Brownwood Bulletin from Brownwood, Texas on March 29, 1968 · Page 7
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Brownwood Bulletin from Brownwood, Texas · Page 7

Brownwood, Texas
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Friday, March 29, 1968
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Dragon Relays Set Saturday Friday, March 29, 1968 SRQWNV/OOD feULlfetlN- HPC Travels to No Texas I BANGS—Washed but by heavy faifis last | the Dragon Relays are Set for another try § Saturday on the Memorial Stadium track. | 1 Eleven teams from three classes are entered § I in one division. Joining host Bangs are iMenard, | | Robert Lee, Rising Star, Santa Anna, Early. Al- I | bany. San Saba, Hamlin. Coleman and Eastland. | | Ooldthwaite, the 1967 champion, won't be on I I hand to defend its crowri. The Eagles are entered I 1 itt a meet at Midway. Bangs, which lost to the | i Eagles by only six points last year, looms as a i | title/threat once again. ' | I Field events get the meet rolling at 1:30 p.m. i H Saturday, with running event prelims getting Un- 1 j dervvay at 2:15. Finals in the running events will I I go under the lights starling at 7 p.m. | »!ll!!il»WI!!!H!]« T * • » ' » * Lion Tracksters Try Big Guns at Abilene Maroons In Final Tuntup For District 4*AAA KAAT SIDELINED Orioles Get Wings Clipped ABtLENE—Browtuvood's Lions have chosen one of ( the slate's toughest meets Saturday in final prepare-,' tions for defense of their District 4-AAA track crown, j While oilier district schools Coach Ken West lakes his Lions ' are involved in lesser meets, to Abilene for the annual run-. ———— i ning of the Key City Relays on j i the Abilene Christian College [ j track. ' ! j The powerful nine-team field ' includes Abilene. Abilene Cooper. Odessa Permian. San; A n g eto, Lubbock Monterey.' Lnbbock High. Lubbock Coron-! arlo. Lubbock 1) u n b ar and i By DICK COUCH ; to-last game of the 1967 season. : four hits and struck out seven in Broumvoixl. i Associated Press Sports Writer Elsewhere on the exhibition a strong sis-inninq .-tint as the Preliminaries and some field j The California Angels and schedule. St. Louis trimmed • Pirates slopped the Astros at event finals will begin at | Baltimore Orioles have had Oakland 3-1, Cincinnati ninurd i Cocoa. Fla. 10:10 a.m. The afternoon <=cs-< their wings clipped but Jim Detroit 4-3 in 14 innings. Pitts- ; Ron Fairly's three-run double sion starts at 2 with the first; Kaat's elbow trouble has thrown burgh topped Houston 3-1, Los keyed a 14-hit attack that car- running final scheduled for '• the Minnesota Twins for a big- Angeles drubbed the Chicago ried the Dodgers past, the White 2'30 pm j g e >' 'osS' : White Sox 11-4. the New York ; Sox in a night game at Vero j San Francisco unleashed a Yankees downed the New York j Beach, Fla/ SINCE SEVERAL of the | 22-hit barrage against four Call- Mets 5-1. the Chicago Cubs ; Frank j-Vnandez drove in two state's better AAAA teams i ;X3, npl '?^ and AAA slate title favorite! rolled to an 18-3 exhibition base- delphia shaded Atlanta 4-2. i (he Yankees' victory over the Lubbock Dunbar are in the ! ball triumph over the Angels at; Jim Davenport lashed four Mels at st .Petersburg, Fla. field, points will likely be v ll " M. te - including a triple, as the; A T A . t , Cubs hard to come by for the Lbns | Am The Orioles were shut out for; Giants cuffed Ricky Clark for , the second time in a row, bow- \ eight runs and 14 hits in five in-' s , , ,°. r ing 2-0 to Washington al Miami, i nings and completed the assault ; a C nd ' and Bill j against Minnie Rojas, Denehy combined for a five-hit- j Hamilton and Jim Weaver. * €r - ! Pascual, who allowed, four Kaat, Minnesota's southpaw i hits in six innings, and Denehy pitching ace, flew from Orlando, j hurled the Senators to their 12th Fla., to the Twin Cities Thurs- i victory in 17 spring starts. The day night to being a series of; Orioles have scored just one un- X-ray treatments on his ailing j earned run in the last 30 in- left elbow, injured in the next- j nings. who ruptured a muscle who journey to Vcrnon next for District 4-AAA meet. Lane Bowen innings. in his elbow at Boston last Sent. 30, could be sidelined for some i time because of an irritated | nerve. "We expect the X-ray i treatments to be helpful," said! j be the best possibilities. Bowen has already reached 15-2 I this year, while Fcnton, mak- i ing his first start of the seas- I on, has a career best of (5-2 a i. , The favorite is Abilene's Joe j Brazzil who achieved 6-4 Vi last week. Bowen, who led the way in the San Angelo Relays last weck before hitting the last t-rnrrcvrnv , *m in, u , hurdle, could figure in the 120- HOUS10N (AP) - The Hous- yard h!gh hurdles where Per- LETTER AWARD — Bill Stovall, Brown wood Bulletin sports editor, gels a helping hand with his new BHS letter jacket from Coaches Morris Southall, Kenneth West and Gordon Wocd, left to right. Stovall, who ha r covered the Lions during all three of their state football championship seasons, was presented the jacket this week by members of the 1967 state championship team and coaching staff in recognition of hii support of the BHS athletic programs. (Bulletin Staff Photo) Say Hayes Slipped $ It's Win or Else for Astros • Hofheinz Sees First Division Finish 9 HP Resumes; Track Wars At Den fan IJENTON—The J7th art* nual North Texas Relays? assured of more than 20 teams in three divisions, are scheduled here today and Saturday. High school athleles open* ccl the meet Ihis afternoon with finals in the field events and sprint medley relay plus prelims in other Inick races. Trams in tht 1 university and freshman-junior college brackets join Ihr .schoolboys Salur- ! day The university javelin will start a I. noon with other events getting underway at 1 p ID. THK HOST Kafiles are defending champions in the university division which has received entries from Texas A4I-, Howard Payne, Stephen F. Austin, Oklahoma Christian and Oklahoma Baptist. Nine teams are hi a freshman-junior college field that could produce the hottest competition of the meet. Dallas Baptist, with its fleet of swift sprinters, will get challenges from Howard County, Henderson County. Lubbock Christian, Cisco, Texarkana, Weatherford, Cooke County and the NT frosh. COCH WIN TON fPop) Noah, who has directed all 16 NT Relays, counted eight high school teams on his early list. ^avencks of the , Dr. Harvey O'Phelan, the ! American Basketball Associa- ]4 5 HOUSTON (AP) - Roy Hof- 1 Hofheinz, owner of the Astros , this is a great team. Baseball , young mian - s Charles Perry has done heinz says his Houston Astros who finished ninth in the Na- i means so much to the. Houston must pndiice Uiis year or there ' ' Twins' team physician. "No one ; " on charged T ! lu f sd 7,, Uia t t r! 1 f Oavid Wallace, the. 10.0 Lion i could be some top level changes u _.ii.. i ; San I )if»ffn Hnnlrnte r\f ih<* IvRA . , *n • •_*_.; . l really knows." i s ? n °i e So Rockets of the NBA \ sprin ter, will be' going against i ma de. "Our present plan is to put < slipped "at least $5,000 to Um- rjunbar's Roy Davis < him on the disabled list at the j jersity of Houston superstar San Ange i 0 - s Harry Griffin ' start of the season" | " 6 ' UU WM '"-8) aSd Permian's" William i S n !"°n lionnl League last year, pre-! Sports Association and the peo- ^ rii,4«rt -, fi«t f iix.i t irvn cnni fnr nio nf HniKfnn ii i<! timn \ V P . '« inc1 ' uv dieted a first division spot for : pie of Rich- Lan- Another ailing player, Atlanta outfielder Rico Carty, is under- j going tests in a Lantana. Fla.,; ' hospital to determine if he has j ball Hajes , co lege play- ,„_„,_ T|m f^omns (10.2) Dan Dal Mills hu^er7 Hollon are other Na onal asKcl I tuberculosis. He was reported : bal1 Association Wednesday for '"feeling fine and walking an estimated $440,000 over four By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS around" Thursday but asked \ vears - NBA i that details of his confinement: Ha y es said ne would llold a SEMIFINALS ! not be released. Eastern Division Lou Brock socked a run-scor- news conference today. T. C. Morrow, president of Boston 135, Detroit 110, best- ing triple and tallied on a throw- of-7 series tied 2-2. Today's Games Western Division ing error by -shortstop Ted Kubiak, giving the Cardinals the ! edge at Bradenlon, Fla. Nelson St. Louis vs. San Francisco at j Briles stopped the A's on five Oakland, San Francisco leads best-of-7 series 2-1. Los Angeles at Chicago, Los Angeles leads best-of-7 series 2-1. Saturday's Game Eastern Division Philadelphia at New York, afternoon, Philadelphia leads best-of-7 series 2-1. ABA SEMIFINALS Thursday's Results No games scheduled Today's Game Easlern Division Minnesota at Kentucky, Minnesota leads .best-of-5 series 2-1. Saturday's Games Western Division New Orleans at Denver, New- Orleans leads best-of-5 series 2-0. Eastern Division Kentucky at Minnesota, if nec- hits over the first seven innings. At Tampa, Fla., the Reds pushed over the winning run on Don Wert's bases-loaded error in the 14th and matched St. Louis' 13-fi exhibition mark. , IS strong Lion entries. Burris has another strong Lion entry in do^ed a 4:44.2 this spring, the century dash. i Du j, the favorite is Lubbock's i Greg Yates who has a 4:28.1. THE COMPETITION Is even , Abilene's Charles Hankins and stiffer in the relays. Dunbar ; Micky Chavez have been cred- leads the way in the sprint; ited \ v j th 4.34.3 and 4 :38 . 6i with a tremendous 41.9 clocking, followed by Abilene 42.4, { ., the Mavericks held a news con- :pc - rmian42 5 and San Angclo . ference Thursday to declare — 40 7 ' among other things - "all-out i Brownwood's best is 43.7. war against the NBA over the ; Wosl nas jnsertecl S()phomore Hayes signing . !j B on u tn|rd , t in Morrow said the Mavencks i , of Edward Robinson still would give Hayes $750,000: w , , slowed b a back in . for three years. : Morrow said at least $5,000 went to Hayes from the Rockets 30 days ago, Fireballer Bob Veale yielded j Both Walter Kennedy, commissioner of the NBA, and Rockets president Robert Breitbard denied any such payment. Hayes was contacted in Scheneclady, N.Y., Thursday night and withheld any com, S3V6 to Say he WOUld hold HP Entries By Events 100-YARD DASH—Charlie Johnson M, Jamei Harris 9.9. | n 220-YARD DASH—Milton piagens 22.2, Johnson 71. 5. news conference this after-; 3:29.1. jury. Wallace, Thomas and sophomore James Thompson will handle the other three stints. Robinson will run a leg on the Lion relay that will also include sophomore Bill Weller, Wallace and Thomas. Brownwood's best of 3:,'iO.R compares with Abilene's 3:21.7, San Angelo's 3:24.4, Dunbar's 3:23, Cooper's 3:25.5 and Permian's lley (40.8) and Holton (42,0) going against such intermediate greats as Cooper's Jack Mildrcn (38.8) and Dunbar's Wayne Davis (39.3). Mills has leaped 12 feet this spring. But both Bruce Sims of Permian and Billy Richards the team this season and indi- start coming up with a winner cated it might even do better i and now seems like the time." than that. i In addition to baseball, fool- During a news conference! ball, soccer, hockey and the Thursday Hofheinz also an-! circus, Hofheinz said other nonucccl plans for the $100 mil- ; plants being developed include lion family entertainment pack-1 midget auto races, indoor track age he is developing with the j and field, college basketball and Astrodome as the centerpiece, i a seven-day Christmas extrava- One of the new plans an-1 gan/a. nounced was that the Ringling j "Our objective is to have suf- Bros. and Barnum & Baily Cir- j fjcicnl entcrlainiiu.Tit within a caster, and Denton. Entries have not been Lake champs in their respective divisions. Howard Payne will be making its first suart since smashing 11 a r d i n-Simmons and Tarleton Stale in a triangular a weck ago. Although t h e competition looms much stronger this cus will play a 13-week stand in single complex to keep a family ; mm . s mucn . Srl [ on 5. er ., l ^! s Houston in 1969. " i weck ' c ° a c h Uavid Noble Houston in 1969. ocrupicd a full week, He said the $25-million Astro- said. Hofhelnz world Entertainment Park will • open on schedule June 1 and the first unit of an adj< r ; million motel complex in July. Hofheinz's comments Hofheinz became board chairman of the {17-year old circus when he and and a of Abilene have reached 14 j t}le Aslros came as a mild sur-; trans; , t . t i oni i D.C., family obtained owner- i q r ,,.j n i<if« aboul iship through a $10 million' 1 Jeet. liCN l> tVLNTS hehasLneo^ of a nrediS for e not l)c in Howslon in Picaiai ° n 1U1 tlle R80-YARD RUN—Richard Davis 1:554. MILE RUN—Terry Jessup 4:17.5, Wal- TWO-MILE RUN—Jessup »:«.g, Charles Sprinkle »:58 0. HIGH HURDLES-Tom Carter 15.1. HIGH JUMP—Bill Cleveland 6-2. LONG JUMP—Bob Brabbin 2M'z. POLE VAULT—George Nelson 13-0. SHOT PUT—Wayne Rathke 53-Vj. DISCUS—Ralhke 146-11, JAVELIN—187-7. 440 HURDLES-Douj Hollzcl«W 5*.». 440-YARD RELAY—Robert Lewis. John- ion, Piagens, Harris 41.t. MILE RELAY—Lewis, Johnson, Hards, Carter 3:240. HOOn M1LER CHARLES nUllRIS, Tim Thomii, Jsn erjvn, tlrvu Wallace (43.7). MILE RELAV.-Bill M.'tifr, '.w.erj Robinson, fhomis. \Aa,'l«'« "This is the year for us to make our move," he said. '"Hie a u in su 1 1. < f.ifift ],»u'). fit j« , i •, < , IOO-YARD OVJH --vai ,-,ct oo.O), Tho- .talent is there, now its up to mas CO VI, 220-YARD DASH Brown, Thompson. Thom»J 330-YARD INTERMEDIATE HURDLE i i, nmn „,. _ .lark Al!«« (inttl. Dun Hollnn (4701 MUHIl- rJ.> a (; , 4)> i the coaches and manager and ., 'I general manager lo bring them ^air,' he said. hopes to score heaviest in the distance events with Richard Davis (1:55.4) in the 880; 14:17.5) and (9:49.8) and in the two mile. •;iGHTMAN WAYNE Hol'hein/. said the circus will HATHKE is another good bet.r He has pushed the shot 53-V» cause it will play a major role for one of the meet's besfc in the enliYlainment features of marks, sailed the javelin 187-7 the HemisKnir in San Antonio, and hurled the discus 146-11. „ "It was our desire to cooper-, The Jacket relays include ate Lion Net, CSolf Teams in Abilene ABILENE — Brownwood High School golf and tennis teams will be here today and Saturday competing in tournaments against some of the top iinksters and netters in the state. Both BHS teams will seek District 4-AAA honors next week. GOLFERS TEKP off at 9 a.m. today at Maxwell Municipal co u r s e. Final rounds aje scheduled Saturday at the Abilene Country Club with tee time at 7:30 a.m. BHS coach Don Martin co n t e d Robert Williams, Neal Hammond, R i c ha r d Porter, Billy Lee ancj Dan Merriman among his entries. Joining, Brownwood, Abilene and Cooper in the to u r n ey are Arlington Heights, Poly, G r a ha m. Breckeniidge, Hamlin- Stamford. §n.<J grady. Coach Carl Arnspiger's BHS netters are competing against teams from Paschal, Carter, Poly, A r 1 in g t o n Heights, Southwest, Austin Stephen F. Austin, Austin Travis,. Austin McCallum, Midland Lee, Crane, Eden, Merkel, Big Spring, Carrollton. Menard, Clyde, Eastland, Wichita Falls, Lubbock Monterey, San Angelo, Abilene and Cooper. PLAY BEGAN at 9 g.m. today on the Fair Par, Abielne and Cooper courts. Semifinals will begin at the same time Saturday, with finals in each of the three divisions slated for ? p.m. at Fair Park. Lion netters include Logan McNatt, Bobby Jones, Steve Arthur, Joe McCluskey, Bob West, Jack Tilton, Marilyn Warren, Lurie Pearce, Linda Cumba, Carol Qilmore and Lynn, -Jack Alley (408), Dan Holton (42.0), Gary Abboll. 440-YARD DASH—Woller (.53.0), Rus- a*ll Hunter, Lawrence Thomas. SM-YARDRUM-Bruce Hatch (2:M 4). , af)( | won (),,, MILE RUN—Charles Burnt (4:44. Ji, with the Hemis- Robert Lewis, Charlie Johnson, Milton Piagens and James The circus will perform in Harris in the sprint and Lewis, The Red Sox finished ninth in the 650,000 square foot Astro- J o h n s o n, Harris and Tom the I960 American League race hall adjacent to the Astrodome. Carter in the mile. HIGH JUMP — Lane Bowen (62), ! I l lf i 1 Fenton, Perry Young (S-fl). : LONG JUMP—Jimmy Carrnlchael, Robinson. , POLE VAULT-Dal Mills (12-0), Tommy Siltti (10-6). SHOT PUT—Bowen 50-5 1-4), Billy Biihop (45-0), Young. DISCUS-Bowen (141-7), Young (126-0). HIGH HURDLES-Bowen (li.3). Jerry Sims, Abbott. A newsman asked Hofhcinz if s failed lo finish in the first division would there be some, changes made. "Yes,-you can expect some changes, 1 do," he replied. "I've never made a prediction before," he added. "But Sanders' 67 Sets Hot Tourney Pace JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP). would mean half a million dol- — If Doug ganders doesn't win j lars more to me than any of the the Masters Go.'f Tournament in j three major tournaments in the April, his next big goal will be j United States." the British Open in mid-July. j Sanders headed the pack with It's not that he isn't planning i a sevcn-under-par 65 into the to press his one-stroke advan- j second round of the $100,000 tage over the field in today's He shot an easy eagle-two second road of the Greater , wood shots and a two-foot putt Jacksonville Open. But Sanders -and five birdies in Thursday's has won it before and he knows opening round, another prestige victory would Five challengers were one establish him among the elite of stroke behind him and 60 others the game. broke par 72 on the 7,221-yard The British Open to me Deerwood Club course. coukl excel the big American Steve Reid, Al Geiberger, tournaments such as the Mas- Gardner Dickinson, Dewilt lers, U.S. Open and PGA," San- Weaver Jr. and Julius Boros ders said. "I have business in- were at 66. Don January. Rich- terests in the British Empire, ard Martinez. Chi-Chi Rodriguez and 1 figure the British Open and Bobby Nichols were at 67. §TJ?©N§BQY^-QeUMiw«itf<f Mac who pitched the iron ball 5$-ll'/4 last week, is the top schoelboy *hpt putter in Mid-Texas. The iatjlti favored tp win another District 9-A track crown msnth, (gyiletin §t«H DRUG GIFT news RENFRO'S W CENTER Ml 5-3«U VOTE TARLTON fOR MAYOR (PAIU fO\i, ADV.) 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