Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California on May 3, 1965 · Page 12
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Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California · Page 12

Redlands, California
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Monday, May 3, 1965
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12-Monday, May 3, 1965 Redlands Daily Facts Bobbins takes main event at Orange Show A slight chill was in the air, but the torrid action on the raceway warmed the fans to enthusiastic response when Western States Racing Club pre sented the 19r=^ season opener for stock cars and supermodi- fieds Saturday night at the Orange Show Speedway in San Bernardino. A near-record crowd of over 4500 fans gathered to see Chuck Robbins of San Bernardino nose out Jerry Prather for the checkered flag as they flashed across the finish line wheel-to-wheel in the stock car main event. 1964 champion, Don Prather, was third with Chuck Becker Sr. getting up for fourth. The 40-lap modified main event was won by VaUie Engelauf of Riverside after five false s'arts resulted in some car losses but no injuries. Bob Simmons of Southgate made a tremendous effort to catch Engelauf but had to settle for second place. Jack Austin of Do\vney was third, followed by Preacher Rogers of San Bernardino. Chuck Becker Jr., San Bernardino, won the stock car trophy dash and Bob Simmons, Southgate speedster, won the modified trophy. Presentation was made by Miss Laurie Dittemore. Because of the enthusiasm shown by race fans, WSRC wili repeat the double-header show ne.xt Saturday night with racing getting underway at 8:30 p.m. RACQUET CLUB WINNERS — Division victors in the annual Redlands junior racquet club tournament which concludes the program were the above tennis players. Bottom row (l-r) Dana Lee, Doug Johnson, Ricky Gearhart and David Bohrnstedf. Second row (l-r) Debbie Verdieck, Roger Orton, Keith Johnson, Dean Tharaldson, Melissa Morgan, Joyce Komura. Rear Kathy Gearhart, VIcki Bruckort, Debbie Van, Leslie Trola Leathy and Karen Moore. (Photo by Rick WIedman) (l-r) Steve Mitchell, n, Jim Brown, Pam Racquet club juniors finish season with tourney, party The Redlands Racquet Club Junior tennis tournament was completed Saturday morning on the University courts with 131 champions named after the 2\h hour engagement. The winners in each division were as follows: Jr. Hi. Tourn-. anient girls, Kathy Gearhart dot Debbie Van 6-1, 6-2; Jr. Hi. Player girls, Leslie Trolan defj Vicki Bruckart 6-4, 0-6, 6-4; Elementary Player girls, Debbie j Verdieck del Dana Lee 6-2, 4-6, 6-2. Jr. Hi. Tournament boys, Dean Tharaldson def Jim Brown 6-2, 6-2; Jr. Hi. Player boys. Keith Johnson def Steve Mitchell 6-2, 7-5 and Elementary boys, Ricky Gearliart dc£ David Bohrnstedt 6-3, 6-2. Tournament divisions were also held for the students under instruction as beginners on the High school courts. The winners' of these groups were as follows: Pam Leathy def Leslie Daniel | 6-2; Lee Jlillcr def Mark Stan-' iter 4-2; Roger Orton def Ricky] Jlorrisett 6-2; Karen Moore def Carol Rose 6-2; Joyce Komura I def Mary Jlooney 6-1; Melissa Morgan def Chcri Rose 6-3 ;| Doug Johnson def Erick Knudt-; son 6-4. j This tournament concludes the 1964-65 season of the Redlands Racquet Club's Junior tennis program. Additional -instruction will be available during the summer for all Junior tennis players under the City rccrea-: lion program which starts af-; tcr school is out. j The Racquet Club will resume! instruction again in the Fall on the first Saturday in October. The recently completed sea­ son has given basic instruction to more than 150 youngsters be tween the ages of 8 and 15. Victories were recorded in team matches with Palm Springs, Palos Verdes and San Bernardino. Concluding last Saturday's play, movies of the players in action during practice were shown with everyone then having cake and punch. As one student remarked, "Boy, this is tuffo!! Coaches from the Racquet Club for this year's program have been Bob Bruckart, Ruth Colley, Jean Fallows, Mel Gundlach, Charlotte Langley, Bob Leonard, father of the program, Hal Robinson, Fepie and Jim Verdieck, co-directors of the program, and Gordon Wilde. Racquet Club chairman of the program. SLIDE INJURY — Dodger Tommy Davis, his face contorted in pain, is carried from the field on a stretcher after he was injured Saturday sliding into second in the fourth inning at Dodger stadium. He suffered both a fractured and dislocated ankle. (UPl Telephoto) Complete recovery seen for Dodger Tommy Davis LOS ANGELES (UPD—Tom­ my Davis, winner of the National League batting crown in 1962 and 1963, probably will make a "complete recovery" from a leg fracture but it's questionable whether he will be able to play again with the Los .-\ngclcs Dodgers this season. Dr. Robert Kerlan, team physician, said Sunday Davis, 26. will have his entire right leg in a plaster cast for about eight weeks and will not be able to work out on his feet until Aug. 1 —three months. Terrier nine to meet Ramona here tomorrow Redlands High Terriers base- ballers, attempting to climb back into the middle of the CBL standings, tangle with third place Ramona of Riverside tomorrow at 3:30 on the RHS diamond. Coach Joe DeMaggio's Terriers moved out of their cellar position Friday with a tremendous 8-6 upset win over league-leading Chaffey. Currently, the rebounding Terriers are 3-6 in league standings having won tliree of their four last games. Ramona is 5-5. Riverside Poly leads the league with a 7-2 mark with Chaffey in second place at 7-3. Friday, the Terriers will host San Bernardino high m another 3:30 encounter. Citrus Belt League Varsity Baseball W. L. T. RF RA Riverside 7 2 1 34 28 Chaffey 7 3 0 56 31 Ramona 5 5 0 32 33 San Bernardino.. 4 6 1 38 45 Redlands 3 6 0 36 43 Pacific 3 7 0 36 52 Tomorrow's Schedule San Bernardino at Riverside Pacific at Chaffey 'Galvin Park) Ramona at Redlands SELL With low IT TOMORROW - cost Classified Ads WINS CYCLE RACE CESENATICO, Italy (UPD- Mike Hailwood of Britain rode an M. V. Agusta four-cylinder machine over a course of 69.55 miles in 48 minutes, 16.3 seconds Sunday to win tlie 500 CC event at the seventh international Cesenatico Cu-cuit motorcycling races. RHS thineiads to enter CBL prelims Redlands high thineiads will be running for honors tomorrow in the annual Citrus Belt League track and field preliminaries at Riverside Poly high school. Along with Redlands and host Riverside, San Eemardmo, Pacific, Ramona and Chaffey will be entered. The meet will start at 3 p.m. The CBL finals will be held Friday on the same oval with qualifiers going into the CIF preliminary track meet. BORGNINE OUT HOLLYWOOD (UPI) - "McHale's Navy Joins The Air Force," second McHale movie, rolled without Ernest Borgnine, thanks to a salary dispute. wins with 22-fcot putt SPARTANBURG, S. C, (UPI) — Marilynn Smith sank a 22-foot eagle putt on 17 Sunday to join the ranks of two- lime winners of the Peach Blossom Invitational golf tourna- tional golf tournament with a 3-under-par 213. The eagle, followed by a bogey on IS gave Jliss Smith her third straight round of 71 and a one-stroke edge over hometown favorite Betsy Rawls. Third at 216, even par, was defending champion Mickey Wriglit who was never among the leaders in the three-day tournament. Sue Maxwell and Kathy Whitworth tied f o r fourth at 218. EGG HALTS TRAIN LONDON (UPD—A 50-mile an hour commuter train v.^as put out of action for a while Sunday when an egg thrown by a young hooligan splattered over the wuidshield and blocked out the driver's vision. "A!! i said was: Show me a filter that delivers the taste and I'll eat my hat." LS./M.F.T: Try new Lucky Strike Filters Mters Haycocks win golf tourney Mr. and Mrs. Gam Haycock with a best ball score of 63 topped a field of 50 players in a mi.xed foursome loui-nament Sunday at Redlands Country club. Mr. and Mrs. Lewis McKee and Mr. and Mrs. Percy Dornfeld tied for second with scores of 64. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Barnes were third with 65. Fourtli was won by Mr. and Mrs. Fred Nichols at 66 and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Barnett were fifth with 67. • Other prize winners were Mr. and Mrs. Don Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Crear, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hurt, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Larsen, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Bandy. The tournament was in charge of Col. and Mrs. Fred Howard and Mr. and Mrs. Byron John son. He said X-rays confirmed his prelimmary diagnosis that the outfielder's right ankle was dislocated and the fibula bone in his leg was "broken like a stick" when he slid into second base during a game with the San Francisco Giants Saturday night at Dodger Stadium. "I personally feel at tliis time —barring any complication—recovery will be complete," Kerlan said. "Whether or not he returns to the club this season depends on a lot of things. We will try to keep the rest of his body m good shape but it will be three months before he will be able to work out. I would judge he will have a good result." Davis, a big man standing feet 2 in., and weighing 205 pounds, will not be allowed to place any weight on the injured Umb for three weeks. The Brooklyn-bom outfielder did not have a pai-ticulariy good season last year, battin .275 after winning the title two years in a row. He started slow Uiis season but had collected six hits in his last nine at-bats. His average for this year is .254. 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