The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 6, 1968 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, January 6, 1968
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Ninth Win Zebras Are Captured By Frank Ellis 1 Courier News Sports Editor "they played the way we Were afraid they would play-'" W(th that one brief statement. Pine B.luff High School basketball: Coach. Elgie Goss summed up the'runaway 71-50 victory of (he felytheville High Chickasaws OveB his Zebras last evening. "They surely can move that ball; around and have an awful lot of quickness. They're a real fine: ball club." the coach added as he waited for his players to flower and dress for what woujd be a long bus ride back to Pine Bluff. "The zone press Blytheville used hurt us much more than We had expected and we didn't evefc begin to solve it until well Into! the second half." Ai he spoke, Coach Dwight Williams emerged from the Chiokasaws dressing room and movjed over to shake hands with Goss. "Vours is the second best tearti.,we've seen so far this season, Dwight, I can tell you that" Goss said. "The only better one I've seen is Little Rock Centra!." "Well, I guess we shot, a little over our heads tonight," Wll- lianjs rejoined, "and I'm extremely proud of the strong shooting average we made. It was! 53 percent, and that's a whole lot better than we've been shooting lately. Our fellows played one of their best games of the season." "I don't think we had all that many steals of the ball because of our press," Williams added, "but it forced them into a lot of 6ad passes and other turn- cvefs. Which we took advantage of to score a good bit." Williams added later (hat he thought the Zebras left a lot to be desired as far as defensive maneuvers were concerned, feeling that the visitors had allowed the Chicks a large share of opportunities to drive for the basket and get a number of fairly easy shots. A look at the game action bore out Williams contentions. * + * The starting five of Aubrey Bell, Stewart Jerome, Jimmy Moore, Kenny Beard and Ben Robinson dashed to an early 9-3 lead on the pressure tactics the Chickasaws have employed so successfully throughout the sea- giiiBiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiininiwiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii | COURIER NEWS | I SPORTS 1 1 P&OB WOHT 3 Eg S: m Saturday, January 6, 11)68 g liiiiiiiiBiilffiiiliiliiilliBiiniiiiiiiimiiiitinailiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHlfiS Following Jerome's opening basket, the Williams-men put on a full-court press and proceeded to reel off 'hree straight goals and a foul shot, Robinson, Bell and Beard leading the assault. Moore played a big part also , with excellent ball-handling. Four foul shots moved the Zebras to the eight point mark but Robinson netted two fielders while Beard garnered one and Bell one to give the hosts a 17-8 lead as the first quarter ended. Robinson drove for two on the opening play of period two and the Chicks were off and running again. Jerome added two buckets just before Robinson dropped a 20-footer to advance the lead to 25-14 with 5:50 left in the half. Suddenly, Bell exploded for three goals (one on a fine pass from Jerome), and the margin increased to 31-11 Tommy Tompkins replaced Jerome at this point as Stewart collected his third foul. Beard added a foul while Moore connected on two free throws and two field-goals and Blytheville led by 13. Robinson's drive in the final minute gave the Chicks a 40-25 halftime lead, Jodie Gude and Richnrri Brewer having entered to rest Beard and Bell, both in trouble with three first half fouls. Williams started the same five in the second half and they increased the lead by two points in the next eight minutes. Chief provider was Bell who contributed seven markers as Jerome added 6 and Robinson I. Williams began to substitute freely as the final period opened. Tompkins had replaced Bell near the end of the previous quarter. Now Brewer, Dee Human, Newell Jerome, Joe Ellis and Mike Huff took the floor for the Chickasaws. Baskets by Jerome (two), Moore (one), Robinson (three), and Tompkins (one), had in- Arkansas Scores By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS College Arkansas College 82, Hendrix 70 Harding 87, Henderson 73 Southern State 93, Ozarks 74 Arkansas A&M 91, State College 83 Arkansas Tech 54, Ouaehita 49 High School Northeast Ark. Invitational B Division Valley View 64, Oil Trough 51 Turrell 62, Calico Rock 50 Weiner 64, Lynn 48 Salem 65, Oak Grove 40 A Division Quarterfinals Bay 64, Brinkley 59 Highland 61, Greene County Tech 54 Henderson Invitational A Division Semifinals Stuttgart 51, LR McClellan 42 Hampton 71, Ouaehita 63 B Division Semifinals Kirby 58, Cutter Morning Star 51 Gillett 55, Amity 53 Weslark Invitational Elkins 71, Pea Ridge 61, first place Russellville 51, Conway 46 Fort Smith Northside 47, Hot Springs 37 Van Buren 45, Mulberry 32 Siloam Springs 48, Rogers 4.7 Waldron 56, Booneville 41 Blytheville 71, Pine Bluff 50 St. Annes 47, Lamar 45 Dardanelle 67, Paris 50 Alma 93, Mansfield 66 Pleasant View 44, Altus 41 North Little Rock 72, Little Rock Hall 51 Tonrkana 52, FayetteviHe 43 Smackover 63, Arkadelphia 47 Weiner 82, Harrisburg 56 Nettleton 103, Brookland 41 Valley View 88, Marmaduke 72 Scott 61, Mayflower 34 Jonesboro 46. Jacksonville 40 Hot Springs Lakeside 59, Jessieville 58 Lonoke 68, Clarendon 52 Warren 83, Camden Lincoln 77 Cabot 55. Bryant 33 LR Catholic 59, NLR Jones 49 LR Mann 82, Pine Bluff Merrill 69 Magnolia Columbia 106, E] Dorado Washington 27 iBOWUNG SHAMROCK LANES SPORTSMAN LEAGUE STANDINGS Castaways 44-24 Phillips Ford 42-26 Phillips Oilers 39-29 Bus. Machines 38-30 Team 5 33-35 Barney's Drugs 32VJ-35VS Team'l 25%-42Vi Ark-Mo Power 18-50 HIGH GAMES Bert Williams 227 Harold Knopp 221 R. H. Farr 221 Phillips Oilers 1,034 Team 1 1,018 HIGH SERIES Bert Williams 602 Larry Katz 582 Phillips Ford 2,929 Bus. Machines 2,908 Teaml 2,808 creased the point spread to 2S joints when the substitutions were made. Robinson added a foul and a oasket while Human netted a rebound shot to give the Chickasaws their final field goal just before Brewer dropped a charity toss for the final counter. The Chicks are now 5-1 in conference play. + * + Only a constant journey to the foul line kept the Zebras in the scoring column, Chris . Russell being the chief recipient of the free throw opportunities. Final statistics showed the Chickasaws cashing in on 30 field goals in 58 attempts for a 53 percent average. In addition, they sank 11 of 13 foul shots. The Zebras, now 7-4 on the year, made only 12 two-pointers. They got over half their point total on free-throws, netting 26 of 34 attempts al the charily stripe. Robinson led the Chickasaws with 8 field goals and three fouls for 19 points. Jerome netted seven and two for 16 while Bell came through with seven and one for 15. Other scoring showed Beard and Moore with 8 apiece while Tompkins and Human added 2 each. Brewer contributed 1. Huff, Ellis, Gude and Newell Jerome did not score. + * * Coach Jim Dixon's junior varsity continued their winning ways with what might be considered a surprisingly easy 5145 victory over the junior Zebras. The visitors had come into the game with an 7-1 record. Jodie Gude, Dee Human, Jim Ross, Newell Jerome and Ricky Newcbmb opened for the Jayvees and raced to an 11-7 first period lead. Ronnie Rowland replaced an injured Ross in the first period and went on to score 13 points, second only to Glide's 14 counters. The future Chickasaws maintained g seven to ten point lead, throughout the game and won by netting 19 field goals and 13 of 18 foul shots while Pine Bluff garnered 17 baskets and 11 of 17 charity tosses. Human added 9 points to the Blytheville cause while Newcomb added 7, Jerome, 6, and Ross, 2. PITCH IN—Against a background of noisy Blytheville fans, a Chickasaw eager prepares to get the ball to one of his teammates as the men of Dwight Williams went about the task of corralling the Pine rfluff Zebras in last night's Big 16 Conference clash won by the Chickasaws, 71-50. (Courier News Photo by Beasley) The Winner Jackie Deason of 401 East Vine in Blytheville is the winner of the $10.00 prize of the weekly basketball contest. Jackie missed on one. He picked Shawnee to best Luxora in Ihe January 2nd game and Luxora pulled out with a victory. There were 15 other entries which missed only Iwo. Jackie now takes the lead on (he 50.00 grand prize for the best card of the season. The contest appears in each Saturday's paper. Make sure you select a score for the games listed at the top of the entry' blank. If there is a tie between two or more entries this score will enable us to come up with a winner. Right Man In Right Spot Is Difference By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS took at the start of the extra Three points in the right spot session. Oscar Robertson scored x 43. for the Royals,, including the basket that tied the game at the end of regulation play. ' • Dick Van Arsdale hit on 12 of 14 shots and finished.with a pro career-high 30 points ' as the Knickerbockers defeated Chicago. Willis Reed had 28 points and Walt Bellamy 23 for the Knicks. Jim Washington and Keith Erickson led the Bulls with 23 points each, and Washington also had 23 rebounds and blocked eight shots. Wilt Chamberlain and Hal Greer led a third-period Philadelphia spurt that carried the 76ers past Los Angeles. Chamberlain scored 10 points in the period and finished with 35. Greer had 11 and ended with 23. Chet Walker had 28 for the 76ers. Elgin Baylor's 23 led the Lakers. Boston held off a fourth-quar- does wonders for a basketball team. Cincinnati's Happy Hairston thought he had the right spot when he hit a field goal and foul shot with 24 seconds left to play in overtime Friday night, giving Cincinnati a two-point lead against Detroit. But the Piston's Dave Bing picked a better spot, scoring a three-pointer with only 11 seconds left and giving Detroit the 142-141 victory over the Royals in the National Basketball Association. Elsewhere, in the NBA Friday night, New York dropped Chicago 121-99, Philadelphia thumped Los Angeles 125-113 and Boston topped Seattle 128-121. Bing finished with 34 points, the same number as Eddie Miles had for'the Pistons. Nine of Bings' points came in overtime, helping Detroit wipe out a four-point edge which Cincinnati HUNTING and FISHING Pro Basketball NBA Friday's Results Detroit 142, Cincinnati 141, ot New York 121, Chicago 99 Phila'phia 125, Los Ang'es 113 Boston 128, Seattle 121 Today's Games Los Angeles at Baltimore Detroit at New York Philadelphia at St. Louis Seattle at San Diego Boston at San Francisco Chicago at Cincinnati ABA Friday's Results Anaheim 124, Indiana 121 Oakland 128, New Orkans 123 Houston 107, New Jersey 104 Dallas 103. Pittsburgh 97 Today's Games Houston at Indiana Dallas at Kentucky The new year just has to be some better than the last one. There were many disappointments in all areas of wildlife. Some of the "propaganda" concerning the duck season seemed to indicate a better prospect, this year but from the various reports from hunters, it probably was the worst one in many years. Fishing, which many of us have tvirned to instead of hunting during the winter and fall, has been a big flop so far Some of us in the past years have been catching nearly as many fish during this season as in the spring and summer. Squirrel hunting was probably the most disappointing to more people than any of the other outdoor sports. The hunters were out in great and expectant numbers on the opening weekend. Generally, the number of kills was very bad even during the opening days and thereafter. The indication from most hunters was the squirrels had been hunted rather heavily before the season as the ani- mals were unusually wild for the opening days. This brings up another point. The director of enforcement of the Arkansas G&F Corn- asked each individual sportsman to help control situations such as this. This was a legi- mate request but on the other hand, the wardens could have controlled a good bit of this by just keeping their ears open. A shotgun or rifle fire is pretty difficult to muffle. This would be especially true on state controlled land. Deer hunting, probably produced the best results even though the reports of kills did not come in hot tnd heavy. Kabbit and quail hunting. A person might as well forget about this type of hunting in this area. Dove hunting was about as usuall. The season as it is now set, falls many weeks before any local harvest and the birds have been hard to chase down. We can only hope new programs this year will make conditions better for upcoming seasons. ter Seattle rally for its victory. Bailey Howell paced the Celtics with 25 points. Game honors went to Seattle's Bob Rule, who poured in 31. * Pittsburgh's * * 15-game Ameri- Bruins Run Over Foe can Basketball Association winning' strealfr was doomed almost as soon as' the Dallas Chaparrals located their uniforms. After a 90-minute delay be- By DICK COUCH Associated Press Sports Writer UCLA is still out of sight, but Ihe visibility gap is shrinking. Which is small consolation to tall Washington State today. The mighty Bruins galloped away from Washington State in the second half Friday night and whipped the Cougars 97-69 in a Pacific-8 Conference basketball opener. It was UCLA's eighth straight runaway victory and ninth triumph without a loss this season. But the 28-pbint margin was the smallest for the national champions since they squeezed past charged-up Purdue 73-71 in their season opener. Following that Dec. 2 scare, the Bruins had won by point-bulges of 34, 41, 36, 51, 40, 41 and 33-going over 100 points six times. The Cougars, hit by a 13-2 UCLA blitz at the outset, managed to stay within range through the remainder of the first half. They trailed 49-36 at intermission, thanks to the efforts of 6-foot-10 Jim McKean, who drew the unenviable task of playing 7-foot-l Lew Alcindor. Alcindor, however, led the second-half breakout and finished with 32 points—nine more than McKean—as the Bruins romped to their 43rd consecutive victory and the 400th in Coach John Wooden's 20-year tenure at UCLA. Lynn Shackleford and Lucius Allen scored 16 points apiece for the Bruins, who entertain Washington tonight in another conference test. The Huskies bowed to Southern California 58-56, Stan- forddowned Oregon 79-73 and Oregon State whipped California 76-63 in Pacific-8 games Friday night Elsewhere on a light national Army's Bill Schutsky popped for 21 points and the Cadets held off a furious Georgetown rally in the closing minutes. Dennis Cesar scored 19 for the Hoyas, who wiped out an 11-point defi-' cit to tie it at 46 all before a basket by Schutsky sent Army ahead again to stay with six minutes remaining. St. Peter's, led by 6-fool-S Pete O'Dea, set a school record of 49 field goals on the way to its eighth victory without a setr back. O'Dea hit for 27 points and grabbed 15 rebounds. St. Peter's and St. Bonaventure are the East's'only unbeaten major teams. siiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiisiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiifiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiNiiiiiBisiNiiiffl Hockey By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS National Hockey League Friday's Results No games scheduled Today's Games New York at Montreal, afternoon Boston at Toronto Detroit at Chicago Philadelphia at Pittsburgh Minnesota at Oakland Los Angeles at St. Louis Sunday's Games Montreal at Detroit Toronto at New York Boston at Chicago Pittsburgh at Philadelphia Los Angeles at Oakland Monday's Gamei No games scheduled cause of the late arrival of the ' schedule, Columbia walloped outfits, the Chaparrals defeated 'Yale 100-72 and Cornell trimmed! thej Pipers 103-97 Friday night, ending a winning string that began ,Nov». 28. With Player-Coach Cliff Hagan pumping in 19 first-half points, Dallas pulled into a 19- point lead. Connie Hawkins, who scored all of his game-high 32 points in the second half, led a late Pittsburgh surge but it was not enough. Brown 77-71 in Lvy League play; Army nipped Georgetown, D.C., 60-59; unbeaten St. Peter's, N.J., trounced LeMoyne, N.Y., 114-75 and Iowa State floored Nebraska 85-70 in a Big Eight Conference scrap. Dave Newmark, Columbia's 7- foot center, poured in 40 points —26 in the second half—as the Lions, 8-3 over-all, squared ttieir In other ABA action Friday j Ivy mark at 1.1. Newmark night, Houston topped New Jersey 107-104, Anaheim edged Indiana 124-121 and Oakland nipped New Orleans 128-123. Charlie Beasley scored 25 points for Dallas and Charlie Williams finished with 22 for Pittsburgh. Joe Hamoctd's three-pointer with 20 seconds left gave Houston its victory over New Jersey. Hamood, who scored all of his 16 points in the final seven minutes of play, broke a 104-104 tie when he hit on a jump shot and was fouled. Tony Jackson of the Americans led all scorers with 29 points. Willie Somerset's 24 was tops for Houston. Les Selvage's 30 points and Steve Chubin's 28, including all 18 of his foul shots, paced the Anaheim victory. Jimmy Rayl topped Indiana with 21. Mel Peterson and Lavern Tart hit 14 field goaVls for Oakland in its victory over Western Division leading New Orleans. Peterson finished with 34 points and Tart with 33. Doug Moe led New Orleans with 30. COBLE'S FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR Tim* for Each Day, "T.lli Wh«t Fiih Bit. kit" FOR THE WEEK JANUARY 7 THRU 14 SUN 6:13 MON 6:53 PM TUE 7:36 PM WED 10 £» 8:21 PM THU 11 ^^ 9:10 PM FRI 10:0) PM SAT 13 10:55 PM SUN u 11:50 PM All time Is alven in C«ntr«l Stindird tlm«. A<M one hour for DM Eastern time tone; subtract one hour for Rocky Mountain time; two hours for Pacific time. In localities using daylight saving tlmt, add on« hour to time found »bov». Copyright 1967 Iliekt r Ihe Fiih — Bttttr ffit Day for FhMnf iniiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiioiiiiiniiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinii' Fights llll!lll!!l!ll!lllllllllll!lllll!lllllllll!!llllll!llinil!lll!lllllllllllllinilllll By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES-Jose Moreno, 126, San Jose, Calif., out- pointed Singsiam Tepyotin, 127, picked up the scoring slack for the homecourt winners after soph star Jim McMillian, who had hit for 16 points, was benched with four fouls shortly after intermission. Hank South scored 22 points before going out with a knee injury early in the second half and Cornell, 8-1, went on to top visiting Brown for a 2-0 Ivy record. Gregg Morris scored 13 points and Walt Esdaile pulled down 15 rebounds for the Big Red. 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