The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 4, 1968 · Page 6
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Slylhevflle (Ark.) Courier Newj — Tuesday, Jun» 4, IMt — Pi|» MM ' Bqse/?g// Roundup Hot Hitters P ace Casons, Rotary, Holiday Inn Win. PRACTICE MAKES PPBFECT was evidently the thinking in these young-men's minds on Friday.as teams in the Midget League warmed up for the regular season, play, Live and in-color action got underway.last night with both Midget and Pee Wee teams taking part in season-operiing encounters. Copies of the leagues' schedule can be obtained at the YMCA office on south Second Street. {Courier News Photo) Second of a Series Sports Budgets Soaring By GRIMSLEY Associated Press Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP). - College football is. on -a multimillion- dollar, escalator to heaven- knows-wherej :and can't get off. tutions. have doubled and even quadrupled in: the last'40 years, Yet the mad race goes on. Intensified recruiting. More scholarships'. Bigger coaching staffs. Newer: and -modern sports com- plexels; liicrWs'ed pay rolls. College business managers, in a. financial .squeeze are wonder- ing—like'' "the" government— where they can -whittle away some, of .the. lard, -The. prospect is bleak. : -., •:-.''... , Many are : raising ticket prices -^-Michigan and Michigan State to $6, Notre Dame to $7-but this only: fills a'smalliractioti of the need. : The Big Eight Conference recently took .under study a proposal to cut the number of yearly scholarships from 45 to 40. :• ' • _ V •*••*• ; There's a strong under-current in some academic circles to get rid.of two-platoon.foot- ball, with its required specialists and over-sized coaching Staffs. : The • source of the financial problem is obvious. .College football is big time, Outdrawing-major league base- pall and pro football in many areas such: as the Big :Ten.with. its;-60,000-and- 70,000-seat stadiums. Y et it is in a tight bind. /JBaseball continues until the middle of - October—halfway through (he college season— and | school. The NCAA does set pro football is a constant com- > ground rules, The grants cannot petititor 'for the entertainment exceed tuition, room, board, and television dollar. On top of this,- college enrollments are multiplying, necessitating enlargement of facilities; costs generally . are rising and it's taking more than twice as much money than a few years ago -to educate, athletes on full scholarships. . Alabama figures it costs $1,500 to put a 'boy through a year of college, Yale puts the sum -at $3,000., Either -way,- it's marked against _the athletic budget,: : The NCAA; places' no; limit 'on :the. number of scholarships' that an be awarded, leaving 'this to the conference or individual fees and ?15 a month for laun- dry. (Next: Recruiting Pressure Dazzles High School Quarterback) By Frank Ellin Courier News Spwts Editor Chicago White Sox' tactics notwithstanding* -(here's-just : no substitute 'for hitting. The Pale Hose hav$ heoonie famous for winning ball games w(th a minimum of hits. Such doings, however, are the exception rather than the rule for most pas.eb.all teams. Last night, the Dud Cason Posters fgund their hatting eyes and the result was most pleasing to Coach Dwight Wililams and Cason fans. Final'score; Elytheville 12, Paragould 1. Four men had two hits or more in the 12 hit attack Stan Williams, starting at shortstop prior to leaving for the College Division Woild Series at Springfield, MA, led the way with a home run, .double and single. Greg Buys, starting and winning hurler, smacked out three straight singles and allowed only three hits in seven innings- Keith Pnchard and Joe Allbritton each slammed two- hits. * * * Bobby Harris opened on the moiind fpr Paragould. Williams' life on an error followed by Buys' first single produced a first inning run. Two walks and a single' by catcher MioKey Higgins. tied the count in Paragonld's second frame. ' Then the. 'Casons really began to hit.' * . .'*"•'."•"* Pncharp: singled opening the Caspn third. ' - with one gone, Williams blasted his four-bagger and Blytheville led,' 34. Six more counter? crossed in. the fourth. Bowlers ToMeet Thursday afternoon at one O'clock Will see .{he opening of the suininer season for the Household Executives howling Mrs. Lacy -Griffith has an. nounced that a business meeting of .the league will be held at that hflUf 8t Shmprock La,nes, All former league members and anyone interested ill joining 1$ invited to be on hand. Bowling will begin at 1:30, Mrs. Griffith said there will be a nursery. For further information, she can be reached at P03.-6.876, Single^..by..AUhrJttQn. and . Buys plus a double by Kenny Beard were the decisive blows, Pour walks and an error contributed their part, Buys, meanwhile, was mow- Ing Paragould down, lie struck out seven of the first 12 men he 'faced.' A single by Priohard and William?' double were the key hits in the three-run fifth. Eight visitors, went dpwn before ParggQuJd. neKt gpt a basM-unner in Hie seventh. Buys worked ou,t of the potential jam with-no trouble. Pat Long took over On tne mound in the eighth. He walked one, struck out two and allowed one hit in his stint. In a junior varsity clash, joe Stanfill, Greene County Tech Imrler, stifled the younger Casons on. two hits,.winning 5.-?, • • .. . stanfill fanned 12. Tonight, the Casons travel to West Memphis for a 5; 30 twin-bill. * * * LITTLE LEAGUE play opened with the traditional game ..between Rotary and the Lions. Bruce Hay olquted a first* inning homer and ROTARY won, 4-1, as Holefield became the' winning pitcher holding the Lions to one hit, HOLIDAY INN bested HAN4 DAL],, 15-5, in the second game. Reese's three hits paced Holiday- as he also took pjtchr ing. honors; .Cornish'ahfj'Bed- den worked for ' •* '.' *': IN.PE.E WEE action, NETS topped WARRIORS, 5-1. Greg Lutz won while losing pitcher \vap H. Hughes. MIDGETLEAGUE; play saw the FALCONS edge JAG. UARS, 4-3, Southard, got credit for lh« win and Sq.att Lutz took th« loss. • : For a count down to tnjoynun.t . GO KING EDWARD AmeriQt't Lirgtsl Sitti ORLEANS (AP) - The New Orleans. Buccaneers of .the American Basketball Association signed up two promising draft choices Monday, Lee Davis-^, and Jasper Wilson, 20. Davis is a G-foot-8, 240-pbund- er|from North Carolina College, Wilson is-a quick, 6-foot-6 star from Southern University Baton Bow Club Elects Officers were elected' and plans discussed to re-organize and reactivate the Blytheville Bow Club at a meeting last Friday. - "".'-:'' '. Elected as president was Kenneth Jackson. - - .' . • Clyde Gray will serve as vice- president while Chuck Thibodeaux is .'secretary-treasurer; 1 It was announced that 'the club owns a 14-target range on old highway 18 west of the city.: Next meeting' of the club; is set for June 14. The gathering will be in the .ThibodeauxMiome ,at 836 Franklin. Anyone interested In joining the club is invited to this 7:31 p.m. .meeting or can contaci any of the officers. :.'.• Their numbers are: Jackson- P03-4264; Gray, P02-2952; Thibodeaux, P034270. National League W. L. Pet. G.B. St.; Louis -. Atlanta San Fran. . Phila'phia Chicago 27 22 ;55l' 1 •27 23 :.540,, VA. 23 .21 .523 . 2%; 25 23 .521 \1>k Los Angeles'26 26 .500 * l k Cincinnati ... 23 24'."l489"4 Houston -i.i; :?1 27 .438 6% Pittsburgh':.. '19 ;25; .432' - 6%' New York... : 20''. 27" : .?.428 7. Results Philadelphia 1; San Fran. 0 St; -Louis 7, Houston 2 Atlarita 3, Cincinnati 2 Los Angeles 2, Pittsburgh 0 Only ganies scheduled '' Today's Games New York at Chicago '. Atlanta at Cincinnati, N Philadelphia at San'Fran;, N St. Louis at Houston, N- ' Pittsburgh at Los Angeles, N Wednesday's Gamer New York «t Chlcaga. • Atlanta at Cincinnati, N Philadelphia at San Francisco St. Louis at Houston, N ' M Lof Angel*, M Detroit ; ... Baltimore Cleveland Minnesota Boston ', Oakland .. 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