The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 14, 1955 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, September 14, 1955
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PAOE 1TG1TT BLYTHEVILLE (AMC.)' OOWHMl WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 1958 Indians Move On with 2 Wins t5u -Stnd erion Wildcats Due to Be 'Up For Game with Chicks For several reasons Blytheville's Chickasaws face very good prospects of going against a team Friday night (hat te "way up" tor the same. Latest reports from North Little Rock reveal that there are very hiffc spirits ta the Wildcat camp — and why shouldn't there be. What c«n be a better morale-building; than a last second victory lifter a tough grame. That's what the Cats have to remember from their opener with Subiaco last Thursday night. Trailing 7-6 with time for one more play, the Wildcats came up with an end zone completion of a deflected pass. That would jive confidence and spirit to any team. But North little Rock has fuel to add to that fire, too. After winning in* open- fad game of the present Blythevlllc-North Little Rock series In 1952, the Wildcats are smarting under two straight defeats at the hands ot ttre Chicks, then a AA school. BlytheviHe won !-0 In 1953 and S«-13 last year. So "Rabbit" Burnett's Wildcats are really going to be up for this one, and Burnett himself says they've shown much improvement already over their showing against Subiaco last week. Tribe Works on Defense AND THAT SHOWING was a pretty good one according to Coaches Bill Stancfl and Randell Prince who scouted the game at Nor* Little Hock for the Chicks. "They have a big line and food speed in the backfleld," Stancil said. And the Cats will have halfback Bill Justice and their top Hrilback Russ Cerrato back in good shape according to today's re- porid. Both were slowed by injuries last week. Chick coaches have been going over the scouting report brought back by Slancil and Prince and yesterday began working on defense against North Little Rock's Sp!H-T system. Mosley's basic defense against tbe Split-! again this year will be a 5-4-2. That's the system used by pro teams for years and rapidly being adopted by colleges and high schools throughout the country. Mosley has been using the system for several years. Idea behind the 5-4 is to kill the usually potent quarterback option or keeper play. Theory behind the system is to have the ends charge the quarterback as he conies down the line, forcing him to make a quick decision rather than playing him and giving him time to look the situation over. Purpose of the outside linebacker is to protect tbe outside in case the quarterback pitches out. Trivia ... Arkansas State College officials today said that Center Leon Privett k back in action. The big Blylheville lad pulled a muscle in his leg last week, but is okay now, the report stated . . . UNDERSTATEMENT OF THE WEEK: Texas Aggies' Bear Bryant commenting on his team's opener this week with West Coast powerhouse UCLA, "We won't be over-confident." . . . Blytheville's two remain- Ing active members of the varsity squad at the University oi Ar' kansas (since Bob Childless was knocked out for the season), guard Billy Michaels and convened guard Billy Gilbow both saw action in the Red-White scrimmage game Saturday. Michaels was number two man behind Neil Martin at left guard on the Red team and Gilbow was number three man behind Russell and Gerald Henderson at right guard on the White squad . . . Johnny Vaught, upon hearing Georgia may be the strongest team in the conference: "I fear he (Wally Butts) has too much experienced depth and too much potential for Ole Miss to cope - with. 1 don't sec how 19 lettermen, our total, can cope with 31 ..." BUT NO PRIZE — Mrs. J. L. Burkhart .poses with her record 698^i-pound black marhn. But the Fort Amador. Canal Zone, resident landed the , fish a day after the El Panama International Sailfish and Marlin Tou- nament ended. So no prize. Demorco Gets Nod in Fight With Vejar BOSTON fJPi — Tony Deinarco, former welterweight king, is favored to defeat Chico Vejar in iht-ir nationally-televised 10-round fight tonight on the strength of .his superior hilling power and a body attack tailored to his opponent's vulnerable midsection. The odds on Demarco T from the north end of Boston, range from 3-io-5 to 2-to-l with the winner oi the Boston Garden feature expected 1« get a title snoi at welter champion Carmen Basiiio. Deinarco won the championship in this ring April 1 from Johnny Saxton but lost, it to Basiiio June 10 in Syracuse. It will be his first j appearance since ihrn. Demarco, No. l welterweight- contender, has ( A on 39. lost five and drawn once in his pro career. Vejar. No. 4. has a 63-4-1 record. The light will be broadcast ana televised ABC, RL 6 p.m. CST. Razorbacks Lose Benson For Tulsa FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. lift — Arkansas will be without the services of its No. 2 quarterback, Buddy Bob Benson, when the Razorbacks tangle with Tulsa in the football season opener Saturday. Benson is suffering from internal hcmorrhaging in the right thigh, it was reported yesterday. He was hurt in practice. The swift little back, who was the second tailback on last year's Arkansas eleven, has been running behind starter George Walker at quarter this year. Arkansas' ace halfback, Preston Carpenter, also has a leg injury, but he's expected to open against Valdes Fells Cockell; Wants Shot at Title LONDON tfr—Big- Nino Valdes of Cuba today began clamoring in earnest for a chance at the heavyweight title. "I've waited long enough for a go at Rocky Marciano," he said, "but maybe my victory over Don Cockell will convince everyone I deserve a chance at the championship. If Cockell got one, I certainly earned it." Valdes stopped Cockell after the third round in a scheduled 10 last night. The pudgy Englishman's handlers called, on the referee to halt the fight. When Cockell staggered to his comer after the third. he was gushing' blood from a cut on the forehead. ' Valdes knocked down Cockell who was put away by Marciano earlier in the year, for a count of eight in the third round with a. short left and a cross to the face.: Cockell came back with a left to the face when he sot on his feet, 1 but Valdes, with a reach advan- t;ii>e of 10 inches, merely shook it off. "T knew Cockell would attack from the start," said Valdes. "So Baseball Standings By The Associated Preu NATIONAL LEAGUE Won Lost Pot Behind Brooklyn .. Milwaukee . New York .. Philadelphia Cincinnati . Chicago — St. Louis .. Pittsburgh ... 9? ... 80 ...14 .. 13 .. 12 .. 69 ... 61 ... 51 14 19 21',;. 23! 2 25 !i 32 36'.;, New(8-101 50 .650 .552 .511 .500 .486 .413 .421 .396 Wednesday's Schedule New York at Milwaukee—McCall (6-5) or Hearn (14-15) vs Spahn (I4-14) IN). Brooklyn at St. Louis — combe (20-5) vs Poholsky (N). (Only games scheduled) Tuesday's Results Philadelphia 10, Chicago 0 St. Louis 8, Brooklyn 2 Pittsburgh 5. Cincinnati 2 New York 9, Milwaukee 1 AMERICAN LEAGIE Won Lost Pet Behind Cleveland .... 90 55 .621 ttevf York 87 56 .608 2 Chicago 85 59 .590 4', 2 Boston 82 61 .513 1 Detroit 12 12 .500 11' 2 Kansas City .. 60 84 .411 W,, Washington ... 50 91 .355 38 Baltimore .... 48 94 .329 «", 2 Wednesday's Schedule Cleveland at Washington—Score (15-10- vs McDcrmott (9-9) (N) Chicago at Baltimore (2)—Pierce (12-9) and Donovan (14-1) vs Wilson (10-11) and Wight (4-1). Detroit at New York — Oarver (12-14) vs Larsen (1-2). Kansas City at Boston — Ditmar (10-12) vs Delock (8-6). Tuesday's Results New York 6, Detroit 0 Kansas City 6-6, Boston 5-1 Cleveland 3-8 .Washington 1-2 Baltimore 2-6, Chicago 0-9 Lopez Worried About Overconfidence AMERICAN ASSOCIATION Omaha 5, Louisville 2 (best-of- semi finals tied, 3-3). SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Mobile 7. Memphis 3 (Mobile wins best-of-7 semi-finals, 4-3). TEXAS LEAGUE Houston 8. Dallas 1 (Houston leads best-of-7 semi-finals 3-2j. By ED HILK8 Tbe Associated Press Manager Al Lopez gave it to his Cleveland Indians straight today: It's overconfidence, not the New York Yankees, they have to watch in their bid for a second straight American League pennant. The Tribe junked its 1 jinx last night, sweeping a twi-night pair from the pesty Washington Senators 3-1 and 8-2 and moving out to » two-game lead over the Yankees. But instead of whoopin' it up, Lopez warned that "we've still got a long way to go." Just 24 hours before,, Lopez had said, "we'll be in an excellent position to win the pennant" if the Indians could beat the Senators. Now you get the idea Lopez knows Cleveland has won it—the big worry is not to lose it. The Yanks, who flattened Detroit 6-0 yesterday, still are a game shy on the lost side with 11 games left. Cleveland has nine to play. Chicago, Boston Fall Chicago and Boston practically fell by the wayside yesterday. The third-place White Sox had to rally for six runs in the ninth to salvage a twi-night split at Baltimore, winning 9-6 after a 2-0 defeat. They're 4',2 back now. Boston, losing a 12-inning opener to Kansas City 6-5, rallied to win Wall is Named To AAOA Board MANILA — Recently at the district meeting of the Athletic Association in Jonesboro, Trigger Wall' of Manila was. elected to the executive board of the Arkansas Athletic Officials Association for five years. The board is composed of one representative from each of the eight districts. the nightcap 7-6. That left, the Red Sox seven games back. The Indians, winning 13 of the last 16. thumped the Senators on a pair of six-hitters by Mike Garcia and Bob Lemon. Garcia won his llth in the opener, snapping Wash ingion's five-game streak agains! the Tribe. Gene Woodling, the ex Yank, .tripled home two runs and scored the third on Bobby Avila's sacrifice fly in a big third inning against loser Chuck Stobbs. Larry Doby batted in four runs. The Senators, who had whipped Cleveland in 12 of 19 games this year, kicked in three errors as Lemon hung up his 18th victory in the nightcap. The first three hits off the big right-hander were triples—but produced just one run. Ray Narleski relieved Lemon after eight innings. Bob Turley won his 16th, and third straight, for the Yanks, He gave five hits—only one in the last five frames — for his second straight shutout and sixth oi the year. Three walks, two singles, a sacrifice fly. a wild pitch and Bob Nieman's triple fashioned Chicago's six-run ninth. The last-j)lace Orioles had led on Jim Dyck's errand-slam homer off Jack Harshman in the first inning. In the first game, Ray Moore blanked th« Sox of six hits, While the Orioles mane the most of four walks »nd six hits to beat Virgil Trucks. St.Louis hanaed Brooklyn's N»- liona! League champs a third straight defeat 8-2. The Card« clouted 11 hits off Karl Spooner and four reliefers. Johnny Antone'li won..his ISth and drove home four runs with two singles, a double and a horns run as the New York Giants pep- tiered Milwaukee 9-1. Philadelphia smacked Chicago for 15 hits, beating the Cubs 10-0, and Pittsburgh knocked off Cincinnati 5-2. Walker Is Top T-Man (EDITOR'S NOTE — This is one of a scries on University of Arkansas football personnel.) By ADREN COOPER FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Coach Jack Mitchell is looking for a man who can run, pass, size up the defense at a glance, call the proper play — and change it in an instant if necessary — and play good defensive ball. Naturally, there is no football player on the campus who can do all oi thi?se things well. The man who is adequate fit all of them probably will get the job of quarterbacking: the 1955 Razorbacks. More than any other single player, he can make or break the split T. Of the three top candidates, George Walker may get the job simply because of his experience and adaptability. Buddy Benson has the flash and dash but may be a weak defensive link. Sophomore Don Christian needs experi- ence. Walker, a 6-1, 185-pound junior from Rison, far exceeded expectations as a tailback in Bowden Wyatt's- single wing- last season. He led the Southwest Conference in scoring with 51 points, including 9 of 12 points after touchdown; gained 301 yards rushing- and 603 passing- he completed 45 areials in 85 attempts. He averaged almost 40 yards per punt and intercepted six passes, and, perhaps most in- portant of all, he was the leader of a championship team. Despite this fine record, Walker is considered a little too slow to make an ouistandinr split-T runner. But he knows how to exploit an opponent's weakness Natural for Option Tn the primary option play. Wai- ; ker should be a natural. Tn this; maneuver, the quarterback! "slides" along 1 the line and then either shoots outside tackle or laterals to a teammate who runs wide around end. In another variation of the piny, the quarterback may fire a running pass. Walker has proved that he can defend against passes—the primary job of the quarterback on defense. (The quarterback and lei't half will be the two deep man in Mitchell's close-up defense. The fullback and righthalfback will be the outside linebackers and the center and right guard will wort as inside linebackers.) Benson is behind the other two boys in training because he was shifted from halfback at the start of fall drills. He's the fastest man on the team (clocked as low as 9.8 in the 100-year da-sh) and a sharp passer. Playing behind Walker at tailback, he was third o. Uie team in rushing with 372 yards and completed 19 of 30 passes for 28-4. He averaged 39.4 on punts. He's best remembered from 1954 for his toss to Preston-Carpenter that whipped Mississippi, 6-0. The pride of DeQuee i is 5-10, 175. . Christian was held out last year because of a lack of experience. The Searcy soph, a no-pound six- footer, may be the best of the trio at deceptive ball-handling. He has looked good both as a passer and runner in recent scrimmages WESTERN LEAGUE No games scheduled. Four players have hit homers wit-h the bases loaded in a World j Series game. They are Earl Smith of the Indians U920), Tony Lazseri of the aYnks (1936), Gil McGou- gald of the Yanks (1951) and Mickey Mantle of the Yanks (1953). my plan was to get the range of him in the first round. After that I went to work on him. 4 'My policy from now is to be a^ killer. Unless I finish my man offj decisively, no one ever will believe I can be champion." Valdes weighed 207, Cockell 216. A NEW TEACHER OF PIANO Miss Olive Emerson Wlio has studied at La in on t School of Music in Denver, Louisiana Stale University, and Philadelphia Conservatory, n now ready to begin teaching private lessons in BlytheviHe. Studio at 628 W. Main Phone 3-8890 Bears PlayB'ham in Playoff Finals MEMPHIS. Tcnn. '.•P.^-The jubi- ', lant Mobile Bf:trs. flushed wilh Dixie! Series fever, headed for Binning-1 ham today for Uie Southernn A-sso- ! ciation's Shaughnessy .finals. t The Bears bounced Memphis, the pennant winners, out of the playoffs hist night, 7-3, behind the clutch pitching of Ralph MauneUo. It was the payoff game of the best of seven series, The victory put Mooiic, which fin- i whed fourth in the pennant race, up against the second-place Birmingham Barons in the seven game final, starting tomorrow ni^ht. Johnny McCall, lefthanded pitcher for the New York Giants, was nicriednavm'd "Wind;,-' 1 b> Ted Williams of the Red Sox. The name ha* remained with him. MOTOR RYIHM "The Original Tune Up Formula" Makes Any Car Truck or Tractor Run Better! Try It And See! Sold at Your Favorite Garage, Service Station, Car Dealer and Implement Dealer (follow directions on back of can) Distributed by: John Miles Miller Co. Blytheyille, Arkansas. HERE'S WHERE YOU GET A BIG NEW CHRYSLER FOR THE PRICE A SMALL CAR WILL COST! We hay* only a limited number o( tbe popular 1955 Chrysler* left . . . and there will bt no more. To clear them now, we'll give you the dream deal of a lifetime. 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