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f ATURDAY, JAN. S, 3358 _Rl.YTHEVli,T,E (ARK.l COURIER NEWS Chickasaws Advice to N E A Finals Blytheville Meets Bay At 8:30 Tonight, Tops Leachville by 46-35 JQN15SBORO — Blytheville disposed of one louvim- mcnl nemesis, I.eachvillc, hut meets another tonight in Hie finals of I h e Northeast Arkansas Invitational Basketball Tournament when it facts Bay. Yesterdays' vlclory for Blylhe-'t |Ville marked one of tiie feu- times the clilc^s have defeated Leach- villc in tournament play. But Bay represents just as big a headache. Bay knocked ^Blythevllle out of the district tournament last year after the Chicks had defeated Ihcm In regular season play. And Bay lias been rolling along like • champion thus tar. Bay holds tournament wini over limit, 70-58, PlSgott, 66-51, and Walnut Ridge, 70-64. Thus, the 66 points against Plggott represents the lowest score for the Cralghead Countlans In/the tournament. Blythevllle disposed of Forrest City, 68-61, Trumnnn, 62-52, »nd Leachvillo 4«-35. Montroe Holland unA Red Childress were Just too milch for Lcach- »l)le yesterday. Rebounding Pay* Off Holland and Children pretty irell controlled th* backboards and held Leachville's Charley Adamit to live polnU. Adams h»s been one of the steadiest scorers ot the tournament. Ronnte Kennett dumped In 13 to lead LeaeMtlle. Blythevllle got away to a 13-9 lead In the first quarter and held a Z7-15 margin at the end of the half. Le»chTllle olltscored Blythevllle « \- one point In the third "quarter nd both teams scored .only seven eacrrln the final period. Kennett and Ray paced Leach- Tllle's third-quarter rally when the Lions got 13 points, their largest number in any quarter. Tonight's game with Bay is to hegln at 8:30 at the Arkansas State College field house. The lineup's: Pos. P Blytherllle Clilldress 11 • O'Brien 5 Holland 17 Gentry 3 Mosley 7 C O O Ray 1 Hoggard Adams 5 Kennett J2 U>yd 6 Substitutes: Blythevllle — Taylor Hill 3, Prlvett, Hays. West; Leachville — Hauls 2, Hipp, Buck .2 B locker. Rugged Mat f/'icw Offere Granple Fans American Legion wrestling fans c"' 1 . look forward to more of last w"Vs rough stuff In Monday night's, show. Promoter Mike Meroney has ar- A£ ranged a four-man tag card which •I figures to top Just about any this season for action. Roy ijnd Joe Welch, the veteran wrestling brothers, will take" on Red Roberts and Eddie Malone. Malone was teamed with .lack Welch, another brother, last week but quit him when Jack refused to go along with Malone's roughing of Don McGee. Malone then Joined Roberts, formerly McGee's partner, and the two were eventually disqualified by Referee Jack Moody, Preliminaries will find Malone going against Hoy and Roberts meeting Joe Welch. New starting time la J o'clock. Be» Learns Fast BALTIMORE W>>_lt didn't take Clair Bee long to note the difference between coaching college basketball and the pro boy.i. Bee new coach of the Baltimore Bullet* In the NBA. ha» spotted many dlffer- "In college ball, tho Idea Is' fundamental." claims Bee. "You teach your kids your ,ty| e of play . In >oro ball your boyi have already sarned the fundamentals and have their own styles. The idea here It seems to me, Is lo get the best players and keep them happy it's mor« as though you're a manager But It's coaching and It's basket-' ball,, explains Bee who was the mentor at LIU for many years Ten on Tony Brought $212 Australia Hat A Possible 4-Minute Milcr By TED MEIER NEW YORK Wi-Jochey Tony neSpirlto gained fame and fortune by riding 390 winners in 195' for » world's record, but how dirt those who backed him with |, a rd cash at the muluel windows fare? If our srllbmello Is correct a flat wager of $10 lo win on each of Tony's 51 races felween the time he resumed riding on Dec. 24, aft- hls 10-day suspension, and hi* record-breaking 389th winner on Dec.. 30 would have brought a prof- It of $212. •The profit would have been higher except for that unlucky Friday, Dec. 26. when Tony failed to ride a winner In eight "tries, still It's not a bad return for seven days at Ihe races. Aussie Runner Hot Is,John Landy, (he Australian 22-year-old runner, destined to eventually shatter Ounder Ha egg's world mile record of 4:01.4—par- haps run the first four-minule mile? Last month Landy surprised the (rack world by turning In a 4-02 1 mile at Melbourne. Over the same track today he was clocked In 4:02.4, although he had to buck a head-on breeze <on 'the final slraighlaway. For (hose who doubled Landy's feat last month our Gayle Talbot reports from down imder (hat Australian officials took pains to explain to him (hat their watches were fully tested each week and thereafter sealed until given to the timers at the meet. As Gayle pointed out after Landy's feat last month the first four-minute mile "appears to be no farther away than a good kangaroo jump." Braggadocio -. Silman 13 . Marshall 10 .... Siyder 3 ..... Wells 6 Gosnel Teams Divide Pair Teams of Gosnell and Braggadocio divided a pair of games nl the Gosnell gymnasium last night, Braggadocio's gh-Ls winning. 43-39, and GosnelVs boys taking a 53-35 decision. Bevtll was high for Gosnell's girls with 16 and Cook led the Qosnell boys with 14. Gosnell Pos. Bevill 1« P. Lucius S F- Potter 14 F. B. Potter .... G. Lewis „ a Baker Smith G night Substitutes: Gosnell — Whittle. Raspberry, B. Bevill; Minyard; Braggadocio—Lafferty. Gosnell Pos. Braggadocio Lollar 13 F ; Tullam 9 Southard 10 ... F Riggs 2 Caldwell 10 ... C. .." J. Teter 3 French 2 a Tilmon 16 Cook 14 G. ... D. Teter 2 Substitutes: Gosnell — Hyde I. Wllllford 1, D. Fowler 1, Cogglns I; Braggadocio -WatMns 1, Harper 2, Darnell, Brjant, Wnllcn, Dudley. Nine Runners MARGANTOWN, West Va. (AP) — Nine backfleld men shared West Virginia's ground-gaining duties In 1952. The leader, Jack Stone, gained 362 yards and Ihe ninth man; Harry Sweeney, accounted for 125. Other ball carriers were Dick Nicholson, Danny Williams, Tommy Allman, Carl Norman, Boss Moss, Fred Wyant and Eddie Dugan. Familiar Name, Lloyd Mangrum, At Top of L A. Open Tourney FKTK ARTHVK stranger to the (op money in (he event. He won It In 19)9 and again in 1951, and comes as close to understanding the Riviera Country Club's long, hilly reaches »nd wel- Irapped. curving greens as anyone in Ihe field ol 148 of the country's top golfers. Mnngrurn wound up ,/lrst day play all alone in the 69' bracket two strokes under 35-36--71 par. Only four others broke a par before darknes settled down with two threesomes still on the course. One Hole LeH Al Mengcrl, a Spokane, Wash., lad who won the Mexican Amateur and was second in the U. S. Aina tciir, wns In one of them. Going Into the 16(li hole he was two under par and In a position to tie or beat Mangrum. But with the night closing In, he went one over on 18 and 17, hitting » trap on the latter he didn't even know was there. , He'l! finish out th. igth hole today. Anolher .heiv name near the top Is. Leo Blagettl, a Sandusky, O.. towhead who got out of (be Army last.April and now,Is an Instructor in Baltimore. Biagetti finished at 70, in a second-place lie with better-known Jack Burke Jr.. Cary Mlddlecoff and Art Wall, the hole- in-one expert who claims he's made 30 of them. Burke tied for first In this lour- nsment last year, with Tommy Bolt and E. J. (Dutch) Harrison. . . . Bolt won the flay oil. He and Harrison finished the first round with 74s. Everyone In Trouble The 1, 020-yard niviera layout gave almost everyone trouble during the day. It is one of the longest major courses In the country, and recent easier. rains didn't make It any Drives weren't rolling and pitches were digging into the damp tnr/. But most of the field agreed that the'greens were fast and Irue, and (hey made up there for troubles on the fairwavs. Still, only 10 could do nar or better. At even figures we're the lead- Ing money winner of 1052, taciturn Julius Boros. of Mid Pines, N. C., Jay Hebert of Erie, Pa.. Shelley Mayfleld of Cedarhnrst. N. Y., and a couple of lop Southern Calllovnia club players, the veteran Harry Sassier of Culver city and Ralph Evans of Riverside. Big NamM Clom Some good names stayed- within sinking distance at 73—including- Johnny Bula and Jimmy Demarel. At 74 were other threats, among hem Lawson Little, Ellsworth Vines and Llghthorse Harry Cooper, who won the first Los Angeles Open In 1926 and repeated in 1931. Tile same field tries again today. Tomorrow it will be cut to the op 30 and Monday, for the final •ounri, to the best,' 64. The money vill be split 40 ways this year, compared with 30 a year ago. As a result, although totnl prize money was raised $2.500 to »20,000 his year, first place will pay only 52,750. instead of 54,000 and other top rewards are scaled down iccordlngly. Harrison Plays Here Tonight Harrison High School's Dragons return to action tonight when they take on teams from Ripley, Tenn., Negro High Schtiol at the Harrtnon gym. The first game of the rioublehead- er, between the girls teams. Is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Ace Passers Vie In Senior Bow/ By MCltCEK HA1I.EV . MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Chuck Maloy and Hanv gams match passing wiznrdy with All-America Jack'? ACT- Sf. U • fh, aii-stai football game. Bears Upend Bruins on Coast Other Cog* Action in U. S. Slim Tall Spartans EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) _ Michigan Slate's new sophomore basketball centers, 6-8 Bob Armstrong from Holland, Mich., and 6-7 Bob Mccullongh from Grosso Mich., give the Sp.irlans the most height In State's cage history for the pivot spot. Read Courier News Classified Ads . Chances OUTOFUNE' TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR COMPLETE FORD FRONT END SAFETY CHECK-UP $£50 El pass up! 6 d ? ! Sel ,F asl£t ' Camber and Toe In. Cross Switch 5 Assemblies. A Safety Special you can't afford to 4 CMckasa^ba ~p honc 4453 By TED MEIER Associated Press Sporlswrlter UCLA got off on the wrong foot in opening their defense of the Pacific Coast Conference basketball championship. The Uclans were unset last night by California T>-r,R after a valiant second half rally failed Behind In the third quarter by 15 points the Uclans came back to tie the score with four minutes and then look « 63-01 lead. California's Golden Bears had something lefl however, and regained the lead for ?ood on the shooting accuracy of the HIcksen twins, John and Rupe. Huskies Win Washington, which lost to UCLA in the playoff for the PCC crown 'ast year, opened. defense of Its northern division title by beati'i" Oregon. 70-73. The Huskies had to come from behind In the last two nlmitcs. Bob Houbrees sparked the Huskies with 33 points. Southern California, alternating nlatonns a'rnost like football, trampled Stanford, 75-58. and kept pace with California, temporarily at east. In the southern division of the PCC. Wyominp. playing its first league ?anie fn the Skvline Conference, had lo RO overtime to beat New Mexico, 77-72. The regulation game ended 67-67 after Tobey Roybn! ulssc'd a ' shot for the Lbbocs" In he last two seconds. Ole Miss Scores Win Mississippi and Auburn won first round games hj the first Memnllls Invitational Tournament, or Mtes humbled Arizona, of the Border Conference. 75-70. while Auburn beat Memphis Slate, 78-6-1. Bob •'arvls flipped In li points for the Rebels to almost personally turn back Arizona. In i couple of Southern Conference games clem.son im.wt VVItllam and Mary. 81-71, and South Carolina nipped Virginia Tech, 09-65, on three polnls by .lack Wise In the last two minutes. In other major games DePaul trampled Taylor, 83-69: San Francisco beat San Jose Slate. 67-47; Utah took Colorado State, 77-52; and South Dakota nlpned Idaho State, 62-61. on Jim Tays' last minute basket. College Basketball By The Associated Press Memphis Invitation Tourney- FIRST HOUND Mississippi 15. Arizona 10. Auburn 18, Memphis State 64 OTHER GAMES South Dakota 02. Idaho State 81. Drury 90, Ottawa (Kns.) 80. St. Benedicts (Kas.) 64, Ft, Hays Washbum 30. Plttsburg fKas.) 59 Southwestern (Kas,) 65, Mcrher- ion 55, Emnoria fKas.l State 60, Bethany (Kfl.s.) 59. Maryville (Mo.) 62, Baker (Kasl 56. Hastings 78, William Jewell 72. Southern California 75 Stanford 58. Washington 19, Oregon 73. Wyoming 77, New Mexico 72 (overtime). Utah 77. Colorado State 52. Pcpperdlne 62, New Mexico A A: M 59. The game, In which collti-l slars from the North and the South turn professional, wns rated a toss up after the North squad's ace fullback, Chuck Hren o! Northivcs tern, hurt his foot. With four o( Ihe nation's ton piissers on the two teams, fans expected a brilliant show. Maloy of Holy Cross and Aggants of Boston College give the North its passing punch vdfh Bernie Flowers of Purdue and Ernie Stockerl of UCLA on the receiving end. Also: Srarlmlh, Gravel Tlie South relies on the losses of Scaructh ot Maryland and.Graves of Texas A. & M. Tlieli- top-flight ends are Lloyd Collerynlm of Maryland, one of Scarbath's favorite targets, and lanky Jack Lewis of Wnke Forest. Until Ilrcn's Injury made his usefulness questionable, the North squad, coached by Paul Brown of the Cleveland Browns, was a touchdown favorllc-to even the Senior Bowl series at two-nil. With Hrcn possibly sidelined. Brown called on hallhack Gene Gedman of Indiana to fill the fullback gap. Other North ball-lugRcrs include Michigan State's Don Mc- Anllffe and Ohio State's Fred Bru- ncy. ; Leroy I.abat — nicknamed "The Black Stallion of the Bayous" at Louisiana State—anil Ed Mlodus- cwski of William and Mary have been tappet! for most of Ihe ground duty for the South tquad, coached by Steve Owen of Ihe New York Giants. fiood Weather The weatherman predicted a line day lor a passing duel, and both conches admitted that.air 'attacks nre their most potent weapons. A crowd ot 20.000 was expected for the 1 .'30 p.m.. CST, kickoff. i Each team Is allowed, only 23 players'." Although' both) co'achej planned to use the platoon system, some players necessarily have been lagged lor double duty. The North's defensive unit, composed of Big Ten. Pittsburgh and Penn State stalwarts, includes two All-Americas from Michigan State —line-backer • Dick Tamburo and guard Frnnk Rush. "Southeastern and Southern Conference players, plus Jack Little of Texas A&M and Ken Prldseon of Houston form the South's defensive platoon. Each player on the winning squad Is guaranteed $500. The losers get $400 each..This payment puts nn end lo their amateur status. Numerous scouts from professional teams are In Mobile for the game. Paul Coebel. who played with the Chicago Bears many years ago, is Mayor of Grand Hapids, Mich. Tlic sheriff of the Gram! Rapids area Is also * former Bear, Hugh Blacklock. PACK mil tcorlnj records at Holy Cross (NEA.) Amazing Australian Miler Steps Off Distance in 4:02 This compares lo Guilder Hnegg's world mile record of 4-QI4 set In Sweden In July. 1845. Landy, Australia'.! 22-year-old 31yinu!c runner, ran the mite on -! same track In 4:02,1 on Dec. 13. All four official timers clocked By GAVl.K TAI.HOT U') — John Park today <s» Landy today In exactly 'the sam« lime, which Is unusual. Three official timers also clocked him exactly at 3:44.4 for the 1.500- meters which compares to Hacgg's world record of 3:43. -It, WES said IA iv. n,,. f,, s i C5 t Red Top Davis Hopes For Crack at Willie Pep f R rf (Red the fcallienveight class. V Most of nil he wants to fight his minager—Willie Pep. The wiiey one rom Hartford, Conn., also Davis' lome town, finally sold out his Interest In Teddy last February. Davis', career, dating back to 191B, ncludcd 85 pro fights. He has won only 48 of them against the toughest bo.vs around. "Nobody seemed to be much In- erestcd In me in those days." said }ai'is. "One year i had 25 fights. Seems like I was going every night _n a different town.'.' -.• . . Why Red Top? It may not have been evident to he. TV customers but the small crowd of 3,120 paying 4T.958 In Madson Square Garden to see Davis win an unanimous decision over 'ubela Chavez, of Compton. Calif., Liist night, wns wondering "Why the red lop?" There Is no trace of red n Davis' black hair. "One of my managers thought It would make me more colorful," he snid, "so he had me dye my hair." Maurice Mushky Salow, his cur- •ent manager, made him torgcl the hair dye and concentrate on his •Ightlng. . Blf Margin Davis weighed 131% for the 10- ounder. Judge Harold Barnes scored It, 6-3-1, Judge Bill Hccht 7-1-2 and referee Al Bcrle 5-4-1 all lij avor of Davis. The AP card wns tor Dnvis 6-3-1. There were no knockdowns al- hough Davis was cut around the By JACK HAND UlE ri|)e old a « e of 2!) . Teddy thinks he finally i a K oin K lo go places in right eye in Hie fiflh and Chavez had six stitches laken when an old gasli over his left eye was reopened. Davis kept moving In, forcing the action while Chavez fought In flurries, sometimes changing southpaw. Aihenfelter Honored NEW YORK (AP)—Horace Ashenfelter Is still grinning und happy nbout his winning chores In the Olympics. Horace won the Olympic Steeplechase Championship and established nn Olympic record. His lime of 8:45.4 was 18 seconds better than the old mark. Ashcnfclter thus become the first American to win this event since loon. In winning ho defeated the Russian champion, Knzntitscz. 1,500 ever run In the course of > mile race. Finishes Alon* A crowd of probably 1,200 f»ns turned out to watch Landy run In an Interclub meet and cheered him on constantly during the last two laps. There were 14 starters, but the nearest was fully 200 yards behind Lnndy «t the finish. When his time of 1:59.4 for th« half was announced It became obvious to the crowd that the black- haired runner was out for a record. Unfortunately on tho final straightaway he was forced to head directly into the breez« blowingi down the track. This appeared to slow him, but he came strongly again at the ftn-~ Ish. There was no wind gauge so it was difficult to estimate 'the strength of the breew. It win sufficient, however, to blow dust clouds across the lr»ck. . Other Handicap* The track was hard «nd powderj on lop as It hadnt been watered for a week becauM tn« irounds- keeper was ill. Landy ran today with a sever* cold which almost caused him -to pass up the meet. Australian officials wer» delighted that Landy set such.a blaiiiuj pace for the second straight 'race as they had been displeased at th* report some Americans thought something wai fishy about his other great run. The official* 'took palm to explain to this reporter that (heir watches were fully tested each week and thereafter sealed until given to the timers at the meet V : Arnle Wclnmelster. slar tackle of Ihe New York Giants, was a sergeant In the field artillery during World War H. WANTED TO EMPLOY 5 FORD SALESMEN We need 5 men to sell the High-Preference New Ford Cars and Trucks and Fast-Selling Used Cars and Trucks. Earn up lo $700 — ?SOO per month. Inquiries Kepi Slricfly Confidential IZ^tf PLitC^ PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. Phone 4453 Bfytheville, Ark. BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING Monday, Jan. 5 8:00 p m TAG MATCH Roy & Joe Welch - Red Roberts & Eddie Malone 00 Min. Time I.imil, Best 2 o,i( O f,3 Falls Adults 60c—Children 15e Ado 1-Fall Matches 30 Min. Time Limit Roy Welch vs. Malone Joe Welch vs. Robert* 12 to 36 Months to pay for your natural gas pipe installation No rieeti for- you to wait any longer to enjoy natural K ns service. 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