The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 15, 1955 · Page 10
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PAGE TEN BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, NOVEMBKR IS, 1955 Chick-Wildcat Game to Be 'Dads Night' Facing probably their toughest game of the season in their finale Friday night against El Dorado, Blytheville's Chickasaws will go into the game strengthened by the presence of their dads on the sidelines. ChickasaW dads will be honored Friday with "Dads Day" by the Chicks and their boosters. Arrangement for the days activities, which include a breakfast and parade prior to the game, are being made by the Chickasaw Booswr Club. I Also to be honored at the game j will be eight seniors who ',viU be j playing their last football game for | Blytheville High School. They are co-captains Jimmy Gee and Charles Abbott, Freddy Akcrs. Dell Opens Cage Slate Tonight TTKI.T.— 4 ao-game basketball season, opening with a home game tonight against Missco, has been slated by Dell High School, according to Coach Charles Staten. All but two of the school* listed on the schedule are from Mississippi County. Dell has a pair of games each with Marked Tree and Monette from outside the county. The schedule includes games with the Class A powerhouse Manila and tough B games with Dyess, Luxora, Wilson and Osceoln. Regular season play will end ugainst O«nell reb. 10. The Schedule! Itov. 15 Missco—Home 18 Gosnell—Away 22 Armorel—Away 29 Dyess—Away Dec. 2 Manila—Home 6 Luxora—Away 8 Keiser—Away 13 Marked Tree— Homo 16 Osceola—Away 30 Monette—Home Jan. ' 3 Open 6 Marked Tree—Aw»y 10 Manila—Away 13 Wilson—Home 17 Missco—Away 30 Dyeea—Home 34 Wilson—Away 27 Liutora—Horn* 31 Open Feb. 3 Armorel—Home 7 Monette—Away 10 Gosnell—'Home BURDETTE STALWARTS — Couch John Cuv- and Arkie Pan* lee, (centeri of Burdctic. SOPS over game plans Bulldogs Thursd.i with a pair ol his top griddcrs. -Milton Burks deft) test. (Courier Ne In Final 3B Game Pll ( I C t.H I HP \\ U 0 ::.-::'. in a key District 3B con- I'lmto) Bobby Jones, Fred Hodge. Freddy RounsavalL Jimmy Bratcher and Homer RatHff. Bobby Bratton, student manager for the Chicks earlier in the season until he underwent an operation, also will be honored by the team. Plans are Being made for a Main Street parade Friday afternoon. Tickets Availaolc j Dads will be honored by a breakfast at 7 a.m. Friday at Rustic Inn. Herb ChiLds is in charge of the breakfast and has tickets available at $1 each. The Chicks go into the game with the Wildcats seeking victory number eight for the season It will be the fourth encounter with a Bigj Eight foe this year. Only loss dealt the Chicks was from Pine Bluff, 18-7. The Chicks are in for a re-emphasis of fundamental blocking, tackling and running this week, according to head Coach Russell Mosley, who was not entirely pleased with last week's showing of the Tribe, despite its 46-7 conquest of Newport. "We seem to be getting in worse shape than we were earlier," Mosley said, indicating that the squad would do a lot of running this week. El Dorado with a big, fast squad is looked upon by the conches as equal or better than Pine Blnf. Burdette Can Drop Wilson from Lead The District 3B football season is coining down to the last call this week and the Osceola i Seminoles, who two weeks ago muffed their golden opportunity to take over the conference j leadership when they tied the Wilson Bulldogs in what was booked as the "title game", pass! the burden of dethroning Wilson to the Burdette Pirates. , In the final 3B conference en-! this one close to the chest to pro-1 i:ot; Indians the 3B conference title | Missco Cagers Open Heavy Slate Tonight Mississippi County basketball gets into the first full week of activity tonight, though some of the teams in the county have already played early season opening games. returning from last year with chief Both of the couty's Class A schools, Manila and Leachville are in action this week. Manila, having already started off the season with a resounding victory over Dyess last week plays its second game tonight and from all appearances will live up to pre-sca- son notices as one ot the top clubs in the country. Coach Dewarci Dopson takes his Manila Lions to Bay tonight in jue.st of win number two. Other activity m county cage circles tonight has Dell opening its season with a Missco on thee Blue Devils' home court, Luxora at Gosnell and Armorel junior boys and senior girls entertaining Warden teams. Lcachville Plays Friday Mississippi County's second Class A team. Leaechville. opens its basket- jail campaign Friday night, playing host to the Dyes:. Eagles. Manila returns home for a game with Hoxie Friday night. The move of Blytheville to the Bit; Eight leaves only Manila and Leachville as Class A basketball schools in the county. Both are expected to field fine teams ngjiin this year. Manila didn't lose a single player from la.st year's starting five and are expected to be one of the toughest teams in the losses being Billy Ray and DarreU Blockcr. Bin, consensus of coaches In the area Is that Leachville crew will b« area. Leachville also has .sevenU a better a bull balanced unit tht* boys i year. Wilkinson Worries About Cornhuskers By LARRY FRIEDMAN NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Some Saturday afternoon a regular season football opponent will bowl over the mighty Oklahoma Sooners with a crash that will resound throughout the nation. Coach Bud Wilkinson, whose tribute to the ability of the play- team is rolling along with 27; ers and coaches." straight victories and top-ranked] Coach Calls Nebraska Best li» the country, thinks the "big] Coach Bill Glassiord called the upsei" may happen this Saturday Cornhuskers the best he's ever when Oklahoma meets Nebraska had at Lincoln and Colorado Coach In a showdown struggle at Lincoln Dal Ward agreed after Nebraska for the Big Seven Conference! defeated the Buffaloes 37-20 last Father-Son Duo Bag First Deer Two Stone County deer fell vie- j tiins of a Mississippi County father-son, act in the first two days of the state's 1955 deer season. Hays Sullivan Sr., and his son Hays Jr.. of Burdeite. bagged the first deer in their camp in the Fillmore area. Hays Sr., got a six-pointer on Hie opening day yesterday and Hays Jr., got a five-pointer this morning. counter of the season Wilson plays at Burdetie Thursday at 8 p.m. The Pirates will be aiming for a second place tie in the conference 1 . A Burdette win would give the | Seminoles the title on a 4-0-1 rec- j Wil.son ... ord and tie Burdette and Wilson i Osceola . teci their position in the confer- : will have been decided. CONFERENCE STANDINGS W L T PCT. 5 0 4 at 5-1-1 each. A Wilson victory would assure the Bulldogs the title on a 60-1 season's record. Circumstances surrounding Thursday's game give Coach Bob Courtwfiy's Bulldogs some advantage, but Burdette, cur- Burdette Marion .. Keiser .., Earl.e ... Shawnee Other Action Other non-conference games for; 3B clubs this week see Marked Tree j at Earle, the team which hung los 1.000: .800! .500! .500 \ .429; .429! .333 j .000 j rently in third place, can only I move one direction in the standings \ enc . e> They can pu n ;i n the stops. after this week's game — up. i g y the time the Seminoles go into The Pirates do not have to play ' b'aULe Friday night against the Pis- Moore Will Be Ready for LSU By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Arkansas Razorbacks will have Henry Moore available for the final game against Louisiana State at Little Rock Saturday. It was announced yesterday that ace fullback Moore, who suffered a chest injury in the Porks' 6-0 victory over Southern Methodist last week, would recover In time to play. Coach Jack Mitchell said that the Rarorbacks had no other serious injuries. The team went through a 45-minute drill and then watched movies of the Southern Methodist game. Offensive timing and pass defense drills were scheduled today. The LSU Tigers worked till after dark in a long, no-contact session. LSU surprised with a 34-7 victory over Mississippi State last week. It was only the second victory for th; Tigers. On the .shoulders of the downtrodden, cellar-dwelling Rice Owls this Saturday rides the hopes and slim mathematical chances of the Razorbacks that they, and not the Texa* Christian Frogs, will wind up in the Cotton Bowl. The Christians, one 01 the loop's leading powerhouses, are favorites Ut bag the Owls and sew up second place which this year will be good for the host's job m the Cotton Bowl. Arkansas, with a 3-2-1 record, has finished its conference play. .The Porkers can now only hope that all second place contenders fall flat on their faces between now nnd season's finish to end up with a flock of 3-3 records. The Texas Aggies who appear to be heading for the championship will have an inactive role U they become conference kings. They have been barred from playing the Cotton Bowl because of recruiting violations. The Frogs Monday had a short non-pud drill nnd heard Line Coach Allie White, who watched Rice against A&M. praise the Owls as "a line ball club, one that is tough defensivel y." Trainer Elmer Brown said the club is "in as good a shape physically ns we hav been all year." The Owls are also due to be in good physical shape ior Saturday's game nt Fort Worth. There, is a possibility senior end Marshall Crawford may be out tor the season with an injured knee but the rest of the squad is expected lo be on the field Saturday. The Owls are counting on precedent to help them against TCU.j Tn his Hi years at Rice. Coach Jess Neely's teams have never lost .six straight games. They lost five straight in 19-M and 1952. The- Baylor Bears, who tangle with the Southern Methodist Mustangs at Waco Saturday, worked out until dark Monday with Couch George Saner scrimmaging his charges long and hard on pass plays. Three Bears—including t:o- raptians Wrk'on Hollcy and Henry Grcmminger — are unrertainstart- ers against SMU bccnttse of in juries. The Mustang.s, who haven't do fcnted the Hears in seven seasons will face Baylor with a starting player on their disabled list. All startors have- been ready for previous games this year. Missing will be Don (Tiny) Oos.s. who injured a hip :m»inst Arkansas lii.si. week. Is Your Car Set For The Hunting Season? If You're Planning a Happy Hunting Season No Doubt You'll Need a Car . . . Let the courteous people at Phillips .Motor Co. condition your rnr or truck for a trouble-free hunting; season with these important services. 1. Complete winteri/alion including engine tune-up and installnfion of permanent anli-frcey.c. 2. Complete front system service, including wheel alignment and balance. 8. Body and fender refinishing, and porcelninix.o finish conditioning. PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. 300 Iroodway Phon* 3-4453 The Razorbacks also have a slim chance in the Gator Bowl at Jacksonville. Fla., as well as the Cotton Bowl. Arkansas was one of the nine tennis listed as possible contestants in the Florida New Year's game. On the list was Tennessee, coached by Bowden Waytt. who last .season guided the Porkers to (lie Southwest Conference championship. The Texas Loni> horns and the Aggies took it ea.sy Monday. Neither has a »ame .scheduled this week. Both squads are due to settle down to touL,-h drills later in the week in preparation for their annual; Thiuiksinviim Day battle a week, from Thursday. I KEY MAX FOR BULLDOGS Dun Harnden, stout guard n the Wilson line is expected to be a key man in the crucial Wilson- Burdette conference game Thursday. Dan is a senior and an outstanding student. 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Burdette took a 20-6 trouncing from Portageville. championship. Both learns have won five conference games without a loss, but while Nebraska has lost its four outside games, the Sooners have also defeated Pittsburgh, Texas and North Carolina. Nebraska, once the scourge of the league, hasn't been able to defeat the Sooners in 12 years, but that's one of tlie things that worries Wilkinson. In fact, no conference team has taken the measure of Oklahoma since Kansas turned the trick In 19-16—or 53 league gtimes ago. Bud Tries Explanation The tall Oklahoma mentor tried to explain the possibilities for the "big upset": "I don't recall a game in the time I've been it Oklahoma when all the factors are so in favor of a team like they are for Nebraska" to upset the Sooners. Wilkinson pointed out that Nebraska started the season with a barrage of criticism after a humiliating 6-0 setback to Hawaii in the first game. "But the players and the coaches had enough organization to come back and make themselves into a whale of a football team." Wilkinson saUi. "It's a tremendous week. Wilkinson didn't go into too much detail on. what factors are in favor of Nebraska shooting down the Sooners. But, apparently he must be pondering these conditions: 1. Oklahoma Is the No. 1 team in the tuition and therefore a prime target. 2. His powerful Learn has the Orange Bowl trip all locked up and may be looking ahead to Jan. 2 nnd an engagement with Maryland. Quick Blow May Win 3. With one quick blow Nebraska could end Oklahoma's seven-year monopoly on the league crown. 4. The Cornhuskers can be '"loose" since they have nothing to lose—except the game itself. 5. Playing at home f-an't hurt the Nebraskans, either. Of course, it should be borne in mind that Wilkinson is a leading member of the "conche's crying towel club" because of his constant pessimism. "I know when a coach says it's going to be a tough game, everyone adopts a tongue-in-cheek attitude and just smiles," Wilkinson explained after developing hjs "big upset" theory. Concrete sftovld be used for Arkansas' part of tfte Motional System of Interstate Highways This state's part of the National System of Interstate Highways is a vital link in a road system that reaches every state in the Union, 42 state capitab and 182 of the 199 cities with a population of over 50,000. The map above shows this 40,000-mile network. These are the interstate routes authorized by Congress and selected by the Bureau of Public Roads and the various state highway departments. Although comprising only 1% of the total road mileage in the country, these key routes carry over 20% of the rural traffic These roads are essential to the smooth and economical flow of commerce; the swift movement of men and material in defense; the quick and efficient evacuation of cities in emergencies and the safe, comfortable and enjoyable travel of motorist*. The sections of the heavily-traveled Interstate System in this saw jhouW be paved with the longest-hating, most economical pavement— Concrete. Concrete is moderate in first cost, requires little maintenance and lasts a lifetime. Result: low-onnvaf-cosf service. And concrete is the safe pavement. la gritty texture permits quicker, «afer stops, wet or diy. And its light-colored surface reflects mote light at night, providing better nighttime visibility. Mr. Motorist, your taxes will pay for building the sections of the Interstate System ia this Mate. Insist on the best investment of your money. Insist on (ow-amn»*-«o»f concrete-for these important roads. TLAND C IM I N T ASSOCIATION 916 FALLS BUILDING, MEMPHIS J, TENNESSEE *k rwmft M t«t*>«ti| Ml mt FOR BETTER ROADS INSIST ON CONCRETE

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