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Rebel Pros Loom As Major Golf ! The sponsor war is brisk, with j the PGA threatening further i court action if the APG sets a ' tournament in conflict with a $100,000 for the Heritage Classic and Monsanto Open. Others range up to the $150,000 for the Philadelphia and Memphis tournaments. Dickinson said the 19 tournaments show an increase of $255,000 over last year. The PGA is committed to the Bob Hope Classic Feb. 6-9 at Palm Springs, Calif., a holdover contract from the past year; the $40,000 Open at Wilmington, Open, Napa, Calif., Jan. 16-19; Andy Williams Open, Jan. 30-Fefa 12; Citrus Open, March 7-10: Jacksonville Open, March 20-23; Atlanta Classic, May 22-25; Cleveland Open, June 26-29 and the Philadelphia Classic July 22-25. The Heritage Classic at Sea Pines, S.C., will be played on an unfixed date in November. The smallest purse will be Florida Citrus Open at Orlando, Phoenis Open, Tucson Open, Greater New Orleans Open, Colonial National at Fort Worth, kember Open at Hartford, Conn., and the Memphis Open. The Monsanto Chemical Co. announced that the Pensacola tournament, raised to $100,000, would be played March 1316. Other known dates are Los Angeles Open, Jan. 9-12; Kaiser agreements include the following: Kaiser International Open, Los Angeles Open, Andy Williams-San Diego Open, Doral Open at Miami, Monsanto Open at Pensacola, Fla.. Tournament of Champions at Las Vegas, Atlanta Classic, Cleveland Open, I Philadelphia Golf Classic, Haig I Open, Heritage Golf Classic, , Greater Jacksonville Open, been mailed to sponsors, which should assure the APG of having a very representative tour schedule in 19." Meanwhile, the PGA, fighting the new organization In the courts, also was busy dickering with sponsors. It reported three definite events, another tentative in addition to the annual PGA Championship, which has been left hanging in the air. PGA sponsored event. Thus, the APG, in its announcement, declined to specify dates, although some leaked through the sponsors themselves. The tournaments for which ! the rebel pros contend to have NEW YORK (AP) - The American Professional Golfers,' top touring pros who broke with the Professional Golfers Asso- j ciation, announced Thursday! the signing for 19 tournaments j with a total purse of $2,305,000. "Thirteen other sponsors have j requested contracts with the : A1HJ for 1V said Gardner ! Dickinson Jr., president of the APG. "These contracts have I Th d Plai$ted The Palm Beach Post Best Fishing Bet Bluefish and mackerel action continues to be hot from Port Salerno on northward, but the fish should he moving southward today if the predicted brisk northerly winds materialize. Give them some traveling time. Pompano activity is likely to pick up also. id . Proves A Hit : a Executive Sports Editor Palm Beach Post, Friday, Nov. tip Leonard High Choice Q I ' . r-mr- m m i -rw a TTV " v -m X' j V' N.C., April 17-20. and the Milwaukee Open, date to be announced. The PGA also has assigned its annual PGA Championship to the National Cash Register Club in Dayton. Ohio, but sponsors have halted ticket sales pending assurances from the golf body that it can guarantee a representative field. Ostensibly, the sponsors want certainly that such players as Jack Nicklaus. Arnold Palmer. Bill Casper and Julius Boros will be on hand. Such a guarantee cannot be made. These stars have bolted to the APG. as have some 200 other top tour competitors. However, the rebelling pros said they would play in the Bob Hope Classic and Ihe PGA because of existing contracts and also compete in the L'.S. Open and Masters. Another tournament hanging fire is the announced .S250,(KiO event supposed to be staged next spring at the Miami Country Club by National Air Lines and the PGA. National Air Lines and Miami CC announced 'he tournament before the pro splitup. No contract was formal-y signed. Now the prospective sponsors are said to be consid-;ng a shift to the APG. It appears that the revolt of : touring pros from the PGA i.l result in two tours, the PGA our becoming a minor circuit :'i!il Ihe organization can (level-1 a new line-up of big name ars or until the PGA gets re-. of in the courts. The PGA, contending that the ;ew group plucked three of its main tour officials Bill Booe. Jack Tuthill and Marty Carmi-chael, is seeking an injunction against the APG in federal courts. A hearing is scheduled later 'his month in the Court of Appeals in Philadelphia. A full-scale trial may take place in December or January as the PGA seeks to protect its S5.(i million tour. Canadiens To Kern a in With PGA By ( III ( KV OOKHIS Golf Editor PALM BKACH GAHDKNS -Members of the Fxecutive Com- lo Whip ralm Beach fbc MIAMI BEACH The big difference between 'he American I5.iskcth.ill Association and the National Basketball Association isn't just the officials' uniforms or the hall. It's the ABA's three-point lield goal. In the newer ABA the officials wear red shirts with blue slacks and white sneakers, while in the older NBA the uniform is black and while striped shirts, black slacks and black shoes. The ABA ball is red, white and blue compared to the NBA's conventional blown ball. There were three triple pointers made Wednesday night two hy the Miami Floridians and one hy the New Orleans Buccaneers in the ABA's debut at the Miami Beach Convention ( enter. The triple-dippers didn't affect the outcome of the game won hy Miami, 123-1IW, hut they proved a hit with the crowd of 4,332. The only thing more popular than the three-pointer Wednesday night was I.es i Big (lame) Hunter, who scored 33 points for the Floridians. Hunter, a former Chicago Loyola star, sparked a third period rally that helped Miami overcome a II point deficit. Hon Perry, a (ifool-4 sharpshooter from Virginia Tech, fired in thi' two three-pointers for the Floridians. Steve Jones, a b-loot-5 gu.nd from Oregon, hit the one for the Bucs. The three point field goal was originated in the old American Basketball League by Ihe late Abe Saperstein. The ABA quickly gence tonight when Ihe Sea-hawks host Satellite the team that won the 4-AA District crown last year with a 9 1 record despite the Hawks 11) 0 mark. Sea-crest fell short of points enabling Satellite to sneak into the playoffs. 8 ' 8, 196823 North Shore journeys to once-beaten Carver in an important non-conference baffle. Carver needs a win lo keep its drive for the 8-B district playoff championship alive. Seacrest will be out for ven- V u. 1 jk4 f . T'.s ' gt 1 . ' .. -s-v J' x - v " w V PERRY HINTEK adopted it when it was formed two seasons ago. It is 23 feet, 9 inches to the basket from the optimum lines and any field goal shot from behind this marker is worth three points. Most Shots io Saturday night, undefeated Pompano Beach Fly meets Riviera Beach Kennedy also without a loss at Riviera Beach High Field. Palm Beach Mili tary Academy plays its first game ever Sunday against Free-port on the Grand Bahamas. s$' f iffy TtltX .i,'Vi'i:t.w MMT ?M?s lr,, Twenty-three feel, 9 inches doesn't seem very far and the assumption would be that there would be a lot of three-pointers, especially by the pros. But that isn't the case. Most of the shots are from close range. In fact, this was the first game of the seven this season that Miami recorded a three-pointer. Last season Perry hit 62 of ITS attempts from behind the 23-9 marker for 36 percent. Hon averaged only 13 points per game for ihe then Minnesota Muskies before leaving for the service. Wednesday night he hit two out of four attempts. Jones took and made Hie only three pointer lor the Bucs. One of the reason the Floridians don't use the three-pointer more, according to Coach Jim Pollard, is "we don't have the good outside shooters. And the percentage is against it, too. I like the inside shot percentage better. The three -point average is about 2X percent. That isn't good." Dun't get him wiong. Jim likes the three pointer. "It makes loi an exciting shot," lie said. "1 have never won or lost a game because of one but I lemember one game last season with Indiana 111. it lhe sun- gave us a scare. We were leading In 17 points with four minutes lo play when suddenly Ihe Pacers got hot. They hit with lout straight limn about 25 leel out anil lh.it gave them 12 points. We won but this gives you an idea how a team can come from behind qiiickK with that three-pointer." Pollard leaches conservative basketball. But what would he do it his team was leading by three poinls with live seconds led and in cont ml of Ihe ball al hallcourf.' "I'd go for the two point basket and hope the scorer drew a foul," answered Pollard. "Ke.illv I said, a hit surprised. "1 pla percentages." said Jim. "There is more of a gamble with the long shot. We tr lo get Ihe ball in close for Ihe short shot, and if needed, the rebound." AHA More Aggressive Than . . . One of Ihe other dillerences between Ihe two pro leagues is the lime to get a shot off. In Ihe NBA it is 21 seconds compared with 31) in the ABA. Pollard likes that rule better, loo, "because it makes for better basketball. The .111 seconds gives a learn a chance to set up an ol tense and nol have lo take so many wild shots." AB.'v basketball Is more aggressive than the Dolphins' defensive line. You wonder what constit utes a loul and even Ihe players can'l answer it. There was more body contact in the basketball game than at Ihe wrestling show in Ihe arena next door. Gary Keller of Florida and Skip Thoren of Illinois, .Miami's 6-foot-10 centers, haven't got accustomed to being pushed or elbowed every time they shoot. "But they will get used to the contact," Pollard said. "Both have been a bit tense this season. They don't shoot well when Ihey gel pushed around. Skip and Gar have real great attitudes and 1 know they both will come around. Thoren has a beaulilul hook shot and Keller is a good shooter." The Floridians didn't announce the paid attendance. Part of the croud was inllated with kids and oilier I roe loadci s but that's the growing pains ol an new venture. This Sunday night it is the Oakland O iks and super-star Hick Barrv. That should pack the hall. .labe Pollard summed up the Floridians' feelings best alter Ihe opener. "We're cxtromclv happy. We couldn't have done any belter tonight if we had written the script." Beach in a Suncoast Conference Kaslern Division contest. Dan McCarty entertains Forest Hill in the only other Suncoast Fast match. In Suncoast West play, Belle Glade hosts Boca Raton. Key Tilts Make SEC Run Tight ATLANTA tUPI) - If you think the Southeastern Conference grid race is fight now, wait until Saturday's action ends. II the weekend follows form, the luth-ranked Georgia Bulldogs will have moved into tht lead and present leader Auburn will be locked in a three-way tie for third. Saturday's key games find Auburn facing ath ranked Tennessee in the nightcap of a twin bill at Birmingham and Georgia paired against Florida in the Gator Bowl stadium at Jacksonville. Louisiana Stale plays Alabama in the day half of the dou-bleheader that is drawing 1 10.-00(1 to Legion Field in Birmingham and Mississippi, the other member of the SFC's first division, steps outside the conference to play independent Chattanooga unbeaten and ranked No. 3 among the nation's small college learns. If Georgia, Tennessee and LSI! win, here's how Ihe SFC race will look: 1 Georgia, 4-0-1 2 Tennessee, 2 0 1 3 Auburn,.'! 1 4 Louisiana State, 3 1 5 Mississippi, 3-1 Auburn 5 2 over-all has been a real surprise up to now but it's hard to see how Ihe Tigers can keep it up. Fven if they should beat Tennessee a-O-l, they've still got Georgia T-()-2 and Alabama 5 2 ahead. Tiger hopes rest on the passing of quarterback Loran Cartel who, alter a slow start, has passed for 1,100 yards and now although fourth in this year's standings, is only 2H7 yards shy of the total oflense mark 1,372 with which he won the SFC title last year. Tennessee, which opened by scoring eight points in the final seconds to tie Georgia and has since won five straight, offers a balanced offense featuring quarterback Bubba Wyche, fullback Dick Pickens and tailback Richmond Flowers. Florida's Larry Smith, the SFC's No. 1 rusher, is back and Georgia's Bruce Kemp, the No. 2 lusher, is out. But even so, the unbeaten Bulldogs appear too strong for the Gators who were picked to win the SFC crown but who haven't won a game in the past three weeks. And, alter lac ing Houston's Paul Gipson last week, Georgia should have learned something about handling big runners. The Alabatna LSU game is a lough one lo forecast. Both teams are unpredictable. Both have 5-2 records with Alabama losing to Mississippi by 2 poinls and to Tennessee by one. l.SU lost lo Missisippi by 3 but earlier was shocked 30 0 by Miami. Flsowhere in the Southeast this weekend, Kentucky, led by SFC scoring leader 11 touchdowns Dicky Lyons, hosts Van-del hilt; Mississippi State hosts Florida State in what is expected to be a wide open passing duel; Georgia Tech hosts Navy; Memphis Stale hosts Houston; Miami will be at 4th ranked Penn State; Southern Mississippi will be al San Diego State, the No. 1 small college team; Tampa, the No. 4 small college team, will be at Fast Carolina; and Tulane hostsTulsa. Jupiter J V X ins STL' ART - Charlie Baxter scored the only Jupiter touch down Thursday night, but it was good for 7 0 jayvee football win over Martin County. Jupiter finished the season with a 3-3 record. By DON BOVKIN Staff Writer You couldn't blame football coaches Len Brown of Palm Beach and Bill Burke of Leonard ', il they were just a little disap pointed with their respective team records thus far this year. Leonard has struggled to a 2-1 mark while punchless Palm Beach has won only once in seven outings. But the two head coaches are not singing the blues. In fact, they express confidence and spirit as their two teams head Into the final part of the campaign. Leonard and Palm Beach meet tonight at Huss Billiard Field in one of the 15 area games. All game times are H p.m. and Leonard is considered a two-tothreo-touehdown favorite. Burke in his first year at Leonard feels the Lancers have played only one poor game despite his club's record. "We played bad against North Shore," he said. Leonard's other three losses were to unbeatens' Kennedy and Seacresl, and to strong Forest Hill. "We think the team is coming along real well especially in our defense which was weak early in the season," Burke said. "We made a few adjustments along wav and they seem to have helped." Palm Beach's Brown says his club will be the healthiest il has been in several weeks tonight. It will have to be to spoil Leonard's Homecoming. "We have (iodlove (Wayne) and Loud (Curtis) hack tonight at tackles," Brown said. "This .should make a difference in the weight at least. We will he OK. One of our problems has been that we have not been ahle to slay with the same guys all the I way because of injuries." But coaches admit Ihey Ihey expect a lough contest tonight. "Palm Beach is a sleeping giant." Burke savs. "I think we will have our hands full. Palm Beach has three of the finest backs around in Hodges iPauli, Henillger (Terry and Bradbury i Hobin l. Brown is equally complimentary of Leonard. "Leonard is much improved," he said. "This Close (Charles) boy is fine quarterback and C'olonna (Vince) is coming on strong as a running back. And now I see I he (Colonnai is playing de-i tense." ! Close and leading pass re reiver Kick Dunn in Ihe 'independent team ranks. Close has hit on 57 of 107 passes for (iS(i yards while Dunn has hauled in 25 pitches lor .'1 11 yards, j "Charles has done a real fine I job," Burke said of Close, I "and he has some fine receiv-: ers. Dunn has the best hands of any boy I have coached." l ake Worth travels to Riviera The weekend schedule: tomi.iit l'.i!iiil!..iilns l.icrunM.W' ..i'liSli.,i,-,it',ii.. I. ik.-Wni 111 ,.l lli li r,i lira. Il l.lllri.lll I', Ilk .11 H"..s..lt I'.illnki r ,11 llllinnk.ili r I ,i I ; . i . ,n . ' M -1. t nut ,n linn :.iic.n iv S.ilrll.l. ,lt S.-.HT.'sl I.. 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In top photo, Eckdahl decides to run after being unable to get off a pass, hut has to put on the brakes when i v I-;- Far Out "Shuiing ot the West Palm Beach facilities with Atlanta has alwas been considered a possi bililx bv the Fxpos and the Braves." Fanning said. "But we have also been considering other sites, "We have not as yet made any commitments with anvbodv," he added. The Fxpos announced Monday that ihe West Palm Beach entry in the reconstructed Class A Florida League had become a farm tearnof the Montreal club. Two ol Roosevelt's touch downs came on runs of la and H) yards by James Ross. Fd McKinney tossed ,t(t yards to Russell Robinson for the third touchdown, Gary Stewart scampered ".) yards for the Goltvicw TI), and Pat Zubriski ran the ball into the end one for the extra point. Penn State, UM Makes Ends Meet Imillee of the PGA, gathering here for the annual meeting of Ihe PGA next week, learned Thursday afternoon that the Canadian Open will remain a fixture on the PGA tour, regardless of whether or not it is in conflict with Ihe APG tournament on Ihe same date. The Royal Canadian Golfers Association (U( (i,l. according to its executive director, Larry O'Brien, is charting its own course and has set the third week in July as the date for its championship. This is the same period during which it has been played in previous years. He said the R( (. A was happy to he included among the l'(i A dates. O'Brien also noted thai the ( a nadian openwould accept entries from both the PGA and Ihe new APG but It expects many of the tour players, now with the APG, may not compete in the Canadi in event. "We deplore the gull lend, which is roi doing golf any good; we have done a lot ol soul searching, we have nol taken sides, but we're looking ahead lo the future to what might happen in Ihe years Income." The RCGA is all years old, two years younger than the PGA, and 'hev have been working in harmony for hall a century. Max Flbin, PGA piosidenl said he was pleased with Ihe lorlhiiglit decision ot the RCGA in relation lo Ihe PGA. He ic garded the decision as a genuine vole ol confidence in the staying power ol the PGA. He noted that the Canadian association was ready lo share the consequence of scheduling ils PGA supported tournament in conflict with the APG tournament, and he caller) this gratifying. "There are other sponsors ol tournaments, rich in tradition, who have been bound to Ihe P IA bv friendship and mutual trust," Flbin said. "With these corner stones, Ihe PGA will move ahead to build a new lour which will be run with more elticiencv and h.u mom than ever." Newman, FN Win JV Tilts Cardinal Newman swamped I.aSalle ol Miami ' 0 and Forest Hill was victorious over-Leonard 20 7 in jayvee footfall-contests Thursrjav. In the Cardinal Newman-La Salle meeting. Pat rossey scored two touchdowns on runs of 50 and 30 yards. Tay Gaines scored a pair on three yard plunges, and Jim floaty put one into the end zone from Ihe one. Dennis Mahoney ran eight yards for a TD, and Bryan Mclfale recovered a fumble al the 12 and ran it across the goal line. Tom Koenig plunged across from the one for a TD, and then Mclfale fell on the ball in the end zone for a safely to cap Ihe scoring for the winners. Keith Peele passed 65 yards to Pal Moody and ran four yards for two of Forest Hill's touch downs. Richard Harris and Hen ry Mai row also scored on short yardage runs, and Clark Sims scored a safety. Leonard's TD came on a 15-yard pass from Bob Benson to Bill Roach. a 41 k' IK.III FNI) SIKH( II: IVnn kwalii k makes good use of his huge 'oothall during practice throws. winless Wisconsin and third ranked Kansas is seven over Oklahoma in a Big Fight Conference battle. Tennessee l.No.ai is a I1-, point pick over Auburn, sixth ranked Purdue is 12'; over Minnesota and No. 7 Michigan ia 21 over Illinois. Missouri, ranked eighth, is 20 over Iowa Stale, ninth ranked Texas is l!t over Baylor and Georgia (No. 10 is7':, over Florida. In other top games, Oregon State is l()t3 over I'CLA. Arkansas is 1H over Rice. Yale 11 over Pennsylvania. Alabama 6'-j over Louisiana State. Michigan State 6'2 over Indiana, Texas Tech ti'j over Texas Christian and Nebraska 17 over Kansas State. Also, Clemson is 11V2 over (J) .jV.- his protection hard-charging left, he barely Auburn through. in trouble tackled. Expos Haven't Decided . . . MONTH F AL AIM ,jm Fanning, geneial manager of Ihe Montreal Fxpos ol the ex panded National League, said Thin sd,i his club has "not as yet decided on tun spring training base." Fanning was commenting on a report from West Palm Beach, that the Fxpos will set up their initial spiing training camp al Municipal Stadium there on a joint basis with the Atlanta Braves ol the same league. Ky I nited Press International Penn Slate's continuing unhealed streak and Miami's hopes for an upset may be decided by making ends meet. The ends in this case are tighl end Ted Kwalick of fourth-ranked Penn State Ki()i and Ted Hendricks, Miami's all-America defensive end. The pair will line up opposite each other for much of Saturday's game at Penn Slale and the eventual outcome may well hinge on how one handles the other. Kwalick, 6-foot 4 and 230 pounds, is a bruising blocker who Is generally considered the finest tight end in Ihe the collegiate ranks. A leading candidate for all America honors. Kwalick also is an outstanding pass receiver, catching Hi passes for ltd yards this season, an average of 12.2 per catch. Hendricks is the key to the tough Hurricane defense, one of Ihe tops in the nation. Known as the "Mad Stork," Ihe gangly li-7, 235 pounder is labelled as a "can't miss" prospect by pro scouts. A ferocious tackier who caused over a dozen fumbles last season, Hendricks' abilih to penetrate and halt the Niltany Lions' strong running attack could be Ihe key to the outcome. In other games involving the top 10 Saturday, top ranked Southern Cal is a seven point favorite over California, No. 2 Ohio State Is 20 points over Stale's All-America end led hands In sluii lung cut for Ihe Marvl ind, Virginia 3 over North seven Army North Duke. Navv Carolina. Wake Forest over South Carolina. II over Boston College, Carolina Slate 7'2 over Georgia Tech 7':, over and Colorado five over Oklahoma Slate. Florida State is 10 over Mississippi State, Iowa 12 over Northwestern, Southern Methodist one over Texas A4iM, Oregon seven over Washington Stale and Stanford 1 ';, over Washington. Penn Stale has four outstanding running barks in Tom Cherry. Charlie Pittmann, Don Abbey and Bob Campbell to compensate for a rather weak passing attack while the Miami offense is built around the passing of David Olivo and the running of Vince Opalsky. Devils. Gators Notch Victories Hoosevcl! blanked Lincoln Park. 21-0. and Golf view squeak ed past Conniston. 7 l, in junior high football action Thursday. Roosevelt's victory gave Ihe squad a season record of six v 'ns and no losses. Golfview's season record was five wins, ', vo losses and a tie. and Conniston's mark was six victories and two losses.