The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 8, 1954 · Page 11
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, October 8, 1954
Page 11
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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1954 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE BLBTBM Whitehaven Deals Out First Loss to Paps Juniors Suffer 19-13 Setback in Thriller By CHARLES FENN JR. Courier News Special Writer Blytheville's junior Papooses saw their hopes for another undefeated season go by the, boards last night as they were outplayed by a heavier Whitehaven, Tenn., junior team 19-13 at Haley Field. It was the Paps' first defeat in four games with junior teams. The only other time they have tasted defeat this year was at the hands "B" team in a of a high school practice game. Whitehaven's Tiger Cubs proved themselves more than the Blytheville Papooses could handle. It was Whitehaven's game all the way. Coach Fisher had 33 boys on the field warming up to me 30 from Whitehaven, but the Tennesse boys had more pounds if les count, anfl wound up with mor counters. Whitehaven's captain, Osborn ' took Slick Nelson's .opening kickof and advanced to the 30 for a te yard gain from receiving point Davis, the co-captain, on a driv went to the Blytheville 30 for pick-up of fifty yards for a firs down deep in the home territory. Pulley, Moore, and Coalter threw in some fine defense tackles, bu the Cubs continued to gain to th Blytheville ten when a 15 yard pen alty set the ball back to the Paps 30..Whitehaven's Ferrell picked ui ten yards and it was second dowi and twelve to go for the visitors Thru the air and over end the Cub scored and converted. 1 Recovered Fumble Whitehaven on a ground-kick re covered the ball on the Blythevill 48 where the Paps went to work and pushed them back to the 4 and held them for downs. On a pitch-off from Coalter to Ross, the Paps invaded the enemy's terri tory to the 46, followed up by an other pitch-off Coalter- to Moore tc the 35. The first quarter whistle saved a fumble by Colater seven yards behind the line of scrim mage. The second quarter began with an' intercepted pass from Coalle intended for Gillis, nullified by t 15 -yard penalty against the vis itors for interference. Seconc down and one to go when Coaltei tossed to Williford for a first down on the Whitehaven eight, followed by 1 a five yard offsides penaltj against the Paps. A lateral die not work. Jaroe tried and Willi ford tried, and Ross replaced Ja roe, but Whitehaven's left tackle Gray was in everybody's way anc the Cubs took possession of tlr ball. Pass Works Coach Fisher's boys tightened up their defense and their line hek until the Cubs had to kick out o: their trouble. Coalter took the puni on his 20 and ran it back to the 43. He chose his partner Moore to take a pass which netted 2< yards to Whitehaven's 20. Jaroe could not get anywhere with yei low shirts all over the Blytheville backfield, but on the next play Coalter handed off to Moore anc set the ball in scoring position on the five. Pulley carried over on the ground, but the Paps could not ge the extra point. Sandlin's ground kick barely got past the 50 to the 49 where a pass from Davis to Novel was good for a twenty yarc gain and a first down on the Blytheville 28. McAlister on an end-around looked like he would go all the way but Coalter and Moore showed they were A defense team, too, stopping him for only an night yard gain. Whitehaven suffered another 15 yard penalty on the next play for holding, and the "unstoppable" Osborn recovered twelve of them thru the line. Coach Fisher sent his big boy Brown, who must have put some fear into the Tiger Cubs for an incomplete pass was close to good it brought the fans to their feet. 7-fi At Half Williford and Gillis bottled up Osburn for a 15 yard loss to end the half 7 to S. Whitehaven, with a good kick to •WAIT!- l /v Don't beat jour '^ head against a. brick wall antll loo'Te tried . . . GYPSY BOB'S RUB LINIMENT HESTER'S C BEST -», GRADE A oo.., TON!. 10 iPlui Ttz on 2 TOM or More) S. Highway 61 Pfcoitf POplar the Paps' 20, was able to push Moore back to his 15, a five yard loss from where he received the ball- In a double play, Coalter to Williford, it was just short of a first down. James Pulley on end-around carried to the 45 for the first and ten. McAlister from the "Volunteer" state intercepted Coalter's pass to give the Tiger Cubs the ball on the line of scrimmage. Moore's tackling kept McAlister from going all the way, On two successive plays thru the line Whitehaven gathered another first down, but their Davis was unable to cope with the Paps' big Brown and was thrown for a two yard, loss. A short pass for a gain of five yards was not enough and the ball went over to the Paps on downs. Coalter picked up five, promptly lost on an offside penalty. Osburn pulled down a pass intended for Moore and John Taylor stopped the unstoppable. Thru the line the boys from the south went for another first followed by a short pass to Mendenhall for the second TD, but the try for the extra point was no good. On Whitehaven's kick to the Blytheville ten, Coalter picked up his usual ten yards. Pulley went over center for 27 yards and Coalter made his ten around end with the best interference shown by the Paps in the ball game. Third .quarter ended with the score Whitehaven 13, Blytheville 6, and the ball 38 yards from the Whitehaven goal, first down, Coalter to Moore Scores On the first play of the last quarter Moore took trie ball out of the air from Coalter and went all the way, followed by Coalter's quarter-back sneak for the extra point to tie up the ball game 13 to 13. Slick Nelson made a nice kick again to and the Back Davis only to have the Cubs go thru the line for a seven yard gain on the next play. The unstoppable Osburn began another drive, pulverizing the Blytheville, line with his interference, steadily advancing to the Paps' twenty. McAlister followed perfect blocking to the ten. A pass set the ball on the one yard line and Farrell went thru the line for a touchdown. The Tiger Cubs could not rack up the extra point. Coalter took the kick on his twenty, where he was downed by Osburn. and on tha next play, an incomplete pass from- Coalter intended for Moore, the Blytheville passer was hurt and left the game replaced by Bratcher, Held for downs, the Paps lost the ball on their 20 on a play that sent Moore off the field injured. The Cubs broke thru the line for five when the men in the striped shirts declared the game over — Whitehaven 19, Blytheville 13. This football game was just as much an exciter as the score indicates. If the Whitehaven Tigers put a comparable team against the thicks tonight. Coach Mosley has small worries. Yellow shirts were conspicuous in the Blytheville backfield all thru this game the Whitehaven twenty Paps slopped Quarter- Caruthersville Gridders Travel Tigers Journey To Copt Girardeau For Game Tonight By SONNY SANDERS CARUTHERSVILLE — The Tigers will go to Cape Girardeau tonight to play Cape Central, John McGuire's team, with a 3-1 record, will be meeting one of the 1953 Big Eight Conference co-champions when they take on Cape. Cape Central, coached by Payne Muir, is not as strong as it has been in the past while the Tigers have had a reasonably successful season at this point .— starting things off in the season's opener by snapping the Portageville Bulldog's 23 game winning streak by the score of 31-0. Lats year Cape Central defeated Caruthersville 55-0 when the two played here. Here are the probable lineups for tonight's game; Caruthersville Pot. Cape Central Hill or Lay ~~ - - Willis McGill Richards Taylor Grigory McCIanahan or Lay Bartholomew Leslie L. Cook Hughes LE LT LG C RG RT RE QB LH RH Erlbacker Buelbw or Welch Thompson Miller Lowes or Perry Patmore Meisenheimer Hunt Abla fichack Fights Last Night By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAGINAW, Mich.—Snm Piliarik, 158 and young Chico, 163, Detroit, Hialeah race course, open all year as a tourist attraction, drew 169,060 visitors during the summer months (June, July and August). The folks come to look at the flamingos and tropical landscaping. of the juniors. The Paps were definitely outweighed and did well to hold the score so close as the final tally counted Blytheville Paps Gillis Coleman McGuire Sftndlin Nelson Taylor Williford Coalter Moore Ross Pulley Beginning; Line Up Pos. RE RT EG C LO LT LE QB LH RH FB Whitehaven Tiyer Cubs Mendenhall Trag Hickman Hale Buchan Gray Novel Davis Parell Osborn SOMETIMES THEY DON'T! —Charley Almcda. .a Marine bandsman tries a difficult 360-dcgrec jump turn on water skis in Washington—and docsn t make it. (NLA) New Bidder Appears In Move to Save A's By CHARLES CHAMBERLAIN CHICAGO (AP) — The meeting of American League club owners in Chicago Tuesday to try to decide what is going to happen, if anything, to their poor relatives, the Philadelphia Athletics, could be a stormy one. At present, the man of mystery I Johnson also said he expected in the bidding for the club's franchise is Tommy Richardson of Williamsport, Pa., president of the Eastern League and a member of Jie A's board of directors. He is a mystery only to the extent that nobody seems certain if he really has the backing of wealthy friends to the tune of $3, 750,000 to match the bid of Arnold Johnson, the Chicago financier who wants to move the A's to Kansas City. The Chicago Tribune today said it has learned that Richardson "has told intimates he has succeeded in raising funds to meet the $3,750,000 purchase price.' Will Harricige, American League president, told the Chicago SunTimes: Richardson Not Mentioned "I talked to Roy Mack several •imes during the day and he made no mention of being; able to raise the money. Nor did he say anything about Tommy Richardson gaining enough Philadelphia capital to buy out the club and keep there. The persistent and tireless Johnson, meanwhile, is waiting for reports whether there will be time double-deck the Kansas City stadium before the season starts In April. Would Pay Yanks "If there isn't time. I'll withdraw my offer," declared Johnson. "Sept. 15 to 20 was supposed to be the deadline for starting to pay "a reasonable amount" to Southern Cal-TCU Tilt Tonight Kicksoff Heavy College Card Oklahoma-Texas Encounter Tops Full Saturday Slate By HUGH FULLERTON JR. By Th« Associated Pre«s Southern California, which may be one of the nation's best college football teams, risks its unbeaten record against a youthful and unpredictable Texas Christian team tonight, but whatever the talented Trojans do is likely to be forgotten once the rush of Saturday's big games gets underway. So far this season,,. Southern California has crushed Washington State and Pittsburgh and barely squeaked past Northwestern — a three-game record that hasn't Impressed the experts enough to earn the Trojans a top rating:. The TCU youngsters were last and fiery enough to throw a scare into Oklahoma, now the No. 1 team in the weekly Associated Press poll but they followed that by dropping a close decision to Arkansas. This game tops a slender Friday night card that also Includes Miami (Pla.) vs. Holy Cross. Denver vs. Montana and Davidson vs. Presbyterian. Rice-Wisconsin DO TV Then on Saturday, come such games as Oklahoma vs. Texas at Dallas, Wisconsin vs. Rice (the televised Game of the Week) Pur- the New York Yankees for their Kansas City American Assn. territory. The Yankees had threatened to join the Washington Senators and Detroit Tigers to block the proposed shift to Kansas City unless payment for territorial rights was adequate. Six of eight league clubs must approve a franchise switch. FOR CAB COMFORT Truck Seat Covers — $5.00 and up Truck Seats—We've Got 'Em GILBERT'S AUTO Hlfhwaj 11 North UPHOLSTERY rhona 3-5742 Sunny Brook enjoy the OThl*key that's Hie "know-how" brinj* you many good things In III.: he's • famous manufacturer. In his glass * Old Sunny Brook. Hlssmlls nils you thatl KENTUCKY BLENDtO I--— I WHISKEY 5 JOS |J55 JPt. I 54 KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKEY JJ85 S05 44 SJ05 . J Pt. V4/5QI. JPt. I HPt. *4/5Qt. JPt. I !-i Pt. 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But Texas beaten by Notre Dame two weeks ago, looks on this game as an opportunity to reinstate the idea that It is by far the best team in the Southwest. Wisconsin Ranks 3rd The Rice-Wtsconsin meeting brings together two of the season's most talented and colorful bncks on any major teams. It's Rice's Dicky Moegle, a 3p«edy, «luslv« runner against Wisconsin's Alas (The Horse) Ameche. mountain who crushes opposing tacklers. Wisconsin is the No. 1 learn in this week's AP poll behind Oklahoma and UCLA. Furdue, which hid it* dtjr of glory in beating Notre Dame, nun eiperl«nc«d t, wealth at backs. They're fifth and respectively, In the weekly ratings.. Stanford, a lightly regarded team until It whipped IlllnoU before the TV spectators last week. can establish itself more strongly by beating a high-scoring Navy team In the day's top game on the Pacific Coast. Second - ranked UCLA has a comparatively *olt one against Washington. Into a well-balanced, Duke team that has good sixth, U. S. Davis Cup Team Is Picked NEW YORK HP) — The United States again will pin Its hop«s on Vic Scixas and Tony Trafcwt to take the Davis Cup back from Australia this year. The Diwls Cup selection committee yesterday named the American champion and Trabert along with Hamilton Richardson, the intercollegiate champion from Baton Rouge, La. Bill Talbert ag«in,WM named non-playing capUln. LEVEE TAXES NOW DUE! Will bt in Blytheville Oct. 1st to 16rh at Courthouse Osceola Oct. 18th to 23rd at Courthouse Mail your checks, with exchange, or Money Order*, without exchange, together with your tax statement*, to me at Box 358 Wilson, Ark. Emily P. Trammel Collector 1. Tan Moccasin Toe With Leather Sole $7.95 2. Cherry Tone or Black "U" Tip .... $8.95 3. Cherry Tone Embossed Vamp Loafer $8.95 4. Cherry Tone or Black With Storm Welting $9.95 FAMILY SHOE STORE 1312 W. Phono 2-2342] BACK THE CHICKS AND PAPS

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