The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 20, 1954 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, October 20, 1954
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 20, 1954 Chicks Get More T In East High Friday Osceo/a's Juniors After Paps Scalps OSCEOL4 — Osccola's Junior Scminolcs, boiislinfi one I of the best teams in their history, will bo out to rcpnnl a| In spite of a losing record page from their history book when they clash with Blythe- lliu Chicks wm run up against ville's Papooses in Blytheville tomorrow ni^lil. Mustangs Have 2-4 Record Coach Jim Lee Stevens' team are dead set on repealing the upset win over a Iiiuhly favored Blytheville team It pulled back in 1950 which was one of Ihe sweel- est victories garnered by nn Osceola junior team. That ye..r, Blytheville came to Osceola with a long victory string working and boastine one of ihe finest junior high teams In the state. But when the dust of battle had cleared, the .Scoreboard showed the Junior Seminoles out In front by a 6-0 score. Will Close Season Tomorrow night the Junior Seminoles will close out their 1954 schedule and a victory in this one would give them a season record of five wins and two losses. Osceola suffered its second defeat of the season last week, a (i-0 setback at the hands of a strong Jonesboro Junior High team. The game Was one of Osceola's finest showings of the season as they held the favored Joncsboro team scoreless through three quarters of strong defensive play. The Junior Seeminoles drove into Jonesboro territory several times during the night but each time muffed their scoring chance. Same Starters Coach Stevens ha.-! said that he will string along with the same starting lineup that he used against Jonesboro in this week's game. His starters will be: C. A. Strange, left end; Mark Chltwood, left tackle; Bob Porter, left guard; Billy Robbins, center; Robert Sanders, right guard; Doug Meadows, right tackle; J. W. Reese, right end; Ray Mann, qunrlcr- back; Jerry Hill, right halfback; Ed Weldon, left halfback; utul S. E. Stovall, fullback. Dark Signs 2-Year Pact With Giants NEW YORK Ml—Alvin Dark, the quiet, take-charpc Kiiy who kept the New York Clanls on the hustle tance from Hoyec .Smith and .Inn Osceola Piays Keiser Friday Seminoles Shooting For Second Win but Visitors Favorites OSCEOLA — Friday nifihl the Osceola Semlnoles will lit: KOIIII; all out to Ijnprovc their 1-5 record for the 1U54 campaign thus far when they play host to the Kciscr Yellowjaekels, the favorite to cop the Dlstriet :1B Championship. But bolnn In Ihc unclordou role Is nothing new to Ibe Sominoles, who have been in that snot (or their first six games ol Ihc season. Although at first 1,'lancc the 1-5 record looks anything but Impressive, the Seminoles have been coming along very fast and are a much better team than the record Indicates. In their last two game;; they won over Pocrihontas 33-K) and hist Friday night they were nosed out by Helena 1-G. Helena Is an "A" school and have not given ground lo any of their opponents thus far which Include such teams as Forrest City. BvinMcy, t'.ast Ugh of Memphis and Searry. Played All Classes The Osceola team, which is giv- n "B" classification by Hie AAA, iHS. played four '"A" schools, one. r AA" .school and one "B" school on their schedule up to date. Fri-j day night's game with Kelsor will I be a Olslriet, 3B Coiilerc-ncc name, i and will put Ihe Osceola eleven In | beller shape because they have been playlnj; some prclty good si/.e boys [bus far on Ihelr list. Keiser rates as the favorite In this Hit because ol their play Inns Car. They won over Wilson another tough Memphis school hiire Friday night when they lake on Memphis' East High in their 1954 homecoming game. Coached by htle Kimny Holland, Arkansas' mighty mite of 10-16 and 1W ,lhe Mustangs ol East Hlsh hiivo won only two gami'.s thl.s year white losing lour. But, as Jiist abuui, everyone knows, records ni'-an very little to Memphis Learns. Memphis llnuid Is Fast The. Chicks have found in past years that the lype of football play- en In the Memphis Prep Lwisuc is and furious, and outsiders, the Memphis schools nearly The Mustangs employ tile orthodox 'J' offense with u pair ol speedy New Owners Feel Athletics Can Regain Winning Form backs. Bryan Lewis and Jim Butler ,.o!il£ most of the leather toting. Both arc hall backs and arc rated aft tine prospects, Eiisl, HlKh's only victories this year have been over Catholic High of Memphis and Helena, Ark. Defeated Helena 12-0 The Mustangs tlefeatccl Helena by a 12-0 score. According to Coach Holland, the Mustangs are lacking in the weight department. -We're not too heavy," . said In reply to a question re- rdiiiB the physical size of his niRht ten 111 7-6 imd heal. which won Bii The Bin dun [or the YellnwjHC.kets Is Hobby Dlxon, fleet left hallhack. who Is capable of making Ihc long run. He will net plenty of nssis- SOrtlOMOKE FLA.NKKR — Another sophomore who has been showing up well In the Chicks 1 camp this year is Jimmy Earls. Earls, an end candidate, has .seen notion in .several of the Chicks' games thus far this season and is boiiuj counted on to help fill a flanker gap next year. (Courier News Photo) Pittsburgh End Is AP Lineman of Week Glut/ WHS named by sportswnt- to the National League pennant and their smashing World Series victory, today signed another two- year contract. He is Ihe first player to sign with the world champions for 1955. There was no indication how much money was provided in the contract, mailed in by Dark from his Lake Charles, Ln.. home, but Eddie Brannick. club secrelary, said the stubby shortstop was "very sallstird." It was the second two-year agreement signed by Dark since joining the Giants in iSISO. The lirsl accepted by Dark in lilirt. called for a reported $31.500 a year. He signed then only alter holding oul until March 3. Dark, a 5-loot-ll scrapper at hi.s best in the clutch, wound up a superb year with an individual performance that matched the team showing of the Giant's fuur-g: Olrdley. The Seminoles running Irojl Ihe Split T (orniallnn with Wade Rogers at tin? (jilarlerbiifk The Chicks will be seeking to make the Mustangs their f»' s l stepping stone on another victory string Murphy snapped the Chicks' string at seven games last week. Turnout For Boosters Razorback Films Help Attendance Blytheville's Booster Club bad its largest turnout oi the year last nlRht and Booster President Dan MoCasklll Is sure ho knows the, utim<H» ".' " - vcnson tumbles to choke oil' threnus by th..On the program were Illms of'Middies. He was strong defensively jibe University of Arkansas' -'0-13 j ,,| .oilier llnirs, too. ' victory over Texas Christian University (tin About ill) By THU ASSOCIATED 1'KESS Fred Glatz, a 190-pound end at Pitt, was named the Associated Press Lineman of the Week today for his exploits that helped the Panthers knock Navy from the list of unbeaten college football teams. and broiideu.slers in the weekly balloting for the honor. Hityh Hills, Texus Christian centL-r. and Bruce BOKk-y. West Virginia tackle, »'su mvivcd high pnus.« for their plav Huninst Tev.i:; A&M imd State, respectively. Glut/, a junior who prcpped in Pittsburgh Onlnil Hltfi. caught :i 54-y»rd forward puss that set up Piti.'s first touchdown in !he !'an- Ihers' 21-19 victory and .followed that would have tied the score. In addition he threw the key block when Jim Swink got loose for the 711-yard touchdown run for the winning score. That wasn't all. Pits also recov- L'eim i etetl tin Aygie funible and inter' copied a pass to stop another threat, as well its making tackles all over \ht' iioht. HP tiki '.ill this despite the Chicks Are 8<h In State Ratings Loss fo Murphy High Sends Tribe Skidding In Top 10 Rankings Just as expected, Blytheville's Chlckasaws slipped down the ladder in the Arkansas Gazette's rankings of the top schoolboy football teams In the state this week. The Chicks, who suffered their first defeat of the season last week to Murphy High of Mobile, Ala., one of the south's largest high schools, dropped from fourth place in the standings to eighth. Taking over the No. 4 spot vacated by the Chicks was North Little Rock, a team beaten by the Chicks 20-7. Camden, which was defeated by North Little Rock, was ranged fifth while undefeated Van Buren of District IAA was ranged sixth and Texarknna. of the Big Seven, with a mediocre 3-3 record, is ranked seventh. Pine Bluff Third Little Rock, as expected, hung on to its top billing while El Dorado kept its No. 2 ranking. Pine Bluff, which has won only two games while losing three, is ranked third. Newport and DeQueen, with identical 6-0 records, round out the top 10. Several changes were made in the lower 20 rankings, including Jonesboro, which has won but one game all year, being ranked 24lh in the sta • ahead of Searcy 3-1-2 and Malvern, 3-2. Top Ten Team, Conference Record 1. Little Rwck (Big 7) .... 2. El Dorndo (Big 7) 3. Pine Bluff (Big 7) 4. No. Little Rock (Big 7) 5. Camden (IVAA) 6. Van Buren (TAA) 1. Texavkana <Bi£ 7) H. Blythcvllle (HAA) 9. Newport ,(IIAA) 10. De Queen (7A> But First Division Strange Territory to Philadelphians By RALPH BERNSTEIN PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The new owners of the Philadelphia Athletics are optimistic. They feel the club can again ascend the championship heights it once knew. The A's have been down before and climbed back. After Connie Mack vented his anger and disgust by selling all the stars of the team which lost four straight games to the miracle Braves in the 1914 world series, Philadelphia set a new major league record, finishing last for seven successive years. Mack tried hundreds of combinations during that period. From 1915 through 1921 he bought and traded players so quickly it was difficult for any two men on the team to get chummy. The A's won only 36 games each j 1916 and 1919, and lost as dz ' aw - and win the game. After the Athletics beat the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1930 series and lost to these same Cards in 1931 when John Pepper Martin ran wild on the base paths, Connie Mack did it again. He broke up this team that had won 104, 102 and 107 games in the three pennant years, broke them up because the fans had tried of seeing them win, if such can be believed. Here was the case of a winning team—high salaried for depression years—that couldn't many as 117 in 191G. In five of the seven dark years, the club collected more than 100 defeats. The A's finally lifted themselves from the basement in 1922, finishing seventh. They were sixth in 1923, fifth the following year and second in 1925. Mack had another great team in the making and his youngsters battled the fabulous New York Yankees of Babe Ruth's heyday for the pennant in 1026. 1927 and again in 1928. The A's dldn>t c ' uite make U ' but tney were 4-2 6-0 2-3 , 4-2 5-1 . 6-0 . 3-3 4-1 stars involved in tin have put out. a.s u h mijjit lie the ni^ht they'll I urn Ihc trick lor im upset. Inexperience hus hern (he number ime problem each Fridny mi;lit. but the Indians huve ninm-d plenty ni it Un 1 p;ist sis weeks i\mum;l out- sltindinu hall clubs. .. turned nut to see thr , which wore narrated by niyihrville Hue Coach Hill Stancil. MrCuskill, pleasod with last night's crowd, said be plans lo mn ko Ihe H.a/.orbnck lilms a regular part, of Hooster programs in . to have Iho lion victory I'itls Saved TCI 1 It WHS Pitts who saved TCU'.s 2120 victory over the Texas AEIIMCS by blocking Lhtt try for extra point over Baylor in ti week's session, but a iiouiu'enH'nt will be next mooting, before Kiel he plaved with a shoulder in- Casino, 140, Blue Island III * | Boston — Tommy Colhn Fights Last Night By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Miami Beach, Fla.—Miguel Diaz. 148. Havana, outpointed Rocky 10. 129'i, "Maybi bolter banp up Hugh's other shoulder." kidded TCU cuach, Abe Martin. Forrest GregB. Southern Metlio- tlist lactic, was point-eel out. for his outKUiiuliiiK play against, Rice. Other linemen nominated included centers Kurt, Purris, Oklahoma ancl ends Carl Allison, Oklahoma. Boston .stopped Bobby Why. Los Angeles, 6. Sacramento. Calif—Art Ramponi 133, Richmond Caltt., knocked out Liiuro Solas, 129'-j, Mexico City, 4. Dan Ecl\v:irds, tackle for the Baltimore Colts in the NFL, is a cattle [aimer during the off-season. The' St.. I^uis Cardinals' minor Icaijilr farm clubs have players from 41 states, the District of Columbia. Caiv.uta, Mexico, fuerto Rico, Cuba and the Panama Canal Zone. slu . fo the . . sweep of the Cleveland Indians inijunmie Hobbms, the World Series. A .293 hitter dur- i Larry Huhey do ing the regular season, the 31-yenr- : tin the OM-I old old veteran batted .41- — the best i ihcy have been ' .. Bcniie \\Viss. lelt hicklr; Paul OobUv It'll mmril; llh-y Klhs. center; Otto Klrnimi:, ni'.ht i;uard; Allan Ci-iiii:. ri;;h! turkk-: -I.ickie . Croslinvjiit. n^hl einl: \V;idc Hodi;• t-r.s, qii.inerbMek; Juke MUTM'. ! riplit b:tHb;u'k; Ben \\V1I.~, or Ken' ny Clark, leti hallback; ami Jerry .Spencer of Uick Lucas, lul!b:ick y Meudmvs series average o f any oJ \\\v York regulars. lov \\\ All-Time Batting Champion Dies BOSTON -.3'--The baseball world today mounif'd the low of Hns/h Duffy, -vvho^c labulou.s .438 b;H:::u; averape in Ififi-l for the Boston National LeitEiie bapcbitll rlub :,^ .in all-: line record The 87-year-n]d .star died yoir-r- day at his hoinr lro:n ;i hi'an :n!- ment. Ht would been RH nt'xi month. Active in baseball ;ilmo to the t id IK n i Bn ton Hi Sox scojt f i i Ui 1 ( ( t x OTIC i-: Notice i 1 - KI b MI tn * A Petition h.ts been fiK-n \n<!i ihf City Cle I a,, u )* th< i innct o! a building Permit to Calvin Carter and Roy Gammill or either of them for the construct;n:i of a service station on Lo: G and the West 40 feet of Lo; 7. Block 1, Jones Addition to Cuy of i; Blythovillr. 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They i;<> together for better engine performance. I'llllllrS PnKOUUM OOMI'VNY Then Came Foxx The tans of Philadelphia and Ihe nation began to read and talk about a big: strapping kid named James Emory Foxx from a Maryland farm; a fire eating catcher named Mickey Cochrane; a Polish outfielder—Al Simmons—who defied all tradition of batting stances by hitting with his foot in the bucket; a tall, lanky pitcher named Lefty Grove who threw a ball frith the speed ol a bullet and lost his temper just as fast. The A's had roly-poly Jimmy Dykes at, Joe Boley at shortstop and Max Bishop on second base. Mule Haas and Bing Mil'_ played in the outfield with Simmons. A.husky pitcher, George Earnshaw, and a wily southpaw, Rube Walberg; the veteran Howard Ehmke and relief artist Lcroy 'Popcye) Mfihaffey were members of H great pitching staff. The A's were ready to roll and they did, three straight pennants in 1929, 1930 and 1931. A Great Era The A'S m mis era was one of the great teams of all time. As long as baseball is played, fans will recall the 1929 world scries fourth Mnme when ihe A's trailed 8-0 against the Chicago Cubs, only tu score 10 runs in one inning Forced by economic conditions to sell away his team. Mack began a downward trek again. Simmons went to the White Sox with Haas and Dykes: Bishop to the Red Sox; Cochrane to the Tigers; Earnshaw to the White Sox and finally Poxx to the Red Sox. The A's tumbled back into the depths of the American League. They finished third in 1932, and then failed to make the first division for 15 years. They haven't won a pennant since 1931. Southern Cal's Arnett Is Back of Week LOS ANGELES (fP)~ One of the unusual incts about young Jon Arnett of Southern California is that while he was named Back of the Week by The Associated Press, he has yet to win a place on the Trojans' starting team. Even today his coach, Jess Hill, reiterated that he has not decided whether the 19-year-old sophomore or Aramis Dandoy, a seniov and All-Pacific Coast Conference back last year, will lead off at left halfback against California here Saturday. Hill did name Jon to start in the Oregon game last week, the nationally televised contest which proved a wonderful stage for Arnett's running artistry. But this was the only game thus far in which he got the opening role- Does this disturb him? "Not a bit," he. promptly replied. "I'm glad to see Dandoy get the assignment." Tremendous public call for Old Crow reaches record heights with the introduction of milder, lower-priced, 86 Proof bottling-companion to the world-famous 100 Proof Bottled in Bond! NOW-TWO GREAT BOTTLINGS 86 PROOF Celebrated Old Crow-lighter, milder and lower-priced than the 100 Proof Bottled in Bond BOTTLED IN BOND 100 PROOF The most famoiu of bonded bourbons available as usual DISTRIBUTED IN Bl,YTHEVIU,K AREA BY R. C. 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