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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - May 20, 1955, Florence, South CarolinaFlorence morning news sports news tip Friday morning May 20, 1955" the Florence morning news Florence s. Page 1-b. Ballard new gives a new sportswriter for the morning Yun. The Joss says turn out a column on sports. You have Little enough idea As to what is really needed or wanted in Way of a sports column. Then it hits you Square be tween the eyes that there s a lot to a sports column. When one arrives in a new sphere of duty there Are a Lew things he must learn. Mainly the people their their likes and How crude his own thoughts might seem to them. Your writer by Way of introduction is one who wants to find things out. And As the irishman in that famed tale of the three refugees from Ireland put it to so first on the list is a tour of the sporting places in Florence and this area. To meet those at the Helms of the various phases of recreation is to get an insight to your sporting habits. If this Humble reporter fails to meet you you just halt him on the Street or Call the office and make him apologize and then invite him out to look Over your sports now this ill famed word sports has Many and varied meanings. We find some referring to insignificant Little items As sports. Then there Are the die hard sportsmen who hold that Only those games played on the Field Are True sports. Others incline to believe the games of the indoor and All those where some Cuticular sphere is used might comprise generally speaking and As Webster aptly puts it sports is to divert to amuse to make in other words very few things we do on the lighter Side of life could be taken from this category. Our position in the matter is to play up All phases of sports. Basically however we feel for the Good of Mankind and to the liking of the Public at Large emphasis must be Laid on clean recreation is a vital part of our american Way of life. This recreation comes about through the usage of All Man Ner of sports. Especially Are we biased when it comes to recreation through the finer and More intellectual types of sport. To sum it All up in our introductory column we would declare ourselves promoters of that Type of diversion that will make better men women and youngsters of All of us. J Fielding the better team through competitive sports Isi essential. Yet the belter sport is the one who can take defeat with a smile and an inner determination to come up a Victory on the next try. By further introduction your writer might say that he has participated As a sportswriter during the past nine years in All phases of sporting known commonly in this old . As Secretary of the coastal Plain sportswriters Assn. In the Eastern part of North Carolina while sports editor for the Sun journal at new Bern n. C., he saw versatility in sports. As sports correspondent for two of North Caro Lina s biggest state papers the news and observer in Raleigh and the Greensboro daily news he covered Many kinds of sports. Then More recently As sports editor and City editor for the news topic at Lenoir n. C., he saw the phases of sports that were played and were entertain ing in the mountains of the North state. But greetings to the pee Dee not being overconfident we Hope but feeling so sure footed in our stand spor tingly speaking the writer now throws his bit in to better sports in the Florence area. He sincerely feels that he can do a Job of betterment of sports and pledges himself to undertake this Endeavor earnestly. He is a newcomer Here. So make yourself known to Don Turner wins awards at Block f club banquet three others receive ranking sport titles Don Turner senior and three letter sportsman at Mcclenaghan High school in Florence was a double trophy Winner last night at the annual Block Turner was chosen by members of the club to receive the most valuable senior basketball player award and the Ira Rainwater trophy for outstanding ail around senior sportsman. I other awards presented by City his Outlook on the future. School supt. John m. were lot football player Billy Cook marry Dukes most valuable sen most valuable senior baseball Bennett declared that his team of the past season was an average of 15 strokes better than attic team of four years ago when or first player and Charlie Wade came to Florence. To stated thai most valuable Sophomore football the earn played the Best teams in player. Carolines and should again a next year do likewise. He Prophitt Isiede that the Junior team should Florence country sub and was k m t t d tended by members o the Block of timing f i a u u Southern Junior golfing title at coaching staff of the High school. It of catered besides the trophy Tennis in d were presentations the naming of 1933 through their Ami that selected As will helped by c of cae ores w e Epe shot Padgett vice president thou h Gene Stone Secretary treasurer t were expressed at the football capt eans far Tom expressed at the loss k0me the Stak Grad. My Price and pure Bacn were cation before he med ulc Tro Thiesi Harlice Brickl recognized. Each made a few re Marks concerning prospects for next season. Head coach Jim Wall football trophy winners of last night s Block of club banquet football player Billy Cook most valuable senior baseball player Are shown with those who made the presentations. From left to Don Turner most valuable senior basketball player and outstand right Charlie Wade selected most valuable Sophomore football ing senior athlete of the year Ira Rainwater presenting player superintendent John m. Harllee who awarded the four trophy by his name to Turner valuable players trophies Harry Dukes most valuable senior Darlington legion team sets schedule leaves orioles staff Baltimore May 19 Armstrong quit publicizing the Baltimore orioles today to stud for the presbyterian ministry. The 31-year-old balt Morean said he has accepted a scholarship a the Princeton theological Semi nary. He was graduated from Princeton University As an econ and baseball spoke briefly on tie that be should have a Good grip plans far next year in both Fields Good physical to an of sports. He said i feel we will unwavering sense of have the Host team Florence Tine kno a whar Jehl trim wrong. A Good sense of Force and a Good sense of aim and direction were also brought out As Basic qualities seen since 1956 on the Gridiron next in regards to baseball prospects. By on the four Basic qualifications of the Good athlete. He pointed out coach Wall stated the Tom will tie Good sport. Little weak on tie pitching he likened a Good report serum staff but have some Good men re turning to help take up the Slack. With a Good citizen and stated the qualifications were the same. Him. Thanks. Darlington May 19 the District three american legion Junior baseball schedule was announced Here tonight by the Darington team s business manager Freeland Kiles. Making up this year s team will be players from Florence Harts Ville Lamar Cheraw in addition to Darlington juniors. The team is Between Camden Bishopville Sumter and Darlington will go to Are wide playoffs. Coach Heber Rock Stroud and asst. Coach Jack Clifton Are in the process of closing players for their team. Certificates of birth physical examinations and other qualifying matter must be completed before the team is actually co sponsored by the Darlington shaped up riles said. Post 13 of american legion and my riles and h a the Darlington raceway. The Darlington team will play five Home Gamos during the sea son which begins june 8 and concludes july 1. Pour teams comprise american supervision is j. D. Dawkins athletic officer from Post 13. All Darlington games will be the be played at Williamson Field at 8 Gion s District three. The Winner p. M. On the designated dates. Harts Vilie edges Dillon for lower class a title the schedule june 6, Camden at Darlington june 8, Darlington at Bishopville june 10, Sumter at Darlington june 13. Darlington at Camden june 15, Bishopville at Darlington june 17, Darlington at Sumter june 20, Camden at Darlington june 22, Darlington at Bishopville june 24, Sumter at Darlington june 27, Darlington at Camden june 20. Bishopville at Darlington and july 1, Darlington at Sumter. Wall presented other coaches guests introduced included also spoke on their w. Mccown or. And mrs. Phases of sporting. They were lira Rainwater or. And mrs. Jul Mclaird Leavil Price or. And mrs. A Jive Grant Bennett Golf and Jack Chart or. And mrs. Richard my Schyuler Fline the coaches Laurin or. And mrs. Billy Jef were each Given gifts by tile Block Ifert or. And mrs. Jack Johnson of each was optimistic in news sports staff. National league Brooklyn York Hicaro la St. Louts .15 Hliva Urce .17 Cincinnati .12 Pittsburgh .11 Philadelphia .9 won lost pet. Bah inn s 7 .761 a 14 to la l 5 15 13 .536 17 16 12 18 714 .515 .400 .350 .300 j6 have another Orange fighter Harold Johnson who was believed under the influence of a drug which he May have gotten from an Orange he ate before going into the ring against cuban Julio Mccros at Philadelphia May 6, reaches for an Orange to demonstrate to athletic commission members How he ate it before the nationally televised fight that was halted at end of second round. Johnson who was unable to answer the Bell kid the Orange he ale that night had been Given him earlier by Man he could not identify Johnson quizzed in fight Recap , May 19 m Light heavyweight Boxer Harold Johnson told Pennsylvania s ath Letic commission today he did not throw the May 6 nationally Tele Vised fight to Julio Mederos. Asked if he had been offered Money to lose the fight or if it had been suggested that he lose John son replied if you mean did 1 throw the fight. I certainly did not. I fought the Best i could. I was t myself. I Don t know that i was drugged. 1 Don t know what was Johnson was a witness almost two Days in the commission hear ing into the fight fiasco launched after Hospital tests showed Johnson was drugged with a Barbiturate causing gov. George m. Leader to All professional boxing in he Keystone state for 00 Days. The Philadelphia negro in the third Day of the probe today testified that he had rejected his manager s offer to Call a doctor to the dressing room Short y before the fight started. Johnson Mui Igor Tommy Lohigh by Mitiu link or pct Moran. Trainers Clair Curc Davidson and Joseph Rowland and of Gross n second Are charged by the com Mission with action detrimental to boxing. Dillon May 19 a hard fighting Hartsville nine edged dil Lon High school for the state class a High school championship tonight after coming from behind in the sixth and clinching with a single run in the eighth inning. Hartsville will go against the upper slate championship Winner which also was to be determined tonight on a Diamond and n Date yet to be set. The Winner will be the South Carolina class a High school Champion. Sam Faulk s three run Homer in the fourth put Dillon ahead 8-0, but Hawkins relieved Ennis on the Mound for Hartsville and went the rest of the route in shutout fashion. Then in the sixth. Hartsville picked up two runs to knot the score at 8-All. The winning run came across in the eighth Frame when Raincy scored in a double steal play. It. Hamilton attempted a pick off of Tyner advancing to second but was unsuccessful and Niney rushed Home safely when the return throw was not in time at the plate. Hartsville Ojo 102 10 4 Dillon .101 goo 000-8 9 3 the now York Yankees and the is. Louis Browns on sept. I fled us Nyrl a i Raihle header in two Livours and seven minutes yesterday s results Lew York 3, Milwaukee 2 today s James Chicago at Milwaukee 2-21 is Bur Dutle 12-21. Louis at Cincinnati rence 2-2 is Valentine Philadelphia at Brooklyn erts h-31 is Loes 4-11 York at Pittsburgh in elite 1-0 or Liddic 1-11 is surkont american it inn Cleveland 21 new York 19 Chicago vol. 10 .677 11 .63 m .62 is .51 19 .41 18 .40 i l .38 21 .32 ksui.t5 Detroit Washington 12 City 12 10 yesterday s it no games Columbia Columbia. May ii Laii Tlam Charlie it ibt1 gave up Only five i is tonight As he pitched co Lumbia to a baseball win Over Charlotte in a league series Ope. No r. The Victory was rate s sixth win of the season against two do cats. He pitched Siuess Ball until Tho sixth inning when Fin infield single marred his perfect . The losing Pitcher Wai John Isaac. Today s Kansas City at Chicago might Diniar 0-1 is Donovan 4-1 or Consueqra til of at Detroit to Niku Lemon 6.2 is Hoed 13-21. Us Lon at Washington night Sullivan 4.4 is Porterfield Baltimore at new York 2.1 is Turley Mary Lewis second from left is shown Here performing a postmortem of her record round turned in yesterday to Lead Florence women Loki run Oji Slefr to right Are Mae Anderson of Marion mrs. Lewis. Helen Zeman of Marion and Iris Clark of Florence. Morning news photo by Howie Florence women Bell take victories Sim Crest and Southern took wins last night in the softball league Sun Crest s vie Florence women golfers walked All 18 holes. Away with not Only a wide margin Mary Lewis of the Florence club Victory but also All the team and hit a now Low Man k for women individual awards when Marion on the links when she came Itce women visited the local course through with a Gross score of 75 to 11 yesterday. And a net score of til. Which placed the Marlon girls will have second to Wal ports Al in to gain revenge Fop individual Low net. Alpert s score Loir smothering defeat when us How Rwy figured on a a hand Coni lasses visit tie Marion Coli Wincap Points basis. Lory came Over Southern dairies by a 9-3 score followed by the will however be a Roli Irr. Least and Linda Jones who conv win Over Nautee guards. According to officials of the Hind efforts to brine Home a 95, Sturgeon stopped the dairymen no clubs. Ess 30, for a is net. Inv Gross by allotting them Only four Safe honors wont to the Cam of Mary is. Two of these came in the the local women s Coll Aik Irish Clark who had it sixth when he weakened to walk wont All Oul to pick up .19 ii inns 7.1. The score and to ahead 11-10. Two the score was Tat from giving a insure Piipo tallies came in the. Fifth tic pc lure of Hie closeness of to give them their 13-10 Victory. Sun Crusot to s. A Viries Many of tic pairings results. Points twp. Counted in threes. Pro Grant net ii it presented All the awards and save a few re Marks and pointers on golfing. Us in int Notti in Jallon of the local club. And a pairing to fun d ipod May in Hall up gear Raj .01.1 h2--Ifllwcorps on front Side Al Nohrr to a null. Southern Bell Back silk out toe the Over i and Tim As Al it wis 85-11-7-t. Florence is. Evelyn Guyton 103-23-so, Marion lion Ellen begin Cut 87-11-76, Flor ence is. Corolyn bottle 1.13-26-87, Marion . 82-11-71, is. I Nylon Niile m-25-7.1 Mary Lxi is. 7s-11-c-i. Is. Mae Anderson 99-2-1-75 ins Clark. 89 1h-7g. Is. Kilen Zemui 108-29-79 in wis Cuvrk. 74-12-62, Andrei son. Zeman. 9-1-27.67 Miry Orr 99-18-81, is. T. T. St adman 118-30-88 lib Allen 104 21-83. Is. Madeline Powell 115-31 84 Orr Allan. 81-20-71, is. Stead Man Powell 105-31-74 Cam a intr. 112-2s-s7, is. Ant i a Lvi a 119-.t2-s7 Mil dec Chase is. Ann Martin i2k-.13. 101-27-74, of. , 109-33-7fi Georgia Tallevast is. Pc Marie Kex awards 127-40-87 Linda Jones. Iis-30-8s, is. Iii Lon 119-35-84 tame jilt Jork 9.v.to-c5, is. I awards Guyton. 18-77 and. Kitty Laker 136-40-Inl, in was Pitt

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