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Mines Five "toppled By Wildcats Arizona Republic, Phoenix, Tuesday Morning, February 18,1941 - (Section Two) Page Thref JOE LOUIS FLATTENS DORAZIO IN SECOND ROUND , the University of Arizona "hack the pace-sotting Texas to 50, in a Borrirr Con- basketball game here to- than three minutes to "ount 52 to 50 the ,« unloosed a scoring show* smothered the Muckers. tt W» Arizona's first victory * over the Miners the Wildcats two a series at El I'aso Mines forward and n the conferences leading <"* ' * captured individual high- "ffiowrs v"h 23 tallies. ^sophomore A'ince Cullen of who set a season »oor- of 31 points against ew Mexico Sate WUdcats with "~ " " ~ " ^.iTTrirx Cage League Son/a Henie's Successor- Garden Mat Champion ShoWS Feature Won OldFormTo Gain hdd a 30 to 25 advantage •t -the haU. Employing clever passing and a . :TT re ak Arizona skyrocketed jjfn «n early lead. With the game Slight minutes old the Cats £l out in front, 14 to 5. Mines. hwwer, snapped out of it, and lose the rest of the way. , tt close the re In a Veliminary Daniel's Brag- Ss, Tucson independent team. 58-45. Lobos Offer Tempe Tilt Lead Taken By Wyoming DENVER, Feb. 17— (AP) — Six •^ consecutive victories shot Wyoming, a big preseason favorite, 'into unchallenged possession of the Bie Seven Conference basketball lead today for the first time this season. Moreover, the Cowboys are in the enviable position of playing their! two closest pursuers, Utah and! Colorado, one against the other in I the closing weeks of the title scamper. Wyoming has defeated the second-place Ties twice and third-place Colorado's defending champions once. The leaders will tackle CU again at Boulder in their final contest March 8 in what will be either a "money" game or little more than an exhibition, insofar as Wyoming's title chances are concerned. Utah and Colorado, on the other, hand, have yet to play their two' games with each other. The first! will be at Boulder Friday and the! second at Salt Lake City a week! later. j Sophomore Ken Sailors' six field ;oals carried Wyoming to a 36-31 victory over Utah Friday, as the Redskins, ruggedest defensive club erne engagement here February 21.22 to make up an unplayed Bor- jer Conference basketball game scheduled at Tempe last week. decree White, director of Lobo athletics, said the Border Conference commissioner would dispose of the case if so arrangement could he reached on the fill-in game. Dot to a misunderstanding, Tempe did not have the game on its hooks when the New Mexico team appeared at Tempe last Thursday, White said. won five straight until losing twoj in a row to Wyoming and the loss I last week snapped their tie for first place. Colorado's Buffaloes,' although beaten in three of their first five games, have now captured four in succession to cling to third place with only three league games remaining on their schedule. Twenty-four-point shooting by dark-skinned Leason McCloud o'f Newton, Kan., earned Colorado a 43-35 triumph against Denver. McCloud and Bob Kirchner collabo- r- . - , „ . rated in Saturday night's 37-35 win The conference schedule called \ over Colorado State, which was (or'a one-game appearance by about as close as the Buffaloes ever h-ve come to losing to a conference Tempe here February 22. At state college tonight, Kermit Laabs, director of athletics, announced this week's two-game series between the Aggies and Tempe had been changed from Thursday and Friday to Wednesday and Thursday, at the request of Tempe officials. This change would make possible Tempe'* acceptance of the double date offered by the Lobos. ! foe in their fieldhouse. The biggest jump of the week was made by Brigham Young, advancing from sixth to fourth by reason of a 40-36 success against Colorado State and a SI-SI overtime verdict over Denver Saturday night. TEMPE ACCEPTS TEMPE. Feb. 17—Arizona State Teachers College at Tempe accepted tonight an invitation to play New Mexico University a two-game! .- 1 " e . Kries in Albuquerque Februwyi^ed t Stevenson Park Fives Gain Split I The Stevenson Park quintets di-i By O'Mahoney PHRIS ZAHARIAS, one of those ^ "Crying Greeks" of the wrestling game, met up with Danno O'Mahoney, the Irish pride, in the main-event hout at Madison Square Garden last night, but it didn't turn out to be such a happv event for Zaharias. The Greek matster substituted for Chief Little Wolf when the colorful Indian was unable to appear because of an attack of ptomaine poisoning, and the Zaharias substitution meant little to O'Mahoney. After an hour of hectic battling, the Irish ace climbed out of the ring with his second triumph in two appearances here, and a possible bout with Vincent Lopez next week if Promoter John Contos can arrange the affair. Lopez tentatively agreed to meet the winner. Zaharias is noted for his rough tactics in the ring, as are his brothers. But he surprised the fans_ by discarding his usual tricks, And for | Zaharias at the start of the turned "in a c!e? n nU scfenli'f?c I ' a per-i~'; c ' a ^ d in - agreement - formanco, matching O'Mahoney At - u hold for hold. TOPS WORLD SKATERS: Megan Taylor is easy on the ice as she works out in San Francisco. Miss Taylor made tho hazardous trip from England via Australia to appear in a number of events, the first in St. Paul, Minn. She took Sonja Henie's world women's amateur figure skating championship when the Norwegian star turned professional. She won the title in 1938 in Stockholm, repeated a year later in Prague. There was no. competition last year. a-22. following the close of the basketball season when Vernon Tuckey be ready to handle the sur...._ two tilts in Work ProjectsIg"* on a .,f COnd '«*» sq " ad ; Administration Basketball LeagueiPrather will carry the smallest '" 1 °" "" "— armory .court, the \ Coyote varsity squad in years in Coyotes Boast Bright Baseball .Prospects gASEBALL prospects are looking brighter at Phoenix Union High School where Coach Cliff Prather is busy building a nine out of green material. Prather made his first tentative cut last week when he limited his varsity squad to 18 players. He expects to cut the squad to 13 men J uniors dr tO B °° ker uiiuwyeu DoraeriM^ 1 °. thcr Barnes the Verde Park booked here Oast ^ get 2 £°!i nced T the °P tim ists ooQsea nere jast 22-5; the Madison Juniors defeated rfat.* ,,*t\, 41, XT I Harmon Park, 29-23, and the Gar- dates with the New | field Seniors defeated University v . '« at Las Cruces were,Park, 38-21, to gain a split for changed from Thursday and Friday teams from that park. P to Wednesday and Thursday to permit the Bulldogs to play the extra game with New Mexico, Lavik said. Lily Cage Quint Games today: Southside Bantams vs. Verde Park, 5*" p. m.; Harmon Park Midgets vs. Washington. 6 p. m.: I South Phoenix vs. Tolleson, 7 p. m.; Father Emmett's Mission vs. *T __LI DDCTI/ :A vondale. 8 p. m.; Southern Pa- I CLCRLeS LOO W cific vs - Peoria, 9 p. m. The Lily Ice Cream and PBSW Wintets will settle their season feud in City Basketball League Play when they tangle on the Arizona Vocational School floor at 7:30 o'clock tonight. Each team 2™ Jj-° wins in four E ames played this season. The 0. B. Marston and Shumway insurance fives will tangle in we second game at 8:30 o'clock. line for filing entries was to 5 o'clock tomorrow, 5* !& scheduled to get under! *% 'Friday, Arlie Galbraith, tourney director, announced yesterday. College Basketball Indiana 40. Ohio State 33. Illinois 56. Iowa 53. Wisconsin 43. Purdue 42. Michigan 42. Chicago 39. Minnesota 55. Northwestern 34. Texas A and M 46. Texas Christian 45. Missouri 30. Kansas State 28. Iowa State 44. Oklahoma 3O. Tulsa 29, St. Louis University 26 (overtime i. Oklahoma A and M 30, Kansas 26. Grinnell -Jr. Monmoulh 37. Kcntuckv 60. Georgia Tech 41. Oregon State 43, Idaho 19. Duke 44. North Carolina State 37. Tennessee 37. Vanderbilt 36. Alabama 42. Georgia 37. Tulane 63. Louisiana State 46. bringing them along rapidly. As it looks now, most varsity players will be seniors, several of whom have never before made an effort to make the team. Bill Farmer, who has a rifle arm, is looking good both in the field and at bat, and may solve the third-base problem. Bob Warren, veteran infielder, looks to be a much improved player, while Prather plans to experiment with Eddie Gallardo as an infielder, once the veteran fly- hawk is released from the basketball squad. Bob Norton, a big boy who throws with an easy motion, may be transformed into a pitcher. If not, he is certain to fit in some place on the varsity for he is a hard worker who looks like a hitter. The Coyotes open their season on the local diamond March 7 when they face the veteran Casa Grande Cougars, champions of the East Central Conference last season. Phoenix faces a serious test in conference play March 21 when the club goes to Yuma to face a veteran Criminal nine which . Then it happened. The Greek became enraged because of his inability to break a wicked wrist lock hold—so he promptlv gouged his way out. And from then on he put on a hectic battle, that had Referee Jerry Markus on the jump trying to keep things under control. But the Irisher caught up with him after 42 minutes. 17 seconds and turned loose his famous "Irish whin" to take the first fall. They came back for more after the rest period. O'Mahoney again applying a series of his famous holds to have Zaharias in a bad way just as the time-keeper sig- nalled the end of one hour, the time limit for the bout. Hard Boiled Hagcerty proved too much for Terrible Terry McGinnis in the semifinal. Despite his monicker. Terrible Terry decided to turn scientific—and that's where he made his mistake. The 265- pound Haegerty would have none of that stuff and proceeded to take the first fall with a backhreaker in 12 minutes and the second with a questionable stranglehold in seven minutes. The Cardiff Giant took the hero 14th Title Victory PHILADELPHIA, Feb. IT—(AP)—The old Joe Louis—the Brown Bomber who was supposed to be on the road down—quit his kid ding tonight. With a whistling right-hand smash that was just as explosive, jus as sharp and just as damaging as any he ever has thrown, the dusky destroyer put Gus Dorazio to sleep in one minute, 30 seconds of the second round of their scheduled 15-round bout to successfully defend his world heavy-weight championship for the 14th time. It was an altogether different Joe Louis than the fellow who was wild with his punches against Al McCoy in Boston less than two months ago. And it definitely was a far different fighting man than the slow-punching boxer who could do no more damage to Red Burman's chin than a feather duster less than three weeks ago in New York. This was the Louis who "rocks' 'em and wrecks "em." And the 15,90i! fans who jammed Convention Hall—biggest crowd ever to indoor'fight in Philadelphia i in agreement, i'.-i, he was bigger than for any of his 13 previous title defenses, and while Gus top was heavier than for most of his previous fights, he still was 10 pounds lighter than Louis. But 10 pounds, or a hundred, It would have made no difference tonight. For this was more like the destroyer rated by many as the greatest puncher ever in the ring, it was the heavy-duty cannon who sent Max Schmeling to a hospital, who took Tony Galento apart and who has dominated the heavyweights like a dictator since he tore the title from gallant old Jim Braddock four years ago. For one round, he sparred around with Dorazio, trying to lure the low-slung South Philadelphia!! out of his crouch. Then, with the second round hardly under way, he started moving in. As Dorazio lunged forward, he ran right into a long, straight left that straightened him up. Before he could get down into his shell again, a right hand that traveled no more than six inches crashed flush against his chin with the effect of a 16-inch shell. The beetle-browed local boy hit the canvas on his face, and lay over the jumps in the opening] there, his nose digging into the bout. The bearded bad man tossed resin, as Referee Irving Kutcher everything in the books at HardVj completed his count of 10. Gus Kruskamp. then finished him off after 17 minutes of mat mayhem with a broad jump. o Overtime Tilt Won By Y-Coeds The Y-Coeds captured a 26-25 victory from the Phoenix Hi-Y quintet in an overtime tilt in the poDFREY'S "Gluttons romped into Young Men s Christian Association iu- lead in the Phoenix Linen Suj. K ., Older Boys Church Basketball I League as second half play opened last jg^ I night. The Gluttons took a clean sweep Bowling BOWLING CENTER the pply T pfl^Mip nn thp V\TPA *-«<-A Tk » at the expense The teams were deadlocked 1 1.239.1.074. Big at 23-all at the end of regulation play. Brooks of the winners taking scoring honors with IS points. In other games, First Methodist trounced First Baptist, 33-9; North Phoenix Hi-Y edged Desert Mission, 27-26; Central Methodist topped the Molokans, 15-12, and the Presbyterians jolted Capitol Methodist, 25-12. In senior league play tonight, Garfield and the Catholic Saints will tangle at 7 o'clock, and Phalanx will meet Capitol Christian at 7:45 o'clock. was a sensation in district play last spring. Other games: March 14—Peoria at Phoenix; March 27—Phoenix at North Phoenix, March 28—Buckeye at Phoe- ot Damon's Demons, un in the winner^ at- nix. April 4—Phoenix at Tempe, April S—Phoenix at Glendale, April 11—North Phoenix at Phoenix, April 15—Phoenix at Tolleson, April 18—Mesa at Phoenix, April 125—Open. Canines Now Bred For Race, But Pedigrees, Mongrels Are Set To Challenge For American Dog Derby Honors BV HERB GORDON Ha., Feb. 17—Sour- and greenhorns; pedi- *~* meet once Dog Derby 1917 the amusement of ^' hen Ashton was m - the ear] y spring of ? is Ule °W«t o£ ^ United States. drivers are th e Ashton Thunderbolt, over the then new 10- track in 26 minutes, ln 1938 and Ashton, who learned his from Baum, copped a Jr"S°' cutting his teacher to* \ ttlrd consecutive vic- P. enna nent possession ler trophy. little tmvn in moun is prepared ° the in rly days of the race, dogs -" Several times ite an honor to win " 6 . not Disinterested Prize money. ertacle has seen some some mj ehty peculiar ogs. evm •-""us » ,S S ca Ptured by „ *er tal^ure of canines as other. In more have been n view. the unmatched of the first was the set that Iriver" Smith to in the initial race, was composed of s of doubtful an* Shepherd and a bull_ second seven-flog string, no U'fil-rt *.l:i-_ ; ._ i___ . _. were breed, •Llewellyns and Irish— wlth touch in. '24, with Celey Baum, winner in 1988 and '39, and swift team again are favored to capture American Dog Derby at Ashton, Ida^ February 22. full-blooded Belgian police dogs, but that was the only time this breed won. . Tud Kent, six-time winner who last won in '28, favored setters, and raced mostly Llewellyns. Typical of the present-day type which usually wins is the string owned by Heseman. His are a cross between greyhounds and setters—especially bred for racing. Long of leg and hard as nails, they show plainly the grayhound strain, but are larger than their uncrossed brothers. Originally drivers used the same almost flat and bulky sleds that are still in sen-ice where dog teams are employed for necessity, but drivers have developed an extremely light, yet rugged sled that has the appearance of a chaise longue frame without legs. President of the American Dog Derby Association, a com- munity setup which sponsors the race, is Warren Cordingley of Ashton, a racer of the early '20s. He claimed such victories as first place in the 105-mile grind in Calgary. Cordingley's son, Don, is a three- time winner of the Ashton show. Only five drivers entered the first American Dog Derby. There will be no fewer than 15, perhaps 20, this trip. The original course extended from West Yellowstone, Mont., to Ashton, a distance of 68 miles, over timbered stretches of typical Rocky Mountain terrain. Kent, whose feats in derby racing have become legendary, captured the inaugural in a raging blizzard in a little more than 26 hours. In '18. the second race was run on a 10-mile figure eight course adjacent to Ashton, but it's quite a jump, from the first course to the one of today. ,. This >" ear . from a grandstand at the starting-finishing line, spectators will see the teams the entire length of the course. Until '36, cash prizes were the In that year ^ e KupipT,- Kugler Trophy was put up. Only three names are inscribed ? A £. tr °Phy— Lloyd VanSickle of Ashton. Baum and Heseman, v^n r ^i s , ters fr °m Marysville, Ida. Van Sickle, an Ashton resident, came down in front in '36 and '37. i-verythmg still goes, and this years race is expected to turn up some first-class oddities, like, for instance, the time Olcott Zarn won even though one of his Belgian police dogs took sick and was loaded near Ashton, The track remains pull. onto the sled for the other four to tack was Godfrey Atwater, who totaled 454. while D. Walker's 395 was high for the losers. Steele's Stoozes won one game and total Dins. 1.402-1,351, for an even break with Vernon's Vipers, first half champions. Bob Cook hit 567. hizh for the night and for the winners, while V. Stewart upset 449 sticks for the Vipers. Whit Koper Motors assumed undisputed possession of first place In the Phoenix Motor League, winning three of four points from Studebaker Mechanics. 2,403-2.276. Two points separate the leaders from the three teams deadlocked for second place. T. G. Goldle was high man for the winners with 512. while r.. Borcen upset 902 sticks for the Mechanics. Ed Luke Motors won three of four points from Coulter Motor Company. 2.246-2.226. with top honors going to J. Young of the, winners with 513. Bob Foster hit 469 to lead Coulter Motors. Packard-Phoenix Motors w-on four forfeit points from Sands Motor Company, turning in a 2.437 series in gaining their win. "Shorty" Pedersen beat Kenny Henry bv one pin for honors with a 51fi series. Packard-Phoenix. Ed Luke's and the Mechanics are tied for second place. Reds won four straight forfeit points from the Blacks to remain in first place in the Republic and Gazette League. The win boosted the Reds' lead to two points over the Greens. The loop leaders hit 1.7S6. with Chet Whclan bagging-a 516 The' Greens won three of four from the Blues. 1.234-1.161, with Phil Harding topping the winners with -!50 and Lou P.ees' 40S pacing the Blues. The Greys grabbed off a trio of wins at the expense of-the Oranges, 1,8871.829. Respective honors went ti> Mason Bear with 489 and Ralph Sprague with 520. , In the fourth match, the Purples chalked UD a clean sweep at the expense of the Whites to the tune or 1.828-1.750. Buryl King shot 177-177-197—551 to lead the winners, while Fred Stcele totaled 529 for the Whites. An all-star team of women bowlers from Douglas will invade the Bowling Center at 7:30 o'clock Saturday night for a match with a Phoenix 700-average all-star women's combine. The Phoenix team will be selected from the following bowlers: Marie Yockey. Lois Barbour. Mollie Huff. Luella Jones. K. Severinghaus and Doris Gee. Tonight's schedule: 7 p m.. Ladies "650" League—Elks lodge vs. Mexico Cafe: Ted Holt's Signal Service vs. Calapco BTIT: Frank Madison Golfer! vs. Calapro KVA: Del E. Webb Construction vs. Andy W^mack Builders. 9-°0 n. m.: Phoenix Cactus League— <;hell Oil vs. Phoenix Auto Supply No. 2: Consumers Service Station vs. Arizona wasn't quite sure afterward just tvhat happened. "Why did the referee stop it?" he asked in his dressing room, apparently in the opinion it was a technical knockout instead of the clean-cut sleep-producing job it actually was. Louis just shrugged his shoulders with a job of work well done. "Guess ah ain't slipped too much," he told reporters in his dressing room. Up to that point, Gus showed he wasn't afraid even a little bit. He walked into Louis as though walking through the front door of his home in the first round. He threw several punches to the body and a short left to the head. In the closing seconds, Joe opened Gus up and rushed him into the ropes with a two-handed attack to the body. If tonight was any indication, Joe's next opponent—slated to be gigantic Abe Simon of New York in Detroit March 21—had better order himself a suit of armor-plate right now. However, Dorazio, despite his vs. \V. P. Fuller Paints. r.oijisroT ALLEYS 1MPERES had games of 83.1-1 il-774—to i take four points from Gas and gain a e for first place with Therms m the 7fn-761-S46—2.". *•' ifil with Jlclntosh hizh for the winners Tvith 528. and Christian high for the losers ' Vlth M«tm rolled S82-770-894—S.358 tn take four points from Boilers who had fi90-73'*-733—'-MM. Mullen rolled 1.J3- •>OT-2bit—-571 "" hltn Individual game Md wrles as he led (h B winners, while Thompson was high for (he losers with Watts and Volts wound up even with two nnint* each as they rolled S23-S20. (91- 7Sfi and 743-76S. for totals of 2.357-2.374. GVmmSl was hizh for Watts with 524, had 551 for_Volt_s. | ___ j jnto _ with'r,i:i, while Klrkpalrick had 474 for tin- l"wr«. crouching and bobbing, was more or less made to order for Joe. At one point in the first round, he stood in a corner and tried to slug it out with the champion, which is like trying to play pat-a-cake with a buzz-saw. This rushing in was what finally proved his undoing, for he ran directly into the straight left which brought him erect before the right-hand crusher connected. He was speared on that jab like a lamb chop on a boarding house fork. On the other hand, Joe showed one thing—he is punching sharp and fast again. That alone should produce nightmares in the ranks of the heavyweights. Financially the fight was a success beyond even the fondest dreams of Louis and his fistic family. His gross gate was $57,522.62, far more than any indoor fight ever drew in this city of brotherly love. Trail By WHITNEY MARTIN XTEW YORK, Feb. 17—The tre Dame shift has No landei Frank Leahy at South Bend, am everybody seems quite happy abou it except Boston College and th Irish assistant coaches who hav had their jobs shot right out from under them. If the move is a happy one fo Leahy, it couldn't happen to nicer guy, or, if his record is ar accurate yardstick, a more cap able one. There isn't a more gen tlemanly, considerate or more mod est man in the profession than th champion worrier from Winner S. D. He never takes credit for anything, and if you were to admire a new hat he was wearing he'd probably say his wife picked it out. He's self-effacing to the vanishing point, but in his own sweet—that word best describes him—way he can handle a tough job better than most fog-horn, I-am-the- law guys who confuse noise with ability. Had he not already signed five-year Boston College contrac his appointment would not havi come as a surprise. In fact, hi; name was the first to pop into th< heads of the fans in contemplating a successor to Elmer Layden. We even heard opinions express ed as far back as the last Sugar Bowl game at New Orleans Leahy would be the next tha Irish Easy Victories Mark Basketball Loop Play Easy victories marked play in final-third of the A section of the Verde Park Basketball League on :he park court last night. The Sharks, paced by Steve Flood with 15 points, trounced South Phoenix, 46 to 23, and the Chinese Lions toppled Capitol,53-33. The Exiles took the measure of the Red Raiders, 40-32, in the third game. Basil Turner paced the Exiles with 15 points, while Wendell Patterson of Capitol also scored 15 points for scoring honors in his quint's losing game. Junior Chamber vs. Optimists; 20-30 Club The Dons. PLA-MOR ARCADE E VANS Tufa Stone made a clean sweep nf their match with Sam's Cigars, win- nine all three games and total four points. Tufa Stone tallied ' pins for 2.7S1 to . . the Clears' 2.512. Les Evans topped the winners with a neat 668 series, Clyde Hall also turning in a 612 series for Evans. Gene Frazier was high for Sam's with 526. Porter's copped three point* from Knimelfn Liquors 2,544 to 2.4:19. ,llm Thurmond paced Porter's with 616, while Bill McNcilly led Emmett's with 551. Barrow's Furniture won three points from Denton's Tire Service, 2.493 to 2.430. C. Watson was hiEh for Barrow's with 564. llasao Inouye topped Denton's with 509. Arizona Refinine won four points from Phoenix .Motors. 2.591 to 2.45.1. Herb Wessel led the Refiners with 543. while Lou Dominick paced the Motors with 507. Evan* Tufa Stone turned In the hlsh team series of the night with 2,781, and >'. Porter Company had hlch came t>t 941. Kvans topped the Individual* with his 8fi8, and Thurmond took high came with 241. The Phoenix Major Leasue takes to the irives at 8 o'clock tonight with the Art Press Printers taking on the league-lead- ne Vic Hanny squad. Arizona Rose Flour meets Wiliard's Hot Dogs: Arizona Laundry faces Evans Builders, and Golds pot Hatchery tangles with Allison Steel. coach, and there were rumors tha he was being scouted in that gam by the Irish much as a rookie ball player would be given the once over by a major-league club. A year ago last fall we attended the Notre Dame-USC game at South Bend and heard vague rumblings of dissatisfaction with'the state of football there. Nothing; that growls here and there to the effect that Layden wasn't getting the most out of his material; that he had sophomores sitting on the bench who" could be winning games for him. The rumblings never reached a roar. In fact, on the surface ev erything was serene. But we heard them again at New Orleans One man, closely associated with the Notre Dame situation, put ii this way: "They aren't playing Notre Dame football. The players don' have that all-out effort, the abandon in their play, that they hat under Rockne. Do you know the coach who has instilled that spirit into his men? None other than Frank Leahy. He's got the Rockne touch." Any criticism of Layden may be unfair. No two coaches operate under the same conditions, anc Leahy' may not have any better "uck at Notre Dame than Layden lad. Which wasn't bad at all, if you ask us, but still wasn't in keeping with the Notre Dame tra- " the Almost doesn't" count with" the Irish Leahy will bring a new offense with him. It still has many of the basic Rockne teachings, but it incorporates innovations that are Leahy's own, and we can summon up a vivid mental picture of the goggle-eyed astonishment of Irish fans when the backs start to deploy over the field like quail hunters and laterals zoom all over the landscape. If they want color in the offense, they're going to get it. It is reported that Leahy and dition of being up there at top almost year after year. Rockne spent many hours discussing football when both were confined to a South Bend hospital, and Leahy possibly absorbed some of the psychology that, more than anything else, was the foundation of Rockne's success. At any rate, he's got that something that makes his pupils play their hearts out for him, to coin a phrase. And which brings his success story to the familiar end: P. S. —He got the job. Meeting Called By Boat Racers Members of the Arizona Navy, state boat-racing club, will meet at 32 East Monroe street at 7:30 o'clock tonight, at which time plans for the spring racing season will be discussed. Plans will be mapped for the opening meet March 23 at Canyon lake. Race meets will be held every three weeks, with approximately 25 boats competing for trophies. Young Chisox^ Star Faces Bright Career VTEW YORK, Feb. IT— (UP)41 ' Bob Kennedy of the Chicago White Sox, youngest regular player in the American League, is heading for his second full season only as a major leaguer, but already has shown, promise of being one of the circuit's best third basemen. Kennedy will not be 21 years ' old until August 18, and started hfe professional career when he laeg- ed several months of being ~tf years old. He still was in higfi school when he visited Comiskey Park and asked for a trial. ."You're too young kid," said. Coach Billy Webb. "Come back in a year, and I'll look you over.'" Today, only Jim Tabor of; the Boston Red Sox comes;close to throwing as fast & ball.' as Kennedy when he whips the*, pellet across the field to first" base, but the Boston man£lacks Kennedy's ability to~ throw strikes. When Coach Webb gave Kennedy the brush-off, Bob was a pitcher for an American League junior team and blew his fast ball past the batters so effectively that he had four no-hit games to his credit. Turned down at Comiskey Park, he joined the Duffy Florals, crack semipro outfit, as a third baseman. Late in the year, he called at Comiskey Park again and when he whistled a few from third to first, Webb was impressed. So much so that he recommended the boy to Dallas but he was turned over to Vicksburg after about 40 games and then shuttled to Longview in 1938. He led the East Texas League third-sackers in assists that year. Next year with Shreveport; he finally found his batting, eye and was called up to join, the White Sox. He seemed-destined to get no further than a berth as a utility infielder until regular Jackie Hayes, turned up with ailing eyes. Manager Jimmy Dykes was,, forced to shift Eric McNair to, second and installed Kennedy- at third. "I don't think I'll ever forget my first big-league game in 1940," says Kennedy. "I didn't get « hit, but neither did anybody else, because Bobby Feller pitched a no- hitter against us." USF Names Athletic Head S AN FRANCISCO, Feb. 17—(Uty The University of San Francisco board of athletic control today appointed James R. (Jimmy) Needles, one-time USF coach, as its athletic director. The board also discussed apr~ pointment of a new football ' coach to succeed George Mai-, ley, resigned. Among the camdt-" dates were Al Tassi, present as- * sistant coach, Ernie Severs," Tiny Thornhill, Slip Madigan and Larry Seimering. Appointment of Needles indicated the board planned to drop Rod Chisholm, present graduate manager, but the board made no announcement in this connection. Needles left a coaching job at Loyola last year. At USF he or- janized the school's first football ;eam several years ago, and also was basketball coach. Semifinal Golf Matches Slated Feminine golfers will clash in semifinal-round matches in the February handicap golf tournsy m the Phoenix Country Club inks, with an accuracy tourney as he special event. Pairings: Championship flight—Mrs. E. R Foutz vs. Mrs. S. H. Robertson; tfrs. H. D. Ketcherside vs. Mrs. «. B. McGinnis. Consolation—Mrs. H. R. Askins vs. Mrs. Gray Mailon; Mrs. Z. T. Addington vs. Mrs. B. J. Russell. Second flight—Mrs. C. A. Reba- ow vs. Mrs. F. W. Pool; Mrs. W. !. Bilger vs. Mrs. MacFarlane Sarker. Consolation—Mrs. Willie Low vs. Mrs. J. C. Mueller; Mrs. Jlake Field vs. Mrs. Joseph Beck- Third flight—Mrs. M. E. Barn- lill vs. Mrs. I. A. Jennings; Mrs. C. B. Webster vs. Mrs. F. W. Beer Consolation—Mrs. L. W. Olson vs •Irs. G. S Cunningham: Mrs W. Willson vs. Mrs. Baron Gold- vater. CECIL PERKINS SAYS: "The Fish Are Biting at PARKER LAKE On Both Live Bait and Artificial Lures." "You'll find me all day at the Boat Landing — at Pump Intake — 2 miles above. Parker Dam; anrt at night at my home Z miles below the dam.'* BOATS With or Without Motors Cecil Perkins Boat Landing Parker Dam, Calif. Thrills! Spills! Chills! At Arizona Snow Bowl's Third Annual SKI CARNIVAL 2 IJIiles N. W. of Flagstaff Feb. 21 22 23 Varied Competitive Ski Events on Friday and Saturday Afternoons; Grand Carnival Ball on Saturday Night; and both forenoon and afternoon final events on Sunday at the Snow Bowl! You'll Enjoy Every Minute of It! Let STANDARD STATIONS Assist You Chet Anderson Webber Bros. Flagstaff, Ariz.

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