Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, May 06, 1938, Page Eight, Image 8

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    Husk y Baseballers
Start Against Ducks
Today a t Howe Field
Creighton or John Linde Named by Hobson
To Hurl Opener; Chet Johnson Expected to
Chuck for Northerners
With either Bob Creighton or John Linde on the mound. Coach
Howard Hobson’s Webfoots take the field this afternoon against Tufa
J*y Grave’s University of Washington baseballers in the first of the
two-game series.
Coach Grave's men have met with little success this season. They
lost both their games to Washington State, and broke even with Idaho.
At present they are' resting ip the cellar.
In the meantime the Ducks will
be trying to climb back, up to the
-5G0 per cent mark with a double
win over the Huskies The recent
thump in which the Ducks dropped
four straight games, was apparent
ly forgotten in the second Idaho
game when the Webfooters went
on a 13-hit rampage.
;Chet Johnson, veteran southpaw,
; expected to start the game for
Huskies with J. B. Parker
jGeorge Ziegenfuss, basketball
.star, holds down the initial sack;
Dud Pripp, star slugger of the club,
second base; Ed Sheehan, third
bclse; and Lou Plummer, captain
otfd former outfielder; shortstop,
round out the infield:
(Walt Petola, Jack, Frosh and
cither Jack StalPop or Dave Dob
con comprise the Husky outfield.
|Oregon’s starters will number
M<att Pavalunas in their aggrega
tion. “Fat Matt " performed
nfpoothly at second durmg‘“the
Idaho series, and has earned a
.starting job despite light, hitting.
jGale Smith, Jack Gordon, Wimpy
Quinn, and Ford Mullen, behind
i (Please turn to page 9
All varsity trackmen are to
meet with Coach Bill Hayward
at McArthur court at 11 o'clock
Miller's Frosh
To Tangle With
Stater's Rooks|
Today at 1:30 Ken Miller’s frosh
cindermen tangle with,1 the OSC:
rooks in their annual dual relay
meet to be held on Bell field in
This is the first meet of the
season for the Ducklings. Their
only other scheduled meet for the
season is with the rooks May 28
’ in a dual affair.
The records for the relay events
are evenly divided. Oregon holds
two, rooks two, and they are co
holders of the one other one.
(Please turn to page 9)
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Sprinters Head
Cougar Forces
For Track Meet
Pettichord, Ledford,
Orr Top Runners on
WSC Team
Although beaten by Idaho’s sur
prising Vandals in a dual meet at
Pullman last Saturday, the WSC
track and field squad which in
vades Eugene Saturday for a meet
with Oregon’s Webfoots still rate
on paper as the track power of
the northwest.
Coach Karl Schlademan will pre
sent for Webfoot track fans’ ap
proval a host of stars, some of
whom rank with the best in the
nation. Especially are the Cougars
powerful in the sprints where such
stalwarts as Lee Orr, Mel Petti
chord. and Curt Ledford hold out.
Orr ran fifth in the Berlin Olym
pics of 1936, and last year finished
third in the NCAA meet in his
specialty, the 220-yard dash. Led
ford won both sprints against
Idaho last week, while Pettichord
was competing at the Drake relays
along with Orr.
Hobby ..Hobson, ..Oregon’s ..suc
cessful basketball and baseball
coach is “definitely considering” a
job as physical education director
in the Portland school system, and
may have coached his last hoop
champion here. Jot that down in
your notebook.
He’s going to Portland this
weekend to confer with the Port
land school board about it, and
promises definite announcement
one way or the-other early next
The position has two lures
which Hobby isn't overlooking.
1. Money—the base salary is
$4,380—over a thousand more
than he got here in 1937-38, and
$530 more than he’ll get next year.
2. Future—in Portland he’d have
a nice position in a field in which
he got his master’s degree, physi
cal education, with far less worry
than he has coaching college ball.
Considering it further, the Rose
City job would be more or less
trial for two years, and' after that
he’d practically be in the system
for life. That’s the way they do
it in Portland.
Coaching college ball you’ve
practically got to produce steady
winners or get bounced.
The college coach has to cash
in, in other words, when he’s a
winner. Hobby as a winner now
is getting about $3,800, while
Coaches Jack Friel, Washington
State: Slats Gill, Oregon State, 1
and Hec Edmondson, Washington, j
are getting known salaries of I
$4,000 to $7,000. And the Webfoot !
mentor is more than holding his1
own with them in both the gate j
intake and the important games j
won and lost.
If tiie Webfoots could play over
.500 ball from now on in basket
ball, that sport’s gate would prob
ably take care of itself—and Hob
by might eventually get a salary
the winning coach deserves.
Whether he considers it too
much cf a gamble we’ll know next
. Send the Emerald to the folks.
They want the campus news.
Phi Delts Pace Intramural
Meet; Holman Sets Record
One national Sigma Delta Psi
record went by the boards yester
day as Phi Delta Theta won the
intramural track meet held at Hay
ward field. The record was Art
Holman’s 13.5 in the 120 low
hurdles which lops .8 of a second
off the present record, alothugh
Holman’s mark will not become
official unless it is unbeaten in na
tional competition.
The Phi Delts scored 246.5 points
to win the meet, beating out the
Kappa Sigs who scored 232 points
to take runner-up honors.
Meet Donut
Points Points
Phi Delts .246.5 75
Kappa Sigs .232 72
Yeomen ..202.5 67
Sigma Chis and
Sig Eps ..174 62
ATOs .169 61
SAEs .158 59
Gamma hall .152 58
Sigma Nu .136 55
Betas .114 21
Chi Psi .>....107 49
Theta Chi . 95 48
DUs ..c.. 90 16
Sherry Ross . 66 12
Fijis ..., 61 11
Pi Kaps ... 18 2
Outstanding point maker of the
meet was “Porky” Andrews, who
garnered 66 points for the SPEs.
Harry Hodes took second place
honors for the Yeomen, and was
followed by Teammate Art Hol
man, who scored 51 points, four
less than Hodes.
One hundred sixty men entered
the competition, which culminated
in a 35-man field in the mile run.
The event was won by Ken Ship
ley, Phi Delt, who ran it in 5:02.
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