The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 16, 1952 · Page 10
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 16, 1952
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PAGE TEN BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, MC. 18, 19M Chicks Play Final Pre-Holiday Home Tilt with Memphis Tech Blytheville's Chick a s a w s play thtir last home game until Jan. 9 tonight when they take on Tech High of Memphis at Haley Field gymnasium. Friday night the Chicks go to Carutherevllle nnd that will be the final contest before Ihe Arkansas State tournament In Jonesboro which will begin Dec. 30. Coach Jimmy Fisher drove his charges in a lone, rmrd scrimmage yesterday afternoon. Fisher \vas watching ball handling, passing and rebounding closely. These have been the Chicks weak polntfi thus far and cost them the ball game at Jackson'' Saturday night. But even with Fisher's unrelenting attention to these details, the Chicks were still making plenty of wild passes toward the-end of yesterday's scrimmage. Looked Good But the Chicks did belter in their first two games than most supporters anticipated. They stayed with'a strong Mitan, Tenn., club for three quarters . . . a third-quarter lapse cost them any. chance in (hat contest which they dropped, 73-54, In their opener. But Milan, one of Tennessee's best teams last year, was participating In their fifth gnme of the year and naturally was sharper. Then with no rest, Die Chicks went to Jackson, Tenn.. Saturday night and lost to the Golden Bears by W-S1.-. . Some vyho saw the Jackson game say the Bears had as good a team as Milan . . . that the Chicks Improved that much, but loose passing and ball handling could not be overcome against the Tenncsseeans. That Fatal Third The Chicks oulscorcd Jackson in the first and last quarters, once again fell behind In the third. With these two tough games under their belts, there are distinct hopes that the Tribe v>ill bounce T . . .. . . r . . . . back against.Tech tonight. ' In n hotly .contested game nt Haley P leld gymnasium Tonight's lineup will probably last night, which saw the deciding goal made in the final 10 find Chlldress and Hill nt forwards, sccom ] s O f play, Blytheville'.s Junior High Paps dropped their opening home game to Humes Junior High of Memphis 33-31. Barnhill Vague On Job Situation Sayi He'll Resign When 'Those in Authority' Ask It LITTLE ROC KIM — Athletic Director John Barnhill of the University of Arkansas said yesterday that he Vvould resign "when the people In authority feel that I should." Barnhill was nskid to comment on the vote by the Arkansas Legislative Council — powerful pre- sesslon Joint Budget Committee of the General Assembly — to abolish his job. "I have been with the University of Arkansas since 1940 doing everything I know how to better the athletic situation...and when the people In authority feel that I should resign, 1 will." No Comment Cage Scores By The Associated Presi Central College Mo. 62 Florida Stale 55 Kansas State 81 San Francisco 60 La SaUe 17 Southwest Missouri Slate 70 Crelghton 88 Portland 01 Southeast Missouri State 62 Westminister MO. 60 Southwestern Kns. 46 McPherson Has. 42 Ft. Leonard Wood Mo. 84 Camp Atlorbury Ind. 15 Hayes State Kas. 13 Kansas Wesleyan 72 , Missouri Valley 64 Warrensburg State Mo. 62 overtime Roclthurst Mo. 63 Drury Mo. 61 Texas 63 Colorado A <fe M 46 Arkansas Tchrs 75 Nebraska Tchrs Kearney 63 Colorado 76 Washington. State 46 ' Peoria Wash 49 Caterpillars 76 ' Oonzaga Arkansas Sportetfes Failure to Get Bryant Would Leave Arkansas in Tight Spot "••••:'••••• By CARL. BELL • •• LITTLE ROCK (AP)—Normally when a university is in the market for an athletic* coach, it's a case of the man seeking the job. • *';' But, for-the second time within a.year, Arkansas is trying to sell the man on th«; job that is open.' - ••"> ** * .H si;; . ^ A<~ 1 I ^ Semmole Girls, Wilson Boys Are Favored OSCEOLA—The dope sheet can be thrown away again tonight when the Oacrola and Wilson basketball teams resume their annual round- hall get-together. Although the Seminolcttes from Chief Osctola's camp will enter the game big favorites and the Seminoles in the under-dog role, when ' Last spring, under, terrific pressure from : fans, Glen Rose was sought and hired, as basketball coach. Now, under similar circumstances, Arkansas Is courting Bear Bryant for Its football coach. If the .University fails- to land Bryant, .who has a very lucrative contract at Kenutcky, Its position could be most embarrassing. Every ne would know a. second choice ad lo be made. If the effort Is successful, both he Unviersitjf, and Bryant would in a happy situation. The hot- eat — and that's what the Razor- iack grid tutoring post is —.would is filled by the man for whom most of the fans yelled. If their man didn't produce a winner, hey'd likely be convinced no one could; and they'd-'be less likely o scream for. his scalp In lean •ear's. .' ther concessions at Kentucky. Bear Is reported to have told the coach screening committee at the outset: "I wouldn't do ihat to my home slate," BarnhlH didn't 3ay who he con (these two teams play each other iri Johnny O'Brien , lettcrman guard Paps Drop Thriller To Humes by 33-31 O'Brien at guards. - i O'Brien and Mosley will be push- ' «d for playing time by Gentry and Hays, both letUjrmen. , i Gentry showed some improvement' In yesterday's session which stressed fast break tactics. .The B'team'game Is scheduled to begin at 7 o'clock with the main event coming along one hour later. In a preliminary contest, Humes j B tefim .overran 'the inexperienced Papa B. 33 to 8. The Papooses Jumped to nri early lead find held It throughout most of the game, going Into the final stanz'n with n three point advantage. . The fourth pcrild scoring was the difference, however, as Humes outscpred ;-the Paps 12 to 7, The rap was closed with'Rbout a min- ite to "go, and the lead In thnt innl minute changed hands several tlmes.^ The Paps showed A well-balanced ertm to local partisans In this Irst home game or the cnge acn- son, with Jones and Akcrs leading ,h'e* attack. Jones scored 10 points and Akcrs 9. Pressi ire of the close contest, showed on the local lads In .the al minutes of play, and a miscued pass by one of the Paps was intercepted by a ilume.s player to set up -the winning tally. Leading the scoring for the winners was Sanders with 13 points. In the preliminary .game, the Paps' B team pros only able to muster three field goals. There was no question of the outcome of the game from the beginning, though the scoring started slow, ns th first quarter ended with Humes B leading 2 to 0. High score for Humes B wa Berry with nine points. Lineups: niythrvllle Hodge 2 Vail 4 Abbott 5 Jones 10 REFEREE ROCKY — RocVy Marciano counts out Don Bowman of Ashcvillo, N.C., knocked out by Joey Brown, New Orleans lightweight, in the first round on a Cleveland, O,, Christmas Fund show. This is a new role for the heavyweight champion. (NEA.) -uxora, Osceola Split Pair OSCEOLA—Osceoln's Junior girl, nnd Luxora's Junior boys won vie- orics In n pair of contests here las Jght. The Osceoln girls came out with 21-18 verdict, llmnks to 19 point by Anna Beth Morrow. O. HolLInger hart nine for Lux ora. Luxora's hoys held only a 15-1 hnlftime lead but stretched that In (i.^SIrlQ margin" by the close he contest. Loony ; hart 15 Tor Luxora whll Peepers had seven lor Osceola. Akers 0 1'os. P P C Cf O - Hume Wlglqton McSwatn Halre Sanders 1 Henry Substltnlrs: Blytherille — Bratch er. .Isnncs, 1: Humes—Eastman, ISljlhevillc II Poster 2 HnTftnan Stephens 2 Bagley 1 White I Substitutes: Pos. P F C G O Humes Haynie Murdock Dcen D.ivls Berry Illythcvlllc — Dough rty, Tlnnln. 2, Lowe, Hall, Mltl- leton, Scfijury; Hurr.e-? ~ Carson, Moore, 1. sidered to be "the people in au orlty." Comment on ihe Council's action rought "no comments" from resident John Tyler Cnldwell of University and Henry Yocum El Dorado, chairman of the slltution's Board of Trustees. The Council adopted a motion by ep. Paul .Van 1 Dnlsem of Pccry ounly which said simply thai iere shall not be R position as thlctlc director at the University Arkansas...(and) no monies 1 be paid from any funds or ny source for the salary of alh- tlc director, other than coach, egardless of what title he may old." Strife Van Dnlsem- told the Council, •hicli approved his motion by a ote of 8 to 4, that "every man ere knows* there's been strife" •Ithln the University's Athletic Department. "The feeling 1 between the athletic trcctor and the coach has been o strong lhat It Just tore up the ootball team," said Van Dalsem. The situation, added Ihe Icgisla- or, who apparentlyVreferred to the esignatlon of. Coach Otis Douglas eccntly, calls for Barnhill's removal. • . Tarzan's Little, But Pfenty Loud TALLAHASSEE, Flfi.—The big and most pleasant surprise Head Coach Don Veller and th Florida State University coachin staff this season has been n lilt prtze packaxe named Stan Dobosz A quick-starting, low - charglr freshman fullback from East Ch cago, Ind., Dobosz has been th standout of the Semlnoles' runnli attack at the halfway mark of th grid campaign. Dobosz Is 5 feet nine inches to and weighs H5 pounds. He hnfi beo aptly named "Tarzan" by his team mates. 4. in his first Gl carries with tl pigskin, Dozosz accounted ^or 2 yards, which Is better' than foi yards per try, Besides being the leading rusher, the sniial Tarzfin Is also the leading scorer. Among his many accomplishments. Dobosz is an excellent placc-Mcker and adds the points after-touchdown for Ihe FSU team. any athletic event past performances mean little. FYom the spectator's viewpoint, they can expect, to see a battle to the wire in both games. Coach BLll,Yates, tutor for the Wilson Bulldogs, has, coma up with another fine boys team and just this past week lost In the finals to Dyess In the annual Dyess . Invitational Tournament. But losing to Coach Tom Park's Dyess a g grega t! on d oes 1101 take any glitter off of any team for the Eagles are expected to cop the Mississippi County laurels again this year. • Coach Leslie Speck's girls have won two'aml lost one and the boys have not entered the winning column, losing their first two games However, the Scminoles 6howe< they nre not to he discounted after their 32-29 loss to Gosnell Fridaj night. Probable starters for Osceola: Katie Mae Watson, Betty Spiers, Shirley Cone, Carolyn Lowe, Jean Driver Kendrlck and Patsy: Peepejs fo the girls.' For the hoys: Kenny Cole, Hitefi Burch, Robert Rose, .Jimmie Holo baugh and Wade Rogers. The game will be played In the Bulldog's spacious den. Technically, University officials will appoint the new coach, -as provided by the Norlh Central ac- -redHing agency whose rigid ath- etie code has Arkansas worried ,. Why the Move? Many sldeUners are puzzled why Bryant would .want to give up a bigger paycheck, ami. a .10-year contract to move't6'Fayettev!l!e — or why he even would consider such a thing. '•-,',_ ."'"• Arkansas, where .the average stay of a football coach 'Is_jusl lhre. years, might be regarded as a jraveyard for ; mentors. That's what they said of Maryland when Bryant first slgn'od up ; there, That's what they.said of Kentucky before Bryant. _ So, perhaps the much-traveled Bear likes a challenge, an oppor- "unity to. change rags into riches There also Is the explanation that Bryant always h<js wanted to turn to 'his native state. - One his closest - friends.. Lee Rogers Little Rock businessman and for mer fellow student, of Bryant Alabama, says: "If Bear, knew he was going, die tonight and was assured tha he would go to heaven, he woub be fully confident that he woul< spend eternity in Arkansas." visit* cit*d. Bryant's three-day, stay in Arkansas to,investigate the Job-may have changed .the thinking-,of. persons who feared he was .'.'using" the-Porker -vacancy to gain fur- aplenty at the moment. Actually,, a It appears that a committee-of ••<>,< well-to-do boosters, some of whom _ never attended the U. of A., l»-. f ^ doing the picking. The wishes of a -'*similar group — Including some. , ; . of* the same men — were merely;-JJ|i rubber-stamped by the Faculty—.-.--""^Athletic Committee and the Board-,. \ of Trustees when John Barnhill.-,= ;r was employed as , pigskin boss.' **• seven years ago. ' i,,^.. Osceold Boxers May Get Another Test in Bout with Brownsville, Tenn. OSCEOLA—Possibility of another* cam match looms (or members of' Osceohi's boxing squad. Coach Bill Wlllfnms has been Informed that Brownsville, Tenir, might be willing to match fistic abilities with his boys. Coach Williams' pugilists lo-jt . their first boxtng match to a ring-experienced squad from Boys Club in Little Rock Saturday night before a crowd of 250. With eleven matches on the box- Ing card, Osceola won three, tied one, had three split decisions, one TKO and lost three others. All three of the split decisions were by one point. Bob Porter, Tley Ellis and Billy Cantrell were the winners for the Osceola team-mid Bobby Kyle had a draw In tils encounter. Coach Williams indicated he was pleased with the showing of his fighters and predicted they would win ther share of fights as soon as they ,got the ring-experience necessary, for fighting. t Their next scheduled match Is against the Boys- Club of Little Rock here in Osceola January 10th. All of these preliminary fights are leading up to the big 'un on January 23 when "the ammal. Northeast Arkansas Golden Gloves .Tournament will be .held In Osceola Wait-d-Bit on Farm NEW- ROCHELLE; N. Y. </p) Walt-ArBit.: one of the three horses involved in a triple dead heat Aqueduct several years ago, is on a breeding farm here. The former William Ziegler horse is owned b; Jack Ward, , harness horseman Millie Stafford Ruled Out for : Rough Tactics Millie Stafford got too rough and ,', .ost a two of three falls decision; fo Barbara Baker at the American" Legion's auditorium last night. .it Referee Jack Moody, who wa»- knocked down and kicked, disqual 7 .',..'}. Ified Millie after one minute In tlM,."*"-' ' third fail. .. ..w!,... ! She had taken the second fall In j.;^ ! 11 rainutes'with a knee lift and body _«*'• pin after Barbara, subbing for ,'; Glorida Shelton, had won the. f irst^.^^ fall when she surprised Millie whcp^^t was applying aft airplane spin. ; ^--r • In the men's tag match, L« Fieldiis;; and Eddie Malone took 'first andy";^ final falls for their victory. • s ,1£Ja Fields won the firsUfall fcy d«r ' V feating Don McGee with crosses and dropkicks.; , Red Roberts came back and the next by beating Fields in e rhtautes with knee lifte arid •> I pin. Then Malone defeated ,5V|th body slams. : . Roberts and McGee weren't t fied, however, and worked and Fields over, before retiring^ the dressing room*. " _ i Wait-A-BIt ran his triple dead fie«U t with Brownie and Bossuet. . ' -f-- % * Roberwiia . - .••>• 44":, I Dyess Heavy Favorite Over Keiser Tonight KEISER — The Keiser Ycltow- Inckcls tinder the tutorship ch Austin Hnnntih meet the Totn Parks-coached Dyess Eagles tonight at Dyess; * The two gomes nre expected to follow the pre-scason predictions wi t h the Ea K les over-w h elml ng the Yellowjackets and the Eaglettes dropping their, tilt to the Keiser Inssies. Lnst week Coach Park's Eagles' won their own invitational .tournament and Coach Hannah's sextette took home the first place laurels. And with the seasonal record of no-wins and live losses the Keiser. Yellowjiickets nre not expected, to furnish too much opposition to the stratosphere-flying Eagles, nor nre the Dycss gErla expected to take much sting out of the Keiser outfit who have compiled a seven win- no loss record thus far. The Keiser damsels won by decisive scores against Manila, Mlss- co and Dyess to win the Dyess Invitational Tournament- and the Dye?s Eagles won the boys division of the tournament by contiuerlng Manila, Missco In thai order. ARMOREl/S GIRLS—Coach Grady Simms' fclrl cagers of Armorel are (first row, from the left) M. Dyer, B.'Hudson, Jones; (second row) Coach Slmms, F. Dyer, Odom, Beard, Webb. (Courier News I'hoto) A treat worth Repeating! brilliantly packaged -. in holiday carton... ^" at this regular price ""!.!• A»IAHT CAS HATERS KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON EARL WALKER Plumber Phones 3553—8133 AS NATURE INTENDED 86 PROOF • ECHO SPRING DISTILLING COMPANY, LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY Pint natural flavorl ^ natural bouquet! naturally good!

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