The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 28, 1967 · Page 6
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version
February 28, 1967

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Publication:
Location:
Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Tuesday, February 28, 1967
Page:
Page 6
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 6 article text (OCR)

Pull Upset Tie; Coaches Show the Boys Mythnffli (Ark.) Oourbr Iftwi - ftmdir, M>mvy », IWf- Ftp Mini liiiiiiiiiinniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiuniiiiiiiiniiiii' Hign Sc/ioo/ Arkansas Basketball Scores By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Class A First Round Green Forest 57, Waldo "45 .-Altheiiner Martin 65, Hamburg 62. . Bay 74, Rector 50 Today's Games Charleston vs. Brinkley, 2 p.m. Whitehall "vs. McGehee, 6:30 p.m. Mena vs. Mulberry, 9:30 p.m. Class B First Round ; Taylor 79, Pyatt 76 i : Palestine 77, Mississippi iiCounty 63 * Cotter 49, Prescott McRae 44 '.-, Today's Games *• Oil Trough vs. Wilmot, 12:30 sp.m. • * Bradley vs. Yellville, 3:30 "p.m. " Weiner vs. Fountain Hill, 8 Jp.m. Region 3AA Senior Boys At Russellville Pine Bluff Townsend Park 70, L*Pine Bluff Merrill..40. I* Searcy 69, North Little Rock idnes 54 ,. Little Rock Catholic 81, Cabot "59 Others * Harrison 59, Valley Springs 53 «Armorel'$ First ,'LossinYMCA 1 Grade League Central defeated Armorel 31'18 and Lange buried Sudbury »53-33 last night in YMCA Grade {; School League at Junior High The defeat was Armorers "first of the season, although 'the boys have been forced to Jcome from behind on other oc- > casions. 2 Central played one of it's "better defensive games of the "season, especially in the last *half. Score was. 18-all-.after-6ne « quarter, and Armbrel went out •front in. the .second perjod. "Score-was 13-9 at intermission. The Central boys reversed the trend in the third period 8-2 and had their most productive innings in the fourth, when they racked up a decisive 14-3 quarter. In' .the second game Lange sped to a 12-5 first quarter and 22-12 at the half. Lange really poured it on in the third 21-3, then turned it over to the reserves. Sudbury posted an 18-10 fourth quarter in its best effort of the. night. Thursday's games are , scheduled at Burdette gym; Gosnell vs. Sudbury at 6:30 and Burdette against Fairview in the 7:30 game. Six-Man Tag In Hayri Ring HAYTI — Eddie Freeman has lined up a six-man tag team match for pro wrestling-spectators here Thursday night '' Rowdy Red Roberts,; Herb Welch and Ray Lopez are teammates. The opponents are Tim. Tyler and the Blue Infernos. In 10-minute openers: Lopez vs. Tyler; Welch vs. Inferno No. 1; and Roberts vs. Inferno No. 2. First bell at 8:15. Spaniard Wins KINGSTON, Jamaica' (AP) — Spanish Davis Cup player Jose Gisbert defeated Richard Russell of Jamaica 6-4, 6-4 in «ie first round of an International tennis tournament. By MIKE RECHT Associated Press Sports Writer Wallflower Alabama stopped the music momentarily on the Tennessee waltz toward the Southeastern Conference basketball title Monday night, but the Vols danced on. Eighth-ranked. Tennessee got its feet tangled at Tuscaloosa and tripped over the Crimson Tide 53-50, but managed a half- game lead when Mississippi State swept Vanderbilt off the floor 74-71 at Starkville. * * * Idle Florida broke in on Vanderbilt and replaced the Commodores in second place. The Vols are 13-3, Florida 13-4 and UKE THIS, BOYS — Fred Mitchell, Blytheville Junior-High basketball coach, glides in for two points. Fred led the coaches- teachers club to a 60-49 win over the BHS Red Raiders" here last night. Others in the photo (from left) are Ron Worthen, Buddy Layton, Mike Henderson, Dan Rains and Charles Hall. In the top photo, a girl (24) waiting to get into the first game action, blows bubbles. The girls tied the Hi-Y boys 28-28 (Courier News Photos) Herb, Tojo in a Bloody Draw MEMPHIS — Blue Infernos defeated Al and Don Greene in three falls of- the main event at the Auditorium last night. Herb Welch and Tojo Yamamoto met in a bloody, three- fall, no-decision bout, Herb winning the first fall, Tojo the second. Herb had the better of the third bloody fall when ref Bob Arnold called it off. . In one-fall prelims, Mae Goodner and Sarah Lee topped Dianne Lynn and Cora Combs in a tag event. In the opener, ref Eddie Malone gave the match to Jackie Fargo over the Destroyer on disqualification. Size of the crowd was off last night. Juqn One IJnhapjpy Fella; Dunning Best-Paid Phillie By ED SCHUYLER JR. Associated Press Sports Writer "Manager-second baseman" Juan Marichal says he's tired of reading the same thing and unless the San Francisco Giants do something about it, he will sit out this season. What Marichal, who says he already has returned two contracts, wants to read is a pact with a $125,000-figure on it. The Giants reportedly are offering him $90,000 an estimated $15,000 increase over last -season, to. pitch, not to manage or play second base as he currently is doing for his' own Softball team in the Dominican Republic." '• '.••• ..- > ;• "We're doing pretty good," Marichal said Tuesday. "We played 10 games already and we won six or seven." ..•..'•'.* * * . San Francisco might; have trouble winning six of 10 if they don't have Marichal on the mound; '.The star right-hander, 25-6 last season, also said: "I told Mr, Eeeney. (General Manager Charles Feeney) that i[ all the contracts are going t» be - the same, he should stop sending theti." While Marichal was waiting for satisfaction, pitcher Jim Sunning found some'-a reported $80,000 worth — with the Philadelphia Phillies, who were helped by a good game of golf. The salary, an estimated $10,1000 boost, makes the 35-ysar-oId Banning the highest paid player in Phillie history. The veteran righthander, who won 19 games i neaeh of the last three seasons, was in a happy mood at Clearwater, Fla., saying he beat teammate Larry Jackson in golf Sunday with a "and figured I could afford to take less than I wanted." : Another veteran pitcher, southpaw Steve Barber of Baltimore 1 , came to terms Monday, but there was a condition put in his contract. His arm, which became sore last season, must hold up if he is to make mere money.: The contract calling for an estimated $30,000, the same as his 1966 salary, states that if he remains on the active roster past May 11 he will get an increase, believed to be about $3,000. 22 for Dickson JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) John Dickson scored 22 points and Dave Renn 20 Monday night as Arkansas State defeated Trinity 93-79 to complete an unbeaten Southland Conference season. The Indians finished 8-0 in the league and now await the start of the NCAA college division playoffs. Harold. Scifres added 18 points for the Tribe and held John Lynch, Trinity's second leading scorer, to only one point. Milt Sullivan had 14 points for Arkansas State. By ED HAYES, Sports Editor Just before the last buzzer of the first game, a 6'8 member of the girls physical education department team dipped a field goal to lead the lovelies to a 28-28 upset tie over the Hi-Y boys. Wliat's lhat? You've never heard of an upset lie in basketball? Buddy, they did a lot of things in the Blythuville Higli gym last night you never ever heard about. * * t In the other half of the doubleheadcr, played for the benefit of Kenneth Ralph, members of the BHS male faculty (mostly coaches) showed the BHS sophomore Red Raiders a few lessons as they ran to a 60-49 triumph. In other words, they did a good job of practicing what they leach. This morning, BHS teacher James Raby, coordinator of the 1,000 miles-off-Broadway production, announced that $419 had been collected for teenager Kenny wiw is still paralyzed from a swimming mishap last summer. The boy is undergoing specialized treatment in Chicago. When all the returns are in, Raby expects the tally to reach $450. * * * The BHS gym was a good place to stay away from if you didn't have charity in your heart, because some liberties were taken with the rules that were set down more than 75 years ago by James Naismith in Springfield, Mass. Liberties were taken especially in the first game, billed as a handicap event. The boys wore a boxing glove on one hand in the first half while speeding to a 22-11 lead, and a glove on both hands in the last portion. The PE girls were paced in the catch-up half by teachers Becky McAlpine and Val Stewart. It was Becky's crisp inbounds pass to the 6'8 center that set up the winning basket. * * • * Actually the center was Walt Hampton from the BHS varsity Chickasaws, disguised as a referee. He swallowed his whistle, slipped under the basket, took the pass and dipped .it without a challenge. The timing was perfect. The Harlem Globetrotters couldn't have staged it better. And who was there to say the basket was illegal? Not Ron Boggs, the other referee. He swallowed his whistle, too. The girls were accelerated by Paula Wood's 10 points. Kathy King collected 8; Patsy Ross, Terry Henson and Me-;, lissa Dllahunty 2 each. For the Hi-Y hoys, Johnny Holifield, Barry Smith and? Charles Gaines hit 6 points apiece; John Brownlee, Waynr Duncan, Jim Ellis, Kent llaynes, Phil Duncan and Casey Tetley all contributed deuces. Esau Dean and Harold Davis coached the boys, while Raby masterminded the girls strategy. * * * Then a roar went up as the BHS coaches and teachers took, the court for their warmups. And line figures they were,. too. Mixing savvy with a fast break, the adults galloped to a.' 31-24 lead that was never seriously challenged. Fred Mitchell ... held the team together and sacked 18 points. Hustling Bob Williams bangd 9. Agile Dan Rains ran up 8; Dwight Williams and Jim Dixon 7s; Ron Worthen (refugee from the A-State football team) 6; Alan Stolt 3; and Lonnie Heft 2. * * * For the Red Raiders, who began to mix it up in the second half when they found out — too late — that the coaches weren't going to pull any punches, Terry Gurley turned out to be the leader with 12 points. Mike Henderson scored 9. Ronnie Rowland rolled up 8; Charles Hall 7; Donnie, Stout 4; Jody Gude 3; Buddy Layton, Jim Presnell and Rob Porter 2s. The referees were Dor. Haskew and Stan Williams. Several times they agreed on calls. Steve Liltrell was timekeeper, Harold Kinnell scorer. Music was furnished by the BHS pep band. Tlie trumpet soloist who blew taps for the Raiders was unidentified. * * * Warmup time before the game was cut short. They fear, ed the old men would wear out before the action commenced. The men huffed and puffed but they blew the boys down. It was a rough battle. "I've never been fouled so much in all my life," groaned Rains, picking himself up off the floor for the third time. If he'd been there, Kenny Ralph would've gotten a kick out of it. Tennessee Trips at Tuscaloosa but Vandy Is Defeated Vanderbilt 12-4 in their whirl for .he crown and an "NCAA tournament bid. The dance floor in the Big Ten cleared . somewhat as Indiana protected its narrow lead by stepping lightly past Michigan 98-96.at Ann Arbor. . : ' ' * ' * * Michigan State broke a four- way tie for second by setting down Ohio State 74-63 for its 19th straight victory ; at home, while Purdue bumped Iowa out of the runner-up spot 78-75 at Iowa City. The Hoosiers stand in the spotlight with an 8-3 record with the Spartans next at 7-4. Northwestern and Wisconsin, both idle, are 6-4 and Iowa is 6-5. | Western Kentucky and Texas ] Western, with NCAA bids wrapped up, protected their Top Ten rankings with ease. The third-ranked Hilltoppers crowned Austin Peay 116-75 at Bowling Green and the Miners, No. 9, pushed aside Arizona Slate 61-51 at Tempe. *. . * * Independents Georgia Tech and Chicago Loyola, trying, to cut in on an NIT bid, breezed along while another hopeful, Clemson of the Atlantic Coast Conference, .stumbled. The Engineers 17-9, paced by Ted Tomasovich's 27 points, stopped Miami of Florida 90-84 while Jim Tillrhari scored 39 [joints as Loyola, 14-9, clobbered Bowling Green 110-93 for its fifth straight victory. But Clemson, 17-7, lost a 69-60 lead as Virginia'l Chip Case scored 27 points in » 73-71 upset. Helps You Overcome FALSETEETH Looseness and Worry No longer be annoyed cr feel 111-at- ease became.of loow. wobbly Ills* tenth. FASTEETH, an Improve* alkaline powder holdi plaMi firmer so they feel more comfortable. Avoid cmbarrnMment caused by loo»fal» teeth. Dentures that fit are essential to health.8ee your UentUt regulsrly. Get FASTEST:; at ail drug oovmttn. BURNETT'S ROYAL ; TIRE SERVICE • On South Hlwaj (1 •-..-..• For 15 lean . . >T«M It 1W M.P.H.WIMW4 N||l taw ;;.-.• fin MB (1PIIIM: . I, RIDES TONIGHT ON CHANNEL 13 5:30 P.M. "DAY'S PAY" While tracking a killer, Cheyenne-is asked by a girl to save her town from ter< rorifti. QDUIHBB-TU A nevrapaperboy learns to keep good records Young man taking a business course! During the school day this boy takes courses in English, arithmetic, the social sciences. And he does well at them. On his newspaper route, he takes another course—a business course, in which he applies in a practical way the things he learns in the classroom—he also learns something more. He karna the basics of business, which will stand him in good stead throughout his life. As a newspaperboy, he operate hia own retail business, with the counsel of our circulation people who make a career of working with boys. He buys his newspapers from us, and he sells them to you. In managing his business, he delivers, collects, keeps records, learns to deal with people. Little wonder so many business leaders of today will tell you the most valuable experience they had as a boy was managing a newspaper route. It's one good way a boy can round out his education. For information, call— Blytheville Courier News

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page