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THE DAILY NEBRASKAN
Tuesday, September 26, 1950
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erirramoeie WHSi Freshmen
By Bob Banks
If the varsity-frosh games of
1949 and 1950 are used as a
measuring stick for the current
varsity team, then the 1950 squad
is 7 points better than the 1949
The 1949 varsity scored a 40-0
Win while last Saturday's game
The 1950 squad showed a lot
of raw ability. This was occasion
ally obscured by faulty ball
handling, fumbles, and mix ups
in play executions.
Ball carriers were sprung loose
through the correct hole only to
be knocked down by some stray
frosh tackier. The blocking was
erratic. At times the varsity ball
carriers were able to get plenty
of yardage. Again the frosh line
men dumped them on their pants
before they had a chance to get
The varsity's tackling was like
wise inconsistent. Ray Novak,
Tom Carodine, and Dick Westin
completely confused Glasslord's
charges on some plays
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ia'. The bi!!."hco and p'jblHty on
the bout i b:-?n very limited.
Newspap?r and sports marines
aren't plnviv;-; uo Loui'i the way
they did tn m t.'.c h'.e thirties
and early forties. Louis, the boy
with the atomic fists, no longer
hypnotises the public as he used
This is due partially to the re
tirement of Mike Jacobs. During
the Louis era, Jacobs made his
boy a human goldmine. He was
the wizard of promotion. He
billed third rate fights as champ
ionship or near championship
matches. And this was but one
of master promoter Jacob's tricks
of the trade.
Another reason for the present
lack of publicity is that Louis
himself has been past his peak
for a long time. He is nearing
his fortieth year, an ago at which
most men are thinking about
putting their ' ids through college
than about winning world
Louis will go into the fight
weighing about 220 pounds. In
his prime he tipped the scale at
...bout 200. It is rumored that
roost of the excess fat has gone
to his waistline.
In Ezzard Charles he will meet
a good heavyweight who isn't
quite thirty. The very fact that
Charles isn't recognized as a sen
sational fighter probably has a
let to do with the lack of public
ity. Charles ian't universally re
cognized as the world's champ
ion. He is no John L. Sullivan with
his fists. He himself admits this.
He has been heard to say that
he would rather win a fight on
points than he would to win by
beating his opponents brains out.
Charles will weigh in between
185 and 190. He will undoubtedly
be in top physical condition.
Among bis assets as a fighter
are bis speed, and fast thinking
He possesses enough punch that
nobody is going to stand still and
let Charles hit him just for the
fun of it.
Charles is the champion., Louis
the challenger. Louis has said
that actually both of them are
mere challengers for the title.
This is a contradiction on Louis'
part. After he retired he pro
moted a fight betwee Joe Wal
cott and Charles which he billed
as a championship bout. Charles
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forms at 1:50 p.m. Saturday.
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Carodine Almost Goes
Carodine had an opportunity
to go the whole length of the
field for a touchdown on a kick
off. The only thing that stopped
him was dropping the ball.
Ray Novak did some nice run
ning but his passing was the out
standing offensive weapon for the
frosh. He was on the throwing
end of a touchdown pass and hit
his receivers during the entire
game. Dick Westin contributed
plenty of yardage.
The varsity is still weak in the
pass department. Both frosh
touchdowns came by way of the
airlanes. End Bill Giles was in
the varsity's defender's hair
throughout the contest. He out
faked them and outran them con
sistently. Freshman Sam Sarette got off
some spirling boots that com
pletely outclassed anything the
varsity had to offer. His punting
kept the wolves at bay on several
But all of this doesn't mean
that the varsity hasn't improved.
They were playing a spirited ball
game and giving everything they
Bob Reynolds gave a sparkling
performance. On one occasion he
danced away from Carodine
and went over the goal standing
up His nassing also looked good.
Ron Clark and Bill Mueller
gave their usual good perform
ances. Mueller scored twice. One
marker came on a 66-yard gallop
through the whole frosh team
while the other was scored on a
13 yard jaunt around end. Clark
was getting good yardage on the
punt runbacks and exhibited the
same hurdler style of running
thnt he had last year.
The blocking and tackling
looked better than they have in
the past. The tremendous amount
of work spent on them at Curtis
showed a vast improvement over
All in all. the varsity showed
some great power in their rout of
the frosh and the polish that still
is needed will undoubtedly come
in this final week of pre-se;ison
as Fight for
won and was recognized by the
National Boxing Association as
Charles retorted to the Louis
statement by pronouncing him
self champion and Louis the
challenger. This doesn't lead
one to think that Charles will
shatter the boxing arena with
his trembling when he crawls
into the ring.
Louis has predicted that the
fight will end in a knockout vic
tory for one of the fighters.
Louis himself won most of his
fights by his tremendous punch
Charles is no fool. Even if he
were thirty and Louis fifty he
still coulnn't hit as hard as
Louis. Charles' chances for win
ning lie in assets which have al
ready been mentioned. His
superb physical condition, his
skill as a tactician, his speed and
youth. So this writer can't see
Louis' prediction about th: fight
being a slugi'est coming true.
All this talk isn't meant to
detect from Louis. He was a
great fighter and a great champ
ion. But Why isn't he willing to
accept the fact that his days as
a fighter are gone?
This writer believes that the
tradition of a champion never
making a suces.sful comeback
will remain unbroken and that
Charles will receive the credit
due him as the ch'a ion of the
A week away from the opener
with strong Nebraska tt Lincoln.
Indiana Coach Clyde Smith has
started tapering off on rugged
work in order to bring his
strengthened Hoosier squad to a
mental and physical peak for the
There are plenty of things per
fectionist Smith would like to
work on but he fears more the
possibility of launching the new
season with a tired and stale
squad. The weekend marked the
first departure from two-a-day
practice sessions and the Hoosier
coach indicated the final week
would be spent on timing and
smoothing rough edges off both
offensive and defensive play
"The boys have done a real
job." Smith said, "and have
given us everything they have
on the practice field. We are as
ready as our limited practice
time permits us. Dut the double
practices have been wenring and
now we want to bring the squad
up to its highest level, both ment
ally and physically"
The three offensive teams
ART BAUER, NEBRASKA
Guard ... 178 lbs. ... 5' 10"
'The first In a series dedicated to
better acquainting the Nebraska fans
with their Huskers athletes.)
Coach Bill Glassfords worries
on who will pass this year were
shortened with the outstanding
performance of Bobby Reynolds,
Courtesy Lincoln Journal
sophomore halfback from Grand
Island. Bob is 19 years old, stands
5-11 and weighs in at 175 pounds.
Bob graduated from Grand
Island high school in 1949 in
which he was a four letter man.
He lettered in football, basket
ball, track, and baseball.
Bob was All-State in football
and basketball two years in a
row. He played freshman foot
ball, basketball, and track.
He is a sophomore in Teachers
College and a member of Phi
Kappa Psi Fraternity.
Ten Dad's Day luncheon tick
ets numbers through 70 have
been lost on campus. Holders
of these tickets will not be ad
mitted to the luncheon. Anyone
finding them will please notify
the Daily Nebraskan.
named tentatively by Smith listed
eight seniors, 11 juniors and 14
sophomores but only five of the
newscomers rated places on the
first two elevens. Two were
named for ' varsity berths
highly-touted sophomore Eugene
(Pat) Gedman at riht halfback
and Ray Petrauskas at quarter
back. Whether Lou D'Achille, the
little left-handed passer, or an
other yearling wins the quarter
hacking job, a sophomore is cer
tain to fill the position. All of
the Hoosiers' signal-callers are
first-year men, thus posing the
biggest question mark.
A more powerful running game
is expected to make itself felt
but the Hoosiers still will be air
minded. The squad contains re
ceivers who last year caught 68
of the season's 75 completed
aerials, good for 1.033 yards of
the 1,081-yard total.
Top man is End Clifton (Doc)
Anderson, who get a new Big
Ten record, but Smith feels he
has others on a par. "I'm not let
ting out any secret." he said,
"when I say we have four or five
receivers we feel are about as
dangerous. Anderson will have a
harder times this year because
he'll be covered more closely but
he's bigger this year without any
loss of speed and has the ex
perience." Another encouraging phase in
the Indiana re-building program
is the higher experience level,
number of players, the squad has
Although concentrated in a small
the men who saw 4,049 minutes
of action out of a season total of
The Hoosiers won't attempt to
play a platoon system but pres
ent plans call for possibly six
changes from offense to defense.
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BY BILL MUNDELL
Sports Editor, Daily Nebraskan
Another season of Huskerland's athletics is now in
full swing with the hope that this year will produce more
victories and championships
than ever before.
Already king football is riding high while on the Corn
husker campus, baseball, track, gymnastics, and wrestling
have received a share of the spotlight.
Coach Bill Glassford is sending his charges through
rough daily workouts in preparation for a rugged schedule
and for the opening game with Indiana in particular. And
though, not being overly optimistic, this writer sees Bill's
Cornhuskers winning their share of the contests and
finishing no farther down than third in the Big-Seven.
Three of the conference victories should come about
through the defenite superiority of the Husker gridders
and their coaching while a fourth could likely be the result
of the players ability, their determined fight, and the spirit
stirred up and kept burning by the Nebraska loyal.
Non-confernce foes will find the Scarlet and Cream no
soft-touch, also, and unless extremely keyed-up for the
game, may find themselves dn the short end of a final
Coach Tony Sharpe and his baseballers have begun
practicing for the defense of their Big-Seven championship.
Long, a weak spot of Nebraska sports, the Cornhusker
diamond men have come into their own the past few sea
sons, taking the coveted conference title twice in the last
i three years and it doesn't appear that they are going to
slacken their pace this year.
Al Partin, taking over the reins of the Nebraska
wrestling crew, has started his charges on the road of an
other sucessful mat year.
; Coach Ed Weir is setting about the molding of a track
squad that will carry on the Husker tradition of good teams
iand well conditioned men. Championship teams are 'old
stuff to Ed and his indoor and outdoor squads.
Coach Jake Geier of the Husker gymnasts is expect
ing a good team ace high in experience to represent the
Scarlet and Cream this year.
And then, too, Coaches Harry Good, Hollie Lepley,
Marv Franklin, and Higgenbotham who have not yet begun
work on their basketball, swimming, golf, and tennis teams,
can be expected to do yeoman jobs on furnishing good
teams for the Cornhuskerland.
As for this end of the line, I only hope I can continue
what others have started and serve you readers by print
ing a sports page you will like and appreciate. So as we
roll into another sports season, lets all get behind the boys
and show some of that good old Husker spirit and keep
LET'S GO HUSKERS!
Cyclones Take Early Lead in
Bisr Seven Conference Race
The Big Seven got their out of
conference games off on the
wrong leg last Saturday. Kansas
State fell to the Washington
Huskies 33-7. In the other non
conference game Texas Christian
splattered Kansas 14-7.
The only conference game on
deck found Iowa State slipping
by Colorado by a similar score
It took everything Texas Chris
tian had to give before the Jay
hawks finally flopped. A pass in
terception put Texas deep in
Kansas territory in the first quar
ter. The Horned Frogs took quick
advantage of the opportunity and
scored the first marker from the
2-yard line. The conversion gave
Texas a 7-0 lead.
Kansas struck right back on
the next kick off. With the highly
touted Charley Hoag leading the
way, Kansas drove 66-yards for
their marker. Hoag passed to
John Amberg for the last 23
yards and the touchdown. The
conversion split the uprights to
tie the score.
Texas Christian won the game
in the last four minutes of the
game on a pass
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The Kansas State Wildcats
were no match for Washington.
The Huskies meant business right
from the start. Washington scored
once in the first quarter, twice
in the second, and once in the
third and fourth quarters. Quar
terback Don Heinrich set a new
Washington passing mark of four
touchdown passes in one game.
The Wildcats went 70-yards in
the second quarter for their
7 points. Halfback Tee Maupin
went through right tackle for
The Iowa State Cyclones as
sumed an early lead in the Big
Seven race by smacking Colo
rado. But they had to come from
behind in order to get the victory.
Colorado got off to an early
lead in the game. They ate up
72-yards on passes. Then Merwin
Hodel crashed over from the
3-yard line to give the Buffs
their early lead.
Iowa State set up their first
touchdown on a Billy Weeks to
Frank Congiardo pass which put
the ball on the Colorado 11-yard
line. Maury Schnell skirted the
Bengals, Presby Go;
Shuler Scores 19
The Intramural Touch Foot
ball action got underway Mon
day evening with three com
plete games and one forfeit be
ing registered in the record
books. The Bengals and Presby
House easily breezed to one
sided victories while Inter-Varsity
slipped through in a narrow
win. Newman Club was the for
Defending two championships,
the Presby House machine got
off to a flying start, downing a
fighting crew from the Univer
sity YMCA by a 19-0 score.
After being held scoreless the
first period, the Presbys chalked
up one each in the last three.
Bob Shuler, elongated Presby
halfback who led the University
in scoring last year, started the
season in fine style as he scored
all the points in he contest. His
first touchdown came on a good
catch of a forward pass, the play
covering 45 yards.
Touchdown number two was
the result of a shoe-string pass
interception and a gallop of 50
yards while his third tally came
about with him on the receiving
end of a 2 yard pass.
The Bengals were the real
powerhouses of the opening
day's competition as they steam-
Ioiva State Faces
Iowa State's squad, fresh from
an opening win from Colorado,
faces one of its toughest non
conference foes in years when
it plays Northwestern Saturday
at Evanston, 111.
The Wildcats are rated as the
most likely team to surprise all
the Big Ten experts. Coach Bob
Voigts' crew has all the power,
speed and depth to cause upsets
every Saturday around the con
ference. The game at Evanston Satur
day will mark the fifth time
the two teams have met. First
time was in 1895 when Iowa
State won the game, 36-0. So
great was the upset that a Chi
cago writer wrote:
"Struck by Cyclone. It Comes
from Iowa and Devastates Ev
The name Cyclone became the
official nickname from that day
In 1937, 1945, and 1946 the
Cyclones tried it again but came
up with 0-33, 6-18, and 9-41
Northwestern will be in its
season opener. A contingent of
three scouts were at Clyde Wil
liams field to watch the Cy
clones against Colorado to give
Voigts a pretty fair idea of what
to expect from the Iowa State
Colorado and two plays later to
score. The conversion was good
and the game tied at 7-7.
The Cyclones got their second
touchdown on a pass interference
ruling which placed the ball on
the Buff 6-yard line. Schnell
picked up three yards and Weeks
two. Then Congiardo went over
for the winning touchdown.
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rollered Tridents, 47-0. Twenty
one points in the first eight min
utes told the complete story at
the Navy was outclassed all way.
Three men tallied two touch
downs apiece for the terrific
Bengals, Chuck Hunley leading
the way with 15 markers. Virg
Kottich chalked-up 13 points
while Buck Ulin completed th
contest with 12 to his credit.
This opening performance
definitely stamps the Bengals as
a serious threat to the Lilies-V-5's
A safety decided the third con
test of the day as Inter-Varsity
squeezed through with a 2-0
victory over the Ag YMCA. Th
two-pointer, coming in the sec
ond quarter, might not hav
been the only scoring in the
Both outfits threatened tim
and time again. The YM men
came the closest in the second
period when a pass interception
took them to within a whisper
of the double stripe, but the I-V
boys refused to budge any
Inter-Varsity threatened thret
times but couldn't quite push
the ball past their outplayed op
ponents that last bit of yardage.
Newman Club was the fourth
victor of the afternoon, getting
their victory without working-up
a sweat, by virtue of a forfeit.
The outfit failing to make an ap
pearance was Cotner House.
The fraternities begin opera
tions Tuesday with six contests
on tap. Topping the day's ac
tivities will be the meeting of
Alpha Tau Omega and Phi
Gamma Delta. These same teams
met in the finals of the All
University Nine-man playoffs
last year with the Taus finally
winning, 6-0. This game is
slated for field number 1.
Delta Upsilon and Sigma Ku
tangle on field 2 in what should
be another slugfest all the way.
Both outfits fielded formidable
teams last year.
Other contests of the second
day are Phi Delta Theta vs.
Kappa Sigma, Sigma Phi Epsilon
vs. Alpha Gamma Rho, Phi
Kappa Psi vs. Sigma Chi, and
Beta Theta Pi vs. Beta Sigma
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In Nashville, Tennessee, liere is
always a friendly gathering of
Vanderbilt University students at
the Vanderbilt Center on the cam
pus. And as in universities every
where, ice-cold Coca-Cola helpe
make these get-togethers something
to remember. As a refreshing pause
from the study grind, or on a Satur
day night date Coke bdongi.
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