The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 22, 1952 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, January 22, 1952
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, 7ArTPA*Y M, IMt fAMC.) CUURfJlR NEWS 21 Champions Are Crowned In NEA Golden Gloves Finals New Collegiate Loop Proposed Southern State Prexy Suggests Six State Schools Band Together MAGNOLIA. Ark. (If}— A new athletic conference of the six state- supported institutions now in the Arkansas Intercollegiate conference has been proposed by the president of Southern State College. Dr. Dolph Camp yesterday released a report which he said he would make to Horace Thompson president o[ Arkansas A & M. College. Thompson is chairman of an AIC committee studying possible deemphasis and other rule changes on a conference-wide basis. Dr. Camp suggested that Southern, A & M., Arkansas State, Arkansas State Teachers. Arkansas Tech and Henderson State band together and continue subsidization ot athletes on a basis to be agreed upon by the schooLs. Because they didn't want to sub- aid i» athletes, three of the II AIC members have withdrawn from football championship competition. They are Hendrix, Ouachita and Arkansas College, all church' supported schools. J One Not State Supported Little Bock JC also is withdrawing to Join the Big Six JO Conference if Arkansas, Texas and Oklahoma, Only one member of the AIC •which Is not supported by state funds still competes In football. This is the College of the Ozarks. a Presbyterian Institution. Dr. Camp urged that open aid to athletes be continued, contending that a conference wide deemphasis would lead to "under the table" aubsidlaatton. On the matter of controlling sub. sldiiation to the proposed conference, he suggested that: 1. Each school award as many scholarships in as many sports as ita authorities desire; or each college be allowed to award 22 football and 10 basketball scholarships or 25 scholarships in all sports, leaving it to college authorities to determine how many per sport. 1. Scholarships be limited to room, board and fees or be given in cash equal to room, board and fees. 14 Fights End Osceola's Tourney; Dyess Top Team OSCEOLA—Foui-teen young boxers from all sections of Northeast Arkansas won the right to represent this section in the Mid-South Tournament of Champions in Memphis next month by winning championships in their respective weight brackets in the finals of Osceola's fifth annual Golden Gloves elimination tournament last night. Fie/cfs, Mob/ey Victorious In Wrestle Bout Lee Fields and Bex Mobley celebrated their reunion as a tag wrestling team here last night with a victory over Red Roberts and George Caiogne in the main event of the' American Legion's wrestling bout* at Memorial Auditorium. Calogne, a big, tough heavy* weight, was called in as a last minute substitute for Chico Cortex who was scheduled to team with Roberts but who couldn't make the trip here. It was hLs first appearance before a Blytheville crowd. Fields and Mobley got the decision by taking the first and third falls ft the best two of three falls affair. They won the first fall in 14 minutes with Fields beating Roberts in eight minutes with drop kicks and a pin and Mobley beating Calogne in six minutes with cartwheels. Roberts and Calogne rallied to take the second fall in 15 minutes. Calogrie beat Fields In 10 minutes with slams and pin and Roberts took care of Mobley in five minutes with a crab hold. In the third and deciding fall, Roberts was disqualified after 10 minutes for roughness and Mobley beat Calogne in Jive minutes with a body pin. In the preliminary bDUts, Roberts defeated Fields in eight minutes with body slams and Calogne defeated Mobiey in eight minutes with a toe hold. A standing-room-only crowd of approximately 1,200 fight fans crammed into Osceola High School's gym to' witness the championship bouts. They came to see Golden Gloves at its best and the 28 young fighters that took part didn't let them down. They battled for all they were worth for the bit of glory that goes with- the Memphis tournament. Actually, 21 boys were crowned as champions but only 14 of there had to fight for the honors in the finals. Four' were unopposed and three won by default. Of the 21 champions crowned last night, only 13 -will be eligible for competition in the Mid-South Golden Gloves action because of their weight. Golden Gloves rules prohibit any boy weighing less than 105 pounds* from competing for a Golden Gloves title. The small boys, although they received gold gloves as a symbol of a championship, fought merely for the love of fighting in exhibition bouts. There were no knockouts or technical knockouts in last night's action. All bouis were won by decisions. But there was plenty of action and hard punching. In the feature bout of the night, Burctette's hard-punching -J. W. Gore beat out a decision over Osceola's Joe Wells in an open lightweight scrap. Gore went all the way in the Memphis tournament last year, winning the Mid-South lightweight title. Gore was awarded the trophy as the outstanding open fighter of the Osceola tournament, after last night's action. In another feature bout. Davis Johnson of Burdette decisioned Henry Harrison of Joiner in an open featherweight bout.' Sonny Jenkins, Caraway's classy little novice lightweight, won his division title by default but he fought Billy Teague of Trumann his Saturday night opponent, in ar exhibition bout. . Jenkins was awarded the trophy as the best all-around fighter of the tournament. Another individual trophy went to Keiser's Donalc (Laughing Boy) Johnson as the fighter showing the best sportsman ship. Johnson wowed the fans with his constant smiling regardless how rugged the fight got. Dyess High School received tour- nament's team trophy for the most winners in the finals. Dyess, coached by O'Neal Craig, had five winners and Trumann wa* runner-up with four. Last night's results: . 66-10 Pound Class—Buddy Butler, Dyess, defeated Buddy Gray, Osceola, default. 11-74 Pound Class—Don Rowe, Wilson, decisioned Jimmy Cline, West Memphis. 75-1S Pound Class—Jimmy Mead, rumann, decisioned Bill Kilbuin, Etowah. 79-81 Pound Class—Wayne Har raves, Dyess, decisioned Rayon Holloway, Dyess. 86-89 Pound Class—Jerry Jones, Dyess, decisioned Dickie Upton, West Memphis. 90-93 Pound class—Bobby Stagg, Keiser, decisioned Jerry Spencer, Osceola. 94-97 Pound Class—Floyd Roberton, Dyess, won over Ray Franklin Burdette, default, -100 Pound Class—Billy Richards, Dyess, decisioned Don Harnden, Wilson. Novice Flyweight^—Herman Tippett. Trumann, decisioned James Bagley, Joiner. Novice Bantamweight — Russel Brock, Keiser, unopposed. Novice Featherweights-Leo Cooper, Blytheville, decisioned Raburn Coursey, Trumann. Open Featherweight—Dave Johnson, Burdette, decisioned Henrj Harrison, Joiner. Novice Lightweights-Sonny Jen kins, Caraway, won over L. R. Rohr rschieb. Barton, default. Open Lightweight- J. w. Gore Burdette, decisioned Joe Wells, Osceola. Novice Welterweight — Donald Johnson, Keiser, decisioned Charles Bell, West Ridge. Open Welterweight-Gene Winter, West Memphis, decisioned Bobby Speck, Joiner. Open Middleweight — Harold Burch, Wilson, unopposed. Novice Light Heavyweights-Bobby McLean, Keiser, unopposed. Novice Middleweights-John Koldus, - Trumann, decisioned Louis O'Neal, Trumann. Novice Heavyweight—Donald Acree, West Memphis, decisioned George Richardson, Keiser. Open Heavyweights-Tulo« Mead, Trumann, unopposed. Papooses to Play Humes Five Tonight Juniors Seeking Revenge for Lone Setback of Season; Have 7-1 Mark Blytheville Junior High School's Pnpooses will be out to reveng* heir only loss o( the season tonight when, they tangle with the strong Humes Junior High team of Memphis at Haley Field gym tonight. GOSNRM.'S GIRLS—Shown above Is the 1952 edition of Gosnell High School's girls team. Coached by Floyd .White, the Pirate six is witnessing a fine season this winter. Members of the squad are; front —Courier News Photo row (left to riglil)—Linda Whittle, Louise Smith, Olaudette Revill, Jennie Lucius, and Barbara Potter. Back row—Joann Hickmnn, Rachel Roberts, Barbara Price, Katherine Lewis and Shirley Potter. Illinois Takes Over Top Spot in AP's Basketball Poll; Jayhawks Are Second NEW YORK OPj—Illinois, one of the nation's four major unbeaten college basketball teams, statids at th head of the class today in the Associated Press weekly poll. The mini, bridesmaids the past three weeks, supplanted the Kansas Jay Hawks as the best in the land Illinois, boasting an ll-o record,* defeated highly regarded Indinana, lfi-66, in its,only outing of the week while Kansas had & tough time beating Nebraska, 69-66, in its lone appearance of the week. The vic- ory was Kansas' I3th of an un- jeaten season. The 119 sports writers and sports casters participating in the poll named Illinois first on 25 ballots. Walcott Gets 15 Days To Arrange Title Bout By ORLO ROBERTSON NEW YORK W)—Jersey Joe Walcott, who took 21 years to win the world heavyweight title, may low it In IS days. College Basketball By THE ASSOCIATE!} PRESS Canisius 88. Holy Cross 69 Boston College 64, Dartmouth 51 (overtime) ' Indian a. 82. Iowa «9 Oklahoma 47, Missouri 45 Michigan state SO, Wisconsin 39 The crown, donned by the SB- year old Camden, N. J., Negro when he knocked out Ezzard Charles in Pittsburgh last July 18, will be without a wearer in New York state unless Jersey Joe agrees within to meet a legitimate contender. The edict'was issued yesterday by Chairman Bob Christenberry of the New York State Athletic Commission after conferring with C. B. Powell, another member of the three-man commission. Christenberry pointed out Walcott failed to defend his title within six months as required by commission rules. The 6-month period ended last Friday. Shortly after the New York commission announced it was sending a lelter to Walcott notifying him of the body's action, the Louisiana commission withdrew recognition from Walcott as champion. But the National Boxing Association declined to go along with New York and Louisiana for the present, at least. Commissioner Abe J. Greene pointed out Walcott's 6-month period does not end In NBA territory until March H since the rule was only adopted Sept. 12. Mancuso Praises Minor Leaguers as 'Real Heroes' "The real unsung heroes of baseball are the minor league players who continue playing although they have no chance for advancement. 'uxico Defeats .eachville Again Powerful Missouri Five Whips Lions 74-41 in Jonesboro JONESBORO — Leachville's Dis- .riet Three champion Lions did a .Ittle better against the powerful Puxico, Mo., team «t the Arkansas State College gym here last night but they still lost by a 74-41 score It was the Lions' second meeting with the crack Missouri five Last month, Puxlco hung a humiliating 108-55 defeat on the Lions. And the Lions played without the services of their ace scorer Lnrry Scott last night. Scott, Leachville's big center and pivotman, has been sidelined several weeks due to an ankle injury. Except tor a brief period at the start of the game, Puxico was never headed. The Lions Jumped to an early lead but the visiting Mlssour- lans quickly overcame the deficit and started to pull away. At Imlftlme, Puxico was In front 41-24. Puxico used Hi excess height and experience to manhandle the Lions fn the second hair. The Lions were merely outclassed and they knew it but they fought a game battle despite the overwhelming odds. Wilfong paced Puxtco's scoring attack with 22 points and right behind were Arnold and O. Smith with 18 each. Salri, substituting for the Injured Scott, was high for Leachvllle The game will be the feature of twin bill with B teams of the two •whools clashing In the first game at 7 o'clock, The feature game 1* scheduled for 8. Last Dec. 13, the Paps Journeyed to Memphis to meet the junior Tigers boastln! two straight victories. But they came away with their war leathers soiled as the Tigers hung a 43-42 loss on them, their first and only one of the season. But . Coach Harold Stockton's crew was without the services of a couple of starters In that game »nd tonight the Paps are expected to be at.full strength. To date, the Paps have a seven won, one lost record. They have beaten Luxora and Caruthersville twice and Rector, Paragould and Manila once each. Coach Stockton sent his Paps through a lung, tough scrimmage session yesterday afternoon, prlm- g them for tonight's game with IB Mcmphlans. After the scrim-age he pronounced his team In Ine physical form. The Paps are scheduled to play gain Thursday night meeting Dy- ss In a douMeheader at Dyess. with 17 points and next in line with 12. Kennctt Was Greene said the executive committee might waive the rule hi Wal- ott's case if it was presented with good enough reasons. And in Phil- .delphia, Commissioner John Da- gross of the Pennsylvania commission said he favored giving the aging fighter more time. Felix Bocchicchlo, manager of Jersey Joe, called Christenberry's statement "part'of a squeeze play." I don't know why they're forcing Joe like this," Bocchicchio said. "We're going to defend the title when we get the right set-up and terms." • Caasas drew 17 first place votes. The mini culled MO points and Kansas 834. ' The Kentucky Wildcats held on .o third place for the third straight week. Kentucky drew seven first place votes and 707 points. Kentucky celebrated by scoring its 13th victiry in 15 starts last night with a 96-51 victory over Georgia Tech but Iowa, fourth in the poll, lost face. •List About Same The Hawkeye* dropped a 82-69 Big Ten game to Indiana to suffer their first loss In 13 starts. Iowa remained in fourth place with 12 first place votes and 663 points. The rest, of the Big Ten was Juggled bit but the same teams as graced the list a week ago remained hi the select group. St. Bonaventure 10-0 advanced from sixth to fifth place as a result of its 77-58 triumph over Cincinnati Saturday. Duquesne, boasting a 11-0 record, dropped from seventh to 10th spot despite a convincing 88-58 triumph over Westminister Pa., Saturday. "Washington, pace-setters in the Northern Division of the Pacific Coast Conference, moved up from eighth to sixth place. The Huskies bowled over Oregon twice last week 76-36 and 64-39. Kansas State also bettei-ed its position, moving from ninth to seventh on the strength ol triumphs over Oklahoma and Iowa State. St. Louis, upset losers to Hols That's the opinion of GUI Man- :UEO, former catcher for the New York Giants and other major eague clubs, now radio broadcast- for the St. Louis Cardinals. Mancuso told a small group of Blytheville persons at the Jaycee Clubhouse here last inght that those fellows are the real heroes >ecause they have no chalice of bettering themselves in baseball, yet remain there In the minors year after year maintaining the 'Xlstence of the miner leagues and "caching young fans to play ball." Of the Cardinals' pennant chances in 1952, Mancuso said they 'definitely are good and I believe they'll be at the top fighting for the lead all year. 1 * He picked the National League Champion New York Giants the team to beat. Of Eddie Stanky new Cardinal manager, Mancuso said, "Stankj still has to prove lie can make the team against such guys as Red Schocndlenst. Billy Johnson anc Solly Hemus," other Cardinal in- (Jriesedieck B ros - REGISTERED DUROC BRED GILT SALE Auspices Southeast Missouri Duroc Breeders, Inc. .THURSDAY, Feb. 7—Clayton Sale Barn —Sikeslon, Mo, Autioneers: LENZIE BECK & JOE McCORD Farmers, here'* your chance to get herd foundation stock from sach famon* Duroc breeding as Star Blend, Bright Knight, Red Chief, • Tm-Type, Red Diamond, Style-leader, Indicator, v Growth Tartar, Cwwtrietion, Moore Quality, Fenmar Royal Admiral, and Hld-O-W-DeLnie. Don Dumsden, Pres, Essex, Mo. Win. Z. Baker, Sec. Sikeston, Mo. Cross, dripped from fifth to eighth while West Virginia advanced from 10th to ninth and Holy Cross from 20th to 10th as a result of their victory over St. Louis. fielders. Baseball reports have been that Stanky would play second bnse and Schoendicnst, one of baseball's better-second sackers, would be moved to the outfield. r don't believe he'll do that," said Mancuso, ."my personal opinion Is that Stabky likely will play Ihird with an Infield of Hemus at short Johnson at first and leaving Schoendienst at second." Mancuso also appeared at Osceola yesterday. Puxlco a. Smith (18) Wilfong (22) . Arnold (18) .. W. Smith (6) Cookson (5) . Substitutions Hunting Laws To Be Fixed By Commission LITTLE ROCK (/P)—Th» Arkansas Game and Fish Commission today was to fix 1952 hunting regulations. Several changes were suggested at a public- hearing yesterday. They included: A closed squirrel season during the deer hunting season. Closing of turkey season for «ev- eral years to permit a build-up in Pos. Leachville . r . (3) McAdams . F .. (3) D. Buck . O (n) sain . O . (12) Kcnnett . G (6) .Gllpstrick Puxico — Burris Simpson (3), Tanner (2). the stale's stock of the big fowl. A restricted shooting season on rabbits, which now may be huntet anytime. Prohibit use of the .22 caliber rlfli as a weapon for killing deer. Memphis Picked As Site for Prep All-Star Game OKLAHOMA CITY WV-The Wigwam Wlsemen of America today announced a fourth annual East- West all-star high school football game will be played at Memphis, Tenn., Aug. 27. Mose SImms, football chttrman for the benevolent athletic organization, said Memphis had been-chosen because of its accommodations and because of the success of the gune> last year. The East won 15-7 in the. game played in a driving rain before 8,000. The high school all-stars, selected from a vote of iporttwrtten and sporlscaslers over the nation, will be announced riext mon^u Espionage. Dwart Richebourg, who waa only SS inches high, was one of the small* est dwarfs who ever lived. 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