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Ducks Nab Opener
University of Oregon's football
■r-taff turned its attention to "Op
orations Defense" Monday after
noon. for the first time this spring.
*The workout, the Ducks' eleventh
of a scheduled 20. was hailed as
a “success" by Line Coach Gene
“We were pleased with both the
offense and the defense," Harlow
said, “if that is possible." The
VVebfoots capped the drill with a
brief, full-scale scrimmage. Har
low singled out for praise, the
work of Tackle Hal Reeve, Guard
John A (Jams, Guard Jack Patera.
Guard Ken Swietzer and Center
Oick Stoutt. Stoutt also doubles
as a defensive end—and a good
The Ducks operated defensively,
without a secondary, and then in
r-talled the full. 11-man outfit.
*i.'he defensive platoon stopped the
Offensive fireworks often enough,
while the running and passing
games were fairly good at times.
Head Coach Len Casanova has
scheduled another extensive scrim
«ua£e for Friday or Saturday, de
fending on weather conditions.
Oregon Bowlers Slate
Tuneup With Elks
The University of Oregon bowl
ing team will meet the University
Pf Washington keglers in a six
game return match at the Student
Union alleys Saturday.
Three games will be played in
the afternoon starting at 1:00 p.m.,
find three more in the evening
starting at 8:00 p.m.
Recreation Director Louis Bel
l:simo, who coaches the Duck keg
ters, said that he thinks the Ducks
should win easily with the added
advantage of playing on their
't.ome alley, as they topped the UW
*:eglers on the Seattle trip several
As a tuneup for the Huskies, the
bucks plan to play a six game
■series with the Eugene Elks. The
first three games will be played
«t the Eugene Recreation center
tonight at 8:00 p.m., and the final,
three will be rolled Thursday
Starting at 3:30 p.m. on the Stu
dent Union alleys.
Members of the Oregon bowling
team are Ken Ireland, Dick Grah
am, George Troeh, Leo Naapi, Bill
Uerkett, and Don Allen.
UO Skiers W in
University of Oregon's Jan Ons
rud, representing the Tri-Pass ski
club of Eugene, won the Class A
John Craig memorial cross-country
ski race Sunday over McKenzie
pass in the Cascades.
Onsrud completed the 18-mile
grind in 3:02:12.2 hours. The Nor
wegian exchange student barely
edged D. Johanson and Elvin
Sharon Gardner, also of the Uni
versity of Oregon, finished ahead
' of the field in the women's division.
Miss Garner's time was 3:53:47.2.
In 'Mural Tennis
In Friday’s intramural net ac
tion French hall took a single
macch and one of the two doubles
matches from Phi Kappa Sigma.
Bill Nelson. French hall, defeat
ed Howard Slinkard, 6-0, 6-1.
Dick Schwary and Dick Still.
PKsi, dumped Ron Juniper and
Bob Linday. 6-2, 6-4.
Jim Harbaugh and Emerson
Hawey. French hall, slid by
Charles Ogden and Norm Smith.
6-2, 4-6, 6-2.
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After Idaho Meet
Coach Bill Bowerman's Oregon
track team gets a rest this week
end from the rigors of conference
competition. The Ducks meet Ore
gon State at Corvallis in the final
: itual meet of the season on May
' 10, a week from Saturday.
Currently, Bowerman's men rate
the role of favorites in the North
ern Division meet at Seattle on
May 17. They lx>ast victories over
Washington. Washington State,
and Idaho. The Huskies and Cou
gars both put up good battles, and
they will be the chief Webfoot
competition for the crown. If the
Ducks do win. it will be the second
ND title for Bowerman in four ]
years at Oregon. He won the other
Monday afternoon the Ducks
worked out lightly with emphasis
on the javelin and pole vault per
formers, and will drill today in the
Thursday will see more time
trials to keep the athletes accus
tomed to competition.
Bowerman said that Bill Fell,
who was a double winner at Mos
cow Saturday, with a spurkling i
time of 9.7 seconds in the 100-yard
dash, has never yet gone all odt
in a sprint. Fell has been bothered i
all season with an injured km*, j
His career peak was a 9.5 perform
ance in 1950 which was good
enough to win the PCC century
Sprinter Jerry Mock turned in
his year's best time of 9.8 in the
100-yard dash Saturday to finish
second behind Fell.
Bowerman staled that Jack Hut
chins, half-miler, and two-miler
Wayne Reiser both ran fine races
One hopeful note was injected at
Moscow when Chet Noe, tall shot
putter, garnered points in the dis
cus, the first platter throwing
points the Ducks have '•picked up
The University of Washington
has won both the Northern Di
vision tournament play and dual
match play every year since 1935
except in 1937. In that year Ore
gon won the dual match play and
OSC took the ND tennis tourna
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Oregon Sets Huskies 5-1;
Siegmund Hurls All Nine
By John Whifty
Ik-hind the phenomenal >ix-hit pitcliinK big >)"" Sieg
inund, the University of Oregon baseball squad swept to a 5 1
victory over the Washington Huskies Monday.
“Big Soy" had the \ isitors eating out of Ids hand for the first
five innings, as thev were unable to glean a single lot from him.
Going Into the ninth frame, n (
looked as If the sophomore hurler
wan i^oln^ to chalk up 11 shutout,
hut three consecutive singles l»>
Mam Mitchell, Bob Houbregs, and
Gordon Kodlund combined to force
the Huskies' tirst und only tally
across tbe plate.
The Webfoots scored what
proved to be the winning run! in
the second Inning. Joe Sugura, the
first man up grounded out, short
stop to first, but the next hitter,
freshman Ron Cottier, reached
first on an infield single.
Earl Averill stepped to the plate,
dribbled the ball down the third
base line, and beat the throw to
While the next batter. Phil Set
tecase, was at the plst** Washing
ton hurler Chuck Magnuson at
tempted to pick Bottler off serond
base but Husky shortstop Bill
Earley was unable to get lus hands
on the ball and both runners ad
Bottler scored a moment later
when Settecase hit a long fly to
center flehl and the throw to the
plate was late. Nick Schmer Duek
shortstop then drove In the seeond
Webfoot counter of the Inning with
a ringing double down the left
field foul line.
During the third and fourth
Stanza's it waa a case of "three
up three down" for both teams. In
the fourth frame, however, the
visitors threw a scare into the
nearly three hundred fans who
braved the weather to see the con
Husky center fieldpr I-arry
Herns drew a walk and promptly
went to third base when Duck
shortstop Ron Bottler threw into
the dirt as Hearns was attempting
to steal second. The second man up
in the inning, Sam Mitchell, struck
out. but the visitors still had a man
on third with only one down.
Averill Gets Double Play
It was here that Earl Averill
came up with the most timely
play of the game. The hitter at the
plate was Washington's clean-up
batter. Bob Houbregs. Pitcher
Siegmund pulled the string on a
change of pace, which Houbregs
slammed back down the third base
Averill took the ball on llie fly
without moving an lneh and raced
to third base to catch the runner
flatfooted about ten feet off the
bag und completed an unassisted
In the last half of the fifth
frame, Duck captain Phil Sette- ,
case opened the action with a line
single into right field. Schmer |
sacrificed to send him to second.
Big Don Siegmund, still riding a
no-hitter, smacked a single into
right-certter field and Settecase
ried to score from second.
The throw was right on the
iutton, however, and the Webfoot
'irst baseman was trapped be
ween third and home. While the ,
Huskies were running Settecase
lown, Siegmund continued on to :
SPORTS STAFF ;
Desk Editor: Kee Briggs. *
Staff: Larry Lavelle, John
t'hltty, and BUI Gurney.
third, leaving the Ducks with a
man in scoring position.
George Shaw, the Webfoot ren
ter tickler, smashed a vicious drive
right at the Washington third
sacker, Bill Stuht. Just as Stuht
was bending down for the ball,
however, it bounced high over his
head and Shaw was on first with •
a single. Siegmund scored easily
on the play.
The score remained 3-0 until the
seventh stanza, when two consent-*
, tive Washington errors placed
Webfools Averill and Settecase on
Errors Aid Oregon
Averill was safe on a bad throw
to first by the Husky shortstop,
Early. Settecase bunted to sacri
' flee Averill to Second, but when
I Houbregs attempted to tug the „
Webfoot captain on his way to
first, the impact caused the Wash
ington first sacker to drop the ball
■ and Settecase reached first. Aver
ill went on to third.
Nrhmer poped out to the short
stop, and Siegmund forced Sette
case at second base. Averill, an
\II-American outfielder last yrar,
raced home with the Ducks' fourth
run. A single by Shaw and another
by .Jim' l-lvrsay sent Siegmund
around the bases with the final
Daryle Nelson, All-PCC second
baseman last year, ended the in
ning when his low fly was brought
down by the Washington second
| baseman, Itoland Halle, on a nice
Neither nine scored in the eighth
stanza, and Washington picked up
' one counter in the last frame, but
‘ was not able to overcome the four
' run margin piled up by the Duck
Ducks In First Slot
; The win entrenched Coach Don
Kirsch’s squad even more firmly
in the Northern Division first slot.
The Ducks now have a 4-1 won-lost
The game dropped by the Hus
kies gives them a 3-won, 4-lost
i ecord in ND play and seriously
hurts their chances of obtaining
the Northern Division crown.
In his two seasons as University
of Washington baseball coach,
Warren Tappin has brought home
a second and a third place finish.
The two teams meet again today .
on Howe field in a game beginning
at 3:15 p.m.
Player AB R 11 PO A E
Absher, If . 3 0 0 1 1 0
Herns, cf 3 0 1 2 0 0
Mitchell, c 4 113 3 1
Houbregs, lb ... 4 0 2 11 1 0 '
Rodland, rf 4 0 1 0 0 0
Stuht, 3b 4 0 0 2 6 0
Earley, as .... 3 0 0 2 0 3
Halle, 2b 3 0 0 3 0 0
Magnuaon, p 3 0 10 10
Totals . 31 1 6 24 18 4
Player AB R H PO A E
Shaw, cf. 4 0 2 4 0 0
Livesay, If . .4 0 1 1 0 0'
Nelson, 2b . 4 0 0 1 3 0
Sugura, rf . 4 0 0 1 0 0 .
Bottler, c . 4 1 2 6 0 2
Averill, 3b . 4 2 1 2 2 1
3ettecase, lb .... 2 0 1 10 0 0
3chmer, ss . 2 0 1 2 2 0
31egmund, p .... 3 2 1 0 3
Totals .. 31 5 9 27 10 3