The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 23, 1940 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, November 23, 1940
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 1940)'. Blytheville Trims Benton On l Muddy Field, 25- *J, - • -- ,„_ *F J Victory Clinches 1940 Conference Title For Chicks re BY J. P. FRIEND Blytheville waded through mud, water and the Benton Panthers "to a 25-0 -triumph and its first Arkansas High School, Conference championship last night. The Chicks became a title certainty when the Little Rock Tigers crushed Camden. Forrest City, unbeaten in conference play, opposes the Chicks here next Wednesday night but the Mustangs, even if victorious, would be unable to claim the title because they, scheduled an insufficient number of games under conference rules, to receive title consideration. Again the hero of a Chick victory * was Monk Mosley who spattered j , fc w t me uimr fnvniifriT *Vin timd rm« tnvon his way through the mud for three of Blytheville's four touchdowns, one of them after taking a 25-yard pass from his co-star Sonny Lloyd and running 45 yards to cross the Benton goal line. J. T. Victory also scored for Blytheville on a 17-yard run in the second quarter. Lloyd contributed a well-booted place kick for the only extra point of the game. . It was a night for the marines, rperhaps ducks, as the two teams ggled as much against the mud water as against each, other, ^steady rain left the field in bad .ying condition and made numer- v s fumbles inevitable, one of them |\ Blytheville's one-yard line prob- " fly i costing Benton a touchdown, disagreeable weather made the ine a financial-disaster as the rriallest crowd of the season turned out in boots and slickers to cheer the Chicks on their way. j Staunchest rooters of all were the fathers of the Chicks to whom the game was dedicated. Just before the contest each player marched on the field, accompanied by his dad who wore fl number on his back corresponding to that on the son's jersey, and they were introduced to the spectators via loudspeaker. In some 'cases "big brothers" served nistead of real fathers. Tlie score indicated a somewhat one-sided game, but as a matter of fact the Panthers from Benton fought a hard fight. There was simply too much Mosley and too much. mud. The Chicks found Ben- .ton's forward wall too strong at times and twice Blytheville had to surrender the ball on downs inside the Benton 20-yard line. Another thing that made the game more interesting than the score indicates was Benton's determined try for a touchdown, a 64-yard drive in the fourth quarter that ended on Blytheville's one-yard line as result of a fumble. It was a nice effort by Benton spoiled by a bad-break. •In the first quarter the Chicks seemed oound for a quick score when they started a drive from their own 36, featured by runs by Lloyd and Wally 'Smith .but the march bogged down on the Benton 18-yard line. A short punt by Westbrook gave the Chicks the ball on Benton's 37, however, and Smith ran it back to the 2G on an end around. This time the -Chicks were not to be stopped. Mosley stepped off six yards on one play then filtered through the line on a 20-yard scoring dash fo rthe first Chick touchdown. On the third play of the second quarter J. T. Victory, reserve back. also found, an opening in the Benton forward wall and slipped through for 17 yards and a touchdown. He was smothered by tacklers trying to pass for the extra point. Blytheville got another scoring .chance in the third after Victory intercepted Nelson's- pass on the Benton 36. On third down Mosley lobbed a short .flat-zone pass to Lloyd and he ran 15 yards for a first down o nthe Benton 21. Here the Benton defense perked up and the Chicks could not make their yardage, giving it up on the 15- yard line. A few minutes later Lloyd again put the Chicks well into Benton territory with a 14-yard run to the Benton 34. Plays by Smith and Mosley gave the Chicks a first down on the 25, then Sonny reeled off 19 yards to put it" on the six. He added another yard before Mosley finally took the ball and flanked the end for the touchdown. Monk's . kick was too low for the extra point. The Benton drive that failed just short of Blytheville's goal started on their own 35-yard line late in the third and as the quarter ended Patterson and Gatlin had made - successive runs to give the visitors first down on the Chick 39. Gatlin added another four yards on a buck then gunned a pass to Nelson for 15 yards tq back the Chicks up to their 20 yard line. Gatlin ran the end for nine and then Nelson, on a quarterback sneak was dragged down on the Blytheville one. A .score seemed certain, but as the slippery ball was snapped again to Nelson he fumbled and a Chick recovered. Mosley's punt went to the Chick 31, but the Benton bid was not over.- Passes and running plays going again until Lloyd family shook loose for a first down on his 27. Then MosU:y picked up three yards on an end run bei'ore he slipped out behind ondary on the next play and took a neat pass that Lloyd arched into his arms and with the entire fielc at his heels it was merely a question of Mosley keeping on his feet as he raced through the mud 45 yards for the final score. Lloyd'* place kick was good for the extra point. A 30-yard return of the kickoIT by Nelson put Benton in possession on BlythevSHe's 49. A run by Patterson and a 15-yard penalty against Blytheville gave the visitors first down on the Blytheville 28. With the game practically over Gatlin fired another pass to Patterson for a first down on the Blytheville 16 but there was time for only one (more pass and that was incomplete. The lineups: Blytheville (25) Pos. -^rV'fr'iifiiiMMtf' (j^fcfev i^^fgj^^g^g^^uj^^. **i>;^^t«l Blytheville Cliicks-1910 Arkansas Conference Champions Smith Coppedge Croslow Stone Cobb Wright Harris Besharsc Mosley Saliba Lloyd Substitutions: Benton (0) Smithers Moore Holiman Richards Willis L.E. L.T. L.G. C R.G. R.T. J. Westbrook R.E. Shoppach Q.B. R. Nelson L.H. Patterson R.H. Gatlin F.B. W. Westbrook Blytheville —Vic- Blytheville's victory over Benton and Camden's loss to Little Rock last night gave The full length figures, upper left, Sonny Lloyd, fullback and alternate captain, the 1940 Arkansas High School Conference championship to the Chickasaws last extreme right, Captain Norman "Monk" Mosley, left halfback. Top row: left to right, night—regardless-of the outcome of the Blytheville-Forrest City game next Wednesday Croslow, Wright, Cobb, Coppedge, Harris, Saliba. Middle row: left to right, Victory, night. It is tiie first championship for the Chicks since the conference was formed. Ross, Rounsaville, Stone, Little, Deal, J. Smith. Bottom row: left to right, Parker, The players, pictured above, with several others who are not sho\vn, are members Trusty, Stovall, W. Smith, Allen. Besharse, Boyett and Stafford, of the 'Chlckasaw-squad. Mustangs Win• 20-12, Will Come Here With Impressive Record FORREST CITY, Nov. 23.—For-1 rest City's Mustangs, only wide-- feated team in the state conference,! defeated Helena last night on a' rain soaked field, 20 to 13. The Mustangs held a decided weight; advantage over the visitors. ( Forrest City scored in the first! quarter when Cecil Forrester ran'; 55 yards through lei't guard, stu-t bail's place kick was good for the] extra point. Andy Forrester scored^ 1 second in the second period from, the three yard line, ROing over cen- 1 ter. Stubart again place kicked the' extra point. Centenio scored Helena's first' touchdown in the second Quarter. KOirf-? 10 yards around right cud.-' McGee made the extra point- through tackle. McElduff scored' Helena's second touchdown, taking a 23 vard pass from McGee in the fourth period. McGee failed on' the extra point through the line. 1 , Andy Forrester scored the Mns-'; tangs' third touchdown late in the last nuartei 1 . nluneing through left suard'from the two yard line. Stu- bart's place kick wns wide. Forrest Oitv's final cram^ will be' with Blytheville next Wednesday at Blytheville. tory. Deal, Trusty, Rounsaville, Stafford. Allen, Little;*. Peterson, Thompson, Sims. Cain, Stovall. Benton—Rowland, Cox. Scoring: Touchdowns—Mosley 3, Victory. Evtra point—Lloyd, placement. Officials: Red Cavette (Georgia Tech.), referee; Bob King (Missouri), umpire; Duke Speck (Arkansas State College), head linesman; Ctiburn (Poss Thornton (Ark- Triumph Sets Shawnee- Crawfordsville Game Up As Title Affan- J. P. FRIEND JOINER. Nov. 23.—Coach James an« State Col.ege).- Md judge, j Ac 7 Puckott to 0k *^ tli r wrapT oil Game Statistics Bly. Benton First downs 15 Gained by Rushing 219 Lost by rushing ... Passes attempted .. Passes completed .. Passes intercepted by- Gained by passes .. No. punts 5 Yards of punts 151 Average each punt 30.2 Gained return punts.. 12 No. kickoffs 5 Yards of kickof fs 225 Average each kickoff.. 45 Gained kick returns 15 Penalties 20 6 98 22 •8 4 0 43 5 13G 27.2 11 1 40 40 71 25 Individual Rushinjr Record Blytheville tries gain loss av. Smith 3 Victory G Lloyd 10 Saliba 3 Mosley ..' 10 Deal 3 Trusty 2 Harris ,\'. 2' 36 50 Gl 13 47 13 12.0 8.3 5.8 his rampaging "Shawnee Indians and they proceeded to tommyliawk Marion into complete submission, 62-18, here yesterday afternoon to the delight of a large, enthusiastic audience. In racking up their ninth consecutive victory the Indians ran their scoring total to 376 points for the year, 250 in the last four games, and set up next week's meeting with Crawfordsville as a championship affair in the Northeast Arkansas Six-Man League. Crawfordsville protected its perfect record by beating Keiser, 18-7. It was no fit p.m. for football. Rain beean falling just prior to the opening whistle and continued throughout. As early as the first he field was a quagmire that improved none with increased showers and trompings of cleated 43 (shoes. Totals 39 229 12 4.0 4.0 4.0 5.G Murky Weather Prevails However, the murky weather and soft turf appeared to have little, if any effect on the tribe. For they sloshed and passed to nine touchdowns, adding the extra Hosey, great end, snagged a score producing pass, as well as two after touchdowns. Frank Felts, a potential star who is only a reserve this year, accounted for tho other touchdown. Billls Frew, Shawnee right end, failed to crash the final stripe with the ball but he %nd Lewis Jones shone brilliantly on defense. For the visitors Marconi and Brefreck. two powerful and hard driving backs, were continuous threats, while Fogerman. lanky right end, showed glue finger characteristics on passes. ! Action was fast and furious most j all the way. After Eddmers and Marconi had taken turns with the leather, Loonev slipped inside end, pot the benefit of a great block by Frew, and outran Marconi across the goal line. But the play was called back and Shawnee penalized 15 yards for clipping. Looney then proceeded to toss a pass to Hosey. good for CO yards and six ponts. Brownlee bucked for the extra point. Shawnee 14. Marion 6. - Receiving the next kickoff Marion was unable to gain and punted to -Eddings who wns driven out of bounds on Marion's 34. On the first play Lconey negotiated that distance but the try for the extra point by pass failed. 20-6. After an exchange of punts in the second quarter Eddings tucked the oval under his arm and outran everyone, including his block- crs. for another touchdown and converted through the line. The gain was for GO yards. 27-15. Perhaps the game's prettiest play produced the next Shawnee score. Looney broke into the open on a Jonesboro Ekes Out Win Over Marked Tree JONESBORO, Nov. 23.—Jonesboro eked out a 7-to-O victory over the Marked Tree High School Indians with a swift 44-yard march at the opening of the third period here last night. Arkansas Football COLLEGE Henderson 19. Northeast Oklahoma Teachers 3. HIGH SCHOOL ! Little Rock 30. Camden 12. North Little Rock 13, Hope 0. Jonesboro 7 T Marked Tree 0. Comvay 13. England 0. Magnolia 26, Ashdown 0. Horatio 14, Nashville 12. Russellville 13. Huntsville 0. Newport 27. Newark 6. Clarendon 12, Lonoke 0. McGehee 39. Warren 13. Cotton Plant 7, Brinkley G. Fordyce 13, El Dorado 0. Smackover 26. Gurdon 12. Crossett 20. Dermott 14. Hot Springs 0 T Malvern 0 (tie.) Paragould 34, Pocahontas 0. Forrest Citv 20, Helena 13. Tag Style Wrestling On Card Another tag wrestling exhibition is offered mat fans Monday night when big Joe Dillman. the Greek cranpler. combines his talents with those of "Wild Red" Roberts to combat another team composed a- Karl von Zupoi and Irish Eddie Talone. Tas matches have been I need in the local arena several sjn rhe past five or six months Promoter Mike Meroney and the game, a Pine Bluff announcer began his broadcast—from atop a house overlooking the football stadium. Stadium guards put up a screen to obstruct the announcer's view, but they couldn't get it high enough, and Pine Bluff residents heard a play-by-play account of the game. ArmorM Trounces Tyronza, Score 13-0 Armorel defeated Tyronza, 13-0. in a six-man football game played I Friday afternoon at Armorel. The Armorel team, which for sovernl weeks was second in the.; Northeast Arkansas S i x -Ma n|| Leaeue of 12 teams, won over af highly touted opposition. LOOK! Smithers 1 H 0 atterson 2 8 0 :ox G 19 0 Gatlin 8 22 2 \~elson 3 11 4 Vestbrook .' 4 5 1 Richards 8 19 15 Totals 32 93 22 tries gain loss av. Points on all save one in an ex- 14 o I ' convincing fashion. Three I t.d.'s came in the first with two "2 1 each following in the other pe- 2.5 2.3 1.0 0.5 2.4 Ticket Sale For Six-Man Game on Nov. 29 Beoine o Tickets for the Crawfordsville- Altheimer six-man football sf Tigers Win About As They Please At Camden, Score 30-12 as far as the Chick 12-yard line before Blytheville held them for ' downs. Things again looked bad for Blytheville;- as .Mosley fumbled on his five-yard line trying to hand Lloyd the^baft on the "Statue of Liebrty". play. Luckily, , he recovered and punted to Nelson on the Chick 29, but even then Benton stormed back to the Blytheville 21 before giving It up. CAMDEN, Nov. 23.—Paying , in n downpour of rain and on a sloppy field, the heavier Little. Rock High School Tigers took advantage of every break and C<mden misplay to give the locals a 30-to-12 setback for their worst defeat of the season here last night. The Panthers came to life in the fourth quarter and scored 12 points the only time they tried to run with the ball. From the opening kick-off, which they received, the Panthers kicked on first down and never tried to run with the ball. The Tigers, discovering a weak spot in the Camden line due to absence of two regulars, started marching and had a touchdown soon after the game started with Vestal plunging over. "Little Rock took a commanding lead of 18 to 0 in the first half. riods. Marion was never in the ball game after George Eddings. Shawnee halfback, raced 48 yards to pay dirt, or rather mud. on the first play after forcing the visitors to punt. The closest they came to tying the score was on the next kickofT when Marconi sprinted 50 yards for a score. The \ extra point try fizzled and Shawnee led. 7-6. The Indians were cut in front. 20-6 at the first quarter; 34-12 at halftime. and 43-13 going into the final round. Eddings Sets Pace While Eddings paced the point making machine with three touchdowns and four extra points, it was Maurice Brownlce, hard charging fullback, who really stole the offensive show. Brownlee was almost unstoppable as he churned his piston-like legs on driving plays. He scored two touchdowns and a pair of one-pointers. Bert Looney. another member of the pile driving Shawnee backfield. came in for his share of the glory with two touchdowns, while N. R. 32-yard jaunt. Just as he was tackled he heaved the ball perfectly to Eddings who continued 24 yards more. Brownlce converted. Brefcck "got loose on a 34-yard run for a score just before the half ended, the home team lead-! ing 34-12. After the rest period Brownlee made a one-man drive for a touchdown, covering 66 yards on three plays, with Eddings obligingly adding the extra point. A few minutes later he got his hands on the ball again and it was the same old story—six move points. Marconi and Brefreck teamed for the other Marion score, while Felts and Eddings completed the scoring in the final quarter. Felts' trip^was for 38 yards the hard way. A sparkling 30-yard run by Hosey set up the last touchdown. Miss Anna Louise Perry was crowned Homecoming Queen between halves. to be staged here Friday. Nov. 29 under the sponsorship of the Blytheville Kiwanis Club for the benefit of the Community Chest are now on sale at drug stores in this city it wns announced today b> Roy Nelson, head of a committee in charge of arrangements for the It will be the first sir-man game played in Blytheville. Mississipp county has probably the larges number of six-man teams of an county in the country. North Little Rock Wins Over Hope, 13-0 NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 3.—North Little Rock scored its ourth victory of the season last light by defeating the Hope B'b'b'- ats, 13 to 0. at Wildcat Stadium. never Faile dto prove cnter- a in ine to those who follow the nat sport. Tn aclfiitinn to the tag wrestle r hich will b° a t™o-out-of-tbree- ?)1 pvmfc. thpre will be individual of OPP fall each between a^d Dillman and Roberts ind von Zunpi. Shoe manufacturing was intro- luced into -America in 1629 by Thomas Bearp. who brought hides over on the Mayflower. PTNF, BLUFF. Ark.. Nov. 23 (UP) Local football fans take their inme seriously and a l^r^e crowd of ^importers of the high school went to Little Rock last week-end to witness the annual game between the two schools. But the fans who could not, make the to see the eame had to Hepenud on a radio account from a local station—an-1 they got it well desnito the foct that the radio •station encountered extreme difficulties. Lost year stay-at-home fans were disappointed when they learned that Little Rock officials did not allow radio accounts of the game to be broadcast. Thev were skenti- cnl about hearing the same this year, but their local radio station did not let them down. , When the gun sounded starting The lineups: Shawnee Pos Marion Hosey L.E. Coleman Jones C Homines Frew R.E. Fogerman Eddings H.B. Brefreck Looncy H.B. Herman Brownlce F.B. Marconi Substitutions: Driver. Brewer. Marion: Mitten. Shawnee. Felts. McDaniel, Ree TAG WRESTLING Joe Dillman and Red Roberts versus Karl von Zuppi and Eddie Malone American Legion Arena Monday 8 p. m. MR. FARMER We have a demonstrator MASSFY-HARRIS TRIPPER COMBINE AT A BARGAIN PRICE Either Power-Shaft Driven or with new motor assembly at bargain prices WE HAVE NEW MOTOR ASSEMBLIES FOR 1939 MODEL TRIPPER COMBINES AT MONEY-SAVING PRICES $220 F. 0. B. Wilson, Ark. WE TIAVE'UP-TO-DATE REPAIR STOCK FOR TRIPPER COMBINES WE APPRECIATE YOUR BUSINESS LEE WILSON & CO. 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