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Mansfield News Journal (Newspaper) - January 15, 1947, Mansfield, OhioStuff by Fred Tharp Praise continues to reach this desk for the Lith annual news journal football banquet honouring teams Mansfield senior and Madison High school. From senior High school comes the following note Fred Tharp sports editor news journal. Dear Fred i am writing to you behalf the tyger football squad the coaching staff and the entire High school to thank you and the news journal for the Superb banquet monday night. In our judgment it was the Best Ever. The food to Mcmillin and the organization was wonder Ful. Its Success showed the tremendous amount thought and work expended to make it the unqualified Success it turned out to Bel to us the banquet was with out a doubt the Climax the sea son. Sincerely Paul h. Snyder Mansfield senior High coach. We got our biggest kicks from seeing the line Grid squads Madison and senior High sitting Side by Side in the banquet Hall. Both were among the Fin est teams m their own class in the state Ohio. Olan Larue superintendent Madi son township schools was High the banquet and thanked then a for Madison s inclusion in the guest list the Lith fete. It was our pleasure Tami Mauriello Chubby new yorker the comeback Trail after his Kayo at the hands Joe Louis has signed for a 10-round bout with Akron s Freddie Schott at Newark feb. 5. There Are now 51 qualified minor leagues with 382 clubs scattered in United states Canada Cuba and Mexico. Nine leagues have been added since last season. Gus Durazio once America s fourth ranking heavy has been sentenced to a year and a Day in Federal prison As a draft dodger. He falsely represented himself As a War. Worker to escape induction. Louis Kafoed Gus in 1941 but the court has put him out action for a longer period. Basketball association Amer Ica has banned the zone defense. The zone slows Down the game and All fans who pay the pros freight like to see lots scoring. The Baa plays 15 minute quarters accounting for a lot extra Points. High schools play 8-minute quarters. The new York Yankees and Brooklyn dodgers will Start their Spring rivalry Early. They will play six games against each other in the tropics three at Caracas March 4, 5 and 6 and the others at Havana March 8, 9 and 10. Sex heavy boxing Champ Prino camera wrestles jumping Joe Savoldi old time notre Dame fullback in the Cleveland Arena tomorrow night. Three teams tied for a Loop Lead yanks cards and giants Are deadlocked for the no. 1 position in the Junior Optimist Cage league As a result games played last night at the Friendly House. Giants sent the yanks Down to defeat 28 to 12 while the cards were edging the indians 19 to 18. The top Trio have All won three and lost two. Myers the giants was the top scorer with 10 markers. Tanks 12 g f Keller Jones Fairbanks 2 1 Maure r 0 1 Robertson 0 0 Walker giants 28 g f t 3 0 l 0 2 0 0 Nibauer 1 0 2 Schullinger .408 5 0 10 306 000 000 14 0 28 0 0 Restelli 2 121 totals Kent totals cards 19 indians g f g f t ache Inder 3 1 0 0-0 Remy -----1 1 Harold .102 Miller 2 0 .215 Hayle 0 0 Hempfield 306 Poff -----2 1 scar Mann .124 Michalskl 0 George .000 May Oil totals 8 3 totals 7 4 18 the staggering Cleveland Barons welcomed St. Louis lowly flyers to the Cleveland Arena to Day and prepared to snap their american hockey league slump which has left the Clev Elanders a victorious in their last three games. Mansfield o., Jan. Is 1947 Mansfield Newt journal 11 Ansfield upsets Springfield 33 to 29 bengals1 zone proves Tough for wild cats Nick Gagich gets 13 tyger sophomores lose. Mansfield s tigers gave the dope bucket quite a kick ing around in clawing the Springfield wild cats into submission 33 to 29 last night the Bengal Hardwood. Springfield rated As one Ohio s better Scholastic combines lived up to its press notices until running afoul a potent tyger zone defense and then Elwood Pitzer s whizzes were relegated to the role also rans. It Vas Vic tory no. 7 in 11 starts for mans Field and Only the fourth loss in 12 contests for the wild cats. The wild cats started out with a Dang and ran up an 11 to 6 Lead in the first Quarter. Springfield gave every indication making a runaway the tilt by piling up a 17 to 8 advantage. Then with four minutes left in the half. Coach Vern Hoffman shifted the tigers into a zone. Nick Gagich tossed in a foul shot and Tommy Bloor rammed Home a be hander to close the half Mansfield trailing 11 to 17. Hoffman s proteges pared the wild cats Lead to 21-18 in the third Quarter. Bloor and John Evans Springfield each connected a pair baskets to open the final stanza. Gagich hit a pair one Banders from the sidelines and the tigers led for the first time 26 to 25. Dick Norman put Springfield Field Back in front with a two handed jump shot to open the last four minutes but Mansfield got seven straight Points to cinch the result. Sisco had two baskets Gagich one and Bloor hit a free throw in the Streak. The tigers stalled during the last 90 seconds although Don Wright hit a rebound in the final 30 seconds for Springfield. Gagich led the scorers with 13 Points while Bloor tossed in 11. Neither team could hit from the free throw line. Mansfield made Only three nine attempts while Springfield made one ten. Mansfield s sophomores fell be fore the Springfield reserves 44 to 43, in the preliminary. Spring Field led at the intermission Points 11 to 5, 23 to 15, and 33 to 31. The Sophs pulled up to 29-29 and 31-31 deadlocks in the torrid third Quarter. Bernie Weaver tyger cub Forward led both teams in scoring with 16 counters. Mansfield Fig f majors f Sisco c Cune g Gagich g Pittinger. G Burns c totals Springfield Parrill John Simpson tackle signs for top bout Tom Weaver Burly John Simpson tackle has been signed for the main event the third Friendly House-40 it 8 Amateur boxing show Jan. 23 at senior High Mike matchmaker announced today. Sid Buckley Akron Golden gloves Novice heavyweight Cham Pion will Box the hard punching Weaver in the four round head liner. Buckley is expected to tip the Scales at 186 and Weaver at 182. Weaver has won three straight Amateur decisions and won the plaudits the crowd by beating Well built Ollissa Levette Marion the last a fight card. Weaver is strictly a slugger and throws More leather than most Feather weights. Wentz plans to go with 10 decision bouts and one exhibition go the card will total 35 rounds fisticuffs. As plans 5 i 3 0 6 0 0 15 Fig f to Evans t Lawrence c Norman g Roberts g Garrett g Wright c totals .14 Lansfield 6 Springfield 11 2 2 2 3 5 0 0 14 officials Cupp Toledo cuts Findlay mans. Sophs. Springfield res. G f g f t 5 6 0 1 1 0 3 7 1 t 16 11 43 totals 18 10 16 12 10 totals Lansfield 5 Springfield 11 0 0 8 4 12 0 2 2 8 1 3 0 2 0 4 8 44 Plymouth varsity loses to alumni Plymouth Plymouth s Var sity basketball team dropped a 38 to 34 decision to an alumni quintet Here last night. It was the varsity s fourth loss in 10 games. The varsity club led at the half 24 to 16, but the alumni rallied for 16 Points in the third Canto to go ahead 32 to 29. The Plymouth reserves won the prelim from an alumni a squad 30 to 21. Plymouth 34 alumni g f 0 0 3nenwrth.f 6 3 2 3 0 1 13 2 0 2 1 Scott g totals 14plymouth .13 alumni .12 6 34i totals 11 4 g 6 2 5 4 0 0 1 18 16 f t 0 12 0 4 0 10 0 8 1 1 1 1 0 2 2 38 at Yuncker Bros. Save basketball shoes our regular shoe now Only Par Pac Carryall bags Handy for Many purposes. Navy Tan. 116 n. Main St. An added feature Wentz a Battle Royal Between six Friendly House scrappers. Cage scores College by associated press East North Carolina 50. New York univ Long Island 46. St. Louis 44 holy Cross 76. Valparaiso 49 Princeton 45. Harvard 35 Midwest notre Dame 74. Michigan state 56. Western Michigan 8, Hope 64 Missouri 43. Kansas state 42 Over Nebraska 48, Kansas 46. Ashland 63. Marietta Ohio 45 Western Kentucky 63. Evansville 47 Defiance 53, Wilberforce Ohio 52 Findlay 72, Ohio Northern 53 Toledo 41. Dayton 37. Ohio univ 57. Morris Harvey 46 Otterbein 51. Heidelberg 41 South and Southeast William and Mary 68. Roanoke 32 Virginia tech 53. Vii 52. Florida 39, Stetson 31. Southwest Arkansas 54. Texas Christian 33. Oklahoma City univ 41, Hardin 35. High school Dayton Fairview 58. Tipp City 25. Cincinnati Roger Bacon 45, coving ton by Holmes 39. Cincinnati elder 45. Cincinnati Woodward 28. Cincinnati Purcell 37. Cincinnati Withrow 36. Norwood 54, Cincinnati Central vocational 29. Huntington East w. A. 71, Iron ton 28. Zanesville 43. Uhrichsville 40. Salem 49. Ravenna 21. Mansfield Madison 43. Lexington 32. Fostoria 35, Fostoria 31 upper Arlington 43, Grandview 41 Delaware 57, Academy 41. Ashland 60. Elyria 48. Canton Timken 68. Alliance 38. Cleveland Collinwood 39. Sandusky 32 Mansfield 33, Springfield 29. Lima St. Rose 58, Lima St. Gerard 30. Mansfield 33, Springfield 29. Canton Lincoln 45, Wooster 32. Warren Harding 54, Youngstown Ghaney 28. Girard 51, Youngstown East 42. Red Birds defeat Danville 33-31 Loudonville Loudoris Ville s red Birds came Back the second half to defeat Danville 33 to 31, Here last night. Dick Fos Ter led the scoring with 17 Points for the red Birds. Coach Jimmy Hunter s Birds trailed 15-10, at the intermission. In an exciting preliminary Battle the Loudonville reserves banged out a 35 to 33 Victory Over Dan Ville in a double overtime con test. Loudonville 33 j Danville 31 g f g f t 8 1 215 2 0 226 3 0 215 2 2 6 .215 0 0 .102 .033 .215 3 totals 11 9 31 6 11 8 3 totals 15________ Loudonville .4 Danville .7 officials Don Welsh Pat Pasini killed in Accident Sellersville a. William Bill Hewitt an ail american end at Michigan in 1931 and later a National football league Star with the Chicago bears and Philadelphia eagles was killed in an automobile Accident yesterday. 3116-6 also inc. M. Franklin Plymouth May extend Buller Friday night Butler s bulldogs will find the going a bit rough come Friday night when they entertain Plymouth in the Richland county league. Seeling their ninth consecutive win coach Wysocki s cagers will have to set up an air tight defense to Stop Bob Hampton High scoring Plymouth Forward. Plymouth will bring a than average record to Butler and promises to give the bulldogs some their roughest Competition. Plymouth has won four seven league games and six 10 for the Aason. Butler has rung up 364 Points for an average 45.5 a game while holding its opponents to a Mere tallies. Plymouth has averaged 34.9 while allowing its foes s4.1, Butler won a previous game fan Plymouth 47 to 30. Up and coming Ontario will be seeking ils sixth win against Bell Ville the latter s court. Ontario has dropped two games while the Blue jays have been playing havoc Wilh the league in winning six out eight contests. Coach Orville Kibler s Bellville combo his won three tilts by two Points Aid eased past Lucas in an overtime coach John Rees Lexington Combine should have Little trouble in turning Back Shiloh the for Mer s Hardwood. The minutemen will be asking their fifth county Loop win a file Shiloh has dropped eight Ganes. Lucas Ivill be gunning for its third Victory Over Union at Union. Coach w. S. Barger is counting heavily Don stake to add to his laurels in the scoring race my Hunt county league standings team l. Pet. Opp. Butler. 8 0 1000 Bellville 2 750 Ontario 5 2 714 4 3 571 Plymouth----4 3 571 Lucas 2 5 286 Union. 1 7 125 Shiloh .-0 8 000 smokehouse goes after fifth win in City a league highlighting play in the City a basketball league tonight will be the smokehouse Urschel insurance tilt at the senior High gym. Smokehouse is the Only undefeated team in the Loop and is leading the first division with four victories. Urschel is at the top the second division with four wins in five contests. The two Cage leaders collide in the finale tonight s three game schedule. Mccarrick s Gulf meets the Ohio sports Center in the open ing contest at 7. Mccarrick s has fan Only one five starts while sports Center has dropped five six contests. The hapless ave five will be seeking its first win in the City Loop against american legion Post 72 in the second game. The veterans hit Roc Bottom in the second division with four straight setbacks. The legion Quint has registered one Victory in four at tempts. 364 268 229 260 244 225 236 188 229 214 221 239 242 315 353 Yankees Hope to sign Trippi new York Twenty four hours after combining new York s baseball and football Yan Kees into a single three Way partnership Yankee officials expected today to sign All America half Back Charley Trippi Georgia to joint football baseball contract. Despite the furious bidding by both baseball and pro football clubs the much sought Trippi was expected to sign with the Yankees because the double barrelled Opportunity to Cash in quickly his collegiate football reputation and further the dream becoming a major league baseball Star. Pres Dat Dan Topping the football Yankees said Trippi s successes in pro football was assured. President Larry Macphail the Seball Yankees said Trippi s Success was assured. Topping associated with Mac Phail and Del Webb in ownership the baseball Yankees admitted both Welb and Macphail into full partnership in has football Yankees yesterday pioneers Host to it. Vernon Johnny Appleseed will be seek ing its fourth Cage Victory Tomor Row when the pioneers entertain it. Vernon at 4 p. M. Coach Norm Henline s Apple seed Combine dropped Only one game to Loudon Vule. Henline will probably Start Howard Tipper and Jim Rubino forwards Jim Anderson Center and Chuck Marchant and Jack Bargahiser guards. John Simpson s game with nor walk was this afternoon the opponents court. The contest was originally scheduled for tomorrow afternoon. Owen files suit against Pasquel Springfield to. On Arnold Mickey Owen former Catcher fir the Brooklyn dodgers seeks from Jorge Pas Quel mexican baseball league operator in a suit file today in u. S. District court at Springfield j the suit accuses Pasquel an alleged breach contract by the removal oven As a counter claim to an action instituted by Pasquel wealthy Oil Man and sportsman. Shelby five seeks fifth Cage Victory Shelby s merchants will seek their fifth straight Victory in the Myca commercial b league at they tonight. The merchants meet Brodie Cigar store in the third four contests. Leading off play at 7, will. Be the Ohio Public service Mansfield plating tilt. In the second tussle Mansfield tire collides with Phalanx maternity. Dominion electric meets Westinghouse in the last game. Fim font factory. Method retreading 1700 4.00-Li Firstone retreading Only gives your tires the famous gear grip tread with Sharp non skid angles to protect you from dangerous sliding and skidding. A Tor skiing there s Noth ing like an open fire and an Ope bottle Pabst Blue ribbon when occasionally your dealer is unable to sup ply Yov with All Che Pabst Blue ribbon you d like keep right asking for the truly gnat Beer it is our Pride to distribute blended splendid Pabst Blue ribbon. Round beverages published m 8 Public service by Gibson dist 12fl North Diamond Rosr due compar. Tiret Tobitt scientific Brake adjustment Only i a thees 1. A emoting front Wherett inspecting lining. 2. Inspecting cleaning and repacking front wheel bearings. 3. Inspecting Brake 4. Adjusting Brake shoes to Secnora Contact with Drums. Oar Fullr Brake. Ton need Bow drive in today Sam Burrows mgr. 16 s. Mulberry St. Phone 2500-6 Ontario trips baptists five in extra heat Ontario Community Church upset the Park Avenue Baptist quintet 27 to 25, in Over time in the Myca senior Church league at they last night. The Baptist team had been undefeated in four games. Chuck Burton scored a Lay up to put the baptists out in front. J. Griffth Ontario made Good a foul shot then Miles scored a free throw for the baptists. Ham Man s Bunny shot tied the game up 25-25. With 30 seconds remaining e. Griffth Ontario Sank an under the Basket shot to Clinch the result. Garrison led the first Luther ans to a 35 to 26 Victory Over first presbyterian. The lutheran Forward netted 11 Points St. Luke s downed St. Matthew s. 32 to 24. Colder head split the nets for 13 tallies for the losing St. Matthew s cagers. Is Presby. 26 just lutheran 35 g f t g f t Leppert 1 .4 3 11 Edmonstone 2 0 4 31aybaugh .215 2 1 .419 Mckee Richards Bishop Werner 1 0 Stewart 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 01 Brown -.113 102 Croushore .011 totals 12 2 261 totals 14 7 35 first presbyterian. 4 14 2 first lutheran .7 10 s St. Luke s 32 Matthews 24 4 ban 3 Reese Frisbee lace Clemens Hipp Horvath totals 4 0 .2 0 0 f g f. T 1 5 3 13 0 .022 1 9 b. Meeker 226 1 i Ziegler 1 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 21 .13 St. Lukes St. Matthews 6 32 totals 8 s 24 897 .687 f a Baptist 25 Ontario com. G f g f t Burton 4 0 Grinath 408 Beasore Stihll Zeigler 339 113 000 Downs 102 Harriman .419 j. Griffith 113 Richie ___1 0 215mith 135 Miles 1 1 totals 10 5 totals 11 5 27 Park ave. Baptist 4 7 5 6 Ontario 7 8 4 officials Breinich Ohio a Cleveland rebels dropping in favor Cleveland the Cleveland rebels dropped a notch today in the favor the Home folks following another fourth Quarter Black out last night against Providence at the Cleve land Arena. A crowd fans watched the rebels build up a 64-58 three Quarter Lead and then Wilt before the fast breaking steamroller for their fourth consecutive Home loss. When the dust had settled Over the payoff period Providence held a slim 78-74 margin. Madison nips Lexington for sixth straight win Mansfield Madison copped its sixth straight Victory by pounding past Lexington 43 to 32, the1 Ranis court last night. Herb Eldridge could not miss As he splashed in eight Field goals and three foul shots for 19 Points for the rampaging rams. Oklahoma indians play Memphis pros at senior High Lexington s High scoring Rollin Ford accounted for nine tallies. Held to one gift shot the first half Ford suckered the Madison defense out position twice to flip in two Bunny shots from under the Basket in the third stanza. The minutemen Forward added two More goals in the final Frame Pivot shots. He is in third place in the Richland county individual scoring race with 90 Points. Eldridge accounted for five the rams seven Points in the Ini tial Quarter. Madison led 7-4. Dick Ernsberger took Over the chores in the second period. He Sank three baskets for six the rams seven markers the half end ing with the rams ahead 14-8. Bob Wilson Madison opened up the second half with a Pivot shot then Ford Sank two sucker shots in succession. Ray Cline made Good a rebound for Lexington and the score was 16-14, Madison. This was the closest Lexington Ever came to the rams during the entire game. Eldridge then took charge and hit a Pivot shot one handed Long shot and a foul Madison had a 26 to 17 Lead Lexington going into the last Frame. Eldridge split the nets for nine Points in the fourth Quarter before being replaced. The rams added 17 Points in those eight minutes. Lexington won the Reserve game 22 to 19. The Oklahoma indians will meet the Memphis All american Whiz kids in the Mansfield senior High gym next monday night at it is the second professional basketball offering the season the auspices the mans Field City a basketball league. Every player the Indian squad is a full blooded Brave from the Stillwater Oklahoma Reser vation and All except one go Over the six foot Mark. The warriors have run up 38 victories in 41 games this season. Not Only Are the indians reputed to be Fine Ball handlers and Good shots they add to the pro Gram with pre game and halftime exhibitions. Dressed in native regalia including head feathers and War paint the braves execute dances to the beat torn Toms sing tribal songs and smoke the peace pipe. Charlie Justice Detroit softball pitching Star and a Fine basketball player coaches the coloured Whiz kids. They have lost Only two games this season. Madison g f to Price hard 4 2 10 8 3 1 0 2 3 1 .20 g f t 146 146 259 102 204 02 0 1 totals 18 7 431 totals 11 10 32 Madison .7 7 12 Lexington .4 4 9 non scoring substitutes Madison Strang Thomas Malott Lexington Tupps. Officials Bill Sawyer Ern Reserve Jack Robeson Heidelberg drops first season Otterbein handed Heidelberg its first defeat the season last night 51 to 41, and that left Only one Ohio College unbeaten in a basketball season just reaching the Halfway Mark. Heidelberg playing its Home floor at Tiffin had a 12-11 Edge Over the otters at the end. the first Quarter but fell behind 30 to 23 at the half and never threatened. Shiffler and Farrel f1ohxs 1ast a fight by associated press Columbus Hart. 143, Delaware. 0., out pointed Walmart the Buzzy. 145. Detroit. 8. Mcquillar 134. Port Huron mich., out pointed Ace Miller 136, Toledo. 10. Scored 21 and 15 Points respectively for the winners. In another Ohio conference game Forward Vince Barr tossed in 11 free throws and nine Field goals for 29 Points to Lead Ashland to a 63 to 45 Victory at Marietta. Pioneer printing co. Periodicals publications and general printing is East third St pick pm out men hundreds at Komito s at feast your eyes the grandest the largest selection Fine suits you be seen in Many years. Choose from scores handsome new patterns and colors in All Wool Gabar dines and All Wool year round worsted. Enjoy the satisfaction Komito s traditionally finer Quality and values that can t be surpassed anywhere blues Grays Browns tans in just about All sizes we wont let you Wear it unless it fits comitos 23 n. Park St. Vows Paferi

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