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PAGE SEVENTEEN Scoring Sprees Dot College Cage Tournament; Loras Beaten THE DAILY TI3IES, TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 1947 Minnesota Five Tips Duhawks; Marty Gets 31 Marshall Gains 113-80 Vic-tory; One Player Tallies 56 Points KANSAS CITY. (UP) A West Virginia team that scored almost three points a minute ruled as favorite today in the wild scramble for the ninth annual Intercollegiate basketball championship. But with 24 teams still in the running, spectators who saw yesterday's opening eight games were convinced that anything could happen. They cited the case of Nate De-Long and his River Falls, Wis., Teachers college team. DeLong scored 56 points yesterday and his teammates scored 24' to come within three points of the all-time team scoring record for a single game. But they lost 113-80. They were eliminated by Marshall college of Huntington, V. Va., which scored almost three points a minute to set a new team tourney record for a single game. The defending champion, Southern Illinois Normal of Car-bondale, also was knocked out in the first half of the first round. The Illinois five lost to Dakota Wesleyan of Mitchell, S. D., 44 to 39. Mitchell came from behind with a second half rally. Texas Wesleyan smothered Lin-field college 84 to 50 and Emporia State (Kan.) Teachers defeated Lawrence Tech of Detroit 78 to 54. The other games were more evenly matched. DeLong broke the individual scoring record for a single game with 22 field goals and 12 free throws. Bill Hall got 34 of Marshall college's 113 points to take runner-up honors. Both records that tumbled were set in 1942. Indiana State of Terre Haute held the old team record of 83 points and Pete Fogo of George Fepper- the individual record with 38. Wisconsin's other entrant Beloit will open the second half of the first round today in a game with the Arkansas State Teachers from Jones-boro. It will be their fourth meeting this year, Beloit has won two out of three and was favored to win today. In other games yesterday Man-kato (Minn.) Teachers upset Loras college of Dubuque, Ia 71 to 63, in a see-saw battle. The lead , changed hands 11 times in the first half before JUanKato movect 10 a 37 to 33 lead and held it. Hank Epp tallied 26 points for Man-kato, but was outscored by Merlin Marty of Loras who garnered 31. The Mitchell-Southern Illinois Normal game also provided thrills. The Mitchell school trailed 16 to 22 at halftime and the score was tied nine times in the closing session. Bruce Canatsy scored 16 points for the winners. Gene Hall collected 17 for the deposed champions from Illinois. Today's Games 1:30 Beloit I Wis.) college vs. Ar- kansas State (Jonesboro). 2 45 Oglethorpe (Atlanta, Gal vs. De Pauw university Greencastle, Ind.) Ind 4:00 Canterbury college (Danville, Ind.) vs. Western Carolina State tCul-lowhee, N. C.) 5:15 Southeastern Oklahoma State (DuranO vs. Eastern Illinois State (Charleston, 111.) 7:30 Culver-Stockton (Canton. Mo.) vs. Eastern Washington College of Education (Cheney, Wash.) 8:45 Northeast Missouri' State Teachers iKirksville) vs. Mississippi Delta Teachers (Cleveland). (1, 10:00 Hamline University (St. Paul, Minn.) vs. New Mexico university (Albuquerque), 11 ;15 Loyola of Baltimore vs. Hastings college (Hastings, Neb.) Yesterday's Results Mankato (Minn.) Teachers 71, Loras college, Dubuque, la., 63. Arizona State 49, Youngstown (Ohio) college 45. University of Houston 60, Montana State college 58. Whittier (Calif.) college 70, Northwestern Louisiana State 56. Marshall college (Huntington, W. Va.) 113. Wisconsin (River Falls) State Teachers 80. Emporia State (Kan.) Teachers 78, Lawrence Tech (Detroit) 54. Dakota Wesleyan (Mitchell, S. D.) 44, Southern Illinois Normal (Carbon-dale) 39. Texas Wesleyan (Fort Worth) 84, Linfield college (McMinnville. Ore.) 50. Official CLUBS HANNIBAL KEOKUK BURLINGTON MOLINE CLINTON R0CKF0RD Wisconsin Cager Nate "DeLong (19), center for River Falls, Wis., State Teachers college, starts ball basketward as he rings up another score against Marshall college, Huntington, W. Va., in National Intercollegiate tournament at Kansas City last night. Marshall won 113-80, but De-Long's 56 points set an Individual scoring record in history of tournament. Marshall's No. 9 is Wright. No. 18 is River Falls' Eugene Deiss. (AP Wirephoto). Teams Selected For Rock Island Basketball Meet Picked from a field of 24 teams in the western Illinois and eastern Iowa region, the 16 outfits which will compete in the Rock Island invitational basketball tournament March 17-22, were chosen last night by Truman (Bud) Plantz, who is in full charge of the tourney. The list includes the McKay Plumbers, Mosenfelder & Sons, the Moline Turners, the Moline Y. M. C. A., Davenport 'Y" Ramblers, the Grain Processing Co. and the V. F. W., both of Muscatine, the McCreery Motor Sales and Butler Steel firm of Galesburg, Henry County Swedes, Joy Independents, Reynolds Independents, the Sheffield American Legion, Danny's & Maxie's, Reynolds Engineering and the Moline Elites. PAIRINGS Monday Game 1 McCreery Motors i Galesburg) vs. Reynolds Independents. Game 2 Moline Bullets vs. Muscatine V. F. W. Game 3 McKay Plumbers vs. Mosenfelder & Sons. Game 4 Davenport "Y" Ramblers vs. Butler Steelers I Galesburg). Tuesday Game 5 Danny's & Maxie's (East Moline I vs. Henry County Swedes. Game 6 Moline Turners vs. Reynolds Engineering, Game 7 Joy Independents vs. Grain Processing Co. (Muscatine). Game 8 Sheffield American Legion vs. Moline Elites. MIDWAY LOOP Won Lost. . 56 25 Merchants Transter Sportsmen's Grille 54 27 Bevers Bakeries 52 20 Harry Baxter Ins 50 31 Jansen Jewelers 43 38 Hub Clothiers 43 38 Blackhawk Beer 30 42 Cedar Street Inn 35 46 Pabst Blue Ribbon 31 47 Huesing Bottling Works ...... 28 53 Heeler's Lunch 27 54 Duffy's Tavern 25 56 High scores Team series, Harry Baxter Ins., 2.876; team game, Beyers Bakeries. 1,048; individual series, Dick Funk, B48: individual game, Guido Totanelli, 244. Other 6O0's, Carl Cruys, 611: Leo Lunardi. 635; Clark Hane-mann, 609; Guido Totanelli, 605. LADIES LOOP ' Won Lost Blackhawk Beer 48 33 Powers Coal Co 41 40 Mel Foster Co. 38 43 Gilmore Coal Co 35 46 High scores Team series, Powers Coal Co., 2,228; team game. Powers Coal Co., 787; individual series, Clara Selvel, 51!); individual game, Clara Scheel, 196. Other 500 counts, Lena McWane, 500. Central Association At Hannibal At Keokuk At Burlington AT MOLINE At Clinton MJ I'l Mjr 11 1H Ma ill June 1 g Mai In 21) 21 It,,,.. 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I 2 May II 12 13 Mai 23 S 24 M jh 3, m, ij m Mat 28 w So-SO Jun. II to II Jun. 8 1 8 Jant ,a ,4 2S ,, ., une ,.j , u Jul '2 IS July 11 15 18 .UT 2ll2n 21 23 July 8 i 8 Jun. 28 27 Aut. IS 14 15 18 July SO SI Aur s 4 July 2S Anr. so Sl o. 1 Ann. 20 21 22 23 Sept, Denotes Sundtji. Sets Scoring Mark Poison-Cairns Cop Legion Pin Crown Mrs Etta Poison and Madison Cairns, with a 1,063 score, captured top place in the annual American Legion Post 26 mixed doubles at the Bowlmor alleys over the week-end, it was announced today by Oliver Banta, secretary-treasurer of the event. Runner-up went to Myrtle Dun-lap and Dr. G, Lorfeld, who finished two pins under the leaders while Mrs Enid Lorfeld and George Schloemer copped third place with 1,057, Prizes for the event will be announced and distributed . at the Bowlmor alleys next Friday night when the American Legion league holds its next regular bowling session. Winners were; Mrs Etta Poison and Madison Cairns 1.063 Mvrtle Dunlap and Dr. Lorfeld.. 1,061 Mrs Enid Lorfeld and George Schloemer 1,057 Mrs Eve Pahl and William Adams 1,055 Phyllis Stevenson and C. B. Bei- derbecke 1,055 Arlene Melby and Larry Judd... 1,034 Maurine Van Dusen and William Muesse .. . 1,033 Mrs Enid Lorfeld and William Grampp 1,030 Maurine Van Dusen and George Shirk .. : 1,025 Gertrude Mackenzie and Lester Mackenzie 1.016 Arlene Melby and Leslie Darling 1.015 Arlene Melbv and William Muesse 1.013 Mrs Etta Poison and Bob Poison 1,013 Kentucky Favored In National Cage Tourney at Garden NEW YORK (AP) In a small, select tourney anything can happen, but. nevertheless the experts today prepared to hoist themselves high on the limb for Old Kentucky in the National Invitation tournament at Madison Square Garden. The N. I. T.'s committee, after examining the records of 1he eight teams, had the same idea and yesterday they made the mighty Wildcats, winners of 32 out of 34 games and defending champions, the top seed with West Virginia (18-1) second, Du-quesne (21-1) third, and North Carolina State (24-4) fourth. Seedings, however, haven't meant much in this court carnival and it wouldn't be too shocking if any of the other four, Brad- Baseball Schedule )ouble Nummli Indicate Uoutile-Headera. Spotlight on Five Games in Illinois Section Meets Well-Balanced Teams Are Matched in Opening Round Wednesday SPRINGFIELD, 111, (AP) Five games line up well-balanced combinations in downstate high school basketball sectionals opening tomorrow night. Fourteen of the 15 sectional tournaments, paving the way for the state finals at Champaign March 20-22, start tomorrow. The one at Moline starts Thursday. These five matches may well furnish more than their share of fireworks: Mt. Vernon vs. Pinckneyville at Mt. Vernon: This evenly matched tilt in the upper bracket throws together two quintets that each have lost seven games. Pinckney-ville's Panthers list Mt. Vernon among their 27 victims by a close two-point decision. Mt. Vernon, victorious in 25 games, looks to snap the 16 game winning streak of the Panthers. Flora vs. Lawrenceville at Flora: Lawrenceville (22-9) was successful In outpointing Flora's Wolves once this season but they couldn't repeat on Flora's home floor. Both teams fell before the mighty Paris Tigers but Flora (21-8) by a slighter eight point margin. Anna-Jonesboro vs. Murphys-boro at Carbondale: These two perennial southern favorites, matched in the lower bracket, split a pair of close contests in season competition. Anna-Jonesboro (24-7) Edged Murphysboro, 40-38, in January and the Red Devils came back with a 48-47 victory in February. Murphysboro has bowed seven times and won 18. Clinton vs. Springfield at Decatur: Clinton's Maroons took the Senators by six points early in the season but Springfield (20-7) can be counted on for trouble. The Senators have lost but two encounters in their last 16 tilts. Clinton has a record of 25 and 7. Mattoon vs. Pana at Charleston: This game features two quintets labeled as outstanding dark horses. Mattoon (19-6) and Pana (18-13) have numbered among common victims such high scoring outfits as Decatur, Shelbyville and Vandalia. They did not oppose each other in regular play. Faulty Timing Device Helps Bradley Quint Score 57-56 Triumph PEORIA, 111. (AP) A "faulty timing device had a hand in helping Bradley university defeat the hard-fighting ball-hawking Colorado College Tigers 57-56 last night. With 90 seconds showing on the clock to go, and Colorado college maintaining a 56-54 lead, the hands of the timepiece stuck. The official timer, Dr. Harold Gorseline, professor in Bradley's psychology department, said he was watching the floor to tab the time-out periods and did not notice the clock had stopped. Some observers said the clock was dead for nearly a minute during which play continued. It finally started again and the 90 seconds remaining on its dial were played out. Thus the game, according to estimates, lasted at least a minute too long. If the clock had continued to run, Colorado college, which had led ' from the start, undoubtedly would have won. In the last 40 seconds Ray Ramsey of Bradley dropped in a corner shot to give the Braves their 57-56 victory. ley (25-5). Utah (16-5), St. John's of Brooklyn (15-6) and Long Island (16-4), emerged the winner. The last two were named to the meet yesterday. Chicago Charles Baxter, 137'j, Cincinnati, outpointed Baby Breese, 137' , Milwaukee (8). for 1947 At Rockford Hay 4 6 8 Jun. 3U2U SO July 17 18 10 Aui. 24 25 28 May SI Jun. I t July I 2 8 July 24 35 28 Au. 8 7 8 May 25 28 27 Jun. 15 18 17 July 27 28 2V An. 27 28 2 May 14 15 18 Jun. 18 III 30 July 10-1O II Aur 8 10 11 May 8 111 Jun. S 4 6 JuM 4 5 Aur, 17 18 IV Pages I Moline Athletics Open Season At Clinton May 4; Play First Home Game Against Burlington The schedule of the Moline sociation league for the coming Carl Wilson, president of the by the Philadelphia Athletics. Moline will open at home May 8y in a four-game series against Burlington, la., and will be Clinton's opponent on the league opening May 4. Opening day will also find Hannibal, Mo., at Rockford and Burlington at Keokuk. The Moline Athletics along with Rockford and Burlington will play 62 games at home, while the other three clubs will play 63 tilts to give the loop a 125-game slate. The extra three home contests will be "league pool" games along with the Labor day, Fourth of July and Decoration day games. Moline has nine Sunday game and two double bills carded on July 4 and Labor day. Decoration day the club will be at Burlington for a twin bill. The club will make 14 road trips throughout the season and will have 16 three or four-game series at home, four two-game series and two single game appearances against foes at home. Under the Philadelphia farm system, Moline will work with Lincoln, Neb., in the class A Western league and Welch, W, Va in the class D Appalachian league, said Wilson. At present the club has 11 players under contract, including Woody Wheaton, former big leaguer, who will be a playing manager. On the dotted line so far and at present working; out with the A's at Fort Lauderdale, Fla., at spring training are Cliff Hall of Parma, Mich.; Jasper Bono and Robert Wan-zell of St. Louis; Roger Burns and Charles Kirby of Baltimore; Forest YouiiRblood, Donald Downey, Jack Pertler and Henry Rissa of Detroit, and Richard Linzi of Norris-town, Pa. The club will be allowed to carry 15 players including the playing manager. Twenty-two men will be allowed on the roster until 20 days after the opening game. Outdoor Meeting of Many Golf Club at Duck Creek April 7 That spring is just around the corner was evidenced Monday night when 40 members and guests attended a special meeting of the Municipal Golf club at the Central Turner hall. The club arranged for another indoor meeting at the same place March 24 and set April 7 as the date for the first outdoor meeting at Duck Creek. Committees for the season were appointed as follows: Membership Al Hileman, chairman, Fred Wolfe and Win. Eckeiiebe, sr. Handicap Ed Happs, chaiman, and Henry Finch. Tournament Clarence Magnu-son, chairman, Hugh Hill and Arthur Bedeian. Contest and special events Wm. Eckerlebe, jr., chairman, Ralph DeReus and Emil Stieger. Entertainment Bob Hoery and Wallace Easson. Dick Brus won the attendance prize and Frank Zecchini was awarded one half dozen golf balls as winner in the Earlybird Membership contest drawing. lF 7 ; i aSuM MEICA WHISHT BLENDER WHISKEY Seagram's 7 Crown. 65 Grajn Neutral Athletics and the Central as-season was released today by club which will be operated Baseball Briefs HOLLYWOOD, CaL, (UP) The Chicago White Sox today boasted their third straight triumph on the exhibition circuit after turning on their old boss, Jimmy Dykes, and his Hollywood Stars for an 11 to 7 victory yesterday, LAKELAND, Fla., (LP) The Detroit Tigers will journey to Clearwater today to play an exhibition game against the Philadelphia Phillies. RIVERSIDE, Calif. (UP) The Chicago Cubs played to a 13-inning 7 to 7 tie yesterday with the Portland Braves of the Pacific Coast League in a game called on account of darkness. The Cubs blew a three-run lead in the top of the ninth inning, and then blew a two-run lead in the top of the 13th. Chicago used four pitchers Bob Chipman, Hank ,Wyse, Ray Prim and Rookie Charley Adams. Portland used five pitchers, with Manager Jim Turner the last to appear. PANAMA CITY, C. Z. (LP)The Brooklyn Dodgers showing good fielding and a fine batting eye as a result of previous exhibition games, walloped a Panama pro team yesterday, 8 to 1. HAVANA, Cuba, (UP) The Cuban All-Stars registered a 2 to 1 victory over the New York Yankees yesterday in an exhibition game called in the seventh inning because ot rain. Semi-Final Contests In Illinois Tourneys In Separate Sessions CHICAGO (AP) In order to accommodate expected record crowds semi-final games in all but one of the 15 Illinois prep basketball sectional tournaments will be placed on two nights this year instead of one. The exception will be at Moline where both semi-final games will be played Thursday and the finals Friday. Albert Willis, secretary of the Illinois High School association, said the tournaments have become so popular that school principals requested the change "in order to accommodate as many fans as possible." He added that the tournaments had not been able WE SPECIALIZE IN FURNITURE MOVING CALL 3-4269 IOE SCHICK S SONS MOVING & STORAGE CO. 428 Western Avenue 7 Blackhawks Move Back Into Fourth In Pro Cage Loop Rochester Dumps Syracuse to Fifth; Indianapolis Belts Toledo BY UNITED PRESS The Indianapolis Kautskys, apparently over their habit of losing on enemy floors, today rated an outside chance to knock the Oshkosh All-Stars out of first place in the National Basketball league's bitter western division race. Indianapolis defeated the Toledo Jeeps last night, 55 to 49, at Toledo and moved out of a second place tie with the Sheboygan Redskins. Oshkosh has three remaining games, while the Kautskys, who trail by a game and a half, have only two, one of which matches them against the rugged Anderson Packer team at Anderson, Ind. In other games last night, the Rochester Royals downed the Syracuse Nationals, 60 to 54, and Anderson swamped the Detroit Gems, 72 to 51. Rochester's Al Cervi scored 27 points as the first place Royals toppled Syracuse into fifth place in the eastern division. The Tri-Cities' Blackhawks, who were idle, moved up to fourth by a slim margin. Anderson, which was accepted last night as an tmtry in the ninth annual world's championship professional basketball tournament which begins on April 5 at the Chicago stadium, celebrated by leading Detroit all the way. Dave Latter and Bob Meyer, of the Gems with 15 points each, led the individual scoring. to "handle all the requests for tickets in recent years." Sectional games are scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday and the finals Friday. DeKalb Gridders Open Against St. Ambrose DE KALB, 111. (AP) Athletic Director George G. Evans announced today that eight games have been scheduled for Northern Illinois State Teachers' 1947 football schedule, including four Illinois inter-collegiate athletic conference games. The schedule: Sept. 26 DeKalb at St. Ambrose college, Davenport, (night i ; Oct. 11 Michigan Normal at DeKalb (homecoming); Oct. 18 DeKalb at Illinois State Normal; Oct. 23 DeKalb at Southern Illinois Normal University of Carbondale; Nov. 1 Western Illinois State Teachers at DeKalb; Nov. 8 Eastern Illinois State Teachers at DeKalb; Nov. 15 Open; Nov. 22 Millikin at DeKalb. PAIN Ae PILES GOES FAST Think of it! A single soothing ointment that speeds relief from those tortures of simple piles. It's amazing Pazo Ointment acts instantly to relieve pain and itching soothes inflamed tissues lubricates dry, hardened parts helps prevent cracking and soreness acts to reduce swelling and check minor bleeding. It's wonderful! So, to speed this relief from itching and pain of simple piles, get Pazo Ointment. Your doctor can tell you about it. At all druggists' in tubes complete with perforated pile pipe that makes application simple and thorough also das and handy suppositories. Spirits. 86.8 Proof. Seagram-Distillers Qtgoratiort, Chrysler Building. New lot Hawks Battle Gary Ingots For Benefit Proceeds Will Be Turned Over to Players of Pro Squad BLACKHAWKS GARY INGOTS iates F Somiak Rader , F Shimala men C Klein Hassett G Kramer Grenert G Jacobs Quad-city sports fans will have -a chance tonight to show the Blackhawk pro cagers their answer to the oft-repeated query: Do the quad-cities want professional basketball? At 8:30 o'clock Coach Nat Hickey's charges tangle with the Gary, Ind., Ingots, one of the nation's top independent clubs, in an exhibition contest. All proceeds from the game will go into a players' pool to be divided by the hoopsters by a vote among themselves. In the 7 p. m. prelim, Reynolds Engineering of Rock Island and the Quad-City Elites, fastest amateur combinations in the area, will offer the spectators one of the best-matched curtain-raisers sched-ed this season. General Manager Leo F. Ferris of the Blackhawks front office said this morning that Coach Nat ; Hickey will "go through his complete bag of court tricks" to pro-1 vide plenty of laughs during the game. Hickey, on the other hand, insisted that he would be "playing to win, since the Ingots are a tough and experienced pro five." Those who know the aggressive Irish mentor best, however, insist that an appeal from the crowd will induce him to perform. An inspection of the Gary roster shows that Hickey knows his opponents: they're a very fast quintet, led in scoring by Jim Jacobs, former Valparaiso university star, and Dick Klein, Northwestern graduate, and Mike Somiak, a Michigan alumnus. PRO BASKETBALL PRO BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA Providence 87. Boston 70. NATIONAL LEAGUE Anderson 72, Detroit 51. Indianapolis 59, Toledo 45. Rochester 60, Syracuse 54. Times Want Ads Bring Results BASKETBALL Wharton Field House, Moline . ' TQNIGHT BLACKHAWKS 18. GARY INGOTS ana QUAD-CITV ELITES REYNOLDS ENGINEERING, ROCK ISLAND 2.000 8ett at II. Rescrred Real tl.M and 12.00: Special Student Tleket. Mo All Taiet Inolnded. Fljr' Benefit Game All net are-cecds to Our Blackhawka! First Game at 7 P. m7 Tickets at Temple's Inc., and Blackhawk Headquarters, LeClalrn Hotel, Moline: Todd's Recreation, Rock Island; Martin's Cigar Store, 3d and Brady, Davenport. MAJOR LEAGUE

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