The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas on February 20, 1964 · Page 8
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version
February 20, 1964

The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas · Page 8

Publication:
Location:
Wellington, Texas
Issue Date:
Thursday, February 20, 1964
Page:
Page 8
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 8 article text (OCR)

,, With Wins Over McLcon Fake 2-A Title Tied in First The determined Wellington Skyrockets took the court to •win the District 2-A championship in a victory over the McLean Tigers 72 to 46 Friday evening, Feb. 14. The Rockettes also were victorious, 49-36, and put themselves in a tie for first place with Clarendon. DIDACTICS —By Deskins Wells Playing their finest game of ;he season before a standing room only crowd, the Rockets >ut on a show of team play that began to stall the Tigers the the I feel better aibout the prospects of a lake in Collingsworth county than I have in some time. There was a meeting in Wellington this- past Tuesday between representatives of the Greenbelt and the Salt Fork water officials that may lead to a solution of the impasse that Kad developed between, the two water autjvori- ties. There is not too much that can be said about it at this .time, but the officials are Working on the problem in an effort to iron out, their differences. Naturally tnere was disappointment when Wellington did not land the garment factory that .went to Pampa; but I feel that the Chamber of Commerce did a 1 commendable job iii their efforts to secure the new industry, and that the experience will be valuable in working for other projects. After all there were four other cities, three of them larger than Wellington, trying for the factory and Wellington came out second. Now the Chamber is •busy working on another pro- the early minutes of game, and kept it up as margin widened. The Rockets used a man-to- man full court press to work on McLean's weaker baill handling and to neutralize to some extent the effectiveness of the Tigers-' all-state six-foot-six Derrith Welch. Wellington had used a zone full; court press in the two earlier games which McLean won and the man-to-man' position was used for the first time by the Rockets. When the ball crossed midline, the Rockets fell to a 1-3-1 defense to put a man in position of interference from any direction the ball was sent in. Rocket team work reached a new pitch as the ball was fed back and forth to get it to the man in best 'position to put it in the basket. If their foot-work was good, so was the Rockets' accuracy. They hit better tfcan 50% from the field—an unusually high percentage in high school playing. High pointer for the Rockets was Roger Weems, with 25 points, while Wayne Barton hit 20. Welch's 24 was high for the Tigei's. The game by quarters 1 : Wellington 17 32 47 72 McLean 7 21 29 46 Rinckettes-Tigerettes The Rockettes showed their continuing improvement to take the game from McLean 49-36. Taking a 7-point lead by the end of the first quarter, .they continued widening the margin until the fourth. Good defensive play marked the game for the Rockettes. Betty Courtney's 20 points were game high, while Joyce Holton made 17 and Jan Bailey scored 15 for -McLean. The game by quarters: Wellington 14 27 40 49 McLean 7 10 18 36 THE WELLINGTON (TEXAS) LEADER Thursday, February 20, 1964 -~-t.li.vi* ,rf* f* « - • J * ,' ' * •• Eaglettes Win ject of a size. somewhat smaller Quails Retain Lead in District 9-B Play Gov. John Connally has announced that he will let the voters of the 100th Judicial District nominate a successor to fill the unexpired term of the late Judge Luther Cribble. This means he will wait until the May primary and appoint the nominee of .the Democratic •party as district judge. This seems like a wise and fair decision for it favors neither candidate and with the May primary only two months away it is not a long delay. The court duties can be handled' by judges of other districts in this short time just as they do when a judge is ill or disqualifies himself. Over at Memphis J. Claude Wells had this to say of the Governor's decision: "His point was well taken and it smacked of some of the actions of King Solomon of olden times." Whoops! Quail took care of Groom Tuesday night and now we have two district chanVpions from Collingswortih county in the same year. It would have been a pretty kettle of fish if Coach Lacy's 'boys had lost at Groom for Quail, Samnorwood, Hedley and Groom would have been in a four way tie for the championship. The game at Groom was hectic enough as it was. Quail led 19 to 15 at the end of the first quarter, but the game was tied 40 to 40 at the half and continued to be a ripsnorter right up to the The Quail Quails retained sole possession of first place in the District 9-B basketball race by defeating the Samnorwood Eagles 96-70 in a game played at Quail Tuesday night, Feb. 11. The 'Bobwhites lost to the Norwood Eaglettes 52-27. Bobwhites vs. Eaglettes The first quarter was very close with the Eaglettes managing a one-point lead. However, the second quarter spelled disaster for the Bobwhites as the Norwood girls built up an 18 .point halftime advantage. The third quarter was even as each team scored 11 points. But the Bobwhites again hit a cold spell in the fourth quarter, scoring only 3 points to 10 for Norwood. Lonetta Neeley scored 12 for Quail and Jo Nell Breeding 23 to lead Norwood. By quarters: Bobwhites 12 13 24 27 Eaglettes 13 31 42 52 Quails vs. Eagles The Quails never trailed in the game as everything seemed to go right for them. After building up a 14-point first, quarter advantage, the Quails extended their lead to 28 at the half. The second half was much closer, as the Norwood boys began to climb, but it was too late. The 96 points scored by the Quails was the highest on their court this season and second to the 110 scored at Mobeetie. The Quails also hit 95 against Vernon B in the Childress tournament. All five Quail starters hit double figures as Dale Morris scored 29, Robert Russell 24, Carrol Kennedy 18, Bruce Ward 13 and Joe Harris 11. Jimmie Martindale and Lloyd Stice each scored 24 for Samnorwood. By quarters: Quail 23 52 75 96 Eagdes 9 24 44 70 final whistle with ning 79 to 73. Quail win- I started to say "and now we have three district champions in Collingsworth county"; but the Rockettes are not champions yet for they must play Clarendon in a two or thiree game series. Oh well, give them time and I will be able to write about champions. three district Glenn Shelton in The Wichita FaHs Record-News: "It ain't wrong to say ain't; but it ain't good." Trustee — from page one Kennedy. However, anyone else wishing to run may do so, Supt Moseley said. The three receiving the highest number oi votes will be elected. Three board 1 members will be elected at Dodson. Those whose terms expire are Sammy Mot seribocker, J. C. Howell and Ernest Nipper. Arrest — from page one cigarettes. ; ; Sheriff Rainey said tha Nash was convicted on a boot legging charge in November o: 1963 and paid $100 fine and costs, •;••..-. '"• . ; .;t. •"; A separate case, relating if. the sale of liquor is still pend Rainey added. Wellington —- Consolation Norwood Teams Take Quail Junior Tourney The Samnorwood girls and boys won the first dace trophies in the annual Quail jun- or high tournament played Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 13, 14 and 15. The Norwood boys beat Quail 29 to 24 and the Norwood girls won over Lela 34 to 25 Saturday night. Both Wellington ;eams took the consolation trophies as the boys beat Memphis 49 to 34 and the girls defeated Quail 15-12. First Round The first round play saw Lela beat Hedley girls and boys. The girls score was 37 to 14 and the boys 28-25. The score by quarters: Lela Girls 9 18 25 37 Hedley Girls 5 10 10 14 Lela Boys 6 12 18 28 Hedley Boys 4 8 16 25 Other first round play saw Wellington B boys foeat Dodson 27 to 19; Norwood girls take Quail 51-10; Samnorwood boys down Childress 29-25; the Dodson girls take Wellington A boys 37-36 in a thriller, and Quail boys down Memphis 36 to 22. Second Round In the second round play, FULL COURT PRESS Here is the Rockets full court press at its most effective ... a tactic that paid off well in Friday night's game with the MeLean Tigers. At back, reaching for the ball, is tall Tiger Derrith Welch, and contesting his grasp are Bobby Hudson, 52, and Roger Weems, 40. Glen Swift of McLean is closely guarded by Ronny Hurst, No. 42. —Photo by Jerry's Studio C of C — from page one clay period earlier this month, Higdon said. These names are already on file, and it will not, be necessary for these women to reregister, Higdon said. AH other women interested should contact the chamber of commerce office and fill out the labor survey forms there. Applications will be (taken from Anglo, Spanish American and colored women alike, according to the chamber manager. This includes women living anywhere within the trade area. Norwood girls beat Wellington B 36 to 9; Memphis boys won over Hedley 39-28; Lela girls beat Dodson in a squeaker, 19 to 18; Childress boys took Dodson 84-8; Norwood boys beat Wellington B 29-20; Wellington A girls won over Hedley 23-17; Wellington A boys defeated Childress 25-24, and the Samnorwood boys won over Quanah 34-20. Finals In consolation play, Wellington girls won a hard-fought game from Quail 15-12. The game by quarters: Wellington 5 7 15 15 Quail 7 7 11 12 Tanya Hortori -was high for Wellington with 11 points and Paula Langley scored 6 for the Quail team. The boys consolation came saw Wellington win one from Memphis 49 to 34. The game by quarters: Wellington 14 25 35 49 Memphis 5 18 26 34 Andy Henard was high for Wellington with 22 points and Pounds scored 13 to lead Memphis. In the championship finals Samnorwood girls took Lela by score of 34-25. By quarters: Norwood 4 14 26 34 Lela 4 16 18 25 Karon Cunningham scored 18 points for Norwood and Wells made 11 for Lela. The iboys championship finals saw Samnorwood take the game from Quail 29-24. |By quarters: Norwood 6 12 20 29 Quail 0 2 13 24 Nelson Dwyer scored 14 to lead Norwood and Jarrell Fielding made 14 for Quail. 500 Vehicle Tags Sold Approximately 500 new vehicle tags have been sold since Fab. 1, Miss Louise Fulcher, county tax assessor-collector said Monday, Feb. 17. This is considerably higher than the number sold' at this time a year ago, she added 1 . Approximately 2500 tags will be sold for cars, pickups and trucks before the April 1 deadline. KIDNEY DANGER SIGNALS Getting up nights, burning, frequent or scanty flow, leg pains or backache may be warning of functional kidney disorders — "Danger Ahead." Help nature eliminate excess acids and other wastes. Increase kidney output with BU- KETS. Your 39tf back at any drug store in 4 DAYS if not pleased. NOW at PARSONS DRUG. FRIDAY AND SATURDAY Dog Food ^HT ..251 Class B — from page one gain at the top of the distric list, with 9 victories and 1 loss Second place Norwood Eag' ettes have won 8 games an lost two. Hedley is third wit a 7-3 record and the Bobwhites now have won 3 and lost 7. The other teams are Groom with a 2-8 record and Dodson with 0-10. The season record for the Quails is 25 victories and 8 losses, Coach Lacy said, while the Bobwhites have won 9 and lost 22. . CARE For Those You Love Thomas Nursing Home 1200 Fifteenth St. Wellington, Texas •Mr. and Mrs. Frank 'Fourmentin and Mr. and Mrs. Merritt James spent Sunday in Allison with their sister, and Mrs. Bill Begert. Mr. Too Late to Classify FOR SALE—Farms — 480 A, well improved; 160 A, most in soil 'bank; 160 A, with irrigation; 80 A on pavement; 15A well improved; 200 A with irrigation. C. E. Caldwell Real Estate. Office pho. 447-2263. Res. •pho. 447-2157. 31-tfc STRAYED—Brown and white paint pony. Calll 447-2257 or Sheriff's office. 31-lp WE PUT THE SURE IN INSURANCE ... With Our Comprehensive Homeowner's Package Plan Don't overlook the possibility of losses due to theft or damages done by burglars ... be sure you're covered for this by carrying our all-inclusive homeowner's policy. Wells & Wells Insurance • Loans • Abstracts "Dependable Insurance" DIAL 447-2520 911 West Avenue WELLINGTON, TEXAS Maxwell House COFFEE Pound — 69* BORDENS Glacier Club or Ice Milk Vi Gal. — 59* CELLO CARROTS 3 BAGS 25* ~ Florida RUBY RED GRAPEFRUIT 2^25* GREEN ONIONS 3 BUNCHES MRS. TUCKERS 3 Pound Can — SHORTENING 59$ DEL MONTE SPINACH 303 size 3 for 45* DEL MONTE E. J. PEAS 303 size 3 for 59* DEL MONTE Pineapple-Grapefruit Juice 46 oz. 3 for 93* DEL MONTE CORN Cream Style White or Yellow 303 Size 3 for 49* DEL MONTE TUNA 3 for 75* DEL MONTE CATSUP 14 oz. size 5 for 99* BETTY CROCKER CAKE MIX Yellow White Spice'n Apple Chocolate Cocoanut Delight Lemon Cocoanut Delight 3 F011 95* We Deliver Dial 447-2561 PORK ROAST 33* Pound +*+* PORK STEAK Pound — 39* KIMBELLS OLEO 3 FOR — 49* LIGHTFLUFF BISCUITS 6 For — 49* We Give S & H Green Stamps Raymond Patton Luther Sullivan

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page