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Expansion of College Athletics Is War-Time Program Along Pacific Slope
Schools to Emphasize
Intramural Sports
In Emergency
Big Institutions Plan
Compulsory Physical
Education Policy
By RUSSELL NEWLAND,
Associated Pres* Sport* Writer.
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 20.—Ex
pansion, rather than curtailment, of
college athletics is the present war
time program of schools on the
Pacific slope, a declared danger zone
already vitally affected by blackouts,
air-raid alarms and military alert
ness.
The picture may change by next
footbaU season, but at this time
the emphasis is on increased sports
activities, especially in an intramural
sense.
Spring .and early summer inter
collegiate schedules, arranged about
the time the Japs were setting fire
to the Pacific, will be carried out.
barring new emergencies. Physical
fitness Is the keynote and the mil
itary services regarded It on the basis
of the more the better.
The University of California is
considering returning to compulsory
physical education. Another sugges
tion Is to retain the voluntary pro
gram. but encourage it by increasing
credits for participation.
Mass Programs Adopted.
The entire sports program will be
carried through, at least to the
May 31 budget setup, and the future
depends entirely on the 1942 football
receipts. Some 3.000 students engage
hi intramural sports and approx
imately 1,600 athletes are in inter
collegiate competition during the
school year.
The University of Southern Cali
fornia’s trend is toward increased
minor sports activity and a mass
physical education program. The
University of California at Los
Angeles is proceeding along similar
lines as are Washington State Col
lege and the University of Idaho.
Football Coach Edwin "Babe”
Horrell of U. C. L. A. looks for a
huge spring turnout in keeping with
Army and Navy recommendations
Of the sport as a developer of con
tact fitness. Idaho Track Coach
Mike Ryan has a standing invita
tion to all men. athletes or not, to
work out with the track and field
teams there.
Star Athletes “Join Up.”
The Universities of Washington
and Oregon and Oregon State Col
lege, Rose Bowl football champion,
contemplate no changes. There Is
a possibility Oregon State will make
physical education a compulsory
four-year course.
Major independent colleges as
well as the bulk of the minor schools
are carrying out programs of nor
mal tempo. Star athletes in .num
bers are either in the military
service or on the brink.
Southern California men have
flocked to the colors. They include
such track and field luminaries as
Art Kacewicz. conference high hur
dle champion: Bill Stewart, Nation
al A. A. U. high jump titleholder:
Carl Merritt, conference shotput
champion: John Luber from the
basket ball team, and Fred Hols
berg of the swimming squad.
Washington's extensive contribu
tions to the armed services are
headed by varsity footballers Jack
Stackpool and Earl Younglove.
Oregon w'ill say goov-by to Martin
Chaves, guard and acting Rose Bowl
captain.
Air Corps Rejects Albert.
Stanford lost track Sprinter Ken
neth Taix, who enlisted, and more
athletes are expected to follow him.
All-America football man, Frankie
Albert, was rejected by the Air Corps
because of flat feet, but undoubtedly
will find a niche in the military.
His backfleld teammate, Pete
Kmetovic, is regarded as a certainty
to be on the move soon.
Most of California’s top athletes
are in the Reserve Officers Training
Corps and as such will be permitted
to complete their courses. Among
them is all-America Tackle Bob
Reinhard, a recent benedict. En
listees include three members of the
track team, Mel Long, Wickson
Woolpert and Jack Cleave, all in the
Navy, and Newport Hayden. No. 7
oar in the varsity crew, now with
the marines.
Dave Gaston, cocaptain of last
year's U. C. L. A. football team, has
been commissioned an ensign in the
Navy.
Pair of Matches Added
To Weekly Mat Card
Two preliminary matches an
nounced today by Promoter Joe
Turner leaves only one spot open
on Thurday night’s regular rassling
card at his arena. Today's listing
has Cowboy Luttrell, favorite from
down Texas way, against Fred
Grobmier, and Hans Kampfer meet
ing Stanley Pinto.
These are in support of a main
event pitting Ray Steele against
Pat Fraley, with Rudy Dusek and
Abie Coleman in the semi-windup.
Promoter Turner is considering tak
ing the outstanding preliminary
rassler, as demonstrated Thursday,
and matching him against the win
ner of the feature.
HAND-SOME FIGHTER —
Claudia Villar (right), Cuban
heavyweight who meets Bob
Pastor in tonight’s 10-round
feature at Turner’s Arena. Is
the proud possessor of enor- *
mous mitts, being examined
here by Bill Poland, another
leather pusher. The battle was
postponed from last night.
-*
'Y' Quintet Is Easy
For Hoya Frosh
Centers were the individual high
scorers yesterday as Georgetown
University's frosh five whipped the
Y. M. C. A., 50-33, on the “Y” court, *
Both Kostecka of Georgetown and
Byrne of the losers sank eight field
goals, but the former’s three foul*
shots gave him the edge, 19 to 16.
Georgetown. G.F.Pts. Y. M. C. A. G.F.Pts.
Reilly,f __ 2 3 7 Noillicutt.f_ 2 0 *
Potoluehlo.f 3 2 8 Meaner.f OOO
Maloney.f_10 2 McQurk,f_T_ 6 111
Kostecka,c__ 3 3 1ft Byrne.c_8 0 16
Hass»tt,g_ 2 4 8 Oberton.c_ 0 0 0
Levin.*_12 4 Zimmerm'n.g 0 0 0
McGurk.g_10 2 Paduck.*_0 0 0
Maddon.g_Oil
A*oclaa.(._ Oil
Stark,*_0 0 0
Totals_18 14 50 Total*_15 3 33
Referee-—Mr. Shirley. *
Linkswomen Here Will Stage
All Usual Events, Save Two
Pass Up Duffers' Trophy, Corby Cup Tests;
Mrs, Carter Magruder Is Tourney Chairman
By WALTER McCALLUM.
The woman golfers around town aren’t scared toy the big bogey
man who cancels golf tournaments. They are going throug*h with
their full schedule this year, including team matches to be run
under a new setup, canceling only two of their usual affair?. Where
the Executive Committee of the men's District of Columbia Golf
Association has recommended cancellation of their championship
affair this year, the women have*-—
taken the tsuu by tne toreiock, cast
war worries aside and voted to go I
through with their usual slate, sans
two tournaments. The canceled
tourneys are those for the Duffers’
Trophy and the Corby Cup. In tak
ing n step toward carrying forward
their full slate the women have gone
along with the Middle Atlantic and j
Maryland associations, which also1
will stage their regular toumays.
Almost unnoticed in the grist of
business done by the Executive
Committee of the Women’s District
Golf Association at Kenwood yester
day was a little item providing that
in the future scores published in
newspapers, whether made in com
petition or not, will be accepted for
association handicaps.
Mrs. Walter L. Weible, president
of the association, promised some
thing would Be done about handi
caps this year. It seems some of
the gals have been shooting scores
which would lower their handicaps
and not turning them in. She
wants to keep handicaps right. But
it puts quite a burden on the scrib
blers. They might be in the middle
in a situation which makes news
paper scores official scores for
handicap purposes.
Mrs. Magruder New Chairman.
Mrs. Carter Magruder, wife of an
Army officer, has been named tour
j nament chairman in a turnover of
| jobs. Mrs. P. W. Rutledge, who
acted for part of last year in that
post, asked to be relieved and will
be assistant to Mrs. Magruder, who
was assistant to Mrs. Rutledge last
year.
Mrs. F. W. Evans of Kenwood
heads the A Class Handicap Com
mittee, with Mrs. J. P. Brantley, also
of Kenwood, serving as B class
chairman.
Mrs. Theodore Peyser of Wood
mont will act as team chairman,
while Mrs. Myron Davy, 1941 inter
city team captain, has volunteered
for that post again, if matches are
held this year. The women will
begin drawing up their schedule
next month.
Changes in the team setup pro
vide for a start on the team matches
early in June and staging of
matches all through the season.
Heretofore the matches have started
late in April and have ended late
in June. First teams will play at
scratch, with other teams using
handicaps. Another change allows
competitors above the 12 handicap
limit to be usde in first-team
matches, while substitutions will be
permitted.
Pros May Be Paid.
The women go back to their clubs
to take a vote of their golfers on
Bannockburn Moves Golf Tees
To Stretch Course 200 Yards
Bannockburn Golf and Country
Club is going to stretch its golf
course. The home layout of the
strong Georgetown University golf
team and scene for the past two
years of a popular best ball ama
teur tourney will be a different
proposition in the spring when the
simon pures step out to whack away
at the par 70, for Pro Tony Sylves
ter Is going away back in the woods
building new tees to lengthen the
course.
A total of around 200 yards will
be added to the distance of the old
Bannockburn course when Tony
finally tells the shovel men to pack
up and quit. Tees to be moved
back are Nos. 1, 4, 5, 7, 9, 13 and
18. The added distance will convert
Bannockburn into a better test of
golf.
The club has made no announce
ment as to the amateur best ball
tourney, won last year by Bobby
Brownell and Hank RusselL For
two years the affair has been played
on a week end in June, ending
last year on Sunday, June 8. Ban
nockburn is one of Washington’s
oldest golf courses. It was built
around 1912, taking the place of
the former Klrkside Club at Chevy
Chase Circle. Started as a nine
hole layout, it was increased to 18
holes about a dozen years ago.
Bannockburn is the course on
which all Georgetown University
home matches are played. The
Hoyas will entertain there many
of the Eastern intercollegiate loop
teams in April and May. 1
several Important matters. These
include prize distribution in Defense
savings, consideration of team and
tournament play, although the as
sociation is committed to a full
schedule: payment in cash to club
professionals for aiding in manage
ment of the tournament*; a possible
cut in entry fees to be turned over
to various war relief organizations:
and elimination of the usual budget
books in favor of a straight $1 fee
for each f>f the tournaments to be
held during the season, numbering
11 in all. The club chairmen also
will discuss a cash prize for the pro
fessionals in the usual pro-woman
tourney.
Probability of a serious caddie
shortage and doubling yp on trans
portation facilities weie discussed
by the women, who set the start
of their team matches for June in
order to insure sufficient caddies
for these affairs. One match will
be played each week. Indeed, when
the schedule is made up it may
seem queer this year, for Mrs. Weible
hinted that the major tourneys will
be held, insofar as possible, at club*
which can be reached by bus trans
portation. “We have to consider
the probable fact that some of our
players may not have automobiles
available,” she said.”
Attending the initial session of
the new Executive Committee were
the following: Mrs. Walter L.
Weible. president; Mrs. F. H.
Kramer and Mrs. F. Dickinson
Letts, vice presidents; Mrs. Gorham
Freer, treasurer, and Mrs. E. A.
Swingle, treasurer; Mrs. Brantley
and Mrs. Evans, new handicap
chairmen, and the following club
committee chairmen: Mrs. G. D.
Homer, Argyle; Mrs. W. F. Sadtler,
Army Navy; Mrs. Ralph Buyers,
Beaver Dam; Mrs. N. F. Hollander,
Bannockburn; Mrs. L. B. Platt,
Chevy Chase; Mrs. W. E. Hall,
Columbia; Mrs. F. G. Await, Con
gressional; Mrs. W. F. Patterson,
Indian Spring; Mrs. I. E. Peterson,
Kenwood; Mrs. James Hill, jr. (vice
chairman), Manor; Mrs. S. C. Hop
kins, Washington.
Jap Cup “Disappears.”
The Japanese Cup, one of the
major trophies at Kenwood, has
disappeared from the club trophy
case, which houses several of the big
mugs in competition annually
around Washington. Inquiry at the
club office brought the information
that the trophy has "disappeared.”
Kenwood had many Japanese
members, most of whom resigned
a month or more before Pearl Har
bor. How much did they know, if
anything?
Fights Last Night
By the Associated Press.
SARASOTA. Fla.—Eddie Mader. 188.
Sarasota, knocked out Jimmy De Sola,
190, Madrid. Spain (3). _ _
CHICAGO.—Willie Joyce. 137. Oary,
Ind.. outpointed Willie Davis, 136.
Mtnersville, Pa. (10); Danny Villa, 140,
Chicago, outpointed Jim Crow, 150.
Danville. 111. (5).
BALTIMORE. — Holman Williams.
14716, Detroit, outpointed Louis (Kid)
Cocoa, 146. New Haven, Conn. (12).
PITTSBURGH.—Yancey Henry. Cali
fornia heavyweight, outpointed Curtis
Sheppard (10). . _
BRIDGEPORT, Conn.—Snooks Lacey.
129, New Haven, outpointed Chico Her
nandes, 130. Mexico (10).
PERTO AMBOY. N. J —Johnny Ore
eo, 139. Montreal, drew with Frankie
Duane, 135, Elizabeth (8). •
NEWARK.—Vlnnle Vines, 150, Sche
nectady, N. Y., outpointed Jackie Alaek.
New York (10). _ .
NEW YORK —Freddy Archer. 139,
Newark, outpointed Terry Young, 135,
New York (8).
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War Has Little Effect on Miami Fishing
New Flgrida Guide Is Authoritative
Tall stories are being circulated
about Southern fishing. It’s an old
habit, this season reaching an all
time high.
Foremost is the one about the
offshore boats being at the docks
because the war appears to have
brought restrictions making fishing
Impossible. x
It Is true the Coast Guard asks
all boats to be In before dark, which
is no more than reasonable under
present conditions. That is the
one apparent change in the normal
routine.
The Miami Beach Chamber of
Commerce docks recently were clear
of all charter cruisers for a day be
cause anglers were so bent on get
ting offshore—an occurrence that
never had been noted since the
docks were built.
Fishing in the Bahamas is being
pursued In nogmal fashion with the
exception that clearing takes about
two hours where before one sufficed,
and ‘he coxt is slightly more.
Whether time will bring further
restrictions is hard Ur say. We be
Ueve travel now is about normal
and those In the habit of indulging
in a winter fishing binge again will
find the urge and discover the usual
crowds when they arrive in Florida.
Fishing Guide Is Great Aid.
There have been many guides pub
lished for South Florida’s fishing
spots. Some have been highly in
structive, but have failed miserably
in noting the one thing visitors need
most to know—available camps and
facilities.
This season any fisherman may
slide two bits across the counter
and get a guide, not only authorita
tive, but complete in information
about every phase of fresh and salt
water fishing.
It is written by Erl Roman, fish
ing editor of the Miami Herald, and
distribute by the paper. Mailing
adds a nickle to the cost.
In it one will find some 40-odd
illustrations, descriptions of game
fishes, maps, rigs ar.tt charts of
record catches.' In addition- it is a
handbook for the Greater Miami
Fishing Tournaments in which
several thousand Capltalites com
pete each year.
The real value of this guide will
be most apparent to those who
ramble around on their own, fishing
where and when fancy dictates, for
it was in much the same fashion
that Roman compiled the data to
be found in it.
War Apt to Increase Fish.
Don McCarthy of the Miami Beach
Rod and Reel Club says wherever
fishermen congregate the subject
turns, sooner or later, to the effect
of gunfire and bombing mi flshlife
in the English Channel. Such ob
servations by those who understand
the devastation wrought by con
cussion and oil on flshlife are only
natural.
After the first World War scien
tists found all species of fish in
European waters to have increased
greatly in numbers.
The explanation of this oddity is
in the manner fishing is accom
plished. With but few exceptions it
is carried on by dredgers, trawlers
and seiners in large, well-equipped
boats capable of staying at sea in
definitely. When these boats were
pressed into service as mine layers
and sweepers the fish had a rest
and shortly the waters again were
swarming with everything from min
nows to whales.
Leading Bruins Would
End 80-Game Scoring
Streak of Rangers
If there is one club in the Na
tional Hockey League capable of
stopping the scoring streak of the
New York Rangers, which stands
now at a record high of 80 games,
it is the Boston Bruins—and they
have the chance tonight.
The Bruins, Stanley Cup playoff
champions of last season, are back
on top of the ladder—by a margin
of 2 points over the Rangers—pri
marily because of a defense that has
permitted opposing aggregations
only 50 goals in 25 games.
Tonight they have the added ad
vantage of playing before their
home-town fans, but against the
league’s most potent attack. The
Rangers, with 27 games played, are
the only sextet to have crossed the
100 mark in goals scored.
Signs o' the Times
At least one North Carolinian
paid off his Rose Bowl bet on Duke
in defense stamps.
Golf Makes Vines
Like Pro Tennis
Br the Associated Press.
OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 20.—
Ellsworth Vines, the former pro
fessional tennis champion turned
amateur golfer, is thinking about
returning to his first love—where
he "can win once in a while."
Vines, competing in the Oak
land Open, totaled his score on
54 holes and got 223.
“This golf game,” he remarked,
"is too tough."
Hoya, Temple Grid Game
To Be Staged at Night
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Jan. 20.—
Georgetown and Temple will get an
early start in football next season,
clashing here September 25 in a
night game that will inaugurate a
tough 9-game schedule for the Owls.
After the Hoyas, Temple meets
Virginia Military Institute, Buck
nell. Southern Methodist at Dallas,
Michigan State, Boston College at
Boston, Holy Cross at Worcester,
Oklahoma and Villanova in order.
There will be an open week end
between the Southern Methodist
i and Michigan State games.
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