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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - February 12, 1954, Florence, South CarolinaPage a a Ahti Plok Jenab Mohning nov is Florence s. C. Friday morning february 12, 1954 to win City league basketball decisions independents drop close one via foul route the Kress girls took a close 39 to 36 decision Over the inde Pendents in one City league basketball game last night and Community to overran Phillips Esso g5 to 49 in another at the Mcclenaghan High school gymnasium. Tonight the Myca juniors tackle the tee veers at and Belks faces Phillips in another bargain Bill. The Kress girls got an assist from the Rule Book in the opener and came from behind to Rob the independents of their first Chance at Victory. The cellar dwellers held a 36-33 Lead with Only two minutes to go in the first half of the doubleheader when Topsy Dabney and Lou Ann Bigelow fouled out. The independents had but one sub on the Bench and since she was nursing an injured ankle they had to finish out with four players. Kress held a 19-15 Lead at the end of the first half but the inde Pendents took Over Early in the third Quarter. Molly Bailey hit with 18 Points to Lead the winners while Merleen Wiggins was tops for the losers with 16. The finale saw tie television lads capture a 15 to 7 advantage in the first period and hold on the rest of the Way. At intermission it was 28-16 and at the Start of the final Quarter 43-27. With Center Richard Leavel handling things under the boards the to five had Little trouble. Charles Mcdonald hit with 19 Points to Lead the scoring for the winners while red Butler dumped in 17 to Lead the losers. The lineups independents Bacotte Wiggins Dabney guards Bigelow Stokes Green. Kress 39 forwards Bailey Taylor Hinds guards Costas Langston Hyman Sears. By Mickey sports correspondent Georgetown feb. U the Winyah High gators chalked up a doubleheader basketball Victory Over teams from Andrews Here to night. The local girls won the opener by rallying in the third Quarter of a 57-42 game while the boys led All the Way to defeat the visiting quintet 07 to 45. The Winyah teams will play Host tomorrow night to this Mcclenahan High school yellow jackets of Florence in a doubleheader that starts at the Gator gals held an 11-10 Lead at the end of the first Quarter but Andrews overcame that to go out front 23-22 at the half. From there it was All Georgetown As the Home Phillips Esso 41 j. Morris 4 e. Price Murrell Butler Allen w. Price Moyer Prosser Gallo tray Touchberry Community to 65 Fisher 111, Daniels Leavell Munn Mcdonald Jeffers gators win two Host Mhz tonight team pushed off to a 43-34 Lead by the Start of the fourth Quarter. Betty whittle came through with 28 Points to Lead the local lassies and Beverly parlor contributed 18 More. For the visitors it was Joanne Green with 20 and Pat Barri Neau with 19. The gators were never pressed after the Early minutes of the game. They led 16-10 at the first Quarter and held a 37-20 Lead at the half. Three fourths of the Way with subs playing the two periods the gators led 60-31. Wesley Wicker topped the Georgetown scoring with 17 coun ters while Larry Joe Bass Deal Smith and Stacy Clardy got 10. Apiece. Billy Barrineau got 18 to Pace the losers and Dan Powers contributed 10. Buckets 57 tvo records break Greenville feb. 11 10 the first half and score 25 Points. Frank Selvy broke More rec Floyd had 30 Points for the night. Hemingway owns header Over Pamplico by Sidney Badger Hemingway feb. 11 hem noway won a touch one and an easy one Here tonight in sweeping basketball doubleheader Over Pamplico. Geraldine Tanner Sank a last minute Field Poal to give the Tiger ettes a 36 to 35 Victory Over the visitors before the Hemingway quintet came on to Romp to a 92 o 34 decision. Miss Tanner s thrilling two Pointer brought her total for the night .0 21 and gave her scoring Hon Orsor the game. Francis Thompson added 12 counters for the winners while Lula Campbell Sank 18 to Ead the visitors. The boys game was no contest rom the Start. Batch Foster bagged 29 Points of Lead the Hemingway scoring and teammate Allen Johnson rot 23. Carl Baggett was tops for the Osers with 14. Hemingway s next game will be against Andrews tuesday night in ords tonight As his Kentucky parents watched their first Basket Ball game. Their fabulous son scored 51 Points As Furman Defeated Georgia tech 114-67. Selvy broke a state scoring rec Ord of Ellerbe Neal s set at Wofford. Meal is now with the Syracuse nationals professional team. Selvy also became the first major College player to score 50 or More Points four times in his varsity career. Or. And mrs. J. E. Selvy of Cor bin ky., were in the stands to see their son display every shot in the Book. Frank flipped hooked and twisted to score 17 Field goals in 38 attempts and run his Point total to 2.097, Only 57 Short of equalling the four year record set by Jim Lacy of Baltimore Loyola. Selvy is now Only 31 Points Short of the two year record set by Dick Groat of Duke and May pass this total when Furman meets Newberry saturday. The hapless tech jackets were never in the Ball game As Darrell Floyd Sylvy s High scoring team mate had unerring accuracy to hit for 80 per cent of his tries in Redlegs Complete contract Battles Cincinnati feb. 11 a the Cincinnati Redlegs tonight became the first major league club to have its 1954 roster All signed sealed and ready for delivery to Spring training. Actually one of the Pitcher Clyde actually signed his contract but general manager Gabe Paul said the hurler had agreed to terms in a Long Dis Tance Telephone conversation from his Home at Goldsboro . King obtained from the Brooklyn dodgers had a 3-6 record with the he legs last year As a Relief hurler. Relief Pitcher Frank Smith showed up at the reds office late today for a third meeting with Paul and finally agreed to terms. Smith had a 8-1 record with Cincinnati last year. He has been with the club since 1950 but is Only 25 years old. Cleveland feb. 11 if Tow More first stringers shortstop George Strickland and Pitcher Dave Hoskins signed 1954 contracts today with the Cleveland indians. Outfielder Larry Doby and third baseman Al Are the other two first line players among the 22 who have returned contracts. Cleveland feb. 11 w two Baltimore orioles today announced Darrell d. Johnson 23 year catch or with Memphis in the Southern Assn. Last year has signed his 1954 contract with the orioles. He had a batting average of .249 in 113 games with Memphis and drove in 44 tuns. Johnson brings to 20 the num Ber of players now under contract to Baltimore s american league entry. St. Louis feb. 11 Harry Elliott. 28 year old St. Louis car Dinal outfielder today signed his 1954 contract. He is the 28th red Bird to sign. Elliott batted .328 with Houston last summer in the Texas league then joined the cardinals where he hit .254 in 24 games. He is a former University of Minnesota football player. New York feb. 11 Spencer the new York giants highly regarded Young shortstop will be inducted into the army at Wichita kan., feb. 15. Chicago feb. 11 Chi Cago cubs announced today that Paul menking right handed Pitcher had been released from the army and has signed a cub con tract for 1954. Menking 24, of Arlington. Neb., last saw baseball service with Des Moines in the Western league in 1951, with a 9-10 record. His Best year was with Sioux Falls s.d., in the Northern league in 1949, with a 19-12 record. Believe it Ornot Abr Tham Lincoln Lin be Ulm tie most of its 94 inhabitants live w caves carved in 50111? Rock postmaster Robert emancipator Sarah Illinois Dennis Elizabeth his state his Destef fund his Sisty his Mother his pm her he had As Many Field goals As Selvy but the Corbin Comet was fouled often and had 17 free throws. The Furman paladins set a new halftime scoring record for them selves by having 60 Points in the first half. Selvy Only had 19 Points in the half but in the last half his fabulous shots were dropping from everywhere As he hit for 11 Field goals in 24 tries. Exactly a year ago tonight Selvy scored his All time game High with 63 Points against Mercer. Cage scores Furman 114 Georgia tech 67 Wofford 80 Newberry 64 Elon 81 High Point 64 Wake Forest 76 North Carolina 62 Guilford 77. Lenoir Boyne 76 Maryland 76. Washington Lee 43 Virginia military 82 Virginia tech 78 Mercer 67 presbyterian 60 Erskine 87 Georgia teachers 74 Morris College 88 Florida Normal 83 babe to head ladles pea St. Petersburg fla., feb. 11 up the ladies professional Golf Assn., tonight elected a tournament committee of babe Zaha Rias Patty Berg and Louise Suggs As a Climax to a two hour meet ing during which four members walked out. They will succeed Betsy Rawls Marilyn Smith and Betty Jameson who were appointed at Tampa three weeks ago. The meeting had been called to consider a set of by Laws prepared by Rawls Jameson and Betty Mckinnon. It was agreed to circulate a copy of the by Laws among Mem Bers and initiating will mean approval. Mrs. 7-Aharias, miss Berg miss Suggs and mrs. Jackie Pung walked out of the meeting but la Ter returned and selection of the tournament committee and presen tation of the by Laws followed As a Compromise. Mrs. Zaharias resigned As presi Dent of the group when tournament director Fred Corcoran was re leased recently but returned the following Day. Elon wins High Point ., feb. 11 Elon s christians opened a 25-15 first Quarter Lead Over High Point tonight and romped away to 81-64 North state conference Vic tory. J j drug co. Free delivery phone 4764 Johnsonville halves Bill at Timmonsville by Ronald Jordan sports Cor respondent Timmonsville feb. Games were won in the third Quarter Here tonight As Timmonsville and Juhn Sonville teams split a basketball doubleheader. The Timmonsville girls carried but a three Point Lead into the third period of the opener and outs Ord the visitors by seven Points to win deals top unc Chapel Hill. N.c., feb. 11 Lyl Wake forests Demon deacons went out front in the opening seconds and never were headed As they smashed North Carolina. 76-62. In Atlantic coast conference basketball game tonight. The District seven class b tournament at 39-27, while the Johnsonville boys came from behind in the third Quarter to drop the whirlwinds 43-33. The whirl la girls built up a 12-8 in the first Quarter but the visiting sextet a Intel one of those Points during the second period to Trail 13-16 at the halt before Timmons Ville opened up to Lead 31-21 at the Start of the final Frame. Playing with Only partial service from the ailing aureus a Mcelveen. Forward Martha Ann Yarborough took Over the scoring chores to dump in 27 Points. Ellen Altman led the visitors with 17. The local lads were without the services of three of their starters. Russell Defee John Langston and Iley Ward Anderson All of whom lost the Battle with the books. Even at that the Whirlie led 8-6 at the end of inc first Quarter and 18-12 at the half before John Sonville took Over by a 29-28 mar Gin at the end of the third period. Kenny and Donny Stone Sank 12 and 11 Points respectively to Pace the visitors while Jimmy Floyd dumped in 13 to Lead the locals. Timmonsville s next games will be played wednesday night in the District seven tournament at Man Ning. Wofford shooters win Spartanburg feb. 31 Wofford College Defeated Mercer University 907-878, in a Rifle match hero this afternoon. J. E. Moore paced the terrier marksmen with 185 Points two More than teammates j. W. Line Berger and Graham May poster. Big game set for Hartsville Hartsville feb. 11 the Hartsville lied foxes will have a Chance to grab their third straight District five class a basketball championship and their Lgth league win in a Row Here tonight when they take on the Canden bulldogs. The big game will be the second half of a doubleheader slated for the Hartsville High school. The Hartsville boys Defeated Camden 49 to 29 when the two teams played on the bulldog court and added a 72-52 win Over Bishop Ville last week. That gave the foxes a 5-0 District record ahead of Camden s 3-1 Mark. The girls teams meet in the opener. Mercer bops pc Macon ga., feb. 11 he the Mercer bears romped to a 67-60 basketball Victory Over Presby Terian tonight thanks to some nifty shooting by John Hughes. When you can get new popular 6.00x16 at this Rock Bottom Price rugged Marathon top we find of the year.1 each plus tax top allowances for your old fires get new Goodyear White sidewalls the smartest things you can put on your a wonderful Price and Well pay you today s top Dollar for the tires you Trade in so Why your new Goodyear White sidewalls at formerly unheard of Low prices plus our Liberal Deal for your present tires. 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