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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, March 4, 1952
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PACK SIX BLYTHEVILLE (AHK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, MARCH 4, 1952 N. Little Rock Signs 2-Year Grid Contract with Chicks Sports Roundup By GAVLE TAUJOT TUCSON, Am. IAP> — Some of the things which haptHMieci lo Al Lopez in his first season as irumu- ger of the Cleveland Indians mtiihL have turned the niHii'from Tumpa Into a \va.spish individual Riven 10 Jong inorxty relleriions on the perversity of baseball playesr In jjen- eral. But they haven't. Al Ls his same gentle smiling self, and doesn't appear to be sore at anybody. He is Rble to speak calmly, even objectively, of the failure of his biK nien —Luke Easter, Lnrry Doby. Al Rosed—to hit up to ext>cctalion5 Tribe Will Open Season With Wildcats Next Fall It's official now. The Clucks, for the first lime in three seasons, will have a Big Six school on their football sched- .ile this fall. Coach Russell Mosley yesterday*announced that North LilUe Kock High School officials have returned a signed contract for two games with the Chicks. Tile first Rarne is lo be played this (all In North Little Rock uitli the Wildcats coming here in 1953. But, in order to get the Wildcats on their schedule the Chicks were forced to open the season against them. Thus year's game is scheduled for Sept. 11. That was the Wildcats' only open date that cor- rcsjxmdcd with the Chicks' schedule. However. Coach Mo.slcy said that year. He is confident he will lick this feature will be changed next the Yankees this time. "I think they're going to nitss Joe DlMaggio even more than they realize," he said. "I don't care what Joe hit last year. All I know Is that when he was in there against us we felt like we were facing a different club than when he was out. "Who'll Take His Place" "Who's going to be their lake- charge guy now? Phil Rlzzuto; 1 don't, think phi) can take Joe's place. Phil is a great shortstop, but he's Just a little fellow that they like and kid around with. Yost Berra? The same thing — a line catcher but scarcely possessed of the qualities which set DiMogglo apart and made the other Yankees feel that they were champions when he was In the lineup. "Maybe. Mickey Mantle cap hold down centerficld for them, but it's asking a whole lot of a kid. He has terrific power when he gets a plt£h down where lie likes It. but he wasn't doing much with the fast ones across the letters. "Everybody knows that we have been looking for a good righthand hitting outfielder, but how many are there around? I mean good ones tat might be possible to gel. They »re mighty scarce. Everybody knows we're thin on reserve strength, too, but tell me « club that Isn't. Brownr Improved "Outilde of the Yankees I can't •e« any club we need to fear except possibly Detroit. I have a fecl- 1ns they're going to be better. "Tell you where 1 do think there's going to be a big difference In our league. Those St. Louis Browns are going to make their presence felt. Rogers Hornsby has cornered the absolute cream of the rookie crop, follows like George Schmees from Hollywood and Manny Rivera Irom Seattle and Clint Courtney from Kansas City. Having pretty well exhausted the subject of the other clubs In the American League Al then took up his own out lit in detail and told •why it shuold win the flag this time for certain, we'll let him hyn- notiz* you tomorrow. 'ear. We still have to get together on i 1953 date," he said, "but If nt ill possible we are going to change he dale to a little later in the sea- ion next year. Quit 111 1919 The Chit-Is haven't played a Big Six school since Little Rock, North Jllle Hoc'.f and pine Blu(; all .severed relations with Blythcvlllc after the 1949 season. All three ol the .chools gave as a reason that they wanted to scnedute Akaiisas teams closer to home and also to atld some big name out-of-state schools to heir slates. The returning or the Nortll Little Hock contract brought lo eight the lumber of games on Dlythevllle's 1952 schedule to date. However, some of the games are still listed is tentative as signed contracts .lave not been received from all the schools. Other learns on the "tentative" schedule are Mcsalck of Memphis. Marked Tree. Jackson, Tcnn., Whitermven, Tenn., Memphis South Side, Paragoutd and Catholic High of Little Rock. The Catholic High game currently Is scheduled to be played here Thanksgiving Day but a signed contract has not been received from the Little Hock school. Luxora Sextet Wins In District Panther Girls Beat Turrell In Tourney Play At Paragould PARAGOULD— Luxora. Misslsip- pi County's third place winner, ad- vnnced to the quarter round of the District Three girls basketball tournament here last night t)y nudging Turrcll. CrIStfndcn County's second place team 38-32. Sparked by Fannie Lou Cockrell who netted 27 points the Panther." roared from a third quarter five point deficit to win going away. In other games played last night the host Greene Coutity Tech Htgl team whipped Wctncr .42-28 am Marked Tree beat West Memphi. 32-22. Kay Tlioinason led Tecl with 24 points ami Margaret Jo Johnson priced Marked Tree wilh 18. Osceola, Mississippi County' champions, have their Initial actloi In tonight's second R?me ngains Earle. Earle Is Crlttenden County' third place team. Dell. Mississippi County's seconc p?ace team, opens action ngalns Rector tomorrow night and Luxora plays Greene County Tech In Mi first quarter-final same tomoriw nlSht. Lilxrtra Cockrell (21) . Lewis (0) M. Clark (2) .. n. Clark Rhhardson D. Clnrk Substitutions: and Smith. Turrell — Dell (2) Thrasher. Melton and Dill. I'o.s. . P . P . P . G o G Turrel (5l Hutchen .. McLcmloi .. (24) Stall . . Cry .. Thompson ..... Henr Luxora — Petty Bowls Will Get Clean Bill, NCAA Prexy Says LOS ANGELES W>—The president of the Nntionnl Collegiate Ath letic Association says lie believes the NCAA special committee survcyin post seiisan bowl games wiH give them a cltan bill of health. College Basketball BT Ttir Associated Tres* Duqu&sne 9$, Balrtwin-Wallact 51 Boston College 6-1. Holy Cross 61 Illinois 95, Northwestern 74 Wisconsin 78, Iowa 75 Indiana 10. Michigan State 67 Michigan 68. Purdue, 60 Creightou 67, Gustimis Adolphus B2 Missouri S8. Nebraska 53 Oklahoma A&M 39. Tulsa 33 Drake 82. Houston fi8 Kansas Tech 66, Southern State SG Ottawa <Knn> 5.1 (Kan> T9. Wtvshburn Texas Tech 89. West Texas State 5 New Mexico 40 New Mexico S3 Arkansas Slate Tcnrs 62, Arkansas F.tate 50 Colorado 59. Wyoming 44 Read Courier Neu.s Classified Ads Prof. Hugh C. Willed of Ihe Unl-« versity of Southern CiiUfoi-iUa, who head* the NCAA, told the SovUhcrn' California Football Writers nsio- ciEvlion yesterday: "U our survey shows, as T think t will, that such games arc benc- iclftl, I think the NCAA will vote o continue them—with controls." The American Council on Educa- .ion executive committee has stated .is opposition to post-season football and spring practice, and has asked the six accredit ins agencies for co)Jpge.5 in America lo enforce their code. So far. three of those agencies have Indicated they will not cio so. Prof. Wflelt said the ACE code 5 not one the colleges rmist accept, but that many will accept It. "As Gnnd As ACE" "I am quite confident that the conferences will feel they have just ns good regulation as the ACE, or better," he said. "I don't look for B vast amount (if changes in the conferences. So Tar RS the NCAA is concerned, if the majority lecls bowl games hurt, bowl gfunes vril be out- My personal opinion Is thn thus will not be the case, though.' Dr. Fred Fagg, president of the University of Southern California satd he hopes the NCAA will con timie to be looked to "to handle Intercollegiate athletic problems."' "t am .sper.king now ns an imil vicinal, instead of as the presittcn of the University of Southern Cnli foruia. when T -say I favor spring football practice. With reteien.ce bowl grimes, our university has frv voiecl tlie Rose Bowl in the past am we will continue to favor it in tli future. T still think It Ls a, gram experience for the boys who get t' play tlicre," Dr. Fagg pointed out that Ih ACE has no enforcencuL arm nn> two regional ace re tli ting ngcncJc*. the New England ard Middle States, liavc indicated Informally they could not act as enforcement bodies to regulate athletic programs. Shautuug. a variety o£ pongee, derives i(s name from the province in Japan which is the center of the wiile silk industry, according to the Encyclopedia Briltannica. Sandy Saddler Disqualified In Montreal Bout MONTREAL i/p\ — Featherweig STAR AMONG STARS Ten-year-old Ronald Sparaco, waving the Thorn McAn trophy awarded him as the top freshman of the new American Bnscball Academy, is applauded by Ine clinic's professors, left lo rifiht. Oil McDougald and Gene WoodlinR of Ihe Yankees, Sid Gordon of the Braves. Gil Hodges of the Dodgers and Gene JlcnnansV.i of the Cub.s President F'hil Riz7.uto headed the [aruHy The srrmol rnn for throe jnonths at New York's 212th A.A.A. Armorv. drow 1200 vounestrrs (NEA) Jack Burke Wins At Baton Rouge Texan Cops Third Straight Major Tourney in Playoff BATON ROUGE. la. M>( —For 91 hcles it Icoked as if the inau- Pural 510.CIW Rnt'in Rouse Open Golf Tournament would never end. Then in a tlrlvlnsr rain, pokerfaced Jack Burke Jr.. propelled a hall over a flooded green to break the deadlock, end tile sudden death extra playoff, and win his third straight major tournament in three weeks. The tenrnament \va.s suposed to end on Sunday. But at the end of NEW YORK Wt—The Kentucky wildcats can add another honor to their bulging collection today. Coach 72 . holM tll! ' ce pros—Burke of Houston. Tex.; Bill Narp of Albuquerque, N. M., and Tommy Bolt of Durham, N. C.. were tied with 7-under-par 281s. An 18-hole playoff was held yesterday, but the trio was still tied with 2-v.nder-par 70s, Then came the sudden death playoff. That'.? where the first guy who wins the first, hole takes first prize money. On the 19th. Bolt dropped by the Kentucky Again Finishes First In AP's Final Basketball Poll By KAU'II HOIMiN Tech, ASTC Meet Tonight In Finals of NAIB Playoff Arkansas State, Southern State Are Defeated in First Round Play By CARL BELL LITTLE ROCK (AP)—Arkansas Tech and Arkansas State Teachers, a pair of smooth c;i;?e teams who blend ball control with a running-shooting offense, battle tonight 1'or the right to represent this state in the NAIB tournament at Kansas City. — # Tech beat Southern State, 66-56,.'* • after Teachers had taken Arkansas *? ' State. 62-50. in the first round ql the NAIB state playoffs last night. Tech this season won its fourth, successive Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference championhlp. Teachers was runner-up and the only AIC team to defeat Tech. Arkansas State and Southern State will play In a consolation game. State Teachers, pnccd by five- fcot-eieht joe Dillard, a. wizard at' dribbling and faking, bumped Arkansas State in the opener. Teachers took the lead as the first quar- ana there was never any \dolph Rupp's team 1ms brc>« named the top college basketball team In the nation for the third time in lour is in the final Associated Press poll. The Wildcats' latest laurel ciime haul on the heels of their ninth straight. Southeastern Conference championship and a 44-:l:l victory over Louisiana State in the conference tournament that boosted their winning streak to 22 games. Kentucky is after one more tro-4. iliy. the NCAA championship. Kentucky previously finished at he head of the class in the AP »ll In 1949 and 1051. 'Hie 121 sports writers nnd sports- cnsters who participated In the final poll awaitied Kentucky 33 first place votes and 1.033 points. Illinois, one of the few teams to Datllc Kentucky for lop honors, came In second with 750 points and Kansas State followed with 672. Led For Six Weeks The Wildcats moved to the front i the poll six weeks ago and lave been there ever since. Before Kentucky took over for keeps. Illinois, Kansas and St. Jchns of Brooklyn had occupied the exalted berth. Kansas wound up eight anil St. John's 10th. Duqucsne finished fourth behind Kansas State and in turn was followed by St. I.ouis, Washington, Iowa, Kansas, West Virginia and St. John's. Kentucky goes after Its fourth NCAA crown in the last five years on March 21. Only other teams that- havc qualified for the tournament so far are Illinois and St. Louis. St. Louis, champions of the T^fissourl Vniicy Conference, and Minnesota are the only fives that have beaten Kentucky this season. St.. Exnns ertp.ed out the Wildcats. Gl-GO. in the Sugar Bow] tournament. Illinois Won l!i|r 10 Illinois clinched the Big Ten title last nicht. beating Northwestern. From the Training Camps— Durocher Drops Trade Hints At Noble; Wertz Tries First Ky The Associated I'rcss PHOENIX, Ariz. I.-TJ—Manager Leo Durocher of the New York Giants hinted today that catcher Ray Noble may be traded. Noble checked into camp ycster-^ clay and Durocher remarked tint the hefty Cuban receiver wot ter ended teal question as to tlie outcome. Scott Top Scorer Ray Scott of Stale topped the scorers with 25 points. Dillard led Teachers' point-making with 17. Tech started slowly and managed to lead the slower Muleriders from Magnolia by only 31-29 at halt- time. But the Wonder Boys', constantly running two platoons, wore down the tiring 'Riders in the last, two tjuarters. Southern's Don Slcvens and! Sam Fricks were high scorers with 19 k l ind 18 points, respectively. Nine^ of Tech's 10 players shared in the' wint production, with four of them totaling 10 or more. Chances of Teachers lo win the Irip to Kansas City will be hurt greatly If ils regular center, Ray Fain, Is unable lo play tonight. Fain twisted an ankle and sat out most of the second half against wayside when he fell short with a six-foot putt. That left it to Nary and Burke, and the Httle Texan with the deadpan face birdied i, h e 20th with a 20-foot putt to take first prize. Prior to tills tourney, 'Burke had won the San Antonio and Houston Opens make a good catcher for seve clubs, especially Pittsburgh CAMPY SIDK1.INIU) VERO BEACH. Fla. (,T>— At the Brooklyn Dodgers' camp. Catcher Roy Campaiiella is sidelined indefinitely with a sore thigh. Second baseman Jackie Robinson has a their wrestling know how to ovci- Fields, Riley A. \l' ' Are Victorious In Tag Match Tn>: Hilev and Lee Fields used ?oie shoulder and pitcher Ralph Branca Is suffering from asthma. YANKS LOOK TO HOOKIES ST. PETERSBURG, Pla. '.'!•) — Rookies Andy Carey and Jim Bride- come the brawn of Scatty Kirkpatrick nnd Shick Ben Ali in the tag irmtch feature of the American Legion's wrestling bouts at Memorial Auditorium last night. Riley and Fields won the decision Y's Bay Window League to Meet Managers and sponsers of teams in the Y's Bay Window Softbul League Arkansas State. Unknown Negro Defeats Brian SAN FRANCISCO VP)— Bob Dunlap, an obscure Negro, may have projected himself into the national heavyweight fight picture with a surprising nnd convincing victory over Cesar Brion last night. Dunlap. 182V-:, fiom Oakland, Cp-ilf , , who ne ver seems to stop throwing leather, twice felled 198 pound Brian, who twice stayed 10 rounds with Joe Lewis. underdog, was The lithe New York Negro ...... dtsqunllflert between the third nnd fourth rounds here Inst night because of his illegal actions In a scheduled 10-round bout against Armand Savole. The disqualification produced a first-class rhubarb. F-.ins milled about the ringside, and when several f!Slit.5 broke out among diem, three carloads of police were hurried to the forum to slop the brawling. Saddler was suspended by the New York State Athlclic Commission Inst Oct. S as an aftermath of lit? roughhouse bout with Willie Pep. He was not reinstated until Dec. 5. Referee Tommy Sullivan stopped the light last night on orders from Emile Oauthier, president of the Montreal Athletic Commission, who climbed into Ihe ring before the start «[ the fourth round. Tlie referee disqualified Saddler lor "[ouline continually - holding, heeling, hitting on the breaks and pending In low blows." The scrap itself was largely all in-fiphtin? affair as Ions as H- lusted. Saddler weighed 130'.i and Savoic 134. Champion Sandy Snddler today! 95-7-4, while runner-up Iowa bowed, found himself In "hot water for the 1B - 15 . ^ Wisconsin, second time In less Ihnu six months. Other members In the top 10 who are bidding for an NCAA berth include Kansas and Kansas State in the Big Seven. The champ probably will Ue decided when the two clash Friday. Washington, will meet UCLA for the Pacific Const Conference title and West Virginia will seek to yam entry by winning the Southern Conference Tournament this week. wescr. anil Billy Martin figure by taking the first and third falls, prominently tn New York Yankee losing only the second. And their Manager Casey Stengel's plans. ability nnd knowledge of scientific Carey will be given n full crnck wrestling techniques were their at third base. If he wins it. Gil bluest assels. McDou«ald will shift to second. If Fields got his team cff to a quick Cnrcy fails. Martin and Britlewescr victory by pinning Kirkpa!rick after will battle it out for second base is minutes of brawling with dron with McDou.gflld returning to third, kicks and a pui. Riiey then look ~~ i care of Ben Ali in lour minutes with T1OEKS TO KKKP RVEKS a reverse hcadlock. TUCSON. Ariz, (ifi — Cleveland Ben Ali ,, n[1 Kirkpatrick look the i General Manager Blank Orcenourg, secO nd fall in 15 minutes with Ben still casting around for a good out- Ah he;ltins . Rilcy in ,„ mmutes wlt h ficMer. jnst about ^ gave up^today j u do Jabs and a body pin and Kirk- T...I Line Testifies At Cage Hearing NEW YORK Jim Line, an China Buys Rubber COIOMBO. Ceylon U'i—-Comm- unist China will be the biggest buyer of rubber, according to trade circles here. This view is based on Peiping's recent pur-' chases in Ceylon of this strategic I material. The Russian ship. "Ntko- j hcv". nc'v in Colombo hnrbor. Is expected to carry 2.000 tens of rubber to Chinese ports. •x-Uiiiversity of Kentucky bnsket- Dall player, went before the grand jury investigating the college cai;c .scandals for the second time today. ~fe testified last Friday, then questioned by the district attorney's office yesterday. He is the sixth Kentucky player linked wtll: the scandals. on the idea of gettirm an Indian uniform on Detroit's Hoot Evers. The Tigers have decided to keep tVEHTX TKIES FIltST LAKELAND, Fla. f.4>>— Vic Wcrlz. homrrun-blastln? outfielder, had his initial try nt first base yesterday in what hns been VitUecl as Manager Red Holfe's "jrrcat experiment." Afterwards Wertz. who has nev^r pHvcd the position beforD, had one observation: "At least T won't have to chnso those round balls— the ones they hit through me !u the outfield— allover the park." •c tool: care of Fields in five niinnte.s with a body pin. Fields and Riley starlcd a fast- pace in Ihe third fall combining .heir drop kick talenls to pin Kirkpatrick in one minute. Then Fields x»k care of Ben Ali in five minutes with drop kicks and a pin. In Ihe preliminary bonf.s. Fields won over Ben Ali in nine minutes with flying tackles and a body pin and Kirkpatrick beat Riley in eight minutes with knee drops and a pin. 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