The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 26, 1937 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, November 26, 1937
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HT.VTHEVII.f,E, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Thoroughbreds Wage Fine Defensive Battle Against Favoreci CKickasaws Bl.vllieville high school's chick- f.saws closed Ihetr fourtli unde- fealed and untied season In Ar- (•niu-Bs high school gridiron circle,'-, l)y defeating the Forrest City Thoroughbred. 1 ;, 1.8 lo 0, last jilgiu .'it Forrest City. 11 was Uie fifth Arkansas Ath- ,letic conference • victory , for tile Olilckasaws this jcnr but Pine filufi,. losing to. an Oklahoma City . team yesterday, was awarded the conference title on the basis of fight conference victories and no defeats. The CJiicks dropped their only game in four seasons to Columbus, Mks., last fall at Memphis in a game billed for the Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee championship; Rated to beat the Thorough- • n much bigger score on ;he .basis of the prevailing but always highly uncertain criterion of ):ast performances the Chickasaws \vere forced t<j earn every touchdown they made the liard way, They reeled off yard after yard, first down after first down only fof the touchdown spark to sputter out just when It appeared that they were going to break out in the expected high scoring rash. 0 That It never developed. Into & one-sided victory on the score sheet.'was due largely to' a line and aggressive defensive game played by the Thoroughbreds, credited by Forrest City observers with Ilieir standout performance of (tie year, and the misfortune of the 1 Chicks, to receive penalties at the most' Inopportune times, particularly for illegal use of the hands Game At Forrest City, — _. s u& • FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 1937 Blyheville High School's Unbeaten Chickasaws Members of the undefeated and untied 1937 Blythcvillc football tcnm are' --".rL^^ Mosiey, James Roberts, Bill Godwin, Charle., Hardln. To, row- Ma. o,m F1 a k e Wl 1^ Ford n,\ ,' well. Hal Alley. Garland Moody, Hay.nond Bickerstalf, Lrbert ciriwT ' ""* ' J °" nS<m took but a moment for' Brown, running with knees high, to rani his wny for the 10 remaining yards nnd a touchdown. He failed to kick goal. Tile Clilcks were hammering awny at the Forrest City goal line when the first half ;n(Jed. Forrest* City's touchdosv r n pass scant yard on a rumilne play, wns 'undoubtedly the mast sensational play of the uume. Presumably there had been little hope that [tie Mustangs, who rarely engineered their offense past .mld- lleld would score. The singe for the scoring cliance mis really set when Knowlton kicked out of ...-. .j .«. ,i,,. BU i i, au wl me jiuii«3 bounds neatly on Blylheville'.s 5 on offense. At least one touch-1 yard line. Brown, after gaining n doira pass, Sfosley to Roberts, was ' directly nullified by a penalty and other mistakes bogged down -Chick marches deep i n ' Forrest City territory. -. . : N» Doubt About Outcome .There was never any apparent dpiibt :about the outcome of the I'Ame' with the Chickasaws scoring • In'Ihe. first, and second periods lo ' lea'd.'.12 'to 0, at the half." Even Forrest City's comeback ' in the Ihiid 'quarlfr and the sensational long' touchdown pass from Knowl- tpa to Fry, that left the Mustangs but'six points' behind, did not seem to...ralse any' hopes of a Forrest City, triumph. Rolling up 13 first , downs, in. the ••first half to two for the. Mustangs: the Chick's were easily .-(lie ..superior team. Then after Forrest City scored its touch-- ( ', tr . wn /" tl -'P " Chickasaws slammed I — «>VHII.III B a oesperaie ncave (heir .way;to their third score.and |Back shot the passer's rh'ht arm continued. to play iir Forrest City and far. far eloirafleld went the lerntnrv ^ "' 1 " 11< barely inside the playing Frye snared it on the dead run on the fl yard line and easily kicked it out to the Blythcvllle 45 yard line and Knowlton hurtled the ball back to the Blythcvllle 30 yard line. Then the Mustang ace, who hud been hurling passes with more or less indifferent success, received the tall from ~ center and faded far -back, at least to the 50-yard stripe. The bull was near -tha,,$<le lines! nn-j Fry, never deviating ti-om his course, sped swiftly -goalward. right clown tlic sideline, lie breezed by Meredith, defensive halfback, and continued at full pace, well confident of Knovvlloii's ability to heave the pigskin. A Touchdown I'.iss It was a dramatic moment, The Chick forwards lagged as Knowlton kept fading and seemed to awaiting a desperate ricave. c, . territory. (The Chickasaws capitalized on ah early break to open up with tjieir first touchdown drive. Knowlton, .spark plug of the Mnstan« backtjeld ' with . his long distance tooling and ever dfingcroiis pass , fihooyng. fumbled while back to mint arid Roberts, who probably cinched an all-stale berth with lost night's, performance promptly covered the ball on the FOITMI City 30 yard line. Brown picked up n yard and Besharse added three and then ball; field. Brown failed on his kick for point The remainder of the game was played wholly in Forrest City territory but the Clilcks couldn't-put across another (ouchdoivn. Russell Mosley sustained an Injury to Ills left leg In the third period, while tackling Montgomery that bothered him considerably. It wns the best run of the game from scTlnminge, Hie Forrest. City back making 3:1 yards tor one'of the very rare Mustang excursions' lnt|0 Chick territory. He nil but got away, however, with Mosley coming from behind, jumped on his back aft riding him to the ground. In the fourth quarter Danny War- rlngtcn re-injured his leg hurt In the Greenwood game. , The line-ups follow. , Blythcvllle • Po-. Forrest City •• L S Odom • ,LT — Thornton Roberts Wise Moody Hunch Burton Justice >Wunin(!ton . Meredith Mosley Besharse Brown O... EG Rr RE QB H3 HB FB O. Ellis Beaxley . Danehower Montgomery Pope Cope Hope .. Knowlton Frye Substitutions — Blythevllle: Godwin, G. Moody, Crnig, Harbert, Thompson, Hughes. Stafford; Forrest City: P. Ellis. Jett, Stoiigh- Vaughn. Harris. Oftlclals—Davis King, Tubbs. WliiUon. Time of nnnrters—15 minutes. Southward Bound Caruthersville Loses To Kennett, 6 To 0 _ ,,...„ j., iv , ,iuu L'UMIY I ' ' slipped the remaining distance un- ' CAROTHERSVILLE, Mo., Nov. molested. The pass was good for 25 ~Carnthcrsvllle was defeated 30 yank from the line of scrim- c " n tllis afternoon in the annual mage and must have been every m-rang^ment" rL^T'T'gaTe "^iiT^ "^ °"' "* " rgC " t I mie' r iS e n be p- 1? «; U i! ^l ^ n ^ h "^ll^i Baulh wine HOCK 01 Pine Bluff would i that his future was baseball and not count as a conference contest,] now the young Texan Das enrolled imlei conference rules the sea- | for a thorough Irainin. under di- opens the last Friday in Sep- rection of Frankie Frisch and mein- tcmber and games played before I bers of St.'LOUIS Gas-Hnuse »an» Baueh will have to fight a "jinx! It is the popular opinion of most observers that the two sports are that date have no official bearin 3 on the conference race. Just what local school officials will be able to do toward securing | widely" separated. The opinion is games with Pine Bluff and Little soundly based on the fact that an Kock. during the regular confer- athlete extraordinarily talented in ence season they will not be able both games is extremely rare. bit of 40 ov 45 yards. The Mus- langs failed lo roncerl. but their supovtcrs gave them roaring acclaim nevertheless grid classic between Kennett and Cnrulhersvlllo. the game being played at Kennett before a crowd thousand. the • closing estimated at two Kerinetl scored But it was Knowlion-s last -Ian mi "" t(?i ' or lhc foill '"i quarter lak- gerous gesture as n passer. TlicVc- " 8 tlie bal ' dcei> '" " leiv after the Chick forwards settled lo their task of rushing the Mu s - whfnevcr he faded Roberts, on the f a m i iTa r "emi taiiKiT'toscr around play, picked up 10 yards [back and a first down on the Forrest -ri, n m i i • • - . rlle Chickasaws got biiFv sgain r,",?r h " r0 '- 71 "' 5 ' ">» f <:lw<i down- MO from their 15 yard line when Mosley received the kipkoff to the on e F&rrest City 16 yard line. Besharse galloped cff left end for 12 yards to give the Chicks a first down on the Mustangs' four yard line. Then Meredith was over i n a hurry on a quarterback sneak. Brown failed to kick goal. " It looked as if the Chicks were going to make n runaway of the garn^. but the-Mustangs, inspired by Knpwlton's long distance kicking and. Capt. Beasley's excellent defense work, fought off threat after : threat until the Chicks finally, scored again late in the second period. ; .. , • .-. 'Chick*''Score Ajain A poor.kick by Knowlton-from rh&l" ,h S - tTUor> ' g ™ " 1C Chicks-the ball on Forrest Citv's J5. yard p line. Mosley failed \ 0 gam at nglit end. Then the Chick asaws turned on .the razzle dazzle with a forward and double lateral that fizzled out abruptly wnen thrown forward on the last lateral and the play went back to the PQjnt of begrnnlng despite a gain of about 10 yards'up to the point of the Illegal lateral forward Brown got It back in a hurry however, ripping 8 yards in a smashing run'.;-He; duplicated the trick - with; 7 yards. Mosle>t failed to gain But Brown faked into ihe line and Meredith made one yard on,Then Roberts on an end around swept 9 yards to the Forrest, city 10 yard line. It Forrest City is yard Hue with's 17 yard dash on a fake punt formation, taking me hall from Mosley, probably the best executed play of the olfenslve sequence. Then the chicks shoved almost to the Mustang.,- gotll iine only for the ball to be called back and an offside pennlh Brown made up the 5 i., , k and Warrington, on ni> end r assessed, hurrv —"* *• ~" "" tuit itlolll vl a H '^ d l ° ""= F ° rresl cj tV four 5»rd line but another penalty. 15 M.warted r ™l?"* Z ? "* '' •ard 1 "' 8 - baCk °" F1 ° ncst c ''^" s 20 Chicks Add to Score But the Chicks were not to be SnVIhe uTd ***** **" u'- B ,£ n S{SvS ri, B ; OT ," r.i e ." •"«">•««!» Three Waive Claim To $45,400 Estate ELYRIA, O. (UP)-An inherU- cncc of s-lS.-ICa was refused by three beneficiaries of the estate of Frank Cnley, when three children of the deceased brought .suit lo break the will. Cacly left S5.0CO (o his housekeeper, and the rest (o a nephew and a neighbor. His children charged their father was not of sound mind when he made the will. All Hie beneficiaries agreed. and Meredith was quarterback sneak. 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Rear Joe Isaacs' Store Brpkikp.Nagursk,i,;the pro, footballer who claims the world's heavyweight rassling "title, ma'di a valia'nt attempt lo ram Dean Delton's head right through thj ring. in Iheir match in Los Angeles, but the floor slood up under the strain; -However, the Brbnh did score a fall with the maneuver as he defeated his old rival for. the. third time. • Tigers OJ'er Two 1938 Grid Dales rp /~n • i -f-ii I o (.-hick Eleven The Little Rock Tigers have offered the Blylheville Chicks one of two dates on their 1938 schedule, it -was announced today by Superintendent W. D. McCli:rkin, who said he had received a letter from Athletic Director Enrl Quigley of the Little Rock school proposing that the Chicks play in Little Rock either September 17 or October 1. The communication did not state any definite amount to be guaranteed "the~ Chicks." but simply said that "any reasonable amoiint" would be paid should Blytlieville accept the offer, which does not provide for a return game in Bly- lheville the following season. Mr. McClurkin pointed out lhat Ulytheville has n tentative agreement to play Hot Springs here Kickey Clings To Belief A!! - American Players Arc Diamond Timber II)' CVU.EN SMITH united IT«S S Stair O)rres|ionitenl ST. LOUIS (UP)-Advisers lo B' uicli Rickey. Cardinal executive insisted that ihf. best ball ntoyfrx are still to be found in cornfields ami arotiml semi-pro lots, but In? lircspect in coliet'e. He lasted only a few semesters in baseball. Now lie is football coach at the University of Arkansas. i Ted Sausselc, Washington University backficlder. turned out to be j Inn li>;ht as a hitter. He roamed i 1 around th e minor leagues (or scv- I i era) seasons. ! Drake Star Only Fair Lynn Kin«, all-Valley nnlfMck at Drake, filled in as utility outfielder with the HI3G Cardinals i and then aeain with Hie Columbus ' n«l Birds in 1937. Rut he was far from belli? a baseball star. Don llutson, all-AmM-ica curt of Alabama, plavod will) fine Bluff in , Ihc Col ion States Leaaiie In 19'ffi. i t A few trials and he decided he lik- Kcad Courier Mews Want Ads. cd professional footbnll. Lou Bush. Massachusetts Slate College, couldn't make the grade. Major loa^'iie index record reads. "Good field, no hit." . •-•- •"-'. «'" • Joel Hunt, all-Southwest back- Jockey still hopes to build nil- j field with Die Texas A'fjiM w«s n America football players Into base- i fan-v field°v but weak at Ihe plate ba .!' " e ™ cs - i Jim Orilk. unlverstv, of Califor- I can t see why It shoudn'l work i nia bac-kfleld .star, iras a fair inin- out. all right," Rickey said. "After or leaguer. nil It shouldn't Ije so /iifficult for a famed athleLe to sock K litlln baseball delivered by a pitcher." But the advisers-, prncinallv Chnr- ley Buvett, head of the scoiitin? staff, say it can't be done And Hickey re|)lies that he will fool everybody some day and have ai> all-America on the Cardinal team. It lias become a hobby with Rick- ev. Many gridiron heroes have gone through the Rickey school hut in each case failed "to show the same brilliance on the diamond that they did on the gridiron. Eyes on Sammy liaugh Current candidate is Sammy Baueh, nn ideal type for the exper- ment. ~ Joe Grant, Oeoraia's all-South'•'•n ha'fbnck hi 1930. could do no belter than rale a fair report on lis prosiiccts for tlic Cardinals. Despite these- failures nickry feels lhat success Is around the corner and he intends to ride his hobby. "Maybe it 'hasn't, worked out so well," Rickey said, "but I reoall the news of one bov who was all- America clnss and who became quite a tall player. Remember George Sisler—the all-America of University of Michigan? Ever hear of him?" John P. Harris and Harry Davis ^^^ri§'± «^nsM.' s Baugh achieved fame with I opened the first "nickelodeon" point. The September 17 date also coincides with an offer received from the Pine Bluff Zebras, who would give the chicks a two-year on the T.C.U. team, playing third base and was considered one of the best, batters in the Texas conference. Rickey was gleeful when he heani of Baugh's leanings toward baseball. Familiar with his gridiron vec- ~"-. tvni not, u£ il[]LC to definitely determine ui/lil after a meeting" of the conference' members in Little Rock Dec. 11 Mr McClurkin sairt lhat an 'effort wonl-j. be mndc to straighten out conference schedules to the satisfaction of all members at the meeting. Many Flunk in Tests The list of football players who flunked durin» the Rickey trailing includes some well-known names. Ernie Vick, the all-America center at Michigan, served a brief term as catcher for the Cardinals. He was released within a short time. Bill Glasgow. all-Western conference halfback at the University rritirni Of lma - was S'ven'a-trial with St. Limiai j ose p h m the western League and '• ->"'- then released. Wesley Fcsler. all-America end at of lack'oFnathria^Ev^ ""'"''^"'I'tasctaUwrn b" 1 ™ «- «*,,„, ind.istr^'tffe^ "'^ ™» S&^'c^ Labor Shoring- JOHANNESBURG Africa is faced «-itli a shortage cf unskilled labor, vey reveals. Fanners hi Africa from a labor shortage. PHONE 103 FOR 'PETE' THE PLUMBER "So long, Folks" - - - When winter comes the hirds «o Soulh, Unless ynu lake your car Soiilli. it Needs a Winter -CHECK III'- I'RESTONR, HEATERS, FORD ANTI-l'lU Free Testing of Brakes, Hose Connections, Battery, Etc PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. SIO ..... 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