The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 20, 1953 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, January 20, 1953
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r TEE SPAY, JAN. w, 1999 Razorbacks Once Again Play Role of Giant Killers in SWC They did It with accuracy from* the free throw line when the prcs- •ure was as great as It could be] Arkansas had trailed most of the way and was behind 44-47 with 40 •econds left to play. Baylor had jPi'ossesslon of the ball and was '''stalling for time. Gene Lambert stole the'ball from the Bears' Tommy Strasburger, who foiiled the Arkansas center Iryine • to get It back. Not Enough That gave Arkansas two free throw opportunities •- — which wouldn't have been enough. But the officials called a technical foul on Baylor as Strasbureer and Coach Bill Henderson protested the decision too vigorously, handing the Razorbacks another charity toss. Lambert made his two good, and Walter Kearns, the nation's free throw leader who has missed only one all season, shot the technical to tie the score. Arkansas retained the ball under the technical foul ruling and Lambert attempted a field goal. He was fouled again in the process and sank two more free throws to sack up the victory. It was the second time in three . nights that Arkansas knocked off the Southwest leader. The Porkers beat Hice Saturday night, i Texas now is In front with l-l record. 10-Day Break The Hazorbacks, at 2-2 In' the Conference, take .off 10 days now •™l r midterm examinations. Theii next game' will be against Pittsburg, Kan., Teachers here Jan. 29 and their next Conference action ••gainst TCtJ here Feb. 2 Orval Elkins, with K points, and Lambert, with 14, sparked the Ha- zorback offense last night. Baylor whose league-leading 'John Sta'rkey was held to 10 points, was paced bj Murry Bailey, who -had 12 Rice Institute's potent Owls start • two-game try for undisputed possession of first place tonicht playing host to Texas Christian. .™1,. 0wls can PUH into a tie hort Unl «:rsity of Texas Lo'ng- record by beating ' the "d'efendimr champion Horned-Frogs' and go "rj • . at the »=ld Saturday by A ehfs th * hot - and - colti Texas Hlce will have' the home court advantage in both t uss i es at Hous . ion. • • Greene County Is District Meet Site . Three Athletic Association in Johesboro. On Chico, Weight Looks Good .Says Added Pounds Have Made Him Stronger Sports Roundup^- ' OSGA Cheers Golfer Ike 6 ' • His Election Won't Hurt Game, Official States By GAYLE TALBOT NEW YORK W-Ther e „,„ „„ air of ciuiet, dignified Jubilation at "Golf House" today.over the Inauguration of the first real roifin- President (his nation has had in 30 years -since Ihe death of Warren G. Harding. , ••Not tlval g 0 |f neccls the b Icily, cautioned Joseph' C Dev the executive secretary of thi ;v,'? A a "u Cllrator of the locn shrine "but it doesn't figure to hurt the game either. I Imagine the pictures of President Eisen hower golfing will cause many peo Pie to take up the game." Only One Other So far as Dey hns any record the only ardent golfing President besides Harding was William Howard Taft, the father of the senator from Ohio, who left the white House in 1913. "From the pictures I have seen of Tart hitting the ball, I do not Jmagme he was very skilled at H " f)?y snid. "I'm syre that neither ne nor Harding was quite i n the class with . Eisenhower. After all nny man who shoots an 85 over' the Augusta Masters' Course ns be did, is a pretty goad golfer " Eisenhower, Dey pointed out was one of on members of the Augus a club who commissioned a portrait of Bobby-Jones, which will -be officially unve|led nt "Coif House" Jan. 31. It is planned that Bobby wn , attend'the wremonylf his illness permits him to make the trip from Atlanta. Ha rding Devoted Though Harding, from all accounts, was only slightly removed from the Buffer class, there 'was no question of his devotion to the game. He was a member of the Execulive Committee of the USOA !" '^f.^1" he was President, "and In 1921 he presented the Open Championship Trophy to Jim !, ar ,. n v >L* e Col »mbla Country Club in Chevy Chase'. •Perhaps not generally known fs the fact t|iat the Harding Trophy, emblematic of the national public links team championship, was mil up by the then president. T)iere Is a slpry, apparently substantial, that the bill r or the cup came in: after Hnrding's death In office and that the USOA absorbed It BROOKLYN, Utl Tiiddleweights—her The' - Move over * C0m " Chlco collegian from Stamford ., made his debut as a iso' pounder last night by stopping Halo Scortlchlnl alter f our rounds and he attributed his success to an expanding wastline. Stronger .'"Every guy expects to beat me by belting me ih the body," chico said in his Eastern Parkway dressing room. "But with this new we ' Bh -t rve eot now, I'm stronger and they can't hurt me as much " The ex-welterweight scaled 152 >/, for the bout, by far the heaviest , of his career. With a . he wants in on the 48-3 record tournament . . - —• «•••- tuui iiiimtrui, to be conducted to find a successor to retired middleweight champion Sugar Ray Robinson. Eleven boxers have been listed to take part in the scramble. Closed Eye "We'll take any of those named by the National Boxing Association and New York Stale Commission," said Manager Steve Ellis. Once Vcj'ar got inside the Ital- ianis swings last night, it was no ngnt as Chico hammered away «i Scorlichini's left eye. The eye swelled steadily, and afler four rounds Dr. .Swetnick of the state I Athletic Commission ordered the 'it halted. Under New York ?s, it was ruled a technical knockout in the fourth round. The bout, which was telecast to -i network of 15 cities as far West as Denver, wns delayed .because Vejar was late in arriving His car had a flat tire coming over 'rom Manhattan. * For the first time in several years the Class A district boys tournament will not be held In Jonesboro. Greene County Tech High at Paragould was awarded the tournament which will be held March 5-1. One of the tournaments will be held in Mississippi County with V- ilson High being host to the Class B boys tournament which will be held March 5-7 also. Jontsboro Gels Juniors Jonesboro's Berl Smith Memorial Gymnasium will be the scene 61 the junior boys and girls tournament for both Class A and Class B teams. The date for these tournaments was set as Feb. 22-28. The senior high girls tournament was awarded to Marked Tree Hi°h nnd will be held March 11-14. The tournaments were awarded on a bid basis. Officers Elected / District officers were also elected at Sunday's meeting with Wilej Key of Marked Tree named presl' dent of the district association Other officers elected were Shoffner Burge of.Monette, vice president; Roy Ashabranner of Manila secretary and Jim McKenzie Hector, treasurer. " In other action Sunday the association voted that annual meetings of the association would be rotated among the six member counties in alphabetical order. BMiiH5yir,I,g' WRJCJ COURIER . n :sec the differenpe bet ,tne current foremost Osceola, Dell Meet Tonight .OSCKOU-ThB Osceola' and bell enior basketball teams meet for the irst time thi? year tonight on Os- ceola'a home court at 7:30. The Osceola girls will be favored i cop their half of the doubleheader and; the Dell hoys are expected to get by the Osceo)a five. The Seminoles won their firet game of the season Friday nipht when they beat Misscp 43-32 and have shown rapid improvement and will undoubtedly display their hustling tactics regardless of their position in the underdog role. Coach Bill Bpal) will start Katie iVfae Watson, Shirley Cone and Betty Spiers in the forward slots and Patsy Peeper, Carolyn Lowe and Jean Driver Kendrick at the sen- Welch, Moody Win Rough Tag Match ( With the help of a disqualification, Jack Welch and Jack M 00 dy won the weekly tag ma t ch at Atner _ ican Legion arena last night Eddie Malone and Red Byrd won the first f »ji w i tn Malone ttj Welch.with a ,, The Malone-Byrd .duo was 'dis qualified after ten minutes of rough stuff In the second and Jack Welch came back in the third, using g bear hug to bent Malone. In the first match, Tiny Jim Cor- oett defeated The Great Schultz after 17 minutes with a series of Kangaroo kicks topped by a bodv pm. Both are midgets. The, Brooklyn Dodgers averaged i|ve runs a game last season but finished third In the National League in team batting with a. 262 m»rk. . . tinel posts for the Seminolettes Hytes Burch, Wade Rogers, Jimmie Holobaugh, Robert Rose and Bobby Lin'dsey will be In the starting lineup for the boys. This game will be the only one of e week for the Semlnole teams a« their Friday night engagement witri Luxora was re-scheduled to make room for the Golden Gloves tournament which starts here Friday night. Chick Grid Fans Honor 1952 Squad ,?b° dBl V?'? tb " 11 fS S ° eonfusil 'l? t° the average person " 1JL ' h " n if i, ,b it is "Remarkable that as many fans here last night The Arkansas Gazette sports edl tor spoke before approximately 10 persons attending' last night's foot ball banquet honoring the 1952 Bly thevillc Chlckasan- football jqua< held in the Morror Room at Hote Noble. Mr. Henry was introduced by Mn> Reid, president of the Blytherille School Board, who acted as maste: of ceremonies. Also giving brief talks were Sup crlntendent of Schools W. B. Nicholson and Coach Russell Mosley. Coach Mosley Indicated that'elgh Armorel, Burdette Juniors Divide BURDETTE—Armorel and Bur- wette junior teams divided a bas- tetball doubleheader here last night with the Armorel boys and Burdette girls vlctorloig. In the firjt game Burdette's girls swamped Ihe Armorel sextet by a 23-9 count while In the nightcap Armorers boys, led by^t-heir tow- 'ring center, Carl Patterson, blast- d the Pirate team fa-32. , Patterson scored 24 points in hree quarters to lead both teams Thursday night the Pirates are lated to meet Luxora Junior teams n the Burdcite gym. All available men who partlolpat- d In the first American Bowling -ongrcss tournament in loot will be eatured at the opening of the )'» "Golden Jubilee"- tourney at he Chicago Coliseum on Feb. 31 Hoosiers Top Big Ten Conference; LSU, Notre Dame, Illinois Win NEW YORK, (AP) '/ JOE Sportjng an 8-0 conference record, Indiana holds $ tvo-garne lead over Illinois, and Is showing no signs of letting up. The Hoosiers, sparfced by Don Schlimdt's 3« points, whipped Purdue last night, 88-75, to keep the pressure on Illinois. The illlnl, however, kept pace 'Hh » 11-64 victory gyer li!(chlzan gtale. It seems hard to believe that Indiana never has won th« cham- Jlpnsbip pijtrighl, since state s known aa a basketball ''hotbed." the best the Hoosiers have been able to do Is tie— and did that In 1926, 1921 »r)d Which Is ecord. BH( with Sgh,lundt FAILS - ... ,.,,-., still for their first Bchlyndt has 246 pofntsT for « for* ' V?rP8?1 wh ' !? ^ bBr ' ^s 316 TORE Wins fn the other Big Ten game, low? sqyeaked past Northwestern. 69-88, as. Ken Buckles scored 28 P.olpts for the winners. In the Big Seven Conference Nebraska unset Missouri, 73.92 with Willard ragler's sparVling reljoimding and shooting keeniris IN Cornhiiskers In control mos! -L'u! * ay ' Fa ?'?. r - • *'*-«ooWlve games to play hut _,_,, ,, ..!.*' nlu tfiey 1936 far from a brilliant - .,-.--,- leading the eague In scoring, the Hoosiers Igure lo be hard to slop this time. Schjund.t took over the Big Ten coring lead last night from Ohio tale's Paul Eberl, who w«s held 14 points as the Buckeyes lost o Wisconsin, 64-il. one.hand scored 33 , auu , BQ points and nabbed 14 reboiinds' Meanwhile, »i "South Bend,"'lnd Notre Dame hit nine of 12 shots in the fourth nuarter to pull away and trim Bradley, 74-64.Entering li*/" 1 " 1 perlo!} ' Nptr* Dame led 49-48. Then,. in the first four minutes of tlie final tcsslon 'the Irish outpointed Bradley ip.? to sew up the game. " ' I. S U Lem4» Lonj Down south, Louislan* took a firmer hold on the Southeastern Conference lead by trimming Georgia, SS-SO! Lsn Is 5-0 In league play. In the Southwest Conference Arkansas nipped Baylor, 49-47 The loss knocked Baylor out of a tie with Texas for the league lead. Tonight's schedule—another slim one due to mid-year examination— finds Kansas at Colorada in the ton game. Others include DePaul at Cincinnati, .Wake Forest at North Carolina and TCU at Rice.' "' gamcs of a proposed la-game sched "U: for, 1953 grid senson have been scheduled. , _ Expect Schedule Soon He said he hoped to be able ti publish the entire 10-game sched ule within the next week or two in discussing the confusion o modern football. Mr. Henry whi hns becu Gazette sports editor' sine. 1943, pointed out that'revised nn < modified systems nnd intricate de fenslve : formations and patterns not only make the game nlmo.rt I'm possible for the average fan to coni prehend by watching, but also tnakt it very difficult for newsmen' to ex plain.----" ; . Specialization of practically every PoaUlon on both offense and defense, a result of the two-platoon system, he said, requires a buttery o experts to explain why a certain Play or formation fails or succeeds Porker Picture Speaking of the University of Arkansas football picture In this connection, Mr. Henry said, "Nothing has hurt Arkansas so much as quibbling throughout the stale over things that people really don't understand." This has a demoralizing Influence on the players, he said, when what Is needed more than anything to build spirit nnd the desire to win not only on the team, but through-' out the state, Mr. Henry pointed out that even though many people consider such deas "trite" the fact rem.ilns that the "desire to win Is the most Important factor" In building sports champions. Tlie new rules change concemfng substitution may have a good elfcct on players, he Indicated, giving hem a belter vjew of tKe entire rather than placing so much emphasis on their particular Jobs Speaking of Chick games hc had iten, Mr. Henry particularly recalled the 1048 Blythevllle-LIUle Rock .ilt which the Chicks won by a •:core of 12-6. thus breaking Little Rock's 34-game winning streak. He snld he Is looking forward to gqpd series between - BJythevJll nnd Little nock at sprne time in th uture, and that he has been work- ng during the past few years to get t started. Honored at the banquet wert Ch.icka.sajv players Biiiy Michael. Cfmrles Garner, Benny Hays, Bob llll. Leon Prlvetf, Tommy Mostcy, tolly Jones, Altcn Shanks, Danny Edgtnon, Kenneth Fisher, Bob Black, Billy filler, Ralph'Snyder, Charles Ray Hall, Fred Abbott.' nnd managers, Don Brown and Clarence Cummfngs. - . Not present because of flu-^ere iob Childress, Monlroe Holland, Juincy H6dge. Johnny O'Brien, Donald Gentry, Danny Cobb, Hary Brown and Billy Ollbow. Meat Curing . . . Processing For Home Freezers I.OCKERS FOR RENT BLAYLOCK'S Baby Chicks ,_ Custom Hatching _ Wholesale Eggs UllhWV ft N.. . B.rth.v.,,. Phone „„ Jackie Robinson Has Battle For His Second Baseman's Job the office By JOB nr. fn 0 f fVirt T?*-rt».t,i,...T>< ,,-,. i want to talk to you about next year." kid second baseman In the ,.„„„, lenguca who we think is ready to ako your Job right now. His name s Junior Qltliam and he was the best minor league player of 1 Ho may not be able to do nil u.i, things you do, but he's 10 years younger. y '/He's not even on our rosier yet but he's .going to piny a ] 0t ' ot second base for us during sprin" train ng. In short, we're groom tag him for your job. "Now, what we would like from you would be lo help the kidas much as you can. We're asklns a lot since you may l )0 cutting own thronl. How about it?" Robinson, who had been listening intently, didn't hesitate for a moment. 'I'll help the kid all I possibly !»>>/' he said. "I'hope, 'for the Dodgers' sake, lie is every bit ns good ns you say he Is. But I'll tell you this .!•„, !10 i ye[ ,, cat| , give up my Job-to Gillian, or nnv 1H? m SC ' , Mayb ° noxl ' year. But ot Ilils. should hc. however, win he Job from me, I'll still i, 0 i n u, e lineup somewhere. I know I'm still good enough to piny every any on " ntcli out C " £ ° Somqbort >' boUer Oil 11 a m (true moniker Jim) :ould cause n> radical changeover Jn the Brook lineup If he is ns good ^s his press clippings. He is -i witchhiller and oh, how the Dod- rcrs yearn for another southpaw swinge rj MVP Award He bailed ;3ot at Montreal, slum- S, '",7° V 2 runs and 'owed the -nlennllorml League in nms .cored will, in. He 1 was up among he lenders in doubles and stolen >nses nnri was named the circuit's "ost vnlunblc player. He can perform with equal facility In the In- IcM mid. outfield. He played slx positions for the Royals last, sea-' °" ,""" »!so Iho year before. He iidn t rnlss nn inning of play Gilllnm one-of 24 ncw- ramcrs at the Dodgers' Vero Beach, Fla., spring training camp, although several like pitchers Ron- me Ncgray, Jim Hughes and Sandy Amoros were given a brlel look ast September. . ' •-"~ most likely to make It Is Ed Roebuck, e-foot-2, iss-pounrf rlRht- hander, who had e. 12-8 record at Montreal. He Is 22. Ronnie Lee. a eft-hander discharged from serv- nnd a 2.20 ERA iii his Inst season Bob Milllkln also^a possibility?'' "If I cnn find a couple of relief ™ « rs ~ the lo1 '" saltl Manager Charlie Dresscn. "m be able to make Joe Black Into a regular starling pitcher. Otherwise Jo. outfielders Js Don Zlmmer, who Is tabbed as cerlaln to replace Pe«- ,*L1 e -2S e 2?~" and when.'The 22- .-- ... collected 190 hits In- eluding 33 doubles, 7 triples »nd 7 home runs nnd batted In 91 run, He struck out ill times, however. It's Official Now; Wyatt New Head Coach at Ark. and accepted the Arkansas Jot for five yenrs at 812,000 annuaih lo succeed Otis Douglas, resigned. Bill Good, assistant to'Hie Arkansas president, said today that agreement, included in the minutes of the board of trustees meeting, offlclnlly- tied Wyatt lo the post providing he could got loose n Wyoming. The actual signing of a contract, will be a mere formaiUy when Wyntt arrives here. Good added. Wynlt ssld «t Laramle, Wyo., ast night that he would leave Inv nedintoly to take o\er his new assignment. In releasing the coach the Wj oinlng board called attention to the •high frequency with which :oaches, have broken conlracU with colleges. Four New Assistants Informed of this, Arkansas prcs dent John Tiler CnldtveU said We. fully appreclale the views « the Wyoming; trustees, but nn- urally.we are pleased that Wyatt nns been released and cnn be expected to arrive In Fayettevllle vlthfn a few dijs for dutj " / Wyatt' taking over hi* first assignment in the rough-tough South- thsn 30 lettermen from Arkansas' 1902 squad, which icon only two games while losing eight. . Conversion Task He will be confronted by the Uik of converting them from the split and-tlghf T /ormatlonj used by Douglas in his three season, at the helm to the single wing which Wyatt describes as a "Termesse* T.- In six seasons under Wyatt. WT- Ued n o B ne V ° n 39 8Sm " '«' » -< Lujaok SurprUed No sooner had the resignation of Wjntt been icccrtcd by the board "f trustees when minors tturtti Ing that Johnnj Lujick, all time Brent from Notie Dame was No I cindldnto for the vacated post of heart foothill coach .t night, tno Chicago Sun- rimes said the former Chicago Benrs star wa 1 ; the chief candidate for the Wyoming position. In imtlampolls Uijaclc «ald ther» was no foundation' for the report He said he had not discussed the position v,ith Wyoming officials and said Ihe report came u a ttrrifla , For that original Bourbon taste..... enjoy the one and only JAMES E.PEPPFI / the original Kentucky Bourbon 1 s ,/' , Born ivith the Republic-,,. First Bourbon, in Kentucky (1780)... 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