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.,,mp6m m**~ ! Mitchell Holmes came in, in relief to shut down Maroa-Forsyth. The Toppers lost by a 5-2 score. Bob Gasaway Photo the Trojans of The Sporting Life By - Bob Gasaway Scanning a 1932 Mt. Pulaski Times, I found some interesting information. The Hilltoppers opened the '32 The formation of a Twilight season by defeating Athens 37-19. Baseball league took place when Fritz Zimmerman and Blout led the North Side Ramblers met Pulaski in scoring 15 and 12 the South Side Merchants. points respectively. The East Side Merchants In the second game of the piloted byAustinSchaffenacker seasonthe Hi!ltoppers tookcare met the West Side Butchers in of Springfield High with Blout charge of George Underhill. The hittingfor 12. Players for Pulaski North Siders were managed by were Connelley, Waddell, Van Roman Romer and the South Hook, Zimmerman, Blout,Sideby FrankTalmage. Anderson, and Beckers. A good sized crowd seemed to Before going to play Canton,. enjoy the antics of the fats and their sports writer noted;"The leans, and other proportions. Canton fans will have.an oppor- The only possible home run was tunity to see the Hilltoppers poled out by Brooks Aitchison, in action when the husky Mt. who was only able to get to third Pulaski five, which is said to be base where he sat down to rest one of the strongest inthe state, whiletheteamtooktimeoutfor5 will appear in Canton." minutes (timeouts in baseball?). Mt. Pulaski bagged another Extra Innings: In 1932, the victory 20-16 over Carlton with priceol~asubscriptiontotheMt- Blout making 11. Pulaski Times for a year was $1. Peoria ~Ianual wa~ con]lag to And guess what? Only 50 Cents town for the next basketball for six months. What a bargain! game, but there is no coverage Also and lastly, in 193.2 there in the Mt. Pulaski times for the was a dance every Saturday remainder of the season, night at the city garage. Admis Two familiar names popped sion was 10-cents and dancing up. Lloyd Hargis was named was 5-cents. Plenty of hot and principal and George Dertinger cold and cold drinks were avail- was Coach & Director of Physi- able. cal Educati0n. !iiii!!i!!i!!:!i! !i +i~!~!:!~!:i~!:i~!;i~i~i: ~ x ::~ ....... Athlete of the and Mike Maxheimer, was named WAND-TV Student Ath- lete of the Month for April. Erich lettered in baseball all bur years at Mt. Pulaski High School. He is a member bf the National Honor Society, WYSE, senior class president, D.A.R.E role model, was nominated to the. U.S. Air Force Academy by Congressmen Aaron Sch.ock and holds the rank of Eagle Scout. Erich received a plaque, and the MPHS Athletic Department was presented a check for $1,000 from Martin Graphics, sponsor of the WAND Athlete of the Month. Erich is the first from Logan County to receive Photos Provided this honor. Insuran o, .financial 8orvi oo = Financial Security At Horsefeathersl : You can't really have one without the other and still achieve your financial goals. Let's get together for an Insurance and Financial Review tO so|ve this equation for you. He wi'll attend the University of Illinois Col: lege of Engineering this fall. Larry D. Medaris LUTCF 31 6 S. Washington - Mt. Pulaski 05ZO-506HO FINANCIAL www.countryfinanclaL corn in Elkhart Delicious Hom Cooking at its Best! Lunches Tuesday. Sunday 11-2:30 Daily Specials- S.easonal D|shes Reservatiop~ & Credit Cards Accepted Antique & Gift Shop 10Am to 4Pm Tues. - Sun. I 104 Governor Oglesby st I 947'2100 ]