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The Tar Heel. (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 1943-1946, October 09, 1945, Page 3, Image 3

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Tar Heel Gridders Gain Second Win Carolina Runners Lose To Navy Club Me TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 1945 PAGE THREE Coif er Scores Twice To Lead Tar Heels To Win Over VP I ar Heel Sports SIPOIKT with Irwin Smallwood It won't take a third try for Coach (Commander) Oscar E. Hagberg and his Naval Academy football team to make a suc cessful Southern trip. The second was good enough plenty good as the Middies romped all over water-soaked Duke stadium Saturday to trample the Blue Devils, 21-0, before some 44,000 spectators and put many a fan's thoughts straying toward the idea that Army may not be as successful this year as last against the traditional rival Navy men. Coach Hagberg and his Midship men arrived in Chapel Hill Friday about noon to work out and rest overnight for the clash with Duke, and every man from Coach on down was voicing a view of cool deter mination. Said Commander Hag berg Friday night: "Frankly, we left Annapolis, with the word that Duke was in mid-season form. We expect quite a struggle." This was a'good example of the attitude of the Navy men. They had been beaten the year before on their first trip South, by Georgia Tech, and the Middies were not going to lose on their second, at least not unless every ounce of their energy went for naught and as one, of the largest football crowds in Tar Heelia in some time saw, their energy went for a lot, namely 21 points and an overwhelming tri umph." While talking to your reporter Friday, Coach Hagberg commented that "You have the most spirited teams down here in the South I have ever seen. The west coast teams have the biggest men, and the Midwest turns out some strong elevens, but the South is right in there with ' the best of them, es pecially when it comes to spirit." We naturally approached the Navy mentor on the all-important subject of the Army-Navy tussle this season, and the Commander was quick to answer that "It is a little early to say anything now. Our team is not fully developed as yet, and only time can tell. Right now I don't think we could match them." As for last year's defeat, Coach Hagberg said that Army just overpowered his Middies. "When big Don Whitmire and Bob Jenkins were taken from the game injured, a good bit of the team was lost. Whitmire was the spark of the line, and when he was gone, the line just couldn't function as .well," continued Hagberg. , But Saturday the line was su perb, and the backs were in top form. This netted the overwhelm ing 21-0 win over the Blue Devils, and contrary to our pre-game "idea" that Duke had a chance to defeat the Middies, the Dukes were never in the ball game. Navy showed tremendous power, and from See SPORTS SPINS, page 4- 50,000 D3AIDAG3S TWO years before Pearl Harbor the Govern ment asked Bell Telephone Laboratories to help perfect radar as a military instrument. The Bell System, through the Western Electric Com pany, its manufacturing branch, became the na tion's largest supplier of radar systems. Bell scientists designed and developed many different types of radars each for a specific job. One particular type was standard for B-29s in the Pacific for navigation, target location and high altitude bombing. Another directed all Navy guns over five inches. This is not surprising, for radar development , and production stem from the same roots that produced and continue to nourish this country's telephone system. ; . BELL TELEPHONE SYSTEM Local Runners Lose Contest To Navy Crew Middies Triumph By 15-50 Score . The Carolina cross country team suffered its first defeat of the young season last Saturday, when the Unit ed States Naval Academy toppled the UNC hill-and-dale men, 15-50, in An napolis. This was the second meet of 1945 competition for Coach Dale Ranson's club, and the Tar Heels took their season opener from Duke last Wed nesday in Durham. Carolina will lock horns with Georgia Tech's runners here Saturday and meet Duke again here October 16. More Advanced According to the veteran track mentor of the Tar Heels, "The Navy team was just more advanced than the Carolina runners, and the Mid dies look well on their way to having the best team in the nation for the second straight year." The Navy crew was much better than, at this time last season, and although Carolina gave a good account of itself, the Midshipmen were just too much. Navy had the first seven men to come in from the nearly four-mile long course, which was run in a light rain all the way, to clinch the affair with the very low score of 15. But for most of the run, Carolina was right up near the head of the pack. The Tar Heels did good running for the first half of the course, and it was on the last part of the journey that the Navy men pulled ahead to win. First man in for Carolina was Doug Erath, and he was followed by Bob Dodson, Whitey Holden, Art Lamb, Frank Hatch, John Strait, Oliver Allen, Jack Hester, George Harris, Jim Bolch, Mack Hobkirk, and Der wood Powell in that order. Erath covered the distance in 22:08, while the winning time for the meet was 21:10, recorded by Navy's Hall, co winner of the IC4A race in New York last year. The other Navy contestants coming in the first group were Car lin, Pickens, Brunner, Howe, Fowler and Woods. Carolina's next home foothball game will be played here in Kenan Stadium October 20 with the Marine eleven from Cherry Point. Intramural Schedule Standings League A Won Lost 3rd Company 4 0 Zeta Psi 5 1 Leathernecks 4 1 Vance 2 3 Old East 1 3 Pi Kappa Alpha 0 5 Phi Delta Theta 0 6 League B Won Lost Ringers 5 0 Phi Gamma Delta 4 1 Delta Sigma Pi '3 1 Med School No. 2 2 1 Sigma Chi 2 3 Old West 1 5 Kappa Sigma 0 6 League C Won Lost Phi Kappa Sigma .. 6 0 Smith Zl 5 1 Med School No. 1 3 1 Steele 2 - 1 Two Brews 3 2 Kappa Alpha - 2 2 Beta - 0 7 1st and 2nd Companies 0 7 qui ..... J1ME STATION 10 P. M. WDNC Carolina Pharmacy . Pre-Flighters Win 299 Tilts Varsity teams of the Navy Pre Flight School here competed in a total of 299 events since opening of the school in May, 1942, winning 192 of them, losing 101, and tieing six for a win percentage of .655. Although in 1942 there was much debate throughout the nation as to the value of sports in wartime, there was never any doubt in the Pre Flight organization, concerning the usefulness of sports, and varsity ac tivities were superimposed on the basic intersauadron program to heighten the competitive spirit of the cadet and to add interest and incen tive to his physical training. Nine sports have been conducted by this Pre-Flight School on a varsity leyel against the best competition available in this section, beginning with the baseball season of 1942 and ending with the past baseball sea son. In seven of the varsity activities baseball, basketball, boxing, football, soccer, track and wrestling Cloud buster teams hold a decided edge over the opposition. The national pastime ranks first in number of games played, with 144 j over four seasons. Pre-Flight teams won 87 of these, dropped 55, and tied two for a win percentage of .613. The outstanding nine was the 1943 edition, which won 32 games while losing 13. Coached by Lt. George D. Kepler, the squad included a number of former major leaguers, including Ted Williams and John Pesky, of the Boston Red Sox, John "Buddy" Has sett of the New York Yankees, Harry Craft, of the Cincinnati Reds, and Pete Appleton, of the St. Louis Browns. Local Writer Speaks At Chi Delta Phi Tea Miss Frances Grimstead, noted local color writer, was the guest speaker at the Chi Delta Phi tea Friday af ternoon. Miss Grimstead, who came to Chapel Hill from the University of Missouri where she was head of the special writing department of the school of I journalism, spoke on local color in modern fiction. She gave a brief re view of her recent book "The High Road," which uses vivid local color in dealing with the life of moun taineers in the Ozarks. Miss Grim stead later conducted an open discus sion, answering questions asked by the girls. The tea was given to entertain girls who had submitted applications for membef ship in the sorority. Those who are to be accepted will be announced in the near future. Carolina Will Meet Penn In Philadelphia Saturday By Carroll Poplin Roanoke, Va. Coach Carl Snavely's Tar Heels drove the VPI Gobblers all over the Victory Stadium in Roanoke, Virginia, last Saturday afternoon before 6,000 fans but managed to come through with only a 14-0 triumph over Coach MacCauley McEver's scrappy but outclassed cadets. Coach Snavely's charges travel to Philadelphia Saturday afternoon' to meet the Penn aggregation in the third collegiate tussle of the season. Penn has one of the highest rated squads in the East, and Carolina will be the decided underdog in the en counter. The game was played on a rain soaked field, but the Carolina grid men with their mud cleats on threat ened on various occasions and were able to cash in only twice in seven goal ward marches. Tom Colfer, running and passing star against Georgia Tech a week ago, played another brilliant role in the Tar Heels ground attack that proved too powerful for the VPI eleven who returned to football for the first sea sin since dropping the sport in 1943 Colfer, a sophomore from Chicago, accounted for both Carolina scores as the NROTC gridder galloped 18 yards for the first marker late in the third period and came back in the closing quarter and skirted 10 yardo for the final tally. The Tar Heels put on a ground show as they racked up 241 yards rushing compared to the Gobblers 91 yards, which gave the Snavelymen 15 first downs compared to 7 for VPI. Through the air Carolina completed four of the 16 passes tossed good for 50 yards. The Tech crew threw 13 passes and completed two. Carolina's first score came mid-way the third quarter as B. K. Grow, re covered Bushkar's fumble on the VPI 20 yard line. Colfer fumbled and lost five yards. Bill Voris on a short pass from Colfer went seven yards to the 18. Then Colfer, fleet-footed tailback, grabbed a lateral from Bill Voris and traveled 18 yards for the initial mark er. .Bob cox converted ana tne lar Heels grabbed a 7-0 lead. The clinching touchdown was the results of an 85 yard drive early in the final period as the Tar Heels took over on their 15 after Tech had lost the ball on downs. Bill Walker found an opening at tackle and went nine yards. Colfer on a wide end sweep made it a first down on the 35. Bob Oliphant bucked the line and trotted 26 yards to Tech's 39. Colfer picked up four and Oliphant on a reverse i BOB OLIPHANT made it a first down on the 15. Voris ploughed through center for five and Colfer on an end around went the re maining distance for the score. Cox again kicked the extra-point. The Gobblers made a scoring bid late in the third stanza with Eushkar, Ratliff and Beard moving the pigskin down to Carolina's 15 yard stripe be fore Tech lost the ball on two incom pleted passes. In the opening minutes of the tussle Carolina drove 64 yards on a goalward march before it faded out with the ball resting on the VPI's eight yard line. Colfer, Oliphant and Voris led the drive as they ripped the Gobbler line to pieces but failed to make a first down by inches before handing the pigskin over to Tech. Again in the second period the Tar Heels had the touchdown fever when Bill Wardle fell on Bushkar's fumble on tne ooDDler s is. lom uorman rifled a pass to Joe Gurtis and the Pennsylvania lad dragged two Tech players to the 16 yard line. The threat died as Ratliff intercepted Gorman's toss intended for Cooke. For Carolina it was Tom Colfer and Bob Oliphant who sparked the attack that gave the Tar Heels their second triumph of the young season. In the forward wall, Rubish, Golding, Hazel wood, Twohey and Bernot were outstanding. BULL'S HEAD BOOKSHOP Ground Floor Library Best New Fiction and Non-Fiction Browse - Rent - -Buy W00TTEN-M0ULT0N PHOTOGRAPHERS Serving North Carolina for 37 Years. ' Studios at Chapel Hill New Bern Fort Bragg Camp Butner THE NORTH CAROLINA COLLEGE FOR NEGROES o Presents the following artists in its concert series for 1945-1946: . Dorothv Mavnor ...... November 7 Victor Hugo Greene .... . November 23 Ellabelle Davis .. December 6 Madame Marcelle Denya ... December .14 Asadata Dafora and His Dance Group ....... January 7 Roland Hayes January 14 Marian Anderson . March 22 Anne Brown April 12 The above artists will definitely appear and there will positively be no change. You will be given the opportunity to hear these great artists, as we are offering 200 Season Tickets at $14.00 each. No Season Tickets will be sold after October 15. Single tickets (until October 15) at $3.00 each; after that date, $3.50 each. For tickets, please send checks payable to: The North Carolina College For Negroes Durham, North Carolina

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