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THE ABILENE REPORTER-NEWS ,!««», Itorrtay Evening, Jaa«ary It, MM All-Pro Team Dominated Bears, Lions BRONCO BASKETBALLERS -- The 1956-57 North Junior Bronco team.-which meets Lincoln in a crosstown game tonight, left to right, FRONT ROW: Lynn Herndon, Jackie Pace, Elwood Leonard, Teddy Tedford, Leslie Townsend. MIDDLE ROW: Eddie McCorkle, J. H. Chapman, Bobby Austin, Larry Wilson, Gary Smith, Phillip Massey. TOP ROW: Coach Al Ogren, Jackie Barnett, Ronald McCain, Rick Harvey, Bill Walker, Managers John Hutchison and Burl Brock. (Staff photo) NEW YORK Ifl-The champion New York GianU, Chicago Bears Mid Detroit Lions today dominated Th* Associated Press National Football League All-Star team, capturing 15 of 22 berths. · Five members 'from each of the three clubs were named to this mythical two-platoon team by 28 sporUwriters; who covered the NFL campaign for The AP in the various cities from coast to coast. Two players, offensive end Harlon Hill of the/Bears and defensive tackle Roosevelt Grier "of the Giants, were picked on all 28 bal- ots. Halfbacks OIlie Matson of the Chicago Cardinals and Frank Gifford 'of the Giants missed unanimous selection by one vote. Every member of the 12-club league is represented except the Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Francisco 49ers and Cleveland Browns. The Browns, who failed to win the Western crown tkis year for the first time since they entered the league in 1950, earned.two positions on the second team as did the 49ers, with the Eagles and Steelers getting one each. ALL-PRO SELECTIONS flKST TEAM OFFENSIVE i . LE--Hirton Hill, Chlcajo Be»rg LT-- Lou Creekmur, Detroit LG--Stan Jones, Chicago Benra C--Larry Strickland, Chicago Bran RG--Dick Stanfel, Washington BT-- Roosevelt Brown, New York RE--Billy Howton, Green Bay QB--Bobby Layne, Detroit " H--Frank Gilford, New York :H~Ollie Matson, Chicago Cards E--Rick Caaares, Chicago Bean . DEFENSIVE LE--Andy RobuilclU. New Yurie LT--Roosevelt Grier, New- York MG--Bill George, Chicago Bears " ",rt Donovan, Baltimore North Five Slowed by Injury, But Is Not Ready to Give Up a long shot, though, Coach Al Ogren » By LARRY DAUGHTREY North Junior's Broncos face one of their sternest tests of the sea*on tonight against the Lincoln Longhorns, and the combination of Lincoln height and Old Man Injury could be too much. The Broncs aren't giving up by because, as commented, "There's never going to be an easy game m the city race." A .left-over football injury . has robbed North o f . a leiterman and all-around athlete for at least part of the season. Bobby Austin broke a collarbone on the gridiron,'then re-broke it after playing several basketball games. Austin was to *ee a doctor lor an X-ray this afl- ernoon, but still may not play much for several more games. Avoca's contribution to the Bronco team, Leslie Townsend, has been slowed up by a leg injury, while starting forward Larry Wilson missed practice Wednesday with a cold. Ogren rates the Lincoln team above South in the city, even after South whipped the Broncos by five points in the Brownwood tournament. "We can play either a good fame, though," Ogren added. North has been working on penetrating the zone defense this week, a formation that is gaining popularity and being used a great CITY CAGE RACE deal'this season. One of Lincoln's favorite weapons, the zone is tough to play against, but Ogren did not seem overly worried about it. Hinting at a change in his customary man-to-man barrier, Ogren' said his team has been drilling on operating a zone defense this week. "But we don't have any secret weapons," Ogren joked. "No seven-foot boys or anything." . North ran into a vicious demonstration of the zone Tuesday night against Sweetwater. After scaring only nine points in the first half, the Broncos dropped a 52-33 decision. "I hope we can get through Lincoln's, but you never can toll," Ogren said. North scoring has been' pretty well distributed this year, r but forward Bill Walker and center Rick Harvey are leading the team. Harvey has scored 84 points while North,racked up a 5-3 record during the current season. Walker has dumped in 76 from his forward position. Both boys, along with Wilson, hau' in a big share of the rebounds. Townsend is the playmaker against a man-for-man, but Austin deals the ball against a zone. With Austin as playmaker, North wal- oped Sweetwater by 20 points ear- ier in the year. Speedy guard Jackie Pace drew comment for shaping up as a gooc defensive player, although his shooting is off, said Ogren. Still' talking about the Lfhcoln game, Ogren said, "We're never sure about any game, but we can sure hope." "Yep," Austin- joined in, might even run a quadruple against them." Ogren said Harvey had scored more at the first of the year, but seems to have joined the slump the whole Bronco team is going through, starting Wilson, spot on who earned a the (cam last year, was praised for his hustling in the last tew practice sessions. Slaughter Fourth Yankee to Sign NEW YORK, Jan. 10 W-Enos Slaughter, the major league's old cst active every-day performer returned his signed contract t the New York Yankees today, in creasing the club's 1957 signees t four. Regulars Yogi Berra, Bill; Martin and Whitey Ford ar he others in the fold. Slaughter, who will be startlni iis 23rd year in organiied ball an his 17th in the big leagues, ex eluding three years of milltar service, will receive an estimate i20,000. The hustling outfielder who will be 41 years old April 27 became a member of the worl . Olivet 99 , Panzer B2 rtown U. 80 Central State M M?V.lf«to*' ne 82, Woffont 52 ont 95, Oclethorpe 79 lichmcmd Pro. 76, Britlsewater 65 rcranton 89. East Slroudshurgh, Pa. .nwrtncc Tech 77. Assumption, Ont. fcvtcrn Carolina 74, CftUmba n Lincoln Favored Over Broncs A favored Lincoln Longhorn team plays host to the North Junior Broncos tonight at 7:30 at Longhorn Gym in the second match of the city junior high cage race. The Longhorns dumped South Junior, 28-27, Monday night in the opening game. Lincoln has won seven this year, while losing only one. Coach 'Bob Todd's crew won the championship last year. Two of North's key men, Bobby Austin rdiu: Lvsliu Townsend, will be hampered,by injuries. A broken collarbone may keep Austin out entirely, while .Townsend has been slowed up by a knee injury. Starters for Coach Al Ogren'i Broncs are center, Rick Harvey, forwards, Larry Wilson and Bill Walker, and guards Townsend and Jackie Pace. Harvey and Walker arc current ly leading North scoring with 94 and 76 points, respectively. The Broncos have a 5-3 season mark. Three boys measuring about six feet will be up front for Lincoln^ center Jasper Wilson, and forwards.. Larry McElyca and CIcvie Powell. McElyea scored the win ning points against South Monday night. . One guard spot is held by T. A Buchanan, and either Larry Poy ner or Hoy Varncr will get the noc for the other. An eiglith grade game is due lo slart at 6.' South Junior plays in Brownwom Thursday night' before battling North on Tuesday. champions for ast Aug. 26 the second time British Olympian Says He'll Quit LONDON, Jan. 10 /H -- Chn Brasher of Britain, winner of th Olympic Games 3,000-meter Ste plcchase, arrived today from Ne York and immediately announce iiis retirement from' track compe lition, "In the future I shall only ru for recreation to slop me puffin when running for a bus," he sai "But I like skiing and it may b that I can get into Britain's cros country skiing team for the Wi tor Olympics at Squaw Vallc Calif., in i960," he said. Bout Set Jon. 21 NEW YORK, Jan. 10 Ifr-Malc maker Teddy B r e n n e r tod signed light-heavyweights Ange DcFendis of Brooklyn and Jen Lucdee, New Haven, Conn.,- for in-round bout at St. Nichol Arena, Jan. 21, Hungarian Miler in U.S. Is Fast Runner and Talker CAGE SCORES 1M, Davidl 'ore* Acid. 82, enn State 62, Ter .tEQK 15 van Mi-wan IM, T Force Aci enn State 61. .__ __ entucky State 91, Rio Grande 74 urray 78, Tetinenee Tech 67 srtmouth M, Sprinifield m ichita 69. St. Louis 64 lio Wesleywi 83, jddle Temwwee 8- alparaiso 91, We*1 xwisviUt 93, MenuTM enn .77, Cornell 72 ale 91. Brown 67 ilia Madonna 82, Bcr** ·IVin 64, Hope 61 cneva. Pa. " as. num. N.' Tech H Army 55 _. 93, frlnitjr, Com HI, St. - " IS, Sle' ,* S" 1 le. Pa. AW, nu usquehanna 91, DicKir Military II, twU rankfin'ii M.flhill'E" Lebanon Val. M [IHersville, Pa. 107, Kutztown 73 ._ _______ 'heraon B2. on u. phl s. Union, K Baker 71 , Olterlwlli 70 Folley Is Ready For Any Fighter SYRACUSE, N. Y., I*l-Zora Fo ey left hli boxing door open todi ·aying he'd fight "anybody". The Arizona boxer scored hi 2tth victory'in 31 starts last night at the War Memorial Auditorium when be won a split decision ove (lugger Wayne Bethea in their 1 round bout. Bethea now has- a 13 record. Bethea outweighed his opponcn 4y to 192, but Folley ovcrcam the margin with his countcrpuncl ing and body attack. Folley, who said he was neve in trouble during the fight stunne Ms mauling opponent in the fourt round with a vicious attack to th head. Ring's Meet Starts Friday MONTEREY, Calif. 1*1 - Bing Crosby's 16th annual national pro- amateur golf tournament, sometimes known as the clambake, goes into production tomorrow. The nation's top pros plus a long ist of amateurs that includes cele- rities from business, entertain- ent and other sports take the billing Final practice rounds come to- ay before the. bulky field of per- aps 230 swing into more serious ction in the opening round of the 54-hole invitational event. Crooner Crosby picks up the tab jr the gO!fing : party r ; all proceeds om the gate'and concessions go i charity. San Francisco's ,Ken Venturi, unner-up in the 1996 Masters as n amateur, makes his first ma- or professional bid. Dr. Cary Middlecoff, U.S. Open lampion, goes after a third sue «ssive victory in this tournament )espite rains last year, he surgec ome with a record 202. He fin- shed five strokes in front of Mike Souchak. Another damp weekenc s forecast. This year's field includes the urrcnt top pros plus such former hampions as Gene Sarazen, Lawon Little and Byron Nelson. The movie and entertainmenl eld is represented by Bob Hope, ick Arlen, Guy Madison, Lex iaker, F r e e m a n Gosden, Ran olph Scott, Dean Martin, Bob Crosby, Dennis O'Keefe and Bob terling. And from baseball come Dizzy Dean, Lefty O'Doul, Bob -emon, Ralph Kiner and Gerry 'riddy. Former boxing champion immy McLarnin and football' Crnie Nevers, Red Sanders and tones Hamilton all are on hand Two Texas golfers were amoni qualifiers yesterday. They- wer Bobby Maxwell of Abilene with i 78 and Everett Vinzant of Verno with a 75. LB--Les Rlcmer, Lot Angeles B B--Jack Christiansen. Detroit B--Dick Lane, Chicago Cards S--Emlen Tunnell, New York S--Yale Lary, Detroit SECOND TEAM OFFENSIVE Billy Wilson. San Francisco *ou Groza, Cleveland Duane Putnam, Los Anfelea -.lanle Ane. Detroit G--Herman Clark. Chicago T--Don Boll. Washington E--Kyle Rote, New York S--Tobln Rote, Oreen Bay 3--Hugh McElhenny, Sail Francisco DEFENSIVE E--Gino Marcbettr, Baltimore T--Ernie Stautner. Plttsburah Amarillo Signs Player-Manager AMARILLO, Tex. Wl--The Am rillo Gold Sox yesterday signet Eddy Bockman as player-manager for the 1957 season, club preside Buck Faucett announced. Bockman will play third ba: for Amariilo's entry in the Cla A Western League, Faucett sai Austin Leads Small Schools In Defense Tht Bears, Wwtcrn Divisional winners, placed center Larry Strickland, guard Stan Jones, and fullback Rick Casares or, the first offensive unit, along with Hill,-and landed middle guard Bill George the defensive team. The Giants had tackle Rosey Brown, besides Gifford on the attacking team and end Andy Ro- busteli and safety Emlen Tunnell along with Grier on the defensive squad. · .. Lions who made the first tearr were tackle Lou Creekmur anc arterback Bobby Layne on of- nse and linebacker Joe Schmidt, Ifback Jack Christensen and fety Yale Lary. The closest races were for the nter position on. the offensive am and one o f ' t h e linebacker: d safety positions posts on. the fensivo. Strickland and Lary ere hard pushed by Charlie Ane Detroit, Chuck Bednarik of the igles and Lindon Crow of the ardinals. .... York Gre«n Bay ·Jim Davidi Detroit ' ' a Crow, Chicago Carda Butler. Pitbburfb Barbizon Ranked Top 2-Year-Old NEW YORK, Jan.; 10 W) - The Calumet Farm's Barbizon, the 2- 'ear-old champion of 1956, was 'ated the No. 1 colt with 126 wunds today in the annual Exper- mental Handicap--and he's been put squarely on the spot. Barbizon is the third horse bret and owned by the Calumet Farm o be thus honored in the Experimental rankings which were inaugurated in 1933. The other'two Whirlaway and Citation, led the ist with-126 pounds in 1940 am 947, and both went on to become riple crown champions, coppinj he Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes Jis 3-year olds. v Bold Ruler, from the Wheatley [table of Mrs. Henry Carnegii 'hipps, and Clifford Lussky's Fed eral Hill were pegged together a ,25 pounds in the list compiled b; Frank E. (Jimmy) Kilroe, Joclcej Club handicappcr and New Yor racing secretary. Four other leading juveniles o last season are grouped togethe at 122 pounds. They are George D Widener's Amarullah, the Bohemi Stable's Ambehaving, Fred W Hooper's Greek Game, and Leo Edwards' Florida-bred star, Kin Hniran. Gen. W. W. Kratz's Cal fornia colt, Prince Khaled, an John A, Morris' Missile both gi 120 pounds. ' J. FRANK BROYLES . . . Missouri'! choice Missouri Picks Broyles as Coach ST. LOtTIS M -- The Missouri alley Conference has a new coin- ssioner and the University of issouri a new football coach. These were the most important evelopments as sidelights to the CAA's 51st annual convention ere yesterday. Norvall Neve, former athletic director at Wichita University, be- ame the Valley's athletic guider, ucceeding A. E. (Artie) Eilers. J. Frank Broyles of Georgia ech was chosen Don Faurot's uccessor as head football coach Missouri. The Missouri Valley Conference as itruggled gamely to keep gong since, the old Big Six mem- «rs pulled out in 1926. Eilers has wen associated with the league nee 1924, and was its. commis- oner for the. last 15 years. Neve got the. job at a lengthy session that took 10 ballots to ring an. agreement. The other andidates for the job, who had een screened by the faculty com- mittee, 'were Don Rossi, iformer Michigan State star now working ' for a sporting goods firm, at Dal-' las, and J. A. (Ike) Tomlinson,.' Arkansas State athletic director and new president of the American Assn. of Baseball Coaches. ',' The Rev. Charles L. Sanderson, S.J., 'of St. Louis University, presr ident of the Missouri Valley, said; Neve, 43, a native of Bison, Kan., was hired for three years. The; salary was not disclosed but was b e l i e v e d to be approximately $9,500. Dr. Elmer Ellis, president of tti* University of M i s s o u r i, an- mounced the appointment of Broy- ; les but did not disclose the new · coach's salary. It is understood to J be approximately $12,500. · Broyles, who is 32, has been back field coach at Georgia Tech the past six seasons.' Faurot, who invented the split-T offensive now widely used in football, stays on at Missouri as director of athletics. '· 8th Annual i HEREFORD CALF SALE 17 HEAD I TO -to MONTHS OLD MITCHELL COUNTY HEREFORD BREEDERS ASSN. TATI BROS. LIVESTOCK AUCTION BARN, Colorado City, T«» SATURDAY, JANUARY 12, 1957 -- 1:00 P.M. JUDGING SATURDAY, 10 A.M. . SALE ORDER AS FOLLOWS Females bull. Cfivmpton B«H ·. R-Chimpiofi Champion Ftmilt , D.b HcrkrMw, Bit V'»t · « Iiri Brown, Color.rfo City 1 * S. f. Ivchiiwit, B!$ Sprint . 1 Chtimy't Chokt Hir.fordi,. Colorodo City 1 Uilic Hamilton, Colorado City I R»y Htndtnon, Bi§ Sprint * * S*m C. Thom|»on, Rt. 2 3 Ulan* 1 W.H.C., Bit Sprint · ' KANSAS CITY, Jan. 10 Ift-Undefeated West Virginia Tech of Vlontgomery has an amazing scor- ng average of 107.1 points in 12 Basketball games. The team ii far in the forefront of the National Assn. of Intercollegiate Athletics. A distant second in the team scoring race is Baldwin-Wallace of Berea, Ohio, averaging Sl.l points in six games. The season's first statistical re port by the NAIA Service Bureau showed the leading defensive team was' Stephen F. Austin -of Nacogdoches, Tex. Austin has held opponents to an average of 48.5 points in 11 games. Pasadena, Calif. College and Pacific Lutheran were tied for runner-up defensive honors, each with an average of 59.3 points per game. NEW YORK l/n-A 3:59.8 clocking for the mile run stamped Laszlo Tabori of Hungary a fast runner. Last night he proved himself « fast talker as well, flatly denying statements which had him dissatisfied with living, eating and training conditions in Miami. The 25-year-old Olympian and his trainer, Mihaly Igloi, 48, few north yesterday after a Miami report quoted Tabori as saying, 'Jhere in Miami, people can't afford to give me a place like I'm used to." But at a New York press conference, the runner and trainer said the statements "were not made." They also said Miami was after the Olympic Games because of Russian suppression. Sports Illustrated sponsored their entry into the United States, and the track men are now being taken care of by the AAU which has arranged for Tabori to run in nine an excellent place 1,0 train and that New York was too cold. Specking through an interpreter Mid with rijrfeentativcs of Sports Ulmtratwi Magazine in attendance, Hw Hungarians Mid the trip to New York WM necessary to dis- MM pfp*r mining conditions wKft AAt iicrtury D»n Ferris, indoor meets. The first meet ton, and Tabori, Jan. 19 in Bos- who has never refuser) to (Mr Mt,« run on a board, track and says he won't before Uie actual race, claims he'll go through with his commitments as long as he gels the pnpcr training conditions. The conditions were to be discussed between the Hungarians and Ferris last night, but the AAU secretary was ill. Reached by phone, he did say, however, that I he would talk to them but indicated tlvere was no hurry about it. Ta'oori and Igtoi steined to think otherwise. They stressed repeatedly (tot their main concern was Tabori's condition and that they left the sunny South onJy because they thought things could he straightened out in the wintry North. Their Miami problem was sim- ply a matter of transportation, they said. Their hotel was about sk miles from the training facilities at the University of Miami and they had no way to gel there, they explained. Dick Neal. an assistant publisher of Sports Illustrated, pointed out that the magazine had given them two dollars a day spending money from Dec. 24, when they arrived in the country, through Jan. 7, and lhat this was not enough for taxi fare. Since Monday, when the AAU took over, they lind received no money and were no longer guests of the city of Miami as they had been for some days previous, driven Tabori him to said people had training while he was a city guesl. So faced with the transportation problem and seeing no tolution, Igloi said they asked to be returned to New York to talk with Ferris. The trainer said they had been offered quarters nearer the! university but that the alternate quarters brought up eating problems. 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