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Thursday, April 16, 1953
THE DAILY NEBRASKAN
Wind Forces NU
By GARY TRANDSEN
Sports Staff Writer
If it isn't the rain that keeps
Bill Glassford's Nebraska football
team from working outdoors, it's
something else. That was certainly
the case Wednesday as the Con
huskers were forced inside be
cause of a rampaging north wind
Yesterday was also a riav rif Hn.
1 nificance for the Husker gridiron
" asDirants for it marked the be
ginning of the second week of the
20-day spring training session
Thus far the injury jinx hasn't hit
the Cornhusker camp hard and
Glassford and his aides are keep
ing their fingers crossed for the
Bill Schabacker, veteran Hus
ker wingman and Bob Hofacre,
another end' candidate, arc the
only squadmen suffering from In
juries. Schabacker, one of the
Husker co-captains, is recovering
from a minor shoulder injury
while Hofacre chipped a bone in
his wrist and will be out of action
for an indefinite period.
Glassford worked his offensive
machines on the weak side attack
off the single wing Wednesday
and continued to stress the Ne
braska passing game. John Bor-
aogna, ueoree Cifra and Rex
Fischer again handled the brunt
oi the passing load.
There were a few new faces on
the top three offensive elevens
during the indoor session as the
Husker head mentor juggled the
lineups somewhat. The squads:
Knds Denn T, and Don Hewitt
Tackle Trd Tonnor and Jerry Minnirk
Cuards Bob Vi'aeiwr and Lawrence Uoll
4nltr Jim Oliver
Barks (ieorne iohde, Jnn McWHIIams,
John Bordogna and Georaa Cifra
Knds Jack Bralrr and Ralph AVeddle
Tackles Max Kilrelman and Bon (ilantr
Guards 1 tenia Grless and Charlie Bryant
Center Bnh Oberlla
Backs Ban Brown. Rex Fischer, Boh
Hmitfc and Jim Velsley
Knds Jerrr Yeaaer and Ken Rcinen
Tackles I'e Kvans and Dick Moore
(inards Tom Krtnal and Jerrr I'anlson
Center Ted Brill
Backs Ken Moore, Bill Thayer, Sylvester
Harris and Dennis Korlnck
Busy Husker Golfers Hit
) Road For Washburn, KU
Golf Coach Bob Hamblet's golf-,Emil Radik and Jay Benedict,
ers have a full slate ahead cf them Plans for next week include a
for the next two weeks. This! match between the varsity and the'
week-end the golfers join all of, freshmen. Right now the fresh
the other athletic squads by going I men are playing a round-robin
on a road trip against Washburn tournament to determine who will
and Kansas University. Iplay in the 36-hole trial rounds
Looking over his list of candi-i which will be played early next
dates for the traveling squad.Jweek.
Hamblet pointed out that he has I The leading freshmen candi
only one letterman to work with. dates are Jack Moore and Herb
The lone letter winner is ErvlMayer from Grand Island, Dick
Peterson. In the Huskers first! Beechner, John Peterson, Chick
home match this year, Peterson! Graham, and Bruce Martin from
toured the course with even par.
Hamblet stated that Peterson
could usually be depended on for
at least par score for a day's
Erv holds down the number one
position on the team and there is
a close battle for the other three
Rodger Gohde, a sophomore,
hnlrls down the number two nosi-
tion for this week-end's competi
Eyes Conference Opener
ISIltiilllliiC ; : " . 5
By HOWARD VANN
Assistant Sports Editor
The outlook for the Nebraska
track squad may be a little bright
er in the near future. Track Coach
ttd Weir said Wednesday that the
return of distance runner Hobei injury and it Will
Jones to action was "very hope-iawhile tF nim to
Jones has been out of action for
quite a while and definitely will
not be ready to go this Saturday
at the Kansas Relays. If present
plans go accordingly Hobe could
be ready to go in at least one race
by All-Sports Day, May 2.
Jone's return would add some
drastically needed strength to the
Coach Weir has picked seven
boys to go with him this weak-end
to the Kansas Relays. Weir stated
that he is just taking one station
wagon full of trackmen this Fri
day, but that he will take a much
bigger squad to the Drake Relays,
April 24-25 at Des Moines, la.
The seven men who will ac
and Grimm, Dale, and Smith in i stride also.
the weights. Weir's main objective right now
Two .other major casualties . . . - 4.
have been working out in the! 15 PrePare htls !. "
past week. Brien Hendrickson was conference meet, May 22-23 at
out for over sixty days wit!: a leg 'Ames, la. and the Drake Relays
Courtesy Lincoln Star
NU'S BASEBALL MENTOR . . . Coach Tony Sharpe, whose re
vamped Cornhusker diamondmen new hold a 3-2-1 record for
the young season, is readying his squad for its first Big Seven
game of the year at Kansas State Friday. The Huskers play a
two-game series against the Wildcats before moving on to Law
rence to meet the Kansas Jayhawkers Monday and Tuesday. Ne
braska placed second in the loop final standings last season.
Coach Hamblet predicts that al
ways powerful Oklahoma and
Iowa State will be the golfing
Wes Santee, Kansas Jayhawker
distance ace. and Thane Bauer
Cliff Dale's discus throw of 145
feet 1 inches a week ago sat
Lawrence puts hfm in a fair posi
tion to pick up points in that
Five 1952 Olympic teammers,
three from the Big Seven ranks,
will go after added glory at Law
rence Saturday in the 28th Kan
This roster incluss Darrow
Hooper, Texas A & M's towering
weight-caster; Arnold B e 1 1 o n,
Drake high jumper; and the Big
Seven trio of Thane Baker, Kan
sas State; Wes Santee, Kansas;
and Neville Price, Oklahoma. The
latter represented his native land,
company Weir to Lawrence are SPuh,Aica, in the world games
Dan Tolman, Wendell Cole, Jim at Helsinki.
Sommers, Glenn Beerline, Charles!, Hooper and Baker erected the
Grimm. Larry' Smith and Cliff i ims group
Two of the seven boys will be
entered in AAU events being held
at the Kansas Relays. Glenn Beer-
line is entered in the hop-skip-jump
competition. In warming up
for the event Beerline jumped a
Dan Tolman is the other possi
bility for the AAU competition
in the 400 meter (quarter-mile)
hurdles. If Tolman can get enough
practice in before Saturday he
will compete in the race.
Tolman is also competing in
the hurdle events along with Cole.
Beerline is entered in the broad
jump, Sommers in the pole vault,
later on this month. 0
Four hurdlers have been work
ing out to form a shuttle relay
team to compete at Drake. Jim
Hofstetter moved from the fourth
slot on the relay team to the third
for a bit of inspiration for Wier.
It shows that the boys are hus
tling and improving.
Phil Hidelk is another boy who
is being counted on for double
duty later in the season. Besides
his usual job of high jumping
Phil has been working in the
broadjumping pit. He jumped
21-9 at. Colorado without much
Alain Feature Clock
(Schedule Furnished by Theaters)
Varsity: "Trouble Along the
Way," 1:00, 3:13, 5:16, 7:29, 9:42.
State: "Babes In Bagdad," 1:00,
3:55, 6:50, 9:45. "Three Steps
North," 2:30, 5:25, 8:20.
with a brace of runner-up fin
ishes in the shot put and 200
meters, respectively. Hooper was
beaten less than ince by his arch'
foe, USC's Parry O'Brien, 57-1-:
57, after winning by almost the
same, fraction in the final U.S.
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season 6 P i Kansas State sprint star, will be
e - I two of the Big Seven's leading
f l competitors in the annual KU
FOUr TeamS Travel j Relays Saturday,
r. i, , .. Nebraska's main hope for places
Four major university athletic Ue itne hurdles and weight
teams will trave to the Sunflower, tin Uh cliff Dale mAoOT
state to compete against teams;,. . nt ispns dual
tion, and Louis Roper moves into from Kansas, Kansas State and;meet record breaker, leading the
the tnira sioi. I"''" 'strong NU weight men.
The playoff for fourth position The baseball team will be at Santee has listed the top two
will take place today between Tom; Kansas State to open up their,times in the mile and 880-yard
Tollen and Dick Laucr. 1 1953 Big Seven competition in a runs for the past two seasons. He
Other members of the varsity j two game series Friday and Sat-jholds the conference indoor record
team who arc hoping to break intorday. jn the mile at 4:08.3, and the 880
the top four are Bennett Martin,! Seven trackmen will carry the at 1:53.6, which he set in a gruel-
Nebraska colors to Lawrence to jng pace last winter.
compete in the Kansas Relays. Baker, in his third year o: com
The golf and tennis teams will petition as a Wildcat, holds 60
travel together to meet Washburn yard indoor marks of :06.3 and
University Friday at Topeka and :06.2 and 440-yard indoor marks
Kansas University Saturday at of :50.2 and- :50.3 for the past two
Lawrence. years of indoor competition.
rrniTORfl VOTE: The follow tM artWe
aaeeared to ttw April 11 hoe f the Cw
ell Daily Sam.)
Two Records Threatened
In Saturday's KU Relays
Will anyone ever run a mile ini
four minutes or under? This ques- j
tion, long a favorite subject for
f4aK3TA Bmnnir fvo-lr fine Vi r-m i CfVi I
I out the world, has again come to 'topple Saturday when Midwest
1 1 j ia m l i j --.. U l.nnb nfrA fiftf"!
Two records are cood bets to lushed the existing record in 1949.
?.A..a..l ?rif.,ocf Relays' individual-event records
a, nas again come louoppie iwiuiuaj w..c. t.r:. - , f
the fore as the result of several'and Southwest track and fieW-' Vf"'" ,1
Dustanding performances last win-squads unravel the 28th Kansas -
ter Relays at Lawrence, me lanaem V u m i i
L.mw.u,Tv o 90 J,VZl twn IJniversitv-class re-iump.Milinj Bob Walters eng.-
" " -j. - ! . , ,,.," j vh-neered for Texas m 49.
Drake's Olympic leaper, Arnie
year-old Australian student, ran, lays, the Sprint Medley ana me
amuein i. n was me nearest r our-wme 'Bettori. already has bettered that
approach to the dream of milers! And the host Jayhawkers Willi k 'with a wjnning hoist of
that any runner has achieved inibe the central figure in both of:6 gli at the Bost0n Knights of
several years. Later Landy madeithem. Although there always is Columbus Games He also owns
three other attempts to run the consjderable shuffling fo person-, mark of 69, which he turned
first four minute mile, but he was'nel since the Mt. Oread show in!gs fl freshman two years ago. His
unable to better the time he had a one-day meet, Bill Easton's gang, t.ief rjva Ea,t Texas state's
recorded in December. ijs almost certain to shoot at this,ch uck HoldinK has gone as high
One of the finest performances pajr 0f titles. The Hawkers havegt 67 tnjs y'ear and owns ca.
of the winter in the mile run was a string of four consecutive Four- reer Jp of 6.9 and g9. And
turned in by 18-year-old Johnny. Miie tjt)es going. And they arethjs jr win get pressure from
Kopil of Bayonne High School in,eager to lorge a second world rec-,tne jjkes of ACC's Les Vanover;
New Jersey. In a New York meet.iord application in the Medley. l7exas' Bo Billings- Jerry Whatleyi
he set a new United States high j A unit of Smith( Frank Hard jn.Simmons, and Bob Whid
school record of 4:20.1, breaking a Cindrich, Dick McGlinn and Wesidorli Oklahoma.
19 year scrwlastic record. iSantee blazed to a new world oUs Neville Price could graze
Some day this high school star,mark of 3:21.8 at the Texas Relays;tne ancient Broad Jump standard
will be gunning for the four mm-. wo weeks ag0 This 0pped nine-:of 25-4, which Iowa's 1932
ute mark, which has escaped the-tenths of a ,;econd off NYU's Olympic champion, Ed Gordon,
graps of milers since 1913. Inthat,,jsted worid standard of 3:22.7. (established as far back as '31.
Price reached 24-11 at Texas
and last year hit 25-2 Vs This, of
course, means, he'll be obliged to
year John P. Jones, an Amencan, But the jayhawks' trek has been
ran the first mile in less than 4:15.jcnatIer)ged on alleged mis-stag-The
great Finnish distance run-;eerin of the Na 3 carTv, which
ner, Paavo Nurmi, startea inings.forced tne first 220 man to run ceed his all-time best
off with a 4:10.4 run on a cinaer250 yards the second 190. Record is to fall.
iracK, ana muers mrauwv The mark haj been fj!ed f OT , Darrow Hooper, Texas Akm s
world have been consUntly im-j ... , . nivmnip Shot-Putter, noses the
stiffert challenee in more man a
decade to the 171-6 discus stan
dard. He already has reached
1 . lICLUUIIHIUII.
proving on ms lime. 'would like to place it above ques-
In the early -194 Is the two scorching dem-
Swedish running 'twins, Arne, . .. . finders.
Anderson and Gunder Hagg start-. , .,i K ,, ,,iir;i ,nH iRR-fi this snrine
ed to peck away at the mile rec-of cnu which means one And a wc.baianced Glenn
ord until 19 when Gunder the, for ,eadoff qUiirter. Cunningham Mile field of seven
Wonder" established a new world Si to gher fjeld than the one the foes likely will dip close to the
record for this distance run. His h kg beat at Austjn js an. 4:10il docking held by Blaine
official time of 4:01.4 was th consideration. iRideout, North Texas State and
short of the "dream mi. e, but no , Thfi current Relavs' mark is Wisconsin's Don Gehrmann. Bruce
one in the last decade has been ,.J4 hed bv Oklahoma's 1950.D r u m mond, of Oklahoma, hit
able to top this mark Jfoursome of Chuck C o 1 e m a n.'4:12.3 at Texas. Lawton Lamb
Running on an indoor track at,Jerry Meader, Jim Finley, and, former Illinois ace, has travelled
Dartmouth College on March Bmjacobs. with the Sooners and jas low as 4:12 .0. .,,
1938. Glenn Cunningham, now a oss. Jowa add(,d n such, HmAWKirtmu.
Kansas rancher, turned in the Desi ag ,.tarters as the Jayhawks, no-yard hinii win-iaa, Hamoit rii-
time ever made by an American. State and Oklahoma A&M, .Iia,1'"-""afcj;' t,iad TCf,
1 His mark of 4:04.4 was an i out-; , s bad wealhcr can savc this',,"" MMA' c' 'and' Ttt"
standing performance considering; . .. I M)lc run4 ,0i, Blanc Ridcout. Norm
the pressure under which it was pntry fihe(.t w 0 , djr. 8,. mo and vm Mm. w
run. , 'match the Jayhawks' torrid Wes itkw mtrr mn 3:53.3. Gknn Cunnmrtam,
Most sports authorities ..f.Santc against such luminaries asj14- fut, -. zn. Tom
that pvpntiiallv someone win run , urkAAi f iYm UouriovAc' rwtn i.H,nna. ii:i7
(M frtiit miniitp! nr Under. m 1 1 4M-nrter hurdlcn :52.S, Lee Yodt-r, Af-
They point out that the recora McCorrnick of Oklahoma, and
"j l"""'- - j linen, i ntoiiuiuo, o
time for the distance has droppea pjHy Hpardf AM sophomore,
steadily over the years. Twenty-, (ne anch0ring 880. Santee smok
five years ago no one had ever a J;4g 7 cIeanUp carry at Austin,
run a mile in less than 4:1U, ,'el,Towers was caught In 1:53.6, and
now many runners can consist
ently better that figure.
One of the main attractions that
u ni tab- T,iar at the Drake Re-
lavs April 24-25 will be the at-
,!.. nf the country s
l.op high jumpers. All three of
lie jumpers have gone over tne
Dar at 6-9. .
Walter Davis and Ken T7iesner
will compete in an exhibition on
Saturday. These two boys fished
one-two in the Olympics at Hel
sinki. - . . a
The third man who cleared 6-
will be in the actual competition.
He is Arnold Bctton from Drake
TTni.,.i nraUe nlaced seventn
in the Olympics and will compete
in the collegiate division of hign
l.. . I(7)
Hruad Jump r& iJiJiownt
1 ' ItKh jump -8 318. Hob Waiicre. Ttxtt.
J'olc vault 5 5-"j4 lm Coow, Kcbraka,
, 1 i
i Sii'of mil TA-, Charlca Konvillr, Michi-
-171-6 Archie Harri. 7n-
V, nmnnr.nn WilHrafd In 3-9(1.3 lean. HM.'l.
v-.ni ran in im v-ii;gic 1 1 c-1 $ jan!1- 1941.
view Relnvs with Heard anchor-! .ivriin mm -22-2, ah Tcrrr, Hu-
ioPHUp-iump -47-2, Jim Gchrtiardt, nice.
13,2 fMVi:itKITV KKI.AVH
QuarHT-mili Iowa (Andrew Iloolc.
Wilwm Iiri, Carl Nclm, Jamcn Owenj.
intr in 1:52.5.
Such leadoff men a. Smith;
Thne Baker, K-State's Olymnic
snrinter: Ouanah Cox of Okla
homa, and Leroy Ebcrt, lowa,;1 ..,,,,',m,. ,,am owm, wii
would insure a terrific early paceJvm iin. Andrew nooicy, cn Nrimi).
TCnniraK alrparlr has run under il l5. and Tnm (Iiean fcmith. Halph Pcrion,
lansas airpaay nas run unaer ,.,,nhi,, rharim Thmnai). inf,2.
its own Relays Four-Mile record mh 3:14.8. Oklahoma (Ham i. cma-
Of 17:18.3, erected last year, With nh (. Chuck Colrman. J. w. ianourni,
a stunning 17:14.0 at Texas. The19;f2wo.Miir 7r4i 0. Oklahoma am f.iohn
Jayhawks 8re not likely to beiMinchrr, UNI Brandrtxrry, Jonn jeaaeii
taxed to retain their cnampion-i f-Dr.Miii j7.i8.3, Kan n.ioyd Kobr.
ship, but already have proved (An rtaiwii, lierb Semrr, w samwi,
iney can run wen asainsi me !",- w.d10:on 7. Wichiaar. (An
Watch. DlCk Wilson gave hlSiHiunt, Charlii Julln William., Xon Mc-
mates a 50 yard bulge in the il';.,,..,,.,, , nw.h,. n,ri,
opening carry at Texas, and San- coitman, Jim nmey, ivn Meader, Iim ja-
tee was out 150 yards when he:"". JH-w0iiitf rfi.avh
unreeled that unofficial 4:06.6 an- ti.ir.fnite 1 -:m 0. Nonh Tna ftutt mick
Smiih, Hxy ltrnlre, Llord Lowe, Jerome Za-
Mil, 3:10.8. Anllem--Chrllfan (R. C
Tcrr, Ilob bealy, Pete liaaui, Jbeon Ixpard),
1Jfv'o.MI1r 7:4R 4, Abilene Chrlmlan may
RuiKina. Klmer Womaik, Horace Templetun,
Joe J(edlei. 140. ,
Knml Medler 3:27.1. Compton J.
(Arulr Williamtmi. Menard (.entry, Genrae
Hrown, Jerome Wallerm. 1050.
Stale (Alvln f"hrlman. llarer llrranl, Wayne
ilideoul, Illalnc Hideout), lw.
A match of Texas, Oklahoma
A&M. and Kansas could place the
Two-Mile record of 7:41 in dan
ger. However this is sn unlikely
combination since that race Is
only 40 minutes prior to the
Sprint Medley and no entry owns
enough half-milcrs to sprinkle
UiftiJ. laftlnrt'CnUUKn IlcJiJ-llliH.! t" ni luniv
The Drake Relays are : be ng . . both raccg A&M cstab.
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