Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, February 26, 1932, Page 3, Image 3

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U.ofC.vs. U.S.C.
npHIS is the big basketball week
end in the Pacific Coast confer
ence. From Oakland to Seattle
Rich Fox
the lads are go
I ing after those ole
^ champion s h ii p s
I tooth and nail
|L and may the dev
m il take the hind
W most. The feature
game of the en
tire season will
Intake place at
■Oakland auditor
ium tomorrow
night when the
j. iuja.ii.-i ui isuiunern uaniorma and
the Oolden Bears of California
meet for the title in the southern
division. They ended the regular
schedule in a deadlock down there,
so it’s do or die tomorrow night
for the boys from Troy and Berke
ley. Because neither Coach Barry
of U. S. C. nor Coach Price of Cal
ifornia could agree as to where the
deciding game should be played,
they finally determined to meet on
neutral territory at Oakland.
Plenty of fun also is imminent
at Seattle, where the University of
Washington and Washington State
college match skill in a two-game
series that will determine the win
ner in the northern division. At
present the Cougars hold a one
game margin, so one victory for
them and it’s all over. However,
the Huskies can defend the title
they won last year by taking the
visitors from Pullman for a ride
both nights.
* * *
The third series on the con
ference schedule will start right
here at Eugene when Oregon and
its Corvallis adversaries meet
for the final time this season.
The first game will be played at
McArthur tonight, and tomorrow
the scene of action shifts to the
men’s gymnasium at Corvallis.
There’s no doubt the Benton
county team has a better ehance
to beat Oregon than it ever had
before. The Webfoots are crip
pled so badly that more than
half their regulars are n the
hospital list. Cap Roberts still
is suffering from influenza, Jack
Robertson has a badly sprained
ankle, and, last but not least,
Windy Calkins’ injured leg is not
yet up to snuff.
* *
Both Robertson and Roberts may
see action for a little while, but it’s
certain neither will possess his
usual stamina and endurance. Rob
erts has a better chance of play
ing than Robertson. Should Cap
not be able to make the grade,
Oregon would almost have to throw
in the sponge. With Cap out of
there, the Webfoots would have a
hard time matching the scoring
power of Lewis, Merrill, Fagans
and Thomas.
If Washington’s lads climax their
long comeback and take the cham
pionship away from Washington
State, they'll have deserved to
win. Six weeks ago the Huskies
were in the cellar. Now they are
on the threshhold of their fourth
pennant, needing only two victor
ies to clinch it. You’ve got to hand
plenty of credit to Hec Edmund
sen for maintaining a fine esprit
de corps on his team when it was
at the bottom of the heap, with
only an outside chance of climbing
back to the top.
Johnny Fuller, Captain Ralph
Cairney and young Hal Lee are the
lads Washington State will have
to hold in check.
Spectacular as Washington’s
.‘•Girls Will
Be Buys”
Dick Neuberger Sports Editor
Bruce Hamby.. .Asst. Sports Editor
Parks Hitchcock, Joseph Saslavsky,
Malcolm Bauer
At Eugene—Oregon vs. Oregon
At Seattle — Washington vs.
Washington State.
Gordon Leads Conference
Scorers With 117 Markers
Vandal Hoopster Second;
Roberts Holds Dotvn
Third Berth
i _
Huntley Gordon of Washington
' State college goes up to the post
| at Seattle tonight with a comfort
j able lead over the other scorers of
j the northern division. To date the
i tall Cougar center has scored 117
points, and has two games with
! Washington in which to add to his
total. Second on the li3t is a new
comer to the top ranks, Afton Bar
rett of Idaho. However, his team
has completed its quota of confer
ence games, so he has appeared in
two more encounters than the oth
er point producers.
Cap Roberts, Oregon’s red-head
ed center, comes third with 108,
five below Barrett. Roberts has
I two games against the state school
| at Corvallis in which to overtake
Gordon and Barrett. His activities
in these conflicts may be ham
pered, however, for he was taken
ill with a light attack of influenza
j several days ago.
John Fuller, Washington, and
Claud Holsten, Washington State
the outstanding key men of theii
teams, have respective totals ol
107 and 105 points to trail Roberts
Then comes Bobby Cross of Wash
ington State with 94. Tied for sev
enth are Oregon's old dependables
Hank Levoff and Captain Winsoi
Calkins. Each has 90. The scoring
McLarney, WSC ..14 36 16 31 88
Barrett, Idaho .16 51 11 15 113
Roberts, Oregon ...14 44 20 24 108
Fuller, Wash .14 43 21 21 107
Holsten, WSC.14 40 25 29 105
Cross, WSC .14 41 12 10 94
Calkins, Oregon .14 25 40 20 90
Levoff, Oregon ....14 30 30 28 90
Gordon, WSC .14 45 27 17 117
Grenier, Idaho .16 36 14 40 86
Fagans, OSC .114 34 17 23 85
Lacey, Idaho .16 31 21 25 83
Lee, Wash .14 35 11 14 81
Wick?, Idaho .16 25 28 31 78
Nelson, Wash .14 33 9 16 75
Lewis, OSC .14 30 14 25 74
Herman, Idaho ...16 30 12 31 72
Merrill, OSC .14 29 12 24 70
Cairney, Wash .14 26 17 32 69
Robertson, Oregon 14 29 10 33 68
comeback has been, however, it
has been no more sensational
than that staged by Oregon’s
Webfoots. Far down in fourth
place three weeks ago, Bill Rein
hart’s lads have come on to claim
third place. The crowning feat
of their uphill drive was the vic
tory over Corvallis last week
that relegated the Benton coun
ty quintet to fourth position and
shoved Oregon a notch up in the
standings. If the crippled Web
foots can muster enough power
to win tonight, they will be as
sured of third place in the final
The unsung hero of the numer
ous injuries that have dogged Ore
gon’s basketball squad this winter
has been Bob Officer, the young
assistant trainer who’s had charge
of the medical room at McArthur
court ever since Colonel Bill Hay
ward turned his attention to track.
Bob was up part of Wednesday
night applying hot packs to Jack
Robertson’s injured ankle, and
yesterday morning he was out of
bed bright and early to administer
first aid to influenza-stricken Cap
If I were Ileck Edmundsen,
Washington basketball coach, I
most certainly would be thankful
to Bill Reinhart for the way he
lambasted Washington State this
season. If it hadn't been for the
Webfoots’ three victories over the
Cougars, Washington would be in
no position to contest for the pen
nant tonight. Likewise with the
Cougars. If they lose the title
they’ve worked so hard to win,
they’ve nobody to thank for their
failure but the Oregon Webfoots.
Idaho played in tough luck
this season. The Vandals fin
ished in the cellar largely be
cause they lacked the puneh to
put themselves over the last bar
rier in three or four close en
counters. Rich Fox’s lads dropped
games to Washington State,
Corvallis and the University of
Washington by narrow margins,
most of them lost after Idaho
had assumed an early lead.
The Vandals won only two
games, both from Oregon. The
first was taken mainly because
tin? Webfoots couldn’t hit a barn
door, but in the second the Van
dals acre as hot as fire-brands.
They couldn’t miss. Everything
they threw at the backboard
added two points to their total.
The cry of the junior
shine boys.
Their work was carried
out by tlie assistance
of our shop.
U. 9f O. SHINE
A.cipch- froui' SigMia' Clii
Fencers Are
Initiated Into
Foil Tourney
Third Division of Blade
Rivalry Starts
Bladesmen Demonstrate
Wielders of the foil got into ac
tion yesterday in their division of
the all-campus fencing tournament.
The new tourney is being run off
on a different basis from that used
in the first two rivalries in t&e
epee and sabre sections, in that a
bladesman may lose two clashes
before he is eliminated from fur
ther competition.
The battles were for the most
part long, slow, and uninteresting.
The duelists went at their tasks of
attempting to score touches in a
lackadaisical manner.
The results »of the contests are
as follows. Don Cross, winner of
the sabre title, and Russell Tink
ham, who is champion of the epee
handlers, both won their bouts.
Cross took a victory by a default,
the first forfeit of the tournament,
from Edwin Pitt. Tinkham en
countered unexpected resistance
from Cliff Stocker but came out on
the long end of a tally of 5-1.
John Caswell bested Joe Bishop
in a slow and rather long engage
ment to take a 5-4 conquest. Buck
Nash broke through James Blair’s
defense at will to garner vital
thrusts for a 5-2 win. In one of the
few fairly good duels of the day,
Thomas Emmons eked out a vic
tory over Willis Ekblad, five
touches to four. Irvin Hill out
touched George Hibbard and won,
Lowell Anderson and Merland
Tollefson displayed fast and thun
dering action, with Anderson com
ing out on top, 5-4. Norris Porter
shoved his foil around too much
and too well, witli the result that
ho sent George Bennett to defeat,
Girl Speed ball Exponents
Play Second Game of Year
The W. A. A. speedball teams
played their second game yester
day, the No-colors defeating the
Colors, 13 to 6.
Those girls who made their
points for speedball this term are:
Eleanor Coomb, Fern Jeffreys,
Mildred Marks, Katherine Bisbee.
Frances Haberlach, Nellie Schaf
fer, Dorothy MacLean, Gladys
Gregory, Margaret Morrison, Doris
Payne, Margaret Macdonald, Helen
Dunshee, Juanita Demmer.
J. Lynn Wykoff, graduate of
the University with the class of
'28, was a visitor in Eugene and
at the school of journalism Tues
day afternoon. He is at present
managing editor of the Idaho Eve
ning Times, Twin Falls, Idaho.
New York university has estab
lished the Alumni Meritorious
Service Award to be presented to
1 graduates of the university who
¥have *\ endered - unusual Stervice to
their alma mater.
Track Trials
Will Be Held
On Saturday
: Large Number Entered
In Events
: First Heats of Dashes To Be
Run Off Today oil
Hayward Field
A second series of tryouts for
the 1932 Oregon track and field
squad will be held this week end
at Hayward field. Unlike the
trials of last week the program
for today and tomorrow will in
clude all of the regular field
This afternoon the first heats of
| the 75 and 150-yard dashes will
be run, while tomorrow the re
mainder of the meet will be held.
All of the events on the track
have been cut to three-fourths
their usual length to allow for the
short training period to date.
The meet is one of a series lead
ing up to the annual intramural
track and field competition to be
held at Hayward field next Sat
urday. Aspirants for the varsity,
frosh, and intramural teams will
Squad To Be Weeded
Bill Hayward, veteran Webfoot
mentor, hopes, by these meets, to
weed out his present squad, so
that he can devote his time in
moulding a well-balanced team to
represent Oregon on the cinders
this spring.
An unusually large number of
athletes have entered for the
events this week.
rne 10 ana auu-yara aasn lead
in the number of entrants, 11
signing up for each. In the for
mer Pennington, Starr, Vaughan,
Wagner, Burr, Holden, Hillis, In
man, De Pittard, Hamilton, and
Ballard will run. Entrants in the
300-yard dash include Lindgren,
Christopherson, Greenough, Wil
kins, H. Thompson, Williams, Bob
bitt, Culverwell, Fisher, Holman,
Dolloff, and Rollwage.
In the 150-yard dash, the first
heats,of which will be run today,
will be Lindgren, Starr, De Pit
tard, Hamilton, Holman, Dolloff,
Rollwage, and Ballard.
Eight Signed Up
Eight men each have signed up
for the distance events, the 660
yard and the three-fourths of a
mile jogs. In the former will be
Wright, Weed, Hendrickson, Ha
berlack, Myers, D. Thompson,
Hicks, and Nunn. Wagner, a
freshman, and Bob Hunter, a jun
ior, lead the field in the longer
run which will include Parmelle,
Chiorick, Dunaway, Leggett, Sin
claire, and Fricke.
Very few have been turning out
for the hurdles. In the high
sticks, an 80-yard event, the com
petition will lie between McCoy,
Dudley, Cooper, and Nowland.
There will be no low hurdle race.
Entrants in the field events aro
considerably less in number. Mc
Coy, Voegtly, and Evans, all com
paratively inexperienced men, will
be the only competitors in the pole
vault. Newcomb, Palmer, Simp
son, and Boack will fight for hon
ors in the high jump. In the broad
jump Vaughan, Holden, Palmer,
and Burr will vie.
Despite the fact that spring
football has taken many of Hay
ward’s most promising weight
men, the entry lists in the weight
tossing events are fairly large. In
the shot-put Neilson, Leedy, Louis,
Chase, Hall, Frye, and Bobbitt
will match strength. Sleeper,
Tongue, Hall, Frye, and Chase are
entered in the discus throw. War
i ren Demaris, last year's interscho
lastic champion, and Bill Palmer
Oregon, Huskies
To Tangle in Dual
Wrestling Event
Grapplers To Show Wares
Tomorrow at 7:30 P. M.
In McArthur Court
The grapplers who will do bat
tle for Oregon against an invading
squad of University of Washington
wrestlers tomorrow night at 7:30
p. m. in the Igloo have been work
ing out faithfully for the past
week, according to Clair Meisel,
mentor of the tuggers.
The coming dual event with the
Husky behemoths is something of
a novelty on the campus. The
Purple and Gold has a strong ag
gregation inasmuch as the sport
is organized on an intercollegiate,
varsity basis in the Seattle school.
Coach Len Stevens is escorting
eight Washingtonians here. The
Webfoot crushers will probably be
selected from the winners of the
different weight events in the re
cently completed all-campus wrest
ling event.
An admission charge of 25 cents
will probably be charged for all
fans, besides students, who wish to
take in the event. The bouts will
each consist of a nine minute ses
The Duck squad will in all prob
ability be composed of the follow
ing matmen—Dave Doran, 118;
Otto Vonderheit, 128; Ray Clapp,
138; Fred Sears, 148; Tom Moun
tain, 158; Chuck Johnson or Doc
KelliHer, 168; Frank Keltncr, 178;
Howard Clark, heavyweight.
Ex-Deau of Men Announces
Intention To Enter Politics
Hugh L. Biggs, '27, of Ontario,
Oregon, has announced his inten
l tion to run for district attorney
j for Malheur county on the Demo-'
cratic ticket in the primaries.
I Biggs was president of the stu
[ dent body here in his senior year
and was assistant dean of men
from 1929 to 1930 and dean from
1930 to 1931.
After leaving the University he
j went into partnership with his
uncle in the firm of Biggs &
Biggs, Attorneys. He completed
his law course and graduated from
here in 1931.
and A1 Edwards, Webfoot letter
men, lead a field of javelin throw
ers including Greenough, Rushlbw,
and Carlson.
Today's heats in the 75 and 150
yard dashes will be run off at 4
o’clock. Saturday's meet will start
promptly at 2:30.
Oregon Swim
Teams To Vie
With Beavers
Event To Be Tomorrow
In Women’s Pool
Frosh Squads To Meet at 2;
Varsities Will Appear
At 7:30 P. M.
Two determined aggregations of
Oregon natators will be gunning
for the Pacific Northwest cham
pionship tomorrow, which they
can capture by outswimming the
Oregon State combinations in dual
meets here in the women's pool.
The YVebfoot varsitarians trounced
the Beavers in a dual event at Cor
vallis two weeks ago, 56-28, and
the fresh squeezed out a victory
over th.' rooks on that same after
noon by a close tabulation of 43
The frosh and the rooks will
start splashing through the water
in the women’s tank at 2 p. m.,
with the rival varsity teams slated
to hit the aqua pura at 7:30 p. m.
Each meet is to be followed by a
water polo game in the men's pool
between the foes who participated
in that event.
Records Slated To Fall
Many of the local records are
doped to fall by the wayside when
the ancient rivals get into the heat
of competition. The Duck varsity
and frosh aquatic fiends who cap
tured first places at Corvallis only
a few days ago are going to make
a serious attempt at repeating,
while those who did not fare so
well are aiming to show their
brother swimmers up.
The varsity swimmers who cap
tured first places in the event in
the enemy's territory are Francis
Oglesby, who copped the 220 yard
struggle; Bob Needham, who took
the 50-yard free style sprint; Ferd
Fletcher, who won the 100 yard
breast stroke race; Charles Foster,
who grabbed a victory in the 440
yard swim; Jim Brooke, who an
nexed first place in the 100 yard
back stroke; and Sam Nigh, win
ner of the diving competition.
Swimmers Hot
Wally Hug, George Pratt, Paul
Lafferty, Don Stevenson, Fred An
derson, Ladd Sherman, and Leo
Laurin, and the other Webfoots
are raring to go forth and take
some first places themselves and
should extend their more success
ful colleagues to the limit.
The frays between the Duck
lings and the baby Orangemen
Ouoh, la la!
And—when Join
loves ’em they
stay nuinh . . .
He’s positively
dizzy for dames!
And you’ll he
loco from luffs!
The Broad Beauties;
Thelma Todd
Marjorie White
Ona Munson
Murg Livingston
et al.
ON i iih STAGE
Semi-final elimination;-!
Rush Hughes
Master of Ceremonies
Revival Nights
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-F eatures
Vint Hall.Novelty Vocal Numbers
Rythm Boys.Vocal 1 rio
Bob MacDonald - - - - Popular Radio Crooner
Mickey Vail and Partner.Dancing
$1.00 A COUPLE
and refreshments
$1.00 A COUPLE
and refresnments
Big League Ball
Player To Coach
Georgetown Nine
WASHINGTON, Feb. 25.- It
might be well for big league base
ball scouts to make Georgetown
University a stop on some of their
ivory hunting expeditions. Clayton
W. Sheedy is coaching there now.
Sheedy comes to Georgetown
fresh from nine spectacular sea
sons in the International league.
He played first base for Baltimore
and Toronto, later appearing as an
outfielder at Toronto.
The Georgetown nines of 1921,
1922 and 1923 on which Sheedy
played won 38 consecutive games,
the 1922 team being undefeated
and intercollegiate champions. He
won all-America honors in college
and at graduation went straight to
Baltimore, to lead the league in
hitting and fielding in his first
year. His purchase by Toronto in
volved the highest price ever re
corded in an International league
Girls All-Star Basketball
Teams Will Play Friday
Two all-star teams picked from
the girls who entered the W. A. A.
basketball tournament will play
their championship game at 4
o'clock next Friday.
After the game all the girls who
turned out for basketball and
speedba.il are invited to attend a
spread provided by the W. A. A.
This invitation is extended to all
the girls who turned out for either
of these sports.
should furnish as many thrills as
did their neck-and-neck race at
Corvallis. The rooks are out for
revenge, but the Oregon yearlings
arc out for another victory. Willie
Paul, John Zehntbauer, John Hine,
Fred Fowler, Clay Sherman, Ned
Simpson, Bill Gearhart, and all the
other frosh carnivores are hunger
ing for juicy, tender young baby
Beaver meat. t
Will Battle in
Play-Off Clash
Southern Conference
Title at Stake
Trojans Shaded To Win
At Oakland Saturday;
Bears Ready
OAKLAND, Cal., Feb. 25—
(Special)—With the championship
of the southern division of the con
ference as the stake, University of
California and Southern California
basketball teams will meet here
Saturday night in Oakland audi
Golden Bears and Trojans fin
ished the regular league season
last Saturday night in a deadlock
for the division championship, each
with eight victories and three de
feats. The winner of next Satur
day night’s game will play the
northern division winner, probably
Washington State, for the cham
pionship of the Pacific coast con
By reason of their three victor
ies in the four games played by the
rival teams this season, the Tro
jans will go into Saturday night’s
contest slight favorites. The north
ern quintet won the opening two
games of the four-game series,
played in Los Angeles, 22 to 14,
and 29 to 25.
In the third meeting the Bears
successfully bottled up Jerry Ne
mer, ace Trojan forward, while
their own “shuttle” attack out
maneuvered the Trojans to win 27
to 18. The following evening the
Troy team pulled a hectic game
out of the fire with a successful
free-throw in the closing seconds
df play, winning 28 to 27.
The coming game will give Jerry
“Nemo” Memer and Joe Kintana,
two of the most brilliant forwards
in the division, a chance to renew
heir duel for scoring honors.
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