The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 12, 1966 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 12, 1966
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Btythtvtn* (Art.) Courier News - Tuesday, Apriljt, MM - By KEN ALYTA ] Associated Press Sports Writer AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) What's next for Jack Nicklaus? The powerful Columbus, Ohio, blond slugger, given a reprieve in the. form of a playoff after by his own admission blowing the Masters Golf ...Tournament, didn't miss Monday. His victory in" the 18-hole playoff with Tommy Jacobs and Gay Brewer added another in his list of historic Augusta accomplishments.... . . '.. He became the first man to win the Masters two years ,in a row. He has won it three times in four years, finishing in a second-place tie the year he didn't win. Last year lie set the. tournament record of 271-17 under par—and included a tournament record-equalling 64 enrpute. When he won his first Masters three years 23 he became the youngest winner of- the classic. " . The $20,000 check he.earned by shooting a.playoff 70 against 72 for Jacobs and 78 for Brewer brought his official moriey earnings since turning professional to over $W9,OOQ.- . At 26 he stands, as the recog. nized No. 1 player in golf, and this at an age some 10 years before many players reach their peak. Asked how long he'd continue to play tournament olf, he replied, "As long as I continue to enjoy it and have a desire to win. The two go hand-inland. The money hasn't a thing in the world to do with it." He gave a hint of his. next ambition by saying he planned to compete in the British-Open — with a difference. This year he'll go-there about 10 days early to practice for the classic. '" like to practice, explained. By winning the anyway," he Masters he has taken the first step toward accomplishing the professional Grand Slarn of golf that has eluded Arnold Palmer for so long. The British Open, the U.S. Open and the PGA Championship round out the prestige-laden quartet he'd like to sweep. Maple Leafs Get Coach Back on Bench By HAL, BOCK Associated Press Sports Writer Punch Imlach,- stuffed head and all, is expected to-be back behind the Toronto bench • tonight when the Maple Leafs host the Montreal Canadians in the third game of, their'National Hockey League Stanley Cup playoff. And while Imlach .tries to guide the Leafs to. their .first victory, Detroit Manager-Coach Sid Abel gives his chase and check defense another shot at the Chicago Black Hawks in the third game o£ their semifinal series. * '*'-*-. The Leafs *re down 2-0 after dropping the first two games at Montreal but Imlach, recovering from a bout with the flu, isn't worried. . 'I don't like where I am," said Punch, "but 1 intend to remedy oil. There's no problem. We did it before, we'll do it again." • ; Imlach said his .head felt a little stuffed from the flu but he'll coach tonight. State Close, But Joins Hogs as Diamond Losers COLUMBIS, Miss. (AP) Mississippi State pounded Arkansas pitcher Buddy Wright for 14 hits and a 9-3 victory over the Razorbacks Monday night. Frank Portera led the hitting parade with four safeties in five trips. Ken Beasley had two "hs. Righthander Claude Passeau picked up his first victory of the season but left the. game in the fifth inning when a. hard single through the box broke a finger on his right hand. Sid Kairit, his relief, left in the sixth when a line drive bounced off his mouth. Richard Edmonson finished, striking out seven men. MSU now is 1-4 over-all and Arkansas is 2-8. Ark. 100 Oil 000-3 « the Indians' Jim Miller grabbed It in the air. But he fell on the outfield fence coming down and dropped the ball, giving Batteiger a home run and St. Louis a 1-0 victory. • St. Louis took the second game 3-2. MSU 30020103K 914 0 Wright and Stafford; Passeau, Kairit (5), Edmonson (6) and Porlera. W—Passeau. - -'' - - •" College Stars NEW TWIST—It appears that Doug Sanders has a new dance step. Actually, it's just his reaction after sinking another .long putt. • Army Nears A Decision EL PASO, Tex. (AP) -Texas Western Athletic Director George McCarly said time was the biggest factor regarding his football coach, Bobby Dobbs, and the West Point position. 'Tm going on the assumption that the longer this hangs the letter our chances are," McCarty. lis mind, he'll do." At River Oaks Veteran Johnny Bower, also recovering from the flu, will be back in goal for Toronto. Terry Sawchuk played both games in Montreal. * * ••* Abel > ha ppy wi ^ "* u standoff the Wings took in their two games at Chicago, , gave Detroit some time off to rest up for tonight's game. "After playing 15 or so exhibi tion games and 70 during the Monday's l regular season, I don't think HOUSTON (AP) — Mondays |'-t>— -••> -.--••- ——; 16 oualif ers in the 32nd annual anything can be gamed by skat- Riv'er Oaks Invitational Tennis ** between Kames," Abel sa.d Tournament faced the exempt ing between games," Abel said "If you don't know that it's all about by now, you're in bat players today as the tourna ment's opening round got under ^ ^.^ ^ The No 1 seed, Dennis Ral-i Decking job on ston of Bakersfield, .Calif., was Hawks ra Ch.cag paired with Fred Kester, an Irving, Tex., player who downed Tomy west of San Antonio, Tex., 2-6, 6-3,' 6-2 in the first qualifying round." Kester dropped Lutcher Bullock of Trinity University 6-2, 6-2 in the second round. College stars dominated Monday's rounds, with the University of Corpus Christ! boasting three qualifiers. Lamar Tech, a tenacious the Black said "He hasn't made up I don't know what Baseball IIIIIIIIIIIIUIIIIIIIIINIIIIlllllllllllillllllllllinNlllillllllllllllllllllNIl Today's Baseballx By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Cleveland Baltimore Boston American League W. L. Pet; G.B 1 0 1.000 0 Chicago 3 Detroit JONESBORO, Ark. Louis University, the nation's eighth ranked major college in baseball, swept a doiibleheader from Arkansas State College Monday, but winning the first game hinged on a fence that got in the way. Jim Batteiger clouted a'340- foot drive for the visitors arid West Point coaching post,.va' caled last week when Paul Dietzel resigned and became the South Carolina football coach. "We're . negotiating," said Dobbs about the telephone call. A spokesman at West Point, N.Y., said Monday night, "Ray Murphy will be in . his office Tuesday and may make a decision at that time." Time also seemed -to be an flurphy and talked with him on the telephone Monday about the Saturday. Pepsi's to Join Kennett League Blytheville's Pepsi Cola softball team will join a Kennett Softball league this summer, Manager Lynn Gee announced today. "This is a fast-pitch league," Gee said, "and will have teams from Kennett, Piggott and Wardell." "The league opens on April 25 and I want my boys to be ready," Gee added. shape." shutout hockey. Now Abe Ihopes lis club can keep it up on De- roit ice. Chicago Coach Billy Ready, whose club, took a 7-0 shellack- ng Sunday, said he planned no changes for tonight's game. Syracuse 144, Manhattan 0. That.was the. score of the 1904 football game .between the two uiiiilllliliiiiiliilillllliiiiniiniinniBiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiNiiWini' Cage Pros TheStars iinniiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniDiniiiiiniiHiiiiiiiiiiiiinniiuiiii Monday's Stars By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PITCHING - Sam McDowell, Indians, allowed only four hits for eight innings and struck out nine as Cleveland defeated Washington 5-2 in the American ,eague baseball opener. * * * BATTING — Max Alvis, Indians, collected three hits, including a two-run single in a four-run ninth inning uprising that gave .Cleveland a come- from-behind victory over the Senators. LITTLE LEAGUE TRY-OUTS SET Little League try-outs will be held April 15 stic! 16 at 7 p.m. at ihe Compress Field on South Ninth. Any boy who was not 13 years old by Jan. 1 and who attends a Blytheville school districl school is eligible. Youngsters should bring writ ten information which include, their name, address and date o birth. Jimenez Makes It KANSAS CITY (AP) - Out fielder Manny Jimenez wa added to the roster of the Kan sas City Athletics, and 14 play ers were assigned to -minor (league teams today.. Jimenez was purchased from he Mobile roster in the South aliforhia tansas City Minnesota >Iew York Vashington 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 New York at Cincinnati Pittsburgh at Atlanta, N Philadelphia at St. Louis, Chicago at San Francisco Houston at Los Angeles Wednesday's Games Pittsburgh at Atlanta, N New York at Cncinnati, N Philadelphia at St. Louis, N Chicago at San Francisco, N Houston at Los Angeles, N Dave DeBusschere. tt M, last year became the youngett basketball coach in th* 20-year hl» tory of the NBA. Bob Nordmann, Mich igan State's new freshman basketball coach, formerly played for St. Louis University. He played with four National Basketball Association teams in his tour pro seasons. . . REMIUi SOIL BUILDERS 1.S«l*ct«d|*H«iiz« 2. FortHiMl formula 3. 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Trinity and Pan American each qualified two players, followed by Rice and St. Edward's with one apiece. : Tony Roche of Australia, the ' No. 2 seed in the. tournament, was paired with Mike Estep in today's play. The Dallas player qualified by defeating Al DHs- cole o£ Beaumont; Tex., 3-6, 6-3, 11-9 and ousting Bill Glaves.of Houston 8-6, 6-0. . : . . Another Australian, third seeded John Newcombe, met Danny Obryant of Trinity, who heat Scott McWillianis of the University of Houston 6-1,1-6, 63 and Joe Csadli of Lamar Tech 6-0, 61. .-••'. Cliff Richey of Dallas, the fourth seed, was paired with Chris Bovett of Pan American, who defeated David Young of Austin, Tey., 6-2 6-0 Monday before downing Hugh Sweeney of Houston 64, 6-4. 5~£Si"«« Political Candidates The Courier News has been authorized to announce the following candidates (or office In the forthcoming Democratic Primary election: Legislative Post No. 2 BILLY NICHOLSON * *•*•••' District ProMCirtni Attorney WILSON . ,. teams. Manhattan no longer plays football. NBA Playoffs By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Monday's Results No games scheduled Today's Game Eastern Division Finals Boston at Philadelphia, Boston leads best-of-7 series, 3-1 Wednesday's Games Eastern Division Finals Philadelphia at Boston, if necessary Western Division Finals Los Angeles at St. Louis, Us Angeles leads best-of-7 series, 3-2 ern League. To make room for he left-handed hitting outfielder, pitcher Don Buschhorh was assigned outright to Modesto of he California League. Plan Soccer Loop NEW YORK (AP) - William D. Cox of New York said that tentative plans were drawn up for a professional soccer league to operate in the United States and. Canada at a meeting here Sunday of the executive board of the U.S. Soccer Football Association. Richardson Electric 2237 BIRCH "For electric Service Call Louis" Louis Richardson Owner & Operator PO 3-7826 Immediate delivery from * wida choict of body stylis, colors and options! Toplttdt-ii' for your etr! 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