The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 9, 1955 · Page 12
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 9, 1955
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PAGE TWELVE BIA'THEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY. DECEMBER 9. 1955 Chicks Travel To Jackson For Game Tonight Blytheville High's undefeated Chicks hit the highways again as they journey to Tennessee for a basketball scrap tonight at Jackson. And unless the ill Jimmy Bratcher quickly recovers from his tangle with King Virus. Coach FisherVrribewill not be^full strength. Hogs Saddle Ag s, Fall in Overtime STJLLWATER, Okla. (AP) — The Arkansas Razor-backs scared the pants off the powerful Oklahoma A&M Aggies last night, but the Porkers couldn't stand prosperity and folded in an overtime basketball contest. be needed, too, since last, reports from the Tennessee fort listed the Jimmy Joyner .- coached Golden Eagles as victorious in their first five starts. B teams from both schools will meet in the preliminary. 66 Point Average To date the Chicks have conquered Southside oi Memphis and] Leachville in the home lair. and| whipped Green County Tech there. They're averaging about 66 points a game, not exactly overwhelming, but the defense has been especially strong, cutting the oppposition to a mere 44 point average. Although Bratcher hasn't started in the opening trio of games, his relief work was especially effective during the important Leachville win. It should be noted, however, thai Blvtheville victories to date have definitely been team victories. Each player who has seen action could be singled out. Zebras Next Week The Tribe is hungry for tonight's win. hoping to meet ther first Big ' ROT Cimpuella * * 1st Major College Cage I III IVMIMVJ • ""^ Tourneys Open Tonight Saturday Night Bragg, Campbell In Tourney Final By Ell WI1.KS The Associated Press me .issocinieu ,res. • city plays he The first major tournaments of the college basketball season open tonight with Ala-; U]11 V] V schc( i bama the second-choice pride of Dixie, defending its Birmingham Classic title while Du- nnis in the quesne tries to improve on the runner-up role it took in the Steel Bowl last year. •B»ma ranked No. 6 in Hie As- (2-0) are expected lo play for the Then ti.e 7ow boys nil three field _ '_ ., , , . _ _ .. ;„!.. . . . .. . ._i. M_ * ..i crown tomorrow night. Very little went on among the sas made two free throws. sociated Press poll and unbeaten in its two starts, sends 6-8 Jerry >d.v mm- »v.«t *... «...v-.o Harper against Texas Christian's; collegians hist night. Scion Hall Horned Press, who are just 1-2 tie-: nudged Western Kentucky's young- spile the high scoring of 6-7 Dick; sters 87-85 in overtime at MntlL-ion reiiDerster si-oreci JD POUHS »» IMV.V O'Neal, in the big game at Bir-j Square Garden. Maryland disposed I miu j e j t four straight with n 62-47 mingham, Ala. of William & Mary 52-51 as Nick breeze agairisl Oklahoma. NYU BRAGG CITY — Because Brast Citv plays host, to Wnrdell in > reg- lulcd game tonight, ft,,,, 0 .. Bragg Cll.v. Invitational KisketbalJ tournament will be play- 1 here tomorrow night. Campbell will clash with Brags goals in the overtime while Arkan-j City in the boys' game at 9:15 tomorrow night. Houston and Valparaiso, which Davis hit a set shot with five min-j utes left and Oklahoma utes left and OKianoma AIVAI rave Marouetie a fit for 20 mm- sll . ugsled [0 a 70 . 60 overtime de- utes or so Detore oowmg Wednesday night, fBl out ihe four-team clash. Alabama, besl bet lo give rision against winiess Arkansas. Dick Caines and -Ed Petrie > ' Campbell defeated Senath 73-6* Elsewhere last night: Joe Dur-j Kn[1 Bnieg city topped Gideon 88- renberster scored M points as Rice, GO in i;anic-s played last night to - \vin finals' berths. pigsott will be pitted against C&- ruth in the girls'championship con- w night. Th« handed Georgetown its first defeat j tcsl ul 0 w ,„,„„,,„„ .,,„... 74-69 in the other half of Ihe Madi-j Mohawks won their spot with a 34- son Square Garden double-header clash. Alabama. oesi oei tu B» C Kentucky a tussle for the south-! scored 51 points between them 01 -> ll aftei eastern Conference crown, and! unbeaten iJ-0> w meet Seton Hall aftei \vith 5-11 Tom de Luca scoring 28. Unbeaten Louisville rolled \Vn 40 victory over Maiden last night and Canith defeated Arbyrd 53-37. l v , consolation piny get* underway „.! tomorrow with first game starting hind the 2o' points by 6-8 Charlie I ^ Ty ra. their only game this far. mceti 3o uomts - . Geneva while Pitt and Wesimin- The Aggies came from behind to ster i Pa ) round it out. The Dukes.! lie Arkansas 64-64 on center Ron beaten'bv George Washington in 1 Peier's free throw with eight sec-j the title game last year, and Pitt; onds left in the regulation game. Pro Basketball By THE ASSOCIATED 1'liKSS Fort Wayne 105, Syracuse 04 Campy Joins Exclusive Club 5:30 p.m. when Kennett and I Bragg City girls will meet. ' Kennett oeat Holcomb 40-34 and I Bragg City downed Senath 43-37 { Wednesday night. I The boys' consolation game at 6:M I tomorrow evening will be between ! Kennett and Holcomb. i Wednesday night. Kennett romp-. ! c-d over CardVell 77-50. and Holcomb shellacked Caruth 73-40. Eight opponent. next The Aggies scored six points in the overtime to win 70-66. Arkansas could muster nothing more than Pete Butler's two free -throws. It was winiess Arkansas' third straight loss, but ite best effort of the year. Arkansas gained a 24-11 leaa early in the first half and appeared headed for victory only to blow the 13-point margin. The Razorbacks were still In front 37-33 at intermission. However, after two minutes oi week, with a clean slate. Incidentally, the zebras recently ran up more than 100 points in a non-conference affair. So the stage is set for tonight. Two undefeated powers bump heads. the second half, the Aggies tied the game at 39-39, and then went r _ _ _ ahead by a point. In the last 13 I There should be fireworks, minutes, the lead changed hands nine times and the end of regula- ! tion time found the teams dead- ocked 64-64. Manuel Whitley, enjoying his best night of the year, tallied 18 joints, while Jerald Barnett scored 7, for the Razorbacks. V. R. Barnhouse was the Aggies' high point man with 19. Grid Porks Name New Assistant FAYKTTEV1LLE, Ark. (li'i— A veteran Oklahoma football coach with a successful record in high school competition has been hired by the University of Arkansas as assistant to Coach Jack Mitchell. The appointment of Bene Corrotto will join the Arkansas staff on Jan. 1. Corotto coached at Seminole, Okla., for nine years, and won the Sooner Star Conference championship three times. He piloted Central High of Tulsa to an undefeated season in 1952, then left to serve on the coaching staffs of the University of Kansas and Tulsa University. Corotto returned to Central Hlgn this year. Tile new assistant replaces Bill Pace, who entered military'senice last sunimer. Dsceola Opens Home Slate College Basketball . Ily THIC ASSOCIATED PRESS Phillips Oilers 102, East Carolina 58 Fayeltevillc Tchrs 83, Humptor 81 Camp Chaffee 98, Norlheablerl Okla 85 lown Stiue 72, Texas Tech 52 Oklahoma A&M 70, Arkansas 6f (Ovfi time i Springfield iMo.) 83, Central Okla 80 St. Benedicts (Kan. i 58, Hasting 50 Emporia State 70, Maryville 67 Tabor 41. Bethany (Kanl 40 Bethel 'Kan> 83, McPherson 54 Kirfr.ville iMoi 100, Ft. Leonard Wood 65 Rice 62. Oklahoma 47 Austin 63. Central Missouri State 61 St. Mtn-y's iKvtii^ 82. St. Joseph's (NMi 67 Rems 85, Southwestern 'Kanl 74 GIVE HIM or HER Golf Equipment FOR CHRISTMAS Balls Glov« Clubs ( -«^f Bags Hood Cov«rs Sold Exclusively By Pros. PAUL FARRINGTON Blythevillt Country Club Hlw.j 61 N. ». «-•'« Fights Lost Night By TIIE ASSOCIATED PRESS Los Angeles—Floyd Patterson, i 178'2, Brooklyn, stopped Jimmy Slade, 180. New York. 7. Atlantic City—Jake Josata, 140!i, Philadelphia, stopped Arthur Persley. 135'i, Red Cross ,La.. 6. New York (Sunnyside Garden)— Clarence Floyd, 168' ',, New York, oulpointed Joe Blackwood, 163, pat- lerson. N. J., 8. NEW YORK (AP) — Roy Campanella, baseball's Comeback Man of the year, today joined one of the sport's most exclusive clubs when he was named the National League's Most Valuable Player for the third time. Only five players have won the coveted Most Valuable trophy as ..any as three times. The 34-year- old Brooklyn catcher and Stan (The Man) Musial of the St. Louis (Cardinals are the only National Leaguers. Jimmy Poxx, that great slugger who played for the Athletics and Red Sox; Joe DiMaggio of Yankee fame: and Yogi Berra. New York catcher are the three in the Amer- t Osceoln opens its junior and sen- . ior home basketball season tonight j apainst Luxora's Panthers. | Three Osceola veterans from last year's 17-6 squad will be in the starting'lineup. he Semtnoles whipped Bui'dette Tuesday night in their season open- 1 Santa Clara All Set SANTA CLARA. Calif. '/PI— Coach Bob Feerick's Santa Clara Broncos seem set for the future. Only one senior. Danny Ball, is on Ihe current starting quintet. The others are juniors Rich Montgomery and Lu Jenkins and sophomores Gary Gill- mcr and Dick Harrison. GENUINE IN THE NEW (atidleli^KtDecautet M<t*t bfaiitijitl to sfnv . .. in decorative ! Shop anil why thin high-hshion decanter makce doubly welcome your gift of otxl faohionnl bonded Ou> FlTZ . . . Ac foal rAoiVv of matnrt turns. COSTS NO MOKE THAN IEGUU* FIFTH &XDEM JIGOtt STOCK* for <oiy Aik 701* (W*W for •)•* OMTUCKY truism toumoti HIIUMI tonont too rtoor • lean League. Berra received his | jured hand oi 19=4 which held hM third MVP award a week ago. | baiting average to -207 in 11 One might think that Campanel-| games. He d«m I receive a single, la who is used to hanging upj vote in 1954. when the Dodger* fell. Ke'nesaw Mountain Landis plaques j apart and finished a poor second. Kei (the official trophy given by the: to the Gianls. i league) in his St. Albans. N.Y..J Campy zoomed back to .318 this, home, would be a little blase about' year, hit 32 homers and drove in 107 runs as the Dodgers easily won the National League pennant and receiving another. But not so. "I get a bigger Kick, out of this . one than I did the other two C1951-| trien beat the Yankees for their 53)." said the big Negro catcher j first, world Series title. who beat out teammate Duke Snid-; Banks Third er by five votes. "I didn't lookj The Brooklyn catcher, receiving forward to this one and it is a I eight first-place votes from a 24- wonderful surprise." Won't Rest j But immediately Campy said hej has no intention of resting on hisj laurels . | "I think I've got » few goodj man committee, polled 226 votes compared to Duke Snider. eight first-place votes. Ernie Banks. Chicago Cubs 221 by. teammate Hie Duke also had seasons "left/' he said. "The worst] shortstop, was first on six ballots has happened." referring to an in- and wound up third with 133. Phillies Buy Baumholtz From Chicago Cubs CHICAGO i.-Pi—The Chicago Cubs, who failed in an attempt to peddle him out of the National League last year, today sold veteran outfielder Fi ankie Baumholtz to me Philadelphia Phils. The Cubs declined to reveal the pi-ice tag for the 36-yeai-old Baum- hoUz, who last season completed his fifth full Cub campaign with Chicago by batting .289 in 105 games and hitting .405 as a pinchhitter with 15 safe clouts in 37 AB'S. Leac/jy/7/e, Manila Meet Jennesseans | LeachviUe and Manila engage » ! pair of West Tennessee teams itt ; double-headers tonight and tomorrow night in the Mississippi County j towns. ! Humboldt and Milan, Tenn., will ! provide the opposition for the county's two Class A basketball powers. The teams plays at Leachville tonight then switch opponents for to-" morrow night's scraps at Manila, Here's the lineup Tonight—Leachville vs. Humboldt, Manila vs. Milan Tomorrow night — Leachville v».. Milan, Milan vs. Humboldt I T'S practically no effort at ail for a sprinter to walk. It's a breeze for a weight-lifter to pick up a child. And so it is with die 1956 Buicks in cruising -for these are the mightiest powered Buicks yet built. Take the '56 Buick CENTUKT pictured here. It's almost a loaf for this beauty to cruise a superhighway at a legal 50 mph. At that point it's using less than 10$ of its pedal- to-the-Boor power. And that's just the reason for ihe record- high power and compression ratio in yoiir big 322-cubic-inch V8 engine. You and your engine can take M ecay » much of *fW ttmt. You have no qualms about the response at your command. Your power plant has no need to breathe hard-so it saves gas, stays young, lasts longer. 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