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February 16, 1939

The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 8

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EIGHT TTT 1 : DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVILLE, PA THURSDAY, FEBRUARY Ib, Wtt Basketball THE Basketball PAROCHIALS ANNEX FIRST LEAGUE GAME QPORTORIALc: *s By JOHN H WHOR1C, Sports Ed-tor VX TACKLES, LANDS CARP THEN TREES FISH C A Encimei of Pittsburgh relates the following article in the Pi nnsyl- tann Angles ' Williarr Baltik, a young high school lid who played football for the Mount Pleasant High School, and resides at Resei\oir street, in Mount Pleasant, uas swimming at the Biidgeport Dam in Mount Pleasant. H' dived into the water and collided uith one of its finny inhabitants Mr Balak stiucfc out for Mr Fish and tackled hin, with Mr Fish diving for the bottom and trjmg to score a ^ouch-down for the nome team. But Mr Balak also -\ anted to score a touchdown he stiff-armed him and caught him under the gill After a furious struggle, Balak, being a husky iootball player scored a touchdown, by coming up w th a loige size carp, fumlj gripped under the gill. After the carp was measured and ·weighed (31 inches long, weight lev- pounds) he was returned to the watei to be lured by a more gentle fisher- ma* 1 with an appetizing doughball, insleid of be.ng tackled by a rugged bruising football player" , PRO GRID RULE CHAN'GES j Rules committee of the National Professs onal Football League, meeting in Chicago, partially adopted the new college foiwaid pass regulation and endorsed a measure designed to prevent "ttaiy "injuries" in the closing seconds of play. The six recommendations are. 1. Ineligible pass leceivers touching a p-ss at or behind the line of scrimmage shall result in the loss of down and 15 yards from the point of the previous down 2. A pass striking ai ineligible player beyond the line of scummage shall result m loss of ball at the point of the previous down 3. The referee shall permit only one additional time out for injuries in the last two minutes of the second half without penalty 4 Ineligible receivers must remain on the line of scrimmage until a pass has been thrown. Violation shall cause 15-ard penalty, and loss of down from point of previous down 5. A kickofT, touched by a member ot the receiving team, which then rolls out of bound, shall be put m play 15 yards in from the spot where it crossed the sideline. 6. On a kickoff, the mound for a ball shall not exceed three inches in height. Orplieum Lassies Trip Star Junction The Orpheum lassies defeated Star Junction quintet by a 23-19 score. DeBolt led the winners with 10 points. The summary: Orpheum G. F. Pts. DeBolt, f 4 2 10 Hull], f - 0 0 0 Jaynes, f 1 0 2 Meckes, e . _ 3 1 7 Herman, g 2 0 4 Ridgewjy, g . 0 0 0 Totals . 10 3 23 Star Junction G, F. Pts. Sedlock, f . ,, ,, 1 0 2 Kromer, f -- 4 0 Hzipla, c 0 0 Moms, c _ 0 0 Buchana, g 2 1 Pike, g - .- 2 0 BITS HEKE AND THERE Take it from BiU Chandler of Marquette University, president of the National Basketball Coaches Association, that players who need improvement most are ones who im- piove most during a season; senior athletes rarely improve while sophomores and juniors are ambitious fellows; the lad who exhibits the best marksmanship in practice is rarely the one who is best in a game, the real competitor is the boy who knows the least ditcrer.ce between his practice and game performance, a team is at its worst in practice after a victoiy and at its best after a defeat, and a properly conditioned squad will gam weight during a season . Yourg Billy Conn has matched into the ranks of the light heavyweights and when thiee more years of beefsteak and potatoes have put heft on his bones you arc likely to see him fighting for Joe Lou.s' heavyweight title, opines Ha'ry Fciguson, United Piess sports editoi . . Henry McLemo e, Today's Sports Pciuider, comments* "It is gratifying to lexrn that the diive to finarce the 1940 Ameiican Olympic team is coming along so well Wonder if the budget includes champagne for girl swimmers and headache powders for officials'* . Blackhead, a common disease of domestic poultry, has been discov ered in wild sage grouse by the Utah cooperative wildlife re- scaicn, dernonstrat.on and management unit supported by the American WiMhfe Institute. The disease attacks the intestines and liver of poultry The heads of diseased buds often become so dark colored as to be practically black, hence the common name for the ailment . . . The problems of recruiting and subsidizing will not be settled duimg the next century, according to Jock Sutherland \\ho has some football worries at the moment at Pitt. "If we are all living in 2049, we would be still faced with the same problem And this problem is--youve got to have good football players to win big garne c " The silent Scot--who has teen doing quite a great _fieal of talking of late--said that the- 1938 eleven wll be the last top-flight team at Pittsburgh for an "indefinite period" . . . Women gymnastics have been dropped from the 1940 Olympic program at Finland f Eddie McCloskev of Johnstown, former mayor there, said as the new personnel of the State Athletic Commission was announced (he was one of three removed)- "Boxing is 91 per cent on the level but westbng is the oppose. Tnat is not the fault of the wrestlers but due to a com- merciahred box office" SCOT CAGERS 'CONQUERORS OF L A T R O B E Greensburg, Section 9 Leader, Appears at Mill Town Tomorrow. HOT CONTEST ANTICIPATED Scottdale High ran up a large score Tuesdav night over Latrobe in a Section 9 contest to record its fifth triumph in Section 9 against fve defeats. The final score was 38-16 The Miller* started their at'ack oar] and led at the end of the fi^st period by a 12-1 coun f Ross a id I Akors paced the victorious assault, I scoring 13 points eacV Fndny night Scottdale meets Giecnsbunr sectional lender, at Scottdale Amorv and a victory for the Wcstmorclind count} centers will pncticilly insure them the sectional title Tho line-ups Scottdale Zcarlej, f Ross, f Akers c Har r is 3 J Rinc'oJph, g Lockard, f Totals Latrobe Campbell f Fyalko\vsky, f -McGuire, c Giobbi, g _ Ballanljne, g McCallen, f _ . Pagnanclli f Cologrande, g G 2 G 4 , 2 0 r. o i 5 0 0 2 iGirl Champions Here Friday Night G - -- 1 - ._ 0 0 1 1 0 1 --_ 1 8 38 F Pts 0 2 0 0 The Westmghouse girls team o£ Cast Pittsburgh, independent champions of Pennsylvania, xvill plaj Recreation Center Shimrocks at i State Armory at 9 o'clock Friday n ght The peisonncl of the AA chami ions AMA of AAU, reading left to right Delia Cizauc vus, forward Wi'ma Lcax guaid, Mary Bradicy, forwaid, E^hcl Gaydos, for- ward, Millie Gaydos, forward, Helen Hirko, guard, Nellie Blasik, guard, June Shenefelt, center; Frances Belusar, guard, Edythe Forsythe, guaid, and Stella Grimes, center. Totals Scoring by quarters- Scottdale 12 Lltrobe - 3 Referee--John 6 18 11 10--38 4 4--16 Totals -- 9 Score by quarters: OrpHeum 10 6 2 5--23 Star Junction _ 4 4 4 7--19 Referee--BanKo Center Tripped By Greensburg In Volley Game Gieensburg Y M C A -volleyball team captured two out of three matches from Comel^-ille Recreation Center at State Armory Tuesday evening by scores of 15-11, 7-15, 15-8. The locals _ defense failed to click in the final "game after making a splendid showing in the first two matches The line-ups: Greensburg--Smith, O. C Harrold, Evans, Sterrett, Moore and R Harrold. Center -- Cole, DeBolt, Hyatt, Thorne, Shaw, Miskmis, T Alesen trino and Caretti Referee--Phil DeBolt Linesman--Gene Floto Grid Drills Limited. Pacific Coast Conference has decided to limit spring football practice to 30 sessions Never Misses Concert. Tommy Henrich, New York Yankee outfielder and an accomplished pianist, never misses a Carnegie Hall concert when the club is in New York. OVERHOLT AGAIN TOPPLES KAUFMANS BY FIVE POINTS w. P. I. A. L. GAGE SUMMARIES SECTION FOUR Standing of the Club 1 ;. w r, 9 0 - 7 1 4 4 3 5 2 6 0 9 Charleroi Monessen Brownsville Donora Monongahela CaLforna Pet 1 000 875 .500 375 250 000 To Latrobe lor Final League Clash on Road The Coker basketball quintet winds up its a\\ ay-from-home schedule Fri- dav night in an engagement at Latrobe Having cspenenced its most dis- astricUa season since Skipper William E Dolde tooic over the coaching job i more than a decade ago, the Orange and Block is still hopeful of annexing at least one victory before ringing Games FritHy. Donora at Brownsville. Monesen at Monongahela SECTION NINE Standing of the Clubs Greensburg Johnstown Norw n Scottdule Latrobe Jeannette Connellsville W. -_ 9 . 9 8 5 .. 2 3 0 L. 1 2 2 5 10 Pet. .900 .818 800 500 200 .273 000 aoun the curtain nc\t Tuesdav at the High School gym The fact that Latiobe copped a 31-30 victor} in a game played here the first ha'f sho%vb that the teams are evenly matched and a great battle is anticipated The Cokcrs close the W. P I A L season rext Tuesday v.hen Scottdale High plajs here State National Guard Champions Wi Howitzers Here Friday Games Friday. Greensburg at Scottdale Norwm at Johnstown. Connelisville at Latrobe SECTION 15 Standing of the Clubs. Redstone W. Pet. 11 1 .917 North Belle Vernon . 9 2 .818 German - . _ ,, 7 4 .636 Bentleyville . _.. , G 5 .545 Centerville . . 5 6 .455 East Bethlehem 4 7 .364 Ellsworth _ _ _ 4 8 .333 East Pike Run 1 11 083 Company K, 112th Infantry, Bradford, National Guard basketball champions of PennsyU ama, will meet Howitzer Company at the j Armory Fr daj night, preceding the Westinghouse-Shimrock girls game The National Gua r d battle was or.girally billed as a preliminary but the game has aroused so much interest and the champions arc such an outitindmg attraction that the first game has been set back to 7 45 o clock and both encounters featured The Bradford quintet has won 23 garres this season while tasting defeat but five times The team is captained by "Skyscraper" Sculley, six- foot-four guard, who weighs 194 pounds. Sculley, who played for Long Island University in 1937, has scored 350 points in 20 games for Company K this season "Bitsy" Bizzaro and Buck Weldy are the Games Tonight. Bedstone at North Belle Vernon. East Bethlehem at Centerville. SECTION 17 Overholt basketball quintet added to its long string of victoues another decision ovpr the Kaufman five of Umontown Wednesday night at Scottdale Armory by a score of 43-38. The score itself does not clearly indicate the superionty o£ the Overholt club The visiting count seaters nevei had a look-in, tiailirg the distillers by. more than five points practically the entire game Cartwright and McComuck were the mam pomt-getteis foi the victors, accounting for 13 and 11 counteis resr^c^iely Ed Spotovich kept the Umoniovvn aggiegation from being hopelessly outclassed by tallying 14 points In the pielimmarj, Ov eiholl Lassies rook a l~cmg fiom the Smock gills The scoie was 42-8 The buminaneii. Overholt G F. Pts Joe Tullej, f - - 4 0 8 Brooks, f - -. -- 0 0 0 Cartwnght, f . 4 5 13 Hart, c . - 3 1 7 McCormick, g 4 3 1 1 Foltz, e -~ - - ... 1 2 _ 4 Totals 16 11 43 Non-scoring substitute--Brooks Mclntjre, c Ruff, g . Maher, g Harris, g Radv ansky, g Totals 14 10 38 Non-scoring substitute--Maher Score by quarteis Overholt 12 13 8 10--43 Kaufmanns . 6 10 8 14--38 Ref u ee--Gordon Umpire--Palmei Standing of the Clubs. W. L. Pet West Newton .. 11 1 .917 Dunbar - _ _ . 9 3 .750 Rostravel _. D 3 .750 South Huntingdon _ 7 5 .583 i Sewickley . . . _ 5 7 .417 IPenyopolis _ _ .. 5 7 .417 | Fayette City . , _ 3 9 250 Kaufmanns Spo ovich, f M nart, f _ o, f - G. F. Pis -- 5 4 14 _ 1 0 2 _. 0 2 2 Ovcrliolt Lassies Desmone, f Lardin, f . . Guldenshuh, c. -.. Boye", g Bai^d, g -- Totals . 4 0 8 Non-scoring substitutes--Chapman, Humphreys, Huff, S. Martin. Smock Girls G F. Pts. H Rusnock f 9 0 18 Patteison, f . 8 2 18 Dulhnger, c 1 0 2 Bargholomen, c ,, _ 1 0 2 | L Husnock, g ,, _ i o 2 j L Peskie, g . 0 0 0 Totals 20 2 42 Score by quarters Overholt Lassies 2 2 2 2-- 8 Smock Girls 13 11 14 4--43 Hefeiee--Palmei. Belle Vernon . 0 12 000 Games Friday. Fayette City at Rostiaver. Belle Verron at Sewicfcley. Perryopohs at West Newton Dunbai at South Huntingdon SECTION 13 Tuesday Nights Results Against Cola Showers. Jack Lovelock, New Zealand's Olympic. 1500-meter champion who nr - is practicing medicine, condemns cold showers before breakfast for athletes Mount Pleasant 38, Ligomer 35. Hurst 33, Derry Township 27 Youngwood 33, East Huntingdon Standing of the Clubs Ligonier Derry Borough Mount Pleasant Hurst Youngwood Derry Township East Huntingdon W. . 9 . _ 7 6 _ . _ 5 5 ... 3 1 L. 2 3 4 5 6 7 9 Pet 818 700 600 500 455 .300 100 · Games Friday. Derry at Ligomer Mount Pleasant at Derry Tvvp. Hurst at East Huntingdon 10,000 MiLE TREAD GUARANTEE! Recapped Tires At One-Half the Cost of New Tires. Let Us Tell You About It! Opperrnann's Supreme Service Opi. Wc-t Penn Terminal. rhoiic 1252. forwards. Weldj has averaged 15 points a game this season. Bizzaro ·was a foimer stai at Massanutten Acaderry. Mike Plai^o is a six-foot- two center, v hile ' Geneia ' Grant Shannon and Francis Biagg are too stalw.irt guards Par amounts Spill Gammas The Paramount quintet defeated the Phi Gamma Delta five at W. J Wednesday night by a score of 54-45 Blasey topped the Yough City scorers with 14 points but n- div dual scoring honors went to Alexander star forward of the college fraternity. Tonight the Paramount^ meet Spears A C. quintet at Monessen. The line-ups Paramount Brown, f -Stipa, f McMullen, c Kline, g Blasey, g Conv ay, f Marcondi, g Testa, g - . Totals Phi Gamma Alexander, f McKmght, £ Perkins, c ... Castetter, g McDowell, g Dunlap, g 13 45 Totals - _ . . Score by quarters Paramount 15 10 14 15--54 Phi Gamma 14 8 11 12--45 Heferee--Skokus. Umpire--Reese. MAPLETOWN IS DEFEATED BY 10 POINTS Owl Five O u t p l a y s Greene Countians in Three Quarters. DAVIN, PORTER, SI DOW IN FORM Immaculate Conception H i g h basketeeis cam£ through with their initial victory m the Fayette-Greene League by taking the measure ot Mapletown (Monongahela Township) of Gieene county by a score of 47 to 37 at State Armory Wednesday night The Owls went in front at the beginning of the contest and stayed there Most of the scoring was done by Davm, forward, Porter, center, and Sidow, guard, who accounted for 40 points Mapletown put up a determined resistance that kept Coach Earl Trump's proteges from making it a runaway victory However the _invaders were unable to show a consistent attack except in the second period when they outscored the locals 11 to 8 By winning the Owls tied for the cellar position with Mapletown. Both teams have won one while losing eight The line-ups I. C. H. S. G. F. Pts. Orbm, f. 2 1 5 Davin, f 6 2 14 Porter, c 4 3 11 Sidow, g 6 3 15 F. Pts. Christopher, g TM_0 2 2 Totals i _ _ . 18 11 47 Non-scoring substitutes--Hartman, Scaccchi, Galiardi, Alt, Brady and Hoye Mapl clown Olear, t _ - Eberhart, f Kubick, c Gapen, g N. Glaspie, g Flenniken, f Williamson, f W Glaspie, g Sichko, g -Van Stickle, g 2 Totals - _._ 15 7 C7 Non-scoring substitutes -- Hebick, Meese, Centrich, Kridle. Scoring by quarters- I C H. S ____ 13 8 16 10--47 Mapletown . _ 6 11 11 9 -- 37 Heferee -- Zoretic. r LEAGUE Despite the "phenomenal" bowling ability shown by "Jimmy" Dnscoll who averaged 168 for three games, West Viigini lost the odd game to Duke uhile Tech won two out of three from Pitt in games rolled in the Kiwams League at the Masonic alleys. Standing of the clubs W. Duke . 6 Pitt 9 W. Va. ~ 7 Tech _ . 7 L. 9 6 10 Pc«. .600 .600 .466 .350 BEER of the year? Perfected and Quality- Certified by Brewers of OLD SHAY ALE 4?m*Lt)OJK 011 Back of Label! No Foreign Malt or Hops in Old Shay Brewed cxclusivel} with best-grade American -grown grain and hops. 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