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Wednesday, April 19, 1950
THE DAILY NEBRASKAN
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To Give MusEiers 6-3 Isin
By Kimon Karabatsos
(Sports Editor, Daily Nebraskan)
Coach Tony Sharpe's hard-hitting batters pounded
out a 6-3 victory over the Kansas State Wildcats Tues
day afternoon in the first of a two game series and took
over the lead of the Big Seven conference baseball race
by a half game over idle Oklahoma.
Ray Mladovich, Bill Denker
and Harlan Powley totted the
big bats for Nebraska each hit
ting a home run. No one was
on when the round-trippers were
The Husker's number one
moundsman Lin Vrbka allowed
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b a c k to the f
the air. Perk
tabbed for 11
hits also, but
put five Ne
In the first
side in order, getting two strike
outs and making Hank Specht
ground out to Hobe Hayes.
Score in First
Nebraska scored their first run
on one of baseballs oddities. After
Hayes had flied out to left, Bob
Diers hit a pop up in front of
the plate and made it to sec
ond as the Wildcat defenders al
lowed the ball to drop amongst
Grogan was walked and Bob
Cerv struck out before Denker
drove in Diers. Tom Novak went
K-S Takes Lead
Kansas State came back in
the second to take the lead on
three hits and a sacrifice, scor
ing two runs. Their lead was
short lived as the power of
Husker batters began to show.
Powley flied out to center be
fore Mladovich sent the little
ball over left field to tie the
game. Hayes lived on first and
went to second on a passed ball
and scored on Bog Grogan's hit.
The Aggies went down in order
in the top half of the third.
Denker sent the ball over the
fence for Nebraska's second cir
cuit clout. Powley connected for
the other third inning hit be
' fore the side was retired.
Vrbka allowed only one pop
single in the fourth as Carr got
his second hit for tha day again
the Wildcats failed to score.
Vrbka opened the fourth for
Nebraska wit ha single and Hayes
followed with a "walk. Diers hit
into a double play to quelch a
Husker rally and then Grogan
flied out to second.
Neither team scored in the
The Wildcats pounded out two
safetys in the sixth before Vrbka
settled down to retire the side.
Seven Records In Danger At
Kansas Relays; Jays Favored
T.A VtTRFWIF! fVlO Amnrinan
record and seven Kansas Relays
standards will be imperiled here
Saturday when top track ath
letes from the Southwest and
Midwest unravel the twenty
fifth annual show at 1:15 p. m.
in Memorial stadium.
Kansas, the host school, will
be involved in a three-cornered
clash with Michigan and Texas
A & M, in a co-feature of the
meet's most brDlant baton field,
the Four-Mile relay.
The Jayhawks, y th Pat Bow
ers, their terrific half-milor, con
tributing a 4:16 No. 3 carry,
smashed the Texas Relays rec
ord to bits two weeks ago, with
a blazing 17:20.9 performance.
Illinois' old mark was 17:40.1.
4.S Seconds Off
It should be noted that Rill
Easton's troupe was only :04.8
seconds off the American record
of 17:16.1 hung up by Indiana's
iron-legged foursome of Mel
Trutt, Jimmy Smith, Tom Deck
ard and Don Lash, at the 1937
Penn Relays. The Kansas' per
formance also was far under
their own Relay carnival mark
of 17:37.8, which that same Illi
nois team of Bill Gould, H .C.
Garrison, Bob Woolsey, and Paul
Evans erected here in 1931.
' There is only one older record,
Cy Leland's :9.4 figure in the
100, on the Mt. Oread books.
And the Jayhawks figure to do
better. Anchor-man Bob Karnes,
one of the nation's better milers,
traveled only 4:20.8 in the anchor
leg at Texas. Under pressure it
is a good bet he can better his
all-time low of 4:16.5.
He probably will be obliged to
do so Saturday if the Jayhawks
are to win. Running anchor for
Michigan will be Don Ewen, the
nation's premier sophomore dis
tance ace. The young Wolverine
already has kayoed records in a
march through the Big Ten In
door season. He set a new con
ference standard of 9:07.2 for the
Two-Mile and bettered even this
in a dual against Wisconsin with
a V:08. performance. He
thumped Don Gehrmann, Wis
consin's great two-time NCAA
mile king, 200 yards in the
Western conference cross-country
chase last fall.
Running in front of him will
be two more sophomores, Charles
Whiteaker and Aaron Gordon,
and a senior, Justin Williams, all
capable hands. The latter wan
fourth in the Big Ten Indoor
Two-Mile. Whiteaker was third
Nebraska's last home run came
off the bat of Powley as he sent
the pellet over the center field
fence. Mladovich struck out and
Reitmeier forced the next two
batters to ground out to short.
Vrbka was a little wild in the
seventh as he vllowed two run
ners to get to first on balls.
Schumaker grounded out to
Hayes. Dave Bremner was safe
on first with a single and then
went to second on Cerv's error.
Reitmeier barely caught the
ball on the end of his bat to get
a fluke double into left field to
score Bremner from second.
Bob Remner grounded, out to
third and Scannell and Specht
walked. Vrbka forced Johnson
to fly out to short The seventh
produced one run for the Wild
cats and ended their scoring for
Coach Tony Sharpe's crew
NU Tennis Squad
Bows flo K-Stafe
By Bob Banks
(Staff 8porU Writer)
The Cornhusker racketmen
found the flavoring of their open
ing tennis contest a little bitter
They were forced to their
knees by a determined band of
Kansas State Wildcats who won
six out of seven matches to rec
ord a final score of 6-1.
A handicap to both- squads
was the state of the weather
which forced all matches but
one to be played in the limited
quarters of the Coliseum.
Victories in Singles
The Kansans took a unanimous
verdict in the singles event by
emerging victorious in all five
matches. They simply clawed
they way to the win column with
their slashing services, arrow
straight shots, and slamming vol
leys. Among the Huskers looking
best in the singles were Andy
Bunten and Bob Radin.
Bunten won his first set and
put up a strong argument for the
other two. His service is im
proving and he- possesses a sharp
forehand. Only a sophomore,
Bunten could make a name for
himself in tennis before he hangs
up his racket.
Bob Radin also put up a good
in the half.
The Cadets will be anchored
by J. D. Hampton, the South
west's top distance horse, who
turned a 4:15.0 closing leg
against Kansas at Austin. They
own two other capable milers
in Julian Herring and John Gar
many. Here are the other Relay
marks which are even bets to
feel the axe:
G le n n Cunningham Mile
4:10.1. Don Gehrmann, Wis
consin, 1949 and Blaine
Rldeoat, North Texas State,
High jump 4-8 3l(. Bob Wal
Broad Jump ?5-4i- Ed Gor
don, Iowa, 1931.
Pole vault 14-2. Beefus Bry
an, Texas, 1939.
Mile relay 3:15.8. Texas A&M
(Don Cordon, Erwin Bilder-
f-Qk, Kay Hoi brook, Art
University Sprint Medley
3:25.2. Indiana (Roy Coch
rane, Panl Riley, Bob Bur
nett, Campbell Kane) 1941.
Oklahoma A & M, with Har
old Tarrant at archor, rambled
3:24.9 in the Sprint Medley to
win at Texas, even though Tar
rant Tan a comparatively slow
1:54.1 closing half. Oklahoma's
world record is 3:23.0.
Rice, with Tom Cox smoking
a brilliant :46.5 anchor leg, ran
3:14.5, to snap the Mile Relay
record at Texas. This is :01.1
under the current Kansas stand
ard. Owls Favored
The Owls will be pressed by
the same fleet foes that dogged
them at Austin, Oklahoma, Texas
A it M, and Oklahoma A 6c M,
How sorely the Glenn Cun
ningham Mile mark is threat-
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connected for two hits and a
run in their half of the seventh.
Grogan pounded out a triple and
Cerv batted him, in with a double.
Denker walked and then the side
.Nebraska stopped a K-State
rally in the eighth with a double
play. Schumacher went to first
after he was hit by a pitched
ball and D. Bremner hit into a
double Grogan to Hayes to
The Huskers went down in
order there' last time at bat.
The top half of the ninth
brought a little trouble to
Sharpe's nine. Mayer flied out
for Reitmeier before B. Bremner
was safe on first Scannell was
safe on a fielder's choice as No
vak pegged Bremner out at second.
Specht flied out to Vibka to
end the game.
Denker led the hitters with two
hits on three official times at
bat. Diers and Powley each con
nected on two for four.
Johnson' and D. Bremner also
hit two for four.
The two teams will meet again
this afternoon on the local dia
mond. Game time has been set
for 3 p. m.
bid for his match before finally
succumbing. He may be the key
to the Husker hopes for this year
if he kepes improving as steadily
for the remainder of the year as
he has during the early work
outs. The Slezak squad had better
treatment in the doubles. They
took one match to force the
Wildcats to accept a tie in this
The men turning in the win
ning performance for Nebraska
were Radin and Jerry Mage3.
They were in the driver's seat
all the way, taking the nod in
two straight sets. The two men
work well together and have
good timing and coordination for
so early in the season. They also
defeated an Alumni team last
Saturday to post the Husker's
only victory in that contest.
The Huskers need not feel too
badly over the rough handling
accorded them by Kansas State.
The Kansans have been estab
lished as one of the favorites for
Big Seven honors. They have a
team star-studded with sopho
mores who. will 'be even more
dangerous in the next two years.
After the matches were over
Coach Slezak was still quite well
satisfied with the overall show
ing of his men. They have been
ened will depend on how hard
Wisconsin's great Don Gehrmann
is pushed. The defending cham
pion has broken that figure four
times, the latest being the 4:09.5
in the Bankers Mile.
Top favorite in a brilliant hieh
jump field will be Kansas State's '
Virgil Severns. He beat the pres
ent Kansas Relays record by a
fraction at Texas with a leap of
Denver's Jerome Biffle is the
major threat to Gordon's ancient .
broad jump mark. He spanned
25-7 at the Colorado Invita
tional Indoor trials two weeks
fltfn This ia S Inrhps hpvnnH the i
present Mt. Oread mark. Biffle
will have to be at his best to
beat such worthies as Herb Hos
kins of Kansas State, and Okla
homa A 8c M's John Voight.
Bill Carroll, of Oklahoma, and
Minnesota's Harry Cooper, de
fending Relays pole vault kings,
will at least graze Bryan's stand
ard. They both hit 14-0 here
last year and Carroll has done
an inch better.
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Water BB Playoffs
Get Under Way
Wednesday marks the opening
play in the 1950 Water Basket
ball playoffs with ten teams
competing for the top honors. A
little deviation has been intro
duced into the playoffs than what
was previously printed.
Two teams will vie for the
Independent championship and
eight other teams will clash in a
tourney of their own. The win
ners of the two will battle for
the All-University honors of
At 9:30 p. m. Wednesday the
Student Union and the Lilies
clash for the Independent cham
pionship. The game will be the
last of five playoff contests to
night. Betas vs. Delts
Beta The ta Pi and Delta Tau
Delta inau!urate the playoffs at
7:15 p. m. followed at 7:50 p. m.
by the tussle between Phi Delta
Theta and Phi Kappa Psi. At
8:25 p. m. the Alpha Gamma
Rho's meet Sigm& Alpha Epsilon
and at 9:00 p. m. Sigma Nu faces
the Presbyterian Student House.
The semi-finals of the eight
team tourney will be played on
Monday, April 24, following the
Meet preliminaries. The winner
of the SAE-AGR contest will
face the winner of the Beta
Deit battle, and the winner of
the Phi Delt-Fhi Psi struggle will
oppose the victor of the Sig Nu
Finalj of the eight team tour
ney will be held on Wednesday,
April 26, following the Interde
nominational Swimming finals,
and the All-U finals and cham
pionship game will be on Wed
nesday, May 3.
The ten teams were chosen by
where they placed in the leagues
of regular season play.
The two Independent teams
were chosen to vie for the Inde-
crippled all the way through by
having to be indoors. Kansas
State was just too big a bite for
Nebraska on their first time out.
The Huskers will continue their
rough schedule this week when
they travel to Topeka for a dual
with Washburn; on Saturday
they will be guests of the Mis
souri. Both Washburn and Mis
souri have tough teams.
Roger Coad (KS) but Curran (N) -3,
Kip Williams (KS) beat Redman (N)
5- l. 6-1.
Ken Sktlton KS) beat Radin (N) 8-6.
Jim Neumann(KS) beat Bunten (N)
6-8, 6-2, 6-1.
Don Upson (KS) beat Mages ,(N) 6-1,
Cod-Williams (KS) beat Curraa-Bun-ten
(N) 6-3, 6-4.
Radln-lfagee (N) beat Neumann-Sksl-
ton (K8) 6-0. 6-3.
They're Triple -
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Brown uppers and fall leather lining nan I
What husky, long-wearing, good-looking
shoe these Bostonians are! And plain-to comfort
means extra ease, every step of the way.
Jim Buchanan, your campus representative
will be In Miller's tteo departments for
men (rhoms and furnishings) oil day Sat
urday to help you In your selections
THE COLLEGE MAN'S QUALITY SHOP . . .
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Top Two Teams
From what was left, the top
two teams from each of the three
leagues were chosen and the two
best of the third place teams.
From league I are the Phi
Delts, Betas, and Sig Alphs, all
finishing in a first place tie with
a 4-1 record.
From league II are the Sig Nu's
with a 5-0 record, the Phi Psi's
with a 4-1, and Delta Tau with
From league III come the
AGR's with a record of 4-2 and
Presby House with 3-3.
Intramural softball opened
with a bang Monday evening
with nine games inaugurating
Ted Kanamine lined a home
run with a mate aboard in the
first inning in the Student
Union's first contest to give the
Union a 2-0 lead over the City
YMCA, but they couldn't hold
it and lost a close one, 5-6. The
Y men came right back in the
first with two runs of their own
when Union pitcher Eddie Mi
yahara forced two men in from
third on bases on balls. A run
in the third gave them the lead
and they never fell behind.
Sigma Gamma Epsilon had
things all their own way Mon
day as they walloped A.S.M.E.
by the score of 10-0. Due to
the unavailability of the score
books today, further details of
the contest were not to be had.
Tomorrow's paper will carry a
full account of all games not
presented in full in today's issue.
The Interdenomination de
fending champions, InterVarsity,
kept on the winning track by
handing the University YMCA a
Other Denom contests saw the
Lutherans smacking the Meth
odists, 9-2, and the Baptists up
setting Newman Club by the
score of 8-7.
Preby House went on a scor
ing spree in trouncing Cotner
House by the score of 20-9.
Seven errors marred the play of
both teams, Cotner getting their
nine runs on only two hits. The
Presbys' batting eye was not
stilled, however, as they banged
out 21 safeties.
Al Short and Bob Shuler were
the hitting stars for the winners,
getting five for five and four for
M Ml I If V.
, 111-1 ,i
THE ME VJS"
Coach Franklin's Golfers
Defeat K-State in Opener
By Ira Epstein
(Staff Sports Writer)
The acid test for Coach Marvin Franklin's young
golfers proved a success yesterday as the Cornhuskera
defeated Kansas State, 10-8 on the Hillcrest greens.
Thi3 is Franklin's first year at the helm of the golf
team. With an all sophomore team consisting of Joe
Gilford, Lincoln; Dick Spangler,
Lincoln; Al Blessing, Ord; and
Doug Dale, Ord, things will be
looking bright in the Husker
camp for the next few years.
In the individual matches yes
terday Dick Atkinson of Kansas
defeated Gifford, 2-V4; Bob
Batt of Kansas downed Spangler,
2-; Doug Dale shut out Mike
Miers, Kansas, 3-0; and Blessing
and Bob Funk of Kansas hit a
deadlock with 1V4-1.
In the team pairings, the
Husker team of Gifford and
Spangler tied the Kansas team of
Athkinson and Batt, 1VW; and
the team of Blessing and Dale
snowed under Kansas' Funk and
Today the golfers are traveling
to Omaha to meet the Crelghton
On April 21 the golfers will
again hit the road and journey
to Topeka to meet Washburn; on
the 22nd, they will be in Law
rence to vie with Kansas; on the
26th Omaha University will
tangle on the Lincoln greens; on
the 28th, the golfers will again
travel, this time to Salina, Kan
sas, to meet Kansas Wesleyan;
and on April 29, they will meet
Kansas State at Manhattan.
Busy During May
The golfers will also have a
busy schedule during the month
of May. May 1, Creighton will
come to Lincoln; on the 6th, Iowa
State will be in Lincoln and on
the 9th, Kansas is slated to be in
On May 12 and 13, the Huskers
will again travel, meeting Okla
homa, Colorado and Colorado
College at Colorado Springs.
The golfers will play host to
the Big Seven Conference teams
on May 19 and 20th as they con
clude the spring golfing season.
Balk Rule Difficult
For Umps, Players
There wiU be a lot of balks
called on the pitchers during this
major league season if the spring
training and first day's contests
are any indication.
Hereafter when listening to a
radio announcer broadcasting the
game it will have to be "here's
the stretch, here's the pause,
here's the pitch," as that one
second intermission between the
stretch and the pitch is going to
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At 'O' Banquet
NORMAN. L a r g e s t crowd
ever to see the annual "O" club
banquet sponsored each year by
the University of Oklahoma
sports lettermen's club is ex
pected for the 1950 session May
16 at the Skirvin Hotel in Okla
Frank Leahy, coach of the No
tre Dame footbaU team that
plays a two-game series in 1952
and 1953 with Coach Bud Wil
kinson's Oklahoma squad, Will
be the principal speaker,
be very important
Some pitchers who have been
throwing for years and paying
little attention to the pause arc
going to find it difficult to con
centrate on the brief stop.
It looks like the umpires are in
for a rough season, as every tima
they call a balk the pitcher ia
going to yelp that he is the vic
tim fit a fast count. The second
hand is going to be as important
as second base.
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