Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on January 24, 1969 · Page 10
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Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Friday, January 24, 1969
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THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON. ILLINOIS FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 1969 Namath Quitting At 25? Joe Claims Legs May Cause Hint To Retire Unbeaten Logan 2 Gets By Meadowhrook, 39-37 In a three* game slate at Dodds last night, Spring Garden wallopped Pleasant Hill, West Salem, tripped up Park Avenue, and Logan No. 2 edged Meadowbrook . Spring Garden jumped back on the winning track as they easily handled Pleasant Hill 7241. D. Bernard took game scoring honors for the winners as he bucketed 27 markers. Settle added 18 while Fitzgerrells had 14. For Pleasant Hill, Riley was the only man in double figures with 12. West Salem outscored Park Avenue 18-2 in the second period and then held on down the stretch to register a 49-42 win. 20 points by Bethard was high for West Salem as Mulkey and Griffin added 14 and 12. Lacey had 18 and McKenzie 14 for losing Park Avenue. League* leading Logan No. 2 received a real scare from Meadowbrook but escaped with a 39-37 win. Logan took a commanding 13-3 first quarter lead but was then outscored in each of the last three periods. Meadowbrook managed to tie the game up twice in the last few minutes but could never gain the lead. Church League roundball action at Summersville saw Casey Avenue hold off Wesley Methodist, Faith Lutheran spill St. Mary's, and Ina trounce Second Baptist. After being tied up at halftime, Casey Avenue outpointed Wesley by 9 in the third stanza and then held on to gain a 63-60 triumph. Tucker spearheaded the winning attack with 18 while Taaka and Jones had 15 and 14. For Wesley, Waller gun­ ned in 21 while Campbell chipped in 15. In a Monday night contest, Casey Avenue rolled over St. Mary's 80-47 behind the season- high performance of 42 points by Tom Jones. Hunt led St. Mary's with 12. Back to last night's action, Faith Lutheran utilized a well- balanced attack and took advantage of 20 St. Mary fouls to come out on top 49-40. For Lutheran, R. Korris netted 12 with Nathlich adding 11 and S. Korris and Maurer throwing in 10 markers apiece. Settle topped S. Mary's scoring with 17 while Hunt and Little split 14 points. Both Settle and Hunt fouled out. A close game at halftime turned into a romp for Ina as they demolished Second Baptist in the last two periods to rack up a 63-43 victory. Adams and Eliot teamed up to lead the winning offense hitting for 28-23. For Second Baptist, Merriman swished in 18 while Satterfield added 9. All coaches of Church League teams are asked to call 242-2591 sometime this weekend and report their team's record so that complete standings may be printed. Following is the slate of games to be played next Monday, Jan. 27. At Summersville 6:45 Central vs. Logan No. 1 7:45 Epworth vs. Lebanon 8:45 First Community vs. First Methodist At Dodds 6:45 Logan No. 2 vs. West Salem 7:45 Wesley vs. Spring Garden 8:45 Faith Lutheran vs. Ina AM-MASTERS HIGH LIGHTS SCRATCH LEAGUE League leading Opal's Cafe continued their slwnin, losing two of three games to Duncan OUli Co. Web 'Grandpa' Pearson was high for the winners with a fine '580' series. J. T. Stanford also contributed a '212' game for Duucan Oil, Bob LinviUe was high for Opal's Cafe with a '540' series. Lams also had a bad night Missing the services of Jack 'Legs' Gaunt, who has been loaned out for the week, for a good cause, lost two games to Canteen, Frank Huston was nigh for the Canteen five with a game of '203' and a '547' series. Floyd Rumsey shot a very fine series of '618' with games of '223', '221. George Bailey also had a nice *208' game for Luros. One Hour Martinizing dropped a pair of games to Mt. Vernon Neon Sign. Steve Starkey was high for Mt. Vernon Neon with a '208' game, and a '517' series. Art Hermann contributed a '512' series also for the winners. Maxle Reynolds was high for One Hour Martinizing with a '516' series. Woody's '66' shaded the Petroiane Keglers, taking two of three games. Ken Flowers was high for the winners with a '541' series. Jim Wllbanks had high series for the losers with a '549'. Woody IJicks followed close with a big '231' game for a '545' series. STANDINGS Won Lost 14 Vl 26 Vt 29 33 82 So'/i 38 Vi 44 Opal's Cafe 4814 Lums 36 Vt Woody's '66' ....... . „ 34 Canteen , „ 31 Mt. Vernon Neon Sign , 81 Duncan Oil V>y% One Hour Martinizing 26 Vt Petroiane , , - 19 BEFORE AND AFTER BOWLING VISIT THE LAWRENCE Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge STEAKS — CHOPS — SEA FOODS — LUNCHES —Entertainment Nightly— 319 Salem Road Phone 242*5865 By MIKE RECHT Associated Press Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP)-Only Joe Namath could top Joe Namath when it comes to startling the pro football world, and Broadway Joe has in mind quite an encore for his Super Bowl triumph with the New York Jets. Namath, pro football wonder boy at the tender age of 25, is talking about retiring. Don't laugh. Remember Sandy Koufax and Jimmy Brown Although he is the sport's No. 1 star with a bushel full of money and maybe more Super Bowls ahead of him, he listed some pretty good reasons for getting out now, while he still is on top. "The legs are the main problem," he said, reaffirming a simple off-hand comment Wednesday that he is considering the possibility of retiring. And there have been several very attractive business and entertainment offers that followed his direction of the Jets to their stunning Super Bowl upset over the Baltimore Colts that made him the most attractive personality in sports. Namath's retiring thoughts put a damper on any celebration Weeb Ewbank might have considered after singing a new contract earlier Thursday as coach and general manager of the Jets. There had been some speculation that the 61-year-old mentor might give up the coaching reigns, but that would have been nothing compared to any idea that Namath might retire. Brown, Cleveland's great running back, shocked the sports world by retiring before the 1966 season for a movie career. Koufax, baseball's superstar, after pitching Los Angeles to the pennant in 1966, retired because of a painful elbow ailment. "You have to make it while you're on top before you get destroyed," said Namath, who has been bothered by knee trouble in both legs since his college days at Alabama. He has undergone three operations on them and still plays in pain. "It's been a long season and with rest they might be better," Namath said. "But the way I feel now, retirement is something that has to be considered. He denied that retirement talk might be a means toward getting a better contract from the Jets. "If I can 't play, I can 't play. I'll just be physically not capable. The doctor will have to decide that," he said. One thing that Namath will consider is his teammates. "There would be a sense of letting them down if I quit," he explained. Namath said he already has told Ewbank that he js considering retiring. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MADRID (AP) - The Spanish Boxing Federation said to day it plans to ask the World Boxing Council to suspend George Smith, the Scottish ref. eree, who ruled Johnny Famen- chon of Australia the winner over Spain's Jose Legra in their world featherweight title bout Tuesday. Roberto Duque, president of the federation, said Smith had committed a great mistake in his decision: VICTORIA, B.C. (AP) — Russia's national hockey team whipped the Canadian national team 8-3 Wednesday night for the Russians' third straight vie- tory on their Canadian tour. PARIS (AP) — Roquepine, France's great trotting mare, will be seeking a record fourth victory in the Prix d'Amerique Sunday. This is Europe's richest race for trotters. MUTUAL FUNDS Joe Namath Rose Competitors Get About $200,000 Penn State Keeps $330,000 From Orange Bowl Tilt By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Penn State came out of the ytar end football bowls the big w'niier, both on the scoreboard and at the bank. As an independent university it keeps all of its share of about $S?«0,000 from the Orange Bowl where the Nittany Lions defeated Kansas 15-14. Kansas must ^hack up its $330,000 with the Big Eight conference, a rule that applies in one form or another for all the other conferences. No exact figures are ever announced on the Rose Bowl, the bjggest and richest of them all, but with a sellout crowd of 102,063 and a rich television con tract, the Big Ten and the Pacific-8 are each reputed to get fiDund $1 million. The Big Ten divides its share up 11 ways, two parts going to the team that played, and one to each other conference member. This amounts to about $100,000 per share. The Pacific-8 divides its portion equally among the eight conference schoolh. In the Recreation-Travel TV A Fishing Excitement Has A Year-Round Run Rose Bowl, Ohib State dumped Southern California and O.J. Sinpson 27-16. In the Gator Bowl, each team eceived about $190,000 but Mis- sjiri, the winner over Alabama 351C, must share its prize with others in the Big Eight and Alabama must split with members of the Southeastern Conference, with Alabama keeping $115,000. In the Bluebonnet, where So.ithern Methodist took a saueaker from Oklahoma 28-27, the team shares were the biggest ever, about $192,000 with SMU keeping $100,000 and sharing the rest with Southwest C inference teams. Oklahoma's Rig Eight counterparts were alsr cut in. The previous record »vas $160,000 each to Texas and Mississippi in 1967. The Sugar Bowl was a rich one. Here Arkansas beat Geor <?ia 16-2 and each repprtedly got $2*0,000. Georgia kept $115,000, with the balance split among Southeastern Conference teams while Arkansas kept $100,000 and split the rest with the Southwest Conference. The Cotton Bowl also was lucrative. Texas and Tennessee each received about $300,000. Texas kept $100,000 and divided the balance into eight shares, with seven going to Southwest Conference members and the eighth to Texas itself. Tennessee kept $115,000 and split the rest with the Southeastern X- -X- -X- By JIM CROSSLEV It's a familiar scene. The ice is like a bee swarm of humans. Clad in hooded parkas. . . clustered about small holes. . lucKy ones inside heated shacks. . . snowmobiles roaring. . . . kids scampering. That's ice fishing, one of winter's compensations in northern states. Here's news for the ice people. They haven't a glimmer of what winter fishing is really like if they haven't tried it in the TVA lakes. Gradually becoming the great holy place for American fisher- j.ifn, the Tennessee and Kentucky lakes never shut down. There's no permanent ice cover and no closed season. Harold Werthington, a guide at Laice Cumberland in Kentucky, had parties out more than 350 day last year. This area is just sitting there waiting for visitors. It is within a Jong day's drive (500 miles) tor 70 million Americans and a half day's drive (200 miles) for 10 million. -o- -o- -o- Tennessee anglers, naturally, think they suffer hardships when they put on longies and a heavy coat to harvest the tadwaters of the TVA dams, say, picking up in a day a eoiiple dozen sauger, a delicious Orst cousin of the walleye. The rigors are nothing compared to ice fishing and some midwinter days are delightfully wa>m. And what fish. Bob Burch, of the Tennessee Game and Fish Commission, reports great success in the recent propagation of muskie. Another growing giant up to 23 pounds — is a species that as yet has no name, a cross between the while baess and saltwater rock, fish. A Loch Ness monster cal- x'd the southern striped bass reaches 18 pounds. A year's survey of one single lake, Kentucky, disclosed that sport fishermen caught 3.5 million fish here. The fabulous variety in this wide complex of river impoundments that extends into four states sounds like a biologist's encyclopedia. There are three kinds of black bass and even sturgeon. Trout ?ook like wrestlers, The giant catfish are actually frightening. These waters account for most of the records in the book. -O- -O- -0- Those who would travel to A DAY'S CATCH of sauger. The TVA lakes are just beginning to come into their own as a paradise of winter fishing. this piscatorial heave for several days of winter fishing will have to pioneer . It isn't organized for outside sportsmen as it's bound to be some time in the future. Best bet is to go to Nashville to get the bearings. That's the central point. Check in with the Tennessee Game and Fish Commission to find out (1) where the best current action is and (2) where to phone to arrange for lodging. Access to the lakes is strictly controlled. There are a limited number of Codings. One precaution: You must have a guide. The lakes are so big and local fishing techni- qes so varied that you'd be wasting time otherwise. Jigging — a southern - fried foim of tortue in which both arms stiffen at right angles to the body after a few hours — is a favorite method. However nonretractable arms are z cheap price to pay for such winter delights. NOTICE ROOF TROUBLE? No Job Too Small Or Too Large. MIDWEST RFC CO. 244-1907 SPORTS SHORTS • FLINT, Micb. (AP) — An '"• Olympic-style speedskating championship scheduled in Flint . this weekend has been canceled > because of warm weather. The meet was to have featured about 70 of the top men and women speedskaters in the United States. TORONTO (AP) — The To- ! ronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League Wednesday announced the signing of back . James Franklin "Dickie" Moore of Western Kentucky University. { Coach Leo Cahill said Moore, 22, has been given a two-year . contract and a bonus for sign- ' ing. "We've been in touch with t him since his sophomore year.' 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