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Thursday, April 9, 1959
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PAGE TEN Hie View From Here Caatia News Sport* Editcr GAYLON WARD, after playing five years of anti- Jonesboro basketball at Leaehville, has decided to throw in his six-feet-three-inches with that rival city. At Arkansas State College. Indian Head Coach JOHN RAUTH has signed him to a grant-in-aid scholarship, the first such cage deal completed by the school this year. . * * * DOY PANNELL, his high school boss, hates' to see him go. From Leachville, that is. Not to State. Pannell, who was named yesterday to this sum> mer's Arkansas high school all-star staff, has been at Leachville five years, just long enough for him to watch and help Ward grow from a potential threat in junior high to an accomplishment of all-state recognition in this, his senior season. Rauth considers the Leachville lad an "outstanding prospect. He has great potential as an outside player." SO GAYLON will be going to the same school that big brother NORMAN WARD attended upon , graduation. But Norman stayed just one year, did not letter and is now working for the telephone company ' Both Wards handled the pivot for Leachville in their time. Although Coach Pannell didn't get to work with or watch Norman as much, he thinks Gaylon was th« better of the pair. "But I believe," said the. coach, "that's because Gaylon had a better opportunity to play more and develop. * * * DEFENSE AND REBOUNDING are called Gaylon's top talents. He's got a shot also, and gets a sizeable share of tip-ins. «. Th ! !< ?? s of an arfist Iike War(J . coupled with the graduation of TOMMY KENNBTT, would jar most solid next year 3 ™ 611 ^ f6elS "™ SW ° Uld be P ret * ° an l e along s P letldidl y, and some of 'A "pnnett, an OUtCOUrt hotshot, "will h Ark f\ aS Tech where brother RONNIE phenom fashion. i»t on tossed C° ah Pan " e " a dandy pat on the back when he said: "Gaylon has a good backgrounder college basketball. His high school coach, Doy PanneU, is an excellent developer of play ers and teaches sound fundamentals " Y ft r,in» a» nee superintenden HEFNER prind P al to tem own day (and night) borers of its Art Waif Feels Letdown GREENSBORO N C (AP) were marked men' today "as the Tournament got under way Wall entered on the crest of victories in his last two starts-the Azalea Open at Wilmington, N.C and the Masters at Augusta, C,a. Snead has won here six times since taking the first Greensboro tournament in 1938. In the last 10 years he has finished lower than third only once. Wall confessed to feeling a let- .down after his tremendous Mas- « Wall and Sam Snead TO Greensboro Open Golf lers finish last Sunday when he b.rd,ed five of the last six holes Taylor Bros. Gravel Co. Rector, Arkansas Plenty of Washed Sand and Gravel Phone J«M, R«ctor, Ark. «r 7SJ CaruthcrsrUIe, Mo. Attention Students Ton nuj Jola the Nation*! Guard and earn extra rnone? whU« foimilns jour military ob- llrttlOB. Upon graduation (ran Hjrt School, j-ou will be reoulr- ..'° ***' only 6 months ot »ttlf» duty, then ron can ro rvkt *n lato colic*?. ,_?''"""' X°n «o not have »o ttte the < months actlre duty to Guri Armory n. m s*. to win. "Quality Service Courteously Rendered" — Fine Automobiles — McWatcrs Motor Co. Broadway-Walnut pj, 3-455; LITTLEJOHN OUTLET SHOE STOKE Stccle. Missouri Nationally Advertised Brands at Low Cost to You Seat Covers Floor Mats Door Panels Covered Head Linings Arm Rests Covered Convertible Tops Truck Scats Rebuilt-Recovered Farm Eq. Seats Rebuilt-Recovered GILBERT'S Auto Upholstery No. 1st Ph. 3-674Z •—^ _ Here (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THUHSDAT, APRIL 9, 1939 By ED W1LKS Associated Press Sporis Writer This is the day major league baseball starts bust- in' out all over. The traditional openers, both threatened by rain were to get the pennant races moving a day early in Washington and Cincinnati this afternoon. In the American League the Washington Senators and Baltimore Orioles were paired in the nation's capital with Vice President Richard M. Nixon in the middle. The Veep was to loss out the first ball as stand-in for Presi. dent Eisenhower, who is vacationing with the GOP — Grand Old Putter. The expected scramble for the National League flag was to get under way with Pittsburgh's long prostrate Pirates, still 'burning 'rom last year's pennant fever, going against the darkhorse Reds. The good-pitch, no-sock Orioles, sixth last year in the.AL, went intb he new season with the best ex- libilion record of any major eague club. They capped that spring success C17-8) with a 3-0 decision over Philadelphia at Bal- 'imore Wednesday. Rookie Jack 'isher knocked off the Phils with three-hitter. * * * BOSTON'S Red Sox, who open at Vew York against the world cham- )ion Yankees Friday were second lest in the spring standings, fia- shing with a 15-11 record when Vednesday night's exhibition with he Chicago Cubs . (12-14) was ained out at Houston. The , Los Angeles Dodgers, the lub that was too good to finish eventh last year but did, led Na- ional League entries in the exhi- itions with a 13-10 mark, al- wugh they dropped a 123 deci- ion Wednesday to the Milwaukee Iraves at Jacksonville. Fla. In other exhibition finales Wed- esday, Cincinnati's southpaw ookie, Jim O'Toole, beat the hicago White Sox 3-1 with a vo-hitter at Indianapolis; & five- an pitching act by the San Fransco Giants blanked Cleveland 0 on three hits at Omaha; the a n k e e s clubbed their Inter- itional League farmhands at ichmond 10-2, and the Kansas ty A's beat Dallas o£ the Ameran Assn. 6-5. » * V THE PHTLS, 11-14 for the exhi- tion schedule, managed just iree singles off Fisher, a 20;ar-old right-hander, who wal- ped a two-run triple. Milwaukee, favored to have a »rd World Series-dale with the ankees, chased Sandy Koufax ith a six-run first inning against e Dodgers. O'Toole nailed a starting job ith the Reds (13-15) after giving p a first-inning home run to Jim Loes Is Given Back to the Orioles So Is Rain) POLE POSITIONS Landis. Dick Donovan was loser for .the White Sox (13-10), after blanking the Reds for five frames. Jack Sanford, Al '^orthington, Paul Giel, Joe Shipley and Don Zanni got together for the : whitewash job on the Indians -(12-17) ivfth Worthington the winner for San Francisco (15-13). The Yankees (14-12), batted around in a four-run first am hreezed at Richmond. But Kansas City (12-13) needed an RBI double by Whitey Herzog in the ninth to 'get past Dallas. BALTIMORE (AP)—Billy Loes again is an Oriole and facing Bal- timore baseball brass is the problem of what to do with the unpredictable, pitcher. "If the guy can pitch, and he certainly looked like he could when he left us, we might as well use him in relief and see how much help we can get out of him," Mid Manager Paul Richards. "After ihit I doubt If we could fcade Urn anyvaf. wtu> woujd waat him?" The Orioles announced Wednesday (hey had voided the trade that sent Loes to the Washington Senators for pitcher Vito Valen- tinetti last week. Loes reported to the Senators complaining of a sore arm. It was later diagnosed by Dr. George A. Resta, Washington team physician, as "an incomplete rupture of the right shoulder muscle." Oriole General Manager Lee MacPhail said it was decided to tancel the deal voluntarily. Ted Head. Cripples NEW YOR K(AP) - Ted Williams has a pain in the neck; Red Schoendiensl is recovering from tuberculosis; Clint Courtney has a hairline fracture of the left ieg; Billy Klaus has a cracked rib and Curt Simmons is set to undergo an arm operation. . These and other highly publicized baseball 'names will be missing from the opening day lineups when fh« 16 major league clubs launch the 1959 season today and Friday. ROY MCMILLAN, recuperating from a shoulder dislocation; Mel Roach, still hobbling on a knee that underwent surgery; Gene Stephens, with a jammed right thumb; Bill Skowron, with a twisted back; Gene Baker, with a dam- muscle spasm in his side; George Witt, with an inflamed elbow; Frank Sullivan, with a pulled muscle; and Billy Loes, with a 2 Jr. Hogs To Co-Cap Cagers FAYETTEVILLE, Arlc. i» 'Clyde Bhoden of Hot Springs and Pat Foster of Emerson, two sophomores who sparked the University of Arkansas' so-so baskeiball season this year, have been tagged as the men to lead the Hogs in next year's Southwest Conference wars. Rhoden and Foster were elected yesterday by their teammates to be cocaptains on next year's team. It wilt be the first time in Kazorback history for two juniors (o captain a basketball" team, Rhoden was the team's top scorer this year with a 14.5 average in 24 games. Foster ranked third in scoring, . •; They were the first juniors to be elected since the days of Freddie Grim, who was tabbed for a co- captain's role along with senior Terry Day. PRO BASKETBALL j Wednesday Result No game Tonight Boston at Minneapolis — Boston eads best-of-7 series 3-0. FIGHT RESULTS By The Associated Press CHICAGO - Eddie Perkins, 38%, Chicago, outpointed Paulie Armstead, 135, Los Angeles, 10. sore arm, may a so be on the idelines opening day. Now Is Garden Time! We have: Fresh Seed and Home Grown Plants Byrum Hardware & Seed Store Free Parking In Rear 115 E. Main St. JUNIOR Wherever you see family fun... you're sure to see Champions This label identifies the Shoe of Champions \ULtL root. FAMILY SHOE STORE ;312 W. Main! IPhoiit 2-23421 SUPER STRONG NYLON BODY onfc ivgg«d rryfo. cord fir« on to Hand vp vxfcr )hoo»ondi o« P«»«l>">9 m3«. 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