The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 28, 1947 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHKVILLE -(ARK.) COURIER NEWS THUKSDAY, AUGUST 28, 19-17 Blytheville Football Coaches Turning on Heat For Candidates for '47 Chick, Papoose Squads Coaches Firman Bynum and Walter Dnvis look advantage 1 of the cooler weather yesterday afternoon and began stiffening the Blythcville Chicks training drills at their Blytheville Country Club training camp. With opening date only two weeks away, the Trihal Chieftains shifted into ))is?h gear as the candidates began showing somewhat, improved physical conditions. After an hour's work at reviewing plays Biid practisliif blocking and ' tackling, Head Coich Bynum divided the 3D candidates into two groups and held , light scrimmage drills. Working off the poiiu'.nr '"1" formation, Bynum schooled the first team in aerial and ground offensive attacks while Coach Davis took charge of defensive attack with team No. 2. As a whole, the two squads showed up nicely in the light scrimmage > with their chief weakness being in blocking. Jack Elliott, the Chicks' 'last year quarterback, and E. b. Gee Jr., formerly of the Paps, shared Die work under center with CD- Captains Billy Wayne McFarland and Harold 'Iraylor doing most of the baV. carrying. Absent from yesterday's drills was Jim Berry, the 100-pound tuckle that came ui> from the Papooses ! this Spring. Jim was confined to his home with a throat ailment. FFA Member Reports Lloyd.Kcontz, a tackle from last year's squad, reported to drills this week after having missed the first week's sessions while attending me State Future 'Farmers of America Camp in Hat Springs, and Robert Ksonce, a reserve guard from the IMS clan fwas forced to the sidelines early this week with a swollen arjde. The Chicks this year will feature a more cxpericn-ed and somewhat heavier team than they had last Fall bat their biggest handicap will still be the lack of reserve power. It was this handicap that caused th'tJr down-fall last year. In (lie backfleM Coach Davis will huve a rather large variety of hU starters. At present he lias It ball curriers frrnn which to choose 'candidates for biuWkld slots with th*e greater part ci them experienced. Ja$k E::io;t, the Chicks' regular quarterback last year Is back again this year to lake charge of tliL- statistical department. Jack added a little weight during the Summer and has improved his hall handling. The two other contenders for the quarterback slot are E. B. Gee Jr.. ] a 163-roundcr up from the Papooses and R. A. Friend, a last year reserve. Candidates for the halfback posts are Co-Captains Traylor nnd M3- Farland, a couple ol last year regulars; Donald Huey, of the 1D45 squad was quiutel'jack on the 134'j Gallup. N. -M., 'High School team that - won the Nev; Mexico stale championship; Roger Lum, t-hr diminutive flash of the Paps last year; last year; Larry Ltitz, a 1943 Pap regular; and Pat Burks, a newcomer. And competing for the fullback position are R. C. >--.iien, and Moss Simon, of the 19!3 squad and Charles Owen, a newcomer. Allen and Simon will tip the scale around the ISO mark with Owen weighing approximately 1:5. Line to He Heavier The Chicks forward wall will be bolstered with considerable weight by players who bonst quite a bit of experience. 'Billy Bob Elliott, who played regular lost year as a guard and Dennic Gentry, a 1913 letter winner,-are top contenders for tliu end posts with Roy Elr.ith, a last vear reserve and Dudley Hardy, 'of these foilr The Build-Up BASEBALL STANDINGS SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. L. 04 55 Cl CO 70 73 78 New Orleans Mobile NashviKc Chattunooga Atlanta Birmingham Memphis Little Rock .... hS 11 n .... 68 .... 0(i fit .:.. 44 Pet. .Gil Ail') JjJIi .!)11 .493 .473 98 .31!) NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Pet Diefklyn '17 <!!> .011 St Louis 70 54 . Boston C8 51 .544 New -York M 53 ,51l> Cincinnati Ul 07 .4 HKO 53 03 .448 Pillsbru-Bl) f'3 '<2 -421 Philadelphia 51 72 .415 AMERICAN NY t: York .. Hosion . r::-troll . ... Philadelphia Cleveland . Chicago . . I.KACUI: W ! 70 C5 6!) . ... 05 . ... 63 57 .Pet St. Lulls 10 79 Yesterday's Results Atlanta G-7, Memphis 1-1. New Orleans (i. ChiiUanscgn 5 Nashville. 5-8. 'Mobi e 2-0. iillijhLMll 4. Little Rock 3. How Do They Rate Me, Pop? Pels Take Lead In Southern Loop Whip Chattanooga 6-5 While Vols fake Pair From Mobile Bears ATLANTA* Ga., Au«. 23. (UP) — The Now Orleans Pelicans wore riyinjj high iti first place in the Southern Association standings today after hen ling down :i vicious Chutlanuogu Lookout t'nslauijIiL l;isL niylH while Mobile met clouble- (lisastcr again in Nashville. Mobile's twin-loss to , the third plfjce Vols dropped them out of the league lo:ul lor the first lime since they took over from the Pelicans with a sustained victory drive shortly after nmlsen.son. The Bruins will move Into New Orleans Friday | behind Tor a series opener with the new lea'iue-leaders--out come of xvhic'n will probably decide the pennant. The Pelican win last night was their sixteenth in their last tAen'^ cMccimters It (jnvc them a slim hull' game advantage. Nc\v Crlcans will close Ll:<> season with a .seines with Nashville — an unplcasHnl prospect, and the Bears, turning foi 1 easier competition, will Little Rock to Play Cincinnati In National Legion Meet Opener LCS AXGELE3, C.ll.. /Sir;. "8, tUP) - Members of the Little R-.^. Ark,, champion L?gicin bastta 11 nine were ready todav for tcmnD.menl play in the little World Series of American Legion Junior Bissbai:. The Arkansas lads arrived hero } In dt'i'.winys for celebrities to art as maEi'Gl.s. Cincinnati got Eddie Bnr:ken; Little R^cls, Cu-sar Romero- Manchester, Jack Cfinpsuy ai'.d Sni'i Dicjo. Wayne Morris. Cincinnati. In an earlier game Mui- j Chester and San niego will clash j here at Gilmore Field. Then Hie winners and the lowers will L'e matched in games tomorrow. Arkansas won the rip hi u-enler the little World Series "by uiirmn;; the Southeastern Sectional meet at Sumter. S. C. Little Ho:k is expected to send ace Ernest Funk to Hie mound against Cincinnati with Martin Hamilton to handle iii.s dr ivories the plate. The line-up for !>i'._'hi Jack CHICAGO, Aug. 28. (UP)—Emory C. Perry, a consulting engineer, ;-e- vraleii yesterday that lie had offered Richard C. Muckeraan S1.COD.- Ct![) cush lor his interest in the St. Luuis Brow n.s. I : erry, in a l.CCG word statement. revealed the offer, and intimated that MurkerniEn, thought his attorney. J. V. Diinua. 1 , had asked for. a higher price. ' Ptomaine Kayos Rocky MCW VCRK. Aug. SB. lUP) —HocKy On-iiLino, tin: recently-crowned mid- dlf'.\ei',; ; u ehninpion. was "kayoed" i today by a mild ca.^c of iood Cincinnati was announced i er Robert Andres and Gannon. Raymond Irving or R-r. M.'Coy j soning, forcing him to cancel a pi\>- wi!l be on the inouiui for Kan U.c>';3 !o:u;cd exhibition tour through the with 'Avert catching, i'or Maiv;l>es- I Midwest. Babe Ruth, Basevall Co:nm:sii ;n- cr A. B. < Happy} ClKind'i'r. Presidents Ford Fru'!: ul the equally potent Look- j tiol)(1 , . LenK , lc aml v.^j, H.'irrirl™ At f hii If," s W I id Ii s "\ mil slicks Ins j\uit_ in as Ii n <•! K;irm K< Mini; •'. AUK HO. Aimed the Kin^ llanclt Yale's bnclifirld ace I.evi Jackson keeps in shape as a hod ! carrier on a construction job in New Ilavcn. Ring Champs Leading ! Negro Golf Tourney .PHILADELPHIA. Aug. 28. (UP)-- T\vn champions of Ihe ring, heavyweight tilh'-holder Joe Louis and lightweight king Ike Williams, were holding their own on the [airway today us the Ne^co United Golfers Association Nations'. Open moved into its second day of mutch play. Louis, who led amateur qualifiers with a 74. dropped only one hole in his opening round match yesterday as he triumphed over Joe Terry i>f Philadelphia, 0 and 5. Williams defeated Robert Hill of Philadelphia. and experienced ; .aus among the list of candidates. Paced by four returning lettermen the Paps arc (xpcelcd to lie both large and fast. Three of the fom monogram winners arc backficld men, namely. Charles 'Ratigli" Lutes, L'jroy Prnitt and Mel Hay. However Hay, has not reported lo drills us yet due to illness but is expected shortly after Sept. 1. John NATIONAL LEAGUE Chicago (i. Brooklyn 3. •New York C. St. Louis 4. Cincinnati 4, Boston 2. Philadelphia 4. Pittsburgh 3. AMERICAN* LEAGUE Detroit 7--1. Boston 2-5. Washington ii, Chicago 5. Hew York 7. St. Louis 6. 10 Cleveland 2. Philadelphia 1. Hard-Hitting Pitchers is Latest Fad With Mo/or League Clubs mils in Ibeir final series next week. The Pels won last night by the breath-taking -score of 0 to 5. In Ni'shvillc the Bruins' ace righthander Roy Holes was shelled from tlie mound as the Vols to:>k the first iHimc 5 to 2. The Vols won th<.> second [•nine 8 to I). In Memphis the Atlanta Crackers look a doubleheader from Memphis last night. 5 to 1. and 7 to 1. They are -scheduled to finish their scries in Memphis tonight. In Little Hock, Rirminghani edged Little Rock 4 to 3 behind a five-hit effort by Johnny Oruhal. tcr. the battery will he A-W.ucl R >y. I — pitching; Donald Perkins, catching. | j~-~-------------------- SELL Your Car While Prices are HIGH 1 Today's Games SOUTHERN LKAGUE Atlunlu ut MjinElht.s. nighL. Only ginnc scheduled. NATIONAL LEAGUE Cincinnati at notion, two. Chicngo ut Urooklyn. St. Lonls nt New York. Pittsburgh nt PlillndiMplitn, AMERICAN LEAGUE Boston ut Uclrnit. Chicago at Cleveland, niyht. Only yanic-s scheduled. Pinil Hutcheison. a last year cr.tl. is the fourth reluming Ictlcrmnn. 'Another backficlrl prospect for Coiicn Mosley is Robert Reid, a fair-siS2d youngster who stepped i ninth round of a ten-round fight, off .(be lOO-yard dash in trackUast Arkansas Boxer Wins CLARKSVILLB. Ark. Aug. 28. (UPl Kngon Ktiniey, the Hartman hninmcrcr. today holds his second victory over Tommy Charles of Indianapolis, following his 10- rotmd decision la.st night. There were no knockdowns. Kinncy entered the ring at 184 while Churles weighed in at 180. In an earlier bout Kinncy knocked out. the same opponent in the lly COItNEUHS 11 VAN ; ll.'niti'fl 1'ress Sports \\ r rili-t) NEW YORK, AUK. 28. (Upi — National League teams who !»•-.1 RC:O(| hitters were .shopi>ini; 101 pitchers today — that .seems n> l;e the ncw(?.st and mcst efl."c-livc' way to net them. Fir-sl the Dndacrs did it; ilu'.v bought Dan I3;inkhea<l from tin 1 Memphis Red Sax of the NIJKIM Aineitcan League and ho slatninc:! a t'AO-rtin homer in lii.s first inn- Jor league at-bllt So then I hi Ginnts bought Hay Poat from Hal- llmore. They were desperately in need of pitching, and it was worth it to take a chance^on the big 29-yLMr-nlil righthander, who hurt been \ip once with the Cleveland Indians and I hen dropped back to Baltimore. Pont reported yesterday and sturl- cd against the Cardinals last night In a game St. l.oui.s wanted des- peratcly to win. for Brooklyn had been beaten in the afternoon and the Red IBircUs hud a chance to The Cards were off to a 3 to 0 lend betoie Ihe Giants got Into gear. A single, a double and nr. i trie Athletics, infield out .scored one run, and ' were homers Poat tripled home another. John Mi'/e singled in the tying run and then Poat hit a home run to put New York ahcr.ci to stay. Miy.e's 43rd homrr i:i\ve Poat the winning run. Unlike VJankhead, . Poat's pitching miitrhed his liit- \ '[ l»ers split ting. He limited St. Louis to eight ] tmit taking •At tackle Conch Bynvim will have Jour near 2CO-pounders to choose from. R B. Hodge, who saw considerable service with ihe Paps in 194.4 and 1915 but who didn't play last year and LT.oyd ICoontz. a last year , regular, at present held the inside | track with Buddy Donncr of the i 1046 Pa'iooscs running them a close [ race. However, Don Besharse. another last year first string lackle who won't report for drills until after the first of the mouth and Jim Berry who is riding the ailing list ut present, will prcbab'.y sec a lot of service this Fall. With the return of Billy Dra:cy. a 1S45 letterman, ihe guard positions will he one of the strongest spcts in the Chicks' line. Braccy didn't sec service lust year due 10 a broken arm received in Spring | training. L. W. Fitzhugh. a last I year regular. Jin: Garner, a grad- 1 uatc of the Paps, Robert Kooncc, a last year Chick reserve, and Kenneth Hood, a Pap letter winner, arc the ether guard candidates. At center. Bill Doolin. the Chicks' second string snapper back • asi Fall and John Hoover, a re-converted guard, are competing for starting honors. Meanwhile, the junior high school Pap Stpiail Shrinks Papooses are holding daily drills in preparation for their very tough schedule which opens Sept. 12. Coach Pop Mosley's tnuad of 45 that reported for opening drills has been whittled down to 3D due to .illness and dislike of the sport. . However the Fnps prospects for the I coming season look good with large The swaying ni6tfon" of 'a si\ftke; when a pipe is played nearby, is only its natural movement when disturbed. hits, including homo rnn.s by Terry Moore nnd Joe Oarngiola Harry Ilieehcen w;is the loser as the Cards .stnyeii six games behind P.iooklyn. Mix.e now is t'>vo games ahcind of Babe Ruth's pace as Ruth .set a home run record of GO in 1927. E.vcll pirickwell, Cincinnati's lireat righthander, b-jcamc the first big leaguer lo get 20 wins when he -.-cored a 4 to 2 tunning decision over Boston. Tnc Cubs, revolting after eight straight losses to Rrojklyn whippM the Badgers, (i lo :(. Hob H:heffing signaled the uprising will 1 thrce- ilin homer in the first inning. I?? 'Hundley baited in nil his leum'.s runs as the Phils nosed Pittsburgh, 4 to ;i. The Yankees ran their American League lead to 12'-^ g:unes with a 10-inning 7 to G triumph over the St, Louis Browns. George Stirn- wei^s' second homer of the day was Hie winning run. lie had hit the first pilch of the game for a foin-bagger. Bob Feller, given superb support V;y Ihc Cleveland Indians, won h:.i lilh 1:^1110 us the Indians nipped 2 to 1 Ail the runs - by Hank Majeski ol the A's and Hank Edwards and I'cn Keltnei 1 of the Indians. Washington got 12 hit:; in beat- in:: thr Chicago White S.^x. 0 to 5. For the second d^y in a row, slc-n's Red Snx and Detroit's a doublehe:uicr. De- second place by win- Jev/e/ers Win Gome in State Tournament LITTLE RGCX. Antf. 23.—<S])?cial to Courier NCV/SJ—The FiizpiUr Jouelois, of Blyihr'vill'j, nftcr having drawn ii bye in the first-roh play of l!-,c Stale Girls S^H Touninineni bying hold ;u the L-.i- ATar-J'oiler Field here, adnui to i he lourney'.s senv-finais by downing tint Fnviir liusincss School IIILIC of Pine Bluff 5 to ^ iti n quarterfinal game last niyht. The Jewelers will meet Local 3SG lon:u of Little Tlork in the first 5omi-fi]inl till tonirJii. Margie Bevil. thi- Jewelers ao." 1 hurler. v.orkctl on the mound Vviih her sister 3oplile s^rvliu; ?a her battery mate. 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