The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 21, 1967 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, November 21, 1967
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Rale Changes Chickasaws' Season Nears fly Frank Ellis Courier'News Sports Editor j j COURIER NEWS Blytheville High School's basketball season is only three days away and Coach Dwight Williams and his assistant. Jim Dixon, have been running their: a PAGE EIGHT m 35 candidates through their | T e „,„ November 21. ise? | pares for over two *?***• i % ,,| B mmi um u i IUIIB 11 inn«n mini muni r,hi<^ue m i>evils le come rolling side edge and both sde edges into the local gym to tackle | It is mandiloi that the play last year's AA4 East champions; ers' benches be placed on the and'the game will be the start! side of the playing floor, near of what promises to be an ex ,tre center of (lie court citing and long season which will i It is mandate y that (he scoi stretch lo March 2. to be fol-! ere" and timers' tables be placed lowed. Chickasaw fans hope, by' on the side of the playing floor, (he annual stats tournament at!in the center of the court. Little Rock March 4. j Officials may correct any er- Tne next three months and j ™'s "' "« ««>er if he has def,two weeks will bring lots of ac nite information. Names and numbers of all asrgEKjn'-sa-i's ss-,,r,,::,£2U. -saws sir :^i,Ar;:--—-»-- UiieKasaws. players must be turned in to Williams, who came to BIy- , |he o[(jcia , scorer three m inules theville five years ago after aj before game Ume; it win be a successful tour of duty at Greene | technica | four {or eac h nam e County Tech, is looking forward to a squad which will work under the distinct disadvantage of a lack of experience. Only one starter returns from last season's aggregation, that being Aubrey Bell. This inexperience will be coupled with a lack of height, which can often mean the difference between a victory or a defeat. In a recent talk to the kiwan- Is Club, Williams pointed out that a young club can be a surprising club if the necessary attitudes and experience jell. + * * Williams has seen his teams finish among the top ten in the state in three of his four previous years here, and while not promising such a finish this season, he did say that "we feel vre can be a winning ball club, we teach our boys that they can be a winner, and we believe that we will have some good quickness and may be able even to use some pressure defense." Biggest man on the squad at present is Joe Ellis, who stands 6-1 l k and weighs around 180 pounds. Williams pointed out to the Kiwanians six ideas he and Dix- qn, and Alan S.tolt, who also will assist in the coaching, try to get across to the young men in their care—preparation, dedication, discipline, cooperation, loyalty and motivation. Williams explained preparation to mean that he tries to convince the boys they are ready, after extensive practice sessions, to meet any foe and are able to whip them. Dedication, he said, means the players must be willing to pay the price if they want to be successful. Discipline involves the spirit of sacrifice, to give up other things one likes in order to win. He said "Winning is not everything, but wanting to is." Cooperation is another way of saying that it takes an unselfish person lo , be a good ball player while loyalty enables the young man to remain true to himself, his school, teammales, parents and coaches, he said. Williams explained motivation as the coach striving 'o get all of the details of the game to the boys and teaching them to learn from their mistakes] while instructing them on ways of learning to come back when i they are down. i * + + ( Williams announced that there j would be a practice game to- i night with Hayti High School, with a B team game beginning at six o'clock and the varsity; clash at 7:30 here. There will be no admission and everyone .is invited to this I sneak preview of the newest! edition of the Chickasaws. The game will also serve as I a showcase for several new j rules and/or rules revisions which will be in effect. Quoted from the October issue of the official bulletin ol the Arkansas Athletic Association, the rule changes read as follows: Court diagram — Four new marks on court; 28 feet from end lines toward center division line; Lines are at right angles to side lines; three feet long and two inches wide; same color as court lines; These lines indicate the mid-court areas. Recommend padding on recl- bMkbaardf. On under-i THREESOME—Head Coach Dwight Williams is flanked by Alan "toll and Jim Dixon who will serve as his assistants in directing the basketball fortunes of the Blytheville High School team in the 1967-68 season which officially gels underway on Friday evening with a doubleheader against West Memphis in the local gym. The Chickasaws will meet Hayti in a practice game tonight, beginning at six o'clock. '(Courier News Photo) not turned in. When reporting, a substitute only gives his number and the number of the replacement to the scorer. If three or more substitutions from the same team report, the captain for either j team may ask for a line-up. Members of the same team shall not wear duplicate nor identical numbers; they can not sit on the bench with duplicate' nor identical numbers. Illegal digits (1, 2 and any number greater than 5) may not be worn by any player; however, with these numbers they may buy their way into the game with a technical foul for each illegal number. Borders on numbers shall not be wider than a quarter inch; numbers front of shirts shall be a minimum of 4 inches; numbers on back shall be a minimum of 6 inches; numbers must be at least % inches wide; the color of the numbers must contrast with the color of the play ing shirt. A player in the mid-court area dribbling or holding the ball for 5 seconds and closely guarded, a held ball shall be called. The lack ol action rule has been changed from 30 seconds to 10 seconds. "Dunking" the ball is illegal under the new rules; this means either before the game in warm- up or during the game. "Grasping" the ring either during warm-up or game is illegal. Vibrating the opponent's backboard while the ball is in the air for a shot, the ball is on or in the "cylinder," the ball is touching the backboard is a technical foul. Tom Seaver Honored As Rookie Of Year USC First Tennessee Stil Second In Pol By BEN OLAN Associated Press Sports Wr.Hcr Tennessee gets a last chance to dislodge Southern California from first place in The Associated Press' major- college football poll Saturday anti an overwhelming victory by the Volunteers probably couldn't come at a more opportune time. A decisive triumph by the Volunteers over a relatively weak Kentucky Wildcat team could play a large part in the final balloting for the national championship. Southern Cal completed its regular campaign by defeating | ond etc. i Kentucky lost its first six games, then beat West Virginia 22-7 and Vanderbilt 12-7 before bowing to Florida 28-12 last Saturday. Tennessee boosted its record to 7-1 the past weekend by downing Mississippi, 20-7. The Vols lost only to UCLA in the season opener for both teams. Purdue remained a solid third in the latest poll, drawing 380 ! State 21-7 last weekend. i UCLA, the leader a weak agn I changed positions with Souther! j Cal in slipping to the No. 4 spot. I Oklahoma, a 1-1-10 winner over | Kansas, advanced two places tu : fifth. I Notre Dame, the defending i national titleholder, climbed I from ninth to sixth after routing I Georgia Tech, 36-3. Wyoming is i seventh followed in order by Oregon State, Alabama and Houston, the latter two teams makers (8-1) beat Michigan UCLA 21-20 last Saturday. Tennessee has two games remain- ling, against Kentucky (2-7) Sat| urday and against Vanderbilt (2-5-1) the following week. The final poll will be taken after this Saturday's games and announced next Tuesday. In the latest vote by a nation,, ,,,,,. , al panel of 47 sports writers and By BEN OLAN .award because there were other:postseason award and the first,Broadcasters jjgc collected 21 Associated Press Sports Writer!fine young pitchers in our,member of a last-place team to jy 0tes for first-place and 432 NEW YORK (AP) - The last- i league besides Hughes and No-j win the rookie award in the Na- . (s Tennessee reccived 15 k Mets have a^n, like Don Wilson of Houstoni^-l Leaeue. ! votej . for U]e top posjtion and | S . State Pom Sea-1 and Bill Singer of Los Angeles, Outfielders Albie Person and i 410 points on a basis of 10 points Ark. Tech League's j said Seaver in Manhattan gob Allison were named their, Rookie of the Year for 1967, and j Beach, Calif. "I felt that Hughes tk , __ , imcr ,can League rook-' they have (he luck of the draw would win jt because he won 16;j es w hji e with last-place Wash' '- • - - games for a pennant winner." [j n gton, Pearson in 1958 and Al- Seaver was obtained by the jiison in 11)59. The award in each Final AIC Standings Final AIC Standings By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS League W Lf r or a first-place vote, 9 for sec- to thank for it. They can thank, too, the 11 ers were mentioned in the yot- ng announced Monday. Dick rlughes of the champion St. Louis Cardinals drew six votes MAKE WARDS YOUR INSTALLATION HEADQUARTERS HERE ARE JUST A FEW OF THE ITEMS WE INSTALL: • Roofing and Guttering • Combination Windows and Doors • Central Heating and Air Conditioning • Water Heaters and Softeners • Siding and Insulation • Wood Wall Paneling • Customized Kitchens • Bathroom Outfits • Recreation Rooms • Patio Covers Comfort Rendition your home with a quick call to Wards. Let one of our experts call on you for a free estimate. You have up to 7 yeara to p&y at Wards. /VlONTGOWlERV ,WARD Pho. PO 3-11 OH Day Shopping Center members of the Baseball Writ-1 Atlanta Braves in the college [league was originated in 1949. ers Association of America, who ] draft and signed lo reported $40, Seaver is the first pitcher to voted for Seaver, the cool, confi-|fK)0 contract in February. 1966. capture NL rookie honors since dent 23-year-old winner of 161 However, Baseball Commission- '• Jack Sanford of Philadelphia in :aines last season. I er Willam D. Eckerl nullified ' 1957. He set Mets' records fast Two other right-handed pitch-j" le contract because the signing!season in victories plus com- Legion Arena Features Deans Ark. A&M 4 State College 3 3 3 3 3 0 Ouachita Henderson Harding Last Week's Results Season 6 3 3 3 3 Ouachita 29, Henderson 17 Southern State 21, Arkansas The Dean Brothers, Jerry and A&M 19 Harding 27, Central Missouri Mike will face the Ex-Blue Inferno Number One and Joey Corea in the feature bout on violalecl the college rule. plelc games, 13, strikeouts 170 j tonight's wrestling card at Le- Two months later, the Mets, and lowest earned run average, | gion Arena, obtained the vighls to the young j 2 -^- i The event will be a one hour pitcher in a special drawing in and Gary Nolan of Cincinnati [Which the Cleveland Indians and collected three. Hughes posted a 16-S record while Nolan had a 14-8 mark. Philadelphia Phillies also were involved. Seaver is the first Mets' play"I am thrilled to win theier ever to capture an official I season All^Star game. In addition, with a scoreless i best three falls affair, one-inning performance he i The first match pits Bull Mon- preservecj the National League's I tana against Ted McCalhy in n i ic ;.,„:— ,,;,,i— «,. another 60 minute, two out of three falls battle, with the action getting underway at 8:15. 2-1, 15-inning victory over the American League in the mid- We're going to sell 12 months'worth of Fords in 10 months ...and here are 4 ways we're going to do it! 1. LTD and XI priced lower (don tort year! W» did it bv changing whoi comes as standard equipment . . . and made it even easier to ge* what you want. Now LTD comes with a bigger V-8-302 cu. in.; Xt has o 240-eu. in. Six ond o choice of 5 V-8's. Lost year you could choose V-8's only. On tTD ond Xt, 3-speed manual transmission is standard, instead of SelectShift Cruise- O-Matic-now optional. Vinyl roof on 2-door ITD's and Comfort-Stream Ventilation ore optional this year. Choose them now onlv if vo« want them. 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Sou California (21) 432 2. Tennessee (15) 410 3. Purdue (9) 380 4. UCLA 329 5. Oklahoma (1) 218 6. Notre Dame 181 7. Wyoming (1) 179 8. Oregon State 141 I 9. Alabama 85 '10. Houston 48 Wint Instant Cash Mrs. John Duck, Jr., 105 Margaret Drive. Osceola,, Arkansas, won $50 just by rubbing the magic strip en her Tigertno card. She got her ticket frorn Gateway Esso Stations Highway 140 and Ermen Lane, QsceoH, Arkansas. Wins Instant Cash Mr. Jerry Lee Mullins, Route 1, Box 181, Blythevitle. Arkansas, won $50 when he picked up his winning card from Roy Bray's Esso Station. 1139 Main Street, Blytheville, Arkansas. Win? 150 Playing Wild Card Tigerino Miss Burlene Lewis, 813 South 15th Street, Btytheville, Arkansas, won $50 when she picked up her Tigertno card from Southgate Esso Station, South Highway 61/1-55, BJytbewMe, Arkansas. Win Up To $1,000 Play New Wild Card Tigering HUMBLE OIL t REFINING COMPANV AMERICA'S LEADING EHelKSVeOMPAWf .

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