Victoria Advocate from Victoria, Texas on January 30, 1976 · 16
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Victoria, Texas
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Friday, January 30, 1976
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2B THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE, Friday, January 30, 1976 Astros Denying Sale Talk HOUSTON (AP) - Judge Roy Hofheinz, admitting for the first time publicly he no longer controls the vast Astrodomain complex he built, said Thursday he would fight any attempt to sell the Houston Astros franchise. Hofheinz was responding to a report Wednesday night from NeW Orleans that millionaire John Mecom Jr. was negotiating with Houston Sports Association (HSA) President Sidney Shlenker to buy the National League team. Both Shlenker and Mecom denied such negotiations, but Hofheinz issued his own statement. ' "I frankly don't know what the people running Astrodomain at the present time are working on," said Hofheinz, who is chairman of the board of Astrodomain Corp. and the HSA, which operates the Astros. "First, let me say that John Mecom, Jr. is a fine young man and I have nothing against him," Hofheinz said. "But I will fight any move of the Houston Astros from Houston and the Astrodome with everything I have. ,"I will fight It by vote, I will fight It In the courts, I will buy time on television and radio to fight it, and I will do everything In my power to organize the people of Houston to join me in this fight. The Astros belong in Astrodome." Sting Fete Ducats Still Available Tickets are still on sale for the Stingaree Football Banquet, to be held Feb. 10 at the Community Center Annex. The 7 . p.m. affair will be sponsored by the Victoria Booster Club. Priced at S4 each, the tickets maybe purchased at Victoria High School, from booster club steering committee members, from KVIC radio station, from Elmo Estes or 'from Sandy Santleben. Texas A&M University head football coach Emory Bellard will be the featured speaker at the fete, with Bob Woodman serving as master of ceremonies. Loop Meeting For Zone 4 ; Victoria Little League Zone 4 president, Hubert Tinert has announced that there will be a zone meeting at Town Hall in the First National Bank Friday at 7 :30 p.m. Tinert hopes all interested coaches and parents will attend. COLOUS RACE COURSE COLUMBUS, TEXAS Post Time 12:00 P.M. Racing Dates January 31 y' February 1,7-8,14-13 March 6-7, 13-14, 1976 Feature Races Early Bird .:.. $85,000.00 ett New Tear Derby , , .' $25,000.00 est Colorado Allowance ....... $ 4,500.00 t Spirit of 70 Stakes '. $10,000.00 t Cdumbw Triple Crown Futurity $125,000.00 est lh Oak Derby $25,000.00 Bi-Centennial Futurity $25,000.00 " 12 Races Scheduled Each Day FOOD - DRINKS - REFRESHMENTS - OPEN BAR r BIG BONUS MOTORCYCLE 400 DISCOUNT ONTHftlKIKIS CB500T PLUS '80 CB400F CASH BONUS CB360T EQUALS '180 SAVINGS , DISCOUNT PRICES APPLY TO 1975 & LOOK OUT BELOW John Brown, from the forward of the Atlanta Hawks, does a which included Earl Monroe (15). The single-handstand as he tries to cut away NBA game was played in Atlanta. Sub- Varsity Basketball Sting Freshman Advocate News Service CLUTE Victoria freshman "A" and "B" teams dropped a pair of District 25-AAAA game here Thursday to Brazoswood. Crain Rips Crain White ripped Patti Welder Red 44-39 Thursday at Crain gym In an eighth grade basketball game. Ronnie Gaskin of Crain was high point man with 18 points. Jerry Soto netted 10 for the losers. White by White Howell White (8-5) behind the 10 points of Kyle Allemand dropped Crain White (7-6) 32-18 in a seventh grade basketball game Thursday at Crain gym. Gilbert DeLaGarza had eight points for Crain. Fannin Doubles Fannin dealt Crain Green a pair of losses Thursday at Crain Gygym in eighth grade basketball action. In the "A" game the score was 49-41 and in ten "B" contest it was 24-12. Fannin was sparked by Rusty Spencer with 14 points in the "A" game while Ricky Drodz and Jeff Bailey were scoring 16 and 15 points, respectively, for Crain. In the "B" encounter Johnny Flores had eight points for Fannin. HONDA" J80 TO 400 DISCOUNT ONTHfUIIKIS CB200T PLUS 30 CASH XL 350 vi nn MT250 HONDA OF VICTORIA 1901 N. MAIN-DIAL 575-0495 OR 575 - In the "A" game it was Brazoswood by a 47-42 count and in the "B" contest the young Stings took It on the chin 39-35. Despite being down by 15-6 at the first quarter break the "A" group (0-5, 2-15) fought back but could never get i within the final five-point margin. White Rolls On City champion Patti Welder White ran its season mark to 13-0 by swamping Howell Purple 48-20 Thursday at Howell Gym in an eighth grade basketball game. Ronnie Thomas and Stephen Burns led Patti Welder with 13 and 10 points, respectively, while Mike Venglar and Mike Hanes had five points each for Howell. Homecoming Set For Tivoli Advocate News Service TIVOLI - Austwell-Tivoli will celebrate its homecoming Friday night when it hosts Pawnee in a District 60-B basketball game at 6 : 30 p. m. Tivoli's homecoming queen will be presented at halftime of the game. RAIDERS (Continued From Page IB) feared rebounder, and all three stand 6-3 or better. The other unit is composed of Charles Spurlin, Jimmy Sandburg, George English, Mike Brown and Steve Thompson. Spurlin, one of four St'ngs towering 6-5, is the team's best scorer inside, while Thompson, the only Victoria eager under 6-0, does the ball-handling chores when Mallett Is not to the game. The stringy Mallett is probably the Stingarees' No. 1 playmaker, possessing good dribbling, passing and shooting ability on the run. He is also the epitome of Victoria's frantic style of defense. In the last cage meeting of the two teams at Stroman High School, the Raiders pulled out a miraculous 39-38 decision the first and only victory Stroman has eve posted over a Victoria basketball team. That was the final District 25-AAAA game of last season. So, although, the Stings dumped the Raiders 79-60 at Victoria earlier this season, Stroman will be after its second straight league victory over the Stingarees. BONUS UP TO 430 SAVINGS 1976 BIKES 1 1 2271 "Mlt A. J o. WcmK Pram Wfraohtmi New York Knicks defenders. Stymied Spike Hubenak and Jimmy Harris paced the young Stings in that contest with 12 points each. Emilio Granado added nine points. The Stings' "B" aggregate 2-3, 2-8) was down by as much as 15 points, 23-8, during the contest before fighting back and falling just short in the fourth quarter. Craig Grizzle led Victoria In that contest with 11 points and Charlie Wheeler added nine. LouiseSplits Advocate News Service LOUISE - Behind Cynthia Wendel's 20 points, the Louise eighth grade defeated St. Philips 40-21 while the seventh graders were falling to St. Philips 24-19 Thursday here. Wendel was helped out with scoring from Laurie Slovak, Cindy Carleston, Carol Krauskopf, Liz Kromcak and Theresa Merta. In the seventh grade contest Sandy Buenger had 16 points for Louise and Tina Barker had the same number for St. Philip's. Yoakum Dazzles Wharton, 70-34 Advocate News Service YOAKUM - With Marlene Kuykendall ramming home 22 points and Carolyn Johnson adding 20 the Yoakum Bulldog girls pounded Wharton 70-34 in a District 13-AAA basketball game here Thursday. Yoakum (19-5, 4-2) also got 16 points from Carolyn Johnson while Wharton W) had 25 points from Doris Simmons. Wharton took the junior varsity contest 42-38. Doris Spencer had 28 points for the winners while Nanette Adamek accounted for 24 points for Yoakum Ricebirds Throttle Buccettes Advocate News Service EL CAMPO Leading from start to finish, the El Campo RJceblrd girls tore past the Brazoswood Buccetteshere Thursday In a District 12-AAAA basketball game. The win solidified El Campo's hold on third place in the district race as they moved out to a 4-3 mark in loop play and 17- 10 on the season. Brazoswood, on the other hand, fell closer to the bottom of the league ladder with its 2-5 league mark. The Buccettes stand 14-10 on the year. El Campo jumped out to a 10-8 lead in the first quarter and built on that lead steadily throughout the game and held a 40-27 lead at the start of the fourth period. At that point the Ricebirds began substituting freely and the Buccettes capitalized on the new players' fouls. They netted 11 free throws in the final minutes of the contest to make it look closer than it actually was. Jenny Hancock, who is the fourth leading scorer in the district, paced the Ricebirds with 21 points. Terrl Mills and Janice Bluntson added 16 and 14 points, respectively. Diane Moten, with 24 points, led the Buccettes' attack. truoswxrt III V i I Campo 10 H VI H MA20JWOOO (4?) - Diana Mon 1-34, Psm Gibson 17-. 0ll Kulac I 9-. Tina Hansun I 4. Lalgn EHM 5 1-11, Mary Hsrndon. Batty Akala, Tin Payna, tosan Mays, Julia torn. eL CAMPO (U) - J4nlc lluntsonH 14, Trrl Mill ) -U. Bultl OouW I -t Oarmy Huncocll HM-71, Mary Jo Dlunos 0 0-0, Oabbia Traybig, Pm. Lamons, Nallla Oryl, Darts piagg, piggy Cox, Kappy Allan. ? St. Joseph Five By JOHN BOURNIAS The setting wasn't La Bahia Downs, but the St. Joseph Flyers were off to the races Thursday night, as they flew by the St. Paul Cardinals 55-48. While the Flyer girls made Just one big mistake in the preceding game they fouled Cardin'lette Charlotte Kaiser too many times en route to dropping their matchup 47-39. Both games were District 6-AA TCIL tilts at Flyer gym. The win assured coach Terry Hannan's boys of at least at tie In the district race, running their record to 3-1, and 12-9 overall. The Cardinals dropped to 2-2 and 12-12 with the loss. Coach Debbie Pauley's Flyer girls and coach Robert Fikac's each share 3-1 district records, while the Flyer girls stand 12-11 overall. The Flyer boys empolyed an extremely sticky defense, causing the 'Cards to turn the ball over which usually meant an easy Flyer bucket. In fact the Flyers ran off ten unan- , swered before the Cardinals connected on a free throw with 1:53 left in the first period. Dickey Hanley had the hottest hand in the first period picking up six points on the fast break. Hanley along with Byron Pantel finished the night with 14 points. Pantel's scoring barrage came in the second half, as he only missed one shot in seven tries. The Cardinals fought back a little in the second period as Mike Blaschke scored well from in close, picking up eight markers, but the Flyers took a 29-17 advantage Into the dressing room. The Cardinals outscored the Flyers In the third quarter 14-12 U sut ta ft tP M.JOaapn 1 t Pavna J 0 BIMCMM CaKa Strauss Wagnar Total I Prtoyl J 3 Pantd J 0 U 1 14 I H 0 0 0 0 D Hanlev 4 1 4 rwb 0 41 Cavazos Terry Total St. Paul (471 - Crvarwna Knur 33, Carol teal 4 14. Barbara Wagner 4-04. Joan Wagner, Sharon Darilt. Mary J.lufk., Cecilia Trkhel. St. Joan (HI - Roberta Zafereo 44-t. Lydia Bianctu 104. Melanie Enke Soil. Judy RoinovsW fro 17 C. marine Hiller, Mary Beck. Darieh B tough. Franca Lystar, Tammy Post-It. Paul M X It 47 It.Joaeptl 4 14 33 35 Smithville Fells Brahmaettes Advocate News Service HALLETTSVILLE - Despite 23 points from Betty Pustka the Hallettsville Brahmaettes (5-5) fell to Smithville (8-2) 40-34 here Thursday in a District 25-AA basketball game. With Angie Clark ramming home 25 points the Hallettsville junior varsity, which now sports a 9-1 district mark, felled Smithville 58-17. Gobblers Travel To Pleasanton Advocate News Service CUERO - The Cuero Gobblers Journey to Pleasanton to play the Eagles in the East Zt e of District 14-AAA at 7:30 p.m. Friday. The Junior varsity" contest is slated for 6 p.m. Cuero defeated Pleasanton 68-66 in the first round of zone play. The Gobblers' next home game will be against San Antonio East Central at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. r 3C hi') M ) i'' n VICTORIA MARINE SALES K0. 1 Huntington Rd., Victoria T. On Hurt. 59 Acroa From Victoria Airport - DIAL 575-5371 Girls Bow, 47-35 rs Sock Cardinals as Mike Siegel scored eight of his game high 23 points. He used height and weight to get inside and score practically at will. The Cardinals threatened to get even closer in the final stanza, but Pantel put a stop to that with his consistent outside shooting. For the Flyer girls it was a long night, to say the least. Maybe the Flyer girls had hockey on their mlnds-as they were cold as ice all night with their shooting, even though their shot selection was usually good. Curl Rips Waialae, Takes Hawaii Lead HONOLULU, Hawaii (AP) -Rod Curl, -who packs one of golfs hardest-hitting games In a tiny frame, overpowered the 7,219-yard Waialae Country Club course with a sparkling, elght-under-par 64 that staked him to the first round lead Thursday In the $230,000 Hawaiian Open. "This is a big hitter's course," said Curl, only 5-foot-5 but one of the game's longest hit- Wharton Defeats Schreiner Advocate News Service WHARTON - Carl Plerson hit a field goal with 23 seconds to go, then converted on a one-and-one free-throw situation to Ice an 85-80 victory for the Wharton Pioneers over the Schreiner College Mountaineers here Thursday in a Texas Junior College Athletic Conference basketball game. , Plerson, who ended the night with 23 points, scored his four critical points with the scor 81-80 and moved the Pioneers out to 3-2 In conference play, 14-4 overall. The Mountaineers fell to 4-3 and 13-7. Plerson was joined in double figures by Donald Baker, who had 19 points, Jeff Tyson with 17, Wllbert Marshall with 11 and Shawn Davis with 10. Larry Novak, former EI Campo RJceblrd, added five points in relief of Davis and Marshall. Scores ) y The A Modeled Pre College BeMetbell Pan American II, Hotnton BeptKI 7 Angelo ilate 90. Sol Rou K ACC 73. Howard Payne 70 Hardin Simmons 70. Soumwestem ef Arkansas St , Teas Arlington 14 Lamar 71, SW Louisiana 47 Prairie view KTJ, w.iey 17 ' NBA Atlanta 113, New York lot Kansas City 1 It. Houston t Milwaukee 105, proenik H ABA San Antonio IM. Indians I II Virginia KM, Kentucky KM pro Hockey NHL Boston 5. Chicago J Pittsburgh 4. Kansas City I WE'RE DEALING MOW AT JERRY REED -ON TV FOR MERCURY OUTBOARDS license. The Cardin'lettes outgunned the Flyers 10-4 in the first period, as only Roberta Zafereo managed to score at all. The two clubs fought to a 10-10 tie in the second stanza as Catherine Hiller led the defensive forces. The Flyer girls tied the score In the third period with 3:50 remaining when Melanie Enke hit a 15 foot jumper. But that was as close to victory as the hometown girls would get on this evening as the Cardin'lettes hit on four straight points and came out of ters. "The power helps." The little guy reached one par five In two strokes and set up birdies with nine iron approach shots on par four holes measuring 411 and 447 yards. "It's hard to say a round like that could have been better, but I touched the hole five times with putts that didn't drop. But I made three of 'em from about 30-35 feet, so there's no complaint." Curl held a one-stroke lead over big John Jacobs, alone In second with a 65. Hale Irwin, AJ Geiberger, Bob Murphy and rookie Barry Jaeckel, son of movie star Richard Jaeckel, were bunched at 66 as the almost perfect weather gentle trade winds, bright sun and temperatures In HONOLULU. Hawaii, IAP) - First round scores Thursday in me (730.000 Ha welien Open Gotl Tournament on the 7. 7 it-yard, par It la-7? waialae Country Club course (a-denotes amateur): Rod Curl Ull-( John Jacobs Hale Irwm Ed Sneed Bob Murphy Al Geiberger Barry Jaeckel Lou GrahaMi iddie Pearc Tom Shaw Tommy McGinn it Oaorge Burns Fuxzy Zoeiier Howard T witty Gil Morgan Bobby Wedkln 33 17-45 - 34 17-44 34 17 44 31 B-44 14 17-44 nn-44 II 14-47 14B-47 WU-47 1J 13-47 M14-47 111-47 15 13-47 14 0-47 31M-47 For your Sports or Outdoors, Try Club Wagon Daily Rentals. 1976 FORD CLUB WAGON Does that Big game pose a transportation problem? Or a weekend at the state park? Come in and see how easy (and inexpensive) it is to use our Club Wagon . , . And it'll make your activities more enjoyable. Call John Swain, 573-3291 BEST PLACE TO BUY A CAR SWAIN-K0VAR FORD 4700 N. Navarro 573-3291 Victoria s i iiart MARINE SALES We're featuring lots of specials like this one. 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Coach Pauley felt," they(Shiner) deserved it, the played a great game. We now have to play hard and meet them again." the 80s contributed to some of the lowest scoring of the season. Arnold Palmer shot a 68 and Lee Trevlno shot a 69. "I really didn't play awfully well," said Palmer, who blew a chance to win this tournament a year ago. "I hit some good shots, but I hit a lot of bad ones. The thing I liked was that I managed to get it up and down several times. That's a part of my game that has deen missing." for... EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN WELDING SUPPLIES i "Inrtluof for iKif EQUIPMENT COMPANY 203 N. Bn Jordaa S71-4M MARCH IS WE'RE DEALING LIKE WE'VE NEVER DEALT BEFORE m '7,295.

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