The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 25, 1968 · Page 11
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 25, 1968
Page 11
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BlytHevffl*' (Ark.) Courier New« ^ TTiursdayY April «, UN - Pip i i HIGH (AND LOW) STEPPUJ' STRUTTERS-These hurdlers warmed up ! r last week in the Mississippi County Invitational Track Meet at Wilson for this weekend's District meets at seveiaj sites in the county. District 1-A will be hosted at Gosnell tomorrow with J. A. Smith as meet director while District 3-B will be entertained at Wilson under the direction of Coach David McCullar These, and other meets throughout the state, will certify entrants to the state 'meets on May 3 and 4. (Courier News Photo by King) Nelson Classic Offers No Special Favorite MAJOR ,LEAGUE, STAN DING S Gardner Dickinson, Tony Jacklin, Bob Goalby, Steve Reid and January. There also are*-:nlne-*former champions of the_Dallas tournament, these including January and Pott. Others'are Sam Snead, who won it three tunes before he started fading;'Julius Boros, Earl Stewart, Billy" Maxwell, Ten of those fellows are here' Charles Coody, Roberto De Vi- By HAROLD V. RATLIFF DALLAS, Tex. AJ>) - The fact that 13 players have won the 15 tournaments this year on the PGA tour indicates why it is so difficult to establish a favorite in the $100,000 By ton Nelson Golf Classic starting today over the 7,086-yard Preston .Trail course. St. Louis ... San Fran. .'. Pittsburgh . Los Angeles Atlanta .... Phila'phia .. ! Houston ... Cincinnati .. National League W. L. .Pet. G.B. 4 692 — 5 .583 but they are looked upon as are about 20 others. Don January, the Dallas native who won the Tournament of Champions last week and is playing well, is con- fidered little more than in the pack. This despite fact that he has piayeu course quite often. cenzo and defending champion Bert Yancey. „, Arnold Palmer,I||fettraction. as usual but Arrae aoesn't give the impression of one who's go- ;; s The uncertainty of golf at this 'time, plus the fact that the field . for the Nelson Classic is among the best ever gotten together, makes this tournament pretty wide open. T 1 '- j-" Jack Nicklaus, who hasn't won a tournament iu s j -. \ which is quite out of character, champing at the-bit. . • ;.<Nicklaus has the big game ing to take the course in tow. the He showed up with a hip ailment and said he was playing only because of Nelson, 'the great Texas golfer of the forties for whom the tournament was named. necessary for tough .Preston Trail. .' 'Players who have won tourna- rnents on the tour this year and are trying here are Johnny Pott, Kermit Zarley, Billy Casper, Arnold Palmer, Tom ; Weiskopf, Bob Goalby iniiiiiiiiiiiiiiipniiiiniiiiiigiiBiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniHiiiiiiiiu Fights iiiiwniiiiiiiinnnniiiiiiHiNiiiiBiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiii!'. PHILADELPHIA - Israel Laguna,135, Panama.knocked out Bud Anderson,' 138,; Philadelphia; 9, . . ;. ', -;, . . SECAUCUS, N.J.-Tony Mam-' .arelli, -136, Secaucus, stopped Doug Charles, .153%, New. York, 1. TOKYO - Kazuyoshi Kanzawa, : 118,. Japan, .knocked .out Baby Lorona, 117%, Philippines, Judo Meet At YMCA Blytheville's YH1CA will serve as host on Saturday to approximately ISO junior and senior judo contestants from Arkansas and Tennessee. Occasion for the gathering is the first annual Northeast Arkansas Judo Shiai. There will be no admission charge for the. all day affair and the public is cordially invited to attend/Events begin at 9 A.M.: :"•'... •' .545 .538 .500 .455 .417 3% New York ..5 7 .417 . 3% Chicago 4 7 .364 4 Wednesday's Results St. Louis 7, Cincinnati 0 Pittsburgh 4, Los Angeles 3 San' Fran, at Philadelphia, rain Houston at New York, rain Atlanta at Chicago, cold Today's Games Atlanta at Chicago Only 'game scheduled Friday's Games Houston at Chicago Philadelphia at"AUarita,' N New York, at Cincinnati, N Los Angeles at San Fran, N Pittsburgh at St. LouiS, N American League . W. L. Pet. G.B. Detroit . Minnesota Baltimore : Boston .. Wash'n. New York, Cleveland: California . 18 .636 .636 .600 .538 .500 .455 .385 .385 .000 Oakland . 5 8 Chicago- 0 9 Wednesday's Results Baltimore 1, Minnesota -3- Cleveland 2, Detroit 0 California 6, Washington 1 Oakland 4, New York 3,11 innings Only games scheduled Today's Games Chicago at Minnesota Only game scheduled Friday's Games Chicago at Minnesota "Detroit"at "New York, N .'. Boston at Baltimore, N Oakland at California, N Cleveland at Washington, ,-N SHORTS LOS ANGELES AP).- John Arndt resigned Wednesday as basketball, coach and,:athletic director at Los Angeles,Loyola. MADISON, Wis. AP).— Bob Knight,, coach of Army, was appointed head coach at Wisconsin Wednesday to succeed'John Erickspn, who. will, be general manager of Milwaukee's new team in the pro NBA. PHILADELPHIA AP) Promoter Herman Taylor has canceled -Thursday's bout between 'Gypsy Joe Harris and Manny Gonzalez when Harris developed an ear infection. PINEHURST, N.C. AP)-Bill Hyndrhan, former 1 champion from Huntingdon Valley, -Pa., reached- the quarterfinals of ; the North and/South Amateur tourney • Wednesday by defeating Bob'Ludwig, North Miami, Fla., 4 and 2.. . , Highway 61 South v Blyth«vill«, Ark. „•«•••••••••••«••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• THURSDAY AND FRIDAY DOUBLE FEATURE •*«••••••••••••••••••**•••••••••*'•••••••••••• Held Over Second Week! 5 Academy : Awards Nominations Won Nomination For Best Directed'Picture . "ONE OF THE YEAR'S 10 BEST!" -new YOS* DUES JOSSPHELEWE MIKE'NICHOLS-LAWRENCE TURMAN 'DON'T MISS IT!' -NftC-7^ WOWSMOW. This is Benjamin. He's a little worried about his future. THE GRADUATE • •••i ^••••••^Wni •• (A)— Suggested For Mature Audiences Shows at 2, 4, 6, 8 P.M. (Box Office Closes 9:30 PM-) ADMISSION: ADULTS 1.50 CHILDREN 75c ' Enjoy This Wonderful Picture In Our New Rocking Seattl COMING SOON TO THE RITZ TO «R WITH LOVE - With Sidney Poltler JUNOU BOOK — W»H Diner Otftooa Feature DID YOU HEAR ABOJJT TBAVEUNQ iAMSLADT — II* DIHer ROW TO SAVE A MARRIAGE - De.n Martin * SUtlk 8t«T*ni GOOD, BAD * THE UCLV — Clint Eutwood WHERE ANGELS GO - Rosalind RuueU * Stell* 'Steven* ' Osceola Squad Will Practice Coach Joe Bratcher of the Osceola Indians has announced that all of the players who have been previously contacted are expected, to be at the ball field in Osceola for a practice session on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. * * * Bratcher explained that his club is still in the process of organizing and hopes to begin play on the last Saturday and Sunday of next month, May 25 and 26. The players are asked to wear their practice uniforms if they have such, Bratcher said, and to bring along their own shoes I and gloves. • I Series. Even Red Shirts Romp By LARRY ELDRIDGE BOSTON (AP) - Jerry -West and Elgin Baylor led the; Los Angeles Lakers to their equaliz-* ing victory over the Boston Celtics, but both coaches agree the key to the game came when these two Old pros were on the bench. , 'Those 'red shirts' did a hell of a job," Laker'Coach Bill van Breda Kolff' said of the makeshift quintet which kept Boston at bay late in the third period and early in the fourth. Los Angeles led 80-69 when Baylor went to the bench after drawing his,fifth.personal foui' with 4:02 remaining in the third period. A few minutes later West als"o sat down for a needed rest, but the Lakers held on for a 123-113 victory .to square' their best-of-7 National Basketball IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIDIIIilllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll MINORS— mini niiiiiiiiiiinaniiiiilllinilllllllllinnilllli Texas League Standings By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. Eastern Division W. L. Pet. G.B. Memphis -'7 3 .700 — hreveport 7 4 .636 % Arkansas •.. .55 .500 2 i Counts and Fred Crawford. The scene now shifts to LoJ Angeles for the third game Friday night and the fourth Sunday night. ' • . .Ip. the American Basketball Association, New Orleans, the Western Division winner, took a 2-1 lead over'Eastern Division champion Pittsburgh with a 109-101 victory ;at home. .. ,, • Red Bobbins sparked New Orleans with 30 points while.Chico Vaughn topped Pittsburgh with 27 points. .....'' ... ..1 New Orleans will try, to take its third .straight tonight, oh home-grounds before going to Pittsburgh-Saturday night for the fifth game. i Mel Counts Dal-FW 2 9 .181 Western Division W. L. Pet. G.B, Amarillo Albuquerque San Antonio El Paso .556 .556 .500 % .400 IVa Wednesday's Results Albuquerque 7, Amarillo 3 Arkansas 3, Dallas-Fort Worth Memphis 6-0, Shreveport 2-3 San Antonio 12, El Paso 0 Thursday's Games Albuquerque at Amarillo Arkansas. : at Dallas-Fort Worth Memphis at Shreveport El Paso at San Antonio Association championship series at one win apiece. "It was a calculated ;risk, keeping them both, on the bench," Van Breda Kolff said, "but Elgin was in foul trouble and Jerry was dragging." Tom Hawkins and Archie Clark were ;the only starters in the, five-jnan group which did the.jpb..Joining.them were reserves 'Efwiri. Mueller, Me} PROFESSIONAL RUG CLEANERS CALL PO 2-2433 PEERLESS -• -Free-Pickup" : •' tad '.Delivery D'Allen Beauty Care Especially For Yau Ustnj Mary France! 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