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-rONDAY, MARCH 17, 1D30. DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVHXB, T-A. PAGE FIVE. 1 Basketball rrij jyr* CTl/""\ni'T 1 ¥l^T^" 1 * 1¥7^"X¥^Y TX THE SPORTING WORLD By JAMES M. DRISCOLL. Baseball j Keagy Corner and Casey Teams Each Confident of Victory as They Line Up for Second Game of Title Series Clash WHI Betrin at R:30 OVlock Tonight at Stnto Armory. Getting a Chance Behind the Plate C; GIRLS PLAY IN PRELIM "The city independent floor title ·will be determined tonight,"--Keagy Corner. "Wo were- unfortunate in not getting starte! eoon enough in the flrst. game, but wo will win tonight and take the pennant in tho third clash," --Casey Club. That is the word given from the opposing camps as tho Casoy Club and Keagy Corner ciulntyt. made their final statements previous to- tho fiec- ond clash ot the series at tho State Armory this evening. Each sld' Is "confident and cocky." The KeagvM are buoyed up hy tho fact that they won in the first oncounter. The fact lias not diminished Caeey determined ness, however, and the out. flt still believes It will como through in the end. Such s p i r i t shown itself in the play on tho floor and without question there will bo a hot battle (luring the hour beginning af S:03 o'clock. Kach side has been p r a c t i c i n g diligently since- the flMt clash and a better brand of basketball is a n t i c i - pated. A;3 before, reserved seatfi are available at. K'-«.Ky'* and Tangrettl \ Pimarl'ti stores. The p r e l i m i n a r y same w i l l feature two girl clul*;--Siddy W a a w r ' s South Side passive; and the Tray-Wilson club of Scottdaie. These teanw played as a preliminary attraction to tho previous game and the g i r l contest, under boye rules. wns popular. No date for a t h i r d game, if ono la necessary, has been set. Close-up of Francis Lm' Vegue. of Berkeley, Calif.. youn» catcher, who will be flven a chance to show what he can do behind the plate for the New York Giants. Ha U one of the promising catchers expected to materialize for th« coming season. ZIMMERMAN, COKER GRADUATE, DOING TRACK AT BETHANY Another Ball Club Asks for Berth in Loop nKTHA.VY, Va.. M a r c h 17.-Great f i c t i v i t y can IIP seen e v e r y day now liofli - n the- a t h l e t i c !i!d and in the- g y m u j i s i i m i as Coach I-'. I*. Xuss sf-ndw h i s B e t h a n y t r a c k vandid-ites i h r o n g h tlipir pac;H in p r e p a r a i t ' M i for I'.ie 1!O i . c h e d u l o w h i c h F e t s u n d e r w a y ( l i e l i s t o f thi.s m o n t h . The p r e s e n t H q u u d is composcil nt about. 25 e;uididiitf-s. Of I h i s c a l a r g o n u m b e r are l e t t e r men from hist sea? - ) i i . All of t h e frps'ihnu-n a s p i r a n t s h a v e on viable records to u p h o l d , and a g r e a t d c i i i Is e x p e c t e d u t ' . t h e m . Among these new men are flruh:;, former Wheeling High athlete who holds the Olilo Valley A l h l e t i c As" o c i i i l i o n record tor t h e j a v o l i u . Zim- nifrniai!. a man frojn Connells- v i l l c . is a Id-second man. M a n n , a m i l e r from M a s s i l l o n , Ohic, is S'how- ing up w e l l . Those men all look p r e t t y good, and are giving lus.t years v e t e r a n s c r u n for t h e i r money. T h e t y : i i c u l Jlarch w e a t h e r h a s p r o h i b i t e d a great m a n y outdoor w o r k o u t s . H o w e v e r , a.i'ter basketball season tho bleiielier.s were cleared J'rorn t h e U"ick in tho gym and when o u t d o o r r( hoarsals are impossible, tho wooden (rack is used. The first s c h e d u l e d meet i« an indoor affair at West V i r g i n i a U n i v e r s i t y at Morgantown, March -2. Still another applicant for a berth in the proposed City Baseball Luagv-s has come forward. It is the Paramount team, comprised o-f a g r o u p o! well known diamond performer.'. A year ago tho North End Sh: sgers did a good job w i n n i n g many bn-:e-bull games. This season, however, w i t h the o r g a n i z a t i o n of a strong I O O J L - t h e y havo reorganized, added some uew material, and changed the nanii!, becoming identified w i t h C. A. W igncr, manager of tha Paramount Theatre. George KoberUicci is maiia^ar of tho team and has notified the -ports editor of The Courier that he vie lies to mako application for a league position. Among his l i n e - u p are such stars a.? Panzclla, Johnson and 1'itu-ment, all of whom rank with the leading sand-lot performers of the c o m m u n i - ty. They are also k n o w n as ;i!lars of the League of Nations team, w h i c h c l u b held a place in the- l i m e l i g h t he-re for several years. Jack Qulnn, former Dunbar diamond performer. wa« on the kno!l Saturday against Erokolyn. Jack twirled tho last three innings and he got off in excellent f t h a p o in the f i r s t two but In the final one, tho Dodgers nicked him for f o u r runs. However, the l'h !I - adelphia Athletics, world champions, won tho fray, S to 5. Joe Spiogal of Union town took tho 135-pound national junior amateur championship hy scoring a let hnicul knockout over Dudley Curtis of lirockeuridge, Mich., in the :toconcl round at G r a n d Kapkls, Mich. Joe It! well know here, having f o u g n t on many occasions in this vicinity. Tony Marino of McKeeHport, also known hero, was defeated in the finale for the 112-pound title. * * .* /Uiviontown lost a tough b a l ' l e i.o Nuvv Kensington Friday n i g h t in the W. P. I. A. League eliminations wlu-n after f o u r extra periods it suffered a 23-- .22 reversal. All records lor the tourney were shattered as the teams fought desperately to enter the flnala. The scoring by quarters wa;; Union tow u 1, 4, 7, 4, 2, 0, 4 and C; New Kensington, 2, 4, 7, 3, 2, 0, 4 ami It By defeating Fenn State freshmen, 29 to 23, the- Pitt Yearlings chalked up the 47th coneecutlve t r i u m p h on Saturday. NINEFAYETTE TEAMS ENTERED IN FLOOR MEET Cage Competition at Waynes- bnrg College to Begin Thursday Afternoon. DRAWINGS ARE MADE KNOWN Nine Fayette county high schools-Dunbur Township, North Union, Perry Township, Brownsville, Belie Vernon, Fayette City, Masontown, Point Marton and German township ·-- are entered in tho sixth annual tri-state basketball tourname-n-t lo be held at Wayneeburg College on Thuraday, Friday and Saturday, March 20, 21 and 22. Five of the quintets will swing into action on Thursday while, the others will get their baptium of fire on the following day, according to the drawings for tho first round a« announce*. Saturday by Tournament Director James M. Miller. Dunbar Township, champions of Section 12, W. P. 1. A. league, will get into action on ThurBday evening in the Claw A program, meeting tha Mount Lebanon team of Pi Its burg. North Union T o w n s h i p , title holders of Section 13, 13 to meet. German Townehlp, a contender in the same division, on Thursday night In the Class A schedule-. Perry Township, a Class B competitor, which finished as runner-up to Dunbar, swings into action Friday morning, I n k i n g on Leechburg. The complete drawings follow: Thursday Afternoon, Class B. S-ewickley Township vs. Browne- ·ville. Wheeling Catholic C e n t r n l vs. Fay- etto Township. Mars vs. Point Marion. Herminie vs. Maplelon. Thursday Krcnlntr, Class A. McKeea Km'ks w. Brookville. Mount Lebanon vs. Dunbar shtp. North I'nion vs. German Township. Waync«burg vs. Clairton. M u n h a l l va. Fairmont. Friday Morning, Class B. Masontown VB. Blackeville, W. Va. yredericktown vis. Payette City. Daybrook'. W. Va., vs. Cannicha«l8, Leechbtirg vs. Porry Township. Friday Afternoon, Class A. Swisasvale vs. Burgettetown. McKcefi 'Hooks va. Rank In. Erie Academy VB. Belle Vernon. SCOTTDALE LEGION TO SPONSOR ENTRY INJUNIOR SERIES SCOTTDALE, March 17,--A« announced in these- columns over a week ago, A m e r i c a n Legion junior baseball w i l l bo in vogue here, Thomas A. Lewellyn Post No. 240, naming a c o m m i t t e e to h a n d l e the competition. Orran Laughrey, Quay S. King, Eldin Daugherty, Meade Tannohill, William Percy, William Guest and S. B. Bulick are receiving information on tho plan. When Monessen won one- and Connellsville took two to administer three etraight defeats to the Dunbar Township High pitee-ere, It was the flrst time that n Lelsenring quintet had suffered three consecutive re- veroals since the 1925-26 campaign. Dickerson Run Is Winner Of Lake Erie Tenpin Meet; In N;Y.C. Finals March 29 S O R D S P O I N T S ' * * · · k · Meet Mister Shires 3dumber Two ^^mmmm^mm^^ MCW YOR 6UHT RBceurr BB01HKR. OP GWBAT* ART 4 Ends Great Career ®- E. A. Erickson Stars as Yough- J^h»hy Division Scores Close Victory. TOTAL SCORE OF 633 PINS The teiipin howling toan: at Dickerson Rii-i won tho championship of the Pit.tsburg Lake K r l o Kailroud on Saturday niffht in the elimination t o u r n a m e n t held at the Hoxian alleys at McKecs Kocks. By virtue of th(! t r i u m p h , the Yough- iopheny Division w i l l represent the railroad !n the finals of tlit? New York Centra! Lines at Columbus, Ohio, on Saturday evenlnic. March 29, competing with the other pennant, winning wjuads o;' the various sul sidiaries- of the ajrstem. Diekerton Run's margin was only two pins. Youngstown. Oh;o, finishing as r u n n e r - u p . The great lerformance of E. A- t-rlcttson of the Yc-ughlogheny waa responsible for the victory. Erlckaon was the last player t go to the. alleys In the meet. A gin nee at the score sheet showed that In order to -nose out the Ohiolans, a triple strike was necessary in the final frame as Dicker»on Run was i railing by 2S pins. The Tri-Towner heaved his first ball aud the 10 plus were sw-ept down. Taking his time, Erickson sho-t another one down tho alley und a second strike was recorded. On his third and dual throw, the phu were again to-ppled and the Yough boys received a two point-edge. Erickson was hitting In his stride as in the final clash ho recorded a figure of :'56, tho highest of the tournament. H i * work previous to that was very god, he having a total of 633 for th- three games. His other scores were 105 and 182. Dlck-erson Run had a total count of 2,569 while Youngs-town finished aou- ond with 2,567. NtcKees Roc its was left far beblnd despite the fa t that the c l u b was performing on li * home alleys. Its figure'waa 2,453, Newell did not compete Yoiiugstown Beaten l)j Two Points in Hotly Contested Howling Match. M'KEES ROCKS IS IN THIRD PLACE The personnel of the Dickerson Run c l u b is: Krnes-t S. Harsbman, Joseph W. Shall-euberger, E. A. E-rickson, Janwa W. S.proat and James F. Peebles with Walter Stoebe-r as utility. The match was under the A. B. G. regulations as will be the New York Central finals in which several h u n - dred ten pin artiHb; will compete. The scores ol the Dickerson Run team follows: Sproat .'. 1SS 16.2 ISO 5UO Shallenberger ,,.,, 105 165 160 490 Harshman 141 144 157 442 Peebles ....160 14*5 16S 474 Erickson 1S5 182 256 633 CHARLES HYATT, FORWARD. Chipper Charley Hyatt, regarded as; the greatest Tjaskotball player In the c o u n t r y , Saturday night brought to a close his colleglata career, one oE thi best of a)J times, when he tallied 12 points to keep the PHtsburg Panthers ahead in whipping P,enn State, 47 to ao. Charley, a product of A. J. Everhart at the Unloutown High School, wa» captain o;t the Golden Panthers this campaign, his third as a regular on the Varsity. During hia freshman year he waa the 1lg gun of (he Yearlings roster. Hyatt collected flvo field goals and two foula to send his season's scoring to 315 and his collegiate record ot tallies to 900, ono ot the biggest marks ever collected by any court ace. Ohlpper, a groat team performer, boastB a pair of the canniest basketball eyea. He is very fast and an accurate shot. Hifl passes carry a zip and when Charley throws he knows where the ball's going. With his passing, Pitt loses its greatest cage performer. Pitt Stars Will Play Tomorrow at Uniontown School UNIONTOWN, March 17.--The players who made the University. oC Pittsburg basketball team the success it was during the past year, led hy Charley Hyatt, will play in TJniotUown on Tuesday evening against a picked club, composed mostly o:C th 1026 champion high school club, re- enforced with stars of the season just ended. 'With Hyatt, who was captain of the high school team when it marohed to its 1925 success, will be Les Cohen, who starred on the same outfit, and then fought side by side with Hyatt through the four seasons at Pitt. Zehfuss and other. members of the squad who have finished their terms as Pitt stmdents In June, will also play tomorrow. Against the crack Pitt performers will be a combination composed of Harry Phillips, Joe Hackney, Bus Albright and Markle Raukin, of the championship high school club, "Ited" ·Ryan of Grove City, "Sleepy" Glenn and Doyle of West. Virgin is, Avery of Waynesburg, G-enoveSe of-St. Vifwent. The* game will be played in the La- Faye-tte. Junior High School under the auspices d£ Templ.e Israel and the entire proceeds will go to charity. There will be a preliminary at 7:i!0 o'clock and the main a t t r a c t i o n w i l l be at 8:45 o'clock. Totals .._.849 799 9212569 Now Kensington Y. M. C. A. defeated .Teannetto S-emlers, 40 to 2H, Saturday to win the championship ot the independent basketball tournament which was conducted at Greenshnrg. The meet was open for Westmoreland county quintets. ' nbar Quintet Plays Tomorrow At Mt. Pleasant A'OUST PLEASANT, March 17.-The Ramsay High School gymnasium is tpected to be crowded tomorrow eve ing when the Mount. Pleasant pas ers take on the highly touted Dili bar Township q u i n t e t , title winner of Section 12, W. P. 7. A. League. V hile the Mo unties Buffered a re- ver a! at the Lelsenring floor earlier In he season, the local followers are con idc-nt of victory as tho Singley ma hiuo has shown grejjt Improve- me t. I is believed that the three con- sec Hive reversals for the Leisenrlng clu i, ^dministersd by Monessen and Co.- neilsrllle, has wrecked (he morale of hat team and local expectations of. a t iumph are- high. Marty Fiedler Is Manager Of Pittsburg Pirates Farm In South Atlantic Circuit NEW CASTLE fflGH IS CONQUERED BY Ray Y. Henry's Passers Completely Outplay Favorites. In W. P. I. A. League. Former Scottdale Player to Boffin Training- ut Columbia, S. C., Next Monday. WAS SKIPPER AT JOHNSTOWN ENTER FINALS TUESDAY NIGHT Outplaying and cutmanmrrerlng the highly touted New Castle Higli bas- ke-teera, th« atrong- quintet of Dn- iuesn© Pllgh. School, coaohed by Hay V. Henry, a product of the Connells- villo High Sohool, advanced into the finals of the Western Pennsylvania In- te-rfloholaMic Athletic League's Ixiaket- bail tournament at Pitt Stadium Saturday evening by scoring a decisive Miargin of 22 to 14. Henry's combination took? the Mfcua- tlon in hand and bested) tbo New Castle clan in every stage of the battle and a,8 tho result ·will encounter New Kensington tomorrow night for the league championship. The success of tho Duqueane club under the guidance of the former Coker is regarded as marvelous aa the Dukea had not been given any consideration for competition f u r t h e r than the flrst round but the lighting qualities, instilled by tho one-time star of the Orange and Black here, could not be denied and today the teaotn it being regarded a» the better of the two finalists. Many OonnellflTllle fana will trek tc Pitt Stadium, tomorrow to see the Henry machine in action. Two y«ars ago Henry's flrst qulate! at Duquesne High swept through all competition to win. the circuit pennant. F. L. Bettinson, member of tho British hoard of Pxxlng control, eays "I think Phil Scott haul a very rav deal. He should undoubtedly havo the fight on a foul but for some rea- eon heel known to himself the refereo saw fit to tear up the 1xxk of ruiei In the first round and throw tho fragments to tho four winds. Scott w«-i undoubtedly fouled. I didn't think Ivt boxed remarkably well, neither did t think he wae aggressive enough, but he certainly did what little boxinj; was seen. He wae hit low three timai and though the first blow, BO far ai the eye could'Judge, didn't hurt him, the second and third blows which were fouls, resulted, of course, in hi'i losing the fight." ·SOOTTDALFi, Mnroh 17.~Martj Fledlr, a member of the 8oottdal« Cardinal's s]uad In the MlddJo Atlantl* League last season, has be«n mad« manager of tho Little Pira-to- farm i^ Colimibla, South Carolina, according to word received here. Marty, who camo hero with the St Loul« Cardinals roster In early S'pririn of !S2fS and who bpcftino very popiiiai with his great playing at third baa and fine work with the bat under Manager Edwin Huwley Dyor, has been wintering In California, his home. After training with tho PittalRirfl Pirates at Paso Bobles, Cal., where h looked over several rookies who ar« to be schooled in hia, kindergarten, Fiedler departed for Lea Angeles to complete arrangements for the National Leaguers tc/ visit the movU studios at Hollywood. Marty then will proceed to Chicago for a visit with his father, AVbert Fiedler, who iformeiN ly mined gold In Alaska. Marty ex- pe!t.a to land in Columbia one woelt from today when his team will start training for the South Atlantic Leagu« race. Marty left tho Scottdale club earlj In the race d u r i n g tho first half of thu ·schedule when ho was named manage* of tho Johnstown team, also of tha Midd'lo Atlantic. He also held down third baso for the Floor City entry. Fiedler had a good batting averag* for the 1929 drive. In 10.0 gamoa while in the Scottdale and Johnstown lineups, he collected a mark at .383, He batted 377 times and poled out 137 clouts, Including 20 doubles, fouj triples and one home run, The ewati went for a total of 168 bases. Mart) scored 63 runs. Fiedler had 10 sacrifice hite, received 25 walks, was hit once by a pitched ball, stole five- bases and struok out five times He drovo In tl runs, Marty was the hard-eat man in the MlddJe Atlaintiu League (o atrike out considering that he whiffed but live times In 100 games. In 95 games when he played third base, Fiedler compiled a fielding average of .947, making 86 putoutH and taking care of 219 assists while making 17 errors. His selection by Barney Drey-fun's in believed n wise one a* Marty Is A brainy player. He Is a aumrt thlrrt basoman and a clever batter and ·whim he is iiv tho lineup, he la a constant menace. Local fans are ·wishing him success in his position with the Pi« rates of the National Lea«ue. "YOU WOULDN'T TURN A DOG? OUT OKA NIGHT LIKE THRled NELL "Bat father, with hia slick city w«ys and pertained hair, he turned my head . . . " "Out ye go!" roared the irascible old yeoman . :.. "city gal of mine · that gives away the last of my smoother and better O L D G O L D S suffers the consequences. Down to the corner store witth ye, and ibring back a fresh carton or never darken my doorstep iigaln!" OLDGOLB OP. LorlllardCo. FASTEST CROWING CIGARETTE IN HISTORY.. .NOT A COUGH IN A CARLOAD Listen in , . . OLD GOLD--PAUL WHITBMAN HOUR, every T»e»d«y, 9 P. M., Batt«rn Tim»

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