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•< 1 >, ^ ,. - r • State University Teachers Col- lege, Plattsburgh, left yesterday for Oswego and the second annuf.l State Teachers College Basketball Tournament which gets under way at- 2' 'p.m this after-noon s, Ihe Cardinals of Coach Joe *Jas- trab,, who hung up an impressive 12-4 season's -slate compared to last year's 11-12 record, will run head-on into Brockport Teachers, top seeded team in the tourney, tonight at 9. Three other games are on tap .for today. The lid lifter will find sixth-seeded Buffalo meeting Al- bany, which is seeded fourth. At 4 p. m., second-seeded Cortland will match baskets with Potsdam which] is seeded eighth. j In the 7 p.m. game, Oneonta, seeded third, will meet Oswego which is seeded fifth and then; comes the Plattsburgh - Brockport'named match. , I Jastrab, who is the athletic di-i rector at the local college, received, the bid to the tourney on Feb, 13 and wired acceptance to Stewart C. Kines, chairman of the Oswego Chamber of Commerce Sports Committee. The semi-final round will be staged on Friday with the finals' 1 being held on Saturday. j The four losers on the openlngi day's games will compete in a con-1 these same Golden Eagles of Coach solation series Kines said. He also staled that each team will play all three days of tne tournament. An all-tourney team will be along with a Most Valuable Player Who will receive the Max Ziel Award. Ziel wa-s instrumental in starting the tourney two years ago. Trophies will also be presented to toe top five teams of the tourna- ment Kines stated. The games will be played at the Oswego Armory, same as last year, which seats between. 1.7M-1R00. The Cardinals will be seeking re- venge against Brockport as it was CurtLss Gaylord that knocked them off last year in the opening round, 74-70. In that tilt, the Cardinals were in the lead and halfway through the last half the Cardinals' one- two scoring punch of Jtf .\.rray (Pops) Bullock and Jim Merrill fouled out. At that time the Cards led by three The Golden Eagles quickly closed the gap and the Eagles rallied to win the contest The Cards had an opportunity to knot the tile with a minute and a half remaining in the game but they missed their chance.. The SUTO cageris were a hot ball club all season with the exception of a few shooting lapses. They won their first four straight before losing to Alloany by four points, W-87, just before th Christ- mas and New Year's holidays! Upon returning from the vaca- tion holidays, the Cardinals split' their first four games. After losing to the Alumni for .the first time since the exhibition game was ln^ augurated, the Cardinals won three straight. After limning into a fabulous shooting display by Norwich's Cad- ets, the Cardinals proceed to win their final four games and carry that streak into tonight's fray. Mike Kukie, Neil Breen, Ronnie McGovern. Jack Potter, John Luke, Dick Jamison and the other sub stltures have all been instrumental in StTTC'a success this year. Kukie, Potter and McGovern are the top scorers on the Club with Kukie's lS^plus average \\showing the way. Potter, and McGovern, two small men in college circles, make up for their smallness in speed and agi'essiveness. When they're not pouring baskets into the netting, the two \Whiz Kids\ of the Card- inals are out ball-hawking the op- ponents, Potter led the club In both re- coveries and assists. Jamison- is a smpothVworking court general who also possesses a deadly eye from the floor,. Kukie, to addition to leading the team in scoring paces the club in the rebounding department. Kukie also led In field goal accuracy be- fore the final two games of the season. Jastrab told the Press-Republi- can yesterday that the team was in \good spirits.\ Jastjiab said he will start Kukie and Kuke in the forecourt With Jamison. Potter, McGovern or Breen working in the backcourt. Others making the journey to, Oswego are Rick Florin, Sid Gon- yea, Pat Malan and tee DeCoste. Governor Averell Harrirnan will donate the trophy for the game* The governor has designated pr. Poster S; Brown,' president of th* State University Teachers College at Oswego, to award the Gover- nor's trophy to the winning team following Saturday night's chain* pifinship contest. The presentation will be made at a buffet for tour, nament participants gb:an at the' Hotel Pohtiac. the Governor's Trophy will be a handsome golden replica of a full, sized basketball on ah attractive pedestal. OLVA Tops Tide Tessier, King Lead Foxes * By JIM WODJENSKI SPORTS 16 Thursday, February 27, 1958 «ir<*s»^ <«^ Sports I Corner .... By JEM WODJENSK1 ; i Plans are currently under way foi the ironing out of a misunder- standing between the commission-j er of basketball and the Catholic League over naming officials for league games. Due to the misunderstanding, of- ficials for the Catholic League games are being hired from, the Essex County board of the Inter- national Association of Approved Basketball Officials. ' . , j Our Lady of Victory Academy's* Commissioner poxes, possessing a lightamg-likej Although Donald Flyxm, the com- < offensive attack, used a third tjii&r* 1 missioner, the Rev. Louis Gardner, ter rally as a springboard to aj president of the Catholic League,!65-60 victory over St. Joseph's and John Longware, president of [Academy of Malone in a Catholic the IAABO, refused to comment on League game on the OLVA court, the matter the following is alleged;last night. u to have taken place. Clinch. Second At the beginning of the basket- ^ yick)ry ^^ sec(md ball season, the two leagues the for the -^^ of Coach Clinton Counts- and ^ N«'* and gained them the right to go to Country Leagues met and tedded ^ Norfchem New Yo =. k ^^ to place their anh in Flynn s, L baske tball tournament to naming of officials *or me games be held ^ Potsdam March 7th and, in their respective leagues. Igtl l Now the Catholic League had a; OLVA ended its Eastern Division meeting last spring in which theyiof the Cstholic League season with banned any officiating by Robert|a 6-2 record. The Purple Tide of (Pickles) Proctor and Eddie Galla-icoach George (Dutch) Prochel gher in their league for the 1957-58 stand at 4-3 with one game re- season The NCL had previously[maining—that against St. John's banned the two but lifted the ban;Academy Sunday. j at the beginning of the seasca. j It was OLVA's 12th win of the. This would then mean that thejseason in 15 games while the Tide commissioner had no authority f> have an overall record of 3-5. name these two officials to any OLVA's one-two scoring punch of Catholic League game hi the East- Francis Tessier and Wally King ern Division. came through in the clutch once .. r + v -f f 'again last night The Caihohc League tooKi^iorj Thg ^ comWned fo net 4 1 a s they sit in front of Catcher PvOy Gampanella's locker at the Dqdgers' granted that the ^ olnn _ (points between them and played a; Vero Beach, Fia., spring training camp, Campaneila, badly injured in knew of this and the eoimnissione to p. notc h all-around game. Tes-an auto mishap this winter, is lost to the club. Alston holds Campa- felt, not knowing of tne ban, tnat ^ fe d sscm& j . lla , s niitt (International Soundphoto) he was free uo name ajry officials [ ' , * that he thought would do a good _ _ _ „ _, . Elizabethtown Meets Westport In MVL Clash Elizabethtown, in a first place tie with Crown Point In the Moun- tain Valley League both with 9-2 records, will travel to meet West- port tonight at 1. Westport is in second place with an 8-Z slate. A victory for Eddie Card's quint tonight would tie them with the Pointer*. After tonifht'g tilt, Westport will travel to meet Crown Point on Monday. Boors open at ft p.m. tonight at the Westport Central School. Yanks' Yogi Adds New ent GONE BXJT FAR 'FROM FORGOTTEN—A gloomy pair are Chuck ,Dressen (left), Los Angeles coach, and Walt Alston, Dodgers manager, ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Feb 26 tffl—Yogi Berra has some added equipment for his catching- these days — a pair of White cotton gloves. The New York catcher has a skin ailment which dermatologists raid today is caused by an allergy. They think it may be caused by the leather in the glove or the ce- ment used in the construction. To Take it Easy SARASOTA, Fla., Feb. 26 DP)— Righthander Tom Brewer, Bos- ton's top winning pitcher the past two seasons, has been ordered to take it easy for the first two weeks of spring training. Brewer, who had a 16-13 record last year, was advised by doctors not to do any strenuous work until he has recovered completely from a recent attack of mumps. Foreign Fighters Liven )ywei NEW YORK, Feb. 26 Cf5—For- eign fighters are livening up things itf the Heavyweight Division. Victories by Sweden's Ingemar Johansson, Argentina's Alex Mi- teff and Germany's Willi Besrna- noff in the past few weeks resulted today in a reshuffling of the lower half of the division's rankings by Ring Magazine. Johansson, undefeated European Cuba's Nino Valdes Heavyweight champion from Swe- den, was named \Fighter of, the Month\ and advanced front 10th to seventh place for his 13-round technical knockout of Welshman Joe Erskine, the British Empire champ. Miteff vaulted from ninth to fifth on his split decision triumph over Key Man Catholic SL Joseph's (60) [Durham, rf 'Holland, If. job or officiauusr i. League games. At the Our Lady of Victory-, ^ St. John's game, one of the two ^°ney o named to of-r , y ' ' '*' Felllon, lg. 1 LaPave 0 Essex County Board jHartman, lg. 2 Thus, since that game, officials Totals.\. 22 have heen hired out of the Essex j OL y A (65) ' B, W.'King, rf. ...'. 3 officials banned was ficiate the Catholic League game. County board until the board, Dis- trict Ward 43, irons out the diffi- culty with the Catholic League. The executive corxirnittee of the board has met with the Catholic League and they have attempted to reach a decision to attempt to further service, the league with of- ficials from the board in District 43 (.Northeastern), Until the situation is straightened out, the Northeastern District Ward 43 will not furnish any officials for the Catholic League games. It is believed that the situation will 'be resolved in the near future and the board will again furnish the officials for the Catholic League games. Ellenburg Raps Chazy, 64-49, in CCL ELLENBTJRG—Bruce Moore and Wayne Rabideau combined to net 34 points between them to pace 'Ellenburg to a 64-49 victory over Chazy in a, Clinton County League game here last night. Bill Gi'key and Donald Brothers netted 17 and 16 respectively lor the losers. Chazy (49) B Cukey, rf 6 Laramie, If 0 O. Brothers 3 Styles, c •. 3 D. Brothers, rg , 7 Baker, lg 0 ' Totals 19 EUeinburg (64) DecOsse, rf ... LaFa-ve, If ... Moore, c Rabideau, rg . Rowe ?ritz lOole, lg \ 3ilow Totals , Chazy Ellenburg .... 4. 0 4 0 0 2 16 F. 4 1 3 0 4 3 15 ^Accomplish. *;[ Wins 124,275 Juvenile Stake Seymour, If 1 Tessier, c 9 LaRue . ,,... 0 W. King, rg. 3 Lambert, lg 4 • Totals 25 15 65 Score by quarters: St. Joseph's 20 16 9 14—60 OLVA 21 11 20 13—65 J. V. score: St. Joseph's, 43, OLVA 27. Officials: W. Vanderhoff and Page. F 5 0 3 1 2 0 11 49 F T 12 10 11 Jayvces: Ellenburg 42 ; Chazy QffmipJ<s-: VJ B 5 4 9 6 0 0 1 0 25 11 8—49 14 27—64 26. 0 4 1 3 0 0 5 1 14 the night's scoring derby. Bob Dur- ham, high-scoring Malone forward, hit on 11 field goals and two free tosses for 24 points and high scor- ing honors. King's 20 along with Don Hoi land's 20 tied for third In the scor ing race. Other cagers in the double digit column were Bobby Lambert and Wayne King, both of OLVA, who tallied 11 and 10 points respectively. Accuracy From Field The game saw both quintets mov- ing the ball with speed and shoot- ing from the floor with deadly ac- curacy. OLVA opened, up a 6-2 lead early in the game but the Tide bounced back to tie it at 8-all and then go ahead, 10-9 with a little over two minutes remaining in the quarter, The final two minutes produced plenty of action with baskets being scored at a rapid clip. In these last two minutes, the score was tied twice while the lead changed bands four times. Bobby Lambert's two free tnrows rut OLVA ahead, 19-18, but Dur- ham, netted a hoop to send the Tide back into the lead, 20-19. However, Tessier let fly a set in the final seconds to give the Foxes a 21-20 advantage going into the second quarter. The Tide, sparked by Durham, Frank Purdy and Holland, started to connect while the Foxes had somewhat of a cold spell from the field. The Tide lead ballooned to 29-221 MIAMI, Fla., Feb. 26 ffl — Ac- jcomplish, a brown colt owned by Leo Edwards of Miami, won. the |$24,275 Hialeah Juvenile Stake to- day, scampering down, the three- furlong straightaway in :33 2-5. The field of two dozen 2-year- olds was the big-gest ever to com- pete in a race at Hialeah Park and the winner's time was only a second slower than the track rec- ord for the distance. Miss Puomo, owned by M. A. Moss, was a length and a quarter back in second, only a neck ahead of Fred W. Hooper Jr.'s Pryson Another neck away in fourth was Charfran Stable's Master Pa- j lynch. Accomplish paid $9, $7.60 and $4.40 in the S2 mutuels. .Miss Romo returned $13.10 and. $6.60 while show price on Pryson, one of three horses entered by the Hooper family, was 3. Jenny's Seek TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 26 W) — Pitcher Bob Lemon, whose arm was operated, upon for bone chips during the winter, has tested his elbow in a warmup that included four curve pitches. \There wasn't any reaction,\ said the veteran Cleveland right- hander. However, he asked Coach Mel Harder \to keep watching- me and. to tell me the instant he sees any change in my style.\ Lem fears he may unconsciously alter his deliv- ery to favor the arm. Rain Iuterf ers Witk Opeuiiig Of Bucs' Camp Saranac Tops Mooers, 74-68. In CCL Tilt SA,R.ANAC—Led by Henry Bri- quer's 19 points, Saranac Central defuated Mooers, 74-68, in a Clin- ton County League game here last night. Hal Pelkey led the losers with 21 points to gain high scoring honors for the game. Mooers (68) B LaValley, rf 7 .FORT MYERS, Fla., Feb. 26 (ff), Garrand, If 2 —Rain interfered with the official; Stevenson, c ' 4 opening of spring training at thelpelkey, rg ,,,„ 8 Pittsburgh Pirates camp here to- Vogan, lg , 1 day and the initial drill was con- Gonyo 3 fined to about a half-hour of run-1 Totals ^.25 nfng in the outfield, ] Saranac (74) B 'Manager Danny Mur t a ughiLayh.ee , rf „ 7 greeted all hands except RomanJBriquer, If 8 Mejias with an opening day chat. | Carroll, e 1 General Manager Joe L, BrownJD. o'Connell, rg 1 said hs hadn't heard from Mejias, j Marshall, lg 8 an outfielder who played winter Bessette 0 ball la the Cuban League. Murtaugh told the group: f 'This is not an instruction caruji. I think the boys who get to the big leagues should ^ know the funda- mentals. We are here to get ready to play so get in shape.\ F 3 4 0 5' 21 2 4 Joe Amett of Los Angeles led the National Football League in kickoff returns during 1957. He carried back 18 kicks for 504 yards 4 18 F 2 3 0 0 .1 2 0 0 0 T. O'Connell 4 Gadway ,. 3 LaPorte 1 Totals 33 8 Mooers ...,.,. 15 20 15 18- Saranac 16 14 22 22— Jay vees: Saranac 45; Mooers 28. Officials: Proctor and Garrow. Brown KO's Orlando Echevarria in 1 st Round HAVANA, Feb. 26 W! — Light weight boxing champion Joe Brown, 32, of New Orleans knocked out Cuba's Orlando Echevar- ria in the first round tonight in the first live telecast of an over- seas sports event to the 'U.S. Brown weighed 135%, Echevarria 136'/ 4 for the scheduled non-title 10-round bout. Two crushing rights to the jaw did- the job for the American, who with Echevarria had been kept un- der -heavy police guard for the last 48 hours in fear rebels might at- tempt to stop the fight, a highlight of Cuba's national sports festival. The first right dropped Echevar- ria for a mandatory eight count with the bout less than a minute old. The second dropped the Cuban champion for the full count. The knockout came at 2:50', with 10 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Feb. 26- W—Billy Muffett could* be the key man on the St. Louis Cardinal pitching staff this year, General Manager Bing Devine said today. \If Muffett is as good as he was last year,\ Devine said, \we've got another starter, leaving us a margin in case another starter i seconds remaining in the round Brown needed little else in stret- ching his unbeaten streak over the last 2Y 2 years to 16 bouts. Eche- slumps.\ Tests Elbow Waldron's 36 Gives Porters 7149 Win PORT HENRY — Dick Waldron bucketed 36 points to pace Coach Prank Ruane's Port Henry quint to ia 71-49 victory over Moriah in a non-league game here last night. Moriah (49) B. F. T. Olcott; rf 3 1 Swan, If 6 5 Malbon 0 0 Pattisson, o 6 4 McOabe 0 0 Sprague, rg 2 2 Landon, lg 0 0 Baker 1 1 Totals 18 13 Port Henry (71) B. F. Tromblee, rf „ 1 o Williams 1 * 2 Searles, If 2 3 Cook 2 0 Waldron, c 18 0 Lambert , .*,,,, ,0 o Puller, rg. 5 0 Bush 2 0 Denton, lg 1 2 Adamowicz 0 0 Totals 32 7 71 Moriah 11'10 11 17—49 Port Henry 16 14 21 20—71 Jay vees: ' Port Henry 31, Moriah 28. Officials: Betrus and Card. varria, a favorite here and famed for his rugged left hook, mauled over Brown at the start but the world champion covered up with- out taking a solid punch. At about the 45 second mark, he dropped Echevarria with a straight right that sent the Cuban back on his haunches and signalled the begin- ning of the end. The bout drew a near capacity audience to the opening event of Havana's new two million dollar sports city. The auditorium ^as formally opened this morning by President Batista. Austin Awarded Hazel Trophy NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Feb 26 W—Bill Austin of Fanwood, Rutgers' all - East halfback, was awarded the Home Hazel Trophy tonight as the most valuable mem ber of the Rutgers 1957 football team. Capt. Dick Pfeiffer of Hacketts town and Dick Oberlander of Buf- falo, jtf.Y., both tackles, also were awarded trophies at the first an- nual Rutgers football dinner. Oberlander was presented, the Dave Bender Trophy as the out- standing lineman-on. the basis of opponents' votes. The Cuban dropped from sixth to elgUllh. Besmanoft regained a p'.ace on the elite -list—5T.o. 9—for his upset decision, over Pat- Mc^Iartry of Ta- com-a, Wash. Pat was- demoted from fifth to 10th. New York's Wayne Bethea moved from eighth to sixth wliile Mike DeJohn was tossed out of the rankings for idle- ness. The Syracuse,. N.Y., clotiter hasn't fought since he knocked out Miteff in the first round last Oc- tober. The rankings didn't take Into ac- count the Willie Pastrano - Brian London squeaker in England last night otherwise there might have been more changes, Pastrano nar- rowly defeated the unranked Lon- don. Ranked Third Pastrano is ranked third behind Eddie Machen of Redding, Calif., and Zora- Folley of Chandler, Ari2, Machen and Folley clash at San Francisco, March 19. Miteff is hoping to get a crack at either Pastrano or Johansson. In the lighter classes, Yvon Du- relle of Canada moved into second place mong the light heavy- weights- as Trinidad's Yolanda Pompey fell from second to third; Davey Moore of Springfield, Ohio, took over the No. 1 spot among the featherweight contenders from and undefeated Gene (Ape) Arm- strong of Elizabeth, N. J., gained his first ranking, a' 10th place among the; middle-weights. Jenny's Whip An Sahle, 74-67 AU SABLE FORKS—The Platts- burgh Jenny's defeated Au Sable Forks' Town Team, 74-67, in a Tri- County League basketball game here last night, Ed Bousquet led the winners with 27 points. He -was followed by Dick Perry, Jim Andre and Red Burnell who tallied 16, 14 and 10 respectively. \National Army Stores 95 - 99 Margaret St. MEN'S JACK SHIRTS All Wool Ploids 4-Pocket Style Heavy-Weight Regular $7.93 TODAY ( 5.90 Watch your label your knowledgeable friends do League ry The Dannemora Jenny'Sj 8-0 In TrUCouniy League, will play host to Chazy's Town Team ' a t the Saranac Central School gym to- nlghfc at 7:30 p.m. Coach Dick Egan will start Jim 0*Cc|ihell and Clarence Lavarnway '»t the forwards, Rod Burnell at : ©»tf r and Carl Sullivan and Bobby •* *» guard tloto. midway in the second session but the Foxes managed to slice it to 29-26. With 1:09 remaining before haiftime, it was 33-30 in favor of the Tide. Malone carried a 36-32 lead Into the haiftime break. OLVA's third quarter turned the trick, . After Holland netted two quack hoops at the beginning of the quarter, to give the Tide a 40-34 lead, the Foxes started their move. Scoring Wallop Wayne and Wally King along with Lambert and Tessier started to connect from all over the floor. The tWd Kings were hitting from underneath and WalJy Was pump- ing hoops In front the corner Tessier WRS driving down • foe key tmn rf»n! s hole- and hitting- on jump slioi Lambert set a couple in from 20 feet out. It was OLVA's favor, 45-44, with 3:20 remaining, Here Tessier scor- ed oa a drive and Wally King scored on two drives, one on a steal at mid-court, to give OLVA five a 52-45 lead at the end of three quarters. In the final heat OLVA was on't- scored 14-13 but held on to the lead, which, shifted from four to seven points throughout the period. In the jayvee game, the Tide's junior varsity toppled OLVA's jay- yees, 43-27. Bill Holland led the winners with 14 while Jeff Fecla led-the OLVA elub with 10. Fnrgol Files - $77,500 Suit I'fj-i-jj.viiifiu-j.-vJi-ij i'i.G., jreD. 2B \if] — Golf professional Ed Furgol filed suit for $77,630 today against a friend in whose car he was rid- ing here last March 27 when he was hurt in a wreck. Furgol charged in a complaint filed in U.S. District Court here that the driver, defendant Domi- ni ck Robert Magtao of Schenec- tary, N.Y., w*s driving carelessly and negligently and. fai'ed to stop for a red traffic light, causing a collision with Richard Nixon of Wilmington. Jerry Boyle, Dartmouth sopho- more middle-distance runner, war- a busy boy in high school at Great Bend, Kan, He was track co-cap- tain, sang in the choir, played in the band and went in for drama- tics. ^ Michigan State will renew its football rivalry with Detroit in 1960 after a 26-year intermission. i > BROTHERS Phone Keeseville 4-6315- Phone Peru 2-2419 Fael Oil — it ©rose ne Cool -^,L r P Gas '. 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