The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 13, 1951 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, September 13, 1951
Page 11
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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 1951 BLYTHEV1LI.E (AHK.) COURIER NEWS Osceola, Burdette, Shawnee, Wilson in Action Tomorrow PAGE ELEVEN The 1951 football season begins operations on a full scale in Mississippi County tomorrow night with ail but one of the county's high school teams slated for action. In *11, £ total of four games are t ——— ' vscher'.uled for the county. Blythe- lvji^'s Chicks, Osceola, Burdetu and Wilson playing on their home grounds. While the Chicks are enter tain- ing the Marked Tree Indians at Haley Fielri, Osceola's SeminoJes Razorbacks to Scrimmage Before Visiting Press Today will be taking on the Faragould Bulldogs at Osceola, Wilson will meet Lepanto at WiLson and Burdette will he playing host to Shawnee. Osceola's Setnlnoles will be in the center of the gridiron spotlight this week. In Paragould's Bulldogs, they will be taking on one of the top- rated teams of Northeast Arkansas, The Bulldogs have the biggest part of their crack team of last year back this fall and are expected to be plenty tough, And lor this reason, Osceola, for the first time in two years, will be rated the underdog in a game on its home grounds, Biinleltc-SEiiiwnee in Afternoon Aside from junior high and "B" team action tonight, Burrtetle's improved Pirates will get action started when they go against the Indians from Joiner's Shawnee High Schcol, The Pirates served notice on the other Class B teams of the county last Friday when they thumped Corning, a perennial Northeastern ^Arkansas powerhouse, 26-7. The HrBurdette-Shavrnee game will be an afternoon affair scheduled for 2 p.m." Wilson's BuHdogs, picked as one of the top Class B teams of District Three this year, will open their 1951 season when Lepanio comes to town tomorrow night. The Bulldogs hava ten lettermen back this year and will be strong everywhere except in the backficld. Lack of a hot-shot runner and a gocd pa.sser seems to be Coach Hey Stobaugh's big problem. For Osceola and Burdette, tomorrow's games will be the second of the season. Osceola was beaten 19-6 by a good Wynne team last week. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS [ full-dress scrimmage was to be staged by the University of i Arkansas' 1951 Razorbacks today for the inspection of visiting newspapermen. But rainy weather may slow down these festivities. I It was press day at the practice field In Fayetteville, where Coach Otis Douglas is whipping his charges into shape for the Sept. 22 opener vorkout, including an afternoon | crimmage. The Owls concentrated j on blocking. against Oklahoma Stillwater. An afternoon A. and M. at shower yesterday, forced the Porkers to gn inside for a blackboard drill. During the morn- they concentrated on and field goal Only 7 Walker Cupper Left in Amateur Play BETHLEHEM, Pa.. Sept. 13. (AP) —If anyone had told you that seven Walker Cup stars would be on the sidelines after three days of competition In the 51st National amateur golf championship. you'd Bprobably have recommended a doc- r tor. But that's Just what has happened. Oklahoma City's thin man, Charley Coe, Is the only big name golfer left In the tournament. With the exception of bespectacled Harold Paddock, Aurora, O.. Hnksman, al: , of Coe's Walker Cup teammates, Frank Stranahan, Willie Turnesa, Bobby Knowles, Jimmy McHale, Sam Urzetta, Dick Chapman and Bill Campbell, are on the sidelines. In fact there are BO many strange names teeing off in today's round of sixteen, even the golf experts can't tell a contestant without a program. Lightning not only struck once In this upset-riddled tournament, it flashed seven times. ing session, "live" extra point scrimmages. Rain also hampered the Texas Longhorns as they continued twice- a-day drill in preparation for their opener against Kentucky Sept. 22. Pass defense was stressed in an afternoon workout that saw quarterback T. Jones complete several for short gains. However, the Steer's defense was impressive. Fullback Byron Townsend and guard Sonny Sowell are injured. Sowell probably will be out three weeks with a fractured elbow. Townsend suffered a neck injury, Baylor regained the services of Ed Moak, offensive tackle, who has been ill for 10 days. The Bear punters went through their paces before the watchful eye of coach George Sauer. In Dallas, Southern Methodist ran through a heavy scrimmage with the emphasis on pass offense anc defense. They open against Georgia Tech Sept, 22. Led by tailback Oil Bartosh. the Texas Christian offense, held in check in recent scrimmages, finally broke loose Coach Dutch Meyer attributed the improvement to better downfield and line blocking. Texas A. and M. worked out theii No. One defensive unit against l single-wing offensive, patterned aft er that used by the. University o California at Los Angeles, its furs opponent Coach Jess Neely of the Rice Owls sent his charges through a doubl 1 Harrison High Opens Season Against Wynne Blytheville's Harrison High School )ragons opened their 1951 football ,eason this afternoon against the Wynne Negro High School team at Wynne. The Dragons will play a seven- same schedule this year with only :wo of the games to be played here. ^The schedule Includes games with Helena. Marianna. pine Bluff. Forrest City, Stuttgart and Jonesboro. A game with the Osceola Negro High School has been tentatively scheduled. The schedule: Date Sept. 14 Sept. 28 Oct. 5 Oct. Nov. Nov. 26 2 16 23 Opponent Wynne Helena Marianna Where there there ther« Merrill (Pine Bluff) there Forrest City here Stuttgart ., here Jonesboro there India's Kail Traffic High NEW DELHI (API— During the second quarter of 1951. 311.000,000 passengers traveled by railroad in India, paying fares for a total revenue of $63,000.000. Railway Minister K. Santhanam announced in Indian parliament. Read Courier News Tlasslfied Acts. Read Courier News Classified Arts Rogers Bros. BIG 4 RING CIRCUS I Sponsored by Jaycees TODAY ONLY! Blytherille Fairgrounds Lions — Tigers — Panthers — Pumas — Ap« — Monkeys SHIRLEY TEMPLE The World's Largest performing Elephant! Sensational! Dogs — Ponies — Hl&h Wire Artists! *7 FEATURE «7 Wi ACTS 01 Afternoon and Nite Shows at. 3 & 8 P.M. The Only Circus Here This Year! TODAY IS CIRCUS DAY I *?> '£ f ' <•* *> «k , : ; f^y. •;;.$.' 1 , -."t /> >f ,1.. 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