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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 16, 1951)
Swimming Coach John Borchardt
will head an eleven men contingent
t© Corvallis Saturday to engage the
Oregon State College mermen in a
dual meet at 2:30 p.m.
Oregon will be seeking its 22nd
oonseciftive Beaver dual meet vic
tory when it takes to the water
against the thrice-beaten Oregon
State swimmers. The Beavers suf
fered a 49-35 defeat by Oregon
ttiree weeks ago.
On the travelling squad are Co
<4aptain Pete Van Dijk and Louis
Santos. Joe Nishimoto. Dick Ruck
meschel. Jim Allan. Mike Popovich.
Alan Paget, manager Tom Neko
ta: divers Ray Atkinson and Hal
Oregon’s ace Pete Van Dijk will
lie hard pressed in the 50-vard free
.style by Beaver Herm Clark as he
will attempt to lower the meet
record of 24.8 set by Biownell of
Oregon State in 1939.
Pete will also try for the meet
record of 5:15.0 for the 440-yard
Joe Nishimoto will swim against
time in his pet event, the 200-yard
lireaststroke. and will try to butter
fly his way to a new meet record.
Coach Borchardt will use his fast
team of Allan. Nishimoto. Santos,
and Van Dijk in the 400-yard free
style relay. This undefeated relay
team is expected to shatter the
meet record for this event.
A win will give Oregon a 3 for 4
record. Oregon was handed its first
defeat by the Cougars last week.
Stan Ray “B" team won a berth
in the finals as it withstood a Chi
Psi rally to win 16-13 on the last
day of the regular intramural sea
son. Lambda Chi Alpha topped Del
ta Tan Delta 13-6. and Merrick won
by forfeit over Omega in the two
other "B'' contests scheduled Thurs
Stan Ray shot to an 11-3 halt
time lead, and was ahead 13-7 after
the third period. Then Chi Psi surg
ed up to tie the game 13-13. A field
goal by Stan Ray forward Clark
• Smith and a free throw by team
mate John Frost gave the dormi
tory men their margin of victory.
Smith led Stan Ray with 5 points,
while Tom Wrightson of Chi Psi
was high for the game with 7.
The Delt-Lambda Chi tilt was
slows with the Delts earning a 5-3
halftime lead. Then Lambda Chi
gained control of the boards and
went on to win 13-6. Chuck Olson
led the winners with nine points.
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By Bill (.unify
This weekend the Oregon ski
team competes in the Reno Winter
Carnival ior the fust time. The
team left Wednesday by car. accom
panied by Athletic Director and Ski
Coach Leo Harris, and Hob i Bus
McClure, who was an All-Ameri
can tackle at Nevada, has seen the
Carnival many times and he im
parted a few pertinent facts about
The University of Nevada spon
sors the event, and the skiers per
form in the 9000-foot-high Sierra
Nevada Mountains, usually blessed
with fine powdered snow and crisp
The Sugar Bowl at Mt. Rose, I t
miles from Reno and 4000 feet high
1 er, is the site for the downhill, sla
lom. and jumping events The cross
country event is held ou Slide Mt.,
5 miles away.
Among college ski teams which
usually enter are those of Califor
nia. Washington, USC, Stanford.
Utah, and the host team from Ne
vada. McClure said California and
Nevada are perennially strong.
Warren Halt. Nevada coach, is a
former member of the American
Olympic Ski team, and does a cap
able coaching job with an enroll
ment of only 1800 from which to
Reno, normally a lively city any
way, will have the added attrac
tion this weekend of several festive
events to highlight tin- skiers activ
ities. Friday is the tirst day of the
meet, and that night sororities and
fraternities on the Nevada, camp
us will hold open house.
Saturday morning there will be a
parade of floats, depicting winter
scenes, through the streets of Reno.
Should the UO Ski Queen, Miss
Nancy Miller, be chosen Carnival
Queen, she will rule in regal splen
dor over the Snowball, the dance
Saturday night which highlights
the colorful weekend.
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By Phil Johnson
Harlem's hilarious Cdobetrotters passed, shot, ami clowned
their wav to an impressive (>2-47 triumph over the * >rejjon t <>1*
leffians 'Phursdav night in McArthur C ourt.
The Trotter win ruined a perfect season for the Collegians,
who were undefeated, untied, unscored upon, and unplayed until
their ill-fated meeting with the colored quint.
Hal Zurcher three-time letter |
winner at Oregon will take over du-1
ties as Frosh diamond coach this
spring, Varsity Coach Don Kirsch
Zurcher played last year with the
Salem Senators and finished the
season with Pittsburg, Cal. of the
Far West League.
Kirsch said Zurcher is a good
man and will fill the Frosh coaching ,
Varsity and freshman baseball
prospects met Thursday in Room
101 of the PE building with Coach
Don Kirsch to hear a preliminary
outline of this spring’s season.
Baseball in the Northern Divi
sion this spring is scheduled to
start here April 11 and 12, with
two games between Oregon and
Eleven lettermen will return for
the Webfoot baseball team this
spring. They include:
Pitchers Mel Krause, Jim Hanns
and Lyle Rogers; Catchers Jack
Smith: First-baseman Phil Sette
case; Second-baseman Daryle Nel
son: Shortstop Ray Coley: Outfield
ers John Jones. Joe Tom, Duane
Owens and Diek Halter.
Returning non-lettermen from
last season will be Stan Aune, pit
cher, Norval Ritchey, catcher, and
Nick Schmer, third base.
Prospects up from last year's
Frosh team include Pitcher Curt
Barclay and Catcher Dick Livesay.
The Intramural All-Stars edged
Phi Delta Theta 48-17 Thursday
The All-Stars, ultlizing two pla
toons. led 33-22 at the half. The Phi
Delts narrowed the lead to 47-45
near t he close of the contest, and
the All-Stars went into a stall.
Art Shepherd was fouled simul
taneously by two Phi Delts, made
hi > first gift toss, and took the ball 1
out of bounds instead of shooting
another free throw.
But the All-Stars shot and missed
and Phi Delt Brad Fullerton canned
a long one with seconds to go. The
scoreboard read 47-all when time
ran out. An overtime was planned,
but it was discovered Shepherd's
free throw point hadn’t been rung
Phi Delt Daryle Nelson and All
Star John Reynolds were high with
12 each. Final score again, 48-47.
lillftru dum rirtiuuv^ii
points for the Collegians to finish
the season as top-ranking Colleg
ian pointmaker with a season a to
tal of 10. Center Duke Cumberland
of the Trotters had the top Colleg
ian field goal average with one on
one attempt. Referee Dick Strife
failed to connect with his single at
tempt from the field.
Trotter Sam Wheeler was high
point man for the evening with 1 <
counters. He was followed by Cum
berland with 14. not including his 2
pointer for the Collegians, Bob Mil
ton with 14, and Ducky Moore, 11
The Trotters grabbed a quick 2-0
lead on a nonchalant hook shot by
Cumberland, and they remained
ahead throughout the contest. T?
margin was 20-13 at the close of
the first quarter and 28-25 at the
Collegian Forward John Mandlc
narrowed the margin to I point as
he sank a field goal five seconds
after the beginning of the second
Wheeler, Scaly, Cumberland, and
Milton then connected for Trotter
field goals to increase the gap to
30-27. The Collegians scored only
six more points during the quarter
as the Trotters roared away to a
commanding 54-35 advantage.
Guard Dick Wilkins swished a
long howitzer to break the Colleg
ians scoring famine as the fourth
period began. Wheeler countered
with a Trotter 2-pointer, the Col
legians lost the ball, and the Tiot
ters resumed the attack.
A tricky and revolutionary of
fensive pattern was employed by
the Trotters they used six men. A
Trotter passed to Referee St rite,
who passed to another Trotter, took
a return pass, and unleashed a long
howitzer. It bounded off the rim.
and was recovered by a Collegian.
Roger Wiley scored for the Col
legians to make the count 5G-37,
but the Trotters came right back
with Milton dropping in two field
goals while teammate Wheeler was
buying a box of popcorn and shar
ing it with the other performers.
After the Collegians scored an
additional 8 points, the Trotters de
cided to play football. The ball was
snapped to Cumberland, who pas
sed to Wheeler for a touchdown—.
The Collegians took the ball out or
Determined to play football, the
Trotters again lined up in a grid
formation when they regained pos
session of the ball Cumberland at
tempted a drop-kick field goal, but
the kick was slightly to the right
of the backboard.
The final Trotter score was tal
lied when Moore hoisted himself on
to Ted Strong’s back, took a pass,
and dropped the ball through the
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