Albany Democrat-Herald from Albany, Oregon on March 19, 1936 · 9
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' ; : - -I . . .... . 1 ' '' .v. ' - ' r SECOND SECTION 1 Sports, Editorial, Classified Advertising, General News ALBANY, LINN COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 1936 The Albany Democrat-Herald, Vol. LXIX, No. 213 The Albany Herald, Vol. LXI, No. 203 Thrilling Games Feature State High School Basketball Title Playlin First Round A LEWIS RETAINS TITLE Ten Feet Up, and Cards Win ! UPSETS MARK TDDAV CURTISSANDSUGAI SLATED FOR MATCH AT ARMORY FRIDAY SALEM PUSHED FROM TOURNEY BY TILLAMOOK NATIONAL AAU TOURNEY PLAY By Henry McLemore , VM Tnm Staff C.rma4rai Denver, Colo., March 19. Vic tors over the highly favored Kan sas City Philcos in the most stun Bradenton, Fla" March 19. Dizzy Dean may be the greatest pitcher in the world, and the loss of the Arkansas cotton picker might cost the team the 1936 championship, but the St. Louis Cardinals are not going to risk their future as a team, simply to satisfy a man they consider the greatest malcontent in baseball Jack Curtiss engages Don Su-gai and Soldier Thomas bathes Herb Bergeson in the special double main event at the armory Friday in the Albany firemen's card. The grapplers will not start their fights until 9:15, following spring opening.-: While the card is a double main event, interest is focused -m the Curtis-Sugai bout. Both wrestlers are fast nnd clever, and the ever-populur Sugai is counted upon for one of his sensational performances. The Thomas-Bergeson bout should be a close second to the Curtiss-Sugai affair. Bergeson has been one of the steadiest grapplers in Albany since the start of the year, but leans well over on the rough side. His last week's choking and towel-hold tactics against Tom Hirai left the fans in a humor' to see him receive some of the like medicine. Thomas, although billed here before, has not performed before Albany fans so the question of whether he can cope with Bergeson remains for Friday night. The Curtiss-Sugai bout probably will be as clean and action-packed as the other match is likely to be rough- Sugai has had a lut of experience since last showing here several times this year and has never failed to please, displaying real ability in w i - i ' ning upset in history of national A. A. U. basketball tournament olay, a determined, hustling K. C. Life team, of Denver, loomed today as the tournament "darli horse", the team to beat. While a capacity crowd of more than 3,000 rocked the rafters of Denver municipal auditorium last night, the Lifers outplayed, out-shot and outfought the veteran Kansas City ciub to win, 41 to 38. Made up almost wholly of players who appeared last year undit the colors of Denver Athletic club, and before that in Wyoming university uniforms, the Life team matched basket for basket with, such stars as Chuck Hyatt, perennial All-American, and Bill (Skinny) Johnson, the great , former Kansas university player. While the K. C. Life victory wm the night's feature, Greeley Statu Teachers college, of Greeley, Col., turned In another thriller In defeating the seeded Gridlcy Motors team, of Wichita, Kan., 53! to 41. In other games, favorites cam through as expected, the Safeway stores of Denver beating Rinaldl Tailors, of Washington, D. C, 40 to 18, and Western Transits of Hutchinson k barely nosing out Denver university, 39 to 32. In quarter-final play, starting at 7 p. m. tonight, Kansas City Life faces another tough assignment in the Western Transit team, v $ Is . Br Vto4 Pm Wednesday's Score Myrtle Creek 28; Mill City 23. Bellfountain 35; Umapine 13. Astoria 33; Benson 29. Corvallis 49; Ashland 18. Franklin 33; Roseburg 29. ' Tillamook 35; Salem 24. Oregon City 37; LaGrande, 29. McLoughlin 26; Bend 13. Salem, Ore., March 19. Astoria's fighting fishermen, defending champions, arid, seven other teams won their way into the second round of the 17th annual state high school basketball tournament in Willamette university's gym . Wednesday. But paired with the 1933 titlists in a. quarter-final bracket. this afternoon was Corvallis, a squad many dopesters think will catch the fishermen in their own nets. Favored for the state B league Championship was Bellfountain, whose boys from "somewhere in Benton county" will face Myrtle Creek. The first day's play brought only two surprises. For the first time since the 1922 tournament, Salem was defeated in an opening game .losing to Tillamook, 33-24. Oregon City came, from behind in the second half of its game with LaGrande to trounce the boys from eastern Oregon, 37-29, after they had led at the half, 15-12. Corvallis ran up the biggest and most one-sided score in outclassing Ashland, 49-18. ' McLoughlin of Miiton-Freewater had little trqpble disposing of Bend, 26-13. The Lava Bears' first visit to a slate tournament since 1924 was made miserable by Monahttn, Mac hi forward, who rang the hoop for 11 points and Fisk, guard, who got 7 to lead the boys from the wheat fields to victory. Bend made only 3 field goals, and scored more points from the free throw line than from the floors McLoughUjv-hcld, only an 8-7 lead at the half. Bond lost Isted. forward; Hendershott, cen- ha " - K 4 his matches and a pleasing pcryj suuuiiiy. For the first time In 15 years, Stanford University copped tlie Pacilic Coast Conference basketball title by downing University of Washington in two straight games. Hcres a tense moment in oft' of the games hen Patcrson scored Lett to right, Loverlch Wi Zonne 3; Calderwood (S; Peterson tW; Stoefeu tS); Bishop W). Scio Baseboller's ; Start Next Week Fighting through the late rounds wlib a badly bruised right hand, Jock MrAvoy. courageous British battler, dropped decision to John Ht-nry Lewis., light-heavy weight champion. In their title bout In Madison Square tiaidin. Here Mr A my Is shown mixing left tub 85 Lewis iiolm hl dusky head to one side adopted a the next meeting, to be held at Salem April 5. WOODBURN ADDED TO STATE LOOP; SEEK ONE MORE Scio. (Special) Scio high school boys will begin baseball practices next week, according to announcement of Coach Cecil today. That, in so many words, is what Branch Rickey, general manager pf the St. Louis club, told me last night "15 minutes after he hod talked to the dissatisfied pitcher by telephone. . "Our relationship," Rickey said, "is the same as -it was whorl 1 wrote htm the now famous letter of Jan. 23. Our difference is not one of money. You can forget about that. The issue is a much more important one thun a few thousand dollars. Believe me when I tell you that it involves not only the career of Frank Frisch as manager, and the careers of the other 28 players on the club, but the future, of the Cardinals as a team. To hire Dean as he now teels, and as he felt last year, and the year before, would be ruinous. , ii "I don't mind telling you that there isn't ,a man on the St. Louis team who wants Dizzy as a team mate unless there is a radical change in his attitude. I won't tell you exactly the things he did, because that's hanging out the, team's linen too prominently. But suppose I create a player and give him actions that parallel Dean's of last year?" I said that would be all right, figuring Rickey would hit pretty close to the truth. "You've got a player on your team," Rickey continued, "who second, guesses everything. Noth- ing satislies h'm. It you lose a game when a sacrifice fails, he says the manager should have told the batter to swing. If - you fail to sacrifice he says the manager has lost five games in three WeeKs by not sacril icing. If you catch a night train after a game, the player says you should have caught a day one, and he won't ride on it: If it's a day train, he wants a night one, This same player 3ks the other players their salaries, and then tells them they're saps to work for so little. "Tluee weeks before the end of the season, and with the club but one game out of first place,, the player openly offers to bet his teammates that the club won't win the .pennant. Also, he tells half his males they won't work with him, and deliberately niisplays balls so he'll lose the game. - "We tried treating Dizzy as an eccentric genius for four years," Beavers Get Lark in From Detroit Tigers Elder. Elder's basketball squad ter and Krog, guard, on fouls in the second half. " Cbrvallis' tall speed dcmois ran away trom Ashland in the first .half, 24-6, and never lulled the pace. Kruger, high scoring guard found the hoop for 14 points, all on field goals. Tillamook's cheesemakers showed class in putting Salem into the consolation round, 35-24. It was a free-fouling game, with 14 personals being called on each team. Tillamook led at tlie hail, 44-9, nnd with forwards Moore and Walker hittir! the net for 16 and nnisnea me season in iirst place in the Linn county league. The seasonal total was 18 wins in 26 games. The cagers were defeated by Newport at Corvallis March 13 by a 19-16 score in one of the first games of the district tournament. Coach Frances Patterson Is al Dizzy Will Pitch, To Anyone, Signs Up ' . .. . Bradenton, Fla., March 19. Peace ,was restored to the rank of the St. Louis Cardinals today when Jerome (Dizzy) i Dean, star pitcher, signed an agreement to ''pitch to anybody on) the club," thus "ending the-verbal duel be' tween Dean and Catcher Virgil Davis which ban raged ;for weeks.- Portland, Ore., March, 19. Woodburn was added to the state baseball circuit last night, in the first step to boost the league to eiiflit clubs. Corvallis or aruAher Portland team probably wm be admitted to round out the circuit. Toledo. Salem, Bend, Hop Gold of Portland, Albany and Eugene are -In the It-ague, ami were represented at last night's meeting. The league schedule will bo Stockton, Cnl., March 19. Steve Larkin, husky right hander who has been pitching in the Texas league the last two .seasons, was turned over to the Portland Beavers today -by the Detroit Tigers. , Larkin was sent to the Beavers to take-the place' of-Jack Wade, lefthander, recalled by the Tigers nt the end of last season. ternating baseball and volleyball practices this wpok as weather permits. Scio girls have no base-bnll games scheduled as yet. 8 points each to lor Skopil, S.t-lcm's lone high scorer, the visitors had little trouble. Personals sent Skopil ard Wagner, Salem center, and Long, Tillamook guard, from the game. . Ted Sarpola, Astoria's all-state forward last year, was outscored by Parker, his teammate, who got 15 poinU to lead the attack against Benson. Sarpola had 10. The Fishermen got away to an early lead but were lucky to be 20-J8 ahead at the ball. ..Gregg, 'Benson forward; tied tlie" scute with two free throws early in the second half, and then a stopwatch which stopped too long threatened to wreck the game. Timer Tom Drynan suddenly found his stopwatch had run completely down. Officials and coaches got their heads together and agreed that two and one-half minutes of the second half had been played. Theji as Sarpola began to find the basket and Benson 'missed many a heart-breaking shot, Astoria kept a slim lead until the final gun. It was 31-29 with 26' seconas to go when Parker shot to .make it safe for the champs. Franklin's second team staved "t tr 11 2nd and Main Sts. 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Right now, it's the spirit of Dizzy Dean bguinsW the spirit of the Cards, and I can't tell you too strongly that we're not going to kill our team spirit for any individual. "After all, we won four pennants in six years without Dizzy, and only one in four years with ENSEMBLE DINNER SET... with a The finish of two weeks of spring football practice, comes Ft i-day afternoon on Central field as two squads of Bulldogs compete against each other in a eontest which will wind up activities. The high school has been drilling .for two weeks in fundamentals and plays under Coach Tuffy tiling--sen. Ellincsen announced nn linrnns IPHNEAPPILE TH MAS 0 oz. can s CAMAY W2LET SOAIP 3 bars EJs YELLOW (SOIRfcJ R2EAL 9 lb. sack 25 I him. That's not to say that he was to blame for Our winning but lone in four, but it does show that we can get along fairly well without him." ' (Coprriiht IIM. br l'nltt Prml Hard Wheat 41) lb. 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