The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 9, 1966 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 9, 1966
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Blyttwffl* (Ark.) Courier New* - Friday, December 9,1MB- P«e Seven BULLDOGS' BEST - Wilson High's Terry, Warhurst (left), a guard; back Jerry Rowsey (center); and back Lynn Smith were voted to the District 3-B football all-star team by the league coaches. (Courier News Photo) BEST — Jackie Warhurst of Shawnee has been voted the outstanding lineman fli District 3-B football for 1966. See Ed Hayes's column. (Courier News Photo) Trumann Foe Manila Is In Title Round TRUMANN — Two Manila teams and the two host squads are opponents for the Pre-Holiday championships here Saturday night. The Manila High Lions advanced with 69-60 triumph over Monette last night. Manila Junior High defeatde Bay 38-34. Mike Deaton triggered 23 points for Manila's Lions and Preston Tale rang 20. Tate also took 15 rebounds. John Benson contributed 8 points and 11 rebounds. * + + Monette led 13-7 after a quart er but the lead see-sawed back and fourth through the second quarter. Manila took over early in the last half and from there led all the way. Trumann advanced to Satur. day's main event with a Wed nesday night victory over Bay Earlier this year Trumann bowed in a close one to Manila. For the Manila juniors, Mike Tucker hustled up 12 points; Bruce Hornberger 7; and Tom Fowler B. The Monette-Bay consolation frays are tonight. Saturday's lineup: juniors at 6:30, seniors at 8. Church Play Sat YMCA Inter-Church League is to open its 19G6-67 basketball season Saturday afternoon with three games. First Methodist is scheduled to play Trinity Baptist at 2, followed at 3 by First Baptist vs. Steele Missouri Nazarene, and at 4 First Presbyterian vs. Immaculate Conception. All games are to be in the YMCA gym. iiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiniiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiii BOWLING iiiiiiiHiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiin Bea Edwards wrapped up 183513 in Household Exec League yesterday at Shamrock. Ruth Gregg tossed 180-507; Louise Grissom 190-475; and Billie Gieser 174. Eighth-place Queen Pins pitched 648; and second- place Burger Broil 1850, Blythovlllo Tractor Co. .. 30 13 Burfiol 1 Broil 36 18 Alley KnU 30 22 pin Bwtors 29 23 AKI-ICO 28 24 3 M1HW1 ;..•• 2«tt 2514 Unlit Hitters 20 29 Qucon Pins 24 28 Turkey TH& 2014 31V* No, 12 1» J3 All Stnr» IB M Hurst True Toncn 1« 38 The View from Here ED HAYES On a Limb ARKANSAS STATE'S SELECTION COMMITTEE WENT out on one of those limbs when they picked Dyess and Missco to play in the 20th annual Northeast Arkansas Invitational, Jan. 2-7. I'm convinced both will show with representative class but Dyess has already been beaten by Luxora and Shawnee. On the other hand, friend, Dyess is the only team to beat Missco. And Missco has it. The County Invitational at Missco next week should be more explosive than usual, with more teams than usual having a chance. * * * Missco and Dyess are in the Class B bracket of the A-State show. Leachville and Manila are in the A half. Nothing wrong with these selections . . . although it's worth noting that bypassed Gosnell is one of the three undefeated clubs left in this area. Leachville and Blytheville are the others. Manila had a chance to move in the state rankings a week ago when Leachvilie (then rated No. 4, now No. 3) called. The homefloor Lions almost made it click but after two quality quarters they faltered, surrendered 11 straight points and were ready for bed (and some disturbing dreams). * * * Leachville's record is 8-0. The Lions do not have a game tonight. Their only battle this week was Monday night against Southland. Looking ahead to a weathery winter, John Widner scheduled flu shots instead of another game. The Lions hoisted themselves into the No. 3 position in the state in the Associated Press runoff and the victory over Southland should do nothing to chip any glamor from their position but polls are tricky, fickle, real pickle jars upon occasion. Sometimes when a school is idle, poll voters tend to under- grade the team. This is painfully true if one or two of the other top teams fire shots that are heard around the state. * * * WITH WILSON DROPPING GOSNELL IN FOOTBALL, the Pirates are looking for three games next autumn. J.W. Smith. Goz general, is trying to fill the Sept. 1, Oct. 13 and Oct. 20 openings. Trumann is a Double A school now so that was another loss for Gosnell. One other change on the Bucs' 1967 calendar: Manila is replacing Gideon, Mo. Chuck Gentry might be Gosnell's quarterback next season. His campaign for the job has already begun. * * * DISTRICT 3-B FOOTBALL COACHES WERE ALMOST unanimous in naming Shawnee's Jackie Warhurst as the league's outstanding lineman. The rugged 6'3 youngster probably could've made it as a back also. He played in the Indans' backfield when the team was just about wiped out with injuries. Then in the last game of the season with about a minute or so left, the senior asked his coach Bill Welch if he could please run with the ball one more time. He did—for 40 yards and a TD. * * * After their games, the Earle Bulldogs pause for a minute of silent prayer, then they say the Lord's Prayer. Following the game with Shawnee, Earle coach Randolph Crowder remarked: "I don't know what my boys prayed for, but I prayed I'd never have to face a boy like Warhurst again." Big praise. For a big player. AT KENNETT Papooses Fall KENNETT - Blytheville Junior High's two basketball teams were sent back across the border with losses last night. Kennett beat the Papooses 44-43. The Blytheville B team surrendered in the opener 55-19. Three big Blytheville mistakes netted one big basket and the win for the Missourians in the main event. The Papooses had led almost the entire game. * * * Fred Mitchell, Blytheville coach, didn't blame his boys. He tried to shoulder the glame himself by saying his youngsters weren't well enough prepared for the late situation where they should've controlled the ball rather than getting off bad or unnecessary shots. The coach, despite the disappointment, stated: "I feel that we've started to come into our own now. They're beginning to jell." He said he was particularly pleased with the improved play of Jim Ross and Jeff Redden. * * * The Paps led 25-20 at the half and 39-32 going into the final quarter. They sorted 11-point advantages twice. But the fouls began finally o hurt. Several of the starters had to sit out important ae- on. Tommy Tompkins, Blytheville's leading rebounder with 3, fouled out with about two minutes left. His departure was a severe ilow. The ninth grader played a ine game. Blytheville was charged with .9 fouls, Kennett six. Blythe- 'ille sank 19 baskets from the ield, Kennett 15. * * * Tompkins piled up 13 points; 'im Ross 11; Newell Jerome 8; Dee Human 6; Ricky Reed 3; 7th Graders Beat Wilson Blytheville's seventh grade lasketball team won its third traighl yesterday, decisioning Vilson 42-15. Blytheville's B earn won the opener 41-19. Blytheville's next . game is here Dec. 19 at 6:30 p.m. a- [anist Leachville. Theo James youngsters are 3-0 now. and Redden 2. "We lost our poise at the end," Mitchell added. "We had plen- ,y shots' but they wouldn't go in the hole." Blytheville lost the ball three imes at the end, and the last ime, with about four seconds eft, Kennett cashed In. * * * In the first game, the Blytheville B scoring went like this: Terry Payton 5 John Beard 4; Mike Julian 3; Stewart Baguley, Joe Ross and Terry McCall 2 apiece; and Brandlin Henton an ace. The Paps' are slated to play their first home game Monday night in the senior gym against Annie Camp of JonesborO. There are two games, first tipoff at 6:30. FOR GIRLS ONLY 4 More at Keiser KEISER—More of the same, four girls basketball games, are being featured here tonight in the Mississippi County Invitational. The lineup: Missco juniors vs. Dyess at 6; Shawnee seniors vs. Missco at 7; Keiser juniors vs. Shawnee at 8:15; and Keiser seniors vs. Dell at 9:15. Here's the way the battles went last night: Keiser juniors dismissed Ma rion 41-23; Keiser seniors swept past Marion 35-26; Shawnee juniors eliminated Dell 36-24; and Dell seniors toppled Luxora 37-30. + + * Sandra Sentcr stashed 18 points for the Keiser juniors, Kathy Gaither helping with ISt. Pumping for the Keiser seniors were Pat Hunt with 10 tallies; Judy Lloyd with 9; and Verda Bohannon with 8. The Moore girls made 13 apiece for Marion. Shawnee's senior scoring: Barnes IS and Hcnnings 13. For Dell, Tonya Riggs ripped off 17. And for the Dell seniors, Jackie Gaines flipped 15 points; and Diane Armstrong 14. Woodard and George had 12s for Luxora. + + * The championship round is to be played here tomorrow night. There are four matches again, championship and consolation in each division. Philander Wins LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Jim Turner's field goal broke a tie with 5 second left and spurred Philander Smith to a 77-73 bag ketball victory over Hardinj Thursday night. Philander held a 37-29 half time lead, but Harding came back on Hie shooting of Ron Gross and Bill Turner to tie the score, LOS ANGELES - Tom Pawloski, 192, Oakland, Calif., knocked out Pedro Rajas, 182, Mexico, 1 iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinniiimiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiii COLLEGE 'niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiinniiiiiiniiiiiiiiiniiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiK By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Philander Smith 77, Harding 73 St. John's, N.Y. 77, Holy Cross 60 Temple 92, Scranton 68 Virginia 89, Richmond 84 Miami, Fla. 86, Mt. St. Mary's 83 Creighton 91, Wichita 88 Toledo 80, St. Joseph's, Ind. 54 Texas Western 67, Pan American 65 Houston 89, Southwestern La. 81 Memphis St. 63, Rice 54 Seattle 76, Santa Clara 63 Colorado 89, Mexican Nationals 80 MacPhail Unloads Maris on the Cardinals NEW YORK (AP) - Lee MacPhail, working feverishly over Jie shattered New York Yankees, continues to operate at his 'avorite market place — the National League. The new Yankee general manager shipped Roger Maris and his $75,000 salary tag to St. Liouis for third baseman Charley Smith Thursday. It was MacPhail, then work- since being hired to help rebuild he Yankees, who finished the 1966 season mired in the American League cellar for the first ime in 42 years. Ten days ago ic swapped third baseman Clete 3oyer to Atlanta for outfielder Bill Robinson. tlwas MacPhail, then wor ing for Baltimore, who engineered the biggest inter-league trade of 1965 when he dealt three players to Cincinnati for Frank Robinson. * * * • MacPhail can hardly expect the same kind of instant success for the Maris swap that Robinson brought to Baltimore. Smith is a journeyman third baseman who carries a lifetime batting average of .243. It was an open secret that the Yankees were ready to unload Maris, who only five years ago broke Babe Ruth's record for home runs when he hit 61 in a 162-game season. "I wasn't at all surprised," the slugging outfielder said aft- er being told of the deal. "I •atlier expected it. In fact, I expected to be traded ever since 1962." Smith, who has played for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago White Sox ind New York Mets as well as St. Louis, wasn't nearly as composed. I'll be darned," he exclaimed. * * * Maris, twice chosen the American League's Most Valua- >le Player, dominated baseball n 1961 with his blistering home run pace. After his record-shattering season, he rocketed into baseball's higher salary class but his I production slipped noticeably, I He hit 33 homers in 1962, 23 in 1963 and 26 in 1964. He was crippled by injuries through most of 1965, appearing in just 46 games and hitting only eight homers. He underwent surgery for the removal of bone chips at the base of his right hand after the season and played in 119 games last season, manging only 13 homers. \ **. SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) >All-America halfback Nick Eddy was named Notre Dame's most valuable football player of the 1966 season Thursday night and junior halfback Rocky Bleier' : was chosen 1967 team captain.'- Applications Now Being Accepted For Director of Economic Opportunity For Mississippi County QUALIFICATIONS: • Minimum 2 years college • Fair knowledge of Bookkeeping • Ability to get along with people • Some administrative experience. All applicatoins must be sent to the office of County Judge A. A. Banks, Courthouse, Blytheville. Deadline for applications Js 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14. Wrestling HAYTI — Chief White Eagle rallied with two straight falls to defeat Pancho Rivera here last night on the pro wrestling card. He used the Indian leather stretcher and a reverse cradle. Tojo Yamamoto and Tamaya Solo took the main event tag team match from Dwayne Peal and Treacherous Phillips. Peal was locked in a full nelson but fell back on Soto. 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