Friday, February 18, 1938.
Perhaps the gym, as well as you
and I, was most agreeably surprised
Friday afternoon at the peppy crowd
out to see the basketball game. It
was the first of the annual series of
inter-class games which culminate in
the final championship game and a
grand banquet. The bleachers Fri
day, were well filled; the specta
tors were enthusistic and a fine spirit
prevailed among them. For instance,
in interviewing young John Downs,
Jr. he remarked, “I’m yelling for
the freshmen; I’m gonna shoot the
It was pleasing and interesting to
observe the excellent spirit of sports
manship as shown and developed in
the game itself and among the play
ers. For their first college game, the
freshmen did remarkably well, and
of course, the sophomore^ benefited
by last year’s practice and experi
Mable Pitzer, sophomore captain,
said just before the game, “We’d
like to win but we know it’s going
to be a hard fight.” She was right.
Even though the score was not al
ways tensely close, the game was
fast and hard fought. After the
game, Miss Pitzer again speaking
for her team mates, showed there
was still some persistent Salem
“fight” left in the sophomore team
by stating: “The freshmen have a
nifty little team but we think we are
the niftiest.” As I’ve said before,
this was the freshman team’s chris
tening into college basketball. I
thought you fans might be interest
ed in just how these girls felt as
they awaited the game. In inter
viewing their co-captains Sue For
rest and Helen Straus, I noted these
two different sensations. Said Miss
Forrest, “We hope we can live up
to our big-sisters’ excellent athletic
reputation.” (I’m pretty sure there
were some Juniors near her about
that time.) Miss Straus only stutter
ed, “I’m too seared to talk.’’ Miss
Straus is a woman of few words, for
at the end of the game as her team
victoriously left the court, her only
comment was, “We are happy.”
The final score was 31-lG.
The line-up for the game was as
Straus - Walston
D. Langston C!ourt
L. Lanning Bay
Sophomores — Pou, Gold.
Freshmen — Harrell, Baldwin.
A system considered last year but
never actually carried out was in.
augurated Friday afternoon too. Aft
er the contest between the first two
teams, the B teams of boh classes
engaged in a shorter contest. For
most of these girls, this was their
first participation in a public college
game of basket ball and it afforded
them valuable experience as well as
fun. The final score was 16-7, again
in favor of the freshmen.
The line-up for this second game
was as follows:
Lanford - Early
Banes - Sartin
Sophomores — Breakell, Hollowell,
Hendrick, Hat, Norfleet, Eogers>
Freshmen — McNeely, K. A.
Felicia is one of the Junior for
wards in basketball. She loves the
game, in fact, it is her pet pastime
at this point. She made the varsity
her freshman year. This year was
the first year she really went out for
hockey but she likes it. She says
she likes everything connected with
sports. Of course, she attributes her
athletic success to Miss At, not to
eating puffed rice or red meat. She
hates all meat unless it’s well done,
even chicken. Maybe her energy
comes from chocolate bars. Unlike
many Salem lassies, she likes to go
to bed early, while at school at least.
She is a member of the Scorpions.
She is a Marshall too. Last year
Felicia was president of the Sopho
Many people consider her as a
very nonchalant person, one who
seems to have little emotion. When
she is upset she wants to be alone.
Some day when she lets that holy
terror temper (very rare), go, she
says she’s going to hop into some
kind of an open car and just go some
She has always had the idea that
she has an inferiority complex, but
she is about convinced now that she
hasn’t one. She is really quite dis
appointed that she doesn’t too.
You can’t keep Felicia still in the
hot weather, she must be doing some
thing. Never suggest any form of
card game to her, she has to be too
quiet to suit her. She enjoys watch
ing such games as baseball.
A good bull session is always a
good reason why to put off something
unless there is responsibility connect
ed with the work.
On of her chief pastimes is writ
ing letters. She is going to Anna
polis soon so business must be good!
Dancing to Tommy Dorsey’s “Night
and Day” or “Stardust” would
make an evening almost complete
in itself. Don’t think she is fond
of just one variety of music, however.
She loves organ and at one time
hoped to play one. She took piano
lessons for eight years, but that was
the closest to organ she has come.
She dislikes radio announcers who
try to sing. The “eye-closer” pro
gram bores her too. She could listen
to Nelson Eddy anytime though.
She has always wanted to study
the stars. It would be a nice way
to spend your evenings, at that. She
loves the moon and mountains Kate
Smith sings of, but not Kate.
Felicia’s room-mate says she
groans in her sleep. Maybe that is
caused by smoke house attempts at
singing or by basket ball endeavors
on an off day.
We’ll leave Miss Martin to the
Junior team, because we know she
knows what to do there.
SOPHS HAVE “IDEA”
Did you see the Junior-Senior
game Friday night ? Or should I
say, did you hear the noise in the
gallery? Well the noise, bustle, buzz
or what have you was the affect of
the sophomore “Idea.” Yes, they
did have an idea and it is this. They
have finally discovered that what
Salem needs in the gallery for the
big games is a organized cheering
section — They organized one, over
night it seems, and Friday night
“it” was right there in the middle
section of the gallery singing, swing
ing and swaying at the direction of
Miss Nancy Court. Their “idea”
was really a success and everyone
hopes they will not let their spurt
of school spirit die down. Shall we
give the Sophs a hand?
A little explained, a little . en
dured; a little forgiven and the
quarrel is cured.
Officials for both games were:
Eeferee — Miss Dorothy Knott.
Scorekeepers — Frazier and Car
Timekeepers — J. Knox.
Card keeper — Grantham.
The University of North Carolina
quintet scored its thirteenth victory
in 16 starts by defeating Duke Uni
versity 34 to 24. The win was the
tenth in 11 Southern Conference
games. Both teams were very even
during the firs,t Waif, (bub North
Carolina White Phantoms got the
jump sliortly after the half as Ber-
shak and Euth began to find the
range with accuracy and regularity
and ran up a 10 point lead after only
three minutes of play.
The Phantoms boosted their lead
17 points after 13 minutes of play
on one-handed tosses by Bershak
from the side, but Duke cut the mar
gin almost in half in the closing four
minutes with Euss Bergmann’s and
Ed Swindell’s long shots. Many
shots were missed by both teams in
the second half.
Captain Euth, guard, was the
North Carolina terror for Duke. Euth
made 13 points. It was by Euth’s
clever ball handling and passing
tactics that kept Duke on the run
all throughout the second half.
Bershak with 12 points also needs
Bergman was Duke’s offensive and
defensive star. He tallied 10 points
SENIORS BY ONE
Friday night at 8:45 in the gym
nasium, Salem had one of the most
exciting basket ball games that she
has ever had. Can you guess who
played? Of course, it was the Senior-
to pace the Dukes.
Elon trounced Catawba College
51 to 30, thus maintaining their per
fect record in the North State Con
Duke University has two crucial
games this week against Washington
and Lee and North Carolina State
to qualify for the annual Southern
Conference tourney. In addition to
the Generals and the Wolves, the
Blue Devils are scheduled for games
with Wake Forest and North Caro
lina during the week following this.
A Duke team has never failed to
qualify for a Southern Conference
tournament and Blue Devil outfits
have been to the finals four times and
to the Semi-finals once in recent
years. The team this year may be
the first Duke team to win the loop
Junior game. Both teams had so
much determination that one could
not discuss until the last second of
the last quarter just which team
would be the victor — It seemed
to be only a matter of time. Finally
as the whistle blew ending the game
the score stood 32-31 in favor of the
juniors. There was, as might have
b«en expected, the old feeling of
rivalry between the two teams but
it was in such good spirit that both
teams said afterwards that it was one
of the most interesting and exciting
game they had ever played and they
enjoyed it immensely.
It was, as Miss Atkinson says, a
“head-up” game — There -was good
accurate passing and comparatively
few fouls. The referee, Miss Langley
said that it was one of the fastest
games that she had ever called.
Felicia Martin and Annette Mc
Neely were high scorers for the
Juniors while Willena Couch was
high scorer for the seniors with 15
Couch (15) (8) Hutchison
Frazier (8) (12) McNeely
Knox (8) (12) Martin
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