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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, June 20, 1966
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IIIHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIimtllllllllllllHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIl Pick Prep All-Stars For Grid LITTLE ROCK (AP)-Three top Arkansas high school atli letes head the bacWieW of the 1966 East All-Star football squad named Saturday by the Arkansas High School Coaches Association. They are Ricky Tburow, who led North Little Rock to a state championship last year; John Cunningham of Des Arc, lead- Ing scorer in the state; and Fred Farrell of Brinkley, who won the decathlon this year. Among members of tSie West team are Lynn Garner and Bob Crouch of Fort Smith Nbrthside and Bill Burnett of Bentonville. Here are the team rosters: EAST TEAM Ends: Tommy Drew, North Little Rock; Ricky Clary, Lake Village and Hilton Hurdle, Trumann. Tackles: Roger Meyer, Pine Bluff; Greg Lackey, West Memphis; Walter Fisher; DeWitt; Fred Oswald, Little Rock Catholic High; Bob Poynor, Osceola; Carlos Pikey, Parkin; Jimniy Langley, Junction City; Wendell Stratton, Stuttgart. Centers: Don McConneU, Cathlic High;- Carl Robinson, Wilson. Guards: Richard Painter Batesville; Ricky Kersey, Conway; Garland Lambert, Augusta; Gary Huggins, Corning. Backs: Ricky Thurow, North Little Rock; Gary Tate, Little Rock Central; Dennis Berner, Little Rock Hall; Darrell Hor ton DeWt; Tommy Hart, Benton; J. B. Pendergraft, Conway; Frank Richardson, Osceola; Don Folden, Marked Tree; John Cunningham, Des Arc;Fred Farrell, Brinkley; Wayne Woods, Dumas; Cliff Powell. Jr., Eudora;'Bobby Hill, Hazen; Phillip Elliott, Harding; Peyton Speck, Shawnee; Harry Sylar Jr. Dewey Crow, Holly Grove; Russell Weatherly, Bearden. WEST SQUAD Ends: Don Eldridge, Springdale; Virgil Knight, Clarksville; Danny Evans, Fort Smith St. Anne's. Tackles: Lindell Thomas, Harrison; Ronnie Coble, Van Buren; David Hargis, Warren, Ben Beland, St. Anne's; Mike Langley, Lakeside, J. R. Cockrell, Magnet Cove; Frank Whaley, Dierks. Guards: Garry Harrell, El STATE BUSINESS—Women's State Bowling Association president Jean Pearcy (second from left) and secretary Teresa Kelone (left) of Little Rock, attended a meeting at Shamrock Lanes yesterday afternoon. The Blytheville Women's Association hopes to host the state tournament next year. From local club are secretary Charlotte Valentine (middle), outgoing president Sue Richardson and incoming president Myrtle Thomas. (Courier News Photo) Stargell Not Even Near Doghouse Tito (a Card) Hits Phils Twice By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS!York Mets 5-0 and 4-2 and the Harry Walker didn't take to.Chicago Cubs crushed Houston Willie Stargell's puppy but he certainly doesn't mind his being top dog. Stargell was just that today after his leadoff homer in the llth inning gave Kie Pittsburgh Pirates a 2-1 victory over Atlanta and gave him the National League batting lead over three teammates with a .328 average. But it wasn't long ago that in both ends of a doubleheader 9-8 and 8-2. * * . * Bob Veale got the victory for the Pirates, his seventh against five losses, with a five-hitter. He had a shutout until the eighth when Hank Aaron tied the game 1-1 with his 23 homer. The Dodgers won it in the eighth when pitcher Don Drys- Stargell was in Walker's dog-'dale started the decisive rally Dorado; Mike Sammons, vern, John W. Gentry, Mai- Ash- house because of. his puppy. The Pittsburgh manager takes exception to a number of things, spring among them training. And dogs at he was with a pinch-hit single. Maury Wills' sacrifice and a single by Willie Davis brougiit the winning run home. The Giants scored in the first particularly disturbed when on Jim Davenport's single and a Stargell went to meet BarOn — j double by Willie Mays but the his German shepherd — at the | Dodgers tied the score in the I seventh on singles by Lou Johnison and Jim Lefebvre and a airport. "The pup's only five months 1 son old," Stargell explained. "He j grounder by Al Ferrara. might forget me if he doesn't see my for seven weeks." So Stargell had arranged for Tito Francona hit a homer in each game for the Cardinals, the pup to be shipped to spring | his shot in the sixth inning of down- Martin Slrunk, Hartford. Centers: Lynn Smith, Texar- Itana; Ed Couch, Magnolia; Terry Coffee, Pea Ridge. Backs: Bob Courch and Lynn Garner, Fort Smith Northside; Johnny Parker, Van Buren Bill Burnett and David Allmendmg- er Bentonville; Bobby Bourgom, Camden; Richard Gustin, Berryville; Randy Delaet, Alma; Carrol Lowe, Greenwood; Gary Hubble, Bryant; Don Addington, D-Queen; Eddie Buffington' Ashdown; Jimmy Allen, Gurdon; Johnny Guthrie, Gentry Phil Moudy, Danville; Harold Chadick, Gould; W*& Floyd, Murfreesboro. _ ^ Kenneth Stephens of North 'Little Rock will coach the East team and Don Hubbard of Dequeen the West team. Roberta Wins Trans-Miss. FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) Roberta Albers ot Miami Beach, Fla set her sites today on repeating as national collegiate champion after polishing off five foes to win the Trans-Mississippi Women's Amateur " Tournament. Miss Albers, a sophomore at the University of Miami, gained the biggest victory of her golf career Saturday by sinking short putts on thee 35th and 38th greens to score a 1-up victory over Peggy Conley of Spokane, TheVyear-old straight A student made some great shol over the. tough 6,300-yard, par 7 B»rdscrabbl« Country Club course. After carding an 80 In tn< qualifying round, she gatyet two consecutive « and 5 1 triumphs. Miss Conley missed a four footer for a par on No. 35 and Miss Albers sank a three-footeer to go 1-up. Miss Conley sank a tour-too putt for her par on the final hole and forced Miss Albers to make her three-footer to end .the That she did and later said "It tun looked about M feet long." • Both finalists left Immediately tee Columbus, Ohio, for the Na tional Collegiate. The qualifying round *M training. And Walker arranged for a conference with Stargell. The battle eventually ended in a draw when Stargell boarded the dog with a veterinarian. Stargell has avoided the doghouse ever since by taking steps toward the National League throne room. Right now he's at the top but in a tight battle with tbree other Pirates — Matty Alou at .325, Manny Mota at .324 and Roberto lemente, the titlist the last two ears, tied with Houston's Joe Morgan at .321. Stargell's.. homer, his 13th, fted the Pirates to within 1V4 ames of National League lead- ourth straight victory and their eventh in the last nine games, tie Giants were beaten by Los Angeles 2-1. Philadelphia 1-0 and 5-1, Cincinati took two from the New r San Francisco their * Elswhere, * St. * Louis swept the opener giving Ray Washburn the run he needed to win his duel with Jim Bunning. Washburn checked Philadelphia on two hits. Bob Gibson, now 10-6, limited the Phillies to three hits in the nightcap. The Cardinals put it out The Cubs showed their power against the Astros with Billy Williams driving in four runs in the first game with a double and homer and adding another homer in the nightcap. Bert Campaneris, who stepped into Ginger Rogers' class last year, now has danced all over the California Angels. Campaneris scored the only run in the opener, then came back and scored the tying and winning runs in the nightcap Sunday as the Kansas City Athletics swept the Angels 1-0 and 3-2 and stopped their seven- game winning streak. Although the 24-year-old Cuban isn't one of the top hitters in the majors, he certainly is among the most versatile fielders. Owner Charles 0. Finley of the Athletics put that versatility on display in a game last September. * * + Campaneris, Finley decided, would play all. nine positions in a single game. But before .the regular shortstop performed the feat against the Angels Sept 8, Finley injured him for $1 mil- of reach with a three-run!Hon. Explained the owner: fourth inning built on Curt Flood's single, a double by Francona and Tim McCarver's homer. 'Movie producers insured the legs of Marlene Dietrich and Ginger Rogers for $1 million. I'm going that one better. I'm Uwii Winntr E.B. Is Out Of Money El DORADO-B. B. Gee Jr. of Blytheville finished with 222 (71-74-77) here Saturday in the men's state amateur golf championship tournament. Finalists Charles Lewis III of Little Rock and Tom Raney of Little, Rock carded 212 and 217 respectively. Lewis rolled on yesterday by sinking birdie putts on the 17th and 18th, to win the championship by one stroke. Raney, trailing by five at the start of the final round, shared the lead after 14 holes, but Lewis came back strong on the closing holes. Lewis had a four-round total of 287, three-over-par for the El Dorado Golt and Country Club course. Raney finished at 288. Third place went to Bill Hall of Camden, who-had a par 71 Sunday and a total of 289. David McCauley of Pine Bluff was fourth at 294 and Ben Haginn of Fordyce fifth at 296. Sani Brown of Morrilton and Don White of Sparkman tied for sixth place with 297s and Paul Whitley of Magnolia was eighth at 298. Open Golf SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Final top standings and top money winners in the 1966 United States Open Golf Championships: An 18-hold playoff today will determine the winner of the $25,000 first place. money the $12,500 for second. Arnold Palmer 71-66-70-71-278 Billy Casper 69-68-72-68-278 Jack Nicklaus, $9,000 71-71-69-74—285 Tony Lema, $6,500 71-74-70-71-286 Dave Marr, $6,509 71-74-68-73—286 Bill Rodgers, $5,000 70-70-73-74—287 Bobby Nichols, $4,000 74-72-71-72—289 Doug Sanders, $2,800 70-75-74-71-290 a-John Miller 7072-74-74—290 . Mason Rudolph, $2,800 74-72-71-73—290 Wesley Ellis Jr., $2,800 71-75-74-70-290 Ben Hogan, $2,200 72-73-76-70-291 a-denotes amateur and Milt Pappas scattered seven insuring all of him, not just his hits for the Reds' opening game victory in bringing his record to 5-5 and got more than enough legs." With the policy spread among four insurance companies, Cam- batting support from Tony Per-|paneris spread himself all over ez. Perez drove in three runs | the field, becoming the first with a triple and single. ! player in the majors ever to Sammy Ellis gained his third '— ~" - : -- —--•'"— ! - ""victory against 11 defeats in the nightcap, and his first since May 18. The Mets made four errors and Pete Rose scored the decisive run after reaching base on interference by catcher John Stephenson. SHORT SHORTS SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Camden's Pete Lenox failed to place Saturday in the Golden West high school track meet when he cleared 13 feet 6 inches in the pole vault. Holder of Arkansas' highest vault by a high school athlete, Lenox had consistently been over 14 feet during the season. Dennis Berner of Little Rock Hall was timed in 19.5 over the 180-yard low hurdles, but he also failed to place. • SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — C. H. Young of Fort Smith, Ark., swept three titles Sunday in the American Trapshooting Association's Southwestern Zone regionals. He cracked 384 of his final 400 targets to win the all-around title by two birds over Mercer Tennille of Shreveport for the full 9,600- target shoot. Young powered 57 birds to win the high over-all 'title. . .He won the 100-target doubles with a score of 97x 100. • LONDON (AP) - Australia's Roy Emerson set out today to do what no man has done for 30 years—win the Wimbledon tennis title for the third straight time. The last triple champion was Britain's Fred Perry, who did it in 1934,1935 and 1936. Emerson, the world's leading amateur player, has had a comparatively thin time since he carried off the Wimbledon crown a year ago. .:-• ;• • HOUSTON (AP) — Ernie Terrell, the World Boxing As- sociatoin heavyweight champion, and challenger Doug Jones skipped workouts today after sparring before packed crowds Sunday. Terrell's trainer, Sam Solomon, said the S-foot-S boxer has nearly reached his peak in training for his June 28 title bout with Jones. Jones' trainer, Lou Gross, said his fighter also is near- top form. LE MANS, France (AP) — Ford Is the first American Auto maker ever to win at Le Mans—much less take the top three places in the 24-hour marathon race. And in the process the American can puonded archrival Ferrari down to humiliating eighth and tenth places, Henry Ford II glowed with pleasure Sunday as he handed victory bouquets to Ford drivers Bruce MacLaren and Chris Amon, who were declared winners in a computer-figured MA, '•-.:'•• < ' -:.'. •• lay all nine positions in one ame. Campaneris stuck to short unday, but it was his hitting nd running that cooled off the 4ngels. In the ninth inning of the coreless opener, he beat out an nfield single, was sacrificed to econd and dashed home on )anny Cater's single. * * * The Athletics trailed 2-1 in the econd game until Campaneris eached first on Frank Maione's error in the eighth and aced home on Mike Hershber- er's double. Ten, with two out in the 10th, Campaneris lashed a double to eft field and continued all the vay around when Willie Smith irew wildly trying to get him ,t second. Elsewhere in the American jeague. Baltimore defeated ioston 5-3 before bowing 5-2, Washington nipped Cleveland 2- Detroit edged New York 2-1, Minnesota trimmed Chicago 6-4. 3 Ex-Hogs ATLANTA, Ga. (AP)-Three 'ormer Arkansas Razorbacks have been named to the West team for the coaches All-Star football game here July 9. They are Sines and tackle Glen Ray halfbacks Bobby Crockett and Jim Lindsey. WALKER PARK Miniature Golf Weekdays 6-10 p.m. S»t. and Sun. MO p.m. NEW SHIPMENT FOAM SALE SJIOO 53"x72" 1" Thick 45"x72" 1" Thick 36"x72" 1" Thick Shredded Foam Bag Odd *f Sizes .......yl &Up GILBERT'S 600 E. Main PO 3-6742 S4 , Ea. TT $Q50 , Ea. 0 SQOO , Ea. 0 250 ^ytheville (Ark.) Courier News - Monday, June 20, 11*8 - Page Nil* J'BORO BEATEN Osceola Wins 15-1 INDIAN HURLER-Terry Baker, who played shortstop for Blytheville's state champion American Legion team last year, was an effective pitcher for the Osceola semipro Indians Saturday night. 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Terry Baker of Kennett, with the Blytheville American Legion team last year, was rushed into service when pitcher Jim McKay failed to make an appearance. The plucky competitor, proving his worth on any club, accepted the pitching assignment in good spirit and did a splendid job. He worked six innings before Max Briley arrived to finish the final inning. * * * It was called after seven full innings on a chilly night that had most of the spec- BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING Tusdoy, June 21 Adults 75c — Children 25c STARTING TIME — 8:30 TAG TEAM MATCH 60 Minute Time Limit Best 2 Out of 3 Falls Tojo Yamamoto And Tamayo Soto CHIN" LEE And LUKE GRAHAM First Match 60 Minute Time Limit Best 2 Out of 3 Falls Red Roberts ' • — Vs.— Treacherous Phillips tator: wrapped in blankets and sweaters. » » » Baker, in addition to pitching, slammed three hits in. four trips. Even so, Terry ' is having a tough time trying to ?el a regular place in the lineup. Normally he's an infielder but shortstop Ronnie Driver unloaded four hits, including a 360-foot home run, and second baseman Joe Bratcher banged three hits. Catcher Buddy McAfee, also rapped three safeties. The Indians, standing 4-2 now, have a game here Thursday night at 8 against Coca-Cola of Memphis. ". -ED HAYES Jonesftoro Osceola .. too 000 0— 1 3 4 205 420 2—IS 18 1 '. Jonesboro—Rutherford, Chambers (4); and Morrison. Biythe- vllie—Baker, Briley (7.); and McAIee. Umpires—Jim Stone and John Essary. /. A SPAtE-AfcE BREAKTHROUGH! now! you can hear without an external hearing aid! do you see this super-tiny , sqjid-state j electronic ! micro circuit? it makes possible the smallest, most powerful hearing aid yet—the all new FIDELITY p-609 'SMALLER M THAN THE'I HEAD OF A MATCH! seeing is believing! send now for actual model of the amazing newF-609 absolutely free! ENTIRELY ALL IN THE EAR! NOTHING STICKS OUT! 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