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Naugatuck Daily News (Newspaper) - March 16, 1960, Naugatuck, Connecticut
R 4-Naugatuck news wednesday mar. 16, i960 St. Bonaventure Bradley Triumph press defences major factors in nit games John ouiff1x i Lilly d press International new York up can those amazing Ball hawking Bomi ios panic top seeded Bradley the Way they panicked defending Champi on St. Johns that was the big question in the National invitation basketball tournament today As a result of St. Bona cure s stunning 106-71 rout of St. John s and Bradley s impressive 78-64 Victory Over Day ton in Quarter final games at Madison Square Garden tuesday night. The teams collide in a semifinal thursday night for the right to meet the Winner of the other semifinal Between Providence and second seeded Utah state in saturday afternoon s finale. St. Bonaventure a one Point favorite drove St. John s crazy with its Ball stealing and shot the eyes out of the Basket with a 58 per cent shooting aver age in handing the headmen their worst defeat in 15 nit campaigns. Play like sophomores panic is the Only Way to de scribe what happened to admitted Coachi Joe Lapchick of St. John s. When they stole the Ball on us three straight times our sophomores just started to play like can they panic said Lapchuck in answer to a query. Well now that s a different Story. Bradley is a much More poised Ball club than we coached Donovan promised that his Bornios from Olean is .y., will Senri Wilh the Modi fied press defense against Brad Ley and use it nil the unless we get into trouble that switch to 1 it is Imanse a press defense also was a major Factor in Bradley s win. The Konves were trailing 37-33, when they switched to that defense Early in the second half and the resulting surge carried Bradley to a 6s-56 margin with less than three minutes left. We had to change to the press because we were getting admitted Bradley coach Chuck Orsborn. We had to do some thing that would change the Pace of the coach Tom Blackburn of Day ton was bitter about the officiating particularly the work of Harvey Eckman former coach of the old fort Wayne pistons of the National basketball association. Eckman was less harmful to the coaches when he was a c o a c said Blackburn. I thought we were going to win when we had that four Point Lead but Eckman made three straight bad Calls against us. We lost the Ball three straight times without Laking a shot and there went our Tennessee was a of the territory South o the Ohio until it became a stale in Vin Healy Joe Healy Healy twins team up again As High school basketball ref s Joe Celeiro twin guards on the Fine 1947 Naugatuck High school basketball team to twin Hirth school basketball officials. Who else bit pop ular local personalities Vin and Joe Healy the identical twins have in recent years had the eyes of state basketball fans focused upon them once again. Joe has been z referee for four years and Vin had just completed his third Sessler and to h Are considered top notch coaches and fans alike. It s As difficult to Tell the twins apart in Gray and Blue shirts As it was in red nos uniforms. This past season they worked 12 class a games together. Heart n co., inc. Hit fills Yoda heart with Happy yesterdays Short Toby Tyler Over wait Disney s latest Goliath ii the hilarious tale of the tiniest elephant in Captivity a Beautiful Scenic of the land of Saint i Atrick the Irish in me from tipperary to Donegal l1ttlh folks 50c big folks 75c now the Salem thru tuesday Vin claims the total of a new High for contests in which players saw whistles on both heals. Joe actually worked total of 27 games1 and Vin 24. Vin says at first the coaches were reluctant to use both of us in the same game. Three years ago had Only on or two games together. But now i think they re adjusted to our tech Nique although it must be con fusing somewhat to a games they worked last season As members of the new Haven Board of International association of approved basketball officials Paabo were class a High school contests. Most were in the Naugatuck Valley league Bridgeport and fair Field county areas. But both confide they d Ike to officiate College games in the future. Vin disclosed lha to they Don t favor officiating for their Alma mater but he did officiate the Bridgeport game last december. Observers say the twins Call a am with the same authority with which the j led Nagy s 47 squad to the Semi finals of the state tournament. Nos was eliminated a Jimmy Piersall led Leavenworth team which events held Over Albert s Sealy s Gigantic expansion Sale ends thursday 1 p. M. Ally won the new England Crown. Vin easily attained selection hat year on the All state first team but Joe missed the first team one vote and was named to the second squad. There was no All tourney team then. No nos player was even mentioned for or for the relatively new All tourney team until Billy Rado come along this year to gain All tour Ney honors unanimous vote. He also should attain All state recognition. Rado s coach at. St. Francis grammar school was coincident ally Vin Healy and he coach in High school was another All Stater de Mariano of the 1942 nos state and new England champs. Lafter graduating from the Hillside ave. Edifice the Healy twins went on to Fordham uni verify in new York from where hey graduated four years later. 3oth played basketball and base Ball and Vin had a baseball scholarship for several years. Vin is now employed As a Fales Engineer for the u. S. Rubber with Home base in nauga uck and Joe is an agent far the Waterbury office of All state insurance co. Or a i v studio a cult Couch the Dinzil Pii Poi of Favori Tian fort Lulf unit lib Iii ill. In Rich Valirio Cnorr Iii save a Reg. Sealy s sensational 2for1 mattress Sale group no. 1 save Keg. Group no. 2 save Reg. Group no. 3 save Reg. Co0 pc no Down 4-piece Sealy twin bed ensemble plastic he aboard with Golden Button Sel headboard re Jiem molten firm Box Spring Ond rom on Mcauli Woven Gray cover with sold Lurex ill pct. Sove at Ahtl Low save jq95 comp Etc Pakk free Krak of Stobe Ken Entrance to All 24 of Albert s fit eat of other values await you Din ins j i i great scaly expansion Sale posture edic mattress Elado scores 65 in Waterbury tourney Waterbury Billy Rado All tournament selection from Ata Usatuk High scored 65 Points on 30 baskets and five free throws As stauffer s of nauga tuck crowned Litchfield raiders 135-95 last night in the inter mediate division of the Faraci tourney at North end Myca. Maw 30 baskets on 35 Field goal attempts. Denny Scavone hit 23 paints Bob Grenier 26, Joe Holland 15, and Joe Cavanaugh six for stauffer s while Al Meda led Litchfield with 22 markers. Rado and de Slomcenski will play tonight with a group of state High school stars in a Char Ity game against Fairfield u. Frosh. The game will be played at Fairfield for the Benefit of the red Cross. Playing for the All stars with tie nos boys in the annual event Are slated to be Charlie Hotetz of Greenwich and Stacy rout Metis of Warren Harding. Increase roster Dallas Tex. Dal Las rangers of the National fool Ball league announced the acquisition of three More players Toda to bring to 30 the number of Pla ers signed in might or bartered of the new club. Announce ticket Sites for dinner Honor ing nos team tickets for the March 24 testimonial honouring the Naugatuck team arc available at the chamber of Commerce of fice Root Boyd Branch office Naugatuck sport Auto Supply Rossi s shoe store Naugatuck Sav Ings Bank Union City pharmacy maily s Corner lie Bennan s cleaners Weisman s store guns hardware store and the Union City package store. Russell weaving ticket chair Man for the dinner said that a limited number of tickets Are he said that because of the team s Many fans and the space limitations at the High school cafeteria tickets should be secured Early. The chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the dinner. Committee chairman is dome Nic Milieu Eli. White sox Blank Yankees 3-0 United press International the Chicago White sox Are with mirrors again. Scorned some experts As a Freak Champion when they won the american league Pennan last year the White sox have won four straight Grapefruit league games with the same mend of Strong pitching air right defense and hit Ting that brought them their first Flag since 1919. The White sox scored their fourth in a Row tuesday and the Victory was especially Sweet
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