The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 15, 1966 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, July 15, 1966
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Th9 View from »•'• ED HAYES * * * Scott... and Jobs QUESTION AND ANSWER TIME. Followin" are a compilation of athletic questions sub- milted in writing or verbally that I will attempt to answer. I don't pretend to know all the answers but am delighted to •do the digging for those who might be puzzled about anything that is judged to have strong, general appeal, preferably of a local nature. As always, questions submitted in the future should-be brief and questionnaires must be signed, although no names are to be used. Those are the ground rules. Now let's play ball. * + * ... Q. Docs Scott Baguley still fit into Arkansas' plans as a football player? .•• A. Most definitely. The Blytheville High graduate was sent liome this summer with a batch of footballs to practice his punting ... but his career took a strange twist recently "when he was discovered to have a badly injured shoulder. It 'is not a separated shoulder but there is damage to the socket. .It was not discovered until he took a physical recently at Quantico, Va., where he was to undergo Marine officers' Draining this summer. The Quantico medics sent him home immediately and he was scheduled to undergo surgery this morning at Washington County General Hospital in Fayette- •yille. He should be there at least a week. Why not drop -him'a card? Other readers might like to do the same. '•-• Q. Have all the college athletes, home for the summer, -Been able to find temporary employment? v- A. Absolutely not. Some boys are still desperately in *need of work to help finance their educations and give their ^families a lift. If you have or know of available work for Afiiese young men, please contact Dwight Williams immediately. You might save a young man's future. ! Q. Did Dot Germain ever sink a hole-in-one? A. Yes. Associated Press reports that the 19-year-old Blytheville golfer nailed an ace last Saturday in the Broadmoor at Colorado Springs. Dot won the tournament. Q. When does Ed Gallagher take over as manager of Ken Lanes in Kennett, Mo.? A. Ed is scheduled to move about the first of the month. Q. Is it too much to hope for? I heard they are having a world tag team title match at Legion Arena Tuesday night for the third week in a row. Is this right? Vi A. Righter you couldn't be. Herb Welch and Al Cos- gtello are booked to defend their title again Tuesday night ^against the same Chin Lee and Luke Graham. This will "probably be the final, however. The purse has been held up ^two weeks, it's a winner-take-all deal and there are to be referees. I Q. In a recent Courier News story it was stated that igome Class C stock car drivers are asking that the Class A -pros be barred from competing in the C events. Has anything official been done about this yet? ". A. Not yet. Red Gill at Cottonwood Raceway hinted there r.might be some new rules after tonight's card but Harold "Pery at Blytheville Speedway would rather wait until next -season when a new set of rules can be drawn up. "It's ^kinda hard to bar 'em," admits Gill. Casons vs. J'boro "" TQ. BIytheville's first game in the American Legion district baseball tournament (Light Brigade Field, July 27), is against Jonesboro. How has the Jonesboro team been going lately? A. Greatly. The Jonesboro boys finished their regular schedule Tuesday with 5-0 and 4-2 victories over Rector. Ray Hudson pitched a no-hitter. Either Ray or Frank Henary will probably get the call to start against the Dud Casons a week from next Wednesday. Q. I notice that some stock car drivers have no mechanics, while others bring two or three or more. Is there any regulation covering this? A. Drivers can bring as many assistants as they want but there is a $2.50 pit fee for each man at both the Speedway and Raceway. This money is used mostly for insurance coverage . . . and goes toward high-point prizes at the end of the season. Q. Was that a misprint? In one of your articles this week you said the Osceola Indians hit four home runs— back-to-back. A. No misprint, pal. At Caraway last Sunday Ronnie Driver started it and was followed by Buddy McAfee, Sonny Moss and Max Briley. The fifth man up was Diz Wagner and he rapped a hit but not over the fence. A Mouthful Q. Who will be the Blytheville High quarterback this year? Who will be the other starters in the backfield and what are the Chicks' chances of a winning season? A. You were asked to keep your questions brief. Q. I passed Legion Arena Tuesday night a few minutes after 8 and the whole place was dark. Isn't this unusual? A. Very. With some customers already inside a transformer blew and it took about 45 minutes to get the lights back on. Doors are usually open for the wrestling crowd at 6:30 by Floyd Tate. Q. I say there were no outs when Bill Mazeroski hit his homer lo beat the Yankees for the world series championship in 1980. Right or wrong? A. Sorry, wrong. In the bottom of the ninth, according to my experts on Pittsburgh-ese, Bill, Tommy and Sandra Hrabovsky, Mazz cracked the homer with two outs and the count 3-2. Q. Whoever told yon (hat you were a sports editor? Is that brief enough? A. Sorry, you forgot to sign your name. Duel at Oceola Races Tonight r Regular stock car racing I —with a two-car duel added ' Is the attraction at Cotton; wood Raceway near Osceola ' tonight. The special duel is a Class A 15-lapper between Wayne Wood ard of Greenfield, Tc—i., and Hooker Hood of Memphis. Red Gill, Cottonwood manager, has put a $100 prize on the race. In addition, the winner fetf ill the money the other might earn during the night. * * * Time trials are at S:30, races at 8:15. Admission is $1.50. Children under 12 are admitted free. Jim Hall of East Prairie, Mo., is the poir 1 leader of the Class A field, two polnti ahead of Hood. Jack Lamb of Memphis Is third and Woodard fourth. Les Bradford of Carutherj- ville li p,». announcer. iBOWUNQ Rick Hall hit 234-798 in Mixed Trio Classic League last night at Shamrock. D. .McGhee had a whee 235-766; Dale Bratton.760; and Amos Decker 221. Sixth- place Team No. 5 flipped 6022249. Hawkins Texaco Team No. 4 "66" Oilers Team No. 3 Team No. « .... Team No. 5 .... Phillips Ford ... Team No. 1 — MAJOR LEAGUE STANDINGS Baltimore .. Detroit Cleveland .. California .. Minnesota . Sansas City Chicago ... Washington York . Soston NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Pet. G.B. 53 33 .616 54 34 .614 48 36 .571 .547 .523 .476 .472 ittsburgh . an Fran. . os Angeles hiladel. . touston .. t. Louis . Atlanta .. .incinnati ew York hicago 47 39 45 41 40 44 42 47 4 6 8 12 SANDY MOANS, WINS 16TH Pirates Take Over 38 35 26 .447 .417 .310 14% 17 26 Thursday's Results Cincinnati 9-7, St. Louis 2-9 Atlanta 7, Houston 6 Pittsburgh 10, Chicago 4 Los Angeles 4, New York 2 Philadelphia 5, San Francisco Today's Games Los Angeles at New York, N San Francisco at Phiiadel jhia, N ' Chicago at Pittsburgh, N Houston at Atlanta, N St. Louis at Cincinnati, N Saturday's Games Los Angeles at New York San Francisco at Phiiadel hia Chicago at Pittsburgh Houston at Atlanta St. Louis at Cincinnati AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. Pet. G.B 58 30 .659 — 49 35 .583 46 38 .548 47 39 .547 41 45 .477 . 39 47 .453 39 47 ..453 .438 By RON RAPOPORT ssociated Press Sports Writer Last season was Sandy Kouf- x's best and since he's winning ames at a faster rate this sea- on he must be pitching the best aseball of his life, right? Wrong. He's having trouble with his ontrol, he doesn't trust his urve and he's not throwing as ard as he used to. At least hat's what he was saying 'hursday night after he had itched the Dodgers to a 4-2 win ver the New York Mets. The Mets, victims of Koufax's 6th victory, were unimpressed, 'hey managed eight hits off the Dodger lefty and though they ot him into hot water by load- ng the bases in the fourth in- ing, Sandy bailed out by strik- 39 50 37 48 .435 37 53 .411 Thursday's Results New. York 5, Kansas City 4 Chicago 2, Cleveland 1 Detroit 4, Baltimore 3 Minnesota 3, Washington 1 California 3, Boston 2, 10 in nings Today's Games Boston at California, N New York at Kansas City, ! Washington at Minnesota, N Cleveland at Chicago, N Baltimore at Detroit, N Saturday's Games Boston at California New York at Kansas City Washington at Minnesota Cleveland at Chicago Baltimore at Detroit MINORS— TEXAS LEAGUE W. L. Pet. G,B ARKANSAS . 49 38 .563 Amarillo ... 48 38 .588 Austin 44 44 .500 5 Albu'que ... 44 45 .494 6 El Paso .... 41 47 .466 8 Dal-FW .... 37 51 .420 12 Thursday's Results Albuquerque 5, Dallas-Fo Worth 2 Austin 2, El Paso 1 ARKANSAS 3, Amarillo 0 Today's Games El Paso at Austin, 2 Albuquerque at Dallas-Fo Worth ARKANSAS at Amarillo PACIFIC COAST San Diego 2, Seattle 0 Indianapolis 6, Portland 1 Vancouver 15, Okla. City 9, innings Spokane 3, Tacoma 2 Tulsa 15, Denver 11 Hawaii 1, Phoenix 0 INTERNATIONAL Syracuse 7, Rochester 5 Jacksonville 4, Toledo 3 Richmond 3, Columbus 1 Toronto 4-5, Buffalo 0-1 LEGION 2 Games Here Hoping to bust out of their longest losing streak of the season, BIytheville's American Legion baseballers are paired with Walnut Ridge In a twi-night doubleheader at Light Brigade Field. First game is at 5:30, with the nighty going on at about COURIER NEWS WALT GETS CALL—Walt Hampton, taking warmups In a recent excursion, will probably pitch one of the American Legion games against Walnut Ridge at Light Brigade .Field onight. There's a twi-nignt bill at 5:30 and (approximately) 7:30. (Courier News Photo) FRIDAY, JOLT 18, PACHB EIGHT iiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiUHinmiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Thurs. *'s iinHiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiijiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiinaniiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiilHllllllili By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PITCHING — Larry Jackson shut out San Francisco on five ijts as Philadelphia won 5-0, dropping the Giants into second ilace in • the National League landings, two percentage loints behind Pittsburgh. BATING — Joe Torre hit a wo-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving Atlanta a 7-6 victory over Houston. ing out Ed Bressoud. Later, Bressoud homered, but there was nobody on then and the lead provided by Lou Johnson's three-run, first-inning homer stood up. "The last two weeks I've had a little trouble with my control," Koufax moaned after the game. "Especially the curve ball. It wasn't too good tonight. I just don't trust it. It doesn't feel right. And it just seems to me I haven't thrown as hard as I have in the past." Ho hum. Elsewhere in the National League, Philadelphia knocked San Francisco loose from first place with a 5-0 victory, Pittsburgh became the new tenant of the top spot by pasting Chicago 10-4, Cincinnati split a pair with St. Louis, winning 9-2, then losing 7-9, and Atlanta beat Houston 7-6. * * * Koufax, who is making his second serious bid in as many year for a 3Q-win season, is two days ahead of last year's 26-win pace. The hardest time of the year is yet to come, though. ,ast season, he went three weeks in August without a victo- Fights By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TOKYO-Kang Chunwon, 122, Korea, outpointed Kyohide Yu- zudo, 122, Japan, 12. PORTLAND.' Maine - Pete Riccitelli, 166, Portland, out- pointed Young Joe Walcott. 162 Philadelphia, 8. LOS ANGELES - Eddie Machine, 193, Berkeley, Calif., outpointed Jerry Quarry, 187, Bellflower, Calif., 10. LAS EVGAS, Nev. - Billy Walker. 157, Riverside, Calif., knocked out Roxelle Mosley, 154 Las Vegas, 4; Ray Coleman, 125, Phoenix, Ariz- knocked out Rene Medina, 127, Mexico City, 2. SACRAMENTO, Calif. — BiV McMurray, 214, Sacramento, outpointed Willie Richardson 188, San Jose, Calif., 10. Political Candidates The Courier News has been authorized to announce the following candidates for office in the forthcoming Democratic Primary election: Legislative Post No. 2 BELLY NICHOLSON * * * District Prosecuting Attorney RALPH E. WILSON Fastest growing beer In Northeast Arkansas growing beer in the U. 5. A. hj HOOPER SAt.ES Co. 129 Henderion - Blytnevllle, Ark. Jackson gave the Phillies their win over the Giants. Gaylord Perry saw his seven-game win streak end as the All-Star Game winner was shelled in the fourth inning on foiir Phillie runs. The Pirates got into first place by two percentage points with exactly the same asset that got them close — hitting, hitting, hitting. Jose Pagan, with a bases-loaded triple, Roberto Clemente, with a three- run homer, and Donn Clendenon with a two-run shot provided the power. Bob Veale got his llth victory. * * * Cincinnati won the first game played under the tutelage of interim Manager Dave Bristol, who took over for the dismissed Don Heffner. Gordy Coleman drove in three runs and Jim Maloney picked up his 10th triumph. In the nightcap, Dal Maxvill drove in four runs and Lou Brock hit a two-run homer to give the Cards the edge. Joe Torre hit a ninth-inning homer with Mike de la Hoz on first to give Atlanta the win. The Astros had gone ahead in the seventh on a three-run hom- Five-hit pitching by er by pinch hitter Felix Man- Larry I tilla. 7:30. The Casons' streak isn't very long—two games—but it's the first time this summer they were racked in such fashion. It happened to the shorthanded club Wednesday at West Memphis, 4-0 and 4-3. * * * Dwight Williams, Legion skipper, plans to be back in uniform tonight. He managed the team from the dugout at West Memphis. He didn't feel right there, however. He wants to get back in that third-base coacning box. "I'll either be in uniform or stay home," he said. Fat chance of his staying home. Dwight tried to conserve some of his energy yesterday, figuring he might need it tonight. He used up quite a bit Wednesday night "discussing" various situations with the umpires. * * * Dwight has pegged Walt Hampton to pitch one of the games tonight, with Bobby George or Larry McKinney working the other. There's a double header here Sunday at 1:30 .with Tuckerman. J'boro Boy Loses LITTLE ROCK (AP)- Mike Pellizza of Little Rock defeated Gary Liles .of Jonesboro 6-2, 6-1 to win the 18-and-under division championship of the j state Jaycee tennis tournament here Thursday. TrackTeam j 'Challenged' BERKELEY. Calif. (AP). 4 America's top track and ttoM stars compete Saturday inn Sunday to demonstrate among themselves what they'd like to have shown the Poles and tn« Russians. «_„ When Poland withdrew from its scheduled meet after the US team had already assem- ebld in Berkeley this week for the dual meet, an All American Invitational was submitted for the University, of California* Edwards Track Stadium. 'This is a challenge," declared U.S. Coach Stan Wright. 'We want to show them what we can do." In addition to the men's and women's teams selected for th« international meets off performances in the AAU championships, the field numbers stars invited especially for the AB American ' The meet* slated against R«- sla in Los Angeles next week and Poland at Berkeley this weekend were canceled, by the two Iron Curtain nations in what they termed objections to-the U. S. war action in Viet Nam;. NEW SHIPMENT FOAM SALE $ M 00 Ea. Ea. . $Q a. U 53"x72" 1" Thick 45"x72" 1" Thick 36"x72" 1" Thick ...... Ea Shredded Foam ...... Bag Odd tM Sizes ....... V» & Up GILBERT'S 600 E. Main PO 3-6742 SUPERIOR termite protection, lifetime contract, includes SPRAYING EACH YEAR • aids in the control of ants, spiders and other crawling insects. GET AWAY from the problem— SWITCH OVER and STAY PROTECTED. SUPERIOR Termite & Pest Control, Inc. Ph. PO 2-2350 ALSO Roach Spray Trees Control & Shrubbery Why should our son have a newspaper route? The living is good. Plenty of money, sice home, nice furnishings, another salary raise in sight; we've never had it BO good. Why should our son manage a newspaper route? Most any educator or businessman will tell you why in three simple words: it builds character. Oftentimes the youngster who grows up in comfortable circumstances and who gets his weekly "handout" from dad never realizes the value of money or the efforts required to make it and manage it, until he's on h» own. By then attitudes and habits are difficult to reverse. But the newspaperboy quickly learns valuable lessons that stick. White making money on a newspaper route is important, the experience of getting- the-job-done-no-matter-whaf is more important. When ttrough rouuJ management, responsibility and self-confidence are acqmred at tins early age, a newspaperboy has an advantage over other youngsteW ttat no amount of money can buy. If you're still wondering whether your eon would benefit fiom newispaper route management, ask a community businessman or civic leader, or better atill, phone our Circulation Department. Blytheville Courier News

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