Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas on February 22, 1959 · Page 11
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^^^ 81st ttffi PAAfPA DAILY NEWS A ,11 SUNDAY, FfififtUAfty 22, 1959 ft U K-STATE CLINCHES TITLE TIE 1958-59 REAPERS — The 1958-59 Pampa Junior High Reaper basketball team has completed its season. Since none of the Reapers had any previous experience on the court, they didn't fare so well this year, but they have high hopes for ne*t season. The Reapers are, front ro^ from left, Willie Vick, John Arthur, Max Patton, Robert Garrett, and Dale Brown. Back row, from left, Coach Sam Jackson, Corky Godfrey, Jim Harris, Jim Story, Bill Hughes, and J. D. Hininger. Baseball Duquesne Blasts Segregation Briefs ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (UPI) .*-In(ielder' 'Gil McDougakl conferred with New York Yankee officials for more than two hours! Saturday and then ended his holdout siege by signing his 1959 contract for the same $32,000 salary; he received last year. The versatile, 30-year-old Van-; Kee veteran thus successfully resisted Yankee efforts to give him a sizable pay cut because his bat-' ting average fell off to .250 last year. McDougald's signing Ieft five < Yankees still outside the fold.' They are Mickey Mantle. Whitey, Sortl, Andy Carey, Virgil Trucks, and rookie John .lacittk. j LAKELAND, Fla. (TIP!) -Frank 7.,iiry ended a two-day holdout shortly after noon Saturday, bringing to full strength the Detroit Tigers' pitching staff in spring 1 training In-re. Lary, who beat the New York Yankees seven times last year and holds a lifetime, edge of l8-!> over the world champions, came to terms after his second long Twgaining session with General Manager Rick Kerrell. BRADKNTON. Fla. (VIMi -The Milwaukee Braves Saturday received the signed contract of outfielder Hank Aaron, reducing to 'eight the number not yet in the fold for the coming season. Aaron is believed to have signed for $40.000, the same sum Me re- "ceived last year when he hit. ..126 with 30 home runs and 05 runs batted In. He> will Join the club next Saturday, one day late for full scale workouts, the delay being caused by his appearance at a baseball clinic in the Virgin Islands. , VKBO BEACH, Fla. <UPI» It was "hsck-tn-school" day for the Los Angeles Dodgers Saturday. Manager Walt Alston turned over his catchers to Bobby Bragan, the pitchers to Joe Becker and Clay Bryant, the infieldors to Pee \Vce Reese and fie outfield- »rs to Pete Reiser for fundamental instructions. Bragan, Bryant and Reiser manage Dodger minor " league clubs, while Becker and | Reesa are members of the varsity coaching staff. For the afternoon batting ses- • sion, Alston divided his squad, : five pitchers throwing to eight j batters on two fields. Roger Craig i and Sandy Kmifax took 15-mlnute < mound turns for the second time in three days. ORL-VNDO, Fla. iUPli Veteran catcher Clint Courtney Saturday agreed to terms reportedly calling for an $18,000 salary for H)f>9 as the Washington Senators out their holdout list to eight. Courtney waa nald to have re- c*i ve.it a token-niise of $ftou. jecting Sugar Bowl Bid NEW ORIGANS fUPD—Missis- sippi Stato, Tulane, Western Kentucky and Duquesne wore invited Saturday to the 1959 Sugar Bowl basketball tournament, but Du- quesn e immediately rejected the bid because of Louisiana's segregation policy. Mississippi State, defending. Sugar Bowl tourney champion, also is expected to receive a bid 1 to the NCAA tournament next month, but it is unlikely thai the Maroons will be given permission to play in the college championship event because the NCAA has no segregation rules. Similar segregation-policy disputes have cropped up in the choosing of tenms for the Sugar Bowl's annual New Year's football game. But this wa.s the first lime tint a team has declined the tournament hid because of it. . Mort-Mti .lumonville, chairman of the basketball committee of the New Orleans Mid-Winter Sports Assn. sponsor of all Sugar Bowl events, said the very P»ev. Vernon F. Gallaher, informed him that. Duquesne would not participate in the tournament because of Louisiana's segregation laws. >'<> Obligation* The preiest, president of the Pennsylvania college, said, "We have incurred no contractural obligations and in view of the segregation laws of Louisiana cannot in conscience participate in the Sugar Bowl tournament." The .single Negro .player on Duquesne's varsity squad, Willie Joe Hunter, quit school last December following the Oklahoma City Tournament, and no Negroes ave on the freshman team at the school. Jumonville said: "f/xiisiana's segregation laws concerning sport- Ing events does present n problem in the selection of teams." It was the first Urn* 1 Duquesne had been extended a bid by the Sugar Bowl committee. Slate To Defend Mississippi State is expected to return to the tournament court to defend UK; Sugar Bow] basketball tlUe won in its first appearance In 1958 when the Maroons defeated Maryland 56-45 and Memphis State'73-55. Western Kentucky Is expected to put tour of the five players from this year's team in the tour-' nament. Tulane will be back next season with all except one of this year's quint. MIAMI NAMKS COACH CORAL GABUC8, Fla. fUPIi — Thomas J. O'Boyle. former line coach at Duke, has been named assistant line coach at the University of Miami. Head coach 'Andy OuMafson says O'Boyle "will be a valuable asset t.o our staff ami a tivmendous help to us." ST.tLLWAf.ER, Okla. (ttPD— Kansas Stale clinched at least a tie for the Big Eight Conference basketball title with a 62-50 victory Saturday over Oklahoma 1 State. The Wildcats' Bob Booster, who tallied 26 points in the game, poured one field goal through a* the final buzzer sounded, and it, was not until the final score had] been announced at 60-50, and some fans had left, that the goal ; was awarded to Boozer and the score revised. : The victory also assured the; Wildcats of a berth In the NCAA , Regional Tournament, since they: have already twice beaten Colorado, the second place team In the Big Eight. The nip-and-luck affair was played before 6,500 fans, many of whom also attended 23th anniversary celebrations for OSU Coach Hank lha. The Cowboys managed to filter both man-to-man and zone defense put up by Kansas State, but they could not hold down Boozer, ! whose fall-away two-handed shots i hit consistently. ; At half time, Kansas State led : 30-26. The score was knotted eight times, and the lead changed hands four times. Oklahoma. State pulled within two points at 32-34 and 35-37 in the second half, but Boozer came through with seven straight points and th« Wildcats'; built a lead of 44-37. '' PiEWEE RESULTS Woodrow Wilson continued H» winning ways Saturday in the Ki- wanls-Optimist pee wee basketball league. The Wilson crew took Its fifth straight win of the year over Baker. 38-7. Tn other sixt-h grade action Saturday, Houston whipped Austin. 2618, find Mnnn downed Laniar. 24- H. In fifth grade games. Wilson won over Baker, Mann bested Lamar, and Austin defeated Houston. i Wilson leads the sixth grade 'league with a 5-0 record. Austin, 1 Mann, and Houston are deadlock- 'ed for second place with 3-2 rec- jords. Baker is fifth with a 1-4 'mark, and Lamar occupies the > basement with an 0-5 record. 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