The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 4, 1938 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, February 4, 1938
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PAGE SIX Rank '.Around' Top. In County; Girls' Teams Meet In Prelim BY J. P. FRIEND The Blythevillc Chickasnw cag- ers get the season's acid test tonight at the national guard armory when they meet Manila, defending county champions, in what should prove the highlight cf tlie home schedule. - Tlie two girl teams will v o]>ei> the double header, starting nt 7:15. Led by Lee J. Blackwood imu Bert Williams, two sharp shooting forwards, the Manila quintet will present a high scoring machine. Every member k n potential scorer nn<J hns /oiled to score but in few games Hits campaign. They have n well rounded (cam and one of the outstanding favorites for the county crowns (his POOllJUUfilNC:— without wish- year. ; Ing to alibi for die niylhpville boys Manila fans are acclaiming Bill • w ''o lost, liie judging marred Hip Shockley, star guard, as Hie best! [' 'urnnmr-nt . . . TO Ibis corner in this part of the state. He lias '^appeared vri-y incompetent and BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS The, Dope Buck (it Hy J. 1'. I-Yh'lul Jack Frost's Sister GOOD IJECORD-Tlic Mid-South Golden (Moves tournament for liKjii has jjonc down into hlslory Three lUythevllli' rcproscnlaUves will wear novice crowns for (lit- ensuing year . . . Tlu-y are Hiujli Haibcrt, Jr., middleweight, Aaron By fd, u'vlteni'olKht, and Atlas James (Holland. .Mo,), flyweight . Three jnoie unlive .sons, Richard Robeils, paperweight. Cartho) Hyde, bantamweight, and James "Han" Rch?'-fs, !'';ht hci'.vy, annoyed second places . . . i'rorliicliv.; three chamuiiuis and three runner-ups out of eight isn't half bad . Especially in view of the (act that Coach Joe Craig issued hi.s nrst I call abom a month ago , , . Bly- I theville should be pnm'il of h'cr j young "lorn! gladiators . . . As' has been tlie case of all alhletic teams to represent the chickasaw city, thc-y gave an cmOlrnl nrroiint of themselves from every standpoint, ajid ranted (lie respect, and favor of the 5000 01 wiliwssctl llu> two nights' si sow . been the sparkplug of their learn. perfonning well on the defense find looping his share of the field goals: Anxious to atone for their one point defeat at Stmwncc the first, usly partial' to Mcmpiitaus 'Hie cash customers on inure Ihsin one orcuslon .displayed theii- dis- "I'asui'c willi continued rounds of booing . . . According lo the writers score .sheet Sonny l,]oyd JJUIIIL. utuctiL HI, anawncc inc lust, ••••^••^ .-nun.- Muifi ^ouny i,!oyn of the week. Coach Joe Dllily's big llll(l Richard Roberts should have Mvponers will be oil! for revenue. I , cn declared winners . . . j.lowl, They have been pointing lo lhls!|'' 1 " > •'"faulted (o Van Dyke Potts, game and should be in dp top' «' c »i|'lils. through a misunde-r- shape. standing, was permitted to ngbt shape., v Dlldy has .announced no changes 'from the first string starters wltlcli include Dnnny Warrington and Carl Hughes, t'orwaias, Bill Godwin, center, Russell Mosley and Tommy Warrlngton, guards. Manila Is expected to start with Blackwood and Williams, forwards, Clarence Shickley, center, James • Fowler nnd B. Shockloy, guards. Tlie Jincups for the lassies have on Ihc final card Appearing Blackwater Wins Three Games In Cage Tourney lil.'ii.-Xwiitei- boys and fcli-|s «'& n three games of eight plnyod In the wiekly round robin cage tourna-J ineiil at the armory Thursday n\«\ii. Blackwalor boys dcfealcd Dell, 8 ] to 4, Forly nnd Kight, 26' to W. ' lilackwatcr girls defeated Dell 1'J to 8. The niyllicvUle Junior boys wore bealcn by Ihc Gosnell toys, IK lo 2, and Ihe Ciosnell girls nnd n|y- llievlllc girls played lo a 1-7 tie. Ekron boys trounced the Kiniy and Eighl boys. 13 lo 4. Ynrbio's girls defeated Arinorcl glrl.s, 22 lo 15 out Armorers tx>ys easily trimmed the Ynrbro boys II lo I. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1938 Jack Frost's sister is a nominee for snow squcch of the Western Pennsylvania winter snarls cnniival at Knne, Feb. Ti-lS. She is Lucille Frosl, above, n school teacher. Miss Krost really hns n brother, Jack. shclb.v,' a Memphis youth. Sonny gave him n first, dnss -boxlini night, now he Is completing details Jew-mi , . . weaving and tabbing- for Hie liaseliali school lie and Cow- In his characteristic style. Sonny l)oy Jones are (o hold iil'Natehc/ caused Shelby to miss as often as " not been learned. Marvin Graves, former Northeast Arkansas league umpire, and Arkansas Stale slar athlete, will officiate In both games. Holland Teams Drop Two Games To Hayti HOLLAND. Mo.. Feb. •), - The Holland baskclball teams lost n doubleheader to Hayti Tuesday night when the two teams met on the Holland court.Tlie Hayli girls won their game 30-20. and the Hayti boys won, 23-17. At Uhc end of the first quarter the score was Hayti girls 7, Holland girls 8. During the game several disagreements arose to passing the ball in two throws down the court to the forwards. At the beginning of the last quarter the score was 23-24, nnd to the end of (he game it was very close. At about a minute to go Kenlcy. Holland's star forward, failed to make'a free throw that would have lied the game and given Holland a chance to win. High scorer for Ilnyti was . Whitelock. and Kenley was iiigl for Holland. In the boys' game Holland would have been higher if their ability to make free throws had not been he connected ., . . And when Shelby missed he usually caught Sonny's rights and lefts on the . . As we saw It, he can-led Ihe tight, all the way . Rlchnrd Roberts- out-riislieil, Little out- , ,„„boxed ami out-maneuvered .Sammy Berzaiisky. Memphis, nccorrtliv to our version, yet Herainsky " given (lie nod . Uerziinsky did n lot of leather throwing but failed lo connect often '. . . Even if Ihe milling had been even Roberts should hnve been emitted lo Hie decision because of his aggressiveness . . . nut the judges had other ideas . . . And after all, i suppose they were entitled to their opinions ... It is a thankless Job. this judging business, and everyone can't lie pleased , * « • THE REASON-Local fans were visibly shocked to learn that James "Bab" Roberts had not only lost his lls-hl heavyweight Golden Gloves title, but had been knocked out . . . "What happened, what was (he matter with 'Dab'?" they asked . .-. Not discrediting- Orlopli Goss, his conqucrcr, in any way for lie fought the better fight and' was the belter boy in the ring Wednesday night, Roberts will beat, him every week should they meet , "Bab" just wasn't there , He wasn't In shape and wasn't a shell of his former form . , . The reason: Scon after enrolling nt (\ w University of Alabama ho was informed of Ihc Soiilhcastern conference ruling with reference GOOD AND DAD NEWS — We were glad lo learn that Elmer Circhoff will be back In the Northeast Arkansas League this summer . . . The SI. Louis Browns, who own him, hnve announced lhat he "1 manage (heir new Balesvillc m ... A gentleman, off and on the diamond. Klrchoff is a valuable asset lo baseball ... At Osceola lie compiled a good record, lending the loop nt shortstop . . . He was a constant threat at, bat . . . Especially was he lough for Giant pitchers lo gel out . . . They probably don't share my enthusiasm over his return caul blame 'cm, cither . o mae ree throws had not been 1 ng w reerence In quite so low. They made 0 out of "ndcrclassnien participating In more 21. Trainor, with 7 points for Hayti |K1 " ° llc tournament, other tlnn was high man and Klfer with 5 '"ti-'reoltcglntc . . . since lie could was high for Holland, with a follow up of Crook and Bunch, who were good scoring men, Onc not go to Nashville even if he should win at Memphis. Roberts do cided to pass up the idea . . . Hi went out for football, instead Saturday night Early iUnxwcll culled Hank Crisp and told him to scud "Hub" lo Memphis . . . He ha billed "Bab" and n«-d«i him to complete his plans . . . Going lo Nashville didn't matter ... so Bab caught a rattler and rushed lo Memphis without having put on a glove or worked out since de- left Blythcville . , . He was slow, had no coordination and was an ensy mark for Ihe hard hiltiii" Kollandale, Miss,, boxer To Hold Tri-County Tourney At Hayti CARUTHEHSVILIiE. Mo.. Feb. 4. —The annual Girls' Tri-Comily Basketball Tournament will be held next week at Hayti, on Wednesday. Thursday and Friday. Feb. 9. 10. 11. Eight teams will compete, from Dunklin, New Madrid and Peinis- cot comities. First, second and third places will be awarded. There will be leu games in all, and Herb Moore, Poplar BJuff. will officiate Teams ciUered"'nre Dccrlng, Holland, Matthews, Holcomb, Ilisco. Slccle. Lilbonrn and Hayli. Games on Wednesday and Thursday nlgtits will begin al U:3l). ubile the consolation game will be held at 7:30 and the championship game at 8:30 Friday night. Four games will be pluved Wednesday nnd Thursday nights. Pairings tor Ihe opening rouiul of play Wednesday night arc: l.ilbourn versus Holcomb, Slech' versus Mal- Ihews. Deering versus Holland, and Ris:'0 versus Hayti. Ten Marks Set In Extra Long Iowa U. Tank IOWA CITY, In. (Ul'i—Ten na- tinnal intercollegiate swimming reoord.s have been established in tilt 1 UjiiviT.sily of lowa'.s 1.10 foot Pugilist Turns Artist And Paints Knockdown PHILADELPHIA (UP) — Joe Brown, Philadelphia sculptor and former Temple University athlete who has been appointed boxing Instructor at Princeton University, should know the subjccls which tie chooses for Ills art. A figure titled "Dropped" has been entered In the annual show of Ihe Academy of the pine Arts by Brown. It deplete a Iraxer who has been knocked down and is at- tcinpllng lo regain his feel. Hrown was twice captain of Hie Temple boxing team and was undefeated in light-heavyweight collect: competition nnd nine professional bouls. His work was on exhibition during the last Olympic Games. Coast Leaguer Wins Florida Realtor Rank SARASOTA. Fla. IUP)—Johnny Moore, slugging outfielder whom Ihe Philadelphia Phillies recently sold to the las Angeles club of .he Pacific' Const league, had. be- :ome a full-Hedged realtor. Moore recently passed tlie stale examination in Tampa and is the first professional ballplayer to become a Florida real estate sales- nan since, the "boom" days a Ken years ago. When hi.s baseball playing: dnys arc over Moore exacts to •'settle down in Ihe real cslate business here, whore he has lived for Ihe past five winter seasons. New Diesel Locomotive Powered by 5 Engines DAVENPORT, la. (UP)—A new ICO-lon Diesel switch locomotive, built by the Davenport Hosier Corp. Is being tested here by the Denver, Rock Island fc Northwestern railroad In conjunction wilh the Calerpillar Tractor Co.. I'eovia, 111., which supplies the engines. Powered by five engines, the new locomotive is of streamline design, with the cab in (he middle to nlfovd belter vision in ellii- er direction for Ihe switching engineer. ALABAMA BOUND-Don'l look pool. Seven cf (lie nine existing rec- ----- — *•"» .onis for a 20 yard course have now but ruiotiicr ex-Chick will be been made at iowa. while three caving for the University of Ala- o f nine loiif course record, have oama soon . . . ji, s i ns S0 on as : been set here. Michigan men hold he makes some scholastic adjust- . ninc of u lp ,.,, cor( j s Villik . ,, 1( . SIMM WHISKEY This Whiskey Is 2 Years (\ MOJ. Old 90 PRODI" HIRSCH DISTILLING COMPANY CITY, MISSOURI incuts, Homer "Bo" Besharsc ... expected lo join Jimmy Tiuton. Herschel Mosley. Gene ninckivrll. James Roberts,, LeHoy Brown and Lloyd Wise . . . Besharse is an all-round performer, but gained most fame as a halfback. 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