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Page 21 text:
A CCH vs FRANKLIN
February 25th we pl yed Franklin School
in our own gym. Our boys took the lewd efrly
in the game with m score of 5-2 in the first
quarter. Then we got hot in the seennd quart
er with a score of 11-4 ot the half. In the
second half Franklin sent in Q 1H:le 1 n
team but our boys kept on until BX-" diese
minutes of the third quarter. T'- Yr rk.in
started scoring end pulled up tr Ti-1q.The .
game continued to the lust minrt2 1.'n ith the
score standing at 19-21. We started stalling
Schie came down through,shot,and missed.It
went out of bounds and Franklin passed in.
We recovered the bell and stalled again
until the whistle sounded the end of the
game. Final score was ACCH 21-Franklin 19.
Donald Schie and Bill Smith
GRADE SCHOOL BLSKET BALL TOURNEI
ACCH was defeated by Hnrmar in the first
game of the l941 Grade School Brsket Brll
Tourney. The games were played in the Cent-
ral High School Gym. ACCH was nosed out
early in the game by s score of 5-l and con-
tinued to lead throughout the half with n
QCCH vs HARRISON HILL
The ACCH tedm bowed to Harrison H
It was nn excit?
tough, fnd teriffic bettle. The score 1'
the end of the
AC in the lord
Hill hrd piled
first quarter was 5-2 tie
but at the half Harrison
up n score of ll-6 and et
29-21 by the end of the
' Hill made l2 field goals
rnd five fouls
. AC made seven field goel
and seven fouls. The players were:
ACCH HARRISON HILL
Fey StevenS Dislevu
Dodndd Sehie ned Bill Smith
ACCH vs FOREST PARK
Allen County Home Basket Boll Team
plnyed Forest Park in their gyn.Friday
evening March 7th. Fore
st Park won the
game by n score of 25-22. ACCH led at the
end of the first quarter 9-5, and the
score was tied at ll all for the half.
At the third quarter Forest Park led 17-
14. LCCH tied the score
at 19 all in the
last period and they pulled out ahead to
win with e score of 25-
was as follows.
good margin. At the half the score nes 14-7. Biggs
During the second half ACCH scored rap- Schie
idly and closed in to l5-16 at the end of the Marshall
third quarter. At the beginning of the last Fay Stevens
period ACCH closed in and tied the score at
16 all. Then Biggs and Terrence were retired
The Forest Park grne
22. The line-up
ended the rcgulm.
nd six loses. We
to the bench by fouls and Hnrmer forged season uith three wins s
ahead to win by a final score of 25-16, The won from Frdnklin,Jefferson,nnd Smart.nno
game was hard fought from beginning to the lost to Adems,Hnrrison Hil1,Honglnnd,
Schie M cComb
D onald Schie and Bill Smith,8A
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Donald Schie and Bill Smith,8A
Mildred: A tramp is at the back door and
I'm going to give him one of m pies. I
feel sorry for him.
John: So do I.
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Bill:Cen I trust him?
Bob: No,even the wool he pulls over your
eyes is half cotton
Page 20 text:
BASKE T Bggg
Somebody has to loose.
Somebody has to win.
So have good sportsmanship
And try the best you kin.
And when the gene is over
If you loose, or win.
Come on fellors don't gut rod,
You can always try again.
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RA H! RAH! HAH!
We'll fight, We'll fight.
We'll vin, We'll win.
We'll fight to tin,
So come on boys,
Fight! Fight! Fight!
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Come on team,come on team
Fight! Fight! Fight!
QQ TQ TT BOYS
We want some action
We nent some baskets
So go right to it boys
Fight! Fight! Fight!
ACCH gg ADAMS
ruary 20th. We started off with a
ing. At the end of the first half
was 9-12 in their favor. We never
catch up thnvughout the game.
ACCH ADAM S
fcontinued on next columnl
ACCH played Adrms there Thursday,Feb-
Adams game continued
Ray Stevens Brebner
Donald Schie and Bill Smith
THE STORY OF BASKET BALL
The game of basket ball was originates
by James Naismith in 1891, While he was az
instructor in the Y.M.C.A.School at Spring
field,Mass. The game soon spread over Am-
erica and to other countries. It is now
one of the best liked and most important
winter sport. It is most popular in the
colleges,universities and high schools.
The game calls for the most intensive co-
operation of all the players.
The equipment for playing the game is
a playing floor,rectangular in shape,and
of smooth surface. its dimensions should
be maximum of 94 by SO feet and minimum
of 60 by 55 feet. However many teams play
on floors of less than the minimum space.
A backboard with dimensions of six feet
horizontal and four feet vertically is
located two feet inside the playing floor,
and nine feet up. The basket is an open
hammock net suspended from the backboard
on a metal ring which must be sixteen in-
ches from the rigid surface to which it is
fastened. The basket is placed ten feet
above the level of the floor.
The ball is round,measuring 50 to 51 in
inches in circumference and weighing 20
to 22 ounces. It is made of a rubber blad-
der in a leather case tightly inflated to
a pressure of about hirteen pounds.
There are five players on a team. They
are right and left forwards,center,and
right and left guards. The object of the
game is to see how many baskets each tear
can make in the allotted time. Two points
are scored for each basket from the floor
and one point for ach baskte made from thu
free throw line. A game consists of two ha
halves which is each divide into two quaf
ters consisting of six,seven,or eight min-
utes. There is a ten minute intermission
between halves. Merlin Doud,8A.
really did Bill: I'm always tired on the first of
Bill: Who wouldn't after a March of 51
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Page 22 text:
THE STORY OF BASKET BALL
The game of basket ball was invented in
the year 1892 by Dr.James Maismith at the Y.
M.C.A. school in Springfie1d,M ss. It was
first played as a boy's game and soon adapt-
ed in a modified form for gir1's schcols. It
end of the playing court.
is a game that is best played indooru, nd
should have at least 4000
The goals are elevated
inches in diameter,and ple
sq.ft. of space
ced on the center
line ten feet above the floor, one at each
The team consists of a certified list of
players of which there may not be more than
five on the floor at one time during the
A round leather ball 50 to 52 inches in
circumference is used. At the beginning of
the game it is tossed up between two play-
ers at the center of the court. When the
ball is tossed into the basket it counts
two points. When a foul is committed a play-
er on the opposing team gets a free throw
which counts one point.
Mr.Sellers: What inspired the old time poin-
eers to set forth in their cpvered uagons?
Mildred: Well, maybe they did not want to
wait about thirty years for a train.
ACCH EE HOAGLAND
The ACCH boys played the first game of
the second semester at the Hoagland School
Gym. The first half went badly for the ACCH
boys. The second half showed added enthus-
iasm and Hoagland was outscored by two
points for the half. The final score was ACCH
56 and Hoaglrnd 49. The linup was as follows
Neal Hagan Tyril
Omie Brown Siegers
Joe Biggs Reed
James Marshall Earlywine
Donald Schie Purdue
Fay Stevens Weseal
Billy Smith Sinroes
Donald Schie,8A.Sports Editor
Customer: I'd like to buy a hat.
Country Store-keeper,rather deaf: Hay?
Customer: No, straw,
Jemes:A camel can.go eight days without water
Donald: S o could I if they would let me.
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T15 EQQET QE BASE BALL
A grme played with a round wooden bat
end a leather covered ball which weighs
five ounces and is nine inches in circun
ference is called base ball. There are
four bases--home,first,second,and third.
The pitcher stands between first and thir
bases and sixty and one half feet from
the home plate.
A base ball team consists of nine play
ers and a game regularly continues nine
innings. An inning is over when one team
puts three outs on the opposing team.
Base Ball is the national game of the
United States, and was played in somthing
like its present form at Cooperstown,New
-York in 1859. The ball used was of live-
ly rubber covered with yarn and measured
ten and one half inches
A national association was formed in
1858 and hhe first club was the Red
Stockings of Cincinnatti. In their fam-
ous tour of 1869 they won all their games
The national league was formed in 1876 and
the American Association in 1882 and the
American League in 1900.
Bob: I see you hurt your head. Did you
have X-rays taken?
Bob: What did they show?
Bob: Sure thing,truth will out.
ACCH vs JAM S SMART
The ACCH team met in a teriffic clash
Tuesday evening February 11th at the AC
Gym and came out on top with a final scor
of 27 to 26. AC score ten times from the
floor as also did Smart. AC scored seven
times at the free throw line and Smart
only succeeded six times there. The scorq
at he end of the first quarter as 7-5 iT
favor of AC and stood 16-10 at the half.
In the last half Smart pulled ahead and
the score stood 24-22 in their favor fo1
a moment. AC again forged ahead in the
last two minutes and ended the game witl
a one point lead. Biggs scored 15 points
and Brown nine.
Allen County James Smart
Fay Stevens Gidlel'
, Schie Bragg
Subs for AC were Hngnn and for Smart '
were Michline,Agncodf,and Esterline.
Donald Schie,8A?Sorts Editog
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