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THUftS., AUGUST 23, T&2, Lake Cter»« Amtricem frtw SAFE SLIDE — Vaughn Takaha, San Jose, Calif. Infielder, elides across home plate safely to •core from second on a teammate's single in the second inning of the third game of the Little World SPORTS^ALENDAR TODAY BASEBALL: Second Air Force Tournament at Chennault, 8 p. m. TOMORROW BASEBALL: Second Air Force Tournament at Chennault, 8 p. m. Gators Look Good In Byrd Scrimmage Series at Williamsport, Pa. He eluded the tag of Frank Bowen, Poitiers, France catcher. San Jose won, 22-2, to advance to the semifinals. (AP Wire- photo.) Baseball Is Serious For L/ffle Leaguers Prospects for AFL Team In N.O. Look Brighter NEW ORLEANS <AP) - Dave .days for conferences with Ameri-: pledges-which are not binding- tern) to put * firsf-ratf chaIl» neP f ixon—the man rjushmff for a nrn' ran Fnntha I.oamw nffifiaU t^ , i:.!.^. ,t_ ..»_, 8 ,. . Jr.. . nrsi rats cna " e "™ r Dixon-thc man pushing for a pro lean Football League officials. ! for ' . football franchise in New Orleans ! Dixon said Wednesday night his '•. an amazing response plans to leave here within a few , group had received nearly 12,000 Offutt Wins n AF Tourney season tickets. He railed it' on the field." Dixon said he fully expects the In Houston. Tex., K. S. 'Bud) ' ea 8 ue to add New Orleans and Adams, owner of the AFL Oilers ' ncrease its size to nine teams, and a member of the three-year-! Dixon nas picked the "Saints" for old league's expansion committee, ! * e team ' s nickname. It is de- said he favored adding New Or-! r ' vec * ^ rom tne Dixieland classic, leans to the loop. j "When The Saints Go Marching owners have said the exhibi- turnout and the number There's no better way to score runs than in bunches, and Offutt AFB did just that Wednesday night to pound Chennault 14-3 and thereby remain the only undefeat- and he Bo t " cleared Offutt had seven runs and j "Cards are still coming hi," he the ball game. mt_ *T L t t '""'-"^j* »»^ Kwt i The Nebraskans poured across \ letters and cards seven more in the eighth, the big said. "Tuesday, we got more than I Adams said a meeting would be held in Miami, Fla., on Aug. j v B •-"•&; «. T t,: ch ni ,M „-„,,„ .„ „„ . 31 to decide on whether to expand damage coming on an inside-the- j „ lnis shouW P r °ve to any of , h - * • i . ....... . I Mrt *1f1 rf tn nl »l.««!!*._ 1 i. _ il_ . i LI| C -- ., ed team in the Second Air Force park homer by Bill Briscoe with lAhe on * lnal ske P tic * and to the Baseball tournament at the Chennault diamond. As a result, Offutt will now take Thursday off to await the outcome of the losers' bracket final between Chennault and Barksdale, a 13-4 victor over Blytheville Wednesday. The Chennault- buried Blytheville Barksdale clash will be at 8 p.m. ; barrage. In handing Chennault its first defeat, the team from Omaha, Neb., scored seven runs in not one, but two innings for all of its scoring, and despite the lopsided to come from be- two on. Raymond Kaliiher. working in his third straight game, notched the victory with a five hitter, striking out seven. Barksdale's bats were just as hot. as Ihe Bossier City team under a late Larry Wright, Bob Register and Pepe Ramirez led a big 14-h i t attack for the winners lhat made things easy for pitcher Vic Benintende. who scattered six hits. American League that New Orleans is what I always thought it was—one of the great football cities in Arrjerica," Dixon said. "New Orleans is hungry for big- time football," Dixon continued. "Despite the huge turnout Satur- iri * ai j bee n made for a league meeting. Woodard said he (houeht tha meeting at Miami would be a conference of Adams and AFL, ; Hay night (more than 31,000 saw i president Lamar Hunt of Dallas, the exhibition game), we know ! who is also chairman of the ex- that Ihe New Orleans sports fanipansion committee Woodard said satisfied and when ! a telephone poll probably would be taken on the question" is not easily satisfied and when we acquire the franchise, we in- WILLtAMSPORT. Pa. (API- Baseball is serious business at the Little League World Series, or as serious as anything can be to a 12-year-old boy with braces on his teeth. "They are the first all-Japanese > team we've ever had. i "Also the Mexican boys are al- j have j series Chennault carried on aj a 3-0 lead, Blytheville moundsmen. "The pillow fighters were eliminated along the way," says Don James, manager of the Kankakee, I 111., team. twice (in 1957 and 1958). All the teams since then have appeared to feel that they have to live up to the other Mexican boys who won. LaGrange became the first Cal- Looking forward to an outside ments we played in, the kids on | downcast since the week . long se . asieu parish grid team to ven- scrimmage to really test h i s the other teams were up half the | ries gtarted> The best Ucher and ure onto foreign soil Wednesday, charges, Doland had a special n 'g nl - screaming, running around; hitler on lhe (eam< Don Carrigan raveling to Natchitoches where! word f or the linebacking of joe. and having pillow fights. j suffered an eye injury in the IIP Gators encountered Byrrl of Thihoricaux and Terry Lyons in, . Those teams didn t make it <-> - • Blum's two run double, into the L«l? But here LOSERS' BRACKET (Seml-Flnals) of the roof caved in. Offutt jumped on Chennault starter Arthur Kruger, who had spun a neat three-hitter up to this point, and reliever Wilbert Nicholson for five hits. Chennault also committed three errors in the frame, and when the dust had I h"p. i-.T.i,i<_rr M&II V.UVIM ('// o U m . (8) and Bill Arnold, Bob Pelham (7) and Bob Pelham (7); Victor Benin- tendeiand Pepe Ramirez. L—Whllney. HAR—Blythevllle: Tom Crowe, 3rd, 1 on. WINNERS' BRACKET (Finals) Chennault 010002000—3 5 3 OHM 000 007 07x— U 15 3 Arthur Kruger, Wilbert Nicholson (4), Joe Bazar (8) and Rene Miller; Ray Kal- iiher and Bobby Sweat. HR—Offutl: Bill Briscoe, 8th, 2 on. he Gators encountered ihreveporl in a brisk crimmage. Coach Jimmy Austin was well ileased with the LaGrange effort n the clash, as the Gators ron- istently out-gained the Slireve- Byrrl of Thihoricaux and Terry Lyons situation Wednesday's workout, as well as the interior line play of Richard Dore and Elton West. Marion also worked a bit harder than usual in one of its best prart.ire sessions of the year, ac- foj the series. Here it's serious business. Lights go out at 10 o'clock. All these boys are here to win." teams cordinR to coach Rurly Landry. Mirlers. although both nanagcd a touchdown apiece. LaGrange used no fewer than 4(1 minutes in a session in which al- halfbacks Donald Martin and Kena(. neth ive-play intervals, while Byrd well. iubstituted much less frequently.! DeQuincy coach Billy Lantrip "The information we gained also announced plans for a Fri- vas %vell worth the trip," Austin [day scrimmage, this one against Kankakee is one of the favorites. "We're in good shape," James says. "Oh, I think my center fielder is a little homesick, The Charters scrapped for 35 to but hes coming around." The Illinois team meets Pitman, N.J., today, in one of the semifinal games. Monterrey, Mexico, and San Jose, Calif., meet in the second The other Canadian playoffs and was unable to play. Then, in their first game here the No. 2 pitcher and hitler. Tommy Cope, slopped a line drive with his hand and is out for the rest, of the series. San RESULTS Little League World Series Jose. Calif., 22, Poitiers, France Amateur Boxing Matches Scheduled for Friday Nolan Breaux heads the list, of j Here is the fight schedule f o r 12 amateur boxers from Daley's' Friday, with Daley team mem- Sports club who will take on the bers listed first: „ B a s t r o p Boys' club in the season's first night of amateur box- Two Leagues End Summer Bowling at McDon- laid. "We found out plenty of j Merryville at DeQuincy, as the hings we need to do." (Tigers vjorked hard on their of- Austin announced plans to fense Wednesday, nnke a few lineup changes to add Quarterback Buddy LeB lane, speed to his offense, while prais- fullback Wayne Royer and tackle ng Lhe work of tailbacks Gary Doug Brown have been standouts jiiins, John Delaney and Wyane in practice thus far. Savoy. Quarterback Lloyd Chriest, i Both Landry and Sam Houston ivho hit five of 10 passes against reported suffering a slight 1 e t- Byrd and has several more I down following their r u g g e d i dropped, also drew plaudits from;scrimmage clash on Tuesday. \ustin. Christ passed to fullback I Coach Jim McNally reported his John Demarie for the Gator score, j Landry team to he rather tired tachi, Japan; Stoney Creek, teams, Kuni- Del Rio, Tex.; Ontario, Canada, and the team from the U.S. Army post at dropped bracket. Consolation games are sched- for Friday, and the cham- Poitiers France, have into the consolation Report for Football % A11 boys interested in partici- p'ating on the LaGrange's seventh- 1 grade football team should report I Friday behind the school at 10 Saturday. teams representing Boys 12 years of age or 13 aft- add to the serious \ er September 1st are eligible. La| Grange won the LCRC junior high "The Japanese players are championship last year. Head frisky, lively boys, but they seem coach Ted Dupin will sign t h e f ° ur tone. Lake 'Charles, which was to 1 yet. even though they pepped up |? f 66 . 1 lhat , il is important for j boys up and explain offensive and lave gone to DeRidder today, had , a hit during a live passing offensei th !" to ma . k , e a .S ood showing.^ j defensive patterns to be used this] en with other fight clubs in the ing Friday a! 8 p.m. i aid Sportatorium. I Breaux, a scrappy 125-pounder, Seven*/) Graders tn \ is making his first local ap P ear- JCYCIILIl \JIUUCIS Id lance sulce his return from the service. In 32 fights before he went into the army, he lost only three and drew one. i Teddy LeBiche returns for his | third year with Daley's and will fight in the 139-pound class, while Ray Thibodeaux, who won four out of five last year, returns for his second year as a 112-pounder. Although several of his battlers will be making their first appearances this year, Daley expects his team to make a good showing. He has plans for several match- "nnaTed'Tp- 44 Ins.—Curt opponent; Brian ponent. 58 Ibs.—Mike StIMlngs vs. unnamed oo- ponent. 98 Ibs.—Tommy Dowden vs. Robert Gentry. 112 Ibs.—Roy Thibodeaux vs. B. 8. Francis. 125 Ibs.—Nolan Breaux vs. J. R. Hemphill, HONOR ROLL 200 LINES: Marc Simpson 271, Scott Wehner 212, James Holly 211, Abe LeBlanc 210, Gary Brignac 209, Al Sheasby 209, Joe Wiles 206, Charles Bourgeois 206, Haskell Edmonds 201. James Melancon 200. 600 SERIES: None. Women 17S LINES: Belle LeBlanc 186, Irene Hazel 186, Beverly Guldry 185, Ann Jackson 183, Shorty Luttrell 178, Georoett* Hollemon 178, Carolyn White 178, Oean Shotwell 177. 500 SERIES: None. Tip Top and the Pines finished on top Wednesday as their respective leagues closed out their summer schedule. Tip Top fought off a challenge by Harrison to take the Greinwich Men's title, while the Pines coasted to the Evergreen crown. Harrison entered the final night of play only two points below Tip Top prior to their head-lo-head clash, but. the. league leaders ner-up Hemlocks four short at tha finish. The Sunrise league sent 14 teams to the starting post on tha opening of its fall season in other action. EVERGREEN LEAGUE (Final Standings) _ W. Pines .................. 38 Hemlocks ................ 34 ' VY " .......... " L. cF °, u , ron ^ ds H °" yt 22 19 2? ™w«k- I v y s, Women's Series: "Shorfy'TuttrHI, Four Gome: Hemlocks, 617. Team Series: Pines, 1726. GREINWICH MAJOR LEAGUE Tip Too Harrison Fisher : Rock ot Ages ! Kirkrr 1 Auto wei ' e J us t '°° mu ch, taking t h e man ! match 3-1, and with it. the league tille. W ,26"j Marc Simpson had a 221 game 130 ibs.-Lynn McMichaei vs. D e n n I» and 596 series, both city highs for j the night, to lead the Tip Top David i Sur 8 e The Pines, needing but a sin- Roper. Haddock. Ibs.—Chester Fontenot vs. Richard lav. the trip postponed until Friday session when DeRidder Coach Cecil Doylr At Sam Houston, the lads were came up with several i n j u r P d 'dragging a hit, although coach players and asked for a day's de- Glenn Williams reported that a ' I" 1 °' progress was marie in ironing out (he mistakes made against Landry Tuesday. The Broncos will entertain Marion in a scrimmage Saturday, as Williams attempts to spot his best 17 or 18 players in preparation a Little League official.' year. future. The Wildcats, still working hard in preparation tor the season's opener at Islrouma, had a rugprd half-line scrimmage in which the forwards hit well. Coach Roy Collins singled oul renler Ronnie Dowly and tackles for the Iowa jamboree nexl week. Richard Cretini, Mike Daugher-; "We look like we're kinda com- ty, Jimmy Harrington, Pete Hen- : ing around a hit," commented ry and Steve Hagge for their fi- West Lake's Talmadge Core fol- nal work. ; lowing a busy Wednesday that Sulphur mentor Jack Donald, saw the Rams go through contact growing more optimistic by t h e j work in both the morning and aft- day, put the Tors through a goal ' ernoon. line scrimmage which he termed i The youthful Rams, who had the "roughest of the year." : Core shaking his head at the be- The Tor coaches were particu- ginning of drils, have developed larly pleased with the team's de- rapidly since then. Like Sulphur, fensivo play, which is much fur- West Lake's defense is much further along at this stage of lhe ther along than the offense, Core game lhan the offense. \ introducing * BRAND NEW 1963 TV Elegant American Provincial Console TV in Genuine Veneers and Hardwood Solids 23" TV 23* ovtnll dug. pictur* mul,, 280 tq. In, ol rtctingultr pictun iro. 'We've got a chance to have a saic 'An Iowa squad lhat Coach was corn- defensive unit comparable to that plimonted by Coach Vaughn Elof last, year," Doland said, "hut 'lender as having the best attitude we've really got to improve our toward contact of any Y e 1 1 n w Jacket team in years worked hard on its defense Wednesday and also found time for a brisk sfi'immagp. "We still don't have very much finesse," Ellender admitted, "hut there is certainly nothing wrong WICHITA, Kan. <AP)— Defend- with our willingness to hit." Ing champion Ponchaloula, La., , Vinton also experienced contact ability lc move the hall." Ponchatoula Wins Opener trounced Cheyenne, Wyo, 10-n in first round game in the National non-pro baseball Wednesday night. tourney work in both of its sessions, mark- in the firsl day lhat the Lions have bumped heads. Coach Ray Keever saw evi- Gene Conway, Billy Ladner and dence of "quite a bit of improve- pitcher Elmer Smith drove in six menl" in the sessions, although runs with home runs to lead Ponchatoula. he still feels the Lions have much more work to do. YOURS... for the weekend New or late model Chevrolet! and Fords, fully equipped. USUAL vOW HERTZ RATE Include* all gas/ cl) and proper 'ntunance SPECIAL Low Weekem Rolej On Chevrolet*, F- o r d t and fompgcts. 160 Ibs.—Bobby Fontenot vs. J I m b o Baker. 178 Ibs.—Mike Baker vs. Mac Hale. Pin Splitters u (This Week's Results) Men's Game: Marc Simpson, Top, 221. Men's Series: Simpson, 596. Team Game: Smitty's, 883. Team Series: Tip Top, 2583. L M 18 IT/, 23 24 25 30 31 34 Tip SUNRISE LEAGUE . - , Women's Game: Beverly Guidry, Dawn gle point in its match with the B " s . ters ' , 183 - c , ti«ii , * r u »• IL Women s Series: Martha Mayor, VIiv Hollys to clinch a tie, won three, son, tn. Team Game: Four Dreamers, 583. Team Series: Vinson, 1687. for good measure to push the run- i STYLED to wi i i.i.1* BUILT for world ' s HV finest performance! CHASSIS for greater dependability all chassis connections «r« hardwired and hand soldered. Thi DEVON * Model K2743 Features big 9" oval speaker, Gold Video Guard Turret Tuner, Spotlit* Dial, 22,000 volts of picture power, Automatic "Fringe Lock" Circuit, Dynamic Contrast Control, and Super Sunshine Picture Tube. 329 W LOW DOWN PAYMENT LIBERAL TRAPE ALLOWANCE NOW YOU CAN BE SURE OF t LONG EASY TERMS QUALITY. PRICE & SERVICE FRED BROWN DOESN'T DRIP LIKE REGULAR PAINT! 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