The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 26, 1944 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 26, 1944
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PAGE, EIGHT BLYTHEVILMS (AUK.). COUIUEH NEWS BaksiToMeef Savold Tonight Ex-Coal Miner Seeks To Avenge Defeat In Recent Garden Bout NEW YORK, May 2fi (O.P.)— Young heavyweight Joe Baksi will bo"'. out' for.blobd when he meets Lee Sarold nl Now York's Mnrilson Square Garden tonight, And there's a reason why. Savold used Bats! as a stepping stone on the way to fame no later than last March 10, at the same arena. Baksi, a 22-year-old slugger, was riding on .the. crest .-of the boxing wave when lie signed for Hint bout. He had just outfought tough Tumi Mauriello in Ills first Garden main appearance. And the, smart-money hoys figured him an easy winner over the older Savold, who hari yet to print his name on the winning side of the Garden ledger. Baksi was six years younger than the New Jersey fighter, but he ivnsn'1 In condition. And us the brawl; went into the final rounds, the young fighter-faded Instead of the veteran. But today, Baksi believes he's in condition to beat Snvold, who reigns bout.. as lavoiilc for tonight's The fight will go 12 rounds instead of ten as last time. And Kaksi thinks that's all to (lie good. He asked promoter Mike Jacobs for- the longer route, because, he says: ' , "I.never got tired before. I always came on, and I'll come on this time. The last fight taught me.n good lesson, you've got to be in .shape to fight.'' The former Pennsylvania coal ! miner maintains that he's never . been in better condition. And besides that, he's had one experience - with Savold that he won't forget. He says: . ; "I won't go nt hm on a straight line, like I dirt before, giving him a direct target. I'll give him plenty of shifting and side-stepping." '. No matter who wins, it's bound to be n tough brawl, Baksl lins yoiith on Ms side, niul a 12-pound DOPE BUCKET BI j. r. Bid GAME INVITATION Hopes of Ensign William D. (Bill) Godwin to play some more football before he throws In the Uwcl for good mny be realized Writing from Port Pierce, Pla., where he Is udergolng amphibious training with the United States Naval Reserve, the former local high school and University of Georgia grid star, revealed that he had received an Invitation to play in (he all-star football game In Soldiers Field 1 , Chicago, August 30 He Indicated be would accept, providing the Naval big wigs grat him a leave . . . Regardless of the leave, Bill Is almost certain to gel In some football. . . . The gridiron sports is expected to be revived nt the base there and, nntuarlly, the 240- pound center cnmiot resist the urge to don the moleskins again. . . . Nothing would suit him better, except for this tiling to end so he —and the other boys and girls— can return home and resume nor- IIOAT HIDE CANCELED BOAOT HIDE CANCELED In a somewhat dejected mood, Bill said his expected "boat ride" hns been canceled, for the time be- Ing, at. least. . . He has been made n training officer, which means that for the next three months he will remain on terra flrma and help get the recruits ready for the big push. . . Orders have been received to step tip production in men and that bides no glad tidings for Jerry and Nip. "I want lo do what I can for Die Navy", he said, "but I klnda wanted to get a smell of this thing. . . Orders are orders, and I shall not question them, only hope for my chance to come—and soon." "Shoeless Bill" sneaked In a sidelight ambition of his by mentioning a desire to gel Into the coaching game. . . From the lone of his letter there was every indication that he would be definitely Interested in returning to his preri Alum shot put. He played baseball with the American Legion and was considered quite good. . . Had one year at Tulsa. U., where he wns rated one of the most promising frosh on the campus. . . Quite a boy, this Pvt. Richard Grove. . . It wns too good to keep hidden under a bushel! Big 10 Coaches Agree To Stop 'Stall Kicking' CHICAGO, May 20 (UP) — The deliberate out-of-bounds kick, 01 stall boot, as Us sometimes called, has been under fire for some time now. Pans nnd coaches linn: been especially severe In criticizing this negative kind of football. Now the Big Ten coaches have come to a gentlemen's agreement banning the deliberate stall boot. The grid coaches met in closed session nt western conference headquarters In Chicago. They didn't want to buck the National Rules Committee by passing concrete legislation. So they decided on the gentlemen's agreement. Bo McMillan, coach at Indiana University, .says if a Big Ten team engages with a non-conference squad, the two coaches will decide whether lo allow the out-of-bounds kick or not. The Big Ten coaches are hoping lor an official decision ajjalnst, the stall boot. A ban which will hold throughout the nation. FRIDAY, MAY 2G, lf>M Paragould Wins Checker Match Blythcville Players Swamped 131 to 69 In Contests Last Night Tim gnjne ol checkers IK a highly developed si'.irt ttrouhd Paragould, judging from the manner In which n flve-junii team headed by M. O. Raley took John Foster's Blythcville aggregation to n clean- ning In a team checker match at the American Legion hut here last night. When the boaixls had been cleaned in the final set .of games 1'aragould had amassed liie Impressive total of 131 points iigiilasl 00 for Blylhevllle. stnr.s- foe the visiting team were Mr. fin Icy and Carney Buchanan, each of whom accounted for 32 points. Dlylhevllle's high }>oint man was Harry Lutes, who scored 31. JiiK'Imiiaii won 15 games, tied two find lost linen. Raley won 14, tied four and lost two. Blythevlllc's best scorer had 10 svlns, one draw nml nine losses. Members of the Pnragnuld team included Mr. IJuchnnan, Mr. Haley, Jolin Scay, Charles Wood nml Barney ]Io)c<un)>. The Blyllievllle lineup consisted of Lutes, John Foster, Henry Long, Leo Steven.* and a. S. Dowdy. Youthful Boxer . From Utah Hailed As Future Champ By United Press Keith Nuttall, a fighter from Drlglitim City, Utah, should run a«a v with a world championship some day—If It's a case of the I'iirly bird getting the worm Because Nuttall, all 35-pounds of him, will have <mllc an edge over the next generation of fighters. He's only IB-years old. but he's already gained recognition from some ol the big me!) of the squared circle, Jack Dempsey. Max llaer and Henry Armstrong. Hammering Henry Armstrong has taken the young fighter, whose father used to be the Itocky Mountain lightweight champion, on * California tour. The youngster is fast. His footwork Is-nothing short of brilliant nnd he packs .such a wallop thai Ills hands have to be taped, Nntlall has been fighting two or three exhibition touts every week, for Ihe past couple of years. Sportswriters who've seen (he junior tornado in action say lie has great promise. Nnttall has been meeting hoys iwo an ( i three years older than he is, and In some cases pounds heavier: So fafl he's been a pretty weight, advantage. But Savold has i Mater after the wnr.. . . He can experience, he studied under Mike return to his place with Coca Cola Oibbons, and is not only a superb Bottling Company, but athletics is n his blood. , PllODUCES MODEST MIKES One thing this war certainly hns done. . . It, has uncovered a lot of modest Mikes. . . It seems that the more a fellow does the more of a boxer but a sharp and accurate hitter. i Southern .Association Teams To Resume Play ny United Press After one day of traveling nntt resting, if there's rest to be found in day coaches, Southern Association baseball teams take up- the pennant trek again today. And one of the new series just what Nashville wants and needs. The Vols have been the most consistent winners in recent years, and lait >ear won. the Southern pennant. But this .Spring they fell down badly at the start, and have Just begun-to recover. During the road tour just ended Manager Larry Gilbert added two pitchers, Al Melz nt catcher and Pete Blko nt third, And now that he's on the home field. Johnny Mihalic Is available for second base duly. Nashville's series Is against the Birmingham Barons, lenders of the loop by half a game. The Barons are three and n half games ahead of: the fourth-place Vols. But with luck and hard play, that lead may be drastically cut down. shrinking violet he becomes. Major Dick Tipton wrote me to 'cut out that hero tripe" . . . Talvin Moody thought nothing ot bagging live Japanese planes. . Just routine stuff! The boys want their actions to do their ng. . . Lieut. Bill Adnms. athletic officer at the Blythcville Army Air Field, told me a typical story Sunday. He said that while seated at his desk during the week the guard at the main gate called mid said there was a "Mr. Ivan Grove" Baseball Standings ^ SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. t,. Uirmlngham n 10 Ittle Hock ; 1C 10 Memphis 15 12 fashvlllc H 12 <noxvllle 12 13 'llama 12 13 csv Orleans 917 Jrmtlanooga D 17 AMKUICAN LEAGUE W. L. !cw York 17 lo t. Louis ID 15 Washington n 14 hiladelphln 16 15 Jctrolt 15 IB Boston 14 17 Cleveland 14 in Jhlcago 13 17 x—Night gnmc. NATIONAL LKAfiUE W. L. 21 0 1C U 17 12 to see him. Immediately Bill Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Open date; AMERICAN LEAGUE Philadelphia 2, Detroit 0. St. Louis 3, Boston 2. New York at Chicago, rain. Washington 4, Cleveland 2. NATIONAL LEAGUE Boston 1, Pittsburgh 0. Cincinnati nt New York, rain. St Louis at Brooklyn, rain Chicago at Philadelphia, rain. The term."Iran horse" for steam locomotives was coined by Sitting Bull, Sioux Indian chief. Some species -of cuttlefish have eyes 14 inches in diameter. recognized the name as belonging to the athletic director at Hcndrix College, Coiiwny, and requested thut he be sent on up the Ing. . . After the usual greetings Bill inquired of coacli Grove's mission. . . "I camp over to see my nephew, who Is stationed at the base hen", lie replied. "Who Is your nephew", Bill queried as he sought to recall any possible mention of Coach Grove, considered one of the most able athletic mentors In the South. "He Is Pvt. Richard Grove." cam e the answer. "You mean. Dick Grove Is your nephew? Why, he has been attached to my office for some time but not once did he indicate he was relstcd to you. Since he was from Oklahoma, I didn't associate the two names," Lieut. Adams stammered, half apologetically. Then Coach Grove spilled the "beans" on Pvt. Richard Grove', athletic back ground. He not onl> was named on llio .Oklahoma all- slate basketball team, but estab lished a new state record in the • I. Louis . MlUburgh jlnclmmli 'hlliulclplila 13 14 Boston 1510 Jew York ; 13 17 irooklyn 13 17 Chicago 9 18 The soybean was known in China more than 5090 years ago. StJoseph ASPIRIN WORLDS LARGEST SELLER M 191 Guy Gean's SKATING RINK Now Open For Summer liig Ten! 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