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I LOU Q Vol. 2—No. 49 U. S. Navy Pre-Flight School, Chapel Hill, N. C. Saturday, August 19, 1944 I THE FOUR COACHES pictured above will guide the Cloudbusters on the gridiron this fall. Reading left to right: Lt. (jg) Glenn Presnell, former head coach at the University of Nebraska, will be varsity backfield coach; Lieut. John Roning, who starred in football at the University of Minnesota, will coach the ends; Lieut. Paul Bryant, an ex-Alabama star and former line coach at Vanderbilt, will have charge of the line; and Lieut. Comdr. Glenn Killinger, a member of Walter Camp’s 1921 All-Amer ican team, will serve as head mentor. See story on back page. Football Prospects Good as Drills Start r\ -L. <» Officers’ Picnic To Be Held Today At Hogan’s Lake Pre-Flight School officers, mem bers of the Officers Mess, and their families will picnic this afternoon at Hogan’s Lake starting at 1630. Hogan’s Lake is located five and a half miles northwest of Chapel Hill. Signs will be posted along the way to guide those unfamiliar with the road to the picnic site. The picnic fee is $1.00 for each adult, and 50c for each child more than six years old. Fried chicken will be served for the evening meal at approximately 1830, and refreshments will be on hand throughout the affair. Games to be played include horseshoes, table tennis, and soft ball. ^ Otto Graham, Stan Koslowski Top Candidates Fifty-five football candidates, including two of the finest backs in the nation last year, are working out daily on Emerson Field as the Cloudbusters make ready for their opening game of the season against the Cherry Point Marines here on Sept. 24th. Heading the list of prospective candidates are Otto Graham, the famous All-American football and basketball star at Northwestern last year, and Stan Koslowski, who played at Holy Cross in 1943 and who was the leading scorer in the East. There are other stars around, especially in the backfield depart- See FOOTBALL, page U Band Continues Concert Series Tomorrow at 1630 The Navy Pre-Flight School band will give its fifth concert of the season tomorrow in the out door Forest Theatre starting at 1630. On the program are Verdi’s March Trium'phant from Aida; the Norma overture by Bellini; Chambers’ The Old Church Organ and Chauncey Olcott’s Mother Machree; Cosmopolite by Holmes; Lestudiantina waltz; Meacham’s American Patrol; and Sousa’s El Capitan march. The band’s glee club will add variety with Go Down, Moses and Jonah. 53rd Battalion Wins Regimental Competition Forty points behind the 57th Battalion when the Sports Pro gram competition got underway on Wednesday night, the 53rd Bat talion scored a total of 117 points to win the regimental competition for the past two weeks. Of the five battalions in com petition, the 53rd had four teams in the finals and they won three of them. In wrestling they defeated the 55th, 37 to 24; in boxing they won over the 56th, 9 to 8, and in swimming they bettered the 56th, 59 to 20. Only in soccer were they defeated, and it took the 55th one overtime period to win, 3 to 2. In the other sport—track—the 54th won over the 55th, 52 to 35. Other than competition in the Sports Program, the 57th, la.test addition to regimental competi tion, set the pace. They were tops in military with first place and 75 points, and also led the way in academics in the same manner. In class athletics they were third, registering 25 points, and giving them a 25 point advantage over the 56th which entered the sports competition with 150 points. The 53rd registered 135 points in mili tary, academics and class athletics, the 55th 45, and 54th none. Outdoor Dance Next Saturday An outdoor all-station dance for the regiment of cadets, offi cers, and crew will be held on the basketball courts in back of Navy Hall next Saturday from 2100 to 2400. Music will be fur nished by the Pre-Flight School band, and refreshments will be served. As dates for the cadets, coeds attending the summer session at the University have been in vited to attend.

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