The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 13, 1949 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, October 13, 1949
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' TiTUKSPAT, OCTOBER ;1S, 19.49 BLVTHEVILLB (AHK.y COURIER NEWS Luxora and Keiser After Fbotbair Tilt Coach Bill Bell of Keiser High School and Coach Tye Adams of Luxora High School yesterday denied reports that' fans and players "were Jn * near riot" after KeLser's 6-0 .victory over Luxora at Keiser last Friday night and charged that newspaper accounts oCithe incident apparently misinterpreted and overplayed reports of the atlair. A "near riot" Involving both play-' ers arid fans was reported after the game which was highlighted by a fist fight between a Luxora player and a Keiser player in front of the Keiser bench immediately after the same. Initial report.? of the incident charged that fans became m- . volved In the affair after the two ^ boys had been separated. m -The two coaches denied news- paper accounts of rioting among the players and fans in signed slate•' merits to the Arkansas Athletic Association filed yesterday. "There wasn't any rioting-that I know of " Coach Bell said after fil- •- ing his report to the AAA. The fails did not right among themselves and only players were involved in the : incident." However. Conch Bell verified ve- .' ports that he was attacked by two Luxora players and a fan when he attempted to separate two fighting players near the Keiser dressing • room. ' ' In his statement to Johnle Burnett, executive secretary of the AAA. Coach Bell said that after the first fight on the field he told his players to go Immediately to the dressing room and he followed • them [here. "Was Struck Twice" "When 1' reached the corner of ' the. school building I saw a circle . of fans and players and found a ' .Luxora player and a Keiser player '- on the' ground -fighting inside the circle. I told them who I was and separated them. As I started to leave-the circle I was attacked bj two Luxora players and a fan. was struck twice before I could gel out of the circle. . "I started for the dressing room but just as I reached the door another . Luxora player- grabbed me by the arm and shirt. I broke his I hold as I- entered the door and his elbow went through the glass in the door, i went immediately _to the Luxora dre.ssing room and reportec the.incident to Coacli Adams." Coach Adams, in his report, saic that he.knew nothing of the second fight until he met Coach Bel In a hall outside the Luxora. dress- • • ... "His report of the incident reac as follows: "After the game I tblc my. players to go to the . dressing room. I stayed at the field a moment to talk to some Luxora fans While I was talking one of my play: ers informed rile that there wa: V trouble 6n"the'field. I looked' arounc • and saw that some fans were hold ; ingf two players who evidently hac been fighting. I sent my player 01 *: to with, anpthe .'•;. boy and waited at tlie' : gatc linti : all my players were ofT the field. Player's Face Cut ' "J went on to the dressing roon and soon after arriving there I hearc ; glass breaking. I stepped out intc ; the hall to see what it was.and met Coach Bell' coming down 'a flight of stairs. His clothes wer torn. He said to me 'Look what two of your players and a civilian did to me.' I went back 1 into the dress Ing room to make sure all of mj : . boys were there and .as I entered ( saw some of • my . plavcrs bringini in one boy whose face was bleeding That was.the first I knew or th second fight." . . • •, • ( - The two coaches. mailed thei written accounts of the incident tt the Arkansas Athletic Associntioi Tuesday and Harold Callihan o Blytheville, .Dell Settlemlre ant John Roth of Jonesboro, official of the game, were to file their versions of the trouble with the AAA , Mr. Burnett said Monday that the matter would be" investigated . as soon as written reports of the . coaches and officials are received Arkansas State Will be Eligible For AIC Cage title JONESBORO, Oct. 13-^/P)—Afk- usas State College will be eligible or the first time to win the Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference basketball championship, this year Athletic Director ike' To'mlinson oday announced a 24-game cage schedule for his Indians, including H AIC games with seven different, conference teams.' That's the minimum requirement for a team competing for the crown. In Hie past Arkansas State h been unable to schedule enough AIC games to compete for the title The Indians, however, have rep- ^sented Arkansas two out of tin ast three years at the Nation* Intercollegiate Tournament. They won the state tourney in Arkndel- Phia In 1947 and last spring bea Dzark two straight in-'a playoff State played ten AIC 'games las year, winning them all. Home and home games are scheduled this year with Ouachlta, Tech, Ozarks, - Arkansas College,, State Teachers, Hendrix and Henderson. The Indians are giving up their northern and Eastern tour this year and- take on none .of the major powers from cither sections for the first time since the war. Blytheyille Boy to Return From Shrine Hospital After Year's Treatment Jimmy Kelly, 'son' of Mr. 'and Mrs. James Kelly, is being returned from the Shrine Hospital for Crippled Children at St.' 1 Louis', where he has" been for"ovef : a ye'aK- ' E. H. Ford, representing the Blytheville Kiwanis Club as chairman of the committee for underprivileged children, took Mr. and Mrs. Kelly! to St. LouU today for' their SO1V •'- • ;•'• •": - ' ' - ' Neely Has Plan To Defeat SMU 'Score Often' is Ric« Coach's Strategy; Hogs in Good Shop* DALLAS, Oct. 13. (/P;—Coach Jess Necly of Rice says he has disclosed bis plans for beating Southern Methodist. •.-...: The Neely strategy Is the same tried by many another coach during the Mustangs' long winning spell score fast and'often., Coach Matty Bell's-Mustangs are adept at that sort of thing themselves, and they worked hard on offense yesterday. Neely' had his Owls doing the =ame thing. Afterward, he said he figured his team would need, ml, feast three touchdowns to beat the defending champions Saturday., Texas and Texas 'A. and M. dolefully reported some injuries, Baylor Arkansas and Texas Christian wound up their heavy work for the week In good shape. ; Neely, holding the final touch scrimmage for R'ce. s?'d he was Just about decided to use T-'' • Rote, his No. 1 quarterback, quite a bit or defense. Although Bell had the Mustangs concentrating on offense, he put Doak Walker, Kyle Rote, and ; BilI Sullivan to work on their punting and place kicking. Borneraan Maybe Out Texas coach Blair Cherry sak fullback Ray Borneman might miss Saturday's game with Arkansas, af- ier all. Borneman has been troubled by a knee he hurt in the Orange Bowl last year. If none of Arkansas Razorbacks eet bribed up the rest of the week heyll be in their best shape of the eason Saturday. Capt. Alvin Duke who has been used only on defense ecause of a hurt ankle, ran yes- erday at offensive right half foi he first time this season. The res the Hogs were.ready. Texas A. and M> Mickey Spen er. starting left tackle, Is a doubt «1 starter for Saturday's tiff with "017. He bruised a 1-t TrMday nd It kept him on the sitMine •esterday. '••;-. Of TCU's Frogs, only linebatker Aor* Flavor Foreseen 'or Fruit in Cans WASHINGTON—(/?'(—More /lav- r for canned fruit is foreseen by he U.S. Department of Agriculture. {(search on the apple crop lias jrought a new method to preserve lavor, says Dr. G. E. Hllbert. Gnscs rom the.first boiling of (lie fruit ••ere preserved, condensed and re- urned to the filial product. By .this, method. Hilbert.believes hat It will be possible to preserve he flavor even of fruits that do Hot end themselves to shipping. 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