APRIL, 1950 THE PILOT PAGE THREE G-W Downs Semi-Pro Team 13-2 Breaking a 1-1 tie with 8 runs in the third, the local five licked Clearwater, a Semi-Pro outfit from Western North Carolina, 13-2. D'eAnglis, Clearwater centerfield- er, lashed a home run in the second inning to tie the score 1-1. The Bull dogs had scored in the first on two s on balls, an error, and a double . However, G-W put the ball game sifely into its hip pocket with the 8 run third frame. G-W outhit the visitors 9-7, and were also given 11 free passes by Clearwater chunk- Joe Anthony, Blaine Froneber- and Frank Wilson worked 3 innings apiece for the home forces with Anthony getting the decision. Whitey Cline led the winners at ■ t with 2 for 3. Bulldog Outlook Bright For 1950 Hopes for a bright season were riding high here about 3 or 4 weeks ago when some 35 candidates reported to Coach Norman Harris to get preparations under way for the 1950 baseball season, and the tough 14-game Western Conferen; schedule which Coach Harris had lined up. Wingate Gets 11 Singles To Trip Bulldogs Saturday afternoon on the college neid. Coach Danny Miller’s hard hitting Wingate Bulldogs scored 1 in the first, 2 in the third, and 3 in the fifth, and held G-W to single tallies in the fifth and ninth racks D register a 6-2 triumph over the Harrismen. Wingate starter “Lefty” Cecil English yielded a single to Ray Hus key during his six inning tenure. iVIeanwhile the Wingaters were scor ing all their runs and getting 7 of their 11 base hits off fire-balling Joe Anthony. Charles Morten, little portsider hailing from Huntersville, relieved Anthony with 2 away in fifth, pitching 4 1-3 innings and touched for 4 safeties. Bill Tourney, a righthander, elbowed the final 3 frames for the visitors yield- irg 3 hits and 1 run. Huskey secured half of Gar.dner-Webb’s 4 safe blows while Jim Cosseio led Wingate with 3 for 4. Bulldogs Trim Carolina Mills 7-4 Gardner-Webb stepped into the semi-pro ranks for the second time this season Wednesday, April 12 at Maiden. They celebrated with a 7-4 ■ ' iry over Carolina Mills. A big a second inning won the game G-W pounded Ken Price, Maiden righthander, for 11 base hits while r, trio of Bulldog moundsmen limit- "d Maiden to 6 blows. Anthony, Froneberger, and Randall pitched 3 frames apiece with Anthony gain ing his second victory of the cam- aign. Cline and “Rabbit” Homes- ey paced the Bulldog stickers with for 5 and 2 for 4 respectively. First iseman Hal Isenhour homered for e Carolina kids and Price led the tting with 3 for 4. five members of last season’s club, wnicn won the conference championship, are back. The re turnees are Shortstop Whitey ijnne, Catchers Geoige Mcbwain, and Wal ter Oakes, and t-itchers Harry Rog ers and Roy Smith, ismith posted a 2-u record here last season while Rogers, another righthander, failed to win or lose. Freshmen are form ing the backbone of the mound staff. These first-year men who have been looking good to date are Joe An thony, a mainstay at Boiling Springs High, Don Randall and Blaine f roneberger, a couple of stars fresh off the Cherryville High School campus, Frank Wilson, little curve- ball artist from Gas,.onia where he pitched the Green Wave to several state championships, Charles Mor- f„v, „ pint-sized lefty who hails ^ g Spartanburg Still Enjoys Jinx Over G-W The Spartanburg jinx is sail work ing, or rather it was April 11 when the Pioneers downed G-W l:i-i2. It was a slugfest all the way with the South Carolina boys building up an 11-2 lead after 3 innings, only to have the Bulldogs come roaring back with 8 in the seventh. The Spartanburgers, the only out fit to beat the local nine last sea son, scored 2 in the first, 6 in the second, 3 in the third, and 4 in each the fifth and seventh to rack up the victory. Both teams committed 6 errors. Randall, the first of three Bulldog moundsmen, was the loser. The Pioneers outhit the Gardner- 20-12. Cline and George led G-W, both boys had Bulldogs Take Opener By 16-0 The G-W Bulldogs scored 8 runs in the first, 5 in the second, and 3 in the third to defeat the Owls of Charlotte College 16-0 here April 6. The game was held to 4 1-2 in nings by the cold. Gardner-Webb rapped 2 Char- itte pitchers for 7 hits, and also )ok advantage of 7 Charlotte mis- jes. A couple of G-W hurlers, Don Randall and Charles Morten held the visitors to 1 hit. Randall, who faced only 10 men in 3 frames, was Jited with the victory. Ray Hus- . and Tom Parker each got 2 hits to pace the Bulldogs. from Huntersville, and Charles Shel- ! ton, a 6-2 performer at Cowpens High in ’49. Shelton and Morton are the only portsiders on the staff. The College Bookstore IS NOW OPEN ALL DAY See o r line of JANTZEN sportwear For Your Pleasure and Entertainment » Ice Cream > Candy > School Supplies > Fun Intramural Softball Gets Linder Way This Week Monday afternoon at 3:00 on the The Catching should be well taken college field, the 1950 Intramural care of with both Oakes and Me- Softball Tournament was to have Swain back. Oakes, a Weldon pro- gotten under way. Six teams will duct, has been roaming the out- play a schedule of 15 games with field quite a bit this season with Me- the season concluding on Thursday Swain taking turns at Second and May 4. Teams entered are first and Third. Frank Hunnieutt, another second floors-Decker Hall, first and Gastonia boy, and Milton Higdon second floors-Huggins-Curtis, the who hails from Franklin, are the GI apartments, and the day stu- other 2 receivers. Both these lads dents. The opener saw first and sec- were high school and legion stand- ond floors-Huggins tangle. First-sec- outs. , ond floors of Decker were scheduled for Tuesday, April 18. and the GI’s First Base is probably the hottest booked to scrap the day students contested spot on the squad with the follov/irg day. All these contests Tommy Barrow and Red Painter are slated to get under way at 3:00, present. Barrow, a 6’ 2” lad from the starting time for all varsity Mayodon, opened the season at the tilts. initial sack, but the big boy recent- ■ ly sustained a foot injury. Painter, the big red-head from Gastonia, was impressive as he filled in for Barrow in last Wednesday Nite’s game with Maiden. Bill Puckett, ex- Stanley High great, is holding down the keystone cushion with Tommy Newton and Ray Huskey at Third and Whitey Cline at Short. Huskey did his baseballing at Tri-Hi while Newton was a diamond standout at Cliffside. Cline, a .300 hitter last season, is hitting well over .500 this campaign. Coach Harris has 5 outfielders he can rely upon. The guardians of the outerpastures are Tom Parker, Oakes, A1 Homesley, Andy Sealey, and James Moon. Parker saw plen ty of service at Elkin High while Homesley was a standout at Stanley High and also starred for the Gas ton County Juniors. Sealey played high school and Legion ball at Shel by and Moon, a basketball star, comes from Franklinville. Sealey was a member of the Shelby club which captured the Little World Series title in 1945 while Moon scored 404 points this past cage season and won a berth on the all-state club. Boiling Springs Drug Store Get All Your Drugs See All Your Friends Have A Soda HERE COLLEGE STUDENTS Meet Your Friends at the College Snack Shop Bulldog Schedule—1950 April 22—Mitchell—here April 24—Charlotte College—there May 2—Wingate—there May 4—Brevard—here May 5—Mitchell—there May 8—Spartanburg—here May 10—Belmont Abbey—Cherryville May 12—Brevard—there May 16—Mars Hill—there Wilson Hurls 10-1 Triumph Over Mars Hill Frank Wilson, little curve-balling righthander, limited the Mars Hill Lions to 3 hits in 7 innings here Wednesday as the Gardner-Webbers gained a 10-1 victory over the Moun tain boys. Joe Anthony faced only 7 men in the last 2 frames. A couple of errors plus hits by Homesley and Wilson gave G-W 4 runs in the second. They added an other in the fourth on hits by Home sley and Newton plus a fielder’s choice. The Bulldogs put the game on ice with 5 big runs in the seventh, scoring on 5 base hits in cluding Walter Oakes’s 2-run homer. Mars Hill scored their lone run in the seventh. Wilson fanned 8 and walked 2 while hitting 1 during his seven in ning stay. Homesley with 3 hits in 5 at bat paced the hitting. Roberts was charged with the defeat. HUDSON'S DEPARTMENT STORE S H E*L B Y features PETERS SHOES For All the Family • Weatherbird • City Club • Velvet Step Rachel Smith of Mount Holly; sec retary, Sarah Blanton of Shelby; treasurer, Jane Thompson of Hamp stead; Y. W. A. president, Jean Dev lin of Canton; publicity chairman, Patricia Thompson of Statesville; chorister, Jimmy Mize of Belmont; Christian Volunteer Band president, Paul Hart of Morganton; Sunday School representative, Marion Line- berger of Alexis; B. T. U. director, James Sullivan of Memphis, Tennes see; pianist, Doris Grigg of Gas tonia. Grouped by boys and girls, here’s how the election results stack up. S.G.A. 2 boys, 2 girls; Publications, 3 boys, 1 girl; B.S.U., 5 boys, 8 girls. One out of every thirteen fresh men holds some kind of office while one out of 33 holds a student gov ernment or a publications office. I the B.S.U. Council. One out of every 9 girls holds an office, but only one out of every 16 boys holds an of fice. One out of every 6 students ran for an office. The co-ed had a 76% better chance of being elected to an office than her collegiate bro-
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