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THE HILLTOP, MARS HILLCOLLEGE, MARSHILL, N. C.
is Drop Season
ioinii Opener To Aggies
thg Score Frequently on Feline
rk€d|ron; Andy Albritton Hit*
The I Poy Circuit.
are j( '
bmedy of errors resulted in a
V of ashe and horsehide on the
of March 30 when the Mars
Mountain Lions dropped the
'g baseball game of the 1929
to the Farm School Aggies, of
y®*.lle. The tragedy was enacted
Madison County stadium to
e of 9 to 4.
locals fought like sea dogs and
have won in a walk-away, but
eld was unable to function at
moments; so that’s that, ex-
br the fact that another con-
s chalked up in the lost column
home forces. The bright spot
Feline attack came in the fifth
when one “Stumpy” Albritton,
nly known as Andy, laced a
ircuit drive over the left field
Tis rumored that the alert
gam4]britton was hitting for Patty
^ “Baldy” Riddle saw action as
"^jh hitter in the eighth and ac-
*d himself nobly, driving in a
^ith his stinging double to deep
though he himself was trapped
act of stealing. Higgins looked
t second, although ho was weak
he stick. Paul Briggs and his
Imates hurled in hard luck, and
iven poor support.
-up and summary;
13 Bingham 19
13 Weaver College 0
Record of Athletics at Mars Hill
College for the Past Six Years.
72 Cull. Normal 0
66 N. G. B. A 0
13 Weaver 19
0 Furman - - 99
0 Maryville 44
0 Wake F. F 19
30 Ash. Univ. - 0
47 N. G. B. A 0
78 Farm School 0
0 Weaver 0
6 Weaver 13
By Ray Bowman
The Lions are working hard these
days trying to get some of that bad
baseball out of their systems, and
they are getting prepared to win a
few games. They are still smarting
under that 9-4 drubbing handed them
by Coach Baird’s Farm School Ag-
1 gies. Base knocks are raining like
1 bird shot in the practice games and
the hitters seem to be hitting their
stride. Come on, gang, let’s sink this
Smoky Joe Bradley, veteran slow-
ball pitcher from last year’s corps of
twirlers, is back in harness again and
is tossing for “C.” The April sun
is fast ironing the wrinkles out of
his arm. “Smoky” is a former twirler
from the Buzzard Town Trotters
from Shangankle, Missouri.
Everyone seems scared to make
any league suggestions; so the writer
will make one himself. Here’s the
tests on the diamond, which will be
very difficult as the schedule shows,
let’s begin right. Win or lose, we
can feel better if we, rooters and
team, have put our best into the
struggle. If our team is properly
backed we will not lose. The score
book does not show victory every
time. We wish that everyone would
fall in line and do his very best.
All who believe in what I have said
and are willing to gack our team let
me see you at the coming games.
Catawba 0 i low-down on the big time:
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^ Adaress MILTON G. EVANS, D.D., LL.D., President, Chester,
Tenn. T. 12
Farm School 0
Boiling S. 0
19 Mtn. View 6
6 Weaver 0
7 Hiawassee 6
0 Tenn. Wes. 7
0 Milligan 12
New York, St. Louis, Washington,
Philadelphia, Detroit, Chicago,
New York, Chicago. St. Louis,
Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Philadelphia,
There was recently a press notice
to the effect that Lloyd Waner, the
Little Poison of the Poison Twins,
27 Catawba 0
0 Oak Ridge 6, would be married this fall. Three
0 Farm School o I cheers for battling Dan Cupid! He
LET THE WEAVERVILLE SHOE
SHOP FIX YOU R KICKS
WE USE THE BEST OF MATERIAL
AND ALL WORK GUARANTEED
‘SERVICE IS OUR MOTTO.” F. O. EDWARDS, Proprietor
Ptions, c. f. .
leasoi 2-b. .
' thei_ r. f.
after 3, 1. f. .
hnson 1. f. . .
er in es, s. s.
inds Is. s. . .
will ^ it, 3-b. .
AB R II PO A
33 4 7 24 10 7
tted for Plemmons in eighth.
fn, s. 5. . . .
Joke, 1-b. . .
® , ndriks, c. f.
^ %driks, r. f.
1- f- • • •
7 27 13
mary: Runs batted in, A. Al-
Riddle, Briggs, Plemmons, L.
iks, Kiser; two-base hits. Rid
ome-run, A. Albritton; base
off Briggs, 3; off A. Al-
I; Pruitt, 4; sacrifices, Kihg,
10ns; struck out, by Briggs, 3;
* I ion, 2; left on bases. Mars Hill,
•cci til School, 9.
be buiQf Athletic Record
1 a siB
jth Roberts is a busy man, but
'* taken five hours of his val-
Jtime to compile for the stu-
ody and other readers of The
the athlelTc record of Mars
the past six years. The writer
Mr. Roberts check over the
[and the respective scores of
football, basketball and base-
J)ut because of the unusual
of work to be done, it is en-
iossible that there may be, not
le w a kjjj. ggyera] errors made in the
w The athletic officials will ap-
‘PS a any correction that anyone
necessity for making,
•eatedlj^ p ^
. S. F. 0
that 13. Q
1 in tW
14 Catawba - 2
0 Oak Ridge . 19
33 Hiawassee — 0
19 Tenn. T. 0
66 Boiling S. .. 0
66 Farm School 0
6 Tenn. T. 18
0 Bluefield 20
7 Piedmont : i 1 0 ’ park.
12 Catawba 0
Oak Ridge.. 88.
Tenn. T. 615
even fell on Bill Riddle and “Baldy”
took the count without further ado.
The big Sultan' of the Swat missed
his first homer of the season by
inches in a game with Fort Worth
last Wednesday. “Stumpy” Albrit
ton, however, did not miss his. It
cost him the sum of five cents be
cause he knocked it into a garden
patch across the road from the ball
DIAMONDS . WATCHES . JEWELRY
ON EASY TERMS. OPEN A CHARGE ACCOUNT.
CAROLINA JEWELRY CO.
6 Pall«n Aveuue
AtheTiila, N. C.
Tenn. T. .
Games won, 27; lost, 21.
Points scored, 925 to 627.
We have defeated six senior col
leges and fifteen junior colleges, the
remainder being prep, schools.
Record for Past Six Years
110 Rutherford 9
99 Cullowhee 9
35 Candler 30
26 Canton “Y” 26
26 Lenoir-Rhyne 13
47 Oak Ridge 26
Wake Forest 26
U. N. C. Var 17
Valdese “Y” 22
Canton “Y” 44
Tenn. T 27
... 38 1
. . 26
Oak Ridge _ __
W. F. F. .
N. C. G. D.
N. C. C. D.
Farm School . ....
W. F. F.
- . 17
Y. C. I.
Oak Ridge .
U. N. C. F.
. . 48
(Continued on Page 4)
“Baldy” Riddle is leading the en
tire club in hitting, having made his
appearance at the bat only one time
■in the role of-a pinch hitter. He park
ed a hefty two-b^gger into the right
field bleachers and then passed out
of the picture trying to steal.
There are a good many native Tar
Heels now on the payroll of the big
time clubs. Garland Braxton, port-
sider, who led the American League
in effectiveness in 1928, puts his feet
under the table of the Washington
Senators. He hails from the Old
North State. Then there is Vic Sor
rell, old Wake Forest star, wearing a
Detroit uniform. Stanly Harris has
placed him among the regular Tiger
hurlers for the coming season. Lack
of space forbids naming them all,
but there is one that must be men
tioned. He is Alvin Crowder of the
St. Louis Browns. He led the junior
circuit last year in games won, chalk
ing up 21 victories against 6 defeats.
Not bad for the reputation of the Tar
Racking Our Tearn
This thing of backing a team is
very easy and yet it is a milestone on
the road to victory. Anyone can and
will if he is interested in the welfare
of his particular school. It is not a
case of the most adept. Of course.
I’ll admit that some can do more than
others for a team. Nevertheless, at
this game everyone can take part.
Moreover, it is the duty of every stu
dent at Mars Hill or at any other col
lege. A student who does not feel it
his duty to back a team that is rep
resenting his school in any phase of
work is not loyal to his Alma Mater.
Our team for the past year has
been supported very well. We could,
however, have had better support, but
we will not kick if its continues in the
present baseball season. I’m sure that
every student at Mars Hill will join
heartily in and push our boys to the
Anyone who can rally and support
a team—winning or losing—is a man.
I mean one who does not have a yel
low streak down his back. To sup
port a winning team is easy, but to i
back a losing team is not so easy. 1
Only those who have a sense of loy- I
alty can stick with a team through
thick and thin. So, boys and girls,
let’s give our team our best.
Now in regard to our coming con-
MARS HILL BUS LINE
MARS HILL, N. C.
L«»t« Mar. Hill 7:30 and 10:00 A. M. 1:00 and 4:00 P. M.
Laavc. Asheville 8:30 A. M. and 12:00 M. 3:00 and 6:00 P. M.
WE WASH ANYTHING.
TRY OUR DRY CLEANING AND PRESSING
The best in town. Give u* a trial and be convinced. We will let you
be the judge. If our work is satisfactory tell your friends and If
not tell us.
MARS HILL LAUNDRY
STUDENTS—OUTING DAYS Are Near
Fresh Supply of Candy, Fruits, Vegetables
HUFF & WELLS
Our Store is Headquarters
For ATHLETIC SUPPLIES AND WE APPRECIATE YOUR
BUSINESS. IF WE DON’T HAVE YOUR WANTS, LET US
GET THEM FOR YOU.
N. S. WHITAKER
SEE US FOR SELZ SHOES, Good Shirts,
Hats and Gaps. Fancy Groceries, Fruits
HOLCOMBE & TILSON
T. L. BRAMLETT & GO.
AGENTS FOR THE FAMOUS
Stetson D and Chicago
Woolen Mills Made-to-
The Store of Quality, Service and Satisfaction
WHY GO TO ASHEVILLE?
WHEN YOU CAN GET YOUR WORK DONE HERE
B. C. BOONE
WATCHMAKER AND JEWELER
Mars Hill, N. C.
Opposite Mars Hill Cafe ^