SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1954 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE FIVE Mobile Snaps Chicks' Vktory String 30-7 Murphy too Much ..-ri rrinynTirni] For Erratic Tribe Continued from Page 1 < 89 yards and the Chick's only tally in the first half. The third Murphy tally came with 3-.2S showing on the time clock, and Blytheville's six points were tacked on the scoreboard just 2 seconds later. Bdgmon took the high arching boot on hi* own 11, went straight up the middle briefly, found a hole, and cut to the left side-lines, once near the side stripe, he was in command of the situation. Bdgmon turned on the gas and was going away from all his pur- sueri when he crossed into six- point territory. In the first half. Murphy ground out HI yards rushing to the Chicks 1* and gathered in another 54 yards in' the air while BIytheville was zeroed on that count. In first downs, It was Murphy nine to BIytheville s two both of which came in one series of downs by the Chicks. The Panthers clicked on three of six passes in the first two periods while the Chicks were unsuccessful in all three of their overhead attempts. The Chicks lost the pigskin once via the fumble route and were forced to punt on four occas- sions. Murphy was guilty of no bobble* Kid had to resort to the punt- inj route only twice. The third period was scoreless. The Chicks had possession of the plgikin only twice In the period, and the second time was in the dying minutes of the chwkker. Murphy used up most of the time march- Ing from their own 13 to the BIy- theville five with short, crunching ground playi. The drive terminated on an unsuccessful note just before the period's end when Sinclair raced eight yards to the Chicks flv« where he fumbled when hit and the pigskin was.,recovered by Blytheville's plvotman, Jimmy Gee. Gee was downed after returning the bobble nine yards to the maroons' 14. Controlled Fourth Again in the fourth period, Murphy controlled the ball most of the way and exploded for two more slx- poinWs in this final stanza. Tht first of the pair came at the tnd of a drive that began on the Murphy 12 when the Panthers were penalized back to that point after taking In a Fisher 43-yard punt Hubbard hit the line twice for eight yards and Jackson added 10 more and a first down on the blue and gold's 30. A penalty set Murphy back flve yards but after Hubbard got three of it back, the Panthers lipped 71 yards on a neatly-executed pitch-out for the payoff six point*. The play began with Jackson running to his right on the spllt-T's "keep or pitch-out" option. Seemingly tackled by a. horde of red- shirts, Jackson tossed a long pitchout to back Bobby Martin, and the latter sped wide around the end to go all the way across the double atripe. The big clock showed 7:02 •till left in the ball game. A short oil-sides kick after the TO was gobbled up by the Panthers on the ensuing kickoff to set the Murphians in position to speedily score again—then- fifth and final time of the night. J.cknon Again Albert Tully, an end, gathered in the kickoff on the BIytheville 42_. After Sinclair got one, Jackson sped around end for 20, and Hubbard picked up six more. Jackson then crashed over center for 12 yards to the Chicks' five, carrying a pair of red-shirted warriors with him the last three yards. Jackson carried the pigskin for three plays, and crossed the twin-stripe on the third from one yard out on a sneak. That brought the count to 30-7 and that's what it remained after the Chicks were unable to push goalward following the kickoff. The Chicks, demoralized by now, began fumbling and going backwards, ami were trying for a fourth and 16 when they executed a pass play on their own 35. with a half-minute left in the contest. The play was good for nine yards when Fisher heaved to Jones. The Panthers took over on downs and the clock ran out a couple of plays later. BIytheville was unable to pick up a single first down in the second half, added a net of only one yard tc their ground total, but did pid: up 54 with "3 for 3" in the air- lanes. Murphy meanwhile, garnered 105 yards more along the ground paths, but didn't attempt but one overhead, and that was unsuccessful. Statistics BIytheville Murphy First downs 2 17 Yards rushing 15 276 Yards passing 54 54 Passes attempted ... 7 7 Passes completed .. 4 3 Passes intercepted by 1 0 Punts 6 3 Punting average .... 32.7 24 Fumbles lost 1 1 Penalties 5 45 The lineups: Blrthevllle Ends—Charles Langston, Jimmy Earls. Freddie Rounsavllle, Drar.e Adams, Jimmy Bratcher, Fred Todsc. ackles-^Jphn Fong, Allen Shanks i -:rin Moxley, Frank Sparks. •••irds—Jerry Nail, Jodie Hall, .) Huffman. Csniers—Danny Cobb, Jimmy Oee. , Backs—Danny Edgmon, Freddie Akers, Kenneth Fisher, Charles Abbott, Eugene Stephens, Bobby Jones. Murphy p..,., ~ . ,^.; Hencbrson, Albert Tulley, Jack Thomas, Dowl nj Lions Play Colts In NFL Tonight Eagles vs. Redskins In Top Action Of Tomorrow By TED MEIER The Associated Press On the face of things the Philadelphia Eagles and Detroit Lions seem a cinch to remain unbeaten :his weekend as the National Football League swings into Its fourth week of competition. But it is just possible the Washington Redskins and the Baltimore Colts will upset the nicely laid plans of the Eagles and Lions. The world champion Lions, Western Conference leaders, entertain the Colts In a night game at Briggs Stadium Saturday night. Sunday, the Eagles, on top in the Eastern Conference, invade Washington to battle the Redskins at Griffith Stadium. Four Other Games There are four other Sunday games. The New York Giants, tied with Pittsburgh for the runner-up spot to'the Eagles, open their 30th home season at Polo Grounds against the Chicago Cardinals. Pittsburgh entertains the Cleveand Browns: San Francisco will play the Chicago Bears in Chicago, ind the Los Angeles Rams tangle with the Green Bay Packers in Milwaukee. Detroit Favored Off its convincing triumph over the Rams last Sunday, Detroit is iavored to stomp the Colts tonght, DUI the Baltimore eleven surprised the Giants two weeks ago. If Buddy Young, the Colts' star, breaks loose as he did against the Giants, the Lions may find their- lands full. Then, too, the Lions Were keyed up for the Rams and they may not reach the same peak against the Colts. Gable, Gerald Cox, Jerry Clark. Tackles—Gene Warhurst, Frank Parker, Joe Sirmon, Ben Castle' berry, Sam Shanklin, James Waltmon, Roger Mathis. Guards—George Canning, Roy Davis, Phil Savage, Charles Coleman, N. D. McLure. Centers—Hubert Cain, •William Callendar. Backs—Bobby Jackson, Tommy Hubbard, Harvey Gandler, John Arant, Buck Richards, Oliver Sin. clair. Jimmy Lignos, Pat Miller, Willie McRaney, Bobby Martin, Fred Bryan. Score by quarters: BIytheville 0700—7 Murphy 0 18 0 12—30 BIytheville scoring: touchdown— Edgmon, extra point—Fisher (conversion). Murphy scoring: touchdowns— Hubbard, Henderson, Jackson 2, Bobby Martin. Officials—Repoil, referee; McGiil, umpire; Patterson, headllnesman; McQuillen, Held judge; Bonham, clock operator. Football Scores County Mobile, Ala., 30, BIytheville 1 Helena 7. Osceola 6 Marion 41, Luxora o Lepanto 6, Shawnee 0 Reiser 7, Wilson 6 Corning 14, Burdette 12 Southeast Missouri Dexter 38, Portagevllle 13 Chaffee 19, Hayti U St. Genevieve 38, East Prairie 0 Jackson 13, Cape Girardeau 0 Cairo 28, Kennett 0 Sikeston 20, poplar Bluff 7 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS STATE North Little Rock 53, Hot Springs El Dorado 19. Smackover 2 Fort Smith 21, Springdale 7 Central (Memphis) 52, Pine Bluff 25 Russellville 13, Benton 6 Magnolia 40, Arkadeiphia 13 Subiaco Academy 33, Rogers 6 Jonesboro 13, Wynne 1 , Camden 13, Crossed 6 Fairview (Camden) 14, Hope 13 Van Buren 16, Fayetteville 14 Harding Academy (Searcy) 19, A kansas Deaf School (Little Rock) 13 Bentonville 19,. Hunteville 6 De Queen 32, Nashville 6 Lake Village 33, Monticello 14 Hamburg 42, Strong 6 Magnet Cove 20, Clinton 2 Harrison 7, Siloam Springs 6 Walnut Ridge. 13, Bald Knob 12 Marianna 41, Brinkley 25 Morrilton 33, Atkins 13 St. Anne's (Fort Smith) 21, Danville 6 Alma 26, Berryville 0 Mena 7, Heavener, Okla., 8 Waldron 6, Paris 6 (tie) Ozark. 40, Clarksville 0 Paragould 26, Marked Tree 21 Warren 13, Star City 6 Beebe 26, Heber Springs 0 Augusta 36 .McCrory 6 Bismarck 13, Fuller 6 Cabot 28, Bryant 13 Rison 20, Watson Chapel 20 (tie) Lewisville 25, Foreman 6 McGehee 26, Dumas 6 Ashdown 46, Prescott 13 Junction City 36, Norphlet t Marvel 39, Elane 6 , Dewitt 32, Des Arc 6 Carlisle 36, Hazen 13 Batesville 0, Searcy 0 (tie) Morrilton 33, Atkins 13 Batesville 0, Searcy 0 (tie) Sheridan 30, Jacksonville 0 Dermott 27, Eudora 7 Stuttgart 13, Comvay 7 Earle 6, West Memphis 0 Newport 13, Forrest City 7 Fordyce 36, Gurdon 13 Dierks 7, Bearden 6 Hughes 14, Holly Grove 6 Clarendon 41, Gillette 6 COLLEGE Boston College at Fordham, postponed to Saturday (Hurricane) Miami (Fla) 27, Miss State 13 Chattanooga 20, North Texas 19 Tampa 64, Stetson 9 Detroit 20, Villanova 0 Southeast Missouri 30, Central (Mo) 0 Central (Iowa) 7, Dana 6 Missouri Valley 33, Ottawa (Knn) 0 Southwestern (Kan) 25, Northwestern (Okla) 12 Baker 31, Bethany (Kan) 7 Kearney 27, Peru (Neb) 20 Washburn 13, St. Benedicts (Kan) 6 Kirksville (Mo) 20, Springfield (Mo) 0 Burdette Homecoming Spoiled by Corning BURDETTE — Two extra point kicks that didn't find the mark spoiled Burdette's homecoming here last night as Corning took a 14-12 decision over Coach Harold Stockton's Pirates. Corning opened the game with a< touchdown drive in the early minutes and added the extra point. Burdette came charging back ,in the second quarter with tailback W. T. Langley racing 65 yards for a touchdown. McDonald dropped back in an effort to tie the score but his point after touchdown kick was blocked. Burdette generated another touchdown drive late in the second and drove ail the way to the Corning eight where the clock ran out to stop the touchdown bid. Fumble Hurts In the third quarter, Burdette again drove to the Corning 11 for what looked like a sure touchdown but Jon Payne's pitchout to Langley was fumbled and Corning recovered at the eight. Corning then got rolling again and marched straight for its second touchdown. The extra point try was good to give Corning a H-6 lead. Late in the third period, Burdette drove for Its second touchdown with Jon Payne crashing over from the two. This time McDonald's kick was no good- Neither team offered a serious threat after this. Wildlife Program Gets Big Ranch DETROIT (/P) — The sprawling Qrawford County ranch of George W. Mason, late chairman and president of American Motors Corp. has been willed the state of Michigan as « wildlife sanctuary. Mason's bequest was disclosed when his will was filed for probate yesterday. Mason, long an advocate cl conservation, died last week at •3, Under tin terms of his will the German Breaks Track Record OSAKA, Japan I/Pi — Heinz Put- terer of West Germany sprintec 200 meters around a curve in 20.8 seconds today. His time was better than the German and European record by one-tenth of a second, but the race was run with a brisk wind. The speedy German, who a week ago came Within a tenth Of a second in the 100-meter dash, finished seven meters ahead ol West Germany's Hans Geister. Japanese runners trailed. The event was run before 12.000 spectators at Osaka Municipal Stadium. fop College Teams Brave Wave of Reversals Today : umbles Hurt Shawnee Indians Lepanto Scores 6-0 Victory Over Joiner Aggregation BRIGHT SPOT — One of the few bright spots in the Chicks' pitiful showing at Mobile last night was the defensive end play of young Jimmy Bratcher. Bratcher, who was in mid out of the game all night, took care of his flank spot very well and on a couple of occasions broke through to help spill the flashy Mobile backs for losses. (Courier News Photo) El Dorado, NLR Win; Zebras Lose By The TOM DYGARD Associated Tres» El Dorado and North Little Rock football teams toda> have another victory hanging from their belts, and botl games included interesting — if not important — develop ments in the Big Seven. In a non-conference game, El Dorado defeated District 4AA Smackover 19-2 last night. The win ing — if not Important — developments in the Big Seven. In a non-conference game. El Dorado defeatede District 4AA imackover 10-2 last night. The win enables the Wildcats to draw a bead on Little Rock with an undefeated record, six straight victories this year, three of them In the Big Seven. Little Rock, twice the loser to out-of-state teams, got Its third straight Big Seven victory at Texarkana, whipping the Razorbacks 2S-7 Thursday night. Tried for Lead Thus, El Dorado and Little Rock :e even-stcven with 3-0 conference records. Their battle at Ei Dorado next Friday night probably will decide the winner of the Big Seven. North Little Rock mauled inept Hot Springs 53-6 in a rout that surprised no one. That is. It surprised no one who figured Hot Springs was bound by the law of averages to score eventually anyway. A 13-yard scoring run by fullback John Ketchum in the dying minutes of the game gave the Trojans their first touchdown of the year. El Dorado played for the second straight week with a shuffled back- ield lineup. Fullback Lamar Drummond moved to quarterback to spell injured Charles Norton. Sub- titute Harold Ainsworth took over fullback. Nevertheless, the Wildcats ate up yardage with Bobby Bates and James Mooty leading the way. The ralloping all-state halfbacks did all ^e El Dorado scoring. Bates scored two touchdowns and one extra point and Mooty scored one touchdown. North Little Rock, one of El Dorado's earlier victims, thing but shy about scoring on winless Hot Springs. Nobody this year has been timid about pummcling the Trojans, but sophomore Charles Eagle added Insult to injury In the fourth quarter by adding the seventh and eighth touchdowns after the Wildcat bench had been cleared. Hot Springs played most of the game without its fine quarterback John Messer. He suffered a shoui dor injury In the first quarter Doctors fenr his collarbone may b broken. Other Big Seven teams had a hard time. The Fort Smith Griz zlies had to throw up several bar rlcades in the shadow of the goa to stave off persistent District Springdnle. Finally, the Grizzlle won 21-7. Pine Bluff Clabbered Pine Bluff caught both barrel from a Memphis Central team loaded with pony backs and sharp-passing quarterback. Th score was 62-26 after the Zebra finished hopelessly watching th running of C. D. Kilpotrlck an the passing of David Robertson. In District 1AA undefeated Vu Buren nosed Fayetteville 16-14. Th Pointers found the winning margi when a Fayetteville pass fron center bounded out of the end zon for an automatic touchback a two points. A burly Van Buren line did good job of bottling up Donni Stone, Fayettevlile's yardage-pr ducing tailback. C.tniden Wins In District 4AA Magnolia Camden, both unbeaten in ference play, won their games wit Arkadelphia and Crossett. Fa! view nosed Hope 1413 for Its firs 4AA victory. Russellville bea^ Benton 136 I the only 3AA game. After last night's game nln teams still are undefeated. Sevc of them got their sixth victories EI Dorado, Van Buren, Newpor over Forrest City 13-7, Fordyc over Gurdon 36-13, Ozark ove Clnrk.svllle 40-0, De Queen ove Nashville 32-6, and Dierks 1 .squeaker over Bearden 7-6. Han _ ing Academy of Searcy has wo was"any-!four straight with a 19-13 win ove Deaf School and Lake Village go its fifth straight, 33-14 over Monticello. Teams falling from the undefeated were BIytheville to Mobile Ala.. 30-7, Huntsville to Benton- vllle 19-6, West Memphis to Earlc 8-0, Wynne to Jonesboro 13-7, and Nashville to De Queen. JOINER • Shawnee's Indians imbled too often last night and as id result they dropped a 6-0 dccl- on to Lepanto In a game played t Lepanto. The game was filled with bobbles y both teams but Shawnee's had worse case of butter fingers and ever could get started. A 41-yard touchdown run In the ,rst quarter by halfback Klrby Anerson gnvc Lepanto the winning dge. Anderson broke straight down lie middle behind excellent block- \g and outran the Shawnee sec- ndary for the game's lone score. Shawnee threatened several times ut couldn't quite make It. Score Nullified On the lost ploy of the first half, lowever, Terry plunged over Lepano's goal from the two yard line or what would have been the tying ouchdown but the officials ruled hat he crossed the chalk mark aft- r the whistle had blown stoppln ils forward motion and did not al- ow the score. In the second half, the Indians generated what appeared to be couple of touchdown drives but both were stopped by fumbles. Indians Flayed Well But in defeat the Indians looked jood. Terry, Mnhoney, ami Stacks licked up some nice yardage for lie Indians, and the entire line )layed a good defensive game. Also looking good were ends LaForge and Dean who covered punts like a blanket. Good blocking, hard .tackling and ,he running of Klrby Anderson and VIcCrery paced Lepunto to the victory. Slvawnc* Pos. Lenuito LaForge L.E F. Orr Bagley IJ.T Raney Hill L..Q Bolaml Gwaltney C Nash Daniels B.C. O. Orr R.T Nichols Johnson . T. Anderson Tucker K. Anderson .... McCrery Sooners to Play Kansas; Irish, Michigan State Clash By ED CORRIGAN The Associated Fresft The top college football teams in the country stepped on the fields today wondering who would be the next victim of the strange wave of reversals that have struck all season. Oklahoma, the heir-apparent to Maryland's mythical national crown, faced what appeared to be an easy assignment in Kansas. The Jnyhawks haven't won a game in four starts and are not even thinking: In terms of whipping the Soon- ers who have ground out three •trntghl victories without a defeat. All they hope to do is make it interesting. Notre Dame and Michigan State, two teams trying to regain lost prestige, met In Squth Bend with the Irish favored Notre Dame was rated the No. 1 team in the nation In the pre-season Associated Press poll, but Its one defeat by Purdue dropped list. It far down the The Spartnns, too, were regarded before the season started as possible repeat winners of the Big Ten. but they lost to Iowa and Wisconsin before defeating Indiana. So tho game looms as one be- between a couple of fallen giants. Traiflc Overtones The NCAA's national television game of the week starting at 4:ln p.m., EST, over ABC pitted Southern California against Oregon. There were tragic overtones to this game. Two tlnys ago Jack Patera of Oregon accidentally killed Ken Sweltzer, Basilio Bests Allie Gronik SYRACUSE, N. Y. (/PI — Carmen Basilio, son of an onion farmer from nearby Canastota, stood out today as the only logical opponent for the winner of next Wednesday's welterweight title fight between champion Kid Gavilan and Johnny Saxton. Carmen added unnnKed Allle Gronik of Detroit—the second sub for a toppled GH Turner—to his long list of victims here Friday night and came away with assurance of both the New York State Athletic Commission and the International Boxing Club that he would get Wednesday's winner tn a championship chance. state department of conservation must accept the ranch as a pcr- r.w frmc n'?c?rvc within U'j years and agree not to tell 1U POOi EOUIPHEHT FOR SALE 3 Pool Tables Completely Equipped with Balls, Racks & Cue Sticks. BUILDING FOR OPERATION OF BILLIARD HALL & BEER TAVERN AVAILABLE for RENT Write or See J. F. LITTLE LITTLE POOL HALL Next Door to Pnsl Oficc—Holland, Mn. Klmbcrlin . Dean R. E. Starling Stacks .. Terry — Mahoney Q.B. H.B. H.B. F.B. Accused Boxer Under Knife PHILADELPHIA M — Clarel Henry, heavyweight boxer under Indictment In New York on charge of attempting to fix a fight, was operated on here Thursday for retinal detachment In his left eye. Officials In the Willis Eye Hospital, a charity Institution whore the operation was performed, said Henry came to the hospital earlier this week and would be confined fov about a month. The operation means a definite end to his ring career. Henry was indicted In June after middleweight Bobby Jones of Oakland, Calif., told police Henry had offered him $15,000 to throw a light in Madison Square Garden against Joey Glordollo. Jones, an underdog, lost the bout. Henry has been free In $5,000 ball. Henry was handicapped by defective vision In the eye for more than two years. His last start was a losing one to Hurricane Jackson. Russian Runner Quits Race MANCHESTER, England Wl—An expected 3-mlIc race today between Britain's Gordon Pirle and Russia's Vlndmlr Kuc fell through when Kuc withdrew. Kuc on Wednesday had barely been beaten by Britain's Chri.s Chataway In world record time for the 5,000 meters. Russian oinciitis said Kuc wanted to rest for hl.s shot and standout guard on last year's team, while Hunting deer. Of all the big boys, UCLA faced the most perilous chore, The Uclans mot Stanford and while they were favored, Stanford has a strong club that would provide an mcomfortable afternoon for the third-ranked team In the country. At any rate, UCLA Is not eligible 'or the Rose Bowl, having played .here last Jan. 1. The Big Ten has perhaps the strongest league this year and it could be that the race will go right down to the final Saturday of the season before being decided. Wisconsin. Ohio State and, Minnesota all are unbeaten and untied while Purdue has only a tie against It and that against Duke a non- conference foe. Wisconsin played Purdue today. Ohio State went against Iowa and Minnesota tackled Illinois. Tough Task For Duke Duke faced a difficult assignment against Army, while Navy journeyed, to Pitt. Two of the East's unbeaten!, Penn State and West Virginia, met and Maryland, twice beaten after winning the national title last year, entertained North Carolina. Last night, Detroit defeated Villanova 20-0 with Lee Rlley scoring two touchdowns on long punt returns. Miami, Fla. broke out in the second period to top Mississippi State 27-13 and Chattanooga edged North Texas State 20-19 on tha breakaway r u n n-I n g of Junior Pozzinl. And little Peru (Neb.) Teachers had its 20-vlctory streak snapped, 27-20, by Kearney Teachers. This was the longest winning skein In the country, dating back to 1951. 2 Women Wrestlers, Champ on Mat Card A double main event program, including a bout between two women wrestlers and a Texas tornado bout between southern junior heavyweight champion Ray Pirett and Red Roberts, headlines the American Legion's wrestling card at beauty. Miss LaClalre, a farm girl who migrated Memorial Auditorium Monday night. Squaring off in the first bout will bo Miss Penny Banner of St. Louis and Miss Lee Chona LaClafre of Huntlngton, W. Va. They'll compote In a one-hour time limit, best two of three falls bout. According to advance booking publicity, both girls are rated as top wrestlers who possess feminine - — '-- - French to the United "states to further her wrestling career, Is a brunette standing 5-4 and weighing a solid 140 pounds. She is rated as one of tho prettiest girln in the business. The second main event bout Is expected to be another wild meeting between champion Pirett and Roberts. However, Plrett's belt will not be up for grabs In this one. In recent weeks, Roberts and Pirett have wrestled here In a title match with Pirett both times successfully defending his crown. Boh meetings were wild ones but tills one should top them all. It Is a Texas tornado match which means that no holds are barred. It also means that the hout could go on all night as lulls do not count. One wrestler must openly., admit defeat before the match is over. Tenny Banner There were 6,911 certified bowl- Ing establishments in operation (iuriiiK the 1953-54 season which cmled July 31, according to the American Bowling Congress. This is a record says the ABC. 5.000 meter race against Einil Za- topck of Czechoslovakia In Prague two weeks from now. The plrle-Kuc duel was to have featured a dual meet between Moscow's track team and a north of England team at the White City Stadium. Keiser Edges By Wilson 7-6 KEISER — A missed extra point spelled the difference here lost night as Reiser's Yellow Jackets whipped. Wilson's Bulldogs by a 7-8 score. Wilson scored in the first quarter but failed to got the extra point. KeLser came back to score in the third and added the extra point for the victory. It was Reiser's fouth Win against one loss. BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING Monday, Oct. 18 8:15 p.m. Adult* 50c — Children 15c DOUBLE MAIN EVENT LADIES WRESTLING Miss Penny Banner vs. Miss Lee Chona LaClaire One Hour Time Limit—best 2 Out Of Three Falls SPECIAL MATCH Texot Tornado Rule*-— Nothing Barred—Falli Do Not Count Th« Great RAY PIRETT vs. RED ROBERTS (Southern Jr. Hearyw«ight Champion) NO TIME LIMIT—They will wrestle until one give* up.
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