The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 19, 1968 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 19, 1968
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?M,7 fturf* ITnra - frldsr, 'April 1», KM - Pip Indians Nine Sti On Winning Warpa STAY UP—Stan Williams, Arkansas State University third baseman, gets the 'Don't slide' signal from Indian coach Jim Burk as the hot-corner man advanced to third on a tag-up play following a long drive to right field in yester- day's opening game of a three game series between ASU and the Badgers from the University of Wisconsin. Weather permitting, the Indians are to meet the Badgers again today and tomorrow at Kell Field. (Courier News Photo) By Frank Ellis Courier News Sports Editor Fifty miles to, and 50 miles home from Jonesboro was well worth the trip yesterday for anyone who likes to see a fairly well-played baseball game. And the home team won, too. Arkansas State's Indians captured their tenth straight win as they toppled the University of Wisconsin Badgers, 5-1, behind the eight hit pitching of freshman John Ferriell. Ferriell, now 3-0 on the season, walked only one and struck out four as he - lowered his earned-run-average to an impressive 0.69, and ASU raised its record to 13-4-1. Continuing strong defensive efforts marked the play of Coach Ike Tomlinson's defending Southland Conference champions as they executed one key double- play (their 21st in 18 games) By GEOFFREY ATKINS LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Nine powerful men assemble this weekend to decide the fate of the Mexico City Olympic Games. But the rug could be pulled from under their feet by; the most powerful of them all—Av* ery Brundage, the 80-year-old Chicago millionaire who for 16 years has ruled the International Olympic Committee ;(IOC) with an iron hand. The Executive Board of the IOC has to decide whether or not to accept the postal vote which admitted South Africa to the Mexico Olympics. Over 40 nations have threatened to boycott the games if South Africa takes part. There is a strong possibility that they will be joined by the Soviet Union and the rest of the East European bloc, thus making the Olympics a farce. A sudden decision by IOC President Brundage to fly to South Africa this week touched off speculation that he may be trying to settle the issue.alone. : 'Rule 15 of the IOC says: : "The president alone may Nine May Decide Fate Of Thousands take action or make a decision" where circumstances do .not permit it to be taken by the International Olympic Committee or its Executive Board. Such action or decision is subject to rat- ifictibn by the-committee at its next •meeting." In: other words, Brundage could simply announce in Johannesburg at his scheduled •press conference today: "South Africa is in" or "South Africa is out.' ' : The next meeting of the IOC committee is scheduled to coincide with the games in Mexico City and would be much too late to change his decision. For an emergency meeting to be called, at least 25 of the IOC's 71 members must make a written application.* * * . LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The president of the organizing committee for the Mexico Olympic Games made it clear today that no invitation had been sent to South Africa— And Young Both Want Cash By BOB MYERS Associated/Press Sports Writer LAS VEGAS, Nev, (AP) — Paced by two old pros and a member of the younger set in golf, no fewer than 10 players were within three strokes of each other today as play went into the second round of : the $150,000 Tournament of Champions. - . •• •The veterans were Gardner Dickinson, 40, and Dan Sikes, 37, and the friendly upstart was Boros Kermit Zarley, 26, each of, whom shqt three-under-par 68s in the first round of action Thursday. The weatherman promised warmer skies and abated winds following the first round chill which prevailed over, the 6,708-; yard ' par 36-35—71 Stardust County Club layout. ' ; "/ Behind the leaders, were five challengers, including Billy Casper and newiy crowned Masters chtmpion BobiGoalby'. Bracket*) with them in quest *>'-.••• of the $30,000 top money in this 16th annual spring event were 48-year-old- Julius Bbros, Don January.and another 26-year-old contestant, Randy Glover. Even with par 71 were Qeorge Archer and Dudley Yysong. Well back at 76 was Frank Beard, who won the T of C a year ago. ; The personable pro from Louisville, Ky., hit into the water.hazard for a bogey 6 on thelirsthole. "..'."'..' ' Beard wound up with three double'-bogeys. The last one came on the final hole when his' tee .shot literally disappeared from'sight. ' ' > • -. NO: -one {has yet determined where it went, but it cost Frank : two penalty strokes to bring his total for the round to six. ; Tom'Weiskopf was one over par going into No. 15. He then took a four-over-par nine when iie hit into the water, half rOpped the ball into a hole in the rough, then more rough. He flubbed two shots in succession, finally reached the green and two-putted. "iLet's see—yep. that's nine;" Tom concluded as he related the scent. , John Widner On East Staff LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Roland Wells, who gitided Turrell to within one game of a perfect season and the Class B state cham^ionshipj has been selected as head coach for the East in the annual Arkansas High School All-Star basketball garnet Weils' selection was announced" Thursday. It was announced earlier that Sidney Ragland of Pyatt had been selected to coach .the West team.; ' .',,'. • '-';•/ ": The game will be played Aug. 10 in Barton Coliseum at Little Rock. , John Widner of Leachville, C. D.' Taylor of Conway and Sammy Gill of McGehee will be Wells' assistant coaches. Rag- UAd will be assisted by Ted Lyons of Crossett, Gene Hook of Green Forest and Larry Burleson »f Valley Springs. • "becaues we have no official information that the South Africans have been re-admitted to the games." . Pedro Ramirez Vasquez said, "We have not received any official word from the International Olympic Committee asking us to invite South Africa. We cannot act solely on press information. "The IOC. will request us to. invite South, Africa depending on decisions taken here by the executive board or by a later plenary session of the full IOC." The Mexican Olympic chief, said, however > that a resolution will be put to the executive board of the IOC, meeting here in emergency session,Saturday and Sunday to discuss the South African question. The executive board, under the presidency of 80-year-old American iAyery Brundage of Chicago, was called into session after more than 40 countries threatened to boycott the Mexico Games if apartheid South Africa were allowed to compete. South' Africa' was re-admitted to the Games on a postal vote of the 71 members of the IOC Congress during the Winter Games in Grenoble in February. No official voting figures were given but unofficially it was reported that South Africa squeezed in by a majority of between three and five. WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) Bob Lunn took a two-stroke lead in the first round of. the Azalea Open Golf Tournament with an eight-under-par 63 Thursday. PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) Alice Dye of Indianapolis, Ind., and Connie Day of Cleveland, Tenn., won their semifinals matches Thursday at the Women's North and South Amateur Golf Championship. -MOSCOW (AP) - Nikolai Pankih of the Soviet Union bettered the world record Thurs- dy and a pending record for the 100-meter backstroke with a time of 1.minute, 6.2 seconds. T(te mi! —4Y Harktr China Company, Amniea'1 QUut QUAKE* MAID MONSIONE M Miitlm*. 0»rf iAVlUr-TO 90%! SAVINGS OF MOM THAN 50% ON OPEN STOCK COMMIT!* ITIM1! YES, you can own thii btoutifiil Satin Iron- ilona Dinntrwara for only 9c ptr pfcci jyit by trading within. 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Houston , St. Louis Pittsburgh Cincinnati San Fran. Atlanta ';. Los Angele . New York Chicago .. Phila .714 .625 .667 .571. .571 .500 .429 ;429 .286 .250 1 1 : .i% ,.2 , •23 3% Thursday's Results .. San Francisco 5, New York 3 Cincinnati 4, St. Louis 3, 12 innings Atlanta 5, Chicago 3 Only games scheduled Today's Games Los Angeles at New York Houston at Philadelphia, N Atlanta at Cincinnati, N San Francisco at Pittsburgh, N , Chicago at St. Louis, N Saturday's Games Los New York Houston at' Philadelphia San Francisco at Pittsburgh Atlanta at Cincinnati, N Chicag at St. Louis, N Sunday's Games Los Angeles at-New York, 2 Houston at Philadelphia Atlanta at Cincinnati San Francisco at Pittsburgh Chicago at St. Louis American League W.L. Pct.G.B. Minnesota ..61 .857 — Detroit .6,1 .857 — Boston ...: . 4" 3 .571 2 Oakland:..- . 4,- 3 .571, 2 Baltimore . 33 .500 2V4 Cleveland . .34 .429; 3 New,York,. . 3'. 4 .429 3 . Washington . 3 4 .429 3 California .;••-« 5 .286 4 Chicago" 0 6 .000 5V4 Thursday's Results Detroit 5, Cleveland 0 Boston 3, Chicago 0 Washington 7, Minnesota 0 New York 6, California 1 Oakland 4, Baltimore 3, 13 innings ! Today's Games Cleveland at Boston, morning Washington at Oakland, N Baltimore at Califrnia, N Detroit at Chicago, N Only games scheduled Saturday's Games New York at Minnesota Detroit at Chicago Cleveland at Boston Washington at Oakland, N Baltimore at California, N Sunday's Games Washington at Oakland Baltimore at California •New York at Minnesota Detroit at Chicago Cleveland at Boston make yourself a swinger Something happens when you mix a jigger of Early Times, a couple of rocks, a little sparkling water and Bar-Tender's Instant Whisky Sour Mix in a glass. What happens? "The Swinger" happens. Instantly. 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