The Delta Democrat-Times from Greenville, Mississippi on January 11, 1953 · Page 9
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The Delta Democrat-Times from Greenville, Mississippi · Page 9

Greenville, Mississippi
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Sunday, January 11, 1953
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Sunday, January 11, 1953. The Delta Democrat-TlmesGreenville.Mis*. Vagabond Kings Coming Here Feb. 12- Delta Golden GlovesCalled OH March Of Dimes Benefit Came Bill Spivey, Famed Star, PacesProLeagueTeam The famous Vagabond Kings the other lorward. Mike Maguln, basketball team from Detroit and Dearborn, Michigan, paced by AU-American Billy Spivey ·jiind his 31-point-per-game ave- i'age, will meet an All-Star team -^om the Greenville City League i*fit Hornets' Nest here Thursday night, February 12. The game will be a benefit contest with the proceeds going to the March of Dimes. Wilbur Rowland, widely known basketball promoter, player and official is making the arrangements for the big affair. The Vagabond Kings are enjoying tpp best season in the team's six year history. At the ·' .start of the season they had won 43G of 470 games The record from 1947 through 1952 shows it*76 victories in 511 contests. 3 Bill Spivey, the 23-year| old two-time AU-American ? from Kentucky, has been the t pivot of the King's attack f; thus far. Standing 7 feet tall j and weighing 265, he is the {S ideal man for the assignment. : 'i Though his top one*game ·T; total this season was 46 ii points at Ashland, Ohio, lie !-': recprded 88 points once in a j single game before joining i. his present professional ? mates. '£ Graves Holloway, 6 feet 5 inches tall, is the King's second pivot man when they work iinto a double-pivot attack. He is lin his second year with the "traveling quintet. '··,, John Bosak, former Nationa 'basketball league player, is rother of player-coach Bteve Magula and Steve "The Fly" Paint your house with special "Southern" Paint Chuba round out the roster. Mike, with a 57 per cent ac- *uracy on field goal attempts, ed Youngstown college and the entire nation In this statistical department during the 1951-1952 campaign. Gil (Tiny) Richert, 8 feet four nches tall, formerly with Ringling Brothers Circus, started the season as a featured attraction with the Kings but is currently sidelined while recovering from an emergency appendectomy. Coach Joe Mullin Is Father Of Son He's Joseph Mullin Jr., and mother and son are doing nicely. Coach Joseph Mullin of St. Joseph Catholic High School of Greenville is the proud father and the 6 Ibs. 13 ounce baby is the first child of Mr. and Mrs. Mullins, who live at 1331 East Reed road. The "Little Coach" arrived at 2:45 p.m. Friday at King's Daughters Hospital. Staff photo by Bill Weilcnman ALL BIG EIGHT GOLD FOOTBALLS were presented three Greenville Hornets at assembly c Greenville High School Friday. They were awarded by the Dig Eight Writers Association to th players named on the first squad. Inspecting the awards included these three Hornets stalwarts left to right Paul Love, guard; Joel Blaylock, f u l l b a c k ; Charles S. Kerg, sports editor ol tho Dolt Democrat-Times, who made the awards; Coach C a r l Maddox of the Hornets and George Jcifcrsoi captain and center of the 1952 Hornets. -- FEE GEE mine HOUSE FAINT made in It,. South especially for Sosthern condition!. St. Joseph's To Host Cary Tuesday St. Joseph's Catholic High of reenville basketball teams will meet the Cary high boys and girls at the St. Joseph School lere Tuesday night at 7:30 p.m. Coach Joe Mullin of the Irish and Mrs. Matt Virden of the girls team have been drilling their charges for the game. nil Wishinrton Di»l 7SI1 The Irish will Aloysius Saturday burg. meet St. at Vicks- CagerScores116; Team Wins 150-85 NEW YORK (UP) -- A college basketball team scored 150 points Friday night and its star center hooped 116. You don't believe it? Well, check little Rio Grande College of Ohio Cold Footballs To 3 CHS Big fighters, Jefferson, Blaylock And Love Honored Inability To Secure Building To House The Bouts Is Reason The Delta Golden Gloves will at ho held in Greenville in i n n u r y of this year because of lability to secure n place large IIOUE'I to hold l"° bouts. Charles S. Kern, sports editor [ the Delta Democrat-Times, aid Saturday every adequate icution in Greenville had been urveyed in an e f f o r t to secure a ocation lor the bouts w i t h o u t esults. "We reRTcl excui'.ilingly that we will foe forced lo call off the Helta (iolilcn Gloves this .year," Kcrg,suld, "bul we have been unable to Ipcatc a building aitcuunle fur the fistic classic." The Golden Gloves was held 11 .January. 1 !'"!!, in the National ;ird Armory. Bc'L'ause of re- lelivalion of t h e N a t i o n a l Gtiarr. :hc Armory could nut be si'cum this year. A. D. Bradley Sr., who ha served Ihe Beppu-Arnold Know les post of the American as a t h l e t i c committee c h a i r m a n said that after a survey he also favored the calling off of the tournament. Other Legion officials approved. The Golden Gloves group only .is week was advised by the 5 All-Star ;ented Greenville Hornets' three grid-. Jcrs named on the Big Eight football team was pro- 1 'old footballs Friday. The presentation was made at assembly exercises of Greenville -Jigh School in E. E. Bass audi- orium. Charlie Mitchell, president of the student body, presided. The awards of gold footballs were presented lo the three players from Greenville named on the first team i n c l u d i n g Captain George Jefferson, center; Paul Love, guard; and Joel Blaylock, fullback. End John Bcnge was named to the second team of Ihe All Big Eight. Presentation of the awards was by Charles S. Kerg, sports editor of the Delta rcreprescnling Writers Association of Mississippi of which he is past president. Democrat-Times, the Big Eight Clarksdale Defeats Hornets Cagers, 58-35 ackson Jaycees and Clarion cdger, joint sponsors of the tute Tournament, that Missis- ippi competition in the Golden iloves will be held January 20- cause of the Irish basketball program. The Greenville Hornets basketball teams and the City League are using Hornets' Nest. The Delta Golden Gloves through the' four years of itj operation has built up a reputation for staging bouts and gladiators from Art ansas, Louisiana and Mississippi have competed in the ring here -- a' center for BROOKLYN, N. Y. (UP)-TI Jrimklyn Dodgers Friday ai inniiecd the signing uf pitchci Chris Van Cuyk and Hon Negra, ·atelier Steve Lcmlio, shorlsU lim Peiidlelnn and third baseman 1 Don Hoak for the 1953 season. Van Cuyk, 2(i-yenr-old southpaw, has spent parts of Ihe last Jircc seasons w i l h Brooklyn. He liad a 5-(i record wilh the Dodders last year, when he also spent part of Ihe campaign wilh Pueblo of .he Western League. Substitutions. G n i l l l i . lluwc 2. Lt MudHn 5. ciivlll,- (SHI llnrl.tncl I Ihirltlson lil 7 at Jackson. This announce- ncnt delayed securing sanction ml other pro-tournament de- ails. The Delta Golden Gloves has _jon held for four years and earns from this tournament hold ·o slate championships and one ·unncr-up rating in the lourna- ncnts. The Delta tournament has attracted capacity crowds In every location it has been held and it has been held In three locations In four years. Twice the National Guard Armory has been crammed to capacity and other tournaments have been held in Lcfrlon Home and at St. Joseph's Catholic School. The Legion advised the Legion Home could not be secured St. Joseph's School declined to permit use of Its Ryinnnsium be- boxing. Boxers from other parts of Greenville and the Delta who wish to compete in the state tour- ament at Jackson this year, or i Memphis, may contact the jelta Democrat-Times sports de- arlment or A. D. Bradley and eceive this information. The Mid-South finals are in Icmphis, Feb. 3-4-5. Greenville has awarded eon- racl on a new million dollar .igh school and it may be ?o». ible that this will be available jr possibly the Bass High School gym. FOB SALE Practically new Ford Tractor w i t h disk and cultivator, middle busters and turning plows. HOLLAND SHAW rhone 7851 ' If you want the best in a duck hunting b o a t . . . see *he S K E E T E R B O A T - at Thompson's Battery Electric Co. Start the New Year off right. Be sure of your · Plumbing · Heating · Repair Do it today! DAVISON BROS. Dial 5294 COM ING HERE--Bill Spivey (above) 31-point-per-game aver- p a c e the Vagabond Kings of Detroit who play a City All-Star game in Greenville aK a March of Dimes Benefit on Thursday night, Feb. )2. and its fabulous six-foot, nine-Inch Clarence (Bevo) Francis. Before the season is over, there's no telling what they'll do. Two national collegiate records were broken and another tied as Rio Grande overwhelmed Ashland Junior College of Kentucky, 150-85. Francis tallied 116 points on field goals and 22 free throws as Ihe boosled his scoring average lo 'a fanlastic 50.7 points for 18 games. Clarksdale varsity walloped the Greenville Hornets cagers, 53-35, at Clarksdale Friday night for the second win in as many games for the Wildcats. Bennett at center with joints and Meyer at guard with 17 sparked the Clarksdale victory over the Hornets. William Earl Morgan with 13 and Raymond Brown with 12 were best for Greenville in scoring. 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