The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 25, 1950 · Page 9
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, September 25, 1950
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I MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 1950 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)" COURIER PACT All Eight County Grid Teams To See Action This Week There will be another £ull schedule of fcstbali in Mississippi County thii w«*k with l all of the county's eight teams returning to action in six games. Five of the games will be plaj'ed the county and only wltliln the county and only one nway.-la the lone road game Ihls week Blythevllle's Chickasaws Journey to Beaton, III., to take on » regarded Bcnton High School Friday night.' - . Highlighting action within the county this week will be Osceolii's engagement with the West 'Memphis Blue Devils at Osceoln. It wj)\ be the second home showing of the Seir.lnoles and It also will be some sort of a test for Coach Dukle Speck's powerful tribe. The Sem- Inolcs' have rolled to three straight wins and each by tremendous scores. And the Semlnoles will be favored to take West Memphis Friday night' The Blue Devils are sporting a good team this fall but they are expected to be no match for Coach Speck's tribe. Luxora will open it* home season Friday afternoon .with Lepanto furnishing the opposition. Luxora opened Its season against Wilson last week, losing 39-6. Rurdttle Meets Stilt High In another Friday afternoon encounter, Bnrdette's Pirates, losers of their first two outimjs, will go against the Slate High Papooses of Jonesboro. Coach Charley Sims' Pirates, who are playing football for 'the first time this year, lost- 40-7 to Marlon last week and the week before were beaten 27-6 by Shawnee. But they stand a 'good chance of picking up their first victory against the Jones- bora eleven Friday afternoon. . Wilson's defending district cham- •Blon BulMoGs remain at home Frl- ^Hay night to take on Coach Tom Parks' Dyess Eagles. Coach Roy Stobaugh's Bulldogs opened their season with an impressive victory over Luxora Friday night and will be favored to make It two in a r ow. In the other game to be played In •the county this week. Shawrtee's Indians, boasting a 1-1 record In two outings this season, invade Keiser where they are expected to get their second win easily. Last Friday night the Indians were beaten 20-7 by West [Memphis and Keiser was swamped 70-0" by Osfeola, Keiser has lost three straight games. After last week's 26-12 victory over a good Poplar Bluff. Mo., team the Chicks-probably will be favored fto beat the Benton Rangers. How-, ever, Benton has long been regarded as a high school- athletic power In Southern Illinois and could easily 'upset the Chicks' cart. Coaches Seoul Ranger* Coaches 'Bill Stancll and Jimmy Fisher scouted the Rangers Friday night In their game with Mf. Vernon, 111., and were to report to - Coach Russell Mosley today. ACJi In the junior division this week. "Blythevllle's Papooses invade Poplar Bluff for a game with the Junior ' Mules, Reiser's juniors go to Lepanto and o.sceola's junior Seminoles invade Joiner for a game with Shnwnee. The Paps will be seeking their second win of the season when they take on the'junior Mules. The game Is scheduled for Friday night. • In Southeast Missouri this wcelc, PortagevlIIe takes or! Maiden at Portageville; Caruthersvllle invades Bikeston and Haytt plays Chaffee at JHayti. The Caruthersvtlle-Sikeston game will be the top game In Southeast Missouri this week. The Tigers of Caruthersville have wone their first two outings over Portageville and Haytl. was no slouch and that anybody who thought so was all wet. Wil k In son's Soo ners met Texas Oct. 14 In the Cotton Bowl at Daila*, lex. Rote and SMI) Shine Cherry had one thing to be pleased about, his team's passing. Ben Tompkins completed eight out of 11 Texas Had Trouble with Tech But Steers Still Choice in SWC BT WILBUR MARTIN PALLAS. Tex., Sept. 24. (ffl— They pay off on the icorebo«rd, but the University of Texas—ranked fifth In the nation In > pre-fooiball season poll—isn't too happy-about 1U first showing. "Well,"-said ace sophomore half -, back Gib Dawson after the Longhorns' 28-14 victory over Texas Tech Saturday, "we certainly didn't look like the team follcs thought we were." But he added a definite "yet." . . • ' The players didn't lake anything away from Texas Tech. It was a great ball club they' played, said Coach Blair Cherry, "What hurt us was our mistakes." Poor tackling, poor blocking, and Inability of Its touted line to hold the Red Raiders' rampaging Ike Stuv-r and Earl Jackson were some of the reasons for the gloom. Bud Wilkinson, Oklahoma University's coach, didn't share the general feeling of disappointment ovei Texas' performance. i "Thai's a great ball club." he said of the team he was scouting. And "they were playirig a great ball club." meaning that Texas Tech No. Nine Cards Win League Title Semi-Pro Loop Crown Cinched by 6 to 1 Victory over Lures The Number Nine Cardinals are the 1S50 champions of the Mississippi County semi-Pro League, The Cards won the championship by defeating Lutes Store 6-1 at Armorel Park yesterday afUrnoon in the final game of the league's championship playoff. Grover Whittle was on the mound for the Cardinals opposing Kenny Merritt. Whittle yielded but six hits and Merritt allowed seven, Merrill's wildness kept him In trouble. The Cards Iced the game with a three-nm outburst in the /seventh, Costs Tigers Win I»T RALPH ROOF.N (AwKiaUd Prrin SporU Writer) Tlie LS50 American I,cague pennant race i« junt about over but it will be remembered RS long as baseball i* played RS the year that catcher Aaron Robinson pulled on* of the most colossal "boners" in history. Robinson'* blunder gave the* - - --- - • Cleveland Indians a 2-1 . tcn-lnnlng . victory over Detroit yesterday nml practically erased the Tigers' pen- —Courier News Vholo SPARE TACKLES—Furnishing a. Itttie reserve strength lor the Chicks this fall are these elxra tacVles M. L. Criner (lelH and Larry Lunsford. Both boys weigh close to the 200 pound mark but lack In experience. Both boys are first year candidates with (He Chicks. Criner played \vith the Paps last year and Lmisford has had no previous experience. The steers rolled up 240 yards pass- I Ing, but picked up only 132'on Ihei ground. Texas Tech made 235 yards' through Texas' veteran— n lettermen—line. And Jackson and Stuver gained Et all. Texas' showing wasn't the only surprise for Southwest Conference fans as six of the seven teams opened the "1950 season. . Southern Methodist, generally picked second to Texas, flashed speed, deception and power in crushing Georgia Tech, 33-13. Texas A. and M., for two years the circuit's whipping hoy, socked Nevada, 48-1E, and Texas Christian squeezed by Kansas, 14-7. But Oklahoma A.-and M, a team rated from "poor to poorer" knocked oli Arkansas, 12-T, and Wyoming beat Baylor, 7-0. Arkansas, under new coach Otis Douglas and using.a pro football rnnd of play, was expected lo be ne of the stronger teams. Baylor, vhile figured to finish, last." was ,oped to have more than enough iblllty to beat Wyoming. Rice, the seventh team, doesn't ipen until next week. There was nothing surprising ibout the conference's individual ;tar—Kyle Rote. The big Southern Methodist half- jack scored two touchdowns, passed two more and gained 130 of SMIT's 223 yards. The Mustang line, "Igured to be only so-so, held Georgia Tech to exactly 30 yards. This week Southern Methodist cackles Ohio 'State; Texas entertains Purdue; Texas A. and M. meets Texas Tech; Rice opens against Santa Clara; Baylor takes on the University of Houston; Texas Ihrlstlan tries Oklahoma A. and M, and Arkansas gets a chance to rebound against North. Texas Slate- VolstoPlay San Antonio in Series Merrit led the.Lute* nine In hit- ling getting two hits in two official times at bat. Sonny Ledbetter pacr ed the Cards with two hits in five trips. , Box score: Number Nine Hollingsworth cf- Jones cf Fisher cf Lcdbetter ss .... Bollck'rl O'Kane If Burger c Johnson Ib AB .. 1 .. 1 .. 4 ,. 5 .'. 5 .'. * .. 5 Rounsavall 2b Rogers Ib Whittle p Totals Lutes O'Neal Ib McHafiey (x) J. LutM c B. Lulu Ib .. illicit rf Duclo* " A. DuclOR S.S .. J. Duclo* sa . Mitchell ct ... Lutes (xx) Merritt p ... Totals . Garrigan First Winner in CN Grid Contest NASHVILLE. Tenn., Sept. 25 (AP>— The Nashville Vols are in the Dixie Series, but it's hard (or thel: followers to believe. The way they took the fina Shaughiicssy playoffs from DM Walker's Atlanta Crackers was al most unequalled In baseball. The Vols' four -victories over Atlanta were by one run. Three were decided In extra innings, and two of these by home runs. It even topped the willy-nilly doings of the Vols in the first round against the Birmingham Barons. They beat the aBrons four games to one, and did the same to Atlanta. Atlanta and Birmingham had finished one-two in the .Southern Association regular season. The Vols and Crackers battled nearly four hours In Sulphur Dell here Saturday night before the se- rle» w»j busted up In the 14th In nlng by Buster Boguskle's home run. The final score was 9 to 8. Before the game settled Into a duel by four pitchers for the last 11 innings, Nashville had Wasted AB ,. 1 . 1 .. 3 ,. 4 .. 4 • • 3 . 4 4 .. I .. I i. a 32 Philadelphia Brooklyn .. Boston . .. New York . St. Louis . . Cincinnati . Chicago . Pittsburgh . NATIONAL LEAGUE W L I'd. 88 57 .607 82 61 .513 *0 63 .559 19 66 .545 13 73 .500 63 63 55 Tech Stands Aldne as Favorite In AIC After Opening Contests By CARL ilKI.lj LITTLE ROCK, Sept, 25. (&)— Arkansas Tech, .the defending chhm- favorite In the Arkansas Intercollegiate ' i Stock Car Races To Be Held Here .429 .426 .369 O.K. 5 1 9 15',; 26 2G',i 35 AMERICAN LEAGUE W I. Pel. New York . Detroit . ... Boston . Cleveland . Washington . Chicago . .. St. Louis . . Philadelphia 93 , 91 . 64 .58 . 56 . 50 .637 .619 .810 .591 .441 .389 .381 .330 G.B. 4 6 ',<, 28'.!, 36 V? '3 Hi 1 x) ground out lor O'Neal in ninth. xx) struck out for Mitchell in ninth Yesterday's Results NATIONAL LEAGUE Brooklyn !1, Philadelphia 0 New Pork 12, Boston 4 Cincinnati 7-2, Pittsburgh 1-2 Chicago 8, St. Louis 3 C. W. Garrigan, Rt. 4. Blythevllle was the winner in the Courier News first weekly Football Contest. Mr. Garrigan bested 122 other gridiron fans who attempted to pick the "mostest, fustest" for $10 In prize money. Mr. Garrigan fumbled only foil times in going down the list o games for the past week end. He was tied by several other en tranU but his entry was postmarked earlier than his opponents' blanks. Entries were received from as far away as Lepanto and Turmann in Arkansas land Gobler, Bragg City and Haytl In Missouri. Other towns in Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri were also represented In the' contest, which will be conducted weekly during the football season. in, from the mound. Sunday night San Antonio's Mis slons trimmed Tulsa 1-0 to lake Ihe Texas .League playolf championship four games to two. The scries opens here Tuesday Atlanta's crack rookie, Charlie Gor- night. Major League Leaders By The A»soclated Frew AMERICAN LEAGUE Batting—Goodman, 1 Boston, JS6; Kell, Detroit, .33*. Runs-^-DIMaggio, Boston, 126; Stephens, Boston, 121. Run's batted in—Dropo. Boston, 142; Stephens, Boston, 141. Hits—Kell, Detroit, 208; Rizzuto, New York, 190. Doubles—Kell, Detroit, 51; Werti, Detroit. 38. Triples—DiMaggio, Boston and Evcrs, Detroit, 11. Home runs—Rosen, Cleveland, 36; Dropo, Boston, 34. Stolen bases—DIMagglo, Boston, 15; Rizzuto, New York, 12. Strikeouts — Lemon, Cleveland, 161; Reynolds, New York, 152. Pitching—Raschi, New York, 21•8, .124; Trout, Detroit, 13-5 .722. NATIONAL LEAGUE Batting—Mustal, St. Louis .345; Robinson, Brooklyn, .337. Runs—Stanky, New York, 112; Kl- ner, Pittsburgh, 111. Runs batted In—Emvis, Philadelphia, 118; Kiner, Pittsburgh, 116. Hits—Musial, St. Louis, 185; Snider, Brooklyn, 182. Doubles—Mustal and Schocndlenst St. Louis, 41. Triples — Ashburn, Philadelphia, H: Bell, Pittsburgh, 11. Home runs—Klner, Pittsburgh, 46; Pafko. Chicago, 35. Stolen bases—Jethroe, Boston, 34; Snider, Brooklyn, 16. Strikeouts —' Blackwell, Cincinnati, 198; Spahn, Boston, 118. Pitching—M«glle, New York, 16-4, .800; .Konstanty, Philadelphia, l«-5. .762. AMERICAN LEAGUE New York 9. Boston 3 Cleveland 2, Detroit 1 (10 nings) Washington 3, Philadelphia 1 St. Louis 5-6, Chicago 0-1 Today's Games NATIONAL LEAGUE New York at Brooklyn 12) Philadelphia at Boston (2) Only games scheduled AMERICAN LEAGUE Washington at New York (2) Boston at Philadelphia (2) Only games scheduled Roy and Jack Welch To Wrestle Canny, Gctz Roy and .lack Welch will 'team against Bill Canny- and Al Get?, in the lag match main event of the American Legion's wrestling bouts at Memorial Auditorium tonight. Two one-fall preliminary bouts are also on the card, with Roy Welch meeting Geti and Jack Welch meeting Canny. pion, stands by itself today Conference football ince. The Wonder-Hoys haven't played* a conference game yet and won't until Oct. 1. But they've won two out of two interstate tangles, and the teams expected to give them the most trouble were unimpressive in their leagvic openers last weekend. While Tech mauled the University of Missouri B team," 37-21, Henderson Just scraped by Arkansas College, 13-12, and Arkansas State Teachers College was lield to a 12-12 tie by Little Rock Junior College. Speedster Jack Simpson was at his best for Tech Friday nighl, dashing (or two touchdowns. Extra Point \\\nx Ralph Brooks kicked the point that gave Henderson's Reddies the game t|icy were expected to win far more easily. The Reddies likely will get a more thorough test Saturday night when they entertain Arkansas A. & M. at Arkadelphla, A. fc M. looked tough In walloping Mississippi College, 27 to 7, lost Teachers, which had been doped to plaster Little Rock, also runs into more trouble this week. The Rears will be host to-Cnmchltfc, R team which also showed surprising strength'. " Ovmchlla was the underdog Saturday night but rose up to nose out Magnolia A. &; M., 21-20. Paul Kirkpatrick, the Tigers' veteran haMback, scored two touchdowns b.ul had to share the limelight with Oil* 'Turner, who kicked three perfect conversions. \ The College of the Ozarks, looming as much more than n pushover, and Hcnrix will open their confer- schedule in a meeting at Conway Frldny night. Ozarks dropped^ n 2-0 decision to Florence, Aln., State on a fourth-quarter safety Saturday night. Kcndrlx hasn't played a game yet, Arkansas State got off to the most, disheartening start of all, absorbing a G7-0 shellacking at the hands of Mississippi State. The Indians get this week off to recuperate. Tech also has an open date, thus having two weeks to get ready for Us conference opener against Mag nolia. Little Rock goes to Magnolia and Arkansas College will play Missouri Baptist at Poplar Bluff, Mo,, (n The defeat dropped the second lace Tigers 1V t games behind the New York Yankees, who virtually knocked Ihhtl place Doston out of contention by trouncing tue Ilccl Sox, 9-5, New York needs only six victories' out of ILs remaining eight panics to clinch Its second straight cVinm- pionshlp. If the Yanks win only four games the Tigers will have to win nil of their seven to beat out the Bombers. Robinson's "rock" came in one of llje strangest games ever played. At game time in Cleveland 11 was so dark because of dust and smoke that the lights were turned on. The astounding play occurred as follows: Failed lo Tag Runner Bob Lemon tripled to start the Cleveland tenth. Tiger Mnnnger Red RoUe ordered Ted Grny intentionally to walk the next two batters lo set up a force play at,'every base. Event to Return To Fairgrounds Oval Sunday Afternoon Slock car racing, one of the most thrilling of racing sports, will return to Blythevllle Sunday afternoon. James Vest. Blyltievllle automobile Rgency employe, and a racing enthusiast, Is heading a group of local promoters In the effort to return the sporl to Blythcvillc s The races will be run 911 the Walker Park oval. The track will be cut mile for Sunday's to a third of races. "The half mile track Is loo Imig," Mr. Vest stated in announcing plans •nrry Doby then popped to first baseman Don Kniloway. Luke Easter followed wlih a grounder to Kolloway. Kolloway step[M?ri on first to retire Easter and pegged to Robinson. t Robinson grabbed the throw and stamped on the plate while Lemon was starting his slide nbout, eight to ten feet away. Umpire Bill Summers thumbed Lemon out, but the pitcher slid across the plate. Robinson, apparently thinking he still had a force play, made no attempt to tag on. The Cleveland bench dashed at Summers and brought !lrsl umpire Charley Berry along. When It was pointed out to Summers that Lemon had to l>c lugged in order to be declared out, Summers reversed his decision and called Lemon safe. Lemon was the whole works. He stopped the Tigers on five hits to gain his Yiiu\ victory and scored :)oth runs, socking his sixth homer In the fourth. ' '•• The Ynnkj hud fairly easy palling against the Red Sox before' 66,924 fans it Yankee Stadium. They piled up B 6-1 lead In four innings for Vic Raschl who went all the way to post hjs 21st victory. and another by Bobby Do«T »e- counled lor hall of the Red So* hits. Card« IXMM I-I In remaining American LnftM games the Washington Senator* tripped the Philadelphia Athtatki, 3-1, and the St. Louis Browni dumped the Chicago White Sox twice, 5-0 and 8-1. / The Philadelphia PhllliM Io*t ground In the National League r»e« as they suffered a humiliating 11-0 defeat at the hands of the second place Brooklyn Dodgers. The Dodgers now trail by five games. F.rv Pallca, young righthander, : tamed the Phils on two hits. Palfcm held the Phils hltless until th« eighth when Andy Semlntclc singled. Del Rnnis doubled In the ninth. Three-run homers by Hank Thompson and Don Mueller p«c«d the Ncw v York Giants to » 11-i victory over the Boston Braves. In other National LeRgue tame* the Chicago Cubs trounced the St. i.onls Cardinals, 8-3, and the Cincinnati Reds and Pittsburgh Pirates divided a rtoubleheader. The R*d» won the opener, 7-1, behind Ewell Blackwell and the Pirates the nightcap, 3-2. . for the races. "A third of f. mile makes the races a lot more Interesting." Mr. Vest stated that approximately 50 "hot rods" will be "entered In Sunday's races and sonic of the Mld-South's best drivers will be on hand to drive the soupcd-up Jalopies. A number of cars and drivers from Memphis and West Memphis tracks will be entered In Sunday's races. , . Three local drivers also will enter cars In the nvccs. Fred Fowler will drive his NCFV Special, Bill Cauclill will drive a car for the Noble Gill Pontiac Agency >nd Red Olll' will drive. Ws own racer. The drivers will compete on a percentage basis with the driver winning the most races receiving the largest share of the gate receipts. Two home runs by Ted Williams. Butterf ingers, Mistakes Hurt Hogs in Opener LITTLE ROCK. Sept. Z5. '{ffl .J. It "was Just one ot those things," Thai's the way Head Coach Otis Douglas wrote off his unsuccessful debut as head coach, of the University of Arkansas Razorbacki. Douglas didn't offer an •libl In reviewing Saturday night's* gam* here In which his heavily favored Razorbacks had their ears pinned back by an underrated - Oklahoma A A; M eleven. 12-7. The former player and tactician with the pro Eagles said mistake* and butterfingers cost hig t«ani ltd ri'f»nce for a season opening Victory. ' . ...'. Douglas said he wa* encouraged' by the Ra?.orback ground-gaining^ machine. "It looked great," aald' Douglas, adding, however, that h» observed many rough cdgei thai need 'smoothing. /'- . : , , A puppet show In Salzburg, Austria, Is accompanied by a full orchestra and the singing of real opera stirs. STOCK CAR RACES Sunday, Oct. 1 at 2:30 P.M. Walker Park Speedway 50 CARS ~ South's Greatest Racing Show! Time Trials -Racing 2:30 p.m. THRILLS, SPILLS AND FUN FOR ALL othcd games tills week. Until neighboring communities voted lo join it In May 1950 Annapolis. Md., was less than a square mile In area. WEDNESDAY 8P.M. nouis YS. EZ7ARD CHARLES UTLEY BROTHERS LUMBER COMPANY Murlon UHey Ercrcttt UHey WHOLESALE — RETAIL Holland, Mo. — Highway 61 — Phone 3451 'If You Don't Trade With Us We Both Lose Money NO. 2 &-HKTTKR YEU-OW P1NB LUMI1KR BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING Monday, Sept. 25 8:15 p.m. TAG MATCH WOR'-D'S HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP SPONSORFD BY Adults 50c—Children 1S« Roy and Jack Welch vs. Bill Canny and A! 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