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PAGE FOURTEEN. \ ' THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVTLMJ, PA. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1938. Basketball Basketball Sporforials By JOHJi H. WHOKIC Sports Editor TONIGHT ELIGIBILITY INQUIRY Initial inquiry into alleged wholesale eligibility violations by Fayette county schools'will bo made Saturday jnornlng when the W. R L A. L. decisions committee convenes in Pittsburgh to hear Â·Charges-against Point Marion an'd Georges-Township, preferred by North .Union Township nigh. . Â· - ; . ' Â· Â· - 'Â·"" 'Â· Rumors have been rife not only' oÂ£ laxity in heeding the;regulations but of deliberate violations ond-this hear- insrmay be merely.the^bjeginning of a purge-.to clean-up the;mess that exists 'in Fnystte ^.county. -.plher schools. undoubtedly--will _- be- - ar^ raigncd-later.,. ^--.-r.''."r * ~Â£' : .T Recently TWO jjrinted here a letter n schoolman had sent.to_a Brownsville papcr/in*which it wjis charged thaf whilo-.thc'jschooi winning -the basketball crown in'Section 14 was using ineligiblccpiaycrs. Qthers couW nottrfllo protests because,.they were guilty of violations.-.The communication' demanded a;housec!eaning. " We believe the. W. P. I.. A. Lr.-is a wonderful organization^' Its aims and' principles arc praiseworthy, .deserving of cooperation ori' all sides to make it a success:. /Whatever may develop in the way. ol an, odor as .a result of incliglbilitlcs cannot be blamed on the league because it. has no corps of detectives to.-, keep tab on the various schools. .The fault lies with the members .who should keep themselves on the straight ;and narrow path andrmake it their business to see that_~the other fellow-docs the same, c ' ~"tl" .... ! '; Bill Evans, league president, told us Over the phone that Fayctte coun- tyVsituatlon is a bad one but there's nothing that can be done toward clearing it up until the school offl- ciali show an inclination to clear it up by cooperating-with the decisions COKERS GO TO SCOTTDALE TONIGHT i Dunbar Township Has Chance to Take Title By Beating Alverton committee. "Enforcement of-the rules rests entirely with the school officials,", he said. "They should- keep their own records 'clear and Â· hot hesitate in filing a protest when they know of any school that isn't abiding with the regulations. These schools make up tho league 'a'nd : it is up to them to determine the reputation it shall maintain. We are not financially- able to keep a corps, of detectives in the field in making thorough checks and studies therefore it becomes 'imperative that the members stay in -line." The league president lamented .the fact that schoolmen would permit themselves to become involved in violations. . He informed us that Uniontown's case involving Sabo, the football player imported from Washington county, hasn't been definitely settled ' which makes ' co'Jniyseaters it possible that will be among the the schools to go . on \the.- shelf for a year or so if the league 'decides to crack down on tho law breakers. We sec the need for a houseclcan- ins :md only ..recently said so in this place. We further maintain that the guilty should be severely piinishcd .ind the ' wholesale_eligibility_viola7 lions curbed. Mount Pleasant F;.i v e -Will Travel to Joh'ns- -;- town High.Floorx FINAL : GAMES: .Â· ON LOOP CARD The curtain will be rung down on the regular calendar of basketball in the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League tonight and then will come a series of playoffs '. where sectional tics will exist and the advanced tournament plans for which will be formulated by the cage committee which meets Saturday in Pittsburgh. Â· Grccnsburg must dispose of Jean- netle at the Glass City to win the laurels'in Scction'9 while Johnstown, runner-up, is host to Mount Pleasant. A loss for Grccnsburg, which is improbable, and a win for the Jawns would create a tic. Conncllsvillc closes its league play by-traveling to State Armor}- at Scottdale for the second of the annual scries and an-overflow crowd is expected to sec the neighborly scrap that always attracts considerable attention. The Cokers must win to finish higher than the Blue and White as a Scottdale triumph would deadlock the two. .At the same time Norwin journeys to 'Latrobc. 'Â·' Dunbar Township will be 'out to clinch the pennant In Section 10 when it goes to Alverton to tackle East Huntingdon Townr.hip High that has yet to win. Leisenfing isn't expected to lose but nothing can be taken for granted. Coach Bruce M. Shearer has. been trying to keep his boys from becoming too-confident as he wants them to return to the league tournament'after-several years by succeeding Derry Township as the divisional tltlist. Dcrry Township'i Golden Eagles .entertain Dcrry Borough and much interest is manifested as the latter-had knocked off Larry Sullivan's club in a big upset. Youngwood plays host to Hurst in the other scrap. Section 18 finds Rostravcr Township entertaining Belle Vcrnon while Perry Township goes to Sewickley Township and South Huntingdon plays at West Newton. North Union, holder of first place in Section 14, goes to South Union /or a hard tussle while Georges Township, runner-up, is host to German with one win. Point Marion entertains Mapletown. Ramsay High Â· Matmen Lose .- First Event -.MOUNT PLEASANT, Feb. 18.-Ramsay High School wrestlers suf- sixth fered their first defeat of the year, in going down to defeat, 27 to 11, before Grcensburg at tlmt place. It was the Westmoreland countysenters' victory. The summary: 85-pound class -- Timinsky of Mount Pleasant "won -decision from Palmer. 95-pound class -- Gabos of Mount Pleasant won decision over De- Marino. '105 - pound class -- Dctore of Greensburg won decision over Zcg- lin. 115-pound class -- Gettcmy of Mount Pleasant scored fall over Steel in 1:05. ; 125-pound class -- Abraham of Grccnsburg scored fall over Ccrnuto in 5:11. 135 -pound class -- Mctzler of Greensburg threw King in 0:14. 145 - pound class -- Huggins of Grcensburg won decision from Kalp. 155-pound class -- Elliott of Grcens- burg threw Milliron in :47. Heavyweight class -- Bitlcr Grccnsburg won decision over Fiand.icn. Referee -- Bob Jamison, Lchigh. Scotfdale Defeats Local Ride Outfil EVEUIIART'S "PROMOTION" Uniontown School Board has "promoted" Albert J. Eycrhart in recognition of his 20 years of service.at the countyscat by depriving him of active coaching of his sports "love" --football. True the board named him director of all athletics, continued him as active basketball and track coach and made him supervisor of football at the same salary he had been getting but the facti remains Everhart is going to be supplanted by another football coach-and.'.he was told another grid mentor w.is going to be hired before thc~boaTd decided on his "promotion."- - : . Â· ' ; Â· . The board's -athletic, committee recommended:to.the directors that a new football conch.be hired. _ The committee saw Evcrhart one "day after a basketball game and told him that an agreement had been-reached to that end. He'naturallyTMtold.'the three dirccto'rs -there' was nothing for him to say because Evcrhari had the trump card--thc-board could'' hire another coach and give "JSnV- any kind of a job'but it couldn't reduce his salary. The school _board;kne'w \vhat had happened in - the -.Preston Ditty case at Moncsson -where the coach was the" winner in an appeal Given One Chance In 10 at Birth; Three Years Old MARLBORO, N. Y., ; Feb. 18.-- Bobby'Linsig, who'was given one chance in 10 to survive when he was born without an esophagus, celebrated his third birthday Wednesday, in excellent health, although he must be fed through a tube running directly into his stomach. As usual, the neighbors dropped in at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond LinMg to marvel, at Bobby's increasing vocabulary and weight. His birthday cake, with icing and three candles, was just an orunn- mcnt, for-Bobby cats only easily digestible foods--milk, soup, cereals, orange juice, egg yolk and even spinach, which he took a liking to when he was five months old. Bobby: had plenty of teeth, but will not be able to use them until' the day, possibly three or four years away, when surgeons will attempt to open a connection between his throat ond stomach^ " ' GOKER RESERVES SUFFER REVERSAL F. Pis. to the Slate Supreme Court. Ditty! . didn't have the troubles and worries ' Connelisville High School Re- of a coach but he's collecting the | serves were bonded a 44-13 decfat salary just the same. T ' Tuesdny/night when they pliiyed.thc Evcrhart is 'quoted I -s saying he's willing to go along with the change if a "good football coach" -is -hired- but if the board had tried, to' cut his pay we wonder what would have been the outcome: The term "good" can take in a lot of territory- because wo feel A.--J; has .been.doing a mighty fine piece .of coaching at the countyscat. ~-It's reported by a Uniontown paper that ono of the directors had suggested' that possibly Evcrhart wouldVc liked ta resign as football coach but.he informed .the director it wasnM 1 necessary since lie was remaining in'the system. ."Had Evcrhart resigned, as suggeste'd, there's no doubt but what he would have been dismissed. -- Because he didn't, his contract and the Teacher Uniontown Jayvees.in the. preliminary to the Cokcr-Latrobe game. Only two field .goals were recorded by the locals while the countyseat- ers were bagging 17. The line-ups: Cokers ' Campbell, f ... McMullcn, f Lewis, c Mansbcrgcr, g McCoy, s ............ Jones, c:. ........ Willard.71 ...... , G. . ...... 0 1 0 "_..o :_-.. ____ 0 ...... 0 :.._:! _;..-.; 2 13 Tenure Act protects" him. . TotiilsT........ Nbn-st-oring substitutes--Landymore, Bittncr and Dennis. Uniontown '.'- G. Bortz, f ; 2' Renze, f F. Pts. To expect more of Evcrhart in the i Truniger, c ...' matter of "winning teams" is hard | R. Minerd, g " to imagine. Uniontown's football! Renninger, g club last year was a great one. His R. Minor, f work as a basketball coach has.beei) C. Minor, f short of miraculous and his track Scmbowcr, c and field successes speak for. them-. selves. 7 0 0 0 Totals _ ; --:. it Despite the fact that u^Uniontown [ Scaring by quarters: paper continues., Jo .shout about' ConncilsviUe....:!:." .'.7 _x. Evcrhnrfs "fine-promotion" we still UntontownrV :.. , "13 H Continued on JPafic Fifteen. [ Befcree--Barr. - 10. 44 1 2 13 7.10--14 Scottdale sharpshooters defeated the Conncllsvillc Rifle club in a match at the local range by a score of 942 to 904. Porter was high for the locals with 189 while E. E. Bnkcr headed the visiting aggregation with 101. The summary: Connellivllle r S K SUI.Tls Sterbutzcl Hough -Ranker -Marinch _ Cupp Porter Wrote ..50 -48 _48 _.49. _49 _50 37 44 18 10 36 43 37 180 186 138 154 173 180 176 Totals (five high) _... Scpttdatc Pritchard Jones u E. C. Baker... Mauchincy Miller Parry _....--_-B. Baker Arrotti -- P -50 .-49 ...48 ...47 _49 ....49 _47 -50 Roncovitz -- 47 E. E. Baiter 50 _.... 904 K Std.TIs 47 43 180 41 37 41 44 40 20 38 41 36 44 47 40 44 45 41 48 41 48 Totals (five high) 942 SHAMROCKS DOWN NEW KENSINGTON GIRL DRIBBLERS The Conncllsville Recreation Center Shamrocks regained their winning ways" Thursday night by defeating -the Pittsburgh Plate Glass girls team at New Kensington, 33 to 19. After a slow first half in which the local lassies were really outplayed, the Grccnics picked up momentum with a rush that carried them to a commanding lead their fighting opponents. The. Shamrocks .were much improved in their shooting, consistent!, sinking them from .out on the floor as well as under the hoop. "Edc" Tulley played her bes game of the season while "Flossie' Phillips and "Dot" RDWC turned in brilliant performances for the winners. Burkclt, Engler and LcClcrc featured for /the loosers. Monday night, February 21, the Shamrocks will meet the Hazel Atlas girls team from Washington, Pa., at the State Armory. This will be a return game the H. A. girls having defeated the Shamrocks at Washington, 41 to 28. The game shapes up as one of the toughest tests of the season for the "Girls in Green." The line-up: Shamrocks G Rowe, f -------------------------- 3 Phillips, f ..... ___________ ..... 5 Tulley, c ______________ ..... ______ G Scott, g ......... ----------------- 1 Metzgcr, g ----------------- 0 Jroaca Says Yankees Should Pay Doctors' Bills; Arm Is in Shape HARRY THOMAS Harry Thomas of Eagle Bend, Minn., lines up with Jimmy Adamick of Detroit, a young heavy who has seen described by press ngcnls as a ooxcr who has "in super-abundnnce the ability to crush a foe with a F. Pis. 2 8 0 1 0 fl .12 n 2 1 Totals _... 15 33 Non-scoring substitutes--Seesc. Plttsburc . . G. F. Pts. Eosler,-f _._; 3 0 6 LeCIere, I Â·;._;__ 1 2 4 Burkett.'c 4 0 8 Sadowsky, g Krynicki, g O i l Totals 8 3 19 Non-scoring substitutes--Blasco, Janosky;' Martin, Fores, Wiclobob. Score by quarters: Shamrocks ."^. . . 6 3 8 jo 33 Pitlsuui-gli Plate"G. 6 8 '4 1--19 Referee--Hill. single blow," in New York's Madison Square Garden. Despite the "superman" myth that has been built around him, Adamick ruled only ;i 7-5 favorite for the 10-round fight, Point Marion, Georges Charged With Violating Loop Eligibility Rules Charges that eligibility rules of the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League have been violated by Georges Township and Point Marion High schools will be aired Saturday morning at a meeting of the league's decisions committee in Fort Pitt Hotel in Pittsburgh. The Courier was informed by telephone by William C. Evans of Braddock, league president, that North Union Township High School is making the accusations against the two Fayctte county schools. There h a v e been rumblings throughout the county that high schools arc flagrantly violating eligibility regulations and only recently there appeared in these columns * letter that had been written by a school official in which he charged wholesale violations and declared a houseclcanlng was imperative. It was said that there arc two boys on Point Marion athletic clubs who arc under "suspicion" and one at Georges. Question of their residence is to be answered by tho committee deliberations, The Courier learned. Robert H. Keys Succumbs. PITTSBURGH, Feb. 18.--Robert H. Keys, husband of Margaret Me- WITH DUKE TEAM LOWELL, Mass., Feb. 18.--John 3roaca, the bespectacled New York Yankees fast-ball pitcher who left lie club in Cleveland last summer, aid yesterday power had returned o his pitching arm which gave him o much trouble last season. Apparently Broaca strained his arm last season but be was accused if loafing by New York writers. He said tl 3t Joe McCarthy, Yankees' manager, also was displeased early n the season and threatened to trade him If he did not strike out more men. Broaca won his only game of the season early in April when he beat 'hiladelphia 7-2. A few days later, lis arm began paining him. Finally, Broaca was examined by doctor who said that the pain was caused by ossification of his shoulder muscles, although there was nothing structurally wroig with his arm, "I think the Yankees should pay l my doctors' bills," said Broaca, who will not apply for reinstatement until he is sure what the Yankees will do with him. "The club will spend $20,000 or $30,000 for an untried player but they apparently won't do mu6h for an experienced starting pitcher." Broaca said he has no special grudge against the Yankees and is willing to pitch for them again but teels, however, that it might be more logical for the New York club to trade him. "I'd be tickled to death to play for the Boston Red Sox or Detro.it," he said. "I want to pitch for a club that is in the race," he added. Larry Kirsling, who played righ end, and Joe Maras, a tackle, on thi 1037 football team at Duquesne Uni versity, are among the members o the Duke Senior basketball squai that comes to State Armory tonigh to oppose the Wcstinghouse five. Isaac Keys, brother of Mary Eliza both Keys and uncle of F. Myrtli Stroud, died Monday morning at hi home at 5119 Finlcy street where thi funeral service was conductec Wednesday afternoon. The familj formerly resided in Fayette county SEE THEM IN OUR WINDOWS The New ARROW SHIRTS For Spring Are Here Â· Be in fashion's front-rank! Hop down here and get tho latest Arrow shirts for spring. They're made of handsome fabric--patterned with stripes and checks. Ml toga designed for better fit. Sanforized. (Guaranteed not to shrink.) $2-00 and up Spear Shirts $1.65 GIGLIOTTI'S COXXELr.SVILI.TJ'S I.EABIXR MEX'S STOKE J24 Worth Hffsliurg: SI reel. Westing ho use to Play Duquesne Seniors, OWls Meet Redstone Tonight / Â«^ By United Press. Armory Will Be Scene of Another Double Cage Program. FIRST CONTEST : AT 7:45 SHARP Both the. Immaculate Conception and the Wcstlnghousc appear in another basketball doublchcader tonight at the Armory and a large outpouring of fans is .expected. The Owls under the tutelcge of Coach Eorl Trump arc hoping to extend their winning streak to six consecutive games when they tackle Redstone Township High School bas- kcteers. Interest manifested by Immaculate Conception student supporters has spread to the alumni as the series between'the Night Eiders and the Cokers draws near. The second part of the dual bill is an attraction that f.cvr court or gridiron followers will overlook. It brings a collection of some of' Duquesne University's g r i d . i r o n "greats" of the past season wh'o havo proved they can acquit themselves creditably in basketball togs Boyd Brumbaugh and George Matsik head the list of stars who. have been playing.as the Duqu'esne" Seniors. 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