stars Bob Wilson and Lisle Blackbourn from seeing much if any action. 8 7 46

Clipped from Globe-Gazette, 12 Nov 1949, Sat,  Page

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