Royce gets Knocked Out

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Royce gets Knocked Out - a Dls-tect one-two a on for GG's Enter Finals...
a Dls-tect one-two a on for GG's Enter Finals In State MEMPHIS,! Feb. .4 . W-The W-The W-The Mid-Souut Mid-Souut Mid-Souut -OuUen -OuUen .ti-vt:- .ti-vt:- .ti-vt:- .ti-vt:- oi j Lament moves Into the final round here tonight with the winders of the open classes . eligible to compete in the National Golden Gloves at Chicago. ! The tournament, sponsored by The Memphis Commercial Appeal, drew boxers from Tennessee, Mississippi, Mississippi, Arkansas . and Missouri. The Jackson, Tenn., team fared none too well to last night's semifinals semifinals winning only ' one of five bouts., Dave Gass decisloned Ed i 1. 1. j r - t .i r : . .1 nnnV OieODlUS UI u fvw. Ark., in the open featherweight class for the only Jackson victory. In the other bouts Involving Jackson, Tenn., fighters: Novice featherweight Hal Milan, Jackson, Miss., won over William Brown by default. Novice middlewelght-Billy middlewelght-Billy middlewelght-Billy Mc- Mc- Connel, Memphis, decisloned Al Tate Rogrs. Novice light heavyweight Tom Ooburn, Memphis, declsioned Arthur Arthur Dickson. Open lightheavyweight- lightheavyweight- Sonny Ingram, North Little Rock, knocked out Royce Roach in the second round. . KNOXVTLLE, ' Feb. 4 Billy Carden won the Knoxville Golden Gloves middleweight championship by scoring a technical knockout over C. H. Williams to the tourney finals here last night. Carden was declared the winnef to 1:22 of the second round of the only open bout with anything even resembling . fireworks. The there were won either by decisions or lack of opposition. Both Cardea and Williams are KnoxvilHans. Bobby Harris of Oak Ridge, last year's novice, bantamweight champion, champion, won the open title this yea by decisioning Banny Trantham of Knoxville. " -- -- Kenneth Owens of Osk Ridge and Clyde Price and Ralph Put nell, both of Knoxville, were unopposed unopposed to win, respectively, the f 1 y w e 1 ght, featherweight and heavyweight crowns. Ralph H1H of Morrlstown decisloned decisloned R. C. Hicks of Oak Ridge for the Mghtwelght title. Harold Johnson of Knoxville declsioned declsioned Charles Hicks of Oal Ridg for the light heavyweight crown. The winners win compete to the Southern Golden Gloves Tournament Tournament Feb. 14-16 14-16 14-16 t Nashville.

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  1. The Leaf-Chronicle,
  2. 04 Feb 1955, Fri,
  3. Page 6

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