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TUESDAY, JATf. «, 1998 Chicks at Piggott Tonight Play Humboldt Here Friday Blytheville's red hot Chick'asaws will be gunning for their seventh- win in a row , oight when they take the court against Piggoit at the home gym of the Clay Countians. The Chickasaws haven't dropped t game since Dec. 13 when they fell to Jackson, Tenn. - On the previous night, they lost thejr opening game of the year to a good Milan, Tenn., team. But »lnce that time, they have »wept throuhg Tech.High, of Memphis, Caruthersvllle, Mo., and lour i Arkansas tournament op- ;«ments with hardly a close game In the.bunch. Home Friday FMdiy night, these vastly Improved Chickasaws return to.Haley Field gymnasium with a chance to gain some consolation for their early season JOFS to Milan. The Chicles meet Humboldt, Tenn., which holds a narrow win over Milan, one oj the best teams to appear on the local floor in years! Coach Jimmy Fisher'e team has shown marked, improvement in dribbling, ball handling and rebounding. ... The starting lineup has pretty well crystalijed. with O'Brien nad Childress at forwards, Holland at center, and Gentry and Mosley at guards, Bobby Hill works in'and out of this alignment. Moody Uses Bear Hug To Get Win .ji, Jack Moody used the ancient bear p|iiB to make Red Roberts yell. "Un- "cle." arid won a four-man tag match for Roy Welch and himeslt at the American Legion auditorium last night. Moody was a substitute for Joe Welch, who couldn't wrestle because of an arm Injury he received in Tennessee. ' Moody and Welch were opposing Roberts and Edcile Malone. : Malone heat Welch in the first fall with a hammerlock. Then- Moody took charge and defeated Roberts In eight and five- minute falls with the bear hug. In the • preliminaries, Roberts defeated Moody with a surfboard ami Welch beat Malone in five minutes ^•ith right crosses and a stepover. toehold. Osceola Meets Burdette Tonight OSCEOLA.—The. Osceola Semrn- olett'es_ will attempt .to get back on the winning side of the ledser here "tonight against Burdelte "in their first game under new coach Bill Bcall. In the pre-christmas Invitational * Tournament held at Osceola the Beminolettes were edged by" the ^Keiser sextet 48-44. They are not expected to have too much trouble from the visitors from the north. However, the Osceola. Seminoles, still looking for victory number one, are placed in their usual underdog role. Burdette, moving forward In the basketball picture In the county, has one of their better boys learns and are not expected to give Os- ccolR the opportunity for an upset. Katie Mae Watson, Betty'spiers, Shirley Cone, Carolyn Lowe, Patsy Peepers and Jean Driver Kendrick will take the floor at 1:30 in Osceola's gym. to begin activities for the double feature and to attempt to get Osceola back In the win column. • . f For the boys the Seminoles will .have in their starting lineup Hytes Burch, Wade Rogers, Bobby' Lindsey, Jlmmle Holobaugh and Kenny Cole. New Mexico allowed only 20 pointy In its first five Skyline Conference football games' this seaeon. ^mf • • -^— . _ f " ^ „ ^J f^ I ^^ m- Vj I I CT V Ctf^l nOC I * AT ^** • t\A ^*VSC1V«I Iv7d VJ V? I ': fc •" ^^ | f mm I • New Code of Ethics By WILL GRIMSLEY WASHINGTON (AP) — College' football coaches will put the finishing touches tonight on a rigid new code of ethics, and the president of the national body predicts adop- 'inn "wifVi fnw nr nn M-io n,-mo" :ion "with few or no changes' "This ts a move to protect our profession and to punish any member who does anything to tarnish ;hat profession," said Carl Suavely, who recently resigned as head coach at the University of North Carolina. "Our board of trustees already has approved the code but they will restudy it tonight in view of some outside objections. The membership votes Friday. I am sure they will accept it." Bans Reporters One of the principal objections comes from the Football Writers of America, who are opposed to a section of the proposed code which forbids a reporter to enter the dressing room until 15 minutes after a game. And Bill Hives of the Dallas News, president of the writers' group, said he and other officers of his organization would appear before the coaches' trustees .tonight to protest what he termed "aii obstruction of freedom of the press." The coaches' activity • was the main highlight as the vanguard arrived for the annual meeting of the National Collegiate Athletic Association tNCAA). The NCAA's television committee met in an all-day session to go over its report but made no announcement. The Football Hall of Fame re-elected officers and set up a ways and means committee to establish a million-dollar shrine on the Rutgers University campus. The baseball coaches also held a preliminary meeting to discuss the national tournament, probably at Omaha in June. / Bnavely released the revised version of the coaches' code, drawn up by a special committee headed by Dudley DeGroot of'the University of New Mexico. Under provisions of the H-page 4.200-word document, a coach must be a perfect gentleman, on and off the ' field, or face suspension or expulsion from the organization. ' Snavely said the Idea of .an ethics code arose as the result of two unfortunate incidents: 1. The injury to Drake's Johnny Bright In a game with Oklahoma A..and M. in 1951, and 2. The charges the same year that Dartmouth xv'ent "out to get" Princeton's All-America Dick Kax- maier. "Both incidents created charges and bad feelings," Snavely said. "Our code would eliminate such as that." Keiser Host To Wilson KEISER—Coacn Austin Hannah's Keiser sextette wilt be gunning for their 14th straight win of the young basketball season tonight when they play host to Coach Bill Yntcs' Wilson girls' team. Wilson is not expected to give the high-riding Keiser girls any trouble but oil the other, hand neither are the. Yellowjackets expected to upend the Wilson Bulldogs. Grant, Cissell, Robinson,' Preels and Simmons are expected to start for Wilson while Keiser figures 'to send Wilbanks, Scudder, B. Dixori, Crucy. and Brock into the game as starters. Irish Can Play Basketball, Too Two of Nation's Top Teams Listed Among their Victims By JOE FALLS NEW YiDR'K l/P!^Nolre Dame, it seems, can play basketball, loo. The Irish- today boast' a neat 8-1 record and count among their victims Indiana and 'Holy Cross, two of the nation's ranking teams. Notre Dame won perhaps if s biggest game of the season'last night by. shading Holy Cross, 73-71, in Boston Garden. Not many teams have been able lo whip the Crusaders in Boston but the Irish had the stuff to do it last night. Norbert Lewinski's two free tosses in the last eight seconds gave the Irish their come- from-behind. victory. Hoosiers Unscathed in Loop Indiana, meanwhile, which had dropped a one-point decision to N. D. last month, took a firmer hold on the Big Ten lead last night. The Hoosiers ripped Michigan State, 69-62.-at Bast Lansing as six-foot - nine Don Schlundt scored 33 points. The victory gave Indiana a 4-0 record in league play and a one- game lend over Illinois and Minnesota, both of whom have 3-1 records following-victories last night. The Illini, fourth-ranked team in Ihe Associated Press poll, journeyed to Lafayette, Ind., and drubbed Purdue, 87-71, as three of the winners scored 20 or more points. Ed Kalafat's 25 points paced Minnesota to Us victory, a 64-53 decision over , Wisconsin. .Hitting on their first three shots, 'the Gophers raced to an 8-2 lead and stayed ahead until the end. In the other Big Ten game, Ohio State easily downed a Michigan team which hit only 16.6 per cent of its shots. The score" was 7946. Paul Ebert led Ohio State with 22 points. Sooners Surprise v There also was plenty of-action in the Big Seven as that conference got rolling. Oklahoma stunned Kansas, the defending champion, 16-61; Missouri trimmed Iowa State, 65-61, on Gary Filbert's four late points; and Nebraska trounced Colorado, 80-65. . Kansas State, the No. 1 team in the land nnd, naturally, the favorite in the Big Seven, was idle. STEP—Horace Ashenfeller l^rneVto la«hl', l fool on t he barrier in ful! stride, and land on the sha low end of the pool with his other foot. (NBA) Those Tourneys NEW YORK (AP) — Those holiday basketball tournaments are gone, but apparently not forgotttn by the nation's spoi-tswi'ilevs and broadcasters, who named Kansas State ns the nation's No. I team. Washington down a notch to sixth, while Indiana jumped into the first flight at No. 1 and Fordhnm. an also ran a week ago, was right behind at No. 8. Indiana won its fourth straight last night, a 63-62 conquest of Michigan State. Western Kentucky stayed at No. 110. despite a loss to Idaho in the All-College Tqurney. Kansas State's rousing victory In the Big Seven Tournament last week—the. Wildcats' only activity of the week—kept State at the head of the Associated Press basketball poll today for. the secoiid straight week. The tourney success also widened the Kansas State lead, as the Wildcats piled; up 758 points on a basis of 10 for first, 9 for second, etc., to only 647 for second-place Seton Hall. Sefon Hall trailed by only 5 points last week. •N. C. Slate Up A total of 101 'writers and 'casters., voting.for 56 different schools kept La Salle in third place, followed by Illinois, which last nicht trimmed Purdue, 87-71. But from that point on, the standings were scrambled. , Oklahoma, ' A&M. victor in .the, All-College Tourney at Oklahoma City. Jumped from seventh to fifth, and North Cnrblina State climbsd from nth to ninth after winning the Dixie Classic. Indiana Climbs Oklahoma A&M's climb shoved Sedgman, Mate Make Break Fights Last Night By The Associated Press BROOKLYN— Marvin Edelman, 15914, Philadelphia, outpointed Charley (Red) Williams, 155, Newark, N. J. (10). PROVIDENCE, R. I. — George Araujo, 133V4, Providence, out- pointed Henry Davis, 13SH, Honolulu (10). . • CHICAGO W Rocky Casillo, 148, Blue Island, 111., stopped Joey Hen- nigsen, 146, St. Louis (6). OUT OF TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR COMPLETE FORD FRONT END SAFETY CHECK-UP $£50 Here's what we do: Set Caster Camber and Toe In. Cross Switch 5 Wheel and Tire Assemblies. A Safety Special you can't afford to pass upl .. . onipany Brood way & Ckickosawba Phon« 4453 They Hit Pro Circuit- with Games Tonight LOS ANGELES liPi — Australia's two Davis Cup stars, Prank Sedgman and Ken McGregor, desert to the professional tennis ranks tonight, starting a cross-country tour against "Jack Kramer, king of the pros, and Pancho Segura. The lads from down under make the break amid some feeling back home that they should have stayed amateurs and cashed-in on a chance to make money In insurance and service stations. $15,000 Gate But thats' all past, and they'll take tthe canvas-covered courts" at Pan-Pacific Auditorium tonight before a crowd of,about 6.000 which will pay some $15,000. The first Match, between Segura and McGregor, will be followed by a Kramer- Sedgman duel and a doubles battle. Two things favor tthe Americans, but neither is proved superiority In tennis. On the side of Kramer and Se- ttle Australians are unfamiliar with canvas courts. On the side of the newcomers'is youth, and It, could be 3 big factor. College i Scores The leaders (first-place voles in parentheses): Kansns state (31). Selon Hall (20) La Salle (17).. ....... Illinois . ........ Oklahoma A&M (0>. Washington (7) ..... Indiana (4) ......... Foi-dhnm (1) ........ N. C. State (3) ...... ..Western Kentucky ( The second 10: 11. Louisiana State (1) USC . ... Notre Dame (1) Holy Cross (2) ... Navy ; . . . ; .......... Seattle (1) ......... Tulsa . . ....... Idaho Minnesota ....... California . .-. . 10. . 158 6!7 . 623 525 411 369 259 220 21 188 . 133 , 116 107 . SO . 83 . no . 5 . 56 . 4 . 39 Filly Gets Around MIAMI (/Pi — A globe-trotting 'illy, who has already run in Ire land, England, France and Vene zuela, has arrived at HIaleah' for i. fling at North American racing this winter. She is the Irish-bred Gold Cup. The four-year-old wil be trained by Bob'Cdom who developed Crafty Admiral. PA'GB SETEN Atkansai Sporfetfcs- Can Bowden Wyatt Get Free? Folks at Wyoming Say Not • By CARL BELt, LITTLE-ROCK (AP) — The case of Bowden Wyatt, current man of the hour In rh« wit of Arkansas' football coach hunt, looks a little familiar" He can have the Job if he can i to like his winning wavs In the break a long term contract at past six years. Wyoming, where folks have grown! You'll recall that Just few Reds Really Want To Enter Olympics By OAY1.E TALBOT MELBOURNE (AP) — The man who is engineering plans for the 1956 Olympic Games in this city fully exptcts to have a large entry from Communist countries without having to make thorn any special concessions about their living arrangements. "Tlie men with whom I talked* - - _ __ at Helsinki gave me no indication they will seek special favors from us," said Arthur W. Coles, wealthy retired industrialist who has thrown- all his tremendous energy Into organizing the next Ramos. "In fact, my Impression wns they did not Insist .on having sep- ernle housing at Helsinki, but lhat the housing problem simply mode it necessary. At any rate, there will be no separation of the world's athletes when they corrie to our games. The whole Idea of (ho Olympics, as I see It, Is to foster unity among nations, and if I cannot do that, why hold them at all?" Iiijs Plans Mangrum Used Radio to Win In between strolls through the gardens of his, beautiful country home at Flinders, some 60 miles from Melbourne. Coles outlined his plans for making the Melbourne games as noble as any ever held. 'It is going to be long, hard job, but I have taken it on and I will see 11 through," Coles said quietly. "It is going to be lots of fun too, "Fortunately, they sought me— I did not seek the job. I will not accept even my traveling and office expenses. I paid my own wny to Helsinki and I shall pay my way to the • Olympic meeting in Mexico City next summer. Mis Fun "Due to my fortunate position I teel I am free to cut through reel tape and get things clone. For instance, when the man who is fiotng to build our new staditim told me he would require a huge piece of excavating equipment from the States, I (old him to 'go ahead nnd order It right now. If he waited for our finance committee lo hold its regular meetings nnd approve it, we .would have lost several months." One, docs not need to be in Melbourne long to learn that Coles' blunt approach to such problems is not universally popular.' Olympic officials are men who like to be consulted, nnd Australia's ore no different than the others. •. That is what. Coles means when his fives light up and he says he is going to have himself some fun. While he Is going to step on some official toes,- he is also receiving eager co-operation from the men he needs to help him. because they recognize his ability. Colorado has beaten Arizona three times in as many football meetings. Lloyd Ployed , U Coo! in Taking Open By PETE ARTHUR -OS ANGELES (IP, _ Lloyd Mangrum, who plays gol( by ear, banked the profits today from his third Los Angeles Open self championship. ' The dapper miKtached Mangrum carried a full complement of clubs in his bag and he knows what to do with them. But he also carries a radio, and he knows how to use that too. - . ' . . K«ps Posted As he toured his final round yesterday, he kept tuned to the progress of his chief competitor, youug Jack Burke, by radio. It's a system Mangrum .devised several years ago He started out the. day five stroke: ahead. He finished five stroke! ahead. ' At one (stage, Burke was within three strokes and Mangrum step .ped away from his portable lout, enough to card twifbirdles .It was the turning point. He never again was in danger. Mangrum Is a gambler when th need arises.- and like any '. gooi gambler can play them close to th., vest. He did yesterday, and collected $2.750. Keiser Juniors Take Two Tilts OSCEOLA — .Junior teams from Keiser cnme off with a pair of vlc- "tories here last night. The Keiser girls posted a 31-14 victory while Reiser's boys took a 37-26 win. In the girls game, D. McGlnnls and B. Mills led Keiser with ten points each 1 . • . Morrow, McMInn and Bowles had' four apiece for Osccola. J. Mattson led Reiser's boys with 12 markers while Peepers had 1 ten for Osceola. weeks ago Bear Bryant, the storied Fordyce native who tenches foot- jail at Kentucky, was in exactly the same boat. Ho was offered the Arkansas Job, and he wanted It— at least for a while. And Then x x x Then Bryilnt announced It would be "Impossible" for him to make :he switch. Either he couldn't free himself from . the Kentucky contact, or Kentucky gave him too attractive an arrangement, financial or otherwise, for him to leave. The president of Wyoming's Board of Trustees says he'll' do everything he can to keep Wyatt In the plains, country. If Arkansas Is left holding the 3iig this time, as It was'In the Bryant incident, we'd be willing ;o wager it quits shopping around the nation and hands the Job to home staler — probably the longtime Razorback assistant, George Cole. However, having been embar. rassed once, the U. of A. surely has somo assurance Wyatt. can moke the break nt Wyoming. The Arkaasan in the street Isn't as hepped up over Wyatt as he was over Bryant. It's quite natural; Wyatt isn't as well known i Bryant In this state.' Wymit Demands Hustle. A man who. has known Wyalt for eight years tells us it wouldn't take the young mentor long to change that situation. . -y "If he comes to Arkansas, he'll hit the.banquet trail in -a'-hurry and will really sell himself to the fans," our informant declares. "He's one of the most impressive men I've known... "I'll tell you one thing — a boy will piny hard or. he won't play at nil for Wyatt. He'll block *nd tackle or he won't get a uniform.'.' Some, of this state's football faithful no doubt are concerned over the fact that Wyatt teaches the single wingback formation. Equally without doubt, a winning team would fade such concern. You don't hear Tennessee or Michigan state followers complaining about ' the- single wing. :'' . ' ' : M»c As Tailback The 1046 and '47 Raznrbacks rode the single wing of. : John Barnhlll to howl games. Then came a 50-50 year and Barnhill, not athletic director, yielded to the pressure of fans and switched to the T — which did no: better under him and worse under Douglas.. ' -.^. --. .- • I t would be interesting to see Lnmar McHan, Arkansas' brilliant back,'ply his triple-threat UlenU from the tailback slot In the single wing. That's the position nt which he first won fame, at'Lalce Village High School. ..' ,',. .-., Although Mao made the AH Southwest Conference-team as a sophomore in 1951, he can't use his full potential in the T or split T. Successful Stan Feels Great By ED WILKS Horatio Alger's heroes were bush leaguers compared to S t a n ST. LOUIS, (AP) (The Man) Musial. , Just U years ago Musial, thtn 18, signed for $65 a month to play with Williamson \V. Va., of the Mountain States League. ' s Yesterday Stan signed his 1953 St. Louis Cardinals conlract for a reported $SO,000—the third season his salary has been estimated at that figure. His boss. Retibird owner Fred Saigh, wouldn't tell the amount but offered some help: "I think you can safely assume Stanley is still the highest paid player In baseball," — „. „.,... ,„ „ u,,- Before Ted Williams was called iur» Is experience and the fact that back to Ihe Marines the report was , h . *„„,„„— _.._., ^ |hat th( Bos[on Rcd Sm wefe ^^ ing him perhaps $100.000. Joe Di- Magglo's name was linked with that figure, too, before his retirement from the New York Yankees. Wax Pitcher _ Musial started out as n pitcher. ffifift ^/-svxar then rooved to the outfield and V«age JCOreS fWdled around first base. 1 But It was his hitting that got him on the road to big mnney. By The Associated Press Tennessee A & I 7S Arkansas A t M 49 Oklahoma 76 Kansas 61 Oklahoma City Univ 64 Houston 52 University of Detroit 64 Wichita 62 overtime Missouri 66 Iowa State 61 College of Emporla Kas 82 Sterling Kas 15 Peoria Caterpillars 66 Hamline 59 Nebraska 86 Colorado 65 Regis Colo M Kansas Wesleyan 14 overtime ' . The boys who say they know about such things relate that "The Man" hit the 80-grand figure in 1051 after winning his fourth National League batting title the season beore. When Stan repeated his performance at bat Saigh let him (In In his own 1952 contract. Yesterday's big signing took Just 25 minutes of talk between Muslnl and Saigh. "I told him the (Igure and that was it." said Stan. "Mr. Saigh been very generous." 'We have agreed to terms very quickly «ncl very nicely." said Satgh "Stanley has been very liberal." Slxlli Crown 'I'm well satisfied," added Stan. Then, after a pause, and .with a grand-slam grin, "Which means 1 didn't take a cut." Musial won his sixth league crown last season with a .336 average. "It wasn't a great year," said Saigh. "I had a letdown. It has lo come sooner or later." The "letdown" that was good enough to win was a poor year by Muslals standards. His lifetime average Is .348. about 30 points ahead of any other major leaguer still active. He now ranks behind Honus Wagner, who won eight National League hitting titles, and Rogers Hornsby, who won seven. "I look for a great year In 1953," Musial said. "For the club, too, Belter than last year. We'll be a contender. I'll play anywhere (Eddie) Stanky puts! me. He's the manager. f "Another batting title! I don't know. You don't think rmich about ( that during the season. You Just try to play your best. "I feel great. I weigh 182. I picked up seven pounds. Haven't weighed that much since 1948." "That was your best year, Stan." a reporter • commented. "You hit .376." "Yea," replied Musial. And he smiled with anticipation. They'll Try To Keep Him CODY. Wyo. OP)— The University of Wyoming may try to keep its football coach, Bowden Wyatt, from going to the University of Arkansas. Mlhvard Simpson of Cody, president of the Wyoming Board of Trustees, said last night he believed the Bonrd could hold Wyatt to a 10- year contract he signed last year. Simpson declared It was ; "a complete .surprise and shock to all "of us" to learn that VVyatt was considering the Arkansas post. The trustee president added that he .would "talk to Bowden and see if he won't stoy In Wyoming." "I'm a lawyer," he said, "and I don't think for a minute that contract Isn't valid." . Wyatt left Laramle. site of the University of Wyoming, yesterday to attend the National Collegiate Athletic Association meeting at Washington. D. C. 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 to $700— ?800 per month. Inquiries Kept Strictly Confidential l^cffPMps PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. 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