The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 4, 1948 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 4, 1948
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Chicks Advance In Cage Tourney ' Coming T«om Locei : To Blytheville in *;; District Competition .' : ./By JUM* Briekell •', (Imimltn SuSporta. Writer) : JONSSBORD. Ark.. Mar. 4.* 5J t * < ?* J ^ Court'r News)—Blythe- ville't HI«h School chick* advanced to quarter finali of District 4 basketball tournament here last nlglit rompine fo a 42 to 26 victory over Corning In an e«s y fa-shion. Coach James Fisher's chlckj Jumped out to tn early lead, commanding tn eight to four advantage tt the clone of first heal. : Th» margin of the fast moving i Maroon tnd White quintet was Ini ereue to M to H at halftfme. 1 With re«*rve« running In and out ! of the game the Chicks moved even further Ink) the lead in the i third period, counting 11 points while playing * stellar defensive , *»me in holding the Corning quint i to only three tallies at the score • retd 33-to.U at the end of the ' third itanza. , The Chicks eased up In Ihe fins! ; chapter, counting only nine mark• ers while Corning enjoyed Us best ; qutrter of the contest in outpolnt- ; Ing the Maroon Shlrto hy three j points as the final score reaii 4Z • . to 26 »l the close of the period. ' By virtue of their first round I rln the Chicks advanced lo the i quarter final round, earning the [ right lo meet Marked Tree who I advanced on a first round bye In ; the opening game of thc Thursday • night *eulon «t 7 o'clock. A Trip for the Chicks over the '. Indians would move them Into • semi-finals of the upper bracket ] where they would play Jonesboro at 7 o'clock Friday night. Dennle Gentry, the Chicks flaihy , guard, paced hU team In the scoring department by hitting the hoops for 12 points. Bob Mullen gained runner-up honors with elxht ~- tallies. R. B. HodRe, Ihe chicks' tenter, played a bang-up floor game tor the maroon tnd white, retrieving the majority of rebounds from under both baskets. -Box Scot*: Rly'vlll* (it) rim. (Z6) Cornlnc Jernlgan (I) ..f Ward Mullen (8) P. ...O) McOhce Hodge (5) O (1) Oliver Gentry (15) ..a. ..(5) BalliiiRcr Elliott (4) ....O. 15) White Substilullons: Blythevllle—Wyatt (2>, Hardy (3), Berry (2], slmon, ind Ducltn <4>. Corning—Lafferty Ahrent («), Williams. Banter, «n'd Cochran. ; Manila Defeata Tramann •'' The Manila Lions, another Mls- llssippi County entry, pulled the first major upset of<the tourney when they walked over the second-seeded Truman Wildcats 45 lo 36 in lut night's final first-round g*me. Coming from behind in the second quarter, the Lions commanded the game from there, on. They played their highly-favored oppon- | enU completely off their feet dur- ' Ing the last three quarters out- pointing them in every stania. [ The whole story was that Manila wa* hot and th« Wildcats Just couldn't get started. The Wildcats had their best time In the first jjer- tod gaining a i'lo « lead but faltered in the second round, .'. T. Harrjs, the Lions 1 elongated center paced both teams In potnl- rnakjng with 14 tallies followed oy his brother Marm HarrU, *ho played only the last half but scored » points. Atkinson'and Cude tied for high-point honort for the Wildcats .with eight each, . -.v tne win .advanced the Lions to *h< quarter-finals .where they, will pieet the Bay yellow JackeLs, 42 to • •victor* flyer Rector in the third Quarter-final ^scrap last night. Tiie Bay-Manila game is scheduled fo-- ; nine o'clock tonight. r Hurricane. B«l Pj ei[olt in th« onlyjuher game played Columbia Beats Princeton 76 to 50 for Hew Record BMTH1?1LL» (ARKJ OOUHTCT KKWt Gordon M. n,-™ of Miami proudly exhibits the 10-pound bonefish Hint won him $;jOO in Ilie CCOI-KC Kuppcrl lifhinc contest. Landed olr I.onc Kc.v Fla me big one cslablislird n now world record for this species caiifji-.i with roil ;IIK| fly. The catch is con*i(U-L crl OH. fl ,,(_ slaridiDt angling achiuvoiia-iit of the year. Army Sergeant Steals Eastern Boxing S/iovv NEW YORK, March 4. (UP> — New York tight, managers envied Uncle Sam today: for Mr. Whiskers I had under contract Set, Lclnnd ; Pillen, Ihc fhhttng paratrooper I who stole the sTinw during the Eastern Golden Gloves finals at Mad- I Ison Square Garden. A cnpcity crowd o f 11.920 sil w thc brown-hnlrcd shiBiicr from Forl rjraug. N. c,. batter his way tn the Enstcrn welterweight championship with Impressive victories In tlin wml-final and final rounds last nlcht. Tiie performances of this solidly built, brown-haired scrapper evoked much more comment nmong metro- polllan managers and trnlners than dirt Pittsburgh's second straight team victory, or title triumphs by Johnny Saxlon. highly United Brooklyn lightweight, and Coloy Wallace, the New York heavyweight who hud been advertised as "another Joe Louts." Although 22-year-old Pillen won his three-round bouts by decisions he battered two good hoys Into such complete submission that he Seemed to be hitting them with hammers. up two new Trippi Considers Offer As Baseball Coach ATHENS. Ga., March 4. (UP) — Charley Trippi, former University of Georgia football star, yeslerday was considering an offer of Ihe baseball coaching bcrlh at the University. Trippi, who played for the Southern Association Atlanta Crackers last season, would succeed J. V. Sikcs who recently was named linad tootbnll coach at the University of Knnsns. Trippi was ottered the diamond I J. Harm U4| . c . 1 Wilson (5) .... G Thrclkcld 141 o last night the tourney-favored Jonesboro Hurricanes had" Rn casv time with the PIRCOH Mohawks jii a quarter-final scrap winning 63 The Lenclivillc Lions, second- place winners in |h c Mississippi county tourney will .sec action against Paragould Bulldogs in a quarter-final game nt 8 o'clock tonight. Both Lcachvillc and Para- goulrt drew first-round byes Box score Maulla-T r u in a n n Kame: Manila («) To s. Trumann (30) '8) Atkinson Baker <ii jj f'-n,,!- i TcSk (2, ScurloS Sufetitutions: Mamla-XI. Harris '9>, Galloway (ll. GainmUl (2) and ^Nelson. Truninun-Cilde .«> Ed- wanls u>. Brown (4> and Blood- Docs Your Tractor Need Paint Look Drab? Ruifing? Going Slowly to Ruin? Better /«t Our Point Deportment catch it now - - In addition to having the best town, our shop i s also head^rler* for * real Iraclor P-int job. Com, in today , n< , ^ our only the best i m ple mc nt paint-the kind Harvester g. v . your Inctor when it WM Dyess and Wilson Cage Teams Advance in District 4 Tourney First-round play In the - CUs* "B" high school cage tourney, lower bracket tonight following the complelloji of opening play In the upper bracket Ian night. Four games are slated for tonight with Marmaduke meeting oreenway at « o'clock; Tech High of Para- (jould meeting Nettleton al 7- TJ'- ronza. playing Craw/ordsvlll e at 8 and Memphia tang. '")(t with McCormlck at t. In last night's opening play two of live Mississippi counly ejilrles, Dyess and Wilson, advanced lo quarter-final play by winning their RaniM while the third. Shawnee was falling by the wayside. In the first game, the Dyess Eagles, Mississippi County champions, waltzed to a 48 lo 35 victory over MoHcttc. third-place winners.' from Cr»lghrad County. i The Eagles witnessed very little, trouble in getting by Monette. cnmmandlng piny all the way. After two quarters of defensive sparring ho Eagles started moving in the last half and coasted lo their first tourney victory. Chtrley Dean. Sam Clark and Cnrroi Rogers tied /or high-point honors lor the Eagles, hitting the wu-kers for lo tallies, sallard paced Monette in point-making with 13 markers. , Marlon Defeats 8ha»m>e I S';™ 1 "" Hl(!h School's Indians! went on a last period scoring I .•>»>lurge but tumble to over- 1 wme tho strong i ra(i Rll ,,,cred by Mar on In |a,st night's second ,, nmc as they fell lo tii c |, mc O f a :;f K, .'•! count,. Mnnon pulled away In Uie At Kentucky Wildcat* At Tourney Play Opens LOUISVILLE, Ky,, M.r. 4. (UP) —The Southeastern Conference opened ii« annual uuk<rtball tournament here today with n of the 12 leanu hoping to break Kentucky's- domination of the event, Adolph Rupp'a WlldctU have won ihe SBC tournament for four consecutive years, and they are favored to do It again, «Her going I through the regular conference tch! 1 edule undefeated. Only one other team In the tour- nament—Tuiane's torrled Qreenles -wa« acknowledged to hive more than a prayer against Ralph Beard Alex arora, and company. Tulane won n of lt« 23 regular sea.wn games, and 13 of 14 conference starts for .second place In the standings tnd the second seeded spot in the tournament. That meant a probable Kentucky vs. Tulane final Saturday night ilnce the two team* were In oppo- slle brackets. Tidy Sum Beats Field In Featured Event At Oaklawn HOT SPRINGS, Ark.. Mar. 4.- Razorbock Coach Lists 19 Games On Baseball Menu PAYETTEVILLJ!, Ark Mir 4 <Upj_The University of Arkansas baseball team will take on ft» first postwar southwest Conference op- Ppnent when. It meet. Southern Methodist University at Dallai April 4, coach Herbert (Deke) Bracket t has innounced. The B. M. u. outing will be a double header. Bracket Indicated that he Is confining hU squad lo a It games non-conference schedule because of Ihe scarcity o/ potenllal talent. However, he M id he would have ten lelleunen hack Jrom last year's The following Is the IBM schedule: Mimphlan May Head taptittt of South , **enn., March 4 —MidBouth BaptlsU today aa- vanced the name of Dr. Robert G. L** of Memphis at a "probable nominee who would probably be elected" to the presidency o/ the the Southern Baptist Convention ..f^f.. w " ln Columbia, S. c,. on a Cotton Men Endorse Marshall CRP Propofol MEMPHIS. Tenn., March 4. (UP) —The Memphia cotton Exchange today endorsed the Marshall Eu- THimSDAY, MARCH 4 Sheriff's Deputies Face Trial on Murder Charge ROGBRSVILLE. Tenn,, Mmrch i (U.P.)—Kive hundred extra venire men were here today as the trial nn«lt«r4 *-_ I. r . . . iadTo^ns^^ u jistf^n. rxrrd &«r$S« -«~ -- future of the cotton industry. Selection or i The^exchange members called up-i peeled to lake tiif he would not accept » third errn M president "in keeping wilh the precedent of my three predecessors." University at at, Louis; April 24— lumbla; April 16, 17-Washington S. M. U. at Dallas (double header) • April 26-2T—Southern of Kansas here; April 30, May 1—Oklahoma A. and M. at fitlllwater; May 3 ^-Oklahoma City University at rencei^Apill It-Missouri "it Co^ c'ty here. 1 ^mf^d"^?!; 'iTmaiTers l'JS?" ' »? rln ^?™«l^lm I from wilh a .^1 Hish Pniiotses of Jonesboro turther tourney competition i i , to '' y - rllls ^" 0 ' "" f»ns that crowded inlo the Dyess HlRli School gym a big n,,j]|. Cox of state n| c h, copped high- IXHIII honors despite his team's toss «lU'lng 18 points with LaRuc- of "ilson k-adiiiR thr yiillclogs wll'li 8 u «"'? , : f ' nal l' lR .v In the tourney is scheduled to got imdcrwnv to •nion-ow night with the srml-n,,ni s nnrt ii d r- f °,' s "l»rdny morning and ihe finals Saturday night. Athletic Coach Fired After Feud with Klan . 0,1., March 4. ( In Time, BraAsy Lie and Tandls. Yesterday's »2000 Majestic Hotel Handicap wa 5 won by Tidy Sum I i In the best six-furlong time 'of the ' i cm-rent meeting—1:11,2. He pr.ld ,1*10.10 straight. In the dally double Baruna and Miss O'Hogan combined to pay $ 101.50. it was a big day for Ba- runa backers as he paid >43 70 to win. High S fn,H u. ,, «-m , C , K " KUlx Kla " e ^ 1(1 t clis " li5Si " f ™» »ie faculty of ncnrby Lakeview School yesterday. n n ? ! H F nlon - s " County School Board. 1,, a three-hour executive -<-«.on. upheld Bou'lnntl-., su'pen- UM u '° Werts ago by Mrs - \fi mmi county "'P'rii'tc. Afrs. Williams objected to publicity n H" , M SCl>001 dUrinB tll!- mouth Bowlnn " to shut his The feud began when Mrs Bow- laiirt. nn exucctaiit mot her, kic-kc.1 a burning Klan crass out nf her >'ard. BowJand. who believed the cravs hurning wns prompted by a fist right he had with a former student received a "grapevine." warning to leave Lakeview or he would be laired ami feathered. Instead he slacked guns In his home and said he would shoot to kill at the firn Klan move against his house.'' The former University of Kentucky football player and his wife are visiting his parents at Padncah Ky. He ha.s not been replaced at Lakeview school where he coached and liiushl history and geography. Can Be Fnnlrrt The pTtaimiizan. a grouse of thc tuiulru country, annualy dons a suow white creil when winter comes. H placed in a laboratory where the length of the day ca''i be shortened artificially, the bird will turn while oul of season. coaching joo at a meeting of the University Athletic Board's executive committee in Atlanta. Trippi said that he was "definitely Interested" In Ihe offer b-it (tcrlinrd m .«>• whether he will accept Minn he gets more details. His Racquet Hint to Olivers After long service, radiator and waler pump hose tends to deteriorate, tnd should be replaced 'o avoid having particles of fabric clog the radiator core. 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