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Teams Begin to Set Starting Lineups as Drills Continue Eft I PAY, AUG. 24, 1962, Uke Charles American Press. if The starting lineups have begun to take shape in two of Calcasieu parish's Class AAA f o o t- ball camps, while many of the starting jobs are wide open in the other. The starting 11 at LaGrange appears almost set after an important position change by coach Jimmy Austin Thursday, while coach Jack Doland reports only two positions unsettled at Sulphur. Lake Charles coach Roy Collins, on the other hand, states that things are still wide open in the Wildcat camp. The big news Thursday was the announcement that John Demarie has been moved from fullback and returned to his position at guard, where the big 210-pounder excelled last season. making the transition of Demarie to a fullback unnecessary. This latest switch will serve to add speed both to the backfield and to the line. As a result, Gary Guins will move to fullback to back up regular Rusty Fry, while the halfbacks will come from a group of swifties that includes James McGee, Ancel Wilkinson, Wayne Savoy and John Delaney. The fast-developing Tors are Meanwhile, Sam Houston coach two deep everywhere else. i Glenn Williams displayed a def- Collins reported that the Lake Charles gridders were still giving a fine effort as they battled for several still-unfilled positions on the first unit. Like Doland, Collins figures to get a much clearer picture of his team following their scrap at De- Ridder today. inite flair for the psychic as he had the Broncos concentrate on defense in anticipation of the Marion clash. The Broncs worked on a variety of defensive situations, but only while working on the goal line was there any contact to speak •J *•*»!« ** %S*U1 *-f ^>U*1W J • •»• ****** The halfback positions are also! Marion coach Rudy Landry con- the spots up for grabs at Sulphur, i l""ied to be impressed with the f L *•* * *iAH«]!t:*»4 H_J I**ir<4-lA Mf iViA /TU «»•**_ too. Doland is screening R. L. Marcantel, Terry Saucier, Glenn Delino, Ken Allen and Orville Hoffpauir for a running back post, while the wingback job will then fall to one of these who lose out. "We'll know a lot more about Austin said that the move was these two positions after our condition and hustle of the Chargers. Landry sent his lads through a half-hour scrimmage with emphasis on the offense in preparation for a meeting at Sam Houston Saturday. Promising sophomore quarterback Steve Hamilton will be out prompted by the rapid develop- scrimmage Friday," Doland slat- of action for two weeks after ag- ment of his young halfbacks,' cd. gravaling an old ankle injury. 2ND AF TOURNEY Chennault Faces of. Both Landry and DeQuincy used Thursday to point toward a Friday scrimmage against an out- ide foe. Landry coach Jim McNally sent his crew through a light workout orientated toward play tming in preparation for Invad- ng Lake Arthur, while at DeQuin- cy, more or less the same procedure was followed on the eve of a meeting with Merryville. Coach Billy Lantrip listed only two positions, an end and a guard, as being open on the starting De- Quincy eleven. "For the first time this year, we were dragging," complained West Lake boss Talmadge Core allowing his Thursday workout. 'We tried to scrimmage a bit, but the kids just wouldn't go all out." Offutt in Finals Chennault battled its way into the finals of the Second Air Force Baseball tournament the hard way Thursday night, coming through the loser's bracket to eliminate Barksdale 11-5 at the Dixie Boys Finals Are Sef Tonigfif WEST MONROE, La. (AP) Unbeaten Birmingham, Ala., plays once-defeated Pcnsacola, Fla., tonight in finals of the Dixie Little Boys baseball world series. It's a double elimination tourna- mdct and the two teams will play again Saturday if Pcnsacola wins. Birmingham moved into the title round by eliminating Chattanooga, Tcnn., 4-2, Thursday night. Billy Mullins pitched a two- for Bama, and Steve Miller belted a home run with nobody aboard for Chattanooga. Pensacola knocked Rossville, Ga., the defending champions, out of the tourney by crushing them, 11-2 Thursday night. Ronnie Lane belted a grand slam homer in the first to get Pensacola off to a flying start. Chennault diamond. The victory sends the once-beaten SACers against unbeaten Offutt Friday in a 4 p.m. game that rates in the "must" category for Chennault. Even should the SACers win, they would have to come back and beat Offutt again on Saturday to win the double-elimination affair. A pair of key doubles and the clutch pitching of Rene Miller were the highlights of the Chennault victory. The first of these blows, coming off the bat of center fielder •loe Bazar with the sacks full in the first inning, plated two runs and set the stage for two more in a four-run frame that had the local team off and wining. Miller, himself, struck the second two-base clout, this one cleaning the bulging sacks as a climax to a five-run fourth frame. On the mound, Miller stayed in hot water most of the night, giving up 10 hits and five walks. But 11 strikeouts, most of them in key situations, enabled him to leave 13 Barksdale runners hanging on the sacks and keep the Bossier City team from scoring until the seventh inning. Miller's 11 whiffs gives him a total of 25 for the two tournament games in which he has worked. Although Chennault was outhit in the game, 10-8, the SACers were materially aided by six Barksdale miscues afield. Arthur Krueger and Bazar led the way for the SACers with two hits each, while Larry Wright was the Barksdale batting leader with three hits in five trips. LOSERS' BRACKET (Final!) Barksdale .. Chennault William Ragland, Robert Register (4) and Pepe Ramlrei, Larry Wright (6); Rene Miller and Gordy Wanasek. L—Ragland. .000 000 330-5 10 t .401 500 Olx—11 8 4 LL Series Finals Sef for Saturday W1LL1AMSPORT, Pa. (AP)—Aj road tracks in Kankakee, 111., wil California team whose topography | settle the Little League World Core attributed the difficulty to a natural letdown following an unusually good practice session on Wednesday. Continued improvement stem- ing from a splendid attitude and hustle was- the story for the Vinton camp following stress on fundamentals in a half-1 i n e scrimmage. Coach Ray Keever pointed to tackle Percy Sweeton and end Roger Bartee for their fine line work, while halfback Johnny Breaus continued to draw praise for his running. Keever learned that an ankle injury to Lionel Landry was not serious and that the quarterback will be able to work with the team. Iowa experienced a brisk, hard scrimmage of some 45 minutes) duration, and the Yellow Jackets were proclaimed "good and tired" following the session by coach Joe Foreman. The Jackets spent a good bit of time on a punting drill under game conditions. Tackle Lynn McCown and end Charles Attaway, a pah" of youngsters who have demonstrated plenty of desire, drew praise for their play to date. SPORTS CALENDAR TODAY BASEBALL: Second Air Force tournament at Chennault, 4 p.m. TOMORROW BARBECUE: LaGrange Quarterback club barbecue, senior high school cafeteria, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. TIME OUT By Frank Adams resembles Big Ben amid a flock of pocket watches, and a scrappy team from both sides of the rail- Defending Champs Win Doubles Title The team of L. J. Armand and | were simply the steadier of the two. Watson and Lewis, playing as the underdog, surprised by taking a 5-4 lead in the first set, but the defending champions surged back to grab three straight games and the set. It then appeared as if they might ride the streak into a commanding lead in the second, but Watson and Lewis rallied to dead- Jane Henry successfully defended their adult mixed doubles championship at High School courts Thursday night to close out the 1962 edition of the Lake Charles Recreation commission tennis championships. Armand and Henry won the title in a hard-fought 7-5, 6-4 match with Jimmy Watson and Frankiej Lewis, teams have clashed in the finals.' '"8 U P' i Tllc San Jose team won its way Armand and Henry came up : to the finals with a 22-2 slaughter The match was one character-j with the all-important break, how-lot the European representative, a Series Saturday. The championship game pits San Jose, Calif., against Kankakee. Jackie Robinson will do the television broadcast, and Ted Williams will be in the stands, among an expected 15,000 to 20,000 who will fill the scaled-down ball park and jam the surrounding hillsides. The San Jose pitcher for the championship might look at home on a major league diamond. He will be 12-year-old Ted Campbell, who is 6-feet-l, and weighs 210 pounds. However, most of his teammates would almost fit in his pocket. Don Silva, his catcher, for example, weighs 93 pounds. The Kankakee team, with boys whose fathers are doctors and others whose dads work in a limestone quarry, will pitch Dan Brewster, also 12, who is 5-feet-3, marking the second i lock tne score al * OU1 ' ganiesjll2 pounds and throws a curve year that the same two!? 30 "- witl1 Watson's service com-j ball that breaks two feet, ave clashed in the finals. ! '"S "?• , The San Jose team won its way ized not so much by the spectacular, but rather by good, steady tennis. And Armand and Henry ever, aided greatly by two Watson doublefaults. Armand then held his service for the match. group of American boys from the U.S. Army post at Vienne, France and a 2-0 squeaker over Monterrey, Mexico Thursday. Hero of the game that eliminated the Mexicans, twice champions here, was Vaughn Takaha, a bespectacled 115 pounder. The Illinois team whipped Pitman, N.J., 9-5, Thursday with Brewster, a solemn Negro boy, collecting two hits while playing first base. Pitman and Mexico will play for third place Saturday morning. Today, Canada and Japan, both two-time losers, will play a con- the loser's team from solation game in bracket, and the France will meet Del Rio, Tex., for the loser's bracket title. NOTES FROM HERE AND AROUND: * * * JIMMY CURRIE. FORMER Sulphur high school and American Legion baseball standout, has signed a pro baseball contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates. He will be assigned to Burlington, Iowa, in the Three I league. . * * * LOCAL FANS MAY HAVE seen the last of Charles (Cotton) Nash, the big youngster who performed basketball miracles at Lake Charles High and then moved on to the University of Kentucky. Nash's father, Frank, has been transferred to Leominster, Mass., by Dupont. The Hashes came here in 1959 and took up residence in Lake Charles because Texas athletic rules would have required Cotton to lay out of athletics for a full season. The elder Nash has commuted to Orange, Texas, during the family's stay here. Cotton was a frequent visitor here during the past summer and played baseball with Chennault Air Force base's crack team, but will probably spend the off- seasons in New England in the future. * * * USL'S ENGLISH IMPORT, Malcolm Robinson, recently posted a 9:07.6 two-mile in the Dean Cromwell track meet at Culver City, California. Robinson, a Londoner who ran for USL last spring, is expected to spark the Bulldog cinder squad again in 1963. * * * ONE OF SHREVEPORT'S major leaguers, pitcher Seth Morehead, will retire after suffering a mild heart attack early this month. The former Byrd high star, 28, was signed by the Philadelphia Phillies in 3952 and has hurled for the Chicago Cubs and Milwaukee Braves. He was stricken August 3 pitching a SVa-inning relief stint for the Toronto Maple Leafs, and physicians advised him to give up baseball. * * * PAUL DIETZEL APPARENTLY failed to impress at least one Pelican State footballer at West Point. Former Bossier City star Rogers Reinowski has left the Military Academy and plans to enroll at Baylor, to study law. Another Louisiana product, Bucky Bovenzi, also moved to Baylor after failing a West Point physical exam because of a minor eye defect. * * * NORTHEAST STATE COLLEGE is still adding athletes at a wild pace. The most recent acquisitions are a four-sport star from Winnfield and four North Louisiana basketball stars. Mike Tinerello, who starred in football, basketball, track and baseball at Winnfield, turned down a scholarship at USL to enroll at Northeast but has hopes of picking up a baseball scholarship at the Monroe school. He is also considering trying out for the football squad. The cagers are Truette Nolan and Butch Cerniglia of NeviUe, Reggie Page of Jonesboro-Hodge and Lawson Swearingen of Ruston. Swearingen and Page are 6-6, Nolan and Cerniglia 6-1. * * * USL WASN'T SHUT OUT in the continuing chase, however. The Bulldogs have signed four more base- bailers—three pitchers and a shortstop. The intielder is Richard Storms of Ruston and the hurlers are Gerald Hebert of Abbeville, Harry Stelly of Opelousas and Jim Frazier of Shreveporl. HEADED FOR THE CUP — Doug Sanders keeps his eyes on the ball as it heads for the cup on the ninth green during Thursday's first round of the Oklahoma City Open golf tournament. Sanders shot a 70, iwo strokes behind leaders Terry Dill and Johnny Pott. (AP Wirephoto). Game Brown-49ers Tops Pro Schedule By The Associated Press Cleveland and San Francisco, a pair of bridesmaids in the National Football league for more years than their coaches would like to remember, test each other's newly found strengths this Adults Start Play at Gulf States Meet BATON ROUGE (AP) - Adult division matches go into full swing today in the Gulf States Tennis Tournament here. Jerry Walters of Bay town, Tex., the d e f e n ding men's champ, moved into the second round after weekend as the National and neapolis-SL Paul. Detroit and American Leagues have another I Pittsburgh play Monday night in hefty program of exhibition ac-| Detroit, while in the'AFL San tivity. The Browns, tilleless since 1957, and 49ers, who never have won a title, both have won their two exhibition starts. Each has shown robust offensive power. The 49ers scored a 30-24 victory over Minnesota then routed the injury- Diego is at Oakland Sunday afternoon. Thursday night the Buffalo Bills halted Houston's 16 game winning streak, 21-14, in an American Football League exhibition before 17,257 at Mobile, Ala. The Bills i*i_owvu liiv^ll i l/UH^VJ tllC J1J1U1 Y~ • . t I /" I riddled New York Giants 42-10 l^epted five Jack Lee passes last Sunday i in the * irst half before unleashing rpl „ i i , L T-. ^ir own a ' r attack to snap Hnus- i > e ,,?IT S cd 6 ed . lou e h0D £ ton's string. Warren Rabb threw troit 1744, then ground out a 33-10 two TD | sses to Glen Bass (0 victory over Pittsburgh last week- lead the vm altack _ end. Jim Ninowski, the Browns' ! new quarterback, has shown amazing adeptness at running coach Paul Brown's offense. Fullback Jim Taylor and Ilia eagle-eye passing of Bart Starr have sparked the Packers to vie young Esmond Phelps of New Orleans. Tonight in Fort Worth, Tex., thej tories over the College All-Stars, revamped Denver Broncos of tho| DalJas and st - Louis . but Coach AFL play the Dallas Texans. Den- j vince Lombard! still isn't satisfied ver will test new quarterbacks j wilh all-pro halfback Paul Ilor- Hunter Enis and Richie Lucas, i Ilun Sand may have veteran Frank in the women s division Thursday. Only two matches were played iTrmuckTb^k'aft^riavoff with Q liarte '- back Jo "" B '' od ^ »^ «» ii«, , „„•.. js.,iou» 'PU..L./,,.. "iputkd back attei a la>otf with; sparked the 49crs offense f r a broken rib. Gloria Payne of Macon, Ga., topped Laurie Kyle of Baton Rouge, 6-1, 6-1, and Peggy Moore of New Orleans downed Patty Lowdon of Fort Worth, Tex., 6-3, 6-2. Saturday night in the NFL, Green Bay plays the Chicago Bears in Milwaukee; The Giants play the Rams in Los Angeles: the Baltimore Colts take on Dallas in Roanoke, Va.; Washington faces Philadelphia in Charlotte, In juvenile finals Thursday, top-seeded Upton Giles of Covington outlasted Phil Adams of New N -. c -: and the; St. Louis Cards and Orleans, 6-1, 6-8, 6-4 in the 16-; Minnesota Vikings play in Mm- year group; Richard Carter oC| Baton Rouge trimmed Mac Cameron of Laurel, Miss.. G-0, 6-3 in junior boys; and Adams and Bob Hubbard of Baton Rouge trimmed the New Orleans team of David j Malhes and Bobby Ecuyer, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4, in 16-year doubles. as Coach Red Hickey has decided to stick with the standard pro-T offense in llieu of tho shotgun. 100 FREE! PLAID STAMPS ON fill UPS - FRI., SAT., SUN., AUG. 24-25-26 (YOU MUST BRING THIS COUPON) TEE'S CONOCO L. J, ARMAND AND JANE HENRY fc&ka Charles Mixed Doubles Champions Euterpri&e Blvd. & I'rien Uke Bd. 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