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WEDNESDAY, MAHCH 15, 1939 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE . __ PREP CAGERS READY--In Tense Moments Before Tipoff " ^--f to Play Newkirk Five Four Mohawks Split ' Score Honors With Prelim Meet Records Mohawk Record SECTIONAL. TOURNAMENT fn £1 pf lp M. C. 53--Hockf ord G 6 11 18 HI. C. 53--Clear Lake .... 12 9 10 33 St~TOTALS 18 .15 21 51 I n d i v i d u a l Scorinc Shots fg ft pf tp Jim Humphrey c 24 10 a 4 23 Don PJekeli f 33 a 6 4 22 Maurice Cooper g 16 7 1 3 15 Bob Brisbine g 13 5 1 5 11 Bill Colloton f-g . 23 4 3 5 H Max Major i , 7 3 O 2 G leRoy Anderson c-g . . 3 2 Q 0 4 Dave Shipley g ...... 4 1 0 0 'J Jim Chalias g~f 10 Q 0 2 0 Bill Barbour l-E 4 0 0 2 0 Neil Piopper f 1 o Q 2 o Clayton Gordon g 0 0 0 1 0 DISTRICT TOURNAMENT IS It P£ tp M. C. 11--St. Ansgar 2 7 10 11 31. C. 29--Cedar Falls 10 7 H 27 M. C. 32--Charles City .... 8 2 s 18 102--TOTALS 20 16 35 M Individual Scoring Shots fg ft pf tp Bob Brisbine- g 30 S 6 4 22 Maurice- Cooper g .... 24 9 3 . 4 21 rpn Pickell t 30 S 3 5 17 Bill Colloton f-g 24 5 7 6 17 Jim Humphrey c 21 l 5 12 7 Bill Barbour f-g-c ..',.11 3 o. 4 6 Jim Challas g-f .... 4 2 o o 4 LcHoy Anderson c .... 7 1 0 3 2 Mate Major f 1 1 0 1 2 Dave Shipley g 1 1 0 0 2 Neil Piopper. f 2 0 0 0 0 Mason City high school basketball fans will be looking toward a quartet of scoring leaders Thursday when their team opposes husky Newkirfc Township high school in the first round of the Iowa boys' final tournament at Des Moines. J-ocal cagers, winninjr five games in preliminary tournament play to enter the (itlc round, were paced by two frontline performers in one pair of contests, and by two back-court marksmen in three district tournament games, statistics showed Wednesday. Jim Humphrey's 23 points, scored in two- sectional tournament games, pushed Mason City toward its first title in the preliminary play at Clear Lake, with Don Pickell counting just one point less for second honors. ., Mason City's accurate guards, 'Bob Brisbine and Maurice Cooper, jtopped the Mohawk list in district 'tournament competition at Iowa :State Teachers college, Cedar olFalls. Brisbiiie counted 22 .points V in three gaities^ while Cooper was 'also held in second place by the difference of a single point. Both Brisbine and Cooper tossed life-saving- shots for the Mohawks in district tournament : competition, as the Mason City- ans edged out Cedar Falls' Tigers in the final two minutes of their contest, 29 to 37. Order Your SUIT or TOPCOAT Now ... For Easter New Spring Patterns Now on Display Thursday Morning Sees Fire Started for Hawkeye Crown _By IKE SKELLEY Associated Press Sports Writer DES MOINES, UP)--Rival high school basketball forces, a bit tense as they approached the zero hour, hustled through final practice sessions on the Drake field- house court Wednesday. Thursday the 16 candidates for the state championship will swing into tiie uncertainties of first round play, Diagonal's defending titleholders and Clinton starting the hostilities, at 10 a. m. Most of the 16 finalists except Marshalltown, Webster- City and Newkirk fook light drills. Wednesday. Those three teams stole a one-day march on their rivals by taking workouts Tuesday. "" Marshalltown and Webster City returned home following their brief visits to the fieldhouse and will not return until Thursday. Marshalltown doesn't get into action until 8:10 p. m. when the Bobcats will go against McGregor in the second game on the night program. Lynx Draw Sac,Tribe Webster City has what may become a rather unpleasant task. The Lynx drew powerful Sac City for the second game on the afternoon card, and if recent performances by Jim Thynne and his mates are indicative of what to expect from Sac City in the tournament, the Lynx are in for a busy day. There was particular interest in the Clinton team. The River Kings, making their first appearance in a championship tournament in many years, have gathered support from the rail- birds since their splendid exhibitions in winning the first district's Class A meet at Iowa City. Fans are wondering what will happen to Diagonal's "fire department" game when the River Kings start clamping down. And vice versa, they're asking what will happen to Clinton's defense when Pop Varner's boys start hitting from all- over the court. That is. of course, if they do. Look Over Creston Des Moines fans also were anxious to get a look .at Creston. The southwest Iowa team-bumped off Roosevelt of Des Moines, 31 to 19 in the third district final and that's quite a licking for any team to give the Roughriciers. Creston drew Roosevelt of Cedar Rapids as its first round foe and there was a general suspicion it would develop into quite a ball game. They start their feud at 4:20 p. m. The Mason City-Newkirk contest at 2 p. m. on Thursday, also has its followers. Nearly everyone knows what to expect of Mason City, for J. A. "Judge" Grimsley's lads are frequent title tournament participants and have a way of doing right well by themselves. Little is known, however, of Newkirfc except that the northwest Iowa contestants have won 23 straight games and don't even have a school gymnasium. They did their practicing at nearby Orange City. The system has paid dividends so far. Will there be an other pay-off Thursday? alon-? will tell. Hubbard Opposes Lenox Lenox, surprise winner in the Jourth district, and Hubbard, ; Class B entry from the sixth dis trict, will meet in the second morning game LOCAL FIVE SET TO BATTLE WITH STARS OF NATION Cyril Ziegler Leads Way With 222 Points in Season's Games "Walking is dangerous. Don't take another step until you investigate the 'First National' Plan of financing cars," Quick, courteous, confidential service. No Hed Tape,- No "Extras." Interest rates low. The principal requirement is regular income. Place your own insurance. Call at our installment loan Dept Ground floor, just inside the entrance, INVESTMENT DEPARTMENT First National Bank Of Mason City, Iowa Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation ·JO YEARS OF SOUND BANKING two Ellsworth and Kalona, Class B teams, will open and Rathbun and Ute, two more Class B teams will close the night performance. They're from small the first round. Chicago Hawks Go Out of Cup Scraps -- , High Set Maroons Take Strong Record to Chicago Iowa Dail y ·- ° Offer New Courts Trophy Sportsmanship Vote WON 21, LOST 1 H. F. 39_Thomlon IB it pf tp 4 4 0 12 [. F. 19--St. Joseph's IM. C.) 4 4 10 12 --T. F. 34--Sophomores M. c.). 6 2 13 J4 H.F. 22--St. Mary's IW'loo).. 8 0 6 16 H. F. 20--Hake 4 4 6 12 a. F. 37--Sophomores ' (M 1 . C'.). 1 5 14 12 H. F. 26-- Rake - . 6 8 1 5 2 0 H.F. 54--St. Pat's (D'ty)...... 5 4 7 14 H. F. 34--Rockford 4 1 0 B 18 H.F. 26--I. C. (Ch's City) 6 5 9 17 H.F. 49--St. Mary's (W'Joo).. 9 7 1 4 2 5 H. F. =8--C. Lake (reserves). .10 4 1 0 2 4 H.F.37--S. Heart (Oel'n) J3 51031 H. P. «1--St. Joseph's (M. C.)..14 4 11 3' H.F. 44--I. C. ICh'i City) 7 7 8 2 1 tl. F. 63--Thornton U 2 10 8 H. F. 58--St. Pat's I D ' t y J 1 1 16 3 H. F. 54-S. Heart tOel'n) ....13 6 1 4 3 2 ARCUDIOCESAN TOURXAB1ENT H.F. 35--St. Mary's (M'loivn) 0 0 12 IB H.F. 31--S. Heart (Mont'o) ... 6 2 2 14 K. F. 18--St. Wenceslaus (C. Tl.) 6 2 7 1 1 STATE TOURNAMENT H. F. 23--St. Ambrose (Dav'tl 9 3 11 21 H. F. 33--1. C. (Cherokee) 11 1 1223 H. F.25-- Central (Ottunuva).. 0 12 14 30 Consolation H. F. 22--O. L. V. A. (W'loo) 5 4 14 14 Competition against the stars of the nation awaits a Mason City basketball team next week, as Holy Family high school responds to an invitation to play in the National Catholic championship tournament at Loyola university, Chicago. The IMaroons, who lost one gamc_in 25 this season to place third in the state's list o£ parochial school and academy teams, received an invitation to participate in the national championships Tuesday. The local team accepted immediately. It was expected Wednesday that approval would be granted by the Iowa High School Athletic association, for the Maroons' participation, in spite of the fact that the ruling prep body frowns on competition in other than regularly scheduled state tournaments. Meet Opens March 22 The Mason Cityans will enter the tournament on Wednesday, March 22. The meet continues through, four days at Loyola University. . The hottest-scoring local team ever to enter the record books, Holy Family scored nearly 1,000 points this season, reaching a total of 946 markers to 464 for opposing teams. The local team won the Class B championship of the Dubuque archdiocese, defeating the defending champion, St. Mary's of IWarshaHtown, and breaking the defeatless streak of a strong St. Wenceslaus team from Cedar Eapids, In state tournament competition, the Maroons defeated the two- year Iowa champion, St. Ambrose of Davenport, in a 23 to 21 thriller, and beat the Sioux City diocesan winner, Immaculate Conception of Cherokee, before losing a semifinal game to Central of Ottumwa. Gl.obe«*Gazette Sports North Iowa Baseball Men Will Meet at Early Date Robert Delmar to * -Head Program for Regional Leagues Toi Class A Champs The Maroons defeated Our T j me Lady of Victoi-j- of Waterloo, Class A champion of the Dubuque archdiocese, to win consolation honors in the state meet. Leading the year's scoring for Holy Family was Cyril "Babe" Ziegler, six-foot forward, whose driving underbasket b r e a k s helped him ring up a 222-point total in 25 games. Bob Cavanaugh, slick defensive player, also found opportunity to *~..., u ,,i.i.. .mcj ic J.LUIII siuau earn second place in the score list, schools, but probably will produce as five players counted more than some of the fastest basketball of 100 points. ,. ., _. f pf tp Cyril Ziepler f 99 24 23222 Bob Cavanaugh g 74 3c' 53 184 Don Schmitt c 71 23 34 ig= Paris DcGregorio f.g 69 20 48158 Danny Vega E-t 51 15 Z3 11' Bill Taylor g-t-c 20 Mickey Cross f-g-c 17 Jerry LauRllIm f 3 1 1 0 NEW YORK, (U.PJ-The Stanley Jcrry Mugnlln { Cup hockey playoffs this year will t-con stcia'ncy f be minus the Defending Champion ·' ohTI Jfritchard f- c Black Hawks, the Hawks' last *** Bura:it chance of climbing from the National league cellar was lost with the 4 to 2 decision they dropped to Boston's Bruins Tuesday night. Nick Metz paced the Toronto Maple Leafs back into third place with four goals in the Leafs' 7 to 3 victory over the New York Americans. Detroit nailed down fifth place by defeating the New York Rangers, 3 to 2 on first period goals by Giesebrecht, Kilrea and Barry. Swedes Win Battle With Aztec Cagers Olsen's Terrible Swedes defeated the Mason City Aztecs in a local basketball battle Tuesday night, 62 to 41, at the Monroe school gymnasium. 30 43 WRESTLING RESULTS By United Press NEW YORK--Karol Kiauscr. Poland, pinned Felix Sovikowski. New York. Sports Calendar Wednesday--Bowline. Women's Iea(Me. Basketball. Dubuquc archdiocesan cirls' tournament. Waterloo ISI. Jo^eoh's competes!. Thursday--Ba.'kctball. Iowa hleh school boys' tournament, finals session DCS iMoinca 'Mason City competes) Bowling, Decker Plant league. Chicago, event. in a 10-round main Prized Court Trophy ST, JOE GAGERS WIN 13 BATTLES ON COURT TICKET Local Team Gets Two Games With Champion Minnesota Catholics Helen Olson, secretary to George A. Brown, is here holding the most prized basketball trophy in Iowa. It will be awarded Saturday niffht to (he team winning: the state high school title. Admiring the huge trophy is Myrtle Sexauer, stenographer in the Iowa high school athletic association office. Also displayed are the trophies for runnerup (right) and consolation champions. (Iowa Daily Press association photo) A movement to bring summer baseball back to Mason City and Ernie Quigley Plans to Open Major Year . " -- -..»«««». v.*j «.»« sat ui 5 iv:.y, UlllJJUtJ ill UlC iNaU North Iowa under the organization league 28 years, tossed aside T,i»r, nf ,,,,, =,.»,, »,,,,.,,.._ .«. plan of the State Amateur Athletic association will bo headed by a local resident, it was announced Wednesday. Robert Delmar of Mason City, announced as. second vice president and regional governor for the state organization, will direct association activity in North-Iowa. The local man will shortly announce a meeting date for North Iowa baseball managers, he said Wednesday, with a view to discussing league organization plans in this region. Only league winners or league leaders will he permitted to enter state amateur tournament competition this year because of a new American Baseball congress ruling. The annual state amateur baseball tournament, is tentatively scheduled to be held in Des Moines Aug. 27 to Sept 4. New York Champion Roster Full, Boys to Face Westerners NEW YORK, (/?)--The butcher, the baker and the candlestick maker weren't represented on the Daily News golden gloves list of eight champions Wednesday, but seven other trades, all the way from aviator to barber, were. The punching youngsters, looking toward Chicago for more action, were sole survivors of a starting field of 10,000 battlers from Maine to Florida. The eight who won titles before a crowd of 13,735 in Madison Square Garden Tuesday night in the "tournament of champions" banded together as 3C 53 ist an eastern team to meet the west- 23 34 IM ern squad in the windy city March The champions: 112-pound--John Forte, 20 year old Philadelphia barber. 118-pound--Bill Spear}'. 20 year ola Nan- tiroke. Pa., bus driver, representing Philadelphia, 126-pound--Ray Robinson. 19 year old New York Negro, grocer's clerk. US-pound-- Ennis Johnson. 20 year old Richmond. Va.. carpenter. 147-pouno---Corkean Bulgarian. 22 year old Armenian aviator from New- brugh. N. Y. (fpt--Fortv 'SO-pouncI--Vinee Kratello. 21 year old ID,-O Konr, fruit scllcr ! " m Union City. N. J. » Iio-pound-- Henry Jones. 20 yenr old New 16 York Negro. Rroccr's clerk. - - - - - - - - is :hool sopho- ;ie George Sets 40-Round Ring Card D E S MOINES, rounds of boxing have scheduled by Promoter Pinkie «"* «cgro. CT occr 5 cierk. George for a Show here Monday Heavyweight--Buddy Moore. 19 year old night. 2 CW Ycrk Negro, hijh sch Heading the card will be Johnny J. Paychek, 192, of Des Moines who meets Art Oliver, 189, o: more. FIGHT RESULTS By The Associated Press ROCHESTER. N. Y.--Patsy Perroni. 184, Cleveland, knocked out Sandy McDonald. 20-1. Texas Ml. K A N S A S . CITY, W--Ernest Suigley, umpire in the National crutches Wednesday and snid he would be in condition to open the baseball season. Quigley, here to supervise the officiating.in the National Intercollegiate Basketball 'tournament suffered an ankle injury while jim r refereeing a football game Sept charie ·t " Disk c FIGHT RESULTS By The Associated Press MILWAUKEE--Marv Wason, 170',i. St .'aul, outpointed Ernie Valcnle, 174 Vi West Allis. Wis. (6). Johawk Record WON" 13, LOST U fg ft pf tp S. J. 23--Swaledale 5 4 10 16 S. J. 12--Holy Family rM. C.I 8 3 6 19 S. J. 11--O. U V. A. IW'loo).. 1 8 7 22 S. J. 29--St. Augustine (Austin) 2 II 10 15 S. J. 42--Hudolphinum (Pro'n). 4 7 7 15 S. J. 17--St. John's (Bancroft) 4 4 « 12 S.J. 14--I. c. (Ch's City) 6 3 10 15 S. J. 17--St. Augustine I Austin) 5 6 9 15 S.J. 39-- I. C. (Ch's City) 7 1 0 8 2 4 S. J. IS-- Hanlontown , 8 4 9 20 S. J. 18--O. L. V. A. (W'loo)..12 8 15 32 S. J. 14--Chapin . 7 0 10 2.1 S. J. 14--St. John's (Bancroft) 4 5 6 13 S. J. 22--Sophomores (M. C.).. 8 2 7 18 S.J. 29--Kensett . . 1 3 6 5 3 2 S.J. 45--St. Pal's (D'ty) 9 B 8 24 S.J. 32--Holy Family IM. C.I1S 5 7 41 S. J. 29--Sophomores (M. C.).. 8 6 7 22 S. J. 13--Kensctt 12 11 10 33 J. 37--Rudolphinum 5, J, 23--Svvalcdale . S. J. 2g-- Hanlontown (Pro'n) 5 6 8 1 6 3 7 2n 9 10 33 ARCItnlOCESAN TOURNAMENT S. J.27--SL Col'bkillc (Dub'e) 5 6 7 IB S. J. 24--St. Mary's tW'lool... 3 7 18 13 S. J. 17--O. L. V. A. (W'loo).. 8 5 7 21 A better-than-even record for the recent basketball season was turned in by St. Joseph's Catholic high school of Mason City, according to statistics announced Wednesday. The Johawks, winners in 13 games, lost 12 contests during the year, clinibing through two games of Class A play in the Dubuque archdiqcesan tournament to earn recognition as one of the strong Catholic teams of northeast Iowa. Included in the local team's victory list were two wins over St. Augustine's of Austin, Minn., holder of the Gopher state championship honors again this season, after four previous years in the top spot or near H. Jack McGrane, blond forsvard was the leading scorer of the Jo- hawk lineup for the season's 25 contests, according to individua figures. Jack McGrane t-£ Boh Skyles f-g .... Walt Balck c Paul Connor g Hank Shovcin g Don Skyles I-g Jim Gross g-E Jack Delaney i- .. Jim tg f t PC IP . 49 20 47 110 . 4 3 18 32 10. 44 13 3G 10: . 39 20 41 01 . 25 11 46 6 . 2 4 7 30 55 .12 G 37 Pat Curlin £ 7 _ s a 3 0 2 0 FIGHT RESULTS By The Associated Press NEW YOHK--Maxie Bereer, 139 Si, Montreal, outpointed Frankie Wallace 139. Cleveland (B), of Players Decides Spot for Award By FRANK NXE, JR. (Iowa Daily Press Association) DES MOINES, (IDPA)--Ay inspiring gold trophy, standing 21 nchcs in height on its bakelite )ase of mahogany hue, and featur- ng the outstretched figure of a asketball player, will be awarded )y the Iowa Daily Press associa- ion and its 27 member newspapers to the team displaying the jreatest sportsmanship in the 'orthcoming state high school bas- tetball tournament at Des Moines. t was announced Wednesday. To determine the winner, the Iowa Daily Press association will go directly to the players themselves on the theory that they participate in the games and, therefore, know best the teams displaying the greatest sportsmanlike attitudes. Their decision will be announced in the Mason City Globe- Gazette and 26 other member newspapers o£ the Iowa Daily Press association, is issues of Monday, March 20. Engraved with the name of the winning high school, the trophy will be presented at a special general assembly of the school's student body. Each of the 1G finalist teams-the quintets which have battled their way through sectional and district eliminations--is entitled to aring 12 players on its squad to Lhe final tournament, under a ruling laid down by the Iowa High School Athletic association. Every one of these total 192 players will be given a ballot during the final meet on which he will be asked to record the name of the team he thinks displays the greatest sportsmanship. The only requirement is that no player can vote on his own team. In this manner it is hoped to promote sportsmanship while selecting the best qualified team on an unbiased basis. TROJAN FIVE ON TOP IN H GAMES OF GAGE SEASON Max Neal Gets Slim .Edge in Scoring Race for Schedule WON 1), LOST 1 IR (I pf tp M. C. 33--Ellsworth llowa F'J) 15 5 11 *5 VI. C. 26--Webster City 16 5 1 5 3 7 M. C. 38--Marsh.-SM.-Ht (M. C.) 18 8 15 4 «.C.39--Britt 11 3 9 2 . ) M. C. 26--Marshall town 16 7 1 7 3 9 «. C.32--Fort Dodge U S 7 23 M. C. 42--Carlelon (frosh)... .11 11 16 39 M. C. 27--Esthervilte M. C. 31--Luther (reserves).. M. C. 23--Esfhcrvflle M. C. 40--Marshalltown . . M, C. 40--Waldorf (For. C'yl It. C. 49--Albert Lea. Minn. SI. C. 48--Webster City ^1. C. 26--Waldorf (For. C'yl St. C. 36--Carleton (frosh) M. C. 48--Luther (reserves) Waldorf Leader, Mason Cityan on Jay see All-Stars Two North Towans, one a loca player, were named ou all-star selections from the state junior college basketball tournament Wednesday, it was announced from Boone, the-tournament site. Ivan Scanlon, star forward with Waldorf of Forest City, the con solation station champion, was chosen with Jim "Woodhouse, Ma son City guard. Scanlon played at Crystal Lake high school, Woodhouse at Plym outh. Trojan Record .11 4-17 28 .11 12 10 34 .J2 0 12 24 .18 7 14 43 .13 8 12 34 .. 1 4 15 18 V. C. 52--AlbcrT'l.e;i"'M]nn'."Iu 7 1220 M. C. 42--Fort Dodee 11 16 23 33 ..13 8 19 34 ..16 12 17 4« ..15 10 13 40 STATE TOURNAMENT M. c. 40--Maquokela 12 9 11 33 M. C. 2-- GraceJand (Lamoni).16 8 1 5 4 0 Mason City junior college turned up a basketball record in which victories were exactly double the number of defeats during the past season, it was announced Wednesday. The Trojans, dropped out of the second round of state championship play at Boone last week, as they failed to defend their Iowa championship in 1938, completed a season which included 14 victories, balanced against defeats. Mason City won the Northwest conference title race this season. Max Neal, former Chapin high school star, led Trojan scoring for the_season with 183 points, while Llo3'd played with Woodhouse, Plymouth who high s c h o o 1's sectional champions counted 182 markers. It was Woodhouse's second year with the Trojans. Max Neal f Lloyd Woodhouse c Harold McKGnzy f-g-c Hay Jnrgcnson f-c Jim Woodhonse £ ..... nob Green i-g ... * Jack Macrjonnlrt g .. Dean Peterson I-K ... Bill Chall.iv g - ArleiKh Kraupa I ...'. Boh Smith E ..'...: Andy Htlbbard I ...... Bob Cookman. R ... c it p[ tp . 63 45 49 183 . 13 36 44 182 . U 10 21 123 . 4 18 20 IOC . 38 30 51 10B . 27 10 36 73 6 15 26 0 U 0 14 8 0 0 2 2 2 2 1 0 1 1 3 1 . 1 0 3 4 1 0 0 0 FIGHT RESULTS Bj- Tlic Associated Press SAN JOSE, Cnl.--Manuel Orilz. lla',?, Los Anccles, stopped Jnckic Jurich. 115. Snn Jose, former American Jlywejcht champion (7). YOU are writing tomorrow's news A N H E U S E R - B U S C H Maken of the Wotld-Famout America's tomorrow depends on each of us -- and millions like us. Will we walk with worry and be halted by headlines ... or will we walk with faith and by bur confidence write better news for tomorrow? Why shouldn't we in America take life in our youthful stride? Aren't we endowed with a wealth of resources--human as well as material? Aren't our human resources -- vision, courage and enterprise -- the real raw materials of this nation's greatness? America invites us all to grasp the opportunities that surround us. And America yields to those who will not stand still -- t o those whose vision today becomes the news of tomorrow. minute, o$ M dbop o/jM Budweiser M A K E T H I S T E S T ; DRINK Budweiser FOR FIVE DAYS. i ON THE SIXTH DAY TRY TO DRINK A SWEET BEER. YOU win WANT Budwciser's FLAVOR THEREAFTER.

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