The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 25, 1948 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

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THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 1948 BLYTHEV1LLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS New Cage Rule On Fouls Sought Big-Time Coaches^ Seek Improvements In Popular Sport By Stan Opoiowsky United Press Sports Writer NEW YORK, March 25. (Up) _ The nation's basketball coaches agreed today that the game's main trouble Is the fouls. There are too many of them. But as for what to do, that was another question. Nobody could agree. .Not to make more rules purely, •fcged H. C. (Doc) Carlson, for 26 7<ars basketball coach at Pittsburgh. "We've got too many rules now,' lie said. "Why, In the Baylor-Kentucky game the whistle was blown to stop play 86 different times. I counted, 'em." Carison s»!d it was lime (or Ihe coaches to look at Ihelr game and adopt a policy. "There's no reason to call a foul," he said, "when Hie play-is not affected. A player starts down the court ivlth the ball and is struct by a putting elbow. He goes on to make a field goal. But does it count? Oh. no. We call him back for that foul—even though it had no effect on the play." "Let's make it Just a policy to call the foul 01.ly when Ihe play Is af- lected." Salts Gill of Oregon had another solution—ethics. "It's time we coaches started teaching players that you're not supposed to make fouls." he said. "If a star player can't get in there and scrap for the ball without committing fouls, then he's not a star in my book. It's up to the coach to Install a fear of the foul." Gill proposed a return to the four-foul rule during yesterdays closing session of the coaches 1 convention, but that was voted down even though the average had 18.3 fouls under the old rule and 26.3 in 1948 under the five-foul rule. Vadal Peterson of Utah came up ivith figures to prove to the convention that the free throw hurts a team rather than helps it. jfcp.A certified public accountant nrode statistics on all of my games lor two years," he said. "They prove that the team which commits the foul gained an average of six points r This Chimp's No Chump Gustafson Quits Army; Accepts Miami Pott WEST POINT, N. Y., March 25. UP)—Andy Oustafson, Army b»ck- ield coach who helped develop lenn Davis and Felix (Doc) ilanchard, became Ihe second West Point grid tutor to quit wllliln a month today, resigning lo accept lie head coaching Job »t Ihe University of JCIaml at Miami, Kla. Giutafson will succeed Jack Hsrrt- ng of Scranton, Pa., who resigned as Miami mstitor to devote his full Ime ru director of athletics at tlifi mlverslty. West Point officials snid hey had accepted Ouslalson's res- snatlon with regret but wished him svery success. Recently, line concli Herman Hlckman also resigned to become head coach at Ynle. Jckies is a smart little chimp. He performs willingly for Flft, blonde animal trainer of the Mingling Bros. Circus. The circui IB in winter quarters in SarascU, Fla. Annual All-Star Benefit Cage Tilt In Garden Tonight NEW YORK, M-ach 25. (UP) — The shooting stars of the West were slight favorites to beat the classy courtmen of the, East tonight in the third annual all-star basketball game at Madison Square Garden. But. while the Westerners were the selection of most selfstyles experts, the men who lay the odds were refusing lo take any bets either way. The West thus finds itself goiim into the big charity game of the hoop year a favorite for the third straight time. The first time, in 1946, '.he invaders slipiwd up and were beaten 60 to 59. but last year Ihey ran roughshod over the East, per game from possession of the ball after the foul—that is. they scored six points after setting the ball than the opposing team did in making its free throws." Kramer Adds Another 5e To Overwhelming Lead (UP)—Big Jack Kramer piled an other tennis victory atop his al ready commanding lead over Bobby Rlggs In their "world championship" professional tour today. Th c lall Califoml»n defeate'd Riggs here last night in straight sets, 6-4, 7-S, to mark up hit J7th win in the tour as compared with Riggs' n victories. Main Stem's Pet Goes To Squirrel Heaven ITHACA, N, Y. (UP)—Pel*r, the pet (ray squirrel of the clty'i main business street. Is dead. lie was strucit and killed by an automobile near hl» tie* home. Peter, who came to the city when the limiting season opened lut fall, found a hole In an elm tree acrou from August Oldroyd's store. Th« little squirrel used to stand on his. hind lees , and look longingly a huge displays of nuts In the »tor« window. Oldroyd began supplying him dally. I'eler Ins left a cache of 1 pounds of mils to any other de serving squirrel. TAG* inn Lipstick Innovation Aid* Blind Women LOS ANOEUES (UP)—Two veteran vaudeville troupers have Invented a device to alii blind women put their lipstick on straight. Mr »nd Mrs. Henry Sylvester were walking down the street one (lay when they noticed a blind woman led by a guide dot. The woman was fashionably dresjed but her lipstick WKS smeared. 'Hie Sylvesters designed a melt ca.sc In the shape of a pair of llpi bowed on to]) and straight on the bottom. A blind girl merely hai to fit Ihe container to lh« cornen o lier mouth and dress to fashion neat Cupid's bo»'. W to 58. The annual game Is sponsored by the New York Herald Tribune with proceeds jtolng to » fund to send underprivileged children to Summer camps. The West team is under the direction of Coach Ed Krause of Notre Dame, while the East Is tutored by Ben Carnevale of Navy. The starting team for the West Is expected to be forwards Murray Wier of Iowa and Otto Schnellbacher of Kansas, center Alex Hannum of Southern California, and guards Jack Brumaster of Illinois and team captain A. L. Bennett of Oklahoma A. and M. 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