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PAGE TWKLVB BLYTITEVTLT.F (AKK.1 COURTER NEWS • — • '"""•" '•"^""•'" """a • THURSDAY, SEPT. 11, 19W " Chicks Open Seasonjomght at North Littleltock- Paps Play Keise7Here K_Ar»ol^\/ I icfc *5 Plrtuot-c T »^«^<« — ~ — Mosley Lists 3 Players As 'Doubtful Starters' Blylhcvillc's Cliickaffiws, lioljhlcd by a siege of log injuries lliiit cro|>pc(l up Jale this wcuk, open their J953 t'oot- liall season tonight iigainst ih<> reputed strong Noi'tli l,ill]o Koek Wildcats at North Little- Kook. New York . Cleveland .. Chicago of his defensive alignment, that] Washington" will not be revealed until game j Philadelphia Hilly Gillxnv h slated to start at I)(n ,. 0 °!" S " tlir other end wllh Quincy Hodge ' nl riftlit tackle. Kelly Jones al richl t'ljji/cj and Leon Privetl at center. M, i,. Crlner probably will get Hie Brooklyn suulim: call at the offensive left •••-•• • tackle spot with Bill Michael startim: al left- Rlllird. '/'he offensive bnckfirkl .starlr-is lislecl by Coach Mosley last are Mob illed) Childless al blocking back. Mosley al left half, Hnv- <lcr at rjehl half anrl licntiy at fullback. The game Is scheduled for B p m. i (onfive end and defensive left lac- In the North Little Rock stadinnv j We in order to get as much weight Atid Coach Russell Mosley, \\hoiancl experience up ironl auainsl :he has been moaning for the past (wo j Wildcats quick offense. As for tile weeks about the lack of depth and f u '-- ''"'"••••''•" ~ |; — .,.-, inexperience of his squad, had some new worries last nlsiht. Three «>f his scheduled starters are cmn- ulaininp with leu injuiies and lie lib'ted two as doubtful starters ui- nicht. The tribal chieftain said during last night's dress reliciiisnl workout that biK Montroe Holland, the tribe's senior end lelternian and Tommy Moslev. v.-ho is sl;iN'fi !or No. 1 left hnlfuark duties this ye:ir. may not Bet in tonight's startup lineup. Holland is nurslnc a .sprainetl ankle rereivcd dnrini: n MTiit)ma--;e se-sion lasl week which starird acting no nrain late this vi.-rk. M->'- lev's rif;ht le;' u'a.s stepped on dnr- ine a serimniaEe srssion Tnesd-lv nncl the bruise is not responding to treatment. However. Coach Mosley IIMfcl both boy.s In his probable starling lineup which he released follon-inc lasl nifiht's workout wllh Ihe reservation that their status will depend on how their sore lees feel al panic time. In (lie event Mosley Is not able to BO, Danny Kctemon. an untried sophomore who played some fine ball for Ihe raps last year, probably will gel the starting nod. If Holland, who fs one of the team's co- captains. Isnt 1 able to start. Bob Lee Hill will get the call. Snyilcr Limping, Too Halph Sn.vder. who Is belnR Broomed for the starthiB rlsht half-! back slot, also is nursim* a sore leg! Kmitluun Association cellar and but Mosley Indicated that his In- i floundering around. They came off ;Chicks Win First jPlayoff Contest ! Chattanooga Beaten > 6-2 by Memphians; i Crax Top Mobile ! lly The As.sut l;itcil I'rr.ss ! The Memphis Chicks IH-I^HI (he j long climb July C nmi t lime's uu I U-lliiiR where limy will stop. I Lnsl ntKhS Luke Appling's tram whipped pennant winning Cluittu- Mioogii, R-L3, in the first g»me of the ! scmi-finnl plnyotf .scries. On July 6 Memphis was iti thfr Memphis Mobile Atlanta Chattanooga Juniors to Open Season Against Yellowjackets 1 Blytlieville's Papooses raise the curtain on their 1953' football season tonight playing Kciser's junior Yellowiark * ets at Haley Field. Kickoff time is 8 p.m. t Coach Harold Stockton's Paps, real test in their season opener .,' ' the Keiser juniors, last Jury Is not serious enough to sideline him. The Chicks nre exiwrthi^ a roii(;h time Irom the Wildrals regardless of who starts. North Little Rock Is picked ns one of (he lop throe teams of the Blir Seven CoufpreJicp this year and boasts n fine split.-T offense that is operated by Binnll but very fnst backs. four But the Chicks arc not planning on rolling over and playing dend for the Wildca.st. They plan to "shoot, the works" at the Northsld- »rs and will USD plays that they ordinarily would not use until mid- season. Last night, Mosley ran his tribe HIP floor July 9 and ihrir climb has been steady and sprcUftrnlar. They rooted their v/uy into Hie first division. They won n phiyod ,s|iot by whipping New OrLesm.s in rf sudden death pluyolt t!'»mo. Crackers U'ln •' While (ho Chicks woio defrntiiiK (hi? Lookouts last night Atlanta was Kilting the count even with Mobile. Atlnntn's 8-6 vlefory macie the best of seven scries even <U a. victory apiece. For five Innings Al Siina, n 24-9 man during the regular season, had Memphis slopped. He guve onlv oiie .single. But in the last four rounds Memphis wont to work. Frank flis- through every play In ht.s system can pitched a steady eight-hitter. Indicating that he expected to spare A crowd of only 1,6-14 In Atlanta nothing in order lo make a good nvmncfl- In disapproval when Crack- snowing. <-,- Manager Dixie. Walker named Mosley .. .uild he planned to do I Bill Curric as reliefer for Jack Brit- quite a bit of shifting of plavers on j tin. But Cilrrle came through in offense and defense. It Holland ts j the seventh and held Mobile ouict nble to go he will be used at of- for Atlanta lo win. YKSTEKMAV'S HIISIJI.TS America/I Cleveland 5 Philadelphia 3 (night) Detroit 6 Boston 2 Chlcano 6 Washington 3 New York G St. Louis 1 might) National l.caguu New York' 3 Pittsburgh 2 (13 In niiiKs) Philadelphia 6 St. Louis 3 (nit-hli Brooklyn is Chicago 12 <2, twi night) Cincinnati 6 Boston 5 (10 innings, night j Southern League Memphis 6. Chattanooga Atlanta 8, Mobile fi TOHAVS (JA.MKS Aincrlciin League. Boston nt Detroit McDennolt 18* tl) vs. Trucks )5-llit. Philadelphia at Cleveland Byrd (M-IUI \s Garcia (Q',i&Ml&(. Washinirton at Chicago Masterson (9-7) vs Dob.son (12-9). (Only games sci]et\iilcdj Nallinial League Utabui'Kh at New York Pollet (C-15) vs Lanier (1-12J or Maglic (15-61. Chicago at Brooklyn Rush (14 12) vs Locs (1371. St. Louis Rt Philadelphia Bpyer (COi or Haddix (11) vs Roberts 1237). (Only Katnes scheduled) Southern League Memphis nt Chattanooga (Only game scheduled.) 'Boo Bait' Luke Easter Paces Indians in Last Ditch Stand day. By RALPH ROIIKN Al' Sports Writer Luke Easier, former target tor Cleveland's "boo birds," is to)) mnn on the hi; parade of Indian fans to- Big Hike's blazius bat Is spearheading the Indians' bid for the American League pennant a drive that fmds them only one. game behind Ihe New York Yankees. Both combatants have H games lo play including a face-to-face meeting In Cleveland on Sunday. Easter drove home two runs lasl night on a single and his 2!llh homer lo lead the Indians to a 5-3 victory over the Philadelphia Athletics. Bui the Yanks protected their slim load as Allle Reynolds pitched Hie Bombers to a fi'l victory over the St. Louis Browns. Meanwhile, the Brooklyn Dodgers moved 4i 3 game.s nht-ail of the Ne'.v York Giants in the National League race. The Dofcers swept R twi-nislit twin bill 'from Chl- IMRO, I-! nnd fi-2. after (he Giaius hr-.tt won a 13-inmns; battle from .. 3-2. on Don Mueller's ho i-.ii 65. 20 games in 1!)5I. is the first pirntoi Phils defeated St. Louis (i-3 pitcher in modern history <o be ] Cincinnati nosed out Boston lagged with a score of defeats, i in 10 innings in the National; The Giants engaged three pitch-; League, and Chicago turned back ! ers to stem the Pirates with lloyt j Washington, 6-3. and Detroit upset Wllhclm gaining credit for his 13th ; Boston, fi-2 iu the American sent. Rnmc Mnrry Diekson down to victory. his 20th defeat. Dickson. who won, I,, other games, the PhlladetphU Graduation-Wrecked Ags Picked for Cellar By 11AKO1.I) V. KATL1FF COLLEGE STATION, Te.x. <AP> - It's all in how you look at U This business 01 picking Texas A&M for the cellar in the 1M2 Southwest Conference football race. Almost without exception the coaches and sports writers have chosen the Cadels for DIE bottom rung. Coach Ray George picks his Aggies lo finish third. George sees Texas Christian. Texas, Arkansas, nice and Southern Mclbodisl. to tie for first. He sees Baylor in second place and his Ag- gies third. That's his way of selecting the Cadets for the bottom. Those who have picked the Agaies for the cellar have done so on the basis of facts and figures. It's a fact that George lost his dream backfield and a total of 16 Icttermen and these forecasters figure you can't replace Glenn Lippman, Billy Tidwell, Bob Smith, Ya'le Lary and Dick Gartlcmal. Husjh Meyer, et al, and come up with'a better team. Bui when you consider that George has n Icttermen returning plus some promising sophomores who may develop there's a chance the Ags might do somebody some real dirt this season, Slay Surprise Some , George Is in a pleasant situation I His team will be ripe lo nip some 1 promising team in the burl which ! may have eyes on the title. Even I he Is more optimistic than the sports writers. i "We're going into even- came to i Kin. and don't think those hoys I aren't ratable of winning any or I all of them," he says. •-[ don't e.v- I pect us to come out on lop every lime, bill regardless of onr los.s <if experienced players. v,r \vill be nm> lo play anyone a good ball game. Jack Little; a quintet of fine ends in Dai-row Hooper. Eric Miller. Charles Saxe. Jerry Grossman and Walter Hill. All arc Icttermen. Other front wall sturdies will be Bobbv D'xon and Alvin Lnngford, lacklc.i. and guards Marshall nush, Dick FYey and T. K. Niland. Connie Ala- gouirk. John Salycr. Howard 7,uch, Bill Ballarcl and Pele Mayeau all are letterman backs, Ootitl Soph Crops Top candidates up from last year's frosh squad are end Bennie Sinclair; Guards Marvin Tate and Sid Tlicriot: Center Leo Marnuelte, and Backs Edgar Hennig, Juan Cor- 10 LEAD PAPS - Charles Abbott (lett) inui Bobby Jones 'right! get some last minute instructions from Coach Harold Stockton before the Paps lake the field against Keiser in tonight's opening game at Haley Field Jones and Abbott will captain the Paps this year. (Courier Nevis I'lioto) undefeated, untied and uuscorctl on last year, are'expecting to get a Caruthersville Set for Opener Tigers Start Season With Portageville Tomorrow Night CAIiUTHEnSVILLE, Mo. — Caruthersville's Tigers open their 1952 football season tomorrow night against Portageville here. M: TIle Tigers, with seven lettermen >.l! back from last year's squad, will be witnessing their second year under Coach Red Cross who has installed a single wing offensive lineup. Cross has been working his charges m daily workouts for the past three weeks conditioning them for tomorrow night's opener. Caruthersville, hit hard by graduation last year, will field an inexperienced line but has n well-balanced baekfleld with five of the returning lettermen strengthening this deparlmenl. Tomorrow night's game is scheduled for 8 p.m. Major League Leaders NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING - Musinl, St. Louis, .331; Kluszewski. Cincinnati 310- Daiimliolt!!, Chicago, .318; Schoeii dienst. St. Louis, .309. RUNS— Robinson, Brooklyn and Hcmus. St. Louis. 90; Lockman New York and Musial. St. Louis 02; Brooklyn, 90. HITS— Schoendienst, St. Louis 2; Musial. St. Louis m' Adams, Cincinnati, 169; Lockman New York. 161. HOME RUNS- Sauer, Chicago Bratton Defeats Ralph Zannclli DETROIT IfPi— AS was expected. Johnny Bratlon. a leading welterweight contender from Chicago didn't iinve much difficulty winning a 10-round decision over old man Ralph Znnnelli at Olymiiia Stadium Wednesday night. Encli weighed 150. The decision was unanimous. Referee Tom Bi-iscoe and judge Her- 30; Kiner Pitisburgh, 33; Flodges, ifacio, Don kuchtik nnd Warren Anderson. Don Ellis, a Junior who is a transfer from Louisiana stnte. is one 'of the prize untried backs. Keynote of the campaign as lar as George is concerned Is (he success oC inexperienced players. "We hnve an untried team. Tile positions nre wide-open. We will rto 11 lot of experimenting and only [ Wooun time will tell how this works out. I Boston We're picked for the cellar position RUNS— Berra. New York In the conference and that's all • •• right iwth me. That leaves much room for improvement." The Aggies plan to take the teams one at a time this year. '-Wo nrcn't, goins to thin!: about Texas Christian or Texas, or anyone I else until the time comes to play them." Georiic says. "Right now «c are pretty worried about University Brooklyn. 30; Boston 23 PITCHING - Corwin and Co,, nelly. New Yort:, 5-0. 1.000- Roe Brooklyn. 11-2. .846; Johnson. Boston, 5-1. .833; Yuhas, St Louis 9-2 .818. AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING _ Fnin. Philadelphia -331: Mitchell. Cleveland. .325- nsj. New York, .321; Kell' .311. JNS- Avila and Doby. Cleveland! 92, Minoso. Chicago and Rosen. Cleveland, ilo. HITS—Pox, Chicago. 172- Fain Philadelphia, 162: Avila. Cleveland IfiO; Robinson. Chicago, 159. HOME HUNS—Doby.' Cleveland, 30; Easter, Cleveland and Berrnl New York, '29; Zerninl, Philadcl year, were' one of the state's leading junior' high teams. I Coach Barney Kyzni's Juniors tia-L. ished the season last year unde / rented and: untied and they gave un only two points all year. The Paps will have a tough roW to hoe in protecting their perfect record. Practically wrecked by graduation, the juniors will field an In- periellced and untried line but 3 well-balanced backfield that Is built around three returning letlermcn Heading the Pans' ortensii-e attack tonight will be nobby Jones and Freddie Akcrs who quarter- hacked last years' team and Charles Alibntt. a hard-driving halfback who lettered last year. Jones at Quarler Jones will ne at quarterback tonight but Akers win do his operating at left halfback- with Abbott storting at right half. Eugene Stephens, a first year man, will be at fullback. The Paps will be hampered by injuries tonight. Eight boys, some of them first stringers, are nursinp inluries that will slow them down', Coach Stockton sa F d Hint Abbott; who will do a lot of Irall carryine 1 tonight, will be hobbled by a sore I IeR and Akers is nursing a sore baft Kenny Isaacs, another lad ••" will be depended on a lot this ,„. at fullback, prolnblv won't sec ac-! lion at all tonight-because of if scrimmage injury, and Frcddit' Rounsavall. who will start al left' end ioniRht. suffered an ankle Injury in last night's dress rchearsa'' practice. The Paps asain this year will rilr the tricky split-T formation with 1 Jones and Akers alternating jit quarterback. Coach Stockton listed his probable starting lineup as: Ends — Freddie Rounsavall ant Jimiuv Bratcher: tackles _ Gcralcl Snj-der and Freddie Veacli: guard-'! — J. T. Turner and Jodie Charles A'o-j| Eugene Ste-.l Akers; ritrht half . •' butt and fullback - phia, and . . ...— _ „.,„„ .,„,, ,,.,i,ji_. u,^ ^ 0 uc.ii mem. jusr. uecause A&A He has some Rood ,,n-n retnrni,^. betonqs to ttie Southwest Confer, among them All-Conference Tackle Icncc." - ., t - , -. Rosen. Cleveland of Houston. They're going to bei^rouo. Detroit, 25. plenty tou«h and everyone experts; PITCHING — Consuegra, Wash beat them. Just, because A&M j ington. ti-0, l.OUO: Shantz, ' Phila- irielphia. , ' York, 15-5, ,750; .759; Raschi. Nevy Gorman, New York, -lut: I 1,11. K;:-;lcr. who failed to hit his Cards' Win Streak Again Broken; This Time by Phils American As.-uc-iaUon. N""- Hillnis .310 The iri-iiumui first l,., s <>man de- palled uniiiouuiixl with a .1!08 uv- eiaKC Since tii-s recall he has been banging awcu at H .,140 clip ami has driven in 55 runs in 52 sanies. The Indians were playing .568 ball niirt trinird ihc Yanks bv 31, games whc-n Eixior left Since his letinn iliov h;ive won 36 nnd lost 23. a .610 pace. Easier, who has hit .safely in 13 sdfiicht gan:rs. sinalod home Uic ImliruiF- fiiM run in the opr-niim innmsr. Bob r.eiuim blanked the Athletics on Mirer hits until the n:n;b. whe'n hr xnriHunK ,, n, n ^ H.v Tlir AsMii-iiitt-cl I'rcSs 'Hie ulrt vvintiiim streak fever ot , Ihe -St. l.,m:^ Cnuiinals has snrippod :ii:aiit- -this riiu e n t s j x gamc.s. i Tlii- Rcdbirds. who luivc n habit of uoiiiK in ..puns uf-cnnd nnrl liaci isnini;. t.-ll vi,ii m t 0 tlio Plntadi'l- .si Philv ii-t,i-;t. at Philadclpliia l iii^lu . The Phils -wt ,,n n five-run elchtli ; mniiii; to <:,, I],,. ,,,|, TWO cimiiiii's a tiijilo ami two .singles hich-lit'lited ;!li<- atliiik. in ; ,,ir clnetly nRiiinst :\iiu-i::u' lii-rui Mi/ell wilo npin^vri'it iliji M thai |i,,nit. to be brec7lni; .ilona 10 ir.r, f!c\^nth Iriinnph. 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But de- sptle 10 Yankee blows, the Okla- hijin.ui was riding a slim 2-lo-l edge S.MIIK into the eiKhtii. But then Yankee bals began to speak again and five, more hits brought hi'inc four runs In the last two innings. Jack Dempsey Predicts Kayo In Title Fight ATLANTIC CITY. N. J. ..p.-jacj; Dempsey watched world heavyweight champion Jersey ,Ioe \Val- fiitt work out for his title bout with l?0iky Maiciano Sept. 23. Ihen predicted a knockout finish lo the Municipal stadium battle In Pbi'adel- phia--but he didn't say who he ihouclit would score the kayo. of the way, Ersklne coasted to his 12ih victory in the second game. Mueller's homer for the Giants WANTED CAR SALESMAN Kxperimml man pi'ofori' ( >(l. \Ve have an altrac- live iiropdsition for the right man — but please apply in norsnn. All replies will be kept confidential, of course. HORNF.RAVII.SChN MOTOR CO., SIT Kasl Main, Ulytbcville. 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