The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 29, 1955 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, November 29, 1955
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BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.)' COCTTUR WFWS TTKSPAY. NOVEMBER 29. EACT 'J'WELTB — —~~ , _ • Chick Cagers in Action Here Thursday Fisher Installs New Offensive System for Tribe mis Sit to Seville fchickasaw basketball squad will come out with a brand now offense Thursday night when they open the season here against Southside of Memphis. Blytheviile plays the . games of a e H*". 1 - — - . , tough 20-game schedule first two I the ball in tins way," he .said- games o a - thte week, following their opening rame here Thursday with a contest Fridav night at Greene County Tech. n *n will be a history-making season tor Blytheviile. For'the «»' ""Jf athletic team -'" m! pete on a full-scale pionship of the Big Eight. Half at Home Exactly half of the schedule be i 10 The Chicks, with four starters back from last year's successful campaign, lok to be a little better than last year because of the additional experience of the team's nucleus of Freddy Akers, Bobby Jones, Charles Abbott and Fred Hodge. And Fisher's intensive B team this year in providing strong reserves. ..„„ «,» , A sharp-shooting forward from for the cham- | last year's E squad likely will get the nod for the fifth starting position. He's Billy Daniels, a junior who came along fast last year and notched nearly ft 20-poinc average with the will get their test in Class AAA play arly with conference games here against Dec. " games 16 and North Little Kock Dec. T he Wildcats again are expected t/i be one of the toughest units in the Kg Hght, even without Wayne Y Blvthevil!e closes its regular season with Little Rock here Feb. 2o Because of the distances involved, the longest road trips are being made two-day affairs. Thus Chick fans will not get to see Texarkana or Fort smith on home territory this year. Abbott i Fisher's i Keyhole svstem, Abbott will be the forward in the keyhole position, where his rugged, effective rebounding will be well-utilized. Hodge will be at the free throw line post with guard Jones and forward Daniels at the two side positions. Afters, always one of the top play- makers for the chicks, will have that primary duty and the "quarterback position." Fisher's second five likely will be forwards Robert White, David Holt, center Glen Ray Thomas, and guards Jimmy Bratcher and Tommy Slay' sm o However, El Dorado and Hot Springs will be seen here twice. "Tandem Post" Pine Bluff. North Little Rock and title Rock will be played on the usual home-ane-home basis. Fisher will unveil his new offense Thursday when Southside comes to Termed the "tandem post" system. the new-style offense seta the players in a one-three-one line UP rather than the conventional three-two. in the setup, the center is moved out from the keyhole to the free throw line, one forward moves into the keyhole position. These two constitute the tandem post. . The other forward and one gtraro take up positions to each side of the center and the second guard, who becomes the play-maker, take position in the middle of the court directly behind the free throw circle. Actually, what it appears to IK is a diamond shaped arrangement wiJh the center in the middle. Slill Fa-st Break Bach man works from his position into the shoting zone or moves to screen for his mates. The Chick last break will not be shunted aside. Fisher pointed out. "We'll use it when we can. but when we can't, we'll set up to work Wilson Opens Cage Season With Armorel WILSON — Wilson's Bulldog bns- ketball team opens its 1053-56 cage eeason against Armorel here tonight. The Bulldogs have IS regularlj scheduled games in addition to the Mississippi County Senior Invita- toumament at Missco this ton. White. Thomas and Bratcher are seniors, the others juniors. THE SCHEDULE Dec. 1—Southside (M'phis) Here 2—Greene Co. Tech There 6—Leachville Here 9—Jackson. Tenn. There 16—Pine Bluff Here 17—No. Little Rock Here Jan. 3—Marianna Here B— No. Little Rock There 12—Hot Springs Here 13—Hot Springs Here 17—Leachville There 20—Pine Bluff There 28—Little tacit There | Feb. 2—Texarkana There I Texarkana There! 9—El Dorado Here : 10—El Dorado Here ' 16—Port Smith There i 17—Fort Smith There 25—Little Rock Here Big Eight Tournament Honus Wagner Gravely III PITrSBlFRGH W — Honus Wagner, considered by many as baseball's all-lime great shortstop, gravely ill. a member of his family said last night. Tne 81-year-old former Pittsburgh Pirate player, haft been betl- Sooners Voted Nation's Top Team in AP Balloting • whirlwind fashion that it won' Father J. Hugh O'Donnell Tru- "'"',',',""„, | most of its games, today cap-iplw in the 20th annual Associ- ; : )1 . 0;l | il . ast( . 1 . s . 1 " --- ...--i n,,,,-..-. ,, rt _ |^ By IH'lUl FULLKKTON JK. Tilt* Assoi'i'Atctl "ITss 5 nivai ui its ^utnvo, vwi*»j -.v-j- ^ t —.Undefeated Oklahoma, win-! tured the 1955 national college, ated Press poll, rung at the polls in ihe same i football championship and the| The, howl-bound soouers season's ris writers and topped Michigan than 300 points. Sn BOSTON' f- — For a fellow who [ took a sound shellacking from Car-1 men Basilio the last time around. ' ex-welterweight champion Tony De j Marco fairly breathes confidence. Tony is sure he is °oiyie t silio in the day night. Breathing has a lot to do with it. too. When the squat, liule Bostonian got stopped in the 12th round and'blew his welterweight crown to Basilio in Syracuse. N. Y.. June 10, he Hew out of Radio's home territory as fast as he could. He stopped heavier Chico Vejar, the Stamford, Conn., actor-fightei with the push-button chin in 2:40 of thr first round on Sept. 14 in his only eo since losing the title. : The confidence in De Marco's basketball coach, looks longingly al the big No. 10 shirt worn two i camp seems to have spread around years ago by 6-6 Montroe Holland for ihe chicks, know-ma he doesn't have any prospective casers of comparable size. But the Chicks, who j open their season here Thursday night, should make up for lack ot | height with speed, experience, ball-handling and sharp shooting. ] (Courier Ncivs I'liotol I Wilt 7he Stilt' Already Drafted For Pro Ranks By S'OAH H.YU'EU t i PHILADELPHIA (AP) — When "The Stilt" conies home, r oo'ind title from u'a-' can paradise be far behind? That might be the question upper- lo'ston Garden i most in the mind of Philadelphia Warriors owner Eddie Gott- Oklahoma succeeds Ohio State. BiK Ten ciiampion for the second 5 "light year, as winner of the na- tiona'i championship trophy. It Is ! the second time the Sooners have taken the award, named in honor i of the late Rev. J. Hush O'Donnell, former president, of Notre Dame. i They a!-o finished first in the 1950 poll'. It must be won throe times • to sain permanent possession. The Associaied Pies.s poll \vas established in 1936. Each newspaper or radio or TV station may cast one ballot, rating the teams irom first to lentil. Points are awarded on the basis of 10 for each first-place vote. 9 for second, etc. In the final 1955 balloting. Okla- tnai. lie iiau uimvcu »1.1 .i..^.*-.... - •—<Stilt! Chamberlain for his 1959 [tage over the rest of_the league. must in tuc mum ui i u!iauwti/iii« ..i...iw< „....- - - j. OJ . .j^ |^ w;ls one of the heaviest lielj alu j the reason for an almost perpetual smile on his lace. •, votes m the 20-year history of the ^.nl! Gottlieb confirmed that he had drafted yesterdav the addition of Chamberlain might | P °j Ik . hiKall statl . w ith Wilt (The! sive Philadelphia a huge advan- NO ONE TO FILL IT — Jimmy Fisher. Blyiheviile Chickasaw the city. The odds, which had fa- voreri "the 28-year-old Basilio by 9-5. have dropped to 7-5. This fi^ht will be telecast and broadcast lABO across the covm- trv. Bosox Purchase PCL San Francisco Club Missouri School To Tangerine Bowl at Orlando Warriors, even before the seven- toot basketball star left the quiet confines of Overbrook High School hire for Kansas University. The unprecedented draiiing of a player four years before he is. eligible for pro ranks was ap- ! JOU1 proved last spring when the National Basketball Assn. passed a new draft rule. Gottlieb promptly grabbed Chamberlain. Joe Lapchick. coach of the New Vo'-fc Knickerbockers ami a perennial seeker of extra-tail talent said yesterday in Syracuse that the NBA had "created a monsler when it let Chamberlain go to Philadelphia. It was a grave error." Lapchick added that he feared "Off -N'ijTllt" Gottlieb said Lapehick's were apparently based on Stilt's performance in his 88 first- place votes, polled a second-place : total of 3.204 points and Maryland, fears i with 55 firsts, received 3.024 points, ihe '. Others finishing, in the top 10 were first I UCLA, winch will meet Michigan SllU, I neTr. member of .he! S,.* in the Rose Bowl.. Ohio State, •m,ns freshmen Chamberlain i Texas Christian, Georcia Tech. Au"' ' 4-) points and -tabbed! burn. Notre Dame and Mississippi. •>4 rebounds "on wha' he called an! Other previous winners of the off nicht while leading the fro.-h O'Donnell Trophy were Michigan, to a" ai-ll viaorv over the Kan-[Notre Dame. Tennessee. Michigan sas varsity, one 'of the favorites j State and Maryland, for the Big Seven Conference} Oklahoma, leader of the weekly polls for four weeks preceding the final ballot, wound up its season with a 53-0 walkover against Oklahoma A&M. its 10th victory of the ORLANDO. Ma.. 'Ji — Two powerful 'small college football COLUMBUS Ohio lAP) — The Boston Red Sox have teams — Missouri Valley and Ju- bought Ihe San Francisco franchise for S150.000 in a deal cal-;"^^'^'^^^,,.''^ dilated to strengthen the Pacific Coast League and are nego-: Missouri valley, champion of the tiating the sale of their Louisville farm in the American Assn. j ^'^"^SeSon ^m* Joe Cronin Red Sox general! "everything possible" to have a! was selected lust night. Juniata nvuviger surprised the minor contending club in Han Francisco, ( College, of Huntingdon, Va., was le'i'Mie convention last night by the league's director;, approved the i picked Friday, buying the Coast League outlet as i sale. ' ; Juniata is undefeated in '-'3 con Cleveland's Hank Grecnbere sal] T|1 addition to the mmdii-.e. the, scnuive back and waited for the club to failj into his lap. Assured the Red Snx would do in his time and that his. heart is growing weaker. TCU's Swink Captures SWC Offensive Honors DALLAS (AP) — Jim Swink of Texas Christian was the only multiple leader in Southwest Conference football sli tist'ics for the season that closed last week. Texarkana Coach Hands In Resignation TEXARKANA. Ark. i.J'i—The veteran Bobby Ellcn. football and basketball coach of Texarkana Hign School's Razorbacks. has quit be- to the ti-indii-e th-' ="•"">•.• *•»•"•• •' " -.-"i cause of the football team's- poor ii,-.,H rh» rnnirtri • nf'has a longer winning' streak. Mis-i E i, 0 wing this season, into me connju., 01,^^. Valley w hich has losl only Ellcn sa id yesterday that he had two games" in the past three sea •; c ff crc d in a letter to school Supt. .sons has a record this year of; w M Locke to resign at the ex- crown this year. Kansas coach Forrest C. (P.iogi Allen persuaded Clv.uiiberlaili to come to Kansas while ihe Stilt had offers from some 100 other season und 23th in a row. colleges lo consider. I TCU will oppose Mississippi in Allen and Lapchick both have the Cotton Bowl, Georgia Tech will termed Chamberlain the greatest; p i lt y Pittsburgh <rated llth> in the player in the game today. , Sugar Bowl and Auburn will play Gottlieb says the Warriors must, imranked Vandcrbilt in the Gator abide by their choice of hamber-j Bowl. lain in 1958—regardless of The I ^ g leaders, with t'irsi-place Stilt's fortunes in Ihe meantime. vo(( , s in parentheses: Chamberlain scored 2.252 points in j j_ Oklahoma '218' -3.581 j three years of h'gh school basket-'.,' 1 ball prior lo hLs graduation earlier 3 this year. | \[ ^•—only Oklahoma Gene Bearden. Wally Judnich and eight victories, one defeat. proceeds of the game, sponsored by the Orlando Elks Clubs, will to the Harry - Anna Crippled Fights Last Night By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Ne\v York — Tony Johnson, 174. New York, stopped Billy McNeece, J71 1 -. 'New York. 8. Quebec — Fernando Cutnion. 118., — Quebec, outpoinu-d Jerry Simpson i 13. Souihevn Cal. Oklahoma i218i Michigan State 1881 Maryland i55> UCLA '9' . O'lio State I4i (1. TCU 191 7. Gconua Tech .... R. Auburn '(J> 9. Notre Dame 10. Mississippi '!' The second 10: It. PMi-bureli ill 12. Michigan . . Nottingham. 12. Enalund — . Towne. 168. New York, defeated ram-i-^o SeaK Inc.. lie:ick>dj children's Home fit Umatilla," Fir by D:umm Mllh-r. II h.ui rinrlnvod j .. . —— the traiiehi.-c roiieiu>d by Miiler'.s vTo,,^ -B r^-Tgi, ot, re croL,:r ^^rs^ „ ^.^^^*~ the S150.000 mil'.l come S50.000 to the Red Sox's Louisvilie_farm was, one else bale it. pirnrio'n of his present contract next ! »s «Es"-= sjssa^is I '(„ n statement. Ellcn said. "I j punch) > made the statement when I took | this job that if I couldn't be a w ! 14. Miami ' iPla.i Artie! 15. Miami (Ohio' . 1(1. Stanford 17. Texas A&M .. IS. West. Virginia 20. Army . .3.024 .2.637 1,380 .1.941 .1.301 . 854 . 795 . 703 149 136 113 94 90 a note due [he leagues :tnd n b:ick ^alarv to former " taking stage." e-e He said nc-! "I feel that under the circum- way with a ' stances il would be best if I rcsign- debl"- are paid, tli • remainder will names names have tional year. Tile Wilson Juniors also eight games carded. •Hie BuUdoes close at Reiser Jn" 31. Nov. 29 Armorel at Wilson Dec. 2 At Luxora 5-10 Shawnee Junior Tournament 6 Keiser at Wilson 12-7 Missco Senior Tournament 15 Luxorn Juniors at Luxora 16 At Arnioral 19 Missco Juniors at Wilson 20 Missco at Wilson 29 Missco at Misseo 2 Keiser Juniors at Keiser 3 Dyess at Dyess 5 Missco Juniors al Missco 6 Luxora at Wilson 10 Osceola at Osceola 12 Luxora Juniors nt Wilson 13 Dell at Dell 17 Dyess at Wilson 20 Shawnee. at Shawnee 24 Dell nt Wilson 2G Keiser Juniors at Wilson 27 Osceola at Wilson 30 Shawnee Juniors at Shawnee 31 Keiser at Keiser Jan. throwme Ml passes and completing IH for 907, but Joe Clements of Texas was the most efl'vclive passer. He connected on the most, pelting 65 out of 128 for S13 yards. Nesbit, Ilcirton I.cad Swink was total offense leaner. than one championship. although he gained all of his yards Trim U-ailcr I on the ground. Roach was second Texas Christian was the learn | witlt 1.126 of which 219 was nish- leader in offense by a healthy mar- ine. gin rolling up 353.1 yards per game, j Mennn Sfhiiewrr ol - - . t ... , 1 11. _ 1 1 PI,i,l j |jp pH.VS-l'CL'l.'IVlM'S The great halfback of the Horned Progs topped in rushing, total offense and scoring and it was by a wide margin in each. Texas, Southern Methodist and Arkansas furnished the other leaders, but no individual won more Southern Methodist had the best defensive record, holding its foes to 313.0 yards per contest. Swink Rained 1.283 yards on 157 tarries to lead the rushers. Henry Moore of Arkansas was second with 701 yards. John Roach of Southern Methodist got the most yards passing, lexas lop- snarini; Ji throws for 301 yards. Gerald Ncsbitt, of Arkansas U'd the punters with an average of •16.9 yards on 13 kicks. Don Morton of Arkansas paced tile punt returners, taking seven kicks back for an average of '.M.7 yards. Armorel Juniors Win Number 3 WEST RIDGE— Armorel's junior Tigers hung up their third consecutive victory of the season here last night as they bumped MLssco's juniors by a 45-26 score. James led th' 1 way for Coach W. T. Pillow's juniors" with 24 points followed by Patterson with 10. Lunslord and Weathers shared scoring honors with eight apiece. Armorel's girls made it a complete evening in the opening game of the doutoleheadcr by outlasting Missco's sextet 33-31. Coates pushed 16 potnU through to lend Armorel while McDanlcls followed Closely with 12. Miller got 15 and Plant 11 to lead Missco. Thursday night the Junior Tigers Ukc on I/uxoni >t the Armotel gym. BLYTHEVILLE NKDS CONCRETE because - 1 Concrete is moderate in first cost, it Lists longer and costs little Co maintain. 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