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MONDAY, MARCH 20, 1980 Bradley Opens Bid Tonight for Another Shot at City College B) 1 Mllo Farneti NEW YORK, March 20. (AP)—Stopped once by up- f ' art CCNY, Bradley's unconvinced Braves start a comeback night that could lead to n rematch in the NCAA championship game. The Bradley basketball aces lost to City College of New York's rampaging sophomores in the National Invitation Tournament title contest Saturday night. City College upset the top-seeded Braves, G9-G1, to cap a sensational surge from the ranks of the .unseeded. * — But the Braves from Pcorla. H| j still nre Ir Ihe running for another I f\nmn p national crown, the NCAA, us f s s-COIUff J CCNY. ,Tlie NIT end NCAA tour-' ncys are considered about on a par nnd each winner is considered a •laUonal champion. Bradley will meet Kansas at Kansas City tonight for the District 5 bid to the western National Collegiate Athletic Association play. o'fs. II v the Bii-ves get by tho Big BLTTHEV1LLB <ARK.) COURIER NEWS von cY-champs, they join UCLA V" Q *,' to 'Short 1 Affair Blythevillc wrestling fans 'will see something it little different In the way of a mat match here tonight Brlgham.YoniK "id Baylor fiiThe wbc " fo1 "' tlw arf-likc '»"" 1!lix '*' lln &•.-sterns'also at Kansas City Fri- i nc ln * bout feature o/ t>>e Amer- dav and Saturday. ' ran Lesion'"- rjroqrnm at Memorial ' The winner of the western elim- Aut1: ' orlum - Inations—which could be Bradley— Pour midgets, nil .with fittinp iilayr Uie cnsicrn winner — which npmcs - square off In the tag match c old be'CCNY -for the NCAA' Ira ' 11 font. The pint-sired grap- chimpinr'ship here March 28. City n l cr s bill themselves as Tiny Roe. C( llcge. Ohio Slate. Holy Cross and Pre Wcr James. Sky Low Low and North Carolina State battle here in Tonl Thumb. In tonight's match the easterns. Thursday and Satur- Roc and Jnmcs will team againsl d'iy. Low Low and Thumb. All four mulgets are over 20-ycnrs pirt. but they are not fully grown They stand only a few Inche.s over the three foot mark. But, Promoter Mike Mcroney says Gamer Resigns Osceola Position Cage and Assistant Football Coach to Return to College Conrad Garner, head. basketball and assistant football coach at Osceola High School, has resigned hl» position. Coach Garner submitted his resignation to school officials Thursday and left Friday for George Peabody College in, Nashville, Tcnn., to complete work on his masters' degree. At Osqcola this morning Leslie (Diikle) Speck, who was recently appointed head coach to succeed Rube noj-ce who resigned last week, said thnt a successor for Coach Garner has not been nnmed but that one probably will be picked within a few days. Coach Garner had held his position at Osecola since October, Roin-j there to replace Coach Ewcll Thompson wlio was killed In in automobile accident in Senlemver. He i s a native of ciarksvllle. Ark. nnct a graduate of Arkansas State Teachers College. « r Ranked Top Team Biadlcy, ranked the nation's No. 1 team in the final Associated Pres? poll, had CCNY on the run .urday night until Gene Melchl- e and Bill Manri collected so any fouls they had to become cautious. Melchiorrc. the midget Mikan. went out on fouls in the second half, taking Bradley victory h^pcs with him. But perhaps Bradley ''couldn't have won anyway, even with Melchiorre in and the all-America Paul Unruh at liis best, which he wasn't. The grent Ed Warner led a fired- up City five that never lost its initial impetus in defeating defending champion San Francisco 65-18, Kentucky 89-50, Duquesne 02-52 and Bradley. Coach Nat Holman called it his best tournament club In 31 years. What makes Holman smile Is that ' he loses only senior Irwin Dambrot from his starting five—the rest ,»re _ sophomores. Bradley Coach . Forrest Anderson is in the same fix :'—onlv Unrlih graduates from the first five. The winner of tonight's Bradley- Kansas game and UCLA are the .favorites in the western NCAA elim- •. Inulions. There's no outstanding -choice in the easterns.. Take your pick of Ohio State, CCNY or Holy « -oss, with .N.O. State the-darfc- lrse ' British Railways Urge Use of Golden Rule LONDON— {if)— The government- owned British Railways wants its employes to he kind to the fare- paying, taxpaying public. A new booklet for new hands — "British PAGE NINE that they can do anything a normal-sized wrestler can do and that they are "pretty good wrestlers" In spite of their size. The four midgets booked on (.o- night's card were among the nine recently imported Into this territory for mat appearances. Last week these same four appeared in Jonesboro and will go from here to other parts of the Mid-South circuit. In addition to the main event, two one-fall preliminary bouts are also on the card. The first match is slated to start at 8:15. A.A.U Boxing Tourney Reaches Final Round LITTLE ROCK. March 20. (/P)— Finals in the Arkansas'AAU boxing tournament will be held here tonight. Sixteen championships will be decided— eight in the open class and eight in the novice division. Arkansas Tech Is favored to cop the novice team title and the North Little Rock Boys Club is the strongest "contender for' the open team crown. Winners In the open division will qualify for the national AAU tournament next month. taH of A Mock Tilt i FAYETTKVILLE Ark.. March 20. (fi-1— "Red" nnd "White" teams which will give fans a preview 'of Coach Otis DouBlas' 1850 model Arkansas Razorbacks rehearsed here Saturday. The rehearsal, a'regulation game in every respect for four quarters, resulted in a 33-13 decision for the underdog "Whites." Douglas watched from the stands and ordered anot'icr quarter of play when Peculation time ended. The two teams win play another regulation game In War Memorial Stadium at Little Rock Saturday, and another here or April I. A blocked punt in the first quarter and a two-yard quarterback sneak by Don Logue put the "Whites" ahead to stay. A recovered fumble an dan intercepted pass added to the marein. Statistically, the teams were a- bnut evenly matched, making 15 first, downs each. Railways Welcome You" — advises them: "Try to treat members of the public as you would like to be treated if you changed places—and you won't go far wrong ' BOTH BARRELS—Given a year of seasoning and Walt Kcllner. 'en. could combine with left-handed Alex, the Athletics' first 20- gomc winner since Lefty Grove, to give the A's a two-way brother ""•Working out at West Palm Beach, Fla., the 21-year-old right- nanoer confirmed reports that he is faster than his southpaw brother forjhat satisfying , dean Exhibition Baseball Boston (A) 10. New York (A) 7. Cleveland vs. Oakland rain . St. Louis B (N) 6, New York B (A) 5. Philadelphia (A) 8, Brooklyn 2. Baltimore <IL) 7, Philadelphia B (A) 4. Detroit (A) 4. Washington 1. Philadelphia (N) 3, Boston (N) 2. St. Louis (N) 4, CIncimiiatI 2. X San .Francisco (PCL} 5, Cleveland 0. ' : '*• ' Hollywood (PCL) 12, Chicago (A) 2. St. Louis (A) 10, New York (N) 8 (10 Innings). Sacramento (PCL) 7, St. Louis B (A) 5. • Pittsburgh 7, Chicago (N) 2. Today's Games Washington vs. Boston (A) at Sarasota, Fla. Chicago (A) vs. San Francisco (PCL) at San Francisco. Cleveland vs. Los Angeles (PC) nt Fulierton, Calif. New York (A) vs. Detroit st Lakeland, Fla. Memphis (SA) vs. Philadelphia <A) at West Palm Beach, Fla. Hollywood (PC) vs. St. Louis (A) at Burbank, Calif. Cincinnati vs. Boston (N) at Bradenton, Fla. Chicago (N) vs. Oakland (PCL) at Oakland, Calif. St. Louis B (N) vs. Cincinnati B at Tampa, Fla. New York (N) vs. Pittsburgh at San Bernardino, Calif. Philadelphia (N) vs. St. Louis (N) at St. Petersburg, Pla. . New York B (N) vs. University of Southern California at Los Angeles. TRAINING CAMP BRIEFS By the Associated Press MIAMI, Fla., M»rch ID. (AP>— The New Pork Yankees we taking no chances with Joe DiMagglo, their $100.000-a-ycar piece of brlc *. brae. The Yankee clipper sat out his second straight game yesterday as tho Boston Red Sox won their second of three exhibition games with the New Yorkers, 10-7. DIMagglo picked up a Charley horse afialn.it Hie Dodger* Friday. Rather than aggravate it, he didn't .see any regular action although he took part In the warmup. inning stint. Manager Eddie Dyer planned to use Ellis Denl and Gerald Btaley against the Philadelphia Prills here today, and maybe Al Brazle II his sore arms (eels any better. Dick Gallagher Named Coach at Santa Clara SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 20 (/Pi— Dick Gallagher, end conch and chief scout for the Cleveland Drown professionals, is new head footbal coach at Santa Clara. He telephoned his acceptance lat yesterday. Lcn Casanova, who guided th Broncos to an Orange Bowl victor over Kentucky last season, resigne a month ago to become head coach at PiUsturgh. Gallagher, 41, wa given a three year contract under st/iod to be worth "approximatel $12,000 A year." ^f • vS '<*C**j L"4te&&, 7, EE ' N G OFF—Cincinnati coach Plul Page stresses to Outfielder h h, Meinman Ihc impo.lance of a lucl svung, reg.ndkss ol fc^tA' \° P "f h< , Inslalled »' Ta«>ix'- Fl«.. training site? IcI, ip° c . leveled batlmR tee keeps Hcdlcg bailers swinging on an even keel Sports Roundup Uuth KoJIerton It NEW YORK, March 20. (/P) — Vhen the Chicago Cubs slashed a ew farm teams off their list last vinter, you heard that Plill Wrig- cy was getting tired of spending lough on minor league clubs that. didn't produce major leaguers -!ub farm executives have been dong a slow bum ever since, and now comes a communique about this irear's class Last season there were 22 cub farm products in the majors, nine with the parent club. This spring eleven more are get- ing tryouts at Catalina. We don't count Twig Terwilliger, a. college iroduct with only 115 minor league games before he .came up last fall Manager Frank Frisch is especially higli on two rookies from Nashville.' outfielder Bob Borkowskl and Carl Sawalski. a big catcher out of Shickshinny, Pa Maybe the Cubs will field nine farm products some day—hut there's still the question: Can .they win the pen- innt? •""-.":; Bonus Wanted? : Coach Red Etrader of the New. York Bulldogs, who played football at.St. Mnry's 25 years ago when kid asked nothing more than a place on the team, can't quite figure out the subject of a letter ho recently received from a Bulldog scout It said: "He is 6 feet 4 inches tall, 240 pounds, 24 years old, PHOENIX, Arl7.., March 30. (AP) —Manager Leo Durocrwr Is eying the vetrean Nap Reyas for possible Intlclrt utility duty with the New York ainnts. The bu.stlltiR Cuban, who once understudied Bill Terry at first base, Is showing the kind of hustle Leo likes. Jack Har.ihman Ls in line for the regular lirst base pout but Reyes Is looking handy around the bag. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 20. (API—Mai Malcllc, the Brooklyn DoclnnV big rookie southpaw from the West Coast, will undergo an x-ray examination of his ailing shoulder tomorrow at Vero Beach. Malette, picked up In the draft after getting rave notices from Hollywood Manager Fred Hamey, complained of R sore shoulder yesterday. Manager Hurt Shotton ordered it to be looked Into Immediately. great Marine, defensive tackle, but Inclined to an ex- ive up mder criticism. Praise really bucks rilm up.' .... Strader's comment: 'Guess I was born 25 years too soon." Indiana State Captures NAIB Tourney Title KANSAS CITY, March 20. (/P)— Indiana State, twice (tailed a tillc after reaching the finals of -the National Intercollegiate Basketball (NAIB) tournament, finally cSfrled home the championship. The Indlanans beat East Central (Ada) Oklahoma State, 01-57. In finals of the 12th annual tournament here Saturday night. Lltttle Central College of Fay- etle. Mo., surprise quintet of the 32-team, 6-day meet, won third place by beating University of Tampa's all sophomore-freshman outfit. 80-67. Experience paid off for the In- dlanans who lost the 1046 finals to Southern Illinois and again In 1948 to- University of Louisville. Indiana Slate's ten-man roster Included nine seniors and one sophomore. The tournament drew a record crowd of 58.240 for the 32 games. Last year 55.240 paid at the gate. The gross gate • was down from a year ago, 513,600 compared to S7.V 156, mainly because the cheaper seats were more popular. He shared first team all-tournament berths with Mitch Cochran, entral Missouri; claudell Ovcrton, East Central Oklahoma; Mac Wll- inms, Tampa, and Stacey Howcll. Indian star, of East Central Oklahoma. On the second team were Don McDonald. Indiana Stale; Hal Haskins. Hamllne; Joe pukach. Davl« and Eikins; Dean Ehlers, Central Missouri, and Dan Dimieh, Indiana tate. Monday Matinee Latest amateur golf star to show an Interest In cash is Bo Winingcr, who has left Oklahoma A & M and notified the PGA he plans to play pro golf The Wisconsin American Legion is pushing paewec hockey in that state and hopes to develop a big program' to keep the youngsters on ice Looks like n busy week for Ohio State athletes. The baseball and tennis teams start southern lours today; the basket- ballcrs take off tomorrow for the Eastern NCAA tournament in New York; the swimmers are hosts to the NCAA championships "starting Thursday and the track, fencing and gymnastic squads will compete In big meets Saturday...Next week—spring football When Lehigh's wrestlers presented Coach Billy Sheridan a fly rod. he hefted It and estimated its weight at three ounces Whereupon someone asked: "Do you mean fishweight?" Cleaning the Cuff Five Kentucky derby cllgiblcs bred by Louis B. Mayer were sold for $107,500 in January^ 1349. That sounds big until you learn, via Brownie Leach, that the Jive won $157,120 last year and more than $166,000 so far this season. P. S.: We'll take Your Host; you can have the rest Editor J. M. Shahinlan rlUshiirch 7, Chlcam t SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Mar. 20. (AP>—Pllcher Hal Gregg, try- Ing for a comeback with the Pittsburgh Plrnles, Is the delight of Manager Billy Meyer today. Oregg accompllshde a great deal In his comeback effort as the turned in a sparkling performance while the Hues were beating the Chicago Cubs 7-2 at Los Angeles yesterday. He worked five and two-thirds in- nlnjjs, giving up only four hits, walking three and fanning five. SARASOTA, Fla., March 20. (AP) —The Boston Red Sox, winners In six of eight Grapefruit League starts, cnlcrlnln the Washnlgton Senators today at Payne Field Hookies Jim Stichecke and \JIrn.Mc- Donald are down to face the Nuts "Hie Sockcrs split a week-end ae- rlcs with the New York Yankees at Miami, losing 15-9 Saturday winning 10-7 yesterday. and ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., March 20. (AP)—Howard Pollet, who was a long time In coming to contrac terms with the St. Louis Cardinals made his first'start In a game yesterday against Cincinnati, at Tnm- pa, Fla. He was touched for the only Cincinnati runs. The Cards won 4-2. Y. Red Mungcr, also making his ffrsl start for Ihe Cardinals, retired nine of the ten men tie faced. Ken Johnson gabe up four hitj in hi» four- Bro»iu 10, Giants I PHOENIX, Ariz., March 20. (AP) —The St, Louis Brawns mude four errors against the New York Giants yesterday, but they also hit four iome runs to win a 10-lnnlng game, Sherman I/ollar greeted Giant )llchcr Klrby Hlgbe with a liomcr In he tenth. The other homo runs vcre by Dick Kokos, Chueh Grant and Kenny Wood. BAN FRANCISCO, March 20. (AF) — General Manager Frank ne of the Chicago White Sox Is still hopeful of obtaining first lawman Mickey Vernon from Clcve- and. At one time, Lane nearly closed he deal after the Indians' Hank Greenberg had declared Luke Eas- «r, the giant Negro, as tho Tribe's "Irjt bfuiemnn of his choice. But Manager Lou Boudrenu said "let's watt mid see about Easter." The Vernon transaction then fell through. The Sox have three first basemen on the roster—Charley Kress, Hcrm Retch and Gordon Goldsherry— nut not one of them has displayed the hitting mid fielding steadiness desired. FULLERTON, Calif., March 20 (AP)—If It's any consolation to Oloveland'r, Indians, pitcher Bob Lemon looked wonderful yesterday He hurled hitlcss ball for five Innings and gave up only two walks. As for the rest of the fnmble- footed tribesmen In on the 6-0 past- Ing handed out by the San Francisco Seals, that's another story They committed eight errors during Iho nine-inning exhibition a San Francisco, handing tb.8 Seals four unearned riins as a gift. 2 Arkansans Get Louisiana Coaching Jobs Bjr The Assorlalerl Tress Two Arkansans have been namer to coaching position at Loulslam Colleges. Wesley- Bradshnw, who reslgnei as head coach at Ouachlla College was appointed head coach of bas ketball and track and assistnn football coach at Louisiana College Plnevllle. • Sam Lyle, El • Dorado, who cap tallied Ihe 1949 LSU .foolball lean was ippolnled an assistant football coach at his alma mater. Lyle was an all-stato high schoo star at El Dorado. After servin thre* years 5n Ihe Navy durln HEY! FISHERMEN HUNTERS West Ridpe Gym Bids Are Sought Bids for the construction of gymnasium on the campvis of Miss- co High School at West Ridge arc now being accepted, according to A. A. Nurton. superintendent of the Etowah School District. Deadline for acceptance of the bids is April 3 nnd It Is hoped work on the constrjctton of the gym will begin shortly afterward, Mr. Norton said. The gym is to be completed by Oct. 1. Mr. Norton said that the gym Is to be constructed at a cost of between S30.000 and $35.000. Missco High docs not have a gym at piesent and Its basketball teams use a grade school court at Etowah. The-first international horseshoe potching contest was held in Bronson. Kans., in 1009. Frank Jackson of Blue Mound, Kans., was the win- aei. You're Invited to See FREE MOVIES "Hunting & Fishing In Alaska" 7:30 P.M., TUES:, MARCH 21 In the Showroom of Shellon Motor Co. Equipment Donated by Bill Godwin Sporting Goods Us: Lots of InfonnnUon tn 64 pages ... .The Worcester Comity Holy Crow club wants "an outstanding sports figure" to speak at a banquet for Oie Holy Cross basketball of Racine, Wise., requests a plug for j team Gosh, we thought they had his "ail-sports yearbook."... .Here five there, not counting the subs. BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING I,OW?iST ADMISSION PRICE ANYWHERE! Reserved Seats on Sale at the I-ejrion Arena from 6 p.m. Kvcry Monday Monday, March 20 ADU1.TS 50c — CHI1.DHKN 15c New Starling Time 8:15 BOX SEATS 15c EXTRA EZIO PINZA, star of "Soillh Pacific", sa; "I serve smooth, sociable Schenley for an enchanted evening'' IT» Inrludrd) MIDGET WRESTLERS TAG MATCH 90 Minute Tim« Limif; Best 2 out of 3 Fall* TINY ROE and PEE WEE JAMES versus 'SKY LOW LOW and TOM THUMB ALSO 2 1-FALL MATCHES You, too, w ill smooth, sociable BlENDtOWHI5«yMPiiOOF.«S%GRAINNEUIRAt SPIRITS. SCHENlEYDI5t..lNC..N.Y.C. SHEET METAL WORK. ALWAYS IN STYLE— U'» • new season hut Ted Williom'i same old batting style is still ttvo spring rnge. Boston's four-Urn* American League baiting champion follows through in-familiar fashion In Sarasota, Fla, training bas« vi Red Sox. forld war two, he matriculated at LSU, earning four varsity gridiron elters. Bradshaw, a former athletic, great it Baylor Unlvsrslty resigned at Ouachita during a controversy over an ftld-to-athletea program. NOTICE Notice Is hereby given that F. Johns lias made application for a building permit to erect a one story brick and tile building on Lot « Block 2 of the Jones Addition. This building to be used for a "Frozen Custard'' business. Any protest against issuance of thLi permit should be In writing and filed In the office of the City Clerk, within thirty (30) days. Roy Little, Building Inspector Dated: March 18, 1950." J-18-20 ———^— OF ALL KINDS Custom work for gins, alfalfa mills, oil mills. Custom Shearing up to 1/4 inch thickness. 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