The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 1, 1951 · Page 11
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PAGE TWELYS BLTTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, NOVlSMBfR 1, Paps End Season Against Osceola Tonight--9 County Teams Ready for Action Unscored-On Juniors Out To Revenge 1950 Defeat In Season's Final Outing Blyfcheville Junior High School's Papooses, undefeated, untied and unscored on in five oulings, will have revenge on then- mind tonight when they go against Osceola's junior Seminoles in their final game of the season at Haley Field. The paps, conquerors of Marked* TTM, Poplar Blulf, Paragould, New- ' port and Jackson, Tcnn., by shutout score*, will be out to avenge the junior S«minol«s' upset victory over th*m kut year which was one of th« two losses they suffered. Tbt game Is scheduled for p.m. Mid th« Paps will be lavored to hang up their sixth win o( the H wtt! be the tinal game ot an already highly successful season lor Co«ch Hdrold Stockton's crew, which li rated as one of the best junior high (cams In north Ark- jui.sju. A victory tonight will give tiir Pans a right, to claim the unofficial state Junior high champioii- 8*1 ip. The circumstances surrounding tonight's game are almost identical to those of last year when the two teams met at Osceola. The Paps went into that game undefeated, untied and unscored on but the SeminolHs, fired up to the breaking point, upset the high flying Pap.. And tht following week the Paps Jo«t to Joncsboro. Th« Paps witnessed hnrd work- ouU Monday and Tuesday afternoon* but rain yesterday forced th«m Inside. But they were schcd- tiM only for a light limbering up *-»!. And yesterday's rain may prove • big factor in the outcome of tonight'« conte«t. by keeping both tnunl grounded. However, the Paps •re sS-ongest on the ground. Probable starters for the Paps tonight are: Ed Rogers and Clar- •nce H»H at ends. Don Worrell and John Pong at tackles,-Max Peoples »nd Thomai Grilfln «L guards, DMmT Cobtj at center, Bobby Jones at quarterback, Danny Edgmon and AAmmy Lum at halfbacks and Kenneth Fisher at fullback. Oklahoma End Leads Receivers George Wooden Best Oh Offense; Alabama's Wilson Is Top Punter NEW YORK, Nov. 1. (A't— George Wooricn, Oklahoma A&M end, who failed to catch a pass the lust two seasons, leads the nation In pass receiving for 1951, statistics by the NCAA service bureau showed today. Wooden moved to the head of the class by snaring eight passes ngainst Detroit last. Saturday. This boosted his output to 28 caught and Increased his yardage gained to 365. Dewey McConnell. Wyoming and Fred Snyder, Loyola (Calif.) are tied for second with 37 each. The Aggie end got his hands on the ball only once In 1048 and was smeared for a 12 yard loss on a" end-around play. Last year he caught three passes but they were thrown by the opposition. Wooden has caught at lenst two passes In every game this season nnd twice has snared eight in a game. If Wooden should finish on top the Aggie would become the first team to boast a pass-receiving leader three times. Neil Armstrong performed the feat twice for the Ag- gies and Reid Moseley of Georgia led in 1943 and 1944. The statistics also reveal Bobby Wilson of Alabama as the major- college punting leader. Wilson has averaged 43.4 yards on 34 punts. Joe Bevcre of Drake is second with an average punts. of 43.0 yards on 33 Robinson Defends Dressen, S0ys He's a Good Manager BAIf ANTONIO. TM.. Noy. 1. <AP>—Jackie Robinson doesn't like ttwt blwt Blrdte Tebbett* tossed at Brooklyn Manager Chuck Drcssen In MM Brr PnHoa ens*. publkly charged Palica with being gutless and Tcbhelts, d*v«tend Indians catcher, yesterday criticted him for it. "Did Tebbett* ever play for Dres•en?" Robinson, Brooklyn second bMemiui in San Antonio on ft barn- tour, asked. "Of course, didn't, II he had played tor hkn, TebbetU never would have taNMd Ittn he did." Tebbette wtd in Boston yesterday (bat, "we all were glad when Dresden blew the National League pennant in fche playoff series with the KMT York GfanU. Dressen showed feefe o* sympathy and understanding (or nil players as well as poor •port sm an ship several times during th< paftt season." TebbetU said Leo Duorcher, on ttie oth*r hand, always gave ful credit to his New York Giant play- COMING THROUGH—All-America Candidate Dick Kiizmaier, Princeton's Mr. All-Everything. bull! his way through a pack of CorneiLtacklers to score on an L'ight-ynrd smash in the second quarter al Princeton. The undefeated and untied Tigers rolled over the Bis Ked, 53-15. At right is Reginald k Marchant. 35, o'l Cornell. (NBA) Roy Campanella Is National League's Most Valuable; Stan Musial Second By RALPH RODCN NEW YORK, Nov. 1. (AP)-Roy Cnmpnnella will always remember 1951. Throughout the year the lusky, hard-hlltlng caklier of the Brooklyn Dodgers wns hampered by injuries, but now Campanella In •cnped the fruits of his labors. He WEM muned yesterday as the National League's most valuable player 'or the past sen son by a 24-man committee of the Baseball Writers' Association ot America. Cotnpancllu Is only the third catcher since L931 to win the coveted award. The other receviers to gain the honor were Gabby HarLuett of the 1935 Chicago Cubs and Ernie Lombard! of the 1938 Cincinnati Reds Dave Anderson AlC's Top Back Arkansas A and M Quarterback Is Total Offens* Leader LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 1. (IfI— Just about any way you look at It. Dave : Anderson is the top hand in Ar-' Kansas Intercollegiate Conference football. / Official AIC statistics today show the Arkansas A. & M. quarterback leading the loop In individual total otfense and boasting the best pass-' Ing and rushing averages. , ; In four conference games. Anderson has gained 988 yards on 121 ground and air plays. In rushing yardage, he is second to Lonnie Quails of the College of the Ozarks by one yard. But Quails has carried the ball 10 times for his 312 yards, while Anderson has made his 341 on 50 runs. Anderson's average is 6.8 yards per carry, compared to Quails' 49. What makes Anderson's rushing mark so impressive Is the fact that he's a • "T" 1 formation quarterback. The man In that position doesn't have as much opportunity to gain on the ground as do the halfbacks and fullbacks. Carter Beit Passer The Boll Weevil star, coached by Jim Benton— former University of Arkansas and Los Angeles Ram pass catching end great—has completed 31 ot his 11 aerials in four conference games for 647 yards and a completion average of .437. Blytheville-Piggott Clash Is Headliner; Seminoles To Play Shawnee Indians ers during their pennant drive. "Bu Dressen "accused his rookie pitcher Erv Palica, of being 'gutless' alte: turned In a poor game whili worrying about his sick wife and hi nigh blood pressure disclosed by an army physical examination." But Robinson declared that Dres sen tried every other method to brln Palica back to his 1950 ability. "All our players knew Dreasen. was doing he could to help Palica, and-our players—who should know the inside dope—feel that Dressen was right. We like him. We think Dressen Is a good manager, and if you want to find out about a manager go to his players, but don't take the word of an outsider." The 29-ycar-bld Dodger star collected 243'points out of n possible j J30 to win In a breeze. Stan Musial \ ot the St. Louis Cardinals, winning j his fifth hatting' title with n .355 average, finished second with 101 points. Points were awarded on H for first place vote, nine for sec 1 - ond and so on down to one for tenth. Cninpa n el 1 a, reached in Houston where his all- si a r exhibition Roy Campanella team is stopping was surprised when informed' that h6 had "'ivon the award. '"I had forgotten nil about that award," lie said. "After we were hen ten In the playoff by the New York Giants, I Just didn't think about it any moic." I! First Place Votes "I surely am happy about It now I gave my best and I surely an grateful Lo the Bascbnll Writers Association for voting me in." Campanella's selection marked the sixth time since 1D31 that a player not on n pennant winner won the a wa id. Th e others were, Chuck Klein, Philadelphia, 1932; Ducky i Mcdwick, St. Louis, 1931; Lombard!, tinuinnatl, 1038: Bob Elliott, Bos-. ton, 1947 and Musial, St. Louis, 948. The star backfttop drew 11 first place votes while Mu.sial, only player named on every ballot, collected two. Trailing MusSal were Monte Irvin, New York, third, Sal Maglie. New York, fourth. Preacher Roe, Brooklyn, fifth, Jackie Robinson, Brooklyn, ; sixth, Richie Ashburn, Read Courier News Classified Ads Philadelphia, seventh, Bobby Thorn son, New York, eiqhth, MUrry Dick son, Pittsburgh ninth and Ralph Kiner, Pittsburgh, tenth. Some 58 players received votes o honorable mention but Jim Kon stanty, Philadelphia's relief pitche nnd the 1950 winner failed to draw The leader in yards gained pass- Ing is Ken Carter of Little Rock Junior College, who has connected on 37 of 92 throws for 775 yards In five games. "Dandy'Dave" ranks sixth among the conference's punters with an average of 35.4 yards per kick Quails' heads this department with a 41.4 average. King football begins the last three weeks of its reign in Mississippi Bounty this weekend with six games involving nine of the county's 11 teams on the menu. Two of the six games, both Junior*— high affairs, were to be played tonight with the other four scheduled for tomorrow night. Headlining the six-game card will be Blythevllle's tussle with tough Piggott here Friday night. Not only will this be the top game of the county but it will also be one of the top games of Northeast Arkansas. The two games on tap for tonight send Osceola's Juniors against Blytheville at Blythevllle and West Memphis' juniors against Kelser at Kelser. Wilson and Osceola are both expected to have fairly easy sailing against their opponent* of tomorrow night, Wilson's Bulldogs are scheduled to go against Blythevllle'fi B team and Coach Bill Yates' Bulldogs will be heavy favorites to win. The game will be played In Wilson. Homecoming for Indians Osceola's Semmoles go to Joiner tomorrow-night to battle the Shaw nee Indians and Coach Dukie Speck's aggregation is expected to get back on the winning path without too much trouble. It will be the Indians' Homecoming game. Burdette's undefeated but once tied Pirates, travel this week going to Lepa nto torn orrow nig ht for game with the Lepa nto High team Coach Charley Sims' Pirates are currently one of the hottest Clas B teams in District Three with a record of seven wins and one tie i eight outings. After tomorrow night's games onl three dates remain on the county' football schedule. One of the coun ty's teams, Luxora, has already end ed Its season and eight more wi do so on Nov. 16. How ever, Osceola and Sh aw ne will not close the books until No 23 when they play tradltiona •forr/son High dragons Play Tigers Friday Harrison High School's Dragons ill celebrate homecoming Friday fternoon when they play the Lin- oln High Tigers of Forrest City at iarrlson yield. The Dragons will be. seeking their 1th win of the season against hree losses. The game is slated for :30 p.m. ' The homecoming queen, whose tme will not be revealed until omorrow, will be crowned at halt- ime ceremonies. Probable starting lineups: CJuentious'(Don) Crews of South- Thanksgiving rivals. Flyweight Champ To Defend Title HONOLULU. Nov. 1. (;V(--Dado Marino, pint-sized '• Honolulu beer salesman, puts his world flyweight boxing title on the block for the first tonight against .dapper Terry Allen of England, the guy he won it from 15 months ngo. Marino is an 8-10 favorite to retain the 112-pound crown that he won here on a decision. It will be a 15-round outdoor uout. em State tops the scorers with * point? anq the punt returners with which holds first place in the con £57 yards on 18 ninbacks—an aver-1 ference standings with four wins age of 14-3. I as many outings, leads,in team o either a vote or honorable mention. Fittingly enough, Southern State,] fense with 1548 yards. larrlson Bell Jlackburn rvln . ... Sanders . Hark . .. Thomas . Williams , Jronner . 'ettigrew Stokes ., Long . '., PCS, L.B. L.T. L.G. C. R.G. R.T. B.E. Q B. H B. H B. P.B. Forrest City Weatherall . . Barnes . . 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