19480416 Pottstown Mercury (Pottstown, Pennsylvania) Friday, April 16, 1948 p23 CLIP

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19480416 Pottstown Mercury (Pottstown, Pennsylvania) Friday, April 16, 1948 p23 CLIP - a Sucker! --Mercury Staff Photo angler, laughs...
a Sucker! --Mercury Staff Photo angler, laughs as he looks at the sucker for trout in the Ironstone creek at however, wasn't a "sucker" for going returned home with the limit (ten streams were above normal and muddy. catch is Carl Endy, 338 North York ten trout yesterday. EXHIBITION BASEBALL P o t t s t o w n M e oCPTlflil 0 C u I FRIDAY, APRIL 16, 1948 PAGE TWENTY-THREE 2 More Teams Admitted Into Softball Loop Two more teams entered the Pottstown City-Industrial Softball league last night, bringing the total total of clubs in the new Softball circuit to ten. Francis Donnon, Pottstown Recreation Recreation commission official, announced announced last night that no more teams will be taken into the league. Plans call for ten teams, and now ·league officials will start working out plans for the 1948 season. The two teams entering the league at last night's meeting in the recreation commission office were the Carlini AC and the New York store. The league constitution and by-laws were drawn up at last night's meeting, and the teams are now awaiting the schedule lor the season. Recreation commission officials said all league games will be played on The Hill far fields unless another field can be acquired. acquired. The season is scheduled to start Monday, May 3. Other teams in the circuit are East End, champions of the YMCA-Industrial circuit--4he past- year; St John's Falcons. Mana Assunta, El Chico AC, Spicer's Supervisors, Supervisors, West Pottsgrove Rod and Gun club, Spicer's Cafe and the Pottstown Redbirds. // New Entries Boost Field for 500-Mile Race INDIANAPOLIS. April 15 (IP) -Eleven -Eleven new entries today boosted the field to 51 cars for the 32nd annual 500-mile race at Indianapolis Motor speedway, May 31. Speedway President Wilbur Shaw said he expected eight or nine more nominations post-marked before the deadline at midnight tonight. Shaw, himself a three-time winner winner of the Memorial Day race, said at least 40 of the cars are capable of sustained speed above 120 miles per hour and he believed it would take a qualifying -speed of 123 mph to earn one of the 33 starting positions. positions. The field includes 10 brand new American cars, all of the faster cars from the 1947 race and several race-tested chassis with new engines. Tiere are 31 four-cylinder cars, 14 eights, three sixes, one twelve, one sixteen, and a two-cylinder steamer. No foreign drivers or car owners ^are included in the entry MsVbut six foreign-build racers will compete. compete. Best regarded of the imports are the yeteran Maserati in which Shaw won two speedway victories and the Don Lee Mercedes special. Pottstown High Racquetmen First Match to Lancaster Foe, After losing two of the first three singles matches, Lancaster's McCaskey High tennis team came back to win the next six matches to hand the Trojans of Pottstown 6-3 defeat yesterday afternoon on the Lancaster courts. It was the first match of the The Panzers Defeat Mercer's Wrestlers READING, April 15--The Panzers, making their first appearance m Reading, defeated Man in Mercer's top-notch wrestling team here tonight tonight at the Armory. The No 3 Panzer opened the match by tossing Joe Steffano in 32 minutes. 33 seconds of the bout. Mercer then came back to square matters with the black - hooded wrestlers by flattening the No. 1 Panzer in nine minutes, 19 seconds. No. 2 Panzer followed with a victory victory over .Francois Miquelt In 14r nunutes, 33 seconds only to have Mercer square things again--this tame flattening the No 2 Panzer in eight minutes, 44 seconds. Milo Steinborn put up a game fight but lost to the No. 6 Panzer in seven minutes. 28 seconds, and the No. 3 Panzer put an end to the match by trouncing Mercer in three minutes, 53 seconds. for both teams Pottstown's three points came on victories in the No. 2 and 3 singles matches and in the No. 1 doubles match. Don Zieg- 4 ler was the only player to win twice for the Trojans. Ziegler, who starred on the basketball court during the Winter, put the Trojans in front by in the No. 3 singles match in straight sets. The tall, blond Ziegler Ziegler defeated Alan Newcomer. 6-0. 6-2. Dick Scheffey was the other Pottstown winner in the singles, defeating Lancaster's Jack Qraybill, 6-2, 6-1. SINGLES XJrove. L , defeated Emery, P . 6-2 --Scneffej, P., defeated Graybill, L , 6-1. Ziegler, P. defeated Newcomer, L., 6-0 6-2 Slauga, L , defeated Jones P , 6-1. Conlin, L , defeated VonBracfc, P., 6-4. 6-4. Pinfcerton, L , defeated Wanner, 6-1. 6-0. DOUBLES Emery and Ziegler. P . defeated and Slaugh. L.. 3-6. 6-0, 6-2 Graybill and Conlin. L,, defeated Shelley and Jones. 4-6, 6-0. 6-1. Buckwalter and Kohler. L . VoaDrach and Wanner, 6-2, 6-4. AT WINSTON-SALEM, N. C. Washington (A) 000 200 031--6 7 3 Philadelp'a (N) 001 Oil 000--3 10 2 Haefmer, Pieretti (8) and Early; Donnelly, Grasmick (9) and Lakeman. Lakeman. · · · AT KANSAS CITY Pittsburgh (NL) 320 020 020--9 15 0 Chicago (AL) 000 000 041--5 10 0 Gregg, Ostermuller (4, Main (9) and Fitzgerald; Bradley. Caldwell (2); Danelishen (8) and Tresh. * * * Pitt Steelers Name Michelosen As Successor to Sutherland PITTSBURGH, April 15 (AP)--Johnny Michelosen has agreed to succeed his late friend and mentor, the late Dr. John B. (Jock) Sutherland, as head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers. At 32, Jock's former first assistant, has most outstanding successes--in both collegiate and pro ranks. · · * THE NEW COACH played varsity football at the University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh in the 1935-36-37 season The next year. Sutherland's last season at Pitt, he was an assistant coach. Sutherland quit after the university adopted a "de-emphasis" program. chelosen was again at his side as first assistant. He occupied the same capacity the past season. * * * SUTHERLAND had a five - year contract due to expire in 1951- Many persons had expected Sutherland to retire then handing over the reins to Michelosen Sutherland once was quoted as saying to his assistant: ALLEY CATS TRIUMPH The Alley Cats and the Hepcats moved ahead in the Pottstown Junior High Volleyball tournament yesterday afternoon. The Alley Cats defeated the Jolly Jesters, 2021, 21-17, 21-8, while the Hepcats were eliminating the Volleyball Jets, 21-8, 21-19. NEW CUSHMAN MOTOR SCOOTERS Immediate Cash or

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