Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, November 11, 1949, Page 4, Image 4

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    Herald
Oreaon Set for Golden Bears
Aiken to Send Team
Through Light Workout
Today on Bear Turf
By JOHN BARTON
Head Coach Tim Aiken will put his Duck charges through a
■workout in the University of California Stadium today after ar
riving in Berkeley at 10 a.m. on the Southern Pacific Cascade.
The Oregon squad left Eugene at 7:30 p.m. yesterday.
Headquarters for the Ducks during their stay in the South
land will he an estate in the Berkeley Hills. Aiken originally
to lionse his suuad in a downtown San hrancisco hotel,
but decided against it early this
week.
A deciding factor in tomorrow’s
Bear hunt will be the condition of
Bob Celeri, star California quarter
back, who has broken just about
every offensive record ever kept on
the Cal campus.
According to the United Press
sports reports of Wednesday, Ce
leri definitely will not be able to
play Saturday. On the other
hand, word comes just as em
phatically from the Cal athletic
news bureau that Celeri will be
in shape for the contest.
Another factor in the battle
could be the presence of a wet field.
Drizzling rain has been visiting
the Bay area for the past week.
Oregon’s closest touch with a wet
field this season was in the Colo
rado game, where a slight trace of
moisture was on the turf from an
early morning rain.
That slight bit of water failed to
impede Duck progress against the
hapless Buffaloes, however, and is
no real indication of what they
would look like on a really muddy
field.
A wet turf in the Cal game would
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not necessarily give either team an
advantage. The Webfoots are de
pendent upon fast backs and line
bucks, also put plenty of stock in
their passing, especially with the
heavy Cal line in front of them.
California, as well, is depend
ent upon passing, with some
tricky running on the side. Any
mud on the grass is just as likely
to hamper the lumbering of the
Bear as it will the strutting of
the Duck.
In the Cal line-up for the second
time this season will be All-Pacific
Coast Halfback Jack Swaner. The
tricky runner will not start the con
test, but will, according to the Cal
Student News Bureau, see plenty
of action. Swaner was a running
mate of Jacky Jensen’s last year.
As was the case in the late Wash
ington game, both teams will prob
ably use the flat kick for kick-offs.
California will be booting to keep
the ball away from Woodley Lewis,
who now has a kick-off runback
average of 49.3 yards per try.
Oregon will try just as hard to
keep the kick-offs from Bear
Halfback Frank Brunk, who is
no slouch at returning the oval in
his own right.
While the flat kick-off, almost as
short and dangerous as the on-side
kick, gives the other team the
chance of starting their scrimmage
near mid-field, it also cuts out the
chance of a fast man getting the
ball.
Captain for the Ducks tomorrow
will be George Bell, who will start
the game in his own home town.
Aiken listed the veteran right half
as a starter yesterday.
Bell’s ankle, injured in the Colo
rado game, is now completely heal
ed.
Other injuries, however, have
Aiken badly worried. Gentleman
Jim said Wednesday that the
hump list is the worst it has been
this season. Among the suffering
are Bob Sanders with a bruised
side, Darrell Robinson with a
sore leg, and Johnny McKay, who
also is dragging a lame limb. All
are expected to play, however,
Traveling squad making the trip
for Oregon is as follows:
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GEORGE BELL, powerhouse right halfback of the Oregon football
team will return to his regular starting berth Saturday when the
Ducks invade the haunts of the California Bears. Bell, who was in
jured in the Oregon-Colorado game October 15, has been named
captain of the Webfoots for the Berkeley game where he will be
performing before a hometown crowd.
Frosh Tackle Rooks
In Corvallis Today
By Clyde Falilman
Coach Bill Bowerman’s Duck
lings will draw down the curtain on
the 1949 edition of Frosh grid-gun
ning today at 2 p.m. when they
tackle the Oregon State Rooks at
Corvallis.
From all indications mire with
intermittent precipitation will be
the setting at Bell Field for the
little Civil War.
Bowerman announced his start
ers after Thursday's practice ses
sion. From left to right on the line
the starting roster will read Monty
Brethauer, left end; Jerry Shaw,
left tackle; Rod Fitzbrewer, left
guard; Bill Mills, center; Ron
Brown, right guard; Emil Brand
aw, right tackle; and Jack Lust,
right end.
Carl Ervin will start at fullback;
Don Sloan at right halfback; Ron
Lyman at left halfback; and Hal
Dunham at quarterback.
Thursday’s workout featured
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light tactics. The practice session
was shortened to an hour and a
half of dummy scrimmage, place
kick defense, and going through
several new plays originated ear
lier in the week.
Defense for the OSC “single
wing” formation plays was also
stressed in the light workout last
night.
Although the Ducks took an ear
lier decision over the little Beavers
by a convincing 33-6 score, all in
dications point to a tighter game
this afternoon.
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Upsets Mark
WAA Action
Major upsets in intramural vol
leyball during the past two days
saw Alpha Delta Pi trounce Alpha
Xi Delta, University House down
Delta Delta Delta, and Hendricks
Hall defeat Zeta Tau Alpha in the
only Wednesday game.
Led by Norma Lamoreaux, who
paced her team with 16 points,
the Ad Pi’s led at half-time, and
remained on the victory ledger
with a smashing win over the
Alpha Xi Deltas, 51-22.
In the second court, University
House behind the high scoring of
several of its team members de
feated the Tri- Delts, 43-39. High
scorer for the losers was Liz Er
landson with seven points.
Yesterday’s games were high
lighted by the victory of Hen* -
dricks Hall over ZTA 38-22, and
forfeiture of the Pi Beta Phi game
to Kappa Kappa Gamma. Ann
Moore accounted for 12 of the
points for Hendricks, while Bobbie
Murray scored seven for the los
ers.
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