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Foot Ball, Boxing
I
Part 5—4 Paget
Hoyas Beaten, 6-0, Make Gallant Fight: Maryland Rallies to Conquer 41-20
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Notre Dame Trims Pitt, 25-12: Purple Topsßuckeyes, 10-0: Yale,Armyin 6-6 Draw
POOR PUNT LEADS
: i TO SPARTAN SCORE
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Georgetown Outgains Enemy,
, Suffers From Penalties.
Bordeau Brilliant.
i
SpecUl DUp.tch to Th« Star.
EAST LANSING, Mich., Octo
ber 24.—An inspired band of
Georgetown fighters battled
the powerful Michigan State
College eleven on even terms
throughout most of a hard-fought
game today, but finally bowed to
Jimmy Crowley’s machine, 6 to 0.
Georgetown, the underdog in advance
•peculation, put up a great defensive
battle against the same State line that
Army two weeks ago. The
Hoya offensive, led by Leroy Bordeau,
•park-plug of Tommy Mills' aggrega
tion, looked fully as impressive as the
Statgaattack, which failed to get under
way before the hard-charging Eastern
linemen.
Bob Monnett, leading scorer in the
Nation, couldn’t break loose this after- j
t noon and the bulk of Spartan ground- j
gaining was done by Abe Eliowits, full- j
back and field general. Eliowits scored :
i the only touchdown. The Spartans
played the entire game without making
a substitution.
State managed to score in the first
quarter, but after that neither team
Kked the final punch when it reached
scoring sone.
Hoyas Outgain Victors.
Numerous penalties marred the tilt,
Georgetown amassing most of these
for holding. The Mills eleven was over
anxious and was frequently called for
off-side In their efforts to halt the
Spartan running attack. Georgetown
outgained State in yards frotn scrim
mage, 189 to 168. Penalties cost the
Hoyas 120 yards, as compared with 15
for the Spartans. The invaders com
pleted 2 passes out of 12 for 24 yards,
while State completed 2 out of 8 for
39 yards.
The Spartans scored after eight
minutes of play in the first quarter.
State had punted over Georgetown's
goal line and Donaghue’s return punt
went out of bounds on the Hoyas’ 26-
yard line. Monnett tried the line, but
•was stopped twice by Katalinas for
losses. Ellowitz circled left end for 14
yards. King and Donaghue finally stop
rig him. Eliowitz hit right tackle for
yards and Monnett slashed through
the other side of the line for 5 more,
to put the ball on the 5-yard line. A
penalty against Tommy Mills' men put
the ball on the 21£-yard line. Eliowitz
pounded through center for the score.
Monnett failed to kick goal.
Although Georgetown was penalized
frequently during the first quarter, the
Easterners made two determined
ground-gaining forays. After the State
touchdown, Bordeau tore off 8 yards
through the left side of the line, and
Donaghue hit the same spot for a first
down. King reeled off 5 on an at
tempted pass, but State tightened there
and Georgetown punted.
Georgetown Threatens.
Late in the same period it looked as j
though Bordeau and his fighting mates :
would penetrate to the Crowley goal j
~ line. Taking the ball on a punt. George- ,
town pounded successfully at the State
line. Bordeau broke through behind
holes opened by Katalinas and Dubofsky
and reeled off 17 yards. On the next
play he hit the same tackle, reversed i
his field, and scampered to State’s 29- j
yard line before Kowatch brought him 1
down. Fine blocking by the Hoyas
opened the way, and not a State llne
f man laid hands on the sturdy fullback, !
] Bordeau was Instrumental in halt
> Inga State drive at the start of the
\ second quarter. The Spartans took the
ball to the Georgetown 32-yard line
by means of spinner plays and a 15-
yard penalty. Monnett attempted a
pass to Jones, but Bordeau intercepted
It. dropped the ball and saw his mates
recover it.
Spartans Held for Downs.
Georgetown showed that it's husky,
forward wall could stiffen in emer
gency when State reached the 8-yard
4 line near the end of the half, only to
find the Hoya line impenetrable. With
Eliowitz and Monnett carrying the ball
State forged deep into Georgetown
territory. A pass from Monnett to
Vandermere was good for 25 yards,
putting the oval on the visitors' 16-
yard mark. Karclan stopped Eliowitz.
Monnett failed to gain at tackle and :
then Carolan held Jones. Monnet
tried again, but Georgetown took the
ball on down on its own 8-yard line.
Donaghue. taking desperate chances,
hurled two forward passes from be
hind his own goal line as the half
ended
Neither eleven threatened seriously
In the third period, but the fourth
quarter was packed with thrills for
the 12.000 who witnessed the game.
At the start of the canto. State seemed
headed for a tally when Eliowitz's pass
to Jones went over the line for a touch
back Georgetown took the ball on its
own 20-yard line to halt that drive. ,
In the closing minutes of th? final quar
ter the Easterners made a determined
bid for victory. After Shimmons kicked
cut of bounds on State's 5- w srd line
Monnett and Eliowitz wer l halted by
the Hoya forward wall Eliowh?
punted to his own 45-yard line and
Georgetown, with only a minute left
to play opened up with some of the
passes against which State lias drilled
for two weeks. Vissovich hurled a toss
to Carolan that was good for 21 vatds.
putting the pigskin on State's 25. Cos
tello tossed another successful pass to
Shimmons. but the whistle blew to end
the game as Shimmons was downed
on the 20-yard line.
Line-Up and Summary.
Mich. State <«>. Position. Georgetown G>>
Vase .. L. E Carolan
I Bus* T Kittalioas i
Gross L O Dubotsky
Meiers Cent-r Callahan
Handy R O. Danner
Brunette R T Dyer
Vandermyer It F Hudson
Kowatch o. B Klnr
Monnett L. H DonaKhur
Jones R. H Alenty
Eliowitz r B Bordeau
Touchdown Eliowitz. Substitutions:
Georgetown—Richards for Katalinas. Mc
«anus for Callahan. Tremblav for Danner,
atallnas for Dyer. Dyer for Katalinas. Mc-
L Cafferty for Hudson. Done for King. Cos
■ tgllo for Ltone. King for Donaghue. Vlsco
■ vttch for Ktng. Shimmons for Bordeau.
■ Michigan State—None. Officials Referce
-1 1 8 MePhall f»tlchlgan>. empire—H. W.
¥ Emswtler <• Denison) Field judge- Perry
I Orawea flllinois). Mead linesman—R. w
I Kuegel <Marquette). «.
| Hobart Defeats
Lengthen Beards
/GENEVA, N. Y. f October 24 14>).—
\J Hobart College men will go
unshaved for st least another
week as Kenyon College from Ohio
trimmed the home team, 26 to 7.
here today.
This was Hobart’s twenty-fourth
consecutive defeat. Many Hobart
students have vowed they will not
remove their beards until their
team wins.
SURGHSH TIDE
SWAMPS PITT, 25-12
Rushing Offense Checked,
South Benders Go in Air
for Victory.
BY PAUL MICHELSON,
Associated Press Sports Writer.
SOUTH BEND, Ind., October 24.
—A swirling, surging tide of
9 forward passes carried the
“Fighting Irish” of Notre
Dame to still another foot ball
• conquest today by engulfing the
heretofore undefeated Panthers
from Pittsburgh under the short
end of a 25-to-12 score, before
42,000 excited spectators.
Halted st the outset by a treat
Panther line, which mart than lived up
to its reputation in 1 the first quarter of
play, the men of Notre Dame took to
the air and broke throufh to their
twenty-second victory without defeat
since 1929.
Three times they dashed the Panther
hopes with a bewildering aerial attack,
and then, with the foe’s line spent,
they added one touchdown for good
measure via the old-fashioned system
of line smashing and sweeping and
runs.
While Pittsburgh was defeated in its
valiant battle to accomplish what no
team has done since the Notre Dame
victory march started on its merry,
mad way. the Panthers gave a good
account of themselves. Notre Dame |
rooters groaned as they saw their great
line shelled and riddled during the first
15 minutes of play.
TTie Panthers started out as if they
would dash their opponents with ease.
But the Irish took to the air, tossing
long, high passes that seemed to hang
in the atmosphere for minutes until
some eligible receiver would get on the
spot, grab the ball with ease and then
trot away for the precious touchdown.
Air Offeass Sapped Pitt.
The aerial attack and not the Notre
Dame line seemed to take all the starch
out of the Panthers’ forward wall. As
the Panthers saw a Notre Dame victory
floating on the well tossed passes-by
March Schwaits or Mike Koken, they
; were shaken never to recover, except
for an uprising against the Notre Dame
second string in the final period when
; they, too, took to the air to score their
I second and last touchdown.
I If there was an outstanding hero in
Notre Dame’s victory it was Schwartz
who tossed the high, lobbing passes for
touchdowns and clicked off the most
yards from the line of scrimmage,
piling up 76 yards on 11 attempts, or
almost 7 yards a thrust. He did most
I of the kicking, too, keeping even with
an average of 35 yards a boot with the
flashy Panther kicker—’’Blp” Collins
Several times Schwarts almost got
away on his famous dashes only to be
: slowed down by his own Interference
or penalties incurred by his team
mates, who lost 50 yards for off-side
i and holding.
For the Panthers. Warren Heller
stoed out with his dashes around the
end and his passing.
The start of the game gave advance
notice of thrills when both teams tum
bled. Krause recovered a Pitt fum
ble and the break was cashed in almost
. immediately from the 34-yard line. Two
plays took the ball to Pitt's 18-yard
line and a high pass from Schwartz to
Mellnkovich took it over.
The Panthers were far from disheart
ened and at the end of the period were
hammering goalward. The short rest
between sessions failed to avail the Irish
and Heller finished the march from the
2-yard line shortly after the second
period started. The try for'point failed.
Irish Score Again.
Host raced 32 yards a few minutes
later and the ball rented on Pitt’s 23-
yard line. Two passes. Jackwhich to
Brancheau. and Koken to Host, covered
the remaining distance and Notre Dame
led by 13 to 6 at halftime.
Pitt attempted to score via the air in
the third period, but the Irish defense
was adequate, and a long run bv
Schwartz took the. pall to the Panthers'
4-vard line. Pitt rallied and the Irish
were stopped an inch shy of a first
down. Two minutes later, however,
Schwartz tossed a pass to Jackwhich for
25 yards and another touchdown.
Schwartz and Melinkovltch came right
back and lugged th 3 ball to Pitt's 3-yard
line fioin where Melinkovltch went over
on two plunges through the center of
the line.
Notre Dame's second team went in.
and Pitt proceeded' to score it; oilier
touchdown. Johnny Luch carrying ihe
ball over after a mixture us passes and
slashes at the line had carried it to
the 1-yard line. • •
Official statistics gave Notre Dame a
wide edge. It gained 84 yards on the
seven completed passes to 38 for Pitt
on two completed tosses. From the
line of scrimmage it gained 304 yards
j to Pitt’s 105.
Line-up and Summary.
N Dame <JS). Position* Pittsburzh (1J). '
. Kosky L E Hlrshbera ic.i
Krause L. T. .......... Quat
i Yarr tc.) Cen er Dauihert?
iHoOma.l R. G H MorVis
, Kui tli R T Mae Mur do
Mahoney R E Collins
Murphy Q h Hogan
Sheet ski RH Reide'
Melinkovich F. B Luch
Score by periods:
Pittsburgh 0 6 0 •—l2
Notre Dame 7 • • 25
. Notre Dame acorlna Touchdowns—Melin
kovich. I: Host. Jackwhich substitute for
Murphy). Point after touchdown—Murphy
Plttsburah scoring: Touchdowns W. Heller
ater (Pennsylvania).
| SPORTS SECTION .*
gflje fLuraky fifetf *
! YALE, ARMY TIE, M,
IN DAZZLING GAME
Parkter’s Sprint From Kick
off Gets Eli Score Right t
After Cadets’ Tally.
BY ALAN GOULD.
Associated Press Sports Editor.
NEW HAVEN, Conn., October
24. With one Dazzling
stroke, an 88-yard run
back of kick-off for a
touchdown by Quarterback Robert
(Dud) Parker, Yale wiped out
Army’s freshly won advantage to
day and tied the Cadets for the
second straight year In one of the
! East’s most spectacular foot ball
classics.
The final score was 6 to 6 as
I Yale, in a thrilling final quarter,
lost three big chances to break
I the deaolock.
For the first time in years the big Eli
Bowl was not filled to capacity for the
game, but 72,000 spectators, within
3,000 of the stadiums limit, watched
the rival elevens set off a series of at
tacking high explosives In the last pe
riod after 45 minutes of listless and
scoreless play.
Yale's first chance to break the tie
went glimmering when Ed Rotan, giant
guard, just missed the uprights with
the kicking try for extra point.
Within barely two minutes the game
| had produced more drama than the en
tire previous 45. Army’s star right end,
Dick Sheridan of Auguste, Ga„ in the
midst of the excitement, was carried
off the field on a stretcher and taken
to a hospital. Yale's captain and bright
star, Albie Booth, had failed t 6 break
away and yielded his post to an under
study. Bob Lassiter of Charlotte, N. C„
who Immediately took charge of the Ell
offensive where Parker left off.
Lass*ter Bright Star.
With the big bowl a mass of yelling
humanity, Lassiter, ably assisted by Joe
Crowley, lashed at Army’s tiring de
fense. In two sensational drives toward
the Soldier goal, Yale advanced 53
yards to Army's 15-yard mark and then
came back in another 56-yard march to
the Cadet 9-yard line.
The first of these two offensives
ended when Mac Lean Williamson, sub
stitute back, tried a drop-kick from
Army’s 26-yard line. The ball struck I
the left upright and bounced back into
the end zone. The second drive bogged
down when Crowley, on fourth down
with 2 yards to go, was stopped at
the scrimmage line by Jack Price, Army
captain.
Laaslster, a sophomore “find,” knifed
through for runs of 12, 18 and 26
yards in the course of his big splurge,
besides passing to Hawley for one gain
of 17 yards. It was the best individual
exhibition of ground gaining in the en
tire game, but Yale could not find the
scoring touch again despite the use of
all available reserve power.
Throughout the hectic final period,
the players as well as the crowd were i
keyed to high pitch. Sheridan's injury
was an outgrowth of the fierce charg
ing and tackling by both teams. The
Eli rooters gave vent to an outburst of
booing at one stage when Williamson
was thrown heavily by an Army player.
Yale Line Firm.
Army's running attack was almost
entirely stopped by Yale's forwards.
The Cadets capitalised their one sew- i
ing chance mainly through Btecker’s
passing skill. The star halfback tossed
to Kllday for one gain of 16 yards and
another pass to Lankenau, substitute
end, was good for a 20-yard gain, put
ting the ball on Yale's 5-yard line.
Carver contributed 1 yard and Stecker
4 to cover the remaining distance to the
goal in three plunges.
Booth's passes and Parker’s kicking
harassed the Army in the first three
periods, but neither team penetrated
the opposing 15-yard line until the
Cadets launched their scoring attack
toward the close of the third quarter.
Yale outrushed Army, 197 yards to
121. and registered 13 first downs to 10
for the Soldiers. The Elis completed 6
out of 23 passes for gains of 80 yards.
Army completed 5 out of 13 for gains
of only 48. but the Cadets intercepted
4 Eli aerials.
Army (Si. Position. Yale (6).
Kin* L. E Hawley
Price ic i . ... LT Wilbur
Summerfelt L. G Nichols
Lazar Center Malin
Trice R o Rotan
Suarez R. T Hall |
Kopcsak R. F. Barrest
Elite*; Q "B Parker
Prentzei L. H Lassiter
Stecker XR. H Toad
Kildsy r. B Levering:
Score by periods: „ . . ,
Army .... 0 0 0 6—6
Yr i* ; 0 6 0 6- 6
Yale touchdown—Parker. Army touch
dc»n—Stecker. Ofticivl- Referee—Dr E.
J OPritn <Tufts>. Umpire--*. V. Palmer
'Colby. Lin-sman—T. J McCabe *Hoiy
Cross i. yield judge— E. W. Carson (Penn
8' ate
KANSAS AGGIES MOVE
NEAR BIG SIX TITLE
Oklahoma Is 14-0 Victim of Same
Tactics That Conquered
Chrmpicn Jayhatvkers.
By the Associated Press.
MANHATTAN. Kans. October 24.—j
Driwng on toward the Big Six Con
ference foot ball championship. Bo
McMillin's undefeated Kansas Aggies
put on their power and aerial acts and
defeated the Oklahoma Soonera, 14 to |
0. today.
The Aggies used the identical tactics;
they employed a week ago in crushing
the champion Kansas University Jay
hawkers and with a two-touchdown
lead toyed with the opposition's feeble
attempts to score with a pass offensive.
"Rambling Ralph' Graham, sopho
more halfback and hero of the Aggies
conquest of the Jay ha where, led a 60-
yard march for one touchdown, scored
through the sheer power
The first touchdown, late in the ini- •
tial neriod was a re-enactment of the j
Cronkite pass that scored on
Th» Assies mad® 15 first downs and
scrimmage to eight first
aix bv the Agfiee and two by the
covered three of their own boobies.
WASHINGTON, D. C., SUNDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 25, 1931.
ALEXANDRIA HIGH’S STUMBLING BLOCK. —By TOM DOERER
T**MCo!-« CI A IW ~ WW *?
WILDCATS SQUELCH
BUCKEYE AMBITION
Rentner and Olson Pass and
Run Ohio State Out of
Title Picture, 10*0.
BY JAKES L RENICK,
Associated Press Sports Writer.
Ohio stadium, Columbus,
October 24.—Pug Rentner
and Ollie Olson, two young
giants from Northwestern
University, passed and ran Ohio
State out of the Western Confer- ;
ence championship picture this |
■afternoon before 41,455 persons,
the Wildcats clawing their way to
a 10-to-0 victory.
Besides carrying the brunt of the
Purple offensive attack, it was Rentner
and Olson who accounted for the 10
points, the former dashing 49 yards for
a touchdown half way In the third
period and the blond Norwegian send
ing a beautiful drop-kick through the
crossbars from the 34-yard line just as
! the last period started.
Buckeye Backs Bottled.
Northwestern successfully bottled up
Ohio’s fleet backs. Cramer and Carroll, j
to such an extent that the Buckeyes
never seriously threatened to score, ad
vancing the ball within the 20-yard line
only once during the 60 minutes of ,
i Play. i
Ohio's line, which stood the test last
week at Michigan, was found wanting
today, the Purple making IS first downs
and gaining 371 yards from scrimmage
while the vaunted forward wall of
Northwestern, led by Capt. Del Mar
vil and Jack Riley, held the Ohio backs
to seven first downs and only 140 yards
from scrimmage.
Throughout the first half Ohio bat
tled on even terms with the Wildcat, i
the Buckeyes making a sensational goal
line stand in the second quarter to take
th- ball from the Purple on its six-inch !
line.
Misses Two Chances.
Ohio passed uo two possible scoring
chances in the first half when Cramer
Intercepted Rentner s forward pass on
his own 41-yard line and raced down
the field to Northwestern’s 30-yard line.
Three plays carried the oval to within
a few feet of first down, but Cramer
elected to pass on fourth down and
the ball was batted down.
The other Ohio scoring chance came
in the second period when a quick punt
bv Cramer sent Olson back to his 35-
vard line. One the next play a bad
na*s from center rolled to the 10-vard j
line. whe*-p it w?s recovered bv Rentnpr. '
on tM play Olson punted to
his 41-*ard line.
Crame- again called for a oa*s and
Rentner intercept d and returned to the
center of the fi Id. ending Ohio’s two
scoi ing opportunities.
Line-up and Summary.
Nortliwes'u (10). Po'lt'on. Ohio State <o>.
•Tens V F Niimtn
! Marvil I. t Bell
I Fv.r. L. O Varner
1 Weldln C»nter Smith
Fend R. B Oilman
Potter o. B Cramer
Rentner t,. H Hinchman
Meenan R H Holeotnb
Moore F. B Vuchinlch
Score by periods:
Northwestern 0 6 7 S—lo
Ohio State 0 V 0 0 o—o
Northwestern scoring: Touchdown—Renter.
Point after touchdown--Olson isub for
Moore' < drop-kick t. Field coal—Olson
< drop-kick i. Referee—Frank Birch <Enrl-
Umpire—H. O. Hodges (Dartmouth>.
Field judge—Meyer Morton (Michigan).
Head linesmen—L. Gardiner (Illinois).
MOCCASINS WRIGGLE ON.
CHATTANOOGA. Tenn., October 24
! UP). —Led by Tubby Haswell, 150-pound
halfback, who made two long runs for
touchdowns. Chattanooga bumped Pres
byterian, 32 to 7. today. It made four
victories and no defeats in the associa
tion for the Moccasins this year.
JOBLESS-GRID TILT’
ASSURED DISTRICT
Virginia Can Not Play, But
G. U. Will Have Opponent,
Adams Declares.
ALTHOUGH his efforts during the
past two weeks to arrange a
college foot ball game here as
a jobless fund benefit have not
been successful. Secretary George J.
Adams of the District Committee on
! Employment declares 'will
have its gridiron spectacle December 12.
Informed bv University of Virginia
! authorities yeaterday that it would be
, impossible for the Cavaliers to visit for
a game on that date Secretary Adams
said that "one week ago Washington
was promised that a foot ball game be
tween two outstanding teams would be
played in Griffith Stadium for unem
ployment relief and that promise will
be kept.” '
Virginia, which had been invited to
play Georgetown's eleven, promptly
wired Secretary Adams that It could
not do so. "Will be Impossible for
Virginia to play a post-season game as
examinations sill start early in Decem
ber. We are in sympathy with unem
ployment relief work and am sorry we
are unable to help by playing a foot
ball game with Georgetown,” the tele
gram read.
The message was signed by James
<l. Driver, athletic director at the
university.
While he was not prepared, to state
! what team next would be invited to
i play Georgetown, which some time ago
signified Its willingness to participate
in a benefit contest, Adams expressed
confidence that a worthy opponent
soon would be found. He also an
nounced that an opponent for Catholic
, University in a benefit to be staged at
i the Biookland Stadium on December
5 also will be procured.
"I am confident,” Adams declared,
i “that Washington will see plenty of
unemployment relief foot bell before
| the year is done.”
COLUMBIA WALLOPS
WILLIAMS TEAM, 19-0
Hewitt, Lion Captain, la Star of
New Tork Clash Attended
by 20,000.
_
NEW YORK. October 14 UPV—Colum
bia overcame the stubborn resistance of
a strong Williams team to punch cut 1
I a 19-0 victory over the Purple in their ]
annual game' at Baker Field today and
remain unbeaten.
Twenty thousand fans saw Ralph
Hewitt. Lion captain and star quarter
back, run 80 yards for a touchdown and
pass to Manuel Rivero for another
score. Hewitt was the best ground
gainer of the day, slipping off tackle,
through the line and passing to Matal
and Schwartz for substantial advan
tages via the air.
ENDS FURMAN STREAK
Field Goal Givea Oglethorpe Its
First Victory of Season.
ATLANTA. October 24 Ogle
thorpe won its first victory of the sea
son here today when Sypert place
kicked a goal in the fourth quarter
to defeat the previously unbeaten Fur
man Hurricane 3 to 0.
Furman held on the six-inch line at
the start of the final quarter, but
Allrad’s kick was short and Bypert
booted over the only counter of the
game from the 14-yard stripe.
Hie final whistle stopped an Ogle
thorpe march on the 15-yard line.
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' Orange and Maroon Powerful
A Touch of Better Blocking and the Wave Will Roll.
BY TOM DOERER
Coach squire given’s,
Alexandria High School
foot ball eleven can go
everything but Imitate the
fourth Hawaiian.
It can kick, paw, run and cleave
open gaps in the enemy line big
ger than that one in your pocket
book.
It can check a tough team, bring
down an antelope or the opposing
backfield and skirt an end like a
hurried breeze.
But it has won but two of five tame*
played because it cannot block like the
food Squire Given believes a smart hlfh
school eleven should check 'em.
And that, gentlemen, is the fourth
Hawaiian, who, Mr. Given admits,
throws an otherwise titular-appearing
eleven.
With Bill Leech, former Syracuse
and Alabama player. Given Is doing
something about the matter. Prog
ress the other day had reached the
stage where the Orange and Maroon
was able to block so much better
than in former contests that it was
able to hang a 20-0 sock over on St.
John's Prep.
That made one of the two wins in
the five starts. William and Mary
Fresh, Western High and Hopewell
<Va.) had previously lathered the
Virginians with scores which a team
of Alexandria’! caliber should never
have taken.
This year’s Orange and Maroon should
be the class of the Virginia high schools,
larruping Washington-Lee and Freder
icksburg while eating sweetmeats down
at the corner store. The long, lanky
Mr. Given an dthe happy-faced Mr.
Leech should be making the rotagravurc
photographers form lines to the right,
while awaiting an opportunity to make
plenty pictures of the two coaches for
the papers. »
A hurried squint down the line as the
boys snap into a scrimmage shows a
pair of fleet ends in Mae Carr and Jack
Hudson. Mac can take a pass out of
the air with a lot of sureneas. He is a
165-pounder who has been around the
foundry since 1929, which is a lot of
time. Hudson is more than 19 pounds
heavier, Just as fleet and fs playing his
second year of vanity ball. On the
bench are Luokett, Ewald and Brown,
three good offensive and defensive ends,
ever ready for their turn.
A fine pair of husky tackles, Gigolo
Turner snd Happy Studs, are capable
of taking everything out ahead of them
but the battle monument. The pah
juggle the Fairbanks at 180 apiece and
are last year’s returns.
Capably filling the guard posts are
Johnny Janney and Albie Mendelson,
both from last year’s eleven. Johnnie
jiggles the scales at 190 and Albie at
230; count’ em and it is still 230 pounds.
Scurry around to the nearest grocer
and am if you eao And a better pair
at hoys to leap through a hole and
(rah an alien runner. Ten will not
And ’em and Pouch Glvenms sure of
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' Tennis and Golf jjj
that; 1m la km far Fenner and aa
ara the cash eaatomers whe dtt the
sidelines at Baggett's Field to watch
Johnny psrfonn Me magic.
Pete Jackson and Jack Hess are the
center men. Jackson has been on the
team since ’29 and Hess is a last year's
man. So those boys should know
.enough to make the enemy go around
'talking to Itself.
When you peer at Alexandria’s
backfleld you see plenty of dynamite
all around. Why It is not tearing
from here to Louisiana on every
play Is answered in that It cannot
block. It has speed and power,
fight and craft. There’s Johnny
Brouin, a sturdy fullback who can
do everything at his post Vut Mh
Swedish. He can kick, pass and
tackle. He is a last year’s man.
knows his way around the field
without a guide. Johnny was hurt
in the Hopewell game a few weeks
ago. but is coming around nicely for
the Washington-Lee combat.
Halfbacks Bubbles Yarter and Whitey
Routzhan ran carry the ball with a
lot of speed. Yarter is from Georgia
and a new man on the team. But he
is not new to Alexandria’s rivals. He
is an old hand with new tricks. He
has been a star since his arrival at
school and most of his scintillating has
been on long end runs. Give him a
half chance and he biases down field
like a meteor. He Is only 136 pounds,
but all of that far qpeed.
Roy Jennier, another lightweight,
Is the field general. He can carry
the onion, is a sweet short kicker,
passes well and hits the line as if
ne was carrying bricks in either
hand. He, too, has been around since
1929.
When you watch Alexandria play
down there on Baggett's Field you
know there Is a high school eleven
with plenty of kick, but shy in
something which is keeping it from
running as loose as an escaped ty
phoon.
Alexandria's backfield passes daringly
and accurately. It executes a well timed
criss-cross, a bewildering triple pass
and shoots its forwards upon most any
part of the field. In Friday’s game with
St. John’s Prep two touchdowns were
made on forward passes. And both were
perfect completions.
When Coaches Given and Looch arc
able to smooth out the team’s blocking,
and it* tendency to crumble in the final
quarter of play, the boys over the
bridge are going to write some high
school foot ball history for the Old Do
minion grid rooters.
Alexandria High has everything I've
seen in a high school foot ball team,
with the exception of its poor blocking
and lack of stamina in ebbing moments
of play.
When these faults are corrected, look
out for a high-riding Orange and Ma
roon out of Alexandria. It will at least
behoove Fredericksburg and Washing
ton-Lee to keep their chins out of the
breeze.
TERPS COME BACK.
TRIM CADETS. 41-20
Get 28 Points in Flashy On
slaught During Final
Two Periods*
Special Dispatch to The Star.
RICHMOND, Va., October 24.
—Flashing a brilliant at
tack in the second half and
outsmarting V. M. L at its
own style of play, University of
Maryland continued its sweep to
ward Southern Conference honors
this afternoon at the stadium,
beating off the challenge of the
Flying Squadron and defending its
; string of victories with a smash
! ing 41-to-20 conquest.
Rav Poppelman, elusive fullback, and
Bczey Berger, the speed merchant, were
the big guns in Maryland’s scoring drive,*
each escorting the ball over the goal
line three times, while Shorty Qhal
mers, third of the veteran backs, rang
up five points by virtue of kicks after
touchdown.
V. M. I.’s thunder rolled ominously
in the first quarter, as the squadron
scored five minutes after hostilities got
under way. In five plays the Cadets
inarched 55 yards before W. Smith
flipped a 25-yard pass to TJrlch, end,
for the opening touchdown, and GUI
kicked thp extra point.
Undaunted, the Old Linen came back
with a bang. Settino, quarterback, re
covering Gill's poor kick on the Cadet’s
20-yard line from whence Poppelman
ripped off s 15-yard gain and Chal
mers. Poppelman and Berger collabo
rated In a triple pass that resulted In
a touchdown, Berger scoring. Chalmers
missed the extra point.
Several times In the first quarter the
Byrd-coached team paraded up the field
to within the Cadets’ 10-yard line, but
the squadron benefited by a fumble and
an in completed pass.
Cadets Forge to Proa*.
Greatly encouraged by Its Initial
touchdown, Maryland settled down to
manufacture Its second score with the
opening of the next quarter. The alert
Settino Intercepted GUl’s pass on the
Cadets’ 35 -yard line, and after the
Terrapins failed to make much head
) way in several line stabs and passes,
, , Shorty Chalmers punted to Travers on
I his own 3-yard line.
Gill then kicked to his own 40-yard
line and. a play or so later, Poppelman
skirted left end for 15 yards to nlant
the ball on the 20-yard line. Chalmers
dropped back and with deadly ac
curacy lobbed the pigskin to Barger
standing an the last white line with
outstretched arms. Boaty that Juggled
the ball, almost dropped It, but man
aged to hold to It and drop over the
goal with a bevy of Cadets hurtling
upon him. This time Chalmers was
successful in his try for the extra point.
V. M. I. was not to be denied and the
Cadets came back with a sensational
aerial assault that produced two touch
downs. A triple pass, featuring Smith,
Gill and Travers, was good for a lusty
gain, and the Cadets soon found them
selves on the 2-yard line. On the very
first play Pullback Waite lunged over,
but a line play for the extra point
failed.
Waite scored his second touchdown a
few minutes later, knifing his way
through after Gregory, Cadet end.
grabbed W. Smith’s 20-yard toss and
shook off several desperate Old Line
tacklers and Travis had followed with
, a run through the entire Maryland team
to put the ball on the 2-yard line. After
failing In his first attempt, Waite hit
the line successfully the second time.
GIH kicked the extra point.
Maryland Beeevera Brilliantly.
Maryland appeared to be greatly re
freshed and Inspired In the second half.
It quickly knotted the count at 20-all.
and then went on to stow away the
game with a bewildering aerial and land
offensive. The Maryland line took on
the appearance of an aggressive bunch,
hurling back the opposition at every
turn, while the two bombshells. Bosey
Berger and Ray Poppelman, exploded
with telling effect.
The Old Liners refused to let the
ball stay in either midfield or in their
own territory In the second half, and
kept the Cadets defending their own
goal. Berger and Poppelman alternated
in carrying the ball to the 14-yard line
where a triple pass. Poppelman to
Chalmers to Berger, enabled the Terra-
Dins to establish the ball on the 1-yard
line. After one try, Ray Poppelman
went over and Chalmers kicked the
extra point to knot the score.
Poppelman followed with ‘another
l touchdown from the 1-yard line and
Chalmers kicked successfully again to
boost the score. Berger took a lateral
pass over for his third touchdown.
Poppelman scored his third marker In
the early part of the final quarter.
Faber had Intercepted Smith’s pass and
raced 20 yards to V. M. I.’a 15-yard
line. In two plunges, Poppelman added
10 yards, Berger made a few more
yards, and then Ray shot off tackle
over the goal line for the concluding
touchdown of the game. Chalmers
added the point by placement—his fifth
in six tries.
Maryland registered 14 first downs to
11 for V. M. I. The Old Liners proved
complete masters of the situation in the
final half and easily outrushed and out-
Dassed the squadron. Berger. Chalmers
and Poppelman were easily the domin
ant factors In the victors’ attack, while
Krajocvic, big guard, smothered play
after play atempted by the Cadets with
his customary brilliant work. a
It was a wide open game, full dr
action from start to finish, with Mary
land displaying strodg finishing power.
Line-upe and Summary.
Maryland (41) Position. V. M. X. (SO)
Pease L. T Oil]
Carllss L. T Kostainsek
Krajcovic R. G Rochelle
Cble R. T Hilliard
Norris R. S Orick
Settino Q. B W Smith
Berger L. H Watkins
Chalmers R. H Tysvars
Poppelman P. B 'Waite
Score by periods:
Maryland • T 21 7—41
V. M. I 7 13 0 0-30
Scoring: Touchdowns —Poppelman. 3: Ber
ger, 3. V. M. I.—Orick. Watte. 3. Points
after touchdown: Maryland—Chalmers. 5:
V. M. I— a. Referee—Mr. Black (Davidaea).
Umpire—Mr. Poster < Hampden-Sydney >.
Field judge—Mr. Williams (Virginia). Head
linesman—Mr. Gooch (Virginia). Btthsu
tutlona: Maryland—May. Duly. Busbar. MU
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