The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 16, 1955 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, September 16, 1955
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PAGE TEN BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER HEW1 FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1«, M58 Chickasaws Clash with Wildcats Tonight Tribe Faces First Test of the Year Against Big 8 Foe It may not be an official Big Eight Conference game in the record books but that will take nothing away from the battle as a first class affair when the Wildcats of North Little Rock and the Chickasaws of Blytheville tangle at Haley Field tonight. Game time for the fray is 8 o'clock. It will be fourth renewal ol the present series between Blytheville and North Little Rock. The Chicks hold a 2-1 edge in the feud having won the last two years. Though Blytheville is not yet competing in the Big Eight lor the football championship the Tribe will begin as an official member of the league for the basketball season and this game tonight, since it is the first of the year with a Big 8 member holds considerable interest both for the team and fans. Press Box Enlarged To meet conference requirements concerning taking movies and use of telephones, the school has added 12 feet onto each end of the press box. These additions will Be used by New Type Grid Program Used At Caruthersville By SONNY SANDERS Courier News Correspondent CARUTHERSVILLE — A new type football program completly different from anything seen before in Southeast Missouri, will be used, for the first time tonight when Car uthersville plays host to Hayti. The idea of Jack L. Taylor of Caruthersville includes individual photographs of every member of the two squads. School officials are expected to suggest that this type of program be used by all members of Missouri's Big Eight Conference. The two sheet, eight page program went through printing presses five times before completion. Individual pictures include boys in Jerseys so their numbers are shown. These numbers can be checked against a list of the complete squad on the same two pi section in the center of the program. No advertisements appear in the programs but on page three business subscribed are listed. There were more than 100 Caruthersville school supporters who paid $10 each to receive one copy of the seasons' five home game programs eight hours ahead of game time. Five businesses ill get advance programs on cardboard for display as an added feature to help promote the games. Taylor got the idea three years ago and started getting subscribers three weeks ago. More than three hundred programs are furnished to the school at no charge. The c. H. S. Varsity Club, composed of high school boys who have lettered, will sell the programs at 10 cents each 10 help pay for filming of football games. Briggs May Be On Way Out As Detroit Prexy DETROIT '.?,—Walter O. (Spike) Briggs' position as president of the Detroit Tigers was in distinct jeopardy today following his failure 'to buy control of the team. In fact, the family name of Bricgs may soon be severed from any connection with Detroit baseball. These were the significant developments after yesterday's two-hour meeting in which Briggs, representing a five-man syndicate, offered to buy out his four sisters for 2 ] / 2 million dollars. They flatly refused the bid. Briggs had hoped to use his" 44 per cent of the bid plus another eight by Harry Sisson, a director of the Tigers, to gain control of the team. But his sisters' refusal leaves his future in baseball highly uncertain. phones and for camera equipment. Blytheville will put into use for the first time its new 16 mm. movie camera purchased for the school by the old Chickasaw Athletic Club. Phones also have been installed from both benches to the booths in this young football season. North Little Rock won a squeaker last week from Subiaco by the score of 12-7 with a touchdown pass on the final play of the game. Blytheville warmed up for its '55 campaign with a 39-14 victory over Osceola Last Friday. Moore, Coalter Slowed The Chicks will go into the gams wish two boys slowed by injuries though the remainder are in good condition except for a few bruises and sore muscles. The tribe's two line sophomores halfbacks prospects, Ed Moore and ChrJes Coalter, are still slightly lame from old injuries, Coalter's injured ankle and Moore's knee, hurt last Friday night, will keep the boys from going full-speed. The Chicks ricketfng fullbaofc, Cf.iarles Abbott, who picked 168 yards rushing last week, all in the lirst half, has had a slight case of influenza this week but is expected to be in top shape .for the game. North Little Rock, chaffing after two straight losses to Blytheville will be aiming at this one. Coach Raymond Burnett's Wildcats will be at top strength for the game. Game Starters Blytheville will likely go with the same starting lineup as last week against Osceola. On offense this will probably see Fred Rounsavall and Fred Hodge at ends, Frank Sparks and Homer Ratliff at tackles, Jodie Hall and Bo Huffman at guards, Jimmy Gee at center, Bobby Jones at quarterback, Freddy Co-Captain Jimmy 6s« Akers at left halfback, James Privett at right halfback and Charles Abbott at fullback. Ends are not entirely settled however, Mosley said, possible alternates would be Jimmie Earls or Jimmie Bratcher. On defense ends will still be talc- en from the same foursome with Jodie Hall and Bo Huffman at tackles and sophomore Slick Nelson at middle guard. Linebackers should be Abbott, Ratliff, Gee and Jones reading from left to right, with Akers and Privett in halfback slots. Full Slate on Tap in State A couple of Arkansas' schoolboy football powers turned in one- sided victories last night to warm up the season's second round of high school contest tonight. Texarkana's Razor-backs, who were pressed to conquer Hot oprings a week ago, met an op- lonent more to their liking; at At- anta, Tex., and rolled up a 46-7 triumph. Sublaco, Which dropped close decision to North Little Rock in its opener, found the range against Mena for an easy 39-0 victory. Tonight's Heuanners pit North ,ittle Rock at Blytheville and SI Dorado at Fort Smith in Big Eight clashes. The other Big- Eight member takes on outside tors. Little Rock meets Texarkana, Tex., in the border city; Pine Bluff entertains Crossett, a Class AA school stepping into higher company, .and Hot Springs is host to Camden, a Class AA power vhich revels in knocking olf Big Sight members. A couple of rowdy halfbacks, Phil DuVall and Ronald Harris, put the spice in Texarkana's at- .ack. DuVall scored three times, and Barris pitched in two touchdowns. Atlanta held tight for the first period—they even led 7-6 at the end of the quarter—but from then on Texarkana had things its own ivay. Subiaco's Jimmy Hornibrook nad a field day against Mena with a 3-touchdown spree. The game was a rout, with Subiaco scoring three times in the first quarter, and playing reserves a big portion of the remainder of the game. In addition to the Big Eight games tonight, a lot of interest will center on Payutteville, where No. 77 Is One To Watch In Tomorrow ATLANTA UP} — Eleven will be the magic number to watch when Miami and Georgia Tech, two of the nation's top-ranked teams meet Saturday in one of the firs' big football games of the 1955 sea son. The number will be worn by both quarterback Mario Bonofiglio Miami and quarterback Wade Mitchell of Tech. What they do with the ball maj well decide the outcome of this first college football game ever to be televised nationally in color (NBC, 1:30 p.m. GST). The game itself is a tossup. In a pre-season Associated Press poll the nation's sportswrlters and broadcasters picked Miami No. £ and Tech No. 10. Neithe. 1 coach will predict a vic> tory. the Bulldogs entertain Siloam Springs. Fayetteville will have four Negroes on its squa.1, and two of them may see action. If they do, it will mark the first time that Negroes and whites have competed in high school football in Arkansas. Classes were integrated at Fayetteville last year, following the U.S. Supreme Court decision that racial segregation in public schools is unconstitutional. Other games tonight match Neosho, Mo., at Rogers; Van Buren at Russellville; Clarksdale, Miss, at Jonesboro; Stuttgart at Benton; Conway at Malvern; Smackover at Fairview; Hope at De Queen;; Haynesville, La., at Magnolia; and: Helena at Searcy. Hayti Journeys To Caruthersville CARUTHERSVILLE _ While Hayti's Indians clash with Caruthersville here tonight in a non- conference game, conference contests are scheduled elsewhere in Southeast Missouri. East Prarie Journeys to Dexter for a Little Six event and Cairo goes to Charleston for BlR Eight competition. Louis Davis, formerly of Caruthersville, Is slated to start at quarterback for the Kennett Indians when they play host to Maiden U>- nlgh. In the only other game, Chaffec visits Slkeston. Read Courier Newi Clarified lot. Ga. Tech vs. Miami You Are Invited To See This Game In LIVE COLOR on A Huge 21 Inch TV Set at BLYTHEVILLE SALES CO. 109 East Main Game Time 12:45 Saturday, Sept. 17 Vaughn Mancha, line each at Florida State University, was a star center at Alabama. He played in the Sugar Bowl game twice and the Rose Bowl once. Cle Baseball Standings By The Associate** Pren AMEBICAN LKAGLE leVeland 90 56 .616 New York 86 5« .611 1 Chicago 86 60 .588 4 Boston 82 62 .569 T Detroit 72 73 .497 It Kansas City ... 61 84 .421 M 1 / Washington .,. 51 91 .369 37 Baltimore 47 95 .331 41 Friday's Schedule (all night games) Detroit at Cleveland—Hoeft (167) vs Wynn (16-10). Boston at New York — SulU van (18-12) vs Ford (17-7). Chicago ;at Kansas City—John son (7-3) vs Kellner (10-8). Washington at Baltimore (2)— Abernathy (5-7) and Clarke (0-0 vs Lopat (6-11) and Brown (1-4 Thursday's Results No games, scheduled NATIONAL LEAGUE Won Lost Pet. Behind Brooklyn ... Milwaukee . New York . Philadelphia Cincinnati .. Chicago St. Louis ... Pittsburgh . 93 81 74 73 72 57 .641 .555 .514 .500 .486 .473 .434 .396 12 Y* 18% 20% 2214 Z4 30 35 & Friday's Schedule (all night games) New York at Brooklyn—Hearn (14-15) vs Loes (10-4). St. Louis at .Milwaukee—Lawr ence (3-7) vs Nichols (9-6). Pittsburgh at Philadelphia—Law (10-9) vs Roberts (22-12). (Only games scheduled) Thursday's Results St. Louis 3, Brooklyn 2 (12 innings) (Only game scheduled) Cards Get Third Win Over Bums By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Just what put the fire under the St. Louis Cardinals Isn't clear, but the Brooklyn Dodgers had better 'ind the secret before they go Into the World Series. The National League champions now have five straight defeats, ,hree of them at the hands of the The Cards turned in a 'thrill- finish yesterday with a 12-inning 3-2 verdict, similar to the finishes ,hey displayed many years ago. Alex Grammas produced the winning run with a sharp grounder ..hat bounced over Don Zimmer's lead to drive home Rip Repulski with two outs and the bases loaded. The other St. Louis runs came n the third inning on successive homers by Stan Musial and Rip Repulski which raised the total of ibme runs in the league this year o 1,197—a tie with the record set wo years ago. The best work of the game, however, was brilliant relief work by Larry Jackson who took over from starting rookie Ben Flowers in the eighth. The victory went to Jackson, his seventh against 13 de- eats. He allowed just one hit in its five innings. The Kansas City Athletic* were die. Soft unlincd leather uppers team-up 1 with super-flexible, long wearing sole* w giv* you the mosr comfortable casual you can wear. And Pedwin's modest price makes them easy to own/ FAMILY SHOE STORE !W. " Tribe Edge Cut to Game AsAL Race Boils to End By ED WILKS The Associated Preii So now the American League thriller comes to this: Cleveland has eight games to play, New York 10. Both have to win 'em all. If they do, it's a tie. The Indians and Yankees start the final run for the money tonight all even on the "lost" side. Each has dropped 56. Cleveland has played two more than New York and won both. We've won two more than th« Cleveland is at home to Detroit tonight. The Tribe plays six of its final games with the Tigers, two with the still-hopeful Chicago White Sox^ ' New York plays Boston at Yankee Stadium. The Yanks have seven left with the Bed Sox, three with Washington, the club "that's kept us up there," says Manager Casey Stengel, by taking 13 of 22 from CLeveland. Cleveland Manager Al Lopez thinks the difference in games remaining will decide it. "We have eight and they have 10. We have two days off next week and they have only one. 'Can Rotate Pitchers "We can rotate three pitchers and they're going to have to use four or five starters, especially in that last weekend in Boston. They have four games in the last three days. Four Missco 3B Teams in Action Four Mississippi County teams in District 3B are in action tonight, two of them in conference tests. League favorite Keiser plays its Co-Captain Nelson Hopkins and second conference game of the year at Burdette and Lepanto visits Osceola In the two big games of the week. Only other Mississippi County team in action is Wilson at Marked Tree. -Another 3B contest pits Crawfordsville at Marion. Keiser, Wilson and Burdette all three tucked away conference victories in last week's activities. All three won by identical 13-6 scores. Keiser edged Shawnee 13-6, Wilson topped Lepanto 13-6, and Burdette slipped by Marion 13-6. In tonight's games Osceola will b« favored to rebound after losing ;o Blytheville 39-14 last week and land Lepanto its second conference oss. Keiser gets a slight edge over Burdete in what probably will be a thriller, while Wilson will be 'avored to take the measure of Marked Tree. Crawfordsville should win over Marion, High School Football Scores By, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Texarkana, Ark., 46, Atlanta, Tex., 7 Subiaco 39, Mena 0 Murfreesboro 25, Blevins 0 Cotton Plant 46, St. Charles 7 Watson Chapel 20, Pine Bluff 'B" 19 guard Jimmy Robbins will lead the Seminoles into battle against Lepanto at Hale Field. Ed Weldon, flashy freshman halfback for Osceola, who got his baptism of fire with a fine performance against Blytheville last week, has won a starting ber^i this week, Coach said. Wally Jackson Yankees and they've got to catch up. Maybe it won't be easy." Boston Manager Pinky Higgins promised it won't "be easy." Knowing his Red Sox are out of it, he said, "We'll be up for the Yankees. We like nothing better than to beat "them," Stengel More Whimsical Stengel was more whimsical going into the showdown. "I've been reading for two weeks how them two fellas (Lopez and White Sox boss Marty Marion) have been claiming the pennant. I'm surprised neither has won it yet. Maybe they don't want It and maybe we'll win it ourselves." Marlon, four games back with eight left, simply stated a fact: "We're still in it until we're mathematically eliminated." Only one game was scheduled in the majors yesterday and Brooklyn, the National League champ, lost its fifth straight, the Dodger's longest slump of the year. It was a 3-2 decision. in 12 innings at St. Louis as Brooklyn ended its last Western trip ol the year. Stan Musial and Rip Repulsti, with back - to - back homers off rookie Sandy Koufax in the third, pulled the NL even with its own major league home run record of 1,197 set in 1953. i i 3 1 I 1 People of Inherent Good Taste get MORE from MORE taste... MORE quality... MORE enjoyment. lfc«7- drop J(.(UI*I and boltl*d by GLENMORE DISTILLERIES COMPANY Louisville, Kentucky NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH We're not going to make any veiled promises in this ad. We're not going "hog wild" . . . we're not having any 24-hour emergency sale . . . our building is not on fire . . . and we don't have 100 cars that absolutely "must go" by tomorrow morning! 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