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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, JANUARY 16 • 1937 NINE MASON CITY ROUTS FORT DODGE CAGERS WATCH SOX FOR NEXT SEASON IN DRIVE FOR FLAG That's Advice of Chicago Club's Owner in Off Season Interview. By EARL HILLIGAN CHICAGO, (A 1 )—The Chicago White Sox, in whom thousands of never-say-die fans have been investing their loyalty for many gloomy seasons, are getting ready to pay off next summer. Lou Comiskey. genial White Sox owner, confidently predicted Saturday that, barring too many bad breaks through injuries or illness, his club will win the American league pennant—"Yankees or no Yankees." "And what's more," he said, ''we'll lead the race from start to finish." "We made a fine shewing last season, when we were badly crippled through most of the drive. Monte Stratton was out for an appendicitis operation. Players Were Hurt. "Luke Appling was hurt, as were Rip Radcliff and several others. We finished just about in a tie for second place and were whipping the Yankees at the end of the season, and we'll whip them again next season." Comiskey made it clear he isn't going to let anything interfere with his plans to get the Sox away to a flying start. "Holdouts?" he grinned. "I haven't any- right now, regardless of the talk' going around. Appling always puts off signing a contract. Radcliff and Jackie Hayes are just talking things over. Zeke Bonura m?.y develop into a holdout. He's a swell fellow, but just doesn't know what he wants. But we'll be readv. Sox Have Pitching. '•I realize the Yankees are a fine club, with a powerful punch. But they haven't our pitching staff , and that will tell the story. Win, | lose or draw, the Sox always have been loyally supported for many years. "The old man (the late Charles A. "the Old Roman" Comiskey) spent a lot of money trying to give the fans a real team. The Sox always have been scrappy, and we'll be that way again next summer. "There's a lot of grief owning a ball club, but a pennant next summer will amply repay not only the fans but myself and my whole organization." JOHAWKlfsCRAP SHAMROCK FIVE Clarion Stops Mason City's Mat Record Mohawks Win Light Tests, Fade in Heavier of Grappling Tilts. CLARION—Clarion's Cowboys avenged a last season defeat here Friday night when they handed Mason City its first dual loss of the season in a wrestling meet, bowling over the Mohawks, 27 to 11. Mason City won first four matches, ihree of but was the far PREP FIVE GETS INTO LAST HALF BATTLE TO WIN Ft. Dodge High Goes Down to Basement of League After Loss Here. Out of Basement outclassed in the heavier weights. The Cowboys won three falls and j four decisions, while the Mohawks had to be content with one fall and two decisions, THE SUMMARY 8.-.— Decker (MC) decisions! D, McCol- louirh (C), 2:43. 9.1 — Brll (C) decMonrd Walter (MCI, ">:43. Hl.i — Lcewrieht (MO threw Duitscher (C), 8:12. 115 — Thompson (MC) decisloncd C. McCollough id, 1:41. l.ickm.in (C) threw Cullcchia (MC), ! IX", — Morford (ft decisioned J. Thomp ' son (MC). '-':'>!>. I 14." — Armour (C) decUlonrd Cookman i (MC). 3:i:l. | !,"»} — -Sharp id dfrUioni-d Anderson (MCI, :.:•;,'.. lfi.-,_CampbcN . C> threw GMios SMS. Heavy — Kvans (C) thrpiv Lcake •1:10. MASON CITY— W Shots FG FT FTM TF Pts. Cookman f .. 4 0 I) 11 1 It Wallace t ... x ll (l o o n Fletcher f-jc . ~ ? 0 1 4 4 Cooper f .... ii o o n i o Muff I 11 .% -2 3 0 12 orman c . . 1 1 2 II 3 4 Stoecker c .. A 1 2 2 II -1 Wood e -. 2 ; f i •> i> McKcn/y 5.1 0 n n n 0 TOTALS 4J II J-ORT DODGE—23 Shots FG Tlerney f ... Ill 4 Thompson 1 . II 0 Jones I . , .. .T I Rich c Ill X Otto ( (I II Matties i ... :l I Ganne r .... 2 11 Mill* p II It FT FTM PF I 2 (I fl GAZETTE SPORTS Elly Downs Fred in Pittsburgh Match TOTALS .. :ill Srorc by ri'iar MASON CTTV . FORT DODGE <MC>. Refcrrc: Gordon Mectcr (Grinnell). ICI, Rockford Cagers Win Five, Lose One Gamej ROCKFORD—The Rockford A. C. basketball team hung up its fifth victory against one defeat here Thursday night when it turned back the fast Oliver-Hart Parr team 25 to 22. The lone defeat came in the second game of the season at tne h?.nds of the Diamond Bread five of Mason City. Failure of the local team to capitalize on their free throws resulted in the loss of this game. Team. 1 ; wishing games may write to J. A. Ruckdashel, Rockford, Iowa. BIG FOUR STANDINGS w. s,, ret. Waterloo East 3 0 1.000 Waterloo East 2 1 .fifi? MASON' crry i 2 .333 Fort Dodjre II 3 .0(10 FRIDAY RESULTS MASON CITY 29: Forl Dodrc SS, Waterloo East 31); Waterloo West 18, GAMES FEB. 5 Waterloo West at MASON CITY. Fort Dodje »t Waterloo East. Chicago Cubs Not to Slash Players' Pay Cuts Won't Be Drastic This Season; Gabby Named 'Field Leader. CHICAGO, (&)— At least most of the Chicago Cubs, whose failure to retain their National league pennant started circulation of pay cut rumors, aren't going to be financially penalized as heavily as they were led to believe. Manager Charlie Grimm, after a salary conference with Owner P. K. Wrigley, said no player was i given a cut, although a bonus I clause which brightened some contracts will be missing this coming season. Grimm indicated Wrigley may reward an athlete who performs unusually well. Grimm has named Gabby Hartnett, veteran catcher, as the team's field captain for Z937. Hartnett, who will be starting his sixteenth year with the Bruins, succeeds Woody English, infielder transferred to Brooklyn. Mohawks Pull Out of Cellar Forest City Cagers Win in Garner Test FOREST CITY—Forest City defeated Garner 25 to 11 in a well- played North Iowa conference basketball game here Friday night. Garner having a string of hard luck on field shots. The local grade school won from the high school' freshmen, 15 to 8. i Clarksville Wins in 1 County Court Battle ! CLARKSVILLE — Clarksville | high school's basketball team won j a Butler County league game from Dumont, 41 to 27, as Sinram made St loseoh's to Meet Hard 23 points, and the local reserves ' J F , . • ^ scored a 31 to 10 victory. Barlow Test at Austin in Game on Sunday's Ticket. PROBABLE LINEUPS JOHAWKS SHAMROCKS FR. WHITE .... Coach Balek Colloton t: Madden Cross . ..,-..... Peterson . OATE: Sunday PLACE: St. Auiustine DEIG I.. Enrljht .. Gerafhty . Stolzenberc Gavin . Bellrichard Au.lln. led Dumont in the first team contest with seven points. By AL MITCHELL (Globe-Gazette Sports Editor) Mason City's Mohawks remembered—and just in time, it was— that they had to win a basketball game from Fort Dodge. So they went out and won it, Friday night, in the third and fourth periods, after snoozing through more than the first half while the Dodgers piled up an eight point lead. The final margin was 29 to 23. The win. Mason City's first in the Big Four conference, Vfted the Mohawks off the bottom of the pile in the prep league, and gave the Dodgers sole rights to the last step of the ladder. Maybe George Rich scared the Mohawks when he got back his own tipoff and slapped a shot into the basket before the game was more seconds Whatever than old. the HUFF Fresh from their last-second victory over their city rivals. Holy Family's Northsiders, St. Joseph's Johawks will go on tour Sunday when they travel to Austin, Minn., to play the fast-moving Shamrocks from St. Augustine's. The teams have met previously this season, at Mason City, and the local squad came off a rather poor second in a 36 to 16 contest. Spearhead of the Shamrock attack in the previous contest was Bob Gavin, whose near-perfect j passing and dribbling set up I chance after chance for big Ed; Gerashty, Shamrock forward who; towers over all the Johawks ex- i cepting Joe Madden. I Bill Colloton led the attack when j the teams played here, scoring I three field goals and a free throw j to total seven points. Geraghty scored six goals and three free chances for 15 counters. Nashua Cagers Take Pair of Court Tests MARBLE ROCK—Nashua high school defeated Marble Rock in two Friday basketball games, winning the first team contest as Flint paced the attack, 22 to 18. Maxson looked best for Marble Rock The reserves won 26 to 4. Sheffield Teams Win in Two Cage Battles SHEFFIELD—Sheffield high school defeated Chapin'? girls, 20 to 18, and Rockford's boys, defeated Nora Springs 20 to 7 in a Friday game here, while the local girls won 16 to 8. Wins i wo m Popejoy Cage Scrap GENEVA—Geneva high school's basketball teams defeated Popejoy in two basketball games, the boys winning 38 to 21 and the girls 19 to 18. Latimer will come here Tuesday night. Four Squads Play as Fans Have Huge Card IOWA FALLS—Iowa Falls high school, led by Claude Santee with 25 points, beat Algona in a North C c n t ra 1 conference basketball game Friday night. Ellsworth junior college lost to Webster City, 30 to 26, as Drefs paced the winning Indian club with 11 points. Steamboat Rock defeated the local high school reserves, 27 to 23, at Steamboat Rock, and the high school wrestlers tied at Eldora, 21 to 21. Shotguns Only to Be Used in Fox Hunting ROCKWELL—An error in announcing the Rockwell Rod and Gun club fox hunt, scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 21, at 10 o'clock, indicated that no guns would be allowed. Shotguns only will be allowed. A lunch will be fcrvcd by the club after the hunt. Kensett High Takes Rudd Court Contest KENSETT—Kensett high school won its second basketball game within the week as Rudd fell, 21 to 11, in a Friday night contest. The local five started strong to run up a 9 to 2 lead, but saw its margin fade to 13 to 11 at the third period. A fourth quarter spurt, with Tostenson, Cooper and Boutelle le_ading the attack, ran up the winning edge. Soutelle paced the scoring with 12 points. The local reserves won 18 to 9. Colwell High Cagers Win in Floyd Battle FLOYD—Colwell high school's cagers won a 19 to 16 contest here Friday night, although the local five led 9 to 8 at the half. The home reserves won their preliminary game. Mat Results HIGH SCHOOL Clarion 27; MASON CITY 11. O»re 19: Waterloo East ID. Iowa Falls 21: Eldota 21. CALL OFF MEET CRESCO — The Cresco-Davenport wrestling match scheduled for Friday night was called off on account of icy roads. . reason, Mason City had a pretty jittery basketball team on the court during the first half. The Dodficrs led ti to 3 at the quarter, after Jack Jones had grabbed a loose ball and hot-footed to the basket for a setup, and red-headed Bill T i e r n e y had clipped up another pair of points on a block play. Leland Huffs follow-up .shot and Howard Gorman's free throw added up to make the Mohawk total. The Dodgers were still hitting 'em in the second period. Tierney found one from the corner right away, but Everett Fletcher evened that up by stinging a shot through from the six-foot center circle. He got another, square into the strings, a few minutes later, but the Dodgers took a turn at scoring after that. Lead by Eight Points. Chuck Mattice tipped in a snap shot as he was ridden out of bounds on a fast break, and Rich tossed another goal from a handy corner. A set of double free throws by Mattice and Huff made the score 15 to 11 at the half, for the Dodgers. Rich opened the third period by tossing a "backhand" shot through the west ring as Fred Stoecket shoved him out of bounds, and Tierney whizzed a shot over Wayne Wood's head to set the score at 19 to 11, Right at that point, things started to happen. Huff went under the east goal to grab Wood's long spot pass and tip it into the ring. Then Fred Stoecker added a free throw. Wood steamed down the floor with an intercepted pass, and made the trip clear to the goal under his own power, as the defense trailed him, for another bucket. Perfect Play Scores. Then came a perfect play, with Stoecker passing off to Huff from the pivot-post position to set up a clean shot that was good for points. The third period ended right there, with Mason City still trailing, 19 to 18. The Mohawks slipped down a point further when Tierney dumped in a free throw to open the fourth quarter, but Stoecker bounced in a free attempt, and Wood tossed a second chance through after Huff had failed on the same job. Wood's throw was .perfect, dead into the center of the SQUADS SHARE LEAGUE HONOR Red Crown Wins Three But Iso-Vis D Has Higher Figures on Alley. Red Crown and Iso-Vis D split the honors of the evening Friday in the Standard Oil bowling league as the former won three straight and the latter rolled a 661 single and 1,838 series. Youngerman's 553 series and the 206 games rolled by Lamm and Werner were high individual marks. The Mason City division of Standard Oil sent a team to Fort Dodge Saturday, to compete against the DCS Moines and Sioux City divisions in the first scheduled inter-division match of the year. RED CROWN , Players— 1st 2nd 3rd Werner illfi 127 IBS Graessle 1 IS 172 126 Pasternak I3X HIS 112 Holland ITS IIS 15S Handicap .... Vines Scraps Cold, Briton; Defeats Both Piles Up Points in Friday Match Against Former Amateur Leader. PITTSBURGH, (£>)—Ellsworth Vines, national professional tennis champion, left for Detroit Saturday with a double victory safely tucked away—he licked a cold, then trounced Fred Perry, former amateur king, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4, 6-1. Three limes before he bowed to Perry in matches at New 'fork, Cleveland and Chicago. Then he went to a Chicago hospital, stayed in bed for six days and licked the cold. He went into Friday night's match, back in top form and except for the second set, which went to Perry, displayed marked superiority piling up points seemingly with little effort. Perry had said before the match Vines' illness "certainly put me in a hole.'-' He explained: "If I won I did so because Vines wasn't at top form; if I lost fans could say that Vines, even though off his game, could beat me." Mason City's Mohawks defeated Fort Dodge Friday nisrht, 29 to 23. This flashphoto shows some of the action on the local court, as Fred Stoccker faces off with Bill Ganoe (No. 28) and jumps high after the tipoff. Wayne Wood is at the left, with Referee Gordon Meeter, Leland Huff has blocked out Chuck Mattice (No. 22) in the foreground, Georgre Rich stands at the right and Everett Fletcher is in the background. (Lock Photo, Kayenay Engraving) EAST HOOPERS TOP CAGE LIST Beat West High in Tussle at Home Court to Get Big Four Lead." Cage Scores Total Av. 198 Ilili 4! I 507 24 1ST IIII 1IJ9 TOTAL PINS . Kto .181! .".8 STA.VOI.EX Ft'F.1. Players— 1st 2nd 3rd N>|| JSII I IB 13t Rur;ess 111 100 XI Weber I is i'l!) 139 Younjrerman ... 173 1!>R !RO Handicap .... TOTAL PINS .. Mfi .123 534 Players— Moreland Apland Doe Gamble .... Handicap TOTAL PINS ISO-VIS "D" 1st 2nd 3rd l.VT 135 15!i HII Jill ilrt 1311 1.11) 130 V;H iiw i?; 1798 Total Av. 4110 i.V, •2HS flS .Ilifi 122 S5.1 184 n Total Av. 467 136 473 13S 3!>fl 13(1 508 163 0 East Grabs Lead 1 (re- Players— 1st 2nd 3rd Tottl Av. Nnltcricke 137 151 144 432 114 Hardy 135 l:Mt 134 404 133 Su-cnson 13:: '07 113 3S" \'2K •Lamm l.":i -Ofi 183 .H'2 181 Handicap .... 4- TOTAL PINS . . 353 r,lV> 504 1SH3 ATLAS TIRES 1st 2nd 3rd .... 139 12II 137 K'X 142 Hi* IK; iii> 141 1C.. 1 ; 144 15!) Players— Younp ICntllsh ... Morris .... Pa > n e . . Handicap TOTAL PINS ,'IK .WO 614 STANOLCVT) 1st 2nd 3rd . .. 134 11)4 14H . . Mil 114 132 . . 1311 IHIP 130 . . . IK.'. I HI I."ill Players— Stihvrll ... Coniuirs . .. One Galbrealh Handicap Total Av. 40!) J35 437 146 Total Av. MB II!) 3Kfi 12!) 3fl» 13(1 481 Ifil Althousc f Slater f Suiter ! Deberjf f Heatherton Goehrij: e Close iWEST—18 fj " pf' I II l;0leson f Ii 0 OjGilley f S I niMillrr f 0 II 2|Marlin 1 t 2 ^ 0|B«l!ard r 1 (I ;;iBreciinler e .1 0 HSdhrock f ft pf I 3 2 0 1 0 0 II II 0 1 II II 0 2 2 3 II I 0 1 i) 1 Diestelmier J I) 0 l!Pa K.llnlch f I I n, Hartman f 0 0 Oj Mcssersmlth R 0 o n TOTALS 13 t IQiTOTALS (i r. 9 Score it half: Waterloo Ea«t 13; Waterloo West 8. Keferce: Hedjtes (Dartmouth), umpire, Winter. TOTAL TINS .. .VVI S7R 3liH 17 Old Pete Suffering \j With Infected Legs SPRINGFIELD, 111,, (/P)—Grover Cleveland Alexander, whose right arm dazzled National league batsmen for many years, is seriously ill in a Springfield hospital. The one-time pitching star, xvho was hurt some time ago in an automobile accident, is suffering from a leg infection which developed recently after a fall. Alexander came to Springfield with friends about two weeks ago. net. It was Huff—who has a habit of getting right in the center of the limelight if there's a last- minute basket needed to win a ball game—it was Huff who set the Mohawks out in front for the first time in the contest, when he hit the east netting from a short angle. Fletcher Goes Out. Mattice regained a point as he sank a free throw, to make the score 22 to 21 for the Mohawks, Northwood Wins m*" Conference Tussle B R IT T — Northwood high school's cagers defeated Britt 41 to 27 in a North Iowa conference game here Friday, while the Britt Hottentots won 27 to 22 from Diamond Bread of Mason City. but Fletchers bucket from the free throw circle, just before he left for the bench on fouls, set the Mohawks further ahead. Gorman grabbed.three points in a bunch when he took McKenzy's hard, short pass for an under- basket shot, scored the goal, and was handed a free chance. Huff added a clincher just afterward, dribbling all the way under the goal from the sidecourL Tierney's final shot, seconds before the last gun, rang the gong and set the score at 29 to 23. .SI WATERLOO — Some remarkable basket shooting and some close guarding on the part of East high enabled it to turn in a 30 to 18 victory over West high here in an intra-city game Friday night. The victory gave East undisputed first place in the Big Four conference and also one leg on the city series title. Big Pete Kaiinich. acting game captain, playing his last East- West game before he completes his eight semesters of high school competition, turned in a top notch defensive performance, while Edgar Suiter struck it "hot" in two crucial spots to lead the attack for East. The gnme was played on the East high .ttoor. and West was unable to get going, long shots putting East into a 15 to 8 lead at the half. The Trojans came back again with '& rush in the third quarter to breeze through to victory. COLLEGE MASON CITY 3~; Fort Dodse 29. Webster City m; Ellsworth 2G. Marxhalltown 37; Boone 25. Albil 4:i; Washington 89. Chariton 29; Ked Oak IB. HIGH SCHOOL MASON CITY 29; Fort Dodce 23. Waterloo E»st 3U; Waterloo West 18. Clear Lake- 30-J3; Belmond 23-1(1. Cedur Falls 3P-26: Charles City 19-2(i. Rodman 38-38; West Bend 19-37. Geneva 38-19; Popejoy 21-18. Jloek Falls 2J: Grafton J4. New Hampton IK; Decorab 14. >'reclcrika 2H; New Hampton serves). Hansell 33; Hampton 19 (clrls). Webster City 35; Hampton 29. Allison 19-7; Greene lti-2-. Towa Falls 32; Alfrona 16. Steamboat Rock 27; Iowa Fails 28 serves). Buffalo Center 29; Lake Mills II. Hanlontown 3li: Fertile 32. Goodell 33-10: Klemme 31-31. Kanawha 31-21; Woden 20-10. Kensett 21-18; Rudd J1-9. Nashua 22-26: Marble Boek 1S-4. Sheffield 20; Chapin 18 (jirliO. Sheffield 32-JO; Eockford 29-23. Plymouth 20-8; Nora Springs 7-16. Orchard 22-10; Little Cedar 1H-9. Rowan 20-22; Alexander 23-18. Northwood 41; BrUt 27. Clarkfville 51-31; Dumont 11-1(1. Colweli 19; Floyd 16. Osajre 38-26; St. Ansjar 26-5. Forest City 23; Garner II. Luverne 24-21; Livermore 21-34, Court House Leads Bowling Loop Play ALGONA—The Court House Rats continued in the lead by a two game margin following another week's play of the Algona Bowling league. Phillips 66 and the Farmers tied for third place. The standings of the teams are: VP. I.. Pel. Court House ,...2ti 1(1 .mi" Flowers ™ « •«»« Phillips GO IS Farmers 1** Coffee Shop "> Fearles* Five IS Hurt .1 Ltiverne "* .r,oo .600 .398 IS in JAYSEE CAGERS PUSH IN LOT OF GOALS FOR WIN Beat Fort Dodge Jaysees m Road Game; Lane Leads- Scoring Contest. Hittin' the Hoop MASON CITY—37 |FORT DODG£—59 fit (t pf| tf ft pf Lane T Sncll f Usher e Anderson Hrrt r Schecklrr Dunn £ ^ 3'Spinharney S (I SIMesserly f S 0 f)|GIIIispie I 0 (I 0; Olson f. A 0 IjBron'nkant 1 0 JIErirson i: 1 1 2jTodd i jSnetjron TOTALS 1« * Score at half: Dodge 15. Referee: Mike Kennedy (Drake). I n ft o 012 2 (i : inn e * * i « * A .* i o <! n n 112 12 * ~ Forl Buffalo Center Has Win in Cage Battle LAKE MILLS—Buffalo Center defeated Lake Mills, 29 to 11, in a north Iowa conference basketball gaTio Friday night, leading all the way as Kopp, -Bredesor. and Peterson shared playing honors. The Lake Mills Independents i defeated Thompson, 33 to 26. | Allison Wins Court Battle With Greene ALLISON—Allison high school, led by Reints at center, who scored eight points, defeated Greene 19 to 16 in a county conference basketball game Friday. The local team led 13 to 6 at the half. The Greene reserves won 22 to 7 in a preliminary game. Osage, East Tie as *j ' Kurtz Wins in Test OSAGE—Three points earned when Kurtz decisioned Waterloo East's 240 pound heavyweight provided a tie for Osage high school and the Orange wrestling team Friday night. The squads were knotted at 19-19 as the match ended. THE SUMMARY a,-_j, c( . m in (0) Ibrew KuttlM (E), 4:20. " m —Lynn (E) dcclsloned Horby lO). U>;—Kressley (E) threw Harris (O), 4:31., 115—Viskocil (O) diclsloncd Bathern (E). 12i>—Griffith (E) decisioned Johnson (O). 135—Llndholm (6) decisioned Mlchels ro>. }45_Belscamper (E) thre\r Howe (01, 3:00. ir,r—Melson (O) rieclsioned Smith (1O. IBS—Jahni-N (O) threw Vounur (El, «:(io. Hr.vv—Kuril (O) rtecisioned Hllfjtlns (E). Chickasaw Cagers in Conference Win When Decorah Loses Fight NEW HAMPTON—New Hampton staged a last minute rally here Friday night to take an 18 to 14 victory over Decorah in a Northeast Iowa conference game. The inability of the Chickasaws to click from the free throw line kept them in trouble until the last minute. The score wss tied at .3-3 apiece fit the end of the quarter and was Goodell Cagers Take League Court Battle KLEMME—Goodell high school nipped Klemme, 33 to 31, in a Seven Eagles conference basketball game here Friday night as Zielie led the scoring with 14 points, while Jorgenson paced Klemme. The local reserves won 31 to 10. Charles City Halves Pair of 6"to"s Yn"favor'"o?"New' Hampton j City Comets divided a twin bill of at the half-way mark. Decorah staged a third quarter rally and earned an 11 to 10 lead. The winners missed 11 of their 13 chances from the charity strip«. Decorah sank 6 of 9 chances. Harry Carney, stellar New Hampton forward, led the scoring with 9 points while Hove, Viking forward scored two field goals and one free throw. Bernatz. Decorah guard played a sweet game but was ejected in the final period. The work of Gerald Carney on defense was outstanding for the winners. Frederika defeated the New Hampton reserve team 28 to 1 in the preliminary game. basketball at Cedar Falls Friday night, the varsity losing 39 to 13 and the reserves winning in an overtime period, 28 to 26. The score at the end of the regular game was 25 to 25. Hanlontown High Has Edge in Late Periods FERTILE—Hanlontown high school defeated Fertile in the late periods of a' Friday night basketball game. 33 to 32. Rodman High Takes Tenth Court Tussle RODMAN — Rodman high school's boys defeated West Bend i for their tenth basketball victory in a row, 38 to 19, while the local girls lost by a single to a powerful West Bend team, 33 to 37. Orchard High Wins in Two Cage Tests O R C H A R D—Orchard high school won two Friday basketball games from Little Cedar, the first while the reserves won 10 to 9. Bowling CITY LEAGUE SCHEDULE SUNDAY, JAN. 17 Alleys 1:1* O'CLOCK 1-S—Open. g-4_Koir Korntr vj. Decker's Office. 5-6—Golden Glow vs. Moose Lodce. 7-B—CoH»Te Grill-Blue Ribbon T«. M»ple tnn. Alleys 3:45 O'CLOCK 1-2—Open. ,1-4—Decker's JM«ii T«. »«««<l«r<t's. 5-»i—Kuirh Duvey »n« Son v>. Tyler-Uf Furniture. 7-1—Herm»n>on O»lry T«. Old Timers. Rowan High Halves Kanawha Victor Over Woden in Cage Scrap KANAWHA—Kanawha high j school took a double basketball FORT DODGE—A sparkling offense, featuring the effective marksmanship of Gale Lane and Lee Usher, earned Mason City a 37 to 29 decision Friday night over Fort Dodge junior college's basketball team. The rough and tumble contest provided few breathing spells for the players and not a dull, moment for the spectators, as both teams fought, without a letup, the Trojans to protect their early lead, the Dodgers to overcome their margin. Coach Clayton/'Chick" Sutherland's crew piled up an 8 to 1 lead in the first four minutes of the battle, and clung stubbornly to their advantage. Three times the Dodgers chiseled the visitors' edge to three or four points, but each time Lane or Usher came through with LANE field goals that kept the Trojans safely in front. Bill Todd, the Dodgers' hard fighting little guard, kept the Blue and White quintet from taking a trouncing in the first half. He scored 10 of the IS points the locals harvested in the opening period, and each of the four field goals he dropped was of the breathtaking variety. He and Lane staged a contest for scoring honors in the first half with Lane trailing at recess time by a single point. Mason.City had a 22 to 15 lead at the half, and finished the game with a margin-a point better than that after the fastest minutes of basketball local cage fans have seen in a long time. The sharpshooting of Lane and Usher won't be forgotten here soon. They were so deadly at short range that the Dodgers scrapped bitterly to keep them from getting the ball. They scored three field goals apiece in the final period, most of them on arm- length tosses. Gale Snell, Trojan forward, was the hard luck performer of the second half. He put four long shots into the ring and each time the ball caromed out. Lane was the scoring star of the game with 16 points; Todd was runnerup for marksmanship honors with an even dozen, and Usher contributed 10 points to the Trojan total. Lane and Todd were also standouts in other departments of the game, and Leo Shelgren of Fort Dodge and Snell of Mason City were all-around stellar performers. A 1 J T ' 1 I victory from Woden Friday night, Alexander lUSSleS winr.ing a Seven Eagles conference game 31 to 20. the local re- server, also won, 21 to 10, ALEXANDER — Rowan high school beat Alexander's boys, 20 to 18, in a Friday basketball doubleheader, the local girls winning 23 to 22, POSTPONE MEET NEW HAMPTON—The Davenport-New Hampton wrestling meet scheduled for Saturday night was postponed because of icy roads. "* Thompson Indies Win Against Rake Cagers THOMPSON—The Rake Independent Basketball team lost to Osage High Wins m Rough Saint Tussle ST. ANSGAR — Osage high school avenged a series of old defeats by beating St. Ansgar here Friday night, 38 to 26. in a rough contest. Twenty fouls were called on the Green team, but the Saints •failed to make good on half their chances. Hughet led Osage with 13 points, while Perau's 11 topped the local scoring. The Osage reserves won 26 to 5. Rock Falls Preps in Win at Grafton Tilt ROCK FALLS — Rock Falls high school defeated Graf ton's cagers 24 to 14 as Wilkinson and Motland led the attack, while Jorgenson paced Grafton. The Grafton Independents beat Rock Falls' town team, 29 to 26, as Crimmings and 'Miller led the attack. Dunton and Wegner Falls. starred for Rock State Tourney Aces Lead Winning Clubs HAMPTON—Two state tournament stars of last season led enemy teams to basketball victories Friday night. Toppy Woodley paced the Hanscll girls to a 33 to ]9 victorv over Hampton, while LJoyd Shelton led Webster City to a 35 to 29 win over the local boys' team in a.North Central conference game. Clear Lake Wins in North loWa Contest CLEAR LAKE—Clear Lake's Lions defeated Belmond in -..* North Iowa conference basketball the Thompson Independents by a . score 'of 35 to 22 in a fast game j game Friday nijrht 30 to 25. The her*. I Lion reserves won 12 to 10.

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