The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 30, 1946 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, December 30, 1946
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, DECEMBER 1040- 'A" Caoers Basketball Coaches Wage War r* vutfvu . — » , -•» Towering Goons of Game Win Tournament . Cooler, Mo., Girls :- Take Top Honors in Leachville Event The Chick "A" squad caeers suo f ifuily completed finals play S:it- ay rilght to win the boys' chaiu- iiship m the LeachvlllR Hi^h £f:hool holiday tournament by do (fatlns the host quint 55 to 47. : 'jpooter, Mo., Girls copped top honors In their tourney contest by top- oUiig the Caruth, Mo., sextet 22-7, i Leachvllle's loss Saturday night «i)5 its first defeat in U gomes. The championship tilt was a close 1:011- itsi throughout the first, 'half with fhp'score standing tit a 21 to 21 tie ftp the end of the first two periods. * Adams, Leachvillc forward, led scoring by hitting the wicker fur ^ points. Mftvioii Guy, Chick fur- yard, was runner-up wilh 17 point giott, Lcachville forward, and Staf- fijrd, Cliick forward, tied at H tal- 1J£S each. . •< '' The" Cooler:' sextet took the let'd n'the girls' finals and maintained I throughout the game. The C:uut i jjrls were allowed only four poin f.' the first half and three In IHc ccond, with Cooler leading 11 halftimc count, 14 to 4. vjLadd of Cooler was high-i'corer «th nine points, followed by Browi <H Cooler with s^ceu. Brown v:ith four points ai;d Allen with three did all the scoring for CaruU). ' Captains Receive Trophies Ix>yal V. Norman, supcrintcudenl C.J Leeehvlllc schools, awarded trophies to captains of the winning Rams. i 'Starting line-ups and box scoie^ follow. ''' Boys' Came B'picville (551 Pos. Leachville (47) P8V (17) P Scott (14i Stafford (14) ...P Adams (231 Hardy (in c.... Johnson «U paldwell (8) G.... Anthony (Jt Foster (41 o. ... Showncs 13) ''Substitutions: Blythuvlllc—U. Ul- JJott (1), Smith, DucJos. Lcachville 7-Croom, Pierce, J. Welch. T. Welch, Smith. r 1 Girls' Game (Rooter (22) Pos. Caru',h f7) li'ttd (9) P Brown (!) i|, Laster (5)...P Allen i « grown (7) P C. Webb Rogers G rioss Williamson (i p.-I,aster G lo ics ' .Substitutions: Cooler — Chandler U ). Caruth—Odom, J. Webb, Ford, cClain. |_awson Paired Newcomer for Mat BatHe A mixture of scientific wrestling and rough wrangling is slated to RO jin' display tonight iii the weekb !9E match on the Legion Arena n-jat as Buck Lawson and Al Sznsz '"'' off against Roy and Jacl On Jicy • By IIAKKY GKAVSON NKA Spoils Fdltor NEW YORK. (NEAI-Sonu'l.hktli; has to be done to minimize the effectiveness of that goon under lite basket. •'Foothills Kurland of Oklahoma A. and M. scoring 58 points In one game last season, for example. A player, seven-feet lull performing In Ihe present ihree-^c-c- ond /one really should be nivcm a ticket to a wo. College conches have been cry- Ing about hiunan elrnfrcs uai'kl'.iB themselves under the Inicknl for several years, hul nothliiB has to n done nlraut It because mculors blessed with a young man pos.iefs- Ing a tremendous physical tage dlstikc to .see the subject put before the rules committee. "They Interfere with lHisk? as U should be played," y.iys Nat Holmnii of City College of Kc-v York. "When 1 played. IjuskfttlnH was a flvc-mnn, not a onf-man Kame. Teams with nil ultra-! all player now do nothing but feed him. The players are interested In team play only to thnt extent." •I don't like to sec lads uf (;[- Kanllc build make n Iraves'.y uf basketball at the expense nf av- cragc-sl/.crt players who ouuiiim- ber them more than 1003 'o 1," asscrls Oklahoma's lirucc Dmko. chairman o[ the baskcthull m\- lional research committee. Teams become completely dependent on skyscrapers," explains Old Origlnll Celtic iroliiiiin. "When |. Ihc big boy Is injured, takes sick | or Is olhci'wise unavailable, his f teammates go into movivnlng. Th?y t arc close to being helpless without him. Now Isn't that « fine w».y to build a basketball team? "When I played professionally. v;e didn't need a rule or rule cliauu. When elnnls got under the basket too frcrtvicnUy ami remained loo long we simply got them out of there with a bell hi (lie stomach or otherwise. "That wouldn't be cricket In college, of course, but then neither is a towering tree under the basket." The customers arc complaining, which Is why the professionals undoubtedly will be first to put the lowers In tliclr plitce. The pros play with both bulbs on the gn'.c, although there would be action in the college vimks, too, if the receipts fell ofT. When the fight ngnlnst gon)- tciullni' by players (if monstrous height was launched three ymrs ago, Conch Drake polled the nation's Americans Win Davis Cup Event ' Australians Bow To Tennis Stars From United States By I'lill, CUIlltAN Ilinilril I'rcss Hprjrts Writer) MELDOUIINR, Dec. 30. <UPl — flic hillllaul Aincrlcnu Davis Cup train scored n surprising, l>u( well- eil f>-0 victory over Aus'.rnlbi's overruled dcfuiHlllif; clKimpions lo- c3;iy, :tiul tit once prepared for ri liumplKinl return to thu Unltcit Slate's. JulillaiU after loiluy's voute, In which Jack Kramer tlnmipcc] Jack Brumwich ol Australia. 8-0. C-V. il-'lj niul Gardner Mulloy eased past Dln- ny Palls, 0-3. G-3, c-1. Captain Walter I'alo .said Ills Iwys liacl coma Ihroiifih "aljovc nil expectation!!." "I litul hoped we would win—«vcn by u 3-2 score—ljul. tlie lou-siduU. 5-0 count wns even more gmtiCy- inij," Pntc said after the nintc)ic..s. Tlie Aincrlcnii leader, Knun:;;' and Parker, with the historic cup. will Iciivc Australin by air for America on Jan. 5. Plans of the other mem- brrs—-Tccl SchroKlcr, Tom Brown, Mulloy and Billy Tnlbort—still arc Indecisive. Today's u'lndup matches, which! attracted a capacity crowd of 14,-' 000 for the third .striilda lime, were a stunning blow to the Australians, who luicl hoped lo recoup some of their lost prcsUtsc. Rut Broniwlch just didn't li:ive it ngninsL Hie clever Kramer, who seldom scored an ace, but .Uw;iy.s won the points that counted. He literally wore down the tiring Au.-,- tralian in winning a match that u'fu strictly n "consolation" nflair. Tlie three days of tournament here, which started last Thursday, attracted more than 41,000 persons and gross receipts totaled £0,000 pounds (approximately 5240,000). Tlie U. S. share of this is apoi'o matcly $40,080. Injured U. of A. Grid Star to Play Against LSD WACO, Tex.. Dec. 30.—(UP> — Coach John Bavnhlll of Arkansas said loday that Ills pile-driving Ij.ickflcld ace, John Campbell, has recovered from a sprained ankle and will be ready to start In the Cotton Bowl game against Louisiana State. Campbell suffered Ills injury In (he only full .scrimmage the Arkansas team has had in recent weeks. Coach narnhlll plans to use hh regular single wing and slioit punt formations In the bowl game, but intimated that he also plans several now lineups. I.SU Players Due Today DALLAS, Tex., Dec. 30 —'UP> — Tlie Louisiana State football team was expected to arrive here today by plane after completing their practice sessions for the Cotton How I sjamc against Arkansas. Coach liernie Moore was reported ready to string along with the T-forma I ion he used during the year, but he continued experimentation with his starting backfieki. He sent Jim Cason into the left halfback slot to replace Hay Coatcs, who switched to quarterback, where • will share chores with Y. A. tile. top-ulght drlllmastcrs, found that Do per cent favored curbing them.' Die-hards predicted that the new goal-tending rule awarding the opposition two points when n goalie touches a falling shot before it reaches the level of the hoop, \vasn t practical, but there has been absolutely no criticism of it. Drake now proposes that the three-second zone be widened into n seml-cli-cle, thus enlargliiK '.he restricted area into which the over-Dlongalcd lads must maneuver into and get out of. before three seconds have elapsed. Coach Holman and others v/oulc simply widen the straight lane l;j six feet, but don't particuir.vlj care about the shape of the none as long as players of norinnl halaht no longer rcqulic a ladder. 'Each member of this grappling ()})artel has in the past exhibited a 'capacity for variation in his Ifcstllng work. All arc capable of combining headword with their pflck'work and all can shift to rough Snd tumble methods with ease. •/Jack Welch and Buck Law-son are |h,e mi.--' consistently scienlifie l^cstlers uf the four. Roy Welch c:ers ruugj-or methods and has a pozncy to appear in the ring at Ijlexpected moments armed with Wild object with which pummel |s opponents. Al Szasz appear tonight for the Mississippron Resigns Washington RFC Position WASHINGTON, Dec. 30. (UP) — Jovial George E. Allen, longtime friend and political associate of President Tviunim, <ui»t U\c Reconstruction Finance Corp. yesterday, and nl the same time submitted proposals (or "a complete revision" ol Ihc UPC act. Allen's resignation Incomes effective Jan. 16, exactly a year from several years on ^rst time in card. In the two one-fall 30-mimile mie limit preliminary bouts. Jack . will skirmish wilh Buck lawson and Roy Welch will clash with Al Szasz. : Ripe ffpic ant extension ngcnl under Mv. Harrison during the last year. the date ot his appointment to ...j RFC board of directors. Mr. Truman appointed John D. GooiUoc, RFC general counsel and a native o! Kentucky, lo succeed Allen. Allen, who agreed lo serve only for a year when he was given the RFC post !ast January, said he planned to return to private business. He now holds directorships in more than 10 major corporations. The good-natured Mississippian, whose skill as a teller of anecdotes lias been a source of pleasure to the President, rose in u comparatively few years to a position as one ot the most powerful men in Ihc nation's capital. Tulane Freshman to Play In Tennis Net Finals NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 30.—(UP —Jack Tuero, Thlanc unlversitj freshman who provided most of the mid-winter sports carnival's tennis fireworks ycsteiday. will meet favored Eddie Moylan of San Francisco, tlie nation's Mo. EJ player, for the Sugar Bowl singles title today Tuero was leading Moylan, 1- V 0 in the first set when rain forcftc postponement of their champioil shio match yesterday. Ernie Sutler nini Frank Ciucrii sey will play the winner of Moylan-Harry Likas vs Tucrno Earl Bartlctt semi-final match lo the doubles title. Tuero whipped Sidney Green berg. 6-0, B-3, to enter Hie single finals, while Moylan moved hit the championship round by defeat ing Suiter, 6-1, fi-l. Gutter and Guernsey entered tl oublcs finals by defeating ..Gicen- and Herb Flam, but the ucvo - narllelt vs Moylan - Llkas atch was called because of dark- ess alter each team had won a cuee set. More Honors Heaped On St. Louis Cardinals, Series Champs tor 1946 ST. LOUIS, Dec, 30.— (UP)— Two o( the world's champion St. Ijouls Cardinals baseball team won further acclaim today when t lic Sporting News named Eddie Dyer the manager of the year and Stan Muslal, slugging first baseman tlie player of tlie year. Owner Thomas A. Yawkey of the Boston Red Sox was named executive or the year. Three minor league men won similar honors for their activity in the smaller circuits. They were Earl Mann, president of the Atlanta Crackers in Ihe Southern Association, Clay Hopper, manager of the JiiicmiUional League's Montreal Royals, and Sibby Sisti, shortstop for Indianapolis in the American Association. • Dyer won the manager's award for his direction of the Cardinals through the unprecedented playoff for the National League title wilh the Brooklyn Dodgers and for their victory over the. favored Boston lied Sox in tlie world's Scries. The citation for Dyer stressed that his club was weakened by winter player trades and by raids of the Mexican League, but that he solved his problems by shifi- inging Muslal from the outfield to first base, converting Red Schoen- dicnst into a second baseman, and otherwise juggling his lineup. He was also credited for the Cardinals' teamwork, spirit and courage. Sugar Bowl Contestants Get in Final Practice NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 30. (UP) — A sudden change In the weather today Insured cool—and perhaps even cold—temperatures for the Sugar Bowl as Georgia and North Carolina ripped through final preparations. Summery workouts on the Mississippi Gull ended for both teams as they wound up the final head-banging In rough sessions. Both planned light afternoon workouts today before taking oft for New Orleans tomorrow, and a New Year':; Eve of seclusion before the Wednesday battle before 73,000. There were lineup problems fur both teams. fn the Georgia camp, it was pretty definite that Johnny Donaldson would not be able to start at rjqht half. Donaldson, injured since before the Georgia Tech game, has no; rounded out. Eli lyfaricich, a }'. pound freshman, tentatively wis assigned the starting berth in the backficld. However, both boys were rcidv to play, although neither could star' North Carolina spent its last rough session still plagued by injuries. Lights for night airmail were installed first between Chsvcmw, Wyo.. and Chicago, 111. CHICK THEATRE 'Where Happiness Costs So Little" WEEKDAYS Box Office Opens 6:45 p.m. Show eUtU 7:M P.UL Last Time Today "Diamond Horseshoe-" (in Technicolor) with Dick ILiymcs, Hefty Grubte News and Cartoon Steel Oil Barrel Racks Any Size T. L MABRY 3 MISSOURI KT. PH. 3617 BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION 1'RICE ANYWHERES Reserved Seats or. Kale at the Legion Arena from 6 p. m. Every Monday Monday, Dec. 30 ADULTS <15c — CHILDREN I5c 8:00 p.m. Included) BOX SEATS 15c EXTRA TAG MATCH ROY WELCH and JACK WELCH versus BUCK LAWSON and AL SZASZ 2 1-FALL 30-MINUTE MATCHES Roy Welch Buck Lawson .. ' vs .... vs Al Szasz Jack Welch Tuesday "BLONDE FEVER" with rhittip Uorn ,fc Mary Astor Also Shorts New Theater Manila's Finest Shows EVCRY NIGHT Matinee Saturday & Sunday Box Opens Week Days 7:00 p.m. Sat.-Sun. 1 p.m. Coat. 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