The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 2, 1968 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, March 2, 1968
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Close Again By Frank Ellis Courier News Sports Editor Standing amid well-wishers following his team's 43-37 victory over Little Rock McClellan last night, Coach Dwight Williams of the Blytheville Chioka- g saws expressed the feelings of 1 most of the large crowd which g had just witnessed the AAA pimiliBllBBIlll^^ came tight, but the Chickasaws Beard added jubilantly, "Let'i B SVMIDICP MEuut m » e ' lc(l ninc of 11 fl ' cc " lrow a t- celebrate tomorrow night after FACIE EIGHT Saturday, Mnich 3, 1068 three of five to give Blytheville He was referring to tonight's the seven point difference. battle with Jacksonville which Jerome stole the ball as the finishes the Chicks' conference third period opened and it set action, their season log reading I up another 20-footcr by Moore 21-5 at the moment, and 13-2 1 to give Blytheville its first lead in league play. of the night. The Chickasaws need the win McClellan moved ahead brief- this evening to finish in a tie r. i r^. t „,„„ ci,-i,it0ip T- i Mcuenan moved aneaa onei- mis evening 10 nnisn in a lie Eastern Conference ugg ^ , 2 . n . Tlie Llon s, however, , bflskct b Jjn) and Ron . Jth L , ule Rock Cen(ral (or the "Tliey sure made us earn u quickly moved away again on •" R ohr ~.™ kf.i «„..„•., ,„„„ n ^s^^^ ,™,, m A » n < n .m n out there tonight, didn't they.' baskc i s by Ronnie Roberson and , hrow a correct he was. Roberson but Moore's free conference crown. A coin-flip still another toss will determine the state tourna- et put the Chicks ment bracketing should the tie 3v develop n, E n, — m 'T,l ^ T^w^n™? "To'bTn's on, continuing the Williams explained that he Snttby Wchard Brewer. Tommy Tomp- o]e s^,, wouW ,, k to wln ^ [o V -;„• MnorP ,nd me hinders klml " nd , NCWC ", !'•'??,,(, «nd set Jerome up for a one- should it come, thus giving his npT^,^B Sout^ S ba^ lllUteS —'^ ^ —ing m^a^before^ing to . mfluC f'Vnn llirnfi went in thorp and * * .11 .«r i i You three went in tncre ana Newe)1 Jerome replaced Ro b- nent next Wednesday, did the job, he told them. i ns0 n, who drew his fourth foul, Should they finish second, thoir i«;nal iarsc BreWCr f' formed hls P a j' as ami the younger Jerome helped they'll be forced to play on Mon- :U vMnv " 1C SeCOmi f ar , .° Pen4 K the Chicks move the ball around day in the tourney's opening VlClOrVt T4o rpnlarPn 1 1 mninf? AllbrfV m • i it t i • t.• ourt'press tactics repiaceu <i imi|jing num ,-* as n, C y slowed things down. game. Tonights clash is a big throughout most of the game '^ ]ast Sun d a y, and provid- harassed "- •""" ^ "*• suited in d to'e ef- " f H cularly in the se, to his men as they o show™ ^lliaml streed this latter aspect of the game when he said, "The defense is what helped us- tonight. £ If we.hadn't had that, we would ' navl'been in real trouble with , press Moore's unstoppable shooting rom the outside earned him scoring honors with Bell and his jumping got the 16 points on seven fielders and Chicks their first tipoff of the two of three fouls. with a dnal n««inir game ' Jt was im P ortant ' for Jerome earned six baskets for ,:™ „_ Z '"- .aw Jcrome rebounded a loss fe y 12 points but displayed ferocious 17 _J 5 ' Moore and Blytheville led by jumping power as he pulled , „ nn . f 0 ii ow . un a f. seven - . down 11 important rebounds, Beard provX an The leams "changed baskets one of the highest, if not the nv e The coach reminded his squad ,,r ^,., n in th . ha]f thp - core line-up, at the 5.45 maik. With son . ' " °" * " 3 "' - h Chicks unex- that.'they are not going to be was toMeA at 17 _ able to jump out to a lead in every ball game, hence, the neSfl to shore-up their defense added a free t]lrow but McC]el . and> make their opportunities ]an gW t|]ree quick two . poin ters fofcbaskets. as Blytheville turned cold. " Down 23-18, Jeorme hit on a , a 37-30 lead, the Chicks unex- Robinson hit three fielders plainedly took several long at- and a perfect three at the foul „,,* d a . this noint and templs ' both missing and Mc " !i n e f° r nine markers while a r eelroW but McClel Clellan lurncd the rcbounds in ' Bell>s five frce thraws and 8 " 16 margta Beard's one completed the scor- to 37-34 with 2:37 left. ing. Williams called time and the In all, BHS had 16 field goals "Vou didn't let down when we i5_f 00 t one-hander just before respite calmed his men. on 46 attempts for a 35 percent feflCbehind by five and six Moore drove underneath with a The Lions were called for average and H of 16 free throws. points and that is what made twisling lav . up an d then sank walking and 30 seconds later The smaller Chicks outre- me7proud of you the most, a a 20 .f 0 ot two-hander with four Bell netted a free Uu™ An- bounded the Lions 29-26. Lion miss sct U P. Robl "- Ron Roberson took g ame hon - teaSi that hangs its head when seconds ln the half to even . son's first of three charity toss- ors with 20 points as the Lions tliey're down is a beaten team." things at 24-24 at the break. .Williams was referring to the jimrtw's 10 points and Je- es > Ben hmi "6 for two more af- hit for 12 baskets and made 13 10 points - firat 16 minutes when McClellan rome's eight had provided the t<= r the press forced another of 17 chanty tosses. moved out to 17-11 and 23-18 sp ark as the other starters were Lion turnover with 48 seconds * * * ^ Coach Jim Dixon's junior var- MORE OF MOORE-Blytheville High's two-handed artist lets go with one of his patented tosses in last night's close battle with the McClellan Lions. Jimmy's outside shoot- ing and the defensive work of all (lie Chickasaws. offset an otherwise poor shooting night and provided tiie margin of victory. (Courier News Photo by Beaslcy) HOUSTON, Tex. (AP) — Elvin ] the year last year as a sopho- Hayes, once cut from his high i more, was 18 points ahead of school varsity team because he i Paie Maravich of Louisiana his second year. "He was a gangling kid, all hands and feet," Rogers re- COLUGE SCORES East Columbia 59, Penn 43 Yale 98, Dartmouth 07 Brown 66, Harvard 60 Princeton 89, Cornell 52 South Miami, Fla. 96, Fla. State 84 Davidson 79, Furman 63 West Va. 102, Richmond 81 Norfolk St. 88, Elizabeth Cjtj State 87 Midwest Iowa St. 93,'Nebraska 92, 01 So. Illinois 130, Centenary 61 Augustana, S.D., 82, No. DaK, State 80 Southwest New Mex. St. 73, Hardin-Simmons 60 Texas A&M 85, SMU 80 Far West UCLA 100, Stanford 62 Calif. 91, So. Calif. 90, OT New Mexico 75, Wyoming 62 Colo. St. U. 83, Air Force 62 Arizona 89, Utah 79 Ariz. St., 99, Brig. Young 97 Oregon St. 74. Washington 72 Oregon 81, Wash. Stale 73 Montana St. 70, Weber St. 63 Montana 73, Idaho tate 67 „ . ., -- — - iiuiius auu luel, nogclo re- had a "coordination problem" is! State, the nation's leading scor-! called. "He had a coordination er, in the voting. the college basketball player of the year for 1968. Hayes, the 6-8 top scorer i "Big E", said being named and rebounder for the No. ij player of the year "is a great ranked university of Houston /'ougars, won the player of the year award Friday. The two- lime Ail-American senior polled 22214 votes to 4iy 2 for Lew Alcindor, the 7-1% UCLA star, in ! problem so I suggested he work honor." Let me recomiriend the truck and the equipment you need for your particular work. Call me anytime at FO3-4578 *r PO3-1900. TED MAXWELL BOB SULLIVAN CHEVROLET-CAD. CO. Hayes, nicknamed the; out with the junior varsity until "' "' he improved." Rogers' said Hayes worked I hard and it paid off. Britton Was ' Hayes, 22, a Rayville, La., na-1 runner-up in the state tourna- tive, is considered a top prospect for professional basketball, a desire he has had since childhood. He says he wants to be recog- m"«rjgins.and appeared ready to having trouble finding the range, Ml- move away to even larger leads u le squ ad hitting on only 11 of A goal-tending call gave Hob- s ji y broke a four-game losing before the intermission. 39 attempts erson a Diisket b" 1 final free streak as they edged the Lion Led bv Moore's 15 and 20- *' * * throws by Moore and Bell C uhs, 45-42. footers, plus baskets by Jerome, Williams knew of what he clinched the victory, the final Newe ]| Jerome led both teams the Chicks eclipsed both mar- spoke when he said that the seven points coming at the wit h 19 points while Dee Human gins after trailing throughout team's defense had won the ball cllarlt y st "P e - added 10, Jodie Gude, eight, the enlire first quarter. game. * * * Ronnie Rowland, six,.and Tom- McClellan had jumped away Both squads were to hit only "This 21st win was a sweet my Tompkins, two. i to a 12-9 lead before Moore hit five field goals apiece in the one," Williams exclaimed to his Richard Brewer and Jim Ross j •>,his second two-hander to make second half as the defense be- men a few moments later, and also saw action. ers. One voter had the two tied. Alcindor, who was player of an Associated Press poll of 322: nized as a good basketball play- sports writers and broadcast- er and also as a good person. „ .... ,..j „._ L... ,,__, "-y gu can be a g 0od ballplayer but if you don't treat people risl-t you're nothing," he said. He gained national prominence She's A Good Skate PRESS By THE ASSOCIATED PRES» .G' nning in 21 field goals out of 31 attempts in the third quarter, the Baltimore Bullets shot past the San Diego Rockets 15611-4 Friday night and kept dead aim on the fourth and final p'syoff spat in the National Basketball Association's Eastern Division. ,The victory kept the Bullets just a half game behind fourth- place Cincinnati, which drubbed San Francisco 122-101, and a lialf game ahead of Detroit, which outlasted St. Louis 131121. In the only other NBA game, Boston topped Chicago 94-87. The Los Angeles at Philadelphia game was postponed when wind blew away part of the roof of the Spectrum. tional Sports Arena. Ray Scott led Baltimore with 25 points, IB in the third quarter. Johnny Egan contributed 24, Gus 'Johnson 23, Earl Monroe 22 and LeRoy Ellis 20. Toby Kimball topped San Diego campaign in Piston history. He needs 161 to break George Yardley's record. Zclmo Bealy led the Western Division leading St. Louis with 26 points. Boston led Chicago 51-33 in with 22 - I the second period, but the Bulls Oscar Robertson's 31 points | ra iiicd to tie it at 81-81 with 7% and 20 by Jerry Lucas along with 20 rebounds carried Cincinnati, which used a 19-4 spurt to pull away after San Francisco closed within 90-87. Rudy LaRusso had 20 for the Warriors. Detroit clinched its victory when Dave DeBusschere scored 11 straight points in the fourth quarter. Joe Strawder, playing his first game for Detroit since bei>ig suspended Feb. 21 for missing practices and n team plane, celebrated his return by Eight players hit double fig-1 scoring 15 points and grabbing ures, five with 20 points or bet-112 rebounds. ter, for the Bullets, who scored 47 points in their big third period en route to a total-point record for the San Diego Interna- Dave Bing led Detroit with 32 points, giving him 1,841 for the minutes left. Then, with Tom Sanders and Don Nelson leading the way, the Celtics outscored Chicago 11-2 to wrap up the victory. Bailey Howell paced Boston with 18 points. Bob Boozer and Barry Clemens got 17 each for Chicago. + * * It was an on-again, off-again performance for Red Robbins, but it was enough as far as the New Orleans Buccaneers were concerned. Robbins scored only five points in the second and fourth quarters Friday night, but he season and making him the sec-1 poured in 15 in'the first and 11 ond highest scorer for a single Arkansas Scores By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS High School State Tourney At Little Rock Class A Green Forest 64, Magnolia Columbia 63, semifinal McGehee 57, Mena 43, semifinal' Class B •Turrell 48, Cotter 42 -Pyatt 47, Greenbrier 40 ; Region 4AA Tournament : At Magnolia Crossett 65, Magnolia 48 Camden Fairview 79, Camden Lincoln 63 '' Region 3AA Tournament '." At Searcy • Pine Bluff Merrill 55, Bus- fetiville 53 .'fonway 62, Searcy £8 Region 2AA Tournament At Paragould Leachville 50, Greene County Tech 41 Stuttgart 55, Marianna 47 District UA At Bcntonville Harrison 61, Valley Springs 60 (championship) Rogers 45, Subiaco 34 (third place) OTHERS; FS Southside 57, LR Central 35 Blytheville 43, LR McClellan 37 FS Northside 52, Fayetteville 39 North Little Rock 79, LR Horace Mann 61 Hot Springs 69, Springdale 62 El Dorado 62, Tcxarkana 56 in the third for a total of 31, sparking the Bucs to a 118-114 American Basketball Association victory over Anaheim. New Orleans, the Western Division leader, built an 18-point lead midway in (he third quarter and then, after Anaheim rallied, clinched it with eight straight foul shots in the last 3te minutes. Jimmy Jones added 27 for New Orleans, and Warren Davis got 22 for Anaheim. In the only other ABA game, Eastern Division-leading Pittsburgh outlasted New Jersey 135-125 for its ninth straight victory behind the scoring of Art Hcyman, Charlie Williams and Connie Hawkins. Heyman hit 33, William 31 and Hawkins 27 for the Pipers, who grabbed an early lead and kept it. Hank Whitney scored 26 for New Jersey. illllllllillllllllllllllllllliilllllliilllliiiiniiiillilllliiliiiiilililiniHiiiiii:' Hockey imniiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiwiiiiiNiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiniiwiii 1 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Friday's Results No games scheduled. Today's Games Montreal at Minnesota Los Angeles at Toronto Philadelphia at New York afternoon Chicago at St. Louis Oakland at Pittsburgh Sunday's Games Montreal at Detroit Chicago at New York St. Louis at Boston Oakland at Philadelphia, afternoon Monday's Games No games scheduled .The Winner Ricky Robertson of Blytheville won the last basketball contest of the season. Ricky missed only one. Virgil Hopkins of Blytheville also missed only one game but Ricky picked the best score of the Blytheville-L. R. Hall game. Ricky's selection of the score was Blytheville 63 and j " 19 - 1 P oints ' — Barring an attack of locusts or something equally unforeseen, Peggy Fleming will win her third straight world figure skating title today. The 19-year-old Olympic champion from Colorado Springs, Colo., is so far ahead of the competition with only today's free-skating competition remaining that the title is virtually hers. Tim Wood of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., did not fare so well in his bid for the men's title. Despite a valiant attempt in the free skating, Wood lost narrowly to Emmerich Danzer of Austria, the defending champion. Danzer finished with 12 ordi- ment Hays' junior year and won the championship his senior year. Thirty-three colleges tried to recruit him. LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Dwight Hawkins, 125, Los Angeles, topped Robert Castillo, 128, with his 39 points when the Cou- j Mexico, 1; Shelly Lyons, 146, gars snapped UCLA's 47 gamei L °s Angeles, outpointed Brad winning streak in January in the silas . 145 > Las Vegas, 10; Ron- Astrodome before more than 50,- nie Wilson, 161, Las Vegas, and 000 spectators and another 12 i Lonnie Harris, 155, Los Angeles, million watching on television. He scored 62 points Feb. 24 in leading Houston to a 158-81 victory over Valparaiso. It was the third highest gamescore for one team in major college records. In leading the unbeaten Cougars through 26 games this season he has become the second highest career scorer in college basketball with more than 2,600 points. But he is never completely satisfied. "I am going to push myself to the limit," he said. "I will .never stop working to reach the top." Melvin Rogers, basketball coach at Eula Britton High School at Rayville, a town of 6,000 in the cotton country of northeast Louisiana, was the one drew, 10. Business College Farmers Bank Bldg. ENROLL NOW FOR SPRING TERM NEW DAY CLASSES Begin Mar. 4 Subjects Offered: • Vocabulary & Spelling • Typing • Shorthand • Office Machines Ph. PO 3-7496 or 3-10S9 Nile Classes Available nals and 2,195.2 points to i who cut Hayes from the varsity Woods' 15 ordinals and 2.189.9 points. Wood, trying to make up a deficit, attempted some daring leaps in his free skating, but one slip kept him from the necessary points. "I think I was good enough to win despite the slip," Wood sait afterwards. "I skated my ful program and made no other mistakes." Miss Fleming was near perfect in completing the compulsory figures Friday and .each of the judges rated her first. She had 1,209.7 points to runner-up Gaby Seifert's 1134.8 points. The East German girl in turn led Beatrix Schuba of Austria with OAKLAND - Andy Heilman, 160V4, San Pedro, Calif., knocked out Billy Mar*, 166, La» Vegas, 7. L. R. Hall 46. Virgil picked the score to be Chicks 56 and L.R. Hall to be 45. The final outcome of the game was Chicks 69 and L. R. Hal] 59. Michael Pierce is the $50.00 grandprize winner for the best card of the season. Michael missed only one and missed the j score of the Blytheville-L. R. Central game by only 13 points. SEATTLE — Charlie son, 137, San Francisco, and) Bobby Hicks, 138, Seattle, drew, 8; Jess Tucek, 146, R e n t o n Wash., outpointed Pepper Brown,148, San Francisco, 8; Bill Schellhas, 183, Renton, slopped Wcs Craven, 197, Seattle, 2. ANNOUNCING! KAREN JOLLY IS NOW WITH BETTY'S RKAUTT SHOP Ph. P03-.1676 - 909 N. lOtb Other Operators: Barbara Sharp* Betty Webb * * *, See Your MFA INSURANCE BUELL W. CARTER, Agent 607 N. 6th Phon* PO 3-3361 WE'VE GOT MIA. New Mia Cosmedics. They let you look recklessly young. 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