The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 28, 1952 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, November 28, 1952
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BLTTHBVtLLE (ARK.)' COURIER Chicks Close Season with 35-7 Win over Catholic High Rockets Tribe Stirs to Life After Visitors Score First- Year's Record at 7-3 After a slow start, which saw Iheir opponents draw flrst blood, the Blytheville Chicks yesterday closed out t h • 1952 football season at Haley Field wilh a Thanksgiving Day win over the Catholic High Rockets of i/ittle Rock by n score of 35-7. • /" Having a decided advantage In weight, the Chicks had little trouble holding Ihe Rockets to 42 net yards on the ground, but met with more difficulty solving the passing of Quarterback Larry Wilson In the early part of Ihe game. A Blytheville fumble, recovered by John Oswald for Catholic High on the Chicks 47 yard line set the stage for the Initial score. 'Unable to move on the ground after reccjving Blythevllle's kickoff, Rocket Quarterback Wilson took to the air with a pass" for 25 yards to end Mao Smith. The Chicks held and Little Rock punted ' out of bounds on the Btylhevllte Icn. The Chicks quickly moved the ball out on 20-yard runs by .Benny Hays and Tommy Mosley, but the attack stalled Inches short of a first down and .the Catholics took over on downs on their own 31, Fumble Sets Up Score The Rockets failed to gain and Snider returned their punt to.'tha Chicks 44. Three plays later Oswald grabbed a Chick fumble which was converted Into a" touchdown. .Wilson started the move with a pass to Peters good for 31 yards lo the 17. Peters, on a pitch out, made eight and .Wilson sneaked for a nrst down on the Chick eight. A spot pass trom Wilson to Billy Skarda. was good for the tally, in the conversion attempt, Wilson passed to'Mac Smith to put Catholic High out in tront 7-0. At this point the Chicks came to life and roared back lo lie the score «nd take command of the game. Bob Chlldress set up the Chicks' first TD with a fine kickorT return, aided by nice blocking, from his own SO to the Rockets' 25. From there Blythsvllie scored In one play on a "steeper" pass from. Chlldress to Captain Montroe Holland. • • Ke. _ieth Fisher kicked his nrst oJ three.'extra points lo knot (he score at 7-7. Snider recovered Blythevllle's on- Me kickoff on the Catholics' 44 as the quarter ended, The Chicks' pourr became more evident during the second quarter Trojans Aim To Protect Clean Slate Haven't Had Perfect Year Since 1932 B.v CHARLES CHAMBERLAIN _ SOOTH BEND, Ind. </F) - Notre Dame's fearless wrecking crew will try to slay Southern California's defensive football stant tomorrow and end the season as the nation's No. 1 spilcr, Upset fe\er Is climbing In this gridiron empire like it did three weeks ago when Ihe Fighting Irish topped Oklahoma 27-21 In a nationally televised game that still has the country talking. Tomorrow's contest, starting at 1 p.m. (GST), will be viewed by a national TV audience following the Army-Navy game In Philadelphia that begins one half hour earlier Officials of NBC, the outlet, estimate that about 35 minutes of the Bame will be shown in the bobtailed double-feature. • Siwntrs Got II Oklahoma was one of the three conference champions this season that were blasted from the undefeated ranks by the Inspired underdog Irish. Texas and Purdue also fell as Notre Dame fashioned its current record of six victories, two losses, to Michigan State and Piltsburgh and one tie, with Penn. the Ivy League titlist. other Notre Dame victims were North Carolina. Navy and Iowa last week 27-0, Unbeaten Southern California, the Pacific Coast conference's Rose Bowl hope against the Big Ten's Wisconsin on Jan. I, has a nine game winning string. The Trojans. ranked No. 2 nationally lo No. 7 for the Irish, haven't lost since Notre Dame spilled them 19-12 In the 1951 finale. Fust Since '33 By defeating Notre Dame, the men of Troy can register their first unbeaten-untied season since 1932, when they shout out'the Irish 13-0 In stride. favorite. They are a touchdown Tomorrow's clash Is the 245th in > bitterly-fought scries between Ihe two schools. If marks the first appearance of. the Trojans at Notre , » Dame since. 1949 when the Irish *mashed to « 32-0 triumph, biggest victory margin of the entire rivalry. .. Notre Dune has won 1< games •nd Ued two) .Of the 23 played, six h»vt been decided b} three points or le« and 14 bj two. touchdowns or as they ground out two more touchdowns to 'take a 31-7 lead «t hulf- llme. ' ' : i . Neither learn could go as (he second quarter opened and th* Chlnki gained on > punt exchange ns Snider, almost .breaking clear, returned Smith's kick 25 yards to Catholic High's 35. Tommy, Rac«ft Over Moslcy, Hays and Snider advanced to the Kockets' seven In four running plays. Hays then carried Info the end zone, but Illegal use of the hands cost Blytheville 15 yards. On the next play. Mosley picked up good blocking and toured around end for the six-pointer. Fisher converted, giving the Chicks t 14-7 lead. A partially blocked kick ««t up Ihe third Blythevltle score. Holland's klckofT got past the Little Rock receivers and was downed on the 10. Two nishhiK trlei and * pass failed to click for the Rockets and Smith's deflected punt uns Inkcn by the Chicks on (he visitors' 25 Chlldress' passes In Moslcj mid Holland netted IB yards and a first down on the Calhollcs 1 Id. Snider gained six around end and Hays piled over the tackle slot for the marker. Fisher booted the point and the Chicks Icrt:'2I-7 with three and a half minutes left In ,the first half. After Klcrre gained 13 to his own 49 Children Intercepted Wlhon's pass on Blythevllle's 44. Holland Gfts Safety .The .half ended : with Chlldross trying for the end ?one with long passes from the spread . formation, Early In the third quarter, the Chicks picked up a two-point, safety after a deep penetration Inlo Rocket territory stopped tour yards short of the TD Catholic Highs kickofl ncnt out of bounds on the Chick 47. A Chll- dress to Holland paw was good for 10 jards and a sparkling run by Stiider, wi'h a kt.v block from Hays snlned 25 to the Roc'k'eV 11, Four efforts by Ihe Chicks missed a nrst down by a fool, and Ihe Catholics took over on their own Jour. On their nrst scrlmnuge pins, Holland broke through and nailed French in the end zone for two points. - The Chicks Immediately moved back Into scoring position as -Little Rock kicked off from their own 20 ibllotslng the safetj, and Hays re turned to the Rockets' 35. Snider, with excellent blocking got a first down on the 21 After another first on the 11, Snider drove over tackle for (he touchdown Fisher missed Ihe conversion attempt. Hall Kernvers The final score of the liame came quickly as Charles Ray Hall grabbed Blytheville's onslde kickoff on the Rockets' 43. ' Mosley went oft tackle for 10, and Charles Oariicr, In for Cliil- drcss at quarterback, picked up four On a fake pass, Mosley went all the way. but nn Illegal motion penalty brought the play back. A pass from niulh-grader Bobby Jones to Holland was complete for 24 yards lo the Rockets' eight, and from there Jones circled right end Following p (m t exchanges in the opening minutes o[ the fourth quarter, the Chicles, with junior boys Jones. Freddie Akers. Charles Abbott, and .senior Charles Oarnes and -soph Kenneth Fisher leading the ?,"5I- " riva " cct i 'o the Catholic 7. hut, a scries of penalties vill 's 4 back to Bl5 ' lhe Wilh Jones showing excellent pawing form, the Chicks were again moved With this Blytheville vnnt A n J '•* "*&» 11H racked up their seventh win asainsi three losses for the season. Defeat;, S 1 " 1 ,? "LLIf ," ands °' N ° f 'h Little . The lineups: Blytheville Holland. Criner Michnel ' Privet t Garner Hodge Oilbow Childress Snyder Mosley Hays K>3 Catholic LE LT LQ C RG RT RE QB HB HB FB Smith Schay Vbzinla Hardin Eichelmann Oswald Skarda Wilson French Kierre Peters Substitutes: Blytheville — Fisher, Cobb, Kelly jonrs. Miller, Fong, C Hall, Hill. Black, Shanks. West, Akers, Charles Abbott. Bobby Jones O'Brien, Fred Abbott: Catholic High — Waggoner, Weathersbee, Perln, Stvope. SUlMIrs First downs Yds. Rushing Pas«s Alt. Completed Yds. Parsing iril. by Fumbles Opts. Fbles. Rcc. Punts Punt avg. Penaltte* Bly. II J23 n 7 95 1 1 t S 423 I C.H. 6 42 10 5 72 0 2 1 6 2« 1 CHICKS' FIRST — Monlroe Holland Is shown awaiting Red Childress' to« as. Blylheville used the sleeper play In the first quarter to gain Its initial six-pointer. The play covered 25 yards. (Courier News Photo) Marked Tree Dumps Osceola by 45-13 Score OSOEOLA — Coach John Bearden returned to Osceola ycsteiHay and brought with him 1 a speedy group of Marked Tree Indians who gave the local Scmlnotcs • 45-13 thumping. • : . ' Osceola scored In the first quarter when Wnrhllrst, recovered a Marked Tree fumble, on the latter's six. Dunn plunged over In two tries. The Indians, .however, roared right . bjtckVwIlh a march of 57 ynrd^ \\hfcji was capped by Adamson's otf-fackle drive. In the scclnd quarter, thc.y picked up a Scminnle fumble on the 39 and Adamson ran 39 on the next play from scrimmage. Osceola stayed In Ihe game when it drove 38 yard.s, mainly on Dunn's running, for a 13-12 advantage, Head Man Job At Arkansas For Frosty? JONESBORO W) — The Jonesboro Sun says there's a "strong movement" afoot to got the University of Arkansas football roach- Ing job for Forrest (Frosty) England, and England thinks it's a good Idea. England, coach at Arkansas Slate for seven years, takes his Indians to the R^fricrrator Bowl at Evans- vllle. Ind.. next week. The Sun said that several people. Including "many in position lo do something about It," are booming for England for the University post. "T'm corlalnly interested and 1 would love to have the Job." said England, when asked for comment on (he report. "But the most> important thing lo me right now Is lo got my, tall rlub In shape for Ihe Refrigerator Bowl game next week." Little Rock Defeats Cats Br The Avorfnled Prens Not a championship was at stake when -44 high schools clashed In traditional Thankstiivinpr Day games yesterday, but that didn't slow Ihe action as the boys. In most cases, settled feuds o( many ye.irs standing. In the hlglilicht o( the holiday schedule, the Little Rock Tigers added another victim lo their casualty list, whipping North Little Rock. 25-f>. Little Rock, unbeaten In Arkansas competition, already hart the biggest plum In high srhool foolb.ill—the Bla Seven Conference tllle—In the jack. Yds. Penalties 45 Individual Rushing- Blylhevllle Tries Gncd. 10 9 10 Snyder Mosley Hays .. Fisher Holland Hill Jones Akers Garner Catholic Htgh Tries Wilson 3 French 6 Klerre ....... 5 Pitts ,. , 1 .3 83 50 47 13 7 -2 13 0 12 Grtctl. 0 7 ,Av f . 8.3 5.5 4.7 4.3 7 -2 2.6 0 6 Av| 0 U 32 Dunn made the TD. Then, Osceola could no longer hold the gate 1 shut. . Adamson Intercepted a Dunn pass and ran 60 yards nn the next play I 0 score. Davis passed 33 yards on fourth-down for another, bole- mil n was hts target. This gave Marked Tree a 25-13 halftimo lead. Marked Tree- drove 12 yards ... the third quarter with Davis going over on a keeper. . - ^ The Indians then recovered the ktckoff on the Osceola .26 and Spurlock did the honors from one foot away, ' ' In the final period. Rogers' pass was Intercepted on the Oscepla 46 and after Adnmsn and Davis had moved to the five. Spurlock went over.'.The game ended with Marked Tree on the Osceola six. Six boys were In the final football game for Osceola. Some graduate and others get caught by the eight semester rule. = They are Jesse Fleming. Jimmy Sheldon. Jimmy Little. Illtes Hurch. Billy Cantrell and Billy Hill. Coach Bearden of Mnrkert Tree Is a Jormer Osccols • assistant coach. x In yesterday's game, he gained a full measure of revenge for the 10-21 pasting Osceola handed him Inst year. College Football By The Assnchtncl Press MIDWEST Cincinnati 34 Miami (Ohio! 9 Western Reserve 48 Case 7 Wichita 34 New Mexico A&M 6 SOUTHWEST Texns 32 Texas A&M 12 Paris (Tex) JC 39 Liltle Rock JC 0 William Jewell 45 Ouachlta 7 FAR''WEST Wyomlnsr ai Denver 14 Utah 20 Utah Slalc 0 Santa Clara 15 Snn Jose 7 FRIDAY, WOT. *, «et High School Hish School Southeast Missouri Maiden 21, Dexter 0 Portageville «, Hayti 0 Sikeston 39, Charleston e : - Oaj-uthcrsville 0. Kennctt 9 '• Poplar Bluff 20, cape Girardeau 0 Indians Upset Pirates 25-7 Felts Sparks Victory In Season's Closer SHAWNEB — Closing their season Wednesday night, tho Shan-nee Indians scored an upset victory over the Burdelte Pirates by a 25-7 score In a game played at Shawnee Sparked by Captain Billy Felts, fullback, who marie two touchdowns and set up another, the Indians looked like a different team from that of previous games. The first score came in the second quarter after a sustained drive by. Shawnee was capped by a 22 yard end run by Captain Felts for the TD. ' : Tackle Buddy Felts set up . Ihe second Indian tally when he Intercepted, a Burdette pass on the Pirates 48. Battle, taking a seven- yard pass .from Brewer, went over (he 19 for the TD. In the third quarter. Billy Felts again broke Into the open and'ran 46 yards for six-points. Burdette scored in the fourth period, with Langley. .carrying on a quick-opener 39 yards Into the end zone. Langley circled end for the extra-point. ' Taking Biirrietle's kickoff, Captain Felts returned 70 yards to set up the Indians' filial score. Brewer tallied on a quarterback sneak from three yards out. . The Indians only successful conversion attempt was a placement kick by Gourteaux. ; The lineups:' Shawnee Pos. Burdette Dowen ..... . L.E. ...... Garner Bradshiuv .... U.T Perkins Samotis L.o Wes Gmideaux C. ... McDcrrhott Speck R O, Duncan Buddy Felts . R.T Eppcrs^i Wilson R.E Payne Brewer ...... Q.B Long Battle H.B. ..... Langley Harrison .... H.B Gore Billy Pelts .... F.B Cable . Substitutes; Shawnee — Hill, Col lomp, Allcnsu'orth, Rogers. Shan non, Bagley. MOSl.EY GETS LOOSE — Tommy Mosley fari- •d to pass, then ran M yards for an apparent touchdown, but a backfield In motion penalty nullified the score. (Courier News Photo) Colleges Wrap Up Season Tomorrow By ORLO ROBERTSON ' NEW YORK.(AP) — College football all but wraps up its thrill-packed 1952 season tomorrow with the traditional Army-Navy game and the final a ppe ar a nee of six bowll bound teams heading a slim program. There's a splattering of .games >cheduled for the ncKt two Saturdays but this will be the final big splash before the gridiron sport ushers in the new year wilh the annual bowl classics. A capacity crowd of 102,000, Including President Truman, will sit in on the Army-Navy proceedings at Philadelphia's Municipal Stadium with the Middies favored lo make it three straight over the Cadets but by no such margin as last year's 42-7 drubbing: Starts 1:00 P.M. . The game, scheduled to start at 1:30.p.m., EST, will be televised on the nation-wide network of NBC\ The telecast is scheduled to start at 1 p.m. , And tf that Is not enough football in one day for television's football fans, they can see the latter part of (he Notre Dame-Southern California game at South Bend, Ind. it'll be beamed over the same air waves as soon as the final gun is sounded in Philadelphia. Starting lime at Soulh Bend is 2 p.m., EST. Although five other, bowl teams are scheduled for action it is the appearance of second ranked and unbeaten Southern California against seventh ranked Notre Dame (hat has caught Ihe fancy of. football fans. The West Coast Trojans, who'll represent the Pacific Coast Conference against Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl, are n one touchdown ' favorite. The four Southeastern Conference learns which will be in bowl games are favored in traditional affairs. Georgia Tech and Mississippi, headed for the sugar Bowl, meet Georgia and ' Mississippi State, respectively. Alabama'.s opponent of Syracuse in' the Orange Bowl, takes on Auburn; and Tennessee,, picked- to meet Texas in Ihe Cotton Bowl, tangles with Vanderbilt. > Tnlsa-Tejtas Tech Tulsa's nign scoring Oolden Hurricanes, who'll take 'on Florida in the 'Gator Bowl at Jacksonville, vinds up the regular season igalnst Texas Tech. Also on the nation-wide program ire such other traditional affairs is Boston College-Holy Cross, Okln- loma-Oklahoma Aggies, Fordhnm- New York University, Tulane-Louisiana State, Virglnln-williniii and Mary, Texas Christian - Southern Methodist and Washington-Washington Stale. The last conference races were decided yesterday as Pennsylvania took the Ivy League crown with Caruthersville And Kenneit In 0-0 Tie KENNETT — Caruthersville's Tigers and the Kcnnett Indians battled to 0-0 deadlock yesterday ... their Thanksgiving Day season finale at Kennett. : . This was tre second time the two teams .had'fought to'a scoreless tie in their 23 years of rivarly The Tigers were heavily favored over Kennctt, who had dropped nine straight contests this year. Neither team could move the bal on sustained efforts, though the Tigers were on the defensive in their own territory most of the game. Caruthersville ended the season with a 6-3-1 record, scoring 130 points to H6 for their opponents. The lineups: Kcnnclt Jenkins Becchner Pope Hill Presson Walpole Vavak. Llpsey Burns Abernatry . Richey Pos. 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