The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 22, 1950 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, August 22, 1950
Page 8
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»AGE EIGHT Chicks OpenJ)rill$J/Vith 23 Squad Smallest *' ~~ In Recent Years BLYTHRVTLLE- (ARK.) COURIER NBW» nJESDAY, AUGUST Pops Also Launch Practice with 32 Candidates on Hand One of the smallest squads In recent years—23 candidates—was on hand yesterday as Blythevllle High School's Chlckasaws began drill.? for the 1950 football season. Coaches Russell Moslev and Bill Stancll, ivho is witnes-sing his first year as the Chicks' line coach Issued equipment to n candidates and only 23 of these .were on hand at opening drills yesterday morning. Tlie other three are expected to report later this week, however. The Chicks went through two light drills yesterday, one In the morning and one In the aflernoon, and they can expect more of the jams from now until school opens Sept. t, Tlie Chick chleftans have but three weeks In which to whip their squad into shape for the op enlng game of the season Sept. 8. 8 l.effcrmrn Hack And, realizing this. Coach Mosl put his squad to work Immediate! Although both drills yesterday we light, the Chicks we're dressed full, battle array. Mosley sent n sfjuadmcn through light condition Ing exercises and tapered off with bit of dummy scrimmage and for blocking and tackling. Of those reporting for initial dril yesterday, eight were lettermen fro last year's squad, six were noi lettermen squad members of 19 and six were graduates from th Junior squad. Onlv three were with out previous football experience. Lettermen on hand vesterda were quarterback Dick Re'ld. half backs Mel Hay, Ruff Lutes and Te Vance; and linemen J. C. Droke Bill Boyd, Mack Hay and Lero Crlner. Two more lettermen hav yet to report. They are guard Jerr Phillips and fullback Louis Ander »on. Tlie Chicks' Ilth returning letter man, Bill (Buzz) Wunderllch, a Md pound tackle, was reported lost I the squad. He Is said to have m tered a military academy. Non-lettermeh from last year's •quad who are back this year are Eugene Koonc'e, a tackle; Mack Koonce, a back; Billy Bert Mayo tackle; Robert Reid, fullback; Freddie Smith, back; and Jim OM- Mtt, end. • J* F»p« Turn Out . The .six Pap'graduates were backs Donald Gentry and Johnny O'Brien and linemen M. L. Crlner, Quin~y Hodge, A. J. Hall and Jackie Halstead. Montro* Holland, the Paps' big: center of. last year, was not on hand yesterday but li expected 'C report today. Coach Earl Stabler'* junior Papooses opened practice yesterday, too • with a squad of 32 candidates on hand. Tlie Paps witnessed only one practice session yesterday, In the afternoon. Six 1949 lettermen led the Paps through their drills yesterday. They are center Leon Prlvett, guards Bob Childress, Kelly Jones and Guy Swift,' 'and backs Tommy Mosley mnd Ralph Snider. Six of the Paps' 32 candidates were non-lettermen squad members last year. They are Robert Birmingham, Bill White. Danny Cobb. Bruce Hay. Bill Michael and Norbett Blankenship. Originally the telephone was known as the "speaking telephone". CandMates-Tigers, Yankees In Crucial Series -~^==^, . _. — *g enga | s p| ace *______— Lead on Block SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION I, P C ! Atlanta , ... Birmingham . Nashville . .. Memphis . .. New Orlean* . Mobile Chattanooga . Little Rock . . T5 T3 . H NATIONAL Philadelphia Brooklyn . . St. Loui« . . Boston New York . Chicago . . Cincinnati , Pittsburgh . W . 70 . «1 . «2 . *0 . *7 . SO . 47 41 AMERICAN LEAGUE W L Detroit 73 39 —Courier News Photo* CHICKS OPEN DKIM.S— 'the Blytnevllle Chicks opened fall football drills yesterday with > new line coach arid 23 candidates on hand, in the upper photo Ted Vance throws a shoulder block into end Jim Qossett while Bill Stand!, the new line coach 'coks on. In the photo at right. Chi.rlcs (Ruff) Lutes, ace of the Tribe's backfield, gets off a long one in punting practice. Humphrey and Garabaldi Win In Tag Match A 300-pound' wrestler who wrest- es under the name of Humphrey wcause of his striking resemblance o the comic strip character Hum- -ihrey Pennyworth, made his debut lere last night and his weight roved too much for the opposition. Humphrey teamed with Ralph Oarabaldi to take the tag match eature of the American- Legion's Testling bouts from Jack Moody nd Finis Hail. Moody wns called n as a substitute for Red Roberts who wis originally scheduled to earn with Hall. Humphrey and Qarabaldi took ie last two falls of the bout to lairn the victory and It was Humhrey's massive size and his uull- kc strength that was the deciding actor. Humphrey and Garabaldi lost ie first round but took the last wo with little trouble. They took ie second round in 10 minutes ith Humphrey defeating Hall In minutes with a jack knife and hen returning to lake Moody in nir minutes with bear hugs. They won the third fall in 28 inutes with GaraVialdi defeating all in 20 minutes with a body pin nd Humphrey winning over Moody eight minutes the same way. In the two one-fall preliminary outs Moody delcatcd Garabaldi ith a Strangler Lewis head lock nd Humphrey won over Hall In minutes with a body pin. Sport Goods Nine Sox 10 to 1 The Arkansas Sporting Goods line evened the count with the 3ouricr News Dirty Sox In the Bay Window Softball League's championship playoff yesterday uy de- feating the Sox 10-1. Bill Godwin hurled for the victors, giving up seven hits. Iverson RigKs was on the'mound for the losers and was nicked for 10 hits. The two tennis will complete their second round series Thursday afternoon. The 1919 fish catch In New England was valued at $60,000.000. New York . . Cleveland , . Boston . ... Washington . Chicago , . Louis Philadelphia . 71 . 71 . 69 . 50 . 46 Pel ,60! 36; .54! .54 ,5!' .44: tf .360 Pet .65' .an .691 .593 .453 .393 M: vY Results SOUTHERN' ASSOCIATION Atlanta 4-6, Mobile 2-7 Birmingham 6-9. New Orleans 4-0 Chattauooca 5. Little Rock 4 Nashville 10. Memphis g NATIONAL LEAOUE Philadelphia 4, New Yrrk a Brooklyn 3. Pittsburgh 2 St. Louis 9. Boston 1 Only game* jcheduled AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit. 7. St. Louis 1 Only game scheduled Today's Gamr< SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Nashville at Memphis, nijht Mobile st Atlanta, night New Orleans «t Birmingham, night Chattanooga at Little Rock, night NATIONAL IEAGUE Brooklyn at Pittsburgh, night New York at Chicago Philadelphia »t Cincinnati, night Boston at St. lauls, night AMERICAN LEAiQUE Detroit at New York Cleveland at Washington, night Chicago at Philadelphia night St. Louis it Boston, night CSL to Wind Up Season's Play The City Softball League close its -regular season ulay light with .the. playing of two make-up games at Walker Park. .The games to be played tonight ire thbse scheduled for Aug 10 rn the first game, the Wade' Lee Cotton Brokers will meet the Ark- will to- Mo Kilowattersiand In the secon Burnett Hudson's Pacemakers meet Blytheville Motor Company. ' r ompany. The league's championship play- slated to start later this >ff is week. Houtteman, Reynolds Get Starting Nods In Today's Opener By JOE RRICHLER Associate Press Spertj Writer Detroit's pennant-hungry Tigers and New York's defending champions faced one of the big moments of the season today is they clashed In an all-Important three-game series nl Yankee Stadium. With the pennant possibly riding on each pitch, both managers—Red Kolff of the Tigers and Casey Stengel of the Yankees—are shooting •Ith the best available. Stengel nominated Allle Reynolds (10-11) his clutch pitcher In an effort to get off I,, front, Rolfe •ountcrcd with Hal White M-4) vho shut out the Bombers the last imp he faced them. Vic Raschi and Tommy Bvrne fill follow Reynolds on the hill In aibrpqiicnt games. If anj . | 1C 1,,,| S needed. Tom Ferrick and Joe Pnge "lit be In (he bullpen, wc |l res ted nd ready for the call. Rolfe intends to use Art Hoiitle- man, his ace. in the second game HmiHeman already has beaten the Yankees /our times. The red- hatched pilot was undecided on lis ihird pitcher, but it is expected he will give Fred Hutchliuon the call. Marlln Stuart and Hank Borowy v/ill be available in the fireman's role. Virgil Trucks and Ted Gray nre sidelined bv arm injuries Tfeers Swept Lost Series The two rivals met two weeks ago • Detroit In a vlrtunl place Scott's Running Gives Eagles Big Lift; Neale Sings Praises wit ie. The Tigers proceeded to whip he Yankees three straight and have been enjoying a lead ranging f ro m wo-and-a-half to four-and-a-half •ames ever since. They own a 9-7 eason's edge over the champions Detroit nicked up a half r;ame on he rest field yesterday when they •*BPd the St. Louis Browns 7-1 the only activity In the junior rant. Dizzy Trout, the "comeback w, posted his seventh straight riumph with a four-hitter. Al Wid- *iar was the loser. Philadelphia's furious PhillM* rotected their five - and - a - half ime lead in the National Leacue anquishing the New York Giants' -0. Curt Simmons, brilliant 21:ar-o!d lefthander, pitched the lutout. Don Newcombe's slick hurling and perfectly executed double steal ave the Dodgers a 3-2 victory over he Pirates in Pittsburgh The. St. Louis Cardinals wrested ilrd place from Boston, defeating he Braves, 9-2. in a night ^ me ornmy Glavlano hit two homers to "• the Cards' , a tt ack on t hree lers. Harry Brecheen went the oute to register his seventh sue ess against nine losses. Johnny an. who failed to get pn st the O^d'S'^^^^^ •e^n'o^he^led 1 :' ^^ C " bs GRAND RAPIDS, Minn., Aug. Wi— Spirited workouls at the Philadelphia Eagles' training: camp here are giving rise to two convictions: (!) The National Football League champions played the all-star game too early; and, (2) This may b« a big year for Clyde (Smackovcr) Scott, the speed- demon halfback from Arkansas. fellows," said Eagle Coach Greasy Neale, "have learned a sad lesson, the kind champion teams learn. They rouna out they were not invincible. They discovered that un- ess they play to the hilt, the other fellow is going to get In his licks We are better now. Plav execution is smoother, the blocking ; sharper, they're running harder and in better all-around condition " Considering the change of" the team s general attitude nnd Its willingness to work, Neale feels that agan the Eagles are touch and hat one of these days they're going n e n P f de i T',"" might "* aK «°'' s l the Detroit Lions In an exhibition Memorial e niBht of same at Arkansas War Him in Little Rock II,* „ Sept. 2. Switched to Left Half Even hough the team feels the toss of its power man. Steve Buren. who Is In Philadelphia for, treatment of a broken foot, it ha ' been given a lift by the superb running of Scott. '"pero Scott has been delegated to fill he shoes of Van Buren and will carry the heavy burden for the Kagles When Scott was shifted rom his regular riirht halfback assignment to left half to replace Van Buren, Frank Zlegler, former Geor- own Van Bur*n. fattnt la Pro circles Tlie Arkansas alumnus U the fattest man In pro footb»ll. and nerhin. the shiftiest. His oft-Injured tnUt* are stronger than ever and he hat the confidence born of th« desiri to make good and the «xn»ri»nee of » year's play In pro footiiit;, Eagle veterans who haveBjfch the best of them are »maied Scott's agility-how quickly hTr change direction, stop »rid , op »rd .rj again. Also, he has shown more !» drive this year and h»s no ou«ln« " Barring accidents, this looks Ilk. Scott's year. He has a big as 3lgl ,; ment, but all the Eagtes, Includln, Van Buren, are pulling for him LSU to Ploy BATON ROUGE. La., Aug 23 ,«, — toulslana State Unlversltv's "has ketball team will play a 22-RamI schedule during the 1050-51 sens'n The menu includes 'a game 'with Arkansas at Little Hock Feb. is . -egion Tourney n Final Round BATON ROUGE, La. &„„ ^ T>~Waxahachie, Texas, and Shre- Th L H" baUle !l ° Ut ton 'g ht the championship of the sixth egion American Legion junior aseball tourney championship Waxahachie wo n its way into , installed at half. Scott has taken to his new position hke a duck to water, in fact bed.™, he fee, s mor e natura, at Sr-oU^ " ll5 yCar ' NMle 5aW " f "If he can stay healthy, he'll be lea'u 8 running back this and that bars nobody-not e'veVour To My Friends Wish to announce that I am now located at CHARLEY'S ELECTRIC SERVICE. Now I am able to serve you 24 hours a dav on COMMERCIAL REFRIGERATION and A.R-CO&)F. TIONING work. Pleasefeel free to call at any time. Frank Westall Day 2993 . . . 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