The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas on January 14, 1954 · Page 24
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>AGF:24— THE BAYTOWN SUN, THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 1954 Kentucky allege Cage By JOHN GRIPFW NEW YORK. Jan. 14 —UP— 'Western Kentucky's high - riding Hilltoppsrs pushed the nation's best basketball record up to a gaudy 15-0 .Thursday but only after their closest call of the season—a harrowing, triple-overtime victory over Dayton. The Hilltoppsrs. ranked the nation's A T o. 6 team after a steady march up the ratings ladder, finally emerged with a 79 to 75 vic- torv in the thriller. it took a 29-pcint performance bv six-foot, four-inch Tom Marshall, the highest scorer in Western Kentucky history, to lead the Hill- toppers to this important victory— incidentally, the 598th victory for Coach Ed Diddle in 33 years as Hilltopper coach against only 190 losses. In contrast to Western Kentucky's "squeaker," ISth-ranked Oklahoma City led almost all the way to whip Houston 70 to 62 and set its record at 10-1. Arnold Short, City's All-American candidate who has averaged 29.4 points oer game, ran up his highest total of the season—41 points on 12 field goals in 24 shots and 17 out of 18 free throws. In other leading games Wednes- day night: Navy won 75 to 61 over Rutgers, Army took a 74 to 41 rout of Swarthmore, Bradley scored its. eighth straight victory, 76 to 59 over St. Louis, Harvard defeated Brandeis 73 to 65, Penn State downed West Virginia 74 to 66, Bowling Green beat Toledo White Sox List '54 Samo-Samo Starting Pitchers NO TWO-PLATOON FOOTBALL Bj UNITED PRESS Dick D a u g h e r t y, Arizona Tempe's scoring ace, set the scoring pace in Border Conference basketball through games of Jan. 10, latest statistics disclosed. Daugherty led in both scoring and free throws. In 11 games, he'scored 17S points for an average of 16-2 points per game, while his free throw average amounted to a sizzling 82.3 per cent. Jim Reed of Texas Tech, second to Daugherty in scoring, led in field goal shooting, hitting 45.4 per cent of his shots. In team statistics, Tempe boasted the best field goal shooting mark, hitting on 36.9 per cent of its trie CHICAGO, Jan. 34— Iff!— Manager Paul Richards of the Chicago White Sox had four potential starting pitchers for the 1954 season Thursday .and listed four others who might gain a regular berth in the mound rotation. "I'd list as starters as of now Virgil Trucks, Billy Pierce, Bob Keegan anil. Jack Harshman." Richards said, "and v.-e'll have to come up with another one between Mike Fornieles, Sandy Consuegra, Don Johnson, and Connie Johnson." The English hire purchase system is called installment buying in the United States. IN 1954, NCAA DECIDES 78 to G6, and Loyola (HI.) shaded Washington (Mo.) 60 to 59. .Colorado A&M risks its co-leadership of the Skyline Conference Thursday night in a game against Denver, while Pennsylvania risks its perfect Ivy League record against Columbia in another feature. lee College Falls To Saint Thomas The Colorado Aggies own a 3-0 mark in the Skyline loop (11-1 overall) ^nd share the league'lead with d'e fending champion Wyoming which is idle Thursday, night but meets the same Denver team on Saturday.. .. . . - Other leading games Thursday" night include Utah St. - Brighare Young in the Skyline Conference; ; Georgia Tech-Mississippi St. in th<'' Southeastern Conference and WJ1-' liam & Mary-VMI and Virginia- Tech-Washington & Lee in. th(-; Southern Conference. .... ••; REL Grid Dinner Saturday Fans Can Buy Tickets To Banquet SARASOTA. Fla., Jan. 14-UP— Platoon-less football was given an approving nod by the NCAA football rules committee Thursday for another.season, but faked injuries received a stern rebuke and the "12th man" was made subject to disqualification. At the comparatively unspectacular windup session of their annual winter rules meeting, the committee rejected all attempts to liberalize the present restricted substitution provisions. "The one platoon game is likely PLENTY OF PARKING SPACE B. H. (BILL) WHITE, Owner CORNER 6th and ARON SPECIALS FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY CRUST MARRELL PRIDE LOUR 39 LUNCHEON MEAT 12-Oz. Can 39 to be with us for a long time." was severely criticized by the said H. 0. (Fritz) Crisler, Mich- coaches, who agreed to :"rely on igan athletic director who is chair- the integrity and sportsmanship of man of the committee. Last year, member coaches rather than use at the same meeting, the coaches legislation" to curb the tactics, startled the football world by ou'.- The "12th man" practice evoked Jawing unlimited substitution. . the disfavor of the coaches in this While retaining platoon-less foot- year's Cotton Bowl game in which ball, the coaches lashed out at the substitute Tommy Lewis of Alaba- practice of faking injuries for the ma leaped off the bench to tackle purpose of stopping the clock as Dick Moegle of Rice. Moegle was "dishonest, unsportsmanlike and credited with a 97-yard touchdown contrary to the rules," and added run, under the old rule. Future of- an amendment whereby players fenders will be. disqualified from who Jump off the bench to tackle playing further in the game, opposing players on the field are Crisler said that the.use of false disqualified for the rest of the starts and so-called "sucker shifts" game. a!s o was being discouraged by The practice of faking injuries rules committee members in "into stop th e clock, which drew terprolive information which will nationwide attention after Notre be sent to all NCAA member Dame's 14 to 14 tie against Iowa, groups." TV To Show Saddler Return Featherweight Champ To Fight Bossio NEW YORK, Jan. 14 — (Sp) — Sandy Saddler, world featherweight champion, meets Bill Bossio in a top flight ten-rounder to be nationally televised and broadcast from the famous St. Nick's Arena Friday night on the Cavalcade of Sports by the Gillette Safety Razor company. The fight, marking the return of the champion to the ring wars after two years' service in the Arm>y will start at;9 p.m. and may be seen over the NBC television network and heard on ABC radio. Boxing fans have the opportunity to determine the effects a two- year absence from the ring may LIBBY'S CORNED BEEF 12-Oz. Can LIBBY'S GOLDEN CREAM STYLE CORN No. 303 Can 15 GLOROX 1/2 GALLON BROWN BEAUTY SPANISH RICE NO. 303 CAN 17 PATiO CHICKEN CAN 25 Sunvale .Lb. Home Dressed .Lb. 39c Lean Ground VEAL .Lb. 35c Veal Shoulder .Lb. Veal Rib .Lb. 25c Veal Loin DELICIOUS APPLES 150 Size Lb. 11 FRESH CRISP CARROTS Cello FRESH TEXAS CABBAGE 2 k 5 CHOICE FED CALVES The above price Includes cutting, wrapping, marking, Ready For Your Home Freezer! , HALF °R WHOLE LB ' The Lee Colege Rebels blew a sizable lead and then fell to'Saint Thomas in Houston Wednesday night, 51-63. It was sixth loss, in ten tries .for Coach Alton Laird's Lee College quintet. Lee will play .McNeese in Lake Charles, La;, Saturday night in •place of the Clifton game which has been cancelled. The two teams — Lee anri McNeese — will meet again in Bay town Tuesday, Jan. 23. The second Clifton game, also cancelled, was scheduled' for Friday, Jan. 15; LEE COLLEGE (vs Saint Thomas) FG FT PF TJ? Her 2 0 4 4 Peterson - 2 1 • • 3 ,5 Pillow 1 3 2 .5 Page 4 5 2 13 Carter 4 1 1 9 Daniels ........ 2 .3 .27 Flowers 0 • 0 1 0 Looney 2418 Welch 0 0 \ 0 TOTALS 17 17 17 51 have upon the title-holder. Saddler has expressed a willingness to defend his title within sixty days of his discharge from the Armed Forces, and considers Friday's bout a most important tune-up. His record shows a total of 142 appearances, gaining 129 wins—90 by KO—and 11 losses. Bill Bossio is now ranked, tenth In his class and features a slam- bang body style of attack. He has appeared in 55 bouts, and scored 40 wins—14 by KO—with 13 losses. Jutnmy Powers will be at the TV microphone, with Don "Dun'phy and . Win Elliot handling the radio chores. Hunting And Fishing In our report last Thursday we mentioned having 92 deer registered -by Baytown hunters this year but it finally came out 29 instead of 92 thus lopping of about three tons of vension with one little typographical error. It worked out pretty well, however, because so •many hunters called our hand on the number that we learned of 30 more bucks killed, bringing the new total to 122. MH.NER UNHAPPY Probably the unhappiest fisherman in Baytown is W. S. Milner because he let a relative in Bay City talk him into going to Tres- palacios instead of the mouth of the Colorado River last Saturday when all the good fishing took placa there. Milner fished a while along the flats at the mouth of the Colorado Friday and caught 27 good trout, but Saturday was the day when hundreds of big trout wore caught and Willis was at the Trcsplacicus catching eight to ten- inch fish. COLORADO MTJDUV H. H. Haralson came in telling about he. Sonny Ellisor, Erwin Prir.zal and Don Dittman catching 62 big specks Saturday at the lower end of the Colorado, and that along with reports of other big catches from there persuaded L. J. Choato and I to take our wives down to show them how to catch big trout, A rise on the river beat us there, naturally, and we caught exactly nothing in the muddy water. The girls soon tired of that fishless fishing and built a big fire to keep warm and we ended up having one swell weiner roast. The weather reports show By Jim Nelson the crest of this little muddy rise on the Colorado to 'be at Wharton now so it will take about a week to run down. MONTH OF BIG BASS We have been running a bass fishing contest for five years now and looking back over the records we find that all the really big bass have been brought in during the »month of<>January with February running a close second- Those fish begin to spawn this time of year making them strike artifical lures in a vicious manner. Scotty's camp at the Highland Reservoir reports several big bass being caught in the clear spots around the moss beds on the north side of the reservoir during the last week. COTTON BAVOU CATCH Bill Gauntt reports Cotton Bayou clear and producing good strings of white perch. Bill has been putting out a few big set lines in the bayou, too, and with the aid of some big live mullet caught three yellow catfish weighing 38',::, 37'/i and 14 pounds. • • • PRUETT WANTS SHELLS Frcamon Pruett wants some .50 cal. machine gun bullets. We first thought Fresmon was going to scrap his .300 H and H bear gun and go to a .50 cal.. but it turns out that he wants them for decoration in the trophy room of his new home and can't seem to find any of these war souvenirs anywhere. If one of you hunters could supply about four hulls he would be much obliged. A female fly can lay Its first batch of eggs less than a week after its birth. BRITAIN'S great distance runner, Gordon Pirle, 22-year-old London bank clerk, may set a new distance mark if ne accepts a reported scholarship offer to enroll in an American university. British newspapers have launched a campaign to keep Pirie, shown above as he tnmmed the American star, W'es Santee of Kansas, in London race last August, at noiue. (International) The.annual Robert B. Lee high school -banquet is scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday in the school cafeteria with honor guests all over the place. '.'.'• The members of the 1953 team that tied. Port Arthur .for the district championship will.be the big. guests, but'there, will be others, including All-America David (Kos- .se) Johnson, his wife and parents Mr. and Mrs- D. E. Johnson. The 1954 captain or captains will be announced by the current leaders, Jim Morris and Louis .Del Homme. • Coach Dan Stallworth will speak briefly and will name the 1953 letter, men. It is hoped that the jackets will be here and available for distribution that night. ' .• .Principal R. B. Sparks will open the dinner with .the. invocation. Nelson McElroy will preside and introduce Morris Frank, Houston Chronicle columnist and friend of the Ganders. Morris will be.mas- te of ceremonies. Supt George H. Gentry will award the district trophy, and a brief talk will be made by Fred Hartman providing a case of laryn--}' : gitis 'is healed by -'Saturday 'night* At the moment Hartman is vir-n tually "speechless." 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