The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on December 16, 1946 · Page 17
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The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California · Page 17

Bakersfield, California
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Monday, December 16, 1946
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riple Main "Event Stadium Tonighraj 8i A. spectacular firtic show, topped by three* piain events will be presented tonight at Strelich Stadium starting at 8:30 o'clock. * ^Headlining-' the three feature attractions jvfll be .the return' ol Jerry Ah Chin,*'Long Beach Chinese-Hawaiian fighter, one of the most col- ouul boxers to appear in the'local ring. Ah Chin was "here several weeks ago -when, he outpointed Jimmie Smith. His style of boxing and his physical stature, both resembling- tne noted Tony. Galento, thrilled the capacity crowd, - IMeetS Rotlriquez Tonight" he is scheduled to m?et Chon Rodriguez in a four rounder. Rodriguez is a- hard puncher and a capable., opponent 'for the much in oemand- Ah Chin. Richard Jones, spectacular jUO- pound boxer, whose home is in Los Angeles, but uses Bakersfield as hi? home ring, returns to action in the second main event when he takes on Eddie Perez." This could turn into the best fight of the night with Perez going into the bout off a draw decision with Eito Barajas here several weeks ago. Sniith-Nolen' Fight Jones is a-hard and sharp puncher and will be seeking a knockout over his adversary. .The third feature attraction finds Ezell NolPn slated to climb into the ring against Battling Joe Smith. Both light heavyweights are stiff punch throwers and a knockout is •within the t-ealm of possibility. Paul, itunoz, efficient Bakersfield bantamweight, who is one of the best in southern California at his weight, moves against Bob 1-Tindig Jn the four round temi-windup. Munoz fought a slam-bang draw at the local fistic emporium a week ago. Joe Orosco, local 118-pounder who winds up a knockout victor moie otten than not, is slated to appear in the .special attraction of the nine- bout card, when he takes on Manny Cruz. THRILLING CARTOONIST AMERICA'S MOST WEB PIPES , Fashioned by unxmtm Ost SOABQW PIPE Co. INC., CHICAGO u, ILL HIGH JUMPERS—In'high dance after ball are Brv Einstone (8), Ciry College, Xew York, and Lou Rocheleau (18). Montana. C. C. N. ST.'s Beavers trounced the Montana Grizzlies, 78 to 61, at Madison. Square Garden. Basketball Teams Return to Courts Indusatrial and Church League basketball teams move into their second and thud week of competition, respectively, tonight, on the Bakersfield and East Bakersfield High School gymnasium courts. Industrial League teams will play tonight, Tuesday and Thursday evenings at Bakersfield High, while Wednesday night's conte.sts and Church loop games Monday, Tuesday and Thursday will be played on East High's floor. Games at Bakprsfield will start at 8:43 and 10_ o'clock while those at East Bakersfield High School will start at 7:15 and R:30 p.m. Tonight^ at Bakersfield High School, Snider's Cyclery will meet J. C. Penney's in. the first tilt while La Cresla faces Vincent's Cyclery in the second game. At East High, Presbyterian and First Baptist will clash in the-fit-it contests, with Full Gospel and First Christian plajiug the second game. This week's schedule: Cburrb League Monday, 7:13, \ersus Fir"t Bautisl: 8 30. Full Gwpei veit,us First Christian. Tuesday, 7:15, Mexican Mission versus Mountmp View Methodist, 8-10. JS'azarena versus Conciesational. Thuis- day, 7,15, First Methodist -\er.su5 Thirst Baptist; i-30. Latter-Day Saints versus Trinity Methodist. Industrial League Monday. Snidei'b Cyclery veisus J. C. Penney; La Cresta \eiv>iu Vincent's Cj- clcry. Tuesday, Independents versus Katies. Starr & Ransom versus Bell Club. Wednesday! grader's Cyclery versus Vincent's. Cstlery; La Cresta vertus J. C. Penney. Thuisday. Starr & Ransom -\ei- sus Independents; Eagles versus Bell Club. Porterville Hands Kern River Defeat Twenty-one golfers, representing Kern Country Club, traveled to Porterville on Sunday to play the first of a home and home team match, arranged for late in the week by "Doc" Chaffin. | The local tee artists suffered a one-point defeat in the two low ball competition, 13 J ,4 to 14M;. The two teams will meet again-on the local course sometime atter the first of the year. Blades,Wasco Top in East High Qttense Beat While Tigersi Are Defense Champs WASCO,, Bee. "16.—East .Bakersfield and Wasco High School basketball teams -divided honors .Tiere Saturday night in the first annual cage carnival held, in the school gymnasium. , " A large crowd witnessed the nearly three-hour show as live high schools played through 20 quarters of basketball, each school playing all other schools. After a slow start, in which they tallied only two points apainst Wasco, the Blades got hot In their third period against tfieir rivals the Drillers and went! on to win the offensive title with a composite total o£ 31 points. Trophy at Home Wasco was second in the offensive race with 26 points, one poinf ahead of Bakersfield with 25. Next -were Shatter with 19 and Taft with 13 -points, ATasco's Tigers proved themselves the defensive quintet of the carnival, "holding their opponents to a mere 12 points. Second, was East High with 35, Shatter, 23. Bakersfield, 23, and Taft, 26. ... East High, . which ironically left the offensive trophy sitting in -its gymnasium, gained possession of the award, while Wasco was awarded the other momento of the affair. Slow Start East High had a hard time hitting the basket during the first quartet* against Wasco and the Blade floor play was miserable, but they got started in time to defeat Shatter, a to 3, and roll over Bakersfield,. 10 to 6 and Taft, 14 to 1. The Drillers started hot in beating Taft, S to 5, edging but Wasco, 7 to 6, but fell apart when beaten by the Blades and lost, 4 to 7 to Shatter. Wasco's ironmen, played steady ball throughout the entire affair. Their tight defense "blanking Taft 8 to 0, and holding Shatter to three' points while winning 7 to 3. Taft played steady ball in losing to the Drillers and beating Shatter, 7 to 6, but when Bob Bogle went out on fouls the team became unnerved and scored only one point against Ea<;t High and none against Wasco? Shatter, after, losing to Wasco, East Bakersfield and Taft, rose to great heights in beating the -up- heaveied Drillers, 7 to 4. Marks Are Set Marks made during the carnival included the following: East High scored 10 or more points twice. Gibbons was the top individual, scorer with 13 points. Wasco made tho least number of fouls, six. Taft made the most number of fouls, 19._ The Blades had the largest margin of victor}', 13 points over Taft, Outstanding perfoimances were turned in b"y Wayne Stephens, East High; Bennie McCloud, Wasco; Sy CSilmore, Wasco; Gibbons, Drillers; Bogle, Taft, and Don Long, Shatter. ^ Team— _ Won Lost East Bahei st leld 3 1 Wasco .„ , .... _„. i ... 3 1 Biikcistleld 2 2 Taft _ .. 1 3 ShfffTee . „ . ...... .1 3 ~~ _ Bakersfield Cagers Defeat McFaf land 5s Bakersfield .High School Sandab, Sandab, 'Rescues and C teams scored a, triple victory over" McFarland in basketball Saturday'_ night at the'local high school gymnasium. Coach Ray Scott's .lightweights squeezed out a 35 to-. 32 wm over McFarland's Varsity after the lead had changed continuously through- oat the contest.'J. D* Sarver of the Sandabs and Forward Sioore of the losers each scored nine points. The Sandab'Reserves, handed the HcFarland Bs a 26 to 18 defeat, coining back- in the'-second-half to reverse a 10 to S score at halftimel Dick Carpenter was-"high' man'with 12 points for the winners and'Jack Lowery with"? for the losers. The. Bits trounced the McFarland Cs, 43 to 17 as Glenn Rogers used 20 men. ' ~ ' Alhambra Moors Ellsworth Vines May gafeergftelb Cah'forman Monday, December 16,1946 WinCLf.Football LOS AXGELES, Dec. 16. C50—The Alhambra Moors today laid claim to undisputed grid championship of the California Interscholastic Federation Southern Division. A^powerful Moors salvalged a 7-6 victory Saturday over the Loyola High Cubs in the' hard-fought' sectional finale at Memorial Coliseum. The winning margin was supplied on a'faked pfacekick on the conversion try, which saw" Guard-Fullback Les Coniglio scamper around end for the extra point. Loyola, sparked by hard-hitting Al Pollard, marched SO yarSs for their tally in the second period. Pollard caught two passes to set up .the score, which he made from seven yardp out. His. con version attempt was Vide. A crowd of 23,583 saw the prep 1 battle. Become BestWer Don Freeland Captures Main Event \ -• - T*. I . Hot Rod Race at local Speed Bowl CHICAGO, Dec. 18. UP>— Knick- ei-eo. Gene Sarazen, one of golf's old j guard, was in Chicago long enough yesterday to make these observations: 1. The Ryder cup series with Eng- • * >a - n Tracey, driving No. 91 hot land (which resume in the U. S. A.' rod in t!ie third six-lap event, gave r next -year* after a "wartime lapse) j BakersCield Speed Bowl fans a thrill shquld be played in a large city in jand a scare Sunday when he hit and ^J™*-ff r i!i^?ll- S "^l ei l n _ ot ™! climbed o\er the guard rail in from turned upside down way football is drawing- now vu-i l was P«"«d beneath hi? car be- can't , complete with it as a show." 2. Ellsworth Vines will be the National Open Champion inside three years "if he can get some control with his woods." i 3. The golfers of today will be lucky to stand up under the tournament grind for 10 years. "Jn our gate j tween the rail^and the stands. AVhen the car was lighted and his safety belt loosened, Tracey got out of his car unassisted. Bruised and slightly dazed, he was otherwise unhurt. If Tracey had travelled another 75 feet he would have got the checkered flag for third place Don Free-laud in No. 10 won the time the year's fult-tournament cir- j SO-lapper with Butch Ruttman sec- cuit didn't mean more than JO meets i ond and Lou Figaro third. Time a season. Now they work 40." ' 30:40 4. The semi-main 13-lap event was won by Ken Stanberry with Colby Scroggins second and Jim Rathman taking third. Time 4:50.S4. Lou Figaro made the fastest speed in the -time trials .with 17.72 with Stan Kross next with 17.73. In the Tanner trophy dash Figaro took the event in 54:54.56 to cross-the line in front.of. Krpss. Jliss Gloria Elder of Ba'kersfield presented the trophy to the winner. " Winners of the six-lap'qualifying events included Ken Stansberry in 1:59.58 and .Tack Fitzell second: Roy Prosser in 1:56 51 with Colby Scroggins second; Don Freeland in j 1 50.53 with Moe Dawson second, and [ Jay "Flying Tiger" Frank in 1.00.22 w ith I on Figaro second. * • rl ? ARROWHEAD SPRING WATER -PHONE 2^6391 YES, those extra Gift Bottles are here ERS First Among Fine Gifts Now. . .while JWMMOW-—- you can... your Holiday lists...for Giving and Entertaining ° At its pre-war best Blended Whiskey 86 proof. 70%" grain aentral spirits. Three Feathers Distributors, Inc., New York G if is for . "HIM" Looks like it's going ,to be , this * »* CHRISTMAS Trust Sis, with typical pigtail perspicacity, to hit the gift nail on the head! And trust Mother, wise in the ways of her family to follow the lead! 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