The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 15, 1949 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 15, 1949
Page 11
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JTHURSDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1SMD rn.YTIIEVn.LK (ARK.) COURIER NEWS — - . -_ .,-. _ _ _ | •-« • i * « Lj I » 4? ^I* I §• ill * I ^" ' " " ~~ PAGE ELEVEN Chicks MeeUyiessick Cagers Tonight-Play Underway in Two TournamenTs 4 u?rmui A RAHC M ;~— - ^••»* Blyfheville Boys FaceToughQuinfs Memphians Victors } In Previous Tilts On Hardwood Courts Coach Jimmy Fisher's BlylhevillD "W> School Chlckasaws. claiming three victories fn their first three outings of the 1049-50 cage season, mane (hen- final appearance until "Her the Christmas holidays when they meet the strong Mcsslrk High 'fvm Pan ".' crs at thc H!llc >' Fiel(1 Until the Chick A and B squads »™ scheduled for action In to- niRlU's twin bin. in the first game, scheduled fur 7:30 the R teams of . tne two schools will clash will) thc A teams meeting at 8:30. T?i? acl1 ' Pisncr yesterday sent Ills Tibe throvRh a gruelling scrimmage m preparation for tonight's loi'Kh tilt. He placed most emphasis on defensive play, working on both we and man-to-man defenses. This will be the third straight «ar that Blythevlllc and Mcssict teams have met on the liarriwnot courts and the Chicks have yet to w 'n a single game. They came close twice last year though, losing to Loach Mac Givens' Panthers by one Point In each engagement.. Tirst flrtmr- for Reserves Tills will he the first game of the Mason for the Chicks reserves. The majority of them, however, saw ac'"°n in the last minutes of Tuea- nay night's victory over the Sleele Bulldogs. After tonight's twin bill the Chirks will eel a two weeks rest auring the school's Christmas holidays. They will resume action Jan 5 when they go to Jonesboro to take part In Arkansas State College's annual Northeast Arkansas Invitation Tournament. Blylhevlllc's junior Papooses have. already closed their season until after the Christmas holidays anrt the Squaws will close theirs after jthe Luxora Invitational Tourna- fljient which ends Saturday night Tonight the Squaws will meet the Osceola girls in the first-round game of the tournament. The game is scheduled for 8 o'clock. Cooter and Y/ardell Cagers Play Tomorrow COOTER, MO.. Dec. 15 — Cooter High School's Wildcats, victorious BROTHER BOOTERS—Cor-' tion Ghsson, left, thc nation's leading jockey, and his apprentice brother, Johnny, get together at Tanforan, San Bruno .Cahf. Both are momentarily on the ground, Gordon because A'» a Dr °l<en bone in his should Ji=r. and Johnny because of a ^suspension imposed because of •fSr r ' and Johnny because ,J\$uspcnsion imposed beca his crowding a horse at the rail. Porkers Play Indiana After Loss to Illinois BLOOMINOTON. Ind., Dec. 15 «>i — Arkansas comes here tonight to try to even it.s basketball score with the Big Ten Conference by beating Indiana. The Razorbacks dropped a B5-53 decision to Illinois, the Big Ten's defending champion, at Champaign last night, despite the spectacular shooting o! Gerald Hiiclspeth. The Porkers' senior forward lilt the hoops from all angles and distances for 23 points. He made 10 field goals and (hrec free throws. Arkansas' ball-controlling style of play stymied the mini for a half and enabled thc visitors to enjoy a 21-15 halftime lead. But the Rnzorbacks. losing Jim Cathcart and D. L, Miller on fouls early in thc second half and Sam Smith and Jack Hess later on. could not keep up the pace—lettin* Illin ois break through lor 50 points after intermission. Roy. Oatewood and Wallv Ostc'- korn sparked the Illinois 'with il points each. Bis Hob Ambler followed Hudspeth in the Arkansas scoring column with seven points Kentucky to Meet St. Johns College in Garden Tonight NEW YORK. Dec, 15-W_College basketball's intersectional program gains momentum tonight with the appearance of Kentucky NCAA champions, In Madison Sqnar Garden, and the appearance of Southern California and Denver "l a doublhcader at Buffalo. Kentucky, which lost most of its stars by graduation, is paired against St. John's of Brooklyn College. USC, from the Pacific Coast meets CanLsiiis and Denver, from the Rocky Mountains. Tangles with Niagara in the Buffalo twin bill. Tiierc wasn't much doing from a national viewpoint last night with the exception of Howard Payne's 57-56 upset over Southern Methodist In the Southwest, Michigan, beaten by Toledo last Saturday, bounced hack to wallop Butler. 73-48, and Illinois put on a 50-point spree in the second half to humble Arkansas, 65-53. In a douoleheader at Philadelphia's Palestra Pennsylvania nicked Maryland, 54-52. and Villanova trampled Tampa. 72-47. In "ther games Nebraska beat Towa Teachers CO-54, and LouisviUS beat Los Angeles Loyola 47-46, on a long shot, in the last 24 seconds. Steete Bulldogs to Play In Nettleton Tonight STEELE, Mo., Dec. 15 — Stecle High Schol's Bulldogs, who were defeated last week by Blythevillc, will journey to Nettleton. Ark., tonight to meet the Nettleton Red Raiders. The Bulldogs will return home Tuesday night to-meet the Bragg City, Mo., quintet. Woodruff,Wolf\-MNZ, Wilson SPEEUY TWOSOME-Charles Ray Wise (left) and Sonnv site. Chick foi'^rds James Fisher's Tribe against Coach Mac Givens' Messlck Hiah panih, r >r , of a cage double header at Haley Field B v,n W se a 7homo e a d s T"" for the CHick, in tonight, first game ^^ Z^^™ ' " "^ g " ne '""" """ Major League Trading Breaks Loose; Cards Deal with Reds Continued from p ilK c 8 thing to please the guests. Jules Lederer, from Ban Claire. Wis,, was looking in amazement nt Hie swank Palm Springs Biltmore tfotel, built by Sam Levin, the San Francisco theater magnate. Lederer finally caught his breath turned to "It's difficult to believe that only Sam's son, Irving, and said: n million dollars ago this was Just desert." Any I hiii); to Oblige The luxury and the iefs-kecp- he-guc.sts-h a p p y atmosphere of Palm Springs is evident everywhere. n their first four outings this season, will go alter win No. 5 tomorrow night when they meet Wardcll at the high school gym here. In a preliminary game, thc Cooter girls who have won two games in a row. will meet thc Wardcll girls The first, game is scheduled for 7-30 NEW YOHK, Dec. 15. (IT) — Thc* Boston Braves underwent the biggest shakeup but the St. Louis Browns pocketed the most cash In the million-dollar trading session that marked the major league base^ill meetings. The Browns obtained more than 8200,000 in deals that sent third baseman Bob Dillinger and outfielder Paul Lchner to the Philadelphia Athletics and second baseman Gerry Priddy to the Detroit Tigers. _ In all. twenty-two players changed uniforms in addition to unnamed minor leaguers thrown in as part of certain trades. Here's the boxscore of changes: Bosioii Braves Give Up Obtain Alvin Dark, SS W. Marshall, CP Eddie Stanky, 2B S Gordon. OP 313 Bill Voisellc, P Buddy Kerr, SS Marv Rickcrt, OP Sum Webb P Gene Mauch, IP One unnamed minor leaguer St. Louis Browns ierry Priddy, 2B Lou Kretlow, P Bob Dillinger, 3B Billy Demars. SS Paul Lchner, OP p. Gustine. an R. Coleman. OP R. Ippolitto, OP New York Giants W. Marshall, OP Alvin Dark, SS S. Gordon, OP:)B E. Stanky. 2B Buddy KciT, SS Sam Webb, P Philadelphia Athletics Billy Demars, SS Ed Klioman. P F. Gustine. 3D Bob Dillinger. 3B R. Coleman, OP P. Lchner, OP R. Ippolitto. OP H. Majeski. 3B Cincinnati KerTs Harry Walker. OF Ron Northey. OP Winor leaguer Lou Klein. IP (unnamed) SI. Louis Cardinals Ron Northey. OP H. Walker, OP Lou Klein, IP Minor leaguer (unnamed) Chicago Cubs Gene Mauch, IP Bill Voisellc, P Pittsburgh Pirates Minor leaguer M. Rickcrt. OF (unnamed) Cliirugo While Sox Ed Klieman, P H. Majeski. 3B Ilitlroit Tigers Kretlow. P Gerry Priddy, IP Caruthersvifle's Cagers to Invade Holland Tonight HOLLAND, Mo., Dec. 15 - The Holland High School Tigers who last week lost to Gosnell. Ark., will t'y to get back on the victory trail tonight against Caruthcrsville Hi«h School. Both the A and B boys' teams of the two schools will meet in a twin- bill at thc High School gym here. The first game is scheduled for 7 30 The Holland giris will not piny tonight as Caruthcrsville dues' not sponsor girls' basketball. Dakota's Badlands cover 5.200 square miles of eroding silt clay and dust. Three Basketball Tilts to Be Played In Armory Tonight Piny In the Blylheville Y's City Basketball League will continue to- niuht with three games scheduled for the Hlythevillc Armory on South Second Street. Starting uclioli tonight will be the Wakcficld Service Station five and thc Dlytheville Motor Company quintet. Both of these teams won their first round games last week find will be shooting for second wins. In tonight's second game the two Southeast Missouri leaRue entrants Stcele and Holland, will clash. Both' these teams were defeated in their fn-st round games last week and will be after their first victories. In the final gnme tv.-o more Blythcvtlle teams, the Hubbard Hardware All-Stars and Farmers Bank will meet. The All-stars will lie looking for their second league win while the Bankers will be afle Decide to Stay With Baylor WACO, Tex., Dec. 15—<VP)—H's '']' to Arkansas—or rather Athletic Uircctor John Banihlll of Arkansas with es, e same array of head coach- Baylor sellled Us problem yesterday as Bolj Woodruff decided to quarter withdraw his resignation and continue as head conch. The day before Texas Christian had retained Leo (Dutch) Meyer, who had expected to retire but instead signet! a three- year contract. BarnhUI has promised an announcement on reorganization of the Arkansas Athletic Department tomorrow. Barnhlll has said he didn't know whether he would re- hnquish thc head coaching job and ire athletic director ony or continue lo hod down both. Ending a week of turmoil at Baylor, where Woodruff and Athletic Director Ralph Wolf both resigned as the result of friction between them over operation of the athletic department, the Baylor Board of Trustees announced thut Woodruff would remain ns head coach and Wolf would become executive vice-president and general manager of the Baylor Stadium Corporation. The Job of athletic director was left open. It being explained that it. would not lie filled until the duties and responsibilities of this post were most definitely defined. After Woodruff last week Issued what In effect wns an ultlmalom that conditions In thc athletic department were Intolerable and that he would accept no compromise he Baylor Athletic Committee continued Wolf as athletic director pending his acceptance of the job of director of the stadium. Woodruff then resigned. The next day Wolf turned In his resignation 'To clear the atmosphere for reorganization of thc athletic department." This week the athletic committee and a special committee worked out a plan that met thc approval of boh Woodruff and Wolf. The two accepted It before the board of trustees ratified it. Then Dr. w. R. White, president of Baylor announced the matter had been settled. Wolf and Woodruff reportedly clashed over the way thc athletic department was to be operated- Woodruff wanting It on a greater scale nnd at more expense in the past. Wolf opposed this. Even to names like Mrs. Pleasant, who Is the hostess at the Hotel Casitas del Monte. A village restaurant passes out mint-flavored toothpicks, an economy trick for Ihe management and ~ time-saver for Ihe tourists GIFT OR GUEST OLD FITZGERALD in gay holiday ivrap Lack? the gu«l—long-rememberer! lh« giyer—wl, en your "hnli,l, r rtrer » OM r,TzcriiAlJ>! 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"'""'Brat teams In the county, They son girls and the Oscola boys aci- llcfrai(>t! Ihe Mons handily in a vaticed In the tournament with easy mcelll1 R earlier this year at Gosnell first-round victories while at l)yi .ss . "'"' '•"" l)0 out to make a clean Ihe and Mlssco girls and i • v '"' l ']> of the season's series. Ird'^hH 1 " 1 £ J i ' r ! w " CD "° ys movcii I Tlle Blllnc wi " bc th « 'rain" at- Into the semi-finals with compar- | traction of a twin-bill. In the first ath'e ease. Quarter-final play in Ihe Luxora tournament will continue tonight with three games on tap I uxotV" toys, hosts for the lo'm-iinnu-'nr will start things off tonight l,v meeting the Dell Uluejays in the first game nt 7 o'clock. Si|UH\vs Play Tonight niylhevlllc nigh Rchoi.l's girls' 'cum, the Squaws, will inec-t 'os- sceoln's girls nt 8 and thc Wilson and Osceolu boys will clash In thrust semi-final game :it 0. At Dyess, four games arc on tonight's genrta. in the first the Dycss girls will take on Keiser in n quarterfinal match nt 0 o'clock- Missco's girls will met Lcuntilo at 8: Dyess's boys will meet Ki'iscr at 7 and Shawnee's boys will tangle with Lepanto nt 0. Semi-final mate-lies In both tournaments are slated for tomorrow nlglil with the championship games set for Saturday night. In last night's action at Luxora Coach Tyc Adams' Luxora girls' walked over Annorcl by a 70-7 score, Cockcrcll paced Luxora with 24 points followed closely by if Hanna with 23. A Green scored all of Annorel's points. Osccola's boys had lillle trouble with Bnrdetlc and hung up a rc- cislve 70-17 victory. Warren Weln- berg, who went scoreless In thc Scmlnoles' first game Mils season led Ihe way with 17 points follow- sarnc the Oo-snell girls and the Manila girls will meet. The Manlk girls were victorious In the two teams' first meeting. Tuesday night the Lloas and Lionesses win journey to Caraway (or a pair of paine.'i. ed by Donald Watson with 15 and Eiibanks of nurrtetlc with 12. U'llsnn Girls Win Kaslly Coach Roy Stobauch's Wilson girls nrcc/ed through their first round game with a 38-12 victory over the Burdettc girls. J. Bowcn wns high with 16 points and Gore led fiiirdclte with nine. In Dyess action, the Dycss girls trounced Caraway to move Into the quarter finals. In thc second game Dycss boys had little trouble with the Caraway boys and moved up a notch on the bracket. Missco's girls eliminated Shawnes from further competition in the third game with a 52-2G win. Girdley of Missco led the way with 27 points and Terry led Shawnee with In the final game Shawnee's boys ran roughshod over Mlssco by i 54-14 score. Hlggins of Shawnea was high for the night with 18 points followed by Robertson with 14. Dimkln led Ml.ssco'with seven. 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