Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 24, 1969 · Page 9
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 9

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 24, 1969
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Mei**.* AHMNNI HMB, Hum., Apfl «. IHt MVtTTCVIU* AMAMM* This Could Be The Year Fayetteville Bulldogs Put It On Line For Conference Championships Most expert! readily agree that this may just be the red letter year for fishing the Beavtr Lake Resevotr. More anglers have caught more fish this spring than ever before, or at least it seems that way to most people. Glen Davis, dock owner at Prairie Creek, summed it up when he said. "We haven't had this kind of fishing since the lake filled. I'm sure we'll set some records this year." And some fishermen have already begun to advance on the lake records f o r game fish. Mr. Louis Treece for example, started things off with a catch of bass that was almost unbelievable. H i s catch of blacks included 11 bass ranging from 2'A pounds all the way up to a monster of eight pounds. Bert and James Oxford also have reported a fine catch of black bass including a 6',4 pounder a four pounder and eight others ranging from Hi to 3',4 pounds. After they got tired of pulling in blacks they landed x 17 pound northern pike that measured 30 inches in length. This catch was taken even further down the lake at Big Clifty on Rebels and Lazy Ikes. LIMIT CATCHES Catches either rearing or equaling the limit of crappie by a number of people have already flooded many of the lakes docks. Jim Hatfield and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Potts to name just a couple have reported their limit in crappie with some good sized individual catches. White bass fishing although somewhat behind the others has begun to steadily pick up. Right now reports have it that this species are beginning to appear in the lower reaches of the lake. So if you're not having any luck don't give up yet. Those fish are there, j u s t ask the people with large catches. If you try your luck in the Prairie Creek reaches of the lake your best het is still blacks. Several fine catches have been brought in to the dock. Glen Davis reports that if you go out and try you're almost sure to bring back some fish. T h e subsurface l u r e s w o r k e d along the grassy banks has up till now been the primary method of bringing in blacks. But a number of anglers are now turning to purple worms worked in the rear of a cove. Crappie fishing is the big thing in the Hickory Creek area. Several limits were re ported. Jigs and minnows seem to do the jog quite well. In addition all the tributaries of this area report excellent chances for * good catch. AUDUBON MEETING T h e Arkansas Audubon Society will hold its annual spring meeting May 2-4 at Ozark Boys Camp. The camp is located s i x m i l e s west of Mt. Ida. Lodging in cabins and meals can be made by reservation by w r i t i n g Mrs. H. H. Shugart, 180 N. Broadway, El Dorado, Ark. If you're interested in birds and wild life it's a good chance to get outdoors and go on some guided tours of the area and hear about wildlife from the experts. WORM FACTORY If you're looking for a good supply of worms for fishing bait, the best bet is to plant a tree, or you might consider worm hunting during a thunder storm. The best worm producing tree that I know of is the catalpa tree. It really is a source of fine fishing worms. These catalpa worms are ac- tally the larval stage of sphinx moths. They often grow to a length of three inches and are found only on this particular kind of tree. Harvesting is also easy. Just give the tree a good s h a k e and collect worms from the ground. The thunderstorm method is also a good source of b a i t . During a heavy rain storm, worms will come out of the ground and lay on top of the grass or on driveways and street curbs. They are easy to catch as long as the r a i n lasts. GO JUICE Most people just don't realize how important fuel is to an outboard motor. Other than the fact that it's expensive and it makes the motor run most people could care less about the effect it has on an engine's performance. In a normal two-cycle engine, the o i 1 in the fuel lubricates the engine as it passes through the crankcase and combustion chamber. So without the proper mixture you're likely to be in f o r some costly repairs. Most docks and some service stations carry r e a d y mixed fuel which takes most of the guess work out of measuring an oil to gasoline ratio. None the less m o s t owners still mix their o w n for various reasons. Just put a couple of gallons in the tank and then add the proper amount of oil. M o s t dealers can tell you t h e proper amount for each engine and the type of oil to use. Shake the can around in order to mix the oil thoroughly and then fill the can with gasoline. W i t h todays oils and gasolines the mixture stays mixed so there's no need for perodic mixing. By LONNIE GIBSON TIMES Sports Writer P a s t performances won't mean a thing when the AAA W e s t e r n Conference high schools square off in t h e i r annual league meet which begins tomorrow afternoon at 1:00 in Fort Smith with the finals starting at 6:30. The field includes Northside and Southside of Fort S m i t h . Fayetteville, El Dorado. Hot Springs, Springdale and Texarkana. Since Northside has turned in picked to finish strong with the rest of the places up for grabs. "We'll have to have a real strong show ing in the f i e l d events if we are going to stay in contention," said Bulldog coach Bobby Nix. The seniors in, the field trials have kept the Dogs in the running all year, and it will be up to them to rally t h e Fayetteville t e a m again. The trio of Bob Cheyne in the shot put. Jerry House and the best times sprints and the in both relays, t h e t h e 3rizzlies reign as the current avorites. Southside is a l s o Razorback Turf Installation To Rank Among World's Largest One of the largest outdoor, "We've been playing with a AstroTurf surfaces in the world I long series of knee injuries that is planned to be installed in are a direct result of cleat pen- Razorhack football stadium atration in regular grass." Here. IBroyles said. to finish strong in the relays. "Northside has the best times so f a r , but all the other relay times are close," Nix reported. "We are capable of placing in also favored. . ., u * MA men D H \ 0 \ \ u i i me vi 10 m |«»*»»~ the top two or three, but one| ship lhrot , O f the last four years. player. Kayetteville will counter,--Gary Combs and Tommy Hef- with David Beauchamp, t h e j l i n . 100 Dash-Darreli Gabbard second seed, Joe Krctschmar's golfers are i. The Bulldog links- won the champiun- the high jump and long jumper | j s m j urec j a nd will not be Al Zaceanti are looking for their to run mistake could kill us. We have good handoffs on all of our baton exchanges." The seniors in the running events include Ken Jones. James Spurlock, Phil Verlee. Ed Shimus and Roy Stout who able best performances along with pole vaulters John Stephcnson and junior Rick McWhortcr. The Bulldogs will also have "As I've said all year, if we can just better our previous performances we have accomplished something both as a team and as individuals." Nix concluded. TENNIS AND GOLF ENTRIES The Bulldog tennis and golf teams w i l l also play their conference matches tomorrow in bright 44(1 TRACK ROSTER and Gearhart. Mile-Run--Phil Verlee and Terry Luper. 880 re- lay--Keitli Bramlett. J o n e s . Treffinger and Gearhart. 440 Dash--Curtis Harris and Mike H i l l . Low Hurdles--Kit Stocker Relay--Ken Jones. J i r n : a n d Randy Smith itu i i c i n v -- i x i . i l t j u i i i a , « « "i . · _ -. . Spurlock. Fred Treffinger a n d ' 880 Run- Don Meyer and David Gearhart. High Hurdles Shirnkus, "n n^h-P.narh and Treffinger. Mile Relay- Randy Smith, Kim Kimbroufh, Jones and Gearhart. Shot Put- Bob Cheyne and David Drake. Discus -- Larry Dowel! and S t e v e Waller. High Jump --Jerry House and Doug Harriman. Long Jump--Al ZaccanU Stocker. Pole Vault--Rick and John Stephen- Sports Briefs Kenword Gets Lead DES MOINES, Iov.a f A P i -Rory bara Kenward of Santa Bar- C a l i f . , a f r e s h m a n at University of Colorado, took thC| h a l f w a y lead Wednesday in t h e i Drake Relays decathlon, lie Fort Smith, beginning The tennis team, coached byjcompiled 3.896 points for the] Ray Brown, is expected to do|first five events, we'll. Their big foes will he the Northside Bruins who defeated the Bulldogs earlier this season. The Bruins will play I, c o n Marks, the league's top-deeded Director Named The Razorhack surface was; thought to he the largest until it was announced today that the University of Pennsylvania will cover its 101.500 square foot stadium. The Arkansas project is 80.000 square feet. Coach Frank Broyes said the surface was expected to cut down on knee injuries and would cut maintenance costs derably. Only four other major c o l - . ' " leges have installed the syn-i tlietic grass. Arkansas became- the first Southwest Conference [XT Jj:jp.i;qi|iJi!-(ilil!P! 1 IP-i«sP'' i:! !l ll i -' FIGHTS R A L E I G H , N.C. 'AP) - Wil is Casey, 43, was r.amerl athletic director at North Carolina I.Stale Wednesday. He h?rl hee:i i I assistant director for aimo't 20: iyears. d is-By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | close the cost of the "grass."] OAKLA.ND-Ralph McCoy Original estimates to cover just 161. Richmond. Calif., knocked just the field area were about $250.000. Installation of I h e Astro-Turf to begin in early May and will take about complete, official? a month ;aid. out Wilfredo Hurst. 160!i, Mi- LAS VEGAS. N e v . - R o g e r Triumph MONTEVIDEO, U r u g u a y (AP) -- East Germany crushed Uruguay 15-6. 15-2. 15-3 in the final round of the Men's World ... Rouse. A n a c o n d a , Mont..1 Volleyball C h a r.; p i n n s h i pj to stopped Ronnie Wilson. San Di- Wednesday night and moved a \ 'ego. 7. light heavyweights. 'step closer to the t;ile. i The Standings Chicago . Pittsburgh New York Montreal St. Louis . Phila'phia National League East Division W. L. Pct.G.B 11 10 . R fi . 5 4 West Division .733 .667 .429 .429 .357 .333 | American League East Division W. L. Pel. G.B. Atlanta 10 4 .714 Los Angeles 10 4 .714 -San Fran. .. 7 ft .538 2tt Cincinnati .. fi « .500 3 San Diego .. 5 10 .333 514 Houston .... 4 12 .250 7 Wednesday's Results St. Louis at Chicago, rain Philadelphia at Montreal, ram Atlanta at San Francisco, rain New York 2, Pittsburgh 9 Houston 4. San Diego 0 Los Angeles 6, Cincinnati 3 Today's Games Pittsburgh at New York Philadelphia at Montreal St. Louis at Chicago San Diego at Houston. N" Cincinnati at Los Angeles, N Atlanta at San Francisco. N Friday's Gtmrs Chicago at New York. N St. Louis at Philadelphia. N Montreal at Pittsburgh, N Cincinnati at San Diego. X Atlanta at Lns Angeles. N Houston at San Francisco. N Baltimore Detroit ... Boston .... New York Wash'n. .. Cleveland 12 West Division .706 .615 .571 .538 .412 .083 2 2H 3 5 814 Minnesota .. fi 5 .615 Chicago . . . . 7 5 .583 14 Kansas City 8 fi .571 Oakland . . . 7 7 .500 114 Seattle 5 8 .385 3 California . . 4 8 .333 314 Wednesday's Results Washington 9. Boston 3 Minnesota 7. Oakland 6 New York at Cleveland, rain Baltimore 3. Detroit 2. 10 innings Chicago 7. California 1 Kansas City 4. Seattle 3 Today's Games Oakland at Minnesota Washington at Boston New York at Cleveland. X Detroit at Baltimore. X Only games scheduled Friday's Gamps Oakland at Seattle. X California at Kansas Citv. N Minnesota at Chicaco. X Boston at Detroit. X Washington at Cleveland. X New York at Baltimore. X Harding Team To Represent Area SEARCY, Ark. 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