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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (April 26, 1949)
Breaks Another Record
ANOTHER DUAL MEET mark was set last Saturday by George
Rasmussen, who now holds all dual meet records in the pole vault
between Oregon and other Northern Division schools except Wash
ington. The lust is held by George Varoff.
Webfoots Lose to Cougars
But Turn in Good Times
Although defeated decisively
8 L 2/3 to 49 1/3 by the powerful
Washington State Cougars last
Saturday, Oregon thinclads turned
outstanding marks in their win
Besides the troublesome Palouse
organization, Coach Bill Bower
o all's charges had to battle an icy
tain that fell throughout the en
tice Northern Division dual meet.
Led by the record-shattering per
formance of Pole Vaulter George
Rasmussen who set a new Oregon
V, SC mark, the Ducks were able
to salvage 5 of 15 first places from
the touted Cougars.
Rasmussen vaulted 14 feet to up
his old record set in 1947 of 13
feet 9 7/8 inches.
Little Davey Henthorne, North
ern Division sprinter king, turned
in. excellent times while winning
the 100 and 220-yard dash in :09.8
seconds and :21.3 respectively. By
capturing both events, Henthorne
tied for top scoring honors with
WSC Hurdler Fran Polsfoot who
won both the high and low' hurdles.
Woodley Lewis, Webfoot broad
jumper, annexed his event for the
invaders with a leap of 22 feet 10
inches. This not only is Lewis’
best jump so far this season, but
aiso the best ND mark posted thus
far. Bob Laidlaw, defending ND
champion, chalked up a 22 foot 1
inch leap to take first for OSC in
their Moscow dumping.
Ray Heidenrich and Bob Ander
son took first and second for the
Ducks in the discus with Heiden
rich outdistancing his teammate’s
toss by over a foot. His winning
throw was 144 feet 6 inches.
Injured Lou Robinson, PCC
javelin champion, threw the spear
173 feet 5 inches to take second
while Earl Stelle grabbed third for
A1 Bullier, fleet-footed sprinter,
also turned in a fine performance
by coming in second in both the
100 and 220-yard dash just behind
the flying heels of Henthorne.
Feller Warms Up
CLEVELAND, April 25 — (AP)
Bob Feller, Cleveland hurler suffer
ing' from a pulled shoulder muscle,
threw for 10 minutes in practice to
day and later reported the muscle
felt “all right.” ,
“I was quite pleased,” he said,
“Of course, I wasn’t throwing very
hard, but I had the feeling that if
I did throw hard my shoulder would
feel pretty good.”
Cohen Paces Oregon Hitters,
Andring Tops ND Batsmen
Oregon’s smooth-working links
men tee off this morning against a
sharp Oregon State sextet at the
Corvallis country club in the sec
ond Northern Division test for the
TEAM CAPTAIN Dom Provost
defeated John Eckstrom Monday
morning at the Eugene country
club, 2 and 1, thus moving up to
the number one position on the
Eckstrom is 'the number two
player, with Red Omlid holding
down third, John Prince, fourth,
Fred Zolezzi, fifth, and Jim Dona
COACH SYDNEY Milligan is
practically exhuberant about his
Webfoots’ chances in the Northern
Division golf race this season.
Early spring workouts left Milligan
on the glum side, but after the
complete trouncings meted out to
Victoria College and Idaho, things
are looking up.
“At Corvallis we’ll have a very
close match,” Milligan said. A Bea
ver ace named Dick Yost is the hot
test golfer on Corvallis links, Coach
Milligan indicated. The Ducks
square off against Washington
State in another conference match
at Eugene country club Friday.
OCE Beats PU
PORTLAND, April 25—(AP) —
Oregon College of Education de
feated the University of Portland,
9 to 6, on the baseball diamond to
Captain Al conen is pacing me
Webfoot baseballers in the 1919
Northern Division with a fat .500
mark, good for second place in the
loop. The smooth fielding short
stop is also the league-leader in
the important runs batted in col
TOP HITTER in the Northern
Oregon’s varsity tennis squad got
back in the win column Saturday as
it handed the visiting Willamette
Bearcats a 7-0 defeat.
Coach Saal Lesser used a slight
ly revamped line-up in the contest,
following the loss to the Washing
ton Huskies, and the Ducks repond
ed with their one-sided triumph.
Dave Van Zandt, elevated to the
number one position, came through
with a 6-1, 7-5 decision over Cece
Connors; Bob Carey notched a 6-3,
6-3 victory over Dave Bristow; Les
ser blasted Bill Bonnington by a
6-1, 6-1 count; Bud Carpenter, up a
notch to the number four slot, out
stroked Tom Warren, 6-1, 6-3; and
Bob Mensor and Bob Baum engag
ed in a hard-fought three-set match,
with Mensor finally pulling out a
6-1, 8-10, 6-4 win.
The doubles combinations were
also juggled. The Webfoots’ top duo
of Lesser and Carey downed Bris
tow and Bonnington, 6-4, 1-6, 6-1,
while Bill Williams and Carpenter
came from behind to pin a 1-6 6-3,
6-3 loss on the Bearcat combo of
Connors and Warren.
As a result of the victory, the
Ducks’ season record now stands
at three wins and one defeat.
uivision is suumpaw-awiuging run
Andring of Washington. The
youthful Husky first-sacker has a
.579 batting average. Third in bat
ting is Webfoot Johnny Kovenz,
just under the .500 mark with .471.
He leads the Northern Division in
runs with 11.
Sid Mills is one of three hurlers
to record a 2-0 record on the
mound so far. The other two are
from Washington State, Ward
Rockey and Dick Stiles. Mills’
earned run average of 2.57 is sec
ond in the league.
OREGON RESTS in Eugene un
til Wednesday, when they play
Portland university in Portland. '
Following that game, they start
the rugged Inland Empire inva
sion, meeting Washington State
Friday and Saturday, Idaho Mon
day and Tuesday and then swing <
over to Seattle to meet Washing
ton in a two-game set.
The long trip will be hard on the
shaky Webfoot mound staff, which
was battered brutally by Washing
ton in their last outing. However,
Duck Mentor Don Kirsch says that
if the Webfoots break even on the
swing they will have a good chance
for the pennant.
FOLLOWING THE 6 - games - '
in - 8 - days trip, Oregon will have
only four games with Oregon State
left on the slate.
Individual leaders among the
Ducks are Johnny Kovenz with
five stolen bases; A1 Cohen and
Kovenz, one home run each; Cohen,
Kovenz, Dick Battle, Don Kimball
and Hal Torkelson, one triple each;
and Cohen with five doubles.
Mills and Mel Krause, sopho
more righthander, have taken all
the pitching decisions so far in
Northern Division action. Mills has
a 2-0 record, Krause 2-1.
'Lamilian. JlameA, v
Grove, Henley Take Hayward Titles
Cottage Grove Lions, coached by
Bob Dusenberry, won five of ten
events to capture the class B cham
pionship in the 12th annual Hay
ward relays run last Saturday. The
rampaging Lions compiled 60
points for their triumph, 9 better
than deefnding titlist Ashland
IN' CLASS C competition, Coach
Max Marvin’s Henley aggregation
retired the trophy with their third
consecutive crown. The Hornets
racked up 30 points to top their
closest competitor, Gold Hill, by 6
In their five-first avalanche, the
"THERE AND BACK"
"THE MAID AS MISTRESS"
• WHERE—Music School Auditorium
• WHEN—May 3,4,5; Performances begin at 8:15 p. m.
• WHO—Presented by University Music Students.
concert series Co-op from 9—1:00
Millers from 11—2:00
Cottage Grovers broke records in
440-yard relay, the sprint medley,
and the shuttle hurdle relay. They
also copped the high jump relay and
the individual broad jump match
with Wes Thompson leaping 20 feet
9 inches for the win.
HENLEY TOOK first in the 440
yard relay, the high jump relay, and
second in the sprint medley for its
victory, but failed to establish any
George Greer, Banks broad jump
er, was the only class C competitor
to break a record when he leaped
19 feet 6 inches to best the old mark
of 19 feet 51/2 inches set in 1946 by
Arnold Huntley of Sheridan.
CLASS B RESULTS
Cottage Grove 60, Ashland 51,
Redmond 34, Molalla 18, Hood Riv
er 15 Vg, Forest Grove 13, Myrtle
Point 12, Newport 10, University
High 10, Prineville 8, North Bend 5
Oakridge 4, Marshfield 3, Columbia
Prep 2, Taft y2.
CLASS C RESULTS
Henley 30, Gold Hill 24, Jefferson
City 19, Siuslaw 18, Pleasant Hill
18, Mapleton 9, Banks 9, Kerby 7,
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