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Fridoy, April 13, 1956
Courtesy Uneoln Journal
Sevigne ... set for meet
By MAX KREITMAN
Three Nebraska athletic teams
Occupy the sports spotlight this
Today the Husker golfers host the
Kansas Jayhawks and tomorrow
the Kansas State Wildcats visit
Lincoln. Also in Lincoln Saturday
is the Fairbury Junior College ten
nis squad to do battle with the
Cornhusker racquet crew.
Tirtorrow the Nebraska cinder
crew treks south to Norman, Ok
lahoma to participate in a quad
rangular meet with Colorado, Ar
kansas, the Sooners and NU.
Coach Frank Sevigne's squad
will be looking for their second win
of the year. On the indoor agenda,
the cindermen won only one con
test, that a 91-13 triumph over
South Dakota. The, Huskers fin
ished seventh on the outdoor sea
son last year in the conference and
last on the Indoor boards this year.
This will be the first of six meets
for the Nebraskans this year, all
of them on the road.
Their hopes for a better outdoor
performance could be strengthened
by the addition of several new men
and a fine crop of sophomores.
Three veterans who have earned
two letters at NU are Charles Gib
son, Hugh Oamera and Bob Ander
son. Other monogram winners in
clude Merle Brestel, Lee Carter,
Ken Reiners and Leonard .Rosen.
Another kstterwinner,. Jon Mc Wil
liams, is ineligible because of
signing a pro football contract. m
Four sophomores, Don Ficke,
Bernie Randolph, BiS Hawkins and .
By OS LONSBROUGH
Congratulations to my sisters for
winning the WAA Participation
Cup. To say the least, it was a
large and very pleasant surprise
Even though . the weather man
Is trying to outdo us with very tin
spring like weather, we are man
aging to get some of the games
In Monday's softball schedule
bad weather cancelled the games
until Wednesday. Tuesday's results
were Thetas beating the Alpha
Chis, 10-9, AOPs going over the
Alpha Phis, 19-5, and Towne Club
beating the DG&, 12-11.
In Wednesday's game, Newman
club downed the Gamma Phis,
17-3, Chi Os defeated the DGs,
7-4, and Kappa Celts turned
backed the Pi Phis, 25-L
Thursday night the final co-recreational
volley ball game was
played between the Gamma Phi
ATOs ' and the Alpha Xi-Sigma
Last Thursday night the Gam
ma PhkATO teamed nudged the
Alpha Xi-Sigma Chi group 28-27
in the semi-finals.
Next year during the spring, Ne
braska has the honor of holding
the National AFCW convention on
this campus. ,
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Jack Moore ... senior
Reynolds and Fischer ... set
Bill. Marten will be high in the
Busker limelight. Ficke is a dash
man, Randolph a pole-vaulter,
Marten a hurdler and Hawkins a
broad-jumper and hurdler.
On the tennis scene, the Husker
netters wfll be seeking a win over
the Fairbury Junior College club.
With the return of three letter
men, coach Ed Higgenbottom will
be relying heavily on sophomores
to carry the brunt of their attack.
Al Ford, John Moran and Tom
Stitt are the returning letterwin-
ners. Three sophomores who are
pushing for top honors are Art
Weaver, Brent Donnelson and
George Fisk. Fisk and Weaver
both made the southern swing with
The Husker schedule includes
four home matches. Besides the
silt omorrow,Wshburn Univer
sity, Kansas, and Omaha will pay
a visit to the Husker school.
Last year the Nebraskans
downed the Fairbury crew twice,.
4W) and 5-2. They won two other af
The Fairer Side
This is the national organization
of WAAs. Because this is a large
job and has many responsibilities
connected to it, a special president
elect has been chosen to run this
That person who has the large
job ahead of her is Joan Heusner.
Here's wishing every bit of suc
cess for the coming year and con
vention. Taking over her job on
this year's council will be Soma
Sievers who wiHYun the co-recrea
Town & Campus
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We hare Dresses
Who Laid the' Chunk!
Come in and try on
Hundreds from which ! Choose!
paces NU on fairways
for alum-varsity tilt April 28
fairs, downing Omaha, 3-2 and
Creighton, 6-1. In all, the Corn
huskers won four and lost eight.
They finished last in Big Seven
Four lettermen entered the Ne
braska golf picture as the Huskers
started their 1956 season.'
Returning monogram winners in
clude Jack Moore, John Butter
field, Herb Mayer and Nels Jen
sen. Three other members, sopho
mores Jerry Moore and Warren
Christenson, and juniors Dick
Beechner are pushing for top hon
ors. The five players that qualified for
the Southern swing included the
two Moores, Christenson, Mayer
Against the Jayhawks last year,
Nebraska bowed S-S. They downed
the Kansas State linkmen twice,
9M-2Vi and, 6-4. In al the Husker
golfers won five, lost seven and
tional volleyball tournament.
The Aquaquette show is coming"
up and WAA urges everyone to
see this fine production. Along this
same line is the excellent Orchesis
recital being held at Howell Me
morial Theatre both Friday and
Saturday nights. The Orchesis
club has worked long and hard to
produce a good chow. I hope thai
all will find the opportunity to see
one of the performances. It is well
worth the time.
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conscious guy can tell at a glance
that these smart Arrow gingham
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The medium-spread collar and
fresh patterns are just right, alone
or with a casual jacket. Arrow
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patterns are nlj $Sj95.
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SoDak victory song . . .
Another institution that is beginning the spring football practice
run with a new coach is the University of South
Dakota, the first team to appear on the Cornhusker
grid schedule next fall. Coach Ralph "Boot
Stewart is starting his spring drills ' with 50 men
about half the number Coach Pete Elliott began
with several weeks ago.
But although the So. Dak. squad may only have
half the manpower, the enthusiasm
and its new coach about doubles
versity, its students and its pep organizations.
A student-faculty demonstration,
pep band and placards, greeted tha
took the field for their first practice
dreds of supporters were on hand to
Dakota Victory" song.
What about this Cobs and Tassels?
Coach Frank Sevigne's first
the Huskers take part in the Oklahoma Invitational at Norman Satur
day. Arkansas, Colorado and Oklahoma along with the University
make up the quartet of teams who
Best University bets to pick
Reiners and Leonard Rosen, weigh tmen and Bernie Randolph, pole-vaulter.
and the alumni win ...
Saturday is AH Sports Day at Norman and the one Axv nf th vr
that the Sooner football squad goes
Powerful Sooner Alumni teams
son finest spring varsities the last
to platoon offensively and defensively while the varsity substitutes in
4.1. i r . . . . .
um normal lasnion, uie AJums win
The Alumni starting lineups,
OFFENSE le Cart Allison. It
e Geae Mean, rg Cecil Morris, rt
wwods, in my vessels, ro Merrill ttree, fb Bock McFhaiL
Km Aiusoa, n
Dick Bowman, rt Jim'WeaUieralL
lb Myrle Greataoase, hb I-e Heath, lib Wray little joh a, s Larry Grigg.
The Varsity won the first game, played at Oklahoma City in 1949,
by 14-13. Then the senes was moved to Owen Field and the
Alumni triumphed six-straight years, by 20-14 in 1950, 27-21 in 1851,
27-20 in 1952, 14-7 in 1953, 28-7 in 1954 and 234 last year. Neither club
has ever been shut out.
Here at the University, the past record shows that the varsity is
the usual winer over the alumni, but then the alumni squad doesnt
have eight All-Americans either.
Coach Jerry Bosh will meet with
aB freshmen candidates for the
golf team Monday, April U at 4
p.m. The meeting wiH be beld to
the N club room.
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outdoor test will be Saturday when
op points in the meet are Ken
down to defeat
ham rimhhMl rnar-fc RuA ronn.
six vears hand-nmninir. Vermin
De lavorea to do it again.
featuring eieht All-Americans, will
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Leea Mauley, re Daaae Goff, cb
uufora Dnggaa, lg J. D. Roberts, rg
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At The Stadium:
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Reynolds and Fischer ... set
The Nebraska football team took
the day off Thursday as far as con
tact work was concerned, but they
watched the mc.ies of last Satur
days game scrimmage.
Wednesday the squad worked
mostly on their passing game as
the Huskers are looking for some
new talent on both the passing
and receiving ends. Last years top
receivers, John Mc Williams and
Leroy Butherus, are both absent
from the squad as are passers
Don Erway, WiHia Greenlaw and
Rex Fischer. m
Coach Pete Elliot said Thursday
that the squad will continue work
ing on their passing game on Fri
day when the eleventh practice
sessic. of the spring is held.
Saturday will be another work
day fof the hopefuls as they put on
their second game scrimmage
which will again be open to the pub
lie. Last Saturday's contest, which
ended 66, was marred by frequent
While the varsity continues their
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for aiom-varsity tilt April 28
workouts in preparing for the dash
against the Alumni on All Sports
Day, April 28th, the grads are con
tinuing to gain in enthusiasm.
Alumni Coach Tom Novak said
Thursday that the grads are be
coming more excited over the re
newal of the series against the var
sity every day. He said that about
40-50 men are expected to turn
out for the contest as the former
greats shoot for their first win in
the fifth game of the series.
Although they have lost the four
previous contests there has never
been over a three point spread in
any of the contests.
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