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seniors the the two State i | State Colorado State Thurs., Nov. 29, 1951 Monitor- Indei und Democr».t P c g e 7 B Drake has a one up clashes dis- · Past Greyhounds What Junior College in the nation can top 103 victories its last 120 basketball g a m · That'.; the record compiled by fund: Coach Maurice E. John's Mo-1 ex' berly Greyhounds in the process! ' of annexing four consecutive Missouri championships. ' Francis With that in mind, the current Greyhounds are very much on! the spot as they prepare to be- gin the 1951-52 grind here to-1 morrow night at 8 o'clock against St. Paul's College of Concordia, Mo. In four almost phenomenal seasons, the Hounds have racked up a quartet of M.P.J.C.A. crowns, an N.J.C.A.A. region title and last season -- perhaps the greatest yet -- finished ' [ in the national tourney Hutchinson, Kas. · What the present squad does ! I RINGSIDE ADVICE FROM FORMER CHAMPION-- Dennis j Clory (seated on ring stool) listens while his coach, Orville ' Brown, points out a few oil's of wrestling strategy during the i rest period between falls, fsrown is the former world heavy; weight mot champion and he has served as Clary's coach since · 1949. Clary will make his Moberly wrestling debut next ! Monday night when he bottles rugged Tarzon Kowalski in · the Municipal Auditorium ring. The Clary-Kowalski match .will headline the American,, Legion's 3-bout pro mat cord. Matches will start Monday night at 8 o'clock wirh the Audi; torium doors and box-office opening at 7 o'clock. Heavyweight Stars Plus Midgets Parade of Mat Talent to Hit New Peak Here Monday Night in the course of the toughest schedule in the history of the school remains to be seen. Five lettermen--Jim Luetjen,] Leo Unnerslall, Bob Bishop. Decker and Jim Hart-- know their way around the court. The newcomers ail show promise, but have not yet become fully ed to the style of play so sue- cessfully employed by John in state, regional and national e( J competition. The Hounds have in several more or less ate sessions with the Teachers. Central Coilege and : the University of Missouri. | By Coming Along; Now Their early showings, admit- i tedly, were disappointing. But they seem to be coming along now. For instance, in the last! workout with Central, the i ing Hounds were only four points . down. The University of A r k sas downed the Central Varsity by Just 10 points Tuesday night. Chances are. John will send against Concordia. a starting; team including three or four termen. Bob Decker. Leo TJner-! stall, Jim Luetjen and Bob op are the M winners. Strongest contenders i The parade of the nation's i most outstanding professional I wrestlers to Moberly's Municipal 1 Auditorium ring will increase its : tempo next Monday night when . the American Legion presents its fourth mat program of the 1951-52 season. Four new heavyweights will make, their North- Centra! Missouri debuU on a 3-match program that will also see two midget wrestlers in action in a special attraction. Heading the list of mat stars to appear in the Moberly ring is Dennis Clary, handsome Oakland, Calif., sensation who has become the top, drawing attrac-: tion in the Middle West this year. : Clary will be put to the most rugged mat test of his career here Monday night for he must face Tarzan Kowalski. No. 1. contender-for Lou Thesz's world j title, in the featured match.: Kowalski Is "rougher." His tre-i mendous strength has earned him the nickname, of "Killer" Kowalski. Wants Showdown Kowalski will come to Moberly directly from St. Louis, where he i_s currently t r y i n g :.o obtain a showdown t i t l e maleii with Thesz- Howrver, t h e N a t i o n a l Wrestling Alliance listed Clary as a leading contender, too, and the executive board of the professional association informed Kowalski that he would be required to meet-- and defeat-Clary before he could demand a title match. The semi-final contest is also expected to become a real thriller when Roberto Cruz, the former Mexican bullfighter, stacks up against Joe Bennecasa. who has been-rated the No. 1 heavyweight in the state of Colorado. Speed will keynote the Cruz- Bennecasa skirmish for both rivals rely on their shifty foot- among. j the newcomers seem to be Ger- : ry Anderson, Bob Hummert and ; , convincing new Manager Lou :. work to gain the edge over an opponent. I club's most troublesome Midget Headliners j problem. Two midget wrestlers, Pee James i4l'inches) and Sky Low 1.43 inches), will square o 0 ' 1 1 , in the special attraction. pint-sized wrestlers have taken the nation's mat arenas bv hours storm in recent months and they never cease to provide a f u l l measure of fun. spills thrills for the f a n s , who ways amazed by their · athletic prowess. Gayle Webb, commander o f ' the Legion Post, said t h e ; has been matches Monday night will "while at 8 p. m. instead of 3:30. start "We have decided on this earlier starting time so that the of-town sports f a n s will not forced to return home at a late hour." Tickets will be priced at one dollar plus tax and seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis. The tickets go on sale Monday afternoon at the Auditorium box-office, starting at 4 o'clock. Uoors open at 7-

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  1. Moberly Monitor-Index,
  2. 29 Nov 1951, Thu,
  3. Page 19

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