The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 23, 1947 · Page 6
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April 23, 1947

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

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PACT! SIX RT,YTHRVIU,E (ARK.) COURIKU NEWS WEDNESDAY,' APRIL 23, H"17 Grade School Grid League Inters Final Stages With City Champs to Be Selected Final games In Ihc 'grammar school football league will be phi tomorrow, it was announced today by Coach Bill Godwin, (iiirctor the ' program, Ploying of the sjaincs was changed from l-'ilaay Thursday due to conflicting dates with the track meet to IIP held tween the senior and junior squalls Friday, he s:aid. The revamping of league r.!ay* was " necessary, he stated, because of rain and cold weather ear.y this-month that caused postpDne- ment of several games and threw the ^league ])lay 'behind schedule. 'The'teams were "originally scheduled to play eight games each. Tomorrow's games will find the' league-leading Catholi: Fighting-Irish playing the Yarbro Razorback's at 4 p.m., !hc Lan°e Wildcats,' who; share the league lead with the. Irish, meeting the Bulldogs from Sudbury and the Contray i Crimson Title taking on the Sudbury Green Waves, at 8. After tomorrow's -tilts, teams in the four top positions in the league standings will meet in a playoff 'May 1. The first place team will play the third place team and the seconrt place tcom win meet the fourth p'.ncc team in the play off games. '.To Select City Champions Winners of the two tills will meet May 8 to decide the city nhampionshis. At present Lange and Catholi: are tied for first p'.acc In Ihc league standings. If the standings remain this wny after tomorrow's games, n coin will be flipped to determine which team will represent first place in the play off with the other team rcprcsemint! second, Coach Godwin stated. Ties i:i other places will be determined in the same manner. With Central, Catholic aim Lange assured of play off partui-1 pation, pressure wilt be on only the. four-place Sudbury Bulldogs tomorrow. The Bulldogs will *>e forced to win their game wit!); Lange in order for them to participate in the play off unless the Rfizorbacks and lonld both lose their tilts tomorrow, thus cinching the fourili place berth for the Bulldogs. Afler (he crowning nl the x'ily champs an all-city tram will He liU-krd from members of the different teams. The honor loam will uC selected by Coaches (iod win, Hymim and Moslcy imd members of the Chickasaw Athletic Club. Mho are suimsorln,; the imij?cl. Tomorrow games will lealine til second meeting of tlie teams. l;i tlie first meetings Catholic. ( en- tral and Lunge emerged victorious. However, wii\cc the initial mce'- inn? all teams have im]iroved con- sirieinbly willi the underdog teams rullinf! a few upsets. Yarbro ui iel the Slldbury lluildo-rs last «rr^ .•ind will be a little otugher tor the Catholic eleven tlits lime. Catholic defeated Yarbro 21 to 7 in the i first meeting. Highlighting tomorrow night,'play will be the clash between LBIIRC and the Slldbury Hulldo; s The giimc will l)e a bavkfield battle between Jimmy Hwift and B i- Bration of Lange und Donald Gentry and Ro'uL-it Cir.mlnghnm of tlie Bulldogs. Gentry bus been prai i d by several fans :<s Ijcitu; the Oc.sl quarterback in the league. I-in e defeated the Bulldogs 21 i/> 7 i<> tlieir previous meet ins: but Uie Bulldogs since have developed s strong defense. Uses Lots "f YVnod With only about il per cent of the world's population within its 50 per cent of the wnod consumed 4:10 a.m. 2:45 p.m. Buses Daily to MEMPHIS 8:10 a.m. 9:45 a.n 5:50 p.m. 9:05 p.r Buses Daily to ST. LOUIS 11:50 a.m. 10:10 p.m. 3:30 a.m. 3:10 p.m. 9:40 a.m. 5:14 p.m. 12:10 p.m. 10:40 p.m. Bus (Loqa!) to SIKESTOH 5:40 p.m. Bus (Local) to Caruthersville 7:40 p.m. Local Greyhound Bus Depot 109 North Fifth St. Phono 441 New Dodger Manager Crosby Emissary Seeking Baseball Talent in Missco IJiim Crosby's Pittsburgh Cards, under l!ic auspices of the Pltu- vl' Piraits of Uie National l>en-. will conduct a baseball school for boys biHwrrn fiio ages of lli and 21 ycai'S ol age at tlie Amp.-- ican I.CBiuii Ball Park in Joncs- lx>ro, May 0-7, Edward J. "Dunk" [•'ai'fell. (lirertor of the Pirates' uiiiu', s.-ho(!ls announced lodav. uMi'il. who visited Blyllicvillp sU'txiay in interest of the school, .stated thai llic school will be under the tlirerlion of several former Ijii; league players includiiif; Ted McGrcw, chief scout of Ihe Pirates. Heinie Mantish, former outfielder with the St. Lonis Browns, Washington Senators and the Brooklyn Djdf-ers, Leo Mat-key, former cat^hi'r of the Cleveland In- dians and 'Andy Ifev.'ilelt. He stated U'al boys selected from the two-day school will be placed on a Pittsburgh baseball farm dun. Boys interested in the "school are asked lo report on May 8. !3n :M candidate will be required to fur- liish shoes, gloves and uniforms if possible, he said. VFW Plans Meeting 'Ilunt-l/.oyd Post 2270 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars will hold its weekly meeting tonight at I'-'M nl Ihc Wettnkamp Cotton Co. ol- 1 ice. Water snakes arc among leading destroyers of game fish. I You can travel east indefinitely, the but you can go north only until you reach the pole. Players crowd around 62-year-old Barth Shotton. veteran major and minor league pilot who was named manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers. Clyde Snekforth, at right, acting manager since the suspension ot Leo Dnrocher congratulates Shotton. (NBA Telephoto.) Just Arrived! 1 New 12-ft. Double Meat Case For Information, Phone DELL SCOTT telephone 2250 Available in Yard or Carload Lois -DELIVERED- FELIX A. CARNEY * City Radio Service • Expert Hcpairs on All Ratlin;; • Complete lAnf of in Stock We Pick Up ami Deliver 324 E. .'Main I'mmc ::1 Pre-Season Southern League Dopesters Do Bum Guessing lATL/ANTA, Oa., April 23. (UP) — ft wasn't long ago that the baseball experts who nnnunlly measure the strength of Southern Association chius had it, all doped out. The pickings hefore the season got under way were easy according to the experts. The ratings in the first division included Atlanta.- inning. Nashville Memphis an t ( Chattanooga. These were the top clubs to fight it out for the pennant. >A glnnce at league standings tell a different story. The season's still young. But those three hot shot teams—'Atlanta, Memphis and Chat- j lanoogu are languihing in the sec- • ond division. All three clubs losi hist night . •The league leading New Orleans Pels pushed the Memphis Chicks deeper in the cellar by winning 5 to 3. A three run rally in the I he champion Atlanta Crackers who fell into a tie with Mobile a notch ' ahead of Memphis in the standings. Wade, who pitched for Anniston in the Southeastern Lsagne last year distributed eight nils. Atlnn- la making it s lally in the cightn linched the garnet in the second inning with a fo;ir ] run rally. Dichl and Koval shared , mound duties for the losers. \ Birmingham advanced to third place by whipping Chattanooga J to 1. The 'Noogas fumbled throe times. Reid homered for the Barons to deadlock the score in the fourth. The Barons added the other two runs in the sixth to give Mekcti victory. Callan was the losing pitcher. Little Rock tumbled from second to fourth place by losing to Mobile 9 to S. The Travelers om- LOVI see more.. eighth off Spragins won 'for At-j ,, it Mobil( , 13 to 10 but Uagn and kins, plnmbo homered for Memphis. 'Nashville's he Vols to Manila Legion luniors Defect at Gosncll 1 J Power..; kept the hits well scattered. Evans, Schupp and Flowers pitched Ben Wade pitched i for Little Hock, Evans taking ihe 1 to 1 victory over' defeat. me tlj;u The Manila American Legion Juniors racked up another diamond ictory yesterday afternoon when! hey out-slugged the Onsnell Lc-i jionnairc.s 24 to 12 on the loser's ield. The Manila boys spent a busy ifterncon slamming ont round-trip inns, garnering five home runs. Catcher Bob Galloway led the name un artists by accounting lor t;vo ol the four-b:\se belts. Shortstop Marm Harris, Centerfielder Joe Threlkeld and First-sacker Jimmy Smith drove in the others. This was Threlkeld's second in two games. Smith added to his hitting battim: n "cycle"- ..... a single, a double. a triple and a homer, in that order, in his MX trips to the plate. Ford led Go.MH-1! hitting with three Dingles ont of live limes up. Ford was on the catching end ol the Gosncll battery with Wooiiy | Harris hurling, relieved by Ward in the. third. The Manila battery included Onl- loway beliind "the plate and Saiu- p!i-.s leariit^g on the mound, relieved by MO.SK in the fourth and Harris in Uie sixth, •Manila was scheduled to Osceola 'FrUhiy but since sqimci's rptireinent froni the MH co league, has nothing sclicduio for the remainder of this week. Box scores follow: It ll Manila ................ 2» '& Gosncll ................ n 1« r oti get more.. Railroads of the United States used 5:5 standards of rune before Mnndnvd time was adopted htirn on Oct. IB, 1883. Y OU .sec more through the u xt ra -1 ar 151: windows of this new Stude.ba.kcr—you drive more confidently ... 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