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Evening Post ad for April 5.
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Bluffton Sportsmen won their sec
ond independent tournament crown
in a row last Saturday night by de
feating Fremont Howard-Zinks, 57
52, in the Findlay Gold Medal tour
ney, played in the Y M. C. A. gym
nasium at that place.
Two weeks earlier the Bluffton
outfit made up of players from the
Bluffton American Legion and Bluff
ton college teams, captured the an
nual Rotary independent tournament
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THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON,
Bluffton Sportsmen Cagers Defeat
Fremont To Win Second Tournament
at Ada In tournament play, the
team is sponsored by the Bluffton
In winning championship of the
Findlay meet the Bluffton team
scored three victories last week.
Against Mt Cory, their second
round foe, the locals snapped out of
a 40-40 third quarter tie to win,
57 to 47 they set a new tourna
ment scoring record by disposing of
Bloomdale, 101-2', in the semi-finals,
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and assured themselves of honors
with their Saturday night victory
over the Fremont Howard-Zinks
Bluffton got away to a slow start
against Fremont, but after trailing
at the quarter came back to lead at
halftime, 25-22. The score was knot
ted at 40-all in the third stanza, but
Fred Herrmann and Neil Schmidt
led a fourth quarter scoring assault
that spelled victory for the locals.
High point men against the Fre
mont team in the finals were Herr
mann with 17 and Schmidt with 14.
In the scoring parade against
Bloomdale, Bluffton piled up 101
points in an astonishing exhibition
led by Rich Gratz with 21 points
Fred Herrmann had 17 Ernest
Raber and Neil Schmidt, 15 each
and Dale Reichenbach 14.
Fred Herrmann was voted the out
standing player in the tournament,
and also was tourney high scorer
with 59 points. Guard Roger Howe
of Bluffton earned the medal for mak
ing the longest shot of the tourna
ment from back of the three-quarter
Ernest Raber, Bluffton center, re-
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ceived a medal as one of the out
standing players of the tourney.
Two Bluffton men, Herrmann and
Raber, made the first all-tournament
team, selected by officials. Roger
Howe earned second team honors,
and Neil Schmidt was chosen for
the third team.
Gold medals were awarded to eight
THURSDAY, APRIL 3, 1947
MINES SCATTERED in the Corfu Chan
nel, between the Greek island of Corfu,
the Greek mainland and Albania, dam
aged two British destroyers, so the Brit
ish set nine minesweeping vessels to
work clearing the channel.
The British Admiralty caption accom
panying the pictures points out that
grabbing the horns (top picture) to drag
the mine ashore is a method not recom
mended—unless you are a mine disposal
expert like the men at work.
Neither do they recommend swimming
out to attach a tow rope to a mine, as
another British sailor is doing on the
left—unless you, like he has, have made
sure that an expert has taken the sting
from the death-dealing package.
players on the Bluffton team, includ
ing Schmidt, Herrmann, Raber,
Leichty, Russ Gratz, Rich Gratz,
Howe and Reichenbach.
Some of our weaknesses are born
in us, others are the result of edu
cation it is a question of which of
the two gives us most trouble.
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