The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 2, 1966 · Page 4
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Friday, September 2, 1966
Page 4
Start Free Trial

(Ark.) Courier News - Frid»y, September '«, UN" Pale fan* Its K-Day in the ML as Donnie Delivers Four Hits By RON RAPOPORT Associated Press Sports Writer Bon Fairly's two-run single in the 10th inning started out as the icing on Los Angeles' cake, but it ended up as the skin of the Dodgers' teeth. A walk to Jim Gilllam with the bases loaded Thursday broke a 1-1 tie between the Dodgers and Pittsburgh Pirates In the extra frame and when Fairly followed with a single to center, the Dodgers headed into the home half of the inniug wilh what appeared to be a comfortable 4-1 lead. The appearnce was deceiving. Phil Regan replaced Dodger starter Don Sutton on the mound and was rudely greeted by Donn Clendenon's single. Bill Ma»roikl filed out, but Bob Bailey clubbed one into the seats, making the score 4-3 and Fairly's hit crucial. ,* * * Regan finally got Jerry Lynch to fly put and Ron Perranoski lent a hand by getting Manny Mota to ground out. The Pirates thus passed up a sterling opportunity to take over sole poiseulon of tint place in the National League as the New York Mets beat San Francisco 2-1 earlier in the day. The Pirates and Giants remined tied for the top spot and Sie Dodgers climbed up to within two games of them. Sutton and Vern Law matched up in a heroic pitchers' battle through the first nine innings. The young Dodger hurler gave IN HIS GRASP NOW HIS BOLE AS A FLAMES Serious Stuff Now in the AFL Lance-Hadl Combo Is Key By JACK HAND Associated Press Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) - The National Football League still is playing exhibition games but the American Football League gets down to serious work this weekend with a three-game opening program. •In the old days the pro clubs would just be going to training camp on Labor Day. Now they start in early July and keep going until mid-January. The big game of the opening weekend is Buffalo at San Diego, the two clubs expected to fight it out again for the AFL title. Sid Gillman is said to have posted in his office a headline from a newspaper after the 1965 title game. !t reads: Kemp, Bills Humble Chargers, 23-0." If Sid has his way, the Chargers will come out in a vengeful mood. However, San Diego has been hot and cold, as usual, bombing Miami and Boston in exhibitions but losing to Oakland and Kansas City. The John HadULance Alworth combo is the key. Buffalo has a 3-1 exhibition Gun Meeting Mississippi County Gun Club has a 7:30 meeting Monday night at Goff Hotel. Terry Hannon, representing the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, is scheduled to ihow a film on Arkansas deer at the gathering. Public is ipvited. record, losing only to the New York Jets last week. Joe Collier, successor to Lou Saban, is anxious to get off on the right foot. The opening program has one game each on Friday night, Saturday night and Sunday after noon. New York, Boston and Kansas City have byes. The National Football League does not open until next weekend. Here are the week's picks: Friday Night Oakland 28, Miami 7 — The Dolphins are still struggling to find the answers and are not ready to handle a strong contender like the Raiders. Oak- Club Title AtBCC This is the weekend for the club championship at Blytheville Country Club. Championship flight action, according to pro Bob Boyd, is to get started at noon tomorrow. Qualifying Started last Saturday and continued through Wednesday. There are 12 entries in the flight, 59 entries in all. The tournament is 54 holes of medal play. The pro said, starting times for Labor Day would be posted after the end of 36. J. M. (Mac) Williams, Jr. is defending champion. E. B. Gee, Jr. was runnerup last year. Dr. J. C. Guard is tournament chairman. For Drivers, Fans: Big Weekend Biggest weekend In Cottonwood Raceway's brief history is scheduled on the dirt oval outside Osceola tonight and Monday night. Red Gill, track manager, is offering $300 first-place prizes both nights for the first-place winners in the super- modified Class A features, plus $100 for the top driver on the basis of points accumulated both night. For the Class C jockeys, there are the usual prizes, including $100 for first place. Time trials at fl:30 both night*, races at 8:15. At Blytheville Speedway Sunday night, Harold Pery is offering $300 for the Class A winner: $100 top prize In the Class C feature; and $60 in the C semi-feature. Time trials at 0:30, races at 8. This is due to be the last night of the season at the Speedway. Cottonwood plans to- go ahead a few more weekends. land started to click against Denver last week and should handle Miami, the expansion team, with ease. Saturday Night Houston 21, Denver 14 — Although both go into the opener with 1-3 exhibition records, Wally Lemm's "New Era" club at Houston should win. Denver beat Houston twice last year but this is a new season and big Ernie Ladd has joined the Oilers. George Blanda over the best the Broncs can offer. Sunday Afternoon San Diego 28, Buffalo 24 — Bills' tough defense let down against Jets last week and can't afford to do any coasting against the Chargers' explosive attack. With the big prize at the end of the season, a game with the NFL champ, both teams should be sharp and ready for this early meeting. Golfers Fatigued SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — The magic names of golf, including top Americans, stood on the fringe at the halfway mark of the $200,000 Carling Championship today and voiced almost unanimous fatigue. Those who seemingly were not tired included Bert Yancey, 28, of Radnor, Pa., who led at 141, and Kel Nagle, 47, of Australia one shot behind. As the field narrowed to the lew 75 and ties for the $35,000- first prize, the mystery was what has happened to Bill Casper, U.S. Open champion, wfy> rated at 147, and Doug Sanders, Ojia Calif., it 150 along with Gay Brewer, who is among the top six money winners on the U.S. circuit. "I'm so tired of plying golf 1 can't hit the greens anymore with a wedge," said Casper. up a letdoff walk to Matty Alou and then retired 15 batters in a row before Law himself got the first Pirate hit, a single in the sixth. * * * Law later -sored on a single by Roberto Clemente, his 1,999th career hit. The Dodgers scored in the fourth when Jim Lefebvre tripled to left center, driving in Jim Gilliam who had walked. Othtr games saw St. Louis beat Atlanta 7-4, Chicago club Cincinnati 11-3 and Philadelphia take Houston 3-1. Lou Johnson started the Dodger 10th with an infield hit and then Law suffered a fatal apse, walking Jim Barbieri, batting for Sutton, and Wes Parker, loading the bases. Pete Hikkelson then came In and walked Gilliam before surren- MAJOR LEAGUE STANDINGS NATIONAL LEAGUE Pittsburgh . S. Francisco Los Angeles Philadelphia Cincinnati St. Louis Atlanta .. Houston . New York Chicago 72 Vf. L. Pct.G.B. 78 56 .582 78 56 .582 75 57 .568 .529 .507 .507 .477 .455 .437 .353 64 66 66 69 73 76 2 7 10 10 14 17 30% Thursday's Results New York 2, San Francisco 1 Los Angeles 4, Pittsburgh 3, 10 innings St. Louis 7, Atlanta 4 Chicago 11, Cincinnati 3 Philadelphia 3, Houston 1 Today's Games Philadelphia at New York, N Houston at Atlanta, 2 twi- nlght Chicago at Pittsburgh, N Los Angeles at Cincinnati, N San Francisco at St. Louis, N Saturday's Games Philadelphia at New York, N Houston at Atlanta, 2 twi- night Chicago at Pittsburgh Los Angeles at Cincinnati, N San Francisco at St. Louis AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. Pet. G.B. Baltimore .. 83 50 .624 Detroit 72 61 .541 11 Minnesota ..72 63 .533 12 Cleveland .. 70 65 .519 14 Chicago 71 66 .518 14 California ... 67 67 .500 16% New York ... 61 74 .452 23 Washington . 62 76 .449 23% Boston ...... 60 78 .435 25% Kansas City . 59 77 .434 25% Thursday's Results Cleveland 4, Baltimore 1 Detroit 7, Chicago 5, 10 innings New York 5, California 2 Only games scheduled Todav's Games Washington at California, N Boston at Kansas City, N New York at.Minnesota, N Baltimore at Chicago, N Detroit at Cleveland, 2 twi- night Saturday's Games Washington at California, N Boston at Kansas City, N New York at Minnesota, 2 Baltimore at Chicago Detroit at Cleveland, N MINORS— TEXAS LEAGUE W. L. Pet. G.B. ARKANSAS . 79 57 .581 Amarillo ... 73 61 .545 6 Albuquerque 72 63 .533 6% Austin 65 71 .478 19% El Paso .... 59 76 .437 19% Dallas-FW ..57 77 .425 21 Thursday's Results Austin 4, Amarillo 2 Albuquerque 6, Dallas-Fort Worth 3 ARKANSAS 5, El Paso 2 Today's Games Amarillo at Dallas-FW Worthy El Paso at Albuquerque ARKANSAS at Austin PACIFIC COAST Indianapolis 7, Oklahoma City 2 Portland 3, Tacoma 2 San Diego 4, Phoenix 3 Hawaii 3, Seattle 2 Tulsa 3, Denver 1 Vancouver 10, Spokane 9, 11 innings INTERNATIONAL Toronto 5, Syracuse 2 Toledo 4, Richmond 1 Columbus 8, Jacksonville 4 Rochester 7, Buffalo 4 U. S. Cagers Clipped SAO PAULO (AP) - The Sao Paulo Corinthians, the South America champions, romped over the touring Wichita State basketball team 92-75 Thursday night. The Corinhians Misled out to a 42-2 halftime lead and :oasted in from there, despite 25-point performance by Wichita's Jaime Thompson. YMCA Alters Gym Sessions Boys gym classes at the Y- MSA are to start the. fall and winter schedule Tuesday, with preps holding their first session in the revamped class lineup, according to Jesse Coalter, youth director. Revised schedule for the next nine months: Preps (boys 8-11 years) — Tuesdays 4-5 p.m.; Saturdays 9-10 a.m. Juniors (12-14) — Wednesdays 4-5:15 p.m., Saturdays 1011 a.m. Seniors (high school) — Wednesdays 5-6:30 p.m., Saturdays 11-12 noon. Juniors and seniors also have an open period for basketball, Trampoline, and other activities on Friday afternoons 3:305:30. Girls classes are to meet regularly on Monday and Thursday afternoons, immediately after school, and their opening session is Sept. 12. Business men's groups are due to hold their initial sessions on September 14, and the women's groups the 19th. iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiuiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiisiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Fights 'iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiniiiini' PORTLAND, Maine—Pete Ri- coitelii, 167%, Portland, out- pointed Walker Simmons, 168, New York, 8. LOS ANGELES-Eddie Hurley, 195, Minneapolis, outpoint- ed Don Koontz, 195, Bakersfield, Calif., 10. Tired Carol Torrid SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP)Carol Mann complained she was playing too much golf and was tired. So the 6-foot-3 blonde from Towson, Md., went out Thursday and shot a torrid four- under-par 68 to take the first- round lead In the 36-hole Ladies' World Series of Golf. "I'm exhausted," she said after her sizzling performance that had her out front of five other rivals going into today's payoff round. Joins Martin's Staff Bill Robertson We are happy to announce the addition of Bill Robertjon to our sales staff. Mr. Robertson's years of experience in the retail trade qualifies him to be of real service to you in the selection of your apparel for men and boys. He extends a cordial invitation to all his friends to visit him at Martin •. MARTIN'S The Store for Men & Boys dering Fairly's hit. * * *• • Tim McCarver and Charlie Smith each drove in two runs and the Cards Dapped * four- game losing streak, Jerry Buchek hit a solo homer for the Cards. Steve Carlton couldn't hold on to a four-run lead and was shelled in the sixth. Cincinnati's eight-game win streak came to an end as Don Kesilnger got four blti (or the Cubs and Billy Williams drove in four runs. Ernie Banks, hom- ered for the Cubs. Rich Allen tripled in a run; and scored himself In the sixth inning in the Phillies' triumph., over Houston. Winning pitcher:.. Larry Jackson gave up a homer- to Dave Nicholson and worked,, out of a bases-loaded jm in the • ninth. "Z Baltimore Loses Another Cleveland's Seibert on the Fly By DICK COUCH . ... Associated Press Sports Writer When Sonny Siebert is on the ly the Baby Birds don't get off the ground. Siebert continued his mastery over Baltimore's young pitching stars Thursday night, firing a five-hitter as the Cleveland Indians whipped the American League leaders 4-1. The 29-year-old right-hander, author of the only no-hitter in [he .najors this season, out)itched rookie ace Jim Palmer or his 15th victory - and fourth n five meetings with the Orioles. He has beaten Palmer — a 14- jame winner himself — two imes and also has topped rookie Eddie Watt and second- er man Wally Bunker since osing to Palmer last May 8 in his first start against the Orioles. * * * But Siebert has been up-and- down against the rest of the league since June 11, when he 'lipped his no-hitter against Washington and said: 'It's like you're flying, like you're way up ;here in the clouds." Until Thursday night, Siebert had failed to finish eight straight starts since July 25. He has won his last three decisions, lowever, and is only one victory short of his 1965 total. Baltimore's fifth setback in six games, coupled with Detroit's 7-5, 1-inning victory over Chicago, left the Orioles 11 games ahead of the second- place Tigers. The New York Yankees trimmed California 5-2 in the only other game scheduled. « + * . Frank Robinson, who had clipped Siebert for four homers in their last two meetings, drove iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Thurs. *'s iiiniiniiiiiiiiiiiiwiiiiiiiimwiiiiiiiiii .Illlllllllllllll PITCHING - Dennis Ribant, Hets, scattered five hits and struck out seven, outdueling 20- :ame winner Gaylord Perry in a 2-1 victory over an Francisco. BATTING - Don Kessinger, Cubs, rapped three singles and a double, scored three runs and drove in another in an 11-3 romp over Cincinnati. in the Orioles' run with a third- .nning double and also singled, .ifting his league-leading batting mark to .320. Otherwise, Siebert was in command, retiring 19 of he last 21 men he faced. Norm Cash hit his 26th homer in the 10th inning and Willie Morton followed with his 22nd. ifting the Tigers past Chicago. Reliever John Buzhardt was the victim. * * * Detroit had tied it 5-5 in the sixth on Jerry Lumpe's double, an infield out and a wild pitch by White Sox starter Joe Horlen. Jim Northrup also homered for Detroit and Tommie Agee connected for the Sox. Tom Tresh rapped a two run tiomer for New York and thai:! Yankees added three unearned, runs with the help of four California errors and a balk by reliever Ramon Lopez. Rookie Fritz Peterson boosted! his pitching record to 11-9 but needed last-out relief help from Dooley Womack after blanking the Angels on four hits through eight innings. Seman to 'Attack' Nat-Am Golf Links : . ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) — Dean Beman carried a four- stroke lead into the third round of the National Amateur Golt ' Championship today but the 28-.,' year - old insurance executive said he doesn't intend to sit on : it. "I'm going to attack this •• course," he said Thursday after.:, firing a three-under-par 67 over the tricky Merion Golf Club lay- • out for a 36-hoIe total of 138--. only subpar card in the field.-' "I'm going to play as if I'm two strokes behind. I don't know how to play any other way." ..--• LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Rodolfo Gonzales, 129, Long Beach, Calif., stopped Ray Coleman,'' 128, Las Vegas, 4. NOTICE This is a notice to all my friends and customers that I have recently purchased Harry's Barber Shop and I will remain in the same location with the new name of my shop being Copeland's Barber Shop Buddy Copeland, Owner Has the Volkswagen lad died out? Yes. But it was an unnerving experience while it lasted. Because after we introduced our completely sensible car, people ran out and got it for completely frivolous reasons. The first people bought Volkswagens just so they could be the first people to have one. And a lady in Illinois had one because it looked cut* beside her "real" car. However, the faddists soon found out that the bug wasn't an expensive **•**• Jtoy, but o cheop $1,585 car.> As o fad, the car was a flop: — (When you drive the latest fad to al party, and find 2 more fads there ahead of you, it catches you off your avant.J garde.) i j But as a cor, the VW was Impressive: \ If you had to go someplace, it took you. Even when some cars wouldn't. And when you got there, you could park it. In places where other cars couldn't. Once people took the bug's good points for granted, it became the best telling car model in history. ,_And that's whenjhn VWfodwded. CENTRAL MOTOR SALES 1300 S. Division Blytheville, Ark. PO 3-1812 (European O«UntlM Av»ll»ble)

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,200+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free