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PAGE TEN. THi: D A I L Y C O U R I E R . CONNELLSVILLE, PA. MONDAY, J A N U A R Y 30, 1'Jo!). Basketball THE Basketball SPORTORIALS +^ By JOHN H. WHOIUC, Sports Editor **·" WHAT'S GOING ON IN HIGH 1 BITS HERE AND THERE SCHOOL CIRCLES j Wliizzer White, who led the Na- KiKt in a series of tannual wrest- ! tional professional football league in ling tournaments for Greene county I yards gained was paid ?15,000 for Ihc scholastic mat learns will be held season or just $26.84 a yard . . . An- COKERS AW AY, DUNBAR WILL PLAY HORNETS Saturday, February 4.. in Cumberland Township High School gymnasium at Carmichacls. Wonder why other ex-champion has decided to hit the comeback trail, this time it's Jimmy McLarnin, who would like a Fayelle county is so clere.ict in this j "rack at Henry Armstrong's welter rapidly growing sport?. Coach Carl Shaffer of Johnstown couldn't restrain himself as Norwin ran wild over the hitherto unbeaten Jawns and his tirade against an official gave the Blue and Gold a free toss. Shaffer must not have heard' about the P. E A. A. campaign to rid schools ,o£ officials who help create an antagonistic crowd and spoil a good game oE athletics. . . What extent students of Dunbar Township High are supporting the school's basketball team at home is being determined by a chart placed on the bulletin board. Incidentally, the basketeers have new red and black uniforms while last season's equipment was turned over to the junior varsity. Davis of Monongahcla, to Be Scene of Hectic Section 17 Tiff. BACK TO GARDENING - By Jack Sords 6- *r PERRY GOES TO ROSTRAVER W. P. 1. A. L. cage lei'ms swing inlo action Tuesday night after a title . . . Dizzy Dean will be 28 years old January 16 ... An aluminum" cap that covers a baseball player dou'n to his temples and has an extended beak has been invented by somebody but nobody seems to know where \ brief rest as the second half of the . . . Now that the holidays are past you can be. pretty certain that a Cleveland outfielder will move over to Detroit Tigers via the trade route, probably Earl Campbell . . . season will be Averill or Bruce The I93S baseball the seventh in big manager of the Chicago Black Hawks ice hockey team . . . Bob Gracie and Bill Thorns, Black Hawk forwards, are brothers-in-law . The Cleve- Pennline of Charleroi and Fed-jrl;o of Monessen are tied with 42 points each for individual scoring honors in the first half of Section J. Gal- ifta of Donora tags along -with 41. . . Completion of organization and discussion of the 1939 football season will feature a meeting of the Little Men Valley Football Association Wednesday, February 15, in Charleroi Elks Hall. . . Jimmy Gardner j of the Jeannette News Dispatch says that Joseph (Tut) Lander, Jays forward, led the individual scorers in Section 9 during the first half of the W. P. I. A. L. basketball competition with a total of 59 points in six games with Ross of Scoltdale second , with 55 and Ellsworth of Johnstown third with 51 while Akers of Scottdole and Stough of Norwin are tied for fourth with 44. "Red Peppers" Don Rcnn of Brownsville says that neither Dcnora nor Uniontown school officials have done a thing about their 1939 football games with Brownsville High. And the squawking is over the cut at the gate. The next time anyone tells you that scholastic athletics are fostered for the uplift of studsnts, just remind them to tell you that story on April 1. It'll be more appropriate . . . Varnak with 91 and Diluzio with 84, both Redstone Township High stars, are the leading individual scorers in Section 15. The third man is Shea, also of Republic, who has land Indians are depending "puhlent- ty" on Rookie Oscar Grimes to plug the gap at second base. Grimes came from Milwaukee, late last season . . . Pie Traynor, manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates, hasn't given up hope of getting that 15-game winning pitcher for his stiff, which has been too weak for the past several seasons . . . Seems like Manager Joe McCarthy isn't the one opposed lo the New York Yankees playing a couple of night ball games, it's supposed to e Ed Barrow who put the "ixsnay" m the idea . . . This ought to be eal news: Hank Greenberg finds ome pitchers hard to hit and lists hem too!--Johnny Allen, Lefty lomez. Red Ruffing, Buck Newsom, 3ob Feller and Mel Harder are his ir:x . . . Don't feel too, too sad for Oscar Vitt when you read that he has apparently cornered the market on the temperamental, ballplayers. If ic can get them all clicking, Or Os' Schacht, baseball's funny man, will .Jlow himself to be shocked by Kleig lights for awhile out on the coast, at least to the extent of mak- 60 while Romanesky is fourth with 58. Bentleyville Redstone has scored 281 points to its foes 184 in winning six and losing one . . . Fred F. Herman, principal of Rostraver Township High School, writes to -or- rectly inform writers of the names of coaches directing the several athletic clubs there. They are: Basketball, Robert Frazier; football, William T. Overand, and football assistant, E. R. McLaughlin . . . "If the local passers can escape injury anc illness, the edge (in the penr.ant race in Section 9) lies with the Brown anc White as both Norwin and Johnstown must play their two games with Greensburg on the Brown and White court and the advantage, if any lies with the local boys," writes Bob Hunter of the Greensburg Tl-ibune as he insists the Westmorelanc countysoaters stand a great chance o. repeating in the cage chase. Siar Junction Girl Basketeers Win Over Whifself Floor Team season gets under way. The Cokcrs, who have not as yet won a loop tilt, are ;;t Jeannettc and the lads arc extremely anxious to record their first. Section 9 victory. Section .17 lias one hot scrap liste'd and in ydd.iiton it w i l l eliminate Lfic loser from the Lop o£ the heap. At Dunbar, West Newton will be entertained. The Newts administered a lacing to Leisenring club in the first half on the home court and Coach Bruce M. Shearer's lads are confident of. doing the same thing. Perry Township engages Rostraver Township, other sectional leader, but isn't expected to make much of a battle. Point Marion Spills Coker Junior Squad might have something Al ng a short feature Petty Fox s the sole Detroit outfielder left on those who competed against the Chicago Cubs in the World Series four years back Wonder what will lappen to Vince DiMaggio of the Boston Bees, as rumors have that the elder brother of the Yankees' Joe" is headed for the shelf st the Hub The Canadian-American League is the only baseball circuit with a priest as its guiding genius, Rev. Harold J. Martin of Seuvelton, N. Y., heads the loop . Every- After waging a great first hall battle against Point Marion's big junior varsity quintet, the defense ol the Coker jayvccs crumbled in the second half and the visitors captured the contest by a 29-15 score. Devlin led the scoring field with j Charleroi 13 points for the invaders. Proof I Monessen that the Coker youngsters were way off form is noted in the fact that only AS fmBp BASE, REST 6A? A; IP CATCH COKERS MEET CLA1RTON IN WATER EVENT W. P. I. A. L. CAGE SUMMARIES five field goals were tallied and five of 16 fouls were successful. The line-ups: Coker Jayvees G. Campbell, f 1 J. Jones, f 2 Lujack, c 1 Landymore, g .,,..,,. ,, 1 Lopes, g 0 Sharps, f 0 Totals Non-scoring 5 sufaslitutes- Pts. 3 4 3 2 1 2 2 5 15 -Latavic- W. Jones, Schroyer. Pt. Marion Proden, f body's rooting for Eric McNair to ! samus' make a comeback under the guidance of Jimmy Dykes, White Sox pilot . . . Gus Suh.r, Pittsburgh first baseman, is in the liquor business on the G. . 3 Reed, f 2 Devlin, c ..... _ G 1 1 Coast Among the employes at Oriental Park this season is the valet 'of Colonel Fulgencio Batista, Cuba's strong man, and he's a dead ringer for Joe Louis . . . . Buck Newsom should be one of the more spectacular of 1930's holdouts, he and the Browns' front-men are about $14,000 apart in salary ideas . . . At this date the race for the remaining National League umpire's job was still wide open with Chuck Solodare, Bi!ly Kelly and Chet Swanson in a photo finish. F. Ptss. 1 7 0 4 1 13 n 2 1 3 Zop eti, g _.,, Totals 13 3 Non-scoring substitutes--Wolf. Score by quarters: Cokers 5 Point Marion 9 Referee--Barr. 29 6 1 3--15 3 10 7--29 Boston Red Sox' Prize Rookb Cops American Honors SECTION FOUR Standing of the Clubs. W. L. 5 4 Brownsville 3 Donora 2 Mor.ongahela California 0 ret. Jeannette Merchants Oppose Caseys Tonight ^ ue *"° a misunderstanding dates, the Clairton Big Five find 4011 ' Games Tuesday. Charleroi at Donora. Monongahela at Brownsville. impossible to appear at State Armory .,. n · tonight against the Casey quintet, '(too I However tne Ioca ' club managed to secure a game with the strong Jeannette Merchants, one of the fastest teams in Westmoreland county. The SECTION NINE Standing of the Clubs. '(·V. Johnctown -- 5 Norwin . 5 Greensburg 5 Scottdale 3 2 Lalrobe Jeannelle Connellsville L. 1 1 1 3 4 5 6 Pet. .833 .833 .833 .500 .333 .107 .000 Games Tuesday. Connellsviile at Jeannelte. Scottdale at Norwin. Latrobe at Johnstown. SECTION 15 Standing of the Clubs. Redstone - H Bentleyville 5 North Belle Vernon 4 German 3 Centerville 3 i Ellsworth 3 East Bethlehem 2 East Pike Run 0 The Star Junction Gunners, girls basketball tram, defeated the Whitsett Recreation Center girls Friday night at Whitsett, 25 to 16. Although it was the first game of the season for the Gunners, they carried too many sharpshooters for the home club. Butchina and Sedlock starred for Star Junction while E. Kersten featured for Whitsett. The Gunners are scheduled for Ohiopy'e tonight and College Hall, Dunbar, Friday night. Girl teams in the Cormellsville district desirious of booking this team on a home and home basis, communicate with Clark Rossell, WPA Recreation leader. Star Junction, Fa. The line-up: Whitsett G. F. Pts. G . Kersten, f 0 0 0 E . Kersten, i 2 2 6 J . Kersten, c 1 0 2 Rebich, g 1 0 2 Wilkie, g .... 1 1 " 3 M . Gavin, f 0 0 0 P. Gavin, c 0 3 Mount Pleasant Bobcats Beaten By Greensburg MOUNT PLEASANT, Jan. 30. -Ramsay High Bobcats went down to a 48 to 30 defeat before a strong Greensburg quintet at the Westmoreland countyseat. Mount Pleasant went into an 8-5 lead at the first quarter but the home five overcame this edge in the next two frames to pile up a margin that was too much for the locals. The summary: Greensburg Zalich, I Nelson, {. Johns, c Steffen, g Clements, g -Ferrara, g _ Stip, g McCor.mick, c . F. Demoise, g , 0 Quatse, f ...o G. 3 1 1 2 1 F. 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 Pts. CHICAGO, Jan. 30.--Ted Williams, I prize Boston Hed Sox rookie who was farmed out to Minneapolis during the past season, harvested the greatest number of batting honors in the American Association in 1038. Official averages revealed today that the 20-year-old outfielder captured the association batting championship, hit the most home runs, scored the greatest number of runs and had the most total bases. In short, he was to association pitchers what his/future teammate, Jimmy Foxx, was to American League hurlers--Public Enemy No. 1. Ted, only two years out of San Diego, Cal., High School, went to bat 528 times and cracked out 193 hits for a .366 average. He walloped 43 home runs, 30 doubles, nine triples and 101 singles for 370 total bases. Williams scored 130 runs. Outfielder Joe Gallagher o£ Kansas City, who goes up with the New York Yankees this year, was runner-up to W:\Hiams for the batting crown with a .S43 average. Gallagher, however, had the dislinction of leading the association in number* of hits with an Totals 21 G. 3 Mt. Pleasant Rudnik, f Totals Star Junction Sedlock, f Pike, f Hlipala, c Shelkey, g Butchina, g .'. Morris, f Totals Score by quarters: Whitsett 0 Star Junction 8 Referee--D. Vargo. . . 5 6 16 G. F. Pts. Lentz, f _ .1 3 j Keller, c 0 Loskosky, g _ 4 6 48 F. Pts. 6 12 0 2 2 1 0 7 0 25 5--16 9--25 Blue and Red Win Walker, g 0 Kattera, g i Constabile, f 1 Totals Score by periods: ...10 10 10 Greensburg 5 10 21 12--48 Mt. Pleasant 8 2 6 14--30 Referee--Wilson. Sockets, Fuses Cop Duckpin Victories Rolling on the Manhattan alleys. Pet. .857 .'(14 .607 .500 .500 .429 .333 .000 Games Monday. German at Centerville. N. Belle Vernon at East Bethlehem. Redstone at East Pike Run. SECTION 17 Standing of the Clubs. W. L. game will start at 8:30 o'clock pre- Second Dual Clash for League Champions Booked Tuesday. INVADE BUTLER POOL SATURDAY Conneilsvillc High's swimming squad will swing into its second dual meet of the season tomorrow afternoon when it invades Clairlon Higli. Coach Red Barr was pleased with the showing of his water performers n the first clash at Vandergrift when some fast times were turned in and rie hopes they will continue to improve on their form so as to make a successful defense of the W. P. I. A. L,. crown next month. Saturday will find the Orange and Black going to Butler. Other meets will have the locals at Duquesne on February 10 and at Turtle Creek on February 16. Vandergrift comes here February 17 and Clairton on Febraury 21. P a r a m o u n t s Capture 21st Game of Year Traveling to Jeannette Sunday afternoon, the Paramount cagers defeated Fort Pitt Raiders by a score of 46-33. After trailing the first half by a score o£ 19-16, the theatre boys came ceded by preliminary at o'clock between the Paramounts and Scottdale Clover Farm team. Saturday night the Caseys and Overholt All Stars begin a series, first game of which will be played at the Scottdale Armory, Cenfer Volley Team Beswell Topples 7:30 \ back strong in the second half to win. It was the 21st victory of the season for the Paramounts. Tonight the Paramount will meet Scottdale Clover Farm at State Armory,, the game to start at 7:30. At 8:30 the Casey Club will meet the highly touted Jeannettn Merchants. The line-up: Paramonnts Bows io Greensburg Meyersdaie Team In Somerset Loop A determined Center volleyball j team made things tough for a more j experienced Greensburg Y at that j Boswell High moved a step nearer place Thursday, scores being 15-11, the championship of Class A in the 15-13, 15-11. The local "green and | Somerset County Basketball League gold flashes, displayed some brilliant | with a 28 to 17 victory over Meyersdale, its sixth straight in circuit competition. The losers, playing at home, were outclassed all of the way. Somerset continued to-press for the lead by taking the measure of Berlin, 43 to 18, while Conemaugh Township turned in a surprise 21-20 victory over Windber to give the Coaltowners their ninth straight setback. With 56 seconds left to play and Windber leading, 20-19, Maslanka of Conemaugh was fouled and missed his shot but Hebda leaped into' the air and tipped the ball into the basket for two points and the game. Shade Township was hard pressed lo win over Stonycreek Township, 18 to N, as Sloyestown toppled Garrett, 22 to 18, and Hooversville whipped Friedcns, 30 to 14. teamwork despite the fact they came out on the short end o£ the scores. The next opponent on the local volley schedule will be Washington and Jefferson College freshmen. The line-ups: Recreation Center -- Hyatt, T. Shaw, -Alesentrino, DeBolt, Thome and Miskinis. Greensburg Y. M. C. A.--R. Harrold, Doc. Avey, O. C. Harrold, Morrie, Evans and Rodenberger. Heferee--Kicbl. Gomez Acepts Terms. Vernon (Let'ty) Gomez has signed his contract for 1939 from the New York Yankees. Goofey who won 18 and lost 11 last year is believed to be getting $20,000. Dunbar ,, Rostraver ..._ West Newton South Huntingdon ..... Sewickley Perryopolis Fayette City Belle Vernon Pet. .857 .857 .857 .571 .143 .000 Altoona Beais Jaivns. Al'.oona High ran roughshod over Johnstown High to take a 27 to 17 decision in an exhibition cage scrap. even 200. Of these, 24 were home Mt. Pleasant . - . . , , . | t h e Sockets defeated t h e Kilowatts In Duckpin Series in the ° dd g" me whii ^««Fuses took ' | over the Bowling on the West Penn alleys, the Blue won the odd game from the Yellow and the Red made it two jut of three from the Green in the 5 iris Rainbow Duckpin League. | over the Plugs m the odd game in ihe West Penn Girls Duckpin League. West Newton Wins. West Newton toppled Elizabeth, 41 lo 38, in an exhibition tilt Friday. runs, 35 were doubles and four triples; enabling him to finish second to Williams in total bases with 315. Other leaders: Most doubles--Malin McCulloch, St. Paul, 41. Most triples--Ben McCoy, Toledo, 16. Most sacrifice hits--John Strum, Louisville, 17. Most times at bat--Chester Wilburn, Toledo, 658. Most stolen bases--Lynn King, Columbus, 30. The Toledo Mudhens captured team baiting honors. They had a .288 batting average ;:nd led the association in number of runs (8D3), hits (1,544), doubles (264), triples (85), and men left on bases (1,235). Minneapolis, runner-up to Toledo with a batting average of .285, led in total bases with 2,311. Milwaukee was third in batting with a .282 average, but led in number of home runs 163. Kansas City was fourth in batting with a .277 average, Indianapolis fifth .275. St". Paul sixth .273, Columbus seventh .272 and Louisville last .271. Named Butler Manager. Thomas G. Kain, minor league pitcher from Nashville, Tenn., has been named manager of the Butler Yankees oC the Pcnn Stale Association for 1938. Games Tuesday. Belle Vernon at Fayette City. Perryopolis at Rostraver. South Huntingdon at Sewickley. West Newton at Dunbar. Boswell Matters Lose. Boswell High lost a 34 lo 8 decision to Blairsville in a wrestling match, winning only one bout. Testa, f 4 Conway, f _. _ 0 Stipa, f 1 McMullen, c ,, _ . 7 Brown, c _ . . 2 Kline, g _ 2 Robinson, g 3 Blasey, g 1 ' Totals ... Fort Pitt Kloski, f . Hopkir.s. f . Brion, f Stewart, c Ernette, g Baker, g Brown, g . . Eretta, g Totals _ : 15 F. Pts. 2 ._ 3 . 2 2 . 0 8 1 2 16 4 e; 6 3 46 Pis. 10 4 0 2 0 33 South Huntingdon Boivs. Ligonier took a 28 to 26 decision over South Huntingdon in a hectic floor scrap Friday night. California Cuts Levy. California council reduced its tax levy for 1930 from 18 to 16 mills in fixing the budget at $17,999.35. Art Shires Bobs Up. Art (The Great) Shires, who succeeded Babe Ruth as "the bad boy of baseball," said that baseball needs Ruth as badly as wrestling needs Shires. The majors should hire Babe as an ambassador of good will, touring minor league cities and restoring the game to its position as the national pastime, Shires said. Dartball Games. Games tor-'ght in the City Church Dartball Ltague find Baptists at Trinity Lutherans, Evangelicals at Christians and German Lutherans at First M. E. while tomorrow the Pres- · byterians are at First M. E. Ligonier SECTION 13 Standing of the Clubs. W L ' 6 Derry Borough ------- ......... 4 Hurst ............................. .. ......... 4 Youngwood ............ ________ 3 East Huntingdon - 1 Derry Township 0 Pet. 1.000 .667 .667 .500 .333 .167 .167 Games Tuesday. Ligonier at Derry Township. Derry at East Huntingdon. Mount Pleasant at Youngwood..: COLLEGE OFFICIALS' UNSPORTSMANSHIP IS ATTACKED BY WIEMAN By United Press. WEST CHESTER, Pa., Jan. 28.-Ellon E. (Ted) Wieman, Princeton University football coach, censured the ; 'unsportsmanship" of college officials in criticizing the intercollegiate gridiron game. "One college president has the audacity to write a series of magazine articles on the commercialism of college athletes," Wieman said," and then proceed to peddle them to the highest bidder. "1 am not blind to the fact that some objectionable features stud the collegiate athletic structure but I am most emphatic in stating that most of the college athletic program, including the much maligned sport of football, is on a strictly amateur basis." Wieman addressed the annual all- .sports dinner ut West Chester State I Teachers' College. HERE IT IS, FOLKS! Something Really New in the Automobile Service Field D AUTO SERVICE cash save 5 o On and after February 1st we will give you a discount of 5% on all your cash purchases of Labor, Parts, Gas and Accessories. Look What This Will Save You on a Few of Our Specials Listed Below-6 gal. 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