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Late FayeUeville Rally Edges Harrison In Overtime, W . . . · V ; *^ · : ~ ' Rogers Nips Alma To Enter District Finals Wit'- 'Dogs The state tournament in- their own home town and it looked ·erv much as if the Faycttcvlllc Bulldogs would be spectators rather han participators.. But the Bulldogs climbed back through a m ate than part: nf Elittering Harrison baskets to win, 44-42, in an overtime in the semi-finals of the District One' Class A tournament it Harrison last sem niS The victory insured Fayetteville of a place in the state tourna- an almost equally thrilling comeback was Rogers, whose Mountaineers merit opening here next Wednesday.. Entering the final round, with - downed Alma, 38-33. An all-court press W t h *. Bulldogs opening the second half of plav was the deciding factor in the game Fay etleville. on i t s worst night ol the season from trie field, f « H steadily behind in the first two quarters as Harrison displayed remarkable acc u r a c y in its shooting and ten- a c i o ' u s determination in is defensive work. F a y etleville. scored only, two field goals i" t hc f i r s.l. quarter, trailing at that point, 8-12. In the second quarter trie Bulldogs, ' tight tq begin w i t h , became even tenser, as the score mount- coach Glenn Stokenberry is shown talking with ed in the Gob- R ay Barnes, Fayetleville's fine settlor guard In last lin's favor. Fay- nighl's semi-final fame wilh Harrison in Ihe dis- i'tpville m a d e trict tournament, Coach Stokenberry told his team eaeVHIK m u Q ,.lp 0 t " inst hrfnr* an Prairie Grove, Gentry Tangle In B Finals Prairie . Grove and Gentry, th( top .favorites before the District Orie-Wesl Class B tournament started at Greenland last Monday, are in the finals of that lourna- menl lonight. The semi-final games last nighl, were completely dominated by these two powerful Pine Bluff Ousts Fort Smith In Big SixrNLR In Finals (By Th. A»»o:l«ieJ Frew) I are being played In each classlfl- teams. Prairie Grove, in the lop beh the half. . . Al halftime . Bulldog Coach Glenn Stokenberry determined to open a pressing game in an effort tu disrupt the Harrison offense and the strategy paid oft as the L,ublins went, scoreless, for tour minutes o the third period while Fayetteville points. was scoring eight . Bass Trumbo was Ihe leader .for Fayetieville in the third period resurgance, scoring seven points. Larry Trammel!, a substitule, connected on two field goals in .a row at the end of the period to put Fayetieville into its challenging position at the start of the last quarter, 29-33. Fkyettoville's Russ MeConneJl, who has been Ihe hearl ol tne Bulldog attack all year, was injured midway in the last half when he and Harrison's Ray Ezell collided under the Fayetteville basket.' McConnell 'Was hit in Ihe mouth and received a cut lip and had a tooth lessened. Directed lo wash out his mouth, -shower and get dressed, McConnell performed the first duty, and returned to the floor. The injury evidently relieved the tension on McConne_ll, because he rernlercd Ihe game to score nine points in the final quarter, makins the final two baskets that tied the score. Harrison appeared to have thrust Porkers Play Texas In finals ORNAMENTAL IRON WORKS CABLE WILDING CO. Wrought or Cast Iron Railing and Columns Wrought Iron Furniture Anything For The Home Free Estimates FORT SMITH Mnm H04 Mil T.w»n Tonite 7:00-10:00 Big Double Feature .w*..*w j Lee Bowman IN "There's A Girl In My Heart" And f^V+f******** Leo Gorcey and The Bowery Boys IN "Triple Trouble" Comtdy And Cartoon Starts Sunday 20 Millions to Spend! Gary COOPER IN "MR. DEEDS GOES TO TOWN" JEAN ARTHUR GEORGE BANCROFT back Ihe Fayetteville rally late in the game, going ahead 41-36 with less thar three minutes to play But Billy Parker ,got loose for a basket and McConnell hit on his two payoff shots. The Bulldogs maintained possession of the ball the last 55 seconds of regulation time wilh the scon tied at 42-42. McConnelt tijied to win .the game with a long sho taken as two seconds remained on the clock. The shot" just missed . In the timeout'before the overtime period Coach Stokenberry directed his team to get the tip, get a basket, gel Ihe ball and then hold it. Trumbo, playing one ot his finest games for Fayetteville, tapped the ball to Ray Barnes qi. the jump opening the 'overtime. Barnes dribbled In, laid the ball through 'the'hoop 'and the Bulldogs sank back on defense.^Harrisbn lost the ball before they~could get a shot off and Fayetteville successfully stalled the game out. McConnell attempted a sh late in the period arid Harrison rebounded the ball as it rimmed the hoop. Bui a long pass down court by the Goblins ended up in Trumbo's arms as the game ended. Fayetteville · experlenced_ i t s worsl night of the season from the field Kettinsc but four of 22 in the first half. McConnell, with but six points in the. first. three periods, was high scorer with 15. i\iike McCoy and Ray Ezell each had 13 for Harrison. In the nighl's first.game Rogers, sparked by Guy Cable, a jumping 6-3 center who scored IS points, recovered from a 22-14 halflinie deficit to defeat a surprising Alma team in the first semi-final game of the night. Rogers had been co- favored with Van Buren in the top bracket. The Moutaineers dnwned Van Buren in an earlier game. The finals tonight are slated icr 8 p. m; The box scores: Fayetteville Parker, f ',, 2. McConnell, f 1 6, Trammel, f __- 2 Trumbo, c --.:.-- 3 Barnes, g ------ 3 Hea*d, g :_. 0 Crudup, g 0 .Hoskins. g 0 TOTALS 16 Harrison Barnett', f 4 McCoy, f ^ .5 Ezell, c 5 Stephens, g 0 Moore, g _ 1 Holder, g ·__ 0 TOTALS 15 bracket, gained the finals first by walloping West Fprk, 72-51! Curtsinger of Prairie Grove and Baker of the West Fork team tied for scoring Honors with 23 each. In the second game Gentry took an easy victory over Gravette, its jenton County neighbor, 60-34. Horton led Ihe Mel McGaha- cbached favorites with 17 points. Prairie Grove and Gentry meet in :he finals tonight at 8 p. m. Bolt And Burke Hold Big Leads At Baton Rouge Baton Rouge. La.-(/P)-T-o Texans. who -want to shoot it out ( might get the chance in the 110,000 Balon Rouge Open Tournament. " '.' ; · Tommy Boll and Jack Burke, Jr., are leaders as · Ihe tournament moves into third round .play today over the Baton Rouge Country Club course. Boll, who plays under '.he colors of a Durham, N. C., clu., lives in Houston, and is a native of Okla- home, holds a one stroke lead with a 68-69--137. Burke is second with a 68-70--138. Their nearest rivals are seven slrokes behind and Bolt admits that "it looks like it's between Jack and me." "There's no guy I'd rather see win," said Bolt about Burke. "But there's no guy I'd rather beat. "D/ '·'" get me wrong, we'r nm*^' n^B Thot'e Illhtr VA' Ulr Fort Smith's. Grizzlies won't be on hand to defend their Arkansas class A high school basketball championship In Fayetteville next week. · The Grizzlies were beaten 3336 by Pine Bluff In a double overtime semi-final of the Big Six Conference tournament in 'Little Rock Friday night and thus were eliminated from the state title race. Both Pine Bluff and North Little Rock, the teams that will meet in the Big Six final Saturday night, are qualified for the slate meet. North Little Rock beat El Dorado 34-27. Finals are on top Saturday night in all other districts. In districts where two elimination tourneys Hill Prince Favored At Santa Anita Arcadia, Calif. - (ff\ .Beat Hill Prince and win the big money. That was Ihe consensus today a;, thousands ''. race fans flocked here lo watch the 15th running of'the classic $100,000 Santa Anita Handicap on an off track, slowed by rains of yesterday and last night. Eighteen horses were entered in the mile and -j quarter race, the grand climax each ; :tt of the winter racing season a t . Panta Anita, and 16 were taking dead aim at the heavy favorite, Hill Prince. Given the best chance of upset- tii.g Ihe favorite were Alfred Gwynne Vanderbitt's Bed O'Roscs and Next Move, the finest marcs racing in America; the Brookfield Farm's Jntcn.t, winner of Ihe recent rich Sanla Anita Maturity; W. C. Martin's Little Phil D., which whipped some f f this same field 'in the San Antonio 'Handicap two weeks ago, and perhaps the King Ranch's Black Douglas. Hill Prince and Phil D., are superior mudders. cation, only the winner of each will got a state tournament berth. Where there Is only one ellmina^ tion for the district in end', classification, winner and runner-up go Into the stale meet. Finals in those eliminations will .determine only the placing of the teams in the state tournament bracket. At the same time the class A ;tate meet is being reeled off at Fnyettevllle next Wednesday through Saturday, the class B chnnjpionship will be al stake at Prescott. Friday's district A tourney results. Disllitl Ona Nogers Sfl Alma 33 Fayetteville 44 Harrison 42 overtime District Two Tuckermah 60 Lynn 44 Newport.-53 Egypt 50 Scarcy 43 Augusta 32 Batesvillc 59 Hoxlc 44 Benton fcl Bryant 42 Clinton 36 Benton 25 Sheridan 30 Center Ridge 29 District Thre. Bay 63 Blytheville 59 semifinals Jonesboro 55 Lcachvillc,44 semifinals Di'lrict Four Subiaco 32 Clarkirillo 2! Boon.rillf 35 Parii 33 Lavic. 63 Ozark 30 WaMron SO Mtna 17 Gresnwood 57 Boon.vlll. 44 Manifitld 43 Sublaco 40 District Fir. Sheridan 53 Jacksonville 47 Center Ridge 36 Mabelvale 20 Clinton 57 Bauxite 36 Benton 51 Bryant 42 Sheridim 30 Center Ridge 29' Dhtricl Six ' Forrest City 58 DCS Arc 44 semi final AshHo'wn 42 Nashville 36 semifinals Texarkana 73 Gurdon 15 semifinal District Scven-E Magnolia 44 Fordyce 42 Emcrsnn (10 Camden 33 D'nlricJ Eiijhl Montlcello 38 Drew Central 3! semifinal . McOchee 40 Warren 37 semi final The Arkansas Razorbiicks close* heir worst season In history lo- ilghl with only mild hopes for a victory, meeting the Texas Longhorns at the University Field House at 8:05. The game Is open o the general public and will bo aroarlcast. No mailer what the outcome ot tonight's conference game with the Steers the Porkers will end the season in the Southwestern cellar. Only once before has that hapocncd--In 1924 the first year the Porkcri competed in the loop. There is an outside chance thai Arkansas can get a comnanion on the bottom rung. The Texas Ag- gies, havine a bad season of their own, can droo down to a tic with Arkansas If they lose to Rice tonight wjiilc Arkansas is beating Texas. Tonjght marks the final game for Sammy Smllh as a Porker ca?er. Smith became eligible at mid-term !' 1049 under Gene Lambert, then head cage conch. But the Little Rock boy was held ou' o[ competition to save his ell- g'bi'lty. ' And l^e game marks Ihe final ·Same for Arkansas under Ihe luldance of Ptesley Askew, too. The coach resigned earlier in the ie»«nn nfter three years at the Ho? helm. · Honoring the coach tonight will be the University's students who Haye nroclnlrned » "Presley Askew Ntght,"' and will present the re''ring coach with a present. .Tryon Lewis, who wns called to I.'llt'e Hock.yesterday for an induction physical, is the only starter thai may riol be'on hand for the same. However. Lewis Is oxoccl- ed to be ready for the tlpotf. Other starters arc Smith, Walter Kcarns, Gene Lambert and Floyd Sagely. The Texans are led by James Dow'- senior and an All- Southwcnl Conference performer. Also on the Texas team arc George IOKTHWES1 ARKANSAS HMES, fay.M.vllle, ArkaniM,. Saturday, Marfh 1, 1952 Kiner In Shape For Spring ; J Training - Thanks To Wife ; Palm Springs, Ca!lf-(/P)-Ralnh i nls court he usually can be found Klncr, fie Pittsburgh Pirate home ] playing a round ot golf. run hitter, says he'll be In the best/physical condition of his career wt'cn he reports for spring training Monriny--thanks to his wife. Not only that, Klncr snys the "I've been averaging about five' r nUnr!.« n week." Klner .declared/ "And dn I beat Nancy playing ; leiinlB? Not oflen, but I manife I n n occasional «et" Klner declared his tennis play-, 1 1 1 1 i LI / rvinui u v u i f t r u u ins iviints timy--· arArb^'Sn'ih'r^i 1 "--. 1 -'' **# »* ^t^. Ing season. The missus Is nrntty Nancy Chnffcc. national Indoor tennis 'singles champion.' Since they were married after the end of the 1831 season. 1 the Klncrs have been spending many hours on their, tennis court near their luxurious home. The Thun- dcrblrd Country Club is right outside thu Klncr door and when the big outfield Isn't on the len- Scaling, a second team all-conference .selection. Ted Price, a 6-fl center, Don Klein, a 6-0 forward, and Jimmy Vl-impnlcs. n flashy guard, Scaling Is the only noh- tcnlor on the tcflm. He is a junior. i tremendously, adding: "I bcllcvi! It also helped my arm." H scorns much stronger. The mils-'. ' cle In. hiv shoulder used to hurt when 1 threw the ball .hard but", with the tennis I've played the';. . service has taken all that away." ' Klncr, who hasn't yet signed till' 1052 contract, said he'll laitt mat-. · tcrs over with Buc president John Galbreath shortly after the train--., 'rig season opens Monday at h«»r- · by Sun Bernardino. The bit fel'- low and GMbreath negotiated two years n'ln, Klner..signing for a reported S05.000 a year. He has Inr dialled 'he woiiid like to din another two-year pact at around $70,000 yearly. good to be. nds. That's why I'd like .iim. But if I have to lose, . . . I'd rather loje to Burke than any- Jonesboro, Fort Smith Moot In Junior Finals Magnolia, Ark., - (P)-Jonesboro anil Fort Smith tangle tonight in the Junior . Boys Baskelball Tournamenl for Ihe slale championship ;and-Jonesbprp will play the favorite's role. The'East Arkansas entry gained that tag when it came from behind last night to handily defeat a Strong Ml. Holly quintet 41-31' in .the semi-finals. Loy Hester led the way with 17 points. '. Ft. Smith eliminated Van Bureh 22-13. A ball-hawking little gyard Ronnie Bs.teman of Ft. Smith, tallied 12 point; for scoring honor;. ~.. BOWL FOR HEALTH Jim Benton Bowling ,'.ane». Ad«. · Frt« Pony Ridts · Free Playground · Fro Miniature Golf £oune 71 Thtotrc FG FT PF TP 3 3 0 2 2 0 2 0 12 4 3 3 1 1 0 12 District Four Tourney In Semi-Final Round V/hlle .Fayetieville was moving into tbi? final round of the District One Class -A tournament «t Harrison, Its first opponent In th? state tournament here next week was ^merging from the scramble i;i' Djstrict Four, being staged at HuEsellville, . A« tj,e pairings ..were, .drawn up for-the sf»l« meet,'the winner of District One plays tin District Four runner-up, and the One runner-up meets the winner of Four in first day games. . Semi-finalists . in the District Four 'meet were ' going al each other 'this. morning to cain the final berths anfl tripri to the state tourn«r.ient..The teams playing arc Waldron. and .Lavaca Ui the bottom bracket and Mansfield -and Greenwood In the top bracket. Waldron and Lavacaesre rated the two best teams in the district. 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We; has been a real hard luck guy since he took over the first string backslopping job two seasons ago. He has at one time'or another broken all but three of his fingers, and when he wasn'l doing that he was'suffering painful leg hurts which., would 'have tept less determined figure oh .he bench. . This time,.'hough, there isn't a .hing wrong with Weslrum, and Ihe enlire camp feels the difference. He is in fin? shape mentally as well as physically and is looking' forward to making a fast start. His teammate believe he has it in him to displace Roy Campanula.of the Dodgers as the league's top receiver. Seta Flddlht Record In his first season «si the leam's No. 1 backstop -- Westrum set a major league record /or his crafl by committing only one error and finishing with a .999 fielding average. He led Ihtf National'League again last year wilh a .987 mark though he wns able to p l a / l n only 124 games as compared to 140 the previous rnmpalun. Although his batting average fell oM to .220 lasl season,'he whal*d 'JO home runs, Including thr«« gtand-ilammers, and drove icross l6.it\ runs. Me represents no club handicap up at that piste, even 'If riot guile the terrifying slugger that CaropWll* Is IP the right spots. . ' . Wf cling to i fee! laney throwing Wattfurn IDIIIH ·UIINIlt COUMM . TRAIN pat avu swviei JOM SECRETARIAL - STAMDARD COURSE! FAYETTEVILLE BUSINESS COLLEGE FAYETTEVILLE. ARKANSAS PHOME 13 H. 0 DAVIt PREl CITY WATiR PUNT. Phone 721 UOHT AND POWER. Phem 2200. UTUAL INfUHANCI· PIM. Phem 7S POLICI. Phone 31 AUTO OLAU ' ." . . , . .' AUTO GLASS ( MIRROR SHOP Automobile Clan Inililltd Clan Tablet -- Plait Clan -- Mirfori Mirror Reiilnring, Ol» Furnltun Topf ALL WORK GUARANTEED }19 We.l Meadow. PtiOM 2720 AUTO SUPPLIU --^---- FAYETTEVILLI AUTO SUPPLY II EAST MOUNTAIN FAfEYTEVILLL, ARK. . rHONE T»« Crankshaft Orlndlne Motor RobulMInt Parh For All Can and Truck* ·ODY IHOP* might have been sopiewhat more c |ibctacular. Try To Steal Anxious to get the jump, the Dodders lost no time in running on Westrunv Every lime you looked, lip il seemed lhat one of them --Robinson or Reese or somebody --was taking off for another base. If memory serves, Wcstrum-cut ,hree of them down in fasl succession with beautiful pegs. The wind went out of the Dodger sails right there. They did no more running and they were a beaten aall club, though they did require considerable convincing in the next two days. Wcslrum's teammates regard him as the best'In the business at catching' foul tips directly off the bat, arid they say lie has no peer at taking the high foul. They refer to him as "Iron Mike" in' sincere admiration for the game they've seen him play when they knew he was hurting practically all over. They like to have him on their side. SINES BODY SHOP SptcUliilnfi In Body ind Findfr Work, Painting. Siftly dltii. Upholitirlng, Stit Cenrt. 227 W. 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