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April 02, 1962
BADMINTON—MRS. JUDY DEVLIN HASHMAN of Baltimore defeated Ursula Smith 11-4, 11-0 in the finals of the All-England Women's Championships in London to win the title for the sixth time in the last nine years.
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April 02, 1962

A Roundup Of The Sports Information Of The Week

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BADMINTON—MRS. JUDY DEVLIN HASHMAN of Baltimore defeated Ursula Smith 11-4, 11-0 in the finals of the All-England Women's Championships in London to win the title for the sixth time in the last nine years.

BASKETBALL—College: COFFEYVILLE ( KANS.) JUNIOR COLLEGE, unbeaten in 28 straight games during the regular season, whipped Bethany Lutheran ( Minn.) 84-61, San Angelo ( Texas) 82-69 and Trinidad (Colo.) 89-67 in the preliminaries of the 16-team National Junior College championships at Hutchinson, Kans. In the final, played before 6,000 in Hutchinson's Sports Arena, Paul Henry, later voted the tournament's most valuable player, scored 30 points as Coffeyville beat Lou Morris ( Texas) 74-49 to win its first national title and stretch its winning streak to 32.

NBA: PHILADELPHIA turned Wilt Chamberlain loose on the boards and baskets, and the NBA's leading scorer responded with a playoff record 56 points and 35 rebounds to lead the stumbling Warriors to a 121-104 victory over Syracuse in the fifth and deciding game of the Eastern semifinals in Philadelphia. But in the first game of the division finals the league's most valuable player, Bill Russell, blocked and stopped Chamberlain's shots, holding him to 12 points in the first half, 21 in the second as the Celts won easily 117-89 in Boston.

Detroit brought an abrupt end to Cincinnati's playoff hopes, twice defeated the Royals by one point and won the Western semifinals three games to one. In the finals, however, the Pistons were quickly checked at Los Angeles by the Lakers, who beat them twice, 132-108 and 127-112, as Elgin Baylor, on a two-day Army pass, scored 64 points to give the Lakers a fast start in the best-of-seven series.

BOXING—EMILE GRIFFITH left Champion Benny Paret near death after knocking him out in the 12th round to regain the welterweight title, at Madison Square Garden, New York City (see page 12).

Laszlo Papp, Hungarian middleweight and an Iron Curtain oddity (the Communist world's only pro boxer), knocked down Ralph ( Tiger) Jones of Brooklyn three times to win a 10-round decision before a sellout crowd of 16,000 in Vienna.

CURLING—CANADA went undefeated in the double round-robin championship in Edinburgh, Scotland to win the world curling title for the fourth consecutive year.

FENCING—HUNGARY went undefeated against a seven-nation field to win the Warsaw International Sabre Team Competition in Warsaw. Russia was second and the U.S. fifth.

FIELD HOCKEY—U.S. WOMEN'S TEAM swapped shutouts with two English teams, beating the South of England 1-0 at Oxford, then losing to the English Midlands 2-0 at Kidderminster, England.

FOOTBALL—WASHINGTON REDSKINS, completing their second trade since the end of the 1961 season, sent 250-pound center Jim Schrader and defensive halfback Ben Scotti to Philadelphia in exchange for hard-running halfback Bill Barnes and defensive back Bobby Freeman.

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