Independent from Long Beach, California on February 1, 1960 · Page 18
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Page C-2--INDEPENDENT · cach ' |W - Mondiy ' "*· '· 1HI How High Is Up? John Thomas May Have the Answer Boston U. star John Thomas shows spring and grace as he clears bar at 7-1^ to win Millrose Games high jump with record performance COACH CONSERVATIVE Predicts 7-3 Thomas Leap NEW YORK (/P)--Anybody, care to set a figure on just how high John Thomas can jump? Well, how about starting' with 7 feet, 3 inches? T h a t appears to be well within the SC 5 UCLA Play Pair at AT SC and UCLA return to the for AAWU contests with defense-minded Stanford a n d cellar dwelling Washington. It will be the first league action in three weeks for DIG FIVE Conf. Games W L P F P A California 4 1 397 239 UCLA . 3 1 212 230 Stanford i 1 155 149 SC ... 3 2 2?J 300 Washlnoton ...0 7 365 -(25 WCAC Conf. Games W L P F P A PCDDCrdine . 3 0 138 163 SI Mary';. ...3 0 196 170 S,intn Clara .3 1 216 709 Lovolfl . 1 2 164 165 COP 1 2 177 184 S,in Frdn. . . 0 3 Ifi] IE4 bflii JObC 51. ..0 o iji 160 range of the remarkable Boston University athlete. His current record is 7-1%, which he cleared in the Millrose Games in Madison Square G a r d e n Saturday night. John's coach, Ed Flanagan, who handles Boston U.'s field men, said he once thought 7-3 was the ultimate. "But I might have b e e n conservative," he said after watching Thomas set the record. John's old mark was 7-1i/ 4 . By the way, it won't go down in the record books as a world standard because the International Amateur Athletic Federation still doesn't pass on indoor marks. "I don't know if I'll ever make 7-3," Thomas shrugged. "All I can do is keep trying. I can only do one of two things -- make it or miss it." All Games W L PF PI , 16 1 1049 III! 9 B 11U 11011 fl t OJ7 pv.' 14 5 13^ Il6i-' XL Hockey Standings W L T PIsGFGA All Gamts E W L PF PA C! 8 6 961 *33 N 9 6 9?d 941, 13 6 1168 1039 10 6 IC33 9J7 1 S 7 918 533! 3 12 810 959J e?-i-: _ 70 IE 11 51 133 133 ·*-.-« 20 2* 6 46 U7 175 -" C4 -,- "" """ 17 34 10 44 132 MO ew Y c r f c " " U 76 10 32 137 185 Sunday's Result! Chlcaoo 3. Toronto 3. Ne»/ York 3. Detroit 3. Boslon 6. Montreal 5. By FRANK HARVEY Following Sunday's final boxing drills, Joe Becerra, Raymundo (Battling) Torres and Carlos Ortiz were pronounced fit and ready for t h e i r engagements in the double championship boxing matches at the Coliseum Thursday night. Some 700 boxing f a n s jammed the Palm Room in the Alexandria Hotel to watch Becerra and Torres wind up 1 FOUR-CAR SMASHUP CHAMP JUST LOOKIIV World heavyweight champion Ingemar Johansson gets the feel of a Porsche driven by C. A. Mead in sports car race at Daytona Beach, Fla., Sunday. Johansson had planned to drive in the race, but his insurance agent convinced him that he should settle for waving the starting flag.--(AP Wirephoto.) both the Trojans and Bruins. Last week, SC won two games from University of Hawaii and Saturday night trounced Hickam Air Force, 90-53, to run its over all record to 14-5. The Bruins bowed to Denver, but came back to edge the Air Force Academy over the week end for a 9-8 overall mark. Friday night, SC will face Stanford at 9 o'clock after UCLA plays University of New Mexico at 7. Saturday night, the Trojans b a t t l e Washington at 7 with the Bruins and Indians colliding at 9. Pepperdine and St. Mary's, deadlocked for first place in the West Coast Athletic Conference, will collide at Moraga Wednesday night in a crucial game which highlights a road tour for the Waves that is equally tough. Coach Duck Dowell's quintet launches its junket tonight at COP and finishes at USF Friday. Loyola follows Pepperdine north for g a m e s at COP Wednesday, St. Mary's Friday 1 and USF this week: Tonight--Pcpperdme al COP. Wednesday--Loyola at COP, Pepncrdine £1 St. Mary' 1 ;. Thursday--Bradley at Sedtllc. Friday--New Mexico al UCLA. Stan ford at SC Washinolon at Cal, Pepper dhe .T !'SK Loyola al SI. Mary's, Ore ODD Si, al Cl LjOI. Saturday--Washington at SC, Slanfor at UCLA. Loyola at USF, Oregon a Orcoon St. 2 Metro Tilts on LBCC Slate; LBSC in Tourney -- A spectacular four-car spin helped Marvin Panch of Daytona Beach win a pair of compact car feature races Sunday on a variety speed program at the Daytona International Speedway. Four leaders on the fourth lap of a 50-mile windup event over the high-banked 2'/2-mile track skidded out of control on the east curve, banging cach other and spinning down Long Beach State College takes a break from CCAA action this week, but Long Beach City College has two important Metropolitan Con- ference contests on its schedule. The 49ers. who dropped a heart breaking 71-70 overtime decision at Fresno State Sat, Wilson Battle Headlines Prep Bill Wilson League's H i g h , l o n e the Moore undefeated team, hosts Millikan Friday night in the week's top prep cage attraction. The Bruins are 4-0 in league play and the Rams, 3-1, must win to stay alive. Saturday. Games {· $[$*. British Soccer Saturday's Results (home teams ENGLISH CUP FOURTH ROUND Bradford City 3, Bournemouth 1; Hud- dersf leld 0, Luton T own I; Rolherham 1 (tic), Swansea 0, Burnley Moore League teams will not play Wednesday, but all will see action Friday night. Besides the Wilson-Millikan battle, Poly hosts Jordan, and Downey will be at Lakewood. ST. tempt ANTHONY will to stay within atone Lakewood Prep Wrestling Meet Termed Success The experimental wrestling tournament at Lakcwood High was a whopping success, acc o r d i n g to promoter Dan Kimball, a physical education instructor at Lakewood. The tourney drew between 150 and 200 spectators including officials from other Long Beach high schoois. No decision as to whether wrestling will be accepted as a sport in I..B. hiph schools will be issued u n t i l later in the year. Results: Irewe Alexandra 2, Tottenham , (tic): scunthorpe United 0, 1; Sheffield Wednesday game of Catholic League leader Mt. Carmel when the Saints visit Cathedral Tuesday and Loyola Friday. Mt. Carmel is 5-0 and the Saints 4-1. Schedule: Tuesday-- Jordan at Newport Beach, 3;15; SI. Anthony at Cathedra], 8 D.m. Wednesday -- Mavfair vs. Duarte, Bel 1 flower Hlflh. 3:15. Friday-- Jordan at Polv, Millikan al Wilson, Downey at Lakcwood, St. An . . vs. Pioneer, Bell. , Ihonv at Loyola, * ...... Hotspur _ Port Vale .. _, Pclcrborouoh 0; Sheffield United 3. Not' tinohani Forest 0; West Bromwlch Al hion 2, Bolton 0; Wolverhnninlon Wanderers 2, Charlton 1; Southampton 2, W.itford 2 (lie); Liverpool 1, Manchester United 3; Leicester 2, Hulhnm I; Chelsea 1, Ailon Vill.i 2; Bristol Rovers 3; Prcs- lon North Lnd 3 (lie); Blackburn 1, Blackpool 1 (He) SCOTTISH CUP First Round Aberdeen 0, Brechln City 0 (lie); Albion Rovers 2, Tnrtf Rovers 1; Berwick Ranoeri I, Rangers 3; Clyde 2, Third Lanark 0; Drnlermline Athletic 1, St. Johnstone 1 (tie); East Fife 0, Patrick Thistle 2; Keith 3, Hamilton Ac.idemicals 0: Kilmarnock 5, Stranroer 0; Morton 0, East Stirling 1; Queen of the South ?, Dumbarton 1; Queen's Park 2, Railh Rovers 0; St. Mirren 15, Giaiaow Unr- ;rii|y 0; Stenliouicmulr 2, Rolhcs 0. ENGLISH LEAGUE Plymouth (tic). Division Three i ,-. r, , , ,, ,, . . Barnslcv Vi Accrmoton Stanley. nosl-'mOlU DCilll Ralph C. BllfSlCK poned; Bury 0, Newport County I; Col Houston Leaves Missouri Valley Conf. KANSAS CITY (/PI-- The University of Houston Sunday night resigned from the Missouri Valley Conference. In a tersely written state- -ruled C, Cowenlrv Cilv 0 (tic); : Town vs. Chesterfield, poslDoncd; 1 ' ~ Swindon Town, post- r /-,. , . . , ,. of Cincinnati, president of the conference, and commissioner Norvall Neve said: "Due lo conflicts of interests in .scheduling football games, the University of Houston, with regrets, submitted its resignation from the Missouri Valley Confer- jtnce. The conference regret- Ifully accepted the resignation, Mansficld Towi ... _ poncd: Norwnh Cilv 1. Queens Ranocrs 0; Reading 5, Tranmcrc Rovers Shrewsbury Town 3, Wrcxham 2; Southend united I, York City 1 (lie). Division Four Bradford 0. Northampton Town 0, halted after .14 minutes, too; Carlisle United 1, DarliiHjIon 0. Chester 2, Mill- v/nll I; Crystal Palace 1, Torquay United 1; Exeter City 1, Workinoton 0: Harlle- nooK Un'fft 3, Gflllnc'-aii 1; Noli: County 5, Aldcrshot 3: Oldham Athletic V G.tteshcad I (tie); Stockport County 2, Doncastcr Rovers 0. SCOTTISH LEAGUE Division Oro Hearts 1, Mothcrwcll , (tie). Division T w o I r r i - T n / \ i _ j , Dundee United 2, Cowdenbealh 3; e f f e c t i v e June 10, by mutual Monlrose 2. Alloa, Athlehc 2 ( t i e ) . afi ,. ecrnent ." ItH Dtts-- Dan Render rief B Nnntn-i; lad--Rich Brand! del. Dan Cram; 1J7- - - - " - ' ' . 133 -- JC'ry Jacr,! 110-- t'evarrl ti US -- P« ! I'wis . , Willmrn Potts: John Fo'tpja: Wa'ter K.i~vn- I mnhijn: 1#S--Don's Arriers?^ rrcf D".rt R.vne: ;to--cir* Mattux nrf FVa-.v OulJiull; heavvwelcht--Bob Ray won hv forfeit from But Scott. Browns Ink Stephens CLEVELAND (/P) -- T h e Cleveland Rrowns Sunday an- urday, host University of California Davis Tuesday and Cal then Poly take part in the (Pomona) tournament Friday and Saturday. The loss to the Bulldogs made LBSC 2-4 in CCAA play. The Vikings will play at Harbor Friday night and then return home to face Valley Saturday night. Long Beach is 7-0 in conference action. San Diego advanced to within a game of the Vikings th a 6-1 record when it upset Bakersfield Saturday night. The Renegades are 5-2. 11 More Yachts End Marathon ACAPULCO, Mex. MP) Eleven more yachts finished the 1,430-mile San Diego to Acapulco race Sunday, but too late to share in the major honors. The Pursuit, 83-foot cutter owned by Tom Webster of San Diego, arrived Wednesday and won both the class A and overall divisions. Boats arriving Sunday were: Andasolo, Acapulco; Ballerina, San Diego; Gossip, Santa Barbara; Kararnalil, Los Anodes Mickey, San Diego; Mistress. Coronadi Beach; Novia Del Mar, San Dicoo; Rascal, Santa Barbara: Robon, Llndo Isle; Rocking Chair, Cabrlllo; Squall, Los Anodes. Mulloy Duo Triumphs POMPANO BEACH l/?i -- Gardnar'Mulloy, the old master from Miami, and young Don Kierbow of Sacramento. Calif., won the Florida Gold Coast doubles title Sunday over Mike Davics ol London and Don Candy of Australia, 6-4, 14-12. Becerra's Final Drill Sharp; Is Halimi Playing Possum? their final boxing sessions, while another 300 crowded into the Main Street gym to see Ortiz, world junior welterweight champion, step through his final sparring session. Alphonse Halimi, who will attempt to regain the bantamweight title which he lost to Becerra on an knockout last Sunday and wil eighth round July, rested conclude his boxing sessions this afternoon in Santa Monica. Becerra looked exceptionally sharp. His speed and timing were excellent and his punches were potent. The happy little Mexican warrior and his handlers are well satisfied with his condition. He will shadow box and rope skip today and Tuesday. Torres also will go through light workouts both days. i' -f 1' * A FEW fight men believe that Halimi has been deliberately looking bad in the Panch Scores at Daytona: 122 mph DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (/P) to the infield. Panch was not Hill Wins, One Dead in Grand Prix BUENOS AIRES W--Harry Blanchard of Greenwich, Conn., was killed in a first- lap collision in Sunday's 1,000-kilometer Grand Prix of Argentina sports car race won by Phil Hill of Santa Monica, Calif., and co-driver Cliff Allison of England' in a Ferrari 3000. The crash came as four Porsches raced through an "S" curve. Blanchard's car brushed another, flipped three times and crashed into a bulwark. He was crushed. Paul Ginther, Granada Hills, Calif., and Germany's Wolfgang Von Trips were second, also in a Ferrari 3000. * * * * HILL, WHO also won the last running of the event in 1958, and Allison were timed in six hours, 17 minutes and 12 seconds for the 106 laps-an average speed of 150.780 miles per hour. Von Trips and Ginther were just behind 6:17.42 for 105 laps. Hill and Allison took the lead on the 37th lap and never trailed again. The early leaders, Dan Gurney of Riverside, Calif., and Mnsten Gregory of Kansas City, fell out after 57 laps when their new, lightweight Maserati 2800 developed gear box and shock absorber trouble. among them because car trouble delayed his start. All four in the stnashup were unhurt. * * * # IN A RE-START, P a n c h worked to first place and stayed there. Roy Schecter of Miami was second. In spite of the wreck, the winner averaged 122.282 miles per hour. Both Panch and Schecter drove Chrysler-built Valiants, as did all four in the wreck. The first four finishers the earlier compact car event --a 38-miler over a combination of the high-banked track and a twisting sports car course in the infield -- also were Valiants. PANCH WHEELED to an easy victory in that race at an average speed of 88.134 miles per hour. In the fastest stock car race ever driven on a closed track, Everett (Cotton) Owens of Spartanburg, S.C., won a 25- mile event at 149.892 m.p.h. Jack Smith of Atlanta nosed out Bobby Johns of Miami in another 25-miler at 148.157 m.p.h. Owens, Smith and Johns drove Pontiacs. AAU Basketball NIBL Denver-Chicago ill, Peoria 110. San Francisco 106, Cleveland 99. nounced they tackle Larry Texas, their 'jchoice. have signed: Stephens of second d r a f t ; i; OPEN BOWLING Altai Mldnitl on HON., TUES., WED, ALL YOU CAN BOWL FOR , CROWN BOWL AHeslfl OrAitgt Front-end Alignment ,, $8.50 Balance Front Wheels 4.00 Pack Front-wheel Bearings 1.95 Adjust Brakes 1.50 GOODRICH AARON SEEKS 100% BOOST MILWAUKEE (If} -- The Milwaukee Sentinel s a i d Saturday night that Henry Aaron, the National League batting champion, is asking for a 100 per cent salary increase from the Braves for the 1960 season. Aaron, who batted .355 and had 123 runs batted in, drew between $35,000 and $40,000 last year. Gardcna Feature to Norwalk Pilot Jim Preston of Norwalk captured the 30-lap claiming stock cars main event at Gardena Stadium Sunday to take over the lead in the track's point standings. Preston moved into the lead on the 12th lap and won easily by a half lap. Trophy Dash--Johnny Jones, Jim Preston. Dallas Harrison, 1:57.04. Heal Races--Blno Warner, 2:41.74; Joe Brcyer, 2:50.82; Don. Wright, 2:44.45; son, Marv Erlckson. Semi-Main--Dave Hubert, Jim Earncsl BIN Whltworth. Main Event--Preston, Hat Halloaln, Dick Bach, Marv Ellloi, Ray McKinlcv. lope that Becerra will take lim lightly. Others are of the opinion that Halimi isn't in the class with Jose, and predict that he 1 do well to last five ·ounds. Regarding the Torres-Ortiz ;crap, they point out that ' a u 1 i e Armstead recently went the distance with Tpr- ·es, and that Ortiz is far superior to Armstead in every department. Whether or not Torres, the lard-hilting, undefeated 18- year-old, can corner the fast- moving and experienced Ortiz o land his kayo wallop has he experts guessing. BOXING BRIEFS: AMke LeBell, head if Ihc Olympic bos olllcc crew, called n additional help Sunday lo handle the ong lines of customers. With the huge Influx of tans below the lordcr expected during 'he next three lays, the box o f f i c e will remain open rom 9 a.m. fo 9 p.m. in Long Beach Ickcts may be obtained at the Wlllon lotcl. The regular weekly Tuesday TV show it the Olympic will feature Alssa Hashes ind Jimmy Hornsby In a 10-round light- i-elght encounlcr. GOLDEN GLOVES elimination bouls onclude tonight al the El Monte Legion irenA with 26 hopefuls competing. Wln- icrs will move to the Olympic Auditorium No Fight With 49ers, Says Oakland Boss SAN FRANCISCO (UP1) -diet Soda, a member of the wealthy businessmen's group which has landed a franchise for Oakland in the American Football League, said Sunday that he didn't expect "any conflict" with the San Francisco 49ers. "1 hope both teams will function as friends and will co-operate and always be on good terms," Soda declared when asked if there was any chance of his team entrenched National League entry. Eddie Erdelatz said he would be interested in discussing the Oakland coaching post, S o d a acknowledged. Soda denied that Jackie Jensen would be named general manager. Soda said he has a "semi- commitment" to play in San Francisco's Kezar Stadium or Candlestick Park u n t i l Oakland can build a stadium of its own. a "war" between and the long- Goodwin-Phillips Win HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (UP1) --Joanne Goodwin and Doris Phillips d e f e a t e d national amateur champion Barbara Mclntire and Judy Bell 2 and 1 Sunday to win the women's international four-ball If championship. Boxing Schedule Tonight: At Hew York--Lahourl Godih, ranee, vs. Roger Harvey, Bermuda, welters, 10; al PhlladcJDhla-Len Mai- hews, Philadelphia, vs. Johnny Busso, Jew York, lights, 10, and Von Clay, 'MladelDhlg, vs. Artie Miller, Hew York, igr-.t-heavlcs, 10: at Providence, R.I.-- Willie Greene, Providence, R.I.. vs. Gil :dwards New York, wcllcrs, 10 Tuesday: At Richmond, Calif.--Lylc Mackln, Oakland, vs. Karl Helm Gudcr, Germany, welters, 10; at Buffalo. N.Y.-- lockv Fumcrclle, Buffalo, vs. Tonv Dupas Nuw Orlean-,, middies, 10; al Los Angeles--Alssa Hashes, France, vs. Jim- mv Hornsby, Los Angeles, bantams. _ Wednesday: Al Chicago--Wilflc Grcavo-,, Edmonton and Detroit, vs. Tiger Jones, Yonkcrs, N.Y., middles, 10. Thursday: At Los Anoclcs--world ban- amwelght chnmnion Jose Becerra, Mrx- co, vs. Alphonse Halimi. France, title igtlt, IS, and .vorld lunlor welterweight JiatMDion Carlos Ortii, New Y o r k . vs. iavmundo (Battling) Torres, Mexico, lie tight, 15. Friday: At New York--Irish Billy Rvan, .owell, Mass., vs Rcrv CaHiou-i, white 'lains, H.Y., light heavies, 10. and Will! Jesmanoff, Milwaukee, vs. Bob Clcroux, Montreal, heavies, 10. Saturday: At union Cilv, N.J.--Marcel Blilen, Jersey City, N.J.. vs. Tommy .erect:, tic* York, K^.!;, !: .it Frankfurt, Germany-- I'ctc Rademacher, Columbus, Ga., vs. Ulll NiUschc, German 1 /, heavies, 10. WE GIVE BLUE CHIP STAMPS on all sportfishing tickets and private boat launching: SPORTFISHING BOAT SCHEDULE ALL DAY--4 A.M. '/2 DAY--6 a.m. 1 p.m. % Day, Rock Cod, 7 a.m. SKIFF RENTALS 4 Elect. Boat Hoists LANDING in the Port of Long Beach HEmlock 2-0408 SPrucc 5-2381 24 HOURS EQUITABLE SAVINGS PAYS A V SAVINGS AND tOAN ASSOCIATION 349 LONG BEACH BLVD. 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