The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 11, 1953 · Page 7
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, August 11, 1953
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TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 1953 BUTHEVIUE (ARK.)' COURfKR NEWS PAGE Scarbath Key Grid All-Star By TOM BRANAGAN CHICAGO (AP) — Maryland's Jack Scarbath appears to be taking over the "key man" assignment for the College All- Stars in their charity football game with the Detroit Lions Friday. More and more in practice sessions at nearby Lafayette, Ind.. All-star Coach Bobby Dodd has been leaning on the Maryland quarterback lot purposeful direction of his attack, particularly on split-T formations. Scarbath is familiar with the tricky, sometimes - hazardous offense developed by Don Faurot of Missouri. That gives him an experience, advantage over two other great all- star That give him an experience advantage over two other great all- star quarterbacks, Tommy O'Connell of lillinois and Dale Samuels of Purdue. Moreover, the Maryland All-America has held his own in passing practice with O'Connell and Samuels, two of the most export college flingers in the country last season. / Weighs More And, as one All-star camp at- tache put it: "Scarbath Is 15 or 20 pounds heavier than either O'Connell or Samuels and a cojuple of inches taller (195 pounds; 6-1). With a Eplit-T quarterback throwing those short passes over the line, and us- portant. "Another thing, there's no quarterback in the country can handle the ball as well as Scarbath." There didn't seem to be much doubt that with Scarbath, and with O'Connell and Samuels on hand to back him, Coach Dodd would put his primary offensive emphasis Good Receivers on the air game. There are a number of excel* Isnt receivers in camp: Bernie Flowers of Purdue, Paul Dekker of Michigan State, Harry Babcock of Georgia, to name a few. Dodd, the Georgia Tech mentor making his second straight appearance as an All-star head coach, seems satisfied that his defensive squad — headed by Tackle Dick Modzelewski of Maryland, end Tom Scott of Virginia and linebacker Donn Moomaw of UCLA—should hold its own against the national football league champs. • The Soldier Field football season opener, to be televised nationally (Dumont 8:30 p. m. CST), will be the 20th of the series sponsore by Chicago Tribune Charities, Inc. The pros have won 11, the All- Ing a lot of pitohouts, size is im- Stars 4. Two games were ties. Sports Roundup—' Lewis Hoad Gains Fame By GAYLE TALBOT NEW YORK (AP) — Eastern tennis fans are gating an eyeful these days of. a big, blond young man from Australia who, within another year or two, will in all probability b accepted by the experts as the greatest player the game ha ever seen. The name is Lewis Hoad and he's 18. He Just won the South Orange, N. J., event from a field which included the world's leading amateurs without being really extended, and he should win again this week at Newport i( he sustains anything like his current form. Up to the past week the critics, including the Australian, couldn't quite make up their minds between Hoad and his inseparable companion, Ken Hosewall. If any^iing, they tended to like the little fellow, feeling that his game was better rounded and that he was a trifle smarter than Hoad between the ears. Keeps Control % That was before they -saw Hoad, who Is built like a college fullback, keep his tremendous service under control through an entire tournament. After they had seen Wm batter Gardnar Mulloy and then Rosewall into helpless submission with the weapon they came away wondering how he could ever again lose a match. "It's not just that first service, which is about the hardest I ever faced," said Mulloy. "If anything, that second twist service is worse. There's nothing you can do with either of them. I think this was the first time in my life I ever lost my own service just twice and lost a match." Hex Hartwjg, the newest Aussie sensation, suffered the same fa m the final. He had broken som good services when he needed during the week, including thos of Vic Seixas, the Wimbledo champion, and Ham Richardson but against Hoad's bullets an high-kicking stuff he didn't have hope. Ail-Around Game The last cannonball -we sa which compared to Hoad's be longed to Johnny Doeg, a lef hander who won a national cham pionship with that and very littl else back in 1930. Hoad has a vei strong all-around game to go wit his, and no real weakness. Up t now he has lacked the steadines of Rosewall. the present Aussi champion, but with this big on under his belt he figures to hav few lapses from here on. The youngster's emergence as star of the first magnitude make our prospects of reclaiming th Davis Cup even more dubious, o course. The only hope, offhand, i that Tony Trab'ert will completely scale off the rust of two year Navy service before next Decem ber and develop into a real killer His service, at Its best, is the c one we have to approach Hoad's Holy Cross holds a edge in its football one-gam' series witr Brown. The Crusaders have won 14, lost 13 while two ended in ties NIGHTLY! HARDWOOD DANCE FLOOR Jitterbug Contest Every Wednesday Nile — SPECIAL!— Bunny Hop Dance Fun for Alll GOOD FOOD At All Hour* SANDWICHES SHORT ORDERS COMPLETELY A!R CONDITIONED All Brands Cigarettes $1.70 a Carton AIR CONDITIONED MOTEL FOR TOURISTS HUBERTS CLUB NIVER A DULL MOMENT! Highway"51 rlubcrt Utlty RoTTond, Mo. THIS IS FIGHTING?- -Walter Cartier, bottom, of New York's Greenwich Village, and Garth Panter try to unscramble after tumbling to the canvas in the second stanza of their 10-round match at Brooklyn's Eastern Parkway Arena. The Salt Lake middleweight won unanimous decision. Barney Felix is referee. (NEA) HambletonianT rotting Stakes Largest Yet By JOHN CHANDLER GOSHEN, N. Y. I/PI—Lady luck usually rides with the winner of he Hambletonian Stakes and Del Cameron of Pinehurst, N. C., hopes she's beside him in the sulky ornorrow when 23 horses take off n the famous hayseed derby at Good Time Park. Cameron, 33, will be driving the avorite, Newport Star, in this 28th Hambletonian, with the richest mrse and largest field since the trotting classic for 3-year-olds was inaugurated in 1926. The purse will total SH7,117.98 with the winner netting $63,126.59. Cameron trains and drives for the Newport stock farm of Octave Blake, president of the Grand Circuit, and has entered three colts In the race, which is best two out of three heats tomorrow. First heat is set for 1 p. m. c,st. As stablemates. Newport Star has Newport Mascot and Newport Champ, but the latter has done little this season. The entry is listed as the 8 to 5 early favorite. Cameron drew the post positions himself, and Lady Luck was with him there. He got the No 3 spot for Newport Star, and No. 8 for Newport Mascot, a pretty formidable horse, too. Newport Champ got the No. 23 slot. He listed the Castleton Farm's Victory's First, the Allwood Stable's Klmberlln Kid, and Sounders Mills' Elby Hanover as the ones he has to beat. The Castleton Farm of Lexington, Ky., also has Abbasong in the Wrestlers Are Fakers; Fans Like Good Show By VAKRY GRAYSON NEA Sports Editor NEW YORK (NEA)—As not » few skeptics suspected, Stanislaus Zbyszko says practically all professional heavyweight wrestlerj of today are merely buffoons. "They go through the motions of putting on vaudeville acts that feature disgusting routines such as bleached hair, perfume .fancy bathrobes and one phony hold that invariably winds up the show," testifies the champion of 30 years ago. "Promoters take a player or an overgrow physical peculiarity, teach him one stunt that looks good on television and make him a champion overnight. "The whole thing Is such a barefaced fraud that tie fact a man is billed as a champion is evidence thai he can't wrestle a store-window dummy." Zbyszko, now 73, obviously would return wrestling to the nights when two behemoths pushed, pu'.lcd and squirmed on the canvas for hours, requiring the spectators to be night watchmen. The venerable Pole has failed to keep step with the times, for the flying tackle, and all that went with it. was here to stay when Gus Sonnenberg brought it In as his excuse for beating Ed Strangler Lewis on a summer night in 1829. * * * THE WORLD IS traveling at atomic speed. The customers demand the acrobatics, antics, drama and excitement furnished by their wrestling heroes and villains. Everybody is having a lot of fun, the grapplers are making money, so why throw cold water on a good production? Why disillusion the millions who have kidded themselves nto taking this form of entertainment, seriously? Zbyszko casts a trained eye on the antiquated dodge's current theatrics. "A man hurling himself through the air is off balance. His opponent merely has to give him a shove to topple him to the mat," he says, in a piece done for True. "His opponent simply can sidestep and fall on the other man when he lands on the mat. That's why Antonio Rocen's dropkick, which seems to impress the crowd, is so laughable. An honest wrestler coud pin Rocca in five seconds by grabbing a foot and pouncing on him when he landed with his body out of control." IT'S PREPOSTEROUS that a mnn can dive across the ring and hit an "onege" football °^°" mla ^° *'J ^"tr"'" 8 ^" 1".° 8 L!l"l!." side . he would make a spectator of the other guy in about the loth row of seats. "But he stands there," points out Zbyszko. "takes the bump passively, waits for te tackier to get up and return to the other side of the ring, then picks himself up off the floor to be ready for the next tackle. "The airplane spin, in which man whirls an opponent above his head, then smashes him to the mat, Is strictly phony. The strongest man ever born cannot handle a puny boy in that fashlon-if the boy resists. * * • "TAKE THE IRISH whip. Your friend can't lift you off your feet with a pull of the arm unless you actually 117 to hurl yourself over his shoulder. "While one man feigns grogginess, his opponent carefully wraps the top and middle vopes around his neck, twists the ropes as though to strangle him. Instinct will Impel even a half-wit to escape being choked. The stooge leans there patiently and, as the ropes are hard to manage, obligingly ducks his head between the strands. "Promoters would throw custard pics at their mothers to sell tickets." Sorry, wrestling fans, there ain't no Santa Glaus. Allwood Stable, Far Hills, N- J., has a stablemaie, Simpson Hanover. Elby Hanover is owned by Saunders Mills, Inc., of Toledo, Ohio, which owned Bangaway, the race, while Kimberly Kid from the beaten favorite in 1349. George Washington University has beaten the University of Virginia football team but once in 12 games. One game ended in a tie. Oldest rival on Army's football schedule is Navy. They have played 53 games. Army leads 2lf to 22. Pour games were ties. Miami ces will this fall FISHING RODEO Registration Blank Aug. 22 and Aug. 29 Walker Park I, the undersigned, <io hereby apply for registration in the Bl.vfheville Fishing Rodeo at Walker park. I certify that I am not older than 15 years of age and that I will comply with all rules and regulations of thi rodeo (o the fullest extent. Name .. Age Address Race (Mail or take registration blank to Police Department in City Hall, Bl.vtheville.) Shawnee Starts Grid Practice August 20 Shawnee High School will have four lettermen returning to the line and four returning to the backfield when Coach Trusselt begins football practice Aug. 20. Prospects look a little gloomy because of the lack of experienced men and some hurry-up practice that will have to begin as Shawnee opens their season on 3ept. 11, with the Reiser Yellowjackcts. The schedule as it stands now: Sept. Oct. Nov. 11—Keiser—There 18—West Memphis—Here 25—Marlon—There 2—Wilson—Here 9—Luxora—There 16—Lepanto—Here 23—Truman—There 30—Crawfordsvlile—There 6—Earle—There 13—Harrlsburg—There 20—Burdette—There University's football foi> play seven night games n Florida. The llth U. S. Atlantic tuna tournament will be held in Long Island Sound on August 25, 28 and 27. Smallest dally double payoff it the Atlantic City, N. J., track ot- cured on Sept. 28, 1946 when excitement and Erie won the first two races, respectively, for l $7.70 double. Read Courier News Classified Ads. 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