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PAGE TBN- THE DAILY COURIER, CONNEL,LSV1L.LE, PA. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 1038. Basketball Basketball Sportorials By JOHN H. WHOB1C Sports Editor SEEKS STATE REGULATION OF P. I. A. A. SPORTS Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association's board of control was to convene in Harrisburg today for its February meeting and repercussions were expected from the suggestion of Dr. Isaac Miles Wright, Allentown educator, that the State Department of Public Instruction absorb the P. I. A. A. Dr. Wright contended the association now under school officials authority had "reached the limit of its development" although "it has done a remarkable piece of work" in bringing "system out of chaos" in organizing State athletics. Dr. Wright's bombshell, voiced before the State School Directors' Association last week, declared "petty politics will be done away with" and COKER SWIMMERS BEAT CLAIRTON WOODRUFF IS 'BOXED', LAST IN MILLROSE Connellsville Olympic Champion Makes Inglorious Showing. CHUCK BEETHAM WINS 880 RACE By HENRY SUPER United Press Staff Writer. NEW YORK. Feb. 7.--Charley Bcctham, former Ohio State stai. the program "will be in the hands o f ! TM n "'"|: m . Ac col ° r: ?, £ men %vitb the proper vision and the highest ideals." The Allentown director, referring to school playoffs, said "it seems to me tha_t the contestants in the games received little if any consideration from the organizations running the championships. The P. I. A. A. seemed to have only one motive in . mind, mainly to collect sufficient money to pay its expenses for the yea^r. We always carried our full band and list of players to the number of 125 for each game and in return we received from the P. I. A. A. expenses for only some 13 men (to playoffs). Jt was only the selfishness of the management of the P. I. A. A. that would have devised such a system ... It seems to me that If. the P; T. A. "A. needs money to maintain its system it should come from dues paid by the members of the association and not by sacrificing our schoolboy athletes." Action to slow up high school basketball, recommended by the State school directors and the Lan- c'aster county school directors, w to be discussed while the question of Sharnokin High's status will be cleared, the school having been found to have violated eligibility rules. York and Kingston arc under suspension. While we share the view of the Allentown educator that the P. I. A. A. has been guilty of mistakes, we disagree that greater strides can be made under State supervision, especially the argument that "petty politics" would be eliminated when the bureau itself comes under the heading of "plums" for the party in control. Officials governing the association »rc in constant touch with athletic activities and the accomplishments to date tell the story of whether Ihe program is in the hands of men vith "proper vision and the highest ideals." More can be done, we grant, but the I. I. A. A. has become a fixture only because it has carefully weighed and studied every problem before taking definite action as it has sought to avoid mistakes. But those who comprise the league are human beings and there is an adage "too err is human." That there have been mistakes in the past is proof that efforts have been made to place the league on a higher plane. Too, there's no guarantee that a State bureau, itself comprised of humans, will not likewise continue fo make errors. BITS HEUE ANT) THERE Georges, unbeaten in Section 14 spilled Point Marion, 21-18, but not until some fisticuffing was injected into the fray. McClain, Rbdstonc guard, needed a clamp to close a bac cut over his eye as Republic lost to South Union, 22-19 . . . Game Commission announced it would not enroll additional students at its training school near Brookville, Jefferson county, because 25 members of the present graduating class March 15 "will be sufficient to fill all vacancies this year in the game protection personnel" . . . Success ot modern day football teams depends more on the team's mental attitude than upon its ability to play, declares Joel. Sutherland, Pitt grid coach. "Some ot the best players I've ever coached were men green to football until they played in college, but players who had spirit," he said. Relaxation is a big help to a club preparing for a hard game . . . Ramsay High has won seven wrestling matches in a row. West Newton goes to Moun Pleasant Tuesday afternoon at ' o'clock and Tom Copeland's boys wil be out to make it No. 8 ... State Commissioner of Fisheries C. A French said the commission "is no advocating an increase in the fishing license." The board, he added, woult not be in favor of such a move, even if pressed by sportsmen, unless the increase was used solely for acquiring and creating additional fishing waters . . . You and I'll form a basketball team tomorrow, play two games, win them and then start issuing championship challenges. Some people have notions like that You own a gun? What uould a smart lawyer ask of a jury it It, duly licensed and registered In your name was found at the scene of a murder? You might have quite a job convincing a jury that the gun had been str'.en from your home. This Is one of the bad features of the firearms licensing bill in Congress. You should let your congressman Itnon you want the measure defeated. 1 Is asinine to even piesume that Uangsters can-be stopped Irom pos- itssiris weapons by such a law Stella Walsh, Olympic track star, plans to retire after 1940. Why Not Try our classified columns wnen you want aomcthioc? Results follow. Cage Star Ruled Out Curb Exchange, won the halt-mile run at the Millrose Games in Aladi- on Square Garden Sa urday night, iut his victory was ovei^hadowed by he inglorious showing of John VoodrufT, Olympic champion from Jnivcrsity of Pittsburgh, who flushed a stunning last. The crowd of 16,000 gasped as the ong-stridmg Negro was jockeyed out f the lead and gradually fell back o far that he brought up in the rear, ix men crossing the finish line ahead if him. Beetham, who look the lead on the ast lap of the 5 1-2 lap race, was locked in 1:58.8, beating out Eddie Srown, New York A. C. Lou Burns, Manhattan, was third. Woodruff took the lead at the gun id looked like an easy winner. Going into the third lap he was ockeyed out of the lead by Mclvernc Trutt, Indiana, and Brown. By the end of the third lap WoodrufT hud 'alien to third place and at the end f the four laps he was sixth. Meanwhile, Burns, Brown and Beetham waged a savage battle for he lead, Beetham slamming out in 'rent going into the straight-awpy at :hc sta'rt of the final lap and incrcas- ng his lead of five yards by the time he hit the tape. Woodruff, noted for his weakness at getting back tho lead once he is arnmed out, tried time and again to Hill up from the outside but always ic was boxed. Those extra efforts cost him considerable energy and he was unable to match the leaders' swift pace. Tarentum To Meet Casey Club at Armory Tonight The Casey Club will attempt to add 'mother scalp to its great winning record tonight when it tackles the strong PittsbuiRh Plnte Glass Company quintet o£ Tarentum at State Armory in the second half of a bar- gnm attraction. PitUbmgh Pl.itc Glass has been .raveling at a fine clip all season, boasting on its roster Palewski who worked almost to perfection during us college days at Colorado U. This Paramount Juniors Lose to Allegheny "Y" Prep Basketball Five The Paramount Juniors went down to a 4l-r;4 defeat before a fast and rangy Allegheny "Y" Prep quintet at Allegheny Y. M. C. A. in Piltsburgh Saturday. Tho "Smoky City" outfit piled up a big lead in the first half that the local dribblers were unable to overcome. The setback was the fourth in 23 starts for the Paramount team. Ixtulo Boudrcau Captain and star forward of the University of Illinois basketball team, Loulo Boudrcau. above, has been ruled out ot Biff Ten athletics following disclosure that he was being paid money In tho form of a loon by the Cleveland baseball club for first call on hla baseball services Merely a verbal agreement on Boudrcau'a part, signifying Intention of professionalism and the acceptance of money, even If mac'o In the nature of n loan. Is In violation of the amateur eligibility code of the Western conference. Both the Cleveland club spokesman and Boudrcau made no dental of the payments, said to have been monthly checks of about 5100 each, but Boudrcau ;ald he did not think It v.as in viol itlon of amateur rules. --Central Pr«i Section 10 Lead Taken by Rails As Dunbar Loafs Youngwood moved into first plnco in Section 10 by taking the measure of Ligomcr, 51 to 25, uhile Dunbar Township, herctofoic deadlocked with it, idled and permitled Dcrry Township to tic for s**cond rxv.iiton as the Larry Sullivan Ixiys suillcd East Huntingdon Township, 42 to 16. and Shamrocks Lose First Cage Game To Hazel Atlas The Reel cation Center Shamiocks bst their first game ot the season Saturday night when they bowed to Ihe Ha?el-Atlas girl's quintet at Washington, fa . 41 to 28. Tiie win- boy alone will be worth the price ot admission. Tarentum has built a nifty combination that will make the locals hustle. The Casey team has loit but once this year, dropping a decision to the Charleroi Collins, victims of the Wcstinghouse Airbrcaks by four points. In the other end of the doubleheader, Ihe Recreation Center Shamrocks will tackle the brilliant Gold- cnson Vanities of Pittsburgh. Vanities P/ay Shamrock Girl Cagers Tonight The famous Goldenson Vanities girls basketball team will play the Shamrocks at the Armoiy tonight the game starting promptly at 7.30 o'clock. The Pittsburgh quintet will ners presented a high scoring offense feature Mane De May, one of the that the Shamrocks were powerless to stop. McKahn ar.d Helen Gray, two tall sharpshooters, paced the Hazel-Atlas girK. "Flo" Phillips and "Scooter" Scott were high scorers for the locals. The hnc-up Hazel-Atlas G. Devcnncy, f 4 Lawrence, f ._ 4 Gray, c 4 Clark, g o McKahn, g __. 5 Guadagki, g . . _ _ 1 Markov ich, g 1 speediest forwards in girl's ranks with the icst of the team made up of the best feminine passers in the Smoky City. The Vanities ha\ c always proved a big attraction when appearing on local courts. They are proud of their F". I'ts. record of having never lost a game 9 ' in Connellsville and will be intent 8 on preserving this when they clash 9 i with the peppery Shamrocks. The 0 i local colleens, are just as determined 11 to break the Vanities' jinx nnd are 2 I going into the game determined to Totals Shamrocks Rowe, f Phillips, f ,, Tulley, c _. Scott, g Seese, g Clark, g _ 19 G. 4 . 1 - 2 0 3 3 -U K. Pis. 0 0 1 3 0 0 2 i upset the dope and grab oft a major victory over their highly touted opponents. The Pittsburghers played the Maloney Girls in Canton, Ohio 4 Sunday while the Shamrocks 1 (dropped a hard fought game to the Hazel-Atlas gnls team at Wishing- Hurst knocked ofr Derry woth a 3D to 21 count. Borough through to the season, F. Pts. Wendell Stone came play his finest game of diopping five doublcdcckcrs through the hoop. Sirockis and Hollins played a big part in the "Y" team's lineup, having 20 points between them. The Pittsburgh quintet will come here on February 18 in a preliminary to a Wcstinghouse contest. The Lne-up: Paramount Conway, I . Stone, f Hoover, c Kline, g Furtney, g Robinson, g _. Totals Non-scoring Jones, Lopes. Allegheny Nichols, f . _. Hollins, £ ._. Smith, c . . Sirockis, g Stagerwald, g Graham, g G. 2 -- 51 3 1 ... 1 13 substitutes--Wagner, G. .3 . 3 . 2 1 __ 3 _ 1 . 177 F. Pis. 41 Totals Non-scoring substitutes -- Lasher, Makris, Eck, Ciricco, Wilkins. Score by quarters: Paramount 7 .9 IB Allegheny 11 12 7 Referee--Sloanc. Umpire--Wiltman. S--31 8--41 Mountaineers Play Georgetown Tonight PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 7.--Tho most active week of the Eastern Basketball Conference campaign starts tonight when West Virginia engages Georgetown at Washington. Temple meets Penn State at Slate College on Tuesday, then stacks up against Pittsburgh at Pittsburgh the following night. Georgetown, which scored a win over Pitt in its previous visit to Pittsburgh, tackles Carnegie Tech in the latter's gym on Friday, while the week closes with Pcnn Slate at Piltsbuixh and Geoigetown :\t West Virginia, both Saturday niuht jjames, ttu* Earnit $350 a Second. LONDON, Feb. 7.--A dot; which was bought lor $10,000, Ballyheii- nesby Sandhills, won for his ownei, Mrs. Ccarns, of Wimbledon, $10,000 in 29.39 seconds. The dog won that sura in the event. For White c\cry City SOO-yard «ird he ran he camcd S20. ot $350 a second Youngwood Is host to Dcrry Township Tuesday m.iht n what w.ll be one of the biggest scraps of the section. The hnc-ups: Hurst G. Dolan, f 1 Kantonk, f _ *» Vikartosky, c 3 Phfiognoi, g _ - 3 Baluk, g . 3 Totals 15 Dcrry Bornuch G. E. WIngard, f . h Bucci, f 0 Walters, c :, Kcough, g 1 Stiftlcr, g 0 9 Y. n o o l o Pis. o 11 G n 7 39 Pts. 12 Totals - Referee--Spodaro. DUNBAR LEAGUE TO OPEN SECOND HALF TONIGHT ton. Pa., Saturday night. Tonight's game will be played boy's rules and the largest crowd ol the season for independent basketball is anticipated. The Casey Club will play tho Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company team of Tarcn'um following the girl's game, thus providing a doublchcader of two fraturc games. The probable Imc-ups: Vanities WEST1NGHOUSE FIVE TRIUMPHS AT WASHINGTON The Westinghouse basketeers, ploy- ing Saturday night at Washington, Pa , before 700 fans, came through with a 58 to -11 decision over Haiel- Atlas No. 2 in a great floor scrap. The H-A, champions of the Industrial League there, set the pace at the start of the game, but once the locals began to click things started to hum. The line-up: Wcstlnchoiise--58 W. Miller, F Zimmerman, F -F. Miller, C --_. Jones, G Ruff, G . F. Cartwright, F A. Hart, G - - . Totals H-A No. 2--11 Houston, F Wardlc, F . Roberts, C Ollmgcr, G Johnson, G -- Fidclman, Franks, G Totals 18 5 41 FIRST PLACE TAKEN IN ALL RACE EVENTS Losers Given Diving Meet; Visitors' Star Defeated Twice. AT DUQUESNE POOL FRIDAY Ramblers and Gaels K. C. League Winners Bowling on the West Pcnn alleys, the Gaels won the odd game from lhc Rams and the Hamblcis took three straights from the Dukes in the Knights of Columbus Duckpin League. The scores: ! DC Ma y The second half of the Dunbar I N c v c l d WPA Rcuealion Center Basketball i Bronccki Le.iguc v.111 open tonight with two 11 , n , r new entries--Morrell and St. Rita-making six contender 1 -'. The first hnlf found the Bowmans walking o(I with the laurels by a close margin, tho DeMarco five being a close second. Dunbar senior team goes to Scott- dnlc Tuesday night to play at the Armory there. Totals Score by periods: Hurst - Dcrry Borough Referee--Lynch. Dcrry Township Johnson, I Torrcro, I Walbaum, c Durd, g ._ Stahl, g _ Neigoot, g . Bilomch, g _ . . . Gulus, g . Tottilb K. Huntingdon Bales, i __ Thorn, f Petro, c . . Prccosky, g --__ . Clausncr, g Totals . Scotc by periods: Dcrry Township East Huntingdon Referee--Travis. 10 ROCKWOOD TOPPLES SHADE BASKETEERS Rockwood took .\ 24 to 16 decision 0 | over Slindc Township at the fotmcr's tloor while the Junior Varsity won, 29 to 17, over the Hoovcisville Jny- vees. Knedens (Somerset Township 21 High) moved a step nearer the Class D 12 a o 3--39 3--21 ..-1 _ 1 -- 3 .. 3 4 . G 0 0 G. r. o 0 1 3 0 0 1 1 18 G. 0 . 2 7 9 R 12 1 1 42 Pis. 1 5 a i i S 16 10 Jl 2 20--12 2 a 10 i--ic Casey Club Issues Series Challenge To Westinghouse Manager James Albine of the Casey Club today issued a challenge to the Wcstinghouse dribblers lor n fhrcc-gnmc scries to dUe:mme the city basketball champions, saying that the Casey jive Is the only other fn st- class independent club in the city and would like to get a crack at the county chumps. "We feel we could bent Joe May's five and there's no other way to prove It than by phomf :i soiies," Manager Albiiu- taiu The Casey;, have on the lostei sonic of thu- best Uukelball talent in the leRion nnd the team is anxiou., to piove its ability by taking on the best in the district, including Ihe city. Most of the club mcmbeis aie former members of the Firemen'-: A C. that uon t h p n l v Jauirl:, ,T /nvv ycal:, back B title in Somerset county by scoring a 43 to 23 victory over Shanksvillc. Boswell went down to defeat before Johnstown Catholic High, 25 to 20, while Windbcr sullered a 29 to 23 setback at the hands of Portage. Darlball Game Tonight. The dartball game between the Lutheran and 'Evangelical teams will be played tonight at the Lutheran Church instead of. at South Con- nclisville. Robertson F F . C . G _ G Shamrock ._ ,, ,, Row Phillip Tulley Scott Sccse-Prirr.us Spishak _. Pilla Bell . ... Morovek . Colarusso . Totals McCleary . R. Cuneo ,, Gondola __ Docrfler V. Cunco _. Totals RAMS 142 125 99 ..JOB 138 106 144 35 123 H8 106 100 116 164 428 337 289 393 ..550 606 GAELS .. 110 146 101 94 189 156 634 1790 171 67 119 147 86 105 131 75 131 342 377 292 383 434 . 650 650 528 1828 M U R P H Y STORE GIRLS BASKETEERS P L A Y U N D E R BOYS' RULES Two basketball teams, composed of girls employed by tho G. C. Murphy Company, played a game Friday evening at the Christian Church gym with Team B, captained by Helen Mcckes., defeating Team A, 36-24. The contest was played under boys' rule.'. Other members of the victorious live were Viola Rice, Marguerite Armcn, Rita Halt and Ruth Dennis. The roster of the losing combination piloted by Dorothy Brown, included Katherme McKitrick, Patty Hart, B. Hoffman and Roberta Dennis. "lamgan Donovan Honisck _ J. Solsson _. Sonfield -owncy Totals Jolmslmvn C alter Hurt. Mike Vcnet, Johnstown High varsity cage performer, who suffered a torn ligament m his left leg in the Conncl'svillc game there last Tuesday, is to be lost to the Jawns for two weeks. He was hurt in a scramble for the ball and had to be helped from the floor. Venet is getting around with the aid of crutches. All children of the same family under 12 years of age may ride on one Sunday Trolley Pass together with two adults. Pass ia good anywhere on the line all day Sunday. Price $1.50 with icfuncl of SOc when pass is turned in WEST PENN RAILWAYS RAMBLERS Kcsiar . Dummy Dummy Prcstia Dummy Totals 89 126 328 94 112 335 Cokcrs -- 134 257 Time 1:18.2. 96 339 358 94 Connellsville High School's swimming team, coached by A. R. (Red) Barr, came through with another vic- toiy in dual competition, defeating the Clairton club at the Coker pool on Friday afternoon by a score of 48 to 27. The Orange and Black swimmers ran away with every first place excepting the one that was given to Clairton in the diving. In winning the top positions, the Cokcrs were. forced to defeat Schwamberger, crack Clairton water performer, who had captured two events when the two schools fought it out earlier in the season at Clan ton, the visiting star being compelled to come in second in two great races. Two new rccoids were set. Coach Barr used 14 boys on the local club and they performed creditably. Connellsville will have its toughest assignment of the season on Friday when the water stars pilgrimage to Duquesne for a dual meet. Duquesne won the championship of the Western Pennsylvania Intel scholastic Athletic League last year and.uill be hard to turn back. The summary: 40-yard free style--Won by Keffer, Cokcrs; second, Schwamberger, Clairton; third, Adamson, Clairton. Time 20.4 (new record). 100-yard breast stroke--Won by Foley, Cokcn,; second, Peterson, Cokcis; third, Cola, Clairton. Time 1:18.9 (new record). 220-yard free style--Won by Blacka, Cokers; second, Mincrd, Cokeis; thud. Woodman, Cokers. Time 2:47.7. 100-yaid back stiokc--Won by Colborn, Cokora; second, Schwamberger, Clan ton; third, Boyd, Cokers. Time 1:13.3. JOO-j'aid free style--Won by Beighley, Cokers; second, Adamson, Clan ton; third, Boyle, Cokers. Time l.O-i.2. Diving--First and second to Clairton by forfeit, Cokers third. 120-yaid medley relay--Won by 204 109 201 1G83 272 316 327 297 183 397 476 522 1395 160-yard free style relay-- Won by Cokers, Craig, Clemmer, Willard and Beighley. Time 1.35.6. Hornets AVin Fourth Match. Pittsburgh Hotnets came from behind to defeat New Haven Eagles in their International-American Hcckcy League game Saturday night at Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh. It was the Hornets' fourth win over the Eagles. The score was 2 to 1. 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