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MflB SLXTUBN —^i^i_ ALTON MONDAY, APRIL 17,1W1 Oilers Down Belleville, 8-2, Take Over Top Spot (•••i •^^•i Blackledge Gives Up Four Hits in Win BELLEVILLE-Th* Wood Rtv. w Oflwi took ww th* South- MUMuli Confprcnw lead in base- h*1Y «* ff«y downed the Belleville MMreoMt, M, her? Saturday \n a conference gamp. , SIftckledge was the wtnn.nc : «s h« gave op four hits all in the fourth inning, and; struck out 10. He was also chars-' ert wtth seven walks. Ted Harvtyj tt* first of four Belleville hud en wag credited with the loss. Wood River scored twice in tht< second inning on singles by Ron Milligan. Jim and Bob Black ! led^e and Don Cobb. The Oilers I added two more in the fourth on P double by Cobb. a hit hatter. < a walk and a two-run single by' John Heck. Belleville scored In the fourth, too. Back to back doubles by Gary Hearne and Willie Randall scored one and Gary Kambrink) knocked the other in with a sn>- gle. The Oilers kept their two-iuti innings going as they scored <n the sixth. Cobb picked up his third hit while Lee Davis walked and Heck delivered a two-run duoble. An error, a hit batter and two singles produced two moi^ runs in the seventh. Cobb paced the Oiler attaok with three hits while Heck. Mil'i ?an and Bob Blackledge had twoi each. The Oilers are now 6-1 'or the year and 4-1 in the loop. Thev I hold a half game edge on Ed- 1 wardsville and the two clubs will | battle Wednesday for the confer i ence lead. I THE LIP USES FOOT Wood Rtver (S) Player AB R H Ladd 4 1 1 Hintcle Davis 3 J 0 Bechtold Heck 302 Shlueter Mllligan 4 1 2 Kaeser Proctor 3 1 0 Hearne J.Black'ge 3 2 I Budde B.Black'ge 402 Randall RItter 400 Kam'nk Belleville (2) Player AB R H 3 0 I 0 0 0 0 P 0; 1 1 Cobb 2 3 Harvey Mueller Hubber Butts 300' 4 1 Ij 301 I 0 0 100 ooo! 0 0 Oi LOS ANGELES — Coach Leo Durocher, right, of the Los Angeles Dodgers kicks in the direction of umpire Jocko Conlan during a fourth inning beef in Los Angeles Sunday. Sitting calmly in the background is Catcher Hal Smith of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Durocher didn't like it when Conlan called a pop-up of the bat of Norm Larker a foul. Leo argued and Conlan tossed him out of the game which the Dodgers won 13 to 6. (AP Wire- photo) Hurst-Bush Meet Called Because of Bad Weather CAftBONfcALE - The Hurst Bufh Mineral Area track and field meet ran Into weather trouble and *»» catled before the prellml- for a nil Ing from the host team. Will mid the Alton team \v»S In good shape wtth everyone still In the running. The pole vault naries could be completod flt SfU W as stopped at 10 feet with bflth Stadium Saturday afternoon. Alton boys still looking for thelf T\vo area schools, the powerful first miss. Ed Danoy and Wilbur Alton Redblrds and Roxnna, were!Davis were doing the vaulting. entered In the top meet of the track season In southern IlHnols The meet was halted with four more preliminary events to be held. A steady rain started to fall In the 100-yard dash, only the first heat had been run with the semi-finals still to go In the preliminaries, Alton's B. B. Gater easily paced his neat. at the start of the meet at 9 a.m. j The half-milers and mllers did and was stopped at U for an hour)not have to participate in the pre- and finally called off tat good at limlnarles and therefore turned 2 p.m. in no times. Alton had IS athletes entered In the meet and all had qualified that had participated in the events at the time of the cancellation. The highlight of the morning was Steve Gormley's running of the 120-yard high hurdles in 15.1 to set a new record along with Varren Hampton of East St. Louis. Both boys broke the old mark of 15.3. Co-track coach Fred Will does not know If the mark will stand as the meet has been called off or this season and he is waiting SPORTS MENU •K58.V Edwardsviiie at cotilirtviira Anvanii at DtiBO •VNOkofllll MHtvni* it Alton « A WWWl. ntflf 'C.4P cmfinitmt «t taw Clvie Mefhortal «t Athletes from 31 schools had entered the meet and Alton was given the favorite's nod. Alton will host the first big meet of the area wtth the Southwestern Conference Relays on tap for the Public School Stadium; Friday night. Entries from East St. Louis', Belleville, Granite City, Colllns- ville, Wood River, Ewdardsville will be going for the title won by Alton last year. The preliminaries will start at 5 p.m. and the finals at 7 o'clock. Title Fights Spice Week's Ring Action By MURRAY ROSE Associated Press Sports Writer Starting with the Joe Brown- Totals 32 8 H Totals 27 24 INNING: I234S87 RHE Wood River 0 2 0 2 0 2 3—S 11 3 Belleville 0002 000—2 4 2; ^J Prin Thinclads Easily Defeat Washington U. San Francisco Takes Top Spot in National ELSA&—The Principia Indians track team scoerd an 85-46 win over Washington University as Barclay Tullis scored 20 points for the winners here Saturday afternoon. Tullis won the high hurdles, the javelin and high Jump: He finished second in the discus and came in third in the broad jump and low hurdles. Results: Shot put—Metzger (W>, IP). Distance—46'3 s i". Bv JACK HAND Associated Press Sports Writer San Francisco leads the National League on a combination of the Giants' 5-2 victory over Philadelphia Sunday and Pittsburgh's 13-6 defeat at Los Angeles. The Giants staggered in the late stages of their game with the a ga'me-ending double ball for play. The Giants' 5-2 victory over Philadelphia, combined with the Los Angeles Dodgers' stormy 136 decision over Pittsburgh put San Francisco in first place all alone. Ray Sadecki pitched St. Louis to within a half game of the top with a 5-3 edge over Cincinnati. Phils but Manager Ai Dark made j Milwaukee and Chicago were the right move when he brought j snowed out at Chicago. •n Billy O'Dell to relieve Sam Jones contributed two doubles Jones in the ninth inning. I to the Giants' 10-hft attack on Dark went to the bullpen for j loser Robin Roberts and two suc- O'Dell with the bases load- cessors. He was coasting along with a 5-1 lead going to the ninth. Sad Sam struck out Tony Gonzalez on a wild pitch but Gonzalez Reed jed and only one out. O'Dell j promptly got Bobby Del Greco, Mile run — Krogh (PL Martinja pinch hitter, to hit a comeback (P>. Kreh (\V). Time—1:38.1. 440-yard dash — Higgs (W). Voight (P), Davis (P). Time :55.5. Broad jump—Gibbs (P), Krone (W), Tullis (P). Distance—20'1". 100-yard dash — Bromberg (\V», Kahn <P>, Holman (Pt. Time 10.3. 120-yard high hurdles — Tullis (P), Carroll tW>, Wilson (W). Time-:16.5. " j Cleveland [Detroit Mo/or league STANDINGS Gene Velloff Named to NAIA Second Team CRETE, Nebr. — Gene Velloff, Doane College's ace basket scorer from Alton has been named by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics to the second unit of its 1961 Ail-American basketball team. The NAIA smaJl^college selections were announced recently at its Kansas City headquarters. The 6-4 Doane guard was the only Nebraska player listed on any of reached first base before Catcher]the three 10-man units. Tom Haller could retrieve the! Velloff, who ran up a total of 595 points for a 29.8 average in his 20 games of the 1960-61 season, ranked second nationally in individual scoring in NAIA final statistics, and placed fourth in By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS American League W. L. Pet. O.B. -4 1 Javelin—Tullis (P), Ude (\V),| Domahide (W). Distance—161'Hj". 880-vard run—Kroh (P), Martin (P), Patterson (P). 2:05.2. Time — New York Boston Kansas City Los Angeles I Chicago 220-yard dash—Kahn <P», Brom- j Washington berg (W), Homan (P). Time —jBaltimore :22.9. Discus - Williams (W), Tullis : (P), Person (P). Distance—124'- ', .800 .750 .tib'7 .500 .500 .500 .500 .333 .250 1 I 1 .- 1'a V-j Monday Games Kansas City at New York Los Angeles at Boston Only games scheduled Sunday Results Cleveland 3, Washington 2 Minnesota 10, Baltimore 5 (first Minnesota 6, Baltimore 4, 11 innings, i second game) ball. A wild pitch and a single by Pancho Herrera counted a run. Harvey Kuenn's error, a ground out and a hit batsman alerted Dark to call for O'Dell. Doubles by Kuenn and Orland Cepeda helped get the Giants away to a three-run first innin and doomed Roberts to his sec ond defeat. A show-stopping kicking due between Dodger Coach Leo Du rocher and umpire Jocko Conlan broke out during the Dodger-Pi rate game in which Los Angele •nded a three-game losing streak Leo and Jocko exchanged kick during an argument over a higl pop by Dodger Norm Larker tha anded in fair territory but then xxinced foul. Conlon called it a bul ball. The Dodgers came from behind and racked up five Pirate pitch ers lor 15 hits, handing Vern Law his second straight defeat. Stan Williams was the winner with the help of home runs by Tommy Da vis, Wally Moon and Sherry. Sadecki, 20-year-old left-handed pitcher, threw a seven-hitler ai Cincinnati and struck out seven while beating Jim O'Toole. Don JLandrum, whose failure to hit Dave Charnley light-weight title fight in London Tuesday night, four titles will be at stake within a seven-day span. At London's Earl's Court Stadium, the 35-year-old Brown of Baton Rouge, La., will risk his 135-pound crown for the tenth time in a return bout with the left-handed, 25-year-old British and European champion. "Old Bones" stopped Charnley on a cut over the right eye in their first fight at Houston, Texas, 16 months ago. Next on the championship parade in the middleweight title fight between Paul Pender of Brookline, Mass.. and Carmen Basllio, of Chittenango, N.Y., at the Boston Garden Saturday night. Pender is the New York, Massachusetts, and European- recognized as boss by the NBA. On Sunday, Duilio Loi, the junior welterweight (140 pounds) champion from Italy, meets Carlos Ortiz of New York, in a title bout for the third time. The "rubber" bout will be held at Milan, Italy, Loi's home town. Each has *! BOSt0 "' - games !must have been worrying Mana- 220-yard hurdles — Gibbs (Pi, Wilson (W), Tullis IP). Time :23.8. | Two mile run—Miler (P), Krehj (W), Lampman (P). Time—11:03.' Pole vault—Cale (Pi, Hotfman (P> and Jefferies IW) tied tor second.Height —IV. High jump—Tullis (P), (P), McFall IP). Height—a 1 8". Mie Relay—Principia won on a detault. Cardinals Head '1 For LA After Beating Reds Alton Golfers Get Revenge LOS ANGELES (AP>— The SI. : Louis Cardinals, still ahead of the '.500 mark at .1-2 despite their Cale usua | ( ' ar |y season jinx, headed west Sunday for a meeting tonight with Los Angeles, the only same scheduled in the National League. Bon Uiljson svill pitch lor the iposljxjned. rain) Kansas City at New York, 2 slimes i postponed, rain) Chicago at Detroit (postponed cold i (SiUiirUa.v KcMilN Cleveland 3, Washington 1 Detroit 6. Chicago 2 Baltimore 8. Minnesota 0 New York 5, Kansas City 3 Bob-ton .'!. Los Angeles, 0 TunMlu.v (iaiiieM Los Angeles at New York ' Kansas City at Baltimore (Ni ; Detroit at Cleveland 1 Washington at Chicago : .Minnesota at Boston National Leajjue W. t. Pet. Cards, earning the assignment by -San Krunci&co (us relief stint in Milwaukee, C'uicmnati Thursday — when he \ielded five St luts and nu runs in 5 L'-.'i innings. Pittsburgh 'His op|jositiun on the mound will'l^os Anodes The Alton Rednird golf team! I* Johnny Hi Hires, il-Oi. .Chicago scored revenge over a Jackson- 1 Sunday. Ray Sadecki of the J Philadelphia Mile Crimson team by scoring an ISVl'o win at Rock Spring Golf Course Saturday morning. Earliej: tent week Jacksonville downed Alton at Jacksonville Results: Bob Goulding (A) defeated Howard Curtis, 8647. Tom Muehlman (A) defeated Joey Wells, 78-84. Bill McBride (A) defeated Dale Thayer, 86-99. L*rt> Ward (A) defeated Tom Gardner, 86-101. Mike Johnson (A) defeated Little, 82-100. Redbird* are now 2-1 for the season and will meet As- Cards ni;ul<' all three ol the club's j.Milwaukee .667 .600 .HOO .5011 .500 .500 .333 .250 G.B. errors bul held the Cincinnati Reds to three runs on seven hits in the 5-3 Cardinal victory. He funned seven and walked two. Ex-Cardinal Eddie Kasko was the only Red able to solve the 20- Uauduy St. Louis at Los Angeles (N) Only game scheduled Suodai Bfwult* St. Louis 5. Cincinnati 3 San Francisco 5, Philadelphia 2 year-old Miuthpaw consistently.! Lot> Angeles 13, Pittsburgh 6 Kaj>ku tapped him for two singles ; Milwaukee at Chicago, 2 games, and a double in five trips to the plate. Card* got to Jim O'Toole fur seven hits and all five runs in the four innings he worked for Cincinnati. The Redbirds couldn't get a ma/1 on base after that as Ken Hunt and Marshall Bridges split (postponed, snow) shupttOQ Ol East St. Louk thi&jihc next tour inning* and held the aiiernoon at F«iroau<u. JBnd» Chicago 9 Milwaukee 5 St. Louis <!, Cincinnati U Philadelphia 2. San Francisco 0 Pittsburgh 4 Los Angeles 1 (N) Tuesday tiaou* Chicago at Pittsburgh St. Louis at Los Angeles (N) Cincinnati at Sao Francisco (N) Milwaukee at Philadelphia (Ni gcr Solly Hemus, finally snapped out of it on his 19th trip to the plate and launched a decisive two- run rally in the fifth with a dou ble. Hemus has been counting on Landrum to plug his center field gap. if he can hit consistently. A double by Bill White and a single by Ken Boyer followed Landrum's hit. Laver Captures Oaks Net Title HOUSTON, Tex. (AP) - Rod Laver, a freckled Australian of 22 years, will take the River Oaks tennis trophy out of the country for the first time. l-aver beat fellow Australian Hoy Emerson in the River Oaks finals Sunday, 7-a. 7-5, 1-6, 6-3. Laver* powerful volley's and sharp placements left him oven with Emerson, who beat Laver in four sets in the Australian finals in January. Layer's placements drew applause from Emerson on three occassians. Bernard Bartzen, America's No. 1 ranked player and fourth- seeded player in the 27th Oaks tournament, was defeated in the first round. FIGHT RESULTS Bv TUB ASSOCIATED New York — Dick Tiger, Nigeria, stopped Spider Webb, Chicago, 6. Manila — Bert Somodio, 138, Manila, outpointed Cisco Andrade, Los Angeles, 10. the more-inclusive tabulations of W0 n once in close fights, the National Collegiate Athletic j The fourth title scrap will be Bureau in New York. His 53 points j fought Monday, April 24, at Phil- in a single Doane game against jadelphia. This one matches Har- Dana College of Blair, Nebr., | oW Johnson, the NBA light heavy- earned him a third-place tie with| weight rulerj and Von Clay. Both John Bradley of Lawrence Tech; are from Philadelphia in Michigan among NCAB single- game scoring leaders. The former Alton High School southpaw, who now has completed his college cage career, was a recent draft choice of the professional St. Louis Hawks of the National Basketball Association and is reportedly being sought by! another pro team. Top-ranking scorer this season n the NebrasBa College Conference, Velloff also was chosen on gultavllle CfttK Princtplt at tdwcfdivui* «t orantM City ROMita at MMCOTIUK WRDNESOAY BaiebHll Belleville at Alton EdwHrdsvllle at Wood Rlv«T Jeraeyvtlle At Civic Memorial Track John Burroughs st Weitern Golf Western at Country Day Ttnnlt Bdwnrdsvllle at Wood Rivaf Roxana at fl«ll«vlll« THURSDAY mieball Alton at Bdwardtvine Granite City at Wood River ROfcana at Civic Memorial Tennlf Granite city at wood Rivtr McKendree at Blaokburn FRIDAY Baseball Marquette at St. John's Wood River at Civic Memorial Jerseyvllle at Carllnvllle GlllBtple at Southwestern Dupo at Civic Memorial I Track I Southwestern Conference Relays' at Alton Golf Alton at Colllnsvllle SATURDAY Baseball Qufncy at Alton (2 games, t p.m.) western at Country Day Jacksonville at Jerseyvllle Track Principia at Western Blackburn Invitational Roxana at West Frankfort Tennis Blackburn at Greenville All'Star Team Russia Bound NEW YORK (API - An all-star United States basketball team leaves for an eight-game tour of the Soviet Union Tuesday and if the Russians want to know what's In store for them, all they have to do is ask coach Jimmy Mclendon. Will APPEAR HERE Here are (wo of the Harlem Magicians who will appear here Tuesday night with Marques Haynes and hla famous basketball troupe. They will oppose on area all-star team beginning at 8 p.m. following a preliminary game at 6:30 between the Kfngsman Social Club and Wood River. At left is Josh Grider, 6-8, 190-pounder and at right is Sam (Boom) Wheeler, 6-3, 189-pouuder. Harlem Magicians Oppose Area All-Stars on Tuesday "Greatest Basketball Show on'fans all over the world. Josh Grid- Earth" they call it ... and per-!«"•. He's in his third season with the (ainly the Harlem Magicians have added more lustre and briliance to • Magicians. He came from Tennessee State College at Nashville Mike Souehak Finally Wins GREENSBORO, N.C. TAP) — Broad-shouldered Mike Souehak, several All-Conference teams andi h »s awesome tee shots screaming won honorable mention on the As-!down the fairways hole after hole, sociated Press's 1961 Little All-! returned to the winner's circle America. Cards Sign Fritsch For 1960 Campaign ST. LOUIS (Special) — Ernie 'Yitsch, center-linebacker from he U. of Detroit, who finished he 1960 season with the Football 'ardinals, has signed for the coning season, Managing Director Valter Woltner announced today. Ernie, a native of Massillon. Ohio, who played his high school ports at Catholic Central in Canon, Ohio, is 23 years old, six feet height and weighs 230. The lardinals signed him as a frvn gent on recommendation of Jack immons, former Cards center nd U. of Detroit line coach in 959. Alton-Marquette Game Postponed The Alton Redbird-Marquette Explorer baseball game schedul- d this afternoon at North Junior oas been n postponed due to bad vealher. As yet tlje game has not wen rescheduled. In th» only other local action he Roxana Shells and Dupo Tiers will tangle in a Midwestern Conference game, according to )upo officials. WM V Game Culled The Western Military-John Bur- tMighs ABC League game was postponed in the fifth inning Sat- rday when rain struck. The ame will be rescheduled on » ater date. j after an absence of almost 10 months by winning the Greater Greensboro Open golf tournament Sunday. The muscular 33-year-old former Duke University football end was the only player in the starting field of 120 to break par foui times. He had rounds of 70-68-69-69 for a 72-hole total of 276, eigh under par for the Sedgefield Country Hub course. Souehak, a Durham, N.C., resident, who plays out of Grossinger, N.Y.. picked up 53,200 for his first victory since winning at Flint, Mich., last July. His seven-stroke margin over runnerup Sam Snead equaled the biggest spread for the year's professional tour. Snead, seven dines winner here, closed with a par 71 to slip into second place and win $2,100 of the $22,500 purse. Billy Maxwell of Dallas, Tex., who had been tied for the 36-hole lead with Souehak and was only two strokes down starting the last round, finished third at 284. He won $1.650. Tied for fourth place at 285 were Canadian Stun Leonard, who closed with 73, and Charlie SU- ford, a 75 finisher. Each won $1.300. Sifford, Los Angeles pro who became the first Negro to play in a Deep South major golf tournament, started in shaky fashion with two bogies and a double Mgie on the first four holes. Thereafter, he shot par golf. "We're going to make the Russian clubs play our way," said McLendon today. "We're going to play a running game." McLendon, coach of Cleveland's championship NBL team, said the Russians might be surprised to find some of his guards short compared to what they're used to seeing. The United States starting team will be composed of Ohio State's All-America, Jerry Lucas, plus three members of McLendon's Cleveland club — John Barnhill, Ben Warley and Roger Taylor. The fifth starting spot still is open. Fordham Team Cracks Record QUANTICO, Va. (AP) - Now it's Fordham as well as Manhattan to gun for in the 2-mile relay this season. Fordham's sophomore junior quartet altered any opinion that it was just another entry with a meet record 7:30 flat in the Quantico Relays over the weekend. Sophomore Frank Tomeo was caught in 1:49.5, better than he has ever recorded, as he made up lost ground and brought Fordham home ahead of Manhattan on the anchor half-mile. Don O'Connor, Doug Tyanan and Tom Kenney, who preceded Tomeo, also may have exceeded previous bests in their 880 legs. Fordham's time was exceptionally good for this season, and so State's meet record 3:12.5 for the mile. Miss Mclntire Seeks Crown PINEHURST, N. C. (AP) - Jarbara Mclntire of Lake Park, Ha., begins her quest of a third North and South Amateur golf championship in five years today. Miss Mclntire, who also holds thj British amateur crown, was paired against Mrs. W. G. Boggs of Pittsburgh i n the day's first match. The tournament's traditional qualifying round has been dropped in favor of a compact, high caliber field of 32 players, of whom 15 have handicaps of two or under. One round will be played daily rith the 18-hole finals Friday. this sport since Dr. James A.!'™ d , tholl ? h he ' R ™pabk of Pjr- Naismith invented basketball inj formin R all of the tr.cks that has [made trip Magicians a household j word, he prefers to play t h e straight man and play basketball 1891. Aside from their trademark. clowning, the Harlem Magicians are some of the most skilled group of basketball players ever to be assembled in one unit. Led by Marques Haynes, the master dribbler, these same Harlem Magi- as basketball should be played. All the Magicians are capable of clowning tricks and zany antics. Every member is capabe of spinning Ihe ball- on a finger for. 30 seconds. Every player can shoot cians will oppose the Area All - f pl . actica V, y anywhere on the Stars at West Junior High School Tuesday night at'8 o'clock. There wtH be a preliminary game starting at 6:30 p.m. Celebrating their eighth anniversary this season, the Orignal Harem Magicians have displayed their particular brand of basketball wizardry to people around the court. Mixng basketball with ball handling wizardry are Sid Dawson, Paul Martin. Sam Wheeer, and Jim' Satterwhite. Adx'ance tickets for the game are on'safe at the Comet Drive- In, Carroll's Drive-In (Wood Skv- ert and B&M Shoe Repair store on Belle St. They are $1.7.5 for Word. Everywhere" they go they reserved : seats."S1.2^ play to "Standing Room Only." j and SI for students. Besides featuring Haynes,' Tickets at the door will be'$2 world's greatest dribbler, there is ; for reserved seals. S1.50 .for aduts a player weH known to basketball i and $1.25 for students. 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