The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 22, 1955 · Page 8
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FACE EIGHT BLTTHETILLE (ARK.) COURIER WEW» THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1958. Porks Drop Fifth Game Worst Start in History; SMU Falls, Rice Wins By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Arkansas' punchless Razorbacks, who haven't mustered more than 66 points in a basketball game this season, suffered their fifth straight loss last night to set an Arkansas record. n was the first time that the knocked over Southern Methodist Razorbacks have dropped their 62-58 and unbeaten Eice won its first five contests since basketball eighth straight, edging Auburn mai n>c v , ... : ,.__ 82 _ go in lwo ivertime periods. Brief Lead With Buddy Smith, Pete Butler and Manuel Whitley leading the became a varsity sport in Arkansas 31 years ago. Phillips 66ers. probably the best lemlpro team in the nation, did the honors last night, handily whipping the Porkers 82-58. In other games involving Southwest Conference teams, Kansas Registration Begins for Y Tournaments Registration for the Annual "Y" Christmas tournaments, to be held during the week between Christmas Day and New Years, began yesterday as registration blanks / for all nine events were posted In the "Y" rooms. Also on display were medal ft*ardd to be awarded winners in all events. Registration was brisk during the day, with the open •vents receiving most attention. Events to be contested during the week are as follows: GRADE SCHOOL Ping Pong — Dec. 27, Chess — Starts Dec. 27, Checkers — Dec. X. JUNIOR HIGH • Ping Pong — Dec. 28, Checkers — Dec. 29, Chess — Starts Dec. 28. "OPEN" EVENTS Pins Pong — Dec. 29, Chickers — Dec. 26, Chess — Starts Dec. 28. way. Arkansas forged to a brief 13-11 lead over Phillips in the first half. But the 66ers rallied to score 16 points before the Razorbacks could hit another basket. That settled the issue, as Phillips piled up a 43-33 lead at the half. Phillips' B u r d e 11 Haldorson paced the game's scorers with 20 points. Smith was Arkansas' high man with 14. Butler scored 11 and Whitley got 10. Only three games remain before the Southwest Conference basketball tournament starts at Houston, Dec. 28. SMU meets Wichita at Wichita. Kan., tonight while Friday night Texas Christian is host to Oklahoma City University and Baylor meets Oklahoma A&M at Stillwater. 12-1'olnt Lead Vanished The Owls blew a 12-point lead in the last six minutes of the Houston game and Auburn, paced by Kay Slayden, tied the game. 67-67 at the end of regulation time. Temple' Tucker's field goal tied the game up again. 74-74, at the end of the first overtime. King Hill and Joe Durrenberger put the Owls out front in the second overtime period to save the game. Slayden, with 21 points, was high scorer of the evening, followed by Tucker with 20. The Mustangs and the Jayhawks were tied numerous times in their see-saw i^ame at Lawrence but ! ec. no, uness — ar,ari,s uec. in. ^eii-.-juw ismui.- UL u.iv\n-ni.t- uuv Ping Pong and nhpcker iuurneys 1 Kansas used an elective zone de••• L - --- -:--'. ,.,,.~ ; -.. l :— fense to win its four-point margin will be run on a single elimination basis while all chess events will bo on the "round Robin" basis. Students home from college, as well as local visitors are welcome to participate in these contests. victory. The Jayhawk's Maurice King was the game's high scorer with 20 points, followed by SMU's Jim Krcbs with 10. Browns Plagued By Minor Ailments CLEVELAND (AP) — Sickness and minor ailments combined with the weather today to plague the Cleveland Browns in their preparation for the National Football League title game with the Los Angeles Rams. Horace Gillom, who bandies the**punting for the defending: chjim-, pions, and John Petitbon of the defensive backfield have been hit by the influenza bug and missed the first regular practice of the week yesterday. Abe Gibron and Maurice Bassett, both hampered '-y pulled leg muscles, and middle guard Bob Gain, who has a weak ankle took it ensy during the hour nnd a half workout in the snow. To Be Ready All five, however, are expected! Cardinals Slap Deering With Twin Setback Dayton Drubs Kentucky CENTERS OF ATTRACTION When Maryland' and Oklahoma meet in the biggest game o: the year at the Orange Bowl, Jan. 2, Miami fans will see two top centers in the Sooners- Jerr$ the year at liie Orange rio\vi, Jan. £, ftiidnu ittns win see iwu iuy tt-uicis m me ^wucib- jeiry Tubos lef.t dm! Bob'FVHi-grini of the Teips Tubbs received national acclaim while Pellegrini rated NEA All-America honors. They anchor tremendous lines, the kind that go through unbeaten. TCU's Most Valuable Frogs Look to Fullback Engram Off Field Joo FORT WORTH, Tex. (AP) — After Texas Christian beat Rice 35-0 Coach Abe Martin had a report that one of his football players was seen drunk in a night club. Martin didn't believe it but he asked the boys about it. They all disclaimed knowledge of it. Then the coach told Vernon Hallbeck, TCU fullback, that the report was about him. "Sure. I was in a night club." meeting of the squad, told the - ...,,..,_ ....... D0 y s they mustn't go around acting- like freshmen and demanded an apology from all of them. "He got it. they told me," said Martin. "I wasn't there; I left. said the surprised Hallbeck, "but I was only drinking grape juice, t asked Engram if it would be all right for me to go there and dance and he said it would be." That satisfied Martin because Bryan Engram. captain and star wingman of the Cotton Bowl-bound Horned Progs, is the greatest leader of a football team he says he ever saw, "You know, these boys had a lot rather for me to catch them breaking training than Engram." snld Martin. "None ever has done it but if he did he wouldn't want old Bryan to know about It." Mnrtln calls the S feet 2. 1355- pound Engram the most valuable man on the TCU team that plays Mississippi in the . Cotton Bowl. But, he adds, it doesn't show in the statistics. Engram's worth comes from the intangibles. "He's a great football player btltj his value is leadership and consistent all-around play." Marti: explained. "He stays after ther all the time and makes few mistake.^. He's the best on defense against the split T option that I ever saw." Engram's statistics aren't im I knew Bryan would take care of everything." Engram, who is only 20, is one of the "middle-aged" members of the squad. A dozen of the players are older. Hallbeck is 22. Jockey Hartack Ends Year with Big Day MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — Jockey Willie Hartack, the nation's leading rider, gave his followers some Christmas money at Tropical Park yesterday, then headed upstate to Cypress Gardens and a few days of water skiing. Ez Charles Still J Trying for The Big Comeback SAN FRANCISCO iifl — Ezzard pressive because there is no record j Charles, the aging fighter with a 1 . . . . i v^n rn rnmp hrifk- f.ikpq nn voimp of his ickles ami blocks. He cticl.l^n however, snare eight passes i Bob Albnsh ton,Rht to come back, takes on young pitrht m^es for 111013 A 101 ''? 1 ^ tonight, hoping big % ^^fcake^r- \ % ^tav^hf tuT ne touchdowns. once held "The reason be didn't catch | Albright, of Los Angeles is the more is becnu.se we never passed j sparring purtner who lost his job much, with our ground ciune inov- ing so ud M;u't.in. three seasons of play. WARDELL — Warden's Cardinals won fi doubleheader from Dee ring. Tuesday night. Couch Robi crt Edwards' A team trounced ± L , , tu ..., , , - Deering 34-65 after taking the B to be ready for the title clash ml n ^ me g 9 . 3fi the Los Angeles Coliseum Monday, i ° The Browns got, no encourage- Warden's R. Fisher was high merit from the weather forecast,! Point man with 21. Redmond and which calls for more snow andj Warren yot 14 each /or Wardcll. temperatures below freezing fo-j Four Decrinp cagcrs scored 12 day. They have had to contend! points each. Warden had a 44-21 with snow and .:old since starting! haUtime lead. preparations for the championship! A GAME And Engram never has been injured. Martin told nbont the timp some of the TCU football players co\. a trifle boisterous at the student center and it broueht complaints. Engram beard about it. called last year when he knocked down England's Don Cockell last June while Cockell was getting ready to meet — and lose to — Murciano. He has a record of 23 wins. 2 losses and 2 draws and has never been dropped. Charles The flashy 23-year-old saddle- smith brought in four winners the nine-race program to run his total lor the year to 412. His winners were Mr. Blue Sky (S9.80) in the first, Snare ($7.20) in the fourth, Yock Tom ($5.00! in the fifth and Sharp Tack (S14.10I in the eighth. Willie finished last on Worth\ Option in the ninth and called il quits until Jan. 1. He had returned to action al Tropical Park Monday after serv ing out a 10-day suspension 101 allowing his mount to bear out during a race early this month Before the suspension began, he rode his 400th winner of the year Dec. 3, ran his score to 404 before rhe layoff, and came ba^fc Monday to win two more races. He rode two again Tuesday and claimaxec ft with yesterday's brilliant per- Flyers High After 89-74 Win; Utah Trampled Again By BEN* OLAN The Associated Press Dayton's aptly named Flyers had the University of Kentucky Invitational title tucked" away in their well-stocked victory" bag today and with an apparently clear path ahead they're likely to remain unbeaten for some time. Dayton made it eight in a row-«- • —-—• • last night by defeating Kentucky, the tourney's host team, 89-74. The fourth-ranked Flyers moved into an 11-pohn lead enrly in the game and led the rest of the way. From now on they have it comparatively easy—for a while anyway. They'll take on fair-to-mkl- lin' Washington and Lee (2-4) next Wednesday and that'll wind up their year's work. In January, they're booked against lona. Canisius, Duquesne. Villanova, Xavier (Ohio) and Louisville. By that time they could well have moved ahead of San Francisco, North Carolina Stste and Utah, the basketball teams they trail in the national rankings. Utes Downed Again Utah's position (No. 3) already is something less then secure. The TJtes dropped a 90-11 verdict to unranked Minnesota last ni£ht in the consolation Kentucky Invitation tilt. The setback came on the heels of another to Dayton Tuesday night. San Francisco was idle. But second-ranked North Carolina State continued undefeated by rolling over fifth-ranked Brigham oung 98-81. The Wolipack pulled to a 45-39 h a 1 f 11 m e lead and then coasted to their eighth triumph of the season and 20th straight over two years. Ron Shavlik got 28 points and Vic Molodet 25. Eighth-ranked Vanderbilt rang up its sixth victory without a defeat by trimming Nebraska 66-48 with Al Rochelle netting 22 points. Louisville Surprises Louisville, with Charlie Tyra collecting 35 points, pulled one of the surprises of the night, trampling Marquette 84-68. The Warriors, ranked 13th never could, get going. Wake Forest came through as expected to win the Carrousel Classic in Charlotte, N.C., with a runaway 98-79 victory over Clemson. Jack Williams, back in school from a service hitch, hit for 27 points for the winners. Colgate came from 23 points behind to take an 87-83 sizzler from Tennessee and take third place in the tourney Michigan State, sparked by Julius McCoy's 45 points, tumbled Notre Dame 84-78 in overtime. The Irish, now- 2-5 on the year, led by 10 points midway in the first half. Rice had to go to double overtime to squeeze by Auburn 82-80 for its eighth straight victory. Spartans, Uclans Go Full Speed PASADENA, Calif. i.-?i — Another tough contact session WHS scheduled for the Michigan State football squad today fls the Spartans stepped up the practice tempo in prearation for their reiurn Rose Bowl date with USLA. . Coach Duff}' Daugheit-y was more cheerful after his second day of all-out scrimmage. "It was a good workout.'" he admitted. "Maybe our poor showing the first, time was because we weren't accustomed to using those particular defenses." Daugherty was particularly happy about the defensive showing because the scouting team running UCLA plays was not able to score on the varsity. UCLA also worked at full speed, concentrating on pass defense. Coach Red Sanders doesn't plan contact work for today. Ronnie Knox, the question mark- Bruin passer still was in sweat clothes and just limbering up as his injury comeback, continued slow. He suffered a broken ankle bone late in the season. Read Courier News Classified Ads Mack Back Home For Holidays P H I L A DELPHIA UB — The grand old man of baseball. Connie Mack, is all set for his 93rd birth day anniversary Friday and for Christmas celebrations. He was sent home yesterday from Presbyterian Hospital, where he was having x-rays taken of the hip he fractured In a fall Oct. 1 Doctors announced the hip was healing well. He will spend the holidays at the home,of his son, Roy, in suburban Bryn Mawr. Dave Coombs, 6 foot 4 athlete from Fairfield, Conn., is starring for the West Virginia University freshman basketball team. insets he is the a | challenger available for the - I despite his 3-1 years and four losses this year out of nine bouts. Warden Pos, Defiring 1 . F Lance, 12 . F PointdeXter. 12 . C Colli, 12 O Riggs, 8 G Taber, 12 game after closing out the season n gainst thr> Chicago Car-i Redmond, 14 dinals here Dec. 11. I Cain, 12 Conch Paul Brown said yester-; Warren. 14 . day that efforts to find an indoor Bullock, 20 . arena with a dirt, floor for prac-j R. Fisher, 21 tice sessions had failod and so the: Subs: Wardell — Wilson, 8. T, team would have to struggle along i Bunkstcm. 2. Spears, 2. Atwood, 1. as best it can. j Ilooten. M. Fisher. K. Fisher, H. "I might, talk 'ibaul these; I.angstoii and, Harris. Deering — things." he said, "but, down deep! Sedree. 5. Rowe, 4, Parrish. .in my heart, it had better not j make any difference. We're goiiiR; Re ao Courier News Classified Ads to try reai hard and we're going out with the purpose of getting it; done." [ Brown, feeling that too much j California sunshine would sap the strength of bis players, decided to' keep the team here for most of its practice for the contest with the Rams. Full-scnle workouts are planned today and tomorrow. EXPERT WATER PUMP REPAIR Hubbard Hardware Phone 2-2015 G. 0. POETZ OIL CO. FUEL OIL Sell That Stuff" Phone 2-2089 Visit Conny's Conoco Service, Ash & Division F nos Claims Fifth Bride CUMBERLAND, Md. UPi— Enos (Countryi Slaughter, 30-yejir-old I Kansas City Athletic outfielder, j was married for the tifth time yesterday. \ The bride was Miss Helen Spo- I , kcr, 25-year-old airline hostess ort Neaves, tackle (or Greenwood, flying out of Kansas City. The planned to RO to formance. best! He is Tropical's leading rider title with 25 winners, 13 secqpds and 7 thirds in 1\ mounts. i Local Man's Brother j Makes All-Southern j j A. T. Neaves of 725 ME Park- i way. a transplanted Mississippian, i has a brother who made the All- Southern football team. He's Rob- newlyweds Slaughter's family home at Roxboro, N. C., for the holidays. They will reside in Kansas City. Miss. Robert plays in the Mississippi's Bis Eight, a pretty fast league, but he's managed to make the All-Big Eight team Sour years straight. Delta Propane Phone For Free Estimate! R. C. 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