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X -THE DAILY INDIPINDINT, MONESSEN , AugMt II, 1957 'Had High Hopes for Thiry' - Janosik "I'm naturally sorry to-see him go 'for I had -high hopes for the boy," that's Monesseu High cage coach Frank adds, "The boy has to make a home somewhere played freshman ball here last year but has registered at Charleroi for the coming school term . . . The story of Thiry being orphaned does not need repeating but as .as Frank adds, "The boy has to make home somewhere and it was a tough decision, he's a victim of circumstances." . . . You got that feeling talking to Frank " about the boy that he was looking forward to work- -ing with Thiry and watching the progress of the development that Janosik started last season . . . By the . way, Charleroi sources are just as excited over Thiry playing football as they are over his basketball potential. * * * Buck Henry, who fights for Dr. Harold Rosenbloom of Charleroi, but resides here had quite a rooting section at Jeannette Thursday night when Lou Kichmko. Bill 'Killer* Cain, Ed Nasal and Joe Judge, all of the Grand Hotel, which Buck now calls home, took in the bout. Witty Kichinko says, "Buck had four real rooters and one of them a JUDGE." . * . Wow! . . . Pittsburgh's Will Greaves disappointed in his bout at Jeannette. His newly discovered KO punch didn't "explode" and Greaves dropped the decision . . , The Brownsville Horton Softball team competed in the recent World Tournament of Softball at New Bedford, III., and although eliminated made a fine showing . . . New Kensington really has the long and short of it on its football team. Dan Coury goes 6-4 and weighs 212 pounds, while teammate Pat Foley is 5-2 and weighs a mere 110. # * * Boudreau's Name Linked with Bucs · Latest name to be linked with the Pittsburgh Pirate managerial post is Lou Boudreau, recently deposed pilot of the Kansas City Athletics. Considerable sentiment is building up down Pittsburgh way, however, to give Danny Murtaugh, the current interim manager, a full-time chance . . . Considering the improved play of the Bucs of late the latter suggestion has merit . . . Speaking of baseball, how about the terrific Mon Valley League series between New Eagle and Charleroi? 'Hounds to BattleWith Lion 11 "We're gradually rounding 1 shape and beginning to look like a ball club but I'll know mor about them after this morning' scrimmage session with Greensburg," Coach Armand Niccolai o the Monessen High Greyhounds re ported this morning. Despite the ram and probabb muddy field, Niccolai planned on sending his lads against Bobbj Williams' squad around 10 o'cloc] this morning. As to his starters Nick stated hft wouldn't be sure until they tool the field although he was certain about several positions, at least for a "try". "We'll have Paul Tobacco, m 'handyman' shifting to end to team with Dennis O'Toole, he said Tobacco, a senior, goes 160 O'Toole, also a senior goes 165 bu neither are exceptionally tall, Pau at 5-10, Dennis 6-0. Niccolaf also said he would al ternate Dan Barton, 160-pound sen ior holdover at quarterback with Carl Payne, 165-pound junior "Both have been throwing weli,* slated the 'Hound coach. Andy Carollo, 170-pound sophomore fullback candidate will ge the nod there in the absence o Carl Rattay who is still nursing an injury. Right halfback Joe Karbowsky has returned to drills after bet sidelined with an injury, so he'll undoubtedly sec considerable action, "Today will help tell the story of how much progress we've made in the first two weeks ol drills,' added the Greyhound mentor. That New Eagle team was really a surprise as they kept extending Charleroi despite losing Lou Sepe, their clutch player and having Gene Uhlman hobbled with an arm injury. Frank Furiga can certainly get the most out of a team. * * » Lost m the excitement of Jay Peake winning the national archery title was the accomplishment ot Monessen archer Lou Tatsch, who made a good showing in the meet in which Jay won · the title . . . Lou is no slouch with the Robin Hood armament . . , Despite bowing out of the ' PONY League World Series the Donor a PONY All-Star team deserves a hand for a job well done and the same goes for the managers of the down- river team . . . It was wonderful that the Valley team would play their winning game in the tournament the night Donora's favorite son, Stan Musial, was on hand at the series . . . In fact, that night Chuckle Cuilfrida hurled a one-hitter. Stan had a couple ol nephews on the Donora team. Jimmy Chacko Not in CHS Grid Plans Charleroi has lost another player who would undoubtedly have helped Coach Rab Currie this season. He is standout sophomore end of last season Jimmy Chacko, who reportedly was going to be shifted to halfback this year. He hasn't reported for drills as yet and Coach Currie says. "Since he hasn't reported, we have to presume he will not be out and are not considering him in our plans for this season." . . . Chacko reportedly is suffering a bone chip in his leg ... It has also been, rumored he favors a baseball career » . . Hempfield Joint High School, a new Monessen foe this season will hold a football clinic for the parents of the members of the Jointer football team with Coach Bill Abraham and his staff demonstrating equipment, explaining rules and plays, etc, thing recently. British 'Walkers' Within Point of Yankee Team MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (UP) Great Britain's Walker Cup go-K team, within one point of the American squad after Scotch foursomes, staked its hopes for a second victory in the 16 international matches on top performances from its stars in singles played today. Non - playing c a p t a i n Gerald Micklem, named the 1957 British A ma teti r champion, Reid Jack, to play against America's Billy JOG Fatton, unbeaten in three Walker Cup appearances, in today's number one match. Both Jack and Palton were in victorious pairs Friday as the Americans wo two of the alternate shot fou somes, the British took one an one was halved Ior a 2-1 Amer can lead, In today's number two male! Joseph B. Carr. the 1953 Britis Amateur title holder, who, wit Frank W, G. Dcighton, was beatc by Hatton and Rex Baxter Fridaj 2-1, will meet Billy Campbell, als a winner Friday. Campbell pairc with Frank Taylor to take a 4- win over Phillip Scrutton and A an Bussclt. Jack was paired with Alan Sev ell Friday and gained a one - u win over Arnold Blum and Cliar GOING NOWHERE - - - By Alan Mavw Small Squad at Perry But Six Vets Report (This is fitc fourth in a. series of rmuul-uj) articles on Valley fffid teams. More will follow in thr next three weeks, prior to llie opfiiing games on September 13 awJ 14, Slon- rsvcn will be covered in daily stories here.) Perry-Lower Tyrone High School's 1957 defending Fayette County llass B football titlists, have their work cut out for them this season ·til with only 23 candidates reporting ior early drills. Fortunately for Coach D o n» Wains, and his staff of Henry Di- ^irgilio, Jim Newmyer and Ed Scott High did the same Today's Sports Parade- while in the fourt British pair of Gu lie Kocsis, match, the Wolsterholme and Alee Shepper son won six of the last 12 hole to overcome a 5 - up ndvantag held by Hillman Robbins and Ma son Rudolph and finish with a halve. Both Blum and Kocsis were sen to the sidelines today by captain Charlie Coe of the A m e r i c r n team, and Joe Campbell and B;J Hyndman, who sat out tho four some play, were named to com pete, Micklem omitted Shepperson from the singles list and put in Alan Thirlwell. who will play Bax ter in today's n u m b e r three match. Fraley Proves Adage All Can't Be Athletes CIDDAD TRUJILLO (UP)--The .By OSCAR FRA1JEY news today, fellow spectators, is that we can't all be athletes. This point has been d r i v e n home, rather painfully, by a muscular monster named Jimmy Caesar, Jimmy is a blue - eyed Co- jnanche from Oklahoma who doesn't like to see people resting what laughingly are called their muscles. What it amounts to is that Jim* my has improved on the ancient wigwam hobby of burning people at the stake. · Caesar, to give you the complete fill-in, has more of · past than the lady who was known as Lou. He has been, more or less hi order, a stakes - winnning jockey, a ' Golden Gloves boxing champ, an Olympic diver (the l a t t e r two hiving no connection in this case), ~s · hockey player, speed skater, 'let show headlines, actor, stunt man, aqua show star, physical ed- d a diving instructor «cacfl, Currently brass as swimming and trampoline coach at the plush and polished El Embajador Hotel here In the Dominican Republic. As such, he is the only jarring note in an otherwise serene vacation mecca. "You must," he said, flexing more muscles than * burlesque chorus line, "try the trampoline." This, it might be explained, is a sort of canvas bedspring gadget: which works on the same princi~ pie as a midget being tossed in « blanket. It must be conceded that I *m buil 4 somewhat more like. Lou Costello than Victor Mature, but I'll try anything once if the "price is right This was lre«, and, unfortunately, 1 tried it more than once under the Indian torturer with the Roman name. Won Suburban' Handicap "Anybody can do this," C«eitr said as he bounced me higher into the air than I like to be without an airplane, "Meanwhile, I'll tell you how I rode the winner ol the Si eeler Game On Tape Monday Baseball and football fans -who feared there might be somewhat of a mixup when KDKA broadcasts the Pirate and Stceler games, being played simultaneously on Monday can breathe easily now. KDKA officials yesterday said H would be handled like this: The Pirate doubleheader at New York will get underway at 1:30 o'clock and both games will be broadcast. The Steelers will be playing the Eagles at Philadelphia and that game, to be announced by Joe Tucker, will be taped in P i t t s burgh and will be put on the air as soon as the Pirate" games aro over. The first Pirate game will be telecast by KDKA-TV. is d o u b l i n g in Suburban Handicap In 1925 under the riding name of J. Browning, "Well, almost anybody can do it," he corrected himself, brushing pieces of concrete off mv knees and elbows. "The idea Is to stay on ihe trampoline. Now try it again, and I'll tell' you how I skated with Sonja Henie, or maybe how I won the Golden Gloves at Chicago in 1933." He didn't seem much interested in the fact that his paleface victim, after too much sun anct too much trampoline, was one - half burnt orange and one-half black and blue. But Old Fearless did i»ve the last word. Ycash, six veterans are among those reporting the past two veeks. Two ends, a'tackle, a center and . pair of halfbacks are included mong the veterans returning for nothcr year of competition. The linemen nucleus of this ·car's team includes ends Mike turutz and Ron Coldren, tack] 'om Biitcman and center Ells vorlh Cottom. The backfield holdovers are ex ·encnccd Chauncey Chambers an 3ob Pier sol. Mains tabs the 1957 Commo ores as slower, slighter and wit fewer reserves than the 195 unit unit. Saturday, Sept. 14, the Com modores open the campaign a home with Bap Manzini's Bellma Hurricanes supplying the opposi tion. Competing with veterans Kurutz and Coldren for starting end spots arc Charles Cuppctt and Tom Shet tcrly.. A pair ol tackle aspirants ar supporting Bateman. They a r t John Bednar and Joe Scbrock. Althea on Last Leg of 'Grand Slaw' Dream FOREST HILLS, N.Y. (UP) -Althea Gibson of New York set out today on the final leg of an "impossible" dream that began years ago in a Harlem tenement house -- a grand slam of Wimbledon and "U.S. tennis championships. The 30-year-old Negro star, the toast of Wimbledon two months ago, opens her bid for the American crown as a heavy favorite over glamorous Karol Fageros of Miami on the second day of form- ful first round play on the perfect turf at the West Side Tennis Club. Althea, runner-up last year to hirley Fry of St. Petersburg, la., is regarded as a shoo-in to win the crown and become the first of her race to win a U.S. singles championship on turf. Top - seeded Ashley Cooper of Australia, Budge Patty of Los An- eles and Paris, Vic Seixas of Philadelphia, and Herb Flam of Calif., shoot for second round of Severty Hills, berths in the men's singles reached Friday by a iost of J^vorites including D'ick 3avitt,of South Orange, W.J., Ham tichardson of Westfield, N.J. Veale Fraser and Mai Anderson ·f Australia and Sven ^Davidson of Guards candidates include Julian Shoaf, Frank Steck, Ron Kavulick and Jim Matsko. Battling with veteran Cottom for a starting role at the center is Rocco Quaranto. Quarterback hopefuls are Don Coldren and Len Swiantek. Behind Pierso] and Chambers at halfback are Wayne King, Vince Komacko and John Statzula, A trio of aspirants are fighting for the No. 1 fullback job. They aro John Russell, Paul Cernuska and Edmund Lawrence. The Red and White was defea ed by Bcllmar, 20-6, and Snow den, 13-6, last year. Victories wer posted at the expense of E l l s worth, Point Marion, Bentleyville West Newton, East Huntingdon South Huntingdon and Masontown The 1957 schedule shows th same clubs appearing against th Perry club with the exception o Bentlcyville replaced by Center ville. Charleroi Wins'57 MVL Championship, Tops NewEagle, 4-2 Vlanich Bests Uoch; '819' Sixth Stops Fiirigo 'Cinderella' Entry It's all over but the shouting in the Mon Valley Baseball League for 1957 and Charleroi.will be making all the noise. The Merchants looked forward to a pleasant holiday weekend today with the Mem Val-* · -- -- -- ·' ,ey League crown tucked safe] away following a 4-3 victory over few Eagle last* night at Ne Bagel's field in the sixth game o the seven-game series. Adam Vlanich was the surpirs hurling choice for Charleroi an came through in tap fashion best Jess Leach, one of th« main stays of the hurling staff fo he down-river team. A "big" sixth inning spelled th difference for Charleroi with four iits and two mis cues in the fiel y New Eagle's Fred Cox, play ing an unfamiliar shortstop pos nstead of his usual second-bag or backstop positions, accountin or the runs. Lead Until Sixth The · Furigamen took a 1-0 lew n the second inning on tw yalks, a sacrifice and a single b, oe Necceai and held the margin until the sixth. Cox then did all h could to make up for the errors ir he top half of the sixth by clou 1 ng a round-tripper in the bottom talf of the frame but the 4-2 coun was still on the board when th [ame ended. Cox also double larlier in the game but his mate :ouldn't get him around. Paul Lazzari, Nick Mahalko anc Jeorge Zuraw had two hits apieci o pace Charleroi while Keccia nd Leach had two safe blows fo. lie losers, one of Leach's clouts ioing for two bases. New Eagle just missed a bid for le "Cinderella" team honors such s Charleroi accomplished two Team Races at Heidelberg on Labor Day Night The annual Labor Day team races -- when the Pittsburgh dis trict drivers oppose a field of sel ecled track champions from out side the district -- will be helc Monday night, 8:30 .m.. at Heid elberg Raceway, For two years the Pittsburgh Racing Assn, drivers have met the challenge of the visiting drivers and both times the PRA emergec victorious. While in 1955 and last year mos of the visiting drivers were from Ohio, the challenging field this year Includes track champions :rom Indiana, Illinois and Wes Virginia as well as Ohio. Then :oo, champions from other tracks within Pennsylvania but outside the Pittsburgh district also are ntered. From the Penn-Western circuit, jracks around Altoona and Johns- own, will come Bobby Gregory, Johnstown; Harold Goden, Boswell; Fuzzy Rubritz, Johnstown; on Kimberling, Tyrone; B u n k Korzen, Donegal; and Ben Smeal, Johns town. Rick Bauman of Ambridgs, tandout driver at Green Valley, Jill represent that area. Then there will be Dean 75ast, Infield (0.) champion; Mike Bice. Debo (O.) champion; Harry Carmichael, Moundsville, (W. ianesville (O.) champion and Bob 'errine of Gary, Ind., who won le 300-lap championship race at Raceway Park, Chicago this sea- on. D R I V E R S for ROUTE DELIVERY SERVICE GOOD KNOWLEDGE of MONONGAHELA VALLEY. Ages 21-28. --·Inquire-- UNITED PARCEL SERVICE 12$ E. Conner Are. 7:00 a. m. - 10:00 «. m. Moneiscn Monday thrti Friday Texans Crowned 957 Champions Of PONY League WASHINGTON, Pa. (UP)--Luf- in, Tex., undefeated in four series contests, won the PONY League World Series Friday night with a 5-2 victory over Maywood, HI. Lufkin pitcher Jerry Register smashed a lie-breaking home run in the fifth inning. The pitcher- slugger hit a total of five round- trippers during the series to set a new record. The 10 home runs chalked up in the series by his team also was a record. Lufkin took the lead in the second when Dennis Marshalls ingled, stole second and scored on Hayden Russell's single. Maywood came back with a run in the fourth and Lufkin countered with a tally in their half of the inning on Ed Tucker's double and Jerry Bates' single. Maywood tied it again in their part of the fifth and then Register hit his home run when the Texans came to bat. Lufkin scored again in the fifth on a double by Ron JDavis and Russell's single. Billy Karra hom- ered, in the sixth for the final Luf- run. yean ago. Frank Furigt'i team finished fourth in the regular sea son play after to up-hill strugg and then erased Fayette -City, '5 pennant winners in the playof plus extending Charleroi to- th next to last game of the tit series before bowing. Charleroi ha finished second In the regular sea son ahead of Perryopolis. Charleroi ... 000 091 0--4 B New Eagle . 010 001 0--2 7 Vlanich and Cappelli; Leach fla Uhlman. Parker Views Steelers For Initial Time OLEAN, N.Y. (UP)--The Pitts burgh Steelers concentrated o pass.defense and offense Fridaj as Buddy Parker watched his charges in action for the first tim since taking over us head coach. Parker has asked former coaci Walt Kiesling to handle the team in the game Monday with the Phi] adelphia Eagles and in the prac tice sessions leading up to the con test at Philadelphia. Parker said the Steelers' No, 1 draft choice, Len Dawson, looked jood In practice but he wanted to see. him "under fire" before form ing a decision. Latecomer Ernie Stautner arrived In camp Friday in good physical shape. He took part in both morning and afternoon drills anc said he was ready for defensive guard action against the Eagles. Stautner, whose drive-in theater Business keeps him occupied untij Labor Day, is a perennial latecomer. The Steelers fly to Philadelphia Sunday. toccer Season Dpeners Sunday The 1957-58 soccer season gets nderway Sunday when. Heidel- erg. and Castle Shannon meet in · exhibition game at 5 o'clock at le Castle Shannon field, Castle Shannon finished second Harmarville in the Keystone .eague last year, and Heidelberg 'as fifth in the league standings. The regular Keystone League sea- on gets underway September 29. Morgan Probably Out for Season KANSAS CITY, MO. UP)--Big 'om Morgan, who has beep a reditablfi performer in relief for he Kansas Giy Athletics, prob- bly will not play again this sea- on. The club reported that Morgan jijured an cnkle Thursday night /hile getting out of his automo- ile in a hotel parking lot. Li'l Ltaguer "Craty ruy . . , he's waiting for ball four before be walks!" Softball Series Suggested Here A letter to The Dally Independent sports desk this morning from a group of "rabid".. local softball fans agitates for * soft ball, series, to determine, the "real" valley champion. The tetter, received too late to appear in "On The Ball", suggests * best-of-three series, between the Cro-Ams and Mones*e* CIO softhallers (of the Tri Coon ty Lea rue) or a five fame set be tween the Cro-Ams and ·Monon- rahela,. TCSL, champi.. "The tames could be played next week before the high school pigskin season gets underway," the letter states. "Scandla Cru" PULLOVER SWEATER Styled by MCGREGOR F r o m Europe's snow ! countries comes the newest inspiration for knitwear styling. Heavy massive ribs, give a husky bulky look. 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