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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 13

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CLASSB_ALL^TQURNAMEiSfT TEAM SELECTED RUDD TAKES PAIR OF POSITIONS ON MYTHICAL FIVE Mitchell, Ken sett, Fertil Place Players for Work on Large Court. GLOBE-GAZETTE'S CLASS B ALL-TOURNAMENT FIVE Oswald, 1 Fertile Lenoch, t Mitchell Brandau, c Rudd HanRon, g Rudd Boyette, g Kcnsett Honorable Mention: Batty, Rockford; Ellvesther, Hnnlon- town; Flngleson, Nora Springs; Giles, Plymouth; Hughes and Brady, Holy Family; Wagner, Rock Falls; Goodling and Gard, Ventura; Finch and Randolph, Rudd; Searer, Nora Springs; W. Ward, Swaledale; Dunn, Alexander; Rholl, Fertile; r. and O. Xenold, Kensett; Bauman, Graf ton; L. Morse and Hepner, Orchard; B. Ryan, St. Joseph. Selecting all-tournament teams is like gasping for air at the bottom of the ocean. There is material and more material and no way to sift it out except thru judgment. But all-tournament teams are ag necessary as tournaments and the Mason City Glass B practice tournament is no exception. Here goes with the old jaw forward and unguarded. In the order of ranking, Hansen of Rudd is first; Lenoch of Mitchell, second; Brandau of Rudd, third; Joe Boyette of Kensett, fourth, and Oswald of Fertile, fifth. The quintet is the selection for the play as witnessed in the tournament held at the high school over the week-end. Hansen Outstanding Displaying an ability for clever handling of the ball, working like a streak as a forward and performing in bearcat fashion on defense, Buryl Hansen, Rudd star center and guard, was rated as the outstanding all around player of the tournament. His shooting eye was accurate, his floorwork flashy and he worked at all times in co-ordination with the four other players of the team to make every tilt in which Rudd appeared a beautiful game. Lenoch, the Mitchell "hot shot," was selected for his anility to pepper the basket with handsome shooting that counted well. In four games -he made the bankboards of the high school and Y. T. C. A. gymnasiums fairly stutter as the gapping basket rims swallowed up 94 points from the hands of this sharpshooter of the center ring. Find a "Stretch Murphy" Brandau, who alternated at center and forward, for the championship Rudd aggregation, was called the "Stretch Murphy" of the tournament. It was the work of this rangy gentleman of the court, especially in the latter sessions, that pulled Rudd out in front of the pack. Brushing aside the opponents' defense like it was composed of so many flies in the proverbial ointment, the courtly "telephone- pole" swept down the floor in a manner that was altogether pleasing to watch. And when he reached for the basket, tho it was like reaching for the moon, he got it. Boyette a Game Player ' Joe Boyette of Kensett, the guard that completed the outstanding shot of the tournament by sinking one while on his knees xvith his back to the basket during the quarterfinals, was placed at a forward position on the all-tournament team without questions of any kind. It was Boyette's remarkable playing largely that saved Kensett from going back home appearing like its players were in secondhand uniforms. Tho Kensett did not win the tournament, the five was runner-up on honors and shared on the trophies. Oswald, forward for Fertile, was one of the tournament sensation." that came to the man's-slzed court and showed the folks that Fertile was not the period it appears on the map. BASKETBALL GAME WED,. FE«. 11, 9 P. M. Y. M. C. A. GILKERSON'S UNION GIANTS OF DETROIT -- VS. -The Two Best Teams in This Section of the State-MASON CITY CANVAS CO. AND CLEAi; LAKE VAGABONDS ADMISSION 50c E-GAZETTE SP MASON CITY, IOWA, FEBRUARY 10 1931 CHANGE Y SCHEDULE FOR UNION GIANT TILT ONE-HALF OF GIANTS' FOES The Clear Lake Vagabonds will clash with the Gilkerson's Union Giants at the Y. M. C. A. Wednesday evening in connection with tho Y games. The Canvas company of Mason City Is scheduled to play one-half of the game and the Vagabonds the other half. The Vagabonds are. Top row--left to right, VirffH Winnie, M. G. Martinson, Clyde Manning. Dr. P. W. Bryson. Second row--Paul Van Loan, Arnold Mocller, Donald Bell. KELLER'S DEBUT ON INDOOR TRACK NOT SUCCESSFUL French Champion Finishes Fourth in Special Event; By HERBERT W. BABKER. Associated Press Sports Writer NEWARK, N. J., Feb. 10. UP)-The American debut of Paul Keller Frencn 800-meter champion, has proved no more of a success than that of his compatriot, Seraplun Martin, world's record holder at the same distance. Keller, with no previous experience in running indoors or on an unbanked track, finished no better than fourth in a special 1,000 yards event in the Seton HH.U college games here Monday night. Lucked Experience. Lacking knowledge of how to handle himself on the turns where he was badly jostled and handicapped in addition by an injury to his right foot, the Frenchman never was a contender in the race with Phil Edwards, flying Negro star from Hamilton, Ont, won in the fast time of 2:17 9-10. Frank Nordell. New York university freshman was second and Charlie Thompson of New York, third. In an early jam, the nail on the big toe of Keller's right foot was ripped off and the Frenchman was Imping badly at the finish. The In ui-y was painful but not serious ami Keller will go thru with the balance of his engagements in this country. Bill Brudcr Wins. Bill Bruder, Newark A. C. dash nan, conquered Ira Sing-er, New York university, and Leigh Miller of Canada, in all three races of the iprint series Monday night; Bernie McCafferty, Holy Cross quarter mller, ran the Waldron 600 yards n 1:14 4-10 to beat Eddie Roll, Mewark A. C. Gus Moore, of the Brooklyn Har- iers, turned in his sixth consecutive triumph of the season in the two mile handicap in which Leo Ler- monc], Boston A. C. distance ace, could finish no better than fourth. ROOSWTWINS MADISON CLASH Comes From Behind to Take a 12 to 9 Victory on Foreign Court. Roosevelt won a hard fought bas- retball game from Madison at Madson Monday, the final score being 2 to 9. Madison scored f i r s t v b u t toosevelt immediately got down to )uslness and took the lead and kept t the rest of the game. Roosevelt was leading 8-5 at the half. ROOSEVELT--13 FG FT PF Farrer, (c) f 2 0 1 Dietz, f 2 0 0 Barr, c 1 o 2 Kipper, c 0 ' 0 1 Heard, g I o 2 Wolske, K 0 0 0 TOTALS G ~0 ~8 MADISON--9 FG FT PF Gerdcs, f 0 1 0 Kopps, f 0 0 0 Thclderman, t 0 0 0 EricfcHiin, ( 0 ) 0 2 1 0 Bnfflnston, g 0 0 0 Jones,' g 1 l 2 TOTALS S 3 2 TO PLAY HERE FOREST CITY HOLDR SHOOT FOREST CITY, Feb. 10.--The citizen's rifle club in holding indoor practice each Friday and Saturday evening on the indoor rlflo range located in the postoffice basement. Small caliber rifles areu sed in the shoots. Bobby Anderson, forward on the Gilkerson's Union Giants' basketball team, will perform In- the role of cage nee hero Wednesday evening when tho Giants encounter the Clear Lake Vngabonds and the Canvas company In a relay buskct- biill tilt In which the teams will play two quarters with tho Negro team In alternate periods. Tho Giants have lost but two encounters in 21 starts. TEBBEN TO MEET !EY BOWERS "Tuffy" Anderson to Battle in Four Round Bout; Krieger Is Ready. Turgen Tebbcn, Kanawha, haa been signed to oppose Kenny Bowers of Mason City in the second four round bout of the American Legion drum corps boxing show at the armory Thursday, Feb. 12. Tebben, a newcomer to local rings, recently scored a two round knockout at Fort Dodge and is reputed a hard puncher. "Tuffy" Anderson, Charles City middleweight, will be seen in action in one of the four rounders. Carl Krieger, local middleweight star who meets Hard "Oil" Lelu on one of 'the six round bouts, reported to Matchmaker Kelly that he has rounded into great shape for the Waterloo iron man and will keep fjt with light training. FIGHT RESULTS By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS . BOSTON--Sammy Fuller, Boston, stopped Bruce Flowers, New Rochelle, New York, (6). BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--Maxie Rosenbloom, world light heavyweight champion, and Battling Bozo, Birmingham, drew (10); non-title. (Newspaper consensus). PITTSBURGH -- Johnny Datto. Cleveland, outpointed Jackie Rod- Sfers. Pittsburgh (10). NEW ORLEANS--Tommy Freeman, world welterweight chnmpion, stopped A] Kober, Fort Worth, Texas, (5), non-title. CHICAGO--Joe Sharkey, Albion, Mich., technically knocked out Everett Kelley, Champaign, III, (3); Phi! Ross, Chicago, outpointed Patsy Pollock, Winnipeg, (8). TORONTO. Ont.--Floyd Hybert, Ohio, outpointed Tommy Red Bragan, Toronto, (10).' GAGERS OF CITY LEAGUE SIGN UP ON 4 GAME GARD Brownies, Canvas Company Win After Near Upsets With Opponents. Wednesday's Schedule: Brownies 'Vs. GUdners at 6:45. Diamond Bread vs. Hamilton at 7;30. Y's Men vs. Junior College at 8:20 Giants vs. Vagalxmils and Can- ' vos Company at 9:15. Two near upsets were witnessed by fans of the city league Y. M. C. A. basketball tournament Monday evening when the Hamilton five held the lead over the Brownies practically until the final whistle and the Coca Cola five held the Canvas Company for a 16 to 11 score at the half. The Brownies pushed in the winning basket shortly before the time limit to beat the Hamilton five 10 to 15. The Canvas company made a valiant rally in the final half to down the Coca Cola five by a 31 to 15 score. Connelly Is High Connelly was the high scoring ace of the evening with a total of six field goals and one toas from the charity line. Dick of the Coca Cola team was second high with \ field goals. Hubbard of the Canvas company, L. Ehipp of the Brownies and Blondin of the Hamilton five played nice games and succeeded in sinking 3 field goals apiece. A rare treat is in store Wednesday for followers of the Y league games and those interested in basketball in general. The Gilkerson's Union Giants will clash with the Clear Lake Vagabonds and the Mason City Canvas company in the feature game of an evening of four games. The time of the regular schedule has been set ahead to allow for the bl^ game of the evening'. -- - - · -v It is planned to have the Vagabonds and the Tent Makers alternate quarters with the Giants with each team playing 15 minutes at a period. Sol Butler Coming Gilkerson's team will be headed ay inimitable Sol Butler, former Georgetown University athlete, United States Olympic champion and world's champion broa'l lump- or for several years. In Hall, the Giants also boast one of the best centers in the country. The Giants play 'an unusually fast game of "ball, employing n. quick breaking offense. Three of the players listed on (lie Giant lineup were former teammates of Puliins and Jackson Globe Trotter "t-rr., while with the Savoy Big T ' of Chicago. The Giants featf: · a passing system not dupli- ?atcd by. any other club. BROWNIES-- 16 FO A. Martin, f .......... 0 L. Sliipp, f .......... S R. Williams, c: ........ I H. Cnbbell, g ........ o E. Martin, g ......... i TO TRAIN BASE-HIT GUNS ON MAJOR MOUNDS ^, A\ r p mmimmwbms®aM. FT I 0 PF U TOTALS S B 8 HAMILTONS--15 FG FT PF SfCBhan, f o 0 ; Leitli, c o 0 ·? Matte, K 0 0 0 Blondin, g g o lr °l'*. K 1 , 3 0 TOTALS . . . ' To ~S 12 Substitutions: Felix for Matte, Matte for KoIIman. CANVAS CO--81 FG FT PF 1'ort, f Hubhard, f . Connolly, c Nance,, g , Finlayson, g .......... 3 I ....... -.3 6 TOTALS H S 5 COCA COLA--15 FG FT PF Gross, f .2 Lynch, f '.'.'.'.0 Dick, t 4 Stock, c ] o Coyle, g " " j Johnson, g o Polnnsky, g .0 TOTALS ; 7 j (j Substitutions: Lynch for Grosu, Trayer for Lynch, Gross tor Trayor, I'nlansky for Johnson, Johnson for Polansky, Johnson for Coylc, Stock for Johnson. Sportsmen Make Plans for Improving 2 Lakes SWEA CITY. Feb. 10--Two hundred sportsmen of this region meeting In the high school auditorium at Armstrong, formed the lowa-Tuttle lake Sportsmen's improvement association. The purpose of the association is to recondition both lakes for fish and wild fowl. George Moulton. Ledyard w a y amed president; Thomas Vallie of Armstrong vice president and L. P. Stlllmnn, Dolllver, secretary. A committee of Mr. Stillman, Mr. Vallie nnd Fred Bcrggren of Swea City was chosen to outline plans ·f the organization. IOWANA BOWLERS BEAT BANKERS IN WOMEN'S LEAGUE Standard Oil Wins 2 Out of 3 From Lundberg's; Wall Is High With 187. Deckers' lowanaa won three games from the First National bank In Monday's bowling in the women's league of bowlers. The Standard Oil won two from the D. K. Lundberg five. Wall of Lundberg's rolled the high single game with 187. Wolsnak of Deckers' lowanas rolled 465 for a- three-game total. DECKER'S 1OWANAS Woisnak 103 178 134-- 405 Hunlley 59 47 65-- 17J H. Erickson ... 78 108 97-- 283 Latta 76 102 93-- 271 M. Erickson .. 95 89 fio 279 Handicap 100 100 100-- 300 Totals 501 624 583--1760 FIRST NATIONAL BANK Rogers 7! 96 88-- 257 Wilhelm 78 12-i 84-- 28G Catlin 8." 84 86-- 255 Malz 124 88 S2-- 304 McLaughlin ... 99 123 02-- 314 Handicap 77 77 77-- 231 Totals .....538 592 017--1G47 O. K. LUNDBEKGS Gig-ax 84 86 119- Hntch 75 74 124- Murray 91 in 85- MiHer 106 91 132- Renner 129 113 136- Handlcap 74 74 7-1- 289 273 290 329 378 222 Totals 562 549 670--1731 STANDARD OIL Wall 99 142 187-- 428 Raush 86 323 79--288 Burke 117 141 10-1-- 362 Freeberg- 110 80 110--300 Hutchinson ... 82 96 108-- 286 Handicap 73 73 73-- 218 Totals 507 655 661--1883 BASKETBALL RESULTS By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS) Indiana 31, Iowa 18. Centra! 38, Btiena Vista 28. Upper Iowa 28, Penn 23. Iowa Wesleyan 85, Dubiique U. 18. Lenox Junior College 34, Elkacler Junior College 11. Northwestern 35, Minnesota 2C. Wisconsin 31), Washington University 9. Baylor 27, Texas A. and M. 18. Nebraska 37, Kansas Aggies SI. Washington State 37, Orojjon 81. North Dnltota U. 31, Sou.1i Dakota State 25. South Dakota Wesleyan 41, Southern Normal 84. West Virginia 35, Georgetown 23. c By JACK SORDS ¥ Central TrcsH Sports Artist The big league clubs,-in their annual shopping for material thi.» off season, seem to have been chiefly engaged in buying base hits. Two sterling examples of this tendency are Ernie Lombardi, now the property of the Brooklyn Robins, and Buzz Arlett, slated to labor this summer for the Phila. Both lads hail from the Pacific coast. Ernie Lombardi is an Italian who was discovered doing catching duty for the Oakland Pacific Coast league team. Now, the Robins in AI Lopez had a very good catcher, to say the least, and from reports Ernie hadn't set the far west afire by his receiving. But the Robins grabbed him. Why? The answer is easy--Lombardi can hit. Not a picture of grace as he wields the war club, Ernie socks a potent collection of base hits. In the last three seasons he mashed Coast league twirling for an approximate average of .372, which is clouting in any man's league. Born as Russell Arlett this veteran rookie soon acquired the name Buzz in baseball circles because that's the way the ball goes when it leaves his bat bound for the far reaches of the park. It fairly buzzes thru the infield and heads for parts unknown. Arlett is an ambidextrous hitter. He switches to cither paw as the occasion demands and he can hit 'cm each way. Arlett is pretty old lo be coming- up to. the big time. He has been in the Coast league for 13 seasons. Incidentally Arlett also was in the employ of the Oakland club when he got his chance to come up to the majors. OOLDFIELD TO MEET LEHIGH FIVE GOLD FIELD, Feb. 10.--The local high school basketball cagers will clash with the undefeated Lehigh cagers on the local court on Thursday evening- in what should be the feature contest of this year's schedule. The Lehigh team Is scheduled to come hero with a record of having won 10 consecutive victories and also of leading- Webster county by nine victories and no defeats. The local team boasts a string of 13 straight wins over such teams as Humboldt, Livermore and Algona. THOMPSON BEATS BANCROFT. 31-7 THOMPSON--The T h o m p s o n Couriers defeated the Bancroft independent basketball team at the local high school gym by a score of 31 to 7. SPORTS CALENDAR Feb. 10--rJunlor college Trojans vs. Webster City junior college at high school gymnasium at 8 o'clock. Feb. II--GIIkcrRon's Union Giant* at Y, M. C. A. In con- mwtlon with Y City IcagiiR games. F«b. 12--American Legion Drum Corps boxing show at armory. STUDE6AKER FIVE WINS 3 STRAIGHT OFF LYONS' MEN OakJand-Ponb'acs D e f e a t s Harvesters in 2 Out of 3 Games. TUESDAY'S SCHEDULE Real Sillc Hosiery vs. Fiilhfaff I'ale on alleys 1 and a at 7:4J. Purity Biikery vs. Glnlic- (i ; l "' tlci on "'leys 3 and 4 at The Studebaker Free Wheelers :ook the Lyons' Cleaners into camp Monday evening for three games straight. The Oaklanci-Pontiac team won two out of three games by close play from the crippled International Harvester team. Evenson was high single for the evening- with 220 and Duncan took :he high three-game total with 572 Walker won the theater tickets with 577. STUDEBAKER FREE WHEELERS Malra - · · 149 162 160--471 ' em 128 153 197--478 ·mdaay 132 154 150-- 446 H "son 201 174 168--543 Evensou 161 220 132--513 Handicap 105 105 105--315 Totals 875 978 912--2766 LYONS CLEANERS W. R. Lyons .130 189 148-- 467 Sogan 133 336 142--411 R. Lyons 126 148 148--422 Biirmeister ...193 121 163--477 Berg 102 141 1 6 0 -- 4 0 3 Handicap 122 122 122--366 Totals 806 857 883--2546 Team average--849. OAKLAND-PONTIAC.S ·ec ISO 172 174-- 026 Eauclaire 196 169 191--059 J. Duncan ....187 152 141-- 480 W. Duncan ...190 191 191-- 572 F. Duncan ...180 195 142--517 Handicap 3 3 3-- 9 Totals fl3G 882 845--2663 Team average--887. INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER Barber 209 149 Ifll-- 549 Loring 181 148 173-- f502 Towner 98 132 122--352 Walker 192 161 209--502 R. Lee 186 188 154--528 Handicap 52 52 02-- 156 Totals 918 830 901--2649 Team average--883. WODEN BEATS BUFFALO CENTER. WODEN, Feb. 10.--The Buffalo -enter Independents and tho local independents played a gamo of basketball on the local floor. The score was 27 to 16 in favor of Woden. INDIANA DEFEATS OLD GOLD 31-18 TO TIE GOPHERS Game Marred by Frequent Fouls and Close Guarding. BLOOMINGTON, Ind., Feb 10 --In a game marred by frequent fouls and close guarding, Indiana university defeated Iowa cagers 31 to 18 here Monday night, and went into a tie with Minnesota for second place in Big Ten standings. Of the 29 fouls called, four each were against Rogers and Ahrens Iowa centers, and Campbell, Hoosier guard. Four Indiana guards combined their talents to hold tho Hawkeyes to five field goals, garnered by Mowry and Riegert. The latter, with six points, snared scoring honors with Zeller, Indiana forward, who got a field goal and four frt-o throws. Indiana took an early lead with . increased to 16 to 7 at midpoint. In the second period, substitutes held the Hawkeyes on better than an even basis. IOWA--18 FG FT PF Mowry, f 3 i 0 Williamson, f o 3 3 Kotlow, f o ! 3 Rogers, · Q j 4 Ahrens, c .......0 1 «t Lauor, c 0 0 1 Kiegert, g 3 j (l Kclnhurdr, g .. .· 0 1 ] Epstein, s o Q j TOTALS ~5 ~i 17 INDIANA--31 Zoller, t i .t 3 B. Miller, f i y Dniior, f z 0 0 Diukoy, c . . . . 2 1 1 fustier, c o I 0 Vcllcr, g \ o 0 Campbell, g 1 o 4 MIIBSCJ-, g 1 j. z Hliignive, g 1 i a TOTALS II 3 12 Iteferee: Kearns, De Paul; umpire, Cleary, Notre Dnmc. People In China are run down, too, but it's lack of rice and not excess of corn.--Cedar Rapids Gazette. e gife N» i BB tt U A E N u ARMORY THURSDAY, FEB. 12 AUSPICES DRUM CORPS ·10 -- ROUNDS -- '10 CARL "HARD OIL" KREIGER vs. LEHR 6--ROUNDS--6 JACK SPIN GARVER vs. NELSON 6--HOUNDS--6 LEONARD CLARENCE JOHNSON vs. PHILLIPS 6--ROUNDS--B GORDON "YOUNG" STEWART vs. CASEY 0--ROUNDS--6 JOHNNY GEORGE HINES vs. FRITZ 4--ROUNDS--4 KENNY TUROEN BOWERS vs. TEBBEN 4--ROUNDS--t TWO OTHER BOUTS Scat Snln Now! At Boyd's Cigar Store GIANTS HELD TO 32 TO 30 SCORE Swea City, Loses Its ^^st Game in 18 Start6_t£: Gilkerson Five. SWEA CITY, Feb. 10.--The Swea City Cardinals suffered their first defeat out of IK games here last night when they bowed to the Gilkerson Giants after a thrilling clash' by a score of 32 to 30. The Gilkerson Giants, traveling team, said the locals were the toughest enemy they encountered in five weeks. Sunday the two teams will clash at Truman or Ceylon in Minnesota. At the end of the first quarter the score was 5 to 6 in favor of the visitors but it was tied at the half. At the end of the third quarter :he locals led 21 to 35. Hall wa3 ugh point man for the Giants, nink- g 7 field goals and 5 free throws. . Deim lead the Swea City scoring vith 5 field goals and 2 free throws. HAVE PENNANT "BUG." NEW YORK, Feb. 10. t/P)--The Brooklyn Robins decidedly have the pennant "bug" this your. Bill Clark, one o£ the most effective southpa.ws n the National league, is so deter- uinod to get into first-class condition that he has followed tne exam- pie of other baseball greats and will vork out at Hot Springs. Babe Ruth and Al Simmons, among others, mve done the same thing in the past.

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