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EIGHT. THE DAILY COURIER, CONNET.LSVU.LE, PA. MONDAY, JANUARY 17, 183S. Basketball THE Basketball MOUNT PLEASANT HIGH HERE TOMORROW .Br J.OHH'H. WHOKIC Sports Editor THREE GOOD GAGE FRAYS AT ARMORY - 20 TEAKS OF BASKETBALL (Part Four.) William E. Dolde took over the coaching reins of the Orange and Black the winter of 1028 and produced Connellsville's second sectional championship five in the W. P. I. A. L. The Cokcrs, enrolled in Section 10 with Uniontown, Jeannette, Greensburg, Latrobe and Scottdalc, turned in eight victories against two losses to take first place while the season's record showed 16 triumphs and four setbacks. · -Red · George, Tim Kerns, Heinic Brown, Bud King and Dutch Schilling comprised the starting club that year with Jack Ervin. Wilford Guynn, Fritz Vorassi, Dcclementi, Kinsbursky, Isola, Smith, Bergin and Renner also swinging into action as reserves. Connellsville lost its league opener at Jeannette,-23-10, and then turned in" 10 consecutive triumphs, six in Section-10, before being stopped by Greensburg at the Westmoreland countyseat, 37-17, to throw the locals arid the winners into a temporary tic for first place. Summary of the league games in the order played shows: Cokers 19, Jeannette 23, away. Cokers 10, Uniontown 9, home. Cokcrs 30, Greensburg, 12, home. Cokers 25, Latrobe, 24, away. Cokcrs 23, Scottdale 16, away. Cokcrs 17, Jeannette 14, home. Cokers 24, Uniontown 18, away. Cokers 14, Greensburg 37, away. Cokcrs 33, Latrobe 18,. home. Cokers 20, Scottdale 19, home. It was the victory over Scottdalc that clinched the gonfalon as the Mill Towners had previously done the Cokcrs a good deed by knocking off Greensburg. The Seottdale game was a thriller, played before an overflow crowd with hundreds unable to get inside the gym. With the score tied at 19 all and only 40 seconds o. play remaining, Tiny Tim Kerns was fouled as he attempted to shoot from the field and got two tries. His firs heave rolled leisurely off the hoop as a moan went up. His second zippe into the hoop without touching thi rim for the margin of victory as Tommy Slaughter's subsequent long heave bounced harmlessly off th basket just as the final whistle blew Connellsville drew a bye in the first round of the W. P. I. A. L eliminations and were arrayed against Duquesnc in the second. The Dukes were coached by Ray Y Henry, formerly of Connellsville, and his team took a 32-8 win over th Cokers and later continued througl to the championship of the league. Dutch Schilling was named on the first mythical team in Section 10 by · a -Pittsburgh sports writer while Ret George was on the second club wit! ·-Bud King receiving honorable men -tion. Uniontown dominated the play in Section 10 for the next two years-1929 and 1930. Connellsville won but five in 12 league starts and cigh victories as against 12 losses for th entire schedule in 1029. West New ton,' Scottdale, Uniontown, Latrobe Jeannette and Greensburg were en tered with the locals. The Orang and Black squad consisted of'Floto Kinsbursky, Miller, Vorassi, Brown F. Bergin, Johnson, Isola, R. Kern and Phillips. . Uniontown, Scottdalc, Greensburg Mount Pleasant, Jeannette and La trobe were Section 10 entries witi the Cokers in 1930. The Dolde clui took three wins and lost nine ii league play while the season's recor showed six victories as against nin reversals. On the roster were Luczak Schrum, Miller, Jones, Johnson Rude, Ferencuha, Bradley an Bergin.- · " 'Scottdale' came into its own th winter of 1931 as it annexed th gonfalon in Section 10 in competin with Cohnellsvtlle, Jeannette, Moun Pleasant, Greensburg, Uniontown Latrobe and Norwin. The Coker played 24 games and won 10 whil losing. 14. that season. · The leagu record showed three triumphs a against. 11 sections. The wins wer at the. expense of Norwin, Jeannett and Latrobe on the local floor. Th club .personnel included Schrum Luczak, McCoy, Kerns, Dunston Blascy, Horse Johnson, Gastkill an Soisson... Casey Baskefeers Wil| Promote Smoker On Tuesday Evening The Casey Club basketball tear will hold a smoker at the K. of C club rooms in the Dunn-Paine build ing fa North Pitlsburg street Tucs , day evening. Boxing bouts, arranged betwee: local-youths, will be included in th entertainment. A "Dutch" lunch wil be served. · Crlslcr Spurns Offer. Fritz Crisler, Princeton footbal coach, revealed lie hnd been infor mally approached about acceptir the vacancy at Michigan but said th he was happy at Princeton where li contract-has four more years to run Meycrsilale High Beaten. Meyersdalc went down to a 31-2 defeat before Bedford in an extr -period of play at home, a lone ficl KoaT coming after regular time hm found the two deadlocked at 29. 'aramounts, I. C. Frosh and Dunbar Capture Games. FIRSTM. E. FIVE FORFEITS SCRAP The WPA Junior Basketball League completed its sixth week of competition, at State Armory Saturday, with some exciting clashes. The only morning game brought ogether the much improved' I. C. Frosh and Willow Inn with the Owls coming through in excellent fashion o win their flrst league contest, 2214. T. Flynn, consistent point getter for the I. C. boys, was on again and scored 10. Hartman was next with eight The. other scheduled forenoon fracas went to the Gales on a forfeit when the First M. E. failed to put in an appearance. The flrst afternoon tussle saw North Dawson and Marchelctta's fighting it out in four hard quarters with the decision going to the Furnace Towners, 19-14. Nygrcn led the Dunbar scorers while Renner was high scorer for the Tri-Town cntiy. The final game saw the Paramount Juniors maintain a firm hold on first place with a 28-21 win over Lou's. The theatre boys were leading by a two-point margin at half time, 11-9, but opened up in the final canto and put the game under their belt. Robinson was on for the Paramountcrs with eight points while · Marcondi palyed brilliantly for LOU'SJ with a similar amount of tallies. The summaries: l.C. Frosh G. F. rts T. Flynn, t 4 2 10 Hartman, f ________4 0 : P. Irvin, c 0 0 i Sidow, g 0 2 : R, Irvin, g 0 0 I Davin, g 1 0 ! Totals 9 4 2 Willow Inn . G. F. Pts Sansonc, f L.2 1 McQuade, f 0 2 P. Mongol], c 1 2 DeBolt, g 1 1 Morrison, g 0 0 Totals 4 6 14 Non-scoring substitute--Marr. Score by quarters: I. C. Frosh 7 Westinghouse Quint Whipped At Greensburg The Westinghouse lost a close dcci- ion Sunday afternoon at Greensburg vhen the Nimrod baskcteers, prcvi- iusly defeated here by the Fayette "ounty champs, evened the series with a 33-30 victory before a large crowd. The game was a nip and tuck affair with plenty of thrills to draw roars of appreciation from the large crowd. The Icemen held an edge at he end of the first quarter, 7-5, but he home boys led at half time, 15-13. Poor foul shooting was indirectly responsible for the Westinghouse defeat, only four out of 12 attempts Inding the mark. As each quintet allied 13 times fro.a the field, the ^imrod's margin of win was gained rom the free line where seven out of 11 tries were made. The line-ups: Grccnsbmg G. Fox, f 1 Johnson, f 3 Naylor, f 0 Alwinc, c 3 Seorge, g 0 Weaver, g 1 Cook, g 3 Willow Inn _....; Referee--Hyatt. North Dawson Durbin, f F. Landymore, Renner, c Burdettc, g Grouse, g 4 5 6--22 2 5 4 3--1 Totals .... Dunbar Dunaway, f 1 W. Lizzu, f 1 Gent, c 1 Jarvis, g 2 Nygrcn, g 3 McDowell, f 1 Totals '.._'. 9 Score by quarters: North Dawson 4 2 2 6--14 Dunbar .. 6 8 1 -1 1; Referee--Robinson. p. o o 2 0 0 2 14 F. rts o o o o i 0 Paramount Jrs. Furtney, f Stone, 1 Hoover, c Kline, g Robinaon, g _ Lopes, 1 -- G. F. rts 2 0 2 0 0 0 Totals 12 4 2: Non-scoring substitutes--Wagner Jones, Conway, Shcetz. Lou's G Noschcse, f 2 Marcondi, f , 3 Middlcton, c Rose, g Corrado, g Decker, g Bceman, g 0 0 0 F. Pis 0 2 1 ' 1 0 1 0 Totals 8 5 2 Non-scoring substitutes--Pike am Howe, Score by quarters: Paramount, Jrs. 5 6 10 7--28 Lou's . 4 5 7 5^--2: Referee--Hyatt. Johnstown Cancels Westinghouse Tilt Manager Joe May of the Westinghouse basketeers received a telegram this, morning from Johnstown advising him that the game scheduled for tonight with the Catholic Ex-High Stars at the Flood City had to be cancelled "due to unforseen circumstances." F. Pis. 1 3 7 0 Paramounts Stretch Spree At jScottdale The Paramount Juniors added another vicitm to their list when they eked out a win over the Scottdalc Junior Varsiety, 23-21, at Scottdale Armory Friday in the preliminary ;ame to the Scottdale-Johnstown [racas. At the half-time period the Jayvees were ahead by the scant margin of one point, 13-12, but the locals opened up in their usual fashion and came through to finish ahead, The win extends the Paramounts' streak to 15 straight. The line-up: Paramount G. F. Pis. Kline, f Furtney, f _____ Hoover, c __ Conwny, g Robinson, s --'-Stone, c Downey, g Shaffer, g Totals _ "\VestInuhousc W. Miller, f Reed, f Schrum, f ... F. Cartwright, c ._ Jones, g McCormick, K 1 H. Blasey, g 1 ...13 G. _ 2 _ 0 _ 3 _ 2 _ 4 7 33 F. Pts. 2" 6 Bosu-ell XJpsels Berlin. Boswc-11, last year's District 5 championship club, came back strong In the last half to topple Berlin, 53 to 21, to show Us best stride of the season. Cairnbrook Miner Dies. SOMIT-SET. Jan. 17.--Paul Rama- nik, 53, a miner of Cairnbrook, died Thursday in Somerset County Hospital. Totals Referee--Brooks. ..13 WEST PENN GIRL BOWLERS ACTIVE Bowling on the West Pcnn alleys. Team No. 4 took two out of three from No. 1 and No. 3 won three straights from No. 2 in the Girls West Pcnn Duckpin League. The scores: Team No. 4 Albright 92 104 74--270 Leasurc 66 80 77--221 Cox .08 11) 90--209 VanNatta __ 72 106 93--271 McCoy 76 111--187 Totals 328 477 445-1250 Team No. 1 Gildroy 109 G. . 0 . 3 . 2 .2 . 2 . 1 Totals 10 3 23 Non-scoring substitutes--Wagner, Sheets, Jones. Scottdale G. F. Pte. Dawson, f __ 0 0 0 Horton, f 0 0 0 Province, c -Randolph, g . LIpps, g Lockard, g Gilbert, g Totals _. Referee--Zearlcy. Two Games on Road For Fast Paramount Quintet This Week RAMSAY MAT TEAM BEATS S E W I C K L E Y MOUNT PLEASANT, Jan. 17.-- lamsay High's wrestling team defeated Sewicklcy Township at Hcr- minic by a 36 to 6 score. The summary: In the- 85-pound class--Bruno, Sewickley, defeated Zcgglin on a decision. 95-pound class--Gabos, Mount Pleasant, won from HcfTerle on a fall. 105-pound class--Zcgglin, Mount Pleasant, won from Dunn on a fall. 115-pound class--Getlcmy, Mount Pleasant, won from Gazorella on a fall. 125-pound class--Frank Ccrnutp, Mount Pleasant, won from Tumbry on a fall. 135-pound I class--King, Mount Pleasant, won from Packey on a time decision. 145-pound class--Kalp, Mount Pleasant, won from Marsigilla on time advantage. 155-pound class--George Shumar, Mount Pleasant, defeated Kramer on a fall. 165-pound class--Newhouse, of Sewickley, defeated O. Fiandaca on decision. Heavyweight class--Sam Fiandaca, Mount Pleasant, defeated Negro on a fall in a record time of one minute and 20 seconds. The official was McEndorfer of TrafTord. Thomas Copeland is coach of the local -team. Mount Plcasant's first home match will be held on Tuesday evening in the Ramsay gym with Franklin Township. Totak 335 397 404-1136" Moon McManus -Miller Shipley Morgart -Totals ..... Ridgeway _ Light King Cohen Kes!ar Hodges Porter Team No. 2 _.,, 65 107 102 109 100 74 135 80 71--243 94--305 90--204 89--304 75 64 133--272 477 434 477-1388 Team No. 3 90 1M --204 103 140 101--344 -- 92 99--330 93 113--301 91 124--215 127--127 fl2 125 106 95 Totals 505 544 564-1613 Pittsburgh Pirates Will Tackle Columbus ; Passers on Tuesday PITTSBURGH, Jan. 17.--Columbus, Ohio, next National League opponents of the Pittsburgh Pirates basketball team, will be met on the Duquesne University gym floor, Tuesday night. Columbus started late in the league but the Buckeyes have been making. rapid progress since. Columbus boasts some of the best players in pro-basketball. Hutchins, flashy right forward, is up among the leaders in the league scoring column. This speedy blond star scored 16 points against the Pirates in the game played at Columbus recently. He specializes in cast one handed shots and is extremely hard to guard. The other forward is the famous "Cookie" Cunningham, former all- American star at Ohio State University and "Cookie" scored 12 points ngninst the Pirates at Columbus. Sonja Hcnlc Honored. WASHINGTON, Jan. 17.--Sonja Hcnie, Olympic figure skater and movie star, received a decoration from her sovereign at the Norwegian legation, the minister pinning the Cross of St. Olav to her fox-trimmed suit. She was said to be the youngest ever to receive the honor. Miss Henie is 23. SlKule Township Loses. Shade Township lost a 28-1(1 decision to Forndak* as the latter won Its first i;ami! or the year. The Paramount Juniors, brilliant basketball combination, will take to the road again this week to meet some very strong foes. Wednesday will find the theatre lads traveling to Waynesburg to mcc: the brilliant Recreation Center quintet in what promises to be a tough battle. On Friday the Paramountcrs wil! travel to Coraopolis to meet the fast stepping Coraopolis Trojans. Saturday the local combination ·will be at the State Armory engaging in n Junior League game. The theatre lads have an cnvieable record of 16 straight wins to date and are hopeful of extending the string to 18 consecutive wins by the end of the week at the expense of their strong opjKjncnts. FOUR GAMES THIS WEEK FOR PANTHER ATHLETIC TEAMS PITTSBURGH, Jan. 17.--Four games are listed for Pitt athletes this week, with the basketball team having the fullest calendar with three engagements in the book for tonight, Wednesday and Friday. The hockey team, after a month's layoff meets John Carroll of Cleveland on Wednesday. The cagers open tonight with Carnegie Tech at the Pitt Stadium. This is the first game for the Panthers as defending champions of the Eastern Intercollegiate Conference, anff-'they are due to enter the battle at- the underdogs. . . On Wednesday Notre Dame's passers invade-Pitt for the annual battle. Notre Dame, after getting off to a spirited start, slipped, but Coach Keogan has rallied his veteran squad, and will have an all-star cast ready to avenge the setback suffered at Pitt's'hands last winter. On the same night John Carroll sends its hockey team here to engage Pitt on the Duquesne Garden Ice. Georgetown's Hoyas, the dark- horses of the Eastern Conference meet the Panther basketcers on the Stadium floor on Friday. Coach Freddy Mosmer has a veteran team at the Washington, D. C. school, and right now his outfit is on top in the league. DUNBAR MULES TRIP CITY SLICKERS TEAM The Dunbar Mules took two out of three from the City Slickers at the West Pcnn bowling alleys. The scores: CITY SLICKERS Saponara Pcnn Mntaro?. ... Prudente . Maricondi 116 128 140 _. 106 143 Howscr 171 166 196 109 139 128 214 150 432 .. .. 324 121 370 117 362 95--3 6 144 529 Totals 804 952 627 2383 DUNBAR MULES Higger 184 147 141 475 A. Rcnze 171 187 358 Sikora 153 112 165 430 Cameron 143 132 145 420 Fronek 88 181 132 401 Colland 143 155 156 454 Totals 882 914 742 2538 CLYDE A. NETH Radio Service NO CREDIT PHONE 1916 Cbker Cagers Anxious To Hit Winning Stride Against Bobcat Outfit Local Rifle Club Defeats Youngwood; Margin 59 Points The Connellsville Rifle club defeated Youngwood Friday evening at the local range by a score of 931 to' 872. Porter led · the local sharp shooters with a score of 193. Tonight the locals play host to the Scottdale Rifle club. The Scores: P S K O-H Tot. 49 47 48 39--183 49 43 36 37--165 50 48 39 41--178 50 49 48 46--193 48 48 45 44--185 46 46 36 24--152 49 50 47 39--185 50 50 46 36--182 49 45 40 39--173 48 46 46 45--185 Connellsville Robbins Hoggerty Wrote Totals--five high P 48 47 47 50 44 45 ... 49 931 S K O-H Tot. 46 45 44--183 46 44 39--176 47 45 39--178 48 45 38--181 46 42 22--154 35 37 35--152 35 44 14--142 Totals--five high ..... , 872 Dunbar Township Five Host to Ligonier in in Section Ten. FLOOD CITY IS AT GREENSBURG Connellsville High's basketeers, having suffered three consecutive reversals at the hands of Johnstown, Nonvin and Greensburg, will be out to put an end to the losing spree In Section 9 tomorrow night when meeting the Ramsay Higli Bobcats of Mount Pleasant in the local gymnasium. There is much rivalry between the two schools and the determination of the Orange and Black to get back into the win column should bring out a record crowd. . Other sectional games finds Scott-dale at Latrobe and Jeannette playing at Nonvin but the major interest lies in the scrap between Johnstown and Greensburg at the Westmoreland countyseat. Neither has been beaten and a victory will put one ot them on top. At the same time Dunbar Township High makes a stand before home followers, playing host to Ligonier. Leisenring is tied for 'flrst place in Section 10 with Deny Township, $29= oeptt/i my ' I found it at Fashion-Flow) Hall" · My start on Oils lovely Fashion-Flow room bejran with a bed at $29.75, and my budget didn't wave-as I added the rest, piece by piece . . . it cost so little" Almost a miracle, thousands say, to find such furniture ot such prices! Finest plota mirrors. Hond fitted, dint- proof drawers. Smooth, oary-to-cleon waterfall contours. Hand rubbed woodj.gonuino walnut,genuine mahogany with blond maple him,and genuine cherry in maple finish. Start your Fashion-Flow room today! On our easy payment plan! 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