OREGON SPORTS HISTORY/1949: Local golfer tops 'Porky' Oliver, Larry Lamberger in playoff; Ducks vs. Pilots at Vaughn Street

April 24-25, 1949

• Ice skating sessions for the public are offered on a daily basis at the Portland Arena on Northwest 20th Avenue and Marshall Street. Ladies pay 10 cents per session. As advertised, for "gentlemen" the cost is 65 cents.

• At Tualatin Country Club, Emery Zimmerman rolls in a 6-foot birdie putt on the first playoff hole to defeat Ed "Porky" Oliver of Seattle and Larry Lamberger, the pro at Portland Golf Club, for the Northwest PGA Championship title. Oliver, listed at 5-9 and 240 pounds, would finish his pro career with eight PGA Tour victories and a second-place finish in three of golf's four major championships

• The Oregon Ducks will face Portland in college baseball at Vaughn Street. First pitch is at 8:15 p.m.

• Semi-pro baseball games abound in the area. Some scores from Sunday, April 24, 1949: Wherry's Cafe (Portland) 11, Yacolt, Wash. 1; Mecca Lunch (Portland) 14, Battle Ground, Wash. 3; Relianc System (Portland) 8, Albina Fuel (Portland) 1; Kercher Lumber (Forest Grove) 19, Portland Merchants 0; Seaside 13, Verboort 7.

• In Portland Interscholastic League baseball, the league-leading Roosevelt Teddies win a wild one at Grant to get to 8-0 in league play, while the Jefferson Demos knock the Franklin Quakers from the unbeaten ranks, 4-0, at Jeff.

• The University of Portland meets Pacific of Forest Grove in a spring football scrimmage on The Bluff.

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