The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 23, 1955 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, November 23, 1955
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WEDNESDAY, XOVBMBER 98, 109B (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE ELEVEN Blaik Wounds Erdelatz With 'Defense' Talk ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Knowingly or not, Coach Earl BSaik of Army struck a blow at Navy Coach Eddie Erdelatz|s pride and joy when he said the Cadets would go into Saturday's interservice game with the better defense. Defense was Erdelatzs' specialty we ought to take a back seal—the &> THi NUMBtRS as assistant coach of the Sim Francisco 49ers before coming to Navy and he still talks about it. He always beams when statistics show Navy among the country's defensive leaders, as it usually has been. He obviously was taken bacK somewhat, therefore, when shown an Associated Press story quoting Blaik: Concede Nothing "I think we've got a better defensive team than Navy and I'll be surprised if we don't show U Saturday." The first reaction of Erdelatz was: "We don't concede anythin to Army on defense. I don't think Walnut Ridge Gridder Dies MEMPHIS (!P> — A Walrtut Ridge. Ark., high school football player died here today of injuries suffered in a practice session. Homer Lovelady Jr., 18. was ad- mlted to Baptist Hospital last night suffering from a fractured skull. ^ game hasn't even started yet."' He noted then that Navy last year went into the Army game with the best defensive record in the nation, a position which the Cadets occupy tbis time. It was a scoring contest with Navy winning 27-20. Navy now is, third in total defense, having' been scored on by only three of eight opponents, and it would surprise hardly anyone if Erdelatz comes up with some new arrangements for Army. Weakness Expected Last year, Blaik said after the military classic that Navy had exploited a linebacking weakness in winning. Asked if he was planning the same approach Saturday, Erdclatz said, "Army doesn't use that defense any more." Army had considerable trouble with the defenses of Erdelatz until 1953. when it won 50-7. In the first three games against him, Army scored only one touchdown. Erdelau will spend the rest of this week polishinu the oilense and defense. The hard work was finished .yesterday. * * * ****£** yfUft 48i.f TO PUT -THf ON COACH fPOI TAKE'S NO BULB TO HE MI&1-IT HAY£ TUB CADETS' NUM&ER (COUHTIM& on New Camera-Type Giant Due for king Tour in US Criticism Ignored By Don Hollender WEST POINT, N. Y. (AP) By ED COKIUGAN Don Holleder, who probably ligned quarterback in Army history, is not a youn, down. „ , , vill go down as the most ma- ig fellow who lets his raves-in-reverse gel him If he did, he probably wouldn't if we give Navy more than they image, m which his bad knee took can handle." His season tatistics bear out the ^ "It will be more than I expect i " sHs'SSH "r--»- - r - * j^ff;?r to Ti«25 a pounding, without incident. urday. "People said nicer things about me last season." he said with a wry grin before today's workout. "But that doesn't bother me. Neither did criticism in the papers." Fine End Last year, Holleder was an end, nnd a fine one. This season Coach Earl Blaik converted him to quarterback, and many a head shook He has completed 22 of 63 passes for 409 yards and 6 touchdowns, hardly sensational but adequate. In the running department he lias hit lines for 233 yards m 45 opposing carries, an average of about 5 yards per try. The Cadcis' No. 2 man in the limelight is Bob Kyasky, the fastest back on the squa I, who had . I'll use him. While he can play he'll be a threat to Navy, and I hope even more than that. I don' think we'd have lost four of the last five games to Navy, including last year's 27-20 battle, conceded that the Tars should be favored They rule a one-touchdown choice leiuatt, aiiu iiitm.v c, ,.,...*. .. — - t,,,,. sadly when his passing leit some-1 been hampered by a knee Injuij. thing to be desired at the start of Kynsky Should Help thing the season. , i " " "There's been a lot to learn," he! ciable When Bucky Harris managed the Senators last season they won 13 of This yea. said. "But I think I've gotten the hang of it now. Don'l be surprised If the Cadets can get any appre-i 22 eames from the Tigers ••• mileage out of Kyasky, Harris, as manager of the Ti?eis IP a "feitlv improved club. | had led his team to six out of eight they'll b ' survived yesterday's scrim-1 fro mthe Senators. if you can give a better bourbon...give it! There is no gift more gracious, more distinctive than this exquisite decanter, created specially for holiday giving. And inside, you have the greatest gift of all, a magnificent bourbon, wonderfully rich, smooth and warmhearted. Top Game: A&M-Texas By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Texas A&M, the surprise of the Southwest Conference, finishes the season's operations against Texas tomorrow in the top game of a slim Thanksgiving Day fare. The Aggies, who Wound, up in the league cellar last year, are favored over the Longhorns, but even if they are upset, they still _ have the loop championship all;delphia However, because of recruiting infractions, they are not permitted to participate in postseason activity. Thus Texas Christian, which already has finished its campaign, will play in the Cotton Bowl as the Southwest Conference representative. By HAKRY GKAYSON NEA Sports Editor NEW YORK — (NEA) — Jack Solomons talks of Ewart Potgieter, who at seven feet two and 320 pounds makes all of the ring's Ambling Alps of the past look like Lilliputians. You are .strangely reminded o! the late Jeff Dickson extolling ihe hulk and ferociousness of Primo Canera in the late 1920s. Well, if Pot»ieter, who will be 23 years old next month, fares anywhere near as wf-1! financially as did Carn.era, Promoter Solomons will be well rewarded for fetching him from his naiive South Africa to England. After seven assorted heavyweights down and played dead for Pot- gieter at such places as Durban, •"ilisburv. Johannesburg and Ft. Elizabeth, Solomons brought him to London in September, so the king- sized youngsler could gee better workouts and more work. c c c i the reformed fi^hmon- ^cf, put. the giant in the hands of Nat Sellars, a competent teacher and trainer who conducts a London gymnasium. "Pollster's fiist act of violence in London was stopping one Simon . -i Fights Last Night By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Hollywood. Calif. — Cisco Andrade," 136, Compton, Calif, stopped Kenny Davis. 131, Los Angeles. 7. Holyoke, Mass. — Bobby Courchesne. 130. Holyoke, outpointed Joey Oambino, 128, New York, 10. Richmond. Calif. — Eddie Machen, 195. San Francisco, knocked out Max Chris, 185. Salt Lake City 1. Miami Beach, Fla. — Al Andrews. 163, St. Paul, outpointed Jimmy Martinez, 160 3 i, Phoenix, Ariz. 10. Templar in six rounds—and the reviews were bad, as they say at the theater. "PotBietcr is 10 per cent worse than Camera was at, his worst," read one of them. * • • So Solomons sent Potgieter away from the prying eyes of the London wise—to Cardiff, where Professor Sellars worked on his large package in tf>mparative privacy. Potgieter looked vastly better belting out the experienced Noel Reed in the second round of his next start. He suddenly had been transformed from a pusher into a punch- Other games include Colgate- Brown (a morning game), Den ver-Wyoming, Utah-Utah State, Tech-Virginia Military Richmond-William tucked away. The traditional F e n n-Cornell] Virginia "ame also will be played in Phila- Wichita-Tulsa, ° ' Both teams are out of the! and Mary and Miami of Ohio- running in the Ivy League race. Cincinnati. "I should be talking about Yolande Pompey boxing Archie Moors for the cruiserweight title in London, Jan. 10," said Solomons, when he was here to sign the antiquated gypsy. "After all, that's why I came over—to close the match, you know —but I want to say something first. "Put this down on your, scratchpad there. Say that Jack Solomons, In November of 1955, informed you that Ewart Potgieter, the biseest man who ever fought in a prize ring, would be heavyweight champion of the world inside of two years. He will be ready in 12 months, but the question is whether he will get the chance right away." • » * Is Potgieter, somebody boldly asked, another Camera? "He would eat Camera—and then box the rest of the heavyweights around on the same evening," spat Solomons. "He has execellent balance and co-ordination. It was when he boxed Reed that I became convinced how fine a boxer he is. He boxed Reed in- the first round and did quite well. ••In the second round, he fought Reed, kept comin' on like 'e, was a moving mountain. It was over at the end of the round and Reed—a rather fine boxer, you know—was a bloody mess. "I want to bring Potgieter to America and start him with a lad like Rex Layne. 'Arry Markson says Layne is too experienced, but he hasn't seen Potgieter and I say it would be no match at all. Take my word for it, Potgieter is no freak." Stout-hearted Solomons most certainly is not afraid to rush Pot- gieter, who has liad no more than nine fights and did not have gloves on his huge hands until July 30 of last year. He matched him with Earl Walls at Harringay Arena, Nov. 15, and when that Canadian retired, substituted James J. Parker, who went 10 rounds with Nino Valdes in March of last year. 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