Montana Butte Standard • 20-December-1936 • Page 26

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fc J. R. of by hit by 10 by the of 25, by 7, 15 PO. .591 .585 .985 .545 .481 .4-1 35 8 6 MONTANA SPORT TALES •OF OTHER DAYS- McKenziexof Butte Third Montanan In Rose Bowl; Stephens,. Phythian First. Grid Stars of This State Have Gone and Go Big for Coast to Coast Teams. By JOE L. MARKHAM===== « , U «« e ™ lty1 ,, rod . 8 Iou « h5 hoa over Ohio StaU in the Bowl game In 1921, a Montana boy, Howard (Howdy) Stephens of Anaconda was a standout. One play in particular, the most spec- of f«™» g ,? me> '"»"*. s i?l*«K a' ^e receiving' and touchdo™ end of a forward pass tossed by "Brick" Mueller. The pass traveled a distance of 70 yards, but it was scored as a, 50-yard gain from line of U SUU hera!ded M fc In the Base Bowl gamo of 1923, when the University of Southern California defeated Penn. State 14 to 3, Hayden (Sonny) Pythian a Billings boy, was one of the stars of the winning team. In all the years of Rose Bowl* - • - : - : competition, competition, .dating from 1D16, Stephens Stephens and Pythian are the only Montanans to participate at the Pasadena grid spectacle series. After Jan. 1, "Howdy" "Sonny" will have company. and Jack DANNY HANLE7. McKenzle, giant tackle of the Washington Washington "Huskies, a Butte boy, will see action against Ptttsburg U. Then, too, Jimmy Phelan, Husky coach, will have his name engraved as a mentor of a Rose Bowl team. Phelan, while in his teens, attended St. Patrick's parochial school, Butte. Phelan first became acquainted with a football while a resident of Dublin Gulch, Butte. As a player, Jimmy was good enough to quarterback quarterback Notre Dame teams. Phelan's coaching career began while he was In the service during 1917-18. His first college coaching assignment assignment was at Missouri University. DR. B. E; SCHROEDEB. On* of his Missouri, teams won a Big Six title. From Missouri, James went to Purdue, where he was able to haul Its football teams out of the Big 10 conference mud. In the reign of Phelan, Purdue won its first Big 10 title. Jimmy has been coaching at Washington for seven years. This year he developed developed a conference championship team—a Rose Bowl entry. And Jack McKenzie of Butte was an important cog in the Huskies' machine. There are hundreds and hundreds of college football teams, yet there's •WRECK' DONNELLY. only room. for two of them each year at the Rose Bowl. Some of Montana's Stan, Montana boys, nevertheless, have played in fast company, even though they haven't RosebowJed. Danny Hanley. of Butte was a star at Notre Dame for both Knute Rockne and "Hunk" Anderson. "Bud" Henderson of Butte. played for Alonzo A. stagg at Chicago, captaining the team In his senior year. "Frosty" Peters, a Billings boy, halfbacked and kicked his way into the headlines at Illinois, for Bob Zupke, Harold McQuarrie of Mlssoula was an Army player. Like Peters, he was halfback and kicker of no mean ability. • The late Ralph Scott of Hardin, All-Anierican himself while playing for Wisconsin University. Don Moe of Great Falls was a backfield hotshot at Oregon State. For several years, he • has been backfield hotshot at Oregon' State For several yearb he has been backfield backfield coach at that school. Don Bowman, Jimmy Scilley and George O'Donnell, all of Billings, were on Denver U teams for three years. Frank Little of Dillon, fullback for Oregon State. Lou Chappie, a Billings youth, was a Navy grldster. Hank McKenna of Anaconda was good enough to ploy oh Minnesota U teams. Tom Davis Sweet of Miles University • stars, of Butte and Russ City, played Montana for the Olympic club of San Francisco when they closed the book on their collegiate playing days. "Frog" . McDonald, a '.Whitehall boy, starred for Beloit, Oomngn. and Utah State. John . Bozonith of Anaconda played for Purdue before the war. "Fat" Jacobson of Billings was a linesman at Wisconsin. Dave Strong of Helena played for Zuppke's Illinois team this year and has two years to go. Eddie Bayne of Billings played for Washington State this year and is being groomed to take Ed Goddard's Goddard's place at quarterback, now that Goddard's lolleglate career Is ended. John and Bill Corrfgan and John Gorman of-Anaconda have PJayed with St. Mary's teams. A team-mate of Bockne's, at Notre Dame, was "Turk" Oaas, of Butte. John McAullffe, T. Orady Til Nelson, Tom Walsh, "Lefty" Carroll and "Soup" Schaeffer of Butte, also Norval Langworthy and' Ted Algeo of Billings, and "Prog" McDonald McDonald of Whitehall, pUyed several seasons at BelolU Montana boys who have helped make Gonzaga football history. Butte lads whq made good with a bang were Dr. Eddie Mulholland, Leo Crowley, Rev. Arthur Dussault, Frank Whelan, Bill Jovick, Tim O'Leary, Bill Schumaker, Tommy Weir, Hook Leahy and Ralph Olson of Mlssoula, Lou Lemry of Poison, Gil Greenley o£' Eureka and Fritz Baler of Great Falls, grid as Gonaigans. roamed the "Wreck" Donnelly and Joe Meglen, Meglen, both backs and punters, were stars of th« first :water while at Georgetown. This pair hailed from Butte. • Sam Paplch of Eutta was a Northwestern linesman for three seasons. At Crelghton and Denver. Over a period of years, Butte boys .were numbered among the stalwarts of Creighton University teams. Incidentally, Incidentally, a lot of the Montana- Crelghton athletes favored dentistry. The list Includes Dr. J. B. DrlscoU, Dr. John Bertogllo, Dr. Vivian Qulnn, Dr. Honey Kiley, the late Dr. J. (Shoes) O'Connor, Dr. J. (S9s) Keane, Dr. J. B. Herzog, the late Dr. Joe Mulholland and his brother. Dr. Eddie Mulholland, who also footballe'd at Gonzaga; also Mike O'Leary, Paj. (Ears) Holland, Jim Bertogllo,'"Duke" Hevltn, Tank Manley and Denny Naugton. Other Montana boys who gained a DDS, beside football letters, are Dr. R. R. (Duke) Schroder of Butte, Dr. W. L. Beal and Dr. Harry Beal, Anacondans, all Denver University University footballers. Clem Crowley of the famous Butte athletic Crowleys, Is s Denver graduate, and Coloradans will tell you he was a sweet football player. Portland Well Supplied. Jack Adams, a Butte boy, half- backed for Oregon State during the past season. Portland University was a great stamping grounds for Butle and Anaconda boys in the last few years Butte footballers at Portland were Larry Manlon, John Tomas, Hillary Greg-ler, BUT and Dan > McCarthy, Frank Doherty, Bcrnle Boyle, John snd JJm Hlnch, Nick Gayeskl, Jim Martlno, Dan Crowley, John L. Sullivan, Sullivan, Phil PIskol, Emmet Lyons and Pat Connors and Pat Quajne of Anaconda, . Harry Wilson of Grest Falls alto played at Portland. A vast majority of Montana boys HOWARD STEPHENS. elected to go, to Montana University, Montana Mines, Montana State College College or Carrol College. Down through the years, Montana colleges have had many great players! Outstanding Outstanding among Montana football greats of other years are "Wild Bill" Kelly, Oy Gattori, Euss Sjveet, Tom Davis, Pat Sugrue, Larry Higbee, Harry Adams, Steve Sullivan, DAVID STRONG. "Click" C1 -k, Johnny Good, Mervin Mervin Dem^ey, .Harry Dahlberg, Clyde 'Carpenter, Paul Dornblaser, Christian Bentz, Ott Romney, Lewis Jolley, Johnny Sullivan, Bill Ittn'er, Eddie Chl'nske. Court Sheriff, Frank Dries, Ted Illman, Jack Travis, Vic O'Leary, John Breeden, Mix Worthington, Worthington, Charles McAuliffe, Gene Havey, Dave Hughes, Elmo Burrell, Erick Erlckson,'Emniei. Cullity, Sam Spiegel, Dick Stephens, Ray McCarren, McCarren, Bill Flaherty, Val Glynn, Rip Wilson, Jim Ario, John Flan- nlgan, Paul McLean, "Curly" Gardner, Gardner, "Cute" Dayliss, "Punk" Owsley, E. Pat Kelly, Ed Craighead, and dozens of others, good enough to make.any college or Rose Bowl team. 'FROSTY' PETERS

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