The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 3, 1947 · Page 6
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V, PAGE SiX Chicks To Meet Osceoia Tonight •- Garnet To Start Here - At 7:30 With Girls To Play First Round Opening the 1947 portion of their basketball schedule, the Blythc- yfUe Chicks "A" quint nnci the girls' stxtcl .will meet Osccola cagers here tonight in a return [lit. Game time is 7:30. Tonight the Chicks face the some opponents with whom they opened the '*6-'47 season and with whom they split results of the first encounter. !n the .first, game with the Os- ctolans, the Chick boys came off winner by H 30 to 23 count and the Blythcville fih'ls dropped their Same by n narrow 25 to 23 margin. Probable starting llne-np for (he Chicks Included Gay and Stafford, forwards; Hardy, center; Caldwcll *nd Poster, guards. In the girls'.prouaule starting liac-up arc Wilson. Wldner and B. Ball, forwards; Seay, Travis and E. Overman, guards. Three otlier North Mississippi County schools are slated to slagc tilts tonight. Gosncll High school Pirates ar\ Piratcttcs will encounter cagcrs from Mississippi County High School at West Ridge tonight on U»e Gosnclj hardwood beginning at 7:30. •Probable starters for the Pirates include Swain and White, for- w«rds; C. Harris, center; w. Harris and ford, guards. Probable Piralctlc starters are Grimes, Devil] and wisdom, forwards; Brown, Raspberry and Bright, guards. Boys and girls squads of Shawnte School will meet Tyronza teams tonight at Joiner and the Manila Lions will tangle with Lux- orn cagcmen on the Manila court. Few Rule Changes Propose'd For 1947 Collegiate Football BY OSCAK HIALKV United Press Sports Writer NEW YORK, Jan. 3. (UP)—Very few -rule changes arc being contemplated today for collegiate football and about the only one which would make any' difference to the /mi is probably permission to run with a fumble. Thtil thrilling tactic, which the colleges abandoned in 1928, has been one of professional football's better drawing cards. The campus coaches are not unmindful of the keen competition from play- for-pay ranks, particularly In the coming days when tickets will be more difficult to sell when they are right now. So that Is one of I he proposals which chairman Ix>u Little of Columbia will present at Sunday's rules committee of the national college football coaches association. Others ui> for discussion are: 1. PultliiK tlw ball In play 21) yards in from the sidelines. 2. A "happy medium" substitution ruling. 3. Barring (he running shift. \. Option of changing goals after being scored u]X>n, 5. Softening of protective equipment. 6 nail dead If a P. A. T kick is blocked. But lo the fan. the proposal to permit running with a fumble Is the meat of the rules changes. Currently a fumble Is dead at the spot of recovery—unless it is recovered wliilc still airborne in which case a runner •nmv advance. ••Running with a fumble wasn't banned because of injuries so much is to encourage the use of laterals." Little explained. "Well, football is n lot different than in 1928 team should pay for its er- •ors. They still could use laterals ml forbid advancement of a fumbled lateral." Moving Hie wall in 20 yards from the sidelines instead of the current 10 would the offense UlATHEVILLE (AUK,) COUKIEH NEWS Jewelers Down ,;" Cooter Quint, 35 to 25 ~ l-'KIDAY, JANUAUY 3, 1047 and allow a balance defense, Little contended. "The ideal place from which lo start A play Is the middle of the field." "If I the had Columbia coach said, my way it would bo brought In Hint far, but I'd settle for 20 yards. 1 ' The iimnlng shift, us used Dy Navy against Army to draw the Cadets offsides, drew much criticism in a questionnaire which Little sent to 1.20CO coaches. There also was much sentiment In favor of permitting a scored upon team its choice of goals, which In cases give it the benefit of the would wind. In declaring dead n blocked point after touchdown, it would prevent the wild scramble for the ball. The rules now permit the blocked ball lo b= run back by the kicking team. "We would like to strike a happy medium on the business of substitutions." Little declared. "Under discussion is permission to make three replacements while the ball Is changing hands and continue the three times out per half." , Much consideration also is being Too Lot* fo Classify For Sale Filxpntrlck Jewelry Independents downed the Cooter Indciicndcii'.s by a 35 to 25 count last nlghl on tile Ciosnell High School floor. In u Kcc . ond game, Ilayti Independents defeated l.oy Elch Independents 10 to 3Q. It. Kason, Cooter forward, K'd scoring with nine points, followed ijy Keitiin of the Jeweler's with eight tallies. The Jewelers led at "j)o half. 2-I to 15. Starting llnc-ups. and box scorns follow: Fllsipntrlck 35 I'os. Cooler 25 Rakestraw-1 F.,.. R. En«u:\ 9 Uptord C P Barj-er 4 Krcch 5 C Burton 4 P"T 0 Williamson Wilson G D. Eas-jji 'i Substitutions: Pitzpatrlck — HOII 3. Boles, Eubanks ti. Thompson Cliaflln 2, Dill 1. Regan 8. jCuotnr - McCrnry -1. Parrlsh 2. ' Gentry. given wear what constitutes suit of armor and a back to players' equipment. They , plastic,"'"! ------ under a full head of steam is somewhat akin to a baby tank. Less from a knees up arc encased In stiff Army Meets Navy In Bermuda's Lily Bowl HAMILTON. Bermuda. Jan. : <UPi—A beefy Navy football lean lull aii-1 hnlf Ck.-vrul.M Inn I. OJil'inul.JI. I -.lour M.JJ..I, I911H llli'inli M'<l;Lti. Alt.-ii Srivlc.- St U'J K. .Mrtin. I'liurii- U'_>J1. J;^-| Help Wanted We need a niunugcr for our .service department. Your chance for a permanent •job \villi good; working I'uiulHio'ns and |>.'x>d salary. We arc onl>' interested in A-l man for thiii job. Can jfo to work today, lilytlieville Motor Co. •Phone -112, 215 South 2nd St. l-:j-ek-l-IU pads which make tackling extremely dangerous. '•We feel this protective equipment can bj softened because it now causes many injuries." Little explained. "Softened ii still would give protection tp the wearer and not subject the tackier to possible injury." That's all the coaches Want and they probably won't get half of them. So your college football will look about the same again next season with Ibc material inside the pads still telling the story. Pick Hogan To Cop Los Angeles Open LOS ANGELES, Jan. 3. (UPi—H was little Ben Hogan against -,he Iteld today as 135 of the nation's top golfers and two British invaders teed off. in the 72-hole four- da} Los Angeles Open with 510000 at stake. . _0ut to keep the national PGA champion from getting a hcad.itarl In the 1947 bankroll derby were such dependables as U. S. Open tltllst Lloyd Mangrum of Los. An- gvits and Sam Snead, British Open champ from.Hot Springs. Va. Blazin' Ben got a trcmendou- break when Byron Nelson ticciqu; to abdicate his L. A. Open (Ilk rather than leave his Trenton Tc\ranch. Nelson copped the 1946 prize- with a 284. five strokes less than ninncr-up Hogan. who won In W* with a 282. N Hogan, 'from Hershcy, Pa was Paired with MacDonald Smitl- Olendale, Cal., and Jimmy Hincs' Chicago. ' Mangrum, red-hot after winnin" tJiB Montebello Open two weeks aro sjming par by 14 strokes, was 'in' the day's last threesome which included Dick Mctz. Chicago and 'Smiley Quick, Los Angeles, National Public Links champion. Quick was foicmost contender with N-itiom! Armteur Champion Frank Stram- h.nn. Toledo, O. r for simon imrt- honors. Sncad. the 1945 winner, went out with Ellsworth Vines, Los Angeles and amateur Ken Rogers, Los An-' Bclcs. The Virginian has had we»ks of practice In Miami. Pla., where he reportedly regained putting control'. Rudder of thc new B-50 bomber will be five feel higher than thc B-2S-S, but will be hinged for lowering. 50 that the plane can get Into most hangars. rose'tti Joins Yankee Staff Of Coaches WYORK, Jan. 3. <UP>- Sho.-tstop Frankic Croscttl, who • 16th season with inc. New York Yankees next spring. Joined Charley Dresscn and Johnny f today and still remained on the active playing list. Thc 30-year-old San Francisco native was ' named player-coach yesterday and designated to assist in the training of rookies at the club's St. Petersburg. Fia training camp. Crosctti, along with Hie two top Yankee farm cluS managers. Bill Meyer of Kansas City and George Selkirk of Newark will tutor the first contingent of young Yankee players when their arrive in Florida Feb. 20. Manager Stanley (Ducky) Harris of tlio Yankees and the New York veterans, meanwhile, will do their advance conditioning at Puerto Rico, Venezuela and Cuba, arriving at St. Petersburg In early March. Three Army Airfields Turned Over To WAA LITTLE ROCK, Ark.. Jan. 3. (UP) — Three Arkansas -airfields were among 13 government-owned in- Ncw York Basketeers Put Squeeze On Coach NEW YORK. Jan. 3. <UPi — Wyoming University today faced an unofficial but apparcntlv certain Imrlni; from future bookings for basketball games at Madison Square Garden unless it removes Everett Shclton as basketball coach. City College of New York voted yesterday at a meeting of thc faculty athletic committee to refrain from competition with an\ team associated with Shelton, who was accused of making antl-seml- tic remarks during a Wyomlng- CCN'Y game at Madison" Square Garden Dec. 28. Nat Holman, cCNy coach, testified before the eight- man committee concerning the words he heard Shelton use. 'Ned Irish, Garden basketball promoter, said that he and the Garden supported CCNY, and added that "the. Garden never has condoned such things as racial discrimination." blasting a scrawny, smelly goat wearing the jerseys used by Annapolis in its near-victory game against West point last fall, will meet an Army team from Fort Hell on Saturday In this Island's fourth Lily Bowl battle. Thc only American bowl series to be played on British soli Is being revived after a one-year lapse and the United States Naval operating base will seek to snlvc thc tender feelings of Navy men thc world over while attempting to gain permanent possession of a trophy of Bermuda cedar which they won in 1043 and 1944. Fort Bell, with a starting lineup built around team captain James Daller of Wheeling, W. Va,, 1 who claims to have picked up his basic football training at Notre Dame, has been drilling with the threat that it will scuttle thc N.O.B. eleven for thc first time since Army won the Lily opener in 1942, 19 to 0. We need a narfs man. 1'lcas- ant working conditions. Steady job with belter than average pay. A jol> any high-class man would be proud of. Would like (o have man with some experience. Unless you want a job dial lakes high class; man to handle, don't ap ply. Blythevillc Motor Co. Vc(s Prefer California SAN FRANCISCO (UP)—Migration of war veterans to California from every slate, except Vermont, and Including Alaska and Hawii.lt, was reported in a ten-day survey of 2,700 veterans by the Veterans Administration. Read Courier News Want Ads." WHY SUFFER From Cold Weather? When you van simply call 597 and have your groceries and meals delivered free by our nor fast SCOOTER IIKLIVKRP. We guarantee you must be Fialis- fied with our selection. Fresh Dressed Poultry dally . . . Mendowbruok Milk. ' 01 Highway North—Phone Ml CECIL LOWE Grocery & Moors U. S. Hockey Players Get Bad Start Abroad STOCKHOLM. Sweden Jan. 3. (U.P.) — Swedish sport's writers predicted today that American athlcllc prestige would suffer in the various European countries lo be visited by a U. S. "all-star- Assets Ad mini-, as surplus pr-jp- stnllatlons that have been turned j hockey team whicl over to the War ' " tratlon for disposa erty. The regional office of WAA today Identified them as Manila Auxiliary Airfield at Manila, Prairie Army Auxiliary Airfield nt Pruhie View, and Stuttgart Army Airfield at Stuttgart. The properties have not Liccn classified preparatory to olfcrin them for sale or lease.'regional 01 ? ficials said. Changing Times Note NEW LEXINGTON. O. (UI'j — Add trend 01 the times notes: The former Perry county OPA headquarters was remodeled Into a beauty shop. failed to i.vc in games in up to Its promise Sweden. The u. S. squad. puruorteilly made np of th c best amateur players in tile country, is composed largely of players from New England, and suffered 9 to 0 .inn 14 to -1 defeats In itstwo matches with high-ranking Swedish team.-,. The Americans won their third game, but were playing n second- rate Swedish outfit. VISIT MOON'S STUDIO 320 St>. Lake St. Have a Nice Picture Made.of Yourself, Before You Get Old and Full of Wrinkles My customers tell me PROMPT SERVICE and writ- thcir 0!s- Swedish athletic fans crs made no secret of appointment. Of I he !1 to 0 game, one reporter wrote: "Thc first period was a match, the second an exhibition and the third a children's playground." Y* ur War Off*" BRING THE FAMILY FRESH FRIED CRAPPIE AT THE THIS WEEKEND DIXIELAND What could be better than f-.-csii fried, lake-fresh CRAPPIE? Who knows, you won't care about anything else after tasting this thrilling dish. Conic on up tonight and enjoy yourself. 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