The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 20, 1951 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, September 20, 1951
Page 10
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PAGE TEN BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER MEWS THURSDAT, SEPTEMBER 20, 1981 Chick Bees Play Burdette Tonight—Four Games in County Tomorrow Night Junior Varsity to Show Before Home Crowd at 8 Blytheville High School's new B football team will parade its talents before a home crowd for the first time tonight when they take on the Burdette Pirates in a Haley Field at 8 p.m. Roy Stobaugh Quits at Wilson Grid and Cage Coach Resigns to Accept Position with AEA Roy Stabiiugt), football mid basketball coach nt Wilson High School for the past seven yeju-s, has resigned to accept a position with the Arkansas Education Association. Announcement of Coach Stobaugh's resignation was made yesterday by Phillip Deer, superintendent of Wilson Schools. Mr, Deer staled that Coach Sto- baugli resigned Tuesday and., has accepted a position with the AEA's insurance department. He siild his successor probably will not be mimed until next week. In his seven years at Wilson High School Coach Stobaugh was one of Mississippi County's most successful coaches. He guided his team to the Class B District Three basketball cha nip ionship for th e pa si two years and last year was named •'Coach of the Year" by Mississippi County's basketball officials. A native of Clinton, Stobaugh graduated from Arkansas State Teachers College at Conway. This will be the second game of the -year for the Chick Bees and they will be seeking their first victory. In their season opener Jast week, they were trounced 35-1 by good Earle team. The Pirates, on basis of their previous record, will be rated Might favorites In the game. Coach Charley Sims' team, rated as a coining Class B power Ja the county, won its first two games this season in easy fashion. In their first game, the Pirates trounced Corning 26-7 nnd last week they ran roughshod over Shawnee by a 31-7 score, A Baltic of T's Tonight's game will be a battle of T offenses. The IJce.s, although un- experienced at alt positions, looked fairly good against Earlc. They have three fine backs In halfbacks Shannon Langlcy iind Joe Bynum and fullback Jimmy Phillips. And quarterbacks Wayne Burn ham and Terry Vail are fair ball handlers but are short in the passing department. - v The B team is-made up almost entirely of first year t'inyeVs.-Only three boys on the squad have had any football experience to speak of and two of played junior high ball only. The Pirates will be heavier in (he line with the two b:ickfichls weighing in at about the same. Burdcltc has a fine quarterback In Terry Moore O'Neal, and a pair ot good halfbacks In WhaUey and 'Daniels. Carpenter to Start For Porks Saturday By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Fullback Lewis Carpenter haa recovered from an injured collarbone and will be In the lineup when [he University of Arkansas Razorbacks open their 1951 season against Oklahoma A, A: M. Saturday. Coach Otis Dougla* said yest*r-| day Carpenter, who had been expected to sit out the game on the bench, suffered a severely bruised collar bone. Douglas sen t th s Ra zorb acks through contact drills yesterday, •tressing all phases of defense and offense. . Other Southwest Conference club* also continued preparations for their openers. In Houston, Rice Coach Jess Nee]y was host to an assistant coach from Clemson University—the Owls' first opponents. And the Clemson scout »aw the "Bluefi" down the "Whites," « to 10, tn a full-scale *crimmage. Neely invited the coach. Bob Wright, to watch the workout be cause Rice will scout Clenwon in its opening g«m«. while Clemson won't get a chance to see the Owls In action. Quarterback candidates T. Jones and Dan Page provided the passing as Texas Coach Ed Price drilled his charges in piwa defense Both were rushed often, but they got the ball off quickly. Texas Christian did little contact work, concentrating on dummy passing and defensive drills. Baylor also polUjheti its nlr game in preparation for the University of Houston, which It meets Saturday night. Three quarterbacks — Larry Lsbell, Jimmy Davenport ant Charley Bristow—took turns pass ing. Southern Methodist went through its last rough workout before iU meeting with Georgia Tech Satur day. Most of Texas A. rfc M.'JS practlc was spent in brushing up on of fenaive signals and blocking sign men Us. The Aggies play UCLA Friday night. Indians Beat Bosox 15-2 To Keep Pace with Yanks By JACK HAND Associated Press Sports Writer Cleveland's sweep of the Boston series leaves the league-leadin; s T ew Vork Yankees gasping for breath In the American League. Still out front by three percentage points after yesterday's o- iclory over Chicago/ the Yanks face rough going ahe^d, While the >lay nnie of 10 with first division clubs, the Tribes plays only six— ve with (lie bottom half of the league. Barons Blast Travelers 9-1 As Finals in SA Playoff Open LITTLE ROCK, Ark.. Sept. 20. (.4 1 ) —The finals of the Southern Association playoffs began last night, just -like the semi-finals—Birmingham won and Little Rock lost. The Barons downed Mobile in the aemi-final opener, while Little Rock fell to Memphis, Canny Mickey Haefner, Birmingham's 38-year-old left-hander, scattered nine Traveler blows to notch (he victory, 9 to 1 before more than 5,000 fans. He had plenty of help at th plate from Marv Rackley, the onetime National League outfielder, and second baseman Dale Pynch, Each pounded out three blows anc all of tliem figured in the Baron's scoring. Rackley blasted a two-run homer in the third innlnp to give Haefner enough runs to win. All of the Barcns' runs came off a pair of Traveler righthanders, Milo Johnson, the loser, and relief- er Floyd Spcer. Bo bo Ncwsom will lake lo the night's contest, the teams move Birmingham for three giitmu. Robinson Gets Praise from NBA WASHINGTON. Sept. JO. M'j Sugar Ray Robinson torfay is 11 first boxer in the 31-year btsto of National Boxing Association ings system lo lose and rcRain title m t\ three month period b Iwccn NBA announcements of la slandini In releasing its third-quarter ratings tor this year, the NBA said i only one other fighter equaled the feat. Stanley Ketcliel. Grand Rapids. Mich., lost his middleweight, crown by a knockout to Billy Papke on Sept. 7, 1903. and knocked out Pnp- ke on Nov. 26 of the same year to regain the title. NBA did not be- Kin its raliiiR .system until 1020. Turpin \vn.s lifted as the oiit- —Courier News Photo ANOTIIKK I.UTES7—Blytheville football fans are predicting great lings for Johnny O'Brien, the Chicks' swivel-hipped halfback v;ho ing in at Ruff Lutes' vacated right half post this year. Johnny, inior. showed flashes of brilliance last year but has been a little slow tarting this season. hill for Birmingham in the second standing boxer in the middleweight! game of the series starting at p.m. tonight. Lefty Dutch McCall will hurl for Little Rock. After lo- Chances are the Yanks and Red Sox will knock olf one another in heir eight meetings while Cleveand picks up enough B r °uud to get, home free. Then they can start vorrylng about Brooklyn, which pened up a 3fi game lead on idle Ve\v York in the National last night by blanking St. Louis 3-0. Chicago, in a vengeful mood since :hat disputed rainy night game at he stadium In July, can knocfc the Yanks-out of first place today while Cleveland rides a train to Detroit. Cleveland showed its old boom- ig drive ye-stcrday in walloping Doston, 15-2. a blow that practically doused the last Red Sox hopes, Trailing by S'-i games with 11 to play, Boston's main Job now seems to be making or breaking the Yanks in the series opening at Fenway tomorrow. Early Wynn became the Tribe's third 20-game winner with a seven- hit job on Boston. While he coasted the Indians took fnil advantage ol 11 hits and 13 bases on balls by Maury McDermoU and five successors. Ray Boonc, Luke Easter and Bobby Avila hit home runs. With Wynn (20-12). Mike Garcia (20-121 and Bobby Feller (22-8) in the select circle, Cleveland is in an enviable position. No big league team has had three 20-game winners since the Athletics of 1931. They won the pennant. The oddity of the Cleveland situation is that Bob Lemon, rcgard- td a sure fire bet to cop 20 any yc;<r. isn't going to make it. He has only n and can't take more than two more turns. The Yanks riidn't bruise the ball in beating the White Sox. They had only three hits but two of them off Ix;u Kretlow were enough to win with the help of walks. Gil McDougald's homer with nobody on tied the score at 2-2 in the third and Mickey Mantle's homer with two on won the game in the fourth, j Lefty Bob Kuzava, who replaced lew York . leveland , oston . .. Jhlcago . i 3etrott . .. hiladelphla iVashlngton i. Louis . AMKItlCAN LEAGUE W L Pet. . W 54 .. 92 66 .625 .622 8S 11 88 , 65 , 57 . 46 .601 .527 .466 .442 .396 .318 Brooklyn . ew York . t. Louis . . ioston . .. 'hiladelphia Cincinnati . ittsburgh , Chicago . NATIONAL LEAGUE W L Pel. ,,91 52 .. 89 57 .. 16 69 .636 .610 .524 13 70 62 , 61 60 86 .503 .419 .425 .4 IS .411 16 19 22',i 30'.-, 32 32',i YKSTEHDAY'S RESULTS National League Brooklyn 3, St. Louis 0 Philadelphia 5. Chicago 1 Pittsburgh 7, Boston 3 Only games scheduled. American League New York 5, Chicago 3 Cleveland 15, Boston 2 Philadelphia 8, Detroit 1 Washington 4, St. Louis I Southern Association (Playoff) Birmingham 9, Little Rock 1 TODAY'S GA.HES National League Brooklyn at St. Louis New York at Cincinnati Only games scheduled American League Chicago at New York St. Louis at Washington night Only games scheduled Southern Association (Playoff) Birmingham at Little Rock nigh first homer of the year in the nint inning was the only run off th husky blond. Preacher Roe took charge of pull ing Brooklyn out of its tailspin b shutting out the at. Louis Card nals with five hits. The craft lefty's record now is a phencmcn 21-2 for the season including seven wins over St. Louis. Given a two-run edge in the fourth on Mickey Livingston's bases j loaded single, Roe had only one! tight squeak. One of the Brooks'! thrc« dcubleplays helped him out' of it. Max Lanier was knocked out in the eighth when the Dodgers j add their third run. i Missouri Coon Dog Race Slated BENTONVILLE, Ark.. Sept. 2C to*) — The first annual southwes Missouri coon dog field and wate trials will be at Jane, Mo., 15 mile north of here this week end. Heat races are to be staged Pr: day and Saturday. The finals i both divisions will be Sunday. Highlight of Sunday's "prpgrai will be a coon-on-a-log event, i which dogs will attempt to'dislodg 1 a coon on a log in the water. Osceola Takes on Piggott;* Luxora Opens at Wilson Mississippi County's 1951 football season hits its full tride tomorrow niglit with every team in the county sche- uled for action. In all, five games will be played* ivolving Mississippi County teams.' our of them will be played on ounty fields with only one away. Highlighting tomorrow night's ae- on will be the Blytheville Chicks' ash with the Poplnr Bluff, Mo., lules at Haley Field. This inter- ectional game will draw consider- Graziano Stops Janiro in 10th Handlers and Crowd Dispute TKO Decision We Interest from Northeast Arkanas and Southeast Missouri. Osceola's improving Semlnoles lay at home again this week to ake oft the Piggott Mohawks. The ame will be played on Oseeola's iale Field at 8 p.m. tomorrow. Luxora to Start Luxora gets its' season going when the Panthers go to Wilson contest. For the Bulldogs of Vilson it will be their second game if the year. This, too, is a night Shnwiiec's Indians, defeated in heir first two outings of the season, will try to register on the win ide when they play host to West Jemphis In another night tilt. Keiser will be the lone traveling earn this week. The YeHowjackets go to Hickory Ridge for a night same which will get their 1951 season under way. Coach Dukie Speck's Semmoles will be shooting for their second win if the season when they tangle with Piggott. They broke into the win column last week with a decl- ive 26-0 triumph over expected tough Faragould. Osceola lost its first game of the season to Wynne. 19-6. Baseball Says Goodbye to Klein MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Sept. 20. If) —Baseball paid final tribute yesterday to William J. (Bill) Klem former chief of National League umpires, at high requiem mass in St. Patrick's Catholic Church. The "old arbitrator," who died In a hospital Sunday at the age of 17 was buried in Miami's Qracelanc Cemetery. The President of the United State; is usually addressed as "Mr. Presi dent". Pittsburgh Pirates to lead off tlv resumed hearings. DETROIT. Sept. 20. Wi— R Graziano, whose blasting comeback in the last 20 seconds stunned Tony Janiro last night and gained Rocky a technical knockout, wants to get into the next business — a middleweight title fight with champion Sugar Ray Hoblnson. This may be early next year. Meanwhile the "we wuz robbed" cry came from Janiro and Franxie Jacobs, his manager. Until Rooky's crashing Jefls and rights suddenly sprawled Tony on the canvas with the tight nearly over. Janiro appeared a sure winner in a wide-open slugfest. Referee Lou Handler halted the 10- rotind, televised fight just as Janiro hit the floor. Janiro hopped right to his feet and joined Manager Frankie Jacobs in protesting Handler's decision. Many in the crowd of 8,086 booed. Baseball Probe To Be Resumed WASHINGTON, Sept. 20. (/?> — Big league baseball players will get their innings before a Congressional committee investigating the sport" riext month. Chairman Celler (D-NY) of a House Judiciary Subcommittee announced yesterday the hearings will be resumed on Oct. 15. He plans to wind up the inquiry within ten days. The probe was started last month and interrupted so as not to interfere with the stretch drive for the world series. Rep. Millings (R-Calif) told a reporter the staff has arranged for Fred Hutchinson of the Detroit Tigers and Ralph Kiner of the Brooklyn ends last, western swing today at St. Louis while the Giants finish up at Cincinnati. Bubba Church whipped Chicago for the sixth time, 5-1. as the Phillies took advantage of four Cub errors, it was his 15th win, making his lifetime record against Chicago, 10-t. ' j Willie Jcnes' 20th homer helped j Church elbow the Cubs back into i the cellar. i Murry Dickson's 19tli win let' Pittsburgh out of last place, T-3. at] the expense of Boston's young Chet! Nichols. Dick Cole and GU.S Bell j homered (or the Pirates. Earl Tor- j geson for the Braves. ; The hustling Philadelphia A's,' struggling to catch fifth-place Detroit, knocked off the Tigers. 8-1. ', on a seven-run spun in the fourth inning. Little Bobby SViantz pitched a four-hitter for his 17th win, five over Detroit. Cas.s Michaels singled with the ba;;cs loaded in the eighth lo score two runs for Washington's 4-3 edge over St. Louis, breaking the Senators' four-game losing streak. Bob Portcrfiold won his seventh since he WEIS acquired from the Vanks. kiddies arrot SHOES FORl'BOYS AND G1RIS Wool ^/^O • Actual pre-testing on lively youngsters...]use like you* own...prove* thai Poll-Parrots raic "A" for longer wear, better fit, good looks. Come in today and let ui show you what real valut you get when you buy Poll-Parrot Shocsf division before he mtwl the title j Mnrter Tom Morgan in the third. from Robln.son in an amazing up-1 earned his llth victory with a fine set on July 10. j relief performance. Gus Niarhos' The Spaniards under Cortes scut Indian slaves into the yawning crat-i cr of the then-ncdvc Popocatepetl' volcano to get sulphur for gunpowder. EARLY TIMES SCORES AGAIIJ Kentucky's Favorite Straight Bourbon THIS WHISKY IS 4 YEftflS OLD. J6 PROOF. 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