Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on December 18, 1968 · Page 16
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 16

Publication:
Location:
Mt Vernon, Illinois
Issue Date:
Wednesday, December 18, 1968
Page:
Page 16
Start Free Trial
Cancel

4 -B ^" r. RF>. ; 1STF.R-XEAVS AIT ON. ILUNOTR WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER iS, 1968 Dave Is Unselfish All-American Scholz Shifts To Illinois Basket Squad _ _ — players, he fou'.id out what M M m techniques he needed to de•JEV JPfc Jy JPtt velop, then he came back and §f 'MmSm MM worked hard all summer to mm m^wmmW improve. • "I don't believe he ever had played outside before, except the first few games of hi." sophomore year. Yet, he came up with a 22-point performance in one game during the Trials. "He's doing a good job of x x " moving with the basketball, CHAMPAIGN, 111. — Dave something he never had to do Scholz, a Helms Ail-American before. at center for the University of | "Also, he really has been will be unselfish in giving the ball to year ago," Schmidt said. "He is going to end up playing his played there in the Olympic old post position qiute a bit. Trials against soi\e excellent I "Eventually, I feel, our best combination will be with both ILLINOIS' BASKETBALL COACHING STAFF, left to right: Jim Wright, varsity assistant; Nat Frazier, freshman assistant; Benny Louis, freshman assistant; Harv Schmidt, lio:id roiiHi: B "b Brown, freshman coach; Dick Campbell, varsity assistant. Illinois last, season, playing forward in 1968-68 — at least some of the time. Soholz unselfishly made the conversion because Coach Hai'v Schmidt feels that Illinois' best team has to include both Scholz and 6-8 sophomore Greg Jackson of Chicago St. Philip. While Scholz will be called a forward, Schmidt doesn't intend I to make him a true forward offensively. The Illini attack j will be geared to give Dave the | same shots with which he amassed 529 points last winter, i "Dave is better equipped now to play outside than he was a Jackson in scrimmages. "Dave will be at his natural spot quite a bit when both oi them are in there," Schmidt explained. "We aren't giving away any secrets when we say that we're going to be in ; high-low post situation some of the time. "His biggest adjustment is Dave and Greg in there at the same time." That could be an imposing sight to opponents. Teams which have set defenses to stop the big senior now will have a new problem. And they won' be able to practice against just e r, one alignment of personnel. They'll have to be ready for a high-low post attack, a single post attack with Scholz working r/n the outside, and an offense with Scholz, himself, on tiie post. Throw in the variations which will be possible with depth of talent at the other three positions, and it is possible to see how the Illinois offense of 1968-69 could cause consternation in the Big Ten. Brock'Wins Three Categories Rose Is NL Batting Champion With .335 By HAROLD HARBISON CINCINNATI (AP) — Pete Rose, Cincinnati Reds' outfield- is the official National League 1968 batting champion, thus ending a four-year-old hold by the Pittsburgh Pirates on the hitting title. But it was a Pirate who gave Rose his toughest battle. Rose finished with .335 in 149 games and Pittsburgh's Matty Alou was second with .332 in 146 games, according to official league averages released Saturday. Alou won the title in 1966 and Roberto Clemente of the Pirates LOS ANGELES (AP) — T TCLA sophomore football een- ! lor John Chrestman, seriously irjured in the UCLA -Tennessee j game, may be able to leave a iL'.e Angeles hospital end go I nome for Christmas. | Chrestman was transferred to flhf UCLA Medical Center from a Knoxville, Tenn., hospital several weeks ago. His neck is still partly paralyzed but he is grad; ually regaining control, said Vic JKelley, UCLA sports publicist. Kelley said, "He showed marked signs of progress in the. last four or five days." SPORT SHORTS By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK (AP) - feated Penn State is a mous winner of the Lambert the team hitting title with an av- did it in 1964, 1965 and 1967. In addition to having a batting; High in 1920 was Rogers Horns- Unde- ; champion for the first time by of the Cardinals and George unani- since 1938, the Reds also copped! Kelly of the then New York- Giants, each with 94. Atlanta Braves shared the lead in hits with 210 each. Lou Brock of the St. Louis Cardinals and Willie McCovey of the San Francisco Giants were big winners in other championship categories. Brock had 46 doubles, 14 triples and 62 stolen bases, becoming the first player since Honus ..... Wagner in 1908 to lead in those three categories. came only the second pitcher in McCovey topped the league m.history to lead in sacrifices with home runs with 36 and runs bat- j ig. The other was Johnny Sain ted in with 105. It was the lowest • 0 f the then Boston Braves with championship rurfs-batfecl-in to- j n tal since the league started'; Beckert ' a]so had ^ Jongest compiling such records in 1920. i(!onsecutlve game w ^ going to be on defense. He wa: „ . an effective defensive post man Trophy as the best college foot-jerage of .273 to .252'for second I In other categories, Glenn last year. Now, he has a new ball team in the East. I place Pittsburgh. A pitching col-1 Beckert of the Chicago Cubs led challenge. Tn0 Nitlany Lions received j lapse, however, left the Reds in! in runs with 98 and Curt Flood "We'll be changing personnel the maximum 80 points Mon-; fourth place at the finish of the of the Cardinals in singles with around frequently, especially j day. Yale and Army tied for; season. 1 160. early in the season. So. Scholz ! second with 65 points. Rose and Felipe Alou of the Phil Niekro of the Braves be- slreak, 27, extending from June 26 to July 22. The longest team winning streaks were nine by the Cardinals and the Pirates. And Billy Williams of the Cubs built his consecutive game playing sti-eak to 819 by playing in all of Chicago's 1968 games. ill 111 1 111111 MI ii MI i in 11 it ti 11 1 111 M 111 r f 1111111 ii 1 1 1 11 i 1 111111111111111 1 1 i 111 n i n 11111111111111 ii 11 ii ii f 11111 n 11111 n 1111 • • 111 ill i • 111111111111 • • 11111 iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiMiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiim TWO REASONS WHY ILLINOIS FANS are optimistic about their .1968-69 basketball team, Coach Harv Schmidt, left; credited with a tremendous coaching job in his first season last winter, and Dave Scholz, Ail-American as a junior and captain of the Illini in his senior year. J • Dozens of Exciting Colors • Fabulous Fabrics • Choose rounds or squares, Large or Small Kapok Fillers $298 Up Mix and match "Kary» Nook" pillow* to give yovr home a fresh, newly decorated look. Wonderful in living-room, den and family room, as well at in bed rooms. A rich, colorful collection of the moit popular styles ever. HOME FURNISHINGS DEPT. The Mammoth 'A I I blades, detachable cord. AUTOMATIC COFFEE MAKER Brew* 4 to 12 ••Aft perfect cups. V #321 Tapered V easy-pour spout* strength control. REG. SI6.88 PROFESSIONAL STYLE HAIR DRYER 4-heat positions plus off. Has carrying handle. Is large enough for all hair styles. $2.00 VALUE CHRISTMAS CARDS Slim or REfi. 88e A DECK PLAYING CARDS 100% plastic in a plastic UtbfcO box. Assorted FOR patterns REBf $9,90 6 -F00T ALUMINUM 1 POM POM TREE % Extra long, silver} needk* on 89 breaches. A really deluxe tree that can ^*'be stored until E next year. Tripod base. $ =HUJ!i'J;UH!l:lll' REG, 63c A JAR ^ " DRY ROASTED f| NUTS / 9 oz. jars of . d nl ci ? au ?' JARS non-iat rr\r\ processed FOR nuts. LUCKY BUCK BUY SI.65 VALUE COVER GIRL MAKE UP -Medicated make up by the makers of Noxzema. REG, TREE "< STAND Heavy gauge steel, "f fl* 16" leg spread, f Qv 117 'uurr moot at, FOR INDOOR USE 7-BULB TREE LIGHT SET 79* AVINGS FOR EVERYONE IN THE SANTA SET RE0. TO $17.39 CLOCK RADIO OR 4-SPEED PHONOGRAPH Clock has snooze alarm YOUR CHOICE features, wakes you to A ^ JAA music, entertains you all • AM MM day, lulls you to sleep. ™ HIVV Portable phono has 4 speeds, good looking case. BE SURE TO BE READY TO TAKE PICTURES $M0 VALUE Sli* K0DAC0L0R FILM Hi $2,26 VALUE I0X I FLA3HCUBES " « TCnuwi AIM 1 M FLASHBULBS AMI SB.19 VALUE POLAROID 101 ClK film part KENNER'S QUICK AND EASY § KNIT-O-MATIC I You get everything you need to knit real ( A'AA items such as oMMH Jf scarves and V mittens. • • $27.50 VALUE INSTAMATIC 134 CAMERA OUTFIT The en tire outfit for taking easier* thwevtr pictures. A ~ — 1 Automatic film advance. $1.25 VALUE K0DAC0L0R FILM Sizes 120,127, 020. REG. $3.99 JUMBO BEAR $299 A brawny bruin who loves to cuddle, Cotton stuffed plush. DRINK t WET DOLL & CRADLE 13" plastic do with her own S bottle in a rocking plastic cradle. 2" 99e &89 KENNER'S SAFE EA$Y*BAKE OVEN Bakes quickly with light bulbs, comes AJ^AA with a,large $11 vv variety of mixes. Copyright, 1968, SupeRx Drugs, Inc. STOP ACTION FOOTBALL GAME Vibrating board is _ _ , controlled by SO"*) \ players. No "r m • batteries needed. r-i • TI _ kvh REPLACEMENT BULBS „ A .0. B. outdoor multiple SLEEVE 59C bulbs. Several colors. OF 4 .y\ I" DIAMETER MINIATURE ORNAMENTS All one color to box. Many colon araflabte. BOX OF PLASTIC RIDE-EM JEEP OR POLICE CHIEF 19* long in C40Q aturdy, unbreakable• BwW plastic, M II" DIAMETER SNARE DRUM With 18* neck aling plus sticks. • • p Brightly UUv decorated. ARTIFICIAL EVER Iff Iff 16" WREATH Decorated with bow, holly berries and cones. 1 M 3 rolls, 3 colors. . Total 675.feet. RALEIGH MODEL I AUDI0N ORGAN 1 Electric organ with 3-octive I keyboard, 12chords. _•>. AAA I On-of* •witch, volume &mB 1 control, hutruetiona end $ M %fl § •one; book. LH I We reserve the right to flmlt truantities. = CURLING _ RIBBON REQ .lFs CANDY Peppermint stripped CANES cane8 toT tret' stockings. FOR 59c _ g ?.49e RE0. J2.S7 BRACTS BOXED CHOCOLATES Pelicione amaortineat of dark and mflk A ^ _ chocolate*, j O QCJ 3 LB, m IF WE'RE NOT FILLING YOUR PRESCRIPTIONS, YOU'RE PROBABLY PAYING TOO MUCH! iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuii|iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiM

What members have found on this page

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,200+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free