The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 21, 1968 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 21, 1968
Page 8
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SMILING FACES all showed how happy these Blytheville High physical education students were at having earned first place in each ot seven fitness tests as part of their school work. The seven took part in the PE revue held recently at theBHS gym. The top finishers and their specialties are, left to right, Pamela West, 50-yard dash; Terry Henson, shuttle run; Melissa Dillahunty, flexed~arm hang; Gin "->/nes, sit-ups; Eloise Mann, standing i, jump; Lucy Taylor, softball throw; Caro, Daniels, 600- yard run. (Courier News Photo) > < £-fj, v *M viil All Alex N Winfl/A Larry Jaster Champion Arkansas State, which lost its first tournament game in two years but still won the Southland Conference title, claimed five all-conference '.baseball positions today. Two players were unanimous choices — first baseman Pat Cluney of Trinity and pitcher William (Rusty) Bourg of the champion Indians. Cluney was making the team for-the third 8traighl year and Bourg, a soph, repeated from his freshman campaign. There were two other repeaters, both from Arkansas State. They were outfielder Jim Mueller, who led tournament hitters in the meet at University of Texas at Arlington with a .411 average, and second baseman Dana Ryan, who clouted at a .368 clip. Lamar Tech, in its second year of baseball, finished behind ASU and placed three players on the all-conference lineup. They were shortstop Jack Mercer, third baseman Benny Harper, and outfie.lder Ike Wynn. Wynn had a .333 batting average for the five games with six runs batted in. Moving up from the second team of a year ago were outfielder Wayne Pitcock of ASU and pitcher Bill Gilbreth of Abilene Christian, rounding out the team. Pitcock hit at a .388 level and led the tourney with eight runs batted across. Trinity and Lamar Tech had four players on the second team, Arkansas State had two. There were also three repeats here — first baseman Steve Morrison of ASU, third baseman Frank Kimball of Trinity, and pitcher Harold Kincaid of Lamar Tech. The ASU Indians also placed two men, Steve Morrison and Don Lemlngs, on the second team while four Indians earned honorable mention. Among those receiving the latter honor were third baseman Stan Williams, son of Blytheville High basketball Coach Dwifibt Williams, Jim I Callaway, John Ferriel and Bob by Sherrill. Voting was done by coaches who could not select their owi players, and by umpires and official scorers. JONESBORO, Ark. (AP)-Ar kansas State University face the University of Northern Iowa of Cedar Falls in the opening round of the NCAA Midwest Re gional baseball tournament Fri day at Mankato, Minn. The Indians won the South land Conference championshi] this year and had a season rec ord of 19-10-1. They won the re gional tournament last year. Mankato State, the hos school, will play Southern Colo rado of Pueblo Friday in the four-team, double elimination meet. Weiner Roast Is Tonight TONIGHT, not Thnrsday, Is the night when members of the Blytheville Boat Club and their wives will meet for a weiner roast at Walker Park at seven o'clock. New memberships in the club are now available and may be purchased for $5.50 from Harold Quarles, Tommy Slayton, at Byrum's Hardware or at the river gate. Monday *'s PITCHING - Larry Jaster, Cards, slopped Los Angeles on two hits and St. Louis broke out of a four-game losing streak by beating the Dodgers 2-1. BATTING - Jim Fregosi, An gels, hit a homer, triple, double and single, leading California to a fM victory over Boston In 11 inning*. Was By MIKE RECHT Associated Press Sports Writer Alex Johnson, given another chance to prove himself, still doesn't feel comfortable at the plate. But he is making believers of National League pitchers, who also are feeling uneasy when he is hitting. "I don't feel natural at the plate for the long ball," moaned the 25-year-old Cincinnati out- i fielder. "I'm just blooping them. Despite his troubles, Johnson managed a run-scoring single and later a game-winning double in the ninth inning Monday night, giving the Reds a. 3-2 uphill victory over the Houston Astros. Johnson's three hits raised his batting average to .333 and gave him 15 runs batted in as a bona- fide regular for the first time in five major league tries. Ed Charles, a 35-year-old veteran given 'another chance, clouted his second home run of the game in the ninth inning, lifting the New York Mets over Pittsburgh 2-1. Larry Jaster continued what he does best—beat Los Angeles — by hurling St. Louis past the Dodgers 2-1 with a two-hitter. In the only other NL game, Felipe Alou singled in a ninth inning run, boosting Atlanta to a 6-5 triumph over San Francisco and into sole possession of second place. Johnson, traded to St. Louis in the Bill White deal after failing to win a starting job in two seasons at Philadelphia, flopped in two seasons with the Cardinals before the Reds got him for Johnny Edwards last winter. He quickly won the left field position. He singled in a run in the seventh inning against the Astros, but Jim Wynn's two-run triple in the third still left Cincinnati behind 2-1 entering the ninth. After Mack Jones walked as a pinch hitter and moved to second on a sacrifice, Pete Rose singled in the lying run against loser Don Wilson and Johnson followed with his double off the left field wall against reliever Jim Ray. Charles, a seven-year veteran still trying to win a job after signing with the Mets as a free agent this spring, led off the ninth with his fifth homer of the season as a part-time performer. The third-baseman, second the Mets in homers and runs batted in, homered with two out in the fourth off loser Bob Veale. His clouts gave the victory to rookie Jerry Koosman, who jitched a five-hitter for his sixth rlumph against two losses. Jaster, who blanked the Dodgers five straight limes in his rookie year in 1964, gave up a run without a hit in the first inning, and the only hits off him vcre singles by Paul Popovich In ihe fifth and Wes Parker in, Real C .they came up with an accepta-, ble method, giving him an intentional walk with two out. and a man on second. Neither team could score into the llth and with two out and a runner at second again, the Sox took an awful chance. They pitched to Fregosi. Moments later, the ball was bouncing off the left field wall, Fregosi had his cycle, the Angels had their 54 victory and the Red Sox had their lesson for the evening. Elsewhere in the American League, Detroit beat Minnesota 4-3 in 10 inning's, Baltimore edged Chicago 2-1 and New York beat Washington 6-1. Fregosi scored three runs, and . . . drove in two as the Angels took a 3-0 lead that was shortened by solo homers from George Scott and Elston Howard. Petrocelli's shot came with two out in toe ninth. The Tigers took full advantage of four Minnesota errors, scoring three unearned runs. Two of those came in the 10th when Jackie Hernandez and Eon Clark, both put in the lineup late in the game for defensive purposes, made errors, letting the winning run score. Jim Hardin stopped the White Sox on six hits and Bobg Powell hit a two-run homer for the Orioles, who ended a three-game 4!l[l!!!l[lll]lll|]»!ISll!llllll!IHlll!ll]lllillllllll IIIIIIIIIIHIIIIII Fights n<!!|ll!lllp|ll!mtll!!t!'- By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HELSINKI, Finland - Ray Patterson, 191, New York, knocked out Jose Vlasco, 213te, Spain 2; Olli Maeki, 138% Finland, knocked out Tore Magnusen, 134 J A, Norway, 9. TOKUYAMA, Japan-Hiroyuki Ebihara, 112 Japan outpoint- ed Rudy Ventura, 112, Philippines, 10. SYDNEY, Australia — Johnny Famechon, 136, 'Australia, stopped Bobby Valdez, 125, San Diego 13. losing streak. Hardin pitched his way out. of several jams. Jim Bouton won his first start for the Yankees since 1966, scattering eighth'hits and fanning Washington slugger Frank Howard three times. Joe Pepitone hit his first home run of the season for the Yanks. Bulletin Fred Mitchell, head basketball coach at Blytheville Junior ffigb School, has announced his resignation. Mitchell said the resignation will be effective with the close of the present school term. The recent cage season was the fifth for Mitchell at the helm of the Papooses. He said he has no plans at present. , Oriental Wrestling Flavor filytheville's Legion Aren wrestling tonight will have a definite oriental flavor -as no less than three Japanese grapplers.. will take part in the events sponsored by Herb Welch. The main event, hour best two 'of three falls affair, the Great Tojo, Tojo Yamamoto and Sito Sugi will combine their Asiatic talents in a struggle against Ken Lucas and Lavone Stone.' Preliminary action presents another one hour, best two of three falls contest. Mitsu Katayana will try to uphold Japan's wrestling prestige as he tangles with Tim Tyler. TMi Is a lltlli ad~«n cigar It the best advertising GO KING EDWARD America's Largest Selling C/gaf fiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiininiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHiiii I COURIER NEWS PAGE SIGHT Tuesday. May 21, 1968 JIHiiiilllllllllllP Alex Johnson the ninth. Bobby Tolan singled and scored on Orlando Cepeda's double in the first for St. Louis and Tolan won it in the eighth with a two-out single after Lou Brock doubled off loser Don Sutton. Alou's hit came with the bases loaded and none out after the Giants had tied the score in the top of the ninth with three runs. Bob Tillman, who singled in a run in the second and scored on a squeeze bunt and set up another run in the sixth with 1 a hit, doubled to open the ninth and his pinch runner scored the winning run. By RON RAPOPORT Associated Press Sports Writer It isn't as if the Boston Red Sox didn't .know any better; they can tell when a guy is on a hitting streak as well as anybody. It was just that they couldn't push the winning run across before Jim Fregosi got up to bat again. Fregosi was murdering the Red Sox all night Monday — a homer in the first inning, a triple in the third, a double in the eighth —and when Rico Fetro- cclli's ninth-inning homer tied the score for Boston, the Sox desperately Had to find a way to stop Frefjosi. 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