The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 10, 1949 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 10, 1949
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PAG& SIX BLYTHEVT1.LF 'ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 1949 Leachville Wins Over Crossett £fo«» A Tournament Victory Puts Misseo Ttam in Semi-Finals LITTLE ROCK, March 10—Wj— Leachville High School's Lions went bounding "Into the quarter-finals of the Arkansas. Class A basketball tournament here last nlRlil by turning back Crossett, 62-4S In first-round encounter. Piny in ihe "A" tournament got underway yesterday and Hie favorites had tiling all their way. Batcs- vllle's Pioneers, tabbed before the tourney began as the Class A lean most likely to succeed, lived up to advance billing by routing Sluttgnr 56-29 in lliclr debut. All other games in the first dn: and night of the state's biegcs. meet ever ' also followed advance script. Van Buren beat England 35 28; RussellvIIie downed Hope 49-40 Becbe conquered Mcna 31-31 an< Jonesboro, the other District Thre entry, won over Warren 60-53. Three of the winners, liowcvci had to come from behind In th second half to advance to the qimr ter-finals. Those rocclviiiK the carl scares were Becbe. Russellvllle Jonesbaro. First-round play in the A division continued this morning and the Big Six teams, who are hold- Ing their tournament In conjunction with the smaller schools, will begin nction today. Faycttevllle. Class A defending champs, touched off action this morning with Cherry alley and Fordyce took on Catholic High of Memphis In the wind up of Class A First Roimrt piny. In the Bis Six openers, l.ltlle Rock met Forl Smith and Pine Bluff, the favorite, engaged perhaps Its chief threat. North Little Rock. Leachville built up an early lead an coasted to its victory over Crossett. It was 31-13 at half time and was close only when the Mlssisslpp County team's first-stringers were on the bench resting for the gruel- ling tourney grind lying ahead. Crosses wouldn't have been sc much In the ball as It was had i c not been for the long-distance sharp-shooting of guard Billy Cla, who hit for 10 points, 16 of them on field goals. Dill Sain and Floyd Scott paced Leachville with 16 and 15 points respectively. Champions of the two divisions— A and the Big Six—will be decided tomorow night. Then the two tit- iists will tangle Saturday night for an undisputed state championship. The lineups: Leachville (62) T"ri «. Crossttt US] Nelson (8) P (I) Burt Scott (15) F (8) Hudgens Sain (16) O 18) Elton Welch W O (8) Lichala Aaron (12) O (19) Cla Substitutions: Leachvlllc—Mad- ison (1), Bluckwell (\1. Adams (11, Wllklns. Barnes <2). Crossett—Wolfe (1), Johnson (2). OHM* Dying in India NEW DELHI—(fl>)—The phrase "On His Majesty's Service" will ioon disappear from Indian government letters. Deputy Prime Minister Patcl said in legislative assembly that when present stocks of envelopes marked OHMS are exhausted they will be replaced vith envelopes marked O7.GS—On Indian Government Service. Phillies' Bill Nicholson, left, shows fiworilc bat lo Richie Ashbnrr •>nd Del Emiis in fjkarwator. Fl;i., cnmp. Acquired in trade witr ;hicai;o Cubs, Nicholson will team with Ihe oilier two in Philadelphia Nationals' outfield. Luxora, Wilson Girls Advance in Cage Tournament Both Luxora and Wilson advanced to the ([uarter-finals of the District 3 girls' tournament at Mnrkfri Tree last night b.v winning their first round games. Luxora pluycd at tlghi defensive game and emerged victorious over Turrcll by a 2(3-13 count and Wilson downed Lepallto 25-17 in the tourney opener. Kciser, the Mississippi County champs, won't see action until tonight meeting Tecli High of Greene County at 8 o'clock. Luxora held Turrcll for 19 minutes, building up a safe lead and then coasting home. Turrcll scored most of the teams points In the four minutes of the game. In other games played last night Marked Tree's defending champions came through as expected turning back Valley View 57-31 and Wclner turned back Rector by a 13-polnt margin. Mountain Valley Purse Is Feature At Oakfawn Park HOT SPRINGS. Ark., Mnrch 10 Wi—The Mountain Vnlley Pnrse. six-furlong sprint in which ten hor se5 of senior division were entcrec pped competition today nt Oafc- \vn. Top Impost of 118 pounds lins 3Ccn assigned to Mnbinm Stable's [cut. Bill, winner ol a rnce ut nme distance on opening day. Others in the field were No Wrln- les, Ment Snnpp, Marltown, Sir icnry. Foxy No Mnrk, Bestbook, jxler Nip and Housing Night. Miss Nenl. a five-year-old mnre, lio apparently lllcc.s the mild, scor- d her second triumph at Oaklnwn cstcrclny in capturing the featured Ixth race. The J. C. Ellis Stable's entry l)rinted thrnn^h the six-furlonR event in 1:14.2 mid paid $3.80 to vln. STOP Brirui Your Car to Us for Hemline Downs Indiana Central In NAIB Tourney KANSAS CITY. March 10. f/T| llamlii'.e University's Pled Pipers emerged us '» slight favorite today to win the NAIB title—mainly because ol center Verne Mikkel.scn nd forward Hal Raskins. Mlkkclsen, a S-fool 1-inch marvel, nd Hawkins. 6-2, each is making lis third start in a National Asso- lation of llHcrcolIeciate BuskellMll xnirnamcnt. They will loud the mil, Minn., team against Texas I'ech at 0:05 p.m. (GST) in the caturc of tonight's four-game quarterfinal card. Mikkel.'cn, used sparingly Hamllne beat Indiana Central [ndlanapolis. 83-fiG. in second round )lay yesterday, still scored 13 points. rlts three-year tournament total is 4CO poinis Haskins poured in 12 field goals and 5 free throws for 29 points, to run his tournament total to 448 points. Each player has appeared In ten NAIB games. In other games yesterday and lasi night Texas Tech. which has plenty of I'eisht in Us own lincun. advanced to the quarter finals by beixllng North Dakota 62-57. 1111- noi;! knocked off San Jose (Calif.) State 81-15 and B»lolt (Wis.) College defeated Southwest Missouri State 66-49. Regis College of Denver, one. of the tallest teams In the meet, beat St. TlioniHs of St.. Paul. Minn.. 5352 lust night and will play North estern Louisiana Slate of Nalchl- tochcs. La., tonight. Porkers Whip Rice 50-3 4 In NCAA Playoff DALLAS, Mar. 10. Wi—Arkansas ami Arizona won their first round games of the District Six NCAA playoff here last night and will meet tonight lo determine the district's representative at the Western Regional NCAA tournament in Kansas City Mar. 18-18. The Rji/orbackfi turned back the Rice Owls 50-34 for Hie first, time this sensun to move Into the playoff finals and Arizona surprised everybody by downing the Baylor Ui'tirs r.5"-47 In the other gam Arkansas used new strategy to turn tlie tables on Rice, and ihe result was a magnificent defense The speedy Ra/.orbacks pressed th Owls all over the floor. In the bac! court as well as in the front court throughout the came. They inter cepted the o\vls' passes coining am Bolus and held the Texans lo Hire points Iti the first ten minutes (lie sci-ond lialf. when Arkansa pulled away to a safe lead. Liltle Leon Blevins rammed In 2 points, scoring from all angles Rive Arizona Its upset trlump hove lifiyior. The .'Scars wer> ahead on once, also, and it was In the fir nlf. After the Intel-mission tl vlldrats were out front all the wa xcept when the score was tiec lure. A crowd of 3.700 turned out to c Ihe two games al the recreation jutldtnK. Tonight's came will be at 8 o'clock ind the winner will go to Kansas City March 18 and 18 for the SVcs- tern Regional NCAA tournament. Sports Roundup Bujh FullertoB Jr. NEW VORK, March 10. I/Pi— Andy ledcrrelter, who was matchmaker the tournament of champions ntll a recent reorganization, was n Interested observer when Pro- lotcr Joe Louis held his first New York press conference the other ay. . Joe. looking somewhat ulkier than on his last api>earance, blocking the same set of n.ues- ior-5 for the third time when Andy cmarkcd, "I don't think he'll last, oe doesn't know what it's like to worlc 24 hours a day like you have o.' . . . Nelderreiter, currently leks. ssys he"hassomethlngcotn- ng up" before long, . . At the •same, gathering, one columnist ex plained: "I van on my way to 11* antique show when I stopped Ir. here. It's the same thing; Joe I: an antique" . . . And a Pltbbui'ifi visitor. commenting that J"ki Mintz, Ezfcard Charles' managct had'dropped Into a nice s|Wt, add ed: "Jake says. 'My wife has ben: wanting a perishable lamb coai Now maybe I can get her one.' " No Practice Today &^'**g! -' "2*S5Saia ^SK^*? ?0illt Members of the Aldwych Ice Speed Skating Club scramble out of the cold water of Kingsmere near London. Previously enjoying a Rood run on ice, the skaters had to call it quits when the thin surface buckled and collapsed under a warm sun. •astern Golden Glove* Tourney Opens Tonight NEW YORK, March 10. «') — A brand new set of Utlists will crowned tonight In the Eastern Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions at Madison Square Garden. The final bout-s, bringing togeth- er survivor.s of more than 100 tlonal winners from 13 states, Washington. D. c., and Puerto Rlrol will determine the lineup for thJ bouts with the western champion^ here March 28 Rlow Me I>own After observing the systemat doings at Dodgertown. Red tllor Aid-Tribune) Smith hazarded tl guess that some day In a tight pame at Ehbet-s Field next summei. with the bases [ull and one out someone will blow a whistle and the whole team will run to the outfie'd or sliding practice. . . It would be list BOlng back to Uncle Robbie's Dodgers to have the whole team go on a toot. Five Lettermen Report for Golf Practice at U of A FAYKVTEVILLE, Ark., March 10 ul'i—Five leltcnnen return for tin: Arkansas 1040 Rolf team. They arc Warner Marks, Llttl? Rock: James Mo-seley, Fort Smith: Herman Styles. Bauxite: Randolnh Warner. Foil Smith, and Harold Hf-iison. Sprlngclale. Coach George Cole said practice \vill begin as soon as weather permits. The R:\zorback schedule: April 5. University of Tulsa at Tulsa; April 9, Baylor, liere; Apri' 11, North Texas State, here; April 13, Texas Christian, here; April 22 Rice at Houston; April 25. Texas Ageies at College station; April 30 Southern Methodist here; May 6. University of Texas, liere. History Rcpratft According to the records, Pho^ Alien should come up with a whale of a basketball team at Kansas next seawn. (Word is that lie has the material to help the records.i . In 32 years ol coaching. Pho= never has gone snore than three years without a championship. . He was down In 1928. 23 and 3i) anJ came up with the title in 1931. The past season marked his second three-year stretch. Tollett to Mississippi HOPE. Ark., March 10—(/Tl—Nolan Tollett, who resigned as athletic coach at Hope High School has announced acceptance of a position as head football and track coach at Perklnston, Miss., Junior College. He said he will go to Perklnston March 14. THROPS EXECUTIVE ~[h« smart good looks and quality "feel" of this neat Winlhrop oxford make it first choice among busy executives who know the value of poise and grooming. 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The tw<> were amouc thirty-two of the nation's top ranking profes- opening round over the «,630-y»rd par 70 Miami Springs Course. Dr. Gary Middlecoff ol Memphli, Tenn., nnd Jim Ferricr of Chlcay sionals scheduled to tee off for the are defending champions. BRAKE SERVICE WE WILL . . . ondititii of brake linings mA brakv prms. Adjnt kn*«. RtplcMsli Wok. IMJ. ALL FOR $2.50 DRIVI IN FOR A FREE BRAKE CHECK PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. 5th & Walnut This Weekend Give Your Car A Break And Save Yourself Some Money SMGRAM'S 7 CROWN. BLENDED WHISKtY. S6.8 Piooi. 6SK Grain Neutral Spirits. StagrjiivOistiUers Coipoulion. Chrysler Building. New YoiV HERE'S OUR 3 DAY SPECIAL •' Friday, Saturday, & Monday • Clean motor. Clean carlmrelor air-filler and refill i( with fiesVi nil. Change oil filter cartridge. Inspect motor for gas, oil, and water leaks. Oil filler cartridge included at no extra charge. All work done hy the Blytheville Motor Co. is guaranteed to please you. 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