Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, March 30, 1951, Page Four, Image 4

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    Duck Baseballers
Open 1951 Season
Against Linfield
The Oregon Duck baseball squad will open the WM *«tson;it
3:30 Monday afternoon when they encounter the l.mheld \\ du
cats on the local Howe l'ield.
Coach Don Kirsch will probably start Jim 1 hums on the mound
with veteran Jack Smith behind tlic plate.
The infield will probably consist of hirst backer 1 hd >eueca'C ,
Darvle Nelson at second; Kay Coley, shortstop; and Nick,
Schtner, third base. . , . , c .
A scramble for the starting outfield positions tinds Dick , alter
and Lee Alvord competing m ngiu
field and veteran John Jones and
Ex-Duckling Jim Livesay, leading
the pack of center field hopefuls.
Sugura Injured
Duane Owens. Earl Averill, Jr.,
and Norval Ritchey aie leading con
tenders for the starter's role in left
field. Catcher Joe Sugura also was
under consideration for starting |
outfield duty until he suffered a
sprained ankle during sliding prac
Coach Kirsch plans to use Hurl
•ers John Pyle. Mel Krause, and Stan
Aune during next week's horsehide
contests. Infield and outfield re
serves also will be tested during the
Meet Pacific Tuesday
The Ducks will meet Pacific Uni
versity at Eugene on Tuesday, Wil
liamette University at Eugene Wed
nesday, Oregon State here Thurs
day, Lewis and Clark at Portland
Friday, and Portland University
there Saturday. April 7.
Oregon will open the Northern i
Division season against Idaho on ■
April 18 at Eugene. The Ducks' ND i
schedule will be interrupted by an ;
April 21 Howe Field clash with the :
state semi-pro champions. Archer |
Blower and Pipe of Portland, and a
May 17 doubleheader with Linfield:
at McMinnville.
IM Officials Needed
Officials are needed for the i
spring term intramural softball !
program. Any interested student i
should contact Everett Peery in
the Intramural Office of the
Physical Education Building.
Holds Title
from Milwaukie, will Ik* hurling
the javelin for the Oregon track
squad again this spring. Missfeldt
won the Northern IMvision crown
at Seattle last May.
Don Dewey
I'hil Johnson
Coach John Warren's Astoria
basketball squads won 304 games
and lost only 36. His Fighting Fish
ermen gridders won 56 and lost 14.
His hoop artists won the state title
four times in eight years.
If you're
i man
likes his
then you'll always have the
seat in the house
Arrow Shorts. They're full
cut for comfort
| Mo irritating center seam .
comfortable in any
position, ffirourtih
labeled. See
no M.
them today!
Oregon Netters
Await First Tilt
On Local Courts
Two lettermen will lead the Ore
gon tennis team when it opens its I
season in a match with the Eugene
Tennis Club at 1:30 p.m. Saturday
on the local courts.
Tom MacDonald continues as
number one man. George Boyd,
who was ranked fifth on the team
last yeur. is in second position.
Coach Cameron Thom, beset with
eligibility problems, will use Bob
Friend, a newcomer to Oregon ten
nis, and Jayvee Graduates Martin
Meadows. Gerald Berreman, and Kl
don Chawning to complete his
Green Pastures
Lure Assistant
Oregon State End Coach Pete El
liott’s decision to accept an assist
ant's position at the University of
Oklahoma means that the Corvallis
officials will be competing with the
University of Oregon in the search
for a new end coach.
The resignation of Jerry Lillie
left a vacancy in the Duck coach
ing staff. Gene Harlow has signed a
contract as assistant coach, but the
search for at least one additional
staff member continues.
Dunham, Sikorra Star
As Ducks Scrimmage,
Stage Passing Drills
The rapidly improving Duck prid n«acliin«* will sta«c a regular
practice this afternoon, iucludintj passing drills and a light scrim
mage. A heavy scrimmage is scheduled for Saturday morning.
A pair of hard -running war veterans capahlv handled the line
smashing chores and the open-field running in Thursday's scrim
mage while l'>-vear old Ouarterhack Hal Dunham spearheaded
the Jhtck aerial attack.
The two veterans, Uiglit Half 'Pom Xovikofl and l-tdlhack
The two veteran*. Right Half
WSC Schedules
Spring Practice
A 30-day spring practice program
will open April 9 for the Washing
ton Stute Cougar guilders, who won
four, lost three, and tied two during j
the 1950 campaign.
The major pioblem facing Cong
ar Mentor Forest Evashevaki is the
replacement of capable Quarter
back Bob liarnbold and Center La
Vern Torgeson. Both graduate this
One of tin1 most promising WSC
centers, Jim Cook, a member of the
Coubabe squad last season, has en
tered the military service.
The Staters will continue to use
the Michigan State single wing
strategy which Coach Kvashevski
studied under the fumous Biggie
BILL FELL, speedy Duck halfback, has been performing with his us
ual outstanding ability during spring football practice. Although a
broken leg held him back last fall, Fell should In- ready for gridiron
action when the 1951 campaign opens in September. Fell Is the 1‘aciflc
Coast Conference 100-yard dash chumpion.
873 13th HAST
Tom Novikoff ami Fullback Mike
Slkoria, are performing in Oregon
unlfoinis for the first time. Hlkomi
played for Indiana for two treason*.
Kell KiM'k
Bill Fell and Oce Hodges also
have seen some scrimmage action
at right half. Fell broke his leg last
September and missed most of the
1 950 campaign, but his injury is
not handicapping him in the spring
practice sessions.
Hodges played for Coach Bower
man's Ducklings last fall ami pre
viously performed for the Eugene
Tommy Edwards. Bob Marra,
Bob Easter, and Ted Anderson
have been holding down the left
half positions during the recent
Hikorra's rivals for the starting ,
fullback role Include lion Lyman,
Ken Switzer, and Kay Kamofskl,
all veterans of the 1950 campaign.
Strong Anchors
Webfoot fortunes have been in
creased by the addition of two cap
able ends, Left End Leroy (•amp
bell, a 220-yard dash expert, and
215-pound Jim Kimbrough, a trans
fer student.
Two lettermen, Emery Barnes
and Monte Brethauer, also arc con
tending for the starting anchor
positions. Both were regulars on
the 1950 Oregon eleven.
Three returning lettermen, Gerry
Moshofsky, I-en Diederichs, and
Hal Simmons, have seen a consider
able amount of scrimmage action
at the tackle positions, while
Guards Hurry Mondel, Howard
Allman, and Emmett Williams are
the main candidates for the guard
Several members of the 1950
Oregon -quad have left school. Ed
Sherrill is now in the United States
Army and is stationed in Alaska,
while End Jake Williams is now a
Coach Releases
Duck Schedule
Thursday's Emerald erroneous
ly stated that the Duck baseball
nine will meet Willamette next
Tuesday, OSC Wednesday, and
Lewis aim Clark Thursday. ’Ng'
Actually, the Oregon diamond
artists will open the season Mon
day against Linfield. will face
l’acific University Tuesday oil
Howe Field, will battle Willamette
Wednesday at Eugene, and will
encounter Oregon State for a non
conference dash Thursday.
The following schedule was re
leased by Coach Dor. Kirsch:
Monday, April 3 — Linfield at
Tuesday, April 3— Pacific l’. at
Wednesday, April -4 — Willamet
te at Eugene
Thursday, April 5—Oregon State
ut Eugene
Friday, April (i — Lewis and
Clark at Portland
Saturday, April 7 — Portland l •
a( Portland
Tuesday, April 10 —Pacific I .
at Foresl drove
T Ini rs d u y, April 13 — OSC at
Friday, April 13 — Willamette at
Saturday, April 14 — Portland at
Wednesday, April 18 — Idaho at
Thursday, April 1!) — Idaho at
Eugene* .
S a I ii r d a y, April 31 — Artwr
lilower and Pipe at Eugene
Monday, April 38 —WSC at Eu
Tuesday, April 31 — WSC at Eu
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