Panama City News-Herald from Panama City, Florida on June 23, 1974 · Page 24
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Panama City News-Herald from Panama City, Florida · Page 24

Panama City, Florida
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Sunday, June 23, 1974
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M%HER\Ll>, Panama City, Fla., Sunday, June 28, 1914 very 6th m ,...._.„., ... itbek eM«#c« program at Nl )C6n Mis won every feature lli^aceiWiKeiB;class for last four //weeks, which has prompted ; race officials John Roper, -Robert Barker and Charles i Skipper to offer a $25 bounty to ; iany driver who beats Nixon. •' This will be In addition to the .prize money. d'ken Boyd, Bill Comer and _ 1 Commander's^ Cars To Vie At Beach ifcj!L!L 1 ? ™ specially Mtu J \«m^ Hn te 8 Unnin 8 1 WpteM io * Nixon, Mik ^fNTlSh in tonight's iMiimii ' i Tony's Lose TALLAHASSEE - Panama t Clty's Commander Real Estate •arid Tony's Pizza slow pitch Softball teams both posted 2-2 records Saturday in the Capital ; City invitational. It was the first time in two years that the Commander team did not place in an invitational and the Realtors suffered the worst defeat ever at the hands of a redhot Miami power, Jerry's Catering. Jerry's, with Al and Charley White from Jacksonville's Warren Motors added to its team, clubbed 17 home runs in „the first two innings en route to a 26-1 lead and ended up winning, 40-9, with 22 home runs. ; One of the home runs was a 400-foot smash by Jim Washington. Commander scored a last inning win, 13-11, over Jetwood Builders, Pensacola, and 8-7 over Great Oaks Electric, Cocoa Beach, with a two-run home run by Don Walsingham and a bases-loaded single by Mike Cobb decided the game. The Realtors were eliminated, 18-17, by Copher Brothers, Tampa. Mark Holland recorded an .800 batting average with four home runs while Mike Cobb batted .615 with two homers, including one that went over 350 feet. Joey Batyski and Don Walsingham each hit 500 and Ken Thomas .573. BILL COMER ...races tonight Equals Record LONDON (UPI) - Britain's woman sprint champion Andrea Lynch equalled the women's world 60 meter record of 7.2 seconds in an invitation race at the Crystal Palace today. Andrea, beaten by world 100- meter champion Renate Stecher of East Germany on Wednesday, today equalled the 1960 record times of Australian Betty Cuthbert and Russian Irina Bochkarvova. There will also be quite a tussle in the spectator class. Donnle Hardy, Elba, Ala., won the feature last week but suqh rivals as Howard Turner and J.D. Lewis hope to reverse things. Time trials will get under way at 6 p.m., with the first race starting at 7:30. Gates will open at 5. Yachts Race LOS ANGELES (UPI) - Sorcery was still the elapsed time leader and Paragon II the handicap pacesetter Saturday as the nine vessels in the Los Angeles-to-Tahitl Yacht Race reached the one-third mark in their 3,571-mile journey. Sorcery, owned and skip­ pered by J.D. Wood of the California Yacht Club at Marina del Rey, Calif., has been the scratch leader since the race began June 15. Early Saturday, the 61-foot sloop was 1,232 miles from Los Angeles and 23 miles ahead of the 58-foot yawl Spirit, piloted by Robert O'Brien of Marina del Rey, which had sailed 1,209 miles. In third place, 1,163 miles from Los Angeles, was Obsession, a 52-foot sloop, captained by Dick Williams of the Metropolitan Yacht Club in Oakland, Calif. Paragon II, a 39-foot sloop skippered by Charles Jordan of Kailua, Hawaii, owned the handicap—or corrected time— lead at 1,136 miles. Russian Juniors To Face Yankees AUSTIN, Tex. (UPI) - A delegation of young athletes from the Soviet Union are expected to arrive Sunday night to begin preparations for next weekend's third annual United States-Russia junior track and field meet at the University of Texas. The event, sponsored by the FREE TENNIS CLINICS Horiii HAS A NEW TENNIS PRO John Lucas You're invited to free clinics - advise, tips, pointers - each Friday, Saturday and Sunday - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. - on the brand new tennis courts at Horizon South. Sharpen up your game and visit the-new residental - resort community on the gulf at Panama City Beach - U.S. 98, half mile west of 79, or back beach road (30-A) Duke Miller Under Bond TOURNEY CHAMPS - "Woody" Warden, coach of the Tyndall AFB varsity fast pitch softball team, presented Col. Louis L. Churchill, base commander, the first place trophy won by their Tigers in the Five Flags Tournament at Eglin AFB. John Law , Bay Victors Bay National Bank beat Optimists, 8-1, and John Law shaded Elks, 10-8, in Rhett Borland division Junior Major Lea gue baseball play. Leading hitters were: Optimists, Butch Pomeroy triple; Bay National, Ken Davis double, David Stephens triple, Mike tfpWne triple, single; Law, Joe Lamonica triple, RHETT BORLAND DIVISION J on tor Major Lragur Optlmllt 000 001 O-l 4 S Bay National 200 312 x-8 8 2 Johnson, Pomeroy (6) and Newione; Stephens and Fielding. John Law 100 162 0-10 11 6 Elki 101 401 1-8 10 1 Merchant, Bush (5) and Bush, Craln (S); Barrett, Hawkins (5), Williams (6) and Turk. single, Joe Crain two triples, single, Nicky Pomeroy double; Elks, David Belt double, Skipper Turk three singles. Polish Runner Sets Record WARSAW (UPI) - Poland's Irena Szewinska set a world record of 49.9 seconds in the 400. meters Saturday during an international track and field competition here. Szewinska, 27, improved the former record which belonged to Marylin Neufville of Jamaica, by 1.1 seconds. Duke Miller, who is alleged to have run out on a match'here several weeks ago, has been put under a $1,000 appearance bond to appear next Thursday night at Rainbow .garden, Promoter Rocky McGuTre announced. Miller has been matched with Rock Riddle against Ken Lucas and Ricky Fields in a tag team match. Miller is the current Gulf Coast champion and has held the title a long time. Lucas last Thursday regained his Panama City belt by beating Donnle Bass, with the latter's brother, Ronnie, and Ma Bass barred from the premises. Lou Garibaldi refereed this one for the National Wrestling Alliance. Dick Dunn, who lost a controversial battle with the Mighty Yankee, will face the Yankee in a return match with J.C. Dykes, the Yankee's Fans Attack Each Other FRANKFURT, Germany (UPI) — Scottish and Yugoslav fans today attacked each other with rocks and sticks inside and outside Frankfurt's Wald Stadium after their teams drew 1-1 in their World Cup soccer match Saturday. Police said four persons were arrested and another 12 injured. A police spokesman said the fights broke out in the closing minutes of the match and the free-for-all continued in and outside the stadium after the final whistle. manager, on the latter's corner. Two other matches will com* plete the card, which starts at DUKE MILLER g'.15. Mike Boyette beat Bad Boy Hlnes and the Fields cousins, Johnny and Ricky, won ttpm Wrestling Pro No.2 and Riddle In a tag scrap last Thursday. • • Harvard Crew Claims Title I SEATTLE, Wash, (UPI) ,Harvard's varsity eight claimed undisputed title to the U.S. crew racing crown Saturday, defeating Washington in the 2,000-meter National Intercollegiate Invitational Championship Rowing Regatta on the Lake Washington Ship Canal. . Harvard's time for the two- boat match was 5:55.2. Washington finished a length and a half behind in 6:01.3. Harvard Is undefeated this season. It was the Huskies second defeat this year. Harvard also won the junior varlsty and fours with coxswain events. Washington's freshmen salvaged a bit of glory for the Huskies by winning their main event. FRIENDS & CUSTOMERS HUTTO'S 15TH ST. BARBER SHOP 785-1294 15THST. * JENKS AVENUE. Amateur Athletic Union, begins Friday with decathlon and pentathlon competition, and concludes on Saturday. The Russian boys won the first meet al Sacramento, Calif., in 1972, while the Americans won the meet with both boys and girls in competition at Odessa, USSR, last year. The meet is limited to qualifying athletes younger than 20 in the boys division and 19 in the girls division. Meet sponsors plan a fish fry for both teams Monday night, and on Tuesday the Austin Jaycees will sponsor a rodeo complete with saddle and bareback riding, bull riding, calf roping and steer wrestling for the benefit of the Soviet athletes. Gov. Dolph Briscoe will host a reception for both teams at the governor's mansion Wednesday. Famed Olympic champion Jesse Owens, who won four gold medals at Berlin in 1936, will participate in ceremonies surrounding the meet. He is scheduled to arrive on Wednesday. Two 1973 men's winners will be defending their titles—Keith Tinner of Tacoma, Wash., Lincoln High School in the 400- meter run and U. Donish of the Soviet Union in the javelin. 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