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THE MOUNTAINEER'S SPORT PAGE
Edited by Marion T. Bridges
Drop Game To
Ecusta, 14 to 8
The Hazelwood Manufacturers
failed to overcome the 3-run first
inning rally of Ecusta here Sat
urday afternoon, and went down in
a 14 to 8 defeat in the second game
of the season.
Jack Alexander, athletic director
for Ecusta led his team in hits,
getting a triple and three singles
in four trips to the plate.
Wright led Hazelwood, getting
four hits in five time at bat.
Hazelwood got 11 hits against
The Manufacturers were credited
with only one error, while Ecusta
made three. ;
Score; R H E
Ecusta .. ...302 302 220 14 20 3
Hazelwood 101 301 002 8 11 1
Whittaker, Galloway, Gibson and
Wyatt, Riddle; Holsenbach, Put
nam and Wyatt.
Sayles aBleacheries came from
behind last Saturday to down the
Champion "Y" club of the Indus
trial League, 8-6.
The game, played at Sayles,
found the Canton outfit scoring all
its runs in the first inning. Sayles
although outhit by 148, finished
in front. Fowler got five for five,
and Finch two for four.
Moore, Rogen and
Capps and Cunningham.
R H E
...6 14 2
.....8 8 3
BALFOUR HANDED 21 TO 7
SETBACK BY BEACON MILLS
Led by Q. Martin with a homer,
four doubles, and a single in seven
trips to the plate, Beacon Mills
swamped Balfour Mills, 21 to 7,
in an Industrial League baseball
game at Balfour last Saturday.
Balfour was sorely handicapped
by the absence of its star pitcher,
Hannett, who was benched with a
Score; R H E'
Beacon . .173 026 01121 21 1
Balfour . .112 012 0007 13 8
Rhymer and Burrells, Nichols;
Ashej Bentley, Griffin and Stansell.
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i Athletic Grounds In
Concrete Seats Being Built
In Stadium; Ball Diamond
In Tip-Top Shape This Year
The last of th fnnrreif will he
poured this week-end to complete (
the all-concrete stadium at the ath-1
letic field at the High School
Work has been underway several
weeks in tearinar out the wooden
seats and replacing them with con
The ligrht Doles have been moved
from the football field in readi
ness for Softball, and baseball.
The diamond is now rated as the
best in Western Carolina. PnrmiH.
erable work has been done on the
grounds, and the infield is as smooth
as concrete, according to g. E.
Weatherbv. athletic director, who
has been looking after the grounds.
The Hazelwood baseball team has
been practicing daily on the dia
mond and nave found it much bet
ter than last year. ,
Winning the i.jston Marathon
"Waynesville Black Gianta." a
colored baseball team composed of
20 members was recently organ
ized here. Although thev hava
not played any yet they have been
practicing bard and faithfully for
over five weeks and are anxious
to book any engagements.
1 ney are to have a meeting
sometime this week and elect the
necessary officials and s-et thine
straightened out in general.
i Heir new uniforms which are
blue and gray, were donated to
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' Leslie Pawson, of Pawtucket, R. I., crosses the finish line to win the
' 45th annual Boston Athletic Association marathon for the third time.
At right an official prepares to crown Pawson with the traditional
laurel wreath. Pawson, who also won in 1933 and 1938, took two hours
and a half for the run of 26 miles 385 yards.
Softball Teams Begin
To Limber Up Joints
mark for the year to .387.
Commissioner Soc Chakales an
nounced recently the annual state
semi-pro baseball tournament
would be held in Raleigh June 27
ENKA WINS OVER TRYON 15-11
With Munday rapping out two
home runs to bring in four mark
ets, Enka rolled over Tryon last
Saturday at Tryon, 16 to 11 in an
Industrial League baseball game.
Score: R H E
Enka .. 15 21 2
Tryon 11 20 2
Case, Cooper, Gudger and Mun
day; Wilson, Ward and Arledge. '
In a recent track meet Chase
Brenizer, of Davidson, set a new
state broad jump record of 22
feet, 5 inches and Gene Shan
non, a teammate, established a new
South Carolina mark in pole vault
ing by clearing the bar at 11 feet
the 1936 Olympic trials. Mel
Walker has a 6 foot 10 inch mark
submitted to the A. A. U. for recognition.
National league pitchers hurled
82 shutouts last year compared
with 61 whitewashings for Amer
ican league moundsmen.
Les Steers, University of Ore
gon, recently leaped 6 feet 10 25
32nd inches to better the world out
door high jumping record. The
previous mark was 6 feet 9
inches, jointly set by : Comeljus
Johnson, Compton Junior college,
and Dave Albritton, of Ohio, in
Edgar Smith, portly southpaw
pitcher of the Chicago White Sox,
makes a habit of beating the
Browns and he did it again, 2 to 1,
doling out only three hits.
The EI Paso club of the Arizona
Texas league has the tallest pitch
er in organized baseball this year
h Dcveu-iuot uiyae Watkins,
A little yellow dosr will chase
anything that runs. It is some
thing to remember when people
have you scared. Buff alo News.
TAX OR AX
In balancing the budsret the bier
question is whether to Use more
tax or more ax. Norfolk Virginian-Pilot.
them by several firms in town
interested in the formation of
their club, have arrived and the
boys are 'raring to play and show
their new wearing apparel.
Tentative plans are to play the
strong Sylva team here Monday at
3:30 on the Waynesville high
The several teams of the local
Softball league have been putting
in good time practicing during the
past few weeks, preparing for the
opening date, which has been ten
tatively set for May 20th.
The schedule committee expect
to meet again this week and com
plete the schedule for the season.
The committee is composed of E.
C Wagenfeld, C. E. Weatherby,
and George Bischoff.
Some of the teams are buying
new uniforms for the season, and
indications ' are that tnm naUHnn
between the teams of the two
leagues will be stiffer than last
To Plav RoIf
Balfour MUls wiH J
local field here Saf,,.jl
the third game W
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Balfour lost to Beacoi
oaturuay z to 7. The
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Other games for this
Enka at Beacon.
Sayles at Tryoii.
Canton at Enka.
Enka ..... . 2
Ecusta . ....... o
Champion "Y" ...'i
Hazelwood .. .. n
Balfour .. ..... n
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which after imprinting
appeared, or have been
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out 01 sight. Locke.
The Christ School tennis team
blanked Brevard college, 5 to 0,
last Saturday. The final doubles
contest between Hancock and J,
C. Duffie of Christ School and
Givenson and Squires of Brevard
was called because of darkness
with the score knotted at a set
all and the games 9-all in the
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The Chicago White Sox farmed
out four pitchers this week Ed
Weiland and Orville Jorgens to
Milwaukee in the American Asso
ciation, and Warren Martin and
Clyde Umstead to Waterloo, Iowa,
in tne ihree Eye League.
Nick Etten. former Baltimom
Or jole, who is playing first base for
the Philadelphia Phillies this mm. "I
son, got off to a flying start in !
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iionai League season Opened. Et
ten clouted a home run in the
third inning of the" Phils' game
witn Boston Bees.
Spaulden Underwood, Prop.,
Waynesville, N. C.
Stump & Coal son, Prop.
Waynesville, N. C.
FULLER'S REPAIR SHOP
Factory & N. Main Sts.
Waynesville, N. C.
NORMAN'S SERVICE STATION
Derry Norman, Prop.
Hazelwood, N. C.
THOMPSON MOTOR CO.
Canton, N. C.
GOODSON MOTOR CO.
Canton, N. C.
DON HARKINS GARAGE
.-, Canton, N. C.
OUt a 7 t.n R vifnrv ava rininAn
in a Southern conference baseball
game, joe Grugan pitched a six
hit game for South Carolina. It
was Grugan's. fourth; straight
victory, and his two singles in five
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wines hi Dac Drought his batting
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Slugging outfielder of the Detroit
Tigers, Hank Greenberg leaves
Harper Hospital in Detroit after a
medical examination that may take
him off the diamond. Examination
confirmed his local board 1-A selec
tive service classification. Hank
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Money Saved - - with
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QUALITY PRODUCTS SINCE 1853
Woolsey Paints have been endowed with all that th
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wear, economy and washability. u'
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Mops of All Types
Lawn H rooms
1 signed this year for $40,000.
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