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Pag© Elghf THE DAILY REPUBLIC, Mitchell, S. D., Tuesday, April 5, 1960 Scribes Select Parkston's Semmler, Mitchells Kirkie For All-State Honors I of the season. HURON (ffi — A pair of veterans! An oddity in this day of the big returning from last year's first 1 man in basketball is little Ronnie team lead the South Dakota Class Brue whose hustle and determina- "A" all - state team as selected tion was one of the big factors in by the South Dakota .Sports Writ- > the Warriors' march to the ESD er's association in cooperation with •championship and a third place class "A" coaches. (finish in the state "A" tourna- Returning from last year's myth- ment. . . One of the bright spots In a rather drab season for the Mitchell Kernels was Leon Klrkic, the onty junior on the top ten. He led the Kernels In scoring and practically every leal honor squad are Gordon Swan- eon of Lead and Dave Scmmler, Parkston. The first team ranges in height from "tiny" Ron Brue (581, Sioux Falls Washington, to towering Stan Payton (6-9), Rapid City. The squad Averages just short of the 6-2 mark. Swanson was the scoring leader to the Black Hill* conference with an average of 21.2 points per game.-fThe smooth - moving center, who stands 6-6, sparked his Gold- diggers to the state turnament and a fourth place finish in the classic. Seraniler li ' the scoring department for the nigged Park- slon Trojans. During the year lie led his s,.iad to one of the finest records ever compiled at Parkston, Including a victory over the Walertown Ar. rows early in the year. R i s club lost out in its bid for a •tate tournament berth in a tight game with Sioux Falls Washington. Rapid City's Payton sparked the Cobblers to title in 18 their first state "A years while compiling a healthy 19.6 average in Black Hills conference play. That figure was good enough for a third place finish in the conference scoring battle. Payton made the first team after gaining honorable mention from sports scribes on the 1959 team. Probably one of the smoothest ball handlers and shooters to come out of Aberdeen for a good many .years is Bucky Haldeman, next to the shortest man in height on the Bquad at 5-10. It was Haldeman's work that made the Golden Eagles figure prominently in the Eastern South Dakota conference race most All Sporls Scoreboard other department throughout the year. He finished eighth in the ESD scoring race with * 12 - point average per game. Bob Judson, Custer, who moves into the top ten list after being second team last Wildcats to their Exhibition Baseball By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Monday Results Washington 3, Kansas City 2 Cincinnati vs. Detroit at Lakeland, cancelled, rain Tuesday Games Baltimore vs. Detroit at Lakeland Chicago (N) vs. Boston Scottsdale • Chicago (A) vs. New York St. Petersburg Los Angeles vs. Cleveland Tucson Washington vs. Kansas City West Palm Beach Cincinnati vs. Milwaukee Jacksonville (N) Philadelphia vs. Pittsburgh Port Myers St. Louis vs. San Francisco Phoenix Masters' Tourney Turns Into A Battle Of Muscles By WILL GREMSLEY Associated Preaa Sports Writer AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Drench- tog rains have turned the 24th Masters golf tournament, starting Thursday, Into a prospective battle of muscle men and one of the most eminent of these, Sam Snead, says it could be his year. "The way might do it, time winner I'm playing, I just ' drawled the three- from West Virginia today. "I don't know when I've bit the ball better. "I'll tell you one thing — as heavy as this course is, no short knocker is going to win it." One of the game's strongest players, Arnold Palmer, has been established rite. Most as the advance favo of his competition is expected to come from such pow erful hitters as Snead, Cary Mid dlecoff. ex-footballer Mike Sou chak and perhaps even the husky U.S. Amateur champion, Jackie Nicklaus. Nicklaus, a blond, 200-pounc package of power from Columbus Ohio, trudged around the Augusta National Course in a driving rain Monday in 69, three under par. I was the best score of those rash enough to buck the elements. No amateur ever has won the Masters. Snead played a full 18 holes and was even par although experimenting with his long irons. Ben Hogan gave up , after eight holes and said, "I don't have a chance," Palmer, the year's leading money placed on the year, led the most successful season in many years as they tied with Rapid City for BHC honors. Judson flipped in an average of 19.9 points per game and did more than his share of the rebounding for the Custer club. The only returning regular from the 1959 state "A" championship Watertown team was Doug Peterson. Another of the shorter men on the team (5-11) he helped turn what was billed as a "rebuilding year" at Watertown Into a year in which the Arrows finished second in both the ESD and the state tournament. An unknown as far as East River fans are concerned, but a menace! to Black Hills teams all year was Ron Schroeder, Hot Springs. At 6-3, Schroeder terrorized western opponents with his shooting ability; which gained him a 17.5 scoring; average for the season. Rounding out the top ten is the! Eastern South Dakota scoring leader, Mike Anderson of Madison. Playing for a team that would up in a tie for the cellar spot in the conference. Anderson gave Bulldog ftns something to holler about as he netted an average of 17.5 points per game. All members of the second ten honor squad look down on opponents who stand six- feet tall or under. Biggest man in the group is Aberdeen's T o in Malchow (6-6) while Dennis Gandy, Custer, isn't far behind at 6-5. Mike Isenberg, Pierre, and Joe Sweere, Sioux Falls Cathedral, are the shortest of the squad at 6-1. Other members of the second ten are John Deblon, Watertown; Bill Bruns, Sioux Falls Washington; Jerry Kelly and Mike Berry, Rapid City; Leu McMeen, Gregory and Ed Olson, Spearfish. FIRST TEAM Stan Payton, Rapid City, 6-9. Sr. Bucky Haldeman, Aberdeen, 5-10, Sr. ' Gordon Swanson, Lead, 6-6, Sr. Ron Brue, Sioux Falls Washington, 5-8, Sr. Leon Kirkie, Mitchell, 6-0, Jr. Bob Judson, Custer, 6-1. Sr. Dave Smmler, Parkston, 6-2, Sr. Doug Peterson, Watertown, 5-11, Sr. Ron Schroeder, Hot Springs, 6-3, e r. / Mike Anderson, Madison, 6-2, Sr. SECOND TEAM: John Deblon, Watertown, 6-2, Sr. Bill Bruns, Sioux Falls Washington, 6-2, Jr. Joe Sweere, Sioux Falls Cathedral, 6-1. Sr. Jerry Kelly, Rapid City, 6-3, Sr. Lou McMeen, Gregory, 6-3, Sr. Dennis Gandy, Cusler, 6-5, Sr. Tom Malchow, Aberdeen,. 6-6. Sr Mike Berry. Rapid City, 6-3, Jr. Ed Olson, Spearfish, 6-2, Sr. Mike leenberg, Pierre, 6-1, Sr. Honorable Mention: Bob Michaels, Watertown; Duane O'Connell, Sioux Falls Cathedral; David Trefry, Webster, Andy Severson, Rapid City; Menford Jones; Flandreau Indians; Ray Pasch, Fland r e a u; Dan Westerlund; Sioux Falls Washington; Larry Mechtenberg, Parkston; John Bruce, Milbank; Al Buenning, Parkston; Roger Van Der Vorste. Custer; Dick Calahan Sioux Falls Washington; Ern e s I Wanna, Flandreau Indians; Wally Johnson, Aberdeen; Jim Cooper Sturgis: Jim Egan, Huron; Wayne Ward, Belle Bourche; Ron Soulek Pierre; Greg Schmidt, Scotl and; Terry Gukeisen, Lead; Dave Linn gren, Watertown; Henry Nelson Brookings; Jack Arbogast, Lead; Craig Sisk, Miller; and Dennis Chausee. Vermillion. Nats Checking Throneberry's Power At Plate Credentials to Chicago's White Sox for,waivers on infielder Danny O'Con- Writer 'catcher Earl Sattey, first base-(hell, a 10-year major league vet four-man Don "Minther "and $150.000.' LEON KIRKIE DAVE SEMMLER LOUIE MC MEEN FLIP of the COIN BY JIM WILSON New Leaders Take Over In Women's Meet YANKTON Wl - New leaders emerged over the weekend in a] of the events of the South Dakota State women's tourney at the Coun try Lanes here, with bowlers from Armour and Vermillion taking th< spotlight. , Belitz Style Shop of Armour mo winner, didn't even come out. ved into the lead in the team even A steady rain — sometimes i with a 2,588 series, just one pii reaching torrential proportions —ibetter than the first week's lead er. Rose Marketeria of Rapid City Jeanette Abbey Studios of Brook ings went Into third place in team with 2,579. Also new in the top fiv are Rex's Alleys, Vermillion, 2 557, and Palace Lounge, Mobridge 2,549. Irene Samuelson and Helen Lan of Vermillion are the new double leaders, turning in an 1132 total t move in front of the early leaders L. Severson and K. Messerli, Ra Pid City, who had 1.110. In third place in doubles are S Novak and V. Zweifel, Scotland 1,108. Tied fourth are L. Erickson E. Kludt, Huron, and P. Brunk- A Voges, Canton, both with 1,089. D, Dewald, Armour, moved hit first place in singles with 621, an M. Hogan, Yank ton, took over sec ond place with 615. The early lead er. B. Mach. Aberdeen, dropped third place with 609 peppered down on the sprawling, 6.850-yard layout throughout the day. It has rained here, off and on for almost a week, and the normally beautifully ' manicured course is soggy and dull. "There's no possibility that the course can dry out by the weekend," Snead said. "More rain is forecast for today. It's going to be very slow." Snead, winner of the Desoto tournament 10 days ago, said he has been averaging 66 strokes a round at his Boca Raton course in Florida all winter. "I'm playing great," he added. "If I can get my long irons working a little better, I won't worry about anybody or anything," Fight Results New York — Jorge Fernandez, 149, Argentina, stopped Mel Barker. 147%, Austin, Tex. 7. Montreal -^Burke Emery, Slierbrooke, Quebec, stopped Bobby Devlin, Montreal Montreal, Ruth. 199, Holyoke. ,,„ Tills*, 4. —r Bob Cleroux, knocked out Richie Tulsa, 1. Mass. - Kid Chick, , Westfield, Mass., stopped. Lar- 99 fiUva, 122, Bosun, 3. J. Pfeiffer, Aberdeen, is in fourth spot with 606, and tied for fifth ar A. Lowell, Sioux Falls, and V Sweifel, Scotland, with "594. There were no changes at the to in all * events, still paced by B Mach, Aberdeen, with 1,666. t Lowell, Sioux Falls, is second wi 1,665, and A. Noltensraeiar, Rapi City, third with 1,658, 'Expert' Says Giants Should Win Flag By MIKE RATHET Associated Press Sports Washington's feasome some minus one, shopping around j Throneberry may be just the man for a new partner to aid in the to fill the depleted ranks, war against organized pitching, to-1 A 28-year-old Tennessean who day began checking the ere-,has kicked around the American dentials of Faye Maynard Throne-j League since he came up with berry. i Boston in 1952. Throneberry Throneyberry continued his tor-.crashed the* Washington lineup rid hitting along major league last season and compiled a .251 baseball's exhibition trail Monday, batting average in 117 games, driving in the winning run with a The outfielder-first baseman hit 10 eran. seventh inning single as the Senators edged Kansas City 3-2 in the only game played. With slugger Roy Sievers trad- Plankinion Has Six Veis Back On Track Team home runs and accounted for 42 runs batted in. Now he's the sensation of the Senators' training camp with his .462 batting average, and has been outshining the fearsome foursomes' holdovers — Harmon Klllebrew, Jim Lemon aud Bob Allison. Killebrew (42), Lemon (33), Allison (30) and Sievers (21) slugged 126 home runs during the 1959 campaign and a little more power from Throneberry could make PLANKINTON - Coach Dave u , p for the departure of the aging Bentz reports that six lettermen are back from last year 1 s wu Throneberry drove home track team and 19 other hopefuls , th <; cli ncher against the A's, Kil have reported. The vets include Dennis Will, should fly over new Candlestick ber because of The official opening of the 1960 rack season has been postponed. The Wagner - Delmont dual meet hlch was to have been held at yndall this afternoon has been ut off until the track dries up. * *. * Although this may not be the best weather for golf in this part of the state, the golfers out in the Banana Belt are loosening up for the long summer ahead. One of the fellows that went out to tiie State Elks' Bowling tournament in Rapid City over the weekend says that the people out there are already swinging at the little white ball. * * * Speaking of the bowling tourney, ne Mitchell kegler will hang onto a ore sheet for a long time to ome. Miner Carson was really in the oney after the first weekend of illing. He leads the single's impetition with a 689 score and SJ the all-events with 1,981. Those .ores include an 81 pin handicap. Larson approached a per feet ame in the singles with eight raight strikes, but ended with a scratch. His other two games ere 167 and 175. In the doubles he teamed with By JACK HAND j Associated Press Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) — A pennant San Francisco's Park next Octo- key moves the Giants made during the off season to bolster their pitching and tighten their infield. The addition of Billy' O'Dell and Billy Loes, a southpaw starter and a right-handed relief man, plus the acquisition of second baseman Harvard Lewis Rolls Best Series In City League Harvard Lewis, Blue Bell IGA, took series honors in City League bowling Monday night with 181-206196—583. Second place went to Axel Nepstad of Randall's with 169-192205—566. In the game department, Floyd Metzger of Assmussen Insur a n c e edged Roger Metzger of Hamm's Beer by a pin. The scores were 211 and 210. Hamm's Beer walked away with team honors as it rolled 901-960-866 — 2,727 for the best game and series. Randall's was second in each category with 943-859-918 — Don Blasingame figure to give the Giants what they lacked last year when they blew the pennant in the last 10 days. Billy Rigney's five-man staff ran out of gas in the stretch with Sam Jones trying to start and relieve. The hitters stopped hitting. The Club lost seven of its last eight, including a vital three- game series with Los Angeles. Instead of worrying about the problems of playing a World Series in a ball park that was not completed, they settled for third place while Los Angeles and Milwaukee tangled in a pennant playoff. Milwaukee is given the best chance of beating the Giants in this book with the Dodgers making it a three-way fight. Powerful Cincinnati with added pitching from Cal McLish and Bill Henry at the flag. for a solid 2,720. Holand Caffee, Gaffe Awning es Christenson and the pair rate third place with a total score f 1,232. To prove that the 266 was no uke, Larson came back with a 58 game in the team event. He oiled 10 strikes and a pair of pares to achieve that score. As an be seen he filled every frame in both of his nigh scoring lines. * * * Girls' basketball in the West River country rose to an intense pitch in the past season, It seems that Vivian, Reliance and Murdo's girls lost only two games each throughout the year and all claim, and rightly so, that its team is best. The big game was between the then undefeated Reliance team and once - defeated Vivian. A big third quarter proved to be Reliance's downfall as the Vivian girls eked out a one- point victory. Vivian defeated Reliance later in the year, but then fell to Ree Heights to end the season. Fans are waiting for next year's trams to take up where '"'is year's left off. * * * Bill Reemstma, outstanding cen- «r on the 1959 Mitchell Kernel ESD hampionship football team, is one f more- than 120 candidates for ext year's Air Force Academy [rid team. Spring drills started yesterday in Colorado and according to reports rom the Military school. Coach Ben Martin will be looking each individual over carefully la order to trengthen the Falcons for the rug- fed season ahead. } * if * A meeting will be held soon to determine the future of the amateur CBH • Palace City baseball loop, The league, composed of three teams fr.in Mitchell, one froi.i Kimball and Chamberlain and two from Planklnton, has had FOUL . bedding so far this spring and the way it looks from here it will take a lot of cooperation between fans, players and officials to maintain the league. Only three teams have expressed interest thus far in operating the league. It takes four teams to qualify a league in the State Baseball Association and Mitchell must field three of its own in order to be eligible. The size of each town is taken into consideration and the bigger the city the more teams it must field. The other four towns could form their own league, but in past years fans and players alike have expressed opinion that "the more the merrier" as far ai competition is concerned. * •* * The Scoreboard Cobs represented the CBH - Place City league in Dis- and Railing, set the pace in the Village League with a 205 game and a series of 548 to lead both departments. Ray Bleme, Langenfeld's, was runnerup in the series set with 503 while Newt Noble of Caffee Awning, Don VerSteeg of Langenfeld's, and Con Tietze of Fullerton Lumber tied for second in the hi game with 192. Caffee Awning had the high team series with 2469 while Langenfeld's placed second with 2286. Caffee Awning made a clean sweep of the evening by rolling the high team game, 891 while Fullerton Lumber placed second with 802, omeback by Bob Friend, figures o fight it out with St. Louis for ifth, if Stan Musial can hold his pring training form for 100 ames. Chicago's young pitching must continue to improve .and ichie Ashburn and Frank Thomas must bounce back from bad ears if the Cubs are 'to improve, he Phillies appear headed for nother term in the National eague cellar despite a generous njection of new blood. Here's the way it looks from ere: San Francisco Milwaukee Los Angeles Cincinnati Pittsburgh .St. Louis .Chicago .Philadelphia Cousy To Bench Himself Unless Things Change , BOSTON (AP) — Bob Cousy Boston's Mr. Basketball, may bench himself tonight if he doesn't snap out of the doldrums in the fifth game df the Celtics' Nationa' Basketball Assn. playoff with St Louis. "If things don't come back, I'm going to step out and have K.C Jones or Sam Jones do the job. 1 Cousy said. "I still want one more try. But I can't ruin this playoff for the boys by staying out there if I don't have it." Cousy has been having one o: the worst series of his 10-year career in the best-of-seven playoff now tied at 2 games each. 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The schedule: April 13—Winner invitational April 22—Pierre relays April 23—Corn Palace relays April 29—Tyndall relays May 6—CBH meet May 7—Howard Wood relays Pirates' Skinner Sees Another Good Season FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) Hard-hitting Bob Skinner of the Pittsburgh Pirates, whose batting average parachuted 41 points last year, figures he'll be among the National League's top hitters again this season. "I'll be right up there this year, that's for sure," said the tail, lanky outfielder Monday. "The main tiling is that now I feel real good." Skinner's confidence la largely based on a sparkling performance this spring in Grapefruit League competition. He's batting .304 with 14 hits, including one home run jlebrew and Lemon started the Senators on their way to their seventh victory in 20 games by driving home two runs in the first and three doubles. After turning in a .321 year in 1958, Skinner plummetted to .280 the following season. He suffered a back injury in Milwaukee early in the season when he rammed into a fence. Skinner's not the only one hoping he has a better season in 1960. Manager Danny Murtaugh has already said that the Pirates pennant chances this season depend a lot on Skinner's big bat. inning with sacrifice flies. The A's tied it in the second when Bob Cerv homered — his fourth of the spring—with a man on. Then, in the seventh. Lennic Green singled, advanced on a ground out and came around on Throneberry's clutch hit. Cincinnati manager Fred Hutchinson and Charlie Grimm, field boss of the Chicago Cubs, took advantage of the open date to get their starting lineups in shape for the National League's opening program a week from today. Hutch said Billy Martin, acquired along with pitcher Cal McLish in the swap that sent Johnny Temple to Cleveland, definitely will open at second base for the Reds. 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