The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 25, 1951 · Page 10
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 25, 1951
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PAGE TEN BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWg WEDNESDAY, APRIL M, 1W1 Chicks and Paps to Compete In District 3 Track Meets t Blytheville High School's junior and senior track teams go to Joncsboro tomorrow t£ compete in the District Three track meet at Arkansas Slate College. - The district meet is slated to gel underway at 30 a.m. tomorrow with the lime trials. Tli« meet pioper will lie run off tomorrow afternoon with athletes from 20-odd schools compete for the right to go lo the-state meet in Little Rock next week. The district meet will be a triple »— bnaer with the Class A; B and juflor high events to be held In conjunction Jonesboro is the de- fe^ding champion In [he Class A ind Junior high meets and Osceola Is Hiefending Class B champion. Coach Russell Moslcy said yes- terdaj that he expects to enter elghl boys In the Class A event. H£ »ill ha\e candidates in the dunes, runs, relajs and weights. ^he Chicks showed very poorly InSthe Arkansas 'state College in- vi&tioiial meet last .week but are expected lo do a little better in Ih8 district, meet. However, they are not considered a serious threat to Jopesboro's'crown, The'Tiioe Is expected to offer itrjmg opposition in but one divis- ioij, the shot and discus. Montroe Holland handle the weights. He placed jourtl\ in the shot and fifth inlUhe discus in the State College meet last week. Coach Larl Stabler said that lie *ia take along eiqht or 10 boys to the junior meet. The Paps are expected to fair well in the junior division and may push Joncsboro for the district title. To Enter All Bvcnls The Paps will have entrants in all events except the 880-yard run. Ralph Snyder and Norbctt Blankenship will carry the Paps' coloi, in the 100 and 50 yard clashes tlln Kellv Jones and Bill White competing in the 220. Boh Childress, the Paps all- around athlete, will team with Blankenship, Jones and Snyder for the relay team for the 440 and 830- yard events and he also will handle the weights. Billy Gllbow will compete in the hurdles and high jump with Blankenship and Jones competing in the 'pole vault. Snyrler will do the broad jumping and Chilrtlress and White .will, run-the 400. Danny Cobb will make the trip with the Paps but Stabler said that It has not been determined in what event he will compete. Osceola is expected to field a and will be favored to take the Class B crowti again. Dell te expected to enter a team in the B meet also. Leachville had been rated as the strong entrant in the Class A meet *nd is' favored by many to cop the district-crown. LITTLE ROCK, April 25. (AP)— Glancing at the standings the other day. one might have wondered if th« baseball -season really had begun. The leaders were Little Hock in the Southern Association, Toledo In the .American Association, El Dorado In the Cotton States League, Pittsburgh in the National and Washington . in the .American. . . All but Toledo anil Washington were cellar teams year, and thote two were seventh and fifth In their loops. . . Toledo and Little Roctc are Detroit /arms who haven't been happy with the player help given them by the parent. Tigers in the past. Ed McGhee, the outfielder from Joriesboro, hit a two- run triple to give Indianapolis a 2-1 win over Kansas City Sunday. He was optioned to the American Association club by the Chicago Whlt« Sox and could 1 be back • in the big time on 24-hour notice. . . Th« University of Arkansas' road «how—football coaches making the booster banquet—will shut down for the year after appearances at Fayetteville, Fort 'Smith and Little Rock. . - Turnouts for the banquet still are reported running far ahead of last year's. . . It's a rumor—no more now—that OuachiUi is on the verge of dropping interscholastic football. A'more solid report is that to Bucky Harris Finally Admits His Senators May Finish in Money By B1U; KING BOSTON, April 25. Wj—Practical Bucky Harris, who never tries to deceive anybody, especially himself, now admits his isth assembly of Washington Senators might be of first-division calibre. "Ye.s. we have a hustling ball club and we've been getting great pitching." Bucky agreed after watching his -senators oi>en their 19J1 competition witli the Bu.slon Red Sox with a 7-5 win in the 1 a t t e r ' .s own chummy Fenway. •We won five of our six games and we've looked good Yn every one of them," he ' con- i tinned. "If we /j can avoid inju- Bnckv ir.irris rlc -'' especially our only t w o catchers. Mickey Grasso and Lcn Okrie, we tan wind up fourth or better, provided one of the big t boys stubs a toe." liters. Normally a slow starter, Kuxava has turned. In two gocd games to date as five of the Senators' six starters have gone the distance. Yanks Xeiid Harriri theorized Pik-hing that, the' New York Yankees needed some more pitching behind Alhe Reynolds, Vic Raschi ami Ed Lopnt, that the Boston Red Sox -hurlcrs were much better than they have appeared to date and that the Detroit Tigers, despite their slow start, are a tough club. An outstanding example of the veteran Harris' ability to inspire players Is Bob Kuzava, the southpaw pitcher who prevailed over the Red' Sox, despite their three ho- Bay Window League to Open Season The Bay Window Softball League opens its 1S51 season Monday afternoon with the Moose Club meeting the American United Life Insurance Company's Lifers at Little Park. The Bay" Window League is for men 30 years of age or older. Six teams are entered in the league. League games will be' played on Monday. Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons of each week. Games are slnted to start at 5:30. In other games next week. Sullivan - Nelson Chevrolet Company plays Ark-Mo Power Tuesday afternoon with 61 Implement Company meeting Mend's Wednesday. veteran told a repoilcr. Feller, who lamed the Chicago White Sox 5-2 yesterday for his second consecutive victory, Has Just about forced them to rewrite the record books. But he has been In only one world series—against the Boston Braves in I04&— and he lost both games he pitched. "Now, if I can get in another world series, and win, I'd feel I'd done about everything I could in baseball." he said, Cleveland Washington . NOW York . Chicago Boston Detroit St. Louis Philadelphia A UK 1C I CAN LEAGUE \V L I'cl. 857 !»33 .714 .W57 .J*>fl .333 .143 .140 SOUTI1KKN ASSOCIATION W 0 8 Little Rock . ... Atlanta Mobile Birmingham 5 Memphis 5 Nashville 4 New Orleans 3 Chattanooga 2 8 i'ct. .750 .727 .533 .556 .455 .400 .273 .200 VESTKRHAVS HpSULTS National League St. Louis 3. Cincinnati 1 Boston 7. Brooklyn 4 Pittsburgh 6, Chicago 4 Philadelphia 6, New York 4 American Ix'a.eue . New York 3. Philadelphia o Washington 7. Boston 5 Cleveland 5. Chicago 2" St. Louis at Detroit rain Southern Association Little Rock 6. Memphis 5 Atlanta 8, Birmingham 2 Mobile 9. New Orleans 7 (10 Inn ings) Nashville 8. Chattanooga 7 (12 Innings) TODAY'S OAMKS National I^a^ue New York at Philadelphia Boston at Brooklyn Chicago at Cincinnati Pittsburgh at St. Louis American League Philadelphia at New York Washington at Boston St. Louis at Chicago 2 Only games scheduled Southern Association (N'lght games) Little Rock at Memphis Birmingham at Atlanta Nashville at Chattanooga Mobile at New Orleans NOW AND THEN I'vl. Eddie ford is pitching for Ihe Army now, Left-handed Whitoy Ford, 21. won nine straight far the Yankees laic last season and the finnl game of the World Scries, (NEA) Travs Outlast Memphis For 9th Win in 12 Games By The Associated I'rrsa \ What happened to transform Little Rock from last year's door-mat into the high-flying leader of today in the Southern Association? 'Commercial' Softball League Sought in City Two teams have entered Biythe- ville's proposed Commercial Softball League. Y Director J. P. Garrett satd today, and four more teams are being sought to complete a six-team circuit. Tennis must be made up of em- ployes of noi more than two Blytheville business firms. "It Is preferable." ,\lr. Garrett fiii:, "tlint all members of a team be employed by Ihe same firm, but it will be pcrmissabte for two business organizations to combine employes into one team." 'An organization ' meeting hat bten called for 7:30 p.m. Thursday al the Blytheville V In City Hnll Mr. Garrttt has asked all firm* 'intfrrsleri in entfrin* thf league lo have a representative at thii meeting. "It is hoped that- play Will be- 'gin the week of May 7," Mr. Garrett said. ASTC Trackmen Beat Henderson ARKADELPUIA. Ark., April 25. <ffi —Arkansas Stale Teachers College continues to rack up Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference track victories with monotonous and amazing regularity. Yesterday. Ihe undefeated Tutors boat Henderson College, 7U4 to 60',;. Teachers, the defending conference champion, was led by Tommy Dczicr. who scored 12 points. Game times 'probably will be at at 5:30 p.m. on weekdays. inois' Don Laz Out to Better His Pole Vault Record in Drake Relays clumllcrl ' ll tried to fence in Don Laz when he was a tyke of six and he vaulted over it. Nothing has stopped him since. Fifteen years from the time he receive an honorary degree of doc-! "oislcd himself out of the back- tor of science in physical education : yi "' d of llis A urora. 111., home. Laz from Carson-Newman College at, has become the rmty collcgiati to Jefferson City. Tenn., May 25. It's [pole vault as High as 15 feet 1?; ' " ' uches. He sel the new ceiling last \\rek at Los Angeles. Given good weather, he University of Illinois student ol architeciure hopes to better it in the Drake Relays at DCS Moines his week end. . He will be hard pressed bv his April 2.T I,T>I— They larch rival. Nebraska's Don Cooper. Hope High School would like have Ouachita's Rab Rodger.s as football coach, replacing the de- ' parting Clyde Trickey. . . Texas! Athletic Director Dana X. Bible will Bible's alma mater. Feller Thinks He'll Get Crack At Series Victory CLEVELAND. Rpril 25 (.Pi—Bob Feller, the olci mound master of the first-place Cleveland Indians, has only one other aspiration in baseball: to win a world scries victory And he thinks he may gel his chance this year. "If our Infield holds up a;id the pitching is as good as last year, t think we have a fine chance of winning the pennant." the 31-vear-old who ascended 15 feet Kansas Relays only break that outdoor inch at the to have I>az intercollegiate record (wo hours later on the coast. M' style used to be of the ugly duckling variety. As ft sopliomorc at Illinois he cleared 13 feet 6 inches in the National Collegiate track meet on the west coast. Don, at first, didn't impress his Illinois vaulting coach, perfeclion- alist Dick Oanslctn. "When f started working on him,'' said Garfilcm, a vaulting star at Columbia, a decade ago, "his takeoffs were taully and his stride was off. lie needed an overhaul. ' and jump into one flowing, contin- loiis effort—like a pendulum. Although weighing ISO pounds and six feet tall, Laz Is not exceptionally strong. His exercises are imited lo calcsthcnics. Ganslfn him ,:.e theory thai, after a session of vaulting three or four days are iceded for the muscles io snap back. l-az has used a $50 Swedish steel )le for two years and prefers it over the bamboo type. It is 16 feet long and weighs six pounds. Finally. consolilated' his run 1 New Manager Gene Desaulels may have a lot. lo do with It, but he doesn't lake the credit. Instead he wraps up his club's success with these strings—good catching, an improved Infield, adequate outfield defense and superb pitching. "And, they're In there trying all the time," Gene says of his players. 'It makes a big difference." The Travelers whipped Memphis. 6-5. last night for their ninth victory in 12 games. • Righthander Nfilo Johnson weathered a five-run Memphis eighth inning after Little Rock had bull, up 6-0 lead to win his third gnme without a loss. Atlanta's Crackers remained hot on the Travelers' heels by whipping Birmingham. 8-2. For 23 innings the opposition hadn't scored an earned run on Atlanta. In the eighth last night. Ihe spell was broken but Andy Elko blasted out Birmingham's two-run win with a fine six-hitter. Bobo Newsom officially started his 26th season In baseball by losing for Birmingham. He was chased out of Ihe park by umpires In the third when he used too much lip. Paul Chervlnko. manager of Mobile, slipped Glenn Cox into the game against New Orleans and everybody was surprised. Not even Mobile newspapermen covering the game in New Orleans knew Cox's first name—he was that sudden. And Cox surprised in the way he pitched. He quieted a New Orleans rally in the seventh and in the 10th scored Mobile final run In the 9-7 victory. Tucked away toward the bottom of the Nashville-Chattanooga box is the reason why Chattanooga tost 8-7 In a 12-lnnlng game. Chattanooga left 21 men on base which tics the record for a Southern Association 12-inning game. Mobile previously held the record alone for II* game against Chattanooga on Aug. 28. 1946. The score was 5-5 when extra. Innings began. European Champ Bears Beshore LONDON, April 25 W—Freddie Reshore of Harrisburg, Pa., may have lost his 10-round bout to European light, heavyweight champion Don Cocknell last night, but British newspapers hailprl him today as Ihe toughest thing ever seen in a boxing ring here. Cocknell, the 181 pound Londoner, won a clean-cut one-sided decision, but Beshore never let up. The Daily Express said, "Bcshore's rough and tumble tactics had only the most- fragmentary connection with boxing, but the yank, like tank, kept moving forward, firing punches which rarely landed on Ihe target areas and which certainly never hurt.' Rickey Happy BUGS Still Have Werle, He's Top Reliefer Bjr JOE KEICHLim AMoetatad PTCM Sporiswrii«f Every time Willie Werle saunters to tlie mound for Pittsburgh he increases Brmneh Rickey's reputation as a master judge of players. It wn,s back in lf)'19 that Rickey, then head of the Brooklyn Dodgers, offered $200,000 for the leflliand relief specialist. The Pirates disdained the offer. And it Rickey thankful. Branch, of course, is now general manager of the Bucs. Pimny Ihing, Wcrle wasn't worth* ; . . a plugged nickel In spring training, In some 30 Innings he was manhandled for .something like 40 hits and 20 runs. But once they started playing for keeps. he quickly began to look, like a million bucks, He's been In four of the Pirates six contests and Pittsburgh has won them all, He -sfived three and received credit for the other. The two game.s In which Willie did not see action ,the Pirates lost. Wei'te came to the rescue of starter 1 Vcrnon Law yesterday, holding the Cubs scoreless for two innings lo preserve Pittsburgh's 6-4 victory in Chicago. That made it 10 sc-orclcss innings this season for the 29-year-old native of Oakland. Calif. Started Opening Day started right off on opening day, holding Cincinnati run- IVerl* Sparked by, the three-hit pitch- Ing of Wayne Burnham, Maloney Park stretched its winning streak to five games yesterday afternoon defeating the West End Travelers 4-2 in the Blytheville Y's High School Baseball League action. Burnham yielded but three hits over the route while he and hEs team mates were combing Marvin Rass, the West End starler and his relief, Jim Henson, _for a total of seven hits. One 01 i he seven hits was a grand shun homer by Joe Wliisen- hunt. Ross served up the "gopher" pitch. Wills en hunt got one other hit to lead his team at the plate. The victory left Maloney Park alone -on top of (he league standings with a record of five victories and no defeats. The High School League La for Straight and True From" OI^Kointuck m~*kg&^ '-&&'-• Dislrlhutrd by ~—<W»W-J MOON DISTRIBUTING CO. Millr Rock, fe»>5 smm.wum usmim, IST. louisvuu, KINTIICKY IM» KEHTUCKV tUAlOHT 4OUUON tf'HISKIY • » PJtOOF les.s in Z\T, innings Lo .safeguard a 4-3 victory for Cliff Chambers. He ie right back the next day with tr\ree scoreless rounds iiga'iist St. Louis to save a 5-4 game for Marry Dickson. In his next outing, he stopped a Cincinnati uprising in the seventh inning and was regarded with the victory when the Pirates rallied for I wo runs in the ninth to snap a 5-5 deadlock. Wcrle yesterday shared honors with outfielder Wally Westlake. who accounted for four Pittsburgh runs with a three-run homer and clutch single. The homer was Westlake's third.. Cub. rookie Omar (Turk) Ijown was the laser. The victory tied Pittsburgh with Chicago for second place, a half game behind the National League leading Dodgers, who were beaten, 7-4. by the-BoMon Braves in Brooklyn. The Cardinals edged into the firs t d i vision with a 3-1 wi n over Cincinnati in St. Louis. The Phillies handed the New York Giants their sixth .straight loss with a 6-4 victory • under the Philadelphia lights. Bob Feller kept the India its in first place in the American League, stopping the surprising Chicago White Sox, 5-2, in Cleveland. Run- nerup Washington remained a hnlf game behind, upsetting the Red Sox, T-5. in Boston's Fenway Park. The defending champion Yankees, behind the four-hit pitching of steady Bddie Lopat, shut out the Philadelphia Athletics, 3-0, in New York, to retain third place. Detroit and the St. Louis Browns were rained out. Gordon's (Tomer Winn Sid Gordon's three run homer off reliefer' Carl Brisk me helped Boston come from behind to snap the Dodger five-game winning streak. Max Surkont went- the route for liis secotid victory. 1 Stan Musial broke oiit of a batting slump, cracking three singles! to spark the Cards nine-hit attack i against Willie Rnmsdcll and two! successors. Veteran Max Lanier spaced eight hits in his first start j for the winners. Musial had only I two hits to show for 13 times at' bat before yesterday. Washington's Bob Kuzava became the second visiting southpaw to pitch the distance and win in Fenway Park this season. Alex Kellner of the A's was the other. Last year only two lefthanders- Hal Ncwhouscr and Gene Bearden —did the trick. Socking six assorted flingers for 12 hits Including five doubles.and a triple, the Phillies slapped the sixth straight defeat upon the skidding* Giants'. Bob Miller gained credit for the victory but needed Jim Koiistanty to get the final out for him. Maloney Park Cuiis West End Nine 4-2 in Y Baseball Action boys 16 years of age and younger. League games are played on Monday and Thursday afternoon* of each week with Tuesday aftfrnooru reserved for make-up games. This Is the 'first year for the Y'l league and one of the trophies offered in the competition Is a baseball bearing autographs of all th> Boston Red Sox players I'htch'waj a present from Mel Parnell, Red Sox pitcher.' Just To Be Sure of It GREENVILLE, B.C. (AP)—In order to explain a., proposed project at Donaldson Air Force Base here, 14 pages of lithographed material, six pages of mimeographed material and a three-by-two-foot drawing is being used. The. project—a 15-foot flag pott. IfTSGO H's spawning-(ime now and everybody reports thai the crappte, hream and goggle- eye are biling fast! Anything you might need (o catch them, you'll find here: • 30,000 Minnows (shiners that live) • Goldfish • Roaches & Worms You can make one sfop for all your fishing needs at the Dixieland Baitery . . . the oldest and biggest bait center in Blytheville. 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