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SPORTING WORLD
Smithfield Captures Qass ‘ ‘A’ ’ Title
By|] Boxers Show
Class In Conference
Boxing,Wrestling Meet
’ ■. « T“f Detroit Takes Pro Grown After
MPOrt-O^urSpn 1. ri|ifA«tifi(r Inant TrAftnrc Rpiifi
Defeating Inept Trotters, Rens Co>Captains Fot ’42
Bf •OQ.TOK a BBANOH
CftAjUXMnTE — JohaBoa C.
Sontii figbteri umde
• «l«ui «w«ep in tkt fin»l aad
flhAaipieaidiip niat«h«i of the
eiglilb aoAuid GIAA Boxing »nd
Wfeatlu^ Tdarn&ment held here
Imdt »od S^tarday, Mareii
21*aad to s^nex for tJie third
tii]^ eonvecativelj th« eoofereaee
boziap; erown and rethrons a
tcnmm flhvnpioo, “Sporty” M«xk
h«B, 1938 flyweigfa title holder
back a tvo year abaence.
Idacola IJQirei^ty, aix time»
holder of the wrestUiig diadem,
wa« tied bjr Viji^niji State l^t
three all after the Lions had
moved up seven graj^lers into
the finah. •
From the* standpoint of eoach
partieipenty aad ^eetator it waa
the moat oi^erl; and well eon*
dneted tonmey in CIAA hlstirty
The first broadoast ever of "thii
CIAA event wa« eaxri-ed ovef
radio atation WSOC Charlotte
on an NBC hookup Friday after
noon and Saturday nigh*.
The competilon in both ring
and mat meets was th« keen^t
yet, for not oaly the iinal
bouta but the preliminary rounds
as well pt^ueed thtillere in every
eiaiB that k^[>t 1500 speetatorg in
Hartl^-Woo^ Gyimuuiima how
ling and roaring in suspense and
excitem^t.
Of •i* defending champions,
four managed to retain crowns.
Travis, 165 lb. Virginia State
wrestler lost early to Campbell of
Moi^n and Brandt, 113 Iba;
liineoln bowed before Rudy
Powell, yiiigini* State. Jenkins’
challenge of Brown waa repulsed
bv Mf^gan’s hiavyweight boas,
altfaeuijh'^'tHij^^Haraptoo grander,
(Continued on page five)
T%ANK T WARD r ——— i ■ '■
ifBW YORK, (Calvin) — Boh BY P. M. DAVIS until the final 1°** HAMPTON, Va-
Pmot is on tho coast gloadiag OHICAGO, - Both «»• Har- bMajwe *fc«y committ^id 24 per- Hampton eage squad
ov«r hi* Monday nite victory ieto Globe Trottew and the
against o«r own Turkey Thomp- New York Ben«
son. Turkey didn’t do a bad wait until March
job, let We tell you. Floored fore eith^
8uav») Bob, six time* in the first wear the crown
t * f» - • % 1  1 1 H.T111b VMUTlT&liflin 1V LfIS
Ele«Md were Otowe
may and soon TurkeF champions. That honor went *TT'
B(f Out that judges gave Wednesday night to the Detroit tinow '
^al.
j. ^ ^ n _ 20 years
plAnnod to take « crack at Louis national
- Th. iWiS
will be . ltd
fouls aiud aeitbear SoBi^ by co cip^ains for the fint time
will have to (or Berm* conld in Institute lii athltiio
of 1942 be- &•»•> b»- biistory, It wa» ao»oui«aed thi4
agbia hope to ^ seeoads, week by C. H. Willifui», superri
iSL^ri^’JoliDson fountr Cjgtrs
Defit AtklD Fitc
in Play Oft Ftr Stale Title
the
of official because they muflftd nine mr of fvthletin^
heAt. But by aome mimcle Pastor w'orld's profeapional babketball Ble«Md were Gfoi^e ‘/Tiny’
began to r^ and soon TurkeF champions. That honor went ^ J oST^ '•iih2e Thompson and Howard AU«n, f»«^tdeP9 of Srtitbfi^ld.
wa so tireltut that judges gave Wednesday night to the Detroit f.wo Piratss witjj alms^ identi- th6 final goaf
Boh 7 oyit of 10. We kinda feel Eagles in the final game btfore J min^xe » wfow ^n ^ «Tinv” ThontpBon, who i» CtrpUna Colored
son^y for turkey as he had 12.000 spectators at tsh« Inter- ™ ' ’
amphitheater. The Rens - ■ - -
Scarborough & Hargett
FUNERAL DIRECTORS
AMBULANCE SERVICE
PlMBea: Day J-3721« Night JS722 522 E. Pettigrew St.
a» lioon as Pastor wa« safely put did save third plac^ by drubbing
away. Gu#aa Bob didn't wear his *he mixed Toledo White Huts,
dancing tights and slippers like 57 to 42, in what develoj^ into :
he did once U{H>n a tiioe, long * contest be^tween Dolly iCicg and i-;
long 4g9- Who said the Beng Chuck Ghuckovits. |
were /Worried about beating the Detroit won the title by topp^
Royttls at the pro basketball ing Oshkosh, Wis-, 39 to 37
finals in Chiwgo. Well the Ben» previoualy nosing out the
brwMd'in . and sent the Royals Bens, 43 to 42, Tuesday night and
baaif to Kenwha (that’s where Trotters, 37 to 36,
th*3^ ^me frodi) so fast with a Sunday night Tbs Motor City
43*.15 tage tied on so the Win quintet therefore performed the
coQsin folks would know why so unbelievable feat of trouncing
early^ The Bens ji^ started out greatest Negro team® in
winning and kept on winAig. basketball as will aa the cham*
: pioos of the National league,
Osbko^, which had eliminated
All men, including statisti*on Mond.«y, night the great
Qians, are interested in figures. Americanleague ’ kingspins, the
^ *x * 1. Riiladclpbis Hebrews, 38 to 31.
Th« world IJ top-heavy with incidentally, had con-
w y m u]> m e
all season to the
process. , „ * Bens, Tnottera and Oshkosh.
Has any forward - looking . , •^P'ega-
commtsnity had a committee to donuniated the touma
waleotos Spring?
. • • • have only thetoselves to blame
Deftnae' contracts are not ^or their failure. Againet De-
to bv sourcM'of permanent eco-troit, both were in^t- The
nn»ie benefits. Trotters, wh»h led all the way
Fish Story
TrAYPTtPVTT I tf ‘^^1* y®"*’
FAYE^EYIM, ^(SpecUl) —
Coach Howtod “Bruttrt ' Wil of Coach ‘Brutus'
^ ^ Wilson; m fonner, Morgan three
letter to att*m the go4l
A ti-a- 1 IhAt reaehed Jwre Wednes*
Athle^ Aasocifctj^n.’e ^ ni((ht And thfe team really
hWe Wednesday, Ha^ f^ove^'it* supe«i(
b*j delfeAi^ the Atki^ ligh
•ohooi* of 1 Wliiston Salem, by $ ]
old and «e»«B from *ch^^
Middletown, Ohio ii a physical pJayfl#'owe vveanepoay, wapn Bupetior in tl^
education and matheitte^a ma tne AtkijW lltgh fonteeti They g»|: oflF to a riow
jor, and Boward AUen 21 is •ohoot of I ^W8ton Salem, by « tirst, but by hi^ time
from finglswood New Jlr^y >nd The playo(f wa« kadin^ ^inatoa
a.phjuiwJ edaeation Itid social ^ St*t« olais “A” lhaoip 23-10. When*the fiaal gttft
atudies major. Both wUl be »wt- feouaded, Smithfield wag, ©Ut ia
iors next yeu*. | 6ia|ttfield reaehed its ]^sitib^ Iront nirty pointi Th« scoie
Allen was h%h aaorer of the in tl^„ champiohAip pll^off by Wing 49-19. “Slito" Rich, Tuck
Hampton pire-tes in the 1940 winn^, the BaatwB diviiion fr aad Todd piroved them»elves
season, ringing up 20$ |>ointft in title in ^*a touriMMnent 4^ld at Illy ''tfpairik ft the Smith
15 games. His averag« j>er game Payet^ille Tubers CollejBpe. field ftttaelt. While B«l, Ha^*
13.8. Thompson has also been a March '14 and I8. Atkins high kins and Houeer were the stand
staJid ottt player this part s»«»%>t! BIciiool. Ww -wit in t4ie We»t«am oat fe’* Winston Salem.
(Continued on page five) divisi^ toamame;i|t.‘ (Coatinued on page^ fiva)
In Observance Of Negro Heidth Week’
Onl 10 eatsh Aik in theijr btMt
comedy twr Hetro>GoIdwyii-Mayw«
titled, “Going Rtlibig,’' t*ie 0«r
Crag jrounfMer* nsnage instasd !•
*cstch” troohis. In th^* eMsnteas
.die kids
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