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d Plaisted Baseball Rumor Mills Grind Busily Unhappiness BOB BALFE Sports Editor t Doesn't Show Executive Sports Editor OOOOfJOOOOOQOQfjSQf After acquiring the Montreal franchise, McHale's group approached the Atlanta Braves with the possibility of sharing the local stadium on a one-year basis until the Expos could work out an agreement in some other nearby area. That later was ruled out by the Braves, but probably Is being revived. McHale said any comment on that would have to come from Atlanta. One possibility is that the Braves and Expos could share the stadium here this year, after which, if the Braves were Interested in a move to Arizona, they might terminate their lease here by having the Expos take it over. "We would definitely be interested in training In West Palm Beach if the stadium were available," said McHale, "but as long as the Braves are there it belongs to them. What they might be considering for the future is up to them, and I don't want to be in a position of interfering in their affairs." The Braves have trained here for six springs, and now are in the early years of a new 10-year contract, arranged by McHale when he was president of the Braves. The camp includes auxiliary fields and a minor league team complex. Braves President Bartholomay said recently the club is well satisfied with the camp here, although Atlanta did drop the local franchise in the Florida S'ate League. That franchise has now been taken over by the Montreal club, which probably will pool with another major league system to provide the players here, but McHale said this arrangement had nothing to do with any possible spring use of the stadium by the major league Expos. The Daytona Beach report said the Expos already have six exhibition games scheduled In the West Palm Beach Stadium, but McHale said this tentative schedule was drawn up at a time before the Initial negotiations over sharing the stadium had ended. Atlanta's Braves to Arizona, Washington's Senators to San-ford, Montreal's Expos to West Palm Beach these were some of the geographical possibilities Wednesday out of baseball rumor mills. It was almost like musical chairs for area spring training camps, but speculation from a half dozen different sources was not completed discounted by any. The Braves will be at the West Palm Beach Stadium, and the Senators at Pompano Beach, next March and early April, but indications are strong that both might be in camps elsewhere in 1970. The Washington report was confirmed by Jeno Pauluccl, who Is attempting in partnership with Robert Short to purchase the Senators. They said the team would remain In Washington but Paulucci, a winter resident of central Florida, said the training camp definitely would be moved from Pompano Beach to Sanford if the sale is completed. The Sanford camp was once used by the New York Giants. In Atlanta neither William Bartholomay, Braves president, nor Paul Richards, Vice-president in charge of baseball operations, were available, but Don Davidson, traveling secretary, said the Arizona move had been talked but not by club officials. "Something has been written about it in several places," said Davidson, "but we have no statement. Paul is in Arizona now, because we have an Instructional League team there. "I do know," said Davidson, "that we are again talking with the Montreal officials about the possibility of the two teams sharing the West Palm Beach Stadium this spring, but there is nothing definite. "We are going on the theory that Montreal will be somewhere close by, and I have scheduled our first exhibition game with them on Friday, March 7." MIAMI A jet airliner roared over Miami Stadium Tuesday afternoon. A warm sun bathed the baseball field which is used by the Miami Dolphins as a practice site. A pile of orange dirt stood where second base should be on the infield and my thoughts turned momentarily to baseball. The way the Dolphins have been going this season It isn't hard to think about baseball instead of football. If the Miamians were unhappy over last Sunday's 34-28 loss to the Chargers in Oakland, they never showed it Tuesday. The players walked on to the practice field slowly. They wore shorts and T-shirts and carried helmets. Some still sat in the grandstand and in the home team dugout on the third base side. Some read letters. Some newspapers. But most talked among themselves about non-football things. Soon they, too, slowly started toward the field. Doug Crusan, the 6-foot-4, 255-pound offensive tackle, swapped his helmet for the crash helmet of a Miami policeman. The The Arizona rumor was echoed in Daytona Beach, apparently traced to a former associate of Richards in Arizona, and coincided with a story In the Daytona Beach News Journal that the Montreal Expos definitely will not train in Daytona Beach. The Expos have been in contact with Daytona Beach, along with Lake Worth and other cities, over camp possibilities. Time has about run out on the Lake Worth plan, since it would be almost physically impossible now to construct the clubhouse and grandstand seating facilities needed. John McHale, president of the Expos, told The Post by telephone Wednesday that he had not previously heard of the possibility that the Senators might leave Pompano Beach, and has had no further talks with either Lake Worth or Daytona Beach. "We were told by Mayor Johnson in Lake Worth that the city might be willing to spend a substantial amount of money to develop a park for us," said McHale, "but we never felt that we wanted them to spend a lot of money if we weren't sure we'd stay long." It was the same story in Daytona beach, which wanted a long term commitment In return for developing already exisiting The Palm r ' QM HINES MC DANIEL CSONKA Best Fishing Bet Locally the top prospects Is drift fishing for pompano in Lake Worth, south of Peanut Island, using sand fleas as bait. Spanish mackerel and bluefish schools are located in the area of the St. Lucie Inlet. The Inside Story Inside today's Post you will find Ed Buckow's fishing column on page C-3, Chuck Voorhis' golf column and a pro football column on page C-4, Robert Lipsyte's New York Times sports column and Biscayne Dog Tracks results on page C-2. cop, Jack Sullivan, was on the sidelines watching the drill. His walkie-talkie blared out police calls as he exchanged comments with other Dolphin players. Crusan with the cop's helmet gave an imitation of driving a motorcycle and let out with a soft "r-r-r-r-r-r-r-r-r" for the siren. Doug caught a glimpse of Coach George Wilson coming out of the stands and he put his Dolphin helmet back on and trotted on the field. Palm Beach Post, Thursday, Nov. 7, 1968 CI Beach Post Bucs pulled within 88-85 with 21 seconds left in the third period, but the Bucs led 90-85 going into the final stanza. Then the Floridians reeled off 13 straight points before the cold Bucs could get on the board. A jumper and free throw by Don Sidle cut the gap to 90-88 and the partisan crowd jumped to Its feet at 10:28 when Freeman fol George Displeased Floridians In Opener utes left In the first period. The Bucs rallied and took a 30-29 Hall crowd of 4,352, including ABA Commissioner George Mi-kan, watched the Floridians win their third straight game. The victory makes Miami 3-3 and puts it third in the league's Eastern Division. Les (Big Game) Hunter, 6-foot-7 forward from Chicago Loyola, led all scorers with 33 points. Don Freeman added 24 By ED PLAISTED Executive Sports Editor MIAMI (AFN) The Miami Floridians made their American Basketball Association debut a highly successful one here Wednesday night as they rallied from a 14-point deficit to score a 123 109 victory over the New Orleans Buccaneers. A Miami Beach Convention f.f Another jet roared over. Wilson watched his players work out under the warm sun. George puffed on a cigaret and paid extra attention to the drills of his linebackers. The Miami coach made no secret of his displeasure in the way his linebackers performed in the San Diego loss. The Dolphin defense, you may recall, yielded 239 yards on the ground for an average of five yeards a run. Wilson made two changes to Improve the situation he hopes for Sunday's game with the Bills at Buffalo. He said Ed Welsacosky, the former U-Miami Star, will start as a linebacker and he will replace defensive end Jim Riley with Manny Fernandez. Weisacosky was drafted by the Dolphins in 1966 but he signed instead with the San Francisco 49c rs. He was obtained by Miami on waivers from the New York Giants and has been Impressive, according to Wilson. "I'm not sure whether we'll use Ed in the middle or the outside," Wilson said after practice. "But he will start for sure against Buffalo." Who Weisacosky will replace isn't certain. Probably George wants to keep linebackers Frank Emanuel, John Bramlett and Randall Edmunds from getting complacement with the suspense. But Wilson has only kicker Jimmy Keyes available to fill in since Wahoo McDanlel got booted off the club for his Denver escapade two weeks ago. 1 Albanian Navy? I ' "' ;.'-? S ' , . - e' J r "Everyone keeps asking me what's wrong with our defensive line," Wilson said before I could pop the question. "Hell, what's wrong with the Albanian Navy? You saw those guys in practice. They look good pushing our own people around but in a game they seem to be moving away from the action. Maybe what we need Is a complete new look next year. Right now we have to play the personnel available. Everyone is looking for good linebackers." Wilson got one bit of good news Tuesday. Larry Csonka, the rookie fullback who Is the leading rusher, will be available for the Nov. 17 game with the Cincinnati Bengals In the Orange Bowl. Csonka suffered a second concussion In the San Diego game but doctors found no brain damage. Csonka will wear a special helmet fitted with air and fluid cells against Cincinnati. Larry, the former Syracuse Ail-American, has carried 92 times for 379 yards and a 4.1 average. He has also scored three touchdowns. Wilson recalled Csonka's Injury on Sunday. "He got hit in the same place as his first concussion," George said. "But Larry always hits the ground hard. When he runs he uses both hands to cover the ball. He either falls on his shoulder or his head. Either way, the impact is terriffic." "What about Jim Hines?" I asked Wilson. "Jim isn't ready to play pro football yet. Hell, he just got back from the Olympics and he must learn to catch, to use his speed anri control his body. And he still hasn't had any contact." All-Area HS Check List By CHUCK OTTERSON Prep Editor One of the major factors in Boca Raton High's 30-0 gridiron victory over Palm Beach Gardens was the play of Boca tackles John Young and Scott McKlnley. Just ask Gardens Coach Jim Plgott. "They did a whale of a job, both offensively and defensively," said Pigott, who nominated the Bobcat tackles to the weekly Post-Times Ail-Star Checklist of area gridders. Pigott also named Bobcat halfback Jim Agatheas, who rushed for 157 yards against the Gators. North Shore Coach Bill Hobson selected Roosevelt halfbacks Charlie Brown and Ron Burroughs "They both did a good job running the ball against us" and defensive tackle Alfred Minus "He played a good ball game, really put the heat on and made several tackles." Hobson also mentioned Maroon Devil defensive end Welcome Spence, who applied "much pressure" to the Mustang passer. Belle Glade Coach Red Jenkins was impressed with Jupiter defensive end Rick Hawe. "He was a thorn in our side all night long," said Jenkins. "We couldn't block him out." Henry Williams, North Shore's 225-pound fullback and defensive tackle, was the Mustang feared most by Roosevelt Coach Alphonso Sutton. "He gave us a lot of trouble," said Sutton. "We couldn't stop him on crucial plays and he plugged the tackle hole against our off tackle plays." Dan McCarty Coach Mick Viland nominated Palm Beach High halfback Paul Hodges "He's a hard boy to bring down" and Terry Henlnger, playing his first game at offensive end after being shifted from fullback "He did a fine job." Alfred Davis, rugged Martin County defensive tackle, drew praise from Leonard Coach Bill Burke. "He was all over the field," said Burke. "We couldn't block him out." Seacrest Coach Randy Cooper was impressed with Pahokee halfback Leopold Sterling "He looked good even though he didn't get a chance to run much; you could tell he was good" and quarterback James Hickman "He really Impressed me; he's hard to get hold of." Clewiston Coach Tom Roberts nominated Moore Haven tailback George Ball urn "He looked good running the ball" and quarterback Bill Whitener "He called a good game." Forest Hill monster man Ricky Graham was the Falcon who Dump for Miami, while teammates Ron Perry and Willie Murrell each added 19. Austin (Red) Robbins and Jim Jones each scored 23 points to pace the Buccaneers, now also 3-3. New Orleans seemed destined to spoil the opener as It built up an 82-68 advantage with 4:14 left In the third period. Suddenly Miami got hot and the Floridians Larry Rentz. The Florida defense stressed goal-line stands and, for the third day this week, worked on punt and kick off coverage. Films of Tuesday's scrimmage, Graves said, showed that the blocking and running of receiver Paul Mallska was the high point of the workout. Also cited for good play were guard Mac Steen and split end Ed Ha-ger. Hurricanes Take To Air MIAMI, Fla. (AP)-Quarter-backs David Olivo and Lew Pytel took turns with the throwing Wednesday as Miami'sHur-ricanes brushed up their passing in a no-contact drill for this weekend's game with Penn State. The Hurricanes will close out their home - field preparations with a light workout Thursday. The team is scheduled to fly to Harrisburg, Pa., Friday. Seminole Sellers Runs Full Speed lowed with a jumper to tie it 90-all. Seconds later Perrv put the Floridians in front 92-90 with a 15-foot jump shot. Before Rob-bins hit with a free throw with nine minutes left, the Floridians were in front 98-90. After that it was all Miami. Miami, sparked by Hunter's 12-polnt spree, raced to a 10-point lead, 26-16, with three mln- Lake Worth 4l; Charlie Brown, Roosevelt (4l; Sandy Cushman, Forest Hill (5): Eddie Robinson, Dan McCarty (5); dreg Dob-son. Carver (5i; Dennis Downs, Vero Beach (5); James Ben)amln, Lake Shore I5i; Leopold Sterling, Pahokee I5; George Ballum, Moore Haven 6 ; Alvonzo Clark. Kennedy 16). DEFENSE ENDS Rick Hawe, Jupiter; Keith Carter, Clewiston; Jack Prevail. Belle Glade (2); Welcome Spence, Roosevelt '21; Rob-erl Rease, Palm Beach I3l; Woody Larson. Seacrest (41; Todd Kouns, Foresl Hill '4i; Gary Parrls. Vero Beach (4i; Robin Robinson. Riviera Beach (Si; Gary Resmondo, Belle Glade (i; Ernest Williams. Seacrest (71. TACKLES - Alfred Davis, Martin County; Mike Brlnkman. Cardinal Newman; George Gamble, Hoosevell; Ed McGann, Newman 12'; Edwin Jaudv. Forest Hill (3i; Bernle Blanton. Vero Beach 131; Norm Seabrooks. Pahokee (41; Alfred Minus, Roosevelt (41; Henry Williams, North Shore (41; Gordon Readv, Seacrest (71. (UiAHHS Norris Hawkin. Gifford; Hla watha Plalr. Lake Shore; Danny Azerado, Riviera Beach (41. LINKBAKEKS Ray Havnes. Moore Haven; Rick Grisham, Forest Hill; John Slvdell, Pahokee; Lee Stevenson. SI. Andrew's (2l; Roger Howzell, Roosevelt 111; Dlson McCain, Dan McCarty 111; Dave Hardy, Jupiter (4i; Jack Turner, Palm Beach Gardens (41; Ronnie Mack, Seacrest (4l; Larry Locke, Kennedy (41: Harry Lan dreth, Foresl Hill (51; Mike Broyles. Rlvl era Beach (Si; Danny Kreidler, Clewiston (5l;CarlLucas,Jupller(7l. BACKS Skip Hall, Clewiston; Robin Bradbury. Palm Beach; BUI Zammll. North Shore; Clarence Jones, Riviera Beach: Bruce Williams, Lake Shore; Bulch Hall. Lake Worth; Greg Brown, Foresl Hill; Henry Branca. St. Andrew'!; Mickey McDonald. Palm Beach Gardens (21; Bud dy Wilder, Belle Glade 2i; Walter Frank Osborne, Pahokee Hi; Vlnce Colonna, Leonard (3); Butch Pink, Foreal Hill (51; Leon Jen kins. Seacrest (51. KH KEKS Jack LaBay, Lake Worth; Robert Mcintosh, Pahokee (21; Tom Plgna-lo.Seacresi ('21. lead at the buzzer. In the second period, the Floridians looked ragged and got into team foul trouble early. Skip Thoren and Gary Keller, Miami's 6-10 centers, each got nailed with three personals before the halfway mark of the quarter. Taking advantage of the free throws, the vlsitmar 0 e quar er. a ors built up an 11-point qread. New Orleans led 1 62-53 at the intermission. Thoren, a former Illinois great, and Keller, the Florida Gator star, tried to force hook shots but seemed frustrated by the defensive pluy of the Bucs' Red Robbins. Ron Perry, Miami guard, made only three floor shots but two of them were for three-point scores. The three-pointers were the first this season for the Floridians. COURT SPLINTERS: Radio Station WHEW, West Palm Beach, has Joined the Florkllan network with Dick Kumble calling the play-by-play . . . The New York Nets and Levern Tart, former West Palm Beach Roosevelt High star, meet Miami here Nov. 20 . . . ABA Commissioner George MIkan attended the opener . . . Rick Barry will be honored this Sunday when the Oakland Oaks come to town. Coach Ron Godfrey, U-Ml-aml, and his varsity basketball team will be on hand to honor Barry, former Hurricane superstar . . . Jaycee queen contest preceded game , . . Miami Military Academy color guard performed before game . . . Miami Mayor Stephen P. Clark tossed out the first ball. . . NKW ORLEANS MIAMI (i ! F T I H .15 l.'l (i F T Morpl'nd Kranz tyS 1.1 Murrell 9 11 21 Hunter 3 4 'l Thoren 5 B IS t'erry :..! i f-'reeman 14 ') II S 14 1.1 (i 11 W 12 II 24 Kobhlns S. Jones .1. Joni's Hullcp Davis g iversnn 0 Keller 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 .'I d 0 11 1 S 21 12 II 0 0 0 II 00 II III ij :i:i I'M 7 M'llf Touh i n .tt m spat ks InnlKer lolal ' OU.KIMM T: Morelaml. Three-pom! plavs: Sew Ol leans, 'ones; Miami, Pel TV 2. Marine Weather Small boat forecast for the Forida lower east coast through the Bahamas as far as Nassau and southward through the Florida straits Thursday. Seas two feet or less. Inland waters, smooth to Unlit chop. Carver Clips Central Carver walloped Central 53-0 In a Junior high football game Wednesday night. Carver 14 14 I 19 -8 Central I II C L. Grisby 22 run (Jones run l C Cornelius lo B. Grisby 14 pass (Jones run) C Cornelius 10 run (Cornelius run ) C Cornelius lo B. Grisby 7 run IL. Grisbv run I C Jones 3 run C Grlce24 run C Jones lo B. Grisbv 35 pass. C Cornelius to B. Grlsm 17 pass 'Robinson run I Palm Beach County Day School won its fourth flag football game without a loss by beating Glades Day School In Pahokee 12-6. Scott Dyess ran 20 yards for the first Palm Beach TD and Gregg Burkkemo returned a punt 80 yards for the second. Al Burgess, captain of Belle Glade, took a pltchout and ran .30 for his team's only score. RIVIERA BEACH - Forma: tion of a men's basketball league is planned at a meeting at 7:30 tonight at the Wells Recreation Center. Representatives of all Interested teams are asked to attend. JV Tilt On Tap Forest Hill's Junior varsity football team plays host to the Leonard Jayvees at 4 p.m. today at Kettler Field. liPITt'li'phntii REBOUND Piston Dave DeBuss- the first half of the Detroit-Seattle chere (22) and Sonics' Tom Mes- N.B.A. game Wednesday at De-chery strain for a rebound during troit'sCobo Arena. made the greatest impression on Riviera Beach Coach Lincoln Knowles. "He gave us some anxious moments," said Knowles. Forest Hill Coach Jerry Jacobs nominated several Riviera Beach players, Including middle guard Danny Axerado, defensive end Robin Robinson, linebacker Mike Broyles, tailback Jack Rhine and wlngback Mike Kellty. Cardinal Newman's outstanding players against Lake Worth's Trojans, according to Lake Worth Coach Bill Humphrey, were defensive tackles Ed McOann and Mike Brink-man. "They stopped everything up the middle until the fourth quarter," said Humphrey. Gifford guard Norris Hawkin Impressed Kennedy Coach Ben McCoy. "He tackled a lot of our runners in our own backfleld," McCoy pointed out. The Palm Beach High coaching staff nominated Dan McCarty halfback Jackie Robinson, who scored both Eagle touchdowns and Plague Gators; Shifted To Run By JACK HARPER TALLAHASSEE (AFN) - All' American flanker Ron Sellers was working full speed, seemingly completely recovered from a pulled muscle and the flue Wednesday in a Florida State practice that Head Coach Bill Penn State Wants Rain UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (UPD Down came the rains while fourth-ranked Penn State practiced Wednesday and Coach Joe Paterno hoped for more of the same when his team plays Miami of Florida here Saturday. "If I thought It would stop Miami's great passing attack-let it pour," Paterno said. His team will be shooting to extend Its record to 7-0. Bob Phillips, who scouted the Hurricanes, said their offense reminded him of the offense used by Florida State when It tied Penn State 17-17 in the Gator Bowl last Dec. 30. In that game, Florida State completed 37 of 53 passes for 362 yards. "Miami has thrown between 35 and 40 passes this season," Phillips said. "Quarterback Dave Olivo will send out as many as five receivers on pass plays. He likes to flood one side with receivers and he directs a pro type offense with two wide receivers split back. He has a great flankerback to throw to In Ray Bellamy." Phillips also praised split end Dave Kallna. "In their running attack, the Hurricanes favor a quick dive, the Green Bay sweep and the option," Phillips said. "But they probably will change some of that for us," I Peterson said was enthusiastic. "They're starting to have some fun out there again," Peterson said, "working hard and liking It." The Semlnoles play Mississippi State at Starksville, Miss., Saturday. After juggling some major personnel changes into the defensive lineup earlier this week, he hinted Wednesday the offensive unit would also have to look to Its laurels. "We hope to play sophomore Tommy Warren more," he said. "And maybe give the rest of the first string backfleld some medicine in the way of more competition." Starting quarterback Bill Cap-pieman and Warren were throwing well in practice Wednesday and halfback Gary Pajcic and John Pittman were running pass patterns. First string senior halfback Bill Gunter, the most consistent ground gainer, was sick and minor Injuries had sidelined three more halfbacks. Bulldogs Hold Light Practice ATHENS, Ga. (AP) Georgia's Bulldogs continued to lick their wounds Wednesday and ran through a light workout In preparation for Saturday's football clash with Florida at Jacksonville. Coach Vlnce Dooley sent his men out In sweat suits and light pads, saying he wanted to ward off Injuries and give numerous bruises a chance to heal. Dooley added that halfback Bruce Kemp, sidelined with a pulled muscle, probably would be the only Bulldog to miss the Florida game. Injuries Peacock By ED PAVELKA GAINESVILLE (AFN ) - Two Injuries, one old and one new, have seriously crippled Florida's running attack for Saturday's game against Georgia. The old injury, Fullback Larry Smith's sprained arch, has caused the SEC's leading rusher to hobble through practice at half speed this week. "Smith will continue to see limited work the rest of the week," Coach Ray Graves said Wednesday. "He will play against Georgia, but I don't know how much. I can't say now if he will be able to start." The new injury has caused Smith's backup man to be listed as a "very doubtful" participant against the Bulldogs. Jerry Vinesett, a sophomore who stepped into the lineup for Smith during the last two games and gained 138 yards, sprained his big toe in a scrimmage at the end of Tuesday's workout. "Vinesett won't practice any more this week," Graves said, "and it looks right now like he won't see any playing time Saturday." In light of these injuries, Graves has moved Brian Hipp rushed for 116 yards In 19 carries. (Numeral In parenthesis Indicates num ber of limes plaver has been named to checklist! OFFENSE ENDS-FLANKKKS Johnny Troulman, Lake Placid; Jim Anderson, Forest Hill; Bernard Coleman. Kennedy; Carlton Wise. Lake Shore (21; Tom Abbott, Foresl Hill 12); Charles Smith. UKInrd (Ji; Carv Kev. Dan M('artv (21; Odexter Freeman. Lake Shire (2i; Richard Speere. Forest Hill (21; Bill Plummer, Carver (31; Hob bev Farlv. St. Andrew's (.11; Jlmmv Ad-kins. Lake Placid (31; John Osborne. Pahokee 131; Rick Dunn, Leonard (41; Alfonso Wilson. Carver (51; Terrv HenlnKer, Palm Beach 151; Mike Keiltv. Riviera Beach ifi'; Henrv Coleman, Kennedvifii., TACKLES - John Young. Boca Katon; Calvin Jones, Vero Beach (2; Henry Lew-Is, Clewiston ( 2 1 : Lamar Powell, Lake Shore 111; Scott McKlnley, Boca Raton (3l DonnteWiliiht. Roosevelt 141. UliAKM Rlckv Rodriguez. North Shore; Julian Sanchez. Belle tilade; Mike Engle, Jupiter: tilenn Percy, Foresl Hill; Mike Lewis, Seacrest (Ji; Rlrk Jones. Leonard (21; Bill Twltly, Moore Haven (3l; David Kocher. Seacrest (3). CENTERS Dave Relchardt, Forest Hill ('21; Tom Bonner. Leonard (4). QUARTERBACKS Carl Martin, Roosevelt; Sieve Tlemey, John Carroll; (ireg Miller. Clewiston; Ellis King. Gilford; Tommy Toombs, Kennedy (31; Tim Test-erman, Vero Beach (3i; Freddie Allen. Lake Shore (3; Dick Hopkins, Forest Hill (3i; Tom Allman, Belle (ilade (41; Bill Whitener, Moore Haven (41: Richard Lee, St. Andrew's (41; Danny Watson, Lake Placid (4); Anthony Penn. Carver (4i; James Hickman. Pahokee (Si; Charles Close. Leonard (5i; Steve Hardin. Seacrest (5. RUNNING BACKS Willie Morris, Boca Ralon; Paul Hodges. Palm Beach (2); Chris Perry, Lake Worth (21; James An drews. Lake Shore (2); Jim Agatheas. Boca Ralon (21; Jackie Robinson, Dan McCanv (3; Charlie Russ, Vero Beach (31; Mike Humphrey, Lake Worth (3); Ron Burroughs, Roosevelt ill: Pop drover. Carver 131; Dennis Matlhews, Seacrest (31; Rufus Mitchell, John Carroll 131; Jack Rhine. Riviera Beach (4i; Mike Benefiel. up to first team fullback for thel remainder of t he week. Hipp, a junior from Gaines vllle, has seen only limited ac tion this year, carrying the ball five times for 17 yards. He has run back four- kiekeffs- fer 115 yards, a 28.7 yard average. Buster Brooke has been brought up from the B team to back him up. Also receiving work as a run ning back has been third string quarterback Harold Peacock of Pahokee. "We are giving Peacock some work because we are thin on runners right now," Graves said. "At this moment I have no idea who will start In the back-field Saturday. If we played tommorrow it would probably be Hipp and (Tom) Christian." Other Gators currently out of action included tight end Jim Yarbrough, bothered with a strep throat, and linemen Bill Dorsey and Jim Kiley, both bruised. All are expected to play against Georgia. Graves said that Wednesday's practice was satisfactory, with emphasis put on the protection of passers Jackie Eckdahl and

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