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Logansport, Indiana
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Monday, December 30, 1957
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LOGANSPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY Monday Evening, December 30, 1957. Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribuns Seven Washington Tp. Stages Net Tourney Wednesday Berries Set For Wabash Trip Friday Hatchets Host Kewanna, Tipton, And Galveston A New Year's day tournament at Washington township Wednesday plus Logansport's invasion ot Wabash Friday highlight the basketball schedule for area schools this week. The Kewanna Indians, coached by Maurice Tolbert, join three Cass county schools to stage the annual Hatchet cage program. Other entrants are Galveston, Tipton Township and Washington. Pairings drawn earlier pit Galveston versus Washington in the 1 o'clock opener Wednesday with Tipton tackling the Fulton county powerhouse at 2:15 o'clock. The consolation game is set for 7 o'clock and the championship encounter at 8:15 o'clock. The Berries resume regular season competition Friday, visiting Wabash to play the Apaches o£ the Central Indiana conference. Coach Jim Jones completed a three-year coaching hitch at Wabash before moving to Logansport. Tipton Township goes to the post Friday for the third time this week at Twelve Mile, while the Lucerne Lions will host New Waverly's Wildcats. Winamac and Delphi, two Hoosier conference members, get together for some league business. Peru will host Rochester's Zebras to decide a Central Indiana argument. Camden, unbeaten in two Midwest conference starts, seeks No. 3 against a tough Monon Railroader quintet standing at 3-1 in the league. Peru, after its tussle with Rochester Friday, goes to Fort Wayne Saturday to meet unbeaten -Central, one of the state's foremost cage units. The Fulton county attraction of the week pits Kewanna against Aubbeenaubbee Township at the Leiters Ford gymnasium. Francesville will travel to Rensselaer to participate in a Friday- Saturday tournament with Goodland, Lowell and Rensselaer. The complete area schedule follows: Wednesday Tourney at Washington Township <Kewanna, Tipton Tp., Galveston, Washington). Friday Logansport at Wabash New Waverly at Lucerne Tipton Tp. at Twelve Mile Monon at Camden Cutler at Buck Creek Forest at Burlington Winamac at Delphi Ke'ntland at Wolcott Moiitmorenci at Reynolds Idaville at Buffalo Chalmers at Burnettsville Brookston at Morocco Crawfordsville at Monticello Kewanna at Aubbeenaubbee Tp. Fulton at Grass Creek Richland Center at Talma Akron- at Noble Township Rochester at Peru Pulaski at Medaryville Monterey at San Pierre Somerset at Deedsville Tourney at Rensselaer (Francesville, Goodland, Lowell, Rensselaer). Saturday Peru at Fort Wayne Central Butler at Mexico Gilead at Claypool Stray Slants On Sports BY JOHN STKEY Berries Zero-In Too Late It was simply a case of too little and too late! The Berries lost sight of the basket during the first three quarters of Saturday night's tourney finale against Kokomo and tallied only 13 field goals . . . When the boys finally zeroed in on the target in the fourth period for seven baskets, Kokomo might have been forced to yell "uncle," but for that insurmountable 19-point cushion achieved midway in the quarter. Wildcat Coach Joe Platt was visibly upset by the late collapse of his ball club. It was so complete, moreover, that Logansport tallied the last 12 paints of the game, zooming the score from 75-57 to the final 75-69 in 2 minutes and 12 seconds . . . But without the.invaluable assistance of the free throw, the Berries never would have been in contention. Logan's work from the 15-foot line rewarded the team with 29 points from the 35 tosses attempted. During one stretch through the third and much of the fourth periods, tne Berries hit 20 without a muff . . . The foul shooting became so automatic at this stage that Coach Platt threw up his hands and muttered: "Don't make him shoot the free throw, just give them a couple of points." All-Tourney Teams Popular Fans like to see all-tonrnamcnt teams, so Stray Slants „ offers an eight-man group for your inspection . . . Logansport and Kokomo, the two finalists, didn't have all the top performers. Monticello and Flora can contribute a couple of outstanding players to such an all-star list, based entirely on their work in this tourney. Carl Wagoner (Flora) Jim Rayl (Kokomo) Ron Hivcly (tvlonticcllfl) Larry Cart (Logansport) Cullan Eikcnbcrry (Flora) Don Bowling (Kokomo) Jim Zerface (Monticello) Larry Jones (Logansport) It's unfortunate that the Berries picked this time to fire at a 27.4 per cent clip from the field. They took 73 shots to hit 20 baskets. Kokomo was charted at 41.3 per cent with 31 of 75 attempts . . . The Berries were superior in other departments of play, edging -the Wildcats 49-45 on rebounds and committing only 12 miscues to 20 for Kokomo. Rayl Finally Breaks Chains Jimmy Rayl displayed his shooting prowess to the fans In the evening, after a well-mapped Flora defense throttled him with but three baskets in 13 tries during the afternoon. . . . Rayl blasted his way from long-range to within a point of the Berry Bowl individual scoring record of 40 points. Grass Creek's Phil Wills established the standard with 15 field goals and 10 free 'tosses against Lucerne in last year's sectional tournament. a proficient shooter, no doubt about that. But we F. W. South, Jeff Suffer First Losses Only Six Major Unbeatens Left In Cage Circles INDIANAPOLIS (UP) — You could name your own pick today for the Indiana- high school basketball championship—still a wide- open chase with most of the holiday tourneys over and only half a dozen major unbeatens left. Lafayette and Fort 'Wayne South, ranked 1-2 in last week's United Press coaches' poll, were knocked from the dwindling ranks of the perfect-record crews Saturday, but Fort' Wayne Central and Jeffersonville, fourth and fifth, respectively, came through with flying colors. Eight-team city tourneys at Gary Thursday-Friday and at Indianapolis Friday-Saturday highlight this week's holiday sessions; Others include a four-team show at Evansville today, an all-South Central Conference shoot at Connersville on New Year's day and weekend sessions at Whiting, Anderson, Franklin, Evansville and Valparaiso. Both Fort Wayne Central and Jeffersonville were impressive in running their winning streaks to eight. Central's Tigers overwhelmed host Elkhart, 66-45. JeE- fersonville copped its own meet, dumping Clarksville Providence, 82-54. Defensive Battle Lafayette's 8-game string burst in a sparkling defensive battle' with defending state champion South Bend Central, No. 3 in the state, 42-39, at Lafayette. It was sweet revenge for the upstaters, whose 36-game string was clipped by the same Broncos a week earlier and they did it without the services of ace center Sylvester Coalmen, still sidelined with a knee injury. Fort Wayne South fell to Muncie Lions Rout Browns, 59-14 To Win Pro Football Crown Tobin Rote Fires Four TD Aerials DETROIT CUP) — Abandoned by a coach who dead" just four called them and a half months ago, the Detroit Lions bested bad fortune's every obstacle to finish with a 59-14 rout of the Cleveland Browns Sunday for the National Football League championship. Quarterback Tobin Rote, adding lustre to the year's top football trade — the swap that brought him from Green Bay in July— faultlessly led the Lions to their astonishing victory. Rote rifled four touchdown passes and scored once himself. In one second half stretch, Rote Leahy Disappointed As Health Prevents Return to Coaching CHICAGO (UP) ,— A "deeply disappointed" Frank Leahy today nursed a broken ankle, an upset stomach and a frustrated hope for a renewed football coaching career. His doctor, C.J. Barborka, said Saturday it would be a "serious mistake" for Leahy to return to coaching. Leahy, who broke his ankle Christmas Eve at his Long Beach, Ind., home, had been offered a post as coach and athletic director at Texas A&M. But the former Notre Dame coach said he wanted to have a Injuries Hit Sooner and Navy Squads The fortunes of Navy and Oklahoma were threatened by injuries today as eight of the nation's top college football teams put the finishing touches on preparations forjfo 0 k'° e ';', en " b ~ c u,; r ' 1 ihalTthcv were M-niif Vrtnw'p rioir hrnul accirrw_ , . ** Big Ten Plays Last Non-Loop Foes Tonight Spartans Bidding For Eighth Win Without Defeat CHICAGO (UP) — Five Big Tea basketball teams, including unbeaten Michigan State, conclude their warm-up activity tonight before heading into the scramble for the 1958 conference championship. The Spartans, straight victories their seven making them New Year's Day bowl assign ments. cracked up to be in pro-season forecasts, wind up a Wes 1 Coast .... . ***» v.wM.jfc,j, rvtuu u .j o nva: VsUaok Navy, a one point favorite over| jaunt in a clash ^. ith Washington. Rice in the Cotton Bowl, learned I Coach Forddy Anderson's bunch it may be without the services of. are favorcd lo make it ei ht first-string guard Tony Strcmic while Oklahoma added tackle Jer^ ry Thompson to an injury list that , . , , i .. f . ii.y .UHJJI1U5UJ1 t.u an anjiu,y uai. Liidi.- physical checkup before he ac-| a ^ ready f nciuded quartc / back Car [ cepted the job. .! Dodd. Oklahoma is a Leahy's old trouble, a nervous! This fellow figure Rayl bn in the Berries' defensive plans early in the third quarter ... The | Richmond," 7M5," for consolation three of them for touchdowns. Junker Scores Twice Rookie end Steve Junker, who didn't want to be drafted by Detroit because he didn't think he'd make the team, grabbed two scoring aerials and gained 109 yards on five passes. Fullback John Henry Johnson, former San Francisco Forty-Niner and a key man in the title drive, turned in a superb job of blocking while Rote picked out the receivers. ^ The Lion defense, headed by captain Joe Schmidt, continually spotted the Browns plays and pierced the defense, causing five pass interceptions and recovering two Browns fumbles. The landslide was a fitting end to one of the dizziest seasons in •Detroit football history. Lions Called Uncoachable It was a season that started with former coach Buddy Parker labelling the Lions ''dead" and "uncoachable" jujst 48 hours before thoir first exhibition game. Central in Muncie's preliminaries,; Blasted 3444 in of relief when Larry Cart was switched 51-58 then resroiroed o smash' IJ3laslea *•'" In ™W™™S reg- ms earlv in the third auarfer . Th* ! " JSL..! ,o £ ?~ .„.!"«„ ular season S a ™ «"t h Balt.more, the Lions then engaged the Colts and San Francisco Forty^Niners in Kokomo marksman garnered one basket in the opening stanza, two more in the second period and one in the third at Cart's expense . . . A variety of defenders were unable to halt Rayl's devastating attack on the south basket. Two Kansas Units Clash For Crown Kansas and Kansas State, a couple of arch-rivals who merely happen to be ranked the nation's No. 1 and 2 teams, collide tonight in a battle for tournament glory like that already won by North Carolina, San Francisco, and Texas Christian. Action tonight marks the windup of the big holiday basketball tournaments, with Kansas - Kansas State clash coming in the final of the Big Eight carnival at Kansas City. In addition, Temple and California will meet for the crown in the PREP CAGE SCHEDULE INDIANAPOLIS ('UP) — Major Indiana high school basketball games this week: Monday — Evansville tourney honors while Muncie grabbed the tourney with an 82-70 triumph over the tightest Western""Conference Marion. Charley Hinds caged 42 . history points in Muncie. the two games for (Evansville Bosse, Central, Memorial, Reitz). Tuesday—Terre Haute tourney (Terre Haute Schulte, Blooming- 1 ton U., Honey Creek, Concannon).| Wednesday — Connersville tourney • (Connersville, Greensburg, Shelbyville, Rushville). Thursday-Friday — Gary tourney (Gary Emerson, Wirt, Edison, Froebel, Wallace, Mann, Roosevelt, Tolleston), Although most conference play will not resume before next week many other good games were scheduled. Jeffersonville invades Bedford Friday, the same day Fort Wayne Central clashes with city foe Concordia, East Chicago Washington is 'at Terre Haute Gerstmeyer, Elwood at New Castle, Forth. Wayne South at Michigan City, Vincennes at Jasper, and Terre Haute Garfield at Evansville Reitz. Scottsburg should breeze past Paoli for its 10th in a row. Saturday, South Bend Central invades Warsaw, Kokomo entertains Rossvdlle, Elkhart is at Fort Wayne South, Peru at Fort Wayne Central, and Evansville Bosse at New Albany. Rayl Gets 39 Scottsburg, Madison, Garfield ace in history. Every week there was a "must" iame building up to the playoff n San Francisco where Detroit ought back from a 24-7 halftime deficit for a heartstopping 31-27 rictory. Meanwhile, the Browns had it comparatively easy, clinching the •Holiday Festival tournament at| Friday-^Elwood at New Castle, •New York, unbeaten Maryland: Huntington at Marion, Crawfords- will face Memphis State in the de-; vffle at Monticello, Rochester at cidmg game of the Gugar Bowl j p erU| Logansport at Wabash, War- tournament at New Orleans, and, saw a t Knox Shelbyville at Ander- lowa plays Syracuse :n the Queen '. son Frankfort at Elkhart Rich- Zup's Estate At $400,000 URBANA, 111. (UP) — Former Illinois Coach Bob. Zuppke's will disclosed an estate in excess of $400,000 today and revealed the "Little Dutchman" was something of a wizard at finance as well as football. "Zup" left the bulk of his estate in trust to his widow, with $50,000 to go eventually to the University of Illinois which he served as football coach from 1913 until he retired in 1941. Zuppke, 78, died Dec. 22. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Leona Ray Zuppke, who was his housekeeper for more than 20 years before they were married in 1956. Zuppke's first wife died in 1936. He had no children. Zuppke's salary when he started as coach at Illinois was $2,400 a year, and it never topped $15,000. But his will, filed in Champaign County Court here today, listed assets, mostly in the form of securities, which his lawyer, James Capel, said would exceed $400,000. Zuppke's investment counselor, Burton C. Hurd, said Zup "was not a speculator, but a man of patience as far as investments were concerned. He had a fundamental belief in the growth of America and this belief made him courageous as far as investments w«re concerned. He was willing to invest when others were not and was interested in long-term growth prospects." lied 18 points. Temple beat Seattle, 91-73, in a Holiday Festival semi-final. In the other, California won over Dayton, 60-55. North Carolina, last year's national champion ranked No. 4 this year, was victorious in the Dixie Classic at Raleigh, N.C. Arch-rival North Carolina State tried to upset the Tar Heels, but failed, 39.-30, in a slow-down game. San Francisco's fifth-r a n k e d Dons romped to a 60-45 victory over Oklahoma City in the All- College finals at Oklahoma City. Texas Christian won the Southwest Conference tournament at Houston for the third time in the last six years over Rice, 57-55. Nats Strengthen Hold on NBA Second The Syracuse Nationals, whose hold on second place in the Eastern Division of the National Basketball Association was in danger only a few days ago, now hold a 2*& game edge over the New York Koicks. City final at Buffalo, N.Y. i mond at LaPorte, Jeffersonville at The big game at Kansas City is;Bedford, Paoli at Scottsburg, one cage fans of the Midwest have.Bluffton at New Haven Columbia been anticipating and was set up,city at Albion, Fort Wayne Cen- Saturd_ay when Kansas won its semi-final game, 55-48, over Iowa State as seven-foot Wilt (The Stilt) Chamberlain tallied 27 points, and Kansas State trounced Nebraska, tral at Fort Wayne Concordia, Kendallville at Auburn, Staunton at Brazil, Linton at Clinton, Greencastle at Sheridan, Sullivan at Terre Haute State, East Chicago 88-57, as six-eight Bob Boozer tal- i Washington at Terre Haute Gerst- Other went to: tournament champions Mississippi State, victor in the Mississippi State tournament at Starkville, Miss., over Morehead State, 46-41. LaSalle of Philadelphia, winner by 59-55 'in overtime over host Richmond in the Richmond Invitational at Richmond, Va. Georgia Tech, the Motor City tourney winner at Detroit with a 70-66 upset of Detroit. •Holy Cross, in its own invitational at Worcester, Mass., with a 77-72 win over Dartmouth. Evansville, in its own tournament with an 82-80 squeaker over Fresno State. Louisiana Tech, 41-40 over •Northwestern (La.) State in the Louisiana Invitational. And Indiana State, 83-70, over Beliarmine in the Midwestern tourney. In addition to the three big tourneys ending tonight, two other smaller carnivals are scheduled Wednesday and Thursday — the Senior Bowl at Mobile, Ala., and the New Hampshire Invitational at Durham, N.H. meyer, Bloomfield at Bicknell, Boonville at Princeton, Washington at Evansville Central, Vincennes at Jasper, Tell City at Winslow, Fort Wayne South at Michigan City, South Bend Washington at South Bend St. Joseph, Hammond Morton at Hammond Tech, Fort Wayne Catholic at Elmhurst, Terre Haute Garfield at Evansville Reitz. Friday-Saturday — Indianapolis tourney (Tech, Washington, Manual, Wood, Attacks, Howe, Ripple, Shortridge); Whiting tourney (Whiting, Lebanon, Hammond Clark, West Lafayette). Saturday — Anderson Highland tourney (Anderson Highland, Alexandria, Knightstown, Middletown); Franklin tourney (Franklin, Indianapolis Sacred Heart, Martinsville, Greenfield); Evansville North tourney ((North, Mater Dei, Fort Branch, .Owensville); Valparaiso tourney (Valparaiso, Gp- shen, .Chesterton, Indianapolis Scecina. South Bend Central at Warsaw, Rossville at Kokomo, Plainfield at Terre Haute Wiley, Evansville Bosse at New Albany, Elkhart at Fort Wayne South, Aurora at Edinburg, Peru at Fort Wayne Central, Sheridan at Hammond •Noll. and Indianapolis Cathedral are the other major unbeatens left. Gary Roosevelt appeared to be the club to beat in the Steel City tourney, and the Indianapolis grind may turn into another dogfight between Tech and Attacks. Tech, ranked 10th, won last .year but sixth-rated Attacks spilled the Greenclads from the perfect ranks recently. Other major tourney winners Saturday were Anderson, Decatur at Bluffton, Crawfordsville at Frankfort, Fort Wayne Concordia at Huntington, Kokomo at Logansport, Plymouth, Hobart at Portage, South Bend St. Joseph, Dale at Tell City, and Vincennes. Kokomo's Jim Rayl continued as one of the hottest shooters in the state, pumping in 39 points in a 75-69 victory over host Logansport in the finale. when quarterback Bobbie. Layne suffered a fractured ankle. ' The Lions overcame adversity and Rote came through, leading the Lions to conscutiv victoris he Lions to consecutive victories over the Browns, the Chicago Bears, the Forty-Niners and for all the chips Sunday. It was sweet revenge, over Par- cer and over the Browns who had rammeled Detroit 56-10 in the 1954 ;itle game. Aggies Have Long list of Coaches COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (UP) —Texas A&M officials, whose Christmas Day football coach lasted about as long as Santa Claus, begin the long, grueling task of finding another head coach and athletic director this week. After losing Paul (Bear) Bryant and Frank Leahy, two of the biggest names in the coaching business, in one week, AJeM was still reportedly holding aspirations of finding another "prestige" name in a nation-wide hunt. Dr. M. T. Harrington, A&M president, said Sunday night that •he didn't have anyone in mind. Two Die In Stalled Car INDIANAPOLIS (UP)—A young Marine and his sister-in-law died of carbon monoxide poisoning early Sunday in their stalled car on an Indianapolis street. Killed when the gas leaked into the car after the dual exhausts became clogged with mud were Pvt. Donald C. Moore, 21, Indianapolis, on leave from Camp Pendleton, Calif., and Mrs. Elizabeth Eads Moore, 35, Indianapolis. Red Wing Trainer Tough as Goalie By UNITED PRESS George (Lefty) Wilson, a former minor league goalie and now an assistant trainer with the Detroit (Red Wings, hasn't lost his touch as a puck-stopper. The portly, 36-year-old Wilson was pressed into emergency service Sunday night at Detroit when Don Simmons of the Boston Bruins suffered a dislocated shoulder in the first period and helped the Bruins gain a 2-2 tie against the Red Wings. In other Sunday games, Montreal Canadiens edged the New York Rangers, 4-3, and the Chicago Black Hawks nipped the To ronto Maple Leafs, 2-1. lastern title Dec. -7. Detroit's title hopes certainly "under such stress as the profession demands." Leahy then notified the Aggies that he would consider a job as athletic director, but Texas A&M President M.T. Harrington said it was "doubtful" if the faculty athletic council would go along with that suggestion. "It is a coach we want," Harrington said. Vote Basilio Top Fighter NEW YORK (UP)— The Ring Magazine named Carmen Basilio "fighter of the year" today and noted an unexpected .upsurge in professional boxing during 1957. Now the sport faces 1958 "with flags flying and rams beating, both in and out of the ring," the magazine stated in its annual review. Basilio of Chiltenango, N.V., won the ring's fighter-of-the-year award for the first time because, while still welterweight champion on Sept. 23, he wrested the middleweight crown from Sugar Ray Bowl. ' Stremic was injured late Saturday when 235-pound tackle Bob : Reifsnyder accidently kicked him on the shinbone during a workout. X-rays revealed no fracture but coach ' Eddie Erdelatz listed him a "doubtful starter." Thompson Aggravates Injury Thompson aggravated an ankle injury that hobbled him for a month while Dodd has an ankle sprain. Oklahoma coach Bud Wilkinson said he wouldn't know whether either could play until after Monday's practice although both players insisted they'd "give it a try." Oregon, already a 19-point underdog to natiorial champion Ohio State in the Rose Bowl also was casting anxious eyes toward the infirmary. Guard Joe Schaffeld and end Pete Welch are ailing and coach Len Casanova lists both as "unlikely starters." There was no let up for any of the eight squads Sunday as the big date neared. All worked out at least briefly and Duke and Oregon went through extra-hard workouts. Two Underdogs Win The New Year's Day underdogs Robinson in a thrilling fight that drew the year's biggest gate— straight and possibly nine when they open conference action against winless Ohio Slate on the Buckeye court Saturday night. The downtrodden Buckeyes meet Yale New Year's night in their last chance for a victory before the title race gets under way. Thus far they have dropped seven contests. Spartans Win Two Four other learns mecling their last non-league foes for the season tonight are Iowa, Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota. The Hawkeyes play Syracuse for the mythical champions))!], of the Queens holiday tournament at Buffalo, N.Y.; Michigan will seek its fifth victory in eight starts at Arizona; Wisconsin goes into a game with Utah with a 5-2 record, and Minnesota tackles Yale in an effort to improve its 3-2 slate. Northwestern concludes with, Notre Dame on the Wildcat court Tuesday night. The Spartans and Buckeyes lived up to their records as the conference's best and worst teams on weekend jaunts to the West. The Spartans beat UCLA, 63-G1, and Southern California, 77-67. UCLA took its revenge, 98-78, on Ohio State and Southern California did it, 87-71. Six Big Ten teams played in weekend tournaments. Wildcats Fifth at Raleigh ... Northwestern finished fifth in all were buoyed by Saturday's re- . ™^ W€ * crn . a suit th « Dixie Classic at suits which saw two underdogs win. Tennessee, a two-point under- , (147-pound) title was vacated au-j point underdog, whipped the East, , N.C., a loss to North Carolina jdog, shaded Texas A&M, 3-0 ~in! st ^ te f* 3 glories over Duquesne Although Basilio's welterweight '• the Gator Bowl, the West a seven- i and j* • Louis - . 1 • • • • - ' ' Indiana lost twice in Hie Hoosier tournament at Indianapolis, bowing to Butler and Notre Dame. Purdue wound up even-steven with a win over Butler and a loss to Notre Dame, winner of the tour- tomatically when he won the middleweight (160-pound) champion- 27-13, in the Shrine Bowl and the Gray shaded the Blue, 21-20, in a ship, he is still rated such a f or-1 pick 'em contest. :ook a downward plunge Dec, 8 i vacant crown. midable welterweight by the magazine that he is placed in a "group" by himself, above the men who are competing for his Carmen already had been named fighter of the year by the Boxing Writers' Association and other American organizations; but the Ring Magazine claims its selection reflects world-wide opinion. SONIC BOOM PETERSBURG PUP) — An explosion Warned on a sonic boom from a jet plane shook this town today, rattling dishes and window panes. Today's Sport Parade NEW YORK (UP)— Before old man 1057 limps over the hill and out of sight it is time for Fearless Fraley to look back today and tell the gaffer that, while he kept me up in the air, I sure enjoyed lis visit. He bounced me around like a .ennis ball. But in the process convinced me that the airplane is here to stay and that Magellen was right. There was Puerto Rico in January, for the opening of a new race :rack, cock fights in the od quarter and a chat with Mickey Owen. Then Dunedin, Fa., as A Watrous won the PGA Seniors gof championship. Thriing to Ron Deaney's great performances at the indoor track meets in Madison Square Garden son compete her grand sam at Forest His and marve at Ma Anderson's big upset in the men's finas. Wishing both coud win as Himan Bobbins beat Bud Tayor in the Nationa Amateur finas at Brookine and feeing the bood in your ears as Basiio and Ray Robinson fought one for the books at Yankee Stadium. The opening of footba at West Point, cimbing on the Bob Anderson bandwagon. The start of the Series, the madness at Miwaukee and the chis as Lew Burdette poished it off right in the enemy camp. A spine- tinger as Notre Dame upset Army at Phiadephia then off for Tokyo with Snead and Demaret. Learning to hua in Honouu (not very good), a 10,000 mie gin rummy and the Hickock dinner at Roch-;game in which Snead cipped me. Sammy Burklow, who hadn't kicked a single field goal all season but made 15 of 17 conversions, booted the decisive three-pointer with a little more than five minutes to play to break up a tight defensive battle between Tennessee and Texas A&M. Bobby Gordon co-starred with Burklow, carrying the ball 32 times and setting up the field goal with his running. The Volunteers kept 210- pound John Crow, player of the year, pretty much in check. Gerald Nesbitt, hard-hitting fullback from Arkansas, scored three touchdowns to lead the West to its surprisingly easy victory over the favored East. The East ground attack was bogged down from the start and only a 63-yard punt runback by Bob Mitchell of Illinois saved it from being shut out in the first half. Ken Ford of Hardin-Simmons completed 12 of 23 passes for 185 yards to spark the Gray to its 13th victory in 19 meetings with the Blue. ney. Michigan and Wisconsin lost to Wyoming in New Mexico's tournament. Both beat New Mexico to square things. Iowa advanced to the finals of Canisius' tournament by beating Cornell, and Illinois scored its sixth non-league success by rallying late for a 94-75 win over Miami of Ohio in a Saturday afternoon TV game. In conference openers Saturday, the HIM ar. at Wisconsin, Northwestern is at Indiana, Michigan at Iowa, Purdue at Minnesota and Michigan State at Ohio State. ester. Seeing Bradey beat Memphis State in the NIT'finas and down to Gufstream for the Forida Derby. Last Season at Ebbets, Poo The opening of the baseba season, not knowing these wbud be the ast ones at Ebbets Fied and the od Poo Grounds. Watching Bod Ruer win the Wood Memp- ria and a spring trip to Virginia Beach for the women pros' round robin. Sammy Snead winning the ast men's round robin at Wykagy and then the Nationa Outboard Regatta at Aexandria Bay, bumping into Carmen Basiio during a motorboat run through the Thousand Tsands. Rooting for Jimmy Demaret to win the Open at Inverness, and amazed as Dick Mayer did. Cheering Aice Bauer as she took the ead in the U.S. Women's Open, ony to ose out in the stretch. Confounded at Lew' Hoad's ~non- chaance as he confirmed he was turning pro for $125,000. The heat at Dayton as Lione Hebert put the heat on the fied to win the PGA, and.' then watching Foyd Patterson destroy Hurricane Jackson at the Poo Grounds. Looking for Jaguars, but not very hard, on the Amazon. The confusion of horse racing in Rio, skin diving and deep sea fishing in the Dominican Repubic and watching the cockfights in Haiti. Home tor Te n nls Headinera Home in time to see Athea Gib- Paying gof in Tokyo, attending a footba game at Johnson Air Base and then heading for home the ong way around. Watching weight ifters in Istanbu and inspecting the Oympic site in Rome. Then the ong trip over Mount Oympus, Mont Bane and Paris and the wecome sight of Idewid Airport: Back for the Army-Navy game and hoping in the end that it happens a over .again sometime. Whatever Happened To Bernie Bierman? Just before Bernie Bierman took over as head football coach at Minnesota in 1932, a wag described the husky Gophers as "beautiful but dumb." Just two years later, when Minnesota had won the national championship, the same wag said, "now they're just beautiful." In all, Minnesota under Bierman won five national and six Big Ten titles. But things never were quite the same after he returned from duty with the Ohio, Oregon Set for Roses PASADENA, Calif. (UP)—Favored Ohio State • and underdog Oregon put the finishing touches to their Rose Bowl training today with Coach L«n Casanova banking his hopes for an upset on the Webfoot "big three" backs. But despite the Oregon offensive trio of halfback Jim Shanley, fullback Jack Morris and quarterback Jack Crabtree, Coach Woody Hayes' Buckeyes still ruled a 19- point favorite. Hayes received cheering news Saturday night when doctors said star back Don Clark would be able to play against Oregon. ' Hayes said Clark wouldn't start, but the top Buckeye runner almost certainly will see action. A sellout crowd is assured for the annual contest. Oregon plans only a light drill Tuesday, tapering off following a series of heavy contact sessions. The Ducks probably would be spending New Year's Day in Eugene, Ore., instead of Pasadena, if it weren't for the combined and individual talents of Shanley, Morris and Crabtree. While Ohio State has been described as a strong, deep team without exceptional individual stars, the paper - thin Oregon bench has been a source of trouble to Casanova throughout the season. But with his "big three" in good condition, the Ducks man aged to pull most of the big ones out of the fire. Russell Top NBA All-Star Choice NEW YORK CUP)— Bill Rus;ell, the Boston Celtics' shooting, abounding, and shot-b locking lar, was the only unanimous choice on the East-West teams announced today for the annual Na- ional Baskebball Association All- Star game at St. Louis, Jan. 21. Named with Russell lo the East squad were Boston teammates Bob Cousy and Bill Sharman, plus Adolph Schayes of Syracuse, and Willie Nsulls of New York. Picked on the West squad with 3ob Pettit of St. Louis were Hawk :eammate Slater Martin, George Yardley of Detroit, Dick Garmaker of Minneapolis, and Maurice Stokes of Cincinnati. U.S. Marines during World War II. He resigned in 1950 after one of the worst campaigns in Minnesota history and Bernie's worst in coaching years at Montana, Tulane and Mississippi. Whatever happened to Bernie Bierman. He's still at Minnesota, now 64 years old, as professor emeritus of physical education. CHIEFS GAIN GROUND Last-place Indianapolis gainet ground in the International Hockey League during the weekend with one victory and a tie. The Chiefs snapped a five-game losing- streak in their series with Fort Wayne Saturday, 44, then tied Toledo. J-a. Six Records Set in Hoosier Classic" INDIANAPOLIS (UP)-<tlecords set in the "Hoosier Classic" Friday and Saturday: Most points one game—Notre Dame 89 against Indiana. Best field goal shooting—Butler .481 against Purdue. Best free throw shooting—Butler .836 against Purdue. Most points in two-game session —Archie Dees, Indiana, 62. Most fieldgoals in two-game session—Archie Dees, 23. Most freethrows one game- Bobby Plump, Butler, 13, against Purdue. Board man Fights Schmidt Tonight NEW YORK (UP) — Once-sensational Larry Boardman wil. try to salvage some glory from this year's dismal campaign tonight in a TV 10-rounder with welterweight Peter Schmidt at St. Nicholas Arena. • . Their bout will be televised by Dumont at 10 p.m. e^.t. Boardman, 21, an aggressive hooker and a good puncher from •Marlboro, Conn., is favorec at 9-5 over Schmidt, who low lives in New York. Schmidt, 23, was born in Romania, but later lived ia Germany and Canada, wheve he was amateur welter champ in 1955. the Classified Ads

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