The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 5, 1955 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5, 1958 BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE NIN1 Maryland Looms As Major Threat In Southern Loop Terps Get 5th Straight Win; Missouri Tops Kansas 76-65 By ED CORRIGAN The A»«oci»t«d Preii Remember back in the days when Maryland was * pushover for its rivals in the Southern Conference? Well, it wasn't so long ago — about five years. times have changed, and Armorel Whips Burdette Twice Now Maryland today stands as a distinct threat to win the new Atlantic Coast Conference championship. This Is the Terps' fifth season under 34-year-old Bud Milllfcan and It could be their most successful. Ranked Ho. 11 In the weekly Associated Press poll, Maryland won Us fifth straight game and fourth league victory last night — a 68-51 decision over South Carolina. Sophomore Prank Fuqua, scored 17 points and junior Bob Kessler dropped In 25. Arkansas Beaten In the Southwest Conference. Texas Christian, the league favorite, whipped Arkansas 67-62 on the wings of Dick O'Neal's 38 points. Southern Methodist, a sharp-shooting outfit which is rated right behind Texas Christian, slugged Texas 74-51. Rice coasted to a 61-41 triumph over Texas A & M. ^Issouri, which figures to win the Big Seven crown, got past Kansas, an old Jinx. 76-85, and In the process snapped a Jayhawk streak, of 33 straight home victories. Nebraska surprised Iowa State 76-83, while Kansas State outlasted Oklahoma 90-82. 88-Foot Field Goal Alabama defeated North Carolina 77-55, and the highlight of this one was an 88-foot field goal by George Linn of the Tide. De Paul rolled to Its ninth victory in 10 starts, defeating John Carroll 88-55; Columbia edged Syracuse 75-74; New York University overcame West Virginia 79-78 on Ed Kramer's foul with three seconds to go; Manhattan clipped Brigham Young 78-75; and Oregon won a Pacific Coast Conference clash from Washington State 07-55, Wardell Whips Tigers in Pair Burnett Scorts 35 As Caruthersville ls Defeated 74-37 CARTJTHBRSVILLE — WardoU'S Cardinals won both ends of a twin bill with Caruthersville's Tigers here last night. Warden's A team ran over Caruthersville 74-37 while its B team defeated CaruthersviUe'5 reserves 57-33. Pacing the drive (or Wardell was Jerry Burnett who meshed 35 of his team's points. Next to him was Warden's Max Redmond with 23 points. Sophomore Logan Cook led Caruthersville's scoring with 15 points. Wardell took an early lead and worked it Into a 28-17 margin at halftime. Baker was high point man In the B game, scoring 29 points for Wardell. White was high for Caruthersville with 10 points. Wardell led 28-19 at halftime in the B game. A Game Carulhcrsvlle Pas. Wardell Willis (4) L. Cook (15) McC'ahan ( Darnell (8) Cook (35) Burnett ,23) M. R'mond (7) Jerrels McPherson (2) Bullock Substitutions: C a r u thersville — Bartholomew |2>, Clayton <2>. Qrigory, Abernathy, Jones. Wardeii —Cain (6), Boron (1). Rich LA Open Starts Thursday LOS ANGELES WPl—The nation's professional golf stars hit the richest tournament trail of all tomorrow when they fire away In the $25,000 Los Angeles Open, the first of 15 events with purses amounting to $25.0,000. All of the country's best knowv players are here, wlh the exception of Ben Hogan and Sam Snead, who play Infrequently in tournaments. National Open champion Ed Furgol; veteran Dutch Harrison, the 1954 Vardon Cup winner; Bob Toski, the leading money winner; Lloyd Mangrum, and all the other prominent pros are entered. When Harry Craft, manager of the San Juan club in the Puerto Rican League, left his club for the Houston baseball meetings his team was In first place. When he return- j cd a few days later they were third Seniors Score 95-65 Victory while Juniors Hang Up 65-41 Win BURDETTE — Armorel's Junior and senior Tigers hung a pair of losses on Burdette's Pirates here last night. The junior boys whipped Burdette 65-41 and the senior boys went wild in the last half for a 95-65 victory. In the junior game Stevenson led Armorel with 23 points while McHaffey was high lor Burdette with 11. The senior game was a nip and tuck affair for two quarters with the Tigers holding a slim 35-34 edge at halftime. But then the TI-, gers, with Carl Patterson leading" the way, got hot and poured 60 points through nets In the second lalf. Patterson's 45 points easily was high for the game but he got some sood help from team mates Ashmore, who got 33, and Cooper, who hit 14. Burks with 20 led Burdette while W. T. Langley meshed 13 and Higgins and Rigsby got 12 each. The victory was Armorers 10th of the season against only two losses. Vrmorel Fos. Burdette Patterson 45 Ashmorc 22 Bassett 10 13 Langley 20 Burks 12 Hlggins Elliott O 12 Rigsby rarrison G 5 BevlJl Substitutions: Armorel — Cooper 14, Conts 4, M. Elliott, Stinnett, Lilly. Burdette — Easly 1. Shearin, Aycoctc 2, McFate. New Five-Year Contract Offered Eddie Erdelatz ANNAPOLIS, Md. Ifl — Navy Football Coach Eddie ErdtlatE has under consideration a new flve- 'ear contract to keep him on the ob here at the U. S. Naval Acad emy. Home fresh from a 21-0 Sugar Bowl triumph over Mississippi New Year's Day, Erdelatz salt •nly; "I am happy to get the offer." In his five seasons at Navy Erdelatz'K teams have beaten Army four times. His contract ex pires this year. The salary was never disclosed, but was believer, o be about $15,000 per year. The lew contract reportedly contains 52,000 raise. Erdelata's team returned late ast night and paraded through the treets of Annapolis before thousands of welcomers. EXPERT WATER PUMP REPAIR Hubbard Hardware Phone 2-2015 W.M.BURNS Insurance Agency We have some good, well located homes in Blyhevilk for sale. Also Farm lands and farm loans. Our insurance is in sound capital stock old line companies. We go your bond. Our service is as good ae the best. Our office 219 West Walnut Phone 3-3361. Call or see us. W. M. Burns, Realtor Insurer EDDIE'S LIQUOR STORE 122 E. Main Phon* 3-971,1 Owned « Operated try Eddie 8»IIU Fights Lost Night By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Miami Beach, Fla. — John Hoi- man, SOS'/a. Chicago, outpointed Julio Maderoi, 1M, Havana, 10. Chicago—Bob Boyd, 1W14, Chicago, outpointed Bob Stetchei, 166, Portland, Maine, 10. Detroit — John Summerlin, 196, Detroit, atopped Arthur Wright. 1««. Detroit, «. Sugar Ray Robinson Starts Comeback Tonight By JOE FALLS DETROIT (*—Sugar Ray Robinson starts his loner-awaited comeback tonight, and the magic of his name may draw more than 10.000 paying customers to Olympla Stadium. The former middleweight champion, lean and lithe despite his 34 years, meets Joe Hmaone. or Boston, in a nontelevised 10-rounder. Robinson's appearance Jn Dt- trolt has generated a new Interest —at least for tonight. In workouts, fans — both male and female — Jammed the B ym to get a glimpse of him in action. The question Is how much has his 30-month layoff dulled his once- brilliant skills? "I feel [jood and still can <• ove around In the ring, but you never know," he said. "Being away from the ring 30 months Is a long time.' What prompted his attempted comeback? money? The bright lights? Pride? A little of each, said Sugar Ray. "I can use the money," he said, "but I'm not brofct,. i missed the atmosphere. I missed the fight crowds, the kibitzers in the dress- Ing rooms, the guys In the gym. . . I guess I missed everything about If all goes well, Robinson said, he hopes to get a June title shot at middleweight champion Bobo Olson. Robinson defended his championship against Olson In a title match March 13, 1052. Sugar Ray hasn't fought since June of that same year when, arm-weary and exhausted, he col- lapsed In th« 14th round In Van. kee Stadium whil« trying to Ukt the light heavyweight orowu from Joey Maxim. Pro Basketball Results By THE ASSOCIATED PBEM Fort Waym M, Minneapolis M Milwaukee M, Rocheiter 90 It's here today! A MEW Total Power Esso Extra Gasoline with the... OCTANE FALLT1ME/ ...will give your car EXIRA-OCTANE PERFORMANCE! This vastly improved new TOTAL POWER Esso Extra is the highest octane gasoline ever offered you for your car- higher by far than any other gasoline! It meets the requirements of every one of today's automobiles —regardless of compression ratio. 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