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Blytheville, Arkansas
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, MARCH T, 1958 »trnn;vn,i.F; (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Jonesboro Is Defeated in State Tournament Tuckerman Stops Wind 60-53; Fayetteville Wins By CARL BELL KAYETTEVILLK, Ark. (AF)~The Arkansas Class A basketball tourminicnt today got down to the deadly serious business of quarter-final play, and some top tourney favorites foetid their toughest tests. • The probable top clash of today's quarterfinals pitied Kayettevillc, rapidly assuming the role of the favorite, and North Little Rock of the tough Big Sis. The games, starling this morning, were Pine Bluff is. Newport; Tnckcrman v.s. Momicello, and i tmolt nlld — -- ,-• ^ llucli - Roscrs vs. Clinton. ! dienst was on the trading block; KayeUevllle's polished Bulldogs' ""' " last night eliminated the towering Texarkana quintet 36-35 in the most exciting tournament game to date. FayetU-villc trailed the Ra- norbacks most of the way. but won on a pair of last minute free throws by Rnss McConnelt. Clint Olwell, Dyess Wins Two B Tournament Eagles Trip Dumas 58-35 rhen Trounce Salem Five 85-50 PRESCOTT. Ark. (<Pi — Vallev Schoendienst Means GoodServant And the Cards' Redhead Is That By JOK KLirill.KK die,,sf I 'u,! Er «-7 I ! SBUR0 ' Pla ' W> '- Schoe " dlc " s1 ' j " Ue »'"»' '»«>'« "Eood -servant" anrt Albert Fred Schoendienst, the St. Louis Cardinals' happy-go-lucky redhead, i.s living up to his name All winter long, ever since Eddie Stanky was named Cardinal n,ana B er and lollowed it up b v „„ nomicmg he would be a strong candidate for - ' " deritig how Red would react. Rumors, all unconfirmed, flew* • fast that (al Schoen- • . . i — aey Springs has let even-body know that! Jt.s shooting for its third consecutive ., ----- .......... , M ., ttL . class B state basketball champion- cemcr.led individual scorers with • The defending champions had little trouble in ousting cherry Vallev 59-13 In their first appearance 1m d 17 ixiint.s, while McOonncl! Fayetteville's high of 12. Tui'kerman Is Tou^h -- -- ... - .-_ _ ... A toLiili teuin from Tuckcrman l r :e state tournament here. Eudell • turned back Jonesboro's Hurricane Riglaud showed the way for the! W-53 »i a rim?! of fast break out- .victors with 22 points. fHs. Roy Burgess led the Tucker <bt Schoendienst would be switched to first, third, shortstop or out| field; ici Schoendienst had rebelled against playing anywhere but J second. Untrue, o I ( course, all of it. \ Here is what happened; One of the first A hi.E;h scoring quintet al*o . . monstrated that any of its op- pnnents were goin^ to' be in for a man offense with 22 points, with Frank Fallas and Sonny IX'an car- ryhie tlie offensive burden Jonesboro. lor five men in the tournament so far, oiit>h outing by winning t\v[ce yesterday. <>°' Ho( in Second In a first round game Dyess dr <W-'d McGehee 50-45 as their dumped Dumas 58-35 but in thViv! ce »'«'. Joe Ave.v, hit the basket for second game contest last night the ^little school really put on a shov.' Downing Salern 85-50. E. G. Bishop -of Salem turned In the tourney': Clinton, which has played only soing to compete with him for the ney, top individual performance with "•>! points. Hartford eliminated Saratoga 47• 43 after overcoming a 10-point deficit at the half. Marlon Mathis of Hartford gained scoring honors with 18 poinU, Charles McJunkins led Saratoga with 17. ., In another game yesterday Jes- slevllle defeated Cord-Charlotte 53- 23 paints. Avey's performance w:is the highest individual point total turned in so far. nobby Jack Hick- iiiKbotliam led McGtiiee with ]g tallies. Monticcllo edged Dewitt 31-36 when Dale Lassiter hit the winning field goal with only 40 seconds remaining in the game. Lassiter was the whole show, sinking 20 points. Harley Burke led Dewitt with 14 points. North Little Rock, paced by John Forlenbury's 20 points, routed Little Sheridan 63—1G. Kansas State, Kansas In Title Scrap Tonight ( * >( - EUher the or Kansas i will get a stranglehold on the Big Seven Conference bas- 1 championship here tonight. AiKi, Jrom a viewpoint M ,«„ interest at least, there's never teen *. man Important game In the league's history. Both feams, tied with 9-1 records in the conference race, are among the nation's top 10 lean's. The winner tonight clinches at least a tie for the title. Thoy wind up their schedules against second division opponents next. Monday but tonight's game is the crucial affair. Tne Big Seven champion qualifies /or the Western NCAA play- $>hawnee High Boxers Book West Memphis JOlNER._8hnwnee High School's bontag te»m will be host to West Memphli High's team In a team ' »»t»h in ttl» Shawilee High gymnasium here Tuesday night. The curd, which is scheduled to - «Urt at 1:30. will include 15 bouts • and it will bring together some of the champions of the Northeast Arkansas Golden Gloves tournament at Osoeola last January. West Memphis boasts a strong boxing team which Is coached by Paul Reagan, a former boxer himself. The West Memphis team re. centlj defeated Osceola six out of • eight bouts. Shawnee will have several veteran Golden Gloves fighters on Its team including Henry Harrison. Bobby Speck and Jnmes Bagley] who have made trips to the Mid- South Tournament of Champions in Memphis in recent years. fl^ Another promising member of the T Joiner team is Aubrey Robertson, "•v.-lio did not compete with the Shawnee team during the Golden Gloves tournaments because of his : basketball duties. " Tuesday night's bouts will be fought under Golden Gloves rules and Ixmis Ralph, a former Northeast Arkansas heavyweight champion, will officiate all bouts. Pod Lock After Second Win at Oaklawn Today offs at Kansas City March 21-22. All-America Clyde Lovelette, the nation's leading scorer who has sparked Phop Allen's Jayhawks to a 20-2 season record, again will be their hope of knocking off the speedy Wildcats. Have 18-4 Kecord Kansas State has a great star in Dick Knostman, a third team all--,--, „ ..... u i~am au - o^Mueiiaiensi is a crew will G ° aCh J ^ Ck ? ardncr ' s " or '" sal< * Slanky. "I team attack that has been good"for Is^a 'grea^'plaverf"H'?' 18 victories-against four losses lhi> ' wi". nes season. 1 There is no favorite. Kansas Statf won the first game played at Man- liallan rather easily 81-64 but th< Jayhawks have come fast since thai time and will be tough on theii home boards. Kansas stafe has lost only to Colorado in conference play in a whopping upset 67-57 at Boulder Feb. ~i. Kansas completes its schedule against Colorado at Boulder while Kansas state meets Oklahoma at Manhattan. things Stanky did after taking over the reins of the Rcdbirds was to pay Schoendienst a personal visit in St. Louis. A. m o n g other *N things Eddie told the All-star sec- Sclioendiensl ond sackcr he was second buse job. If Eddie's plavlnit meant the club would be slronger Red would be shifled to another position. But Red would play regularly sojneu-iicre. That was certain Stanky told him. Schoendienst assured Stankv that the araiigemciit was satisfaction' In him. ' "I'll play anywhere you want me to,' Schoendienst told his mana- gw. "All I want to do is help the From the Training Camps — Overweight Berra Insists He's In Top Shape; Simpson Shines By Tlie Associated I'rcss ST. PETERSBURG (^-Catcher YoRi Berra of the New York Yankees insists he* In shape although he tips the scales at 108, about 10 above his playing weight. PAGE SEVEN Burke in Lead At St. Petersburg Texan, Three Others Are Tied for First With Rounds of 66 . s e club win. n I do thai 1 don tn'r rare — ,u,.,v uai.*, winner 01 i .« «. , T Slra1 8''t tournaments and the moneymaker of the 1952 season dcf- more lnltely ls lhe man to beat In the wUh SJa ' <KW Sl ' Pel«sburg °l*n. The 160-pouml Texan was right P there in the lead again, deadlocked with three other pros, as the bulky Jield of 171 teed off /or to- The more they talked the Stanky became impressed will Schoendieiist's unselfish outlook -- - --»-.. »..» n s ,n and his keen philosophy on the ! lp there in tne I«d again, dead- subject of baseball. locked with three other pros as the "Red," Stanky suddenly asked I?" 1 * 3 ' lield "' m *««<! off ''or to- have you ever given any serious day ' second round. They joined I UOlie ML, tn tt'Hdl in-iii •.,,»», .1,1 in i Illttl V(»*f *»rrlao In .t> nn <;^~ _:_...- you ever given any serious ,?•* «cona round. They joined thought to what you would like lo llim y esl<! rday in shooting sizzling do after your playing days are rolm<1 « of 8«, six under par for f e over?" I-akewood Country Olnb course. "Whv no." Reliopn/lip^ci >-.,nij~.j *n>» «,nv x»>,..k- . . . -. some "How . no." Schoendienst replied 'but I'd like to remain in the game about, managing?" Eddie persisted. "How would you like that?" " Sure would," Red said. "I'd sure like an opportunity to manage" "Okay," said Stanky, "from now on you're my co-captain with Enos Slaughter. I'd like to have somebodv In the infield with authority In case I'm not in the lineup. I want yon to take charge out there. Keep your eyes and ears open. Pick up the finer points. Try to get the manager's aspect of things. Assert your self with the players and the umpires." The two friendly second base rivals parted with a complete understand of each other. "He's quite a guy," sale! Schoendienst later. "I learned a lot just listening to him. I don't see how lie can miss being a good manager. . . . I'm going to play my head off for liini, no matter where he puts me, first base, second base, the outfield or anywhere else." "Schoendienst is a real compet- a major Boonevilie Field Trials Continue BOON VILLE. Ark. lir, ~ Four more bracc.s of birddoes moved out lotlay in an attempt to match or better the performances of two con- tenners yc.-tcrday In the National Ai'aieur Field Trials. Dirk'.* Beau Gene, swned by Anthony Imbesi of leaguer no matter where he plays." BWL Teams ; ' Discuss Plans For Season Representatives of teams in the Blythcville Y's Bay Window Softball League talked over plans for the coining soflball season at a. meeting in the Y last night. Five of the six-member teams were represented at last night's meeting and J. P. Qarrott, Y secretary, .said lhat Ihe league will ue composed of the same teams as last year. Member teams are Ark-Mo Po»e . HOT SPRINGS. Ark. (AP)_Parl i Philadelphia, .anrt F:-.t(.-h-S-M,,. the Lock of the Hilltop stock Farm's i J£' stable sonant his second win of Oaklawn Park's season today in the featured Arkansas S-lurlong Oil ' Al ™ turning in commendable ex- , . .--,. '*' ° r Burlcigh Grimt-s o! Ala. Tn " sl >™'? raco.s yi-;ierday In ''"'''"£ three conveys earh. , Dealers Association Purse. Others entered Include oray Vina, Grandma's Day. Hopeful Sam. Riot. Blue Point. Witch Wnv Litlle Bookie. Mist o'D.-uvn. Doute'y. Wlsenheimf-r, and Aunt Jayne 7. Yesterday was a day "for the rookies, and two of them paid off to the tune of $188 for K S2 win picket. March Lark and apprent oe jockey Clarence Ford made iheir i first rece a winning one when the two-year-old speedster bra, u other young horses in a 3-furlong dash. The feature was laken by Georee • Gerbcr's Our Snick, who beat Market Tip and Battle II. Our Snick paid 120.20 straight. Yorbro Cagers Defeat Lange Yarbro's grade school basketeerr: hung a 45-4 deteat on Lange tn a Grade School League tilt played at the Armory yesterday afternoon. Billy w.vnlt, Olenn Edwards and Steve McGuirc led Yarbro to the victory. The game was scheduled to be played today but was played ycs- terday because of the 4-1! Club tou»»ment which started today. ^Inbltions were Bonsorr Ranger. Foray | owned by J. E. of Booneville, and Shatiy Lady O. owned by Company. 61 Implement Company, Sullivan-Nelson Chevrolet Company, American United Life, Moose Club and Mead's- Clothing Store The last week In April was set as the tentative starting date for the league's season. League olfirrrs for the coming year were not elected at last night's meeting but probably will be at Ihe next meeting which is set for next month, j The Bay Window League Is for • men 30 years of age and older. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. lie) — I*he. marked man of the winter golf Circuit, Jack Burke Jr., of Houston, I'exns. showed no signs today ft willing under the pressure applied by Ills envious fellow professionals Handsome Jack, winner of three top The w»y Burke earned his first place tie ai he finished In a drizzling rain Indicates that the guy instead of weakening from the red hot. pace he lias set in recent weeks intends to go on winning tonrna- menis indefinitely. Clayton Heafner or Charlotte N C., Al Besselink of Chicago »nri Bkee Riegel of Tulsa, okl«. had come In ahejd of him over a dry course with «6'». Burke was only a stroke under f»r with * 35 on the front nin«. When the rain started no one In his big gallery would have risked a nickel on his chances of catching up with the front running Irio. But Burke gradually picked up speed along the home stretch and passed the nlh five under par His second shot at the 18th a par four hole. w»a on (he green but 30 feet from the cu, . Strolling to the green through the drizzle, Burke detoured to the Scoreboard and noted the three 66's that had been posted. It meant he needed to sink that 30 foot putt for a birdie three to tie for (he lead " Burke <trnit»i H, j, II • leacners college here has been : to^he c,m ' maClC '"- provcd ^ "' c brar 1 of t™st MS . •Tlie 29 vear nM T> i, ., Craflon, coach at Harrisor -ir, — s= , Baton Rouge Open in succession. He leads this year's money winners with »6,T20. Berra, named the Yanks' clean- .i|> hitter yesterday, believes he will shed the excess Wright during the season but Manager disrv Slensel is going lo use You! in most of the exhibition games to bring down the weight. Sludgers Move Up SA:<ASOTA. Fla. i API—TO get sluggers Ted Williams and Junior Stephens up (o the plate more olt- en, Manager Lou Bomireau is moving them up higher In tlie Boston Red Sox' batting order. "My Mes," says Botirtreau. "is to try lo get bolh Ted and Stephens at bat five or six times In evcrv game, in lhat fifth or sixth time one or both might hit a home run." Simpson Shines TUCSON. Ariz, i API — Maybe Cleveland Manager Al Lope?, was a little hasty in saying outfielder Harry Simpson \vr.r, locking bad. Just a day after ne said that Stimpson collected four hits In six trips to the plate—off the Indians' top relief pitchers, Lou Brissie and Steve Gromek. He got n double, two singles and a safe bunt, A's Get Day off WEST PALM BEACH, rla. <AP> —Philadelphia Athletics Manager Jimmy Dykes was so pleased at having all 33 players on the roster signed and in camp that he gave the boys a day off today. It was the first' day since bat- terymen reported Feb. 20 that no drills were scheduled. The "travel- Ing squad" was to leave by bus ahout noon for the Washington Senators' camp at Orlando, where the A's play two weekend games. Catcher Joe Tipton and iniielder Billy Hitchcock, the only ones outside the fold for several days, came to terms yesterday. Crafton Okayed For ASTC Post CONWAY, Ark. IJTi — The appointment of Jirn Crafton as head football coach at Arkansas Stale Teachers College here has been ap- . Craflon, coach at Harrison high school and former University of , Howard (Pee Weel Montgomery, who resigned. Grapefruit Loop Play To Sta,rt Tomorrow By The AMOciated Press All 16 of the American and National League teams are scheduled to open their spring exhibition game schedule on a broad southern and western baseball front tomorrow'. The New York Yankees, world champions and American League pennant winners, will start oft against the St. Lotji.s Cardinals of the National loop at St. Petersburg, Fla. Cleveland vs Giants T«o clubs whom many think will be meeting in the World Series next October — the Cleveland Indians and New York Giants- open their grapefruit league grind at Tucson, Ariz, The Giants arc defending National League champions. Oilier fames: Cincinnati N vs. Boston A al Sarasota, J-la. Detroit ,\ ,s. 1-liilatlclplila N at Cle.-invalrr, Fla. I'hilaitrlplila A vs. Washington A nl Orl.imlo, Fla. Boston N vs. Brooklyn N al Miami, Fla. Chicago N vs Oliicaeo A al 1'as- adcna, ('.'.lit. Piilsbureh N vs. St. I.ouis A al Burbank, C.ilif. Chic.iso N "H" Cleveland A "B" al Mesa. Ari7. HE I.MRNKD TO I'l.AV MKB ins DAO-Wh,n the NCR York Yankee rookie Kal Segrht »a, a kid «L.Td ?»" "fr he ""' '" PraC " Ce 5lW1 " B " lt0 " *"* JUS1 " ke Uwl - Ife b '« -*Hlon w to p Uy ban :;,"."; r^r ™r: **- wiih uie New York va - kws "*•"• - - **•^ Osceola Girls in Semi-Finals Of District Three Tournament s JSST The Scminolcttcs of Coach Dnkic*- Sprck walked off with (he victory by putting on a strong last half finish niter a slow start. Tonight, the Seminoletles arc scheduled to meet Monette in the second heml-finnl game at 8:30 ami this game should be t'.ie lop one of the tonrnatnenfc. In other action-last night, Monette moved into the round just as expected by (inning hack Hector 45-41 nnd Marked Tree moved up with a 31-26 victory over Bay. Utlle Hillle Gaines Mann paved the way for Osceola's win. The fast dribbling, crnrk shooting Utlle forward pushed 20 points through tlie net to carry off high point honors. But she had plenty of help. Katie Mae Watson, the other half of Os- ccolais one-two punch, jcored H points and Shirley Cone chipped In with six. And Osceola's guard's Lowe, Peeper and Keudvlck. played, superb defensive ball. I>»rr Scored 38 For Piggott. Anna Clara Janes walked off with high point honors wiih 11 points. In the Marked Tree-Bay contest. Allene Swan and Ciail Elliott paced Marked Tree's scoring attack with 12 points each and Bernice Goodson led Bay with the same number. Shelby Darr, Monette's crackerjack forward, put on another fine scoring show as she led the Buffalo six to Its win over Rector. She scored 38 polnU. For Reclor Roma Nell Bullock was high with 33. In tonight's other semi-final game, the host and favored Greene County Tech team will meet Marked Tree at 7:30. 'Hie winners, of tonight's games will meet at 7:30 tomorrow night lor Ihe district championship. Tonight's Monetle-Osccola contest Is expected to be the tops »f the tournament. Both teams boast fine records nnd the game should be close all the way. v Osceola I'os. • Plggott Mann (201 ... F <n> janes Wntson ill) . F CO) Grider Cone (G) p «> Russell Peeper G Dowdy Kendrick . .. .G McCJee Lowe .G Austin Substitutions: Osccola — Dunn. Piggott—Markham. Final Braces Run In Memphis Trial IFERNANDO, Miss. IF, — The last fix braces were scheduled lo per- I form today for the Memphis Amateur Field Trial Club's shooting dog stake. And there was a good chance a second series would lie called la determine the best of the gun dog By MimiMY KOSi: NEW YORK My- U'lt-hooklni; ?nddy Young of New York was -ated a 7 to 5 favorite to whip Ernie (The Rockl Duiando of Bay- onnc. N. J., at Madison Stitmrc Qarricn tonight and earn a middleweight tide shot. A good crowd of 10.000 and a gate of close to $.10,000—big money In these television days—was anticipated by the promoting International Boxing club for this fourth meeting of the two power punchers To Be Tclrcasl The lO-rouncier will start at 10 p. m. (EST) and will be broadcast and telecast across the nation. The telecast will be carefully watched by Mjiidlewclght Champion Ray Robinson who has slirned to fight the winner In a titfe go at the Garden, May 16. That depends, of course, on Sugar Ray winning both of his forth- ErnieDurando,PaddyYoung Fight for Title Shot Tonight coming championship bouts. He takes on Carl (Bobo) Olson in San Francisco next Thursday, and Rocky Graziano in the Chicago Stadium. April 16. All Even The 23-ycar-oltl Young, and the 25-year-old Durando are all even after three clashes. Paddy won th» first one, on Sept. 15, 1050, by > wide margin. Durantlo, a lerrlflo right hand clouter, captured the second by split decision, Nnv 2, lOSl; and 28 days later they fought to a draw. Durando has been stopped onct in 18 fights while Paddy has been halted twice in 53. Dnrando's record Is 33-12-3 snd 25 knockouts. Young's record is 42-8-3 with 21 kayos. from the midsouth. Judges orlered four dogs, two setter and two pointers, to be ready in CMC another running was required. College Basketball By The Associated Press Holy Cross 47, Dartmouth 40. Siena 61, St. Bonaventure 59. Oklahoma AitM 62, 6t. Loulu 45. STITZEl-WULER DISTILLERY, [ST. LOUISVILLE, XENTUCK.Y 1»« XfNIUCKY SJMIGHT tOURBON WHISKEY . <)0 P B O O f j but routed one. Shady Lady m»de ,u-»it« ^i ^i,- i;.„.,, i .,,it; .1 . _ i Wallace of Ardmore, Okla.j contact six times, handling three of Ranger v.a.s on birds tlirec times.(them ••-" ' to build cr buy a tioine. Lean repaid lifce rent BLYTHEVILLE FEDERAL SAVINGS & LOAN ASSOCIATION GT.KNCOK BLT)G. 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