The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, January 08, 1954, Image 3

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Friday, January 8, 19.54
Owls To Battle
Faced with the large task of
stopping Gene Schwinger, brilliant
Rice center, the Aggie cagers
travel to Houston Saturday for
their second conference encounter.
Schwinger, 6-6 high-scoring Owl
senior, is far ahead of the field
in scoring to date. He plunked in
35 points against the SMU Mus
tangs Tuesday night in a losing
effort, and scored 38 points against
the Mustangs in the pre-season
SWC tournament in December.
Although the Owls won the
tournament contest in a wild 80-79
overtime melee and lost Tuesday’s
conference title by a 79-66 margin,
Schwinger’s scoring represented
nearly one half his team’s total
in the tourney tilt, and over one
half the Owl score in the league
Lance Other Half
The other half of the Rice 1-2
scoring punch is Don Lance, 6-3
forward. A senior and two-year re
gular, Lance was unanimous all-
SWC last winter on the team
selected by league coaches.
Held to six points in this week’s
game with the Mustangs, Lance
is expected to return to the higher
scoring brackets in future games.
Remainder of the Rice starters
are Monte Robicheaux, 5-9 guard;
Bobby Brashear, 5-11 guard; and
Joe Durrenberger, 6-6 forward.
Countering the tall Owl aggrega
tion for the Aggies will be Roy
Martin, 6-8Vi center; James Addi
son 6-6, and John Fortenberry, 6-3,
forwards; and Joe Hardgrove, 6-2,
and Rodney Pirtle, 6-2%, guards.
Tigers Hank At
Top as Tourney
League Win °P ens Totla y
^^7 The undefeated Tigers
Martin, leading Aggie scorer
through 10 games with 123 points,
will have the asignment of guard
ing Schwinger. Off form in the
Tuesday loss to Baylor, Martin was
held scoreless in the first half and
didn’t return to action after the
If Martin can hold down the
high-scoring Schwinger, chances
for an Aggie upset win will be
greatly mproved.
Fortenberry hasn’t reached the
scoring potential displayed last sea
son when he scored 172 points for
a winless freshman team. When he
adds six to eight points per game
to his scoring, the difference can
spell victories for the Aggies.
His scoring average is 7.4
through the first 10 games.
Addison has shown much im
provement over last season and has
rebound play has been outstand
ing in several games. He has scored
96 points for the Aggies in 10
games. ,
Pirtle, moved to guard this sea
son to add height to the starting
lineup, is fast, and his defensive
play has stood out in this year’s
contests. He closely follows Addi
son in team scoring with 95 points.
Hardgrove, also playing the
guard position for the first time
this year to give A&M a taller
starting lineup, has a good eye for
long push shots and adds defensive
strength to the team.
After Saturday’s game, in which
the Aggies and the Owls will be
seeking their first conference win
to match setbacks in opening
games, the Aggies will return
home to host Texas on Tuesday and
TCU on Friday.
Fish Swimmers Open
Season Tomorrow
A talented Fish team tomorrow
opens A&M’s swimming season,
hosting the Houston YMCA and
the San Antonio aquatic club at
2:30 p. m. in P. L. Downs jr. na-
The meet is open to the public,
and no admission will be charged.
Interscholastic rules will be fol
Four of last season’s best high
school swimmers will bolster Coach
Art Adamson’s Fish. They are
Norman Ufer, Dick Hunkier, Wal
ter Penberthy and Tom Barlow.
Ufer, state baskstroke champion
at Houston Reagan, was selected on
the All-America high school team.
Hunkier, also from Reagan, was
the state’s 100 yard freestyle
Penberthy, from Bryan, was the
second place winner in the state
high school breaststroke. Barlow,
from College Station, was third in
the backstroke.
Fish competitors in the free
style will be George Boyett, Jimmy
Cushion, Clifton Hankins, William
Parsons, Gayle Watt, William Tay
lor and Edward Kasper.
Kasper won that event in the
freshman division of the intramural
swimming meet.
. Marlin- Head Divets-
The undefeated Tigers of
A&M Consolidated high
school today opened the
eighth annual Kiwanis club-
Consolidated basketball tour
ney and ranked as one of the
title favorites.
Consolidated played Waller at
1 p. m. in the Tiger gym, site of
all of the games.
Five other games are set for
today, and four for Saturday.
Championship finals will be played
at 8:30 Saturday, preceded by the
consolation finals at 7.
Her - e is today’s schedule:
2:30 p. m.—Katy vs. Hempstead;
4 p.m. — Cypress - Fairbanks vs.
Sealy; 5:30 p.m.—Calvert vs. Som
erville. The losers of the Katy-
Hempstead and Consolidated-Wal
ler games play at 7 tonight, and
the two winners play at 8:30 to
Losers of the Cypress-Fairbanks-
Sealy and Calvert - Somerville
games play at 1 p. m. Saturday.
The two winners play at 2:30.
Calvert and Cypress-Fairbanks
are expected to give the Tigers the
most trouble. Calvert has won nine
of 11 games this season.
B Field Slips Past Sq. 5;
A Athletics Beats B Armor
B field artillery edged squadron
5 in a 6-6 tie on penetrations, 2-1
in intx-amural football yesterday.
B field scored when Gerald Cun
ningham caught a pass over center
and ran 50 yards for the touch
Squadron 5 came back steadily
but could only score once when
James Witcher caught a pass on
the five yard line and went over.
After two plays in the second
half, Bobby Briggs of A athletics
caught a pass to score the first
touchdown and help his unit de
feat B armor, 12-0.
The second score came on a 50
yard pass to Les Byrd.
Blocked Punt Wins
Speedy Jerry Moran blocked a
fourth down kick in end zone to
help squadi’on 11 win over squadron
3, 6-0.
A ordnance defeated squadron 15
in a 20-20 tie on penertations, 2-1.
In basketball, Huffman scored 10
points to help Mitchell hall slip
past College View, 14-13.
Jim Bean was high man for the
losers with seven points.
Company K’s Joey Brown, Bill
Coblentz, John Schmidt, Gene
Wismer, James O’Connell and Lee
Pirtle Sees Upturn
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Crawford, brother of last year’s
varsity captain, Robert Lamson
and Jerry Marchbanks.
Divers will be Lee Hilgartner,
Elmer McCullough and Bob Martin.
Martin was first in the freshman
intramural diving meet.
The varsity will open its season
next Friday, when it hosts the
Southwest conference relays in the
Varsity trips will include Emory
university in Georgia, Jan. 28;
Georgia Tech at Atlanta, Jan. 30;
University of Florida at Gaines
ville, Feb. 1; Florida State univer
sity at Tallahassee, Feb. 2; and
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CHS Kittens Drop
Two Tills Thursday
The A&M Consolidated junior
high Kittens lost both A and B
basketball games to Madisonville,
20-11 and 13-8 at the CHS gym
nasium Thursday.
The Kittens’ high men for the
respective games were Alton
Arnold with seven points and Bud
dy Holic Avith four while Harry
Manning Avith nine points and Wil
ton Johnson with seven were high
for Madisonville.
Battalion Sports Staff
A&M fans can look for a lot of
Improvement in the Aggie basket
ball team, said Rodney Pirtle, one
of the Cadets’ top players.
Pirtle explained that the Aggies
are developing a new type of “set”
offense that features a better
diyaen for i:cbo.uuds.-^iid. a safej.’
defensive set-up.
“Our plays are working,” he
said. “We’re working the ball in
and setting up our plays, but we
aren’t making our shots. We’ll go
when we start hitting our shots.”
“If we have a good night, avg
can beat any team in the con
ference,” Pirtle added. “We’ll Avin
some at home. The Aggies are al-
Avays good at home—last year all of
our wins Avere home games.”
Rates Schwinger Best
When the Cadets play Rice
Saturday night, Pirtle Avill be play
ing against one of the Fest play
ers he’s eA r er seen. He considers
Gene Schwinger the best in the
Southwest conference.
Pirtle thinks Texas probably is
the best team in the conference.
“We play them here next Tuesday,
and that’s one we’d sure like to
win”, he said.
The best game he’s played Avas
against Rice in his freshman sea
son, but the Texas game here last
year is his biggest basketball thrill.
Baker Wins Third
At Sugar Bowl Meet
James Baker, former Aggie
track star who finished his collegi
ate eligibility last spring, placed
third in the open 440-yard dash of
the recent Sugar Bowl meet. Baker
Avas one of the nation’s better
quarter-milers last year.
The Aggies upset the Steers, 51-
42. “It was a great team victory,”
he said.
Outstanding Defensively
Second on the squad in rebounds
and field goals and third in scor
ing, Pirtle is a good driver and
outstanding defensive player. He
has scored 95 points in A&M’s 10
games, has 59 rebounds, and has
connected on 37 of 101 field goal
A regular as a sophomore last
year, Pirtle played in all of the
team’s 21 games and often was re
ferred to as the best sophomore in
the SWC. He was third in team
scoring with 154 points. He is a
preparatory veterinary medicine
major from Coleman.
Roy SoAvden won their matches to
help their, unit blank squadi’on 25,
three matches to none.
John Jourde, Arthur Medberry,
Don Poole and John Janak won
matches to help squadron 21 de
feat company F, 2-1.
Squadron 24’s Solorio, Crockett,
Foster, Marshall, Pickett and
Rhodenbaugh won matches to help
their unit beat company G, 3-0.
In other horseshoes matches,
company A defeated squadron 19,
2-1 while squadron 22 blanked com
pany, I, 3-0.
Playoffs Begin ^
In the tennis playoffs for the
upperclassmen c h a m p i o n s h i p,
squadron 6 will match with squad
ron 14 while for the freshmen’s
title company F will play company
On Monday squadron 7 versus B
infantry; the winner of the A ath
letic - squadron 16 game versus the
winner of the squadron 11 -A
quartermaster game; and squadron
21 versus company A.
The winner, of the squadron 7-B
infantry game versus the winner of
the A infantry - squadron 10 game
will meet on Tuesday and company
B will meet company C.
The championship game will be
played on Wednesday for the up
perclassmen while the champion
ship for the freshmen will be
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Student Activities Office by 10 a.m. on the
lay before publication.
CLEAN 1940 Chevrolet, 2-door, sedan
heater, 49 engine, good tires. Pre-war
apartment size frigidaire refrigerator.
Loyd Doering, A-12-X College View.
TRADE EQUITY in 1951 Willis Station
Wagon for clean older car or sell out
right. Bank terms. Call 6-5828. Charles
F. AVllliamson.
78-33 PHONOGRAPH, 12 in. speaker,
«25.00 5% ft. dining table, 530.00,
phone 4-4852.
TWO BEDROOM home with glassed sleep
ing porch. West Park, walking distance.
Only 53,750.00—5500.00 down, balance
like rent. Fair construction, but sure
worth the money. J. B. Lauterstein,
DACHSHUND puppies, 602 Pease St., Bry
an. Call 3-2263.
FURNISHED apartment near North Gate.
Walking distance. Phone 3-2964 or
SBWING machines. Pruitt’s Fabric Shop.
Would keep child for working mother.
305 Tauber Dr.
Dr. Carlton R. Lee
SOSA East 26th
Call 2-1662 for Appointment
(Across from Court House)
BATTLE JACKET and green shirt left at
a Northwest Aggie line. If found con
tact Jack McClary, 7-G Puryear.
ONE SMALL black and white Bulldog in
vicinity of College Park. Call 4-9798.
LATE. MODEL typewriters for rent. Bryan
Business Machine Company, 429 South
Main, Bryan, Texas. Free parking lot.
WANTED: Typing. Reasonable rates
Phone: 3-1776 (after 5 p.m.)
Official Notice
All students who arc on scholastic pro
bation or class attendance probation for
tlie fall semester, 1953, and all students
passing less than 12 hours or making less
than 12 grade points, at the end of the
fall semester must secure approval of their
respective deans to register for the spring
semester 1954. The several deans or their
representatives will interview such students
in their offices on Thursday and Friday,
January 28 and 29, 1954.
H. L. Heaton
Graduating seniors who wish to get their
1953-54 Aggieland yearbook should leave
their mailing address and mailing lee at
the office of Student Activities, 2nd floor,
Goodwin hall.
i Pete Hardesty
(Business Manager, student
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You may not see it in their outward appear
ances — but there’s a big difference between
these young men. One has held three jobs
in the five years since graduation. He’s
still looking for a job that offers him a
lifetime career. The other has been with
a Bell Telephone Company during that
time. He’s on his way up!
Seventy-five per cent of college men
hired by the Bell Companies since World
War II are still with these telephone com
panies after five years/ Here’s why:
Telephone Work la Interesting — You may
train to supervise forces engaged in construct
ing, installing or maintaining telephone facili
ties; or to manage groups of people handling
customer contact, accounting or statistical
work. You may work on engineering problems
or be engaged in olanning or other important
staff activities, such as personnel relations,
public reiacons, or revenue studies.
Bell System
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t , 1 ne Past nve years have
seen the introduction of network TV trans
mission dialing of Long Distance calls and
LredevcIopH.ent of the remarkable transistor.
And the next five years will bring many more
changes. In addition, each year the number
of college people hired is related to estimates
of the number of future management positions
to be available.
No matter what your military status, it’s
worth inquiring about Bell System em
ployment opportunities. Your Placement
Officer has the details. See him soon. And
be sure to talk to our employment repre
sentatives when they visit the campus. The
time to plan your future is now!