Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on December 20, 1937 · Page 5
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HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS THE SPO] MailM^aaaaMaaMiMiMiMM-.^~j-»-_^___ ._<_ , . ^^^^^ ^"" ^^ ^WM^^ riMI v«< •///> Undefeated Teams to Meet at Emmet Record Crowd Expected to Witness Girls Game at 8 o'Clock Emmet and Columbus High Schools, bitter rivals on the basketball court, will meet Monday night in three games at the Emmet High School gymnasium. The feature battle of the night will \iv the clash between the undefeated senior girls tenm, scheduled to start at 8 p. m. Coach Snell of Emmet is preparing for an overflow crowd. The Kinmet girls team, state title eonlenders for the past two years and tmdefented in II games this year, is set for the invasion of the Columbus sharp-shooters. The Emmet team has bowled over the following teams this season: Liberty of Louann. Laneburi! Central, Malvern Central, Hosston, Saratoga, Wallu-rsville, Walkers Creek. ]'atmo.s. Mineral Springs. Okolona and Stamps. Columbus Impressive A large delegation of Columbus funs is expected to follow the team to Emmet Monday night. 'Hie Tigers, like Emmet, are undefeated Ibis yeai and boast nn impressive record. 'lo date the Columbus team has defeated Ptitinos, Guernsey, Ashdown ' «md Mineral Springs by overwhelming, scores. Two of Columbus' stars are Boyee and Woolsey. The first gnme of the night will be between junior boys teams of the two .schools. The second contest will be between the senior girls at 8 p. m.. niul a third battle will be fought between junior boys teams of the two schools. The second contest will be betwee nthe senior girls at 8 p. m. find a third battle will be fought, between the senior boys of both s-chools. I'ulmos Undefeated The Patmos senior boys cage tenm lidded Washington High School to its Mring of victims over the week-end by defeating the county seat boys, 29 to 8. Mayton, Yancy and Lafferty of Palmos scored six points each. Pilkinton made half of the Washington points. The Patmos All-Stars defeated the Washington juniors 24 \n I',. Camp and Cox of Patmos scored the most points. The Patmos All-Stars defeated un Independent team from Hope, 17 to U. 'I he Patmos All-Stars are negotiating with Magnolia A. & M. college for a game to bo played at Patmos January 7. • Following the Christmas holidays, the Patmos rage teams will resume basketball January 7. An invitational tournament will be held at Patmos, January 15. Mineral Springs Loses The Emmet senior grils defeated Mineral Springs Friday night at Emmet. 28 to 10. Chambless of Emmet made I-l points to lead in scoring. The Mineral Springs senior boys Wonder 'Bama Cheers .*•! t . . AJabnma rooters naturnlly will bo in the minority when the Cum-' son Tide mcts California in the- Rose Bowl, but nevertheless they'll make plenty of noise The reason is pretty Martha Witt Burleson dynamic varsity cheerleader who will make the journey to Pasadena for that express purpose. Martha is shown above in three typical poses, whirling around with skirts aflutter, standing on her head, and in the close-up, letting the folks know what comes next on the yell Iis1 defeated Emmet, <l.'i to 27. Jarrett of Mineral Springs hit the basket for 15 points. Wise of Emmet marie 10. The Emmet junior boys nosed out Laneburg Central, 12 to 11 in a hard- fought game. Prrxcott vs. Curdon Prescott High School basketball team will open its new gymnasium Tuesday night, December 21. against Gurdon High School. The Curly Wolves, under Coach Storey, held the Caimlcn 1'anther.s to a clo.se .score lit Camden a few nigh Us ago. T his season is PrescoH's first attempt at basketball in two years. Herbert Garrett, former Henderson player, will officiate in Tuesday night's [fame. Ky IIAKRV (iKAVSON Sport!) l-'.dilor, NKA Service NEW ORLEANS—This old and interesting city always did know how, so it is not surprising that Sugar Bowl events, during the Christmas holidays, will attract the eyes and ears of America, Santa Clara's unbeaten and untied football team again tackles Louisiana State, January 1, in the climax of u program which includes: A mid-winter regatta between sailing craft of all types anil a four-oared shell rowing race. An inter-city boxing meet between New Orleans and Memphis amateurs. An intersectional basketball engagement trolling out Pittsburgh and Kentucky, Southeastern Conference champion. A tennis tournament, A six-event truck meet—100-yard dath, one. and two-mile, 120-yard high hurdles, 440, and two-mile steeplechase. Practically all outstanding football strategists and college athletic officials will be on hand for the annual meetings of the football Couches' Association and the National Collegiate Athletic Association, The Southeastern Conference has scheduled its confab for tin- same time. Thus hanta Clara and Louisiana State undoubtedly will perform before the largest group of competent critics ever assembled. New Orleans Shows Wny Sugar Bowl events, though now four years old, are the newest athletic development of note in a city that bus played a leading part in sports progress in the past. It was in New Orleans that the first organized race course in the country was opened in 1827. The present Southern Yacbt club, second oldest boating organization in the United States, was chartered in 1849, two years before the America's Cup became the emblem of yachting supremacy. The New Orleans Lawn Tennis Chip i.-: the oldest in the nation. It wa.s established in 187B, almost two score years before Maurice E. McLoughlin brought what had been a lofty society game to the people. The first gloved boxing bout, replacing more brutal bare-knuckle battles, was fought in St. Bernard parish, just outside the city. It wa.s in New Orleans. Sept. 7, 1892, thai the young and highly scientific young bank clerk, James J. Corbett, rcvolulioni/ed ihe beak busting business in knocking out John L, .Sullivan. So, you see. New Orleans is steeped in sports tradition. SiiKar Howl (lets Talent Sugar Bowl tennis .shows Bitsy (•rant and Wayne Kahili, Davis Cup alternate; Bobby Riggs, youthful star ul last summer; Krnie Suiter, national I H i g h intercollegiate champion, Don McNeill of Kenyon College of Ohio; Frank Kovac.s and Klwood C«oke, California luminaries, and some more. The Ihird Sugar Howl track meet truly will be a parade of champions with (Jlenn Cunningham, Archie San Romani, Don Lash. Tommy Deckard. 'he Hideout twins. Forrest (Sped ".owns, Bob Osgood. Allan Tolmich, Floyd Lochnor, Chuck Fenske, Joe Me- Cluskey. and more title-holders of one kind or another. The results of a year ago still are vivid. There wa.s the new American record of 10:01.5 by Lochnor in the steeplechase, San Homani's hairline, victory over Cunningham, and the dt- feat of Lash in the two-mile through 1 excellent team running by the Ride- 'JUUs. Tigers to Play 7 Conference Games .Schedule Includes (iame With Blytheville at Little Rock LITTLE ROCK. The Little Hock High School football team will play eleven games in 1U38, seven of which are scheduled at the Little Hock stadium, it was announced by Earl F. Quigley, athletic director, over the week-end. Blylhevillc High School, unbeaten and untied in Arkansas competition for three years, is one of the two new loamy on Ihe next year program. Bl.v- theville replaces Join-shorn and Malvern has been chosen as the opening gam instead of Catholic High. Seven engagement* will be Arkansas School Athletic Conference games. Alvin Bell will referee the first five home games.' New officials will be .selected for (he annual Little Rock- l : ine Bluff gaint 'I lie schcdcde: September Hi Malvern. night, here. September 23 Muskogec. O'kla.. night, here. September Hi) Shu vcport. La., night there. October 7 Blytheville. night, here. October 14 Hot Springs, night, there October 21 Fort Smith, night, here. October 28 Mi lupins, night, there. November ^ Forclyie, night, here. 12- Pme Bluff, day. here. 1!) Canulen. day, there. 2-! Norlh Little Hock, November November November day. here. -1 Where the other howl layouts con- ' Orleans goes all the way. The gay city fine their sport to football, New on the gulf knows no other way. Third Scoreless Tie Sports Oddity Vanderbilt's Famous Midden Ball Play Ranks Second NEW YORK - i/l-h Though inimitable Larry Kelley of Yale no longer was on band to provide a "soccer kick" as tin- year's outstanding sports c.ddily. No. 1 position among unusual incidents again was awarded to football in II.e annual poll of .sports writeis ci:n,-lucted by (he Associated Press. 'I hi;,- limp, however, it was not a 'freak" ploy thiit took first place, ll was. rather, the fact thai Pittsburgh and Fordham. two of the countryV mosl powerful teams, played their ll.ird successive scoreless lie. Other gridiron occurrences gave tin.' one its .'trimmest competition for b'>- iiiM the year's leading oddity. Nineteen vutes. (o 21 for (he Fordham-Pit! deadlock, were cast for (he famous and con- , ,, , spaK-^^^^s! Supernumerary arrivals on the seei ' nmgllild (Jnf U.S. Tax on Grid Game Is Illegal State Universities Are Exempt Says Ruling by '• Federal Judge NKW ORLEANS^./I v-The United oUil'-s J-ifH, Circuit Court of Appeals held .Saturday thai the federal government had no rigid (o collect the 10 per cent admis-M»n tax t,, football L'amos or other athletic events at universities operaled by a stale. The case was appealed by the collector of internal revenue for th,- District of Georgia from a final injunction against collection of the lax granted to (he ^Hc'fienlr, of !he University System ul Ciforgia which controls the Univr.-r- ••it.v of Oeor/jia and Georgia Tech. The majoril.v opinion held (hat the Rpaonts of Ihe University System of Georgia was a constituted department of the slati- of Georgia and said the Inx on these- institutions was condemn- f " il ' ' Jlh ylvania's "twelfth man." who ap- ..^curred''"'^ l.c-arunce on the field during a sue- ,,,.. bv ,..,,,„. ,,,, cess.ul field goal try in the George- ! h( ! ( , ,,, w,' town game nullified that effort and 1 "„, mi [! , ' ' left the teams in a scoreless tic- at the ' :mi , ,_. ; P tnu.sh. The unidentified .spectator who came bursting out of the crowd to tackle a touchdown-bound ball carrier in the South Carolina-Citadel game earned eight points for his feat. Baseball contributed its share of bizarr? events, when Diw.y Dean figuring in two. One vote wa.s given Earl Averill of the Cleveland Indians, whose line drive in the all-star game s-truck Dean on the toe and thus, in this contributor's opinion, knocked the Cardinals out of the National League pennant race. The Dizzy Dean's sit- down strike also got u vote. Newark's capture of four straight "little world series" games after losing the first time to Columbus; the Athletics' brief early-season reign as American League leaders; (lie disappearance of Yankee Pitcher Johnny j pc . 1 '. 1 "'' . . . , Eroaca. and the 23-game losing streak I ™ hl<:h rend ^l '*"* to 1 • the ancient Greeks and ' » !«.«-* "' uni- tutL ' mstltul '°» s Battle Monday Night SHE TWANGS A MEAN BOW «" teams plays c post season "howl" games. Bureau of Internal Revenue officials in Wadiington said the decision probably u-oiild be appealed to the United Slates Supreme Court. They said $119.332 was involde in four pending suits brought by the state unevirsities (,f Georgia. Iowa. West Virginia and Minnesota but the aggregate amount involved wa sundetermined. Amateur Status Affirmed Another issue was the question of whether football players put on a show I for the favor of the public like actors ! MI the stage or professional boxers or i whether they performed as amateurs ! furthering the cause of education. The ] cr.urt agreed that college athletics were j performed as a feature o fedueation the times of ancient Greeks and the majority of the Lewiston (Idaho) baseball club were other diamond contributions. ' Further assorted oddities included the 2.1C second margin of victory for Wilbur Shaw in the 50(1-mile Indianapolis aiilo race, the fi2-yard touchdown ' pass thrown by Kenny Washington of UCLA, the gallery rrmb scene which cut short the long-awaited public appearance of John I mysterious) Montague on a golf course. War Admiral's injury in the Belmont stakes, and the fact Ihat Rice topped the southwest I w, , ... „ Conference race after being held score- • HaSHVlllC 1 eam IS less in its first three games. ~~ opinion said that though there had boon abuse- through subsidiclizing of athletics they belived the practice was abaiting. Admissions to events whose proceeds go e.xclsively to religious, charitabl and from the tax and the Appellate Court held that when- any college hires athletes the admissions are subject to lax. MARGARET LINDSAY fits an arrow to her bow-srring and faces the bull's-eye. She was snapped while vacationing after the completion of her latest Warner film, '-'Cold Is Where You Find It." " - Rotary club-Scrapper football banquet held here Friday night. Coach Lester Bradley, in reviewing tl:2 season just closed, praised the work of his players and predicted a fsful season for the team next • ^UV.LU-.^IUI 3t:it2un j vjj 11 ic icai 11 nt^vi L ucational causes are exempt | vc , ; ,,.. Bradley also announced captains - ' ~ " Women who complain that this is a' ii-an s world do not have my sympathy, - Mrs. Catherine Filene Shouse. Boston clubwoman. Feted by Rotarians NASHVILLE. Ark.- Fifty persons, including members of UK- Nashville football learn and the Nashville Rotary club were in attendance at the annual of the 1938 Scrapper eleven. Billy Tyndall will serve as manager next year. Other speakers at the banquet included Jim Beauehamp, who acted as master of ceremonies; E. T. Moody, superintendent of the Nashville high school and Granville Trowbridge. 'The site of Cincinnati was the center of an ancient mound builders' civilization. CALLED GREATEST SINCE PHAR LAP" SANTA CLAUS and COMPANY Reserve Power Is Need in Cage Game Game, Played .at. High Speed, Calls for More Players By ORLO ROBERTSON NEW YORK-(/P)-Basketball, the game Dr. James Naismith fashioned from a peach basket and a soccer ball 46 years ago, underwent one of its most radical changes this year when the center jump was eliminated. The rules committee legislated against the jump system of putting the ball into play at the start or each period and after a goal had been scored with the hopes it would do away with some of the advantage held by tall players. Early results this season have shown that it not only has done that but has speeded up the game until now a team's success may well depend on its reserve-power. No longer can five or six men step through a game at top tpeed, as there is no letup when the ball is being returned to the center circle, as in the past. As an additional curb on tall players, the rules committee prohibited a player from reaching above the basket and tipping the ball out. The committee also attempted to clarify the blocking and screening rule 'which has been interpreted differently in various sections. It rJed that a player is entitled to any unoccupied spot on the floor providing he takes the position three feet away from an opposing player and does not take the position with intentions of blocking a man with or without the ball. Outstanding in the nationwide corn- Pitt, Oklahoma A. & M. Repeat petition that saw only two major conference champions retain their titles was the high-powered Stanford quintet led by sensational Hank Luisetti. Pittsburgh, annually one of the bes n the East, again won the Eastern in- lercollegiate conference crown while Dklahoma A. & M. repeated in the Missouri Valley. Illinois and Minnesota tied for the Big Ten title with Washington and T,ee taking the Southern, Kentucky the Southeastern intercollegiate league, Montana State the Rocky Mountain and Southern Meth- Colorado Prepares for Bowl Contest Whizzer White and Companions to Arrive in Texas Monday DALLAS, Texas.- (IP) -Unbeffteh Colorado, Wlm.zer White's football team, rolls into Texas Monday to thaw out under Texas sunshine and make ready for a New Years' dale with'foce Institute in the Cotton Bowl. Promised privacy at Fort .Worth, teach Bernard (Bunny) Oake's, Will headquarter his squad at Texas Christian University for 12 days befpre the post-season classic expected to dra\V capacity crowd of 47,000. ' Colorado's great quarterback,;Byron fWhizzer) White, Phi Beta Kappa who cumcried across 16 touchdowfis" -and kicked 23 'conversion points an<5 a fiSld goal to top the nation's collegiate sc"6r~- •ers with 122 points, will not arrive 7 in Fort Worth until Wednesday. 'He's busy in Calfornia taking final examinations for a Rhodes scholarship. Mark Schreibev, assistant manager of athletics at Ootar "advance" man for the Butta1o*.*i§M, arrived in town and i warned the natives not to the Rocky Mountain champs. : 'Schreiber estimated 10,000 Ci- doans would be in the bowl <or l9ie kickoff. Fans settled down to -drawing <cWh* pariSons between the two 'cha'friptorig and found that Colorado had 'a offensive machine. In eight ga moved downfield for 2283 yards scrimmage, completed 27 passes &'~&G attempts for 427 yards and averaged 40.7 yards on punts. On the Rice side, statistics shp^d the Owls in ten games, gained -tfnly 1498 yards on rushing but fatv *^t- distanced the Buffs on passing ^dt,th 726 yards gained on 59 comple'twns. The Rice kicking average of 3^.5 .-Was lessened, their supporters claifmsd.Ae- cause of Sophomore Ollie (SoM^l's deadly out of bounds punting. . ,' ' odist the Southwest. 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