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8 - Tuesday, Mar. 17, 1959 Redlands Daily Facts World's Hammer Throw Champ In Action At U.R Hurls Weight 203 Ft. 8 In. THE WINDUP — Harold Connolly, world's hammer throw champ, winds up at the UR track Saturday. Gyroscopic performance drew large gallery. "Hammer" is 16-pound weight on four feet of wire. Sequence Photos by C. J. Kenison, Facts Staff Photographer INCREASING RPM — Powerful legs are needed to drive body around ahead of hammer, which by now is a blur to the unaided eye. Leading hand, with special glove to prevent cutting, has inside grip on handle. EXPERIMENT — Connolly was trying out new 4- turn windup to replace his usual two turns. He overstepped on 4 of 6 throws, said he would probably go back to the old windup. AIRBORNE — Hammer flies through the air. Big job for thrower is to prevent foul through stepping out of circle. Note position of feet. Connolly's best throw Saturday was 203 feet 8 inches. U.R. Tennis Team Defeats Santa Ana 10-0 The University of Redlands tennis team extended its winning streak to 17-0 yesterday by sweeping a match with Santa Ana JC 10-0 here. Willy Smith derived great sat- : -faction from overwhelming Guj Vrchambault. Santa Ana's best. •3-1. 7-5. Smith has previously -uffered two defeats from this opponent. Complete result^: Singies: Willy Smith def. Guy \rchambault 6-1. 7-5. Chili Earl Hef. Jim Allitto 6-2. 6-2. Bill larader def. .Tim Light 6-2. 6-2. tan in Sehroth def. Fred Wright 5-6. 6-1. 6-1. Roger Severson def. 'airy Ventze! 6-2. 6-2. Gary iann def. Lauren Mather 64. 6-2. Tetsu Tanimoto def. Dick Jones J-0. 6-0. Doubles—Earl-Hank Leichtfried 'ef. Archambault-Allito 6-2. 8-6. : ?verson-Smith def. Light-Wright -2. 6-1. Harader-Mann def. Went-! ?I-Mather 64. 6-2. Trojans Face Battle In Meet With Striders Moore Says He's Going To Win Feather Crown LOS ANGELES <UPI'—If con- idence wins fights then Davey Moore should be taking measure- nents for the featherweight -Town prior to Wednesday night's Ule bout h-re with champion '.ioean ' Kid' Bassey of Nigeria. 'Write this down in your book. he challenger said after his ar-i -ival from his training camp at •an Jacinto. Calif., Jiampion." I And there were a good many ''"S 'dcs Moo^e and his manager. Villie Ketchum. who feel the LOS ANGELES 'sity of Southern California's rec ord of not having been defeated in a dual track and field meet in 13 years hangs in jeopardy this week end when the Trojans meet the Southern California Striders. Coach Jess Mortensen admitted he was preparing himself for a possible licking by the powerful AAU team barring a strong improvement by his men in every event. Mortensen told the Southern California Track and Field Writers and Coaches Association Monday that the Striders had too much class for such an early - season meet. Coach Joe Mangan of the club team admitted his squad was looking forward to the meet with the Trojans, but he refused to make a victory prediction and pointed out that in an AAU team there were chances men who should be counted on might not <UPI>—Univer-|get the chance to prepare as well as they might like. The Striders last Saturday ran up ldl'i points to UCLA's 42'« in the four-way meet in Redlands, and Bruin Coach Ducky Drake said UCLA was no match for the AAU team. Drake said he would do some experimenting this Saturday when his team meets Cal Poly and Santa Barbara in a triangular meet. The writers and coaches named Max Truex, former SC distance star, the track athlete of the week for running the two-mile event in 3:47.2 in the Milwaukee Journal Games, fastest time ever run by an American. Joe Wiley of Los Angeles State was named field performer of the week for broad jumping 24 feet, 10 inches. results in the Last night's Majors: Terrier TV over Pioneer Market 2-1. Hanson Motor Inn over The Dutchmen 3-0. Redlands Academy over Redlands Mercury 2-1. Elks Club over Redlands JLaundry 3-0. . . . , High team series and game I'm the next I went to the Elks Club at 2872 and ,'932. Ed Rozema took high series at 599 and Loren Macartney took high game at 225. Also in the 200 Club: Ed Rozema 223, Paul Jen- •prinrfMd. Ohio, contender has^ 222 ' Bi "j * ai]e * £2 a " d 2U : ,e«er tha, an even chance to iassoy's title in their 15-round na •onaliy televised 'ABO bout torn O'ynrMc Auditorium. Local bctling circles have rated :he bout a 6-3. take your choice, •.issup but there is a good deal •if sentiment in favor of Moore. "I've been cli3S 'ng the champi- m for a year and a half, Moore •aid. "and now that I've caught ip with him I'm not letting the opportunity slip by. I've been 'eady for a long time and IV; trained hard for this one." Sell Your Old Furniture Thru Facts Classified Ads BOATS, scon MOTORS, TRAILERS, WATER SKIS, MARINE EQUIPMENT Lowest Prices in Redlands HERMAN'S MARINE 320 E. State PY 3-3745 ley 215. Carl Giese 215. Bob Lawrence 211. Bob Sanderson 211. Bob Castillo 207, Norm Parker 202. Team standings: Won Lost Redlands Laundry 30'i 8'; Hanson Motor Inn 25'.z 13 l i Elks Club 25 14 Redlands Academy .... 20 19 Redlands Mercury 17 22 The Dutchmen 15 24 Pioneer Market 14 25 Terrier TV 9 30 Torrence Gets UCLA Awards LOS ANGELES <UPH — All- coast guard Walt Torrence received the major share of honors !Monday night at the annual I awards banquet of the UCLA basketball team. I The Pacific Coast Conference i scoring champion was given the iCaddy Works Award for outstanding contributions to the team and I university. He also received the Itrophy for the free throw cham- Ipionship and was elected honorary Icaptain of the squad. What's better ... than a NEW TIRE? A West Guaranteed PREMIUM RETREAD! Drop in for your FREE tire Inspection. WHEEL ALIGNMENT AND BALANCING SPECIALISTS READING TIRE & ALIKEMENT 101 West Central Phone PY 3-5110 Logart Loses To Scott By Split Decision NEW YORK <UPI> — Welterweight contender Isaac Logart must be convinced by now that New York is his jinx town. The fast - punching, second- ranked Cuban was a 3-1 favorite against Charley Scott, a newcomer from Philadelphia, in th e i r :0-round bout at St. Nicholas Arena Monday night but when the votes were tallied Scott wound up with a split decision. Logarfs New York troubles actually started last March when he suffered a sixth round knockout at the hands of Virgil Akins in a welterweight contenders' elimination bout that set off a large- scale boxing probe that is still in progress. Akins went on to win the 147- pound crown, then lost it to Don Jordan. Logart, meanwhile, had l)cen biding his time—hoping for another crack at Akins or a possible title fight with Jordan. But all those plans apparently were ruined by his upset loss to Scott, an unranked battler with plenty of power but little finesse. Taking command midway in th? light. Scott willingly slugged i! out with Logart and earned the nod on his superior punching. Scott weighed 147 pounds to Lo gart's 146 3 4. Game Of Week To Be Two Games NEW YORK «UPH —The "Game of the Week" program to be televised by the Columbia Broadcasting System during the coming major league baseball season actually will be two games oer week, according to plans announced today. CBS said it will telecast a big league game every Saturday and Sunday afternoon this year, starting on April 11, with 25 Saturday ;ames running through Sept. 2C Rnd 24 Sunday games running through Sent. 20. Games at New York. April. 11-12. between the Yankees and the Boston Red Sox will inaugurate th" series. The series will be telecast nationally except into major league cities and those minor league cities in which a game is in progress. Telecasts are "blacked out" within 50 miles of cities in which the game being televised is being played. TREASURE HOUSE Your unused furniture or appliances will find a ready market through Classified Ads. Games Rained Out Rumors Of Trades Rampant United Press International A rainy day in the Florida base- nall camps usually produces trades and-or rumors of trades. It was that kind of a day on the soggy citrus circuit .Monday. Four exhibition games were rained out so several possible player transactions were reportedly being discussed. The New York Yankees, con cerned over Don Larson's recurrent shoulder ailment, have turned again to the Washington Senators for pitching help. The world champions would like to pry ei ther Pedro Ramos or Dick Hyde- loose from the .Nats. They also are eyeing southpaw Billy Hoeft of the Detroit Tigers. The Senators, in turn, have indicated they are willing to peddle Roy Sievers to the White Sox. But Cal Griffith, the Nats' owner, insists "we're not going to give cream for skim milk." That pro- umably means the White Sox will have to offer center fielder Jim Landis as part of the deal. However, the Cleveland Indian 0 may wind up with both Ramos and Sievers. Frank Lane plans to confer with Griffith Wednesday at St. Petersburg, Fla. The Cleveland general manager is expected to offer outfielder Minnie Minoso pitcher Jim Grant and infielder Woody Held for the Nats' pair. Another possible trade involving the St. Louis Cardinals and Cincinnati Redlegs reportedly has advanced past the talking stage. This one would send outfielder Gus Bell to the Cardinals for southpaw Vinegar Bend Mizell. In the only two exhibition games played Monday, the Kansas City Athletics blanked the; Tigers. 6-0. and Ted Kluszewski's; first spring home run sparked the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 4-1 victory o\er the Cincinnati Redlegs. Y. Basketball Team Recap Recap of the Y.MCA basketball season: Team Won Lost Pet. E 5 6 .455 D 7 3 .700 C 5 3 .625 Total 17 12 .586 Top scorers: Floyd Noble 95. Tim Cook 75. Paul Taylor 58. Tom Taylor 52. Team members: E team: Glen Anderson, Tom Dolan, Bill Wolferson, Doug Wells. Edwin Drenth. Tom Hceney, Roger Carmody, Jim Lappinga. Greg Ash. John Lenker. Dan DeGroot, Tim Cook, Tom Taylor. D team: Bill Austin, Louie Torres. Fred Ares, Floyd Noble. Dan Sooy, Richard Ares, Don Prien. C team: Steve Schoeny, Lee Noe. Paul Taylor. Bill Coulter. L. Myers. Jim Dockstader. Roberts Lists Golf Lineup Team Captain Franklin Roberts today announced the lineup for the playolf golf match with Virginia Country club at South Hills, West Covina Thursday. The team will meet at Redlands Country club at 9:30 and go from there to South Hills. The lineup: Frank Thornquest and Bob Taine, J. L. Bennett and Jack Cooper. John Blumenberg and Bob Baker, Madison Finlay and Darrell Hudlow, Walter Roberts and Babs Daluiso. Frank Roberts and Bert Marcum, Jim Lauer and Hal Hagcn, Ben Rabe and Vernon Lee. SELL IT TOMORROW With an inexpensive Classified Ad Cincy, West Virginia Favored In NCAA Event LOUISVILLE. Ky. (UPH-The records and the ratings made Cincinnati and West Virginia the favorites today to meet in the finals of the NCAA basketball tournament here Saturday night, but Louisville's own comeback kids were getting plenty of support. As the vanguard of visitin, coaches and fans arrived, they discovered three things were difficult, perhaps impossible to locate in this basketball-hep city: A hotel room, a ticket to the tourna ment and a Louisvillian who doesn't think the hometown Cardinals can win it all on their own floor. Official tournament activity be_;an today when sports writers met at a lunch to hear Louisville Coach Peck Hickman engage in a telephone battle of words with his rivals, George Smith of Cincin nati. Freddie Schaus of West Vir- Pettit Chosen Most Valuable Player Of Year BOSTON (UP1) — Bob Pettit. who paced the St. Louis Hawks to the Western Division champi onship with his record-breaking marksmanship, today was over-j whelmingly named the National Basketball Association's most valuable player for the 1958-59 season. The 6-foot. 9-inch former All- America from Louisiana State polled 273 points in the first vot ing ever done on a national scale by sports writers, capturing 21 ofj the 24 possible first-place votes. Rookie Elgin Baylor of the Minneapolis Lakers finished second with 142 points and two first- place votes. Third place went tol backcourt veteran Bob Cousy of] the Boston Celtics. Cousy had 121 votes and the one remaining first- place vote. The voting was done by threc-j man panels in each of the eight NBA cities and announced here by Joe Looney of the Boston Herald, chairman of the U.S. Basketball Writers Association's all-pro committee. Elks Golf Tourney Sunday Redlands .Elks club annual golf] tournament will start at 9 a.m. Sunday at the Country Club, Bob Bourret. golf chairman announced today. Signups may be made at Elks club or with Bourret Deadline is Thursday. ginia and Pete Newell of California. Louisville faces West Virginia in one semi-final game Friday night for the Eastern championship with Cincinnati and California tangling in the other for the Western title. The winners then will meet Saturday night to determine who picks up he NCAA crown which Louisville unceremoniously tipped off Kentucky's brow in the mid - east regionals at Evanston, 111. Very few people, and least ofj all NCAA officials, thought that a Louisville team which entered the tournament as an at-large team with a mediocre 16-10 record would ever knock off Eastern Kentucky, Kentucky and Michigan State in a row to come back here and play for the national crown on its own floor. Cincinnati Highest Ranked In the final UPI national rankings. Cincinnati was No. 4, California No. 9. West Virginia No. 11. and Louisville was unranked. Cincinnati, the Missouri Valley Conference champion, comes in with a 25-3 record, the nation's top scorer in Osccr Robertson and a victory over Kansas State in the mid-west regional final at Lawrence, Kan. West Virginia. Southern Conference representative, boasts a 27-record and one of the nation's smoothest performers in Jerry West, who twice saved the Mountaineers from disaster with late- scoring hursts in tournament play. California, from the Pacific Coast Conference, has a 23-4 mark built on the nation's best defensive record. The Bears have allowed opponents only 51.5 points per game, and have won their last 14 games in a row. Louisville with only two seniors on its squad, had only a 9-9 record going into February, but the Cards suddenly turned into a driving, rebounding, hot-shooting ball club that won 10 of its last 11 games before scoring its three tournament victories, and now has a 19-10. overall record. STUDY IN ANXIETY — Connolly watches departing missile, wondering how he can do better. He won 1956 Olympics at 207' S'-," and last year topped the USA-USSR dual meet at 220* S\-j" and set the world mark of 225' 4." Now there's nobody left to beat but himself. U.R. Netters Leave On Tour Members of the University of Redlands tennis team leave tomorrow for a tour of central California for the rest of the week. Led by Coach Jim Verdieck, the ambitious Bulldogs will take on Santa Barbara tomorrow afternoon. San Jose on Thursday, California at Berkeley on Friday, and Stanford Saturday. Participating Bulldogs are Ron Sandys. Ernie Pelton, Hank Leichtfried. Willy Smith. Chili Earl. Bill Harader and Roger Severson. Arizonan Signs With Cleveland TUCSON. Ariz. (UPI> — Gene Leek, 21-year-old third baseman of the University of Arizona baseball team, has signed with the Cleveland Indians for a reported bonus of between $30,000 to $40.000. The 6-foot. 1-inch. 190-pounder from San Diego. Calif., inked with the Indians Monday to play with their Pacific Coast League team, the San Diego Padres. Tribe manager Joe Gordon said Leek would work out with the In dians and might be kept with the team if he made a good showing. Leek, a right handed hitter, had a .330 average at the plate last season for the Arizona Wildcats and in seven games so far this season he is hitting .460. TELECAST TRIPLE CROWN NEW YORK (UPIi—The "triple crown" cf thoroughbred racing— the Kentucky Derby. Prcakness and Belmont—will be telecast and broadcast nationally this year by the Columbia Broadcasting Sys tern. Moore - Robinson Could Be Sugar Ray's Last Big Payoff By OSCAR FRALEY United Press International NEW YORK (UPP — Archie Moore and Ray Robinson are headed today for a one million dollar light heavyweight date which well could be Sugar Ray's last big payoff. Jack Dempsey summed it up once in analyzing what happens when a boxer reaches the end of the road. The old Manassa Mauler doubled up a fist which looked bigger than any grapefruit you ever saw and stared at it som­ brely. 'You never lose the punch," he insisted. "The legs go and you can't move, but you never lose the punch." But those two points — failing legs and surviving power — spell a frightening prophecy for Sugar Ray. His amazing, flashing speed of foot is gone and, even though he has won back the middleweight crown three times since his return from a two and one-half year retirement, he has been a shuffling, flat-footed caricature of the man once known as the dancing dynamiter. These will be two old men in action, whenever and wherever he fights Archie this summer or fall, as they surely will. Sugar Ray at 39 has lost that sleek, tigerish look which was his back in the days when nobody could lay a glove on him. He gets hit now; hard, solid and often. It is true that Archie is "only" 43 by his own claim but his mother fixes his age at 46. He doesn't look it. Archie, using his 'own secret reducing formula, can pare down from 200 pounds to 175 as quickly as somebody else can put up a lush guarantee for a title defense. Meanwhile, he get« fat thriving on the breed of heavyweights in operation today But he has—and according to the Dempsey estimate—will always have that lethal punch which knocked down Rocky Marciano and has sent more men into limbo than any other fighter in history- Even at 175 pounds he is a heavyweight puncher. Sugar Ray, too, was always a- heavy hitter. But there is a dif-j ference in. knocking out a 150 or a 160-pounder and a 175-poundcr. and of late the slowing Sugar Ray even has had trouble stowing away the former. Robinson's speed is gone and Archie at any age still has that fearsome punch. It could mark the end of the boxing tourney, at long last, for Bohinsan 82 Compete In Archery Shoot At Calimesa An archery shoot was held at the Redlands range in Calimesa Sunday under the auspices of the Redlands Field Archery Club. There were 82 participants. Complete results: Championship class: Louie Rengle 827. Corky Johnson 753, Jim Krug 734. Expert A class: John Rose 629. Herman Face 606. Len Robbins 606. Expert B class: Ed Karige 585, Paul Fessler 580, Charles Justice 570. Bowman class: Bud Manning 4.">7, Dick Pearson 455. Louie Gordon 444. Archer class: Jim Druce 317, Frank Sorenson 316. Don Reiser 315. in the women's division: Expert B: Millie Jennings 334, Hilda Chapman 382. Scotty Pearson 370. Bowman: Mona Dahlstrom 336. Archer: Netta Seabolt 263. Bev Cross 227. Novice: Marlene Dunn 108. Intermediate division: Expert A: Terry Whitt 540. Expert B: Rod Jones 413. Ron Buck 404. Dennis Langford 274. Bowman: Hank Douglas 235. Junior division: Bowman: David Sorenson 228. Archer: Steven Sorenson 123. Novice: Gail Ingam 98. Greg Finely 54, Becky Sorenson 3. TAKE GOOD CARE OF YOUR CAR AUTOMOTIVE REPAIRS OF ALL KINDS . . . FREE ESTIMATE Mobil DON SIGNOR MOBIL SERVICE-CARACE liithwaj 99 * ML View RedUndi PT S-*4U

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