Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 2, 1952 · Page 7
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 7

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 2, 1952
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Rose Opens Cage Practice; Seeks 10 Good Men Glen Rose opened spring basket-,* ball practice at the University yesterday. He was greeted by 20 candidates -- 10 of them lettc-rmen. Rose told his charges at the stai he was looking for 10 men tha could play without weakening th team, and that he planned t spend the entire spring sesslo getting acquainted with the ind vidutl talents on the' team, "I want a picture of each play «r," he said, "and the best an fairest way J know to get it is t witch you in scrimmage." He tol ,. tjearn that he \yanted to giv Wy-.qne of them:' 1 affair '(Shane " ' them:' his afiility "tci'-'go'od -i(l · ' " ' " " AskewftAwfii Porkers from- 19" ,.,,, .hand to ,heJ] eUrteil The two-'-Mrtferrtd'-p'ria to ; the opening -of: tije.^'f terno^H 1 workout on personnel" as-Rbs.e-jtft tempted to get-some' of. the "play er's names in imnii;'-."- .'" Rose told the isq'uadr that the first three day**'pf^pfaict1cc^wll be devoted to fundamental 'drills but that starting Friday t'each/af ternoon will he taken up in scrim mage using the single post offense Ke stated that he plans to Jnstal no specific plays this spring. The team will observe the University's spring vacation, Jeavirn the campus Friday, April 11, anc returning Monday, April 14. In his initial talk to the team Rose informed his men that his first requirement in a boy is hating to lose. "I don't want anyone out hers that doesn't want to win,' he said. "We're going to. try and have Eome^ fun out here this spring, but just remember --it's never any fun to lose." Rose indicated that he plans to put an emphasis on free throws by directing the team to carefully practice that phase of the game before and after every practice session. Once the drilis got under way there was a rugged spirit of enthusiasm and competition evident as the players embarked on an 18-day period of impressing the new coach. Rose moved from one end of the court to the other, occasionally halting action to give a word of instruction. At the end of the drills Rose declined to comment on his first impressions, saying that he needed to know the players much better in order to make a fair appraisal. He said he, might make a search for junior college talent if he feels help is needed in some phase of the game; Bui he added that he won't know about that until after ·pring practice is completed. Pittsburgh--Art Henri, 194, New York, knocked out Lula Sabotin, 179, Warren, O., 2, Sun-Tilt V*nttl*fi Blind' thmilnum and Ouch In* Awning* Ahmlnnm Winflftwt ami DMT tcretnt ·rpanwntal Irvn »*reh««, tacts, SUfFwa GABE COOPER Mil 441 *«,_ Uevti Peoria Tops Kansas In Last Seconds Of Olympic Playoff New York-fPj-The record books* will show t h a t Clyde Lovellette of Kansas racked up the hightst three-year scoring total of any player T ;ip , history--an. astounding 1,88SvJibihts-vbut's the big guys', jyiy-'.iiivjr,-forget art the jwo he.flui^jjjflakiB.vf ···;·£·' The '-liupj^ii 1 : : cQt\n£'.'scourge 'ffoin .Ka'ipias''missedjperhaps the 'most Impc$^.flt v 6tiot7of his'lif "a dinky old'pQe-footer" last night as his team dr'oppe'd a tingling 6260 decision : to the Peoria Caterpillars in the finalVof the Olympic Basketball ; -,Tq«rnament. Peoria, the".AAu champion, won the game when Howie Williams connected with a 20-foot one- hander with eight seconds to go. But if you talk to anyone who ;aw the game--there were 6,234 n Madison Square Garden lasl night--they'll tell you Lovellctte's muff of a simple layup was the Jig story. With the score tied 60-80'»nd 15 seconds left, Lovellelt'e eleitri- :ied the small but noisy. cfoiVd by stealing the ball from ''Peoria's Marcus Freiberger. The 240-pound giant-lurnber^d down the court and, jto his iur prise, found nary a defender-under the Caterpillar, -'goal;; ;' i ,Th*re vcre two Kansas teamrnaifes!. ii"" Either side of the basket:-V " ' Lovellette strode in--all by hiitf- elf--and went to dunk one of the easiest baskets he'd ever made. The ball wouldn't behave, hough, and rolled off to the left. "I felt sick," said the record- ireaking All-America later. "After making all those tougher baskets had to go and blow that dinky »ld one-footer." After the hisloric miss, Ronnie Bontemps of Peoria raced in and rabbed the rebound as the clock pun toward the zero mark. Bontemps turned and fired the tail down the court to Williams, who took two steps and let fly vith a high-arching one-hander.' This lime the ball cut the cords, limaxing some of the most heated asketball seen here this season. As a result of its hard-earned ictory, Peoria is the supreme uler of amateur basketball in this ountry. Five of the - Caterpillar layers have qualified for the . S. Olympic team, «nd with .iven members from Kansas and vo from the Phillips Oilers, will ourncy to Finland this summer or the international competition Almost lost in the scuffle last ight was Phillips' 92-58 romp REPLACEMENT FOR KURLAND? Lovellelfe Would Be Interested - New York-Wj-Coaches .of professional basketball teams look at Kansas' titanic Clyde Lovellette these days and just drool. ' They can-keep" on,drooling, as far as the '6-fobt-E scoring wizard from Terre Haute, Ind., Is concerned. "I don't want any part of pro- ball," Lovellette said today. A senior who graduates In the spring, Kansas' great center said he has numerous feelers from professional teams and 'the figures he's, heard have been tempting. "But I'm t h i n k i n g about my career," he said. "I'd rather get with one of the AAU teams like the Phillips Oilers or Peoria Caterpillars. Go into business and play biskctbal .on the side. Those are my plins.'\ ·?'Wrirri floating around the Olympic tHtfi here is that :3ob Kurland, the pjlers''7-fool veteran, will re- season and a young man namei Lovellette will step into his shoes ·"The Oilers haven't talked tc me but I'd certainly be intercster in going with them," Lovellett said. If the feiant I n d i a n a n , who nou weighs 244 pounds, were lo gi pro his services would be subjec lo the N a t i o n a l Basketball Association d r a f t , with territorial rights and feam standings a factor. Unconfirmed reports arc t.ial the j Ft. Wayne Pistons of! rrd the basket-shooting robot a salary of 515,000 a year. "Ft. Wayne has talked to me," Lovel'etle said. "So have Boston, Milwaukee, and Philadelphia." An oak-like hulk of a man with a sensitive touch, Lovclletie scorr ed a record 1,838 points during his three-year career and averaged more than 24 points-a game. His average this year was 28 plus a fraction points, liigh among the tire from active piny after this (nation's major'colleges. Stengel Feels His Yankees Are Best In American Loop --that's why it's America's top-selling Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey! IffiOER THAN EVW VAIUE. STIll ONIY over tournament-tired LaSalle the consolation game. The Oilers led by Bob Kurland's 17 points iimply had too much for the outclassed Explorers. . Carter Makes Second Title Defense Good Los Angeles-OT-Jimmy Carter letained his world's lightweight title today after boxing his way to i unanimous decision over challenger Lauro Salas in a rousing 15-rounder. Although piling up a good margin of victory with his sharp lunching- last night, the champion .rom New York never did solve he flailing style of the willing Lauro. "He never did hurt be, but I couldn't figure him out," the champion said after the fight He carried a little cut above his left eye, but otherwise wasn't noticeably marked. In the final two rounds, the challenger -- California's featherweight champion who hails from Monterrey, Mexico, but now lives in Los Angeles -- took the piny away from Carter. The champion was on the canvas in the 15th. Scored as a three-count knockdown by the referee, Abe Roth, despite a count of four by the timekeeper, there was some dis- put about how the champion went 3own. Salas' supporters and he Plenty among the crowd of 7,678, said the champ was knocked .here. Jimmy, in his dressing room ater, said he was off balance and fell as Lauro swung. The crowd paid 531,462.38 to see :he battle at the Olympic Auditorium as Carter defended his 135- pound title for the second time since winning it from Ike Williams last year. Carter at 134 had a three-pound weight bulge. He was more than « 4-1 favorite but had lo fight all he way.. Referee Abe Roth saw 10 rounds for the champion and ive for Salas. Judge Frankie Van icored it 11 for Carter, one for alas and three even. Judge Joe tone had nine for the champion hree for Salas and three even Coe Added To Field For Colonial Tourney Fort Worth, Texas-Wj-Charles Coe, the former National Amateur Champion from Oklahoma Cily, today was added to the field for the $15,000 Colonial National Invitation Golf Tournament. It brought the entry list to 32, with 30 professionals and two a m a - teurs. Billy Maxwell, the current national amateur king, already had accepted an invitation to piay in the tournament. St. Petersburg, Fla.-W)-Joe DiMaggio is gone, but Manager Casey Stengel still thinks his New York Yankees will win their fourth successive A m e r i c a n League pennant. Despite the loss of the Yankee Clipper, Stengel believes he has Hog Baseballers Open Against Aggies Friday Th« Arkansas baseball team lakes the field Friday »ft;rnoon asninst the Cowboys from Oklahoma A. and M. in the season opener. The two teams will square off again Saturday in a second game. The starting lineup !or the series will have anywhe-e from Ihree to six lettermen in it, depending upon the pitcher and outfielder. Very much coiv.Trned over a batting slump Ills charges have been in the past wee.', or so, Coach Hill Ferrcll reports, "our hitting has definately been below par--we've been getting about three or four runs a game, an even with the betttr-than-aver s pitching 1 expert, that won' be enough against a ball club HI; Ihe Aggies." It Is for this reason that (we outfield positions lemain toss-ups As it stands now, Fencll will use .he following on Friday-- (in this batting order)--Prank KJschcl, cf Jim Rinehart, 2b; Bob " R e d 1 Warren or Harold Pridemore, if L,ewis Carpenter, Ib; Lamar McHan or Jimmy Smith, rf; Francis ..oiig, 3b; Lyle Wiikerson, c; Billy Jowden, ss; and righthanders Walt Ccarns, Charles · Brown or Edsel ix on the mound.. Fcrrell will have in readiness or a four game stint next week igainst Buena Vista of S t o r m ,ake, Iowa, «nd Wipona State \-hrs., of Minnesota--pitchers Silly Blagg, Bob Linebarier, Lanar Mclian «nd J. W. Walker. Ml but Linebarier .ire righthand- rs. Hemus Tops Card Batten In Spring Games Dlympic Cage Squad Named New York-(fll-Hpre Is the 14- the best outfield in the circuit. For] '"an squad, plus eight alternates. that matter, he is convinred the ; w h l c h will represent the United ' States ,'" lhc ol ' m P ic basketball HdSinki """ Yankees own th» loop's greatest catcher, the best infielders and the top pitching trio. | selected from AAU teams Col- The only thing that can stop the 1 '°K e affiliation in jarenthcs|s -- Yankecs is injuries, Stengel believes. "Yogi Berra, Joe Collins and Billy Martin have been out with leg injuries," said Casey. "For- l u n ' t e l y for us, all arc expected to be ready to play either.before or by opening day." Although Stengel claimed he had the best outfield, he was at * loss to name his three regular picketmen. For that matter, with 11^»" the exception of Berra behind the ' ·- ' plate, Phil RJzzuto at shortstop and Joe Collins at first base?, the Old Professor still hasn't been able to make a starting lineup. Until further notice, the out- 'icld picture, shapes up this way: Mickey Manllo and Hank Bauer will alternate In right field. Jackie Jensen and Bob Cory will be two- Ran Bontemps (Bclolt), Frank McCnbe (Marqucttc), Marcus Frel- bci-Rer (Oklahoma), Dan Pippin (Missouri) and Howie Williamj (Purdue), all of Peoria, 111., Caterpillars, and Wayne Glasgow (Oklahoma) and Bob Kurland (Oklahoma .A. and M.) of Phillips Oilers. Selected from University of Kansas as representatives of the college loams arc Clyde Lovellette, Ten ' e Haut'e, Ind.; John Keller, Page City, Kan.; Bill Llcnhard - platooned in center and Woodling will be the regular left fielder. The injury to Marlin, the pending call to service of Gerry Coleman and the sudden rise of rookie Andy Carey has changed the entire complexion of the infield. Indications are t h a t ' C o l e m a n will open the season at second, provided he is rejected for Marine service. In that rase, 1951 Hookie- of-the-Year Gil McDougald will play third. Should Coleman pass his physl- n Kclley, McCune, Kan and Charles Hoag, Oak Park, 111. Alternates -- Tom Gola and Norm Grekln, LaSalle; Ron McGilvray, St. John's of Brooklyn: Bill Hamilton, Southwest Missouri Slate of Springfield; Jack Stone and Bill Donovan, Hollywood Mc- Goes, and Bob Wallace and Bruce Heffloy. U. S. Air Force of Tinker Field, Okla. Portland, Me.--Bob Stecher, 166, Portland, Me., stopped Charle Goulart, 157, Cambridge, Mass., I and Carey will be the regula Ihlrd baseman. Martin, hobbling on a broken left foot, is not ex peeled to be ready until May 1 Until he was burl, he looked llki the answer to second base. In Vic Raschl 21-10, Allit Reynolds 17-B and Ed Lopat 219, the Yankees possess three of th cal, McDougald will play second best pitchers in naieball. Come In and See Us About Our Eoiy Payment Plan on Rt-Modeling Your Home, Building N«w Garog·, Chicktn Hout* or Milk lorni, tte. ALSO W. Havt Old and N.w Philco Rtfrigtraton ·nd FrMnn Clifton lumfcr Co. '. Wwt Nrt, Ark. , , TCI! ll'i ·miilnri Cllll.nS' rimo«i luper-ki-rr. blidei ihive you Ibe «ulck . . . elein . . . ttiy v.-aj. A (WILDS' blade nukei ibivlni i plriiuia Imturt of i tfinre, you'll nevtt know how ihiv- Inj cir ht rhlliTi pl lr until you ih»ve with a CHILng' blltfr. May t,. lotfiy! KODBLt EDOK-- 8INHLK CDGE OUACA.NTIEi nil utMietloi tr 4«blt rtni nonejr kick. 4 f*r only lie LEAVES YOUR FACE SMOOTH AS A CHILD'S RAZOR BLADES Br The AwMhM Pnn · The dossier on Solly llemui, St, Louis Cardinal Inflelder, has a new enlry under the column called "attributes." Last spring only the Intangible "hustle" wa» lilted but now "good hitler" has been added. Hcmus Is probably the most Improved player on Manager Eddie Slanky's squad. Th» former Navy c!' f . y officer from Sun Diego, Cullf., It bnnglng Grapefruit League pitching nt · .500 clip, a pace, ol course, which will decline. Hemus' h i l l i n g Is not just -» flash in the pan. He improved vastly d u r l n n the latter half of Ihe 1951 season. He wound tip the ycnr with a .281 mark but sockrrt a Julry .344 clip from mid-July on. Hemus pounded nut a triple and two singles yesterday as the Cards defeated the Detroit Tiger?, 5-0, at St. Petersburg, Fla. The blows increased his record to 16 hits in .10 trips. Veterans Cliff Chambers ind lied Hunger blanked the Tigers on seven hits. The shutout was the sixth this spring for the Red Bird staff. The Cleveland Indians made i six straight over the New Yorl Giants by beating the Nntionn League champions, 7-4, at Denver Third-inning home runs by Larr; Doby and Al Hospn off Max Ia nlcr featured the Indian drive. A Dark banged out a horncr, triple and single for the losers.· Brooklyn smashed C I n c I n nail's six-game winning streak by crushing the Reds, 7-3, nt Tampa Fla. Carl Furilln and Dick Wil- llnms collected three hits eich to lead the Dodger nttack, The New York Yankees tmrri 'our runs In the ninth I n n i n g al Orlindo, Fla., to defeat the Wash ngton Senators, 5-2. Robin Roberts got Ills lumps »t facksonvllle, Fin., BS the tJoston Braves pounded him for 13 hits o smear the Philadelphia Phillies, 0-4. The SI. Louis Browns came up vlth two five-run rallies to de- cat the Pittsburgh Pirates, 10-4, t Houston, Texas. Hookle Jimmy Dyck sewed It up with a grand- lam pinch-hit homer In tht fifth lining, Hank Sauer belted i two-run lomer to puce the Chlcngo Cubs o a 4-2 triumph over the Chicago White Sox In a night gime at San ntonlo, Texas. Keel up with ih Umn--nti H» TMB8 Jill*. .Arkansas SPORTS IOITHWEST ARKANSAS TIMfS, Fayirt.villt, ArkflMM. WednMdoy, April 2, 1932 PLAN TO BUILD It* Our Mitnlil Gtl Oar Prten. Try Our ferric*. DrKE LUMBER CO. 101 Si. ChtrlM Bad Weather Cuts Out Practice For Masters Tourney down on tnu roof ol the Augu cd out at tho rain and «a!d, "ruin or shino, this course doesn't scare me like it used to," .Burke is choice picking for a first cln.'s finish Sunday, at th« close of tho Masters.. White' Plains, N. Y . -- R a l p h I TlRcr Jones, 153, Yonkers, N. Y., outpointed Tommy Bazzano, 152, wn. Conn., fl. dpalt gin rummy or sat at w i n d o w and fretted. i The wetilhrr wns had yesterday ] --4(1 hours before nimuiing Uai la ] for thu 16th Miisturti Champion-' ship. It was liot and humid. The course, wns 'officially ciostd most of the day and a guy couldn't even go out and hit a few practice shots for · the first major tourtum'ent M (be year, ihe first leg of tho a n n u a l "tempting throe" --the Masters, National bpc.n and Professional G o l f Association championship.^ Jack Burko'Jr., who won four straight winter .circuit tournaments but failed to win big money in his last two tournaments, look- '/; GALLON Vanilla Ice (ream 64c Hallond Urn. loclctr Mont EVERYTHING M PIUMIINO uni FAYETTEVILLE IRON and METAL CO. OOVtRNMINT AVL Time to eat is time for Coke When you have lots ol appetite! but little time, i tasty aanilwich nml Coke--right in its frosty bottle--arc » big help. ISTTHI, IIMOII «uTNoi'i» MTITIVIUI COCA-COU KTUINO COMPANY, HWM 14 ' _.. . ..,.0im,*

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