The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, May 09, 1942, Image 3

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■4 % ,r. i Aggies to Seek Track Title in Dallas Today By (Dike Haikin Battalion Sports Editor Texas Favored to Annex Track Crown As Injuries Dim Hopes of Aggies and Owls By Chick Hurst The big - event for which they have been preparing all season comes off in Dallas this after noon for Coach “Dough” Rollins’ Aggie tracksters and it looks as if the cards were just a little bit stacked in favor of the other guy. For many years the Aggies ruled the Southwest Conference roost as far as track was concerned, but those days have been gone for a long time. This year the Aggies were given the best chance that they have had in years to capture a conference crown, but fate step ped in and dealt them a punish ing blow in the form of a pulled »uscle in Captain Roy Bucek’s leg. Roy’s leg has been rapidly rounding into shape the past few days under the expert care of Coach Rollins, but even so, the leg is bound to be a bit weak, and running against Bill Cummins of Rice, who has already bettered the record set by “Flyin’ Freddie” Wolcott, Roy’s chances have been considerably slimmed. If tradition has anything to do with the meet then the Texas Longhorns will take the flag. For tradition has it that the winner of the annual “Little Conference” meet always repeats in the main event. And adding to the Long horns’ chances is the fact that Billy Christopher, star jumper, vaulter, and relay man for the Rice Owls, is also nursing an in jured leg. Like Bucek, Christopher is not expected to be in top con dition for the meet. Until this unforseen crop of in juries appeared, the meet was ex pected to be one of the closest ever held in the Southwest Con ference. The Aggies, Longhorns, and Owls were slated to battle it out, with any of the three a pos sible winner. The outlook has changed considerably, however, in the past few days. But don’t get me wrong. The Aggies aren’t giving up hope. From the time the gun sounds to start the first event until the last winner breaks the tape they’ll be in there fighting all the way. And it certainly wouldn’t be the first time that an underdog came through to win a championship. So anyone who - happens to be in Dal- lad this afternoon drop around by Ownby Stadium, and the Aggie track team promises that you won’t be disappointed. Sports Squibs From Here and There; Rice Holds Greatest Number of Track Records •7T P m $1.50 “I Short Sleovot ^/-he convertible col lar on this model makes it ideal for summer. Wear it but toned up, with a tie, to busi ness; slip off the tie, unbutton the neck ... and you’re wear ing a cool, sensible sport shirt. CLOCKlCSt* College and Bryan In the matter of conference track records Rice Institute is far ahead of the rest of the schools . . . the Owls hold a total of eight . . . three of these marks were hung up by the flying feet of the WHEN IN DOUBT ABOUT YOUR EYES OR YOUR GLASSES CONSULT DR. J. W. PAYNE OPTOMETRIST (09 S. Main Bryan A Loupot Trade Is Money Made A WANT TO WIN HER? Shower her with atten tion . . . Bring her here for food that’s heavenly —for music that will put sweet swing in her heart. There’s Always Something Happening at HRDLICKA’S No Cover Charge On Old College Road - CANDY - Pangburn’s — King’s — Whitman’s COSMETICS A Complete Line “DON’T FORGET MOTHER” CANADY’S PHARMACY Tennis Team Defeated^ EStS NetraenFail To Get Past First Round Aggies’ hopes for the Southwest Conference tennis title were shat tered Thursday on the courts of the Brook Hollow Golf Club. The Aggie netters were in there fight ing but just couldn’t get started. They failed to win a single match. In the singles, Marshall went down before Bell of Texas, 6-3, 6-1. Rice Institute’s star netter Jack Rodgers trimmed Thompson, 6-4, 6-1. Blaylock of Texas beat Kresdorn, 6-3, 6-2. Driver of Tex as defeated Fernandez, 6-2, 6-2. In the doubles, Fernandez and Batterson fell before Blodgett and Albright of Baylor, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3. The golf team fared better in the preliminaries also held at Brook Hollow. Tom Howell took second with a score of 164 for the seventy-two hole medal test. He was beaten by only one stroke by J. William Russell of Texas. Oth er scores were: Lawrence Four- aker, 168; Wayne Rohrer, 173; Blacky Young, 173; and Hank Warhmund, 187. Annual Intramural Banquet Held Last Wednesday Night The annual intramural banquet was held in the banquet room of Sbisa Hall last Wednesday night and awards were presented to 35 recreational officers. All the rec reational officers will receive awards, but only 35 had arrived Wednesday night. The remainder of the awards will be distributed as soon as they arrive. The banquet was more or less an appreciation night for the work done by the organization recrea tional officers. Mr. Penberthy ex tended the thanks of the intra mural department for the valuable assistance rendered by these men in putting on what the intramural department believes was the most successful program in A. & M. history. Guests of honor at the banquet were Dr. T. O. Walton, president of the college; Dean T. D. Brooks of the school of Arts and Sciences; E. L. Angell, executive assistant to the president; C. N. Shepard- son, member of the committee on intramural athletics; Joe Skiles, chairman of Student Activities; W- C. Stone of the student activi ties office; E. N. Holmgreen, busi ness manager of the college; and W. R. Horsley, student employ- men chairman. BATTALION SATURDAY, MAY 9, 1942 Page 3 Texas Aggie Track Roster Bibbs, Frank ,,Z 2 mile Brush, Carlton 440, mile relay Bucek, Felix Discus Bucek, Roy (Captain) High and low hurdles, 440 relay Cox, Truman : 440, mile relay Elmore, Ed 2 mile Garrett, Bob Mile, 880 Henderson, Bill Knight, Jimmie. High jump, shotput, javelin -440, mile relay Labus, Emerick 440, mile relay McGlothlin, Murrell Mile, 2 mile, 880 Mitchell, Bill High and low hurdles Montgomery, Jim Shotput, javelin Moser, Derace 100, 220, 440 relay Nye, Robert Pole vault Ricks, Albert Pole vault, high jump, broad jump Schwarz, Ed High and low hurdles Smith, Earl 100, 220, 440 relay Stallings, Ken 100, 220, 440 relay Utley, Kelly 880 Yajdos, Joe ... Mile, 2 mile, 880 Watkins, Pete High jump, broad jump, high hurdles. Javelin Zeigler, Johnny .2 mile I Fish Baseballers Face Baylor Cubs In Final Game of Season Here Today Coach Bill Buchanans Aggie- Fish baseballers will close out their 1942 season - this afternoon on Kyle Field when they face the Baylor Cubs. This is the second time the two teams have met this year, the Fish having won the £irst encounter by the top-heavy score of 18-0. The game this after noon marks the finale of what has been the most successful freshman baseball team in some time. In their first encounter with the Cubs this year, the Fish had little trouble with the offerings of the Baylor pitchers and pounded the ball for numerous hits. This mark ed the first game in which big Lee Forrest, ace of the freshman pitch ing staff, had gone the distance, and he showed that the pace was not too much for him as he struck out 16 batters and allowed only three scattered hits. The Fish diamondeers have had a very successful season to date having beaten Baylor, Texas, Al len Academy, Lamar Junior Col lege of Goose Creek, and losing Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt re cently was initiated as , an hon orary member of Phi Beta Kappa at Radcliffe college. only to the Texas Yearlings in a close 6-5 battle which was decided in the last inning. The Fish hitters seem to have caught the batting fever of the varsity, and there has been no lack of hits in the games so far. Among the Fish batting stars Selman, Hughes, Walker and For rest have been the most consistent. On account of their previous win over the Cubs the Fish are over whelming favorites to win the game this afternoon by a sizeable score. Lee Forrest will start on the mound for the freshmen. Game time is set for 3 o’clock. W. J. Douglas, Jr. INSURANCE AGENCY Rooms 18-20, Commerce Bldg. Bryan, Texas Ph. 2-6605 WANTED—15 SABERS 100 SLIDE RULES 100 DRAWING INSTRUMENTS LOUPOT Finals in the Southwest Con ference track and field meet will be held this afternoon in Ownby Stadium at Dallas, with the Texas Aggies, Rice and Texas Univer sity fighting it out for the top honors. Not in several years have the three teams been so evenly matched. Coach Dough Rollins has entered every one of his 23 men in one or more events. The Aggies are aiming at those third and fourth places as well as the firsts. And, as close as the meet promises to be, the winning or losing of one or two third places may decide the meet. Workhorses Red McGlothlin and Joe Vajdos, both sophomores, will undertake an iron-man schedule. They are entered in the two-mile run, mile, and 880. Vajdos has been clocked at around 1:57 in the 880 but he will be running against the highly favored conference champion, Mac Umstaddt of Texas. Roy Bucek, the Aggie team cap tain and champion hurdler, will run his last race for the Maroon and White this afternoon. The chances of the Aggie team for vic tory depend greatly upon whether Roy wins the two hurdles races. Bill Cummins of Rice will furnish plenty of competition and has been picked by many to win at least one of the hurdles events. If the weather is good, Pete (See CLOSE FIGHT, Page 4) ANNOUNCING NEW BOOK STORE We Buy and Sell New and Used Books COLLEGE BOOK STORE — Second Hand Books—U nif orms Drawing Equipment Also NEW BOOKS AND DRAWING EQUIPMENT I. E. S. STUDY LAMPS ALL NECESSARY SCHOOL SUPPLIES COMPLETE RADIO REPAIR SHOP STUDENT CO-OP Phone 4-4114 North Gate, Two Blocks East Seven members of last fall’s University of Texas football squad were married. Horseshoe Winners III Above are shown the class A Intramural horseshoe champions, who are in G Battery Coast Artillery. From left to right they are H. Schneider, Daniels, Fields, J. Schneider, Wischkaemper and Dubose. great Fred Wolcott . . . Wonder if the Aggies who made the jaunt to Austin yesterday received the same sort of hospitality that the TU folk dished out last year . . . Mr. J. Willard Ridings of the TCU Publicity Department not only crawled out on a limb and picked the winners in the track meet to day but sawed the limb off and forecast the scores . . . Ridings says Texas first with 53 points and puts the Aggies second with 51 . . . Here’s hoping he’s wrong . Pete Watkins of the Aggies, is gunning for the conference high jump record this afternoon . . . Pete has out-jumped the mark this year, but alas it was unofficial . . . Don’t be surprised if the Ag gies’ Bill Henderson eclipses the conference record in the javelin this afternoon . . . FOR SALE CHEAP 10 Pairs of Boots and Spurs LOUPOT’S AGGIES TO SATISFY THAT SPECIAL GIRL ON THAT SPECIAL DAY Bring Her In Where She Will Enjoy It! George’s Confectionery EATS DRINKS SMOKES —IN NEW Y