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A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS
December 26, 1955
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December 26, 1955

A Roundup Of The Week's News

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HONORED— Johnny Podres , Brooklyn Dodgers' pitching hero of World Series; named King of Winter, for Lake Placid ( N.Y.) winter sports season.

HONORED—J. B. (Ears) Whitworth, whose Alabama team lost 10 straight games this year, got unusual treatment from students, was gifted with plaque inscribed as follows: "The SGA [Student Government Association] honors the 1955 Crimson Tide and Coach J. B. Whitworth. Ten times defeated, they never lost the will to win. They personified the true 'Bama spirit."

DIED—Henry A. Kean, 61, retired Tennessee A&I State University football coach, 5-time winner of Negro national championship with Kentucky State (1934, 1937) and Tennessee A&I (1946, 1947, 1954); of heart attack, at Nashville.

OTHER RESULTS FOR THE RECORD

AUTO RACING
Rosendo Bos Santos, Venezuela, 159.67-m. Barranquilla-to-Cartagena race, in Ferrari, in 1:32, with avg. speed of 104.32 mph, Barranquilla, Colombia.

BASEBALL
Japan, Asian championship, with 6-0 record, Manila.

BOXING

Joe Rowan, 8-round decision over Zack Hobbs, heavyweights, Trenton, N.J.
Gil Turner, 10-round decision over Jackie LaBua, middleweights, Syracuse, N.Y.
Del Flanagan, 10-round decision over Jimmy Martinez, middleweights, St. Paul, Minn.
Art Aragon, 10-round decision over Don Jordan, welterweights, Los Angeles.
Miguel Diaz, 10-round decision over Danny Giovanelli, welterweights, Miami Beach.
L. C. Morgan, 10-round decision over Glen Flanagan, lightweights, Troy, Ohio.
Johnny Gonsalves, 10-round decision over Henry Davis, lightweights, Sacramento, Calif.
Paolo Rosi, 10-round decision over Lulu Perez, lightweights, New York.
Bobby Courchesne, 10-round decision over Leroy Jones, featherweights, Holyoke, Mass.

COURT TENNIS
Nicholas Ludington, Harvard, over James Bostwick, 6-3, 6-3, U.S. Court Tennis Assn. jr singles handicap tournament, Tuxedo Park, N.Y.

DOG SHOWS

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