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.1? Fayetteville To Host State Cage Tournament, March 5-8 The 1951 s t a t e bjfketball* : : - .' ' ' · ' tournament -- bringing'together! the best two Class A teams from ' ·ach of eight districts plus the top ! ,,-Bii Six teams--will be held ir. ' Faye'tteville, March.' 5-8. The tournament was awarded Saturday »t.a meeting of the'executive committee of ihe Arkansas Athletic Association in Little Iioc(c. Th? announcement caused torn* surprise in central and northeastern Arkansas since Little Rock and Jonesboro, each with a good bid to submit, had felt that competition from rayette'ville would only be superficial.' Instead Arkansas Athletic. D rector John Barnhill aopeared person to present a bid that w one of the finest ever made to tl AAA. As Barnhill expressed "We'd like to see the boys makli this toil iment trip get somethh out of It besides basketball." Th will be a major feature of tl tournament week in Fayettevii · ' '-The salient pads of Fayette 'ville's bid included: the Arkan:. Field House as site for all game rooms provided; $1,000 grant t . --,'defray expenses of visiting team ·and all proceeds to be given to th AAA. . Also listed as strong talkin ·points were the following: th spring football game on the Satu ·day afternoon of the finals: chance for the high school ath .letes to see first hand the camnu and classrooms of the state Uni . versity;.a clinic for high schot coaches, and as many educational entertainment events as can be worked out. Plans are now in the works fo coooeration of the Fayettevlll businessmen in staging a big ban quet for the visitors and to deco rate the buslnes- district with wel come signs. On the campus the Blue Key national leadership fraternity, taking the responsibility of housing the visitors. Plans, still in the formative stage, ca" 'or the Uni- versfty's frsternlt' 1 · each take in a visiting teai" -nd board it. show It aroi- 'lend it games and thr-'w it . . line a time as nossible. The unofficial attitude of the Ui-'versity and towels rapidly becoming one of all-out effort to pl-ase the visitors. Barnhill has expressed the hope that, "we can shov the visiting teams such good time that they'll want to come back every year." Qualifying tournaments start next weekend throughout the state. The District One tournev. in which the Fayetteville Bulldogs will compete, is to be held at Har- .·rlson, starting February 26. The ·t'Bulldogs see first action Thursday, February 28, meeting the ..winner of a Bentonville-Eureka Springs tilt. In 6ther action Saturday the AAA awarded the state B tourney tf;'Prescptt. March 5-8, and the Junior Boys meet to Magnolia, February 27-March 1. Newport was. given the girls tourney March 11-15. . Bulldogs^To Play Will Rogers Fayelfeville Seeks 15th Win Of Season Askew Resigns As Porker Basketball Coach B-T«dm Gome Carded With University High At 6:30 P.M. The Fayetteville Bulldogs play their next to last regularly scheduled game of the season tonight meeting the Will Rogers Ropers of Tulsa at Root Gymnasium. The game is scheduled for 8 o'clock. A creliminary tilt will match the Bulldog B-team and University High at 6:30. Fayetteville holds a victory over Will Rogers gained early in tlie season by a narrow 36-34 margin! In that same the Bulldogs had to overcome a six-joint lead In the last period to win. Tonight's game was originally scheduled for tomorrow night but was moved up a day to avoid a conflict with a home game for the University Razorbacits who .meet Baylor- tomorrow at the Field louse. Fayettevllle negotiated the "13" lurdle last week defeating Spring- ' leld, Mo., for Its Mth win in 16 James. The 'Dogs faltered after vlnnlng 13 earlier in a game with Fort Smith. Back on th'e victory rail the Bulldogs are anxious tc inish the season with two more vins. They finish the campaign gainst. Sprlngdale on Friday al Hoot Gym. Arkansas is looking for a bas-*- kelball coach who can haul it teams back to the pinnacle i used lo occupy in the cnge sporl "I'm interested in a winning learn," . Athlteic Director John Btrnhill said today. "'I want a coach who can give us thai kinc of team." He gave nn indication of who that might be. PRBUY ASKEW he . ii'iuKirini in parucnia As usual the Fayelleville team ! cage coach expressed The new coach, who may .^ hired in time to lead the Razorbacks in spring practice, will succeed Presley Askew, stepping down st the end of the current season. Hint Asked had decided lo resign for "Ihe best interesls of the university, and the basketball program in particular,"' as the A .well known and highly competent Tcsns sports writer told us n few months ago that Arjtnnsus basketball fans were a lot nf" idiots. "They should be happy with Askew as coach," he raid. "We hear a lot of the rumblings over your situation down here and I've done a little .investigating. The Information 1'gel," the gcnlleman told us, "is that Askew is as good or better a coach than you'll ever be able to replace him with." The spoils writer went on to elaborate, using quotes from some 'f Ihe belter known sports figures n the conference, to the effect that no "soori" coach "outside of Arkansas" would step into the situation as it exists at Arkansas! -le went on lo explain that the conference c o ' a c h e s respected Askew's ability and that toch- ilcally Arkansas would be hard Ju| to improve its situation by Ihe uperficial expedient of gelling a new coach. Keep up wltn Ihe time*--.read u»/runs din*. ORNAMENTAL t IRON WORKS CAOLI WILDING CO. Wrought Ar Cast Iron fltllini and Column! t Wrpujht Iron Furniture Anything Tor Th* Horn* Tree EstlmMtl FORT SMITH IM Mil T«wi«n ill b« at a height disadvantage onight. Th« Ropers did a good jot i controlling the ball off the ackboards in the first xame and Derated a zone defense that gave nach Glenn Stokenberry's charges lot of trouble. In fhe first game Fayetteville imped to a quick 12-4 lead gainst Will Rogers' man-to-man efense. The Tulsans then switch- d to » zone «nd by the end of the ilrd quarter held a 30-24 lead. A luslng finish won for the 'Doss, le game was low scoring. Billy arkei" topped all scorers with 13. ay Barnes was second for the ngs with seven. Will Rogers «h men were Bruce and Hitsche ith eight each. The Fayetteville B-team. with win streak of five-ln rrow, nnvr season of eight ind five. They v» been hitting th« basket with .350 average from the field «nd 5!0 average from the free throw e..' The leading scorers on the team are Honnle Morris, with. 96. Fred Brooki, with 81, and Alan Adams, with 7«. , It his letter of resignatio. Askew, who formerly turned out high school powerhouses at Van Buren, has been head coach of the Razorbacks for three seasons. In his first year, 1950, the Razorbacks After that little chat we got to funking about the thing. It np- rearcd that no ono wanted lo win any more than Askew . . . that Askew was ncutely aware of his team's shortcomings and didn't need them pointed out . . , i na | m some cases the difficulties Arkansas was experiencing on the hardwoods he has several men In mind. That Kcntlcman, who knows as much about the Importance of victory as anyone--having stepped out of a coaching role, for failure to win enough games himself--probably has persons Inside Arkansas In mind. Ore strong candidate would prolwbly be Sam Ilindsmnn, of Arkansas Tech, who has had nmatlng success with the Wonder Hoys. Another conch that will get some consideration is Fayetto- villc's Cilenn Stockenherry. The thought ncci rs with the mention of both--can thev, or any nf I hoi , r Arkansas colleagues, succeed where Askew failed? Askew, after all, was an outstanding high school conch at Van Duren. He had the ability to handle high school students and to teach sound basketball . . . and to win, Just what happened to him at Arkansas is not too clear. It is unfortunate, low his successor will fare Is a tough question. For nne thing we doubt is a coach In Ihe state is well enmitjh acquainted wllh the exacting and vital business of r e - j milting as is necessary. Askew Droved an adept recruiter, gel-' line mosl of the good boys he I went afler. Hut the hoys he went ifter seldom developed as planned 0'' hoped for and Askew was «l- , , e a z o r a c s ···--· ·.··" i.mi. nn 01 wmcn incli- tied for the Southwest Confprenc- | cated that our yammering on Ihe championship bul had an overall subject was doing more harm record of only 12 wins and I2l than R00 d fnnM, ... J II aS ,* t C S l 1 '^ °f i-' 1C "' m,JJl.-u Jur HIIU .'ihKCW W.1S Rl- hird whh-h I" ii'"'' 5 ", Ti " S '""I" 105 ' illl TM.« w "houi II" type and n,ird, w h i c h was the result of out- dcplh of material that he needed .iide criticism. All of which indi- losses. In 1951, they won 13 and lost 11. This year the Porkers arc compiling one of their worst records in history, currently hivhr iwi nine and lost 11. With four games Al that point we quietly shut "P. Too laic, we guess. Somehow we are far from happy over ".skew's resignation. It is a 1 symbol of the snd state of affairs col- . our games' rs cool go, Arkansas has won but ';hrcc j " Ke n U'lclles have gotten Into and One, Tw5 In Speed Skating i Don McDermott, Englewood' Cliffs. N. J., finished one two in Hit: 500-meter speed skaling race. Mjalmar Anderson, Nonyay, won 5,000-meter race in Olympic record time of 8;10.6. | of eight conference tills. This unglamorous record hasn't set too well with p-i 7 .n..-%-,.,[ f,.i lowers who remember how Ihe Porkers won 13 chnmnioni-lilps in its first 25 years o" Siuthwc-.' Conference competition. Some of .·them ' began lo ·grumble- "annul Askew's ball-control style of play last year. The coach threatened to resign then, but didn't. In his letter nf resignation to Barnhill, however, Askew made no mention of the spasmodic fire directed at him by fans. Instead, he praised Ihc cooperation he had received from his athletes, Barnhill and other University officials. j He said he hopes to remain in the frustrations There attend II. for his type of play. Barnhill says he hopes to have the new conch on luind by the time spring CHRC drills roll nroiind, It'll be interesting lo see who is .selected and we'll keep an eye i peeled for the announcemcn when it shows up In n Little Rock ncwspape Mew York-W)-Jersey .loe Walcott agreed to defend his heavyweight championship against Ez- zarci Charles in June at a site to be selected. ^ NEW CAR T O D A Y Get your heart set on a ntw car. You can buy one and trill not go into dtbl. How? ll'i e a i y whtn you do It the tav- Inji account way. Dt- po«il a tmoll amount with ui regularly and btf«r« you know il, your account will add u«J r» rhi car of your drwrni, Don't say we lilrin'l xvarn vou never was and never will I Fnyetteviiic plays the winner 'of a "re pleasant person to den I Eureka SprlnaB-Bciilonvllle same n Askew. And we wonder | in its first outing In the District Otie Basketball Tournament. Thai should be easy. The next game, the one that sends the winner intu tin- finals and "a sure bcrlh lo the slate tournament, will probably be with lliirrison. And that Is ii game lllal I-'iiyetldvllle could easily .inw anything will be better now than before. It Is an unpleasant event, But Coach Askew probably has. taken"hls first'easy breath In several years now thai the die Is John Darnhlll, who is father of what the Texas writer referred to as "Arkansas' situation," says he is looking for someone Iha'l cat) win basketball flames, aikllng that lose. Beating Goblins' home lai'KC task .'. . for H:45 p. m* the Harrison, floor, will be H a pame scheduled Friday, February Olympic Events Get Harder For Uncle Sam's Athletes second straight hockey game, defeating Germany, 0-2. Sweden and ^7.echoslo\akia moved ahead of field with Ihree wins each. The Bahn Leadu Miami Beach, Fla.-'/lVBalif 7,a- larias shot a 71-74 -.14.1 to win he first 30-hole lap of Ihe $17,000 Wealhervane coast-to-coast lourn- ·y. Oslo - (/I') - The United Slates faced another tough scramble for points in the Winter Olympic Games today with a chance to score in only nne of the three events on the program. The Americans, off to a fast start, were .shut out cold on the fourth day of the huge winter binaliun, the Americans stood 13th, 21st and last. And they can't hope for much better at the end of the day. The same goes for the regular IR-kllomoler race. The U: S. lost one of its combination entries yesterday when Paul Wegcman of Denver, Colo., fell on his last jump off awe-In-' ,, icn sports -arniv.il yesterday. And ! -wiring Holmcnkollon Hill lie'suf- Ihey iclinquished the lead in the , feral a Flight brain concussion strictly unofficial points, standing, j and injuries lo his leg. Austria went into today's com- i "'* "''appointment iclilion leading the 30-natlon ! Tho Americans suffered their field with 41 points. The Uniled ' biKKosl disappointinenl so fur yes'" " ' " States was second with 34ij and Norway a strong third with 32. Today brings Ihe 1,500-nicler ·;peed skallnc event, the 18-kllo- meler iross country race nnd the last half of Ihc manlrilling Nordic combination -- a half-and-half mixture of ski jumping and the IS-kilrimplPi- i-iss country racinq. Only in (he sneed skating does Ihe U. S. ficure to have a chance. Johnny Wcrket of Minneapolis, -ixth in the I.SOQ. in the 1!HR Olympics, will b» the American '·ope. Scandinavian Property The 18 kilometer, both a, a separate ra'-e and ss a p.irl nf |hn Nordic combination, is strictly Scandinavian properly. Heikki Mayu of Finland. 1043 Olympic combination chnmpion, "lands n iyiod chance lo repeat In Ms snecinlly and is n hot prospect the regular 1(1 kiloim-lcr well. terday when they wciv blnnko'd in the women's downhill ski race. Lois of folks hnd (hone 1 1 Andrea Mparl Lawrence of ftutlnnri. Vt. could follow 11,1 bor nifit .ilaloin Irltlmnh will, n I'm-nliiH victory. But Andv feM Iwic-, ;,,,,| f| n | s h pr j I7lh. Thai slin .»,,, ',,,!(,,,· than the other Amrriian.s lid. Belly Weir, nn Omaha. Neb., lypisl who besan sklinf ontv four vrars aco. w.ls I9IH. Kalv n, o . dnlnli, cover Virl from Havdo.n Colo., was 23rd and .lanneltc Burr of Scat I IP. Wash., was 2,7th. But the bii! show of the day to far as the Norwegians were concerned was the sneed skating al Hi.-.ldt Stadium in (he heart of Oslo. lljalmar Andersen, pride of cvpry sports-minded Nnrwegia and that includes just about everybody in the. country's million imputation--clipped as . bin «"i-«inrls off the Olymnlr S.onn- TI ii | iiu'tPC iTcnrfl fnr Nru'w.'iV'K jofniifl ^^^^^^U\» M ""^.^ w-Z 1 .^" F^^X^'^yjft^ =^^^;^\^ fi in tlio roin- inin's rccrud of 2:0fl.n. NOTICE We Will Be Closed for Inrentory Wednesday, Feb. 20 Through Saturday, Feb. 23 Sonford-Green Lbr. Co. Russell Wins Baseball Golf Tournament Miami, Kla.-hVi-J a c k Pussell, the new baiobnll players' g u |f champion. Is belter known to pop than Ihe younger Kcncrallon. When HUKSOII knocked off Dick Parlell, Detroit Tiger coach, .1 and 'i In yesterday's IB-hole finals at Miami Springs Country Club, Ihe crew cuts nsked "who's linsscll-" The Jfl-ycar-nld righthander pitched for the Dnslon fled Sox, Washington. Detroit, ChicnlinCubs and St. Louis Cards in his career strelchlng from IBM lo 1040. Alons the way he made two world scries --with Washington In 73 and the "Tubs In Mil. February Sports Card Feb. 18--Buildup vn, Tulsa Will Rocm, at Root Gym, at 8 p. m. Feb. IS--Raxortiackft vs. llay- lor, here, at «. p. m. Feb. 20-- Arkansat Frnsh v«. OkmuUee A. and M., al Okmul- ree. Feb. Zl-ZJ--District One H'fit Junior Bon Baikethall Tournament, at Rouen. Feb. It--nutldnii v«. Spring, dale, here, al I p. m. Feb. 12--Aritinnai Friuh v». Fort Leonard Hnod. at Waynei- vllle, Mo. Feb. 23 -- Razurbacki v«. S.M.U., at Dalian. Feb. K -- Rar.nrhacka vi. T.C.I!., at Fort Worth. Feb. 20- Spring football practice start* at Unlvendlj, Feb. 25-Mar. l - D U t r l e l One-West Class B Boys Bnskel- bnll Torrnnmonl, nl Greenland Feb. ZS-Mirrh I-- District One Clam A Raaketball Tournament, at Harrlinn. Feb. ZD-Mnrch 1 -- District Oni Went Clar* B Senior Buy* lUaketball Tournament, at Greenland. - - · · M Nortl?.nfBt Arkansaa lORfHWESI ARKANSAS TIMES, Foyellevilla, Arkatwn, Monday, February 18, 7952'; JOHNSON TOP'S SCORERS Texas Christian Leads In Race For Conference Basketball Tit! Dalhs-r/T'i-The Smithwott C,,n-1 R.iylor's Johnson Jj sccor fcrr-nci' basketball marathon on- jc.iton Icrcd the final phases this week with potent Texas Christian pull- ins nway from the field and the indivldunl pi.-orlnj: race lightening. The Chrlstlmi:., fully recovered svorins with 320 point. Davis Is third with 301. . The Inmr.i to Baylor and · last week nil' but ended any Tex.-";' I.«'iihnrn3 hnd In a nf Ihc title. Southern Moth intu Name C'leired Lexington, Ky.-(/P|-t3lll Splvey, the Kentucky basketball center who wants hlu eligibility restored, talrl he would appear before the New York grand jury to clear his name of any connection with the fix srandals. "~ 11. .S. Win* Hockey flume Oslo-(/P)-Unllcd Kt«te« ivnn Us h:tfl been knocked out- of place e;irlifr In the -Avck t Inr.piml H.-iylnr Bi'.-ir n.liintrl'lh;it upset Tcxn::. 7 1 - S O . Lending hy one and nin-.half Hainc 1 ; w!Mi only four to nl ty, the ll'irned FroKS looki'il like surf things wllh season's i-iul ;, s.ranl two weeks nway, T|u-y int-pt Trwi A. nnd M. nt Fort Worth tornoi row night, play rtaylor nt Waco Sntur- ilny night, and and the sranon next week with jiamc-i aquinsl Arkansas and Southern Method!;!. ^ The schedule Rives TCU Caotiilh Ocftrflo McLcod n cl:am-i? to'cn'toli" up In the .irnrlng some learns he lia»'pi'evioujly' («)· -' - T,,,., ' nMt! IIP- _ Although ttlll le.-idini! In. season's scoring with «n i^nun'iilw 34fl pnlntn, Mi-Leo:! rrllnniilshwl his conference mrorlng leadership lo fi.-ilph .lohi"soii 'if Baylor who scored 40 point:; ]:·: t "-eck m-nlnst Texas and filiT'ln like over tin!' » r i»'.i|. place with 147 point"., n-M-co-l! »«!or ended the wi'ck In Jhjrthird lilh-c LB " wlth 142 pnlntr. . The scoring "laii.Af thV.wec'i, however, was Texai A. mid MV.ISMli" Walt Dovii .vlHK-o deadly Mumllin l.^rkanaj ictted him 41 ,,,(,,!·: ,, m l shot lii-hi li'l, M Into second plnce in lnKaticcciirlns.|ii.yi,, r The Asslr.r. Lftngnorm lloi-ncfl Frnj;s shared the titli. , ^Mi^tri when thr IMIT enderL j thrre-wiiv tjr, nnd there had rome predictions lh.it it-rnigh the same way thh season. Texas has only Texas A. an In fourth place: cellar-dwi Rite, and fifth-place Arkans play before, winding up Ib r.e A tic can still develop if splits Its remaining four whlf liin(jhorns sweep their reme thv'eo contests. .'. SMU,"'-which .hit names TCU,:Baylor, Arkansas nnd remolding, could poj»lblv if-,/the-cards, or rfiotn, "fall .., .... ., , viijht':. . . km auch chance! Dear extremely remote. LIACUt CAMtl p 'ALL . f i .m 47' o i "' 47 . 4 .:*), M . , I S ..133 45 . , » 10 . o n « n 7 1 1 .4 17 S .»M'122 ,8li7 Jill .m t) .:,!i ino .MI tn , .IK 105 "f $2.700. Cary Mlddlccof lcmphls, Term,, Is Ni. I . :irousl4in starts Its $10,0011 lourfament Thursday. Fulbrighh Visited By Horry Ashmore tlarry Aiilimore, exectitivc e. of the Arkansas Gazette, vl Hen. and Mrs. J. William Fulbi Keel up with the ·f t'MKS ftllf. Um«--r 71 Drive-In Theatre FRIDAY February 29th Only 12 More Days Ani outstanding flavor--Juf Roman Meal Bread. It-; Burke Sels Record In Winning Texas Open Golf Tourney San Aiilonlii, Tcjas-l/I'l-Jark !u[-I:c, Jr.. went lo Houston today show his KiilfhiK prov.-ew lo the [.'.va.s O|icn. Hurke shot « rccor.l 2fiO fnr 72 olcs In winning the Texas Open, closinj; nut with two rounds of 7- under-pur li'l ycslcrdav. lie re- curded 117-115 In Iho'.rarilr-r rounds over the (U00-y;ird pur 71 llrnck-' cm-id/?.: Turk Course. [ The zno Mii,i!ihr-d Hit' Texnt "pen rrcurrt by four s|n|:r., ,-md w.-is just one niroke mcr Ihc all- time rccorrl fur 72 holes, set In IBIS at ScalllR by Hryiin I«'cl.on. Btirkc'j $2,0110 hero pushed him into fifth place among Ihe moniy- wjnncrt of Hie year wi'.li « total ANNOUNCING! I hove leased the Conoco Service Station, ocrors th« street from th« Court House, from Lee L. Sparks. We will continue fo give you the same courteous ''service' and quality Conoco Products that you have depended upon in tha past. BUD PAGE, Lessee CONOCO SERVICE STATION ACROSS FROM THE COURT HOUSE EVERYTHING. IN NUMBING and SUrTtlt! FAYETTEVILLE IRON and METAL C AVI. 8 Races Daily Except Sunday First Race 2^00 RM. 1952 SPRING 30 DAYS OF HIGH CUSS RACING February 25 thru March 29 4 BIG '5000 HANDICAPS ·Th« HOT SPRINGS«Th« KINO COTTON i ·Th* SOUTHLAND tTh.OAKLAWN IWHHIH UNIWH Of THI IIO.CM tltMltf MMf ADMISSION $1.00 InclbJucll Uati. Noi*"

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