The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 21, 1955 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, November 21, 1955
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PAOKMX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER MONDAY, KOTBMBBR 91, 1996 Orange, Rose Bowls Repeat After 2 Years By ED WILKS The Associated Press It's Michigan State-UCLA in the Rose Bowl and Oklahoma-Maryland in the Orange Bowl Jan. 2. And if you think you've heard that song before, you're right. and Navy tangles with Army as college football takes one last fling this Saturday. Pitt's record already is bound up for inspection with Saturday's 20-0 decision over Penn State capping a season that listed victories over Duke and West Virginia. The Southeastern Conference champ generally fills one of the Sugar Bowl berths and Mississippi (8-1), Georgia Tech (7-1-1) and Auburn (7-1-1) are the contenders. Vanderbilt (7-2) also has a chance. Vandy plays Tennessee, knocked for a loop by Kentucky 23-0, this weekend. Navy, which returned to the postseason business last January in the Sugar Bowl, likely will have a Cotton Bowl invitation in hand if it can beat Army. If the Middies fail, Pitt or one of the SEC teams may make it. Pitt also qualifies for the Sugar Bowl, although the New Orleans promoters could do worse than match a SEC pair. The Gator Bowl, set for Dec. 31, probably will have to wait until after the Cotton and Sugar bowls make their moves before getting replies to its bids . Armorel Tigers Off foFasI Start On Cage Season Those same four powers met in the same two New Year's Day extravaganzas in 1954. Michigan State beat UCLA 28-20 and Oklahoma beat Maryland 7-0. Once again, Michigan State and UCLA are once beaten. The Spartans lost only to Michigan (14-7) this season, while only Maryland upended UCLA (7-0). Maryland, the 1953 national champ, again has a 10-0 record, while Oklahoma, 9-0 with one game left and apparently heading for the national title, was once beaten and once tied going into the '54 Orange Bowl. UCLA expected to receive official blessing from the Pacific Coast Conference today after a token poll of members. The Uclans won their third straight PCC championship by thrashing Southern Cal 17-7 Saturday. Bowl Credentials Michigan State received its Rose Bowl credentials from the Big 10 yesterday although getting the bid as a runner-up. Ohio State, barred from two consecutive Pasadena pastimes, won the Big Ten title again by booting Michigan out of the picture 17-0 while Michigan State walloped nonleague Marquette 33-0. Oklahoma and Maryland, the only major unbeaten-untied clubs remaining, got their bowl tickets before last weekend's games in which the Sooners won their 10th straight Big Seven title by whipping Nebraska 41-0 and Maryland clipped George Washington 19-0. Half of the bowl Berths now are filled, with Texas Christian gaining the Southwest Conference host spot in the Cotton Bowl by humiliating Rice 35-0. That leaves the Dallas bowl selectors still looking for another team. The Sugar and Gator bowl committees also are still on the prowl and they'll have their teams by week's end with Mississippi, Georgia Tech, Auburn, Navy and Pitt waiting to say yes. To give the selectors a good show, Mississippi plays Mississippi State, Georgia Tech meets Georgia, Auburn takes on Alabama AHMOBEL—Armorel's Tigers, victorious in their first outing of the season Friday night, return to the basketball court here tomorrow night to do battle with Dell's Blue Devils. The Tigers of Coach Jordan Needham had little trouble in getting by 'Cooler in their season opener indicating that they are going to be tough In the county race this year. Tomorrow night's engagement will be a double header with the Armorel girls taking on Dell in a preliminary contest starting at 7:30. After tomorrow night's contest the Tigers will have 16 remaining games and one tournament on their 195556 schedule. The remainder of the schedule is: Nov. 29 at Wilson Dec. 2 at Kelser 9 Burdette at Armorel 12-17 Missco Invitational • Tournament Ifl Wilson at Armorel 20 at Luxora Jan. 6 at Missco 10 Keiser at Armorel 13 at Morris Chapel, Tenn. 14 at Adamsville, Tenn. 17 Luxora at Armorel 20 at Cooler 24 Gosnell at Armorel 27 At Burdette 31 At Gosnell Feb. 3 at Dell 7 Missco at Armorel Bill Rlgney of the New York Giants, Pred Hutchlnson of the St. Louis Cardinals and Bobby Bragan of the Pittsburgh Pirates are the new major league managers lor 1956. BIGGEST EVER—Horace R Hinckley of Augusta bagged near Concord what Maine same officials believe to be the heaviest whitetail deer ever shot anywhere. Without heart and liver, the ]2-point buck weighed 355 pounds It was estimated to have tipped the'scalps at 462 pnunds—nearly n quarter of a ton—when alive. Now Alabama has contributed! Harlon Hill to (he NPL. and the' Chicago Bears' star promises to b-: just as much of a problem for the defense as his illustrious predecessor. Hill looked like Hutson at his best yesterday as he twice faked Detroit defenders out of the way for the touchdowns that brought the Bears a 24-14, victory, their sixth in a row, and first place in the NFL's Western Conference. With three games to go, the Bears <6-3> have it hnif-game lead over the Los Angeles Rams (5-3-1), who were held to a 17-17. tie by Baltimore. Hutson's old team, the Green Bay Packers (5-4), trail by a game after Toblr, Rote passed for two touchdowns and ran 49 Harlem. Hill's Making Pros Recall Hutson By RIP WATSON The Associated Press Twenty years ago Alabama sent Don Hutson up to the National Football League and he proceeded to make life miserable for opposing pass defenders for the next decade. yards to set up a third in a 27-21 ictory over San Francisco. In the Eastern Conference, Cleevland bounced back from an upset defeat by Philadelphia a week ago to trounce Pittsburgh 41-14 and remain a game in front of Washington's surprising Redskins, 31-0 winners over the Chicago Cardinals. New York vaulted from last place to a tie for third with Pittsburgh by clipping the Philadelphia Eagles 31-7. Unless the second-place teams get some unexpected help, it looks very much like the Bears vs. Browns in the pro championship playoff, scheduled for Monday, park of the Western Conference champion. 35 Today Stan Still Confident Of Hitting 3,000 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Stan (The Man) Musial, celebrating his •• 35th birthday today, is still confident he'll be able to reach the- 3,000-hit milestone before calling it a day with the St. Louis j Cardinals, j The $80.000-a-year veteran performer, whosn nnme is commonplace in the tmme's record books, puts his ambition this way: "When I get, those hits I'll quit. Baseball is a wonderful profession, but I've had enough." Musial, who finished the 1955 season with a total of 2,597 hits figures it will tnke him nearly three more seasons to collect the remaining 403 safeties. Would Be 8th No other active player is close to him in the quest to become the eighth player in the game's history to equal the mark. Already in the select group are Ty Cobb, Honus Wagner, Tris Speaker, Cap Anson, Nap LaJoie, Eddie Collins and Paul Waner. The Man let it be known he was happy to hear general manager Frank Lane's recent remark that he would play in the outfield from here on in. Musinl lias played first base for the Birds at various times, including part of last sea-; son. i "I'll tell you one thing," Musial j said. "Playing at first base where; there's more work and tension' bothered me at the plate last j year." j Burdette Bowl Foe Switched to Aberdeen Biirdetie's Pirates, upset winners over Wilson last week, play Aberdeen, Miss., in the Hospitality Bowl at Booncvlllc, Miss., Thursday afternoon. The Pirates were originally scheduled to play Boonevillc in the game but Aberdeen was substituted for BooneviHe, Burdette Coach John Curlee said. Burdette _, finished its regular season with a 5-1-1 record in District 3B play, good for a second place tie with Wilson. Brother Frank .Tares Title Feature On Lemon Mat Show Tonight • Championship wrestling comes to Memorial Auditorium tonight with ; the smuhern junior heavyweight i king defending lii.s crown in one of : three bouts on the program. j Brother Frank Jares. who bills himself as the wrestling minister i from Provo. Utah, defends his • southerii crown against popular' Chic Garibaldi of St. Louis. : They will squar* away in a best. two of .three falls, 90-minute limn } limit, National Wrestling Alliance { sanctioned rvc-nl that will high-' light the triple-header card. ! In other matches Farmer Jones, the Mt. Ida, Ark., agriculturist, will ; square off against Tony Gardina ' in a one-hour time limit affair and I a couple of women grapplers, Miss i Millie Stafford and Miss Rusty j Ryan, will oppose each other In a ' similar match. | The championship bout will be : the big attraction in tonight's star- ' studded card. It will be supervised by the NWA with an alliance representative sitting at ringside. Jarcs, a chunky 200 pounder, won the southern title four months ago from Sonny Myers of St. Louis In a bout at Birmingham, Ala. Since that time he has defended his crown numerous times end has announced that he plans to challenge Lou Thcz for the world heavyweight title next Monday, Nov. 21 8:15 p.m. 1 BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING Adults 50c — Children 15c Southern Junior Heavyweight CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH 90 Minute Time Limit — Best 2 out of 3 Falls BROTHER FRANK JARES Southern Junior Heavyweight Champion vs. CHIC GARIBALDI Mllll* SUfrori One Hour Time Until — 2 Out of 3 Falls Farmer Jones vs. Tony Gardina One Hour Time Limit — 2 Out of 3 Kails Miss Millie Stafford —Vs.— Miss Rusty Ryan Hogs Flat Says Mitchell ****** ****** Season Ends with Erratic Loss to LSU By ADREN COOPER The Associated Press T h e Arkansas Razorbacks looked like they had reverted to their erratic form of five or six iiames ago in their 13-7 loss to Louisiana State Saturday. After a smashing finish in the tough Southwest Conf 'ence, the Porkers didn't seem too interested in -smacking LSU. "We were flat," said Coach Jack Mitchell. LSU's Tigers smothered the Ar kansas offense in the first half and then shocked the Razorbacks with one big play on the first scrimmage play of the third .quarter. Levi i Chuck l Johns stumbled and almost fell as he plunged into the line, but somehow regained his balance and spurted free from the pilcup and raced 65 yards for a touchdown. Clinching Drive Early in the fourth quarter, the Tigers virtually cinched the victory with a powerful 74-yard touchdown inarch, but the run by Johns already had taken the heart out of the Porkers. Even an 88-yard touchdown -re turn of a kickoff by Ronnie Underwood couldn't lift the Hogs high enough to make enough of a comeback to overtake the Tigers. Mitchell couldn't hide his disappointment. The success of his first year as head coach already had been assured the previous two weekends, when his Razorbacks shut out Rice and Southern Methodist. The Hogs finished with a 5-4-1 record, a little better than most observers had pre icted. Three of the losses came in the first half of the season—during the period when the Arkansas boys had the most trouble adjusting to the new split T formation. Louisiana State, far under-rated because of its rough schedule, applied relentless defensive pressure —the type o? play that the Porkers had used to gain a tie and two victories in their final three conference games. Rookie pitcher Werner Birrer of the Detroi Tigers was graduated from the University of Buffalo and was purchased by the Tigers from Buffalo of the International League. Henry Moreno is the only jockey to beat Native Dancer in a. race. He was on Dark Star when the colt defeated Native Dancer In the Kentucky Derby. Earl Leggett, extremely mobile for a 265-pounder, led the forwards in smacking down the pet plays of the. Razorbacks—the option play and pitchouts. Preston Carpenter paced the Razorbacks defense, which contained the Tigers well in the first half. Most of LSU's 235 yards on the ground came on Johns' long run and the second touchdown drive. 65 Yards The Porkers netted only 65 yards on the ground. Their total was pitifully low because of frequent losses on attempted passes and pitchouts The Hogs simply couldn't handle the driving Tiger linemen. Aside from the two touchdowns, LSU advanced past the Arkansas' 20-yard line three times. The Ra- kzorbacks got close only twice—not counting Underwood's touchdown sprint. Their best chance came in the second quarter when Underwood, the only offensive standout for Arkansas, broke away for 19 yards before LSU end John Wood caught him from behind on the 13 as he was trying to maneuver around other tacklers. The Hogs promptly lost the ball on a fumble. Another Arkansas advance that carried to the LSU 25 expired quickly when halfback Don Horton let a pitchout get away and lost 19 yards trying to find room U run. Olan Burns, junior end from Earlc, was hospitalized with a broken jaw, but he was expected to return to Tayettcville Monday. Fullback Henry Moore, who played with taper' ribs because of an injury last week, had to lea "e late in the game nfter taking a battering. He netted only 18 yards, for short of the 75 he needed to set a new Arkansas single season .scoring record. Moore's mediocre ending of ft fine three-year career didn't lessen praise from Mitchell. "He should be All-America," the Arkansas coach said. Showdown Week in SW Race By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS It's showdown week in an upsetting Southwest Conference football campaign — a week when the Texas Aggies try to write one of the most glittering chapters in a colorful history. Interest pinpoints on College Station whe re the Aggies play Texas with the championship in their grasp. If they win this one they will take the title. But a Texas victory could mean that the Cotton Bowl would have the conference champion after all, because in that event Texas Christian would win the title if successful in its final game of the season— with Southern Methodist at Fort Worth Saturday. TCU got into the Cotton Bowl last week by beating Rice 35-0. thus clinching at least a tie for second place in the final standings. If Texas should beat A&M and TCU lose to Southern Methodist, Texas and TCU would wind up in a tie for second and TCU still would get the Cotton Bowl spot by virtue of having defeated Texas in the regular campaign. Cotton Bowl Eye Second in interest to the Texas- A&M game is the question of what team TCU will oppose in the Cotton Bowl. Texas Christian officials won't say but they obviously favor Navy. The players are outspoken in behaU o: getting the Middies in the Jan. 2 girdiron clash. But it will be Saturday before Coach Duffy Daugherty of Michigan State rates the game Buck Myston played against Notre Dame this fail as "the finest game I've ever seen played by a guard." WE CAN ADD 2,000 Miles to Your Car While You Wait Actually >,|f) Increase ,. f, \ —— - —.-. — — — - - —-/-^taB i -Us Bf-tng We Con f: VIBRATING,. NOISY TIRES < S.MADE TRULY ROUND< Back New Car Riding Comfort r.:ris|jp - Scientifically^^ jP^jOJL TRUING *•; 'HESTER'S FRAME & WHEEL ALIGNMENT S. Hiway 61 Phone 3-3186 Texas A&M the visiting team for the Cotton Bowl is chosen.•' Navy, Georgia Tech, Auburn, Mississippi and Vanderbilt are in the running but none will be invited before Saturday because or an agreement between the Cotton and Su?ar bowls that they are not to pick a Southeastern Conference team prior to the last Saturday in November and because Navy still has the big game with Army Saturday. Southern Methodist beat Baylor 12-0 last week and that made the Baylor-Rice game at Houston Saturday a consolation affair. Rice is in last place with five straight losses. Baylor Is In sixth place with one victory out of five. Arkansas, the seventh member i Baylor of the conference, has finir" ed the Rice season. The Razorbacks closed out ii. dreary fashion, losing an intersectional game to Louisiaa State 13-7. The stadings: CONFERENCE W L T Pet. Pts. Op .900 78 44 .800 152 45 .600 113 126 .583 70 78 52 3* 58 I» M 118 .400 .200 .000 TCU Texas AiM ALL GAMES Texas .889 273 78 .883 154 68 .550 126 95 .444 106 96 .444 131 138 .278 103 164. likes MELROSE Kentucky Bourbon 5 Years Old Smart pup! Knows when to remind his master to drink "the very best"... Melrosc 6-year-old Kentucky Bourbon. Remind yourself to try it—enjoy the very best for leu! $469 ONLY I l/, pf. KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKEY.86 PROOF. MELROSE DISTILLERS CO..N.V) HERE TODAY! 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