The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 2, 1940 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, December 2, 1940
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'13TGHT BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK,) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, DECEMBER 2, Mosley, Coppedge On 1st All-States; Other Chicks Named After several years of impatient waiting, the Blytheville high school Chicks have not only been officially declared the Arkansas State Champions by the "Big 15" conference of football teams but have had eight of their first- string men placed on mythical "all state" teams and Norman "Monk" Mosley has been named captain—the greatest state honor which can come to a high school player. 'Mosley, captain of the 1940 Chick- *— asaw squad, and John Oliver "Bo" Coppecige were both placed on first teams selected by The Arkansas •Gazette and Arkansas Democrat. Little Rock newspapers, after a poll of coaches had been taken as. is, the/custom each year. A Nomination For All-America Centaur MayHeld "Sonny" Lloyd back, would have also been placed on the Today's Sport Parade By HENEY McLEMOOK same first teams but injuries made . him slip to the "second team", by LlNCOLN,_Nebr., Dec 2 • UP J- less than an inch.-both papers an- What sort 01 a team will Nebraska nounced. Everett Croslow. left guard, named on. the "second team" the Democrat but was , placed 1 field against Sumford in the Rose Bowl at Pasadena on New Year's of Day? on! T put this, question to' Major the "third team" by The Ga/ette. I awrencc- McOney (Bif!> Jones ul "Honorable mention " went to; his home here iast nhrht, und be- ween slaps on the back, telephone mils and impromptu serenades by James Cobb. puard, Eimer btone, j center, Elliott Saliba, back, on The Gazette while the Democrat added Leroy Ross, end. to those already mentioned. Eight;.schools are represented on The Gazette's "first team" while nine received the honor on the Democrat's list. • Blviheville's "Monk" Mosley was highly praised and Coppedge was close' behind. The Gazette's story said in part:" As good if not better than his elder brothers. Herky and Russ, who preceded him, Monk was the outstanding back in the state and won the conference scoring "'championshiu with 102 points A sensational runner in the open field. Mosley is ,a good pisser anc kicker and knows football, having studied the game ever since he wa* larse enough JLQ hold one." The Democrat said in part "Al .though there was not a unanimous choice in the entire list because of the numerous standouts, esuecinlly in the backfield. both of the Bly- 't.lievjjle selections. Hnlfback Mns- ley and Tackle Coppedge were picks of nearly every coach for their resoective places." . Tn discussing Lloyd, whom persons in this section think is as pood as anybody in the state, The Gazette said: ''Injuries prevented El Dorado's Kenny Reese from bei"p named in the first four and Blytheville's kicking and plunging '^"vw' I-lovd missed it by an inch, because of thd same reason. Lloyd •TrailedMosley in point-making with 66." The Democrat continued "Selection of the first-strine: backfield was a very difficult, task for coaches because, of the laree quantity of classy backs throughout the state. Three backfields with near equal strength were finally named with the first team members ' receiving onlv a slight elge in the coaches' balloting. jWhming so many state honors is of special credit to the local team it is pointed out. because at the first of the year it was unanimously conceded that the team material ^ did not rank with that of the prcvi- [ ous; two years since the "Big 15" conference was organized.' Not only did Blytheville win the state championship, place eight men on the all state teams and receive the honor of having the captain but the team also won first and second place in Uie scoring championship race with Mosley's 102 and Lloyd's 66 for first and second honors being trailed by Marshall of Little Rock, with 49. Blytheville defeated nine conference teams and lost one—to Jonesboro—to make a percentage of .900 while Little Rock, with six wins and three losses in a nine-conference game schedule was second •with .666. Forrest City, ineligible for championship honors because of having played only five conference games, was second in conference standings at the end of the season with three .victories and one loss to score .700. Blytheville also played one non- conference game having defeated Memphis Tech in tlje first game of College gridirons have long been populated with Wildcats, Tigers. Hears, Panthers and so on througn the whole gamut of the animal kingdom, but this is the first football centaur. Resemblance to the Sid Greek mythological figure, shown in inset, came when Sid Sacloil. North Carolina fullback, tackled Dinky Darnell from behind as the Duke end took a short pass from Wes MacAl'ee. Coach Of The Year 1 indents and citi/ens on his lawn, he coach of the Cornhuskers gave ne an answer. Nebraska will field a Nebraska team, to start with. The Rose Bowl "rquad thai nulls out of here on the 21st will number 40 players and each and every one of them will be a Nebraska boy. drawn frcm the corn and wheat fields. It will be n team whose players |>av. to !>o to school. There are no such things as scholarships, vocrritintc or subsidization lit Nebraska. Everv man on the , squad is remonsible for his tuition, rcom, board and books. The play- <>r.s at Nebraska get no more attrition, are granted no more favors, than the members of the de- hMlne team, the band, or the gteci club. It will be a squad that knows the meaning of work. Times haven't been too good in Nebraska '.the s'ate hasn't had a real crop in ton years.) More than half the reavers arc working- their way through school, and not by phoney iobs that so many athletes in so many schools have. Royal (Kingkong) Kahler, star _ fackle. works for a dry cleaning j establishment. He is there at 6301 in the morning to sweep out the Mace. Fullback Vike Francis is em- ilcyect by a mechanical phonograph ^ firm. He .spends his time tramp-1 .|rcm' ; juke box to juke box, changing records. Back Allen Zikmund is a handy man and janitor at a dress .shop, and end Fred Preston is night monitor and brass shiner at the First National Bank. Warren Alf- Eon, guard and All-American candidate, toils for a wholesale drug company, and Herman Rohrig, star nasser. works for a soft drink plant. Quarterback and blocking back Hov Petsch works for the classified department' of the Nebraska PtP.te Journal, and Fullback Hank Form is a shipping clerk. The boys average thirty-five fftnts an hour and get in enou'eh hours to clear some seven or eight debars n week. d a R Bowl clavk Shaughnessy is overwhelming choice as coach Nebraska is a tough ball club. - ^ ^ ^. Jonesboro Evening Sun Names Four Chickasaws JONESBORO, Ark.. Dec. 2 (UP) —The Jonesboro Evening Sun has named four members of the championship Blytheville Chickasaws on All-Conference football Boston College, Tennessee Provide New Orleans With Best Card SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 2 (UP) — Stanford University's football team, which couldn't win a Pacific Coast conference game last season, will play the University of Nebraska in the Rose Bowl at Pasadena Jan. ]. Nebraska was invited last night by Al Masters, Stanford graduate manager. M:ij. Lawrence T. (Biff) Jones athletic director for the Corn- huskers, "grateful and delighted,' conferred" with Dr, H. D. Bergman of Iowa State, head of the big .si:-. faculty committee, who contacted the other members. Within u short time, they agreed to waive the conference rule against post-season games. Stanford became the Rose Bowl host by defeating California 13 to 1 on Saturday, iis ninth win of the season and tenth in a row. Stanford's one victory in 1939 was over Dartmouth in the final game. Stanford's choice left only two berths in the five New Year's Day bowl games to be rilled. Boston College, the nation's highest scoring- outfit, and Tennessee, Southeastern champion, collide at the New Orleans Sugar Bowl. This will be the only one involving per- r,'ith imperfect re-cords, remained. Tt was /reported that there had been pressure from Los Angeles tgainst another southern team again, so Nebraska was invited. The choice was made by Full.- jack Norman Standlee, representing the team; Prof. William B. Owens, faculty representative, and Masters. Nebraska , defeated onlv once— by Minnesota—will be the first representative of the big' six conference in the Rose Bowl. The Cornhuskers, after their initial setback, by Minnesota, defeated perfect season Saturday v;im n.'7-f win over Holy Cross, giving tli Eagles the highest-scoring total c*l 320 points against 52 for their or|J ponents. *-< Fordham accepted the Daifcj Cotton Bowl invite after Saturday 26-0 triumph over New York giving the Rams seven victorit against their one ( upset, by -S Mary's. The host team will not t. selected until which can tie U Texas Aggies for the Southwo conference title. Mississippi State accepted for tt Miami Orange Bowl after downin tough Alabama, 13-0, Saturday. Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, Okla-1 was un t> e aten, though Lied by Ai homa, Iowa, Pittsburgh. Iowa State its 1940 team. The Sun named feet-record teams. Arizona State and Western Rethe following I serve of Cleveland will battle in Chicks: Mosley and Lloyd, backs. and Croslow and Coppedge, linemen. Others named included Cannon, end, Daughei-ty and Peterson, backs, Jonesboro; Graf ton, center, and Donaldson, tackle, Litle Rock; Elackwood, Russellville. end. and Ledbetter, Fordyce, line. Veteran Keeps Leaflets Dropped in World War OMAHA, Neb. (UP)—H. A. Lamphear. Omaha World War veteran, has two leaflets dropped from German planes while he served overseas 23 years ago with the A.E.P. One is headed: "The German People Offer Peace: The other: "How'to Stop the War." Read Courier, News want ;ads. For so quickly putting Stanford back on football map and into Tt averages around UM pounds in Uie line, and 190 in the backfield. The boys are ru<rged. That almost foes without saying because you do not survive in the Nebraska climate, where there is a temperature spread of MO degrees during th? twelve months, unless you arc rjesed. The average middle-aged business man and housewife in Nebraska is hardy enough to play on most football *.pam.s. Nebraska is a team without any great stars. It has no perfonnei with the class of a Harmon, n Kimbrough, a Reaean. or a Suf- fridee. but it has good, solid, day- in-and-day out performers. Coach Jones has two learns are just about equal in talent, and a third that is only a little less capable. In fact, they are not referred to us teams here, but as around a passing game. Nebraska depends chiefly on a savage ground attack. The Cornhuskers rely on power through the middle and the tackles for most of their gains,* but the parsing threat is there. In RoUrig. " Hopp and Bradley the team has three better than average" chunkers. The team's success came as no great surprise to Jones. . "We started building the present club around 26 sophomores in 1938." he told me, "and we felt .that by this time we would have the about the Stanford team and that he would try to get a line on its attack by watching th» Chicago Bears against the Washington Redskins in the National Professional League play-off. The Bears use the same "T" formation with which Stanford swept to the Pacific Coast title. ' . units. With a squad that is three deep in every position, the Corn- the season The "first team" selections follow: The 1940 Gazette All-State High School Conference-Team Jimmy Morgan. Little Rock. L.E. Bo Coppedge, Blytheville, L.T. Tommy' Newton. Hot Sps. L.G. Eldred Rogers. Fordyce, C. « Walter Woody. Forrest City. R.G. Fred Williamson. Camden. R.T. Buck Forsythe, Pine BlufT, R.E. Bud Daugherty, Jonesboro. Back. Monk : Mosley (c). Biy.. Back. Stuffy Dugan, Hot Springs. Back. Wayne Marshall. L. Rock. Back. Arkansas Democrat All-Conference High School Team Kurt Bender, N. Little Rock ? End; John Coppedge, Ely. Tackle. Tommy Newton, Hot Spgs. Guard. Eldred Rogers, Fordyce. Center. "Walter. Woody. F. City. Guard. Fred Williamson. Camden. Tackle. Jimmy Morgan. L. Rock. End. J. C, Daugherty, Jonesboro. Back. Wayne Marshall. U Rock. Back. "Norman Mosley, Blytheville. Back. Kenny Reece r El Dorado. Back, i huskrrs are sustained attack finish. Like most of the clubs to maintain from start to this section, where the weather is too undependable t« build an attack thing we had not counted on. The team gets'gold footballs and white sweaters for a Big Six championship, and that has been the aim of the boys until Dana Bible did us the tremendous favor of knocking off the Aggie?. Then. I'll have to" admit., we started thinking a little about Now Year's Day out west." Jones said he did not know much Only Bruised In 200-Foot Full SCARBOROUGH, Ont. iUP)—' Although he fell 200 feet over a cliff, Jack Thomas suffered merely a bruised knee and a bump on his head. Thomas was attending a corn roast and wandered too near the cliff's edge. When friends found him at the bo'tom he was unconscious but uninjureci. BUY NOWI PAY LATER! BUDGET PLAN TIKES as low as the Sun Bowl at'El Paso, Tex. Mississippi State, unbeaten but tied, has accepted an invitation to the Miami Orange Bowl. They probably will meet the Texas Aggies. Georgetown or perfect-record Lafayette. Fordham University of New York City plays at Dallas. Tex. The j Rams' opponents will be the Texas Aggies. Southern Methodist or Rice. After the Pacific Coast conference faculty representatives went through the formality of making the Indians the conference's bowl team. Stanford's three-man committee sat down to pick an opponent. Boston College, Tennessee, and Mississippi State had made their arrangements. Pennsylvania had declined a "feeler"; Cornell. Michigan and Minnesota couldn't accept because of conference rules which couldn't be waived. Texas A. & M. and Nebraska .both and Kansas State, rolling up 170 points to their opponents' b'4. Stanford, with a new coach at the helm—Clark D. Shaughnessy. who came from the University of Chicago when it de-emphasized football—had an inspired season. With comparative ease, it turned back University of San Francisco, University of Oregon, Santa Clara, Washington State, Southern California, University of California at Los Angeles, Washington, Oregon State and California. The team "wowed" the customers who had picked them to finish far down in the conference standing. The Indians totaled 175 points daring the season against 72 for their opponents. Stanford's achievement was a triumph for Shaughnessy. who took the team that won only one game last season and made it the Pacific Coast champion. It, was announced that Stanford would give its alumni first chance to buy Rose Bowl tickets at $4.40 each. An allotment will be set aside for Nebraska and its supporters, and 15,000 general admission tickets will be placed on sale at Pasadena. In the last Pasadena classic, Southern California turned back Tennessee, 14-0. This time Tennesse is going to the New Orleans Sugar Bowl, to meet Boston College, which was beaten 6-3 by Clemson in the Cot- burn. Arizona State ('Temple Teacher.4 is the host team again, in the ij Paso Sun Bowl, where it played tj a .scoreless tie with Catholic last Jan. 1. State is border con ference champion by virtue of seve wins, one defeat and two ties.Wesl ern Reserve of Cleveland, its ponent, won seven of eight game Missing Setter Turns Up Far Away and Hungari DANVILLE. Pa. (UP) — Ca' ; Fryling's 'J-year-old English sette; missing for two ( months. turned iv in time for hunting season at/of all places—a delicatessen stoi 175 miles away from home at Bm tol. Pa. Mrs. Clara Jones. Edgely. R. D owner of the ship, wrote Walte S. Lovett, Chamber of Cornrnerc secretary here, that the dog aj:| peared "just'around meal time." ton Bowl game. Tennessee took the Southeastern conference title Saturday by blanking Vanderbilt, 20-0. It was the Volunteers' 32nd con- 1 secutive regularly - scheduled victory. Boston College completed a Read Courier News want ads. BUY YOUR HOLIDAY LIQUORS & WINES BY THE CASE AND SAVE MONEY Complete Stock BLYTHEVILLE LIQUOR SHOP 107 S. 2nd Phone 167' Jimmy Lott Eddie M alone vs. vs. American Legion Arena Joe Diilmai Hontmen Monday 8 p. nv.<. PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. 5th & Walnut Phone 810 Read Courier News want ads. . COMPLETE LINE OF OFFICE SUPPLIES 'Call.16 DELTA OFFICE SUPPLY STORE ""7RJU"'i«Hr Ash Sts. , FOR SALE WALKOUT—14FO acres good sandy loam soil located in the northwest part of Pemiscot county. Missouri. 40 head mule*. G tractors, 2 road graders, and all other tools used in farming this place £oes with it. About 26 houses, 4 barns, gravel road. HKA line available. 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