The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 7, 1966 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, May 7, 1966
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RACES HEXT WEEK; OSCEOLA BIG WINNER 30 Countians Qualify INDIAN CHIEF - Howard Cissell, head track and football coach at Osceola High, gathers his Seminoles after the preliminaries in the District 2-A track meet at Wilson. The preliminaries were yesterday afternoon and the finals last night. Osceola won the senior championship. (Courier News Photo by Ronnie Elias) The View from Hen ED HAYES :Water Ski Show THERE'S POSSIBILITY OF A SKI SHOW ON THE Mississippi July 4th. BlytheviOe Boat Club is thinking of sponsoring it. There s nothing definite about it," said Don Quarles, president of the : organization. "We just talked about it at our meeting Thurs: day night." ' _,,,!•' • Don reports that Dan Blodgett has cleared off a fine '-. picnic area for Boat Club members and non-members at Barfield Landing. > There definitely is an advantage to membership, now; ever, full privileges of the loading ramp being the cardinal ; benefit. The ramp was built by-and is maintained by-Boat !• Club funds. . Quoting Quarles: "We had more .than 100 registered mem- • bers last year ... and expect more than .that this year." The recreational area is located about a mile south of the Landing. Judge Snug Banks has promised to have the road graveled and graded and when Snug promises some- -f.thing, bank on it. i*"' * * * :Gals Are Restless , BLYTHEVILLE'S YOUNG WOMEN ARE GETTING restless. '•• - All this talk of baseball and softball has their blood running swifter. So I've been told. Some of the girls want to .play, softball and dont know who to contact. Is there someone within earshot who can help? Down in Osceola, young, ladies who want to play the gama are asked to get in touch with Mrs. Lois Rigsby. Hey, Fishermen! FISHING REMINDER. A new law went into effect this year. It states that all fishermen 16 or older must have a license-even if they only fish from the bank. You might already know about it. In case you missed it at the first publication, though, this reminder could save you or someone else from a fine. Just another service of your friendly newsboy. Bye Bye! FOUR-DOT DATA: Ken Stephens of North Li'l Rock has been named head all-star coach for the East this summer and Jim Cathcart got the basketball job. For the West, Bob Denniston of Harrison (Morrilton next stop) was named head basketball coach, with Don Hubbard of DeQueen getting the football post of honor .... Arkansas State annual alumni football game is tonight at 7:30. Some of the alumni guys are Sammy Weir (the new papa), Jack Goodman, Alan Stolt, Jerry Arant .... Wrestling promoter Herb Welch said the Assassins last Tuesday complained that they were beaten by the Medics with an illegal weapon. (The Medics are to tackle Corsica Joe and Dwayne Peal here Tuesday.) But the promoter didn't put much credence in the Assassin's complaint, commenting: "They were just mad because they didn't think of using it first." .... Last reminder to see the BBS production of "Bye Bye Birdie," musical comedy at the school tonight. They say it's a wow. 6-Team League Pony Loop Drafts 45 Pony League coaches drafted 45 new players in a meeting held last night at Blytheville. Y. Combined with players left over from last year, a total of .94 are to participate in the six- team league this year. The new draft choices: BEARS .... Mike Widner, Randy Johnson, Tommis Tompklns and Claud Bull. OWLS Danny Branch. Jell Redden. Billy Hollifield. Jimmy Molen, Steve West, and Jlmmie Franks. BAMS Danny Beck, Terry Brawn, Gary Klchardson, Warren Davis, John Worlund, Ricky Newcomb and Donnla Stout. TIGERS .. Newell Jerome. Bay Yates, Gerald Han- ckco, Gary Pruett, Billy Renfro, Wayne Gafnes, Dwaln Conner, Dennis England, Mike Haynie and Lariy Walker. Texas Loop Spurs Go Off On a Little Spurt-Barely By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The long drought is over, but just barely, for Dallas - Fort Worth in Texas League baseball. The Spurs broke their eight- game losing streak Friday night with a 3-2 victory over Austin. The winning run didn't come, however, until the bottom of the ninth inning with two outs when Frank Demoss scampered home from second base on a tingle by Tom Hillary. There was a slight shakeup among the first division teams as a result of AmariHo's 5-4 victory over league-leading Albuquerque. This, coupled with Arkansas' M loss to El Paso, enabled the Sonfcs to move back into tecond place a game ahead of the Travelers. The teams continue the tame, pairing for today's games. The Spurs seemed to have their fourth victory of the season and first in nine games wrapped up going into the ninth inning, but Austin pushed across two runs to tie the score at 2-2 and set the stage for Hillary's winning blow. * * * A three-run homer by pinch hitter Ed Pacheco, who was batting only .179 going into the game, was the big blow in the Amarillo victory. At Little Rock, Jim Holbrook and Brian Sinnott engaged in a tight pitching duel which went through four hitless innings. Holbrook, the El Paso hurler, doubled to right centerfield to score the first run f the game. The Sun Kingi added another though It wasn't needed, on a double by Jim Spencer and a tingle by Winston Uenai. EAGLES . Dean Gtirley, Sammy Duncan, Billy Trotter, Glen Davis, Dennis Rapert, B. J. churchwell and Preston Lomax. ..Larry Stalcup, Dale Stuart, Alba Allenswortn, Lee Brown .Robert Thomas, Dan Burks, PJiiUlp Reed, Danny Stonem, Jim Richardson, Gary Nelson. Ricky Bau- eftman, Jackie WitcheU. Steve Moody. Mike Chamip- ion and David Hay. By ED HAYES Sports Editor WILSON - Thirty Mississippi County senior and junior high athletes qualified here yesterday . and Thursday for the state meets next week. On the Bulldog Stadium red-dog track yesterday, Osceola ran off with tht District 2-A senior championship, while Walnut Ridge was taking the junior division. Thursday, Hughes won both brackets of the District 3-B event. Here's the way the 2-A senior teams came in: Osceola 97 points; Corning 77; Walnut Ridge 52; Pocahon. tas 37; and GosneU 22. The junior finish: Walnut Ridge 94; Corning 56; Pocahontas 47; GosneU and Osceola 27. Hughes won the senior B battle with 55, geting strong competition from Wilson with 48V£. This meet was decided when Hughes won the mile relay, last race of the day. Shawnee scored 38; Weiner 35; Earle 32; Parkin 13) and Marion 12%. Wilson was also second in the junior division but by a wider discrepency, 8163. Next was Earle with 31; Weiner 12; Parkin 8; and Shawnee 6. * * * Following are the boys who qualified for the Class A state meet at Harding College in Searcy next Saturday. • Shot put—Jame Creecy, Osceola, 45'9%, first place. • Discus—Ron Bennett, Osceola, 14310, first. • Pole Vault—Ron (Top Cat) Canada, Osceola, second. • 440 Relay—Osceola, 45.» 6, first. • 100-Yard Dash—Charles Kluttz, Osceola, 10.2.5, first. Phil Wright, Osceola, second. • 880-Relay—O s c e o 1 a, first, 1:36.1. • 200-Yard Dash-Kluttz, Osceola, 22.3. Bennett, Osceola, second. • Mile Relay—Osceola, first, 3:41.4. Osceola's relay runners who qualified are Searcy Mears, Phil Wright, Klultz, Red Richardson, Wright, Bennett and Joe VanCleve. From GosneU, Charles Gentry qualified in the junior high division by finish- : ing second in the shot put. Dip Davis of Osceola also qualified by going in the high jump, and Osceola's junior mile relay team won the mile relay in 4:02.2. Gosnell's chances of win- ning the Class A junior meet were KO'd when Gary Smith, because of an injury, could only run at about three-quarter speed. Fletcher Sullards, principal at Corning, served as starter for the Class A meet. • * » Following are the boys from the county who qualified for the Class B state meet at Ouachita College in Arkadelphia next Friday. Seniors first. • Shot Put—Carl Robinson, Wilson, 47'1V4, second. Carl was also second in the discus at 140'9. • Long Jump—Larry Me- Kinney, Shawnee, 20'11V4, first. ' • High Jump—R o b e r t Hunt, Wilson, 5'6, second. • Pole Vault-Hunt, Wilson, 11'3, first. McKinney, Shawnee, second, H'3 also. (Hunt had fewer misses.) • 120 Highs and 180 Low Hurdles—P e y t o n Speck, Shawnee, 15.6.5 and 21.5, first place in both. ?»-Mi!e Run—Hoss Walker, Dell., 4:46.7, first. Larry Stewart, Wilson, 4:49.5, second. Walker also won the 880 in 2:05.3. COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, MAT 1, 1964 = PAGE EIGHT § Rest Easy, Kids Li'I League 'OK' COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Little League baseball players apparently handle emotional stress better than infield grounders. After some behind-the-backstop monitoring, a physical education researcher contends the mighty mites of the diamond are not under sustained emotional stress as some critics charge. Dr. Dale L. Hanson of the University of Maryland checked the heart beats of 10 players last summer in the Greenbelt, Md., Little League and found jiffllllilllllllllll! New Record Rain KO's Golf Again HOUSTON (AP) - .Officials hoped to get the ?117,000 Champions International Golf Tournament underway today after rain washed out the opening round for the second straight day Friday. The first round was reset for this morning, with 18 holes to be played today and Sunday and 38 holes Monday. » ¥ * It was the first time in eight years a tournament on the our failed to start in either of the first two days. Three days and two nights of almost continuous rain soaked | the 7,118-yard par 36-35-71 Cypress Creek Course. Friday's rain was particularly heavy. that they became excited only while batting. * * * In each game a player between the ages of 9 and 11 had two small electrodes attached to his chest. Hanson sat behind home plate with a radio receiver and antenna. An electrocar- recorded signals from the play- diogram attached to the radio er. The boy's normal heart rate was checked sitting and standing before a game, 60 times during the approximate 90 minutes of competition, and again after rate was 100 to 105," Hanson said. "Only when the players came to bat did the rate jump. We recorded between 140 and 200 with an average of 167. This was due to the emotional stress, not to exercise. "But within three minutes after batting, whether he got a hit or made an out each player's rate returned to normal." "At all other times in the games," Hanson said, "The players generally registered only normal heart beats." * ¥ * Hanson didn't monitor pitchers or catchers because "the coaches didn't want me to use the battery." But he conceded that players in those two positions might show more frequent increases in the heart beat. The 36-year-old researcher, the father of four, said he made the study out of general curiosity, not as a rebuttal to Little League critics nor in support of the Little League. EQUIPMENT CENTER INC. So. Hi-way 61 Blytheville, Arkansas Got a Fast Planting Job Ahead! Then come to Equipment Center and see The Famous Number 486 Planter - FASTEST and most ACCURATE cotton hill drop planter money can buy. Need An Extra Tractor to Make It Through The Rush Season On Schedule? Come by and take a look at our selection of good late model tractors - you will probably find a solution to your problems. Are You Tired Of The Work Involved In Keeping Your Lawn Neat and Trim All Summer? 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Pepsi plays in the Kennett swift-pitch league and has a 2-0 record. iiiilliillliiiiiililiiiiliriimiiniiiiiriiiiiiiiiiiiiiiifiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHi Dull Meeting In the SWC AUSTIN (AP) - The faculty committee, governing body of the Southwest Conference, winds up its spring meeting today with prospects of a very dull report to the press. * * * No rules violations are to be acted upon and about the only thing of interest is efforts of the conference fathers to remove the objectionable features of "baby sitting" — something that was started in the league last winter. Ronnie Bishop of Wilson did a good job in the 880, but failed to get a place in the state when he ran third 2:09.5. Wilson's mile relay team of Stewart, James Robertson, Terry Warhurst, and Ron Bishop placed third with 3:44.0. * * * Qualifiers In the Class B junior show are: • Discus-Paul Hunt, Wilson, 1337. • Long Jump—Whipper Whaley, Dell, 18'2, second, • High Jump-Joe Coble, Wilson, 5'5, second. • Pole Vault-Joe Robertson, Wilson, 10'3, first. Jackie Ralph, Shawnee, second. • 440 Relay-Wilson, 49.9, second (Goble, Terry Wallace, Eddie Bridges, and L. D. Atchley. • 120 Low Hurdles—Bridges, Wilson. 15.8, first. • 880 Relay—Wilson, !:• 46,6, second (Williams, Bridges, Wallace and Atchley. * ¥ * Howard Cissell served as starter for the Class B meet Thursday afternoon. Tullos Mead of Osceola relieved him that night. Both are from Osceola. District Class A Coaches served as judges for the B meet, then the B skippers returned the favor yesterday. [ It was the last scheduled meet of the season on tha Wilson track. And director Bill Reed and assistant David McCullar were thankful. They were whipped. 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