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Carolina And Wake Forest Open Big Five Competition
Duke Meets V. M. I. In Durham
Saturday; N.C. State's Wolves Tol
Play Davidson Tomorrow Night
Fans To Get h irst ^
Ixiok At The Blue
Heel* ami Deacon* I ?> ? r?"
Kent T?? Big Scoring
Th> current foot ball season gets,
underway m full force this week
end. giving followers their firs-t op
portunity to witness a "double-head
er" this Saturday
On Saturday afternoon one can
take his pick of the Caro ma-Wake
Forest game m Chapel Hill.
Duke-V M I contest in "urba n,
and on the way back home, can stop
3 on v r
Raleigh Jong enough to see N.^L.
State and Davidson mix it up
A battle that may turn out to be
far more interesting than anticipa -
ed bv the most optim tic football
fan is scheduled for Chapel -Hill on
Saturday afternoon between the Iat
Heels and Wake Forest's D? aeons
Both teams opened their campaigns
last Saturday and caused much spe<
ulalion The scouts had littW to r<
port because of the apparent ease
w,th which both teams ran up then
one-sided scores. ?
The Tar Heel- "came up with a
surprising ground attack which
featured nice gains'by I-alanm. Har
ry Dunkle. Michael Bobbin. Sid
Sadoff. Don Baker and company, us
ing their aerial attack to no great
Last year the Tar Heels tied 1u
lane with their passing in a story
book finish under the perx n super
vision of Mr Jim -swrr-1 l.alanne.
crushed Wake Kens'- lb. nine way.
slaughtered Ken: > iva .a ditto, and
made it mighty tough for J'very eluh j
indue it , i
on the schedule mainly because
this deadly throwing attack.
In* contrast. Wake Forest s Dea
cons were almost passless they
threw 46 and completed but ten and
relied mainly on-a ground attark
which was poison and which led tin
nation in this department. When big
Jolting John Polanski. Tony Gal
lovieh, Ked Mayberry, or Marshall
Edwards gathered in tin pigskin
they were dangerous and tin enemy
Now it seems that Coach Woll
has developed a running attack far
superior to last year's to go along
with Lalanne's pitching and Coach
Walker has raised a passing threat,
in r.allnvich. J V P?"! a"d J'"'
Duneavag." certainly Deilcr than
1939 s. to go along with Polanski ana
company's bruising ground game If :
this is so. anything may happen
when the two elevens clash m Ken- ,
an Stadium Saturday afternoon
Duke University will open its sea
son against V. M I s. Fighting Key-j
dels giving the followers of tin- Blue i
Devils their first opportunity to
see what practically all the nation s
experts call the best squad Coach
Wallace Wade has ever gathered at
the Durham school With an out
standing array of backficld stars in
cluding Wesley McAfee. Frank Kil
lian. Steve Lach. Jap Davis. K/er- '
ski. Siagfried. Swigei and any num
ber of other capable reserves, the
Devils should have little trouble
getting through their opener BtlLV
Mr 1 will present a talented team
with plenty of fight to furnish an
Tomorrow night, State and David- ;
son, the two bottom, ranking teams
of the Big Five will meet in Raleigh
in a battle that will, in all possibility |
decide who will end the season on
the last rung of the ladder After
their display against William and
Mary State's Wolfpack. led by Dick
East and Jack lluckabce in the
backfie-ld. and Flankman Owens,
and be-cause of the doubtfulness of
Davidson's injured Granny Sliarpe,
mainstay in the Wildcat backficld,
the Staters are given a better than
average chance of winning, although
many think that W and M is vast
ly overrated and the Wolves are just
another football team.
LOCAL BOYS MAKING GOOD
Local high school athletes have
doing well for themselves at
colleges this season. At Mars Hill
the Anderson twins, Martin and Ar
thur, J. E. Boykin, Jo-Jo Thigpen
and Hardiaon are ranked high, while
C T Roberson has performed cred
itably on the N. C. State freshman
teem in it# only start.
NOTICE OF SALF.
North Carolina, Martin County In
Under and by virtue of an order
of sate and judgment in the above
entitled proceeding made by U IK
Wynne. Clerk of the Superior Court
of Martin County, on Monday, the
23rd day of September, 1940, the
undersigned commissioner will, on
Friday, the 25th day of Oct., 1940.
at twelve o'clock noon, in front of
the courthouse door in the town of
WilRamston. N. C, offer for jale to
the highest bidder for cash the fol
lowing described real estate, to wit:
Lots Noa. 11 and 12to the Crawfonl
tend division, as shown in Land Dl
By Jack Sords
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Faced with the toughest sched
ule since he arrived at the Uni
versity of North Carolina, Coach
Kay Wolf and his Tar lleels will
have little rest. Hut with an im
proved running attack and more
reserve puucr?than last year.
The Wolf feels optimistic. at
least about the Wake Forest tilt,
because Zodiac has said he
WAKE FORESTS POLANSKI
LOOKS LIKE A REPEATER
Jolting John Polanski, the 210
pound Wake Forest backfield star
who led the nation m ground gained
rushing and scored more points in
major college competition last year
than any other individual as a soph
omore. tallied three six-pointers
against William Jewell College last
Saturday to take scoring honors for
WINNERS . . .
Ami Here's Ho pin'
Now that the -Fall" of the year
has arrived, we-Predict with no ex
ceptions the ' faii^ of all football ex
perts and also the Mfall" of many
of the nation's leading teams. Foot
bail is a peculiar game and brings
out a peculiar way of picking the
winners. Two most unusual bets are
held by one fellow on the Carolina
Wake Forest game Saturday. He
was given Carolina and seven points
by one person, while another gave
him Wake Forest and 14 points.
Sounds like somebody is in for a
However, the following is a per
sonal opinion of how the games
will stack up and why. and if we
miss over half, don't tell anybody?
you can do the guessing next week:
Navy-William and Mary?Take the
Navy, but it seems impossible that
W and M is as lousy as they were
Well. Carolina, Yes!
North Carolina-Wake Forest ? If
the Tar Heels score early, it may
even be another rout.
Duke-V. M. I.?The powerful Dev
ils are not even expected to. hit high
N. C. State-Davidson?After last
week-end, it will have to be State.
Boston College-Tulane?A power
in the East is no comparison with a
power in the South. Tulane.
Ohio State-Pitt?Pitt lost its great
football when it lost its "aid to de
"free" popcorn at the Soda Shop,
erhouses with the Huskies holding
a slight edge.
Oklahoma A. and M.-Texas Tech?
Without much ado, the Aggies.
Mississippi-Louisiana State ? Not
rrfuch to choose from, so we'll stick
with the Bayou Tigers.
Texas-Colorado ? Another head
Southern Methodist-U.C.L.A.? In
?i quick manner, S. M. U.
Texas Christian-Centenary ? The
Horned Frogs start off with an im
Blocks for Deacon Polanski
A very important cog in the
Wake Forest football machine,
although probably got as well
known as other stars, is Captain
Jimmy Ringgold, blocking back.
Ringgold was honored last sea
son when he was selected as the
best blocking back in the South
ern Conference. And he is ex
pected to clear the way for Po
lanski Saturday against the Tar
proved team. T.C.U.
Washington State-Southern Cali
fornia?To the Rose Bowl winners.
Vanderbilt-Washington and Lee?
Marshall-V. P. I.?Marshall, but
only after a bitter struggle.
Coach Wade Has
"Very Tough Job"
Coach Wallace Wade and his aides
are having a very tough time up at
Duke University trying to figure
out what players should be placed
on the first team.
After all said and done the team
of Blue Devils which drew special
praise from Coach Wade is as fol
Darnell and Piasecky at ends:
Winterson and Karmazin, tackles.
Lipscomb and Nania. guards, and
Barnett at center. In the backfield
Prothro, McAfee, Killian and Davis
But then, there is not enough dif
ference in the next eleven to argue
Lexington. Ky.?Ab Kirwan, Uni
versity of Kentucky head football
coach, has two superstitions. He
wears an old, battered white felt
hat on the day of every football
game, and he refuses to eat dinner
after his team has won.
The latter peculiarity would make
it mighty tough for coaches of some
teams in the United States.
PRETTY GOOD ? ?
If you don't think that N C. State
victory was one of the biggest sur
prises of the year, ask any old faith
ful Wolfpack follower.
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