The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 30, 1968 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, January 30, 1968
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Rupp Tops Them All By MIKE RECHT Associated Press Sports Writer Elvin Hayes,' Pete Maravich and four of the nation's Top Ten college basketball teams sparkled on the court Monday night, but the biggest star was Kentucky Coach Adolph Rupp, the best bench-warmer in the busi- Bess. ;'This means a lot to me," the Baron said after his 10th ranked Wildcats diverted Mississippi 85-76 for his 772nd career coaching victory, more than any other college coach in history. 'I really feel great." I "I was a little tense when the game started, but then it was just like all the rest," said the 68-year-old Rupp-, who from his ifat on the sidelines' has mas- 1-ft-mirided" Kentucky's nationally prominent fortunes for the past 38 years. The triumph at Oxford also kept Kentucky in the thick of the glowing-. Southerf Conference race with a 6-3 record and 12-4 over-all. Three of its competitors, two in the Top Ten, also won; Tennessee, 7-1 and 13-2 and ranked sixth, overcame Mississippi State 65-57 at Starkville; Vanderbilt, 6-3 and 14-3 and ranked seventh,." turned away Louisiana State 99-91 at Baton Rouge despite 54 points by Mar- avich, and .Florida, 9-3 and 12-6, held off Auburn 65-60 at Gainesville, Top-rated Houston, the only other ranked team in action, easily handled visiting Fairfield, Conn., 108-76, as Hayes hit a season high 48 points. In two other games involving top conference .races, Kansas State dropped into a tie for first in the Big Eight with Iowa State by losing at Oklahoma 73-62 and Missouri Valley Conference leading Drake 5-1 and 14-2 trimmed visiting Tulsa 63-58 in overtime. Kentucky had . its troubles against Ole Miss and needed six free throws in the last minute to protect a 75-74 lead. Mike Casey led the Wildcats with 24 points and Ken Turner had 26 for the Rebels. •'. . • , , Rupp, gruming broadly, was given a standing ovation by the Mississippi crowd and Rebel Coach Eddie Crawford presented him with the game ball. Adolph Rupp Coaches Penalized . LITTLE ROCK (AP) - the Executive Committee of the Arkansas Athletic . Association placed, basketball coaches Jim Bohannon of Greene County Tech and Timmy Ray Bowlin of Highland of Hardy on probation Monday because of a series of events which led to an altercation earlier this month at Jonesboro. * Bohannon allegedly struck Bowlin in the Greene County Tech dressing room following a victory by Highland. Bohannon was placed on probation for allegedly striking Bowlin and Bowlin was reprimanded for actions proceeding the altercation. . The victory put Rupp one up on retired Kansas Coach Phog Allen, for whom Rupp played in college. Tennessee, trailing 26-23 at the half, scored the first four points after the break and was never headed as.Tom Boerwih- kle and Tom Hendrix split 34 points. . Vanderbilt used'a trio of Bo Wyenandt, 25 points, Tom Hagan, 24, and Kenny Campbell, 21, to overcome, the one-man show by,Maravich, the,nation's major: college scoring leader who was in bed under medication all day following a 104-de gree fever Sunday. The loss dropped LSU, 5-3 and 10-5, from third to sixth in the SEC. Unranked Florida strengthened its second-place hold in the SEC. with a 65-60 decision over Auburn despite missing high- scoring, high-rebounding Neal Walk for 16 minutes because of foul trouble. Hayes, the third best scorer in the country, had his own way as Houston easily won its 19th game without a loss. The Cougars pulled to a 54-42 halftime lead and breezed. Bob LienJiard of Georgia was another outstanding performer with 45 points that carried the home, club past Alabama 95-73, while Don May's 26 points and .4 rebounds paced Dayton to an 11-65 victory, over visiting Loyo- a of New Orleans. Hank South lit. 25 and Cornell broke a 62-65 tie to beat host Ohio State 76-64 In other games, New Mexico State, 16-2, downed West Texas State 76-64 at home, DePau stopped Indiana 79-78 in Chicago and Oregon upset touring Utah 85-77. Osceola Grad Earns Letter FAYETTEVILLE — Freshman football numerals for 48 members, of the 1967 Razo'rback Shoats were today' announced by 'athletic director John Barnhill after.'approval by the faculty committee on athletics. The Shoats, coached by Jack Davis, finished the season with a 4-1 record. • • • The '67 frosh list includes, the following: Ronnie Bennett, Osceola; Steve Birdwell, Murfreesboro; Mike Boschetti, Pine Bluff; Dick Bumpas, Fort Smith; Reagan Burks, Cabot; David Carter, Fort Smith; Bill Carter, Little Rock; Rodney Cook, Fort Smith; Charles Dicus, Garland, Tex.; Robert Dittrich, Little Rock; Jim Farmer, St. Louis, Mo.; and Bobby Field, Farwell,-Tex. Tim Forte,. Sheridan;- Keith French, Brinkley; Dick Fuller, Manchester, N. H.; Russell Garher, Riverton; Kan.; Keith Golden, Little Rock; Jerry Hampton, Crown Point, Ind.; Roger Har- nisti, Little Rock; David Hogue, Eudora; Bruce James,.: Moss Point, Miss; Danny James Batesville; Ronald Jones, North Little Rock; and Mike Kelson, Houston, Tex. , The Shoats lost their, opened after only four days of practice, 6-17 to SMU; then went on to beat Texas Tech, 24-14; Oklahoma State, 21-13; 44-16 over North Texas State; and 53-7 over Tulsa. Fuller led the team in rushing with 395 yards on 103 carries and topped the Shoats in scoring with 42 points; Montgomery ttt a new passing and total offense record at Arkansas,, hitting 55 of 91 passes for 734 yards and • total of 762 overall; and David Carter led the re- Mlvtts wlth'15 for 210 yards. iiiiiiiiiiHiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii:. Cage Pros By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS . NBA Monday's Results No games scheduled Today's Games Cincinnati vs. Detroit at New York , ; . Baltimore at New York Boston at Philadelphia San Francisco at Chicago Los Angeles, at Seattle Wednesday's Games Detroit at Baltimore New Yorkat Cincinnati Chicago. at Boston St. Louis at Los'Angeles ABA Monday's Results Dallas 110, Denver 107, QT New Orleans 115, Houston 105 Minnesota 116, New Jer. 110 Today's Games Denver at Oakland Kentucky at New' Orleans Minnesota at Pittsburgh Wednesday's Games Denver at Anaheim Dallas at New Jersey Pittsburgh vs. Indiana at Shelbyville, Ind. iBOWLING SHAMROCK LANES Stcclites League Hamra's 55-17 Rexall Drugs ......... 43 -29 Steele Apparel 42 -30 Neil's Service 3914-32£ Frame Flowers ...... 36 -36 United Auto .......... 36 -35 Han's Insur 29&-4214 - Smeller.......... 28K-43V4 Ark-Mo Power 28-44 Bank of Steele HIGH GAMES Alice Rhodes •:.... 189 Pat Bliesner 174 Hamra's ..'.... 683 Frame's '•' '' HIGH SERIES Hilda Zahner ............ 413 Jeanie Neil 446 Steele Apparel 1,912 Neil's Service .;."" SPLITS Pirn Perry 1-3-10, WO. M-10 Marie Ljttlejohn .. S-7-9 Kitty Funderbuik . 4-5 . Packer Star Gets Award PHILADELPHIA (AP). - In 1965, the doctors told 28-year- old Jerry Kramer he might not live to be 29. "They were 95 per cent certain I had cancer," said Kraner Monday night as he was lonored by the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association with its annual award to The Most Courageous Athlete of the Year Kramer, an offensive guarc tor Green Bay's pro footbal champions, recalled, "I"really got depressed as I contem plated the end of my life." The 260-pound lineman told o visiting a children's ward in ; hospital and then "making peace with myself. I realized !'d been around 28 years and had a great life. Compared to )eople who. never had anything I had no gripe. If I had to go, I had to go." KTamer received the award after the writers honored Wiit Chamberlain of the champion Philadelphia 76ers of the Na- ional Basketball Association as he outstanding pro athlete of 1967,' and Southern California's All-America running back 0. J. Simpson' as the top amatuer star of last year. The Green Bay. star yvas se- ected by the writers long before his crushing block on Jethro Pugh of the Dallas Cowboys cleared the way for Bart Starr :o score the winning touchdown in the final seconds of the National Football League cham- lionship game. Kramer has a medical history which would fill a book. "My father once told me, 'son, you've got an angel 00 your shoulder, and you better thank the Lord.' I have and my doctors too," said the 31-year- old Kramer. (Ark.) Courier Newt — Tuesday, January 39, 19M — ftgtWut JUST TOO TALL — Gosnell High School standout Cliff Parrott stretches his 6-4 frame above the hands of a South Pemiscot defender and drops in two of the 29 points he gar- nered as he and his teammates beat the Bulldogs on .Friday,' 63-55. -Tonight, the Pirates travel to Dyess. (Cqurier News Photo by King) Minnesota Trades For Saints' Guozzo NEW YORK (AP) - The Minnesota Vikings, enjoying the best of all possible worlds, have acquired an experienced c L »ir- terback and still retain the No. 1 choice in today's professional football draft. . The Vikings traded their regular first round pick in the 1968 and 1969 drafts to'New Orleans Monday for quarterback Gary Cuozzo, but still retain the special No. i pick they acquired last year in the trade that sent quarterback Fran Tarkenton to the New York Giants. .With Cuozzo joining Joe Kapp, Ron Vanderkelen and Bob Berry, Minnesota has four quarterbacks and that means the Vikings could decide to bypass UCLA's Gary Beban, the Heisman Trophy winning passer, in today's draft.. The Vikings' top , prospects then would seem to be Notre Dame's Kevin Hardy, a 270- pound defensive tackle, Syracuse's Larry Csonka, a tough running fullback, and Ron Yary of Southern California, an offensive tackle. It was the second straight year that Cuozzo has been traded for a high draft choice. Last year, he was swapped to the Saints by Baltimore for the No. 1 pick ih the draft: .The Colts used the choice to select defensive lineman Bubba Smith of Michigan State.' Monday's Cuozzo trade could be the first-of many for the pro teams. Several players including Los Angeles' Bill Munson, Cleveland's Leroy Kelly, and San Francisco's George Mira played out tiieir options last season and could be dealt in last minute pre-draft moves. Last year there were several draft-day trades, the most note- Worthy the one'sending quarterback Daryle Lamonica to Oakland. Lamonica led the American Football League's passers and was named the Most Valuable Player. After Minnesota makes its initial ' pick, the new' Cincinnati Jonesboro Tourney Papooses Eliminated By Frank Ellis Courier News Sports Editor One chance was all they got and.the Blytheville Junior High School PAPOOSES were eliminated last night in' the annual Jonesboro Invitational Tournament. Coach Fred Mitchell's young men were outscored by the squad.from Batesville, 40-29. For the first half, it looked like the game could go either way. . ; At the intermission, the Papooses trailed by only two joints, 18-16. "Then, their best two players got real hot," Mitchell ex- liiiiniiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiniiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii'i Hockey niHiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Monday's Results No games scheduled Today's Game Toronto at Monteal Wednesday's Games Chicago at New York Pittsburgh at St. Louis Los Angeles at Minnesota plained, "and there wasnr much we could do about it. Thehj;- team must have shot about 65 percent in those last two; periods. ,'Z. "They have a real fin<f, team and that fellow who play| : ed the low post'was the best player we've come up against' all year," Mitchell, concluded..',', The Papooses were hurt too' by the fouling-out of Mike Mc^ Call in the second half. J '" Mike Johnson led the Pappose]? with 17 points while Charles'" Crigger and Ray Bunch each netted four. •. ' & McCall and Mike Julian added two apiece in the losing cause'/ • ' *' * * '•• While the tournament will cork tinue at Jonesboro, the loss eliminated the Papooses and they: will not be in action until next week. . 3,5 Monday evening at 8:30, Mife chell and his assistant Jac.k- Goodman will send their squad? against KENNETt in two game*; in the Missouri City. ST. LOUIS.- Bobby Herrington, 162, New York, outpointed Kelly Burden, 165, Kansas City, 10; Wilfredo Hurst, 154, Cuba, stopped Don Cobbs, 150, St. Louis, 9. COMMERCIAL BUFFERS For Rent - Also Scrub Brushes, Cleaners . And Waxes, at Eubanks Flooring PB.PO 3-6092 Bengals choose the first of 42 players- they will select. The Bengals, who begin playing in the AFL next season, will draf first and last in each round am get a extra choice in the second, third and fourth rounds as well as all AFL selections except Miami's in the sixth round. . In all, 462 players will be chosen in 17 rounds by the 26 pro teams.. 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