Clipped From The Galveston Daily News
Plays St. Thomas Here; Tornadoes Go to Texas game In tb "B' last entire 4016. St. by respectively. In ago. 47-22 Include MR. BIG AND MR. LITTLE c . m f J; e Tornado Track Coach Optimistic Over single Win n - f _. *, r ^ *, * Â« To Take Title f ros P ects Â°' Team; Meet Set March 3 11 Lettermen Form Team's Ball Hfffh'i Tornedoea are out of the dUtriet 12AA basketball race a* far Â·Â· tht cbunpionihip !Â· con* ccrnfd, but tht Tori fet one last chince Tuuday night to bid for P 0 R TS Here mro the "big" and "little" players of the Ball High basketball team. Tomlo Ward (right) 6'254" Tornado center, holds m basketball high to show'how a tall fellow can make life tough on Â» little fellow oh the hardwoods. The little fellow Is Charles Bottoms (left), 5'7" Ball High reserve guard. First New Coach in 31 Years Is Signed for Green Bay Club GREEN BAT, Wis., Feb. 6. ( The first new coach in 31 years signed a three-year contract todaj with the Green Bay Packers. He's Gene (Tuffy) Ronzani, onetime Marquette University and Chicago Bears bacltflcld star, who replaces Earl L. (Curly) Lambeau, Ihe only coach the Packers' ever head coach of the Chicago Card! nals. Ronzani'a salary wai not announced, but was reported to he between $10,000 and $15,000. Lambeau was getting- $25,000 aa head coach, vice president and general manager. Packer presl- Emil R. Fischer, " played in the Texai City Hlirh School gym at 8 p. m. Ball's bid for glory will be for a win over Coach Dick Edward's team, the club that ii aefk.nj Its eighth straight circuit win. Undefeated Texas City has already cinchrd * tie for the 12AA championship. One more victory will give the Stingarrex their second district title in as many years -Â· -'-is doublf A competition. WON STATE TITLE year the SUngi breezed JJ!!!*!*^!^^, 7 * ISM--PACE 9 or c!i .Last , _.._._ _ ,, through the district "undefeated and then went on to win the state class double A pionship. basketball cham- Texas City Is a solid favorite to nc! take the district this season. Ball top Bali High crown again . High couUt delay the Stingaree schedule Just a little If the Tors could win the Tuesday game. Coach John Lee Brown had only one comment to make Monday afternoon about hin Tornado team "We're keeping our fingers crossed," he said, "and hoping we can beat 'em." Tomle Ward. James Collier, Dan Gilder, Bill Erhard and Guy Jones will start for the Tornadoes. Coach Edward's starters will Include: Charles Brown, John Symrl, L. G. Dupree. John Ford Acret and Dixie Walker. The Ball and Texas City "B" teams play at 7 p. m. OTHER GAMES In other district games carde for Tuesday night, Freeport play at Pasadena and Galena Pi.-k goe to Baytown. Baytown and Pasadena must win heir respective games to stay in Ihe thick of the fight for secon ilaca in the league standing. A the present time, both are tied with 1-3 record! each. Ball High has a record of three wins and four defeats. Galena 9 ark has won two games out ~. __ St. Patrick's, Sacred Heart Meet in Key Parochial Game St. Patrick's meets Sacred Heart Tuesday night in a crucial Parochial League cage contest at Sam Houston gym. This gamÂ« will open the second and final round of the season and will start at 7 p. m. The nightcap finds St. Peter's and St. Mary's battling It out for third place at, 8 p. m. Should the 'Greenles subdue Sacred Heart, they will be assured of at least a tie for first place honors. S?. Patrick's is undefeated in league play with three straight victories. Sacred Heart's only loss was a narrow 17-15 decision to the Greenles. The Wildcats bounced back to take their next two encounters. A win for Sacred -leart would throw the race into a tie with only two more games remaining for each quintet. LEADS LEAGUE St. Patrick's, in addition to topping the local circuit. Is tied for first place in the Houston Parochial League. The Pats are undefeated against Houston opposition, with four league victories and t .even, and Freeport trails In the elltr with a 1-6 record. PhiladelphTa A's Secretary Dies PHILADELPHIA, Feb. Â«. (Jp). Robert J. Schroeder, who rose from peanut, vendor, to stcrttary of Three Teams Seek Trades With Yankees NEW TORK, Feb. Â«. (ff)--Bargain hunters from St. Louis, Chicago and Cleveland bearded Yankee General Mgr. George Weiss in his 5th Avenue den today, but none of them flushed as much as a, bull pen catcher. First man t-j go to the mat with Weiss was Bill DeWitt, St. Louis Browns president. DeWitt must lave bumped Into Frank Lane, Chicago White Sox general manager, on the way out Lane listened to Mgr. Casey Stengel exhibition contests to their credit. Their only losses have been to the Kirwin High Freshmen, who topped them twice. J. V. Fertitta of St. Patrick's If out In front in the scoring race with J6 pointi. The towering Greenle center has looped In 11 field goals and four free throws. Harry Forester of Sacred Hearl is second with 20 points, followed by John Isals of St. Peter's with 17. Bobo Sweeney pf St. Patrick's Is fourth with 1Â«, followed by teammates Donald Laine and TooUtle Harris with H. THIRD PLACE St. Mary's will have an opportunity to grab a third-place tie If It can overcome the Yellow Jackets in the second game. St. Peter's took the previous engagement, 19-15. Â§IA.\DIXO a i Â» 33 J. V. FftrtfttR. gt. Patrick'* 11 Harry Koreater. SÂ»cred Heart a john IÂ»alÂ«, m. Ptler'i g aobo Sweeney, St. Patrick's 7 Donald Lalne. st Patrick 1 * 8 Tootsle Ptrrln, St. Patrick'! 7 J. T. Bathta. .Sacred Heart 6 'ftferino Ctttlllo. St. Mary's a -rfjUla Peralta St. Mary 1 * i immy Million. StcHM Heart 4 Glenn Broiillltrd. Sacred Heart 4 Raphael nogm. s scr ,d Heart 2 Joe laali. Bt. Peter'i 3 Pat Lockwaort, Sacred Heart 2 .Johnny Morale!*, sf. Pet tr 't 2 Plcnne. St. Patr'-k 1 * l rÂ»ndiT^.t. Â«t Marr'l 1 Joe Oalvnn. Rt. UarVn Â· l n?naM JMniTw. St. Mary'i T "Â«c $en4eja-. P*. p^ier-i fi non Of-n. fit Mat*'* l FraÂ«k HÂ«mand*z, Ft. tt .-Â·Â·'* i Rtiml^v Guarnrilo at. PetÂ»r' ( t TnÂ»Â» HirnaMe?. St. P-t-r'a 1 A "inld. Sacred TT,, Main Strength H. C. (Pee Wee) Greenfield, coach of the Ball High track team, expressed signs of optimism as his thinly clads continued working out In preparation for a triangular track meet here OR March 3 against I d l y 52-49 In a basketball South Park and Galena Park. p | aj ^j j- lCre Mt Ada Oilers Beat Humble Team, 5249 Specll! to Thi NcwÂ»- TEXAS CITY, Feb. 8-- The. fav- erful Ada Oilers of Houston defeated Humble Eirvlce Station of Texal The track mentor stated that he expects tome of his boys to finish . - ,, - _ ----- onday night In the Texas City High School gym. The nip and tuck, game was a in the upper bracket In Â»ome of the i benefit affair with proceeds joint events In nutrt^* rftm-W +inÂ« i,.Mr.\i I , . _ . . . . , Â· .. . . PROGS' SPRING TRAINING FORT WORTH,. Feb. 6. (IP)-Spring foptball practice at Texas Christian University will start Friday, Â» week later than originally scheduled. Coach L. R. (Dutch) Meyer Bald Mrfnday. Rain and cold weather caused the delay. events In district competition which begins April 13. TEAM STBONG Built around 11 returning lettermen, it's no secret that Greenfield regards the 1950 track team ait pos- albly the strongest he has ever had to work with at Ball High. .The team has a good chance of getting first places In most all events except the dashes. Top dash men In the district belong to Texas City and Baytown. Four boys are participating In the shot-put department. They are Tomlc Ward,. Art Alderson. Billy Hawthorne and Edgar Wilhelm. Ward, who Is currently playing on the school basketball team, -will not begin practice until after the close of the cage season. Coach Greenfield has a fine, group of dashmen. The group Include Neil Goodman; Bill Erhard, Jlmm Henry and Dwight Parker. HURDLERS Doing the high hurdle? will h Charles Webster and Charle Sterling, while Richard Quinn an Webster will perform in the Io' hurdes. Boys trying out for pole vaultln 71 are Richard Koeppe, Jack Dono J Sandy Schreiber and Guy Jones. "Jones will be able to partlclpat provide his back heals," aaid Coac Greenfield. Jones Injured his bac last year while playing football. Ward and Charles will handle th high Jump duties. Sterling will als participate in the broad jump along with Edward Schrull. BELAY TEAM The relay team will consist Quinn, Erhard, Goodman, Henrj and Jerry,Boyd. Boyd will also run in the quarter mile, with Schrul trying out for the half mile. In the mile run, J. C. Ryan, Rodney Edwards, Barney McDanieJs Jack Pfeiffer and Jimmy Bradner are the likely prospects. to ihe annual staff oj( the Texaj City High School. Herman Walters paced Ada with 11 points. Jack Mosher was high for Humble with 10 points. Ada tield a 27-22 lead i llilmbla Umjc U'llllami Mum 'S 1 Ltakr Walten Phillips Sh!r!dÂ» Lmblrt it halftime. tg it tp 8 1 5 Simpson Pugh Welch Smith 23 S 9 Total! 29 831 Trinity Still Unbeaten in League Play Trinity Episcopal continued tÂ« roll undefeated "In the Intermediate League of the Galveston Church Athletic Association by defeating Central Methodist, 34-23. FInkbincr. ;et the pace for Trinity by scoring 13 points. In other Intermediate League games, Warren Briggs scored 33 points to lead First Methodist to a 49-22 win over Central Christian, First Lutheran defeated AZA, 37-20, with Stanley Brown hlÂ»h with 13 points. AH the games were played IB Lovcnberg gym. In Senior League competition in Goliad gym, Alta Lama Catholici icld to second place by beating; St. Patrick's, 58-37. Wilson and "hesahlre were high with It points each.