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TheMalakoff, T.bursda.y, July ._16,. !98! A THE Little League season off that squad I knew, and the young both as a team and as individuals, 'rile Tuesday night. Special, men returning to this year's team shouldn't have surprised me. That's wins out-numbered the knew, that '81 was going to be an uphill what type of parents from which they the young battle, came. They are also a special bunch Prior to this season's first practice I and through my observations around finale brought to a close issued the team challenge. A challenge the league, they were the group that b year in the coaching ranks of to overcome the loss of the talented six easily out-distanced the others in SlX)r- and year number and make the year a success despite tsmanship. For that I thank them. It be one of the most, if not predictions of the opposite. I am happy made my job easier and the young The 13 young men to be able to report the young men ac- men's summer more enjoyable. red and white Indian cepted the challenge and won. Depen- Finally,, let me tip my hat to Mike '81 campaign were ding on the outcome of Tuesday night's Hoyt, Grady Baker, Willie Smith, Joel the fun-tastic season, game we'll either finish 7-2-1 or 6-3-1 for Knox, Rocky Hale, Keith Barron, Carl ones who provided yourssecond place. Tapley, Mike McGee, Donald Watson, an hour of laughter, Returning to this year's team were 12 Mitchell Riddle, Chad King, Jeff Hyde young men off last years champions, and SeanStenovitch. While you finished But the list of returnees is a bit second in theleague standings, you are k inmy years of coaching deceiving as for the most part the champions in the truest form of the sporting leagues have Idedicated dozen were reserves and word. such as this par- garnered very little playing time. The to be sure, I've had lack of experience failed to bother this TliIS'N TllAT From the hope their wrong depar- arthemOrepasttalentfour yearsand abilitY,has a truegrUPchampions.thugh' as they performed like tment: Reports from the experts over heart, dedication and the weekend indicated that the 1981 More than anything else, what I ad- major league baseball season is history mire and take the most pride in about . . . NFL training camps are in full Indians posted an this team is their willingness to always swing around the country. Early record for a first place try. Not once when I asked one of them predictions rate the Dallas Cowboys and went on to place four- to try something new or different did I and San Diego Chargers as the teams to That was ever hear, "I can't." It was always "I'll beat... The countdown to high school one talented outfit and try." What more can a coach ask?grid season has also begun as two-a- of six super 12-year-olds The personality of these young men, days are scheduled to begin around the state on Monday, August 10th... The three local softball teams, the Rebels, Jays and All Stars are tentatively set to compete in the Kerens Invitational beginning tonight (Thursday)... COMING ATTRACTIONS In the weeks to come, leading up to the season openers on the high school, college and professional levels, we'll take a look at the various predictions being made for those divisions. We'll also, of course offer our own opinions as what to look for during the '81 season. season. @ in annua Local cowboys Philip Surls, 14, and Ronnie Speed, 17, competed July 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 in the grandaddy of the junior rodeo circuit, the Denton Junior Stam- pede. Both boys rode bulls while represen- ting the area and "made a good showing," according to reports. There were contestants from states entered in the show. seven Speed is the son of Mr, and Mrs. Ronald Speed and Surls is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Surls. By CHARIAE FREEMAN We, at The News, are excited about the upcomingseasonforanotherreason After losing to Kerens on Tuesday for the final week of summer corn- other than believing theTigers will win night by a score of 17-4, the Trojans petition. it all in '81. We are planning tooffer you pulled off an 8-4 upset over Cross Be sure to watch for the date of the a new sports look during the upcoming Roads. They played very well Friday upcoming Little League Association grid campaign. A new attraction to night and worked as a team. sponsored invitational softball tour- watch for is our weekly honor roll, The Reds defeated the Blues on Mon- nament. The tournament will be used to which will pay tribute to the top per- day night as the two teams met in financially strengthen the League, formances by Malakoff, Trinidad and anotherlocalbattle, closing out this year's play and Cross Roads players. The All Stars dropped their games preparing for next year. Also, our panel of six pigskin with Kerens and Cross Roads. Thegirls prognostication experts will come your are playing hard and staying together. Everyone is reminded that the way with their guesses on 25 of the top They have shown a great deal of spirit Trinity River Jamboree is set for contests each week. It's going to be one and determination this year. August 15. Sports competitions will be of the most exciting seasons ever and No scores are available on the Little available to runners, canoers, and we hope that our expanded coverage League team who drew byes for last other types of athletes who may corn- will add to that excitement, week. Regular play resumed this week pete in the all-stars competition. iiI THE COWBOYS of the Malakoff Baseball Association will represent the Lakeside Baseball Association in regional playoffs in Canton July 27. Team members are from the 10-11-12 year old bracket and are the winners of their division. Anyone wishing to donate money to help transport the boys to the playoffs should see any member of the Association. (Staff Photo by Lorl Callaway) el the Trinidad Little League ASsociation, are pi~ctured above. Front row, left to right, is Wendy Glaze, Les Thomas, Mitzl Glaze, Chris Modester and Donya Tapley. Middle row is Brian Fields, Anthony Williams, Steve Melton, Micheal Boggas and B. J. Shedd. Back row is Debra Shedd, James Tapley and coach Keith Fields. (Staff Photo by Amy Rounsavall) :11!% LEAGUERS for 1981 include, front row, left to right, David Echols, Steven Burkhalter, Rlcky Stan- Paul Jenkins, Bryan Hiler and Jeffery Hiler. Back row is Coach Gaylon Johnson Jeffery Boggas, ' Anthony Livingston, Adrian Bailey, Ryan Renteria, Joshua Armstrong, Chad Rounsavall and assistant lller. (Staff Photo by Ann Rounsavall) recovering from in-remember the wreck "at all" and m a crash at the doesn't wantto. said he doesn't His injuries from the May race in- cluded a broken right shoulder bone, ITEcHNOLOGY broken leg bone, cracked ribs, a collap- (AP) -- Recreational sed lung and a head injury. But he says manufacturers are he'll return to his doctor for a visit in technology late July. for the aerospace "As soon as he gives me the OK, I plan to get a short-track car and go and techniques racing again," Allison said. fiber composite and The 41-year-old stock car racing methods -- are veteran told the Birmingham news features to tennis reports of his condition have been other products,""grossly" exaggerated. of Owens-Corning"If I'm dying, it's sure news to me," he said. "Actually, I'm beginning to glass fiber-reinforced feel real good. As far as my head is con- and high-speed cerned, I think the phrase they use in a new football is getting your bell rung. Well, I tennis rackets got my bell rung pretty good..Whatever up to 30 percent it was I hit my head on, I guarantee you onal wood rackets. ~t was harder than my head. Larry Saumell barred eacetracks pending study one of New 22. has been Saumell could lose his jockey's licen- Belmont and se if he fails to cooperate with the in- pending results of vestigation or is found guilty of attem- Association in- pting to use the device. In a reversal for been accused battery device to Saumell, racing officials are applying mounts last June the whip to the jockey. "For a while afterward, I couldn't remember very much at all, but it's coming back now." Allison also no longer has a sponsor for Winston Cup events. Cavaliers need 12,500 fans per game to pay The Cleveland Cavaliers will have to average 12,500 fans per game at an average ticket price of $8.50 to pay the club's penthouse salaries and operating costs totaling $6 million. Owner Ted Stepien said $2 million will be covered when he received $1 million from CB$ as the team's cut in television revenues, another $300,000 from the Dallas Mavericks in expansion payments and smaller revenue from local radio, TV and subscription te|evision rights. The most the Cavs have averaged in a season is 13,900: Forward passes accounted for 54.5 percent of 'the touchdowns in the NaUonal Football League in 1980. Seven players have appeared in as many as five Super Bowl games -- Mary Fleming, Larry Cole, Cliff Harris, D.D. Lewis, Preston Pearson, Charlie Waters and Rayfleld Wright. Under the GI bill, the Veterans Ad- completes high s'chool, goes to college at all VA'offices or from any of the ministration will pay a veteran while or learns a trade. 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