Brownwood Bulletin from Brownwood, Texas on July 9, 1969 · Page 7
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Brownwood, Texas
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Wednesday, July 9, 1969
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Wtavef Valley Pest fenn. "We've got thfe greatest basket- bill conMent-e in the country n<tw, and wi'rfe going to bring all the other sports up to the same level." that MS Dewitt Weaver talking, just minutes after the for- rh% head coach at Texas Tech ftas flamed the new commissioner of the Missouri Valkv Conference Tuesday. "We've got sofne football teams ifi the Valley that should be playing in bowl gatnes every year," weaver said. "Some people realize this; others don't. But through stronger scheduling against teams outside the conference we can prove it. "the whole job is a challenge to me and I'm ready to get started." Weaver, who coached and was athletic director at Texas Tech in 1951-60 after serving as assistant or associate coarh at Mississippi Stale, fuisa and Centre. was selected by the conference faculty committee to succeed Norvall Nerve, whose resignation is effective Aug. 1. Conference headquarters wi remain at Kansas City, at least for the lime being. Weaver, 57. left coaching in i960 after a campaign which landed Texas Tech a spot in the Southwest Conference. Since then he has been active in promoting the Senior Bowl football game, in personal business ventures and as executive vice president, of the .Southern Methodist University Mustang Club. I&6WNW66& BULLETIN Player, Casper British Pick can challenge this Championship starting today, hardly cah be ignored Certainly the bookies haven't They've made Player a 5 to 1 favorite to retain the crown he 8$ ttffit ftfifeftV Gary Player. Hiey have the produced so many proficieftt LYfHAM St. ANNfcS. Eng- middle irons this course re- golfers that the is-stroftg Arrieri land ( Al*) — Peter thomson. quires Hght now." the only living man to win the Thomson was asked why Cas- British'Open five times, conced- per and Player* 5 ed today that the American "They have the game and it challenge for the 1969 title is so has been tested on the money- deep and so tough that any one spinning .American circuit." of a dozen could win it. this was a part of the golf won at Carnoustie last year But the 39-year-old Australian world Thomson never mastered Casper and Jack Nicklaus were- refused to admit that he was and he admits it. at fi to 1 and from there on the what the bookies said, a 20-1. When he was at his peak, the there were nothing but Ameri- outsider. i U.S. tour was not all that rich can names until the long-odds "If I gel the breaks and the and his only crack at it left him types from Britain. Australia, inspiration, I'll manage," he somewhat cool. New Zealand. Canada and Eii- said | But, the Australian said, that rope were registered up to 1(W "But I fancy Bill Casper and 1 same tour over the years has to 1. ^^ ^ ^ k.,i ~~ ~ ~ GARY PLAYER i , » 5-1 choice LA's Sweep Led By Super Cripple By HERSCHEL NISSENSON Asscoeiated Press Sports Writer The Los Angeles Dodgers ache all over but the Atlanta Braves are the ones feeling the pain. Led by super-cripple Manny Mola. who banged out eight hits, one short of birds fifth in II starts, while the the major league record for most hits in a doubleheader, the Dodgers swept Senators went down to their 10th Allanta 5.3 anct 4.3 Tuesday night and took over first place in the National League defeat against a singe victorv. ... . , ,. ,, , ' , 1r 6 • \\est from the Braves by one-half game. After rapping seven singles s: I Redb/rcfs s | Dufs/ug I Senators | The Cards moved to within a" game of the runnerup Indians by downing the .Senators 13-10 is Continental Minor League baseball play Tuesday night at Kiwanis Park Tuesday's win was the Red UMP'S LITTLE HELPER -As teammate Art Shamsky slides into home plate, New York Mets' J. C. Martin (9) gives Umpire Ed Sudol a little help with the call. Martin was right — su- dol called Shamsky safe— then went up to bat himself. The Points After , , . By 3 ILL STOVALl Shoes Clinch Title; Try S. Angelo Nine again The Cards banged out nine hits and scored al least two runs i in every inning except the scor- ] less Ihird. They led all the way, , although the Senators whittled an fi-2 Card lad down to 11-7 in the fifth. Senators outhit the Cards 129 and furnished the hitting stars ! for the nighl. Randy Powers | and Randy Smith collected three > hits each, with Smith slapping three consecutive doubles. Mon- ' ly Doss pitched in with two hits in a losing cause. Three Cards, Rudy Cardenas, ' winning pitcher Ken Patton and Mike Hester, finished the night with two hits. CONTINENTAL LEAGUE ' S Brownwood Bulletin PORTS Senators W 10 6 5 1 The Shoes, crowned city sen-1 battled from behind a 6-5 deficit ior teenage baseball champion with two runs in the bottom of for the third straight year, get j the seventh inning. Singles by TEXAS FOOTBALL MAGAZINE now on the new- a ," anva . nrue look al post-season j Jimmy Catledge and Terry Scott Orioles TEXAS FOOTBALL MAGAAllNb, now on me new p , gy tomg|u whcn (Jiey hos( lhc ' k d ^ uprisjng although two Indians stands, shows Brownwoocl s Lions sitting almost unno- San Angelo champion in a prar- costly Cager errors paved the " ' ticed in eight place among the state's top Class AAA (ice game at Camp Bowie Muni- way. teams. c 'P al s P° n -s Cenlcr. fh e Cagers jumped into a 1-0 Other clubs are getting the rave notices. And that's Game time is 8 p.m. second inning lead on Milton just fine with cagey BHS coach Gordon Wood who has . The Shoe s sewed up another .Rasberry's singles, but the watched his Lions draw the magazine's "kiss of death" [^ ™ f J^ d ? ny "'f ll '. b "! Shoes came back for two runs in . . ' me y wer e forced to pull out all their half of the same fram on on too many occasions. tops in derailing the upset-mind- p. K Ellsworth's base hit. Twice the Lions have been No. 1 in the eyes of Texas ed Cagers 7 6 Cagers explodcd inlo a 5 . 2 Football writers and twice Wood's warriors have bitten , THAT VICTORY was the nth lead in the third, scoring four,hopes alive by downing the Inthe dust, once in the district race and last year in bi- : without a loss for the Shoes and i times on but two hits— singles idians 11-8 in Continental Minor district warfare '• left tnem ' ea ding the runnerup by Jan Brown and Donald Ham- League baseball play Tuesday rU ~» ^ D~i~J D«^L- !« D«<-L- i Lions by five ful1 games wit Mett. , 'night at Kiwanis Park. V^nampS Kuieu DUCK In raCK only four to play. ; DOUBLES BY Mike Wright 1 The standings: THE LIONS fare better when they are rated back With the Lions if>5) firmly ,and Jimmy Catledge and sin- in the pack. The state championship teams of 1965 and entrenched in the runnerup spot,: gj es by Perry Young and Ray Colts 1967 failed to crack Texas Football's pre-season top 'ISJajlSswi?wSere'lh r" ^ Thompson pulled the Shoes into Onoles five and the 1960 kings were ticketed for a second divi- ,' 3 . 8) jiead P °he W Crusade e r.s^ a f2 e 9 < i slrtight walksT^nd 6 'a B fielder's Indians sion finish in District 4-AAA. .by only a game. ', choice plated'the tie - breaking Yanks But this pre-season football forecasting is risky busi- j The Cagers took the Shoes ; run for the Cagers in the sixth. ! Cubs ness and Dave Campbell's latest Texas Football Maga- idown to the wire as the champs Checked on four hits by the Eagles' Izzy Lang Joins March Wesf and a double in 10 at-bats, driving in three runs, scoring twice and stealing a base, Mota limped into the clubhouse, where his left elbow and left knee were packed in ice. Mota broke the elbow playing winter ball in the Dominican Republic and injured the knee ! sliding a few days ago. The el- i bow probably will require post\ season surgery, but the injuries Pirates Breeze Past Tribe, 11-8 The Pirates kept their titJe didn't stop the 5-fool-ll, 168- pound outfielder from raising his average since coming to the Dodgers from Montreal to .412 and his over-all mark to .366. Elsewhere, the New York Mets rallied to nip Chicago 4-3 -i n t , rL . u A vn < r»fe a fld trimmed the Cubs' lead in 1 By JACK HAND Jets. ., F . . f pa mps fincin- 5 Associated Press Sports Writer! Larry Smith of Florida, the ,. bah - °^ ng SJ'«9 SSi R NEW YORK i AP) - Anybody i third first-round draft pick, will ^andsco turned back Houston 10 who is unhappy with the seen- pass up the Ail-Star game be-' S( ^ j downed Philadel- ery at Philadelphia appears to cause he is recovering from a ,.' . , \ Pittsburgh wal- be welcome in the camp of the | foot injury suffered in a freak • . Mnntt , pal a 2 6 ; Los Angeles Rams. airplane loading ramp accident 10 P eQ »» on ™ ™ George Allen's latest acquisi- last March. !" th(e , Am ™ n L ^.f!; turn is Izzy Lang, a disenchant- - The Vince Lombard! regime Minnesota edged Kansas City 4- ed Eagle who found himself run- begins officially today when 67 3. Oakland beat the Chicago behind Tom Woodeshick Washington Redskins are due to White Sox 2-1 in the opener but top ground gainer in the report at Dickinson College in dropped the nightcap 5-2, Balti------ - Carlisle, Pa. Lombard! already more swept the New York Yan- has had a good look at most of kees 10-3 and 4-1. Boston IQ a sixth vpar vet tne players during a week-long stopped Detroit 4-1, Cleveland iniL,. sta'to u-hn orientation period at George- outlasted Washington 6-5 and Seattle defeated California 3-1. vear. Stae who W 7 6 5 2 1 0 L 1 2 1 5 6 6 zine is better than ever. Which means it's still about the i best, football reading a sports fan can find on the newsstand. It features Texas' James Street on the cover and offers a resume on every team in the state from Class A to the Southwest Conference and the pros. Estacado Favored LUBBOCK ESTACADO (who else?) is tabbed to repeat as state Class AAA champion just as Brownwood j Ami"ii' 0 was a year ago when the Matadors rated no better' El p **° than sixth in their district. i The magazine strings along with Brownwood as the 4-AAA champ after a zone playoff with Graham, tabbed to win the north over rugged Wichita Falls Hirschi. Here's the 4-AAA picture as painted by Texas Football: "Even in an 11-team district Browmvood managed TL Chart Sy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Eastern Division Won Lost Memphlj .. 42 40 Shrevsporl 41 41 .500 Arkansas 37 44 .457 San Antonio 37 43 ,443 Western Diviiion Wen Lost Pet . if. 32 ,5»0 45 3« .«« 4} 40 .51? 3i 44 .«2 Shoes' Scott, Young and Catledge, the Cagers made the most | of eight bases on balls. Young Bv THK ASSOCIATED PRESS , and Catledge had two safeties BATTJNG-Manny Mota, each in the Shoes eight-hit as- Dodgers, rapped out seven sin- pet. OB sault on losing pilcher Jerry gjes and „ double in lo al .bats • 3 ' *• i S*rtp c < . . i GB Cross. Shoes , Lions j Cagers i Crusaders W 11 6 3 2 . i ^t^±t™^'s ^*r^r-iK ™^ period should add a little zing to the town _^' ersity l . Rams' running game as insurance for fullback Les Josephson. Jospphson. out all last year due to a damaged Achilles tendon, has been working out daily and claims he is running at full' American League . National League speed. He is among the early Batting (225 at bats)—Carew, Batting (225 at bats)—C. group of 48 due to report over Minnesota ..15fi; Olive, Minneso- Jones, New York .352; Stargell, the weekend at the California ta 330, R. Smith. Boston .330. Pittsburgh .347; A. Johnson, State, Fullerton. camp. Runs — R. Jackson. Oakland Cincinnati .347. Bob Brown, the giant offen- 70, F. Robinson, Baltimore 68; Runs—Bonds, San Francisco sive tackle, led the parade West, Blair, Baltimore 68. 68: Wynn, Houston 65. from Philadelphia shortly after! Runs baited in—Killebrew, Runs baited in—Santo, Chica- record for most hits in a doubie- 0 header—and drove in three 5 ' runs, including the winner in the 8 nightcap, as Los Angeles swept 9 > Atlanta 5-3, 4-3. shuffled. Jim Sevmour, Notre Dame Minnesota 82; Powell, more 79. Balti- go 74; McCovey, San Francisco 71. Hits— Ohva. Minnesota 108; Sikes Minnesota Favorite • British Open Lures Big Guns • split end, and Bob Klein, South- Blair Baltimore 106. era California tight end, will Doubles-( arew. miss two weeks because they 22 ; rol ' va ' Minnesota 22. Ir'i»-»lii£* thfrnsf t art ti'H must report to the College All Stars for the Aug. 1 game at Minnesota Triples—three tied with 5. Home runs—R. Jackson, Oak_, , . , ., ., . land 34, F. Howard, Washing- Chicago against the New \ork ton 32 ! 130. HUs-M. Alou, Pittsburgh 123; Tolan. Cincinnati 109. Doubles—M. Alou, Pittsburgh 26: Kessinger. Chicago 23. Triples—Tolan, Cincinnati 8; B. Williams, Chicago 6. Home runs—McCovey, San Francisco 27; L. May, Cincinnati 23: H. Aaron, Atlanta 23. to do its championship thing last year, although halted i e .. EDIN A. Minj1 ' . (AP ^ ~ Dann j, Those in England for the Brit-, non-wlnners this year snmpwha'' hplnw its iKuial nirhp in thp hiVh qfatp nlavnffs i Slkes - the defending champion, ish Open include that event's de- i among the most consistent somewnat oeio\\ us usual nicne m ine nign siaie piavous, ; fn . 0 |.,,_,_ j,„«„„„,,„ -P«»-I, f«r,,i;«» «u^™«:^» o..,n. »/_; n,. »„.._ __ n.. .i-._ ., but on Jets Open Drills Without Namath Legionnaires Up Teenage Lead «n t <•«, ov af ,i tk a T,-«nc' ™ a * » K tiring a (' tnd alwa >' 5 dangerous Frank fending champion, South Afri-;the tour-as the class of the HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) But few expect the Lions roar to be stifled al j Bea rd rule as the favorites in a ! can Gary Player, Masters title-1 rookie-studded field The world champion New York district level this time, Make it Brownwood for the south, field lacking most of golf's j holder George Archer, Jack! Sikes, the long-hitting attor- Jets opened their six-week foot- zone crown again, then the Lions to rule over north glamor names in (he $100,000 i Nicklaus, Billy Casper, U.S. j ney from Jacksonville, Fla , fin- ball training camp Tuesday, zone ruler Graham for all the marbles. I Minnesota Golf Classic. j Open champion Orville Moody, i ished third last week and noted still minus reluctant quarter"Brownwood's rnaeical maestro Gordon Wood has' In fact, with the British Open j Lee Trevino and New Zealander! "I'm playing some of the best back Joe Namalh. snrnp anxipties about his line but iionp about OR and ' drawing many of the best i Bob charles ' : g° u of ^.v life. I'm not putting Officially Namath has a winsome anxieties anout nis tine out none aooiu WrJ and iknown names and severa] Qth .. Dave Hju a - - - backfield speed. Jimmy LarmicnaeJ— another in a great , ers taking some time off i the winners of the last two tour ; I'm the best I've ever been"' J meet if he wanted to because..^ Raiders tightened the Na - limited the Vets to three hits, line of QBs at Brownwood,' says Wood—ic pure class, j Beard, Sikes, Dale Douglass I events, are taking some time} Beard, winner of more than i his movie work in Hollywood' tional league race with vie- two of which came during their and guard-LB Ricky Stokes (190) — 'has the size and i and Tommy Atron are the only j off. So are Arnold Palmer, Aus-i $75,000 this year, shrugged attends on Saturday. But a club tones ir > J unio '' teenage base- three-run burst in the first speed to be a great college prospect' — is another in- ones in ^ le l °P 2S money win-itralian Bruce Crampton, one of his chances and said "you never! spokesman said, "We'll take bal1 action at Sportsman Park ; frame. - r ----- ners who will be competing in i the hottest players on the tour know until you get out there J him anylime, anytime between i Tuesday night. The Raiders got all three of the 72 hole test beginning Thurs-1 in recent weeks, PGA champ : I'm playing pretty well, but I'm ' now and Sepl, 24 when we break ' r ^ e Legionnaires stretched ; their runs in the third inning day. I Jiilius Boros and leading money] not winning." i'camp." -their Jead to two full games ofthal game to sink a 1-0 Loaf- As a result, the 144-rnan field | winner Gene Littler. j The site is the 6,913-yard, par' I is packed with younger players. I That left Sikes and Beard—171 Braemar Golf Club course. ! The Legionnaires stretched came in the fifth for the Vets, and Charles Coody, too well, but from tee to green day deadline which he could tneir American League lead and The two Legionnaire pitchers r\f tl-ia Irt^* *tini JfM-it* 1 '»-»•» f U*s U^rtt 1 '••** A ..«.. u« ^« ** '• —.»,. -.* it u_ . t^,j *^ i. fh*a Ra irlorc t \ahtt\r\ari MIA Ma _ dividual jewel. Carmichael Super Pick "HR OARY BARRON, WB Jan Brown and FB Billy Bishop sweeten the backfield, jackpot; elsewhere, end Perry Young, tackles Tommy Roderick (6-3,210) Odell Crawford (6-3, 209) and Bob Wol/ord (203), guard Joe{ Ynostrosa, LB Ricky Evans and HB James Thompson' are other fine talents who contribute solidly to the oveiv j all picture." j For the second time in as many years Brownwood j is represented on the super all-state team featuring Pros Eye SFA's Big G NACOGDOCHES, Tex. (AP) Starting in the eighth grade, piayers from every high school class. Last year it was; Geor g e Johnson grew three end Lane Bowen, this year it's Carmichael at quarter-:inches in height each year, in back. ;the last three years however, Jn area races, Granbury gets the nod in 8-AA with; he ' s gained only iv? inches, Cisco second and. Comanche third. Defending 9-AA No matter - He ' s currently e- . champipn San Saba rates no better than third behind i' 68 . 1 '" 4 inch l s ^J 4 ,? poua< ? s - . * . . . ~ anri th« nrn haskotha vr>nitt« Uann and always tough Brady. land the pro basketball scouts can pick him out in any crowd, senior this fall at BANGS ANP Cross Plains are expected to fight it: out in 9-A, with Ranger agpin ruling 1CUA. De Leon is stepnenT. Austin? was" spotted' tgbbed for a fourth place finish in JQ-A. ; two years ago at the NAIA lour- Abilene Cuoper, sporting 19 lettermen and another : nament in Kansas City by Jim MiWren (Richard) at quarerbacfe, is ranked pUth in the^« d ge]', wach of a State De- KinfA in riass AAA ipartment team thai will state in Class AAA. ,»„.._ fw . fiye weks "I've never coached a player; Upon graduation, 62 schools,! Brown said Johnson is the Bill with so much raw ability," said j including Kentucky, Kansas and ''Russell type. "I believe the S. F. Austin coach Marshall; Tulsa made scholarship offers, pros will use him the way they Brown, citing Johnson as a Johnson chose SFA because a.' use Russell—lo rebound and prime reason for Ihe Lumber- friend, Harvey Rayson was a: play defense. He can't The Jets were the first club to W M on! y f° ur tn P% D . v bopping er Jead which held up for two start training. ! the Vets, 13-3, while the Raiders innings, The Loafers tallied in _, , ,, , i pulled to within two games of; their half of the first inning ! the National lead, also with four ; behind a three-hit barrage. I games to go, by downing the THREE HITS and a walk help- i Loafers, 5-1 ed the Raiders to their winning i The Legionnaires exploded for, rally. A double by Carrol! Ja- I two five-run innings after falling ; cobs was the |>ig blow of the i behind by 3-0. The Vets gol all '' frame, I Ihree of their runs in the first Tommy Pemberton was the : frame behind a two-Lit at- winning'pitcher, allowing five hits and striking out eight. Three 1 of the five hits he gave up came THE LEGIONNAIRES claw - in the first inning move ; C( j t 0 one run j n ^e second i Ten-ell Cochrw was the loser, jacks' 6943 record over Ihe last member of the basketball^ tetm | like .Blvln Haye,. He can shoot j Fame, then roared to fi^ run' al^o gi ^g^five his «d f^ hree vpars anrf also hpranse nf a Harlp<r>n . mprinim ranoo fvnm tbo »m- n <... > ...n....... ... , _.i ^.. .,-, . _.,' , e e * " 4V> * w * three years. jand also because of a Harleton "I've had others who had i teacher, A. J. Morris. finesse asd better coordination and touch," 3rown said. none had as much potential as i aged 18.7 points As a high-scoring pivotman ; bounder. three years Johnson aver- j -'Around the boards range from the corner: outbursts in both the third and' ned seven. Hes also a good re- fourth innings. They finished it i The standings; H.7 re- s(rQng> He can t to ! off with two more for good meant.'s sure in Ihe fifth. AMERICAN > Oeorge. He just needs to learn bounds Johnson averaged 2i.5| aRd it'll «u be muscle, no fat." I to play, because he had no es- points last season, third nest in, tour Brownwood and Cooper meet in the season opener! Sept. 12 in, what should bg an early lest of both, teams' j Johnson wju one ol j first selections for th| teajrn. perience when he got here." jlhe_ Lone Star Coherence. Johnson played outdoor bas- ketbajl until the Uth grade at 3 non-integrated school in Hallsville. Then the Harleton schooJ system jntegi'ated giving Johnson his change. JoJrnson may have stopped , tac ' k ^ e Ugiowwires unleashed , Pepper Uppers P **»« uw vwwwwu*. j his physical growth hut his ; in th ^ tourth lrame - in ail - th ®y VpU The pros already are showing i ^31 slat!™ annSr. »n collected H hits for the evening, i interest. Dallas Chaparrals gen- !stu . Liner.Se * ! Steve Cutbirth was Ihe win-• eral manager 61a* Williams) 8 ^ iti / / *° '*' >t .; ning pitcher although Brian Cut- Discounters Brian Pinio*s two-run homer Legionnaires the big blow of a six-hil at- Buffs NATIONAL ^ W 9 7 5 u ,. W . I «_ 1W .. Mid: "He's a big boy we could ! H-* jusl k«pi ponwn' and : birth took over use. I like his size and atrangth | eon W fee has gre^t pro ^orthei?terfa U>u- j | r8me , M ar j 0 in the was fiftil i Raiders W 7 i I, 2 4 6 10

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