The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 14, 1951 · Page 7
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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 1951 BLYTHEVTLWE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Chicks to Open Grid Season Tonight PAGE SVTSH Tribe Is Favored In Curtain Raiser . Mosleymen Expected £ To Use Strong Aerial Attack on Indians The curtain goes up on the 1951 high school football season in Blytheville tonight when the Chicks attempt to show off their talents to the visiting Indians from Marked Tree High School at Haley Field. Game time is 8 p.m. The Chicks, with one of the smallest squads in the history of the school — 24 players — will be in top physical condition for the opening tiff and will be favored to breeze by the Class A- team from Poinsett County. Coach Russ Mosley put the finishing touches on his three week pre-season training period last night with a dress rehearsal workout under the Haley Field lights, after which he dismissed his squad until game time tonight. Marked Tree opened its season last weekend with a 27-6 loss to a good Bruce, Miss., eleven but Coach Motley isn't taking anything for granted. A bit pessimistic over the greenness of his squad, he has drilled his team hard all week for the Indian engagement. J^ Polish Pass Attack ^The Chicks spent considerable time this ^veek in working on their passing attack indicating that Mosley expects to strike quick .at the invading Indians by taking advantage of the brilliant throwing arm of Co-Captain Mel Hay. The Indians, although hurt badly by graduation and hampered by in- j experience, looked good at times against the bigger Bruce team last week, appearing to be a lat« starting team. Marked Tree employs the T formation and has a'better than fair passing attack with quarterback Bill Jennings doing the tossing. • In tonight's game, the Chicks will be seeking their nth consecutive victory. They haven't lost a football game since Stnackover defeated them in the state championship playoffs in 1949. Last year they ran through a 15-game schedule .without a loss or tie. Probable starling lineups- Blylheville.. Holland . Hornberger Mayo . ... Privett . . Koonce . . Hodce . ( .Mack Hay jfcarner . . •~lfel Hay . .O'Brirn . Gentry . , Pos. . LE . . LT . LO C RO RT . RE QB HB HB . FB Marked Tree . Tolbert . . Redd .. . Dean - Brown L.. Moore . DuVall . . Dairs Jennings Brooklyn . NewjYork . St. Louis . B.oston . .. Philadelphia Cincinnati . Chicago . .. Pittsburgh . NATIONAL LEAGUE W L Pel. 88 43 .642 84 57 .596 13 85 .529 .557 .471 .433 .414 70 66 61 58 58 Cleveland . New York . Boslon . .. Chicago . . ^Detroit . .. Philadelphia Washington St. Louis . AMERICAN LEAGUE W L Pel. 89 53 .627 W 52 .623 83 54 .606 .543 .457 .426 .401 76 64 60 55 43 18*4 23',6 29 I 3K 12 24 2BH 30H —Courier News Photo IN THE MIDDLE—The key to the Chicks' Notre Dame offense this year lies in the hands of these two rookie squadmen, center Leon Privett and blocking back Charles Garner. Both are first-year men with Privett coming up from the junior ranks. This is Garner's first year in football. • Earle Trounces Chick Bees by 35-7 Score By GEORGE CLARK (Courier News Sports Editor) EARLE, Sept. 14. — Blytheville High School's newly organized "B" football team took It on the chin In their first game of the season here last night when it was beaten 35-7 by the Earle Bulldogs. The Chick Bees were completely the third quarter after the Earle outclassed by the heavier and more experienced Bulldog squad which scored at least once in every quarter. The Bulldogs got things going fast marching to their first touchdown from the opening kickoff on a 55- yard sustained drive. Burns capped It off with a. five-yard slice off tackle for the first six pointer. Late in the first quarter Earle quarterback Golf tossed a 12-yard jump pass to fullback Morgan for the Bulldogs' second telly. A Blytheville fumble on the visiting team's 30 set up Earle's third touchdown. Morgan and Goff carried to a first down on the Chicks' eight from where Goff hit Gunn with a short pass in the end zone. Earle scored again before the half was up on another long drive. Taking a" Blytheville punt near midfield the Bulldogs bulled their way through Blytheville's smaller but game line on a 40-yard march that was climaxed by Morgan plowing over from the one. Bees Score on Drive Blythevllle's lone tally came in The Earle regulars returned 1 ^ame in the fourth quafW reserves had taken over. A sustained drive that started on Earle's 45 got the visitors the six points. Halfbacks Shannon Langlcy and Joe Bynum and fullback Billy Phillips sparked the touchdown drive with Bynum circling end on a beautiful 35-yard jaunt on the scoring play. Quarterback Wayne Burnham passed to Bynum for the extra point """" " ' ' to the long enough to score one more touchdown. Taking a Blytheville punt o: their own 30 the Bulldogs were held for two downs by the Blythevtlle line but on the third Burns circlet end to go all Ihe way. In spite of their lack of experlenci and small size, the Chick Bees play ed good football. They didn't give up in spite of the fact they were outmanned and outweighed in ever} department. Their T offense looke< good at times and showed inexper ence at others. Defensively, Bruce Hay, an end Jerry Berry, n tackle, and cente; Billy White were Blytheville's main, stays. i apooses Blank MarkedTree21-0 Fisher, Edgmon, Lum Score for Juniort In Season Opener MARKED TREE, Sept. 14.— Slythevllle's Junior Papooses scored hree times in the first half here ast night and then coasted through he. final two quarters to a 21-0 vic- ory over the Marked Tree juniors. The Paps got away early with a ouchdown march after about three iiinutcs of play in the first quarter o grab a 7-0 lead nt the end of he first stanza. The drive started at midfield where the Paps took over after Marked Tree failed to Bain suffi- ient yardage from the opening <ickoff. With fullback Kenneth 'isher and quarterback Bobby ones leading the way, the Paps noved to two straight first downs o the Marked Tree one from where Fisher plowed over. Then Fisher added the extra point on a place tick. Edgmon Scores The • Paps scored their second ouchdown early in the second quar- er. They gained possession of the >all in the closing seconds of the nitial period and started another goalward drive. Halfback Danny Edgmon climaxed it with a Ihree- 'ard off tackle slant to the end zone. Fisher kicked that extra point oo. Sammy Lum, a pint-sized scat- Jack operating from right half- lack, gave the Paps their third and inal touchdown. He scooted 58 vards in the second quarter to pay- dirt on the first scrimmage play after a Marked Tree punt. Again Fisher's extra point try was good. The third and final quarters were played between the 20 yard lines with neither team offering much of. a threat. Marked Tree was never In'the ball game. The Paps' line kept the Indians' T-formation off stride and at the same time opened nice holes for the Paps' split-T backs to scoot through. Starting lineups— .314 SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION (Playoff) W L Pet. Birmingham . 2 Memphis 1 Little Rock ':... i Mobile 0 1.000 .500 .500 .000 Hopes for 'Dime Series' Fade as Yanks Hit Skids By RALPH RODEN Associated Press Sports Writer New York's prospects of a ten-cent world series are not so briuht today. The Brooklyn Dodgers, streaking six games ahead in the Natfona League, are Just about "in," but the New York Yankees are showing signs of cracking up in Ihe American League scramble baseball n baseball of TESTERDAV'S RESULTS National League St. Louis 6. New York 4 Boston 2, St. Louis 0 Only games scheduled. Amerfean League Detroit 9, New York 2 Boston 5. St. Louis 4 do innings) Washington 1, Cleveland 0 (Only games scheduled.) Southern Association (Playoff) Little Rock 6. Memphis 5 TODAY'S GAMES National League New York at Chicago Brooklyn at Pittsburgh night I nAPhiladelphia at Cincinnati nlghli "Boston at New York night American League Detroit at New York. St. Louis at Boston. Chicago at Philadelphia night Cleveland at, Washineton night Southern Association (Playoff) Little Rock at Memphis nicht Birmingham at, Mobile night Muscle.Injury Slows Newcombc PITTSBURGH. Sept. 14 (>P,_ Don Newcombe has a slight muscle pull in his right elbow, but the bi? Brooklyn righthander doesn't think it's serious. "i don't think it's very bad," New- combc said today, "i should be able to tsi-.c my regular turn in Chicago. '. felt the pain while warming up in Cincinnati Wednesday niiht. I thought it would go vvav durteg the game, but It didn't" ' o! T f ,P" 1Jed horrible m a unique day-night double head ri, i, .! 1 5a " °" Tue3 - ' cr ' T" 8 Cards Iost th e nieht portioi day when they dropped a donble of the twin-bill to Warren Spah' header to the tail-end St. Louis —' "-- "--• Browns. The Yanks rested Wednesday, but the layoff did them good. an " 'he Boston Braves o. Spah "Unwed only one-hit^AI Brazle in hi _ Virgil Trucks and the. Detroit ] no] sixth inning 20th victory. Mickey Mantle started the Yank „ ... 'P- ] The three-team attraction was th Brooklyn pulled six games ahead: first. In the majors since the 1880? of second place New York without I All other National League club lifting a bat. The Giants dropped a 1 ' " «-»Eue ciun, 6-4 decision to the St. Louis Cardl- Daw's Cuppers Get Test in Net Tourney LOS ANGELES, Sept. 14, (m— lie newly named 1951 American Davis Cup team gets another rigorous lest today when young Tony Trabert of Cincinnati lies up with a former cup star, Ted Schroeder, In the semi-finals of the 25th annual Pacific Southwest tennis tournament, Trabert Is the lone cup team member out of the five entered here who has survived play thlis far. In Schroeder, he faces an experienced veteran who may be added to the American team before it heads for Australia In December. The crack Australian team has but one man left here, too—Frank Sedgman, top man of Ihe team from down under. Sedgmsn got somelhing of a scare yesterday but finally got his game going to whip stubborn Art Larsen of San Leandro. Calif., the young man he succeeded as the U. 8. singles champion. It took Sedgman five sets to subdue Larsen, 6-1, 5-7, 3-6, 6-2, 6-4. —Courier Newi Photo i SBMINOLE-8TARTERS—Thli li the way the OMeola Semlnole's T-formation offense will look to the opposing Paragould Bulldogs tonight. The Seminoles open their home season at Hale Field in Osceola at 8 p.m. Members of the starting eleven are Bob Chiles, [eft end; Bill Dlllard, left tackle; Don Johnson, left guard; Dowell Hartan. center; Douglas Edrlngton, right juard; Don Green." right tackle; Kenneth Cole, right end; Tommy Spires, quarterback; Harvey Lee 'Hill, left halfback; Joe Wells, fullback; »nd Don Dunn, right halfback. Unknowns in National Amateur Limelight; Play in Semi-Finals BETHLEHEM, Pa., Sept. 14. (AP) —A poker faced suburban New York lawyer tries his golf case against a youth young enough to be his son, and a portly 40-year-old retltor plays a smiling red haired Texan today In the battle of unknowns tor the 91st annual National amateur golf championships. An almoM, unbelievable wavi of upsets that sent nine dumbfounded Walker Cup team players reeling to'the sidelines narrowed the semifinal field (o 39-year-pld Joe Ga- gllardl, West Chester County. N.Y., lawyer; 16-year-old Tommy Jaccobs, Montebelle, Calif., well rounded Jack Benson, Pittsburgh real estate dealer, and North Texas State Teachers College's golf cap- t»ln, Billy Maxwell. Young Jacobs, who still has peach luzz for a beard, played some of the tour-day-old tourney's most sensational golf yesterday in eliminating Edward P. Martin, Winchester, , Mass., probate court officer, 4 and Texas Gals Take Lead in Golf Tourney ATLANTA, Sept. 14. WV-A trio of Toxans, by birlh or inclination, are silling comfortably in the one- two-three spots of the women'! national golf tournament today. The Incomparable Babe Zahariai* edged out In front wilh an opening round 10 yesterday, two under par and a record In feminine competition at the druid hills course. One stroke tack was pretty 18-year-old Marlene Bauer. Although the babe Is playing now ' -' Tampa, pla,, she claims as her birthplace. Marleni to Midland, In east Texas, year ago from up Dakota The national Junior champion made several great recoveries as lie became the youngest player In 47 years to reach this tournament's semi-final round. The great Bobby Jones was 17 before he made Ihe finals in 1919. Jones was 22 at the time he won his first amateur out of Texas moved about a way. . Low amateur and third In th« field was another Texan, Polly Riley from Fort Worth. She had a 73, in a four-sal tie for fourth an two ojhers from the lone star state —Betsy liawls of Austin and P»l Garner of Midland. They carded 73§ together with professional Louise Suggs of Carrollton, Ga., and KathT McKinnon of Lake Worth, Fla. BlytheviUe Rogers Worrell ... Thomas ... Cobb , Koonce Fong Hall Jones Edgmon ... Lum Fisher Pos. L.E. L.T. L.G. . C. ., R.O. R.T. R.E. Q.B. L. H. R.H. F.B. Marked Tree . Bowers Smith Davis Perkins .... McCrary DuVall Wallln Scott Conner ' Brown — Coleman Travs Even Playoff Series With Memphis By The Associated Press Southern Association playoff participants switched cities today with Birmingham needing two victories to ousl the Mobile Bears and Little Rock deadlocked at a game apiece with the Memphis Chicks. Pennant-winning Little Rock bounced from the ropes with a five- run surge in the ninth Inning last night to nip Memphis, 6-5. and square their series. Birmingham and Mobile took a day oft to travel. Frank Biscan, Memphis' left- handed slow ball specialist who measured the Travs four times during regular season play, breezed into the ninth with a 5-1 lead, fashioned by three Chick homers. But a walk and three singles caused the chunky hurler's departure before he could retire anyone. Righthander Jerry Dahlke relieved with the bases loaded and scorin*' 0 TraVS WUh ° nly ° nc run Then Manager Luke Appllng de- J fw ,° ran '" '"'Ihamier Marv Rotblatt. who won Tuesday night's tm. to pitch to left-hand batter Hal Simpson. The big flychaser promptly poked a three-run homer and it was all over. The blow raised Simson's runs batted In total lo six for the two games. Fireballing Bill Connelly, who re- leved Al Yayllan In the eighth, was the winning pitcher. The U.S. Army says the median age for all enlisted and officer personnel is between 22 and 23. The Bureau of Engraving and Printing of the Treasury Department manufactures all paper money and other securities of the Federal Government. were idle. Erv Palica New Draft Exam PITTSBURGH. Sept. 14 (,p, _ Erv Palica, Brooklyn righthander, has been ordered to report Monday morning at the Army induction .center in New York for a new physical examination. Palica. who has high blood pressure, pasted his last physical but was cranted a deferment bccau.-e his wife was having a baby. Football Scores Blytheville Jrs. 21. Marked Tree 0 Earle 35. Blytheville B 7 North Little Rock 40, Catholic High 0 Harrison 40. Little Rock B 12 North Little Rock Jr. High 27 East Side 6. Pine Bluff B 26, WaUon Chapel 0 no-deposit quart again... so be sure to do your "stadium stepping" in SHOES Brown Calf 11.95 Brown Alligator Calf 13.95 Tan Hand-Sewn Loafers 9.95 Blue Suede & Lizard Trim 11.95 Brown Calf 16.95 ^ WatL roo FAMILY SHOE STORE 1312 W. Main -siiPhone 2342s

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