The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 1, 1947 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, December 1, 1947
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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK,) COURIER NEWS -State High SchoolGridiro Selections Incltijle Two Chick Nine oh JDisfr/ctj^, Class A Lisi 1947 Arkansas High School All-State T«m_ (Class. AA) First Team H. Wimtham F. Williams F, Borrow C. Smith El Dorado J. Filssimmoiis Suulaco School .El Dorado Little Rock El Dorado B. Edwards J. Ray B. James G. Thomason B, Bodie L. Hoffman Texarkana Ho]>e HI Dorado Hot Springs Pine Bluff N. Lit. Hock I..E. KG, Kit. H.B! n ;B. F.H. School •' Little Rock . Hot prlSngs El Dorndo Russclivlllc Foidyce Sublaeo Hot Springs Camden Texarkana Blytheville Jonesboro ..Honorable Mention: John \\vbrj, .Floyd Almond, Little Hock; rence Paladino. Sublaco;, Charlrs Hlsingev, El Dorado; Llovd Koci Blythcvllle; Bill Jutld, Camden; Homer Shumate. Clcmcncc zakr<™ . Bob Briley, Eugene Blcndeii, North Little Rock; Don Louge, Billy D Fayetleville; S. A. Wostbrook, William Siitton, Hope; Ewlng Weibi Junior Barber, Van Buren. ' Captain Billy .Wayne HtcFarlam^ nnd Lloyd Koor, two of the Blytheville Clik'Rs 'most oulslanrliiiK playe: were mentioned on tlie official li)47 Olns.s AA all-slate Bchool football teams clio.sen by the Arloitisiis Athletic sbcintion through n poll of. the state's Class coaches. ^ 4 McFarland, one of the slate's leading ground gainers wns flwnrd SMU 19-TCU19 MONDAY, DECEMBEIP947 Football Playoff In Final Stages Little Rock Tigers Clash Saturday With El Dorado Irtt'game between SMU and TCU, played In Fort Worth, certainly save the tons their money'i worth a hard (ought utttle until the very last second. Here, No. 43, Lindy Berry, who played, a super /lies IJnough the air alter being lilt by » SMU tackier. Three plays Inter TCU scored a touch down. No. M, Howard Parker, SMU; No. 12, clarence Marable, TCU and No. 31, Doak Walker, SMU. (NEA Telepholo.) . - ' ed a backfield berth on lhe ground. . Kelsqr Yellow-Jackets each re.V.V red one position on the dlslriig squad % o KobnU Class n. team. All-District 'Class A team-ell the mythical team nti<l vho saw action In every : Qriffin Osccola and one of the chicks' 12 games thlsl KOlIld . uickles, Chlsm Marl year, received honorable mention. j Tree „„„ ,,.„.„.„, p rullg oii Th e 11 berths on the AAA's first! guards. Uiirbcr. Osceola nnd R string all-state went to players re-' Marker! Tree; center, DuVoll, Pi presenting eight schools with the! gould; backs Turuln Parngouli El Dorado wildcats receiving top •shaneyfelt, Osceola;. Walker, M hono-s with four positions. Hope.;.ed. Tree; and B. Daniel, I'i Little Rock, North Little Rock, gould. Texarkana, pine Bluff, Hot Springs class B-cnds B. CooV:. Truirji , and Sublaco. each placed one play- and J. M. Davis, Earle; ta« er on lhe: first team. ' '," Armstrong, Hulbert-West Mem Coaches Make Selections aiid Glover, Lcpnnlo; guards Berths on the second team worts yeu, Shawnce and Slnncel. I fSC to Learn Which is Better SEC Books Close l->r5vVi ( ?om: Notre Dome or Michigan | As (By United Prew) High school football play-offs move Into second round play this week with Llltle Rock's undefealend eleven collldlrg wllh Kl Dorado In one of the top games of the season. The game, scheduled in the Oil City Saturday afternoon, has plenty of glamor since* the two teams bat- .led to a scoreless tie in the mud several weeks ago. El Dorado moves Into the game slight underdo*, following Its first loss ot the season last week The South Arkansas team lost to Camden in a stunning Thanksgiving Day upset. Little Rosk remains'the only undefeated Double-A team In the state following Its victory over North Little Rock In a holiday traditional battle. Meanwhile, North Little Rock will attempt a comeback Friday night when it tangles with Subiaco in Wildcat stadium. Sublaco won over Fayetteville to enter the semi-li- nn Is. If the North Little Rock boys win over and the Tigers defeat El Dorado, (lie inter-city rivals will clash ugaln for the double-A divl- i 5Ion state championship next week. In other scmi-ffna! play this week, Forrest City will meet Bentonvllle in the Hcndrlx Stadium Friday nlgljt. Booneville earned a place In the seml-finnls by trouncing Siloarn Springs 31 to 0 while Forrest City surprised Conway In an Initial game. In the other a division game, Par agould will play Magnolia FiW?y night In Joncsboro. In Class B play, Parkin will play Atkins In Forrest City Thursday night and McCory will meet Dcnnott In Stuttgart Friday night. Cage Tear Start Play r-.V tf' s to oon Arkansas DESERVES Representatives froi the six basketball teams whicl Ifcomnose th« Blythcvllle "Y's" qt y Basketball c.igue will jncet in t nc y room* night at 7:30 for (he purpose o! ecting oficers andtomplctlng th« hedule. It was aljioiinced lornlng by J. P. Ga| 0 tt, Y secret- Each team that isfa membci'^f le league is requeued to have^.t tast one represcntiuve present at Us meeting, Mr. Carott said, Pliiy the schedule Is .scheduled to get ntter.vay Thursda.' night. •more evenly divided with cli Schools represented. Players Liltie Rock, Hot Springs. HO! blaco. El Dorado, Fordycc, R ville 'Camden, Jonesboro. kana and Blylheville were aw positions on this squad. The all-state squads were seji this year through a poll of f/'^^i AA'Coaclies^eonrlllclecf -by the AAA: assisted 'by the Associated pi-ess' -atid.~was: •announced. _by J ''Jonnle" Burnett*' "executive ^.~ tary ot the association,. yesterdaysij McFarlsnd, who Is conbldcier 1 *"- niost local football'fans as one i the best backs to come out Blytheville High School since d«ss of the Mosley brothers chosen on only one. of the Gri Little Rock newspapers' first si Jack Keacly, sports editor of Arkansas Democrat listed Mi land as a back on his first sti anH Billv Braccy, who Is conslt as one of lhe,' best guards In state, : on his- third squad. Blythevllle players receiving orable mention on Keady's Included Koontz. at tackle, Billy Bob Elliott, guard L. W. hugh, center R. B. Hodge, R. C Allen at fullback. ' Simultaneously with the nouncing of the all-stale ti all-district teams from Ihfi s' eight districts were aunou Thf Chicks placed nine on the District 3 Double-A team with' Jonesboro rccei the'other two berths; The' class AA all-district from District 3 Is as follows: B. Elliott Blytheville nnd Bit, , Jonesboro; tackle Koontz, Bl, ville, and E. Johnston, Jones 1 guards, 1 Bracey and Pltzhugli; Center, Hodge, Bl: ville;"'backs Huey, Allen and Farland of Blytheville, and of Jonesboro. , The, Osccoln Scminoles P Reiser; back m res-Are t High in Two* sketball Games Due to conflicting schedule dnlcs 'tti/ semi-pro basketball gome bc- Hreen First Americans, an all-In- profcsslotlal team, and the sas Bloodhounds ot Joncsboro J Scheduled to be played at the Arin- tonlght has been cancelled, it announced today, by Hlanlcy coash of the Bloodhounds. Indians were also \scherhUon In Newjjort tonight and at ...... tkils was not known, Keller..stated, tha" past week-onti!' > ir U>ok"all of •Hurts nrc being mnde to re-sche- the game here for Wcdnes- night. :\ a game played at the Armory Saturdny nds were •ayne-Lnthnni night: the Blood- defeated by the Memphis by a 7.1 lo 05 score. The ' 11D , lt fol . Ncw y cni :. s Dily . jRnics wns one of lhe roughest ever I here with a total ot 5T | being called. Ray Hnynes, for- j "ilgh I 22 | the the foi (i man its. Everett Bolton paced Ihomids with 20 points. defeated nlla Legionnaires 75 to 73 in an i 'bition grune plnyed In Joacsboro night. Paul Oca ton' of the Le- uialres was high point man in gnmu wllh 2\ points nnd Wil- Tillcy of the Bloodhounds ivas mcl with n. ught's Rcbs to Play Alma Mater Jan. 1 HrfPHIS. Tenu., nee. 1. (UP)— Ajlrictly fate nil right, says Ky SIun Opntowsky 4 [hilled I'rrsn Sports Writer) i !W YORK, Dec. 1 (UP)—The ktlon before the house today was fch Is the better [cam—Notre or Michigan—and It was up 'jBoutheru California to learn in j»p not-so-ensy lessons. Pacific Coast champions, tnten though tied once, meet ire Dame this week at Los Ange- ma.ssiye coliseum. Thnt will be on Number One. Then on New a-'s Day they meet Michigan In Howl: lesson Number Two. though the comparative scores 4llie two games surely cannot be considered a foolproof measure of the two Mid-West mlghties, they'll have to decide the mythical national champion. O^e tiling Is certain, though. Army is not (he champ, and thai must be pleasant relief lo those who became tired of the Cadets' domination. The '21-0 victory over Navy ended the West Pointers, who didn't do so bmlly after this year clesptle losses lo Notre Dame :.i«l Columbia and a tic wltli Pcnn. SMU, the Cotton Bowl team, was involved in the biggest surprise of Long and R/'/ey To Wrestle Hall, Marconi Champ ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 1 (UP) — Except for one final entry, the Southeastern Conference books were closed today with Mississippi wear- Ing Its first league crown and with five and possibly six teams slated for post-season bowl games. Mississippi, paced by the All- American twosome of Charley Conerly and Barney Poole and under The mat duo of Finis Hall and I the direction of rookie Coach John- THE BEST - * \Vc Give You BO UR B OH At Its Best STRA'IGHT ! frojn KEHTUCKY 100 I'root Sour Mush WMskeu faces Pratt. In Southwest games, Southern Methodist meets Oklahoma and Texas A and M plfj.ys Abilene Christian tonight; SMU plays Cen- | tenary Thursday and Friday and East Kentucky State Saturday; I Rice meets Sam Houston State Tuesday; Arkansas plays Pittsburgh ' (Kan.) Teachers Wednesday, and i Texas A and M tapers off its weet; against Southeast Oklahoma Friday j ' and Saturday. I Ask Fur It at YOUK 1'ACKAGK STOKE Also Black Label—00 Prooi ISnrretl Hamilton, Inc. Distrihiilor. Little Rock Frank Marconi return to the American Legion's wrestling ring tonight to launch combined operations against Johnny "Tiger" Long and Tex Rlley in the 90-inlnutc time limit (ag match feature. ny Vnught. boasted six conference wins against a lone defeat. Tlie Rebels, twice-beaten during the season, were to face Texas Christian's Horned frogs, the same team that tied Southern Methodist, Hull and Marconi made their first ln lhe first annual Delta Bowl in appearance as a learn here last j Memphis. week when they battled Long and Mississippi, despite the 10 to 6 Johnny Mnrr for Die full 00 mill- loss lo Vandcrbllt and lhe 19 lo 14 utcs tor an even break In the match. Both men are veternns of the grunt and groan business and are well- known to Blythevllle fans. And their opponents arc also loss to Arkansas, was on lop of Die heap as far us points scored was concerned rolling up 151 in seven games. Georgia Tech, second-place winner. boasted the best defense, having veterans of the wrestling ring. Both ^^ <»"* 2 > voinls all season. Long and Riley have been making. _ thls Donk Walker's brilliance to save Die Mustangs from defeat, and as It was they got only a 19-19 tie with TCU. That .spoiled their • perfect record, nnd also 'the Cotton Bowl's ho|>es of of the Ea crciltfor » number of years Georgia Tech le Oro " Be B ° wl was headed for '" Mlami wllere s , and have accumulated a following thelr opponents will be the Kansas of local fans. Both arc fast and ng - Ja y h:1 * ks . Bi S Six champions. Bressive and like nothing better thnn! to be participants In free-for-all.. In the two one-fall 30 minute lime limit, preliminary matches, Long will'tangle : with Marconi and the onlv nost-season Rlley wl " lake °" Hnl1 ' Tlle Lon «- =ast, o ," lys ru's "s™:!««•?»?' ""«•' <3-«i=««d wrestling if'" 1 *" rate ," technically ] In the conference. The Alabama finished In third spotr •'•'••' the, best Crimson Tide levelled Miami 21 to 6 Saturday night and now has the host role In the Sugar Bowl against :tht rampaging Texas Longhorns? . llBht lhe l )rclll "s is Hie two nre 0|) none lo 'friendly relations since Georgia 'lech upheld II:: Orange ; i as t week's battle. Bowl's fnitli by making one touchdown count for plenty In downing » '«• 9™»B« Bowl «=' the. B r danger of an up- K....M beat Arizona Saturday) 54 lo 28. Elsewhere in the South. Mississippi beat Mississippi State, 33-14; Tennessee upset Vanclcrbllt, 12-1; North Carolina downed Virginia, 40-7: Florida lashed Kansas Stats. 25-7; and North Carolina State nluycd a scoreless tie with Maryland. In the East, Jolly John (Oxl Da Grosa was handed a pleasant little farewell present from his Holy Cross team. Da Grosa had resigned effective nfler the game, nnd Ills boys upset Boston College. 20 to 6, to nke him feel a little better. At the same lime, NYU played R -13 He with Fordham and West rglnln downed Pitt, 17 to 2. In the Southwest, Oklahoma owned the Oklahoma Aggies, 21 to Rice downed Baylor, 34 to 6, and exas Tech Downed Hardln-Sim- ons, 14 to 6. College Grid Teams Seek Gomes These units are reconditioned strictly in accordance with factory methods—clutches, brake shoes, crankshaft;, and many others. They give the same service and long life as new unics. You can buy International Exchange Units from us »nd put them in yourself, or we'll do the in•tailing. For any kind of truck service — from a simple lubrication job to a complc'e program of preventive maintenance —come to vis. Our skilled mechanics use International-Approved equipment and precision-engineered International Parts. Our service provides real ton-mile ecoo- omy. Phone or stop in today. INTERNATIONAL' HARVESTE 3/2 SOUTH'2£f ' S7T PHONE863 onch Johnny H. Vauglit: "Imagine A guy employing all ieks in the Irrulc to whip his ala irmter on the gridiron." Thnt's ,how the cards nre st.icic- I tor tlio 40-j-enr-old former All- outhwest Conference lineuinn iiose University ot Mississippi levcn tangles with Texas Christian 'nlverslly in the Delta Bowl here n New Ycnr's tiny. Vaught was all-coniercncc guartl iiree years at TOO nnrt was All- \merican in 1932, hls-sctiior year. Hy United Tress Two members of the Arkansas I-lercollegiftte Conference were preparing today (or post-season ;iowl bids lollowing the close of already regular season last week. A l&an and Penn state as the mlght- —•'-- -'- — I lest' of the perfect-record teams. ! faces one of its toughest tests next Saturday against Southern California, champion of the Pacific 'oast Conference. Pepperdinejusl as powerful as the Irish in IU own league, goes up against Loyola, Cal. on Friday. their Lhlrd conference eleven liolrts ft bowl victory. Arkansas State Teachers College of Couway will piny Hnrdln Junior College in the Kickapoo Bowl »t Wichita Palis. Tex., Friday; and Magnolia A. and M. will tangle with McNeese Junior College in the Ca- Jnn Bowl at Lake Charles. La. Little Rock Junior College defeated Cof- feyvtllc, Kan., Junior College, 31 to 1, last week In the Coffee Bowl »t Corfcyvlllt. The AIC race followed early-season predictions fairly well although Arkansas State Teachers surprised by battling to a tie with Arkansas Tech for first place. The two teams dirt not play each other. Meanwhile lhe Ouachita Tigers. generally a contender, drooped and wound np in sixth place with two victories, three and one tie. Magnolia A. and M. won third spot, followed by Hcndrix, the College of tl?e Ozafks, Ouachita, Little Rork Junior College. Arkansas A. and M.. Arkansas College of Bates- vtlle and Henderson. The University of Only 14 College Grid Teams Unbeaten to Date •NEW YORK. Dec. i (UP)- Of the uncounted numbers of college football teams that opened their seasons bravely about 10 weeks ago. a mere handful of 14 were still undefeated and untied today at the opening of lhe month of December Eleven of the 14 were safe from danger because their seasons were completed; but three—Notre Dame, Pcpperdine.and Jacksonville, Ala.. Teachers—still had one game each to go. Notre Dame, ranked with Michi- BASKETBALL Arkansas Bloodhounds of Jonesboro versus First Americans of All-Indian Team 1'onca City, at the Ok la. Blytheville Armory Tonight—7 o'clock Preliminary Game: Blytheville Bums Versus Caruthcrsvitle This ad paid for by Simpson's State Line Cafe Let us fill your car with Premium Gas while you eat! Read Courier- Ujws Want Ads, BLYTHEV^ LvE'S ONLY ME AT RE Weekdays «i :45 p.m. Shoi ' : !icc Oixns fi-ts 7:00 p.m. Bov Office O, |tfri:15 p.m. Show SlaH JeitO p.m. Sun Box O(llceiV^>ns 1:15 Show Sla*-l;:!fJ Where Happlncsa gosts So Little" Moajday Tue«!;iy "DUEL IN^HESUN" (In Tc«5ucolor) Lionel KunrTJiiiire and Walter^vlluslon »nd an All Sla^ j,ii|i)>,iitinK cast News ana," Cartoon New Theater Manila's Finest Shows KVEIl* NIGHT Box O;iens Week O»;,-s 7:00 p.IB iMalincc Saturday ^t Sunday Sal.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cifnt. Showing : • 1 Tonight' "CRY WQLF" with i.J • Errol Flynn and Harbor* Stanwyck Selected Short Kubjccts Tuesday "LADY CHASER" wilh Robert I.owery and \Ann Selected Shdirt.V College Basketball Gets Under Way This Week NEW YORK, Dec. 1. (UP)—Intercollegiate basketball, spiced with an intersectional flavor, will bc»in in earnest this week with three Madison Square Garden doubleheader.-, included in the first major outburst of 1947-48 games. The New York twin bills will include four intersections! games, fii tomonow night's curtain-raiser, New York University, which lost ils great playmaker, Sid Tannenbaum. through graduation, will entertain Tulanc, while Brooklyn Po!v freshman nnd "B" squad, not a . member of the conference, ended I the season with the state's only Arkansas ' undefeated and untied season. BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION PRICE ANYWHERE! ReeerTeO Seats on SH|* al the legion Arena from 6 p. m. Every Monday ADULTS 41k — CHILDREN 15« Monday, December 1 ir " BOX SEATS 15t EXTRA TAG MATCH TEX RILEY and TIGER LONG versus FINIS HALL and FRANK MARCONI ALSO TWO 1-FALL, 30-MINUTE MATCHES Tiger Long VI. Frank Marconi Tex Riley vs. Finis Hall S-h-h-h.. the hunter of experience speaks... 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