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About The Mill City enterprise. (Mill City, Or.) 1949-1998 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 11, 1951)
January 11, 1951
4—THE MILL CITY ENTERPRISE
\I < I IS PACE
MARCH OF DIMES Mill City Polishes
Off Gates Shufflers
Mill City shufflers polished off a
nice win against Gates last Sunday.
The score after the smoke of the last
frame filtered away was Mill City
Lose In Chemawa Tilt
231; Gates 172.
Mill City high point men were Bill
Detroit tasted defeat at the hands
Obershaw and Jack Colburn. Alice
of the Chemawa Indians last Friday
St. Boniface high Saints exploded
and Dave Hoeye ran a close second.
evening when the Indians shoveled with an eight point spree in the final
Blanche Gibson and Jenny Kesterson
in one basket after another in the two minutes to outscore the Gates
procured the top slot for Gates. Sec
second half of the game to down De high Pirates at Sublimity last Friday
ond honors fell upon Gates shuffle
troit 51-36 during a Marion county night. The Pirates failure to hit on
men, Gilbert Brosig and Orville Hay
B loop game in Chemawa.
the free throw line was a deciding
At the half-time the Chemawa boys factor throughout the contest.
In there for a win with a will were
had a narrow margin of one basket.
It was the first loss for Gates this
Mill City players Earl and Darthy
In the junior club tilt the same night, season, and dropped them from a
Dennis, Alice and Dave Hoeye, Jack
Chemawa trounced Detroit 60-14.
league leadership tie with Gervais.
Colburn, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Obershaw,
Ernie Christensen, Johnny Gelwirth,
While playing a brilliant floor game
(23) Wells “W’impy” Crites and Jim Carey both
Ernie and Margie Jose, Dick Morse,
(2) Reed contributed outstanding performances
Irwin Groble and Gladys Meeks.
(4) Matt in all departments for the Gates
Putting up a good steady defensive
(4) Belgard squad.
strategy for Gates were Gilbert and
Lois Brosig, Ed and Jenny Kesterson,
After relinquishing an early second
Orville Hayword, Ray Masters, John
Reserves scoring: Detroit Wood- quarter lead of 10 points, the Pirates
Easch, Bud Baily, Ben Kinard, Al
ward (3); Chemawa Banallie (4), fought back to a 31-33 score with only
Spry, Lyman and Curlis Young and
Head (8), Sampson (2), Thorpe (1), two fateful minutes left to play.
Williams (2). Halftime score: Che Lulay sparked the winners with 12
Gates will host the return contest
mawa 24, Detroit 22. Officials: Wen- points.
between Mill City and Gates,
ler and Stark.
The regular tournament game
I Gates (33)
di) St. Boniface
scheduled between Detroit and Mill
City this week was postponed because
I Henness (4)
F (9) Christensen
The old faithful CBI Engineers
Bradly started off the basketball season with of the accident Otto Russell w’as in
I Cole (6)
(11) Lulay a win over Detroit Wednesday eve volved in one morning this week when
j Crites (12)
G (2) Highberger ning by a score of 63-50 at the Gates he suffered a severe head injury.
(9) Highberger gym.
Officials Salstrom and Henery.
The Engineers shoved off by get
ting a few quick baskets before De
troit could get up enough steam to
DETROIT TAKES ON SISTERS
Detroit high basketball team maintain the pace. It was a 10-point
played the Sisters team in a non deficit at the first quarter for De
Otto Russell netted himself a skull
conference game here on Tuesday troit and they never could catch up
fracture this week when he jokingly
night ending with a score of 35 to | with the slow moving Engineers.
For the last three quarters, the skipped to a teetering stance atop
23. Starting line-up included Leonard
Overholser, Bob Layman, Bill Palmer, teams matched practically point for the bumper of an acquaintance’s car
David Bray and Roger Timms, subs, point, At half time, the Engineers in Detroit.
Russell’s head struck the hard sur
were James White, Stanley Timms, led 31-22.
Dick Woodward and Raymond Wal Detroit’s Fryer led all scorers with face of the roadway after he lost his
19, but the Engineers’ dependable balance when the driver of the car
The main game was preceded by | Lowery and Yarnell had 18 and 17 suddenly caused it to move as Rus
sell remained playfully on the bumper.
a tilt between the sixth grade and respectively.
The game’s summary is as follows:
Russell, proprietor of Detroit Tav
the scrub team of the seventh and
(50) Detroit ern, attended in the ambulance by
(1) Mitchell Mrs. Nick Feinfurter of Detroit, was
The Mari-Lynn grade school of Ferguson (6)
(12) Cannon taken first to Mill City for observa
Lyons plays Detroit grade school on Lowery (18)
(7) Farrow tion by Dr. Jack Reid and then to
Thursday evening. The regular team Bayliss (10)
(2) Brown Salem Memorial hospital.
and the girls will play volley ball Yarnell (17)
Olympia Bicwing Co., Olympia, Wa»h., U. 5. A.
Recent reports indicate that Rus
on that same evening.
G (8) Whipple sell is still rather ill as a result of
Jensen — F
White the severe injury to his head.
Paynter - G
F (1) Halford
Nourse (6) C
G — Hannon
C — Fuller
Next week the Engineers meet Mill
City on the Rockets home floor, Mon-
day evening, Jan. 15.
On Wednesday of next week, there
will be a double header at the Gates
gym when Subliimty and Scio journey
to meet Gates and the Engineers re
3 piece Western Swing Band
spectively. The first game between
Gates and Sublimity will get under
way at 7 p.m. with the second game,
Engineers vs. Scio, beginning right
Lose First One
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Nothing Fits Better
Mill City High
The Gates high school Pirates
sparked by their high scoring guard
Marlin Cole, defeated the Mill City
Timberwolvea before a capacity crowd
at the Gates high school gym Tues
It was an important league victory
for Coach Howard Means and crew
as well as the first win over Mill City
high in eight years.
Gates led all the way with Henness
Cole, and Zeibert commanding the
first half assault that ended 25-20.
Cole and Cline poured on the heat
for the Pirates in the third canto to
give Gates a comfortable lead of 39
The tempo slowed early in the final
heat as the Pirates attempted a ball
control game, but the Timberwolves
bounced back to outpoint their taller
ppp.oit mts, with Moberg and Balt
more providing the spark.
Cole easily paced the scorers with
18 counters, and was followed by Bal
timore and Henness with 12 points and
11 points respectively.
(M) Mill City
The Mill City
the Gates Bees 52-33.
Officials: Niece and Woods.
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