Del Rio News Herald from Del Rio, Texas on April 2, 1971 · Page 2
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6-DEL R»O (TEXAS) NEWS-HERALD. Friday, April 2^971 (. i r-- Snowballing Met with favorable comment after our crusade to keep Big Friendly un-polluted. Harry Carroll, public info director for Laughlin AFB, has a n,eat bit going in today's issue of the Border Eagle and at Thursday nite'fr meeting of the Amistad Bass Club prexy John Finegan .made an appeal. Finegan pointed'Qiut that since we have 300 members it would be a fine gesture for each to pickup after the thoughtless folks who toss cans and other refuse into Amistad Lake. We are sure that an all-out — never-ending — campaign by all fishing clubs and others interested in Big Friendly will do much to keep Amistad Lake from becoming a slush pit or garbage dump in the future. What's New An aluminum softball bat 4o^4he coming season was developed by the Wilson Sporting Goods people after exhaustive research. The new bat is slip-proof, crackproof and perfectly balanced all-aluminum. This is good news since less natural wood will be used up to add to the pilWdjf cracked or broken bats each season. The entire bat is fashioned of one-piece, seamless aluminum tubing, allowing neither "weakspots" nor area in which it-might disengage or come apart. A practical yet tasteful dull coidred, anodized ; finish \ eliminates distracting reflections and allows the hitter to perform with,unbroken concentration. Gone will be the hours spent by coaches trying to teach the youngsters to \ hold the "trade mark" up. . . ""-•: Skrumeda's Script Comes a letter addressed to your old Guffer today from Phyllis Ricks Skrumeda from Minneapolis, Minn. Let's read it together. "Just wanted you to know we watched a 30-minute show on WCIN-TV* yesterday called 'Fishing.' This 30 minutes was devoted to Lake Amistad or the announcer said 'Big Friendly,.as the natives call it.' He was very complimentary abo^t the people and their friendliness and said that the rock formations were so pretty that it was hard to concentrate on your fishing. "They gave directions on how to get to Diablo East Marina from Del Rio and showed the boat going into the marina. Mentioned that they borrowed the boat from Bill Stewart of Amistad Lodge. They were catching white and black bass and said they hoped to return soon. "Thought you might like to know that Big Friendly has been.on television up here. Believe me, I was shocked when I heard him say Lake Amistad.. I didn't think anyone had heard of it up here, but now they sure . have. Also they, said that the 1 Texans were known as braggards, but now could see why, cause Texas had everything you could ask for. Sincerely, Phyllis." Thank you for the letter. Phyllis and Texas can be thankful for having such thoughtful folks like yourself • too. Big League Gesture The Val Verde County Little League will have a big league bit supplied by members of the Del Rio Rams baseball club, announced LL prexy Freddie Hinojos this yawning. Hinojos revealed that the Rams will officiate for all the major* LL games supplying three umpires per contest in big league style. Dressed in dafk trousers and wearing, white shirts the Rams will work the games AFTER a" three session workshop. Ernesto Zamudio, president of the Rams organization verified Freddie's announcement and added, "We will conduct a three unit workshop first. The Rev. Wally Nickle, former president of our Little Leagues and devoted baseball director at Brady, will send us some films of Little League umpiring. We'll have about 15 members of our club studying the rules and bylaws of the Little League and we'll make every endeavor to conduct the ball games efficiently and without incident." • v Favorable Nite "Pears like the weather will cooperate for tonite's finals of the Queen City Relays where we hope for no wind aided-or-hindered results at Wildcat-'Stadium. The stage will be set for the 7:30 running event finals, nine speedy events which threaten the existing meet marks. Get there on time for the excitement of the 440-yard relay match between Del Rio's dandy foursome and Fredericksburg's fleet quartet, plus the rest of the pack. That's 30. Queen City Relays ^^^^' - ' - "" \ \ •> Draw Record Field Track and field progress has been established for the annual Queen. City Relays now in its third edition at the Del Rio High School. Meet director Walter Levermann, who is also the Wildcat track coach, said this morning that "the present field is greater than the past two and promises to threaten the 35 records set in 1970 and the four, marks set the year before." One change in the competing list this morning shows the Pearsall Marverick team coming in place of the Leakey Wolfpack. This Division 2 switch is the only change in the lineup that has nine schools in the 1st Division, 11 in Division 2, and 11 in Division 3. Coaches of the various visiting schools met from 10:30-11:30 a.m. this morning to study the seeding and heat arrangements for the 10-hour Relays beginning at high noon. Wildcat Stadium took on the appearance of a junior olympiad shortly after 10:30. this morning as the colorful; tents mushroomed in the spacious greensward of Wildcat Stadium's infield. With 20 of the region's schools here sporting almost every imaginable color combination Wildcat Stadium took on the multi-hues of pitched camps of nylon and canvas shelters. . Adding to the color and Softball Meeting Scheduled RAMMED IN-Dennis Boisvert, Laughlin AFB's contribution to the Del Rio ..Rams, slides un-contested into third base during Thursday night's game with Piedras Negras. Boisvert, from Wisconsin, is a pitcher-infielder and made his debut last night as the Rams dropped a 12-5 decision to -the Mexican team. (News-Herald Photo) The Rev. Fred Wiesen announced today that a second session to set up softball programs for adults and youngsters will be held Monday, April 5, at 7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the First '.Baptist Church. Mr. Wiesen reported that five Del Rio , churches, including the Laughlin &FB Chapel have expressed interest .in "the proposed programs which would afford softball leagues for men, women, boys and girls of the area at th< diamond on the First Baptis Church grounds. The interest was offered for both fastball and slow-pitch softball programs and Wildcat Netters In 14-A A A Finals SAN ANTONIO-The Del Rio High School tennis team qualified Joel Park in the singles and the doubles team of Cliff Dickehut and James White for this afternoon's final round of the 1971 District 14"-AAA meet being played at McFarlin Tennis Center here. Park won his first two round matches Thursday after a slow start. In his opening match Kerrville Tivy's Bu'd Lehman raced to a 6-1 first'game lead but the Wildcat singles ace came back to eliminate the Antlers top-seed 6-3, 6-3. In Park's second match the Del Rioan put together identical 6-2 games to turn down East Central's Chico Aguirre. Del Rio's doubles team of Dickehut and White defeated East Central's Jackie Jackson and Bubba Moms 6-3, 9-7 in a spirited first round match. In the second round the Queen City team trimmed 'Fredericksburg's brother duo,; the Weinheimers 6-1, 6-0. Del Rio's Neal McMuliian fell in the first round to Floresville's Vinnie Vinyard 6-3,' 4-6, 6-0 and the Wildcats second boys doubles team of John Faribault and Greg-Funk lost to East Central's Doody DeWaaLand Tip Yates 6-3, 6-2, after drawing a first round bye. In the girls division Patti Madison of Del Rio dropped out in the first round 6-1, 6-0 'to Sis Sunker of Floresville and the Queen City doubles team of Susan. Mehaffey and Judy Stallone Jpst to Bitsy Pickens and ?an*rfce of Tivy fi-0, 6-0. District champions will be named after this evening's action and the Wildcats will return to D.el Rio tonight. Fight Results Thursday's Fights By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS .TOKYO- MasaoOhba, 111%, Japan, outpointed Betulio Gonzalez, 110%, Venezuela, 15: Ohba retains WBA title. LOS ANGELES—Manuel Mendoza, 121, Mexico, knocked out Ronnie Jones, 122, Chicago, 5. "STOCKTON, Calif.-Angel Arias, 118, Mexico, outpointed Frankie Cabanig, 121, Philippines, 10. PORTLAND, Ore.-Andy Kendall, 175, Portland, out- pointed Larry Buck, Seattle, Wash,, 12. 174, VOTE FOR DR. HI E. NEWBY Sat. April 3 Exhibition Baseball By THE ASSOCIATED PP.ESS Thursday's Results Pittsburgh 5, Cincinnati 4 Chicago (N) 8, Cleveland 0 Kansas City 2, St. Louis 0 Oakland 4, San Diego 2 . San Francisco 4. Milwaukee 1 Detroit 13, Boston 12 Houston 5. New York (A) 0 Eugene (PCL) 9, Philadelphia 7 ' Atlanta 4, Richmond (IL) 2 Friday's Games Pittsburgh vs. Cincinnati at Tampa, Fla. Montreal vs. Pittsburgh "B" at Bradenton, Fla. Santa Clara U. vs. San Francisco at Santa Clra, Calif. Cleveland vs. Oakland at Mesa, Am, Augene (PCL) vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, Fla. Baltimore vs. New York (N) at New Orleans, La., night Washington vs. Atlanta at Birmingham, Ala., night Minnesota vs. New York (A) aTHouston, Tex., night Chicago (A) vs. .Chicago (N) at Tucson, Ariz., night Los Angeles vs. California at Anaheim, Calif.. night Saturday's Games Baltimore vs. New York (N) at New Orleans, La. Boston vs. New York (A) at Birmingham, Ala. Chicago (A) vs. Chicago (N) at Scottsdale, Ariz. Detroit vs. Cincinnati at Cincinnati Kansas City vs. St. Louis at Memphis, Tenn, Minnesota vs. Houston at Houston Washington vs. Atlanta at At- .lanta California vs. Los Angeles at Los Angeles Montreal vs. Pittsburgh at Bradenton, Fla. Tokyo Orions vs. San Francisco at San Francisco San Diego vs. Milwaukee at Albuquerque, N.M. Cleveland vs. Oakland at Mesa, Ariz. Monday's session is to help decide which project receives the most popularity from the area churches. Representation from all of city's congregations is invited to the meeting to. assist in the decisions for the season which has hopes of a*May 1 inaugural. Mr. Wiesen also pointed out that any of the churches which plan on fielding tea.rrjs'for ihe leagues are welcome to use the field for practice sessions any evening except Wednesday and Sunday, nights reserved for church services. The leagues for the boys and girls have<a 10th grade limit for boys and a junior high class limit for girls while the men's' and ladies league have no age- limit stipulated, Wiesen said. A nominal fee will' be charged each team to help defray expenses for the game balls. Officiating for the four planned leagues will hopefully come from interested adults or teen-agers of the city. pageantry of the 31" track and field teams the brick red oval with its bright white stripings formed an orbit of action fronting two magnificent grandstands. " In this elegant setting today and especially tonight fleet feet and straining muscles will attempt to establish new marks on the oval that was proclaimed "FAST" by Levermann i at 11:30 this morning. .The 12 noon action was in the centerfield where pole vaulters, shot putters, discus men,, long and high jumpers reigned. At 1:30 the prelims of the running events went into the recording books to set the stage for tonight's finals which 'begin precisely at 7:30 p.m. Pre-judged as a "speed ball" event the 1971 QCR has drawn such Class AAAA schools as Eagle Bass, New Braunfels and San Antonio Roosevelt. This trio will compete with Class AAA competition from Kerrville Tivy, Fredericksburg, Crystal City, San Felipe, Uyalde and host Del Rio in . Division 1. . •-->-The accent on swiftness derived! frbm I Del Rio's perreniAl parade) i of sprinters 'like Dennis Rowland, Tommy Ratliff, Albert l <3arcia and Gerald Land. This year Coach Levermann also has Russell Murgatroyd in the dashes and William Meredith joining Richard Bejarano and James Brubaker in the 120 high hurdles. Also in the 330-yard intermediates Levermann pins early speed and barrier form on Meredith and Bejarano. Del Rio's other speed-seeded event is the mile relay, the final event tonight with Garciaj Land, Rowland and Danny Platt. Fisherman's SPECIALS BELLOWS CLUB BOURBON luu" $469 QUART "f "Moderation Is The Key To Lasting Enjoyment" PHONE 775-3313 FREE DELIVERY GROCERY LIQUOR OLD SMUGGLER BLENDED Scotch Whiskey, 86 Proof £ 4* 4 a FULL $fi29 QUART 6 Eastw Bunny •ufgests you enhance your Ea«t«r Enwmbte with a g»y corsage from ADAMS' FLOWERS I GARCIA BROS. SUPERMARKET & PACKAGE STORE 606 Las Vacas HWY. 90 E. BQDY SHOP Used Cars & Parts Praia Estimate-Wrecker Service 21-C-Hwy.90E. 298-3357 EL BAILE GRANDE presents . First Time in Del Rio THE MEXICAN REVOLUTION Singing their big hits \ "El Chicano, Tevi & Many More" Xl \ /° " Plus Conjunto Longoria Sat. April's ., • Del Rio Civic Center, 9 p.m. td 1 a.m. ( ~" $3-50 Advance Tickets on Sale at: ' $3.00 Door Town 'n County, ^os Angeles Drive In, and cKVVMC Radio. BIG D-DEA'L-Paul Todd, O.A. Edgeworth and Ruben Brooks, all of Dallas, flank Del Rioans Glenn McGonagill, guide and Dan Lloyd, insuranceman, after the party harvested this string of black bass. Fishing Amistad Lake the Big D basemen had black up to five pounders on their string to show for their one day foray on Big Friendly. (Photo Courtesy Fisherman's Headquarters) • IF...you live in town surburbs or the country, you will find in our store, a complete line of home and ranch supplies A Beautiful stock of house wares, garden t tools, lawn food, seeds* and insecticides. WE HAVE A rsjEW STOGK OF WINDMILLS • WINDMILL SUPPLIES • PUMPS ' „ Tim B. Cobb Ace Hardware / ****' , - • __ 822 S. 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