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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 9

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.MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 1 · 1937 NINE ONE RELIABLE TO LEAD TWO GUP FORCES Lasses Play in New Meet District Tussles .to Be Under Way This Week in State Test. NORTHEAST DISTRICT At Latimer. SEMIFINAL, BOUND Alexander -3; Hampton 23. Hansel! 17; Chapin 41. CONSOLATION BOUND Cnapln 41; Hampton 38. FINAL HOUND Hnsell 31; Alexander ris. At Eldora. SK.Mlr'lXAI. H O U N D Williams 35; A p l i n s l o n 31. H'elljburr 31: Oivasa :l». riXAi, H O U N D \ \ r l U b u r t »·!; Williams :I6. NORTHWEST DISTRICT At Armstrong. SEMIFINAL ROUND Onlrr Township :5; Seneca 30. Armstrong 38; Zllngstecl ;!8. CONSOLATION BOUND Scutes 38; Ringted 35. . FINAL ROUND Armstrong 37: Center Township 26. At Plover. SEMIFINAL HOUND jMallard -15; Itiithven 35. r l o v e r 41); Curlew 2'J. FINAL R O U N D Plover 37; Mallard rig. At West Bend. SEMIFINAL HOUND O l l n t e i i :··'.!-, Rutland 1C. "West Bend -15; Rodman XI. FINAL KOUNI1 West Bend 50; Ottosen in. At Thompson. SEMIFINAL ROUND W t i l e y o7; Leland SI. Thompson y:J; Ledyard ]!. FINAL BOUND Wesley 25; Thompson 20. DES MOINES, (/P)--Thirty-two girls basketball teams, survivors of the sectional tournaments last week, open play Thursday in eight district meets to battle for places in the state finals here March 11, 12 and 13. The eight district sites, announced Sunday by O. R. Mclntire of Oakland, secretary of the Girls' High School Athletic Union, are: Southwest--Guthrie Center and Oakland; southeast--Seymour and Fremont; northwest--West Bend and Plover, and northeast--Stanwood and Hansel!, at Seymour this week. "WESLEY COMES TO TOP AT THOMPSON There was an upset in the final proceedings of the girls sectional tournament at Thompson Saturday night when the girls team from Wesley beat the Thompson misses by the count of 29 to 20. The consolation title was forfeited by Ledvard to Leland. HANSEL,!, NEEDS EXTRA PERIOD TO-WIN FINAL, ± Hansell's state title contenders of last season were forced into an extra period to beat Alexander a( the Latimer tournament final Saturday night, but the defending champions took the sectional honors again as they won 31 to 29. Chapin narrowly defeated Hamo- ton in the consolation, 41 to 38. FLOYD COUNTY At Marble Iloclt. SEMIFINAL, B O U N D RockCord 3 1 ; F l n y d 15. Charles Cily n SO; Nora Spring H. FINAL ROUND Rockronl -M: Charles City re«rv«) SI. CONSOLATION ROUND Nora Sprints 20; Floyd IS. ROCKFORD WINNER IN COUNTY SCRAP In the Floyd county boys basketball tournament at Marble Rock, Rockford emerged the victor in the finals Saturday night, eliminating the Charles City reserves 26 to 21. Rockford led throughout the entire game, having a 9 to 1 advantage at the end of the first quarter, 13 to 9 at the half, and 18 to IS at the end of the third. In the consolation contest, Nora Springs defeated Floyd, 20 to 12. HANCOCK COUNTY At Garner. SEMIFINAL ROUND «nndcl! M; Corirlth J.'f. Earner 18; Crystal Lake 16, FINAL HOUND C i o o d e l l ~: Oarner in. CONSOLATION H O U N D Corwith S.j; Crystal Lake 23. ENGLAND FALLS INTO SPOT WITH U. S. NET SQUAD Youngsters Not Set to Be in Top Flight Tussle for New Season. NEW YORK, (#)--The United States, England, Australia and Germany are in the same boat insofar as Davis cup singles players are concerned. Each nation lias just one reliable and the strain t h a t will be put on the shoulders of li'l Bunny Austin when England opens defense of the international tennis trophy next July probably will be so terrific as to cost her the cup. As for the others: Germany has the bounding Baron Gottfried von Cramm; Australia has Adrian Karl Quist and" Uncle Sam has redheaded Don Budge. Youngsters Not Ready. You can take it from tall Davey .Tones, who went from one light blue to another, first as captain of Columbia's tennis team and then of the Cambridge forces in England, in 1934, John Bull virtually has lost the cup because his younger players aren't ready to be thrown into the breach left when Fred Perry turned prp. Jones thinks Australia, will win. "The competition this year ought to be peculiarly close because each of the 'big four' has only one dependable singles player," said Jones, who is making his first bid for the U. S. indoor singles championship at the seventh regiment armory. He looms -as one of Champion Greg Mangin's most serious threats. Need Two Seasons. "The British Lawn Tennis association is working with Charlie Hare, Eddie Filby, Donald Shayes and Jimmy Jones (no relation) but they won't be ready for big- time play for a couple of years " he continued. ' "Pat Hughes, who plays cup doubles with Charlie Tuckey probably will be Austin's singles mate, but he really doesn't like to play singles, although he can beat any one of the four youngsters right now. I don't see how England can win and my choice is Australia." GOODELL HIGH WINS HANCOCK TOURNEY Gaodell retained the Hancock county cup at Garner Saturday night by nosing out Garner, 22 to 19, in a thrilling contest before a capacity crowd. In the consolation game, Corwith and Crystal Lake also pro- X'ided a thriller for the fans when Convith nosed out Crystal Lake, 25 to 23. B O X I N G GOLDEN GLOVES Mason City Armory THURSDAY, MARCH 4 ) YOU PROE,kBlY /VJO'NT REAliZE ?\VQtlTU UNTIL THEY AREJ I GONE.' IHSURE Mo\V. INSURANCE BONDS MASON CITY tOANilHV|ITHEHT- LUTHER GETS CAGEWINDUP Feature Tussle to Be at Decorah; Iowa Crown .Hangs With Game. DES MOINES, (/P)_ Columbi; and Luther will play for the low; conference championship at Decorah Tuesday night, the feature attraction of basketball's final week in Iowa for the collece teams. Columbia has won 10 games and lost two while Luther has woi eight and lost two. Tuesday night' game will be the last for both teams and to the winner will go the state loop title, taken last sea son by Central. St. Ambrose meets Dubuque at Dubuque Wednesday and Simpson goes to Pella Thursday to play Central in the other Iowa confer ence games this week. Iowa State, which hasn't won u Big Six game, finishes Wednesday night at home against Nebraska The Cornhuskers are tied with Kansas for the league lead and ; victory will assure them at leas a share of the title. Drake will attempt to clinch second place in the Missouri Val ley race in its battle with Grin nell here Friday night. Knox plays Coe at Cedar Rnp- ids and Cornell at Mt. Vernon, Friday and Saturday, respectively. GLOBE-GAZETTE SPORTS SECTION Waterloo Champion to Be District Meet Star Team But Who Will, Be Champs*; When Sectional Test Ends This Week? By L. E. SKELLEY Associate!! Press Snorts Writer DES MOINES, (A 1 )--Northeastern Iowa basketball critics hesitate laming the sectional winner at Waterloo but they aren't at all backward in predicting the Waterloo class A champion will rep- ·esent the fifth Iowa district at Des Moines March 18, 19 and 20. Cedar Falls, Waterloo East and West are the three ranking teams at Waterloo. The edge, if any, ·ests with Cedar Falls, the northeast Iowa experts declare. East and Cedar Falls are paired n the first round, and the consensus is that the winner will smash through to lake the section- honors. East Loses Ace. E a s t , a consistent w i n n c r .hroughout the season, seems to lave lost its spark since it lost Pete Kalinich, all-slate guard, via the eight-semester rule. West, coached by Glen Siro- n-idge and annually a title threat, las had an in-and-out season. West's hopes suffered a crushing Mow when Kenneth Oleson, a crack forward, fractured a wrist m a recent game with East. The class B at Waterloo also looks like a hard battle. Denver and Quasqueton are the favorites. The latler represented the district at Des Moines a year ago. Waverly Set to Win. Waverly, Northeast Iowa conference champion, appears set to win class A honors at Oelwein, Coach Walton Koch, however, must go into the tournament without the services of Kepler, a star guard who injured his back during the football season and novel' f u l l y recovered a l t h o u g h he played most of the basketball schedule. Thirleen teams provide a wide- open race in class B at Oelwein with no particular favorite. Dubuque probably will win the class A title at its own sectional, but only because the opposition is weak. . . . ,., Ulaauoketa IMay Surprise. Manchester and Maquoketa are the other entries in the A division and Maquoketa will provide the upset it it comes. Andrew, Bellevue and Gulten- berg are booked for a three-way fight for the class B championship at Dubuque. Six other teams are in the field. Lake Mills, improving as the season progresses, apparently has a slight advantage in Northwood's class A, but the home town club, Osage and St. Ansgar are capable opponents. Watch County Aces. Kensett and Plymouth, Worth and Cerro Gordo champions, respectively, are the class B standouts at Northwood. Plymouth won the class B title at Mason City las year and is the Twin River conference titlist, undefeated in eight games. West Union, second place team in the strong Northeast Iowa conference, likely will pace the clasi A field at Fayette. Tripoli and Randalia have a slim edge in an eight-team class B group. New Hampton or Charles City should take class A honors Charles City. The B division is anyone's race with 12 teams en tered. Elkader and McGregor are tin class A and class B leaders, re spectively, at Monona, and Wau kqn and Fort Atkinson occupy si miliir positions at Decorah. Waverly Gage Squad Shoots for 8th Game One.More Win. Needed for Northeast Crown as Hawks Top Race. NORTHEAST IOWA CONFEKENCE W. L. ret. BIG TEN SQUADS WIND UP GAMES AS THREE HOPE Trio of Squads Have Good Chance,at Title When Season Closes. Orin Thompson Wins State Crown, Dodgers Take Test Mason Cilyan Victor Over Pack of 1 1 5 Pounders BIG TEN STANDING Illinois ....... Michigan . . . * Minnesota ... PuTiluc ...... Ohio SUIe .. Indiana ..... ~ Northwestern Waverly West Union ... Waufcon New Hampton diaries Cily Uecorah . . . . . O e l v v C i E l Nashua Cresco n u 1.000 .KS!) .8:« ,frr.i .300 .153 .nun .01)0 NEW HAMPTON -- Waverly ligh school basketball team, top ·anking team in the Northeast Iowa conference had two extra .ought non-conference games dur- ng the past week. Roosevelt high of Cedar Rapids, leading the Mississippi Valley conference, wal- oped the Go-Hawks 35 to 15. Jater in the week the Waverly .earn went into an overtime pe- ·iod to even the score with Cedar Tails and then emerge winners. The Cedar Falls team had been the only team that, had beaten the Go- Sawks prior to the battle with the iloughriders. To become eligible "or the conference title the Go- Hawks play the cellar Nashua { C o n t i n u e d on Next Fnrf.y OUT of the PRESSBOX -By Al Mitchell- NOKTH IOWA BASKETBALL STORY You may call it an upset if you like . . . the fact that Wesley's gins won the Thompson sectional tournament Saturday night, but the folks at Wesley don't think so. I'm afraid that they've been hiding their light under the well known bushel during the season because i t s just been revealed that the new champions have one o the top records in North Iowa. * * * * * * Wesley has a population of 463, according to Supt. Eldon Bavlin . . . his high school has 37 girls and 30 boys enrolled. The high school squads use then- gymnasium . . . in an old opera house only three nights a week, including their games. So, if there are two home games a week . . . that leaves one night for practice. * * * » « « All practice is held after fi o'clock, because the teams can't use the gymnasium u n t i l a store below has closed for the day and there are 13 girls on the baskelbal] squad, if you like to Think about hoodoos. The team has won 17 nnd lost five games Ihis year Ocorge Orbell of Randalia ir: conch, and is in his second year out of Iowa State Teachers college. * * * SOMETHING EXTRA . . . A mile runner who can turn loose a sprint down the stretch £f I s 4 u a t ex , tra reserve nis "finishing kick." But ... that extra power that the real athletic star can turn on ... calling it up from some where . . . isn't found on the cinder path alone. * * a * a o Orin Thompson won the state 115 pound wrestling title last Saturday after fighting to a dead draw in the regular time of his final match . . . he turned loose that extra something in the overtime period . . . Harrison Kohl . . . eight yards back from the leaders . . . bolted for the tape and brought Drake's Blue through the mile relay at Notre Dame Saturday . . . Drake needed the race to win 54 to 50. Hanselt's high school's girls, feeing a great Alexander team, had the extra punch t h a t they needed to beat their challengers in at overtime period, and keep the- .sectional championship ·'they won las! year . . . That's "finishiruz kick." \ V l C D tjl 1SE5V1. I l l i n o i s III; lo\ w. 3 8 II Pet. Sl'J Mil 800 ·;::? ixt TP. l l o ·MM SATL'IUXAV Purdue j£): Indiana 4.i. M i c h i g a n UK; Ohio Slate ! I. Northwestern 31; Chicago "ft. Minnesota 30; Wisconsin IV. By EARL HIL^IGAN CHICAGO, OT--Three teams looked confidently ahead Monday toward a share . of the Big Ten basketball championship, while Jewell Young of Purdue was within reaching distance of a new all- time scoring record for a western conference season. Illinois, with nine victories and two defeats, is virtually tied with Minnesota and Michigan, each with two setbacks and eight wins. On past performances, all three clubs appear likely to finish their schedules without being whipped, although Northwestern, which meets Minnesota now and Illinois next Saturday, could scramble the standings with upset victories. Four Off Record. Young, who scored 22 points Saturday night as Purdue downed Indiana 69 to 45, has scored 1G3 points, only four less than the 167 point record made by Joe Reiff of Northwestern. Purdue meets Wisconsin in the Boilermaker's wind- in Iowa Finals. STATE FINAL MEET AT FORT D O D G E Fort Dodge "I ail on Ensl Waterloo Valley Junction Uason Cily Creseo Clinton Osaje Sew Hampton Eajle Grove . . si Waterloo Kldora Perrv FORT DODGE -- Fort Dndgii again is the Iowa high school wrestling champion. Championships are almost commonplace for the Dodgers who won their eighth state wrestling title in the finals of the Iowa meet here Saturday night with 22 points. Orin Thompson, Mason City 115 pound wrestler, won the state title at that weight at the final ses-* ORIN THOMPSON sion of the Iowa prep wrestling tournament at Fort Dodge Saturday night, defeating Jensen of Waterloo West in a thrilling bout that went into an overtime session before the Mason City athlete earned the referee's nod. Thompson won with an aggressive overtime attack in the extra session, after a regular period which provided no basis for a decision. Perhaps the greatest surprise to Mason Cilyans, and wrestling fans all over the state, was Tom Rumeliote's defeat by Roberts o£ Valley Junction in the 155 pound final match. Rumeliote was one o£ four champions of last season who failed to repeat. Only Bell of Clarion and Kuhn of Fort Dodge earned a second crown this season. Hardly less surprising was Bill Leewright's semifinal loss in the 105 pound contests, but pleasant news was the third place earned by Orlando Caliccbia, Mohawk 125 pounder, who went down before Lindholm of Waterloo East, six seconds before the end of the championship bout, as the Trojan champion applied a half nelson and bar arm for the fall. Calicchia lost to Sword oC Eldora, 115 pound champion las! season, who won from Calicchia on a referee's decision, to lake second honors in the consolation round. FINAL MATCHES 85--I.eeman ( O s a g e ) d e f e a t e d T u t t l e ( f r e s c o ) . 33--Hell (Clarion) d e f c a l e d Valcina (Crcsco). 105-- Klrstcin (Clarion) defeated Bales (1'ort Doarc). 115--Thompson (MASON CITY) defeated Jensen (Waterloo East). VJ5--Liiirtholm (Waterloo East) threw Calicchia (MASON CITY) 7:53. 13.)--Ktilm (Karl Dodge) d e f e a t e d Hal (New H a m p t o n ) . I r--Isaacson (Kort Codec) defeated Fit- ffcr (New Hampton). 1S5--Ttobcrls (Valley Junction) defeated uumeliote (MASOX C1TV). 1M--Campbell (clarion) d e f e a t e d RaJC' rich ( C l i n t o n ) . Hvy.--.McLaren ( V a l l e y J u n c t i o n ) de Tcatcri Martin ( E a R l e Grove). ROSEMONT WINS WITH LAST HOP AT SANTA ANITA "ive Year Old Star Takes World's Richest Purse at Coast Track. By RUSSELL J. NEWLAND LOS ANGELES, (/P)--That stirring picture of the great closing charge of a gallant thoroughbred named Rosemonl lived Monday in (he memories of (he 50,000 fans who sat in on the 1937 r u n n i n g of the Santa Anita handicap. Down the home stretch Saturday as the climax to a "million dollar" day at Santa Anita, thundered the five-year-old star of the Foxcatcher farm, owned by William Du Pont, Jr. The world's richest purse was at stake--$100,000 added. A few strides from the finish of the mile and a quarter gallop, Rosemont bolted, His soft black nose hit the. wire, just that far ahead o£ Sea- biscuit, C. E. Howard's flier which had edged into the lead in the stretch. It took the camera to prove the outcome. Was Crowd's Choice. Rosemont, son of the porter and garden rose, was the future book favorite last winter and the crowd's choice Saturday. W i t h Harry Richards of Jamaica, N. V., aboard, he packed a poundage of 124. Du Pont was returned $91,800 by the "photo-finish" victory, including SI,100 in entry fees. Seabiscuit, once a selling plater, took in $20,000 for second place. Indian Broom and Special Agent, crack entry of the Canadian sportsman, Major A. C. Taylor, finished third and fourth respectively to pool total winnings of (Continued rn N'rxl Taxe! ANN DEALER STATIONS Henry Thomas . . 1st and Washington S. W. Kermit Larson 303 N. Federal Carl Dorow 1233 N. Federal Goodyear Tire Rubber . . 121 N. Delaware J. M. S. E. Edgington . . 1007 4th St. S. W. R . M . E v a n s . 1009 S. Federal Axel Carlson . . 703 N. 2nd St., Clear Lake Lowell Parrschull, Highway No. 18, Clear Lake G. H. Brooks . . . Main and 2nd, Clear Lake C. D. Ellis . . Highway No. 18, Nora Springs Milton Winkleman, Highway No. 65, Northwood L. Larson . . . Highway No. 9, Hanlontown J. C. Prantle Manly H. Espevold . . . Highway No. 65, Kensett . . . . Effective March First B am taking over the wholesale distribution of all Shell Petroleum Products in Cerro Gordo and Worth counties. stations listed at the left will be appreciated. For bulk deliveries of gasolines, motor oils, automotive greases, furnace oils, kerosene, tractor fuels and Diesel fuel... call me for personalized service. JOE M. COOK P H O N E 1900 MASON CITY

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