Edward Morris Orrill Jr- Madison Cubs Lose Orrill
HOOSIER HOOPLA BRINGS JOY TO COUNTY QUINTS Smoller Schools Pry Lid Off Basketball Campaign Tonight BY KURT FREUDENTHAL INDIANAPOLIS. Oct. 31 — IUP> —They cleared the deck tonisht for the 1949-50 edition of the Hoosier Hoopla—the high school | basketball campaign which from now until next Maarch will tie the! number one sports topic throughout throughout the state. ' For tomorrow night, hundreds, of county quintets will stage the tip-off for the lengthy season which will be climaxed next Spring with the crowning of the Indiana prep school basketball champion. The great majority of the perennial perennial front-runners won't launch their campaigns until mid-November mid-November or even later. But the county outfits, not large enough to partici-j pate in football, begin shooting i away at the hoop just as soon as the Indiana High School Athletic! Association gives the green light. THE "D"-DAY is tomorrow, and the little "big shots" who've beenj practicing for the past few weeks are ready. Among last year's small-school winner, opening against Bourbon at Plymouth; Twelve Mile of Cass County, which ' entertains New Waverly, and Carthage, the pride of Rush County, which faces New Salem. Terre Haute State's Young Sycamores, Sycamores, who won 18 games last year, also open tomorrow against the Glenn Pirates, who lost only twice during the last campaign. Madison's always-strong Cubs, runner-up to Jasper in the state finals last March, go to Vevay Friday Friday in a Southeastern Conference tilt. Coach Ray Eddy's Cubs lost the brilliant Dee Monroe and another another fine forward, Fireman Ed Orrill, Orrill, but they'll be plenty tough again this year, with boys like Ted Server. Ed Cheatham and Spence Schnaitter back for another try atj the "state."