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    The sensational success of the New York American hockey team has been attributed to the strong forward wall of Schriner, Chap-man, and Carr. Allan Murray’s work on the defense has been a potent factor in the winning streak of the Star Spangled laddies. Joe Simpson was rather optimistic at the beginning of the season and… More ▸

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    Coming home from Philadelphia after watching a thrilling and colorful clash between the Army and Navy football teams, your scribe was full of Chanukah spirits. The boys who had worked in the press box during the afternoon were telling tall tales and passing an even longer bottle that was intercepted every so often but never… More ▸

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    The second Maccabiad takes place 150 days, from now in Tel Aviv, Palestine… Final eliminations for berths on the Maccabi wrestling team will be held in the Bronx “Y” in February… Dave Smukler and Izzy Weinstock, named on the Jewish all-American first team, have been picked on every first and second all-American team named thus… More ▸

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    Hank Greenberg, the slugging first-baseman of the American League champions, met Miss Millicent Hirsch, national ranking girl’s champion, at the Maccabi dinner last week….Both promised to do something for the other…in their field…Vic Hanson, coach of the Syracuse teams, cannot tell the Singer twins apart although he has coached them for three years… Hanson claims… More ▸

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    Alex Levinsky, one of the very few Jewish players to make the big league grade in hockey, will streak into town the latter part of this month as a new defense man for the wobbly Rangers. He will play alongside of Ching Johnson, battle – scarred veteran of the ice hockey game and one of… More ▸

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    David Geller and Lester Steifberg have been elected co-captains of the New York University tennis team for 1934-35. . . . Geller prepared at Madison while Steifberg is a graduate of Evander Childs. . . . Milt Levin, hard running halfback of City, who was out of the Manhattan game with an abdominal injury, is… More ▸

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    If we had our way we’d be up in the New Hampshire mountains covering the sking carnival that takes place in about two weeks. Instead of sitting at ringsides under hot are lights and getting a heave and grunt rassler thrown into our laps we’d be wiring the office from the Canadian Rockies telling you… More ▸

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    Sidney Heitner, the present table tennis titleholder, scoffs at the ferociousness of football or lacrosse. He laughs at the rigors of rugby and ice hockey. And, it is with a sneer in his voice that he condescends to speak of water polo or wrestling. Sidney is a tall, twenty-three year old Jewish lad who came… More ▸