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Freeport, Texas
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Monday, March 9, 1964
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BraioSPORTS GEORGE FERGUSON Fdeh Sport* Editor S«v*n l«tt«rm«n at Columbia C««<* ,1*0*1 Mlkmn. «o**h of tin Columbia Rp*t*n*ek b*s*balt«f*, Rii WWft t*tt*rm*« returning to tfctt year'* ( (»Md. B* oniy two were regular* last y**r-nft*td*r BUI Morsw MR) PHin* f Mark -nrquhar. CrittMbta o»«m tt* IM4 baseball season Tuesday In * 4 p.*. :|**BW .lt**a*i«li AM Thursday at 4 p.ra., Ik* Colam- Ma dtainond «»•» will meet the Yellow Jacket* at Alvln. coach Baikum thinks DM RoaghMeka will tack offensive *pun«a this ye*r. "Wt Hit this yt«r our t**m win be strong In pitching and on defense, but weak offensively," th* eaten MM. "W« don't hav* IM Utters w» need to be * reiiiy good team. w* u» looking fof * fair y*ar md hoping for a real toad on*." h» said. TM annual Columbia baseball tournament la set up for April Ottwr returning l*tt*rm*n *r* t Jim Sims, Lawrence H*nry in) Btttch Kay, Itt outfielders) Catcher Tommy Marshall) and Ronnt* WUwn, inflelder. « Bitty BttaW la a aquadman and plays In the Infield. olbtn Baking V th* Roughneck baseball roster include: Otry OrMcMr, Lonnte Amwon. Mike Neff, Ltrry Wist, Mlkf UMJ*. Btnpy Ormy, Alvln DtniMtt, Dtnny Cowtrt, MUM Moffttt. Room* Owing*, Otry R»»d. Ptal Brooks, Bill Wormwk, ttlckty Raaach. lUndy CltM, Kugen* Smith. Ward Seolt, Jim rosb** and Donald Shaw. •JH»n *Mt four Mnlora, seven Junlort and 18 sophomores o*in* roster. Sweeny opens season Mar. 19 m Swwny'a Bulldog* art not scheduled to opanthe 1M4 baseball ataaon until March 19-20-21 when tnty will partletpati in tb* wharton tournament. Coach Lewis McReynolds says his pitching and hlttlnt art blc question marki this year. "our strong point Is In the mid," h* mid. Tha District net aa far aa McRtynolda la concerned Is a family affair, Bweeny and Santa Ft an the only two teams In the conference and McRtynolds' brother, Lefty, Is head baseball coach at Santa Fe. The two teams will play a four- best-of-seven aeries for the title. Sweeny was rational champions last year ana sported a V 12.10 record on the setson. There are nine returning lettermen and two squadmen. These Include: Four Jualora-BUly Jack Ward and Drew Culpepper, catch. era; Sonny Benefteld, abort atop and pitcher! and Harold Nusa, second baseman. Five aenlors-BUl Snead and Ralph Masters, flrat basemen; Jimmy Ward, second baseman; John Broderhauaen, third base and pitcher; and Keith Hudklns, outfield. The squadmen are Ray Bailey, Junior, and Ronny 11111, senior. • They are 10 players out for training but McReynolds expects to carry only about 18 on the regular roater. Pitching prospects Include Benefleld, Brodarhau<u-n, Nusr. and Henry Barrlentlaa, sophomore. McReynolds listed the following boys as bright prospects; Cecil Bell, first base; Darrel Smith,, outfield; and Robert Benefleld. catcher-all sophomores -and John Doolen, a Junior, In the outfield. Lutheran plays the big ones Little Tanas Lutheran College at Seguln Isn't afraid of the, 1 s6J^^X*oriMfoJ>Me^ ..... ... , Tp»lr ambitious ad-game schedule, contains Tejnw, Tenun A*M,'. Baylor and Bice from the Southwest Conference; Minnesota, mtnota, Indiana, Nebraska and Kansas from the Big Tea; and Air Force Aeademy and University of Houston, top Independents. Add to that a rugged Blc State Conference and you see why ' the 600-enroUment college has gained a lot of attention an over the 'country. Colts open spring season The Houston Colt .45s -will play six night games during spring training In 1964 at their new Cocoa, Fla., spring training base. Two of .the night games are with major league opponents on March 84, against the Minnesota Twins and on April 7, against the Detroit Tigers starting at 7 : 30 p.m. (Florida time). The other four night games will be against their Oklahoma Continued on Page 9 _ _ Wait WELCOME THE NIW AftP STORE TO DOWNTOWN LAKE JACKSON W* know that you will like our friendly city and •veryoM win tow having you bar*. Your newly re- mod*tod (ton has boosUd our moral and spurred many of us to plan for more downtown baauUfication. TO THE FRIENDS OF AtP . THBI MOB YAIUW, IW Hill VISIT Ml OF DOWNTOWN U« JACKSON STOIES .COACH EXPECTS RECORDS TO FALL* ?«.« >*»«., M*HM. IM4 _fjg|_7 15 teams expected for Gulf Coast Relays HOPPKR "KtD^ Itf «_•• • sx*fc-*Jt y** r»l** « ti» fc«*,-»t|» *«*, br»«d tits p,«.***tt yard r*tey. H,*, i**rard t»*fte*nM~oi»»ji »».. «..._,^ . rttto, - DDrt-Aa many at Wreoorta •MM fan Saturday M H* a»coast mi«rt«o t» heu bare, aeooratagtt* B» Tra«t Coe*» "This la one of «• fMat yeirator iwitvUwl track m«i IB thta afM la a tMaj Mm*," Redden saM 8««*Uy aflernooa u he tatted about Brews- port's Mf tr«ak eeraival. BttweM It and K» schools art expected to be reprismt- ed ti the afleraooa and night affair Saturday-most of the AAAA schools from HoWfam attdthe torroaadlac area. And Coach Redden aayatlut the track at Hopper Field la in the fineeteonmuc*; in years, "tt wt |tt some good weather, douaperftr at, especial, the ly high school coach said. Defending Otttt Coast champion South Houston win be returning. And Hit Trojans already have two flrst-plaoe trophlee In hand this season from top-notch meets-atMe- AUen and Port Arthur. Redden aaya that OttttCoaa* Relay rtoords art txpttttd to fall in the 100-yard dash, 120-yard high hurdles, 440- yard relay, mil* run, NO- yard relay, cm mile medley relay, oat milt relay, 1*0- yard tow hurdle* and tht high Jump. Mas* Jones' John Morris, son of Onlveralty of Houston Track coach Johnny Morris, could be the lop Individ. ual performer. Young John was the class AAAA state champion In 1883 high Jump. This record at the Relays will no doubt fall. The reoord Is 9-2 3/4 set by Galena Park's Archie Mcclnre In 1981. Morris has already cleared 6-4 this Mason. Morris Is also expected to figure In setting new records In the 120 high hurdles and the ISO lows-he ha* a 14.4 In tb* highs already this season and has registered a 19.4 in th* lows. Tb* Gulf coast Relay records in these event a ar* 14.8 and 10.4, respectively. But Morris wtU hav* tough competition In the hurdles- Houston San Jaolnto's Pat Studderd. He got 14.3 at Beaumont last week Urthe high '- hurdiee and has a '19.4 tWa season In the lowt.""lt all add* up to some good racea her* Saturday. Other top-notch track star* expected Saturday Include relay team* from Robert E. Lee of Houston, Baytown's Robert E. Lee and Paiadtna. Th* Gulf Coast Relay's record In the 440-yard dash Is 49.8 set by Baytown'a Arthur Whltmer In 1981. Thl* record abould fall with San Jacinto's Contey Brown coming to town. Brown got a 47.7 at Beaumont two week* ago and hit a 48.8 clip at th* Border Olympic* thla past weekend. A top mile-run performer expected is Jim Metager of Houston Westbury. Metxger has registered a 4:30.0 Urn* this season. Th* Belaya' record in th* mite hex* I* 4:20.3 Mt by Bellalre's David DeBoer in I960. South Houston could easily set a n*w mil* medley relay record. Th* old record Is 3:34.2 set by Baytown In 1981. San Jaclnto and Lamar of Houston hav* top entries In the one-mil* relay. To* prelims begin at 2-15 p.m. Saturday with th* final* in th* discos to be run off Immediately. Th* pole vault final* begin at 8 p.m. tad finals in th* high jump, broad jump and shot potatarlatStt!. Ruining event finals get underway at 7 p.m. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Preliminaries 2:19 p.m. — Discus throw (final*), high jump (8 to final** 1:30 p.m.-100-yard dash (8 qualify for flaalaX Xt49 p.m.-«Bot put (8 qualify for ftoalsX'broad Jump (B qualify for finals) and 120 yard hi|h tardlM (8 qualify for Mat ft* USTU ft SUMMtt IM IOYS t wiis IAMB TOft COM Ctafs pnpm •i^W*lp^^^W*WP • »v«.-44« yard relay (t «*aBty*arti**l*)L *» p.«.-4<0 yard r*Uy (8«*atttytorfuai*x HM p.m.-8*0 yard r*lay (totality tor ft**!*), S4t |xm.-IMysrdk>wlmr- dJtt> (8 <milty tor ft**)** Any **mi*ft**ls MI aid win b* ran lmm*dtal*ty after tow bard**, FIB*]* • p.m.-pol* vault (tinal*X Ntolfor isRCC champ LAKE JACKSOM - Bill Mtteltor reigns a* th* MWRI- wr*M* Country Club golf champion today. Mu*U*rahot an 80 Sunday In the final round of the 72-bol* affair for a SOB, finishing **r*n strok** ahead of runnwrup Jo* Godleakt. OodlMkl shot an 80 also Sunday. But hla total for the two weekend tournamwt wa* 312. Bob CarllBl* was winner of the first night a* h* carded an 81 Sunday tor a total •cor* of 333. Rtmntrap In th* first flight was Raymond walker, 84-338. Or. E. Helmblgner took honor* In the a*cond bight with an 88 (388) and R. B. Taylor wa* nmnerup, 83-388. Mfeodlng club ehamploa Mte Wallw wa* forced to withdraw from competition during th* final round* sine* be had to b* out of town. Palmer in playoff at Peasacola PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) Arnold Palmer had th* record going tor him today aa he teed off against Gary Player and. Miller Barber In ifc It-hoi* 'playoff for, $4,«» ' n ">• P*"- aacola Open golf championship. (Continued on Page •) lump, *kel|sjl. 1 o.m. mil* m*<n»y *.» p,«.-**o rani r*ter. fcJS iv «,-«•* nttt dtM. p.m.-m yard da*t>. MB p.m.- hurdkis. r*tar *i08 p,m. - WtttM men'* 440 yard relay. MS p,m.-4M yard da»h. mtte r*tay WO yard desn-Btri Coen. Paatdaea (ItStJ) Boyd Ttm- «««S MiMy <W«» a*d twi Mtkharat. Baylowa 0***> *.*. IM yard high htrdles- Bwky Kpp*,Br*aa*Bort(I98l) WO Wkttmer, 440 ywrd r»l»r-B*» CH» (|««0)4J.t. Mil* rvn - Mvid Miitdegk* (1WI) l».l. ^^ aao yard r*i*r-nar n»» (1910) I: It, 9. CUM mile m*dt»y relay- O*» mil* r*Uy — Le«n*r (HB0)3,«.J. - Archie M«« chw*. c«lwu park (Itll) »• n*M, *•»(- [nww - Jim A Illaoa, Um.r 0*W) WT.4. Broad J»mp-l»fi«»fx» r«w- cett, RMIM (198*) S.'-». r«t. vaatt-Warr** 0*l*«a PW* (IWI) I).*. T»o mil* r*iay-< THIS WEEK IN SPORTS BA5KDAU. Lamar Ccootldaied at Bnuw*t«rt, 4 p.m. Columbia Remghnetks it DtcMnatm. Texas Western meets Aggies ZOOM Hooaton Lamar at Braaocport. 7 p.m. Colnmbte RovthMck* ai AMa. 4 p.m. Saturday BranospoH at ttowtea WMtbury, It noon OOLF Gulf Coast Mtey* Schoolboy Tournament-Friday, Riverside County Ctttb. Freeporl Golf Assoetatlonlnvltattonal-FreeportGoHCounte, Saturday and 8«aday. TENNIS Bruocport Mtter* at Austin Jaycec Tournament, Friday and Saturday. TRACK Friday-Sweeny at BoUng Saturday Gulf coast Relay*. Hopper Field Columbia and Angteton at Black cat Relays, Bay city Houston's Cougars are surprise at Olympics UAttAS(APX-T*iaa Western trim tor ttw t*«end year In a row to g*t Into the KCAA Midwest Regional basketball tOUntt»ffttJM wtttflM* WflsJH tki*) hard-rMlng Min*n clash with Tnas A»M at tb* Southern Methodist Coliseum. Crelghton and Oklahoma City t'nlwmlly pl»v the robber game of their *ert*« w they battl* for another *tH* In the MMw**t Regtonal *t Wichita FrMay and Saturday. They beat t«ch other In two tames played dttttat the ret- uter season. crelthtoH and Oklahoma CUT meet at 7:30 P.W. V*St* A*M. and T*taa Weatera elaah at 9i3Q p,m. The Oklahoma Cltr-Crteglc ton winner will meet Wlchtte In th*> Mhtweal IMtlonal white th* T»tt* Western-Twnw A*M victor wo* agalnai Kan«*» sut*. fwr Mi sroreni will b» In settiw In tonUW'n gam**— Jim lutwi of Tea** W**l- tm. .10,1 twIntitrerafetBvn- nte Lenox of Texas A*M, 80.7) Pittl Silas, crelthton. Sa.0. •txi nud Kop«r, Oklahoma cm. 21.1. atlas Is th* lead- in* reuounder of rolleg* baa- ^ii $9600 nicmtnt ^. nowiu LAREDO (AP)-UlUverslty of Houston, with It* first Border Olympic* championship In the bag, looked toward Odessa and tb* West Team* Relays today. The Cougar*, who surprised everybody by capturing th* Border Olympic* title Saturday night, will be competing against four teams they beat her* plus southern Methodist, North Texas State and Texas Tech. Houston triumphed over Abilene Christian, Texas, Texas AtM, Baylor and Rice. Rice wont be at the Went Texas Relays. ; Fans were st 111 UlklacabotA. • th* record-amashthg Border Olympics In which 10 new marks were hung up and three tied, it equalled the best pre- vious year In th* 32-year-old track and field carnival. Seven over-all record* were s*t and one tted-the blggeat output yet. The Cougar* won only three events but posted a record in on* since It wa* • n*w event. It wa* this race-three-mlle- that turned the ltd* for Houston aa Geoff Walker came In in 14:34.6 and Alan Irwln placed fourth. That meant seven points and Houston won ov*r Abilene crlstlan byonlyS 3/4. Danny Roberts was the Individual star of the university division, setting overall records of U feet 91/4 Inches In the shot put and 171 teat 7 Inche* tn tbntuens. Ed R*d of Rle* burled the Javelin 841 feet 21/2 Inches (Continued on Pag* 9) tWitflt •«*•• WMt AUSTIN (AP)-TU* school, boy basketball picture swung farther to the west this year. Three schools of that area won championships. Last year there were two Weal Texas titles among the five. This Urn* there was on* more while South Texas won on* and East Texa* on*. Houston Austin took the Ctass AAAA championship with a 80-4! victory over Dallaa Adamaon in the finals. Graham whipped defending champ Clear Creek 60-M tor the Class AAA crown. Canyon was successful In Class AA where It beat Lancaster 18-81. Talco. which took out defending champion West Sablne In the regional round, cam* In with the Class A tttte. fc**Ung HesrletU 75<0 fUthe ehamplooslilB. Only In Chun BidH a d*-, fending champ***' com* through. MeAdoodowaedHutto 04-64 In the finals. MOVIE CAMERA COCOA, FU. (AP) - Tb* Houston Colts held * routine practice today in preparation for iDtraaqmd gain** Tuesday a*4 Wednesday. Orapafrvtt League can. paig»teg *tarte Saturday wttb the colt* neetiag tbe PhU- •OsdpUa. PUllte* in Ctear- water, Fls, Tb* Gray* defeated la* Vtr. «tty »-« » a»to«ra«i|»iadgams (Maty. It wa* th* wmwd Stev* H*rte, 19, afWMKIO .- imams nddau *M a UApft^ a} ^*^^9 *^*^^W w^ ^ ^^wwp.^^ •AH* na to tt* top of tt» we, ALL ELECTRIC FULL POWER FILM DRIVE ZOOM ELECTRIC-EYE Ws)^sFpF|W^&V»HPl^P;^B^*P " HOVIE HUI soccwi. r* **"* Our Sincere WELCOME ro YOUR NEW HOME AMONG fWENDS AND NEIGHBORS IN LAKE JACKSON FIRST RATIONAL RANK j mm *» h**« j*«»eo» Ip.J f it 4"ti i'"' TA c it • O;N . TKKA» "~1

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