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November 17, 1966

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

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BIythwdlte (Ark.) Courier News - Thursday, November IT, 1M» - f»ge Hint EXERCISING HIS OPTION -rt «//c'eS ar npTinn vn \n>/ services- Ju Sf-asii DA Session Is Fruitful FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The sixth-ranked Arkansas 5azorbacks' gat accustomed to Texas Tech's offense during an 80-minute 'workout Wednesday and coach Frank Broyles said he session was fruitful. We learned what to do on defense even though they !Tech) have so many different changes in their offense," Broyles said. * * * . The Razorbacks will seek at east a share of the Southwest Conference championship and a trip to the Cotton Bowl when hey meet Tech Saturday at jubbock, Tex., in their last regular season game. "We , feel like we accomplished something on offense," Broyles said of the workout, "but we've got some .0 do because they've got a lot of red-dogs and blitzes that we lave to polish up on." Broyles said sophomore John Evans, a 20-pounder, would start Saturday in place of guard Jim Barnes, who suffered a knee injury last Saturday against Southern Methodist. Teamwork: 4th Straight Win Hawks Show Life Bv THE ASSOCIATED PRESS i beginning to show signs of life I half game behind San Francis- J .. .. , - _'.,-.__ :„ u._ nr—* nn whiph Ipark thp riivisirin. While Philadelphia continues in the West, winning games at a ridiculous ,The Hawks' 104-101 victory pace in the Eastern Division of j over Detroit Wednesday night the National Basketball Asso- j was their fourth victory in a ciallon, the St. Louis Hawks are i row and boosted them to just a SHORT SHORTS EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Tom Regner, Notre Dame's 245-pound offensive guard, was asked in South Bend Wednesday if he'd heard the threat made by Michigan Slate's Bubba Smith. "No. what did he say?" asked Regner, a barrel-chested senior from Kenosha. Wis. "He says he's going to get a piece of Regner Saturday. "Did he say that?" replied Regner. his lips tightening. "If he wants a 'piece of me, he's going to have to come and get me. I plan to be around." Nobody knows where the report of Smith's threat came from—not'even Bubba himself—but it's posted over Smith's picture in the Notre Dame dressing room. NEW YORK (AP) — Roberto Clemenle, flashy right fielder of the Pittsburgh Pirates, was named the National League's Most Valuable Player yesterday, edging Los Angeles' Sandy Koufax by only 10 points. Clemente, whose timely and explosive hitting helped the Pirates come close to winning the pennant, received one less first-place vote than 27-game winner Koufax but on total points, 218 to 208. Clemente had eight votes for first, Koufax nine. SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Notre Dame's Baby Bombers, Terry Hanratty and Jim Seymour, are tense but not panicky over the big game with tough Michigan State Saturday. "Sure. I feel a little nervous, but the whole learn does, acknowledged Seymour, the 19-year-old pass-catching end of the Fighting Irish's celebrated sophomore battery today. "It's not that we're jittery or scared. We're just all fired up. I've never seen a team so up for a game." UNIVERSITY, Miss.-Ole Miss finds itself in unusual circumstances this week end with Vandrebilt crowding into the Saturday usually reserved for an open week ahead of the rivalry battle against Mississippi State. The focus Saturday is on Jackson, where the Johnny Rebs and Commodores are to clash in Memorial Stadium in an extension of one of the oldest Deep-in-Dixie football rivalries on record. Although Vandy has dropped seven consecutive decisions, the Commodores are (1) tough and (2) dangerous, according to Rebel scouting reports. Four of the losses have been recorded by narrow margins. LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Arkansas State Teacher College's Bobby Tiner and Frank Richardson closed out their season last Saturday by leading the Bears to a share of the AIC championship. They also rank as the league's top ground gainers. Tiner roiled up 705 yards rushing and 816 passing for a total offense of 1,521 yards. He's tied with Ouachita Baptist University's Johnny Johnson for the scoring lead with 60 points. Richardson, a freshman from Osceola, appears to have a safe lead in the rushing department with 826 yards. Jim Howard of Harding is second with 772 yards. Harding also has finished its season. DENTON, Tex. (AP) - Forty-two autumns ago Odus Mitchell sent his first football team onto the field at Post High School in Wes Texas. He's scheduled to make his last trip to the sidelines here Saturday when North Texas State closes its 21st season under his leadership against Chatta- "i'm not letting myself think about it," Mitchell said. "It kind of leaves a little pain to realize this is the last one. "Forty-two years is a long time in your life to let go of, but I don't want to concern the team with hat. I just want them ready to win another game." DETROIT (AP) — "You can only play as Hard as you can and hope it turns out for the best," said Mike Lucci, the Detroit Lions' middle linebacker. It turned out for the best Sunday for Lucci. He intercepted three Minnesota passes and ran one back for a touchdown as well as playing an excellent all-round game. The Associated Press named him the National Football League Defensive player of the Week. COTTON REPORT: Georgia Is In Casper Is Near $ Record DALLAS (AP) -The Georgia Bulldogs will be named to oppose the Southwest Conference representative in the Dec. 31 Cotton Bowl football game, the Dallas News said today. Bowl officials will make public the name of the visiting team Monday, the day the National Collegiate Athletic Association permits such announcements. The Southwest Cbnference champifln is the host team each year. It is expected to be Arkansas, which needs only to defeat oft-beaten Texas Tech Sat- urday to win its third straight title, * * * Bbth Arkansas and Gebrgia have won eight of nine games going into their finals. Georgia, ranked ninth in the .latest Asso ciated Press P6H, closes against No. 5 Georgia Tech Nbv. 2. Arkansas is sixth. The News said Georgia became the top chbice for the Cotton Bbwl when word got out that Nebraska favored a trip to the Sugar Bbwl, where Alabama is expected to go. . HOUSTON, Tex. (AP) - Billy Casper neafed the end of his assault on golf's golden domination by Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer when he teed off .oday in the first round of the >110,000 Houston Champions In- ;ernatiorial Tournament. The 35-year-old Californian, can and fit as a gymnast, carried a $10,526 bulge over Nicklaus in the official money win- Arkansas State Tumbles from Elite List By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Arkansas State dropped out of The Associated Press' small college rankings in this week's poll. A-State lost its second game of the season last Saturday to Arlington State and dropped from the No.7 position in the poll. The Indians, however, received some votes for the top 10. San .Diego State tops the list followed by Tenessee State, Montana State, Northwestern Louisiana, Weber State, Parsons, .North Dakota, Muskingum, North Dakota State and Clarion State. LOS ANGELES - Rodolfo Gonzalez, 127^4, Long Beach, Calif., outpointed Daniel Zorrito Valdez, 127%, Mexico City, 10. rtings list and could smash big Jack's record with a victory in this rich 72-hole competition. Casper, winner of the U. S. Open and already chosen as player of the year by the Professional Golfers' Association, has hauled in $120,747 this year compared with $110,221 for Nicklaus, the Masters and British Open king, and $89,467 for. Palmer. EZRA BROOKS ALSO AVAILABLE IN POPULAR, LIGHTER 86 PROOF co. which leads the division. Without a superstar, the Hawks have had to make their teamwork ant Wednesday's game at Detroi was a good example. No less than seven St. Louis players scored in double figures, but the leader, Bill Bridges, only hat 22. In other NBA games, Phila-j delphia beat. New York 117-108 and Los Angeles took Cincinati 124-112. The Hawks had to fight every inch of the way to beat the Pis- Ions, who overcame a 12-point deficit .to tie the game early in the fourth quarter. St. Louis pulled away only to find Detroit coming on again before two quick baskets and a free throw by Bridges put the Hawks out of reach. The 76ers won their sixth game in a row at Philadelphia and made Ilieir record a heady 13-1. The Knicks stayed about even for most of three quarters, but Hal Greer and Wilt Chamberlain led them a merry chase after that. Greer ended up with 35 points and Wilt finished with 28. Walt Bellamy led New York with 20. Jerry West and Rudy LaRusso each scored 36 points in leading the Lakers past the Royals at Dayton, Ohio. The game was even through three periods, but Los Angeles poured it on in the final quarter, scoring eight points in a row at one point. Oscar Robertson and Happy Hair- slon each had 24 points for Cincinnati. Chiefs' Dawson Credits Machine NEW YORK (AP) — Len Dawson is putting the Kansas City Chiefs in orbit and he gives a good part of the credit to his pocket-sized exergenia-a muscle building and toning machine being used by America's astronauts. The air-minded Dawson again proved the merits of the conditioning program he started early in February when he completed 10 of 14 passes for 256 yards and three touchdowns in just one half of play as the Chiefs ripped Miami 36-14 last Sunday. Dawson's performance — his touchdown passes of 26, 89 and 39 yards lifted his 'total for the season to 22 — earned 'him the Offensive Player of the Week award in the American Football League by The Associated Press. CANTON, Ohio (AP) Greatest Crawford, of Brooklyn, N. Y., lapsed into a coma and was rushed to a hospital Wednesday night after being knocked out by Marion Connor in a 10-round light heavyweight fight. BOWLING There were no howling results from either Shamrock Lanes or Slrat-0-Lanes yesterday. Use Our Layaway Program for Christ-mas NO PAYMENT TIL FEB.'67 NO MONEY DOWN UP TO 36 MONTHS TO PAY! Firestone 20" Warrior Compact $3995 Smart sporty styling with white enamel frame, red chain guard and white and red polo saddle. 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