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THE MOUNTAINEER'S SPORT I3PAGE
MARCH 13, 1941
Edited by Marion T. Bridges
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Trophies And Awards
S To Individuals For
i ...nal TTavwood
)unty Basketball Tournament Leld
the local gym came to a close
,t Saturday night with the de-
champions of last year
Sing the honors. The Beth-
the boys' amsiun,
. . j.. OR
r? : i.-iment was opened on
,day night of last week and
e continued on Friday when the
ni-finals were played and the
si, on Saturday. ...
At the end oi w puyus "
itarday nigm, tne "mm
both divisions were awarded
Uies, as was tne runner-up.
(reral awaras weio
standing players in both divi-
an. Tne KeiiaDie tfcwcx
Waynesville presented a loving
iu ,.fatanHiri(y nlftvpr and
rh scorer which was presented to
' u. f ttm Bethel cirls.
jueaoc, w -
tefle Rogers, of Clyde, Elizabeth
of Fines Creek, also were
Iwded winners in the girls di-
Clyde, Rathbone, of Fines Creek,
Id Henry, of Waynesville,' re
ived awards for their outstanding
i, i. EasKewau tournament Underway In Canton
performance on the hardwood.
' In the awards to the winners of
the tournament and the second
place teams, trophies were award
ed to the team as a whole and each
individual member of the. team re
ceived an individual trophy, the
place winners getting gold basket
balls and the second place silver
balls. These were given in both
the boys and girls' divisions.
In the semi-finals which were
held Friday, the Waynesville girls
took the Fines Creek lassies 23 to
11. The Waynesville boys dropped
their game to Fines Creek 82 to 24,
Bethel girls advanced in their game
with Canton 33 to 23. The Canton
boys took their place in the finals
by defeating Fines Creek 35 to 27.
Pos Waynes 23 Fines Creek 11
F McElroy (18) .. .J). Rogers (4)
F Messer (3) ..........F. Rogers
F Goodson (2) .......McCrary (3)
G Ledford ........,.,... .Fish
G Plott .................Rogers
G Trout .............................Sparks
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k Wayne Bramlett, Cove Creek.
Pos Bethel (32) Waynesville (24)
F Welch (16) . ..Yount (6)
F Mathis (6) ...............Henry (5)
O Long (3) ...... .....Burnett (5)
C! M. Rogers (2) ....Crawford (6)
G R. Rogers (5) Inman
Subs; Bethel, Cathey; Waynes
ville, Wyatt (2), Ledford.
Pos Bethel (33) Canton (23)
F Long (5) ...................Rogers (8)
F Bumgarner (14) ...Stewart (4)
F Mease (14) ..........Pressley (11)
G Cogburn .. ...I. Taylor
G--JFarmer .. . ...............Woodruff
G Buckner .. .. ................Robinson
Subs: Bethel, L. Mease, West
Canton, Burrell, L. Taylor.
Boys' line-up :
Pos Canton (35) Fines Creek (27)
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HAZELWOOD, N. C.
Be Held Friday;
Local Girls And Canton
Favored To Take Honors
Again This Year
The sixth annual Blue Ridge Con.
ference torunament got underway
Tuesday night on the Canton high
school court with eight teams par
ticipating in the opening round of
play. The second round was play
ed on Wednesday night with eight
teams also meeting. The semi
finals will be played on Friday
night, giving the teams a rest of
one day (today) and finish on Sat
urday. In the second round of play
which took place last night, the
Sylva girls managed to eliminate
a fighting Saluda sextet by a one
point margin, 26 to 25 in the only
girls game scheduled for the even
ing. The Bryson City lads also
managed to take their game from
Mars Hill by a one point difference,
22 to 21. Swannanoa had little
trouble defeating Saluda, the final
score being 33 to 28. The Canton
boys continued their rampage to
trounce Sylva 68 to 27.
The Waynesville girls and the
Canton boys will defend their title
which was won last year. The local
Jassies being seeded until the semi
finals and the Canton boys coming
through with two wins to place
them in the running strong.
In the opening round of play, the
Swannanoa girls handed the An
drews lassies a 34 to 22 defeat. The
Canton boys came through in fine
style against the local boys, taking
the game 33 to 13. The Canton
girls also put the power on to
trounce Mars Hill 34 to 9. In the
last game of the evening, Andrews
boys went down in defeat to Tryon,
28 to 18.
The semi-finals will be played
Friday with the first game sched
uled for 6:00 p. m., when the Swan
nanoa girls and Canton will tangle.
The second game will place Canton
boys against Tryon at 7:00. At
8:00 the local girls will see action
for the first time in the tournament
when they meet the Sylva lassies
The last contest will place Bryson
City and Swannanoa boys together
at 9:00. '
The winners of this playoff will
meet Saturday night with the girls'
game scheduled for 7:30 and the
boys following immediately after.
Trophies will be awarded to both
the first and second teams in both
the boys and girls division and in
dividual awards will be given to
the outstanding players in both
The first round of play results:
Pos Andrews 22 Swannanoa 34
F Dockery (18) ... Astley (4)
F Angel (4) ..... Lytle (14)
F -Moore ...,...-..Edwards (16)
G Best . . Carson
G Caldwell Stroupe
G Adams ' .........Blanks
Subs: Andrews, Williams, Wood;
REJOINING REDS - - By Jack Sords
. Bat Ta&Jeo Miff If
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J. D. HYATT
Pos Canton (33) Waynesville (13)
F Rhea (5) .......Yount (5)
F Fowler (8) .Henry (4)
C Clark (13) i ;.-..Milner (4)
G Hipps .. .....Crawford (1)
G Watts (2) .. .... Burnette
Subs: Canton, Phillips (3), Car
roll, Owen, Wilson (3), Burrus;
Waynesville, Wyatt, Ledford, Con
stance, Inman (1), Francis.
Pos Canton (34) Mars Hill (9)
F Pressley (8) .-. .Pender (2)
F I. Taylor (7) --.Garrison
F Stuart f 15) Ledford (7)
G Woodruff Allen
fi Robed tson .Blake
George Glamack, North Caroli
na's star basketball center, is in
the infirmary with an infected el
bow and is running a temperature.
Coach Bill Lange hopes he will
recover in time to begin practice in
preparation for the National Col
legiate tournament ' :
Hang Greenberg, of the Detroit
Tigers, reputed the top salaried
star of the major leagues, is one of
the half-dozen important players
who hasn't yet signed. However,
he is not considered a holdout.
The Boston Red Sox are the Only
club in A. L. to have three mana
gers in a single season George
Rug, Bob Unglaub, and Jimmy
McGuire in 1907. ... . The Tigers
have never finished last in the
penant race. . . . Buck Newson
beat every club in the league last
year except the Red Sox. . . .He
won five each from the Browns
and Senators, and four from the
White Sox. . . . Bob Feller won a
total of 11 games from the A's,
Senators, and Browns without
dropping a decision.
still keep him in the second high
est paid man in baseball and also
keep up his record of never get
ting to camp on time.
Less Steers, University of Ore
gon, realized the dream of every
Crabtree Takes 2
Crabtree ended their season with
two wins over Cullowhee Monday
night, March 10. The 'firls de
feated Cullowhee 25 to 13 to win
their first game of the season.
The Crabtree girls took the lead in
the opening minutes and held it
throughout the game. Hogan set
the pace with 10 points, and was
followed by Ferguson and Tate
with 6 each.
The boys game was nip and
tuck affair until the last period, in
which Crabtree nosed ahead to
win 29 to 24. The scoring attack
was led by Crawford, of Crabtree,
who accounted for 12 points and
Ross also of Crabtree who bagged
10 points. Diets, of Cullowhee,
played outstanding ball and scored
10 of the 24 points.
The girls line-up:
Pos Crabtree Cullowheo
F Tate (6) ...Lovedoll (5)
G Hogan (10) I. Bishop (6)
F S. Bryson (2) ............ Crome (3)
G Jolley . .....Hooper
G J. Bryson J. Bishop
G McElroy .. ............ ..... .Stevens
Subs; Crabtree, Ferguson (6),
Glance 11), Mcdfotd, Ledford and
Cullowhee, Prcsseley,- Garretv,
Pos Crabtree Cul'owhca
F Crawford (12) ...... ...Dietz 10)
F Fulbright (1, ........ Tiltoy (2)
O Ross (10) .............E. Crawford
G Milner (3) ...R. Crawford (4)
G Sutton .. ..Andrews
Plan To Promote
Hunting - Fishing
The Haywood County Hunters
and Fishers' Association, a unit
of the North Carolina Hunters' and
Fishers' Association, sponsored a
public meeting at the court house
on Thursday evening.
The main feature of the program
was an illustrated lecture by Ross
Stevens, State Game Specialist, of
Raleigh. Felix Stovall, president
of the association, presided.
Following the lecture by Mr.
Stevens, an open forum was con
ducted by Dan Furr, of Asheville,
president of the North Carolina
Hunters' and Fishers' Association.
Among those participating in
the forum were; E. L. Meadows,
of Asheville, district biologist; J.
C. Lynn, county agent; Chas. E.
Ray, Jr., member of the State Board
of Conservation and Development;
M. H. Bowles, Frank Davis, W. A.
Bradley, T. N. Massie, Jr., of
Sylva, and others.
A number of the farmers and
land owners in the county also took
part in the discussion, centering for
the most part around the propa
gation of qail in Haywood county.
Following the meeting Mr. StOV
all appointed a committee to meet
and consult with Mr. Stevens for
the purpose of outlining plans for
a program of game propagation
to be undertaken by the association.
high jumper to top the "ceiling1"
of emil feet. Less cleared the
bar 7 feet and inch during an
exhibition before 8,000 spectators
gathered to watch the Oregon
Oregon State basketball game.
Joe Boland, football line coach
at Notre Dame since 1934, ac
cepted a position as assistant
coach to A. H. Elward, athletic
director and coach at Purdue Unl-;
Billy Soose, ex-collegiate "pretty
boy" who suddenly turned killer,
will get a crack at Ken Overlin's
middleweight crown May 9 by vir
tue of his magnificent perform
ance over Ernie Vich, the "iron
man," in Madison Square Garden,
tfPIBD o a'FAST BALL OFTEN
TtRf 100 MILES AN HOUR.4
SIGNAL FORFULL POWER.
Tom Yawkey. the so-fabulously
wealthy owner of the Boston Red
Soxs, has spent exactly $4,280,
612 in eight years on the club.
Ist season Yawkey's only ont-
Rtjindine nurchase was Don Di
Maggio, whose price tag read
F Rhea (15) Kirkpatrick (11)
F Fowler (6) B. Williams (3)
C Clark (4) J. Messer (5)
G Hipps (6) .H. Messer (2)
G Burrus ....T. McElroy (3)
Subs: Canton, Phillips (4) Watts;
Fines Creek, L. Kirk (3).
. Finals .
Girls' line-up: :
Pos Bethel (30) Waynesville (13)
F Long (8) McElroy (9)
F Bumgarner (4) Messer (2)
F Mease (18) Goodson
G Cogburn ..Xedford
G Farmer . Plott
G Buckner . .. ..Trout
Subs: BetheL West; Waynesville,
Sheehan (2), Bryson.
p09Canton (34) Bethel (25)
F Rhea (12) Welch (7)
F Fowler (6) ". M. Rogers (10)
C Clark (4) -Long (3)
G Hipps (10) .Cathey
G Watts o?ers
Subs: BetheL Hardin (2), Mathis
(3), Sayles; Canton, Burrus (2).
College ; boxers from all parts
of the country will participate in
the seventh annual tournament of
of the National Collegiate Athletic
association at Pennsylvania State
College, March 27, 28 and 29.
Di Maggio, it is reported, has at
last ended his holdout and com
promised for $35,000. This will
G Smathers Willis
Subs: Canton, Morgan, Reeves
(4), Odiear, L. Taylor, Burrell;
Mars HilL Brown, Anderson, Rob
Pos Andrews (18) Tryon (26)
F Tucker (18) ...Jackson (9)
F Ballard (2) .Beatson
C Lunsford (6) Vining (5)
G Curtis (3) - -.Green (12)
G Parker .Melton (Z)
Subs: Andrews, Grant (2), Mc
Naily, Baker. (
Second round of play last night:
Sylva girls 26, Saluda 25.
Bryson City toys 22, Mars Hill 21.
Swannanoa boys 33, Saluda 28. j
Canton boys 68, Sylva 27.
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