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 - Beating Back 20 Years In Sports For Is last a...
Beating Back 20 Years In Sports For Is last a is in the Montana sporting n. jycars ago this week,-was week,-was week,-was centered around the first annual Montana 'Winter Sports carnival-^-a carnival-^-a carnival-^-a carnival-^-a carnival-^-a midwinter midwinter attraction being held at Anaconda, and designed to make Montana lamous as the "world's greatest natural winter playground." playground." Built at a cost Of $15,000, a gigantic ski jump only a ten minute walk from the Anaconda business district, was one of the feature* of the winter sports carnival. Other events being featured during the gala attrac-<lnr> attrac-<lnr> attrac-<lnr> slnnir *lth ski iumcinf were skiing, tobogganing, skating skating and hockey, dog sled teams, wrestling, bowling, basketball as well as numerous social affairs. affairs. Alf Engen of Salt Lake City, .world's professional ski jump Lhimnion. ieaiied 205 feet to christen Anaconaa s new sxi juaup '.at fhr. nnenine of the carnival The Sparrow Drug company oi Anaconda won the carnival bowl- bowl- in championship for women witn score of 2,472. Turn Punaluna of Butte won the 1935 Montana senior ice skating: jchEmpionship with a total of 3o Tioints accumulated In a series of during tine carnival, ; 23-ycar- "Jumping Joe" Savoldi, former former Notre Dame football star, who introduced the gridiron dropkick to the wrestling game, and Jack Forsgren, Canadian mat champion and "strong man," wrestled to a draw at one fall each In. the main event of a feature bout held In connection connection with the carnival in Ana-coifda. Ana-coifda. Ana-coifda. Arthur Ward of Anaconda woi itbp. carnival three-mile three-mile three-mile cross country ski Tace in the time of 41 minutes and IS seconds. The Helena Crimson Bengals dropped a close Jl-33 Jl-33 Jl-33 decision to St. Peter's high school of Anaconda in the- the- basketoau tournament held in connection with the winter carnival. Butte Itenbal defeated the host team, Anaconda high by a t!-U t!-U t!-U count In the other game ot tne opening opening round of the tournament. In the second round of the1 baskitball tournament Helena lost its game to Butte Central by « '33-32 '33-32 '33-32 score, for the second one- one- point defeat suffered by the Ben gals in as many games. Anaconda' jdefeated St. Peter's high, school by a SS-30 SS-30 SS-30 score. In the Capital City Schraek's all-stars all-stars all-stars noted out the Helena Hardware team by a 24-21 24-21 24-21 scare in a hard fought game at the Coburn hall gym. Pnrcell collected collected 10 paints for the winning team and was helped by Gage with six; J. Dolan, five; Swan-son, Swan-son, Swan-son, two, and F. Dolan, one. Scoring for the Hardware team were Rett with 10; Mffligao, six; Kain, three; McGafflrk, two. Unable to halt an Idaho, South-! South-! South-! era Branch, scoring spurt in the closing minutes, Montana Griz-! Griz-! Griz-! i lies foozled away a iu-point iu-point iu-point ieati and dropped a fast contest to the IPnoatello bovs. 32-29. 32-29. 32-29. in Missoula. Heller wi.U. 13 and Brown with' 11 topped Montana scoring. Ion lost in at and °h RIGHT Top Trade-In $695 1950 Pontiac Chieftain

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  1. The Independent Record,
  2. 23 Jan 1955, Sun,
  3. Page 13

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