A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS

February 28, 1955

RECORD BREAKERS

Parry O'Brien of Armed Forces and Los Angeles AC put 16-pound shot 59 feet, 5½ inches, broke own world indoor record by 1½ inches in national AAU championships at New York.

Paul Anderson, Toccoa, Ga. dairy farmer became world's strongest man, smashed Norbert Schemansky's world mark by picking up 1,100 pounds in three lifts in National Capitol weight-lifting championship, Washington, D.C.

Albert Wiggins of Ohio State swam 150-yard individual medley in 1:26.2 to set U.S. record in dual meet at Champaign, Ill.

Mike Souchak of Durham, N.C. traveled nine holes in 27 to break PGA record by one, took $12,500 Texas Open with 257 to shatter by two strokes PGA mark for 72 holes at San Antonio.

BASKETBALL

San Francisco came from behind on Bill Russell's 31 points, beat Santa Clara 66-52, whipped St. Mary's 65-57 for 18th straight, retained No. 1 position in AP poll, accepted NCAA berth.

UCLA clinched Southern Division title in Pacific Coast Coherence with double wins over California 55-48, 84-76, will meet Oregon State. Northern Division winner, in best-of-three for NCAA spot.

Idaho State wrapped up third straight Rocky Mountain title by beating Montana State twice 78-57, 57-46. moved into NCAA tourney.

Utah drubbed Montana 101-68, stayed on top of Skyline Conference. Center Art Bunte led Redskins with 28 points.

Texas Christian downed Texas 75-56, edged past Rice 84-80, stayed in lead of Southwest Conference race as Dick O'Neal came through with 85 points in two games.

Minnesota, in pursuit of first Big Ten title in 18 years, outfought Iowa 80-70 as Dick Carmaker whipped in 29, rolled over Michigan 74-65 as Bill Simonovich scored 28.

Kentucky whipped Xavier of Ohio 66-55 on outside shooting, edged De Paul 76-72, but Forward Phil Grawemeyer suffered leg fracture.

Marquette slammed Detroit 100-81, Bradley 93-83, ran win streak to 20, nation's longest, was first team picked for NCAA tourney.

North Carolina State rallied to beat Duke 84-78, coasted by Maryland 78-58 to take over Atlantic Coast Conference lead.

West Virginia whipped William & Mary 95-81, Pitt 93-86, downed George Washington 83-74 to take regular Southern Conference title. Hot Rod Hundley scored 97 points in three games for Mountaineers.

Duquesne polished off Cincinnati as Si Green scored 33, Dick and Dave Ricketts combined for 39 as Dukes beat NCAA-bound Villanova 70-55.

La Salle whipped Albright 89-69, Muhlenberg 85-71 as Tom Gola scored 27.

Penn swept by Brown 67-61, Harvard 80-73, Cornell 61-50, virtually clinched Ivy League crown.

Penn State, Canisius were picked for NCAA tourney; Holy Cross. St. Francis of Pa. accepted NIT bids.

Minneapolis Lakers whipped Ft. Wayne Pistons 98-92, Rochester Royals 105-92, cut Piston lead to three-and-a-half games in Western Division of NBA.

Syracuse Nationals beat N.Y. Knickerbockers 80-78, 104-84, opened up four-game lead in Eastern Division.

TRACK AND FIELD
Wes Santee, confident Kansas senior, forgot about records, concentrated on tactics, unleashed scorching last-lap sprint, beat Denmark's Gunnar Nielsen by three yards, won national AAU indoor mile title at New York. Santee was clocked in 4:07.9, broke by 4/10 second championship mark set by Gil Dodds in 1944. Arnie Sowell, Pitt junior, tied world indoor, meet marks by blazing through 1,000-yard run in 2:08.2. Norway's Audun Boysen, jostled by photographer on bell lap, was second by 10 yards. Johnny Haines of Pennsylvania equaled world indoor, meet records by winning 60-yard dash in 0:6.1, took third straight title. Harrison Dillard Cleveland, captured 60-yard high hurdles in 0:7.3; Charley Jenkins of Villanova won 600-yard run in 1:11.9; Horace Ashenfelter, NYAC, took 3-mile run in 13:54; the Rev. Bob Richards soared 15 feet, 4 inches in pole-vault win for championship record; Lt. John Hall, Armed Forces, Ernie Shelton, Los Angeles, wound up in high-jump tie at 6 feet, 8¾ inches.

DOG SHOWS

Ch. Kippax Fearnought, Dr. John Saylor's 28-month-old English-bred bulldog from Long Beach, Calif., displayed "ideal" deep-rolling gait, Churchillian stability, topped five other group winners, became first of breed in 42 years to win best-in-show in Westminster Kennel Club's 78th competition in New York.

Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Greiner's Jr.'s finalist, Barrage of Quality Hill, 20-month-old boxer who defeated his own sire, Ch. Bang Away of Sirrah Crest, for best-of-breed, wound up as best-American-bred. Other finalists: Miss Kay Finch's afghan, Ch. Taejon of Crown Crest; Mrs. F. H. Gasow's English springer spaniel, Ch. King Peter of Salilyn; Mrs. Robert B. Choate's sealyham, Ch. Robin Hill Brigade; Mrs. L. S. Gordon Jr.'s and Janet E. Bennett's Yorkshire terrier, Ch. Star Twilight of Clu-Mor.

BOXING

Bobo Olson, middleweight champion aiming to campaign among light-heavyweights, scaled heaviest of career at 168, counter-punched masterfully, whipped Ralph (Tiger) Jones, conqueror of Sugar Ray Robinson, in 10-round nontitle bout at Chicago.

Ezzard Charles, ex-heavyweight king, made his first start since last September, chopped up awkward Charley Norkus with left, dropped him with right in ninth, took 10-round decision in New York's Madison Square Garden.

James (Sleepy Jim) Crowley, one of Four Horsemen of Notre Dame, was named chairman of Pennsylvania Commission by Gov. George Leader following dismissal of Frank Wiener, two other commissioners. Said Crowley: "I welcome the challenge."

ICE SKATING

Hayes Alan Jenkins, 20-year-old from Colorado Springs, capped dazzling performance by leaping to tune of Rhapsody in Blue, compiled 203.7 points, won his third straight, U.S.'s eighth straight, men's world figure skating title in Vienna. Blonde Tenley Albright (SI, Feb. 7), 19-year-old pre-med student from Newton Centre, Mass., reeled off Stag and Camel jumps, won woman's world crown for second time with 190.96 points.

Jean Westwood and Lawrence Demmy of Britain captured world ice dancing title for fourth time with 37.03 points.

Sigge Ericsson, 24-year-old Swede, stunned 60,000 Muscovites, dethroned Russia's Boris Shilkov as world speed skating champion with 194.996 points in four-event competition.

FOOTBALL

Paul Dietzel, 30-year-old Army line coach, signed 3-year contract at $13,000 yearly, succeeded Gaynell Tinsley as LSU head coach. Said Dietzel: "My job will be to sell LSU to the boys we're planning to recruit."

Bronko Nagurski Jr., 17-year-old 215-pound tackle from International Falls, Minn., decided to follow in father's cleat marks, will enroll this fall at Minnesota. Nagurski Sr. said he was "relieved." Irish mother said she had preferred Notre Dame.

HORSE RACING

Hasty House Farms' Hasty Road got hasty start from Jockey Johnny Adams, led all way in mile-and-quarter run, won $132,800 Widener Handicap by neck at Hialeah Park, Fla.

Swaps, California-bred colt with Johnny Longden up, took lead at final turn of $137,500 Santa Anita Derby, won mile-and-eighth race by half-length, ahead of Jean's Joe at Arcadia, Calif.

GOLF

Patty Berg, Chicago veteran, didn't sink any long ones but didn't miss any short ones, shot 292 to capture women's open at St. Petersburg, Fla.

Faye Crocker, smooth-swinging dark horse from Uruguay, then edged Patty by one stroke with 296, took $5,000 Serbin Invitational at Miami Beach.

HOCKEY
Montreal Canadiens whipped Detroit Red Wings 4-2, overwhelmed N.Y. Rangers 10-2 as Bernie (Boom Boom) Geoffrion fired five goals on only eight shots. Canadiens led Wings by single point in two-team National Hockey League race.

BASEBALL
Puerto Rico clinched Caribbean championship by walloping Panama 11-3. Willie Mays of Giants, Don Zimmer of Dodgers, Roberto Clemente of Pirates led winners' attack.

SLEDDING
Douglas Connor, reckless Canadian, took six runs down treacherous Cresta Course, compiled time of 308.8 seconds, won world skeleton sled championship at St. Moritz, Switzerland.

MILEPOSTS

HONORED—Dr. Roger Bannister, first 4-minute miler, Si's Sportsman of Year; won William Hyde Award for studies in physiology of stress conditions, at London.

MARRIED—John W. Galbreath, president of Pittsburgh Pirates, owner Darby Dan Farm; to Dorothy Bryan Firestone, racing enthusiast, at Miami Beach.

MARRIED—Willie Pep, former featherweight champ; to Cynthia Regina Rhodes, at Hartford, Conn.

RETIRED—Bill Chadwick, 39, National Hockey League referee; after 14 seasons, effective end of Stanley Cup play-offs.

DIED—William Dahut, 49, chief deputy commissioner, N.Y. State Athletic Commission; after a fall, of leukemia, in Brooklyn, N.Y. Appointed last month, former racket-buster was investigating corruption in boxing.

DIED—Joseph M. Smoot, 82, who promoted legal horse racing in California, built Hialeah in Florida, died almost penniless; in Las Vegas, Nev.

OTHER RESULTS FOR THE RECORD

BADMINTON
Judy Devlin, Baltimore, over Margaret Varner, 11-7, 11-1, women's title, New England Championships, Boston.

BOXING

Gene Fullmer, 10-round decision over Paul Pender, middleweights, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Joey Giardello, 8-round TKO over Andy Mayfield, middleweights, Miami Beach.
Tommy (Hurricane) Jackson, 3-round TKO over Leo (Mule) Johnson, heavyweights, Queens, New York.
Kenny Lane, 10-round decision over Jackie Blair, lightweights, New York.
Jimmy Martinez, 10-round split decision over Charlie Salas, middleweights, Phoenix, Ariz.
Lauro Salas, 10-round decision over Cisco Andrade, lightweights, Los Angeles.
Randy Turpin, 8-round win over Ray Schmitt. disqualified for holding, light heavyweights, Birmingham. England.
Sammy Walker, 7-round TKO over Moses Ward, middleweights, Holyoke. Mass.
Bert Whitehurst, 8-round decision over Willie Wilson, heavyweights, Providence. R.I.

CURLING
Utica No. 1 Rink, skipped by Fred Parkinson, over Utica No. 2, 18-8, Gordon Grand National medal, Schenectady, N.Y.

DOG SHOWS

Nugrade Nuclea Of Trucote (wire-haired fox terrier), best-in-show, Hartford, Conn.
Ch. Fancy Bombadier (bloodhound), best-in-show, New Haven, Conn.
Ch. Star Twilight Of Clu-Mor (Yorkshire terrier), best-in-show, Kansas City.

FIELD TRIALS

(U.S. Field Trial Association, Hernando, Miss.)
Gambler's Eye, Derby Stake.
Snowstorm, All-Age Champion.

GOLF

Don Bisplinghoff, Orlando, Fla., over Bill Goodloe, 5-and-4, Tournament of Club Champions, St. Augustine, Fla.
Bea McWane, Birmingham, Ala., and Ted Bishop, Boston, over Polly Riley and J. Walcott Brown, 1 up, 19 holes, mixed foursomes two-ball tournament, Palm Beach.

HORSE RACING
CASCANUEZ: $34,200 Bougainvillea Turf Handicap, 1 3/16 m., by length, in 1:56, Hialeah Park, Fla.

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SAILING

Flower, skippered by Robert Lippincott, with 55 pts., Cuba Cup, International Star Class regatta, Havana.
Kurush IV, skippered by Jorge de Cardenas, with 74 pts., Bacardi Cup, annual Star Class regatta, Havana.
Harvey Lekson, Silver Springs, Md., with 104½ pts., national midwinter Comet Class championship, Miami.
Harry Sindle, Red Bank, N.J., with 215 pts., mid winter Lightning Class regatta, St. Petersburg, Fla.

SKIING

Charles Furrer, Dartmouth O.C., men's division, Brad Mead slalom, with combined time of 2:09.2., Rutland, Vt.
Inger Jorgensen, Norway, women's Eastern giant slalom championship, in combined time of 2:19.8, Rutland, Vt.
Leo Massa, Red Bank, N.J., 18-kilo. int. cross-country race, in 1:02.35, Berlin, N.H.
Art Tokle, Fox River Grove, III., int. jumping championship, 202.5 pts., Berlin, N.H.

(Eastern Intercollegiate Championships, Middlebury, Vt.)

Larry Damon, Vermont, cross-country, in 1:05.34.
Pete Kirby, Dartmouth, downhill, in 1:79.9.
Jon Riisnaes, New Hampshire, jump, 222.9 pts.
Les Streeter, Middlebury, slalom, in 1:59.4.
Middlebury, team title, 570.21 pts.

(Rocky Mountain Collegiate Ski Association Championships, Lead, S.D.)

Henning Arstal, Denver, slalom, in 1:36.
Tommy Carter, Denver, alpine combine, 152 pts.
John Cress, Denver, jump, 212.4 pts.
Denver, team title, 587 pts.

RESULTS OF 100 LEADING COLLEGE BASKETBALL GAMES

EAST

Amherst 68—Williams 60
Brown 52—Dartmouth 41
Colgate 69—Pernn St. 59
Conn. 91—Rutgers 78
Conn. 90—Rhode Island 72
Dartmouth 71—H. Cross 64
Dartmouth 78—Yale 62
Duquesne 81—Cinc. 67
Duquesne 70—Vill. 55
Fordham 78—CCNY 59
Fordham 73—Holy Cross 61
Holy Cross 66—Temple 54
La Salle 89—Albright 69
La Salle 85—M'berg 71
Manhattan 78—NYU 61
Manhattan 70—Army 59
Niagara 98—Toronto 61
Niagara 82—St. Johns (B'klyn)62
Niagara 77—Siena 61
Penn 67—Brown 61
Penn 80—Harvard 73
Penn 61—Cornell 50
Princeton 53—Columbia 52
St. Fr. (B'klyn) 71—St. Bon. 64
St. Jos. 71—St. Johns (B'klyn) 63
Syracuse 78—Cornell 61
Syracuse 83—Penn St. 60
Villanova 86—Leb. V. 65
West Va. 93—Pitt 86

SOUTH & SOUTHWEST

Arkansas 79—Texas 75
Auburn 75—LSU 71
Baylor 86—Tex. A&M 68
Duke 84—Wake Forest 65
Furman 100—S. Car. 79
Furman 125—Davidson 76
Geo. Wash. 82—Va. Tech 57
Geo. Wash. 69—W&L 62
Georgia 86—Miss. 80
Georgia Tech 75—Georgia 54
Georgia Tech 87—S. C. 84
Gettysburg 74—Navy 72
Kentucky 66—Xavier 55
Maryland 68—Clemson 66
Navy 77—G'town 54
N. Car. 83—Wake Forest 79
N. Car. St. 84—Duke 78
N. Car. St. 78—Maryland 58
Rice 80—Baylor 68
Richmond 92—Virginia 88
SMU 81—Texas A&M 56
TCU 75—Texas 56
TCU 84—Rice 80
Vanderbilt 76—Tenn. 71
Virginia 106—Clemson 68
Virginia 107—Va. Tech 59
Wash. & L. 91—R'mond 86
West Va. 95—W&M 81
West Va. 83—Geo. Wash. 74

WEST

Dayton 80—Cincinnati 69
Dayton 71—Xavier 60
Illinois 90—Mich. St. 72
Illinois 99—Wisconsin 71
Iowa 79—Ohio State 68
Iowa 78—Mich. St. 69
Kentucky 76—De Paul 72
Louisville 79—Bradley 59
Marquette 100—Detroit 81
Marquette 93—Bradley 83
Michigan 72—N'western 70
Missouri 78—Iowa St. 63
Minnesota 80—Indiana 70
Minnesota 74—Michigan 65
Nebraska 66—Kansas 55
N'western 85—Indiana 78
Notre Dame 81—Butler 71
Ok. A&M 62—Tulsa 52
Ok. A&M 58—Houston 47
St. Louis 99—Arkansas 72
St. Louis 91—Wichita 78
Tulsa 74—Notre Dame 59

FAR WEST

Brig. Young 63—Montana 62
Colorado 61—Kansas St. 53
Idaho St. 78—Mont. St. 57
Idaho St. 57—Mont. St. 46
Oregon 60—Wash. 59
Oregon St. 80—Idaho 65
Oregon St. 67—Idaho 56
Oregon St. 73—Wash. St. 61
San Fran. 66—Santa CI. 52
San Fran. 65—St. Mary's 57
S. Calif. 73—Stanford 63
S. Calif. 71—Stanford 56
UCLA 55—California 48
UCLA 84—California 76
Utah 101—Montana 68
Utah St. 76—Brig. Young 71
Wash. 80—Oregon 60
Wash. St. 68—Oregon St. 66
Wyoming 82—Denver 60
Wyoming 59—N. Mex. 52

BASKETBALL'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—San Francisco (65)

953

2—Kentucky (11)

758

3—La Salle (3)

622

4—Duquesne (2)

611

5—Marquette (8)

380

6—North Carolina State (2)

344

7—Minnesota (3)

334

8—Utah (1)

320

9—UCLA (2)

272

10—George Washington

240

RUNNERS-UF: 11, Dayton (3) 200; 12, Alabama (2) 106; 13, Illinois 94; 14, Vanderbilt 87; 15, Memphis State (4) 71.

PROFESSIONALS

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION

EASTERN DIVISION

1. Syracuse
W-35; L-25
Pct.: .583

Milwaukee
82-81

Boston
107-93

Phila.
86-110

N.Y.
80-78
104-84

2. New York
W-30; L-28
Pct.: .517

Ft. Wayne
92-88 93-86

Syracuse
78-80
84-104

3. Boston
W-29; L-28
Pct.: .509

Milwaukee
106-103

Syracuse
93-107

Phila.
114-99

4. Philadelphia
W-27; L-30
Pct.: .474

Rochester
79-72 114-113
98-96 78-73

Syracuse
110-86

Boston
99-114

WESTERN DIVISION

1. Ft. Wayne
W-37; L-23
Pct.: .617

New York
88-92 86-93

Minn.
92-98

Milwaukee
96-87

2. Minneapolis
W-32; L-25
Pct.: .561

Ft. Wayne
98-92

Rochester
105-92

3. Rochester
W-24; L-36
Pct.: .400

Philadelphia
72-79 113-114
96-98 73-78

Milw.
78-84

Minneapolis
92-105

4. Milwaukee
W-20; L-39
Pct.: .339

Syracuse
81-82

Boston
103-106

Roch.
84-78

Ft.Wayne
87-96

HOCKEY

Natl. Hockey League

1. Montreal
W-34; L-15; T-8
Pts.:76

Detroit
4-2

New York
10-2

2. Detroit
W-33; L-17; T-9
Pts.: 75

Chicago
3-2

Montreal
2-4

New York
5-0

3. Toronto
W-22; L-19; T-18
Pts.: 62

Boston
1-1

Chicago
1-4

4. Boston
W-20; L-20; T-18
Pts.: 58

New York
2-2

Chicago
2-10

Toronto
1-1

5. New York
W-14; L-29; T-16
Pts.: 44

Boston
2-2

Montreal
2-10

Detroit
0-5

6. Chicago
W-11; L-34; T-13
Pts.: 35

Detroit
2-3

Boston
10-2

Toronto
4-1

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)