The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 15, 1948 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, January 15, 1948
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THURSDAY, JANUARY 15, IMS BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Jaycees, Dressed AsGirls, Play Ball Playground Fund Swelled by Benefits From Cage Thrillers Paced by their lormcr all-stale ||rward Wllliard Tilley. tlic Arknn- Ws Bloodhounds of Jonesboro gave basketball fans quite a thrill 'it the Haley Field gym here last i< I t as they staged a last-half scoring spree to overcome the Memphis Coca Cola Bottlers 55 to 38 In the feature attraction of the Blytheville benefit cage program, In the preliminary game, the Jaycce Jennys, an all-male team dressed in girls' clothing and composed of the Blythevilte Junior Chamber of Commerce, battled the Fitzpalrick jewelry Store girls team to a 7-7 tie in a game that featured Just about everything but basketball. Some 350 spectators braved the sub-freezing weather to witness the all-star benefit attraction, the proceeds of which went to the Jaycees' Children's Playground Fund and they received their money's worth in good basketball thrills. The speedy and deceptive Tillcy. who was naineri on Arkansas all- state high school teams three consecutive years while playing for the Jonesboro Golden Hurricanes, put on a personal exhibition of fancy shooting scoring 15 points to lead the Bloodhounds' offensive attack. Orcn Lee Adams of Leachville, a member of last year's all- state squad, was runner-up with 14 markers. Score Tied at Half | The game got off to a slow start but gained in momentum as it proceeded. The scrappy Bottlers, led by their center Bailey, matched the Bloodhounds point for point in the upet two quarters to gain a 17-17 iXlftime tie but fell behind as the Bloodhounds began to roll in the third period. James R. Fisher, coach of \ ;• Blytheville High School Chicks who played center for the Bloodhounds, was one of the defensive standouts for coach Stanley Keller's quintet. He and Robert "Polly" Black, a former Jonesboro High School guard and all-stater, almost completely controlled the rebounds under both baskets durin? the second half and he personally accounted for 10 of the Hounds markers. The game was one of the best ever played In the gym here and the thrilled-stunned fans howled their approval of the expert hall handling and deceptive dribbling of Tillcy and Jake Holman, cajl- Uin of the 1947 high school nil- state squad. The Bottlers too, came in for their shar e of the fans' glory. The neat ball handling and steady plav- ing of forwards Ellis and McSpad- dcn and center Bailey almost equal- led that of Tilley and Holman. Bailey led the Bottlers in scorine with 15 points. I Jaycees Put on Show The preliminary game between the Jennys and the Jewelers '-°pt the fans roaring with laug \ ?r. The Jennys, playing their tirst game of the year, came from he- hind in the second quarter to knot the score at 7-all and put an end to the scoring. In the second half the two squads played strictly defensive basketball as they wrestled the ball from each others grips. The game was played slow and was frequented with fouls which the officials failed to see. Glenn "Hula-Hip" Johnson, crack forward of the Jennys, paced his Pops Inyade Jonesboro for Cage Game PAGE SEVEN Benefit Program Planned For U.S. Olympics Team NRW YORK, Jim. 15 (UP)— Suggestions that the U. S. Winter Olympic* Miimit now nt St. Mnrilii, Swlt/- crlautl, Is pratlcally penniless echoed through New Yoik niul Washington today and one local sport* group announced a benefit film program. proceeds of which would be used to help pay the expenses of the "fund- less" athletes. The films. Including "Olympic Preview." innde by former Olympic i stnr Dick Durrancc and "Khytheml on Snow," which shows lending U. S. mid Canadian Skiers In action will be shown tonight nt Carnegie ' Hall. In Washington yesterday, Sen. Styles Hrldgcs. R., N. 11., told the Senate that he had been Informed the U. S. Winter teams were nol receiving the ffnimcinl suppnrt necessary "to go through as America's Shows Hunting Film L. I,. Wiird of Ulythevlllc showed cojoi-cd movie films of his hunting trip in Northwestern Canada Insi year nt the weekly mecllm; of the Klwunls Club ycslerduy noon In the Hotel Noble. representatives In the first |H>slwar Olympic games." nrlilKos said that financial backing was "not the province, of our fiovmimciU" and culled for public Olympics .squad, Ullrli'r News JMioto The undefeated Blytheville Junior High School Papooses (shown above) will lay their perfect record on the line tomorrow night when they invade Jonesboro for a clash with their arch uml dcfcndim; District 4 champions, the Jonesboro Junior High School Whirlwinds. The Paps arc coached by Walter S "Buddy" Davis, who is witnessing his first year in Blytheville. and have knocked off their first lour opponents of the season. Members of the squad are: back row lelt to right. Coach Davis, Joe Tomlinson forward; Robert Bclknap, forward; Bob Webb, center; Bill Boyd. guard; Dan Wallace, center; and Stanley ingiam, student manager. Middle row left tc rlght^LeRoy Criner, forward; Jim Deer, forward; J. c. Droke, center; Dick Reid, guard; and Sonny stires, guard. Front, row left to right— Bonny Martin tuard; Ted Vance, forward; and Buford Hopper, guard. Three Blytheville School Cage j Point After Squads to See Action Tomorrow Touchdown Rule Debated Three of basketball Blytheville's four prepi District 4 rnce hy knocking off squads, ,the Chicks, the Yellow Jackets of Bay. How- Squaws and Paps, yesterday began j ever the Bay quintet is regarded as a top contender In the district race despite a pair of defeats earlier this season. preparations for stiff tilts tomorrow niBht against strong District 4 competition. The Chicks r.nd the Squaws will line-up against teams from Bay High School at the Haley Field gym tomorrow night and Paps will The Squaws will be seeking their first district victory «vnen they take the floor tomorrow night. Coach Nancy Ponders sextet, KOI off to a journey to Jonesboro for a game bad start Tuesday night by drop- with their arch rivals and defending; ping the first district battle to the District 4 Junior champions the i Lionesses of Leachville. Jonesboro Whirlwinds. j Undefeated in four starts, the! All of the teams will hold taper- Paps will face their first real test ing-off drills this afternoon. The When they line up against Coach Chicks and the Paps have been working out against the high school "B" squad in prat ice -sessions this week in an effort to get their fast- breaking offense down to perfection and the Squaws have been holding daily inter-squad scrimmages to sharpen up their offensive attack. After getting by their first district foe Tuesday night with 29 to 16 win from the Leachville Lions, Dell Settlemlre's Whirlwinds tomorrow night. Coach Buddy Davis has spent the past week in schol- ing his squad in ball handling and foot work in an effort to smooth out a few kinks that have hampered the Paps in previous tilts. The Whirlwinds, who are also undefeated so far this season, are favored to retain their district crown this year, and so far have met with . . , the Chicks will have an oppovt r -\it.y I little opposition from other district, to gain considerable prestige in th2 teams. 115) U0> Tilley Fisher Black Holman (4) . Substitutions: Crucial Test This Week for SMU, Arkansas (United Tress) I The boys who know are billing this I weekend's two-game series between the basketball machines of the University of Arkansas and S. M. U. as a "crucial test' for hoth teams. NEW YORK, Jan. 15 fUPt—Th3 most revolutionary proposal in modern-football history—elimination of the point after touchdown—rnmn before the moguls of the national eague today «nd thev had the urging of their president, Bert Bcil. ,o aporove of It. Just what will be done with the rules was anybody's guess, but it semed likely that the conservative bloc In the established pro loop vonld vote against such i> drastic change. Bell also urged that the cluus adont a "sudden death" overtime >crlod for all regularly scheduled tames whereby the tennis would continue to play until one 01 the other scored In battles which ended In a :!e score. Tn addition to the proposed rules changes the club owners were ready to discuss various other nronosnls, chief of which was whether to recognize the existence of the rival All- America conference or to continue to ignore it. "Lullabel" Moore. First Game 1 Jennys n) Pos. Jewelers (71 I G. Johnson (5) P (3). Bevill 1 Smith P Keller L. Johnson (2) C. (2) T. Watson Camp G. (2) Montg'ery Moore G Iglehart Substitutions: Jennys - Davis, Wil—l. Ganskie, Day, Johnson, and Blr \ -rd. Jewelers—Ponder, and Askmore. Second Game Bliounds (55) Po». Bottlers (38) Heiison (4) .. P (8) Ellis C * ' asf^BaUev! Both st l uacls hft ve been running umpiring jobs In the 56 member G '.'" (2) Baver alternately hot and cold, and a de- leagues of the association, the as- Umpire Bureau Set Up For Baseball Leagues COLUMBUS, O., Jan. 15 (UP) — George M. Trautman, president of the National Association o! Professional Baseball Leagues, notified league presidents yesterday that his group hnd set up nn umpire bureau "to obtain umpire candidates." William B. Carpenter, chief of the bureau, will visit umpire schools to register likely candidates for G! ..151 Bobbitt cisive victory for either might be team in scoring with five points .._ ,., ., „, „„ and Margie Bevill led the Jewelers I Substitutions: Bloodhounds —. lne stmuilus needed to overtake the with three. The defensive stand- ', Jones (4). Jumper (4) and Adams' conference favorites—Baylor and outs for the Jennys were Harry ; (14). Bottlers—Branch, and' Kin-' Tcxas "The Cat" Camp and Charles' ney (1). ' The Mustangs got off to a slow start this season by losing the first Why INTERNATIONAL Truck Service Means TON-MILE ECONOMY • Contact us if you're interested in truck service keeps trucks operating economically. Here's why: We plan your work efficiently. Our shopmen are competent craftsmen. They find and fix little troubles before they, become big ones. They have the skill and will to do thorough jobs. We arc part of the International Truck service organization. \Ve have factory-standard International parts. We have special International equipment for testing, servicing and repairs. So contact us for service that pays off in the language the truck operator understands best — ton-mile economy. This service available for other makes as well as International. 3/2 SOUTH SUP ST. PHONE863 three games In a row. But then they came back with a nine game winning string, However, last Saturday night the Mustangs lost s chiller, 43 to 42, to Baylor. Meanwhile, Arkansas, unlmpress- sivc so far on the national scene, got the jump on the rest of the conference with two shaky wins over Tcxas A. and M. Nevertheless, Arkansas has the bitter conference scoring record. To date the Razorbacks have tallied 115 markers to 97 for their conference victims. S. M. U. racked up 104 to 10! for lite competition. Individually, the S. M. U.-Arkansas scrap should be something to watch^ Several of the top ten scorers will see action. There's George Kok, the league's leading scorer with 247 points, and Al Williams, the second placer, with 168 scores. The Mustangs have the number three spot, with center Roy Pugh scoring 165 points. Two Mustang? rank ninth and tenth in the conference. They are forward Bob Pic- witt with 128, and guard Burl Rol- sociation president said. lings with 126. 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