Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on May 27, 1971 · Page 9
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Thursday, May 27, 1971
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SPEEDWAY VETERAN OBSERVER TABS UN SIR, HULME, RUBY Big Three of '500' Selected INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — It vM be Bobby Unser, Denis Hulme and Lloyd Ruby against the field in Saturday's 55th running of the Indianapolis 500- mile race. That's the word from Peter De-Paolo, for 51 years a court- Siide observer at the Speedway and winner of the 13th edition of the race in 1925. "Uiuseir is a tiger," DePaolo said Wednesday as drivers in the 33-ear starting field nan through earbuireltton tests—(their last chance to run the 2.5-mile speedway until the 11 a.m. start Saturday. "He'g cool and he's amort." "Hulme is the long distance boy, a cold-hard professional and he probably knows the car he'll drive batter than any driver in the field. "Ruiby is my sentimental favorite," the 72-year-old DePaolo continued. "This is Ms 12th start at the Speedway and for that reason, alone, I'd like to see him' win.. But Ruby also is a whale of a driver and he has a top-notch car. I think he can do it." Bobby Unser backed up DePaolo's selectton by lapping the track at 172.084 miles per hour Wednesday While carrying a full load of fuel. The speed was only about three miles per hour slower than his four lap qualifying speed of 175.816 m.p.h. Unser, the 1968 winner, will start outside on the front row. Hulme, the fourth best qualifier at 174.910 m.p.h., is driving onie of the new winged McLarens built in England. A former world driving champion and two-time winner of the Can-Am roiad racing series, Hulme has been a part of the McLaren organization for several yeans and actually had a part in designing the oar he'll drive Saturday. As for Unsier, DePaolo not only counts on the ability of the older of the two Albuquerque, N.Mex., driving brothers, but he siays "here again, the car will count. Bobby's car is a Dan Gumey Eagle, and you have to go along with the obvious fact that Gurney is one of the best race oar builders in the world." DePaolo rode "shotgun" with his uncle Ralph DePalma in two Indy 500s before making the first of has eight starts as a driver in 1922. He wa® the first to break the 100 m.p.h. barrier ait the speedway and his 101.13 m.p.h. average for the 1925 race stood for seveni years. National League East Division W. L 27 18 23 St. Louis New York 25 Pittsburgh 25 Montreal 18 Chicago 20 Philadelphia 16 26 Wtst Division S Francisco 32 13 Houston Atlanta Los Angelef Cincinnati San Diego Pet. GB 17 .614 — 16 .610 18 .581 .500 S .465 6V4 .381 10 23 21 1 18 13 22 24 24 26 32 .711 — .511 3 .467 11 .467 11 .409 .28919 Wednesday's Results Pittsburgh 2, Cincinnati 0 Montreal 11, Atlanta 1 Philadelphia 3, New York 2, 12 innings • St. Louis 9, Chicago 4 San Francisco 6, Los Angeles 4 Houston 2-8, San Diego 1-0 Friday's Games Chicago at Pittsburgh, night Houston at Cincinnati, night Atlanta at St. Louis, night New York at San Diego, night Philadelphia at Lois Angeles, night Montreal at San Francisco, night Page 9 Garden City Telegram Thursday, May 27, 1971 Meade High Star To Garden Juco An outstanding all-around ath lete from Meade High has indi cated he will compete next season for Garden City Junfor College. Coming here will be Gary Pennington. The 5-10 senior placed third in the state Clas AA mile run earlier this montl to Chris Perez of Lakin an Tyler Todd of Elkhart, Pennington has been clocked below 4:30 for the mile. He will compete for Coach Dorm Saylors next spring in Broncbus^ ter track. The Meade youth will also play basketball for Coach Duane Channel. For the Meade High Buffaloes, he hit 47 per cent of his field-goal tries. He averaged 12 points per contest. Gary is the son of the Robert Penningtons. He will major in griculture ait junior college here. FANFARE By Walt Dttzei Ali's Secret Out; He Will Fight Ellis S T. PAUL-MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Part of Muhammad Ali's little secret is out—he will fight Jimmy weeks. Ali stormed EEis in seven Minnesota Wednesday for a speaking engagement and, v/ich an air of mystery, said he would announce tonight the full details for Ms first bout since losing a 15-round decision, to heavyweight champion Joe Fazier March 8. "I can't say who, where or when," Ali first said at a news conference. "You'll know all by Thursday night." ; The Associated Press learned that Ali would meet llis, Ali's former sparring artner when he rose to the eavyweight title under the name of Cassius Clay. Ali then confirmed Ellis real/ was his next opponent, and aid he would leave today by American League East Division Boston Baltimore Detroit New York Cleveland Washington W. 27 24 23 18 17 17 L. 15 16 20 23 24 27 West Division Pcf. C,B .643 — .600 2 .535 4% .439 8Vfe .415 g^'a .386 11 .660 -If, .523 6J&. .478 m: .476 BVz .410.11V2 .410 11V2 Oakland 31 16 Minnesota 23 21 California 22 24 Kansas City 20 22 Chicago 16 23 Milwaukee 16 23 Wednesday's Results Boston 3. Washington 2 Baltimore 3. Cleveland 2 Ne*W York z, .JJr/i'Oiit'x Minnesota 4, Milwaukee 1 CRhrago 7, Kansas City 2 California 7, Oakland 5, 12 innings Friday's Games Oakland ait Boston, night Kansas City at Wasihington, night California at New York, night Cleveland at Chicago, night Detroit at Milwaukee, night Baltimore at Minnesota, night Telegram Ftioto KEN GUILDERS, left, will have his name added to this All-Around Athlete plaque in the Garden City High School trophy case. Buffalo coaches are, from left, Don Winger, Lee Albert, Fayne Hanson, and Wayne Stagaard. Ken Childers Gams Buffs' Ail-Around Athlete Award Ken Childers has been named Garden City High's 'Ail-Around Athlete for the 1970-71- school year. Vciting was doriia by head. coaches of, the various Buffalo sports. The versatile Buff 'senior has already signed a letter of intent to wrestle next season for Garden City Junior College. He also may play football **' tbu >.'oncbusters. To be eligible for the award, aiEhletes must letter in three different varsity sports during their senior season. Gregg Shearmire, state-champion hurdler, was the other candidate this year. Ohilders in the past three seasons at Garden City High earned eight varsity letters. As a sophomore he lettered in. wrestling and track. He also played football that season, but did not letter.' As a junior, he earned varsity letters in football, wrestling, arid^track. He earned bate-meat berths as a polo auliter both bis junior and enior seasons. Last fall he was Garden's iirst-unit offensive fullback in ootbaQl. In wrestling at 167 oundis he placed second in he state tournament He was o-captadn of the state, chaim- ioin wreisitiing squad along with lenry Crosby. Earlier this month, Childers von fifth in the state Class Bison* Benders to Play Wednesday Season-opener lor the 1971 \ Garden City Bison youth baseball team is next Wednesday. Manager Duane Hays' club takes on always-tough Great Bend ait ^Clint Lightner Field at 7:30 The Bison this summer ere Jointly sponsored by the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wans. Twenty-seven boys of aged 16 (Jhrouigh 18 are on the current Bison roster. The 1970 season (first for Hays as manager) saw the Bsion post an overall 20-6 record. They placed sec- ond-fa the American Legion's District 7 playoffs. Tough competition is expected for the club this summer: "We may not win as many as last summer," Hays, reports, "but we should have as good or better overall dub." Fifteen veterans are back irom last year, including ace lurler John Bergkamp. Also re- iurninig in Bison batting champ Mike Douglass (another pitcher), who was also top batter in the District 7 tourney here. Other returning pitchers are KeHey Hays and Russ Boone, along with catchers Boone ant Mike Bradstreet. There are four newcomers to the team, plus eight who came up through the minor leagues here. This year's Bison squad will take the field in new scarlet and white uniforms, furnishe< by Garden National Bank and Coca-Cola. Assisting Hays this summer are Dr. Bil Clemen and Eddie Barnes. On Thursday of next week (he Bison travel to Hooker; Okla., Garden Hosts Hugoton on Saturday, June 5. Industrial Golf To Reorganize Organizational session to form he 1971 Industrial Golf League or men is scheduled Friday. The session starts at 8 p.m. at the Jaycee Airlmks Club- louse. Merle Wiederstein will in 'charge. All interested golfers and prospective team sponsors are asked to attend. Western Kansas Sporting Goods won the league last season. Spencer's Market had been league champs five straight years before that. AAAA pole vault. He did 13-6 n practice, which would have >roken the existing school record. But his ^best-ever in com' petition .was 13-0., : The All-Around Athlete Award is the highest that can be earned by any GOHS athlete. Past winners: 1958-59 school year — Bay Salyer. 1960 — Virgil Hands. 1961 — Winston Scott. 1962 — Mike Johnson and Richard Maisoner. 1963 — Doyle Me- Graw. 1964 — Mike Collins. 1965 — John Hamman. 1966— John ligtotner arad-Larry Pierce 1967 — Don Geder. 1968 — Le land McGnaw. 1969 — Ron Tail- Ley and Jeff Boone. 1970 — Frank Ewinig. Two Footballers Sign With Hamilton's TGs Fitch Still Looking For 'Another Alcindor* V EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. AP) — Bill Fitch figures the drafting of Notre Dame's Ausin Oarr and Wake Forest's Charlie Davis will give his Cleveland team in the National Basketball Association "as good a pair of guards as you'll see within a few years " Meanwhile, Fitch says he Is still looking for a big man. "Noaih built an ark and pu two of every animal hi it," Fitch said at:« recent big school banquet. "Thait mean there's another Alcindor somewhere and I'm looking fo him.'' Harvard-Yale Team To Meet in London CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A combined squad of 21 Harvard athletes and 10 from Yal has been named to repreisen the two schools in the biennial track and field meet aginst Ox ford and Cambridge on June 1 in London. car for Chicago with a friend to make formal announcement by tandght of where and when the fight will be held. He would not elaborate on further details or say if he would make the announcement in Chicago. Fnazier knocked out Ellis in February 1970 for the World Boxing Association championship after the WBA stripped Ali of his title for his conviction of refusing induction into the Army in 1967. ' The U.S. Supreme is reviewing Ali's appeal that lie should be classified as a conscientious objector because of his Black Muslim religion, and he expects a decision within two months. Ali said he would be ready to meet Frazier again "anytime after Jan. 1." "Before I meet Frazier again I'd like to have two more matches," Ali said, adding he would like to take on pro baseball star Wilt Chamberlain if ihe right contract could be arranged. There's not too many people left for me to fight," said Ali, then jokingly: "I have to fight basketball and football players." Ali said he will begin training in about a week for the Ellis Eight, noting he always goes into a training program of about sax weeks. The March 8 fight with Frazier, the richest in boxing and perhaps sports history, still has not changed Ali's mind that ha is the best boxer over. AM spoke Wednesday night at the University of Minnesota at a program to benefit the Afro- American studies department. His topic? The intoxications of life. "Nothing is more intoxicating in life than life itself," Ali said. Plunkett-Pat; Deal Smooth; Not So with Saints, Archie NEW YORK (AP) - The XTew England Patriots are hav- ng no trouble in contract nego- iations with Jim Plunkett. But ihe New Orleans Saints are at complete stand-stall in talks with Archie Mannimg because his agent is "asking a figure the greatest quarterbacks never got." The difference hi negotiations involving the two clubs and the first two quarterbacks selected in the pro draft are astonishing—Upton Bell, the Patriots' general manager smiling over proceedings with Plunkett's agent and Vic 'Schwenk, the Saints' general manager, grimacing over proceedings with Manning's representative. "We are not even close together and I do not feel they are being reasonable," Schwenk explained during a break at the National Football League owners' meeting here. "We're not in any wtay trying to be stingy. Our offer is more than legitimate." •What Manning is asking rookie and quarterbacks such as Johnny Unitas, John Brodiie and Fran Tarkenton are in the $100,000-<a-year category. The problems with Manning, according to Schwenk, stem from two factors—Manning's agent, Frank Grosthwait, is ia rookie negotiator handling his Eirst contract and the pro basketball war itihat has spawned million-dollar contracts for untested rookies. While Schwenk muls the situation over, Bell can't help bur east one price on his head by insuring him for several preseason all-sitar games in which will perform before joining he club. The figure is $250,000. anyone's guess. But it is known that Joe Narnarth signed a $427,000 on/tract when he was Seventh Grade Cindermen Complete Four-Meet Slate HAMILTON Ha milton (AP) Tiger-Cats The have signed two American football players to 1971 contracts, <tbe Canadian Football League club said Wednesday. They were Scott Henderson, 22, a linebacker with Texas and Garry Grady, a defensive halfback who' signed with Miami Dolphins of the National Football League in 1959 as a free agent. After almost a decade of intramural competition, Garden City Junior High seven-grade track in 1971 went back to an interscbolastic basis. The Junior Buffaloes had a brief four-meet slate. • Participation was giood, and 25 boys were on the roster at the finish. Kevin Corley boosted the all- time GCJH seventh-grade high jump record from 4-10 up to 5-OVi. In the discus, Bill Preston upped the school record from 103-2 to 103-8. The Junior Buffs lowered the all-time 440-yard relay mark to 53.7 seconds. The school £80- yard relay record dipped from 1:54.9 to 1:53.3. Three new seventh-grade records were established: 62.9 seconds in the spring medley, 54.75 seconds in the'medley relay, and 7 feet, 7 inches in the standing broad jump by David Germann. Seventh-grade roster at the end of the 1971 season: Mike Ackerman, Bruce Baker, Kevin Chambers, Kevin brley, John Craft, Justin Downer, Brad Fansher, Phil Garcia, David, Germann, Mark Heckel, Ronnie Lopez, Collin McGovem, Mike Meadors, Scott Mitchell, Dirk Morris, Steve Neely, Ricky Pickett, Danny Powell, Bilt Preston, Ronald Schmidt, Mark Schweer, Jeff Sullivan, Billy Travis, Larry Utha, David Wade. Managers were Carl Belt, Jerry Nolte, and Tim Sherwood. All-time school records in seventh-grade track and field by Garden City Junior High: 50-Yard Dash — 6."J seconds by Richard Turner in 1957. 75— 8.8 by Tim Powell in 1970. 100 —11.7 by Gary Mahan in 1962. 220 — 26.0 by both David Pore and Pat Sandoval, both in 3904. 100-Yard Low Hurdles — 14.7 by Pat Sandoval in 1964. 880-Yard Run — 2:25.15 by Bob Wilson in 1959. 440-Yard Relay — 53..7 seconds in 1971 by Lopez, Neely, Chambers, and Travis. 880- be pleased negotiations with the Plunket being conducted been reached me some figures Yard Relay — 1:53.3 in 1971 by Chambers, Mitchell, Neely, and Travis. Sprint Medley (60, 110, 110, 220) —62.9 seconds in 1971 by Lopez, Corley, Chambers, , Neely. Medley Relay (55, 55, 110, 220) — 54.75 seconds in 1971 by Lopez, Neely, Chambers, and Travis. Shot Put — 43-4Va by Larry Farr in 1£64. Discus — 103-8 by Bill Preston in 1971. Standing Broad Jump — 7-7 by David Germann in 1971. High Jump — 5-OMi by Kevin Corley in 1971. Pole Vault — 8-10 by Ted Robertson in 1062. Broad Jump — 16-10 jy Mike Johnson in 1957. through his agent, Wayno Hoo per. "He's been m 15 to 20 negotiations before," said Bell "and negotiations have beei very pleasant, although no final agreement He's given and I've given him some fig ures. "As far as anyone being adamant on either side, there's been no such problem. We've had no problems. But one thing you have to consider is Plunkett himself. He's one of the nicest kids I ever met. The whole tone of my relationship with him has been real fair. "He's not trying to be a big shot," Bell continued. "He's a completely different type of guy. He's different than the Joe Namath type, the cocky lype around .today. He's a poised mature kid for his age who has his future all mappsd out for himself. "Everybody wants to make as much money in life as pos sible but he, for one, doesn't have money on his mind all the time." The Patriots, however, have Plunfcett on their mind much of the time and have placed a Pansier Now 4-0 - Fansler Tires of. Garden City has won another women's slow- pitch Softball double-header^ boosting its season record to 4-0. The two-year state champs on Tuesday night played Liberal Beechcraft another .twin biH at Liberal. Garden took the first game 19-2 in five innings, and came from beihind for a 19-13 victory in the seven-inning nightcap. Betty Jo Joihnis pitched the opener, and Fansleir had a 13-4 hitting, bulge. Shirley Nuzum ('homer and two singles) hit 3nfor-4. Glenda Zubeck hit a homer and a triple. Pifohinig the nightcap was Carol Carlson. The winners led 20-13 in hits in that one. Zub&ck 'hit 5-for-5 (homer and four singles') and Nuzum 4-for- 5 (all singles). This weekend, Famsler plays in the annual Oklahoma City Invitational. The Garden Ci- tiams face the Oklahoma City Soonierettes at 2 p.m. Saiburdiay in a practice game. Their tourney opener is at 6 p.m. Saturday. Ealt beef during May Beef Mtonith and "Try a Little Tenderness." Woodoff Relief, Blyleven Back on Strike By KEN RAPPOPORT AMOcictod Pr«ss Sport* Writer Wilbur Wood is off relief and Bert Blyleven is back on strike. The two pitchers art throwing a lot of American League bitters out of work. Wood, a former reliever, delivered again in his new starting role as the Chicago White Sox clouted the Kansas City Royals 7-2 Wednesday night. Blyleven, Minnesota's Dutch treat from Zeist, Holland, paralyzed Milwaukee , witih a 12- strikeout performance in a 4-1 Twins success. It was Wood's third victory as a starter and second straight route-going job in a career of 375 appearances, none of which had been complete games until the last two. Wwd got a Parting '~ meat when Joe Horlen was hunt on the last day of spring training. • '-' ' ••'••• '•••"• ''. .:.-' :•' .^: Blyleven, a 20-year-old strong arm who won 10 games in has rookie season last year, has been even move impressive this season. Among his six victories have been three shutouts and two one-run games, including Wednesday's edght-hitteff. The California Angels beat the Oakland A'a 7-5 an 12 inning*; the New York Yankees trimmed the Detroit Tigers 2-1; the Baltimore Orioles clippied the Cleveland Indians 3-2 and the Boston Bed Sox turned back the Washington Senators by a similar 3-2 score. National League: Montreal 11, Atlanta l; San Francisco 6, Lot Angelas 4; Philadelphia 3, New York 2 in 12 innings; Pittsburgh 2, Cincinnaiti 0; St. Louis 9, Chicago 4 and Houston took a douibleheader from San Diego 2-1 and 8-0. Wood surrendered only six hits, including Dennis Paepke's two-run homer in the Kansas City seventh. But by that time, it was too late for the Royals. The White Sox had broken up a scoreless duel between Wood and Kansas City's Mike Hed- lumd with a six-run sixth, their biggest inmiing of the season. Mike Andrews' two-run single keyed the rally. Blyleven encountered little trouble, giving up one fourth-inning run as Minnesota capitalized on Milwaukee mistakes. A Eilbh and another miscue helped tihem score two more times in Uhe sixth. Blyleven wasn't satisfied with ills performance,. although he trammed his earned run average to about a run and a half a game and tied Jim Perry for the club lead in victories. Minnesota Manager Bill Rig- mey 'agreed: "He looked like he didn't have the good natural stuff. He had to work. But the sign of an outstanding pitcher is when he wins even though he Brewers' error Twins break a 1^ tie helped the in the kiaidofif homer in the ninth, Roy White's two-out, two-run double off Mike Kilkenny in the eighth inming helped New York snap'Detroit's seven-game win- niing streak. Mel Stotflemyaie earned hois fifith victory with a six-hitter. White's hit followed a dispute between third base umpire Ron Luciano amd Tiger Manager Bil Martin when Martin tried to go to the pitcher's mound. Luciano ruled that since Martin had already gone to tihe mound of Baltimore's Orioles topped doesn't have the good stuff." once wihiie White was batting, Pinch-hitter Jim Fregosl blasted a two-anin homer in the 12th inning to carry California over Oakland. Jim Spencer, a seventh-inning pinch-hitter who stayed in the game, tied the contest 5-5 for California with a he couldn't go again to take Kilkenny out until the next batter camie up. Martin thien brought in Fred Scheirman—after the game-winning hit. EUie Hendricks, batting .175 | a* game time, 'stroked three singles to drive in two runs and figured in all scoring as the devteland behind Mike Cuellar. Cudlar allowed eight hits as he pitched his fourth straight complete game and notched Ms sixth victory. Reserve catcher Bob Montgomery's third straight single drove in the tiie-foneafcing run in the sixth inning for Boston. Billy Coniigliaro opened the inning with his second double of the game and was sacrificed to third. Montgomery, playing because regular receiver Duane Josephson has a shoulder injury, then walloped a line Shot to right field to snap a 2-2 tie. GARDEN CITY AREA PRIVATE CLUBS Entertainment Schedule Saturday, May 29 For Members & Guests Only AMERICAN LEGION EAGLES LODGE LENNY V Fra* to paid up members MOOSE LODGE SAM & SHEILA Restaurant Hours 5 P.M. To 2 GRAIN BIN SALOON Saturday—THE CONTINENTALS Every Wed. & Frl. THE CONTINENTALS KATT CLUB PARADOX "STONED" Open 7 Days A Week—Dining and Dancing Club Hours 4 pm to 2 am—Happy Hour 6 to 7 CLUB CONTINENTAL Friday and Saturday JIMMY AND THE FABULOUS 4 10:30 to 2:30 Open 7 Days a Week S to 2:30 AM

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