The news-review. (Roseburg, Or.) 1948-1994, September 09, 1949, Page 6, Image 6

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    Cleveland's Chance
Detroit Tigers
Defeat Tribe
To End Threat
Ntwhouttr Hurls Ont-Hit
Ball To Romp 10-0 Ovtr
Cltvtland; Yanks Idlt
By JACK HAND
Aacoclated PrM IporuwrlUr
Red Rolfe's Detroit Tigers, not
tent club In baseball with a steam
lng 16-out-oMS fever, today
seemed to have delivered the
kayo wallop to the world cham
pion Cleveland Indlani.
The Tribe still has a mathe
matical chance at the American
league pennant. So do the Tigers,
but it's only a fleeting hope
one that would require a minor
miracle to come true.
Detroit vaulted into a near tie
with Cleveland for third place
' by aweeping a day-night double
header yesterday on the pitching
of Hal Newhouser and Ted Gray.
Both are six games behind the
idle New York Yankees, but the
Indians hold third by an .002
margin.
SHtehaa Ona-Hittar
Newhouser gave Cleveland only
one hit and faced but 28 batters
in Detroit's afternoon 10-0 romp
over Cleveland. Uray loiiowea
up Newhouser's fine Job with a
four-hitter at night to trim the
Tribe's Bobby Feller, 41. Feller
hit a homer, but It wasn't enougn
to save him from his ntn loss
Rain washed out the New York-
Boston game, turning the big
series Into a two-game set. The
worst the Yanks can get Is a
split. Every day their 2i-game
lead looks more comfortable.
If the Yanks can take a deep
breath, there is no such change
in the nation, ne si. ixiuii
Cards and Brooklyn Dodgers arc
separated by a single game.
Harry Brecheen gave the Car
dinal cause a boost last night
with a three-hit, 80, shoutout
of the Chicago Cubs.
Brooklyn Bests Glints
Brooklyn staggered home ahead
of New York, 12-7, In a 3 hour-20-mlnute
marathon that was de
layed 35 minutes by rain In the
lirst Inning. Twenty-two walks,
only one short of the league rec
ord, were handed out In the wild
affair.
Russ Meyer turned back Boston
with one hit as the Phillies dump
ed the Braves for their ninth
straight loss, 3-1. The one hit
was a double by Connie Ryan in
the first inning, scoring Sibby
Slstl who walked.
Cincinnati pushed over three
runs In the ninth ta give Herm
Wehmeler a 9-7 decision over
Pittsburgh's Vic Lomhardl. A
homer bv Danny Mtwhiler start
ed the winning rally.
The Philadelphia Athletics pull
ed out of a six-game losing tail
spin to lefthand the Washing
ton Senators into a double loss,
9-1 and 84, In a twillght-nlght
doubleheader, Alex Kellner grab
bed win No. 17 in the twilight
halt at the expense of rookie
Jim Pearce, up from Charlotte.
Lou Brlssie breezed home in the
second.
Bob Kuzava stopped the St.
Louis Browns with five hits In
pitching Chicago to a 3-1 victory.
Ned Garver was the loser.
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6 Tha News-Review, Roseburg, Ore. Fri Sept. 9, 1949
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Cece Sherwood, Athletics
Director, Begins Third
Year As Football Coach
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Cecil "Cece" Sherwood
Cece Sherwood, athletic director of the Roseburg school system
and football coach, is In the process of building his third Roseburg
Indians varsity football team, since coming here with his family
in the summer of 1947.
The senior high school grid
iron mentor came here after 13
years of coaching experience.
During that time, he built a pow.
erful gridiron cluh at LaGrande
that went to Portland, to oppose
Medford for the state loolball
championship. , ,
During his eight years at La-
Grande, his team claimed the
mythical title of "Oregon high
school football champions" in
1941. Four years later, his club
foucht and lost to Medford at
Portland.
His first football coaching du
ties took him to Halfway, Ore,
where he built an impressive
team while there three years.
Prior to his hitch at Halfway.
Sherwood played on the Oregon
Mate college eleven as naunacK.
He started In his sophomore year
and continued to play ball until
he was graduated, with a degree
in physical education,
Coachtd at Abardeen
Sherwood's most recent coach
ing tour, prior to coming to Rose
burg, was at the tough Aberdeen.
Wash, high school. He turned
In his resignation after two years
to continue his education.
After receiving his masters de
gree at the University of -Washington,
Sherwood came here to
start building a powerful Rose
burg club.
His first year nere, the Indians
wound up third highest In the
league, having defeated Kceds
port. Coqullle, Mvrtle Point,
North Bend and tottage Grove,
the latter contest being a non
league game. The Indians lost
only to Grants Pass and Marsh
field, two touch clubs that start
see you remembered the Sides' Select
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S'C SIWN COMPANY Lmr'
Kayoed
educating their athletes In sports
before they are hardly out of
bib and tucker.
Last year, Sherwood's second
season at senior high school, his
charges were tied (or second
lace In the league. The Indians
beat Coqullle, North Bend, Ash
land and Myrtle Point.
They lost to Medford, Cottage
Grove, Reedsport and Marshfleld,
and tied with Grants Pass in a
thriller that pregame prognos
tlcators gave to the Cavemen by
at least two touchdowns.
If a trend is seen in the last
two season's of football play, the
Indiana should wind up either
first, or at least, a sole second
this year. Coach Sherwood isn't
making any claims. But any
casual observer watching the In
dians "put out" on the practice
field each afternoon, can plainly
see the Indians don't plan oh
taking any losses sitting down.
National Golf Champ
Trails 52 Contestants
KANSAS CITY, Sept. 9 (.Tt
Nallonal Champion Cary Middle
coff, trailing 52 players, vowed
today he was out to pick up
ground In the $5,000 Kansas City
open golf tournament.
Mlddlecoff, who practices den.
tlstry between his busy schedule
of tournaments and exhibitions,
found himself eight strokes off
the medal pace with a 76 after
first round tiring over the fl.319
yard par 72 Swope park public
course.
He started today eight strokes
off the medal pace set by Dick
Met?., of Arkansas City, Kas.,
BUY-TRY-COMPARE
with ANT BEER from ANYWHERE
SAUM, OMOOfl
Medford High
Drilling For
Roseburg Tilt
Medford senior high football
squad now working out twice dai
ly on the school practice field
will be perhaps tha weakest
group in experience that the
Black Tornado has fielded In re
cent years. Head Coach Lee
Ragsdale indicated today In a re
Dort on the boss.
A roster compiled as of Sept. 5
shows but four youths listed as
having one or more years var
sity experience, while the other
41 hoys have had none or at leaat
nothing more than Junior varsity
playing.
Jack Morris, fullback on last
year's varsity and one of the fast
est high school boys In the stale,
will be back at that spot and the
only backfleld man returning
from the 1948 varsity. He has had
two years experience.
Pirkir Back
The onlv other boy back with
two years' experience Is Leo Par
ker, huge and tall tackle for last
season's varsity team. The other
two having some varsity football
experience are Don Vincent, an
end who also has plaved In the
backfleld, and Ted Rubenstein. a
center. Each have had one year
nf varsitv Dlavins.
Hal Faulkner, a transfer from
Klamath Falls high, may give
the Black Tornado added exper
ience at the halfback spot, and
another transfer Is Jim wnuoy,
a euard. from Clatskanle. How.
ever, neither is listed as having
varsity experience.
Many of the boys are In the
senior class this year but for one
reason or another have played
practically no varsity football.
Others have had only tunior var
sity and Junior high football.
Roster Given
Among those listed who have
played considerable football,
however, are Ted Blrdseye, g;
Bill Buckingham, hb; Don Den
man, e; Jim Grimm, hb; Dick
Gundry, t; Winston Kurth, c or
g; Frank Morris, gb; D. C. Mills,
e; Bill Neely, hb. Few of them
have played more than couple
of minutes of varsity football.
Others listed on the prelimin
ary roster by Ragsdale and his
assistants Fred Spiegelberg, line
coach; Bob Newland, backfleld
coach, and Frank Roelandt, as
sistant, are:
Jack Bailey, e; Gary Boshears,
c; Bob Bosworth, qb; Wayne
Chitwood, e; Charles Cnltwood,
e; Gayle Christlieb, t; Vaughn
Clark, qb; John DeZell. g; Rus
sell Ferg, fb; Gerald Garris, t;
Jim Gilliland, hb; Ernest Groth,
t; Mike Hogan, t; Mercer King,
hb; Larry Mathieson, fb; and Da
vid Marr, t.
Also Truman Rennets, g; Loren
Soderland. qb and fb; Ernest Nel
son, g; Bill Padgham, hb; Stan
Purceli, g: Dick Vinson, e;
Faulkner, hb; Jim Pond, t; Nor
man French, g: Dennis Conner,
hb; Steve Swedberg (not given);
Charles Dean, c; Dale Cooper
(not given); Norman Love, g;
Dick Hansen (not given) and
Whitby, g.
Medford high opens Its sched
ule Friday night. Sept. 16. at
Roseburg. Its first home game
will be against Redding on Fri
day night, Sept. 30.
Dave Douglas, of Newark. Del..
and Bill Mathews, of Kansas
City. The three turned In first
round bxs.
Ted Nelst of Walla Walla,
Wash., posted a 36-38-72.
The field of 125 players was to
be cut to 60 today for tomor
row's semifinals and the finals
Sunday.
TOUGH BALL PLAYER
SPOKANE P Anybody
looking lor a tough football
player?
meek on w any winn in a lew
years.
Wally Is 14. He made two great
plays in a handlot game.
lie hurt his right hand on the
first but stayed in for the next
play. On thai ne he hurt his left
arm.
Doctors broke the news later:
Two fractures.
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A PALE
Sacs Post Win
Over Oakland
After 5 Defeats
By JIM BACON
Associated Press Sports Writer
Sacramento Is a good friend In
deed of Hollywood, Pacific Coast
league leaders.
The Stars took the Solons for
five games straight over the La
bor day weekend to strengthen a
shaky lead over second-place Oak
land. Last night the Solons' Walt
Dropo hit a ninth-inning three
run homer to give Sacramento an
8-5 win over Oakland. The Solons'
spotted the Oaks a five run sec
ond inning, too.
The Solon win was much ap
preciated by Hollywood which
ended a six-game winning streak
by losing 5-3 to San Diego. The
veteran Jess Flores topped the
Stars' Pinky Woods who was try
ing for his 21st victory. It was
Flores' 18th win.
The league standings with on
ly 18 games to play still show
Hollywood four games ahead of
Oakland.
Seattle took a 10-lnnlng thriller
4 3 from San Francisco. Rainier
Catcher Jack Warren came to
bat in the tenth with a record of
one double and three strikeouts.
Warren chose to double this time
and drove In the game clincher.
Cal McLish lasted through for
a 7-6 win for his Los Angeles An
gels over Portland. The Angels,
with some heavy sticking, built
up a 7-2 lead for McLish. But the
Beavers gnawed away until a
ninth Inning homer by Joe Bro
via brought it up to IS with one
out. McLish hung on and the next
two Beaver batters grounded cut.
Oregon Staters
Are Put Through
Rugged Workouts
OREGON STATE COLLEGE.
Corvallis, Sept. 8. Kip Taylor's
rugged program of two three
hour workouts each day has al
ready started to pay off hand
some dividends for the 1949 Ore
gon State football squad.
Midway through the second
week of practice the Beavers are
not only rounding Into top phys
ical condition but the club is
rapidly smoothing out its execu
tion of plays, Taylor himself is
the first to admit the Beavers
are coming along well and should
be ready for UCLA In the con
ference at Los Angeles on Sep
tember 16.
Most noticeable Improvement
has been in blocking. Taylor and
his assistants have spent hours
teaching the Orangemen to block
hard and sure and the results
already are clearly evident.
The few spectators who get
past the closed practice gates
with special passes issued by Tay
lor are greatly impressed by the
tremendous spirit of the Orange
players. Competition is keen at
all positions and the starting line
up for the opening encounter is
slill far from settled.
If Taylor had to name his line
up today, It probably would look
something like this: left end,
John Thomas; left tackle, Arvid
Niemi; left guard, Ed Carmlch
ael; center, Al Gray; right guard,
Captain Tom DeSylvia; right
tackle. Jay Simon; right end,
Rudy Ruppe; quarterback, Ralph
Carr; left half. Ken Carpenter;
right half, Don Mast: and full
hack, Dick Twenge. Thomas and
Carr are sophomores: Al Grav
and Nelml, Junior; and the rest
are seniors.
Two Roca Horsas Killed
When They Meet Heodon
SPOKANE, Sept. 9. M Two
race horses were killed Thursday
and their Jockeys were Injured
seriously In a hpari.nn rnltuinn
Playfair race track.
The horses slammed Into each
other during early morning work
outs. The jockevs were Stanley Con
nell of Big Bear Lake, Calif., and
Jim Kelly of Wlsner, Neb.
A witness, G. Young of atco,
Idaho, said Kelly went onto the
track riding Kitty Canter Just as
Connell broke from the atardng
gate on Kiefer.
Kitty Canter was going In the
wrong direction on the track,
Young said, and the two horses
ran Into each other head-on.
"I don't think the Jockevs or
the horses saw each other," he
said. "It happened Just like that."
OPERATION SUCCESSFUL
PITTSBURGH, Sept. 9. .P
The Pittsburgh Pirates' Ernie
Ronham was reported In satis
factory condition today after un.
dergolng a serious operation. The
vyear-oid nurler who came to
Pittsburgh from the New York
Yankees in 1947 was operated on
yesterday.
Myrrh and frankincense were
aromas only used in religious
ceremonies In early times.
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Varsity Squad
Has Practice
With Yet Ball
Heavy Shower Is Relief
For Roseburg High Team
In Preliminary Drills
Football candidates of Coach
Cece Sherwood's varsity squad
had an opportunity to play un
der wet ball conditions yester
day afternoon at Finlay field,
in preparation for the opening
game with Medford to be played
here Friday night, Sept. 16, at
8 p.m.
For the boys, the rain was a
reliefer. After a tough scrimmage
during which time Coaches Sher
wood, Norm West and Ray
Brown worked them mercilessly,
the cooling thundershower was
manna from heaven.
Tackling and more tackling
was the primary tactic empha
sized by Sherwood. During pass
ing drills, quarterbacks Ronnie
Strickling, and Mickey Coen
found the ball somewhat slippery
but this new experience of play
ing with a slick ball merely em
phasized the necessity for more
practice.
Ends Improvs
The ends showed some Im
provement although speed is still
to he desired, Sherwood indi
cated. Tackles and guards are
beginning to become more auto
matic in their blocking assign
ments, but here, too, emphasis
on more unity Is Indicated.
Roseburg football fans are In
vited to a "preview of 1949 foot
ball" Saturday afternoon at Fin
lay field, when Norm West's
Jayvees will scrimmage with
Coach Orrin Hills' squad from
Sutherlln. This is the first time
Sutherlln has ever played ll man
ball, and tne scrimmage is ex
pected to give Hills' boys an op
portunity to work under "battle
conditions."
Both groups will battle In a
regulation game the following
Saturday afternoon, also at Fin
lay field. This is the first game
for both teams.
Business manager Jack Newby
said the gates for the Roseburg
Medford tussle will be opened
at 6:45 p.m. Season reserved seat
tickets sales are going strong,
Newby related and good seats are
still available. Season tickets are
available at the Chamber of
Commerce offices each day dur
ing office hours.
Fullbacks Shine
At Washington U.
SEATTLE, Sept. 9 .in Three
fullbacks gave promising per
formances on the University of
Washington practice field yester
day as Coach Howie Odell shiited
tie emphasis from defense to of
fense. Hank Tledemann, Kenny Dunn
and Hugh McElhenny, scouted
around defensive units that knew
the plays Just as well as the of
fense. McElhpnny and Dunn have
never played a varsity game.
Tiedemann saw some experience
last year.
The Huskies will continue two-a-day
practices until the opener
against Utah Sept. 17.
MOSCOW. Idaho. Sept. 9. t.P)
Halfback Dick Iorns, out for a
week with an injured ankle, re
turned to the Idaho Vandal grid
fold yesterday.
Meantime. Coach Dixie How
ell's charges concentrated on de-
lenslve maneuvers and an aerial
attack. Johnny Brogan and Jim
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That was his opinion of Center
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foot and Halfback Don Paul after
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didate, was also in action after
recovering from injuries. The
Cougars open against Utah State
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