The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, April 09, 1952, Page 3, Image 3

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Powerhouse Kansas Team
Favored To Win Meet
Wednesday, April 9, 1952
Assistant Sports Editor
A squad plagued by illness and
Injury will head south Thursday
lor a dual track and field engage
ment, with the University of Kan
sas Jayhawkers, winners of the
Big Seven indoor carnival this
Several of Coach Ed Weir's
top team
members will
be unable to
make the trip
or at least
not In top
form for par
ticipation. Coach Weir
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Squad iS made Courtesy Lincoln Star
up of a major- Weir
ity of freshmen and a great many
of the men are either out for the
meet or at least out of condition
due to sickness and injury, the
Husker squad should ba able to
pick up their-ehare of field event
Weir gave three reasons why
the team is weak at the present
Husker Grad
Coaches KU
Track, Field
Jim McConnell, former Corn
husker track man, became the
first full-time track and field as
sistant coach in KU history when
he joined the University of Kansas
staff two years ago.
While in school at Nebraska,
McConnell was twice winner of
the Kansas Relays decathlon.
He had a sparkling total of 7,120
points in 1950.
The three-year track letterman
from Huskerland is described as
one of the finest all-around track
athletes in Nebraska history.
Primarily in chaw of field
men, Jim produced his first Big
Seven champion this year in
Jim Floyd, Jayhawk indoor pole
vault champion who scaled
in this year's conference
indoor carnival at Kansas City.
McConnell was graduated from
Central City, Neb. high school in
1944 where he earned three letters
in football and four in track. Dur
ing his senior year in high school,
McConnell won a strong second
place in the Class B state track
and field championships for Cen
tral City almost single-handedly.
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Courtwy The Lincoln Stir
Jim McConnell, former Univer
sity of Nebraska track star, is
on the University of Kansas
coaching Biaff, as assistant coach
of track and field. Jim won the
Kansas Relays decathlon cham
pionship twice as a Husker.
time; 1. The squad lacks of vet
eran manpower in the first
place. 2. Sickness and injury
plague the team. 3. Inexperi
enced freshmen who are just
developing- into better competi
tors are being- called upon for
veteran assignments.
uayton Scott, top two miler on
the team and some eood comne-l
tition for KU's conference cham
pion Herb Semper, is out with
measles. Bob Krueger, another
two-miler, has been unable to do
any running since the indoor
championships and therefore will
be unable to compete against Jay
Coach Bill Easton's top-ranking
Bob Barchus was forced to drop
out of track to concentrate on
school work. Barchus was a quar-
Bob Sand, high jumper, is re
covering from measles and
likely will not be available. Bob
Iranians, Phi Psi's
To Meet In Finals
Intramural Sports Columnist
"Who will stop the Iranians?"
became the cry as the intramural
volleyball championship playoffs
advanced to the semi-finals Fri
day night. The unbeaten men
from Iran were one of four teams
that remained in the volleyball
struggle entering the last two days
of play.
In advancing to the semis,
the Iranians had to hurdle one
of the toughest and surely the
most surprising team in the
playoffs, Sigma Chi. The Sigs
had made upsets their business
in the first two rounds as they
shattered the DU's and the Be
tas on successive nights when
they were supposed to be beaten
Th Sies couldn't keep ud the
pace Friday, however, and bowed
to the dope-bucket in the form of
a flashing Iranian onslaught. The
victors chalked up wins number
20 and 21 as they humbled bigma
Chi, 15-2 and 15-6.
Alpha Tau omega iook up mo
challenger's role against the
Iranians in Monday's semis as
they copped a hard-fought Fri
day match from Cornhusker
Co-op. The Coco boys momen
tarily stunned the Taus by win
ning the first game, 15-11, but
bowed to the Tau spikers in the
next two frays. 9-15 and 6-15.
phi KaDna Psi kent in the thick
of things in the upper DracKei oy
taking two from Brown Palace on
scores of 15-6 and 15-12. The Phi
3si's offer the greatest tnreat to
he Iranians and providing both
ipf Viv their Monday semi-nnai
foes, the finals on Tuesday should
present quite a battle.
Phi Delta ineia rounas oui u
fourth team to reach the semis
Friday as they got a free pass
frnm Kiema Aloha Eosilon B
which failed to appear.
It will be the Iranians against
Phi Kappa Psi for the AU-uni
versity volleyball champions, ine
two spiking outfits advanced to
the All-U finals Monday night
by throttling Alpha Tau omega
and Phi Delta Theta, respec
The Iranians took the necs
sary two games from the Taus
to win the semi-final clash, but
not until the ATO spikers hand
ed the boys from Iran their
first defeat of the year. The
Iranians, riding 21 straight vic
tories into the semis, easily
racked up number 22 before
the Taus caught on. The score
of that first game was a lop
sided 15-3.
It was nip-and-tuck all the way
in the second game. The Iranians
jumped to a 3-0 lead and then
saw the ATO's whittle away at it
until the Taus held a 6-5 margin.
Tt was Iran aeain for the next few
minutes and the ATO's were be
hind once more, this time 7-9.
From then on, it was two points
for Alpha Tau Omega and one for
the Iranians until the Taus had
accomplished what no other team
had been able to this year. The
Iranians had gone down to a 13-
15 defeat.
It appeared in the third game
that the Taus knew a good thing
when they saw it, because they
quickly ran up a 4-0 count be
fore the favorites could muster
their forces. It was too good
to last, however, as the Iranians
practically forced the ball down
the ATO throats and waltzed
to the 15-6 deciding victory.
Aeain it was the spiking of Faz
Haehiri and Eddie Sarklssian ana
the placing-shots of Mort Solhjoo
that spelled doom lor tne iran
ians' opponents. Al Blessing gave
the victors a taste of their own
medicine throughout the match
with some superb spikes of his
own and was well backed up by
Verl Scott and the surprising play
of Bill Weber and Bob Osborne.
Phi Kappa Psi took two
quickies from Phi Delta Theta.
The Phi Psi's easily streaked
to a 15-5 first game win and
then ran up a 9-4 second game
lead and coasted in to a 15-8
All six of the Phi Psi spikers
performed well, but it was the
smashes of Jerry Anderson with
help from brother Larry and Bob
Bachman that broke tne fRi ueit
Tuesday s nnais win pit two
teams who have suffered but
one deefat this year. The Iran
ians will carry a 23-1 record
into the title fray as opposed
by the Phi Psi slate of 22-1.
The Phi Psi's suffered their
lone setback during the regular
season at the hands of Beta
Theta Pi.
Falrchild, top Husker sprint
man in indoor meets, has not
recovered from a muscle pull
suffered during the Indoor sea
son. Nebraska's entries:
Mile run: John Denny, Gene
Yelkin and Lee Moore.
440-yard dash: Buele Balder-
ston, Jim Hurley and Gaylord
100-yard dash: Brlen Hendrick-
son, Hoppy McLue and Hurley.
120 high hurdles: Don Tolman,
Smith and Don Bedker.
880-yard run: Moore. Dale
Schnackel and Yelkin.
220-yard dash: Hendrlckson,
McCue and Hurley.
2-mile run: Don Wilcox and
Harold Sampson.
Shot put: Paul Grimm, Cliff
Dale and Tom Stoup.
Discus: Dale, Hyle Thibault and
George Prochaska.
Javelin: John Bordogna and Bob
High jump: Phil Heidelk, Dar
rell Moreland, Stan Matzke and
Raymond Kelley.
Pole vault: Jim Hofstetter, Bob
Seldon and Jim Sommers.
Broad jump: Glenn- Beerline,
Irv Thode and McCue.
The team will leave earjy
Thursday morning for the meet,
which is scheduled to begin at
1:30 p.m. They will leave Law
rence immediately after the dual,
and head home after stopping oil
at Topeka for dmner.
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Intramural Sports Columnist
Wednesday, April 16 will mark
the opening of the 1952 intra
mural softball season, it was
learned from the I-M department
today. Sixteen teams will take the
field on that date to inaugurate
this year's play.
A total of 45 teams are en
tered in competition this season,
22 in contention for the frater
nity title and 20 in the battle
for the independent champion
ship. The two champions will
meet at the conclusion of the
playoffs to determine the AH
Unlversity champion with the
trophy going to the winner If it
is an organized house or the
I-M medals to the champion if
the victor is an unorganized
Four teams from each of the
eight leagues will gain entry into
the playoffs. AH games postponed
because of the weather will not
be rescheduled, but managers can
arrange to play these games pro
viding they will inform the intra
mural office in advance to piay.
tnir the came.
The eight leagues of action are:
Cage Team To Be Improved;
hrvwd Spot Weak-Good
Assistant Sports Editor
Nebraska's basketball team
should be improved greatly dur
ing the 1952-53 season, despite
their loss of all-conference guard
Jim Buchanan, according to head
b a s k etball
coach Harry
"Our great
est weakness
will again be
in our for
ward posi
tions," the
Husker strat
e g i s t said.
"And the
guard spots
will continue
to produce
H' -n
Courtesy Lincoln Star
(Jake) Geier, Husker gymnastic
coach, has been elected vice
president of the Western Di
vision of the National Associa
tion of American Gymnastic
Coaches. Coach Geier's gym
team concluded their season on
March 29 with a 6-3 season
record. (Daily Nebraskan
our main source or scoring
The Huskers are currently en
eaeed in post-season workouts
Under Big Seven rules, a confer
ence team is permitted to hold
12 practice sessions during a
three week period.
"Although the Easter vaca
tion period is included during
the three week practice period
which we are allowed, I believe
that we will be able to com
plete our 12 practice sessions
before our permitted time ex
pires," Coach Good said.
"Our forwards are not hitting
as consistently as they should,
putting the heavy part of the load
on the center and guards, in com'
peting in the Big Seven, any team
that hopes to make a good snow
inff will have to have consistent
scoring power in the guard, cea
ter and forward positions," he
The Nebraska cage boss said
that he believes the team to
.have made a "fair showing
against the. alumni, although the
center position was confronted
with some top veteran competi
tion, which put more responsi
bility for rebounds upon the
Good s varsity lineup includes
forwards Stan Matzke, Paul Fred
strom, Willard Fagler, Don Weber,
Lee Dobler, Dave b anroacn, uiar
ence Cook and Don Muenster.
Centers are Bill Johnson,
Chuck Ott, Gary Renzelman
and Bill Soelberg..
The guards are Joe Good,
Fred Seger, Bud Extrom, Jerry
Sandbulte, Pat Mallette and
Clark Smaha.
Lettermen for the season were
Jim Buchanan, Extrom, Fagler,
Jest compuny
an Easter bonnet
Cet ready for Easter with Arrow Shirts in white,
solid colors, and patterns, and Arrow Ties.
Shirts, 3.95 up 1 Ties, 1.50 up
Fredstrom. Good. Johnson, Mat
zke. Sandbulte. Seger and Weber,
A total or lzu minutes piaying
time was necessary for a man to
Buchanan was named the
most valuable player on the
team by his Husker teammates.
As a result, he won both the
high scorer and most valuable
player awards.
The trophies, given by Claude
Retherford, were offered three
years ago, and since then have
been held by Bus Whitehead and
Bob Pierce.
league I
Sigma Phi Epsllon
Sigma Chi
Phi Delta Theta
Alpha Tau Omega
Delta Tau Delta
Sigma Nu
Kappa Sigma
Phi Kappa Psi
Theta Xi
Alpha Gamma Rho
Beta Theta Pi
Beta Sigma Psi
Farm House
Tau Kappa Epsllon
Delta Upsilon
Brown Palace
Pi Kappa Phi
Delta Sigma Phi
Cornhusker Co-op
Pioneer House
Theta Chi
Ag Men's Club
Vocational Ag
Lazy Farmers
Norris House
Nebraska Co-op
Presby House
. liaptlst House
Newman Club
Methodist House
Lutheran House
Practical Arts
Dental College Frosh
Delta Sigma Pi
Psychology Department
Sigma Gamma Epsllon
Charlie Hoag, Kansas three
sport ace, ranked eighth among
Big Seven ground gainers in foot
ball last fall started on KU's Big
Seven and AAU champion basket
ball team, and placed fourth in
the conference in the discus throw
in last spring's conference outdoor
track and field meet.
Huskers To See
Pro Game
Coach Tony Sharpe's Ne
braska baseballers will get
some special entertainment
during their stay at Tulsa Wed
nesday and Thursday.
The Huskers left Tuesday for
the Lone Star state, and will
meet Tulsa university Wednes
day in the first of a two-game
The New York Giants are
scheduled to play the Cleveland
Indians at Tulsa Thursday and
the Husker diamondmen will
witness the contest.
Their trip also includes their
turning spectators for a basket
ball game between the Harlem
Globe Trotters and the College
All Stars. This game is to be
played on the Tulsa U. maples.
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Hendrlckson, freshman sprinter
will compete in the 100 and 220
yard dashes at. KU Thursday.
He won fiflth place in the 440
in the conference indoor meet
(Daily Nebraskan Photo)
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Campus Interviews on Cigarette Tests
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mildness tests were almost too hot to handle, but
he didn't make an error. He realized that cigarette
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Millions of smokers throughout America know, too,
there's a thorough way to judge cigarette mildness!
It's the sensible fesf..,the 30-Day Camel Mildness
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in your "T-Zone" (T for Throat, T for Taste),
you'll see why ,
After all the Mildness Tests . .