The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 19, 1955 · Page 9
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Publication:
Location:
Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Wednesday, January 19, 1955
Page:
Page 9
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 9 article text (OCR)

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19, 1953 BLYTHEVIU.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE NINE N. Carolina State, Maryland and TCU Victims of Upsets By ED CORRIGAN The AisocUled I>res« North Carolina State, rated right behind Kentucky, and Maryland, the latest Atlantic Coast Conference, power, took their places alongside virtually every top team in the country today — they have been bitten by the upset bug. * North Carolina whipped State 84-80, while George Washington, perhaps the strongest team in the Southern Conlerence, took the measure of Maryland 76-53 In the two top games last night. And as If that wasn't enough, Yale turned in a double-overtime triumph over Dartmouth in the Ivy League 83-79, and Rice whipped Texas Christian, the Southwest Conference favorite. 73-63. Flnt In. ACC North Carolina's victory over the mighty Wolfpack sent the Tarheels into undisputed possession of first place In the Atlantic Coast Confer-, ence. North Carolina used only five minutes to go, but from there on, the tiring North Carolina outfit Caruthersville Tops Kennett Tigers Upset Indians 58-52 and Win B Game, Too, 50-26 CARUTHERSVILLE — Caruthersville's Tigers won both ends of a doubleheader against Kennett Indians here last night. They won the A game 58-52 and the B game 50-26. Logan Coolc was Caruthersville's high-scorer' in the game with 16' points, 14 of them by free throws. Kennett's Don Ridings meshed 17 points. Kennett had a halftime lead of 40-35 after a close first two periods. Kennett kept the scoring low after the Tigers got a 45-42 lead in the third. The Indians froze the ball for the last four minutes of the third period. With 35 seconds to go in the game, the score was tied 52-52. Then Caruthersville's Bartholomew scored a Held goal followed by goals by Louis Cook and Bob Willis. Caruthersville's Clayton and Show tied for high point honors In the B. game with 12 points each. Cuff was high for Kennett with 7 points. Caruthersville had a halftime lead of 32-14. A Garni C'vllle Pos. Kennett Grigory (4) L. Cook (16) Willis (13) Bartholomew (7) Cook (10) (3) (17) Carney Riding: (5) Smithson (7) Chailland Substitutions: Caruthersville — McClannhan (8) and Darnell. Kennett — Reagan (8), Toombs (2j. Basketball Scores . By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS . Yale 83, Dartmouth 79 (two overtimes) Holy Cross 84, American Intl 73 George Washington 76, Maryland 63 North Carolina 84. N. C. State 80 South Carolina 90, Clemson 87 Wm & Mary 88, Virginia Military 88 Ottawa (Kan) M, Baker (Kan) 60 Westminister (Mo) 71. Drury 49 Bethel (Kan) 102, Tabor 79 Bliss M. Cincinnati Bible 59 'Rice 73, Texas Christian 83 Baylor 89, Texas A&M 77 Arkansas College 88, College of O?.arks 77 Hendrlx 82, Little Rock JC 64 Washington State 53, Idaho 39 Montana State 96, Colorado College 55 Read Courier News Classified Ads. held on doggedly. George Washington put on a fine defensive exhibition in snapping Maryland's nine - game winning skein. The Terps, ranked sixth In this week's Associated Press poll, second half. Then OW's zone de- stayed close until midway in the fense stopped them. Close One Dartmouth's demise at the hands of Yale was about as close as they come. The Indians had a 17-point lead with about 6'/2 minutes to go, but the Ells kept whittling away until Charlie Ross tied it In the closing seconds. Again In the first overtime, Dartmouth pulled ahead, only to have Ross deadlock it again. Then Dave Hobson took over the main scoring and Yale pulled away. The loss dealt a severe blow to Dartmouth's hopes of winning the league title. In other major games, Washington State defeated Idaho 53-39; South Carolina edged Clemson 87; William and Mary stopped VMI 88-68, and Baylor halted Texas AiM 89-77. Sugar Ray, Tiger Jones Fight Tonight CHICAGO W — Ralph Tiger Jones should be considered more than just a whistle stop on Sugar Ray Robinson's comeback timetable tonight. Their 10-rounder at Chicago Stadium will be televised nationally by CBS at 10 p. m., EST. Robinson, looking as sleek and as magnificently confident as ever, is a solid 3-1 choice to dispose of the 26-year-old Yonkers, N. Y., "crowder," noted as a rough-and- ready body punisher who once was a third-ranked middleweight contender. It will be the second fight in two weeks for Robinson, who at 34 is trying a comeback aimed at regaining the middleweight crown now worn by Bobo Olson. If he succeeds, he will be the first fighter to come out of retirement and win back his title. Robnson made his start by kayoing plodding Joe Rindone. in the sixth round at Detroit Jan. 5. \ • , I doift just ask | for bourbon.., ask for ourbou dei uxe KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKEY FULLY ft.D 455 JSS AOS I Wpt *T4/5qt V pt THE BOURBON DE LUXE COMPANY, LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY. THIS WHISKEY IS 4 YEARS OLD. 86 PROOF. WILSON'S GIRLS — Shown above Is the 195455 edition of Wilson High School's girls basketball team. Members of the squad are: back row (left to right) — Oenols McNabb, Carolyn Nicholson, Jane Bowen, Ldguiva McNabb, Jean Bowen, Mary Jones and Jane Chandler. Front row — Rachel Quails, Anne Nicholson, Carolyn Camper, Jean Greenwell, Blllle Casey, Carole Whltaker, Melba Wllkey, and Elaine Nunnally, Bob Courtway coaches the Wilson learn. Jim Tatum Can Explain Charges Leveled at Maryland's Athletics COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Take a charge-any charge-from accrediting group's report of impurities in the University of Maryland athletic program and Jim Tatum can give you an explanation. For example, the Middle States Assn. of Colleges and Secondary Schools reported that athletes, who total only 8 per cent of the student body, are receiving 78 per cent of the scholarships. Once a Polio Victim, Wardell's Jerry Burnett Is Now Cage Star By SONNY SANDERS WARDELL — A one time victim of polio is Pemiscot County's outstanding basketball player. He's the mighty mite of the Wardell High School Cardinals — Jerry Burnett. Burnett has an average of 34.6 points per game during the first 17 games of the current season. Jerry, a senior, has a high school record of 1974 point. 1 ;. He Is 5-6 and weighs only 133 pounds. Jerry the son of Mr, and Mrs. JVlack Burnett, the former, a Wardell druggist. He was born in Caruthersville on June 19, 1936. His family moved to Wardell in 1949 and in that same year he was allowed exercises for only a few minutes each day. Gradually he increased his activities. Besides receiving all-state honorable mention his sophomore year, he was on the all-stale second team his junior year. He al- so plays softball and is a member of the track squad. Although he did play guard, he shifted to forward this season. When a freshman, Jerry became a Wardell substitute up with the top ten at midseason. That year he scored 204 points. As a sophomore Jerry racked up a total of 509 points. In his Junior year he meshed 671 points, This season he has turned In a performance of 590 points in 17 games. 15 per cent of his players would qualify for academic scholarships. "We lost nine football players last June, boys who had used up their ellgibility. Three of those boys . . . were members of ODK, the honor society here. Two others received Cards Awaiting Mizell's Return ST. LOUIS UP) — The boys in the front room for the St. Louis Cardinals are dreaming these winter days of an early return of pitcher Vinigar Bend Mizell, thanks to talk of a proposed speed-up in discharging: draftees. decrees along with those three, and j Mizell began two years of Army two more need one semester for a i duty Oct. 5, 1953 and -.vasn't count- degree, j ed on until the home stretch of "The eighth will he graduated I next season. this fall . . . that leaves one \vho j However, Vice President Bill didn't do very well; but I think walsingham of the Cardinals told eight out of nine is a pretty good average." And he's sure the University'is violating no NCAA or ACC rules. Because of Maryland's rapid foot- a civic club that the lefthanded hurler might be out as early as July 5 because the Army has been letting out draftees sometimes be- ball rise, said Jim. "you can bejfore serving.,22 months sure they have investigated us." idler can show he has a the sol- Why, says Jim, "we don't have too much assistance for athletes. We should just have more for academics." The Maryland football coach and athletic director isn't very concerned with the report. But one section affects his blood pressure. That's the association's report that Maryland violated Atlantic Coast Conference and NCAA recruiting rules by luring a youngster away from little Allegheny College in Meadville, Pa. No Offer Made Tatum said one of Maryland's assistant coaches spotted the boy in a high school all-star game in Pennsylvania and talked to him after the game, unaware that he! was tabbed for Allegheny. The coach did not offer him a scholarship, Tatum said, but did tell him he was eligible for one. The boy, who has an uncle living here, had hoped to attend Maryland but didn't have enough money, Tatum said. After talking to the assistant coach, he visited the Maryland campus, made application for a grant-in-aid and was accepted, he added. Softer Jobs Talum's answers to other sections of the report include; That there are softer part-time job opportunities for athletes—it's a well-known fact that playing football is no easy job. He admitted athletes get softer jobs, "but no jobs are made for athletes. They can't work in the dining hall if they're on the practice field.". That there is inadequate faculty participation in. formation .of athletic policies—Maryland has six faculty members of the athletic board, three more than four other land grant colleges which Tatum says he checked. Defends Grades That flexible academic standards favor Athletes—Tatum says about ing-. "He'll have a job all right,' Walsingharn said, laughing. We've Rounded Up Some Good"Wlitff-OffOff0 (USED \mmX7 SAMAI Nj COME IN AND SEE THEM . , . AND MISSCO IMPLEMENT CO. South Highway 61 Phone 3-4434 Fore and Aft- and Curbside, too- /t's the style hit of the year! Y ou can take our word for it when we tell you this: The first time we put eyes on the 1955 Buicks, we really raised a cheer. To top the looks of last year's Buick—the car that moved Buick into the top three of the nation's best sellers —that was something. . That gave us two hits in a row, we figured — and it seems we figured right. For with these stunning new 1955 Buicks, we're getting even more noses pressed against our showroom windows than last year—and more folks coming in to look and study and drive and buy. But bold new styling, of course, is just one reason for the sensational success of these great cars. New power is part of the picture—robust new V8 power in record might—236 hp in the CENTURY, SUPER and ROADMASTER —188 hp in the low-priced SPECIAL. .New performance, too —from the dynamic action of Buick's Variable Pitch Dynaflow* that gives you far better gas mileage in normal driving and cruising— and full-power getaway or safety-surge acceleration, but instantly, and with infinite smoothness. Oo you can see that just looking isn't enough. You have to take that wheel in your hands, try that power, feel that Dynaflow take- hold surge, sample that Million Dollar Ride — and check the hard-to-pass-up prices we're quoting. We'll gladly help you do all that. Why not come in this week? 'Dynj/iou.' Mi/i is i on olbtr SBT'MI* t on RmJtruiHr, optional M txlrj colt Thrill of the year AS Buick MIITON Mill STAM K>* IUICK-5.. Ihi hltl-farti Show AhimoU T».«fay Ev. . WHIN Mm* AUTOMOIlin AH IUIIT lUICK Will WILD THEM • LANGSTON-Me WATERS BUICK CO. Walnut & Broadway 24 Hour Sorvico Dial 3-4555

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page