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State Tournament, Columbus, Sept. 1, 1916

    State championship-Diamond studded gold medal, cash $100.
    Second place-Gold stick pin, cash $25.
    Third place-Gold stick pin, cash $25.
    Fourth place-Gold stick pin, cash $25.
SCORE
Points
R. C. Weimert of Wapakoneta10
Frank Eachus of Gallipolis21
Weimert14
Eachus21
Weimert6
Eachus21
Joseph Bickar of Canton21
J. R. Foust of Plain City16
Bickar10
Foust21
Bickar21
Foust13
Bickar21
Foust2
    Eachus won four straight games from Bickar, and the State title. 7000 horseshoe pitchers in the State took part in the county tournaments.
    Eighty-eight entries, one from each county, took part in the State tournament. The method, when a pitcher lost a game he was out of the tournament, prevailed.
    In a special match at Summit Beach park, Akron, Prank Eachus lost the State title to Hughie Palmer of Akron, November 17, 1918.
    Pitching distance, 46 1/2 feet. All games 21 points each.

Logan Tournament, Sept. 29, 1919 First place, $50; second place, $25; third place $15.
RingersPoints
Featherlof of Logan192438
Brust of Columbus170434
Stevens of Lancaster170425
Bobbitt of Lancaster157397
Palmer of Akron133383
Danner of Gallipolis160370
Giant of Huntsville, Ala110320
Eachus of Gallipolis123316
East of Lancaster117298
Hood of Logan75205
    Nine games were played, each man pitching each man one game.
    Distance, 40 feet, in clay. National rules. All games 50 points each.