The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 26, 1947 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

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PAGE EIGHT BLYTIIKV1LLK (AUK.) COURIER NEWS Kill DAY, SHI'TKMWCK 20, . l'J'17 ' Paps Face Tough Bellerue Grid Team From Memphis to Provide Real Battle The Bellevue Junior High School Orange 'Jerseys. '-one - of Memphis' Wilson Wins Over Luxora In Tight Game I.UXCRA. Sept. 20.— A fumble in the closing minutes of the fourth quarter enabled the Wilson High School Bulldogs to break a 7-7 tie and gave llicm a 14 to 7 victory over Ihe. Luxora Panthers In the two teams' first gomes of the 1917 sea- strongest Junior teams,, will invade •BIythevillc tonight for a game with the BIythcvitle Junior High School Papooses at Haley Field. Kickoff time is set for 3 o'clock. Fresh from a week's liard scrimmage after their crushing 25 to 0 defeat of the Helena-West Heleni Junior'Indians last week, the Paps will be after their third straight victory of the season. But this encounter is expected to be anything lint a pushover, us have been their other two contests. Very litt:e is known about the Grange Jerseys except that they boast a lot of weight in their forward wall. This will be the Mcm- phlans first game of the season and they arc expected to make a tetter showing thim they did against the Papsr last year when the two teams battled to a' scoreless tie. Coached by Jimmy Hewlett, the Orange Jerseys arc rated as top •contenders to the Memphis clly I son here yesterday afternoon. The fumble, recovered on the bers of the student body. Tickets for tonight's game were placed on sale at Kir'oy's and Owens- Drug stoics yesterday and fans are urged to buy their tickets In advance to avoid the game time crowd at the stadium ticket booths. Tonight's probable starting lineups: Blythcvillc I''>s. Hutchnsoii .. L, E. . Wundcrllch .. L.T. Blankcnship . k.G. Droke C . . Phillips H. G. Price R.T. Deer n.E. Mel Hay .... Q- B. Lutes H. B. Pruilt II. B, Reid .' K. U. Luxora 20-yard line, set up tho game-winning touchdown which WAS scored by Hale, a Wilson uac-.:, three plays later. This game was also the two teams' first regular slza 11-nian football game, and fumbling and i>enaHie.s were prevalent throughout Ihe contest. Both teams were members of Ihc Mississippi County Six-Man Foolball League last year. The Bulldogs pushed across ihc'r first score In the final minutes of the Inillal |>eriod on a sustained drive. Boyles plowed over for the first score seconds before Ihe whistle blew ending the period. But the Panthers bouncci/back in the second quarter. Halfback Robert Gray and fullback Marvin Hall combined forces to move the ball down the field on some nice run.s and Hall scampered over for the Pan- Razorback Cage Tilts Booked by Coaxh Lambert PAYTTTEVILLE,'Alk., Sc|)t. 26. (UP)—Gene Lambert, conch of ihc Arkansas Ka/orbaci: basketball squad, tutlay announced the 104748 schedule for his learn. In addition to tlic announced mcs, the HsK:r'oacks will schedule tilers about midway of lite second period. Ofile Hnimali, Ihe Panthers' rl'sht end and Tommy Stanford, the left tackle, were stnlwarts In tile 1'an- llici's foi'vvnrd wall. The I'niHhers will play Hie Trumann Illyli School icain In Tru- ;minn next wceK. one and possibly two additional contests in Ultlc Itock. The lloiis tied for second place In the conference lasl year. The schedule- net;. 3 — Kanius State Teacheis College at Fiiycltcvillc. Dee. B—Cu!vcr-SU>:kton Collcss at F.iyr ttevilic. Dee. 11—New York University in Madison Square Gardon. Dec. 13—Lasalle Collete at Phil- adelphla.'Penn. Dec. 20. 27, 29—National Collegiate Basketball Championships lit Los Angeles, Calif. Jan. 2. 3 — Tournament at San Francisco, Calif. Jan. 0, 1!) — Tons A. and M. at College Elation, Texas. Jan, 10, 17—S. M. U. at Payctte- villc. Jan. 21 — Alabama ai Teiin. Feb. 0. 7 — Day lor University 'J. Waco, Texas. Fob. 13, 14—T. C. U. at Payctte- ville. Feb. 20, 21—University of Texas :it Faycltcvllle.' Feb. 27. 23 — Rice Institute at Houston. Texas. Semifinals in National Women's Golf Meet Start DKTHCIT. Sept. 20, (UP)—Gia'-'s Lcnczyk of Newingiyjn, Conn., charged into the semifinals of the National Women's Amateur • Golf j Championship today bent on par:i- jyzimi the American crown wild ;hc Canadian title she snared last .vcck. The crack 20-year-old sholmakcr from Njw EiiiOund faced tough | '.vhlory os'cr -Mary MoMilhvn o /..libsltlun in her match— Louise | Green Bay, Wis., in the quarter-j of Litliia Springs, Ga. linalu yesterday, Miss L?nczyk Wnllc the lavorcd Miss Suggs was | coasting to un easy (i and 5 victory] battling desperately for her 1 up " '" over Mrs. Kcidle Bush of Detroit. FARM LOANS Home Ollicc, Newark, N. J. LOT.C rr<RM PROMPT CLOSING LOW RATE CM.I.. 1VKITP. OK SP» RAY WORTH1NGTON lir> K. Third St., BlytMcville, Ark. Serving Thi* Section 25 Years Authorized MtirtKugc Loan Solicitor tof TIIK PRUDENIIAI. INSORANCK COMPANY OP AMZRICA Bourbon Whiskey Old Faithful is back title even though no one has seen I Kentucky Straight them in action. They will hold a sizeable weight .advantage in tonight's contest but will be short In the experience department. Halfbacks Earl , Hawks, a MO- pbunder and Captain Jerry Worthy. al 4 IEO pounds, arc expected to do most of the ball carrying for the visitors with Joe Black the 145 pound fullback supplying the blocking and Jeff Mann, at 155 doing the quav- terbacking. Paps Facj Real Test Coach James Fisher and Pop Mosley will probably call on their regular backficld consisting of Mel Hay at quarterback, Charles Lutes and L;roy Pruitt at halfbacks and Robert Reid at ful'.bick. for their offensive attack. However, Reid bus b?en suffering from an attack , of boils and may not get to sec action tonight. In the event that he doesn't; Louis Anderson (will probably take bver the fullback chores. The Paps tapered off Ihelr drills this week with a light session under the lights of Haley Field last night and appeared to be ready for action The drills were restricted mostly to dummy blocking and kicking. The Paps 1 fans, some 8&D stron are -expected 1 to witness tonight's corites'S; Vpcir "second "at home. C. O Redman, president of the Chickasaw Athelctic Club announced yesterday that" one section of the Eastside Stadium, the. iiew'blcachcr section will be. finished and ready for use tonight but that this sectioi will probably b5 reserved for mcni- Also Black Label—M Proof Barrett Hamilton, Inc. 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