The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 14, 1956 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, February 14, 1956
Page 9
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—TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14,1958 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS -PAGE NIN1- Top Coge Seeding Goes to Osceolo Missco Senior Boys Meet Opens Tonight WILSON — The Mississippi County Senior Boys High School Basketball Tournament opens tonight here at the spacious high school gym starting at 6:15 The meet runs throughout the week with consolation and final to be played Saturday night. In the first game, Shawnee shares They play their first game Thursday night. Second seeding went to Coach the spotlight with Burdette. Following at 7:30, Oosnell and Missco Swap punches and winding up the party it'll be Dell vs. Luxora. The classy Osceola Seminolts of Coach Austin Hanner were first •ceded In pre-tourney ranking;!. Armorel Bob Courtway's Wilson ' Bulldogs and third . to the Dyew Eagles coached by Tom Par|c. Wilson sees initial action Wednesday while Dyess it Idle until Thursday. The full-bracket lay-out below this story will be published eacb iaj a* the meet progresses. Admission to the floor show each night 'is 25c for students and 50c lor adults while the charge for the finals Saturday night wiU only be increased to 35c and 7Sc. Bye ' Sbawnec BurdeUe MtoMO GoMteM Wltaoo Bf. OMMh By. KeiMr By. Luon Den Dye* Bye - - ' Drake Is Puzzled In Bazooka Draw NEW YORK, W>—Ray Drake, budding electronic technician who fights to continue hie studies, is puzzled by last night's activities at St. Nicholas Arena. Drake, --35, thought he won "easy" from Hardy (Bazooka) Smlhvood only to discover the beet he could get was, a daw In 10 rounds. Referee Ray Miller penalized Drake, 15»y 4 , the filth round for holding around the neck and the ninth for hitting Smallwood, 158&. after tht bell. As Drake had won the fifth easily, his best round of the night, the penalty cost him the decision . Referee Miller, despite his penal- tits, vo*4d for Drake 6-4. Judge Artie Aidala had Smallwood on top M-l and Judge Nick Oamboli saw it 5-5 an dalso 5-5 In point*. The AP card was 5-4-1 for Smallwood but six of nine writers at ringside thought Drake won. The fifth was decisive, for Drake spun Smallwood and shook him up twice wltb right hand punches. "I didn't know he took the rounds away until after the fight," said Drake, "he didn't even warn me. ' His seconds must have known for Miller want to both judges to inform them of his actions. FISH TALE — They didn't submit a snapshot to back up their fish story but Ed Lawler of Cooler, D. M. Lawrence of Steele and Lex Williams at Portageville claim they caught OM, more than twice as bi« a< this jewflsh (which weighs about 150 Ibs.) early this month in North Fort Myers, Pla. Their wives and Williams' daughter, Linda, also went alone: on the annual Florida trip. The ladies landed some twauiie*. too, including a 140-lb. jewfish. Dons, Flyers, Illini Running At Top in AP Basketball Poll By HUGH FtLLERTON JR. The Associated Press It's San Francisco on top, as usual, in the weekly rankings of the nation's college basketball teams. HELPS—Carl Boldt, 6-4 junior college transfer, gives San • Francisco an outside scoring, punch to back up Bill Russell, K. C. Jones and company as they head for a second straight nntinnal college basketball title. Sailor 6-1, Find, Social Outcast 4-1 in Widener MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — Odds- makers began figuring today what chance a dozen other probable . starters will have against Nashua in Saturday's $100,000 added Widener Handicap, at Hialeah Park. Nashua, who will make his 1956 start in the colors of Leslie Combs It, head of the syndicate that bought him last Dec. 15, will be ridden by his regular Jockey Eddie Arcaro. He is quoted at 1-2. Nashua hasn't started since Oct. 15 but has been working smartly. The track at Hlaleab., where Nashua has been since Christmas Eve, was still heavy -from Saturday's rains. Trainer Sunny Jim Fitzsimmons decided to give the prize horse a full-scale Workout on th drier track at'Tropical Park, five miles south of Hialeah. thl; morning. Nashua will have Ted Atkinson in the saddle and will carry about 125 pounds in his last heavy workout for the Widener. Meanwhile, his possible opposition in the mile and a quarter Saturday feature began- taking shape. Social Outcast and Find, from the Alfred O. Vanderbilt barn were rated a* 4-1 while Brookmeade's Sailor was 6-1. Hasty House,_ Farm's Sea 0' Erin and Mister Black are rated at 8-1, the same odds quoted on El Rio Stable's El Chama, Venezuelan star who won the Laurel International last fall, Rated at 20-1 are Calumet Farm's Fleet Bird, Foxcatcher Farm's Chevation, Mrs. B. D. Jacobs' Man of Destiny and Prank C. Rand Jr.'s Prince Morv.i, the latter an Australian horse who was second on the turf at Hialeah in a recent effort. For the 10th straight week in the balloting of sports writers and broadcasters in the Associated Press poll, the unbeaten Dons came out far ahead. Drawing 83 of a possible 136 first-place votes, they polled 1,228 points on the usual basis of 10 for each first-place vote. 9 for second, etc. The once-beaten Dayton Flyers strengthened '.heir hold on second place in a scramble which saw four teams contending for runner- up honors and a fifth drop out rather unexpectedly. The big changes, after a week of rugged competition which produced some surprising'results, saw Vanderbilt tumble from third place to sixth and Illinois exchange places with the Commodores. Duke, which had squeezed into eighth a week ago, dropped out' of the first 10. Most of the other places were shaken up. . Behind San Francisco and Dayton, they wound up in this order: Harrison High Victorious Harrison High won a doubleheader from Ripley here last night as the girls dumped their opponents 30-17 snd the boys took their win, 66i65. Margie Carmel paced the girls to their 16th straight without a defeat by dropping In 11 points. Stokes 24, Johnson 20, Walker 14 and the captain Strickland with 10 led the boyj. A prized gift from- Gen. Morgan of Morgan's Raiders was Old Crow ConftJeratt Gtiutal Morton sent "t iemijohn of Old Cram to Dr. • * Fn, tfritud in Ltiintfcn, Kf, HOW IN A MILDER. LOWEH- PRICED 86 PROOF. BOTTLING I KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON WM)»KBY Old Cnw 100 ftw/flo«W-m Bout KatluA) OLD CROW CROW DHTUURT COMPART. DIVISION or KKTMNH PROBUCTS CORPORATION. MANKFORT, RY. Tires and Tubes Body and Fender.^ LUBRICATION CAR WASH OIL CHANGE CAR POLISH Yti, we can offtr you complete Car Servicing at . . . PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. llytheville, Ark. Phone 1-4451 IJUjiofs, Louisville, North Carolina State, Vanderbilt, Kentucky, Alabama, Temple, North Carolina. The Illini apparently made a strong impression when they submerged Ohio State 111-64 Saturday. Vanderbilt, on the other hand, took an 88-61 thumping from Alabama early in the week and Fights Lost Night By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW yOKK. — Hardy (Bazooka) Smallwood, 158 l /2> New York, drew with Ray Drake, 159 li, New York, 10. Providence, R. I. — Sandy Saddler, 132, New York, stopped Curly Monroe. 135, Wrocester, Mass., 3. San Diego. Calif.. — Matt Jackson, 177, Salt LaKe City, stopped Tommy Harrison, 182, Los Angeles, 4. yielded the Southeastern Conference lead. Duke dropped an 80-77 decision to Wake Forest. The leaders, with first-place votes in parentheses: 1. San Francisco (83) ... 1,228 2. Dayton (8; 960 3. Illinois (9) 816 4. Louisville (11) 800 5. N.C. State (4) 751 6. Vanderbilt 449 7. Kentucky (1) 374 8. Alabama (7) 347 9. Temple 276 10. North Carolina (3) 204, -The nd 10: 11. Duke ..: 12. Southern Methodist (1) 13. St. Francis (Bklyn) 14. Oklahoma City (2) 15. Iowa ... 16. Holy Cross 17. St. Louis (3) 18. Houston 19. Memphis State .. 20. UCLA <1) College Basketball «y THE ASSOCIATED PRESi Holy Cross 84, Notre Dame 7* Cincinnati 95, Duquesne 79 Boston College 91, Tufts 79 Alabama 109. Florida 74 Vanderbilt 74, Tulane 67 Kentucky 86, Mississippi State M Georgia Tech 97, Louisiana Stat« T( Auburn 96, Georgia 80 Tennessee 65, Mississippi 83 Wake Forest 73, Richmond 88 Virginia 96, Clemson 85 West Virginia 105, William * Mary 90 Georgetown 75, Spring Hill 51 Illinois 89, Michigan 66 Iowa 88, Purdue 75 Minnesota 77, Michigan State 79 Wisconsin 69, Indiana 67 Ohio State 83, Northwestern 7| Xavier (Ohio) 99, Louisville 59 Culver-Stockton 80, Tarkio 75 Southeast Missouri 51, Kirksvill* College 47 Emporia (Kas.) 75, Omaha 70 Lincoln (Mo.1 58. Warrensburg Friends 90, Kansas Wesleyan 9» Nebraska 68, Oklahoma 61 (Overtime). 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