The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 4, 1955 · Page 13
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I FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1955 BLYTHEVILLE (ATCK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THIRTEEN BETWEEN Wil'll ME Southern top secret: Wally Butts of Georgia, who's reigned over *one of college football's great coaching regimes, is expected to be peron-ed after this season . . . despite a contract that runs through 1958 . . . Any pro teiun looking; fur a quirlerback? . . . Don Helnrich'i fed up by his Giant handling and wouldn't mind being traded . . . Tip to opponents scouting Notre Dame . . . Quarterback Paul Hornung prefers to keep the ball himself when the Irish get inside the 10 ... How do we know? He said so to NBC telecaster Lindsey Nelson, who likes to sound out quarterbacks before a game so he knows what to look for . . . There'll be no more announcing Navy icores at Army home games . . . since Col. Jim Sfhwenk, graduate manager of athletics, horrifiedly heard the Cadets cheer the .Middies' losing score to Notre Dume . . . Vague rumors that Army still coddles football players scholastically ... Bob Schwarze. last year's plebe quarterback, flunked Paul Hornung out (bringing about the Holleder switch) . , . after which Schwarze went back to high school in Jersey City, and earned enough credits to get his diploma . . . and enter The Citadel, where he's tossing TD passes for Johnny Sauer, an old Army man . . . How did he get into the Military Academy in the first plact? Beyond the call of duty: Georgia publicitor Dan Maglll, shagging punts for the varsity before a game, crashed into a concrete wall . . . results: bruised ribs and wrist, gashed chin , . . conclusion: a typewriter's safer , . . Fred Sington, Jr., Alabama's supposed soph lineman of the year, is taking longer to rriake U P his mind than did Margaret . . . First, he quit because early fall heat took too great a toll of his blubber . . . then he joined the squad, with a slipped disc in his spine and doctor's orders never to play . , . now he's turned in his uniform again, and it looks like Pop won't have another All-America in the family . . . Another mlslng man of '55 has been Princeton's Royce Flippin, shelved all season (eicept for three plays) with a knee Injury . . . and who do you suppose bunged him up? . . . Syracuse's Jim Brown, who's gone on to usurp Flippin's claim to top back In the East after block-busting him in a pre-season scrimmage ... Story behind a franchise switch: the Milwaukee Hawks of the National Basketball Association were backed so poorly at home last season that they shifted one of their home games to St. Louis'. . . and played their best ball of the season to beat the Boston Celtics before 10,000 fans . . . prompting a St. Louis sports columnist to suggest they play half their 1955-56 schedule in St. Louis . . . Owner Ben Kerner went him one better and switched the team . . . Alei Webster, the Giants' phenomenal rookie halfback, is no stranger to Charlie Justice . . . whn used to come face to face with him when Choo Choo was chugging for North Caroling . . . and Alex wa» playing defense for NC Slate ... as a 60-mlnule player in the platoon age . . . The United States Air Force Academy has a 1059 game scheduled with Army ... but is having trouble working in Navy . . . because they'd have to play the tough Middies the next week-end ... Air Force Lieut. Gen. Rosy O'Donnell. an old West Point quarterback, decries rushing the Air Force football program too fast — "We're turning out fliers, not football players." . . . Chicago Cardinal rookie fullback Mel llammack wears contact lenses . . . hlt« hard, too ... enough to supplant Johnny Olszewskl . . . Between you'n'me, one prominent member of the Navy football family suggests they re-weigh the Notre Dame team — "I never saw so many big guys in my life" . . . Bowl Hopefuls Make Earnest Bids This Week By ED WILKS The bowl hopefuls start getting the kids off the street this weekend while the Big Three — Maryland, Oklahoma and Michigan — have nothing to fear but fear itself. West Virginia, unbeaten, opens I Ten squabble, but they could ai'ford the bowl bidding tonight against big, fast Oeorgr Washington, thej only team- that could give thej Mountaineers an argument (or the; Southern Conference title. ; Miami of Florida and Boston Cortege meet in the only other major game on tap tonight. The big games for the bowl committees come tomorrow — Georgia Tech-Tennessee, Mississippi State-Auburn, Duke-Navy, Swt'-crn Methodist-Texas A & M and Baylor-Texas. Except for the probationed Texas Aggies, any of these teams could get an invitation from the Sugar, Cotton or Gator bowls and they'll be scrappin' to get on the mailing list. Maryland, Oklahoma and Michigan, ranked 1-2-3, have no such worries. Their reservations are in for Jan. 2. Maryland and Oklahoma are shoo-ins for an Orange Bowl showdown as champs (although still uncrowned ) of Atlantic Coast Conferences. Michigan is ticketed for the Rose Bowl, where UCLA is confident of providing the opposition in the Big Ten-Pacific Coast battle. Maryland and Oklahoma insist they don't have easy touches' tomorrow, Maryland opposes Louisiana State, which has a 1-4-1 record Oklahoma, with a 25-game streak, opposes "Missouri, which has a 1-game "string." Michigan might find the Illinois troublesome in the traditional Big their respective and Big Seven Spring Grid Drills Voted Down by AAA LITTLE BOCK (M — A proposal to permit three weeks of spring football practice for high school teams was rejected yesterday by the Arkansas Athletic Association. The coaches' objections to spring practice apparently were based on the condition that fall practice, which now may begin Aug. 20, would be set back 11 days. If three weeks of spring practice had been approved, fall practice would have started Sept. 1. Some coaches said they thought the Sept. 1 starting date would penalize schools which are unable to hold spring practice. Topple Texarkona 28-14 Zebras Come from Behind By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The football championship of northwest Arkansas will be at stake tonight when the Springdale Bulldogs clash with Subiaco's Trojans at Springdale. The Pine Bluff Zebras opened the football weekend last night with a second half comeback that earned a 28-14 triumph over Texarkana. The victory kept, alive Pine Bluff's hopes of winning the Big Eight championship. The Zebras, a tie with Fort Smith the only blemish on their record, still have their toughest barrier- unbeaten and untied Little Rock- to face. White Rum Wild Royce White run wild for the Zebras In the second half, almost single-handedly wiping out a 14-7 Texarkana halftime lead. The fast fullback scored three touchdowns, the tying one on a 46- yard run in the third quarter ,the game-winning touchdown on a 4- yard plunge in the fourth quarter and an insurance tally on a 76-yard run in the waning minutes of the game. The duel between Springdale and Subiaco pits two teams which heve- n't los this season t opponents in their own classification. At stake is the Class AA championship of District 1. 7-1 Record Springdale. with a 7-1 record, has lost only to Miami, Okla. The Bulldogs have defeated Huntsville, Harrison, Van Buren, Fayetteville, Siloam Springs Bentonville and Rogers. Subiaco has lost twice, against six victories, but both of the Trojans' defeats were to members of the Big Eight, the conference of Arkansas' Larger high schools. Fort Smith and North Little Rock downed the Trojans. Subiaco, a Catholic school for boys, has defeated Mena, Fayette- ville, Harrison. Rogers, Booneville, and the Catholic High of Little Rock. Bix 8 Action Hot Springs takes on Fort Smith in a Big Eight contest which shouldn't have any great effect on the title race. Defending champion Little Rock entertains Paducah, ky.; Blytheville journeys to Jackson, Tenn., and El Dorado plays Natchez, Miss., in other games involving Big Eight members. Other important Class AA tilts match Forrest City at Jonesboro; Conway at Newport; Malvern at Benton; Marianna at Stuttgart; Camden at Smackover; Monroe, La., at Crossett; Fairview at Fordyce; Hope at Magnolia; Searcy at Jacksonville; Harrison at Batesville and Siloam Springs at Rogers. The light, mild Bourbon of cherished flavor KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON 86 PROOF :o lose one of ttr three remaining games and till get the Big Ten's blessing for the Rose Bowl. Only Ohio State' and Michigan State challenge Michigan's right — but OSU is ineligible and MSC not only was beaten by the Wolves, but made a more recent Rose Bowl visit than Michigan. The Southwest Conference winner usually gets one of the Cotton Bowl berths, but with Texas A&M, the leader, ineligible, the also rans chance. SMU needs this one to stay alive, but the Aggies are favored by one touchdown. Texas, favored by the same margin, could lose ground with a failure against Baylor. Two other bowl candidates — Mississippi and Texar Christian — take it easy,this weekend, or Miss plays Memphis State. TCU is idle. None of the other ranked teams looks for trouble tomorrow. Michigan State plays Purdue in a Big Ten game; UCLA meets College •UNMOIE OlSIIUEdlES COMPAQ "WHERE PERFECTION OF PRODUCT IS TOiTO" LOUISVILLE, KENTUCK1 the Pacific, Notre Dame DON'T fire unless you are sure of yourtargei- know what you are firing at. If not clearly visible, hold your fire, says the National Rifle Association of America. Fights Last Night By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS I,os Angeles -- Rory Calhoun 160, White Plains, \ T . Y. knocked out Clifton Lester, 156, Los Angeles. 3. Vancouver. B. C. — Harry (KicO Matthews, 177, Seattle, knocked out Murray Burnett, 181 3 /i, Chicago, 5. Paris, France — Fred Galiana, 125, Spain, stopped Ray Pame- chon, 125. Paris, 7. (for European featherweight title). can afford to relax against Penn. When Syracuse University's football team travels to West Point for their game with Army, it will be the first grid game between the two institutions since 1926. Leo Te//s How He Got Wi7/i'e Extra $5,000 DETROIT (AP) — Leo Durochcr met Al Kaline yesterday. The former manager of the New York Giants was addressing a United Foundations torch drive dinner here. In slipped the 20-year-old Detroit Tiger outfielder who led both major leagues with a .340 batting average, last season. "I never met you, Al," hollered i should go as high as S30.000. I.eo across the crowded room "But I heal 1 you just stalled your 195G contract. Don't know what you got. but it wasn't enough," grinned Durocher. Kaline signed his 1956 contract with the Dctorit 'niters yesterday! lor a reported S20.000. j "I'm not kicking," said Al. "I went in with a figure in mind, my bosses had the same figure. It was easy." "I still say you should've made me your agent," yelled Leo. " 'Ya ever hear how I got Willie Mays up in the big bucks last year?" Kaline hadn't. Call From Stoneham Durocher recounted: '•Willie was making $12,500 in IDS!, his first big year. You know what a year he had — hit .3-15, belted 41 homers and drove in 110, in addition to running into the bleachers to pull down long flies. The boss (owner Horace Stoneham) calls me and asks me what I figure Willie ought to get. "I tell Horace I think they ought to give Willie the Polo Grounds and a big hunk of Ft. Knox, before we get sort of serious about it. "Stoneham finally says he figures he ought to offer Vv'illie about 25 grand to start the dickering and then "I hedge for a while and finally he tells me that 1 might as well bargain with Willie and for me to make the best deal I can. I tell him okay and get Willie on lh« phone. "I don't even mention the Ji grand. 'Willie,' I say, 'I'm sending you a contract for $30,000.' Johnson 7-5 Favorite Over Byrd in TV Action CHICAGO (/?l — George Johnson,, Ernie Durando and defeated Ra- Trenion. N. J., middleweight,| raon Fuentes. In September, ha rules a 7-5 favorite over Chicago's subbed, for middleweight cham- Bobby Boyd tonight in what should be a free - swinging, aciion crammed 10-rounder at Chicago Stadium. Johnson's only loss in five .scraps this year was to Ralph , pion Bobo Olson and beat Bobby Dykes. Tonight's bout .televised nationally (9 p. m. CST— NBC). -replaces the originally scheduled title fight between Sugar Ray Robinson and "Tiger" Jones and he has an over-1 Olson. It was postponed until Dec. all record of 26 victories in 38 starts, 22 by kayoes. Boyd, 21, showed marked improvement in upsetting Gene Fullmer at the stadium last month to gain his fourth straight triumph of the year. He has won 35 of 43 fights and fought two draws. He has polished off 14 foes by knockouts. Johnson, 25-year-old descendant of the Seminole Ii.dians, last January was a last-minute substitute 9 at the stadium when Robinson injured his ankle in training. Getting to Be a Habit DALLAS, Tex. (£>)—When Oklahoma beat Texas 20-0 in the Cotton Bowl this season it marked the fourth straight win for the Sooner* over the Longhorns. Oklahoma now has beaten Texas 18 times in 50 games. Two were ties. The shutout was Oklahoma's fifth over th« asks me if he thought he in a nationally televised bout for Texans. Do you have the "Magic Touch?" New DODGE every year for the rest of your life! Fabulous? No. it's fantastic! Each week for four weeks, somebody is going to win a brand spanking new Dodge every year for the rest of his or her life! it may be you! What? A new Dodge EVERY YEAR? That's right-as stated in the terms of the Contest Rules! If you are one of the weekly winners of the Grand Prize, you will take command of a new '56 Dodge right amuj! 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