The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, January 05, 1954, Image 3

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THE BATTALION Page 3 Ags Play BU Tonight; Freshmen Meet Cubs A&M’s varsity basketball team, winner of one game in nine starts, tonight opens its Southwest con ference season, meeting the Baylor Bears in DeWare field house. Game time is 8 o’clock. The undefeated Fish team plays the Baylor Cubs in a 6 p. m. cur tain-raiser. Starting for the varsity will be Roy Martin, 6 feet, S 1 /^, at center, James Addison, 6 feet, 6, and John Fortenberry, 6 feet, 3, at forwards; and Joe Ha-rdgrove, 6 feet, 2, and Rod Pirtle, 6 feet, 2%, at guards. Baylor’s probable starters will be Don Dicson, 6 feet, 8%, at center; Murray Bailey, 6 feet, 2, and Bill Dalton, 6 feet, 2, at forwards; and Ken Morgan, 5 feet, 11, and Tom my Strasburger, 5 feet, 10, at guards. Cubs To Have Trouble In the freshman game, the Cubs are expected to be hard-pressed to counter the driving lay-up shots of A&M’s Ted Harrod. Harrod has a scoring average of 18 points per game in the Freshmen’s three game winning streak. The Aggies and Bears have met once already this season, Baylor taking a 64-60 decision in the pre season SWC tourney last week. Baylor, picked to finish in the lower reaches of the conference by the experts, has won five of its 10 games. Bailey, a junior, leads Bear scoring with 140 points, good for Three To A (tend NCA /\ Con ven lion Three members of the A&M athletic department left yesterday to attend the annual convention of the National Collegiate Athletic association in. Cincinnati. Attending are Barlow Irvin, athetic director; Mike Mlchalske, Zaphlae, freshman football coach. They will ceturn Saturday. On the convention’s agenda are wports of the football coaches bales' committee and the television ‘.ommittee. A proposed amendment to the NCAA’s constitution which would require certain eligibility rules for keeping NCAA member ship also will be discussed. Two Greens Added To A&M Goli‘ Course The A&M golf-course has two new greens and other improve ments, said Joe Fagan, course manager. The course has been changed to fit in the two new holes and 'is now a. par 70. Par was formerly 71. The two extra holes are used for putting and chipping. I’UESDAY — WEDNESDAY ‘‘[Niagara” Starring Marilyn Monroe Joseph Colton Jean Peters Bryan 2-5579 TODAY & WED, Doris Day — I N —- "Calamity J ane STARTS THURSDAY TP. MUSICAL-COMEDY TOFPEfi! % Hebe Come f The CSirls : vafiENF. BO&EMABY . BfflL* ClOCMEY j THE MOST BEAUTIFUL] { glRLS IN THE WOBLP? j fifth place among conference scorers. Dickson and A&M’s Martin should put on a hot fight for con trol of the backboards. Both are of equal height, but Martin has a better scoring record. However, Addison, who has been the Cadet’s leading rebounder, could be the difference in the ball game. Baylor lacks the second tall man needed to guard Addison, al though Bear coach Bill Henderson might start sophomore center Fred Gottlieb at a forward post in an attempt to harness him. Saturday night the Cadets will play the Rice Owls in Houston. The Fish will meet the Rice freshmen before the varsity game. Roy Has 13.6 Scoring Average Martin, .Harrod Lead Ag Center Roy Martin and Guard Ted Harrod are A&M’s highest scoring basketball players. Martin, 6 feet, 814, leads varsity scoring with 123 points in nine games. Harrod is the Fish team’s top point-maker with 55 in three games. One of the tallest players in the Southwest conference, Martin has hit on 43 of 111 field goal shots and has a 13.6 scoring avei’age. Harrod, former all-stater at North Little Rock, Ark., has an 18.3 scoring average. He has connected on 22 of 47 field goal shots. Forward James Addison leads Scoring the varsity in rebounds and is third in scoring. The 6 feet, 6 inch senior, has 86 rebounds, 86 points and a 9.5 scor ing average. George Mehaffey, 6 feet, 5 inch forward, leads the Fish in re bounds and is second in Scoring. He has taken 38 off the backboards and has scored 31 points. Going into tonight’s Baylor game, the varsity has a 51.4 scor ing average, compared to 64.3 for the opposition. The undefeated Fish have a 61.6 average in three games, while al lowing the opposition 50.6 points per game. A&M VARSITY SCORING PLAYER C T FG FT REB PF TP AVE. Roy Martin, c 9 111-43 64-37 52 32 123 13.6 Rodney Pirtle, g ) 94-35 38-19 54 28 89 9.8 James Addison, f ) 79-26 55-34 86 26 86 9.5 John Fortenberry, f ) 76-24 24-13 25 31 61 . 6.7 Don Moon, g ) 44-12 16-9 14 29 33 3.6 Joe Hardgrove, g ) 41-13 18-3 10 18 29 3.2 Pat McCrory, g ) 35-11 11-6 19 19 28 3.1 Joe Boring, g 10-2 3-2 4 9 6 1.0 ■^8 John Mcllheriny, f ? ' 2-0 3-2 2 3 2 1.0 Howard Homcyer, f 1 0-0 0-0 0 i 0 0.0 Others 1 0-0 3-2 5 5 2 0.5 Team Rebounds 43 A&M[ Totals 9 495-168 237-127 318 211 463 51.4 Opp Totals 9 524-183 329-213 359 144 579 64.3 Season Record: 1-8 FRESHMEN SCORING PLAYER ( j FG FT REB PF TP AVE. Ted Harrod, g 3 47-22 26-11 13 7 55 18.3 George Mehaffey, f-c 40-12 1-7-7 38 10 31 10.3 Boh Gattis, f 21-8 12-8 20 4 24 8.0 Lew Blood, f > 21-9 4-3 17 10 21 7.0 Lee Smith, g ; 11-5 6-5 11 10 15 5.0 Conley Phipps, g 1 14-6 3-2 2 3 14 4.6 Jeff Pen fie Id, e j 24-6 0-0 11 10 12 4.0 Roger Harvey, g 3 11 -3 11-4 7 8 10 3.3 Others (5) - 4-1 1-1 2 5 o Team Rebounds 17 A&M Totals 3 193-72 80-41 138 67 185 61.6 Opp. Totals 3 157-50 109-52 115 52 152 50.6 Season Record: 3-0 LEADING FISH SCORER—Ted Harrod, freshman guard, lias surged far into the lead among Fish scorers with an impressive total of 55 points for three games. His 18.5 per-game point production from a guard position lias re sulted from a fine ability to hit from the outside and his tremendous speed while going in for layups. Tuesday, January 5, 1954 And Then There 'Were Three . . THREE DOWN—X marks the spot of A&M’s three ex- row is Gilbert Steinke, defensive backfield coach. Others coaches. They are, back row, Dalton Faircloth, offensive pictured are, front row, Bill Duncan, end coach, and Willie backfield coach, and Ray George, head coach. In the front Zapalac, freshman coach. Line coach Mlchalske will stay. George (Continued from Page I) Jerry Johnson Selected ing staff hi 1950 after a brilliant high school coaching career in Louisiana, where he was named “Coach of the Year” in 1949. ’M u ra l Alhfefcro Steinke Resigns The resignation of Gilbert Steinke, defensive backfield coach, also effective Feb. 1, was announc ed Saturday. Steinke has been appointed head football. coach and athletic director at Texas A&I college, according to an announcement made by Dr. E. H. Poteet, A&I president. The ap pointment is subject to Steinke’s release from his present contract at A&M, Poteet said. Successor to Dewey A. Mayhew at A&I, Steinke came to A&M in 1950. He is a former little All- America halfback at Texas A&I and played five seasons of pro football with the Philadephia Eagles. He was later assistant coach at Alice high school, coach at Trinity University and freshman coach at Oklahoma A&M before coming to A&M. Kremlin Wants (Continued from Page 2) vvate glued to the head, instead of hair. Neither we nor our child could make the doll walk. “On the second day the doll was completely paralyzed. Despite careful handling the right arm fell off. Then, while trying to make the doll work, something broke in side and instead of saying ‘mama’ it only made hoarse sounds. Why do they put out such bad toys?” Other letters complained about flimsy table games whose parts did not match and children’s shoes that fell apart when exposed to rainy weather. Moscow newspapers complained also about the cost of toys. A dall’s chair cost 22 lubles—as much By GEORGE MAN1TZAS Intramural Writer Jerry Johnson, junior from Nacogdoches majoring in agricul tural education, was selected top intramural athlete of the week. ' Johnson was chosen for his s.cor- ing the deciding touchdown and for his brilliant running in a 13-0 vic tory over A Chemical before the holidays. He intercepted a pass on one oc casion to stop a threat by the op posing team. Johnson is junior member of B infantry. Grattan Stars Dan Grattan circled his own left end and went five yards to score the first touchdown helping squad ron 20 defeat squadron 24, 13-0, in intramural football yesterday. Squadron 24’s Jerry Cobb tossed a pass to Hunter Breecheen which was good for 50 yards as the half ended. In the second half Don Stacy threw to Crayton Autry who scored from the seven yard line. The top play of game came when Cobb tossed a 40 yard pass to Don Bourne who scampered 40 yards before he was downed. ATC Wins A transportation corps edged equadron 3 in a 0-0 tie on pene trations, 2-J. In basketball, Hillel club’s Bill Cohen scored 10 points to help his as a chair for grownups. The Mos cow Research Institute on Toys came up with a toy kitchen with a real sink, water in the tap, wash ing machine, meat grinder, pots and pans. But the cost was 1,500 rubles—nearly as mu^h as a real kitchen for a real family would cost. FTIME FUiS . AHD SQ CAN YQU^ L a 3:1S pin, 8o26 pm Excellent connections to NEW ORLEANS, BEAUMONT — PORI' ARTHUR. For Reservations — Phone 4-5054 team edge the physical education club, 32-28. Herb Lackshin and' Fred Ablon each scored eight points for the Hillel squad. Jerry Yates sparked the physical education team avith nine points. Fred Broussard scored seven and Elwood Kcttler six for the P. E. club. Horseshoes Paul Meiners, Bernie Spath, Ger ry Griffin and Larry Griffin won Rifle and Pistol Chib Organizes Tonight . A National Rifle Association Rifle and Pistol club will be or ganized tonight at 7:30 in the YMCA, said M/Sgt. J. P. Collins, coach of the A&M rifle team. Membership is open to anyone wishing to join, said Collins. their matches to help squadron 21 defeat squadron 17, two matches to one. In other matches, squadron 23 beat company D, 2-1; a quarter master blanked ASA, 3-0; and AAA defeated A signal, 3-0. Soccer Team Gels Sweaters Tonight Sweaters and uniforms will he issued tonight at a meeting of the A&M soccer team, said Guillermo Cardenas, co-captain. The meeting' will be held at 7:15 in the YMCA. A soccer league will be formed next semester, said Cardenas. It will be composed of teams from Houston, San Antonio, Fort Worth, Dallas, Austin, Bryan and College Station.