The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 11, 1951 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, September 11, 1951
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS \TOESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 1981 Chicks, Bees and Paps Point for Opening Tilts All Three Teams Slated To Start Play This Week Blytheviltc's three football teams, the Chicks, Chick "B" and the Papooses, got down to 4 serious business yesterday as they began pointing for opening games of the 1951 season this week. The Paps and Bees are slated to< open their schedules Thursday night with the Paps going to Marked Tree to p!ay the Marked Tree juniors and the Bees going to Earle for a game with the Earle High Bulldogs. . The Chicks will not open their schedule until Friday night when they take on the Marked Tree Indians at Haley Field. All three teams went through extensive drills yesterday as they began propping for their first game. Coaches Russ Mosloy and Bill Stancil sent the Chicks through R long session of blocking, tackling and pass defense as they got ready for the Indians. They capped off their two and a half hour drill session with a short scrimmage. Line play of tackles CJulncy Hodge. John Hornuerger and Larry Lunsford and guards Bill Mayo and Mack Koonce brought smiles to Etancll's face yesterday. Lunsford. Hodge and Mayo staged a three-man combat in the practice drills while Koonce and Hornberger showed good sEgns of hustle. Paps Punt and Pa» Lunsford and Hodge, for the past leveral days, have been holding their personal feud for the defensive tackle spot and both have looked good. Coach Harold Stockton hud his papa working on punting and passing formations In yesterday's drills. Kenneth Fisher, a big fullback, did the punting while the line other backs worked on blocking assignment: on the punt formation. The passing duties for the Junior .tribe will be handled by Bobby Jonei, a nice looking youngster, and Freddie Akers, who are operating at quarterback on th« split-T. Coach Bob Newman ran his B tquad through a rugged head-on tackling session before tending *em Into a gruelling scrimmage. The Bees, too, will operate from til* T with no »t*rtlng positions M yet assured. AH three iquadt an Kheduled for another rough session today with the Paps and Bees winding ttie week up tomorrow with light drilli. Th* Ohio** wi» practke In the •ftemoont through tomorrow and wiH work out under the lights Thundagr rt*ght. Head Oowritr Hew< Ola«m«d Adi AMERICAN LEAGUE New York . ilevclnnd . Boston . ... Chicago . .. Detroit . .. •hlladclphla Washington St. Louis . W 1'ct. .631 .633 .597 ,S43 .«0 .427 396 .306 1214 Brooklyn , New York . St. Louis . Boston . .. Philadelphia Cincinnati . Chicago . . Pittsburgh.. NATIONAL LEAGUE W L Pet. 87 48 644 83 55 71 63 68 67 65 60 57 57 73 79 81 82 .001 .530 .504 .471 .432 .413 .410 24 29 3214 15',4 19 23'A 29 31 >,j 32 Another Mosley in BHS Uniform GivesChicksUnusualCombLnation When Tommy Mosley dons a Chick uniform for Blylhevillc's first football game of the 1951 season Friday night, he will be starting the final link of a chain of athletic events that already has his family In the gridiron record books. With Tommy coming up to the Chicks from the Junior high ranks this year, Blytheville will have what is believed to be the first brother coach-player combination in the history of Arkansas football. Tommy is the young brother of * : — . Russell Mosley. Blytheville High School's grid coach and the fourth son of Mr. and Mrs, Sylvester (Pop) Mosley, Blythevllle's "Mr. and Mrs. Football." Sports Roundup HUGH FCLLERTON, JR. Tommy's three brothers, Kerschel, Russell and Norman (or "Monk" as he was more commonly known) weavcd gridiron magic at YESTERDAY'S RESULTS National League No games scheduled American League No games scheduled TODAY'S GAMES National Leacu* Boston at Chicago Brooklyn at Cincinnati night New York it St. Louis (2 Iwl- nlght) Phlladelphl? at Pittsburgh night American league St. Louis at New York (2 twl- nlghl) Cleveland at Philadelphia (2 twl- night) Detroit at Boston Chicago lit Washington night Southern Association (Shaughncssy Playoffs) Night Games Memphis at Little Rock Mobile at Birmingham Blytheville High School In the 1030's and early 1940's. The name of Mosley became synonymous with j Biythcvillc's football In those diiys I as all three of the elder boys play- icd left halfback for and captained GB Ithe Chicks and all were chosen on 'l all-state teams, A "Bowl Family" After leaving Hlythcvllle High .< hool, Herschel. Rtisscil and Monk II look- their talents to the University of Alabama where each ilayed left halfback. And on Jan. 1. 1948, Monk put us family In the football history books when he followed the Crimson Tide to the Sugar Bowl, mak- .ng his family the only one in the •latlon ever to have sons play hi the four major bowls. Herschel went with Alabama to the Hose Bowl In 1040 and Russell ilayed with the Crimson Tide in the Cotton Bowl in 1942 and the Orange Bowl in 1943. And now conies Tommy. He, too, Is a left halfback. At 145 pounds mul 16 years of nge, he's still year or two away from the greatness of the elder Mosley boys but chances are he'll follow In his brothers' footsteps and someda> cnptaln the Chicks, be named on all-state team and go on to Alabama. It's his ambition, at any rate. Bivins-Johnson Bout Conceded BALTIMORE, Sept. II. (/I 1 )— A training injury to his hand has forced heavyweight Jimmy Blvins to cancel ills scheduled ten round light with Harold Johnson tomor- Green Quarterbacks Big Problem for Longhorns »> RALPH RODKN Annotated Pran gportx Writer (Thl> Im anoMwr In a serle* on Southwest Conference footbal AtrSTIN, T»x., Sepk. 11. (fPi —Oreen grow the quarterbacks at for the fourth tim« In five years the Longhorns are swinging into a football campaign without a seasoned field general, which is one of the major reasons for their drop In pre-season appraisals. Of course, there are other reasons—such as: 1. Texas go« into the new season with a new coach and a new formation. 2. New Coach Ed Price faces the unenviable Job of rebuilding the offensive line. •3. Lack of experienced depth at tackle. 'tile lone returnee from Inst year's offensive line Is end Tom Stolhand- ske. whose duties us a linebacker this year should make him one of the loop's outstanding linemen. LeUermnri Bill Qcorgcs and tackle Charles Gcnthner will round out the defensive line, while the scc- 4. The_longhorns toughest schcd- ondary will be patrolled by linebackers Don Mennsco. All-America Inst year; June Davis and Bill McDonald, halfbacks Bob Rnley and ule of all time. There is a brighter side, however. Texas' brilliant defensive platoon of the 1950 championship season returned almost intact, nnd Price is blessed with a lot of spew] as he installs the split-T attack. Furthermore, the Longhorns have proved themselves a. perennial power during the past decade. T. Jones of Childrcss. who ran from the post In only one scries of downs Inst year, and Dan Page, who gained enough lettering time by holding the ball for extra-point placements, are the leaning candidates for quarterbacks, with sophomore Donnie Smith their only major competition. Tompklns Missed Jones, who lettered as a defensive halfback in 1950. and Page impressed in spring drills. Page's edge at passing is matched by Jones' superiority as a ball-carrier. Neither can match Ben Tompkins. last year's regular, as a passer, b'.it chunking will not carry such a high priority "in the split-T attack. On the ground, the 1951 Steers pack a bit more punch thnn their illustrious predecessors, despite the graduation' of that great offensive line. Gib Da.wson, who arrived late in his sophomore season, and "Don Barton appear to be naturals at the halfback positions, while Bynni Townsend is (iuc another great yc^r Al fullback. Barlon jiid not carry the ball a single time last year. lettering as a defensive halfback. Townsend set an all-time NCAA mark of 228 carries In 1950. but he Is not due to carry such a heavy load in this campaign. Returnees Carl Mayes and Richard Ochoa and newcomers Buddy Calhoun, Phil Branch, Jimmy Pace. Dean Smith and Donnie Smith will lend ball-carrying support. Dean Smith and Mayes are proven sprint stars. Tough Schedule Six are moving into the attack- Ing line from the 1950 defensive platoon. They are end Paul Williams, tackles Bill Wilson and Jim LansfGrd. guards Harlcy Scwell and Bill Milburn and center Jack 'Bar ton. Don Cunningham anf safety Bobbj Dillon. The lotighorns face five teams listed high in the prc-scason ratings—Oklahoma, Texas A. and M.. Baylor. Kentucky nnd North Carolina—and a.11 six conference rivals are nnxious to avenge setbacks bv the 1950 Steers. More Blood Spilled in Grudge Bout More blood was shed in the Le Fields-Rex Moblcy and Bill Canny Bad Boy Brown return grudge bou at Memorial Auditorium last nigh but this time from the other side It was Mobley this time who ble heavily from a cut head, no Brown as In the previous nmtcl Moblcy's head was cut when he tossed from the ring by Canny lr the third fall of the bout. Cann then followed htm out and stomp ed him.on the concrete catwalk I the reserved seat section. Canny'sT action cost him an Brown the tag match victory fo he was disqualified and Brown ha been beaten curlier in the rounc But tlie dazed Mobley climbed bac into the ring while Canny an Referee Mike Meroney argued proceeded to throw not only Cann but Referee Meroney and his help er Johnny Pcrrell out of the rope Meroney and Ferrell climbed bac in and attempted to bring Moble under control but were tossed ou again. When Mobtey finally w a cornered and brought under con trol 10 minutes hart lapsed. He in mediately demanded a return bou with Canny and Brown. Prior to the third-fall rhubar Mobley and Fields had won the fir: fall with Canny and Brown taklr the second. In the preliminary bout's. Cann beat Moblcy In 10 minutes with stomp hammer lock and Fields be Brown in eight minutes with flying tackles and pin. BETH1£HEM, Pa., Sept. II. </Pt— Arthur Oils, a golfer from Birmingham, Mich., started out In the National Amateur yesterday with a series ol charts snowing each hole in the dilticult. Saucon Valley course and how to play It. ... consulted the ciiart each time before he drove off the tee. ... The slunt must have worked, since Olfs won his first match from WUliam Hyndman, but- it reminded Joe Dey, the USGA secretary, of a guy with a more remarkable yen for information. At OaKmont In 1938, Joe observed a golfer who opened up a folded paper on each tee, studied It and stuck it in his pocket. . Closer Inspection, revealed it v the description of the course printed In the tournament program. . Wonder If he read the ads to learn what club to use? . . . Frank Strau- atian was feeling pretty bad about his first round defeat yesterday when someone told him of Hie death of Mrs. Julius Boros, the former Buttons Cosgrove, . . . was a shock to everyone who heard and Frank soberly rejected: "Alter that 1 began to put things in their proper perspective." Losing didn't seem too serious. Big League Teams Return to Action Yanks, Indians, Bosox Resume Hot Flag Race Today; Cards at Home The New York Yankees, Cleveland Indians and Boston Red Sox resume their three-cornered battle for the America League pennant today after a welcome one-day respite.fV Cleveland, trailing the pace-setting Yankees by four percentage points, has tne toughest road to travel. The Indians open their final eastern swing ol the year In Philadelphia with a twl-nlght dou- blu header with the pesky Athletics. last —CoDrier News Photo BROTHER ACT—When Tommy Mosley cleft) dons a Chick uniform for Blythevllle's first football game Friday lllglit, it will constitute what is believed to .be the first brother plnyer-coach combination In the history of Arkansas football. Here Chick Coach Russell Mpsley shows brother Tom how he used to Jling 'em for dear old BHS. A Perfect Subjtcl Up at Grosainger, N.V.. week, Dick Turpln slipped uway from brother Randy's training quarters to 'see a hypnotist put on a show for the hotel guests . . . Sitting at a table, Dick went through all the motions demanded of the subjects who were to be hypnotized. , . . Manager Gtorge Middleton, watching him, recalled a time when Dick had offered himself as a subject Just after he had won the British middleweight title. . . . After getting the situation under control, the hypnotist said: "Now, Dick, show us what punch you used to win the championship." Dick hauled off and put the sveneali to sleep with a rljht to the Jaw. Including the twin-fclll with the A p s, the Indians are charted to play 13 games on the road before returning home for two single games against Detroit on the last two dayj of the season. Thus Manager Al Lopez 1 tribe is confronted with the difficult task of winning the pennant on the road, a feat seldom accomplished. Meanwhile, the Yankees, who play . 18 of their remaining 19 games at Yankee Stadium, entertain the last place St. Louis Browns In a double header. Play Bosox Eight The only cloud In the Yankee picture is that the Bombers are booked to play the third-place Red Sox eight games during the last ten days of the season. If the Indians enjoy a successful tour. they could slip home first while the Red Sox and Yankees are at each other's throats. The Red Sox, 5!-i games behind, clash with the fth place Detroit Tigers in Boston hile the one-two teams are engag- i In twin bills. Bob Feller (22-7) and Mike Gara (19-11) are scheduled to go for leveland against the A's. Phila- elphia is countering with lefties lex Kellner (10-14) and Sam Zolak (5-9). The A's. fresh from a double ictory over Boston Sunday, have Southern's Top Teams Begin Playoff Tonight By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The battle for cash and a spot in the Dixie Series begins in the Southern Association tonight with champion Little Rock host to Mum- phis and Mobile invading Birmingham for tho initial tilts of the Shaughnessy playoffs. To thf winner goes $3,000 and the chance to pick up some more money in the series with the winner ol the Texas League playoffs. The second team picks up SI,5W). The best of seven series will be played on a two-tliree-two game basis. The sites shift to Memphis and Mobile after an off day Thursday and back to Little Rock and Birmingham if the sixth and seventh games are needed. The Little Rock Travelers, who last year at this time were buried in the cellar, finished the regular season with a 10',= lead on second place Birmingham. Manager De- salltels has named Verne Williamson (12-5) RS the starting pitcher against the Chicks. Luke Appling, Memphis manager, has Chicago White Sox cnstoff Marvin Rotblatt (8-2) ready to fnce the champs. Manager Red Marion of the Birmingham Barons .has named lefthander Mickey Haefner (10-7) to face the Bears in the series opener. Paul Chervinko is hoping his third place Bears will be able fo snap out of a batting slump which caused them to lose six of the last seven games. He's named his ace righthander Glenn Cox (14-9) to take the mound again-st the Barons. Simultaneously, the Texas League playoffs begin with Beaumont, at Houston and Dallas at San Antonio. Houston won the pennant, followed by San Antonio, Dallas and Beaumont in that order. It is generally believed that most strains of Brahman cattle possess greater heat tolerance than standard American dairy breeds. One-Minute Sports Pise Bert Bell, the National Football League boss, is routing the training camps lecturing the players on just wtiat places In each league city are "out of bounds." . . . And B?rt "doesn't mean Just on the other side of a white line. He's trying to impress the athletes with the Importance of being seen only in gocd company. . . . Theme song of the first round of the amateur might have been "Carey Me Back to Old Denver." . . . Three Careys from Denver—father, son and nephew- all were knocked out in the first matches. . . . Bill Parker, 17-year- old golfer from Tuts a, has the distinction this year of being a semifinalist in three major Junior gol tournaments: : •. . He got that far In the TJSGA Junior at Champaign 111., the Junior Chamber of Commerce junior at Durham, N.C.-, and the national caddie championship at Columbus. O. . . . Bill has the habit of singing cowboy songs as h walks from shot to shot — whlc] makes you wonder why some op ponent didn't take a. niblick to him instead of the ball. Cleaning the Cuff Ten Kophornurcs arc amoog the 22 players tentatively listed for the first two platoons on the of Fenn football squad. It must have been true what they said about that freshman team last fait. . . Major Cordlll, star Rice II. back of the late 30's. is back from Korea and serving; as heac of the air ROTC at Southwest Louisiana Institute. . . . From the same territory comes word tha 1 Ed Bulliard, LSU end, Is son o the manager of a hot sauce corn- row night. Promoter Benny Trotta said the headline bout between Jimmy MacAllister and Baby Ortiz would be moved up from Sept. 24, to fill the Bivins-Johnson spot. Haul Your Cotton In A Cheap Truck INSTEAD OF A TRAILER! '425 '785 '285 1946 Dodge !/ 2 -Ton Pickup with a 1-bale cotton rack •. . . . 1948 International Pickup with a 1-bale cotton rack, motor juit overhauled 1940 Ford good tires '/3-Ton Pickup • . buy now and with save INTERNATIONAL ' HARVESTE 312 South 2nd Phone 6863 Miles £ihe Gallon? arred both the Yankees and In- ilans of late. They knocked the Yankees off the top perch three unes in 22 days and recently took wo out of three from the Indian* n Cleveland. New York has feasted on the Browns all season, winning 17 out of 20 games. The Browns are shoot- ng Ned Carver (16-11) and Tomrhy Byrne (4-10) against the Yankees. Dodgcn at Cincinnati The Yankees and Indians clash In a two game series at the stadium beginning Sunday. After the big series the Indians Invade Boston for a pair of games and then head west. Rookie lefthander Leo Klely (54). will attempt to pitch the Red iSox back into the thick of the fight against Detroit. The -Tigers have nominated Marlin Stuart (45) to face the Sox. Stuart has lost five straight. Meanwhile, the Brooklyn Dodgers resume '.heir drive for the National League pennant by engaging the Reds hi a night game at Cincinnati. The Dodgers are 5',4 games ahead of the runner-up New York Giants. The Giants take on tht red hot Cardinals in a twi-night twin bill at St. Louis. The have won 13 out of their starts. The Dodgers are expected to call up catcher Bob Bragan, manager of their Fort Worth Texas league farm, to help out until Roy Campanella returns to duty. Campanella is on the sidelines with a bruised right hip. Al Walker is the Dodgers' second string catcher. Either Porkers 7 Defense Good or Offense Is Weak B; THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Either the Arkansas Razorbacks have an awesome defense thii year or their offensive depth is nothing to praise. In a scrimmage Monday, what appeared to be Coach Otis Douglaj" No .1 defensive platoon didn't allow a single yard.'This platoon wa». Jor the most part, made up of gridders who also are slated to be offensive starters, and the team which tried In vain to move the ball was on* consisting largely of reserves. The defensive unit Included Frank ?isctiel and Pat Surhmerall at ends; 3ave Hanner and Bob Griffin at tackles;'Fred Williams as the d man over center; Jim Smith and Lewis Carpenter, inside linebackers; Floyd Sagely and Buddy Sutton, outside linebackers, and Johnny Cole and Dean Pryor at halfbacks. Summerall, Hanner, Griffin, Smith. Williams, Carpenter. Sutton and Pryor also are offensive stalwarts. Defense also was the bright spot at Texas Christian University. But Coach Dutch Meyer expressed dissatisfaction with an erratic offense generated by backs Gil Bartosh. Malvin Fowler. John Medanlch and Bobby Jack Floyd. Offense, especially passing, was the order of the day at Texas A. M. and Rice. The Aggies have end Clinton Gwln, linebacker James Fowler, pany In St. Mutlnsvllle, La. . . . for the benefit of Yankees who haven't tasted Louisiana hot sauce, that's enough to make him a sizzling; performer Just by association. Southern posed for That's ihc new all-time official miles to the gallon record in the Mobilgas Economy Run, by any car of any size, set by this Rambler Convertible Sedan—America's smartest, safest convertible. Sec and drive the only; car that gives you all the thrill of an open cor with the safely and comfort of a sedan. You get S300 worth of custom accessories—c\cn radio, Weather Eye, directional signals, etc.—alt included in the low delivered price that's actually hundreds of dollars less lhan any olher custom convertible with similar equipment. Cbme"Bk a "Show W Drii/e in Ihe New Nash Rambler SHELTON MOTOR CO. 117 East Main Street, Blythevilt* TV font Watth POJ| Whil»mon TV T««n Club ... A»C N«rwOft; In their annual meet, masters of the bowman's art display "archery at its best," Whiskey at res 'Hill and Hill's mellow Kentucky flavor will not make you an expert archer. But it will help you serve far tastier drinks. Enjoy Hill and /Hiil- J whiskey at its bestl* Kentucky Stralqht Bourbon Whiskey (WHIT! IAIIL) Kentucky Blended Whiskey (YUlOW LA4EI) halfback Don Criswell and center Van Hetherly on the Injury Itat. Hic« mentor Jess Neely gtti . il three of his quarterbacks,^-- I Fenstemaker, Dan Drake and dy Qrantham, throwing passes/MBit. Schroeder, a sophomore end st3Ri- ing 6-4 was tried at defensive halfback and looked good. Baylor held only one workout Monday and stressed defenie In that one. ~. Texas limited it* morning work 1 to calisthenics because of rain and drilled behind locked gates In th« afternoon. The Longhoms' Injury list Includes All-America linebacker Don Enasco. : Methodiit'« gridmen photographers In thi morning and showed off their pas» attack lor visiting newsmen In th» afternoon. It was "press day" at the Mustang school. Harness Racer Dies WINSTON-SALEM, N. C. r Sept. H. (/P)—A career In American harness horse racing that spanned almost a half-century came to an end here yesterday with the death of William Neal Reynolds, 88. - BIENDED WHISKEY CONTAINS C1AIN NEiitRAL SPJBirS • THE Hill AND Hill CO-. IOUISVIIIE. ICY.

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