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Big Jim Divided On Club SEATTLE (AP) - The Vni- versity of Washington Huskies, with quarterback Sonny Sixkiller kokng stronger than ever, open UK 1971 football season Saturday tgUDit * band of Gauchos from the University of California at Santa. Barbara. It vill be the first meeting of the two teams, and the Huskies art Uvofed by as much as 43 points. But Husky coach Jim Owens isn't all that happy. "I would like to have had a few more sharper practices," be said. "We have not been as aggressive or as sharp mentally as we should be." But Owens is happy with Sixkiller. He describes the junior signal caller as "stronger and more of a leader" than he was last year when he topped the nation with an average of 18 pass completions per game. Starting with Sixkiller will be Jim Krieg. sensor flanker »to was his favorite receiver last year; Tony Apostle. Junior halfback; and Jerry Ingalls, 202- pound fullback and one of four sophomores tabbed for the opening game. In pre-season practice, Sixkil- kr has looked good throning to j ends John Brady and Tom Scott, while Apostle and Ingalls have been getting help with the running game from Larry Dumas and Jim Echer. Defensively, the Huskies again look lough, although such stalwarts as Al Kravitz, Bob Ferguson, Cal Jones and Bill Cahfll won't start the opener because of minor injuries. The Gauchos have 19 jaior college transfers this year--six of whom have drawn starting assignments Saturday. "We're brought in some mighty fine talent and our preseason drills have been encouraging," said Andy Everest, who had a 2-9 season in his debut at Santa Barbara last year. With t transfer ItHermjn and nidi r«hirn!ng letttrmtn, Co»ch Phil Rayan it expecting big rhtngi from hit Wmlori thli year. Team immbm jrt: itnisrt -- Gary Leithner, Ortk Blinksmi, Jim Ktnri, Bill S«ximiHi, Tim Billman, Jim Con- »l«». Willed Crown, Ed Willird, V«rn Htndricki and Kttin Slins»rUrxJ; [union -- Reeky F«Jfer, Waynt Sandy, Ktrry Johnion, Efnit Wickwint, Frank Mdntir*, St«v Gentry, WARRIORS SET FOR GOOD YEAR John Brondon, Rilty Wtbsttr and Cliff Gurxfmon; topho- mor«5 - Dick Swigerf, Ron Ltijhner, Ken Carlson, Jer,-y Str«ig«f, RuiJy Lint, Georgt Brown, Scott Miller, Bill Hancock, Robert Kiplin; frethmtn - Bill Hacking, John Hancock, Erni« Websler, Tim Nichols, Dan Davis, Dan Miller, Bill Carr, 5am Zucati, Dennij Galpln and John Seximith. -Chronic!* Sfwrti Photo Momentum is one o{ those lucb-cited football intangibles lat tan make, or break, a eam's season and most coaches eel the quickest way to get it ' ; win big the first game. Such is the situation facing Ccctralia 'High School's Tigers nd the Bearcats of W. F. West ligh School Friday night, as Both hit the road for their Rochester Warriors Alive, Well And Ready ROCHESTER -- For a team | Warriors are alive and well and that two years ago was not | plan to make a run for the East expected to take the field, the Central League title. Rochester High School grid; In order to turn out Warriors are going strong. Community efforts to restore the team after a series of levy failures made it impossible to support the grid squad, were successful, and as a result the ._ order to turn out, each Warrior must buy his own insurance and shoes and pay- other school fees totaling about $50. But that hasn't stopped 39 youngsters from suiting up in the second-year uniforms pur- chased by the Honor Society. Nine of the 39 are tettermen, and one letterman has come in from Enumclaw. Coach Phil Rayan feels t h e Warriors Bill be on top if they can generate a good defense. "It's a well-balanced league, and anybody can take it," he noted. "Wt'ft Kir. To GIvt You .Strviet" . . . DOWNEY'S SELF. SERVICE C A R W A S H Optn U Hrj.-a-Day 3rd * Marktt--Cnthali. S p o r t s 10 The Doily Chronicle, Fridoy, Sept. 10, 1971 Tro/ons Will Enter Football Den With Bear Sniffing 200fh Victim By HERSCHEL NISSENSON At;ociatcd Press Sports Writtr One more coaching victory will put Paul William "Bear" Bryant into one of football's most elite groups ... and it could come tonight. With 199 triumphs in 26 years as a bead coach at Maryland, Kentucky, Texas AM and Alabama, Bryant is on the thresh- hold of becoming the sixth coach in the history of college football to win 200 games. It won't be easy because Alabama visits Southern California, which is ranked fifth in The Associated Press pre-season poll. Coach John Mckay of the Trojans insists, however, that he doesn't expect another rout like last year's when Southern Cal romped 42-21. "Alabama is 200 per cent better than it was a year ago," says Mckay. "They are a lot bigger, especially on defense." The feeling is mutual. '·This year's Southern Cal team is bigger and better than last year's," says John David Crow, a member of Bryant's staff, "and I think every Alabama follower knows that they were great in every way in 1970." USC's 6-J-l record was disappointing, but the Trojans were the only team to tie national champion Nebraska and the only one to beat second- ranked Notre Dame. Prep Poll Kings Wish Extension By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Fall frantics get under way Friday with all the leaders in last year's Associated Press high school football poll seeking to extend their unbeaten skeins. Wenatchee, tops in the Triple A with an unbeaten record last season, will be shooting for vie- College Campus Classic Adom's Ribs by Beau Jeff A manly sleeveless pullover of lOOCc virgin wool. Its surface is sculptured with neat vertical ribs. Its neck scooped cut lor the latest lock in men's knits. Host of hearty solid hues. Hand washable. $12.00 CfEN FRIDAYS UNTIL 9 P.M. MEN'S SHOP 10W lohtfert Cheholi* lory No. 12 when it meets East- mount. Hurt by the graduation of all- state quarterback Rock)- Skalisky and Mike Cochran, all-state tackle, Wenatchee still figures to be strong and wiU have more speed than it's bad in the past !5 years. Rick Mitchell, an all- state defensive back last year, takes over fsr Sfcalisky. Also going for their 12th straight victory are c o a c h Shorty Bennett's EUensburg Bulldogs, who headed the Class AA rankings last season. Bennett has a host of lettermen returning and the Bulldogs have a good chance to retain their place at the top ot the heap. Raymond last jear's Class A leader, lays a 17-game winning streak on the '.ice when it opens the season at Valley. Coach Jon WahTs Gulls have a lot of new faces in the lineup and face a tough schedule. Reardan compiled an 8-0-0 record last seasoa to take honors in the Class B division. It's first test comes at home when Kettle Falls comes a-vbiting. Wilson, No. 2 among the big schools, puts in a jamboree appearance this week. The Rams, with 14 returning 1 lettermen, start play for keeps against West Bremerton next week. We have an inexpensive car for people with expensive taste. Toyota Corolla 1600 DELUXt 2-DOOR with 102 H.P. 4sn-rte.floor «U lynchremeih tranimiiiron. Fronf dh« brakes, nylon carpeting, lifetime lubrication system. Flo-thru ren- Hlation. $2212.95 Automatic Trintmiuien in Chth»li» LINDSEY MOTORS 4rh Market--Chehalis--748-3388 He picks Charles Wright Orting, Yelm, and Rochester t be the top four. His Warriors will probabJ put the ball in the air more but he (eels this will be a league trend The bacWieM wiU form up in a multiple 'T' formatio with switches to an "I" an a Wing "T" with a split end. At 6-2, 195 pounds, Rock;, Foster, a junior transfer from Enumclaw, should be about th best running back in th league, according to Rayan. Also in the backfield is Dick Blanksma, last year's leading ground gainer, waiard Crossen another halfback, will be reliec upon for speed on sweeps a 5-8, Impounds. Bill Sexsmith and Jim Kirntz are returning lettermen a guards. Vern Hendricks and Steve Gentry both untried a tackle spots, will fiU in those positions on the offensive line. A junior, Wayne Sandy, is putting on pressure for a line spot. The biggest player on the team will center the ban. Riley Webster, a junior letterman should fill the middle of the line well at 6-2, 252 pounds. Ite end spots are being battled for by Ron and Gary Leischner, Jim Ken Carlson. The Warriors Gonzales and a good deal of depth in the offensive backfield with al least two men to a spot and six experiences backs. Leading that baekfield will be Jerry Streigel, a sophomore and Dennis Galpin, a frestoian Rayan plans to have them share duties. ^ Leading _the defense will be Gary Leischner, an Webster, nose guard. end; Goraales and Ed Willard backs. The team has more spirit than at this time last year anc is a belter disciplined club Prospects are bright. Salewsky Title Won M r s . Rich Giffingham defeated Mrs. Russ Mohney for the Salewsky's Tournament title Tuesday and Mrs. Don Cofeman won the Milwaukee Belter Nine Tourney in Centralia Women' Golf Club play. At 18 holes low gross was Mrs. Mctaey and tow net was Mrs. Gilhngham. At nine holes Mrs. Marion Kellogg took low gross honors and Mrs. Harry Hill Jr. grabbed tow net. In the day's play of putts v M r s . Mohney and Mrs. Gillingham were again on top with identical 27's. Second wa Mrs. Boyd Cocking at 30. At nice holes, Mrs. Hill took honors. MOTOR REPAIR AC or DC Centralia, W.F. West On Road For Openers ope ding contests. Coach Dick Nicholl will take his Centralism to Hoquia^i for a stiff non-league examination with the "AAA" Grialies, while new Bearcat boss Orson Christensen sends his diminutive, but spirited club against Tumwater in T-Bird territory. In neither duel, however, will be found the condition for PROBABLE OFFENSIVE STARTERS ENTRAUA N*m« W(. Poi.Wr. Leo Goodwin 160 RE EricCocrad 205 RT Phil Pettit 205 RG Jeff Mason 170 C Wayne McAllister ... 221 LG Howard Johnson .... 214 LT John Nessett 183 LE Kerry Irish 175 QB Scott Kent 165 HH Dave Fetch 170 LH Larry Calkins 175 FB KOQUIAM Namt 150 Greg Moore 210 Bill Linnenkohl J8S Jim H'eiland 170 Steve Bell 175 Ron Blumberg 173 Gregg Gruaa 160 Joe Postma I'D Brian Grunn Raody Skolrood spectacular success and it is a good bet that the Twin City mentors will be satisfied to return home with a victory of any kind. Of the two teams, Centralia has probably the roughest assignment in a game that may well turn into a defensive melee occurring between the 40-yard ·'MS. Make no mistake about it, the Tigers are big and own an explosive offense, but Hoquiam is touted as having one of the best defensive units in Southwest Washington this season. In addition, the Griuh'es axe aerial minded -- and should be, with a first-rate arm in quarterback Brian Grunn and a premier receiver corps. If the Centralians can manage to bushwhack the Hoquiam air game, though, they'll have a Centralia lint Avg: 193.4 pounds Hoquiam Line Avg: 176.1 pounds Ctntrali* Bickfield Avg: 171.1 pounds Hoquiam Backfield Avg: 1733 pounds PROBABLE OFFENSIVE STARTERS Name Pos. RE RT RG c LG LT LE QB RH LH FB Wt. TUMWATER 185 W. F. WEST Wr. Steve Garrett 145 Chuck Duncan 180 Rod Marcy iso Paul Olson 170 Mike Wilson . 160 Phi! Smith ro Kevin Pettit 170 Joe White 160 Mark Johnson 143 Randy Andrews 155 John McCroskey 153 W. F. W«»t Ime Tgmwater Line Avg: 168.4 "pounds W. F. West Backfield Avg: 153.3 pounds Tumwaler Backfield Avg: 172.0 pounds - - - - , . . ,._ H ,,j u _ . u rw I g O H l ^ L TM Claude DeWaldlgocd chance to emerge vic- Bill H-ndman j torious, as the Grizzlies are not known to possess a running attack of note. C e n t r a l i a will outweigh Hoquiam on the offensive line with a 193.4-pound average compared to an average of 176.1 Name pounds. Tbe same ratio is ex- Walt Rye peeled to exist defensively. 180 Craig French o - ·----" *wc »*uu v*y) trrelcu uldj DC Pat Redmond hampered somewhat on offense 160 Steve Estergard however, as 64 203-pound 165 Fred Doughty fullback transfer Dave Mein- 170 Steve Zook 170 Tom Kjorlaug Dave Mounts berg will probably be sidelined ° Going into the contest, the 163 Larry Simmons experts have made Centralia a Broce.Difloe s i j g h t underdog, based ~ on Youth Grid Loop Jamboree Bound All eight teams of the Twin City Youth Football League will be on hand Saturday at 7 p.m at Centralia's Tiger Stadium for wo ID-minute quarters each. ( the annual jamboree, the "A" teams, or first string, get wen minutes of play each, and then the "B" team, or those who would normally not get to see action, get into the fest. uring regular season, the "B" team plays for the entire third quarter. The lineups for Saturday's competition are: Beuter and O'Xeil Hornets against Mobile Industries Road Runners; Churchill Glove Leathernecks neeting Yard Birds; Lincoln ' r e e k Lumbermen vs. fomasino Finishers, and Gene Smith Pharmacy Wolverines challenging the Graystone G" ten in the first go-round. In the second round of action, t will be the Road Runners vs. the "G" Men; Yard Birds go a g a i n s t the Finishers; the Lumbermen will challenge the Leathernecks and the Hornets meet the Wolverines. Seven games are scheduled , , ... the always nebulous home field advantage. Defense is also expected to play a large part in W. F. West victory chances at Tumwater, where two relatively green contingents will clash. Tumwater is seen a shade farther along than the Bearcats at this point offensively, but, Co a ch Orson Christensen's defensive unit should be more advanced than the T-Bird stop troops. In addition, the 'Cats possess great mobility and quickness and it is this that has caused divided between Cenlralia and Chehalis athletic fields. In each city the games start at 7 p.m. S a t u r d a y night with the nightcap trailing at 8:15 p.m. The Lumbermen have taken the league championship both years of the existence of the league. The first year they walked away with the title, but last year, with the expansion of the league to include four ChehaUs teams, the Lincoln Creek contingent bad a tougher time of it. Head coaches of the teams are: Graystone, Bob Denham; G e n e Smith, Don Smith; To m a s i n o, Bob Tomasino; L i n c o l n Creek, Robert Mikalson; Yard Birds, Ken Wilburn; Churchill, Dave Mann; M o b i l e Industries, Wayne Limmer; and Beuler and O'Xej], Jim Chastain. However, don't look for a lot of points to go on the scoreboard and Christensen himself shares this outlook. "I don't see it as a high scoring contest," he said, "because it is more difficult to get the offense going than it is the defense in .559 .514 .511 !«3 8* 13 tt'i · Rewinding · Drying Complete Repair 1 Phist Sir*!* Any Sin Motor 24-HOUR SERVICE On vp la IS h.p. mo tori Dial 736-4217 National League East Division __ . W. L. Pc«. G.B. Pittsburgh 87 57 .604 St. Louis SO 63 Chicago 73 63 .514 13 New York 72 69 jlontreal 61 79 Phila. 59 84 West Division S Francisco S2 61 .573 Los Angeles 75 66 .542 Atlanta 72 72 .5M Cincinnati 71 74 .490 Houston 69 74 .433 in Diego 54 90 .3.5 Thnrsday'j Results Los Angeles 3 San Diego 2 Only games scheduled Friday's Games j St. Louis Car!ton 18-8) at Chicago fJetkias 21-12) San Francisco (Perry H-ll) at Atlanta N:ekro 13-12*. night Houston (Billinchjm 7-14 at Circicnat! (McGIothlin 7-ll, FhiUdPlpJ-.ia (Wif« 14-12* at New York (Kotsmaa 5-9 night Pittsburgh (Kisoa 5-41 at Montreal (Scoceznaa 14-141, Los Angeles (Sattoa 14-11) at San Diego (Roberts J2-15), night Silordir's Games St Louis at Chicago San Francisco at Atlanta, eight Houston at CiceltnaU. night Philadelphia at New York, Pittsburgh at Montreal Only games scheduled American Leane East DlTiiioo _ , , W. L. PcL G.B. Baltimore 87 5] 630 -Detroit 79 63 .556 10 Boston 75 63 .521 15 New York 71 72 .497 W', Wash. 58 84 .403 31 Cleveland 55 87 .381 34 W«f Division Oakland 99 52 .634 Kansas Oty ;« CS .535 14 Chicago 61 75 .472 23 California Minnesota Milwaukee 67 76 65 75 61 81 !469 23'i - -' .464 .430 Tbnrsday'j Rrsullj Baltimore 4. Washington 2 , Boston 12, Detroit « 1 Califoraii 3, Milwaukee 2, 12 (innings Oaly games scheduled Friday's Games Washington (Bosnian 1H3 at Baltimore (Cuellar 17-81. night Chicago (Bradley 13-12) at Kansas City (SpfiUorff 7-7), nipht Boston (Peters 13-10) it Detroit (Lclich 23-10). night MiEOfiOU (Blylerea 12-15) at Oakland (Odom 10-10). night Milwaukee (Loetsrood 9-12) at California (Messcrsmlta K- 13) eight Only games scheduled Saturday'* Games New York at Cleveland WafhicgtOQ »t Baltimore, night Chicago at Kansas City, night Boston at Detroit Minnesota at Oakland Milwaukee night at California, Shrice Ch*, H4 North Tewtr, Ctntralia CONE PICKERS Coll: Centralia 736-3531 CKehofii 748-6931 Doty 291-3459 Mineral 492-5635 For Cone Information THE WEYERHAEUSER COMPANY The Hub City eleven may be with an injury. games opening Chiristensen feels that if his team can come up with three touchdowns it will be enough for victory. The Bearcat boss also b e l i e v e s thai his club's quickness win be of great value in the game. In fact, the Bearcats arc so quick that Christensen reveals his charges have a penchant for going offside. 'We are stressing this quickness thing so much, we tend to jump the gun a little bit," he advised. A tendency, incidentally, the Bearcat mentor hopes to have corrected by kickoff time Friday. Action gets underway at both Tumwater and Hoquiam at 8 p.m. Shriners Set Units The Lewis County Shrine Club will have all of the Afifi Temple uniformed units ai the Shrine football game on Sept. 2S at the W. F. West field in Chfftalis. The Afifi Tempie Brass Band and Patrol from Ta:o.-na the Arab Patrol from Grays Harbor, the Patrol from Wenatchee, the Yakima Valley patrol from Yakima and the world champion Small Oriental Band, made up of Shrice members from throughout the state, win present a colorful show at halftimc. accordir^ to Dick Dawson, president of the Lewis Counly club. A special skit at fcalftimc will feature Ihe Oriental Band, Dawson said. Tickets are available at Caldwell Drug, Centralia. and at the St. Helens Hotel and Sears in Cfcehalis. Including the donation this year to the Shrine Hospital and the schools i a the Twin Cities, the total amount wBl be near $55.000, Dawsoo said. This is the mh annual Shrioe game for the Lewis County Firearms Class Set A Hunter Safety Firearms class for youtg nimrods win be offered free of charge this Saturday and next at the Easles HaH in Cbehalis. Classes wffl be taught each day from 1 until « p.m. Eagles lodge officials said it win be accessary for students to attend both sessions to receive * certificate of course completion.