Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on January 9, 1950 · Page 10
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 10

Alton, Illinois
Issue Date:
Monday, January 9, 1950
Page 10
Start Free Trial

MOt TEH ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH MONDAY, JANUARY f, 1IM The Wood River Oilers will resume conference action Tuesday night when they meet the Happy Warriors A Granite City at Wood River High gym. The game will start at 8:15 p.' m. The Oilers currently Jend the conference with three wins anrl no defeat*. The Warriors are In fifth place with one victory and three setbacks. Oilers Ranked No. 13 in A. P. Basketball Poll Brighton Cage Tournament to Begin Tuesday Sports Roundup Roodhouse Proves Eleventh Vittinl for Oilers, 50-15 Wood River Reserves Play Three Quarters; Granite City Next Foe NCAA Sanity Code Battle No. 1 Problem at College Meeting Five Games Played In Jr. Church Loop Five games were played as the The annual Brighton linvita- lional Basketball Tournament, an eight, team sudden death affair, will get underway Tuesday night. The tournament will open Tues-1 ^^ ^ ^_ ..„„ ,,.„, day at 7 p. m. with the Shlpman j ' j'j; church Basketbaff League Pirates matching shots vvith the Saturday night at aSer^'^ *>*"• Up P er AI * find the host Brighton Bul'ldoRS | ton Baptist defeated Alton Gospel going op against Vhe Western Mill-(Tabernacle, 23-8; Jameson Baptist tary Academy Jayvee five at 8:30 ! trounced Evangelical, 40-20; Brown By HUGH rULLBRTON, it NEW YORK, Jan. 9, <J*-W the sanity code battle in the NCAA Is booked as the main event on this week's card of college conventions, don't be surprised If the Bl- loxl "spy" struggle turns up as the semi-final Bud (Coach of The By JOHN D. FOCHT Telegraph Sports Editor The Wood River Oilers had n trouble adding victory No. 11 to their string Saturday night a Wood River High gym as they top ped Roodhouse by a score of 50-15 The starting five for Wood Riv er, Lowell Petitt, Norris Dorsey Bob Mutz, Don Capron, and Mel vin Sheets, played the first quar ter of the game and took a 10-' lead. The second sfrinucrs played the second period and boosted th' margin to 23-8. At the half, th- first five dressed in street clothe and the second and third teams «1 ternated for the second half. The score at the end of the third quarter was 31-14. Th* Roodhouse five, an Illinois Valley Conference aggregation was consistently unable to cope i'lth the Oiler defense, regardless of which Oilers were in the game, The visitors' offense could not click to get off good shots and sel dom controlled the backboards. Consequently, after the final buzzer sounded, Roodhouse had racked up only five field goals and five free phots for its 35 point total. Only four Roodhouse boys broke into the scoring columns with Ransom leading the point getting as he accounted for 40 percent of his team's points, Betting two field goals and two free throws. Crabtree hnd four points on two f'eld and Copier added four on a field goal and two free throws. The final Roodhouse point went to Bell on a free shot. As far as scoring was concerned, the Oiler varsity took a seat far behind the reserves. In the one quarter the first five was in the game, Lowell Pctltt did most of the scoring, racking up three baskets for six points. Bob Mutz hit a field goal for two points, and Don Capron hit twice from the free throw line for the final two markers scored In the first per lod. Among the .reserves, Jim Scoggins led the point making with 10 markers on four baskets and two free shots. Dick Fisher hit for eJKjit points on four buckets, and DnrreJl Reid and BUI Grable had six points on three buckets each. Reid also played a great rebounding t;ame and fed off well from 'the pivot. In all, 11 Oilers broke into the scoring columns as Coach Chick Summers spent the last half taking a player out of the game every time he committed a foul. The play was rather slow throughout the game, however, as Roodhouse frowned on fast breaking and quieted the tempo considerably. The slow play made fouls infrequent and when the contest ended, the Oilers had committed only 17 ' p. m. Wednesday the lower bracket personals (with 15 players In the game) while the Roodhouse crew committed only 11, < Wood Hlvcr <J«I Kondhoutt (It) PUyec Is (t V>t Flaw t( (I pi Mutz rihhrr ShceU Kins PC lilt Held Caproa Rook Doctor GrabI* 8cog(lna Teat Perrln Scjnhoven Smith I 0 1 Ransom 4 0 IR.CrabtrM 0 0 OScever 1 0 2Beai 3 0 IBell 3 0 2K.Crabtrtt 0 3 OCoplor t » OSillon 0 0 1 3 0 1 4 3 3 1 II 1 0 n 1 002 0 0 1 joo DOS 0 0 1 0 1 0 003 1 I 1 0 0 1 SPRINGFIELD, III., Jan. 9. W>— Mt. Vernon ruled a topheavy favorite today In the Associated Press third weekly poll of sports writers to guage downstate prospects for the Illinois high school basketball title. Thc Rams won the No. 1 tag In each of the first two polls, also by a wide margin. West Aurora clung to the No. 2 spot It seized a week ago, and Flora retained third. Darvllle took over fourth place from Kankakee, which dropped to twelfth. Mt. Vernon, the defending state champion, roared along unchecked over the weekend. The Rams captured a 20-point decision from West Frankfort and then flattened Salem, 63-29, to run their unbeaten string through 13 games. The Blackhawks from West Aurora also registered a double triumph, whipping East Rockford 34-29 and Barrlngton, 50-43. Tripped in their season opener, the Aurorans now have amassed ten straight victories. Once beaten Flora won Its thirteenth in a row from Olney to lighten its grip on the No. 3 berth. Danville's advance from eighth o fourth position was traceable to ts 6fi-57 verdict over Champaign, .•ombined with Kankakee's prior showing In n 57-3fi setback by Ar- Danville's speedy Streaks now wn nine victories compared with e reverse. Three teams which failed to win op 15 listing a week acjji crashed nto the select circle—Wood River, Crystal Lake and .Rock Island. Wood River started out the season like a house afire, hut lost, prestige after a defeat in the East St, Lquls Holiday Tournament. A 53-42 weekend conquest of Collins- vllle, Wood River's tenth In 11 outings, boosted the Oilers' stork again and landed them :he No. 13 spot, One perch behind was crystnl Lake, unstopped In 14 contests. The Lakers' latest victim was Lib- ertyvllle, which fell by a 58-20 count on Friday. Rock Island grabbed the tallend position In the rating after weekend triumphs over Galesburg and Sterling. The twin triumph gave the Rocks a 10-3 wort and lost record for the campagln. The trio of newcomers displaced Mollne, a surprise loser to weak Kawanec; Athens, battered 60-'10 by Springfield Cathedral after 12 consecutive wins; and Pekin's Chinks. An eight point triumph Saturday over Peoria' Central np- larcntly failed to make up for Pekin's defeat by Streator ihe night before. Decatur and Hillsboro, ranked 'Ifth and sixth respectively, -con- teams meet when St. John's of Carrollton goes up against Bunker Hill in the 7 p. m. encounter, followed by the clash between Medora and Brussels at 8:30 p. m. Thursday, the upper bracket winners will come together at 7 p. m. and the lower bracket victors clash at 8:30 p. m. And Friday, the semi-final losers will meet for the consolation prize at 7 p, m. while the semi-final winners clash Street Baptist topped Twelfth Street Presbyterian, 21-7; Calvary Baptist edged First Baptist, 20-15 in the closest game of the night, and College Avenue Presbyterian showed off Its defensive ability by shutting out Cherry Street Baptist, 15-0. Stromske was high for the Upper Alton Baptist boys as he dropped In three field goals and one free shot for seven points. For Alton Gospel, Young was the leader at 8:30 p. m. for tournament title. ; wjth a palr of fielders for four Northwestern of Palmyra, the tallics defending champion, is not en- ' An added attraction to the tournament this year Is three hands, from schools in the tournament which will play between halves. Tuesday night the Brighton High band will perform followed by the Medora hand on Wednesday and the Shipman band Friday. Tight Tilts in Church Cage Loop W. R. Christian i.IKi lUrtford Bap. (?»> kets and one foul shot for 15 points. Wollerman topped the Evangelical scorers with three buckets and one charity toss for seven points. Score at the half found Jameson ahead, 17-10. Brown Street was topped In scoring by Fessler, who had five buckets and one free shot for 11 points. Phelns put In two baskets for four markers for Twelfth Street. Brown Street was ahead at the half, 14-3. In the tightest game of the Player Welch Rose- Blevlns Grafford Painter Maxwell Carglll Estes tit ft pi Player 1 0 O.Iohnann 4 3 3 Barton 0 0 2 Downer 5 2 ZD.Schlnder 0 0 OJ.Williams 2 0 IS.Schlnder 4 1 1 Brown 0 0 OMartln Schook night, G. Peck led the Calvary f g ( t p c Baptist boys to victory with three 0 o .1 buckets and one foul throw for 1 i ? I seven points. Beckham dropped in 4 2 u.i 3 i six points for First Baptist Totals ...16 6 n Totals 000 000 002 ooo .10 4 0 Newcombe had nine points for College Avenue Baptist as it shut out Cherry Street. V. A. Bap. ('•!•» Allan r, 0 »p. Tab <*> Player Stobbs Si?orc by Quarters: 1234 Hartford Baptist « 13 20 24 W. n. Christian 12 20 26 38 1 -J, rcnM . n Officials: Clupper LaMarsh frencn Cherry SI. Bap. dl) Calvary Bap. <••» Player fg ft pf Player fg ft pf Hoyt 0 0 OShockley 303 Parlon 0 0 OG.HIeks 1 0 4 Gaghen 0 0 OC.Hicks 4 .1 1 Tale 4 0 3Nash 1 2 4 Henson 8 3 SBoehn 8 1 3 note 1 3 2D.Ingram 0 0 0 Brimhall 0 0 OF.Ingram 000 Bell 1 0 4D.VCU* 401 Moody 000 Totals ...14 612 Totals ...21 6 JO Score by Quarters: 1234 Cherry St. 5 8 22 34 Calvary 12 21 37 47, Officials: Clupper, LaMarsh. Brown St. Bap. (HI) 12th St. Pren. (SKt Plnycr fK ft pf Player fg ft pf Nash Browning Brown B.Halford D.WIlson R.Wilson D.Halford E.Hook G.Hook Totals 2 3 2 Davis 1 2 2K.Shcary 0 1 2C.Sheary 4 1 ZLohbiit 2 0 S Becker .1 0 4Mitchell 000 000 000 .12 7 17 ' Totals 303 • 111 501 343 404 Oil inued to' roll along In Impressive Total* .. 2i « 17 Totals , .. S All Score by Quarters: 1234 Wood River "' M •)' & n 4 B 14 18 Officials: Frascr. Gt'ddeg. Bowling ACMK AI.I.KVS Odd Fellows Wood River Ticks won 2 from Wood River Rebekuli No. 1. Wood j River Rebekuh No. 2 won 2 from | Wood River Turtle*. Greenwood i won 2 from Western Stnr Rehe- j kahs. Western Star No. 1 won 3 from Western Star Pops. Ind. high game—V. Landreth | 196. Ind. high series—U. Rlddens K27. Team high game—Western Star No. 1, 798. Team high series —Western Star No. 1, 2279. West Alton Wenger won 3 from Brass. Suale won 3 from Thomure. Edler won 2 from Hays. H'lsemnnn won 2 from Meyer. Ind. high game Mun; C. Balley 205. Women: N. Bailey 159, HOW I. INN style, Decatur racked up tenth and eleventh victories over Matoon and Springfield, svhilc Hillsboro noU-hed its ninth against Tay- orvllle. Both outfits have stum- >led once. Centralla won the No. 7 position and Freeport was tabbed No. 8. The Top 15 Teams No. Team W L 1. Mt. Vernon ........... 13 0 West Aurora ........ 10 1 Flora ............... 13 1 Danville ............. 9 1 Decatur ............. 11 1 Hlilsboro ........... 9 1 Centralla ............ 11 2 Freeport ............ 10 2 Paris ................ 12 2 Urndloy ............. 12 1 Oltnwn .............. 9 0 Knnkakoe ........... 10- 3 Wood Ulver ......... 10 1 Crystal Lnke ........ 14 0 Rock Island .......... 10 3 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 1-'. 13. M. 15. Score by Quarters: 12th St. Pre«. Brown St. Officials: Clupper. LaMarsh. .18 B13 1234 9 21 28 im IS 22 31 Oaden Weaver Scheff Realty Stromske Ig ft pt Player 2 0 IWIlkins 1 1 IL.Drcith 1 0 lEpperhlmer 3 0 3Voung 0 1 on.Chester 0 0 OR.Basden 0 0 OJun 3 1 OCarpunky Wood G.Basdcn U ft P' 001. 1 1 4 002 203 0 0 0 I 000 012 000 000 000 Year) Wilkinson was so steamed up when he discovered a pair of former I-SU athletes watching Okla- homa's' secret practice sessions that he publicly challenged them to turn up at the party for the players of both teams the night of the game .... Bud might bring up the subject before the committee on ethics—if the coaches' association has such a thing. They're N«l Chapeaus-Ed To Lose . Brig. Gen. John Reed Kllpatrick, Madison Square Garden prexy, was entertaining the hockey writers the other day by giving his wife credit for the Rangers' winning . Seems that Mrs. K., streak who never misses a Ranger home game, has been wearing the same red hat to every once since the club started winning Her great worry is that the headgear was two years old when the streak began and she thus has to appeal in an out-of-style hat One writer (obviously unmarried) interrupted at this point: "1 just want to add, General, that it's going to cost you plenty when they finally lose." Cleaning the Cuff The Cincinnati Reds' propaganda dept. is plugging speedy Joe Adcock, up from Tulsa, as the lad who may run powerful Ted Klus- zewskl off first base. If he does, it will be a boon to scribes who are weak on spelling .... Arkansas Total. ...10 3 8 Total. ... 3 212 Score by Quarter.: 1234 Alum Gospel Tab. 4 4 3 8 Upper Alton Bap. 8 11 IB 23 Official: E. Hurley. Jameson Bap. (40) Evanfdleal (S») Player fg ft pf Player Glover Scogglns Lawrence Spurgcon H.Gustine Tyner n.Gustlne Clark Clayon R.Glover Pent Stockton Totals 7 1 IWollerman 0 0 lYoung 4 0 3Tuhro 2 1 OYates 1 2 aCairnei 0 0 OHull o 0 INeuhsmi 402 000 000 000 000 212 303 001 000 022 000 ..18 410 Total. Score by Quarters: Jameson Baptist Evangelical Official: E. Hurley. ... S 410 1234 9 17 31 40 6 10 13 20 Alton Gospel '271 Upper Alton Player f« ft pf Player fg ft pf Stutheh Clark R.Pol Inrd J Pollard Pansier McGarve.v Wallace Mccthurst Oettle 1 2 Oi, 0 0 ZJacnbson 4 2 1 Owens 4 0 2Spark.s 2 1 2l{eltzman 0 0 OMeedcn 0 0 MStoekel 0 0 OTcnsley Totals ...11 5 8 Totals 1 1 2 601 1 1 1 402 0 0 1 000 000 202 .14 2 Score by Quarters: Alton Gospel Upper Alton 1 2 3 4 OT 0 11 IB 27 2 8 18 27 Officials: Clupper. LaMarsh. 6 311 Totals by Quarters: First Baptist Calvary Official: E. Hurlty. Cal, AT*. Pr*i. (U)Chtrry SI. ••». '•> • a 7 1234 3 9 13 15 4 12 13 20 Want Olympic in U.S. i WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 —• UP> To bring the Olympic gomes back to the United States, A very IBrun- doge IK Koing to fight again for a Player Newcomb* Fablanlc Cook Johnson Voumard il ft pi Player 4 1 IBosaw 001 Isaacs 1 0 IMIddleton 1 l iCorbvtt 0 1 IG.Earlty Crane • a Total. Scar* by Quarter.: - >ll*(« Avo. Pres. Cherry St. Baptist Official: E. Hurlay, Totala It ft P< 003 002 000 002 0 0 1 003 ... 0 Oil 1234 S S S IS 0000 single city us the national candidate for host In 1920. The games have not been held here since 1932, Brundage, re-elected president •if th Unite) States Olympic Acao- •iatlon yesterday, told n reporter Unit ho hoped by tightening the rules of his group a repent of last spring's troubles in Rome would he prevented. The Bowl Inn Classic. League. A , no me. three U. S. cities bid finished the llrst half season with. r,,,. , Ml . i !)S< j KUmes , and the result two teams tied for first place, i Stag and UABA Dad* Root Beta. They both won 31 games to 13 losses with Stag shooting a 920 team average and the Dads rolling 916. Team high three: Stags 3013, Fi«her'« 2963, and UA Dads 2878. Team high single: UA Dads 1007, Stag 99t, and Oltlmer 995. Individual high three; Kunz 672, Mur^!p*i> 067, and Lamar 647. Individual high single: Wrest rm, Umur 358, and Stade 258 aver ten high was n split vole which ruined U. S. chances, Brundage said. Detroit had been the choice of the U. S. O, A. but at th« Intern*. lional meeting, Los Angeles and Minneapolis went over the organization's head and extended Individual Invitations, he sold. Delegates to the association's quadrennial conference elected J. l.ymun Ulngham of Chicago to the newly cieatod post of executive director. H« will relieve Brundage 8. "ryiUil 189, Murphy! of much of the arlutU admlnlclra 1JJ7, KlMW 187, l.amHniKw work. IN. Wllklnk !«•'. '-urn. ,. (phoWilsJ 184, and Pace Sl/n-c the notheni division of the ^§3,' """""' 11'aclflr Coast Conference was Slaj*.) JKQI cprlei Is the flr»t I formed In lU^i, (he University ul fJWQ ItflM I*U*1 In this area for Washington basketball team hat M«V*Jf 'III J»W*> Thf foil-ofl forlvvun 260 Icaguu ruinos mid lo»i ^ajBlMf WJU Uk* pl«c« 1000. T Four close gnmcs were played Saturday nliiht in the YMCA Church League. Hartford Baptist was topped by Wood River Christian, 34-28, Calvary Baptist won over Cherry St. Baptist, 47-34, 12th St, Presbyterian edged Brown St. Baptist, 38-31, and Upper Al:on Baptist stopped Alton Gospel Tabernacle, 30-27. High man for the Hartford team was D. Schinder, who plunked^ in Five baskets and one free shot If or 11 point*. Grafford had the same number of field goals, but twice as many .foul throws for 12 point*. Boehrri led the winning Calvary crew with eight buckets and a lone free shot for r7 points. The game's high scorer, however, was Henson of Cherry St. with eight fielders and a trio of charity tosses for 19 points. Calvary led all the way. The winners were ahead at the half, 21-S, and it the end of the third period It Was 37-22. , Two boys shared top honors for the winning IL'th St. gang. C Sheary and Lobbig each had ten points. Sheary KOI his on five baskets and Lobbig managed his total on three buckets and four charity flips. Ha)ford headed the Brown St. parade with four baskets and a single foul shot for nine markers. Like Calvary, 12th St. was ahead •II the way. The winners were in the lead at the finish of the first frame, 9-5, and at the half, 21-15. After three frames the score was 28-22. Upper Alton Baptist had to go into overtime to defeat stubborn iond tied up the hall game at 18- Alton Gospel Tabernacle. The 118. I Hi^li for the winners was Ja- c.Misdii with six baskets for 12 tion playing time was 27 all. In {points. Bron-n St. Bap. <-'!> 1'ith SI, IVci. (T) Player fg ft pf Player 1C It pf J.linlford 1 0 OWhetiel 003 2 O 2 Ash 113 T.Halford 0 0 IKortkamp 002 Killer 1 1 OPhelps 201 Fessler 5 1 1 Kress 000 Lamb 0 0 OJo.Reed 000 Mackel 0 OOJ.Reed 000 Chappell 0 1 2Davi« 000 000 Monroe Totals 936 Totals Score by Quarters: Brown St. Baptist 12 St. Presbyterian Official: E. Hurley. First nmptist ... 3 1 9 1234 11 14 14 21 0397 Player Capehart Turnbull Haynes Hewlett Beckham Morrison Rldder Lindle.v Totals Calvmrr (20) fg ft pf Player 1 0 OJ.Ingram 0 0 U.Holmcc 0 0 2O.Reed 2 1 2N. Williams 2 2 2G.Peek 0 0 IB.McFooi 0 0 1 1 0 2 fg It pf 2 1 4 1 0 1 300 002 310 000 basketball fans still get a chuckle out of the time when Arkansas coach Presley Askew was negotiating with Billy Hester, a 6-11 basketballer. Askew drove the kid home one day and found Kentucky's Adolph Rupp sitting on the front steps. Pres just said "Hello," walked in with the boy, and stayed there three days until he could take Hester back to Fayetteville. Three College Teams in Top 10 Still Unbeaten Bob Jones Lifts Pioneers Over ConcordiaFive Justice Takes Job In Health Service By MILO FARNET1 NEW YORK, Jan. 9, UPl— Only three of the count^/i top 10 college basketball teams—Indiana, Holy Cross and Duquesne—still displayed all-winning records today. ' The season Is about one-third finished and only three other major fives are unbeaten: Cincinnati (six victories), Auburn (eight) and Army (three). Indiana (10 victories) ranked fifth in last week's first Associated Press poll, Holy Cross (11) sixth and Duquesne (9) eighth. The remaining seven of the top 10 all hava dropped one to three games. St. John's, ranked No. 1,. lost for the first time last week to CCNY. A listing of the best teams, section-by-«ectton, includes: EAST-^Loni Island U. (11-1), Holy Cross (11-0), Duquesne (9-0), St. John's (13-U and La Salle (7-2). SOUTH—Kentucky (8-1), North Carolina State (9-2J. Western Kentucky (7-3) and Tulane (10-2). MIDWEST — Indiana (10-0), Bradley (11-2), Ohio State (6-2) and Kansas State (8-3). Several others—Minnesota, Cincinnati, Wisconsin, Oklahoma and Michigan- could displace the top four here. SOUTHWEST — Arizona (9-1) and take your pick of a batch of mediocre Southwest Conference fives. ROCKY MOUNTAIN—Colorado (8-3) Utah .(10-6) and Wyoming (12-4). FAR WEST — UCLA (10-3), Southern California (9-2) and Washington (12-1). Saturday night's games ran according to form with these five exceptions: Duke upset North Carolina State, 58-55. Canlslus scored eight points In the final 90 seconds, to down St. Louis, 55-50.. La Salle Bob Jones, the Jumpln' jack of the Shurtleff College basketball squad, provided the spark as the Pioneers successfully Invaded St Louis and conquered Concordia Seminary College with a fine second half comeback, 63-55, Saturday night. Apparently the Christmas vacation didn't dull the basketball eyes of the locals. They hit for 24 field goals during the well played contest. Concordia wasn't hampered too much by the layoff, cither. The Concordlans had 21 buckets to their credit. The victory was the sixth of the season for the Pioneers. On the loss side they have three setbacks tacked on their schedule so far. The St. Loulsans couldn't cope with Jones and Co. as the tide changed In favor of Shurtleff in the final half. Fouling and free throws beat Concordia in the last frame. The Pioneers pulled the game out of the embers as they dropped in 12 last half foul tosse? in 19 attempts. Both sides had the same number of baskets In the second half, but as said before, the hosts couldn't stem the onrushing Maroon and Gold wave that just kept coming. Coin' Steady It was Jones' • steady work at the backboards and his free throw shooting that kept the .visitors from Alton 1 In the game. In the opening canto, Bob connected for five fielders, but missed on his only two tries from the charity stripe; In the next half, the tune changed. Jones was limited to only two field goals by the cautious Tea<*' ers, but In doing so, they had to foul him and that was what he wrote for the Missourians. Jones had eight more chances at the free throw line and made good on his flips five times. So. In all, he had seven buckets and five from shot? for 19 points. Some terrific shooting by the Pioneers kept the invaders close to the St. Loulsans In the opening half. They had 14 field goals, whereas the seminary boys had 12. Like Shurtleff in the final stanza, foul throws kept the MisJouri- ans lii the game In the Initial period. They made seven successful tosses and missed only four times. All In all free throw shooting was good on both sides. The Pioneers had 15 out of 25 and the Con- rordla Seminary lads had 13 out 21. Cut His Legs Off The Altonians had a lot of trouble with Concordla's strlngbean center, Goerss. - He had a total of six buckets and three free flips for 15 points to grab second place scoring honors for the contest. Ralph Miller was second high for Shurtleff with 16 points. Louts Hauser, who is rapidly im- nroving with each game came In for third honors with four baskets and a lone free shot' for nine points. George Gaunder ihd John Logan were tied for next honors, each grabbing eight nolnts. Gaunder's came on three fielders and a couple free flips, while Logan collected his total on a pair of baskets and twice that many charity tosses. The Pioneers will have a chance to improve their record Wednqs- day night when they are host to Quincy College. The game will be played at East Jr. High School gym and game time, as usual, Is 8 p. m. The chances of the Wood River ing to help Wood River tny ihii Oilen of getting to the »tate tour- year ^ to tew* wet, but "« nament continue to be a torrid aim a good Idea Inj o ur boo, k topic for discussion among coaches, . The more we see of officials, fans, and players in the the better we Ike area. Consensus seems to be that that Coach C"' 0 ''. the chief hurdles will be the Tig- men that are P" 1 ers of Edwardsville and the Ka- ers. He has seven or eight that he hoks of ColllnsvtU*. . can switch withou .much notice« j able variation In play. Ana we We learned something Saturday thlnj . tnfl t the Oiler second team night that before we didn't know. CQU , d ^ coun t e d on to go Into The Southwestern Conference has t g ameg g* A unit and not hurt a rule that a basketball player t ' he g|| er chances for victory who graduates at mid-year can much _ tf at all. play only one round-robin in tne Thc \Vood River crew, at least conference season. In other words, the fjrgt 10 O f tne m, seem to be he can play against each confer- a( , t at handling the ball and set- ence opponent only once. The en- (lom j ogc p osse gslon without get- tire conference season, of course, t | n _ a gnot ^nd with Lowell Pet consists of each team playing all Barren Reid, Melvin Sheets, tne ba }j C0 ming off the , , conference opponents twice— home C h n rlle King, and some of the oth- and home. The rule means, or ef tal) boyg cooperating with such course, to Wood River that the « un , p | nK j ac j, g as Norrls Dorsey Oilers will be minus Bob Mutz Junder tne bucke u, the Oilers quite when they play the Tigers at Ed- of(cn t morc tjian O ne shot once wardsville come Jan. 24. This despite the fact that Mutz will be eligible for the Dupo Tournament. At the beginning of the season, which follows the Edwardsville Summ p r!I W ent on record as hav- same. - , np a potential team. He said that There are plenty of rules with they could do something or they which we disagree and which we could do nothing. It continues to think are stupid, but that is one look as if they are going to do with which we agree heartily, something. Summers has his hie With seven schoo'ls comprising the boys moving and handling the hall conference, first semesters are apt and his little boys jumping. And to end at fairly widely different that could be a tough team to times. And we can see no reason for beat. The biggest bugaboo for us a school being penalized because it Is the cold night— which has hit. meets a team twice in the first Wood River several times since semester which may lose one or we've been around .here. But if a more good men at mid-year. Nor team can control the rebound* is it. unbelievable to our cynical even on a cold night they can win mind that a school might projong a lot of ball games— unless they a semester just to keep a good hit a team on one of those hot player around for a crucial con- nights when the opposition hits ference game. The rule isn't go- about three out of four shots. Roxana Shells At Carlinville Tuesday Night The Roxana Shells will have another try at boosting their basketball record above the .500 mark Tuesday night wl\pn they travel to Carlinville to meet the Cavaliers.' So far this season, the Shells have split even in 12 games, numbering among their losses a one point loss, two three point setbacks, two five point defeats, and Standard Oil Gives Devils Hot Time The Standard' Oil basketball team continued its domination | over other independent cage i squads, Saturday night, as it de- I feated the Nebo Blue Devils, 77-44, on the losers' floor. Jimmy Jones was the big gun in the Standard attack as he poured in nine buckets and four free shots for 22 points. He was pressed by pivotman Tom Kochan, who can usually be relied on for about ten or more points per game. This time Kochan had six buckets and three charity flips for 15 points. Wayne Jennings got in his licks 100. He plunked in half a dozen _, field goals for an even dozen The game may prove a measure j po j n t s- one 14 point loss—to the powerful Wood River Oilers. for the relative strength of the Shells with a future opponent, Western Military Academy. Fri- The Blue Devils were led by their ace, Ray Schuman, who collected nine buckets and four foul day night, the Cavaliers proved j losses for 22 points to tie Jones one point better than the Red i for the night's laurels. Raiders. A close game with Roxana will indicate that the Shells and Cadets should be a corker come Feb. 14, when the two teams are matched for the last game of the Roxana game season. An easy Roxana victor would install the Shells as favorites over Western, or an easy Cavalier win would point to a Western victory over Roxana. The game will be the first of a two-day pair for Roxana as Coach Ed Atkinson's men will come home after the Carlinville game and meet Livingston at the Roxana gym Wednesday night. The Shells will get their starting five from among Waif Steffen, Bill King, Fred Foster, Duane Potter, Bob Williams. Bill Johnson, and 'Clyde McClelland. Conrorila «SI Shurlltff f«3l ' TT i /-< • i n PUytr f« It pi Pl.y«r It It pt j Urbaiia 1*11*1 Ketam8 Abrtm S a S Miller Sammen'ger 4 0 UW.Poe CHAPEL HILL, N. C, Jan. 9, _______ _ _____ t ____ — All-America. Charlie Justice, j c "a me ' f jT om behind to trounce Bowl- whose ambition to become a doctor was sidetracked by football and waft service, has taken a job with an organization working to improve the health of North Carolinians. The University of North Carolina tailback will become assistant to the executive director of the medical foundation of North Carolina, it was announced yesterday. The announcement made It definite ho will not play pro football i for the Mmo being If at all. final scurc was The score at I lie end of tho extra canto Spark* sparked j Pollnrcl dunked In four two- tht» winners as he dropped In the only banket by either'team to go along with free throw that the winners got in the extra period. Upper Alton fought an uphill battle. At the end of the Initial period Alton Gospel led, 9-2. At tbr iV»U Gospel was still ahead, 11-8. Upper But In the third Alton finally stanw* pointers and two one-pointers for the losers for ten tallies. ing Green,' 72-62. Emil Hudak blasted a 35-footer In the last five seconds In Dartmouth's 48-47 upset of Cornell. The only—and winning—point scored in the last five minutes of the Wichita-Oklahoma A. A M. gam* was a free throw. The Kansans won, 38-37. Mike Holpvak of Boston College, in the 1943 Orange Bowl battle, carried the ball 10 times (or 158 yards—the 15.8 average being a major bowl record. THAT ENJOY ELM DAIRY FRONT IAIS IACK IARS STORE SHELVING OFFICE PARTITIONS STORE REMODELING COUNTERS Oiul 2-1*714 for mill COLSTON'S FIXTURE • EQUIPMENT Humbert 81. H4. Alii Goers* Birn«r Fasiholi Ludwlf Kocntc Kamlnski • a 4Gaunder 0 1 OR.Poc 3 1 OGrlebel 4,4 SHatiMr t S .iBrownlni 0 0 2Loian Lawder Jones T 3 1 000 s a a 1 S 0 0 1 a A 1 4 4 0 1 9 1 Totals ..211321 Total* ..241518 Score at Half: Concordia 33, Shurtleff 31. Officials: Van Raen. Booth. Chicago Billiard Meet In Playoffs Today CHICAGO, Jan.'9, UP>- A playoff today decides the eighth berth in the eight-man round robin phase of the Chlcagoland sectional three cushion billiard tournament. Herbert Hardt of Chicago and Jay Knapp of South Bend, Ind., tied yesterday In a toyrney bid as seven others clinched berths. Speed Skating Crown GLEN KLL.VN, III., Jan. 9, WP>~ Mary Hudson of the Champaign- Urbana team—only downstate Briery—successfully defended her junior girls title in the annual state speed ice skating meet yesterday. She beat out Jean Simon of Chicago's (Northwest Club and Jean Ostdick of Elgin to win her •two events, the 220 yard and half mile races. , Santa Clara's appearance in the lP50 Orange Bowl marks the third postseason bid for the Broncos; they played in 1937 and 1938 in thf Sugar Bowl. Penn State's indoor athletic events in 1950. The U. S. Navy's first submarine was stubby and cigar-shaped. Standard Oil took a first quarter lead of 15-8, and widened it to 39-23 at the intermission. The Oilers coasted in the third period but couldn't help but score against the frigid Blue Devils. The score at the finish of the next-to- inst frame was 63-37. Standard OH (171 Nebo A. D. (44) Player <* It pf Player fa ft pi Jones 9 4 3 Bailey 0 2 S Hubbard 3 0 4R.Schurman 041 Jennings 6 0 SElledge 1 1 3 Kochan S 3 5E.Booth 020 M.Hen'cks 1 1 4 L.Booth 400 Gallery 4 1 SZumwalt 114 E.Hen'cks S 0 SMueller 020 R.Schurman 100 Sldwell 000 Totals ...34 929 Totals ...161213 Score by Quarters: Standard Oil Nebo 1234 15 39 63 77 fl S3 37 44 Officials: V. Smith. C. Hart. Senior Bowl Both Success, Failure JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 9, (/PI—The Senior Bowl football game was both a huge success and a dank failure. The caliber of the football played was the highest. Travis Tidwell led the South All-Stars to an upset 22-13 victory over the better known stars of the North squad. Every player lived up to expectations. But. a dismal crowd of only • little more than 17,000 left promoters an estimated $20,000 plus in the hole. Players cashed* in less than expected in their first professional venture. Each of the winning Rebels took away $475. The losing Yanked got $343 apiece. All their expenses while .here and transportation was paid, so their take was clear. NOW-JustBringltTo OUR NEW MODERN RADIATOR REPAIR SHOP 2-Trained Technicians-2 -12 Years Experience- BRAND NEW MODERN EQUIPMENT WINTII lOIIIUTIOM *4* JN4INI wrvto QIOSS MOTOR CO. 1* R. lAreaa Avtt« WfMtl Mm Glenn UUi^ui..--*..! UOULt HIVmUUlH Pnw CALL US AND BE SAFE! Ymr AHfn CARTER BROS. INC. K. BROADWAY DIAL MBit

What members have found on this page

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 8,600+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free