The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 18, 1956 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, February 18, 1956
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PAGE FIVE BLYTHBVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18, Grizzlies Devour Chicks «»*•*«':»*»»** Ft. Smith Bounces Back in 57-44 Win FT. SMITH — After the Big' Eight game here last night, Coach Jimmy .Fisher of the Blytheville High Chickasaws said: "We had it last night and they had it tonight." And that was just about the way it went, too. Thursday night the Chicles screamed to a last-second victory, 50-48, but last night the Ft. Smith Grii>zlles were in command from start to finish, running away in the last two minutes to a-57-44 final count. The Tribe's machine just couldn't chug. They fell behind 16-10 at the first quarter post and were fading 34-22 when the buzzer sounded for the middlTTSn-minUte break. The Chicks kicked up a little dust In the third quarter and pranced to within three point' on a pair of successive field foals by Freddy Akers. But Johnny King and Neal Collier stretched it to 43-36 lor. the growling Grizzlies after completion of three full quarters. * * * AKERS HAD 15 point* to lead the Chicks again in scoring matters. His share 1n Thursday's triumph totalled 11. Bill? Daniels, MS forward who •tartud the same on the Much, made an impressive showing with nine points. On the opposite page of the official storekeeper'* book. King •hows up with 16 and Collier 18. But the athlete who glittered mart brilliantly on the floor lut night waa Ft. Smith's Harold Owen*. He WM a slave nnder the boardf and popped In U poloti daring hto spare time. Blytheville, by the way, won the rebound battle, 32-27. • * • BOBBY JONES only carved out tour point* for himself ... hardly impressive for an eye like his. He spiked his first basket near the end of the third quarter. Jimmy Bratcher didn't land » goal until midway into the la«t frame. He fouled out with six seconds remaining on the clock. Fred Hodges fouled out with 3:15 left. But Ft. Smith's Larry Holt beat them all to the penalty box, leaving on five personals with just two minutes of the third quarter swallowed up. Patterson's 49 Points Not Enough Wilson and Osceoia Play Tonight in Missco Final WILSON - Carl Patterson painted the gym here last night with a 49-point scoring spree sftKSKKssssrta Bwsufc^s'aaffi'as mentTy thumptag Arniorel, 73-64. Their opponents will be Osceoia, the team that took care of Dyess in the other game last night, 70-64. Armorel'and Dyess will meet tonight in the consolation playoff starting at 7:15. The main event goes on at 8:30. The first game lasf night was a throbber, close at the first quarter and tied 3S-3S at the half. WUson slipped slowly away. Out of Patterson's 48 tallies, 13 were free pitches. He only mlued one at the free line. Osceoia leaped to an early lead in the finale and had a relaxed 3636' Intermission lead. Dyess played catch-up most'of the way but they never did. Arnwrel Richards batted in JO points for Dyess while Semlnole Reeves came up with 24 for Osceoia. • • * THE TITLE' GAME win also be the "rubber" matph between Osce- oia and Wilson, each having one in the home lair. Both teams are also the top- jeeded teams in the meet, Osce- oia was ranked tint. And with third-seeded Dyess also on the menu, and facing Armorel and the fabulous Carl Patterson, basketball rans who sit in on the show won't see a better night's ^action in. a long time. Wilson Po§. Armorel Peepers. 8 F Patterson, 49 Sugg, 8 f B. Tranum 31 C Bob Tranum, 4 Q Cissell, 18 G Substitutions: Wilson — Cecil,. 4, Floyd. Armorel—Lilly. ' Williams, 7 Elliott, 3 Stevenson Garreson, 5 Osceoia Wells, 4 Dye, 2 Lucas, 17 Hopkins, 19 Reeves, Pos. F F C G G Dyess Darnell, 10 Richards, 20 Southern, 6 Barnes, 2 James, 12 .ecvctj, m •*> . w.~——, — Substitutions: Osceoia — Gentry, 4, Hill, Bell. Dyess—Denton, Cash, 14, McVay. By. BlytheTllle Abbott, 7 Bratcher, 1 Hodges, 7 Jones, 4 Akers, 16 Poa. T F C a a Ft. Smith " Collier, 16 Owens, 19 King, 1« Holt, 3 Lee, 6 rlACIOr AW • •"• ' Substitutions: Blytheville — Daniels 8, Slayton, Holt, Thomas, White. It. Smith — Gordon, Ragland. There were quite a few Blytheville fan» bellowing from the blnaoher*, including some «- Chickaeawt now attendinc the University of Arka»M. Danny Edgmon was the Blytheville scorekeeper last night, and Thursday the chore fell in the lap of Bob OhildreM. Incidentally, H rained here ynterday morning, and for a •hort while in the afternion, but the tUM were dr.v lut night. Ft. Smith hit 21 free throws on 31 attempts. The Chicks only missed nine but were only awarded 19 tries. » J * THE BLYTHEVUXE PARTY wasn't expected to be back in their home city until some time late this afternoon. The Chlckasawl — their Big Eight record now 4-9—close their regular season at home a week from tonight against Little Rock. Although the entire weekend schedule of games in the conference hasn't been tabulated as yet Shan Birdette Mlwoe Gowrtl WUwn Bye Ofceola Bye Ketoer Armor*! Armorel Bordette Mlueo Wilson Wilson WIKoe Osceoia Bye Kelser | Dell ._, ... -.—I ' ]] DyeM I *>yw« ....,.,...«. ,( j 1 • • " • 1 By. j Dyesg Osceoia Leachville Moves Into Junior Final JONESBORO — The Leachville juniors advanced to the finals of the District A tourney here last night as they trimmed Trumann, S8-51 They meet Jonesboro tonight it's believe* that the Chick* have slipped back into seventh place, swapping place* with Ft. Smith. This li unofficial, however. Officially, the Chicks are 10-9 for the season. for the crown at 8 o'clock. Leachville licked Harrisburg, 4016, and West Memphis, 42-22, earlier in the week. Last night's box score: Leachville Pos. Trumann F E. Towell, 6 . C. Towell, 10 Ward, 11 Kennett,.33 .. Byrd, 9 Dunean, 7 F ... Thompson, 6 Wright, 4 Cunningham, 5 .... Bobbins, 4 — Ray. Tru- . C . G G Subs: Leachville mann — Wilcoxin, 3, Slinkard, 2. The Centennial race track In Littletown, Colo., will hold a 50-day thoroughbred meeting beginning June 29 and ending Sept. 8. Keiser Trimmed In District MABMADUKE — Marmaduke's girls trimmed Keiser here last night in the District basketball tournament and will take on Turrell tonight in the championship game. From, a 32-23 halftime lead, Marmaduke swept along to a 60-52 final score. Payne hit 21 for the winners while Mattie Smith of Keiser contributed 28. Reiser's Mills, the set-shot artist, was held down with no field goals. Jolene Underwood of Marmaduke covered her like the Phog Allen Fails to Reach 1,000th Win Louisville Downs Dayton By BEN OLAN The Associated Press Because Rollins and Russell kept 'em rollin', the Louisville Cardinals regained. a bushel- full of basketball prestige and the San Francisco Dons kept their record-breaking winning streak intact Louisville, losers by 40 points to Xavier of Ohio Monday night, definitely were "up" last night, closing with a rush to nip Dayton 59-56 for their second .straight upset ol the second • ranked Flyers. The Cardinals thus upped their season's mark to a handsome 21-2. Phil Rollins who, until recently, had' been sidelined with a hand injury, pulled Louisville through. He scored the fourth-ranked Cardinals' last seven points after the NIT-bound clubs had entered the final two minutes tried at 52-all. Meanwhile, the top-ranked Dons had a real fight on their hands before subduing St. .Mary's Calif., 14-63. If it wasn't for Bill Russell the chances are San Francisco's unprecedented skein would have ended at 45 games. Man-to-Man Shackled b^ St. Mary's tight man-to-man defence, the Dons led by only five points at . halftime. Except'for Russell, they were unable to hit consistently .'rom the floor. But the big man played all the way for the first time this season ind wound up with 28 points. In other games. Joe Holup poured in 49 points to lead George Washington to a 107-87 triumph over Furirmn. Holy Croas tripped Colgate 86-63. Oklahoma nipped Kansas 69-68. UCLA, the Pacific Coast Conference leader,' downed Oregon State 77-56. In the Ivy League Brown surprised Columbia 67-99 and Dartmouth defeated Cor- Rebuilt Bikes For Sale We Carry All Parta And Repair Bikes & Tricycles CULLISON IICYCLE SHOP All Work Guarantee* Acrow From Kroter rh. 1-«1» nell 79-61. Until last night, Dayton had thought it had found a home on the road. The Flyers had not been beaten In an "away" game since the 1953-1954 season. Louisville had snapped the Flyers' unbeaten string of 14 games Jan. 28 in a 64-63 overtime thriller in Dayton. Kolup broke his own school record while hitting on 13 field goals and 25 free throws. At one stretch, he poured in 21 consecutive free throws. Darrel! Floyd, the nation's leading point maker, wound up with' 36 points for» Furman. Holy CTOM Ralllei Holy Cross, ranked l«th in the latest Associated Press poll, led Colgate by only 66-62 with five minutes to go. But the Crusaders then rallied for 14 straight points. Tom Heinsohn paced the winners with 33 points. Oklahoma's "squeaker" prevented Kansas coach Phog Allen from posting a victory in his 1,000th game. It was Oklahoma's first vie tory in the Big Seven Conferencf after seven defeats. It took twc tree throws by Ed Abbey in thi final minute to pull it out for thi Sooners. Columbia had no one to match the point production of Brown's Tebo. The Bears' sophomdre col lected 29 points. Dartmouth was paced by Boi Judson's 21 points. In other action in the Paoifii Coast Conference, Californi: whipped Washington State 87-55 Stanford beat Southern California 78-74 in overtime and Washington downed Idaho 46-34. We Buy Ear Corn FARMERS SOYBEAN CO. "Horn* of SwMm Sen-fee" Broidway A Hutnon . Phon* .MH»1 FIRST POLi Widener Handicop on TV Today 4-Year-Old Debut for Nashua Nashua makes his 4-year-old debut this afternoon in the ?129,800 Widener Handicap at Hialeah, and is a 1-2 favorite to whip the other eight horses.' Nashua will carry top weight of 127 pounds, will be ridden by Eddie Arcaro. . Biggest opposition is expected to come from Alfred d. Vanderbilt's Social Outcast and Find, both rated 7-2 in the early line. . Jockey on Find will be Ted Atkinson, while Social Out- cast will be ridden by Eric Guerin. Brookmeade Stable's Sailor, Willie Hartack up, is also expected to furnish trouble. The race will be televised over the Memphis WMCT channel, starting at 4 p.m. Race is scheduled to begin at 4:15. Other horses are Sea 0 Erin, Prince Moor, El Chama, Man- of Destiny and Jamie K. College Basketball By TH EASSOCIATED PRESS Brown 67, Columbia 59 Partmouth 79, Cornell 61 Syracuse 75, Penn State 66 Holy Cross 86, Colgate 63 Massachusetts 69, Colby 67 Maine 74, New Hampshire 72 Boston Univ. 98, Bowdoin 69 Louisville 59, Dayton 56 George Washington 107, Furman 87 Oklahoma 88, Kansas 68 Springfield (Mo.) 61, Warrensburg (Mo.) 56 Washburn 81, Fort Hays (Kan.) State 67 Missouri Valley 83, Central (Mo.) 76 William Jewell 68, Westminster (Mo.) 52 Southeastern Okla. 82, Phillips Univ. 65 Okla. Baptist 67, Northwestern Okla. 63 South Dakota 69, South Dakota State 67 Central Okla. 78, Northeastern Okla. 67 East Central Okla. 82, Southwestern Okla. 79. Bockhurst 95, Kansas City Univ. 89 Southwestern (Kan.) 61, St. Benedicts (Kan.) 59 Southeast Missouri 63, North west Missouri 36 Culver - Stockton 81, Carthage (111.) 77 North Dakota 63, North Dakota State 57 Panhandle (Okla.) A&M 91, St. rosephs (N.M.) 66 San Francisco 74, St. Mary's UCLA 77, Oregon State 56 Stanford 78, Southern California 74 (overtime) California 87, Washington State 55 Washington 46, Idaho 34 Colorado A&M 70, Brigham Young 59 skin on a hot dog. In the first game, Turrell dumped Monette, 71-61. Only one game tonight here. The title match. It starts at 7:30. And Now a Fourth Bout Between Fullmer and Turner Is a 'Must' By JACK HAND NEW YORK (AP) — A few minutes after Gene Fullmer won a split decision over 08 Turner in their third rousing battle, the young man from West Jordan, Utah, visited the to*-, er's dressing room to say, "you're the toughest guy I ever saw.' Turner, downcast in defeat, brightened enough to reply, "And they don't make them any tougher than you." The crowd o£ 3,000 that paid about $8,000 to see last night's "rubber" match at Madison Square Garden agreed with both young middleweights. It must have been the same ior the TV light Congress Quiz Threat Adds to Santee Storm NEW YORK (AP) — The battle between Wes Santee and the Amateur Athletic Union over the star miler's amateur status today brought bitter threats of a congressional investigation of the AAU. Santee's attorney, Charles P. Grimes, could not even get to see AAU Secretary - Treasurer Dan Ferris yesterday when he tried to obtain documents on a seven - man committee which will review the Santee case tomorrow. Santee has been told by the AAU to keep out of track meets until his case is cleared from the docket. He is under investigation for irregularities in his expenses in meets on the Pacific Coast. He already has been cleared by his home AAU section. Grimes' outburst is almost certain to lead to bitter exchanges when the committee meets at the New York athletic club tomorrow to make recommendations on the case. Santee probably will be there and so will grimes. Name Calling Already, the AAU and Grimes have come close to the name-calling stage. "I am going to demand a con- gressionarrnvestigation.of both the Amateur Athletic Union and the U.S. Olympic Assn.," thundered Grimes. "These are corporate bodies and I have proof they haven't filed for operation in some states, including New York." "He's a publicity hound who is just trying to make a big noise," scowled Ferris. He added he didn't have the authority to give Grimes the documents in question. Grimes also has threatened the AAU with a civil suit because he says it has no authority to investigate Santee after he was cleared by his home board, the Missouri Valley Assn. Meanwhile, the Marine Corps of which Santee is a member, washed its hands of the dispute, pointing out that that is a "personal affair between Santee and the AAU." The Marines, through Lt. - Col. Merle T. Wetton, the information officer in New York, also disavowed the miler's charge that the AAU was "out to get me." |Stee/e Stock Cor Drag Races Now Sunday afternoon drivers have a place to go. Weather permitting, there'll be some thrilling stock-car drag races on Steele Airport's mile-long blacktop landing strip this Sunday afternoon, starting about one o'clock. It's all unofficial and there are no entrance fees, no prizes. "Anyone and everyone," drum-beater Jim Littlejohn of Steele said, "is invited to enter. Choose your own partner and race if you want." "Souped-up" hot rods are out, though. Only regular stock family cars . . . any year, model or make . . . will be allowed to race. "Here's a chance to test your car -without endangering any lives out on the highway," Littlejohnjsaid. "The track is straight and safe." And the boys at Steele will show you unscratohed fenders to .prove it. BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRES Monday, Feb. 20 8:15 p.m. 6 MAN TAG MATCH 90 Minute Time Limit - Best 2 Out Of 8 F«!ta HERB LARSON, JOE MeCARTHY and Th* MAD MEXICAN V«. LUKE FIELDS, DON FIELDS arid JACK WELCH Adults 50c — Children 15e 3 1-FALL MATCHES 30 Minute Time Limit Larson vs. Welch Luke Fields vt. McCarthy Don Fields vs. Mexican fans at home. A fourth fight is a "must" In this bristling rivalry that could !»•» as long as the Jack Brltton-Ted Lewis 20-bout series in the 1915-X era. Billy Brown, the Garden matchmaker, wants a return. So does Fullmer. Although Oeorgle Katl, Turner's highly excitable manager, screamed "no, no, no" In the dressing room, chances are he'll agree, too. Katz raved about the decision against his busy 25-year-old scrapper from Philadelphia. "I want Commissioner Helfand (Chairman Julius, Helfand of the New York State Athletic Commission) to bring up the three officials and make them look at the motion pictures," he yelled. "Then I want to ask the referee to explain bow he got that 5-3-2 score. Gil won it big." Official Curds Referee Peteey Delia voted for Fullmer 5-3-2 and Judge Leo Blro- baum gave it to Fullmer on points 6-5 after scoring it 5-5 in rounde. A two-point 10th round was tha decisive factor for Blrnbaum under New York rules that provide a 1-4 point system in case of even rounds. Judge Harold Barnes thought Turner won 6-3-1 and the Associated Press card had Turner on top ti-4. Of 11 boxing writers present, five thought turner won, four had fullmer on top and two had it even. All cards were close. It Was one of those fights, fought at close range most of the way with many blazing exchanges. Turner at 151% pounds was la superb condition. DON'T BOTHER ABOUT PARKING! 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