The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 21, 1953 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, January 21, 1953
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PAGE EICMT BLYTHBVILLE (ARK.) COURIER MISWI ArkmtHmt Problem for Porkers: Learning Wyatt's Way Learning to Block Will Be Biggest Job in Shift Bx CAM, Kf.L •• .LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Now that the University of Arkansas officially hsa Bowden Wyatt as it« football coach, the question ie I How difficult will It b« for the mater Tenrwss«. ]Ux>rbacks to matt the change from the various T formations they played under QtlE Douglas to Wyatt's liberalized tingle wing? Learning new playi won't ^be a. great problem, especially in the relatively simple single wing. "The big job facing the Porkers te to learn to throw the crashing blocks demanded by Wy»U and all other coaches trained by Tennes•M's Bob Neyland. Th»t type of blocking! the key to' success of rock'»m-sock'em wingback football, Is at great variance from the shadow and brush blocking of the /•ncy-daney T, But blocking 1* a fundamental which Tennessee grade hav« a special knack for teaching'. So is tackling, We have an id«* that the transition fix Razorbacks will undergo to' spring practice th!» year won't be nearly an hard ai WM their awing from th« single wing to the T under John Barnhll) In 1MB or from BarnhiU's T to Douglas' in IS50. Hain't DinciuMd Penonnel Wyatt BO far has refused to discuss personnel. He has never seen the present Porkers play or even a. movie of one.-of their games. About the only player alignment that's obvious from this long: range view- I* Lamar McHan< the big powerlull trlple-threaler at tailback. ' We have'an idea too' that Jack Troxell will make a fine wingback .and that a lot of those, huge holdover linemen will be better adapted to. power football than to trickery. A number of sports writers and . fans have expressed concern' over •what will happen.tb Ralph Troillett and Bob St. Pierre McHan'a quarterbacking understudies In the T. Well' sir : one" coach who has been working- with these boy* figures they'll do right nicely at Uilback. , , "Just because ttiey have been playing T quarterback In the 2- platoon system do«*n't mean they can't play anything else." Troillett is co-captaiii-elect of the '63 Porkel s. Wyatt has a lough assignment in taking over a Southwest. Conference cellar team. But it's noth-. . ing new to him. Wyoming was the doormat of the Skyline Conference when he -first.:went there. : ArkanaM ' Second - Choke Everyone knows the -'Arkansas coaching job was offered to Bear Bryant of Kentucky before Wyatt Was considered seriously. Now tomes trie report .that Arkansas Was Wyatt's second choice 'too. Jack ,Cnrberry sports editor, of the Denver Post wrote that Wyatt's lifetime ambition has been to become head coach at his alma Luxora Takes 2 Tilts from Shaw nee High ' LUXORA—Tn a battle of flu-bitten qulnta, Shawnec's Indians outlasted Luxora in a feature game of a doubleheader here last night 60.54. -, ' . , ... The game WM nip and tuck all the way. Shawnee put on a fourth-quar- , ter splurge io move ahead. • Margin of victory was at the free throw line as both teams scored the tame from the field. The. Pantherettes broke a two. game losing. streak In dovrning the •'= Squaws. 52-21, sparked by the return •- of Fannie Lou Cockerolt. out two weelcs with an injury, who bucketed 39 points in lc«s than tliree quarters ot play. Girls Luxora Pos Shawnee Cockerel! 39 . P. ... Shannon 6 L. Clark 3 .... F Miller 3 Lewis 7 F Welch 1 M. Clark O Bennett D. Clark G Reed Lee G. ... Kimbcrlme Substitutes: Luxora—Smith, Gentry 3, Dillard, Howcll; Shawnee— Starling, Medley, Jew, Hearn. Bojl Pos. . F. F. The time for WyaW [a realize his dream leemed at hand said Cirberry when in recent months here w«r« reporU that Neyland would retire, The writer continued (hat, after Biking with Neyland at the Cotton Bowl New Year's Wyatt realized hat "he must climb another ladder x> reach his goal •— a big time coach In a big time league and the Southwest Conference Is big To that Carberry .added this persona! note to Wyatt: Son you've got to win In Arkansas. The Little Rock politicians no other gauge for. success. You'v* .got to 1 win in Arkansas son. . ," Just ask Glen Rc«e Barnhlll Douglas or any of the 11 others who've had the' Job. Walcotl Pops Off Again CoJJi Christenberry A Bellhop in Latetr Exchange CAMDEN, N. J. (/T) — Foraier leavyweight champion Jersey Joe Walcott .Incensed at New York State • Athletic, Commlsuloner Robert Christenberry'i; statement that Walcott would probably never fight again. Mid yesterday the New York MXing head it v "nolhinj[ but a bell- lop." "I would appreciate," the ex litle- nolder i«Id. "If the governors of different state* would itop and consider these boxing cbnunifislon Jobs, and appoint' someone' that knows and has experience .in boxing' instead of playing politics." Clirtotenberry inidc his statement Monday night at a Wlimlrigton sporta writers and broadcasters dinner. Over 407 I seriously 'doubt that Walcott l fight again," Christenberry told the group. "Rules of-the New .York cqinmission and almost every other state cay that a fighter.cannot be licensed after he is 40 years of age." "I'll be.3» Januiry 31,".'Walcott listed. .''It would, make no difference If I was near 50. I.have given my life to boxing and, I hRVe : never done' anything other than respect boxing and respect the public in my entire 23 yeara of boxing." ' The Camden heavyweight, who lost his title last June to Rocky Marclano, said he has every intention of fighting the new champ again. Gosnell Takes Two Games From Burdette Luxora Twoles 12 . Sullcns -1 ., Johnson 6 C. B. Tate 7 .... O. R. Tate 12 G. Shawnee ... Felts 7 Ma honey 18 .. Ralph 16 . Brewer 13 B. Pelt« » Substitutes: Luiiora — Tucker . Genry 3. J. Barch 5, Thweat I. GOSNELL — Basketball teams from Qosriell grabbed off a pair o! victories from Burdette here last night. The boys posted a 64-48 win while the girls were winning '35-12. 5. Potter had 14 for Gosnell's girl;. while Price led Burdette with nine Cook was high man for the Cos nell hoys. He had 18, which was second to Burdettc's Long, who go ( 20. Girls GDsnell Pos. Burdetfe Beyill 11 .;... p Bevlll 3 Lucius 7 F Price 9 S.. Potter M .. F perkln B. Potter o r.. Nnsl Lewis a sum Smith, a Tyle Substitutes: C.osncll — Whittle 3 Raspberry, Minvard: Burdette — Lloyd. Gosrell ros. Bllrdelte Lollnr 15 F Trcece Southard s ... P Eubanks I Catdwell 7 ... C Long 2 French 7 G Higgins Cook 18 G Payne Substitutes: Oosnell — Allen 5 D. Fowler i, B. Fowler 3; ^Ingram Burdette — Garner, Rutherford 2. Ralph K. Young, Michigan Stat Director of Athletics, was an as soclate (rack coach for the 1932 U. S. Olympic team. Fast Aussie Will Try 4:00 Mile John Landy Has Eye Set- On New Record By GORDON' TA1T MELBOUHNE Australia' f* — John Landy fastest' known mllcr n the world today will go out Saturday In a calculated attempt o crash through the four-minute >arrler. Lnndy a 22-year-old curly-haired Australian student of agricultural science'ran a mile Dec. 13 in 4 2.1 seconds. Today he ooks like the best .prospect lor a our - minute performance and what's more he believes it Is possible for him So do it before 'ery.long. Saturday he'll be running in the Australian Championship Meet at "erth in torrid West Australia. "It will be a fast mile"' Landy «ald Just before lie left Melbourne or the West. "I'll be trying hard but It's a gamble.. It will depend on the condition of the track how I'm feeling that day and the weather. Most people agree it Is very difficult lo break a record with the tfftnpcralure anything over 85." The weather may be a very mporlaui factor Saturday. Perth s noted for Us heat and Landy and his coach Percy Courtly have jeen campaigning for a program hat would allow him to make his record attempt late In the day after the', temperature has begun 0 drop..' They point out that the Swedish record-breakers do their running ust before dark wheh it Is cool and still nnd there's no wind to mmper them. Londy'8.4:02.1 mile third f'nstesl ever : riiii nnd only seven-tenths of 1 second. slower than Gundar iiaegg's -world record will go down in the Australian record books as 4:02.2. Under International regulations all races above 1,000 neters are timed only In fifths of a second because of the belter that emh-second watches , become inaccurate- alter about two minutes. Coach Cerutty who helped Landy cut bis mile time from 4:31.8 i year^aso to the present level, ucllcyc-3; the four-minute mile .will come, 'and iome fairly soon. His den is Ihnt the limit of speed and endurance lodoy .Is far from the lltimnie. He says he will live to see the dny when the mile will be run In 3:53 nnd-[he 100 yards in nine seconds. Lnndy himself sees nothing impossible about n four-minute mile. Four minutes, he snys is a round figure that has popped up conveniently In front of the world record. "I don't know whether I can do it or not" he snys. "Nobody does. But why single me.out? There are plenty of others In Europe and one in America in hotter pursuit of the record that I am, though their best times are Just a fraction slower than mine. "Somebody In the coming European truck season will get closer to the four-jiitmtle mile than I .am today." Regardless ot what he rum Saturday Lnndy has no Immediate plan oi going to the United States. He's keen to' finish his four-year course in agricultural science at the University of Melbourne and snys: "I'm not going to run round tracks forever—it's no life study for me." Lnndy. by the way, would just as soon tnlk about butterflies as nbout running. He collects them and has specimens from all over Australia. Fans Nearly Riot As Stall Stops Bevo TROY, 0., (AP) — Some 7,000 basketball fans calmed town today after creating a near-Hot last night in protest of tailing tactics against the nation's leading scorer, Clarence Bevo Francis, and his Rio Grande.-, O., College teammates. A group stormed the; box-office* ' demanding refunds, but police broke ip the disorder. ..>. Coach Floyd Ilees,-Cedarville, O.. College cn'go'mentor, ordered his »ys to use "possession ball" stra- e'gy. . > "Whether the fans like It or not. 'm going to do that because It is >ur only chanco to win," he said. . . No" Like • The fans'didn't like it and the liaucc didn't work as Rio 'Giande asily downed Cedarville, 6«-29. Beyo, held to 11 points !l2 !!>e first ialf,' hit for a game total of 38 narkerj, below his M point nver- ge. He now has 1.146 points for 23 lames, Including the national rec- ird of-116 polnU scored In a single lit. Cedarville made action so dull hat Bevo signed autographs during he game and conversed with fans. The crowd jeered, cat-called anil hrew coins and papers onto the playing floor. Game Breaks Sixty-three sports writers at the ;ame protested to olficials. Even :he Cedarville athletic director, Jryan Hollingcr, urged the players i go on with a regular game. Finally, in the second half, witll Cedarville trailing 21-7, the game jrolce open. • Big Bevo was allowed to show his stuff, though lie admitted the stall threw me off a bit and I couldn't get set for the rest of the gnme." Goodbye lo t SLATS-O. WOOD Awningi go ov«r doors, witK/ows or ver-anddi. . became tK«y'i* jturcMy *v cKored to form J p*f of (K* Some. Lfrl in TigHt, keep out ion. CM* iKe b*e«i*, icpel rairt. Bring Idling cofnfoft *l fow coil. Phone NOW U free KNOP SCREEN & AWNING CO. • Phon« 423* WEDNESDAY, JAN. it, 195$ Freshman Fred Wyant quarterbacked every West Virginia touchdown this season. He passed for eight TDs, scored five and handed off for the other 22. Tulane's 1953 varsity football schedule calls for seven Southeastern Conference Iocs plus Michigan ind Army. PRESCRIPTIONS Fresh Stock Guaranteed Best Prices Kirby Drug Stores Holland G/r/s, Armorel Boys Win Games swamped Armorel here last night, "-34, which the Armorel boys came lip with a 67-56 decision. Bradshaw, Armorers high-scoring center, cnme up with a 32-point effort to lead both teams in scoring. Smith h'ad 21 for Holland. Armorers girls were led by Hutson's 28 points which Duvali and McArthur had 32 and 25 for Holland. • ; Boyi Armorel Pbs. Holland Dison 9 P. . K. Chlldress 8 Ashmore 12 .... P Smith 21 Bradshaw 32 .. C Little 1 Carman 6 .... G. Martin 10 Dyer 7. O. "....'.. Harris 2 Substitutes: Armorel — Dobbs, Cooper 1, Bassett; Holland—Kifer 2, C. Childress 6, Reed, Hollis 6 Kenley, Whliner. Girls Armorel Lott 4 . Dyer .. Hutson 28 . Webb ...... Beard ..... PD . F. . F. . F. . G. G. ...- Duva«32 ... Wiiford 20 . McArthur 25 Smith 12 ... M. Duval Cahoon Jones .... G Substitutes: Armovel — M. Dyer 2,'Odom; Holland — Majers 9 Heathcock, Bell, Burleson. Read Courier Newt Classified Ada WANTED Farm Stored Soy Beans of Seed Quality Farmers Soybean Corp. North Broadway Phont 8191 ' ' Blythevilie Tfce Hot Stove Lcoguii i %Move Qver Mickey, i Yank Rookie Is Hof ; By JOE REICHLKR . , , 1 P'^' Y °RK, '{AP) — He is a dead ringer f o r Joe^Medwick a n d he is a converted ihortstopjike Mickey Mantle but that is not a,li Bill Skowron has to recommend h i in ag h« tries to win a regular spot in the New York Yankee outfield. : . The former Purdue University ithlete 'Isn't even officially listed on the Yankee foster but the world champions are going to give him a Ihorough Inspection at their St. Petersburg, Pla., spring trailing camp next month. And If he ihovvs anywhere near the form he displayed at Kansas City last year, lie's a elhch to be promoted to the parent club—but fast. ' Here Is the way In which this 22-year-old muscle man treated American Association pitchers' last year: In H7 games, Slcowron banged out 38 doubles, '11 triples and 31 horns runs. He knocked In 134 runs and , accumulated 3« total bases. All the while he was'build- In? up "a .341 batting mark. Young'Bill led .the .league in homeu, HBI's and total bases and was .voted unanimously .the loop's No. I rookie. . . •' . ; • . •. Two-Year Man Skowron has been In organized baseball two years and he has led the two leagues In hitting. In 1951, he topped the piedmont League with .334, hitting 18 homers. He stole 28 bases, demonstrating plenty of speed. • An ankle Injury while playing basketball at Purdue makes him ineligible for military service. Skowron, whom Mickey -Owen, former Brooklyn and SI. Louis catcher, now coach of Kansas City, called "The greatest young hitter I've ever -seen," is riot the only power-packed rookie up for Yan~ kee inspection. Bill Renna. another strapping outfielder -had only a .290 batting average with the Blues but his hits included 28 home runs and he rapped in 90 runs in 110 games. First baseman Don Bollweg up for a-second trial, hit .325 at Kansas City, banged 23 homers and was named the circuit's most valuable player. At the age of 30, Don can't afford too • many more rejections from the high brass. There Are More Infielder Andy C a^r e y , K a 1 Segrist and Loreh Babe, who saw Now Is th» Time to Prepare Your Own for the Future! . SEE THE NEW 1953 'WORLD BOOK ENCYCLOPEDIA First Choice of America'! Schools and Libraries. Call Bill Pafton, 8890 For Free Demonstration FUEL OIL G.O.POETZOILCO. "I Sell That Staff" Phone 2089 Of f ice & Bulk Plant—Promised Land Meat Curing . . . Processing For Horn* Freezers LOCKKRS FOR RENT BLAYLOCK'S Baby Chicks — Custom Hatching — Wholesale Eggs limited service at the tail-end of last season, are back as are pitchers Harry Scbaeffer and Art Schallock. The lone newcomer among the pitchers Is Al CIcotte, nephew of Eddie CJcotie, the former great pitcher of the Chicago While Sox. Al, .-whose career twice was interrupted 'by service calls, did not have an imposing won-lost record, but he fanned 148 batters in 128 Innings with his blazing fast ball. He ' fanned i 1 In one - game and 16 In another.. Rookies have been very successful breaking into the Yankees' front lines in recent years despite four straight New York championships. Hank Bauer and Gerry Cole- Wan burst through in 1949; Ed Whltey) Ford and Joe- Collins made it in 1350: Mickey. Mantis, Gil McDougald and Tom Morgan followed suit in 1951 and Toni Qofc, man Joined the group last yealffy De//, Osceo/o Split Pair Of Contests DELL — Deli's Blue Jays split a. pair with Osceola , here last night, the girls losing.41-39, and the boys winning, 70-26. The lineup's: . " Girl. Poi. P. ... ,'iv... . K Dell Johnston 24 Whistle 4 ..... Blair H ...... _ . Brinkley ...;.'. G. Peterson ..... G. Tate J........ G. Osceoia Spiers 6 . Cone 16 Watson 20 Peepers . Butler Lowe Substitutes: Dell — Holmes; Os- cebla — I.'jW&tson 5. , . Boj« Dell ' Pos. Osceola Perkins 20 F Duclps 2 Ohandier 14 ... P. ., Dunn 2 Mooney 22 ..;. C Harlin 6 Johnston 4 ... .G. '... Strickland 2 Staiiiey 6 ....' G. ..... -Rogers 12 Substitutes': Dell._ Miles 4, Thrasher, Simmons; Osceola — Despain, Rose. Assistant Gets tulsa Position Witucki Replaces Buddy Brothers As Head Man TULSA. Okla. dp, _ Associate Coach Bernie Witucki last night signed n three-year contract as head football coach at' the University of Tuba replacing J. o. Buddy Brothers who resigned only a few hours earlier. . • : Dr. C. I. Pontius, school president, said Witucki would have a free hand in naming, his'own staff. The, new coach's salary was not disclosed. Witucki, who , came here three years ago from Evahsville, Ind., high school coaching post, did not say whether he would retain the remaining three members of the staff. - • ". ; Witucki |j former associate coach of the,-Chicago:Rockets of the njjf- 1 defunct-All-American League. '-W*~ Brothers.did not explain why/he resigned, but Indicated' he.Would continue coaching elsewhere or go into private business. . ' - Brothers'resignation ended a 12- year-tenure; seven of them as'head mentor. His teams, won '45 games,lost 26 and tied three. Last season,' his Golden Hurricane topped , a regular season record of eight victories, one tie and 'one lost with a New year's Day contest with Florida in 'the Gator BowL Tuls» dropped that one, 14-13. ' ..:. Wjlh«Hle THE HEW TRUCK TIRE that gives. .. AT STANDARD S. ROYAL FLEETWAY SUPER MILEAGE TREAD SUPER MILEAGE CARCASS SUPER MILEAGE COMPOUND ILS.ROYAL TIIES &**& Tn. Maw ( ROTATION SPECIAL! Save wear on jour ilres! Let M jirt jtm * FREE Check and rotate nil fo«r tires lor ihis SPECIAL PRICE McC AU L TIRE STORE South Highway 61 JOHN BURNETT Manager Phont 8662

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