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Sam J. Norgle Wins. Nebraskan
Award For 'Star Of
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By TBENK in
Sports Staff Writer
Sam J. Norgle, versitile Husker
amatory artist, has been award
ed the Nebraskan "Star of the
Week" accolade for an Inspired
" clutch performance In his first out
door clocking of the year late Satur
Norgle, who has been doing good
work all year in his Indoor per
formances, broke a Midwest AAU
endurance record of 4:36.9 in ad
vanced osculation with a brilliant
4:41.5. Although hampered by a
tight collar and bone chips in his
left elbow, Norgle showed fine form
throughout the evening. '
Eva Skalnik, venerable Husker
mentor In advanced interdigitation
and osculation, said "Norg'e is a
Betsy Hearthrug, Norgle 's anchor
man, attested to the modest star's
skills. "He leaves you breathless,"
Because of bad weather, Nor
gle's record-breaking performance
was his first clocking outdoors. His
chances of lowering- the mark still
more are very good, Skalnik en
Norgle, an Arts and Party's jun
ior, is in his second year on the
Husker varsity. He completed a
brilliant prep career in various
parlors throughout the eastern
part of the state.
An avid trainer, Norgle takes his
sport very seriously. "If one is to
excel," he said, "one must devote
every minute of one's time to his
chosen sport." . ,
A brilliant clutch performer, Nor
gle is noted for his great mobility
across a car seat. He is currently
working on a book, "The Intricicate
Details of the Clutch in the Car."
Although it is too early in the
season to tell, he professed a de
sire to attack the existing world's
interlocking finger pressure record
of 18.4 kilograms set in 1947 by
Egrec Dublevay, the "Fantastic
Frenchman," who is now in re
' tirement. - I
Norgle is considered by Coach
Sklanlk to have a "good chance"
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By BOGER WRINKLE
Q. Mr. Bragmann, what do yon
think of the sports situation this
A. You mean the sports horizon,
boy? WelL I'd say that our con
tingents are icing their share of
Q. I see. Well, what do yoa think
of ear football prospects for next
A. '-'CVTI T vent down to watch
a the Spring workouts, and it looks
like our gridders will have a well
oiled machine. When the Big Red
steamroller dons its togs, it'll win
Q. How are the fresh ma a pros,
A. We have a good crop of year
lings this time, boy; after a few
more practice licks, they'll get
some varsity berths.
Q. What about ear track and
A. Glad you asked me that boy.
Just the other day I was shooting
the breeze with, youthful mentor
Jerry Lee, who thinks hell pilot
the Husker thinclads to many a
dual upset against the other spiked
shoe squads in the cinder circuit.
Q. We had a pretty geod wrestl
ing team this year, diJal we?
A. Yessiree, the matmen won
their share. And the Scarlet and
Cream grunt-and-groaners will gar
ner a few more laurels next year,
unless I miss my guess.
Q. It's always quite a thria,
Isn't It, when the state Ligh school
basketball teams come down for
A. Yeah, speculation runs rife,
when the prepsters invade the Uni
to break the osculation endurance
record of 4:57.3, set by Refard
Glotz of Bestead, Pa., in 1939.
"Who knows," Skalnik said with
a sly grin." he mieht be the world's
first five-minute man in oscula
Norgle has been amazingly free
from injuries throughout his ca
reer, he said. "The worst thine
that has ever happened w a s a
cracked rib I picked up in July,
1948, while training for the state
Junior Doubles competition."
In spite of his handicap he 'went
on to set a record of 0:36.9 in mul-
GOOD WORK ... Sam Norgle
is pictured breaking the oscula
tion mark in his first outdoor
performance of the spring cam
paign. He was clocked in 4:41.5
late last Saturday night. Sam, a
modest chap, attributes his suc
cess to "an early start and rig
tiple hand-kissing which still
Norgle 's outstanding performance
to date, aside from his recent
mark, is a record of 1:43.2 in mul
tiple mousing which still stands.
"It is one of the really great rec
ords in advanced osculation," Skal
nik said, her head bowed, a crys
tal tear coursing down her griz
Norgle set this mark January
15, 1955, in a dual meet. That same
evening he amassed 254 points
in davenport wrestling, for which
versity maples. It's real big-time,
a sporting classic.
Q. Have yon noticed any changes
In the game over the years?
A. Well, I don't want to get out
jn a limb, o to speak, you know,
beh, heh, but I'd say many a cage
tourney is being won these days
on gratis shots, gift tosses.
Q. What a b e n t Intramurals?
Who's tops this year?
A. The ATO's are stand-outs,
Q. I've noticed that yon play up
the ATO's quite a bit on your
page.. Are tbey really the best
A. No, boy, frankly the Betas
cop top honors, but I've had a
lot of pressure from my fraternity
Q. I see. Well, now turning to
the University baseball prospects
A. Pardon me, by, but you mean
to say the "baseball horizon."
Q. Yes, the horizon. How da
A. Well. I'd say that amiable
coach Tony Sharpe's aggregation
will win their share.
Q. Have they played any games
A. Just practice matches. He's
sort of in the Grapefruit league
the citrus circuit the college ver
sion of fur national pastime, if
you know what I mean.
Q. I think so. How Is the pitch
A. Needs depth, I'd say, but it's
top-drawer, in the front ranks. He's
got a good crew of moundsmen,
flingers from both sides. He could
use a few more portsidcrs south
paws in his mounds' corps. He's got
a few lanky hurlers who can really
Hip that pill in there, and a bunch
of veterans with sizzling curves.
He won't get belted out of the box
Q. By veterans, do you mean ex
GI's? A. No, no, boy. Don't you know
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he was awarded a loving cup.
His only advice for young hope
fuls is to "wash your face in the
morning and neck at night."
By Female Writer
Blast Of The Week
Well, hi, there, ladies!
So Sam Nogle won the clutch
contest. Well, we girls all know
that if if weren't for Betsy, a won
derful example of our sex, he
wouldn't have set such a good rec
ord. You see, they can't get along
without us. No offense meant to
Sam, of course.
This has been one terrif' week,
what with everyone cutting classes
and all. I was so glad to see so
many of you at the wrestling
matches Wednesday night, and I'm
also pleased that everyone cut
golf class to take advantage of
the precious weather Thursday.
Dont forget now, I still have
plenty of blank scorecards for a
price, natch' if you care to cut
class later in the spring.
Fifth' By Default
Love Hall placed fifth in the tiddly-winks
round. (Love Hall is
mentioned before the other win
ners because it placed by default.
Shame, ladies.) First place was
won by Theta Zoo, and second
went to I.C. Beta, the newest sor
ority on campus. City Club placed
About Coed Football
This week W.A.A. will hold one
big election. Your opinion is im
portant, so don't forget to pay
your fees, count up those precious
points, and VOTE. The big ques
tion is: Should W.A.A. sponsor
Coed Football? The main problem
is that some coeds prefer to re
serve that sport for social func
tions. your lingo? Veterans are the old
timers, the old-reliables.
Q. Have we many good hitters? -A.
I believe we do. We have a
couple of rookies who can clout
that lod horsehide and a bevy of
To 2 Sports
Bill Orwig, Athletic Director of
the University, announced Thurs
day athletes will be limited to par
ticipation in only two sports be
ginning next fall.
Orwig made the announcement
at a news conference. At the same
time, Intramural Director Ed Hig
ginbotham said the same policy
would be aDDlied to Intramurals.
Each student will be limited to
participate in only two sports.
The new" policy, according to
Orwie. is designed to "spread par
ticipation in athletics over more
students." A few athletes, he said,
are monopolizing the whole pro
gram. He added that participation in
more than two sports makes the
athlete stay in shape all year
round, a condition which "results
in the physical and psychological
deterioration of the athlete."
Orwig commented that the new
policy had been protested by a
group of eight N Club men who
claimed the restriction was unnec
essary. The N men claimed, ac
cording to Orwig, that the student
should be able to choose for him
self how many sports he could
Orwig pointed out, however, that
this has not prove true in the
past. Athletes have repeatedly
participated in too many sports,
he said, to the disadvantage of the
By TORPEDO BORINI
F . . KENNETH FORWARD,
F . . ROBERT CHASSOV, Nuclei
C . . GAIL BUTTS, Palate Plasters
G . . STANLEY ROSS, Crusaders
G . . OETS BOUWSMA, Sylogisms
Today's Sports section will per
haps answer the question many of
our readers have been pondering
over. This dispatch will solve the
riddle of why there were over 200
thin tired bicycles parked in front
of Andrews the other day. It was
just the annual conclave of THE
ASSOCIATION FOR ENGLISH
MAJORS INTERESTED IN
Each year at this time when the
squirrels are in bloom they gather
to cast ballots on ,the ALL UNI
VERSITY BASKETBALL TEAM.
Selections were based on past
performances - in their noonday
league held on the ceiling in the
Humanities department of Love
Library. The chairman of the elec
toral committee was quoted on his
opinions of this year's selections.
Odysseus P. Illiad stated:
Prithee, sire, I shall quoth to
thee my egrets eye vantage point
from whence I may depart upon
the just dues of thys honour."
Vectors Chasson, as he is affec
tionately called by his team mates,
was chosen on the basis of his out
standing angular complex periodic
oscillation on rebounds. He in turn
accredited all of his success to his
early childhood and his Boy Scout
leader, Kinaesthesia Ergs.
Never before in the annals of
these selections has there been a
forward quite so forward as For
ward. Forward's forwardness for
warded him to the forward for
ward position on the quintet. Gail
Butts displayed true artistic talent
at center as he paced his Palate
Plasterer squad onto greater
heights'. His play may be summed
up as subtle and somewhat ab
stract on offense but his contem
porary defense completely baffled
opponents. With another season of
eligibility remaining he may make
as good of name for himself as his
older brother Cigarr Butts.
With Rapid Robert Morgan in
the back court to add depth to the
fivesom the dream (not to be con
fused with nightmare) team be
gins to take form. Morgan was
warned several times throughout
the season to quit boring team
mates with dry lectures on road
trips. Stanley Ross was a stand
out in the far court (the further
the better). O. C. Bouwsma
"rounds" out the squad. Bouwsma,
who wore the number 13 on his
toga will always be remembered
for his dangerous dribbling.
old-timers who belt the old apple
for the extra ones. In fact, I'd
predict that we'll chalk up our
share of circuit clouts.
Q. Any visible weaknesses?
A. I'd say we're a little soft down
the middle. We have a bunch of
hawk-eyed pros roaming the out
field pastures, but I think our
keystone combination needs to
whip into shape. Our backstop's
got an erratic wing, and I'm afraid
he won't be able to peg that old
sphere down to second in time to
nip off some of the base thefts
or larcenies. Some of these Okla
homa stalwarts can pound the old
base-paths, you know, fleet as
gazelles on?e they gain the initial
Q. The second baseman and the
shortstop are really bad, hah?
A. Oh no, they'll hold their own
when the chips are down. They're
no Tinkers and Evers, but they're
still a dangerous duo. And our
scrappy shortstop can really lay
the willow to that ball. We may
move him over to the hot corner,
Q. Well still have a pretty good
A. Given the breaks from the
three blind mice, the men in blue,
and with help of a few unsung
heroes in the locker room, they'll
win their share.
Q. Fine, Mr. Sports Editor, and
thanks for the Interview. D you
thinks youll win any honors with
your sports coverage this year?
A. I try to do my best here in the
press box, and I think well win
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Sports Staff Writer
In a surprise move by the Board
of Regents Thursday Gregg Mc
Bride, sports staff writer for the
Omaha World Herald, was named
to succeed J. William Glassford as
University foocball coach.
McBride, notified immediately in
hi? Omaha office, admitted he was
somewhat surprised by the ap
pointment. "However," he added
quickly, "I shall be ready to take
over my duties for the All-Sports
Day game Saturday."
J. Leroy Welsh, chairman of the
Board of Regents, said the rea
sons for the
sudden swit c h y"
were imp era- f
He explained i
who came to
shire in 1949,
h a d b e e n Gre" McBride
pressing University officials since
the winter of 1952 for a release
from his five-year contract.
The Husker grid jmentor, Welsh
continued, had wanted to Miter the
insurance business in Spokane,
Agates In Ecstasy
In Je'iune Marbles Tournament M Elgin
By Bobby Knoll
Staff Sports Writer
(Rdltor'l Hotel Bobbr Knoll, a wiIimi
hara at the University la semantic pint poai.
nai oeca bouncing around marble circles
for many yean. One of the few reipacted
snorts writen corerlns marble tonrnen to
day, Knoll was a two year letterntaa in
collets, reignlm as Intercollegiate hall
boanclnc champion and sweeping the marble
playoffs at Ashland two years la a row. He
occasionally wears his lucky tournament
knickers, slightly scoffed and worn at the
In an upset victory today the
highly favored Lakeviewers were
squeezed out by the Exiles in the
Annual Elgin Marbles Tourna
ment. In spite of a last minute
surge by the Lakeviewers the
Exiles, trailing clouds of glory,
were able to squeak through tri
umphantly. Infinity In The Palm
Upsets were the rule of the day
as the former champion of the
circlet square, Tiger Billy Blake,
holding infinity in the palm of his
hand, missed an easy agate side
shot and was eliminated in the
Another champion of former
years was dropped when he fell
upon some thorns. Profuse bleed
ing caused him to withdraw from
competition. This narrowed the
race down to the Lakeviewers and
The Lakeviewers, annual re
Cheating In Croquet
By CLYDE E. VATT
Sports Staff Writer
than discussing the merits of the
coaster brake on a bicycle is that
of learning how to win at croquet
without cheating. This is, indeed,
I have never played, much cro
quet myself but I have tripped
over several of the wickets in the
night. Furthermore, I has v e
watched several very heated
matches in which the participants
used a great deal of profanity and
started swinging the mallets.
Actually, the method of the
game is quite simple. The object
is to maneuver your ball, with a
mallet as often as possible, be
tween a certain designated num
ber of wickets. The trick is made
beastly difficult because of the
smallness of the wicket opening
and the largeness of the ball.
Limiting The Opponent
The game thus resolves itself
into trying to limit your opponent
from getting through the wickets.
This can be dce in several ways:
1. Just before he shoots remove
the piece of grass directly in front
of his baU.
2. Ask him before each shot if
he has been getting his rest. His
hands are shaking and you're
3. Before he lays mallet to ball
adjust the wicket he's aiming for.
It's usually out of line or not
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Wash. "Only through our persua
sion and the influence of some
of our more influential members
Were we able to prevail upon Bill
to stay until this spring. We're
glad he stayed as long as he did."
Glassford and his family will re
main in Lincoln until the middle
of April when they will move to
Spokane. The former Pittsburgh
All-American said in a Nebraskan
interview Friday morning that his
stay in Lincoln had been an "un
usually enjoyable one." With typ
ical understatement he smiled and
added, "I guess I just like Ne
braska." Objective Coverage
Well-respected in the world of
sports, McBride has been associ
ated with the sports page of The
World Herald for many years. He
is especially well known for his
interest in high school sports and
his thorough, objective coverage
of the NU athletic arena. Often
seen scribbling on his small note
pad at football and basketball
practices, he is well respected by
Husker athletes for his faithful
"We were indeed fortunate in
obtaining a man of McBride's cal
iber," Clarence Swanson of the
Board of Regents said. "Already
he has established an intimate
contact with the University ath
letic program and his sense of fair
J : .
Highly Favored Lahemen
peats, were paced by Bleinheim
Bob Southey, a laurels finner. He
was coached by his aged mentor
who was almost bent double with
toil. The squad was coached in
good, orthodox fashion and had
Ifi contrast, the Exiles, sparked
by high point man George "Pretty
Boy" Gordon, had little training.
Rumor had it that they had been
seen breaking training regulations
in local bars.
The Lakeviewers showed their
usual even play that tends to wear
down their opponents, but tYr
were no match for the brilliant, 4f
sometimes erratic, Exiles. The
first round was a 2-2 draw with
"Pretty Boy" Gordon showing
some fancy knee work in spite of
an abviously bum leg.
The second round saw the
Exiles, interfused with celestial
ecstasy and cogna sweep the
boards, 3-1, to lead the play into
the third and final box.
A hush tenseness prevailed over
the crowd of 9,319 madly cheering
fans as "Fighting Bob" Southey
made a startling comeback with
a rush of fancy moomy shots. But
it was to no avail. Gordon, shout-
lodzed too firmly in the ground
4. Put your foot on your ball and
tap it rhythmically with your
5. Grab his ball and smash it
over into the neighbor's shrubbery.
6. Put on a gypsy costume and
If these measures don't work,
you will have to use misdirection.
This will be accomplished by sud
denly pointing In the course of
the set to a burning building across
the street or perhaps some inter
esting metamorphic rock struc
ture neither of you had noticed be
fore. Once your partner's gaze is
diverted, it is a simple matter to
maneuver the ball with your foot.
Of course, some explanation
must be made for the transference
of the ball from one side of the
hoop to the other. This can be
passed off very vaguely by mum
bling something in sonnet form
about the lie of the land, the tricky
terrain, misguided motives or
some equally ambiguous expres
sion. It is only advisable to say, how
ever, that at this point disagree
ment may occur. In fact, I have
never gotten beyond this point.
But this is getting away from
my original idea of how to win at
croquet wichcut cheating. Which
is just as well,
I Imagine that more important
play should give him a headstart
in working with the boys."
Leo Scherer, Nebraskan sports
columnist who is normally reticent
about athletic affairs, said that
"this is just what the football
team needs." He added that Mc
Bride's "insight and football ex
perience" should give the Husker
aggregation a "healthy shot in the
No W H Sports Page
Floyd Olds, sports editor of The
Herald, expressed regret that Mc
Bride would be leaving the paper.
Without "McBride, he is reported
to have said, the World Herald's
sports page will be discontinued
until we can find a suitable re
placement. "Until this time we
will have to devote this space to
Sources close to The World Her
ald have Indicated that Westbrook
Pegler, nationally syndicated col
umnist, has been contacted to fill
Several football players were
available for comment. Al Deines,
fine sophomore end prospect from
Scottsbluff, was pleased with the
appointment. Deines pointed out
that McBride, a student of Sig
mund Freud, should be able to
use his background in psychology
to "cement the team into a
Rex Fischer, senior quarterback
KNOLL . . . READY TO ROLL
ing for his golden bowl of Samian
wine, made a series of bank hook
shots to win in a 3-2 comeback to
end the Lakeviewers's surge.
We were unable to interview the
winning Exile squad but it was
said that their opinions of the
competition bad been to damn with
faint praise and assent civil leer.
NU All Sports
Day Reset For
All Sports Day, originally sched
uled for last Saturday and moved
ahead to this Saturday, has been
postponed again, announced BUI
Orwig, Director of Husker Athle
tic!. Commented the Husker coaching
staff in unison, "That's fine."
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from Oakland, thought McBrida's
coaching surveillance would help
;a running and passing game.
On numerous occasions already,"
Fischer commented, "Gregg has
pointed -out flaws in my football
Glassford has been at Nebraska
five, years, picking up the grid
Max KitzJeman Praises
McBride's FB Savvy ,
Word has beea received from
Ms Kitzleman, former Husker
football tackle who it aow serv
tws year hitch la the
rmed services. He said la a
short letter that he had recently
heard Gregg McBride was
der consideration for the foot
"I have always held the utmost
wgard for Gregg's football savvy
sad his understanding of pltyw
coach relationships," he said' ta
the note, which was duplicated
and read at the Board meeting.
"A fine student of the game,
Gregg should strike fear lata tfca
hearts n the opposing coaches
reigns from Potsy Clack in 1849.
He coached Bob Reynolds, All-
American In Charles Toogood, pro
tackle for the Los Angeles P-arca,
and Bob Smith, current draft
choice of the Cleveland Brawns.
This fan he guided the Buskers to
a second place berth in the Big
Seven and a trip to the Orang
Bowl in Miami,
McBride will assume his coach,
ine duties Saturday afternoon
when he will oversee the AH-
Sports Pay intrasquad football
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