The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 19, 1956 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, January 19, 1956
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TWJMDAT, JAHTJARY 19, BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS HFAG1TSEVEH Sandy TKO's Ffas/i Battered Saddler Now Eyes Lightweight Title ' ' : ; By CHRIS EDMONDS SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ringwise Sandy Saddler, his world featherweight crown still intact .although somewhat battered, set his sights today on a crack at the lightweight title. The 32-year-old Saddler, trailing* : : • ———— by one.point on all three official acoreoards after* nine rounds, 1 retained his 126-pound championship with a.technical knockout of Filipino Flash Elorde at 59 seconds of the 13th round last night.. Keferee Ray Flores stopped the scrap, bloody melee in the final rounds, because ! of a long, deep cut over Elorde'a left : inns Leave World Champ Back Home The game little challenger, who weighed! 125 pounds to', Saddler's 126, suffered the out in the eighth round and appeared virtually blinded the rest of the way. He insisted, though, that he could have gone on. The crowd; almost 100 per cent on his side, booed lustily when Flores' decision to stop it was concurred In by ring physician Dr. Robert Laddon. "I finish strong,"- Elorde declared In hia dressing room. "The eye was not bothering me. He never did hurt me." Dr. Laddon disagreed on his third look at the cut. Twice previously — In the 10th andrllth rounds Flores had stopped the action for an examination and both times Dr. •Laddon sent Elorde back. In the 13th, at the obviously worried Flores' request, he called a halt. Saddler, whose Infighting tactics brought frequent boos from the crowd, took full advantage of the bleeding cut to swing, the fight In his favor. Several times in the • clinches the crowd thought he was using his thumb to rub across the eye when he was In the open, the champion shot, left-after .left Into the Filipino's battered !ace. Elorde Leading Young Horde was leading on Floret' «rd and those of both luSgea — Eddie James and Johnny BaKinelli — by 60-48 at the end of nine round*. He was awarded the final three by a 6-5 margin on all card* to finish with a 67-65 bulge The Associated Press card showed Baddler in front 68-«4 when it end iciorde's manager Lope . Sarrea! declared, "We would like to flghl Saddler again but 1 don't bellevi he'll agree to It because Elorde l! *°Elord«'was awarded a 10-round nontitle decision over Baddler in Saddler said he'd like a crack a Wallace (Bud) Smith's lightweigh - crown and his manager Charlei Johnston agreed It was a good "No featherweight can punch with Sandy," Johnston said. He u strong as any welterweight.' The approximately 5,000 who saw fee bout paid »28,273.Saddler bar" a $25,000 guarantee. Elordc's tak was not estimated. That should give you an Idea. The games, an. 26 through Feb. at this Alpine village, figure to t the toughest yet. : In addition to the evident in- ease in competition among .the sual Olympic nations, Russia will unveil Its "mystery" team in its rst appearance at the winter ames. From what the Russians ave shown in warmup meets, it ay be an auspicious debut. .Only yesterday the Russians wept the 500-meter race In the ternational speed skating meet at earby Davos, Switzerland.. And here, at Italia—the graceful lympic ski-jump mountain — ; a ussian got off a leap of 262J4 eet,,the best yet in practice. The Russian speed skaters left the other nations far behind. Rafail ratch, an unknown 20-year-old rmy officer, won the event, and n near-record time over ice made slow" by rain. He was timed in 1.15 seconds. The record, 40.8 ,is eld by Russia's Juri] Sergeev, ho finished second. . Del Lamb, U. 8. coach whose, est were out of the first 10, was! TAMPA, Fla. m—A field of 12 mazed. "On good Ice," said began play today for the Tamp amb, Tigers Still For Sale By JOE FALLS DETROIT (AP) — The De troit Tigers' franchise — con sidered one of the finest i baseball — remains up fo sale, but President Spik Briggs said today it won necessarily go to the highes Nor* fa It essential that the clu must be iold by a fixed date. "A lot of people uiink that wh ever makes the highest bid will ge the 'Tigers," Briggs said. "That not so. There are other factors t be considered—factors which w (trustees of the Tigers) conside Important. "We don't want to sell out some money-mad people who wi rr.llk the franchise dry in two o •'three years, make a big profit an then pull out, leaving a deplete ball park and nine old men on th The trustees of the Tigers ar Briggs and his fouf sisters. The children are the eventual heirs I the estate .the late W»lt< O. Briggs ST., Tiger president wh die' in 1952. . , .-',.. The sisters' decided that a bas ball franchise was not t sotm trust Investment and decided 1 sell put. Briggs formed a syndica to buy the club last fall but his 3 million dollar offer we* tume down by his sisters. "There Is no time limit on ti sale of the club." Briggs said: " could happen this year, or next ye-" or evMi m 1958 " • Briggs said that, thus far, th* have been 26 "inquiries" into th sale of the club. He said the name of Bill Veec former owner of:the Cleveland.itt- dlnns and St. Louis Browns, keep popping up, • : • • "Several of those who have I qulrwS > 'Into the sale of th* clu have 'mentioned Veeck's name Brlggi said. "It seems odd to m that he should'be mentioned b several groups, and not Just one Whe» the »le of the Tigere eventually completed, Brlgjs sa it probably will mean the end his job »s president of the club. Pro Basketball By TIB ASSOCIATED Wiii Bwton M, Fort Wtyne *0 . Minneapolis 101; Philadelphia M • m, New York HI By STERLING SLAPPET CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — Is competition go g to be tougher in next week's winter Olympics? Well, thi Inns left their world champion skier at home ana brough ong 10 guys you never heard of who they say are better. In today's featured 5,000-mete race at Davos, to watch were Norway's HJalmar Anderson who won three gold medals In 1952 and Sweden's Sigge Ericsson, th 1955 all-around world champ. The Soviet surprise in' the ski jump was Koba. Tsakadze, from the tTrai Mountains. His form was considered shaky, but there was n faulting his distance. Two othe stars, Finland's Antti Hyvarinen and Japan's Hiroji Yoshizawa, hi only 243 feet in their best jumps Art DevHn of Lake Placid, N. Y was the only TJ. 8. squad membe to try the jilmp. He was dlsap pointed with his leaps of 205 an 200 feet, but said his legs still wer "rubbery" after the long trip here III Babe Unable To Defend Golf Title "Gratch would have done 9.8 or 39.9. Ken Henry of Chicago, who won ne of America's four gold medals a the 1952 games at Oslo, finished n a tie for 12th. Don McDermott f Engelwood Cliffs, N. J., the 1952 unner-up, tied for 16th. IMU Still Talking "o Coaches DALLAS (if) — Southern Method- st head Coach Woody Woodard has nterviewed a second ' prospect for he backfleld coaching job vacated y Bo' Hagan. HeI; is John 'Red) Cochran, recently resigned Wake 'drrest backfield coach. Henry Stram, Purdue's head backfleld coach, was interviewed Tuesday. • , Woodard said two or three other prospects Would be interviewed be- ore the job is filled. women's Open golf tournamen championship left undefended b the great Babe Zaharlas. Mrs. Zaharlas, a three-time . win ner of the 72-hole tournament, in a hospital at Galveston, Tex., fo treatment after her second attack o cancer. The logical successor to the Bab as the favorite is Louise Suggs, wh w6n the $5,000 event twice and ws only a stroke behind her last yea Miss Suggs always has scored we at the tricky, well trapped Pata Ceia course and shares the tournament record of 288 with Mrs. Za- / ^•MHBmaKEaEX NO SAVVY—Charley JDressen had a touch time making the numerous Latins on the Washington Baseball Club comprehend last season, so the man ager is studying Spanish »t his Lol Angeles home. : Robin Freeman Giving Darrell Floyd Trouble in Basketball Scoring Race SPORTS . ROBIN FREEMAN—2-18 NEW YORK m—Darrell Floyd, the Furman hot shot who led all major college basketball players in scoring last season, again Is setting the pace at the season's, halfway mark this year. But little Robin Freeman of Ohio State it making It a close race. NCAA statistics showed today that Floyd had piled up 370 points in 11 games through last Saturday {or an average of 33.6 points a game. Freeman, in the same number of games, •had scored 367 point* lor an average output of 33.4. Floyd last season put together an average of 35.9 points a game, the second highest mark to history. Frank Selvy also of Furman holds the record with 41.7 set during 19631964. Palehose Nellie On Dotted Line CHICAGO W) — The Chicago White Sox today had one of their key performers, second sacker Nellie Fox, under contract for 1956 at a substantial salary increase. In fiery Fox, all-star American League second baseman for the past five yeari, last season batted 311, fourth hlghwt in the league. 7 bar's Gold In Texas Golf Tourneys DALLAS (0 — Texas will be the professional golfer's happy hunting ground this year. Four tournaments posting $175.000 in prize money will be held. It's the biggest take yet for this state. Dallas has come on the tour with a tournament carrying $100,000. It will be the second richest tournament in the world. The "World Championship" at Tarn o'Shanter in Chicago is the biggest. 'The touring gplfers will first touch Texas Feb. 16-M when they play in the Texas Open at Sin An- tonlo. This tournament hu booetad its prize money to $10,000. It wu $12.500. ' Next will be the Houston Op«t Feb. 23-26 with a purse of $30,009. May 3-6 the Colonial National Invitation at Fort Worth will poet $25,000. Dallas puts on Its open over two weekends. May 24-27 there will be a $30,000 tournament. May 31-Juce 1 there will be one Jor $70,000. Those who win money in the first 72-hole test will be eligible for the second one. But this isn't all. There will b« two women's tournaments. Both will be in April, the first at Beaumont and the second at D«lla». They will have a combined purse of $12,500. Read Courier News Classified A4f. . In a tribute to Mrs. Zaharias, the Ladies .Professional Golf Assn. LPGA announced it will award annually the "Babe Zaharias Golfer Of The Year trophy." . The award will be based on the player's finish in a .tournament and the number of tourneys she plays in. College Basketball By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Columbia 80, Yale 54 West Virginia 84, Pitt 70 Lasalle 64, Pennsylvania 52 . Bucknell 81, Penn State 74 Lafayette 87,' Muhlenberg 81 Army 88, Penn Military 78 North Carolina 73, N. C. State 69 Georgia Tech 85, Furrnan 75 South Carolina 94, clemson 79 ' 1 Louisville 85, Memphis State 75 Kentucky Wesleyan 70, Western Kentucky 66 Tenn State 80, Kentucky State 71 Dayton 71, Villahova 50 St. Louis 89, DePaul 71 Wichita 85, Drake 76 Drury 75, Westminster Mo «6 New Mexico A&M 58, New Mexico 51 Arizona 89, Arizona State Tempe 76 Oklahoma City 74, Seattle 70 Colorado College 70, Air Force Academy 58 01 d Brownie Is Red/eg SEATTLE (fi — Luke Sewell, who managed-the St. Louis Browns to - their only American League pennant In 1944, is back in .the family of the Cincinnati Redlegs now that he's the new pilot of the Seattle Earners of the Pacific Coast .League.. Sewell, who aged Toronto the last two years, piloted Cincinnati in : 1950, 1B51 and part of 1952. Seattle and Cincinnati have a working agreement. Red Riding Hood, a yearling filly, is the offspring of Wolf Bait. 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