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The C.C.U.N.C. news. (Charlotte, N.C.) 1947-1948, October 01, 1947, Image 4

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Page 4 THE C. C U. N. C. NEWS October 1, 1947 The- OWL’S Eye LOOKING ’EM OVER. Coach Marion “Footsie” Woods is shown below making a few ‘pirskin proprecies” to sonree c# his ‘ hopefuls.’ Kneeling, left to right, are Dave Foreman, Hillard Knight, Coach V/ccd$. Back vow, standing, left to right are: Albert Clarke, Bob “Goat” Davis, Bob Wylie, and Bob Conder. With the advent of cool weather, the gridiron season is in full swin^^, tliiit is, with the e.xception of CCUNC, and the only reason for that is the lack of players. With the oi>ening t)f training there is one man and his assistant who are going to have their hands, full with the shap ng out of a team with the small amount of nuLterial they have to work with. I hat man is Marion hootsie Woods, head coach of the CC UXC )wls, and his assistant, Jim Taylor. 1-;ist year, under the direction of ,\rt Deremer, the Squad con sisted of two teams and a very few substitutes, hut then there was only a freshman class and about half as many students as this year. C'i;ach Derenu'r was able to field fair ball club out of what little m;iterial ho li;id to work with, but l>ecause of the weight and ex|x‘rience of the clul)S that were scheduled last year, very few of the ganK's were won. Th.s year with both freshman and sopho more classes we shoud be able to have a s(|uad of about thirty- five men, but up to this time there are approximately twenty boys out for practice. The main shortage lies in tackles and centers. At ]>resent Huddy Drummond a 194 lb. tackle is nisning at the pivot point l>eiause (>f the absence of Ralph “Red” W illiams who isi out with a chest injury. rhe guard spots will lie filled by such capalde material as Bob Conder and Aril ur Toomer who were main stays in the Owls line la.st year, also there is Hob Wylie and David Littlejohn, the former one of Central High's best linesmen of last year and David Littlejohn one of the sturdy linemen, for the Owls. Coach Woods luis converted Paul Starnes into a guard and is exix;cted to see plenty of action this year at that si>ot. The only tackles who have rejjorted tlnus far are Rd Wilson and Huddy Drummond, Jack Price and “Fatlack" Kerr, two tackles who have shown their ability in the ])ast at Tech Hi, arc exi>ected to turn out for practice in the near future. The end |x).sts have ]>lenty of contenders such as Carroll \ork, Hricc Windle, Sam Hcmby, and Hillard Knight. Two other pro- s]x.“ctive ends who luive yet to report are Johnny Muse and Ricliard Ciordon. The backfield is loaded with returning l>acks, and leading the list is Hob “Goat" Davis who is a triple threat man and the best prosiKVt on the team. Davis has what it takes to help pull the tJwls through a siKxessfull sea.son with the lielp of Ralph Adkins, who also has the al>ility and experience to [Kiss, kick, and run. Dave Forenvin, one of Central High’s old time greats is Ixick and a lot of the load in tlie lack field will fall on his shoulders. A few other s]>eedy backs are P)ill Hlaiikenshi]), .Allxrt Clarke, Dave Harnett, (iib W ilson, and mayi>e Ted Decker. ■All in all, the season nviy turn out I>etter than expected if thq lK)ys in ((uestion plus a few more prosi>ects turn up for practice, or so go the ho|X“s of Coach Woods. - V'm m Owls Are Flying on a Wing and a Prayer University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, N. C. 1947 — FOOTBALL SCHEDULE — 1947 Colors: Nickname: Blue and White ■‘Tar Heels” Date Opponent We Op Sept. 27 (leorKia Oct. 4 Texas Oct. H Wake Forest Oct. 18 William and Mary Oct. 25 Florida Nov. 1 Tennessee Nov. 8 N.C. State Nov. 15 Marylant' Nov. 22 Duke Nov. 29 Virginia Footsie WockIs, Clem.son star, and Jim Taylor, late of the Uni versity' of Nevada, should pull the CCUNC (^wls through a better season than the team had last vear under .Art Deremer if for onlv one reason. !i\ * Jack Berger Music Company This schedule was printed as a courtesy by the staff for your convenience and use as a record of the games. “MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS” I2OV2 East 6th St. Phone 4-1538 WELCOME b. CCUNC STUDENTS To all YOU men a Hearty Welcome to all of you — Make our store vour downtown headcjuarters. To all you gals — Remember J. O. JONES, Inc. when out shopping for your boy friend. \ou will find such famous names as Manhattan — Hickok — Mc(ireggor and many others to choose from. J. O. JONES, Inc. 208 SOUTH TRYON STREET They Cheer For These IJo you know which colleges local high school and CCUNC coaches call their almy mammy? Both Head Man Bill Brannin and Stan Cropley of Central High hail from University of New Mexico. Carroll HambriRht of Tech is a Clemson man and his-assistant, Clipper Rocci Spadaccini. went to Niagara. Over at Harding Head Coach K. P. Faulkner and Line Coach Dave Harris are Wake Forest men. Floyd L. Bumgarner, who coaches the junior varsity, went to David son. The two CCUNC coaches, who also help Brannin with the Cen trals, come from different schools. Footsie Woods went to Clemson while Jim Taylor is a graduate of University of Nevada. (The Charlotte News '47 Sports Edition.) Charlotte Center of University of North Carolina was only a one-year school last year, its first, and this year the school has added a sopho more class also, witli a larger en rollment than last year. As yet the team hasn't a sche dule or its own equipment and it uses the Central High field for its drill field. CCUNC hopes to start its season in October. Woixls and Taylor have a few holdovers from last year's squad. Boh (Goat) Davis ts one returnee. He's a star hack of Central fame, once in the Shrine Bowl, and spark of the team last year. Bob Wylie and Leon Kendrick, two starters in the Central line last season, have entered CCUNC and should be of big hc/p. Dave Barnett, former Central star who was in the service for a couple of years, is back in town and at CCUNC. He should be a lot of help in the back field. The Owl staff plans to schedule games with various junior varsity squads—from Davidson, Prsbyter- ian, Clemson, Citadel, Catawba and Leno'r-Rhyne. Nearly 3(1 are out for the squad. (The Charlotte News '47 Sports Edition.) QUEEN’S SODA GRILL “MEET YOUR FRIEND'S HERE” 1011 Providence Road Phone 9585 ' PAUL & CRYMES, INC. 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