The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 28, 1955 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 28, 1955
Page 6
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PACE SIX BLTTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER THURSDAY, APRIL », 1»M Chicks, Paps Set for District Meet Spring Sports Show Slated For Tomorrow Blytheville Chicks and Papooses will spend the day at Jonesboro tomorrow participating in the big District III spring sports show. Both junior and senior high schools will take full track teams to the meet and in addition, the Chlckasaws will nave entries in golf and tennis tournaments. Coach Russell Mosley Will have 20 boys participating in track and field events. He plans to enter four boys in practically every race. Don Coleman and Eugene Still will represent Blytheville In the golf tournament and Chuck Langston, Danny Edgmon and Bobby 880-yard run — Thompson, Carney, Loveless, MacQregor. 440 relay — Bratton, Akers, Sullivan, Henry. 880 relay — Westbrook, Bratton, Tremaine, Henry. Mile relay — Earls, Sullivan, Westbrook, Henry or Jimmy Edgmon./ 120-yard hurdles — Akers, Abbott, Honeyiutt, Privett. 180-yard hurdles — Akers, Abbott,, Honeyoutt, Privett. Shot put — Shanks,- Fong, Rail, Tremaint, n4sciM — HsH, Gee, Fong, Huffman. Broad jump — Akers, Abbott, Henry, Bratlon. High jump — Earls, Abbott. Pole vault — Privett, Akers. Junior high boys expected to pnr- Mclpate In track and field events for Coach Bobby Spann are Charles Coalter, James Pulley, Kenneth Peters, Charles Watson, Billy Ross, Jerry Wllllford, Eddie Qllleas, Bobby French, Steve Ma- gulre, Herbert Baxter, and Robert CHICK Q(JARTER-MH.ER» — Quarter-mile hopefuls for Coach Russell Mosley's Chlckasaws are pictured above. They are (led to , right) Jimmy hlsrls Jimmy Edgmon, Herbert Loveless, Ronald Mac- Jones will take the tennis Gre g or rjick Poster and Tony Wheat. Earls and Edgmon of this matches. Finals in the track meet will be tomorrow night. Chick Entries 100-yard dash— Bratton, Akers, Henry, Westbrook, Sullivan. 220-yard dash — Henry, Westbrook, Bratton, Sullivan. 440-yard dash — Earls, Westbrook, Sullivan, Jimmy Edgmon. group will join Ray Westbrook and Hays Sullivan as Chick entries In the 440-yard ilash at the district meet tomorrow. (Courier Newi Photo) Richards Amazed at Getting Palica By HARRY URAYSON NEA Sports Editor NEW YORK - (NEA) — Off his 'five-hit and winning performance against the Yankees, Ervin Martin Palica easily could be Paul Richards' first reclamation project in Baltimore. "Palica is going to be great . . . ju»t great," says Professor Richards, seemingly amazed that he could purchase a pitcher of such quality. Richards gambled In turning Bob Turley over to the Yankees in the 18-player swap. He took another big chance In giving the Brooklyn club $150,000 and two players for Pitchers Palica and R»y Moore and Third Baseman Billy Cox. Richards will know more about hl« deal* In six months, but fig- Myers. Coach Spnnn said he plans to enter two or three boys in every event. ures that the Orioles are way ahead of the game now thnt one player (Turlcyi no longer carries the destiny oi the club in the palm of his hand. "The Baltimore club might have spent a couple of million dollars over a period of three or four years and been no better off than It. Is now," explains the Old Boy Wonder of Waxahachle. "Turley might have worn himself out pitching for a loser by the time Baltimore was ready to challenge the leaders. "Pittsburgh hasn't done much with the farms in rive years. With all of Tom Yawkey's money, the Red Sox are still in need of a shortstop and second baseman, and offhand you would say that was a serious shortage. "Sure, I would have liked- to have kept Turley, but, to have any hope of getting out of seventh place I had to elve him up in a shortcut to n farm system." Richards predicts that Hal Smith will take hlc place among .the superior catchers. Gus Triandos Is considerably more than adequate at first base and the boss ts confident that the gigantic Greek will hit. Many Records Slated To Fall in Drake Relays DEB MOINES (tf — The annual Drake Relays open their 46th run tomorrow and B wholesale revision of record* Is anticipated If the Sports Roundup / /? / by \jaylc Aussies Progress on Games NEW YORK (AP) —: A traveler from Australia reports that Melbourne received an awful jolt recently from Avery Brundage, the Olympic president, but came out of it in good shape and now is digging in like crazy in a belated drive to make the 1956 games a success. Gerald Patterson, who was one of the world's best tennis players around 1920 and has lived In Melbourne most of his life, snys that Brundage's visit and his criticism of the progress made up to this ttonc in preparation for the games really lighted a fire under his follow citizens. Patterson is stopping over here briefly en route to England. "It was the best thing that could possibly have happened to us," he said. "I'm sure there's, nothing U> worry about now. From what I heard, everyone reacted well to what Brundage said and things really are starting to go ahead. Strike Over "The carpenters' strike which had held up work on the Olympic Stadium was settled Just before I left. Everything has been stream lined and the bottlenecks eliminated. All the money that Is needed is there ready to be spent, and those in charge have full authority to spend it without going through a lot of red tape." JACK BUCK JOf GARAGIOLA AINtHKEI-mCII, MK. iMctmt ROBERTSON DIITRiBUTINa CO. Itt W. A* Ph. 1-3125 He was asked what he thought nbout the hotel situation In Melbourne. How could the city, with fewer rooms available than are to be found In an average city of 100,000 In this country, hope to absorb the multitude which will descent^ upon it? "That's worried me too," Patterson confessed. "According to your standards, we are in buc shape for hotels, but we have al ready started to take cure of that by lining up rooms In private homes. For example, I have sale that I will take throe Riio.sts In my homes In the city nnd on Davis Bay. I'm sure that by the time of the games wet will have rooms for everybody." weather is good Shooting for new marks will be a flald of 2,024 athletes in the university, college and high school divisions. Oklahoma A&M will return to the relays following a mutual agreement with Drake not to compete with each other on the athletic field as a result of the Johnny Bright football incident In 1951. The Aggies nve likely to make a glitter Ing return. They nave fleet qunvteVs iMilore'fl in seven veinys nnd are listed as probable record smashers in three — the mile, four-mile and sprint medley. Drake ciopestcrs also peg Oklahoma AfcM with the "possibility" of new records in HIP 800-yard and the two-mile relays, Wos Snntre of Kunsiis. American mile iTCordhokkT a I pears certain to [?o Drake mark of 4:1-1.5. •1:00.5, under the Richards pronounces Willie Miranda the finest shortstop in the game, doubts that he will stifle the Baltimore attack any more than did Billy Hunter. "Miranda now makes all the plays." says Richards. "He used to make the spectacular plays and miss some of the easy chances." Gene Woodllng haa to hit to make the Yankee transaction stand up, but Richards' principal problem this pring hafi been pitching. An epidemic of lame pitching arms retarded the Birds— those belonging to Harry Byrd, Joo Coleman, Jim McDonald, Duane Plllette and Bob Kuzava. Pillett* wlU be out until mid-May with a split muscle near the elbow. That's why Palica and Moore currently are Richards' favorite subjects. "Palica has more pitches than any pitcher In the game," he asserts. "He has a curve, fast ball screwball, a slider and the change- up. The Brooklyn players said they couldn't hit him in batting prao tlcc. "Moore, who arm WBB sore until the end of last season, which he spent with St. Paul, is real quick and throws a curve and a screwball. "We were fortunate to pick up these two." In Brooklyn. Palica, who is only 27, never lived up to the promise he showed accounting for 13 games lifter July 4 In I960. The Slovenian wound up In Charley DrM- sen's doghouse in '51 and then went into the Army. Erv Palica won't lack for pitching opportunity in Baltimore. Stan Musial is the only active player In the National League who made more than He has 2,418. 2,000 base Baseball Standings W L Pet Behind Chicago 7 4 .«M Cleveland 8 5 .815 New York .;.... 8 5 .815 Detroit 7 5 .583 Vi Boston 78 .638 1 Kansas City .'... 5 7 .417 2>/, Washington .... 5 7 Ml 2'/ 2 Baltimore 3 11 .314 S',i Thursday's Schedule Boston at Chicago—Delock (1-1) vs Hirshman (2-0) New York at Kansas City—Orim (0-2) vi Gray (0-1) Washington at Detroit—Stone (01) vs Hoeft (1-1) Only games scheduled 1 Wednesday's Results Chicago: 13, New York 4 Cleveland .7, Washington 8 (17 Innings) Detroit 11, Baltimore 3 Kansas City 6, Boston 3 NATIONAL LEAGUE WL Pet Behind Brooklyn 12 2 .857 Milwaukee 8 4 .667 3 St Louis 6 4 .600 4 Chicago 7 8 .638 4 1 /! Philadelphia ... 66 .500 5 New York 5 7 .417 6 Pittsburgh 2 8 .200 8 Cincinnati 2 11 .184 t>& Thursday's Schedule Chicago at Brooklyn — Rush (01) vs Ersklne (3-0) , Milwaukee at Philadelphia—Burdette (2-0) vs Roberts (2-1) St. Louis at New York—Lawrence (1-1) vs Hearn (2-0) Cincinnati at Pittsburgh—Staley (1-2) vs LIttlefield (0-1) Wednesday's Results Milwaukee 9, New York 6 Pittsburgh 4, Chicago 1 Brooklyn 7, Cincinnati 2 St. Louis at Philadelphia, postponed cold. SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Nashville 7, Atlanta 1 Birmingham 6, Chattanooga 1 Little Rock 11, New Orleans 4 Memphis 4, Mobile 1 NCAA Lashes Utah Coach KANSAS CITY (AP) — the NCAA verbally blistered Utah basketball Coach Jack Gardner yesterday tor obtaining players by methods it termed unsportsmanlike and unethical. Every SAFE Vacation Starts Here TMI owe ft to yourself, your family, and other ootorlata, to drive » 100% safe c»r. Have u* check brak«f, whMla, tint, Ufhit, wip«rw, an4 tvnt-ap that «n|inc NOW! Bud Wilson Motors, Inc. Lincoln-Mtrairy Dealtr 101 W Walnut Ph. 3-6876 coted ooctUi, cutcf I The superior uniform quality of Early Times has made this fine whisky the^ choice of whisky fans everywhere. What's more, it's the favorite straight bourbon in Kentucky, the bourbon capital of the world. It a»ld Gardner "resorted to de- eeptlon, himself, and encouraged devious and deceptive behavior by advising student-athletes to collaborate In not revealing" to officials they were planning to shift from one school to another. The action by the National Collegiate Athletic Asin.'t policy-making council was on an incident two years ago that led to the transfer of two Big Seven Conference basketball players to Utah of the Skyline Conference. Gardner resigned as head coach at Kansas State College in September, 1953, to take the Utah position. "Beyond Reason" The council said that during the summer of 1953 Gardner "actively but covertly carried beyond reasonable limits his contact with three Kansas State College varsity ba!: ketball players in an obvious effort to persuade them to transfer" to Utah. Gary Bergen, a Kansas State TEXAS LEAGUE San Antonio 7, Beaumont 8 (10 Innings) Oklahoma City 9, Tulsa 7 Dallas 3, Fort Worth 0 Houston at Shreveport postponed WESTERN LEAGUE Dee Molnes 4 Lincoln 3 Other games postponed LR Travelers May Have New Star Pitcher By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Just when Little Rock Manager Bobby Mavis was beginning to wonder whether any of his rookie pitchers cculd fine, the Southern Assn. winning formula, up stepped young Ron Rozman with the an swer in his strong right arm. Tne 22-year-old Rozman, fresh from the Army, cut down New Orleans on four hits and his mates pounded out an 11-4 victory last night. The loss knocked the Pels out of the league lead and Memphis, which beat Mobile 4-1, took over first place. Birmingham whipped Chattanooga 6-1 and Nashville beat Atlanta 7-1. center, transferred to tht Salt Luke City school. A University of Colorado player, Art Bunte, slso shifted there. Jerry Jung and Roger Craft were the other K- Siate athletes Involved but they remained at the Kansas college. Gardner was not available for comment on the NCAA's »ction. No fault was found with «ltlier the University of Utah or Kansas State by the ethics committee which conducted the investigation. Cal Hubbard, supervisor of umpires in the American League, is a former collegiate tod professional football star. EXPERT WATER PUMP REPAIR Hubbard Hardware Muse J-M15 LITTLE LEAGUE REGISTRATION For boys who will not be 13 until after Jan. 1. 1955 and who were not previously registered. Address Phone No. . Date of Birth tun thU In imn»di»tcl7 to Albert <T»ylor, Plajera Afent, tt Ark-Mo Power Co. offlco. 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