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BASKETBALL · · · . . . . . . High school, junior college seasons on court will get under way Dec. 15 for Mohawks. Dec. 22 for Trojans. OUT OF THE PRESSBO MITCHELL Local Boys News of the football fields which echoes from the season lust past adds more names to the north Iowa list of athletes who are winning College recognition in other sections. * A Harlnu Calhotm of Lake Mills and Floyd Hokenbrodt of Esth- ervilte are the latest to gain honors. Both were \vinners of freshman numerals in football this fall at Iowa State Teachers college. Only 24 freshman numerals were awarded this fall at the Cedar Falls school. The awards haven't really been made as yet, but will be with- BASKETBALL * · · · · . . . St. Joseph's cagers will open season away from homo; play Presentation teams at Whitlc- niore. GRID'S "HEAD HUNTINCTSEASON OPEN , the f '' es hman have com- completed 24 term hours of credit at the college, in accordance with an old athletic department ruling. a * S Sacrifice A sacrifice in one sense is more or less of a blessing in another. Perhaps not a, blessing, but more of a safeguard, especially in the cose of a new amateur wrestling rule. * * * Intercollegiate matches will see fewer body slams this winter. The spectacular has been sacrificed, but In an attempt to reduce injuries that 13 commendable. An aggressor may not slam an opponent unless he holds one knee in con t. act with the mat, under the new ruling and that doesn't leave room for much lever- ige in throwing an opponent. * * * Wrestling coaches at colleges must be In hearty approval of tho change if Hugo Otopalik is representative of college mentors, and he ought to bo after the championships which his boys have won at Iowa State college. "This rule is similar to the football rule preventing the ball carrier from running after any part of his Lhody excepting his hands or feet has touched the ground. It Is a good thing from the standpoint of pre- COACHING STAFFS MAKE CHANGE IN SIX BIG SCHOOLS Four Resign, Two Mentors Are Replaced as Fire of Criticism Rises. By AtrAN GOULD Associated Press Sports Editor . NEW YORK, Dec. 7. f/p--Coach- ing heads have already begun to drop into the basket, in keeping with the traditional college custom of demanding a reckoning at the close' 01 a. disastrous campaign or a on general I venting I Hugo. serious injuries," says Hunters who take practice shots at birds which they cannot Identify are liable to run afoul of tho state fish and game commission. They ought to, at least. M s ^ If they must practice shooting, luntere will have to stick to the [European starling, English sparrow i^lackbird, blue jay, crow, sharp- jshinned hawk, Cooper's hawk, and Sgrcat horned owl. Both game birds fand non-game birds excepting those avaneties are protected by the state. a * s v J The Laws Hold In spite of a recent ruling by Iowa's supreme court that tho legislature cannot delegate Its legislative powers to a commission, fish and game laws are still in effect. * * tL Authority vested in the fish and Sgame commission will not be affected by the decision, and the pro- fcess of putting fish and game laws linto force and administering them |is constitutional and \vould stand a "eat in court. f- $ *, The fish and game commission was created by the legislature to bo custodian of fish and game, and its regulations do not affect any right now In possession of the public. * * * Regulations which do affect public \ights are now part of the state aw, and without them no game jould be taken at all. Violation of ·egulations under any impression :hat they are not valid is violation if statutes. 30 Grapplers Ready for Action in Meet for Prep Wrestlers A pre-season wrestling tourna- «nent was initiated Wednesday at %e high school, with approximately 9) grapplers scheduled for action *Vore the touniey closes. Coach bward T. Barker said the tourna- bnt was being held to determine le most likely candidates for var- ay positions for the Mohawk mat guad. iWeekly tryouts will also be held. lie tryotits will take place during |e latter part of the week and will tobably be the deciding factor in fcach Barker's choices for his first lam of mat artists. The Mohawk Kuad recently received several pditions when a few Mohawk grid- prs who had been out for basket- Jill reported to Coach Barker. lanawha Pirates Ready for Basketball Season IKANAWHA, Dec. 7.--The Ka- iwha Pirates, fast independent Iiib, has organized for the basket- season and would like to have _ies with any teams within 100 'Is. This team won 35 out of a 40 schedule last year. C. M. Bas" Kanawha will book the riodie housecleaning principles. The mortality rate for 1933 apparently will be as high as ever even though the demands for high pressure production are less con- spicious than they were when put under the Carnegie foundation's microscope a few years ago Upwards o£ a dozen head coacheg so far have become involved in shake- upa or prospective changes at larger colleges or universities. The list may be doubled before the head hunting season closes. Two Mentors Replaced. Head coaches at Texas A. M and Lehigh already have been replaced. Others have resigned at Dartmouth, Texas, Kentucky and Boston university, more or less under fire. Speculation meanwhile has been rife over possible changes at North Carolina, Auburn, and Rice in the south, Yale and New York university in the east, Notre Dame, Indiana, Purdue, Missouri and Wisconsin in the middle west. Chief interest centered nearly all season in the possible shakeup at Notre Dame. Support for Hunk Anderson, who succeeded Knute Rockne, has been rallied since Notre Dame's exciting last game victory over the Army but the feeling persists that a change is likely. The name of Noble Kizer of Purdue, has been most often linked with the fob despite denials. · - - - - -Tale Disappointed. Yale shifted coaches, a year ago, with Reggie Root replacing- Dr. Mar. via Stevens as head coach, but Ell aJumni have been disappointed by the results, including defeats at the hands of Harvard and Princeton. Agitation has dveioped for a shakeup along the lines of Princeton's policy in going outside its graduate body to engage Fritz Crisier as head coach. The effect of late season victories has served to fortify some coaches who were distinctly under the guns. Thus Harvard's triumph over Yale helped subdue the criticism o f Eddie Casey while Cornell's successive victories over Dartmouth and Pennsylvania seem to have quieted alumni seeking the scalp of Gil Dobie. In brief here are some of the other coaching situations: Kentucky: Harry Carnage resigned; latest indicated candidates include John J. McEwan, former Army star who resigned last year as Holy Cross coach; Chet Wynne of Auburn, and Elmer Layden of Duquesne. Dartmouth Criticism. Dartmouth: Jackson Cannell resigned, after outbreak of undergraduate criticism; although contract has one more year to run. No action on possible successor. Texas A. and M.: Madison Bell succeeded by Homer Norton, former Centenary college coach. Texas: Clyde Littlefield resigned, to devote time to track coaching, and a half dozen names considered for successor. Indiana: E. C. (Billy) Hayes may TO LEAD ROSE BOWL INVADERS Western Conference May Include New Member "CHICAGO MERGER WITH N'WESTERN MAY ADD SCHOOL T i n i VhT'T^ i anl ! Capt ' CU " Montgomery will lead Columbia's Lions in their JScw Year's day game against tho Stanford eleven the ^ M o t e . ' " 8 * K ° Se B " V1 "'* at *«»*TM. OBI Y. M. C. A. Cage Teams in Second Night of Battles Three Contests Played in Local Loop at "Y" Court. Diamond Bread, Billmaii Transfer and Hamilton's were winners in the second night of play in the Y. M. C. A. basketball league, the bakers beating Decker's 30 to 11 while Billman's trounced Uten's 34 to 5, and Hamilton's ran over the Y Seniors by 42 to 0. Aces of the evening's play were Suter of the Transfer team who gathered seven baskets, and Steuben of the Hamilton five, who tossed in six and added a free throw. The scores. ULE.VS--5 O. Olson f Hnnsen t I.lnrlclnm c G. niN[n K A. Olimi c Ig II t 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 I n o o 0 0 2 0 0 1 IIII.I.MAXS-- 94 If (1 t Slllfr I Cordlc f 'rnhh f llromver Brady p Total z I). BREAD-- 30 Cookman f 4 Boyer f I nick f i Connolly c Total 0 0 0 2 I 2 10 2 o n 3 0 2 DECKEH 1 S--11 IK II t Sloan f 1 0 0 Miller f 2 1 0 JIiiBhes c 0 0 1 ·nllilnr K 1 0 2 tj. Knufa'n (f 0 2 3 Tompklnn To I Hi 0 0 2 3 0 0 10 0 S 4 3 6 take over athletic directorship and seek own successor as head football coach. Lehigh: Austin Tate succeeded by Glen Harmeson, former Purdue star and assistant to Noble Kizer for last two years at that institution. North Carolina: Charles (Chuck) Collins reported on way out but no definite developments. University of California at Lpa Angeles: Rumors that Bill Spaulding may be replaced so far denied. Spears Will Stick. Wisconsin: Dr. C. W. Spears apparently slated to retain job despite earlier reports of dissatisfaction. Missouri: Frank Carideo, former ail-American quarterback at Notre Dame, under fire after disastrous season but apparently has faculty support Rice Institute: Jimmy Kitts mentioned as possible successor to Jack Meagher as head coach. New York University: Undergraduate discussion and criticism of "do- emphasis" under present regime, with Howard Cann as head coach, but no Indication of any change in policy or coaching staff. Boston University: John M. Harmon, center of disputes with team over "player control" system and over using- a player said to be injured, relieved as head coach. Remains aa athletic director and will help pick own successor. of nes. Durig the third quarter of this year, 55,100 pounds of airmail letters were carried from England, compared with 39,6-10 pounds in the same period of 1932. Y. SENIORS--o '«: ft I r f 0 0 1 Simmons f 0 0 0 ·Traaun f 0 0 0 HAmtjurittr c 0 0 3 -Velion E 0 0 HAMILTON'S--12 ITnmnck 0 0 2 Sti-ulxn f Hamilton f Johnfton f Allison c KlmtmlT c Ornlh f I'nmru f 'X It f 6 1 0 2 a ^ a o n 3 0 1 1 1 2 ·4 0 (I 1 0 0 3 0 0 20 z a St. Joseph's Cagers to Open Card Friday Both boys' and girls' basketball squads of St. Joseph's academy will get under way for the season when they go to Whittcmore Friday night to meet Presentation academy's teams. The schedule for the local South- sider basketball teams will be completed and announced next week, when the local season will get under way. COURT TIPS Kashey, Hader Draw in Main Event Here Abi Kashey, 220, and Jack Hader 216 wrestled to their second draw in the locnl armory ring Wednesday night, going the GO minute limit in · main event. Alan Eustace, 225, put an arm pull on Bob Jessen, 220, to win the semiwindup event in 21 minutes. EM Meake, 214, defeated "Doctor" Vic Muhl, 216, in the opener of the card, clamping on a body scissors and gaining the fall with a shoulder press in 15 minutes. Rock Falls Wins Two in Cage Games With Otranto RCCK FALLS, Dec. 7--The Rock Falls high school boys defeated the Otranto team 23-14 at ihe local gym on Wednesday night The seconds won 7-4 over the Otranto seconds. Usher was high with 13 point' · BASKETBALL fa Is able to be a close observer of team pla than a football fan because the former i sitting- almost on toj of the play. Even will that advantage h misses some of tile - fine points of otfen sive play as well as defensive play In the first place, the watcher should look tor the tipoff formations and see how the team with the Up oft tries to draw the opposition on of position or block it out of the Play so that a. close in, unguarded throw is the result. Most teams try to shake the center loose for a try at the baske after he has tipped tho ball to a forward. The stunt i s sometimes done by a forward coming in to Block the center's man while the other forward takes the tipoff and passes to the center. Set Floor Ways. Set floor plays are another point for watching; these plays are used when center and forwards are down the floor and the guards are hand ling the ball out in front of thi defense. r P » CH 7 triC3 to kee P tlle in tent of the play from the opposition until every player is set fo r that certain play. Suppose a play i s to be made to a guard who will be cutting in to the basket. The center will fake a pass to ; forward, while one forward wil block the guard's man and the ?? 16 in f ° r an ""guarded the basket. There are many variations of suc plays. A spectator, by watching closely, can get a big "kick" of the play alter he learns to watch for the fakes and blocks. Two Part Offense. There are two parts to the offense m basketball, the fast break ami the set play. Almost every team uses both methods. On the fas break, a defending team will taki the ball from the backboard, the guard passing out to a forward, who passes to the center. The center will dribble, and attempt to draw the opposition out. Then a pass to the forward at the side of the floor wil leave an open shot. The spectators shouldn't become disgusted this season if they sec the Mason City team start out fast on a break, then stop completely while one man holds the ball, and wait until everyone is set in position for a play. The players are told to do just that. It may look as though they should keep going and try for the basket; but they will not take the chances of losing the ball on a risky shot. Mason City prefers to get set and then try to outguess and outplay the defense for a wide open attempt at the goal. FIGHT RESULTS My THK ASSOCIATED TRKSS GI.ENN FAI.I.S, N. V Johnnie Kn»p,.r, Riirllntctrtn, V I . nulpnlntfil Fmnhlc 1 ' (81. UB'/j, (Infill. 1.11, ChlOiiito; I'ftrollp. IMVi. Srlirnrrl.idj-, (81. ciiu:Ar." -- ruddle TimellY. 'n'n',' MnrMinr'«,"l'l' out AJIckry O'Shea, ALL-AMERICAN TO FACE LIONS Michigan State Favored for Entry; Nebraska, Irish, Marquette Mentioned. B.V PAUL MICKELSON Associated Press Sports Writer CHICAGO, Dec. 7. .P--The door may be opened for either Notre Oarac. Nebraska, Michigan State or Marquette to join the Western Athletic conference, better known as the Big- Ten, before another football season rolls around. Proposed plans to merge the University of Chicago and Northwestern university, a move that would automatically reduce the conferences membership to nine and leave a spot open, were reported progressing so rapidly today by its proponents that the consolidation may be effected by the time the 1934 fall term opens. Under the merger plan, Northwestern would become strictly an undergraduate school, and Chicago would revert to a post graduate university. Graduates aren't allowed to compete in college football in the Big- Ten HO the football players would all go to Northwestern. Michigan SUite Choice. Of the four probable candidates for membership in the Big Ten Michigan State was regarded as the most probable choice of the confer ence leaders. Nebraska was consid ercd too far removed from confer ence territory as well as belonging to the Big Six, an enterprising group; the old feud between Field ing H. Yost of Michigan and the late Knute K. Rockne probablj would block Notre Dame's reques for admission, whereas Marquette 1 football team last season was fa below Big Ten standard. Michigan State for years ha been one of the real strong team of American football, holding Mich igan's championship teams of 1930 and '31 to scoreless ties. During the 1933 campaign, Michigan State siled up one of the best records in :he country although Michigan beat 'ts old rival, 20 to 0. Several Favor Nebraska. On the other hand several con- 'crence members undoubtedly woulc ike to have Nebraska as a rival for ihe Big Ten championship. Iowa and Minnesota already are great rivals of the Cornhuskers, who have dom- nated the Big Six almost without nterruption since the conference was formed and demonstrated their ability to take care of themselves in any college football league. If the Northwestern-Chicago merger is effected by next fall, pros- lects are that the Big Ten will proceed as the "Big Nine" at least un:il 1935 as all football schedules for 1934 are completed. . , Ch!t»iro. FISHER HEADS IOWA VARSITY Thurtle Receives Minor "I" Award as Letters Are Given at School. IOWA CITY, Dec. 7. OT--Russell risher, Des Moines, halfback on the University of Iowa football team, vill pilot the squad through the 93-i season. He was elected at the nnual banquet last night given by 'resident and Mrs. Walter A. Jesup. Letters were awarded to 73 foot- all and cross country athletes inluding: Football: Major "I" -- Richard Jrayne, Fairficld; Ray Fisher, DCS loines; Russell Fisher, DCS loines; Jerry Foster, Iowa. City, ack Gallagher, Chicago; Lloyd -loffman, Sibley; Dwight Hoover, owa City; Joe Laws, Colfax. Teyro In IJst. Tom Moore, Waterloo; Fred Rad- ff, Marshalltowr; Bernard Page, ewton; Joe Richards, Dcnlson; obcrt Rook. Des Moines; Francis chammel, Waterloo; William Seel, edar Rapids; Harold Swaney, rinnell; George Teyro, Hopkins, Ilnn. Football: Minor "I" -- William sh, Ames; George Ekdahl, Geneva, I.; Wilmon Hass, Forest Park, 111.; 'illiam Hawkins, Los Angeles, a!.; Lumir Kouba, Center Point; larvin Kuhn, Charles City; Eume Liggett, Rockford, 111. Thurtle Gets Award. Marvin McAllister, Winfieki; 'ark Panther, Burlington; Herman chneidman, Quincy, 111.; Philip hurtle. Mason City; Wilbur Wal- cc, Washington, D. C.; Harold /eber, Muscatlne: Richard Yordy, tnte Cer.tiv. Cross country: Major "I"--David Flage, Waukon; Robert McElroy, Muscatinp Bill Corbus, brilliant giwrd and picked l.y many experts us un All- American player for 1933, will be one of the Stanford nccs who will face Columbia In tho Tournament of Hoses gnme 26 Deaths Attributed to Football in 1933 Season Total Drops Sharply* From Figures of Past Years. NEW YORK, Dec. 7. (IP)--A record of progress was marked up today in the efforts to check the deaths caused by football as a survey made by the Associated Press revealed only 26 deaths directly attributable to the game during the 1933 season. Last year a similar survey showed 38 football deaths and in 1931 there were 50. Ten more deaths may be partly charged against the game but are considered doubtful. In these cnse-s doctors said football injuries may have been contributing factors. High schools again showed the greatc.it number of fatalities 16, and "sandlot" games were next with 13 dea'Ax Not one college varsity player died as the result of footbttl injuries and only two college frcsh- me are listed as having died of injuries that could be traced to sup crvlsed games or practice. The 36 deaths, including the 10 "doubtful" fatalities, arc classified as follows: College, 5; high school 16; sandlot, 13; semi-pro and athletic clubs, 2. HUNTING HOURS Hunting hours In lowii run from oiie-hnlf hour before sunrise to Hiinset. Official sunrlso and sunset times for 7:30 n, in. FIIIDAY 1M3 p. m. NATIONAL LEAGUE HURLING RECORDS GIVE GIANTS TOP Hubbell Leads List, Other Staff Members High Up in Mound Standing. NEW YORK, Dee. 7. (.T--Tlie brilliant pitching that carried the New York Giants' "hniess" teum to the 1D33 world championship is emphasized more than ever in the official pitching averages of the National league. Led by Carl Hubbell the entire Giant staff of mounci regulars appeared well up in the list us based on the earned run averages. Hubbell allowed an avorag e of only l.GO earned runs a nine inning game while hurling SOD innings, the equivalent of more than 31 full contests. Not since 1023 had any National league hurler been under two In the earned run averages. Behind Huhbell, Hal Schumacher, the big youngster from Dodgeville, N. Y., was third with a 2.15 average; Fred Fitzsimmons was eleventh at 2.80 and L/eroy (Bud) Parmelee was fifteenth at 3.IS. Cubs Were Threat. The Chicago Cubs were the leading threats to the Giants' supremacy as Lon Wavnoko, the l(r,2 lender, took second place with a 2.01 average; Guy Bush was fourth with 2.50 and Charley Root fifth with 2.60. In the percentages of games won and lost Hubbell, with 23 victories and 12 defeats for a .657 mark, was third. Lyle Tinning of Chicago led with a .684 average from 13 victories and six defeats and Ben Cantwell of Boston was nccond with 20 games won and 10 lost for .067 Hubbell's 23 victories set the high mark for the year as did his 309 Innings pitched. He also IDC! in shutouts hurling 10, and established a \easuF? record when he. ran up a string of 46 consecutive scoreless inninp.i from July 13 to Aug 1. The old mark was 44 straight, mad« by Ed Reulbacb of Chicago in IOCS. Dean Shares Honors. Jerome (Dizzy) Dean of St. Louis shared the season's individual honors with the New York Southpaw. He set a new "modern" record for strikeouts in a single game by whiffing 17 Chicago batsmen on July SO. The best previous mark since 1900 was IB, made by Christy Math- cwson, Nap Rucker and Frank inhn. "Dizzy" fanned 199 rivals in he course of 48 games, leadinsr fn- he second straight year, and tied with Warnekc for the league lead by pitching 2(5 complete games. 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