Dominick Wycavage Pittston Gazette 25 June 1919

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Dominick Wycavage
Pittston Gazette
25 June 1919 - E By CARL RANDAU (United Press Staff...
E By CARL RANDAU (United Press Staff Correspondent) Pershing Stadium, Paris, Jane 25. 'American soldiers made a clean sweep in the hand grenade throwing contest this afternoon, tho first fmais in the inter - Allieii championships. Fred Thomson won, Sam Thomson was second and y. Wycavagt was third. , All three American entries, Edward Tesehner, Charles Paddock and M. Haddock, won places in the 2C0 metro dash trials. In the 110 metre hmrdles Robert Simpson, of Chicago, Fred Kelley, of Los Angeles, and W. B. Ames, of Oak Park, Ills., expected to win a chance for final honors. The hand grenade throw brought out Fred Thompson, of Los Angeles, Samuel Thompson, also of Los Angeles,, Angeles,, and D. C. Wycavage, of Luzerne, Luzerne, Tenn. The former, a chaplain, was a favorite, although he had never practiced against the boche. Other competitors were real veterans who had tossed grenades into enemy trencho". Fred Tomson. George Broad, of New York and Hai - y Liversedgp. of Oakland, Oakland, Cal., represented Ameriea in the javelin throw. The official results to date were: 100 metre dash, trials ' First heat. Tesehner, America first; Zurin, French second, time 11 seconds. Second heat Lindsay, New Zealand first; .Halihurton, Canada, second; time 11 seconds: third heat Butler, America, first; Hume, Australiu, second; second; time 11 seconds. Fourth heat Howard, Canada, first; Caste, France, second; time 11 1 - 5 seconds; fifth heat. Paddock, America, first; Grocl, Italy, second; time 11 seconds. SemifinalsFirst SemifinalsFirst heat Lindsay, New Zealand, first; Tesehner, America, second; Butler, America, third; time 11 seconds; second heat Butler, America, first; Howard, Canada second; second; Caste, France third; time 11 seconds. 1500 metre run Trials First heat. Mason New Zealand, first; Shields, America, second; Armud, France, third; Manrey, Australia, fourth; La Pierre, Canada, fifth; time 5 mimutes, 15 1 - 5 seconds; second heat Stout, America, first; Delvor, France, second; second; Chalmers, Australia, third; La - cay, France, fourth; Ariia Schardt, America, fifth; time 4 minutes, 16 seconds. Base Ball America defeated Canada. Canada. 5 to 0, Fuller holding the Canadians Canadians to one hit. Score: America 002 100 110 5 6 0 Canada 000 000 000 0 1 5 Boxing Bantam weights McGrath Canada, beat Paine, Belgium, ten rounds decision. Paine was on defense defense throughout. "Digger" Evans. Australia, defeated Johnny "Babe" Asher, America, ten rounds, decision. Asher started well, but Evans had all the best of the concluding rounds. Evans recently won a newspaper decision decision over Jimmy Wilde, at Havre, France. Asher was A. E. F. champion. champion. Wrestling Graeco - Roman preliminaries. preliminaries. Coales, Belgium, defeated Polk. America. Bout went twenty minutes without fall. Referee ordered ordered extra period, Cocles winning with rolling fall. a

Clipped from Pittston Gazette25 Jun 1919, WedPage 1

Pittston Gazette (Pittston, Pennsylvania)25 Jun 1919, WedPage 1
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