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10 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON. ILLINOIS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1952 lllini and Bucks Match Air Threats By Assaclatad Pr«fti CHAMPAIGN, 111. — Two of the nation's best passing teams, Illinois and Ohio State will clash tomorrow in what promises to be the liveliest aerial show of the Big Ten season. Illinois, ltd usually fen red ground gomn collapsing thin seaMon as Injuring struck key men, has turned to the air behind quarterback Tommy O'Connell to rank second nationally. The IIHnf in seven games have rolled up 1,505 yards and scored 10 times on 111 completed passes out of 190 attempts. Ohio State, whose aerial work Is handled by John Borton, Is rated third in the country, Raining 1,460 yards and scoring 11 touchdowns on 105 strikes in 182 attempts. Neither team figures In the Big Ten title race. Illinois, the defending; champion, has two victories in five conference games while State has won three In five outings, O'f'onm'.ll 'N pitching to MM!* Rex .Smith ami Rocky Rynn has Virtually rewritten tho Big Ten record book. In conference gnincH he has hit on 7« out of 137 tosses for 884 yards. The yardage Is enough to place him No. 1 on total offense In tho league. Borlon has 56 hits in 100 tries In league action for 712 yards. It's the 41st game between the two rival Big Ten schools since 1914 and a dad's day crowd of nearly 58,000 will turn out. Ohio State has won 22 times in the series and throe games have been tied. JUNIOR RAM VARSITY OPENS WITH SALEM TONIGHT ROUNDUP Ump Had Right To Say "Yanks Are Cry Babies By GAYLE TALBOT NEW YORK — (AP) — Baseball umpires should have just as much right to pop off in public as . __i ^ flnd )f to be n the players and managers, and if you think this is Spine to be n defense of Larry Goqb for his The Mt. Vernon Junior High basketball quintet starts the 1952&3 season with a game against Salem here tonight at 8:15 o'clock. It will be the first clash of a 12-game schedule for Coach Everett Thompson's Junior Rams who will enter both the northern and south­ ern Illinois tournaments this year. The starting five, from 1 to r, are: Bill Kennedy, Wiley Hopkins, Don Neal, Norris Bowden and Mike McGannon. (Photo by Pavledes) 4 Major Football Races Still Up for Grabs Among Illinois Prep Schools East St. Louis, Seeking 12th Southwest League Title in 14 Years, Has Game in Two Weeks With Unbeaten Belleville. 31 Loops Already Clinched. Sports—Brief needling remark the 'other day that the Yankees are "*|y babies", that's correct. V!*lW » » * * For many a season we have strained against the unwritten rule that the men in blue are not to be quoted. Some of the most wonderful stories and many of the most-pungent observations we have ever heard came from umpires In their off-duty hours, and yet very few of them hnve been passed on. This is a personal plea to Presi dent Warren Giles of the Nation al League not to nag at Goetz for having stuck a pin into the sens! tive world champions. The worst Commissioner Ford Frlck had to say about the incident was that Larry's remarks were "unfortu nate," and he didn't look very severe when he said It. Players, managers and even club presidents never hesitate to say what they think of umpires. They do not hesitate to charge that one of them is incompetent, for publication, or to heap dirty mounted abuse upon him on the field. Why in the name of Abner Doubleday does It become uncrick- Dy Assoolatad Prill NEW YORK — Bobby Shantz, Philadelphia A's diminutive southpaw won the American League most valuable player award over runner-up Allie Reynolds of the Yankees. ' MELBOURNE, Australia — Lloyd Mangrum of NUes, III., shot a three under par 70 to take halfway lead in the Melbourne division of the AMPOL golf tournament. et when un umpire steps up and takes a couple of licks? * * * * As u matter of fact, some of us knew during tho series that Larry and the Yanks were not going steady. Larry said as much. Big J-ohn Mize, the former National Leaguer, was particularly burned because, the first time he questioned a called strike, Goetz had commented "I see you haven't changed a bit." Yogi Berra and Larry were not buddies because Larry objected to Yogi's helping him call balls and strikes. Zlobotny and Other Maj. Hoople Systems Better Than Sanskrit By MAJOR AMOS B. HOOPLB Former QuotU Champ, Glasgow Egad! Never have I been a man to toot my own horn, but my results this season have been so astounding, and praise from my zillions of readers has billowed in in such tremendous volume, I must cast modesty to the winds. It was Hoople who gave his ardent followers Illinois to defeat Michigan, UCLA to crush the vaunted hosts of California, R The mail is reaching a record volume. Just to pick out several at random: "Never have I seen a human being, or a wounded tiger for that matter, with your stupendous nerve!" Here is a glowing excerpt from another: "There's only one like you, thank goodness! Those Zlobotny and other systems of yours are pure Sanskrit!" Still another loyal follower says he wishes I'd expand. Here's the way he puts it: "Why don't you go and try to predict the average mean rainfall in Abyssinia?" Hm! In the list of games of Nov. 15, I have only a few upsets for you, folks. I am selecting Mississippi over Maryland, Notre Dame to defeat Michigan State and Army to beat Penn. Now, go on with the rest of the forecast: Army 14, Penn 7. Princeton 21, Yale 14. Syracuse 20, Colgate 6. Columbia 26, Nuvy 14. M)tre Dame 20, Michigan St. 14. Illinois 21, Ohio State 14. Tin- Old Boy Himself Wisconsin 27, Indiana 0. Iowa It), N'Western 14. Kansas 21, Okla. A AM IS. Purdue 17, Michigan 14. Oklahoma 27, Missouri 7. Georgia Tech 21, Alabama 14. Duke IB, Wake Forest 7. Tennessee 20, Florida 14. Georgia 14, Auburn 7. Mississippi 21, Maryland 20. No. Carolina 20, So. Carolina 1. Vnmlirbllt 20, Tulane IS. Arkntisus 27, So. Methodist 20. Houston 14, Huvlor 0. Texas A&.M 14,' Rice 6. Texas 34, Tex. Christian 20. California 27, Washington St. 7. Stanford 20, Oregon 14. So. Calif. 10, Washington IS- Oy Associated Prist SPRINGFIELD, III. — At least four major conference races remain to be completely decided in the windup of the downstate Illinois high school football season. East St. Louis and Belleville are deadlocked for the Southwestern League leadership and are scheduled to clash for a decision In two weeks. Tho Flyers pursue their 12th title In 14 years. . Jollet needs a victory over LaSalle-Peru Friday, or a tie, to cop their second straight Big Eight prize. If the Steelmen lose they will share the flag with Elgin. Peoria Woodruff duels Pekin Friday for the lllini flag. Murphysboro needs a tie or win at Carbondale today to retain the Southwest Egyptian crown. The 1951 champions in other conferences: Big Twelve — Decatur, Streator. South Central — Mt. Olive, Gillespie, Carllnville. Eastern Illinois — Newton. South Seven — Mt. Vernon. Okaw — Oakland. Little Seven — Naperville. Illinois Valley — PIttsfield. Corn Belt — Trinity of Bloom- Ington. Surburban — New Trier Winnetka. West Suburban — LaGrange. South Suburban — Thornton of Harvey. North Suburban — Woodstock. Northwest — Rock Island. Vermilion Valley — Herscher. North Central, Southwest Division — Mendota. Kankakee Valley—Crete-Monee. Blnckhawk — Walnut. Blackhawk — Polo. Central —Feitshans Springfield. Illlo — Chillicothe. Midstate — Pana. Coal Belt — Elkvillc. North Egypt — Salem. Shark — Hononegah of Rockton. MSM — Auburn. Soya — Illiopolis. Wauseca — Gibson City. Midwest — Notre Dame of Quincy. Midstate — Chenoa. Lamolne Valley — Blandinsville Good Hope, Hamilton. Olympic —Bushnell-Prarile City, Lewistown. (Note: There are two blackhawk two Midstate conferences.) Refrigerator Okayed by NCAA Dy Associated Prill KANSAS CITY — The National Collegiate Athletic Association today gave its blessing to the Refrigerator Bowl, Evansville, Ind., bringing to nine the number of post-season football games it has certified. The announcement was made through NCAA headquarters in Kansas City. The Refrigerator Bowl was on the NCAA-approved list last year. N'western Iowa Duel For Cellar EVANSTON, 111. — Northwestern and Iowa will be fighting to escape the Big Ten football cellar when they meet Saturday. Northwestern, closing its home schedule before some 30,000 fans, will be a definite favorite to improve on a 1-4 league record. * « * » The game will be Iowa's first at Northwestern since 1939. At that time the underdog Wildcats hold Iowa to a 7-7 tie which eventually deprived the Hawkeyes of a title share. Iowa's only victory of the campaign has been an 8-0 upset of Ohio State. The injury-riddled Hawkeyes will count mainly on a stubborn defense to tame Northwestern and its Dick Thomas-to- Joe Collier passing combination/ * » * * Thomas has hit on 51 tosses in 98 attepts and has thrown six touchdown passes. End Collier, Thomas' former high school teammate from Rock Island, HI. tops the Big Ten pass receivers with 27 for 533 yards, a conference record for gain. Injuries will force Iowa to start a new quarterback for the second successive week. Paul Kemp will open at thtat spot in place of Burt Britzmann. Dusty Rice at left half is the Hawkeyo's leading ball­ carrier. Although handicapped by injuries this season, he has gained 238 yards in 69 trips. 2 Logan St Teams, First Baptists Start Church Cage Season With Wins .Fred. Wy ant FRESHMAN - OF - YEAR — Fred Wyant, above, Wes^ Virginia's left-handed passing: quarterback, competes with Vanderbilt's Bill Krletemoyer for freshman - of - the - year honors. (NEA) By Rouson The first game of the Church League basketball season was won by Logan Street I, as they defeat- Saint Mary, 45-16, Thursday night, at the Girls' Gym at Mt.. Vernon High School. The Saint Mary team used a stall offense and kept the score down. Logan Street used a full court press against the stall, thus ending the ball control of Saint Mary. Logan Street controlled most of the rebounds and with their tight defensive press, baffled the Saint Mary offense and held them to a low score. Logan Stroot I ft f tp Cullina 0 0 II Outlnnd 8 a 1(1 Culpep 'r 4 4 8 GrcBham 0 4 4 Ethr 'ge 3 2 1) Saint Mary Sexton Lochr Marah Martin Tobt n ft a l i l l ft f tp ft f «P Blfrirerst 'f 0 0 8 Williams 3 3 6 Rowo 1 1 3 Taylor 1 2 3 Rap 0 3 6 Young 3 2 0 Daro 3 1 13 Pire 2 1 7 Griffith 1 2 1 Logan Street II won a 23-22 thriller from Plearant Hill, in the second of the three nightly games. The game was close all the way, as both teams battled for rebounds, but Logan II held a slight margin under the hoop over Pleasant Hill. Pleasant Hill pulled ahead midway in the^second quarter and held the slight lead until the final minutes of the game. The score was 20-17 at the beginning of the fourth quarter. Logan Street II tied the score up with a free throw, and later a basket by Larry Haskett. Logan II gained and maintained a lead by stalling until the end of the game. Logan II ft Jr. Hushoy 0 D. Hughey 0 Kunkh'ser 1 Haakott 0 Harrell 0 Pickle 0 Freeman f tp 3 2 1 2 0 3 1 10 0 2 0 2 0 2 Plaansant Hill ft Bryant 1 G. McBride 2 Duncan 1 McCroary 2 Bcnurd o First Baptist defeated Christian in the final game of the night, 31 -22. Baptist had an advantage, inasmuch as they had more height under the basket, thus they controlled most of the rebounds. In the second half, Christian tried a fast break, but the First Baptist defense was too keen. Baptist pulled ahead in the middle of the third quarter tried a fast br^ak and held the score at 31-22, to the end of the game. Baptist guard Tom Dare scored 13 points to compile the most points scored by one player this year. First Baptist Christian 7Vo Fullbacks Suspended at Washington St. PULLMAN, Wash.—Washington State football coach Alton Kircher Wednesday announced the suspension of two fullbacks. His announcement said Jim Head and Dick (Blackie) Bower have been suspended for the rest of the season as a disciplinary measure. Exactly what brought on this action only a few days before Washington State meets California wasn't made clear. But Head said, "It was all our fault." Some players who asked not to be named, said the suspension involves the attitude of the fullbacks toward warm-up drills during practice and followed Tuesday evening's practice • session. It was reported that Kircher did not act until after a vote of senior lettermen on the squad. STAN'S MUD AND SNOW SPECIAL $ 16 95 Mt. Vernon Tire Service Size 6.50x16 U. S. Royal Plus Fed. Tax 13th and Broadway (STAN KOZIARA, Owner) Phone 2442 U.S. Royals Are Guaranteed for the Life of the Tread FROSTIE ALWAYS WINS! To Pick a Winning Team, If s Hard to Tell, But When You Pick Frostie, You Ring: the Bell. FROSTIE Root Beer Orange Strawberry Ask for and Enjoy the Nourishing Frostie Drinks In Your Home or at Your Favorite Cafe. BOTTLED AJO DISTRIBUTED BY DR. PEPPER BOTTLING CO. MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS- MICHIGAN-PURDUE CLASH IN BIG 10 FEATURE BOUT •y Assoclatsd Frail CHICAGO — A showdown between Purdue and Michigan,in the bunched Big Ten race for the title and Rose Bowl Assignment is the conference center of attraction Saturday. Purdue is the only undefeated team in Big Ten com' petition but tied by Minnesota 14-14. Michfgan has three victories and one defeat, that by Illinois. Another loss by either team would all but wreck its hopes of a championship. Purdue closes its regular season next week against Indiana. Michigan finishes with a traditional foe, Ohio State. Purdue's inability to cope effectively with Minnesota's single wing has given the Boilermakers a slight underdog role at Ann Arbor. ThJ Wolverines range from even in the betting to two point favorites. They also employ the single wing with complex variations. ' Purdue's main hope will be the passing of Dale Samuels. Michigan cannot match this aerial game and so far has not looked too effective in defending against passes. The Wolverines, however, have one of the league's best yard- gainers in tailback Ted Kress and tops the Big Ten on defense against runs. Wisconsin Favored Wisconsin, with a 3-1 record, is a 13 point favorite over Indiana at Blpomington, Ind. The Hoosiers have only one conference decision in four starts. The Badger's hopes have been revived by the return to forrrf of fullback Alan (The Horse) Ameche who ground out 159 yards in Wisconsin's 24-20 triumph over Northwestern last week. This job gave Ameche the rushing leadership with 434 yards in four games. Ted Williams to Ship Overseas By Associated Prtst CHERRY POINT, N. C. — Marine Capt. Ted Williams, former major league batting star, received his orders today to report to the Pacific Coast for further transfer beyond the seas. The announcement was made here by the public information office, Second Marine Air Wing. Capt. Williams' present stay on active duty is expected to continue until November, 1953. This would preclude his return to baseball next year. The former Boston Red Sox outfielder, a Marine Reserve officer, is to report to the Marine Corps Air Station, El Toro, Calif., by Jan. 2, before receiving his transfer as a replacement overseas as a jet fighter pilot. He was called to active duty last May and recently returned from the Caribbean where he was engaged in maneuvers. They Smell Pretty LLANO, Tex. — Everytime a Llano High School football player bounces off the turf he comes up smelling like a perfume salesman. Instead of lime, the local club uses talcum powder donated by a hometown plant, to lime off the yard markers and end zones. AT THE ABC- Commercial League High singles: Mark Arnold 236; Vern Hale 256; Willeman 212; Frank Langa 200. High series: Hale 592; Arnold 561; Kenny Richards 539; Willeman 529; Langa 515. Moose Ladles League High single: Mary Kniffen 196; Pearl Wooten 162. High series: Kniffen 480; Bea Richards 447. AT THE BOWL— Kiwanls League High series: E. Parker 553; S. Bean 526; E. Jamison 506. Top singles: Parker 246; Edlich 209; Bean 188. Early Bird League High series: Vivian Wininger 508; Teresa McCulloug - 487; Mary Little 468. Top singles: Wininger 202; McCullough 198; Pat Waite 181; Elzona Osborne, Hilda Huston and Marge Powers 168's. 6-8 Pitcher Signs Pro Cage Papers By Associated Press ' BOSTON — Gene Conley, the Boston Braves six-foot-eight pitching prospect, has been signed to a National Basketball Association contract and will make his bow with the Boston Celtics against the Rochester Royals here Sunday. The young giant played basketball at Washington State. Conley will be used as a subsstitute for high scoring Easy Ed McCauley, according to Coach Red Auerbach. SHOOTING MATCH HAMS — TURKEYS CHICKENS Sunday, Nov. 16th 10:80 A. M. AT BAKERVILLE 8'/j Miles South Mt, Vernon on Route 87 fyoutof5do! 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