The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on March 26, 1963 · Page 3
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The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas · Page 3

Ottawa, Kansas
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Tuesday, March 26, 1963
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Spear Tells Pomonans For An Education" By MCK CRAWFORD POMONA - Good athletes are the boys who go to college for an education and not just to play ball, Karl Spear, Baker University athletic director told Pomona High School athletes and Lions Club members at the annual Pomona Indians Athletic Banquet last night. Spear addressed the gathering of about 150 after Pomona Coach Carlin Nalley passed out 60 awards and letters to 51 of Pomona High's football, basketball and track athletes. "Those who do well in school are those who are there for an education and not just to play ball," Spear stressed. "Don't forget your books. Hit 'em hard and give 'em the best and you'll come out on top." Referring to Coach Nalley's comments about the achievements of some of Pomona's smaller boys, Spear said )an athlete "doesn't have to be' big to be good." "Don't worry about being small. There's a place for the little man, if he wants to play any sport and gives all he's got," he said. "Pound for pound the little man may be best." Spear said his whole football team at Baker one year had an average weight of 169 pounds and that the backfield only averaged 150. "Size doesn't necessarily always count." Nalley told the group that Pomona's undefeated East Central League football season and the school's basketball record that carried the Indians into the regional tournament was not ac- complished by the team alone. He said that early in the football season he didn't foresee much achievement for this yea r's team, but that the first few games changed his mind. "With the exception of a tie with Williamsburg, we were undefeated," Nalley said, "but the community spirit, the cheerleaders and the civic interest all play- ed'a major roll in making this a good year." Spear jokingly asked the faculty and fans not to be too severe with college teams recruiting high school players. "It's not often you see a high school recruit a whole school like Pomona did with Appanoose." he said. The Appanoose High School was consolidated with Pomona High last year. The consolidation added a number of letterman and good players to Pomona's teams. Before Spear finished his talk and began showing a film of the Baker homecoming game with Southwestern, he told the Pomona athletes they hold a privileged place in school. "Don't think anyone owes you something to play," he said. "It's a privilege and an honor for you to be on a team, and if you go at it in that spirit, you'll be all right." Nalley cited Jim Goracke, one of the school's all-around athletes, for his recent honor of being picked by a newspaper as a member of an All-Southeast Kansas basketball team. Jim, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Goracke, Pomona, has attended Pomona High for 3% years and will be graduated this spring. He has been contacted by Emporia State about his college plans, but Jim said between regular college and barber college he thinks barber school will win. The annual'banquet is sponsored at Pomona each year by the Lions Club with the president of the club acting as toastmaster. This year's program was organized by Gerald Lindsey, club president, and a committee of members. The banquet was attended by the athletes, members of the Pomona faculty, Lions Club members, cheerleaders and special guests. The banquet was in the basement of the Pomona Methodist Church, and the food was prepared by the Methodist women and served by members of the Pep Club. Nalley awarded 28 football letters, 12 basketball letters and 20 track letters. Lettermen are: George Ball, Gary Buhner, Jim Gingerich, Jim Goracke, Terry Heidner, Bernard Nelson, Russell Ribeau, Alva Watts, Bob Altic, Mike Bealmer, Larry Briggs, Allen Crawford, Frank Fritts, Jack Langley, Gale Lantis, Mike Lindsey, Leland Wray, Doug Regester, Roger Shoemaker, Leonard Shuck, Ronald Willford, Billy Suits, Charles Harkins, Mike Dyer, Richard Altic, James Baxter, K. R. Bowman, Tom Love, Terry Mundy, Jim Pruett, Gary Rice, Lloyd Bobbins, Philip Dennis, Ron Pick, Jim Lederer, BUI Willford, Raymond Schroeder, Dennis Sumner, James Ho- THIS IS HOW IT'S DONE - Karl Spear (center), Baker University athletic director, draws football plays on top of table while explaining to Pomona Coach Carlin Nalley (left) and Pomona athlete Jim Goracke how Baker plays football. Spear spoke at Pomona Indians Athletic Banquet last night. Goracke was Pomona High football captain this year. (Herald Photo) *- ---!_.-Continue "Grid Fix" Probe; Butts Sues For $10 Million gue, Rick Baxter, Don Burgess, Craig Collins, Calvin Lantis, Kenny Mealman, Richard Mundy, Howard Randall, Gary Thompson, Jim Trendel, Warren Wittman, J. D. Woodsum and Mike Henry. Nalley explained that the letters given to Leonard Shuck, James Baxter, Tom Love, Gary Rice, Lloyd Robbins, Dennis Sumner and Craig Collins are provisional, meaning that the boys did not play enough quarters this year for a letter, but will be two- year lettermen, tf they letter next year. Can you make room for me? We hove the answer for families on the grow... Are new arrivals or growing children . . or both . . stretching your home beyond its capacity to provide comfortable living? We can help you have extra space you and your youngsters need and deserve . . help you to add extra rooms, remodel an attic, convert a basement. 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Butts, who resigned as athletic director in February, charged in the suit that the Post has ruined his coaching career of 35 years by "willfully, maliciously and falsely' publishing a libelous article. The suit asks $5 million in punitive and $5 million in general damages. Goerge Burnett, an Atlanta insurance salesman who was questioned by state and federal investigators Monday, was quoted in the Post as saying he overheard a telephone conversation between Butts and Coach Paul (Bear) Bryant of Alabama. Burnett said in the Post article that Butts gave Georgia football secrets to Bryant eight days before the Sept. 22 game which Alabama won 35-0. Both men have denied the charges. Butts said in the suit that the Post charged him with "rigging and fixing the Alabama-Georgia football game with Coach Bryant as a gambling device in order to restore his financial resources." Among others questioned were Georgia football coach Johnny Griffith; Mitchell WerBell, a business associate of Butts; and Edward L. Quinn of Jacksonville, Fla., who administered a lie detector test to Butts. Burnett, Butts and Bryant all have submitted to b'e detector tests and have said the results indicated they told the truth. Georgia Atty. Gen. Eugene Cook said Burnett would not be asked to take another test. But Cook said he was not satisfied with the type of tests Butts and Bryant have taken. The attorney general said he would go to Alabama Wednesday in an effort to get Bryant to submit to a polygraph test by Maj. Barney Ragsdale, chief of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and president of the American Academy of Polygraph Examinations. Get out and Buy Now No Money Down MALOTT Hdwe. & Appliances 116 S. Main Bowling Tight Race Remains Unchanged The tight race for the lead in the men's Brunswick League remained unchanged after last night's session at the Ottawa Bowl Lanes. Both Hubbard Lumber, leading by half a point, and Helen & Bill's Cafe, the closest pursuer, split 2-2 with their opponents. C. McDaniel scored a 589 series for McCracken Electric which took two of four points from Hubbard. Four members of the Helen & Bill's team beat 500 in a 2-2 split with IOOF No. 24. The cafe five posted a 2521 team series. First National Bank, fourth in the standings, swept four points from Maloney, as three bankers beat 500 in a 2558 team series. Lee's Cafe continued its way- out-front race for the Monday THE OTTAWA RERAtft Tuesday, March M, IMS Night Ladies League title, sweeping four points from Ot- ' tawa Bowl at the Ottawa Bxml Lanes. Vera Ferguson led Lee'i to its 2240 team series: with • 486. M. Weidner posted the top lines, 192, for Lee's. Other team results and individual scores in the Monday night leagues appear elsewhere in today's sports section. Yanks, Mets Claim Duke VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP)-Tht New York Yankees and the New York Mets claimed Duke Snider of the Dodgers as General Man* ager Buzzie Bavasi placed the veteran outfielder on waiver* Monday. Bavasi said he would deal only with the Mets, however. He can withdraw Snider's name within 48 hours and then try to negotiate with the Mets for more than th« waiver price, which is $20,000. The Dodgers hope to double that for the 36-year-old slugger. D Fiesta or Parfay SALE Fiesta Sundae Wednesday or Thursday March 27 and 28 Your Choice 34 Bonus Offer Dairy Queen Vanilla or Chocolate Heavy Pack Quart 44C Parfay Sundae Bowman's Dairy Queen 1507 South Main REPORT FROM MOTOR TREND EXPERTS ON THE '63 RAMBLERSt 'prove their mettle...reliability, performance in actual testing' ••V-t *V v <Aiv*»<<8»*jSiii' ______ *"-uc&^'*~ '""- £ ^^?4&^* K «»^^^ 1963 Rambler Classic Cross Coy n try StaUonWagon] RAMBLER 6 V8-"Car of the Year" Rltttl-fril, stranpr Advanced Unit Construction, the years-thud breakthrough in car building. 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