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In South Seven Orphs Top Scorers, But Terriers No. I By BOB FORBES In basketball and other sports, the emphasis is usually on scoring, but the key to victory is defenses. Centralia is currently the top scoring club in the South Seven Conference, but Carbondale, the top defensive club, holds the No. 1 position in the standings. The Orphans, with an 8-2 overall record, have pumped in 809 points for an 80.9 point per game average. Carbondale, 7-1, has scored 568 points for 71.0 point per game average. While the Terriers are fourth among South Seven school in team scoring, the 13th rated team in the state is first in the defense department. Coach Walt Moore's club has held opponents to an average of only 57.2 points per game. SOUTH SEVEN STANDINGS Coiif. O'AH Carbondale 3 0 7 1 Benton 2 0 . 5 1 Centralia 4 1 8 2 Mt, Vernon 2 1 4 3 W. Frankfort 1 1 3 4 1 3 4 4 1 3 3 5 Harrisburg 0 4 2 6 Only one team, Meridian, has scored! more than 65 points against the Terriers. Five of the Carbondale opponents have failed to score 60 points against the Terrier quintet. Mt. Vernon, currently holding down fourth place in the South Seven, has been stingy on defense, but the Rams have also been almost as stingy on offense. With a 4-3 overall record, the Rams have allowed opponents 441 points, but have scored only 453 points. Coach Bob Arnold's crew is averaging 64.7 points per game, while the opposition has been clipping along at a 63.0 point per game pace. Against three conference foes, the Rams have averaged 60.2 points per game, compared to This Week's Prep Schedule Friday West Frankfort at Herrin Pinckneyville at Anna-Jonesboro Gorham at Chester Murphysboro at Du Quoin Nashville at Sparta Sesser at Carterville Christopher at Woodlawn Vienna at Cobden Thompsonville at Ashley Carrier Mills at Galatia Joppa at Meridian Metropolis at McLeansboro Saturday Benton at Carbondale . Harrisburg at Carrier Mills Belleville West at Marion Anna-Jonesboro at Murphysboro Du Quoin at Chester Nashville at Pinckneyville Christopher at Carterville Trico at Sesser McLeansboro at Norris City DOUBLING HIS EFFORT—Arkansas linebacker Cliff Powell bends Georgia fullback Brad Johnson into this pretzel-like position after the two collided in first period of Sugar Bowl game at New Orleans. Powell gained short yardage before winding up in this shape. Arkansas won, 16 -3. (AP Wlrephoto) a 59.0 point per game average for the opposition. Benton's Rangers, conference co- champions along with Mt. Vernon last season, follows Centralia in the overall team scoring average department with a 75.1 point per game clip. Ranger competition is averagi n g 69.5 points per game. All South Seven teams, with the exception of Harrisburg, have outscored non- league opponents. The Bulldogs, with a 2-6 overall record 1 , have scored only 233 points against non conference opponents compared to 250 points for the opposition. West Frankfort has scored the most points in. a single game thus far, blasting Harrisburg 102-70. The lowest output by a conference team was Herrin's 48-40 win over Zeigler - Royalton. South Seven team statistics follows: Team Games Points Avg. Opp. Pts Avg. 10 809 80.9 655 65.5 6 694 75.1 417 69.5 7 514 73.4 504 72.0 S 568 71.0 458 57.2 8 540 67.5 512 64.0 7 453 64.7 441 63.0 8 495 61.8 554 69.2 8 440 55.0 541 67.? HAWKS RIP BULLS FOR 11JNR0W By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The temperature was supposed to drop to 65 degrees below zero in Alaska today, but it couldn't be any colder than the Chicago Bulls, found frozen in the field by the Atlanta Hawks. The Bulls started Thursday with a hot, for them, three- game winning streak and held a 63-50 lead over the even hotter Hawks and their 10-game victory string in the third period when the temperature dropped. Chicago went nine minutes and 40 seconds into the final period before hitting its first shot N.A4. St Trims Albuquerque Tulsa Raps No. 10 Cardinals; Louisville Whips Wichita St. By DICK COUCH dinals' attack against the Shockers. Louisville held the visitors Associated Press Sports Writer t0 three field goals in the first 12 The Missouri Valley Confer- minutes of the second half while ence basketball race is off to a running a one-point halftime typical scrambling start ... I edge to a commanding 56-41 with Louisville's slick defending bulge. champs soaring again and 10th' Tulsa overcame a seven-point ranked Cincinnati reeling after intermission deficit against an early knockdown. j cold-shooting Cincinnati, 7-2, The 14th ranked Cardinals, \ which wen t 7% minutes without sparked by Butch Beard's out-; a P° int during one stretch. Bob- side shooting, zipped past Wichi- i b V Smith's 21 points topped the from the field in the quarter aft- i ta State 71-58 Thursday night at! winners, who shifted from a er missing 17 in a row. By then, Louisville for their ninth victory i zone to man-to-man defense at Atlanta held a 98-78 lead and without a loss and a 2-0 MVC & c start of toe second half and breezed to a 106-88 victory for mark. I outscored Cincinnati 15-5 to take No. 11. I Unranked Tulsa limited Cin- lead for good. Cincinnati dissipated a 20- cinnati to 15 second half points | Willie McCarter's jump shot point lead against Milwaukee at on the way to a 57-50 home court with 42 seconds remaining gave Madison, Wis., before coming triumph that kept the Golden Drake a 72-71 lead over the Ti- back for a 113-109 decision over Hurricane, 9-2 over-all, even gers and Dolph Pulliam added a the Bucks, and Boston turned with Louisville in conference free throw with nine seconds to back San Diego 107-95 in the play. jplay. Memphis State's Rich only other National Basketball: Visiting Drake edged Mem- j Jones was the game's high scor- Association games. phs State 73-71 in its first MVC \ er with 33 points while Willie In the American Basketball start for a 9-1 season mark and j Wise hit for 19 to pace the Bull- Association, Miami beat Ken- j Bradley, a perennial Valley; dogs. tucky 110-106, Denver clobbered power, drubbed North Dakota I Bradley, 7-4, cruised past Houston 120-102 and' New Or- 109-77 at Peoria, 111., in a non- North Dakota behind L. C. Bow- leans edged Los Angeles 112-111 league game. : en's 35-point binge, in overtime. Unbeaten, 12th ranked 1 New All five New Mexico State Atlanta helped put the Bulls in Mexico State trimmed the Uni- starters hit in double figures Saturday Night REND LAKE CA6ERS GO TO 0LNEY Coach Jim Waugh's Rend Lake Warriors hit the road against Olney Central College at 7:JO p.m. Saturday after a two and a hall week holiday break. The Warriors, whose record currently stands at 3-5, have been hampered by the flu and, <is a result, the complete squad has not been together since u»r Dec. 17 loss to the Eastern Illinois freshman. Wayne City's Ed Johnson has missed two practices due to the flu and may not be ready for .Saturday night. Bob Windhorst and Phil Bowling still haven't recovered completely from the flu but both should be ready wr the Olney bout Following the Olney game, Rend Lake takes on Wabash Valley at Wayne City on Jan. 9, and plays the following night at Danville. The next game at Vernois Gym will be played on Jan. 13 against Greenville. Then the Warriors take a 12- day semester exam break. After eight games, the Warriors have scored 624 points for a 78.0 average while allowing the opposition 684 markers for an 85.5 average. The Rend Lake total includes 208 field goals and ;in equal number of free throws. Current scoring leaders are as follows: FG FT TP AVG Lurry Tutt 53 54 160 20.0 Pob Windhorst 31 39 101 12.6 Phil Bowling 31 23 85 10.6 Tutt also leads in the rebounding department with a total of 88 and an average of M. Bob Donoho is tops in free 1 chiow accuracy with a .755 percentage. Mt V. Register-News 1—B FRIDAY, JANUARY 3, 1969 Trinity Drops To Third Ky. Wesleyan And Fairmont 1-2 In Small College Poll Nat'l Hockey League Boston Ties Montreal For Eastern Lead By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Boston's boisterous Bruins have moved into a first place tie with Montreal in the National Hockey League's East Division. The Bruins muscled their way past New York 4-2 Thursday night while Pittsburgh was stunning the Canadiens 5-2. In the only other game played, Philadelphia tied Chicago 2-2. Defenseman Bobby Orr sparked the Bruins, scoring one goal', assisting on another and breaking up Ranger plays all night. Orr's unassisted goal with 10 seconds gone in the third period sealed New York's fate. Earlier, the 20-year-old star had 1 assisted on a goal by Derek Sanderson. Ed W-astfall, who scored while killing a penalty, and Ron Murphy got the other Boston goals while Reg Fleming and Vic Hadfield hit for New York. It was a rough game with referee Bill Friday calling 22 penalties including one major. The Bruins were on the giving and the Rangers on the receiving end of most of the hitting. Boston got a needed assist from Pittsburgh to climb into the first place deadlock with the Canadiens. The Penguins bunched three early goals by Wally Boyer, Bob Woytowich and Ken Schinkel and made the margin stand up. Billy Harris and rookie Jean Pronovost scored Pittsburgh's other goals while J. C. Tremblay and Dick Duff hit for the Canadiens. It was the first time expansionist Pittsburgh ever beat Montreal. YES THE GRSAT PONTIAC BREAKAWAY SALE IS ON So come make 'em offer and we will pow wow and tak'em tomahawk and chop'em price. We mak'em big Smoke at Big Store about Big Chief Grand Prix, Bonneville, Executive and Catalina, Running Deer GTO and Lemans and Little Brave Firebird, so come ori in to the Big Store, you'll save'em wampum. deep freeze with a tight man-tc-1 versity of Albuquerque 91-81 for man defense, and Chicago man- its 10th victory and No. 18 New aged only five baskets in the Mexico, upset by Butler earlier last 9 minutes, scoring only 14 in the week, rebounded for a 68- i points in the final quarter. : 64 decision over Denver. The Walt Hazzard led Atlanta with rest of The Associated Press 19 points while Bob Boozer had Top 20 teams were idle. 27 for Chicago, but only nine r Louisville's Beard scored 27 the last half and none In the fi- points, hitting on 12 of 21 shots nal stanza. from the floor, to lead the Car- Cncinnau* jumped to an 85-65 !*>ad before the Bucks came b .i ?ic rr.d took a 1"2- H 01 load •viUi three minutes left. Jerry Lucas' lump finally put the Royals ahead! to stay at 105-104 and Oscar Robertson scored Cincn- nati's last eight points for a total of 25. Teammate Tom Van Arsdale had 28. Boston had six men in double figures to offset a 32-point show-! By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ing by San Diego's Elvin Hayes against stubborn little Albuquerque, 6-foot-9 Sam Lacy leading the way with 24 points. Denver gave New Mexico a scrap until the final three minutes, when the Lobos drew out to a five-point edge and then hung on. Willie Long, a 6-foot-8 sophomore, popped in 22 points for the winners. Rockets Top Houston; Slice Oak Margin John Havlicek and Tom Sanders led the way with 23 each. Havlicek came off the bench in the final period to spark a Celtic rally in wheh Boston outscored the Rockets 9-2 for an 86-85 lead wth 7:15 to play. The Celtics had led by 13 points at halftime, but the Rockets rallied The Denver Rockets continue to stay within hailing distance of Oakland in the American Basketball Association's Western Division race. The Rockets downed hapless Houston 120-102 Thursday night and sliced idle Oakland's lead to 7' games. In other action, Mito go ahead 75-74 in the fnal ami beat Kentucky 110-106 and minute of the third quarter. BOWLING BOWLING BUDDIES LEAGUE High Games: Carole McPherson 196: Dorothy Wisniewski 172192; Dora Cox 165; Wilma Cowen 164; Juanita Shields 164; Phyllis Wnlls 164. High Series: Carole McPherson 487; Doi'othy Wisniewski 480; Dora Cox 446; Dorothy Wielt 428; Katie Michel 424; Juanita Shields 414. Standings: W L Rusty's Drive In 39 18 Dillon's Paints 33^ 23 y 2 Carr's Marathon 30 27 Bolerjack's 29 28 Cowen's Ins 28 29 Rose's 27Vfe 29y 2 W. G. Motors 23 34 Burger Chef 18 39 Illinois High School Basketball By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS At Bowen Harper 77, Kelly 56 Eowen 71, Vocational 64 At Dunbar Forrestville 76, Harrison 54 Dunbar 89, Waller 39 New Orleans nipped Los An geles 112-111 in overtime. In the National Basketball Association, Atlanta topped Chicago 10B-88, Boston defeated San Diego 107-95 and Cincinnati outlasted Milwaukee 113-109. Jeff Congdon, a substitute, ignited the fourth-quarter rally that sent Denver to its 14th victory in 16 home games. The former Brigham Young star hit a field goal and then stole the ball and made a perfect pass for another basket that shook the Rockets loose from an 83-83 tie. Willie Murrell scored 23 of his 29 points in the second half as Miami rallied to beat Kentucky and move into a virtual tie with the Colonels for second place in the Eastern Division. Kentucky's Darel Carrier took scoring honors with 30 points but the Colonels had only eight men in uniform ann had to play cautiously. New Orleans rebounded from an eight-point halftime deficit to edge Los Angeles. Jimmy Jones tied it in regulation time at 98- all with two free throws and Mike Butler's made two more in overtime to cement the triumph. Starrick May Transfer To SIU From Kentucky Greg Starrick, the former Marion prep basketball and baseball star, is reportedly ready to withdraw from the Uni' versity of Kentucky. Starick, who set a South Se ven Conference individual scor ing record of 70 points, has in dicated he is unhappy at Kentucky. The 3-2 cage star who received over 100 scholarship offers, is reportedly considering Southern Illinois University as his next college choice. Stan-ick was not on the starting five at Kentucky and has indicated he would rather play for a smaller school than sit on the bench for Coach Audolph Rupp. ^ TYLER'S ./.'•' JEFFERSON MOTORS INC. .820 Jordan 'Southern Illinois Largest Automobile Dealer" Pontiac—Cadillac — Buick—GMC Trucks Mt. Vernon College Basketball Results By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS East Fordham 82, Iona 70 Providence 85, UCAL-Irvine 77 Midwest Chicago-Loyola 83, Western Michigan 68 Toledo 66, Moms Harvey 62 Drake 73, Memphis State 71 SW Mo. 92, Ark. State 62 Bradley 109, No. Dakota 77 Valparaiso 87, Depauw 80 South Louisville 71, Wichita State 58 Ga. Tech 98, Tampa 77 Citadel 73, Clemson 72 NE Louisiana 82, So. State 65 ROCKETTES LEAGUE High Games: Inez Williamson 182; Jinny White 179; Betty Ahlf 175; Birgitta Olsen 168; Mildred Parr 167; Margaret Nathlich 162. High Series: Betty Ahlf 466; Airita Reu 462; Dorothy Shafer 461; Jinny White 461; Inez Williamson 460; Mabel Fulford 441. Standings: W L Fulford Const 31 23 Lang Furniture 31 23 Stan The Tire Man .... 28V4 25y 2 Dowell ~ 27 27 Farm Bureau 27 27 Coreyell's Antiques .... 24 30 Dr. Pepper 24 30 Peg's Beauty Shop 23% 30% Jr. Rams Host Unbeaten Herrin Tigers Tonight Mt. Vernon's Jr. Rams try to avenge a six- point lose to Herrin tonight when they meet the undefeated Tigers on the Casey Jr. High floor. Herrin, described by Ram coach Everett Thompson as a well- coached, able team that 's beaten about everybody, has crptured 13 straight victories this season. The Rams currently sport a 1 10-3 mark, including a lose on the Herrin floor, i Coach Thompson will start Mike Bevis 6-1, Horace Em- jmons 5-9, Sam Trotter 5-11, Tc- .ny Ray 5-7 and Danny Nelson '5-6. Sixth man Herman Hender- i son, who stands at 6-2, will probably see some action, too. • r —•» ' ; mo to v, !' T '->'- ii S -^O for the "B" game and 8:00 for the varsity contest The locals will play only six more games, four at home and| two away, before they open tourney play during the first week in February. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Fairmont of West Virginia, which held third place in The Associated Press small college basketball poll by one point last week, has moved up to second -by one point. The Falcons received two first-place votes in the nationwide balloting by 13 sports writ- trs and broadcasters. Their to- p al of 180 points enabled them to replace Trinity of Texas in the runner-up spot by that one p.int. The Panthers of Kentucky Wesleyan got nine first-place votes and 246 points to maintain their No. 1 ranking. Both Kentucky Wesleyan, last season's NCAA College Division cham- p:ons, and Fairmont have 8-0 records. Trinity is 7-2. Kentucky Wesleyan and Trinity were idle last week while Fairmont won its only game irom Beckley 91-76. Ashland of Ohio and Stephen F. Austin climbed one place tpch to fourth and fifth, respectively, on the strength of 2-0 j records in the week whicli ended last Saturday. Stephen F. Austin also had one first-place vote. Central State of Ohio also won both its games but dropped trom fourth to sixth. j Southwestern Louisiana and i Gannon moved into the Top' Ten, replacing Cheyney, Pa., Jr'.ate and West Virginia State. The Louisiana team, idle last wi .'ok after beating three major teams the week before, picked up one first-place vote and jumped from 15th to seventh. Ginnon jumped from 12th into a t.c for eighth with Youngstown Slate, which had the other first- p'ace vote. Long Beach State, eighth a wt.ek ago, brought up the bottom of the Top Ten. The Top Ten, with first-place vj'es, records through last Saturday's games and total points: 1. Ky. Wesleyan (9) 8-0 246 2. Fairmont W.Va. (2) 8-0 3. Trinity, Tex. 4. Ashland, Ohio 5. Steph. F. Austin (1) 9-1 6. Cent. State, Ohio 7 S.W. La. (1) 8. Gannon 6-2 9. Youngstown St. (1) 6-0 10. Long Beach State 10-1 Louisville Grid Coach Retires After 23 Years :.OUISVTLLE, Kv. (AP) — "The most gratifying thing f'n-.'t con^hin^ is developing ,!aycrs who later succeed as cojictfnns or pros and make you rcl you had a part in framing t.irir live"." With that comment, Frank C:'.mp closed out a 23-year career as head football coach at the University of Louisville. In ir's announcement Thursday, Como saicl the decision was reached after lengthy discussions with his physician. Camp, 62, has shaped a number of lives at the university. His former players could form ihu nucleus of a National Football League all-star team. Among them are Johnny Unites and Lenny Lyles of the Bal- li-iore Colts, Doug Buffone of the Chicago Bears, Ernie Green n the Cleveland Browns, and Ken Kortas of the Pittsburgh £•'!' 'dors. During his tenure, Camp's teams won 118 p'tmes, lost 96 nnd had two ties. Often, the uitf- vevsity's football program was harcl-prcssed for funds, and sev- tial times the school considered dipping the sport 180 7-2 179 8-1 142 130 4-1 128 7-4 110 85 85 53 < ' 4 /0 INTEREST PER ANNUM On 6 Month Saving Cer- Mfl-a.e. *f $10,000 or Mor». 4%% BOWLING PIN«*PINNERS LEAGUE High Series: Pat Davis 499; Charlotte Castic 497: Jeannine Osborn 476; Dot Flota 468; Marcella Marlow 468; Virginia Nelson 467. Standings: W L American Legion 40 17 Clarks 33 24 Taproot ..... 33 24 Le Genee 29 28 Kirk's Flowers 28 29 Salad Bowl 24 33 Nobil Shoes _ 23 34 Mr. Kirk's 18 39 COMMERCIAL LEAGUE High Games: Elvin Groves 225; Elmer Tice 213; Ron Hutchison 206; Cecil Campbell 203; John Webb 202 ; Floyd Rumsey - Ed Shields 200. High Series: Oscar Stockton 576; Howard Williams 556; Floyd Rumsey 555; John Webb 540; Web Pearson 533; Cecil Campbell 532. Standings: W Woody's Phillips 66 38 Lions Club 31% Dowzer's Inc 31 Farm Bureau 30 First National Bank 30 E. Blankenship Co 27 * (Asterick) 23 T. B. Sanitarium 21% Nu-Bowl 21 W. G, Employees 17 PYRAMID LEAGUE High Games: Phyllis McKenzie 201; Joan Mann 190; Marilyn Becherer 187; Dorothy Ratajczyk 185; Muriel Allen 179; Pat Harris 178. High Series: Marilyn Becherer 507; Joan Mann 502; Murial Allen g; Phyllis McKenzie 491; Dorothy Ratajczyk 481; Freda Hurst 473. Standings: W L Harold Damron Ins. .... 35 22 Jamison Real Estate _„ 31 26 General Radiator 31% 25% Prescription Shop 30 27 Jim's Shell Service 28 29 Clint's Coin Wash 27 30 Tri-Co. Electric ..... 27 30 1-Hr. Martinizing 25% 31% Jim Wielt's Excavating 25 32 Woolworths -.. 25 32 VANCOUVER, B.C. (AP) — r .;ly McNeill of Vancouver, the Western Hockey League's most valuable player in 1965 and 1966, wes suspended Thursday by Coach Joe Crozier. Crozier said McNeill was suspended for refusing to report to the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League. McNeill, 33, missed 10 games at the start of the season because of a salary dispute and hasn't played much since. (.;'• ! Paid en Pass Book f... : Accounts. Put Your Mene/ "Whero Thousands Sav« Millions." MT. VERNON LOAN AND BUILDING ASSOCIATION Account: Insured Up to $15,000 by FSLIC 1 ?th and Broadway Phono 244-1400 Mt. Vernon, HNnob What have you got to lose? mumm^mm — Mud? Sand? Snow? Who's worried? 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