The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 26, 1954 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, October 26, 1954
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (AHK.) COURIER NEWS TUKSCAT, 1, MS4 Undefeated Arkansas Ranked 4th in Nation Ohio State Is First, Sooners Drop to 2nd By ',11:011 H l.l-LKTOS Jli. The AsMH'lalfd PrcM Ohio State's Buckeyes, a «>llcc)ion of football players with roses in their eyes and mayhem in their hearts, have replaced Oklahoma as the .\o. 1 college team in the opinion of the nation's sports writers and broadcasters. They e-.irnfd thr honor mi>lunn Wisconsin 31-!'! 1»M Saturday while Oklahoma WH.= Aiding h.stlessh throuph a '21-0 decision over Kansas Stale. Oklahoma hud been on lop of the Associated Press poll for three weeks. Oklahoma collected 10 more place voies thwn Ohio State— 74-fj4 —but ihe Bucks cdped ahead on the .second-plitcc ballots, of which 69 went to Ohio Stole and only 49 l )MLt %olt -' s knocked Miva^ippi from the mnks of the u n b e a t e n, jumped twin seventh to fourth. Army rose iioni ninth to fifth and West Virginia Jrom HHh to seventh. The new order, alter the first four. i.s Army, Notre Da me, West Virginia. Wi.sconhin, Purdue and Miiuni Fl'A. The leading learns with parentheses: Texas Shakeup Is Underway New Faces Appear In Steers' Lineup, Mor* t-o Come to the Sooners. Porks Get 1.351 Points The hnal count, on the usual 109-6. etc.. basis, gave Ohio Stale 1858 points and Oklahoma 1,834. TJCLA. with 15 firsts, was rich! behind with 1.800 points, and the surprising Arkansas team fourth with 1,351. Ohio .State was fourth, last week, while Wisconsin was second to Oklahoma. UCLA, which walloped Oregon Slate 61-0, polled a much higher vote lhan it did a week ago in retaining third place. "Team of Destiny" Arkansas, a "team of d- J stiny" which came Irom nowhere to take the Southwest Conference lead and 1. Ohio State (fHi 2. Oklahoma <74i 3. UCLA i45i ... 4. Arkansas < Id' 5. Army 1 i fi. Notre IJame ' 1 7. West Vlriilma K. Wisconsin fl. Purdue 10. Miami iFla.) Second 10: 11. Michigan 12. Mississippi 13. USC ... 14. Vir«inla Tech 15. Navy ......... 1C. Duke ........ 17. Texas Christian IB. SMU .......... 19. Rice ........ By JOK BKNIIAM ASSOlIATKI) Pit ICSS STAFF Spring cleaning came to the Uni- vcr.sity of Tex.-IK .six months early. A reform movement .started Monday by Coach Ed Price already had two new faces in the Loiiff- j horns' sin rung lineup, with the j promise of more to come during j Ihe week's workout.s. Rl^ht Guard Ben Woodson and I rlRhl tackle Herb Gray were the I first two of what Price .said miwht , .1858 j be » IOMK line of LoiiKhnrn.s .sent to the second team for failure to f-ive llu.'lr all for the Texas this year. Price .said he "anticipated" •thr-r clmnucs in the .starting . 1800 .1351 . .971 . .727 161 '!> -478 I starting eleven. That, hnweve 460 was just one .story about the sudden switches, Nine Ordered to Move The Austin. Tex., American, in n article by Mrirk BtiUcrson, .said only five members of Ihe first string—all linemen—were reasonably sure if keeping their posts. The Daily Texan, campus newspaper, reported that nine players had been ordered to move from Hill Hall, the athletic dormitory, disciplinary mea.sure. The . .344 ..318 . .184 ...124 . . .78 ...75 ...57 ...53 ...51 Colorado Eyes Upset Of Mighty Sooners BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Wingback Frank Bornarrli, a close-mouthed player aiming for a career in pro football, may be the key to Colorado's chances for an upset of No. 2 ranked Oklahoma in their Big Seven clash here Saturday. ' "Prank is always In Ihe pla.v." nays a teammate. "We all (eel bel- ter when he's on the (iclcl HP am really smell out Ihe plays on defense." Bernardl, a 175-pound senior Irom Elmhursl. 111. Is quiet and unassuming but he relishes the more rusged phases o[ Ihe game. "II I had lo piek .n favorite part ol the game," Bcrnnrtii sniri, "»• ivould be the leeling 1 Bel when 1 lower my head and ram inl« a bigger man. I kno»- It shakes him up. 1 only do It when I'm obviously al the end ol the line. 1 llgurc I may not be going nny farther but I'll sure let the u"y kl "»v he's been in a collision." Bernardl tfi termed by Coach Dallas Ward as "lops in my book." Ward said "a player like Frank doesn't come along onee in 10 years. He's lust, elusive, n good blocker, excellent passer, rine pass receiver. deadly tackier, great pass defender. ' " , They just don't come nny Imcr." A Bright S|Kil front liifi defensive halfback posL He's an nll-the-wuj threat when he iielria * pwnt- fmm Colorado's double-safety setup- Colorado will face Oklahoma, unbeaten In 43 BiK Seven names, no a decided undcrdoR. Tlic name luus been a sellout tor the last six weeks. Colorado's losss lo Nebraska snapped a nine-name winning streak over l.wo seasons for the Buffaloes. They lost in the la,st minute t-o Oklahoma at Norman Ins!, year, 2120 The year before the tcaim tied ill Boulder. Coruthersville B Game Postponed CARUTHERSVILLB — TlBcr.V Coach John McQuirc said yesterday allernoou thai the B team contest with Poplar Bind there last night had been postponed until lo- rnnht. , Mules' Coach Dutch WyntL Bernardl was one of the few phoned Coach McOuire yesterday would O^IIIItrul "tla Idle 1,1 lm. ,.... pnOllL'U IjUlttM lvn.l-'llllt .rl-. bright spots In Colorado's 20-(i loss i , 1IK | | n f (1 nned him that a ra ui Nebraska last Saturday. He falling In Poplar Blufl thai romped 39 yards on his lavorite re ' verse play to set up Carroll Hardy's 34-yard dash for Colorado's lone touchdown. For the season Bermirrii rushed the bull 448 yards carries—an 11.2 yard average each time. A southpaw passer, Bernard! has completed 4 of 8 tosses for 50 yards, including one touchdown throw. He's caught 5 parses for 103 jards .including 2 for touchdowns. Specialist in Ittmninp Bernard! is p. specialist in running the reverse or passing left cause Ihe field to be considerably muddy by game time. Tonight's grid .same will find Caruthersville's undefeated B team , nj pomg agalnsl a Mule B team 40 J that'll be out lor revenge after the Tigers A team's 41-18 defeat of the Mules here Friday night. Dog Remaini paper emphasised that Gray and Woodson were not amony the nine. The demotion of Gray and Wood- sot, drew the comment from Price. 'Gray was not in satisfactory physical condition and Woodson's performance wa.s not a.s ^ood as we thought he could clo." Price's .statement was a turnabout from prc-scason ratings which listed Gray as n probable All-America selection and Woodson as the con- /ercncc's most brilliant sophomore lineman. Bob Flinn, a 205-pound junior, wa.s moved into Gray's .sprit ami I.niiRford Sni'cd. a '300-pound junior took over Wood.son Vi spot in Tuesday's piepa rations lor the Saturday meeting bclwcen Texas and Southern Methodist at Austin. Scrimmages wort; schndulcd lollow- Ing llfshl drills Monday. Skull Drill For Porks Other I raining rumps reported everything from indoor skull .sessions lit ArkanMis to a heavy two- hour workout at HMD. Arkansas stayed Indoors tint* In heavy rains and spent Ihe time MudyliiK delensive pull mis lor list; against Texas AfcM Snlurelay at College Station. The unbeaten Porkers were reported in wood physical shape Inllowmc their nb- cracking victory over Mississippi. SMU Imd only one doubtful starlcr — KUurd .Jimmy Smith—as the Mustan^K opened Ihe \voek w with their lonpcst drill ni thr year, a two-hour session on running plays. Hallbat'k L. G. D.uprt* wa.s rak-d a possible starter for thr first time weeks as Baylor mH TCU. The running star, out wilh n lek' injury, and Ihe other Bears heard smuts say Texas Chris'nm is stronger at every position than lasl year. Aggies Get Hoaily Reserves worked apuinst in- cliplbles and (reshman using Arkansas style plays m a 30-nunme .scrimmage.'- at Texas A&.-M. Coach Paul i Bear i Bryant,told the starters thnr lo.v; lo Baylor last week was Iheir best g-umr ot die year. Coach Jr.-s.s Neely s ( -hcduled li'DRthy .'ncriinniiitji'.'i Tucsdny and Wednesday afirr it li^ht workout SAN PEDRO, Calif, (fl — Me c-hanic Jerry I. Jackson told po- nerimrui l^ ii ipuL-mjiftu in jun- \\^e that the only thing that wasn't •--•"---. nine the reverse or passing left- slo i en from him m a lour of \va- Wednesday nftrr a li^ni workoii handed from the optional pash-nm • terlront bars was his doff. The dop 1 Monday in which he told tnc Kic play that features the Buffalo^ 1 1 follownd him from bar to bar and Owls they looked ".spotty in tbn Finele wmp attnck. i was still with him when Jackson victory o\ei- Texas last Teammates regard Bernardl n> ' ' - ' '—-' '— 1 "" ' Nl " l|i ' k " lri riminn " nllivv tops on deienhc. He's one of the best pots defenders and is a sure tackier discovered he'd lost his wrist i waich, a diamond rinp, wallet, cig- !nret litihlcr. and SflO in cash. Neely pmpha to piny in tiirir \\' ot' k. iri runmni; plays will br , r :t'fi us inr Oul.i prrpiirc Viinderbili hrrr Saturday PAl'OOSE GRADUATE — Another Pnpoose grad showing up fine in the Chicks' camp this year is Tommy Slnyton, sophomore halfback. Slaylon hasn't seen much game action this year but he is being groomed lot future duty. (Courier News Photo) Fowler Wi Of Grid Contest Two Tied for first But He Picked Chicks Score Closest en panics thai, ended in upset victories threw n menu curve ftt enlninls in Ihe Courier News' weekly football contest last woek but it didn't keep twn of them from picking IG of the 24 winner.'! correctly. David Fowler of Route One, Sterle, Mo,, iinti Jerry iMonki Roun- siivull. HlutlcnL manager ol Blythe- vlllL-'K junior Papooses tied for Hie lop money In last week's contest but Fowler wits declared the winner his pick afc the Bly- thcvillr East High .score was closer lo bpinii riRht Mian Rouiwuvall's. In winning. Fowler picked .such upsi't.s a* Michigan «\TV Mlniu'sotsi. ArkaiiMi.s over Mississippi, Idaho, over WiiMitnfrlon State nnd Kentucky over Florida. Amimuu-vmeiil of the winner ot lust week's contest was delayed due to a delay in grading the hundreds (if entnc.s. Tht.s week's contest nppem ed in yesterday \s issue of the Courier News and I he deadline Inr nvn- vinj; entries i.s Thursdiiv midnight. Veteran Catcher Came for Free ST. LOUIS LI" — He mine up Irom the minors as n free giveaway, but back.stop Joe Sudden is shil in ihe majov lengvir:". fil ve;u':- Inter. Now a St. Louis Cnrdmal scoui til the iit;e of 84. Sudden u - a>. ^iven (o the PUtsburph Pinues m I8',i;i without chiirgp b e. r a u ;• e Ihr Cliitrlpsion. S. C.. club s:»id (hey bad no further use lor him. More tlian 30 kinds of ducks winter in North Carolina. All But One Missco Grid Team Slated for Action This Week Reiser's Yellow Jackets are the only Mississippi County team not slated for action this week as county teams swing into the final month of the 1954 football season. A total of seven high school and junior high games involving Mississipp County teams are on schedule this week with all but two of them to be played on county fields. junior high S a,,,es t second ,neetin B oMhe season with things golnsr tomorrow niglu. Blytheville's juniors travel to Mai the Missounans. But the Dip; one m , junior high me den, Mo., tomorrow night lor their ranks will be reeled oft at Bur „,„ tnninr Hiuh of Jones- Camp Jumoi Hitn ol Grid Star Prefers Gospel to Headlines By JOE MOOSIUU. WHEATON, 111. (AP) — Uave Burnham, a star quarterback who turned down 45 football college scholarships, says preaching the gospel to children is more satisfying than any sports page writeup. Burnham, 20, who ran and passed for 900 yards at Whealon last year, broke his shinbone Sati 21-6 self for the ministry al Wheaton. His father, Carl Burnham, is pastor of Ihe chapel at Brown and Vine in Akron. urchiy In leading Whealon to victory over Lake Forest. Burn-1 "Ever since I was a liltle kid. ham, rated an honorable mention, visiting ministers would talk about on the Litlle All America learn,; vviieaton as the only Christian col- to travel this week, going to Mari for Ihe rest ol Ihe: ] cgc which had a good imcrcolle- will be oul season. Lying in a hospital with his left leg in a cast, Burnham smiled sports program, especially football. When I was 12. I decided I boro. day night with all but one to ba played within the county boundaries. Osceola I'lliys Earle Blytheville's Chickasaws will play host lo Clarksdale, Miss., in Friday night's big one with Osceola, Burdette and Shawnee all playing home games. Osceola, still seeking its second win of the season, runs into another tough Class B team when it tangles with Earle's Bulldogs at Osceola Friday night. Coach Harold Stockton's Burdette Pirates will entertain Lepanto in another top Class B game. Shawnee's Indians go after their second home victory in a row tomorrow night when they lake on Crawfordsville. Wilson is the only county team on lor a game with Marion's Spar- _ _ be a minister and I found lie" talked about some of the offers i Wheaton offered everything I need- he received after a fabulous sports] ed in that field," he said, career at BUChtel High in Akron,! "Completely Happy" Ohio. I ,.j, m conl pi c tely happy here and "My father and I added up 45, ^ fo] . [s they .,. e not an e nd in scholarship offers, some verbal Ulems elvcs. The thrill of having and some by letler. before we colltacl with young persons and stopped counting.'; Burnham said. |m [hem of U]elr relationship speaker on gospel team Dote Is Fixed The Ark-Mo Checker Association is sponsoring its ninth annual checker tournament. It will be held nt the Dunn Hotel in Poplar Bluff, Mo., Sunday, Oct. 21. The games will be played on the »o - a.s - you - please style and all checker players who live in Mis- schools as Ohio fatate. Yale. Lo- t wrtieup." Uimbin. Southern Methodist, Mich- Bumham . who was a spef igan and Florida.' ja col]CRe sponsored gospel ... ... • Paiti Own Way 'which traveled 9,000 miles last souvi and Arkansas are invited to Burnham however turned them ' summer, spends many of his Sun-! attend and take part in the games all down and decided to pay his; days preaching to derelicts on Chi-1 for championship of the two stat« own way in order to prepare him-'cago's skid row. area. New super-refined gasoline gives more power-with-protection than you've ever known! > Now-Gulf refines out the "dirty-burning tail-end" of gasoline-the No. 1 troublemaker in high-compression engines. Result: a cleaner-burning super-fuel that gives you thousands of extra miles of full engine power... free from knock or pre-ignition. 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