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TORT MYERS (FU.) NEWS-PRESS, Thursday, Feb. 18, 1951 Gatorland Grist By WENDELL HOUGH JR. GAINESVILLE The selection of Art Wright as the most valuable lenior football player may surprise many persons, but recognition of this nature has been long overdue for the stocky, Florida guard. For three years, the writer insisted that Wright was the most underrated man on the Florida squad. The vote of Wright's teammates was a belated but rewarding honor for the now Army-man. In football reviews Wright's name was always subordinated to that of guard Joe D'Agostino, a spectacular-type of player. But it seemed that when the going was tough the former Lakeland High star was the more consistent of the two, and certainly more conditioned for 60 minutes than any member of the squad. As far as we can remember, Wright never was slow rising from a pile-up at the line of scrimmage. His 5 ft. 8 in., 200-pound frame was rugged and tough. The writer has to chuckle when he replays a baseball game between Lakeland High and Fort Myers back in 1948. Wright, then only 165-pounds, was catching Harry Coe, dreadnaught hurler. Richard Yanke, former Greenie and an excellent high school player, was on third. A ball was hit to the infield, and Yanke, big and fast, headed home at full speed. Wright completely covered home plate with his stocky frame and received the throw at home. A terrific clash at the plate could be heard all over Terry Park. Result: Yanke never reached the plate; or, if he did, he bounced back toward third base. You would have to have seen the play to have believed that this seemingly small catcher didn't budge under the impact of the larger Yanke. From that time on we remembered Art Wright. Wright, in a word, was a good football player. He is deserving of the recognition his colleagues gave him at the grid banquet here last week. Coach Dave Fuller had over 70 candidates answer his call for the first week of baseball practice. Working out in two shifts, the Gator prospects have much conditioning to do before the season gets underway with an exhibition game here March 8 with the Parris Island Marines. Missing from the Florida lineup this year will be pitcher Harry Coe, who signed professional contract in favor of finishing his eligibility this season, infielders Bobby Barnes and Virgil Martin, and outfielder Jim Brown. Martin was the only graduate. Returning lettermen include infielders Lou Pesce, Jim Hirsch, Bar ry Horenbein, Wimpy Lagano, and outfielders Doug Dickey, Tommy Haddock, Rudy Simpson and Wayne Clark. Simpson and Clark are also pitchers. Florida will probably be weakest in the pitching department. Dick Massey, Charlie Manning, Nevy Anderson, Jack Bailey and Terry Acree are expected to receive some help from freshman Wes Larson, Burt Touchberry, Dickie Brownell and Don Sizemore. The greatest setback Florida decision not to return. Rated as pitched auperbly for the Gators losing seven. Since the weather is still sporadically cold here in Gatorland, the Florida diamondmen will spend the next two weeks loosening up. The regular 22-game schedule will get underway March 15, less than a month away. Oator Shorts Yes, Kentucky was "great". Rupp sent in a replacement with two and one half minutes remaining, obviously to tell the team to do everything possible to score 100 points. A full-court press followed as the 'Cats played as if the score was extremely close. Florida fans went away happy because Rupp didn't have his way (Kentucky scored 97 points), Rupp had previously told Mauer that he didn't want to come to the Florida Gym because it doesn't have a three digit scoreboard. Yankees, Reynolds Almost to Terms NEW YORK, Feb. 17 A matter of something like $2,500 is keeping big Allie Reynolds from signing his 1954 New York Yankee baseball contract. The Oklahoma righthander conferred for more than two hours with assistant General Manager Roy Harney in the Yankees' fifth avenue offices today, with no tangible results. "We're not too far apart," Reynolds said afterwards, as Harney nodded agreement. The veteran pitcher is reported asking $40,000 while being offered no more than the $37,500 he supposedly received last year. "It's reached the point where we have to take the matter up with George Weiss," Harney said, "And we haven't been able to reach Weisg today." The Yankees' general manager is at the Yankees' St. Petersburg training camp. Another salary conference is scheduled at 10 a.m. (EST) tomorrow and Reynolds said he hoped to get the business over with and head for home. "This Is my wife's birthday," he added, "I should have been home today. I hope to get out at noon tomorrow. He's going to Oklahoma City to clean up some of his oil business affairs before reporting back to the Florida camp. The Big Chief declined to discuss salary figures but hinted he was asking a raise when he pointedly asked a press group: "If you were in my shoes, do you think you'd be asking for more money?" He got a favorable chorus of "Yes." Reynolds pitched mostly in relief last year, compiling a 13-7 record. He relieved in 27 games in which the Yankees scored victories. Asked about whether he would prefer a starting role to that of reliever, Allie said: "It makeg no difference to me. I would prefer to be designated as one or the other. 'Trying both is pretty tough." Harry Pidhirny of Syracuse tied an American Hockey League record by scoring six goals in one game. Ready Mixed Concrete Prompt Delivery SILCOX Concrete Products 500 Evans Ph. 4-0901 suffered since last season was Coe's one of the best in the SEC, Cos last year when they won 13 whils Basketball Scores CITY LEAGUE Palms 52, Gene's Amoco 37 COLLEGE Army 76, Lehigh 65 Navy 83, Gettysburg 70 Princeton 61, Penn 59 Georgia 69, Gs. Tech 61 Cam. Tech 64, Wash & Jeff 51 Holy Cross 89, St. Michael's 67 Kansas 85, Kansas State 74 Brandeis 76, Springfield 66 Columbia 70, Brown 60 N.C. State 96, VPI 54 Duquesne 93, Geneva 59 Canisius 81, Syracuse 70 Presbyterian 103, Newberry 69 St. Francis 71, CCNY 51 La Salle 61, Fordham 56 Notre Dame 81, Butler 56 TCU 73, SMU 65 Dayton 91, Cincinnati 67 Villanova 79, St. Bonaventure 64 Union (Ky) 74, Carson New. 70 Louisville 91, Ky Wesley an 76 Dartmouth 78, Harvard 60 Colgate 89, Clarkson 51 Greenies to Meet KMI at Venice The Fort Myers Green Wave will attempt a comeback tonight on the Kentucky Military Institute basketball floor at Venice tonight after a disastrous trip to Braden- ton Tuesday night. The Greenie B team will meet the Cadet B team in a preliminary tilt. The Greenies surprised KMI 49 46 on the Fort Myers floor during the first meeting of the two teams. The Cadets will definitely be up for this game the Greenies, after an 80-39 pasting by Manatee, will have to show vast improvement to win. Coach trv ibach announced a shift in the Greenie lineup to get more life and rebounding into the team. Billy Kelly has been shifted from forward to the center slot with Bobby McCollough moving into the starting forward position. Kelly, although not tall, has good spring and can be of great help under the boards. Starting at forward with McCollough will be Chick Hall, a scrappy senior who had a bad night at Manatee. Hall has shown tremendous improvement this year, especially on rebounding. The Greenies guard positions will be manned by the hustling pair of Eddie Reed and Johnny Gilliam, a small but scrappy and high scor ing pair who work beautifully together. FUR COAT STOLEN Thieves got a $600 Russian sable fur coat yesterday from a car owned by Braden-Sptphin Farms and a bike from James Richardson, 325 Price St. Outboard Motors Complete Repair by Shanahan Davies Cycle Center 2312 Citrus - Dial 5-1138 Palms Wink Will Play Belk's for Title First. Second Half Winners Meet in Two Out of Three Series Palms took an early lead and coasted to a 52-37 win over Gene's Amoco Service in a City Basketball League finale at the local gym last night. It was the last regular season game and only the playoffs between Belk's and Wink regain. The best two out of three series will probably start next week. Palms took a 12-4 lead at the end of the first period and stretched the margin to 26-14 at the half-time. The two teams battled on even terms in the third period as each scored seven points but then Palms broke loose for 19 points in the final stanza to 16 for Gene's who hit a hot streak of shooting at the close of the ball game. The game was a fast but cleanly played affair with Referee "Lefty" Barker calling but 10 fouls throughout the entire contest. Buddy Roth and Len Harsh were on the front end of a fast breaking attack for Palms and worked the ball well under the basket. Tommy Raber and Bill Sheppard o'ayed a fine rebounding game with Raber dominating the defensive boards and Sheppard the offensive. Wayne "Booger" Boyette played an aggressive floor game for the winners. Roth took scoring honors with 19 points, Harsh adding 14 and Sheppard 11. Louis Nester was the standout for Gene's both in play on the floor and in the scoring column. The chunky forward tossed in 14 points and rebounded well under the boards. Center Erie "Shanks' Lev-ens tossed in 10 points, including six in a late fourth period splurge and also did some fine rebounding for the losers. Richard Noble contributed nine points to the Gene's Amoco total. Wink, winner of the first half. will meet Belk's, winner of the sec ond half, in the best two of three series next week. Wink has played in a leisurely manner the second half but is expected to open up with an all out attack in the playoff series. Belk's will have the ad vantage of youth, Wink the ad- Palms G F P T Harsh, f 7 0 1 14 Roth, f 1 0 19 Sheppard, e 4 3 1 11 Raber, g 2 2 0 9 Boyette, g 1 0 2 2 Totals . 23 6 4 52 Gene's G F P T Nester, f 6 2 1 14 Edwards, f 0 0 2 0 Levens, e ............ 5 0 0 10 Tanner, g 2 0 2 4 Noble, g 4 11 9 Totals ,....,.17 3 6 37 Palms ........ 12 Gene's 4 14 10 7 7 1952 1637 tree Throws Missed P.imo. Harsh 2, Roth 2, Sheppard. Gene's: Nester, Edwards 2, Levens 2, Noble. Official: C. R. Barker. Bonita Springs Tops Press Carriers 36-24 Bonita Springs Junior High defeated the News - Press Carriers of the Youth Center Basketball League last night by a score o 36-24. Mallory of Bonita Springs tossed in 18 points to walk away with scoring honors for the night. Floyd added nine points, Hogue six and Busbee three to complete the visitors' scoring. Paul Springer and Bobby Meredith each tossed in eight points for the News-Press quintet with inn Peoples and Wayne Nipper eacn aaaing four points. In Tuesday night, regular league games, the Globetrotters swamped tne deities 41-24 and Satchell heat Buck and Gene's 38-28. Vic Smith, Jerry Whitehead and Troy rigou pacea tne Trotters with 12, 10 and 11 points respectively. Gary omim aoaea six points and Lynn Gerald two to complete the scoring. Chad Ellett had 12 points for the Celtics, Randy Rankin. addine four and Charles Edwards and R. Bow- den three each and Frankie Pome roy two. Bobby Lilly tickled the nets for 14 points to pace Satchell's to the 38-28 win. Gary Gibbs added 11 points, Richard Gordon seven. Jim Lilly four and B. Whitehead two. C. Schafer tossed in 10 points for Buck and Gene's, Bibby Blasinirem adding eight, Carson Ray six and Park Pigott and Larry Martin two each. Father, Son Score fn Golf Tournament (Special to 4h w-Pms) PUNTA GORDA. Feb. 17 The Men's Play Golf Tournament played over the Charlotte Harbor Hotel links here today was won hv father and son. Thirty golfers took part in the event. Tyler Riggin, Port Huron. Mich. won low gross with a 76 and his father, Fred L. Riggin was a close second with 77. Low net was tied between Douglas Hill of Cincin nati, O. and D. L. Moore of Essex Fells, N. J. Second low net was a three way tie between Tom Hayes, Marblehead, Mass., John Tucker, Wheeling, W. Va. and Glenn Harrison, Attica, Indiana. Tops " V FLYING BLOCK This is supposed to be a football tactic, but it happened when Michigan State's Julius McCoy, foreground, and Joe Bertrand of Notre Dame collided in a basketball game won by the Irish, 74-71. Manatee Hurricanes Swamp Greenies 80-38 (Special to the n-Prpim) BRADENTON, Feb. 17 The Manatee Hurricanes completely swamped the Fort Myers Green Wave in a South Florida Conference basketball game at the Manatee gym last night, winning by an overwhelming 80-38 score. In a preliminary, the Gales blew over the Wavettes by a 50-21 score. The Greenies started out to make a game of it, taking a 7-4 lead ear ly in the first period, but the 'Canes came back strong with Bill Anderson leading the way and took the lead at 14-9 at the end of the period. In the second period, Anderson, a 6-3 pivot man, tore things apart as he tossed in 15 points and the Hurricanes outscored the Greenies 26-9. , It was all Manatee in the second L half as the 'Canes were on the long end of 17-6 and 23-14 scoring margins in the last two quarters. Anderson was the big scoring gun of the game for Manatee with 23 points. David Robinson, Bob Anderson and Ken Leer tied for runner up honors to Anderson with 13 points. Little Eddie Reed played consistent ball for the Green Wave and took scoring honors with 15 points. Guard Johnny Gilliam tossed in nine points for the runner up honors. The Greenie rebounding was inferior under both boards and play was the most ragged since early in the season. Coach Erv Ibach Fishing Southwest Florida Waters Pompano Hitting at Naples Pier By RUFE DAUGHTREY That was some special edition, wasn't it? Bet anybody up Naw'th who gets a copy and reads it and looks at the pictures will be coming this way next season. . Would wager that a lot of peo ple already here came after read ing News-Press special editions of previous years. The News-Press has published annual mail-away editions for 20 years that we know of. Only trouble with yesterday's edition was that this column was - limited on space and some fishing news had to be left out. One such story was about how Dr. V. Wallace took the lead in the pompano division of the Naples pier fishing contest with a 3'4 pounder. Close behind him was E C Ware of Kentucky with a 2 pound pompano. Big Sheephead are also being caught off the Naples pier. Jane Monroe of Ashtabula, O., caught a six-pound, three-ounce sheep; Dr. J. V. Mel of Oshkosh, Wis., got one weighing EM pounds and Mrs. James Mendenhall of Newark, 0,, caught a i -pounder. FRANK'S FISH CAMP Trout, mackerel, blues and sheephead are hitting at Bookelia. Fishing out of Frank's Fish Camp, Raymond Markey, Jerry Richey and J. Miller of York, Pa., caught 89 large sheephead on shrimp: Fred Valkier and H. Koning of Grand Rapids, Mich., caught 41 large sheephead and snapper; Mr. and Mrs. Leo Bischoff from Michigan got 15 nice mackerel, eight blues and 15 trout. PALATKA BASS TOURNEY Attention fresh water fans: The fourth annual Putnam County bass fishing tourney opened Feb. 15 and extends through July 4. Sponsored by the Palatka and Crescent Jay- cees, trophies are awarded each week for the largest bass. Entries must weigh more than six pounds. Trips must originate in Putnam County. SNUG HARBOR Mackerel, trout, sheephead, snap per and a big drum were among Genes promised plenty of work and a possible lineup shift before the game with KMI Thursday night in Ve nice. The Wavettes also were in ragged form as the Gales completely dominated the play in the preliminary game. Barbara Home took scoring honors for the Wavettes with 11 points. Fort Myers Hall, F Kelly, F McCollough, Fike, C Weeks, C Palmer, C G F P T 1 1 2 0 0 0 6 2 0 0 Reed, G , Gilliam, G Wanicka, G Peed, G Totals 12 14 24 38 Manatee Robinson, F Berry, F Williams, F Bill Anderson, Bob Anderson, Piatt, G Rinehart, G Kolb, G Leer, G G F P T Totals Fort Myers Manatee Free Throws Available. 28 24 15 80 9 9 6 1438 14 26 17 2380 Missed Not the catches yesterday at Snug Har bor at Fort Myers Beach. Fishing aboard the Prowler with Curley Godwin as guide, Mr. and Mrs, H. K. VanArsdel and Miss Pauline Hughes of Little Rock, Ark., brought in 17 mackerel, a five pound trout and 20 sheephead and snapper. A 35-minute battle to land a 35-pound drum on a casting rod with 12-pound test line in Big Carlos Pass was the accomplish ment of Elmer E. Balk. - ION A COVE A whopping catch at Captiva was brought in by three anglers fish ing out of Iona Cove. Their string included 64 snapper and 11 sheephead, seven triggerfish, two mackerel, four whiting and 18 grouper. The fishermen were Bud Silverman of DeKalb, 111., and Jack Harris and son of Peoria, 111. They fished from the cruiser Miss DeKalb. S. T. Bishop, Len Porter and Ted Harten of Fort Myers and John F. Noble and Chet Riebeth of Minneapolis caught eight big mackerel fishing out of the Cove aboard the cruiser Helen H. Among other Cove catches, Lester Fawcett of Iowa caught 14 trout and one mackerel using plugs and live bait; Harold Povin and H. E. Osmun aboard the cruiser Ozzie got eight mackerel trolling; Merrill Brown of Muncie, Ind., and Herb Bickell caught four trout. EVERGLADES Just to show how easy it is to catch a lot of big game fish, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Schlimmer of Ann Arbor, Mich., paused along the Tamiami Trail near Everglades yesterday and caught 23 snook, four of them weighing 15 pounds, casting with flies. And Ralph Barton of Indiana scooped up some fiddler crabs off the beach, baited his hook and caught 40 sheephead and snapper. Trolling with an outboard, G. C. Callard of Lansing, Mich., snared snapper, sheephead, reds and two snook. Another outboarder, Glenn Wilson of Rochester, Pa, caught several snook and saw plenty of tarpon but got no strikes. Fishing from the Small Boat Dock, Taylor Eyowell of Miami, with Capt. Jim Addison as guide, in City Loop Cage Tourney Starts Tonight Triple Header Opens Annual Everglades Conference Meet The Everglades Conference Basketball Tournament (both boys and girls) will get underway tonight at the Fort Myers Junior Senior High School gymnasium with a triple header on tap, the first game starting at 6 p.m. Tonight's schedule calls for the Alva girls to meet the Everglades 4 girls at 6 p.m. The Alva boys will tangle with the Everglades boys at 7:30 p.m. and the Fort Myers Jayvees will meet the Boca Grande Tarpons at 9 p.m. Fans watching the first game tonight will get to see the top scoring artist of the area in action in the person of big Shirley Lit tle of Alva. The Alva girls star has tallied over 50 points a game in three of her last four games. A tall and husky forward, Little shoots with either ha"nd and with either a hook or an overhead shot. In the second game, Coach Tom Limbaugh will start his scoring ace, Hugh English, in the pivot slot At the forwards will be Eddie Jack Edwards and Jimmy Conway, and at the guard Tommy Dodd and Virgil Williams. Coach Mac Rutherford of Everglades will put his scoring star, Jackie Thompson, against English in the pivot slot. At the forwards will be" hustling O. B. Osceola and Jimmy Muir. Theo Smallwood and Larry Tomlinson will drow the guard assignments.. In the third game, Coach Bob Collins will use Robin Dean at center for the Jayvees with Carl Alvarez and high scoring C. H. Roberts at the forwards. Wrayne Wiles and Sheldon Hunter will hold down the guard positions. Nelson Wallace, Jarrett Thompson and Allan Wheeler will see considerable action. Coach Tom Granger of Boca Grande will use Jackson Bass at center with Skipper Harrison and Dick Darna at forwards. Billy Langford and Cappy Joiner will be at the guards. Four games are on tap Fri day, two in the afternoon and two more at night. In afternoon tilts, the LaBelle Cowgirls will meet the Boca Grande Tarponettes at 3:15 p.m. with Immokalee playing the winner of the Alva Ever glades boys game at 4:30. The Immokalee girls will play the winner of the Alva-Everglades girls game at 7:30 and the La-Belle Cowboys will meet the winner of the Boca Grande-Jayvees fray at 9 p.m. ITouVs Basketball EVERGLADES TOURNEY Alva vs. Everglades (Girls) 6 p.m. Alva vs. Everglades 7:30 p.m. Boca Grande vs. Jayvee 9 p.m. Fort Myers a tKMI caught trout, jacks, snapper, reds and ladyfish on spinning tackle. Rod and Gun Club anglers: Mr. and Mrs. Park Holland of New York with Capt. Robert Smallwood aboard the cruiser Hershel Ann landed 44 sheephead, four snapper, four snook, four des, one trout, one mackerel and one grouper; Mr. and Mrs. S. Steiner and Mr. and Mrs. B. Blum with Capt. Jim Thompson aboard the Sea Pall got eight reds, one snook, six trout and 60 sheephead and snapper; B. Block with Carlton Butler aboard the cruiser Elveta brought in 55 sheephead and snapper from Chat-tam Bend. SAN CARLOS MARINA Sixty-four mackerel were caught yesterday by A. L. Kats and Ed Schemper of Sheldon, la., with Capt. Buck Fernandez as guide aboard the cruiser Ballerina out of San Carlos Marina; Mr. and Mrs. Martin Blad and Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Rebol landed 14 mackerel from the cruiser Ver Mar out of San Carlos Marina. Other San Carlos Marina fishermen: Mr. and Mrs. Grover Simms, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Howe and Mr. and Mrs. Burt Silveus' of Warsaw, Ind, on the cruiser Simfonia brought in 15 mackerel; Mr. and Mrs. M. W. Tilley and Mrs. Jane Tilley Mohr of Cleveland, with Capt. Walter Bostick as guide aboard the cruiser Boby, caught 15 mackerel; K. Meloney and George Meloney of Connecticut, aboard the cruiser Jo-Ellen, landed 12 mackerel. BARREL FISH When is a barrel fish? Well, In this case it was when F. A. Clemen of Cincinnati saw a big drumfish and, trying to tell his friend Jack Craddock about it, couldn't re member the name. The drum he was talking about was tne im pounder reported above at Snug Harbor. "I think it was a barrel fish." demon told Craddock. ' "Never heard of it," said Jack. "Could it have been a drum- fish?" asked Mrs. Craddock. "That's it a drumfish," said Clemon. "Well, anyway, it looked us big as a barrel." Jayvees Tip Everglades 57-50 in Cage Thriller The Fort Myers Jayvees edged Everglades 51-50 in a hectic Ever-glades Conference basketball thriller at the Fort Myers gym Tues-day night. The Jayvees overcame a 42-36 three quarter deficit to win in the waning seconds of the game. In a preliminary game, the Jayvees' B team downed the Everglades B squad 37-30. Everglades bounced into a 15-10 lead at the end of the first period but the Jayvees fought back gamely to knot the count at 26-26 at the halftime intermission. At the start of the third period, 0. B. Osceola tossed in eight points as Everglades hit 10 points before Carl Alvarez dropped in a two pointer to break the ice for the Jovvees. Everglades took a 42-36 lead at the end of the third per iod with the Jayvees scoring four points in the last minute before the end of the stanza. The Jayvees whittled away at the lead during the early part of the final period and got to within one noint of Everglades. Ever glades led 48-45 with two minutes to go and Wayne Wiles dropped in a two pointer to narrow the margin to 48-47 and Nelson Wallace put the Jayvees into the lead with a driving one hander. Wallace fouled Jackie Thompson of Everglades moments later and the lanky center cdoly dropped in both charity tosses to give Everglades a 50-49 lead with 25 seconds to go. Wallace was fouled and connected on one of the two free throw attempts to again tie the score. Robin Dean missed a birdie right under the basket with about 10 seconds to go but was fouled after getting the rebound. With five seconds to go he made the first toss and missed the second. Theo Smallwood missed two free throws in the final seconds and a chance for a tie or victory lor Everglades. Thompson was the high scorer for Everglades with 21 points on Wichita Accepts Bid to Play h tm NEW YORK, Feb. 17 (Wichita University, second-place team in the Missouri Valley Conference and currently ranked 15th in the nation by the Associated Press pell of sports writers and broadcasters, today accepted an invitation to play in the National Invitation Basketball Tournament. .Wichita is the fifth team in the field for the tournament at Madison Square Garden, March 6-13. Those previously invited were Western Kentucky, Duquesne, Dayton and Louisville. s Seven more teams will be selected to complete the field. , Wichita's participation in the NIT depends upon the outcome of the Missouri Valley race. If the Wheatshockers should beat out Oklahoma A. and M. for the title, they would be required to enter the National Collegiate A. A. Tournamens instead. Currently Wichita has a 6-2 conference record and an overall season record of 22 victories and three losses. The Oklahoma Aggies are unbeaten in conference play. Wich-itas three losses were to the Aggies and St. Louis University in conference games and to independent Seattle University. The Wheatshockers have five games to play, including conference games against St. Louis, Houston and Oklahoma A. and M. No Favorites Picked For Texas. Open Golf SAN ANTONIO, Tex., Feb. 17 (JPi Jaunty Jimmie Demaret and balding Chandler Harper, a couple of veterans of the golf tour, lashed Brackenridge Park's loose 6,400 yards for nine-under-par '62's today as a bulky field tore things up in general in tuneup rounds for the Texas Open. Demaret, the links fashion plate from Kiamesha Lake, N. Y., had a course record-equalling 29 on the back nine. Harper, the Chatta nooga, Tenn., stylist, did 30-32 for the 18. These rounds, which Demaret said "ought to come tomorrow when they count," indicated that while the field is wide open as to favorites it will take a pretty bit of shooting to win. It's the first time in its 27 years that the tournament has no outstanding favorite. BOWLING Open Daily 3 to 12 PJM. ROYAL PALM BOWLING 2206 Monro TRUSSES CAMP SUPPORTS Zenith Hssring Aids RICHARDS PRESCRIPTIONS Dial 4-1171 S1Z3 Hearfry St Finale six field goals and nine f.ee throws. O. B. Osceola tossed in 12 points and played a fine floor game. Forward C. H. Roberts played a bang up game for the Jayvees, connecting for 17 points. Little Sheldon Hunter slipped 10 points through the hoops and was an aggrcsive player throughout the game. In the preliminary, Frankie De-Marco and "Wee Bill" Hendry toss, ed in 10 points each and shone on defense to lead the Jayvees' B team to a 37-30 win. DeMarco tossed in six points in a third quarter spurt which broke open the ball game. Other scorers for the local team were Collins Johnson five Buddy Kinzie five, Steve "Skeeter" Stuart two, Jim Hill two, Melvin Brinson two and Jerry Teston one. Bob Willis connected for nine points for the Everglades B team on some good shots from the side Henley added eight points and Cecil Oglesby seven, Ed Harvin three, Browning two and G. W. Oglesby one to complete the scor Jayvees Alvarez, F Wheeler, F Roberts, F Thompson, F Dean, C Wiles, G Wallace, G Hunter, G Totals Everglades Osceola, F Muir, F Thompson, C Smallwood, G Llttlefield, G Tomlinson, G G 1 0 8 1 0 2 1 3 T 5 17 10 16 19 18 51 G F P T 0 4 9 2 0 1 0 4 12 3 6 3 21 4 8 0 0 5 3 2 0 Garrett, G Totals 17 18 21 50 Jayvees 10 16 10 1561 Everglades 11 15 16 8-60 Technical Fouls Roberts, Mua Free Throws Missed Jayvees: Alvarez 5. Dean 2, Wiles 4, Wallace, Hunter 5. Everglades; Muir, Thompson 6, Smallwood 4, Tomlinson 2. Officials: Merlen and Davis. Three Stetson Hoop Stars Suspended DELAND, Fla., Feb. 18 (.TV-Coach Dick Morland today suspended three Stetson University basketball players including the team's two leading scorers for playing in an outside game without his knowledge. John Imgrund, Jim Yonge and Ted Cassidy played with an independent team at Kissimmee a week ago, Morland said, adding that he did not find out about it until Stetson prepared to take the floor against Florida ' Southern College at Lakeland last night. Moreland did not use the players in th game pending investigation. The Stetson . athletic committee is looking into the case. "Playing in outside games is common in most colleges, but to the best of my knowledge, this is the first time it has happened at Stetson since I have been here," tlje coach said. "We hope to establish a policy that would take care of all future case of this sort." 1 Imgrund scored 276 points this season and Yonge, 246. Cassidy was the tallest man on the squad at 6 feet 9. Stetson meets the University of Tampa in Tampa Friday night and closes the season against Rollins in Winter Park Tuesday night It has a 9-9 record. "Although the three were missed, the team played well in beat-ing Florida Southern 75-64, Morland said. "If necessary, we are prepared to finish the remain, der of the season without them." Hi "In (3B(lI!PniHilTO Firestone Stores 1409 Main St Dial 5-2551

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