The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 21, 1952 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, January 21, 1952
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»ct Gloves Tournament Enters Final Round 17 Bouts on Closing Card In Osceola's Gymnasium OSCEOLA—Tonight Is payoff night in the Northeast Arkansas Golden Gloves elimination tournament here. It's the night, when the survivors of first and semi-final rounds matches bang away at each other for the tournament championships and trips to the Mid-South tournament in Memphis next month. Tonight's fights start at 8. Seventeen bouUs are on UmlRht's tie lightweight will go against Joe final card. Included among these Wells of Osccoli In another open are six nove and three open Ool«•*. a*/* nv.c HUM vii*tc uijcii vju»- uuui*. rtuu in Hiioiner joiners IJOD- den Gloves matches. The others are by Speck will meet Gene Winter exhibition bouts between boys who cannot make the Golden Gloves weight. ~**>*'" r lufiigjik .1 linaj DOUC5 nild OC There will be several outstanding ceola High School oj/lclals are urg- lights on tonight's card. Among ing all persons Interested in seeing these an open featherweight bout, the final round to get to the Oscco- between Shawnee's Henry Harri- la High School gym early n.s there son and Burdette's Dave Johnson. n re no reserved seats. All sent* arc In another Sonny Jenkins of Caraway and L. D. Rolirschteb of fiar- ton. J. W. Gore. Burdette's classy Jit- Junior Tourney Pairings Made Special Bracket Set Up for Leachville, Blytheville Teams LUXORA—The bracket for the county, junior boys basketball tournament to b« held here Feb. II-IS .was drawn up at a meeting of the county's athletic committee here Saturday. Action cr, the fixing of the bracket was delayed due to » squabble over what to do about Leachville and Blytheville the county's two top teams. W. V. James, Luxora High School principal and a member of the • thletlc committee, announced the pairings this morning and Mid that Leachvllle and Blytheville have been placed In « special bracket with one of the two being •ssured of going to the district tournament and the other "virtually assured." Leachdlte and Blytheville are the only teams in their bracket which has been termed as the lower bracket. Therefore they will play in a semi-final game and the winner will be declared the champ- Ion of the lower bracket. The champion of the lower bracket will then play the champion of the upper bracket, which Is made up of the other teams in the county, and the loser" of the lower bracket will piny the loser of the final game of the upper" bracket for third place. First, second and third place teams will be allowed t« enter the district tournament. Tn other action Saturday the committee named J. T. Conner of Blythevilte as the third official for the senior boys county tournament to replace Harold (Trigger) wall of Manila who refused to work the tournament. Other first round pairings for the tournament nre: Gosnell vs. bye; Dell vs. Shew- nee,' Wilson vs. Osceola, Dyest vs. bye, Keiser vs. bye, Luxora vs. Manila, • Missco vs. Burdette and Armorel vs. bye. Luxora, Manila and Osceola submitted bids for the boys tournament with Luxora winning out. Buys Tycooi Texas tycoon New York Grid Yankees DALLAS, m— Giles Miller, youthful textile tycoon, had professional football in Texas today but has denied offers he was reported to have made for Doak Walker and other stars. The 31-year-old president and general manager of the Texas Textile Mills, which has international trade, planned to go to New York to wind up the negotiations under which he acquired the New York Yanks franchise in the National Football League. No sooner had the news of the sale come than rumors of an offer of S230.000 for Walker, the former Southern Methodist University All-America now with Detroit, nnci bids for other Southwestern grid- bout. And In another Joiner's Bob- >f West Memphis. A sell-out crowd IK expected to watch tonight's final bouts nnd Oc- so.'d on a first come, first sold basis. Twenty semi-final bouts were reeled off Saturday night nnd there was plenty of action for the fans. Tonight's Pairings 66-10 Pound Class: Buddy Gray (Osceola) vs. Buddy Parks (Osceola). 71-74 Pound Class: Jimmy Cllnc (West Memphis) vs. Don Howe (Wilson). 75-78 Pound class: Jimmy Mead (Trumann) vs. Bill Kllburn (Etowah). 79-81 Pound Class: Rayon Holloway (Dyess) vs, Wayne'nargraves (Dyess). 86-8D Pound Class: Dickie Upton (West Memphis) vs. Jerry Jones (Dyess). 90-93 Pound Class: Bobby Slngg (Keiser) vs. Jerry Spencer (Osceola). 94-S7 Pound Class: nay Franklin (Burdette) vs. Floyd Robertson (Dycss). 1-100 Pound Class: Billy Richards (Dye.w) vs. Douglas McSpadden (Trumann), subbing for Dave Harndon (Wilson), Novice Flyweight: Herman Tlp- pett (Triraann) vs. James Bagley (Joiner). Open Flyweight: No entries. Novice Bantamweight: Russell Brock (Kels'er), unopposed. Open Bantamweight: No entries. Novice Featherweight: Leo Cooper (Blythevllle) vs. Laburn Coursey Trumann). Open Featherweight: Henry Harrison (Joiner) vs. Dave Johnson (Burdette). Novice Lightweight: Sonny Jenkins (Caraway) vs. L. D. Rohrscheib Barton). Open Lightweight: Joe Wells Osceola) TS. J. W. Gore (Burdette). Novice Welterweight: Donald Johnson (Kelser) v«. Charles Bell (West Ridge). Open Welterweight: Bobby Speck (Joiner) rs. Gene Winter (West Memphis). Novice Middleweight: Joyn Koldus (Trumann) re. Louis O'Neal ITrumann). Open Middleweight: Harold Burch (Wilson), unopposed. Novice Lightweight: Bobby McLean (Keiser), unopposed. Open Lightheavywcight: No en- Bt,YTHEVn,r,E {ARK.) COURIER KEWf MONDAY, JANUARY 21, 19W 15 Games on County's Cage Slate This Week; Leachville vs. Puxico Tonight ARMOREI. filliLS—RopKscnUnj Armorel High —Courier Newi Photo School in Mississippi County's girls basketball race Lett and Dorothy Lott. Back row—Pay* Odom, Bar- this winter are these nine girls. They are: front row bara Jones, Dclores Edens, Bobbye Hudson and (left to right) EernlcG Odom, Martha Tart«, Bobbye Yvonne McCann. Mid-Year Exams Cut College Basketball Action This Week By ED CORRIGAN ' NEW YORK- (/tv-collegc basketball races slow down to a snail's pace this week-an annual situation loused by mid-year exams—but even so there are some games on tap that could decide the eventual conference winners. Some of the unbontcns-lhcre are only live left^gct Into action against foes that are capable of smash- ng t-heir proitrl records. The unbcnlcns. nre Kansas (13-0). » — owa (12-0), Illinois (il-O), ' Du- uesne (11-0) and St. Bonavcnture 10-0). Iowa goes right nt it tonlsht against Indiana. The Hawkeycs are ending the Big Ten with five vlc- orics to- four for the mini and nothcr win against Indiana would keep them in front nt lercst, another A'cek. Illinois does not have a league •nme this week. De Paul Is the Only Three Tilts Scheduled In Southwest This Week DALLAS Iff 1 )—Southwest Conference basketball players cram for examinations instead of trying to crarn the baskets this week. nly team on the lllini slate. The ""° "* "'" """• •"<•>•>•"•& cague race has settled to a battle they're-played at week's end. ' ""• s anrl vnrv Texas Christian, rolling along at ctwccn Iowa and llllniois and very rassibly may not be settled until Kansas.' the No. I team In the clty Silturda y nl B'iL In the feature ;ry in the Assoclnt" ' ~ " eam ' 1 nces gainst Novice Heavyweight: Donald Acree (West Memphis) vs. George Richardson (Keiser). Open Heavyweight: Tullos Mead (Trunmnn), unopposed. Saturday's Result! 71-74 Pound Class: uon Wilson) declsioned Qnry (West Memphis). Howe Rush 75-7S Pound Class: Bill Kilhum (Etownh) decistoned lley Ellis (Os- 86-89 Pound Class: Dickie Upton (West Memphis) decisioned Dorman Dent (Dyess). Jerry Jones Dyess) dccisio'ned Ralph" (Dyess). Maban aers, Including Sam Baugh Washington, started flying. of -»r-ll . ".'"15. Miller, who said nothing hod been done as yet toward club policy declared with a chuckle: "Wnlfccr might be worth S250.000 but I don't recall sending any telegrams or trying to buy anybody. There are no deals ot any kind cookim- " 90-93 Pound Class: Bobby Stagg (Keiser) defeated Lloyd Moore (Osceola), technical knockout 13 seconds of third round. Jerry Spender (Osceola) dccisloned Billy Hall :Etownh). 88-100 Pound Class: Dave Harn- rten (Wilson) decisioned Douglas McSpacirtcn tTrumnnn). Billy Rlch- nrds (Dycss) defeated David Dodct (West Memphis), technical knockout, 23 seconds of third round. Novice Flyweight: Herman Tippett (Trumann) defeated Billy McLean (Keiser). technical knockout, second round. James Bagley (Joiner) defeated Bobby Phillips (Osceola) default. Novice Featherweight: LTO Cooper (Blytheville) defeated Joe Foreman (N'eltlcton), technical knockout, second round. Laburn Courses 1 iTruuann) decisioned Melvln Meavcr (West Memphis). Novice Lightweight: Sonny Jenkins (Caraway) dectsioncd Billy Teague (Trumann). L,. D. Rohr- schcib (Barton) dcclsfoned Alfred Collie (Burdettc). Open Welterweight: Bobby Speck Una State • with West Vli-gliiln: In the Missouri oimtry In the Associated Press poll. a real rugged assignment „ -J Knmns Sttite Saturday light, anil the result might determine the winner of the Big Seven. Duquesne hns the week off and t. Bonaventure goes against Youngstown Saturday night. Kentucky Tlaj-s Tech The No, 3 team in the nntion, Kentucky, should have no trouble gainst Georgia Tech tonight. In the Southern Conference, ,thc ndisputedllnarier is North Caro'-- "'-'- -"' the runner-up— - - 1 Vnlley there's n showdown slated for Saturday involving Defending Champion Ok- Inhonm A. & M. and St. Louis, the fifth ranked team in the country. Penn and Cornell nre running one-two In the Ivy League, which is just about what they were supposed to do, while in the Southwest Conference, Texns Christian with an overall record of 14-1, one of Ihe best in the country, is riding along at the heart of the class with a 4-0 mark. Any of three teams might grnb off the Skyline title. Brighnm Young is the leader with 3-0, but Utah (5-1) nntt Wyoming (3-1) nre in the running. Washington is the undisputed king of the Pacific Coast Northern Division with 5-1, while California leads U. C. L. A. over south with 4-2. game. TCU only leads the conference race with four victories against no defeats and have won 14 out of 15 games. Bnylor and Rice will fight "to sec which stays out of the cellar at Wnco Friday night. Baylor holds that dubious honor right now. Rice showed Its best basketball of the season Saturday night In edging Arknnsns on.its own court 48-46. It was the Owls' first conference victory. Texas A & M, tied with Texas lor second place, each with a 3-1. record, meets University of Houston at Houston Friday night. George McL«od didn't play last week but easily held onto his lead in season and conference scoring. The big Texas Christian center has rolled up 273 points lor the season and 15 in conference play. Varied Uses Some Inedible nuts are used to make soap, paints oils, varnish, buttons, and cigaret holders, according to the Encyclopedia Britannica. (Joiner) defeated Billy Drennan (Osceola). technical knockout, second round. Gene Winter (West Memphis) defeated Lavclle Cox Dycss). default. Novice Welterweight: D o n a.1 rt Johnson (Kclserl defeated Lowell Scott (Barton), technical knockout. 1:03 of second round. Charles Bel! (West RJdgc) decisioned Elgcnc Hnmllton (Burdette). Novice middleweight: John Kol- rius tTrumann> defeated Connie Cogglns (Carawayt, default. Louis O'N'enl (Trumannl defeated Clinton Daniel (Burrtette). default. BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING There are only three games, none :ountlng in the title standings, and the head of the parade, plays Oklahoma City.University at Oklahoma Comiskey Said 'Considering' Several Offers CHICAGO. (/P>—Chuck Comiskey. resigned vice president of the Chicago White Sox, the club his grandfather founded, was reported considering several offers for new jobs today. The Dallas News said the 26-year Jri Comiskey has been offered an executive position with the Liberty Broadcasting System of Dallas—a network that will air the White Sox games next season. Gordon McLencion, president of Liberty, was not immediately available for comment. Come and Get It, Goose Finder Say* ROCKFORD. 111. ax Young . . found the back seat of his parked car loaded with groceries, including a goose. At last report, he had stored them in his home refrigerator, waiting for the person who made the mistake. Quick freezing methods have now been worked out lor 35 different fruits and 37 different vegetables Mobley, Fields On Wrestle Card Rex Mobley and Lee Tlelds are scheduled to team tonight in Ih tag match feature of the Ameri can Legion's wrestling bouts at Memorial Auditorium. Opposing them will be another U?am of veteran heavyweights—Red Roberts and Chico Cortel. Mobley and Fields are one of the most popular teams ever to appear here. Tonight's appearance will be their first here as a team in several months. In the preliminary (route, Mobley will meet Corlez and Fields will take on Roberts. Sites for District Tourneys Fixed Joimboro High Get* Clot* A; Wilson I* Awarded Cfvss B JONESBORO — Dates and sites or District Three'j five high school basketball tournament were fixed yesterday at the annual meeting of the district's superlntendentE, prln- =lpal4 and coaches In Arkansas State College here. Jonesboro High School was ,warded the Class A senior boys' loumament on a bid a! |2,2JS and Wilson got the Class B boys on a *!ld of 80 per cent of the gross re- leipts. These tournament* will be neia Feb. 28 and 29 and March 1. The senior girls tournaments will je held at Greene County Tech In "aragouli which bid $1,225. Date for •Ms tournament wai fixed as March Joesboro and Bay got the two lunlor high tourneys. Jonesboro was awarded the Junior boys on a bid o( >250. It will be held 20-23. Bay got the Junior girls tournament on an expenses bid. This tournament la scheduled for F«b. 18-20. A rhubarb was caused by the awarding of the Class A tournament lo Jonesboro but it was to no avail. Preceding the meeting. Coach Ethridge McKeel ot Leachville asked lor a poll of the coaches to see If they favored-Arkansas State as the site for the college. The vole was unanimous for State. No Brackets Made But when the Executive Committee retired to open bids, Jonesboro was the only school bidding on the tournament therefore It was awarded to the high school. During the rhubarb, it was pointed out that Arkansas State has a national wrestling tourney scheduled for its gym on {he dates of the tournament so the entire body voted to sustain the Executive Committee's action. No tourney brackets were drawn up at yesterday's meeting. The A bracket will be drawn up within 10 days and the B, senior girls, junior boys and junior girls brackets will not be drawn up until after all county tournaments have been completed. In -other action, yesterday the group elected Loyd U Goff. superintendent of Jonesboro's schools as district president. He succeeds Phillip Deer of Wilson who was elected as a member at large to the Executive Committee. Other officers elected yesterday were Wylie Key of Marked Tree vice-president; Wayne Dent of Bay. secretary; »hd Leslie (Dukie) Speck of Osceola, Treasurer. Recommendations, for tournament officials were also made at yesterday's meeting. Recommended for the Class A meet were Jim Murdaugh Preston Watts and Zeke Taylor. For the Class B tourney. Everett (Skeetsrl Kell, Harold (Trigger) Wall and Ebb Pickens were recom Blended. Robert (Polly) Block and Roy Ashabranner were recoroinended for the Junior boys and Bobby Scott and Graham Dixon were recommended for the junior girls. Paps Play Humes Tomorrow Night; Chicks Enter Paragould Tourney With mid-term examinations out of the way, Mississippi County's basketball teams return to full scale action this week with a total of 15 games on schedule. Action gets underway tonight with Leachville playing the colorful Puxico, Mo., live in Arkansas State College's gym in Jonesboro. Then Tuesday night and Friday night will be Jam-packed with action. Th« biggest part of the week's load will be removed tomorrow night with nine games to be played, one of these nine will be played in Blytheville with the Blytheville Paps meeting Humes of Memphis. In one of tiie top-flight B games tomorrow night girls teams of Osceola and Keiser clash In Keiser. These two teams are considered by many as the two top sextets In the county and there will be much Interest surrounding this game. Burdelte's Pirates get back in action tomorrow night In a doubleheader with Missco High teams at Burdette. in the first game the girls t*sm will clash with the boys team* playing in the second. Shawnee at Luxora Bhawnee and Luxora are scheduled la ao battle In a doubleheader at Luxora tomorrow night with Wilson and Bycss clashing at Dyess and Manila journeying to Monette. After playing Puxico tonight, Leachville goes to Newport for another game tomorrow night. And at Dell tomorrow night, Coach Bob Edwards' Dell teams will do battle with Armorel. Blyiheville's Chickasaws will not see action tomorrow night. Thursday night they are scheduled to play Cardwell, Mo., in the quarterfinals of Paragould High's Invitational tournament. The Paps also see action Thursday night in a doubleheader at Dyess. Only four games are on schedule for Friday night. In these Armorel goes to Shawnee, Dyess plays at Dell, Luxora and Burdette do battle at, Burdette and Missco plavs at Keiser. 'Frisco's Cable Cars The first cable car climbed San Francisco's steep Clay Street hill in 1813. Several of the city's hilliest sections now are served by electric trackless trolleys. Arkansas AAU Tournaments Set for March LITTLE ROCK. «P>—Marcfa wJB be the main tournament Beaton again for AAU championship* to Arkansas Dates for 1851 aventa van approved yesterday at the >nnw4 mid-winter meeting of the 8Ub* Both men's and wom«n'» basketball tournaments will be held to March. The women's championship will be decided at Cabot March *-«. Th« men's tourney wlH b» •* Little Rock March »-u. The boxing tournament tor HM regular weight elassea, both noritt and open division*, wttl open Mwreh 7 In Little Rook tad continue '' 8 to 10. The special weigh* boxing nament, for smaller boyr will held at North Little Rook Bow* club, but the date* bar* not wt been fixed. The special weight* wreettina tournament wiM be held at Arkansas School for the Deaf March 1S- 16. The tournament for the regular classes is scheduled for March 2*. 29 at the El Dorado Boys' Club. a Tech Awarded C AIC Track Meet LITTLE ROCK. sag Intercollegiate _„ vl , w „„„ and track meet will be held at Ar- Arkan- Conference field kansas Tech In Russellvlll* May 9-10. AIC coaches voted Saturday to hold the meet at participating schools on a rotation basis. It hai been a fixture st Little Rock sines World War Two. An odd Juniper tree, found en the Crooked River in Oregon, grows like a spire 40 feet In th« iir. It looks like a domestic shrub. U. S. 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