The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 2, 1955 · Page 8
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY t, 19M Chicks WhipBay97-54 ; Play Leachville Friday Trumann Upsets Manila's Lions Extra Period Brings Defeat for Team That Beat Leachville MANILA — Manila's Lions, who last week pulled an upset over Leachville, got a taste of their own medicine here last night as they were upset 49-46 by Trumann in an overtime. The victory gave Trumann a clean sweep of the doubleheadcr. In a preliminary game Trumann's Junior whipped the junior 43-31. Lions Fishermen Hit for 45 Percent from Field BAY — Blytheville's high flying Chickasaws continued to shake, rattle and roll here last night as they hung up their 17th victory of the season with a convincing 97-54' win over Bay's Yellow Jackets. And to make it a complete Blytheville evening, the Chicks' B team walked off with a 55-38 victory over Bay's reserves. After a slow start which saw them on the short end of a 19-16 first quarter score the Chicks really got started in the second period. They started hitting their set shots and got their vaunted fast break operating 1 in high gear as they pushed 24 points through the nets in the second stanza to take a The Lions, after leading practi-143-32 cally all the way in the second half, fell apart in the second half and fell victim to the determination of the Trumann team. The Lions took a 10-6 edge at the end of the first stanza and main-, tained it throughout most of the second quarter when Coach Deward Dopson ran his substitutes in. 29-27 At Half Then Trumann started pulling up and at halfttae had whittled the deficit to 2927. Trumann cam" back stronger * the third quarter and matched the Lions goal for goal. Suiter with 18 points paced Trumann and Meacham with 11 led Manila. In the junior game Trumann lee all the way. B. Robbins with 18 points was high for Trumann while at halftime. Runaway In the third quarter, the Chicks Benson with 9 paced Manila. Friday night the Lions go Monette for a pair of games. Junior Game Trumann Pos. Staggs (1» F Carr (1) F Headrick (2) C B. R'bins (19) G Dungan (8) G (4) Manila Hamilton (6) Hicks (9) Benson (2) Simpson (8) Scott Substitutions: Trumann — D Robbins, Thompson (2). Manila — Jolliff (2). i Senior Game Trumann Pos. Manila Kusstoff (8) P (4) Hatchei McCarty ( 8) F (6) Veach Suiter (18) c 13) Shedd Richards (2) Q (8) Wagner Tipton 113) G 12) Isaacs Substitutions: Trumann — Teague (2) Cash. Manila—Davis <2>. Bodgers (6), Perry (2). McWilliams <4), Meacham (11). Jonesboro Dog Loses in Finals CANTON, Miss. (/Pi —- Lone Survivor, defending champion owned by Dr. E. R. Calame of Jonesboro, Ark., lost in the finals of the National Field Trial Club's free-for- all championship yesterday. The winner was Powerful Pala- niL'inum, owned by Jimmy Hinton of Tuscaloosa, Ala. TEAM — Erica Batchelor and German hockey player Lorenz Fries announced their engagement at Garmisch. Germany, where the British figure skating beauty is training for .the 1955 European and World Championships in Vienna and Budapest. (NBA) continued to pour it on, scoring 26 more points to take a 69-36 margin going into the final stanza. Last night's game was a tune-up for the Chicks' Friday night en- gagementw ith Leachville. *The Chicks and the Lions clash at LeachvJIIe Friday night, Pivotman Freddy Hodge paced Blytheville's high_ scoring attack but everybody got into the act. Hodge pushed 15 points through'the nets. Right behind was Danny Edgmon with 13 and Freddy Akers and Chuck Langston with 12 points each and next came Bobby Jones and Charles Abbott with 10. The Chicks continued to hit well from the field. They shot 85 field goals and made 38 of them for a 45 per cent average. Rebounding Equal Rebounding was equally distributed between Hodge, Abbott, Cobb and Langston and the Chicks controlled both backboards all night. The B game was almost a replica of the A game. Blytheville grabbed an early lead and added steadily to it as it got back on the winning trail after being temporarily derailed last week. Billy Ray Daniels and Glen Ray Thomas shared high point honors for the Chick reserves each getting 14 points. Lambertson scored 14 and Hundley 13 to lead Bay. Blytheville Thomas 14 Slayton 9 B Game Pos. F F C Bay 13 Hundley 1 Mooney 6 Dent • G 14 Lambertson O 4 Isabel! Blytheville—White Whitsel. Bay — Huffman 4 Substitutions: 6, Honeycutt, Knight. A Game Blytheville Pos. Bay Cobb 8 F 6 Bowers Abbott 10 F 1 Gulley Hodges 15 C 13 Morrison Jones 10 G 22 Brown Akers 12 G 8 Mann Substitutions: Blytheville—Langston 12. Hyde 4, Edgmon 13. Stanley 8, Bratcher 5: Bay — Isaacs 2. Hardin-Simmons Signs Slingin' Sammy Baugh ABILENE, Tex. (AP) — Samuel Adrian Baugh, the "Slingin' Sammy" of George Preston Marshall's old Washington Redskins, head coach. The gangling guy from Sweet-*. water, whose passing records with the old 'Skins may always be the goal of the youngsters, signed a 5- year contrast last night to coach Hardin - 'Simmons University's Cowboys, an aggregation sometimes strong and always colorful. Officials said they thought it was Baugh's great love of football, not any financial gain, (hat brought about his decision to take the job. Succeeds Evans He succeeds Murray Evans, who resigned Sunday under what he termed pressure from the athletic committee. Baugh then said he wouldn't take the head coach job but would continue to "help out" as an associate. Baugh made Southwest Conference football history at Texas Christian as a standout passer and joining the Redskins in 1937. Fabulous Record He began a skein of records and accomplishments that still are talked about whenever football fans gather. In 1947. after a decade in the rough pro game, Baugh enjoyed his finest hour. He set league records for throwing the moat parses (354), making the most yards passing (2,988 yards), and for completing the most passes (210). Of the 354 thrown, he had only 1*6 intercepted. is coming back to football as a college Deil Teams Win, Lose Boys Top Misseo 79-56 but Girls Lose DELL — Dell and Misseo divided i pair of games in the Misseo gym iast night. In the first game the Misseo girls were victorious 62-56 while Dell's boys won 79-56 in the second game. Girls Game DELL'S BOYS — Boasting a record of 9 wins against only 3 losses, Dell's Blue Devils are considered as the probable dark horse of the County Class B tournament this year. Members of the squad are: front row (left to right) — Charley Minyard, Ted Johnson, Don Peeples, Jackie Stamey, Dave Cook. Back row — Russ Payne, Bob Lewis, Jerry Stallings, Marvin Meadors, Bob Payne, Raymond Naney and Ray Culp. (Courier News Photo) Phils May Finish Stronger With Young Hurlers in Fold EDITOR'S NOTE — With spring training: only a month away, the Associated Press has prepared a series of baseball stories, under the managers' own bylones, appraising the 16 major league clubs and their prospects for the 1955 season. By MAYO SMITH LAKE WORTH, Fla. (AP) — I think the Phillies are at least as strong as last year and perhaps stronger because of the addition of two young pitchers like Jim Owens and Jack Meyer and the prospect of having Herman Wehmeier with us all season. We should be a contender if we <> can improve ourselves at two posl- Our chances for Improvement hinge on (1) ability to make one or two helpful trades and (2) some of the borderline youngsters from triple-A coming through. Hamner to Short Lack of a steady double play j combination, insufficient power at the plate and a not too sturdy j Armorel Teams Get 2 Victories A Team Thumps Braggadocio 74-53, B Team Wins 40-36 ARMOREL — Armorers Tigers picked up two more victories last night as they swept a doubleheader from Braggadocio, Mo. at Braggadocio. Annorel's senior B team whipped Braggadocio 40-36 in the first game and in the second the Tigers, with Carl "Patterson leading the way, walked off with a 74-53 verdict. In the B came Man-in Elliott and Garrison paced Armorers scoring with 17 and 14 points respectively. For Bracsadocio McLemore was bisrh with 14. In the A game Armorel led all | take the way. Patterson with 27 points, I Si '- n led Armorers scoring while Stinnett got, 15 and Ashmore hit 13. Bryant with 20 paced Braggadocio. The victory gave Armorel a season record of 15 wins against 5 losses. A Game Leachville Gets Third Win over Jonesboro JONESBORO — Leachville's Lions may have found i themselves a "cousin" in the once-proud Jonesboro Hurricane. Last night the Lions made it three in a row over the : ^y grabbing an easy 71-52 decision. shortstop this season and if Louis j Ortiz comes up to expectations at I second base, our double.play out-j put should be greatly improved, j Second base and right field ap-! pear to be our weak positions at | the present time. Ortiz is a good j lefensive player but has not been : known to hit much. I have hopes, j however, that he can hit enough with us to play regularly. There is no question about his fielding. Outfielder Needed Sudbury Tops Central in Y League Play Sttdbury'.s basketbaUers threw It was just too much overall team team strength which brought the Lions this latest win. Four of Leachville's five starters hit the double-digit scoring mark and three subs added markers in the route. The Lions umped off to a 1712 lead in the first quarter and stretched it to 35-20 by halftime. They [coasted into the final quarter with a comfortable 53-38 advantage. monkey wrench into the title hope j Rauls and Blocker, Leachville's , of the Central team yesterday after- two fine forwards paced and slick Two of our outfield spots are ; noon w ith an 18-12 victory at the | ntUe guard Billy Ray came through and; National Guard Armory in Gra-Y j with 10. set with our Del Ennis left Richie Ashburn in center. Mel Clark, fully recovered from last year's knee operation, may be okay in right field. Danny Schell and Bob Bowman, a fine defensive at Schenec- player who hit lady, are likely prospects. I, am looking forward to a three- way battle for the first base job. | Earl Torgeson will have coniue-; tition from a couple of fine-lookin? League play. It was any thing but good basketball as both teams turned into individual performers and tried to play the game single-handed, Exces- Abernathy's 22 markers for the Hurricane topped all efforts for the night. Rauls sive dribbling held the .score much ! Blocker U9) below past, games. Sudbury got off to 0 ?'\ >> <« fast start, Ward 1 13 Ray dO) Thweatt i2> Substitutions: Pos. F F C G G .Jonesfwiro <8i Mathis ''101 Osborne Hanshaw 22i Abernathy '41 CaldwHI Leachville— Atkin„ . , -bv 12-6 at the half-way point. Cen- son (4) - E - Carter <3i, G. Carter tn, prospects - Marv Blaylock wno '• -^ best performance came in tne Brown and Bailey. Joncsboro-Cur- |hit .308 at Syracuse, anci Jim Vve^t- ; tmrd quaru , r % . hen thcy SCQI . cd g to; zon ,8'. Rankin. come within two points of the winners, but the hitter pulled it out a Held goal and two free shots in the last period. Junior B Tourney Advances into Quarter-Finals LUXORA — Seeded teams swing into action here tonight as the Mississippi County Class B junior high school tournament moves into its third night. At 6 tonight Luxora's 'girls nre*—— — slated to meet Dell with Luxora's boys playing Reiser at 7. Reiser's girls meeting Dyess at 8 and Osccola's boys taking on Wilson at 9. Three more teams moved Into the quarter finals last night. In the first game Wilson's boys turned back MIssco by a 51-33 score. Hall and Cisco each got 11 for MLssco and Clssell led Wilson with 22. Shawnee Wins In the second game Shawnee's girls drubbed Manila 32-22. McPat- ridge scored 19 for Shawnee and Wall led Manila with 13. Reiser's boys slammed Shawnee 38-26 in the third game. For Keiser Smith was high with 15 and McHaney scored the same number for Shawnee. Tonight's action is the beginning of the quarte final round and should be the best of the tournament. Semi-finals are scheduled for Friday night and the finals will be played Saturday. Luxora Defeats Burdette 83-61 BURDETTE—Luxora's Panthers hung an 83-61 loss on Burdette's Pirates here yesterday afternoon. Luxora's Looney with 32 points led the scoring while Burks with 23 was high for Burdette. Luxora excelled in shooting accuracy but Burdette controlled the rebounding. Luxora Pos. ' Burdette P 8 Rigsby f 23 Burks C 4 Bevill G 16 Higgins G 10 Langley Luxora — Clark Looney 32 Chrisco 14 Barch 7 Johnson 23 Anders 2 Substitutes: Jackson 2; Burdette — Rutherford, Easley. The American Bowling Congress tournament annually draws an average of 25.000 entrants. Keiser Beats Wilson Twice Boys Triumph 73-57 And Girls Win 52-16 KEISER — Reiser's Yellow Jackets gained revenge for a last minute loss they suffered last week as they whipped Wilson's Bulldogs 73-57 here last night. The victory gave Coacli Charley Sims' Yellow Jackets a clean sweep of a twin bill with the Bulldogs. In an earlier game, Keiser's top-ranked girls drubbed Wilson 52-16. The Yellow Jackets got good scoring balance in the boys game. Center Scudder with 20 points was high for the night but right behind came Petty with IS and Spain with 18. Trannum with 17 and Kennedy with 16 led Wilson. In the girls game Creecy scored 19 and Shoemaker 17 for Weiser Nicholson and McNab each got B for Wilson. Keiser Pos. Mills. 5 P Shoemaker, 17 F Creecy, 19 P Hall Q Duvall, 6 O Smith G Substitutes: Keiser Wilson Casey 2, Bowen Nunnally Nicholson Whllaker Bow r en H. Creecy Staggs 5, Warren, Ashley. Wilson — Comper, .McNab 6, Chandler 2, Greenwell. Kelser Pos. Wilson F ^, Peepers F 12, Grain C 17, Trannum O 16, Kennedy Spain, 18 H. Dixon, 8 Scudder. 20 B. Dixon. 8 Petty, 19 Substitutes: McAfee 2. G 6, Chandler Wilson — Rogers, All five members of a Norwood, Ohio, bowling team had a 156 av- through the 1964-53 erage midway season. a . 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Right now the other start(20) Bryant j ers look like Robin Roberts, Curt 115) Burton | Simmons, Wehmeier and either (5) Scott j Owens or Meyer. Bob Miller also <2> tack • couJd earn a place. Guerian' The line-up; Sl'DBURY (18) B. Hughes (5i CENTRAL 112 L. Cummim: J. plunket T. Mullins 12 T. Turner i4> B. Lambert 2> B. Jacques O(j Substitutions: Sudbury: R. Warrington. Central—O. Ulm. P. Petty. r ' Read Courier News Classified Arls Dell 26 Richard: 28 Whistle Shelton Buck Peterson Tale MIssco 'lay 24 lUnsford 7 Hrdley 31 Watts Wilmoth Allen institutions: Misseo — K. Allen, Howell. Allen, ,Gay, Carroll. Dell — Hubbard 2, Byar.s, Garrett, iigman. Boys Game Pos. Dell F F C G G \ O T I C E l\ THK PROBATE COURT TOR THE CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS IN THE MATTER OF THE ...... son ESTATE OF son filing a petition within the time provided by lau - . AH persons having clahn.--, ! against the estate musi exhibit them, duly verified, to the undersigned within .six months from the date of the first publication of thi.s notice, or they shall be fornve:' Lyons, Schalk Back in Action Misseo Adams 12 anier 2 Hall 24 Williams 3 Jackson 4 Substitutions 31 Johnson 20 Stamey 6 Peeples 3 Cook No. 2,234 MAYNARD. deceased. Last known address of decedent: Manila. Arkansas. Date of death: January 18. 1955. An instrument dated June 10, 1954, was on the 28th day of January, 1955. admitted to probate as j the last will of the above named i decedent, and the undersigned has I been appointed executor thereun- der. A contest of (he probate of the will can be effected only by 11 Minyard Misseo — Wallace 4, Davis 1, Lacy 3, Morris 3; Dell — R. Payne. Payne 2. Naney 2, Culp 2, Lewis. Meadors 2, Stallings. We've Rounded Up Some Gco4" VALUE-CHECKED COME IN AND SEE THEM ... AND SAV€f MISSCO IMPLEMENT CO. Phont 3-4434 South Highway 61 barred and precluded from any benefit in the estate. This notice first published 2nd day of February. 1955. PERRY G. BALLARD, Executor P. O. Box 548 Blytheville, Arkansas Oscar Fendler, Attorney for Executor. i CHICAGO i.-Pi—The feared Chii cafio White Sox battery of yester- ! year—pitcher Ted Lyons and catch- '' er Ray Schalk—wil! be back in ac; tion again at the start of the 1955 baseball season. The two former stars, named recently to the Hall of Fame, have been Listed by the Sox as their battery in the opening season Ramp April 14 against the Kansas City Athletics in Comuskey Park. Of course, after one pitch-comparable to throwing out the first ball—Lyons and Schalk will retire 2.2-9 to the stands. KEEP 'EM ROLLING! With Our Thorough Automotive Service When our expert mechanic* service your car, you get that important extra—careful, personalized service! Brine your car here for a complete checkup soon! 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