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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 5, 1947)
By DON FAIR
■ Assistant Sports Editor
Judging from the Oregon basketball team's performance
against Portland Tuesday night, the \\ ebfoots are going to
have to play about three times better ball to keep in the North
.ern division race this season.
The Duck cagers are fortu- i
nate. however, in that they j
have a good preseason sched- ;
ule. More than likely they will j
finish on the short end of the
score in some of the precon
ference games against such
team s as Kansas, Niagara,
Long Island, and Stanford.
But in the words of Coach
John Warren, “I’m not so wor
ried about how many games
my team drops in the opening
contests. I want them to he in shape tor tnat league opener
January 9 against Washington." As was shown last year by the
Webfoot cagers, a good preseason record doesn't mean a thing
‘if you can't win in the Northern division.
Husky Series May Decide Race
Those two games with the Huskies, January 9 and 10. could
well decide the league race. Both the Washington and Oregon
quintets have the potential stuff to win the conference title, and
the Ducks will have the edge in these two games by playing on
their home court.
Until then Warren has his hands full trying to find a fifth
man at forward to work with Jim Bartelt, Roger Wiley\ Stan
Wiliamsoit, and Reedy Berg. Bob Don looked like the man
after the British Columbia series, but failed to live up to
expectations against Fee’s and Portland.
Archie Gacek played well against the Portland all-star team,
but couldn’t consistently find the basket against the Pilots.
Marv Rasmussen, Lynn Hamilton, and Kenny Seeborg seem
,to be the next applicants for the job.
McLarney Has Potential Pov/erhouse
Up at Seattle, the Huskies under new Coach Art McLarney,
seem to have a powerhouse. In its lone game this year. Wash
ington dumped Western Washington College of Education 69
32, and tonight the Seattlites meet Pacific Lutheran college.
McLarney has an all-lettermen first string back, but four
are seniors. The lone sophomore on the squad is Sammy
White, a forward. Last year against the Webfoots at the Ig
loo, White was hitting hook shots from all over the court and
has undoubtedly improved for this season.
At the other forward for Washington is Bill Vandenburgh,
a dangerous but sometimes inconsistent performer. The center
slot is well taken care fo by 6 foot 6 inch Jack Nichols. Nichols
is probably the most feared pivot man in the,division because
of his backboard and point-getting ability.
Jorgenson, Taylor Good Guards
The Huskies have a pair of the best guards in the business
in Bobby Jorgenson and Bill Taylor. Jorgenson is a one-hand
■set-shot stylist, while Taylor, another high scorer, is the play
maker of the Washington team.
Even the second-string Huskie quintet is an all-veteran out
fit with Les Eathorne and Norm Carnovale, forwards; Don
Roberts, center; and Bob Bird and Andy Opacich, guards.
Any one of these men could, at any time, break into the
Orangemen Head East
Slats Gill's Oregon State basketball team left by streamliner
from Portland Wednesday night on their Eastern swing. The
Beavers, with four hard-fought wins under their belt, play
Canisuis in Buffalo Saturday night. On Tuesday, the Aggies
will play the City College ot New York in Madison Square
After the CCNY game, Oregon State will come directly to
Corvallis to finish out their preseason slate. Cliff Crandall,
junior All-coast performer is leading the Beavers in total scor
ing this season with 48 points for a 12 point average per game.
Until last night’s game with Portland. Wiley was leading
the Oregon scorers with 53 points, while Williamson, with 48.
was close second. In the latest issue of Sport magazine, Wil
liamson was the only West Coast eager to be picked by writer
George Trevor on a mythical All-American 15-man basketball
team for the coming season.
Coast Dream Team Names
Five Webfoots on Squad
Los Angeles, Dec. 4. Five unani
mous selections featured the 1947
All-Pacific Coast Conference foot
ball team chosen by the conference
of coaches and announced yester
day*by Commissioner Vic Schmidt.
Paul Cleary, John Ferraro and
Don Doll of U.S.C., Norm Van
Brocklin of Oregon and John
Graves of California received the
votes of every league coach
whose team played against them.
Tom Fears, U.C.L.A. end, and
Ilod Franz, California guard,
lacked one vote of being 100 per
Ecklund, Leicht Named
Completing the first string on
this coaches’ dream team are a
pair of U.C.L.A. linemen, Mike
Dimitro and Bill Chambers; Ore
gon’s 60 minute center, Brad Eck
lund; and the Ducks’ veteran half
back, Jake Leicht.
A remarkable concentration
of strength this year is shown
by the fact that 20 of the top 22
men chosen by the coaches were
taken from S.C., California, Ore
gon and U.C.L.A., the first four
teams in the conference stand
Were these mythical teams to be |
assembled on one playing field
the frontlines would average 216
and 213 pounds per man, respec
tively. The backfields would in
clude two fine T-quarterbacks and
passers. Van Brocklin and George
Murphy of S.C.; a tripple-threat'
tailback in Idaho's Bill Williams;
a pair of 200-pound fullbacks,
Graves and Bruin Jerry Shipkey
and three fast all-purpose ball car
riers, Leicht, Doll and Cal Rossi
The 22 men honored by the con- j
ference coaches are as follows:
First Team Wt. Position
pau. Cleary, SC (195) .E
Tom Fears, UCLA (220 .E
John Ferraro, SC (240) .T
Bill Chambers, UCLA (225) .T
Rod Franz, Cal. (205) .G
Mike Dimitro, UCLA (210) .G]
Brad Ecklund, Ore. (215) C
Norm Van Brocklin, Ore. (180) ,.Q
Den Doll, SC (185) .H
Jake Leicht, Ore. (165) .H
John Graves, Cal. (200) .F
Second Team Wt. Position
Dan Garza, Ore. (190) .:E
Frank Van Deran, Cal. (195) ....E
Bob Hendren, SC (225) .T
Don Stanton, Ore. (220) .T
Pau! Evenson, OSC (245) .G
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By AL PIETSCHMAN
Scene: The doorsteps of a soror*
ity house, 10:30 at night.
Characters: An Aggie, a Delt,
a gal and the housemother.
The lights on the front porch
blink on and off as the housemoth
er comes out and gives the nightly
The lights go off (longer than
usual). There’s a kiss, then a vig
orous slap. Lights go on again. Ev
eryone remains silent, but the Phi
Psi has a black eye.
The house mother thinks: “What
a good girl she is, such a fine girl.”
The girl thinks: “Isn’t it odd that
the Aggie tried to kiss the house
mother and not me?”
The Aggie thinks: “That Delt is
a smart one—he steals a kiss and I
The Delt thinks: “I’m a clever
fellow. I kiss the back of my hand,
hit the Aggie, and get away with
(Above is fiction, but it might
work at that. But it isn’t fiction
that you get good food at REN
ELLS. Fast service and friendly
hospitality are not just fairy-book
i SPORTS: We neglected to men
tion that one other member of the
hoop squad has picked up a nick
name. ’Tis Reedy “Boxlunch” Berg
from now out, according to his
In case you are wondering, Dick
Wilkins won’t be eligible for bas
ketball until next term. That means
he won’t go on the trip east this
year. First one he has missed in
CAMPUS: This must be deadline
week. Campaigns, projects, and
thesis work top the docket. Editor
Bob Frazier is holed up in his of
fice getting his thesis out. A big
warning is on the door.
Dick Shelton just got back on the
campus from a lengthy stay in
Portland where he got his thesis
knocked out. Blisters on his hand
after writing in long-hand some
FILMS : Doc Blanchard and
Glenn Davis are still the stars in
“Spirit of West Point” showing at
the MAYFLOWER theater. Don’t
miss it if you like football.
...IDEAS: We have two sugges
tions that might be considered by
1. The campus can still use some
attractive trash cans. There just
aren’t enough of them. Too often
we throw trash around because
there is no proper place to throw
it. Maybe someone can alleviate
2. Christmas season is drawing
nigh. Maybe someone, organization
or such could set up a PA system
and have some Christmas carols
float over the quad once in a while.
There’s nothing that makes Christ
mas seem like the season of good
cheer than the much-loved carols.
Since this is the next to the last
issue of the Emerald for the term
Christmas Greetings to you from
CARL GREVE, Jeweler, in Port
land. Carl will personally help you
make someone especially happy for
Christmas if you are looking for
gifts in Portland.
And a “MERRY CHRISTMAS’’
from us to you. —Pd. Adv.