Brady Relays cuts field to one division

March 6-9, 1962 The 21st annual Brady Relays’to be staged here Saturday, March 17’will be run this year as a one-division meet, limited to Class AA schools and under. For the last several years, the Brady show has had an upper division for big schools (Class AAA and AAAA). “But there is just too much competition from other track meets now,” explained Brady Coach K.Y. Owens, director of the relays. “More schools are going in for track and most of them have their own meets. A team can go to a meet within 50 miles of home almost every weekend.” Three events’an 880-yard relay, a mile medley relay and the shuttle hurdles’are being added to the Brady Relays’ program this year, in addition to the usual 14 events. In Bulldog Stadium, the preliminaries, and some of the finals, will begin at 12 noon. More finals are scheduled Saturday night, beginning at 7 p.m. The show will be sponsored this year by Brady High’s athletic department, and tickets ($1 for adults and 50 cents for students) will admit spectators to both sessions. Owens already has 16 entries, “and Taylor’the defending state AA champions’say they are coming, too.” * * * Bulldog track team goes to Taylor Saturday Brady High School’s track team will enter its first big meet Saturday, the Cotton Boll Relays at Taylor. It’s a short season coming up for the Bulldogs. Next week they will be hosts at their own Brady Relays March 17. Then it’s the Bluebonnet Relays at Brownwood on March 24 and the District 18-AA meet in Brady on March 31. “They don’t look bad, but we’ll have to improve,” coach K.Y. Owens said of the Bulldogs’ showing so far. “We have some pretty good times, but we don’t have any depth, and that may put us in trouble at district.” Brady’s sprint relay team (W.L. Mooring, Jimmy Bradshaw, Ronnie Rodrigue and Harry Bowden) has run a 44.7, and the mile relay team (Brantley Foster, Bradshaw, Rodrigue and Bowden) has posted a time of 3:32.7. Frank Torres looks like a good bet in the mile run. He already has a 4:44 to his credit. Sprinter W.L. Mooring has a 23.4 in the 220 and a 10.4 in the 100. Bowden and Rodrigue are running the low hurdles; Charles Reynolds and Knox Trammell, the high hurdles and high jump; Foster and Mark Day in the 880; Bradshaw and Robert Floyd in the 440; Floyd and Billy Wash in the broad jump; Robert Shurtleff in the pole vault; Dean Haun and Larry Low in the weights. Broad jumper Darrell Roper has been handicapped by a foot injury. Completing Brady’s representatives in track are Harold Anderson, Gilbert Lafuente, Jack Smithwick, Greg Chase, Don Miller and David Taylor. * * * Golf tourney draws 24 teams A full slate’24 teams’are entered in Brady High School’s Schoolboy Invitation Golf Tournament March 17, the same day as the Brady Relays. A two-division meet, the big schools (AAA and AAAA) will tee off at 9 a.m., and the smaller schools (AA and under) will take the field at 1 p.m. Entered in the upper division are Abilene, Austin, Breckenridge, Brownwood, Cooper of Abilene, Del Rio, Eagle Pass, Jefferson of San Antonio, McCallum of Austin, Mineral Wells, Richfield of Waco and San Angelo. In the lower division are A&M Consolidated, Ballinger, Bastrop, Big Lake, Coleman, Crane, Gatesville, Lampasas, Llano, McCamey, Ranger and Brady. * * * City utilities asked for new cafe at motel The City Council Tuesday night received a request for the extension of utility services to a new cafe-coffee shop which Billy Jack Neal plans to build adjoining his Plateau Hotel on South Bridge Street. Action was delayed on the request until the Council can investigate the possibility of bringing the area into the city limits. City Supt. James Feazelle said it will cost the City about $2,000 to extend water, electricity and sewer lines to the property. In other action: ‘Jubilee general manager Korky Steffens asked the Council for $750 to redecorate the Jubilee parade float during the coming season. “The Chamber of Commerce has agreed to help us, too,” he said. “We have to go to these out-of-town parades so they will send floats to our parade.” ‘The resignation of Richard Rickman from the water-light department was accepted. He is joining the McCulloch County Electric Co-op. * * * PERSONAL MENTIONS Twin sons for Bynums Mr. and Mrs. Otto Bynum, 609 Poplar Drive, are happy to announce the birth of twin boys born at Brady Hospital Tuesday evening, March 6. The identical boys, Steven Fox and David Otto, weighed seven pounds and 13 ounces and six pounds and six ounces, respectively. The Bynums have two other children, girls, Sarah Lyhn, 31/2 and Elizabeth Nell, nearly 2.

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