The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 18, 1950 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, November 18, 1950
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riATUSPAY, MOTEMBE* it. IMP «.^_ • v ~ —- — _:— >-•' j • ••--•-... -•...,, •L.TTHEVH.LE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS <- • N . ffiAyOverpo** Marked tree 32 JTOscebbJ^ a* M-f. hi Tribe Gets 10th * Easily Reserves Ploy All Of Last Half; Reid, Hoy and Vance Shine •y GEORGE CLABR (Courier New* gporte JCdilor) i MARKED TREE, Nov. 18. , —Scoring in every quarter the Blytheville Chicks, with the reserves playing moat of the way, romped to an easy 32-6 victory over a game but sadly wl-manned Marked Tree Indian squp.d here last night for their 10th consecutive victor) of the 1050 .football season. For the Chicks' the game was a tune-up.'for' their fourth straight •«ate playoff'adventure which opens next week against Forrest City. The affair wasn't much more than a-warm up for the Chick regulars I hey scored three quick touchdowns "id then coach Russell ; Mosley turned things over to his reserves Playing rvery player dressed oul for the tilt.' Only J. c. Droke- Ihe Tribe's stalwart center, saw.diity all the way Drake played every minute of ; the game, handling his , center chores on the offense and backing the line on defense. The'victory spoiled the Indians celebration of homecoming. They crowned their homecoming queen' In i» pre-game coremohy and then'set aooH| their miserable task of try' l f> • to keep - the power-packed Chicks in check. But they gave the Marked Tree: fans only a few occi- slr ttfc,^° cheer. One .of these occa- ySt cnrn * in. ,'h'e : . fourth quarter "'hen the Indians drove 65 yards against the Blytheville reserves for their lone touchdown. • . Chicks, Score Early It didn't take the Chicks long to Bet rolling. They scored the' first lime they got the ball. Marked Tree returned the opening klckoffito the Indians 42 but were forced tb^punt Jon fourth down when Blythevllle's , . "" niitii ujyulGYllle S big line kept the yardage well ra- j tioned. Halfback Charley . (Ruff) Lutes who saw only limbed service In the game, took the punt at the Blytheville 15 and returned to the 30 Six Plays later the Chicks scored. Halfback -Mel Hay set up.the touchdown when he tossed a 3* yard pass to end Ted Vance who was hauled | down at the Marked Tree 30. FulU ; back Robert. Held,- who was the ; Chicks', big wheel in the first half t moved, over tackle for -seven .and iH ut U,f53f <l .-?. ive -ni'ore. And then Haylplunged bver'frbm Uieone and IT "" 4 " "-'"--booted the extra point **^L& uJ1 .9. k .JW,fk.j?y. halfback I at their own 40 less than lutes later and It look them c Play to add seven more hPof~ the, Polo Giounds, _ --' be *h«'«ritii'e Georgetown learn and the refere. am s Dave Ficca had no privacy at all. Despite being practically surround^ ed, the scatback picked up 25 yards, ] Hay I plunged b ! Lerdy Criner.b I for £7-6 lead. _ On the-first play from scrimmage ^t rh SS ^,, 5 °, y . ards to Van « »ho "°. k lhe "»"-»l. the Marked Tree 10 and erased the goal line standing up crmer made'lt 14-0 with a per• ecl kick from placement fh"*?'? Tr " 'rt«1 "gain late In the first period but couldn't get rolling against , the chicks' defense' Quarterback' Billy Jennings TwnVs ball handling was one of ihe In* . ,T? e .u qUarler en!ied ln two plays with the ball at the chicks , £"£ 'he first play of. Ihe second quarter reserve, half back Donairi Gentry got It a" f ?> > 'H' taCk ' e and "Si mSj tt a first down at the Marked Tree for b L* m "*™ n * ov « "le other tackle for 12 yards. Then Hay returned to the the bea C . game and lofted ln 41-y , > kick .for the point after tlally blocked. Reserve. p«, r i n The reserves started flowing in *l hat point, and the Indians *ot',? p their offensive steam. Working from iw. 0 systems the . T wo'kng Notre Dame box. thev rolled for 17 '" Adan «on;and scatback rewer-leading the way, -be- tore they had to punt the P " nt " l " " 1E B| J' l "e- C reservcs P'^ed up two " • ; • i . .-: : ;—r—, (he 2«. Reserve fullback Joe Tomlinson and O'Brien found the go- Ing rough through Indians' line'and Gentry was forced to punt on fourth down. Marked Tree got possession of the ball at its 35 and the quarter ended a play later. \ Ad»mson and Brewer sot the Indians to rolling again as the fourth period opened and Marked Tree drove 65 yards to its lone touchdown, in two plays, the Indians moved lo the 48 and the fullback Johnny Prince, in three plays drove to the BJytheville 32. Jcnningt Scorn Prince and'Adamson continued to pound through big holes In the Ohlck reserve line and moved to the nine. End Don Canada set up-the touchdown going to-the one'on an end around and quarterback Jennings got the score on a sneak. The extra point kick was wide. ' But the Blytheville reserves came right back. They got » big break on a Gentry punt that actually set up the touchdown. The punted ball struck a Marked Tree.player trying to block end Jim Oossett at the 50 and Gossett fell on the-ball. O'Brien raced 25. yards on the first play and followed'it with five more on the third. Reserve fullback 3harley May. on a buck, moved lo the Marked Tree nine from where quarterback Freddie Smith on two straight sneaks scored just as the game ended. J. c. Droke tried the extra point kick but missed Starting lineuos: Bljthevilk -. Fw. Marked Tree Tech's Wonder Boys Defeat Little Rock Junior CollegeJ2-0 Vance Boyd ..... Mayo Droke Hod~ge~"."' Mack Hay D. Reid .. Mel Hay . Lutes . L.E. L.T : L.G. . C. . ; RE .;Q.B . H B. . H B. . F.B: Phillip* ...... Payne ."..:. Dean Kelly • .. By CARL BELL LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 18. ^-Henderson'! Readies, a pr'e-season , . . as, a pre-season favorite, could-for all practical P iirpo«_wrap up the Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference football championship this afternoon The Reddies retained 'a shot at* ihe title when Arkansas TeclTupset Little Rock Junior College'last night but must get two vlctoriw or a win and a tie in their two remaining games to finish on top. They play lough Arkansas StaU .at Jonesboro this afternoon In Uie big, one. A Henderson 1 triumph 'over Ouachita next week is fully expected. Little Rock's Trojans could have grabbed the championship by winning last night, but -Tech wa» too much for them, : to the tune of 11-0 Now, the only way the Trojans can' become champs Is for Henderson to lose. Little Rock .has completed Its league schedule. p . , i The Wonder Boys of Tech lived up to their nickname fully as they threw up a defense, which left the favored Trojans as close u the 10- yard line only" twice and never any closer. That defense, combined with touchdown runs of u and 21 yards yars by fleet-footed Jack Simpson, did the tri •; Canada Jennings Adamson -. Brewer Prince Substitutions: Blytheville — H Koonce, O'Brien, Gentry. Tomlinson. M. L. Criner, E..Koonce. Gossett, Lunsford, Hornberger, May, M. Koonce, Harrell.'Brown, Smith Abbott, D. Lloyd. Marked Tree—Redd, Moore, Young, D. Moore. Scarbrough, Davis, Connor, Gentry, H. Phillips, Mccane. Scoring touchdowns: Blytheville—Mel Hay. Vance 2, R. Reid and Smith. Marked Tree —Jennings. Extra points: Blytheville ^Criner 2. Officials; referee — Andy House, umpire—Lamar Watson, linesman- Carroll Smith Game St.Unties Blrthr- Marked First Downs Yds Gnd. Rushing ... Passes Attempted .., Passes Completed . . Yds. and. Passing . Passes Intercepted by Fumbles . Oppfe Fumbles Rec. Pimti ' Avg. Per Punt : Penalties , 4 for 50 \ds" r l for 5 yds Individual Records. Bljtheville Tries Gnd. Avg. rllle .9 190 10 7. 157 0 2 3 1 35 Tree halt rf ... J c a " Intercepted pa'ss halted the drive. Marked Tree retaliated by reeling off two 10-yard fains but halftime checked the The majority of the Chick regulars returned to the game long £lT! h ,!° scoro ? fourth touchdown i . alf * mhlulc rV M , 1 " P the la "- v with Player Lute.s Reid . Hay . O'Brien . Gentry . .. I Tomllnson May Smith . .. Tolnls Phyer Jennings Adarmon Brewer . Prince . Canada . "cond Ed«l line, ttim- "P nl the o h , at the «. Heraced across he M ,'.1 alone, but coming up trom the rear last wns the speedy Brewer who jauled him down trom hlhfnd .1 From there it took Reid onlv two plays to score. He got 10 at t"ar*> 9 2 10 II 4 1 2 18 52 15 60 32 0 4 190 7,50 6 ' 2.90 0 4 4.50 Totals 42 Marked Tree Tries Gnd. Avg. 3 « 2 9 47 5.22 8 39 4.87 9 31 3.44 ........ 1 4 4 ' 30 127 4.23 The word dune was first applied to the great sand mounds along the seacoasts of northern France, Holland and Denmark. --J*.-"*^ 9*upp«f| . Little Rock's heretofore powerful rushing attack got nowhere, and its passes were desperate, spotty efforts.; .-. -;' r ,;;«.. •• • : David Anderson/trie AIC's greatest one-man' show/ was in usual formjtast night and herded Arkansas-A;?* MY to a »-« victory over College of the'Otarks. The triple- threat Boll Weevil quarterback passed for two touchdowns. Then he ran SO yards and lateraled to Herman West on a 31-yard play that produced the other tally. A six-yard plunge by Fritz Hi- rens was all there was to Oiarka' scoring.. :. Two Ate elevens won over Oklahoma teams In Interstate competition. ...-.,-. *^ Jim Devazier ran 47 yards for one touchdown Imd passed to W. p Grizzle for another to "lead State Teachers over Northeastern Oklahoma State, 25 to 7. at Tahlequah, Okla. Ray Hefley ran 411 yards for a touchdown, and Joe White passed 33 yards to Shelby Helmbeck for the other Teachers' marker. Ouachita registered tys second victory In eight tries, trouncing impotent Poteau Junior College, 42-0, The Tigers scored in every quarter] while Poteau never threatened. rne week's play will' be rounded out as Hendrix meets Bethel College at McKenle, Tenn., tonight. Catholic Teams Play Tomorrow , The fighting Irish of Immacul ate Conception : .Catholic Grade School will meet a Memphis Catholic ' grade school team at Haley Field tomorrow afternoon at 2-30 The Irish will be looking for their second straight' victory in the lilt Last week' the Blytheville team defeated St. Mary's of Paragou'ld 13-7 here. i , The, game will be open lo the public. Kickeroos Win Over Rockets In Soccer Play -. The surging Kickeroos served notice on the league that they were .team to beat in soccer play yesterday afternoon by hanging a S-2 defeat on the Rockets »t Little Park. The winners dominated :the play in the. second and third periods after, the Rockets-had Jumped to the front with their first goal-in the opening period/ hanny Edgmbn scored both tallies-for the losers. The Kickeroos got''down"-to' bus- ness In the second quarter by scoring three times and added a ebuplt in the third period. Jimmy Gee led th« jcoring with 2 whle Glen O'Neal, Max Owens and Jim Hen- aon'scored one each. " The Kjcteroos .meet the league leading Mustang* Monday afternoon in what should be the game of the season. - Keg Teams To Play Cape Grrdrdeow Two teams of. Cape Glrardeau, MO. bowlers ' will invade Van's Bowling Lanes tomorrow.afternoon for matches with two Blytheville teams. : , Cape Oirardeau's Excelsior Fuml- -ams ^ ompan3 ' men "wl women omen all-stars In the douNe- FootbolI Scores Coonlr Blytheville 32, Marked Tree 6 Osceola 20, Earle 0 Sl»le Tulsa Daniel Webster 32, "ay- etteville M North Little Rock 41. Jonesboro 8 Mablvale 19, Bismarck 0 Falrvlew U, Bearden « Paris 19, Mansfield 1» White Hall 8, star City 8 (lie) Siloam Springs 25, Sprlngdale 14 Montlcello 12, Dumas 0 Dlerks 2«, Norphlet 0 Beebie 32. Cabot 0 Wynne 20. McCrory 9 Mountain Home 24, Cassville, Mo., Searcy 13. Conway 12 McOehee 13. DeWItt 8 Jacksonville 27, Carlisle 7 Paragould 27,-Bald Knob It Forrest City 19, Hot Springs 7 Catholic High 27. Morrilton « ' DermoU-26, Hamburg 0 Newport 41, Brinkley 0 Benton lj, Malverh ,0 West Memphis 7. .Marianna 7 (tie) BauxiU 20. England 0 Holly Grove 46, Barton 8 Lake Village 25, Warren 0 Stuttgart 14, Russellville 6 Batesville 34,.Pocahontas 14 • Heber Springs 27. Sloan-Hendrlx « Hope 32, Smackover 6 ' Magnolia 32, Prescott 0 Pine Bluff 40, Subiaco 13 Camden 49, Fordyce 0 •DeQueen 38, Gurdon 8 Ht Anne's 23, Ozark 0 Clarksville 2«, Greenwood n Waldron 19, Mena 0 Bentonvllle 7, Harrison 6 Van Bufen 21, Helena 14 Sheridan 21, Lonoke 0 ' El Dorado 21, Texarkana 8 Fort Smith 28, Springfield, Mo. 0 Magnet Cove 47, Lakeside B Watson Chapel 62, Wilmot 0 Atkins 47, Dardanelle 13 Clarksville 47. Greenwood 0 Waldron 19, Mena 0 Foreman M, Horatio 0 Annual growth of timber in the IV. .f 1 "* 8 ls onl y about one- ixlh the amount removed from forests. Schoolboy Teams Gir* 6 ™" 0 ' 65 Win for P/ayo// Openers By THE ASSOCIATED „ , -'for Arkansas' slat* championship high school football playoff,, beginning next week, following determination of live more district titltsts. Here's the way the teams, all dls • trlct champions, will line up In Un first round of the postseason serle to single out the state's best In three .classifications: Class AA Van Huren vs Conway Blytheville v« ForrMl'cllT RiMMllvilie-V* Camden " (The AA division hai only districts). Class A Slloara Springs vs Clarksville Sheridan TI DeQueen ffcCrory TI Paragould Wynne v« Monticello •iCI»« B »«rr.vvllle forfeits U. ,„. Stamp, vs Majnet Cove School Augusta vs Osceola Hufhe< vs Rlson Since Magnet Cove and Dea School tied for the district SB crown, the district committee select one of them to compete the 'playoffs. ' CUrkiville Wins Four teams clinched district titles and playoff berths last night in Class A, Clarksville look the bis- wl | gest score of the year, scored "eight '- Jn noinL, d0 ,n' 1 f h :'l..,"' Jt !? d ..' l « «'" ™~. „, vyiaiKbvuie IOOK the Dis- uaerack NolUe scoi., trlct 4 crown by walloping Green- touchdown and passed to en wood o fi .n .,,rt,«H.^.:. -------- , wood, 26-0, and"'SherldWwrapped '' up District 5 honors with a 21-o conquest of Lonoke. In Class B, Osceola smacked Earle, 20-0. to break a deadlock atop the District 3, and Atlklls , a gained the District 4 championship bv with a 47-13 decision over Dardan- I .Stamps became the District. 7B winner Thursday night as. Forman spilled previously unbeaten, untlec Horatio, 34-0. , h ' s on y w MI Into the end zone. Criner's kick from i Cfflsnt was^wide and the Ch™S! ^f- Reserves lutirn The reserves returned to the ei >lt«r that louchd own to get fat nan * ffn, 2 ,„ * more Mert ffcnsive battle. Led by Otntrv nf °? r * n ' •n-d'.'SSb e t played a good, hard game the Vl " £*£? dwe to "« M»'rkrt rrce Z8 before the drive bogged own and Marked Tree took over Adamson shook loose Tor 12 aiid .^'"P'^d "P. 10 to mlddeld efore the Indians we re forced to unt again, The punt went out tt BLYTHEVILLE LEGIOH ARENA WRESTLING Monday, NOY. 20 8:00 p.m. TAG MATCH G«or 9 « Strickland t, John Swenski '.''"' n. XI Geri & Jack Mood r For Reserved S«a(s, C«l» 5,W» Adulft 50e—Children 15c Also 2 l-Foll 30 Minuta Matches Swiinski TS. Moody Strickland vt £«tz , . All, other playoff entrants had been decided prior to this week. Big Six teams had a good -night against outsiders'..North Liltle Rock battered Jonesboro, 41-6; Pine Blufl walloped Subiaco. 40-13; Fort Smith Jlanked Springfield, Mo., 28-0. ani El Dorado whipped Texarkana, 21-6 The only Big Six loser, was Hot Springs which lell, 19-7, before Forrest City. . Little Rock, which already has won the Big six championship, breeied over Norman, Okla., «5-7, Thursday night. Wynne knocked McCrory from the -inks of the unbeaten and untied. 20-B, In a match of Class A powers. Jack Moody Return to . -.- f . ,;Vr-" - '.-•>". • "'-'*. .' Leg/on Big Jack Moody, the wrestling Tennessee' farmer, retui i to the Memorial Auditorium ring here itonday night io take part in the ag match feature of the American egion's wrestling bouts. Moody, a 220 pound veteran heavyweight, will team Al Geti against John Swenskl and George Strickland In the tag match feature of Monday night's bouts. Moody, a Strangle LewU headlock artist, has been a Bly'thevllte mat favorite for a number of years. However, he has not appeared here in several months, * Both Swenski and Strickland are relative newcomers to Blytheville. Strickland made hlj first appearance here . last Monday night and Swenski, a Memphis favorite', first appeared before a Blytheville crowd three weeks: ago. ' Getz, like Moody, is an oldtlmer to Blytheville fans. He i« considered by many as one of the roughest and F toi]ghe5t grapplers ever t^ perform here. . .' ., ; Two one-fall preliminary bouts are also on the card with Swenski meeting Moody and OcU meeting Strickland. Air Conditioned • By Refrigeration NEW "Your Community Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinee* Sat. * Sun. ; '' : -' Ph. 58 ; Saturday "Cowboy and Prize Fighter" Jim Brannon Saturday Owl Show "Come on leathernecks" ft. Cromwell Sunday & Monday "The Sun Downers' Robert Preston Portageville Gets 53 to 0 Victory Bulldogs Too Much For Illmo-Fornfelt; Guards Scor* Twiet Nov. tie i,r i . .^ ull(l °B5 had a' field M ^last night, running over » Little Eight Conference £u- 7 ; llu aunea live extra points in the rout. Halfback P,™ " l "^_ of .. alld . i . 1il . 1(b «k Shankle p« f™ ^°' taeevllll! ' s touchdowns each. Quarterback NolUe with two o en n for another angutrcf. I Hin- i •• the , ''"* led The lineup:' Fullback Hawkins, 'who never be- Lf'S ^.^mplet an'extra point kick, kicked five out of. «lx. Fortajrvlllc HInton \j K WhiUker .... L.T. Reaves L.Q' Moss .'...' c. , Burgess' R:O Wldn'er ...>.. R.T.' Wilson R.B Noffle Q.B'. Shankle .... H.B.' Hulshof ..... H.B! Hawklni .... T.3. Waddlngton ... Owen ..Knight . Davidson . Banben ... Clank Endenlee ... Raney .. Halden .... Conn .. Boswell District 1 Cage Rules Clinic Set For Monday Night The jmnu«| District Three basket- all rules clinic 'will Vbe" held at Marked Tree High School Monday night at 7:30, Ebb Hckens. of Jones- »ro, president of the District Of- iclals Association, announced yes- erday. ••-..-.• . .,'.., • Aiexanaj J. M. (Johnle) Burnett, oxecutive Johnson ecrefary of the Arkansas Athletic Stevens Association and Cliff Shaw, presi- Lowe dent of the Arkansas Officials As- WelnbeVg flotation, will conduct the clinic. Stllwell The clinic Is open to the public Spiers nd a special-InvltaUon has been Hill ent Urall coache. and officials of Dunn he district. Rugged Line Ploy Features Title Tilt; Tommy Spiers Shines WILSON, Nov. 18. — Tti, Osceol* Scminoles won th District'3B championship am » trip to the state playoff here last night by blanking a strong; Karle team 20-0 in m game that featured spark ling .line play. Led by a hard-charging and d« l*rmlned forward wallthe Semin •**• Pow«red their way to two toj :hlowns on long drives and got th hlrd on a 70-yard punt return In the blue chip contest. / Th fu s * mlnol « forwards played b iv, l game . of th « y'» as they smotheied the'hiffhlv t/uii ed BuHdog line and kept the £rt, offensive machine well throttled • Earle actually never seriousl 'li r *Vi! ned * nd f * iled to 8 et in yllrd *™>v.» iu yara line Bulldogs were unable lo cope W i« the power of Oweola's short pun offensive formation. v ^l?" . S< ! mlnoles P'»y«d straight hard football all the way The stayed on the ground most of th night using their much fearec aerial offence only, at times. Tommy Spiers, the. Sennnoie tailback whli got things going fo Osceola In the third quarter when he plowed over the Earle goal from three yards to end a sustained driv of 55 yards. He missed his extra point try .and the Semlnoles ha< to Mttle for a six point lead. Second Quwter The second quarter went score less as both teams tightened up defensively. The entire period wa played between the 30 yard lines. • Harvey Lea Hill, the state's lead Ing scorer and Osceoli's chle ground gainer, set up the second ouchdown on a tl yard, Jaunt. In the third period. He was)hauled down from behind at the' Earle five and two play s later Doyle r>unn smashed over from three yards out Spiers kicked the extra point In the fourth quarter Spiers broke Into the scoring columns again when he took an Earle punt at thi Osceola 30 'and raced 70 yards'be- hind perfect blocking to pay dirt He kicked the extra point to com- pleU the scoring. Spiers scored another touchdown on a second long punt return of about M yards but the play was nullified by a is yard, roughing the kicker penalty. By virtue of the win the Sem- lnoles won the right to meet Augusta In a first-round stale playoff game next week. Date and ~-V.fS r . l . h . e 8 " me U e »P«;l«<* to be settled'this weekend. Oceeola Wilson .. .annum . Alexander Tht lineups: ro>. L E; • I'.T; ,. C. ,,'.',' R.G H.T , R.E <S.B. .... H.B. ..., V P.B! Earle O. Burn- Kirk wood . LJndsey William .. Reader .. Gamer V. Burns Goff .'Morgan .... Hal Daniel: Substitutions: Osceola ' — perry SHOW STARTS 7:00 P.M. $1 Saturday Is Buck Nite $1 ? 4 All Cart, Trucks, Buses $ A I Wagon* . . . Bring a Crowd , | BIG DOUBLE FEATURE PROGRAM 2 Cartoons SUNDAY & MONDAY DoubU Ftatur* Program 2 CARTOONS A LATKT PASSES GOOD WEEKDAYS ONLY , O. RWngton, DOUut Oible.- Earle-Cr.1,,- PhlUy" tin,, Dunham, MeyW.. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Saturday "Rider from Tucson" Tim Holt Also Cprtoon * Serial Saturday Nile Owl Show "Mighty Joe Young" Terry Moore Ben Johnson Sun.-Mon.-Tuea. 'Union Station' Nancy Olson William Holde* Good Entertainment Everyday Open Wtek D«*y« «:4I Show St«rt s 7:00 | Saturdays A Sunday. !:•«! lartoon & "Rocketmen" Serial Saturday Owl Show i ^ t, WH.UAH K£K>HL£Y * Keel Comedy & "Jungle Land" Serial Sunday & Monday DOUBLE FEATURE — PLUS BERGMAN CIWMI ;• BOYER Cartoon A Latest

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