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MONDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1954 BI.YTHFA'II.LE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE BTJCVEN Alert Defense Paying Off for Razorbacks Razorbacks Play Texas Saturday Steer* Will Make First Conference Start in Contest By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DALLAS (ff) — Arkansas, which was supposed to finish last, and Texas, picked to take it all, clash at Austin Saturday in the banner game ot the Southwest Conference's first full week of championship play- Only things are somewhat different. Arkansas is the only undefeated team left in the league and has won two conference games to insure Hsell against closing out in the cellar no matter what happens from now on. Texas loser ,of two of four intersectional game*, will be making- its conference start with the faith of ita follower« i trifle shaken. Elsewhere ill the teams except Baylor turn Irom tttt inUriecUona.1 wart for the urgent business of deciding- who's best in the fight for the MUe. TCC Hay« A*M Onct - beaten Texas Christian journey* to College Station Saturday »ft«rnoon to meet Texas A*M, -which will be playing it« first conference game. Rice and Southern Methodist battle in their conference opener at Houston Saturday night. Baylor, loser to Arkansas 21-20 last week in its championship start, plays Washington of the Pacific Coast at Waco. The leaguers intersectional recorc for the season rests at 10 Victoria* against seven losses. Texas Christian beat Southern California 20-7 and Southern Methodist thumped Missouri 25-8 to give khe league an even break in last week's intersectional schedule. Texas and Bie« lost their games. Texas lell before Oklahoma 14-7 while Rice was taking a 13-7 drubbing from Wisconsin. Aggies Lose to Houston Texas A&M lost to University o Houston 10-T on Verle Cray's ilek goal in the last five minutes of play. TWice-beaten Texas Christian', upset of ninth-ranked Southern California, was a national sensation But Southern Cal met TCTJ when Ronnie Clinkscale played his fines game. He dashed 60 yards for one touchdown, bucked another ove and ran 38 yards with a kickof to set, up the third. SOUTHWEST CONFERENCE W L Arkansas Rice Texas SMTJ Texas A&M Baylor TCU Surprising Porkers Own 2 SWC Victories By RAY STEPHENS FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Alert defensive play paid jff again for the Arkansas Razorbacks Saturday as the Hogs ook the measure of Baylor 21-20. i.otx .oot .out .<xx .00 .000 .00 It was Arkansas' third straight riumph of the 1954 football cam- algn, and left them atop the South •est Conference standings with two Ictorles against no defeats. In running up a season mark of -0, Arkansas has shown flashes of ffensive brillance. Against an inept University of Tulsa squad, the 'orkers rolled at will on the at- ack. But in the last two contests, it has been the defensive play of Coach Bowden Wyatt's crew that has spelled the difference. An intercepted pass and a 64- /ard runback set the stage for the ouchdown that beat TCU. Saturday, reserve guard Wayland Ro- >erts broke through to block an attempt by Baylor to kick an extra >olnt. Thus, Roberts was the man who provided the margin of vic- ory. If Baylor had made that point, Preston Carpenter's IJ-yard field goal would have been good only or a tit. Arkansas has demonstrated a jonsistent ability for cashing in on .heir opponents' mistakes; of tak- ng advantage of every break. Baylor outplayed the Razorbacks i almost every offensive department Saturday, but the Bears umbled four .times, and Arkansas turned each of the miscurs to its advantage. The game statistics best illustrate [ust how much Baylor did outshine he Razorbacks offensively: Baylor racked up 17 first downs to 10 for Arkansas: led in rushing yardage 232 to 164; and gained )7 yards passing to Arkansas' 65. In all, Baylor ran up 329 yards on offense, while Arkansas could garner only 219. Baylor Coach George Sauer believes that the four Bear fumbles cost them the victory. "You just can't fumble that often against Arkansas," he said. Roberts, who was demoted from the first unit last week, was the game star for Arkansas, sharing honors with Carpenter, who scored a touchdown in addition to his iield goal. • Besides blocking that critical extra point kick, Roberts recovered two fumbles. Joe Thomason, a defensive stalwart against TCU, again turned in an outstanding performance, as did Bud Brooks, Eddie Bradford, Bobby Proctor and Jerry Ford. Arkansas was impressive in put- ling on a full-fledged drive to score the first time it got the ball. The Razorbacks moved 52 yards on 11 plays with Henry Moore plunging cross for the touchdown. Moore, jeorge Walker and Thomason did ( nost of the ball carrying on the march, and Walker completed two asses to keep the drive alive. Walker's 61-yard quick kick set he stage for the next Arkansas ally. On the first play after getting le ball, Baylor's Allen Jones umbled and Carpenter recovered or Arkansas on the Bear's 11. Arkansas socred on three running >lays, with Walker slipping off ackle to tally. Baylor cut the lead a Jew minutes ater on Billy Hooper's passes »nd .lien Jones' runs. Jones skirted end to score and Charley Smith converted. Arkansas added another touchdown before the half after recover- ng another Baylor tumble — this, me by Bobby Jones, the Bears' second string Quarterback. Ford covered the ball for Arkansas on he Baylor M. A pass from Walktr to Carpenter which covered 11 yards was good or the touchdown. ' Baylor really started moving after the Intermission. The 3ears pushed Arkansas all over the field o score twice in the third quarter and take a 20-18 lead. Reuben Saage, a big, bruising fullback, did most of the damage, and ended the game as Baylor's eading ball carrier for the day. iaage plunged a yard to score _3aylor's second touchdown, and Smith again converted. Arkansas couldn't move after taking the kickoff, and Baylor took ;he ball and drove for another ,ally. Hooper went around end from the two. It was after this score that Roberts blocked the kick. The Razorbacks were moving goahvard when the drive stalled on the Baylor four with fourth down and two yards needed for a first. Wyatt sent Carpenter in to kick and the junior blocking back put the tee down on the 12 and came through with a beautiful kick. Baylor started another drive, but once again the Bears fumbled. Arkansas got the ball and ran out the clock. Lions Show Power In Win Over Rams By ED WILKS The A«sociaten Pre«« If anybody plans to knock off the Detroit Lions forth National Football League championship this season, they'v got their work cut out for them. The Lions aren't going to be easy to budge. J ° win his broken hand, caught fire A case in point is what_hap- (or a 2 3-n victory. Undeated Navy Is Surprise Team with a "Desire to Play' Bf GEORGE BOWEN ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Where did this football talent seem to come from suddenl on the undefeated Navy squad? . • • •«. The Middies, three-time winners, vaulted into the national limelight Saturday witn smashing 25-0 victory that dumped Stanford from the undefeated ranks. pened to the Los Angeles Rams yesterday at Detroit. In past years the Lions just rolled .over and played dead icir the Rams, winning only 4 of 17 meetings since 1946. Yesterday the best the Rams, admittedly still shaken by the bruising tie with San Francisco's 49ers the previous weekend, could do was a field goal as Detroit rolled to a 21-3 triumph. Not once did Norm Van Brocklin the Rams' ace passer, get off one of his famed touchdown heaves. And when he tried to direct the Rams on a ground attack Detroit's defense bunched up to give up just 61 yards. The victory •— constructed on a 1-yard plunge by Tom Dublinski, a pass interception and Lew Carpenter's 60-yard scoring run—gave the Lions a 2-0 record in the Western Division and set them up for a Saturday night home encounter with twice-beaten Baltimore of the Eastern Division. The only other unbeaten team in the Western Division had a tough time staying that way yesterday. The 48ers found themselves seven points down in the final period at Grien Bay. but with the help of Y. A. Tittle, who came off the bench Elsewhere, the Chicago Bears defeated Baltimore 28-9, Cleveland jeat the Chicago Cardinals 31-7 nnd New York ran wild against Washington 51-21. Philadelphia beat Pittsburgh 24-22 Saturday night. Tittle, injured in the Hams' game, rushed in against the Packers and 11 plays later the 49ers were only one point back. Again at work, Tittle tossed a 53-yard pass that carried to the 16 and five plays later he himself pushed over from the 2 for the deciding Dragons Have Three More Home Games Harrison High's Dragons will pla: three more home games during th 1954 football season. The Dragons' next home showing will be Oct. 30 when they play Hel ena. Their homecoming game is se for Nov. 12 against Marianna anc their final home game will be with Dyersburg, Tenn., Nov. 19. This week the Dragons go t( Memphis to take on Douglas Hieh and next week they go to Osceola. They will close the season at For •est City Nov. 26. Wes Sontee Wins Sullivan Award KANSAS CITY </Pt— The Univer sity of Kansas' famous miler, We Santee, has been named as th Missouri Valley Amateur Athleti Union's nominee for the James A Sullivan award. The Sullivan award is annual), presented to one of the nominees from the various districts in the national AAU. Santee was also presented with a plaque by the Missouri Valley group for "outstanding achievement in track." The slim Ashland, Krm., youth holds the American mile record. BOOSTER OFFICERS—Dan McCaskill (right), president; L. E. Isaacs (center), secretary-treasurer; and Jack Owen (left), vice president, are new officers of the Chickasaw Booster Club. They are pictured with the Mead Clothing Co., sportsmanship trophy which will be presented to some member of the Chickasaw team this year. (Courier Newt rhotoj They carne home from that one o a terrific welcome last night. Tecumseh Court in front of the midshipment dormitory was dark when the buses pulled in, but with- n seconds it was brilliantly lighted and filled with 3,600 shouting midshipmen. Some of the names they hailed were strange to last year's varsity roster. Some were buried among the jayvees or so far back among the varsity subs that only their parents knew they were there. Dick Echard caught public attention fast as one of these Johnny- come-latelies. Hardly anyone heard of him until the Dartmouth game, when an injury to first-string quarterback Qeorge Welsh gave him his chance. Echard threw two touchdown passes to pull Navy ahead. Echard had been playing football at the academy for three years, with the plebes (freshmen) and the junior varsity. He's no exception. There are two other seniors in the first- strinfr line, Len Benzl at guard and Bob Davis at center, who haven't earned a varsity letter yet. At tackle is Jim Royer. who also slaved on the Jayvees last year and at end Jim Owen, who •as fourth string on the varsity. At the start of the season, Coach Eddie Erdelatz admitted it sounded trite but said most of any success the Navy team had would be due to "a great desire to play football." Echard is more than bearing j him out. The 188-pounder from Peoria, HI., was described In Navy's publicity brochure as "determined Sporting Hews Names Mays And Avila Top Players of 7954 ST. LOUIS I/PI — Willie Mays of the world champion New York Giants and Bobby AVtlsi of the American League champion Cleveland Indians, 1064 batting leaders, yes- ierday were named top players In to see varsity action. Will not concede the starting assignment at quarterback to anyone." There were two letter winners ahead of him, Welsh and John Weaver. He threw two more touchdown passes against Stanford. Coach Erdelatz Is going to have a hard time keeping anyone ahead of him now. their leagues by the Sportln News. The national baseball newspap also named Giant pitcher Johnn Antonelli and Bob Lemon of tt Indians as the No. 1 hurlers their leagues. Mays, Antonelli ana Lernon wt the honors by wide margins the newspaper's poll of manager players, umpires and sports wr' ers but Avlln wasn't far ahead Larry Doby, Cleveland outflelde and Yogi Berra, New York Ya kee catcher. Ted Kluszewskl, Cincinnati Re legs slugging first baseman, ran Game and Fish News Special Crossbow Deer Season Opens in Arkansas Next Week By THE ARKANSAS GAME AND FISH COMMISSION LITTLE ROCK — Modern day enthusiasts of the ancient rt of crossbow hunting will get the first crack at bagging a gal deer this year with the opening o£ a special season for its new Arkansas sport on October 18th. A new regulation by the commts- on authorizes a crossbow season >r a period of seven days begin- lr.B October 18th nnd continuing irough October 24th. Crossbow hunting under the rcg- latton is restricted to the taking f legal buck deer in the sylamore district ot the Ozark National Forst located In Baxter and Stone ountles. Use of the crossbow i« rohlbilcd except in these specific reas during the stated period. No special license or license fee '111 be required.of Arkansas resl- enU to crossbow hunt. However, 11 participants must have a reg- lar resident hunting license and btaln a special permit for the rnssbow hunt by filing Uielr hunt- ng license number with the Commission prior to the hunt. Non-resident crowbow, hunters must file for a special permit for he hunt which will cost them »5.00. In the event that a legal buck Is aken by a non-resident, his 15.00 penult must, be exchanged tor ~ JS.OO license. Crossbow hunters ihould obtain full Information and game U«» from th« Commuuiion befort taking part in the special »ason. Bow and Arrow Staion Following immediately after th< special crossbow season,, the flr» period ot the regular bow and ar row season begins October 35th and continues through October 31»t. Resident bow hunters need onl a regular hunting license to obtain second to Mays. Robin Roberts o the Philadelphia Phillies got th nod as No. 2 hurler In the Natlona League while Early Wynn of th Indians took second behind toam mate Lemon. la special bow and arrow dim fee for this season. Non-resident bow hunters must obtain a tSX» p«»l» or this season, which will-be in- reascd to WS.OO if a deer i« bated. The Commission's new regulation erraittlng the killing of deer of ny sex or size applies to bow hunt- rs In the Black Mountain area ot ,hc Ozark National Foreit, located n Crawford and Franklin Countlei md described specifically aa folows: Beginning at the Junction ot tn» Jethro Road and Highway No. 2», thence north along Highway No. 33 to the Junction ot Highway No. 33 and Fly Gap Road, thence w««t along Fly dap Road to Mount Crett Road, thence along Mount Creat Road to Dockery Gap Road, thenc* southwest along CaM-BtdviH« Rc*d to Potato Knob Road, thence ea*t along Potato Knob Road in Mineral Hill School Hou« Road, thenw east along Jethro Road to plaot of beginning. Bucks in Others In all other area* of the lUt*, bow hunters may t»ke only 1«*»1 buck deer with minimum intlen of four inches or forked horni. A special order by tht Commission hai alto opened the following new areu to deer huntint which have been cloMd in total or in part for the past five yean: All of I»uUc- nev, Polnwtt, Polk and Putaakl Counties. The following area* vet htnbjr declared cloaed to deer hunting until further notice: Area in Ktmp- stead and Howard Countiti; Arta in Hot Spring County; Area in Logan County; Area in Saline County (these areas are shown In our October 1, 1864, is»ue of Game and Pish Regulations); and Braton County. Announcing Election November 2 for Alderman-3rd Ward Yow »pport ll nwxled for » protreiilve cHy j Jimmy (J. 0.) Lentz World War n Veteran Induitrioiu—Capable— Sincere at its Best • • t HOT DOG/ DELICIOUSLY SEASONED WITH OUR CHILI AND CHOPPED ONIONS TAKI HOME SACK—6 FOR $1 KREAM KASTLE DRIVE IN Prominent Local People ride the tricky donkeys in the funniest game ever played. DONKEY BALL GAME-HOLLAND, MO. MON. Oct. 11 Starting at 8 p. m. 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