Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on June 21, 1974 · Page 9
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June 21, 1974

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 9

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Fishing Report By AUBREY SHEPHERD Mrs. Ames of White River Bait Shop reports some catfish and drum are being caught. Gary and Clay Ames, ages 12 and 13, caught some white bass this week near the Highway 45 bridge. The high water seems to hare brought the drum back; they are being caught on worms. The river has dropped a good bit, but is still sort of high. Apparently, many people lost their trotlines during the nigh water and few have started back on their catfishing near the shop. But catfishing should be good there now if someone would try it. Sandy Lengfeld and Cliff Wheatley caught 20 large bream Monday at Lake Wedington. They fished only about an hour, using earthworms. They caught six bass Monday, also. Two men-who did not identify themselves caught 17 bass from Wedington Tuesday night using Tiny Torpedoes. Another man caught a six pound catfish while bream fishing with a fly rod and earthworms. Lake Wedington produced a lot of bream this weekend. Bill Brady and friends caught about 20 bass Tuesday night using Luck Thirteen? and Tiny Torpedoes. Water is about normal level and is clearing up. Springdale S p o r t Shop says the water is clearing in Beaver, but few fishing reports are coming in. Bill McGinnis is expecting things to pick up t h i s week. He is among the merchants offering prizes to winners in this Sunday's Farmington Jaycees Bass Tournament on Beaver Lake. War Eagle Boat Dock says few people have been fishing lately. The water is clearing and 77 degrees on the surface. Visibility is about six inches at the dock. Lake Sequoyah fishing is improving daily. Don Luper and Harry Holt caught five crappie. Albert Lehman had four bass up to four pounds. Reba Davis caught a string of twenty - three crappie. The water is clearing well. The catfish are nesting in shallow water. J and J Sport Shop has received few good reports this week. Jim Hemingway is another of the merchant's offering a prize for the Farmington Jaycees bass tournament this weekend, according to Don Oiver of Farmington, Director of the tournament. Lake Fayeteville has produced well this week. Bream fi shearmen have been catching a lot of big bluegills and redears. averaging much heavier than usual. Also, catfish are being taken by the bream fishermen. The Thermocline is between six and 10 feet and the fish are shallow, according to Polly Ann Baker. Larry Dcwcese of Springdale took a limit of crappie, using small minnows. Another, day he got IS. Mr. and Mrs. Purdy of Springdale took a basketball of crappie and bluegills. Jimmy and Juanita Terry caught a bunch of big Wuegill and six channel catfish on Tuesday. Tommy Gils a n d Barry Wisdom brought in two strings of very big bream, four channel catfish and one bass. They used crickets from Everett's supply. G.D. Cochenour of Johnson took six channel catfish on livers. The Boy's Clubs a r e visiting the Fayetteville Dock for fishing every day now. Usually the boys catch a bunch of bream fishing from the docks and banks. Darrell Judy caught 7 or 8 bass Monday morning. Lige Phillips and Richard Clifton have been catching large numbers of all sorts of fish. They buy every kind of bait on hand and get some of everything. Bill Kennan caught a three pound channel catfish on upper White River using a beetle spin. Bill was floating with Bob Kramer of Fayetteville. Bill also caught 15 or 20 sunfish of various species. The catfish struck in an eddy just above a rapids and Bill dragged it through t h e rapids, unable to land it on his ultra-light spinning tackle. Water on the upper White is still fairly high and dingy but falling fast and clearing slowly. By this weekend, floaters will have to drag their canoes over most areas t h a t were exciting white water only last weekend. The fishing reported and Bill Kennan caught about forty fish Tuesday evening between 6:00 p.m. and dark, floating on the uper White River. Most were green sunfish (black perch) up to 10 inches long. Many w e r e longear sunfish up to six inches long. A few were bass -- one smallmouth about 12 inches long (released), one spotted (Kentucky) about seven inches long and several-largemouths from three to 12 inches long. Horseshoe Bend Marina's report was late this week and not as exciting as l a s t week when a 16 pound striper topped the list. Susie Mhoon caught a 5 and three-fourth pound largemouth and several smaller ones on a Mini-R. Steve Hand caught, on a Super Magnum Scooper (Norman), eight bass up to 3'/4 pounds. Loyd White (Whitey) got nine bass one day, five bass on two other days. These wighed up to 3V4 pounds; he used a plastic worm and a hoodler. On three occasions George Andreason had g o o d luck, taking seven, six and five blacks using plastic worms (rattler) and Mini-R. Don Asbell of Rogers got eight blacks up to nearly three pounds using a rattle head worm. E.J. Grady of Rogers got 15 blacks on two days using a Humpback Rebel in bone color. Crappie are coming in at 8 to 10 feet depth on minnows from the Cedar trees. Bass are in the flooded grass areas. Surface temperature is 78 degrees, meaning that the b l a c k s will soon be moving to deeper water. According to Don Oliver of Standard Register, applications for the Sunday Farmington Jaycees BASS tournament are still being accepted. Bob may be reached at night at 267-3307 or during office hours at Standard Register in Fayetteville The entry fee for the tourney, to get under way at 6:00 a.m. Sunday at Prairie Creek on Beaver Lake, is $25.00. Top prize is $250.00 and a trophy. Brggest fish will bring a trophy and a free mounting job by Steve Grissom. All finishers in the top ten will receive at least $25.00 and a trophy. Other finishers through 2«h place will receive merchandise from sponsors, including prizes from Hanna Marine, Wodworth's Gibson's. Western Auto of Prairie Grove, Precision Marine. J and J Sport Shop. Wards, Wai Mart, Springdale Sport Shop, and others. Fayetteville Babe Ruth Teams Post Big Victories Collier's Drug and Dennis Home Furnishings claimed Babe Ruth victories Wednesday evening while IGA and First Federal posted wins Thursday evening. Collier's squeezed past First Federal 10-9 behind the pitching of Duane Dunn. Terry Fraley was marked down for the loss. Eddie Osbum tripled to lead the Collier's offensive as teammates Jim Herri ngton, Osburn, and Paul Ehrig all singled. Fraley doubled and teammates Randy Drake, Terry Salsbury. Mitchell Wright and Andy Rea singled for First Federal. Dennis Home Furnishings m a d e no mistake about walloping UCT 11-1. Mike Taylor was the winning pitcher and Ned Parette tie loser. David Harrison doubled while Mark Worsham, Dennis Alto, Drew Phillips, Mike Taylor and Danny Walters all singled for Dennis. Mike Green, Jimmy Cate, Parette, Phillips and Marty McNeall all punched singles for UCT. T h u r s d a y evening I G A overpowered UCT 17-6. Crant Osborne picked up the win while Paul Ewing was nailed with the defeat. Greg Gebhart and Darrell Strange doubled while teammates Robert LeBlond, Strange, Allred, David Murphy, Kyle Adams and Crant Osborne added singles for IGA. David frftmr 34 E«t Center Phone: 521-6472 BUMMM emit. Utter- Forms, TtcMtt, Porters, Ftyvito MMW* Memo pad*, Ctanh BufMm, M on and *» ·* "eterson doubled while Jimmy Cate, Paul Ewing and Mike whitehead singled for UCT. In the final game First 'ederal came from behind to efeat Dennis Home Fur- ishings 11-10. Wes Lamb licked up the victory while Mike Curtsinger was nailed vith the loss. Terry Fraley had an inside he park home run while Lamb ind Salsbury each tripled for he winners, Fraley, Randy Drake, Lamb, Billy Amrnons ind Jeff Woody singled for Drew Phillips, and Mark Woodward doubled for D e n n i s , while Curtsinger, and Mark Worsham singled. Chicago Blanks Pittsburgh M«Hhw»et Ajrfcaittos TIMES, Friday, June 21, 1974 C, MKAN*A* Mets Hold Off Tough Phils 2-1 Jerry Koosman shook off Jerry Grote. Then Mike Schmidt shook lip Jerry Koosman. Picking on a Koosman curve ball, the Philadelphia slugger belted a ball to the base of the center field wall before Dave Schneck hauled it in. That out preserved a 2-1 victory for the New York Mets Thursday night but left Koosman shaking his head. "It was a tough, exciting game and I should have made better pitches," said Koosman after giving up 11 hits to the National League East leaders. "There were pitches they should have hit and didn't. It was a struggle." Koosman was in trouble down to the end, when the Phillies had a man on first and second base with two out and the dan- gerous Schmidt at the plate. With the count three balls and one strike, New York catcher Grote called for a fast ball and then a' curve, but Koosman decided against both. "If Schmidt is going to.beat me, it's ·going to be with an White Looking For Test From Outside State RUSSELLVILLE. Ark. (AP) -- Paul White, who has competed againsc the tape measure all spring, will have flesh and blood opponents this weekend. White, the 6-foot-fi, 270-pound- er from Russellvilie who set the state shot put record of 65-10% last month, will compete Saturday in the Golden West Relays in Sacramento. Calif. His throw ranks No. ' 1 in the nation among high school athletes. No one in Arkansas came within 10 feet of White's toss during the spring. "I'm looking forward to this weekend," White said. "When there's somebody pushing you you'll do better." Last year, -White chased T.J Humphreys, then of Dollarway "I had one thing on my miiw last year--catch Humphreys,' White said. "This year, the desire wasn't really there to work out every day. I had to force myself to do it." "The lack of competition hurl Paul this year," said Louis McCollum. White's high schoo coach. "He never went into a meet this year that he knew he wouldn't win. He had to compete against the tape measure every week instead of against an individual." RECORD TOSS While's toss broke t h e state record of 65-SVi set by Karl Salb of Crossett in 1967. "If he had been throwing at the same time, you might have seen 67 feet instead of 65 feet," White said. White broke the record on his Final throw in the Meet of Champions. He said he worried so much about breaking the record that he slept little during the week preceding t h e meet. Salb won the Golden W e s t Relays in 1967 with a throw of 69-6 -- a record that still stands--but White said he was through chasing Salb. "Once I broke the stale record, it took a lot of pressure off." he said. "There's not any pressure on me this week to do anything but go out there and win." White hopes to top 67 at Sacramento and there are encouraging signs. He threw around 61 feet from the ring at Arkansas Tech during the season, but recently got off a toss of 64-10 from the same ring. White also has moved some weight equipment fr o m the high school gym to his home and has been concentrating on leg squats. "That has given me more lift," White said. "I can tell the difference." BASKETBALL HURTS Originally, White planned to pass hasketball his senior year, but the team needed him and he played. The decision cost White, McCollum said. "He started out with a goal of throwing 70 feet,' r McCollum said. "But, at that time, he was not planning on playing basketball," White had to forego much of his weight work because of bas- kebtall. Leg squats hampered his jumping ability. In addition, his weight dropped to 255. He r e c e n t l y reached 270 -- the weight he wanted. Neither McCollum nor White thought much of the record throw from a technique standpoint. In Little And Pee Wee Leagues Summer Baseball Continues Little and Pee Wes League I a c t i o n continued Thursday evening with a full slate of games on lap. In Little League action Campbell-Bell topped Lewis Ford 7-6. Randall Sisemore was the winning pitcher and Chris King the loser; Marc Jones and C. Willett both doubled for the winners. K e 11 e y Brothers bombed Mcllroy Bank 18-11. Jonathan Gross was the winning hurler and Jeff Fairman the loser. John Smart and George Flowers doubled for the winners while Jeff Fairman tripled and Joey Smith produced two doubles for Mcllroy. In Pee Wee League games Hardee's nipped the Exchange Club 2-1. payid-^eal tripled Iqr the Exchange Club. ,-»;V · ·*· First Federal blanked Medical Arts 1-0 before Moore's Chapel defeated Loris Stanton 6-5. Daren Bell picked up the win in that game while Mike Treat was charged wilh the loss. Bell homered, inside the park, for Moore's while Greg Riley doubled. In games played Wednesday evening Red Bali dropped Ihe Evening Lions 13-10 in Little winning pitcher and Jon Wright he loser. Steven Hailey doubled nd singled for the winners. The Fayetteville Jaycees : r o p p e d McDonald's 15-13. iteve Guthrie notched the win while Chris Easter suffered the oss. Mike Van Nostrand doubled for the Jaycees. Seven Up ripped Coca Cola League play. Scott Cox was the WFL Offer FOXBORO, Mass. (AP) '""-Quarterback Jim Plunkett of the New England Patriots, who reportedly has received a million-dollar offer from Portland of Ihe new World Football League, is expected to meet with his National Football League club within 10 days to discuss a new contract State Women's Golf Final Set PINE BLUFF. Ark. (AP) -Valerie Cox of Little Rock wil 1 Rosemayre Bartlett o t M! Rock in the finals of the Arkansas Women's Golf Assoc ation Championship here today Mrs. Cox upset defending "hampion Chris Wellons one-u| 'hursday in the semi-fina ound, while Mrs. Bartlett beat Ann Mott of Fort Smith, 5-4. In other championship fight matches Thursday: Jean Tarver of Jacksonville [owned Jean Bell of Pine Blufl -1, and Judy Ann Besancon ol ienton defeated Ethelyn Dun ap of Blytheville 3-2. -jMrs. Tarver and Mrs. Besan coil; play in the consolation match today. TRI-LAKES ANTENNA Soles and Service Mew * uud jkntnuM Color o Bteck White Booster* o Tow*r Free Estimate 751-7S27 TS1-MM 7SI-OZ7 19 6 as Scott Harrison became the winning pitcher and Eric Whitehead the loser. Kelly Sharp doubled to pace Seven Up. Cravens rolled up a big 22-1S victory over Mcllroy Bank. Ronnie Robertson was the winning hurler and Johnny Falkner the loser. Kevin Evans and Joey Smith producec doubles for Mcllroy. In Pee Wee League action th Sequoyah Kiwanis dropped Ea son's 10-9. Eddie Walker trip led, Cody Grammer doubled and Arnold Gabbard popped an inside the park homer. Penney's tripped SH 14-' Greg Ferguson, Faust and Scot Harrington doubled for Pen ney's while Tony Owens had an inside the park homer for S4H. In the final game Lew Brothers defeated the Noon Lions 10-3. Darin Strange wa the winner and Steve Gayer the loser. Strange, Keane Fedoskj. and Jeffrey Fitch all hit inside the p a r k homers for Lewi; Brothers while Gary Harri tripled for the Noon Lions. 53/4% 6 T /2% 7'/ 2 % We have a savings program ·nd Interest rate to med your needs. Fayetteville Savings Loan Association Ml N. East Avone offspeed pitch," said Koosman. The left-hander offered a "knee-high curveball away" and Schmidt belted it about as Tar as you can inside spacious Veterans Stadium: In the onty- other National League game Thursday, the Chicago Cubs beat the Pitts- aurgh Pirates 3-0. In the American League, the Minnesota Twins trimmed the Chicago White Sox 3-2; the Milwaukee Brewers blanked the Baltimore Orioles 6 0 ; the Texas Rangers turned hack the California Angels 7-4 and the Oakland A's defeated the Kansas City Rov- als 4-0. Cobs 3, Pirates 0 Home runs by Jose Cardenal and Billy Williams led Chicago over Pittsburgh, ending the Pirates' victory string at six games. Twins 3, While Sox 2 Tony Oliva cracked a three- run homer off Wilbur Wood-In the eighth inning, propelling Minnesota past Chicago. '· Brewers 6, Orioles » Milwaukee, powered by John Briggs 1 first-inning grand-slum homer, whipped Baltimore behind the combined six-hitter of Ed Sprague and Tom Murphy. Rangers 7, Angels 4 T o m Grieve's three-run double' highlighted - a four-ran rally in the eighth and powered Texas over California. ' A's 4, Royals 0 i Jim "Catfish" Hunter ended a personal three-game losing streak by pitching a five-hitter to pace Oakland over Kansas City. Hunter, 9-8, ouldueled A.I Fitzmorris. 6-3, to put the front- running A's l'/j games up on the Royals in the hot American League West race. What Cyrus McCormidv. did for the Reaper, I E/vn. Williams did for Bourbon* Evan Williams Since 1763, Kentucky* 1st Distiller HEAVY DUTY MUFFLER INSTALLED · lUtttmc Ctaarartee DUALS Adding One Side ladndingOne Muffler Both Sides Including Both Mufflen 6xn FMB, comer ut FOB MFORMKIION ON

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