Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on January 8, 1969 · Page 19
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2—C THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 1 8, 1969 Boilermaker Ace Dumps 37 Purdue, Mount Shade No. 4 Illinois 98-84 St. Mary's, Spring Garden Breeze Full Church Slate At Dodds, Summersville By Jerry Seibert Church League action at Summersville last night saw Spring Garden conquer Central Christian, Meadowbrook up set West Salem, and Casey Ave. knock off Park Avenue. Spring Garden made good on 17 of 23 free throw tries and placed three men in high double figures to swamp Central 67-46. D. Bernard took game scoring honors for the winners as he threw in 25 markers. Settle added 17 while Fitzgerrells had 15. For Central, McBride scored 1 16 and Shafer 8. Meadowbrook pulled s o me- what of a surprise as they downed a tough West Salem squad 53-41. Kniffen was high scorer for the winners with 14 while Browning and Wall chipped in 10 apiece. Griffin led West Salem with 1G and Bernard added 9. Casey Ave. took advantage of a shortage of Park Avenue players and walked' off with an easy win, 66-49. The score was 37-20 at halftime as Casey led all the way. Roberts and Jones topped the offensive attack for Casey by dropping in 19 and 18. Lacey and Odle led Park Ave. with 19 and 17. In three games played at Dodds last night, Logan No. 2 dropped' Pleasant Hill, St. Mary's shut off Lebanon, and Second Baptist topped Logan No. 1. Lagan No. 2 too ka 7 point halftime lead and increased It to 10 by the end of the game in handling Pleasant Hill 68-58. McKenzie was high for the winners as he bucketed 25 markers while Sargent was close behind with 20. For Pleasant Hill, Riley had 22 and Simmons 12. St. Mary's broke the game open in the second half behind some torrid! scoring by Settle as they downed Lebanon 56-39. It was a close game at intermission, 28-26 St. Mary's, but Lebanon couldn't keep pace the second half. Settle finished the contest with 30 big points with Hunt chipping in 12 for St. Mary's. Wangler and Scott were high scorers for Lebanon with Blues Shut Out Kings 5-0 And Widen Div Lead St. Louis, with still another shutout performance by Glenn Hall, padded its whopping lead atop the West Division while Montreal added to its slim margin in the East in the only two National Hockty League games scheduled Tuesday night Hall turned aside 26 shots in St. Louis' 5-0 victory over the Los Angeles Kings, while Montreal blew a two-goal lead, but rallied for a 6-3 decision over the Minnesota North Stars. St. Louis now leads the West by 14 points, and Montreal increased its edge over Boston, second in the East, to three. Hall's shutout was his fourth of the season. St. Louis wrapped it up in a hurry, with Gary Sabourin, Ron Schock and Red Berenson scored 1 in a four-minute span of the first period. Noel Picard and Frank St. Marseille added the other two. The Canadiens blew a 2-0 lead to the North Stars, fell behind 3-2, then rallied. John Ferguson tied it at 3-3 and Yvan Cournoy er's second goal of the game put Montreal ahead to stay in the middle period, 4-3. Cournoyer also had an assist to go with his tow goals, Fergu son had a goal and three assists and Jean Beliveau had a goal and two assists. WANTED REAL ESTATE LISTINGS We have Mfyers for TOW home ftt A fair price. Coll Us Dial 242-0251 WILLIAMS & RICHARDSON Realtors SIS 8. 10th 16 and 10. Second Baptist outclassed Logan No. 1 in picking up a 54-47 win. Scoring leader for Second Baptist was Merriman with 22 while Karnes helped out with 17. For Logan No. 1, Richardson had 14 and Greene 10. In four games played! at Dodds last Monday night, Lebanon downed Pleasant Hill 63-49. Second Baptist bowled over Presbyterian 72-52, St. Mary's tripped First Methodist 49-42, and Wesley Swamped First Community 84- 45. Following is the schedule of games to be played Thursday, Jan 9. At Casey Jr. High 6:45 Wesley vs. First Presbyterian 7:45 Faith Lutheran vs. First Methodist 8:45 Ina Freewill vs. First Community At Summersville 6:45 Spring Garden vs. First Baptist 7:45 West Salem vs. Epworth Methodist 8:45 Meadowbrook vs. Central Christian. By DICK COUCH Associated Press Sports Writer Illinois took its 10-game winning streak to Lafayette, Ind. . . . and went down before the Mount. Rick Mount, Purdue's slick shotmaker, exploded for 37 points Tuesday night as the Boilermakers dropped the nationally fourth-ranked Ulini from the dwindling unbeaten ranks 98-84. Illinois' first setback left only three major college teams with perfect records ... top-ranked UCLA, No. 3 Santa Clara and No. 10 New Mexico State. Once-beaten, sixth-ranked Davidson, only other Top Ten team in action Tuesday night, pulled away in the second half and trimmed St. Joseph's, Pa., 83-69 at Charlotte, N.C. Mike Maloy and Jerry Kroll divided 40 points in leading the Wildcats to their ninth victory. Sophomore Ken Durett's 25 points paced 11th ranked LaSalle to a 103-84 victory over Creighton and Temple blasted Pennsylvania 107-83 behind Joe Cromer's 35-point binge in a doubleheader at Philadelphia's Palestra. Marquette, No. 20 in the latest Associated Press poll, squeezed past Chicago Loyola 65-64, Bradley nipped Memphis State 68-67 and Providence downed St. Bonaventure 70-59 in other top games. Mount, the Big Ten Conference's top scorer last season, shot 16 for 24 from the field and combined with soph George Faerber for 11 straight Purdue points in a second half rally that floored the Illini. Faerber and 7-foot Chuck Bavis shut out Greg Jackson, Illinois' 6-foot-8 center, who managed just two points on a pair of free throws. Davidson made up an early seven-point deficit, grabbed a 32-30 halftime edge on a basket by Mualoy and then wrecked St. Joseph's with a 61 - point second half burst Mike Hauer topped the losers with 28 points. Trailing 61-60 with 12:50 to play, LaSalle ran off nine straight points and breezed to its 10th triumph in 11 games. The Explorers' Bernie Williams scored 22 points to reach the 1,000 career mark. The Bluejays got 23 apiece from Bob Porbnan and Wally Anderzunas. Cromer sit of 14 of 22 shots from the floor and seven of seven from the foul line as Temple, 7-4, raced past the Quakers with a 56-point second half surge. Marquette blew a 10-point lead in the last four minutes at Milwaukee before sophomore Dean Meminger's 15-foot jump shot with three seconds to play gave the Warriors their ninth victory against two setbacks. Meminger scored Marquette's last four points for a game-high total of 26. VICTORY RUN — Lee Trevino exulted ac he aank a birdie during final round of U.S. Open at Rochester, N.Y* in June. He took title with four tub-par rounds. Replacement Plans Indefinite Patriots Relieve Holovak After 2 Slumping Seasons After Disastrous Bowl Losses Seastern Coaches Clamor For More Scholarship Grants By LARRY ELDRIDGE Associated Press Sports Writer Boston (AP) — After two sea sons of mounting fan discntent it was Godbye Mike fr real today with the announcement that the Boston Patriots had fired their long-time head coach and general manager, Mike Holovak. The former Boston College star, a fixture with the Pats since the inception of the American Fotball League in 1960, had an over-all record of 52-46-9 in his nearly eight full seasons at the coaching helm. But he became the target of increasing boos and catcalls as the team slumped in the past two seasons. The decision to relieve Holovak of his present duties was reached by the 10-man board of directors at a Monday night meeting, but the announcement was withheld until Tuesday so that club President William H. Sullivan Jr. could inform him personally. Neither was immediately available for comment. Holovak is in the midst of a five-year contract which runs through the end of the 1971 season, and the Patriots said he would be offered another job in the organization, the nature of which will be determined soon. A spokesman said there was no immediate indication from Sullivan or other high officials where the team was seeking separate individuals as coach and general manager or planned again to hire one man in the dual capacity. The fate of Holovak's five as> sistant coaches was another question, although the spokesman said the team was happy with all of them. Holovak, 48, starred at halfback for three years with Boston and after service in World War H spent three years in the National Football League with the Los Angeles Rams and the Chi' cago Bears. He later served for nine years as head coach at BC compiling a 49-29-3 record 1 , before being tapped by the Patriots as the first executive they hired when the team and the AFL were be- 1960 season. Starting as director of player personnel, Holovak succeeded Lou Saban as head coach on Oct. 10, 1961, and at the end of the 1966 season he signed his present five-year pact as coach and general manager. East-West Hockey Bout Hull, Howe, Orr Prime Choices For Alt-Stars SEE JAMISON FIRST M IDEAL RETIREMENT HOME 2 Bedrooms, liveable lower lever, oil furnace, excellent neighborhood. COSY 3 BEDROOM room. 2903 Logan; wooded area, patio, oil heat, carpeted living NEW LUXURY RANCH — Completely carpeted — even the kitchen, two elegant baths, double garage, built-in range and dishwasher, gas heat, contrail air. Approx. 30 acres, East highway, modern residence and barn. 20 acres, route 148. 30 acres, McClellan Twp. modern home with basement, gas furnace, barn, good pond. 15 acres near Sportsman's Club, Field Twp. Approx. 49 acres on highway near Drive-in Theatre; no buildings. FOR OTHER HOMES OR ACREAGE CALL 242-0372 JAMISON REAL ESTATE Salesmen-BOB SHAW - MIKE DAVIDSON NEW YORK (AP) — Chicago's Bobby Hull and Detroit's Gordie Howe, 1-2 in the National Hockey League scoring race, and super defenseman Bobby Orr of Boston were unanimous choices among 24 standouts selected today for the NHL's first East-West All-Star Game. Hockey writers in the 12 NHL cities selected 12 players in each division for the 22nd annual AU-Star classic, to be played in Montreal Jan. 21. Stars from the East Division will oppose standouts from the expansion West Division for the first time. The old All-Star format matched the defending Stanley Cup champions against stars from the other clubs in the league. St Louis Coach Scotiy Bowman, the West pilot, and former Montreal Coach Toe Blake, who will direct the East squad, each will name seven more players later in the week, completing the 19-man All-Star squads. Hull, Howe and Orr topped the voting in the East, drawing the maximum 90 points apiece, while St. Louis center Red Berenson headed the West team with a total of 86 points. Joining right winger Howe and left winger Hull on the East's top forward line is Boston center Phil Esposito. Toronto veteran Tim Horton followed the 20-year-old Orr in the de- fensemen balloting and New York's Ed Giacomin nailed the goaltender's berth. Jacques Plants of St. Louis is the West's No. 1 goalie, with teammate Al Arbour and Los Angeles' Bill White on defense and Minnesota right winger Claude Larose and Oakland left winger Gary Jarrett flanking Berenson. Other East team selections are goalie Gerry Cheevers of Boston, defensemen J.C. Tremblay of Montreal and Pat Stapleton of Chicago, right winger Bob Nevin of New York, center Jean Beliveau of Montreal and left winger Frank Mahovlich of Detroit The second six in the West voting were goalie Glenn Hall of St. Louis, defensemen Ed Van Impe of Philadelphia and Elmer Vasko of Minnesota, right win­ ger Bill Hicke of Oakland, center Ted Hampson of Oakland and left winger Danny Grant of Minnesota. By WILL GR1MSLEY Associated Press Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Deep South football belt, once the scourge of the bowls, is yelpirig with pain after the most disastrous major bowl setbacks in its history. Southeastern Conference coaches are clamoring for more athletic scholarships for more athletic scholarships or, in lieu of that, a national ceiling on grants-in-aid that can be given chested linemen. "If we are to compete with schools that have 50 scholarships a year, we should have 50," said Paul "Bear" Bryant, whose i Alabama Crimson Tide was mauled! by Missouri in the Gator'Bowl 32-10. As members of the Southeastern Conference, Alabama and Georgia are allowed 40 grants- in-aid; a year for football talent Missduri of the Big Eight, ;ets 45 and Arkansas is permitted 50. For years, the Southeastern Conference has had a right to boast of its intersectional and bowl prowess. It has established an <• enviable record down through the years. However, this season, the Southeastern Conference had one ' ! of its most embarrassing post season experiences. The top three powers lost to outsiders (although over-all the league finished 3-3. Last season, the Southeastern score was 1-4. In a period when universities as $ whole are pleading poverty over escalating athletic department cost, it is strange to find anyone asking for the privilege of jincreasing the number of scholarship grants. The number of scholarships necessary to field a representative] football team joined the debate over return to one-platoon foofball as one of the key subjects at the otherwise dull National Collegiate Athletic Association convention here. little hope is given for the one-platoon campaign at the meeting of the rules committee nejtt week In Palm Springs. Little; more is expected to be done about scholarships, now a conference or individual problem not regulated by the NCAA. If there should be a national ceiling, what is a reasonable figure? One suggestion getting popu- laj* support—particularly among the financially-pressed athletic directors—is that the number be 90 in a school at one time. The NCAA convention ends today. The chief issue before delegates is whether to keep the rule permitting; freshmen to compete in all varsity sports except football and basketball. The tip is that they will. NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Foster, world light heavyweight noxing champion, and Frankie De Paula signed Monday for a Jan. 22 15-round title fight at Madison Square Garden. $100,000 Tourney Casper Is Favored In LA. Open LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fifty-two professional golfers and 156 amateurs swarmed over the Rancho Municipal golf course Wednesday in the pro-am prelude of the $100,000 Los Angeles Open Tournament. On hand for official action going Thursday are Billy Casper, the defending champion and golf's leading money winner in 1968; National Open champ Lee Trevino, Arnold Palmer and Masters champion Bob Goalby. This is the 43rd annual Los Angeles Open. With the exception of last year, when the honor went to the Bing Crosby pro-am at Monterey, Calif., Los Angeles has been the kickoff start of the winter tour. Rancho's 6,800-yard, par-71 test has been the site for 15 of the tournaments. Early weather forecasts call for good conditions. Whether this will hold true through Sunday is something the sponsers can worry about. —: The entry roll is jammed with familiar names '... Art Wall jr., Chi Chi Rodriguez, Al Gieber- ger, Doug Sanders, Gardner Dickinson, Frank Beard, Don January, Gene Littler, Bobby Nichols and many more. Missing from the list are Jack Nicklaus, who usually does not start the tour —until the Crosby later this month, and South Africa's Gary Player, whose tournament competition is more limited than in the past. BOWLING COFFEE ft DONUT LEAGUE High Series: Pat Jones 515; Rosanna Schallert 482; Jan Loftus 456; Karen Bean 454; Dorothy Simmons 454; Dorothy Wielt 453. GOOD NEIGHBORS LEAGUE High Series: Johnetta Smart 495; Jinny White 484; Wllma Wright 470; Gloria Sinclair 460; Billie Sue Wilson 459; Mary Zin- zilieta 457. Standings: W L Jefferson Asphalt 38% ISM Olin-Wilson Phillips 66 34% 22% Eater's Sheet Metal .... 33 24 Bi-State Express 32 25 Rose's 29% 27%' American Welding 27 30 Vern's Standard Station 23% 33% Broadway Auto Body 23 34 Stan the Tire Man 23' 34 Tops 21 36 LADIES CITY LEAGUE High Series: Lindell LevaD 538; Phyllis Adcock 520; Betty McDonald 463; Lois Wimberly 458; Pat Bundy 453. Cliff Campbell Signs .... 38 19 Razorback Oil Co. ....... 31% 25y 2 Coca Cola 30 27 H & H 29 28 Security Bank 28 29 Lawrence Restaurant 26 31 East Side Lumber 23% 33% Jordans Furn. 22 35 67 Tuesday's College Basketball Results South Bradley 68, Memphis St, Midwest Purdue 98, Illinois 84 Michigan St. 77, Wisconsin 67 Michigan 89, Indiana 87, (ot) Kansas St. 95, Nebraska 72 Southwest lexas 63, Texas Christian 59 Eaylor 69, S M U 67 Arkansas 67, Rice 62 Texas A & M 85, Tex. Tech 84 W. Tex. St. Ill, Hardin Simmons 101 Far West New Mexico Highlands 69, Santa Fe Coll. 64 Arizona 89, E. Michigan 72 Seattle 79, Portland 54 Southn. Cal. Col. 93, Cal Tch. 71 Eradley 68, Memphis State 67 Marquette 65, Loyola 64 Knox 73, Cornell 64 Monmouth 98, Grinnell 79 Jllinois-Chicago 100, Geo, Wil Uams 54 Illinois St. 92, Stetson 91 Rockford 83; Eureka 74 Juniata 104, Dickinson 67 Cornell 70, BuckheH 68 Temple 107, Penn 83 OPEN HOUSE Friday & Saturday, Jan. 10 & 11 MCCULLOCH SAW DAYS -FREE- PRIZES & REFRESHMENTS (No Obligation) COME, SEE AND TRY The World's Lightest Chain Saw HOPKINS FORD TRACTOR Highway 460 East No clowns. No hoopla. No funny hats. This is an event for the serious car buyer. The man who has X number of dollars to spend and is determined to get his money's worm and maybe more. Come to a Chevrolet Showroom during our Value Showdown. Ask the man to show yoq, on paper, how you can order most any 1969 Chevrolet with a big V8 and automatic transmission for less than you could last year. Come in and spend some time. Dig, probe, ask questions, take notes. You owe it to yourself to be thorough. Go for a drive. Get a free sample of Chevrolet's luxurious full-coil, cushioned ride. Shut the windows and see how fresh the interior stays, thanks to Astro Ventilation. Feel the kick of the biggest standard V8 in our field. Then go down the street or across town and see how we stack up against Those Other Cars. We think you'll wind up with a Chevy. More people do, you know. Putting you first, keeps us first is on r \

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