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Willamette Tips Ducks, 4-3
Netters Lose to Oregon State,6-1
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Golfers to Leave for Seattle
The 1949 Northern Division
dual match golf championship
■will be at stake Saturday, when
Coach Sid Milligan’s Oregon
jgolf team meets the Washing
ton Huskies at Seattle.
Oregon, lone undefeated team
iti the circuit, will be out to revenge
last year's loss to the Huskies in
the dual match finals. A win for the
Ducks this weekend would give
them the undisputed title. A loss
would throw final standings into
an Oregon-Washington tie.
Comparative scores give Milli
gan’s Webfoots the edge over the
defending champions. Washing
ton has lost only one match this
year, a 15-12 decision to Wash
ington State, while Oregon has
defeated the Cougars IS'/, -8y2.
The Ducks have also beaten Ore
gon State State and Idaho in divi
sion competition, and are undefeat
ed in non-conference play.
FOR A WARM-UP match Fri
day. the Webfoots will play the
College of Puget Sound at Tacoma.
Probable Webfoot traveling
Sauad, to leave this morning, m
oludad Captain Dom Provost, Red
O.mlid. John Eckstrom, Jim Dona
hue, John Prince, and Bob Seder
Washington State .9 3 .750
OREGON .8 3 .727
Oregon State .6 4 .GOO
W ashington .5 G .455
Idaho .0 12 .000
Weekend schedule: Friday—Ore
gon vs. OSC at Eugene, Washing
ton vs. Idaho at Moscow. Saturday
■ Oregon vs. OSC at Corvallis,
W ashington vs. Idaho at Moscow.
Four men have reached the
qudrter-finals in the All-campus
handball tournament sponsored
by Jim Vitti, intra-mural manag
Ed Gudgel, Saal Lesser, A1
Lippman, and Whitely Lokan are
as yet undefeated in the game of
speed and skill with the outcomes
of four other matches pending.
The tourney is being held for
the benefit of a select group of
glove wizards whose purpose is
to determine the handball king of
Rebec, Hen Hall
Cop IM Tilts
Rebec house downed Susan
Campbell hall 1-0 yesterday to win
I championship in League II.
NEITHER TEAM scored until
the first half of the third inning
when Ruth Watts, who had made a
one base hit, was knocked in by
Carol Lippman. Jean Neely, pit
ching for the Rebec squad, struck
out nine batters. Twin sister Jan
was in the catching spot. Mary Do
herty was catcher for Susy and
Coralee Thompson pitched.
Also the winning end yesterday
was Hendricks hall when they
swept past Pi Beta Phi 10-6. This
puts the winners in the League fin
als with Delta Delta Delta, so far
PLAYING TODAY will be Uni
versity house, so far undefeated
and Alpha Chi Omega for cham
pionship in League I.
DU's Win Tennis
Delta Epsilon advanced in the
intramural tennis race, heating
Sigma Chi, 2-1. The DFs took
both doubles matches and
dropped the singles.
West Virginia Prospect
Nixes Coaching Position
Dob Roe, head football coach at
W heeling, West Virginia high, has
turned thumbs down on an offer to
serve as line coach for the Univer
sity of Oregon.
DUCK COACH JIM AIKEN said
that he had been told this indirect
ly yesterday, and that he expected
to receive a letter from Roe giv
ing the particulars of why he was
unable to accept. Roe's father is
sjck and this is believed to be one
of the major stumbling blocks.
Aiken declared that he would
immediately begin searching for
someone else, but that be was not
going to rush things, since he
Wants to be sure of obtaining the
“right man.” He has two coaches
under serious consideration now.
|>nt it may tie virtually weeks be
fore tie finally decides on one of
Meanwhile, the status of Bob
(Buster) McClure was still hang
ing' in thin air. McClure has been
trying to sever his ties with the
Boston Yanks, but there are con
raet complications. One thing,
however, on which McClure has
made up his mind is that he wants
to coach at Oregon and not play
pro football next fall.
THE DUCKS themselves took
somewhat of a respite yesterday.
Buoyed by the fact that Guard Ted
Meland has disclosed that he in
tends to perform again next fall,
the boys showed plenty of pepper,
but there was no contact work.
The afternoon’s activities were
limited to running through signal
drills, perfecting faking, timing
and play execution, and taking a
squint at some movies of last
By Martin Meadows
Oregon State’s classy • net
men lived up to advance notices
yesterday by dumping the Ore
gon Ducks, 6-1, in a Northern
Division match on the local
THE BEAVERS captured
four of the five singles contests and
swept the doubles competition in
racking up their third league win
against a lone setback.
Only Webfoot winner was Coach
Saal Lesser, who engaged in a
grueling three-set affair with Wes
Brigham. Scores were 9-7, 8-10,
High Findlay, OSC number one
man, had little trouble in down
ing Bob Carey, 6-3 and 6-1; Jack
Carrothers swept by Dave Van
Zandt, by a 6-2, 6-3 count; Ivan
Hatfield measured Bud Carpen
ter, 6-2 and 6-2; and Nevin Cope
pulled out another three-set tilt,
drowning Bob Mensor by scores
of 6-2, 2-6, 6-1.
Cope and Hatfield teamed up in
doubles play against Carey and
Mensor, and after a tough first set,
went on to win by a 7-5, 6-2 mar
FINDLAY AND CARROTHERS
formed the other Beaver duo, and
they also had little trouble in boun
cing Van Zandt and Carpenter to
the tune of G-2 and 6-2.
The Ducks will have another
chance to attempt to dump the
Staters when the varsity as well
as the Frosh squads invade Corval
By Paul Patterson
DEWAYNE (MO US IE) OWENS’
home run at the start of the first
inning sparked the Oregon frosh
to a 9-4 victory over Eugene high
yesterday afternoon on Howe
Bill Dahlbeer, the winning pitch
er, threw three innings of hitless
ball before the Axemen could break
through the Yearlings’ defense.
Then they connected for four hits
and on three errors got four runs
across the plate. Dick Waibel and
Ken Dunkelberger held the high
schoolers at bay for the rest of
The Ducklings aided by ten Eu
gene errors and six hits, went run
less in only two frames. Owens
and Gene Danzer led the frosh
scorers with two runs each. Be
sides Owens’ homer the only other
extra base hits were doubles by
Frosh Joe Proulx and Mel Jeffries
The Ducklings play a double
header with the Oregon State
Kooks this afternoon on Howe
field. The first game is scheduled
to start at 1 o’clock.
11th Inning Rally Gives
Bearcats Win at Salem
SALEM, May 11—(Special). The Willamette Bearcats de- -
feated Oregon Wednesday night 4-3 in 11 innings, behind the .
tight hurling of John Slanchik.
With the score tied 3-all in the 11th, Gordy Lenz started the .
winning rally off Oregon reliefer Hal Zurcher, by singling when
first baseman Dick Bartle misjudged his pop fly. After John
DUCK BASEBALL Coach Don
Kirseh is readying his team for
the crucial home-and-home se
ries with Oregon State this
MarkosKie s .ny out, uick Brouwer
drove a clean hit to left, advancing -
Lenz to second.
ZURCHER forced the next bat
ter to fan, but Willamette catcher
Roy Harrington bounced a single '
over the pitcher’s head. The throw -
from centerfield beat Lenz to the
plate, but the Bearcat baserunner
hurdled the Oregon backstop to ’
tally the deciding marker.
Jim Hanns started on the mound
for Oregon, giving up the first
three runs, while whiffing four bat
ters. Hitting was evenly distributed -
between the teams, Oregon garner
ing 10 blows, all singles, to Wil
THIRD BASEMAN CHUCK ‘
Strader and outfielder Norm Hen- .
wood paced the Ducks at the plate
with three hits each in five tries.
Sparkling infield support by the -
OREGON 011 001 000 00—3 10 4
Will. 013 000 000 01—1 11 l'
Hanns, Zurcher (6), and Torkel- *
son, Rose (8); Slanchik and Har- _
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