The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas on March 28, 1956 · Page 9
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The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas · Page 9

Baytown, Texas
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Wednesday, March 28, 1956
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1 p 1 « : •• • Snnrf- : V.-.Vj'.- . ' ' . . - . 'i ' ' , • . >•£:'{ '.'. ' , .- .• . . •• •• • .; .•.-.. Murray-Go-Round || ."' By TOM MURRAY Sports VOL 36, NO. 249 ^ . ^* ; Wednesday, March 28, 1956 ' p.g, f 1 Mk D 4MI«*A^k«A*^ ^1 4«MkB*.ft if* ^1 .A. •••*•& .Mkm • '••''• " Texas Wins Mythical Prep Track Meet .. it be surprising if someone were to inform you lijlTTexas was the high school track champion of the United |p|p ui ^ naturally you'd probably hold the statement with iS8fe>e disdain for Eastern writers have convinced ./even is we should be leery of Texas brags, at any other time in recent years it would have been another tall tale. But last year Texas actually procluc- rnost plentifully the finest track results in the" country. Each year results from 46 state meets across the na- ;h are compared. A mythical track meet, involving the states, is set up. 'ie Athletic Journal, annual publisher of the/results, f ed Texas defeating California to take the national for the first time. Texas finished with S4 1 -- points to - "s73>.,. ' ~ l ;(!'y*s&..<-,-" «*• those big Texas points were salted away by Be- ^verly Rockhold's national-record setting Robert E. Lee *ntile-relay team. When Joe Frank Robins. Anton Smaj- U 1|-la. Vic Davis and Wally Wilson ripped off that scintilla- Big 3:17.9 they all but assured Texas the victory. V Point-system used allowed 10, 8, 6, 4, 2, and 1 points for he best six places. f In fact counting the mile-relay for the first time did ,the trick. In the past California has been allowed to pick lip 10 points in the 880-yard relay which Texas does'not run in its state meet. • v But for some reason points were never kept in the mile- Shuttle. * , • ' • * $ot only did Texas pile up the most points : but also produced the most spectacular state meet of them all, breaking two national records and lying another. Eddie Southern claimed the other national mark, galloping a 47.2 440-yard dash, breaking the old 4S-flat stand- Southern Opens Eyes Over Nation-- THE DALLAS Sunset pheenom also tied Jesse Owens' i 22-year old 220-yard dash record at 20.7. | Piling up first-places for Texas in the mythical meet J Were: 120-YARD HIGH HURDLES: Southern 14 ? 440-YARD DASH: Southern, Time 47.2. SSO-YARD RUN: Bob Mosshart. Abilene. Time 1:55.8. 220-YARD DASH: Eddie Southern. Time 20.7. MILE-RELAY: Robert E. Lee (Baytown} Time 3:17.9. : BROAD-JUMP: Bobby Stillwell, Lamar, (Houston) Dis-: tance 22 feet 7 :! 4 inches. ; Then this crew earned additional points which gave Texas the bulge it needed: - ; '"_ DISCUS: Joe McLary, North Dallas; 8 noints. Distance ! 16S.G. ISO-YARD LOW-HURDLES: G. F. Alsbrook, Ball (Gal- vcston) S points. Time 18:8. HIGH-JUMP: W. L. Thornton. Aspermont; 4 points.; Height 6 feet 5 inches. - i 100-YARD DASH: Hollis Gainey, Colorado City 31.-; ' points. Time 9.8. J ' a POLE VAULT: Charlie Bruce, Del Rio; 1 noint Heijrht 32 feet. 10^ inches. ' , 1 Less time required for spring football trainino-. in, creased number of invitational track meets and a healthy i interest in the sport by sports-writers have been the rea- «c tons for Texas' sudden spurt, if you listen to Dr Rhea Williams, Athletic director for the Texas Interscholastic League. \ Genders' B-Teom Nine Rips Cleveland For Fourth Win r>:i.vlown\ Koherl V.. l.ep baso- hall I!-team .Jimmied Cleveland, "7-:. Tuesday ill Oiler I'arl; for s their fourth vietory nf the sea'••>n ncainst four ilefents. ' first-baseman Boh L.'oyd .«parked a fivo-riin BBj'town first inning. "tripling to the richl-ficli.! fence «vi;h the bases loaded t o drive in ^ I'ete Mnrtine?. wen; t'ne route, ^ thing up hut four hits in ehalk- ^Ing ii|> till- victory for Conch Louis Da -is' Gander Re t .-y. i ISn.vtnxvn enl three hits in Ihe hiir first, nided by » pair of dani- acinc Indian miscues, The VOUJIR Ganders touchod thn/c Cleveland twirlors for 10 solid base-hit.s. Ccntpi-ficluVr Johnny Holloway. Third-bnsom.'in Gt-nrt. Smith. Lloyd and Shortsiop Lynn Dooley blasted two hits apiece. Tliui-Mlay Ht 2:.tO p.m. the Rees niri't Deer 1'arli at Deer Park. iE'.hrr Chnrles Lynns nr Cliarlr? Porter will likely go to the mound for IJHVtown. Deer Eye Wildcat Relays Hughes Goes After Third Team Title V o 11 n «• i ii K hvo Mieees-.ive rliiunpiniisliiiis n| Itnrhers Hill niul Liherly. Conch S h o r I y 1 Jluirlies' verMitil.. Urer I'nrU- tr.\elc le:uii enters |h,. tjilent- lon<led \\'il<le;il l!el;i\s :it AiiRle- . Ion Tlmrsdny. Preliminaries befiin «t L' p.m. with finals set nl 7 n.m. ^« Peer Park's streiiRth lie.s in the •jfversatility of .several stars, pnrtie- jjUlarly Franklin iBubhaj M'cLean mini William Henderson. M"cLenn is a fine hurdler, hroad- jtimper. shot-putter, sood sprinter • net n. terrific 1 relny nyi!i. i' llr.ndersnn <loes the same «things eveepl the l.S.Vpound foot< hall fullluieli pole-vaults instead of the sprinlv lie runs mu'hor Sport Briefs Hy I'MTKI) I'KKSS '\\ V('() — 1'niver^ily of Texas /fnvoreil to \\\>\ Irinnsrnlnr track Inieel with Southern Methodist. >l»nil Baylor. I LOS AXGKLES . Stale investi- ors look into "little black book" matchmaker R n b e McCoy, rRCci will) "fixinK" fiphts, split- tin,r boxers' purses and arbitrarily I'lllA _ M iddl e- /XMiiflil -Iney (iiardellow moves nnolher slep up ladder with 10- ( 7round derision over Joe Shaw, t'LKVKLAND — UKlwip Light- ^>\irn of British Hondnra.s favored Ht J-l in Wednesday night rematch L. (". Morfjan of Yoiingslown, i. The 10-round bout, will \,v Ji< h vised, WORTH _ Ren Si.'.ftrtrt C liil» Tnvil.llionnl, freld |o 37 (he m,ANTA • Prt nc ho s 51st win in W-m.lf"h pecir^ Tony Trflrherf in the pair's tennis battle, on Deer Park's eood mile-relny tlml touretl the four laps in 3:33- Hai in win the Trinity \'allry meet Siiliirdiiy. Dnrrel Stout and .Johnny Seller r are two other outstJiiulinp quar- termilors on the Deer mile-relay team. Sfhecr. grent Deer basketball forward, has a grouncf-cating -tridc. The entire Doer team is behind schedule on training with mo.-*l of the same lads playing basketball until three weeks ago. Deer Park and Itarber* Hill have fought down to the last raee, the mile-relay, for the championship of Barbers Hill and Liberty meets. But at Anglcton these two will have about. ,'iO teams to contend with, all the way from Class B to A A. Baylor, TCU In Upsets I»v UMTKI) i'KKSS Baylor ami Texas Christian scored one-run upset victories in .Southwest Conference bn.spbnll Raines Tuesday at the expense of Southern Methodist and Rice, re- S]vctivoly. The Rears edged the Mustangs 11 to in in a shieiost in Dallas, while the Frogs squeezed by the Owls S to 2 in a pitcher's duel in Houston. Rnylor scored three runs in each of the first three frames to give .terry Mnllet a lend, but the Mus- langs came back to jvi-k away at Ihe lend all tbe way. Bryan Bush, T'U-k HeiTseher ami Bobby Mills hit home run* fur favored SMI', which won ei^h! straight pro.-sea.son games. T)on Presley, iiie. first of five Mustang piK'hoi's. \vns cluivged with the loss while Mallotl got erenif for (be vieuirv-. The Boars oulliit tb;' Mnsf-Mics \K <e. If. iiinf; g.ivc TCL" ils victory over Rice. Art Foust Seeded No. 1 Here By TOM MUURAV Sun Sports Kditor Arl Koiist, Texas' schoolboy singles king, will be seeded Xo. 1. in the big IJ;v.vlown High School Tennis Chiuiipinnshtps to he played Friday and Saturday. Three of Texas''four finest singles players. Fonst, Bay-town's Bill Dixon and San Jacinlo's Ronnie Fisher will compete for the championship of Clint Netlleton's first 'annual meet. Not to be outdone, Texas' ilirec most feared doubles teams will bp drawing more than passing interest, in the tournament, pulling more . than JQO entries from among the stale's eliie. Tournament play begins at !) a.m. J-'riday on both Courts and Humble. Finals are lentil- lively scheduled Saturday after- royalty are San Antonio Bracken- ridgc's Jim Moses and Bob Mooney, noon at Lee. only high school conquerors of Seeded No. 1 among the doubles Bay town's Paul Ccmo and Doug Bashvum since their high school careers began. Como-Bashnim, defending; -state champions arc a solid second-seed East 'Rookies' Listed -Little Loops In Action Li! Leaguer Baytown's Bast Liiilc League newcomers begin working out. Thursday following Tuesday's iuiclion of new talent. Each of the four East League teams were allotted 10 i\c.;v players to begin practice. But length of each lad's tenure with the team that drew him will bo contingent upon his play. Actually the following youngsters have been selected to attempt to make their respective teams. •% EARTH MAX TIGERS — The following players must re,port to Manager Ivy Smith Thursday at 5 p.m. on the northeast corner of Aslibel Smith schoolyard for practice: Michael Gillette; Virgil McGahe.e. David lUang-um. Ronnie Martin, Fred Gene Townscnd. William Johnson, Thomas Sooy. Robert Ear! Franklin. Terry Victory. Richard Earl Simrns and Rickard Craw- lav. PAIXE BROS. CARDINALS =Following players report to Manager Ike Winningham Thursday at -1:30 p.m. on the southeast corner of Aj-hbel Smith schoolyard for practice: Fred \Varren Hand. John Rich- arti Taylor, William \ValIirs. Ronnie Walles, Donald Slefani, Tommy Donnelly, Gerald Thomas Ward, Mike Ha/.Iewood, , John Allen Baldwin and Billy Ben- ecko. DITTM-AN DODGERS—Following players report to Manager Johnny Railton Thursday at 4 p.m. on the Robert E. Lee Softball diamond on Market Street for practice: . Lc-e Robertson. Truman Mcln- tiner, Ronald Johnson. Danny Ray Fietcher. Charies Tu'obe. Tommy Bright, Gordon Bond and Kirk Tvlann. FELTOX GIANTS—Keport to Manager Sam Boxich Friday at 5 p.m. at the hall park behind Brown's Drive Inn on Highway J46 for practice: Michael Ray Dahlquist. .Earnie Rehee Ayers. Douglas Ray Kuddle, James Heiidrichs, Tommy Meadows, Richard Barnard Stewart, Cecil Hofi'pauir, Walter Wayne Bradbury, Ted Vandyke Griggs and Bo Sanders. Little Leagup play opens at Jaycee Little League Park, April 30. Perini 1o Visit Europe ROME —UP— Lou Perini. president of the Milwaukee Braves, said Wednesday he plans to visit several European countries before the major league season begins to see if he can line up a tour for next fall. Perini told Italian sportsmen he hopes to get the Braves and Brooklyn Dodgers to play here in. th'c fall and if it turns.out successful, he'll try to get other European countries to visit on a tour. with Falfurrias' Chico Almarez and Raul Merels third. Fourth seed is a toss-up between Port Arthur's Bill Cook and Jimmy Shanks and Baytown's No. 2 duo. Leroy Como and Stan Amcenf have given Baytown a powerful second team, meeting the first clno in an All-Baytown final at AViohita Falls' Invitational. Dixon. loser to Foust in Falfurrias' Hearts Delight finals, is second-seeded with Fisher third. Faust won the San Antonio High Schools Championships with a victory over Highland Park's Eddie Sledge after Sledge Tiad beaten Dixon in the semis. Bill. Fonsr had a difficult time, subduing Dixon al FaJfurrias and was heaten three times by the Baytown youngster in 1055. In reaching the Hearts Delig-ht finals. Dixon disposed of Fisher', singles champion of Galveston's Oleander Tournament, last weekend; Highland Park's Siedge, a tossup with Dixon as. Texas' second- rated player, -probably wil not be on hand. His entry was not in before the Tuesday deadline. ' Tournament Director JTetUetoir will draw pairings Thursday hut it is a cinch Foast and Dixon will bo in different brackets. It is at least possible they could meet in Saturday afternoon finals. "; • ; .' Fisher will be placed in the same bracket, with one in, the upper bracket with Como-Bashrum iit the lower. Ament-Como will go in the bracket with 'Alxerez-Mereles while Cook-Shanks will be placed in the Como-Bashrum division since it is not considered proper to place teams from the same school in the same bracket. Wendell Taylor, Robert E. T^se tennis senior, will be Assistant to the tournament director in charge of the Humble Court* action. Play will be run off in boys singles and doubles with the same in a girls' du-ision. Each ! school was allowed two entries in division. Area teams entered are South. Park, Sam Houston. Lamar, Austin, Spring Branch. Beaumont Port Arthur. ,'Milby, Horace Mann, and Baytown Junior High. Falfurrias; San Antonio Brackenridge and San Antonio Sam Hous- |, ton will also be represented. Since fishermen spot the schools by- their faint glow, commercial sardine fishing; is done at night in. the dark of the moon. Before You Buy or 5*11 CONSULT H. 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