The Austin Daily Herald from Austin, Minnesota on January 13, 1959 · Page 8
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Koeck's Corner By TOM KOECK IT'S REMARKABLE WHAT A LITTLE SUCCESS title tonight when they travel to Owatonna for a return game against Marian. The Austin Packers hit a new low in losing 50-49 again- Tne Shamrocks squeezed past . Albert'Lea and at times have looked very ordinary, buti Rocncster L-ourdes, 45-43, in over- ae thumping 71-43 victory over unpreviously unbeaten! time last Friday to keep hopes a- Shamrocks, Marian , ' / Clash; Meyers Hurt The Pacelli basketball team .-Dntinues $hare of its the bid for Ravoux nt least • Conference lankato nas" shoved them right back in the state spot-! live and trial front-running Win ona Cotter (7-0) by 1% games, This Is the first of two confer- On the basis of that performance, the Packers deserve ...... ... .... ..... „. .„„ „„.„„.he recognition, and it prompted coach Orv Schankl oflence games for the Shamrocks Mankato to remark that "Austin appeared quicker, faster as Friday night they entertain and more aggressive than last year. There isn't anyone who can touch them if they play like that. They had the size on us and the defense..." This observation was backed by the Scarlet's assistant Packers "looked better than when they won the state tournament." Such fine praise can mean only one thing. The pressure is on the Packers to continue that brand of play against future opponents. It won't be easy as each team they face will be gunning for an upset. Teams like nothing better than knock off a top dog, and what better way to make the headlines than beat Austin ...? It did prove Austin is capable of playing good basket ball against good opposition. They have the horses to go a long ways ... With normal progress the rest of the way another trip to the state tournament is not out of sight. Bu it means a lot of hard, determined work. No one is going to give the Packers a free trip... Burdie After 3rd Scoring Title FROM THE LOOKS OF ',-HINGS, AUSTIN'S MOST FAMOUS basketballer, Burdie Haldorson, is bent on achieving a third Nation al Industrial Basketball League scoring title as a member of the Bartlesville Oilers, . . The 6-9 pivot, who started with the 195G U.S. Olympic team in Australia has scored 120 points in five games for a flat 24.0 per-game average. . . Although a couple of percentage points shy of his record-breaking 26.7 average of last year, Haldorson is running nearly two percentage points ahead of Dick Boushka ol the Wichita Vickers. Holder of a-three-year NIBL career average of 22.3, the former Austin prep star, who played his college basketball at Colorado, led the league in scoring a year ago with 801 points. During the 1955-56 season he posted 515 points, which at that time was another record. f Television fans will get a chance to rate Ozzie Cowles' Minnesota basketball team Saturday afternoon when they meet Purdue at Williams Arena. Game time is 3:30 p.m. over CBS (Ch. 3). It is the first of three TV performances for the Gophers against Big Ten foes as they play before the cameras at Ohio State, Jan. 31, and at Wiscon sin, Feb. 21. . . Catholic Test on Neutral Floor CORNER CHATTER — Pan! Wllke, who is still beaming over Albert Lea's 50-49 Austin victory, comments that his Tigers arc on schedule as -far as improvement is concerned. . . In defeating Winona the other night, Wilkc credited a fine defensive showing and balanced scoring as reasons for Albert Lea's success. . . The Faribault High School gym will be the scene of the Region Five Catholic basketball tournament this year. The dates will be Saturday and Sunday nights, Feb. 21 nnd 22. . . Austin Pacelli, the defending champ; Faribault Bethlehem, Rochester Lourdes nnd Owatonna Marian provide the competition. . . This is the second year that the event, which leads to a State Catholic tournament berth, will be played on a neutral floor. The idea was originated and carried ou( by Pacelli coach Marty Crowe a year ago when he transferred the tournament from the Sham- ' rock gym to the Austin floor. Up until that time, the tournament was held in the gym of one of the competing schools. . . Incidently, the date of the Pacelli-Rochcster Lourdes return game has been changed. It will be played at Mayo Civic Auditor- iara on Wednesday, Jan. 28, instead of Feb. 20, (he original date. . . Mankato Loyola at home. While Pacelli has a 5-1 conference mark, Marian takes the floor at 8 p.m with a 2-4 record. They game that the j were topped 50-44 by Waseca Sacred Heart in their last outing TV Fans to See Boxing Despite IBC 'Knockout' By WHITNEY SHOEMAKER Associated Press Sports Writer WASHINGTON (AP)-Television fight fans likely will be able to watch the Wednesday and Friday night bouts for months to come despite a court-administered kayo of the International Boxing Club. This was the curbstone opinion of some of the interested parties after the Supreme Court upheld Monday a district judge's antimonopoly decree. The action effectively put the IBC of New York and Chicago out of business. There was no immediate answer however, to the question of who will arrange the televised matches the IBC has been handling for years. Another uncertainty was the status of IBC promotions already booked for future dates. The court ruling also directed James D. Norris, a founder and former president of the IBC, and Arthur M. Wirtz, his associate, to _ , . . ...... 3el1 tne stock that gives them con- Dugan's moved forward m its bidj tro , of Madison s Q rf for a share of the City League i^ ew Y ork basketball title by defeating Mid- ' Truman Gib who succeeded way Car Sales, 82-58, at the Shaw the ailing Norris as ffic presid;? gyro Monday night. said jn Lond[m the mc wouU bg It left Dugan's with a 5-2 mark,'gin to comply immediately witli Duoan's Need Rally to Win while Car Sales are 3-3, Dugan's had five players in double figures, headed by Rick Hoi- | the court decision. A 5-3 majority of the high court went down the line in support of ton's 21, and rallied in the third j the 1957 decree of Federal Judge period for the lead after trailing Sylvester J. Ryan in New York 42-34 at halftime. John Steffen tallied 22 for the losers. In the other league game, Rose which: •Found the IBC organization monopolized championship bnuts Creek downed Johnson's 58-36, as'from 1949 to 1953 and ordered it L. Webber poured in 18 points J to dissolve. Phil Bundy of the losers collected! —Directed 15. Norris and Wirtz Sunday. This is the second meeting between the two clubs as Pacelli won the first game, 40-31. Another victory for the. state Catholic defending champs will give them an 11-3 overall record. Pacslli's starting lineup is in doubt because of some good and bad news. the starting forwards, either Gary Maschka or Mike Donovan will be at center and Jim Decker replaces Meyers in the back court. The other guard is Larry Schied. Meyers' loss is serious, as he is the team's top playmaker. Ccach Dale Vaughn of Marian will counter with Dennis Glende t— •»__j» i , . ""* ^vu"ici wim iveiiuis vjienuu Leon Zender, who missed most. and Dave Zeman al forward Dave guard, sprained his right ankle and probably will sit this one out. Mayers was the hero of the Lourdes victory. It was his basket In the last 10 seconds that tied the score, 43-43, and his two free throws in the overtime period won the game. Zender and Bob Schottler will be points against red Heart. Other Ravoux Conference games tonight find Sacred Heart at Mankato Loyola and Lourdes plays at Winona Cotter. The Shamrock B team meets the Marian Reserves at 6:45 p.m. in the preliminary game, North Texas State 'Scares Cincinnati; Kentucky Wins Gophers Play 'Good Game' Despite Loss MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Thej still pay off on the Scoreboard and it showed Minnesota the loser to Indiana 63-59 in their Big Ten basketball game Monday night. But the Gophers brought back plenty of consolation from Bloom ington today, nnd it had nothing to do with "moral" victories. Minnesota learned for the first time that it is capable of playing tough, sound basketball on an enemy court. * It also cheered the long-awaited return to form of sniper Tom Benson, whose bullseye shooting nearly fashioned an upset for a team that was an 11-point underdog. And it found out that sophomore Jerry Butler can score under pressure and in fast company. But Indiana still had enough to pull it out in the late minutes after trailing by seven points a one time. The man who did it was the 6-11 sophomore Walt Bellamy, who hit 17 points and snared 20 of Indi ana's 50 rebounds. With Benson and Butler swishing baskets over the Indiana zone Minnesota stayed with the fast stepping Hoosiers in the first half despie Indiana's superior board strength. Coach Ozzie Cowles yanked his 'irst team late in the half to give it a few minutes rest and had the seconds stall, to the displeasure of ic Indiana partisans. Trailing 31-28 at halftime, Minnesota moved ahead quickly on the coring of Benson and Ron Johnon but faded in th efinnl eight ninutes in the face of the scoring I Bellamy, Frank Radovich and 5ary Long, I Benson finished with 23 points, j Butler had 10 and Ron Johnson 14. The Gophers meet Purdue in aj egionally televised game at 3:30 j.m. here Saturday. Pettit Adds to Point Lead NEW YORK (AP) - Bob Pettit of the St. Louis Hawks scored 146! points in five games last week to By BEN OI-AN unpublicized team Denton, Tex. had the basketball world taking notice today follow ing a stirring performance that resulted in a relatively poor night for Oscar Robertson nnd a near upset of the Cincinnati Bearcats, As it turned out, little North Texas State lost to sixth-ranked Cincinnati 64-56 in overtime. But not before the Bearcats had come within inches, of'defeat. .With only six seconds remaining and the score deadlocked 19 all in regulation time, a shot by Rod Byrd of North Texas State hit the rim and bounced away. Robertson was held to 19 points Rules Group May Favor Field Goals LOS ANGELES (AP) — Field- goal kicking, more popular last fall, may become even more so this year. It all depends on what the National Collegiate Athletic Assn.'s Rules Committee does during the next two days. The committee has before it in closed-door sessions several proposals to encourage field-goal attempts. They would move the goal posts to the goal line, lower the crossbar, or spread the posts farther apart. The net result of each of the plans would be to give the kicker a better target. NCAA teams kicked a record 108 field goals in 1958, Committee Chairman H. 0. (Fritz) Crisler said. The previous record was 84 goals kicked in 1940. The goal posts at present are 10 yards behind the goal line. They were moved there 28 years ago 'or safety reasons. Another controversial issue fac- ng the committee is the Coaches Advisory Committee's proposal for •estoration of the free-substitution ule. Crisler said the coaches' com- nittee wants to return to un- imited use of players, while another faction wants relaxing of the present rule without return to platoon football. None of the rules committee's decisions will be disclosed until the meeting ends Wednesday afternoon, Crisler said. Olmedo Feels Fine cement his hold on first place in! After Net Workout the National Basketball Assn.'s ;conng race. Statistics released today showed that Pettit has tallied 1,105 points I TH S ' in 38 games for a 29.1 average. L™ tu ? ly . MELBOURNE (AP) -Alex Olmedo took his first tennis work- j out in five days today and said he While helping the Hawks open a '.)',•> game lead in the circuit's Western Division, Pettit has tallied the most points ever recorded at this state of the season. Paul Arizin of he Philadelphia Warriors, the runner-up, has slipped 158 points behind Pettit. Jack Twyman of Cincinnati is third. Arizin has collected 947 points and Twyman 941. Rookie Elgin Baylor of Minneapolis is No. 4 with 926 points. Then come Cliff Hagan of St. Louis with 869 and George Hardley of Detroit, last season's champion, with 833. Ken Sears of New York has the Rose Creek (4-2) held a 31-11 lead as officers of Madison Square who controlled the IBC, to resign best Percentage in field goal shoot at halftime. I Garden and within five years to Johnson's get back in action to- ' -onload their stock in the garden. night at the shaw gym when theyj —Prohibited the Garden, Norris meet Nates, which holds second place in the race behind a 4-1 record. Aussies to Compete In Challenge Round MELBOURNE (AP)-Tfae Lawn Tennis Assn. of Australia has decided to compete in the American 5?oae 1859 Davis Cup Challenge round, John Andrew, secretary of the -association, said today. Tie decision was made by a telephone vote of Australian coun- and will bt confirmed at * meeting of the association council Jan. 19. and Wirtz from promoting more than two championship fights a year for the next five years. Norris and Wirtz also own Chicago Stadium, the indoor arena in which many a champ has been crowned. —Barred Norris, Wirtz and thrir enterprises from signing exclusive contracts with boxers or with the owners of other arenas for cham pionship promotions. —Made the Garden available for rest on reasonable terms. ing, .515. Bill Sharman of Boston in free throws with .925 no pain from strained stomach muscle. Tin sure if there is no new trouble I will be ready to play in Adelaide," the Peruvian hero of America's Davis Cup victory said. "I plan to take no chances but at the moment I feel great." until he added seven free throws and one field goal in the overtime for 28 points. Cincinnati was one among four teams in the top 10 to see action last night. Kentucky, which dropped to second place behind North Cardlina State in the latest poll, finished strong to beat Tulane 85-68. Kansas State (No. 4) clobbered Oklahoma 90-45 and Bradley (No. 7) outlasted Houston, 60-50. Kansas State's victory left it in a two-way tie for the Big Eight lead with the Kansas Jayhawks, who swamped Iowa State 69-48. In other Big Eight competition. Nebraska defeated Missouri 81-69 and Colorado, rebounding from a lop-sided loss to Kansas Stale, turned back Oklahoma State 65-52. Bradley's triumph enabled the Braves to move into sole posses sion of the runner-up position behind Cincinnati in the Missouri Valley Conference. The Bearcats hold the lead on the strength of their 85-84 success over Bradley in overtime Jan. 5. Elsewhere in the Missouri Valley Conference, St. Louis got hot in the second half and beat Tulsa 76-61 and Wichita's Shockers led all the way to get past Drake 61-52. Idle Auburn remained atop the Southeastern Conference standings with 3-0. But Kentucky's tri ENTANGLEMENT — Iowa's Nolden Gentry (dark uniform) and Illinois' Vern Alremeyer tangle legs and arms as the fight for ball in Huff Gym here Monday night before capacity crowd. Illinois stopped late Hawkeye rally and came through with 103-97 Big Ten victory. (AP Photofax). 8-AUSTIN (Minn.) HERALD Tuesday, Jan. 13, 1959 N. Carolina State •\ Leads Cage Poll By HUGH FULLERTON JR. Associated Press Sports Writer Kentucky's basketball team fin-'ing is based on results through ally lost a game last week and'Jan. 10 of 10 for each first place vote, 9 for second, 8 for third, etc. Vot- 3 Quints Share Top in Big 10 BIO TEN STANDINGS . W. !-. Pet. Michigan .,...,,...., 3 1 /750 Illinois ....3 1 .150 Indiana ,,..3 I .750 Northwestern , 2 1 .6ffi Mich State 2 1 .667 Minnesota 1 1 .500 Purdue 1 2 .333 Iowa 1 2 .33,1 Ohio state .,' o 2 .000 Wisconsin 0 4 .000 lost first place in the Associated N.C. Dixie Classic umph enabled the Wildcats tojtional honors deadlock Georgia and Mississippi State for the runner-up spot at 3-1. Georgia was not scheduled. But Miss. State walloped Vanderbilt 83-65. In other league games, eorgia Tech trampled Mississip-j pi 89-70, Alabama beat Florida 82-77 Tennessee defeated Louisiana State 65-58. In the Southwest Conference, Texas A&M held off a late rally to edge Arkansas G3-62. Davidson nipped Virginia Military 75-70 in ;he Southern Conference. In non-league encounters, Du- State followed its Dixie Press weekly major college rat- j Classic triumph with victories over Virginia and Duke last week to run its season record to 11-1.; Pack, usually a contender for na- i North Carolina (9-1) retained i and winner of the j third place with 813 points, top-1 this season, edged ping Kansas State by only nine! ings as a result. North Carolina State's Wolf out Kentucky's Wildcats in the poll of sports writers and broadcasters. It was an extremely close vote with Coach Everett Case's Caro- points. Carolina and N.C. State clash Wednesday at Raleigh in a game which should test the belief of many observers in that area that they should rate one- quesne snapped a three-game los- ng streak with an 85-68 triumph over Loyola of Chicago and Furman outclassed South Carolina 87-63. 100 Pros Shooting for Crosby Berths PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP>Final places in the bulky field of Bing Crosby's 18th National Pro- Amateur Tournament are decided today with about 100 pros shooting for 20 open spots. That will complete a list of 150 pros and 150 amateurs for the-big event starting Thursday over three courses on this Monterey Peninsula. This year the entire field will play the first three clays, with 24 foursomes on each of the courses -Pebble Beach, Monterey Peninsula and Cypress Point. Then the field will be cut to the low 60 and ties in the pro division and 45-50 pro-am teams. linians getting the edge in first two in the nation, and second place ballots. North i Trailing the top four in the rank-; Carolina State was rated first by i ings this week were Aurburn, Cin-1 48 of 130 voters and Kentucky onjcinnati, Bradley, Michigan Slate, 35, but in the point totals it was St. John's and West Virginia. 1,087 to 1,035. . Northwestern, upset by In-! Points are tallied on the basis |diana's defending Big Ten champions, tumbled from eighth place! to eleventh and West Virginia; moved up to fill the vacant spot! in the top ten. j 1. North Carolina State (43) ; (11-1) 1037^ 2. Kentucky (35) (12-1) :o3', 3. North Carolina i-i) (0-1) 813' •4. Kansas State (13) UI-1) 80', 5. Auburn (14) (10-0) -77.! 6. Cincinnati (-1) (8-2) 635; 1. Bradley (2) (9-u SB'), 8. Michigan SuUe (8-2) a^i 0. St. John's N. Y. (10-1) .... ->o5l 10. West Vlrsinlu (2) (12-3) itV The second ten: Northwes'eni 181- Mississippi State (2) 125; Ma rente 11 c-' (1) 87; St. Bonaventure (4) 77- St. Louis (1) 57; Scuttle 33; Okluhorrn City S7; Port-land 31; Indiana 28; California 2!. Lyle and Glenville to Battle Tonight; Falcons at Kenyon Coach Red Rehwaldt's Fari- bu'ult basketball teum steps outside the Big Nine for a non- conference game at Kenyon tonight. The Falcons, who return to action Saturday against N e w Prague, are the only Big Nine teams to .see action. A victory for the FaHbault club will give Big Nine teams a 23-15 record against outsiders. Meanwhile, three Austin area games are on tap as Lyle plays ut Glenville in a Southland Conference test, SU'warlville travels to LcRoy anil Byron plays at Ha.vt'ield. AH games begin at 8 p.m. CICOTTE TO STARS HAVANA (API — Ai C'lcotte, Cleveland pi.cher who has uu 10-5 woii- lost record. Mominy was named '.o the team of U. S. players to opat\i<! the Cubans In the annual All Star baseball uarc of the Cuban winter league Wednesday. MITCHELL COUNTY TOURNEY St. Ansgar, Little Cedar and Carpenter Advance By DAVE 0\\K.\ CARPENTER, Iowa Fust while teammate Bill Russel leads ( breaking St. Ansgar sounded the lnree * ast Drea '« thai leli -.he Rice- their in rebounds with 8G9 and a a game average. I siren for some fire wagon ball ,tt> knock out the Riceviile boys in ' the opening round of Mitchell Coun-' Falk wlth ty Basketball Mondav. Evy Won't Comment on Green Boy Offer ST. PETERSBURG. Fla. i9 - ,,, a ( - , . , , Coach Forest EvaAevski of Iowa! 1 " * "' * leal ! n f..*" . Rice ' Then the Saints in the first two Carpenter girls, county cham- minutes overcame the deficit on pious, got off to a slow' start in ;ame ugiiinst KK-I ville ynti gasping for breath, didn't come to life until the sec- Keith Fossey with 1!). and Dave ond half. Cnrj.enkr led i;-5 at 'the sparked the Saints first quarter, deadlocked 17-17 at ville Wildcats Hi. tournament herei st ; oringl as tnev nave a11 season; the half, and moved in front Pairings Set for Region 5 Representatives of the four Region Five Catholic schools, Austin Pacelli, Rochester Lourdes, Ov,-a- tonna Marian and Faribault Bethlehem, completed pairings for the Region Five tournament Monday j night at Owatonna. The tournament, which will be held at the Faribault High School i gym, will be held Feb. 21 and 22.: The winner will advance to the State Catholic tournament at St Paul. First round pairings Feb. 21 find Pacelli meeting Lourdes at 7 p.m. and Beihlehem playing Marian at 8:45 p.m. Th econsolation and championship games will b? played Feb. 2: 1 aat 7 and Ii:45 p.m. Schoendienst Takes Slight Cut in Pay ST. LOUIS (AP) -Red Schoendienst, ailing second baseman of the Milwaukee Bivvts, signed a By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Michigan, Illinois and Indiana — all victorious Monday night — find themselves in a three-way tie for first place in the hectic Big Ten basketball race today. Sophomore John TidwelPs record-breaking scoring spree led Michigan to an 84-74 triumph over hapless Wisconsin; Illinois romped past Iowa 103-97, and Indiana squeezed out a 63-59 triumph over Minnesota. All three -leaders have 3-1 records. Tidwell, former Herrin, 111., prep star, broke the individual Michigan scoring record and the Wisconsin fieldhouse record with 37 points. Ron Kramer held the Wolverine mark of 34 and Don Rehfeldt and Bob Litzow of Wisconsin shared the fieldhouse record, also 34. Tidwell collected 25 of his points in helping Michigan gain its third victory in four games. The loss was winless Wisconsin's fourth. Illinois and Indiana scored on their home courts. The Illini, taking no chances after their 97-96 home loss to Michigan State Saturday, rambled to a 57-41 halftime lead and were in front between 10-22 points through much of the second half. Roger Taylor and Mannie Jackson topped Illinois scores with 24 points each. Iowa had five men in double figures led by Dave Gunther who dumped in 19 points. Both teams had excellent shooting percentages. Illinois finished with .478 and Iowa .430. The loss was Iowa's second in three games. Indiana was forced to junk its zone defense in favor of a man-to- man setup to subdue Minnesota's well-rested Gophers. But it was Indiana's accuracy at the free throw line which finally paid off. Three conference games are scheduled Saturday with Purdue at Minnesota in a regionally televised matinee and Iowa at Indiana and Northwestern at Ohio State in night games. Duluth Quint Beats Gusties to Share Lead By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Concordia goes against Hamline's game Pipers in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Conference today, while defending champ Duluth Branch rests after moving into a first place tie in the basketball race with the Cobbers. Duluth swamped Gustavus Adolphus 75-51 Monday night while St. Mary's was staging a 66-46 romp against Macalester. Concordia (5-0) will be risking its position on the Pipers' court. Hamline is 4-1 in the standings. St. John's (3-2) is at St. Thomas (1-4) in another MIC contest. St. Olaf plays Grinnell in a Midwest Conference game and Augsburg is at St. Cloud State in a non-loop affair. Gustavus Adolphus put up a spirited scrap the first 10 minutes but the weight of Duluth.'s balanced scoring attack was too much. Harold Bergstedt snared a rebound at 10:21 to put Duluth ahead 15-14 and the champions were off, including a 35-25 advantage at intermission. Bob Monson with 17 points and Bergstedt with 10 paced a!) Dtiluth's starters into double figure. For the Gusties, D. L. Smith was high with 15. St. Mary's paid scant attention to Macalester, enjoyirig a 31-19 halftime score and stretching it to 22-points near the windup. St. Mary's Marty Lillig was high scorer with 17. Jerry Jenkins had 10 for Gustavus. Both teams now have 2-4 records. JIMMY ORB C'HISOX SMITH S1CT CHICAGO (AP) _ Ouilitldcr A', amltli Monday hoc-nnii- the lourth Chicago White Box player to bKn a Hba L'uniruct. Pro Football Rookie Award Won by On . NEW YORK (AP) — Jimmy Orr, an unheralded offensive end who gained stature with the Pittsburgh Steelers as the season progressed, today was voted the National Football League's 1958 rookie of the year in a close race with Bobby .Mitchell of the Cleveland Browns. The 5-11 native of Seneca, S.G ; ., who did his college playing for Georgia University, received 16 votes of the 41 football writer. 1 ! voting in the annual Associated Press poll. Mitchell, the speedy halfback who started the season as if he were going to run off with first year honors only to slow down in the final weeks, received nine votes. In all, nine freshmen were nominated. Los Angeles tackle Lou Michaels, Baltimore halfback Ray Brown and New York halfback Phil King received four votes each. Single votes went to tackle Alex Karras of Detroit, quarter, backs Mack' Reynolds and Dale Meinert of the Chicago Cardinals and halfback-end Bill Anderson of Washington. The 21-year-old Orr caught ,13 passes, seven of 'them for touchdowns and gained 910 yards, an average of nearly 28 yards per catch. Vossler Wins Tijuana Title By BOB MYERS Associated Press Sports Writer TIJUANA, Mex. (AP) ~ Golfs professional wanderers today headed for Bing Crosby's big show at Pebble Beach next weekend with a new name and*a new record written into the books here. The name was Ernie Vossler of ' Midland, Tex., and the record was I the 72-hole score of 273 which net| ted him victory in the $20,000 Tijuana Open Monday. j Vossler knocked off a barrage , of birdies en route to his second I major tournament triumph, tour- ling the par 30-36—72 Tijuana j Country Club course in 36-32—0(1. | The sturdy, bespectacled Texan broke the tournament record by I seven strokes. E. J. (Dutch) Har- .rison set the 280 mark a year ago. Harrison was unable to com- i pete this year. ! Vossler turned into K virtunl 'rout, what had shaped up as u | mad scramble and a possible tu; (for a sudden-death playoff. ! Four pros, Vossler, Tommy jBolt, John McMullin and Jay HP- bert, were deadlocked as they turned into the final nine holes. j Bolt and Hebert dropped back I quickly, but McMullin, a 23-year- j old newcomer from Alameda, i Calif., hung on to take second i money of $1,900 with a 69 for 275. Former U.S. Open champion I Jack Fleck placed third with a f>8 jfor 276 and $1,400. La Crosse Rallies to Beat Wartburg j LA CROSSE, Wis. i,P) — La- took command in the final seven minutes Monday night and defeated Warburg 82-75 in a non- conference basketball game. La Crosse held a 39-35 edge at i the intermission, but the Iowa team tied it up and held a brief lead before La Crosse took over for good. John Tuecke of Wartburg was high scorer with 20 points. Cooper Wins, Raises Price for Title Bout Riceville s top scorers were Gene 20 at the end of the third period, contract for next season from his In the girls division, defending .l!""™.', „,' ,, y f usse11 - 14 - *"d Shrav.n Hanson and Verna Nil- hospital bed Monday and he said champion CVrpfnt r moved into G1FFORD SlCJNb NfW YOKK <AP) — Halt back Frank Ultlord of the New York Gianu. voted the ni06t valuHble player in the Pro Bowl football game- Sunday has ied his 1958 contract. says he had not been contacted about the Green Bay football coaching job and he added: "I have no comment." Asked Monday night if he would accept the job if offered to him, the Iowa-coach replied: "I don't know. I have not thought about it. 1 would have to talk to the Green Bay officials first. I say again I have not been contacted." v.!!s girls, became a I.: 1 .;'- C-finalist with . an over- The second baseman has been in bed for tv:o nr-nths wilh iub: A r- The St. Ansgar-Riceville thrilled the large crowd filled the Carpenter St. Ansgar had a six point lead,: points lor Melntire 15-9, at the end of the first quar- i The score ter. led by two points, 24-22, at game which gymnasium. , . naliume and lounci themselves two first neriorl tmi!<vi men Wallace, ID. son each tallied 17 points for Car- he took a slight pay cut from last The Little Ced::r-Mclniire tussle ptntu-, while Aiv.ella Gmth with -fi\son. was full of thrills, too. The clubs 15, mid Shirley Grimm with 13 wereiied,.«Hliatiheendolregu- 4«rlu-d Riceville. In the r.guW ^/S a V!^ W TV P ^ Ule -f 50 "' Carpenter beat Riceville. ftml is llot expected to be -,j..j ».„ jiM^iiii.ic^t. / . ,n _ i j., i) 1*3 to. . t\ i' i j •• els and Elaine La mme « each Play comings Wednesday will. " * '*' " 1S year - iit'e Ce- il}<i bL'ini linal round in the boy's had JO livisiun. S;. AiiaR&r metis Lii'.lc- in the close plays Melntire at 8:45 p in battle. Little Cedar led 7-4 in the The s irU finals will points behind, 3G-U3, filial period. 10-7 Suing into the time and tied the score the third period closod. be nt 7:3!! In spite of She predictions about '•lim. the 35-ve:-r-Ll;l Red said "J think I'll lie able ID play this ?ea- SUI!." He signed the contract from his bed in Mo"iu St. Rust Hospital in ^ i,.,n o i i " ...... "" """ ••-— • --"-v^^ "< ,, PJ " Salurda - v belwee » Carpenter a short talk with General Manager ma a ' and Llttle C-edar and ,h e buys tin- ' als will be at b:-to p.m. Slid Birdie Tebbetts. executive vice president. [ LONDON (API—Newly crowned i British heavyweight champion Henry Cooper today hoisted his price for tackling world champion Floyd Patterson to $140,000. "That's what we want for any .'ight against Patlc-:son," manager Jim Wicks said, "it doesn't matter whether the fight is here or in| -hf States — that is our figure." But Cus D'Amato, PaUtrson's, manager, was far from receptive •' to Wicks' demands when he was! coniacled in New York. ! "For one thin."," D 1 Am a to' inappc-'d, "the defeat dots not eliminate Luiidnn. For another :h'.iia,, many ptjple an- anxious u> :'ghl lor l';i' v,cr!d hauywt-ijjht Jiampioiiship. None of them is in 1 a position to dictate to the cham-' Man. Perhaps the one who makes the most concessions will wind up with the Utle bout." ; The 24-year-old Cooper jumped iiito a contender's spot with a 15- round decision over Brian London at London's Earls Court Stadium Monday night. It was one of the bloodiest heavyweight fights ever seen in the British ring. Both fighters finished badly cut around the eyes — but Cooper'i flashing left jabs won him the title. Cooper, a classic boxer, outclassed a brawling, mauling London.. The Associated Press gave H rounds to Cooper, 4 to London. British promoter Jack Solomons wanu to match liim now against European champion Ingemar Johansson of Sweden in a European title fight in London in June. "We'll listen to every offer and take the one that brings the most cash," Wicks said.

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