The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 30, 1968 · Page 8
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Coming Monday: Courier News^\//-Sfar Team Gosnell Fete Success Big By Frank Ellis Courier News Sports Editor Excellent food, swift service, pleasant speech-making and fine fellowship all went in to making the first annual All- Sports Banquet at Gosnell High School a great success on Thursday evening. Sponsored by Gosnell Senior High, Gosnell Junior High and by Gosnell Grade School, the affair, held in the school cafe- torium, honored all of the 196768 athletes who represented the three institutions on the field and/or court in the present school year. Supt. of Gosnell Schools, J. W. Rea, served as master of ceremonies for the evening's activities. Rea introduced several members of the school board and their wives before turning the program over to Jim Hill, high school principal. Hill in turn introduced senior basketball coach Quitman Sullins, senior football coach J. A. Smith, junior high coach Joe Bratcher and grade school coach Jack Precythe. Each of the mentors praised the young men who had performed under his supervision and expressed gratitude to the athletes for their spirit of determination and loyalty. During his remarks, Sullins awarded trophies to basketball players Eddie Williams, Cliff Pairott and Mike Myers in reward for their season-long accomplishments. Smith noted that Curt Barnett and Charles Gentry had earned All-Dislrict honors on the gridiron and that trophies would soon be forthcoming for them. Bratcher pointed out that the highlight of the season for his young men was their earning a spot in the junior high state tournament while Precythe praised his men for their regular season and tournament endeavors. * * * Rev. E. H. Hall, pastor of Lake Street Methodist Church and long-time supporter of the Gosnell athletic program, was the featured speaker of the evening. He brought his usual lightheartedness to the podium before with concluding his remarks a brief, serious talk on the 'game of life'. Musical entertainment was provided by the Gosnell Key Notes under the direction of Mrs. C. M. Smart. The senior high high cheerleaders. and junior were also among the honored guests, the junior group also serving as the waitresses for the steak supper. HONORED—Supt. J. W. Rea stands at the podium as honored guests of the Gosnell athletic teams shared (he spotlight in the first annual All-Sports Banquet at the Gosnell Cafetorium on Thursday evening. (Courier News Photo) Line About — HUNTING and FISHING By WOODY ] Wapanocca to Open joe White, Wapanocca Wildlife .Refuge manager, announ- cgl" this weekend that the laKe" would be open to the tisliermen beginning Monday, April 1st. He said the plans are for the lake to be drained lajjr in the summer but as long as there was sufficient wafer, the sportsmen are welcome to fish the lake. •He added the regulations fqr-3he area are the same as bjfljre and asked all users o! life lake to check posted regulations and abide by them. He especially warned fishermen about going behind any of tlte obvious signs in the runs and: posted on the trees. Several area residents last year found it very expensive io"gct caught behind those signs. They were led to believe fishing was legal in the restricted area by some un- offijial information circulated by-the grapevine. .It's not known whether boats will be available, so it would he wise to take a boat, along. This announcement is especially encouraging at this lime as most of the other area lakes are rather high due to the drainage water or the rising river. It lias always been a heavily fished lake and although the Wood Duck project may be a good one, more sportsmen seem to prefer the fishing benefits and would like to see the entire area open to them. * ¥ * Although fishing conditions are not exactly ideal at the present time, there's not a lack of enthuasism. Almost everywhere you see two or more people gathered, fishing will eventually enter the conversation. One man reported Big Lake was practically covered up with cars, boat fishermen and bank fishermen the first warm day this year. There just doesn't seem to be enough good recreation areas to go around. Trait 3-7 Hawks Might Need Miracle By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS I illllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllinillllllllllllllllUlllllllli The St. Louis Hawks, who ran g away with the Western Division j title, suddenly and surprisingly | find themselves being run out of I g the National Basketball Associa- j g lion playoffs. Iff The Hawks stood only onejf game from elimination today ~ after the San Francisco Warriors rebounded from a disastrous third quarter and squirmed to a 108-107 victory Friday night in Oakland. COURIER N6VV5 n PAGE EIGHT g |t Sntwdar, March 30, 1988 jj fiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiininiiiTniiMiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiI in Chicago. The Lakers can wrap up their set Sunday night ZERO HOURS HA9 -n-lSM ALl. BEAT THAT &CCSS. GrOALJB LSO MH.L, /A/ SHUTOUT'S. J.AST YBAR,T60, H/S FIS&T Killy May Be Through ROSSLAND, B.C. (AP) Jean Claude Killy, on top of cm sporting world, is ready to set out in a bid to conquer another, Maybe. The dashing, super skier from France, a triple gold medalist'.» the recent Winter Olympics, clinched his second World Cup title Friday by winning.the-Sla- lom at the Red Mountain International Meet. "It's very sad," commented Killy, who said it was his last, race. However, his coaches said he might compete in the final World Cup races April 5-7 at Heavenly Valley, Calif. The 25-year-old Killy said after the race he was flying to Detroit to negotiate use of a car for the Le Mans 24-hour race.'. He intends to race cars until "it is no fun anymore." Killy had planned to bypass this meet but changed his mind . in deference to Rossland's Nan- . cy Greene, the women's defending champion and current World Co-} leadsr. And Miss Greene was at the finish line after Friday's second. run with a hug and a kiss for Killy. He flashed down the:61-gate course in .51.33. seconds .on his , first run and. then '.. whisked through 57 games in 51.52 on his second for a winning total time of.102.85. . . ,,. '.-'••'• ';••• .,'• Osceola Speedway Opens For Season Pre-season champion-1 he will take home an additional ship races with a 50-Iap feature as the main attraction, return to Mississippi County tomorrow afternoon as the auto racing season once again gets underway. The Southern Racing Sanctioning Association will present a full afternoon of racing at the Osceola Speedway beginning atone o'clock. Time trials will begin at that' hour with the races set to start one hour later. Cash prizes for the day's events total $1,200 with this purse part of an overall $4,000 up for grabs over the weekend. Many of the same drivers are competing in similar clashes at Milan and Lakeland, Tenn., and should the same man capture first place in all three contests 5300 in prize money. All super-modified cars will be in action and drivers from Little Rock, Kansas City, Tampa, Atlanta, Indiana, Illinois, Arkansas, Missouri and Tennessee are expected to be on hand. in Los Angeles. In the American Basketball Third place San Francisco Association| Kentucky kept which finished 13 games behind | mings much closcr with a M . 8S Ihe Hawks in regular season Sj,..,, oyer play, now holds a 3-1 game lead Lollisvill eveni their best . in the best-of-seven division - • semifinal series. The fifth game will be Sunday in St. Louis. Los Angeles, which took second in the West four games behind St. Louis, continued to move along as expected, taking J a 3-1 lead over fourth-place Chicago by beating the Bulls 93-87 Minnesota to of-five series at 2-2. That East- Division semifinal playoff Cage Pros ."" NBA ;•;, SEMIFINALS • •-•Western Division San Francisco 108, St. Louis lOfeSan Francisco leads best •erics 3-1. Los Angeles 93, Chicago 87, Los^Angeles leads best-of-7 se- ri&'.S-l. J*- Today's Game f£ Eastern Division JWladelphia at New York, affepnoon, Philadelphia leads bc$l?pf-7 series 2-1. 3~ Sunday's Game* »,«. Western Division iin Francisco at SI Louis Chicago at Los Angeles Eastern Division New York at Philadelphia; afternoon Detroit at Boston, afternoon, best-of-7 series tied 2-2. ABA SEMIFINALS Kentucky 94, Minnesota 86, best-of-5 series 2-2. Today's Games Western Division New Orleans at Denver, New Orleans leads best-ot-5 series 2-0. Eastern Division Kentucky at Minnesota Sunday's Game Western Division New Orleans at Denver, ii necessary Carty's Case Is Mild TB WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP)—The Atlanta Braves Will fight for this year's National League pennant without the help of slugger Rico Carly. The big man with the big bat will be waging a personal fight with tuberculosis. Doctors at the Southeast Florida Tuberculosis Hospital at Lantana ended extensive tests by confirming Friday that the 27- year-old outfielder has the disease, but in a less serious form than was feared. "They assured us that in their opinion Rico will be 100 per cent healthy in time for the 1969 season," a Braves spokesman said. Carly faces an indefinite stay in the Lantana hospital, the Braves said, but surgery is not indicated at present. The slugger from the Dominican Republic has a' .305 batting average for his four years in the majors and was batting .316 in this year's exhibition season. The TB examinations began after he lost 16 pounds from his j playing weight of 200 and com- j plained oi being tired. , ,__ will be decided at Bloomington, Minn., today. Jeff Mullins who had 35 points sent the Hawks closer to the sidelines when he hit a 15-foot bank shot with six seconds left for San Francisco's victory. St. Louis had spent much of the game huffing and puffing to catch the Warriors, who led 6549 at the half and by 20 early in the third quarter before falling behind 97-95. Don Ohl brought the Hawks ! back a final time with two baskets in the last 30 seconds for a 107-106 lead, but he missed from 30 feet with three seconds remaining after Mullins hit. Los Angeles took a 47-40 lead at halftime and increased it to 70-55 behind Elgin Baylor, but Chicago cut it to five with two minutes left before Baylor hit one basket and Darrell Imhotf two. Baylor finished with 27. Kentucky held a 47-46 intermission lead and quickly increased it at the start of the third quarter. It grew to as much as 12 in the final, session as Minnesota never caught up. Kentucky, which finished fourth, was led by Darel Carrier's 29 points. Second-place Minnesota got 22 each from Mel Daniels and Sam Smith. EXPERT REPAIRS ON LAWN MOWERS SMALL OUTBOARDS GOOSEY'S Tire Shop & Garage Ph. 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