The daily collegian. (University Park, Pa.) 1940-current, September 12, 1940, Image 15

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Lion Boaters To Strive for Eighth
Consecutive Unbeaten Season
Will GUs Bigott-be back? And if he does come back, will -he be
eligible? These- are- the questions-; that' Penn- Stated soccer -minded
fans are asking themselves as practice begins for the 1940 season apd
the status of the All-American: remains, undetermined.
- With the- loss of Dutch Lange,
All-American Bob Schuler, last
year’s captain and fullback, and
five others by graduation, Coach
BilL Jeffrey will be faced with the
difficult task of deciding who will
fill the vacant posts.
Upon the shoulders of these new
recruits and the returning regu
lars-will rest the burden of pre
serving Penn- State’s record of no
defeats in seven: seasons:
Returning, to/ the; backfield are
Captain Walt Hosterman, Don Me
grail, Gazzy Green, and Goalie
Zen Laskarus. The, starting line
of Don Durain, Van Hartman, Bob
Wide Recreation
Facilities Offered
Penn State’s recreation facili
ties seems to equal those offered
by any other college' in the nation
when we' considesr the opportuni
ties offered by the- local environ
ment. ~
Starting early in October, Col
lege groups sponsor hikes to- the
numerous scenic points about
State* Colleges. On.- most hikes,
lunches- and; where; necessary,,
transportation are- provided at a
cost-of 10' to 2'ff'cents per person;
An. 18-hole gplf course; main
tained by- the College;, offers- many
hours- of! outdoor enjoyment for.
both the tyro and the' pro; -
Some off the: tennis: courts are:
converted into an ice skating rink,
during the winter month;. Nim
rods find happy hunting in the
surrounding hills,, abound
in numerous, streams;, Fbr skiers,
the ski trail! at Shingleto.wn. Gap:
offers thrilling winter sport.
Available to- student groups is-
Ralph Watts Lodge,, the- PSCA.
cabin. Arrangements; for- the- use
of the cabin may-be-made at Room:
304 Old Main.
Most of the facilities; are: free; to:
students. A 10-cent charge is
made for the- use of the ice skat
ing 'rink.
Ski Coacft Has Beenr
Actor, Rope Twirtor,
From Hollywood to Penn State,
movie actor to forestry-instructor,,
such is the record of Max Dercum,
coach of skiing.
He has taken part in several!
movie shorts on skiing, and has
appeared as= an; extra; in scenes re
quiring- an. expert, rape twirler, for
he 1 is: accomplished in this- line;
Coach Dercum nof'only. initiat
ed- skiing here- as- a- major College
sport but also sponsored the first
Pennsylvania 'lnvitation Ski Meet
here last winter.
Classified Advertising
ROOMS for students. Desirable
classman in pleasant comer roomy
. room and roommate for upper
second floor. 300 S. Burrowes
streets Phone 3280.
FOR RENT—-Single room, private
family. Inquire 316 S. Gill street.
Dial 3417. 12-2tp-BB
PENN State Hotel remodeled
under new management. Stu
dent rooms reasonably priced- and
extended dining room service. 310
E. College.
THREE double rooms for full
year. Ideal location. $2.50 per.
FOR RENT.. 'Two! second; floor.
rooms. S3IQO: per- week; 008 E:
Foster. Phone 3374.
DOUBLE ROOMS $2.50-$2'.75
; per week. One block from
campus; 230- South. Pugh.. DiaL
Something You Should Never Forget! Our Address
Ernst, Woody- King, and’ Harry
. Carman; will: be intact.
The soccer, club, schedule re
mains - almost the same, as last
year with. Penn; and "Western
: Maryland! Being, added to> the list
-of opponents, and: Chmegjte Tech
and Lehigh dropped. The first
tilt off the season: is ; slated foe Sep
tember 28‘ when the Lions meet
The College is sponsoring two
-soccer clinics, this-- year as- a- result
of the interest aroused' by-' a. sim
ilar dibit held! last year by a
group of Harrisburg; papers. The
first was* held' at Lancaster last
.Saturday and the next will be
"herd Here this-Saturday.
Werner Track Mentor,
Broke World Records
Chick Werner, a-graduate: of the
University of Illinois- in. 1927, has
been varsity track coach at Penn
State since 1934 and has coached
varsity cross-country from 1933 to
; the- present.
As an. undergraduate at Illinois,.
Werner was one of the nation’s
leading- hurdlers. During his last;
season -there as captain of the
team, he 'broke or equalled some:
record in every meet in which,he
competed. '
Running' under the- colors of the
Illinois- Athletic Club, he establish
ed. world, records- in. the 50.-yard
low hurdles and the 60-yard low
hurdles. He was-also credited with
world marks in the 60 and 75-yard
high hurdles.
DOUBLE ROOMS*.s3tOD : per week.
Ideal location. Wz. blocks from
campus. Dial 4304; S-. Pugh;
beds. Good location, garage.
It 12
$2.50 per week. 611 S. Pugh
Street; Phone 2610.
THREE double rooms. Desirable
location. Two baths and show
ers. Game room.
TWO double rooms. Hot and cold
water. Board if desired. Dial'
;403L -
ROOM available in modem home;
j new beds. Innerspring mate
tresses. First floor. Bath adja
cent. $2.00, double, $3.00, single;
Dial 4042.
Daily? Collegian Names
1 Sport Scribes For, Fall
Fall, sports for- the Daily Col
legian will be reported by the
following members of the Jun
ior Editorial, staff:
Varsity football’. .Pat Nagel'berg
Varsity cross-country
■ Rbss Lehman
Varsity- soccer Bill? McKnight.
Freshman: football! . . John. Baer
Freshman: soccer.-
Stan. POKempner
Freshman- cross-country ......
Stan; BpKempner
(oadt ENggou
Began f3lh fear
Bod Higgins* is: beginning his
13th. season; as- a; Penn; State foot
ball 1 , coach; and his= typically cxytic
opinion; might be that “the first
Iff years-, are the- hardest.” "
That: statement seems- to- be
true fen its-, looks: lilfe the Nlttany
eleven'is- approaching; the top of
the- heap for the first time since
Higgins, himself, played 21 years
When; Higgins entered Penn
State in 1914 he immediately
made the- varsity as- an." end for
there was no: freshman- rule then;
During the next two seasons State
.won 15-, out of 19 games. Bi-1916.
the Ndtteny, and- was named: on
Walter. Camp’s second All-Ameri;
can team. and. was elected State’s
captain for the 1917 campaign.
Then came the Worl'd War and
His football career was- interrupt
ed! Higgins-entered'the Army as
a second,lieutenant and was sent
to- France. While overseas He
played football’ on- the champions
ship- 89th- Division team- and was
selected- by Grantland Rice as an
end on the “All-A.E.F!”' team:
When He returned to Penn State j
in 1319 Bob was again chosen grid
captain. His team. won seven,
losing only to Dartmouth, and' he
was chosen on the first AIL-Amer
ican team.
In 1920 Higgins- became head
football' coach, at West Virginia
Wesleyan. Ih 1921 he joined the
Canton Bulldogs as player-coach.
He returned to Wesleyan in 1922.
and his team won eight games of
a difficult 10-game schedule. In
1924' the Bobcats won nine out of
IT encounters.
The next year Higgins went to
Washington University in St.
Louis. In 1927 his team had the
best season the Bears had ever ex
To End your Caterer’s Worries about Dairy Products for the Kitchen
Fiosb Soccer
Starts Salurday
Freshman soccer will get under
way with a- "soccer- clime here on
September 14- in- which- all! fresh
men- interested- ih soccer are - in
vited to-participate:
Cbach Bill' Jeffrey; wary of
making predictions for which
there- is little foundation, hopes to
see every interested freshman,
whether or not- he- Has played soc
cer before; on the-field’Saturday:'
With soccer on’the'rise as a. high
scHool sport; more and more fresh
men with previous experience' are
reporting yearly. Still; empha
sizes the- wary- Scot, many -of our
better players develop from boys
who have had : no- experience in
fancy- footwork.
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Campus Restaurant
Cornet: College and; Pugh
For Relief of Mid-Study Fatigue.
“One Business—One Number—One Location”
Lloyd, ickes Sees, Action
In Eastern All-Sfar Game
LloydTckes, star fullback of last
year’s strong Lion eleven, saw
considerable action in the eastern
college All-Star lineup which de
feated-the highly-touted-New York
Giants, 16' ter- T, in- the - annual New
York . Tribune • Fresh Air Fund;
game Wednesday night:
The erstwhile State sparkplug
played in the- third: and fourth
quarters, and while he carried! the
ball: only once, for a- four-yard
gain, he saw- yeoman’ duty* as-' a
blocking back. Tckes is- the- first’
Penn State player ever- to per
form- in this eastern; gridiron- clas
DIAL 9-2761;
Dial 4034