Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on October 23, 1956 · Page 12
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 12

Alton, Illinois
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Tuesday, October 23, 1956
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PAGE TWELVE ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPlt fUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 1956 Shells, Kahoks Face Tough Foes Friday; They Lead Leagues RoxanalnvadesEdwardsville,! i Collinsville Plays Flyers Prep Standings Roxana and Collinsvil]?, leaders of their respective leagues snd the only undefeated teams in this part of the state, are preparing for rough battles this \veek. The Shells, with six straight wins this season, travel to Kd- wardsville for a non-conference wins. Tl« Kahoks have won all five of tr-eir games, and journey to East S'. Louis for a battle which could decide the Southwestern Conference title. Collinsville has won over Granite City and Alton in conference play so far. while the Flyers, defending champions, have yet to meet league opposition so far. East Side has won four, lost, one and tied one. Granite City, which moved up to second place with a victory over Belleville last Thursday, is 1-1 in the conference. The Warriors play host to Alton Friday night. The Redbirds, losing to Collinsville in their only loop game so far, are 3-2 for the season. They may face the Warriors without the services of sophomore guard Spencer Tyson, who has worked his way up to the first team. Tyson missed school Monday, reporting a deep gash in his ankle had required eight stitches. He was hurt while working at home over the weekend. The fifth member of the conference, Belleville, is 0-1 in the league and 1-5 for the season. The Maroons kip conference play for a traditional battle with Cathedral Friday night. Roxana, with 4-0 in the Midwestern Conference and at least a tie for the title already assured, bypasses conference opposition for the Tigers Friday night. Edwardsville is 4-1 for the season. Also straying from conference play is Civic Memorial, tied for second place with Madison at 2-1. The Eagles, 4-2 for the season, play at Western Military Academy Saturday afternoon. Madison will be out to take sole possession of the runner-up spot in another Saturday game, a league contest at Highland. The Bulldogs are in place with four defeats. Cahokia and Dupo, tied for the fourth spot at one victory and two losses each, will try to settle things one way or another at Cahokia Friday night. Marquette entertains Chaminade in a Catholic League game at Public School Stadium Friday night. The Explorers have split two conference games so far, defeating Coyle and losing to Valle. Chaminade has one victory in three league games. St. Vincent, defending champion, leads the conference with n 3-0 mark. The ABC League tgkes the week off to meet non-conference foes, with Western Military Acadmey in last place. The Cadets lost to Country Day Saturday, their second straight defeat in loop play. John Burroughs defeated Principia to give both teams a 1-1 mark. Winchester and Virginia both added wins Friday night to protect their undefeated status in the Illinois Valley Conference. Winchester, 4-0, takes on Hardin, and Virginia, 3-0, meets Pleasant Hill Friday night. Greenfield, tied with Hardin and Roodhouse for third place with a 2-2 mark, plays host to Roodhouse, and Carrollton entertains White Hall, with both {earns seeking their first conference win. Carlinville stopped Benld to remain undefeated in the South Central Conference, and got some help when Staunton dumped Gillespie to its first defeat. The league-leading Cavaliers, 3-0, play host to Southwestern, and Staun- tot. plays at Benld Friday night. Detroit Has 3 Top Scorers MONTREAL ff — Detroit's unbeaten Red Wings have three players among the top five scorers in the National Hockey League today, topped by Ted Lindsay's six points on two goals and four assists. Norm Ullman and Gordie Howe are the other two Red SVings high up in the individual standings, tied with Toronto's Ted Sloan and Boson's Doug Mohns for second place with five points each. Sloan is the goals-scored leader with four. Mohns is tops in assist* with five. Jean Belfveuu of Montreal, last year's scoring champion, is in a cluster of players with four points, while teammate Maurice (The Rocket) Richard, one of the all- time greats, still is looking lor his fust $041, SOI'THWESttRN COVFf.RfACF, TEAM W I, Pel. Pis Oiip. 0 1.000 3.i 1 CoMlixvillp 2 Granite Cit> 1 East St. Loul* n Alton 0 BrllFvllle 0 if. 0 .000 .000 - .OOO 0 MlllWtSTKRX CONFI.Rt.MK TEAM I Roxana I Civic Mem. ! Madison j Cahokia | Dupo I Hlpiilnnd W L, Pet Pt«. 0 J.ftJO 100 .667 66 .607 58 .333 IB .333 Opp. 12 .14 23 67 45 .000 19 122 TEAM SI. Vincent Cathedral Vallc Marquette Chamlnade Coyle CATHOLIC U.AIH T. W L Pr<. Pts 3 0 1.000 40 .667 BS .MKI 56 .500 19 .33.1 20 .000 19 2 2 ) 1 0 3 Opp. 13 12 HI 117 B2 40 ABC LEAOVE TEAM W L Pet. Pts. Opp. Country Dny 2 0 1.000 ?,9 2 Principia : 1 .500 38 25 J. Burroughn 1 .500 27 33 Western M. A. t .000 0 44 ILLINOIS VALLL TEAM Winchester Virginia Greenfield Hardin Roodhouse Pleasant Hill Carrollton White Hall r-O.M'ERESCE L, T Pt!. Opp. 0 0 126 43 ' 70 67 51 63 18 .17 12 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 2 1 2 1 4 0 SI 48 40 63 69 61 90 SOUTH CENTRAL TEAM Carllnvillt Gllletple Nokomis Staunton Benld Mt. Olive Southwestern W L, 3 0 2 1 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 2 0 2 CONFERENCE Pet. Pts. Opp, 1.000 W, 32 .667 77 .500 96 .500 46 .333 60 .333 43 .000 12 60 71 26 65 58 65 Hawks Retain Wood River Grid Crown WOOD RIVER - The Hawks turned back Vandy's, 21-0,.to capture the Wood River Touch Football League championship here Monday night. The Hawks were defending champions. In the otiier game, the Steelers broke into the win column for the first time this season with a 20-6 victory over the Dandies. The Hawks finished with a 6-0 mark, while Vandy's ended in second place with 4-2, both defeats coming at the hands of the Hawks. Leroy Emerick threw three touchdown passes for the winners, to Juan Eby, Norbert Schultz and Charles Yarnell. The Steelers reversed an earlier decision won by the Dandies as both teams tied for third place with 1-5 marks. Homer Burk passed to Ben McCormick for the only Dandie touchdown. The Steelers scored on passes from George Wallace to John Torry. Don Carroll to John Torry and Dan Harrison to Gary Hank. The final standings are as follows: Team \y L Hawks 6 0 Vandy's 4 2 Steelers 1 5 Dandies l 5 Carolina Home GREENSBORO, N. C. fP —The state of North Carolina is "home" for 108 of the 443 players on the pre-season football rosters of the eight colleges in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Mantle Lead Clutch Hitters By BKV OM.V NEW YORK .4'— Mickey Mantle of the Now York Yankees and Frank Robinson of Cincinnati, both sure-fire candidates for baseball's post-season awards, came through with leading clutch hitting performances during the 1936 season. .Mantle, certain for consideration .as the American League's most valuable player, and Robinson, a top National League rookie, l"d the major leagues in game- wmning blows. Each had eight, figures compiled by the Associated Press showed today. Credit for a game-winning blow was given to each player who put his- club ahead to stay in the sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth or an extra inning. Behind the leaders with seven game-winning blows were Willie Mftys of the New York Giants and Willie Jones of the Philadelphia Phillies. One of the best clulch showing was made by Ron Northey of the Chicago White Sox, who turned five pinch-hits and one sacrifice fly into six Victories for his club. One of Northey's blows came in the llth inning, one in the 10th, another in the ninth, two in the eighth and one in the seventh. Other players with six game- winning blows were Ted Williams and Jim Piersall of the Boston Red Sox. A! Kaline of Detroit, Carl Furillo of the Brooklyn Dodgers. Ted Klus^ewski and Smoky Burgess of Cincinnati, Del Ennis of the Philadelphia Philiies and W a 1 1 y Moon of the St. Louis Cards. Marquette Frosh Trim Wood River The Marquette freshman team blanked Wood River, 20-0, at Public School Stadium Monday afternoon. Homestead, Funk and Peip- ert scored for the Explorers, with Peipert and Funk adding extra points. Roxana Jay vees Edge Warriors ROXANA — Roxana edged out Granite City, 15-13, in a junior varsity game here Monday night. The winning margin came on a safety when a warrior back was tackled in the end zone in the third period. Hockey Results By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Monday Results No games scheduled Tue.sday Schedule No games scheduled Michigan State Topples Sooners From 1st Place Georgia Tech Close Behind, Tennessee Moves Into Fourth OLYMPIC HANDSTAND — Seven members of the U. S. Olympic gymnastic team do a handstand for TV actor Don de Fore and his son, Ronnie, 6, (foreground) as they work out and swim at de Fore's home at Beverly Hills, Calif. Left to right are Abie Grossteld, Karl Schwenzfeier, Jack Miles, Armando Vega and Jack Beckner. In rear and partially hidden are Joseph Kotys (left) and Charles Simms. Brennan Says Young Club Is 'Coming AlongFine' Former lightweight boxing champion Jimmy Goodrich operates a fishing lodge at Angola, N. Y. Watkins, Wittman Are Chosen At Alton High 4*4*1. X' "V & <-%,-« HAROLD WITTMAN Fullback Don Watkins and center Harold \Viitman were named today as Alton players of the week fc* thrtr game against Collinsville. The selections were made by Coach Elgie Posey and his staff after viewing the game movies and grading the players. Collinsville won the conference game, 19-7. SVatkins, a 6-0, 175-pound junior, carried the ball 13 times against the strong Kahoks, picking up 61 yards for a 4.7 average. This is his first year on the varsity after a year of junior varsity ball and a year on the junior high school team. Tiie.son of Mr. and Mrs. Don By JOE MOOSiUL SOUTH BEND, Ind. (Jv—Notre Dame is heading for 'one of the worst seasons in its glorious foot- j ball history and faces the na- I lion's No. 2 team Saturday, but j Coach Terry Brennan plans no drastic changes. "We're a sophomore t e a m," said Brennan after his Irish were pounded by Michigan State, 47-14, "and I can honestly say our young ball club is coming along fine." Notre Dame has lost three of its first four games and finds Oklahoma its opponent next Saturday. The Sooners have won 34 straight games and would like nothing better than to make Notre Dame, a team they have never beaten, victim No. 35. The game will be nationally televised. Brennan already has dismissed earlier talk of reverting to a single wing formation to take full advantage of the talents of star quarterback Paul Hornung. The Irish employ the split-T. "We're moving all right offensively," said Brennan. "Offense is the least of our problems." And the figures bear out the Irish coach. In losing to Purdue 28-14 the previous Saturday, Notre Dame averaged five yards every time it handled the ball. Against Michigan State, the Irish ground out 18 first downs— the same as the Spartans—and showed a net gain of 377 yards in passing and rushing. Hornung completed 11 of 21 passes and accounted for 178 of Notre Dame's 206 yards gained through the air. The big question is can the Irish contain Oklahoma defensively? They did a good job of it against Michigan State in the first half when they played the Spartans to a 7-7 tie. But Michigan State's depth and speed proved too much. If Oklahoma has anywhere near the depth displayed by Michigan State the Irish are in for another bad day. Oklahoma has rolled up 181 points in four games and has had but two touchdowns scored by the opposition, an indication the Soon- ers have something. But their opposition hasn't been top flight and if the Sooners have depth problems the Irish might pull a surprise. Poor Hitters Give Umpires Most Trouble Grid Results CHICAGO «v-Midwest football briefs: Michigan State — Tackle Pat Burke suffered a knee injury in the Notre Dame game and is believed lost for the season. Michigan — Several Wolverines suffered various injuries against Northwestern but most are expected to be ready for the Little Brown Jug battle against Minnesota. Purdue—Fullback Mel Dillard appears fully recovered from a head injury which forced him to miss the last half of the Wisconsin game. Illinois—Halfback Harrv Jeffer- son and center Jim Minor are off' the injured list. Both missed thej Minnesota game. However, halfback Bob Mitchell re-injured his! knee and might miss the Michi-| gan State game. . j Minnesota—Fullback Dick Bor-' stad is suffering from a serious I hip bniise and might miss the j ! Michigan 'game. Borstad kicked; the game winning field goal j against Illinois. Ohio State—Coach Woody Hayes will stand pat with his lineup despite a 7-6 upset loss to Penn State. "We won't bench anyone or change our attack," said Hayes. Iowa—The Hawkeyes went behind closed doors to drill for Purdue. Tackle George Kress re- injured his knee and might be out the rest of the season. Notre Dame—The Irish called off contact work and went through a light dummy scrimmage in opening preparations for Oklahoma. •By THE ASSOCJATEH PRESS Football experts, reversing their previous opinions like a set of shifty halfbacks, today picked unbeaten Michigan State over equally unbeaten Oklahoma as the nation's No. 1 football team. It was the first time this season that Oklahoma's Sooners had finished anywhere but first in the weekly Associated -Press poll of sports writers and broadcasters. The 47-14 trouncing Michigan State handed Notre Dame last Saturday seems to have swung the balance. Oklahoma racked up its fourth, and record breaking, victory at the expense of Kansas 3412. That was the 34th in a row fnr the Sooners, who don't often face opposition quite as tough as Michigan State's. ^ Georgia Tech, whose standing' in the poll has been improving steadily as its victories pile up, retained third place by a comfortable margin. After those three;, tin? order was jumhled by upsfts, but all the teams nited in the first; 10 a week ago managed to stay ; in there as two losers tied for Kit hi place. In the point scoring on the usual basis of 10 for each first place vote, 9 for second, etc., the totals came out: Michigan State 1.4.M). Oklahoma 1.356 and Georgia Tech 1.1S2. Tennessee moved from seventh into fourth place after beating Alabama 24-0. Michigan and. Southern California also advanced three notches, to fifth and sixth. Texas A&M. a 7-6 winner over Texas Christian, advanced from the second 10 into seventh place. Then came Baylor, idle last weekend, and upset losers Ohio State, ! Mississippi and TCU. all of which; fell in the ratings. ; A few showdown games are in ; the works including the Oklahoma-; Notre Dame encounter for the: coming weekend. Michigan State j faces Illinois which could be troublesome, and Georgia Tech takes on 15 - ranked Tulane which tumbled Mississippi from the unbeaten ranks. Texas A. and M. and Baylor clash head-on for the Southwest Conference lead and Southern California and Stanford meet in an important one in the Pacific Coast Conference. 1. Michigan State (96) 1,459 2. Oklahoma (44) 1.356 3. Georgia Tech (9) 1,182 4. Tennessee (4) 861 5. Michigan 717 6. USC (2> 646 7. Texas A&M (1) 461 8. Baylor 293 9. Ohio State 210 10. Mississippi Texas Christian (tie) 183' Second 10: 12. Iowa 145 13. Pittsburgh I.'U 1-1. Syracuse 125 15. Tulane 121 16. Virginia Te?h _ 74 17. George Washinglon 37 18. Penn Stnte 59 19. Miami (Fla) 54 20. Ck'inson 47 Alton Sophs In 31-12 Win Over Flyers EAST ST. LOUIS — Alton High's sophomore football team defeated East St. Louis, 31-12, in a contest here Monday afternoon. Two schools w^l meet again this week when the junior varsity teams take the field at Alton High Wednesday afternoon at 4 o'clock. 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Third Street, 2nd Floor PHONE: 3-8871-Alton Ltxuu attKtt Ic tatdtnts ej tttaby tmeia I DON W ATKINS \Vatkins, 3240 Hawthorne. Don plans to attend college and take an engineering course. He is aj member of the lettennen's club and the band. Wittman. also a junior, is in his second year of varsity ball, ami played for three years in junior high school. He played opposite 250-pound Ben Urban, Collinsville center, and gave a good account of himself. Witlman, son of Mrs. Mary Shelton, 2407 Edwards, is 5-10 and weighs 181 pounds. He will attend college or enter the armed forces after graduation, and is a member of the leltennen's club and the j pep club at the high SAN FRANCISCO JP — Babe Pinelli spent 21 years umpiring in the National League and says if he learned anything it's this: The good guys do succeed. It's the .240 hitters and the scatter- arms that beef and give the umpires the most trouble. Speaking in the comparative luxuiy and security of his retirement, the 61-year-old grandfather listed an all-star lineup of nice guys who were and are star players. His list includes Stan Musial, Carl Hubbell, Willie Mays, Billy Herman, Paul Waner, Marty Marion, Ted Kluszewski, Ernie Banks, Gabby Hartnett and Stan Hack. Maybe they got that bad call, Pinelli said, but they took it without as much as a cowl. Babe wound up his career behind the plate in the World Series when the Yankees' Don Larsen pitched his perfect 2-0 game over "Both Larsen and Sal Maglie were catting the cornel's in a way I never saw before in my life. Maglie didn't deserve to lose." Pinelli, now a Cincinnati Red- leg scout, thinks Larsen's no-windup style may revolutionize pitching. The big Yankee merely stood oil the rubber, took a half step back and let fly. "What's the sense of a windmill windup?" the ex-arbiter asks. 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