The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on March 3, 1939 · Page 12
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March 3, 1939

The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 12

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FACE TWEZ/VK. THE DAILY COURIER. CONNELL,SVIL.L,E. PA. FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 1930. Basketball Basketball GOKERS AGAIN BOW TO AR PASSERS S P O R T O R I A L Q \ef By JOHN H. WHORJC, Sports Editor \J BONATO OF LIGONIER HIGH BEST IN SECTION 13. . Charles Donato, junior cnptain of the Ligonier High champions, showed the way for the individual scorers in Section 13 as he came through with 64 two-pointers and 16 free pitches for a total of .144 points in the Section 13 competition. The Mountaineer was 27 points ahead of Rudnik, Ramsay High star of Mount Pleasant, who scored 117 points. The scoring records follows: G. F. Vis. Donato, Ligonier -- 64 IB 144 Rudnik, Mt. Pleasant ...- 43 31 117 Walters, Derry Boro. _.- 45 -26 118 Johnston, Ligonier _ 41 12 04 Wingard, Derry Boro 36 8 80 Vikertosky, Hurst _ 34 12 BO Loscosky, Mt. Pleasant 31 ' 9 11 Jim Johnson, Derry Twp. 31 0 68 Lentz, Mt Pleasant - - 29 9 67 Gontz, Derry Boro. ,, 24 13 61 Gulas, Derry Twp. 23 B 55 Rutter, Youngwood _ 20 15 55 Clausner, E. Huntingdon 23 7 53 Bales, E. Huntingdon ... 16 19 51 Sibel, Hurst - 31 8 50 Hogan, Hurst ._ 20 7 47 Toner, Derry Boro. 19 9 4? Novak, Derry Twp. 13 22 44 Bilonich, Derry Twp 16 5 37 lagoda, Hurst -- 14 8 36 Pushcar, Hurst 11 13 35 Ramsey, Ligonicr _ 16 1 33 BITS HERE AND THERE Jimmy Wilde writes a weekly box- Ing column for the News of the World in England but is seldom seen in boxing haunts in London . . . Freak wrestling matches in the mud and between women wrestlers arc popular around London and frequently attract royalty and society . . . Joe Louis, prestige went up in England when he flattened John Henry Lewis pronto because J. H. L., .who. out. pointed Len Harvey in London, was highly regarded by the British for his boxing ability'. . . Springfield College exhibition team will come Ho Pittsburgh Thursday, March 23, and will provide a show at' tiie stadium that appeals to both young and old. It Is 'one o£ the best gymnastics '.teams showing in the country . . . When King Kong Royston accepted a compromise verdict of life imprisonment for that Scottdale murder, we cancelled a scheduled trip to Rockvlew Pen to cover our first electrocution . . . Something like 26,000,000 golf balls were sold in the United States in 1938 . . . Bill Brubaker, utility infielder of the Pirates, is causing no end of mirth by declaring himself a holdout. Seems to us that Bill should be grateful to Santa Claus Buccos for the privilege of riding the bench . . . .Hubert Randour, former Pitt halt- back, did not contest his wifes d].- rorce suit. She alleged he struck her on several occasions and stayed sway from home at night . . . "I'll stand for no carousing around and C want everyone to be in bed before midnight," was Bill McKechnie's first training orclDr to the Cincinnati Reds . .' . Ward Wylie, chairman of the West Virginia State Athletic Committee, said his group no longer considers itself in any way 'connected with the Amateur Athletic Union, saying the A. A. 'U. "has done very little in surpervising boxing" in West Virginia "and its only ambition, il seems, has been to collect the fees for sanctioning meets" . v . Nobody has a chance in the American League untii something happens to the Yankees and Cincinnati is the class of the National League, observes Branch Rickey, St. Louis Cards vice-j dent . . . P.. J. (Pat) Mullen will be with Beaumont, Detroit Tigers farm in the Texas League and Frank Filchock, another Redstone Township High tthletic ace, will get a tryoul with the same club.' Pat catches and plays the outfield. Basketball Game Is Turned Into Grudge Fight by Keen Foes But Fans Wonder What Teams Were Playing. SLATE ENDED BY VARSITIES WHAT'S GOING ON IN HIGH SCHOOL, CIRCLES Belle Vernon didn't win any foot- iall or basketball games this term but 239 persons attended the athletes annual spaghetti dinner given to raise funds to purchase sweaters for the seniors who have earned letters. . . It has been suggested that all the outstanding Class A floor teams be permitted to draw for placement in sections in an effort to equalize the power in the W. P. I. A. L. It is argued that some sections arc too powerful and others too weak, that \ winners In some groups couldn't d o ' . any bettor than hold a cellar in others, j One of the roughest, wildest nnd It is reported the league's floor com- , crudcst basketball games ever pl.iycd mirtee may permit schools to draw , . -, ,, .,, , ,, , I for placing in three or foui- sections behvecn Conncllsv.lle and Duntorj next year to harmonize with the sug- j Township High schools went into the gestion. . . Dale Kennedy, sports j records lust night as Leisenring i coach at Mt. Morris High in Greene j handed the Orange and Black a 50-32 j county- who succeeded Roy E. Goukcr I ]ad bc!arc ,, t ,, nvd of f r c n z i e d | of DunbiU', is the father of a daugh- \ , t ter born last week. . . Gloat-field i ' ani who P ackcd ovcr - v available nook, High's .basketball team is making "»d corner of the High School gym- Township Takes Nod j £ p f j n g f j e | (j Trials Will Be Held March 18,19 plans for. next season, undaunted by the loss of its 32nd consecutive game with no victory since February 20, 1937. . , Bentleyville at Braddock, Charleroi at Glassport and Aiiquippn at Arnold with Duquesne holding a bye is the schedule of cage games tonight in the Junior W. P. I. A. L. eliminations. Second round pl»y is booked for Tuesday and the final game next Friday. . . Already 29 applications have been filed for the Greensburg High coaching job. . . Westmoreland County Basketball Officials Association organized by naming T. Lesley Wilson, Trafford, president; William Kelly, South Greensburg, vice-president, and J. B. West, Lalrobe, secretary-treasurer. ., nasium. The Cokers tried hard and put up a game fight but the Red and Black, I pnccd by its tall center, Hertzr.ell, who tallied 14 points, took a slight j lead in the first period widening It j to nine points by hnUtimc. j Referee Hoskins, attempting t o ; keep the- gtnne under control, ci!Icd j a total of 50 fouls during the game.: The locyls received 23 charity tosses i and the visitors 27. Commenting on the name Referee Hoskins said: "This is the worst K-'ime I've i handled all season. In fact, it's not. a boll game--it's a grudge fight" ' Frank Kontrn, a senior tfuard who ! pressed Hcrtznell for individual scor-! ^ ' - - -' · ing honors with 11 counters, was Don Renn of Brownsville picks this I banishcd £rom the conlcst by the offl- aU-SecUon. IS mythical team: DUuzio,, c i a j in t^ nna ] canio , or a -delitacr- Redstone, and Dolfl, North .Belle The spring trials of the Hochwalt Memorial Amateur Field Trial Club will be held Saturday and Sunday, March 18 and 19, with five stakes to be run it was decided at a meeting held Wednesday night at the home of Lloyd Kuntz of Mount Pleasant. Entries may bo mode at the grounds on the day of the event with cither Mr. Koonlz, secretary and treasurer of the club, or with John Barnes, president. The only stipulation is that the dogs must be handled by amateurs. The place chosen for the meet is one mile out of Mount Pleasant and posters will be placed in such a manner to lend participants and onlookers to the ffrounds. Three prizes will be awarded for efich stake. Competition will be on the following: Junior puppy, senior puppy, bhooting dog EUike on Saturday, ail age stake and derby stake, Sunday. The events will get under way at 8 o'clock in the morning. Lunch will Uc served at the grounds and the public is cordially invited to attend. . ·Vemon, forwards; G. Lemon, North Belle Vernon, center, and Marucci, Redstone, and Kopec, German, guards.. The second, team includes Varnak, Redstone,. and Snock, Centerville, forwards; Shea, Redstone, center, and Kozjik, North Belle Vernon, and Bomancsky, Bentleyvillc, guards. CONN" Collyer's Eye, National sports magazine of repute, gives o 14-karat bouquet 'to Billy Conn, Pittsburgh leather pusher, by naming him the nte'' foul. In addition the personal foul route clairr.c-d two players from each team. For Connellsville and Dunbar the game marked the end of activities by its varsity teams although both i schools tire entered in the county · undergraduate tourney which starts j next Thursday. The line-ups: Connellsvlllc Miinsbergei-, f W. Jones, f Glass, c _--. Lewis, g Faculty Spilled By Fayefle Ciiy McCoy, g McMullcn, f Furtney, £ ......... Soisson, c Reed, g ...... ....... - 'athlete of the month." The publication stated: "Billy Conn, 20-year-old Pittsburgh boxing specialist, is the new toast of fistiana, and on the strength of his impressive victory over Fred Apostoli in Mndison Square Garden three weeks ago, the athlete-of-the-month for February. . . "Not since Henry Armstrong as- ^ sumcd command of three classes has i p'avlosky, f any ring gladiator electrified fight | Hertznell' *c followers as this youngster from the j Husb'nnd ' g " Smoky City, who, although scaling i Kontr'a 'g 1 _T only 16G pounds, already is being I vhazie' f . - ~ tabbed as the prospect most likely to ! Sepesi' c dethrone Joe Louis some day. · Conn Gmitci- g ~~ proved his first victory over Apostoli was, no fluke by handing the San Francisco middleweight a more decisive drubbing in their encore. "New York cauliflower critics claim G. 1 2 . 0 2 1 1 2 0 0 F. I'ts. 3-4 5 5-5 9 1-1 1 3-6 7 1-1 3 0-4 2 0-0 4 l-l 1 Totals Non-scoring and Evans. I Dunbar - ! Herchko, Romanko, g D 14-23 32 substitutes--McClurc G. 2 - 1 5 0 5 2 1 0 F. rts. 1-3 5 2-3 4 14 Billy is the niftiest boxer among the big men in years. Conn truly is the answer to the prayers of the Irish, who have been forced to take a back seat to the Italians and Negroes here of late." Would License Bingo. HARRISBURG, Mar. 3.--Persons who organize bingo games and radio games of chance for profit would be required to pay a license fee of $25 a-year under a bill introduced in the j House by Representative John J. Baker of, Allegheny county. AGED CUB By Jack Sords SACK-TO (9ztf v\meJ STARtEl? VftlH DETROIT, l8v/ASrti*leToM "J "333, PITCHY FR 4-!0 0-2 J-l 0-0 0-3 2-2 2-3 PERRYOPOLIS, Mar. 3.--Fnyctte City High School faculty quintet handed the Perry Township teachers a 29-24 defeat In a game played here Monday. A third quarter spurt by the invaders wiped out a lead the home team held in the first half. In the preliminary gnme the Seniors topped the Undergraduates in :.n exciting contest by a 37-28 score. The winners trailed in the first quarter but took a sizable lend in the set-ond stanza and were never threatened. The line-ups: Fayette City G Jesko, f 4 Dryer, f i Total!! .............. ........... _-....19 12-27 50 Non-scoring substitute Scoring by quarters: Goodman. Connellsville _ ....... . ........ 10 4 10 8 -- 32 Dunbar ..... ............... _________ 13 10 11 10 -- 50 Referee -- Hoskins. Georges Township Game Conservation Project Approved . Game conservation work in Fayette county was given impetus as Congressman J. Buell Snyder announced securing approval of a $16,595 project to aid the work in Georges township. The funds will-be spent on State game lands No. 138 to provide forest fire hazard reduction and arrange game protection an dretreats. Included in the work will be clearing and ' grubbing fire lanes, boundary lines and planting areas, among other things. Sirip Tease Out, Says Liquor Board HAHRISBURG, Mar. 3.--"Strip tease acts" as part of entertainment for club and taproom patrons are taboo, the Liquor Control Board warned. The board said it had received information that such form of entertainment is being permitted by a number of licensees "as well as other types of entertainment which are objectionable." Licensees were warned that the board w i l l take steps to revoke .not only amusement permits but also liquor or malt, beverage licenses as provided by law in instances where licensees. conlirAic to permit the forms of. "objectionable entertainment.". ..' Reds, Yellows Win In Rainbow League Swartz, c Buell, g Farquhar, g Wilson, c Totals Perry Twp. SUmmell, f ..... White, f Luce, c . , Davis, g . Martin, g ,, Thorpe, c Totals Score by periods: Fayette City Perry Twp. Referee--Hozinec. Umpire--Koslsky. UndergTads B. Frency, f BuUermore, f Halvonic, c Rumancik, g Marshall, g Sutyak Lowther Totals Seniors R. Frency, 1 Blair, f Wilkie, c Statula, g Beck, g Matty 0 4 -- 4 - 0 ] 3 G 3 1 1 1 1 3 10 F 1 1 0 1 0 0 Pis. 9 3 0 S 0 3 29 F Pts. 1 7 0 Z 1 3 1 3 0 2 1 7 .3 9 11 G--2D . 7 9 2 0--24 3 3 4 --02 0 0 ]2 G F Pis. 0 6 2 8 0 8 17 1 1 5 0 0 4 F 1 1 4 1 2 0 0 0 28 Pts, 11 7 14 1 4 0 Totals Score by periods: Undergrads Seniors Referee -- Hozinec. Umpire -- Kosisky. 14 . 8 8 1 11--28 ..7 17 4 9--37 Vanderbilt Girls Trip Star Junction Vanderbilt Recreation Center girls basketball team bested the Star Junction lassies in a hard fought game by a 12-5 score. The losers were held to a lone field goal while Shoemaker paced the winners with four doubledeckers. The line-ups: Star Junction G. F. Pts. 'Sedlock, f o 1 1 Pike, f 0 0 0 Nilipala, c o 0 0 Buchimi, g 0 0 0 Kromer, g 1 2 4 Totals 1 3 5 Vaderbilt G. F. Pts. A. Soveras, f _ ...2 o 0 0 Shoemaker, f 4 ,0 8 Bates, c _ _ ......I 0 2 B. Soverns, g 1 0 2 R. Soverns, g 0 0 0 Totals 6 0 12 Score by quarters: The Reds took two out of three from the Blues and the Yellows won two and tied in the third game with Vanderbilt 6 0 the Greens in the Rainbow Girls ! Star Junction 2 2 Duckpin League at West Perm bowi- j Referee--Ray Herbert, ins alleys. j Umpire--Slaughter. 2--12 2-- V Wins Dog Sled Derby Cclcy Baum, winner of the twenty-second annual ten-mile dog- sled derby Kt Ashton, Idaho, in thirty-three minutes flat, pets his lead dog- after their vititory. His sister is in background. (Central Press) STATE BOXING COMMISSIONER IN CITY MONDAY Dr. W. D. McCielicmd to Bring Several Fighters To Amateur Show. TO GSVE SHORT TALK FROM RING Dr. William D. McClelland ol Pittsburgh, a member of the State Athletic Commission, will attend the amateur boxing show at Slovak Hall Monday night under the sponsorship of Immaculate Conception High School Athletic Council and sanctioned by the Allegheny Mountain Association, Amateur Athletic Union, it was announced today by Dr. James V. O'Donovan, chairman of the light committee. Dr. McClelland, a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and who has served with Havey J. Boyle, Pittsburgh sports editor, from time to lime on the State commission, will bring several lighters from the Pittsburgh district and introduce them. The commissioner, scheduled to be replaced by Boyle after the latter wins confirmation from the State Senate, will give a short talk. He sent word that he would have two of the best amateurs in the Smoky City district here for the show and some "fast company" is being planned for them. 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