The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, February 02, 1954, Page Page 3, Image 3

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    Tuesdoy, February 2, 1954 THE NEBRASKA N Jii
Phil Uenilolh Cofc Brnnl l! " " l!Huskers T Ma" g!ta"
As Weir's Trackmen Bovi
If anything can be attributed to
the defeat of Ed Weir's Univer
sity of Nebraska track and field
team to Iowa Slate Saturday it
was the sorrowful lack of Husker
scoring punch in the distance
The Cyclones swept the two
mile and the 880 as they de
feated Nebraska for the first time
In history in indoor competition.
The mile would, have been an
other Cyclone slam if third-place
finisher Ron Jackson hadn't been
disqualified for bumping Ne
braska's Stan Matzke.
As things were Coach Burl
Berry's clan spoiled the Husker's
indoor traCk inaugural 58-46.
THERE WAS a big Nebraska
bright spot, in the person
of high-jumper Phil Heidelk.
senior from Fairbury. He cleared
tor bar a 6 feet 4 78 inches to
break the existing meet record
of 6 3" by Nebraska's Dick
Meissner in 195L.
Heidelk's leap was also with
in one-eighth inch of Meissner's
indoor varsity record and only
one-half inch under the Big Seven
indoor record set by Kansas' Tom
Scofield in 1948-
NEBRASKA'S BEST all-around
showing came in the field events.
Cliff Dale, conference indoor
champion from Falls City, won
the shotput with a heave of 48
Ex-Husker Takes
High School Post
frank uutcn Meyer. larmer
University' of Nebraska athlete,
was named recently as the new
bead basketball coach at Neder
land. Colo., high school
Meyer has been serving as
freshmen line coach at the Uni
versity of -Colorado for the past
two years while he has worked
toward a Master's Degree in
physical education.
Meyer. 23. has also served as
bead trainer for the Lincoln A's
sod the Colorado Springs Sky Sox
in the Western League.
While at Nebraska he was a
member of the football team in
1S49, '59 and '51.
Leahy Resigns
Terry Brennan Named
Irish Football Coach
During the past weeks there
bas been a general upheaval in
the owching profession of college
t ootbalL There has been a roul
titud of appointments along with
several surprise resignations as
the major gridiron powers begin
to lay their grouirwork for the
1854 season.
In on of fbe big switches ymug
Terry Bresflum. 25, Notre Dame
acsisUst and former Iri foot
ball star, was named as the
aeteoTa bead football roach to
aaoceed Frank Leahy, wba sud
denly resigned Snnday.
Notra Dame presideDt. Father
Theodora Hesburgh, said Brennan
signed a three-year contract. Sal
ary terms were not disclosed. The
new IMsh grid rnentor said his
appointment left him with
"mm&ed feelings."
T n of foofhall's -
time coaching greats, cail be
cause of ill health. The 45-yetr-old
coach bad collapsed czrn
the half of the Georgia -ech
tussle to October. Leahy ,.iald
that doctors bad recent ad
vised faira to call it qraj"- i'oig2i
be bad two years remaining on
bis current contract.
auccsor to Wes Fesier with
the appointment of Murray War
tnath, bead football coach at
MissistippL It was a surprise
move as Warmath hadn't even
been rxketttioned aa the Gopher
greet play for
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feet 1 inch. Nebraska's Ken
Reiners and Len Rosen finished
second and third respectively.
Other big Husker winners in
cluded sophomore Jon McWil
liams and junior Brien Hendrick
son. McWiBiams won a photo finish
in the 60-yard highs in :07.9 and
pressed Iowa State's Raymond
Hoffman in the lows. Hendrick-
son won the 440 in :51 after los-
ir.g a decision to
the Cyclones' John Hod g ell in
the 60-yard dash.
THE OTHER Husker first was
in the mile relay after Iowa
State dropped the baton on the
first leg. '
Nebraska meets Minnesota at
Minneapolis in their next indoor
tussle this Saturday.
Eagles Grab
Ted Connor
Tackles Ted Connor and Jerry
Minnick and Fullback Ray No
vak of last season's University
of Nebraska football squad were
among the nation's outstanding
players selected by professional
football clubs in the first 17
rounds of the drafting.
Connor, a participant in the
East-West came in San Franclsca
in early January, was selected
by the Philadelphia Eaeles in
the third round. The Washing
ton Redskins chose Minnick in
the ninth round while Novak was
named br the Detroit Lions in
the fourteenth.
Other Big Seven players
named in five rounds or under
included Back Very! Switzer,
Kansas Slate; End Gary Knafelc,
Colorado; Back Larry Gngg,
Oklahoma: and Guard Bob Man
ila. Kansas.
Switzer was chosen by the
New York Giants in the first
round and then was shipped to
Clrpn Rav Packers as cart
of a previous deal Both Knafelc
and Grigg were named in the
second round. Knafelc was pick
ed by the Chicago Cardinals and
Grigg by the Baltimore Colts.
Manila was grabbed up in the
fifth by the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Two Big Seven schools also
filled their vacated coaching
The Tdversity af Kansas
mtmmd th tiirkiekaMjl wander.
Chack Mather, as Its bead foot
ball eaach while lewa SUte
naned a TtrtaaXbr ftnknewa, Yore
ni FravMU.
Mather formerly coached Mas-S
siuon, USD), mga scnooi. wdht
bis teams compiled an amazing
record. It was this same school
ia which Paul Brown, present
coach of the Cleveland Browns,
made the big jump to Ohio
Da Friojcesca has been bead
noach at litHe Western dinois
R;jsi4 OtfWe since 1949. His
teams bare woo 28 games while jj
losing only seven. n
IX ftTHEk major appointments
Ur.iAt tTSuffvt TisHStierta became '
zslA maeM rJI Michigan Slate
sixeeding Biggie Munn who be
came athletic ourector. &teve soo
m-as named to succeed George li
Monger at the University of ;j
Pfconrylvanja nd EarJe fcflwaros
became the new bead man at
North Carolina State.
All three were assistants with
Mann's pemerf ul Spartan eleven
this year.
la other changes J. V. S.'kes.
former Kansas coach, became
head coach at East Texas State
and F- L. Frosty Ferzacca, a
former high school coach, was
named as head pilot of Mar
quette University.
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Husker Brightspot
Phil Heidelk, University senior
from Fairbury, set a new meet
. mark in the high jump Satur
day. The Husker high jumper
cleared 6 feet 4 78 inches for
a top Iowa Stale-XU meet
mark. The previous record
was set by Nebrask's Dick
Meissner in 1951. In spite of
Heidelk's outstanding perf orm
ance, however, the Husker
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track and field team bowed
to the Iowa State Cyclones in
their season track opener. The
Huskers were defeated 58-46.
It was the first time in history
in indoor competition that the
Cyclones had been victorious
over a Husker team. The next
Husker tussle is at Minneapolis,
when Coach Ed Weir's "trafck
team meets Minnesota U next
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Coach Harry Good's Univer-
sitv of Nebraska DasKexoau
squad, currently undeteatea in
Big Seven competition, will con
tinue their surprising drive for
the Big Seven bunting with a
skirmish against Tex Winter's
Kansas State Wildcats at Man
hattan Saturday.
Nebraska, presently tied with
the University of Kansas for
NU Student
Tops Local
Boxing Show
Bob McKee. University of Ne
braska student, won the Golden
Gloves midd leweight boxing
Tviav Tiipfct hv outfirine
Bill Frazier before some 1,500
boxing fans. nwl a tinrinr left
band to pile op valuable points
over his capable opponent in
ikinr the southeastern Ne
braska Golden Gloves title.
The University slugger needed
only the victory over Frazier to
cop the championship. He and
Frazier were the o'y entrants
in the event.
Husker Grapplers
Meet Wisconsin
The University of Nebraska
wrestling, gymnastics and swim
ming teams will all be in action
this weekend.
ai P-tn wrestlers take on
Wisconsin in Lincoln Friday eve
ning while the gymnastics' team
under Jake Geier meet Colorado
State in Lincoln on Saturday af
ternoon. The swimmers, coached
by Ho".lis Lepley, travel to Ames
for a Saturday engagement with
Iowa State.
We Give
Green Stomps
The Arrow Dart'" is tops for
irood taste. Quality, style,
flawless detail. Made of San
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Non-1 lit collar looks fresh all
day long. Trim fit, pop-proof
button. 14 to IS.
Red Ties
At low
(site him a Valentine Kfd tie with
a shirt and yaIl ready be "tops"
with bim, Wool, trkwt and a
wrted fabrics.
first place in the loop standings
with four straight wins, whipped
the Wildcats in an early Jan
nary tussle 88-75.
IT WAS a well-balanced Corn
husker attack that tripped the
Cats in their previous engage-
Tnt finarfl Fred Seeer. the
hustling hoopster from Omaha,
hustling hoopster lrom umana,
dumped in 25 points to pace the
current holder of Nebraska
scoring record with 34 points
against Missouri, bad 18.
Forwards Willard FaEler and
TVin Vhr hart 19 and 15 re
spectively. Guard Gene Sta offer
was the w ildcat wniz wia n
points. Lately it has been big
Jesse Prisock who has been
leading the Kansas Staters. Pri
sock. a forward, had 14 against
Nebraska when the two teams
met in Lincoln.
IN LAST week's action Iowa
State managed their first confer
ence victory of the season by
upsetting Nebraska's Saturday
night foe 60-56. Prisock flipped
in 23 points during the contest
In other games Missouri nipped
the Cyclones 62-57 and Baylor
dumped Oklahoma 63-55 in a
non-conference meeting.
Fhog Allen's Kansas Jarhawks
p re-season favorites, have a
chance to take undisputed first
place tonight if they get by a
surprisingly good Colorado team.
The Buffs, sparked by their
liieH-evwimff renter Rjjrdette
Haldorson, have improved great-
could spring an upset without
BESIDES THE Husker-Cat tilt
Sa turd ay. other games include
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ivansas ai VJauaiioma, e?oioraao ai
Iowa State and Missouri at Iowa,
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Colorado attack, is still the Big
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Pig, wive
f e afty relay
Seven's leading scorer with 102
points in four games, a sizzling
25.5 average. Missouri's Bob
Reiter has 106 points, but th
Tiger pivot has been in six
games. The leaders:
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H.'dorvoo. Cot ... 4 42 2MS 102 SS 50
hmo.m 4 42 28-25 102 28 50
oi. ' s 36 29 100 20 00
A 94 97-.1X 7S 18.7S
Rriwr. Mo.
6 44 18-28 lOS 17.87
Line, Okl 5 28 31-40 87 17.40
Prnock. KS 6 31 32-41 4 15 7
Panmoo, Kas. ... 4 21 16-24 68 140
Do-can. IS 5 25 19-29 21 13 W
Bora. Kas. 4 19 17-26 55 13.75
DoS. Kas. 4 18 15-21 51 125
W EBER. NEB. .. 4 1 4 23-35 51 12.75
Filbett. Mo 25 21-30 73 12 17
Stewart. Mo. 6 21 21-30 63 10 50
Siaoffer. KS 6 20 22-30 62 10.33
VanCtea. IS 5 18 15-28 51 10 20
Parti. Mol 6 13 24-36 50 .
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Kama Suit Oklahoma 5J
Mmouri 62 1" Stan 57
Kmas Sulc 63 Otlahana 53
Baylor 63 uajaaonsi om
NU Baseballers
To Play 22 Tilts
A 22-game baseball schedule
for the University of Nebraska
has been announced by Coach
W. D. (Tony) Sharpe. The slate
includes eight non-conference
games and 14 league tilts.
The Husker epen their sea
son with a six-ram swing Into
Oklahoma and Texas April 9 at
Tulsa University, inner non-conference
tilts Include Houston
Texas, and Oklahoma AatM.
The Huskers open their con
ference season against the Kan
sas State Wildcats at Manhattan
April 26. They follow tne opener
o-ith annthrr single tilt the fol-
lowing day -
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place last year, being nudged out
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points by champion Oklahoma.
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