The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 3, 1952 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, October 3, 1952
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PAGE BIX BLJTJIBVILIJ! (ARK.)" COURIWl WEWfl FHTDAT, OCT. 8, 19St Crippled Blytheville Meets Jackson Tonight Regulars Hobbling; But Sophs Available Blythcvillc's Chickiisaws, crippled by practice injuries, hike on another lougli Ti'imesscH! foe tonight when they clash with the strong Golden Bears of Jackson at Haley Field. The game, which will he one of the highliglifs of the 13th annual National Cotton Picking Contest program, is scheduled for 8 p.m. + Tlic Cliicks go into tonight's con- if,-,t \sith an offense that, (s crip- Douglas Never Winner in Texas His Clubs Have Yet To Take Victory There FAYETTEVILLE OPi--In one wny \ Conch Otis Dotifjln? hopes hJstofy repeats ilself when his Arkansns Razor backs open the Southwest Conference football rntie against defending champion Texas CJnis- tian in Ft. Worth tomorrow night. In more ways than one, however, he hopes it doesn't. Records show that the Horned Frogs have never hcnten Arkansas the year a f(er I hey have ivon conference championship as they did last fall. Douglas wnnls tlmt part of the series' history continued. But these other historical fnct.s do litllo to buoy the Ilazoi buck mentor's hopes; A Douglas-coached tenm hns never won a Tootljiill game in Texas; Except for (he Oklahoma A. Ar M. game this year, his Porkers have not been able to win a niyht tilt; find, TCU has whipped Arkansas both limes Ihc tennis have nicl since Douglas took over the Rnzorbncks. Indications have been that both the Frogs end the Rn/.orbncks have been pointing for this one. Neither hns been Inspired—or Impressive—yet this season, perhaps because Ihey were looking ahead to Saturday night. TCU not only has lost two noil league contests, but the Progs' highly publicized spread formation has yet to produce n score. Knn «as and UCLA blanked Conch Dutch -Meyer's men on successive Saturdays. /Arkansas has one win and one defeat on its record, an upset. b> Houston following' the season-opening conquest ot Oklahoma A. & Tonight's Proboble Lineups and stowed Iwrausc. of hijwfos. One main offensive cot,' is listed us a doubtful starter find another oe "laying with a log injury. Tommy Moslry, the Tribe's speedy little halfback find punt return .siK-ciiilisl, Is (lie doubtTuI startor Tommy injured his leg in K prat- Lice session last Friday afternoon uud missed practice nil this He probably will drens out tonight but Ls due to sne little. If nny service. And Donald Gentry, the Chicks other Marling halfback, lias beei hobbling Jill week on a sore ICR. He is scheduled to .start but he wll be hampered t>y the Injury. Others OK ' The r< i ,st. ol (he squad appears It] pretty fair shape aside from a lew skins and bruises. But the Chicks are not. too glum over the possible loss of one starter. They remember their last game, when, with three nicmbcrc of their Marling back field on the bench, they came roaring back iti the second half to upset favored Messlck 31-20 with n couple of "grccnle" lophomore.s, Danny RdKinon and Kenneth Fisher, handling the ball carrying duties. And sHme two sophomores will be ready to go tonight, In the event they are needed. If 'Mostoy- is unable to go Couch Russell Mew- ley more than likely will call on either ftdgrnon or speedy Ralph Sni'dcr. n junior letlcrman, to take over the left half post, and Fisher due to get in some time nl fullback. Jackson Is Toiigli But (he Chicks have been lold they face a stronger opponent In Jackson. The warning came Iron Coaches Mosley and Bill Stanoi! who watched .the Bears battle mighty Humes of Memphis' to 12-12 standstill last week. And bearing out the coaches' warning is n report from Jackson that says the 1952 Dears compare MyUievllle Moirtroc Holland M. L. Clllicr Kelly Jones Leon I'rivclt liilly Michael Quhicy Hoiige Billy Gilbow Bob HaJph Snyder Donald Cjcntry Benny Hays IV I. 1UO 176 150 180 IUO 101) ISO 176 120 Hft 155 L,K i/r i.o c RO TIT RE (}!i ii n HB F'B 185 185 18o 172 211) 178 ISO 118 175 201 Bill Dudley Briiuey 'I'laker Bobby Rass Jimmy FoU'Ot Jcre Medlin Ixxm Hall Paul Richardson Archie Crensmiw Gordon Sipcs Roy l.ce West Bobby Lee Mincey Paps Run Perfect Game String to 10 with Victory Chick Bees Drop 14-7 Contest to Luxora Club The Chicks Bee.s and the Luxorn Panthers pHrcl 21 points into the first 14 minutes of play at Haley Mold last night and then .spent the IT. of the evening play in t; a riif;- I briind of .slam-bang football. And whet) the dust had cleared Lux- •>ra emerged victorious by o H-1 count. The two teams got the scoring over with in a. hnrry. Each scored a touchdown in the first quarter and the Panthers added the game clincher after two minutes of play in the second stanza. Then they settled down to old fashioned hard-block, hartt-tuckle football the rest uf the way. It took the Panthers only four downs to rack up their seven points. They took the opening klekoff nl tholr 2i> and on third down Bobby Tate, u hull-do/int- halfback set said on n beautiful 50-yard sprint to the ttlythevillc 15 from where Hilly Ray Tucker, a lefthander, lobbed a pass to Tate at the 10 a n d he went on to .score. Right hnl/lwtck liay Tate plunged for the extra point, ISrcs Score But Blvthuvllk- didn't .slay behind long. On the .second down fol- Pnuky Whisenhunt Halstcad favorably * the 1951 team which M. Bui, even in victory, the touted Arkansas backfield has been a complete disappointment. The Razorbacks' rushing yardage for two games totaled only 184. shellacked the Chicks 23-0 for thctr only loss last season. The Bears employ a T formation that is sparked by four backs that _ arc both big and fnst. Quarterback j Archie Crctishaw Is the smallest, man in the brickfield at ICQ pounds and scouting reports say tiiiU he makes up for his size In ball handling ability. The Bears boast a fine fullback Agninst tougher opposition, TCU ! !n Bobby Joe Mincey who weighs netted only 85. Both the Porkers and the Frogs have done \vell in the air. Arkansas ranks as the Southwest's top passing team, with 311 yards. TCU Is second with 290. And the explosive potentialities on the ground - are there on both sides of the line jit scrimmage, witb zUi nil-conference back, sparking «ach attack. Herding the Frog spread movements as runner, passer, punter and field general will be Rny Me- Kown. He'll be aided by Gilbert Bartosh—the slippery hipped lad who beat the porkers last year, Malvin Fowler and the speedy sophomore, Ron Clinscalc. Though he suffered a shoulder Injury last week, triple-tlircater Lamar McHan Is expected to be ready to roll for the Porkers. His chief helper and (he Uazorbacks' leading ground gainer and scorer this season. Lewis Carpenter ready. Douglas is hopeful that his lop halfbacks, Buddy SuUon and Jack Troxell, wilt regain their hard- hitting lonn of 1951. TCU will hold an edge in experience. AH its starters are let- ermen. Arkansas, starling 10 let- at 204. Gordon And their lint [bucks, 118 and Uoy Lee West. 175, are belli fast and agile. The Hears have plenty of weight in their forward wall. too. Tackle Leon Hall is their big boy. His plny- ing the only Is listed at 216. He's lineman listed over 200 JowhiR- (lie Jdckoff Prank Fowler the Bees' fleet-footed halfback broke down the west sidelines, got a good block from end Joe Whlsen- - _ hunt that shook him loose tit mid- | Langley field and scrnmpered 1I> yards to I Bynum Dick Richardson CourliT News CturesjHM CAHUTKEKSVILLi: — lUyihe- ville's Junior High School Papooses were just too much for a smaller Caruthersvillc junior team here last night and the Paps came off with a 28-0 victory, The win meant that Coach liar- old Stockton's team has now played ten names without Riving up a point to the opposition. clipping penally, BlytheviHe scored a safety in the lira I period when Taylor of Ca- ruthcrsville was lammed into the end zone. On the ensuing kickoff, Abbott gathered the ball and went all the way down the sideline to score, Jones rammed over for the point. Late in the first half, Jones and Abbott alternated in moving the ball to the Tiger 25 and then Ab- During the ten-game htrtak, the } hot t whisked around end for the Paps have scored 237 points. j scorc , Again Jones ran a{ . ross for Bobby Jones. Charles Abbott and i the point. ,)iiy dirt. Fullback Joe Bynuni drove off tackle for the tying point. 'Hiat was all the -scoring for awhile but after two minutes had elapsed in the second tjuarter the Panthers] ijjfd the same passing combination 1 of Tucker to Tate to set up their .second touchdown. Thl.s one w u. s good for 20 yards with Tate hauled vi) on the BlythcviJIe 23. Six- plays later fullback Davit! Towles Ij ii eked center for the 14th point. That was the ball game as tar as the 5core was concerned. The rest of the night was spent between the two 15 yard lines. The last two quarters were filled with gootl defensive plnys on the part of both teams. Both teams threatened In (he last half. Blytheville twice drove Inside the Panthers' 20 but both times saw their punch fizzle and the Panthers sot to the Blytheville 20 once but lost the ball on downs. Fred Akers, Pap backs, supplied the offensive show, Both Jones and Abbott turned :n long runs for Pap scores. Akers re turned a punt all the '.vay, but hi.i elicits were nullified by a Dame-Texas Tops SWC Slate Steers Favored to Take Fighting Irish The lineups: Hlj (Seville West Shclton Brown Gee Birmingham I'll 3, I,E VI' LG C KG RT RE QB HB HB FB Smith Bennett HolUnger Cunniiij;han: Barch White Stovall Gentry B. Taie H. Tate Tnwle.s Billy Martin Has DiMags Old Locker pounds but the rest of the forwards hover near the 200 mark except ] Bill Dudley, an cud, who weighs n i measly 15U. Except for Mosley, the Clucks will go with their usual storting lineup. Mont roe Holland and Billy Gt!bu % * \vili be ftt the ends, Qiriney Ilotlgc nnrt M. U Criner at the tackles, Billy Michael and Kelly Jones nt the guards and I,eon Privett at center. Bob Chilciress will be at his usual blocking back past with Gentry at right half and Benny Hays at fullback. nv JOH Ki;irm,i;u i NEW YOKK i<P) — Billy Martin, ! tlit! New York Yankees' newest home run hero, yuj-s he never will be nblc to fill Joe DIMuggio's shoes. But Billy's shoes are filling DiMii^hj's olrt locket 1 . Martin, - who batted in four runs yesterday with a single and three- run homer ns the Yankees evened the World Series »gainst Brooklyn with a 1-1 triumph, lias DiMag- yici's locker at the Yankee Stadium. The 24-ye.Lr-old second basi:imtn was given that coveted cubby hole because of his great itdmiratioti for the Clipper, which amounts almost to hero worship. "I can never hope lo fill Joe's shoes." the baby-faced Caliiorninn said with a happy grin, "they're much too big." H was suggested to the light- hitting infiekler. who never has bragged about his prowess as n slugger, that he ought to get Manager Casey Stengel lo let him bat fourth. . By HAROLD V. DALLAS '/PI — The Southwest Conference hits the high spot of is schedule tomorrow with six s, five of them of intersecUon- il prom I IK: nee, due to clruw more han 200.000 fans. The glnnior boy of the schedule .•>, oT course, (he clash of Texas and Notre Dame at Austin tomor- In the final half, Jones intercepted a Bostlc pass on the Tiger 35 Hiul scampered across for the score and in the waning minutes of the game, grabbed another Bostic hfiive and scored again. The lineups: Caruthersville Ends—Traynor, Bartholomew, Tackles—Murff, Warren. Guards—Davis, Lmdsey. Center—Camp. Backs—Cook, Bostic, Taylor, Martin. Substitutes—Clayton, Street, Watkins, Figgins, Elk ins. Blytheville Ends—RounsavnU. Bralcher. Tackles—Hall, Veach. Guards—Snyder, Hall. Center—Randal. Backs—Junes, Akers, Abbott and Stephens. Substitutes—Sparks, Isaacs, Turner, Huff man, Shelton, Sullivan, Dnugherty. Brown, Sweat, Lowe, Holt, Bagley, Hodges. HARD-WORKING SOPH — Danny Edgtnon, hard-driving sophomore who assisted in the Chicks' conquest of Memphis 1 Messfck, is up from the junior high squad and 1ms been impressive as a hustler and hard worker. He'll undoubtedly sec action against Jackosn tonight. 'y- (Couricr News Fho(o| Chemical Kills Mafaya Guerrilla Underbrush KUALA LUMPUR. Malaya i,T,~A vt;f;ctat-ion-killin^ rhcniicnl spray us puuing nn rnd {o guerrilla am- hushes from the undergrowth along Mnlayim roads. •ow afternoon. They'll he hanging Tom the rafters— 66,800 bulging Memorial Stadium. It hns been a sell-out for weeks. Tcxns Is favored to bent Notre | Dame for (lie second time In 18 " years by seven points. The Long- tiorns, with impressive victories over Louisiana Slate and North Carolina behind them, take on a Notre Dame team that played a 7-7 tie with Penn last week in its opening game. At Dallas tomorrow night, Southern Methodist's impetuous sophomores will try to halt the surge of Georgia Tech, n team that has gone through 1G straight games without losing one. A crowd of 35,000 Is exported in the Cotton Bowl and Tech Is a six-point favorite. Other intersect iomil gnmes on the schedule have Balor playing twice-beaten Washington state at Know what he answered? He said Waco , n tnc afternoon with 15,000 • wns his second cleanup batting eighth." "I'm happy to be playing, hough." he snid sinccrly. "I'm no :iomc run hitter and I should be hitting eight," Martin recalled he had hit only !our homers in bis three seasons in the major's. due and this card at night: Rice vs Louisiana State at Houston. -10,000 expected. Texas A. & M, vs Kentucky at College Station. 25,000 forecast. Over nt Ft. Worth, Texas Christ-' inn and Arkansas, a couple of teams that have run into disillusionment, will be opening the con"I hit n homer in my very first | fcrencc race. TCU has the dis- gnme in the majors," he said. "I | tinction of failing lo score in two Asked Him "As a matter ol fuel." the quick- thmkmc; Martin replied. "I did once. 1 told him he bad everybody ! ol^e m the cleanup spot at one • lime or another. How about me? even remember the pitcher. His name was Sam Zoltiak. J didn't hit p.:>y homers in 1951 and I hit only three this season. 1 ' Mm tin is the apple of Stengel's eye. Old Case fell in love with him the first, day the 19-year-old fledgling walked out on the field at Oakland in 1947. Stengel was managing the Acorns then. He wasted no time negotiating his purchase not lotiy after lie took over the reins of the Yankees. But Stengel fen red he wouldn't have much use of Billy this season. Martin broke his ankle In March during spring practice and it wasn't until late hi May that he was rendy lo take over Gerry Culemnn's position at second base. "That boy i:; a better ball player Hum everybody thinks he. is." said against Kansas and UCLA. Arkansas' publicity mainly concerns being upset by upstart University of Houston last week, Baylor is a five-point, favorite, Rice is being picked by 12 points, Texas A. & M. by 1 \' 2 and Texas Christian by seven. When cold application ore placed on a, the blood vessels are contracted and swelling and internal bleeding reduced. Stengel. "He helped us a lot this yeur. He was the best second base- niiin in the league the last month of the season. It was his hit in the llth inning thai broke up last Friday's game in Philadelphia to clinch the pennant for us." For a covey of contentment, treat yourself and friends tonight lo a flavorful round of CABIN STILL, the Kentucky Straight most prized by American Syortsmen. 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