The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 29, 1956 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, February 29, 1956
Page 7
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.1, F1BMMBT M, MM BLTTHITTLLl (ARK.) COURIER NEW! PAGE SEVER by WMB After Playing with COP Whf til the whoop-de-<l» about a downtown fund tot University ol Watbington athlttart . . . wlwn Tlrteally tv«rr m»Jor eoUefli te*m to the country has the same ktad of a ihuh bankroll ... M MM 678 «cM<m»l I»m« befor. MM iM* Mtfc «*««l b«ket- ball ehampioiuhip ol Indiana ta decided . . . BUI Russell'* W8F mate* have figured out a way ot stopping the a-wooptag center . . . "Walt," »«f,tawit, "until you get up againat W1K the SUlt Chamberlain" . . . (could happen In the Olympic elimination*) . . . "Man, that'd b« «om«»ing," »ay» Bill. He'd take the first sin shots, and I'd block them all. Then I'd take the next six shots, . and . he'd block them . When we asked 8-10 Bill and . all." if he were still growing, he winced: "Good lord, I hope not." The NCAA i« quietly continuing Its probe oC the Chamberlain recruitment by Kaniaa ... In the lace of heavy Indiana often Dons Claim All-Time College Cage Mark By ED WILKS The Associated Press Coach Phil Woolpert, whose San Francisco Dons have topped the Associated Press college basketball poll all season, must have been looking at five other guys when he got. the . 6 , . i .» :«!_£ I.A rmtllnct ofala ICec (jaai^ctv.* 1 " 4**"* *"*•* u w .~~ —--j idea his regulars might be getting stale. .. , ..j. it___ lr;«\f iiti tKaii* ViF>M<i£. the He let them kick up their for a change last night and Dons frollicked in an 87-49 runaway against College of the Pacific — locking up their second straight California Basketball Association title and gaining official eriry—to-the NCAA Tournament Wilt the stilt publicity soon will become a deluge with both Look and Life preparing imminent spreads on the fabulous 7-2 freshman . . . Maestro Phog Allen digresses from his varsity chores to spend four houirs weekly on the big personal instruction . . . Pitchers who don't learn how to hit are crazy, says Whitey Ford. . . . Says his concentration on bat'••• BillRnsselt tiny in '55 added three gamei to his win total . . . games in which Casey Stengel didn't pinch hit for him to a crucial spot... • * * Teams on the Georgia Tech grid schedule next fall better ponder this Item: Coach Bobby Dodd is excusing 16 players from spring drills, all of them seasoned lettermen who played more or less regularly in '55 ... add football notes: Colorado A&M, which gave the NFL its bonus pick in Gary Qlick, is supposed to have an even better one next season In Larry Barnes, who's bigger .(213 pounds) and faster . . Houston, still high in the Missouri Valley basketball .landings, just might skip the NCAA playoffs for an NIT bid ... because two of Us bl* guns are four-year men ineligible for the, former tourney . . . The Rochester Royals may be doomed for a playoff berth,by having to' vacate their new arena for the Edgerton Park mausoleum . . . which Is much more of a home court to the veterans around the NBA tban to the rookie-packed Royals . . Tom Gola advises K. C. Jones to get more of an arch to his shot if he wants to aviod trouble in pro ball ... The San Franciscan's flat trajectory heaves can be blocked too easily by the big boys ... * • ' * The Tank> are grooming Johnny Blanchard to succeed Yogi Berra behind the plate aome day ... but back home In Minneapolis he was better known M a high schooler for hii all-city basketball eiplolti The gambling problems which perturb golf are old-hat to tennis which found Itself banned by the French court in the 1500s because ttie proletariat was wagering too heavily on matches . . The netters, publicity conscious now, should embrace Ted Williams, who's using tennis as a basebajl conditioner . . . after a 12-year court layoff . . . Between you'n'mt, ]ackle Robinson may talk about quitting bate- ball ... but he can't afford to — tremendous mortgage on his new Connecticut borne . . . for defense of ther national cham pionship. It was^an Francisco's 48th con? secutive triumph and the 54th in 55 starts, and the school immediately claimed an all-time college record. The game streak by little Peru (Neb State Teachers in the mid-20s as the all-time record. But Dick Blake, Dons' publicity man, said he has a letter from A. G. Wheeler, Peru athletic director, stating the record was against Nebraska teams only and did not represent consecutive victories against all opponents. Wheeler told The Associated Press, however, that he had no way of knowing for sure whether Peru played outstate teams in the streak—which, he added, he found Monotonous NCAA recognizes 55r > thi High School Meet OlaK B Senior Boyi Fint Round Mount Vernon 90, Dover IS Rison 64, Willlsville 58 Lincoln 74, Monette 89 Viola 67, Palestine &5 Gutlli Is Star Boxer SYRACUSE, N. Y. W> — Frank Quelli, captain of Syracuse University's boxing .team, will be one of the favorites to win the national 125-pound title at the NCAA Meet to be held at Madison, Wis., April | 12-H Ouelli is a senior from Rochester, N. Y. I to be 54 games, not 55. Woolpert, who has found winning streak monotonous, ai Dounced he would consider th last four game of the regular season as "scrimmages" in way of a warm up for the opening NCAA tourney game against the Pacific Coast Conference champ (prob ably UCLA, the last team to beal the Dons). So, instead of pulling his regulars early, he let them romp at will against COP. All America Bill Russell, the 8-10 center, promptly banged in 28 points while playing all but 2'4 minutes. SMU Sweep Elsewhere, Southern Methodic became the first team to sweep through the Southwest Conferenc unbeaten since Texas did it i: 1D47. An 89-75 romp against Rice did it for the Mustangs, who hat sewed up their second straigh league crown Saturday. Texas Tech, though idle, loomec as; SMU's probable opening foe in the NCAA as West Texas up set Texas Western 80-79. That let Tech all alone, atop the Borde Conference and with a chance t clinch the title and NCAA bertt against New Mexico A&M tonight George Washington, warmin up for its bid for a title and NCAA entry' in the Southern Conferenc tournament which opens tomor row, clipped Georgetown 93-77, al though ace Joe Holup was held t< 12 points. ficial said today. 'I'm certain we never could. ve entered him in the games cause the international federa- on wouldn't permit it after read- g his testimony," said Irving hoolman, a member of the Ex- utive Committee which imposed ban. "However, on the basis his testimony, we had no re- urse but to suspend him." The AAC yesterday released e report of a committee ap- rinted to investigate Santee and served to confirm the already- ublished resumes. It also brought about the follow- g developments: 1. Pinky Sober, who wrote the eport that led to Santee's con- ction, in effect, challenged the ar miler to try to upset the Ex- cuuve Committee's jurisdiction n the case. Head Courier New.- Classified Ad? why Ancient Age can say: " IF YOU CAN FIND A BETTER BOURBON ...BUY IT!" All wt distill k Kentucky urtlght bourbon. We know that bourbon of the nneit quality require! choice grain*. That'i •M w* Ht*. We know it alU for *f greiteit fkill in distilling. The men who guide the making of Ancient Age •re the mow txp«i«nc*d in In* industry. And k ttk<* Urn oi tta*. Thtt'i why w« wait iix full yean for careful iging to bring the quality ingredient* to their peak of maturity. And to safeguard the uniform quality of Ancient Age, wi distiH it Mom ptact only ... it the Ancient Age dii- tillery in Frankfort, Kentucky... tht bean at the bourbon country. Nothing ha» been ipired to make Ancient Age the greatest bourbon of I!MB til. We invite you to try it to•l|ht. After out MM, ycml Multr- Mtnd why we cm make the challenge "If you can find * better bourbon... MUUT • I TUM U N »00r - •UN ANCKNT AM MSTIUIM 00., FMNKHMT, KY. ad He Been Cleared Olympic SpotforWes Was Not a Certainty By ED COKRIGAN NEW YORK (AP) — Even if Wes Santee had been eared of charges of accepting excessive.expense money, it's oubtful if he could have appeared in the Olympics, an AAU 2. AAU Secretary-Treasurer Dan Ferris said Santee could run in the All-Service Championships in Los Angeles in June. 3. Santee's lawyer Charles P Grimes refused to comment on the report. Sober, head of the AAU Track and Field Committee and an at torney said: "The only leg they (Santee and "' have t of juris Grimes) would possibly stand on is the matter diction. But the AAU constitution points out that the national organ ization has complete priority over any action of a national organiza- WARDELL CARDINALS — Representing Wardell High in Pemiscc't County for the 1955-56 bas- keiball season are these Cardinals', (front row, left to right) Treece, Bankston, McHugh, Bullock, R. Fisher, G. Wilson, M. Fisher, (back row) Coach Robert Edwards, Hooten, Harris, Boren, T. Bankston, Atwill and Cain. (Photo by Sanders) tha any evidence gathered by Sober should have been sent back to the Missouri AAU, which, cleared Santee oE similar charges last year. Sober's report revealed exactly how much above the allowable expenses Santee was charged with accepting—$1,235. Here is how it was broken down: $670 for three meets, in Fresno, Los Angeles and tion." Grimes said when Santee was suspended that he would take the case to the courts on the basis that the Executive Committee did not have jurisdiction in the case— Modeso, Calif., in eight days: recent victims include Bob Satter$290 for meets in Cleveland and field| p-j^,^ Charles and Board Chicago on successive nights; $150 ' ... for meets In, Compton, Calif., a-- 5 TV Fight: 205-lb.Joe Ho/man MIAMI, FlFa.'(AP) — John Holman of Chicago, the fourth-ranking heavyweight, is a 2-1 favorite to whip Joe Rowan of Philadelphia in a nationally televised 10-round fight tonight. Holman, who has lost 1! of 40,205. That's a_bout_20^pounds more fights, has risen from boxing obscurity in the past few months. His , Stockton, Calif., a week 15 ? walk Billy Smith. m - -an, 21, has lost only to Willie , ., and $125 for meets in Philadelphia and Washington on nights. hUarielnhla'i'astrano' in'his last nine outings. "succes^elHe has lost seven in 35 fights. Holman is expected to scale about than his young opponent, but Rowan hopes to equalize the difference with his speed. "I'll be doing my best," said Rowan. "It's a tough fight, but if I didn't think 1 could lick him, I wouldn't be fighting him." ABC will broadcast and telecast at 10 p.m. EST. The all-new fully equipped For the first time anywhere! Mainline Secial Available for defiwry now! Your local Ford Dealer hae a ready supply of these cars, fully equipped, for prompt delivery now! But act fast! This special $49-50-pe*- month offer is for March oniy.' Atan unbelievable $/IA50* per month ; 49 •fries m«y vary uBgbtly according to hdiridwl dealer's pricing policy. 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