April 06, 1959
April 06, 1959

Table of Contents
April 6, 1959

Coming Events
Wonderful World Of Sport
Wonderful World Of Sports
Events & Discoveries
Young Men
Horse Racing
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back


BADMINTON—JUDY DEVLIN, Baltimore, over Sue Devlin, 11-1, 12-10; TAN JOE HOCK, Indonesia, over Charoen Wadnanasin, 15-4, 15-10; Canadian championships, Quebec.

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BASKETBALL—ARMY, over Marines, 82-73, interservice all-star final, to qualify for Pan-American trials, Hempstead, N.Y.

BOXING—NEW YORK, over Chicago, 10-6, Inter-City Golden Cloves, Chicago.

BRIDGE—B. JAY BECKER TEAM, over Charles A. Goren team, by 20 intl. pts., for Vanderbilt Cup at Seattle and right to compete in 1960 World Bridge Olympiad in Rome.

GOLF—CARY MIDDLECOFF, Hollywood, Fla., St. Petersburg (Fla.) Open and $2,000, with 275 for 72 holes. Runner-up: Pete Cooper, 278.

Mike Souchak, Grossinger, N.Y., and Arnold Palmer, Ligonier, Pa., tied for first in Seminole pro-amateur (pro division), with 141 for 36 holes.

Leon Sikes, W. Palm Beach, Fla., over Bruce Coffin, 5 and 4, American Srs. Golf Assn. title, St. Augustine, Fla.

HORSE RACING—VERTEX: $116,300 John B. Campbell H., 1 1/16 m., by 6 lengths, in 1:43 1/5, Bowie. Sam Boulmetis up.

ATOLL: $27,700 Swift St., 6 f., by 6 lengths in 1:11 3/5, Jamaica. Eddie Arcaro up.

FINNEGAN: $16,250 Yerba Buena H., 1 1/16 m., by half length, in 1:42 3/5, Tanforan. Johnny Longden up.

EASY SPUR: $15,000 Fountain of Youth St., tune-up for Florida Derby, 1 1/16 m., by 8 lengths, in 1:41 4/5, Gulfstream. Bill Hartack up.

RACQUETS—GEOFFREY ATKINS, England, over Charles Pearson, 15-1, 15-1, 15-4, to win U.S. amateur title for fourth time, New York.

RUGBY—U. OF CALIFORNIA, over British Columbia, 3-0, 6-6, 6-3, 9-9, to win World Cup Rugby Series, Vancouver, B.C.

SKIING—COLORADO, NCAA title, with 549.4, pts., Winter Park, Colo. Runner-up: Denver, with 543.6 pts. Individual champions: MARVIN MELVILLE, Utah, slalom in 1:59 and downhill in 1:28.8; DAVE BUTTS, Colorado, individual jumping, with leaps of 163, 159, 155 ft. and 222 pts.; TED FARWELL, Denver, Nordic combined, with 96.7 pts.

STEEPLECHASE RACING—GRAND CHAL: Carolina Cup, 3 m., by 10 lengths, in 5:45 3/5, Camden, S.C. Jimmy Aitcheson up.

SWIMMING—MICHIGAN, third straight NCAA title, with 137½ points, Ithaca, N.Y. Individual champions: DAVID GILLANDERS, Michigan, 100-yd. butterfly in 54.1 (U.S., NCAA, meet record) and 200-yd. butterfly in 2:02.5 (meet record); FRED WESTPHAL, Wisconsin, 50-yd. freestyle in 22.3; FRANK McKINNEY, Indiana, 100-yd. backstroke in 56.1 (NCAA, meet record) and 200-yd. backstroke in 2:01.4 (U.S., NCAA, meet record); DICK HANLEY, Michigan, 220-yd. freestyle in 2:04.3; GORDON COLLET, Oklahoma, 100-yd. breaststroke in 1:03.2 (U.S., NCAA, meet record); GEORGE HARRISON, Stanford, 200-yd. individual medley in 2:06.7 (meet record); BILL STEUART, 440-yd. freestyle in 4:31.9 and 1,500-meter freestyle in 18:26.2; BILL MULLIKEN, Miami (Ohio), 200-yd. breaststroke in 2:21.3 (U.S., NCAA, meet record); FRANK LEGACKI, Michigan, 100-yd. freestyle in 49.6; MICHIGAN'S JOHN McGUIRE, CARL WOOLLEY, HANLEY and LEGACKI, 400-yd. freestyle relay in 3:21.6; MICHIGAN'S JOHN SMITH, RON CLARK, GILLANDERS and HANLEY, 400-yd. medley relay in 3:46.1 (meet record); RON O'BRIEN, Ohio Stale, 1-meter dive with 468.95 pts.; SAM HALL, Ohio State, 3-meter dive with 465.1 pts.

TRACK AND FIELD—RON DELANY, Ireland, mile in 4:06.4 for 34th straight; HAYES JONES, E. Michigan, 60-yd. high hurdles in :07 to tie U.S. record, Chicago Daily News Relays.

MILEPOSTS—RESIGNED: HAROLD BRADLEY, veteran Duke basketball coach whose predominantly sophomore team hustled into late lie for third in Atlantic Coast Conference to earn him vole as ACC Coach of Year; to accept similar post at Texas, setting off rash of resignations. Others: Minnesota's OZZIE COWLES, Rice's DON SUMAN, Cornell's ROYNER GREENE, Seton Hall's HONEY RUSSELL.