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Logansport Pharos-Tribune (Newspaper) - March 14, 1955, Logansport, Indiana Monday Evening March Logansport Indiana PharosTribune Fifteen Attucks Takes Role Of Favorite In Tourney Indianapolis Five Nips Muncie Central 7170 BrondNew Champion Assured With Attucks Fort Wayne North Gary Roosevelt and New Al bany In Finals INDIANAPOLIS UP Once beaten Indianapolis Attucks con queror of mighty Muncie Central assumed the role of favorite Sun day as Indianas 45ta annual high school basketball tourney prepared to crown a brandnew champion Attucks which has a Saturday afternoon date with prolific New Albany gained the fourteam state Saturday night for only the second time in history outlasting Muncies toprated Bearcats 71 70 in a downJothewiro thriller Throughout the season the two frontrunners ranked 12 and their collision was billed as the game of the But there was still plenty of class left with Gary Roosevelt and Fort Wayne North completing the field Roosevelt crashed through to the finals for the first time spanking twotime champion Lafayette 59 4C thus reversing a regular reason loss after rolling over Crawfordsville the 19111 titlist 71 52 to run its winning streak to 20 Redskins First Since 1933 Norths Redskins made it for loped Switz City cennes 8658 for the first time since 1933 beating Sheridan and East NIBSC rival Mishawaka at Elkhart 5448 New Albany which has yet to face strong tourney pressure wal 84il and Vin the honors at Bloomington establishing three Sweet 16 records The Southern Conference cham pions scores against both foes new marks eclipsing Torre Haute Gerstmeyers 78 against Evansvllle Central two years ago Their 43point margin over Switz Citys Wabash Valley champions was two better than Lafayettes 6019 rout of Liberty Center way back in 1916 Finally New Albanys amazing average of points through seven tourney games was the highest ever chalked up by a final four member It also was the third straight week the Bull dog led offensive tourney statis tics By comparison Muncie topped last yoars finalists with a average Attucks the United Press title choice has the next bet offensive average North New Albany Roosevelt and thrashed seven Will Discuss NCAAs Plan CHICAGO Big Ten will decide Monday whether it will accept the NCAA plan for 1955 football television or whether it will try to develop a TV plan of its own in defiance of the national group There was no indication what the decision might be Although the conference TV committee met Wednesday to discuss the new program its recommendation was not announced Instead it requested the Monday session of athletic directors and faculty representatives to discuss the proposed The NCAA program originally scheduled for announcement two weeks ago was revised Tuesday and the Big Ten discussed the new version But because the national plan Hawkeyes Face Defending Cage Champ LaSalle Iowa Coach Unafraid of Ex plorers After Downing Tall Marquette Five in Tourney EVANSTON HI OConnor whose Iowa Hawkeyes play LaSalle Friday in the semi finals of the NCAA basketball tourney had no fears of the de fending champions Sunday because they cant show us any more height than The Hawkeyes Big Ten cham who have won 19 of 24 pious games remained inthe title chase Saturday night with an 8681 tri umph over Marquette but it was a breathtaking finish that nearly went the other way We outrebounded them in the will not Monday be the made public um conference it could make no announcement of its views The Big Ten has sought revision of the previous national game of Cie week program to provide for regional telecasting sale of rights by individual schools and more freedom in the number of appearances for individual schools The first NOAA plan for this year provided for some regional telecasting rights It these provisions were retained at least in part in the national plan and individual sale o wat believed both of touruey foes by an average margii of points Attucks won by an average Roosevelt by and North by Defensively Attucks took laurels allowing eight foes points per game Muncia lost no lustre in dropping that heartpounding thriller to At aucks and the seasonlong argu ment whicii is the better team wasnt settled either It never win be Robertson two powerhouses ran up and down Butlers spacious floor like kind of hitandrun at tack the two offensiveminded clubs were expected to use They swapped the load a dozen before Attucfcs had it for keeps and its Oscar Robertson emerged as the hero The dapper junior not cftly punched in 25 points and a total of 44 to lead all semifinal shooters he also intercepted a Muncie pass with seven seconds to go That play may have kept Attucks dream alive of becoming the first Indianapolis team to win the treasured title Muncies b r i 11 i an t Jay Mc Creary who rode the B e a r c a t s home in front in 1952 in his very first year had no alibis There wasno turning point j he said It was a great ball game all the way He added however that Muncie was hurt when Forward Gene Flowers left the game for about 12 minutes in the second period saddled with four personals We just didnt have the scoring punch he said Attucks Ray Orowe returned the compliments It was as tough a game as we expected it to he said Muncie Avas as good as every body said they JNDLVNAPOLIS UP Top scorers in the Indiana high school basketball tourney semifinals G F T 0 Robertson Attucfcs 13 18 44 W Eison G Roosevelt 15 11 40 U Johnson Mishawaka 15 10 40 H Johnson New Albany 14 8 36 J Casterlow Muncie 12 W 35 G Taylor FW North12 11 35 T Pitts Vincennes 13 8 34 Merriweather Attucks 14 4 32 B Maier New Albany 13 6 32 C Seitz New Albany 12 Woodson Ties World High Hurdles Record Wis UiP One worid record tie and three meet records were posted in the Mil waukee Journal Games Abe Woodson of Illinois tied the world mark and broke a meet mark with seconds in the 50 yard high hurdles Saturday night He tied Robert Wrights 1941 world indoor mark matched by Harrison Dfflar in 1943 Gene Jteynard former Uanois star running unattached out of Champaign broke Stacey Siders1 meet record with in the run The Indifjia team of Don Ward Mike Cusick James Ely and Len Robinson won the university mile relay with a record breaking Two stars failed in announced attempts to set new world marks The Rev Bob Richards vaulted 15 feet 1 pole 69th time he has been above 15 feet But it was 7 inches below the world mark he hoped to beat with a new and longer pole Kansas Wes Santee had a slow mile for him of but it was good enough to win over Phil Coleman of Chicago acd Lowell Zellers SEMIFINAL RESULTS AT ELKHART Mishawaka 51 Hartford City 43 Ft Wayne North 63 Sheridan 56 Ft Wayne North 54 Mishawaka 48 AT LAFAYETTE Gary Roos 71 Crawfordsville 52 Lafayette 59 Monticello 47 Gary Roosevelt 59 Lafayette 46 AT INDIANAPOLIS Indpls Attucks 80 Columbus 62 Muncie Central 65 Rushville 48 Attucks 71 Muncie Cent 70 AT BLOOMINGTON New Albany 84 Switz City 41 Vincennes 53 Reitz Ev 52 New Albany 88 Vincennes 58 7 Henry New Albany 12 7 13 5 PLAN FB SUPPER The lipton townhip Farm Bu reau will meet at the grade school at oclock Tuesday eve niag and a pancake and sausage will be held Those attend ing are to take table service and Additional Sports On Page 2 first OConnor said but they were cold They played their basketball game in the sec ond half and theyre a mighty good Marquette 13 points at the half picked away at the Iowa bulge throughout the second the eight seconds left to Hawkeyes lead was only Then Iowa stalled until only 55 seconds remained when Bob George got clear for a layup shot that clinched the win Free throws provided the rest of the margin You That Was It get games like Coach Jack Nagle of the Warriors said We couldnt get going in the first half Then we came back and we could have won it But they hit four jumpers in a row and that was it certainly werent disgraced and I thought we played a good game except in the first half whenwe were jittery Wow I guess its wait till next he said Iowas Bill Logan voted by newsmen as the most valuable player of the Evanston tourna ment was the key player of the game He looped 31 points and did a standout defensive job before he fouled out with to play Iowa also was hurt 11 seconds later when guard Milt Scheuarman crashed into the backboard sup port while making a drivein shot and injured Ms knee OConnor said it was uncertain whether he would be able to play against LaSalle ftube Schulz dropped 22 points for Marquette Terry Rand got 17 and Russ Wittberger and Jerry Hopfensperger 16 each but all of them increased their totals in the final seven icinutes after Logan was out of the game LaSalla Fine Team It was Marquettes 3rd loss was against 24 victories Iowa had some idea about what LaSalle and AllAmerican Tom Gola can do Weve had a couple of looks at OConnor said just in case we might get this far Theyve got a fine team but there just isnt anybody with more height than Both Iowa and Marquette had scorching shooting percentages 437 for the Hawks and 426 for the Warriors 7 buck ets in 11 tries and Logan U in 20 Iowa guard Bill Seaberg hit 5 of 8 and Wittberger 7 of 14 Logan Seaberg Wittberger and two Kentucky players center Bob Burrow and guard Gayle Rose were named to the alltournament team Kentucky whipped Perm State handily 6459 in the con solation game OConnor jubilant at the region al victory got an unexpected shock after the game His players threw him into the shower and he had to return to his hotel in a players wafmup suit SPECIAL SALE New S1LVERTOWN TIRES COMPLETE SETS Of FOUR EXCHANGE EXCHANGE EXCHANGE FIRST IN RUBBER FIRST IN TUBEIESS List Records Of Finalists JNMANAPOOS trail of fourIndiana high school basketball tourney finalists INDIANAPOLIS ATTUCKS 281 SECTIONAL Attacks 79 Indpls Washington 51 Attucks 87 Indpls Manual 36 Attucks 33 Indpls B Ripple 19 Attucks 73Indpls Shortridge 59 REGIONAL Attacks 95 Wilkinson 42 Attucks 7 Anderson SL SEMIFINAL Attudcs 80 Columbus 62 Attucks 71 70 NEW ALBANY 243 SECTIONAL New Albany 115 Georgetown 52 Baseball Results At Bradenton Fla Cincti N B 000 000 451 Mihv ON B 000 280 33 K 1 Gross Bfrkofer Walters 6 and Dotterer Caie Glggie 7 and White Winning Trowbridge Losing pitch At ft Myers Fla 10 innings Phila N 010 010 010 3 13 0 PittSbg 10 001 001 100 W 1 Greenwood Meyer Qualters and Lopata Burgess Thies Purkey a Xing 7 and Shepard Winning pitcher King Losing pitcher Qualtens New Albany 68 New Salisbury 49 j At West Palm Beaci Fla 12 New Albany 87 Mortan Twp 54 REGIONAL New Albany 77 Silver Creek 66 New Albany 88 Paoli 60 SEMIFINAL New Albany 84 Switz City 41 New Albany 86 Vincennes 58 GARY ROOSEVELT 262 SECTIONAL Roosevelt 70 Gary Wirt 59 Roosevelt 62 Merrillville 54 Rtasevelt 89 Gary Froebel 61 REGIONAL Roosevelt 66 Hammond 57 Roosevelt 58 Michigan City 51 SEMIFINAL Roosevelt 71 Crawfordsville 52 Roosevelt 59 Lafayette 46 FORT WAYNE NORTH SECTIONAL North58 FW Catholic 44 North 58 FW Central 56 North 85 FW Concordia 65 North 63 FW South 52 REGIONAL North 80 Avilla 46 North 66 Auburn 56 SEMIFINAL North 63 Sheridan 56 North 54 Mishawaka 48 010 020 000 7 14 2 Discuss New Athletic Preliminary arrangements for the establishment of the Tippecanoe Valley athletic conference by Ful ton and Pulaski county schools in a meeting last week at the Mon terey school bidding A dinner program will be con ducted at Franks Cafe Winamaic on April 18 for the election of offi cers and final adoption of the con stitution and bylaws School officials in attendance were Hal Peck Kewanna Mr Sharpe and Mr Bauer Pulaski Mr Carlson and Mr Chdlds Fran ces ville Mr Brumett Grass Creek Paul Newell Star City Mr Nelson Aubbeenaubbee Mr Min near Mr Owens and Mr Burton Monterey Medaryville was not represented but has signified an intention of joining the conference Pistons and Syracuse Win Division Titles By UNITED PRESS Division champions Syracuse and Fort Wayne wound up in a tie today for the regular season over s championship of the National Basketball Association The tie resulted when Syracuse was upset in its final game of the season 7776 by Milwaukee at Syracuse Sunday The Nationals and idle Fort Wayne thus finished with 43 victories and 29 defeats eacL just falling shorf of the 600 markat 597 In the only other Sunday game the Boston Celtics beat the New York Knicks 112101 at Boston The same two teams will meet in the opening game of the East ern Division playoffs at New York on Tuesday The Western Division playoffs also open Tuesday with Minneapolis playing Rochester at Minn Kan C fa 000 800 003 491 Shea Ross Ramos 10 and Korcheck Porto carrero Dittmar Oster 11 and Astroth Winning mos Losing At Lakeland Fla Milw N 000 000 2 10 1 Detroit A Oil 012 690 Buhl Koslo Allen 7 and Parks Carver Gro mek Herbert 7 and House Wilson Winning Losing At Miami Fla Chcigo A 102 120 691 Bklyn N 010 000 5 12 3 Dorish Martin Donovan Swift 9 and Courtney Loes Po dres Roebuck 7 and Campa nella Winning pitcher Dorish Losing At Tucson Ariz Chicago N 020 210 50040 IB 1 Cleve A B 120 010 483 Jeffcoat Brosnan Zick and Chiti McCullough Meyer Hoskins 4 Pitula Santiago and Averill Winning Jeffcoat Losing At Phoenix Ariz Cleve A B 000 023 17 5 New York N 010 300 682 Garcia Wight Narleski 6 and Foiles Maglie Burnside Worthington 6 and Westrum Katt Winning Los ing At Tampa Fla N 000 000 270 Cinti iN 202 200 680 SLawrence Miller Blaylock Moford 7 and Sarni Bac zewsii Acker Collum 7 and Seminick Winning pitcher Bac zewskL Losing pitcher Lawrence At St Petersburg Fla Boston A 001 030 4 10 0 NewYork A 002 000 251 Kiely Susce Brown 7 and Daley Sleater Kon stanty 7 and Howard Winning pitcher Kiely Losing pitcher Sleater At Hollywood Fla KCity B A 200 030 7 12 2 Mephis Sou 000 000 283 Guie Stemple Kirk and Mac Kenzie Brill Gaines Virkstis and Doolittle Romano At Ocala Fla Balto A Oil 000 8 12 0 Birm Sou 110 000 573 Orwilen Diemer Locke Harri son and Moss Kite Oriely Grasso and Thacker SAVAGE VS WALKER NEW YORK Mil Savage of Salt Lake City Utah and Sam my Walker of Springfield the losingest fighters ever paired on television will make desperate bids tonight in St Nich olas Arena for rarfking among mid dleweight contenders Read the Classified Ads Ga yourself into one of our new much wintzd SPLASH newest dictate for the smart jouTl make a zfl your own New SOUK different heres a pattern effect in a variety of colors and fabrics that lends new life to your nuat in the wardrobe at every smart drtwer Custom tafloted to jour individual measure low as REHMS MENS WEAR The Biggest Little Store in Town 405 East BrozVway Phone 3273 CLOTHES U S Leads in PanAmerican MEXICO CITY com bined might of United States ath letes today threatened to make a runaway of the second PanAmer ican Games With a worldrecord smashing performance from a comparative midget in weightlifting a wonjens championship in fencing and a great firstday qualifying round in tract and field the U S squad like it was on its way to an easy team victory At the end of the first day this fee way the unofficial scoring United States 46 defending champion Argentina 30 Mexico 20 Panama 15 Cuba 10 Chile 7 Bra zil 4 Canada 2 Venezuela 2 and Puerto Rico 1 It was a satisfying day for most American coaches and the future looked even better were the firstday high lights Weightlifting Tiny Charles Vin ci of York set a worlds wark in the bantam class for the snatch event with a lift of 223 pounds Fencing Veteran campaigner Maxine Mitchell won the womens fencing championship scoring sev en wins against a lone defeat Baseball The U S team beat Mexico 51 and the Dominican Re public turned back Venezuela 43 Track and field Ernie Shelton Soutern California star set a new games record in the high jump with 6feet 7ysinches Ingeborg Pfuller of Argentina won the worn ens discus with a record toss of 141 feet 8Vi inches Rod Richard of the armed forces and Mi chael Agostini of Trinidad set a new games mark in the 100meter dash at seconds the U S team qualified all its entrants three in each of the mens 100 meter the womens 60meter and the mens 60meter Juarez Argentina won the meter run The U S womens team beat Brazil 5145 after trail ing at halftime 3020 Soccer Mexico and Venezuela tied 11 Argentina defeated Dutch West Indies 21 Richard Faces NHL Penalty Fiery Maurice Rocket Richard of the Montreal Canadiens faced an indefinite suspension today which could wreck the Canadiens chances in the forthcoming Nation al Hockey League Stanley Cup playoffs Richard the NHLs most prolific scorer through the years engaged in a bloodletting fight with the Boston Bruins Hal Laycoe Sunday night and wasnt pulled away until he had slashed Laycoe and team mate Cliff Thompson Referee Frank Udvari slapped Richard with a match penalty which calls for an automatic SIM fine and an investigation by the league president Udvari said after the game which Boston won 42 that Richard could be suspended for the rest of the season or con ceivably though not likely for life The Canadiens loss coupled with the Detroit Hed Wings easy 61 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs left Montreal with a slim twopoint lead over Detroit in the waning NHL race In Sunday nights other game New York beat Chicago 52 TOY LEFT HARTFORD Conn A thief entered the apartment of Miss Lucille Moore and stole 25 Christ mas gifts He left one behind a toy for a child Monticello Drops 5947 SemiFinol Tilt To Jeff Tioga Indians Seriously Threaten Lafayette Before Bowing in Afternoon Gartie at Purdue Field house BY JOHN STREY PharosTribune Editor PURDUE FIELDHOUSE A Lafayettepartisan told his Monti cello friend the Tioga Indians shouldnt feel too badly about los ing to Jeff The Monticello man answered You dont seem to understand Our boys came to this tourney fig uring to So when the Tiogans dropped a 59 to 47 verdict to the Bronchos their interest in the tourney faded All they wanted to do was eat and go home The night championship feature wasnt spectacular anyway Roos evelt of Gary made Lafayette say uncle without undue effort The Panthers led 36 to 23 at the half and coasted into a berth at the state first It wasnt merely a ease of Mon aa small town team fight ing to keep down the margin of defeat to itsbig North Central con ference neighbor The Tiogans seriously threaten ed Lafayettes complacency in the third period pulling within one point of a tie 28 to 27 Jeff had to scrap to remain ahead of the surging Monticello crew Following a Broncho spurt Coach John Bastin directed his de termined quintet back into conten tion and with of the quarter left Jeff led by two 57 to Monticello couldnt push over the huimp to saddle the Bronchos with a dose of pressure and missed a pair of free throws on the bonus deal which would have rewarded them with the upper hand Eddie Becker and Dick Neel were the kingpins of the ensuing Jeff rush which netted II straight points without retort from Monti cello The rivals started the fourth quarter with 48 to 57 leader and although Monti reduced the deficit to seven points at 5043 it was Lafayettes ball game Both teams began missing dur ing the frantic final two minutes Still the Tiogans battled their ad the ball three times without realizing a basket for their skill Dick Svank who impressed vis iting writers and college scouts with his play paced Monticelio with 14 points Only oth er player in double figures was Steve Lane with H Neel became the games top shooter with 19 points followed by Steve Martin with 15 and Becker with 13 as Lafayette scored heavily on driveins through the Monticpl lo defense Jeff scored 22 of 69 for per while the Tiogans were chart Require 15 Million To Earn Franchises TAMPA Fla UP Manager Frank Lane of the Chi cago White Sox predicted it would ed at with 20 goals in 70 Officials whistled only eight per sonals on Teff and charged Mon ticello with 15 And in final analysis most of the Bronchos 12 point advantage over the resulted from the free throw line Only nine fundamental were assessed against the Bastin men Jeff committed ten In the opening afternoon contest Crawfordsville started slowly and never was able to worry fast breaking Gary Roosevelt crew The Athenians had height but suffered noticeably by a lack of speed Crawfordsville FG FTPF Warren Elmore Balch Royer Dickerson McCloud Lashley Harden Murphy Totals Gary Roosevelt Barnett Williams 6 3 1 0 7 4 1 0 0 22 0 2 2 0 1 1 0 2 0 8 1 5 2 0 0 2 1 2 0 13 IX 4 0 15 9 3 a o 52 FG FT PF TP McCruiston Ford Ligon Morgan Eubanks Everett Buydon Totals 4 0 0 1 0 1 30 0 1 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 1 2 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 10 14 7 22 19 8 0 0 J 0 2 T Proffitt and Eu gene Monticello Schlegelmilch Price Swank Lane Suiter Stephens Crutchfield Richardson Totals Lafayette Neel Costello Taylor Becker Martin Maple Coder ell Klinker Laverenz Thomas Totals ROOSEVELT Williams 3 Ligon f 1 Eison 7 Ford g 3 McCruiston g3 Eubanks g 0 Totals 23 5 0 0 0 13 14 LAFAYETE Becker g I General Martilli g Maple g Totals Costello Leverenz f 1 0 Neel f 5 CockreU 1 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