The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 23, 1967 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, January 23, 1967
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BIylhevffle '(Ark.) Courier New* - Monday, January », 1M7 - Page NlM MICKEY SHOOTS 79 Light Week in AIC By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Defending champion Southern State will try to extend Us Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference basketball lead this week when the Muleridei's Make 6d Harding arid Htndersor', Southern Stale, spOrtiiig a 7-1 conference and 11-2 6ver\\ll record, battles Harding at Bearcy Tuesday night before ent'srtain- ing Henderson at Magnolfj Friday. - ' • '* This week will be a lighMnt in AIC circles. Harding e»\er- tains Ouachita Baptist at Searcy Friday night in the only Other game beffire three clashes Saturday. * * * Saturday's slate matches Arkansas Tech and Arkansas College at Batesville, Tennessee Martin Branch and State College of Arkansas at Comvay and Hendrix and Arkansas State Junior College at Beebe. In Saturday's action, Stat* College tripped Arkansas College 83-89, Ouachita beat Christian Brothers 69-68, Southern State bumped Austin College 5952 and Delta State pounded Arkansas A&M 104-75. State College vaulted to an li-po'int haiftime l*ad as Tom McKifirtey sank nin* consecutive points. Mickey Johnson led th* Bears in scoring with 19 points and McKinney added 16. Bili COosey paced Arkansas Colie^' with 22 points and Jim H*rtfcy had 18. * * * Larry Bone tallied 20 points, Robert Cornelius 14 and Tommy Patterson 12 in pacing the Ouachita victory. Larry Whitley tallied 14 points, Butch Price 13 and Donnie Denton had 12 for Southern State. TACTICAL WIN IN 4:02,6 Ryun Is Satisfied LOS NGELES (AP) - With the long 1967 track season-indoor and outdoor—just beginning, the athletes, are breaking from the starting blocks at a measured pace. Winners in the Los Angeles Invitational indoor met Saturday night before 11,34.6 fans in the Sports Arena struck a repetitive theme. Jim Ryun, who won a tactical mile in 4:02.6, said., ".Last year Armorel Is Champion Armorel's grade school Tigers won the Osceola YMCA Invitational basketball tournament Saturday night by defeating the Reiser Yellowjackets 39-11 in the finale at Osceola High School gym. . Armorel started fast with a 6-1 reading at the end of the first quarter and led 23-6 at intermission. Armorel's good shooting and ball maneuvering did the work for the champs. The Keiser team showed a lot of hustle. Trophies were presented the winners and runnerup teams by Osceola's YMCA director Al Marques. Dell won the consolation game over Osceola. Armorel is to play Blytheville Central at Blytheville Junior High tonight at 7:30 The Tigers have a game with Leachville at Armorel Thursday at 6:30 p.m. I reached my peak t»o early. This year I want to come along a litle more slowly. That's why I was very satisfied with my performance." Jim Greele, the 30-year-old veteran who outsprinted Gerry Lindgren to take an. 8:45.0 two- mile, said, "I'm going to concentrate on the longer distances. I'd like to build up for the three-mile outdoors." And Richmond Flowers, the Tennessee football star, whose 7.1 won the 60-yard high hurdles, admitted he was looking ahead. "I can hardly wait to get outdoors. I'm aiming for 12.9 in .the 120-yard high hurdles." . The present world record is 13.2, held by Martin Lauer of Germany and Lee Calhoun of the United States. Pole vaulter Bob Seagren came within a slight push of breaking his world indoor record of 17-1, set last month. Seagren cleared 17-2, but failed to push the pole backward as he thrust his body over the bar. The pole fell under the bar and into the pit, nullifying the vault. Seagren had to settle for 16-0. Other favorites winning their events were Charlie Greene, 6.0 in the 60-yard dash; Ralph Boston, 26-3% in th long jump; Art Walker, 53-11.V4 in the triple jump, and John Rambo, 611% in the high jump. Jim. Kemp won the 500-yard run in. 57.2, Jack Yerman took the 600 in 1:10.6, Preston Davis captured the 1,000 in 2:11.9, and Dave Maggard put the shot. 62- Close Shave for Barbers; Langley Men Romp in Y Hudson Barber Shop claimed a closely played 5451 win over Pepsi-Cola; and :^Langley's Auto Sales romp~ ed to a 70-49 win over Mead's Clothiers Saturday night in YMGA league play. In .the first game Hudson built up a 17-9 advantage in the first quarter and held off the Drinkmen's closing • rush. Winners had only a ; 27-23 lead "at the half, re- 1 gained a point in the third I period, but almost lost it i in the fourth, when Pepsi ! almost always produces its ' best offensive effort. ' Charles Cronk's 18 points ; led the winners' scoring. ' Bob Thompson scored 14; ! Terry Parnell 12; Charles i Sexton 8; and Bob Jennings : 2.' : For Pepsi James McLean • was high with 19, followed by Tony HcLean at 16; Forest McLemore 13; and Richard Oakley 3. * + * In the second game, Langley spurted to a 20-8 lead in the first period and was never seriously threatened. The score was 33-19 at intermission. Gale Downing led the Langley attack with 23 points. Bill Langley netted 13; Larry Thompson 12; Morris Finley 9; Ennis Johnson 3; Bill Landdn 8; and Wayne Sanders 2. For the losers it was 19 for Gerald Wicker; Richard Brewer 16; Jackie Elliott 7; Randy Gray 4; and Don Burnett 3. Wednesday's games: 7:00 — Langley's. vs. Ark-Mo Power; 8:00—Mead's vs.- Phillips Ford. Baptists and Nazarenes Have a Dandy Argument Church teams played three games in the YMCA league Saturday afternoon, Trinity Baptist upsetting First Methodist 35-19; First Baptist defeating Steele Nazarenes 41-31; and First Presbyterian downing First Baptist's No. 2 team 72-32. First Methodist stayed close in the first game until intermission, winding up the first quarter at 8-all, and trailing 18-11 at intermission. In the second half, they did a very good job defensively, but scored only four points in each of the last two periods. In the seoond IWM. * in * Baptists bad their twnds full in pulling out *« vw tory. over Steele Missouri Nazarenes. Winners led 1916 at the halfway mark, but a second half rally pulled Nazarenes into a tie in the fourth period. Baptists regrouped their forces and stormed out front to stay. It was one of the better games of this season. * + * First Presbyterians had littlq trouble with the No. 2 outfit of First Baptist. They taped out front on a 26-7 first quarter and coasted over the remaining stages. Next Saturday's games find First Baptist opposite First Presbyterian; Steel* against First Methodist; and Trinity Baptist meeting NTH Baptitt No. 2. Kilowatttrs Escapt with Win EDDYVILLE, Ky. - Ark-MO PdwiSr's Kltowatters from Blylhevillt. enjoyed their first visit to the Kentucky State Prison Sunday afternoon. They escaped with a 148-137 victory over the inmates. John D*mus slammed in 55 points and Darrell Payne 36 fir the boarders. Jerry Hudgins hurled 44 for the visitors. John Bass bagged 29; Quittoan Sullins 27; A.C. Williams 22; Fred Mitchell 17; ftby Hall 7; and Jerry Hart 2. Ark-Mo has a 2:30 ganifc in the GOsiiell gym Sunday afternoon against Bill Sper6s of Memphis. CARDS HELP Landry a Winner By FRANK O'REILLY Associated Press Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tom Landry, coach of the Dallas Cowboys and the all-stars of the National Football League's Eastern Division, thinks his conference has closed the talent gap with the West—and the Pro Bowl supports his contention. Landry's Easterners sluged out a 20-10 win over the West in a persistent rain Sunday before 15,062 fans. The success was the second in s row for the East stars, who, a year ago, dumped their Western counterparts, 36-7. Laundry's own Dallas Cowboys made a case for the East just three weeks ago when they came within a whisker of tying Western winner Gren Bay hi the NFL title game. The Packers prevailed, 34-27, but the Cowboys proved a worth contender. * * * Now Landry was a winner and smiled as he praised his team: "We had a fine game. Defensively, we made the key plays and that decided the ballgame. Offensively, we missed, a lot of chances, of course, but I thought (quarterback Don) Meredith played well in the first quarter and (quarterback Frank) Ryan played well in the second period. Then, in the second half we lost momentum." For the first 30 minutes, the East was dominant to the point of embarrassment. Pittsburgh's Mike Clark opened the scoring with first- period field goals of 18 and 17 In the second quarter, Cleveland's Ryan hit teammate Gary Colins on a 24-yard pass that put the ball on the two-yard line. Moments later, Johnny Roland of St. LOuis smashed through for the score. Then * * defensive back Larry Wilson, also of St. Louis, intercepted a pass and Ryan found Collins in the end zone with an 18-yard scoring throw. Additionally, Clark missed three field goals in the half and, statistically, the East outplayed the West better than 2-1. The West defense railed in the second half and the offense moved the ball well, but a strong eastern pass rush and the lead. Well, Shut His Mouth! By MURRAY ROSE Associated Press Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) - "I'm going to beat him real good and shut his mouth," predicted middleweight champion Emile Grif- i as he awaited his title defense against Joey Archer tonight at Madison Square Garden. "1 beat him before and didn't get the decision so this time I'll make sure it's not even close," rebutted Archer, .the 29-year-old challenger from New York. The 28-year-old champion, winner over Archer by majority decision last July 13, is a 7-5 favorite to make it two straight in the scheduled 15-rounder. It will be telecast live nationally and to Mexico but New York will be blacked out. Starting time is 10 p.m., EST. Garden crowd of officials forecast a 14,000 pay up- ing from $5 to $20. Griffith has been guaranteed $75,000 against 45 per cent of all receipts. Archer will get 15 per cent of all receipts. Archer was a 13-10 favorite in the first fight which drew 13,776 customers and a gate of $102,246. leachville Juniors Win 19th PARAGOULD - Charles Bowlin's Lcachvllle Junior High Cubs won their 19th game of the season here Saturday, stopping the fsragould Pups 34-11. Terry Adams with 12 points and Ron Edgln with 8 led the assault. Paragould won the B game 34-25. Leachville's once,beaten Cubs are entered in the tourney at Jonsboro Wednsday night, tipoff at 6:30. Casper Has Pebble Lead; Big 2 Not Too Far Away By JACK STEVENSON The return bout has been | Associated Press Sports Writer postponed twice, first by Arch-j PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) er's virus infection and then _ B illy Casper, Jack Nicklaus when Griffith twisted his right -••--ankle in training, tearng cartilage in the ankle. This will be the 15th title fight for Griffith, who held the wel- terweigtit crown before he dethroned Dick Tiger as middleweight king of April 25. The champ be aiming for his seventh straight victory and eighth consecutive triumph in a world title contest. Griffith's record is 51-7, including 18 knockouts. He has been stopped once. Archer has a 46-3 record, in- and Arnold Palmer, each a winner of more than $100,000 in 11966, led the race for top cash in Bing Crosby's $104,500 Golf Tournament heading into the stretch today. Casper, at 215, led by a stroke as the only golfer, among the 168 pros who started, to better par for 54 holes. Pressing the U.S. Open champion at 216 were Masters' champ Nicklaus and Palmer, the leading money winner of all lime. They battle 75 other finalists wards of $100,000 at prices rang-1 eluding only nine knockouts. AM&N Fourth at KG KANSAS CITY (API-Arkansas AM&N, sparked by a victory in the mile relay, placed fourth Saturday in the NAIA Ih- Bruce Gossett of Los Angeles dool . Track and Field Champi- kicked a 27-yard field goal in the third quarter and San Francis- i co's Ken' Willard caught a A relay team composed of cos iven muara caug.n « »i-| H Smothers, Harold Fran- yard touchdown pass from Bart, . *„ s .', anf) Rlhfirt Starr of Green Bay in the final quarter—but the West never re ally theatened to pull out a victory. * * * Despite the West's defeat, Chicago's exrii'ii" runner, Gayle Sayers. was voted the outstanding back of the game. The sec- ond-ycsr pro from Kansas gained 110 yards in just 11 carries — including a twisting, 52- yard sprint. Floyd Peters, a nine-year defensive tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles and the East, was named the top lineman, primarily for his intensive pass rush that kept the Western quarterbacks off balance much of the >: Angeles newspaper publishers cis, Walter Smith and Elbert Stinson covered the distance in 3:17.3, accounting for the Lion's only victory in the meet. Southern Univefsity of Baton Rouge won the team title with 102% points, followed by Texas Southern with 87, Eastern Michigan with 46 and AM&N with 30. Harding College had four points. Stinson tied Southern's Anthony Gates for a record in the 440-yard run during the preliminaries as each covered the distance in 48.8. one-tenth of a sec ond better than the record set last year by Southern's Thron Lewis. However, in the finals, Gates placed second and Stinson third behind Southern's Oliver Ford who had a 49.2 time. * + » . . Bobby Brown of AM&N was second in the GOyard dash and third in the long jump with a leap of 24 feet 4 inches.- Jim Crawford of Harding finished sixth in the mile run and Jay Boyle of Searcy, running unattached, finished fifth in the open mile run. A former Harding star, high jumper Tom Bateman, saw his record fall by four inches when John Hartfield of Texas Southern leaped 7 feet 1. Bateman, competing unattached in the open high jump, finished fourth by leaping 6 feet 6. Harding's two-mile relay team tied for fourth place with Southern University. a $16,000 top prize. Casper the pro golfers last year foiled with $121,944, Nicklaus finished second at $111,419 and Palmer earned $110,467. * * * Golfers dueled over the long Pebble Beach course, attested one of the world's best, where one errant shot can ruin a round. All the finalists have played three courses already — Cypress Point, Spyglass Hill and Pebble Beach — with varying success. After Sunday, Bill Parker of West Orange, N.J., surprisingly found himself in fourth place with a 70 and 217. Jim Colbert of Kansas City, Kan., Jerry Pittman of Locust Valey, N.Y., each with 74, and PGA champ Al Geiberger of Carlton Oaks, Calif., with 71, were all at 218. * * * For the third 18-hole test, Nicklaus scrambled at soggy Spyglass Hill, Palmer charged" and the me- passed them. both with his routinely spectacular game at Pebble, where twice he has won. ••The San Diego. Star, set a tournament record of 277 in 1958 and : won again in 1963. His closest competitors haven't captured • the Crosby although each has finished in the runner-up spot. -- at Cypress Point thodical Casper BueU W. Carter, MFA Agent 607 N. 6th Next Door to Dixie Pig Phone PO 3-3361 Tax Returns and Bookkeeping Service Efficient - Confidential Virgil Davis Complete Ins. 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The site for the next One remains undecided, although the league meeting Feb. 13 in Miami may select it. One week later, the National Football League gathers in Hawaii and this could have some bearing on the AFL game. For on Sunday, the NFL Ail- Star Game — called the Pro Bowl — drew only 15,062 in Los Angeles for the smallest crowd at that event in its 17 years. Players from hoKi leagues have suggested a Super All-Star Game because the merger has produced the Super Bowl and drained interest from each league's all star contest. Commissioner Pete Rozelle said at Oakland that each league has a contract with its respective television network through 1970 and that the Los have "seven or eight years" to 'go on a contract for the NFL clash. He said he doubted whether a merged game could come about next year. While Kie speculation was going on in the stands, the top AFL players were slipping and sliding on the field. HERMON JONES BUSINESS MEN'S ASSURANCE CO- 1420 Union Aye. 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