The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 1, 1956 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 1, 1956
Page 11
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THURSDAY, MARCH 1, t95« BLYTHEVTT.T.E (ATtK 1 COTIRIER NEWS PAGE ELEVEN MISSCO TIGERS — Member* of the basketball Warn from Mluco High School, the 1956-M edition, are (front row, left to right) Jimmy Stacks, manager, J. T. Oavif, Allen Jones, Merle Wil- liams, Joe aienn, Gerald darner, (second row) Coach Verl Hughes, David Hall, Lloyd Morgan, Nllly Hall, Norman Kemp and Lonnle Lacy. MISSCO OIRLI — Bhown with their Cotoh Verl Hughes is the 1955-M girls basketball team from Mlssco High School. Members »re (first row, left to right) Wanda May, Tiny Mae Smith, De Loll Langaton, Nancy Freshour, Shelby Watti, Margie Clark, (second row) Coach Hughes, Bobble Paramore, Ama Sue Young, Sammy Autry, Dorothy Holmes, Brenda Qirdley and Linda Qatewood. Sofa of Indium Q.K.'d CLEVELAND (f)— Sale of the Cleveland Indiana for »3,M1,800 iias approved last night at a meeting of the baseball club's stockholders, ;'Formally ratifying action dub directors' look Feb. 14, the stockholders voted to sell at $1,550 a share to a new company headed by William R. Daley, 63, president of Otis & Co., an investment .firm; Ignatius A. O'Shaughnessy of St. Paul, president of the Globe Oil Co. and Hank Qreenberg, Tribe general manager since 1850. High School Meet Class B Senior Boyi First Round Magnet Cove 6fi, Vandale 57 Hampton 82, Norman 74 Valley View 83, Banks 71 Yellvllle 70, Qrubbs 68 Pro Basketball By THE ASSOCIATED PREH Boston 1M, Fort Wayne M Philadelphia 89, Rochester tl Minneapolis .91, Syracuse M Crime Doesn't Pay HELENA, Mont Wl — One Montanan was arrested three times for killing more than one deer during the hunting season. He was lined $^7.60 for each offense. Recommendation a whisky can have Of all the fine whiskies made in Kentucky... and these are the world's best-Kentuckians themselves overwhelmingly choose Early Times over all other straight whiskies f**'^^ Pint $469 I MM. H*v* better limit with tin't It ilm* you tiittd itf KENTUCKY STMKNT IOUMON WHISKY .11 MOOF • EMIT TIMII DUTIUHY co,. icuuviut i, KI It's 'Batter Up!' for Real Today Spring Training Officially Begins in 16 Major Camps By BEN OLAN The Associated Press It's ."batter up" for real today as baseball's spring training season officially gets under way in 16 major league camps. And from the looks of things ferent from the others. th ; one's not 'going to be any # * * • Hutch Looks For Infield Fights ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. ffi— St. Louis Cardinal Manager Fred Hutchinson expects free-for-all battles at two infield positions and behind the plate to develop with the official opening of spring training to- Incumbent* Wally Moon at first base, Alex Grammas at shortstop and catcher Bill Sarnl must be regarded as regulars until shoved aside by their own performances or those of their rivals, Hutchlnson said yesterday. But he said "we should see some lively competition" at those three position!, • * * * A's Rookie Might Move Lopez WIST PALM BEACH, Fla. W)- Kector Lopei who developed into a top third baseman for the Kansas City Athletics last season may get some work at second and shortstop during spring training. Ranee Plesa, up from Minneapolis of the American Association, is expected to'get a thorough trial at third, reportedly his best position. If he hiu well It could mean moving Lopet to another position. There is little doubt Lopez will be playing some place. Alter a slow start last season, Lopez wound UP batting .3W. He hit 16 home runs and drove In 6t runs. Lopez checked yesterday 'after a winter baseball campaign during which he played second, third and short. He led' the Panamanian League In home runs and runs batted in and was second In hitting. Optimism? it's rampant. The rookies are sure to make the grade. The vets are certain to come back with a good year and if you take some predictions «t face value, they're liable to have eight I'irst-divislon clubs In each league this season. Let's start with the veterans. Willie Jones, a nine-year man with the Philadelphia Phillies, reports he's In the best shape of his career. Streamlined "Just six pounds overweight," he gloated. "I'll be a streamlined gazelle when the season opens. Best shape you'll ever se. I'm the Phillies third baseman. Don't forget that." Dale Mitchell, who's been around even longer than. Jones, showed up in Cleveland's camp yesterday and worked out at first base. "Just so I stay in shape. Then maybe they'll use me somewhere," he said. : And in the Chicago Cubs' quarters. In Mesa, Ariz, pitcher Russ Meyer, obtained from brooklyn during the winter, indicated he was ready to work in one of the intrasquad games this weekend. This despite some arm trouble' he developed earlier this week. Jim Harn, Johnny Antonelli and Hoyt Wilhelm, three veteran pitchers, were named to pitch in the New York Giants' first camp game Sunday. Now for the rookies. Help From Knuekler Bonus. pitcher Jim Brady pitched-three mor« hitless innings in Lakeland, Fla. and Detroit Manager Bucky Harris called him "impressive." Brady - now has hurled six hitless in camp contests. . Qlen Cox, a big right-hander the Kansas City A's bought from Brooklyn, figures his knuckle ball wlU help him' make the grade In the majors. He was 11-5 for Mon- UP AND AT 'EM — Billy Hunter, one of the many aspirants for the Yankee shortstop job, displays ais wares before the keen glance of Manager Casey Stengel at St. Petersburg training base. College Basketball By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Duquesne 87, Dayton 8« Dartmouth 76, Yale 67 Fordham 81. Columbia 68 treal In 1955. In Vero Beach, Fla., Bob Wilson, 28-year-old outfielder who hit :311 for Montreal, was touted as the newcomer most likely to make the Dodgers. Penn State 76, Carnegie Tech 66 Canisius 78, Syracuse 73 Lasalle 71, Villanova 64 Temple 86, Albright 75 Louisville 83, Xavier (Ohio) 70 Notre Dame 87, Marquette 69 Miami (Ohio) 89, Cincinnati 81 Washington (St. Louis) 65, Belot 58 Texas Tech 87, New Mexco A&M 66 Air Force Academy 96, Wyoming Frosh 63 Carmelo Costa fought his first 34 professional battles in Brooklyn and Manhattan rings because hts manager, Jerry S«Uca, refuses to travel. London Sporting Club Is Not Out Of Business Yet NEW YORK (AP) - Matchmaker Tex Sullivan and his London Sporting Club put their newly won stay of exe- cdtion to the test today, applying for approval by the New York State Athletic Commission for a proposed boxing match March 12 at St. Nick's Arena. Just 24 hours earlier. Sullivan and the London 8 C. appeared to be out of business, effective next Tuesday, under a commission ruling stripping them of their licenses. But the State Supreme Court, at Sullivan's petition, intervened yesterday, granting a stay of enforcement against the commission order pending a hearing March 13. Sullivan's petition argued he had been denied "due process" In the commission decision, which also levied a »5,000 fine against the club and Willie Gilzenberg. ts treasurer, who also lost his boxing license. The PosslbllitlM The commission, headed by Julius Helfand, probably will approve Suillvan's request to stage the March 12 bout between lightweights Carlos Ortiz and Paolo Rosi, unless one of its three members believes It to be a poor match. At least three possibilities lay ahead at the March 13 hearing: 1. The case may be sent to the Appellate Court for * review of the evidence. i. The case -nay be reviewed on the ground-the commission's edict was arbitrary and capricious. 3. The case may be dismissed, in effect upholding the commission order. Sullivan and the London S.C., of which he Is president, were unfrocked by the commission on eight charges of violating assorted commission rules. One of the primary charges was that Sullivan had attempted to thwart the commission's ban of the New York Boxing Guild. Read Courier Newa Classified Ada. TO WIN $50,000 1 Hurry, hurry, hurry! Enter Plymouth's fabulous '150,000 Lucky Motor Number Sweepstakes! Just a few days left. 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