The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 21, 1966 · Page 6
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HOMETOWN SPORTS SCfNf; Speed (Balls and Cars) Sunday By ED HAYES, Sports Editor American^Legion baseball and stock car racing are the local spectator offering this weekend. , ..._... The Dud Cason Post 24 baseball team, coached by Dwignt Williams, completed Us two-day tryouts yesterday. To give boys further chance—and under fire—h« has scheduled three "practice games this weekend, two this afternoon at Pocahontas, and a 1:30 battle here at Light Brigade Field with Jonesboro Sunday afternoon. "We want to win the games," Williams noted, "but the most important thing is to see as many boys as possible play." The regular season starter for the Casons, defending state champions, is here next Saturday night (May 28) against Whitehaven at 7:30. 0/ytAevif/e Drivers Because of bad weather earlier in the week, Cottonwood Raceway did not kick off its new track last night as scheduled. Red Gill, track manager, has set Friday o! next week as the new opening date. The Raceway is a quarter- mile dirt track, located just off the Osceola cutoff of Interstate 55. "It's the fastest dirt track in the South," Gill stated. » * * Meanwhile, Harold Pery and Alton McCoy of Caruthersville, new managers of Blytheville Speedway, are getting ready for their third program of Sunday night races. Blytheville drivers who shared in the spotlight last week were Otto Scrape in Legion Twinbill Next Jonesboro and Blytheville Legion baseball teams have '« regular season meeting, a doubleheader, lined up 'here next Sunday at 1:30. Jonesboro opened its sea«on last Sunday with a 7-0 win over McCrory. Dud Cason officials an- jiounced there would be no admission charge at Light Brigade Field for the Sunday practice game. How- his A firecracker; Boford Date in No. 6 Class C car; Herschel Copeland in 1C; Harvey Tucker in C33 Ken Riggs in Plain 44 and Wally Ashby in 5C. Hooter Hood of Memphis won a spectacular near-lap victory in the A feature. Hood and Wayne Hardin hooked up in an exciting tie to share the first place prize in the fast heat. Eurbie Hays of Portageville drove the winning car in the C feature. Car No. 44 landed on top of the fence at the track's high point in the mad scrambling of the Class C fast heat. Sunday's time trials are at 6:30, races at 8. Admissions are $!.50 for adults, children under 12 free. Sunday ever, season tickets may be purchased at the time. Fans should enjoy the new repair job on the grandstand. Some of the wide supporting beams have been replaced by slim steel poles, adding spectator visibility considerably, Blytheville Jaycees handle the conecssions at Blytheville Speedway. At Light Brigade Field, Bray Refreshments are in charge. Rdtni Held Up State Ttaehm SHERMAN, Tex. (AP)-New Mexico Highlands and Arkansai State Teacher* try again today to play their NAIA Area 2 hue- ball playoff* gtme. The two teams, the only unbeaten ones in the double elimination meet, hid their Friday game postponed because of rain. The loser meets Tarleton Stale immediately after the 11 a.m. game is completed today. One-beaten Tarleton eliminated St. Edward's of Texas S-4 Friday before the rain came. If weather permits, officials said, the playoffs will be completed today. The winners advances to the national tournament at St. Joseph, Mo. MAJOR LEAGUE STANDINGS NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. pet. G.B- San Fran. ... 23 12 .657 Houston .... 20 14 .588 ZVt Pittsburgh .. 17 14 .548 4 Los Angeles . 19 16 .545 4 Philadel 16 14 .533 4% Cincinnati ... 15 15 .500 SVt Atlanta ..... 17 19 .472 6& New York ..12 14 .462 6>A St. Louis .... 13 18 .419 8 Chicago 7 23 .233 1&4 Friday's Results Cincinnati 5, St. Louis 3 Philadelphia 6, Houston 5, 10 Innings Atlanta 12, Chicago 2 New York 7, San Francisco 5 -Pittsburgh 7, Los Angeles 3 Today's Games New York at San Francisco Chicago at Atlanta St. Louis at Cincinnati, N Philadelphia at Houston, N Pittsburgh at Los Angeles, N Sunday's Games Chicago at Atlanta, 2 St. Louis at Cincinnati Philadelphia at Houston Pittsburgh at Los Angeles New York at San Francisco, 2 Monday's Games Atlanta at Cincinnati, N Philadelphia at Houston, N Pittsburgh at Los Angeles, N Only games scheduled MINORS— TEXAS LEAGUE W. L. Pet. G.B. Amarillo ... 22 11 ,««7 ARKANSAS.. 18 13 .581 3 Albuquerque . 18 15 .545 4 El Paso 15 15 .500 S'/4 Dal-FW .... 12 19 .387 9 Austin 8 20 .286 11% Friday's Results Dalals-Fort Worth 4, Amarillo 6 Austin 4, ARKANSAS 0 Albuquerque 18, El Paso 8 Today's Game* Dallas-Fort Worth at Amarillo B! Paso at Albuquerque • ARKANSAS at Austin INTERNATIONAL ; Rochester 7, Toronto 1 Buffalo 9, Syracuse 4 . Richmond 6, Toledo 0 Jacksonville 3, Columbus 1 PACIFIC COAST todlanapolis 10, Denver 4 : San Diego 7, Tacoma 1 •Vancouver 12, Phoenix 3 " «DMahoma City 8, Tuls» 4 Seattle 3, Spokane 2 Portland at Hawaii, postponed niih -"WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Jim- my Dupret, 176, New York, out- pointed Herschel Jacobs, 176, White Plaini, 10. ; Cleveland Baltimore Detroit .. Minnesota California Chicago .. Washington New York . Kansas City Boston AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. 20 8 . 19 12 , 18 12 , 16 12 17 15 . 14 15 13 18 . 12 19 . 11 19 11 21 Pet. G.B. .714 -, .613 2% .600 .571 .531 .483 .419 .387 .367 .344 9% 10 11 Friday's Results Baltimore 8-5, Detroit 4-9 New York 2, Minnesota 1 Washington 6, California 5 Boston 3, Kansas City 0 Cleveland 3, Chicago 2 Today's Games Cleveland at Chicago Minnesota at New York California at Washington Detroit at Baltimore, N Kansas City at Boston Sunday's Games Cleveland at Chicago, 2 California at Washington, 2 Detroit at Baltimore Minnesota at New York, 1 Kansas City at Boston Monday's Games Kansas City at Washington Only game scheduled Exceedingly Lota BALTIMORE (AP) - An upset victory by Exceedingly in today's 91st running of the Preakness could convince other trainers to set up pre-race headquarters away from Pimlico, the site of me classic for 3-year- olds. Trainer Frank Whiteley did it last year with Tom Rolfe, work ing him in the quiet of the near by Laurel track. And Tom Rolfe 'won. * * » This year, Trainer Joe Consi dine has been working Exceedingly at Laurel and did't bring him to the scene of the middle leg of Triple Crown until this morning. The eight other probable starters in the nationally-televised race (CBS, 5:SM p.m., EDT; have beeu feeling out the Pimlico track for days. If exceedingly wins, it would be more of a Maryland success story than a Preakness victory by favored Kauai King, the Kentucky Derby winner. SPRING TONIC — Baseball time brings Blytheville. Ott said he'd be happy to help out the smiles in Ott Muffins (left) and Ameri- the Legion sell tickets and would even deliver can Legion baseball chairman S. D. Bray, them personally. His phone number is POp- The first season ticket was purchased yester- lar 3-8208. Single season tickets cost ?6. day by Ott, a prominent baseball figure in Family tickets $10. (Courier News Photo) RICO, JOSE MERRY MAY MATES Hunt Stunts Giants AUSTIN, Tei. (AP)- Arkansas pitcher Frank Montgomery, who holds two shutout victories over the Austin Braves, wasn't as lucky Friday night. The Braves defeated Arkansas M in Texas League baseball. Cecil Upshaw held Arkansas to three singles. It was only Austin's second victory over Arkansas in seven meetings. Etham Blackaby homered in the second inning and Upshaw tripled and scored in the fifth for the two big hits off Montgomery. Mike Ixm drove IB the ether the Texas two Austin runs. Elsewhere In By MKE RATHET Associated Press Sports Writer Headaches? Ron Hunt probably gave Herman Franks another one, but Milt Pappas' probably cleared one of Don Heffner's. Hunt, the New York, Mets' scrappy second baseman, continued to shell Frank's pitching staff Friday night, collecting two singles and a homer and driving in five runs in a 7-5 victory over San Francisco that sent the Giants down to their fifth loss in the last six games. Hunt gave Franks a headache in New York last weekend when he collected eight hits in 14 trips to the plate as the Mets took two out of three from San Francisco and snapped the Giants' winning streak at 12. The scene has shifted to San Francisco this weekend, but Hunt picked up where !ie left off, reaching base every time he batted. And he slugged the key blow, a three-run homer in the eighth inning that broke a 4-4 tie. * * .*.. At Cincinnati, Pappas showed up at the ball park w;th a headache, so. Heffner tapped Joey Jay to start for the Reds. He worked like an aspirin tablet on Heffner, probably pitching himself back into the starting rotation in a 5-3 victory over St. Louis. Jay had to leave in the eighth inning when he ran out of steam, but through seven innings he checked St. Louis on four hits and struck out 10 in a strong effort that got the Reds started on the way to their fifth straight victory and ninth in 10 games. * * * Elsewhere Mack Jones hit two homers in a five-homer attack that gave Atlanta a 12-2 victory over, the Chicago Cubs, Pittsburgh belted Los Angeles 7-3 and Philadelphia edged Houston 6-5 in 10 innings. By JIM HACK1EMAN Associated Press Sports Writer Mark down May as a merry month for Boston's Rico Petrocelli and Jose Santiago. Petrocelli's home run production has gone from zero to seven since the first of the month, MAMMA And Papa This /* It! i PRICE SALE Tomato Plants and Bedding Plants. Individually Potted McADAMS GREENHOUSES 206 E. Davis At the other end of the sand- Ings, Cleveland got three unearned runs in the first inning and dealt the Chicago White Sox their fifth straight loss, 3-2. Bal timore and Detroit split the Orioles aking the doubleheader opener 84 and the Tigers win' ning the second game 9-5. * * * The New York Yankees nipped Minnesota 2-1, while Washington scored a run in the ninth with the help of two errors and beat California 6-5. Santiago, who was 1-6 in parts of three seasons with the A's, allowed only singles to Dick Green and Larry Stahl, and two walks. Green was the only Kan- League Hal Haydel pitched Dal las-Fort Worth to » 4-0 victory over legaue-leading Amarillo. He held the Sonics to five hits. Albuquerque whacked El Paso 16-6 as all nine Dodger regulars got one or more hits and scored at least one run. First baseman Tom Hutten in five appearances at the plat* hit two singles, a double, a triple and a home run and drove in six Worth's Haydel permitted only three Amarillo runners as far as second base. while Santiago has turned into a winning pitcher with impressive credentials. The 25-year-old Puerto Rlcan right-hander took it out on his former club Friday night whe^ „„,„. „.„., „„„ , I10UJ11J „„,. he recorded his first complete sa s City man to get past first game in the majors, firing a two-hit 3-0 victory for the Red Sox over the Kansas City Athletics. Santiago now has won three in a row for a season mark of 3-1. * * * Petrocelli unloaded the heavy blow, a too-run homer in the seventh inning that gave Santiago some working room in this match between the last-place Red Sox and the ninth-place A's. Defenders Do OK HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP)Defending champions Tommy Stobaugh of Pine Bluff and Ed Harris of North Little Rock took a 3 and 2 victory over Gerald Barnett, and John Davis in the first round of the Hot Springs Four-Ball golf tournament here Friday. base, reaching third on his hit, stolen base and Santiago's wild pitch in the third. Fred Taloot matched zeroes .with Santiago until the sixth, i when Jim Gosger walked and came he rest of the way on George Scott's single followed by a wild throw by Stahl. Petrocelli, who homered off Talbot in the seventh, has boosted his batting average from .156 to .230 and his runs-batted- in total from one to 22 since the first of May. Fights SAN BERNARDINO, Calif.— Bobby Valdez, 129, San Diego, Calif., knocked out Rudolfo Gonzalez, 129, Mexico, 9. EU BANKS Flooring Co. 815 N. 6th PO 3-6092 • Armstrong Linoleum • Kentile Tile • Formica Cabinet Tops • Ozite Outdoor Carpet • Viking Kitchen Carpet • Stylon Ceramic Tile Open Thurs. Evenings TH 8P.M. BOX STORAGE YES! Cold Storage! CALL TODAY — PO HOT DtLAY r KUI fcU I Your FURS and Woolens from Moths and other Summer Dangers with Professionally safe Vault or Box Storage. FULL BOX $2.95 PER BOX Includes $100.00 Insurance valuation. 2% added for each additional $100.00 valuation. NU-WA laundry-Cleaners SM N. Second Si. Hunt PO I-44T4 OPEN NIGHTS TIL 8:00 COILI'S FISHERMAN'S CAIINDAR Tlaf to t*di P«y, -Tffc Wlm Hi* Sin Sfff _ FOR THIWIIK MAY22THW» SUN 22 PM MON 23 3:10 PM TUE 24 4:10 PM WED 25 5:07 PM THU 6:02 PM FRI 27 6:53 PM SAT 28 7:42 PM SUN 29 8:30 PM AM tilt* it «iv« in C«tr«l Stindicd tin*. Add we hour far th. Entwn tlnw tor*; tuMract or* hour for Rocky Mountam me, two nwn Km** P«!«e Mm. In loc.l!H« usin 9 daylight »vm a hme, *M cm hour to time found above. _ Copyright 1966 llxker (he Fi«h — ie«er the P»y ror Fithing ASTC Captures AlC's All-Sports Trophy CONWAY, Ark. (AP)-Arkansas State Teachers used high finishes in several sports to win its third straight Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference TRAYS' MONTGOMERY LOSES Shutouts Run Out Twice when the Sonics had two men on base double plays pulled him from trouble. Albuquerque pitcher Bill Larkin, who won his seventh game against one defeat, gave up 10 hits to El Paso. There was a total of 10 extra base hits in the game. Arkansas 000 000 000-0 31 Austin 101 010 101-4 47 Montgomery, Miiius (6) and Sports Trophy, it was aa nounced Friday. The Bears' highest finish was — a tie for first in football, but All- they were second in. basketball, tied for second in baseball and swiming, third in track, howling and golf, fourth in cross country and fifth in tennis. ASTC had 72V4 points, followed by the basketball champion, Southern State, 66; Harding, winner in cross country, track and bowling, 61; Ouachita, 50; Arkansas A&M, baseball champion and tied with ASTC for football, 48; Arkansas Tech, golf champion, also 48; Henderson, 45; Hendrix, swimming and tennis winner, 431£, Arkansas College \Wi and College of the Ozarks, 10. cock. W-Upshaw, W. -Montgomery, 3-3. HB - Blackaby, austin (1). NHL team. runs. Dallas-Fort EXPANSION COMPLETE ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP)-When the California Angels, opened their new $24 million baseball park here this spring it completed the building of new fields for expansion major leagues. teams in the COURIER NEWS mums Saturday, M»y li, PAGE MS New Hockey Coach PITTSBURGH (AP) George (Red) Sullivan, a battler through nine years as a player in the National Hockey League, doesn't Intend to change that approach in bis new job as coach of Pittsburgh's expansion rrs A SELLOUT COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP)Tickets for the annual Hall of Fame baseball game, this one between the Minnesota Twins and the St. Louis Cardinals on July 25, have been sold out. Doubleday Field seats 9,791. However, the sellout does not keep people from visiting the morning festivities at the Hall of Fame. Ted Williams, the last player to hit .400, is to be inducted along with Casey Stengel who has a 76th birthday ""days later. The sellout achieved before Stengel named. five was was JUNIOR TO DEFEND BLOOMINGTON, Ind. 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