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SATURDAY, MARCH 17, BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE 'rrva 'Goalie' Russell, Dons Take Easy Win UCLA Can Only Bag Five From Field in First Half By ED CORRIGAN The Associated Prei* Bill Russell,' the iron curtain of the Golden Gate, may not be a one-man basketball team but he certainly is a one-man defensive platoon for the University of San Francisco. While the gangling All-America • • — ~~ is minding' the 1 cords, the Dons' opponents might as well not shoot from the outside, as UCLA learned it to its dismay In CorvalUs, Ore., last night. i. The Uclans ? managel to hit on field goals in the first n&ir and were com- I Russell. A« a re* suit, what shaped up as a battle between two of the Pacific-Coast towers of strength turned. Into a routine 72-61 victory for the. DOM. over a, team that had won 17 itralght. It wa« San Francisco's Sand straight victory and an •important one because It advanced Phil-Wol- pert'a ladt one step closer to a luccenful defense of their coveted NCAA championship. The game was a western regional and tonight the Dons meet Utah in the quar- ttrlintJs. SMU Tonlcht The winner, along with the vlc- tori at three other sites 1 tonight, heads for Evanston, 111., lor the •emifinaJ* and final* of the tournament next Thursday and Friday. In other quarterfinals tonight, Temple meet* .Canisius in Philadelphia, Kentucky goes against Iowa in Iowa City and Oklahoma City tangles with Southern Methodist in Lawrence,, Kan. . As If that isn't enough, the National Invitation Tournament geto under way in New York with four gamei pairing St. Francii of Brooklyn against Lafayette, defending champion Duquesne against. Oklahoma A&M, Seton Hall against Marquette and St. Louis against Xavier of Cincinnati. . in the final. Joe Louis in Grappling Debut WASHINGTON (API — Joe Louis, a' winner in his first go at wrestling, today was seriously weighing the idea of making a full- time business of grappling for pay. , The-former heavyweight boxing champion bumped cowboy Rocky Lee out of the Uline Arena ring last night with a right forearm smash. This came after only 10 minutes of tussling. Some 4,100 customers went out on a rainy night to see the former champ. They were for Louis, and Joe enjoyed their cheers. Joe says promoter Bay Fabianl .has offered him a sure $150,000 to wrestle several times a week for the next year. He expects to make up his mind in a few days. Tenley Still Reigns As Queen of US Ice PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Olympic champion Tenley Albright continued her reign as America's ice'queen today — ,,„•„„;,,„ thn firtiiro ciratino tiflp fnr the fifth straight time — , overwhelming Utah, which Is Elected ceed E. , University; A. den—Isaac Cuba, outpo 152, Mexico, 10. Paris., Franc 119'/j, France, the NA1A small Col- iship will be decided I when McNeese State playa Texas southern • performance against ithout star guard K. as a four-year man 3r NCAA post-season an Francisco rates as favorite against turned back Seattle Sergen came off. the n the Waning minutes to score 8 straight re the victory. AlA Prc v F\l^\ I • * J _ J ed TY A— John L. Long- iana State College is dent of the National collegiate Athletics, ted last night to suo- 5us) Fish ot Emporia nU named were Ross hern Illinois Univers- , Eastern New Mexico . B. Morris, Abilene i College, and John ny W.Va College. . Last Niaht 5SOCIATED PRESS Madison Square Gar- (Kld Logart, 147%, nted Caspar Ortega,, Q ce— Alphonse Halimi, e, outpointed. ' Billy Philadelphia, 10. winning the figure skating title for tne nt while the king, Hayes Alan Jenkins, appea ture his fourth consecutive crc The vibrant Miss Albright, a 20- vear-old pre-med student from Newton center, ; Mass., who. Is as close to perfection as. one can get while cutting a pretty figure on the ice, gained revenge last night from Carol Heiss, the brilliant New York youngster who dethroned her as world champion last month in Germany, 5,000 Approve Tenley, clad In a canary-yellow skating outfit, executed a series of jumps, turns and cross-step maneuvers to "the music of Offenbach, that won. the plaudits of the 5,003 spectators as well' as the unanimous first place verdict ot the -five judges. • j, But the 16-year-old Carol, noted for her dash and daring speed as a free skater, didn't go down without a struggle. And the results showed how close the two girls— the world'* best women skaters- were. For content Tenley had ratings of 9.5, 9.7, 9.7, 9.8 and 9.7, compared to 9.5, 9.2, 9.7, 9.7 nad 9.8 for the smaller but faster Carol. On performance it was as tight: Tenley had 9.7, 9.8, 9-9. 9 -8 and 9.8— and that's near perfect considering that 10 is the best you can get— while Carol had 9.8, 9.J, 9.7; 9.7 and 9.9. In third place was Catherine L. Machado of Los Angeles. "tlndet Protest" Jenkins closafc competition 'Is Ronnie Robertson of Los Angeles, skating "under protest" while the U.S. Figure Skating Assn. conducts wn tonight. its Inveetigatt edly brought the 18-year-c uato demand "excessive ex] after the Oly in Europe. Ronnie, a kins in the have compe nied'the cha Jenkins, 22 ior, from Co was the fin five judges figures comp second on all Jenkins, the 'e er, was third A's Op Road S TAMPA, F Athletics sta away from t base today, nati Redlegs A's a day o date— and b Tampa. The West Palm 3 A's B squad minor le«gu< Asquad Is ' o Read Couriei a foreigner that high school gradr and was refused— always second .to Jen Colo. a five-day stand squad. They'll tangle with ' ~ It's Certain as Taxes: Roberts Will Win 20 By BEN' OLAN The Associated Press There is one thing almost as certain as death, taxes and the common cold. Robin Rob erts will win 20 games. And why not? The • strapping right-hander of the Philadelphia.. Phillies, who normally winds up with the most "everything 'among National League . pitchers, has been a 20-game winner the last six years »nd he's looking better than ever this Spring. Yesterday. Roberts, who had a 33-14 record In 1955, threw only 38 pitches in working four scoreless innings against the Cincinnati! Redlegs. He held the Reds to three singles as the Phils won the exhibition game 8-4. Robin has been one of the few bonus players who's-been worth his 'weight in • money. He ' was plucked off the Michigan State campus in 1M8 and given $25,000 to sign by the Phlle. Since then hes compiled 160 victories against 102 defeats. Meanwhile, the champion Brooklyn Dodgers got back on the b?im. edging the Chicago White Sox 10-9 on 11 three-run rally in the e:jhth inning. Larry Doby, obtained from Cleveland this winter, slammed * pair of home runs for the Sox. It was only the Bvooks .second vic- tory'In seven game*. ,- The Indians got excellent relief on a triple by Al Smith and a last four innings and came irom behind to beat the New York iGants 5-4. Narleski. gave up only one hit as Cleveland tied the game in the sixth ind picked up Ihe winning run in the next frame on a triple by Al mith and R single by Eudy Regalado. Cards in Tie Gam* In other , games, the Baltimore Orioles won their first game after six defeats, nipping the Chicago Bufford Shoe Shop Expert 3ho« Rtp»lr Good Show «t Good Prlt*. . I12S. Brwdwiy Cubs 7-«. -The Pittsburgh Pirate put together 14 hits, half o( them for extra bases, to down the De troll Tigers 1Q-5. M»ury McDer molt pitched five scoreless Inning and batted In the winning run 1 the 10th to give the New Yor Yankees 8 5-4' triumph • over th SI.. Loufe Cards, and .MHwauke and the Boston R*d Sox battlec to a 7-7 tie, called because o darkness In the llth. The Washington Senators an Kansas City A's had the day ott. American Electric Supply Inc. - ; Wholesale Distributors of Electrical Supplies and Construction Materials. 213-15 (reor) Wolnut-Blyth«vill«-Ph. 3-8353 104 -106 E. Word — Jonesboro, Ark. — Ph. WIJ 5-5IIS5 Anacond* Wire & Cable—GE Lamps & Devices Square D Motor Controls & Service Equipment Ramset Tools and Supplies Progress, Prescolite, Light & Power Light Fixtures. HEAT MASTER I NUTONE WATER . HEATERS HOODS CHIMES RENT A - RAMSET TOOL Masked Man on Legion Card Four-man tag wrestling, featuring the appearance of a masked wrestler will headline the weekly wrestling card at Memorial Auditor!- Air Base Cage Champs The basketball season at Biytheville Air Force Base ended Saturday when the 4431st Air Base Squadron team (shown above) defeated Field. Maintenance 58-55 in an overtime game for the base championship. The season- began in the new 'base gym Jan. 29. Eight teams' participated with a total of 10 'games being played.- High scorers for the champions in the final game were team captain Pat. Mullens with 22 points and Bill Helsely with 16. Big point producers for Maintenance were Mike Kama with 18 and James Lawler, 14. 4431st Squadron learn members in the photo are (front row, left to-right) Bill Helsely, Leory Fields, Pat Mullens, William Younger, (top row) Lyman Carne, Mat-Drysdale and Gam Justet. (Air Force Photo) Santee Displays Some Pre-Courl Running Form By DICK SMITH CLEVELAND (AP) — Court sessions and conferences with' lawyers have thrown him a little off stride, Wes Santee said, but the fastest miler in America showed last night he's regaining his form. The lean Kansan, who goes back to court in New York Monday to fight Amateur Athletic Union banishment, flashed around t h e Cleveland Arena's banked board track last night in 4 minutes 6.9 seconds. That compared with 4:10.5 at Milwaukee a week ago and 4:13.8 in New York earlier, but after Feb. 19 when he drew tne AAU punishment on a charge of accepting excessive expense money Fastest This Year It was the second fastest indoor mile run in the nation this year, half second slower than Irish champion Eon Delany posted at Boston. "Sure, it's hurt my running, Santee said of his AAU troubles after the race. "But I'm getting there," he added happily. Once again as in Milwaukee and New York, Santee competed in special section of the mile run, his competition furnished by servicemen who do not risk their am- aleur eligibility, pacing the Ma- College Basketball NCAA Basketball Tourney By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Friday's Results (second round San Francisco. 72, UCLA 61 Utah 81, Seattle 12 Houston um Monday night. A masked Wrestler known as the Phantom is scheduled to team with Joe McCarthy in the main event. Opposing them will.be a couple of top-ranking heavyweights, Chic Garibaldi and Johnny James. The Phantom hides his identity under a facial hood which, according to the rules, cannot be removel until he has been defeated in ring action.-' However, in Monday night's match he does not stand a chance of losing his mask as this rule applies only to a regulation match with one opponent and does not include tag matehes. Jomes and Garibaldi are two o{ the top flight contenders for th«heavyweight crown currently worn worn by Lou Trier of St.' Louis. , A special referee is belnf brought in by Promoter Mike Meroney to handle Monday night's bouts. He is Bob Boyer, a professional referee from Ontario,, Can* ada. In the preliminary bouts th« Phantom is scheduled to meet James, and Garibaldi will take on McCarthy. Winner Logart Will Fight 'Best' Southern Methodist 8 . -\ ;.74 Oklahoma City 87, Kansas State 93 , Iowa 97, Morehead (Ky.) 83 Kentucky 84, Wayne (Mich.) 64 Temple 65, Connecticut 59 Canisius 86, Dartmouth 58 Pro Basketball By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Minneapolis 103, St. Louis 97 (Playoff for second place in Western Division rine lieutenant for the first half mile was a fellow Marine from Quantico, Va., Bill Taylor. The 61- second first quarter and 2:04 half mile were a bit on the slow side for Santee, and with a nod to Taylor he swept in front by 15 yards in less than a half lap. His three- quarter time was 3:06. Before it was over he lapped Taylor and Guy Beretcih, former Ohio State Miler. Eddie Kirk of Lockbourne Air Base, Columbus, Ohio, was second; Beretich third. In the simon-pure section of the mile, Ted Wheeler of Iowa won in 4:13, with Phil Coleman of Chicago 10 yards back in second. Mustangs In Tonight LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Southern Methodist University and .Oklahoma City University ( are the finalists in tonight's | Western Regional NCAA championship. SMU ground out a decisive 89- i 74 victory over the Houston Cougars last night. The Oklahoma Chiefs, an at-large entry, survived a furious Kansas State rally and beat the Big Seven titlists, 91-93, in the other regional semifinal. The Mustangs encounter Oklahoma City U. at 9 p.m. CCST) tonight to determine the region's entry against the far Western champion at Evanston, HI, March 22. Tight Defense SMU throttled its Missouri Valley foe last night with a tight defense while Mustang Jim Krebs poured 27 points through the hoops By half-time SMU was ahead 4731 and had little trouble after that. Houston's scoring ace Don Bold- buck fouled :out early in the second half and was held to 11 points. The Oklahoma'City Chiefs almost blew an 18-point margin be- By MURRAY ROSE NEW YORK rfl—"The. way to get a chance at the title is to fight ;or it and I'm willing to meet the best, said Cuba's Isaac (Kid) Logart today in suggesting; an elim- nation tournament among welterweight" contenders. Fresh from a decisive victory over Meixco's Gspar Orega last DeMarco in iMaml. Winner Meets MartinM Matchmaker Billy Brown of the International Boxing Club said he had to iron out a few details with DeMarco's managers first before closing the match. "Let the winner then fight Vince Martinez for the right to meet the champion, said Mafuz. Logart, fourth ranked welterweight behind champion Johnny Saxton, ex-champ Carmen Basilio and DeMarco, racked up his fifth straight victory .with his unan! mous decision over Ortega. A slim crowd of 1,000 braved a driving snowstorm to watch the nationally telecast fight. __ T h e hardy fans gave most of their applause to the 20-ye"ar-old Ortega for his game stand In : his'Garden and TV debut as a featured fighter. _ Draws Blood Logart chopped away at his tall er rivel with wicked left hooks to trie body and head. He. drew blood from the Mexican youngsters nose _but couldn't bring him down at any time. The votes for Logart were: Referee Harry Kessler and Judge Artie Aidala, 6-3-i each, and Judge Bill Recht 1-2-1. The AP card had Logart,in front 7-3, Ortega weighed 15.2 to Ldgarls 147%.' It was Logarts 42nd victory against 5 losses. Ortegas record now is 32-6. fore capitalizing on free-throwing ability and squelqhing the Big even , entry. The Chiefs led at 68-50 and again at 70-52 in the second half but the Wildcats clawed to within twc points- of tielng the score—at 95 93—before yielding. Hutch's Rookies Won't be Mod ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (* — One 'group of persons who can't go away mad at St. Louis Cardinal Manager Fred Hutchinson are- the Redbird rookies. He has been giving all the candidates a chance to display their talents in 'action. Every one of 27 pitchers, • .yet-" fcrans included, has had •• some mound duty either in regular exhibition games or class 8 contests. ; . ' . . At first base ana snortstop three contenders have rotated. Dick Schofield has . appeared in three spring games at short, Alex Grammas' twice and Eddie Kasko once. Wally Moon, Tom Alston and Joe Cunningham have taken turns »t first. ... Dick Stobbs, leading scorer on the University of Virginia's- freshman basketbalf- team, is a brother of Chuck Stobbs, pitcher for the Washington Senators. 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