Dixon Evening Telegraph from Dixon, Illinois on May 18, 1955 · Page 8
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Dixon Evening Telegraph from Dixon, Illinois · Page 8

Dixon, Illinois
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Wednesday, May 18, 1955
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Oregon Wins Fourth Blackhawk Crown Millies Take j Second Spot; Polo Is Third Marcos First in Frosh-Soph Meet; Mt. Morris Second By NORM JOLLOW (Telegraph Sport* Editor) ' POLO — Oregon's Hawks Jmade it four Blackhawk con--ference track championships ".in a row and five out of six -here Tuesday night as they ,rnnV-ftd ud 71 U points to fin ish well ahead of second place - Milledgeville, wnicn naa no "points. Polo captured the freshman-■onhomore* crown with 45 points ^whil* Mt. Morris finished second - with 40. ~ The team scoring: TEAM STANDINGS .', Four records fell in the meet as '■ Bob Reidesel busted the 220 yard - mark; Dick Haas of Oregon crack- - ed the high hurdles record; Don I Henderson of Mt. Morris reset thi - SSO vard run record and the Oregon " SSO vard relay team broke that - standard. " Reidesel was clocked at :23.3 in ^ the 220, breaking the mark set by - Lotz of Lanark in 1943 ana tied oy " Dave Haas of Oregon in 1953. The - old record was :23.6. ; Sears Dave's Mark Z Dick Haas was four tenths of a • second better than the record of Z :15-6 set by Cooper of Polo in 1951. - Haas ran the high hurdles in :15.2. £ In addition, Dick Haas was only Z three seconds short of his brother *• Dave's 440 yard dash record of J. il51. - Henderson cut a tenth of a sec- " end off the half mile run record he - «et last year. His old mark was - 2:06, but Tuesday night he cut _ it to 2:05.9. - The Oregon relay team of Reid- Z esel, Orville Johnson, Jim Robson ~ and Haas, cracked the record the ~ team set last year. The old record Z was 1 :37.05 while the new mark - is an even 1 :37. Z The Hawks won better than half - the firsts in the meet, taking seven ~ of a possible 13. Reidesel added *■ the 100 to his 220 yard victory; ~ Haas had two. Chuck Cleaver won .2 the high jump; Len Montalbano - took the discus and the relay Z team won. Abels Wins * Milledgeville took three events Z as Bruns won the mile; Woodin - took the pole vault and Frederick Z captured the shot. Polo had one first with Larry ~ Abels capturing the broad jump Z and Derrickson of Mt. Carroll took " the low hurdles. Z Reim of Polo, winning the 100 - yard dash and the 440 yard dash, 2 was the only double winner in the - frosh-soph meet. - The summaries: Z vabsitt (Oi; 2, IfcMillio • Sports Menu WEDNESDAY *" Mt. MottH «t Orcein.'' 'Men's night. Plum Hollow. News pa perRRCHIVE r»«*r CM . J, Sterling Thinclads Top Dixon; 5 Records Set Among the Blackhawk Winners mr.K haas nf Drecmn is shown RANDY McMILLION. formerly of DO> Ht>ULKSU> oi All. Jioms 'ard dash. Earlier he set a con- eon, won his 440 yard heat and yard run ference record in the high hurdles, was tied for second in the event, record d; Ohio Finishes Fourth in Track Tiskilwa Wins Little 8 , g P Q*%a 1 S , Vl^JQ^ j FOR SOME REASON, APPARENTLY PSYCHOLOGICAL as much as anything else. Ken Sheely can't heave the discus at Sterling. In the past two years, he has had some of his poorest tosses camp. Yesterday was another mple as he finished third behind Sheely, who threw the disc 148-10'/; In the Rockford district, will get one more chance to break the jinx. That will come next Friday night at the North Central Conference meet. It will be then or never. ac thi Tflidk' sFisnx t»i?AWS to a close the handful of Dixon athletes out for the team, have shown marked improvement. Notable among them are Rudy Gasser in the 880: Max Akerman in the 220; Bill Beanblossom in the mile: Otto Gerlach m the 440 and Dixon ana Sheely in the discus. »MTi gooo pt>nnrm«.niTS m tins ui meet, Dixon should not fare too badly. THERE WERE MANY FINE PERFORMANCES in the Blackhawk conference meet at Polo yesterday. But. there was one behind the scene? effort that merits special attention. Bill Allenfort. Mt. Morris runner, pulled up lame before, he could finish in the final* of the 100-yard dash. He had turned his ankle. But with a little bit of tape, Allenfort was back and finished second in the low hurdles. A fine display of courage in our book. NORM EHLEKS OF MENDOTA, who has been throwing the discus farther and farther out of siEht every time ne picKS it up, yesterday really lost it as he bettered the state record set by Bob Pellant of East Rockford last vear. Ehlers hurled the discus 162 feet. 10 Inches. Pellant laM vear threw it Ifi2 feet, l's inches in the state meet. Ehler"s record, however, cannot count since all state records must be set in the state meet. He'll get his chance on Friday. Consider Holding Cockelk Rocky Return in London SAN FRANCISCO '.?»— The chances of a return bout between champion Rocky Marciano and Don Cockell. possibly in London m September, continued to brighten today. here Cockell camp, naturally, a London site. The Mar ciano crew agreed that "England is as good a spot as any for a rematch." The International Boxing dun. which wiil have the final say. wasn't talking. Cocke!!, a small patch of ad-h".'ivc lipe on his cut forehead and a flight sc ra'rh under his left ihe ; ail. "Not gns of the beating j "I'd iike to fight him again an' I'd prefer London." he said at i news ro:;fe:-c:;ce. "But I'd mee I him in New York or almost air p'.ace e:se. although I don't fane; Afraid." the best fighter T faced. Afraid of him? I'm id of anv man. but obvio I'd haie to alter my tactics Corkell s rourage before the i s stopped in the ninth rr> d he'd be willing to meet again "in England else as long as the. terms agreeable." "I'll fight anybody any ti: His manager, Al Weill, said that .lack holomons, British promoter had made him "a good proposal' for a London match, but that th terms would hav American referee. to include an Teddy Wtitham, Mcretuy of thi British Boxing Board of Control, who attended the fight, said: "The referee in an English ring would have to be British. He c not be an American nor do w iow neutral referees." Digging Divots Hank Henry* posted the first sub- par round of the season on a n night as he chopped one stroke ■ff m scoring a 33 at the regular nen s night at the Dixon country lub Tuesday. The country club par is 34. Hank bogied the first hole, birdied the second and parred the rest until when be got his second birdie. Said Hank this morning. "I didn't hit a good tee shot except for the :econd, but my irons were gooa. He added that it was quite a com down from the 50 he had a we« ago. In all, 13 goiters broke 4U. rranK Lessner had a 36 while Bill Mooney had a 37. Five 38s were counted by Ed O' Malley, Harold Green. Wilson Pvsart, Dane! Iteis Mark Keller. Five 3fis were tallied bv Frank Heckert. Ralph Coffc T'Uey Noble. Don Sweet and Bill Witzleb, SHEFFIELD — (Special) -Tiskilwa made it a clean sweep of Little Eight confer- ence titles here Tuesday as they captured the conlerence- track meet, the conlerence track title and the all-sports trophy. Earlier in the year, Tiskilwa had won the football crown and tied for first in the basketball race. Tiskilwa barely won the track teet. scoring 46*3 points to 46'i points for Manlius. LaMoille took third with 37'i points while Ohio as fourth with 36 points. Final standings for the meet, the track title and the all-sports crown: Tiskilwa ' and Maniius each had four firsts. LaMoille took three. Ohio two and Wyanet and Sheffield Ohio's firsts were both scored by Tom Gugerty who won the 440 ird dash and the high jump. Don Johnson of Manlius and Rog-• Weller of LaMoille both scored double victories. Johnson won the 100 and 220; yard dashes and the broad jump. Wetler took both hurdles and the discus. The all-sports trophy is present-1 to the team scoring the most points in football, basketoau ana track, plus the points scored in the conference track meet. .. Young. Fisr.-r Manuel Ayulo Dies INDIAN AFOLIS LP- Manuel Avulo's friends practiced grimly today for the qualification runs next' weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, reminded once again that death waits on every turn at the big track. The 33-vear-o!d driver from Burbank, Calif., trying to make the starting lineup for the 500-mile Memorial Day race for the sixth time, hit the wall on the southwest turn in a practice run Monday. He died Tuesday, the 45th fatality sine* the speedway opened In 190ft. Rudy Gasser Sets Record In 880 Run Beanblossom, Dixon, Akerman, Gerlach Score Other Wins STERLING — (Special) — Five records were broken as Sterling again proved to have too mucn ior uie uixon Dukes in a duel track meet here Tuesday in piling up an S4!s to 33^3 victory. Duke3 won five firsts, in cluding Bill Beanblossom's first mile run victory , but lacked deptn to pull closer to the strong War- Max Akerman turned in his be*t lime in the 220 as he won the event in 24 seconds: Ruddy Gasser set a new record in the SSO yard run: Otto Gerlach scored a first in the 440 yard dash, and Bill Dixon scored a first in the discus for the other Dixon wins. Gasser took the S?0 yard run in 2:04.1 to shave three-tenths of a second off the record held jointly by Wolf of Sterling and E. Geb-hardt of Sterling, both in 1938. It was the secona oldest record on the books of the two schools. Sterling took the other four rec ords. Hussung broke his own hurdles mark of :21.3 set last j He was timed at :21 Tuesday. He also broke the record he held with R. Corrigan of Sterling 1 19391 and J. Woodyatt of Sterling (1941) when he ran the high hurdles in :14.9. The old record was :15.5. Sterling's 8S0 and mile rela; teams broke the old records u those events. The 880 yard relay- team was clocked at 1:34.6. The old mark was 1:34.7 set in 1951. The mile relay mark of 3:42, set in 1954. was trimmed to 3:39.5. Bill Dixon had a heave of 140' 8" in the discus which was good enough to win as Dixon's Ken Sheely. first in the district, again had trouble on the Sterling track. The sumary: Kuenn Is First BALTIMORE iJV— Detroit's Har-ev Kuenn held the American League batting lead today following a spurt that netted him 10 hits in his last 14 at bats. Kuenn collected three hits in four trips Tuesday night against the Orioles and raised his average to .398. He is five points in front of runnerup Vic Power of Kansas City. Ford Blanks Chisox, hO pitchers got together and con fronted the hitters with as many as 13 guys who won 20 or more. Since then the hurlers with the whammy have fallen off to six in '52. eight in "53 and six again last season. Right now. l" pitchers have won four or more (a year ago there were 13) and they've had help from the rest to give the majors a total of 39 shutouts to date. In each of the past three seasons there were only 35 scoreless performances on record at this stage. There were three shutouts Tues day night. Rookie Larry Jackson put the collar on National League-leading Brooklyn at St. Louis in a 3-0 Cardinal victory. In the American League, Alex Kellner gave the Kansas City Athletics a T-0 succesi at Washington while Whitey Ford spun a 1-0 triumph for the New York Yankees againni the Chicago White Sox. Only two other National League game* were played. Milwaukee took over secona place, eigni games behind the Brooks, by beating New York's Giants P-4. Cincinnati made it six straight d>-tttti for Plttiburgh *3. Cold — . v — — — TELEGRAPH • SPORTS • nd end the rally. Cam went the est of the way and shut out the Byron had a big scoring oppor tunity in the top of the third. Jim Swanson opened with a single and Mel Johnson followed with another. Tom Dowd, attempting to sacrifice, bunted too hard and Swanson vas forced at third. Then Johnson '/as picked off second. Justin Bland and Roger Reeverts followed with singles to score Dowd, but after Cain had singled to load the bases. Dennis flied out. In the fifth. Dowd got the only alk off Chadwick pitcher Doden. Bland grounded out, but Reeverts was safe on an error and Cain doubled home Dowd. The box score: two-percentage-point edge over the fourth-place Giants. At New York. Ford dueled with Billy Pierce for seven innings before claiming his third shutout of the season and fifth victory. Pierce blew it in the sixth when he walked Mickey Mantle and Yogi Berra. After a double steal attempt that moved Mantle to third but nipped Yogi at second. Pierce walked El-ston Howard. Then Eddie Robinson's infield grounder bxous;ht the run horn* without a hit. Wednesday, May 18, 1955 Chadwick Trips Byron in District Winners Bunch Five Hits In Third for 4-2 Victory BYRON— (Special) — Ashton and Chadwick will clash at 4 p. m. today for the Byron sub-district championship here with the winner moving into the Belvidere district finals on Friday. Chadwick won the right to meet Ashton by turning back Byron, 4-2. here Tuesday, as the winners bunched five of their six hits for four runs in the third inning. Ashton defeated Stillman Valley, Monday, to gain the sub-district finals. Chadwick got to Byron starter Marvin Dennis in the third inning. Handel led off with a single and Geisz followed with another base knock. Handel scored with Anderson hit the third successive single off dermis. The Byron hurler got Straub on strikes but then gave up a single to Heffelfinger. scoring Geisz. and another to Doden which scored Anderson and Heffelfinger. Allen Cain then came on to strike out the next two Chadwick batters DAY'S SCHEDCLE IfflSPAVS SCHIOrLE VS SCKEDVLE THI R5D.AVS SCHIDILE Fight Tonight DETROIT 1,71— "Old man" Willie Pep. trodding the downhill path after a 16-year career in the ring, fights a rematch tonight with young Gil Cadilli, an up-and-coming scrapper from Los Angeles. The bout will be televised nationally over CBS at 9 p.m. CDT. The oddsmakers have established Pep as an 8-5 favorite despite a loss to the 23-year-old Cadilli March 30 at Parks Air Force Base in California. The California feather weight took a highly disputed split decision in 10 rounds which led to the suspension of the two judges. Cards Shutout Dodgers By The Associated Press From the looks of the past seven days, this may turn out to be a pitcher s year m the major leagues. weather shelved Philadelphia's game at Chicago. In the American, Boston knocked off Cleveland 10-3 and Baltimore beat Detroit 3-2. Jackson's no-run job on Brooklyn gave St. Louis its third whitewash victory in four games. Tne Brooks tagged the young righthander for 10 hits. but. when the ichiDs were down, Jackson went to curve ball and found the answer. Home runs by Red Schoendienst and Ken Bo; Cards, who got nine hits off Carl Erskine, losing his first in six decisions, and Jim Hughes. The Cards moved up from fifth Kansas City managed just six ts off Maury McDermott. but got home in front on the uashingtc lefty's lone walk, a sacrifice and l single by Kellner in the fifth. Erv. Palica, the ex-Brooklyn ■ight-hander. gave up six hits to the Tigers, but not more than one in any inning. Billy Cox, another tormer Dodger, homered for the Orioles. Milwaukee, the Giants' Don Mueller saw his 24-game hitting streak stopped, settling for a tie r the club s record. Gene Conley won his fifth on ne hits, riding out homers by Willie Mays and Hank Thomp; s the Braves pounded five Giant pitchers for IS hits. Joe Adcock had four-foi-five. including a home run. Al Corwin was the loser. Cleveland, missing the injured Al Rosen, Bobby Avila and Georgie Strickland, finally was dumped at Fenway Park after taking 11 straight at the Red Sox hangout. Early Wynn lost it, his first setback of the season, when Jackie Jensen and Eddie Joost homered for four runs in the fifth. At Cincinnati. Joe Nuxhall wrapped it up with an eight-hitter and a tnree-rua double in the sec- loot} iiuung* ^ ■ Amboy 7th In Illowa Loop Track Finish Second in Frosh-Soph Event; Koch Wins Vault ^fORRISO^T — (Special)— Morrison captured the annual Illowa conference track meet here Tuesday night while De-Witt, second in the varsity, won the frosh-soph meet. Amboy timsnea sevenin m ma arsity "event but was second in the frosh-soph. Fulton, which finished third in e meet, led the field in the num ber of firsts, four, but lacked the depth to win the meet. Tilly Baldwin of the Steamers, won the shot and discus while Miller won both hurdles events. Morrison had three firsts, winning the miie relay and scoring with Kimmel in the 440 and Zui-dema in the high jump. DeWitt, St. Mary's of Clinton and Savanna each had two firsts. Don Kock of Amboy scored his team's only first as he captured the pole vault by clearing 11 feet. Six records fell in the meet. Kimmel's :52.6 set a 440 yard dash mark: Rabb of Savanna topped the 880 mark with a 2:04.5 clocking: Drew of DeWitt set the standard in the mile at 4:33.6; Morrison's mile relay team set a mark with 3:3R.5 time: Runge of DeWitt was a record breaker with 20'U" broad jump and Baldwin set the discus mark with a 145' 4" heave. Dave Adwell was fifth in the discus and Cnarlie Koch was fourth in the shot to round out Amboy'i The Fight Results boston- -L=rry Boarriman Th* Johnson Avf as (iv/tY as a possum ^CTiat a combination! Terrific speed and power plus gentle, easy, QUIET operation. 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