The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas on March 10, 1966 · Page 7
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Not Terrell, Anymore — Who's In With Clay? ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) where he had gone to avoid tele- — A dramatic midnight an- j phone calls. nouncement by Ernie Terrell in a police station has once again pat the Terreil-Cassius Clay world heavyweight championship fight in the doubtful category. Will it or will it not be held in Toronto March 29? "As of now the fight is off," Terrell said in rejecting the terms of the new contract sent him by the Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto where the fight an-' parently had found a home, itjceived any expenses. And Ma- Gardens wants me to Terrell outpointed Chuvalo in a 15-rounder Nov. 1 in Toronto's Maple Leaf Gardens. "Why should I fight him again?" asked Terrell, adding. "I'm not against fighting Chuvalo, but 1 want it on my terns." Harold Ballard, executive vice president of Maple Leal Gardens, said in Toronto that there would be no fight ualess the winner agrees to meet Chu- valo. "I'm not signing anything until Clay and Terrell agree to the terms, including a defense contract where I would'against Chuvalo in June." Bal- "This new contract makes it impossible for me to go through u-ith the fight on these terms." Terrell said. "In the original agreement I had a guarantee of S50JXX) from the live gate and 5100,000 from the ancillary rights on closed-circuit television, and S12.500 was to be paid for training expenses. "In this new contract there is; no guarantee and I haven't re- attorney to anyone,*' he added when told of Ballard's commen that Robert Arum, an officer o Main Bout, Inc., of New York which owns the ancillary rights had power of attorney to sign a contract for both day and Ter rell "and he has signed the contract" In New York, a spokesman for Main Bout said, "We knew Terrell was dissatisfied, but far as we know this matter was supposed to have been straight ened out" Meantime, Terrell said, he will continue to train at nearby liad been turned down in New'P' e York, Chicago. Pittsburgh, -sign Louisville, Montreal, the state ; nave to fight George Chuvalo lard said. "If they don't agree, and Verdun, Que-, tvm months later for ! Gardens in Toronto with thej "Tough. That's just too ?jad,"jment from Clay. The champion LS . i Gardens choosing the ancillary i Terrell commented- [was on his way from Miami to a j or closed-circuit promoters. '• j "I didn't give the powe of I New York. of Vermont bee. Terrell the World Boxin" sociation' champion, balked the provisions in the contract which he said would make him controlled fay the Maple Leaf Gardens and commit him to a return bout with George Chuva- lo, the Canadian champion, in June. "If they would send a contract with me just fighting Clay and no other clauses, then I would fight Clay tonight and for thirty cents," Terrell said in the city room of the Atlantic City Press where he dictated a statement late Wednesday night. Pleasantville, N.J. There was no immediate com- 957 Participants— Negro School Enters UIL To Break The Ice By HAROLD V. RATLIFF [school to become part of the far-)up the Texas Interscholastic Hemadeh£s""inefi"ht isoff "' Assoclated Press s P OTt » Writer flung University Interscholastic statement "later from "thA police i The University Interscholastic League. The League expects station in nearby Ventnor N.J '.League will have 937 schools ini there wU1 be man >' PRESCRIPTIONS Black's Pharmacies 72 1 E- T-xai Dtchcr it Sterlina 383-1-55 583-8107 .football next fall. That is the jail-time high and is seven more •than participated in the world's [largest gridiron show in 1965. :' It would have been 95S had [not Wheatley High School of San Antonio entered the league. Wheatley is the first Negro The Negro schools have been eligible for membership for several years. And this will mean that the League eventually will reach at least 1,100 In school numbers and might go over that The University of Texas set WRIGHT PACKING COMPANY 3111 GARTH ROAD PHONE 583-1315 QUALITY MEATS AT LOWEST PRICES! Rindless Sugar Cured Sliced BACON .LB. Pure Pork Pan SAUSAGE Good LOIN STEAK LbJ PORK STEAK ROAST OR Smoked Country Style Sausage 3 LbsJ BRISKET STEWS Lbs. GROUND MEAT WISCONSIN CREAM Lb. FRESH CALF LIVER Lb. Square Cut SEVEN STEAK Lb. SO. CUT or CROWN ROAST Lb. 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The University Interschoiastic League never has claimed national supremacy in anything except size—no other state can compare with it in numbers. There have been no claims made that Texas has better football than any other section, but it does compare quite favorably with the others. Last football season Texas all- star teams beat Pennsylvania in the Big 33 game and Oklahoma in the Oil Bowl to indicate fhat Thursday, March 10, 1966 Muscle Strains— Denson, Fenelon To See Limited Border Action By KONNIE PLOCHECK Sun Sports Gander Border Two of Tuesday's question marks in relation to preparations for the Olympics have answered. According to Rockhold, both been partially coach Kenny Beverly Fenelon - and Dwight Denson will make the trip to Laredo's big annual gathering. Partially answered because both boys will only be seeing limited service and even that will depend on their condition after arriving at the border. Denson has already been replaced in the 440 relay by Lar-, ry Wood but hopefully wiD run, on the aaile relay team. If Rockhold decides to pull Denson outi he will scratch the mile relay and will move BU] Askey over to the 220 yard dash. As of now the mile relay unit consists of Wood. James Williams, Denson, and Askey. Fenelon is scheduled to run on the sprint relay team and has been entered in the 220. If okay. Fenelon should turn in some respectable performances. Denson has not been entered in any of the open events because Rockhold is afraid of put- GANDER JUNIOR HURDLER SILLY LITTLERELD On His Way To Becoming The Best In Gulf Area Golf Tourney Is Opener For Massive Border Meet LAREDO, Tex. (AP) — A golf oumament opened the Border Olympics today, forerunner of a massive track and field meet hat starts Friday and goes trough Saturday night. Sixteen universities and col- eges moved out in a 36-hole round of the annual golf tourna ment which Houston has won s many times it might well hav ie affair named for it. The Cougars will be after their third title in a row and 10th in the ears of the tournament There will be 18 holes Friday and the final 18 Saturday. The high school division, 15 lines strong, swings into action riday and win play 36 holes Corpus Christi Ray is defending tiampion. The track and field meet has drawn 1,002 athletes and ther. re 10 teams in the universitj lass. Rice is the defending hampion, but Abilene Christian s the favorite. Randy Matson, Texas A&M' mighty shot putter, is passing up ie meet but record-smashing i ue in the University class any ••ay, including Tony Pickett o Houston, who has already bet ered the 440-yard hurdles rec rd of 53.6 this season. Eleven teams are in the co: ege class, where Texas South rn is expected to wi n its eighth Texas football might be ap-: straight championship and fur preaching supremacy in quality, Inish record-breakers galore too. John Hartfield leads the Texas Southern charge as he goes for the high jump record of 7 feet % inch. He already has made 7 feet Clyde Glosson of Trinity is another big record potential in the college division where he could trim the 220 record of 21.4 and the overall record of 21_1, which he holds. He also might better the 100-yard mark of 9.4. The junior college division has attracted 14 teams, with Binn expected to defend its championship, but after a hefty fight with Howard County. The high school division has 42 entries headed by defending San had Antonio High- 46 entries but champion lands. It Houston Westbury, Houston Lee. Corpus Christi King and Corpus Christi Carroll withdrew. i There was some rain Wednesday but it is expected to let up by Friday and the weather should be good—cloudy, dry and warm—when the track events start. HAVE YOUR CAR INSPECTED NOW ting too much strain co that questionable leg. Askey. aside from his doubtful standing between the mile relay and the 220 yard dash, has been entered in the open quarter and is also slated to run on the 440 relay team. Premier Gander hurdler Billy Littlefield wffl face his first real test of the young track season as he will the state's both the high and low hurdles in one of the state's top meets. Littlefield has best times of 14.9 in the highs and 19.S in the lows this season, both coming be facing some top competition of in at Lamar's Redskin Relays in the face of a driving rain. The junior also won the lows at the Mustang Relays in 20.5 bucking a 30 m,p.h. wind on that occasion. Down oa the hopefully sonny Rio Grande, Littlefield should be able to easily surpass those marks. Along with Littlefield, Rockhold's chief hopes for some big- points lay in high jumper Jiau- rny Savell. Savell, a juior, tied his career best at last week's Memorial meet with a leap of six feet, two inches for a second place finish which was decided on the basis of fewer misses. Charlie Hendricks is the only Gander weightman that will make the trip. So far this week Hendricks has been consistent at 55 feet in the shot put and about 160 feet in the discus. LittleQeld's running mate in the high hurdles will be Larry Wood with James Williams slated for extra duty in the open 440 aside from his running in the nule relay. "I just hope that it's hot," said Rockhold in his parting remark. The Gander contingent left for L^aredo after school Thursday. 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