The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 11, 1955 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, October 11, 1955
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PAGE TEW BLYTHEVII,LE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, KJu (jeorge lerson Shanks May Be Shoots' Number One Line Prospect Glowing reports about Edgar Allen Shanks' gridiron heroics in the Arkansas-SMU freshman conflict at Texarkana last week, as reported by that ''byline of dependability," The Associated Press, were well-received by cluckasaw followers. The sfory practically mentioned no one else (in the Arkansas squad in showering accolades on Allen's broad back. And his performance in (he game merely confirmed previous reports we had heard concerning his excellent showing in practice. Some sources Indicate lie's considered the lop Hue prospect on the freshman team. All three former Chicks on the Arkansas freshman squad are showing up well. The other two, Danuy Edgmon and John Fang, both played in the Texarkana game last week, though Shanks was the only starter. Danny has been hampered by injuries. He broke a couple of fingers first and then last week pulled a thigh muscle and played only about one quarter of the game. He has turned into a kickoif and extra point kicker, Danny told us during his brief visit here last weekend. And he apparently caught the knack right off. That's how he pulled the leg muscle. Danny also has a tough row fo hoe as far as competition for a starting berth is concerned. He and Fayettcville's pride, Donnie Stone, are presently bucking for the same position, and Stone, one of the state's top prep stars in recent years, has a slight edge so far. Pong, also considered one of the top line prospects, has a bit of a battle on for the starting lineup, too. Right now he's running behind Billy Luplow of Parkin, brother of varsity tackle, Ronnie Luplow. Misscoat ASC And Mississippi County was well-represented in the Arkansas State College loss to Florence State College of Florence, Ala., Saturday night. Howard Cissell, 170-pound suplwmore halfback of Wilson, was far and away the fastest back on field, our informant tells us, and he appeared to be State's number one back. Florence didn't throw passes his way too often as he's good on defense. He was used as a clutch runner and was always good for from six to 12 yards on pitchouts where he could outrun the other team around end. With Tommy Spiers of Osceola as regular quarterback, this county has half of ASC's starting' backfield. J. L. Johnson played practically the entire game at tackle until jarred while trying to upend a raft of single winjc Muckers coining his way in the fourth quarter. Johnson played a solid game and was taken out only for short rests, going back in whenever State was In a critical offensive or defensive si>ot, Florence's offense, incidentally, was quite similar Lo Russell Mosley's. Their coach, Harold Self, is an old Alabama man, having played under Coach Frank Thomas in the 1940's (and State's Gene Harlow was assistant coach at 'Bama at the same time). Chicks Prep for Malvern Abbott Sprains Ankle ?(.< PHEASANT UNDER GLASS—In 1 fi t so t e gi n t targets, near Richmond, Me.. Guv. Edmund b. Mu e. deer hunter, got the limit with two shots. t ged leran Graham, Ameche lop Gainers In Pro Grid League PHILADELPHIA l.-f, — A veter nd a rookie are the lotist of t'i N u '1 Fooiball League, che ni's in ft statistical release di Mid loan Clt'Vt 1 hind's fabulous Olio Gra h.un. who was supposed 10 be sell n i u mu m tead of pitching i(» uil! thf ton passer amon£ C u m onci Be 1 1 Bell's proics 01 ' i md U lie Alan Ameche, i i \ i consin blockbuster, 1 m t n b II LTiTters, ('nine Rjirk t i i \ ho {_ ime back in pro < ill thifi your only to help out i >id friend and ccxich, Paul J \ h i -M \ rtctrd 2fi of 41 p t to Wi vards. two for [oiii-hrlowns-. Only two of Graham's pi h \ e zeiched enemy hands via the interception route. Otto has t\ ri 9 ° \ "it ds per flip. t Blytheville's Chickasaws re! aim to familiar territory this ! \veek to entertain a foe they've never met before after their successful excursion to Tennessee last week. The Tribe plays host to Mal- veni's Leopards at 8 o'clock Friday night at Haley Field. And the Chicks may well be hobbled once again by injuries. Charles Abbott, Blytheville's top ground gainer, nursed an injured leg all last week but made it through the Whitehaven same all right. Then m scrimmage practice yesterday Abbott sprained an ankle. Severity Unknown Severity of the sprain still was no: known this morning. Coach Russell Mosley said ice was put on the ankle immediately and it didn't swell at that time, but it may have since that .time. He said they wouldn't know how bad it was until Inter today. Also still hobbled are quarterback Bobby Jones and end Jimmy Earls. Both have knee injuries. Malvern, Class AA team in central Arkansas, pulled one of tl;e top upsets in the state last week by edging Camden 26-21. Be,at Power Camden, always a power in Dis- ARKANSAS OUTDOORS Arkansas 6ame &Rsh Commission LITTLE ROCK — Ilimtinii .season Is under wny with tlir major part of the season, duck und deer himtinff. drawiim near. Most stale sportsmen aiv cheek- ing their guns for the bi^ days abend. But there Is one sroup "' sportsmen who have dilleiviu targets in mind. They are the fall fishermen who are Boning ready to do a lot of iishinsi. All signs point to fine Ii.-,liini4 during the next two months in Arkansas with bass fishing expected to be at it.s best. During the hoi .summer months, large bass usually feed at night, but when cool weatiier arrives, they move around and do more feeding both day and night. Almost all record-si/e bass taken in Arkansas are caught from the first of October to the first of April, according to reports and surveys compiled by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Float trips on the northern streams of the state in the fall usually bring especially good catches, and the large lakes are also good producers during this From now until October 31st, Die closing tiate of trout fishing. is a good time to try out trout fishing on the North Fork and \Vhilc Rivers. Those who fish for trout in the White River will also get a chance at some fine small- moilth bits.s. Other excellent spots to try ar« the nmfalo, Kings, Black, Current. Eleven Point, Spring, Straw berry. C a c h e , Ouachita, and Saline Rivers. Numerous smaller streams are also good producer." of large ami small- mouth bass. Good spots in the large lak« class are Norlork. Bull Shoals. Ouachita, Blue Mountain, and Marrows. Smaller lakes all over the .slate also furnish good chances to catch large strings of all species. If you like to combine fishing with hunting, a float trip is ideal. And if a floai trip is planned, a gun is handy to have early in the morning and late in the eve- nine, for squirrel hunting. It must be "remembered, however, that shoo-ins squirrels from a boat is prohibited. And be sure you have your hunting license. Lir.le Eddie Lebaron, quarter- the surprising Washington bphiml Graham Miscellany ... The ChickasaAvs and all their followers (and this corner as well) express their deepest sympathy with Bobby Brattpn and his family. Bobby, one of the student mannfiers for the Tribe, had to have one of his legs amputated last week because of a bone tumor. He is in Chickasawba Hospital and reportedly progressing satisfactorily. Incidentally, Bobby's doctor said there is no explanation for the malignancy and no way to relate it to any specific cause. "We just don't know how those things start," he said . . . Blytheville's E. B. Gee, Sr., is playing in the Arkansas Senior Golf Tournament at Little Rock this week . . . Joe Gray, Dyess' star center last year, is now at Scnatobia, Miss., Junior College propping for a first-class college career in basketball. Falcons Show Traits Of the Old Pro Teams By FRANK PITMAN DENVER (A?) — Fred the Falcon, a newcomer to college football, has scratched his talon marks on victim No. 1 and the imprint looks like an old pro's. Fred. Falcon mascot for the U, S. Air Force Academy athletic teams, "d:mks blood and subsists eniin-ly on ''Army > Mule and iNavy Goat meat," the academy, .say:". their seats to a steady chanl: "Beat D. U." The team did and Col. Robert Whitlow, the academy head coach said: j "We're bind to be off the gruondj Porkers Work Pass Defense For Texas Tilt By THE ASSOCIATED I'RESS The University of Arkansas Razorbacks are concentrating this week's practice on pass defense — their biggest weak-. record. ness against the Baylor Bears. | guard Jay Riviere, and guard Matt Goryps. All are expected in j the linnp ai/ainst Southern Metho; cii-u Saturday . but they missed ' rouirh work Monday and Tuesday. The Mustangs worked behind • closed antes as they began hard i drills Tuesday for their conference j opener acainst the Owls. Rice and I SMU were listed as the confer- i ence's top teams in the pre-sea! >on predictions but the Mustangs ' have lost- 2 out of 3 while Rice ha.s L' victories and a tie on Lane Is Expected To Name 'Hutch' ST. LOUIS lAP) — U appeared certain loclny that Frank Lane, new St. Louis Cardinal general manager, was speaking of Fred Hutchinson when he dismissed the question of the conference again this year until it | club's 1956 field manager with one sentence: "We'll name him Wednesday at a 10 a.m. (GST) press conference." Lane, the trading U-izard of base-j. — ball wouldn't sav much more ves- Knox Will Ride Bruin Bench Against Indians trict 3AA, was expected to top the, ran into the fired up sp!it-T offense the Leopards revealed Friday passing" against the Malvern split-T system. Athletics Buy HurlerCrimian From Toronto ky was fired last May and a third party he wouldn't identify as still in the running for the job. Since then, reports have persisted Hutchinson has the job sewed up SAN FRANCISCO (.-Pi — In casa you've been worrying about whether Ronnie Knox will start at tailback for UCLA in its football go mo r bowed in last Suiurduy— I ; , nd very happy that we came out Oddly enough, the 1954 champion Porkers were almost' perfect in this phase of. thc game. The Arkansas pass defense will «et Us -sternest test of the .season in Little Rock's War Memorial Stadium Saturday iiiturnoon. when Arkansas meets Texas. Joe Clements of the Longhorns is rated the finest passer in the conlfrcnce—and one of tiip finest in the nation. Clements ha.s completed 39 out of t>2 pusses for a .629 percentage. His pusses have accounted mr -152 j yards. He has thrown four touch- ' clown passes and five of his tosses have been intercepted. Texas Starts Drill The Longhorns started drills yesterday with backs Mickey Smith and Larry Graham on the sidelines. Both suffered mild concussions in the Steers' 20-0 loss to Oklahoma Saturday. Arkansas, no\v virtually elimi- na ted from the conference race after the 25-liO loss to Baylor, suffered only one disunity in the Baylor battle. Center Harold Sleelmnn suffered an elbow injury but he is expected to pl:iy Saturday. "Our spirit is goinpc to be real good," .said Couch Jack Mitchell. "These boys don't like to t^et ben 1 any more than I do and we're going to win one." Mitchell added Hint his Ra/.or- backs "haven't really been getting beat." "Wo'Xe just been coming out on the \vvong end o£ the stove." he said. Three couirejii:e ui .scheduled this weekend, lor Bears will journey KANSAS CITY—The Kansas City Athletics today announced the pur- its { chase of Jack Crirniaii, voted the j International League's "most valu- j able pitcher last season, for Toron- j to. At College Station. Coach Bear, The Athletics'front office said the Bryant's young and ambitious T-X-J c iub would give up a. considerable A&M Aggies were in excellent! amount of cash, pitcher Mario Aggies Battle TCU to take on thc powerful University of Washington eleven. j Baylor, working almost exclu-j sively on Us had a smooth-j er looking running game than it j displayed last Saturday. Soph Kfn- [ neth Helms, who ran and paw-cd j .so well against Maryland and Arkansas, took over the No. 1 team running chores ahead of junior Bobby Jones and senior Jimmy Davenport. Hice Injuries Rice reported three of iU first- string players injured after Saturday night's victory over Clemson. They included fullback Jerry Hall. HIP? are! Condition find fine spirit as they The Bay-, pi- e pnree to meet undefeated and to Sc-nttlu; unextended Texas Christian. This game conceivably could decide the conference champion, many sportswriters are saying. TCU, like Southern Methodist, worked out in secret in preparing for the capable Aggie eleven Bryant has fashioned at College Station. The Aggies have won three, lost one, while TCU has won four straight. Coach Abe Martin said Monday the Saturday game with Texas A&M would be "an awful lot of fun for the spectators." "Not the coaches," he added "they'll be .suffering." loped thf: University frfshmcn, .14-18. before 17.785 fans —prnbablv the largest paid crowd ever for a frosh football game. D-'iivr funs said they saw thc "uid pro" toiirh in the .sun 1 tack- hiiv, "olid blocking and precise bull handling of the- cadets. Help- !ir/ :M roiiciiiiu the mlhi.s fall ha b>-rn I,;i-,viv:ier T. 'Buck i Shaw, vff.entn colle^KM.e and proUv>.-,ionM couch who was consultant for !)0 d:ivs ended -Srpt. 30. Buck will be b;tc>; next year as the full lime rrwch but for tin; present he's home in S;tn Franci.-c'o while the KaIcons riharpen their talons on rei;ion:tl freshmen leam.s. "The Air Force has an outstanding squad, especially their etub and hah backs," remarked Hale 1 Hardy. Denver University freshman conch, after the game. i Gh« academy's show of tradition ami color was as interesting as its piny inn on the field. Fred the Falcon, a hooded Peregrine Falcon, rode into the sla- j diurn in a motorized model of nrj j F80 jet fighter plane. The Falcon—' on the arm of an airr r :n—flutttired' his wings -A?, thc cutlets cheoTcrt.j The academy's blue-uniformed cadet corps marched onto the gridiron in a display similar to the traditional shows of the Army and Navy cadets. After their march-1 ing demonstration, the cadets broke ranks rind double-timed to Fights Lost Night New York—Lulu Perez, 135, Brook- '• lyn, outpointed Bobby Courchwme. I 131-Ti, Holyoke, Mass., 10. i Brockton, Mass. — Willie Pep, 129'/i, Hartford, Conn., outpointed Charlie TJtone, 128%, Brooklyn, 10. Providence, R. I. — Lou Campa- neJIl, 168, Providence, stopped Mike Glllo, 163, New Haven, Conn. 10. Never Know YOU when the weather will change and a BAtKY CAR Is No Pleasure Who wauls In have to tfcl out and push a stubborn car when (he cold wind is blowing down your collar? You don't 1 am sure — so bring that car in NOW and have our expert mechanics give your car n complete check and be SURE thai it is in perfect running order. • Front Und Service • Ignition Service • Rrakc Service • Transmission Repairs • Kngine Rebuilding • liody Repairs • Motor Tune-up • Hear End Service PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. Your Authorized Ford Dealer 300 Broadway 1'honc 3-M53 • Charcoal • Brown • Slack (/ An intrrrMing version of the efiwwic wfn£-tip ; Jnnnan style nuikct, a li.indsomc companion for your Imnvn or Ian suits, fn addition to rtw M-tip styling, you 1 !! like thc svipple new glove gram leather and you'll iru-l in famous Jarman ''fneiulli- nc*« of fil." Cwue Iry on a pair Uxi»f. rov* SNOI sro*f Ficano and another .pla-v-^-. to be named at a later date for the 28- year-old Crimian who had a 19-K record with Toronto. The total outlay, including value of A's players involved, amounts to about $60,000 the club estimated. The unidentified third party was j with Stanford Saturday, don't. He ' won't. '•Sam Brown is our first string tailback, regardless of whether Knox is physically able to play," Vic Kelley, Bruins' publicity man, told Northern California football writers yesterday. "He moved Kiiox out, of the starting job on ability alone. He's one of the best tailbacks we've evi>r had." As a matter of fact, Kelley added UCLA is loaded in the line and has the backp to produce "what mitiht be the nation's highest scoring learn." "We are not embarrassed by the | believed to be Jimmy Keane, I Omaha manager. "I'm looking for the man I think can do the job for me," the former White Sox general nnmaner said. "If he fails on the field, then I'll fail in the front office. " Huichlnson Due in Town .Asked if Hutchinson wa.s due in town, the 59-year^ld Lane paused. then finally said. "well, yes, if ther.e is a reason for him to be here." As for t rade.s . L n IIP su id " u e ' re just in the talking siaye now." The man who made 241 denls involving 353 players in seven years at Chicago said he's already talked m , my remarks made by Ronnie's to Wid Mathews of the Chicago stepfather, Harvey." Kelley said. Cubs, . Buzzy Baviisi of the Bruok- "Tlie only Knox we're interested in lyn Dodgers, Roy Hamey of the; is ,, he boy . n am . 0 ne's embarrassed Philadelphia Phillies, Joe Cromn i , . of the oBston Red Sox and Gabc' l>y the constant talk, its possibly Paul of the Cincinmiti Reds. 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