The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 17, 1956 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, February 17, 1956
Page 9
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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 1956 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE mm Missco Semi-Finals Tonight Keiser Licked by Osceola, Dell Outdistanced by Dyess WILSON — The top-seeded Osceola Seminoles blasted their way into the semi-finals here in the Mississippi County senior high boys basketball tournament last night by delivering an 88-42 K.O. blow to Keiser. Dyess also advanced as they beat Dell to the wire, 55-49. already qualified for berths in the So the stage 'is'set tonight for some blistering action. Coach Bob Courtway's second-seeded Wilson Bulldogs will tro' oi|t against the Armorel Tigers of Coach Jordan Needham in the first one at 7:15. Turning out the lights for the night it'll be Coach Austin Banner's Seminoles and the Dyess Eagles. The Dyess quintet, co'ached by Tom Park, was ranked third in the pre-meet classifications. In last night's opener, Osceola kissed Keiser good-bye at the halfway mark, 43-17. The Seminoles- poured it on, eight of their players figuring in on the scoring. Hill didn't start /ie game but he- netted 18 points just the same. His trail buddy, Armorel though, ripped through for 20. Keiser's Carl Sputa was well represented with 12. . The finale was a more interesting battle Dyess scooted to a 34-21 intermission jump but Dell came back strong. They were reaching several times from just four points back but just didn't have it last Darnell racked up 20 night. Dyess' points for himself and his team, while another forward Richards had 15. Peoples was held In check, only "tabulating 10 for Dell, COOK in tne center slot uncorked 16 tallies. Winners of tonight's skirmishes meet tomorrow night here for the championship. Nelson Hopkins, A ii ( Our teams going tonight have District 3-B which starts Monday at Monette. Osceoli Pos. Keiser Wells, 5 F ... C!. Spain, 7 Lucas, 8 F Mattson, 4 Dye, 3 C . Carl Spain, 12 Hopkins, 20 G Grove, 8 Reeves, 18 Smith, 5 Substitutions: Osceola — Hill, IB, Gentry, 6,. Reese, 7, Mann. Keiser — Deer, Whitehead, 6. Poag. Dye Pos. Dell Darnell. 20 F Holmes Richards, 15 ..., F ... Peeples, 10 .. Cook, 16 .. Lewis, 2 Edwards, 4 "SoUinem, iu . . . . C . Barnes, 4 James G . G . Substitutions: Dyess — Denton, Cash, 2, Jewell, 2, McVay, Jones, 2. Dell — Lardner, 9. By. Mrdctta Burdett* GOMM* WHsw Wltaw BT« Omota Br. Osceolt Krfw Otoeofe Lnxora Den Dell Dyess Bye Djttf Swimmer Ann Curtis is the only female athlete ever to win the James E.> Sullivan Memorial Trophy. She was awarded it for her 1944 performances. Bill Bruton set a.record for the Milwaukee Braves by hitting into only two double plays to 1955. Roy Hartsfield hit into three double plays for the 1950 Boston Braves. Nobody can say the sacrifice fly rule helped Richie Ashburn of the Phillies win the 1955 National League batting title. He hit only one sacrifice fly in batting .338. Louisville, Dayton Go Tonight By ED WILKS The Associated Press San Francisco's Dons should push their major college winning record to 46 straight games tonight against St. •Mary's of California, but if you're looking for the really big basketball action of the night, pal, hustle on to the Louisville Armory. That's where Dayton's Flyers get another the Louisville Cardinals. , Dayton, ranked second only to the Dons in the Associated Press poll, has won 19 of 20 games this season. The one that got away was filched 64-62 in overtime, by LouisviJJe, -ranked fourth and currently 20-2. The return match .between the two NIT-bound clubs should be a pip. These two outfits have battled into overtime in their last three meetings. Hot Rod Clowns Another important game tonight sends UCLA to Oregon State for the first of a two-night pair. UCLA tops the Pacific Coast Conference at 8-0. Oregon State, the defending champ, is only 2-8. None of the ranked teams were in action last night, but West Virginia's Hot Rod Hundley filled the void with an entertaining exhibi- ton at the Mountaineers defeated St. John's Of Brooklyn 82-75 at Madison Square Garden. Hundley, an accomplished clown who also can score, popped in 40 points—then, standing near mid- court, urged (and got) applause as it was announced he had bettered the previous one-game high for the season by a collegian in the Garden (Duquesne's Si Green and NYU's Tom Deluca each hit 39.) The garden record, incidentally is 54 points, by St. John's Harry Boykoff in 1947. Hundley's 40 points also gave him •-- two-year, sophomore - junior total of 1,338—bettering the NCAA -recognized record of 1,335 held by Virginia's Buzz. Wilkinson and Furman's Darrell Floyd. Niagara Nails NIT Bid In the other half of the Garden twin bill, Niagara unofficially nailed down a return to the NTT by banging Seton Hall, already on an NIT entry, by a surprising 87-56 margin. Seton Hall looked atrocious for a team that had lost only 2 of 19. In other games, NIT - bound Xavier (Ohio) lost a second time to Western Kentucky, 74-65; and Richmond got a good grip on third place in the Southern Conference by belting Virginia Military 90-68 while Virginia Tech held off Furman's second hal: charge, led by Floyd, who wound up wth 25, for a 77-75 decision. ROSS CAGERS — Members of the first basketball team to represent the new Ross High School in Pemiscot County are (left to right,, front row) Easley, Bryant, Mathenia, Williams, Milan, McCoy, (second row) N. Ward, P. Ward, Keith Holifield, Brockett, (back row) Boone, Welch, Hurley. The coach is Ray Davis. (Photo by Sanders) Basilio, Saxton Sign for Mar. 14 CHICAGO (AP) — Welterweight champion Carmen Basilio and challenger Johnny Saxton have signed a contract for a 30-30 split of the proceeds for their 15-round title bout in Chicago Stadium March 14. 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