Clipped From The Austin Daily Herald
Haldorson Scoring Well j THEY TELL US THAT LITTLE TONY GRAVES, SON OF JACKIE Graves, the once-famous Austin Atom, grabbed the spotlight at the! I , sectional Golden Glove tournament at Rochester the other night While he is only 14, Tony shows a willingness to mix and a hard punch, but shows little boxing finesse. He'll be one of two > Austin boxers to see action in the quarterfinals at Mayo Civic auditorium Saturday . . . In beating Bob Balcome of Plainview in his first amateur bout, young Graves fell out of the ring in the first round, but came back strong to give Balcome a hard time . . . Burdy Haldorson, former Austin prep basketball star, who was nnmed an Ail-American at the'University of Colorado and played with the U.S. Olympic team in Australia, is having another good year with the Bartlesville, Okla., Oilers. Burdy in 11 games is scoring at a brisk 20.6 clip with 91 field goals and 45 free throws. He trails George Swyers of Akron, who has a 10-game average of 22.4. In rebounds, Haldorson has 120 for the fourth best mark in the National Industrial Basketball League . . .