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~^.7^*-V .*•?._> ..-X->^--.' - '*""VT.. FHE OfffO J I ' _•'* :i f . SENTINEL THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 1961 • jgi fc^M m F sAK ______ •" '______.- ^BB ' HB. ___& - ___B_S; 'J ft* * WB IK *. my ■__■■ !Br..*__S. SPORTS CLEANINGS By BILL BELL • Sports Editor XSIDA THOMPSON, «• Champtoa av., senior at Central H-gh school, U pictured aa ____ received the batoa from a running mate la a recent relay competition which netted another victory tor Ohio Track Ch*. She ia president ot t.AA aad runs aac ho r leg oa Ohio Track <Sob 4to Relay Team. Girl O.ymp.cs Champ Runs Here Ohio's thousands of sports fans .;- ere "In" for what promises to be some history-making and sizziing- hot competion, come Saturday, March 11. when world-famed Wilma Rudolph dons hcr spiked shoes at Ohio State university's French Field House. She will be the "top spark" with Tennessee State university's women's track team, which will seek <ts seventh straight national team title, in the 1961 National AAU Women's Indoor Track and Field Championships. The event is sponsored by Ohio Track Oub. Their hottest competition ls expected to be generated by the 19«0 runnerup Mayor Daley Youth Foundation club ol Chicago. It will be Miss Rudolph's first and only Ohio appearance during the winter track season. One of the events in which she will perform — the 100-yard dash. In tbe afternoon — will be' under the sponsorship of The Ohio Sentinel. 9 Some 150 individuals and 14 teams are entered to the 12-evcnt program. The preliminaries will begin at 10 a.m., and the finals at 2 p.m. ..AS THE world knows, young Wilma Rudolph is the only American woman e.er to win three Gold Medals in the Olympic Games. Last summer at Rome, she won the .00 and 200 meter dashes and anchored the winning U.S. .00-meter relay team. Just a few days ago. Miss Rudolph further amazed the experts when, all tired and bedraggled, she arrived in Louisville. Ky.. just _. minutes before the opening ot the Mason-Dba»n games, and set a new record '.n the women's 70- yard dash. In doing this, she crashed into a barrier and painfully bruised her hip, but this failed to stop he. from going on to anchor the women's Olympic champion 440-yard relay team to a rousing victory'. Tennessee State's renowned Tt- gcrbcllcs team, which is coached by part-time postman Ed Temple, last lost a National AAU meet In 1854. He won worldwide acclaim last August wh.n his squad won its world record in the Olympics. Ohio State Arena ticket office is in charge of advance ticket sales. Tickets can also be purchased at the office of Tho Sentinel, _30-t__t E. Long st. Reserved seats are $2.10 and general admission Is $1. A EAST, WEST and South mode valiant effort* Tuesday night to stage upsets in the quarter finals of the District basketball tournament In Fairground Coliseum, but when the smoke of the battles had cleared, East had bowed to Newark 47-4J, West had lost to mighty Linden 57-61 and South had carried Gahanna into two overtime periods only to be vanquished 63-61. East and West lost the battles at the free throw line. East not only had a poor night shooting from the foul line, but they also lost their star center. Art Milner, who was controlling the banking boards, In the first minutes of the fourth quarter, by the foul route. East made only four out of 13 free throws, while Newark was tossing In 17 out of 30. East led most ot the way until they lost Milner. West led Linden from early In the first quarter until the last period, when the strain began to tell and they lost their touch at the free throw line. Linden hit on 13 out of 16 Ann Oakleys. In the final quarter, which gave them the victory although East outshot Linden from the floor. South led by Al Wilson and Gene Harper, had »he Gahanna Lions tied at 57,all at the end ot the regulation game. The first overtime period ended 61-61. But South failed to score in the second overtime period and Gahanna went into Uie semi-finals with a 63-61 victory. O THE SEPIA scoring stars on the various ttams were: East, Milner and John Marlon, with 12 [Xtints each; Linden, Tom Bowman and Tony Kent, 12 each; West Dwight Newman and Llewellyn Coles, 11 each; South, Al Wilson. 24, and Gene Harper, 15. Newark meets Grand.-tew and Linden meets Gahanna in the semifinals, Thursday night, with the winners meeting in the finals Saturday night. The Columbus Critics bowed tn the State AAU semi-finals, at Dayton Sunday, 79-67, to the Dayton Inlands. Garland Equipment runners-up In the Women's District AAU tournament was eliminated from the State meet by Dayton National Cash Register, 3_-_2. B BEATTY CENTER'S Roy Ector, the lone Columbusite In the Chicago Golden Gloves tourna ment. has fought his way Into the semi-finals. Roy ls a light heavyweight. Ohio rules the college world lit NCAA basketbalL For not only was Ohio State voted the number one college team, but both press associations, but they voted Cincinnati U. .the number two team, displacing St. Bonaventure, who moved down to third. Ohio is 23-0 Cincinnati is 23-3. Walt Belamy of Indiana who was picked with Tom Stith of St. Bonaventure for NEA All-American team, finished fourth in scoring In the Big Ten, with 4M points. B WILT CHAMBERLAIN has already broken his NBA scoring record and the season Is not over. In 76 games, Wilt hit for __»7 points, for a game average of 500 per cent. He also set a "new rebound mark of 2066. Elgin Baylor of Los Angeles U second In the scoring race with 2103 points for a 34.8 average. Oscar Robinson of the Cincinnati Royals is third with 2073 markers for a 30.5 game percentage. Oscar is the first NBA rookie to break 2000 points In his rookie year. The Milwaukee Braves still have contract troubles. Among their holdouts are outfielder Wcs Cov. Ington and utility man Felix Mantilla. Note to Mr. Richard Banks: Your letter was very timely, and as It was too good to cut to fit my column, you wlil find It In the Letters To The Editor department* Thanks, and please write again. Panel On Bird Control Phelton Simmons, supervising sanitarian in the Columbus Health Dept.'s insect, rodent and bird control program, wiU participate in a panel on "Bird I Control in Urban Areas" at Cincinnati on March », Jointly ap_o» sored by the U. S. Fish nd Wild, life Service and the Cincinnati Pest Control Ass'n. Simmons lias had outstanding success in ridding Columbus of excess pigeons. In the two years the program bas been underway, reliable estimates indicate some 50,000 pigeons have beep trapped or have left other i locations. - OHIO STATE MUSEUM LIBf-ARl 15TH *\ HIGH STa COLUMBUS-* OHIO THB OHIO SENTINEL TH1 PEOPLE'S CHAMPION Vol, 12, NoTdo' THURSDAY, MAHCH IS, 1961 20 CENTS COLUM--US, OHIO Corner Duel r atal 1 o E. Sider Story On Pane J Quits NAACP »—. ■■■■■ ■!■ — Story On Page I Story On Page I ' V •' tVlf-BKKPOSCK I'MV-.BS-TV FOt J-DF.BS Hay <: oa vocation recently attracted mmay p___R___-__t «ttt__?a_, wt tb __*__«*_ to a noted' witter aad a .Cbaemgm bssssnumtm axm- entire. Speaker, honoree aad principle* »f the iftSU. evest are aitowa Jna* befon. pamemadiaap* gat aadmrwa-y mt th a ©__*. avbsmL Prmm hett. Dr. _timw___rt E. sake*, acbami ptasldemt; Max Lerwr. premiaeat writer. rotanutUt, tea t-wr. wbo ______errd a terceftd aad cJ___-_-_«_Bg msmmp mmd worn received Duct*, erf Letter* Degree: _ur>- East 9, pa-isMia. Proa, bapremm iJHwrty Ute tea. Co. Chicago, who received Doctor mt ______*____*• degree; mW*S *"*■ L. Umttther, «*»_/«_*«_ l_.-_e-io.ee BA. Tractive a___ Psamk _.-_.-!_;, N. York ___siae*» r_t__uU.e.
|Description||The Ohio State Sentinel was a weekly African American newspaper based in Columbus, Ohio that was established on June 1, 1949. They covered local Columbus news, and state issues that were important to the African American community.|
|Creator||President Edmund B. Paxton|
|Contributor||Vice President Charles W. Seward|
|Publisher||The Ohio Sentinel Publishing Company|
|Location||Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio|
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THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 1961
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By BILL BELL • Sports Editor
XSIDA THOMPSON, «• Champtoa av., senior at Central H-gh school, U pictured aa ____ received
the batoa from a running mate la a recent relay competition which netted another victory tor Ohio
Track Ch*. She ia president ot t.AA aad runs aac ho r leg oa Ohio Track