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The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas · Page 35

Baytown, Texas
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Thursday, March 22, 1956
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Friday. March 23,1956 Sophomore Lucas Vegas On, Mound Gander Hine Opens District Play Ag ,lty TO.M MOIUIAV Sun Sporls Kditor Frei"|H>rl miti l»:v t vlu\vii, IWO high Bcltool hascliall teams who'vct fed on ilrcary wculli: c, soiii'.-limcs cold, sometimes \vi-f, ()|wn District I2AA |»l;iv !it :!::«) p.m. Friday in Oilrr Turk. Wwithcr forecast is for cloudy und cool, therefore these two formidable schoolboy diamond crews should feel natural. John Adams sends . Sophomore Lucas Vegas to the mound against the-powerful Exporters, with whom the Ganders split last spring;, ltttiviruiti£ st'.vt-iv «( mm? starters from thiil learn, K.vpoHer conch, Vicffil 'K!lceiib«!rj;, liii.s (lie happy ililenm of whom In tiliirl with a crop of (footl sophomores on deck. Dickie Coulter, same youngster who opened the season for the Exporters at Oiler Park a. cold Tuesday night last.spring, probably will get the Eikenberg call. .. FYceport has managed but three games, winning from Bay City and dropping a close one to .West Columbia. .Weather has limited Shipper play, blowing. away at least three scheduled contests. TlicCundcrs move into district competition with a 5-1! record, all three defeats l»y one run. Keagan , twice has measured Lee ?,-'> and M while Texas City defeated the Ganders, 5-1, for the Texas- City Tournament title Monday. Vegas 1 last trip to the mound produced a 4-0,. one-hit shut-out against Pasadena in Texas City semis Mon- day. The 1 young right-hander fanned nine in his seven-inning stint. Adams will liavii Ix-lly Steve Me Williams and right-hander Kml lluuy for. relief. Another right- hander, JJuke Jones, lit ill with virus. • Gene Mi'xon, who subbed for regular third-baseman, George Miles, out of the South Park victory Tuesday with Virsu, has traded places with him. . • Miles returned Thursday but Mxon went to bed with the same malady. ; Adams will start hard-throwing Ted Dodd behind hte plate with Artie Oviedo at fir-st-base. Tri-captain Bobby Sanders opens at second with Miles at third. Veteran Wiriaton Porter, second-team nU-*(*te, will be at shortstop. With Charles Mills and Wesley Hicks out of left-field, with virus, Adams may start Andrew Chapman. Barry Lancaster, out with a sprained ankle in right-field. Strong-armed Charles Esterak, who nailed a man at the plate In Texas City with a terrific peg, opens in center. ', Either veteran Hollis Hood or Jesse Mibbett.s opens behind the plate for Freeport. Terry Stein, regular 'M third-baseman, moves to first wi(h All-District Bobby Spencer at second. Jerry Spence movea to third with Gary Wilcox at short. Slugging Don Tuesday, returns Hurt starts'in left field with Bill Frezzel in renter and Willie Davenport in right. Don Ottinger, a handy-man, can play any infield or outfield posi- UP TO $600.00 OX A NEW 19S* PLYMOUTH • 1 ERNIE DITTMAN . I 707 EAST TEXAS | French Boxer ™™x™*™ Eyes Title In Garden Bout By Alan Mavei D/XO/7, Como, Bd$hrum — NEW YORK — UP — Charles Humez of Franco, who came to the U.S. once bet'o/e ami won n boxing title, tries it again Friday night n.t Madison Square Garden. this time as a professional taking the first step in an American campaign lie hopes will bring him the world middleweight crown. In 19-18 Humez. then a welterweight. won the international Golden Gloves at Chicago, beating Dave Coleman. 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Three year letterman Jackie Hawkins will be loading the La Porte tracksters with his entries i:t the hurdles and high jump. The lanky youngster did 10 flat In the high hurdles last season, and r>'10" in the high jump. Blount's bijf boost is in the relays. His crack 4-k) team stepped off a. -)5.2 quarter recently, and arc expected to cut time off that. The 4-10 relay tfrarti is composed of seniors Leo Rizzulo. Carroll Hambrick, Lanny Duncan, and junior Eddie Hill". Rizzulo, who also runs the 100- yard dash and one the S30 relay team, is a strong entry in the broad jump. He is one of the boys absent because of 'flu, and may be replaced in the relay by Raymond Bailey, Making- up the SSO relay team are Hambrick, Hill. Duncan, and Bailey. Bailey is a junior. Running the 440-yard dash for the Bulldogs in the Liberty meet will be sophomores Ronald Dean Marshall, und Charles Warriek. David Nettles, a junior, Rizzuto, and Bailey will also run in that event. Joining Nettles, Warriek, and Marshall on the mile relay team will be Junior Mike Escobedo. Escobedo will run In the SSO- dash, running about a '2:05.f'I J esti;r MST TfRMl txpnt 'MI to st«rt H»kr . . . lost y«on kngtrl Choice of starters: rope, recoil or electricl Heavy cfttt wn* itn»ctton MWW ptrfot cut- tinf *)jfMAfat. F9w«v4 by '4-cycl* Iriffi ft Strttton •ngtaf, with fingertip con? troli, iwj-tlip clutch, J«t R today. HOME LUMtCR CO. JHW R. REL Netters In Tourney Three Gander tennis stars, Bill Dixbn, Paul Como and Dou<f Buslirum began competition JFri- day morning in the big: annual East Texas High School Championships »t Commerce. Limited to one singles player and a single doubles team-, Coach Clint Nettleton entered '."""- the three, leaving behind his other strong doubles team, Stan Ament and Leroy Como. One of Dixon's prime singles foes in the East Texas State Teachers' College-supported meet will be Highland Park's Eddie ; Sledge, twice victor over the Baytown youngster. When the three Ganders left Baytown Thursday, Nettleton Jfave out information .they had played better tennis this week in practice than at any time this spring. State champion doubles players, Paul Como and Bashrum; winners of- three major meets rjiis spring and losers but once in their high school careers, spent most of the week playing singles working on individual maneuvers. The action runs through Friday with finals Saturday afternoon on the college courts. Xext Friday Kettleton and his kids host Texus' best high school tennis players in the first an- 7iual Baytown High: School Championships. Real Estate Insurance Loans Pflont MSI : Baytown, TCXBB Z201 Mzrkit St. Dividend Savings At Thad Felton's Enjoy Year-Round Comfort With' GENERAL ELECTRIC "Weothertron" ALL ELECTRIC HEATING AND COOLING Complete line of General Electric commercial and domestic air conditioning and heating systems, YOUR •••AUTHORIZED GENERAL ELECTRIC DEALER GUNN AIR CONDITIONING I HEATING CO. I&07 Alexander Drive Phone 2925 Clarke and John Pcmberton, both juniors, will be entered in the two lapper with Escobedo. Carroll Hambrick and his brother, Johnny, a sophomore, will run the 100-yard dash in the Valley meet. Carroll breaks the tape at ubout 10.2 Johnny Hambrick will also run the ISO-yard low hurdles. Roger Smith is the only La Porte miler. The sophomores best time thus far in the season is 5:10. Tho Bulldogs' 220-yard dash man is fleet-footed Duncan. He usually runs about a 21.6 race. Jimmy York and Manuel Porter are entered in the shot-put and discus. York, a junior, is strongest In the discus with tosses around 135 feet. Porter, also a junior, is better in the shot, pushing; it about 45 feet. Hill, Duncan, and Carrol Hambrick represent La Porte in the broad jump along with Rizzuto. Blount's team will go to Liberty Saturday morning to get accustomed to the Liberty cinders, since they run on a regular track only once a week. Preliminaries in the Valley relays start at 12:30 p.m. in the finals begin at 6:30 p.m. REL Golfers Tee Off In Braiosport Coach Frank James' Ganders golfers begin swiiiR'uitf with approximately 10 other South Texan Kolf teams at 8 a-tu. Friday in Freaport's n-nmial Braiosport Invitational meet. James carried a seven-man high- school team to the coast city plus Baytovvti Jum'ro High star, Fred Marti. Marti will play singles in the junior high division. The top four (iander players entered at Freeport an- Captiiin Charles Wilson, Harry Bonds, Gordon Wilson and KnrUin IJnicc. P.ob Stephens. Emil Bowerman and Joe Muggins complete the seven entries. The Ganders won thoir first meet of the season last week, a surprise victory over Port Arthur Byrne, Ball High, Freeport and South Park at'Baytown Country Club. Other ionm.H supposedly at the Froo.port meet are J^imnr. Austin, KoaKHii, St. Thomas, Sum Houston, Kcllaire, Galveston, Texfts City. Htslinp n\ rne. .South 1'ark, nml possibly Corpus Kay. Jorgy Keeps Texas Title DALLAS —UP— Paul Jorjfen- son retained the Texas Featherweight championship today thanks to a 1 Oth-rouncI TKO over Joe Boland in a title fight here. Jorgenson, 126, of Port Arthur, Tex., knocked Roland, 325, of San Antonio, down for a nine-count early in the round and scored at will before Referee Homer Hen- drieks stopped the bout after .1:25 of the round. On Brand New 1956 STUDEBAKERS We've been so enthused over the '56 Studebakers, that we over- bought . . . and now our finance company says "Sell "Em!" TOMORROW IS THE DAY Our NEW CAR LOT at 700 East Texas WILL BE OPEN FROM 8:00 A.M. UNTIL MIDNIGHT AND WE'LL BE SELLING NEW STUDEBAKERS AT WHOLESALE PRICES Our Whole Staff Will Be On The Lot... Our North Main Location Will Be Closed Saturday in Order That We Can All Be on The East Texas Lot! LONG DEALS ON TRADE-INS We Need Used Cars Bad-So We're Ready to Give You Top Prices for Trade • Ins! 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