The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 7, 1956 · Page 10
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Tuesday, February 7, 1956
Page 10
Start Free Trial

PAQB TEH BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, FEBRUARY T, 19M_ Paps Plaster Paragould ¥ * * * * * #*#*•» * 20 for Harvison; Pap B's Look Good The Papooses of Blytheville Junior High swept a basketball doubleheader here at Haley Field Gym last night. Victims were teams representing Paragould. In the final game of the night, Big Billy Harvison carved a B"" 1 ' workout'for himself as he chipped in with 20 points. Doug Dorris played an exceptionally fine game also. He dropped in 12 points. All the Paps looked good m the 47-31 win, playing as if they knew what they were supposed to do with the ball! Execution of the plays didn't always work out but the improvement of John Koldus' Paps has been somewhat amazing half. Red opened the second portion of the game on two-point sleeepr and from there, the local lads knew they had it in the bag. Joe Wicker came off the bench to score six points. Final score: Blytheville 36, Para- gould.14. Sam Liner of Paragould hit nine points in the main event. With less than a minute gone in the game, Doug Dorris grabbed a neat rebound and Hipped it tact in to open the scoring and give Blytheville the lead for the rest of the game. Harvison followed with a jump shot, and Watson followed him after Paragould's Darrell McDonald sneaked in with a free throw. The Paps danced merrily to a 10-5 first quarter lead and stretched it 35-10 at the half. The last half was fairly well Pemiscol Meet Quarter-Finals Set for Tonight Porkers Jump Back in Race Tonight Against Baylor Bears FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (ifl — Ar- knssas' Razorbacks resume their struggle for the Southwest Conference basketball championship against the Baylor Bears here to- this season. Baylor defeated Kami-backs 67-63 in the league's holiday tourney — which doesn't count in competition for the championship—but lost to the Porkers night, timl the Porkers must win 85-64 in the teams' only conference to keep alive their title aspirations, meeiinc. The Porkers now trail undefeated \ SMU plays Texas tonight, and Southern Methodist a full game in j the unlikely combination of an Ar- conterencc competition, by virtue j kansas victory and a SMU loss of last Saturday mgnts loss to lilt! would throw IhS ra« uack iuUi Ponies, end another league defeat a ti e . virtually would eliminate Arkansas | The jj eteat wll i c i, SMU dealt to m championship consideration, j Arkansas was t he Razorbacks' first rkansas is in second place .with | jn seven gaineSi ancl i e ft their -1 league record, against SMU's ovcrall recor( i a t seven victories 1 ™;mi,' 5 tt I> r d La ! ;.s 0 lLveUainst 9 defeats. Baylo, has a 4-14 record for the season. BRAGG CITY — The Pemiscot Basketball Tournament draws into __ the quarter finals here tonight. Af- matched with both squads hitting 1 ter only one night of preliminary ll The Paps only outscored the I games. visitors bv a point in the third] The top-seeded Holland Lions • •• ' —'will play Deering in a boys battle at 6 p.m. Holland drew a preliminary bye and Deering downed Ross 59-50 last night. Teams drawing first-round byes will be featured in the two other games on tonight's triple-feature third period, 14-13. and were held to an 8-8 tie in the final frame. The entire bench except for alt- ing athletic Cherry saw action. In the opening game, the Faragould . Booker, 7 A GAME Blytheville Pos. Harvison, 20 — F , Watson, 5 F ...... Luter, 9, boys C McDonald, 1! mix at 9. Caruthersville beat Cooler 74-53 :ained a chance to program. Girls from Warden and Bragg City wilt clash at 7:30 and from Warden and Steele will Paragolud CHALK TIP A PAIR — Blytheville Junior High Papoose Doug j Dorris gets himself a two-pointer here in. first-halt action at Haley I Blytheville Held Gym last night. Paps won the game from Paragould, 47-31. The Cobb ,IS . Pap B Team also won. 36-14. Dorris' teammates are Watson (10), j Merjtt 3 ' Smith (44) and (14) Billy Harvisoii who poured in 20 points. Para- j Wnlte> ' t _ gould on-lookers are Little 145), Boozer (25) and Sam Luter (10). j Dash, 2 . The referee is George Clark. (Courier News Photo) Dorris, 12 Smith, 2 G .. Huenneld, 7 Hounsavall, 2 .. G Majors, 4 Substitutions: Blytheville — Bruce, Logan, Huey. Bond. Higgins, Gatlin, Lit- Racing with the Sun I Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sun] days. Feature of the meeting at the PHOENIX, Ariz. lH't— Turf Fara-^,., mililon dollill . plant will be the dise, America's newest racing plant, i« running thoroughbred racing through March 4. Races are held on Phoenix Gold Cup of $5,000 added on Feb. 22. GAME Pos. . P . P . C . G .... . G .... Substitutions vijle _ Wicker. Jones. last night and battle highly-rated Bragg City at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Cooter girls topped Holland 43-27 last night and the Cooter Wildcats will meet top! seeded Steele at 7:30 p.m. Wednes- Parasould j day- Green i Boys teams drawing first-round Everett! byes are slated for action at 9 p.m. ''Wednesday. They are Braggadocio and Hayti. Close Contest Corde Wessell Wessell Blythe- Alford, 4, Nelson, Anderson. Fred Barnhill. . Paragould — pooses fired their first victory behind Red Cobb's 16 points. They lost two sanies previously. The B's were good 15-7 at the Gary Middlecoff Goes Home To Prepare Income Taxes BETWEEN WU NME » • •• The hoods have tried to muscle In on one of our coming; boxing split even with Arkansas in two Senior Girls Open Missco Meet WILSON — The Mississippi County Basketball Tournament for Class B Senior High School girls enters first round of play here tomorrow night when Shawnee and Gosnell take the hardwood in a 6:15 game. f The tourney is to carry through the week with coronation ceremon- night. Mat King Fails To Show Up At Legion The southern junior heavyweight title match scheduled for Memorial here The ies Saturday ........ Second game opening night. Wed- of Boston, comes from nesdny, is set to begin at 7:30. Dell| my father in the ring and Reiser will see action in this fray. And winding up the night's friction, starting time 8:45, Dyess takes on Armorel. Audiorium's wrestling ring last night didn't come off. champion didn't show up. Mike Meroney, American Legion wrestling promoter stated this morning that Frank Jares, current! holder of the southern title, failed to appear for the scheduled defense of his title against Joe Welch. A substitute match was necessary. "All I know is that Jares didn't , • ,- ii show up. He sent word by one of Ross fought a close contest but [he other KTesUers on i as t night's Teams to participate in the meet are: Missco, Shawnee, Gosnell, Dell, Keiser, Dyess, Armorel, Wilson and Luxora. Next week, the 11-team senior boys county tournament will be held here also, commencing Tuesday night, Feb. 14, at 6:15. greats, not by trying to intimidate his manager, who doesn't icaw easy, but by threatening the angel who bankrolls nun. . . . The USLTA, putting: up a hefty swag, Is getting: to gether with the nation's tennis suppliers this spring lo promote the sports' popularity. . . . Motto: "Tennis, the game of a lifetime." ... Two years ago Walt Alston, Sport's Man of the Year, was introduced to the New York luncheon circuit — and Casey Stengel —when the Yankee manager won the same award. ... "1 listened clpsely to evvy word," muses Walt, "because I figured here was a smart fellow and I might learn something. And, you know, when tie so-and-so got" through—Hi be darned if I could remember one thing he said." . . .' Irony dept: a half-year before San Francisco embarked on the all-time basketball winning streak, Coach Phil Woolperl was in danger of getting fired . . . because tt'altcr Alston of a so-so '53 season. . . . Slip tills one in your future file: the first five collegians to be drafted by the basketball pros will be Bill Russell of USP. Duquesne's Sihugo Green, Holy Cross' Tom Heinsohn, NC State's Bon Shavlik and UCLA's Willie Naulls. . . . Can this be a tip-off on George Milan's status as a Laker executive? He doesn't even sign the checks any more. . . . Boxing's most promising .rookie, welterweight Bobby Murphy fighting family but confesses, "I never saw but I had plenty of practite ducking his hand." . . . The reason he didn't go to college, although he was an all-city halfback: he weighed only 130 pounds. . . . Mickey Mantle, ill the Big City to get his tonsils yanked, sneaked out of the hospital for a couple of hours, against doctor's orders—JO Deering won in the first game of the tourney. Although Deering had a 31-21 halftime lead Ross did most of the scoring in the last hnlf. High scorers for Deering were Don Cal- lls with 23 and Gaylord Lance with 17. Highlighting- the Ross scoring were Dean Mathenia and Gerald Welch with 16 each. . In last night's girls contest Cooter held a 22-15 halftime lead be- j tore going on to whip Holland. Paye Whilener racked up 18 for Cooler. Prankie Thomas meshed 12 for the Wildcats. Rae Cohoon with 12 and Delva Watkins with 8 were top scorers for Holland. Caruthersville boys held a 34-27 margin midway through their nightcap victory over Cooter. Dennie Green scored 20 for the Tigers and Giff Edgerton added 8 more for Caruthers-ville. High lor Cooter were Tommy Campbell with 16 and prosrame that he didn't care to defend his title in a small town. The National Wrestling Alliance has been notified and has assured me that proper action will be taken," Meroney stated. A packed house was on hand for the bout which didn't come off. Instead Meroney brought Karl (Killer) Kowalski in to substitute for Wilson Bulldogs Close Out Home Season with Win WILSON — The Wilson Bulldogs closed out their regularly-scheduled play for the season here last night whipping Turrell 64-31. But the girls fell in the opener 31-27. Bill Tranum paved the cage pavement with 22 points, while his opponent in the center slot for Turrell. White, banged 14. Wilson jumped away 18-4 at the and 36-16 at the inter- he could join pals Hank Bauer and Rocky Marciano for dinner. . Pro basketball, the most grueling of sports grinds, is proving «. tonic for Tom Oola . . . Who ended his final college season at a rundown 202 pounds but now maintains a comfortable 217 . . . because in college he was a 40-minute man who had to do virtually all of LaSalle's rebounding . . . with the Warriors he's a backcourt man with ample relief and lots of 6-9 characters around to struggle off the boards . . . Cus D' Amalo's field is boxing (he handles Floyd Patterson) . . . but his father was an accomplished Greco-Roman wrestler who once dueled the famed George Bothner. . . . Joe Louis' sence of humor holds good. . . . Presenting an award to boxing publicist and long-time associate Harry Mendel iwho founded the IBC), be cracked: "They ought to give you this five years when you told everybody I was going to knock out Rocky Marciano." .. Between you'n'me, the National Basketball Association should el- lend the shooting limit to' 30 seconds lo bring back finesse and maneuver to the game .... Jares and Kowalski was disqualified quartet unnecessary roughness in the mission, and rolled along to a 47-24 with the decision going I lead before starting downhill into I for third fall to welch. In the other half of the double main event program Ramon Cernadas made his debut before a Blytheville crowd a successful one as he defeated Herb Larson by taking the last two falls after dropping the first. By HAROLD V. RATL1FF •DALLAS (AP) — Gary Middlecoff, hottest golfer along the winter trail, goes home tojoerry Mccim-e with a. Memphis today to work up his income tax return, finish writing a book and follow a proce-| dure that has put him at the top of his game. Middlecoff. who became a pro-. Phoenix—and mushed second fessional in 1947 and since then has j another and fourth in still another won $300000 in prize money, soil on the winter tour. He didnt play around to this plan only, last year | in the tilth tournament. It consisted of playing two tourna-j He will be out of golf this week ments, then taking out for two. i at Tucson and next week at the He says he found it helped his golf; Texas Open in San Antonio but game'immeasurably. will resume ;he tour at Houston "If 5'ou play all the time you get^ Feb. 23. to the point where you think you. --j jjont necessarily work in are doing your best but 5' ou ' re: lwot . j may play in three before mSSe-in^na^sp^at::-.^ ou,. but g enera,ly this has sports achievement dinner. "You been my get aggravated and edgy. You arei ne \ v an d it isnt my creation. Ben likely to fly off the handle at some! Kof;(a lold mc about it back in The next challenge round lor the the final eight minutes. Jane Bowen kicked in 12 points for Wilson while Lois Gill hit 16 for Turrell in the first game. Wilson Pos. Turrell Peepers. 6 F Gill, 2 Suggs, 10 F Procknaw, 6 Bill Tranum, 22 C White, H Bob Tranum, 1 G Sexton Cissell. 14 " James Subs: Wilson—Rogers, 2; Cecil, 6; Armorel Junior Girls Still Good The Armorel Junior Girls continued riding high. They won the Missco tournament at Joiner Saturday night, and copped their first win in the District meet at Harrison yesterday, spilling Dixie, 59-14. The girls are still undefeated this season. Although official box scores were unavailable at press time, other winners in the Harrison tourney yesterday were Dyess, West Memphis and Monette. j famed j will be played in Adelaide. South j Read Courier New? Classified Ads ' Australia late next December. Davis Cup tennis trophy j Beale, 3; Floyd, Carpenter, Coburn. '• Uiley. Turrell—Get Maxwell. Warren, 2: ,e. Franks, Higgins. little reverse and do something that will hurt your scoring. If you :]ast Ig4 g j never a(H around t o it until ' lot more than if you fol- lnIneA '„ lot and nave goue n my tournament grind v -' eei -,, ame iu sucn shape that I could take a rest you come back feeling Jine and fit and confident and you will win a lowed the after week Middlecoff. who live.s at Memphis but is the playing professional of the swank Riverlake Country Club of Dallas, has won two tour- Seems I felt I always needed the money or just couldnt work out my schedule. But I have take out for a while and not lose my touch. It paid off last year with six tournament championships and naments— the BinR Crosby and S39.567.27 in prize money. CASCADE YEAR OLD KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON GEO. A. DICKR DISI. CO., LOUISVILLE, KY. • 86 PROOF SUCCESSFUL CHRYSLER IN HISTORY! THEYEAR>AHEADCAR! Here'j dramatic proof that there's more that's new in Chrysler than in all other competitive cars combined! New In 1556 Major style changes Longer Body New Pushbutton Drive Control* New Revolutionary Brake System Hi-Fi Record Player* Increased Horsepower Instant Heating System* Chrysler YES YES YES YES YES YES YES Comparably- priced Car"B" NO NO NO NO NO YES NO Comparably- priced Car "O" NO NO NO NO NO YES NO Comparably- prlcad C«r"M" NO YES NO NO NO YES NO And tlM «1h«r 1 cart ittll d« not haw lull-tint* poww *tt«Hnc and th. akpjan«-tyta V-l Mlf hM . . . major advance which Cnryilvr hat had for ytartl And you can own a bigger, more powerful Chrysler Windsor V-8 for the cost of a medium-price car . . . even for the coal of a "low-price" car with all the optional equipment. Our "Quality lit" U»d Con are Iht b«t Uud Con in town-only ol th« Chryiler "Sljn of Qucllty." *Optionol at unoll txtra co«l T. I. SEAY MOTOR CO. 131 E. Main St. INTM THI $1 50,000 LUCKY MOTOR NUmtIR SWIIPSTAKIS AT YOO« CMRYSIM-KYMOUTH DfAlW'i NEW TELALINER IS THE FIRST TO SAFETY CHECK CARS BY ELECTOMAGNETISM^ Electronic Principles Employed for the First- Time to Expose Causes of Dangerous Steering Right Before Motorists' Eyes. Telaliner service is the biggest advance in a decade for safer car driving and increased lire mileage. This new machine utilizes electricity and electronic principles of electronagnetism to put the exact condition of a car's steering right on the Telaliner screen. Through this newest safety advance, a car owner can see for the first time right on the lelalinler screen the exact reasons why his ear steers hard, why tires wear out fast, why the car has a tendency to pull to one side. The Telaliner will enable us to give you faster, more efficient, and more economical service. Stop in today and see for yourself the difference this service can make in your car! PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. 300 Broadway Phon* 3-4453

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,200+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free