Brownwood Bulletin from Brownwood, Texas on December 12, 1955 · Page 4
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Brownwood, Texas
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TIPOFF SET FOR 8 Jackets, S'Wesfern Pirates In Game Tonight Howard Payne's high flying Yellow Jackets will liosl the Southwestern University Pirates) tonight, at R o'clock to clnso out their pre-Christmas home slate. Coach Glen Whltis' charges will he out to even thrir won-lost re- i cord for the year. So far this , season they have scored victories over Baylor and Texns Lutheran : while losing to Soul Invest Texas State, twice, and to Abilene Chris- ' tian College. \ Las( Saturday the Jackets set UPSETS APLENTY Cage Spotlight Shines On 'Bama, Duquesne Dukes By JOHN GRIFFIN United Press Sports Writer Kentucky and Illinois went down and Duquesne and Alabama went up Monday as college basketball see - sawed through a surprising weekend and headed into a hie week that again will be climaxed by a pair of important tournaments. The wave of upsets that has marked early-season play reached a crest Saturday night when Kentucky, the nation's No. 2 team, absorbed a 73-61 drubbing from Temple and Illinois, ranked No. 7 nationally, was nipped by Missouri. 74-73. By contrast. Duquesne shot its cage stock soaring by winning the Steel Bowl tournament at Pittsburgh and Alabama — Kentucky's chief rival in the Southeastern Conference—won the Birmingham Classic tourney at Birmingham, Ala. Stunned Kentucky tries to regain Its feet Monday night against DePaul and Illinois will hit the comeback trail Tuesday against Notre Dame. All of the nation's top 10 teams are listed for action during this week's big program and what should be the most important tournament of the young season comes Friday and Saturday ai Chicago—the DePaul tournament. National champion San Francisco plays up-and-coming Marquette in one opener, and Duquesne meets DePaul in the other. Victories by San Francisco and Duquesne would produce a Saturday night clash between the two winners of last season's two big postseason tournaments — the NCAA tournament and the National Invitation. Also on tap Friday and Saturday is the Blue-Gray tournament at Montgomery, Ala., which is rated a toss-up among its four teams — Texas, Auburn. Eastern Kentucky, and Mississippi. Kentucky's astonishing loss to Temple was the Wildcats' first defeat in a home opener since Adolph Rupp became coach 26 years ago. Unranked Temple held'Kentucky to two field goals and five free throws In the first 10 minutes en- route to a 41-27 halftime lead Kentucky pulled up to 60-57 with foyr minutes left but Temple spurted -o clinch the same as Guy Rogers led the Owl scoring with 24 points. Kentucky's clash with DePaul at Lexington, Ky.. is one of several important intersectional games Monday night that open this big week. Fifth - ranked Iowa visits Colorado; 12th-ranked Indiana and 13th - ranked Si Louis clash in Hoosier-land in one of the first meetings of ranked teams this year; Ohio Stale hos's Oklahoma; Wisconsin entertains SMU and Tulane visits Texas A&M. a nru- home gym scoring record as they blasted Texas Lutheran, 110-74, making 53.8 per cent (if their field shots. Lanky freshman Donald Non- twig. G-3 former Browmvood High ace, tied the record as he meshed a field goal with two minutes to play and then a minute Inter sank another to set the new mark. Oddly enough it was Ncntwigs first appearance in a game on the Jacket's home court. Robert Moore. (5-5, sophomore All-Conference center, and Stan Owens. 6-1 freshman guard, tied for high point honors against the Bulldogs with 26 points each. Southwestern will present a more difficult obstacle to tin- Jackets than the Bulldogs did. Since dropping football a few years ago. the Pirates have concentrated on the hoop sport A former Texas Conference member. Southwestern is currently tied with East Texas Baptist of Marshall for the first place in the Bic State Conference Last week the Pirates trimmed Pan American of Kdinhurg, 89-68. in a conference battle. Probable starters for Coach Whitis will be Robert Moore. 6-5. Charles Clary. 6-3, Stan Owens. (5-1, Jerry Forderhase, 0-3, and Arlen White, 6-4. Of the five starters Clary and Moore are the only returning lettcrmcn. Forderhase is a sophomore transfer. Owens i.s a fresh- in nn and White is a sophomore. Mustang Cagers Catch Wisconsin, KU This Week By KD FITK United Press Sports Writer Defending champion Southern Methodist plays Wisconsin and Kansas in the feature games of a 12-game Southwest Conference basketball schedule this week as circuit teams seek to recoup from a horrible showing against outsiders last week. The Methodists, lower only to Iowa's fifth-ranked national power in five starts this season, wind up a midwestern swing against the Badgers at Madison. Wis. Monday night, then come home to rest be'- fore entertaining 17th ranked Kansas in Dallas Saturday night. A victory over Wisconsin would give Coach Doc Hayes' champions a 2-1 edse on the Big 10 foray since they nipped Minnesota 82-81 in an overtime battle Saturday nieht after losing to Iowa SO-62. ' The showings, coupled with the overall week's showing by the rest of the loop in which nine of 14, games were lost, only served to point up the fact SMU again i.s the team to beat for the flag. Rice, which accounted for three of the five outside victories by the other teams to stamp itself as the top contender as of today, plays only once this week—Monday night at Houston against a Louisiana State team that bowed to Texas A&M 73-59. The Owls will be after iheir sixth straight victory without a loss. Texas, boasting the next best record at 2-2. plays the Phillips Oilers at Austin Tuesday night then competes in the Blue-Grey classic at Montgomery. Ala., Friday and Saturday. Snead Wins Miami Open; Sets Record MIAMI —UP— Sam Snead earmarked another S2.200 for his backyard lard can Monday as a result of his record triumph in the Miami Open yolf tournament and headed for Sanford "for income tax money." The links veteran from White Sulphur S p r i n g s. U'.Va.. just seemed destined to win the Miami Open for the sixth time as he heat Tommy Bolt on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff in a finish that left the gallery gaspinc. Snead played the list nine holes of the final round in 2il strokes. a new record for the tricky Miami Springs course, to tie Bolt at the finish with a 201 total for 54 holes. On the extra hole, he pushed his drive and it hit a tree. The hall wris some 200 yards from the green with trees blocking a straight shot to the green. Snead pulled out his two-iron and intentionally sliced his second shot around the trees. It stopped on the green ,iO feet from the cup. With Both Snead and Boll firing final round (i4s. six under par, Mike Souchak of Grossiticer. N.V., soon dropped out of it. The former Duke University football star, who started the final round in from by two strokes and four strokes ahead of Snead and Bolt, finished with a 71 thn: tied him for third ar 204 with K. .1 i Dutch' Harrison of St. Louis and Frank Stranahan of Toledo. Ohio. Fred \V ampler of Indianapolis and Jay Hebert of Woodmere. N.Y.. tied for sixth at 205 Snead joked later thai his victory was "a sjreat cl'.iy for Uncle Sam" and said he would play in the Srf>.000 open startinc at Sanford. Fla.. on Thursday to try rind set income tax money to pay for the win. Tony Trabert Loses First Pro Net Match CINCINNATI —UP—Tony Trabert, in his first professional ap- p.-arance before hometown fans, failed to stop Pancho Gonzales in a sinales match Sunday, hut teamed up with Australia's Rex Hartwis for a doubles victory. Gonzales kept the former world amateur champion on the defensive with his long reach and smashing serves to grab a second straight win over Trabert. C-2. 7-5, at the Cincinnati Garden? here, second stop on Jack Kramer's 100- city. $100.000 tour. LONE STAR LOOP FACES BUSY WEEK By UNITED PRESS Lone Star Conference Basketball teams crowd 20 games into the coming week's schedule before slackening off for the holitia\? next week when only three game* aie on tap Sul Ross, unbeaten along with S F. Austin and Southwc-st Texas against collegiate competition, will be the busiest with four uamc- — Monday nigh: ; Tut-sdav msht agai IM; McMurry at Alpine and Friday and Saturday nights against Corpus Christ; tntre East Texas ana Lamar Teen play only tv.R-I-. a!! the others three times. Ea.-t To,;.- i- •.; >>;,• :. toche=. La ML Northwestern Louisiana and at Commerce i;.. ing David Lips;,. Tech hosts :,o: mom Monday nigh', and plavs .Me- Neesi? a; Wednesday If Hearing is your problem BELTONE is your answer with the New BELTONE TRANSISTOR Hearing Aid FREE HEARING CLINIC Mr. Ed Bailey the Weil-Know r. Hearing Aid Authority will rr.ske- a thorough. Scientific anuhsss ( ,f your hfaiiny nc-i-ds ami «j:i « t - mcmi.trate the New Beltone TM.% Transistor Ht\,iing Aid so si:..-,'i it can b« worn in the hair at U.i- Brownwiwd Hotel tui Tuesdav I) if IS from 1 to i 3i> p n; Ach BOINCT.BALL ENGLISH—Brownwood's Ben Norton (10) does the shooting while Konnie Maedgen of Ballin^r tries to "hn^lish" the ball out of hoop in game here Friday night. Norton sank goal, nonetheless, and Lions heal Bearcats. (J2 to ,"j7 in non-loop game. Lions go to Coleman for lilt Tuesday night.—(Photo by Nobs). S. W. HUGHES, M.D. Practice Citizens .National hank Phone 33770 College Studio fruriiiei iy Gibbons Smith Sludio ' FINK PHGTOGKAPin ' 1005 Tenter Dial 30m 4 BROWNWOOD BULLETIN, Monday, Dec. 12, 1955 LIONS HONOR DOAK Walker Hangs Cleats, Scoring Title STANLEY OWEN, Howard Payne Yellow Jacket freshman standout, aims for basket then pulls trigger on two-pointer while teammate Arlen White (55) and Texas Lutheran's Bill Graeber look on. Owen sank 2(i points to share honors with Robert Moore Jacket center, as home club set up new gym scoring record over Bulldogs Saturday night with 110-74 triumph.—(Photo by Nobs). By LLOYD NORTIIAIU) DKTROIT -UP— Doak Walker, the little guy some said \viis too small for the pro game, bowed out of tho National Football League the same way he started out six years ago—as scoring champion. Walker, the 175-pound, three- time All-America halfback from Southern Methodist, scored 11 points Sunday as his Detroit Lions dropped a 24-19 decision to the New York Giants and those points enabled him to claim his second league scoring crown. He piled up 90 points during his farewell season to finish eight points ahead of Washington's Vic Janowicz in the scoring derby and in third place among the all-time NFL scorers. Lifted Detroit Fortunes During his fabled pro career, he collected 534 points. Only Don Hutson. Green Bay's great end of yesteryear, and Bob Wnterfield, the former Los Angeles quarterback, scored more points than Walker during their careers. Hutson scored 825 points in 11 years and Waterfield scored 573 in eight seasons. Walker broke in with the Lions in 1950, when football fortunes in Detroit were at a low ebb. He scored 128 points during his freshman season, the second highest mark in NFL history, and lifted the Lions to the .500 'mark for the first time in five years. Detroit missed the Western division title by a half game the following year and then started a string of three straight division crowns and two league championships. Honored With 'Day' ! Doak's scoring outburst this sea, son was achieved with a team that i wound up in last place in the division. The Lions won only three games while los'ng nine Rarelv does a cellar-dweller produce a scoring champion. \ The Lions honored him with "Doak Walker Day" Sunday, presenting him with a sterling" silver football on which the names of his teammates and coaches will he engraved and retiring forever his ; No. 37. ; He received no lavish gifts cause he had another "dav" at hometown of Dallas when Lions went to Texas for a be- his the pre- ABLENE VS. TYLER AT WORTH SAT. Stamford-New London Tilf Af Arlington Friday Afternoon By UNITED PRESS Dim memories of 1930 hung over the state schoolboy football championship finals in Class AAAA Monday as defending champion Abilene and the Tyler Lions headed for the title game at Fort Worth Saturday. Circumstances are not quite the same as 25 \ears ago when an unheralded Tyler team came out of East Texas to turn the dope bucket several somersaults to stun a highly-favored Amarillo team 25 to 13 in the championship contest. Terps Studying Ways To Halt Oklahoma's Jack Rabbit Backs COLLEGE PARK. Md — UP— Maryland Monday begins its task of naurini? out how to stop Oklahoma's hlindniK speed in the Orange Bowl clash between the two undefeated titans. Coach Jim Tatum ordered a full- scak- workout starting at 4 p.m., and the accent will be on defense anauist the Sooners' jack-rabbit backs whom the Maryland coach called "Ihe fastest in the nation." "Oklahoma's the fastest team I've ever seen," Tatum declared. "Our .scouts sa> so, and the movies vveve seen Oklahoma play bear them out 'ihose movies, which Tatum showed on a local television show- last week, stirred up something of •a controversy. They were films of Okl.thoma's victories over Pitts- bui^ii ai.'i Texa>. and the Sooner* looked ><> fa.-t that many viewers complained the pictures had been speeded up "They were normal - action films " Talum insisted. "I know they made the Oklahoma backs like old-time ruovie actors ii; in that jerky, unnaturally (notion, but that's because look mo'. J people are used to watching our own game films which are slowed down somewhat to enable better viewing." 'i alum's pre-^ame strategy mdi- caii-s he'll use an old weapon a^aiii.-.' the- swift j -Sooiiei's — conditioning While the Terrapins' loi- rnal wurkouts don'i be.'in until this afternoon, the .-.quail has been run ha i (I for a solid week "The bo;, .s' !ou!_'ui-- were hant;- in.' out " Tatum observed, "but thai'.s one way to counteract a fii-.'i-r team--thtr ability to keep goiii,' at top speed yourself " This time. Coach Buck P r e- i jean's Tyler Lions are tar from unheralded. They have ranked right up at the top of the heap with Abilene season-long as both clubs carved out 12 straight victories, including last week's semifinal triumphs. Abilene Solid Choice ! But, Abilene is bound to he a solid choice to sack up its second straight AAAA crown on the basis of its 33 to 6 decision over Dallas Sunset last week while Tyler was puttinB down Biytown 2U to 0 to gain the title round. Abilene has rolled up 473 [Joints to 72 as compared with a 341-87 point record for Tyler with both playing about the same caliber opposition, except that Abilene had a 61 to 0 romp over El Paso Hu'h in the bi-clisinct round, while Tyl-.-r had a 22 to 7 battle wilh Corpus Christi Miller They'll also settle the Class AAA championship this week with undefeated-untied Garland facing a Port Neches team making its third straight appearance in that division's finals game. They meet at Garland Saturday afternoon Trick Play I'sed Garland romped pa.; 1 Te.xar- k*na 44 to 18 last week, while Port Neches had to call on a lineman to carry the ball on a trick play to pull out a 14 to 7 \iciory over Alice. Garland is unbeaten- u/i'ied. Port \eches lost two early- season games. Also on tap are semifinal uamc-, in AA and A as those divisions seek to set up finalists for Christ, mas weekend In AA. it'll be Stamford \ .-.. New London at Arlington Fridav afh:- noon ai.'l Ilillsboio w We.slaco at either HiiJ.sboro or Waco Saturday afternoon. In A. it'll be Stinnett vs. Chillicothe at Vernon and Luling vs. Welterweights Signed MILWAL'KKK - CP _ Welter- vvlghts Vince Marline/; oi I'atei- .son. \.J , and Jvt.-r Muller of Germany have been signed to meet in a lu-iound bout heie. Dee. '£). Marline/, ranked third, ha, a winning ,-,tivak of I'.i. while Muller upset Kay l)rake of New York in his Jait start. li..~ nt-isj s>r.i.olDoy lootoalj playo.'f i I AS.-? AAAA FINALS — AMl.-ue 12-0 •>••-.- '.- lUcr l.'-O. 341-ST, at TCU su- c:'.:--. Y.n Worth. Saturday a/u-rnuen. CLASS AAA HNALS r.nrl.-.nd 12-0. 41010<; \-^ PL.;; N.-fhi.. 10-:! JJ7-113, at ..IIH:. S\,t.),. i; .<•• ii"t:r.oon ft ASS AA SEMIFINALS; s-.amh.-d n-o .<3-o<: vs NYw Lor.,Ion 13-0, 43.,-lOu al A: .sr:i;l.;r.. trlil.ty utlrrnjon. H'.i.Mjoro ll-u : = 7-9J •., Wt-MS^-o U. •H-}-!.r' af HU!>boro or VV;u'o, S.iturt'.av ..'.'~:r. LInn CLASS A SEMIFINALS—Sumiett 12-0 1 40S-U1 vs Clul.j-ntne 13-0, «:-i8; at Vcrr. >n Frirlnv mi hi,: 11-2 .!8i)-liti vs Doer P.,rk 13-0-1 i .vj-SB .1: Dfcr fj.-s, Friday nu ; >-[ Deer Park at Deer Park, both Friday niuln affairs. l>eer Park Favored Sfimford and Weslaeo emerged as the AA favorites and Chillirothe and detVndini: champion Deer Park as the choices in A on the heels of last week's victories. All art- expected to be virtually nip-and-tuek sanies, however, except thut Deer Park seems a strong choice over l.ulin ; Stamford turned in its second straight ii|).-,et as it beat last year s AAA champion lireekenndue Ki- 7 alter ha vine ousted AA champ Phillips 13-0 the week previously, while N'ew London was extended to pull out a 28-21 verdict over Olney Hillslxiro. the only survivor amoijg tile AA teams with a defeat on its record, walloped Lock- liar' 41-12. while Weslaeo beat ISVderUnd 2IJ-7 Minnett downed Hanger 27-19 to carry a 12-0-1 record into the name ayaiiist pei feel record Clullicoihe. IS 2:, winner over I.everelts Chanel l.uliii'.:. beaten iwice in 13 Man- nipped Cru^bv 211-t) 10 win H.s spot aganisl onee-tieii D e e r P.iik, 20-0 conqueror ol llebbron- Ville season exhibition But he did receive dozens of proclamations, tel- cgrnms and letters from city and state officials. NFL club owners, sports writers and others connected with the game for his contributions to football. -May Play Once More The pressure of outside business interests, rather thjin age. prompted his retirement. Walker, who is 28, i.s a Texns building company executive, owns a sporting goods store, leases a medical clinic, is a partner in a housing construction project and has an interest in an auto dealership Walker said there is a chance he might piny in the Hula Bowl in Hawaii next month but that will definitely be his last appearance on the gridiron. The Doaker wrote one of pro football's most illustrious chapters, quieting the critics who deemed him too small and bowing out of the game a champion even though his Lions wound up in the cellar. Lions Quarterback ; Club Meets Tonight The Lions Quarterback Club will hold its \\eekl\ meeting tonight in the Club Room at Hotel Brownwood with the sports session beginning at 7 45. Bill Williams, club president, will be in charge of the meeting devoted to basketball The Lions will play m c'ole- man against the liluecats Tuesday night and then participate m the Temple Tournament Friday Williams said he hoped'to see a large turnout for the session tonight No Record;, Seen MK1.BOUKNK -IP -The poor concilium of the cinder traik at Melbourne's n,, u Olympic park may prevent Hungary's three record - busting distance Mars liom setting any new marks this week Sandor Iharos, La>/U> Tahori and l\;m K'v-.iujltfyi make their first competitive appearances of ;in Ausii ahan tour Wednesday in ,i track and field DOAK WALKER * * * * + * Rams Win; Play Browns Dec. 26 For Pro Crown By r.VRL WRIGHT United PrVss Sports Writer The rookie-studded Los Angeles Rams will pit youth against experience Dec 2ti when they play host to Ihe Cleveland Browns' "old men" in the National Football League championship .game. Los Angeles, led by rookie Coach Sid Ciillman. won the Western division title and me right to tackle Coach Paul Brown's veterans by whipping the Green Bay Packers Sunday, 31-17. The Chicago Bears. only team with a chance lo catch Los Angeles, beat the Philadelphia Kaelos, 17-10, but finished a half- game behind the Rams as the 12 pro duos ended their regular seasons. The Rams, with rookie Inch Ron Waller scoring three touchdown-., won the Western crown before !H1,- 335 in sunshiny, 80-degree weal her at Los Angeles. The Browns, who clinched their sixth straight eastern crown last week, warmed up lor their title by scoring 21 points in the last five minutes to beat the Chicago Cardinals in 20-degree temperature. 35-24. Otto Graham. 34-year-old Cleveland quarterback who will retira ifter the championship game, marked his final home appearance by throwing three scoring passes, including the decisive 41-yarder to Ray Renfro. In the other season finales Sunday, Kddie LeBaron's two touchdown pisses helped the Washington Redskins defeat the Pittsburgh Steelers. 2K-17; V. A Tittle and Hugh McKlheny sparked the San Francisco Foriy-Niners to a 35-17 victory o\er the Baltimore Colts; and Fniik (iilloul scored twice to lead the New York Giants to a 24-lil triumph o\er Ihe Detroit 1-ilHlS Grnhain won the season passing title by averaging 941 yards for e.'n;li of 185 lo.sses Cleveland led all teams ln scoring with 349 points and gave up the least. 21S Doak Walker of Detroit, who is retiring, Wuii the Moling title uith !lti points Rnokie fullback Alan Ameche of Baltimore won thp rushing cinwti \vit)> <M2 \anls ;nid Pete i'llu.s. K; li; |,, ,,,„! uho js ri ,_ tiring alter nine seasons won the pass receiving championship \\itli ti2 calclu-s WANTED"""™ Mid I Sl.l) Kill HK.l K VI (HIS A.\u IKI:L;/I;KS Sec Is — \\t Buy Sell or Tnulf Herman & Herman \MII \ullii.M;,,I IMlll.o llrali-r Mill .MSI IN AVK KBHW DR. 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