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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - February 22, 1954, Kingsport, TennesseeDistrict one basketball tourney opens Here tonight Blount Vilk Hampton Issaa suspends Lynn View in opener Bristol to r i w play Colston Institute for remainder of year District one tourney action opens tonight with two games on tap at Sprankle gym with Hampton taking on Blountville m the opening game at and i Jolson Institute meeting Bristol High s Vikings in the Nightcap Lynn View s Lynnes originally scheduled to play Unaka at to open the tourney have been suspended by the Issaa committee and will not participate in the meet. The suspension will be in effect during the remainder of the 1953-54 school year. This Means Lynn View will not Field a baseball team this year. Unaka advanced to the Quarter finals and will meet Bluff City who Drew a first round Bye wednesday night at Blountville with a 11-16 Mark Johnson City is top favorite in District two Johnson City girls of Washington College and will kick off the 1954 District two High school Basket Ball tourney monday night at East Tennessee state College will be slightly favored to drop the Hampton bulldogs who sport a seasonal record of 10 wins against 14 losses. Coach Bernie Webb s scoring punch is built around forwards Pete Hensley and Eddie Rhymer. Memorial building with the both boys Are capable of hitting . Engagement launching a High in the double figures at quest for titles in both any time. Hal Glover another the girls and boys divisions of scoring threat will hold Down play. I the Center Post. Howard count two boys games will follow iss a Plav making guard will the opener with and fall Branch clashing at . An cd Boones Creek facing Clinch . That concludes the card for the opening night but three other tilts Are on the tuesday night program. Clinch and Erwin girls will open the tuesday slate followed by a Washington College Lamar boys game at p a. And an Erwin Sulphur Springs encounter at 9 . Following the same pattern a girls game will launch a three game wednesday program. La District three tourney to be toss up affair Greeneville a. Wide open Battle is expected before the District three High school basketball Champion is crowned. District three tourney Here tuesday night at the opens the vow gymnasium with at least four teams rated a Good Chance to cop the title. Top seeded Are Mosheim Rogersville Chuckey and new port. Coach Earnest Ellenburg s Mosheim team trying to Over come the loss of Center Hadley Carter who has been out with a knee injury and coach Bur Leigh Davis Rogersville quintet Are probably the top choices but both Chuckey and by Neal o Steen times news writer Lynn View High school s athletic program has been suspended for the remainder of the 1953-1954 school year by the Tennessee secondary school athletic association county superintendent j. Craft Akard Sard sunday. Suspension of Lynn View sports resulted from a Rock throwing incident following a basketball game Between Lynn View and Bluff City on february 5. A a Bluff City girl cheerleader school authorities was injured when a Busload of after some of the parents of Bluff City players and students suspended students had pro was showered with rocks outside the Lynn View gym after the game. This action by the Issaa Akard stated Means that Lynn View will not participate in the District one basketball tournament beginning at Sprankle gymnasium monday night. Nor will Lynn View be allowed to Field a baseball team this Spring under the Issaa ruling. However Akard said the school May take application to Issaa to be re instated in time for next fall s football sea son. The text of a Telegram from a. F. Bridges executive Secretary tested the action of the. School officials in suspending the guilty students the Issaa came into the Akard said. The result of the Issaa s action is shown by this Early in the local investigation of the incident Akard contacted a , chairman of the Issaa Board of control about the matter. Akard said Goddard indicated unofficially that the Issaa probably would stay out of the matter As a result of the action being taken by the local school officials. Pettit and Hagan still leaders in Sec scoring by the associated press Denver Brackeen Mississippi s sparkling Junior College Transfer and Dan Finch Vanderbilt s vet eran scoring Ace were tied for third place among Southeastern going into tonight s games. Brackeen thus moved ahead of Kingsport times monday february 22, 1953 5 Joe Rice and Mike Knowles took Over the Lead in the local rag time doubles tournament with a hefty 1315 score. Joe now holds the individual series Lead with a 680. Kingsport bowlers brought Home a portion of the Valley Handicap tournament prize Money. This is an annual affair which is held at Maryville. No team from Here placed in the top positions but winners in thes singles doubles and All events were listed. Eastman took the City league j third Quarter Crown with a 24-8 Mark after splitting with Palace news. Holston Auto finished Strong with a 21-11 tally after a clean i sweep Over the last place Border team. The Auto boys will be night at the expense of Engi neers no. 2 and they now hold Lead with a perfect 8-0 rec the remaining matches were both 3-1 wins. C. E. Maintenance Over acid concentration and electric shop Over the yarn development. Two teams dominate the standings in the Eastman girls Strong contenders for the final Quarter which should provide Lea site. The spares still hold a slight Edge with a 9-0 record after taking three Points from the Nemos. The Pinetti s Victory Over Georgia saturday night but Jarvis got Only seven it is unfortunate that a people who were dissatisfied with the school officials action of Issaa received sunday have caused the school to be sus morning by Akard follows Pended for the remainder of the at the guards. Trent will also in Newport just recently shaded stand by to see plenty of action 75 to 71 for Hio Rogersville ii to 71. For the tigers. For coach Buck Vanhuss s Hampton bulldogs it will be James Ramsey and Vaughn Randolph at the forwards Leo Benefield at Center and Phillip and Tommy Smith mov ing from the guard positions. The final game of the night finds third seeded Tennessee High s Vikings taking on Hoiston High s eagles at these two. Teams have met twice during the regular season play with both teams holding a mar s girls will play the Over the other. The Vikings in ton College Jonesboro Winner Are favored gaining a slight ., wednesday. Then Edge on the record basis comes a skirmish Between top coach g. B. Pierce s charges seeded Johnson City and the have a season record of 14 wins the tourney will open with four games starting at 6 . Tuesday Mosheim is Camp Creek Cosby is bulls Mcdonald is Surgoinsville and Whitesburg is Newport. Wednesday s schedule Chuc key is Bailey ton at 6 . Ott Way is Doak Greeneville is Parrottsville and. St. James is Rogersville. Thursday s schedule St. James Rogersville Winner is the Greeneville Parrottsville Winner at 6 . The Doak Ottway win Ner is Chuckey Baileyton win Ner Whitesburg Newport win after investigation of Akard added happenings following the Lynn commenting further on the View Bluff City basketball game Telegram Akard said on february 5, the Issaa has taken the following action 1 Issaa commends superintend ent j. C. Akard principal Blake Barnes and coach Carl Matherly for the immediate cancellation of the basketball schedule and for their promptness in identify ing and taking action against those responsible for this Inci Dent. 2 the Lynn View school is suspended As a member of Issaa for the remainder of the 1953-54 school year. This sus pension becomes effective feb. 22, 1954." since the Issaa has approved the action taken by the school officials i would like the Public to know that the school must make application in the fall to be this will be done Only if the school officials have taken the proper action to punish those involved in the Rock throwing i feel that the action already taken will enable the school to resume its athletic program next some exceptional Bowling now that most teams have hit their stride. C. A. Bauer showed their potential Power As they took a 4-0 win from pet Dairy while card ing the team High 944 single and 2680 . This gave the Bauer five an 18-14 record. Arc running a close second with an 8-1 work Sheet after a clean sweep Over the steam rollers. In the remaining action the took a 2-1 decision from in the remaining match last place Roll Lles. Bons lumber battled to a draw Ann Vaught took individual honors with a 178 single and 311 series. The pipettes took Loam Hon ors with a 662 single and 1298 with Mead. Reginald Kincer had the 224 j High single game but Clyde a j Nold took series honors with a i 605. I series. Finch and Brackeen have averaged 21.7 Points a game and Jarvis has a 20.3 drop for cob of 1.2 Point in the last week. Still running Ai lot of space Between Bob Pettit of Louisiana state and Cliff Hagan of Kentucky. Pettit who set an Sec season scoring record saturday night by bring ing his total to 594 against col lege teams has a 32.9 average. He has scored 625 Points this year counting a game Kingsport paint wallpaper i production no. 1 continued edged out Mead for the Indus their surge toward the Drc trial league third Quarter by the i league trophy with a clean margin of Point. Sweep Over the 38-46 area a the winners posted the the leaders carded the 885 team single game they j team High 809 single and 22s2 Dixie to finish series in this action and now 23-9 tally. Show a 5s-2c first place Mark. In the remaining action Ben engineers Defeated the 35-4 Nett Edwards Defeated team 3-1, to stay in the King and foundry split with Robinson Transfer. Speedy Clyce took individual honors with a 223 and 573 . The three main contenders for the Eastman american league s Tion. Hagan has a 24.8 average. Only other change among the 0 scorers was the jump from ninth to eighth by Jerry Harper of Alabama with Gerald Cav nine High school and two visited Lynn View High school Grade school students have Friday and investigated the Bridges accompanied by Webb eness of Mississippi state drop Porter another Issaa member a notch into a tie or ninth Mcdonald Surgoinsville suspended from school by Akard said vhf after or. Bridges said it was not a Winner of the eight setbacks while Winner is the Mosheim infected with the Rock throwing _ _ i _ a m f fool j i j m i Branch game. Topping off the Doty Rutherford s eagles Are wednesday card the Church j playing .500 Ball winning 11 of Hill cagers will clash with the 22 games. Washington College Lamar win these teams boast a pair of Ner. The Best guards in upper East training school s second Tennessee Bobby Helton of seeded Junior finally get Bristol and Tommy Wright of into action thursday at by Holston. Engaging the Boones Creek-1 Lester Delp will team up with Clinch Winner. In the thursday Gene ban at the Forward Posi curtain Raiser Sulphur Springs a tons Hugh Broome will hold girls will meet the Clinch Erwin Down the Center Slot with Billj Winner. The Nightcap boys Rexrode and Helton moving came pits Happy Valley against from the guards to round out the Erwin Sulphur Springs win the starting five for the Vikings., for the eagles it will be don.7 Camp Creek Winner. Semifinals in the top bracket will be played at Friday with the lower bracket semis at Nie finals and Consolation Are set for saturday. Semifinals Are set for Friday and the finals come up Satur Day. Johnson City s undefeated who eed a regular slate of 20 games without a defeat still loom As the class of District two and Are highly favored to move to the championship. The Hill toppers Don t figure to have too much trouble getting out of the top bracket play to the finals with most of the hot action conceded to be in the lower bracket. Training school Erwin and Happy Valley Are regarded the strongest in the lower bracket. Washington College and Church Hill appear to be John son City s chief threats in the top bracket. In girls play top seeded la mar and second seeded Sulphur Springs Are favored to reach the finals. Doran and Ted Douglas at for i Ward Robert Wagner at Center with Pete Coats and Wright holding Down the guard posts. I a full schedule will be on tap tomorrow night with Sullivan tar heels slate cagers clash in do or die contest incident Akard said. The superintendent said these students will be Able to re enter school next fall or May make up their credits during summer school. The local school officials also temporarily suspended the Lynn View basketball schedule while question of who was responsible for the that it had occurred at Lynn View school and that the school must be held Akard said. Akard said that Bridges indicated during his investigation that the action already taken by the school in identifying and with Auburn s Bob Miller. Har per is scoring at an 18.5 rate Caveness and Miller at 18.2. Tennessee s de Wiener who pulled into the top 10 briefly last week is just Back of the leaders with an 18.0 average. All 12 Kentucky and leu still leading the Confer ence championship race with perfect slated for action tonight in Sec games the running with a 50-34 second place record. The remaining matches were 3-1 victories. Maintenance with a 38-46 record Over accounting and How Over production no. 2 who now have a 40-44 record. Frank Kelly had the 205 High single game but Paul Lee took the series honors with a 524. The thunderbolts took a 3-1 win from the 15-13 blockbusters to continue in the Broad Street in the remaining match a. Y. League Lead with a 24-4 stand first place with a 6-2 Mark. Research no. 1 had a clean sweep Over engineers no. 1 Power department Defeated or Ganic chemicals and venite overpowered s m. Division split with building 75. Ing. The improved their punishing the guilty students Tennessee Raleigh n. C. Pair Ings for the Atlantic coast con Ference tournament will be an Jefferson City Host to District 4 tourney Jefferson City the District four High school Bas taking on Mountain City in next sunday but Duke opener Holston Clinch first place pairing rebels taking on first seeded against Virginia by defeating South Carolina tuesday night. The tournament opens at Raleigh March 4. Duke moved into first place in the conference with 7-1. By win Ning Over Maryland last week 68-61. The terms lost first with a 7-2 Mark. But the terrapins came Back to defeat Wake Forest 74-53 to hold second Over the threatening Deamon deacons of Wake for est who Are in third with 7-3. North Carolina gave Duke a scare saturday night before los ing by 67-63. Headline game for this week is on wednesday night when North netball night at tourney will open to the Jefferson Elizabethton at and Kings port meeting Mary Hughes in the Nightcap. Zaharias bears Berg in Golf tournament Miami Beach Fla. After her winning Bat cancer babe Zaharias hit another High spot in her fabulous career sunday when she beat Patty Berg in an exciting stretch run for the championship of the Serbin Carolina revisits North Carolina women s Golf tournament. State in a game pledged by tar the Victory was a Fine Climax Heel coach Frank Mcguire a _ to the babe s great comeback. Or die Mcguire lost Trickey pric e of was her first tournament trl a close one to Everett Case s boys die Tennessee Jim Byassee and Mph since the operation last at state last time and criticized Junior Dougherty of Union John april in a Hospital in Beaumont Case s employment of the full Friend of David Lipscomb and Tex., where she started the Ca court press. Freddie Harrison of Austin Peay. Reer that won her acclaim As the a greatest women athlete of the an investigation was underway would be taken into Alabama at leu Auburn the school did not play the last Tion by the Issaa in reaching Tulane Vanderbilt at Ken four regularly scheduled and Florida at Mississippi. I but had been Given permission this statement indicated that1 then a11 Al e Idle until Satur i locally to compete in the Dis the Issaa could have when Tennessee is at strict tournament. Sterner action with regard to the1.Alabama, Auburn and Kentucky Akard said the Issaa stepped school Akard explained. He said in Montgomery Vanderbilt at into the picture after numerous sports ordinarily Are suspended Florida leu at Mississippi state protests had been registered for a full Calendar year in such Tulane at Mississippi and geor against the action taken by the cases coming before the Issaa. At Georgia teen Tulane knocked some of the glitter off Alabama s Sec rec Ord saturday night when Hal Cervini led the Greenier to a 54-50 Victory pulling Tulane up to a tie with Bama for third place. Both have 8-2 Sec Marks Harry Carrell was top Man with a 236 single and 577 place record with a clean venite took team honors with sweep Over the 14-14 atom an 856 single and 2463 series. Smashers. The victors carded Charlie Kibler grabbed the the team High 763 single and Eastman National league lion 2276 in posting their 22-8 ors with a High 239 single and record. 545 series and teammates the crusaders had a perfect for research no. 2 joined in to night at the hands of 11-17 con take team honors with a 901 Nevers and the Gutte Snipes took single and 2445 series. This gave four Points from the wingless Al r to v Ai them a 3-1 Victory Over venite j Ley rats. Lineup a remigia Icen and a second place p. Mitchell had the i fish Georgia at missis game and Joe Rice took 95 had a perfect High honors with a 511. Two Kingsport basketball players make All Star team Johnson City Tenn. Four East Tennessee state col lege cagers and one from Milli were selected on the All conference squad of the Volun Teer state athletic conference at the tourney completed Here saturday night. Rusty Woy of Chattanooga Gary Mcginnis and Hal Morri son of Kingsport and Dick Creech of Knoxville were the fight fans to see top boxers this week on Fine cards bucs named. Gaslin won a spot on the squad. New York Milligan guard Champion kid Gavilan two High ranking welter con tenders Johnny Bratton and top o school gym. Gatlinburg is top seeded for the tourney which will continue through saturday night. Monday s schedule Washburn betters world s jump Auckland new zealand Williams bettered the women s world Broad jump re Cord of Fanny Blankers Koen lbs Sejm. Boys at White Pine is har girls at 9 . And Hancock is Sevierville boys at tuesday Morristown is Linburg girls at 6 . Rutledge is Morristown boys at Rush Strong Jefferson girls at 9 . And Pittman Center Msj Maury boys at that concludes the opening round. Court press. Second in interest Wake Forest at Duke Friday night with Duke out to gain revenge for a previous loss to the deacons. Other conference games monday South Carolina at Wake Forest tuesday South Carolina at Duke saturday George Washington at North saturday. Mrs. Blankers Koen jumped 20 feet 6 inches at Lei Den in 1943. About a third of the Popula Tion of France lives in houses without running water. Southern conference eyes on second place Western will have to wait until tourney to avenge its Only defeat Louisville if Kentucky Hopes to avenge the Only defeat against its record this season it will have to wait Richmond a. J until the finals of the Ohio Val a Battle for first place out of sight and mind the question now is who gets second in the Southern conference. And this is not too Large a question since Richmond needs Only to beat Furman and Frank Selvy tomorrow night to Clinch Ley conference tournament. Eastern Kentucky the team that upset the nation s fourth ranking Cage Power is in the opposite bracket. Pairings were drawn yesterday for the annual playoff which gets underway thursday. The runner up spot in the seed the drawings by a Freak of Ings for the conference Tournai Chance set up the same pairings ment. Land playing times As Ain last the spiders have a 9-2 tournament. And Furman is in third with 4-1. Indoor Tennis match new York Sven Davidsson plays Denmark s Kurt Nielsen today for the National indoor Tennis Champion first All european final in the event since 1927. Western and Eastern will be Idle thursday night while More head tackles Tennessee tech at . And Murray takes on Middle Tennessee at . Western tackles the Morehead tech Winner at . Friday and Eastern engages the Murray Middle Tennessee survivor. Harper passes up Mexico City match san Antonio Tex. Up Golf s Winter tour rattled on to Mexico City today but without Chandler Harper the tournament old timer who put on one of the greatest finishes in the game s history in winning the Texas open with three straight rounds of 8-under-Par 63. The 40-year-old Star playing better now than any time in his Long career tied the All time pea record for 72 holes As he wound up with 259 to take Down in the Texas open yester Day and vault into fourth place among the year s leading Money winners. East Tennessee state won the annual tourney defeating Beth Al 79 to 57, in the finals. Middle Tennessee took third place by defeating Union 86 to 65, in the opener on saturday night s final play. President Burgin Dossett of East Tennessee state presented the various trophies. The bucs the two big ones for winning the tournament and the other for copping the regular season. Etc finished up with 13 straight conference victories. In All coach Madison Brooks outfit now has a Mark of 22 wins in 25 starts this season. Top rated cagers new York top rated College basketball teams according to the weekly inter National news service Survey Kentucky a and m. Cross state Dame Washington Salle 17 Maryland a. And m. . Reds have .500 Mark Falun Sweden has an impressive .500 average Lulu Perez Are the stars in a Fine card of leading bouts this week. Gavilan takes on Johnny Cunningham the Baltimore garbage Man in a non title tuneup in Miami Beach tuesday night. The Marks the opening of the kid s training Campaign for middleweight title Light with Champion Bobo Olson in Chicago april 2. The bout won t be telecast. Cunningham won a ten Rounder Over lightweight Cham Pion Jimmy Carter in the Flor Ida resort on sept. 12 but he was stopped by welter contender Carmen Basilio in four rounds at Toledo nov. 28. Bratton making his first Start since he was dubbed by Gavi Lan in a title fight nov. 13, meets Saxton the no. 5 contender in a ten Rounder at the Philadel phia Arena wednesday night. Bratton is the no. 3 contender. The tussle starting at 10 . Will be telecast coast to coast by lbs. Pep the no. 1 featherweight berth. Building Indiana defending big 10 champs meets upset minded Iowa tonight Chicago ins Indiana s i it Ohio s second major defending big ten within a Wnek. Winners of 10 of 11 conference games this season entertain an upset minded Iowa squad to night at Bloomington. And stand 14-6 in All games. A Victory for the Auburn which bowed to them of at least 77-59, is in fifth place and the while a for the second miss 70-66 Winner Over Florida Hawk eyes would Knock rounds out the first division. Them out of the championship Kentucky beat outsider Depaul picture completely. In other action an improved Illinois quintet still rated an outside Chance of grabbing a last monday Osu stunned Iowa 77 to 69. Robin Freeman led the Buck won n 10 a 0 0 2 1.000 7 6 4 3 Kentucky Louisiana state Alabama Tulane Auburn Mississippi Tennessee vandeeb1lt miss. State Georgia Florida Sorota tech the Filan inns do not bal incr by cans. Leu and Kentucky played Torrin games which counted or in Sec Rume Lor them but not for Georgia. 1 7 9 .2 1.000 .800 .100 .400 .300 .182 .100 .000 eyes 34-Point final Quarter hoosiers splurge. Freeman pumped in Points in the game. Northwestern captured us fourth straight Triumph Satur Day by beating Purdue 90 to 72. Forward Frank Ehmann the Star in the team s 100 to 90 defeat against Indiana on big squad hosts rugged Michigan. _. State College at Evans on 111. Tonight the hoosiers had to wait until the final five seconds saturday night to beat the spartans at East Lansing. Guard Burke Scott Sank a 25-foot.er from just outside the free throw Circle to give Indiana a 63 to 61 Victory. Indiana went ahead 59 to 50 j feature this week s wrestling pro with five minutes remaining at the civic auditorium the spartans pulled to within wednesday night. Junction trials seeing top dogs grand Junction Tenn. Points. 61 to 59, in the final son of last year s and a half makes his bid today in the naj Sophomore Forward a Ferrari tonal championship Field trial who led All players with 20 lag match features wrestling this week another tag team match will Jack Fargo and Mike Cha coma will team up against Herb Welch contender fifth face and Perez each other ranked in the main ten Rounder at Madison Square Garden Friday night. The 31-year-old Pep has a 183 5-1 record. Perez 20, has a 34-2 record. T the bout will be telecast Abc and broadcast Abc starting at 10 . Another to featherweight Headliner matches Davey Lardo no. 6 contender and Gene Kilsyth s Rusty Doone owned by mrs. G. M. Livingston of Quitman ga., was braced with commander High tone Beau owned by mrs. Archie Taylor and c. E. Duffield of Tyler Tex., for the afternoon run. Rusty s Mother shores Brown e old freckle face Doone was not entered this year. Paired for the morning show were Lone survivor owned by or. E. R. Calame Jonesboro ark., and Furlow owned by f. A Mai Lory of Chattanooga Tenn. Only two More dogs remain to be put Down and the Winner should be named late tomorrow. And newcomer George in the main attraction. Points connected with 1.25 re i Ehling has returned from mailing to tie the score at 61 a wrestling tour in Mexico and to 61. The hoosiers froze by lilt up a string of wins Ball with Scott holding it above he weighs in at 193 pounds and hails from Santa Barbara Calif. The feature event will be Best his head until he let go in the final seconds. Iowa s battered title aspirations were i two Olla of three Falls 90-Mlnute saturday night limit Illinois. The Zillini won 74 to 51, one fall preliminaries will be to avenge a loss earlier in at 8 Fargo will Battle Ehling and Chaco a takes on Welch. Advance ticket sales open to Day at the Palace newsstand season. John Kerr Illinois 6-9 Center contributed 27 Points to the Vic tors who after taking a 19 to 13 first Quarter Lead were Able to hold the Youthful Hawk eyes in Tow through the game. Illinois Triumph moved the Zillini into the title picture with clean Bill of health a 7-3 record half a game new York Back of Illinois gave Mai Ali infield a Clear Bill of health today but four other track and Field stars including shot put King Parry o Brien and mile Whiz Wes Santee were banned from foreign Competition for one year. Gabor leads Way Syracuse n. Y. Billy Gabor led the Syracuse nation to a 100-73 Victory Over min Neapolis in a National Basket Ball Assn. Game last night. Gabor after hitting his first five Smith formerly a from the floor finished 126-Pounder, in a. Monday ten Rounder at Brooklyn s Eastern Parkway Arena. The. 10 .. Bout will be telecast by Dumont. Silver dollars Are in common to show today for its Only in a few Western states petition in a world ski meet like Montana and Nevada. With 22 Points. We give. Green Stamps Atlas Esso station intersection Bristol and j. C. Phone i 5-15s1 must play Indiana on the final night of the season and it could be a game to decide the out come of the conference championship. Minnesota ahead 38-36, at the half was bottled up by Ohio state the buckeyes won handily 84 to 73. If you want to save on your insurance the place to save 13 Amner 101 Broad Street How to make heartburn go almost As fast As it too much mid Anno raw stomach but get rid of acid almost it i arts. They can t your cause acid rebound. That s Why Lions always carry in of convenient Relief from heartburn and pains. Minty. Turns today

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