Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on March 30, 1976 · Page 9
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SPORTS Hoosiers Earn Title PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Indiana Hoosiers were ' handed the No. 1 ranking at the start of the season, but that doesn't mean anything unless you can earn it on the court. They did—32 times. The "perfect" Hoosiers capped a glorious 32-0 season Monday night with a businesslike 8648 victory over Michigan in the NCAA finals, ending a long quest for college basketball's Holy Grail. "If we don't deserve to be national champions, then I don't know who does," said Indiana's superlative guard, Quinn Buckner. "We won all our games. What else can you do?" The Hoosiers survived several pitfalls on the road to the championship — including a mild mid-season slump that relegated Buckner to the bench. During this time, they Snapper. • Vacuums your lawn ' as you mow. • Large capacity bag between the handles. • Self propelled models have 6 forward speeds. • Rear-wheel drive. • Automatic freewheeling feature. All Snapper mowers meet A.N.S.l. safety specifications. H & H SPORTS 635 W. 2nd CARROLL struggled to beat Michigan twice by close scores. Despite what.Buckner called "peaks and valleys," Indiana made it through the Big Ten season undefeated, a performance that Michigan Coach Johnny Orr called "unbelievable." What happened thereafter was even more impressive. The Hoosiers, playing in one of the toughest regional tourneys in NCAA history, defeated St. John's, Alabama and Marquette to win the Mideast and advance to the gold-plated Final Four in Philadelphia. "It was very physical all through the Big Ten and just as physical in the regionals," pointed out Indiana strongman Kent Benson. "It was as physical as I can remember." UCLA's Bruins, the defending champions, presented no problem to peaking Indiana, in Saturday's semifinals at the Spectrum. The Hoosiers, who had beaten UCLA by a shocking 20 points on opening day, handled them with almost as much ease the second time. For a change, Benson and Player of the Year Scott May took a backseat to two lesser lights — Tom Abernethy and Bobby Wilkerson. Abernethy scored 14 points and shut down UCLA's Richard Washington and Wilkerson grabbed a career-high 19 rebounds. And Indiana won, 65-51. While the Big Ten champions were disposing of tall and talented UCLA, Michigan was belaboring Rutgers. Indiana's Big Ten colleagues handed the Scarlet Knights their first defeat of the season after 31 victories, 86-70, and set up a unique NCAA finale. It was the first time in NCAA playoff history that two teams from the same conference met in the championship game. "It'll probably be the last time in our lifetime that we ever see something like this again," said Orr. "Take a good look at it." Indiana's brightness didn't shine until after the Hoosiers Timei Herald, Carroll, la. Tueiday, March 30, 197e were hit by adversity. Wilkerson, one of the few starting guards in the country at 6-foot- 7, suffered a concussion in the early going and had to be carried from the court on a stretcher. "When Bobby got hurt we knew we had to go at it tougher," said Buckner. "Bobby's a big part of our team. We did go at it." Actually, the Hoosiers didn't really "go at it" until after the start of the second half. The Wolverines kept ahead of their Big Ten colleagues with a brilliant fast break and by intermission, led 35-29. Benson, a blond giant with a pacifist temperament off the court and a killer instinct on, blamed his first-half timidity for the Hoosiers' uncharacteristic performance before intermission. Benson pulled himself together in the second half — and in the process, pulled Michigan apart. The Ail-American center took charge of things, scoring 15 of his 25 points and collecting six of his nine rebounds. With the help of their tower of strength, the Hoosiers went from a 51-51 tie with 10:15 left to a 73-59 lead at the 3:51 mark. Indiana only had to run out the clock after that overpowering 22-8 burst. May also had a high-powered second half for Indiana, scoring 18 of his game-high 26 'points and pulling down all of his eight, . rebounds. "We just couldn't get the running game going in the second half," said Rickey Green, Michigan's high scorer with 18 points. "They were making their shots and we couldn't get the rebounds. We've got to get the rebounds to run. I think we ran pretty well in the first half and that was the difference." Orr, who almost beat Indiana during the regular season, found the Hoosiers much stronger in their third meeting — in fact, downright indestructible in the second half. "They played a great second half," noted Orr, bitterly disappointed. "I don't know what else we could have done." The splendid season matched the 32-0 perfection of North Carolina in 1957, the best undefeated record in NCAA history. "For two years, this (NCAA championship) has been our objective," said Indiana Coach Bobby Knight. "Not just this year, but for two years these kids have worked hard — and no one knows how hard any better than I do." Sports Glances Juniors, Seniors on Squad — -surf Photo Knights to Compete The 38th Annual Holstein Relays are set for Friday, April 2 and Kuemper will be one of the teams competing in Class AA. Other Class 2A teams include Ames., Sioux Falls O'Gorman, Creighton Prep of Omaha, Cherokee and Sioux City schools,'West, North and Heelan. Among area schools that will be competing in Class B are Glidden-Ralston, Bayard and Wall Lake. Player of Year Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has been chosen the 1975-76 National Basketball Association Player of the Year by the Sporting News. It was the fourth time the Los Angeles Lakers' center has been so honored by the vote of the league's players. The other times were 1970-71, 1971-72 and 1973-74. Players also chose Alvan Adams, center of the Phoenix Suns, as the NBA Rookie of the Year. Named to the first team were Rick Berry, .Golden State; George McGinnis, Philadelphia; Kareen Abdul-Jabbar, Los Angeles; Glances, See Page 10 Juniors and seniors on this spring's Kuemper's boys' track squad are shown above. Front row from left, Roger Schrad, Stan Romey, Bill Prebeck, Dave Schwaller, Mike Templemeyer, Mark Thielen, Tim Schoeppner and Joe McKone. Second row from left, Rick Friedman, Ryan Harnack, Craig Wittrock, Paul Ludwig, Steve Eischeid, Tom Kalkhoff, Rick Foley and Vince Otto. Third row from left, Tom Hannasch, Ed Staiert, Bob Ausman, Ken Nurse, Dave Staley, Kevin Tessmer and Doyle Engelen. Back row from left, Andy Knoblauch, Joe Evangelista, Mark Reicks, Brad Reiman, Tim Gradoville, Dennis Rutten and Mark Kloser. Benson Plays for the Glory of God PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kent Benson, the Most Valuable player of the 1976 National Collegiate Athletic Association basketball Championship, might best be described as a Dave Cowens in a college uniform. The 6-foot-ll Benson bulls to the basket and seems to have a nose for the ball, just like Cowens, the star center of the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association. Benson, a 245-pounder with the moves of a guard,' scored 25 points, grabbed nine rebounds and handed out two assists as he muscled the unbeaten Indiana Hoosiers to the national collegiate' basketball championship. Indiana crushed Michigan 86-68 Monday night to complete a march through one of the toughest brackets in NCAA tournament history. The Hoosiers beat four of the Top Ten ranked teams en route to their third title in eight postseason ventures. Both winning Coach Bobby Knight and loser Johnny Orr put the finger on Benson as the major difference between the two Big Ten rivals. Knight observed that Benson deserved the MVP accolade. "He played an outstanding game," said the Indiana coach. "He did an outstanding job on the boards. He got the ball for us." Benson, a junior from New Castle, Ind., didn't allow a little thing like a cast on his left wrist to deter him. He's been playing with torn ligaments, and has plans for an operation during the off season. And to hear Knight tell it, Benson has yet to reach his peak. "Benson has developed well at Indiana," observed Knight, who has encouraged the big guy to be aggressive. "He'll develop even more next year," Knight said. "He's done an outstanding job and he'll do even better," the coach advised. It's hard to envision Benson any better than he was against Michigan Monday night. He was devastating. Phil Hubbard, the talented Wolverine center, fouled out trying to stop the Indiana crasher. Benson scored 10 points in the first half as Indiana left,trailing 35-29. "It was just a matter of gathering myself (together)," Benson said. "I was a little tight in the first half. I knew I had to take the ball stronger to the hoop. I had to do my job rebounding and defending." Then, Benson provided the understatement of the night. "I guess I just played harder in the second half," he noted. Benson credits God with his development as the best center in college basketball. "Coach Knight helped me considerably, but everything I've done goes back to my faith in Jesus Christ. I played tonight (Monday) not for myself, or for my teammates, but for the glory of God. I get my emotional energies from Jesus Christ. He's my only audience. I try to play for him." More Sports See Pages 10,11 SOCIAL SERVICES FOR THE PEOPLE OF IOWA A summary of the Proposed Title XX Plan for the period - July 1, 1976 - June 30, 1977 INFORMATIONAL DATA The chart below provides you with the sixteen District Administrator's names, addresses and phone numbers as well as all county offices and addresses included in their Districts. To request a free copy of the detailed summary, or a complete copy of the proposed service plan ($3.00 a copy), make application for services, or have,your eligibility for service determined, you may write or call the office nearest you or call 1-800-362-2178. You may review the proposed plan and/or comment on the plan by way of the open hearings, visiting your local office, or calling the toll free number. The public comment period begins April 1, 1976, and will end May 15, 1976. Date, location, and time for at least one open hearing per District has been included on the chart below. Comments on the plan may also be sent to: Ms. Sheila Swanson Ms. Judy Kemmerer Iowa Department of Social Services Lucas State Office Building Des Moines, Iowa 50319 SOURCE OF FUNDS The approximate amounts of the total funds committed by source are as follows. These figures are e< 'imated expenditures during the initial program year (PY) of 9 months, and projected estimated expenditures during the second program year of 12 months. py 7^ py 77 (Program Year) (Program Year) 10/1/75-6/30/76 7/1/76-6/30/77 Total Federal Dollars Total State Appropriated to DOS County government Private Organizations Other State Match Total Match 25,199,876.50 6,420,180.50 1,857,556.00 271,796.00 40,000.00 33,956,250 8,387,391 2,642,077 223,436 65,754 33,789,409.00 45,274,908 NOTE; State and local matching requirements for most services are 25% of the total expenditures. $33,956,250 is the total amount of Federal allotment for which Iowa may qualify during program year 1977. WHO IS ELIGIBLE? All residents of Iowa who are in one of the following categories are eligible for services described here: Recipients of ADC or SSI and those whose needs were taken into account in determining the ADC Grant Recipients of Supplemental Security Income Other low-income people, whose family's income is below 80% of the median income in Iowa. Example: A family of four whose yearly gross income is $11,497. Through Department of Social Services staff, information and referral may be furnished to any resident regardless of income. Protective services may be furnished either directly .or through purchase to persons regardless of income. Residency requirements are prohibited. Fee schedules for homemaker services, foster care, and day care are under serious consideration. The decision of whether fees will be charged and the administrative details will be finalized by the Final Plan. Provision of service is contingent upon available resources. DISTRICT ADDRESS DISTRICT HEARING OECORAH-Maurice (Ed) Hover. 26 College Dr.. Decorah. la. 52101. Ph. 319/382-4231 MASON CITY-Jack L. Baughman. 1531 S. Monroe. Mason City. la. 50402. Ph. 515/4241637 SPENCER-John R. Stout. Box 1068. Spencer, la. 51301. Ph. 712/2625251 SIOUX CITY-Charles H. Sweeney. Jr.. Box 3063. SiousCity. la. 51102. Ph. 712/255-7923 FORT DODGE-Jose T. Gownder. Box 837. Fort Dodge, la. 50501, Ph. 515/576-3193 MARSHALLTOWN-Ross E. Orr. 133 E. Main. Marshalltown. la. 50158. Ph. 515/752-4668' WATERLOO-Nancy Jane Law, Box 2246. Waterloo, la. 50705, Ph. 319/232-6595 DUBUQUE-Jay D. Barfels, 1473 Central Ave.. Dubuque, la. 52001, Ph, 319-556.1945. Court House. Waukon. la.: Court House Annex. April 12.1:30 p.m. Elkader. la.: 113 N. Vine. West Union, la.: Box Decorah City Hall 117. Cresco.'la.; Box 286. Decorah. la. - Decorah. la. Court House. Mason City, la.: Court House. Charles City, la.: Box 58. Hampton, la.: Court house Annex. Garner, la.: Court House. Algona. la.: 509 State St.. Osage. la.: Box 303. Forest City, la.: 849 Central Ave.. Northwood, la. Box 367. Storm Lake, la.: Box 790. Spencer, la.: Box 246. Spirit Lake, la.: Court House. Estherville. la.; Court House. Rock Rapids, la.: Box 400. 'Primghar. la.; Court House. Sibley. fa.: Box 188. Emmetsburg. la.: 215 Central Ave. SE. Orange City. la. Box 986. Cherokee, la.: 2nd & Mam Sts.. Ida Grove, la.: 1009 Pearl St.. Onawa. la.: Box 630. LeMars. la.: 808 5th St..Sioux City. la. 515 Court St., Rockwell City, la.: Box 54. Webster City, la.; 16 Sixth St., Humboldt. la.: Court house. . Pocahontas, la.; Box I, Fort Dodge, la.; Court House. Clarion, la. Box 126, Grundy Center, la.; County Off. Bldg., Eldora, la.; Box 694. Marshalltown. la.: 81,9 Commercial. Grinnell, la.; 129 W. High St.. Toledo, la. April 22. 3:00 p.m. Mason City Dist. Office Mason City. la. April 21. 2:00 p.m. Farmers Trust & Savings Bank. 125 W. 4th Spencer, la. April 27.7:30 p.m. Morningside Library Sioux City. la. April 29, 4:00 p.m. Iowa Central Comm. College. Voc. Tech. Building-Room 1 &2 Fort Dodge, la. April 10, 10:00 a.m. Fisher Comm. Center Marshalltown, la. ' • ' 1340 Logan Ave,., Waterloo, la.; 107 ,3rd' St. SE, April 21.'10:00 a.m. Waverly. la.: Court House. New Hampton, la.: Court Comm. Service Bld^.. House. Independence; Box 306. Allison, la. Highway 218, Waterloo, la. ! Box 391, Tipton, la.; 102 S. 2nd St., Clinton, la.: April 20, 8:30 p.m. 214 S. Franklin St., Manchester, la.; 1473 Central Dubuque Building, Ave., Dubuque, la.; 201 S. Main St., Maquoketa, la. One Dubuque Plaza •. , : *; Dubuque, la., ' • DISTRICT ADDRESS DISTRICT HEARING DAVENPORT-Dennis R. Timmerman. 31416 W. J6thSt.. Davenport.' la.. 52804. Ph. 319/324-1021 CEDAR RAPIDS-RogerL. Reid. 4403 First Ave.. SE. Cedar Rapids, la. 52402. Ph. 319/393-8511 DESMOINES-WilliamC. Ketch. Box 99. West Des Moines. la. 50265. Ph. 515/281-5281 CARROLL-Richard E. Philpot, Box 367. Carroll, la.. 51401. Ph. 712/792-1515 COUNCIL BLUFFS-Arthur W. Anderson. 427 East Washington Ave.. Council Bluffs, la.. 51501. •Ph. 712/322-7725 'CRESTON-Marion'E. Thorpe. 625 W. Taylor. Creston. la. 50801. Ph. 515/782-8502 210 W. 2nd St.. Muscatine. la.: 808 W. River Dr.: Davenpojt. la. Box 454. Vmton. la.: Box 147. Marengo. la.; 911 N. Governor. Iowa City, la.: Court House. Anamosa. la.: 4403 First Ave.. SE. Cedar Rapids, la: Box 519. Washington, la. Court House. Boone, la.: 121 N. 9th. Adel. la.: Court house. Newton, la.: 110 W. Green St.. Winterset. la.: 305 E. Mam. Knoxville. la.: Box 756. Des Moines. la.: 900 6th St.. Nevada, la : 215 Salem. Indianola. la. Court house. Audubon. la.: 603 N. Adams St.. Carroll, la.: 1216 1st Ave. S.. Demson. la.; Court House. Jefferson, la.; Court house. Guthrie Center. la.; Box 188. Sac City. la. Court house. Atlantic, la.: Court House. Sidney. la.; Court house. Logan, la.; Court House. Glenwood. la • Court House. Red Oak. la.; Box 215. darinda. la.; 231 Pearl St.. Council Bluffs, la.: Box 126. Harlan. la. 132 SE Court Dr.'. Greenfield, la.; Box 262. Corning. la.: Box 377. Osceola. la.: Court House. Leon, la.: Court House, Mt. Ayr. la.: Court House. Bedford. la.: Court house. Creston. la. OTTUMWA-John L. Zum- wait, Box 899, Ottumwa, la. 52501, Ph. 515/684-4639 BURLINGTON-Dorothy M. Bliesener. 403 Witte Bldg., Jefferson & Main Sts., Burlington, la. la. 52601, Ph. 319/754-6561. N. 13th. Centerville. la.: 203 S. Madison. Bloomfield. la.; Box 987. Fairfield. la.;. Court House, Sigourney, la.; Box 735. Chariton. la.; Court House, Oskaloosa, la.: Box 166. Albia, la.; Box 22, 'Keosauqua. la.; Court House. Ottumwa. la.; Court House. Corydon, la. 512 N. Main St., Burlington, la.; Box 70. Mt. Pleasant, la,; 613 Sixth St.. Ft. Madison, la.: 627 Main St., Keokuk, la.; Box 136. Wapello. la. April 27. 2:00 p.m. Lend-A-Hand Center 105 Mam Davenport, la. April 20. 7:30 p.m. United Way Building 712 3rd Ave.. S.E. Cedai Rapids, la April 13. 7:30 p.m. North High School 501 Holcomb Des Moines. la. * April 20. 1:00 p.m. Iowa Public Service Building 804 N. Mam Carroll, la. April 23. 2:00 p.m. Fire Station Hall 4th & Mam Council Bluffs, la. Apnl29, 1:30 p.m. Fust National Bank Building. 101 W.Adams. Creston. la. April 28. 7:30 p.m. Ottumwa Dist. Office Ottumwa. la. April 27, 1:30 p.m. Southeastern Iowa Community College. , Room 121. 406 W. Burlington. Burlington, la. The National Goals for Title XX are: To achieve or maintain economic self-support. To achieve or maintain self-sufficiency (including reduction or prevention of dependency). To prevent or remedy neglect, abuse, or exploitation of children and adults who are unable to protect their own interests; and to preserve, rehabilitate, or reunite families. To prevent or reduce inappropriate institutional care. To secire referral or admission to or services for institutional care when no other form of care is appropriate. ' The services which will be provided to meet the National Goals are: Adoptions Alternative Living Arrangement for Adults Assessment Services Chemical Dependency Child Protective Investigation Child Protective Treatment Chore Services Commitment and Placement of Juveniles Day Care Center Emergency Shelter Employment/Education Family & Childrens Services—Health Related Family Day Care Home Care Family Planning Foster Family Home Group Care Homemaker Services Home Management Functional Education Housing Services In Home Day Care In Home Treatment Legal Services Meals (mobile/congregate) Mental Health Residential Treatment for Adults Residential Treatment for Children Sheltered Environment Sheltered Workshop SSI-Adults Protective Services SSI-Day Care SSI-Health Related Transportation Volunteers Administrative Support

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