The Ludington Daily News from Ludington, Michigan on November 9, 1939 · Page 6
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THE DAILY NEWS—LUDINGTON, MICHIGAN. THURSDAY, NOV. 9,1939. Foresees Grid Victory IN MTUf Old-Time Enemies Will Clash Again Saturday Wolverines Will Seek First over Gophers in Several Years Saturday ANN ARBOR, Nov. 9.—(#>)— Just about everything in the football book is being shown to Michigan's Wolverines this week in the hope they'll throw It against Minnesota's Gophers Saturday. It's been six years since the Wolverines have taken the measure of the Gopher,?, but now—they believe their luck is about to turn. EVANSTON, 111., NOV. 9.—</P)— Bill DeCorrevont and Johnny Galvin, "enemies" two years ago before the greatest football crowd in Chicago's history, will be on the opposite sides of the scrimmage line again next Saturday at Northwestern'sj Dyche stadium. j Northwestern and Purdue will come to grips, with DeCorrevont i the Sophomore ace of the Wild' cat offense and Galvin the first- year star passer and punter for Purdue. In 1937, with DeCorre- vont the Austin high school sensation and G-alvin the big gun in the Leo high attack, they game-winning touchdown. Galvin, whose prep career was overshadowed only by De- Correvont's brilliant performances, has compeleted eight of 23 passes for Purdue this season, one completion scoring against j Minnesota and another against Michigan State. His kicking has His nearest rivals are Dick McGowen, Auburn, Nyhan of Tulane and Nelson Catlett, V M. I., each of whom has booted more than 25 times and maintained better than a 44-yard average. BOXING NEW YORK—Texas Lee Harper, 129 «,' 2 , New York, outpointed Johnny Cnnipo, I24'i, New Haven. Conn.. (0). OAKLAND, Calljf.—Chick Dl Innlcy, 125. Oakland, stopped Pancho Lcyvas, 124 1 ,;.. Yumn. Ariz.. (4). Don't Annoy Bear in Closed Season MILO, Nov. 9.—When shooting at bears out of season it is well to be careful even if one uses only fine bird shot. Explaining he wanted "to see the bear hurry away," M. R. Fuller, afield in southwestern county, fired, just as conservation officer Verne Dockham, then on patrol, came race to face with a big black bear. Both man and bear were peppered with the fine shot. "For molesting' a bear during the closed season" Fuller later paid a fine of $10 and $6.85 costs in justice court. WRESTLING (By THE ASSOCIATED PRKSS) BOSTON--Bobby Mtmagoff, 240, Chl- cngo, defeated Dnnno O'Mahoncy, 230. Ireland, two falls out of three. The lasgest door in England is said to be the new One at the airport at Heston. It is 200 feet wide and 30 feet high, and is controlled by hand or electricity. Fritz Crisler, a former Min- played in a city championship nesota coach, has concocted all game which jammed more than kinds of gridiron legerdemain for the "Little Brown Jug" battle and he's mixing it with a lot of psychology to get his boys j for the scrap. I Apparently the prescription 100,000 persons into Soldier field. Austin and DeCorrevont won game, and is what was needed after last week's upset loss to Illinois, a exploded Michi- Hardly a trace disappointment Northwestern halfback, being held in check during early season games, started to roll last Saturday against Minnesota, when he averaged more than seven yards on 13 rushes, game re- | one of which produced a 61-yard Sportlites By LOUIS BGCKSTANZ defeat that gan's hopes, of the bitter that followed the mains. To show they mean business on Armistice day, the Wolverines, their offense overhauled, ran over, around and through a handpicked Freshmen eleven Wednesday in what undoubtedly was the best practice performance of the season. The drill, ending contact work for the week, was marked also by a long session on pass defense, which has been wide Ail-Star Teams open at times this season, and j with the windup of football an equally long session on. pass | in the Big Seven conference offense. ,this week, fans can look for- Jt was a touchdown pass j war d to an annual struggle by thrown by Halfback Harold : experts to choose an air-Big. Van Every that enabled Min- i seven team with the result! nesota to come from behind ;that each point has an all-star and trip Michigan, 7 to 6, at team to its own choice and ' Minneapolis a year ago. !usually more or less prejudiced i ; The Wolverines, however, ' in favor of the home team I •plan to use plenty of passes i This paper, as in other years, ; themselves, and scout reports : will not attempt to choose an! have shown the Gophers yul- all-league team for the simple j nf.ra.hif. to an aerial offenSe. (reason that we have seen but ;ales indicated at ; five of the seven teams in ac- i persons will witness |tion and we feel that to right- i game, the thirtieth be- ;iy choose a player for such ' tween the two schools since .honor, one must see him in; 188*. laction. j i Besides, we feel that we could i I not be 100 percent fair in a ' choice of such a team. Surely Ludington would rate at least one or two men in the. back- I field for instance and the big '.problem for us would be to de- jcide which one or two should i be chosen and which ones I should be eliminated. Surely they are all a>j£ut eoual in ability and performance. As far as^the line goes, what could per- Not the air Saturday and Northwestern has been concentrating on pass defense. The Wildcats have a lot of respect not only for I the pass receiving ability x> 1 / iDave Rankin Dut also for the ball toting talents of this star Boilermaker Flanker. Freshmen, equipped with * Purdue pjays, Wednesday tried numerous end- around maneuvers against the Wildcat varsity. Northwestern, after defeats by, Oklahoma and Ohio State,! trounced Wisconsin, Illinois! and Minnesota in a row and is! steadily improving. Purdue' started put by losing to Notre Dame, tying Minnesota and de-i f eating Michigan State before! dropping decisions to Santel Clara and Iowa. SCOTTVILLE, Nov. 9.—Scottville high school Spartans will come to the end of their football Tom Harmon Isi Rated Sixth in Ground Gained During Season SEATTLE, Nov. 9.—(#>)—The American Football Statistical bureau, which weekly compiles individual and team performances of the nation's 112 leading colleges, this week nominates Johnny Knolla of Creighton as the nation's leading ground-gainer. The bureau has been putting the yardstick on football performances for the last three years, and now is official sta- i tistician for the American Col-' lege Publicity association. ] After the bureau poured ai load of figures into the maw of j a complicated computing machine, Knolla emerged as the nation's number one offensive threat on the basis of the following statistics: , In six games he gained 887 yards via 75 rushing efforts and; 52 pass attempts. i Negro Second | Kenny Washington, the U.i ti t - ap P arentl y' has the Montague to engage the Northern-most member of the Western Michigan conference in a league game. The Spartans, with a fairly unimpressive record behind them, will be battling for a victory over the Muskegon county crew Friday. Scottville started slow this iffL „__ - . ,. . u-vi.- year, losing every game until the j™f rn £?i esh ™ rl™ lr f * £i 1S Frankfort sump, two weeks ago !y ar ha t beer l Garant, of Al- R game ended in i P ena '. a boy . whom, we failed to f 3,11 "St? FS • ' .. . are ot M er i°od «:.*.yers °" e of ! third with 800 yards, followed I by Iowa's Nile Kinick, 769 i | yards, Ernie Lain of Rice, 7621 i yards; Tom Harmon, Michigan,! • 742 yards and Banks McFadden, i Clemson, 700. : Washington has gained more yards net by rushing than any' other—560 in 93 tries. Harmon,' SDartans haabeS a schedule. Last Team Opens Season Tonight (By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS) Red Dutton's New York Americans will make the new National Hockey league season official tonight by engaging Montreal's effervescent Canadiens at Montreal. .Last of the league to swing into action, the Americans never, theless don't intend to be last at the other end of the trail and •have vowed to start sprinting , early. The Canadiens trailed the • league most of last season and even with &• new coach and new , playing talent were not regarded > very highly in pre-season esti- y m'ates. r*. .But they startled the league i Sunday night by thrashing the j Chicago Black Hawks 8-2 and |> now are about to answer the <• toig question of whether this was p^JUst a flash in the nets or a real sv threat to the leaders. iThe Canadiens now are handl- by Pete Lepine, one of Monti's hockey immortals, and he gathered in sucli fresh as- ,nce as Marty Barry and — .. .._ is half as good as (experts say. up at Traverse iCity, Ludington ran into some mice backfield men and also linemen. Three backs, Bensley. Wares and Morgan, all .played fine football and on the line, Cox gave the Ludington wall its hardest battering in the Big Seven race. In its appearance here, the Cadillac team displayed but one olayer which would seem to be all- star material. We refer of course, to McKinley, he of the long, rifling pass. Manistee like Cadillac, appears to have one outstanding player, Peterson, who would rate a berth on a mythical honor eleven We admit, in making these nominations, that we have steered clear of the line almost entirely. This is -because we are not attempting to choose an all-star team. We are merely choosing the most spectacu- £ Players and wondering where those boys who sit down ,with a list of .players on an aspirin tablet are goin-r to drawu the line, it looks like it will have to be out of the hat to draw the lineup this vear team r if ° 0ice to 1 an all -st'ar team if W e were to choose one ould probably look like this-' Daron—Left end. Bourisseau—Left is ckle Krupa—Left guard „-- guard. - -J-,-—ivigm, tackle. D. Horowski—Right end. Parker—Quarterback. S. Horowski—Left half ,.. ... each, followed by Jack! ; Grain of Texas, whose five-j i game total is 448 yards. Of the i top quartet, Grain's is the high- '• est average per effort—9.14! | yards — but Ken Washington's ! running mate at U.C.L.A., i Jackie Robinson, has the best! average among all ball carriers' who have gained more than 250' yards. Robinson has netted almost 12 yards for each of the 21 times he has carried the pigskin. Leads Passing Ernie Lain of Rice leads in forward pass completions, hitting his receivers 50 times in 122 attempts for 580 yards. Rusty Cowart, Texas Christian, has, .completed 49 of 89 for 612i j yards, while the six-game rec-; lord of Arkansas' Kay Eakin isj 42 completions in 97 tries. Paul Christman of Missouri has completed 41 of 85 while Beryl Clark of Oklahoma has the highest completion percentage in the nation, a .643- figure on the 'basis of 42 thrown and 27 bullseyes. Earl Clark, Texas Christian halfback, and Ken Kavanaugh, Louisiana State end, pace the pass snatchers with 17 catches apiece. George Radman, North Carolina, caught 16 and Bill Jennings, Oklahoma and Don Looney, T.C.U., 15 each. For the third consecutive week Harry Dunhle, North Carolina, ranks as the country's best punter, with an exceptional 46-yard average for 26 kicks. of the Champion Boston r ,™,,-,, predominantly Ijreiufe tar veterans, the appear stronger this last. The moving of from a' wing strengthened weak l 'f, in ..' years ployed to' " the IpWMSes paid In (Note to fans—This, inci- P»«>ably'be the at Manistee BOXING MOTOR CO. STROH'S BOHEMIAN BEER CRACK BOWLING TEAM Central States Champions Won in Detroit, Score 3123 Former World's A.B.C. (Champions 1934 World's Match Game Champs 1934 International Champions 1934-6 The Stroh Bowling Team is the only team in the country to win and hold for one season the three highest honors possible to attain. W. Reppcnhagen F. Wolf J. Norris, Capt. P. Bauman Carl F. Peters, Mgr. C. Grygier This Team Bowls In Ludington Sunday Afternoon, Nov. 12th. At 1 P. M. - At The SMITH RECREATION BOWLING ALLEYS Everyone Welcome! No Admission! The Stroh Bowling Team Is Being Brought to Ludington Through the Courtesy of Axel Johnson Beer Distributing Company. HIGHLIGHTS 1938-39 Team Average for 10 Tournaments, 1020 Per Game Holders of Michigan State League. Record, 3 Games 3481« Holders of Michigan State League, Record, 1 Game 1251. Holders of the Max Schmeling Trophy won by (W. Reppenha^cn-J. Norris- J. Criitimins) in Berlin, 1936. Holders of Central States Tournament, High Single Game, 1191. Holders of International Two-Man Championship, won by (P. Bauman, C. Grygier) in Berlin, 1936, Open to World Champions, Score 3030. Detroit Times Classic League Champions, Three Years 1936-37-38. Team Members Winners of 265 Medals and Trophies. Elks National Tournament Champions 1936-37. Elks State Tournament Champions, 1936-37, 1937-38, 1938-39. Detroit Times Tournament Championships, 1934-35, 1935-36, 1937-38. Michigan State Tournament Champions, 1937-38 HIGH SCORES SINGLE GAME SCORE 3 GAME SERIES 3 Series over 19 Series over 34 Series over 300 GAMES P. Bauman 16 ,3500 2 Single Games over . .1230 J. Norris v .. 7 3400 4 Single Games over . .1200 W. Reppenhagen . .. 6 ,3300 53 Single Games over . .1150 C Grygier .......... 5 •5 Series over .3200 106 Single Games over . .1100 P. Wolf ***Jlfv+***Jlf***>**lf<f***~fy 1 *^^ i-V'-f fi . v« s.*k' \

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