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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, February 4, 1956
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SATURDAY, FEBRUAT 4. 1956 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGEF1TK Chicks Hammered Again * * * V * * # • * * * . * * Akers 17, Hodges 14 in 7th Big 8 Loss TEXARKANA — The rough, rocky road from defeat to victory is a long one and the Blythevllie High Chickasaws found out last night there is no shortcut. At least not for them. They dropped a second Big Eight Conference decision in as many nights here -to the Texarkana Razorbacks, 68-56. It was Blytheville's seventh Big Eight loss of the season. The record is now 2-7. Guard Freddy Akers led the Tribe's dismal show with 17 points. Center Fred Hodges finally went through a full game's action without fouling out, and registered 14 points. Three other Chickasaws departed on five personals, however. With two and a half minutes re- mainlng in the game, Charles Ah bolt took a seat on the bench. Akers retired with a minute to go and Jimmy Bratcher, who started last night after Thursday's good showing, left involuntarily Just before the' final buzzer. THE CHICKS were as close as four points at the start of the final period but were outscored in those final minutes 23-15. The 12- point winning margin was the biggest gap between the two clubs. The lead early in the action was passed back and forth several times. Nelson chipped in with a field goal as the first quarter ended to give the border boys a 16-14 jump on their cross-state rivals. The Chicks snapped out of slow sinking spell In the second period and came across with a six- point spurt to deadlock the count 20-20. From there Blythevllle's 20-20 vision blurred a bit so that by (he time both conches began un- loadimj their halftlme speeches in the Raxorback Gym's classy locker rooms, the Chicks were three field goals back. Score was 2S-20. Gary Parker of Texarkana was In a feverish mood last night. He kicked in with 12 first-half points, gathered in 22 for the entire game. FRED HODGES with six anc Charles Abbott with five sparked Blytheville's point production partment in the first sixteen minutes. Rebounding from a poor second quarter (six points), the Chicks poured in 21 in the following frame, the basket tilting in the. direction of Akers for nine points.. Bratchor ended this period's scoring with two free throws. Still, the Chicks were on the short end. 45-41. And Texarkana came up In the last quarter with their best airht minutes as they batted In those 23 points. The Chicks chased them with their respectable 15 markers but respectability Isn't exactly whit the doctor (CoMh Jimmy Fisher) ordered. With 2:30 still showing on the clock, Abbott dropped out of action and Billy Daniels stepped in to close the gap as he fired two straight goals from the field. They ere the_only buckets he landed. AKERS AND HODGES cut the lead back down to six but time was running out and the Chickasaws were running out of breath. Akers was accused of fouling for the fifth time and Tommy Slayton was rushed into battle. Little Tommy didn't learn his lessons too well from the bench for he Immediately clipped Nelson. Nelson thanked him by adding his ninth and tenth points. Fred Hodges added the last Blytheville tally with a clean flip to give his team one more point than they had scored the night before The Razorbacks closed out with the same amount they had accumulated Thursday. The Chicks planned to spend the night In Arkadelphla, before motoring home today. When El Dorado calls at Haley Field Gym next Thursday and Friday the Chicks will be attempting to'halt a fpur-game leasing streak, their longest skid-skem'of the current campaign. Blytheville Abbott, 8 Bratcher, 9 Hodges, 14 Jones, 4 Akers, 17 Texarkana Parker, 2£ Nelson, 10 Morrison, Evers, 8 Falkenberry, 15 Substitutions: Blytheville — Dan' iels, 4, Holt, Slayton. Texarkana— Young, Whlttington, 4, McPheron, Steele, Wardell Share Victories STEELE — Steele's Bulldogs and Warden's Cardinals split a doubleheader here last night. Steele won the girls game 56-45 and Wardell took the boys battle 83-M. High scorers in the girls game were Petty with 28 for Steele and Dilliard with 33 for Wardell. Wardell had a 45-25' halftime ad vantage i» the boys contest. Highpoint man for Wardell were Cain with 19 and Boren with 16. High for Steele were Crews, 25, and Spence, 20. Sudbury Captures Y Pennant With one game remaining on their schedule, the Sudbury basketball team wrapped up the pennant with a hard-earned 18-14 victory over Lange in "Y" Grade school play yesterday afternoon. The first quarter was a defensive tallied three points to tie the game battle as each team scored only two points. In the second period, Sudbury shot into the lead with a well-balanced attack as Bill Roush, Mickey Johnson. Roland Warrington and Barry Hughes each scored field goals. Meanwhile, La age's passing bogged down and Sudbury repeatedly took the ball on violations. Lange rallied briefly to trail 10-7 as the half closed. Early In the second half, Lange but the Sudbury defense and sharp passing attack enabled them to pull away comfortably. Coach Freddie Rounsavall used all his subs in the final moments. Sudbury Hughes 1 .. Roush 4 .. Johnson 4 Pos. F F C Ausint 2 G R. Warrington 2 . G Subs: Sudbury Lange Coleman . Hall 10 ... Smal .. Nelson Holland ! Rayburn, Cald well, E. Warrington, Lendennie, 4. College Basketball Bjr THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Holy Crost 77, Niagara TO (over' time) Muhlenberg 90. Colgate 74 Bt. rrancii (Bkn.) 99, Creighton 76 Brown 61, Harvard 51 Seton H»U 74, St. Petwt (N.J.) 56 84. Francis (Pa) M, Boston Univ. » Wake Forest 108, Clemson 87 Wm. & Mary 85, Davidson 75 Virginia Military 76, The Citadel 59 Wayne (Mich.) 67, Washington (St. Louis) (2 overtime) Rockhurst 74, Quincy (111.) 63 Bethel (Kan.) 74, Ottawa (Kan.) « 8 Missouri aVlley 80, Culver-Stock;on 73 Emporia State 57,- St. Benedicts (Kan.) 53 Southwestern (.Kan.) 94, Port Hays State 79 Central (Mo.) 106, Tarkio 79 Friends (Kan.) 78, Baker 76 San Francisco 68, Los Angeles Loyola 46 Utah State 76, Denver 74 Brigham Young 87, New Mexico 53 UCLA 61, Washington 60 Wyoming 93, Montana 69 Colorado AtM 62, Utah 59 Oregon 56, Southern California 45 Idaho State 89, Oonzaga 76 California 65, Oregon State overtime) Nevada 82, Chico State 57 Leachville To Host Junior Boys A Meet The Class A junior boys high school tournament will be held in Leachville this year, the Arkansas Athletic Association nnounced in Little Rock yesterday. Welch to Try for Junior Title In Legion Ring Monday Night Joe Welch, the rangy Oklahoma Cherokee, gets another crack at the southern junior heavyweight crown here Monday night when he takes on champion Frank Jares in a title boul that will highlight action in the American Legion's Memorial The other main event boul pits two heavyweights of equal ability Cernadas, a newcomer, is a ruggec Latin who boasts plenty of experience around the major circuits of I Larson, on the other hand, is no international flavor with Ramon stranger to Blytheville fans and has proved himself a capable wrestler on several occasions. Auditorium wrestling card. The bout, officially sanctioned and conducted by the National Wrestling Alliance, will be one of the two main event bouts on the twin headliner card. The second will have a toi Cernadas of South America taking on Herb Larson of Sweden. Jares, a stockily built heavyweight from Prove, Utah, is the current holder of the southern junior crown. He won it last year from L, /ulj,l oe tj Sonny Myers in a Birmingham "° miageit bout. This will be Jares' second defense of his crown here. A few 'months after winning the title he defended it successfully here and is favored to do the same Monday night. However, in Welch, the cham- , pion takes on a challenger of rare ability. Welch is a veteran of many a ring campaign and once held the a rugged 6- tips the Toledos at around the 220 mark. title himself. He foot-4 grappler who Santa Clara Hat SANTA CLARA, Calif. W) — Bob Peerick's Santa Clara basketball team is fairly well fixed In height His starting five includes Rich Montgomery (6 feet 7), John Boudreau (6-5), Dick Harrison (6-51, 2 Osceola Boys Win Memphis Finals MEMPHIS — Two Osceola )oys won their final Midsouth Jolden Gloves bouts here last night and will represent this city in the national finals 'Chicago. Olympic Ice Pressure Felt By US, Canada CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy \fi —The pressure was on Canadi and the United States in thi Olympic hockey tournament with the subperbly conditions Russian: favored to clinch the champion ship today in the final games. Only unbeaten team in the fina round robin meet with a 4-0 rec ord, the Russians collide with Can ada's (3-1) pre-tourney favorite; 2:30 p.m. (CST) after the Unite; States (3-1) plays Czechoslovakl! (1-3) «t noon CST. The Russians, following theli impressive 4-0 route of the Yank! last night, need only a tie o even a close, losing game with the Canucks to clinch the title, i win or tie would give it to thi Soviet*. CORTINA D'MPEZZO, Italy Wl — Franz Kapus, the fearles Swiss pilot who broke his back i a race here two years ago, wo the Olympic four-man bobsle championship today with two gli tering runs down the perilous hole-pocked Mt. Tofana course. He virtually clinched Switze: land's third title of the game with a record-shattering third hea of $17.09 and then sewed it i with- an $:18.16 final trip for four-heat total time 01' 5:10.44. Gary Gillmore Ball (5-11). (6-0) and Danny Lightweight' boxing champion Wallace (Bud) Smith formerly worked for his father-in-law, who is an undertaker. Dayton Coach Accused of Tampering rnr IIMRTK nhin t\P) name but said he was a sophomore COLUMBIA, Unit) AT) — Defiance Ohio. The Ohio Ohio State basketball coach gtate roster llsts S0p h 0 rnore John Floyd Stahl last night accused University of Dayton mentor Tom Blackburn of tampering with two Ohio State players, Blackburn, in New Orleans where his second-ranked Flyers meet Loyola of the South tonight, said, "I have never talked with any ballplayer I had reason to think was another coach's player. Stahl said the tampering involved Mike Allen, 6 feet 8 reserve sophomore center, and another player he did not name. Stahl told The Associated Press (hat Allen, a muct-publicized high school player, and the other player went to Dayton Thursday afternoon to see Blackburn. Stahl said Blackburn was "tampering; with Allen. I know-that to be true," he emphasized. Stahl did not elaborate. Blackburn confirmed that he talked to Allen and the other player Thursday in the Dayton field- house, but said they cume there of their own accord. He said he did not remember the other player's Snyder from Defiance. Stahl said he expected Allen to drop out of school and enroll at Dayton Monday. He emphasized, however, that Allen's leaving school was not official. Blackburn told the Dayton Journal Herald by telephone that Allen and the other player arrived during Flyer practice. Blackburn said the players told him they had quit Ohio State and that they inquired about playing for Dayton. Blackburn declared that until Thursday he had not seen Allen since the youth was a high school star and led New Lexington St. Aloysius to the state Class B 1964 title at Cleveland. Blackburn said he told the boys transfer students could not receive athletic scholarships at Dayton . To the best of his knowledge, he said, the Ohio State players left (Mo.'e) (Mac) aniels- Williams Ins. 106 S. Second St. Phones 3-3548 - 2-2747 g Blytheville, Arkansas COMPLETE COVERAGE | FOR AIRMEN* without making application for transfer or enrollment. Stahl stated flatly that Dayton offered Allen an athletic scholarship and told him he could start school Monday. The burly, 45-year old, Swiss vet eran led the pack in'yesterday', two heats with a total-of 2:35.19 Total times for the four-heats de elded the championship. Two Smashes Kapus twice broke the old rei ord of 1:18.08 yesterday with da zllng descents of 1:18 and 1:17.19 but the next three contenders wer within a half-second of his sensa tlonal times. His third run toda; sent him far In front. Immediately after his victory Kapus announced his retiremen from competitive bobsleddlng. Italy's Eugenio Monti, a 28-year old former ski champion, clinched his second silver medal by taking second with a total of 5:12.10. He had finished second in the two- man bobs, won by Italy's Lamberto Dalla Costa. Monti had runs of 1:18.13 and 1:18.31 to go with his 2:35.M of yesterday. The American No. 1 sled .piloted by Art Tyloer, 40-year old Rochester, N.Y., physicist, was third in 5:12.39 on runs of 1:18.25 and 1:18.52 to go with his 2:35.62 total for the first tw cheats. in Flashy novice lightweight Royce Smith decisioned Wai- :er Lee of Memphis and novice 'lyweight J. W. Grain won on joints from Joseph Caio of Memphis. Open light-heavyweight Larry Reed of Osceola dropped his scrap to Robert 3easley of Jackson, Tenn. Billy Ray Smith, University of Arkansas football player racked up Don Brasfield of Memhpis in less than a minute of the first round to win the open heavyweight title. Smith reported he might turn pro after graduating from college. The Arkansas roundup: Novice Flyweight—J. W. Grain, Osceola, decisioned Joseph Calo, Memphis. Open Flywelfht — Billy Quick, North Little Rock, d«ci»loned Gordon French, Senath, Mo. Novice Featherweight—Raymond Butler, North Little Bock, decision- ed James Christmas, Jackson, Tenn Novice lightweight _ Royce Smith, Osceol», decllloned Walter Lee, Memphis. Open Welterweight —War Sulli van, North Little Rock, decisionec Al Tate Kogers, Jackson, Tenn. Brooks Stewart of New Orleans decisioned Ed Stebbins of North Little Bock to win the open light' weight crown. Robert Be»sley of Jackson, Tenn., decisioned Larry *«•* of Osceola to take th« open Ifcht- heavywelfht tltte. Wilson Boys Whip Dell WILSON—Billy Tranum continu ed his fine play here Thursdaj night He kicked to with 25 point us Wilson took Dell, 64-40. The Bulldogs led at the half 33-19. In the girls opening game, Del licked Wilson, 50-34. For Dell, Byar tallied 25 points, and Wilson's Jane Bowen hit 15. Dell's high-scoring boy for night was Edwards (16). Wilson will host Turrell's senior boys and girls Monday. First game th is set for 7:30. . BOYS OAME Pod- Del Holmes, 4 Stalling, Peeples, V Cook, Edwards, 1 Subs: Wilson—Wiley, Coburn, 2 Carpenter. Cecil, 2, Floyd, 4, Rogers 4 Beale. Dell—Payne, 4, Ladler, '1 Wllion Peepers.7 F Suge, 4 F Bill T'num, 15 C Bob T'num, 8 O Cissell, 8 WE'VE GOT IT! Ov«r 33,000 different items in stock! H U BBARD HARDWARE BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING Monday, Feb. 6 8:15 p.m. Championship Match This Match Conducted by Ntt'l Wrestling Asa'n. No Time Limit — Btst 2 Out of 3 Falls FRANK JARES Southern Junior Heavyweight Champion JofwiELCH Adults 50c — Children ISc 90-Minute Time Limit Best 2 out of 3 Falls Ramon Cernadas South America —Vs.— Herb Larson Sweden FARMS FOR SALE I am offering th« following farms for sale, with immediat* possession. Located 2 miles south of-Baderville, Missouri, it it some of the best land in this country. 78.5 Acres $325.00 per acre 78,5 Acres $310.00 per acre 78.5 Acres $290.00 per acre 53 Acres $340.00 per acre 80 Acres $310.00 per acre 124 Acres $300.00 per acre SEE 1 W. BADER AT BADERVILLE r LILBOURU MO, ROUTE No. 1 or PHONI OVERIROOK 8-2748 At the same time the association nnounced they accepted a cash id of $6,250 Instead o{ offers on ate receipts in awarding the Class senior boys tourney to Harrison. Gate receipts offers from Little lock, Prescott and Arkansas State College at Jonesboro were reject- d. Little Rock won in the bidding or the Class B senior boys tour- jament. Texarkana will be the host ite for the Class A senior girls met and Class B senior girls ilay in Mabelvale. No bids were received for Mass B junior boys games. the Armorel, Dyess Meet in Junior Finals Tonight JOINER — Armorel and Dyess joys will meet here .tonight in the inal game of the Missco Junior High Basketball tourney at Shaw- lee High School. The game starts t nine o'clock. Armorel knocked off Missco, 35-30, last night while Dyess took Wilson, 57-30. Wilson and Missco meet tonight t seven o'clock to determine the hird place winner. In the girls division tonight, Ar- lorel will tackle Reiser for the itle in an eight o'clock contest. Armorel swamped Dyess last light, 44-20 as Missco bowed to Keiser, 39-36. In the girls consolation game, six i'clock starting time, Missco and Dyess will clash. Patterson May Feel Hurricane By JACK HAND NEW YORK (AP) — H Floyd Patterson wants action, there's a hurricane named Tommy Jackson blowing his way. Patterson announced recently on his 21st birthday he was ready to fight Rocky Marctano for th« heavyweight title. After Jackson whipped Bob Baker on a majority decision last night at Madison Square Garden, his manager shouted, "Marciano, the sooner the better." What could be more natural than a Patterson-Jackson match with a, title shot in the offing? Or let tfc« winner fight Archie Moore for the right to box Rocky. Not for reanuU "We'll box Jackson," said fafr terson's manager, Cus, D'Amato, last night. "But we won't box him for only £4,000 TV money. Let any promoter bid for it, independents, IBC and everybody. This is a big match. We were willing to box Jackson for $28,000 at one time. But now, with the winner in line for the title, It represents big money." Referee Harry Kessler and Judge Jack Cordon scored it 6-4-1 for Jackson and Judge Joe Agnello had it 5-5 In both rounds and points. The Associated Press had Baker on top 5-4-1 but was not inclined to argue for the sluggish, big man from Pittsburgh who ai" ways seems to stumble when hi* big chance comes. Baker, 214 1 /,, was a 2 to 1 favc*- ite all week but the odds dropped to even money and taken your pick . at ring time. Jackson, 194"/ 2 , has won 10 of his last 11, a streak marred only by a defeat to Jimmy Slade, Oct. 28 at Cleveland. Hayti Topples Caruthersville HAYTI — Hayti's Indians topped Caruthersville's Tigers here last night. Hayti beat the Tigers 58-40 in the A game after winning the B game 57-47. Hayti had a 31-18 lead midway through the A game. High scorers were Bob Bartholomew with 13 for Caruthersville and Dowdy with 23 for Hayti. High opint man for Caruthersville in the B game with Harold Gortner with 13. High for Hayti were BIG 8 North Little Rock 8-1, Plia 3 El Dorado 55, Ft. Smith 44 Johnny Temple stole 19 bases for the Cincinnati Redjegs in 1956. Wally Post was next best on th» team with seven steals. Burns and King with 14 each. A Game Hayti Fos. Canither»vill» Dowdy, 23 F Bartholomew, 13 Hufman, 6 F Edgerton, 3 Sides, 12 0 Patterson, 5 Gaulding, 8 G Mlchie, 10 Euell, 4 G Green, 11 Substitutions: Hayti — Fraser 5, Noggle. Caruthersville — Clayton 2, and Cook. Luxora Licks Keiser on Looney's 41 Luxora swept past spectively. Luxora's Carr, 16, and McGlaughlin, 12, paced the visitors. BOYS GAME Luxora Pos. KeUer Looney, 41 F Spain, 20 Anders, 6 F .. Mattison, 34 Towels, 5 C Dees, 9 Chrisco, 11 .... G Whitehead Manuel, 7 G Togg, 4 Subs: Luxora — Staggs, 4. Keiser — Spain, 2. $ KEISER - - Keiser, 76-57, in the senior boys game played here last night, Looney Ignited for a large 41-point splurge. Mattison gathered 24 points for Keiser. In the opener, a girls contest, Keiser waloped Luxora 71-36. The birr rifles for Keiser were Mills and Smith with 33 and 32 tallies re- G. 0. 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