The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 25, 1950 · Page 10
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, January 25, 1950
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r. PAGE TEN (ATlK.) COOTWER NEWS WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 19Sf) Chicks And Squaws Lose To Leachvilie -Paps Hand Jonesboro 42 -41 Setback 'O'Brien's Charity Tribe Defeated By 5?-32 Score BlyHieville Sextet Bows to Lionesses 40-24 in Opener LEACH VILL.E, Jan. 25.—Loach- ville's IJons continued Ihclr basketball mastery over the Blylhcville Chicks here*last night taking « 5732 decision from ilic visitors in Hie feature game of a double header at (lie Leachvilie High School gym. And to make a complete evening of it the Lpachvilte fir Is overcame a scrappy Blythevtllc sextet 40-24 tn a preliminary game. It was the Chicks and Lions first meeling this year anrt the game went- about as..expected. However, Blylhcville played a much better game than the score indicates, the Chicks' biggest trouble being finding the range on the basket. Blytheville commanded play dur Ing the first quarter, leading the Moils most of the period. Hut Load ville grabbed the Ifari utter five minutes of piny and Iron) (here on was never headed. • Scott. Lenchville forward, was tile Lions' big 6<">. hitting the witter for a total ot 28 points. The closest to his total score was Jim Bern the Chicks big center, who tallied 11 points to lead his loam. The Chicks played un improved floor game but their shooting was far off. They worked the ball nicely but missed a number of lay up shots that had they made would have made tbe game much closer, : Blythevillo's Squaws led i^eachville during first quarter play btit the Lionesses' height paid off in the lute stages. In spite of the big difference in score, the Squaws played one of their best games of the season, considering their size and inexperience. ; Lucreta Bunch led Blythevlllc's scoring with 13 points followed by Jean Phillips with six and Billlc Presncll witli five. Adams paced Lenchville with 18 points followed by Thwcati with eight. Girls' Game Blytheville Poos. Leachvilie Bunch (13) F (6> Baker ..P. .. P. ..G. ..G. ..G. . W/7son Teams Win Twin Bill Pr om Osceo/o WII.SON, Jan. 25— Wf IAOII High School's .senior boys' and girls' bas- bnl\ teams took % double victory from^oln (cams here night with the girl* v. - innliiK 70-38 and the boys victorious 5li-42. It was the Wilson boys' first eeting with Osceola nnd the girls* second win over the SeminoUi .sextet. The Wil.'-on Rirls previously defeated the Oxceola girls In 1/ixorn's Inviialional toitrnnment month. Patricia Campbell led Wilson'N girls in scoring wiih 29 point.s folio wed by J. BOWPII with 21 nnd Price wiili 20. Oliver scored 20 for O.sccola followd by Mann with nine and Hobbins with .seven. Bob Forrester leti V/il.son'fi boys with n poinU followed by brothers Tom Riicl Tim Umreru'ood v,'ith 12 cacli. Friday night, Wilson's boy* and girls play Shfwnre at Rhawnee. Phillips (6) Presnell (5) O'Dcll .... Hodge . ... Fowler . ... Substitutions Williamson, . (8> Tluveatt .13) Rabbins .... Hanner; .... John.soi Gwil Bly thcv i lie— Jones Sutton and Tedlock LeKchvilte—Adams 118) and Mnllorj (5). Boys' fiamn Blyllicville P»s. Lcnclivtllc Wise (2) F (281 Scot Stires (2) P (81 Bile Berry (17) C <2> Adinn. Vance (7) G 6) Welcl Reid <O G. ..(1) GUpatvic' Substitutions: Blythcvilln—Binie (2). Harrison U), Find B. Ben; Leachvilie—McAdams (t), Sain (2 • nd Blackwell (3). Wilson ainpbPl] (:>!)) . Bowen (21) 'rice (20> Jlrd •avlor \ndrcws BOUDREAU UP—Lou Boiid- reau, Cleveland's snortstopping inanager, keeps in trim playing volley hall with the Elks Club team of Harvey, III. Holland Beats Bragg City in Double-Header HOLLAND, Jan. 25. —Holland's nnioi and senior boys won a double- loader from teams of Bragg Oil; list night. The juniors defeat ex Bra»£ City 35-15 in the first ftatrn nd the seniors won 35-30 in th iK'ond. Harris led the juniors in pom iiaking will) 1't points folUm-ed b. Martin and Smith with seven eacl For Brn«g City. Underwood \vn high with six- point. 1 ;. In the KCMiiQr gjinie. Avis score* 13 point.s to lead Hollnm!, folloxve by Ucld and Taylor \vith eigh points each- Curtis piiced Bragg Cit with 10 points nnd C. Rudkhi score eight. liolUind had n couiparntively cas time in both games wilh Bragg Cib never a -serious Ihrr-it-, Junior C'iitnu HollanU Pos. Btngg City Pos. F . . .. F .. P... CJ G o O.sceola . fQ> Mann (7> Robbins (20) Drh'er Fielder . Owens Dunn —Courier News I'holo OSCKOI.A HOPKl-'L'LS-Carrying the hopes of Osceola High School's Golden Gloves team in the Northeast Arkansas Elimination Tournament, at o.sccola this week will be these two young pugilist hopefuls Clarence Wilson 'left* and Billy Can troll. Roth arc holdover champions Irom last year's tournament. WiLsuti vail defend his title as a UgUxwetgLu while. CaulrelJ will compete in the open featherweight division. .Substitutions: Wilson — P. Boweti, 'eace and Creeuv/ell. O.=>r,eola — 'ravis, Cone. Rose and Ryan. Hays' r.nmr. Vilson Pos. Oscfloln I. WoodyarU O)> K ..... Ul) Hill rratrr (13) F (9t Wcinbeig Tim U'wood O2J C . . (10) Watson Tom U'wootl (J2) G . . (10) Spiers R, Woodyiii'd . . G .......... Cox Substitution.s: Wilson — Garrett (2> anil Dcnr (2). Osceola — Dunn (2) ,nd Stevens. Sreele Divides Brace of Games With Nctrleton Keiser's Girls, Deli's Boys Get Basketball Wins DEhL, Jan. 35 — Reiser's gi picked up a win here last ni but the Dell boys walked off with a 31-8 victory. ' The Dell girls were defeated by 37-29 as Reiser's Johmcm a nd ! Dairl scored all but nine .of their team's points. ) 13. Minyard led Doll's boys in scoring wHli 11 points while Pace was high for Keiser with four. Dixon paced the Dell uirls v.'Hli 11 points- Girls Gamp. Dell PPA. Reiser Dixon (11) .,,. F. ..(12> Juhnscm Simmons <2) .. F ..... (1B> Diiirl Brown (9J .... F ..... (2> Crew-s Blair ......... G ....... Oiniley Blankenship ., G. .. t7) Amos' Moody i ...... G . ..... Williams *Also played fonvnid , Substitutes: Dell — Allen, Alexander <4>. Walters <2>, Yelvrrtcm, Workman, SheppjucJ; Reiser — Clark, Dclaucy, Clay, Brock. Wai- trip. Ho Dell Lewis r4) ____ Cook 15* Simmons ^"i B Minyard (13) C Brinn ........ G. .Substitutes: Well?, Tramh Perkins '?); ler, Parish. STEELS. Mo.. Jan. 25—Stpele and NetUelon High School team.-; divided I wo games here la^t night, with f-JeUlt'lon winning the girls' game, 52-51, and Sleelfi winning The boys', 45-41. It was the second meeting of the .season between team.s of Ihe schools and the Sleek boys revenged nn earlier defeat by the Red Raiders at, Ncttleton, Bwrlou of SVe,cle leit the scovlii^ In the girls' game with 30 ix)ints fulloxvcd by Jones of r-JeUleton with 24 and Holli.s of N'ettleton with 20. Jciry Franklin led Sfeele in the boy- 1 ;' game with 1G point.s followed by Surbaugh of. Ncttlelon with 15 and Bishop of Slenle with 14, Girls' Ganitr t Smith <T> F. (C) Underwood Pfetllt-tim l»o«. Sle^Ie Childc-rs (1) ... P (4) Webb i -ttollis f20) F t30> Burton Maxwell (2t C Mitchell [Jones i24)..' P.'..(8) Thompson Bakor (4> CV Srum ! Bryant -8) F (10) Wilsoi Hiivris <13> .. G Tudvl . Substiiiivinus: HoUauil M»rtin (7), Moliy, Liltle, Workiunn (2), nnd DePricfrt. Hragc City—Curtis (2> f lioyuo (3), Wyntt, nnd Mt'ilt, Senior C-iiinr i Hollnncl Reid <8i .. F. '4* IX Iludkln Crcccy (It F. (H> C. Rudkin t Tayior (H) C (3> Holt ' < 1) Innian . (41 Nfiil Luxora Teams Win Pair from Gosnell Cagers MJXORA. Jan. 25—Luxora Hii*h School's senior boys' anil girls' ragcrs htniR up a pair of victories over Oosnell teams here In.sL nlslit with the sjirLs victorious by a 33-17 .score and tlie boys winning 42-24. H vas the .secnnci strnl^ht for the Luxorn boys and the seventh consccu Li ve .«etba ck for Oos- ncll .since running up a .string ol 10 straight, victories. Both Luxora teams took earl; leads and coasted to victory. Gosnel never threatened seriously in either game. For the fclrl*, Cockcrcll fed Ij'x ora with 22 points loJlowcd by Ste phensen with cipht. Moody let! Go* nel] with 12 point.s. In'the boy.s ^nnie, Rutherford hit for 17 point. to lead Luxora ftnd Waul pacec Go5nell with 14. Girls' Game Pos. Gosnel F Bcvil F . F. . a . G.. G laruthersville Defeats Hayti n Pair of Tilts Lnxnra E. Hannn, '3> Coekerell »22> Stephcnson (fl) Srxtnti Drook.s Grimes Substitutions: Luxorn t. Clnrk and \) Mood Krecl C a Id we Robert Johnson Cos . CcCichee, and Don ner. Luxor a Hill <Rt Rulljerford (17) White <9) ...... Bnrcli (4) ..... Gray <2i ....... Substitutions: (;>), KutJuu-ford (1). Boys' Game Po-s, F ..... Pair of Tilts from Eagles JOINKR. Jan. ->fi—Shawnce Hlph chool's Indians .huns up their scc- nd win of the season over the Dyess Ettglej; here night, a 0-27 decision in the feature game i a double-header. In a preliminary KHIIIC the Shaw- lee girls drubbed Ihe- Uyess sexVel 11-14. The boys' saute was elvsc aH he way with the lead cluing lands .sevcrfl! times during the irst throe quarters. Shawnce led 5-4 at liie end of the first quartet with the .score tied l'J-12 at half- .line, 21-21 at the end of the three •|uarters of phv «nd 25-25 \vitl: three minule.s lo RO- ihasvnce look ti three point lent alter official time out and in it .stand up. Higgins led Shawnce^ ring with nine points and Dear jxu'Etl Dyess with 14, ; In the girls' game Smith si:( 12 ixiinis for Shuwnpf to lead h scoring and Chartnichiel pace- Dyow with nine, Friday niglH Shawnec plays Wil son here. Oil lit' Came CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., Jan. __ -CAruthersviUc's A and B letum Smith landed hayti a pair of cage icre last night. The A's won, 42-25, while the B's | nipped up a 30-22 victory in the I opening game, | It was the high scoritiir second 1 and third quarters tlmi helped Uie Tigers to victory. The score'at the end ol one trumc found them lead- Ing by only 10-7. By hiilftfme they held a 28-13 j^T • 12) . Terry <7) .. Dre;iry (2) l^ Harrison Hoiisamnn . AshLuiru ... P03. . F. . F. . P. . G. . G. . G, Dye? <9> Cannlchli ., 12 > Johnston ... i3i Young Clark Miller Kimbrell Substitutions: Shawnee — Shannon, and R- Harrison. Dyess — Woolscy ami Cox- Boys' Game Cosnel <G> Oann' (14* War! '21 Hart (2) French lead which they .stretched lo 34-19 in the third quarter. Camp led the Ti^ei 1 B's to their win while ChLsm was high for Hayti. Jnrrett had 17 for CimithersvilEc and Gilbow paced Hayti with eight, in the final game. B G;ime G'arullirrsville 1'uv Camp (15) F (i) Fike '4> P (It Wilkerson Gaither (It C (4) Gwin Burrus G (5) Hmsel i7> G (4) Nelson Substitutes Camther.sviHe—Nrel- cy. Haytt—Chauell, SulUvaa U) f Wilson (2), Cunningham, Dean. A Game (••unlhi jsvilli- 1'ns. H:iyli Canlrell (9> F f8) Giibow Wilson U> Jarrett < 17J C (6) Glass Pankey i4) O ........ (2) Brown Stephens ^8).. .G (7) McCvary Sirb-.tnnic.s: Cantthersvillc Mehr!e. Lacey, Ijoyd, Mead; Hayti— Wliitti ilj r Nelson, Chism, Sliawuce O) ., rtJiDii (3) Welch F. F. C G G Dyess Fun .. (141 Dean <2) HoUtngs- (fij CriswcH Sub.siiiut!on.s: Shawiiec — Adiinu i4'. Dyess — licnson. Burglar Who Leaves ««>•«[ KI O Traces Is Sought O'lTAWA, HV I;!*;—Police- Chic; Walter M. Keiin is looking for a "phantom banriii" who leaves no tuark.s to show how he enters. 01 leaves the scene of his burglary jobs. T he A in erica n Leg ion hall I i rs t was hurg]ar!7cd of S:i50. Then a few weeks later members of the Knights I..uxora—J. Cnnner Ml. iincl Williiims Gasnell—Emery. Alfillfn Is 480.000 U.S. Martm'.s em Asia fuui svn.s »seti centuries of Columbus lodge reported they had the same .sum stolen. The "phantom's" return try at the Legion hull wns less rewarding because little money was left In'the. building. Chief Keiin has a theory the hurglar hides in the buildings until aficr the cUib rcoms are closed. [hrow Ends Tie Teams Never More Than 6 Points Apart In Hot Scoring Feud A fice throw by Johnny O'Brien n tlic last 10 seconds of play gave he Blytheville a 42-41 decision over Joncsboro's Junior Whirlwind in a nip and tuck thriller at Haley Field gym here last niRht. O'Urien, Ulytheville captain; wn.s fouled while dribbling Into front court after intercepting a Jones- pass near the Whirlwind gtml ami he sank the nne charity loss that hruke a 41-41 tie and gave the Pans a one-point victory. Tue same wns one of the bcsl ever played here with never more than -six points separating the two teams. The Paps Jumppii to an early lead but couldn't hold It and at the end of the first o'isrter Jones horo led 10-9. Blythpville got. the jump in the second period and out scored the vLsitliiR Whirlwind 12 to ID to take a 21-18 margin al halftime. The scoring feud continued its hot pace in the third quarter with Jone-slr'ro sronnc the most points but the. Pups led 31-30 at the end of die third stanza. Holland Is Standout Mont roe Holland, the Paps' blR •enter \vlit> missed the juniors' lost came and wiio has been alxscrit from practice sessions the past few days due to nn infecled hand, play- d one of his best pame.s for the Pun.*. In arlditinn to hooping 18 points (o Irarl scorme. Holland used his six-feet plus height to control rebounds. Both teams apoeared tifiht and ncrvoiiff. sensing the electric tenseness that generally surrounds a JrineAhoro-Blvtheville athletic meet- ina. This" wns shown in the ball handling ami passing as both teams threw a number of wild passes. Defensively, the Paps were the R trouper which probably wns the difference. 'Hie floor piay of Rennie Hays i'lid Eugene O'Brien was the best thi.s season and they were the icfensive main .stays. For Jrmesboro, Smith and Falls opucd the scorers with 11 points each but it, was the smooth ball of Rogers and Falls that kept the Winds moving. Rogers, a short, riiinky lad. was all over the court and in the Paps' hair all night, The lineups native tu sou th west There were in World War II. he Loru 11 ic Uh r is I: an e ra. The staple food of big and little fish is plankton, a great variety of plants and animals carried by lide. 1 ' and currents. OFF-SEASON CATCH— Kd- die Ka/.ak displays the grin that goes \vith catching a six-nnd-n- Jialf pound: bass. The St. Louis Cardinals' third baseman took. it from Lake Auslinj Tex. Utility Consultant to Talk On Uses of Electricity A lecture on "Modern adequate wiring, and proper iis;s of electricity" will be given by D. E. WimUerly, rural consultant tor the Arkansas-Missouri Power Company, at 7 p.m. tomorrow in the Vocational Education Building at Blytheville High School. While the meeting i s primai^t for the benefit ol contractors, elwf' trie Jans, architects and others associated with the building industry, the program will be open to the public. Blytheviltc Hays (Bt Gentry (271 ... Holland (18* . . O'Brirn f2> ... Chillers IT* Substitutions: Pos. . P -, F. C.. G . G Jonesboro (7t Ropers (111 Smith .. M> Conk {81 Turner (111 Falls Bly the ville—Lang- Icy. Joucsboio--Momai Pprry, aiul 8. Cook. Tne Bible is printed m 623 Ian- gutige.s and dialects. Game F. F t>. Ke: Kennedy Dell — Bullion <2i AmTrrson Pcis P. F. C. Avis CI3l O. Nunnery M) ... G. Substitutions: Hollnnd — Harris (ll. Brnge City—Curtis (10). Cole O Oati'.s Vnncc G Hwlscy Loi\a O Hratlwock SnlKtiluttons: Nettlcion—Parker. • Stcclc—Matlicnla c3>.' **"' BIIVS' Ounir •StCPlr r»«. Ncllltlnn l^inii) 17) P...(1S) Surbmigt) .1. Prnnkliii llti) P (Ill EIH-nii C. Franklin m.C...(12) P. TiisLins Bisliop (H) C. . .. 13) L. Hlgglns Clirlslian (-D...O lit HridKPr Sulvititutioiu: Ncttleton—E. Brid- 13. M'.nyai'rt <2> -r — Moblcy. But- Portageville Wins Two Tilts from Kewanee Cagers I'OUTAOEVILIjE. Mo., Jnn. 25—; rartai^evillc's Bulldog swept a pair ! or pjimcA at Kewanee Inst nifiht. 1 The IS team won -15-19 iind in Vhc second t;;une helped the var.sity tt> a fiU-'^i) win. i5hiinklL L iind Burgess led B team .scot ing lor Porla Seville which acid a 19-11 halltimo !u»d. .Sei!;il ]>iicccl the UuHrioa.s iti llu-lr win in the feature »nm« with 12 iniu'ki-rs. In tho fiiuil pame. Co;u-h Vic Rc;ives iji.scrieil his II team afUT four minntfts of the ( ([iiar- lor snd tlidn'i pull the undcrstudEr.s until imlftimp. The H*s al^o played nux^t of the \\u\\\ qnnriM 1 . Thur.sdiiy night, the IMilldo^.s lace one of their contrrenrc te-sis when they meet Lilboirrn here. Lilbouni't dropped a conference game since the early part ot j the .season. B Game i rorLi£i<*vEIIr I'ns. Kc\vanrr Shnnklc <13». ..F ........ (=s> Snow Bin pew* (13) . . . F .......... Knvriin Whitaker '•*). ..C ....... en Upton mil f8l ........ G ........ en Riley Moylan <2) ____ G ....... 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