The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 22, 1951 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 1981 Chicks Ride Mules in Rain— The photos above show the Blytheville Chicks and the Poplar Bluff, Mo., Mulci In action In the rain at Haley Field lasl night. In the first picture. Montroe Holland, the Chtclu' big end, I* hauled dnwn on the Poplar Bluff 39 liter taking a 15 yard pass from Mel Hay In the second quarter. In the second photo, Donald Gentry, Blythc- ville fullback, scoots around end for a 32 yard gain, also In the second quarter. In the third photo. Tommy .Mosley, the Tribe's fleet-footed sophomore halfback, starts off on a M-yard return at t Poplar Bluff punt which he took at tils own five-yard tint. In the fourth photo. Larry Wright, the Mules 1 ,left halfback, starts around the Chicks' end em-oute to Poplar Bluff's lone touchdown. His run was good for 25 —A Courier News Photo Featmm yards. In the fifth photo Mule right halfback John Stout takes a pan from Wright in the end zone for the visitors seventh point while Johnllf O'Brien. Chick defender, looks on helplessly. Chicks Whip Poplar Bluff 13-7 for 18th Win^Osceola, Piggott Battle to Tie Trihp Oiitrunc ^tnhhnrn * — — * _ Tribe Outruns Stubborn ..... _ Mules in Rain-Soaked Tilt WllSOn IrOUnCCS Luxora 53 to 0 By GEORGE CLARK (Courier Ncw» SporU Eclllor) Blytheville's Chicknsnwsi their hustle nnd line play vastly improved over last' week's mediocre showing,, ran their string of consecutive victories to 18 last night by whipping a highly-potent Poplar Bluff, Mo., aggregation 13-7 in a rain-soaked thriller at Haley Field. After, being outplayed for the cellent, blocking for 22 ynrds to the Hr»t 12 minutes, the Chicks wore 42. Gentry got flee more at tackle the stubborn Mules down with rugged line play and hard tackling and nailed the victory down with two-touchdown surge in the last ules' forward nt on It was half. The Chicks took command of the ff&m* midway In the second quarter when their big line slarted ripping through the Mi' wafl. From that potn. _ „., their ball game except for a hrief let down In the final stanza when Poplar Bluff scored its lone touchdown. Led by tackle Qulncy Hodge, who tarried hi a sterling performance on both otleme and defense, the Chkctat' forward wall play spelled the "difference In the two teams. Thf Jinemsn dug nlee holes In the MulM' Inner defense for Coach RUM Moeley'j fine array of backs to dip through. And (ho line's defensive play, though a bit spotty, looked good against the Mules' tricky «pllt-T. Pacing l*i« Chicks' offensively wer« » pair of pint-sized backs, fullback Donald Gentry and sopho- mor* halfback Tommy Mosley. Gentry was the big gaining gun. He hung up a respectable 5.41 yards per try average for the night anrt Mored one of the two touchdowns. Mosley Shines Motley, playing In his second high school game. brouRht the crowd to Its feet on a couple of kick runbacks and from scrimmage, the 140-pound brother of the Tribe's head coach, broke away three times for an'overall gain of 32 yards. He handled the punting chores for the Chicks and his kicking was remin- three brothers were toting leather across the Haley Field turt. But the victory, as the score will and Mel Hay went into action for the first time, passing to end Montroe Holland for 15 yards to the Mules' 38. Genlry got nine more at tackle nnrt another Hay to Holland pass failed. The drive bogged down temporarily at the 20 when a Chick back fumbled at the Mules' 20 win 1 Poplnr Blurt recovered »nd returned to the 38. Poplar Blufl took to the air at this point but on Wright's second aerial attempt he was knocked loose from the ball by a hard chars- ing end. Mack Hay, with the other end, Bob Hill, recovering at the Poplar Blnft 30. Johnny O'Brien got four yards on the old statue of liberty play oft a fake pass and* Mosley rambled around end to the Mules' 15. O'Brien got another yard on a reverse play and Gentry crashed over tackle all the way to the one. Gentry was stopped at the goal line but on the next play-Hay plunsed over. The extra point try (ailed on a bad pnss from center. Thnt was abnnl It for the first half. Both had possession of the ball In the late minutes but couldn't «ntn sufficient yardage and had to punt. Mules Sturl Knlling The Chicks second goalwnrd drive ran out of gas at the Poplar Bluff 2D seven plays after the kickoff opening the third quarter and Mosley punted out ot bounds at the Poplar Bluff 15. Then the Mules started to roll Wright and Stout In two tries got a first down at tlie 22. Wright helped himself to another first down with a ID-yard sweep of end v*j>vn,3 «iu* 1110 i> tia H.IJIUI- HWM u >% 11. ii H lu-y^r ci sweep oi end escent of "good old days" when his to' the 41. Then Wright passed Ihrnp hrnthpr.s u-pro (n+iiin lorttVior In Rlmtt r«» \t _~ ., . '. to Stout for 14 more yards to Hie 49. A 15-yard holding penalty failed to slow the drive us the Mules Indicate, didn't come easily for the rolled lo still another first down Chicks. The Mules unleashed a T- with Wright pitching to end Jim formation Attack thnt clicked for'Crtice on the clincher play nice yardage. They had four top drawer backs With the ball at the Blytheviiie 35. Stout found a good hole at in l^rterbacfc J,m Frank, a ball chicks' right tackle, cut lowards handling dandy; halfbacks Larry ,hc sideline and raced 35 yard, for Wnght and John Stout, a couple:, no tying touchdown, but ne eree of speed merchants aud Jim Wells.: Leon Stephens ruled that a Poplar a big, power drivin? fullback. Siiiuff back was illegally m motion Mrsl I rrinil Scnrrless Jon the play and Hie fix points were The first mnncr of the came «',is ;! iullitipd. That Mopped the drive scoreless but it was,, t witliout its 1 as the chick line held lor two thrills Poplar Bluff won the tow! more downs to Inkc over at the i? and elected to receive. The Mules 1 -- '•• -• " at uie -' with Wricht, Stout and Wells lead- i Ing the way. ruarcln-rt tn two! straight first downs before rrlui- ' Vilshing the ball on downs on the! " , .'" Blytneviile 35. "' mr but , i ••". * r ii,.-\v u»vi HI. me , The Mnlps.just as the third quarter ended Wpllt Ifllrl- I ,- ,,. . . "' M ™'s'" I>nwns The Chicks rolled to four straight Panthers No Match For Bulldogs; Cash Scores on Kickoff WILSON. Sept. 22. — Wilson's Bulldogs rolled to their second straight victory of the 1951 football season by trouncing the Luxora Panthers 53-0 here last night The Bulldogs started fast with tailback H. P. Cash taking the opening kickoft at Wilson's 10-yard line and returning It 90 yards' for the first touchdown. After that, the Panthers were never in the game. They were unable to move against Wilson's superb defense and llielr defense was no match for Wilson's powerful single wing attack. Cash led the Bulldogs scoring With, two touchdowns and three extra points. Jimmy Muncy scored two six pointers, Tommy Boylcs got one nnd an extra point, Edwin Webb got a touchdown and an extra point nnd Terry Robinson scored one six pointer. The same was the first ! of- the season for Hie Panthers who are coached by Tyn Adams. Starling lineups' IVIfsoii Burch Frcels Perry Stanrod ,. ; Abbott ..; Alexander Mcts'abb .. Muncy Cosh Boylcs ... Webb Pos. L.E. L.T. L.Q. • C. . n.o. H.T. R.E. Q B. H.B. H.B. . P.B. Luxora .. Lponey .... Tnte . Bennett .. Barnes ... Barch Hollinger ... White Williams Lunsford .. Toliver .. Gentry Pi"}', 'or 10 ynrds. 1'asscs for Point Wright then circled end for 25 yards and the touchdown nnrt he passed point. The Clwiks tried to get the to Stout for the seventh six to the Poplar Bluff ] llornbnger down there and the On the first play from scrimmage j Mlllcs aftcr lhrcc unsuccessful slabs t'nvett ... Gentry cut inside tackle for a "121"' !hc c ' l" mlc<l out to the 39. < Koouce ... yard sprint to tlic 47 but the Chicks I A11<l lhc cnic ' ks w «e all again. j Hodee .... were unable to go from there and ! Gctlll 'J' cut ov e>" tackle for four i Mack Hay points back but time ran out after a 15-yard roughing the kicker penalty gave them a first down on the Poplar Bluff 37. Statistically speaking, the Chicks were outplayed. The two teams were all even in flrsl downs. 14 apiece out the Mules operated their Missouri T for a total of 233 yards through rushing while the Chicks whittled off 203 yards on their Notre name offense. And the Mules Picked up 57 more yarns in five out ot M pass completions. The Chicks completed only one pass out of seven attempts (or 15 yards. Startine lineups- Hlythrvillr ros l,.E, L.T. L.G. C . Mayo Oppts. Punts . were unable to go from there and ; Mosley booted to Wright- at the 18. The excitement started at (IiK point with the Mules marchine to five straight downs on quickie plays through the line by Stout aud more yards and Mo=ley made it first and 10 at the 15 on an end sweep to set up the second counter Gentry got four yards on the off tnrklc iilsj that worked well all Trarncr Uel Hay O'Brien Gentry . R r. ..RE. .. «.'). .. H B. .. H B. F B . . Cruc Lohr Simpson . Foster . Knott . Hoover Dickens I i ' l;i >' ( ' r . Frank I Garner Football Scores County Dlythevllle 13, poplar Bluff. Mo. 't Osceola 13, Pigeolt 13 (tie) Wilson 53. Luoxra 0 West, Memphis 21. shawnee 6 State Hope 23. Prescolt 0 Magnolia 33. Gurdon 0 North Little Hock 32, Helena 0 Hot Springs 39. ArkadelphiR 0 Stuttgart 26. Hamburg 6 Russelli'llle 39. Van Buren 7 Paragould 41, Corning 0 DeQuecn 25, Fairvicw 6 Little Rock 20, Oklahoma Clt; Classen 0 Fort Smith, 21, Eldorado 21 Texarkana 43. Nashville 0 Deaf School 32, Lorioke 0 Camden 6. Warren 6 <tie) Paris 13. Greenwood 1 Barton 26, Gould 10 Conway ;D, Malvern. 7 Pine Bluff 41. Jonesboro 12 Bentonvillc 13, Alma 12. Harrison 33, Himtsville 0. Marianna 31. Holly Grove 14. McCrory 7. Newport 6. Clarksvltle 19, Dardanelle 0. Benton 12. Smackover 7. Crossett 26. Fordyce 0. • Forrest, city 20, Dcwitt 0. Scarcy 21. Catholic High (Llltl Rockt 6. ^ Mbrrillon 32, England 1 12. • McGehee 25, Sheridan 13. Camden 6, Warren 6 <tie). Montlcello 20. Star City 0. Brlnkley IB, Wynne 6. Baric 39. Hughes 0. Southeast Missouri Caruthersville 20, Hayti 6. Cairo 7, Charleston 0. Sikcston 37. Chaflce 0. Cape Girardeau 19, Hlmo-Forn- felt. 0. Kennett 20. Maiden 6. Perrj'ville 13. Flat River 0. 7ackson 20. Valley High (St. Genevieve) 0. East Prairie 14, Dexter 6. College San Francisco 39, San Jose State 2 Texas A and M 21, UCLA 14 San Diego State 32. San Francisco State 14 Arizona State (Tempe) 33. Utah .State 21 Tarkio (Mo) 0, Dana (Neb) 0 Kansas Wesleyan 14, Southwestern (Kas) 1 Emporia 12. Warrensbtirg 7 Ottawa (Kas) 26. Central 0 Northwestern (Okla) 12. Bethany 0 Syracuse 19. Temple 0 Mississippi 32. Memphis State 0 Wake Forest 19. Boston College 6 Western Illinois 25, Hanover (Ind) 0 Kearney (Neb) 20. Friends U (Kas) 13 Kirksvillc 6. Missouri Valley 0 Yanks Hammer Bosox 5-1 To Strengthen AL Lead By JOHN CHANDLER Associated Press Snorts Writer The Men- York Yankees, gunning for their Iliird straight American League pennant, sported a one and one-half game lead today over the Cleveland Indians—their largest margin since Aug. 1. With the schedule rapidly run- number- is six New York has nmg out. Casey Stengel's Bronx eight games remalning-seven of bombers belted the Red Sox -' ••— ••• • - - Carufhersville Tops Hayti 20-6 Tigers Annex First Win in Mud; Chism Makes Long Run CARUTHERSVILLE. Mo.. Sept. 22. — Caruthersville's Tigers sloshed through the rain and mud here last night to grab a 20-8 victory from the Hayti Indians. Th> game was played in a steady drizzle which followed a hard shower a few minutes before game time. The Tigers Jumped to an early lead scoring midway in the first quarter recovering a Hayti fumble on the Indians' 20. Five plays carried to the shadow of the goal pests and on the sixth fullback David Gaither plunged over for the counter.- Van Ausdall ran the extra point. But Hayti bounced right back to score their lone tally. Quarterback Joe Grisham took the kickoff following Caruthersville's touchdown on the Hayti 14 and streaked 85 yards down the sidelines to pay dirt. The extra point attempt failed and Caruthersviile led 7-6. Score In Second The Tigers got their second touchdown in the second quarter when quarterback Craven raced 54 yards to score. The extra point try failed and at halftime the Tigers led 13-6. In the fourth quarter. Caruthersville scored on a long sustained drive from deep in the Tigers' territory. The Bengals moved for five straight first downs to the Hayti one frcm where Morgan plunged over. Ralph Clayton kicked the extra point. The victory was the first of the season for the Tigers. Last week they battled Portageville to a score- AMERICAN LEAGUE W I. I'ct. New York . Cleveland . Boston . Chicago , .. Detroit . Philadelphia Washington St. Lcuis . 77 66 . 65 57 47 .630 .617 .597 .524 .469 .442 .333 ',4 5 1514 2314 27',4 34 >i .324 44',4 NATIONAL LEAGUE W I. Pet. Brooklvn . r:ew York St. L:uis . Boston . .. Philadelphia Cincinnati . Pittsburgh . Chicago . . 92 53 G.R Boston yesterday, 5 to 1, (vhlle the Indians were fumbling a game to the Tigers in Detroit, 1 to 6. The same four clubs hook up In the sanw locality this afternoon and Sunday, when the final week of the hectic season begins. For the Yankees, the "magic man, field judge. Game First dOTOS Yds. Gnd. Rushing PE>.sses Attempted Completions Yds. Gnrl. Passing niuff Interceptions by . Fumbles Statistics B'ville 14 them with the Red Sox. It the Yankees can win six. Cleveland could cop all five of its remaining contests, but still would wind up in second place. The Red Sc,x are five games back, hanging on the mathematical ertge of elimination. Meanwhile in the National League, the Brooklyn Dodgers were clubbed by the Philadelphia Phillies at Ebbets Field, 9 to 6, as Robin Roberts hung up his 21st victory of the year. The defeat left the P .Bluff front-running Dodgers four games II I ahead of the idle New York Giants 2M ! Brooklyn lias nine more games to II ; play, the Giants seven. The Bums 5 I can clinch the flag with five victories, even if the Giants win all Fumbles Rec. 3 for 47 yds ^ 5 for 25 yds Individual Records Blytheville Carries Net Gain 203 7 1 15 0 1 3 2 lor 14 yds 5 for 5n yds less deadlock. Starting lineups: Caruthersville Pos. Lacy Boyd Patterson . Clayton . ,. Prlvett . ... Woods . ... Spain . Craven . Van Ausdall Summers . . Morgan . ., L.E. . L.T. - L.G. • V. . R.-G. . R.T. R.E. Q.B. H.B. H.B. . F.B. Hayt ... . Phelan ..'. . Chism . . Sullivan McClanaha . ... . Cobb ... . Norton Lan< . . J. Chism .. B. Nelson Fumbles Plentiful in Rain; Visitors Come from Behind OSCEOLA, Sept. 22—Piggott's Mohawks came frora lehmd m the third quarter to tie the Osceola Seminoles 13-13 n a mud-splattered duel of fumbles here last night. The Mohawks tallied once in thei . iecond and once in the third period .0 catch Osceola after the Seminoles had taken a two-touchdown ead with counters in the first and second periods. The game was played in a slow taut steady drizzle that kept both teams pretty well grounded and made hall handling a slipper proposition. Tommy Spiers got the Seminoles off to a quick start when he picked up a PiSKott fumble at the Osceola 45 early In the first quarter and returned it for the Semmoles' first touchdown. Spiers' kick for extra point was wide. The Mohawks tried to battle back. With Thomas, Hawkins and Hinkle leading the way they moved to the Osceola 38 but cuuld get no further as the Seminoles' line dug in and stopped the drive. Osceola tried three running plays and punted into the end zone. Spiers Rus 70 Yards 'Piggctt started to move again but was checked at the 30 and punted to Spiers at the Osceola 30. Spiers picked his way toward the sidelines, picked up his blocking and raced 70 yards to touchdown land. This time Spiers' extra point kick was good and Osceola led 13-0. The recovery of an Osceola fumble on the Seminoles' 44 set up Piggott's first touchdown. Hawkins and Hinkle moved to the Osceala 30 from wliere Winkle crashed over t?ckle for the score and Thpma carried for the , extra point. A fumble recovery also set up their second score. End John Cox fumbled the kickcff opening the third quarter at the Osceola 22 and Piggott recovered. Hinkle moved to 'the Osceola 9 but a 15 yard penalty moved the ball back to the 24 from where Thomas passed to Davidson Cor the touchdown. Thomas fumbled-on the extra point try. The fourth quarter continued a battle of fumbles with neither team offering a serious scoring threat. Starting lineups: Wilso »»«t/u&,< me tine u» OUHH ann i ----- !••••_• -...., «i,if.iu wen ajl Wright. The first period ended with i" 1Bht anA Holland set up the count- trie ball on the Blylhcvlllc 2-1 mi" »'h"n he rambled n yards 10 the i possession of Poplar Blufl. ; 0 " c on an end around "play Oen- Wright hit for six and Wells ' lr - v S ot < hc touchdown ovrr tarklr bulled his way to the Chicks' arr kickcii the Chirks' C '<tra Stout Wright - Wells Siibsutultons: BlythrvMie-joncs. Crlnrr, Lays, Mosley. Gilbow, Hill. Umsford. Skelton and Snyrter. pop- mr Bluff—Forbes. Rainwater, J. Simpson. Leuckel. Brake and El- Hotl. Srormg touchdowns: Blvthe- O'Brien Mel H-iy Jer.try . Mnsley . Holland Totals 4 27 43 92 32 5 After Sunday's finale. New York : returns home to play one game >vith Philadelphia Tuesday, and i v. inds up with doubleheaders ;a» Boston Friday aud Salur- oay. an1 a single game with the Kcrt box on Sunday, the (Inal day. from . 63 87 .408 33 OsceoTa Cole Greene j -,. | Clevelanri goes to Chicago rom ^"^j Detroit for a single game with the 54l! Wllite Sox T'^sday. then returns ,n,-|home to play single eames with 2 30 ! Detroit Saturday and Sunday. _ "_ | Rookie Jackie Colluin— Just up (from Rochester— tossed a brilliant ! two-hilts'- for the Cardinals against umieu tus wav 10 me unices srvpn | lu tvitivcn before fate and the aleitness of theil 10 "}*- of «h«- .,„,—..n, „;,, a,.n uemrv Poplar F\ar.k Chicks line stopped the drive.! The Mules took lho kick follow- Bluff-Wriclu. Extra Points- Blv-' StoiYt Wright tried one tackle but cot only | '"i 'hat touchdown and m.iirbrri j 'hcvillc-Grnlrv. Poplar ' ah, it (We lit two yards. Then he tried the nihrrial varris. on four y,],,, ,,. ., ',_ u, ^,....',-. ' " ' " r " s ville-Mel Buy and Gentry, p'oplar \ F\ar.k 38 203 Poplar Blufl Mlie Chiraco"c.ib5"at"st!"iiuli"[or Carries Net Gain Avg („ 6 _ n sh ,, tout two yards. Then he tried the olhrri 51 yards on tour plays io r tiicir but fumbled as he leached the cn.iljione tally. Quarterback Frank elect- line and guard Bill Mayo of the'"! to take the route ivith Chicks recovered in the end zone '• Wricrht lossiiic. He hit end Oi!r> for a touchback. The ball was ; Dickens with in IS-va-dr- to -he brought out to the Blythcville 20 i Chicks' 37. Thru the M-,'v hue and the Chicks began their first.! .-Pread to the loft of center -mrf touchdown drive. | while the Chirk drfonse watched Drive Boss Down Jii; confusion. Wnchf tossed iri vi i On the first play of the scries j t center Cameron p.ver wh Gentry raced ground end behind ex- 'was made eligible by the roroid . No other games either league were scheduled Rookie Coilum Hurls 2-Hitter as Cards Top Cubs Little Jackie Coilum made » U , B splash in the majors last night ny pitching a two-hit, 6-0 shutout for the Cardinals against Chicago at Sportsman's Park. It was the 24-year-old recruit's first fling at big league competition. Both hits off him were singles. Coilum. 160-pound lefthander, just reported to the Cardinals from their Rochester International League team- He gave up five bases on balls ,...„. EMrington . Chafln Johason . . J. Phillips . Dillard . ... Cox Spiers . ..'. Hill D. Dunn . . Wells . ... Pos. . L.E. . L.T. . L.O. . C. R..O. R.T. R.E. Q.E. ii.B. H.B. , F.B. v£STEKn,u"s RESULTS' 4 Xational TraEue , 1 Philadelphia 9. Brook'yn fi St. Louts 6. Chicaso 0 , Only schedule:!. American League Ne\v York a. Boston 1 Detroit "(, Cleveland 8 Only games scheduled TODAY'S GAMES* National^ae Philadelphia at Brooklyn night Bcston at New York Pittsburgh at Cincinnati Chicago at St. Louis night - American League New York at Boston Cleveland at Detroit Washington at Philadelphia St. Louis at Chicago Pijgott O'Neal! .. Fridanberg Howell ........ . Bare Irby Harris .. . Dp.vidson Nettles .. . Hawkins Hinkle ... . Thomas . but permitted reach second. only two Cubs Sti.ut. Officials: Leon Stephens Wricht His baffling array had Chicago hitting in the dirt to much that the Red Birds had 19 assists on the infield. Coilum has played wilh the Cardinal minor league teams at St. Joseph, Mo., Omaha and Rochester. Hollywood Continued trom Page 4 ment. 1 * "Oh, lhal! Look, the man who wrote il was sorry afterwards- I'm not temperamental. The only time I ever walked off a set was when Arfolph Zukor promised me ter anrt to me. Canny, Moody Are Paired on Legion's Card ; Rejulalion tag wrestling returnj to the Memorial Auditorium ring Monday night ivith four top heavyweights booked to battle it out Dill Canny and Jack Moody, a. ,«Ir of hefty toughies. are slated to meet Res Mobley and Irish Nfur- Jihy in the best two of three fallt main event. Canny, Moody and Mobley hav» appeared here recently—in fact, all three figured in last week's main event—but this will be Murphy'i first appearance here in several months. This bout is expected to be highlighted by the renewal of the feud between Canny and .Mobley which started last month. They were opponents In three straight tvinncr- take-all grudge matches this month. . stayed away for three days. Kut thai was the only time. I'm not temperamental." Head Courier News Classified Ads. (cfcvec; Zack Curlin. umpire; A. C- Witltama. J foreman; Sterling In- Total I SHEET METAL WORKS ALL KINDS Custom, work for gins, alfalfa mills, oil mills. Cuslom Shearing up to V t inch thickness. Frank Simmons Tin Shop 117 South IJroadway [» hon /2 6M Stepped Up! Gasoline & Tractor Fuel Extra Mile* ^ Extra Power Get The Best 'I Sell That Stuff" G.O. POETZ OIL CO. Phone 2089 BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING Monday, Sept. 24 8 p.m. TAG MATCH Rex Mobley & Murphy Adulfi 50c—Children 15e Billy Canny & Jack Moody For Reserved Seats. Call 3389 Alio 2 1-Fall 90 Minute Matches Murphy vs. Canny Mobley vs. Moody *•»*• SOUTHWfSIfSK Bfft HltPHOW (0

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