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PAGE SIX THE PHAROS-TRIBUNE and LOGANSPORT PRESS, LOGANSPORT, INDIANA SUNDAY, DECEMBER 24.1961 Fairview Trojans Win DRIBBLING DERVISH - Gerald Szachara (3) of Cornell takes Illinois captain Jerry Colangelo off-balance with his antics, but he did much more, scoring 31 points as Cornell upset Illinois 72-60 Saturday. It was Cornell's sixth straight win and Illinois' first loss. In the background is Illinois Bill Small (53). (UPITELEPHOTO) Sugar Bowl's Carnival Will OpenThursday NEW ORLEANS CAP) - The 1961-62 Sugar Bowl Midwinter Sports Carnival kicks off Thursday with a three-day tennis tourney, followed by a basketball tourney, a regatta, and an invitational track meet. The New Year's Day Sugar Bowl game between national champion Alabama and Arkansas climaxes the five-day sports festival. Veteran Gardnar Mulloy, three- time champion for the Sugar Bowl Tennis Tournament, and third- ranked Bernard Bartzen, head the 16-man field for the three-day net event. 'The tennis tourney winds up Saturday with'all play at the New Orleans Country Club. 'The Sugar Bowl regatta on Lake Pontchartrain begins Friday and MSU Nips Butler 5 INDIANAPOLIS. (AP) - Michigan State's Spartans broke a 69- all tie in the last four minutes and went on to defeat Butler University's basketball team 77-72 Saturday night. They were tied five times in the first half and eight times in the second before Michigan State pulled out its fourth victory of five starts. Butler was left 34. Tom Bowman, 64 Butler sharpshooter, gave the Spartans a bad time in the first half. He hit nine straight shots from the field in one stretch and the Bulldogs led 24 -14. Michigan State rallied but trailed 37-35 at the intermission. Bowman wound up with 30 ^ points for the game, 20 in thej first half. Lonnie Sanders scored j . . 17 and Art Schwarm 16 for Mich-j-^ -winning PackerSfGlants Clash Dec. 31 for NFL Crown By JIM HACKLEMAN Associated Press Sports "Writer Don Hutson charged from left end and cut diagonally right. The entire .defensive secondary, alert to Hutson's every move,'sped into pursuit and converged on the elusive enemy as he maneuvered toward the goal line. Meanwhile, fullback TedFritsch had run directly into the vacated zone and was 10 yards away from the nearest defender when Ivy Camp's pass floated into his arms on the 55, He stepped into end Nip Lincoln Five In Final Thriller 35-30 HE'S COMING 'ROUND THE MOUNTAIN FROSH TOURNEY SCORES Lincoln' 38, Galveston 16 Fairview 47. Riley 34 Riley 42, Galveston 29 (Consolation) Fairview 35, Lincoln 30 (Championship) Fairview's Trojans broke away from a 30-30 deadlock with less than two minutes to play at Berry Bowl Saturday night to win the annual Freshman basketball tournament over city rival Lincoln 35-30," The game was a nip and tuck thriller from the first whistle to the finish with the lead changing hands several times. Fairview led 7-6, 17-14 and 25-24 at the quarters of the close and hard fought battle. • It was still deadlocked in the waning moments of action when Fairview clicked for a pair of field goals and a free toss to put the game out of reach. Actually Fairview won the game at the free throw line hitting 9 of 10 while Lincoln made only 2 of 6 at the charity stripe while getting one more fielder, 14 to 13 than the .Trojans. Lincoln hit 14 of 42 afield for 33 per cent and Fairview was'only, a fraction better with 13 of 38 attempts from the court. Scoring was fairly well balanced on both sides although Don Kistler got 13 and Dan Harmon, who came off the'bench, punched in 9 points to pace the Trojans. Bob McMinn got 10, Tom Kragh 8, Johnny Jargstorf and Tom Black 6 each for Lincoln's output. In the tonsolation contest preliminary Riley's Poets took an early lead over Galveston and Trojans while Gary Gaby got 11 and Mike Wood 9 to lead Riley. Summary: Lincoln—Kragh 17, McMinn, T. Black 6, Jargstorf 10; Taylor 3, Welch 2, J. Black, Carmin, Jones, Bauer, Terrell, • Burnett. Galveston—Johns 4, Spence 3, Baber 2, Scott 4, J. Riley 3, Lynas, Pastrick, T. Riley, Booth. • Fairview—Kistler 25, , Porter, Dielman 2, Hewitt 8, Rose 5, Harmon 1, Lyons 3. Riley—Wood 9, G. Gaby 11, Gaumer 7, Tribbett, Risser 7, Hilbert, Richter, W, Gaby, Hopkins, Trayinceck. zone unmolested. That was on the dear, crisp Sundav afternoon of Dec. 17, 1944, North Caslon Gets Illh Win Over Re wanna TOURNEY AT FULTON South Caston 52, Washington Tp. . 33 (Consolation) North Caston 59, Kewanna 49 (Championship) FULTON—Coach Shannon Jones directed his North Caston Comets to their llth straight win of the season here Saturday night as the Fulton county crew turned back the spirited bid of the Kewanna Indians. 59 to 49 in the championship game of the local holiday basketball tourney. The game was a real thriller until the last four minutes of action. Until then the-score either was tied or North Caston had small leads of up to six points. When the tally reached 4947 with North Caston leading, the dam broke. The Comets scored ten straight points in the next three minutes 22-13 and 31-24 at the quarter poles. Mike Wood was the top shooter 1 r™J« in V™Vnrfc for the winning Poets sinking 21 Polo Grounds m New York • igan State. A fielder by Spartan sophomore Stan Chandler, off a fast break, •runs through Sunday with the in- - - .... _ Q ... .,v tercollegiate event heading the broke the last tie, 69-69, with sailing. Nine schools - Tulane, 3: to. to go. Cornell, Purdue, Ohio State, Ohio I Green Bay Packers defeated thej New York Giants 14-7 for the Na-' tional Football League championship. Wesleyan, Yale, Censselaer Tech, Michigan State and the Coast Guard Academy—are entered. Defending Southeastern Conference champion Mississippi State will meet Maryland in the opening game of the basketball tournament Friday night.' Louisiana State plays Louisville in the second game of the opening round. The Alabama-Arkansas football clash is a sellout. Tickets for the Tulane Stadium, which seats 81,535, have not been available for weeks. Alabama is a predominant favorite. Gary Player First Foreigner To Top Golf Money Winners DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) - Gary Player, a native of Johannesburg, South Africa, is the first citizen of a foreign country to wear professional golfdom's money-winning SporfsCorc/ forJheWeek BASKETBALL Wednesday—Tournament at Winamac (Rensselaer, Rochester, Knox and Winamae). Friday,_ Tournament at Akron (Mentone, Beaver Dam, Silver Lake, Akron). Tourney al Logansport, Frankfort and Marion). Tourney at Anderson (Muncie Central, Kokomo, New Castle and Anderson) Finals of Akron tourney. Saturday— Big 4 Marion (Richmond, Michigan State hit 32 of 73 field joal attempts for 43.8 per cent, Butler 29 of 53 for 46. The Spartans outrebounded the Bulldogs 4841. Packers and Giants will meet for the title for the fourth time, and for the first time since that wartime game 17 years ago. Green Bay, Wis., and New York —Two cities virtually as disparate as two cities can be. One, thriving but small and quiet; the other, one of the world's great capitals, huge and glittering. But both with one then had to fight off repeated for a 5947 margin and then held rallies by the Cards to finally' Kewanna to one basket in the re- win by 42-29. The Poets led 11-3", maining time. North Caston trailed 30-29 at halftime but led 4341 at the end of the third quarter. Allen Wills and Lonhifl Showley led the Comets while Mitchell was strongest on offense for Kewanna. In the preliminary game South Caston outran the Washington Tp. Hatchets 52 to 33 by taking an early lead and increasing throughout the game. Rex Rudicel dropped in 19 points to pace the South Caston club to victory while Jim Rush got 11 to pace the Hatchets. South Caston led 11-5, 17-14 and 32-22 at the quarter poles: more. Spence clicked for 16'points to lead the Cardinals. Summary: Consolation: Riley — Risser 10, T j c j /TV.,. 111 tvJ Richter 4; Wood 21, Travinceck, Next Sunday (Dec. 31), the K :^- nn(f , r. r.ahv .t thing in common football teams rich and glory. The Packers and adoration of in tradition Giants have Aussies Say Arcaro Rides "Lopsided' MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) —The up-and-down riding style of Eddie Arcaro, American jockey who always has his right stirrup six inches shorter than the left, is causing consternation in Australia. 'Arcaro arrived Friday for a series of races in this country. "He rides lopsided," agreed the railbirds. Others described Arcaro's light touch on the reins as that of a jockey "with cotton fingers" and commented upon his "riding balance." crown. Player led the race throughout most of the tournament season, ending it with 364,540 in official winnings as tabulated by the Professional Golfers' Association. Player picked up another $3,836 in non-PGA sponsored events to bring his yearly playing income to $68,377. A number of records were set this season as more than 24 tournament players ended the season with more than $20,000 each in official money. Arnold Palmer, last year's leader, with more than $80,000, ranked second on the list with official winnings of $61,091 and an over-all total of $65,001. Doug Sanders, who played in 40 PGA-sponsored events, more than any other pro on the tournament trail, ranked third with $57,428 official money. We Wish You a Cftff INSURANCE AGENCY 224 5. Third logansport, Ind. long histories in the NFL, Green Bay coming in when the league was founded in 1921 and New York joining four years later. And both teams have reaped a large share of pro football glory. Green Bay won three league tides before the NFL was split into two divisions in 1933, and since has won six Western titles and three more NFL championships. The Giants won one league crown prior to 193 with 12 Eastern titles and three NFL championships since. In their personal series, dating back to 1928, the two clubs are even—15-15-2. —The Packers made it all square three weeks ago with a 20-17 victory. . Hutson was 32 and in his 10th year as a pro in 1944, but he led NFL receivers. The Giants hoped they had an answer to the Green Bay ace in a crack rookie pass defender, Howie Livingston, brother of New York's current linebacker, Cliff Livingston, The Giants were hurt by inju- Sanders also played in 21 unof- ries, particularly to their brilliant ficial events, picking up $3,598 for a total of $61,027. Player took the lead early in the season by winning the Masters and $20,000 first prize money. He played in 28 tournaments and won three. Cage Pilot Dee Jo Resign Post DENVER (AP) - Johnny Dee, developer of some of Denver's greatest amateur basketball teams, has announced he will resign April 1, as general manager of the D-C Truckers. Dee, 38, is a former Notre Dame player and coach at Alabama University. He said he had no definite plans but was looking around for other employment, preferably in Denver. D-C's basketball team is playing an independent schedule this season under coach Les Lane. It was formerly a -member of the defunct National Industrial Basketball League, the AAU's top circuit. There are reports Dee is a possible choice to succeed Hoyt Brawner as basketball coach at Denver- University when Brawner moves into the athletic director ship in July. runner Bill Paschal, and the Packer secondary wrecked the passing of ex-Green Bay star Arnie Her ber with five interceptions. Still, it was a rugged, close contest. Fritsch accounted for both Packer touchdowns in the second period on a 2-yard plunge and the all-alone pass reception, and Hutson kicked the conversions. The aroused Giants dominated the second half, but couldn't catch up. Their touchdown came when Ward Cuff, switching from wingback to tail for the first time in eight yea with New York, plowed in from the one. Now, 17 years after that 14-7 Green Bay victory, the Packers and Giants, are readying them- Gaumer, Kirchoff 2, G. Gaby 3, Hopkins, Fowler, Tribbett, Hilbert 2, B. Gaby. Galveston— Spence 16, Johns 2, Baber 7, J. Riley, Bullick, Pastrick, Scott 4, Lynas, T. Riley, Pio, Booth. Championship: Fairview—Kistler 13, Porter 2, Dielman 5, Hewitt 6, Rose, Harmon 9. Lincoln— T. Black 6, Kragh 8, McMinn 10, Jargstorf 6, Taylor, Welch. In' matinee contests Lincoln's Railsplitters defeated Galveston to 16 and Fairview's Trojans had to cut loose with a furious fourth period drive to meat Riley's Poets 47 to 34. Lincoln led by only 4-1 at the quarter over Galveston but pulled away fast from there on as Tom Kragh and engineered an Johnny attack Jargstorf that the Little Variety If Bowl Gomes Run True To Form Over Holidays So. Caston Kline Winegardner Crimmins -. Babb Eurit Summary: FG FT PF TP By WILL GRIMSLEY Associated Press Sports Writer If the football bowl games run true to form, there will be little variety in the Jan. 1 victory feasts —the menu will be hominy grits, black-eyed peas and turnip greens. Teams from Dixie's bowl-minded Southeastern Conference—Ala- jbama, Louisiana State, Mississippi "and Georgia Tech — are favored in four of the major games. In the fifth, the Rose Bowl at Pasadena, the rival coaches are pupils of Tennessee's Bob Neyland. With a little more than a week before kickoff time, here is how Conference gained 2,360 yards rushing and 323 241 ill 001 4 43 Carlson 0 00 Rudicel 6 ^ 2 ,101 0 0 2 0 0 0 17 18 14 3 0 12 0 19 I the slide-rule specialists are picking the big games: Rose Bowl — Minnesota (7-2) 8 points over UCLA (7-3). Sugar Bowl — Alabama (10-0) 12 1 /; points over Arkansas (8-2). Cotton Bowl — Mississippi (9-1) Nickels ,.. Wagoner . See Totals Wash. Tp. Cabiness . Cottrell .. Rush' 2 13 points over Texas (9-1). 0 ! Orange Bowl — Louisiana State 0 I (9-1) 13 points over Colorado 52 |(9-1). Deeter -".... 0 Zollman 4 Slusher 0 Owens 0 Cards couldn't stop. Lincoln led 19-7 at halftime and 28-13 at the close of the third period before subs took charge. Kragh was top scorer for Lincoln with 17 points/, Martin 1 Riley's steamed up team had Small 0 Fairview sweating by leading 9-8 and 19-18 at the first two stops and being only one point in arrears 30-29 at "the end of three periods. Then the Trojans, with Don Kistler' leading the way, scampered into a quick ten point lead and -coasted home. Kistler pumped home 25 pflints for the Evansville Wins EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP)—Buster Briley, a 64 Evansville College sophomore, tossed 42 points through the hoop Saturday night in a 94-89 basketball victory over Los Angeles Slate. Briley's 19 field goals from 43 shots was an Evansville school record. The old mark of 18 was made by John Harrawood against Kentucky Wesleyan five years ago and tied two years ago by Ed SmaUwood against Butler. Evansville led the Californians 51-37 at the half in beating them for the second time this season. The Aces have lost only to Purdue in seven starts. Los Angeles State has lost six of seven games. Five men scored in double figures for the losers, topped by Jim Beck with 19 points and Jim Stephens with 18. They pulled up Razer Totals FG FT PF TP! Gator Bowl—Georgia Tech (7-3) .. I 2 0 4 j 3 points over Penn Stale (7-3. .V 1133 The Gator Bowl will be played ...5 1 5 ,11 Dec. 30. The others are scheduled 313 Jan. 1. 129 Around 400,000 persons are ex- 000 peeled to view these five games 0 5 2 I alone. The number of live spec- 0 0 0 j tators will be pushed close to the 141 million mark by attendant post- 000 season spectacles including the 9 20 33 East-West Shrine game at San Francisco; the Blue-Gray game at . 0 12 No. Caston Wills ...... Fry Scales .... Showley .. Beehler .. Foreman .. Kent Totals Kewanna Mills " .... Burton .... FGFTPFTP . 5 ,.3 . 5 . 7 . 1 . 1 . 0 22 FG FT PF TP 5 i Mitchell 11 Fogelsong 2 Graffis 1 Carlson 0 Totals 20 selves for another showdown, for to trail by only 3 points at 71-68 another chapter in the glowing his-! midway in the second half but tory of two outstanding teams. """""'* " IAC ° *° °™ Indiana High School Basketball By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Lake County Tourney Merrillvffle 71, Calumet 60 Crown Point 81, Griffith 62 Fulton Tourney South Caston .52, W a s h i n gton Twp. (Cass County.) 33 (consolation) North Caston 59, Kewanna 49 (final Indpls. Attacks 62, New Castle 55 Lafayette 74, La Porte 53 couldn't close the gap. College Basketball By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Ohio State 92, Penn State 49 Michigan State 77, Butler 72 Cornell 72, Illinois 60 Okla. State 74, Abilene Christian 60. Colo. State 52, Oklahoma 47 Tournaments Kentucky Invitational At Lexington (Consolation) Tennessee 75, Xavier 79 AUBBEE TOURNEY Aubbeenaubbee 59, Monterey 53 (Consolation) Talma 52, Richland Center 46 (Championship) LEITERS FORD—Talma's Tiers captured the ( holiday tourney here Saturday night by beating Richland Center in the final game 52 to 46, the clash being close all the way. Talma led by 14-13, 27-26 and 38-34 at the quarters. In the consolation match Aubbee bested Monterey 59-53 after trailing for three periods, being behind 18-11, 34-24 and 4643 at the regular stops. Consolation: Aubbee—Roberts 9, Mishler 12, Patton 14, Brockey.l, Feltis 7, Holcomb 16 .Kelley, Olin, Hartz. Monterey—Burkett 26, Keller 6, Burch 9, Fleury 2, 5. Keller 4, Ehrlich 5, Large 1, Drang, Beau, champ. Final: Talma—Craig 13, Peterson 14, Barkman 7, Koch 14, Harvey 1, Duzan 3. Richland Center -Keele 15, G. Hiatt.3, Lewis 4, Burkett 2, Alber 12, B, Hiatt 8, Kistler 3. Montgomery, Ala.; Sun Bowl at El Paslo, Tex., and All-American Bowl at Tucson, Ariz., all Dec. 30; plus the Senior Bowl at Mobile, Ala., Jan. 6 and-the U.S. Bowl at Washington, D.C. and the Hula Bowl at Honolulu Jan. 7. Of the big, established fixtures, only the Orange Bowl game at Miami, to be televised by ABC at 1 p.m., EST., has run into an unusual difficulty on advance sales. Everett Clay, Orange Bowl committee president, said 19,000 of the estimated 75,000 tickets remain unsold, forcing a television blackout for a 150-mile radius of the game. But he adds: "We are confident we will have a sellout." The biggest turnout, as usual, will be at Pasadena where 100,870 will watch Murray Warmath's Minnesota Gophers attempt to atone for last year's Rose Bowl setback in the battle with Billy Barnes' UCLA champions of the Pacific Coast. The game, starting at 5 p.m., EST., will be telecast by NBC. Warmath and Barnes both attended the University of Tennessee where they learned their football at the knee of the famed Genera Neyland, now retired. The Sugar Bowl at New Orleans reports a complete 81,585 sellout. There Alabama," the national champion with an unbeaten-untied record for 10 games, goes against co-champions. The 12% points given the rugged Razorbacks appear pretty generous in view of Arkansas' victories over such teams as Texas Christian, Baylor, Texas A&M and Rice. The Razorbacks, lean and tough, .are rated fierce fighters who don't give ground easily. NBC is telecasting at 2 p.m. EST. One of -the most attractive contests — on the basis of performances — promises to be that at Dallas' Cotton Bowl between Mississippi and Texas, two offense- minded elevens which ranked in the top five of the final Associated Press poll. Texas, ranked No. 4. is the best rushing team in the nation with a lightning-quick ball carrier in All-America Jimmy Saxton. Mississippi, No. 5, has a team which 1,827 passing. It has speed, size and depth. The Cotton Bowl is a 75,504 sellout, with the public sale already over-subscribed. The game will be televised by CBS at 2:30 pjn. EST. The Orange Bowl features the big, mobile Louisiana State team which upset Mississippi and lost only to Rice during the regular season. LSU, ranked third nationally behind Alabama and Ohia State, is believed to have too much depth for Colorado's Big Eight champions, beaten only by Utah. Gator Bowl officials expect a crowd of 50,200. Georgia Tech carries the best bowl record of aH teams (11-3) into the game against Perm State, winner of the Lambert Trophy as the best in the East CBS is televising it at 2:15 p.m. EST. Oilers And Chargers Clash For AFL Crown SAN DIEGO. Calif. (AP)— The young American Football League reaches the climax of its second year Sunday when the two powerhouses, the Houston Oilers and the San Diego Chargers, collide- for the championships'. A year ago the same clubs fought it out for the title in Houston. The Oilers won 24-16. There will be much the same cast — Houston's venerable but still gifted George Blanda • and hard-running halfback Billy Cannon, and the Chargers' pass-happy Jack Kemp and halfback Paul Lowe, plus able supporting talent. Kickoff time is 1:30 p.m. PST, before an anticipated capacity crowd of 34,500 and a national television audience (ABC). Coach Waliy Lamm's Oilers are solid favorites. Blanda, the league's leading passer and second high in scoring, led Houston to a 10-3 season. The team rebounded from a poor start and won its last nine games. Cannon, the ex-Louisiana State All-America, supplied brilliant help and led the league in rushing, averaging 4.7 per carry. San Diego roared to 11 straight victories. Then something set in for Coach Sid Gillman's Chargers, including injuries, and they looked bad in losing two of their last three. The final game of the regular season was a 41-0 walloping by the Boston Patriots which visibly shook the confidence of even the most ardent Charger admires. It had already been shaken when Blanda, Cannon and a pass- hungry end, Charlie Hennigan, snapped the long San Diego winning streak with a 33-13 triumph. San Diego won an earlier game 34-24 when the Oilers were an unorganized dub and the Chargers were rolling high on Kemp's arm and their defensive platoon of a "fearsome foursome" and the "seven pirates." The foursome consisted of the defensive interior line, and the pirates were the men in the secondary who stole a league record 49 passes and returned them 929 yards and nine touchdowns. , Ernie Ladd, biggest of the big foursome at 310 pounds, created a stir when he failed to show up for some of the final practices but Gillman says he will play. Standout in the scoring is 33- year-old Blanda, who is rounding out his 12th year in pro ball, most of them with the Chicago Bears of the rival National League. Blanda threw 36 touchdown passes, kicked 64 points after touchdowns and booted 16 field goals. If it's close, Blanda could prove the difference. Pro Basketball NBA Boston 122, New York 111 Detroit 134, Cincinnati 125 National Hockey League Montreal 6, Detroit 1 . Boston 7, Toronto 4 RICHARDS SEAT COVERS 330 Hamilton St . , Logansport, Ind.

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