The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 2, 1948 · Page 7
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, March 2, 1948
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TUESDAY, MARCH 2,1948 BI.YTI1EV1LLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE 8EVC* Chicks to Meet Corning Cagers In Opening Round of Tourney For Quintets in District Four i'he BlylhcviUe Chicks. Mississippi County Class "A" basketball champions, will mod Corning in the opening first-round gome of the District 4 Class "A" 0350 tournament ill Jonesboio tomorrow night, according to Ihe flrf.t-ronml pairings announced to'.lay by Athletic Direc- ,tor Clarence Gels of Joticslxiro High School, who Is In charge uf the uirnament. *— First-round palrlnss drawn up at a meeting of the District ^ Athletic Committee In Jonesboro three weeks ago placed the Chicks in the tourney's upper bracket alone with Jonesboro, picsotl, Marked Tree and Corning mid pitted nly- Ithevllle against Corning. first winner Iti cta\- County. In. r4jly first-round game of the racket. AM other members of the M'lSSCO Ball Enthusiasts Call Meeting Chicks Win County Cage Championship (upper bracket drew byes in open- ling piny. Manila and Leachville, other Mis- Representatives of the six teams seeking entry In the proposed Mississippi County Amateur Baseball League will meet in the City Hall l&issippi County entries In the Dis- ' here lomovvow night to approve a " ' ' "' league constituiion and elect officers. Tomorrow night's meeting was . trict affair, ' were plueed 111 the jlower bracket alont: with para- jgould, Bay, Rector and Trumann. Manila is pitted against Truman 1 first reported to be held in the of- for Its first-round play and will ' flees of the FrcO S. Sallba Coin- see action at n o'clock tomorrow t pany hut was changed due to the night and Leachville drew a first- j lack of room. The meeting Is called round bye. Paragould nlso drew a | [or 8 o'clock, bye. j Bill Godwin of lilytheville, prcsi Other games on tomorrow night's | dent of the league last yrnr, stilted sdiodul" include" H;\y vs. Rector at , ( m \ n y thai six trams luive suned j seven o'clock and Jonesboro vs ; , t nat they would enler tin: league. IPIBgott in a quarter-round tussle al New Foes Booked for Chicks' Football Schedule for Next Fall Athletic Director Firman "Nig" Bymira announced lortay » general shake-up In the niythevllle High School 10-18 (ootbiill schedule with the dropping ol three teams that aw action against the Clilckn last lally on the schedule until the con- tracta are returned. On Sept. 10 the Chicks will enter- alin the Kl Ooriido Wildcats for Ilic Fcajon's opener. The tollowlng week, Kept. II, they Journey to Paragould for a flush with their age-old rivals Ploy In State AAU Meet Moves Into Quarter-Finals Coach Bynum stated that football the Bulldogs, leliitlons with JJalcsvllli!, Mi-ssicK MesslckV&ept, 24 date remains 0- o'clock. I-'inals Saturday Night Osceola Is the latest entry, he said. filing notice of entry yesterday. Other teams seeking entry are Bly- First-round play in the district, thevlllc. Armorcl, Little River. Lines Imcet will be completed tomorrow , JI)d p lx>mlscd lj!vllli n , tR . ht , wi "' '?. c . ""^.^""iL.^™,!) Other question, to be decided to- and Tesarkana High Schools wen' broken following (he expiration of two-year ronlracts last your nnd that three new opponents will lie. lekcd up by Ihe Chicks this Full. He staled Hint 10 games hnve been rmntlvely lined up for the 181B eason wllh efforts undeiwny loi wo more tusseles Only one new- omer, Nashville. Ark., appears on he Chick's menu llius for. Tin Chicks will open, their chedule at home agnlnst the E Dorado Wildcats and will close a )H Nov. 25 against the For rest City Mustangs, their anclcn Day rivals. Uetweci thcM-. tvvo dates Ihr Chicks will pla. 10 games against trams highly rat cd in slnte football circles. Coach Uynum g^ve rio deflutit reason (or dropping the three scho ols from the Chicks' list, olher Ilia an over-nil «hake-up. nalravlllr an Mi • U k \\i-re due to coinr 1 In Ihevlllc for their I Ilia I his yenr nil Ihn Ohlrks were scheduled In BO —Cniirler Neils I'holn Coach James R. Fisher and ills Blythevllle chirka.vuvs are pklmed above atier they had deleated the c ichvillc Lions 36 to 31 in the finals ol the Mississippi Comity . "A ' vagi- tourney Saturday nljthl to gnhf ithe county championship. And the Chick mentor has a right lo be happy. slsied «„ .'get started Thursday! ,„— ^ — » ™^™ ™ - plorjnlp and h ,s first trophy. Members of U,e s ,,uad „ It's his !ust team, his first chaiu- Irfl tn riglu - Di-nnle ticulry. l'i-enlls I I i i • ri i 1 111 Un. Vinlyl Jliul * uw IHBI' I WIII UU V> III 1 1IILT IIF ILUL kS, H ^; m ^u P f,^"^' " the league wm become a member of the National Baseball Congress, [Friday night- with the -"'T'^Waf Sf^" SS --^win begin, and how many | gymnasium. | All persons Interested in the for- The District 4 Class 'B" tour- mftt ion of Ihe independent league Iney also gets underway tn Dyess nrc invltcd to nUcll(J the mcetin( . ' I tomorrow night with all three of , M| . Godwin stated I Mississippi county's entries. Dyess, j J Shawnee and Wilson, seeing action. I The Dyess Eagles, county "B" I champs, will meet Dixie of Greene | County in the tourney opener at 6 o'clock. Shawnee plays Marion I of crittendcn County at seven and 1 Wilson takes on State High of I Jone.sboro at 9 o'clock. The fourth I game tomorrow- night will pit Stan- I ford of Greene county against Le- I'-fcrito of Poinsett at 8 o'clock, flrirst-round ploy in the Class "B" lower bracket will get underway Thursday night at. 6 o'clock I with four games scheduled. Quarter-final play is sliited for Friday i night with the semi-finals to be I run off Saturday morning nnd af- ' ternoon and the finals Saturday ] Bight. Chicks May Knler State. Event First and second place winners fri both the "A" and "B" tournaments will be eligible for entry in : the state tournaments to be held Little nock later thLs month with the possibilities ol a third I team in each division being invited. Trophies will be awarded to the first and second place winners only in both divisions. .apinin Billy Bob Elliott, R. B. Hodge. Hob Mullen and Carl Wyail. stniidtng-Jlin llcrry. Dudley Jernigan. C Hardy. Coach Fisher, Alvln Duclos and Mosc Simon. Cage Dispute To Be Settled By Girls Teams The Wilson and Shawnee High School sextets meet in the Notre Dame's Giant Ki.ling Irishmen toy Eich and Hays Hand NYU First Defeat of Season i Cagers to Play For League Title up it. 1 ; league schedule unbeaten by drubbing Drake. 48 to 3 1 !. The A|rcl''s led all the way, holding a 26-17 By John Griffin United I'ITSS Sports Writer NEW YORK. March 1. lUPl This may be Ihc dismal "day alter" miirgln at the half. for the "saddened Vlolet.s of New '. • York University, but It's a day »f cflcbiatkin for Michigan, champion of the Big Nine, and Kansas State, champion of the Big Seven. The Violets suffered their first defeat in 20 games last night when Osceola High school gym tonight for R re-play of their county tourney 1 Madison Square Garc semi-final match which ended In meanwhile, was wra.. scoring squabble Saturday. The I Big Nine crown by whipping Iowa game is scheduled to start at 8 51 to 35, and Kansas state captured Three-Man Mat Show Is Staged In Legion Arena jsuis;^?. «*=; "•«' m^uierS r^i:;; ^ they dropped a bHterly-foucht f>4 to 58 decision to Notre Dame »t j took over the role of "iron niiin" at The ll»ys Grocers and the I.oy Kltli Miitormen will meet on the] Armory court at 8 o'clock tonight In live Jlrsl Kutne of tHc Blylhcvllli 1 . Y's City liaskelball League clmm- plonshlp play-olf. Winner ol two Kitmcs in the thiTO-icnme scries will be diTlaivcl cii v champions. The Grocers uiu winners of first-hall play In Hie league and the Motormen are winners of second-half piny The acc- Al present Coach Bymmi is "feel- Inji out" several teams In this vicinity In an effort to fill llnj two remaining open dtUcs Iti on the ChicKs schedule. He stated that he had bced dickering with CnntheiM'lllij. Mo., and Greenwood. Miss., Ill search for games but so fur had been unable to line either tenm up, Me nl«o sbilI'd that he had sent "feelers" to several schools In Western Tennessee und Southeast Missouri but had heard nothing as yet To Open Sraaou With Kl Dunuln The two open dates on the Chick'* roster games fall on Sept. 24 and Nov. 12, The remainder ot the schedule en with the Chicks invading Little ock on Oct. 1 to take on the »tate lampion Tigers. On Oct. 8 the hicks play the Pine Bluff Zebras In Ine llluff and on the following eekend, Oct. 16 Jonesboro's Oolden lurrlciuie.i come to Haley Field to leet Ihu Tribe Iti the annual re- iew»l of one of the hottest rlvalrle. n the slate. Snblaro Is next on the Chlckj list vlih the Trojans coming here Oct. 2. Nashville, » Class "A" team lalllnK from Ihe Southwest Arknn- ILS "foutuiill hotlied," replaces BRt- esvllle on Ihe Chicks schedule, Iii- vadltiK Illylhevllle on Oct. 29. grrki To Fill Open I>»tr« On Nov. 8 Blythevllle goes to North IJtt'ie Tlork to late on Conch Sam Cook's Wildcats and Ihc Tcx- arkana dulc ot Nov. 12 remains The lust two games on the sr.hed- uto are hnokud wllh llelenn and Forrest Clly but Ihe HeUnia cnuaKC- incnt is .still mdUInlli: due to the uncertainly ot Ihc slnte plny-off lates. Helena WIIA Included on the Chicks 1011 menu but the Rnine wii!; automatically cancelled due to conflicting dates wllh the play-off. LITTLE ROCK. March 1. A> expecUd, Morgan Tninrinrt «t Little Rock, Stamp* RC Cota tad Carliile looked 1008 in moving M* the quarterfinal* of tht SUU AAU men's buketbcll tournament here yeiterday. Morgan, led by ctnUr Ken Oreo well, defeated Morrllton 57 U> 43, while the RC Colt flvt outran tint outsliot Arktnui Collet* It to H. O. Crank scored V points (or th»' Stamps quintet, topping Bob Rutherford's 18-polnt totil {or the vllle team, tentatively tiiken care of. However, hit pointed out that some of the 10 schools lined up have not returned signed contract! and thai Ihesc (,'nines cannot he declared ndtc- In addition to. Urucmvood find Caruthersvllle. Coach Bymim sliitci: that he liled to obtain KIUTICS wllh Hllssellvllte, hln high nchoiil ulini mater but that negotiations failed lie sain Hint lus hud several olhci teams In mind for Die two opci dales nnd that he would contnu them in the near future. This schedule very nearly stack up with the one faced by In Chicks last year. About the only dlf fcrence, aside from the miw teams Is that the Tribe will bo playing u their "blK Kames" excepting Jone.s horo and Kl Dorado, on forely tleldi. However, the home schedule, a It stands now, will supply local fai In other second round f*mM jrw> terday: Carlisle defeated VUlco Flyers, H to 44; Hendrlx 5S. Joneiboro U; Klnney Shoe of Llttl* Rock M, Jonesboro Bloodhound* W', 47, Ouachlta Gubf M; Ar Sporllng Goods 84, Everette 45; and Ouachlla «9, Little Rock JC 44. In first round g*m«i yesterday: Little Rock JC 80. Judsonta M; Ouuchlta Cuba 2, Sigma Chi, d«- f it nit; Ourks 86, Long's Plantation 48; and Arkansas Sporting 15, Beebe Junior College «7. The best program of the ex el will \x an tap tonight when Held Is reduced to semi-final Carlisle and Stamps KG Cola meet the first gnme while HendrU and iney play In the second encoun- . in other games Morgan Trt'.l y Oinichltn and Ozarkn will fact kunsns sporting Goods of Pay- cvlllc. otiil of Ihe series will bn o'clock. In regular tourney play Saturday morning the Wilson-Shaw nee semifinal game was declared no contest after a scoring controversy which ended with both teams ile- tt.s crown by beating Kansas. 61 10 the American Legion Arena here ^ last night and came within one tall \ ^, of making eood his boast. p ]|,y c ;j Thursdny night and the 60. 1 lucky earlier tliis season, came from I Hlckcy, two yrapplcrs scheduled to N'otre Dame, which upset. Ken- I When Paul Stanley and Prank behind eight limes to trip N. Y. U. Kevin O'Shca of the Irish and Ray daring themselves victors of the ' Lumpp of N. Y. O. tied for scoring ' tilt. Winner of tonight's match meet the Keiser girls In the finals Thursday niRht. Keiser won the right to participate in the championship game by defeating Osce- honors with 18 jxjinls each. Despite the snapping of their The Chicks stand a eood chance I ola in another semi-final Satur- games and the championship was of getting to make the stnte tour-j day. Osceola will meet the loser of nament. Should they get by Corn- i the Wilson-Shawnee fracas ling in their first-round match,' consolation game to decide third- then they would be pitted against. ; place winner Thursday night. perform here last night, failed to show up for the mat event, Promoter Mike .Meroney hustled around In an effort to find replacements but he could only find line, Bob DeMarce. And just when it looked as if the show would not go on, Roberta came forth will] his boast thai he would take on both DeMaice and Mike Chiiconm. the fourth member undisputed cage title Q r the quartet scheduled for last streak, the Violets are expected Lo get a tournament bid soon. Michigan's win over Iowa was the Wolverines' 10th in 12 conference their since 1029). The victory probably clinched the district four spot in the 1927 (they tied f for first m night. Meroney took the red-head up on , if needed will be plnycd next A preliminary came between the Wakefleld Service Station quintet nnd the Sleelc Independents Is scheduled to precede tonight's main event .slni-llng nl 7 o'clock. Bruce Edwards Listed As Only Dodger Holdout NEW YORK. March 2. tUP) Catcher Druce Edwards was listed ns Ihe lone Brooklyn holdout, today after Dodger officials announced that shortstop Tec Wee Reese both DcMarce and GMai.tmia in two the Marked Tree Indians in the; According to reports received | N c A . A. tournament. , UU t,. w»* n n,* ... quarter-finals, should they get by; here the scoring question In the [ M i chlglm i ed 29-22 at the half. I s!nK ] c matches „,. .„=,.. ..„ .,, Marked Tree they would get an- : Wilson-Shawnee tilt Saturday arose bm Icnva uned up to 31 . 31 short , y j c , ac and tnc SKoaA wuh Dc . other shot at the Jonesboro Hur- I when a Wilson forward fired a field j a ,, er t]lc start of Lhe seco nd half. his offer and matched him against i nnri second Imscman Eddie Stanky had signed I heir itHO contracts at In the semi-finals which ; goal through the hoop Just as the _ put them In a good post- j final whistle blew. Wilson officials i lion for an invitational bid even If | claim -that the shot was made be- The Wolverines then scored 20 of I Roberts lost the first in Ihe linn! the next 24 points and pulled away, j (a u wnen he ]ct chneomn slip a....... ' Mack Snpronowicz of Michiga from him just when it Bern Hcach. Pla. At the same lime. 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