The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 13, 1951 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 13, 1951
Page 12
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?AGE TWELVE BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18, Chicks Work Hard for South Side Tilt - B Team Wins in Shawnee Tourney *•• >l . INI 11 I • .1 _ , . * Tribe to Play Memphis Team Tomorrow Night Anticipating one ol' the "lou^hcsl games of the season" Coach Jimmy Fisher scut his Hlythcville Chicks through an extra hard practice session a.s he readied for the invasion of high flying South Side High of Memphis tomorrow night. Coach Fisher sent hts Tribe* through a long practice session yes-] terday alter noon and promised more of the same today as ho trird lo pull the Chicks out of the offensive slump they have been in nil .season. The Chicks worked two full hours yesterday with HIE accent on bet shooting and rebounding. These have been their \venkest points in the four games they have played thus far. Defeated Jonesboro Coach Fisher wasn't at alt optimistic about tomorrow night's tussle. South Side is rated as one of Memphis' strongest prep tennis and the Scrappers proved this by defeating Jonesboro 49-42 Tuesday on the Hurricane's home that right night court. Coach Fisher slated now only cue game is scheduled for tomorrow night but that he may book, a preliminary game depending on how the B team lairs in the Shaw nee tournament. The Bees are scheduled lo play Bhawnee hi the tourney's semi-finals tonight. If the Bees are knocked out of the tournament tonight, they T.ill 'play a preliminary game with some other team, possibly Dyess, Coach Fisher said. But if they RO to the finals, no preliminary game u'ill be booked. Charles Wins Fifth Decision From Maxim SAN FRANCISCO, t>ec. 13. (AP) —Former heavyweight champion Jh»ftrri Charles has finally convinced light heavyweight tlllcbolder Jo«y. Maxim, after fivi beatings, that It Is A hopeless cause to challenge him. .Charles, who confidently expects to punch the crown off Jersey Joe Wateott'a head In their return fight •*rl* nffirt y««r, dashed Maxim's hop«« for & mjccessful foray Into tfte. heavier division »t the Cow Pa law last night, The lean Cincinnati Negro out- punched Maxim to win an unanimous 11-rmmd decision handily. There w»re no knockdowns and not rnuoh Hitalned action. Neither WRC damaged or ,even in trouble. The crowd of 10,827 booed at time* In dull moments when Maxim engaged hi frequent clinches, Charles weighed I(X> r heaviest ot hta career; Maxim 178. Yonks to Retire DiMoggio's Suit / MBW YORK, DM. 13. (API—Tirst K »M uniform No. 3 to tot retired by ttw Naw York Yankees In honor of one of Ifcs most famous play- «rs. Then It was No, 4, und now — no. 8. Th« Yankees announced No. 6. worn by Jp« DIMaggio for 15 years M a Yankee, would be tnken out ot circulation and sent lo th» Hall of Faroe wilh Joe's uniform, glove »ncl bat with which he hit his last home run. Soon alter Babe Ruth left the Yankees In 19,15, Ills Number 3 n'ns retired. Four years Inter Lou Geh- rtg's No. 4 followed suit. Missco Defeats Burdette in Pair WEST RIDOB:, Drc. 13—Missis »ip|ii County High School won pair o! basketball sames from Burdette here Tuesday night. The girls, were victorious 26-13 and Ihe boys won by a 46-24 score. P. Raglaud led Ihc girls' In point making with 12 points anrt Billy Miller paced the boys with 17 points. Both games were [airly close tm- t.ll lulfiimc, when Missco began to pull away. Dick Kazmaier Honored Again Princeton Ace Voted Most Outstanding Performance of Year NEW YORK, Dec. 13. <AP. — A]|- Amcricn. back of the year, football pj.i.ver ot the year, mid mnv (he star who dazzled them all In one big g-'ime. We are referring, of course, to Princeton's Dick Kazmaier. whose sensational (eal.s on Die gridiron iiR will be remembered. For his magnificent clutch shtiiv- c against Cornell on Oct. 21 In the clash that hod licen rat<ri the me of the ctay, Kazmnicr v--.<* chosen a.s the player who turned in the most oiit-sUndmt; single performance of the recent football scn- son. In the Associated Press' poll of sportswritcrs and sporlscastcrs to determine who hart staged the srentest otic-day show, Kazmaicr's disttnoiilshcd day against Cornell F picked by 36 of Die 102 poll participants. Others in the poll slncled out flashing Dick for'Ills superb piny against Brown. Harvard, Dartmouth nnd Yale. Princeton and Cornell were both undefeated going into Palmer stad- iiim Hint day and It seemed (hat the winner would be n cinch to capture the Ivy League crown. Scored Twice Lefty Jnnics. the Cornell conch, snid he had set his whole defense scheme on stopping Kazmaier. So here Is what Dick did: He ran for two touchdowns and passed for three others; he carried 18 times for 124 yards and eompteled 15 of n passes lor another 236 yards. Final score: Princeton 53, Cornell 15. Rated second In the poll was Fred Benners' amazing aerial exhtbttlon for Southern Methodist against. Notre Dame on Oct. 13. Thirteen of the ballotcrs picked that performance as tops. AH Benners did was complete 21 passes if) 41 tries ror 326 yards and all Tour touchdowns to de/cat the Irish, 27-20. Third went, to Hugh McElhenny University of Washington's All- America fullback, for his spectacular show against UCLA. Hurryin' Hugh scored all of the Huskies' points In the 20-20 tie. tallying |hc tying touchdown by grabbing a pass »nd hustling 25 yards tor the six pointer in the finnl «5 seconds Then the, 200-pound star calmly converted for the equalizer McElhenny's exploits that day received eight nominations Arkansas Sportettes LITTLE ROCK, Dec. 13. irl Smith's Grizzlier are lasged a.s the team to beat in this winter's Big Six high school basketball race. . . . They mUsed out on the con- (rrcnce's regular season champion- ihip lust year but cairn: back at tourney time to cop the .state title ill Class A, which Included the big sixers. . . . Basketball is KcHmR a better home in the Bit- Six. Two ieanuc members, Little Rook nnd Hoi Springs, open new lieldhmiTO this week, and I'me Bluff Ij.i* one under construction . . . Pine lllutf Commercial sports editor Adrcn Cooper says Ihc Zebras' new case mentor, .Jerry Me Far-land, "May be young, but he's Jcarninx the eoadi- ins profession pretty fa-sl — won't admit a tiling." <;ii|ilil seems In lie working overtime in t)jc (Uylliet ill t . Ilijli Alhletif Department. Within the past Ihree weeks— v II Iram Ccj.irh Hi,I, XrunKili and .Miss .Marv l-lizabclh [taper fit Simirkover were ruarrjcd; engagement of head football Coach Ituss Mosley lo .Miss Donna Sue .lolmson of nlvthcvillc was announced, as uas the engagement of Junior bijli coach JfaroM .Sloiklon lo Miss Margaret Ann Hlckey of Newport. Basketball Coach Jimmy Fisher already Is married. The only oilier member of Hie slaif, line coach Hill Stand!, says he intends to remain a bachelor. Said one observer; "They shouldn't have dun-Bed Willis Hiidlm and .lacksoi:. Miss.. Anything to get into the Cotton States League — they ought to have paid them to Join." . . . To be sure, Jackson should strengthen the Class C circuit—If in no other way—in attendance. Arkansas State Coach Frosty England U infuriated al the AIC's ban on spring footbnlJ practice and curtailment of fall drills. With practice starting as late as Sept. 7. he jsnys. "i am not capable of gelling acquainted with new player. 1 ; and teaching them even 50 per cenl of the skills necessary to field a team lor our lirst game or Iwo " England Lt a little beluridled by all this de-emphasis talk. Says he: "If football does not offer the rich learning experiences and preparation lor Itfe understood so well by coaches, then it should not be allowed in the curricnlar or ox- IrnciirrJeulfir activities of niiy edu- cntlona! institution.' 1 Grazing Cost Up HELENA, Mont. (a'i — Ranchers will be paying 40 cents per animal this year for grazing on some •!,100.000 acres under lease In Montana. That's i 25 per cent jump over last year, it's based on the relation between average prices per pound for livestock on the ranch "TPtF'&T&'yv^yqs-ifi "" -* ' ' / t '*,& >•> \ &F»j,t, w* . *A. Survey Shows T, Platoons Have Increased Scoring NEW YORK, Dec. 13. CAP)—Two-platoon and T-format ion football have increased the scoring among college elevens almost two touchdowns a game and reduced shutouts almost 50 'percent, an Associated Press survey showed today. In 1936. the first of the Associated Press poll to determine the country's best teams, the average score of a game played by the better teams was 19 to 5. The top ten tennis of 105! romped over Die gridirons at a 28 to 9 pace, an increase of 13 points a game. The 1936 elevens participated In 91 games and In 51 of them one of the teams Jailed to score. The leaders of the past season played 95 —Courier News Photo OSCKOI.A'S S E M I N O I. E S— These 12 boys are re present! rig Osceola High School on the basketball courts this winter. Members of the squad are (front row, left to right)—Jimmy Little. Leo Duclos, Jimmy Burns, Hites Burch, Robert Rose and Jimmy Phillips; (back row}—Carl Rose. Bob Chiles. Donald Green, Harvey Hill, Warren Weinberg and Kenneth Cole. Jayvees Play Shawnee In Semi-Finals Tonight By CHARLEY FELTS (Courier News Correspondent) JOINER, Dec. 13.— Blythcville High School's B team won their first game in Shawnee High School's invitational tournament here last night, edging Dyess High's B team 32-31 in a thriller that saw just about everything happen. Tlie game was one ot the three* first round tournament tilts run off last night. In other games, Missco's girls defeated Reiser 39-38 and Missco's boys won over Keiser 5439. Pour seml-ftnal games will lie played tonight with Marion's girls playing Sacred Heart Academy of Memphis at 6 p.m., Dyess' girls meeting Missco at 1, Dyess 1 boys playing Missco at 8 and Blythe- vllle's boys tangling with Shawnee at 9. The Dyess-mytheville game was close all the way and things got a little rough In the late stages. Dyess brought only seven players to the tournament and four of these fouled out. The Eagles finished the game with only three players. Substitute Bob Hill led Dlythe- ville's scoring with eight points followed by Larry Lunsford and Charles Ray Hall with six each. Barnes was high for Dyess with 11 points, . Finals of the tournament will lie played tomorrow night. Blytheville Pos. Taylor (2) ... F.. .. ( Dyess Michael (1) .. p.. Lunsford (6) . O Hall (6) ..... Q Wh'himt (4) . G .. (2) Williams . . (4) R. Jones (6) Humphries (2) C. Jones . ..... . Substitutions: Blytheville — Hill (B), PrJvett (4), stanfield (1). Dyess— Ingle W, Paff (3). Paps to Play Humes Juniors In Memphis Blytheville Junior High School's Papooses go after their third victory of the season tonight when they invade Memphis for a game with Humes. Pap Coach Harold Stockton nr- ranged the game yesterday. It ivill be, the Paps' first meeting with a. Memphis team this year. In their first two outings of the season the Paps defeated Rector and Luxora. Flood Aid Favored DES MOINEfe. la. (JP) — Two meetings are being held in Southwestern Iowa in connection with the government's program to provide aid for farm areas damaged by excessive rains and floods last^ spring. Beiween $400,000 and $50Q,fl 000 has been alloted by the Federal government to 23 Southwestern and Western Iowa counties for this work. games and only 27 times was u team, unable to gain the end zone. | The records of the ten colleges' placing men on the 1925 All-America team were used in compiling. figures for that year. Ihc AP poll not making its debut until 193G. A quarter of a century ago the average score was 24 to 5. Touchdowns were scarce. In the 61 games nlay- ed by the leaders of that season, 51 teams failed to score. Probably the most 'outstanding figure developed in the survey was that which showed in the increase in the length of the schedule. The 1925 leaders played 81 games, including Washington's 10 to 13 loss to Alabama in the Rose Bowl. The 1951 teams already have played 36 games and have six bou-l appearances docketed lor New Years Day. However the 1925 WashhK;tons: played the longest schedule of any surveyed team, 12 games. i from 1938 lo 19-17 and the average grazing fees per animal in the same years. Africa Is Growing Healthier Yearly LEOPOLDVILLE. Belgian Conso. fff1 '—The centre or the "Dark Continent" has ce.-ued to be Ihe "white mans grave." The latest figures on European health in the Belfian Con»o show a rapid improvement from jear (o >ear. which brin.;s death nnd illne.^ figures down to almost European proportions. Death figures dropped between 1916 to 1950 ;n spite of a substantial im- rni?ra::on. Ol the dreaded 'killers" like malaria, yellow fever, leprosy, noir has numbered more than seven victims during the past year. Bad Movie Weather If in West Canada REGINA, Sa.-k. (APi-The weather is poor in Western Canada tor making motion pictures In the opinion ot two Danish movie men. -Sunny Alberta isn't sunny. Dry Saskatchewan isn't dry and beautiful British Columbia is fog^y." Palle Uojesen of Copenhagen, film producer for the Danish Film Board lamented. Mr. Bojescn. and Erik Olsen. cameraman, are making a one-hour color film called "Cajiada. Sea lo Sea". The pair had been in Canada seven weeks and had poor picture- n;r.kiiift weather since they arrived In lha West. Guaranteed CLOSEOUT SHOE SALE We're Quilling Business! Everything Must Go Immediately! CASUALS & LOAFERS Regular 6.95 Regular 4.95 Regular 2.95 & 3.95 4 33 2 33 DRESS SHOES Regular 9.95 Regular 8.95 5 33 4 33 Buy Now and Save Tremendously JOE'S SHOE Next Doer to Wade Furn. Co.

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