The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 16, 1955 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, February 16, 1955
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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER VEWS WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY, 16, 1955 PAGB TWELVE BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER VEWS WEDNESDAY, FKHKUAKI_. 10, ivo Rector Shocks Chickasaws by Winning 63-60 Tilt Only Second Loss Of Season For Blyfheville Club RECTOR — Blytheville's Chickasaws had their hopes ,..._., .„..., for an undefeated regular sea-ip U t heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano's battered andivaluable nose to supreme test in a son dashed last night when | t i tle fjg nt i n May. The site will probably be ! Title Bout for Marciano, Don Cockeli Set for May By MURRAY ROSE GROSSINGER, N. Y. (APJ — England's pudgy Don Cockeli will get the first chance to they went cold in the final quarter and fell before a hot Rector team 63-60. Blytheville held a 56-49 lead going into the final quarter but could muster only four points in the entire 8-minute period. The loss ended a 14-game Winning streak and was the first in regular scheduled play. They had lost one game previously to Leachville in tournament play. Their record now stands at 23-2. Ragged play by the Chicks which gave the Bobcats 25 points via the foul line and an off-night from ttie field were listed by Coach Jimmy Fisher this morning as major causes in the loss. 26 Fouls The Chicks fouled 25 times and the Bobcats converted 25 times out of 41 attempts. The Chicks had opportunity to take advantage of only 11 fouls by Rector and scored 10 point* on free throws. Blytheville had an eight-point edge in field goals dunking 24 against 25 for Rector, but this wasn't enough to overcome to gift shots donated to the Bobcats. Two Chickasaws, Danny Cobb and Freddy Akers, fouled out in the game and senior Chuck Langston •was ill and unable to make the trip. Bobby Jones was Blytheville's top scorer with 18 points on eight field goals and two free throws. Akers, Cobb Go Akers hit 14 points before being thumbed out in the third quarter, and Danny Cobb made eight points before fouling out, also in the third. Whitehurst, Hector's center, was the Bobcats' leader and topped both teams with 20 points. Fifteen of those came in a red-hot second quarter. Sinko had 15 for Rector and Thrasher meshed 12. BLytheville's four-point effort in the last quarter was their downfall after Fisher's crew had led most of the way in tke first three periods. Those four points were hung upon two field goals by Jones. The Chicks moved to a 1-11 lead in the first quarter on the shooting of Cobb and Jones, but were outscored 24-20 in the second period, thanks to Whitehurst's effort .and trailed by one point 34-35 at the half. 7-Point Lead A 22-point third quarter, with Akers shoving in four field goals for eight poims, sent the Chicks into the final stanza with a 56-49 lead, but then they collapsed. Blytheville B's stalled out the Joeing night as they were edged 28- X by the Kector B's. The low scoring game got off to a slow start as neither team could hit. Blytheville led 4-3 at the end of the first period. Rector took the lead in the second quarter and were never headed Missco Teams Win In Dell Tournament DELL — Mississippi County teams won all their games here last night in the District 3B Junior Tournament. Dyess downed Harrisburg 60-28 and Wilson edged Marion 33-26. Wardell Takes Two Games From Hayti WARDELL, Mo. — Wardell won both sides of a doubleheader played here last night. In the A game Wardell stomped the Indians from Hayti 85-61. Warden's B team eas- ilv managed the B's from Hayti 6642. Warden's Burnett, tore up the nets as he scored almost half of his team's 85 points. He ended the night with 40 to bring his total for the year in 27 games to 901. The Indians' Huffman led his team with 22. He was closely followed by Warden's M. Redman and Gen-olds who had 17 and 18 respectively. In the first game the Warden's B squad ran away with the Hayti B's 66-42. Boren scored 25 Wardell and Patterson of dropped in 18. Wardell in the A game led all the way. leading 22-14, 45-34, 61-47 and 85-61. Fas. Hayti F Euell F Glass 10 C Burns 6 G Patterson 18 G Dobb 6 to hit Hayti Wardell Gallion 8 C. Redman 12 Boren 25 Bankston 11 Wilson Substitutions: Wardell — Caine 9: HnyU — Boone 2. Wardell Pos. Hnyti Burnett 40 F Huffman 22 M. Redman 17 F Dowdy 16 Gerrolds 18 C Sides 8 McPherson 2 G Gaulding 11 Bullock 6 G Shirey 4 Substitutions: Wardell — Fisher 2, Ha.vti — Noggles. Pro Basketball Results By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Boston 106, Milwaukee 103 (overtime) Philadelphia 114. Rochester 113 again. Daniels tossed in 15 for Blytheville, closely trailed by Rector's Hailey, who had 12. B GAME Pos. Rector F Cole F Terry C Jeter 6 O Hailey 12 G Landis 10 Bl.vlheville White Daniels 15 iThomas 1 'Slayton 2 Huffman ^ Substitutions; Blytheville — Whitsel 4; Rector — Livel.sey, Bass. A GAME" Oobb 8 ATjbott 6 Hodges 4 Jones 18 Akers 14 F F C G G Lawrence 4 Thrasher 12 Whitehurst 20 Sinko 15 Bishop 9 Substitutions: BLytheville — Hyde 2, Edgmon 6, Stanley. Bratcher 2; Rector — Pression. Jeter, Hailer, Landis, Ford 3, Cole. San Francisco's Kezar Stadium. + After watching his heavily protected meal ticket box another three rounds with sparmate Keene Simmons yesterday, manager Al Weill said he was satisfied with the conditions of the champ's schnozzola. No blood was shed. Al immediately pronounced Rocky fit for duty and surprised no one by announcing that Cockeli, the 26-year-old British Empire king, wou'j be the opponeni.. Al. .Qugh he mentioned London as a possibility for the site of Rocky's fifth title fight, the rotund, manager quickly kissed off England by repeating his favorite gag of the moment: "Sure we'll fight in England — New England." Weill has favored San Francisco all along. He said he had been assured that Jimmy Murray, who Other games saw Marmaduke whip Crawfordsvllle 54-24 and Brookland beat Knoble 31-25. In the first game of the evening Dyess had three boys in the two- digit scoring; column. Burlison hit 12, Bailey dumped in 14 and Cash bucketed 10. A sub came off the bench in the last quarter and drop- would copromote wl t n ji m Norris ped in a quick 10 for Dyess as the g[ (he international Boxing Club. bench was cleared. Davis Tops Brookland's Davis was the big could draw one million dollars in the Golden Gate area. Cockeli, a stocky, thick-necked Sports Roundup NEW YORK CAP) — Altl career, Allie Reynolds always c of the 1949 World Series, in v rich's home run in the ninth. The Chief, whose recently announced retirement pained the Yankees, yielded all of two hits in mat epic thriller, but tlie circumstances engraved it deeper in his memory than any other of his many victories. His opponent that day, big Don Newcombe, struck out 11 Yanks and was a mighty figure until "Old Reliable" gaffed him. The very next day. Preacher Roe of the Dodgers bested Vic Raschi in another 1-0 dogfight. That was pitching. In fact, that remains the only World Series in history to have produced two 1-0' games, implausible as it might seem. Christy Mathewson pitched four World Scries shutouts, but tach time his Giants teammates got him more than a single run. Cr SlapnJcha, who /or many years was an executive of the Cleveland Indians and was credited with the discovery of Bob Gift Victory IONIA, Mich. Ifl — After losing Us first six games, Ionia High School scored a one-point basketball victory — with the help of a gift. The winning margin Cftme on a shot into the wrong banket by R Greenville substitute. The final •core WAA 49*48. '] Start Courtor New* Cltul/ied Adi. Feller, now is taking bows for coining up with Herb Score, the sensational southpaw rookie who may rival Bobby's feats. Slapnicka, now an Indians scout and resident of Lake Worth, Fla began watching Score pitch as a sophomore in that city's high school. When Score was graduated he grabbed him with the help of a $60,000 bonus. Last season Score had a 22-5 record at Indianapolis and struck out 330 batters. "There isn't a doubt he's going to be a great pitcher," Slapnicka says. "As great as Feller? Well, I would say he has the advantage of starting his big league, career with more experience than Bobby had." DID YOU SEE NOBLE GILL PONTIACAD? Turn to Claitifled Page as he scored 15. In the other Mississippi County team encounter Wilson managed Marion 33-26. Wilson's scoring was evenly distributed with Cecil bucketing 10 to led. Ferguson of Marioji kept his squad in the game with 16 points. Marmaduke's two forwards, Barnhart and Maleare hit 12 and 17 respectively and their big guard, Miller, hit 12. Second round games start tonight with Luxora meeting Caraway at 7:00 o'clock and Armorel matched against Cash at 8. Harrisburg: Pos. Dyess Dennis 11 P Goodman 4 Blas'game 6 F Cash 10 Cummings 10 C Burlison 12 Wills G Bailev 14 Wells G Jones 2 Substitute.?; Harrisburg — Cummings 1; Dyess— Denton 3, McVay 4. Ingall 10, Lewellyn 1. Knoble Fos. Brookland Sirclumb 8 P Vaughn 4 Stacy P . Davis 15 Cook 4 C Maynard 4 Bateman 11 G Voung 6 Catt 2 G Gatlin 2 Substitutes: Brookhmd — Mali. Marion Pos. Wilson Ferguson 16 P Buchanan 9 Atkins P Wylie 3 Brinker 2 C Cissell 6 Williams 5 G Trannum 4 Fratesi 3 G Cecil 11 Substitutes: Marion — Hale; Wilson— Teal. Miirmaduke Pos. Craivfordsville Miller 12 - P Sorrow Rny 4 P Pranks 11 Tune 5 C Bridges 6 Barnhart 12 G Marotti 4 Maleare 17 G Taylor Substitutes: Marmaduke — Pratt 2. Freeman 2; Crawfordsville — Cole, Mahar 2, Cauhvell 1. Teammates How CHAPEL HILL, N.C. i.^Pi— Sophomores Bob Young and Lennie Rosenbluth are teammates on the North Carolina basketball team. But in high school they were opponents. Young was runner-up to Rosenbluih to both scoring and the MVP voting in the Glenn palls, N.Y., high school tournament two years ago. / /" / =7 ft , nil \-taule Galoot r/ ^J if * Big One s in the course of a brilliant rformance in the opening game Dodgers 1-0 on Tommy Hen+ blacksmith, has been undefeated since he was flattened in 11 rounds by Randy Turpin for the British Empire 175-pound title 2'/2 years ago. Grown to 200-plus proportions, he numbers Harry (Kid) Matthews and Roland .LaStarza among his recent victims. He is the No. 2 contender behind Cuba's Nino Valdes. Asked about Valdes and light heavyweight Archie Moore, who have been clamoring for a crack at the title, Weill snapped, "They'll get their turn when we're ready. Rocky never ducked no one and he'll flatten all in time." "Nothing will be done definitely until Feb. 24," said Weill. "Then Jack Solomons (British promoter . Cockeli and his manager will be in New York to meet with us anc Jim Norris. Then it will be up to Norris to decide what to, do. After all we have a contract with Norris." Age No Barrier In Horse Racing MIAMI. Fla. I/Pi — Race horse training is one profession that appeals to all ages. Sunny Jim Filzsimmons is going strong at 80 years. Max fiirsch s 74 and Ben Jones ,72. On the other extreme are Lloyd Gentry, who recently took over Ciiin Hoy's powerful string at 29; Mike 'Freeman, at 26 one of New England's leading trainers, and Tony Oataldi. at 26 a trainer for Mrs. Tilvou Christopher and Dr. Wollard. This Bait Eats Fish, They Find JACKSON, Miss. OP\ — Arriving as live bait, a little Mexican cousin of the man-eating piranha fish of South America has invaded Mississippi waters. Wade Creekmore, director of the game and fish commission, said the three-inch long tetra doesn't harm humans but can and does gang UD and devour large game fish. Biologists thought the Litle fish wouldn't survive the relatively cold weather but apparently they are thriving and have been reported in Louisiana as well as Mississippi. In 1925, first baseman George Sisler of the St. Louis Browns set a record by having one or more assists in 13 consecutive games. Wall Rose, University of North Carolina freshman swimmer, broke three freshman records. in his first neet for the Tarheels. DONT BE ROBBED OF MAXIMUM TIRE WEAR! Have your alignment ttSlHk < checked regularly. It jL~^7^sC\ ' ^< will add many miles =^=L® .U^M^l jE g »3?* v ^ KS-^'/A to thi life of your 5^ttelJinK£; tires. Come in today! ^TiifTssM i^ZImdbyaS i Front «nd aligned $ S\ and wheel* balanced \J Parts Extra Bud Wilson Motors, Inc. YOUR LINCOLN-MERCURY DEALER 110W. Walnut Ph. 3-6876 Tiger Jones, Bobo Olson Fight on TV Tonight's Battle Is Nontitle Bout; 4-1 for Champ CHICAGO (AP) — Ralph (Tiger Jones, upsetter of Sugar Ray Robinson a month ago, unflinchingly challenges middleweight champion Bobo Olson in a nontitle- 10-rounder tonight at Chicago Stadium. The confident Yonkers. N. Y., Negro has been installed a 4-1 underdog- against the finely conditioned San Francisco titleholder, who is unbeaten in his last 18 starts and has lost only six times in 66 bouts. If it's any consolation to Jones, he is only half the underdog he was a month ago. The odds against him were 8-1 when he stunned ringslders with his mastery over the once-great Sugar Ray, rustily trying- a comeback. The fight will be televised by CBS at 10 p.m., EST. May Set Title Fight It should be an interesting affair, with Jones, once the third- ranked middleweight contender, trying to swarm over Olson for a victory—or at least an exceptional showing—that could set him up for a shot at Bobo's crown later. "I see a shortcut to the title." said the 26-year-old Jones, who comes from a family of 10 children. "They are saying I am made to order for Olson because I have short arms and have to come in on the inside to be at my best. But he's only human and he also is at his best as an infighter. I know he'll trade blows with me on the inside and that's what I like. There won't be any chasing around the ring like I had to do to catch Robinson." The Tiger lost five straight before beating Sugar Ray. But he never has been knocked off his feet in five years as a pro and has met the best in the 160-pound THE JlfiS'lOg SEMINOLES — The Junior Scm- inoles of Osceola, shown above, completed season's play with a record of 10 wins and 2 losses. They are coached by Austin Banner, rirst Row deft to right) Logan Young. Ray Maim, Billy Robbins, Bud Henderson. Second Row Heft to right) Jerry Hill. S. E. Stovall. Lloyd Moore. J. W. Reese, and Joe Thomas. {Courier News I'holo) At Marked Tree Keiser Girls Win in Tournament MARKED TREE — Keiser, only Mississippi County team in action last night in the District 3 senior girls tournament here, walloped Tyronza 71-40. In other play. Bay took an easy 87-62 decision from Valley View and Biggers-Reno was victor over Piggott by 68-60. Keiser jumped to a 20-11 first quarter lead and was ahead 37-25 division without picking his spots. His record is 33-12-3. In three title defenses last year, Olson, 26, defeated Kid Gavilan, at halftime. The Yellow Jacket at 8:40 on tonight's schedule, girls held Tyronza to only 15 points I Thursday night, Dvess will tan ' le with Dixie and Kei-scr will i ttgainst Biggers-Keno. Keiser in the entire second half, six of them in the fourth quarter. Creecy and Shoemaker bucketed an amazing 65 points between them ] B. Mills 4 for Keiser. I shoemaker! No Mississippi County teams will j Creecy 36 be in action tonight. Turrell takes on Monette at Colcy Duvall Smith I'us. F P Tyrotiza M. Young P. Young 4 J. Young Carter Hnbhartl Smith Rocky Castellani and Pierre Lang- Marmaduke meets Corning at 7:20 i substitutions: Kciscr — Ashley, and Greene County Tech faces Bay'Hall. Tyronza — Balcom, Tyler. Here's where you can really appreciate a Ford! In just 10 seconds you'll fall in love with Ford's new Thunderbird styling ... your love will grow when you see the Luxury-Lounge interior... and before you know it, Ford's Trigger-Torque power will win you completely. The 1953 edition of America s "Worth More" car is so exciting we want to bring one to your door. We waul you to feel the thrill ol driving this completely new car. For when you do, we feel certain you'll want to keep the keysl New Speed-Trigger Fordomatic. 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