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Sunday, May 14, 1950
THE DAILY NEBRASKAN
' Press Box
By Kimon Karabatsos.
(8uorta Editor, Daily Nebraskan)
This is Big Seven week on the
University of Nebraska campus.
Friday and Saturday will bring
the largest number of students
from Big SeverT schools ever to
convene at Nebraska.
Approximately 350 athletes,
coaches and trainers will be on
hand for the 22 annual Big Seven
Track and Field championships
to be held irt Memorial Stadium
May 19-20. , . .
Besides being one of the
largest fields, it will be one of
the greatest. Seven conference
records have been bettered In
competition this spring and if
the weather-man is good to us,
i T7r zrrjimiMmmmik fi
In their first game on Friday
the Cyclones slipped passed by
the Huskers. 7-5.
They were forced to come from
behind in order to accomplish
the job. The score was tied at
6-all going into the ninth.
Third baseman Bill Denker got
a free pass to first base. Tom
Novak also drew a walk but Har
lan Powley forced Denker at
third. Ray Mladovich went down
on strikes. Linus Vrbka also took
a third strike but Cyclone Catch
er Ray Stewart dropped the ball
and then overthrew first, Novak
crossed the plate on the error.
This gave Nebraska a 6-5 lead
when the Iowans came up for
the turn at bat in the bottom of
Ken Johnson1' drew a bead on
Vrbka's first pitch of the inning
and hit it all the way for a
round tripper. This tied the score
up. Wayne Ford drew a walk
and went to third on a single.
He scored on a single by Relief
Pitcher Gene Hackbarth. This
gave Iowa State their 7-6 vic
The Cornhuskers broke the
scoring column in the first on
Bob Grogan's fielders choice and
Bob Cerv's double. Nebraska got
another in the third when Hobe
The University of Colorado
tennis -team blanked the Husker
squad 7-0 in a Big Seven tennis
meet last i naay ai couiuer, 010.
The Nebraska netmen were
simply out or tneir ciass ana
were unable to cope with the
ferocious onslaught of 'the Buf
faloes. This was their second
consecutive defeat. The last oie
was at the hands of the Kansas
Jayhawks. The Huskers hold a
conference decision over Iowa
State and a non-conference win
over Kansas Wesleyan. Coach
Slezak and his squad will close
the season this Friday and Sat
urday when they play host to the
other Big Seven schools for the
conference tennis meet in Lin
coln. Results of the Colorado-Nebraska
Peu Arendrup (C) defeated Bob Radln
(N. 6-6. 6-3.
Bob Aacell (C) defeated Jamie Curran
Scott 8mlth C) defeated Andy Bunten
N) 6-1, 7-5.
Peta Cook (C) defeated Jeff Del ton
N) 6-1. 6-4.
Anil Yagnlk (C) defeated Jerry Magee
N 6-0, 6-0.
Cook and Yagnlk (C) defeated Magee
Bod Radln N 6-4, 6-2.
Lipton and Aacell (C) defeated Bun
ten and Curran N, 6-3, 4-6, 7-5.
Alice Marble won the United
States tennis championship four
An estimated 100 million fans
a year witness Softball games in
the U. S.
National forest in the U. S.
contain about 10,000 miles of
Golf caddies earn about $70
Brandenburg Hurls No-Hitter as.
Sig Chi's Win; Phi Delts Drop Nil's
By Bill Mondell
Assistant Sports Editor.)
Darrell Braundenburg of Sig
ma Chi pitched a near-perfect,
no-hit, no-run ball game Friday
night as the unbeaten Sig Chi's
advanced to the second round of
the fraternity Softball playoffs.
Brandenburg faced only 20 men
in the six inning contest that saw
Pi Kappa Phi on the short end of
a 0-7 score.
Only one Pi Kap got as far as
third base after getting to first
on an error and only one other
got as far as first base. Bran
denburg sent ten of the losing
batters down via the strikeout
. A five-run outburst by the
victorious Chi's in the first frame
sewed-up the . contest Duane
Deitering on the mound for the
Pi Kaps allowed but four safeties
to the winners, but several walks
.hurt the losers' cause. One of
the four blows was a first in
ning home-run by lead-off man
rht Delts Repeat.
Sigma Chi's opponent-to-be in
the second round. Phi Delta
Theta. won a 4-1 decision Fri
day over Sigma Nu. The win
was the second over Sigma Nu
for the Phi Delts who own a 6-4
victory in regular season compe
tition. Paul Blumer hurled six-hit
ball for the Phi Delts and al
lowed the only Sig Nu run in
the fifth frame after the winners
had chalked-up two in the
Lyle Altman. on the mound for
the Nu's, did even better as far
as hits were concerned, giving
up enly four to the Phi Delt
sluggers. The winners bunched
their four while the Sig Nu's
could never collect in the
clinches. Roesar of the Nu's was
the top hitter of the contest, get
ting two out of three.
PI Over Phi.
Delta Sigma Pi cut off a last
inning rally by the Delta Sigma
Phi'i Friday to earn a 6-4 ball
Hays scored on a fielders choice,
passed ball, an infield out and
an error in the Cyclone infield.
Denker singled in the fourth
and Novak did his bit with a
home run which picked up two
By Kimon Karabatsos.
Scottsbluff, Mitchell, Arapa
hoe and Taylor and Hildreth
walked off with the individual
class champienships Saturday
afternoon at the 48th ' annual
State High School track and field
meet held in Memorial Stadium.
Outside of Taylor and Hildreth
tying for first in Class D, the
closest race for the trophy came
in Class A where Scottsbluff
edged past Lincoln and Omaha
Lincoln High school's Brien
Hendrickson was the outstanding
individual track performer of the
meet, capturing first in the 100
and 220 besides pulling his mile
relay team to a victory in the
Hoppy McCue of Arapahoe led
IState Nebraska Box Scores
5 2 2 2
10 0 0
4 0 0 0
5 0 2 2
5 3 4 0
3 12 1
4 3 4 0
5 2 10 0
2 10 4
ab h o a
4 0 0 5
4 1 4
5 2 10 1
4 3 0
3 2 2
4 0 3
0 0 0
Mlart lch lb
f 1 0 0
0 0 0 0
4 2 0 0
Totals 39 13 25 9 Totals 39 13 27 15
FnM walked for Sennewald In ninth.
Burgess singled for Stewart In ninth,
Burt ran for Burgess in ninth.
One out when winning run scored.
Nebraska '. ... 101 200 101 6
Iowa Stat 200 120 0027
R Hays. Grogan, Cerv. Denker. Novak
2. Henely, Stone, McLeun, Johnson 2.
Ford. Stewart. E Hays. Grown, Denk
er. Henely, Johnson. Stewart. JiBi
Grogan, Cerv, Novak 2. McLeun 2, John
son. Guernsey, Stewart, Singley. Hack
barth 2B cerv 2. McLean. 3B MCLeun,
Singley. HR Novak. Johnson. McLeua.
SB McLeun. 8 Vrbka. Guernsey. DP
Henely to McLeun to Guernsey. Left Ne
braska 13, Iowa State 12. BB Off
Vrbka 5 Singley 1. Hackbarth 3. SO
By Vrbka 3. Singley 4, Hackbarth 3.
HO Singley 11 In 7 Innings, Hackbarth
2 in 2. WP Singley. Winner Hackbarth.
Loser Vrbka. U Fish and Knox. A
2,100. T 2:10.
Court 1 Ohlhelser, Ind. vs. Barrett,
Court 2 Wright, Ind. vs. Lebsock,
Court 3 Becker, TX vs. carrou. iu.
Court 4 Pr.nc. Slg Chi vs. Dennis,
Court 5 Partridge, Phi Gam vs. Good-
Court a Anderson, Slg Chi vs. Thomp
Court 1 Bradley, 6AE vs. Gerhardt,
Court 2 Herse, Delta Slg vs. Flcke,
Court 3 McMahon, Phi Delt vs. Par
Court 4 Greer, Beta vs. Rogers, Slg
game and advance a round in the
Hinkley. on the mound for the
winning Delta Sig Pi's, was the
whole show for the victors and
limited the losing Delta Sigs to
six bits. Three of the six came
in the big three-run fourth.
The winners had a three-run
inning also, the third frame, all
three runs scoring after a seem
ingly third out was ruled not an
Wallick. hurling for the Phi's,
allowed eight hits and kept them
well scattered except in that
third inning. Both pitchers sent
five batters down swinging.
Peterson of the Phi's was top
batter of the contest, getting two
hits in three attempts.
Cornhusker Co-Op kept one
record clean Friday, that of
never being beat in a game, by
throttling Alpha Gamma Rho.
8-5, The only Cornhusker loss
this year came about thru a for
feit. A four-run first inning gave
the Co-op men breathing room
and thev were never headed, the
score bcine narrowed by the
AGR's at one time, however, to
Don Nelson kept seven AGR
hits scattered well enough while
his mates were banging nine off
the efforts of Aggie hurler, Kne
bel. Knebel, in addition to his
pitching chores, clouted two hits
in three attempts, Including a
fifth inning triple.
Alpha Tau Omega pulled an
upset in Friday's competition by
dropping Kappa Sigma. 4-0. The
favored Kappa Sigs outhit their
conquerors 6-4. but couldn't get
them when they were needed
Wagner and Brady were the
opposing pitchers, Brady never
in serious trouble. Reinch of
Kappa Sigma and Munson of the
Taus were the batting leaders,
each getting two out of three.
Sigma Phi Epsilon arid Farm
more tallies for Nebraska. The
Huskers got their final run in
the seventh when Cerv doubled
and scored on a single by Novak.
The pace wasn't any too fast
for the determined Cyclones.
They got two runs in the opening
n h n
i e.jooi Lv.eev
his team to an easy victory in
Class C. He, like Hendrickson,
walked off with two gold medals.
McCue was the outstanding field
athlete at the State high school
Omaha Tech probably was the
most disappointed team at the
meet. They were leading the field
when it came time for the 880
yard- relay with 27 points.
Scottsbluff was a close second
Tech's relay team won the 880
in 1:33.2 which was good for the
Gold medal, but were disquali
fied when a judge ruled that the
third man stepped in front of a
With Tech disqualified, Lin
coln Northeast and Scottsbluff
Nebraska ab h o a
h o a
2 3 0
3 2 0
0 3 1
3 0 15 1
J 3 0
5 2 0 2
0 0 0 0
D 4 0
0 0 0
0 2 0
0 0 0
0 0 0
0 0 0
Totals 35 11 27 18 Totals 36 11 27 10
Nebraska 002 020 4109
Iowa 8tate 020 003 003 8
R Dlers, Grogan 4, Cerv 3, Denker,
Shoenhalr, Delbridge 3, Johnson 3,
Guerrsey. E Dlers. Novak, McLuen,
Guernsey. RBI Grogan, Cerv 3, Denker
4, Camp, Delbridge, Johnson, Senne
wald. 2B Cerv, Henely, Shoenhalr,
Sennewald. HR Orogan, Cerv, John
son 2. SB Grogan, Cerv. SH Powley,
Mladovich. Stewart. DP Denker to Jen
sen to Mladovich. Left Nebraska 10,
Iowa Stat B. BB Danker to Jensen to
Mladovich. Left Nebraska 10, Iowa
State 8. BB Off Camp 5, Luhring 4,
Hackbarth 3. SO By Luhring 2, Hack
barth. Burgess 2. HO Camp 11 In 8 '4
innings. Vrbka 1 In , Luhring 5 in 6,
Hackbarth 4 In 1. Burgoss 2 In 2. HB
By Luhring (Cerv). WP Luhring. Win
ner Camo. Loser Hackbarth. U Ner-
vig and Rush. T 2:25. A 3,000.
Court 5 Kalstrom. Delt vs. Tully.
Court 6 Whitehead, Sig Chi vs. Kim
Court 1 Jensen, 8AE vs. Moriarty,
Court 2 Johnson, ATO vs. Harkson,
Court 3 Hlnde, Slg Nu vs. Busskohl,
Court 4 Kolmqulst, Phi Gam vs.
Court 5 Weaver, Phi Delt vs. Rublt
schek. Court 6 Vleti vs. P. Klrkman.
Court 1 Wells, DU vs. Horwlch, ZBT.
Court 2 Ross, ZBT vs. Lloyd Johnson.
Court 3 Cottingbam, Delt Slg PI vs.
Court 4 Jussell, Slg Nu vs. Cech,
Court 5 Winner of Ohlhelser ft Barrett
vs. Luikart, Beta.
Court 6 Winner of Becker Carroll
vs. D. Dodson.
House hooked-up in a battle of
endurance in their first round
encounter and the argument still
hasn't been decided. Their con
test went nine full innings Fri
day night and when called on ac
count of darkness, the score was
as it was at the end of the third,
4-4. - . '
Both outfits scored two runs in
the first frame. Farm House
added one each in the second
and third and the Sig Eps pushed
two more across in the third
and that's as far as anyone got.
The Sig Eps threatened time
and time again, getting a total
of 11 hits as compared to two for
the Aggies, but couldn't manage
the needed point.
The two teams will try again
Monday evening at 5 o. m.,; the
winner being forced to play
again at 6:15 p. m.
Zeta Beta Tau surprised Pio
neer Co-op in their first round
struggle and won, 7-5. Two runs
in the 'final frame clinched the
contest for the rising ZBT's.
Robinson, chucking for the
winners, allowed nine safeties
while Holmes, on the hill for
Pioneer, gave up ,11. .
In the last fraternity game of
the day, Bob Kasmarek threw a
two-hit ball game at Theta XI,
and helped his Beta Theta Pi
mates to a 3-0 win. The shutout
was the first of the year for the
Beta hurler who has been chuck
ing good ball."
Torczon, pitching for Theta Xi,
did a good Job too, giving up
only four safeties, but was over
shadowed by Kasmarek.
Monday's fraternity schedule
is as follows:
Ag No. 4 Cornhusker Co-op
vs. Delta S'gma Pi.
Ag No. 3 Zeta Beta Tau vs.
Beta Theta Pi
Ag No. 2 Sigma Cni vs. Phi
Ag. No. 1 Alpha Tau Omega
vs. winner of Sigma Phi Epsilon
and Farm House.
All games listed above will be
gin at 6:15 p. m.
frame, one in the fourth, two in
the fifth and the two winning
markers in the ninth. - ,
Both teams garnered 13 hits
and committed three errors. This
was Vrbka's first loss of the sea
son. He has five wins.
H t I R
tied for the relay honors with a
time of 1:33.6. Had Tech not
been disqualified, they would
have won the meet with 35
Omaha Tech, defending cham
pions in Class A, had not been
picked to successfully defend
Omaha Central's Bob Fair
child pulled a muscle in the pre
liminaries of the 100-yard dash,
but he still qualified for the
finals. In the 440 prelims, the
Central flash was forced to drop
Saturday, his leg was not in
good enough shape to withstand
the punishment. He finished out
of the money in the 100 as Hen
Alliance, leading the way after
Friday's run-offs, slipped down
the ladder and did not finish in
the top ten.
Dick Wes-in and McCue won
the Merle Stackhouse memorial
trophy with :20.8 clockings. The
traveling trophy will be at Ben
son High school for six months
and at Arapahoe for six.
The :20.8 represents a new rec
ord in that event the old record
set by Stackhouse will still stand
because it was for 200 yard low
huxdles. The lows are now run
over 180 yards.
Charles Hunley of Falls City
broke the only state record. He
ran the 440 in 50.3, breaking the
old record set by Harvey Stroud,
an ex-Husker track star, in 1942.
Lincoln High school's mile re
lay team also set a new record.
The Links won the mile relay in
3:32.8 for the fastest timing in
all classes on the tremendous 440
anchor leg by Hendrickson.
Hendrickson, who is only a
junior, ran an unofficial 50 flat
leg to come from fourth place to
win. That represented his third
Gold medal. 1
HOW THEY FINISHED.
Scottsbluff 31 12
Lincoln High 30
Omaha Tech 27 12
Lincoln Northeast 23 71?
Omaha Benson 20 1314
Falls City 20 12
Fairbury 18 710
Gothenburg 32 35
Sidney 23 13
So. Sioux City 22
Arapahoe 45 12
Creighton ,. . 15
Clay Center 13
Table Rock 13 .
St. Joe of Atkinson . - .. . . 19
University of Nebraska golfer
Dick Spangler came up with his
hottest performance of the sea
son last Friday when he shot a
73 for the first eighteen holes of
the Colorado college invitational
This was good enough to put
him into a tie for medalist hon
ors with Jim Vickers of Okla
homa and Dave Dennis of Kan
sas. Seventy-three is three over
par for the Broadmoor course on
which the tournament was
nlayed. ' '
TRACK AND FIELD 'CHAMPIONSHIPS
Students and Faculty reduced price of S0c for
i both days.
Friday, 3 p. m.
Students Cr Faculty Will
Please Use West Stadium.
all of them are sure to go.
- Missouri is trying to win its
fourth straight team champion
ship and thus become the second
team in the history of the Mis
sour Valley Intercollegiate Ath
letic Association to accomplish
Only Nebraska's great track
teams of 1939-40-41-42 were able
to win four consecutive confer
ence track crowns.
Missouri is a slight favorite to
win the 22 meet, but Kansas
university could come up with a
victory. Coach Ed Weir's thin
clads and Colorado are "dark
The Daily Nebraskan . will
carry a story every day this week
concerning the Big Seven meet.
Because of the number of na
tional stand-outs that will be
competing, the sptrts department
will feature two different scHools
each issue to give you a complete
run-down of all the outstanding
Friday, staff sports writer
Knox Jones will come out with
his form sheet.
Coach Buele Patterson will
have two Big Seven wrestling
champions back next year to de
fend their crowns. Bob Gilliland
and Herb Reese are the return
ing champs and will from the
nucleus of the 1951 wrestling
Bill Mundell, assistant sports
editor, finally hooked his gal or
was it the other way around. Bill
is now engaged to Mary Kay
Dorsett, a sophomore in Arts and
Sciences and from Fremont.
Sig Gams Top
Ray Bieber, star pitcher of
unbeaten Sigma Gamma Epsilon,
hurled a two-hitter Thursday as
his mates swept to a 14-2 vic
tory over a disappointing Alpha
Kappa Psi Softball team.
The win advances the Sig
Gams to the second round of the
Bieber, who has two no-hit
ters to his credit already this
year, had the whammy on the
AKPsi batters as he sent 13 of
them down swinging. In the sec
ond and last innings he struck
out all three men to face him.
In the fourth frame he also reg
istered three strikeouts, but gave
up a hit between the first and
Crist on the mound for the
losers allowed the winning slug
gers a total of ten safe blows,
Pegram getting three of them.
Tony Lawry threw a two-hitter
at the Wheels Thursday also,
as Practical Arts won 2-0. The
game settled down to be a pitch
er's duel between Lawry and
Wheel chucker, Rich. Rich al
lowed the winners but four hits,
but they were the kind that
Kenny Fischer clouted a first
inning home-run to account for
one tally and that would have
been enough because Lawry was
tough when it counted most. The
winners added another run in the
final frame for security on two
The City YMCA pulled an up
set out the hat in their Thursday
encounter with the Lilies by win
ning 8-3. The Lilies, league VII
champions and unbeaten until
Thursday, were ahead going into
the fourth, inning by a 3-2 count.
The YM men pushed two runs
across the plate to go out in
front for good in that fourth and
tfirnpri thfl pafrx into n rout with
four more in the fifih frame, i
' Minnick of the YMCA and
Akromis of the Lilies both
hurled six-hit ball. Jess Sell of
the Lilies was batting star of
the day with three hits in four
In the other Independent play
off contest Dorm B scored in
every inning to defeat Norris
House, 13-8. Sheedy, pitching for
the Dorm, allowed only seven
hits while his mates blasted ,17
off Norris hurler, Korowatiki.
Kroenke of Norris and Hansen
ofihe Dorm each .clouted a home
Saturday, 2 p. m.
LEONARD KEIIL Coach El Weir is counting on him to come up
with some valuable points for the Huskers in the Big Seven track:
and field meet this Friday and Saturday. Kehl will be battling
against two of the nation's top vaulters in Sooner Bill Carrol and
Husker Don Cooper.
Looms in Big
' By Don Pierce
LAWRENCE. As if it Weren't
enough to havj two distance
kings in one stable, Bob Karnes,
and Pat Bowers, Kansas has
come up with a tremendous
Crown Prince this spring in the
stocky form of Herb Semper.
Semper, a red-haired 147
pound sophomore from Forest
Park, 111., already has rambled
tu a new Jayhawk record of
to a new Jayhawk varsity rec
ord of 9:21.3 for Two Miles this
year. He may dp even lower
Saturday when Bill Easton's
troupe squares off with Missouri
in a dual meet at Columbia that
irromises to furnish the stiffen
distance competition of all timt
for any Bi? Seven bi-team
From a coach's point of view
Semper has come along per
fectly. As a freshman last year
be finished second to Teammate
Cliff Abel in tr.e Missouri Valley
AAU distance grit.d. He ran fifth
m the conference autumn Tvo-
Mile derby to- help Kansas ko
its third straight crown last No
vember. Full of Surprises
The eye-brow lifters were to
come. He wat a surprise twen
tieth in the NCAA cross-country,
over a four-mile route at East
Lansing. He traversed the course
in the good time of 21:15.0.
Still, he moved into the league
Indoor carnival fn Kansas City
last March as merely a comer,
something for your future book.
All he did was sear a new rec
ord of 9:26.4 into the spruce
boards of Municipal auditorium,
blowing over the field in the
last quarter with a furious kick.
His times have continued to
drop outdoors. He cantered
9:23.4 in a dual against Nebraska
to erase Karnes' school record of
9:28.0. Last Saturday he blazed
his 9:21.3 without being pressed.
This latter effort moved h:m
up to third place among the best
Two-Mile times lister by the
NCAA this spring. Only Bill Mc
Guire's 9:16.7 effort, wnich the
long - striding Missounan un-
leashed fn the cold of the Drake
Relays, and Dick Shea's 9:20.7
foe Army at the Penn Games,
are better to date anywhere in
Semper, a grinning, serious
harrier who has no sight in his
right eye the result of a B-B
gun accident in childhood gives
al! credit to Easton, Karnes, and
another of his coach's long
winded products, Fred Feiler, of
Drake, for his current success.
HERE'S "MISS FASHION PLATE OF 1950"
FOR THE ENTIRE UNITED STATES
BETTY ANNI BUCHANAN
Southern Mothedlrt Unlvrlfy
Here's the lucky girl, selected by a panel of beauty authori
ties from campus beauties in nearly 100 colleges and univer
sities as Revlon's "Miss Fashion Plate of 1950". The arand
prize? A glamorous Pan American Clipper trip to Bermuda
and an expense-free weex at "Castle Harbour".
Revlon, acclaimed by the world's smartestwomen as the fore
most creators of fashion colors, congratulates the many local
vlnners In the "Miss Fashion Plate Contest of 5950"... and
thanks all the colleges and universities for their cooperation.
"Coach Easton will work you
hard enough to get you ready
and w;.ll give you the desire and
confidence to win," Herb de
clares. Feiler got me interested
in running the longer distance
when I came out of high school
(Proviso Township high) as a
miler. Karnes has given me tips
which hate helped a great deal.
He is a great guy to have for a
That is Semper's modest ap
praisal. He also will tell you
that he likes the Two-Mile be
cause lie isn't fast enough to run
the shorter distances, something
opponents forgot to remind him
of while he was running legs on
championship Jayhawi: Two
Mile, Distance Medley and Foui
Mile teams at the major relay
shows thi "nring.
"Herb one of the finest
young rui. s I've ever had,"
Easton enthuses. "He has gotten
there oy hard work. He is a
true distance runner who likes
In McGuire, Semper will
tackle his toughest test of the
year Saturday. The Tigers also
are expected to toss two tal
ented sophs at Semper and his
teammate, Abel. This pair in
cludes Bob Fox, who ran second
to McGuire at Drake in 9:24.0,
and Chet Franz, also well
regarded. McGuire, runner-up to Don
Geii.'mann for the NCAA mile
championship last summer, also
will renew his intense feud with
Karnes and Bowers in the mile.
These two races will hold the
spotlight when the two ancient
foes square off in their forty
fourth dual. If the Bengals can
chip away Kansas' strength in
the Jayhawks' favorite events,
they can put away a win early.
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