The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 25, 1949 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, November 25, 1949
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PAGE TEN BLYTHEVIL1.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 1949 Osceola Nudges Marked Tree 13-7; Kennett Defeats Caruthersville 33-0 Seminoles Annex Turkey Day Win Spiers Passes for One Touchdown and Scores Other Himself Conch Rube Boyce's Osceola Sem- inoLs rolled to another victory yesterday when they hung a 13-7 defeat on Marked Tree in the Pohisett County town. The S^mlnolp.s, who racked up 18 first downs, most of them on rush- Ing, scored their first touchdown in the initial quarter by a familiar method—a by Tommy Spiers. Spiers' toss was (o Warren Weinberg and the play covered about SS yards. Lanrnim booted the extra point but Gsceola was ruled offside. 1 ) and on his second try the Semlnole tackle missed. That was all the scoring for the first half but Marked Tree came back in the third period to take a one-point lead when it scored and added the extra point. Following Marked Tree's kickoff after its score, Spiers threw to Weiu- berg once more for about 50 ynrd.s in an apparent- touchdown. Bui a backfield In motJon penalty cancelled the tally. ' Spiers Scores On the next play, Spiers threw to We in b erg on an Identical pa&s pattern and the play covered 3o yards. The Seminoles went ahead on a series of short passes and runs by Stilwell and Dunn to score. Spiers sneaked over for the final touchdown and Lannum kicked the extra point. Stilwell had a great deay. He picked up more than 100 yards for the Seminoles on his plunging and c.imc out with a 10-yard average for each of his attempts. The Seminoles collected 85 yards In penalties and a/ter the game Coach Boyce said his boys were "as flat as any team I've ever coached, but they won and that's what counts." The Semlnolcs will tackle Lake Village on Dec, 1 Sri tiie semi-finals of the state Class B playoffs. Gosnell Cage Team to Meet Manila Lions Coach Roy Ron's Gosnell Pirates will go after their third straight win tonight when they meet the Manila Lions at the Gosnell High School gymnasium. The game is fo be the feature attraction of a cage double-header. In the first game Coach J. E. Harris' girls team will meet the Manila girls squad. The first game is scheduled for 7:30. The Pirates have won their first two outings defeating the Dell Blue Devils In their season opener and winning over the Sleete Bulldogs <*-42 last Tuesday night. 'Coach Kan-is' girls' team has lost one and tied one In two games. The girLs lost to Dell in their first game and last week tied Stcele 35-35. Coach J. P. Adkins' Lions lost their first game of the season to Oooter Tuesday night and the Manila Girls' team won from Cooter In their first outing of the 1949 season. Football Scores County Blytheville 26. Booneville, Miss. 21 Osceola 13. Marked Tree 7 Southeast Missouri Kennett 33, Caruthersvlllc 0 Stale Little Hock 28, North Little Rock 0. Pine Bluff 39, Hot Springs 0. E! Dorado 25. Camden 6. Subiaco 6. Port Smith 0. Stuttgart 47. Brinkley 0. Fordyce 14, Warren 12. Newport 57, Balesville 0. Nashville 6. Hope 0. Mountain Home 33, Harrison 12. Wynne J2, Forrest City 0. CHICKS Continued from Page 1 Ward passing. Barron In three tries gained a first down on the 21 aurt Ward tried two aerials but failed on both when Chick end and Mack Hay raced In another defensive mainstay and knocked the pass down before Ward could much more limn gel them away. Halfback Tommy Muse rounded end to the 47 and Barron found live more at tackle. Ward picked up a first down on the Chicks' 48 around end and passed to Muse who went to the 15 Bi?rron swept around end to the two on the next play and then crashed over tackle on the next to score. Ward swept end /or the extra point. The line play of (he Chicks in the last three <|iiarters was the telling factor. Holding a sizeable weight advantage the Chick forwards led by tackles Jim Berry and J. A. Lloyd, guard Jim Garner and end Mack Hay played hearts up defense after the gruesome first quarter. The Chicks' offensive blocking up front was much improved in the last half and the downficld blacking of Buddy Don- ncr and Charles Lutes brought groans from the spectators on several occasions. Not only was it the last game of the season but the game also ended the high school careers of 13 members of the Chicks. Hlay- Ing for the .Maroon and White for the last time were ends Max Gurley and Marvin Hall, tackles Jim Berry and J. A. Lloyd, guard Jimmy Garner, quarterbacks Buddy Donrier and E. n. Gee and halfback Roger Lum of the regulars. And Carl Bean, Coleman Borowsky. U'jrry Daniels. Dcunie Gentry and Cary Mason. Starting I.inriins: Booneville Robinson . Moore .... Wales .... Fulghum .. Long Deatou .... Jarvis Walker .... Ward B. Moore .. Blythcvlllc Garner Berry . ..... Hall Drake Phillips Lloyd Gurley Uonncr Lum Liltes Anderson Pos. L.G L.T - L. E. C R.G R.T H.K Q. B H.B . .... H B Ban-on ...... p.'B ..... Anerson Subsitutions: Sooneville — Muse. Mortan. Kcelou. King, Jones. Blytheville — Wunderlich, Mack Hay, Boyri. Mel Hay. Criner. Smith. Reid, Vance, Daniels, Bean, Borowsky. Gossett, Koonce. Tomlinson, Prince. Scoring touchdowns: Booneville - — Barron 3, Blytheville — Lutes 3. Donner 1. "Extra points: Booneville — Jarvis (pass\ Barron (rushing), Ward (rushing!. Officials: Leon Stevenson, referee: Stirling Innian, umpire; Harry Thornhill, Linesman; Don Butler. Field judge. Game Statistics Blytheville Booncvilte First Downs 10 9 Yds Gnd. Rushing 1S2 210 Passes Attempted 20 11 Passes Completed 10 4 Yds. Gnd. Passing 115 69 Punts 3 l Avg. Per punt 20 37 Fumbles 2 3 Oppt. Fumbles Rcc. 3 0 Kickoffs 5 4 Avg. Per Kickoff 43 38 Penalties 8 for =0 yds. 3 for 15 yds. »Ge..Y,S!9nacR vbgk etao slirdl Individual Krconls Blytheville Tries Gnd. Avg. 9 88 8.44 1 8 6 Player Lutes Turn Anderson Donner Mel Hny Gurley Totals Booneville Player Barron Mortan Ward Jarvis Muse Totals Tries 9 1 l.S 1 2 4 45 Gnd. 86 -I 60 I 88 1.33 544 -2 5.0C A VET. -4 4 -9 J -9 17 8.50 !10 5.83 Helena 28, Marlanna 14. Pnracoirlcl 13. JoneslKiro 0. Searcy 26, Bccbe 8. Tcxnrkana (Tex.) 32. Texarkann Ark i o. Pocahimtas 21. Walnut Ridge 15. Southeast Missouri Kennett 33, Maiden 6. A Telephone Call—Shot 7W SPOON T>£ TELEPHONE WIRE MAY B& A PERFECT TARGET BUT... SHOOT) NC AT HIM MAY BRfcAK A WIRE AND... U6UO HELLO CUTOFfANIMPORWT TELEFilONECAlLWD PELAY SERVICE UNTIL R£PA1RS APE M4DG. THOUSANDS OF WR£ TROUBLES ARE CAUSED W STRAY SHOTS'. THAT'S WHY Mb ASK HUNTERS: PLEASE DONT SHOOT AT BIRDS ON TELEPHONE WIRES OR POLES. THANKS. —Courier News I'boto C.lMtl.KV CAINS—Chick end Max Gurley (No. 24) is hauled down on the Booneville 30 yard line after taking a nine-yard pass from halfback Mel Hay m llic second quarter of yesterday's Chick-Blue Devil game at Haley Field. Gurley was tackled by Boonevillc cml William Robinson (on knees). Coining in to assist on the tackle is halfback Milton Ward (No. 16). The Chicks won 20-21. Hayti Indians Win Conference Title Maiden is Defeated 33-6 in Final Tilt Of Season Yesterday lly Morris Williams Courier News Correspondent HAYTI. Mo., Nov. 25.—Coach Bee Underwood's Hayti Indians chalked up their second straight Little Eight title here yesterday by pasting Maiden 33-6. Hugh Don-is, 165 pound end, closed out his high school football career by playing one of the best games ever turned In by a lineman on the local field. Dorris scored 19 points, blocked a punt and otherwise made himself useful on both offense and defense to lead Ihe Indians to their win. Following the klckoff, Maiden was forced to punt. Dorris broke through to block Forrest's kick and picked up the loose ball to run 28 yards for the Indians' for score. iDorrLs took a pass from Nelson for the extra point. Hracken Scores Kenny Bracken, 100-pound halfback who has scored 03 points this year to lead southeast Missouri scorers, teamed with Laccy Bush to punch the ball to the Maiden 43. from there. Bracken went the distance and then plunged for the extra point. In the second quarter. Dorris took a pass from Bracken on the 13 and raced over. The play covered 43 yards. Mnlden started its lone scoring drive on its own 30 and climaxed it with a Burgc to Forrest toss which was good for 15 yards and Forrest negotiated the final 15. In the- third quarter Bracken threw to Dorris for 20 yards arid Dorris dashed 23 yards io register- ills final touchdown. Bracken added the extra point with a blast Into the line. "Hie final Hayti touchdown was set up by another Bracken to Dorris pass. The play moved the ball from the Hayti -15 to the Maiden 10 and ^raeken ran It over from there. / —Courier N'civs Photo A IVKK BIT I.O.VG-End Max Ourley (No. 24) watches Mel Hay's pass flip off his finger tips in the end zone In the second quarter of yesterday's Blythevillc-Booneville game. The pass hit Gill-ley's left hand but he couldn't hold on. The other Blytheville player is end Mack Hay (center) and the two Booneville defenders arc unidentified. The official is Harry Thomhill. linesman. Tec/7 Defeats Hendrix 54-26 For AIC Crown LITTLE-ROCK, Nov. 25 MV- Except for Little Rock Junior College's IKP.V! ambitions. Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference football is across the finish line with Arkansas Tech again out front. The Wonder Boys sacked up their fifth consecutive championship by turning back an underdog but fighting Hendrix eleven, 54-20, at Conway ycstenlay. Gene Hall led the wild scoring Jamboree with four touchdowns for Tech. Little Rock, the conference's onl undefeated and untied member but ineligible for the championship because it didn't play enough loop games, will entertain McNecse Junior College of Lake Charles. La., in the final regular-season gnmc here tonight. If the Trojans gain their 10th victory by a substantial margin, they nrc likely to receive an invitation to play In the Little Rose Bowl at Pasadena Dec. 10. Tech didn't know It while its gnme was In progress, but it could have won the crown even without beating Hendrix. for second-running Henderson was beaten, 14-17, by Otiachita in their traditional Thanksgiving battle at Arkadclpbia Ouncliitn did it wilh a furious rally in the last ten minutes—when it scored two touchdowns to tie Holland's Cagers To Play Tonight In Marston, Mo. HOLLAND, Mo.. Nov. 25—Holland High School's cage teams will journey to Marston. Mo., tonight for a double-header with teams of Marston High School. Both the Holland learns will be Icoking for their second win of thf; season. The girls Tuesday night defeated Armorcl 51-13 In their first game of the season and the boys walloped Armore! 61-12 in their second outing. The Holland boys lost their first same of the year to Parma 28-20 Nov. 18. Tuesday night the boys return home to play Bragg City a twin bill. Both the A and B boys will see action in the double header. Steers Defeat Agqies42tol4 In Rough Battle COLLEGE STATION. Tex.. Nov. 25. Hi; -The Texas Aggies swnbbed their wounds—and that. Is speaking literally from a 42-14 licking at the hands of Texas today antt wondered, as did 41.200 other souls, how the Longhorns eve Subiaco to Play Smackover for AA Grid Title Dec. 2 LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 25-W)— Details of the next round of play in Arkansas' high school football playoffs are settled. Subiaco and Smackover will tangle for the state Class AA championship in War Memorial Stadium here at 3 p.m. Dec. 2. Semi-final games wil lie played in the other classifications. Times and sites are: Class A Conway at DeQucen, 8 p.m. Dec. 2. Piggott at Stuttgart, 7:30 pin. Dec. 2. Class B Osceola at Lake Village, 8 pin Dec. 1. Hughes vs. Pocahontas at Jonesboro. a p.m. Dec. 2. goal by Otis Turner to win. Dave Anderson passed for three touchdowns and ran 48 yards for the other as Arkansas A. &; M. of Mon- ticclto defeated Magnolia A. *t M., | 26-14. at Magnolia in another Turkey Day rivalry of long standing. The victory enabled ttic Monticcllo crew to rega'in possession of M-Aggie, the goat mascot which goes to the winner each 'year. Louis Bell ran for two touchdowns as Arkansas State Teachers blanked the College of the o/arks M-0. at Clarksville. r lost four games. But the Longhorns closed out] with awesome power yesterday, administering one of the worst dub- bings in olj years of football rivalry. It wa.i a ronghouse battle—mostly on the Texas side. The Longhorns drew 73 yards in penalties and Ray Stone, Texas wingman, was banished from the patne after Ag"ie fullback Bob Smith was knocked cold. The second half was just the re- some wag in the press box termed "the Texas-A. and M. golden gloves" by congratulating each other, shaking hands and )n other xvr.ys showing they didn't really mean It like the greatest crowd ever to see a football game here tho.igbt 11)e Longhorns stormed and passed for 423 yards and a couple of roughing penalties against Texas aided the Aggies in getting their two touchdowns. Sophomore Byron Townsend had his greatest day. gouging the Aggie .,„„„ . .. , - - -- line for 138 yards and three touch- vcr - e -""I the boys ended what ct'nvns. Arkansas State staged a second period attack to defeat Union Col- ,„.., ........ ,.„. lu l ,,. lti , l ulmm ^ liu^score and used a four-yard field Icge of Jackson, Tenn.. i:> to 7. NOVEMBER 30th LAST DAY TO PAY LEVEE TAXES Will Be in Osceola At Court House Nov. 21st to Nov. 30th .See me there or mail your check (with exchange) or Money Order (without exchange), together with Tax Statement, to me at P. O Box 327, Wilson, Arkansas. EMILY P. TRAMMEL Levee Tax Collector Box 327 Wilson, Ark. NOW IS THE TIME For (lie scrrcl of a delightful, rich t;is!ing friiil cake lies in repeated soaking with a langy brandy or wine. . Choose from (he finesl at hosier's. MAim.KY liRANDY .............. $1.12 per \' t P(. COUONKT IWANDY .............. §1.55 per '/, Pf. AW. HOSTOX I'OHT \V1NK .......... fl.ic per fifth. KO.MA 1'OKT \Vh\K ................ §1.00 per fifth. Liquor Store 106 North Broadway Phone 2868 Tigers Again Win Big Six Championship There were Just enough doubtful moment.? to make It Interesting but Big Six high school football race lias curled Jast as expected at the start. The Little Rovk Tigers arc champions for the second straight year. At timc.s during the season El Dorado ;uid Pine Bluff loomed as title posslbilltios. but Uttle Rock shoved aside each threat. And yesterday the Tigers sewed »P nn undisputed crown by lacing North Little Rock, 28-0. Little Reek's regulars btiill up a 21-0 lead in the first quarter and then retired tc the bench, returning In the fourth period to push over the other score The same's gem was a 92-yard punt return for a touchdown by Ken Curler. That was the only Thanksgiving Day game which had uny bearing on championships, this being an off- week as far a.s the state title playoffs of other divisions. Most ol the teams still alive in the playoffs played Sanies -yesi-crday, however .a'icl c.Mllc through with flying colors. Independent Cage Teams to Begin Play Thursday Rules were adopted and preparations for opening play in the Blytheville "Y" men's basketball league were advanced Wednesday night at a meeting of team representatives held at the Y. Drawing for team positions in the schedule will be completed at a gathering of team representatives on Wednesday preceding the opening of play on December 1. These first games will be official games In every respect except that they will be for practice and will not count in the league standings. Ray douse has been elected league referee and will officiate all league contests .Games will be play, e<( each Thursday night at the Armory on Soutii Second Street. Wheeler Leads Visitors fo Win Tigers End Season With Sour Note; Waldron is Injured lly James Berry Courier N'eivs Correspondent CARUTHKHSVILLE. Nov. 25 — Kennett's big powerhouse, eating up more than 300 yards on the ground, ended C-jnitlicrsville's football season on a .sour note yesterday by taking a 33-0 decision here. 4 CaniMit-rsville, playing without its ace back, Don Waldron, conid never get going for a touchdown drive while Kennett took a 13-0 hatftime lead and added to it dining the remainder of the same. Waldron was injmd on the opening kickolf and never returned to the game. t With seven minutes aonc in the firsl quarter. Wheeler raced 30yai<'s for the first score. Laic in OK- second quarter. Wheeler did it again, this time on all 30 yarder. In tile third nuarlcr, Baker wr.t over from 19 yards out after Kennett haci tacked up three straight lirst clowns. Baker added another score minutes I.uer on a 14 yard scamper. The fmal Kennett score came- on a Lul to Harden pass which covered 27 yards. Ehion Hedge .playing hU last game for the Tigers, was responsible for most of his team's ground offensive which netted only eo yards. He also stoppcl a Kennett scoring threat when he intercepted on the goal line and ran Hie ball out to the six. Stuttgart Grid Team To See Sugar Bowl Tilt STUTTGART. Ark.. Nov. 25. H'j— The nnr.efeiited Stuttgurl High School football team will get an expense-paid trip to New Orleans and the Sugar Howl Jan. 2. ^ Edsar Brown. 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