The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 31, 1955 · Page 12
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PAGE TWELYB BLTfWSYTLMI (ARK.)' COWWBR MONDAY, OCTOPRn 31, IMS Chick Cage Squad Begins Drills Today Rlvfhpville's ketbalf Chickasaws get . On football SCaSOn today 's has-, Blvihovile hss technically been ' as ; [ Crem . e rules requiring round-robin Crem . e rue Coach Jimmy Fisher begins jpiay. the chicks footballers have not DUttin" his "cagers through! been eligible tor championship daily drills in preparation f or | competition .h^M.^ their first season as a "member | ^ ; gl] B|thl of the Big Eight and Blylhe- ; team ,. for b . lsket . baM lmmm -. !in d ville's first participation in am- 1 thUR wlU ^ade the arsi Biyiiic- letics for the Big Eight Cham- i ville tram to take part ta a full- pionsllip. i fl e ( 'g f d conference member. ____ After Great Effort Saturday The Tribe will bepin daily workouts m Haley Field Gym this afternoon, but Fisher will be without his aces from last year's District 3A champions. That is. he'll be without them until football season is over. The nucleus of last year's squad. Charles Abbott, Fred HoriRe. Freddy Akers aud Bobby Jones, a to provide much of the Chicka.saw attack on the football field. Another Chicka?aw gririd erf- ex- Hog Chances for Good Season Look Brighter pet: ted to help the Tribe on t&e 1-011 n is t>nd Jimmy Bratcher, who may end up as the otlier starter together I with the foursome listed above. F'isher h:is several boy.s coming up ' tram last year's B squad due to Rive the Chicks a bis a^ist. Chief anionp .thp.se is Billy Daniels, high-scoring :oi-\vHvcl for the Bees, last year. The lanky Daniels had about a 20-poim •average for the season. I David Holt, is another up from ' Ids* yenr'.s B squad who should help. i Three .sophomores, two of them j phtyintf football for the Chicks, are {expected to .show up well in high ; school. They are priddlers Chai'le.-. 1 CorJter and Ed Moore and Bill Wyati. UNSCHEDULED ACROBATICS- attempling the last jump of the H, -Eddie impton Ewari Court takes * Handicap ; fore the ball could be kicked. ; Wood tried it anyway and ihe i ball fell far short. The Razorbacks' only other I ihretucnins; scsim'e of the eame spectacular fall Hurdle Race at from Hurst Salmon Prince Park, England. Faurot Rumored Under Fire . , ST. LOUIS (API — Petitions seeking (he removal of Don Faurot. creator of the split-T ! where "Soil christia°n fumble^nli'd formation and football coach at the University of Missouri since 1935, are being circulated i A&M recovered. ' " ! in the state, the Post-Dispatch says. ' fi'ound aalner with 6^ va"d? o-J ^ e P e Mi ons - n ° l bearing the, Joseph in western Missouri a:id: Conference coacacs. Mi.iiouri de'• IS cirnes Texas A&M" fullb-icici !lames " f ihe ' ! ' originators, report-1 have spread lo Si. Louis, the news-i tpated Colorado 20-12 S.uurciaj lo 1\OW that the Arkansas Razorbacks have fought off the ' p V h .-d 63 vartl* nn' H-^'V orleinnied with ihe school's! paper said yesterday. lend a seven game losing streak, - - - - -•- J " '-- c '•" . a us u •*' alumnl m Kansas Ciiy and St.I Faurot is dean of the Big Seven the longest of any Missouri team FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Southwest Conference bully boy Texas A&M, on even terms, their chances for a respectable season record appear somewhat brighter. . . -,,<;,, Coach Jack Mitchell's Porkers mustered a 79-yard drive in the waning minutes ol Salia- day's contest to gain a 7-7 tie. lop the plays all of £ftme. i made 55 ya onnie Unclerw behind Carpenter the at half- *f the Razorbacks can win one ol their next two conference games, against Rice and Southern Methodist, and down a mediocre Louisiana State eleven, they'll finish the season with five triumphs against four losses "Tlicv weren't playing like they) to the first unit after Mitchell ex-, back, got 29 yards on five Carrie were willing to settle for '< Arkansas mounted two tie.' long drives against the Aggies, but the porkers folded on the one foot line at the end of the first one. ... nd a and for an uneasv moment it looked .llu vl aim l\il n" uin-i.-v .. tie. Obviously, they also may well 1 as If they'll do the same thing on end up with six defeats against I the second march. the three victories and a tie which I Most of the afternoon was de- they already have. I voted to fighting Texas A&M a*ay Mitchell says he thought the from the Arkansas goal. Four A°-irie Kame was marked by a limes, the Aggies drove inside Ihe tremendous desire to win on both! 20 only to be held by the Porker pelled Billy Ray Smith from the j Carpenter had 20 yards squad for keeping late hours. Be-1 rushes: and Joe Thomasson made queue easily was the Razorbacks , 2(i yards on seven runs, best lineman Saturday. I Ark . msas ( r i ed u passes and Neither team could score in the I coinple i ed iive fol . 78 va ,. ds WaU£ . first half, but the Aggies made. f , colmectec | on good use of their superior line to \ take the. klckoff opening the third i quarter 59 yards for their touch- three of five Ags, Mustangs Set For SWC Showdown aides. Great Effort "Our boys made a great effort in the fourth quarter," he said. Prominent among the Arkansas forwards was tackle George Bequette, a reserve who w«s moved Oklahoma Extends Win Streak to 25 By JIM MONROE NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma's powerful Sooners have scored 140 points in their last three games and bowled over six straight opponents this season.to stretch the longest current winning streak in college football to 25 — but they haven't hit their stride yet. At least, that's the opinion of rugged co-cnptain Bo BoHnger, All-America guard candidate from Muskogee. \ "We can play loU better than ve have in any game so far this year," Bolingcr said. "I don't think we've really hit our stride." Bplinge.r contends the Sooner.s play well when they're behind in a game—but they're seldom behind. He bases that contention mainly on the Colorado game a week ago. Tlie ambitious Buffs, taking advantage of Oklahoma errors, jumped off to a two touchdown lead early in the second quarter. Hi was {hen the Sooncvs really showed oi'f their gridpower. They throws for 60 yards, i\nd Christian hit one of three for 13. Underwood completed his only pass for down. j lve vards, Halfbacks John Crow and Loyd, • Taylor made most of the ground! uiswtmnea on" short gains through the line \ Couth Mitchell told reporters and Jimmy Wright's 10-yard pass 1 following the game that he wasn't to Taylo rin the end zone brought; satisfied with a tie, but a clo?e the tally. ; examination of the statistics in- ArkansaK' first moved toward; dicates he has little ground for the Ageie goal was a magnificent! disappointment. drive that carried 84 yards before: Arkansas held a slight edge Injoi By HAROLD V. RATL1FF The Associaled Press The Texas Aggies, holding first place in the Southwest Conference football race by a thread, meet Southern Methodist's big. tough Mustangs at College Station Saturday night in a ganle of vast importance to both teams. Only a half-game ahead and fac-, Methodist, ranked second or third'. under Faurot At Kansas City alumni association officials said they knew of no ami Faurot peitions. 'Any Action Unofficial' Chester L. Brewer Jr., president of the Kansas City associaiion. said any such action would be very unofficial. "Nothing; is foreseen within the next six months." he said. "Don is 54 and sooner or later there. will be a change. But not before the end of ihe season." Duiton Brookiield, another prom-, iiient alumnus, .said "as far as we're concerned, Faurot can write his own ticket." i A fullback on Faurot's first Missouri team. Clair (Butchl Houston, three more conference Eoes.j is fighting- for its life. Texas A&M..J \vas Quoted by the Post-Dispatch the Aggies have to win them all! picked for last in most quarters, is as saying he had been asked to to attain their cherished dreams leading- the race. .seek signatures favoring: Faurot's championship they weren't Rice, the biggest disappointment removal. CX^M.MK on the Aggies' one-foot! all offensive departments, but the! supposed to see this year. wiih three losses and one tie in Threw Petition Away line Henrv Moore Geor»e Walker I Porkers earned most of their] For Southern Methodisi it's the'six games, lost 20-16 last week to; Houston, now an elementary Preston Carpenter sparked aground on the (wo long-drives. The i showdown. The Mustangs took • Kentucky. school principal here, was quoted smooth ground attack to the A&MJrest of the time A&M dominated ! their first, conference licking last! a saying "I threw it (the petition i 29, from where Walker passed 19 i play. I week, 19-18 to -Texas, and defeat vards to carpenter on the 10 I For example. Arkansas rolled npj at the hands of the Aggies virtually ' Two line plays and a penalty I 395 yards in total offense to 272; would knock them out ot con- put the ball on'the Aggie 3. wUiv-for A&M. However, 163 yards of! tention, slightly less than three yards need-| Arkansas' total, more than half 01 The Aggies were sailing along eri for a first down. Moore mid! it. .was made in the two drives. I smoothly until they ran into Ar- Carpenter were slopped in thrusts, Arkansas led in livat downs 15-12.1 kansa* on homecoming day in the at, the line, and the Aggies took but two of the Porkers' first, downs j Ozarks. They were glad to settle over a foot awa; from the goal. were gained by penalties. The Arkansas needed 13 plays to get iLs lotichdown on the 79-yard ad-i rt'tu: vance late in the fourth quarter, i punt Razorbacks also failed to of Texas AfcM's five but the Agck\>' don't kick for a 7-7 tie. Texas Meets Baylor Six-Man Tag Bout Booked For Mat Card Six- the yardage, a 10-yard pass from exploded for three hyhtnmtr tnueh- downs before the half and went on to win 56-21. Play When Necessary "When we see that we've got to piny, we can. If we'd play as \vell when we get out, ahead as we do when we fall behind, we'd, be a lot better bull club." The Knnsns State »amc Sulur- clay Is a good cxnmple of how the tciini eases up. Bolimier said. Tlie .second - ranked SonnnrH struct fiirly and owned a 33-0 lead at the iiiilf. The ball game ended 40-7 "We not ("at and happy in Ihe .second half," Bolinyer said. "We didn't play like we are capable off Glen Wood was .sent in to try ai pluyintf," I field goal. The game ended be- Again, Moore. Walker and Carpen-, the ball vary far, and allow small ler alternated in gaining most of; room for IT!urns. The walker to Carpenter set off the veteran halfback on an 18 yard jvurni through a broken field In \ A«vM the four. Three straight bucks. TCU moved the ball to within a foot • Texas nf the goal, tmd Wr.lker followed j SMU his lefi «uard into !he end zone) Arkan.s on the fourth play. The capable. Baylor quarterback; then kicked the Lying j Rice point. I No Time j Arkansas quickly hailed the A<4- TCU gies after kicking off. and started A&M a new drive goahvard. When it Baylor became obvious that the Porkers Arkans didn't have enough time to score.] SMU Texas Rice Standings CONFERENCE W L T Pet. 2 0 1 .833 2 1 f) .6fi7 2 1 0 ,6li7 1 I 0 .500 1 L> I .375 1 2 0 .333 0 2 0 .000 ALL GAMES W LT 'Pet. 15 3 ti .S57 5 1 1 .78(i 430 .571 3 3 1 .500 330 .500 340 .429 2 3 i .417 Pt.s OV 45 30 70 25 72 59 38 19 54 78 38 f>7 14 53 Texas race in wi away because '•- my opinion Don has done too much for the Misouri athletic program to receive such treatment." At Esie.s Park. Colo., where his team xvas touring after the Colorado "ciine. Faurot said. "I have no comment of any kind to make about them." Under FauroL also (.lie athletic of wresiledom's top flight | director. Missouri, has won three titles, played in five it, season bowl games, while win- 11 irv to slay in the heavyweights square off here Mon-. conference battle with Baylor at | d a y night, as Promoter Mike Me- seven. Pt>. Op. 191 58 54 103 121 111 103 91 127 91 Carrasquel-Doby Deal Started by Lane By HARRY GKAYSON N'EA Sports ICtlltor >TE\V YORK — iNEA) — Frank 'Lane wasn't iini>.hL>tl with tht- SVinle Sox wiien he left Chicago to bL-coinc the Indians foir Larry Doby meets with the old football official's approval. "I tried to deal tor Doby for two years." explains baseball's David general manager of the Cardinal.-.. ; Harum. "but the price was too For this reason, the trade sending high. I thought I hud him curly lust Chico Carrnsquel and Jim Busby to | June when T offered Hank Greenber^ Ciirrasquel and Jim Rivera. T preferred to part with the older Rivera rather than Busby, who will Winner of Grid Picks Misses 4 Wiley Burrow, Route 4, Box 122, Blyihevillp. is tile winner oi t-he Courier Neu.i lootbnll prediction contest fur !a.-.l week. Burrow Ciilif.'d !hc nun in ^0 out of 2-1 Banic.i. Fou- oilier.-. Bucidy Nichols. Kpi>rr; Je.s.-c T.iyior. .Jr.. 811 W. Main, J. L. Au.iiin. 110 K. A>h, and Diivul Kou-li-r, -SuTie, tied for second wiih 1!) out i>f -•! games called corrt'Ci iv. Winner^ ol I he ^.uiie.-, on the contest blank were: Georgia Tech. Notre I);uiif.' Miiiini, Michigan. Miclnyai) Suiic. Mis- sissspili. TViuK-- .• (,-i\ TesiiK A&M- Arkansus i in.- lane, Mill]!f.'.sot Slate. Wich-.i-.i, TCU. Wilson. Maryland, O/i Purdue. not be 29 until after the first the year. of Lane dosed 250 deals in ,ic\eni Oilier White Sox short.iiops are years with the WliHe Sox and the' Bud Peterson, a i'9-yrar-o!d hustler Carrasquel and Busby lor Doby. \ purchased from San Die^o, ;md Jim [ Bridcu'eser, ihe utility in fielder J who refused to be returned to the \VIIIMC h.VN'E ADMITS he may' higher minors by ihe Yankws. you see, was his 23t-s'(. be prejudiced, the daddy ot tUc swappers has an idea another Venezuelan. 21-year-old Luis Aparieio, Til HK K A R K TWO schools of ihoutvht on the Carra.icniei nnd Bus- will succeed Cnrriisquel nt short- j by for Doby iynns;\ciion. Strength- Austin. The Longhorns also have 1 rnn ey again presents a six-man tag nine: ~97 games, losing 71 and tyinp lost a game and another re\er.sai match in the feature bout of the would, spell finis to their hopes.' American. Legion's .wrestling pro- too. i gram at Memorial Auditorium, Texas A&M Texas. Southern! T\VO newcomers who own top Methodist tinri Texas Christian re-j records nationally are included in main in the fight for the chani-: the program. They are Dick Stein- pionship and TCU will preserve \ls- born and Steve Novak, status by not playing this week.; Tney'H team with Chief Little The Horned Frogs are tied \vith: Eas'Ie against the team of Red Texas for second place with a 2-1 Roberts, Karl Kowalski and Borii record. I Kalmikolf. Arkansas and Rice, both with' Steinborn I- son of Milo Stein- two deft-tits, clash at Houston Sat-'born, one of the nation's best urday. It's'next to the last con-; known weight lifters who a decade ference test for Arkansas, which i or so ago was considered the always finishes earlier than the [world's strongest man. Dick Stein- others. i llorn ' liL tne professional wrestling TCU Eliminates Bears i circuit several years ago after re' ceiving; four years teaching from his father. Novak, a Bohemian, is a strong and fast heavyweigght with a won- Manila Has Long,Tough Cage Slate Lions Expected To Be a Top Contender in 3A Manila's Lions, pre-ieason pick as the team to watch in District 3A this year, /ace probably the toughest schedule ever assembled by * Manila basketball team. Coach Dewai'd (Swish" 1 Dopson today announced the Lions' 29-gama slate which will include participation iu two of the state's leading invitational tournaments—at Arkansas State College and at Arkansas Tech. Dopson, one of Arkansas' all tijiw college greats while playing pivot and forward for Arkansas Tech'* Wonder Boys a few years back, J* in his second year of coaching at Manila High School. He is responsible for assembling the Lions' tough schedule. All Return And from all indications Dopson should have the guns to cope with the lough .schedule. He didn't lose a man off last- year's .squad which turned in one of the best records of any recent Manila team. The Lions open their 1955-36 season Nov. 11 against Class B Dyess at Dyess and from ihat date until Feb. *1>3 there will be no let up in activity. Dopson has only one open date on his schedule—Nov. 29—and he hopes to fill it before the season is very old. Here is the Lions' 1955-56 schedule: Nov. 11 at liyess 15 at Bay • 19 Hoxie at Manila 25 Wardell at Manila 26 Grapevine at Manila 29 Open Dec, 2 at Dell 9 Mil?. 11 at Le?nhville 10 Humboldt at Manila 13 at Osceola 16 Leachville at Manila 20 Rector at Manila 22 Hnrrisburg at Manila 29-31 Arkansas State tournament 27 Dyess at Manila Jan. 3 Monette at Manila 6 Joncsbovo at Manila 9 Osceola at Manila 10 Dell at Manila 11-14 Arkansas Tech Tournament 17 Marmaduke at Manila 21 Holland. Mo. nt Manila 27 at Leachville 28 at Bragg City. Mo. 31 Corning at Manila 3 at Marmaduke 7 Bay at Manila 10 at Hoxie 14 Jonesboro at Jonesboro 17 Corning at Corning 21 Rector at Rector 23 Harrisburg at Harrisburg. Feb. Texas Christian whammed Bay- Ir 28-6 last week to eliminate the Bears and show just what you can expect in the Southwest C R th. games. Baylor, rated a strong contender, is next to last- with two defeats and one victory. Southern tpecL in me ouuinw^i v,um«. e «^ . ful hysique _ He is highlv gcien . ^'cetr'wi^"" los^s ^^^^^ "*« »^ Monday night's match also marks the return of Roberts, the wrestling Liule Rock undertaker " 1 who is considered by many as the ton. the latter the athlete Rickey : best man ever to enter the local had in mind. "Thai's only one reason why I say," beams Fresco Thompson, "that accomplished shortstops are considerably harder to find than good outfielders." j ring. Three one-fall preliminary bouts are also on the card with Steinborn meeting Kalmikoff. Roberts taking on Little Eagle and Novak going against Kowalski. stop for (.he Chicago Americans. cninji. botli .sides creattM "The Sox the power hitter It may be because I picked up | es. The Indians sp.cnfitred j this kid in Caracas l\vo years apo," j most potfnt lun^-ball s " . Kcnturky, Tu;i. Cn'nr;;m, Oliio Blvihcvilk-. SMU, UCLA, Missouri, tuhi, V;nuiorl)ilt, Whit* Soic vice president Cmivhe Comi&key Rave second baseman Nellie Fox ft money clip lor collecting his 1,000th major Ica^ui- hit. he explains, "and he could be a year or two away. Rut he makes all the plays, has a great arm. outstanding 'Speed and hi! .2ttfi for Memphis with only a half season of organized ball under his their er. The untried . they needed, the Indians t.hc shortstop they lacked. "To say that. Hie deal helped both clubs is an old bromide, but it. will - if Carrasquel bounces back lo the. fielding form that wns hi- in his | with Waterloo of the Class B Three-, Anu-rieu out — for .my Mp-notch White Sox must go with ai fellow at .shortstop. "1 would take my time about trading what could be the finest ,short.->iop in the American League anything bui an All- first six years in orfiflnized ball. "Try as he might. Marty Marion could not net the maximum out of CiuTasquel. While Ch o is only 21. he appeared to have slowed down, did not cover as wide a riUiirfi or throw as well ;\n lie had. While to- laliy wroiifi in that re.'-.petu, Chico felt that Marion didn't like him. He told Marty that he was bushed. "Carrasquel once more could be the best, shortstop in Hie American Leiifiiie in Cleveland, where he will be perfectly ;it home p.iired with his close friend, Bobby A Vila, who also speaks the language.' j outfielder," says FIV.-.CO Thompson. In January of 19-19. Branch Rickey sent Thompson..proprietor of the Brooklyn farms, to C;iraca,s to look at the plate and on the bases. He I at, a ballplayer who Had been rec- stole -15 bases in the Southern As.so- f ommendcd. Eye. "A stocky 150-pounder, he : s ihe spittin' image of Wfllie Miranda in the field, but much more aggressive ( ciation. He'll make U sun- dcren- 1 "Wlut's hi.v uamtr?" ' Scout sively and it is my hunch that he'll Thompson. spray enough hits around and about "I would rather that you no cold. lo stick, "A catch in connection with Aparicio could be that as an alien he'll have lo register for military service when called, but this is a chance clubs have to take with every youngster." , not knowing \vho he is." s;ud Ma* hatnm Rickey. A revolution broke out in the South American c;\ p i t a 1 while Thompson was there, but he ducked bullets long enough to comu back with Carrasquel and Jim Pendle- Spccial BEER Prices FALSTAFF and GRIESEDIECK BROS, $^A ju bus. « Phillip Applebaum Liquor Stora lit i. Ftfth Ph. »-W« BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING Monday, Oct. 31 8:15 p.m. Stev« Novak, Dick Stcinbom and Chief Little Eagle y, Red Roberts, Karl (Killer) Kowalski and Boris Kalmikoff 90 Minute Time t.lmit — Rest 2 out of ,1 Adults SOc — Children 15c r/tr*« 1-Fall Matches: Steinborn vi. 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