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'vrv lVr"p w'w yi'P Gain Hope Loss ues in s jr-ir rqi ri 1 1-- - i L - 1 1 , it . V - -X r ' g -siavasvl tt. ji ., ,-, . 1ST- T raft tffc. v ' i V I I " XI - ' f f A l v . Jk . i ) .- s ; j H:rr:-2 ." , ' f v; . 1 - rr,1 I ' , v J 4 3 By a Special Correspondent of Hi Potf-Dispatch LONG BEACH, Call.. Dec. 7-Tbe Blues lost a hockey game last night in southern California, but they may have gained an attack. Dickie Moore and Don McKenney, a couple of old guys playing onsbad knees, showed enough in a 3-2 loss to the Los Angeles Kings to warrant hope of improvement for the Blues, who are in last place in the West Division of the National Hockey League. Last night's defeat, combined with the Oakland Seals' victory over Philadelphia, buried the Blues five points in the cellar. The Blues will conclude their first West Coast trip of the season at Oakland Saturday night, and then return to St. Louis for a Sunday night meeting at The Arena with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Moore, who retired from the NHL three years ago because of knee injuries, played the first full game of his comeback en a line with McKenaey and youngster Tim Ecclestone. Dickie failed to score, but he skated smoothly. If he can regain a shadow of his old-time form, the ex-Montreal Canadien great can help the Blues because he can put the puck in the net Blues coach Scotty Bowman said, "If I didn't know he had bad knees and had been out a couple of years, I wouldn't have been surprised by his IIIIIIIIIIHIIIIHIIIMIIIIlniHIfllllllllllllllllllimiMHIIIIIHtlll ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH . BOB BROEG, Editor Thurs Dec. 7, 1967 PAGES 1 8E llliniMIIMIIIIHIIIIIlllllllllllHMIIIIMIIIIHIIIIIIIIIIMIMIIIIIII skating and his all-round play. He looked as good as he used to. He made some plays no one on this club has been making. I think he'll help." Moore, himself, said, "I felt pretty good and I'm not too tired now. It's a hard thing to come back after all this time. It's a challenge. I think now it'll be all right. My knees don't bother me too much. My lack of conditioning bothers me more. Actually, I'd have liked to have had more ice time. But we always want more ice time." McKenney was playing his third game after missing nine weeks because of a knee operation. He skated around King defenseman Dale Rolfe and sliped the puck past goalie Wayne Rut ledge for the Blues' first goal and came close to scoring several other times. The Blues have scored as many as three goals in a game on only six occasions, and have won five of these times. Three goals would have given them , a tie last night, but they couldn't get No.. S. - - Lack of scoring has crippled their campaign so far and Bowman has gone to a more wide-open style of play, which is bound to produce more goals against the Blues. "We have to open up," Bowman said. "It didn't help tonight, because the Kings got some wide-open opportunities on Glenn Hall and because we failed to click on our chances against Rutledge, who played tremendously well. He was the man who beat us tonight. He was not only good, he was also lucky." The hick came in the third period when Rutledge was on his knees, helpless to make a save, and Terry Crisp's shot struck him on the side of the head and bounced away. The Blues were behind 3-1 at that point and by the time they got their second goal, on a short screened shot by Fred Hucul with nine seconds to play, the issue was decided. The Kings, who moved back into first place in the West Division, got the only score in the first period. Driving down the right side, Bill Flett beat Hall TURN TO PAGE I, COLUMN 2 S!252 "1"" Unseld Leads Louisville rauminuTcu To Hall Whoops! y a Poei-ii&Ma.Lcu fnotofcrapher Milllkin's Jack Sunderlik clutches empty air as he grabs for a rebound in last night's game with Missouri U.-St. Louis at Concordia Seminary. Jack Stenner of the Rivermen contends for the rebound as Millikin't John Lograsso (24) watches. Millikin won, 67-66. (Story on page 3). Lakers Counts Is Super Sub BALTIMORE, Dec. 7 (AP)-Mel Counts is back in his familiar role as a substitute and he's making it count for the Los Angeles Lakers. , " ; NBA Standings . G.B 4V4 1 1:1 G.B The 7-foot center scored 28 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in 27 m i n u t e s of action last ' (Box scores on Page 2) night in pacing the Lakers to a 136-125 National Basketball Association victory over the Baltimore Bullets, Counts counted 11 points in a 30-4 Laker spurt that turned a 16-pnint deficit into a 10-point lead in a 6't-minute span of the fourth period. The Lakers ran off IS straight points in one stretch. In all, Counts hit on 11 of 14 shots as he boosted his scoring average above 14 points a game. He has averaged 24 min- utes a game with the Lakers. Bi,y Cunningham hit 15 In "Mel is being useo tne way the last quarter as the i'niiaaei' he is most effective coming phis. 76ers overcame the Cinchv off the bench and running and ati Rovals. 108-107, and Sam shooting," said Baltimore coach Jones scored 12 as Boston ral- Gene Shue, who traded Counts jed in the final period to edge to the Lakers last season. the New York Knioks, 115-113. In thtee previous NBA sea- Two of three American Bas- WESTERN DIVISIOX W I, Pet. HAWKS 20 7 .741 San 1'ranriaro 20 ft .714 im AnKFlrs IS n .B77 rhlcaro 8 1 .29 Seatll 7 20 .'.! San dImni g 2:t .179 EASTERN DIVISION W L Frt. Bn'ton 17 8 .7:19 Philadelphia 18 8 .mi llptrnll 1ft 10 .ft in Npw York J2 1 ft .444 Balllmorr 9 14 ..'!9I Cincinnati 9 1 .:t7."l WEONHSnAV'S RESULT I a) Angele MIR, Baltimore 12ft Philadelphia 1118, Cincinnati 10 Boston lift. New York 113 Detroit 1.1ft, Chlratn 121 TODAY'S GAME San Diem at rhlraan FRIDAY'S GAMES Cincinnati at St. Loula Baltimore at Boston Loa Anrflra at Detroit cv York at Philadelphia rhiraffn mt Seattle San Dleio Tf. San Francisco at Oakland. ABA Standings EASTERN DIVISION W. L. Pet. G.B. Minnesota 17 6 .739 .... Indiana 17 7 .708 y, Pittsburch 13 12 .ft0 ft New Jersey 10 13 .45ft H Kentucky 8 1ft ..148 0 WESTERN DIVISION W. 1.. Pet. G.B. New Orleans 17 6 .719 .... Denver J 3 12 .)S2fl ft Dallas 9 10 .474 6 Oakland 0 14 .191 8 Anaheim 8 18 .vim 104 Houston 7 18 .304 10 WEDNESDAY'S RESl'I.TS Anaheim 124. Hnnston 100 Minnesota 119, New Orleans 113 (overtime) Indiana 100, Kentucky SI (overtime) Jimmy Conzelman and Eddie Cochenis, familiar names in St. Louis college football history, have been nominated for induction next year into the National Football Foundation's Hall of Fame at New Brunswick, N.J. The St. Louis born Conzelman led Washington University to a Missouri Valley Conference championship in 1939 and the Chicago Cardinals to National Football League divisional crowns in 1947 and '48. In 1947, the Cardinals defeated Philadelphia, 28-21, for the league championship. Conzelman already is in the pro football Hall of Fame at Canton, 0. C o c h e m s, coach of the St. Louis University Billikens about 60 years ago, was the man credited with developing the forward pass. He died in 1953. Among others nominated were Ray Eliot, Bud Wilkinson, Frank Leahy, Red Sanders, Heartley (Hunk) Anderson, Jim Tatum and Wally Butts.' Earl (Greasy) Neale, the only coach selected for 1967 honors, was inducted Tuesday night. The official ballot, which will include the names of tie 32 un- FIRST PERIOD 1, Los Anrele. Amadio .1 (Flettl 13:20. Penalties Plater (St.l..( :48; A mad to 4 LAI 11:04: White II.A) 14:47. SECOND PERIOD t. Bines, McKenaey 1 IHurul) 1:08. 3. m An-eles. Smith ft (Gray, iAhosslerel fi:ftl. 4. I, o Anteles, Irvine 7 (Kll-real 9:4ft. Penalties None. THIRD PERIOD ft. Blues, Rurnl t (Berensnnl I9:ftl. Penalties Hall (LAI 7:.10; Fortla (LA) 12:30. Shota aa goal by: Bines 4 11 9 21 Los Anrelea 10 g 7 2S Attendance 4323. der consideration, will be mailed to the foundation's 5000 members this week. Other nominations: Paul Dashlell, Navy: Moran Ehv, Iowa: Ernie Godfrey, WlttenberR and Ohio Stale: Bill Harmon, Illinois (ol-leae; Jesse Harper, Vtahaon tollete and Notre Dame: William (Navv Bill) lnitram, William & Mary, Indiana, California and Navy; GJen Ja-rohy, Inlverslty of Idaho. Herb Kopf, Manhattan, Georgetown and Columhla: Herd Stri racken. Allegheny and Lafayette: Ed (Slip) Madl-gan. SI. Mary's and Inn a: John l( hick) Meehan, Syracuse, NYC and Manhattan; Ed (Hooks) Mylln, Bin k-nell and Lafayette: Homer Norton, Centenary and Texas AAM: George Foster Sanford, lair, Rutgers and Yirginla; Francis Srhmldl. Tulsa, Arkansas, TCI , Ohio State and Idaho; Clark Shaughnessy, Tulane, Lavola ot Ixiulslaoa, Chicago. Stanford, .Maryland and Plttshurgh. Lawrence (Buck) Shaw, North Carolina Slate, Nevada, Santa Clara, California and the Air Force Academy; Ossle Snlem, Luther. Drake, Syracuse and Springfield: Mai Stevens. ale and NYC ; Adam Walsh, Santa Clara, Yale, Harvard and Bnwdoln: C arroll VYiddnes, Ohio State and Ohio C; l.oii Young, Penn: and Tom Young. North Carolina and Western Carolina. Parochial Basketball ST. GREGORY TOl'RNAMENT (Semirings) St. Kevin 61. Chamlnade 42 St. Peter's V), St. Gregory ,10 To Win at Kansas, 57-51 LAWRENCE, Kan., Dec. 7 (AP)-All-America Westley Unseld, quicker and more aggressive than last year, led third-ranked Louisville University to a tense, 57-51 basketball victory over fourtii-ranked Kansas here last night before a noisy crowd of 17,000. The coaches pointed to the 6-foot-8 senior as the key man, although the clutch shooting of teammate Butch Beard and the ball-stealing antics of Jo Jo White of Kansas drew praise. Unseld and Beard each threw in 20 points. Unseld's free throw with 6 minutes 12 seconds left put Louisville ahead to stay, 45-44. "While Beard meant a lot in the stretch," said Louisville coach John Dromo, "the guy who was the real difference was Unseld. He got the key buckets and particularly the key rebound when we needed it. 1 thought our zone defense was fabulous in the clutch." "Unseld seemed to get the re bound when it was most cm- Phil Argento's 23 points, cial," agreed Ted Owens, Kan- Duke, led by Steve Vanden-sas coach. "The box score says berg's 23 points, crushed Michi- Unseld got 14 rebounds, but it gan at Ann Arbor, 93-72, but seemed as if he got 30." White's layup put Kansas behind, 47-46, but, as Owens put it, "Louisville had the poise and the patience to make the plays when it mattered." White, from St. Louis McKin-ley High, scored only nine points, but received tribute from Louisville. West Virginia pulled out a 65-63 home court triumph over St John's of New York when Jim Lewis tallied three points in the last 48 seconds to erase a 63--62 Redmen lead. Calvin Murphy, Niagara's sophomore sensation, pumped in 57 points in a 114-66 triumph over Villa Madonna. Murphy, r tu;n'ir t t t. I.,.. oa Popping in jump shots from all best, that's all" Bea d said. ,h,t 23 47 ' IIP In (ma IS whila irainn t n a Fifth-ranked North Carolina and ninth-ranked Kentucky enjoyed home court romps. Larry Miller's 24 points led North Carolina over Kent State, Long Island U. 107-83, despite a 41-point per formance by Kent's Doug Gray- s o n. Kentucky overwhelmed Xavier of Ohio, 111-76, behind Niagara record of 49 points set by Al Butler in 1960. Murphy scored 41 points in his varsity debut Saturday night aeainst BOUGHT-SOLD-TRADED NO MONCr SOWN f-Z TEAMS loading Components Chill Shot, 25-lb. Baa, $5.50 CM. Boat Co. 11434 St. Caotl.s Rock Rood Next Card Tuesday, Dee. 12th 8:30 P.M. sons, Counts s best scoring average was 8.4, two years ago with the Boston Celtics. "I'm being used the same way I was with Boston," said Counts. "The difference is that I'm getting a lot more playing time." ketball Association games were decided in overtime. Bob Neto licky's basket clinched a 100-97 victory for the Indiana Pacers over the Kentucky Colonels and Mel Daniels hit five straight points in the extra period to give the Minnesota Muskies a 119-113 decision over the New Dave Rinir scored IS of his 40 nnint. in ths final norinri the Orleans Buccaneers. n.i..u Diet. A rh rhi. The Anaheim Amigos beat raon RnlU. 135.121. The Pistons the Houston Mavericks, 124-100 scored 44 points in the fourth Ben Warley scored 30 points for quarter. the Amigos, Most Schools Approve Plan Complete for Prep Statewide Grid Playoffs By Bob Poser. ' Missouri high schools wW compete in state football playoffs next Nov. 23 and Nov, .The last obstacle to the plan lect next year's entries will be Was removed this week when based on won-lost-tied records schools with football teams vot- through Nov. 10. Teams that ed, 180-45, to lift the 10-game win more than half their games limit for those that qualify for will be categorized as first divi-annual playoffs. sion; others, second division St. Louis Suburban Conference Against first and second divi-achools, except for Kirkwood sion teams, respectively, play- and Webster Groves, apparently will be free to compete in the '68 playoffs if any of them qualify because their league schedules will end Nov. 16. Kirkwood and Webster, however, will play their traditional Thanksgiving day match Nov. :s. St. Louis Public League and Catholic Athletic Conference teams have drawn up schedules that will permit their members to enter the playoffs. Although the Suburban schools off points will be awarded as follows: victory over, 30 and 20; tie with, 22.5 and 15; loss to, 15 and 10 One point will be added for playing a team in a larger en rollment class, 2'i proints for playing a team two classes higher; and points will be subtracted on a similar basis for olavins smaller schools. The season total points will be aver aged per game. The state's playoff advisory committee will meet soon to discuss details for carrying out have not made schedule changes, hjch Ms 4a t14T hoc yfamo tn flllmir r . as the PHL has done, to allow for the playoffs, the 1968 calendar happens to work out in such a manner as to provide for completion of schedules before the playoffs begin. Teams for the playoffs will be selected In four classes on the basis of a modified Dickinson rating system. About 70 schools will be in each class, grouped 1201 students and above; 501- 1200; by 78 per cent of the football schools. . College Statistics TOTAL OITENSF, Plnya Yds. Ollvas. ew Men. St. 3K8 1184 Hammond, Fla. St. 2T 2m Philips, Purdue .T! 2020 Schneider. Toledo 322 2012 (artu right, avy 3K8 1081 Hl'SHING Plays Yds. TP Simpson. CSC 2H 141ft 11 Morris. W. Tel, St. 191 H74 11 Anderson, Aril. hi. 101 1188 14 r.H. fmmt I m Ift'l Ilia 14 251-500; and 250 and un- oonaa, gyramse 201 1127 s CM. Att. romp. Tds. Fmir rricfrirre. will hp cxrf-ih. "lane, New Mel. 3:i 1DO 1940 tour enstners win De escao rooM; n,id,OI1 2fi4 17 RII fished on a numerical and gee- own., sew ie. . 321 ijs 22211 , . Livingston, SMT 2.10 Iff. 4 lftll graphical basis for each class, Hammond, Fia. si. 241 140 1991 with one team to be selected scoring for the playoffs from each dis- '". .rPrJtn !? 5 2 ui .... v , Moss. Toledo 10 0 0 n tnCt in each ClaSS. Dirkejr, Arkansas 1 O 0 R The Dickinson system to e- W.H si S H l (( S J 1 1 I J II V IJ ) t tJ- i i a If ,.v . ... i "5s. j ..J rff HUNDREDS OF DISCONTINUED DESIGN SNOW TIRES! 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