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About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Sept. 15, 1950)
Friday, September 15,
The New York Yankees roared j
brck into the top position in the j
A-nerican League Thursday by
t' umping the Detroit Tigers, 7
5. The Yanks, behind home-runs
t Joe DiMaggio, Johnny Mize,
f id Cliff Ma pes. overcame a
fjur-run fir.t inning deficit to
replace the Tigers' in first place.
Winning pkcher. Vic Raschi,
chalked-up his 20th win of the
year by going the route. Only
in the first inning did he have
any serious trouble when the
Ti;ers scored four times on three
hi:s and three w&lks. Hal Xew
hojser suffered the ciefeat in the
first of a crucial three-game ser
ies at Detroit.
Four or five football aides to
Coach Don Faurot once played
under Missouri's he:.d football
mentor. Chauncey Simpson ind
John "Ki" Simmons performed
for Faurot hi Kirksville (Mo.)
Teachers in 1928 p.nd 1S27, Hus
tc.i Betty was Faurot's center
ht Missouri from 3 935 through ;
1937, and Clay Cooper lettered ',
fcs a Tiger halfback from 1S37 ;
through 1S39. Eob Maddock.
fifth assistant, played his college :
football it Notre Darr.e. under i
Elmer Layden in 1940, and Frank !
Leahy in 1941. !
Don Keller, veteran Tiger
ti-:3;le, won the service heavy- I
v -l?ht wrestling championship
tf the European Theater while j
fervi'ng in the Army during
World war II.
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By Kimon Karabatsos
(Sporis Kilter. Dallv Nehraskan)
Coach Bill Glassford was m a
jovial mood Thursday afternoon
as he straightened out his oifice.
He haa good reason to be
he had just sent his 1950 Corn-
i huskers ' throueh one of the fin
i est training camps." Glassford
) reported, "The squad morale was
goqd and the spirit was excel
Only two major injuries were
incurred during the two and a
half week Curtis training period.
Bob Schreiner was forced to
but - cverything "came out ail
right" and he is expected to be
ready lor ihe Colorado game
Center Ken Schroeder suffered
a shoulder separation and he too
is expected to be ready for the
Glad To Be Back
For most of the boys, they
were glad to be back in Lincoln.
The work-outs were rough, but
not as rough as the '49 drills in
which Glassford had to use the
Curtis drills as a spring training
Coach Tony Sharpe issued his I
first call for baseball players,
asking them to report for fall j
practice Monday at 3 p.m. j
The call was for all Icttermen j
and uppcrcUissmen. hharpe ssid
that freshman would not have
Sharpe, who last year captured
the Big Seven baseball crown for
Nebraska with his power hitters
of Bob Cerv and Ray Mladovkh,
and Bob Die) , is one of the lew
baseball coaches in he nation that
has fall practice.
Sharpe, who just started fall
i baseball practice last year, was j
Glassford Indicated Thursday
that he is still planning on using
the two platoon system, "but
some of the backs will have to
double-up," the Husker leader
Thursday was spent getting
school affairs ready for most of
the players. A few were called
in for a "Glassford conference,"
but no drills were planned.
Saturday afternoon, the Hus
k?rs will have an inter-squad
game in Memorial stadium. On
September 23, they meet the
frosh in their annual game.
Glassford was well pleased
with the weather during camp.
Up until the last few days the
sun shown down without mercy,
melting the excess weight off the
Wayne Handshey, Charlie Too
good, Don Boll all are looking in
great shape now that some of the
extra weight has been melted
The last few days of camp
was hit by rain, but most of the
players were down to game-wtight.
very pleased with his autumn
"it helped up a great deal and
was one 0f lne deciding factors
jn helping us win the pennant."
gaid Sharpe in explaining his
A rebuilding job is staring
Sharpe right-in-the-face. Eight
of last year's team were lost via
Two Pitchers Back
Returning are only one out- j
fielder, two infielders and two (
The practices will be held on I
the north 10th street diamond j
because of the freshman football
arms rx?ing neia on me regular!
All varsity basketball play
ers are ask.'d to report for
physicals in the training: room
of the FieldhouM from 4-6
Friday afternoon Sept 15.
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THE DAILY NEBRASKAN
AH freshmen and varsity
wrestlers are to report Mon
day at 4 p.m. in the wrestling'
room of the lower Coliseum,
according to wrestling coach
By Draft Board
Coach Ralph Graham is keep
ing his fingers crossed these days
hoping draft regulations regard
ing students won't be changed,
because 43 members of the Kan
sas btate College varsity are
Ac rpiafinnc , snH .
draft-eligible student mav be de-
ferred until the end of the
academic year provided r. .s en-1
rolled in school befo. he re-
ceives his induction notice and
keeps m good standing as a stu- husky nas had two years of ex- f"evlurt1 Ltr!ek'
dent. Iperience on the B squad and 1 to Nebraska through Coach
Nine members of the starting looks ready Burkhart was easily ;Kaipn tUe . ,
K-State offensive 11 are 1-A. ! the nifUest newcomer in early I T. nds tDo W'" ,
Only end Francis Starns, a Navy.' drills. He is a former dash man ! Ti L ?k to show up
veteran, and Al Lummio are 4-A and is noted for his speed. j well as the , pass catching and de
classified veterans. ; Houston is reckoned the Ti- Sinf rn 11 waTS'
Sixteen World War II veterans ; ger-s most punishing ball carrier, if!11-' s" .of Jhe "usker
are included on this year's squad. I First for h'is slze, the thick- ofp,he 20s; Jim Hams,
Army veterans include end Dick thighed senior can splinter a line imaa M",snrtKC1f ss Ana"
Bogue, quarterback Alton Davis, and is an open-field express once tater' "arold Robertson Beat
guard Al Lummio. and end Jim . past the line. Houston's talents l' WOn. a Conference
Robb. Navy vets are end Beryl indicate that he will be used ex- ihon,or.s. an.d. Played plenty of ball
Drumm. halfback Ross Estes.
fullback Kenny Johnston, full-!
hack Dennis Kane, tackle Pete i
Raemer. end Francis Starns. and '
tackle Jack Wallace. End Glenn
Channell and guard Dick Lee
were in the Air Corps, while
Marvin Prate is an ex-Marine.
None of the veterans are In
the active reserves or National
Guard, but Channell. Drumm,
Johnston. Starns. and Wallace are
Guard John Goff.
examination. Tacklp 1
Walt Gehlbach was scheduled to '.
take his in Kansas City Tuesday.
Guards Rav Prather and Cecil
Rogers, and end Jim Linniner
are the only married non veter
ans on the squad. Married veter
ans are Channell, Estes, John
ston. Lee, Prate, and Wallace.
Indicative of the top physical
shape of the 1950 Kansas State j
team is the fact that none are
classified 4-F. '
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Coach Don Faurot's big head
ache at the University of Mis
souri is the fullback contineent.
The alwavs daneerous Tieers
however, are in better-than-aver-
age shape after two weeks ofilnem- iresnman coacn lice an
hard practice i scorn reported that the offense
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With the loss of Win Carter
I and Dave Ashlev, two first string
! lullbacks, the Missouri machine
j will lose a great deal of its
i momentum, however, Coach Fau
rot has found some relief from
his woes in three men, Bill
i Houston, Bob Deneke and Bill
Burkhart. Houston is the only
' returning veteran but had been
slowed in spring practice by a
His fill-ins, Deneke and Burk-
hart, who was drafted from a
freshman halfback post, came
1 along fast. The competition was
i not keen, however, for 11 senior
lrttnmon i. ora cvr,, frnm
j warm-weather drills
j xwo Shine
Lact week these two proved
: that hov coud eo under in cir.
t ri mianpp? i ipnptcp a wp i nni ii
rL. , ,n ki
i HusRpIv rm nffoncp
F!spu.-hprp in ihp Tiipr hafV
fioM iroto.-c.no -,ra nanr3ii v,iri
in? ttoir mvn At wt half .Tnhnnv
ing their own. At left half Johnny
Glorioso, Nick Carras and Junior
Wren are the front runners. So
phomores Bill Wilkening and
George Carmichael are also con
tenders. Halfbacks Galore
At right half it'll be hard to
pick a starter from a top trio
of Mike Ghnouly, Ed Stephens
and Harold Carter. A fourth let
terman has been sidelined be-
cause of a knee injury.
Phil Klein and Bob Henley
are head and shoulders above
any challengers at the signal
callers post. Klein was regular
quarterback last season and
played a full schedule, while
Henley bowed out at the half
way mark with a fractured foot.
Klein finished as third best con-
ference passer last year. The
number three quarterback is Bob
Hailcy, a gritty 150 pounder.
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For f orsiy dm
I Wuh their second hour-long
:scnmmage in two days behindpot both on offense and defense,
S1IUVVCU M,e "' ""P'wvwhwii.
I hursday the
tapered olf and
90 man squad
had only light
work-outs. Hanscom indicated vey Goth, Lincoln, were shifted
that not many days like Thursday to guard.
are slated for the frosh. Lm? w"" he
Their first game is September! .i1 vda-0tnxC' gifting before
23 when they tackle the varsity. ethye" " nnrV.? 4l f d
The hard-workine "creenies" Wlth to many halfbacks when
werKed thf Tcind'Cn COmparinS them with
straight day by an out of statei"""' . 4. . . .
lad, Harold Gallagher,
Springs, S. D.
U "i , iJ,u"" "J wee
ifrl!y H"ley, Falls City, who
viiij iaoii opi infe v d lie W Oka
record for the 440 yard dash and
Ladd Cochrane, Scottsbluff, bro-
. U ( A 1 1 .r.
' ul "1CA w" wu" ldIlle as a
1 member of the Husker's Rose
I Bowl team-
Hanscom awarded honors to
;the i? Quarterbacking of
lviorns, umana, ana jonn
. ' t ' "
wnn me fliannes during nis stay
in the service; caught Hanscom's
L vJnce Calvin of Sioux Falls,
S. D., also displayed plenty of
promise at the end spot.
Bill Giles, end from Alliance,
proved glue-fingered enough to
catch several touchdown passes,
while his neighbor in the line
Jerry Minnick, Cam-
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