Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on February 7, 1968 · Page 3
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Hope, Arkansas
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Wednesday, February 7, 1968
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f in four Hope Star SPORTS Tar Heels May Have Set Record By tED MEIER Associated Press Sports Writer North Carolina's tar Heels, enjoying one of (heir best seasons, set what Is believed to be a national collegiate basketball record with a total of 34 assists In beating Virginia. the tar Heels, third ranked nationally to Houston and UCLA In the Associated Press poll, accomplished the feat Tuesday night as they routed the Cavaliers 108-64 for their 13th straight victory. "We must have set a record with our assists," said Dean Smith, North Carolina coach, after a capacity crowd of 8,800 al Chapel Hill saw the tar Heels spot Virginia a 12-6 learl, then rally to win easily. "We gol beat by a good learn," communled Bill Gibson, the Virginia coach, after (he Tar Hnels had upped their over-all record lo 15-1 led by Rusty Clark's 19 points and 16 rebounds. Norman Cartntchael led Virginia with 18 points and 10 rebounds. Army, which hasn't made The AP Top ten so far, and Duke, which dropped out of the selecl group (his week, featured the other gamos. ; the West Point Cadels slrengthened their chances for a bid to either the NCAA or NIT postseason tournaments by whipping Rutgers 50-41 for their 10th in a row and 16-3 over-all. Bill Schutsky's 23 points paced the Cadets to their homo court triumph. Duke made it 11 straight at horn*- by whipping Maryland 85-64 at Durham behind Mike Lewis' 32 points and 18 rebounds. The Blue Devils now are 12-3 for the season. Illinois kept on the heels of Ohio State in the Big Ten by beating Wisconsin on the road Q8-6.P, :; yillanova;- also wc^qjv.the road by downing Detroit 63-55 behind 30 points from Johnny Jones. Notre Dame took DePaul 91-85 in overtime, Boston College Ihumped Massachusetts 94-70, Davidson defeated Furmnn 5540 and Seattle vanquished Portland 81-66 in home court triumphs. Brown upset Rhode Island 69-68 at Providence. • In the Southwest Conference, Arkansas beat Texas Tech 61-55, Baylor downed Texas 74-58 and Texas Christian humbled Southern Methodist 91-64, all home court victories. Texas A&M won on the road over Rice.75-66. Muskies Hook a Share of First Place By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Minnesota Muskies have hooked onto a share of first place In the Eastern Division of the American Basketball League with seconds to spare, Skip Thoren pulled up the Muskies when he tossed them the hook, a shot with four seconds remaining that lifted Minnesota to a 112-110 victory over New Orleans Tuesday night, Pittsburgh lost its sole grip on the top spot when Indiana sur* prising!)' pulled down the Pipers 113.100, Porkers in Win Over Texas Tech FAVEttEVILLE, Ark, (AP) -the surprising Arkansas Ra» aorbacks, winning their sixth straight home game of the sea- NOPf (llf) STAR, PfMlil If Offlit Combines Businest with Olympics CHAMRittlSSfi, France Batkfttball Arkansas Basketball Scores ^on, took over sole possession of By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS seC6nt | ^^ j n mQ g^th^t i , -, £ ge « u u Conference Tuesday night with Arkansas 61, te*as Tech 66 46 |. S6 vlclef y oVer ' TM * gTech trinity 94, Arkansas State 63 ^ ftazorbacks Went lnto 83, Arkansas Col' Tuesday's game tied with tex- Henderson lege 73 Arkansas Tech 85, Southern State 76 Hendrlx 74, Ouachita 65 Arkansas Freshmen 91, West- ark 65 Stale College of Arkansas 82, Harding 77 Southwest Baptist, Mo. 75, John Brown U. 65 High School Lincoln 71, West Fork 48 Jonesboro 53, Little Rock McClellan 44 Neltleton 72, Cash 61 Valley View 56, Lake City 49 North Little Rock 75, Conway 56 turrell 55, Cross County 37 Hot Springs 61, Little Rock Central 53 Blythevilia 44, ParagoUld 38 Fort Smith Northside 60, Fort Smith Southside 47 Leachvllle 51, Trumann 33 tuckerman 81, McCrory 66 West Memphis Wonder 84, Blylhevllle Harrison 64 Hot Springs Lakeside 76, Mountain Pine 62 Jacksonville 60, Lltlle Rock Hall 59 Liltle Rock Catholic 73, Sylvan Hills 63 Bentonvllle 55, Mountain Home 54 Fort Smith St. Anne's 56, Ozark* 38 Waldron 47, Mulberry 42 County Line 60, Charleston 47 Van Bur en 35, Sublaco 31 Scranton 90, Harris 69 Magazine 72, Hackett 59 Alma 75, Mansfield 48 Valley Springs 69, Rogers 50 DeValls Bluff 89, Des Arc 75 Wusl Memphis 59, Forrest City 46 Tuesday's College Basketball By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS East Kent State 83, Pitt. 73 Boston Coll. 94, Mass. 70 B r own 69, Rhpd e Is jand 6 8 ,Brandeis 105, Suffolk 85 Army 50, Rutgers 41 Bucknell 99, Wash. & Jeff. 59 Bates 89, Maine 88 South No. Caro. 108, Virginia 64 Duke 85, Maryland 64 Davidson 55, Furman 40 Midwest Vlllanova 63, Detroit 55 Notre Dame 91, DePaul 85, ot Illinois 68, Wisconsin 60 Southwest Arkansas 61, Texas Tech 56 Baylor 74, Texas 58 Tex. Chris. 91, SMU 64 Texas A&M 75, Rice 66 W. Tex. St. 93, Abilene Christian 78 Trinity, Tex. 94, Ark. St. 61 Far West Seattle 81, Portland 66 Phillips Oilers 94, Mont. St. 79 Pacific, Ore,, 79, Lewis & Clark 75 as for second place, but the Longhorns dropped a 74-58 de* ciston to the league-leading Baylor Bears. Arkansas now is 5-2 in league action, otie gams behind the Bears, the victory over Tech brought the Razorbacks' overall recoxld to 8-9. Leading by one point at half* limey 27-26, Arkansas oulscored tech 34-30 in the second half. The Razorbacks led by as much as 10 points at timos. tech led only once In the game, 12-10, and the Red Raiders managed to tie the game with 18:31 left. Each time, though, the Razorbacks regained the lead quickly. Robert McKenzle led Arkansas with 16 points and Gary Stephens pitched In 15. Jim Nelson was tech's top scorer with 23 points. Texas tech G F t Dobbs 3 0-1 6 Nelson 8 7-8 23 Paul 20-14 Hardin 1 4-46 Haggard 3 1-17 Sherrod 23-47 Byington 0 0-1 0 tynes 11-23 tolals 20 16-22 56 Arkansas G F t Stephens 4 7-8 15 McKenzie 5 6-6 16 Eld ridge 5 3-5 13 Cone 30-06 Tanneberger 3 0-0 6 McAlister 1 1-1 3 Vint 00-00 Kimbrell 0 2-2 2 totals 21 19-22 61 Texas Tech 26 30- 56 Arkansas 27 34-61 Fouled out— Texas Tech Kurd- in; Arkansas, tanneberger. Total fouls— Texas Tech 20, Arkansas 18. Attendance—estimated 4,800. Knicks Beat *1<3 •'^ l l f " •^>'"" '* '^'t IV* 1 "* *••:*.'',',''*''• /•-*••• •-- ( Jffl t;:?U-it.', fK),,-, -<•'-- '•-" * Hawks Late in Game PRESS By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The New York Knicks, who waited almost half a season before righting themselves with Red Holzman, waited another three quarters Tuesday night before finally overturning the St. Louis Hawks. A 10-point splurge at the start of the fourth quarter did the trick, turning a precarious six- point lead into a 16-point bulge and the Knicks pounded the Hawks 121-100 for their first victory over St. Louis this season in four games. The game was the second half of a National Basketball Association doubleheader at Madison Square Garden, following De. troll's 120-93 rout over San Diego. In other games, touring San Francisco slipped by Chicago 126-124 In overtime and Los Angeles bombarded Cincinnati 146.102 on the West Coast. In the ABA, Indiana turned back Pittsburgh 113.100, Minnesota tripped New Orleans 112110 and Oakland edged Dallas 99-98, The Knicks lost twice in overtime to St, Louis before Holz. man replaced Dick McGuire as their coach with the team floun- at dering under a 15*23 record. The Hawks beat the Knicks again before New York turned the tables and ran its record un« der Hol?man to H>8, Eight straight points put the Knicks ahead to stay 48*43 at the half as st, Louis managed to Ml only 38,6 per cent from the field against the New Yorkers, It stiU was close until Pick. Barnett hit basket-s around San Francisco edged Chicago points, put the Pacers ahead 26, scores by Wait Bellamy and BiU J26.124 in overtime and Los An* 24 with a layup and the lead Bra( H e y at * d WUUs Reed geles trounced Cincinnati 146« steadily grew to 19, dropped another for a eonvjnc. Thpren's ^tgWifop^shot, gly» Bob NetoUcty, who had 2g Minnesota and Pittsburgh now at o7k -ind are virtually tied, although the * Pipers still hang onto a lead of percentage points, In the only other game, Oak. land upended Dallas 99,98, In the NBA. New York swamped St, Louis J2MOO, pe« troit mauled San Diego 120,93, Pro Basketball By THE ASSOCIATED NBA Tuesday's Results Detroit 120, San Diego 93 New York 121, St. Louis 100 Los Ang'es 146, Cincinnati 102 San Fran. 126, Chicago 124, ot Today's Games New York at Baltimore San Diego vs. Philadelphia at Boston St, Louis at Boston Thursday's Games San DJego vs. Baltimore Chicago Detroit at Chicago Cincinnati vs, San Francisco Los Angeles at Seattle ABA Tuesday's Results Oakland 99, Dallas 98 Indiana 113, Pittsburgh 100 Minnesota U2, New Orl'nsUQ garnett went on to score U of ing Minnesota its Hth straight points and 20 rebounds as they MS 21 points in the quarter and u ~~-court victory, came after offset Jim Washington's 31 °""" "' * u '~ '" "" iL ~ Moe had tied the game for points and 26 rebounds for Pitts, gMecgneers wittj a three, byrgh* goal with 37 seconds left, b n the West Coast, Oak}an<| .38 extended its winning streak to 51* three*?- Us longest of the seaspis ~ L - in beating Dallas for the first time in four meetings, The Moe, who finished with points, had led {he Bu.cs Jo a 36 lead and a 59«4s spread halftime before Minnesota shook iose for an 37?84 three* Chapparals ajso absorbed their quarter marffe . _. fourth straight setback, n * ne °* h * s H as the hammered home 44 8{so finished, WJJkens }ed St, w}th 25, Detroit ilso took advantage of some »W shpotjng to hand the ir njatb straight de t The Pistons grabbed a 55* 36 Jxalftime lead as the t entering its game }a jinie, lengths behtod Pittsburgh M4 tied the score 90^11, and after veot aiiead. Dallas Cliff Hagan deads itft 3:0^ le$ t Les Hunter h^d 24 points for Wes Bialosiiknia spearheaded Wit only 25,4 per cent from the the Musfciesj Thpren ended wjtli Ogik|an4«s secon4-hajf surge ifts ^ ie W* ^° p ^ e l° fiever 8°t closer ^?* er the paks trailed 5746 « half, ttflfl I 6 <&*? that a s Dgve B^jg Jtfmpsshpt W SSpointsforpetroit, San Francisco, using 39 points ?*** Het?.«j and 30 by Clyde came from 17 pojn,tsbehted third Barter to deal tfej busiftess with pleas* ure at the Wlnfef Otyfflpies, He buys !h6 s&ealai Oiympte postcards Issued fof pnnateHsIs fof one ff ane (20 dents), puts oft special stamps ebsllfig 4 francs (86 cents), then he stands 5fi the street eomef and sells the package tot Id ffanes (two dol« lars), Profits pay fof his tflpg Depending oft how well he does at the Winter Games, He may decide to continue his en* terpflseat Mexico City, Mar/em Stars Ploy Saturday at Prescott HENRY JOHNSON HOLUSCLAY Fights !*•• Nlfht B? ffffi A**X MIAMI- Lots Miami, stopped 1 v-uainc r»u Netts" Austin, IS9%, gars fttego, 61 6REMOBLE, Prance (AP) Pretty Peggy Fleming, AmeH« ca r s wt Id figure skating (Jtieefi, grabbed a csmmandlng lead to* day to her bid tor a gold medal at the Winter Olympic Games* the iH>ear<old lee .ballerina from Colorado Springs took top marks In each of the first two compulsory figures and moved 30,4 points ahead of her closest challenger, Gabrlele Seyfert of East Germany as 32 girls from 15 nations began competition at the Grenoble Ice .Stadium, the final three school figures will be skated thttrsday, fol* lowed by the free skating finale Saturday, Compulsory comprise 60 per cent of the total score. Miss Fleming received the top grades for her two figures— the b'Meft back paragraph three" and "right forward Inside rocker" - from all but one of the nine Judges In compiling a total of 373,4 points. Miss Seyfert finished the firsl day's competition with 343,0 points and Austria's; Beatrix Schuba was third wllh 340,7. Albertlna Noyes of Arlington, Mass., moved up from fifth to fourth place with a strong showing In the second figure. She had a mark of 332.,5 points. Hana Maskova of Czechoslovakia, the 1968 European champion, was fifth and British skating queen Sally Stapleford sixth. French President diaries de Gaulle presided at the colorful ceremonies which officially opened the Games Tuesday. A crowd of some 60,000 fans Jammed the Olympic Stadium to watch the festivities, Hockey dominated the first day's athletic activities. In the opening game, the United Stales bowed lo Czechoslovakia 5-1. In other games/Russia crushed Finland 8-0 and Canada defeated Wesl Germany 6-1. But the mosl significant opening day development was Ihe compromise reached between the Internallonal Ski Federation and the International Olympic Committee in the ski-trademark G6ft2a« less, 149, Houston, outpointed Charlie Shlpes, l#Vi1 Oakland, 10* SACRAMEtffO, calif, *Fred Lewis, W, MecieHan Aif Force Base, Sadfamettta, otrt« pointed Marty Franklin, 186, Fresno, Calif,, to, CARACAS, Venezuela- deor- gle Foster, 133%, Cincinnati, outpointed Jose Luis Vallejo, 136',.4, Caracas, 10,* Carlos Her* nandez, 136^, Caracas, stopped Curly Aguiffe, l3§ 1 / 4 , Philippines, 2, m^ mm* £Mb ** "*" fmm «Mk *•* •*» controversy, Th« IOC had clashed with the Ski Federation when the latter ruled that competitors would be allowed to use skis carrying manufacturer's names on them, the Federation argued that covering the names with wax was impractical. , The two bodies decided that the skiers would be allowed to wear skis with company names but would not be allowed to show the trademarks at the end of a run. the IOC had opposed the trademarks because It fell they would infringe on the strict amateurism of these games. The squabble had threatened to eliminate skiing competition as a regular Olympic event and the settlement emerged out of an emergency meeting of the IOC Congress. Marc Hodler of Switzerland, '.president of the Ski Federalion, said any skier Ignoring the newly adopted rule Would be disqualified. He said competitors would have to leave their equipment in a special area before posing for pictures. In tuesday's hockey, the United States fell behind early before getting a tying goal by Doug Vplmar of Minneapolis, then Czechoslovakia scored two goals in each of the last two periods to win It. today's schedule listed compulsory figures in women's figure skating, the men's 30-kilometer cross-country ski race, men's downhill non-stop training run and the first two heats in the two-man bobsled competition as well as hockey. Cats Have Two on Weekend By RALPH ROUTON Star SporfswrUer In the midst of a four-game losing streak, the Hope Bobcats find themselves at the bottom of the 4*AA Western Division standings entering this week's play. Now 24 tii conference, the Cats entertain two division ball clubs this weekend, beginning on Friday night, that evening the Jr. and Sr. Boys will take on the tex- arkana Washington Lions, who are slumplng.and are now 4-3. It will be the two teams' first meeting ever In basketball. then on Saturday night the Camden Lincoln Wildcats comv to Jones Field House for gam>s with the Bobklltens and the Bobcats. Both Hope squads will be after possible revenge; the Bobkitlens remembering a 71-31 loss two weeks ago, and the Bobcats recalling a 51-40 defeat down at Camden. Next week, of course, brings the Lady Cats back into the llnnv llghl with Ihe District 7-A West Championships at Prescott, The Lady Cats'are in the top-seeded position on the bracket, and with a first-round bye the Hope girls do not play in the tourney until Friday night the 16th at 8:30p.m. Lady Cat Coach Charlotle Gibson will lake the girls up to De- Queen this Friday afternoon for a contest with Ihe DeQueen Leo- pardeltes. Now 19-4 for the season, Ihe Ladles will be trying for their 12th In a row. Also, next Tuesday evening the Lady Cats wrap up their regular season play, traveling up to Lit- tle'Rock to meet up with Ihe Joe T. Robinson Senators. Joe T. is a good ball club, and they finished third in the Ouachita Bap- lisl Tigerettes Invltalionalback in December, while the Lady Cats placed second to the finals to Bradley, 63-50. So the Lady Cats have to be Hope's main hope In post-season tournaments, although the Bobcats could Improve easily enough to make a good showing in their dislricl meel, still nearly a month away. Nock«y # $ f»B JUtaftAfBb *>RESS , "fflesdays' Results No games scheduled ' * Tdd8$'§ 09fties ' "*"" Philadelphia it Montreal «* Boston at St, Louis Tigers Play Ashdown Here Tonight By LINDA WILLIAMS Yerger Sportswriter After such a loss, the tigers have been spending this week checking their problems and mistakes made by them last week against the Columbia owls. Glad to let you know Johnny Smith is active again. He was out last week because of Illness, when the Owls were played. We shall see tonight how the checking of the mistakes will effect the tigers, for tonight they will host Ashdown. the tigers promise you a very high spirited game, This Is Ihe prediction for Ihe game; scot-e- 82-42 favoring Yerger. Johnny promise nothing but net, leatl- ing with 30 points in the bag. Brown is taking the place of Hays, with the playing he will bje. doing tonight. You will think that's who he is, hilling 28 points. Black will be showing his ability to call the plays for the Tigers. He says, "They will be on time, and in the right places, carrying 15 points along with them." Woods and Isley will be tied with 5 points each. Ashdown says "by no chancef" With these Iwo teams playing each other who needs enemies. You can decide for yourself whethe'r you will stay at home and let your evening be ruined, or go out to Jones Field House and enjoy a good evening of basketball. ' If you decide to drop in, time -6:30 p.m. Don't be lalel Closing the news for Tiger land , I shall define the term, Pivot as an attempt to get away from an opponent by stepping one or more ways with the same foot while keeping the other, or pivot fool on Ihe floor. Watch for my next article;, I will define another term. playing o.n Jfee road, stunned tfre Psiiajid as easy vic|ory» Whp scpresd 26 PRESTON SHEAROD the hilarious Harlem Stars are coming to Prescott Saturday night Feb. 10th and will take on the Los Angeles Angels at the McRae Gymnasium, Game time is set for 7;30. Admission will be $1.50 for adults and $1.00 for children, The Harlem Stars are adveri Used as the funniest and great* est basketball team in the conn* try today. Fans will be assured of a fancy exhibition of msle. dazzle ball handling, intricate routines and both planned and imprompt comedy along with all sorts of shenanigans, The schedule for the ail-Negro team this year calls for them to play in forty stales, Mexico, Ca* nada, Australia, Japan and some parts of Europe, The policy of the club is to send everyone home laughing and they are experts at doing jgst that, Listed on the Star's roster this season is Raymond Reed of Compton, California; James "Pig Paddy" Batiste of Houston; Henry Johnson of Kansas Cjty; Sammle "Sweet Sam" Smith of Richmond, Calif.; Rj. chard "Honey Bear" Papney of New Mexico; Hoilis Clay of Detroit, Mjch.j and, Preston Shearqd of Midland, Tex. For a real fun-filled night, mike yo«r plans now to be at the McRae gym Saturday njght and enjoy some of th.e funniest and best basketball you tj&ye ever seen, Bulls their njn|h loss •R P Cougar the measure of f-,,fc«» out' . of ' THE TRADING POST I0a.31i.atl I, Thifd St,

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