The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 18, 1950 · Page 12
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, October 18, 1950
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PAGE TWELVE BLYTHEVILLE (ARK'.) COURIER NEWS Paps Invade Jackson WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER !«, Juniors' Perfect Record at Stake ;But Tough Opponent 'Thar Won Last Year i Might Do It Again Coach Earl Sfabler's Blytheville Papooses will lay their undefeated and unscorecl on record on the line tonight when they tangle with the Jackson, Tenh., junior eleven at Jackson. Winner.'! of three straight contests the Paps have yet to have their goal line crawd by enemy - backs. In their three games they have compiled a total of 79 points winning over Marked Tree 35-0; Poplar ; Bluff, Mo., 18-0 and Para- goiild 26-0. • •. But Coach Stabler is expecting Ills record to be changed somewhat when his team returns Irom jack- son tonight. The Golden Bears defeated the Paps last year and are . expected to be just as tough this year. The Paps witnessed only a light drill yesterday as they tapered off their two day practice period in preparation for the game. Yesterday's session svas only a dress rehearsal' drill with the accent on sharpening the offensive attack in a dummy .scrimmage. The' Paps will be In full force when they take the field against the Tennesseeans tonight. Injuries •- on the squad are few and minor and Coach Stabler stated that his starting' eleven will be ready to go at kickoff time. Starting for the Paps tonight will be jDrewy O'Dell and Bill Gilbow at ends, Kelly Jones and Bill Spen- cer'at tackles, RODPrt Birmingham ;and Bill While at. guards, Leon Priyett at center, Rslph Snyder at quarterback; Tommy Mosley and Norbett Blanke'nship at halfbacks and Bob Childress, fullback. Chicago Bears Make Lujack a Running Back CHICAGO, Oct., 18. OP)— Johnny Lujack I* like the baseball pitcher who slammed a home run. Always respected »s a passer, the Chicago Bears' quarterback now is doing more,with his legs than"with hi« arm. And it he happyl Just like • Wd Who has won all the marbles. > AH : this doesn't mean that the former Notre Dame all-America no longer is a feared passer. It's Just that h« is on the run more than at !any time in' his football career • nd it in the position to become the.greatest bamboozler of the opposition the program has produced. fJormally, especially In the pro ranks,- a quarterback Is only a pass'«• and defenses can be galled accordingly. Now comeK Hijack, reach- Ing that Utopia of keeping his foes completely In the dark. Will he run or pass? He always has been a gifted runner, but because of irjjury possibilities,-he was harnessed and exploited as a passer both by Coach Frank Leahy at Notre Dame and George Halas of the Bears. But this season, Johnny broke loose. In five games he has parried the ball 28 times for 192 yards — nearly a 7 yard average. He has scored six touchdowns, one on a 35 yard, jaunt against, the Chicago Cardinals Oct. 8. This was the longest running touchdown he ever made, although against Purdue he once scooted Just about as far. It: all, he galloper! through the Cards for 80 yards In 10 trips, his greatest ball-toting day. Manila Is Organizing Ball Club To Play Parnell Barnstormers Manila citizens were making ready today for tlielr one last fling st baseball this year. They were netting together * team to play Mel Parnell's barnstorming major league players at Jaycee Field in.Manila Friday night. ': + Opposing the big leaguers will be Tonight-Chicks Expect Whitehaven to be Tough )e Is Defending* County Crown Cade! Center Is Lineman of Week Porkers' Bob Griffin Places Third in AP Poll; McColJ Second By TKI) MKIi:i{ NEW YORK. Oct. 18. I1T}~ For his superb defensive play against Michigan last Saturday, defensive center Klmcr Stout of Army's unbeaten and imtidd eleven, today was named the Assoclaled Press college football lineman of the week. JViir times the legions from Ann Arbor were thrown back In tiic shadow of Ihe Army goal posts. Leading this defense was Stout, a 20-year-old Junior from South River, N.J. Thus to the b:ll, 180-vjound Cadet goes a major share pf the credit for helping Army retain its No. 1 ranking in the weekly A.P. poll. Stout called the defensive signals. With all but one of Michigan's threats thrown back it Is evident Slciil svas calm and alert under pressure. "He was very important," said Col. Rod Blaik, Army coach.' This could be classified as the understatement of the week. Siout put on his vivid performance in New Yoi'k. Across the conn- try In California, big Bill McColl, Stanford end, came through with topnotch performance against Santa Ciar'a that earned him second place in the lineman po!]. Griffin Third The 20-year-old McColl, standing 6:04 and weighing 225 pounds, played left end on Defense, then switched to right end on offensive. Against Santa Clara he nlso was used as safety man. Stanford, favorite to win the Pacific Const Conference, won bv ten points, but it was a tight squeeze and it took McColI's pass catching to turn the trick. A center. 238-pound Bob Griffin, of Arkansas, came In for high praise for his work against Baylor. He was switched to tackle on defense and achieved the hope of all linemen- he intercepted a Baylor pnss and ran 46 yards -for a touchdown. Said Arkansas Coach Otis Douglas: "We switched Griffin to tackle on defense because we thought he could get the job done.' He did great Job. He played a fine game at offensive center, too Paul Williams,'Texas end; and Bob Ward. Maryland guard, were two more of the 44 linesmen nominated, who came In for high pral e Charles to Fight Barone in First Defense of Title NEW YORK, Oct. 18. «>>— Ezznrd Charles will fight as a U-karat champion for the first time in his career when he defends his heavyweight title against Nick Barone in a 15-round bout at Cincinnati Nov. 28. Charles fi-on the NBA title in June. 1940. when he defeated Jersey Joe Walcott. He was recognized In all states but New York, and there were some who refused to recognize him at all. Not while Joe Louis was around, they said. But Charles whipped the Brown Bomber and earned national recognition. So from now on he will pick up the champion's share of the purse, which will be 42'i per croup of Mississippi County semipro players, many of whom played for (he Manila semi-pro team during the summer season. The game is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. i'arncll, mound ace of the Boston Red Sox who pitched for the Bly- thoullc-Army Atr Field nine during World war II, will bring phj- M from six American and Nation- il League teams to oppose the Manila semi-pros. Included on Ihe All-Stars roster will be throe St. Louis Cardinal pitchers, liowle Pollet, Tod • Willis ,ind George (Red) Munger. Krnory (liul)ba) Church of the National League champion Philadelphia Phils, also will see mound service with the All-Slars. I'arurll to SUrl Parncll Is scheduled lo start the game with the other hurlers alternating at two-inning Intervals. Other members of the All-Star squad will be Mat Batts, Boston Red Sox catcher; Earl Torgeson, oBston Braves, first base; Connie Ryan of the Cincinnati Reds a't second; Lou Klein, formerly of the Cards now of the Pacific Coast League ,at short stop; and Grady Hatten of the Reds at third. In the outfield will be Jim Rusell ol the Brooklyn Dodgers, Joe Adcock of the Reds and Tom Wright of the Red Sox. Harold (Trigger) Wall, a member of the Manila semi-pro team and a member of the committee in charge of plans for the game stated that, the Manila team will be made up mostly of local talent. Several Mississippi County and Southeast Missouri boys, who' are now playing in the' minor leagues will play for the Manila team, ing major league all stars, will play On Oct. 26, Harry Walker's tour- at Armorel Park iri an afternoon :amc. Croat troops, who came to France as "Mercenaries" in 1600. brought the first bright colored fancy neckpieces with them. During the "Thirty Years War" their neckpieces were adopted and well called Cravats after the Croats. cent this time. Barone. a native of Syracuse, N. Y., will get n't. per cent, plus an unexpected crack at the biggest prize of all. Ranked sixth among the light heavyweights, he is a crowd pleas- Ing fighter uith a' tiff right punch but short on experience. BIG THINGS IN SMALL PACKAGES—Four backs from small schools in the southwest and Wyoming loom as potential AU-Americns. Brad Rowland, left, of Mc.Milrry is a paint-ijelting halfback. John (Model T) Ford, top center, Hardin-Siinmons quarterback, completed 26 touchdown passes last year. Wyoming halfback Eddie Talbroom. bollorn, carries a lot of mail. Whizzer While of Arizona State lias ' been called the best halfback in Ihe land by professional coaches. McMurry and Hirdin-Simmons are situated at Abilene, Tex. Osceola Junior Gridders Seek Fourth Victory Coach Johnny Bearden's Osccola junior Seininolcs will go after their fourth win of the season tomorrow night when they meet the Paragould Junior Bulldogs at Hale Field in Osceola. Kickoff time is set for 8 o'clock. The Seminoles, one of the smallest Junior teams in the history of the school, won their third game of the season last week, defeating Kci- ser 25-7. They also hold victories over Parkin and Marked Tree. Their only loss was to Shawnee. The junior Scminoles began Arkies Beat Rustic Inn Team in Bowling Loop The Arkies took three games from Die Rustic Inn as the Ladies Bowling League got under way last night at Van's Bowling Alleys. Highest individual score for the evening was made by Miss Myrtle Sexton, captain of the losing Rustic Inn with a 158. High for the winners was the Ar- kic captain, . Miss Frances Jones with 146. The . Ladies League will bowl every Tuesday night, league officials announced this morning, and other teams are in the process of being organized. PaH-y Berg Takes Lead ar Ft. Smith FORT SMITH, Ark.. Oct. 18. (AP) —Professional Patty Berg of Minneapolis .champion for the last two years, and two amateurs had to break a three-way tie for medalist honors as match play started in the sixth annual Hardscrabble Women's Open Golf Tournament here todav. The 77s scored yesterday in qualifying rounds by Miss Berg. Betty .MacKinnon of Dallas and Betsy Rawls of Austin, Tex., were two over women's par. But that was two strokes better than anyone else did on the diffi- j cult Hardscrabble country club course, where championship flight qualifying scores ran as high as 90. working tor the Paragould invasion yesterday afternoon. Coach Bearden sent his junior tribe through a long practice session with the accent on offensive play. Following tomorrow night's game the junior Seminoles will have three games remaining to be played, return engagements with Shawnee N'ov. 2 and with Keiser on Nov. 16 and a game with Blytheville's Papooses Nov. 9. Clemson Takes Lead in Total Offense Race NEW YORK. Oct. 18. «•)— Clemson's unbeaten Tigers have rolled up more yards running: and passing than any other major football tea in the country. Coach Frank Howard's crew — the nation's only unscored upon major eleven—wns Idle last Saturday, but climbed Into the No. 1 position as Arizona State (Tempe) and Army slipped. rn three games. Clemson has tried' 211 offensive plays and made 1.4S8I yards. That's an average of 490 yards per game. . Princeton moved from fourth to second plncc. The Tigers, according to figures of the National Collegiate Athletic Bureau, have averaged 460.7 yards for three games. Southern Methodist, sparked by Fred Benners, retained its lead in the forward passing offense department. In four, games, the Mustangs have averaged 265.8 yards per game. They've flipper! 123 aerials and completed 70—nine for touchdowns. Both Also Seeking To Protect Their , Unbeaten Records Coach Russell Mosley had his Blytheville Chicks hard at work yesterday in prepara- tiii for their expected tough battle with Whitehaven, Tenn./Friday night. The Chicks invade Whitehaven for a tusscl with the Tigers In Whitehaven's new stadium. The Tigers are defending. Shelby County, Tenn., champions. Both teams will have incentives in the game as both will be protecting unbeaten records. However, the Chicks' record'reaches a little further than does 'the Tigers'. So far Blytheville has won six in a row while the Tigers have won four and tied one. The Tigers opened the season by tying South Side of Memphis 8-0. Since then they have. won fror> Corinth. Miss., Milllnqlon, Tenii., Osccola. and Collierville, Tenn. The Chicks witnessed a ions, offensive session yesterday as'Coach Mosley attempted to sharpen up his attack a bit.. They climaxed the drills with n hard scrimmage that ended well after dark. List's Orthodox and Split T * Wliitebaven employs both the orthodox and split T offensive formation. Against Collierville last week the Tigers used the .split T but against Osceola two weeks ago they used the tight or orthodox T. Coach Dukie Speck of Osccola said yesterday that Whitehaven would give Blylheville a rough time. The Tigers downed his Sominoles 19-1-1, coming from behind in the last half to score the win. Speck reported that Whitehaven has a pair of "touchdown twins" in halfback David Ransom and fullback Bobby Ifolley. "Both boys.are fast, "he saici, "and if (his Ransom ^els by the line of scrimmage, look out." Against Osceola, Speck said, the Tigers used no passing atta "They did not attempt to pass once, just pounded the tackles and guards," he said. "However." Speck speculated, "if Blytheville plays hard football, believe you'll take them." The Chicks were slated for another rough session today which will be their final one of the week They will taper off with workout tomorrow night. a Co ray Barred From Cardinals' News Conference ST. LOUIS, Oct. 18. (If)— By request of the club, baseball broadcaster Harry Caray was not on hand Mopday when Eddie Dyer announced he was bowing out ai manager of the St. Louis nals. . ' Caray has. broadcast Cardinal games' for. several years and u under contract to broadcast the club's - games- next year. A brewery sponsors the radio broadcast:, Caray said he did not know why the club asked him not lo attend the news conference. A Cardinal spokesman said there would be no comment from the club. Both the radio announcer and a represents- five, of the club said there was no friction between Caray and th« Cardinal front office. Dyer was reported Eo feel (hat Cnray engaged in too much "second finessing" of the manager's strategy as the Cardinals skidded to » second division finish this year. The Post-Dispatch said a Cardinal representative ' told Caray (he club feared an "incident" between radio announcer and Dyer if Caray •utended the. news conference. The redwood is the only tre« known to possess a living heart Strips of living cells run through tho heartwood. Nuthin' like it! CABIN STILL ass* AIL KENTUCKY ^STRAIGHT BOURBON rWHfSKEY 90 Proof i o u i s v i KEN T u c ic PLANNING TO A TELEVISION SET? Remember, you have }usi 1 1 mare days to choose your set before the 10% government 'tax is put into effect on November 1. Come down this week and see our ADMIRAL Te/e. . ffie finest you con buy. 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