A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS

November 15, 1954

RECORD BREAKERS

•Alan Ameche, Wisconsin fullback, gained 59 yards against Northwestern to run four-season total to 3,186 yards gained rushing, set new national collegiate record at Madison, Wis. Ameche broke record of 3,166 yards set by Ollie Matson at University of San Francisco.

•Huelet Benner, master sergeant and West Point pistol coach, set American record for international rapid-fire pistol event, scoring 590 points during try-outs for U.S. shooting team, at Fort Benning, Ga. Benner broke own American record of 587.

•Scotch Victor, five-year-old trotter owned by S. A. Camp Farms, set world record of 2:22[4/5] for mile and three-sixteenths, winning $32,500 Golden West Trot, at Hollywood Park, Inglewood, Calif. Driven by Joe O'Brien, Scotch Victor shattered mark of 2:25[3/5] set last year by Pronto Don at Hollywood Park.

FOOTBALL

U.C.L.A., ranked first nationally, displayed its defensive might while routing Oregon 41-0. Oregon Quarterback George Shaw, nation's leader in total offense (average: 178 yards a game), was held to 29 yards running and passing. Highlight of game was 91-yard touchdown run by Jim Decker of U.C.L.A.

Southern California, almost certain Pacific Coast Rose Bowl representative, defeated fumbling Stanford team 21-7. Favored by 14 points, U.S.C. was outplayed by Stanford in first half, scored two touchdowns after recovering fumbles by Indians deep in Stanford territory.

Ohio State, ranked second nationally, turned in impressive 26-0 win over Pittsburgh. Buckeyes did not allow Pittsburgh to get beyond Ohio State 40-yard line. Halfback Bobby Watkins scored twice for Ohio State, raised his season total to 51 points.

Oklahoma scored 16th consecutive victory, seventh this season, beating Iowa State 40-0. Buddy Leake and Bob Herndon scored twice for Oklahoma.

Arkansas remained undefeated after second-half drive to overtake Rice 28-15. Razorback Sophomore George Walker scored three touchdowns, completed 14 passes good for 118 yards, picked up 160 yards on ground, including 73-yard punt return for touchdown. Dickie Moegle starred for Owls, running for 111 yards in 21 tries, returning five punts 117 yards.

Notre Dame wore down stubborn Pennsylvania team after scoreless first period, scored two touchdowns in each of last three quarters for 42-7 victory. Penn surprised heavily favored Irish, driving down to seven-and three-yard lines before being stopped. Notre Dame snapped back under Quarterback Ralph Guglielmi's direction, drove repeatedly down field in sustained marches for touchdowns.

Iowa spoiled Purdue's last hopes of Big Ten honors, scoring four times in first half, coasting to 25-14 win.

Army revealed tremendous offensive power, crushing hitherto unbeaten Yale 48-7. Cadets scored on first play launched from scrimmage, 61-yard run by Tommy Bell, who made three touchdowns. Speedy Bob Kyasky, playing first time since opening game when he broke collarbone, scored twice. Yale ground defense, previously most effective in country, yielded 319 yards to Army.

Navy, three-point underdog, registered stunning 40-7 win over Duke. Midshipmen piled up 348 yards on ground, did not allow Blue Devils to score until final period, when second-stringers were in charge.

Harvard completed one leg toward Big Three title, beating injury-riddled Princeton for first time in eight years, 14-9.

New York Giants uncovered powerful running attack with Frank Gifford and Eddie Price while tight pass defense intercepted five passes, whipped favored Pittsburgh Steelers 30-6. Giants remained in tie for first place in eastern division of National Football League with Philadelphia Eagles who, paced by three touchdown throws from Quarterback Bobby Thomason, downed Cardinals 30-14. Cleveland Browns moved into third place with 62-3 victory over hapless Washington Redskins.

Detroit Lions held first place in western division with 27-3 win over Baltimore Colts. San Francisco was second despite 42-34 loss to Los Angeles Rams.

HORSE SHOWS
Hans Guenther Winkler, 28, of West German equestrian team, rode brown mare Halla to four victories in National Horse Show, at New York. Winkler's triumphs included International Good Will Challenge Trophy, Royce A. Drake Memorial Challenge Trophy, President of Mexico Trophy and International Special Challenge Trophy. Only U.S. win was West Point Challenge Trophy taken by Arthur McCashin, gentleman farmer of Pluckemin, N.J. and captain of U.S. team.

BASKETBALL

Peoria (Ill.) Caterpillars, representing U.S., captured second world basketball tournament, defeating Brazil 62-41 in final of nine-game round robin between eight teams, at Rio de Janeiro. Caterpillars won all nine of their games.

Fort Wayne Pistons won first three games of 1954-55 season to take early lead in Western division of National Basketball Association. Champion Minneapolis Lakers, with former star George Mikan currently retired to front office, struggled to stay above .500 level. In eastern division Philadelphia Warriors and New York Knickerbockers vied for lead.

TRACK AND FIELD

Cornell, led by John J. Rosenbaum who finished first, won 16th annual Heptagonal cross-country track meet at New York. Runner-up in five-mile event: Army.

Browning Ross, 30, Woodbury, N.J. schoolteacher, won 30-kilometer senior national marathon championship, at Atlantic City, N.J. Time: 1:37:18.

GOLF

Rex Baxter Jr., former U.S. junior champion from Amarillo, won Mexican amateur tournament, defeating Chris Gers of Oklahoma City nine and eight, at Mexico City.

Australia won Lakes International Golf Cup from U.S. 6-4, with two matches halved, at Sydney. Top stars for U.S. were Marty Furgol of Lemont, Ill. and Tommy Bolt of Houston. Aussie aces were Ossie Pickworth and Norman Van Nida.

BOXING

Carl (Bobo) Olson, world middleweight champion from Honolulu, scored eight-round TKO over Garth Panter of Salt Lake City, at Richmond, Calif. Olson, weighing heavy 166 pounds, was fast, aggressive in fight which was tune-up for title defense against Joey Giardello Dec. 15 at San Francisco. With Olson winner of every round, referee Joe Louis stopped fight because of cut eye suffered by Panter.

Bob Baker, seventh-ranked heavyweight from Pittsburgh, won unanimous decision over Jimmy Slade of New York in 10-rounder, at Philadelphia.

Frankie Ryff, 22-year-old unbeaten Bronx lightweight, won 15th professional fight with easy 10-round decision over Henry Davis of Hawaii, at Brooklyn.

Tony DeMarco, seventh-ranked Boston welterweight, floored Pat Manzi of Syracuse three times in opening round to win on TKO, at Boston.

HORSE RACING

Fisherman, C. V. Whitney's three-year-old colt, won $65,000 Washington, D.C. International race, at Laurel, Md. Running on soft grass track, Fisherman beat top European horses including Queen Elizabeth's Landau, which finished last. Eddie Arcaro rode winner, which earned $50,000 and was last-minute substitute for injured High Gun.

Jet Action, owned by Maine Chance Farm and ridden by Willie Hartack, outgalloped favored Helioscope to win $58,200 Roamer Handicap, at Jamaica, N.Y.

Thinking Cap, 11-1 shot owned by Christiana Stable, beat 10 other two-year-olds to capture $65,240 Pimlico Futurity, at Baltimore.

Rising Fast, New Zealand gelding, won 15,500-pound ($34,720) Melbourne Cup, Australia's richest horse race, at Melbourne.

Whippy, owned by Robert Sterling Clark of Upperville, Va., won Midland Cambridgeshire, at Birmingham, Eng. Whippy earned $1,923, boosting Clark's winnings for year to $111,252.40, second only to Queen Elizabeth, whose horses have won $115,400.

Masaka, nine-year-old brood mare owned by Aga Khan, was sold for $105,000, record price paid for brood mare at American auction, at Keeneland, Ky.

HOCKEY
Montreal Canadiens held first place by narrow margin over Detroit Red Wings. High-scoring Canadiens racked up 44 goals in first 13 games; closest rival for scoring honors, Red Wings, had only 34 goals for same number of games.

AUTO RACING

Bill Spear of Southport, Conn., driving Ferrari 375, won 124-mile race for cars over 1,500 cc, at March Air Force Base, Riverside, Calif.

Lee Petty, 1954 NASCAR Grand National Champion from Randleman, N.C., won 100-mile late-model stock-car race, driving 1954 Chrysler, at High Point, N.C.

DOG SHOWS
Fast Delivery Belle, pointer bitch owned by Miss Murtis Carver of Durham, N.C., won national quail futurity, at Carbondale, Ill. Paul Walker of Farmington, N.C. handled Fast Delivery Belle, which outscored 86 other dogs.

CHESS
A. Soloviev won Moscow chess championship with score of 9½-4½, at Moscow. Tied behind champion were Konstantinopolski, Nikitin, Ravinsky and Vatnikov.

MILEPOSTS

MARRIED—Mrs. Mary Elizabeth (Liz) Person, horsewoman, owner of Llangollen Farm racing stable; to Richard Lunn at Washington, D.C.

HONORED—Fritz Pollard, 60, Brown University football star (1915-1916) and first Negro named to Walter Camp's All-American Team (1916), now an artist's representative in New York; with membership in Football Hall of Fame, at Brown Stadium, Providence.

RETIRED—Jimmy Stout, 40, Lakewood, N.J. jockey; after 24-year career during which he booted home nearly 150 stakes winners including Johnstown in 1939 Kentucky Derby.

DIED—Lieut. Gen. Edward Felix Norton, 70, leader of 1924 Everest Expedition in which climbers A. C. Irvine and George Leigh-Mallory disappeared near summit; at Winchester, England.

OTHER RESULTS FOR THE RECORD

m., by 3 lengths, in 1:58, Narragansett Pk., Pawtucket, R.I. Eric Guerin up.

TENNIS

Lewis Hoad, Australia, over Rex Hartwig, 6-4, 6-4, 0-6, 0-6, 6-1, Queensland championship, Brisbane.
Fausto Gardini, Italy, over Giuseppe Merlo, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4, Brazilian Intl. tournament, Rio de Janeiro.

TRACK & FIELD
MIAMI (O.), Mid-American Conference cross-country championship, with 18 pts., Athens, O.

HOW 200 U.S. COLLEGE TEAMS FARED LAST WEEK

EAST

Albright 21—Leb. Valley 14
Army 48—Yale 7
Bates 28—Colby 13
Boston U. 28—Villanova 6
Brown 40—Springfield 7
Carnegie T. 21—W. & J. 0.
Clarion 36—Slippery Rock 0
Coast Guard 35—R.P.I. 7
Colgate 20—Bucknell 14
Conn. 20—N'eastern 19
Cornell 14—Syracuse 6
Dartmouth 26—Columbia 0
Geneva 31—Lycoming 7
Gettysburg 14—Delaware 13
Hampton 13—Howard 13
Harvard 14—Princeton 9
Hobart 42—Hamilton 7
J. Hopkins 20—Swarth. 19
Kings Pt. 18—Alfred 15
Lehigh 20—Muhlenberg 20
Maine 27—Bowdoin 13
Moravian 47—Ursinus 6
N. Hamp. 32—Mass. 12
Notre Dame 42—Penn 7
P.M.C. 6—Dickinson 2
Penn St. 39—Holy Cross 7
Rutgers 7—Lafayette 0
Scranton 40—F. & M. 12
Temple 27—Brandeis 0
Trinity 21—Amherst 12
Tufts 20—Rochester 19
Union 33—Haverford 19
Vermont 30—Middlebury 6
V.P.I. 20—Geo. Wash. 13
Wesleyan 17—Williams 0
W. Virginia 39—Fordham 9

SOUTH & SOUTHWEST

Alabama 0—Tulane 0
Allen 19—Benedict 13
Arkansas 28—Rice 15
Auburn 14—Miami 13
Baylor 13—Texas 7
Centre 21—Sewanee 7
Clemson 27—Furman 6
Davidson 32—Catawba 12
Fla. A&M 14—N. Car. A&T 7
Georgia 14—Florida 13
Georgia Tech 28—Tenn. 7
Houston 20—Tulsa 7
Kentucky 19—Vanderbilt 7
L.S.U. 26—Chattanooga 19
Louisville 24—Morehead 0
Maryland 42—N.C. State 14
Mississippi 51—Memph. St. 0
Miss. St. 48—N. Tex. St. 26
Navy 40—Duke 7
N. Carol. 21—S. Carol. 19
Prairie View 19—Texas C. 6
Richmond 13—W. Forest 0
S.E. La. 35—La. Poly. 24
S.M.U. 6—Texas A&M 3
Texas W. 20—Hard. Simm. 7
V.M.I. 21—Wm. & Mary 0
Va. St. 12—W. Va. St. 0Va. Union 26-Morgan St. 15

WEST

Boston C. 13—Marquette 7
Colorado 19—Missouri 19
Dayton 20—Miss. South. 7
Iowa 25—Purdue 14
Kansas St. 53—Drake 18
Marshall 26—Bowl. Gr. 19
Miami (O.) 6—Indiana 0
Michigan 14—Illinois 7
Mich. St. 54—Wash. St. 6
Minnesota 44—Oregon St. 6
Nebraska 41—Kansas 20
Oberlin 28—Wittenberg 6
Ohio St. 26—Pittsburgh 0
Oklahoma 40—Iowa St. 0
Okla. A&M 34—Detroit 19
Omaha 59—Wayne 7
Toledo 47—Bald. Wall. 13
Valparaiso 34—Wheaton 29
Wabash 45—Beloit 14
Wash. (St. L) 25—Butler 6
W. Mich. 19—Ohio U. 6
Wichita 59—N. Dak. St. 0
Wisconsin 34—N'western 13
Xavier (O.) 26—J. Carroll 7

FAR WEST

California 27—Wash. 6
Cinn. 34—Arizona St. 7
Col. Pac. 13—San Jose St. 7
Col. A&M 14—Utah 13
Denver 20—Brig. Young 0
Idaho St. 21—Col. Mines 14
Mont. St. 21—N. Dak. 13
N. Mex. 20—Montana 14
S. Calif. 21—Stanford 7
Texas Tech 28—Arizona 14
U.C.L.A. 41—Oregon 0
Wyoming 21—Utah St. 12

BASKETBALL

Natl, Basketball Assn.

Eastern Division

1. Philadelphia
W-1; L-0
Pct.: 1.000

2. New York
W-3; L-1
Pct.: .750

Milwaukee
91-84

Ft. Wayne
83-90

Minneapolis
103-93

3. Syracuse
W-2; L-2
Pct.: .500

Boston
84-107

Milwaukee
97-80

3. Boston W-2; L-2
Pct.: .500

Syracuse
107-84

Baltimore
101-99

5. Baltimore
W-1; L-4
Pct.: .200

Minneapolis
93-92

Rochester
80-128

Boston
99-101

Western Division

1. Ft. Wayne
W-4; L-0
Pct.: 1.000

New York
90-83

Rochester
109-84

2. Rochester
W-2; L-1
Pct.: .667

Baltimore
128-80

Ft. Wayne
84-109

3. Minneapolis
W-2; L-3
Pct.: .400

Baltimore
92-93

Milwaukee
79-67

New York
93-103

4. Milwaukee
W-0; L-4
Pct.: .000

New York
84-91

Minneapolis
67-79

Syracuse
80-97

HOCKEY

Natl. Hockey League

1. Montreal
W-9; L-3; T-1
Pts.: 19

Detroit
4-1

Boston
4-3

2. Detroit
W-8; L-4; T-1
Pts.: 17

Toronto
1-1

Boston
3-2

Montreal
1-4

New York
1-0

3. Toronto
W-4; L-3; T-4
Pts.: 12

Detroit
1-1

Chicago
5-2, 2-1

4. New York
W-5; L-6; T-1
Pts.: 11

Chicago
1-3

Detroit
0-1

5. Chicago
W-2; L-7; T-2
Pts.: 6

New York
3-1

Toronto
2-5, 1-2

6. Boston
W-1; L-6; T-3
Pts.: 5

Detroit
2-3

Montreal
3-4

FOOTBALL'S TOP TEN
(Verdict of the Associated Press writers' poll)

Team standings this week, with points figured on a 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis (first-place votes in parentheses):

Points

1--U.C.L.A. (117)

2,660

2--Ohio State (80)

2,594

3--Oklahoma (44)

2,292

4--Arkansas (43)

2,207

5--Notre Dame (3)

1,480

6--Army (4)

1,452

7--Mississippi (5)

829

8--Southern California

672

9--Iowa

565

10--Navy

495

RUNNERS-UP: 11, Miami (Fla.) 168; 12, Cincinnati 155; 13, Minnesota 148; 14, Wisconsin 110; 15, V.P.I. 95.

(Professionals)

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE

EASTERN DIVISION

1. New York
W-5; L-2; T-0
Pct.: .714

Pittsburgh
30-6

1. Philadelphia
W-5; L-2; T-0
Pct.: .714

Chicago Cards
30-14

3. Cleveland
W-4; L-2; T-0
Pct.: .667

Washington
62-3

4. Pittsburgh
W-4; L-3; T-0
Pct.: .571

New York
6-30

5. Chicago Cards
W-1; L-6; T-0
Pct.: .143

Philadelphia
14-30

5. Washington
W-1; L-6; T-0
Pct.: .143

Cleveland
3-62

WESTERN DIVISION

1. Detroit
W-5; L-1; T-0
Pct.: .833

Baltimore
27-3

2. San Francisco
W-4; L-2; T-1
Pct.: .667

Los Angeles
34-42

3. Chicago Bears
W-4; L-3; T-0
Pct.: .571

Green Bay
28-23

4. Los Angeles
W-3; L-3; T-1
Pct.: .500

San Francisco
42-34

5. Green Bay
W-3; L-4; T-0
Pct.: .429

Chicago Bears
23-28

6. Baltimore
W-1; L-6.; T-0
Pct.: .143

Detroit
3-27

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)