The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 14, 1966 · Page 7
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20-19 LOSS AT WEST MEMPHIS Imps Pinch Paps by One Point WEST MEMPHIS Blytheville Junior High's football team was dismissed from the ranks of the undefeated here last night— by one point. The West Memphis imps pinched the Blythevilla Papooses 20-19 in what the losing coach called a "real fine game, a great game." Both squads scored in the first quarter, West Memphis driving across first on a 70-yard punt return. The extra point, by running, was g6od. * * + Blytheville quarterback Tommy TbmpkinS brought the Paps close when hi registered from the six, follow^ ing a fid-yard drive. The try for extra point by kicking failed. West Memphis pushed it* advantage to 14-6 in thi second quarter on a 55-yard sustained drive and PAT. With Tompkins engineering another Blytheville charge and scoring on a dash from Osco/o Juniors Rack No. 6 OSCEOLA - j. w. Seymour's Osceoia Junior High football squad cruised to a 2(M> victory over Pocahontas last night. It was the sixth straight win for the undefeated Osceolans. Osceoia raced to a 13-0 lead in the first uarter on Jackie Rozell's three-yard quarterback sneak, and on a 45-yard pass pliy, Rozelle 16 Randy Bennett. Rbzeile kicked the extra point after the second TD. Danny Stokes powered into the end zone in the second quarter from 30 yards distant and Rozelle's boot posted the 20-0 intermission score. Next atop for 'Osceoia: at Walnut Ridge Thursday night of next week for a match that should decide the 2-A championship. Bath teams are undefeated. thi 22, the icore stood 14-13 at halftime. Blytheville got its extra point this time on a kick by Jim Ross. The scrappy Pap kicker was injured An the first play of the game but returned for this boot. However, because it wag a back injury, Goodman made the decision right there not to play the boy again - even if the Paps were fortunate enough to tally^-which they were. * * * West Memphis took Its turn to score again late in th« third quarter but this time it was the home team's • time to miss an extra point. The Blytheville boys didn't give up. Facing the fourth quarter on the short end of 20-13, they hustled back and finally hit the bullseye with a minute and five seconds left. Tompkins handled the scoring once more, his third touchdown, plunging from the four. But he was unable to tie the game as the Paps sent him on a power sweep to try for the extra point. * * + "Our defense Wade only two mistakes that hurt us," commented Goodman. "On the punt return, and allowing West Memphis to score their second touchdown from the 15. It was their.longest run (from scrimmage) of the night." Blytheville absorbed three key injuries in the contest but the cOach praised the reserves: "They did a'real fine job picking up the slack.. "We lost the game but gave it a good effort. Our boys did all I asked-and a lot more, a whole lot more. West Memphis was big but our boys refused to quit." . * . *• * Blytheville's game next week is at Dyersburg. The Paps' record now is 4-1. Bullpups Feel Squeeze Also WILSON — Some tough games- have been lost at Bulldog Stadium. The football game played here last night ranks with some of the toughest decisions. Marked Tree defeated the Wilson Junior High Bullpups 8-7. Following a scoreless first half, the Class A visitors -sprang to the lead on a five-yard touchdwon run, later adding a safety for an 8-fl lead after three quarters. q In the final period, Eddie Bridges spanned 62 yards for the Pups, then he crammed the Wilsonites within one point when he ran the extra point. However, the lone point made it just that much tougher to absorb. Gary Thomas, David Lewis and Gary Goble were the leading tacklers for Paul Humphrey's conuerqed crew. Luxora is the scheduled visitor here next week. Wilson's season record is 4-2. By ED SHEARER FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) —Arkansas and Texas collide gain Saturday in their storied eries, this time at Austin without the fanfare that placed this icturesque town of 23,000 per- oris in the national spotlight ust one year ago. It was here that the nation's No. 1 and No. 3 football teams Ollided before an overflow rowd of 42,000 plus a nationwide television audience. Mighty Texas, top-ranked and winner Of 25 of its 26 previous ;ames, stormed into the Ozarks ntent On snapping third-ranked Arkansas' 16 . game winning treak. The professional oddsfnakers lad tabbed Arkansas a slight avorite and the Razorbacks won by a slim margin , 27-24. But few could have imagined what was to take place. High School AAA fait Conf. Sea. WLTWLT .100 311 23 1 1 3 1 JOnesbftro .... CMICKASAWS .... 000 McClelian 000 Jacksonville 010 131 TONIGHT Blytheville open date. Jacksonville at LR Catholic Jonesboro at McClelian District 2-A Conf. Sea. WLT WLT OSCEOLA 200 410 Corning 301 411 Piggott 202 212 GOSNELL 120 330 Lepanto Oil 122 W-Ridjre 010 140 PocahonUs 040 060 Manila Not Competing TONIGHT Osceoia at Piggott Gosnell at Wilson Pocahontas al Lepantft Harrisburg at Walnut Ridge Th» Vitw from H«r* ED HAYES District 3-B Conl. Sea L T W L T 300 501 4 2 0 420 Parkin Marion 300 WILSON 4 1 0 Earle 31° LUXORA 320 420 Hughes 120 150 SHAWNEE 130 230 KEISER 040 140 CrfdvilU 050 050 TONIGHT Parkin at Earle Luxora at Marion Gosnell at Wilson Crawfordsville at Keiser Shawnet at Hughes Hopefully LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The Arkansas Diamonds hope to .snap a three-game losing siring Saturday night when they battle the Houston Pistols at War Memorial Stadium, r The, Diamonds are Arkansas' | first professional football team. Houston is a member of the Texas Professional League. Wind Punishes Golf Show : LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP)-The 'weather again held &e key to the $100,000 Sahara Invitational .Golf Tournament today as golf ! professionals hoped for a rela- !tive degree of calm weather in ithe third round of play. ' Leading the way toward Uie M-hole phase of the event was an unheralded California professional, Bob McCallister, with a score of 145. : The forecast called for moderate winds at the par 36-35-71 JParadise Valley Country Club after Thursday's havoc-a desert blast that reached 52 miles per hour at on* stage, with very little letup during ft* entire day. Scores zoomed as high as fl for one poor wretch, Jerry Dugan, of Omaha, Neb., and McCallister's 74, three-over-par, was the lowest, of the day, Th« headliners, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Bill Casper, did not escape the brunt of the cold, gale-like sandstorm. Nicklaus bad a 77 and a tie at 148. Palmer's booming M and Casper's 78 left them deadlocked in the 151 bracket: Phil Rodgers, » previous winner here, had a 75 for 146 and MCMd place. THEY NEEDED THIS WEEKEND OFF BUT IN A WAY it's a shame there was no football game scheduled at Haley Field tonight. The BHS Chickasaws, I believe, would've detected a more vigorous vocal backing from the stadium assembly. Led, of course by a man who has been absent from our town for about four years. He's in town briefly on this junket but plans to move back early next year. I'm not mentioning his name, you see, because I've been asked not to say anything about the proposed change. The only reason I'm mentioning it at all is because 1 contacted a number of people last night and they're certain to wonder why 1 published nothing about it. Arriving at my desk this morning there was a note on my typewriter: "Hold up that announcement. Hope this doesn't mess up your column." No, it didn't mess it up. It destroyed the column. Meanwhile, before this mystery man returns to our town, al) for the Blytheville High Chickasaws better get ready to sland up and holler. * * * HERE'S YOUR FOOTBALL OFFICIATING QUIZ FOR loday. Gosnell High's Eugene Lee, attempting to run a kickoff from his own end zone against Wilson is tackled at the goal line by Bulldog Lex Goble. Lee tfets the ball out to the playing field, with just a fraction of the ball touching the line. What's your decision? Choices: 1—Award a two-point safety to Wilson. 2—Declare a touchback lor Gosnell, 3— Declare first and 10, ball in play for Gosnell. ,,-Xj3)BS B S| j| 9ii|[ 1B03 sq| no sjssa pud oa put auoz pra aqi jo |iw .([JM|J »[ [[«q aqi iSaiBfl,, : *nv anj, -UOSIIAV <n •tejei »n]0d-o»j • PJ»MV 'H3MSW * - * * IRA YOUNG, ATHLETIC BOSS AT HARRISON HIGH, was sitting in his gym office yesterday morning and the poor guy was as nervous at Eartha Kitt on a hot tin roof. Why? His Dragons had a football game with Brinkley the following night (tonight). Wasn't 32 hours a bit early to get nervous? "The older I get the nervouser I get," the coach said. With the Chickasaws having the night off, Ira is hoping to get his biggest crowd at Southside Park. "We're hoping a lot of our white friends come out to see what we're doing," he said. "If the coaches don't hav« any scouting to do wa hope (hey'Jl be ou(, too." What are the chances. I wonder, of Brinkley coming Into town with a player named Huntley? * * * FOUR-DOT DATA: Cape Glrardeau Central's Indians lost to the Chickasaws here in their opener 27-13 but haven't lost since, knocking oif Carbondale (111.) 14-11, Mayfield (Ky.) 13-6, and Jackson (Mo.) 20-6 .... Construction on Big Lake Country Club's new clubhouse has started. Pro Earl Mitchell expects it to be completed and open by the middle of November .... Blytheville's Buddy Chandler is booked to referee the wrestling card at Legion Arena Tuesday nignt.... Leading prep football scorers are Dave Carter of Fort Smith Northside in AAA with 42, Berner Porter of Morrilton in AA with 60, Marvin Brixey of Dollarway and Gtis Rusher (appropriately) of Brinkley in A with 72 apiece, and Johnny Hollls of Rison in B with 99 .... Freshman Milton Sulivan, the bouncing basketball legend at Arkansas State, has passed his college board test the second timi around and is expected to be in uniform for the Indians when drills start tomorrow.... Charley Eagle, former Blytheville coach now chief basketball coach al Trumann High, is gunning for a triumphant return to this city Saturday mom. He's scheduled to bring the Trumann seventh grade grid team to Haley Field at 10:30. Blytheville won over there last week. Donnie K in the Army Now CHICAGO (AP) - Shortstsp Don Kessinger has swapped his Chicago Cub uniform for the Army green of Uncle Sam as a reservist. Kessinger. who zoomed his batting' average 73 points to .274 under new Cub manager Leo Durocher last season. Is a clerk-typist as an Army reserve private at Fifth Army Headquarters in Chicago. Soon, tha rangy 24-year-old Kessinger will IM assigned to basic training. He trentfemd this year to the Fifth Army from his na tiwial guard unit in Wett Men- his, Ark. Kessinger, a six-letter winner at the University of Mississippi—three each in baseball and basketball—broke in with the Cubs in 1965 as a fancy fielding shortstop. * * * This year, Durocher Instilled considerable confidence in the <Moot-l, 175-pounder who has a surprising fielding range and encouraged him to stick to switch-hitting. "Becoming a consistent swilch-hlttar was a big help to me," said Kessinger at nil Army deik. . { South 'Penalized' MIAMI, Fla. (AP)- - "The citizens of the South," says S, Robert Tralins,, 'regardless ol their views on civil rights or other administration policies have been permitted to watch only the lower rated footbal teams." With that, he filed suit in U.S Federal District Court Thursday [gainst the Federal Communications Commission. Tralins is particularly upsei about the American Broadcast ing Company's scheduling for Nov. 19. People up North, he said, wil set Michigan State and Notre Dame, the USC and UCLA. And the Southerner? He wil see Kentucky play Tennessee and Stanford versus California, said Tralins. He commented: 'There is no sensible reason for depriving Southern citizens of top grade college football. 'The decision to show the top four teams in action only to northern residents is arbitrary capricious sad unreasonable." Tralins' suit also named the ABC network and the National Collegiate Athletic Association, which together decide who sees what game. All licensed television stations are supposed to perform a public service, the suit claimed, implying that Stanford and California, both beaten last week, are a public disservice. Buntin on Waivers DETROIT (AP)-Bill Buntin, former Michigan star who signed a reported $30,000 two- year contract last year as Detroit's No. 1 draft choice, was placed on waivers Thursday by the National Basketball Association team. "He just didn't fit into our plans," said player- coach Dave DeBusschere of the 6-foot-7, 230 pound center. LAS VEGAS, Nev.-Alton Colter, 129, Phoenix, Ariz., out- pointed Rodolfo Gonzalez, 128, Long Beach, Calif., 10. Tralins said he detected a 'systematic plan" to make him watch inferior teams. » * * 'While citizens of the Florida area view Duke against Clemson Oct. 15," he said, 'the East gets Arkansas against Texas. The next week, Oct. 22, while he has to watch Texas A and M and Baylor, the more fortunate see Purdue and Michigan State." Commented Tralins: 'If..the present arbitrary and capricious action of the defendants is permitted to go unchecked in the future, those regions in this country that do not follow administration policies will be permitted to see only such teams as Slippery Rock in action, whereas the areas of this country that support the administration programs will be permittee to see the top flight teams on television." Tralins asked the court to make the FCC, ABC and NCAA put on the 'good" teams Nov 19. Tralins' attorney asked for an emergency hearing. Merger Appears To Be Doomed WASHINGTON (AP) - The proposed merger of the Amerian and National Football ^eagues appeared doomed today as Congress hurried toward adjournment while still schedul- ng hearings on the plan. NFL Commissioner Pete Ro- eile.has said he will urge the two leagues to call off the merg- r unless Congress sanctions it. 3ut the chairman of the House intitrust Committee has said he wants to "plumb the depths" of he plan before he recommends :s approval. The nation's two major irofessional leagues still held iut hope the House would ap- irove a Senate-passed measure o exempt the merger from an- itrust laws. Hearings on the bill will con- inue next week with Rozelle to estify again along with Chairman Paul Rand Dixon of the 'ederal Trade Commission and Donald F. Turner, head of the Antitrust Division of the Justice )eartment. No date for the hearing was et when Thursday's session efore the House antitrust sub- ommittee was adjourned. But Congress hopes to adjjourn by )ct. 22, to any action on the bill must be taken quickly. Knapp Shoes The Original Cushion Shoes IN BLYTHEVILLE 1ST WEEK - EACH MONTH For appointment write or call — Malcolm R. 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The Longhorns got brilliant leadership from spunky Marv Kirsty- nik and the toe of rJave Cbnway, who had field goals of 35, 34 and 34 yards. Kristynik's passing set up the first Texas touchdown and he put his team ahead 21-20 others seriously challenging the Longhorns and Razorbacks, who have won or shared the last seven SWC Crowns. Even though the national glamor is gone for this one, it still generates plenty of fire in the SWC. FAYfcfTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) -Tackles Loyd Phillips and Dick Cunningham and wingback Harry Jones will be the captains f6r Arkansas Saturday when the Porkers tangle with Texas at Austin in a regionally televised football game. with a 14-yard touchdown run The Pdrkers will hold a brief in the third period. afternoon workout here today Conway's third field goal land leave. for Temple, Tex., made it 24-20 Texas with 4:061 arriving tonight. The Razor- remaining in the game. | backs will make the 60-mile < * * Ijourney from Temple to Austin Arkansas then faced the Saturday morning. uphill struggle, hut behind Brittenum and Crockett, who teamed on five passes for 68 yards, drove 80 yards to the winning touchdown, a one- yard sneak by Brittenum that touched off the wildest football celebration this town had ever seen. Neither Is' ranked among the nation's top ten teams this week and for the first time in 10 years they square off following defeats. Oklahoma beat Texas 18-9 and Baylor stunned Arkansas 7-0 last week. . There is little talk of this game deciding the Southwest Conference'. title. There are Coach Frank Broyles said Thursday that his staff "had been tense all week" and that his team had "worked hard." Garbage Barrel Rack Prevent* barrel! from being turned over and prevent! rust. Only $4.95 FREE DELIVERY GOOSEY'S TIRE SHOP & GARAGE .Rear of Strickland's Gro. 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