The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 26, 1952 · Page 7
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Publication:
Location:
Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Friday, September 26, 1952
Page:
Page 7
Start Free Trial
Cancel

FKIDAY, SEPT. 26, 1952 BLYTHEVILI.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE SEVXJf Paps Keep Perfect Record Intact with 31-0 Win 9*. A Wildcats face anoth ere. Olc Mils by 12 It's Stick rhe-Neck-Out Time Again There Must Be Easier Professions •• Every year when football season rolls around, we ask ourself the same question—you jerk, why don't you find an easier way to make a living, like steeple Jacking, politics or coaching? After last week's meager grid picking effort wo were almost tempted to Join Ihe society staff. The only reason we didn't is (hat there aren't nny openings. Missed six out of 24 last week | ball scandal has all of Kentucky's for a .150 average. But, on the athletics on the downgrade? It other hand, that Isn't too bad con- j looker! that way last week. And slderine it was the first week and Bear Bryant's Wildcats (ape anoth- (here were a few upsets. So, tools cr headache V that we are, here we go again: ARKANSAS VS. HOUSTON—The Porkers came through last week so that should mean, if they are running true to form, it's about time they flubbed one. And this would be a good spot, in game in which they have everything to lose and nothing to gain. But it's our guess they won't and that Otis Douglas is In for a better start this year. Arkansas by 13. OSCICOLA VS. WEST MEMPHIS —According (o all reports the Seminoles played a respectable ball game last week even -in losing to Paragoutd. They're more In their class this wec'i and this should be where Dukie Speck's "greenie" Purple and Gold gets off on the right foot. Osceola by six. .-iWILSON VS. HARRISBDRQ — ,tflf>ach Bill Yates' Bulldogs firmly established themselves as the team to beat In the District 3B race again this year by flailing the tar out of a Marked Tree team that was supposed .to be at peak. And after that performance-this one shouldn't be too tough a problem. Wilson by a pair of TD's. NORTH LITTLE ROCK VS. CAMDEN—Our pick as the game of the week In Arkansas. Both "'are unbeaten and Camden looked like the class of the state's Class AA by seeking out a 54-0 vldtory over some South Arkansas team the other day. But North Little Rock has two impressive wins to its credit, one of them a 25-0 decision over Blytheville, which about evens things up. Our vote Is for North Little Rock by seven. OLE MISS VS. KENTUCKY — Marked Tree No Match ] For High-Flying Juniors Undefeated, untied and imscored on in nine consecutive games. That's the record of Coach Harold Stockton and his Blytheville Junior High Papooses today as they celebrate their 31-0 rout of Marked Tree's junior Indians at Haley Field last night. „ The all-winning Paps had little |'pap« used all but two of the 30 trouble in keeping their perfect! •-'-•>«•,•* t'i"v had dressed out in the record intact. They were simply too i fray. Subtsitutions started flowing In other. Courier News contest games: I Alabama over I^Stl, Tennessee over Missis.siupi State, Texas over North Carolina, Rice over Texus Tech. RMU over Duke, UCtjA over TCU, Oklahoma A&M over Texas A&M, Maryland over Auburn, Georgia Tech over Florida, Georgia over Tulanc, Vanderbili over Virginia, So'.ith Carolina over Army, Yale over Navy, Notre Dnme over Penn, Princeton 6ver Columbia, Michigan State over Michigan, Ohio Stale over Indiana, California'over Missouri, Northwestern over Southern' Cal. much for the outclassed Indians who were game but without the necessary firing power to stall 1 (he Paps' potent splii-T machine. The Paps coupled a strong defense with their powerful running and passing attack to send the Indians scurrying for cover. They built up an early two-touchdown lend and then toyed with their weaker visitors defensively. While touchdown scoring was limited to the main stringera the quarter nnd Coach Stockton kept a steady flow coming and going in the final two laps. Halfback Freddie Akers scored two of Blytheville touchdowns quarterback Bobby Jones got two and Jodie Hall, vthu |im>t:u guarc AMEKICAN I-KAOUE W L Pet. GB .83 58 .616 .. .91 61 .599 2 1 / .79 72 .523 U .78 13 .16 15 15 76 63 88 York Cleveland Me a go Philadelphia Washington Boston St. Louis .50 102 .517 15 .503 17 .491 18 .417 30 .329 431' 2 NATIONAL LEAGUE W L Pet. GB Sporls In Spurts It looks like Jonesboro Is dead serious in Us football de-emphasis program. We noticed where the Hurrlcahe "de-emphasized" Poca- horifns by 33-7 last week . . . Jimmy Hamlin, of I he Jackson. Tenn., Sun. says that Jackson's 1952 Golden Bears, who oppose the Chicks here next week, compare very favorably with last year's team which ran over the Chicks 23-0, "Give or take a. touchdown," says Jim, "and you have the picture of the 1952 Bears. The only thing Is this year's team is more of the explosive type, capable of scoring from anywhere." ... If Coach Jimmy Fisher's plans come ;through, there'll be an abundance of Tennessee teams on the Chicks 1 ' '• basketball schedule next Fisher already has Kiddie Gridders Start Tomorrow Lange Plays Sudbury tn Opening Game of Grade School League 'The Blytheville Y's Grade School Football League teams get their Eeason iinderway loniorrow ntorn- ing with the opening game set for winter Could It be that last year's basket- CB'O . booked games with Humboldt, Milan, Memphis Tech and Memphis Catholic and he Is awaiting contracts from Jackson and Memphis Douglas 'Plenty Worried' About Houston Outcome FAYETTEVILLE CAP) — The University of Houston, a football newcomer" with'bigtlirte ambi(ions,"comes here tomorrow for its first, meet- Little Park. Lange and Sudbury are slated to clash In the league opener which has been set for 9:30 a.m. J. P. Garrott, Y secretary said this morning IViat all four ol Bly- thevlle's grade schools wlL have teams fn the league. Central and Yarbro are the other two schools that wilt field teams. Schedule for the league has not been drawn up as yet, Mr. Garrott said, but Is expected to be ready by the first of the week. Plans are for each team to play one game a week with two league Hits to be played each week. "We don't know yet on what days league games will be played," Mr. Garrott said, ''but we are gofng to try to play one league game early in the week and one the latter part of each week." Teams in the Grade School League are composed of boys in the fourth, fifth and sixth grades .All hoys will be outfitted with full football equipment with each team having different color uniforms. The Grade School League program was inaugurated in 1947 by the Chlckaaaw Athletic Club and was taken over four years ago by during the early minutes and halfback the last quarter, got the othe one. Jones also ran one extra point Started Early * It didn't take the Paps' long t get started. They scored the firs time they got their hands on (he ball on a 41-yard drive with Akers running the last 12 yards. Their second touchdown came early In the- second quarter on a beautifully thrown Jones to Akers pass that carried for 50 yards. The Paps got control of the ball at their 40 when Marked Tree's Young fumbled on a punt return. Jonefi, on an option play, swept end to the mid field stripe then he faded 10 yards and uncorked a beauty to Akers .who took the ball on the dead run at the 15 and rambled into the end zone, Jones got his first touchdown. Just beforo the half ended when he brought a Marked Tree punt back 67 yards to pay dirt. He took the kick on the Blytheville 33, cut to" the east sidelines and while a, per-" feet screen of blockers cut the path he waltzed the last 25 yards. Alter place kicks failed on the first two extra, point tries. Jones swept end Brooklyn New York . St. Louis Philadelphia Chicago Cincinnati Boston Pittsburgh ...95 58 ...91 60 ...81 64 ,..85 66 ...15 16 ...67 S4 ,...63 88 ...41 110 .003 4 .576 8 .563 10 .491 W .444 28 .417 32 .212 54 ing with the Arkansas Hazorbacka. And, Arkansas Coach Otis Doug-1 las say* he's "plenty worried" that his RaMrbackg will lose if they don't play better than they did in edging Oklahoma A. &; M., one of | - Houston's Missouri Valley Confer- «nce brethren, last week. Houston, which has an enrollment of 11,000 —' three time* ax large as Arkansas' — but Is in Only Its seventh year of football competition, will be taking-'on a second Southwest Conference eleven In as many weekends. The Cougars losl to Texas A, & M. by only a touchdown last Saturday. The game, expected to attract about 15,000 paying customers, wil bring together two highly regardec attacks led by brilliant quarterbacks. Arkansas hag been working this week on K defense It hopes will halt the passing of Cougar Quarterback Bob Clatterbuck, who completed 13 of 2U aerials for 209 yards 'against the Texas Aggies. The Razorbacks also will have to Tackles — Lackey. Carroll. Guards — Griffith, Chouke. Center— Chambers. Halfbacks — Dietrich, Baldridge. Quarterback — Clatterbuck. Fullback — Carr, for the various teams Bobby Baggett; Sud- the Y. Coaches are: Lange bury — Eddie Joe Whittle, Oliver Coppsdge and Robert Birmingham; Central—Bobby McFarland, Wayne Polsgrove and Jerry Nail; Yarbro— Ott Mullltifi. College Football Hits Full Stride Tomorrow By E. CORRIGAN NEW YORK (AP) — Autumn's annual madness, college football, swings Into full stride tonight and terr.crrosr from coast to coast with every major team In the country scheduled to get into action. for the 19th point. Charles Abbott, the Paps' hard- driving right halfback whose running and defensive play were two of the paps' biggest assets, set tip Blytheville's fourth touchdown when he bulled his way from the 'Blytheville 25 to the Marked Tree 20 on three nice runs. Fullback Eugene Stephens drove to the 17 from where Jones on an option play scored around end. Hall Scored Last One Hall, who started at guard played the last quarter in the backfield, set up and scored the final six pointer. He pulled down a Marked Tree pass at the Indians' 35 and returned it to the 18. Hall and fullback Kenny Isaacs drove for a first down on the nine from where Hft!I plowed over guard to the end zone. Marked Tree was never in the ball game. The Indians penetrated Blytheville territory only twice, the furlherest being to the Paps' 25 and that was with the aid of- a 15 yard penalty. They made only two lirst downs and one of those came on a five yard penalty. The hard-charging Pap line kepi the Indians* orthodox and winged T attack well bottled even when the reserves were in charge. Starting lineups— YESTERDAY'S RESULTS New York 3 Boston 2 Detroit 3 St. Louis 2 Only gaines scheduled. National League New York 3 Boston 2 Louis 4 Cincinnati 3 Only games scheduled. TODAY'S GAMES American League New York nt Philadelphia Lopat (10-5) vs Byrd <IS-H). ' V/ashington nt Boston Porterfield 112-14) or Shea (11-6) vs Freeman (0-0). St- Louis al Chicago Paige (12-9) vs Rogovin (13-9). (.Only games scheduled) FRIDAY'S SCHEDULE Chicago at St. Louis Hacker (15-8) vs staley (16-14). Pittsburgh at Cincinnati Dickson (14-21) vs Jordan (0-1) or Perkowski (12-9). Philadelphia at New York Meyer AS PAPS KXTEND STREAK — Bobby JonPG, Ulythcvllte Junior High quarterback, drives Into the end zone from 17 yards out for BlytheviUe's fourth touchdown. Jones was a Papoose standout. He passed for one score, reUinied a punt 67 yards lor another. (Courier Ncua ritolu) Yankees Can Clinch Pennant Tonight with Victory Over A's By ORf.O HOHKKTSON ,- AsMciated Press Sports Writer • This Is flag day for the New York Yankees. A victory over the Athletics at Philadelphia tonight will give Casey Stengel's men tlitlr fourth straight American League pennant — a feat in major league history accomplished only by Joe McCarthy'* 1G3G-39 Yanks and John McGraw's National League Giants of the roaring '20s. There Is nothing the runner-up* —Cleveland Indians can do about the. (13-13) vs Corwin (6-1). Boston at Brooklyn Wilson (12-13) vs Ersklne (14-8). Headed by Michigan Stale, the No. I team in the pre-season Associated Press poll, the big boys' will flex their muscles againat op- lonehls who, for the most part, will not play dead when they show up. contend with quick -striking ground offense in which Clatterbuck la aided ably by halfbacks Dohnte Dietrich and Harlan Bald- Ttrige and Fullback Paul parr. Have Passing, Too Arkansas had been labeled as a rushing team with only mediocre forward passing. However, the Porkers' do-everything field general. All- Southw&st Lamar McHan, connected on 10 of 22 throws for 130 yards last week and tops the throwers in hLs raz7.le-da7.zle league. The Raxorbacks unquestionably will bank heavily on the power thni.sis and end sweeps of Fullback Lewis Carpenter, 200-pound veteran who netted 70 yards in the Tonight's action also is heavy with some intersections I tussles that will have .a bearing on the final outcome In December. Southern California, which has preten- llons toward the Pacific Coast Conference title, entertains Northwestern of the Big 10 — almost like a Rose Bowl game. The result should giv r e some indication of how serious a challenge the two schools can throw up against Ihe favorites of the conferences — California on the coasl and Illinois in the Midwest. California and Illinois, incidentally, appear to have easy laks Pappy Waldorf's Golden Bears are prohibitive favorites to trounce Missouri and Illinois goes agains Iowa State, which proved that ! could score when it lashed South Dakota State last week. From an audience standpoin the big.one will bring together a pair of old Ivy League rivals — _... . Aggie lilt. " 1 Princeton and Columbia — in Ne\\ - Douglas made a number of per- York. The game will be the weckt> sonncl shifts this week with the) televised contest of the NCAA': hope of strengthening both his offense and his defense. To speed up the offensive line, -he advanced Jim Roth, 195 pounds, and Dick Kcysern 215, to starting tackle positions. At the same time. 245-pound Buster Graves, who has been a double-duty performer, was freed for defensive specialization. Also, Murray Elton, a top reserve last year, has been promoted to a starter at left halfback In place of the fleet-footed Jn^k Troxell. who probably will piny but who Is hamp ered by a thumb'Injury. Both teams are due to be at or near full strength physically. The kickoff will he at 2 p.m. CST. Prohahle Starters • ARKANSAS: Knds — Bogard, Perry. Tacklf.i — Roth. Key.ser. Guards — Marshall, Dumas. Center — Watkins. Halfbacks — Elton, Sntton. Quarterback — McHan. F-'llbick — Carpenter. HOUSTON: Ends — Clapp, HampeL program. It will be beamei hroughout the; country except pos sibly in the Philadelphia area which may show the Penn-Notri Dame fray. Texas and Kansas will be ou ;o prove their opening of last wee over Louisiana State and Texa Christian, respectively, were h flukes. The Longhorns meet Kort Carolina, always a tcughie, an Kansas tackics S»nta Clara. Texas Christian, the defendin champion in the Southwest Con ference and the favorite to win again will be tested against UCLA The Horned Frogs-don't figure lose Iwo in a row, but if they d Texas probably will take over th favorite's post. But then that loop is so unpr dictable that no team changes e ery week. Kansas' victory over TCU cam as a surprise and If the Jayhawk look good again, they mSghl ma: it & fight with Oklahoma for th Big Seven championship. THe Eoo s play the University of Colora- which should present no prob- i. The nation's sports writers and iortscasters voted the University Maryland the No.. 2 team before e season started but on the basis the Terrapins' last-ditch 13-10 in over Missouri, it's doubtful I: .ey'd be accorded the same spot another poll were taken now ticy will be out to regain their >st prestige against Auburn. Georgia Tech, another power ouse, and probably the best team i tha South, warms up against lor id a. Tennessee, which finished n top of the heap last year and Id like to debate the Engineers 1 laim to the No. 1 team, in Dixie- and, plays Mississippi State. Other major games; Tonight — Boston College vs. lichmond, Boston U. vs. Sryacuse, Detroit vs. Wichita, U. of Miami Fla.) vs. UMT, Southern Metho- ist vs. Duke, Temple vs, Albright. Tomorrow — Alabama vs. LSU, Arizona State (Tempe) vs. Colo- ado A fe M. Army vs. South Caro- ina, Bucknell vs. LaFayelte, Cin- Snnatl vs. Kansas State, Clemson •s. Vlllanova, Cornell vs. Colgate. ieorgia vs. Tulane, Holy Cross s. Dartmouth, Kentucky vs. Mississippi, Navy vs. Yale, North Carolina State vs. George Washington and Ohio State vs. Indiana. Blffheville Rouns avail Veach Hall Randle Turner Snyder .... Bratcher .. Jones Akers Abbott Stephens POJ. L.E L.T L.O . C R.G R.T. R.E Q B LH R.H F.B Marked Tree McFerrln Bennet William Bentlej C.Davis Bartholome\ Ratlif Youn Pearc Holcom Brow Substitutions: ' Ely th evil le—Swea Hodges, Sullivan,, Sparks, Huffman Dougherty, Isaacs, Holt, Tinnfn Shelton, White, Brown, Lowe an VniL Marked Tree—Swan, J. Davi Eason and Alley. Chicks Take .ead in SA Title Playotf By The Associated Press The Southern Association playoff nals return to Mobile tonight with temphls out in front three games > two. If Memphis wins tonight, the ayoff championship goes with it. I iiut the series goes Into another ame. . . ' \. Woody "Rich or Jim' SucliectrwiU irobably start hurling for the Chicks and Jay Ver Crquse or Wade Browning for Mobile. With the series tied at a pair of. games each last night . Merripms oupled magnificent relief-, hurling by Dixie Howell with a Ralph Rowe lome run to topple Mobile 6-3, Mobile plated a couple of quick runs in the first, saw Memphis Mish across one In their half, and :hen added another In the third for 2-1 lead. That'j the way it stood till the sixth when Ralph Rowe hit h!s second home run In as with a mate on base situation today. They nre idle until tomorrow, when they open a two- game final series In Detroit. Trail- Ing by 2"i games the Tribe con only hope for a complete collapse by the champions and two triumph* hy themselves over the Tige«i. Such an outcojne would throw the race It) a tie and force a one-game play-off In Cleveland Monday. Allie Reynolds, the strong-armed right hander, assured the Yankees of a tie yesterday as he jonlcd Hal Newhouser, another veteran moundsman, In producing the outstanding performances of the day. Reynolds' 3-2 conquest of the Boston Red Sox was not only an artistic but » financial success since it went a long way toward making each of the , Yankee players some five or six thousand dollars richer. Newhouser Notchei 20011' Newhouser, in the twilight of Ills H-year career with the Detroit Tigers, can look for no such flnan- 'clal gain, however, but his-3-2 triumph over the at. Louis Browns was the 200th of his major league career and placed him In a selec' group with 54 other pitchers. It was a great day for Reynolds who a year ago this week pitched ; no-hitter against the same Red So to clinch the Yanks' 1951 champion ship. The pitching of the quarter bloodert Creek Indian was not o that variety yesterday, but he drov In the winning run with a ninth Inning single to rack up his 20f win of the season. The only day game in tb" Nation " ' " ' York Giant a two-ru The Chicks went ahead In the seventh when speedy Don Nicholas walked, stole second and hurried home on an Infield hit. The Chicks added a couple In the eighth for good measure. --------- - - -many nights I al League saw the New Y to tie It up. clinch second place with The output per man-day of the American coal miner has risen 33 per cent since 1939. In Britain the bumper guards of an automobile are called the over- riders. ninth Inning rally that brought 3-2 victory over the Boston Brave The only night game, like tiios played in the sunlight, was decfdp in the ninth inning when the 8 Louis Cardinals defeated the Cln cinati Reds, 4-3. Billy Johnson double and Solly Hemus' single accounted for the winning tally as the Cards Fcored their 33rd one-run victory of the season. Bluff-Fort Smith Scrap Highlights State Prep Show By The Associated Tress The Pine Bluff Zebras open their defense of the Big Seven football hamplonship tonight, highlighting a big schedule of high school grid nines In Arkansas. Pine Bluff, which warmed up ith a 53-0 pasting of Fordyce IftRt •eek, takes on the Ft. Smith Grte- Ites In Ft. Smith. Pine Bluff Is avored to whip the Bears, who al- ea<iy have lost a conference game o El Dorado. Other Big Seven teams, the Inrg- ist high schools in tho state, play non-conference foes, Little Rock play In Baton Rouge, La.; El Dorado visits Hope; North Little Rock goes to Camden; Hot Springs takes on Nashville, and Texarkana Is nt Sprlnghlll, La. v Two big games are carded In the district. 1AA championship race. Payettevlllc and Sublaco, both unbeaten, clash at Fayetteville. and Elbgers, the pre-aeason favorltCj Is hast to Van Buren, Conway anil Russellville, favored to fight It out for the District SAA crown, met at Conway. Another Class AA power, Malvern, won its third straight gama' last night, easily defeating the hapless Rockets of Little Hock's Catholic High School. Tailback Bob Westerman paced the unbeaten Lcopa'rds to the win, scoring three touchdowns. Other games tonight Include: Sprlngdale nt Harrison; Forrest City at, Brinkley: Joiv .boro at Helena; Arkadelphla at Prescott; Newport at Walnut Ridge; Smackover nt Benton; Bearden at Fordyce; Ourdon at Magnolia; Slloam Springs' nt Benlonvllle; Searcy at Bald Knob; Paragould at Bates- vlllc; Beehe at stuttgwt; West Memphis nt Osceoln; Wynne at Parkin ="d DeQueen at Fairview. WALMNB sen CARPET .WHEREVER K.'_-ad Courier News Classified Ads Outsells all other Kentucky whiskies because it's- Troy and Sandy Fight on Video NEW YORK (IPt— A pair ol un- Deaten middleweight^ — Willie Troy of Washington and Randy Sandy of New York — meet in' the feature bout of 10 rounds tonight at St. Nicholas-Arena. With Madison Square Garden playing host to the rodeo, the International Boxing Club moved ils scene of operations to the smaller club where it will get the regular radio and television treatment. The main event U scheduled to start at 7:00 p.m. (cst). ABC radio and NBC TV will handle it. The 20-year-old Troy Is a solid left-hooker and has not been whipped In 15 bouts. Sav.dy, 21, came out of the Golden Gloves two years »go and. has won all eight of his professional lights. tw» by knockouU. Sunny Brook BRAND (UNDID WHISKEY KENTUCKY STfUklGHT BOUR'ON WHISKEY, 'BOTH «e PROOF • oio SUNNY BROOK BRAND KENTUCKY BIENDED WHISKEY" CONTAINS 65*. SRJU.N HIM13AL-SEJ1114 t IRi AkP SJJJULY. l-gJ>OJS_CJLM.P.AHY.>LOUISVII.U. .KJNJLUCKJ The more you arc on your feet, the mart you'll appreciate the special patented "Million-Afre* Intole. It extends under your entire foot, from ' he«l to toe, and absorbs tlie shock* of hard ' pavement walking , . . like walking on a deep, soft carpet wherever you go. Come In and try on 3 pair — know Jarman'* (ri en dlin«» of (it, ' . ,,, v Experience Mus X- Ray Filling. KELL Your Friendly Shoe Store

What members have found on this page

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 8,800+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free