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[»fOKPAT, MARCH 19, 1958 _ _^_ — ^_ Osceola Girls Win District Three Cage Championship ^^M^^J^^.^^^MIS NIT Play in Quarter-Finals; NAIB Action Starts Tonight f I <<• -—.—' •• 111^ LUC 11 4-VJ-|JUULL V1LLU in the finals of the district tournament here Salurdav The Seminolettes of Coach Dtikie*. Speck rounded out a near perfect season by whipping the Cioldcn Eagle six 42-32 in the championship game. The victory was their 29ih of the season against only two louses. One of these loses was to Greene County Tech early this season. ^rhe seminolettes used n strong B.v OKLO ROHKKTSON They led alMhe wa7 bm'nevcTb'y' NEW YORK <*j-Seedert teams will be on display for the first time more than five or six points until [ '" thc J5t)l '"'"""nil Invitation Basketball Tonrnament at Madi«on tanza when they turned j Square Garden tonight when the original Held of 12 will be'reduced famed "<»«-t»'o ptmch" |'Vhe'schedule calls for the see-* ond straight tripleheader com|>os- I ed of two quarter-final games and one first-round affair. -The Quarter-finals will send Jf Katie Mae Watson and little Billie Gaines Mann, teamed perfectly to lead the Seminolettrs to ie win. Watson whipped 21 pcint.s through the nets and Mann scored •5. Kay Thoinason. Greene County's flashy forward, equaled WSUMI'S scoring performance with 21 points but her efforts weivn't quiet enough. Tech's defense was unable! o cope with the sharpshaolin*; of j fourth-seeded St. Bonaventnre 195 against Western Kentucky in the opener and third-seeded St. John's Of ' Brooklyn 9?-3 aeainsT highly 22-3 against Holy Cross ->3-3 faces Seattle the sh-iriMhnnrin nfi"' 1 *" 7 '" " ie fi '' s '->'<>uiid encounter -'- ?*t~* aS "" d "rtaller colleges will start the weeding out process in thc N T AIB tourtiament at Kansas City and three games with, an important bearing on the NCAA I tournament will be played in the Seven and Pacific Coast con- ;uards managed to stop everybody but Thomason. To Stale 'J'hurday The Seminolettes are scheduled o go to the state Tournament at, Newport Thursday. Their first game , „,„ ^» v .,.. ,,„,, „....,„, ,,„ , in the slate meet will be against! ^^,7'-c A A „'?» r, x, C °'\: DCS Arc at 2:30 p.m. Thursday. I ^ rencei ' NCAA l' la >' °P™ S March Besides winning the district :title Washington'.: Hn-1-i/.c v c • t *"rter ssrsi"» ^ -™ -- p»s coathes and officials. They placed four players en the team while jreene County Tech got three berths and Luxor a. Monelte, Mark- meets UCLA at Los Angeles in the rubber panic of the Pacific Coast playoff for the ri^hl to enter the NCAA championship play UCLA ed Tree, Hector and-piggotf each ^^^?°^> b ^ placed one player. Huskics Cllme back ^ l ° u ' *e Osceola payers selected on the counts with a 53-50 triumph Sat- :eam nre: Bllhe Gaines M.iim, Katie ur day "'»mpn aat Mae Watson, Jean Kendrick and '' Kansas Nee.is Win Carolyn Lowe. Others on tre team Kansas needs a victory over Col are Kay Thoinason. Dora Pillow, orado at Boulder Co!o or -, nV and Pat Ccle of Tech; Fannie Lou feat of Kansas Slate bv'Oklahoma CVtrk-rpll Of T.livnra- SholK.. Rarr nf *~ ,.,.~ ,..„ —, „ • ^ivnululna Cockrell of Luxora: Shelby Darr of Monette. Susie. Shrum of Marked Tree, Roma Nell Bullock of Rector and Anna Janes of Osceola Fas. Greene Co. Tecli (21) Thomason (1) Pillow (71 Wells P. Cole Boczer Smith . Substitutions: Osceola — Dunn. Spiers. Tech — Lydell, Cole, La\vs and Carter. Mann (15) Cone (6| Watson <2!) Peeper Kendrick Lowe P F F G Q G (jfore, Jenkins In Finals of AAU Tourney LITTLE ROCK (<P) — Eighteen championship bouts highlight the finals of the Arkansas AAU bori- Ing tournament finals here tonight. The open division winners will represent Arkansas in the National AAU tourney in Boston April 7-9 The card: 112 pound open—Jackie Reeves, North Little Rock vs. Marvin Norman. North Little Rock. 112 pound open—Billy Joe Quck, Little Rock vs. Jack Postlewaitc, Hnf Springs. 119 pound novice—Bill Miller, Ft. Smith vs. Gary Moore. Conwny. 119 pound .open—Bobby Mahnn Paypttevllle vs. subby X'alcnt, Ft Smith. 12s pound novice—Don Brown Pine Blutf vs. Lonnie Miller Ft Smith. 125 pound open—j. w. Gore, Wil- HIJ.vs. Kenneth Brooks. Fayetlc- vinc? 132 pound novice—Billy Carter, Comvay vs. James Ed. Srrilth Conway. 132 pound open—Joe Perry Hot Springs vs. Sonny Jenkins. Wilson 139 pound novice—Wetdon Gillian. Comvay vs. Tommy Vaunt's North Little Rock. S9 pound open—Scrappy Moorn Little Hock vs. John Nash liltle Rock. 147 pound novice—Gene Rittrr F.'vcttevllle vs. Ed Riley, Favette- ville. H7 pound open—Hartsilt Vir» Ozark vs. Tommv Monigotnerv" Pine Bluff. IBS pound novice—Bill Ryan FiivettevHle vs. Fred Mills. Conwny' 156 pound open—Harold Burch Wilson vs. Jim Strattou Favcttc- ville. 165 pound novice—Dan Drmp- ; y. Conway vs. Billy Younls. North Little Rock. j 165 pound open—Sonny Insram ! North Little Rock vs. hon Newman. Little Rock. 178 pound open—Bob Starr. Cor- ' way vs. Charles Reeves. North Lit- : eavy'weieht—Bernis nuke. Lit-' to win the Big Seven spot in thc NCAA post-season play. In event of a tic, Kansas and Kansas Slate will meet In a one-game playoff for the title. If the Bis Seven race is settled tonight, only one coulerence berth will be left in the NCAA tournament. That goes to the winrrr of the Ivy League, which could end in a three-way tie. Penn beat Cornell Saturday. 7652, to go into a second-place tic with the Ithncans at 8-2. Princeton with a 9-1 record meets Columbia Wednesday and Penn on Saturday. Penn also plays Yale while Cornell will meet Columbia and Dartmouth. Four Eastern teams remain to be selected at large for NCAA play but-they may not be>named .-until after the NIT is completed. Pine Bluff Wins State A Crown Fayetfeville Defeated 43-27; Valley Springs Cops B Title Again By '('he AssocUfert Press The 1952 Arkansas high school Basketball championships have been relained in the same district that carted off the 1951 titles The 1D5! state Class B tillist Valley Springs, took home this year's championship in beating Hartford. 53-34, at Prescolt Saturday night. Pine Bluff kept the Cla.ss A title in the Big Six division by whipping Fayetteville. 43-27. at Fayetteville Saturday night. Ft. smith, another Big Six entry, won the 1951 class A Crown. lion, Eudcll and Sidney Ragland. set the pace lor the" defending champions. Eudell Raglan,; wn.s high scorer with 15 points. His brother, Sidney, set up most of the plays. Jim Reed virtually was the entire show In Pine Bluff's victory over Fayetteville. He scored 19 points, running his lolal for the Class A tournament to 13. Members of the Class A all-tournament team selected by the coaches: Reed and Billy Holmes of Pine Bluff; Bass Trumbo and Ray Barnes of Payetteville; John Fortenbury of North Little Rock; Guy Cable of Rogers; Dale Lassiter o'f Monticello; Judson Avey of Clinton; Franklin Heath of Tuckerman and Clint Otwell of Texarkana. (ARK.) COWRTEH n the new recruits. (NBA) Five University of Alaska students in 1951 scaled 13,200-foot Mt. Hess.in-,the Alaska range for, the. first time. Burke Wins at St. Pete For 4th Major Victory By BEN FUNK ST. PETERSBURG, Fia. M>) _ Golfs winter wonder lad, Jack Burke. Jr., looked forward eagerly to new conquests today after running his tournament winning streak to four in a row. The young Texan captured the * __ _; S10.000 St. Petersburg Open yes"- terday with a record-shattering 266 and picked up his S2.000 first prize with the air of a lellow who .intends to go on winning tournaments indefinitely. His margin was eiaht strokes over his nearest opponent, Al Besselink of Chicago. 58,700 Earnings The victory increased Burke's bankroll, the bgsest of the winter ffolf circuit, to SS.700. In the three weeks before coining to Florida, he the Texas Open, the had Houston open and the Rouge Open in succession. Baton . | Burke put together rounds of 66. i 60. 55, and 66 in winning the St. j Petersburg open. Besselink fired i rounds of 66. 69. 71 and 68 to finish i iecond at 274 and take second-place money of S 1.400. C.nry Middlcdoff of Memphis Tenn., wiio led at the end of the second round, tied for third with Tommy Bolt of Durham. N c and Skee Reigt-I of Tulsa. Okla., at 278 Steve Wadiak Killed in Crash COLUMBIA. S. C. r-AP.-Steve Wsdiak. one of the great name.s In Southern college .sports, Is dead victim of highway speed accident ' The 24-year-old University of •South Carolina All-Southern "conference football halfback was Injur- Veeck Satisfied With Brownies BURBANK. Calif. <AP)_ Owner Bill veeck and Manager Rogers Hornsby had a pre-game session about the St. Louis Browns' players yesterday and Veeck apparently Is pleased with what he heard. "Rogers Is salisfled with the progress of the men." Veeck said. "He's working on problems for the various jxjsitlons where competition Is Ihe deepest. "We don't plan to cut anyone off the squad at this time." Read Courier Nc j Classified Ads ed fatally yesterday near Aiken The car in which he was riding left the highway and plnwheeled five or six times. B "' y RRy Smlth ' SPECIAL PLATE LUNCH 'lliti Choice of Meat W«*P and 3 Vegetables Genuine Pil Barbecue NICKEL STAND 103 W. M»!n Phone Adults 50c—Children 1S« BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA Monday, March 10 , 8 p.m. ^^ TAG MATCH Tex Riley & Roy Welch TS. Eddie Malone & Jim Bendix Reserved Seals. Call 33S9 Also 3 1-FaII Marches Roy Welch vs. Bendix Tex Riley vs. Malone From the Training Camps — Kiner Left Behind as Pirates Hit Road; Bosox Sign Goodman n y The Associated Press day. sawyer announced coach at third this year. full game. Meyer decided yesterday lie would*— leave Kiner behind when the Bucs travel to Anaheim today to play the Hollywood club. Kiner appeared In the St. Louis Brown-Pirate game yesterday long enough to collect his first exhibition game hit of the season a single. The pirates lost, U-5. Satvyer (o Coach CLEAHWATER. Fla. (/l'| _ Manager Eddie Sawyer o[ the Philadelphia Phillies is returning to the coaching lines. After watching his club wallop the Boston Red Sox. 13-4, ycster- he will Goodman Signs SARATOGA. Fla. lip, — All the Red Sox players were in the fold today with the signing yesterday of infielder Billy Goodman; the -last Boston hollont. Frirtley Shines TUCSON, Ariz. IIP,— With a rookie named Jim Fridley In right /ield. Cleveland's outfield is showing the kind ol punch that was sorely needed In last season's pennant drive. In two games against the New York Giants, Fridley has picked up live hits. He had three yesterday at Phoenix, when Cleveland beat the Giants, 5-4. Manlle, Jensen Benched ST. PETERSBNRG. Pla. W) — Mickey Mantle and Jackie Jensen, who are fighting it out. for Joe Di- Maggln's old centerlield spot with the New York Yankees, are both on the sidelines with bad lees. The Yanks lost to the Cardinals. 3-1. yesterday. Snider Recuperates MIAMI. Fla. I/Pi — Cei\terfieldcr Duke Snider of the Brooklyn Dodgers was slated to try out his sprained left ankle in a batting drill today. It has been responding to treatment and he probably will be back in action before long. Brooklyn dropped a 6-2 decision'to the Boston Braves .yesterday. Oaklawn Park Season Enters Third Week HOT SPRINGS, Ark. CAP) _ A .field of three-year-olds representing some of the best known stables at Oaklawn Park took the spotlight today as thc third week of the 1952 racing season opened. Twelve horses were entered In featured five and a half 'furlong Pine Bluff purse race. Thomas Gray's Hill County, the son of Count Fleet and Up The Hill, appeared the favorite. Others entered for thc race are Ruby Corrour, Trouble, Miss Zill, Isomur. Steamboat Bill, Gollad' SkyTiger, A. N. Harley, Rolling Time. Courser and Cytchamvin. Two track records fell at Oaklawn Saturday. Henry Forrest's Our Kite scored an upset In winning the »5.IH10 King Cotton Handicap, touring the mile and 10 yard course in 1:40,3. This Is one-tenth of a second better than the old record set by Provocative March 4, J850. In the fifth race, Mrs. Emit Denemark's Red Curtice covered five and a half furlongs In 1 :(M.4 to shatter a 45-year-old record of 1:06.1 set by The Bear, March 21. 1007. David Livingstone, the explorer disappeared in Uganda, the Brit- Malone, Bendix On Legion Card Veteran toughies Eddie Malone and Jim Bendix are scheduled to team tonight In the tag match feature of the American Legion's wrestling bout.s at Memorial V\wll- toriiun. Opposing them will be a couple of other veterans, Hoy Welch and Tex Riley. The bout is slated for the M-minute time limit, best Iwo of three [alls route. Also on tonipht's card are a pair of one-fall preliminary matches. In the first, nflev will Inke on r more than 80 years ago. ri.x In the second. • - , -- - _ t-TkVJC. IMfSE ^ Shea Shines but Yanks Lose to Cards 3-1; Maglie Falters and Giants Loses By ED COKKICAN' Associated Tres. Sports Writer That Is the only way (lie superb pllchei of thc Giants can explain his dismal faihne against Ihe Yankees in the fourth name of the last World Series. You i fering an alibi. _ ' Yon ask him what M happened and he §) tells you. I "That light down the stretch and Ihe play-off with Brooklyn were the World Scries for me, I guess." sal snid, thoughtfully. 1 kind of conipetition -, ...... - Bave it evervlhint: I r •j, l ™*™.'?« d .to>«o« t coulrt the Hicy'ro hoping, and appareiill'v" Jlaiiag lias without any delay. + Shen a big fellow won the All- Star game nnd two World Series games i,, 'n. T1 ,en his arm went bad and he put In stints at Newark and Kansas City with the Yank brass hoping at the start n! each year (ha! his stuff would return It never has and unless lie shows something Ihls year mil „„],. to Stengel but to himself as wil j ( ' s the end of the road lor hi,,,. Stencel losjieil Shea in ;ii!ainsl the St. I.oui.s Cardinals in ,m pjchi- biiion eaiiie yestorday and although you hardly could call it a thorough test he did hurl three hitlcss innines a feat which pimped the professor even Ihoueli the Yanks went down to a 3-1 defeat Eddie Lopat a aj-pame winner lasl year save up one Curd mn. but Art Srmllnck. n lefthander, was "i with Die defeat, yielii'ng the winm,:;: tally in the elvhth m- Enos Slaughter was up to hK old ti-irks. He popped In tiie fiist liedbird marker and scored Ihe second. I'lills Beat nu;ox If Hie Yanks tot sonic good news "ut of She;i's performance, (he Bo,ton fied Sox. who haven't been installed e,s favorites for Ihe Amei lean League pennant for n rhanue. had little tn crow about. With new manager Lmi Boudreau trying to . all gears meshing, the lied Sox took a shellacking from the Philadelphia Phillips, 1:1-4. Not only did the Phils slap the fil , ,, , -• "•= • offerings of Rookie Jin, HL ,ner for y J vi " ollt l ' clt - there co! three rims, but they teed off on I " CVCr " c " n . vlh »'B greater, and veterans Ray Scarborough for four ! ?"!. Mell{ ?' ,( elt thnl tllis wns Just nil "id Walter Mastcrson for six. Most of the players In the Sox lineup wore youngsters, and they couldn't do much against Bubba Church and Jim Konstanty. The Cleveland Indians, who very well might wind up in the American League favorite's post, hung a 5-4 defeat on the National League champion New York Giants. Sal Mafilie, who won 23 for the Durochermen last year, was the victim of the Indian" bats. He gave up two runs in the seventh inning that broke a 3-3 lie. Jim .Henrn and Larry Jalieen, the other members of the Giants'" big three, hurled creditably. Lou Brls- sie, who worked three Innings for tne Indians, was the winner. Dtidjcrs Lose. The Boston Braves polished off the Brooklyn Dodgers for the second time in n row, fl-2. A three-run home run by Sid Gordon off Johnny Schmit?, in the .seventh made things easy for the winners. John Podres and Ben Wade, a couple of rookies who are expected to stick worked for the Brooks. The St. Couls Browns swamped the Pittsburgh Pirates. 11-5 collecting six runs In the first Inning off Rookie Hiirler Ken Barbao The Philadelphia A'S defeated the Washington Senators. 4-2, on a two-aboard homer by Pete Suder in the second Inning. The Chicago White Sox nipped the Chicago Clubs, 3-2; the Cincinnati Reds edged the Detroit Tigers, 1-0, and the Phillies "B" squad thrashed the Reds' second-stringers 12-5, In other exhibitions. ««c«y «»nHng on Frank Shea, ( T' 1 , hclp Ulis year ' Bl '' «'ms tn find out just what Shea 'Couldn't Arouse Myself/ Maglie Says of Series Flop B.v CiAYI.K TA1.11OT PIIOKNIX. Arj7. WV -He was pitching his first World Series gam« uull'ted'fn a" 1 * '"""' """ " C C0l " rinlt ' Eomoh ™' e pt m™-lf reaTy •stances but he, Sal Maslie, snT,V co^n^ouse'hi™T I need. Fact Is, I th i' 05 '' '''IF'""* ever S' t...™ uiivs. i olnn t have my control nn wasn't nmd at the Yankees. I bearded battler from Niagara Falls would he overawed bv the Yanks Yon don't »„.<( „ M / s record y boat the Brooks five out of six if , - • ij'° ll ' re !hort in a ny department So know, too, the the way Sa! tells it, that has to way he says it, ! l>c '"'TO- that he Is not of- j Ho was reminded lhat on the first day he was supposed to pitch it ted rained, and that he and the other Giants flushed with a 2-1 lead in same., and rearing to get on with it, had s,it around the clubhouse for n innt; time an( j i oo ked he might have had his stuff plus the incentive, on that day? ' 1'clt Head) "I've thought about that, but I don t know." he replied. "I know I felt ready an d confident that day but I did Ihe next dav, too 1", ro " ld "' t eet the ball over the Mnglie marls a conscious effort to diagnose himself, pausing now and then tn smile at his own ba<» ball foibles. "I sues* I'm craby. but I can't pilch my best unless there's two or three men on base." he said. If there s nobody on I can't get much Interested, i , aa i around, and pretty soon some batter whacks one good I've tried to break myself of It, but I can't seem to. Sometime. I fool around warming up before a game and when r get out them nnd out I'm not ready. other ball game when are "gainst thc Yankees. ^ Kr[ «i Wiisri't Tired 'No, I wasn't tired. At least. I didn't feel tired. I had had lour ' nk I'm nt my felt There can IK no question of M«p- es courage In the tight p| nc ci hcnvy . COMING SOON! Big News In Feeds- Wafch For Announcement This Thursday I Tractor Tires! U. S. 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