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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE SATURDAY, JANUARY 30, 1943 Mason City Conquers Lindblom. 45-31 TM / * * * v * * * * . · ^r ^^^^ ^^^ SCORING IN 2ND HALF INCREASES SLIM HALF LEAD John Holmen Notches )4Points,'Bninsl3;- Play Des Moines Next By KOGEK ROSENBLUM Globe-Gazette Sports EGilor The hosts weren't very good entertainers Friday night, " and failed to see that the" guests should share in everything, und consequently the Mason City Mohawks walked oft the floor w i t h a 45-31 basketball victory over Lindblom of Chicago before a capacity crowd on the fieldhouse floor. Roosevelt It was the 12th triumph or the current season lor the Mohawks, and the victory, a benefit game lor the Citizens Victory committee, kept the Cardinal and Black undefeated record intact. * V * It was lanky John Holmen who ran off with scoring honors for the evening by racking up I t points on 6 field goals and* 2 charity tosses. Paul Bruns was runner-up for the Mohawks with 12 markers, while Fats Day had 9. Capt. George Scnla- mera, Lindblom center, had 4 field goals and 15 out of 5 free throws made for 13 points. * * W The visitors, seemingly getting off to a whirlwind start, slowed down as the contest progressed, and. the early Jead they held dwindled down to nothing, and once they felt behind they never caught, up. Scalamera's excellent rebound work kept the Mohawks from making a rout of the contest. Lindblom didn't insist upon playing a close-in-to-the-basket game, and on most occasions was content to try for the long shots, a goad percentage of. which were made. The close-in shots that were successful, however, were mostly the products of forward "Moo" Molnor, who had 8 points to his credit. * ·¥ ¥ Coaeh Morrie Swiryn's men started fast and grabbed a 5-2 lead with only, minutes gone by on field goals by Willie Vanclcr Ploeg and George Klunchak and a free throw by JXoInor. Paul Bruns got the Mohaivk attack under way on a field goal and a charity toss, and a few- seconds later tied it up on a second basket. * ¥ * Then with three minutes remaining in the opening period Holmen fouled Scalariiera, made good on the resulting who - --.,, free tnrow to put Lindblom out in front once more, 6-5. Again Brims came through with his seventh Iioint to send Mason City into a 7-6 lend. It was short-lived, however, as Scalamora hit on a field goal and was fouled by Lloyd Klein in the process, and connected on the extra throw to put Lindblom in front, 9-7. This was all the Chicago lads got in this quarter, and four points by Holmen gave the Mo- iiawks their 11-9 lead as the period ended. # * # From liere on in the Eagles never caught up, although they showed signs of coming back to their first-period form at points throughout the second quarter. When the half ended the count stood at 18-11 for the Mohawks, and the totals showed that except for one point, Holmen and Bruns had made every other point between them. Pec \Vcc Day had counted once on a free throw. - , * ¥ ¥ As the third period moved along it became apparent that Judge Grimsley's team had no intentions of letting Lindblom make a repetition of the opening quarter. Closest the Windy City five came in this period was four points, 2420, but once the Mohawks started rolling they piled up a 31-22 advantage at the'conclusion of the quarter. The margin increased as the Inst period play moved on a full head of steam, and before long the Mohawks held a 40-20 lend. Both coaches made use of their reserves toward the end, but it had .little effect on the score. Jack Rces hit for the final counter of the game to bring the final total to 45-31. Both teams had a better thnn .500 average on their free throws, Lindblom sinking 9 of 16 and Mason City 7 of 12. The Mohawks arc in action Saturday night, meeting North DCS Moines in a Big Seven conference game there Next home contest is Feb. 12 against East Waterloo, and the following night the home season will come to a close against powerful West Waterloo. The Mason City company of the Box Score MASON' CITY (45) fg It p[ Day, Pee Wee, f-c 2 1 1 Bruns, P., f Holmen, of Klein, g Day, Fats, g Pappas, I Rees, f Dutcher, f Bruns, R., f Church, c Cawly, g Miller, g Totals LINDBLOM (31) Molnor, r Vander PJoeg, £ Scalamera, c Ohm, g Klupchak, g Rule, f Wilson, £ Barbarich, c Hriljac, g Wray, g Perisin, g Totals 19 7 fg ft 4 0 1 0 0 0 ' 0 .0 0 11 SPORTS ROUNDUP By HUGH FULLERTON NEW YORK, (/P)-- Detroit papers are campaigning to have Michigan Stale admitted (and quickly) to the Western Conference . . . They say it's an invitation of good standing, has a football stadium that will do and can draw on a big population within NORTH IOWA BASKETBALL | an 80-mile radius . and there liavo been whispers that Pitt's hiring Clark Shaughnessy as grid coach was a move in the same'di- rection . . . This department was about ready to give these suggestions a big "haw haw'' when we noticed that Wisconsin plans to start spring- football practice a week from Monday . . . That looks as if the Big Ten colleges were Planning on something more than just "recreational" football next fall in spite of the army's demands on their manpower . . . And since they'll probably have to revise a lot of schedules anyway, it might not be a bad idea to strengthen the league with a couple of new members. A Rise From Reiser. When the Dodgers' Pete Reiser was standing in line with a bunch of other army recruits at the Jefferson Barracks, Mo., reception center the other day, a non-com calling the roll suddenly shouted: Joe DiMaggio. Is Joe DiMaggio here?" . . . Pete, the boys say, nearly broke his neck trying to locate the Yankee slugger among the inductees before he realized there might be another guy named Joe. One Minute Sports Page Social Note: Three-year-old Charley Zivic is in town, accompanied by his dad, Fritzie, who'll fight Beau Jack next Friday if Charley gives him enough time . . . Dolly Stark, former National League umpire, has shifted his activities from Hartford. Conn., to Kansas City. He's in the person- n e l . department of a big aircraft company . . . When the idea of bringing Gunder Haegg, the speedy Swede, here for the winter track was discussed, the Swedish consul asked Greg Rice for some information about indoor racing. Gregg promptly wrote a long lef- ter, giving the inside dope on (he business, although it might have meant a beating for him later Today's Guest Star Bob Hooey, Columbus, Ohio State Journal: "After Bobby Qumn had selected Wallingfortl Conn., as the spring training site for his Braves, he said he was impressed with weather conditions there . . . It is at least JO degrees warmer in Connecticut at that of the spring than in the other sections . . . In other words, if it's 10 below in Maine, it's only zero in Connecticut." Service Department Pvt. S. Mortimer Auerbach. the speedboat racer, seems to have landed the perfect army job. He's piloting an army "crash" boat at Langley Field. Va.. racing out to rescue any flyers who may land in the water Freddie Fierro, Billy Conn's trainer, has been shifted from Jefferson Barracks to the non-commissioned officers' physical training school at Miami . . . Mad Marshall Goldberg the only member of Pitt's "dream" backfield who isn't in the armed forces, has four good reasons for working hard at his defense job Brother Billy is in the army in the army in Alaska. Isidore is with the air corps in England, and two other brothers, Victor and George, arc in army camps in the United States. Last Laugh When a basketball coach was bemoaning the fact that his team had been "robbed" of its best player by the four-personal-fouls rule. Dan Mulvey of the New -* ['"-'^ v _ t t ll_ ' - - --.7 «-·* L11U i-llIW Iowa State guard, under the di- I Haven, Conn., Register brought rechon of Lt. parrel Wi'son, pre- him "P short with the reply: "That sented an exhibition of precision drilling, including various forma- 1 tions and counter marching. Before the start of the contest the gymnasium was darkened, and the starting team of each school was presented, played by player, under two spotlights. The 10 cagers. coming on to the floor individually, formed a V for victory. The national anthem followed the presentation, with singing Earl Dean. led by Buy. War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. shouldjeach you never to depend upon one egg for all your bas- L-j-ilc- ' BOWLING SCORES H. and H. Duckpin MEN'S LEAGUE Won H.C. Tot. TipTopT.lV. 3 709 740 807 -1 3133 United P.ickins 0 CM M3 717 l l l . I O K II. Schinnow 2R4 .5ofi WOMEN'S L E A G U E Won Earl's Fniit 1 5ne Dr. Pepper 2 "90 A. Gagnon 157, HIV. 609 58.1 .";« 64? H.C. Tot. Rockford Wins Over Marble Rock MARBLE ROCK -- Roekford dropped Marble Rock's cagers 2D- 20 Friday night despite a last half rally in which the local lads tossed in 15 points. Irwin scored 13 points for Rockford while L. Ewald dropped in 9 for Marble Rock. In the curtain raiser the Rockford second team also topped Marble Rock ' 1 7 " l f i - i pulled up within two points Hamilton's Red Raiders from ! end of the third period Mason City made it o« wins in 58 ' ' games by beating the Marble Rock girls -13-22 in a one-sided game. Clear Lake Hits Humboldt CLEAR LAKE -- Clear Lake's Lions dropped Humboldt 17-11 here Friday night in a North Central Iowa conference game marked by close defense plaj' by both teams. Clear Lake led all the way, holding a 3-1 lead at the end of the first quarter and a 6-3 advantage at half time. Humboldt thu . V I Hot Hoosiers Face Purdue In Big 10 Tilt By TOMMY DEV1NE CHICAGO, (U.R)--Indiana, the highest scoring team among the point-mad Big Ten basketball quintets, shoots for its sixth consecutive conference victory Saturday night when it meets Purdue at Bloomington, fnd. The only other league game on " program, reduced by term Spotlight Sports By Roger Eoscnblunt Willie Pep Licks Al Stolz, Proves He's Real Fighter By JACK CUDDY NEW YORK, (U.R)_ That acute tension which is peculiar only to boxing gripped the 19,000 fans in Madison Square Garden Friday night as the two question-mark fighters answered the bell. And the echoes of the opening gong scarcely were deadened when young Willie Pep raced across the ring and landed a long left jab _f lush on the fane ot" Ailie Stolz. * « * Pep, a 21 year old Italian iron) Hartford, Conn., took immediate command of this battle with his taller and heavier opponent, Stolz of Newark, X J. He held command until the final bell of the 10-round bnut and turned in such a magnificent performance that all experts are agreed lhat a new star was born in the Garden Friday night. * * * Pep, who is recognized as featherweight champion in New York State, spotted his opponent nearly six pounds and gave Stottz, prominent lightweight contender, the licking ot his life. Stolz took only two rounds on the United Press score sheet He was lucky that he lasted the distance after being floored in the second session. And Stolz went into the ring favored at 11-5 in late betting. The was all against Pep who made an impression that was none too favorable on Nov. 20 when he out-raced ancient Chalky Wright to win the New York version of the featherweight championship. That night Pep jabbed and faded, fighting mostly on the defensive. * * ¥ - But Friday nir;ht p c p took the offensive from the oncum? Konjr and in every session tried to knock Slolz's head off. It was a chain-lightning: attack lhat ^kept Stoltz constantly bewildered. And this 23 year old btolz is the smartest boxer in the lighlweiehl division, although perhaps not the gamest. * * V Pep moved in xvith a constant hooking barrage to the head. His trainer, shrewd Bill Gore cautioned not to throw punches to the body. Pointing out t h a t when one moves in-- extended-- for a body punch, one invites a clinch And Pep at 1273.', to Stolz's 133 'A would be at a disadvantage in "a clinch because the heavier man could lean on him and wear him down. Pep followed instructions. ,Ancl t h a t s one of the secrets of his success. Although Wee Willie "ocs all-out with every punch to such an extent that in some rounds he misses as many as he lands, he always follows Gore's blueprint of battle. In his November title fight with Chalky Wright, Pep came back to his corner, round after round, and asked, "Can't I go out and fight now-- can't I belt his brains out?" And shrewd Gore kept saying, "Fight the way we told you. Jab and run. Don't try to slug with this guy We're out after the title." So -- Wee WH- lie jabbed and faded until he won the New York version of the title. Because of Pep's jab and run tactics that nighl against a heavy puncher, the New York experts were uncertain about how he would fare against Slotz, who was recognized by all to be the smartest boxer in the lightweight division. But Pep fought an entirely differ- CBt kind of fight Friday night. Basketball Scores (Bl The A^ocialcd I'reih) LAST Sprinpfiekl 50: Vermont 61. Rochester 4G: St. Lawrence 4T. K» Uptown ) P.i. i Teachers 42; 1 Chester Tfrachcrs ·$!. Red Raiders Win Again Lake led 12-10 '-"-''·[animations, · pils'Mmncsotaagainst Kopeckj" was the scoring star "Sm'i ft ^'T' getting four field goals and a free fji established a now cou- , i . f . . . . ,, .. . . fa ,-., ' 11LU MeiOllC'C SC'Onnff m : i r k -A \\rf.»\r -i.,~ ~ .- .. free / f| throw for 9 points. Church was the when Lions' defense star. None of the Wildcats made more than one field loul. FOREST CITY -- B. Longselh CLEAR LAKE i n i ' I I I U M U O L U T ( i n red 19 points for Hamilton's I, ,. A Raiders, 15 of them in the last i slfory f, to lead the Mason Cityans to ; Kopciky scored 19 points Red ~ · · half, a 41-25 win over the Waldorf col- j S 1 "?' lego girls' quintet Thursday nignt. The local girls led 9-2 at the quarter, and 12-11 at the half before the visitors turned on the power to pull away to a 20-21 lead at the end of the third period. Hanson was high scorer for Waldorf with 14 points. Carolina Teachers 54; Hifili SOUTH Loyola -18; N'cw Orleans Naval Air Station 41. Mississippi State 45; Vanelcrbiil 40 Western ~ Point 33. Tennessee 57: Auburn 23. /Vortli Carolina 37: V. M. I 35 Presbyterian 5ti; Wofforct 36. MIDWEST Missouri Valley 70; Tnrfiio 35. Maryi-Wc. Mo.. Teachers liO; KirksviMc, iilo.. Teachers 25. Wichitn 3R: St. Benedict's 24. Aloorhcacl 59; Rcmidjj Teachers 42 Western Michigan 54: Central Midi. 33. Great Lakes 92: Missouri 45. Illinois State Normal 58; MiUikin 41 Simpson 53; Ccntr.il I Iowa I 41. Southeast Missouri Teachers 53; Central Missouri Teachers 30 Ottawa SO; College ot Emporia 21. lou-a Slate 31i: D r a k e 30. Western U n i o n 41: Yanklon (S. Dak.) 40 Hastings 43; Midland 44. Stout 58; Superior Teacliers 53. Kansas Wcsjcyan 511: Belliany :i4 Crlnnclt 3D; Kiiox a? Kansas 47; Oiatiic. Ka.u.. Naval Air Iowa City Nips Comets, 24-22 CHARLES CITY -- Iowa City staged a second half rally to beat the Comet cagers 24-22 here Friday night. The Charles City five led 8-G at (he quarter and 15-12 at halttime but were outscorcd B points to 2 in the third period to trail 20-17. Dave Danner, Iowa City's all-state forward, scored 13 points to lead the scoring. Don Mills, Charles City center, got ». In the curtain raiser, the Immaculate Conception f i v e of Charles City beat Colwcll 23-14. Junior Brunsman scored 12 points for the Charles Cityans while Copper got 6 for Colwcll. * Steamboat Rock Sextet Wins IOWA FALLS--The Steamboat Rock girls' five beat Iowa Falls 37-24 hero Friday night. The score was tied at 7-nll at the one I of the first period but the visitor;, [pulled ahead 10-11 at halfiimc. i Dast sparked Steamboat Rock with 22 points while Searcv ringed 12 'for Iowa Falls. In a boys' game, the Steamboat Rock first team beat the Iowa Falls second string 23-17. Colthoff scored 10 points for Steamboat Rock and Jaques, 7 tor Iowa Falls. Ik- Little Cedar Succumbs, 33-31 ST. ANSGAR--Osage and Little Cedar traded the lead by quarters in the Mitchell county bas- te ft ot; (J 2 l[Grccn ^ 0 O[U'orth]'nptou\ 4 1 2;Fllat:eharu « I IjEdsc 0 U 2|Micke!=en 0 i IjKli-iii jtJroUalc IK ft !f I 1 1 0 0 3 1 0 1 1 II 1 1 2 ^ o n o o o o ,, mark it rolled up a week ago 71 points Totals G 5 half. In Latimer Drops Geneva, 25-10 HAMPTON--Latimer took an easy victory from Geneva. 25-10 icrc Thursday night in the Frank-' .in county basketball tournament. Latimer led 8-3 at the halt. Hampton lopped Sheffield, 3024, in the other game after taking a 17-12 lead at halflime. The Geneva girls look revenge for the boys' game coming from behind to win 28-19 from the Latimer girls after trailing 11-6 ut the the belwccn-gamcs boxing tournament, Bob HuLchins, Hampton,! decisioncd Ken McClemmons in the 135 pound class; LaVcrne, Hansel!, dceisionccl John Uieman, Sheffield, in the heavyweight class, and Lowell Hudson, Hansell, decisioned Jack Sabus in the 175 pound class. * Belmond Edges Clarion Five CLARION--The Belmond and Clarion fives played to a 23-23 tie here Friday night but Pete Rodriguez was fouled as the \vhistle bicw and sank the charity toss to give Clarion the game 24-'tj Clarion led 11-7 at the half. Don Tice got 11 points for Clarion and Bob Nelson, 12 for Belmond * . . Hampton Thumps Alexander, 52-12 HAMPTON--Hampton handed Alexander a 52-12 shellacking m (lie Franklin county basketball tournament Friday night ami meets Hansell in the finals Hansel! advanced by beating Latimer .12-17. In the first game, Hamp- against Iowa. In five league engagements the Hoosiers have the phenomenal average of 59 points a contest. A season ago a 48 point a game average was sufficient to top the conference W " * * Its offensive i»o»ver, superior team balance and the home Hour advantage combine to make Indiana the lop-heavy favorite in the renewal of one of intcrcolIeKiate basketball's outstanding scries. The contest is the G8th meeting: of these bil- ler state rivals. . -------- - · - -- ---- ~iJ ~-ru~- -- - ..... vni_ i i i - ) i i^tiiiivr f njiuin- ketball tournament here Friday Ion led 2G-8 at h a l f l i m c and dou- night, Osage finally winning ;j3-|blcd its score in the second half 31. Little Cedar led 11-7 at the while holding Alexander to A Points. Palmer looped in 1G points ' 01 " Hampton while Ostcndorf led first quarter, trailed 15-17 al halftime and led again 2B-25 ni the end of the third period.' Coon- Alexande radl with 16 points and Klobcr- Balriwin Wallace P.7: Ohio Wcstcyan 3C da "? with 11 Ied t!l e Osage SCOr- n "~" ''--- '·-- -" · ' - - · - "· ing. N. McPhail got 15 and Emcr- Camp Grant 35: Miehi(!.in Stall! 31 Ohio University 51; Bowling Green 42. WEST Eastern Washington College CO; Western Washington CollcRe 46. Willamettc-SO; ·Portland 33 Tcmpe. Ariz. Teachers 4.6; Flagstaff. Ariz.. Teachers 21!. Southern California 51- U C L A 33 Stanford 3G: California 34. Texas JImcs 511; New Mexico -13. \\aslnnglon 4G; Orcson 31. Grccley Slate 43: Colorado College X Pugcl Sound 53: Pacific Lutheran 48. Montana State 56: Montana 45 Colorado St.itc 47: Colorado Mines 30 Oregon State 52; Idaho 43. inc.Iiani Yonns 41; Utah 30 Gonzaga 50; Pasco Flyers 40. EAST BloomsblirB (Pa.) Teachers 4C; Shin- pcnsbin-R Teachers 43 Allcchany 63: Erie Coast Giinrd 33 Clarion 5G: California IPa.i Teachers 40. Manhattan Beach Coast Guard 39- Moravian al. MIDWEST North Dakota 42: MorninRsidc 38 Cnrthase College 51: Elmiiurst 4'' Ticirk 64: Palrbury Junior Collect "0 "' Peru 52: Wayne .17. Mount Union 53: Cincinnati 58 DePauw 43: Bullcr .TO. Franklin 34; Ejrlham 32. He concentrated on distance slugging asainst a guy who fiff- urcd to out-box him. Afterwards Trainer Core said Sure, he oulsluggcd SloU. but the secret of his victory was in his' feinting ;md circling to the rigbl --to Fcp's own right and to Stolz^s left. Stolz, although one ot " i the game, for Willie's son, 11. for Little Cedar. In the other semifinal Mitchell doubled its score in t h e ) with 5. Van Wcrt w;is high scorer for Hansel! in the second game with 12 points ,7o- hiinsen got 5 for Latimer. Hansell's girls beat amc. . ( l uintt!t 34-20. the Sheffield the finest boxers proved a sucker lightning feints--with body, hand or eye. And as Willie kept circling to Allie's left, Stolz never could land a square right." An old-timer. Bob Cunningham of New York, who fought as a featherweight with bare fists and later with padded gloves from 1884 to 1896, said, "This Pep kid is the greatest featherweight since George Dixon. I've seen them all, including Henry Armstrong who was the only featherweight ever to lick a top-flight lightweight. A lot of good little men--feathers- tried it and failed. Johnny Kildare was knocked out by Benny Leonard; Lou Kid Kaplan was knocked out by Billy Wallace: Johnny Dundee was licked by Rocky Kansas: Kid Chocolate was beaten by Jackie Berg, and even Abe Altell was outpointed Harlem Tommy Murphy.'' by Rest assured--a new and important star nighl. was born Friday Wins th Straight Chrencik each got 12 points f o r ! WAVERLY-- The Wcivcrly first Mitchell while McKinlcv i ;inl i ' enm P la y cf -' °nly 10 minutes of a Rosel shared scorins honors for ! Norlnca st Iowa conference bas- St. Ansgar with G apiece. Ji c !^ a11 Same with Cresco here Shell Rock Tocpfes Allison ALLISON-- Shell Rock toppled Allison 15-31 in a Butler county conference basketball game Friday night. Shell Rock "led 1C- 10 after a slow first half. Kadous sparked Shell Rock with 23 points while Glenn Allan picked up I I for Allison. Shell Hock's seconds also took the curtain raiser 25-5. * Waucomo Boys Beat Calmar CALMAR-- Waucoma and Calmar split here Friday night, the Waucoma boys winning 21-13 while Hie Calmar girls cams out on top 27-15. In the boys' game. Waucoma led M-tO at halhimc. Brucss Ice! the storing with * ¥ While Purdue has the best cie- fcnsivc record among Big Ten cams, it hasn't been called upon to fiice a quintet with the widely distributed scoring punch Indiana packs. The Hoosiers have three id-formers among the league's 10 leading .point-makers. They are Ralph Hamilton, who is third with 87 points; Ward Williams ninth with 50 points; and Johnny Logan, 10th with 4!) points. Hamilton currently is in a hot scoring streak. He bagged 52 points in a pair of games last weekend against Iowa. Purdue has employed a zone defense occasionally this season and it is probable Coach Ward (Piggy) Lambert will switch to it against Indiana in an effort to put the ctamps on the high-flying Hoosiers. Purdue eoes into the contest with a record of three triumphs and two defeats. A loss will result in its elimination from any title consideration and cndan- Kcr its chances of finishing; in the first division. Any optimism over the Boilermakers' chances must trace to their performance Monday when they trounced Ohio State 50 to 38. In that game Lambert finally uncovered .a pair of forwards' who flicked effectively, in Sophomores Paul Friend and Max Friend garnered 20 p o i n t s against the Bucks for the best individual scoring effort of any Purdue player this season. The only consistent Purdue performers have been the veteran Allen Menke at center and Sophomore Ed Ehlcrs at guard. They've accounted for more than half the points the outfit has scored in league play and will have to carry the offensive burden Indiana. against The Minnesota-Wisconsin game is important inasmuch as the loser will fade completely from the championship picture. Both have lost (wo games. Wisconsin, erratic throughout the early season, rates as the choice. Friday night but the Gohawks took an easy '.',0-22 victory for their l l t h straight. Strottman and Block of Wavcrly and Fryo for the Spartans shared scoring honors with 8 points apiece The home team led 21 7 ll at the half. Decorah Slips By New Hampton D E C O R A H -- The Decorah cagers slipped through for a 29-21! Northeast Iowa conference win Friday night over Now Hampton which led 14-12 al hall'time. The home team pulled away to lead 25-18 at the three-quarter mark and then stalled quarter. Bcrnatz, out the Decorah last for- 15 . , ward, led the scoring .,, points. His teammate, Fischer, played an outstanding defensive game. Frilchell. Now Hampton center, sco/cd 12 points. Decora points for Waucom;) while Kry«on I uc - xt Some i.s against Waukou got "1 for Calmar. The Calmar girls i hcrc on Feu - 9 won in easy fashion, leadina 20- | 10 at the half. Sevcrson led the j C n . 0 e* scoring with 14 for Calmar. r o f e ST Drilling and Schmitt scored G each for Waucoma. * Rodman Beats Catholic High EMMETSBURG - Rodman, the Palo Alto county tournament favorite, overpowered a game but green five from Emmctsburg Catholic high school 57-29 here Friday night. The Emmctsbur? boys pulled away to an early lead but could not stand the pace of the more experienced visitors. Ayrshire won 24-23 from Curlew in the other semifinal game. Curlew failed to score in the first period which ended «-0. Ayrshire also led at the hall. 12-3. and succeeded in staving off !ho last half Curlew rally. In the girls' games. Rut liven won 49-27 from Curlew and the West Bend girls beat'Mallard 4013. Tfiompson Win THOMPSON --Forest City and Thompson won the semifinal round of the Winnebago county basketball tourney here Friday night. Forest City topped Lake Mills 46-33 after leading 25-15 at halttime. Thompson came from behind to win 20-10 nfler trailing Buffalo Center 8-12 at the half. * Leland, Scarville Victorious THOMPSON--Leland and Scarville advanced another round the Winnebago cunntv JOHAWKS BEAT THORNTON FIVE Advance to Finals of Tourney Saturday ST. JOSEPH'S fill [Thornton t!i Horses and Such Of the U93 starters since the eginmng of the Kentucky Derby n 1875. only 2{ have been fillies, iiul only one of them has ever won the race. The- last filly entry was in 193ti, when Gold Seeker gave the best she had but could do no better than ninth in a field of 14, with Bold Venture the winner. Track records at Churchill Jowns seem to be enduring ones. The four furlong route record has ·emained unbroken since 1D21, while the time for five furlongs, chalked up in 1912, still holds ;ood, although twice tied. Another boost to baseball in wartime is the dinner given by tlic New York chapter of the baseball writers' association. Instead of calling: it off this year, the Biif Town scribes went riKht ahead with plans for honoring Ted Williams as their selection as the player of the year. Guests at the dinner will be Wendell Willkic and Cupt. Eddie Itickenbackci', along with Williams. The consent o£ both ot these men to speak indicates their approval of the continuance of the nation's national pastime, an opinion they have expressed before. * Sensible Optimism? Bob Feller's statement that he'll pitch for another 10 years must give Manager Lou Bouclreau a lift and high hopes for the f u - ture of the Indians. Bob figures, the wni- will end in 1815, when he'll be 20. He should be good for another 10 years in the big time if he doesn't throw his arm out with that fast ball of his. « · £ * " Many major league hurlcrs, starting in as fast ball artists, later realize tticy won't last Ions at that pace, ami consequently change their style, develop a variety of pilches--more curve and knuckle balls--and stay on to become veterans * * * Some don't seem !o realize tin's and end up either with a minor league club or put of baseball. Typical example is Van Lingo Mungo, who saw his best years with the Brooklyn Dodgers before he threw himself out. Just the opposite is Freddie FiU- simmons, who conserved his arm and is still going--he's well ovct- 40, will probably stay in the National league for a few years yet The Hawkeyes still are sinking those free throws. In all 10 games they have made 12« and missed oO, or G3 per cent. In conference games they -made fiB, missed 36 for 05 per cent. Tommy Chapman has 3B of 50 in all games, 22 of 'B in conference contests. The Pittsburgh Pirates, and Frankic Friscb in particular the . . . -- ·- j them through this season-- the Bucs depart for their trainiiift s He at Mtinicc, luil. on St. Patrick's day. IK ft P' ID; I II 3 IMJc.iscn. 1 0 I' ! (I'Slnlil'ck a 0 -1 ItliFloy. c Collolon. K 3 11 2 -I'Slahi) q Kinc. f Chute. I « * » i i n i i : rn:,i;ii ill paiticul? prolialily will depend upon tl 'luck of Ihc Irish" io carry (h c IK fl fit tri i i :s 3 ' I n · ·_ ·2. 3 0 T .. - - r. 0 0 (1 0 Canncll.1. e a 3 4 TIChrlsfcn. g 3 1 2 5 IJ.Itcc. f I 2 o -I ,\ldcn, c I 0 II 2 Coj-le. c 0 0 0 0| Totals II 51227| Totals ~7~5~7U The Blue and White of St. Joseph blasted aside a tough Thornton team with n 27-19 trimming Friday night in the semi-Una] round of the Cerro Gordo county tourney. Quick working plays and good floor marshaling accounted for the victory, their fourth in a J'OW. J. Balck slipped through the defense and snapped in a set-up tor SI. .Joe. Moments later a 4-0 lead was marked up and the foe trailed by 8-5 at the quarter. In the second session Thornton fought hard for points but the Jo- hawks held out until the half by scoring two free tosses and a goal. The Johawks rolled on through to a ten point lead lhat tided them over a fiv-e minute scoreless session in the last period. Balek uncovered a hot streak after the half that brought about three goals and accounted for that tall edge. Thornton tried a late rally in the last quarter, pulled within five points o£ succeeding and then succumbed to two quick goals by the Hawks. Saturday night the Hawks will tussle with the Clear Lake Sophs at the Roosevelt field house in Mason City. The outcome of the The class C Virginia league is the latest victim of the transportation problem, and has dropped baseball for the duration. The Pulaski club of lhat league found it could not support a team since the park_, was not located near any public transportation system, and the remainder of the league, which had considered suspending operations, followed suit with the Pulaski announcement. Just the opposite point of view has been taken by the Eastern league. President Tommy Richardson said: "There's little sense in talking anything but optimism and I have every hope t h a t we will be able to start tlu- season. By April the ban on pleasure driving may be considerably lessened. "\Vc arc going alonp -with the war effort, doing everything we can to co-operate. Iiul the pcnpjr: will want baseball. I am quile sure." * * * The war probably w i l l k i l l off most of the C clubs, and some of the B leagues, but the A. AA and majors seem d e f i n i t e in their plans to go right ahead. und in game will decide the championship , , .. - . - tottrna- of t h e Cerro Gordo rounlv loiir- ment here Fr.day night as RakcSncy. Clear Lake drubbed Vc, ura fc to Leland. 18-15. and Scar- out of the race with a 29-14 "tore ville clumped Forest City. 24-18. . Leland held a slim 9-7 lead at the intermission, while Kcarviile commanded a wider, 11-6, mar- Sin. TO XJ3IPIUE IN I. L. NEW YORK, yP)-Lynton R. Boggess, whose baseball playing career included seven games in the Interantional League, will return to lhat loop this summer as an umpire. FICI1T Hl.SL'l.TS NEW Y O R K -- W i l l i e Pep. 127",. Hartford. 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