The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 27, 1966 · Page 8
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Casons Breeze to Trio Of Weekend Wins The Dud Casons of Blylhe- ville's American Legion keep rolling along. Saturday night, they plastered Vi'hitehaven, 14-4. Yesterday at Tuckerman, they won 8-3 and 8-i. Saturday, Hampton and Mclaughlin "teamed .to hold the visitors reasonably well, save for a three-run outburst in the sixth. Meanwhile, the hitters of Coach Dwight Williams were waxing fat on Whitehaven pitch- Ing. All told, they got only ten hits, but they broke things rather open in the final inning When two walks, an error and six hits produced eight runs. Whilehaven, Batcman Yarbrbugh had some key hits in the final inning. Yesterday at Tuckerman, Me- Kinney turned in a three-hitter in the first game. He gave up one run in each of the last three innings when his control wasn't quite sharp. He allowed only three hits. Stan Williams went four for four in that first game yesterday. Yarbrough was two for three. The Casons used another big inning to seal the win. This time it was the sixth when they used hits by Williams and Yarbrough, plus stolen bases by each of these two and three er- and rors to produce five runs. In the second game, Bobby George just narrowly missed a no-hitter. The lone hit off George came in the fourth inning. George fanned 10 and walked only one. Normally, he's the third baseman for the Casons. It was a considerably juggled lineup which Williams sent against Tuckerman in the second game. The only regulars were used at back-up positions. Other than that, Williams used all reserves. Forrester was two for three and Harper was two for two. Tomorrow ,the Casons travel to Rector for a 7:30 game. State Bowlers Here in '67 BlYtheville's Shamrock Lanes j more than $10,000 m prizes, will be host to thousands of wo-1 "We've been working on this men bowlers come January. (for years," Mrs. Jim Roleson Yesterday at a ..meeting of the reported Mr, Ro eson ls a executive committee of the Arkansas Women's Bowling Association, Blytheville was awarded the 1967 tournament which begins Jan. 21. •It will run for as many weekends as necessary and will offer member of the executive com mittee which met in Little Rock over the weekend. * * * "We felt like it was our turn to get the tournament, but I was afraid for a while we might not get it," she said. This year's tournament was held in El Dorado and drew 310 teams, plus doubles and singles players. "We had a lot of help from the mayor and the Chamber of Commerce in convincing the state association that we would do a good job with the tournament," Mrs. Roleson said. Girls Hog City Golf Spotlight •it's not even July 4 yet and already women's golf at Blytheville Country Club has had its biggest year ever. Dot Germain, a new resident, was back in town Sunday with a pair of trophies from the Women's National Intercollegiate tournament which concluded Saturday in Columbus, Ohio. Miss Germain was medalist in the tournament and was winner in the consolation bracket. Saturday, she defeated Renee Powell of Ohio University, 4-2. Two of the city's better women golfers for several years — Marge Hale and Mrs. Dale Dunlap—qualified for the championship flight in the Arkansas Wo- men's amateur golf tournament at Cherokee Village last week. Both posted wins in the event, Miss Hale winning the finals in consolation play yesterday when Mrs. Sharon Flippin of Fort Smith defaulted. Nedra Dumas of North Little Rock defeated Mrs. Anne Gookin of Pine Bluff for the state title. Casper Passes Palmer In Golf Dollar Derby f By JOE MOOSHIL ' 'CHICAGO (AP) - Billy Casper, in command of himself and his game, won the Western Open Sunday by letting a corps of youngsters flounder in his wake and took another stride past faltering Arnold Palmer. The 35-year-old Casper shot a steady one-under-par 35-35—70 for a 283 total, the only score to better Medinah No. 3's par of 284 for 72 holes. He picked up the top prize oE $20,000 to wrest the PGA money-winning lead from Palmer, whom he defeated in a playoff for the National Open crown last week. * * * Casper took dead aim at less experienced youngsters su<* as 24-year-old Kermit Zarley, 28- year-old Homero Blancas and 29-year-old Tommy Aaron. Aaron went into the final round with a one-stroke lead over the field, Richeys Aim For Record f By GEOFFREY MILLER .LONDON (AP) - Cliff and Nancy Richey had a chance to make tennis history today by becoming the first brother-and- Eister duo to reach the Wimbledon singles quarter-finals together. After a weekend of waiting in the rain, the Richeys, of Dallas, Tex., were among the first competitors as the second week of the tournament got under way-Nancy, 23, is almost there. She led Kathy Harter, of Seal Beach, Calif., 6-2, 2-0 before their fourth round mstch was baited by rain Saturday. •Cliff, 19, had a far tougher task. He was paired against Tony Roche, the Australian left- hander who won both the Italian and French titles this year and is seeded No. 2. , Roche has nursed an injured leSt ankle through the first three rounds, and has dropped only one set in that lime, -Richey has nothing to trouble Kim except his erratic temperament. He battled through two four-setters and one five- setter last week to reach the fourth round. Besides Richey, America has only one hope left for the men's Kile _ Dennis Ralston, the 23- year-old Bakersfield, Calif., star, who has already reached the quarter-finals. Three Australians are also in the last eight - Roy Emerson, the defending champion, Owen Davidson and Bob Hewitt. Manuel Santana, the colorful court artist from Spain, was on the brink of joining them. He had a 2-0 sets lead over Bobby Wilson of Britain when rain interrupted their match on Saturday. Ken Fletcher of Australia also was well placed, leading India's Ljaidip Mukerjea two sets to jiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiinnniiraniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiil COURIER NEWS . j UONOAT, JON! 97, 19M PAOS KOBT but Casper went in front on the third hole with a 12-foot birdie putt and dared the others to catch him. Gay Brewer, with a 34-37—71, finished second with a 286, three strokes behind the winner, and took down second money of $12, 000. Aaron blew to a 75 and Zarley shot a 74 as the youngsters settled for 287 totals good for a third-place tie and $6,250 each. "I think it's a little tougher for them," said Casper in reference to the younger set's fail ure to catch him. "You'll notice Brewer, a seasoned pro, stood right in there. But the kids get a little excited. * * * "I know how it Is," said Casper. "I went through it myself. But I played the game exactly as I would have if anyone else happened to be chasing me." Palmer, shooting a final round of 38-34—72 for 289, was not among those chasing Casper land finished in a tie for ninth. JAmie took down only $2,400 giving him $65,817 for the year. Casper, who attributed his fine showing to the fact that he did not have a single three-putt green, zoomed to a total of $69,. 749 for the year. MAJOR LEAGUE STANDINGS NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Pet- O.B. San Fran. .. 45 27 .625 Pittsburgh .. 39 29 .574 4 Los Angeles . 40 30 .571 4 Houston .... 39 32 .549 5V4 Phila 37 34 .521 VA Cincinnati .. 34 35 .493 9V4 St. Louis .... 33 36 .478 10'A Atlanta 33 41 .446 13 New York .. 29 38 .433 \Vk Chicago. .-. 21 48 .304 22'A Saturday's Results New York 9, Chicago 3 Atlanta 5-4, Los Angeles 4-3 Philadelphia, 8, Pittsburgh 7 Cincinnati 3, San Francisco 2, 10 innings Houston 3, St. Louis 2 Sunday's Results Chicago 7-2, New York 0-8 Pittsburgh 2, Philadelphia 0 Los Angeles 2, Atlanta 1 San Francisco 10, Cincinnati 0 Houston 6, St. Louis 3, 11 innings Today's Games Houston Bruce 1-5, at Pittsburgh Blass 5-1 Chicago at Atlanta (N) Los Angeles at Cincinnati (N) San Francisco at St. Louis (N) Only games scheduled Today's Games Philadelphia at New York, (N) Houston at Pittsburgh, (N) Chicago at Atlanta, (N) Los Angeles at Cincinnati, (N) San Francisco at St. Louis, (N) AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. Pet. U.B. Baltimore .. 47 27 .662 Detroit 43 26 .623 3 Cleveland ... 41 27 .603 4% California .. 38 33 .535 9 Minnesota .. 33 36 .478 13 Chicago 32 37 .464 14 New York .. 30 37 .448 15 Kansas City . 30 40 .429 16Vj Washington . 30 43 .411 18 Boston 25 46 .352 22 Saturday's Results Detroit 1, Minnesota 0 Chicago 2, New York 1 Washington 4, Boston 3 Kansas City 7, Cleveland 1 Baltimore 1, California 0 Sunday's Results Baltimore 12, California 7 Minnesota 7-7, Detroit 5-1 Kansas City 4-3, Cleveland 214 New York 7-2,, Chicago 2-0 Boston 13-3, Washington 7-9 Today's Games Baltimore at California (N) Cleveland at Minnesota (N) Only games scheduled Tuesday's Games Detroit at California, (N) Baltimore at Kansas City, (N Cleveland at Minnesota, (N) Washington at Chicago, (N) New York at Boston, (N) one. Fights SEOUL, Korea—Kim Ki-Soo, 154%, Korea, outpointed Nino Benvenuti, 153, Italy, 15. Kim Ki-Soo won world's junior middleweight boxing title. TOKYO-Yoshi Nakane, 117, Japan, outpointed Dio Espinosa, 116, Manila, 10. OPEN 24 HOURS Jumbo Hamburger and French Fries Special 480 M&R BRACKIN CAFE 3RD & RAILROAD AIR CONDinONU PO 3-9929 •nlltlx Formerly Occuplie hi BOOB* Clunin Cotionwood Raceway Int. 55 & Hiway 140 OSCEOLA, ARK. Racing this Friday & Each Friday Night Time Trials — 6:30 p.m. Races —8:15 p.m. All New Track Steel Bleachers Class "C" Stockers and Class "A" Super Modified from a 5-State Area. THl FASTKT QUARTtR-MILl GUMBO TRACK IN THE SOUTH Terrell Hopes to Prove Something with Jones By HAROLD V. RATL1FF HOUSTON (AP) — Ernie Terrell, a towering man who thinks ie should be called world's leavyweight boxing champion because he represents the only world association, tries to boost lis claim here Tuesday against tough Doug Jones. * * * Terrell, recognized by the World Boxing Association but not accorded such distinction in New York, California and Massachusetts and by many fans, will be clashing witti the fellow who gave Cassius Clay, Ernie's chief tormentor, a rough evening. Sunday ^'s By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PITCHING — Gaylord Perry, Giants, snapped Cincinnati's eight-game winning streak by hurling San Francisco to a two- hit, 10-0 victory wbilt lifting his record to 10-1. BATTING - 3oog Powell, Orioles, collected three hits and drove in four runs as Baltimore crushed California 12-7. Arkansas at Austin INTERNATIONAL Saturday's Results Rochester 3, Jacksonville 1 Richmond 9, Syracuse 5 Toronto 16, Toledo 9 Buffalo 5, Columbus 2 Sunday's Results , Toledo 15-2, Toronto 4-3 Buffalo 3-3, Columbus 0-4 Syracuse 6-6, Richmond 3-2 Rochester 4, Jacksonville 3 Jones and quite a few others still contend that Doug should lave had the decision. And it is on this basis that Terrell expects to gain the respect iie figures is due a cham- lion "who has beaten all the iood boys." "1 think I'll beat him bad," Terrell said as he wound up training with a fast four rounds against a couple of sparring jartners who each received a strong right-hand shot. "I probably will knock him out but if I don't it will still be a bad beating," glowered tiie 6- foot-6 Terrell. "That ought to lelp wipe away this thing that's ranging over me that Clay is !he real champion." * * * Clay generally is regarded as [he heavyweight champion, which infuriates Terrell, who never has met Cassius except in a gym for a sparring session. Terrell has been talking so much about Clay in his training here that Jones says Ernie must be confused about whom he is fighting Tuesday night. "I'll have to straighten him out," quipped Jones, who will be five inches shorter and 20 pounds lighter when they climb into the ring at .Sam Houston Coliseum at 8 p.m., CST, for 15 rounds, and will depend on superior speed to carry him through. An examination of the records ol the two would indicate Terrell should be a solid favorite. They started fighting within a year of each other and Terrell has a 38-4 record compared to PACIFIC COAST Saturday's Results Oklahoma City 7, Tacoma 2 Indianapolis 3, Denver 1 Spokane 6, Vancouver 4 Tulsa 11, Seattle 10 San Diego 10, Hawaii 1 Sunday's Results Hawaii 7-7, San Diego 5-4 Denver 7, Indianapolis 6 Oklahoma City 5, Tacoma, 4 10 innings Phoenix 4, Portland 3 Seattle 5-4, Tulsa 3-0 Vancouver 7, Spokane 4 MINORS— TEXAS LEAGUE W. L. Pet. G.B. Amarillo ... 41 28 .594 Arkansas ... 38 31 .551 3 El Paso ... 35 34 .507 6 Albuquerque 35 35 .500 6'A Austin .:... 30 39 .435 12 Dal-FW .... 29 41 .414 12% Sunday's Results Dallas-Fort Worth 9, Amarillo 7 . . Albuquerque 9, El Paso 8 Austin 2, Arkansas 0 Today's Games Dallas-Fort, Worth at Amarillo El Paso at Albuquerque Ma* to sell for much more. Still Guaranteed «t this unbelievable low price. BIG DISCOUNT STORES Main & Franklin — Bly. & Air Base Highway 29-6-1 for Jones. * * * Terrell won the World Boxing Association championship in 1965 when he beat Eddie Machen in 15 and then defended his title successfully against George Chuvalo in 15. > Jones lost to Clay in 10 h 1963. In 1964, Jones was knocked ' out by Chuvalo in 11. However, Jones has shown fa well in workouts here that Terrell will be only a 6 to 5 favorite.; Mot* bdMn-twiltCfM for»little* Try before you buy! SKIDMORE PIANO CO. 101 E. Main St. Phone PO 3-7971 THIS • "• '8wi Wwe Go* CONOCO SERVICE A8B » DIVISION G.~b7POETZ W«*' OIL CO. H.tf.4 B,W COM* JJ&P. .. CONOCO! A fMt et Ibe ceotiaaotal (HI O*. "Let Justice roll down as the waters and righteousness as A mighty itream" Amos eh. 6-24. ELECT ERNEST L. (1. L.) HOLLAWAY Corning Circuit Judge Position No. 1 Second Judicial District Dedicated to (air and Impartial trial: ^Jribute This line and fraternal organization ranks as one of the happiest and most charitable In America! B.P.O.E. Best People on Earth! Surely they ABE among the best. They have fun - of ooursel Dances, parties, smokers, picnics. But underneath their gay ex. terior are hearts of gold, with hands outstretched always to help some less fortunate person. That Elk's tooth on a chain or in a coat la.pel Isn't Just decoration. It symbolize! a man who practices the Golden Eule daily. He's an Elk! Mora power to himl We Salute Our Town! BLYTHEVILLE FEDERAL SAVINGS & LOAN ASSOCIATION 200 N. Second St. Phone PO 3-4568 $49.95 Mercury Vapor Post Light LIVE BETTER when you build your new home around this "Live Better, Electrically" Medallion. 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