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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, October 19, 1949
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TAGE-..TEN BLYTHEVILLB, (ARK.) COURIER.' NEWS WEDNESDAY, 1 OCTOBER 19, 1949 Terriers Winless In Four Games This Season; to be Lighf Memphis' Catholic High Terriers will be after tlieii' first win of the 1949 season when they tangle with the Chicks at Haley Field Friday night and they will also be out to revenge the 36-25 licking handed them by Coach Russell Mosley's Tribe last year. : So far this season Coach Latham Graham's Terriers • !mv« played four games, all against Memphis teams, and have lost all of them. In those four games tbey scored but two touchdowns while the opposition has piled tip a total of 108 points. The Terriers' opened the season with an 18-0 setback to the Warriors of Memphis Tech High. The following week they were defeated [32-1 by Messlck, lost 33-0 to Humes the following week and last week .they were defeated 25-7 by the Christian Brothers College High team. Coach Graham will field a light but fast team that will operate from both the T formation and the single wing. His roster is studded with letlermen as most of his last year's team is bSck In Ihe fold this year. , Francs! Xiques, the pint-sized fullback of last year's Terrier team .who passed-the Chick reserves dizzy. In the final half of the 19« outing, was lost to the Terriers due to graduation but Ills place has been taken by another speedster and passer, William Maley, a 165-poimd- er who saw reserve duty in last ; year's fllssel. : ;. Edwards Is Hick ; Charles Edwards, who operated i at left halfback 'for the Terriers ' lasVyear is back again this year. 'i.Dan'-Burch. and Gene Valley, last ; year reserves, to, gh f e Coach Gra- 1 ham's aggregation an all-Ielterman backfield. : • , ' • In the forward wall Ihe Ter, rlers have only one returning siart- ! er',from the 1948 squad. He is Ami Aescbilniaii, who operated at left guard for the' ; 1948 Terriers and is •! back'at'the same position this fall. However, ; the : line Is bolstered by ' three more., reserve letter winners from the 1918 squad. They are Robert Hill, an end: Joe Linder, it tackle and Donald Stewart, at center. All are starters this year. The Chicks ! witnessed another hard workout 'yesterday and have still" another scheduled for this afternoon as they ready themselves for the Terrier invasion Yesterday Coach Mosley had his Tribe working on their pass plays which could be an indication of an serial offense against the Catholic team.'The Chicks also worked on power, plays at guard and tackel which' have been their mainstays all season'. Gentry Not to P!»y .\jTlie Chicks .scrimmaged again yesterday with both the starters and the reserves", seeing actfon. Coach Mosley ran his starters mnst- ly on ^defense with .the reserves handling the offensive, chores. Bennle Gentry, the Chicks diminutive: reserve halfback speedster who probably would have seen considerable service this week, has been listed as definitely out for the Catholic High game due to an ankle Injury. Gentry suffered a bad sprain during practice last week and did not dress out .for the Jonesboro till. He has missed every practice ; session this week. Tlie remainder of Coacli Mosely's souad appeared,: in good physical ' form with a/feV'members reporting slight injuries. Guard Jimmy Garner, who strained a leg muscle in practice Monday, was back In action yesterday . and probably will start Friday night. - City. Basketball League Plans For 1949 Airej First, steps for ie-acllvatihg' Hie Blytheville Y's City Basketball League were taken last 'night iatV-'a meeting In the Y rooms which'Was attended by representative of three' interested teams, J. p. Garrott.-Sec- retsry of tlie Blylhevllle Y said this norning. . .' -.•;,' Mr. Oiirrolt said that he was ills-' ap]»fiife<{ in the luck of interest shown in the re-activation of tlie league which was allowed to lapse after the completion of the 1(H1 season. - ., ; ; Tlie Y secretary said that -he exV peeled at least six teams to be represented last night. However, lie said that the idea would not be abandoned and that at least/tljree more entrants In'Ihe Joop would be -sought. Teams represented af last night's meeting were all members of the league in 1947. They were Wrikefield Service station, Hiibburd Hardware and Ark-Mo' Power-Company. . Mr. Oarrott, said that plans arc also.being made for the forming of a church school league for boys 15 years of age and younger. Members of the Ministerial Alliance's Youth Athletic Committee of which Mr. Garrott is chairman, met yesterdny a/l«raoon to Jay (lie ground .work for the forming of the Sunday school loop but no Immediate.'steps were taken. i ARMY MAN—John Trent is West Point's fcwlbjll captain and a lieutenant of the Cadet Corps. Tlie Memphis lad is the right end of the defensive platoon and the .Second Battalion adjutant. Michigan ' ilirin't at tempi to run arouuti his cud. Only 12 Teams In State Unbeaten Wilson's Bulldogs District Three's. Lone Perfect Record Eleven UTTI.K HOCK, Oc<. 1». l^-L'Hie number of undefeated, untied. Arkansas high school football teams has dwiticilrd to 12 with prospects of the ranks growing even thinner. The Arkansas Athletic Association reported yesterday several other high school teams have u'n- btemifhed records in 'conference play but liave suffered defeats in outside games Members of (he unbeaten ranks are: Utlle Hock and Pine Bluff hi the Big Six division; McCrory and Pocahoilias in the Class B division, District Two; Wilson in Class B, •District Thl'fp, Snbiaco in District Four's AA division: Waldron in Class A, District Four; Atkins In Class B, District Four; Conway In Dl^ilct Five's Class A Division- England Class B, District Five: Stuttgart. District Six, Class A; Hughes. District Six. Class B. ' : ConfeVenre leaders and the won,loss records are: Big Six- El Dorado (S-0). Utlle Rock (2-0) ami Pine Bluff '(1-0) . . District One — Class AA — Vai '2-0). Class A— Siloam Springs (30). •, 'District Two, Class A— Batesville (1-0). Class B— Bald Knob. '(3-0) McCroiy 12-0) Pocahonlas (2-0). .District Three, Class AA—Blylhe- ville .(1-0), Class A-Markcd "Tree (!•!)); PijiKoM (1-0). Class B~Osceola (4-0); Wilson (4-0) Earle (3-0). District Four, Class AA—Subiaco (1-0). Class A— Clarksville (2-01 Waldion (2-0). Class B— Atkins (20); Dardanclle (2-01. Hartford (201. District Five. Class A— Conway (2-0). Class B — England. 13-01- Sheridan i:i-0). District Six. Class A—Helena (20>,. Stuttgart (2-0). class B—Hugh- (4-oi. District Seven Class AA— Smack- o"er (2-0), Hope (1-0). Class A — OeQiicen r2-0). Gurdon (1-0). Class B — NorphleL (4-0). . District ' Kteht. Class A— Monticello (2-0). Class B-Lake Vtllane (3-0), ftlson (2-0) / Shawnee Juniors To Play Eagles of Dyess Tomorrow JOINER, Oct. 19—Shawnee's Junior Indians will go alter"revenge for' their only loss of the season tomorrow night when they tangle with the D.vess juniors at the high school field here. Kickoff time i.f a o'clock. The Shawnee junior team, wit- Hewing its first year of football,-has record of one win and'one lo,w.,theii- only setback being an 18-0 decision to the Dye. c s Juniors several weeks «go. Tlie Junior Indians opened the season with a victory over the O;- ceola jmiEors and then lost their second outing to Dyes-s. Since that time, however, Dya?s and Osceola battled to a 6-6 deadlock. Coacli w. C. Rook's Junior Indians are the first junior high school team in. Joiner school history. PRE^HIPTIONS Piesh Slack . GiiJraiiR'wt Best t'rice* Kirby Drug Stores tube McCray Signs New c iYe-Year Contract as William and Mary Coach WILLIAMSBURG, Vs., Oct. IB— .•T>j—R. N. (Rube) McCray has slgn- •d a new five-year contract as head ootball coach at William and Mary. rile contract was announced today. If at the end of his five-year enure McCray chooses: to retire as head football coach and athletlcjvan" patten director, he Is guaranteed a posi- j Saliba ion as a'Willifim and Mary fsfculty member. - ,.. In return, McCray has agreed lot to accept a position as conch at any other school for the dura- ion of the contract. What he will be paid was not .revealed- LOOK OUT. ARTHUR MURRAY—Here conies the Stengel Victory Polka It's Mr and Mrs Casey doing a fancy step at parly celebialinK the Yankees' World .Scries triumph. College Football Thrown Wide Open; Platoon System Blamed Hot Shot Bowlers, In Tuesffoy Night League, Grab Lead Tlie Hot Shots took over undisputed claims to first nlar** in • i ji «i-c in NEW YORK. Oct. 19. lift— College football is on a point - a - minute binge, : but leading coaches disagreed today on what is responsible for the astronomical scoring trend. "It's the platoon system." chorused one group of mentors, including fvy Williamson of Wisconsin, Mnt- ty Bell :of SJiI,U., f Jess Neely of Rice and J. V. Sikes of Kansas. '-The platoon system has nothing to do with it," argued others, such as Earl Blalk of Army, Henry Frnka of Tulane and Biggie Munn of Michigan State. Most of the agreed In an Associated Press siirvey that the sport has become definitely "offense minded," ! -\tliat coaches ' make no special effort, to roll up impressive tallies and that.' the liberal substitution .rule plays a' big part In keeping the ^Scoreboard busy. They traced ' the assembly line point-making also to "eager Iirav- who. tin-own into after building un a lead. "•"On the other hand." he added, "reserves filay hard to become regulars and they can't be told not to run, block or tackle. Against Tulane we used 54 boys, threw one pass after the first half and the regulars look over only once In the second hnlf." Leahy said roaches generally are .concentrating on offensive lilay and acknowledged he himself worked "overtime on the scoring department." Injuries Plague Shawnee Indians Crippled Grid Team To Take the Field Against' Marion By Charley Fells Courier Xews Correspondent JOINER, Oct. 19—A badly crippled Shawnee High School squad, held I two workouts yesterday as they prepared for a tough tilt this week with the reputedly strong Marlon Tartans at Marion. Coach W. C. Rook worked hfs Indian squad in two long session. 1 ;, yesterday and nsain last night, as he tried to whip liis reserves into shape to take over for a gang of injured regulars. CoMh Rook listed the names of five Indian regulars that are riding his ailing list. Of these, one, may be out of the lineup for the remainder of the season, two other.s are doubtful starters this week and two more may sec only limited service against Marion. Halfback on Injured List Johnny Harrison, the fndiaiif hard running halfback, may be lost to the Trine for the remainder of the season due to a badly Injured right knee. Harrison received the knee injury in the Wilson game two weeks ago and re-hurt it hi the Earle game last week. He has missed practice every day this' week-. .Sonny Higgins ,the Indians T quarterback, is also suffering from a leg Injury and definitely will not .see service, tliis week. He hurt his leg in the Earle game Ixst week and has missed every practice session this week. The doubtfuls are tackle Aubrey Robertson who Is suffering from a leg injury .fullback Tommy LaRue, who hurt his-left leg In the Sports Roundup Hiirb Fuller-ton. Jr. NEW YORK, Oct. 19. (AP)-Nick Cullop's "resignation" as manager of the Milwaukee Brewers apparently confirms the word received here the other day that Ihe Braves weren't happy about Nick's habit of hanging onto big league castoffs Instead of developing new prospects . . . Next move probably will be for Rip Collins to move from Hartford to Milwaukee and Ernie White fiom Bluefleld. W.Va., to Hartford. . . . Maybe the West Virginia spot will be given to Jeff Heath. . . . Alex Kellner, who won 20 games for the Athletics this season, originally was signed for J50 by- the Tucson, Ariz,, club, then a Cincinnati farm. ... The Reds' bigwigs through!, Alex was "too' fat and too thick across the chest" to become a good pitcher, so they let him go for penults after Keilner refused to play lor the same. Safely First / Michigan state claims to have the .smallest big-time football tackle In 178-pound Don Coleman, but the Spartans found out a year ago that he's plenty rough, ... It was when Jayvee , coach Makris asked Bob to scrimmage his lads. ... In about five plays, Coleman had stacked junior varsity players all over the field and was looking for more 1,000-Acre Gome Refuge Set Up in Arkansas County LITTLE HOCK, Oct. 19. (AP) L.- The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has, set aside some .1,000 acres in Arkansas County as a wildlife refuge. ..-.., Tlie acreage is part of approximately 35,000 acre.! in Arkansas and Jeiferson County which the commission plans to use as a public shooting ground. Because of unfavorable weather and rejection of construction bid* as too high, development of the larg» tract has not been started. Commission Secretary T. A. Me- Amis said additional refuge areas would be net- aside out of the public shooting acreage as the tract Is developed, -j^ The commission at a meelit^F Monday, also approved purchase of' 100 grouse to supplement 100 planted last year In the Ozirk and Ouachlta National Forests. • World's shortest subway operates in the 160-foot tunnel between the Capitol and the Senate office building in Washington, D. C. from tackle to Harrison's halfback with reserves B. Childers takin over at left tackle and Briee Richards at Haskelt's guard. Coach Rook ts expecting Robertson _to come through In time to start at his regular tackle post but , in the event that he is not able re- harle game and tackle.' William serve Marcus Sulcer is belli" Rl'oom- (Spnuy) Ilpusaman, who is suffering I cd as a passible starter. If" Robertson is able to start, Sulcer will move svlien M-<kris yelled: ''Get t'n'.t e out of here; he's ruining my team." rigskln Picklns Mmnesotrt vs. Michigan Don't shed a tear, man, For Bcrnie Bierman. Kentucky vs. Southern Methodist ' Kentucky Is more than luckv. Dartmouth vs. Harvard The players from Hanover Will likely be ran over. North Carolina vs. Louisiana State II you cover your eyes With a red bandanna. You won't see the lose ' In Louisiana, hand injury. Reserves Groomed in practices this week Co-.ich Rook has been grooming several reserves for stalling berths against Marion. He slated that he planned to shift Melvin Haskett, a regular guard to Higgins' quarterback slot will) Housaman, if he is able to play, get, the call to end in place of Joe Adams who will ,uart at the flunk post if Sulcer gets the call at tackle. LaRue is expected to be ready to go at fullback ill spite of his injury But in the event he is not either Paul Childers or Leon Speck will Shorts and Shells Jack Dempsey, branching out as a movie producer, unveils his first offering tomorrow. Automobile racing Is the background for the first of Jack's one-a-year sports films. , , . And the one-reeler featuring heavyweight Roland Lastarza will be previewed next Monday at the Inters national Boxing Club offices. '^f; Tlt»e^lQ,, X,! \ I n I' v i ->wuaLlllllL-a Wllu, UUUUU 1I11O' iueso-ay Nienl Bowling League last j a game.' tn open the gates of mercy | "ir.<L7 y downl "S Feinbergs three | close the gates' Instead with a him- ! Mraight games in league play at gry effort to make good:'- i Chitwood Lanes. r-1,4-.... «..„ „,_... Lanes. The two teams went Into the series fled for first place and the .triple loss shoved Feibcras Into third place as Meads' clothiers moved into second. • ' ' ' ..W. Fraxicr was high tor,the Hot Shots with 516 pins and Dr Torsten Llndqucsb led the losers with a 436 score. ' Cieorgc Saliba- bowled a high series .of three for the season with a 57U)iittotal but his Sailba Ca/e team;;Was only able to win one of threeYaines from the Vnn Patten live. Hunk Yoder led Patten with 525 pins, The Knifrhts of Columbus won three from the. cellar dwelling Coca Cola team with Rudy Vrska bowling 476 to lend K. of C- and Bhickwell high for Coco Cola with -1i>3. Meads moved tiilo second p]oce by taking two of three from (he Flyers-' John while led Meads with 508 and Barker paced the Flyers With 464. Team standings: Tt am ' ,T,\. Hot Shots ; 13 Meads 11 Feinbergs '.\ 10 K of C 9 Flyers ' Bucfcy Harris to Pilot Washington Senators WASHINGTON. Oct. 19. (API — resident Clark Griffith announced today Bncky Harris has been si.aned to manage the Washingloii Senators baseball team for tlie next tin pe years. f.. 2 4 5 6 6 9 13 12 Tct. .567 .133 -667 .600 600 .250 .133 .000 ' North American waterfowl reached H peak In numbers in 1944, an estimated 12S,000,000 birds. who was fired on Oct. 3, Under Kuhet, the hapless Senators finished In. 8th place in the American League. 47 g.ime.s behind the world champion Yankees. The terms of the contract were not .announced. However, were report* "that Harris will re- I ged More Plays "We're getting tpn or twelve more play's a game how,"' said Sikes whose Kansas teftm was mauled by Oklahoma Saturday 48126. "I thini- the two platoon system Is a contributing factor." Oklahoma's End Wilkinson attributed the scoring rise to .Intricate offensive maneuvers and added: "A defense cannot adequately cope .wlllv all formations." "Not IbtiK ago a team would use either the Straight single wing; double 'win'g or Notre Dame box," he snid. "Then a team prepared.a defense for' one.offense. Now a team win use ten or ,12 variations of^one formation. Nebraska, for example, lifts H off the T. A team enn't sel ready for that many." . Notre Dame's Flank I.eaJly, whose Irish walloped Tnlane 46-7, said he never believed In running up a big score-and always threw in the subs Harris will succeed Joe Knhel, i ceive aboul $25.000 a year. Little Rock Fishermen Winners in Derby at Spa HOT SPRINGS. Ark., Oct. IS. f'/l'i —Little Rock anglers walked nwny .utli "visitors dny" pri/es in three divisions of the.Hot Springs fishing derby yesterday. Prize catch of the day was a slx- pmmd. five-cnino.e black bass, hauled in by Cecil L. Chambers of Little Rock. 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