Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on December 3, 1957 · Page 6
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Logansport, Indiana
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Tuesday, December 3, 1957
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Tuesday Evening, December 3, 1957. Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Kansas Passes First Test, But Indiana Is Upset Wilt Cages 30 Points To Spark Jayhawk Rally Hoosiers Whipped on Backboards by Underdog Ohio University Team; Kentucky Has Close Call and Purdue Bounces Miami, 0. Wilt (The Slill) Chamberlain carried Kansas safely past its first big test of the college, basketball season, but Kentucky got a bad scare and Indiana was upset in the year's first big surprises. „ Kansas, 'he nation's No. 2 learn, was leading by only a point at halftime until the s e v e n-foot Chamberlain went into high gear and led the Jayhawks to a 63-56 victory over Oklahoma State Monday night at Stillvjater, Okla. Kentucky, ranked No. 5. had to rally in the last two minutes to nip Duke, 78-7-1. on its own home court. And Indiana, last season's Big Ten co-champion and ranked 14th for the new campaign, was sent crashing by Ohio University, 76-68, at Bloomington, Ind. Chamberlain wound up with 30 points in his opening effort, for Kansas, 17 of them coming in the second halE as Kansas pulled away. Indiana was beaten just where it thought it was strong — in rebounding. Six-eight Archie Decs had 24 points and six-7V4 Frank Radovich had 19 for the Hoosiers, but Ohio University controlled the backboards. However, otler high-r a n k e d teams that went right into action on the opening night of the season won as expected. Sixth-r a n k e d Michigan State, the other co-champion of the Big Ten. brushed aside Butler, 74-55; 16th-rankcd Rice trounced New Mexico A&M, 72-45; and 19th-ranked Illinois downed Marquette, 100-90. Jean Claude Lefebvre, the French freshman who ranks as the tallest college eager in the nation at seven feet, 3% inches, made his debut for Gonzaga with 13 points in a 71-37 win over College of Idaho. In other leading games last [Miami center, got 23 for lop hoa jors of the night. I Butler dropped a 74-55 decision 'to Michigan Slate, the Big Ten co-champs last season. Former Milan high school ace Bobby Plump led Butler with 18 points. In other games Albion, Mich., edged Tri-State 74-70, Valparaiso beal Coe of Iowa 73-5,1, .and Wheaton, 111., defeated DePauw 75-68. ! Area Cage Results LHS FROS1I PLAY The first game of the regular season for the LHS Frosh Reds, coached by Harold Jamison, will be played in Berry Bowl tonight 1 at 7 o'clock when the locals er.ter- tain Tecumseh of Lafayelte. The LHS Frosh Blacks, another division of the fine yearling group, opens the campaign on Thursday! at Berry Bowl against Peru at 6:30 p.m. The Blacks are coached by Howard Gaiser. The two local squads are about equal as to strength and each group is composed of 13 players. LINCOLN JUNIORS WIN The Lincoln Junior high school basketball squads opened the new court season Monday at the east- end goalry by beating Twelve Mile in a pair of contests 37-8 in the sevenlh grade and 37-10 in the eighth grade. Coach Rex Hunter's seventh graders turned loose an early scoring rush and went on to win its opener as Miller led the attack with 10 points. Coach Bob Sum's 28 points led South Carolina lo a 95-87 win over Georgia; Joe Ruk- lick sank 22 poinls for Northwestern in a 98-78 rout of Western Michigan: Iowa State downed Drake, 62-25; Sam Bernard's 19 points paced Wisconsin to a 63-56 win over Soulh Dakota; Hub Ree of Oklahoma City notched 24 in an 85-75 win over Houston; William & Mary nipped Virginia, 73-69; Evansville beat Louisville, 92-82; and Stanford downed College of Pacific, 77-61. Bradley, last year's National Invitation Tournament champion ranked No. 3 this season, opens tonight against Illinois Normal. Seventh-ranked Kansas State faces Texas Western, ninth-ranked Notre Dame plays St. Ambrose, and other highlights include Iowa- Southern Methodist, Oregon - Oregon State, Stanford - St. Mary's (CaU, and Wichita-Wyoming. Evansville beat Louisville 92-82, with guard Hugh Ahlering getting 25 points. Evansville used a fast break successfully to_ beat a much taller club listed in pre-season ratings as among the nation's 35 best teams. Purdue had betler luck' than Indiana against an Ohio rival, winning handily over Miami 79-66, after leading 39-26 at the half. Bill Greve's 18 points were high for Purdue, and tall Wayne Embi-y, Seventh grade: Lincoln—Miller 10, Dalton, Smith 7, Arnold 2, Richardson 4, Black 8, Rynearson, Maple, Fosler 4, Heinrich 2, McFatridge, Danely. Twelve Mile—Babb 4, Musselman, Miller 1, Ulerick 2, Abbott, Burkhart 1, Dillman, See. Eighth grade: Lincoln—Showalter 2. Korreckt 4, Havens 4, Ha.r- din 4, Taylor 2, Wickersham 4, Lowes, Laete, Busch 9, Dillman 4, P. HiUis 4. Spencer. Twelve Mile —Grable, Rudicel 7, Eurit, Carlson 2, Winegardner 1, Miller. SAINTS BEAT ANDERSON Coach Pat Sabatini's Saints eighth graders evened the books at 1-1 for the season by belting St. Mary's of Anderson in a Sunday contest there 37 to .26 as Buddy Smith led the attack with a 14-point production. Ronnie Cole:man chipped in 8 poinls to help ! the drive. The Saints led 11-6, 16-12 and 24-19 at the quarter poles. The seventh grade Saints lost a preliminary 20-9 1 . In a previous eighth grade match at Delphi last week the locals were halted 35-21. Next outing for the Saints is against Riley at the westside gym Wednesday evening. Seventh grade: Saints — J. Loner, Chisholm, Conrad 2, Madonna 4, Medland, Bauer 2, Old- North Carolina! Picked to Win Coaches Rank Kansas Second NEW YORK (UP)— North Carolina's "Yankee Tar Heels," who went unbeaten in 32 game last season, were kcpied by the United Press board of coaches Tuesday to repeat as the 1957-58 national college basketball champions. Kansas, beaten by the Tar Heels by one point in a triple-overtime NCAA Tournament finale, again is ranked second, with Bradley, last year's National Invitation Tournament champion, third. Twenty of the 35 famous coaches who comprise the rating board cast first-place ballots for each Frank McGuire's defending champs, and they were the only team to be named on all 35. Kansas and Bradley each missed two. Tar Heels 30 Points Ahead With points awarded on a sliding scale for votes from first to 10th place, North Carolina rolled *up 324 points against 294 for Kansas and 206 for Bradley. San Francisco, the 1956 national champion, almost took the third spot again in the pre-season poll wilh 202 poinls. Kentucky, reported to be another Adolph Rupp powerhouse, took fifth with 171. The Wildcats were ranked ninth last season. The United Press college basketball pre-season ratings (with first- place votes in parentheses): Stray Slants On Sports BY JOHN STEEY Two "Happy" Coaches Dan Ballard is a happy man. His Young America Yanks stormec to a 68-63 conquest of Melea last week for their initial success of the season, afler four straight setbacks . . . Russ Brown, loo, was smiling at Royal Center. His unbeaten Bulldogs decisioned a tough Wash ingtbn Township foe, 66-63. The resull particularly pleased Brown because it proved the Royals could come from behind. They jammec home seven points in the last 50 seconds to accomplish the feat and keep Iheir slreak alive. The staanclings: Cass Games W Royal Center .............................. 2 Galveston ................................. 2 Tipton Township .......................... 1 Washington Township .............. ....... J Lucerne ...................... . ............ 1 Melea ..................................... 1 Young America ........................... 1 Twelve Mile .............................. 1 New Wavcrly ............................. 0 L 0 0 1 2 2 3 1 2 1 All Games W L 5 0 The pattern in Winamac's recent losses lo Logansport and Monti cello are nearly identical. And Coach Dee Baker is disturbed ove Agree To Transfers Majors Must Pay For Indemnities COLORADO SPRINGS, C (UP)— The minor leagues finally! Colo. Two of the Best Coaches McCreary and Crowe Gone From Prep Scene INDIANAPOLIS (UP) — Ray missing, too, among them Leonard 'Sweet' 1 P.eid and Eddie Lippold. Reid, of Tiplon Twp. iCass Co. readied agreement with the ma- Following discussions at the annual major-m i n o r conventions these: agreements were reached. The Brooklyn Dodgers were accepted in Los Angles and the New York Giants in San Francisco, taking over Pacific Coast League franchises. The Pacific Coast League announced it would lake over Spokane, Wash., Salt Lake City, Utah, and Phoenix, Ariz., to displace Los Angeles, Hollywood and San Francisco in the PCL. runr.er-up spol in the last three j none of his teams ever won a sec- campaigns, was "kicked up- lional tourr.ey. slairs. 1 ' He's athletic director al! Ihe all-Negro school. ' McCreary, who had a stale East GfiddsrS ChoSGH lourncy winner at Muncie Central'r__ ri-__ r~ <- i. in his first year (1952) afler play-! ror JnTiner Contest ing on Frankfort's championship i At Sdfl FronciSCO quintet in tile 1930s and starring! ,,...,. vflD .. ,.._. „ .- , a Indiana Univemy, is head :„,,,,. YORK , ( V P .T Halfback coach at Louisiana State , Wa ' 1 K "walczyk of Michigan Stale Former Shelbyville and IU not if". f ° urn othcr membc re ° f Ihe .Lnited Press All-America team star Bill Garrell is the new At-; < squad in the inrt i/hn . n ri af ™ J0 " . , The Class C Pioneer League,:,-,.' "*„/>" ' ;',,_".:: „, ,,,„ ; these late failings . . . The Indians moved sharply into a 19-14 first. losing Salt Lake City, will operate '<on nivpn coachine snots ir !hp' I '' ranc ' s <». quarter lead over the Berries, still led 30-28 at the intermission, but! next year again — ehiter as a six ! 1 ' fc ' ' iwcro named Monday for the East East-West Shrine Dec. 28 at San eventually bowed 65-52 'the Tiogans down , At Monticcllo last week, Winamac had j or eight team league. And the; Those were < tOD coachin" Other All-America players who will represent (he East are ends victory. School Points 1. North Carolina (2) 324 2. Kansas (11) 294 3. Bradley (1) 203 4. San Francisco C2) 202 5. Kentucky 171 G. Michigan State 132 7. Kansas State (1) 125 8. Temple 80 9. Notre Dame 62 10. Washington 42 Second 10 groups — M, Ohio State, 36; 12, Seattle, 32; 13, UCLA, 30; 14, Indiana, 29; 15, Oklahoma Stale, 23; 16 (lie), Rice and Utah, 18 each; 18, St. Louis, 13; 19 (tie), Duke, Memphis State and Illinois, 9 each. t n 21-15 after one period and still clung to a 50-49 bulgejClass C Arizona - Mexico Lea S ue ; c haii"cs since 'ast Ma-ch In alf !' Iimmv Phillips of Auburn and Jim rter mark. But Monticello finished fast for a 71-59 1 will continue without Phoenix, j ahm f 24 'maim-' nos'ilio'ns Viian"»''' Gibbons of lowa anii la <*li's Alex at the three-quarter marK. am ivionticeiio iimsnea iasc lor a /i-a»|wiii continue wunout rnoenix, i ,, hnn f M ma jor positions changed Game of the Week Game of the week in the area matches a pair of Fulton county powerhouses, still boasting unblemished records. Akron (5-0) entertains Kewanna (4-0) Friday night in an attraction transferred to Ihe Akron goal hall for a larger seating capacity . . . The Indians, however, must keep a Wednesday date with the Pulaski Yellowjackets, postponed by flu back on November 22, before they earn their crack at tihe high flying Flyers. Kewanna Coach Maurice Tolbcrt Is confronted by lwo major problems. First of all, he must find a way no collar Akron's fi-8 center, Gary Brown. This young giant has "raised ned" with opposing defenses to the extent oJ 137 points in five games. It figures to a 27.2 average . . . Tolbcrl's second problem is related to the first, actually. He yearns ti). use his aci; defensive man, 6-2 Bill Ingram, if at all possible and is hustling around this week to fit him with a shoulder harness. Ingram missed the last two games Because of a dislocated shoulder. Muncie Sophomore "Find" with a replacement to be chosen! later. j Executives of the PCL reporled that they were happy with the new alignment and the indemnities offered by the major leagues for leagues for taking over their territories in San Francisco and Los Angeles. Leslie O'Connor, president of the PCL, wouldn't announce what the indemnities will be, but the belief is that they will run between $730,000 and one million iV'ars. They will be paid over a period of three years. The PCL, in turn, will have to pay indemnities lo the Pioneer and Arizona - Mexico League for taking Salt Lake City and Phoenix. Central of Muncie will invade Berry Bowl with renewed confidence Thal , s par for Me _ , I , TV i Davis, who is on leave; D:ck Hanaway succeeded Tom Deem at Tiplon and Bill Peden is new at Tin i- f < f M r John BasUn, forrneny of Mont.- Taclilcs . , Iim McCnsker of Pms . cello, moved to LaPorlc; Doug b h a|)d Jim Orwj f Mi , hiMm Adams replaced Ralph Hooker at Guards . Pat Burl * Qf 150 Muncie Tickets Are Placed on Sale Approximately 150 tickets for the Muncie Central - Logansport bas- Friday nigtit. The inexperienced Bearcats trampled North Side of ; vl " Ilc !f Lem ™ -Logansport I Fort Wayne, 69-43, for iJieir third straight win in a surprising rapid! "email game Fridaynigh, la beginning ... One reason for Coach John Longfellow', optimism W Bowl are^ on sale a Greens- Ber- FIRE LOSSES PIERRE, S. D. — Fires claimed 20 lives and cost two million dollars in South Dakota in fiscal 195657. ham 1. St, Mary's — Butler, McCarty, McKinney 5, Wilder 10, Striewe 2, Hawkins I, Ave, Philbert 2, Weis. Eighth grade: Saints — B. Smith 14, Weaver, R. Green 6, D. Smith, G. Tuberty 4, P. Eager, 1, R. Coleman 8, 0' Connor, P. Hayden 4, Burgess 2. St. Mary's — Alberts 4, Vertner, Barnett, Pickrell, Sorg 6, Snyder l, Daoust 4, Chezam, Christal 11, Wilder. is a 6-3 sophomore "find" Ronnie Bonham. The youngster, who hit 19 points as a reserve against Columbia City, drew the first string assignment in the Forl. Wayne gam e and responded with another balch of 19. He'll bear watching, Berries! Armstrong Posts 13th Ring Victory NEW YORK (UP) — Unbeaten j round. next bout because he suffered a slight cut at the edge of his practically closed left eye in the 10th folder's store, 315 East Market street. Ticket Manager William Brown said he had sent 108 ducats to Muncie for sale to Bearcat students and adult fans. year. The Central Conference and. East NIHSC each picked up four | new coaches lo lead Ihe personnel j shuffle. and Lou Michaels Other players selected: Quarterback: Mickey Trimarki of West Virginia. Halfbacks: .Jim Pace of Michi- "iiTihe CIC Pflul Moore is a' ;Sa "' Bob McKeiver of Norlhwcsl- I",, .„?,„ ,' £*n ™°™ he £„?; «". Aubrey Lewis of Xolre Dame Fullbacks: Don Gilbert of Michigan Slate and Emil Caprara of Penn Stale. Ends: Fred Dugan of Daylon a " d r - cs Walters of Pcnn Slate Michigan City Bob Smith becamej st ^chud< Itovf y of W sT v£ top man at Mishawaka, and Bob 1 Biddle look over at Soulh Bend Riley. 3ina and Bill Gahler of Wisconsin. ^St^SE veteran Whatever Happened To Jay Berwanger? to Logansport, succeeding veteran Keith Showalter. Richmond, like Logan and M'jncic of the North Central Conference, replaced Bob Lochmueller Charles Dills. Lochmueller, in turn, assislant By UNITED PRFSS . Jay Berwanger was the last of | the great football players at the went lo jUnivtr.sily of Chicago, making the 6 BOYS JAILED Seymour, succeeding Jim Deputy. I All-America in 1935 though he Cliff Barker left Eaton for Jeffer- j played with a down-trodden team, sonville after Bill Johnson became:Once a banner-line read: "Ber- a'Jilolic advisor. . wanger 6, Illinois 0." His greoicst Other new coaches include Jim game was a 20-13 loser agi^st iHanr.a al Brazil, Max Woolsey at: Ohio flale in 1335 when Jay ran Linlon. Bob Clienhall at Sullivan, | wild but not wild enough. He did, T.L. Plain at Vincennes, where j however, become the first winner Gene (Ace) Armstrong clicked off •his islh straight victory Monday : night against middleweight Reybon Stubbs, b,ut Stubbs made such ! a good showing that each will get 'another TV fight at St. Nicholas Arena next month. Armstrong, who won a unanimous 10-round decision at St. Nick's over Stubbs of Pittsburgh, must wait until Jan. 20 for his is 23. INDIANAPOLIS (UP)—Six boys diet Francis gave up afler 10, of (he Hcisman Trophy and was [ranging in age from 17 lo 19 were years; Stuart Chestnut at Wash-i the fiisl player ever selaUed inglon, Paul Bevelhimer at De-1 'Philadelphia drew him) when Ihe calur, "Bo" Mallard at Gary 1 National Football League set up Armstrong, 25, weighed 153, pounds to Stubbs 1 156%. Reybon(sentenced to jail and fined Monday night for traffic violations. Speedway Magistrate Charles Daugherty sentenced 555 to 2-day terms and I lo a 3-day term on charges of drag-racing or going through slop, signs. ARREST DRIVER Gene Shaffer, 25, route 2, city, was arrested for speeding at 12:35 a.m. Tuesday after officers clocked him at 50 miles an hour in a 30- mile-an-hqur zone, going west on Erie avenue. FRIARS CLUB SPECIAL So mild, so mellow ... so smooth-flavored! "That's FRIARS Club Special ALE! And you get this superior ale at a popular price. TVy some today! In 12-ounce bottles and handy 6-can cartons. PREMIUM QUALITY ALE AT A POPULAR PRICE ^ ©1957, Drowryj ltd. U.S.A. Inc., South Bund, Ind WEDNESDAY FLYER Men's Plaid Suede Flannel WORK SHIRTS Wash Fast, Sanforized. Sizes W2 to 17 Choice $1.50 1 Men's Nylon Fleeced JACKETS Reversible to Plain Color Nylon. Several Colors to Choose From. A $12.85 Garment Choice $Q.66 8 The KELLER Co. "THE STORE FOR VALUES" / 503-505 E. 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