The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 17, 1952 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, October 17, 1952
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BOC BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS OCTOBER 17, 195J Chicks Face Tough Whitehaven Team at Haley Field Tonight Mosley to Play Against Highly-RegardedTigers Bl.vtlieville's Chk-kitsaw.s, Kitme assignments jfet it littlo lougliei' each time otil, take on their most highly-regarded opponent to date at Haley Field tonight when they entertain Whilehaven, Tenn. Hogs Won At Austin In 1937 Texas Expected To Rebound After Whippings kansn^ Razortn^ i*o~have C b«!n SoulhsWe Is favored to re scoring n lot of football firsts laic- M«nplisci:y champion . . ly, will RO after another one Sat- bc al IMc .? F cld , next w<? 5 even reached Ihc ••* Tonight's contest has an 3 p.m. si rating time. Whitehaven is reputed to have the best ball cJub they've had (n years. And the past two years, the Timers have given Ulytlievlllc about all the ball game the latter could stand. Even BlytbevJHe's great club of 1550 Lrnilccl Whit«hnven nnd outcome of the game was In doubt until the Chicks 1 explosive back field broke loose Tor two quick ones. Last year, Illylhcvtllc 1ml ',o rely on the passing arm ol Mel Hay to . ,. gain a 25-19 verdict. the season j-eiierally have come Two weeks aRO, the Tigers fell. I through, Perhaps the biggest re 20-H. before Memphis' Sowthsldc 1 v "* r< "*' " r '" " ''"'" «.*... High. Sonlliside Coach Ilickman F.wLng stated after tlie game that White- ly, will go after another one Saturday. They'll fry to whip the Texas Longhorns at Austin for the . "'' cm-Xns first time since 1937 Iookcd n " { " ln first time since 1937. But the odds arc against Coach .Otis Coiiglas' gridmen. Texas is favored by one to two touchdowns. Jackson, Tenn., club, has conic In 'or its share of attention during the past two weeks. 7«as?^i\,reVtr r Zr:"lh Co * « Mode, h» taU ,ru i>™, i,™ c ir 1,1 !„.',„ his club throwing (he bnll in scrlm- ftiry from (wo slruight losses — to Noire Dame and Oklahoma. Tlie Longhorns are well supplied with (Blent, nnd who cnn remember when they dropped three In n 'row? Arkansas will be helow full strength. I/ he plays at all, All- Southwest. Quarterback Lnuinr McHnn can'l he al his Ijesl as n result of a kuee Injury. Slill, Douglas snys the Razorbacks can beal Texas with their "very best effort." In losing lo TCU and bcaltng Baylor in (heir only conference tills (o date, the Porkers displayed a new fighting spirit. And, In Ihe Kaylor game, they showed a four- formation offense that kept the opposition guessing. SlOfin Did II Arkansas hasn't scored a foolball victory al''Austin since the dnys of lossing Jack Robbins find Dwighl Sloan 15 years njjo. But (he Porkers hndn'l liea(en Texas anywhere tor 13 years until they came out on lop at Fnyette- vlllc, 10-14, last year. With McHnn unlikely to see little, l f aiijy^aelloti, Douglas will use Sophomore Bob'St'j Pierre at qunr- Icrback in the split T and at fullback In the deep split T nml spread formations. Ralph Trollletl, the junior star of the Baylor game. Is ticketed for qnnrtcrbnck In Ihc light T operations. s Lewis Carpenter will continue lo allerniile between right end and fullback, depending upon which form el' attack Is. belng^used. The Porkers nlso will be without the services of Defensive Halfback Charlie Ilnllum, who dislocated ail elbow in tlio Baylor clash. . Offensive. Guard Herbert Marshall has n bruised side but is sluice! lo play. Arkansas' big task defensively appears to be slopping Sleer fuU- back Dick Ochon, Ihe conference's leading ground gainer. If Ihc Ka/,orbacks manage (o do that-, Ihen they'll have to worry about speedy Halfback Gib Dawson and the improved passing of Quarterback T. Jones. Bir Line Texas bonsls n MS, seasoned line anchored by All-America Tom Stolluindske at end. At Austin today. Coach Ed Price said: "Arkansas has been one of our toughest conference opponents in the, past five ycnrs. Although Texas has managed lo win most of these games, it had to come from behind on three occasions. One louch- down bus been the difference the mnjority of times. Arkansas bijs always been lo us a respected opponent — a spirited, well-conditioned nnd hurdplaying group jl boys." The kickoff will be at '2 p.m.. and the game will be broadcast by Hie University ol Arkansas Sports Network. ... throwing (he bnll in scrlin- tnge. Tills could indicate fl change n Moslcy's offensive lactlcs. Thns far this year, (he Chiekn- saw chieflnn, unnblc to find a dependable pnsser, has been sntis- flcd lo roll nlong on Hie ground using the T and Notre Dame's single wing box. The may also get n shot a the arm with the return of Halfback Tommy Mo.slcy. Mosley sal out all the Jackson contest nnd was out, for linlf -of he Memphis Me*&ick same. He hasn't played n full game Ince (lie .North Little nock debacle. Ills Injured leg hns respontieti to reatmeul and he has shown signs of returning to full speed in prac- ice sessions. Fonjp May I'I ay Also due to see action Is John -'ong. big sophomore tackle who ins been 111 wlih Inflneii7a. He may not be In (or extensive action, lowevcr. And If he's not. Billy Miller, big senior gunrtl, will probably come up of! the bench to fill In nl FOUR'S defensive guard. Johnny O'Brien, who Juhl Joined :he squad last week, camp., up with a leg muscle Injury, but lie wasn't due to see fiction tonight anyway. Blythevllle's bnckficld will probably find Red Childress. ti'.e c(o- B Team Wins 57-0 Over Hickory Ridge Hlytheville High School'; B team racked up a 51-0 victory over Hickory Ridge High School last night at Hi:kory PJdRe. Taking a 19-0 halfliine lead. Ilie Bees opened the floodgates in the final half. Dexter West scored three, one on a 60-yard jaunt. Joe Whisenhunt ?ot two and George stanlield. Prank Fowler and Shannon Langley marked up one apiece. Coach Jirnmie Fisher was high In praise of his team's blocking and tackling which he leimed the besl of the year. 'file Bees are slated to play Osceola's r&servcs next week. Qld Mine Claim Found WEST GLACIER. Mont. (&,- 52-year-oll claim to the Gold B Copper Mine <was found in a I can In Glacier National Park. The yellow, rust-marked clai... filed In Teton County in 1900, siIV bore the signature—McDonald. Read Courier News Classified Ad.s Defense Coming Into Own on College Gridiron Ohio State, Pcnrt, Southern Cal Lines Get Much Credit Ry l-:i) COR It JOAN' NEW YORK W— This 1&52 college football season, which has not has shown «v tendencies: (A) . point, :nst two unusunl - .- .-. there have been few upsr.ts. and (Hi defence has become the thing. The (earns (hat were (hough! to have power at (he start of laven find the best club he had iced this year. Soulhslde Is favored lo repeal as ' . Ihey'll The Offensive Changes? offense. which strong sung. Bui cvcr.vlhln* .nd versal of form to date was Pitt's (riiimph over Notre Dame last week. Hut the Irish were not considered any great shnke.s. Wisconsin got beaten by Ohio State En another upset but there again the Buckeyes always were lou^h nml not Ico many observers (outside Wisconsin) were actually slnrtled. The olbcrs all were strictly minor, a surprising situation in (hese days -ot (earns facing major opponents without wnrinup grimes —or even wilhoul spring practice. As for defense, since the two- platoon system went Into effect, the kids who tried to hold (he enemy were the unsung heroes. Some of them, in fact, weren't even heroes. They were just un- Period It WJKS the defense that block!!,* . tack, teaming with Mosley nnrt Ralph Snyilcr r.L halfs nml Bennlc Hnys at - fullbnc'K. The offensive line will pivot on Jte Chicks' big captain, Montroe Holland, who'll. start nt left end. Crincr, Michael, Privet I, Cliinier, Hodge and Gllbow <lett tackle (o right end) will probably round out the storting offensive line. Memphis Downs Harrison, 19-6 v The Harrison H!R|I Dragons su[- fercd their first loss ot the .season yesterdny when they rlronnecl n l!)-6 rtccisioii 'lo Douglass High of Meinpliis nt Nfcmtahts. The Dragons scored twice In the fourth qnnrlcr but tlie first touchdown \viis nullified by a penalty., H W.IK a 78-ynrd pnss piny fi'orn flillbnck Long lo end Williams. A few mlmitK Inter that same com- Uiimlion v>'orkc(l for GO yards and the Dragons' lonr touchdown. The Dragons' stalling lineup wns Clnrk. Morrison. Pollock. Williams. Bell. MdCtiHoilBl! nnd Hnrlin in Uui tine nnd Pcttisrew. Slrlcklnnd, Sanders and LOIIE In the tncMiold. Next \Vcf(tit'>.rlny night (lie Dragons are .scheriuleri lo play Wnndcr City irigh of West ^felnpllls nt Haley Field. Kjckotf time is « p.m. licked Wisconsin for Ohio stale. H wns Penn's defense that held off Princeton and enabled Ihe Quakers lo snap the Tigers' 24- winm'ng slrenk. and it Is the defensive platoon dial's carrying Southern Callfornln. Well, there's no guarantee that (hose trends will continue tomorrow when virtually every team in the country moves into nation. The Big Seven race should be decided when two of the top-ranking lenms in the weekly Associate! Press poll tnngle In Lawrence, Kas. Oklahoma. No. 6, meets Kansas, No. 8. and to (he winner will go the spoils barring n big npscl lalcr in tile campaign. Oklahoma, (lie defending champion, probably will enler the fray a slight favorite, although Gil Ueicb, Ihc ex-Army slar, will have n lol to say on behalf r of the Jny- hnwk.s. Michigan Stale. Ihc No. 1 (cam In Ihc country, takes on once- beaten Syracuse. The Orange Is one of (he belter (cams in Ihc Knst, bul who gives It n chance Maryland and California, which tiavc been waiting for Slate to taller, tangle wllh opponents thai are not calculated to do any dam- ige'rTJie Terrapins, under a year's suspension from the Southern Conference for playing, Ihe sugar Bowl, tnce Navy, a substantial bill ntcslcd foam, while California, :he class of the Pacific Coasl Conco wilh Jnmpin' Johnny Ols•:i in the driver's scat, plays Santa Clnla. Georgia Tech. which would like .o get I'ecogntzinl as the top team in the South, plays Auburn, which should prove no problem. The big game of the day in Dixieland, however, pils surprising Aalabama agninst Tennessee nl Knoxville, and believe It or not, the Vols will be n one-loucbdown utirlerdog. Thai's how highly Southern critics rate 'Uania. Man-Eating Tigers DACCA. Enst Pakistan Wi- flunt- ers shot do\\ n two out of three royal Bengal ligrrs after nn t.sli- mated 13 villagers were killer! by the man-KUinj: trio in Klinlna reserve forest. The third tiger still roams free despite government of- Icrs of $150 reward. lOTTtlD IN BONO YELLOWSTONE. INC- VOUISY1UE, Kt. Mew Dodge Americas -tli& ncv/esf, nirnblesf hince of U'vc Ac4for» or> Fb«r Wheels ! Dodge . . AM) A WAV — With the help of n nifty Mock, Roberts. Newport halfback, went for the GreyfiujB only score on (his play. He took a pass from McDonald on the Dlytheville 20 and scored untouched. (Courier News 1'holo) *. Paps Overcome Newport And Gain 19-6 Victory BlyLheville Junior High's Papooses inked their 12th consecutive victory in the books aal nitfhl us their offense, sputtering at times, hi t on all cylinders often enough to roll over big and rugged Newport, 39-G. Operating n»niiist one of the Running us DJR deep HJOJI AKKRS "GOES FOR FIRST — f rcd[lie Akers, hustling Papoose halfback, is shown picking up a firs*- down after accepting a pitchout from Quarterback Bobby Jones. /^ ers was an offensive standout In the Paps, 19-G win over Newport, ( Couri " News Photo) arrest junior high lines seen here in ycsii's, the Paps utilized the pius- ng and pitchout artistry of qu»r- ..crback Bobby Jones with the harti driving of Freddie Akcrs nml Chnrlcs Abbot f. to score simjte markers In the first, third nnd fl- nal quarters. NewporL'5 lone touchdown, which came in the third frame, wns the second scored on the juniors.iti 12 outings. : Abbott., AkiTs nnd Jones teamed on n 47-yard drive to mark up ZJly- thei'ilJc's first touchdown. With (he hull three yards in- slUe mid field, Jonca fueled deep to . *>, couldn't spot n receiver and started lo his lell. A vicious block by Akers permitted him to move to the Newport 33. Aker-v .scooted for 12 to the 20 on a wide pilchoul ^and Irom there, Abbott hurdled the* line, shook off three (ticklers and kept digging Into the end zone. Jones dived over tackle for the point with nbmit one minute left in the first quarter. Drive Halted Newport's scronci quarter drive was halted when Hall [ell on a fumble on the Blytlu-ville 40. Bly- Lheville drove to the 24 where Newport took over on downs Just prior to the end or Hie first half. With lew than a minute left In the third quarter, tlie Grey pups marched fil yards for their touch- dow n. .spread. McDonald skirted end and moved from his 19 to the Newport 45. Brownstein, on an end around got n first down on the Pap 45 and Byrd threw lo McDonald who was downed on the Dlytheville 35. McDotmld found Roberts wide open on the Blytheville 18 and the strike wns good for an ensy TD, Byrd's plunge lor the point was I no good. The Paps roared right back, Jo- ._.c Hall picked up the Greypup's .short, kickon and rutmned buck to the Newport 48. Jones got six and Abboit nine. Abbott repeated for four and Jones, with the ball on his 23, passed to Akers who was wide open down the middle'on Ihe four. Akers Look the to?s and scored easily. On the ensuring kidvjff, Abbott chased McDonald back to his own two. Throwing Starts Trying to get nu offensive J.hrcat a first on Newport's 20. • Both teams were undefeated prior to last night's contest. Newport had i, McCfory and knocked over August Joncsboro. Blvtheville held decisions over . —., started. Newport's McDonald bcyran Rounsavall passing for his end '/one. He com-I Vail pJeted but one ^nd moved to the 27, but BlylhcviUe took over liicre us Abbott and Handle teamed to stop a fourth-down at tempt to gain inches needed for a first. Akers jjot three nnd from Die 24. Jones faked a pitchout, went over his own left tackle and r finding hhn.sclf well into the secondary, cut, buck to his right and raced across. As the g ended, Miu Paps, warmed to their tusk by now, had Marked Tree, Paragoiild. Keiser and Cnrnthersville, Coach Harold Stockton's well-executed split-T offense generated stoam when it was most needed. The big Newport line \vas stingy most of the night. Naked end sweeps on swift pilch- outs to Akers represented the Paps' biggest threat, although Jones and Abbott found small holes in tne line from time to time, Linebackers • Abbott and Hall played nnng-up defemire games for the Paps. In pre-gnnie homecoming ceremonies. Captain Freddie Akers crowned Junior High football queen Nancy Estes. The lineups: Blythcville Fas. Newpoi-t [j. K. .... Rawlinss L.T .. Lewis L G Welch C Adcox R.G Sharp R. T L:indrum R. E. .. Brownstein Q.B. ... McDonald IL.B Roberts H.B . Byrd F B Robbim Substitutes: Blytheville — Turner. I5ncs; Newport — Jackson Broadway. OsceoSa Homecoming High Point of Coisfity Games Hall Rpjidle .. Huffman Vouch Bmtcher Jones Abbott .. Akers ... Stephens The Proof Is Unmistakable! On even, street f.nd highway, you now every t\ny, remember thai, in stopping sec the unmistakable proof of this greater power, skirl prolection and sate milcnffe lire life and safcly-on old cars nnrl nc.w capacity, there is no otlicr guch tire in cars. As you soc these superb U. S. Royal tlie world. 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She will be crowned by Russell Thomason, Sem- Inole caplain. The homecoming ceremonies are scheduled for 15 minutes before opening kicko/f time. The Seminoles will be seeking their second victory of tile season In the Corning tiff. They hnve lost three and tied one. Wrecked by graduation last spring me Seminoles are in the midst of a building program and afler a slow slarl which saw them lose three straight games, [hey have come along nicely showing improvement every game. Last week Coach Dukie Speck's aggregation played a favored Dart" lett. Tenn., eleven to a standstill, and came away with a 6-6 ded- lock. V/j/son Meets Keiser WILSON —Tlie Wilson Bulldogs will be trying to get another winning streak going tonight when they tangle with the Keiser Yellow- f* cad jackets at the High School athletic fjeld here. Tlie game in set for an 8 klckofl time. Last week the Bulldogs.suffered 0ieir first of the season when t |iey dropped a 20-6 decision to U F ;arle Bulldogs. Prior to that they jjad won three Ln a row and tied The Dulldoss, District 3B defend- L (ig champions will • ba rated fa- ^orites in tonight's game but are g-xpecting a tough battle with the fellow jackets who are a traditional JOINER — The Shavmee Indian's .ire hoping to gfit back on to tha ginning trail tonight when theii f,ake on Crawfordsx'illc In a game* ,;Chcdu]ed for 8 p.m. at Shawhee 'field here. The Indians now own B season Accord o f one wi n against t josses. Tiielr two losses have cotns jn R row to Wilson and Luxora. Their lone victory was over Mar. ^on in their first game of the sea- Tonight's Bnme opens a two-week pome stand for the Indians. Next <veek tlicy play 'Trunmnn liere. Courier News Classified Ads. A UTH ENT Style Hit! 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