The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 5, 1955 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, January 5, 1955
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, JANUARY B, 19SB Walnut Ridge Easy for Chicks In NEA Tourney; Dyess Wins Dyess Defeats Wilson Twice Girls Triumph 64-35 While Boys Win / Over Bulldogs 69-43 WILSON — Dyess 1 high flying Eagles hung a double defeat on Wilson's Bulldogs here last nigh with the girls winning 64-35 anr 1 the boys victorious 69-43. In the girls game Taff pushec 30 points through the nets to leai the Eagles to victory while C Nicholson paced Wilson with 20. In the boys' game Wilson came off with the high point man of the night but that was about the only glory the Bulldogs could claim. Peepers of Wilson scored 1! points to cop the high point honors but Dyess had the better scoring balance. Gray with 16 points led Dyess while Rogers got 10 and Hall and Kennedy 6 each. Girls' Game Wilson PCS. C. Nicholson 20 F Dyess 13 Benton 8 Proffit 30 Taff Humphreys James Franks J. Bowen 8 F A. Nicholson 6 F G. McNabb G Whitaker G Jean Bowen G Substitutes: Wilson — Casey 1, Jones, Chandler, Camper, L. McNabb Wllkey, Greenwell, Nunnally Dyess — Engle 3, Balch 10, Kimbrall, Modesitt. Chappie, Gray Boys Game Wilson Peepers 19 Crain 5 Trannum 8 Chandler 2 McAfee 1 Pos. F F C Q a Dyess 6 Jones 10 Rogers 16 Gray 6 Ward 8 Hall Kennedy Substitutes: Wilson 8. Rogers, Carpenter, Chism, Colburn- Dyess — Darnell 3, B. Williams 2, Richards 8, G. Williams 4, Barnes 6. Golden Gloves Tourney Tonight Caruthersville's Elimination Meet Starts at 8 p.m. CARUTHERSVILLE — The three- day Golden Gloves elimination tournament begins at 8 o'clock at the Armory here. The boxing matches are sponsored by the Caruthersvllle Junior Chamber of Commerce and they will continue through Friday night. Winners of the local tournament will compete in the sikeston tournament the following week. As well as Caruthersville boxers, boys from Canalou, Mo., and possibly Cape Girardeau will participate in the tournament here. Tech to Play In Senior Bowl Meet Tonight By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Arkansas Tech'.s high-scoring Wonder Boys will battle powerful Mississippi Southern, the defending champion, in the first round of the Senior Bowl Basketball Tournament tonight at Mobile, Ala. ,. Host Spring Hill will .meet Memphis State and the two winners will clash tomorrow night for the title. Spring Hill won the Gator Bowl tourney. . In last night's games involving Arkansas college teams. Arkansas State lost a • high-scoring duel to Northeast Louisiana State, 104-91, in a game nt Monroe, La.; ,and Hendrix nosed Beebe Junior College. 60-58. Bill Bradley of Northeast Louisiana swished 22 free throws tied teammate Melvin Gibson for high point honors with 30. Bill Gatlin scored 23 for Arkansas State. Tribe in Action Again Tomorrow JONESBORO — Hitting one of their best scoring balances of the year, Blytheville's Chickasaws rolled into the quarter finals of the Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament here last night with an easy 79-40 victory over Walnut Ridge. The Chicks, paced by little Freddy Akers, looked better than they have at any time this season, hitting a big percentage of their shots and playing a good defensive game. The game was one of the seven reeled off in yesterday's opening session. In other results Rector beat Marked Tree 63-46, Batesvlle tripped Paragould 63-45, and Jonesboro mauled Greene County Tech 70-42. In B division games Dyess' Eagles knocked off one of the pre-tourney favorites, Marmaduke, 64-59 while Grubbs beat McCormick 76-59 and Ash Flat whipped swifton 78-64. More Action Today Tournament action - resumes to day with more first round games. Harrisburg and Manila were scheduled to clash at P a.m. today with Nettleton playing Poughkeepsie at 10:30, Black Rock meeting -Cash ai 1:30, .and Piggott and Augusta playing at 3 p.m. Tonight Hoxie and Forrest City are slated to clash at 7:30 with Leach ville playing Marianna at 9, Akers scored 20 points to lead the Chicks to their win. But he was followed by Charles Abbott with 12 and Bobby Jones and fiarl Hyde with 10 each. After the first eight minutes ol play the Chicks held a 24-14 lead. They worked it to a 20-point, 44-24, margin at halftime and after three quarters they led 60.36. The Chicks will not see action jain until 2:30 p.m. tomorrow when they play the winner of the Piggott-Augusta game today. Dess Surprises Although not a major upset, Dyiss' win over strong Marmaduke was somewhat of a surprise. Marmaduke had been tabbed one of he teams to beat in the B division .fter impressive wins over Nettle- on and Class A Leachville. Gray, Dyess' six foot, six incii uard, paced the Eagles' scoring 1th 36 points while Vangilder and Williams each got 11 for Marma- ,uke. Dyess swings back into action at • p.m. tomorrow when it meets Grubbs in a quarter final match. lyess Fos.' Marmaduke Jones 10 F Vanglider 11 Ward 6 P Campbell 1U B. WHIIami C Rolnolds 3 ray 38 G Williams 11 Hall 3 G Kent Substitutes: Dyess — Rogers 7, Gray, Barnes. Marmaduke — Ray Wycoff 5, Washington 5, Dickey. Blytheville Pos. Walnut Ridge (8) Gill (4) Edmondson Cobb (8) Abbott (12) Hodges (6) Jones HO Akers (20) (14) Combs (4) Hilburn (8) Turbeyviile Substitutions: Blytheville — Hyde 10), Langston (3), Edgmon (6), Stanley <4), Bratcher. .Walnut lidge—weir (2), Marlin, McLeocl, Jouse, South, Grid Coaches Vote For Sub Rule Change By MURRAY ROSE NEW YORK (AP) — Unless the NCAA Rules Committee vetoes the coaches, there will be more liberal substitution rule in college football next fall. Football Deaths Continue to Rise And Expert Says Increase Will Mount In Next Two Years NEW YORK (#j—Football deaths continued to rise in 1954, and in :he opinion of.Dr. Floyd Eastwood of Los Angeles State College will increase even more in the next two years. Dr. Eastwood's 23rd annual report to the American Football :oaches Assn. last night showed 25 deaths last season — highest since 1949 and almost 7 per cent .bove the average in the 23 years records have been kept. It was he second straight season deaths lave increased. The report indicated faulty equipment was a major factor rather ;han the increased physical strain of one-platoon football. Most in High Schools In fact, most of the 25 fatalities occurred in high school football, which has retained the two-platoon system. The report listed 19 deaths directly attributable to the sport. Most of the other six fatalities iverf aid to heart conditions, not orig- nating in football play. , Among,recommendations made to :he APCA Board of Trustees: 1. A complete physical examination for players before the season | and at midseason. | 2. That no boy with a history of heart abnormalities be allowed to play. 3. That every concussion be X- rayed immediately. 4. That players suffering serious concussions be barred from fur- her play. 5. That no institution be allowed It won't be any return to the two-platoon game by far, but will make life a little easier fo the coaches, especially those with thin-manned squads. " Recommendations for easing tru sub rule, for strengthening the rul on "sucker" shifts, and changin the kickoff rule to make for more spectacular kicks were made night by the Rules Committee of, the American Football Coaches Assn The three recommendations are ex pected to be approved by an over whelming margin by the coachej themselves today. Up to Committee Then it will be up to the NCAA Rules Committee, which meets here Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday The NCAA group overruled th coaches two years ago when they tossed out the unlimited substitution two-platoon rule, but is expected to go along with them this time. The new football sub rule woul( allow any player who starts a quarter to re-enter once during the same quarter. A player who doesn't star the quarter may not re-enter. The present rule doas not permit a player to return in the same quarter in which he is withdrawn except for the final four minutes of the second and fourth quarters. The "sucker" shift recommendation was directed at linemen. A note would be added to the present rule saying "once a lineman has taken his place on th« line scrimmage and assumed or simulated a three or four-point stance, thereafter there can be no movemenl before the start of play." But if he merely takes a two-point stance with his hands on his knees, he still may move. To permit more "spectacular' 1 kickoffs, a tee may be used to elevate the ball three inches instead of one inch as at present. to play a football game unless physician is on duty on the field. 6. That continued and increasing emphasis on tackling and blocking practice be maintained throughout the season. Sports Roundup— Archie Moore Wants Marciano By ED CORRIGAN (For Gayle Talbot) NEW YORK W—Archie Moors, vho wants to fight Rocky Marciano or the heavyweight championship, LS eager if nothing else. He's been | conducting a one-man campaign to [ get a title shot, and a Jong tele- ! gram ws have in hand signed by i Archie proclaims he has spent thousands of dollars in the process. He says he figured he would get the run-around so he decided to conduct his own campaign. As for the other contenders; Don Cockell "A nonentity"; Nino Valdez— "handled him like a schoolboy"; Marciano—"I know 1 can whip j him." Fighting words. picture." +~ Kuc May Run The co. 'ing indoor track season would get a king-sized shot in the arm if the Russians permit Vladimir Kuc. their world 5,000 meter record holder, to run here. Dan Ferris, the AAU's chief inviter of foreigners, said he's afraid he may have invited Kuc too late. But he had to wait until he received clearance to tender the invitation. It would be interesting to see Kuc hook up with Horace Ashenfelter, the FBI man, who probably could run from nere to MOSCOW without taking a second breath. Fish 'Parachute 7 To Remote Ponds CONCORD, N. H. (Jl — The Fish and Game Department has a new setup, it is "Operation Fish-drop." Some 50,000 baby trout — measuring one to three inches — have been dropped paratrooper fashion, sans parachute, into 24 remote Granite State ponds. The Airborne fingerling fish are dropped from tanks of fresh water at an average height of 200 feet. Investigations showed nearly all the fish survived the drop. Trainer Career Out for Louis CHICAGO Orl— "I'm having a lot of luck with these boys but a career as a fight trainer is out." That was Joe Louis, former world's heavyweight boxing champion, talking. . Louis' stock as a fight trainer skyrocketed the last couple oi weeks after his tips to Paul Andrews and Gil Turner brought • about upset victories for both fighters. And a couple of days ago, Freddie Sommers, manager of German middleweight Pe'te'r Mueller nounced that Louis would help OFFICE SUPPLIES "1001 Items You Need" Call 2-2513 We Deliver Figure With Us on PRINTING MORRIS Across From City Hall Vote From Tup Report from Tug Wilson, United States Olympic chieftain: "We're much better off in. every way for the 19a6 Olympics than we were at a similar stcige of the '52 games. I don't think there ever was more Interest. Right now, our big problem is to perk up in sports we don't specialize in lite Greco- Roman wrestling. Some of the other countries are becoming so proficient at our specialties like track and field that we've got to improve in other sports to stay up with them in the over-all j train his fighter, "I sure have had a lot of luck." said Louis, "but training as a career is out. I help those boys as a favor to them or their managers. I could never make as much money as a trainer as I do refereeing wrestling matches." PICKARD'S GROCERY & MARKET I Fresh Oysters • Country Hams • Pure Country Sorghum • Fruit Cake Ingredients • Fruit Cakes Nationally Advertised & Fancy Groceries 2-2043 Call In We Deliver Come In 1044 Chick srof AT OUR tor NEXT rute rot/'* m MISSCO IMPLEMENT CO. South Highway 61 Phone 3-4434 Earl Hyde Strength in Reserve 8 Plane Trips to Kansas City Necessary in AL This Year CHICAGO IJ}—Eight plane trips will be required in this year's American League baseball schedule with Kansas City as a new member. League President Will Harridge today estimated the 1955 schedule, to be announced Jan. 17, will add between 9,000 and 10,000 miles of travel for the eight clubs over a previous average season. Harridge said that the shift of Baltimore into the Eastern Division and the switch of the A's from Philadelphia to Kansas City brought considerable travel compensation on a divisional basis. However, travel complications between Kansas City and Detroit and Cleveland have made necessary the eight plane trips which will mark the first time a regular schedule put the league In the air. Cleveland, Baltimore and Detroit Arkansas Beaten In First SWC Start . Favored TCU Whips Porks 67-62; Rice Bumps Aggies By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Favorites won initial victories Tuesday night as Southwest Conference title warfare broke out on three basketball fronts. Arkansas, out In front most of the first half, finally bowed to Texas Christian 62-67. Southern Methodist whipped the Texas Longhorns 75-51 In the most decisive of the three games. And Rice, scoreless the first five minutes, coasted to a 61-41 victory over Texas A&M. If the night's work proved anything it seemed to be that Texas and Texas A&M might fight It out for the conference cellar. O'Neal Scores 38 Big Dick O'Neal slipped In 38 points to lead Texas Christian past the fighting Bazorbacks with 11 field goals and 16 free throws. The Razorbacks held the edge at the backboards and only superior Ten ihooting won for the Frogs. After trailing in the opening minutes, Rice — paced by Terry Telligman -^ led 35-23 at the half and was' never in serious trouble. Telligman scored 20 points and ;eamed with Joe Durrenberger to grab 64 rebounds while fhe out- manned Aggies were getting only 27 from the backboards. John Portenberry led the inept Aggies with 14 points. First Since 1949 Southern Methodist's victory was its first in Austin since 1948. The Ponies dominated the game completely in handing Texas its 10th straight defeat and the half saw a 35-25 SMU lead. Missco, Shawnee Split Twin Bill WEST RIDGE — Shawnee and Missco split a pair of games at Joiner last night. Shawnee's boys nosed out Missco 49-46 while Missco's girls won 55-24. In the girls game Girdley with 25 points led Missco while L. Bennett paced Shawnee with 11; The boys game was close all the way with Shawnee leading 52-21 at halftime. Hall of Missco was high vith 24 points and Dean scored 14 :or Shawnee. lew last year, but aa a matter of convenience and not because of the schedule required it. Texas opened the second half with a revamped lineup showing two sophomores and three Juniors. They did pretty well for awhile, pulling up to 38-31, but the Mustangs found the range and were scoring at will as the game ended. • Feature of the week's Southwest Conference title campaign will come Saturday when Rice meets SMU at Dallas. Other Saturday games send Texas against Baylor at Waco and Texas A&M against Arkansas at College Station. Basketball Scores By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Manhattan 78, Brigham Young 75 Boston Univ 80, Northeastern 65 Columbia 75. Syracuse 74 overtime NYU 79, West Virginia 78 St. Bonaventure 80, Westminster Pa 74 Alabama 77, North Carolina 55 Maryland '68, South Carolina 51 Tenn Tech 84, Clemson 71 Northeast La 104, Arkansas Statt 91 Kansas State 99, Oklahoma 82 Nebraska 76, Iowa State 63 Missouri 76, Kansas 65 Wichita 99, Washburn 76 Bockhurst 75, Missouri Valley 73 Springfield Mo 70, Hamline 57 Klrksvllle Mo 82, Maryvllle Mo 72 Shurtleff 71, Central Missouri 70 Fort Hays State 74, St. Benedict! Kan 70 Parsons 66, Culver-Stockton 84 overtime Texas Christian 67. Arkansas 62 Southern Methodist 74, Texas 51 Rice 61, Texas A&M 41 Oregon 69, Washington State 56 San Francisco 51, St. Maryi (Calif) 37 STATE Hendrix 60, Beebe JC 58 Northeast Louisiana State 104, Arkansas State 91 Texas Christian 67, Arkansas 78 HIGH SCHOOL Hot Springs 57, Pine Bluff 50 What's the new news in the '55 cars ? Is it V-8 Power? Ford has had it since 1932 Is it Ball-Joint Suspension ? Ford had it in 1954 7s it hood-high fenders ? Ford introduced them in 1952 Is it suspended pedals ? Ford introduced them in 1952 Is it oil and battery signal lights, curved instrument panel, rotary door latches, push-button door handles, power-lifts for all windows, Overdrive, Hotchkiss Drive ? Ford has had all of them, too! The NEWS is Thunderbird Styling It's not the look you saw in any of last year's cars. It's the. new look inspired by the Thunderbird. And it set the styling for Ford's '55 lines. The NEWS is Trigger-Torque Power It's trigger-quick "GO" which can obey your commands in 7/100 of a second—four times faster than you can winlc. The NEWS is Angle-Poised Ride A now, advanced form of Ball-Joint Suspension which not only swallows the big bumps but also cushions minor road flaws to make even smooth roads ride smoother. PHILLIPS MOTOR COMPANY Broadway & Chlckoiawba If You'rt Interested in an A-l Used Car- Phont 3-4453 6« Sure to Stt Your Ford D«altr •

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