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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - February 26, 1953, Kingsport, Tennessee8 thursday feb. 26, 1953 Kingsport times five berths open in big tourneys new York spots Are still open in the two major Post season basketball tournaments with the National invitation Competition needing four to Complete its 12-team bracket and the Mcaa one for a 22-team affair. Twelve conference championships will need to be decided before the for the Mcaa tourney is completed since the titleholder automatically qual Ify for championship play open ing March 9. Nit play gets underway in Madl Sori Square Gar Den March 7. St. John s of Brooklyn and Tulsa will join the Garden Bri Gade that includes unbeaten Seton Hail la Salle s defending champions Manhattan West Ern Kentucky Louisville and Duquesne. Oklahoma City accepted an invitation from the Mcaa. Coach Eddie Hickey announced his St. Louis Bil Likins had received an invite to the nit after they beat Tulsa 63-56, estonian so after27thwin one More nod sets new Victory record new York Hall the nation s no. 2 College basketball team in this week s United press ratings goes after Jolly Cholly is taken for quartet of bos-4 ton braves pitchers take time out from Spring practice at Bradenton Fla., to take manager Charlie Grimm for a wheel Barrow ride. Wheeling Jolly Cholly Are left to Johnny Antonelli Murray Wall Gene Conley and Ray Crone. A wire photo but said University officials had an All time major College record taken no action. Friday night when it tries to once the preliminary games make Baldwin Wallace its 27th Are out of the Way Mcaa teams will line up for the first round of the regional tournaments with the winners going to Kan Sas City for the finals March 17-18. The lineup includes at Chicago Ivy league straight victim in an undefeated season. Coach Honey Russell s pirates tied the Mark of 26 straight in one season last saturday Matching feats accomplished by Long Island University in 1936 Champion is. Winner of Eastern and holy Cross in 1950. For Liu Dame and was a Complete season for ten titleholder is. Winner of holy Cross the Streak ended with a loss at Columbia in the 27th game. For , no. 27 will be played on its Home court at South Orange n. J. Shooting accuracy and avoid Paul mid american contest. At Raleigh n. C. Conference Southern conference Champion is. Navy new England conference win be and Louisiana Tate South Ance of fouling have marked Eastern is. Fordham Middle Hall s Success Mcaa serv lactic Winner. Ice Bureau statistics showed to Miami was assured of no worse1 Day since the pirates rank no. 1 than a tie for the mid american in both departments. They have title last night when Cincinnati made 44.4 per cent of their shots Defeated Toledo 81-79. The floor to 44.1 for in has a 9-1 conference slate wit Vagara and have committed 15.3 two games to against i personals per game to 15.6 for Cincinnati. Toledo and Cincin a Niagara. Nati have 8-3 records and each this week s figures also show has a game remaining. Richmond crowned collegiate champs of old Dominion Hampden Sydney a. University of Richmond added the state collegiate basketball championship to its big six Crown last night by defeat ing 92-75. The Victory left the spiders with an Over All state record of 13 victories and Only a defeat by Emory and Henry. By beat ing Hampden Sydney coach Les Hooker s aces wiped out the mathematical possibility Wil Liam and Mary had of outdid dancing Richmond. The Richmon dets overcame a nine Point first period deficit in handing the tigers their first setback in seven games. By halftime Richmond had moved four Points in front and the margin widened thereafter. Bob Witt of Richmond and Jerry Adams of the tigers shared High scoring honors with 22 Points apiece. Hampden Sydney s prank Hoffman scored 21, and Skippy Slaydon got 17 for the losers. Jim Gahagan had 20 for Richmond. Bradley takes easy 64-33 win in tenth Cleveland Tenn. Ley county s powerful bears took another step in their bid for a Stafe championship by trounce Ine Englewood 64-33, in the District High school Basket Ball tourney Here wednesday night. The bears no. 3 team in the state last year were paced by Blond Billy Cate with 17 Points. That the tremendous increase in i Points a game on uhe average for both Ihas come almost exclusively at the foul line. In the average j game both teams Are averaging about 47 baskets the same As a year ago but they Are making 41 free throws Good instead of 31. The increase in scoring is so great that 16 teams Are clicking off 80 or More Points a game a level reached by Only four teams previously in the entire history of the sport. Kentucky Louis Ville and West Virginia were that High last year and Rhode Island state set the record at 82.5 in 1947. Paces Johnson City Tenn. East Tennessee state s polished buccaneers thundered out front Early and maintained a steady Pace to trim Virginia military Phil Cav arrettes could be Surprise of year Kaschin Lopat Rizzuto among seven Kef using Yankee offers Roy Hamey tries Roget players names on line Virgil trucks shows old time vigor to Start Hopes of 20-Victory year san Bernardino Calif. Trucks completely re covered from his recent Gall bladder operation was firing the Ball with his old time vigor today in a last Chance attempt to rack up 20 victories. I m not getting any commented the 33-year-old right hander who came to the Browns from Detroit last december and this might be my Chance to win 20 games. Frankly i think i might do it this year. I be had just about j every possible thrill a Pitcher could ask for in Ning a world series game an ail Star game leading the league in strikeouts and pitching those two no hitters last i be never been Able to win 20 games in one season. I d like to do it this when the Browns obtained trucks he in Detroit hos Pital undergoing surgery and he had expressed some doubt As to whether he would be Able to pitch again. I thought the operation might make me he said wiping the perspiration from his mus Cular arms after a 20-minute exhibition victories and then taking a by Gayle Talbot Mesa Ariz. Chicago cubs surprised the pants off a great Many persons including themselves by leading both big leagues in last Spring real flyer at the National league Flag before a series of infield in juries began chopping them Down in june. We recall with some pain that at about this time we indulged in some mild kidding of their new manager Phil Cavarretta pitching session but it has t in the tournament and second bothered me a bit. I never Western Kentucky Are voc tourney starts tonight Eastern Western Are favourites of meet Louisville by. The fifth annual Ohio Valley con Ference basketball tournament opening Hern tonight May pro vide a test of two National tour Neys. Eastern Kentucky the voc seasonal Winner and seeded no. 1 panthers knocked out of tourney by Jonesboro 53-48 Johnson City Tenn. Hard driving Jim Fleenor was the hero of the Day and at the same time captured the hearts Abl More than other Pitcher i i i Trio ctn of any worries about my Arm. It s As Strong now if not stronger than it was in 1949 when i won 19 games for the the husky 208-Pound trucks already has drawn considerable Praise from manager Marty Marion who considers him the key to the Browns pitching plans this year. I have every Confidence that trucks will be a consistent win Ner this Marion says and we Are counting on him prob 1 j to a. 1 w Lii la . Ill til. To because he you Len t think the fans As he scored 32 Ion the staff j much of anything to say about his club except that his players such As they were were doing a Points to Lead Jonesboro to a spine tingling 53 to 48 Victory Church Hill in District two trucks lost seven games by one run last season while compiling 5-19 Mark but he in t moan i j i Vuci x1j.11 a. We great Deal of running and would j yesterday at state ln8 Over showing be in shape when the season j i m with a much began. College gymnasium. Better club the 32 markers set an Lodi he said. More Power and a much better Well that was a year ago and Victual scoring record for the a much defense Cavarretta has proved himself a j others to snoot at and also it it it surprisingly Fine manager Ine tigers As dark Sauer has developed into one of Norse quit in tourney play the game s authentic Church Hill had been third and there will be no More kid j seeded for the event. Ding of the Chicago cubs. They in two Otner contests first finished fifth despite a terrible Happy Valley had an easy run of Luck anti they Are talking time drubbing Clinch 62-27, of shoving some club out of the j Aniie the Washington College first division maybe the Neid off Clinch in the expected to clash in the championship game saturday night. Eastern is headed for the National collegiate athletic association tournament and West Ern has accepted a bid to the National invitation tournament in new York. Many Cage experts believe the nit has stole the March on the Mcaa in picking the dependent teams this Best in-1 year. A rumoured Kal Segrist May be sent to phils in Swap for Waitkus by Ben Phlegar smooth talking Roy Hamey goes to Bat for the second time j today in his efforts to break the i log Jam of new York Yankee holdouts. Hamey connected on four for five in his first attempt tuesday when he got agreements from Allie Reynolds Hank Mickey Mantle and Joe Collins. His Only failure was Eddie to Pat and Lopat is first on his list today. Hamey made a Side trip from the Yankees St. Petersburg base to their farm Camp at Lake i Wales Fla., yesterday for a ses Sion with his Boss. General manager George Weiss. T4ie Yankees want Lopat to sign a provisional contract Call ing for a maximum 25 per cent Cut in his 1952 figure of if he can show that he has re gained his old form they la pay him again. Lopat wants a pact without the ifs and ands. Hamey also plans to try his Luck with Vic Raschi who pulled Down last season and outfielder Gene Woodling. Atlanta Widseth 1 others still on the Yankees sensational fresh a unsigned list Are Phil Rizzuto of a kind Philadelphia athletics Are three deep in catchers commencing Spring training drills at West Palm Beach Fla. Lined up Here Are top to Bottom Ray Murray Rookie Neal watling ton and Joe Astroth. Nea Tennessee s Man Center won the Atlanta who like Raschi Drew last clash Between Eastern and West Ern in the voc final would pro vide a test of that theory. Action in the voc tourney Wil get underway at p. M. With Murray state College playing Middle Tennessee. Morehead state College tangles with ten Juhe vols losing Effort against i Day in Trade rumours Nessee tech at p. M. Constitution s Southeastern con season Pitcher Whitey Ford Ference basketball player of the first baseman Johnny Mize Sec week Honor this week. Ond baseman Billy Martin and the 6-foot-4 Davenport Kal Segrist. Product Buck eted 31 Points in Segrist s name figured yester Georgia last night. Georgia Clearwater Fla., Camp the the in the Semi finals tomorrow j 87-86" Philadelphia phils. The word night Eastern will meet the Widseth a Fine defense player was that the phils Are trying to Tampa Fla. Up manager Murray Middle Tennessee win us Well As one of the vols top get waivers on first Sacker Eddie Rogers Hornsby who once re Ner in the first game and West a York giants. I final period to win 44 to 37. About All we need is another no night games were carded Power hitter to Back up Sauer and another Good starting Pitcher in the class with Bob Rush and Warren Cavarretta said. I suppose we have a Little shortstop problem too but this could be the year that Roy smal Ley lives up to All his Promise if he has recovered from the leg injury that troubled him last i Phil is deadly serious about converting either Preston Ward or Leon Brinkopf or both into outfielders now that he has no real reason to Hope he will be the Winner in the great Ralph Kiner sweepstakes. Both Ward a first baseman just Back from Bob Bowen. In tourney play yesterday since the state gym was being used for the skirmish Between the buccaneers of East Tennessee state College and the Virginia Mili tary Institute cadets. Fleenor almost single Anderly won the game for Jones bore As he poured in nine of his Points in the final Canto to bring the tigers from behind. Players permission to at tend the movies during the sea son surprised the Cincinnati reds at their opening workout today with a list of lenient rules for Spring training. Hornsby s new Deal permits players to fish and play Golf and bars fines for being overweight. In recent years Cincinnati Man agers have declared nearby Golf courses out of Hornsby made it Clear How Ever that he would continue to judge his players on the Field by his own demanding standards. It it it Havana Cuba run slugger Ralph Kiner and pitchers Paul Pettit Charley Sipple and Johnny Hekl were scoring Ern will play the Morehead ten Nessee tech survivor. The championship game is scheduled for 8 . Saturday. 22 against Florida monday. Held Alabama s High j Waitkus in order to ship him to Jerry Harper to five the Yankees. The phils Are sup after trailing 12-10 at the end plates Only re of the first period the bengals holdouts today fought Back to take a 26-19 half in Rookie Flat baseman a1 time Lead. At the end of three acceptance of terms. Quarters they de 39-34 Church Grunwald has notified the pm Hill then rallied to knot the rates main office a Pittsburgh count at 40-All on a pop shot by that he will arrive in Havana the service and Brinkopf a third baseman hit with Good Power the latter having poled memorial building. Vii m Ralph f Colwell. 1 Mcdowel i Hall. I Kellnar. C Talt. C Foley. F Wentz. C Nyman g waiter g Pencel. G totals Etc 70 Weaver f Morrison f Syzemore i Sloan f Waycaster c Edens. C , i Woy. G Estep. E totals free throws missed Foft a fits. 4 1 1 i in o o o o o o 16 Institute s cadets 10-52, 27 Home runs for los Angeles last " this is the year incidentally that Phil Hopes finally to sit himself on the Bench and stay there. He will be 37 within a Lew months and he feels he is begin Ning to creak. With Dee Fondy one of the club s two .300 hitting regulars ready to go All the Way at first and with Ward in serve there appears no Good Rea son for Phil to go on sweating and striving. 18 re 133 6 0 2 000 000 235 373 t 1 310 1 0 1 25 20 15 Vii Colwell it of Pis. 3 0 0 000 357 7 24 7 2 70 4 Kellnar 4. Etc Mcgil Nils 3. Woy 2, Way Caster 4. Weaver 4. Edens 2. The Victory was number 24 for the buccaneers against Only three defeats and marked their last action until next wednes Day when they open Competition in the National association Norm Tunnell s jump toss and free throw put the panthers on top 43-41, but Jim Pugh re tied it with a one hander. Fleenor and Bowen swapped goals after which Fleenor s pop shot put the tigers in front to stay. Bill gouge was the spark plug in the Happy Valley five Cylinder fast breaking attack. Gouge netted 12 Points but set up Many More. Jerry Elliott was top scorer with 17. The Washington College girls led All the Way to cinch an easy win. They held the Pace 14-11 after one Quarter 26-12 at the half and 40-28 after three periods. Jonesboro s3 White. 4 Freeman 3 Pugh. 6 Bowman . 32 f f c g g Ondrek Bui 48 Lark los. 6 born. 14 Tunnell 13 Creasy. 12 subs Jonesboro Shell. Sunnette. Arnold 2 of intercollegiate basketball District tournament at Clarks Ville. The Southern conference virginians were in the Lead Only once when a bucket at the be ginning gave them a 2-0 Lead. Rusty Woy s Field goal knotted the score and except for a that the Cincinnati reds have tie East Tennessee state led their Spring training in Tam the Way. Public hearing May determine Fate of game fish commission late this week. He said he delayed signing because of the birth of. His second child last Friday. Tucson. Ariz. Manager Hank Greenberg of the Cleveland indians adopted hard attitude toward his three holdout 20-game winners today. We be been fair to Greenberg said referring pitchers Bob Lemon Mike Garcia and Early Wynn. Well just look at our Young pitchers until they realize we be been Greenberg revealed that Wynn is sitting tight at his Noko mis Fla., Home while Garcia and Lemon Are expected to arrive for conferences late this week. To St. Petersburg Fla. Up of Gene Woodling was to Confer with assist ii. Morton. Ant general manager Roy next Spring will Mark the 20th Barney today and Pitcher de Lopat was scheduled for a con Ference Friday As the Yankees sought to reduce their list of unsigned players. Woodling who hit .309 last season is believed asking for while of Bat a 10-game Winner is resisting a conditional contract which would involve risking a heavy Cut. Points saturday night. He scored i posed to be interested m Segrist 26 Points against Alabama and and Andy Carey and Bill Skow the ee1 gains Yogi Berra of the new York Yankees pats the now Well padded Frame of team mate Ewell Blackwell As Batter men reported at the Yankees Spring training Camp at St. Petersburg Fla. Blackwell some times called the because of his extreme slim Ness in at 210 pounds 21 pounds Over last season. A wire photo Ron a couple it other Yankee youngsters. Carey is an infielder Skowron an outfielder. Cleveland holdout ranks to six with the signing of Pitcher Lou Brissie but the six absentees Are All vital pitchers Bob Lemon Early Wynn and Mike Garcia outfielder Larry Doby and second baseman Bob Avila. The Cincinnati reds officially open their Tampa Fla., training Camp today with a one a Day workout schedule. East Stone closes against Clintwood East Stone Gap spa East Stone Gap closes out its regular season play Here Tomor Row night by entertaining pow Erful Clintwood. The Clintwood Are top heavy favourites to win their game but most of the local in Terest will be focused on the opener Between the girls teams. Clintwood has compiled a 16 3 record this season mostly on the strength of Janice crab tree s offensive performance. East Stone relies on a Well balanced scoring attack to gain its wins. Shirley Tate Catherine Hamilton and Barbara Matz Lead the Way in Point making. East Stone has an 11-4 rec Ord for the season. This includes a Victory Over Gate Only loss for the Dev Lettes. Nashville House forestry fish and game com Mittee May hold Public hearings on Bills which would abolish the state game and fish commis Sion. At a committee meeting yesterday rep. Damon Headden jr., committee chairman said he could not schedule a Public cause the author hearing be of the controversial James har Din was not present. But another committee Mem Ber rep. Carlen Jones Sumner county said a Public hearing May be held later As More Bills Bill the conservation department. Gov. Frank Clement has declined comment on the proposals. Hardin says he introduced the measure because politics Are being played in the present commission. The Greeneville lawmaker offered three Bills to effect the proposed change. These would 1. Abolish the present com Mission. 2. Abolish a conservation com Mission within the conservation department which has jurisdiction Over resources not within the scope of the game and fish commission. House. Until the committee returns them to the House floor for consideration on third and final Reading no action can be taken. Hardin said he is considering changing the Bill which would create a new Board to make the proposed new commission somewhat larger and include other state he added that he might Amend the Law to make the con meanwhile representative Headden s father Damon head Den sr., onetime state game and fish director said we have the votes to kill the commission and give the game and fish business Back to the governor to run any Day we want to bring it up. Most of the real Hunters and fishermen of Tennessee Are opposed to the domination of the game and fish Field by a group ser vation commissioner the uni of City Hunters and game hogs. Inducing an administration on the subject come rep. Kenneth Bailes d Knoxville said East 3. Create a five member com Mission including the governor As an sex offi Cio member to As a trustee of the Nat varsity of Tennessee Dean of agriculture and the president of the Tennessee conservation league sex offi Cio members. Hardin in explaining the Pur poses of his proposals declared these Bills would place All of the state s natural resources in we Are going to get rid of it. Grant l. Crawford Memphis fish dealer voiced an opinion similar to that expressed by the elder Headden. He said the present commission has Criminate a against a four Mil lion Dollar Industry in favor of a single commission just j big City Clearwater Fla. Up _ Earl Torgeson. Acquired from the Boston braves recently was designated by manager Steve o Neill As the Phillies regular first baseman today paving the Way for a Trade involving Eddie Waitkus. O Neill also revealed that he believes the Phillies will finish 1-2 this year and that the dodgers will fail to win the pen Nant despite the acquisition of Pitcher Russ Meyer. Sarasota Fla. Up the Boston red sox went into their second official Day of Spring training today with holdouts Mickey Mcdermott and Gus niarhos from their workouts. Mcdermott who won 11 games and niarhos who hit Only .103, both Are seeking raises. I about the same setup As was in sportsmen had requested a resources of the j effect under a 1939 Law until the lie hearing March 18 on Hardin s measures which would abolish the present Agency and establish a new commission within the Bills which carried the signatures of other lawmakers were referred to committee after passing second Reading in the game and fish commission was the present commission was established by a 1849 act. Meanwhile members Tennessee conservation of the i league scheduled a mass meeting Here today to urge a continuation of the commission under the pres ent arrangement. Moving Call 948 Tom still Transfer co. Free parking phone 906 Bare Elwire 25 25-lb. Bag 99c Swift s Careen Pastu Gro scratch feed Kasco All Mash laying pellets 100-lb. Mormilo 24% All Grain Dairy feed Garden cultivators Columbia seed Oats 195 sheep manure bag our store Headquarters for your Field and Garden seeds fertilizer baby Chicks feed Salt poultry supplies Power mowers Garden tractors Pratt s Farmland 447 West Sullivan free parking w. Sail by for Lew

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