The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 9, 1968 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, March 9, 1968
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F.S. NORTHSIDE-SI JACKSONVILLE-2* MANN-CT FAYETTEVIt,E-6t F.S. NORTHSIDE-M MANN-4* F.8. NORTHSIDE-» JONESBORO-47 HOT SPRINGS-45 BLYTHEVILLE-44 SPRINGDALE—41 JONKSROUO 6t BLYTHEVILLE M JONESBORO-tt F.S. SOUTHSmE F.S. SOUTHSIDE—51 L.R. HALL—41 5ATURDAY-8:30 P.M. NORTH LITLE ROCK-SS TEXARKANA-W F.S. SOUTHSIDE-72 TEXARKANA-S F.S. SOUTHSIDE-K PINE BLUFF-58 Et DORADO-B MCCLELLAN 38 CENTRALS* PINE BLUFF-SI CENTRAL-48 PINE BLUFF—47 F.S. NORTHSIDE FINAL WARMUP—Spacious confines of Barton Coliseum in Little Rock provided this setting for the Blytheviile High basketball squad's final pre-game warmup of a long season as the Cliickasaws prepared to face Jonesboro. Wednesday's defeat to the Hurricane eliminated BHS from further play while the Craighead County Institution advanced to yesterday's semi-final battle against Fort Smith Northside only to be eliminated themselves, 58-48, setting up tonight's title clash bewteen the Grizzlies and FS Soutliside. (Courier News Photo) Leachville Loses One Side Of Town To Be Saddened Slow, Slower, Slowest ii .iiiUiiiiiiiinMiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiii Cage Pros By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Friday's Results Detroit 129, Cincinnati 118 Philadelphia 101, Boston 96 Los Ang. 130, San Diego 122 Baltimore 122, Seattle 116 Today's Games St. Louis at Chicago Seattle at San Diego Los Angeles at San Francisco Sunday's Games Cincinnati at Boston, afternoon . Philadelphia at New York, afternoon Baltimore at Los Angeles Detroit at St. Louis, afternoon San Francisco at Seattle Monday's Games Boston at Seattle Cincinnati at Chicago ABA Friday's Results Minnesota 109, Oakland 101 Dallas 117, Houston 116 By HERSCHEL NISSENSON Associated Press Sports Writer North Carolina State used some "walk, don't run" basketball philosophy Friday night and sent Duke's sixth-ranked Blue Devils heading for the nearest exit from the Atlantic Coast Conference playoffs. The Wolfpack held the ball without taking a shot for almost 14 minutes in the second half, then scored six points in the last 2tt minutes for an incredible 12-10 victory that sent them into Saturday night's title game against North Carolina with a berth to the NCAA tournament at stake. Thai tourney gets under way today with seven first-round games at four scattered sites, play. Ten seconds later Golden had a chance to tie it up but missed his second foul shot. State took only 13 shots, making four, while Duke was two for 11. * * * "We had no specific plan going into the game," said Sloan. "It just developed as it went along. We had quickness going for us and they had size going for them. So we wanted to play all over the court, not just under the basket. Bubas, who ordered his team not to come out 'and press the Wolfpack, took full respnsibili- ty for the defeat. "I chose to play it that way," he said. "I told the boys that during the course of the year I COURIER NEWS PAGE EIGHT Saturday, March 9, IMS iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiininiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiii (BOWLING/ LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The Class AAA state basketball s championship will return to | Fort Smith tonight when North- I side and cross-town rival South! side meet for the championship I at 8:30. Crossett and Marianna play at 7 p.m. in the Class AA final. Northside, winner of 24 straight and the top-ranked team in the state, defeated Southside twice during the regular season. Northside defeated Jonesboro 58^8 and Southside clipped Pine Bluff 58-4" to reach the finals. Crossett, the first team from Region 2AA to make the Class AA finals, defeated Leachville 70-60 Friday and Marianna slipped past Stuttgart 49-44. Jonesboro had upset Hot Springs and Blytheviile but the Grizzlies were not to be denied a spot in the finals. Northside ed 35-21 at the half and Jones- Kentucky 109, New Jersey 100 I College Park, Md. Davidson New Orleans 116, Pitlsb'gh 114 j faces St. John's of New York in the second game. Another doubleheader, this one at Kent, Ohio, sends Florida State against East Tennessee and Marquette against Bowling Green. The seven winners advance to next weekend's regionals at Raleigh, N.C.; Lexington, Ky.; Wichita, Kan., and Albuquerque, N.M. Coaches Norman Sloan of North Carolina State and Vic Bubas of Duke, who were teammates at State 20 years ago, called timeouts galore in the final minute of their slowdown showdown to set up strategy. + •* * Duke held a 4-2 halftime lead including appearances by toH h °P ei1 I had made some g° od ranked Houston and third-rated decisions. This one wasn't so St. Bonaventure, only major unbeaten teams in the country. * * * Houston, led by Elvin Hayes, The Associated Press' player of the year, lakes its 28-0 record against upset-minded Chicago Loyola in a doubleheader at Salt Lake City, Utah. New Mexico State and Weber State both 21-5, meet in the other half of the twin bill. St. Bonaventure, winner of all, 22 regular season games, faces j Boston College in a single game i at Kingston, H.I. Columbia's Ivy League champions kick off the tournament against La Salle in the opener of an afternoon doubleheader at good." In the other semifinal, Dick Grubar and Gerald Tuttle supplied the vital points in overtime as fifth-ranked North Carolina outlasted South Carolina 82-79. All-American Larry Miller scored 24 points and Grubar added 20, 13 more than his sea- ion's average. • Today's Games New Jersey at Indiana Denver at Kentucky Pittsburgh at Dallas Sunday's Games Dallas at Anaheim Oakland at Houston, afternoon Indiana at New Orleans New Jersey at Pittsburgh Monday's Games Dallas at Denver Oakland at Kentucky Steamed Over It All Up "We're really steamed up over the prospects," Jerry Halsell,. YMCA publicity director, smiled this morning. State held the ball for minutes. The biggest after eight __ freeze set in after the Blue"Dev- Haisell was referring to theirs took an &6lead with 16:15re- Y's v projected steam room. imaining. For most of the next "We're just about ready. I» minutes, Bill Kretzer, Slate's Really we need to collect some more of those checks but as soon as we do, we can order It." The Y hopes to install a $2,500 steam facility this spring. It will cost $25 to join the steam club, plus $25 per year. That means $50 for those who already hold a Y membership. "This can be a great tiling for the:lired businessman . . . good workout, sleam bath, shower. Hell feel like a new man," Halsell enthused. Charles Crigger and Mike Ter- 6-foot-7 center, dribbled the ball with only an occasional pass to a teammate. Eddie Bicdenbach's jump shot tied the score with 2',4 minutes left and then it was Duke's turn to hold the ball and try for one last shot. But State chose to foul Dave Golden with 43 seconds left and the best he could do was make one of two free throws for a $-8 lead. Dick Braucher gave State the lead with 40 second* to go when he put in a rebound of KreUer's ry :are heading the to raise the (2,500. campaign missed free more Vann throw and sopho- Williford made a foul thot with IS Mcondi to Wanted: 700 G's TORONTO (AP) — Boston's Bobby Orr would like to become the youngest $100,000 athlete in sports history. The 19-year-old defenseman intends to ask the National Hockey League Bruins for six figures next season. "We'll have to ask for $100,000 on Ihe basis of the club's own evidence on how important Bobby is to the team," said Alan Eagleson, Orr's attorney. Eagleson, who was instrumental in forming the NHL Player's Association, negotiated a two- year $40,000 contract for Orr when the youngster turned pro in 1966. Orr made the NHL's second All Star team and was named Rookie of the Year last season. He has missed 22 games because of shoulder and knee injuries this year but has managed 11 goals and 20 assists in 43 games. SHAMROCK LANES Tues. Twilight STANDINGS Jack's Shoes 65 39 Decker Ins 58H 45 Dreifus 58 46 George Mtr. Co. .... 5TA W6 Plaza Drugs 53 50 Randall 4714 56% Hays Suprmkt 45 59 1st Natl. Bank 31V4 72% HIGH GAMES Joan Miklas 214 Jerry Kitchens 213 Jack's 928 HIGH SERIES Joan Miklas 542 Jerry Kitchens 536 Decker Ins 2,583 SPLITS Frances Hood 2-6-10 Jenny Culp 3-10 Wednesday Early Bird STANDINGS Pin Pals 65V4 GoGo Girls 57 Inconsistents 52% Koffee Klan 46 Blytheviile.; Merman Represents Hendrix Road Runners ., Cotton Bowlers Fire Birds ...... Lucky Strikes . 40 39 30 22% 31 35% 42 48 49 58 66 State Sports By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS State High School Tournaments At Little Rock Class AAA Fort Smith Northside R, Jonesboro 48, semifinal Fort Smith Soulhside M, Pine Bluff 47, semifinal Cl«u AA Crosiett 70, Leachvflfe ID, semifinal Marianna 49, Stuttgart 44, temiiinal * HIGH GAMES Rose Baker 214 Juanice Etcheson 200 HIGH SERIES Rose Baker 562 Jerry Kitchens 525 SPLITS June Stinnett 3-7-10 iinniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiUi Hockey -iiiiiiHiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiniiui National Hockey League By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Friday's Result! No games scheduled Today's Garnet Chicago at Montreal Detroit at Toronto New York at Minnesota Los Angeles at Pittsburgh Oakland at St. Louis Sunday's Games Toronto at Chicago, afternoon Los Angeles at New York Detroit at Boston Minnesota vs. Philadelphia at Quebec St. Louis at Oakland Monday's Games Noa«M**cbeduM CONWAY - The Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference swimming and diving championships will be held today at Hendrix College's Grove Pool. Favored i in the meet is the host team and defending champions, the Hendrix College Water Warriors. Preliminaries got underway at 11 a.m. with the finals set for 7 p.m. State College, on the basis of dual meets this year, should finish in the number'two spot, but will be challenged to the final relay-by Harding, Southern State, and Arkansas A&M. The meet's other two entries, Henderson and Arkansas Tech, lack the depth to finish in the upper half. Larry Skinner of SCA, the AIC record holder in the backstroke, will be back to defend his title, and will be challenged by Hendrix's Ricky Brown, and Louis Sansevero, A&M's fine all-round athlete. Sansevero was the runner-up in the event to Skinner last year. In the distance freestyle events, the Warriors appear to have more depth than the other teams with Bill Rogers, senior captain from Jonesboro, in the 1000-yard freestyle along with Bill Blaekshear, Jamie Carter of Blytheviile, and Gary Villines. In the 500-yard freestyle the Warriors' John Stroup will be challenged by Ron Hutchinson of Southern State, one of last year's finalists. boro never got closer than six points the rest of the way. Steve Hudson had 21 points for Jonesboro and.Aimer Lee scored 19 for Northside. Southside led 28-18 at the.half but the Zebras ripped off six straight points in the third period to close the gap. Robert Bennett had 15 and Charles Watson 13 for Southside. John Searies led Pine Bluff with 18 .points. Crossett jumped off to a 14- point halftime bulge but Leachville began rallying after the Eagles' Terry Hankton fouled out in the fourth period. Leachville dosed to Within five points with three minutes left but Crossett iced it- with free throws. Hankton had 23 points and Larry Crook 18. Preston Tate scored 22 and Ronnie Keith 17 for Leachville. Marianna led Stuttgart by 10 points at the half but the Rice- birds cut it to three when Walt Henderson hit two free throws with slightly more than three minutes remaining. Joe Wood sank a jump shot to put Mari- anna safely ahead by five. Wood scored 18 points and Mike Sawyer had 21 for Marianna. David Filks scored 12 for Stuttgart. ORLANDO, Fla. - .Roscoe Bell, 152, Cocoa, Fla., knocked out Dennis Riggs, 160,. Jacksonville, Fla., 4. ... ANNOUNCING! KAREN JOLLY IS NOW WITH BETTY'S BEAUTY SHOP Ph. P03-3676 — 909 N. 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