The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 13, 1956 · Page 11
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TOBtDAT, XAROH M, MM (AMD OOVSIBR KSWI PAGE BLETCT UlJMi- BRAGGADOCIO EAGLES —• These boys represented Braggadocio High In Pemiscot County during th« 1955-56 basketball season. With their coach James Arnold, they are (left to right) Bruton, ' I/ack, McLemore, Orinstead, Oarion and Cop- ' page. (Photo by Sanders) Orioles Still Have Long Way To Go-Richards Sighs Its So By ED COBRIGAN The Associated Press Manager Paul Richards of the Baltimore Orioles must be mellowing or the depths of seventh place in the American League might have made him pull his belt in a notch. No longer is he breathing fire and brimstone, challenging his opponents to lick him. "We're just about the same as last year," he sighed today before Bending his outfit against the New York Giants in an exhibition game In Phoenix. "We have some good boys, but they're pretty young. We tried to operate too much in a hurry with kids last year," Problem No Secret Richard's main problem is no secret around the circuit. He has adequate pitching built around Jim Wilson, a better-than-average defense with shortstop Willie Miranda as the bulwark but no hitting. Richards js the first to admit he is involved in a long-range building program. He has several youngsters in camp who are highly impressive but obviously a season or two away. The most impressive are John Francona, a 22- year-old first baseman, and Brooks Robinson, an 18-year-old third ba§eman. ' The Orioles' lack of power was evident in Scotlsdale, Ariz., yesterday when they took a 9-5 lacing from the unbeaten Giants. Jim Pisoni, a rookie outfielder, got the Orioles' only big blow, a two-run homer off Jim Hearn. Bums Perk Up The world champion Brooklyn Dodgers, who have looked miserable while Manager Walt Alston has been testing his rookie crop, won their first exhibition, a 5-2 decision over Milwaukee in Miami Roger Craig, Stan Williams and Sandy Koufax held the Braves to two hits. The New York Yankees' Whitey Ford tossed four scoreless innings while his mates were whipping; the Chicago White Sox 4-2. Sore-arm Curt Simmons held the Pittsburgh Pirates at bay for three innings as the Philadelphia Phillies whipped the Buccos 5-1. Robin Roberts also chipped in with three scoreless frames. The Kansas City A's stopped the Boston Red Sox 7-4 behind effective elbow work by three rookies- Walt Craddock, Bill Herriage and Bill Harrington. Charley Rabe, Tom Acker and Pat Scantlebury. three more freshmen, tamed the St. Louis Cardinals for the Cincinnati Redlegs 2-1. The Cleveland Indians crushed the Chicago Cubs 7-6 with five ruris in the eighth inning. Fights Last Night New York — Hardy (Bazooka) Smallwood, 160, New York, out- pointed Ray Drake, 160, New York 10 New Britain, Conn. — Floyd Patterson, 183, Brooklyn, stopped Jimmy Walls, 193, Bermuda, 2 Toronto — Arthur King, 145 3 ,i, Toronto, outpointed Chico Vejar, 152i>2, Stamford, Conn., 10 Ouachita Girls Win in AAU ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — Girls from Ouachita College of Arkadelphia beat Platt College at St. Joseph, Mo here last night in a second round gome for the Women's National AATJ basketball title. Billie Mann scored 23 points for the victors in the 46-38 game. SEED SOYBEANS Should be re-cleaned before planting! —Our cleaner removes all morning glorys, weed seed and foreign material. Charges for This Service Very Reasonable. , HENDERSON SEED CO. S. Highway 61 Ph. POplar 2-2860 Kit's even better than sweet-mash' bourbon" 1 . ,, '.'Even smoother than 'sour-mash' bourbon" The one and only "mellow-mash" bourbon... Yellowstone For over 100 years, people have been discovering something "new" in old Kentucky . . . * different bourbon, remarkably free of bitt. It hat the beat features of sweet and sour-mash bourbon. It's a step better —mellow-mash, the exclusive Yellowstone way of achieving full-bourbon Itaw With light body. KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKEY M AND XI rROOF AMO AVAH.AMI IM FBOOT BOTTt ED-IN-BOND THE ORIGINAL "NO-BrTf H3UKBON ftitHhd a>t kutM by MbwitaM, Inc., Uuhvffli, Kwhrty, DMlfen of GfMimon Ofttifftrl« Company AP's Final Weekly Poll Dons No.l Cage Team Second Straight Year By HUGH FULLERTO.V JB. The Associated Frees For the second straight year, the Univer sity of San Francisco will go into the NCAA tball Tournament as the nation's No. 1 team on the basis of regular seas Basketball San Francisco's Dons, the winning-est team in major college history, today received the No. 1 designation from 132 sports writers and broadcasters participating in the season's final Associated Press ranking poll. — They wound up the 1954-55 season in the same position, went on to capture the national title in the NCAA Tournament and swept through all their 25 games in the just-ended 1955-56 campaign without a loss. They have won 51 games in a row. On Top Every Week They were the experts' pick to repeat in the preseason AP poll and have been on top every week through the season. In the final balloting, 66 • voted San Francisco first and 39 others put them second. In terms of the usual '10-9-8, etc., point scoring from first to tenth places. San Francisco polled 1,161 points. North Carolina State, champion of the powerful Atlantic Coast Conference, finished second place, but with only 809 points. Then came Dayton, Iowa, Alabama, Louisville, Southern Methodist, TJCLA, Kentucky and Illinois. There were only two major changes from the previous week Iowa, which had to go right to the finish to take the Big Ten championship, moved up to fourth place ahead of Alabama's Southeastern Conference champions. Illinois, which blew its final game after being a Big Ten contender all season, dropped from seventh to tenth, allowing Southern Methodist and UCLA to advance. first-place The leaders, with votes in parentheses San Francisco (66) ..... 1,161 N.C. State (9) Dayton (2) Iowa (8) Alabama (27) Louisville (2) SMU (3) TJCLA (1) 10. Illinois The second 809 186 155 712 551 450 -9* 251 10: •egular season play. 11. Oklahoma City (8) 168 12. Vanderbilt 165 13. North Carolina 143 14. Holy Cross (1) 15. Temple 16. Wake Forest .. 11. Duke 1C. Utah 19. Oklahoma A&M (1) 20. West Virginia (1) . 121 87 17 56 -§4 41 45 Second-Seeded Team Bops Arkansas Tech KANSAS CITY (AP) — Top-seeded Western Illinois set the pace with a 114-87 shellacking of Eastern New Mexico as the week long National Intercollegiate Basketball Tournament opened yesterday. The total of the two scores set a new one-game record for the tournament, topping the, 194 mark by Hmnline (102) and Mississippi (.92) in 1953. Eight teams were eliminated from the field of 32 in the first day's action, and the results followed the form book. Second-seeded Geneva of Beaver Falls, Pa., bounced Arkansas Tech 74-69, and filth-seeded EATJ Claire (Wis) State ousted Portland (Ore) State 84-76 . First day results among the unseeded squads were Rockhurst (Kansas City) 81, Rider (Trenton, N. J.) 59; Central State (Wilbor- force, Ohio) 67, Montana State 66; Gustavus Adolphus 80, East Tennessee 60; Stephen F. Austin (Nacogdoches, Tex.) 72, Coe (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) and Georgia Teachers 81, Southeast Oklahoma 78. elimi- set Arkansas Tech, though nated in the first round, record for consecutive appearances in the tournament. This was its seventh. Five seeded teams getting into action for the first time today are Wheaton (ni), No. 3, McNeese (Lake Charles, La.) No. 4, San Diego State, No. 6, Pittsburg (Kas) State, No. 7, and Texas Southern of Houston, No. 8. Too Many Fishermen RICHMOND, Va. W) — Delegate Edward M. Hudgins, of Chesterfield, wanted to let folks over 65 fish in Virginia without a license, but the legislature killed his bill. Too many of them, said Game Commissioner I. T. Quinn, and it would seriously affect the department's revenues Greenberg Will Pay For Taster' Games TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — General Manager Hank Greenberg thinks the Cleveland Indians are taking too much tim* to play a baseball game and he is doing something about it. He promised that .the club would* player's fund lor each game the Indians win in two hours or less during the regular season. The promise will hold good on road games as well as those at home. 1 The players' | fund will be ad- pay $100 into minis tered Manager Al pez. It will be used for any pur- s-ii-ss-^pgS may choose. "Maybe this will make them hustle a little bit," Greenberg said in announcing his plan. "Something has to be done to speed up games. They are dragging more and more every year." The average length of the Indians' games last season was 2 hours and 20 minutes. They were involved in only about six games which consumed two hours or less. Greenberg said, he conceived the idea to speed up games after sitting through the Tribe's first three exhibition games. The first two ;ames with the New York Giants lasted 2:55 and 2:42. Yesterday's contest with the Chicago Cubs .was timed at 2:49. Pro Basketball Monday's Pro Basketball By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Syracuse 97, St. Louis 92 Minneapolis 102, New York 89 SHOW CASES Heavy Plate Glass—515 and $20 Glass Enclosed Wall Cases — 50 to choose from. EMIL M. DAMON Phone 2-2272 After 6 p.m. Ph. 3-3631 College Basketball BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESf NCAA Tournament (first round) Temple 14, Holy Cross n Canisius 19, North Carolina State 78 (four overtimes) Wayne (Mien.) 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