PAGE TWELVE (An*.) cotmiEn KEWS TUESDAY, SEPT. 30, 195* Tennessee Writer Says- Jackson to Field Another Solid Team Explosive Backs Make '52 Bears Even Tougher By JIMMY IIAMI.IN Jnc-k>on Sim Sports Kdltor JACKSON, TENN. — No weaker, no Ktroujrcr; no greener and yet no more seasoned; no raster and no slower — tliflt'a about Uie story on Jackson's Golden Hears Tor l!>r>2. Give or take a touchdown, they're just about the same as (hp 1951 outfit, with one difference. Mosley May Not See Any Action Swift Halfback Has Badly Swolen Leg Michigan State is Firm. Choice * For Top in AP's Football Balloting Can tha Chicks opevale as well • gainst Jackson with a crippled offense aa they did against Mes- afok? That u'as the big question In the minds of the Cnicktisinv coaches today as they ran their s through Its second day of gruelling, scrimmage work in preparation for Btytlieville's Friday night tas.slc with the strong Jackson, Tcnn., GoJden Bears. The Chicks' offense, which was just beginning lo get back to near top strength has been set buck again with n leg injury to Tommy Mosley. the Tribe's fleet-footed left haUbnck Friday. Mosley spent the entire afternoon yesterday taking heat treat me tits for a badly swollen right leg. Hn injured the leg In a .scrimmage game Friday and has been out ol action every since. Maj Not Get In Game Just how much if nny duty Totn- I my will MR In the Jackson game was a question yesterday. Tt ts very doubtful If he wiil gel Into nny or the practice sewvlons this week because of the Injury. The Chicks began preparations for the Jackson invasion with n stiff workout yesterday and they had another one scheduled for today. They spent considerable time on blocking and tackling nud the return of klckoffs and punts. The Chicks also heard a first hand report on Jackson's game with Humes of Memphis last week which ended In a 21-12 deadlock. Humes RWS the first team to score on the Golden Bears this year, The report was given by Coach Russell Mosley and Coach Bill Stancll who personally scouted the game. While the Chicks were getting ready for jncksoii, the B team mid the Paps scrimmaged each other us they readied lor Ihelr games with Luxora und Caruthersville Thursday night. The B team fs slated to play I,uxora at Haley Held Thursday night and the Paps go to Carulh- •rsvfile to piny the Caruthersville Juniors the same night. Yr-t. the difference Is :KS much as iflvllvht and dark, for unlike the '51 crop, the present one is more of the explosive lynp. meaning that score from anywhere, while the old crew due theirs out n few yards at n time. Eisht of the 15 touchdowns that have been scored In Jackson's first three gomes came on runs ol 30 yards nnd better. One en me. on a 70-yard return punt Jaunt, and another on a fiO-vard pass play. Moslljr Vets The learn, with one exception, ts made up of tried and proven veterans. Only at center Is there sophomore. Jimmy Poteele, who hns played welt enough so far. Another sophomore. Halfback J. B. Chandler, is making hi.s presence known, and may be a starrer before the season Is over, J. 11. I.s n 172 pound long stepping swifty. and Poleete anchors the pivot post will) 185 pounds. Coach Tury Omnn has two athletes who arc most certainly worthy of All-State recognition — Robby Ross. 185 pound guard, mid Bobby Joe Mincey, 204 pound pile driving fullback. Mincey has been vtrtuntlv unstoppable against the three foes that j the Bears have skunked—13-0 over Trenton, 41-0 over Unrtlett and 45-0 over Catholic. lit* has scored five touchdowns, was on the throwing end of the GO-yard pass play touchdown, and cleared the way like a freight on the 70-yard punt return. Gnod Defense As usual, the Bears boast a Rood defensive team. The loam of a year aj>o gave up U points In 11 Barnes, and the present one has yet to Ijc hreatened. There i.s a weight (tif- crence of G4 pounds between the [Rhtest and heaviest linemen. Utll Dudley, who stayed out last year, s the lightest — an end — at 152. ..con Hall, quite naturally n tackle, lauls 216 pounds around. Hurney Tucker, a veteran at 187. io!ds doM-n the other tackle slot, and Jero Metilin, also a veteran and at 172, Is the other guard. Archie Crenahaw, the boy with he "two left feet" Is the t\\i back, and he lias done no wrong far. It was he who returned the 70 yarder against Catholic. Roy Lee West, at 175 and a hich .U-uner. takes care of the left half position, and Gordon Stpes, 178 run* from the other side. This could very well be Jackson'? best season since '39 when they won 'em all. then topped the season of. with a 7-6 win over Austin High o. Chicago. Cosch Oman has a fine ball club Jly \\\l.\. GRIMSIJCV | NEW YORK r/V( — Kcsourceful MichiKiiu St»i« was a solid choice FI.S the No. 1 college football teatns in the country today in The A&so- ciaied Piers' first weekly poll. Sports writers and broadcaster*, who in a prc-season sampling of opinion mimed the Spartans as the best bet to i^'ln the national chaui- ploiishlp, uppiiri'jilly were further convinced by State's 27-13 comeback, victory over Michigan last, Saturday. They g«uc the Spartans 52 of the 83 first place votes cast and an Impressive totu] of T52 points, near- ly twice that of the No. 2 team, Illinois, Maryland Got Seven Point totals are arrived at by awarding 10 /or a lirst place vote, nine for iecond, etc. No other team, go', more than seven No, J votes, this number going to Maryland's Sugar Bowl Champions, who gained third place on close-squeak triumphs over Missouri and Auburn, California was named fourth, without a. single first-place vote but with strong runner up support, and Texas, winner over Louisiana Stale and North Carolina, was fifth with TCU Promises to be in Top Shape for Arkansas Game Japanese A'td Children TOKYO (>P)—The Japanese government will send 5100,000 in relief goods to Ihe United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund this year. Kyodo News Agency said the goods will be distributed to children In Southeast Asia. . . Ity The Associated I're.ss Southwest Conference gild elevens looked toward week end games today with heavier workouts on tap ami few injuries. It looked like they ntjght all bo able to go at full speed barring practice injuries this week. Baylor, idle last week, was sure to go against Washington State'6 Cougars at full strength If training injuries vvurc avoided Monday. Bears drilled on plays they xpccL to use against the Cougars. Up at Fnyeltevflte. Coach Otis )o\iKlns Haiti he \vns "trying to et the buys to play a little foot>all" for Arkansas. He met with he Porkers in secret session Monlay after implying he would re- iign If they didn'l snap out of their ethargy. Following the meeting, Ihe cam worked oh timing and got acquainted with some TCU offensive plays for their game in Fort .Vorth* Saturday. Whiles;; Texas Christian, dcfend- ng champions ami* pre-Reason fav- >rltcs to repeat, reported no injuries after Iheir 14-0 loss to UCLA and may be at thtir best form ol the season for the conference open- against Arkansas, loser last week, 17-7, to University of Houston. Southern Methodist, priming lor Dixie Series To Shreveport MEMPHIS or,—The Dixie serte, shifted to Shreveport. L-H-. tortsn with the Sports and Ihe Memphl Chicks square at one game each- Memphis, smarting under il fumbling fi-3 Loss In the opener, j Canny "and flashed a show of power lo smother' Shreveport 14-3 here last night. The Chicks, clubbed three pitchers for 14 hits, wrapping up the game with four runs in the seventh and seven in the big eighth. Welch Brothers Win Tag Affair Joe sHft.Roy Welch took two on of UifeO'roni Red Roberts and Bil Canny in last night's feature of the weekly American Legion wrestling show. Joe lopped Roberta In 15 minute with right, crosses and body pins. Huberts came back and defeated Roy in 10 inimHe.s with body slam and pins and then Roy anil Jo pinned Canny and Roberts simul Inncously after 15 minutes of rougli fighting, After the Welches left the ring, Canny and Roberts jumped promot- er-rofcrre Mike Meroney. The Welch brothers returned to the ring, nnd cracked the heads of corgi a Tech after a 14-7 loss lo Quite, hart two quarterbacks s\de- ined but expected to have them cady for the Rambling Wreck. 'oach Rusty Russell said, however, t hurt not to have Qbs Duane Nutt net Benton Musslewhite able to . r ork out this week. Only injury oE note among the Rice Owl line-up was an aukle prain sustained by Halfback Carl 'ohnson. But Johnson's injury 'xpceted to be all right in n day * two and Coach Jess Neely hinks he may send a full-strength outfit up against Louisiana State Saturday night. Rice beat Texas Tech of the Border Conference, 14-7. last week. Coach Fxl Price's University Texas Longhorns, meanwhile, were ) expected lo be in top shape or the conference's glamor game the week — against Notre Dame, Saturday. Guard Marvin Leath anc Quarterback T, Jones had minoi n juries that, were not expected to keep them out of the big game with the Irish. Price had onl> )rnl.se for his team in Us 28 win over North Carolina. The Texas A&M eleven had Dlenty ot pep for Tuesday night's lard workout for the Kentuck; ;ame Saturday night. The Agyies fresh from a 14-7 win over the Oklahoma A&M outfit, hail onl one injured man. He was tackle Lurry Witiklev, who suffered sprained ankle against the Porke and who trainers said would b ready for Kentucky. nly five votes for top, Completing the top 10. in order, vere Georgia Tech, Southern Cali- ornfa, Wisconsin, Kansas and Duke. H is interesting that, in addition Michigan State on top of the pile, live other team* picked in ;he re-season poll pulled down places n the first weekly show of strength. These were Maryland, Georgia 1'ech, Illinois, Wisconsin and Cali- ornia. The top 10 in The Associated 'ress' first football poll points bas- id on 10 for Ural, nine for second, icl., wlih llrsl-place voles In paren- Points 152 435 333 371 365 342 263 207 163 130 1. Michigan Slat* 52 2. Illinois 4 3. Maryland 7 4. California 5. Texas 5 6. Georgia Tech 7. Southern California 5 8. Wisconsin 1 9. Kansas 10. Duke The second 10: ll.Tcnnessce 2 12. Villtmova 1 13. Princeton i 14. UCLA la. Ohio State 16. Virginia 2 17/Rice 18. Mississippi 19. Notre Dame 20. Oklahoma 35 j Others getting votes: Arizona State at Tenipe, Colorado, Tulsa 1, Pennsylvania, pcnn State, Stanford, TCU, Army, Miami. Fla., Holy Cross, Navy, Michigan, Pittsburgh, Florida, Georgia, Colgate, Baylor, Alabama, Nebraska., Washington. 100 91 as 74 63 47 37 KIG JUG CATCH — This 78-pound, 63-inch catfish was caught by DaiTell Lunsford (left) and Tom Halter Sunday while jug fishing in the Mississippi River near Bariield. The pair caught another whopper just one year ago. It was 12 pounds lighter, however. (Courier News Photo} Quiet Sammy Baugh Swaps Punches with 250-Pounder Sellout Predicted For Graham-Kid • HAVANA, Cuba C/Tf — A sellout was predicted today for the Kid Gavilaii-Billy Graham welterweight championship fight here Oct. *. Dr. Lorenzo Nodarse. government sports director, said, "We have more than 540,000 in cash 011 hand for tickets already, and it looks as if the 545,000 seats we are planning will not- be enough" The ring will be erected around the pitcher's box in the open air in the already lighted baseball stadium. CHICAGO iVPj—The Washington Redskins' 38-year-old player-coach, Sammy Baugh, was tossed out of the game last nlg_ht but not before he had completed 11 consecutive passes to inspire his team to a 23-7 National Football League victory over the Chicago Cardinals. The upset win, before 17,800 fans in Comiskey Park, opened league play for both teams and marked Wellington's first triumph after five exhibition defeats. Baugh. and Don Joyce, a 250- pouiui second-year tackle from Tu- Itvne, exchanged blows after a pile up in the fourth period. Both were ejected by referee Bill Downes. It was the first time in the pro career of the usually calm Baugh.— starting his 16th season with thi Redskins—that he had'been banished from a game. Baugh tried 11 passes and com pleted all of them in the first hall Two of them went for touchdown —tv,o yards to Harry Dowda anc 10 to Hugh Taylor. The string of passes gave Baugh a total of 1700 completions for hi pro career, plus 187 „- touchdown tosses. Terps' Ice Man Is Jack Scarbalh Rex Enright introduce* TV Formation; Irish After 400th Victory By WILL GRIMSLET NEW YORK Wl — Pigskin pot- Down Maryland way when they ay "The Ice Man Cometh" ev-i rybody knows the reference is nm ack Scarbalh. the Terrapins' cool .uarterbaek. , ."Ice man" Is th« Lew nickname for Scarbath after lulling out last minute victories ver Missouri and Auburn In sue- i essive weeks. . .the atmosphere s bound to be chilly at Madison, Vis., Saturday when Illinois and Visconsin tangle In the week's eadline game. . .these bitter Big Ten antagonists have been playing « years with neither establishing i cleancut superiority. . .the series" icore now is 12 wins for Illinois, 12 for Wisconsin and four ties. . he rivalry has been knotted li imes and not since 1932 has on» earn managed to win two straight. When Princeton plays Harvard Nov. 8 four former Tigers will ind their allegiance a bit con- used. . .Dick Kazmaier, Prince- on's great All-America tailback of last year, and Dick Pivirotta are n Harvard's Business School. . :wo of their teammates, Dave Hickok and John McGillicuddy are In the Harvard Medical and L,aw schools, respectively. . .when Syracuse goes into the spread formation it usually means simple-putting in Bob' Fleck at tackle. . J0 Fleck weighs 256 pounds and la- one-man spread formation. Somebody was Bound to com* up with It in this modern day of picture tubes. . .South Carolina/I coach Rex Enright introduced » new formation to eastern fins against Army last week-end. . .H was the 'TV" formation. . .th« gamecocks line up in a T and then shift to * V. . .North Carolina scout, Jim Gill, »ays Texas U per^ haps the fastest football team In the nation. . . speaking of Texas, you can depend on the Lone Star staters doing things a little big. ger than anybody else. . .Th« Longhorns have not one but thre« captains and they have not fcri« but two telephones from the pre&a box to the bench—one telephone for each platoon. Notre Dame goes after victory No. 400 against Texas Saturday. . little of this, the mcanlcs decided to cat] it quits for the night. Joe WeU'l] vvns defeated by Hob- ctt.s in tile first- preliminary and Ray took ills preliminary from Citiuiy. 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