Brownwood Bulletin from Brownwood, Texas on March 24, 1968 · Page 11
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18 LCTTERMEN RETURNING &&OWNWOOD ftULlETlM- -11 Jackets Launch Spring Drills Monday Given the green light by the \\eather- Jtian, Howard Payne College football coach Joe James plans to get spring football drills underway Monday. Some 53 players, including 18 letter- frien from last year's 7-3 won and lost Yellow Jacket team, are slated to take part in the drills. The Jackets will put in 20 workouts In 36 calendar days. Coach James also announced that James R. Cameron, recently named an assistant coach, will be on hand for most of the spring drills. Cameron, who finished his first year as head coach at McKinney. will be Record Holders In Field Relays Affracf H/nes, Greene AUSTIN (AP) - Three more world record holders say they will be on hand for the 41st Texas Relays, scheduled here April 5-15. They are sprinters Jim Mines, formerly of Texas Southern University in Houston: and Charlie Greene, formerly of Nebraska; and Lennox Ycarwood of Grambling College, who ran on Trinidad's world record mile relay team. The three joins Jim Ryun of Kansas and Randy Matson, former Texas A&M weightman, who hold world records in the mile and shot put, respectively. Hines and Greene will run in an open 220-yard dash Saturday afternoon while Hines also will run in an open 100-yard dash Friday night. Relays director Jack Patterson said a select field would be invited to run with the two sprinters. Yearwood lead off Trinidad's mile relay team that posted a world record of 3:02.8 in 1966. The mark still stands. He's down for relays duty in the 440, 880 and mile relays and, if invited, in' the college division sprint medley relay. The latter event is invitational at the Texas Relays. Hines was a member of four winning TSU baton teams at the 1967 Texas Relays. He was voted the outstanding performer in the college division while TSU was working with Herman Moore and David Noble, with the latter dividing his time between track and football as will several of the footballers. Cameron compiled an 11-1-1 record last fall and wound up third in voting for the Texas High School Coach of the year. Meanwhile athletic director Glen Whitis has announced the 1968 football slate which is the same as last year with the exception of . Southeastern Louisiana College replacing Angelo Stale College. The Jackets will open at Hammond, La.. Sept. 14. They meet two other non- conference foes. Tarleton State in Brownwood, Sept. 21, and Abilene Christian College in Abilene. Sept. 28, before opening their Lone Star Conference slate. the Payiiemen will open LSC action with Sam Houston State here. Oct. 12, and follow up with Southwest Texas State at San Marcos. Oct. 19, Stephen V. Austin, here Oct. 26, East Texas State at Commerce, Nov. 2, Texas A&t. the defending champions here Nov. 9, Sul Ross State at Alpine, Nov. 16 and McMurry College here Nov. 23. Lettcrmcn returning will be linemen: Kent Bachlel, Brazosporl; John Benson, Freeport; Lance Granbury, Sinton Warren Studdard, Lampasas; Jim Farrell, Duncanville; Jerry Glover. Dumas Milton Morgan, Galveston, and Don Childs, Big Lake. Lettermen backs are: Bill Ingram, Graham, Shelby Rumfield, Belton James Harris. James Williamson, Brownwood; Charles Johnson, Galveston: Larry Kelm. Mineral Wells Danny Kibbe. San Antonio; Robert Lewis, Beaumont, and Dwain Weltlon, San Angelo. Also on hand will be quarterback Marshall Williams, who lettered as a freshman in 1966, but who was held out of action last year due to injuries. Houston Shortstop Readyfor Anything year. His baiting average' slumped from .251 to .227 as A BREAK in tennis action at Brownwood High School gave Menard's Jana Hcoten, left, and San Angelo Central's Gayle Childers time to chat about their chances in the annual BHS net tournament completed Saturday afternoon. (Bulletin Staff Photo) compared to his lifetime 299 av- Mf\p4- JU T"/aYTf C Next for HP COCOA, Fla. (AP) - "It seems a long way off." Denis Menke said of the day in 1958 when he got a $125,000 bonus to i erage. Everything seemed to go sign with the old Milwaukee i lo pieces at once. Braves. ; "The Atlanta fans cxpecled Ten years and two big league \ a xvinnor anr j j became a sym- clubs later, Menke is starting a ' bol of disaster," he said. Mr.'Hi- ncw career with the Houston As- \ c j larc |s (Paul Richards, vice tros where his likely role will be president of baseball operations at Atlanta) was quoted as saying if he could get a shortstop he'd make a trade right away. If the front office doesn't think you can do the job, you know FUTURE JACKET—Tommy Glenn, right, Stanton't 6-8 basketball star, plans to enroll at Howard Payne College next fall. HPC athletic director and cage coach Glen Whitis, left, signed the schoolboy star. Considering the unfavorable weather, Coach David Noble thinks that his Howard P tea Last year was just a | year." • The confusion is ec'nocd in Menke's personal recollections of the effects on his life. i "My wife used to come to the THE ASTRO STORY utility inficlder. Last year's experiences with the Atlanta Braves were a nightmare tor the shortstop who is only 27 years old. "It was the first time 1 didn't, you don - t figure in their plans enjoy playing baseball," he f or t | le futlire _ HC never did tell said. "It was work just going to; me personally. I'd rather have a the park. Tony Clonlnger and I; guv come an j te ii me i m j ousy- used to drive in together down ' • route 85. We'd wonder what was going to happen tonight. "The thing started opening day. 1 had made an error in a game at Houston that was on television back home in Atlanta. ,,.,.,• No run scored but that touched ! 8 ames and sil bcllind ' lome it off. When we came home t 0 < Plate. It was sort of a new home open the season 1 was the lea-! town for us because we moved ^ doff man. It was the first lime I ; to Atlanta ' When the y started to; 6-2, high jump. Bob Brabbin, had been booed by 35,000 fans.; bo0 - she went out to Slt Jn r| 8 nt 21-4 l-a. long jump. George It got so I didn't really care to ficld - l 8 uess sne cried - ll was ' Nelson, 13-0, pole vault. Wayne ; ! the first time baseball hadn't j Halhko, 53 '*, shot put, 146-11,; errors last' becn something glamorous to Discus, 187-7, javelin. I her. | Doug Holtzelaw, 56.9, 4401 "I'd come home mad, disgust- hurdles. Robert Lewis, John-j ed with the whole thing, I •son, Man-is, Carter, 3:24.0,1 couldn't sleep. I'd sit there and mile relay. Lewis, Johnson,! get madder the more I thought Plegans, Harris, 440 yard re- j of it. I lay. ! shape. i Noble will take his squad to; the North Texas Slate L'nivcr-. sily relays, March 30. ! Expected lo make the trip i and their best marks are: ! Charles Johnson, 9.8, James :"7":'i i Harris, 9.9, 100 yard dash;' un j Milton Plngcns, 22.2, Johnson 22.5, 220 yard dash. i Richard Davis, 1:55.4, 880. Terry Jessup, 4:17.5, Walter Harris, 4:18, mile. Jessup, 9:49.8 and Charles Sprinkle, 9:58, two mile. : Tom Carter, 13.1, 120 yd. high hurdles. Bill Cleveland, I go up the plate." i Menke made 19 Good Pitch, No Defense ROLAND NEWSOM CARPET CO. 1217 VINE (IN OU) JOK HAIR GKOCKKY) Everyday low prices. Proleuioml Carpel Uyers ready to Imlnll carpet In your home. Large election lo choose from. Imrdlala delivery. Terms Available. KODEL INSTALLED KKCi. $ 11.95 Q QC SQ. VI) NOW O.T J ACRILAN INSTALLED REG, $9.95 Q *) C S(j. YD.. . .NOW O.A J 501 NYLON by DuPONT INSTALLED REG. $7.45 SQ.. 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Hines ran his 9.1 century last May Green NCAA They join Bob Hayes and Harry • If he's not whistling in the [a winter trade with Atlanta, 16- can step in at short if Torres falters. Menke batted ,227 and Lemaster had a 9-9 pitching record for Atlanta. gan, .275, at second and young Doug Rader, .333 in 47 games, at first. Rookie catcher Hal King, who Another tentalive defensive | hit .288 and rapped 30 homers in move could switch left fielder I the minors last season, could 107 runs last year, nut hit Houston Jerome as the world's only 91 i worst, on paper, in the majors; half a season, form the nucleus [only .249. " sprinters ! last season. But Manager Hat-! of tne staff - greater run than production was ever last vear-— bullpen has] Davis, who batted .256, Wynn; fourth in , .. Rvun who owns a 3'51 1 world 'ton counts on a stockpile of! been bolstered by the addition! and right fielder Rusty Sla'ub, I said. 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