The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 29, 1949 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, September 29, 1949
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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 1949 BLYTHEVILLK (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS ^^^ ' _ —•—• - - -•- _ • -...—. , **„*.,•_( v^-a.iv.rk.j \j\s\j xviCJlv iNrjVVJJ Two Games in South Missco This Week; Chicks Optimistic Osceold lo Play *~ ~~ ~ *" •••••• - - : PAGE SEVEN In West Memphis Game to Be First Away from Home For the Seminoles Five of South Mississippi County's six class B schoolboy grid teams return to action tomorrow night but only two games are scheduled within the county. Osceola's undefeated Seminoles, after a very successful three-game home stand hit the road for the first lime this season leaving Wilson, Dyess, Kelser and Shawnee to keep up the home front. The Seminoles, riding the crest of three-game wining streak dur- J which they looked like the notlest Class B team in District Three, journey to west Memphis tomorrow night to meet the West Memphis Blue Devils in what probably will be the No. i Class B game of the district. The Sesntnoles, despite the shock they received last weekend due to : ,the untimely loss of their assistant coach Ewcll Thompson, will be favored to add the Blue Devils to their list of victims. West Memphis last year's District Thifc champs', was only able to beat Parkin 6-0 two weeks ago and the Seminoles romped over the Tigers with the greatest of ease in their season opener. Afternoon Giune at Dycss One of the two games to be f played in the county tomorrow will be an afternoon affair. Tomorrow 1 afternoon at Dycss the Dyess High School Eagles, boasting a 2-1 record will play host to Wilson's undefeated Bulldogs In the day contest. Last week the' Eagles slipped by Tfumann by a 7-6 score while the Bulldogs were pounding the Luxora Panthers'32-13 In their first game ol the season. Dyess also has 11 victory over Kciser and a loss to Osrcola. At Joiner tomorrow niplit Coach Bill Bell's Kciser Yellowjackels, who have dropped thier lirst three outings, will tangle with coach W. C. •i Hook's once defeated and once - ^victorious Shawnce Indians. Shawnce will be favored to take this tussle but not without a fight. The Yellowjackets have shown j steady Improvement' since their first game and will be out to break their losing streak. 'Hie Indians took a . 6-0 decision from Harrisburj; lit their season opener but dropped a 13-7 decision to West Memphis : last week. Polio Causes Cancellation of Yale Grid Tilt —Courier News photo CHICKS MIGHT!' MITE—Only 125 pounds but a package or dynamite is little Roger Linn, the Chicks' pint-sized halfback. Roger, a Chinese lad, is a senior with two letters out he is witnessing his lirst season " " ^'' """ *'"• "'" "^ right ***"*• "« BlMl ^ Ultle Ro1 * Tigers here tomorrow night. • • . : Oilers Meet YD!S Tonight in First Dixie Series Tilt NASHVILLE, Tcnn., Sept. 29—<<P) —It will be a battle of home run fiants here tonight when the underdog Tulsa oilers invade Sulphur Dell Park to tangle with the Nashville Vols in the opener of the 28th. Dixie Series. The three Vol heavyweights—Carl (Swish) Swastiki. Babe Barna and j picture in Rae Scarborough Stops Bosox 2-1 and Yankees Move Into Tie Tnckle Gilbert—collected a total of ISO homers during the season, and many of them were over that same rightfield fence. £. Tulsa has no reason to sake in •Rts boots, however—not with right- handers Buss Burns and Joe Adcock on hand. Bums topped the Texas loop in hitting with .340" and in home runs with 27 an ddrove in 133 runs. And he set a new Tulsa record with 310 total bases. Adcock only 21 and in his second year of professional ball, hit 19 homers during the season. Roth Tulsa and Nashville will have two top pitchers—both right lis.'idCTs— on the mound. Big Ben Wade, with an 18-8 record lor the season and a 3-0 mark in the Sou- Uy lIMp! 1 . - linden Associated Press Sports Writer "If you can't beat 'em, buy 'em." That's the advice Boslon fans arc offering the Red Sox management today following Rae Scarborough's 2-1 triumph for Washi-gton over the Sox last night. The loss dumped the Back Bay millionaires Into a first place American League tip. with the New York Yankees. The Sox management attempted to buy Scarborough from Washington last winter, but no soap. Owner Jack Griffith couldn't use. one of Tom Yawkey's silver'mines. Scarborough, a. tall 31-year-old North Carolinian, hurt the Red Sox American League pennant drive, last year and his victory last night may ruin their current hopas. The Senator righthander beat Boston three times in 1018, includ- , ing a 4-2 triumph a year ago last i night that the Sox blamed for their eventual tie 'with Cleveland and their eventual loss In the playoff. Boston entered last night's game- boasting an 11 game winning streak and aware that a defeat would knock them into n lie with the Yanks tor the Stcngelcrs had downed the Philadelphia Athletics, 7-5. in the afternoon. While tension mounted in the American League pennant race thp 'the National remained unchanged due to rain in Pittsburgh and Boston. The lengue-leaii- ing St. Louis Cardinals' game In Pittsburgh was rained out as was the runncrnp Brooklyn Dodgers' contest in Boston. The Cards are one game in front of Brooklyn. Scarborough Wins'No. 13 Scarborough's 13lh victory was not achieved until the last half ol the ninth inning. Scarborough hart allowed only lour hits and fanned seven but a fluke double by his opposing pitcher, young Chuck Stobbs, and Don) DiMriggio's line single resulted in a run in the sixth inning. But Stobbs. who had yielded only four blows, blew up in the ninth. Tiie Senators put runners on first - Mn; »JWU- lllll thern Association playoff, will hurl | and third with only one out. Al [or the Vols. He'll face Jim Avcra ; Koza.r then slashed a single to left ,3-11, during the season and 2-0 [ to score Gil Coan with the tiernc in .the Texas playoffs. . run. Stobbs was through BIytheville Motor Co. "South's Finest Service" Broadway & Chickascmba Phone 4422 Ellis Kinder, 23-game winner, came In lo relieve. Sam Denlc. who pla.ved brilliantly afield, greeted Kinder with a single lo right but Ed Robinson, who was on second, was forced to stop at third as Al Zarilla fielded the ball quickly. Lefty Mel Paincll was rushed In lo face pinch-hitter Buddy Lewis, a lefthanded hitter. The Senators put on the squeeze play but rarnell detected tile move and pitched so wide lo Lewis that he couldn't reach the ball and Robinson was an easy out at the" plate, Kozar moving to third. Parnell followed up the break with a wild pitch and Kozar romped home with the winning run on the errant heavp_ The Yanks siuccsslully worked the squeeze play in nipping the Athletics. The Nev Yorkers blew a 4-0 lead, the A's scoring five runs'in the seventh Inning to go out in front but the -Yanks eanii- right back with three in their half to win. Tap-ks Nip *«.i • Vtty: Alex- Kellucr wai.fcr'-' Billy .frj. nson with the bases loaded to •force home the Yanks' first run in thfir seventh inning rally. Phil Rlzzuto then squeezed Hank Bauer home with the tic-breaking run and Ke'lner followed with a balk to push across the clincher. Tommy Byrne blanked the A's on two. singles until the seventh when he suddenly lost his stuff and granted a walk, single and two run double. Fred Sanford took over but was no improvement. He retired the first hitter he faced but issued Uvo walks In between an infield hit to force home the third nm. Joe Page relieved and after an error by Bothy Brown admitted the fourth run, Pago walked Ferris Pain to force in the fifth. Sam Chapman ended the frame by hitting Into a double play. Allie Reynolds checked the A's on one hit the rest of the way -lid fanned the side in the ninth to save the victory for Page. In the only other games yesterday the Philadelphia Phillies .-Vint out the New Yorfc Giants. 2-0, and the Cleveland Indians turned back the Chlcag- White Sox, irncd 4-2. DRIVE-IN THEATER NEW HAVEN Conn., Sept. 29—(rt>) -Doctors kept the Yale football squad under'cloSe scrutiny today because one player' has developed aiilile paralysis. The Fordham game, scheduled for Saturday In the Yale Bowl, has been cancelled. Whether other games on tile varsity schedule, particularly that against Columbia in New York a week from Saturday.' would be called off remained uncertain. The university announced the cancellation of the Fordham game late yesterday. It was the first time since, the Bowl was opened in 1914 thai a game had been called off. Athletic association officials estimated 18,000 tickets already had "eon sold for the contest. Also cancelled were Saturday's YaLle fresh man-Cheshire Academy Bamc, and all intramural football games for the next ten days. No restrictions were placed on General student activities, and the university's announcement said: "No other precautionary measures' arc contemplated at this time," The stricken player, ntchard D. Licehty, a 22-year-old back from take Geneva, \vls., is one of three Yale seniors to be afflicted by Polio in recent days. The others are William C. Butler ol Winnetka, 111., and Salvatore Mlano of New Britain, Conn. The university described all three cases as "mild." ^rone Is paralyzed, but the university said one of Licchty's legs was becoming weak, anil Butler h r. s • complained o i "slight stiffness." We'll be Tough' Mosley Asserts Marvin Hall Re-Hurts Injured Shoulder but Is Expected to Start "Sure, thye'II be tough. But so will we." And with that comment Coach Himell Mosiey yesterday summed up the general opinion of tile Blylhevllle chicks as Ihey made final preparations for the invasion of their despised rivals, the Little Rock'Tigers, tomorrow night. Mosley and his Chicks appeared optimistic on the eve ol their big battle and despite the fact that they have been listed as 14 to 20 point underdogs and, right here In their own back yard. Coach Mosley was unperturbed yesterday when told of the reports I floating In from Little Rock about tlie spirit of the Tigers and the like. "They're out to get this one," Mosley was Informed. "Naturnlly " he replied, "but so what. We're out to get it too." "1 know Little Rock is going to be tough. They always are. But they're worried. You can tell that by the telephone calls we have been getting from Little Rock. They're questioning" everything and everybody. It'll be a tough ball game." The chicks yesterday climaxed their pre-eamc drills with a rough srimmago session and will taper off tonight with Reel Cross field director coverage is provided for national guard trainees each summer. but the Injury is not expected to Keep Hhn out of tomorrow night's game. The injury was to the same shoulder thai was hurt in lost year's ^tiitc championship game with Smackover which he ic-luirt two days before Hie Panigotild game this year, lie was fitted with a special brace for the Parngould game and probably will wear it against Liltle Hock. Three other starters were riding the sick list, yesterday but nil are expected lo be ready for action tomorrow night. Leroy Crlncr Is still nursing a swollen ankle which was Injured in practice Inst week, Captain J. A. Uoyd was on the sidelines during most of. • yesterday's work due to ..some dental work and tackle jerry Berry spent most of the. time running, strengthening his In'Jurcd knee. NIW Box Opens Week Days 7:|H| p.m. . MiUincc Saturday & Sundays Mat.-Suti. I n.m Conl. Sliowlnt Manila, Ark. Shows liVKKI' Mi;III - dress r.ebersnl under the lights of Haley Field And then they will settle back to await the arrival of the Big Six champs tomorrow. Berry, Lloyd Ailing The name of another player was added to the Chick's list of injured during yesterday's scrimmage. Mar vln Hall, the Tribe's starting ri^h end. re-hurt his. Injured shouldci After oil well casings have been perforated with the well-known "gun", 'they nevertheless sometimes clog up. To clear this up, a blade-armed cylinder has been invented, which can be lowered Into the well lo scrape out the casing.. 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