The Nebraska State Journal from Lincoln, Nebraska on November 9, 1941 · 14
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1 B FOUR LINCOLN SUNDAY JOURNAL AND STAR. NOVEMBER 9, 1911 Lincoln Central closes season against Grand Northeast to meet Benson at Wesleyan Plattsmouth at College View BY PAUL DINNI3. This week marks the banner period of the season along the entire prep front Armistice day divides the program and numerous teams over the state play twice on Tuesday and again on Friday. Many elevens close out their respective schedules. Lincoln Central is one, entertaining viiftoryless Grand Island. Other Capital City games have the Omaha leader, Benson, at Northeast and Platts-mouth at College View. In Omaha, the prep lineup has South at North and Creighton Prep at Tech. The postponed tilt between Falls 'City and Fairbury will be played off at Fairbury Friday. Meanwhile Hastings is at Beatrice and a southeast match finds Auburn at Tecumseh, while in the east Nebraska City is host to Glenwood, la. - - - Double-Barreled Shows. Northeast Nebraska fans have a double-barreled show. Armistice day finds Schuyler at Fremont, Blair at Tekamah and Leeds, la., at South Sioux City in feature games. On Friday it's Fremont at Norfolk, Creighton at Hartington and Elgin at Neligh. North central fans will watch Nellgh at O'Neill and Spencer at Bassett. Both battles are on Tuesday. In the midlands, most excitement is scheduled for later in the week. Crete invades York for a Mid-East conference test. Aurora is at David City and Seward at Central City. Schuyler plays its second game of the week as host to Columbus. Much of the action in the southwest and west areas takes place on the holiday. Curtis Aggies goes up against the North Platte "T" in a headline game. Culbertson is at Trenton and Wauneta at Imperial. Ogallala invades Grant, while Oxford is at Orleans. Alliance at Bluffs. Alliance puts its undefeated record on the block at Scottsbluff. Bayard does likewise at home against Bridgeport. Mitchell is at Gering. 1 Friday games list Kimball at Sidney, while Curtis plays game number two of the week against Cozad. Gothenburg goes down stream to Kearney. Holdrege entertains Cambridge. Fans over the state will watch for results of the Boys Town eleven at Johnstown, Pa. Oshkosh. is also out-state this week, at Julesburg, Colo. The week's slate: 7 '' EI.EVRX MAN. Tuesday, Nov. 11. Southeast Adams at Barnetton. Fairmont at Wllber. East Talmage at Syracuse. Northeast Schuyler at Fremont; Blair at Tekamah; Oakland at Lyona; Ponca at Emerson; Leeds, la., at South 81oux City: Pender at Walthlll. North Central Nellgh at O'Neill; Spen- "centrS Albion Reserves at Oreeley Sacred Heart; Osceola it Stromsburg. South Central Button at Geneva. Southweet Curtll Agglss at North Platte; Culbertson at Trenton; Franklin at Ulnden; Wauneta at Imperial; Ogallala at Orant; Oxford at Orleans West Alliance at Bcottsbuff; Bridgeport at Bayard; Haxton, Colo., at Chap-pell; Mitchell at Oerlng. .. Northweit Alnsworth at Valent ne, . Crawford at Chadron; Gordon at Ruohvllle. Outetate Oehkoah at Julesburg, Colo. Friday, No. 14. Lincoln-Omaha Orand Island at Lincoln Central; Omaha Benson at Northeast; Plattsmouth at College View; South at North; Creighton Prsp at Tech. Southeast Fain City at Fairbury; Has, tinge at Beatrice; Nelson at Wymore, Auburn at Tecumseh. Bast Olenwood, la., at Nebraska City; Rockport, Mo., at Pern Prep; Eagle at WNoPrthrt-Fremont at Norfolk; Creigh-ton at Hartington; Newman Grove at Battle Creek; Blomfleld at Pierce: Coleridge at Laurel; Elgin at Nellgh; Walthlll at Emerson: Lyons at West Point; Stanton at Madison! W liner at Pender; Bloomflsld at Pierce; Rosalie at Homer; Wakefield at Winnebago; Pllger at Wayne. Central Crete at York; - fullerton at Albion; Ansley at Comstock ; Aurora at David City; Loup City at Burwell; Callaway at Maaon City; Seward at Central City: Columbus at Schuyler; Sargent at Ord. Overton at Litchfield; Taylor at Scotia; Arcadia at St. Paul; Silver Creek at Shelton. , , South Central Deshler at Clay Center; Davenport at Edgar; Osceola at Exeter, Red Cloud at Quid Roc; Hebron at Har- "southweat Arapahoe at Beaver City; Klwood at Brady; Holdroge at Cambridge; Curtis Aggies at Coiad; Gothenburg at, Kearney; Indlanola at Oxford; North Platte Reserves at Btapleton. West Kimball at Sidney. Northwest Chadron at Hay Springs; Hemlngtord at Gordon. Outstate Boys Town at Johnstown, ra. SIX-MAN. Friday, Nov. 14. , n OnlumhiiB ' Platte m. Dill R rii lu. . u. - Center; Mascot at Wllsonvllle; Lynch at Monrara; uwnw si riwinuvw., at Mllburn; EddyMlle at Amherst; May-wood at Hayes Center; Underwood of Omaha at Alvo; Wausa at Beemer; Lincoln Cathedral at Nehawka; Dalton at ... ID..... .. v.n.-.. Slarlinv mt rmi-r; nuipniu ,. . , , . Union; Euatla at Bert ley; Bioomington at Nsponee; Stratton at Herndon, Kss. ; Berwyn at Dry Valley; Palmer at Ores-ham; Crestoo at St. Edward; Verdigre at uroiton. Tneadav. Nov. 11. IVillaa at Lynch; St. Patrick of North Platte at Hershey; St. Edward at Leigh; Naponea at Hutley; Omaha Underwood at Douglas; Cheater at Carleton; St. Mary's of Orand Island at St. Ursula of Tork; Nittany Lions hand Syracuse 34 to 19 loss STATE COLLEGE, Pa. UP). Penn State s rooiDaii team pui uie oyra rtranff thru thu wrintrer Hat. urday, squeeilng out a Juicy 34 to 19 upset verdict before a crowd of 10,000 al JNew .Beaver noiu. Tha Rlua and White clad State eleven scored once in the first quarter, added 20 points in the vnnii neriod and seven in the " M 1UUI Wl a,-a,iaa VirnU Into nav dirt in the third quarter oh a sparkling tk Ho ah hv IRA nound Gerald Courtney, and scored twice in the final period, once on a 28 yard pass and the other on a short buck. The Nittany Lions completely tnrouiea . . .... M - - me incny Syracuse imeiiao. Pin ' Patter... By Glenn Trump Bowling games are sometimes won very strangely. Anchor-men Everett Fin ley and Tony Lococo of the Orcutt and Fairmont teams in the Greater Lincoln and Booster leagues last week came up with flukey tenth-frame strikes to cop third games for their clubs. Flnley bored In a heavy hit when a strike was needed to beat Bog Hudsons. The 6 pin apparently stuck, but a pin flew back from the backboard, and kicked it over backward. Lococo didn't even hit the head pin in getting his pileup to defeat Dee Eiches. It was a crossover that hit the 2 pin, and the timber rolled in reverse, finally bowling over the No. 1 stick. One of those one-in-a-million Bhots. POLICE REPRESENTED.x Police department is represented in the Cosmopolitan circuit. . .The General Loan quintet is composed of Bob Brittin, Harold Graves, George Norton. Clint Hurd and Corbett Krumtum all enforcers of the law... Incidentally, Lieut Norton has more than a little promise...- Sandy Silverio, former prep coach, baseball player and canvas cop at the grapples, is leading off for DeLuxe Two in the Knights of Columbus circuit. . .Second an nual Beatrice 'handicap tourna ment will be held Nov. 22-30, Sec retary R. B. Goodrich announced last week. ... Top loop matches of the coming week are the Brownies Market-H. P. Lau,- Bob Hudsons-Dee Eiche, and Bob Hudsons-Clarks matches in the Business Men's Booster and Greater Lincoln leagues, respectively. . . . 8ET3 NEW HIGH. In feminine circles: Phyllis Hoke, the high school student who P. A. Brown describes as . the cities' most up and coming girl bowler, flipped in a 538 the other night best series in the Business Women's league this season . . . Mae Gard's 217 is still high game in the Greater Lincoln ladies' circuit. . .Band Box fattened its Ladies booster lead, to four games over Brick's last week... ILLINOIS ENTERS. In other towns: Illinois has 491 reservations for the A. B. C. already . . . Chicago's Joe Wilmon has entered the Chicago Tribune charity tournament, along with Charley Daw, the Milwaukee mauler. . .Entries closed Friday. . . Ned Day has the best average for the past five A. B. C. tournaments- 209.06 ... 1941 A. B. C. record books were distributed last week. . .Hal Totten, first person to. broadcast a major league baseball game, rapped out a 289 in Chicago last week. Herb Corken, a Cincinnati rol ler, was bowling on No. 12 last week but fouled once on alley 11 .Which reminds us of the story Brick Willis, tells of the girl who was practicing at the Lincoln parlors one afternoon on No. 3, and threw & ball down the No. 4 gutter. FINLEY TOPS ROLL. Five are on this week's 600 honor roll topped by Everett Finley's 680 for Orcutts in the scratch loop . . . Finley's middle game was 267... The roll: Everett Flnley, Orcutts 680 Erv Plock, Liberty Buffet 633 Bernie Kossek, Lawries 627 Al Kaiser, Diamond Grill 604 Ray Hruby, Cheaper Drug 630 Junior Jays thump Grand. Island, 25-0 Fourth win for Creighton Prep OMAHA. UP). Grand Island held a weight advantage but Creighton Prep won its fourth football game of the year, 25-0, here Saturday. Only Gordon Lucht, the state's shot put champion, offered much defensive help. He held Prep's Jim Eastman, the city's scoring leader, at bay until the last period when Eastman crossed from two yards out for the final Creighton touch down. Frank Mancuso carried the opening kickoff 41 yards to Grand Island's 28 to set up the opening scoring play. Three plays later Mancuso snared Eastman's pass and stepped over. Dick Dineen scampered 10 yards for the second score early in the second period and a mixture of first, second and third stringers provided another counter In the same period with Jack Haegan in the hero role. Prep gained 282 yards to Grand Island's 12. It was Grand Island's sixth straight defeat. Vanderbilt wins with three scores in first quarter NASHVIILE, Tenn. UP). Three flrst-q u a r 1 e r touchdowns gave Vanderbilt all its points In a 20-0 victory over Sewanee Saturday. Some 4,000 chilled fans saW the ouin renewal of the schools' half century-long rivalry. The Commodore took th vnrda In 15 plays and seven minutes for Its first score. An intercpeted jmna wnitn juiian uisen returned 57 yards to the 8ewanee 17 set up the second touchdown. Re covery of the succeeding kickoff FfanL Walker on the Tiger 21, paved the way ivr uie uiiro. Mountaiiieers whip hapless Jays, 21 to 0 Kansas makes single threat MORGANTOWN, W. Va. UP). The West Virginia university Mountaineers, starting slowly with a 15 yard field goal In the lint period, banged for three touchdowns In succeeding quarters Saturday to haul down the Kansas university Jayhawkera, 21-0. Playing in the mud before a homecoming crowd of fhore than 9,000, they retained control at all stages except late in the fourth quarter, when the Jayhawkers' Ray-Evans connected on successive passes to Dines Gibbens and Martin Vandaveer. The threat carried to the West Virginia 1-foot line, but Tackle Hank Goodman wrecked the only serious thrust the visitors made all day. The Mountaineers scored two of their three touchdowns thru the air. Start Rolling. First West Virginia points came on a field goal by Charley Schra-der after an exchange of fumbles ended with Spelock recovering for West Virginia on the Kansas 13. On the fourth play of the second period, Martin dropped back and put the clincher on a 75 yard rush by dropping a pass into McElwee's arms over the goal line. Immediately following the second half kickoff, McElwee, Schroder and Martin advanced to the ansas 22. The drive appeared stopped momentarily when Denzil Gibbens Intercepted Martin's pass on the 5, but the officials ruled there was unnecessary roughness on the play and Schrader drove for a touchdown from the 5. The final West Virginia touchdown, almost an anti-climax, came on a pass from Bell to Leone from the 24. POS. KAN8AS . W. VIRGINIA L.E. Bchrake Klmbell L.T. Meade Harris LG. Flutter Peellsh C. Hardman Benjamin R.a. Merket Williams R.T. Long Goodman . R.E. Hagen Spelock q.B. R. Miller , Bamette , L.H. Evans , Martin R.H. . Vandaveer ....... A . . McElwee F.B. Niblo Schrader West Virginia 3 S 6 621 Kansas 0 0 0 0 0 West Virginia scoring: Touchdowns, McElwee, Schrader, Hellnskl (for McElwee). Field goal, Schrader (placement). Blue . (Continued from Page 3-B.) jor Jones this as the pair met on the field after the game: "I don't know how we won this one." Dallas Ward, who scouted the Nebraska team down at Kansas State last Saturday, was a picture of amazement. He wondered, after he saw the Huskers play the Gopb ers, if he hadn't gone to the wrong game last week. "This certainly wasn't the team I saw against Kansas State," Ward commented. The consensus on the Gopher side was that the Huskers were very much tougher than they had been expected to be. Dick Wild-ung, bulwark- in the Gopher line, praised the play on the Nebraska line. "It was an unusually clean game," Wildung said. "Of course, we always have a fine game with the Cornhuskers." Like Pitt Score. When the Huskers learned that Pittsburgh, their opponent next week, had upset Fordham, a battle cry was sounded. They liked that score. Dr. Earl N. Deppen, who checked over the players and found only a few minor bruises, perhaps signalled the Idea that was sweeping thru every mind. "Boy, what a ball game that will be next week:" Cuff notes: The crowd that saw this game numbered 42,893. . .This was one of the largest crowds ever to see Nebraska play in Minneapolis... In the past five years the margin of victory between the two clubs has never been more than nine points... The score In the 1938 game was 16 to 7 In Minnesota's favor... An impressive ceremony took place just before the kickoff when some 400 to 500 men in the army and navy service formed "IT. S. A." and "U. S. N." as the coated Gopher band played the national anthem. The Nebraska party left Min neapolis over the Rock Island road at 11 o'clock Saturday night. The return trip to Lincoln is scheduled to be made by noon Sunday. Individual averages . . ' MWRANKA. Running, O'n. Loss Avg. SIS 82 38 O S 19 1 3.1 4 0 13 IS 11 3.7 0 4 Bradley , 16 Zlkmund a Blue 9 A they 3 Metheny 7 Long 1 MINNESOTA. Running, Times car. O'r Daley , it on Gnrnaag 9 29 Hlgglna 18 7 Swlagsr 10 40 Loss Avg. 0 S 0 3 10 3.7 1 4 Old Miss holds off LSU, 13-12 BATON ROUGE, La. UP). In a bruising, sensationally played game the University of Mississippi football team kept its chances for the Southeastern conference championship bright by annexing a fourth straight victory over Louisiana State by a one-point margin. ' The Rebels won 13 to 12 before 28,000 fans In the chilly Tiger stadium but only after Junle Hovious and Merle Hapes turned on the full power of their running game and staved o" LSU'a dangerous aerial barrage. , Huskers take to air IasitissaMMaiM9saHmaaaaae wv-f:yis'.-iii. iin is w dtwian im suiin , y ismn m mammmmmmnmimmmKummmmmiit is wssavwHvM)HMaM '? t Wis - S gff. S.S. r!H f j.!:'sjOS.sS ssss, V.' " - s. V ; f ,x .,w,r - i sw vi-::sv' 3 s -, ,f? I;" Oopfcflr ,CsnU get it ithwV sLTHOMPSOWi . - " m I . ti,:A v x. - : v. .' -K ' :, . FEED METHENY TOSSED mark. Ball fell incomplete. On Boilermakers, Spartans in 0-0 deadlock Both elevens muff chances LAFAYETTE, Ind. UP). The Boilermakers of old Purdue came close to the promised land Saturday, but couldn't quite make the grade, and had to settle for a scoreless tie with Michigan State on a snow-sogged gridiron before 17,000 shivering spectators. Purdue had two grand scoring chances; Michigan State none The first Boilermaker threat came in the second quarter after Bob Chester, Tony Berto and Jphn Andretich had driven to the Michi gan State 12. There, an end- around play'' on fourth down with a yard to go misfired. - . v That was the only serious scor ing threat until the filial quarter when Bob Johnson, Purdue center, who has played every minute of the Boilermakers' six games, intercepted a pass thrown by Richard Kieppe on the Spartan 27. Purdue's Chance. It' looked like Purdue's chance. Johnson, however, made a bad pass from center, Walter Cook fumbled -it and Robert Friedlund of Michigan State recovered at his own 33. The game ended seconds later. Both teams were shooting for a .500 percentage in Saturday's game. Each has won two games and lost three. The Spartans made seven first downs to three for Purdue and gained 78 yards by rushing to 76 for the Boilermakers. On forward passes the Spartans picked up 60 yards to 26 for Purdue. POS. MICHIGAN STATE PURDUE LB, Friedlund Rush . L.T. Carter v .V. ... Rossi L.O. Kennedy Miller C. Arena Johnson R.O. Rupp Melton R.T. Karas .....O' Bryan R.E. Smiley Combs Q.B. Mllllken Bmerke L.H. Y. Davis Cook R.H. Pawlowskl Berto F.B. Sherman Petty Ak Knights dump Kansas City 4 to 1 OMAHA. (jT). Two quick scoring thrusts in the second period and a pair of clinchers in the third gave Omaha s Knights a 4-1 vie tory over the Kansas City Amer leans in an American Hockey asso ciation battle before 5,500 fans Saturday night. Kansas City's Stewart scored first in a close first period but the Knights retaliated in the second. Taking advantage of the absence of Mitchell, Omaha scored on a power play, Thompson taking a pass from Conacher. Before the Americans could re-set a defense, Omaha counted again, Conacher getting credit. The Americans gambled desperately lrfthe rmal period but Omaha's rookie Johnny Holota made a clean break, moved In close and eluded a lone defense man. Sodaks crush Omaha, 28 to 7 . VERMILLION, S. D. UP). The University of South Dakota Coyotes climbed into a second place tie with North Dakota university by building up a first half margin and then coasting to a 28-7 victory over Omaha university in a North Central conference game Saturday. Omaha scored midway in the third period. A long run by Math ews put the ball on the Coyote 10. A pass to Dutcher was good for the touchdown and Mathews' extra point was good.' late in second quarter, but pass too high -Wl SiWSLAj'' I I If . 7 WJ a.fc4; . i . THIS ONE TO MARVIN THOMPSON, but with a couple of Gophers standing around the intended receiver, he overshot the the next play Marvin Athey took the ball from Dale Bradley on a statue of liberty maneuver to pick up 14 yards and a first down. (Staff photo, flown from Minneapolis.) Football scores.,. (Continued from Page 1-B.) St. Johns 13, River Falls Tchrs. 1. Transylvania S3, Otterheln 13. Tulsa SI. North Dakota State . I'Dner Iowa 7. wartnurt a Wabash t. Franklin 1. Washington (Ht. L.) S3. Illinois Coll. 12. Wayne VI, MlohUan Normal 0. Waynesburr A. Geneva 0. Western Michigan Coll. II, Manchester . Western Reserve 28, Miami 13. White Water 12, Plattevllle 1! (del. Wlrhlta 27, F.mnnrta State Tchrs. IS. Wooster , Oberlln . South Alabama 19, Tnlane 1. Alien 27. i. coma state a. Belmont Abbey 13. Tennessee Wesleyan 0. Camp Croft 41, Western Carolina Tchrs. 0. Catawba 7, Klon 6. Chattanooga 27, Centre 7. Concord 2ft, Fairmont 0. Duke 56, Davidson 0. East Kentucky St. Illinois State Normal 0. Emory Henry 12, Tuscnlum 2. Plsk 7, Talladega 0. Florida Normal 77, Georgia Normal 0. Furman 13, George Washington 6. Georgia IB, Florida S. Georgia Tech 20. Kentucky 13. Gonsaga 6, Eastern Washington 0. Hampden Sydney 10, Koanoke I. High Point 28, Guilford 0. ' Kentucky state , Wllberforce 0. King 20, Mllllgan 0. ' Lane 6, Iiemoyne 6 tle). Livingston (oil. Zl, Fayettevllle Tchrs. 0. Louisiana Tech. 48, Louisiana college 0. Marshall 28. Morehead 7. Maryvllle Coll. 18, State Tchrs. Coll. 0. Mississippi 13. Louisiana State 12. Mlssisippl college 27, Mercer 19. Mississippi State 14, Auburn 7. Morgan 38, Greensboro A. T. S. Morris Brown 6, Xavler 0. Murray Tchrs. 81, Memphis State 8. Tchrs. 81. West Tennessee Murray Slate renrs. . Murfreesboro Tchrs. 26, Delta State Tchrs. 8. North Carolina 27, Klchmond 0. norm Carolina coll. 6, J. c. Hmllh 0. -Presbyterian 21, Kraklne 0. South Carolina State 12, Shaw 7. Ht. Augusta 25. St. Paul 7. Tennessee 28, Howard 6. The Citadel 42, Woffnrd 7. Tuskegee 30, Knoxville 7. Vanderbilt 20, Newanee 0. Virginia 27, Washincton & I.ee 7. Virginia state 32, West Virginia State 0. Virginia 1'oly 14. North Carolina Slate 13. Washington 13, California 8. William, ti Mary 21, V. M. 1. 0. Southwest Arizona 41, Flagstaff 0. Baylor 7, Texas 7 (tie I. ast Central (Okla.) state 7, Northeastern Mtate 0. Highlands IS, East New Mexico Coll. 7. Magnolia A. & M. la, Arkansas State Coll. 0. New Mexico 28, New Mexico Aggies 0. Philander Smith IS, Arkansas A. M. 12. Pralrievlew 18, Bishop 7. Rice 21, Arkansas 12. Southern Univ. 14, Texas Coll. 7." " - Southwestern Texas 18, McMurray IS (tie). Southwest Texas State Tchrs. 6, East Texas State Tchrs. 0. Texas A. M. 21, Southern Methodist 10. Texas Christian 38, Centenary 7. Texas Mines 28, Tempo Tchrs. 0.-Tillotson Coll. 2, Dillard 6. West Texas State Coll. 40, St. Mary's 21. Rocky Mountain Colorado Mines 32, Western Stale 7. Denver 14, Utah Mate 6. Montana 18, North Dakota 6. Carroll 6, Montana Mines 0. Brigham Young 23, Wyoming 7. Fort Lewis Coll. 27, Alamosa 7. Far West Humboldt 7. California Poly 0. Nevada 20, San Jose 19. Oregon State 19, I .C.L.A. A. Stanford IS, Southern California 0. Washington State 2(1. Idaho 0. Whitman Coll. 7, Idaho t oll. 6. State high school Anslry 18, Gibbon 0. Aurora 7. Central CHy 0. Burwell 24, Atkinson 0. Geneva 83. Nelson 0. ( hapnell 18, Imperial 6. Clarke 24, Ntromsbnrg 0. Comntork 7, Taylor 6. Cordova 18, Goehner 7. Crawford 18, Luik (Wyo.) 8. Creighton 6, Bloomfirld 8 (Del. Creighton Prep 25, Grand Island 0, Kxeler 13, Harvard 8. Ewlng 30, Battle Creek 0. Genoa 411, shelhv O. Holhrook 24, Klwood 1. Lexington 7, Curtis 6. Mllford 8, Seward . Platnvlew ,21, Pierce 19. Sioux City Central 19, Omaha Tech 13. Wayne 89, Randolph 0. Six-man Big Springs 46, Hershey (, Elm Creek 31, Cairo 28. Palliade 54, Hayes Center 8. St. Edward 44, Rising City 19. Westervllle 7, Galea 6. Durdan sparks Oregon Stale to win over UCLA CORVALLIS, Ore. (UP). Don Durdan, Oregon State college back, scored two touchdowns and passed for a third Saturday as he sparked his team to an easy 19 to 0 victory over the University of California at Los Angeles. A homecoming day crowd of 12,000 saw the game. UCLA got into Oregon State territory only three times and each time the sturdy State line turned back the challenge. Duke romps on v Davidson, 56-0 DAVIDSON, N. C. UP). Duke's big Blue Devils, defending a perfect record for the 1941 football season, overpowered Davidson, 56 to 0, Saturday in a Southern conference football game before 10,-000 spectators. Wallace Wade's team, said by many Duke followers to be his best in years, displayed not only crushing power, but the supply of reserves also had been tutored in deceptive, hipper-dipper style of play that kept fans oft-times guessing where the ball was amtil some scat back or another would break into Davidson's secondary. Huskers . . . (Continued from Page 1-B.) y in;. Thompson,.. : : . " Pass on Fourth. Toward the end of the first half. the Huskers started an offensive of their own, which picked up three first downs and moved the ball from their own 20 to the Minnesota 40, but a passing attack failed. The plucky Huskers were playing out the string and on fourth down elected to pass rather than kick. Bradley cut off one of Higgins' passes on the Husker 43 and on fourth down Bradley pitched a strike to Bob Ludwick who had relieved Thompson on the final play of the quarter. - Boa went skittering down the sidelines, keeping his feet and keeping in bounds by some elegant footwork but he was finally bumped out of bounds by the last Minnesotan on the 22-yard line. He kept moving forward on this play when it appeared no less than twice that he was either hemmed in or would be forced out of the playing field. A fumble gave the Huskers a chance in the second half when the ball got away from Higgins and Vic Schleich curled around it. Blue and Metheny, the latter using a sneak play thru center that brought yards every time he tried it, worked the ball to the Gopher 32 where a Husker fumble gave it back to the Gophers on their own 28. Punts Hurt N. U. A short Husker punt, followed by Higgins' out of bounds kick which rolled out on the Husker 3. kept Nebraska in hot water but they managed to stop a Gopher challenge on the 22-yard line so Bill Daley tried a field goal from the 30 but It was wide of the mark. The bouncing Higgins came back with Bradley's punt frbm Minnesota's 32 to the 46 and Bill Daley, showing more power than at any time during the afternoon, began roaring thru the middle until they had the Huskers pushed back to their own 13 with first down at that spot. Gamaas could get only a yard and Daley couldn't move farther than the 7 on two bucks so uar-naas fell back to the 13 and kicked a field goal so squarely thru the uprights that Referee Frank Lane signalled It good almost before the ball had reached the uprights " Minnesota had another chance when the Huskers suffered a lapse on the next kickoff. Athey, evi dently figuring the ball was going out of bounds, made little effort to field it and Herb Hein, Gopher end, grabbed it on the Husker 23 Wayne Blue snuffed this almost immediately by cutting off Gene Bierhaus pass on the Husker 17 The Huskers worked the ball out to their own 39. Final Pass Fill. Then the Gophers began swarm ing Bradley in his attempts to pass and a fourth down flip was in complete. There was time for but one play, Daley hitting center. It was a sight to warm the hearts of Nebraskans to watch the Hunkers immediately after that gun popped. Wayne Blue was so weary he could hardly get to his feet and no wonder from the num ber of plays in which the big fel low figured, both offenivly and defensively. However, Game Cap- . . . While the wolves Coach's wife , Says NEW ORLEANS. (SNS). Prob lem in football etiquet: What does the coach s wife do when her husband's team is out there getting its bumps and a loud gentlepian in the stands nearby keeps yelling, "The team's all right. They oughta fire the coach!" Mrs. Lowell Dawson, whose hus band, "Reticent Red," pilots Tu-lane's gridiron squad, says, "Well, the wives of the coaching staff usually sit together, and we just turn around and glare if the heckling gets too bad." Mrs. Dawson, young and pretty, also has found sensible solutions to most of the- other problems which beset that coast-to-coast sorority whose husbands are always on the spot. Wolves Howled. Last year Tulane had a mediocre season after the mighty 1939 team went undefeated to the Sugar Bowl and then lost a bitterly contested game to the Texas Aggies. "People would call me at all hours of the day and night," said Mrs. Dawson, "telling me or Red what a terrible job he was doing. They might say, 'There's a meet ing going on now to decide whether he keeps his Job. We'll let you know in the morning.' " This can be rather hard sometimes on the 25 year old mother of two children. But Mrs. Dawson still takes most of the calls from the wolves who love to howl after football coaches. "Coach Is pretty hard-boiled about that sort of thing now, and I'm getting that way too," she says. She really looks anything but mat. Adrienne Gottschalk Dawson, member of -an old New -Orleans family, is blonde, slim and blue-eyed. She talks pleasantly and laughs easily. No Grid Expert. She met Dawson, a native of Wisconsin, after his football play ing days. Red quarterbacked the Tulane team that went to the Rose tain Herndon and the others were shaking hands and exchanging congratulations with the Gopher players. It was an unusually clean game, there being but one 15 yard penalty all afternoon. Pitt Brings Roar. Word of Pitt's victory over Ford-ham bsought a roar from the crowd when it was announced, and probably added another furrow in Major Biff Jones' brow as the Panthers will be at Lincoln Saturday. Fortunately the Huskers came thru without serious hurts of any kind but whether the "iron men" who carried the load Saturday can rest up sufficiently between now and Saturday to meet an . eleven that has been getting steadily better, remains to be seen. It was said that a New York betting commissioner had sent $1,000 here to be placed on Nebraska and 26 points but there were no Minnesota takes. The book here offered 21 i, points but it was said that very little of It was taken. Those who did were riding with the geese Saturday night. POS. NEBRASKA MINNESOTA L.E. Prestnn .'. .. Kltch L.T. Schleich Wildung L.O. Meier Levy C. Kelly Flick Ft 0. Abel Rlllmsn R.T. Herndon I.echner RE. Thompson Ringer 2.B. Metheny Plunkett H. Bradley , Dnley Ft H. Zlkmund Onrnsss F.B. Blue Swtlger Nehrnsks 0 n n 00 Minnesota 0 8 0 3 9 Touchdown: Swelger. Field goal: Can naA. Substitutions: Nehrssks. ends, Ludwick. Nyden; qunrterbnek, trooper; halfbacks. Lone. Alhpy. Minnesota, ends. Heln. Bsumgsrtner. Hlrscher. Anderson; tackles. I.ushlne, Od son. Slk Ich ; guard. Pnschks, Pukemn: centers. Kulbltskl; nusrterbsck, r;nrnsss; hslfhsck, Hfgelns. Lautrrhsi-h, Blerhsus. Officials Referee, Frsnk Lane, Clncln nstl: umpire. Ted O'Sulllvsn, Missouri; llnrsmsn, LsVerne Dllwlg, Msrquettf; field Judge, A. L. Hasklns, Oklahoma. howl . . . suffers too Mrs, Red Dawson Bowl In 1932. When Bernie Bier-man left Tulane to coach at' Minnesota, Dawson went along as an assistant. He returned here to take the head coaching Job at Tulane in 1935. They live with her parents In a comfortable home in the uptown section near the university. Mrs. Dawson confesses she isn't a football expert, but enjoys the game as much as any spectator, 'Except when they're too close." "I really think no one can understand football who hasn't played it. I never try to advise Red, altho once or twice I did suggest a couple of new plays." How did they work out? "Well, not so good. In one of them, I had sixteen men on our team." 1 Mrs. Dawson has made only one trip with the team, except for the jaunts up to Baton Rouge every other year for the Louisiana Stats game. That was earlier this season when Tulane, riding high, went to Houston to play Rice and lost 10-9. , "Maybe I'm a hoodoo," she says. Senses Trouble. She knew the team wasn't at its peak to meet Rice. "Sometimes I think I can tell how the boys feel better than the coaches do. They were listless on that trip. When they're restless and alert, then they're going to play their best. Before she was married, shs thought a football coach worked only in the fall and then had practically a nine month vacation. "But I found out differently. There are classes, and trips, and banquets, and a thousand and one things. We barely got away for a two week. vacation this summer.!.. Like many successful coaches and their wifes, the Dawsons have resisted the' urge to buy a home. After all, a couple of bad seasons, and coach, wife and children might be moving to Hamstrung Tech or North Prairie high school. . o WATCH THEM BOWL Mixed Doubles 8 P. M. Today OPEN ALLEYS 12 Alleys all day today tnd every Saturday and Sunday, 6 at 9 p. m. Fridays Phone 2-7828 for reservations. LINCOLN BOWLING PARLOR 236 Ne. 12 5 '

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