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Fayetteville Boxer Wins State AAU Title That Guy Again Little Rock-Wi-Ten young boxers last night battled their way to open division championships and the right to represent Arkansas in "the national AAU tournament at Bostah-April 7-9. ' ' ''·'·Eighteen champions," open and .novice, were crowned in the finals -''of-the state AAU tourney here. ,;· ^'Results': 112 novice --Jackie ;f v Reeves, North Little Rock, dec. . Marvin Norman, North Little ·-· Pock, ,.' 112 open -- Jack Postelwaite, ; Hot'Springs, dee. Billy Quick, Little Rock. 119 novice--Bill Miller Fort . Smith, dec. Hary Moore, Conway; 119 oyen--Subby Valentl, Fort Smilh. TKO'd Bnbhy Mahan, Fay. ettevllle, 2:13 of second. 125 novice--Lonnle Miller, Fort Smith TKO'd Don Brown, Pine Bluff, 2:21 of third. ,.125 open--J. W. Gore. Wilson dec. Kenneth Brooks, Fayetteville IV AUrfN A. We listened to a discussion yet- terday involving some of the city's leading sports observers on' the 132 novice--James Smith, Conway, dec. Billy Carter, Conway. 132 open--Sonny Jenkins, Wilson; dec.-Joe Perry, Hot Springs. · 139 j novice--Tonimy Younls, North · Little Rock KO'd Weldon . Gilliani, Conway, 1:36 of second. 139 open--Scrappy Moore, Lit- II? Rock, TKO'd John Nash,, Little Rock 1:50 of second. 147--Gene Moore, Little Hock, TKO'd Ed Rlley, Fayetteville, 1:07 of second. 147 .open--Tommy Montgomery Pine Bluff, over Harsil Vire, Oark by default. 156 novice--Fred Mills, Conway, TKO'd Bill Ryan, Fayetie- ville. 1:1S of second. 156 open--Jim Stratton, Fayetteville, dec. Harold Burch, Wilton. 165 novice--Billy Younts, North Little Rock, dec. Dan Dempsey Conway. 165 open--Sonny Ingram, North Little Rock, TKO'd Don Newman Little Rock, 1:35 of first.' 178 open --Charles Reeves North Little Rock, dec. Bob Starr, Conway. ·Heavyweight--Bernis Duke, Little Rock," dec. Billy Ray Smith, Augusta. · question of picking an all-itate team in Arkansas. No conclusions were, drawn and we are ready to confess that it is a subject on which we have ho clear cut convictions. The point was brought up, however, (hat it is a little Incdnsistent lo select an all-state team that has seven centers and three juards. .That point was answered wilh the statement that four of the centers were picked for forward positions and one for a guard spot i£ teams be filled Ficihts Last Nioht (By tht Associated Prwi) ,of ,',, Lake Clt y-Jack- Nelson, 18 5,i West. Jordan. Utah, knocked out -Frank Buford, 210, Oakland, calif., 7, o Bangor, Me.-Charlie Slaughter, 130, Elizabeth, N. J., oulpointcd Hcrmie Freeman, 132, Bangor 10 _, Providence, R. L-Pierre Langlois 147, France, outpointed Phil Bur- tpn, 144, St. Louis 10. · -Trenton, N. J.-Charley Williams, . 146, New, N. J., outpointed Bobby Mann, 147, Trenton 12. . New Ydrk-Vince Martinez, 151, Patetson, N. J., stopped Sal Di- Marline,* Hartford, Conn. 6. iSehicago-Larry .Watson, - -IBS, Omaha, Outpointed Walter Hafer, 209,'Akron, Ohio 4. ' Keei it* with the ttvea--re** th» T'lOTH danr _- __ ·'.. " "·" ~ in order that out properly. It was stated that the centers on mpsl of the teams were the outstanding performers and that they were the'only logical selections. But opposed to that view point was the man who held that the centers were,»in most cases, dependent Upon the guards arid forwards who setup the plays and passed the ball into (hem. This fellow was of the opinion that an all-state team needed the best of he tall boys, able to dunk in the roints and rebound the ball. But n, addition . the ' all-state team needed its share of boys who could dribble the ball through an all- court press, handle the ball well enough to protect that narrow lead at the end of the game, and boys lhat could hit consistently from outside against a zone defense, and boys that could drive to the basket against a man to man defense. T And further, the gentleman in question held that defensive' play out front was an invaluable asset to an all-state' team. He said, he doubted If Pine Bluff's Jim Reed, Texarkana's Clint Otwell, or almost any of th,e other seven centers could do an adequate" job of sistent to us, and of the college coaches that we've talked to all concur on the idea, Is the close calling of fouls under the basket in high school games By calling fouls at the slightest contact in the battle for rebounds the taller boy is given an artificial advantage to fo along with his physical advantage over the short boy. That was'a thing that hurt Fay- ettevllle seriously in the tournament. But the big thing about that interpretation "of the rules is the abrupt transition that awaits high school players when they go out for college basketball. One coach stated that almost without exception the new boys that show up at his school want to quit after a couple of days under a baske' with Ihe varsity boys. "They just don't understand what is happening lo them. I've seen a lot of good boys that never were able to convert their play to the rugged, every-man-for-himsclf style of rebounding found in college."' . And the concensus, as we've found it, is that fouling rules under the basket should be relaxed $ little in high school in order to remove Ihe additional advantages lhat these calls give lo Ihe tall 3oy. defense out front, Or oil a mah- lo-man basis at a position olher lhan Ihe post. This was answered by the re- nark that the coaches who select Ihe-learn could hardly bass by a player like Mpnticeib's Dale Las"- sil'er, who was the mo'sl valuable nan on his team, In favor of some orward who did not figure In the scoring too well, or whole team ailed to advance to the finals of he tournamenl. As we said -- we don't know whats' right. We'd be happy to go along on the theory that centers, if voted for as forwards, could fill in at that position. Bill we are hard pressed lo believe lhal any of Ihem (Bass Trumbo cxccpled) could lake over a guard spol $nd play lhat position well. In other words, we'd give the A.A.A. a team composed of four big centers and a guard and take a pajr of big boVs for ourselves, Russ McConnell, .of FayetteVille, or a Claudie. Eubaoks, of Jjivaca, and bet that we'd win no4t of th'e time. . _Anolher thing that sgemi incon Officials Work Game From Sidelines; Call Ejpciimei,, A Success .Baltimore-(/P)-Two ' basketball officials who refereed the first half of the Baltimore-Milwaukee game last night while perched on lentil* judges' chairs agree it has some good possibilities. ' ' Charley Eckman and Julie Myers of the National Basketball Association's staff, called the game as the-Bullets defeated Milwaukee 91-BO. ' ' Eckman thoughl Ihe idea of gelling officials of the court had some merit Myers, who really wenl (or the plan, said "t thought il worked wonderfully well. It could rivolu- lionize the sport. We may have missed some unimportant fouls but We caught" every importanl one." He said there were a couple of blind spots but that these could probably, bf eliminated by putting chairs opposite foul lines instead of at the corners. ^ While Eckman. and Myers tooted their whittles'from the'lawn chalft, a third official-went-ont the hardwoods for jiihip ballj o when t (oul was called. taking nim ,, ihoTu "'.« h BScho01 » flnc M ^'^ center, i, show, $ f, ,,?.rri J i M , ,'" "° BCrs Ean:e a *" insl nne n i u f f - Cable B r . H * y . u, C Z ° bras " l| - slat = «"tor Jim Rccd, whose i p(77) Slandir ? ^'H ? ^ ^ hCad °' R ° ECrS ' Wa J'" e '^8" ( 7 / ) . Standing behind Lcnhman is Jackie Mnybcn-y Bob Weaver H s moving I,, for a possible . rebound and Billy Holme7(second from eft) looks on. Fine Bluff downed the Mountaineer, and went on t o n t t - UN UnsM--r*a ' A World of News Your Door Every Day at Training Camp Briefs Br Tht Associated Prtss Sarasota, Fla.--Veteran f i r s t v t m v 1 Johnn y M ' Z C of the New i i i Y / i , nltccs is "P lo his old tricks--hitting In the clutch. Mize, who figures to he used primarily as a pinch-hitler this year, socked a two-run double yesterday as Ihe Yanks downed the Boslon Red Sox, 7-4, al SI Petersburg. Phoenix.Ariz.--New York (llnnf Manager Leo Durochcr is upset over the performance of his NH- lional League .champions. Hjf regular pitchers arn being u v?i an misplays have cost Ihe Giants at least one same in heir duels with the Cleveland Indians. Yesterday, a second string of Indians beat tho Giants, 4-1), while » ' B" Giant squad thumped the .Chicago.-CubSi 16^3*- .!·· -:·»» Unbeaten SW Texas Is First Cpponenl For Tech In NAIB Tourney Kansas Cily-(/l')-Thc unbeaten Southwest Texas State Bobcats jumped inl" the battle for n Nat- iminl InlcrcKllcglalo NAin Backet- Iwll lotirnamcnl chumplnnshlp in the windu'i gnmc of first round 'lay tonighl. Snuthwe.-t Tcxiis will meet Arkiiiisns Tech UD-Oi of Russcll- i-ilio 111 the Insl of IG first-round K.imcii. The Tcxiins hiivc a record of 211 victories and no defeats. Two O thcr top seeded kvmis, Knstern Illinois of Ch«rlcston and Lawrence Tech of Detroit, also make their debuts. Eastern Illinois, seeded No. 2, will meet Huron S. D. College. Lawrence Tech follows ngainst W;ifHnirn of Topcka, Knn, an hour and a half ,'Big Seven Title And NCAA Berth Go To Kansas U. Lovellette Leads Joyhowks To Win Over Colorado Knnsus City - (fl). All · America 'lyde Lnvollettr nnrt his Unlvor- lly nf Kansas Jnvhnwk* will rcp- ·esCTt tho niq Seven Conference 'n tho Western Rtglnnnl NCAA I nynff) at Kansas City March Lovellotlf, 240. pnund scnlnr ·nl(r from Torre Haute. 'Incl linchod the Dl Seven title for CansRs with n 41-polnl perform- ncp thnt helpwl Pho« Allen's .lay- luiwks to * 72-65 victory over Colorado nl Boulder last night. Kansas Slate, which finished econd In conference play, knocked . "II Oklnhoma'ii Sooners 79-58 at j Manhattan but its hopei of «har- 1 ln» the title with Kansas failed when the Jiyhawki dumped Colorado. Here's what Lovelletle's 41-polnt nalvo did last nl«ht: 1--Set a new one game total record for Big Seven May, breaking the old mark of 39 he shared with Dick Knostman of Kansas State. 2--Gave him a 339 total for 12 Rig Seven games and a (154 total of 24 games all season. Thai's a league average of 2B..1 and 27.3 for the season. 3--Brought his three-year career mark to 1,747 point*. Lovelloltq, the nation's leading scorer among big college liars tried 29 shots against Colorado and hit IB /or 62 per cent. Oklahoma and Colorado f i n - ished the season In n tic for fourth am! fifth places with 4-1 records. The only Oklahoma player to d the season Irt the top 10 cauuc scorers was SJic'rinan Nor. on, *ho averaged 15.1 points for 24 games. KMTHWHT ARKANSAS TIMES, Ny.fNvfU*. ArkMM, ToMdoy, Morth 11, 1MJ Duquesne, St. Louis Swing Into Action in NIT Tourney Lakeland. Fla.-The D e t r o i t Tiger pitching staff is so,slim the squad's rookie hurlcrs are cellini! extra/friscrtcnt mound duty. "After 'you get beyond our first six or seven pitchers, we don't know just what we've got," said Manager Red Rolfe. A makeshift lineiri that included only Vic Wertz and Hoot Evers of list year's.regulars lost' ysterday lo Ihe Wnshinglon Senators, 4-1. Bradenfcon, Fla.--The Boston Braves will seek revenge loday TSainsl Manager Eddie Slanky's St. Louis Cardinals for yesterday's 8-5 setback when they'tanele at. St. Petersburg. Mesa, Ariz--Tho Chicago Cubs lave made their flrst_cut of the pring by sending pitcher Andy Varga to their Los Angeles farm lub. now training at Fullcrton, Calif. Big Westinghpuse Plant To Be Started Soon Little rtock-(/P)-Cnnstructlon Is expecled to start in 30 days on Ihe $6,00(1.000 Westlnghouse elcc- Iric lishl bulb factory on Lake Catherine near Hot Springs, Ark. Comlsker Joins LBS · Dallas-M'J-Charlle A. Comlskey II, former vice-president of Ihe Chicago White Sox, Joined Ihe Liborly Broadcasting Syslem as vice-president in charge of sports coverage. Itee. up with the tlmea--read the T1MKS dalll.' NCAA Comes Up With New Plan Of TV Control New York-W-The National Colleslate Alhlcllc Association (NCAA) has formulated plans for a new controlled video program Ihnl will prevent a small group of ·ollogcs from monopolizing the "'-vision networks In football this fall. The NCAA's TV committee met for the first time yesterday and recommended spreading t h e games on the widest basis possible. It also proposed two principles to aid In carrying out the program: 1. The widest possible participation by colleges in the 1952 program so that no one college or a small group of colleges will dominate football television during IB52. ; 2. The much greater participation of smaller colleges in the program. The committee stressed the dangers to the game of football it t few of the top teams are able to monopolize the video networks, "The resulting financial rewards would create far greater temptallons ihah any yet known to the game and would place irresistible premiums on developing winning teams," the committee aald In a statement. Sugar Ray To Defend Title For One Buck San Franclsen-(/!l-M!drilcweighl chnmp Sugar Ray Robinson will draw his paycheck and box hte fln»l practice rounds today for hli title defense ujalnnt Cflrl (Bobo] Olson Thursday night. Promoter W l l l l n m Kync -till give Robinson $1--fhc champ's share of the purse. Profits go to the Damon llunyon cancer Mind. Robinson passed up a workout yesterday becnune manager George Oalntorri was fe.lrful of drawlnj his fighter to top nhape too early So Robinson spenl most of tho afternoon entertaining war veterans at Lettermnn Army Hospital. Olson, of Honolulu, spurred with Bobby Jones of Onklnnd Calif., and plans to go a few more rounds today. "I guess my guy Isn't a miracle man. Hobo's manager Ski Flaherty said. "11 takes him much longer to gel Into fighting condl- tion.. There is lltlln or no belling M Robinson Is the overwhelming favorite. He knocked oul Olson In Ihe 12lh heat in a 1950 Philadelphia fliht. Biskelbill kores NIT Qiarler-rinali La Snlle 51, SI. John's Bkn, 45. St, Bo.nnventure 70, Wasttrn Kenlucky 99. ' · I NIT First Haunt Holy Crosi 77, Seattle 72. NAIB Tournament Montana Stale 82, American International 11(1, , Murray (Kv) Stale 12, Centenary (La) 44. Hamllne «1, Tampa 8S, ' James Milllkln 101, Elon 69. Whllworlh 71, Wisconsin State BO. f . Indiana Slate 78, Falrlelfh- Dlcklnson 72. ' ' ,? . Springfield' (M6)" 'SHl'le kl, Cliardon Tchrs 6(i; " " ' ? Portland 84, Flndlay 62. Columbia 67, Cornell 46. Kansas Stale 79, Oklahoma 58, Kansas 72, Colorado 5B. ' UCLA 60, Waihlniton 50. N«w Yo-rk-(/p)-Eddle. Hlckej Moore, whose St. Loulu UrilvtrsK i·:- ly and Duqutsne teams make tMt' : ; first appearances In the Natl«i»'» Invitation Basketball Tournament''if (lid a little scouting from the tip- i! matrs press box at Madison Square * Harden ]»«l night. . : They were somewhat' less 1m-' prcused by what ihfy jaw. than th«'. 18.31(1 fans who watched St, Bonaventure and LaSalle make Iheli.': wsy inio Ihe semi-finals and Holy : Cross.come through belatedly Wltk ii smashing first-round victory'. .-;' St. Bonavcnlurc, nlmosl blow-; : ...B a huge lead, barely oullastei ' Western Kentucky, 70-81?. LtSallc' i provided In* tournament's first real upset, whipping thlrd-teedtd SI. John's of Brooklyn. St-48. ; Holy Cross came through with i flashy final quarter lo rout Seattle University, 77-72. . j · The fans, giving noisy expret- . slon to iheir enthusiasm, app»irfnt- : ' ly loved il all. And If they were ! disappointed In the showing of, some of the publlclted start, they' found a couple of record breakers to admire. · 5 · I-aSalle's Norm Grekln broke- the tournament record for foul shooting when he netted IS fret throws In the second game. Se-' nine's little Johnny O'Brien. wh« scored more than 1,000 polnis iur- ing the regular season, wiped out that mark In the next game with IS, although he wit held to Hire*! 'Iclrt goals. . . : Between them they erased thtL NIT record of 1J fret tbWM,: made by Jack Kerrls of Loyola «C ; ChlcagoHJrfi (to and O'BrW equaled the Garden record f t II, ; mad« in 1B47 by Mae Ottco ef Bowling Green. : . Tonight It's Diiqiwne .. Holy CrOM and St. Lfeitt at Dayton in the remaining qui final fames. Dufluetne.- iot Louie, seeded first and **c~-«,, drew byes while Dayton trMtheid New York University. ll-M, list Saturday. : Mier«M H tk* ·May LMIM Ltafyt Sllv«rm«n'i downed Glenn'n Dairy .1-1. while Ward'l Ice Crcnm defeated J. K. »nd Milady, 2-1. Trl-Slntt '.T'.'S "L ,'.«"«"* l«i wlnnlnf 3-1 ·vcr c»niDl)en-B f II. OMrk "' lonrc, ,.;,,, , 91 . 4 L«»n ttuncllnii Trl-Sl.te Sales Co. sitvermnn't OKjrk Clennern Wall street E W suiion i- Holium B-c«d J, remnhcl'-B«ii ....'.".'.'.'.".'.'.".'.' : ". K. » n i Mcadv"":::; " B f t n t o n s Snack R-r. _."" Z9 L.--..I. Bo.n Cirlhum '" _ A ."?«£ F-mt. four pnlnl If i to Mitt! IT yo^'ra not taking this newspaper r»ju- brly, call iha earrlar »ho s e r v t t yo.ur ·alghbors, or phene IM lo dart delivery. It's toe .idling to 4l · THESE ore; days of dramatic developments and unexpected happenings in tht world of new.. In rapid-lire order evenlB of tremendous significance are making headlines no on« can afford to mjss. More than ever in time? like thew, you need to have ALL the Importanl new* ol Ihe day delivered righl lo your front door-in a handy, thrifty "rxickags" lhat provide, hours of enjoyabl* reading! For, besides being a complttt chronicle of global and local events, it brings you Up-to-the-minute newt Iroijj tht worlds ol iporti, faihlona, finance, business, amusements, eduecrtlon, religion, and all the other afcsorbins interest* of modern life. Plus, the topmost comic, and ffatu'rtt to enter- tarn every mtmbtf of the family! Truly, nothing. Mat gtvtt you so much reading tnloymtnt,'or tells you so qiuch oboul whot'a happening htr* and ·vtrywbtre! NORTHWEST ARKANSAS TIMES H"nlin« Arftriiiicti 'i NAIB 7{ansas City - (/[",' - I l e f e n n c :hamn|nn Hamllne advanced to the second round plnv IT the NallonsJ Inlcrcollenlalc NAIB Tournament. Not white, not Wheat, nnt rye but t flavor blend nf all three-- Junfe't Roniin Meal Bread. 1M»-tf ···.Tin VtnMM aM feiKk WIM l*eMH, GABE COOPER mt Cee» M »IUi the Ik* Tlum Nature has milled upon thin fin* whiiky! Rich, light Straight Kentucky Bourbon with that old-fashioned flavor... 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They will include bluchers, wing tips, moccasins, French toes, straight tips, and slip- ons ... in tans, browns, blacks, two- tones, ventilateds, "slight whites," nylon mesh, etc. It will be a perfect opportunity to see and select exactly what you want in new spring and summer shoes and to discuss your shoe problems with Mr. Barbee, who has had many years' experience fitting Nunn- Bush shoes. Cowin', Shoe Store Ml ··. L««t i I. CENTIR ·\

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