The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 19, 1967 · Page 9
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fBy*»vn!« (Ark.) Cmirttr Ifwm — , P*egmb«r M, TOOT — ALL-AFL Squad Mighty Masters By MURRAY OLDERMAN NEW YORK - (NBA) - The Oakland Raiders, befitting their status as champions of the Western Division of the American Football League and possessors of the best record, dominated the All-AFL team released today by Newspaper Enterprise Association. Coach Johnny Rauch's Raiders' put two men, tackle Harry Schuh and center Jim Otto, on the offensive unit, and three—tackle Tom Keating, middle linebacker Dan Conners and corner back Ken McCloughan—on the defensive platoon. On this team, picked by the nine head coaches of the American Football League for NBA, Keating was. the most popular choice. He drew eight votes for the first team and one for the second, the only man on the 1967 All-AFL team to place on every ballot. That's not bad lor a man who is undersized, at 247 pounds, for today's breed of defensive linemen. Keating is one of eight repeaters from last year's team. His teammate, McCloughan, a third-year pro, and Miller Fan of Houston, tiie other corner back on the defensive team, came within one vote each of unanimity, polling eight first-team votes apiece. Two other solid choices were Jim Nance of Boston at fullback and Lance Alworth of San Diego at flanker, both placing on seven first-team ballots. They're also from.the 1966 team. The other holdovers from last year were tight end Fred Arbanas of Kansas City, offensive tackle Ron Mix of San Diego (a perennial choice), center Jim Otto (another perennial), linebacker Mike Stratton of Buffalo and safety Johnny Robinson of Kansas City. The Kansas City Chiefs made the next best showing to Oakland with a pair of stars on each unit. A fifth, linebacker Bobby Bell, was barely edged out by Stratton. Bobby would have been a cinch if injuries hadn't hampered him throughout the! season. . .- L .... The other close tussles for spots on the 'first .team were between Arbanas and Willie Frazier of San Diego for .tight end, Schuh and Tim Tyrer of Kansas City at offensive tackle, Walt Sweeney of San Diego and Ed Budde of''Kansas- City at guard (with Sweeney the winner), and Conners. and Nick Buoniconti of Boston at middle linebackers. .'_.*.' This marks the first time since the coaches started se- lecting'the team for NBA in 1963 that Buonicontf has failed to make all-league. It's also the initial miss for defensive tackle Tom Sestak of Buffalo, who got only a brief nod' this time. : " His teammate, offensive guard Bill Sha.w,^ :was also left-off—but'only because Captain Billy had CfruYidergo a knee operation during training camp and didn't return to the active roster until late in the season. One rookie, George Webster of Houston, broke into the TE -rKEOABBAfJA-S, K.C. -AL PZMSON. PEtiVEB Ft -HAKlf/'SCHUt-l, OAK; ' ROM MIX, SA H DIEGO 'BOS TALAMIfJ/,HOUS. 'WALT •J/M OTTO, OAKLAND -JOB HAMATU, A/. Y. KS -M/KE GARBETT, KB- J/M- 'NANCE, SOSTOM m Tarheels Move Hoosiers Too £ -RQfJMcDOLE, BUFFALO E 'PAT HOL M£S.HOU$ TON T « 7KW kEATIHG, OAXLAki> T -SUCK BUCHAMAfJ, K.C. MLS -DAtJ COfJf^OKS, OAK, O.B-6EO-— CL3 -A<«£ STISATTCM, BUFF. H3 - KENT McCLOUGHAfJ. OAK. H3 -Mli.t.Se FAKR, HOUSTON S - JOHMUy ROgMSOM, K. C. •5 - G£OSG£ SAIME6, BUFF. Gosnell, Papooses, Harrison Win; Wilson Tourney Starts By Frank Ellis Courier News Sports Editor Blythcville Junior High's Papooses traveled to West Memphis last night and came home with a doubleheader victory. -. Coach Jack Goodman's eighth grade squad edged the Blue Devils, 27-26 as Neal Brewer tossed in a shot at the final buzzer. Brewer received excellent support from Ronnie Bisher who added 9 points to match Neal's elite group as a corner linebacker. It was no fluke. He's also the rookie of the year and was a solid choice here with seven first-team votes. Two other fine rookies, guard Gene Upshaw Of Oakland and running back Dickie Post, tipped off the future by gaining second-team berths. If there was any surprise, it was the coaches' support for Namath of the Jets at quarterback. Despite a late season slump, he gave the. Jets the impetus to take charge of the Eastern Division race. Lack of solid running support impaired his effectiveness in the stretch. Right on his heels, of course, was Daryle Lamonica of Oakland, whose leadership was a big factor in the Western Division title drive of the Raiders. Although the dethroned Buffalo Bills fared poorly this season, they retained some individual excellence on defense, with end Roland McDole joining Stratton and Saimes on the award roster. A pair of first-timers worthy of note are Mike Garrett, the chunky running ace of the Chiefs, and Al Denson, the lone representative of a scrappy Denver club, at split end. And finally, there is Bob Talmanini, one of the old-timers in the league, an original member of Kie Houston Oilers. He has been consistently among the fine blocking guards in the AFL. He still is. You can take the coaches' word for it. has once again been selected to the All-AFL flanker position. •IIIIUSailllllllllllllllllllillllllUliniNNIIINIillllllllU BOWLINS . iiiiiiiiiEif •' fin* ••""iiiiiini" SHAMROCK LANES TEACHERS' LEAGUE STANDINGS •'Hustlers ;.... 27V4 Hi-Los 22 "Shu-Ins 22 . Sparrows 21 'Blessed Four 21 Hot Shots 18 12V4 18 22 19 23 22 Misfits '..... 11W 28Vil HIGH GAMES Roy Daniels .209 Dewayne Miller 205 Betty Brown 189 Val Stewart' 166 Blessed Four 785 | HIGH SERIES I Roy Daniels 553 Cecil Brown 525' Betty Brow 482| Val Stewart 428] Sparrows 2,1751 Frank Ellis Let Santa Do It! I,ct me play santa for your en- lire family this Christmas when I deliver your new '68 FORD right to your home Christmas Eve. Drop by Phillips on your lunch hour or after work and let me show you what's new for Ford in '68. You'll be amazed at all the wonderful accessories that arc available to equip your new '68 Ford. Give a gift that will give for years to come. PHILLIPS FORD SALES "Your Safe Plae« To Buy" Broadway & Chickasawba—Ph. PO 3-4453 EXPERIENCED GENERAL ACCOUNTANT Opportunity for a general accountant with a minimum of 5 years of experience and degree or equivalent to join established company with new manufacturing plant at Blytheville, Arkansas. SUBMIT RESUME TO: COLUMBIA CARBON And RIBBON MFG., Inc. P.O. BOX 1288 BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS 72315 total. Other scoring showed; Ricky Roberson with 4, Mike Brewer 3, and Reese Kogelschatz, 2. Fred Mitchell's ninth-graders were forced into an overtime for their 36-30 victory after blowing a 12-point lead. The Papooses settled down in the overtime and held their hosts to just one attempted goal while netting six foul shots for the win. "It was a rough ball game all the way," Mitchell said, "but I was proud of the way the men came back to win." Mike Johnson's 11 points paced the scoring while Ray Bunch added 9, Terry Payton, 8, Mike McCall, 7, and Mike Julian, 1. The Paps are off now until Jan. 8 when they'll visit Senath- Hornersville. GOSNELL High School's cage representatives entertained Le- ianto last night and treated ;hemselves to a win over their guests. The Pirates of Coach Juitman Sullins toppled the visitors, 65 - 48. Eddie Wiliams netted 23 points to lead both teams. Others scoring were Steve Dorris, 18, Cliff Parrott, 10, Chuck Gentry, 6, Mike Myers, 6, and Bobby Banks, 2. GosnelPs Juniors won, 24-20. Kelly Jones posted 13, Ken Murray, 9, and Mike Williams, 2, as the forces of Coach Joe Bratcher prepared for today's battle at Piggott. * * * HARRISON High senior girls lost a 27-21 decision to Forrest City and the junior boys lost 43-32 before the Dragons bested their visitors, 59-54 in overtime. Hattie Washington with 18 and Robert Harvey with 16 led the two losing Harrison squads while John Davis' 24 topped the winning Dragons. Cubie Dixon sank 8 points as did Johnny Riggons for Coach Ira Young's's team. Otha Rig- gons added 6 and Winston Turner, 4. Going into tonight's non-conference game at Augusta, the Dragons lead their conference with 3-0 record. In the WILSON INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT, ARMOREL, bested DELL, 44-27 with Blair getting 17 for the winners and Healey and Scrivener, 7, for the losers. MISSCO beat ARMOREL in the senior division, 63-47. Ferrell's 16 and Hopper's 14 led their respective teams. MISSCO'S junior squad whipped DYESS, 55-27 as Kemp showed the way with 16 markers. Richmond's ,9 led Dyess. Tonight, WILSON High's two squads travel to Earle for regular games before beginning •*• * + play when the tourney revives tomorrow at Wilson. GIVE HIM THE CLOSE SHAVE NEW NORELCO TRIPLEHEADER 35T By BEN OLAN Associated Press Sports Writer North Carolina and Indiana registered the most nolable gains in The Associated Press' major-college basketball poll .oday although powerful UCLA still dominates the voting. The Tarheels knocked off two of last week's ranking teams, Kentucky and Princeton, and advanced three places to fourt'.i. 1'he setbacks dropped Princeton : rom the ratings altogether and sent Kentucky from the No. 4 to the No. 7 spot. Indiana advanced from ninth to fifth after defeating Kansas State 89-83 and North Carolina State 101-97 in overtime. Tennessee; now No. 9, and Bradley, No. 10, replaced Princeton and Louisville in the Top Ten. UCLA received 30 first-place votes and two for second place for a total of 318 points in the balloting by a national panel of 32 sports writers and broadcasters. The Bruins, 3-0, were idle last week and meet Bradley in their next game Friday night. The Houston Cougars held the No. 2 position. They defeated eorge Washington, Montana State and Brigham Young for a 7-0 mark. The Cougars accurnu- I lated 27 points, including 20 for I two first-place votes. The balloting was on the usual basis of 10 for a first-place vote, 9 for second, 8 for ttiird, etc. Vanderbilt. 5-0. remained -In third place after beating Davidson 81-79 in overtime and Duke : 76-75. The Commodores lost to Florida 71-72 Monday night but the balloting was based on games through last Saturday. Davidson climbed two spots to sixtii despite its defeat by tht Commodores. : , Boston College, which lost to St. John's of New York 91-90, slipped from sixth to eighth. Tennessee is 3-0, including last week's victories over Illinois and Tulsa. Bradley increased its record to 7-0 by defeating Murray State, North Dakota and St. Louis. The Top Ten, with first-place votes in parentheses and total points on a 10-9-8-etc. basis: 1. UCLA (30) 2. Houston (2) 3. Vanderbilt 4. 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