The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 26, 1968 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 26, 1968
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EARLY START—Looking as wide awake as anyone can at 6:30 in the morning* : this contingent of BIytheville High tracksters left for Pine Bluff earlier today for the Eastern AAA regional championships. Those rolling out bright and early .included Coach Elbert Southall, Tommy and Chris Tompklns, Richard Brewer, Larry Newman, James Boren and manager Terry Hyde. First events for the Chickasaw representatives were scheduled to begin at two o'clock. (Courier News Photo) Will Try By Frank Ellis Courier News Sports Editor Five young men.frpm.Blythe- ville High School are in .Pine Bluff today carrying the fortunes of the Chickasaw track squad on their shoulders,'and their swift legs. ,, Coach Elbert Southall accpnr panied the quintet to take par! in the AAA Eastern senior re gional meet at Pine; Bluff High School. . The meet, under the directior of host coach Jack Robey, wil certify entrants to the state meets set for Little Rock on May 3. Southall explained that he wa taking the five hopefuls baset on what other, runners in the eastern conference have done thus far this spring. * * *"We feel these five young men Williams Leading Batsman ^Latest figures released by thi Arkansas State University sports 1 information bureau re Veal that Blytheville's Stan Wil liarns leads the baseball Indian ijj the all important hitting de- I&rtment. ^Through games of last Thurs d>y, the son of Chickasaws basketball coach Dwight Wil liams has amassed an average of .367, 15 points higher than the nearest Indian. ?In 30 times at bat, Stan has connected for 11 safeties: In eluded among his hits are three djnibles and one triple along \fcth eight runs-batted-in. § Left fielder Wayne Pitcock r|nks beind Williams at .352 and leads Coach Ike Tomlinson's defending Southland Conference champions in run production v|ith 15. "After upcoming dates at Del ta State and Southeast Missouri Sate, the Jonesboro-based nine will travel to San Antonio on May 9,10 and 11 to defend their §LC crown. BOWLING/ SHAMROCK LANES Tuesday Twilight STANDINGS Qreifus Jewelers .... 80 52 Jack's Shoes 78 54 (fcorge Motor Co. .. 7414 57'A Decker Insur 7214 61% Blaza Drugs ,.. 66 65 'andall Co 58'A 73'/4 ays Supmkt 58 74 Srst Natl. Bank ... 4114 9014 UGH GAMES AND SERIES aiy Haynes 214-556 ! Lowe 207-540 8aza Drugs ......... 951-2,628 HITS iartha Wagner 3-6-7, 3-7 "" Culp .....WO COURIER NEWS PAGE TEN I Friday; April 28, 1868 jj liiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiMmiMiiiiBnniiiBiiBiiml represent our best hopes in the regional and we're going with an optimistic outlook," he said. Tommy Tompkins, sophomore footballer and iasketeer, will be entered in the 100-yard dash and the 220-yard dash while his brother, Chris, will run in the 440. James Boren will carry Chickasaw hopes in the 880 as Larry Newman attempts a win in the mile run. Richard Brewer, another grid MAJOR LEAGUE STANDINGS National League W. L. Pet. G.B. St. Louis ... 9 4 .692 San Fran. .'. 75 .583 H4 Pittsburgh . 6 5 .645 2 Los Angeles 7 6 ^.538 2 Atlanta ..... 6 7 .462 3 Phila'phia . 6 7 .462 3 Houston .... 5 6 .455 3 Cincinnati ..5 7 .417 ZVz New York ..5 7 ' .417 3}4 Chicago .... 5 7 \417 3^4 Thursday's Results Chicago 5, Atlanta 2 Only game scheduled Today's Games Philadelphia at Atlanta, N Houston at Chicago New York at Cincinnati, N Los Angeles at San Francisco, N ' • Pittsburgh at St. Louis, N Saturday's Games Houston at Chicago Los Angeles at San Francisco Pittsburgh'at St. Louis, N . New York at Cincinnati, N Philadelphia at Atlanta; N Sunday's Games New York at Cincinnati Philadelphia at Atlanta Los Angeles at San Francisco Pittsburgh at St. Louis Houston at Chicago, 2 Quarter Horse Racing Set Maiden Saddle Club Arena in Maiden, Mo., will be the scene of quarter horse racing each Sunday afternoon, according to nn announcement by M. Si John, club sports reporter. Starting time for the weekly event will be two o'clock with entries taken from 11:30 a.m. till one half hour before race time. Thurs. ir's BiniiiniiiiiiiininiiiniiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiNiniiiiiiiiiin'' By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BATTING—Ron Santo, Cubs, slammed two home runs driving in three runs as Chicago defeated Atlanta 5-2. PITCHING-A1 Worthington, Twins, struck out the side to escape a bases-loaded jam in the seventh inning and saved Minnesota's 3-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox. American League W. L. Pet. G.B. Detroit 9 2 .818 Minnesota ..8 4 .667 VA Baltimore ..7 4 .636 2 Boston 6 4 .600 Wi Wash'n 7 6 .538 3 New York ..6 6 .500 3% Cleveland „ 6 6 .455 4 California „ 58 .385 5 Oakland .... 5 8 .385 5 Chicago .... 0 10 .000 8% Thursday's Results Minnesota 3, Chicago 2 Only game scheduled Today's Games Chicago at Minnesota Oakland at California, N Cleveland at Washington, N Boston at Baltimore, N Detroit at New York, N Saturday's Games Detroit at New York Boston at Baltimore Cleveland at Washington Chicago at Minnesota Oakland at California, N Sunday's Games Oakland at California Chicago at Minnesota Detroit at New York, 2 Cleveland at Washington, 2 Boston at Baltimore, 2 and court performer, .will accompany Tompklns in' the 100 and 220. . * * * AAA East Junior regional competition is also, slated for the weekend with Scott Field in Little Rock being the site .of the running and field events on Saturday. Five Hits Spur Spurs ARLINGTON, Tex. AP) — Five singles and a walk in .the bottom of the eighth inning added up to four Dallas-Fort Worth ,runs and a 4-2 victory for the Spurs over the Arkansas Travelers. Relief pitchers Andy Martin and Tom Hilgendorf yielded the four runs. ' A walk to Jim Monin was followed by smgles by Ron Henry, Glen Clark, Duke Sims, Roy Bethell and .Fred Stanley. George Gerberman retired the Travs in the ninth. ¥ ¥ * Arkansas scored in the fourth on a single by Quique Rivera, an error and Billy Wolff's sin. gle. The Travs scored again in the sixth on a single by Boots Day, who stole second, and a single by Leron. Lee. Shreveport scored two runs in the first inning and went on to a 4-2 victory over Memphis that pushed the Braves one- half game ahead of the Blues in the Texas League's Eastern Division. PINEHURST, N.C. AP) - iValker Cup player Jack Lewis seat former champion Dale Mo- •ey, 8 and 6, Thursday and took he lead going into the semi- inal of the North and South Amateur Golf Tournament. 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Now the streak is up to 10 for. winless Chicago, and Stanky is still walking. \ In Thursday's only other game, the' Chicago Cub whipped Atlanta £2 as'Ron:San« to poked a pair of home runs. All/other major league teams had the day: .off. ' "How am I holding up?" Stanky said, repeating a newsman's question. "Great." Then he strolled off to the trainer's room to lie down for several more minutes. It was the kind of loss that required long meditation. Chicago ace Gary Peters allowed just three hits—but all-of them in a r6w in the third inning when the Twins got all their -.runs. .".The way we're going," Peters said, "you make :one bad-pitch, and it costs you." .And what made ; it-even tougher for Stanky to swallow was' that an old teammate from his New York Giant days was the hero for the Twins., •. Rubber-armed Al Worthington came out of. the bullpen and saved Jim Perry's victory. Worthington ;lpaded-.the•.• bases 1 with none out in the seventh,on two. singles and a walk, then struck out Pete Ward; Tommy Davis and Russ Snyder, retiring • the side. - Stanky's W/ufe Sox Are Still Very Much I PCC \*sj*j Gary Peters "The Twins' three-run rally started with '>'o out when Perry walked on a 3-2 pitch. Cesar Tovar and Tony Oliva followed with doubles and Harmon Killebrew singled. The White,Sox scored twice in the fifth-'.when,Peters,.Ken Berry and Ward singled and Davis delivered a sacrifice fly. Chicago left 11 runners on base and one manager in the outfield.. Santo's two homers drove in three runs and supported Ferguson Jenkins' seven-hitter .as the Cubs trimmed the Braves. Atlanta's'only runs came on homers by Bob Tillman and Felipe- Alou. Santo connected with the bases empty in the fourth against Ken Johnson and the sparked a three-run rally with his second shot in the eighth. Harmon Kiltebrew , REMODELING EAST MAIN STREET SATURDAY, APRIL 27th CD EC I 22-lb. 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