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PAGE SIXTEEN. THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVTL1.E, PA. FRIDAY, MARCH 11; 13S. Basketball Basketball Sportorials By JOHN H. WHOEIC Sports Editor JOCK IN POLITICS? Jock Sutherland, Flit's football coach, has been suggested as a prospective candidate for Lieutenant Governor at the May 17 Republican primaries and the Pitt News, official publication o£ the student body at the University ol Pittsburgh, has taken a step in the right direction when it urges the land's No. 1 grid chieftain to keep away from politics. Jock has a great reputation in the Commonwealth and no-doubt could win many votes on his popularity in the athletic world but politics isn't the field for which Dr. Sutherland has fitted himself. He can do much more good for the youth of the country where he is--as football coach-and we hope that he'll not permit the use of his name in politics.- There's been too much talk about political football in other ways and Jock should not go in for football politics. Remember Bob Waddell? The college paper's editorial is rather pointed for the editors offer, among others, these salient points: "1--One doesn't have to have much on the ball to be a lieutenant governor. Practically anyone could handle the job. "2--To be considered one of the best football coaches in the country Is a position few men can hold. "3--In entering into a political campaign, you subject yourself to all 'ftorts of malicious political tricks." And, most important, the News points out: . I "If^you accept the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor and are elected, you can no longer coach, football teams in this university, according to the .principles laid 'down by the university in the Hovde case, .which provide that no one teaching at the university may hole outside positions." Brownsville Scores Decisive Win; Perry Bows to North Union COKERS LOSE IN FLOOR TOURNEY MOORE IN_ LIMELIGHT Johnny Moore, former Coker cage star and erstwhile Perry Township coach, continues to "have his finger in the athletic pie at Portsmouth Ohio. His SciotoviUe High Tartans are furnishing the big surprise in the Class A tournament at Athens, Ohio in that district by moving into the semi-finals to be played tonight. Th Tartans toppled Nelsonvillc, 33 to 23, with a strong last half assault The former local athlete has been having tremendous success in football, basketball, track and swimmini with his clubs getting stronger al the time through development o talent among the early undcrgradu ates. ' BITS HERE AND THERE John T. Taylor, secretary of Al legheny Mountain Association, Ama tuer "Athletic Union, has reinstate the Westinghouse basketcers to thci' amateur status, accordind to a lette sent -to Manager Joe May. Th Westinghouse five had its cligibiht questioned after it had'played th Pittsburgh Pirates pro cagers . George Kavel of Tyrone, forme Carnegie Tech grid star, has bee named coach of Mt. Carmel High succeeding Joe Ambrose, forme Holy Cross end. Kavel had been Wyoming and Tyrone for six year ... Slippery Rock closed n success ful floor year, the victory ovc Grove City, tradition rival, being th 13th of the season as against aevc defeats. Last year five veterans wcr lost by graduation. Coach N. K Thompson now will lose three . The Big Ten Conference scoring sys tern in awarding decision bouts wi be used in the annual W. P. I. A. L wrestling tournament at Waynesbur today and tomorrow. Mat Chairma H. A. Fischer said the system "give ·something more objective and mor concrete to measure than the method set forth in the National rules. It provides a method of rewarding aggressiveness and will eliminate awarding of titles merely on the contestant's ability to 'ride' or to stay behind" . . . Expended to include many'ncw features of special interest to fans, which add tojts value as a guide to baseball facts and figures, the Dope Book, published by the Sporting News, St Louis, Mo., has made its annual appearance as a prelude to the opening of the new baseball season . . . Annual banquet of the W. P. I. A. L. .will be held Saturday - evening at 6 o'clock in Webster Hall, Pittsburgh . . . Montreal Canadiens are leading the fight to have the National Hockey League rules altered to permit visiting teams to share in receipts ... Keith Molesworth, for years quarterback of the Chicago Bacrs, was all set to manage the Cincinnati Reds' farm at Waterloo, la., this summer when the United States Naval Academy coaching offer arrived . . . Remember the 1937 undergraduate tournament at York Run when Dunbar Township made a sensational finish to defeat North Union in the Class B finals in one of tho greatest comebacks ever seen in Fayette basketball . . . Advertising for the new brand of whisky Jack Dempsey is putting on the market will carry a signed statement by the former champion which reads: "I don't drink whisky" . . . '·V. P. I. A. L. rules govern play Jn the undergraduate tournament at South Union. Each team is expected to play clean basketball. Referees are Instructed not to tolerate any unnecessary roughness, "facts" about the competition sponsored by the coaches association state ... Bowling is a recreation and not * sport, the Pennsylvania courts have ruled. If the judge would have watched the Reporters-Printers match the other night he'd have given it another classification. The Bronx cheers surely took it out of both groups. A*k, the typs who got beat. Jndergrqduate M e e t Sees Fayette City Trifj- "ping. Belle Vernonf. LAY RESUMES - · THIS.EVEN ING The second annual undergraduate asketball tournament, sponsored by he Fayette County Coaches Association, got under way Thursday night t South Union Township High ichool gym with three games being jloyed as Brownsville, North Union 'ownship and Fayette City returned he winners, defeating Connellsville, 'crry Township and Belle Vcrnon, espcctivcly. The scores: Class A. Brownsville 43, Connellsville 25. Class B. North Union 32, Perry Township 4. Fayette City 30, Belle Vcrnon 10. Action will be resumed tonight and hen will be deferred until Thursday evening of next week when the semifinals aie listed with tho finals in the wo divisions on Friday, March 18. The line-ups: Connellsville . G. F. Ptx. Reed, 1 rones, f McClure, durray, g -Olszewski, g _ HcMulhn, f _ Soisson, c McCoy, g -.owls, c Totals __ Brownsville Mosicr, f tfUZ70,~f Sutton, c --~-- -esarone, g _- ECcilbosa, -g Daly, g Colborn, g Vaccaro, g Gallagher, t G. - 0 . 2 _ 0 _ 0 _ S _ 1 _ 1 _ 0 _ 1 8 G. . 1 _ 2 - 6 _ 3 _ 2 -.. 0 1 1 _ 1 9 25 F. Pts. Totals _ Score by periods: Connellsville 7 Brownsville _ 13 Rcferde--Barr-Lape. 17 43 S 5 10--25 9 10 10--43 Pcrryopolls Rumancik, f _ . ,, Blair, f Wllkie, c Statzula, g Frency, g G. 0 . 2 _ 5 F. rts. Totals . _. North Union Livingston, f J. Cindric, f Mahcr, c .. P. Cindric, g Silman, g _ _ 11 G. 1 2 2 4 4 2 24 F. Pis. 2 4 Three Score Over 100 Points In Section 10 Three baskcteers in Section 10 scored more than 100 points during the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League season, a recapitulation of the individual records revealed today. Nelgoot of Dcrry Township High set the pace with 108 points, sinking 44, field goals and 20 fouls while Hasson of Dunbar Township took second honors, the Leisennng boy getting 48 field goals and nine from the free line while P. Brandt of Youngwood tallied 40 double-deckers and 14 charity tosses for third place. The individual scoring records for athletes in Section 10 during the past season follow: G. F. Pts. Neigoot, Dcrry Twp. 44 20 108 Hasson, Dunbar . 48 9105 P. Brandt, Youngwood 42 20 104 E. Wingard, Derry . 40 14 94 Burd,- Derry Twp. ~ . 40 13 03 Crosby, Youngwood 38 18 04 Dolan, Hurst - 2D 28 86 Pavlosky, Dunbar 37 15 89 Younch, Dunbar 35 19 89 Donate, Ligomer 2S 15 71 Herchko, Dunbar 33 9 75 Walbaum, Dcrry Twp 32 11 75 Vikartosky, Hurst 28 1G 72 Kantonk, Hurst . 25 13 .Jones, Youngwood 23 19 Ke^ugh, Dcrry 20 16 "BUCCI, Derry 21 14 Pctro, Alvcrlon 20 24 Buluh, Hurst 18 15 Stahl, Derry T\vp. 21 6 Ramsey, Ligonier 22 Walters, Dcrry 18 Pfrogncr, Hurst - -- -- 2 1 McClelland, Youngwood .15 Sti filer, Dcrry - _. 15 Husband, Dunbar - 14 Johnston, Derry Twp. . _ 11 Roscnsteel, Dunbar _~ --11 Hantz, Llgonicr' 10 Popovcc, Youngwood _ . - 6 J. Brandt, Youngwood --11 Clausner, Alverton -- 9 Thorn. Alvcrlon 15 Stotlcr, Youngwood 9 D. Glassor, Derry ___ 8 Jagoda, Hurst __ 8 Berg-Strom, Ligonier 7 Hudson. Youngwood 10 Hcrtzncll. Dunbar 5 T. Wingard, Derry 6 Kontra, Dunbar 14 Torrcro, Dcrry Twp. 4 Wilt, Ligonier 3 Bucll, Ligonier 3 McColIy, Ligonier 1 Christner, Ligoruer 4 Gontz, Derry 3 Totals Score by periods: Perryopohs North Union Referee--Ldpe. Belle Vcrnon Gialas, f Cairns, f -McNeil, c Greco, g . Ferguson, g Tola Is Faycttc City Turik, f P.idgway, £ Russell, c Butler, g Henry, g -- Totals Referee--Barr. _. 13 6 32 5 13--24 6 14--32 F. Pts. F. Pts. 30 The tournament summaiy FIRST ROUND RESULTS Class li North Union 32, Pcriyopolis 24. Fayctte City 30, Belle Veinon 10. Class A Brownsville 43, Conncllsville 25. GAMES TONIGHT Class IS 7 P. M.--South Union vs. Point Marion. 8 P. M.--Georges vs. Dunbar Township. Class A 9 P. M.--German vs. Redstone. GAMES MARCH 17 Class B 1 P. M--North Union vs. Faycttc City. 8 P. M.--Class B winners tonight. 9 P. M --Umontown \ ·,. Brownsville. Rutkoski, Hurst McWherter, Dcrry Szcpesi, Dunbar Ruttcr, Youngwood Pctrosky, Alverton Pushcar, Hurst _ Zurie, Lisonlcr . Pytulak, Alverton .,, ', Mitchell, Ligonier Bilonlch, Dorry Twp. -Roadman, Derry Twp. Shaffron, Derry Twp. .. Vales, Alverton _ 1 Bysick. Hunt . 1 Rudder, Hurst 1 Hogan, Hurst 1 Gulns, Derry , . _ 0 Stabncr, Alvcrlon _ ,, ,, 0 Ottenbcrg, Alvcrton . _ 0 Romanko, Dunbar ~ 3 3 8 6 13 7 4 8 7 7 14 7 6 5 6 3 3 4 2 7 3 2 3 5 3 6 0 1 0 1 1 5 2 2 2 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 Paramounts Play At Fairmont Floor Saturday Nigh Pai.imounl Jumois will tnke to th road again Saturday when they in vadc the State of West Virginia t play .the Faiimont Blue Devils at th Recreation Center there. The Mountaineers are said to have a fast junior combination, having won the city junior championship of Fairmont for the past two seasons. Their recoid for the current, campaign is 30 wins and six losses. The theatre team has failed to icgister a win in their last two starts and is expected to hit their stride against the West Virginians. PITT'S WATER STAR United Brethren Get 7O Points to Capture Game in Church Group PITTSBURGH, Mar. 11.--When he Pitt Panthers attempt to win the Eastern Collegiate Swimming As- ociatlon championships at the Mc- ropolitan Club pool Saturday night, hey will be banking on two sophomores to bring in,three Drst places. Al Beacon, backstrokcr, is expected to beat Kick Grunert of F. M., defending champion', and set a new ·nark in this event. He has been undefeated this season. Milt Ledcrstcin, high school teammate of Beacon at Fifth Avenue, is counted upon to win both the 220 and 440, despite the fact that Oscar Fodor of F. tc M., defending tltleholder is jack. In a fiec scoring game, the United Brethren cagcr-i chalked up 70 points to take the measure of the First Methodist Episcopals- who garnered 50, ordinarily enough to capture any battle, in the Y. M. C, A_-Church Basketball League Thursday night at the "Y" gym. Tne Christians continued to set the pace by ringing up their fourth consecutive victory at the expense of the Lcisenring No. 1 Presbyterians. 47 to 29, and the United Presbyterians swung into a tie for second place with a 51 to 41- triumph over he First Presbyterians in a tilt that ended with only seven playcis on Jic floor for the two teams, three laving been i cmovcd by the four- icrsonal fo'ul rule. The line-ups: F. M. E. G. Poshard, f . 2 Welling, f . 2 D. Blascy, c 3 H. Shaw, g 6 T. Shaw, g 7 Cropp, g 2 Pike, g -- ~ ,,.____,,.*»_.. 1 MAXWELL BAER MOST MISUNDERSTOOD OF BOXERS, SAYS WALSH PITT TO HOLD HIGH SCHOOL WATER EVENT Meeting Tonight In Pilttsburgh for Baseball Leagues President Harry S. Jobes of the Northern Fayette County League has been advised of a meeting tonight at 7-30 o'clock in the offices of the Honus Wagner Leagues Associations at 813 Liberty avenue, Pittsburgh when steps will be taken to organize various baseball circuits throughout Western Pennsylvania. The president was endeavoring to contact league managers to see If any desired to go to Pittsburgh to leam what was being done, without committing themselves. F. Pis. 0 4 1 5 3 9 0 12 0 14 0 4 Totals 23 4 50 Non-scoring substitute--Raudman. U. B. G. F. Pts. F. Miller, f 12 2 26 B. Miller, f 7 1 15 Emcnck, c ----. 3 0 6 Ray, £ 1 1 3 Rude, g 9 0 18 Robinson, g 1 0 2 Totals Referee--Harper. Umpire--Stillwagon, 33 United Presbyterian R. Filbuin, f Hart, f Hyatt, c D. Filburn, g Miller, E G. ,, 3 _ 9 4 --I -- 4 Totali Presbyterian Lucfcey, f -Renner, f _ Miller, c Mantcll, g _ May, g -- 21 G. -.3 _ 7 70 F. Pts. 3 9 1 19 1 9 0 2 4 12 9 SI F. FtB. 2 8 1 15 By DAVIS J. WALSH I. N. S. Sports Editor. NEW YORK, Mar. 11.--Probably the most misunderstood of our sterling young men of the prize' ring is Maxwell Addlchcad Baer, who is currently in our midst for the pur- xse of resuming n career that was mercifully deterred by the most sensible match the man over made, namely, matrimony. The best that can be said for him, professionally, Is that he went as far as and, indeed, i good deal further than might be expected with his rather limited equipment. The worst--also the least enlightening and accurate version--is what they're saying now, before his meeting tonight with Tommy Farr, the Britisher, at Madison Square Garden. They're saying that he never was meant to be a fighter; that he hasn't the stomach for it and that his brother, Buddy, has all the stuff that Max so obviously lacks. And they're wrong, both ways. Buddy is a nice, engaging soul. But he can't fight at oil. As for Max-He can lick anybody he can hit with the only punch he has', a blind- in,; right hand, and that went for Ciirncra, the late Ernie Schaaf and Levinsky. It still goes for Max Schmcling, supposed to be the great- Continued on Page Seventeen. - . 3 Totals -- . Referee--Stillwagon. Umpire--Harper. 17 Christian! G. Pcrrus, f _ 3 K. Brooks, f 2 F. Pts. 0 6 1 Coker Club Invited to Trees Pool Saturday, March 26. TRIAL HEATS IN AFTERNOON PITTSBURGH, Mar. 11.--Entry blanks are in the mall for the University of Pittsburgh's 24th annual interscholastic swimming meet to be held at Trees Pool, Saturday afternoon and evening, March 26. More than 75 schools are being invited to take part in the meet, the high spot of interscholastic swimming in the district. Last year 30 schools took part. Expected back are the leading :cams of 1937, Erie Strong Vincent, Canton McKlnley, Schcnley, and Eu- qucsne, along with Connellsvillc, W. P. I. A. L. champion, a new power in Western Pennsylvania swimming circles. There will be trial heats in the afternoon, with finals going on Oiat night. It is not definitely known yet whether the University championships will be held on the same day, as the National Collcgiutes are to te held at Rutgers, and the Panthers likely will be represented in this meet. F. Cartwright, e 9 H. Brooks, g 4 P. Cartwright, g 3 Totals Leisenrraff Prcsby. C. Hess, t H. Hess, f R. Goodman, c D. Goodman, g Bailey, g , 21 G. _2 2 20 0 8 2 8 5 47 F. Pts. 1 4 Totals 12 Referee--Harper. Umpire--Stillwagon. Games Tuesday. Presbyterians vs. Christians, 7 F. M. E. vs. United Presbyterians, 8. Dawson M. E. vs. Church Brethren,, 9. Perry Township v Trapping Case Is Heard by Matthews UNIONTOWN, Mar. 11.--Traps were set to trap trappers before Judge Ross S. Matthews, in the case of Albert Brotto and Martin Brotto, brothers, of Perry township, charged by Paul Martin, a neighbor, with the larceny of a trap valued at 35 cents. The three youths engaged in trapping animals in their neighborhood und antagonism developed when equipment was discovered missing at various times. Martin Brotto, who told the court he had been trapping for the last 11 years, explained he was always able to identify his own equipment because of a number he stamped on each trap and the plate, carrying his name, which is always attached to each one. DOB Saves Hide, Loses Tail. MINTO, Austialia, Mar. 11.--Fairly expert timing by n doj: here srvcd its hide but not its tail. It leaped fiom ii laihoad t r a c k just m time. It then dashed madly on for another 200 ymds uithoul a whimper before it discoseicd its lo-is 'I he dog then howled miserable ·-CfNTUttY CISTlLUfiC CO. · MOiUA. HI-- « "SEE OUR. WINDOWS" ON THESE COOL CRISP DAYS YOU'LL WELCOME A NEW T-O-P-C-O-A-T · It's too warm for an overcoat. . , too cool to go without... but perfect for one of these now spring coats. Both the new styles and / fabrics give a crisp refreshing note that you will find most desirable. 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