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With on Israeli Plocekiektr Louisiana College In' i.,:By BILL CARTER -;PINEVIL'LE;:;LA.' .- (NBA) - This is the "in 1 ' age where acceptance' depends on your wardrobe of mini-skirts' . the make if your .motor, bike ; and., the. width Of your ties (presenty four inches' "on the sliding 'Madison Avenue scale), =' Football : .hasri't escaped, tj'itner. ' .. ' -'• - ; Any self -' respecting' • coi- ieg* or ' professional team should have a' soccer-style ;place • kicker, preferably of iforeign 'extraction, who •makes "Lou Groza as ana-' chronistic as a three - inch tie. ••'"••' ~.- ••••'* •*•' «' ' '• ?-.- A- young man from Israel •has' brought tire "mod" age- • :»'-the^Southland.-" - ; - •• : " Amnon Gimpelevitz is a prsmedical -student at Louisiana Colege, .a. B,a,p t i s t school.... , JJke all red-blooded Amer- ; 1can colleges, Louisiana College has : a football team. The .'young man, like most of the •other students, attended the 'games., ; During one game, he was ! shocked to discover t h a t a \ member of the visiting team (did nothing:but kick-the * football: He didn't even wear 'pais. It seemed a but t strange to the 23-year-old ^ honor student'from Jerusa- lem. ' "You mean he just comes j to the game to kick and ; does nothing else?" asked tan unbelieving Amnon. '"Why I can kick that well." f •-.* * - . * ! Amnon's friends laughed, f thinking he was kidding. He 'was serious. Gimpelevitz ' was a pretty .good soccer I p 1 a y e r in Israel. G 6 o d ', enough to play on the best '.teams in that land. If he i could kick a soccer ball, f why not a football? ,' When'Amnon heard about ; the Gogolak boys, who had > become outstanding, place- i kicker soccer.:.-.s.t : yl.e, he | went to COach Gene South- i" ern and asked if he could ; have an old f p.p t'b a 1.1. He . • started kicking the ball I through "the; goal posts, 'soc^ ' cerstyle, with the side of Extra! Extra! News Is Hot! MANILA - Courier News pulled into the favorite petition in the Manila Invitational Slew-Pitch Tournament here last night with a neat 3-2 win over Brown Shoe. In. the'first: battle, Abyrtf'eliminated Tri-County 1S-3. Tonight, in the final losers' bracket engagement, Brown Shoe is paired against Arbyrd at 7 o'clock. Winners must then take on Courier News for the championship at 8.' Should Courier lose, a second game would be required. ' Courier News is now the only undefeated club in the affair. Admission is 25 cents. ISRAELI IMPORT — Amnort Gimpelevitz is another in long line of so'ccer-style placekickers On American _ football teams. He's with Louisiana College. his foot. That,'of course, was the only way he knew how to kick. After convincing himself that he could kick the football, he solicited the help of friends to snap and 'hold the ball, and finally got other students to rush him; as in'- a-game. Satisfied he'"could kick field goals under game conditions, Amnon told h i s story to coach Southern. The coach was impressed. * » * "Amnon is almost automatic from the 30-yard line (40-yard kick) and is accu- ate as far out as the 45," said Southern. "If he can kick like that in a game, he can help us a lot." If Gimpelevitz makes the team, his studies would prevent him from working out with the ; squad, and he would never wear pads. "I would just go to the game to kick, like that other felow," • said Amnon. As required of all boys/ . and, Gimpel- evitz entered the Army fol- -lowing .his graduation from high school, but most of Bis two and one-half years were spent out of uniform working in the popular national youth program. Upon his discharge, he was encouraged by doctors in Jerusalem to come to the United States for his medical schooling. •••:.*.* * • "They suggested a South- •ern school," says Amnon. "I wrote to several schools. All sent me a brochure and routine questionnaires. But Professor C. J. Cavanaugh wrote me a real nice letter, explaining everything here, and that's why I chose Louisiana College. As soon as I got here, I knew I had made the right choice." Soon after his arrival here some of the Jewish people in town arranged a scholarship for Amnon at Louisiana College. In return, he teaches Hebrew to youngsters in private homes. And he practices place- kicking, soccer-style. What's'that about Tulane and LSU? Louisiana College is. way ahead, of those schools on the "outer" fringes. SUPERLATIVE 'SUMMER MAIL Publicity Men Hard at Work NEW YORK - (NBA)-'" The nation's best collegiate lineman? There only can be one. The University of Tulsa is ' claiming him and so is Grambling College. The rest of the nations sports publicity directors presumably are vacationing because it has been a light year so far on the All-America mail. * * * Grambling, however, has been active: "The facts seem indisputable «d the evidence overwhelming'". . .Norman Da- --vis"(6-5, 256) has endeared -himself to pro scouts .because he is the No. 1 Ime- nian in college football. He blocks and tackles with visible relish." " ... . . Tulsa counters with some praise for one Joe Blake: "Big Joe" from Chicago " 6-3, 303 . . .a grizzly on the gridiron ... but off the field a quiet, sof>spoken easy-going guy ... teammates simply call him J.B. Added backing for Blake comes from the personnel director of the San Diego Chargers, Al LoCasale. ' Al said, "I wouldn't have believed he was that fast if I hadn't seen it with my own eyes. He looks like a Norman Davis First Test Without Brown; Chi Philly Go in Memphis By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS How will the Cleveland Browns do without their great fullback, Jimmy Brown, in the National Football League this season? A clue to the answer may be provided tonight when he Browns and Los Angeles Rams battle in an exhibition game. A crowd of 50,000 is expected to see the game at Los Angeles. H is one of nine pre-season games scheduled this weekend as the exhibition season in both the NFL and the American Football league goes' into high gear after Friday night' Ail- Slar garni in Chicago. The Green Bay Packers, the NFL champions, crushed the College All-Stars 38-0. Ernie Green has replaced the retired Brown in Cleveland's backfield and his performance will be watched closely by !oach Blanton Collier. * * * In other NFL exhibitions tonight, Atlanta is at St. Louis, Chicago meets Philadelphia at Memphis, Tenn., and Minnesota tangles with Detroit at New Orleans, La. The New York Giants play Pittsburgh at Ithaca, N.Y., in a day game. In:the..AFL r tft- night, Kansas City is at .Denver and Miami at San Diego. Sherman tank and runs Ijke a jack-rabbit." Grambling comes right back with praise for: Davis from the highly respected New York Giants scout, Emlen Tunnell. "Davis," says Emlen, "is the best looking college lineman I have seen in 10 years." Tulsa's coach Glep Dobbs adds a bit of his colorful prose to the verbal battle on behalf of Blake: "It's not often you find and get a fleet-footed tackle that big and a hitter to boot. He'll rip more than one forward waU come September." * * * . Eddie Robinson, the Grambling coach, has no rejoinder. "Robinson," says Collie Nicholson, the Grambling information chief, "takes a lowrkey publicity approach." Fights LOVES THAT DIRT New Driver Wins OSCEOLA — Hooker Hocid and Wayne Woodward were present last night but Sonny Johnson stole the stock car thunder by winning .the Class j A feature at Cottonwood Raceway last night. ... . '; ..... Johnson, malting his first iappearance at Cottonwood and only his second trip on .a dirt track in two years, placed second in the time trials and was on : the outside of Hooker, the ace from Memphis, the the start of the feature. But he led all the way in: a race that was stopped once and had caution ;flags up several times. Hood was in close pursuit all the way. *-. '.,., *...*' Woodward, the driver from Grenefield, Tenn., was weary from both travel and a heavy racing schedule and did not present, a big challenge. Sonny stated that Cottonwood had the fines, fastest dirt track-in the mid-south. He plans to give the Blytheville Speedway a whirl Sunday night. Races at the Speedway tomorrow night are at 6:30 and 8 o'clock. However, there is another exclusive program for Class C cars tonight at Cottonwood.' * ' * * Hooker had a good lead in the Class C feature but was banged up and emerged with a flat. Eurbbie Hays of Portageville then plunged to the lead and won it. , Lamb circled the final lap of his time trial on three wheels. Kerboughi in the Class A fast, defeated Woodward! in a dead 'race that w&s halted with the red flag up and only two cars left. ' , ' . Dynamite Deane "blew himself up" again as an added attraction. By THE SSOCelATEJ) RESS BUENOS AIREST-Juan Ca os Rivero, Argentina, outpoin ed Rubin (Hurricane) Carte Patterson. N.J., 10, middl weights! PHOENIX, Ariz. - Ca Moore, 157, Phoenix, outpointi Florentine Fernandez, 181 J /4, tt ami, Fla., 10; Charlie Austi 157, Phoenix, outpointed Gomeo Brennan, 155, Bimini, Bahamas, 18. SCRANTON, Pa.-Bily Doph- in, 164, Dunmore, Pa., knocked out Abe (Sonny) Waldon 169, Youngstown, Ohio 2; Chuck Wepner 218, Baypnne, N.J., stopped Johnny Deutscli, 209, Allentown, Pa. 6. Blytn+vllU (Ark.) CourUf News - Saturday, August 6.1866 - Page Nine 18th for Koufox; Cards Win Santo's Bat Gets In the Way By ttON RAPOPOKT ssociated Pren Sporu Writer Theyr'e throwing at Ron Sano's head again but his 'bat eeps getting in the way. The Jub third baseman was ut of the lineup for 10 days ear- er this season with a fractured heekbone, courtesy of an er- ant Pitch by Jack Fisher of the Hets. Friday, Bob Bolin of the iants took a couple of shots at im. They didn't go any good, hough. Santo hit two home runs and a two-run single in the 10th lat gave Chicago a 4-3 victory. Santo's first homer came off tolin in the second inning and then Ron appeared at the plate igain in the third he suddenly ound himself' studying the Prep Cagers Glamorous LITTLE ROCK-For.the first ime in several years, the basketball All-Stars are threatening o steal, the spotlight from their ootball counterparts as East and west teams get ready for game here next 1957 when such tovelady, heir annual laturday. Not since standout? as Hyde Rnoden, Pat Foster", Harry Vines and 'Max Lay were lavorting in the mid-summer classic, has the basketball ros- ers featured so many widely known and talented performers. Head coach Jim Cathcart urobably has the edge in name DJayers with . his -'East squad :oade"d : with such stars as 6'4 Ricky Tanhenberger 'of'Little Rock Central, 6'0 Mack McAlister of Jonesboro, 6'8 Bobby Vint of'North Litle Rock, fi'O Allen Pruett of Rector, 6'5 Dwayne Nash of Gree'hbrier and 6'6 Jerry Ashcraft of Grady. Cathcart's counterpart with the West, Bob Denniston, isn't lacking for standout cagers either. On the West roster are such widely publicized All-Stars as London Is Nervous LONDON (AP) . — World heavyweight champion Cassius Clay defends his title against brawlipg Brian London of Britain at Earls Court indoor stadium tonight and the bookies reckon Clay should win by a mile' At 6-1 against, London, a 32- yearrold veteran with a face like a dented dustbin, is being written off as a lost cause. London arrived from his Blackpool training camp Friday night and confessed to being a bit nervous. "Nervous — but great," he added. i'5 Vernie Harris and 6'0 Danny Keeter of Mountain Home, 6'4 Robert McKenzie of Whitehall 5'4 James-Files of Fort Smith Southside and 6'6 George Sta sick of Hot Springs. The East is . slated to run through twice-a-day drills a Little Rock Central while.the West, is at.Catholic .High, alsi on a morning and afternoon sch edule. .* * • * All-Star football squads are also busy getting ready for thei Saturday night showdown am head coaches Ken Stephens o the East and Don Hubbard o the West are highly enthuse about the prospects for an ex citing game. Stephens is to.get nis East charges, ready with two workouts each day at Central High, while Hubbard's West group is headquartered at Southwest Junior High. They are to practice Thursday night in War Memorial Stadium and then taper off with a single session Friday. The basketball game is set for 2 p.m. in Barton Coliseum Saturday and the football tiff at .8 that, night in War Memorial Stadium. chalk around the batters' box close. Eventually, Bolin struck him out. * *. * Happy with that result, Bolin tried it again when Santo led off the bottom of the ninth with San Francisco leading 2-1. But he climbed out of the dirt and hit his 25th homer" of the season, sending the game into overtime. In other National League games, Cincinnati -beat Pittsburgh, 44, St. Louis beat New York 7-1. Atlanta crushed Philadelphia 9-2 and '.os Angeles bounced Houston 12-1. In the American League, New York split two with Cleveland, losing 5-4 and wining 3-0, Kansas City took Minnesota 4-2. Detroit shut out Boston 2-0, Washington beat Baltimore 4-2 and ORIOLES MOWED DOWN Five-Hit Night in AL By MURRAY CHASS blanked Boston 2-0, Chicago de- Associated Press Sports Writer i feated California 3-1, Cleveland The Baltimore Orioles were^ed mid about Jim Hannan, butj" 1 hey certainly don't want to miss Bob Humphreys again. The Orioles jumped on .Hanan for two runs on three walks, wild pitch and a grounder in he first inning, then' were stymied by Humphreys and his trikeout pitch for the next sevr. en innings as they bowed to the Vashington Senators 4-2 Friday night.' Hannan started the first by New Yorlc 5 ' 4 before bow " trimmed Minnesota 4-2. Detroit's Earl Wilson pitched a five-hitter for his first victory against his former Bostonteam- mates. The-Tigers-backed him with'two runs in-the fifth inning, the .first-scor}ng..on Don Wert's single and the second on Dick Tracewski's sacrifice. Gary Peters also fired a five- hitter in Chicago's triumph over California. Tommie Agee and John Romano supported Peters with home runs. Chicago beat'California 3-i. '? By the time Santo came up iaj he 10th, Bolin had given way to.! Frank Linzy but the Giants had'.; [one ahead 3-2 on Tito FuentesV wmer In the top of the irinlng. : ,Phe Cubs loaded the bases, !^ hough, and with one out Ron,'., cracked the single that won it. The Giants are low one per- icntage point behind the league-. ( eading Pirates, who bowed to - 3ordy Coleman's tie-breaking lome run in the sixth inning. The victory was the Reds' sixth n a row, llth of their last 12 and 16th of their last 19. The Cards clubbed three homers off the Mets, the most productive being Tim McCarver's lliree-run shot in the ninth. Julian Javier had one with a man on, and Tito Francona contributed a solo blast. Rookie south- 3aw Steve Carlton won his first, holding the Mets to six hits. . The Braves came up with five runs in the ninth inning in snapping the Phillies' winning streak t at seven games. Joe Torre and ' Dennis Menke hit homers in the ninth after the Phils had coma from two runs back in the sixth^i Torre's homer was his 27th of? the season. Sandy Koufax became the major leagues' 'first 18-game winner as Los -Angeles' -junipecf- on Houston early and often.'' 1 Kbufax left ! the'game after six innings, though the Dodgers ; were quick to say that nothing was wrong with him, they just* didn't want him to over exert himself. Sandy .struck out 10' : Astros in those six innings. Kansas' state song, "Home On the Range," speags of deer and antelope, yet the state is importing antelope and only this year had enough deer to permit hunting. Pittsburgh's tional League three-time Na- batting champion Roberto Clemente played only one season of minor league ball. That was with Montreal in 1954 when he hit .257 in 87 games. Peps/ Has 3-Game Jump ' KENNETT—Pepsi-Cola of Ely-1 first .inning andjour in. M sec" ond to ice it. Kennett carved a theviile barged to a three-game lead over Piggott in the Kennett Softball League last night, pounding Kennett National Bank 11-3. * :* * . Bill Sharp zipped a four-hitter for the Arkansas men. He walked one, struck out six. Foxy Harmon took the rap. He was slugged for 14 hits and eight walks. He failed to strike anyone out. Twenty-fame winner Bob Gib- iu mioiit* «v w««« ,— --T^— * _..•----„ •>,.—.- .. ^ • '.. • • '• Two Sunday afternoon gameg;s<>n of the St. Jx>uls Cardinals or e -chednled. Dallas is at San had a FranciscointheNFLwMWBuf-|tional falo is at Boston in the AFL. (teams in 1965. 9-9 record against Na- League first division run in the fourth, two in the seventh. Cliff Forsythe was a gunner for Blytheville with three hits. Ray Davis and Gene Austin produced two hits each. Next game for Pepsi is Thursday night at 8 against Carnett Furniture of Kennett. Blytheville has seven games remaining but three are with ing the first out, then. loaded; ,he bases by walking Brooks Robinson. Aparicio raced home, on Hannan's wild pitch, and Snyder came across as Boog'. Powell grounded out. r * * wnen fianiictn siartcu me SCL- ond inning with a walk to Dave Johnson, Senators' Manager Gil Hodges brought in Humphreys. The right-hander proceeded to retire 11 Orioles in a row. In all, Humphreys allowed just two singles 'wliile striking out eight in seven innings. : " ; 'In "other AL games, Detroit .-me tnird .-live-miter -of the night went to New York's Steve' Hamilton, -who blanked Cleveland .in the second game. Tom Tresh's three-run homer in the fifth won it for the' Yankees. The Indians took the opener as Leon Wagner drove in three runs with his 17th homer snd s single. Clete Boyer homered for New York and knocked in a third run with a single. Danny .Cater . paced Kansas City's Victory over Minnesota. He singled and scored in the fourth,, singled home a run in the fifth and. singled across .another in the seventh. Rodger s Near Tears as He Pulls a Boner in Cleveland By HAL PARIS CLEVELAND (AP) - Gay Brewer, who ' holds 'a share of the -halfway lead, 'thinks there are 15 or 20 players who -still have a good shot at winning the $100,000 Cleveland Open Golf Tournament. . But Californian Phil Rodgers won't be among the contenders. The rotund, 28-year-old .Rodgers, fifth leading money- winner on the pro tour, looked like he would be -with Brewer and Bob Goalby Friday after all three finished with 36-hole totals of 135. .- •- •;• - . •:• But Rodgers. was/disqualified for failing to sign his scorecard. "That, means get out of town, huh?" Rodgers asked, after lie was told of his boner by a Professional Golfers Association official. Rodgers was near tears as he packed his gear in the locker room. It marked the second time this season a tournament leader got the bounce for failing to ob- first prize. And only five shots back of the front-runners are the everrdangerous Jack Nick? laus, Arhold"Palnier and Billy Casper. "The field is really bunched, and this is the type of course where someoody can get hot quickly." Brewer. noted. iW^r better was snot by 66 players Friday over the Lakewood Country Club's par 36-35— 71, 6;777-yard layout with Goalby getting a 67 and Brewer and Rodgers firing 68s. The original field of .144 was cut to 77 for the firial'36 holes' Saturday 'and Sunday... ";. ..."". '.Biggest. "name, among the casualties was Sanders, No. 2 on the money list, who finished with a 72-74—146. A score of 143 was needed to survive the cutoff.. ' One stroke back of the pacesetters at 136 'were. Johnny Pott and veteran Julius Boros, who shot a dazzling 64 Friday for a course record. SEAT COVER SALE .420 Sets For Onlv , $12.50 to $30 INSTALLED CLEAR PLASTIC .Seat Covers — 58 Sets $20 Inst. GILBERTS 600 E. Main — PO 3-6742 Cotfonwood 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-Sf ate Area. THE FASTEST QUARTER-MILE GUMBO TRACK IN THF IP* I n t SOUTH serve the was disqualified after the second round of the Pensacola Open after he had built a four- stroke lead. Rodgers was in the same threesome with Sanders that day. Only three strokes separate Brewer and Goalby from the 15 nearest pursuers for the $2,000 W. Cotter, MFA Agent 607 N. 6th Next Door to Dixie Pig Phon« PO 3-3361 C IflHCVi tu oniivc wiijwu*- w*«v. o , Pepsi scored two runs in thelrunnerup Piggott. TWO JOB OPENINGS DIRECTOR and ASSISTANT DIRECTOR of the Neighborhood Service Centers Salaries: Director $625 p«r month Asst. Director $550 per month Min. Requirements - High School Diploma & 2-4 Years Experience in Public Relations. Apply by aendlnc resume to (he Mta». County feonoml« Opportunity CommiMlon • 215 Chlck»s»wl>u c-0 J6hn E. Burden, Deadline for Application U Auf. llth. Airplane 2-Way Radio -r Better Customer Service Gene Hood Flying Service DtPiNDABLl — f XPt RltNQE D — INSURED Blytheville — Phone PO 3-3410, PO 3-4242 Manila -Phone 561-4532

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