The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 12, 1954 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, November 12, 1954
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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 1954 __ _._ j ijj I\: j ^^^___^ — ___^_.^_________———-_—— PAGE O1A -•••••.••*—. ' •••—•• Chicks Romp Over Newport in Finale 39-14 Win Gives Blytheviile 8-1 Season Record , Continued rrom Page 1 liberty and a double reverse off a flanker, to gel their first two touchdowns, and both were set up by the rest of the way without a hand lairl on him. Again Fisher's kick was wide. Fisher Scores Two The Chicks ground out their fifth touchdown on a sustained drlvo ^.=....j kicked off to start the! that carried 45 yards. Fisher ell- game and on the very first play maxed the drive on a one-yard from scrimmage Woodman_ Im». buc^to^core.^ ^ ^ ^ ^ 11 plays using mostly straight power plays through gaping holes opened In the Greyhounds' line. Abbott set up the touchdown on a 20 yard run to the Newport 15. bled at the Greyhounds' 36 and end Chuck Langston recovered for the Chicks. Jones threw to Edgmon in the flat for a single yard and Edgmon. Abbott and Fisher bulled their way . to two straight first downs to the | Fisher kicked the extra point to Newport 15 before Jones tumbled | make it 32-0. and Newport recovered to end the! A fumble recovery by Abbott at threat i thc Newport 25 early After the Greyhounds had picked up one first down on the running of Woodman, Newport took to the air bur freshman back James Privett, who played all night like a veteran, hauled down the second serial at the Hounds' 38 to set up the Chicks' first score. Edjfrnon Scores Stymied at mldfield by two consecutive penalties, the Chicks dropped into punt formation on third down seven. But Fisher didn't kick, Instead he handed off to Edgmon on the statue of liberty and Danny, behind beautiful blocking that had all but two Newport defenders on the ground, streaked the 50 yards to pay dirt. On the point after try, Fisher saw his string of consecutive successful kicks broken at 17 as his offering fell short. Linebacker Eugene Stephens fell on a Newport fumble on the first play following Blytheville's klckoif to get the Chicks headed goalward file second time. Taking over on the fumble recovery at the Newport 45. Fisher »nd Abbott, in two cracks at the line, moved to the 25, where the quarter ended. Edgmon Again On the first two plays of the second period, Fisher and Abbott picked up five and on the third, Edgmon, set wide on the flunk, took the ball on the old double reverse, swung down the sidelines and outran the secondary to go ill the way. This time Fisher kicked the extra point. The Chicks and Hounds spa rred Inside the 30's during most o{ the rest of the period with fine defensive maneuvers and good punting on Both sides, highlighting the play. A 15-yard roughing the passer penalty against the Chicks, brought Blytheville its third touchdown on the final play of the half. Abbott Intercepts Carl Hohn. Hound quarterback, started heaving desperation passes in the closing seconds of the period and on his second try. and the Inst play of the half, Blytheville's onrushing forwards clobbered him just as he turned the ball loose. That play should have ended the half but the officials assessed | Blytheville a 15-ynrdcr for roughing the passer and therefore the play had run over. On the next one. Abbott streaked in front of Newport's would-be receiver. Juggled the ball on the fingers of one hand at mldfield, clung to it and raced into thc oj'.d zone untouched. Fisher's kick was wide and Chicks left the field with a 19-0 margin. The Chicks greeted the Greyhounds with six more fast points as the second ball opened. Electing to receive, Edgmon took the kickoff opening the third period at the Blytheville 20 and. behind excellent blocking, brought it buck 80 yards tor a touchdown. > He followed a set pattern ol blocking to midfield, got a key block from Abbott there and went n the fourth period set up the Chicks' final tally. It took the Chicks only five plays to cover the 25 yards with Pusher plunging the last five. And he added the extra point on his third perfect kick In six tries. At this point Coach Mosley flooded the field with sophomores and juniors and it was against the scrubs that the Greyhounds scored their two touchdowns. The first climaxed a 48 yard drive that was sparked by several beautiful runs on the part of half- 11 back Earl RawJings, End Ben Brownstein scored the touchdown on a 13-yeard pass from quarterback Hohn. Hohn kicked the extra po)nl. Newport's second touchdown came in the closing seconds of the game when Rawlings, on a wide sweep, got good blocking and went all the way/from the 50. Hohn kicked the extra point to climax the scoring and the game. LINEUPS Blyllicvlllc Pos. Newport Bratcher LE Brownstein Shanks LT Lewis Nail LO Jackson Gee C Adcox Hall EO Burton Pong RT Compton Langston RE Jones Jones QB Hohn EclRinon HB Rawlings Abbott HB Woodman Fisher PB Robblna Substitutes: Blytheville—Bratcher. Prlvctt, Castlebcrry, Huffman, Moxley, Holt. Perry. Rounsavall, EDGMON POWERS THROUGH — Danny Edgmon, power-driving halfback for the Chickasaws, drives into the Newport line for good yardage in last night's 30-14 conquest of the Greyhounds. Edgmon had a terrific night with 120 yards rushing and three touchdowns, including one kickoff return good for 85 yards. (Photo by Richard Hipp) Hodge, Honeycutt, Smythe, Stephens, Pnl.sgrove. Dougherty, Blank- cnship; Newport — Byrd. Davenport, Adiims, Kunkle, Landruin, Lovell, Ward. STATISTICS First Downs Yds. Rushing Passes Alt. Completions Yds. Passing Interceptions Fumbles Punts Punt Av. Penalties Bythevllle 10 208 2 1 2 3 2 Opp. Fmbls. Rcc. 3 3 41 yds. 65 yds. Newport 5 133 10 3 38 0 37 yds. . 10 vds. INDIVIDUAL RUSHING Trios 3 IB 11 S 1 1 1 1 45 Newport 2 S 2 24 Olid. 5 75 120 64 1 4 -1 0 2(>8 18 86 25 6 133 Av. 1.6 4.1 10.!) 7 1 4 1, Sports Roundup— Flying Footballs May Dust Roses from Ohio State's Eyes By GAYLE TALBOT NEW YORK (AP) — The Ohio State Buckeyes, undefeated and smelling roses, are certain to filled with have their eyes flying footballs when they tie into the Purdue Boilermakers in one of tomorrow's outstanding attractions on the national front. This Us wnat Ed (Moose) Krause, director of athletics at Notre Dame, has to say about Tjennle Daivson. the 18-yoar-oId Purdue .sophomore who will demand [he answer as to whether the Buckeyes have a big league defense against passes to go along with their other undoubted attributes. "Ralph Gliglielmi." says Krause, "is one ol Ihe llnesl (niartertancks we've ever had ill. Notre Dame, but he can't compare with Duwson as a passer. Dawson is the finest passer I've seen in college football in five ycurs." 14 TO 1'asses In seven games up to this point, Dawson has tossed 14 touchdown passes. This homecoming is Purdue's annual game, an occasion O LU 5.3 1 so Mystery in Jail HARDIN. Til. W - The, Calhoiili County court house Is 106 years old and si ill stands :,qu»re itnci true, lull Ihe 10'1-yeiir-oUt Jnil is heRin- ning to show Hit;MS °t disintcfjra- tion. The jail WHS built in 1850 from native Hmestono and is a model of expert workmanship. The huge blocks of stone were so carefully fitted that builders say they should have siood lor hundreds ol years. In the last (HI days small crack:In the upper floor have widened alarmingly. The cause is a mystery. One theory is that years ot drought have caused the soil to contract and allow the building to when the sap bubbles over, Purdue relishes Its reputation as a spoiler of winning streaks. But If you still feel like backing the Buckeyes in the office pool, don't let any of this stop you. Wo see that speculation already is rampant about the coach most likely to be named the outstanding genius of the 195-1 season. Listed high among the candidates are Woody Hayes, of Ohio State, .Bowden Wyatt of Arkansas. Bud Wilkinson of Oklahoma, Red Sanders of \JC1,A mid Eavl Blnlk of Army. If Notre Dame should pile through the remainder of its heavy schedule without meeting another defeat there also will be strong backing for its 26-year-old freshman mentor Terry Brennan, and numerous sectional favorites, such as Wally Butts tit Georgia, will attract their share of votes. It Is in the course of stating the qualifications of the last named Butts, that Fiirman Bisher of the A t 1 a n t a. Constitution becomes moldy over the fleeting character of fame. "Jim Talum of Maryland was elected last year," Bisher recalls "and he completely overplayed the part. Unaccustomed as he was to handling humility, he allowed it to spread to his squad. This season Maryland has been rendered U'cmely humble." ttle. 1955WESTINGHOUSE Newcomer Gets Tiger Jones On TV Tonight 1 NEW YORK — Hector Cun- stcnce, o:ie of the lew new faces in boxirc, hopes to run his unbent- \ en streak in the T lnited Slates to : three tonight when he faces rupged ' Ralph (Tigeri Jone; at Madison ' Square Garden. ; The lad from Trinidad, however, is an 8-5 underdog to the heavier : and more experienced Jones. The 10-rounders will be broadcast and telecast (NBC radio and TV) at 10 p.m.. EST. i The rangy. 26-year-old West In- ! dian Negro who has done most of his pro battling in England, drew with Johnny Brown and upset Cuba's Chico Varona in hi.s two American scraps. The victory over Varona shot Hector into the No. 10 ranking a.nong the welterweight contenders. If he can beat Jones, he'll be well on his way to the top of the welterweight division. PLUMBER WANTED: —Experienced Only —Good Wages —Steady Work Good Opportunity For the Right Man. For Appointment Phone 2-2204 or 3-806(5 The Denham, Model 867m New low price for 21" Table Model Come in and sec famous Wcstinirhniise picture and performance quality now. Get this big- screen table TV and save. Smart brown simulated leather finish. 169" Frkci Include Fid. Ton and full-year warranty on picture tub* WILSON'S TV & RADIO SERVICE 4 S. 1st—Ph.,3-4237 Play-By-Play direct from RAZORBACK STADIUM Arkansas Versus SMU Saturday, Nov. 13 Tune In KOSE OSCEQLA, ARK. 860 on Your Dial KICKOFF TIME-US P.M. SPONSORED BY LEROY OWENS PONTIAC CO. Osceola, Arkansas Top High School Games Big Ones for Underdogs By TOM DYGARD The Associated Press Two of the three Big Seven high school football games scheduled tonight carry special significance for the underdog teams. Pine Bluff goes to Little Hock, Ei Dorado travels to Hot Springs and North Little Rock visits Fort Smith. The Pine Bluff-Little Rock game writes another chapter in one of the longest and tightest high school football rivalries in Arkansas. Going into tonight's game, each team has 19 victories. There have been five ties. Little Rock, unbeaten in Arkansas competition, is the overwhelming favorite to defeat the oft-beaten Zebras. Aside from wanting to beat Little Rock just for old times' sake the Zebras have won only once in the last 10 years — Pine Bluff has a dismal sort of record on .the line. If Little Rock wins it will extend Pine Bluff's losing streak to seven, the longest on record for the Zebras. Changed Ways Fort Smith, underdog to a tough North Little Rock team, sees a winning season hanging in the balance tonight. The lowly - rated Grizzlies followed the script to the letter early in the season, losing their first four games. Then the inexperienced Grizzlies turned up with winning ways and trampled four straight, opponents. North Little Rock has lost only to El Dorado and Blytheville. Last week the Wildcats whipped previously unbeaten Van Buren. El Dorado, loser only to Little Rock, should find an easy filth conference victory at Hot Springs. The lowly Trojans have scored only six points in Big Seven play, against 171 for the opposition in four .games. Texarkana's Big Seven team plays out of the conference at Paris, Tex. Blytheville's high-powered Chicks romped over Newport 39-14 in a District 2AA game last night. It was the eighth victory of the year for the Chicks, against, one loss. The Greyhounds came out if. the game with an 8-2 record. The Greyhounds whipped the only two other 2AA teams, Forrest City and Jonesboro. The Newport ganie is Blytheville's only conference game, and one of only three the Chicks play against Arkansas teams. Camden and Magnolia collide tonight in a game that probably will wi'lte one team out of the District 4AA championship and the other into the crown. Camden has won four straight .4AA games. Magnolia has won five ajid tied one — Fordyce. The Red- bugs, incidentally, are the only conference team remaining for Camden after Magnolia. Burdette Plays Final Home Tilt Tonight BURDETTE — Burdette's Pirates face the possibility of playing without their main horse tonight when Coach Harold Stockton's crew takes on Portageville, Mo., here. The game, the only one to be play- *— ed in the county tonight, is scheduled for 8 p. m. Coach Stockton said yesterday that W. T. Langley, the Pirates' speedy tailback is a doubtful starter. Langley suffered a slight brain concussion in the Shawnee game and may not see any action at all. Langley is the Pirate's biggest threat. Considered as one of the fastest backs in this section, he has led the pirates to six victories this eason. Tonight's game will be the Pirates final home showing of the 1954 season. They close their season next week at Wilson. In Portageville, the Pirates will have a tough opponent. The Indians of Coach Vic Reaves are a perennial power in Southeast Missouri. The Boston Bruins were the first United States team in the National Hockey League. They entered in 1924. Homecoming Tilt Tonight For Harrison Dragons Harrison High Dragons celebrate homecoming against Marianna Lions tonight at Haley Field. The contest, scheduled to get underway at 7:30 p.m., will be a conference game for the Dragons. Homecoming activities will be conducted at the game and after- words at Harrison High gymnasium. 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