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2—B THE REGISTBR^NEWS — MT. VERNON. ILLINOIS TUESDAY, JANUARY 28, i960 77-Rouiy Marathon ^. • aa .« p ««»* Pro Grid Scouts rt NEW YORK (AP) — Pro football's talent hunters put their scouting reports on the table today as the annual college draft —a 17-round marathon-^-got under way at ^ midtoyyn hotel. The owners, general managers and '<coach.es of the 16 National > Football - League and»10 American:.Football League clubs hoped to complete their selection lists in two days time. They were reconciled to a much longer wait before realizing the fruits of their endeavor. Of 'the 442 graduating college stars to>be;snapped up in the two*: leagues'.. ?thirdc combined draft, less, than, half figure to win jobs this summer at the AFL, and. NFL training: camps. Injuries will scratch some of the rookies, but.most of the dropouts simply won't have the ability... to make the big, jump to the hard, knocks of, the pro game. .Last year, .the pro clubs spent more than s ?4, million, scouting and signing rookie prospects. Cincinnati's AFL, expansion team , opened. its first season with 23 .first-year men on the Coster... Los. Angeles and New Orleans of the NFL went with just two apiece. , As it turned out, the 1968 rookie crop was one of the best in re- 1 cent years. ! - Detroit's' Earl McCullouch, Atlanta's Claude ' Humphrey, Philadelphia's Tim Rossovich and- Cleveland's Marvin Upshaw, all No. 1 picks, had standout freshman,! seasons in ,the NFL. Bob Johnson of Cincinnati, Miami's Larry Csonka, Kansas City's Mo Moorman and Buffalo's Haven Moses were among the first round choices who clicked in the AFL. However, running back Paul Robinson of Cincinnati and defensive back George Atkinson of Oakland emerged as the. best of the AFL lot. Robinson was the Bengals' fifth pick in the draft and Oakland didn't tab Atkinson until the seventh round. The world champion New York Jets got plenty of mileage from offensive tackle Sam Walton, their No. 3 pick. But their top choice, touted fullback, Lee White, injured a knee in the first game and was lost for the remainder of the season.... The stakes were high—and the risks heavy — as the pros gathered. around the draft table this morning for another stargazing fling. O.J. Simpson, Leroy Keyes, Ted Kwalick and Co. have proven themselves in the college game. But the pro proving grounds still lie ahead. SLEDGE JUMPING ls>« serious? sport that can; dangerous,- but these, participants .show a sense of humor with their getup and rig. They took part 1ft: the tradl* tional Gaissach, Germany, woodcutters' sledge jumping tournament. <*nt To Hear All ideas' KftL Founder Discusses Phi Fotiball Realignment Not An Average Golfer Archer Is Victor In Crosby Pro-, By.DENNE H. FREEMAN ssoclated -Press Sports Writer DALLAS, Tex. (AP)—Lamar Hunt, the founder of the American Football league,; is open to the .floor for suggestions on thii realignment business with the National Football League., , VI.,don't have any real strong feelings one way. or; the. other, but I feel it is very important for pro football in the final producti to have two, entities in the -mind of the public battling toward, a championship game," said Hunt, a member of. a six- man c committee studying realignment. \, He said "I think it would be a mistake to go to one single league and' call it the,United Football League or something with, an Eastern versus Western Division playoff. >"The Super Bowl format is goodc;It stimulates tremendous interest. Most persons in foot- balL realize we have something very good;. • •,.: /•'But > I; want to hear all the ideas before I make up my mind. IJOIQW that Miami, (AFL) would like to get some big name attractions in the Orange Bowl. It .only.„ averaged;„ 31,000. per game:last year.and would line to bring Baltimore and other teams, down. "For Kansas City, this doesn't matter. We had an average of 99'per cent attendance last year only playing > rinky dink AFL teams. , But. I can see where Phil Esposito High Scorer In NHL East Loop NEW YORK (AP) - Phil Esposito, whose superior play at center has helped Boston open a seven-point lead in the National Hockey League's East Division held ah eight-point lead today in the circuit's individual scoring race. Esposito boosted his totals to 30 gals and 43 assists for 73 points in last week's games while former teammate Bobby Hull maintained second place with 65 points on 31 goals and 34 assists. Hull and Detroit's Frank Mahovlich are tied for the lead in goals. Gordie. Howe of Detroit is third in points with 64 followed by Stan,Mikita of Chicago, the defending scoring titleholder, 58 and Alex Delvecchio of Detroit, another veteran, with 54. Red Berenson of St. Louis Is the only player from the West Division in the first 10. He is in eight place with 51 points. : Two other St. Louis standouts, Jacques Plante and Glenn Hall, continue to lead the goalies with an average yield of only 2.04 goals a game. the Jets would be a tremendous draw in an NFL town such as Pittsburgh which is having its pioblems.'" jjtfainteuance- Free! High quality, rugged, beavy-oaug* aluminum frame.,,, .... Fully weatherstrfpped, no metal-to-metal contact —*r .smooths quiet, rattle-free operation. Hardware included. Center screen optionaft Custom fitted to your home. By RON RAPOPORT > Associated Press .Sports Writer PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP). — Your average golfer doesn't generally, consider double bogeys and triple, bogeys blessings in -disguise. But then, George Archer isn't your average golfer. Sitting in an overstuffed chair while sipping; a short beer,< Archer was flushed with victory after carrying off,- ,the $25,000 first prize in - the Bing Crosby National Pro-Amateur > Golf Tournament; He shot, a : 71. Mon- ] day for a 283 total, five strokes under par. , One stroke back on the Pebble Beach course were Bob Dickson and Howie Johnson, who found missed putts costly, and third? round leader Dale Douglass, who got that close with a birdie on/the final hole.- ' -u .They were, that close only because of what had happened to Archer the day before. Playing the, back-nine/--of> the' Spyglass Hill, course*; Archer: got i bogged down i in sand on the 17th and 18th-holes and took a double and triple bogey. ., He came in-with three birdie putts and finished sat eyenppar; two , strokes - behind;.; Douglass and one in back iof Johnson. • "If I hadn't made double bo­ gey and triple bogey," the 29- year-old pro said, "I'd have teed off today with ^a five^-shot lead and: I'd have been scared to death.. Itfs the hardest-thing in the World toikeep a lead," Dickson' who turned 25 Saturday, shot one of the day's best rounds, a 68, but missed a tie for the lead when he blew a 10- inch putt while three-putting the 11th hole. ' •., . •-.'.,, '.- ,. i ;.s "It's, one of the shortest puts I've ever missed," he said. "I rushed it. I"guess I wanted to get it over with. - ••"I -have quite a record. I do quite well.in a tournament or I miss the cut. I've still got.a.long way to go and a lot to learn." .. Jack Nicklaus, at 71-7-287j-Bil­ ly.-'Casper at 70—290 and Arnold Palmer at 73-297.were weJU out of contention white young John Lots, shooting a 72, came up to take.fifth place at 285. Dickson and actor Jack Ging; won; the pro-am • best • ball competition with a 64 on MOTH day and a' ;257 total. Dickson added the' $3,500 first prize to | his winnings.-•••» Archer; fourth leading money with more than $150;000 on the tour last-year but still- not the best known of golfers;* now sets his sights on the : -Masters, U.S. Open and PGA titles. McDaniels to Phil. miW Oitka Is. Sent To Mike Ditkftiiflideleghted . v iiand Dave McDaniels is. *xcited/ ; It list «owtoiShow Wh&ta.change i>t jcen^yfinthejNational Foot- battjLengueiWlllrdo for you. • dfCphe Philadelphia Eagles Monday to?aad«d:.foBner 'All-Pro^tighb' end Ditka-to the DaUas Cowboys forr! i • untested p tsplit" ; , end.; i&ta* DaoJelSirprompting these eupho- rioufthcomments':-. j;t*.-.v nnvthmj? iDttkfc; M'dattt know anything aboatcit; but if it's true, I'm deMgWfldifnisls: "I'm txdcsJ McD«HieJjj: - 'mm? tealhexclted about going to FhHadelphia;, : .The main thing -ls.r that I will get a chanee toxplay^tv >a; ry Ditka i- was,- obviously . happy about oleaxiflg-tOUt of ,town;,)His battle, WithGoacrKSeneral Manager Joe Kuharloh was an open war. -lit ;facty: Ditka--had ? said publicly -he .would' never: again play'for the, Eagles,'iield. bosK ' (Sitka, 29fi an,, eight-year : JNFL veteran? hadhi^ brightest-years wlm the. Chioago .Bears. Before coming here two years ago in a trade for quarterback Jack Concannon, Ditka was Rookie of the Year in 1961 and four times a member,of .the All-Pro team. „ The. Eagles . were • apparentry building for the future in acquiring McDaniels, .23, a speedster from Mississippi Valley College Chosen as the Cowboys' second draft pick last year. McDaniels was a super prospect in college, where he set a National Association of Intercollegiate • Athletics' - reception mark of: 65 -passes. for. 1,236 yards and seven touchdowns in his junior year.„... The 6-4,r200-poUnd McDaniels sat out most of his rookie sea 1 son, behind .Bob Hayes and Lance Rentzel. V of mi But Syrim Team Is All >Aa|e ( ,• ; /'/rimer Will Get i Scholarship To U From Champion Colts New Coach Of Steelers Precision-Engineered, All- Weather Aluminum CombinationStormObbrs. TRIPLE, TRACK ? 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Noll said he was,on the phone | talking ,to prospective assistants minutes after,he; ,t'jok ; the -job offer from Dan Rooney, Steelers | vice presidents < :-, i • Noll succeeds JBill Austin, fired after posting an 11-28-3 record in three seasons/ .< Noll played, college football, at | the University of Dayton, than played guard and linebacker for | the Cleveland Browns. He was an.assistant coach,for the old Los Angeles'Chargers, a team that captured five of six Western-Division ' titles in the American Football League, and then went to Baltimore; : - • Noll was affablej laughing and I joking at his-news iconference until a. reporter jokingly--told him: "Get upandtell the crowd [the Steelers are going to win a division title this y earl"' ;> » l-s^I can't.:teiL ; a lie," Noll an- (swered, deadpan. , JACKSONVILLE,. Fla. : (AP) Cathie ( Ball, , pert 17-year-old high school senior, who holds two, women's w^rld swimming records, will be' given a scholarship by the University of Florida Athletic Association even though/ she can't join the Gators' all-male swim team. Athletic Director' Ray Graves announced, a drive to raise monkey from independent sources'as well as the association for the Jacksonville girl. "Even if she doesn't swhri competitively., again, t we would like to have her at Florida as a good-will ambassador, if nothing else," Graves said. "She is, an outstanding person as well as an outstanding athlete." ,- , . His first thought was. to offer Miss Ball an Athletic grant, but she wouldn't be-eligible for ei ther Southeastern.Conference or National Collegiate Athletic Association events. They restrict competition, tp, male students,. Cathie's immediate- reaction, upon learning of^the plan-feom an Associated Press" newsman; was: "I'd love it, but I want to hear him sdy it." .Graves called-soon after to assure her it was true. "I have to tell you I've made a-decision, to' quit competing irt swimming," -Miss ; Ball saidjj "Of course, ,-if.i I^change ,-roy mindi;I can,-always start training agaln.'%' ? : .> ,i- >•< -- i„. She hopes < to lead more balanced life, which she felt-was impossible under the rigorous swimming' practice) schedule she has maintained the past four years. •• <:<••: . a - <.• • If She wereiieligible taj-coro? pete., for the university'against men, she said she,couldn't quite visualize what,it would be -like. They are ,so much better,!' she said,u"I guess it would just be;, a. smear. I'd be scared to death."'! «• .: ; v.; i hi -;M rSHtt holdsrtwoiworld 'breaststroke records—1:14.3 for 100 meters and 2:38.5 for 200 meters. •! ..v-v? • v !?:•£. in V r /l In the*1968 Olynipiea? in tMejrf- oo,- she .won a gold medai-fonan aarlyixeiay^event, .ithan ; , became iiliand.finished fifth in her specialty. Xavier Cbqp/i Appears Bound For Saints 16b[ dNONNAT^ (AP) — Ed Biles has resigned as head football coach at Xavier University; and from all indications .he'3 bound for- the, New Orleans Saints ot the National Football League and an assistant coaching job. Biles, 37,,,sidelined all questions pertaining to where his new. "position, in coaching" would take him; saying only it would be. "out of Cincinnati and not' as a head, coach." However, the Cincinnati En-j quirer•* reported today it had learned he has been chosen to handle either the backfield or receiver coaching chores for the Saints. - - • . The guesswork began Monday afternoon-' after -Bites stunned a news conference with announce^ ment 'of' his resignation—and then declined to say where he was going. - %jim ,vf ox/Aw ABapfAttylgf&tipfSti* filter The iKjw^rfulr^Cl^v.JBruins, again.a unanimqus choice for flvst^pllu^'inri-^iaHt^ Associated jPress'a majort collegeribajiketball poll t takfr.on<.twoi teams with) OIH poslte recordsiwhefl; they 3 return to action on the West Coast this weekendtrcrn a. sutrsssfut' w .-: ;Back <teota a i .suecessfuld two* game.- tstandi.: -. t&$t<MMfo*st wher(enm^)fleieated»;Northwest- ernr and?,C3)i «agoo3UwJte4P ;ini- crease their^ecprdcftoi 14^0,; the Bruins meet?.California;. 10-4, Friday and [Stanford.!440; Saturday, bothgamea M home. v-•. i The Golden?Bears!niay turn out,not to be so ^gentle because theyuhaveiiplayBd.-well. and] two of/their four setbacks haye been by a -single pointy 70-71 to Gln- cinnati:and:74-73-.tO;; Washington. Another 'defeat - was•to Purdue* now.holding'down 14th place in the weekly, poll.:. •. ; ;i,• , UCLA was named the top team by ;all 38 members of-the AP's national- panel'.of- sports writers and'broadcasters in the latest balloting based -on games through last Saturday;;-'North Carolina, which faces Maryland, 5-10, Saturday, in its only game this week, remained in'second place.: The next four teams also retained their positions. They, are Santa Clara, Da<r vidson, Kentucky and St. John's of New 3for-k. t; , r Illinois, which. trampled ,15- ranked Notre Dame *> 91-57, ad-* vanced pne place to seventh and New Mexico State slipped bacK a-notch to eighth. ;LaSaUe held J ninth place whiIe r ,Villanova andj Duquesne switched positions; I the Wildcats climbing,, to 10th and. the Dukes dropping, to 11th Villanovai 13-2,! trounced De- troit'andDePaul-last'Week. Duquesne did not play until Sunday wheniit oeatr^t. Bqnaventurefor melted in the heat of a three- >ughery Scores tuimim Loss String; Rap » By, THE ASSOCIATED s PRDjSS : The Baltimore Bullet* ended their National Basketball Association losing streak just in time. -With all but; one*ha3£ game of their Eastern Division lead its (12th triumph against one setback Frank McGuire's South Carolina Gamecocks are the only new additions*to"-!the>>rankings. They took over 19th place while NotrerDame dropped out altogether Pur due?, a 102-79 winner over Minnesota.j-ralso gained; - considerable ground. , The Boilermakers, . 3,03-, moved up four places to 14th. \, The Top ,20 wtth-first.place votes, season,, records , through games of Saturday, Jan.-25 and points (for theiirst 15 picks, on a 20-18-16-14-12-1,0-9-8-etc. basis: 1. UCLA (38) ,., 2. North Carolina 3. Santa sClara 4. Davidson 5. Kentucky . 6. St. John's, N.Y. 7. Illinois . 8. New Mexico State 9. LaSalle , 10. Villanova 11. Duguesne 12. Ohio, State 13. Tulsa. 4. Purdue 15. Kansas 16. Marquette 17. Colorado 18. Columbia 19. South Carolina 20. Dayton Others receiving votes, listed alphabetically: Colorado State, Louisville, Notre Dame, Texas A&M. 14-0 13-1 16-0 14-1 12-2 12-2 12-1 16-0 14-1 13-2 11-1 11-2 14-2 10-3 14-3 13-2 14-2 13-1 10-2 13-3 760 664 549 461 402 365 347 344 229 173 164 153 118 87 71 «8 61 53 27 22 TOWN & COUNTRY LEAGUE ; High Series:?Dorothy Wisntew* ski 479; HarrietrKeUeydBO* Ann Benoist:436;;;Carrol Morganh426; EmmarBraddy 419; LaVin Brieseacher 410. - FELLOWSHIP •••1 f...'.-it , Standings: Woody's 66, 47 LEAGUE W Furn. 22 24 27 28 29 32 36\ 33 34% 34% 34 35 45 42 41 40 Endicott Rad. 1 Jeff. Motors Sandusky'.s . West. Auto 37 Rad, 2 Inland. Steel. Bi-State . ~. Tri-Co. Elec. ... Precision Nu Bowl Harpers Gas Petro .............................. 30 Razorback -i. 28 Harry's Mrkt 28 Jansehs 26 48 Br. Chev. ..................... 25% 43% 33 32 31 30 36 27 38 29 39 41 41 NITE OWL, LEAGUE , High i,5eries:? Pat .Jones; 574; Sylvia Morris 529; Dorothy Shafer 520; Janet Graham 489; Betty Hayes. 474i Judy Webb 459i Standings: W L FulfordJ Construction .... 44 19 Laird Jewelers 38% 24% Remnant <House --....'..'..i... 38 25 Harper's Gas for Less 37 game: losing streak, the Bullets pulled out'of-the sag with a 126106 victory over Detroit Monday night. It restored their, lead to one game over idle Philadelphia. In the only other NBA game played, the Seattle SuperSonics turned back the Milwaukee Bucks 128-107 in Tacoma;'Wash. Kevin Loughery poured in 37 points-and ladded 11 assists to lead the Baltimore attack.- -It was Loughery and Earl Monroe who keyed a 10-point Bullet string in- the third period ithat opened a 78-67 lead for Baltimore. - - Monroe, favoring a sprained left ankle, 1 was-held scoreless in the first half after picking up three quick personal fouls. But he 'got hot with eight- points in the final. three ; minutes of- the third.period and finished with 20 for the night in 26 minutes of action. • "•' • -,'' - ; Gus Johnson had 23 and Loughery hit on 16 of 26 shots for his 37. Dave Bing led the Pistons withi22. >••:: : ,.uur> Bob: Rule's:. 31-poirit output triggered, Seattle's success over Milwaukee. A jump shot by the big center at the outset of the second, period broke a 26-alI tie, and the Sonics led the rest of the way. -.- , n -: { '-,. Seattle boosted, .its'halftime bulge to 67-52 before the Bucks bounced backatandr; olosed.ito within 84-73, late in r the 1 third quarter. But the..Sonics opened the gap to,95-82 at the.end of the stanza and won going away. ./ Wayne-1 Embry. and Fred • Hetzel supplied ^most, of Milwaukee's scoring punch with 20 points apiece.. By 26 ... 36 27 .... 34 29 ... 31 32 .... 28 35 ... 26 37 Edward's Beauty.rSalon 23 40 Wayne's: Marathon 21% 41% Precision Eng. Co 21 42 Mug Drive In Musgrove Shoe Store Greyhound Cafeteria . Velma's Airport Cafe Broyles Senators BOSTON (AP) — Defensive I back John Charles of Purdue, the Boston Patriots''No. 1 draft choice in the 1967' American Football League draft, is. sched- V'od . to. ,'undergo surgery | Wednesday for, repair .of damaged cartilage in his right knee. . College Basketball, , THE ASSOCIATED PRESS • East - ; ~" Indiana, Pa. 92, Waynesb'g 66 Slippery Rock 65, Clarion St. 62 -South Miss. • State 73 ( - Georgia 71 Florida 88, ! Mississippi 66 Tennessee 81,' La. State • 68 " Kentucky'83', Alabama 70, OT VMI 99, Old-Dominion 93 Midwest Indiana 87, DePaul 66 ' Dayton 72, v Xavier, '< Ohio 64'» Ci-eighton 97, No. m\— 87 Okla; iSt;76; -Nebrasfal SZ So. 111. 73, No. Iowa. 55 . 1 Southwest v.,; Tulsa 104, No, Tex. State 94 ,i- • „-.. Far West.:.! Utah;.104, WestiTexgs St. ,82 Seattle 86, Texas-El Paso 74 1 ...fi-^ '4*iji^"r»n.'S—^- #hy are the: GidoS biiyS Jirst.iri.s ^li ;fKt,, witlis'rJ1ile ;fir^t 1 rt the hejifteb^ their cduhrtyrrieri? re first line ^ against High expense. ,vs s? • •• JtweiV! 't -flirt eitr*) CetatlthesaextrasatTi special lew price now .on a Pofara 2-tfoor or 4-docr hardtop: • Vlny^roof'In blaclr, whrt»,~ta»^B'»en» » stentfiftf top'' •.Wlritewall tfaft' r;;iri's « OMMisttwfmtl eotwtf^ #, Bumper juardt • lsri^e 'maMntt4 'iM«t#l9B»l »a^«f ! /r »f • Qutsid*; rerpoW-control rearvisw mirror • Bright trim package. ids QE, iHt VER!

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