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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 14 193G NINE MASON CITY, CLEAR LAKE PLAY "A" FINALS \\ ROGKFORD LOSES TO MOHAWKS AS VIKINGS GO DOWN Mason City Gets Early Lead to Win, Lions Go Ahead in Second Quarter. THURSDAY'S GAMES CLASS A First Jlountl. A'ortfHvoocI 1*7: .Mnnl.v N. ritur I.ikft 23: SI. An.-ciir 21. Mltsnn City 3«; «nMirr 13 · CLASS n rlymonlh 2R; tlnnlonlmvn 15. Nora Spring* 31: .Marble Bock £0. Olrnnlo 38; r.rtiflon 17. .MItrhell 21; Ki-n^rlt 17. Carpenter 21; JttKlit 2ft. FKIDAY GAMES CLASS A (Srmlfinnl Round) Clfnr Lake 34: IVortlnvoml 19. Mnnon City 43: Rnckrord 12. CLASS B (Second Urnmrt) Plymouth 31: Norn Snrincs 18. Ruck I'nlln 32: Sn-alcdale 21. .Mitchell 42: Olmntii 38. Carpenter 31: Venturn 27. SATURDAY NIGHT FINAL GAMES ~.-.-M-- (:in.« R final. 8:4.0 -- Class A, Mttson city vs. Clear Lake. Mason City and Clear Lake high schools were' the first teams to reach a final session berth in the i sectional tournament here, both 'winning in their brackets, and moving into the championship bout on 'victories Friday night. The Class ;A teams defeated Rockford and .Northwood to get the chance at the ititle. ..' Mason City used its full varsity ;squad against Rockford to win 43 ·to 12 in the windup game Friday ^evening. The Mohawks were off to (a big start, leading 15 to 3 at the lend of the first period, although it 'took three minutes for Mason City '.score. Rockford jumped into the 'lead in the second minute of play fv/hen Joe Binek went under the goal ton a fast dribble to cage the ball. ( St flecker Starts Attack. .' Howard Stoecker started the Mo- ,faawks on their way to victory when ifie reached in an underbasket shot, and the Mohawks picked up speed |to take the game completely in hand. Henry "Hun" Hert, who took ibniy four shots and netted three Baskets during the game, found his first one during the opening quar- 'ter,. punching the center of the ring ilrpm a short angle. ;v;?i@verett Fletcher and. Jack Wal- .ce got things under way again .in the second period, with shots (drilled out of the corners, while Irviing Hepner tipped in two nice whirl \shots just before the half ended, ..'with Mason City ahead 26 to 6. \ Opens Fire Again. .' Stoecker, who rested through . ' most of the second period, with the other Mohawk starters, while re- ·. serves held the court, opened the firing in the second half, and counted twice more before the third pe- · riod ended. Jack Shipley's neat corner shot and Ken Banning's speedy - City total shooting to 39 while Rockford's figure was set at 9 by . Clinton Mooberry, Binek and Carlisle Huxohl. Wallace's setup and free throws by Banning and Wallace scored the only Mohawk points in the past period, while Mooberry counted twice more for Rockford. Clear Lake Wins. 7 Clear Lake defeated Northwood 3t to 19 to move into the windup 1 game, grabbing a margin from its conference running mates in the second quarter, after a hard opening fight, and never losing it after that. The Lions and Vikings had not met before this season, although both are North Iowa con- r ference teams. Roger Lundberg slapped through a goal from the center of the- court to start Northwood, and the Vikings kept their lead as Arleigh Holstad and 2gigantic John Hale pushed through goals, while big Bib Widger and the midget Bill Murphy were counting a goal and free throw for the Lions. Lions Go Ahead. The first period ended 6 to 6, Murphy missing a free throw after the gun had fired. Fast breaks by Murphy and a pair of neat shots by Jim Lane, coupled with free throws by Eldon Leins and Harris "Red 1 Ostrander set Clear Lake ahead by 17 to 8 at the half. Little'Bill Murphy was one of the biggest men in the Lions' lineup as he caged 3 field goals and 3 free throws -- missing 7 chances -- during the victory. Jim Lane rolled in 3 Five Leaders of Last Year Out of Chase Grinnell Dropped Off by Newton in Big Upset Scrap. Five of the 1936 finalists were among the missing Saturday as the ' the Iowa high school basketball tournament. The young cagers were entering the closing rounds of 45 sectional tournaments over the state Saturday, with 90 champions to be named. Grinnell, runncrup last year. Independence and Washington, class A teams, and New Hartford and Murray, class B schools, fell Friday in the heated competition that saw one of the strangest feats in Hawkeye tournament annals. * * * Bronson, a class B finalist in 1935, turned in a 45 to 0 victory over Westfield in a second round contest at Sioux City for what was believed to be the first shutout in the 23 years of tournament-play. Newton stunned Grinnell's hopes of returning to the final meet. The Little Pioneers were beaten 3* to 24 by the last place team in the Central Iowa conference. Iowa City stopped Washington, 38 to 15, at Wellman; Murray lost to Ellsto'n, 23 to 17, at Creston; Allison whipped New Hartford, 25 to 24; and Manchester eliminated Independence, 23 to 15. Mason City, the 1935 champion, entered the finals of its own sectional with 3. 43 to 12 second round triumph over Rockford. The Mohawks play Clear Lake, one of the best North Iowa teams, in the final session of the meet. Davenport, doped as a strong championship contender, m e e t s Clinton in the finals of the Clinton sectional. Davenport won its opening game from Lyons, 34 to 24. Diagonal, the class B sensation of the 1935 tournament, started its drive with a 41 to 13 victory over Macksburg at Creston. * * * At the New Hampton sectional tournament, Chester high school's basketball team went to the showers . . . but before they were eliminated from the Class B meeting. Me- Ir.tire won from Chester, 16 to 13, in the opening round. The losers had battled snowdrifts all Thursday morning, trying to get to New Hampton in time to play at 11 o'clock. Half an hour late, they arrived to find the game postponed. The players had had to get out of their cars to push them through the drifts, were soaked to the skin, and the snow had frozen in their hair... Coach John Stock ordered them into the hot showers and sweatshirts . . . and they wore the athletic outfits until game time, 2 o'clock in the afternoon. The blizzard was so heavy that one car of players crashed into the other . . . with neither driver able to see in the storm. * * * "Let me feel your pulse, coach.. ." said Chris Johnston of Clear Lake before the Mason City-Rockford game Friday night . . . to J. A. "Judge" Grimsley. * * * 'Let someone else worry about it now!" was the sentiment of Coach F. C. "Slip" Shoemaker of St. Ansgar after the Saints' surprise loss to Clear Lake Thursday night. * * * Another North Iowa team with a long clear record lost when Colwell, undefeated in 13 starts, was beaten by Alta Vista, Chickasaw county champions, at New Hampton, 20 to 17. THREE ATHLETES FROM HERE EARN CYCLONE AWARDS Stoecker, Snell, Haynes Get Sweaters Among List of 11 From N. Iowa. AMES--Eleven North Iowa athletes, including three from Mason City, won athletic awards at Iowa State college during the winter quarter. A total of 27 varsity awards and 22 freshman sweaters was given for the period. Burton Thomson of was one of the major Swea City 'I" winners in basketball, while Elwin Snell of Mason City earned a minor letter. The major letter was won by Al Stoecker of Mason City, and Lawrence Hamilton of Iowa Falls, while Ray Hamilton of Iowa Falls and John Kirkstein of Clarion were given minor letters, as 12 wrestling awards were handed out. John Ferguson of Algona earned a major letter in swimming, while freshman basketball numerals were ;iven to Leo Fleming of Armstrong. George Haynes of Mason City, Marvin E. Farrel of Luverne and Merrill- Thomas of Clarion earned freshman numerals in wrestling. BADGERS SECURE UNDER NEW PLAN Reformation of Athletic Body Will Clear Wisconsin With Big Ten Sport Board. MADISON, (.T)--Wisconsin felt ts position in the Big Ten secure Saturday after the faculty decided a reformation of the athletic council would establish faculty control of athletics as demanded by the Western conference. Dr. Glenn Frank, president of the university, promised to name athletic council replacements as soon as possible to speed the selection of successors to Athletic Director Walter E. Mcanwell and Football Coach C. W. Spears, who were dismissed last month. A general meeting of the faculty Friday approved without displaying any dissension a plan to give the faculty domination in the athletic council by dropping three nonvoting members of the present committee. These are the president of the university, the university business manager, and the president of the board of regents. Four faculty members, two alumni and one student, selected by the president, will form the new council. There's a plot afoot it seems goals, while Leins counted 4 and a pair of free throws. Bob Widger was good for a pair of "(Junkers" with his enormous reach, Vic Jensen caught another, and Ostrander had a lone free throw. The Lions led 26 to 13 at the end of the third period. MASON CITY BOXSCORE ·MASON CITY-- 43 I S 'Shipley f Wallace f ... yietcfir-r f . . . Ennnliic 1 f Stnecker c .. . '\V. \Vftod p . . Ilert c «. Wonfl B .. GHz ff Bi-pnpp c-c . . TOTALS ROCK^ORO-S Moobrrry f . . I p n r r i r h f . .. J^fjif f Hn\onl c .... Rineli c .... Mnsher i^".... Tfcdln c .... r r - * TOTALS .... ·r Sro: l ? v oiii VASOV CITY VCKFORD . hots 30 p, 10 p 11 5) .( 3 2 * 72 hot* s 4 1 «1 .1 n n o 5-1 FCr FT 3 1 2 I 2 1 1 1 4. o 1 1 3 n n n n n 2 0 18 7 FC, FT 1 4 0 t 0 0 i n i l n n n o fl 0 3 B '. is ,...,. 3 FTM 0 0 1 0 1 1 n 0 i l 5 FTSf 1 0 0 1 ^ fl n 2 7 '-fi 6 F ri*. 1 7 1 .1 1 R 1 3 I 1C 2 -1 T fi 0 4 0 0 1 4 9 43 T- n«. 2 fi 1 1 1 0 1 2 4 :i ti n 0 1) 0 ft n 12 m n 9 IS . . both Chris Johnston and "Judge' Srimsley like to sit on the west side of the Mason City court . . . it's rumored that Chris will try to beat the Mason City coach to the favorite spot when the final Class A game rolls around here . . . and in addition, that he will have a pair of socks equal in dazzling brilliance to those worn by the Mason City coach. Palo Alto County Crowns to Be Earned at Tourney EMMETSBURG -- The oft-postponed Palo Alto county boys' and girls' basketball tournaments will open Thursday night. March 19, and continue through Tuesday, March 24, school officials announced here Friday. The decision to stage the meets followed the result of questionnaires sent to all county school superintendents and coaches. Alternate schedules will be arranged for the two tourneys, the girls' teams to open Thursday, and the boys' quintets Friday. Finals for the girl cagers will be played Saturday night and the boys' contests will conclude Tuesday night. Towns represented will be Ayrshire, Curlew, Cylinder. Graettinger. Mallard. Rodman. Ruthvcn. West Bend and Emmetsburg. Kensett Cowboys to Play North Iowa Champ Cagers KENSETT--The Kensett Cowboys, who have won 25 and lost 5 games so far this season, will play the Pabst Blue Ribbon team of Mason City at Kensett on Monday at S:30. A preliminary game will be ht 7:30. The Pabst team won the North Iowa Independent championship. The Cowboys' latest accomplish- i ment was defeating the Luther col- i lege rwcrvcE 26 to 22 at Decorah. 2 i March 9. Estherville Track Events . to Be Held for 15th Year as Fort Dodge Holds Title ESTHERVILLE _ Invita t i o n s have been sent out for the fifteenth annual Estherville invitational track and field meet, with high schools in A T orth Iowa arid southern Minnesota scheduled to compete. The meet will be held May 2. Last year the meet attracted 270 boys from 28 high schools. Eighteen schools broke into the scoring column with Fort Dodge winning the meet. Central of Sioux City was second, Estherville third. Spirit Lake fourth, Carroll fifth and Fairmont. Minn., sixth. The regular list of track and field events will again be listed on the program. The following relays also will be run: 440, 880, mile, medley and football shuttle. A special Class B 880 yard relay will be run for those that do not wish to compete in the championship 880 relay. Medals will be given to the first three place winners in each event and statuets for the relays. Hoosiers, Hawkeyes Lead Western Squads in Scrap at Conference Mat Event IOWA CITY, W)-- Indiana and Iowa, each with six qualifiers, became the favorites to replace Illinois pion the Big Ten wrestling cham- as the championship tournament entered its final rounds, The Hoosiers and Hawkeyes. both undefeated in a dual meet competition this season, dominated the preliminaries at the Iowa fieldhouse ast night. The Illini lost four men in the Leaves Tar Heels ITHACA, N. Y., I/P)--Cornell's search for a new head football coach, which began, unofficially, even before "Gloomy Gil" Dohie resigned under fire Feb. 1. has ended \vith the selection of Carl G. Snavely oi the University of North Carolina. The selection, made from a list of nearly 100 applicants, was announced Friday night after North Carolina authorities, reluctant 1o relcKfce Snavely from a contract \vhlt:h still had a year to run, failed in n final effort to persuade him lo remain at Chapel Hill. NORTH IOWA SECTIONALS AT ALGOXA ("Mass A--Semifinal Round. Enimef-itHirc 21: ivcst Bwirt fl. fl«I/e 3-1.' MKniia 1'J. Class B--Second Round. Rortr 45; Vornon 22. Rodman 37; I.nverne 2.I. Curlew 23; BradRni P id. Berwick 35; Mallard 24. AT BUFFALO CENTER rinss A--Semifinal Round. Baffaln onfi-r :(»; Thompson U. Fnrcst City ^:t: Swca City -^2 (overtime). Class K--Second Round. Titmikn 20: Rintslcd 23. I'Yrlllr 50; Biiticrnft. JH. J.pJynrd 43; Crystal Lake 30. AT KSTHKRVILr.K Spirit Lake .1.1: Gr:iPttint;pr 7. KslhcrviHfi '', Spnncer 2(1. Class B--Second Round. TrrHl 3fi: Silver Lakfi 8. Maiitp Hill '2.-1; I.nkr, onlpr IT. Arnolds I'ark 27: Oknhnji 17. Lake Park i:i; Hiirrls 2(1. AT LATI.MKIl Clnss A--Srniifinal Koiind, Knuan-ha Jfi; Oinvs 12. Hampton 34; She/field 20. riitss B--Second Round. Rowan ,in: I.atfmer 28. fimnlcH .TI; rliapin 14. Klemme 70; Toppjoy s. AplJiiKlon :ifl: Dumont J3. AT NEW HA.MrTO.V Class A--Snrnirinal Round. Cresco i!): Osaee 14. XPW Hampton 31; Charles CH,v 13. C'nss B--Second Hound. Mclntlrp ]1; IMainfield 10. FrederickstwrK 2Z; Lime ^prinKs 13, FKtlerttta. -(I; Floyd 72. Alta Vista 20; Colwell 17. AT SIOL'X CITY Class A--Semifinal Round, Centra] (Sioux City) 37; t,:uvton 28. Sioux City fEust) 47; Lc Mars -19. Class B--Second Round, rnlon 21; Sali.v ja. Kernsen 2 l ; .Merrill 12. Bronson 45; U'eslfield 0. AT \VATKRLOO Class A--Semifinal Round, AVavrHy 34: Cedar Vails 2'Z, West Walerlno 22; .Trsllp 15. AT tt'fvsr r.vio.v Class A--Semifinal Hound, We*l r n i o n 20; K a y f t e 1!?, . Class Round. ( t c r n i o n t 23: Hnzlcton IK. AT WKBSTKR CITV Class A--Scmlfin;il K n u n d , ' Wrlvstrr Ci(,v on: R a d r l i f f r i n . Iowa l-"nlh 25: .Stanlio|ir l!l. Cllt*ii U--Srcntiil Ron tit). Aldc-n 27: Woolsfnrk 22. Hubltard 2fi: Dutironilto 19, Williams 22; HandnH U. first round, qualifying only three. Illinois, however, could retain its j litle if it picks up sufficient second I and third places. I Michigan got five men past the preliminaries. Minnesota and Ohio State each qualified four and Chicago and Northwestern placed two. College Fielder Gets Job With Stengel's Bail Club CLEARWATBR. (.T)--Ben Gcr- aghty. who hatted .379 with the Vilanova varsity in 1035, is looking *ood in the short field for Casey Stengel of the Dodgers. He's fast of head and hnnrl and the hoys don't stray far off the hag when he's nn duty. Casey says the minors is nc place for a g u y like Gcraghty. Glenn Cunningham to Run Against Old Enemies for Caseys' Columbian Event NEW YORK. LB--Glenn Cunningham, beaten consistently by narrow margins this year, will make one last attempt to tur n the tables on his arch rivals. Gene Venzke and Joe Mangan when they clash in the grand finale of the indoor track and field season at Madison Square Garden. The trio, kept apart since Feb. 1 by the illness of one or another, will run in the Columbian mile, the feature race of the Knights of Columbus meet. In their only other meeting, Mangan won the WanamaUcr mile at th" Millrosc games with Venzke and Cunningham only a stride or so behind in that order. CORNELL VARSITY TO MEET CLARION IN MAT CONTESTS Special Event to Be Run at Cowboy Gymnasium Late During Month. CLARION -- Tentative arrangements for a dual exhibition meet between Cornell college and the Clarion Athletic club have been announced by N. B. Anderson, manager of the local squa,d, who has set either March 30 or March 31 as a probable date for the event, to be held in the Clarion higth school gymnasium. The meet will bring to Clarion three of the midwest's outstanding: wrestlers: Brand. Cornell's candidate for this year's Olympic honors in the 135 pound class and national AAU champion, and McGrath, H5 pounder u n d e f e a t e d this year against opponents ranging from 145 to 165 pounds, who will enter the Olympics this year, and Bunch, Cornell's undefeated heavyweight. Brand, a Fort Dodge boy, will meet Lyle Morford of Clarion, also rational AAU champion and Olympic contender in 1.932. Howard McGrath. a graduate of the high school here in 1932, will meet cither Laurel Morford, winner of second place in AAU championship, or Dale Hill, former outstanding Cornell wrestler. Laurel Morford lost first place in the AAU meet to his brother, Lyle. The Clarion A. C. defeated Cresco there 31 to 3 in a dual meet this week. 'THE SUMMARY I1R--HiinMin (Cr) dpclhlnned Ojlltns (CD. 12G--V. Slrevrr (Cl) threw U'lWnilln « r ) 1:47. 1M--Forfeited In .liihnsim (Cl). 143--Laiirrl .Morford (CD llircw Ilc\Valle (Cr) 4:00. US--Hill (CD (hrrw .loop, (Cr) 4:41. IfiS--I'onmlKlonc ( C l ) dccl-tinnrd Mcilermittl (CD. 17.V--Tnllmnn (CD doclsioncd Gmclle (Cr) 1 :(l.1 overtime. Henvyuelslit--Wilson ( r l ) thrnv Meyers (Cr) .-i:4Z. Mitchell and Cerro Gordo County Schools Win Tilts Second Round Ended* for Class B Fives in Local Tussle. Mitchell high school, moving into the semifinals as the Class B_ entrants at Mason City's sectional basketball tournament ended their second round Friday, completed the next-to-last pairing of the meet ivhcn when it defeated Otranlo, 42 lo 28. A big lead in the first quarter sent the Mitchell team far on its way to victory. Otranto failed to score in the first three minutes of play, but Bcrchard Bower. Junior Parkhurst and Joe Martykan were finding the ring for 12 Mitchell points. The winners had doubled their total at the end of the first quarter, and were out in front by 21 to 6. Reserves took charge of the situation until the half ended, with Mitchell in front by 31 to 7. Nelson Tops Otranto. Vernon Nelson did all Otranto's scoring in the first half, but Cecil Carbcrry. Wilmcr Hartwig and Or- vcn Stromlcy were getting the range in the latter session, particularly in the fourth quarter. Bower and Martykan of Mitchell and Nelson of Otranlo ran an even scoring race, with i goals and 2 free throws each, to lead the teams. Johnny Wilkinson's neat southpaw shooting put Rock Falls high school's basketball team in the lead SWEET PICKLE IS Beef Team Tops Decker Loop as Bowlers Meet · for Week's Play. Sweet Pickle was the only three- game winner in the Decker Bowling league Friday night, taking its series with the Hot Shots, while Baby Beef won two from the Main Office and Local Sales took a pair from the Bologna Bulls. Baby Beef was the high team with 2,639. Halsor had a 557 high series and Miller rolled a 210 top single. Western Conference Meet Has Wolverines, Hoosier Teams m Favored Places CHICAGO, CT)--Unless some other team turns up with unexpected power, the twenty-sixth battle for :he Western conference indoor track championship in the University of Chicago fieldhouse will be a strictly [ndiana-Michigan affair--with the Hoosiers favored. Indiana, which will throw the burden of its bid for its first title since 1933 and its third in the history of the meet, qualified a man in the 440 yard run and another in the half mile Friday night. Michigan, needing to pack the 440 and 880 yard fields, came up with only one man in each event. ( A ) By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AT PENSACOI.A. FLA.--Cleveland 't: New York (X) 2. AT CLEARWATICK, FI.A.--Brooklyn (N) 3; nneinnatl (X) 2. AT BRA1E.\T(:.", FLA.--St. Louis (.N) :i: Philadelphia ( A i 2. AT LOS ANGELES--Chlencn (X) 6: Chicago (Al 4. Friday afternoon, and the neighbor squad defeated Swaledale, 32 to 21. The Ccrro Gordo battle was decided in the second period as Rock Falls went ahead by 8 to 6. The winning team pushed its lead to 16 to 9 at the half, and was running far out in front, 25 to 15, as the third quarter closed. Wilkinson's 9 points and the 10 scored by Truman Motland on 3 goals and 4 free throws led the Rock Falls scoring. Cato Lundt's 3 goals topped Swale- dale's record. Carpenter Advances. With neither team more than four points ahead as the lead changed hands four times during the game, Carpenter and Ventura battled through a close contest as the afternoon session opened. Carpenter won 31 to 27 to advance to i the semifinals. Ventura held the ad- I vantage through most of the opening half, and was in front by 15 to 13 when the session ended. Percy Sefcrt's one-hand poke out of a corner tied the score at 17 to 17 a minute after the third quarter opened and Carpenter went on to win from there, leading all the rest of the way. Ventura threatened in the fourth period, when Carpenter's margin was 28 to 26, but Harley Coyier missed a chance to tie the count when he failed on two free throws. NoiTis Johnson poked in a Grafton basket, and Maynard Hanson added a free throw, while Carroll Anderson was caging a free toss for Ventura to set the final score at 31 to 27. Nora Springs Eliminated. Plymouth high school pulled away from Nora Springs in the third quarter Friday afternoon, after A tight fight through half the game, Nora Springs held a five-point lead. -11 to 6, midway in the first period but the Floyd county champions saw their margin dwindle to 11 lo 10 at the half. Plymouth forged ahead into the lead by 13 to 11 as the second half was three minutes old. Irving Helmer and Lester Chehock led the attack as the Plymouth margin mounted to 21 to 15 by the end o£ the third period. James Woodhouse also counted a pair of goals in the latter part of the game, while Kenneth Kingsbury and Glen Christian, sen found the only baskets for Nora Springs. TOURNAMENT BOXSCORES CLASS A CT.KAR LAKK--31 NORTHHOOD--1!) It ft :i II U'likrr r .leNM-n r Li-Ins r HM1IT p .Murllly ? l-plvls c Oslraml'T K riillliiMH' i TOTAL Kuoiilnc ' I IloMnil f I llel-kell ! ·1 a ·: T. NelMin :l sltnw r : Iliile r i n (I II t It I LlllllllllTU- II Ifiinsoo p 3 Wlltlnnu i II G. .\clMin cLK.Mi LAKI: Tree Ihri ood 11. n 6 1:1 TOTAL liy ntlarlers: Is It ' 2 » 4 I II I) :i n i n n 2 i i n i) n n I II 4 II II 1 II I 2 II I II 8 :i is 17 B CLASS B MITCHELL--13 OTRAXTO-- 2R Ahrens r Heard f-c llnwer f Zaslrow f Sltllstej « Sohmidl e NeK.m t Curlicrry ( Unrlnli; c C-dl'lornd j; Mnnnlry K KlchanlN K 1C ft I I 3 3 3 3 1 4 n :t I) 1 2 M n r t y U n a K 4 -J II Cordi- K II » 0 rarkhiml c 4 n 3 Itltter e : II 1 TOTAL 17 H 17X TOTAL c-- Technical foul, SklHIer (1). Kniiiilnc score by ntlJtrlers: M1TCHKL1 ............. '! HI OTKANTO ... .......... 'i 7 Fret thrown missed: Jlltelicll 11; olranto ROCK FALLS Alotland ( Jones f \Vlllllnsnn c fc n r 3 i i 3 3 4 4 1 4 2 1 1 ( 1 1 1 I) t) 3 StVALEUALE-- 21 IK it Tracy r 2 2 I-'liniCKiiii f Tnyloi- f U'Hrd I Eddy c Conrln c Lundt K 1'olsdorlcr B 1'ctersoa g (t (I II 1 1 1 .1 (I :t 0 1 1 1 TOTALS I I 111 14 TOTALS Score liy quarters: IKICK FALLS R 16 25 6 !l IS mlKsi'd; Kwck Z'alls 3; S» CAKI'UNTEK-- 31 It ft Sefrrl 1 (leilrii f SI. Illsnn VENTURA--27 if n i 3 0 2 Coyler I 5 1 1 II (I 1 Tire f 1 1 3 fi r I Lhimvravrr c 3 I) 3 MlllHIIIK c 1 f) II Anderson B S t l t M |i --- TOTALS 3 9 iM'im- by ma C A B I ' K N T K K VK.Vri.'KA . . 13 Ifi free throws mhscd: Carjienlcr 3; V u n l u n i PLYMOUTH- MORA SI'IUXGS--18 c It f Is II 3 1 1 LorenlMn f 3 :l 3 Krnuim f (i l l KlHK*biiry I 1 (I 3 Kl-lme f (I I (I Chrlsl'iiHpii c I 2 3 Mnnpln c-s r 3 (I 1 1'illne K ; 1 ( 1 3 Miller f 0 (I I) (I (I 0 John Henry Lewis Outboxes Jock McAvoy to Keep World Laurels. NEW YORK. (.Pi--John Henry Lewis, a long, brown fellow wilh lighlning in his arms, has thrown a pall over the fistic hopes of old England. In 15 bruising rounds Friday night, Lewis belted out a clean cut decision over Jock McAvoy. middle and light heavyweight champion of Great Britain. Possessing a sharp wallop that has laid two American fighters low in early rounds, AIcAvoy had been an even money bet to lift the light heavyweight diadem from the Lewis brow. He met a cleverer boxer, however, and a more durable one. who fed him a continuous stream of lealher t h a t - cut his nose and car and for the most part kept him from balancing for a telling shot. LewiF, at 1 7 2 ' , . was four pounds heavier than the Briton. Pensacola Fans Stay Out of Park in Great Numbers PENSACOLA, (.T)--The mayor declared a half holiday a s the Giants opened their exhibition series with .he Cleveland Indians Friday but from the looks of the crowd most of the Pensacola inhabitants went fishing. Incidentally, both managers are bothered with bum legs. Bill Terry, of course, has been troubled with hig for some time but Steve O'Neill, the Indians' pilot, displaced a cartilage in his left knee only a few days ago--making it even Steven. Clirlmclv t Kliaitf ' lilll C Cannony s Ktaneler f .1. Wilhnutp L. Wdhouse Helm R Kezab K TOTALS 12 7 U TOTALS n Score liy quarters: PLYMOUTH (i m 31 XORA sriu.vGS a u 15 Free Iliroivs missed: Plymouth 11; : Sl'rlns.s 1C- (1 fl 0 3 1 1 0 II (I II (I 1 (I 1 3 1 0 4 Michigan Trails in Prelims as Hawkeyes Place 10 Men in Final Test. AL SIMMONS HAS LIGHTER HICKORY FOR BETTER HITS 33-Ounce Bat Used By Veteran Slugger as He Opens With Tiger Squad. By KDDIK BRIETZ Associated Press Sports Writer LAKELAND, Fla., i.P--Al Simmons, the Detroit Tiger's big $75,000 powerhouse, swung his new 33- ounce bat and bounced one off the left field palings. "You see," said the jubilant Mickey Cochrane, "the guy's hitting like old times. To left field, too. I thought that lighter bat would help." "That's right," put in Simmons, as he finished his turn at the plate, "I don't like to admit I can't got a heavier stick around as fast as 1 did once, but Mike, there, seems to have the dope. That belt sure felt good." * * * To a man, the world's champion. Tigers look on Al, bought from the White Sox during the winter, as the boy who'll just about sew up Detroit's third straight American league pennant and Simmons, who is blasting the horsehide with all his former poxver, is delighted to be back with a winner and predicts he's in for another of those fence busting years he enjoyed while with the Philadelphia Athletics. He was glad to take Manager Cochranc's tip to shift from a 35 to a 33-ouncc hickory in order not to hit behind the ball. The Tigers' smart young manager has a theory that as a ball played grows older he should decrease the weight of his bats. Simmons never would. Last season he fell below the .300 mark for the first time in hi3 12 years of major league campaigning. "He ought to make a whale of a difference in our club," went on Cochrane. "Do you realize we won two pennants with only one .300 hitter in the o u t f i e l d ? Last season it was Pete Fox; the year before, Goose Goslin." Ag for Simmons, he says the present setting is perfect. "Cochrane is an old friend of mine, the prospect of being with a winner and maybe cutting in on other world's scries isn't hard to lake, and the Detroit ball park is made to order for me. "Maybe my bats were too heavy, but that wasn't all of the trouble in Chicago. I just couldn't hit in the White Sox park. "I feel differently about Detroit, I always did well there, just aa in Philadelphia." Along with the rest of the Bengals, Al picks the Tigers again, but he advises one and all to keep an eye on the New York Yankees. BowSing Scores DECKER'S I.K.VC.L'E I10I.OG.VA BULLS Player*-- 1st 3111! aker Ifjii J5;| l:if, Ills MINNEAPOLIS. (/[V-The versity of Iowa \vas a leading Uni- con AA Slugger Gets New Spot in A's Garden by Shakeup FORT MYERS. U'l--In a revision of the Athletics 1 oultield plans. Connie Mack has assigned George Puccinellj. homcrun king of the International league last, year, to left field, with Wally Moses staying in right instead of filling Cramer's place in center, and giving the latter position to Robert Lee Johnson. Card First Sacker Writes for Home City's Fan List BRADENTON. (.T)--Jim Collins of the Cards is doubling on the type- tender Saturday in an effort to upset Michigan's five year hold en the western conference swimming championship. The Hawkeyes qualified 10 men in Friday night's preliminary events, to eight for Michigan for the finals. The fast competition in the qualifying trials at the Minnesota pool saw three conference records bettered, including one which topped a world mark set in 1932. In the first heat of the 200 yard breast stroke event, of which he is the defending Big Ten champion, Jack Kasley, Michigan, swam the event in 2:23.9. This compared with iiis previous conference mark of 2:30.3, made in 1935. and the world's record of 2:23.6, held by Cartonnet, Paris, France. Minnesota to Represent Area in Olympic Tussle as Drake Loses in Meet MINNEAPOLIS. i.Ti-.-The University of Minnesota wil! represent the sixth district in the regional Olympic basketball tournament at Chicago late this month. The Gopher agers won the right Friday night by defeating Drake University of Dns Moines, Iowa, 36 to 19. in the final district contest, which was dull and uninteresting. Minnesota led at half time. IS to 7. Roscoe of the Gophers counted four field goals to be high point man. ·|:Mt;iK:m 'Ill-Hud .'iinililyn 1'OTAi, n.vs Players-K l a l f llonlalinn .. AlM'l s.vk« 3rd To. I!I3 .117 13.', III.-! 1(15 4 1 7 IS.! ··!! 1113 419 fens 33 it 711 177 7ICI 7.1H 878 :381 | 3S 131:1.1 l»j LOCAL SAI.KS I si 13B 131 186 135 HB; A c t u a l Tins Hnmllc.lp . .. TOTAL TINS BAI!V B K K P 1st 2nd ISII 171 137 Iflli 30.1 167 113 3111 131} (13 106 4.13 137 431 fi.W 3113 87 23EI 3rd To. 171 5117 I IK 51(1 131 Ir.O 131 475 163 516 Aetna! Pins Haailie:ti . . TOTAL 1'IN'S -MAIN Ol'T'TCK S I R flit 736 3l(i.t .17 57 57 171 87.1 971 793 3R3!) 1|3 1.111 137 1 1 1 1.13 ins I 111 145 139 131 2IIR 127 452 412 .157 Artmil PliU Handicap . .. 77n 81K 3337 88 RS 3(it TOTAL PINS R37 858 9 0 0 2 ( 9 0 1 work lo pound out a yarn for his home town paper. Meanwhile the Dizzy Dean situation remained unchanged, at least until Branch Rickey "reaches the IN THE RING Ky THK ASSOCIATKll 1'UKSS X K « VOItK--lohn l l r n r y Lewis 173'. ril .lock Mnviy, Hc(nlnr! t i t l f . Gopher Gymnasts Win Top Rank in Conference Meet CHICAGO, (.Ti--Minnesota Saturday owned its first Big Ten gym- nasties title since 3.025. with most of the credit going to George Matison. Matison won the all-arund title Friday night at the university to 1 provide the Gophers with most of their 97..") points. Chicago, winner of the c h a m p i o n s h i p 12 times in the last 1G years, was second w i t h R-1.3. ! Illinois, the in,"5 champion, and Mr.-un 11.1 lflv TOTAL TINS Ornh Miller HOT SHOTS 2nd I IK ir,7 in') n,i R33 819 7B6 3)117 AVEF.T PICKLE I - I 3nd 3rd To. !(;(! 117 IPS ftfu 1-17 11.1 130 433 , 31(1 13fi 175 531 1.1.1 117 138 43(1 116 116 171 1r,3 Aclnnl Fitu TOTAL PINS S24 721 792 23:17 SI23 820 891 263V Pat Malone Gets Workout, Seeks to Regain Old Flash ST. PETERSBURG, (.T)-- Pat Malone, the model man of the Yankees camp, says he wants plenty of work and Manager Joe McCarthy seems inclined to see that he gets it. Joe would like nothing better than to have Pat develop i n t o a starting pitcher again. Ted Kleinhans said bo as impersonating Ike Boone when, i- , , v , . ,. , : , i. ; iTM'"- t h r "nly °"ier e n t r a n t s , scor- , ho was knocked out by a f l y ball I ed DO and 3-1 points, respectively. i that hit him on the head.

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