The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 1, 1968 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 1, 1968
Page 11
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Blythevffle (Ark.) Courier News — Monday, April I, IBOS — Page Eleven Area Ail-Star Team Announced Ronnie Keith Leachvilta Ricky Wilson Reiser Sport Joy Hayti North Cedell Virgies Rosenwald John Benson Manila Eddie Williams Gosnell Stan Brown Osceola Leon Lewis Armorel By Frank Ellis Courier News Sports Editor Ask any high school basketball coach in the country if he would like to have a player who averages 18.8 points per game and it is a fairly safe assumption that he would jump at the chance to see such a young .man suited out in .the colors of his favorite team. Just such a-young man has emerged from.a composite look at the members of the First Annual COUKIEK NEWS'- COACHES All-Star basketball team announced today. . . .'. Fifteen scholastic standouts have been chosen by the coaches of institutions in Mississippi and Pemiscot Counties as the top cage players of the two-county area for their year-long efforts as the key members of the teams they represent. . . . . The 15 electees range in..size from 5'8" to a tall 6'6" and in weight from a light 130 pounds to a strong 230. Overall, the young men reach an average height of five feet, ten Inches and tip the scales at a 163.8 pound average. The overall point output of the'15 Honorees varies from the 11.0 of •the mythical squad's smallest man to. the'29.0 of one of the group's two members scaling 6'3". Vv? ;-" . : Age-wise,'the 'super-team' includes one. 15-year-old member, three 16-year-olds, seven T7'ers, two 18-yeaivolds and two who have reached 19- Teams represented on the 15-man group are: Blytheville, Harrison, Keiser, Hayti North, Rosenwald, Manila, Gosnell, Osceola, Leachville, "Armorel, Dell, Luxora, Wilson, South'Pemiscot and Caruthersville. John Davis Harrison ft ft' ft ft ft ft OPPONENT CHOICES NAME and Roger Farrell James Profiler John Davis Eddie Williams John Benson Bill Chism . . . Leon Lewis . . Ronnie Keith Ronnie Keith . Ronnie Keith Jerry Carter Jerry Carter Jerry Carter Joe Allbritton Joe Allbritton SCHOOL Missco . Caruthersville Harrison Gosnell Manila Clarkton Armorel Leachville Leachville Leachville . . . Dyess Dyess Dyess . . . .So. Pem. . . .So. Pem. SELECTED BY: Danny Crow Norman Nelson, Sylvester Ford . . George French John Widner . . . Jerry Sinko .... William Wyatt Gaylon Ward Ira Young .... Dwight Williams John Bass Ray Patterson . . Ralph Thompson Quit man Sullins Keiser Hayti North . Rosenwald Osceola . Leachville So. Pemiscot Dell Manila . . Harrison , Blytheville . . .. Armorel . . . . Luxora ... Wilson . . . . Gosnell Joe Parkinson, Caruthersville THE ALL-STARS NAME — SCHOOL AGE RICKY WILSON— Keiser 16 SPORT JOY— Hayti North 18 CEDELL VI RGIES— Rosenwald 17 JOHN BENSON— Manila 17 JOHN DAVIS— Harrison 19 EDDIE WILLIAMS— Gosnell 16 STAN BROWN— Osceola 18 RONNIE KEITH— Leachville 17 LEON LEWIS— Armorel 17 LANNY TYLER— S. Pemiscot 17 MIKE JACKSON— Dell 16 THOMAS GATHEN— Luxora 15 CLEO FAULKNER— Wilson 17 JAMES PRATHER-^C'viHe 19 / BEN ROBINSON— Blytheville 17 Ht.-Wt. 5'8"-130 5'11"-170 6'-0'-140 6'6"-230 6'3^'-165 6'1"-160 5'10"-160 . 5'1 11/2"-l 50 6'4"-175 5'11"-150 5'9"-150 6'3"-175 6'1"-183 5'H"-170 5'10"-150 Pt. Av. 11.0 18.6 25.0 24.0 29.0 17.0 13.5 20.0 18.6 15.0 23.0 16.2 15.0 20.3 15.8 Laiiny Tyler So. Pemiscot Mike Jackson Dell Thomas Gathen Luxora Cleo Faulkner Wilson James Prather C'ville 'Angels' May Need Help From Above 1 By JIM CHURCH Associated Press Sports Writer PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) -i The California Angels, an American League novelty when they challenged for the pennant only one year after being created by expansion, have settled down: to being just a good team trying to improve. The Angels, now eight years old, were fifth last year, "Pk games back, and helped knock Minnesota and Detroit out of the •race. 'The Angels are looking for regulars at four positions and had not hit a home run in 18 exhibition games. ;In addition, pitcher Sammy Ellis, obtained from Cincinnati, was unpredictable. . Ellis, • 22-game winner in 1965, was hit hard is the exhibition season progressed. .While Ellis was having his troubles, the Angels were en•dunged fer «»• improvement of Fred Newman, whose arm ailments limited him to only five wins over the last two seasons. Newman was a mainstay of the pitching staff in 1964-65, with 13-10 and 14-16 records. .. The Angels are hoping that one of them can join the starting rotation of George Brunet, 11-19 last year, Ricky Clark, 1211 and Jim McGlothlin, 12-8. Best of .the young pitching candidates are Ken Tatum, 12-6 at San Jose,- Calif., and Marty Pattin, 12-11 at Seattle. Jack Hamilton, 2-0 for the New York Mets and 9-6 for the Angels, and Minnie Rojas, 12-9, head the bullpen corps. The Angels began the spring with only four certain regulars —Don Minc'her, .273 with 25 homers, at'; Bobby Knoop .245, at second; Jim Fregosi, .290, at short; and'Rick Rei- ?!iardt, .265 with 17 homers, in left. Catchers Bob Rodgeri, ,S1», and Tom Satriano, .224, were challenged by Bob Taylor, Tom Egan and Orlando McFarlane. Aurelia Rodriguez, .308 at Seattle, could beat out slick fielding Paul Schaal at third. Chuck Hinton,. obtained from Cleveland, was in the centerfield race with Jay Johnstone, .209, and Roger Repoz, .250. Jimmie Hall, .249, may be platooned in right with Bubba Morton, .313. in 63 games last year. .,Veteran Woodie Held, also having a fine spring, lends p i n e h -h i 11 i n g and infield strength. : .iioifliiiniiiniiiniimiiiiiHiiiiiuiiiih Fights JAUREZ, Mexico—Jesus 'Castillio, 118, Mexico City, ont- | pointed Fujio Hakant, 118, Ja J*a, 12. Olympians Are Not Rough Enough Yet By PAUL PETROTTA Associated Press Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (AP) - Iba, who is supervising the Olympic workouts, said fouling for profit meant that if a guard Adapting to international rules | saw a player ready to shoot, he remains the biggest hurdle U.S. should.foul him before the shot. Olympic basketball candidates Under international rules, must overcome, according, to | when a 'player is fouled before Coach Henry Iba. "They have to be more aggressive on that board play," Iba said, "and they don't know how to foul for profit yet," .Iba made his remarks Saturday after the West beat .the East 95-88 in the annual college.. all- star game held this year in conjunction with the Olympic pre' trials.- Both 'teams, along with .the Central and College Division teams of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, which also worked out here last week, Went to Albuquerque, N.M., Sunday. The four squads, plus teams from the Amateur Athletic Union, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, the National Junior College Athletic Association and the Armed Forces, will practice today through Wednesday. They will play three games each in a roun^-robiri competition in the Olympic selection tournament Thursday through Saturday. The Olympic team of 12 and six alternates is expected la ,be , JHIULU, announced Sunday. | weights, the shot, the ball is taken out of bounds. When the foul occurs in the. act of shooting, two shots are awarded. In the all : star encounter, Purdue's Rick Mount teamed with Jo Jo White of Kansas late in the second : half to lead the West to • victory.. Mount topped all scorers with 24 points. Pete Maravich of Louisiana State had 16'points and played an alert floor game for the East. He was named the game's top player! • ' liHllililiiillliilliiliiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiliiiillililiiillliiiiiiiilliin Fights iiiiiiiiiiinosniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiniiiiiHiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Weekend Fights ' . By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TOKYO - Hiroshi Kobayashi, 129, Japan, drew with Rene Barrientos, 130, Philippines, 15 and retained world junior lightweight title. : MEXICO CITY - Jose Jiminez, Mexico, stopped Johnny, i Janito, Philippines, feather- 1 Cage Pros By THK ASSOCIATED PflESS NBA SEMIFINALS Saturday's Result New York 107, Philadelphia I, best-of-7 series tied 2-2 Sunday's Result Eastern Division Philadelphia 123, New York 105, Philadelphia leads best-of- 7 series 3-2 Boston 110, .Detroit 96, Boston leads best-of-7 series 3-2 Western Division St. Louis 129, San Francisco 103, San .Francisco leads best- of-7 series 3-2 Los Angeles 122, Chicago 99, Los Angeles wins best-of-7 series 4-1 Monday's Games Eastern Division Boston at Detroit Philadelphia at New York Tuesday's Game Western Division St. Louis at San Francisco . Denver 105, New Orleans 98, New Orleans leads best-of-5 se- 'ries 2-1 Sunday's Result Western Division .Denver 108, New Orleans 100, best-of-5 series lied 2-2 Monday's Games No games scheduled ABA Saturday's Results Eastern Division Minnesota 114, Kentucky 108, Minnesota wins best-of-5 series, 3-2 Western Division SOCCER Pro Soccer By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS" Saturday's Results Atlanta 2, Detroit 1 Houston 6, Dallas 0 ''' Sunday's Results Oakland 2, Boston 1 San Diego 3, Kansas City 0 ' BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING Tuesday, April 2 ADULTS $1 — CHILDREN 50c NEW STARTING TIME — 8:15 MAIN EVENT 6-Man Mixed. Tag & Team Match Best 2 Out of 3 Falls — 90 Min. Time Limit Jackie Fargo, Herb Welch and Corsica Joe . : .:••. -.Vs.-: - •• Don Carson, Red Shadow and Tim Tyler First Match 3 1-Piill Ip-Min. Matches On As Openers Herb Welch vs. Tim Tyler Jackie Fargo vs. Don Carson Corsica Joe vs. The Red Shadow

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