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mrY w 'm'r pnf wnff f i mt W v v 'ts" wrj"' 1 Morning Newi, Wilmington, Del. Wd., Nov. 20, 1963 47 Its My Turnj Bombers open at Scranton By MATT ZABITKA I When someone mentions Blue Cross, what is the first thing that pops into your mind? Me? I immediately think of gall bladder operations, fractured ribs, arms and legs, a mountain of band aids, long hospital stays, huge medical expenses, and wonder whether Blue Cross -Blue Shield will absorb the costs. What does Blue Cross -Blue Shield think about between the months of September and November? They think about football ... not only coverage in the way of hospital expenses, but also in terms of picking a Delaware Valley scholastic all-star team. Matt Zabitka Just how and why the Blue Crossers feel qualified to squeeze themselves into the football scene with an all-star team each year I don't know. Perhaps the Blues feel they're authorities in selecting an all-star team because they foot the bills for injuries incurred by gridiron performers. I'm of the opinion that Blue Cross would be better qualified to select an ALL-SCAR instead of ALL-STAR team each football season, naming the players with the most serious injuries (and most talent) to' the No. 1 team. Second place selections would be players who suffered lesser injuries, while honorable mention would include performers who did not require hospitalization. Say a player missed four games because of a broken leg. If he had been a starter before he suffered the injury, he would certainly-merit consideration for a first-team berth. Just for pun Just for the pun of it, Blue Cross All -Delaware team for 1963: ENDS Frank Esham of Clayton High, who suffered a broken leg in third period of 14-0 win over Lord Baltimore. Ken Branner of Mid-dletown, a second-team All-Stater last year, who was forced to sit out the Cavaliers' first three games because of serious injuries sustained in an auto crash. TACKLES George Faus-naugh of Gunning Bedford, who suffered a concussion in the 31-13 loss to Elkton. John Fisher of Archmere, who has missed most of the season after suffering a torn cartilage in 20-2 win over St. James of Penns Grove, N.J. GUARDS Mason Morgan of Tower Hill, who suffered a kidney injury in practice after his team's third game and hasn't been able to play since. Bart Kolber of P. S. du Pont, who was hit with a fractured shoulder in the third quarter of his club's 6-0 win over Dickinson. CENTER Joe Farley of Salesianum, broken nose in win over Archbishop Carroll or Steve Adams of Bridgeville, who suffered a broken leg in Clayton game. QUARTERBACK Aubrey Fisher of Christiana, who Jias missed every game since the second against Conrad when he fractured an arm. HALFBACKS Tim Coar of Georgetown, broken leg in win over Caesar Rodney. Dave Sheats of Middletown, who injured his knee in practice after the Smyrna game on Sept. 27 and hasn't been able to play since. FULLBACK Walt Lips of Brandywine, broken left ankle in 20-6 victory over Wilmington on Oct. 19. Second team And for a No. 2 team, how about . . . ENDS Skip Rotenberry of Christiana, ankle injury in loss to Conrad. Don West of Millsboro, fractured nose and finger in Georgetown game. TACKLES Alan Hollis of Salesianum, bad shoulder. Art Durham of Christiana, who is out for the rest of the season after being injured in 21-0 loss to William Penn. GUARDS Bruce Knox of Brandywine, bruised leg. Gene Geiger of Millsboro, fell off chicken truck before season started, missed first two games. CENTER Lou Janucik of Middletown, broken thumb. BACKS Larry Lincoln of Tatnall, tore several cartilages in right leg in 38-12 loss to Alexis I. du Pont. Eddie Cox of Milton, fractured ankle in 39-6 loss to Lord Baltimore. Bill Alles-andrinl of Wilmington, torn ligaments in 20-6 loss to Brandywine. Pete Edwards of Dickinson, brain concussion in 28-2 loss to Mt. Pleasant. Lest we forgef How about honorable mention for . . . LINEMEN End Doug Hunt of Christiana (twisted knee), End Andy Bartholomew of Salesianum (virus), End Mike Stradley of Dickinson (bruised leg), Center Rod Derrickson of Dickinson (knee) and Ronnie West of Lord Baltimore. BACKS Tom Silicato of Salesianum (arm), Jim Foster of Salesianum (leg), Alan Nichols of Tower Hill (pinched nerve in shoulder), Joe Wronowicz of Christiana (knee), Clarence Saunders of Middletown (charley horse), Bruce Garrett of Claymont (compound dislocation of little finger), Pete Lips of Brandywine (slight brain concussion), Ernie Anderson of Conrad (chest injury), Ben Martin of Wilmington (shoulder), Don Hayman of Gunning Bedford (carbon dioxide shortage), Jack Hopper of Christiana (knee), Les Baldwin of Christiana (dislocated shoulder), Bill Pusey of Millsboro (knee), Jerry Dougherty of Dickinson (knee), Dick Hopkins of Bridgeville (blood clot in leg), Bill Green of P.S. du Pont, Bob Owens of Mt. Pleasant (broken hip in preseason scrimmage), Bob Callaway of Bridgeville (pinched nerve in kidney) and Carol Di Sabatino of Dickinson (broken ankle). The Wilmington Blue Bombers will open their initial Eastern Professional Basketball League at Scranton Saturday night with a 12-nian roster. The players Coach Al Severance has decided to retain include: Wills Johns, acquired from Scranton several months ago; Tom Stith, former All-American at St. Bonaventure; Gary Silc, ace at Northern Michigan college last season; Tom (Tarzan) Spencer, onetime Harlem Globetrotter; Waite Bellamy, Ralston sole U.S. survivor ADELAIDE, Australia UP!. Dennis Ralson of Uakersfield, Calif., became the sole survivor from the United States in the men's singles quarterfinals at the South Australian Tennis Championships yesterday. He defeated Tony Roche of Australia, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 and will meet Kent Fletcher of Australia next. Marty Riessen of Evanston, 111., the Nov. 5 for eign seed, bowed to Australia's!!5 John Newcombe, 15-13, 6-3. En route to his victory Ralston opened an old cut just be low his left knee, thereby becoming the third member of the U.S. Davis Cup team on the injured list. Ralston was given medical attention and advised to stay off his leg as much as possible. Other team members on the sick list are Frank Froehling, still in the hospital after an operation, and Chuck McKin- ley, who has been ordered to rest his injured back. In a second round doubles match, Ralston and Riessen teamed up to beat Elazar Da-vidman, Israel, and Gerry Babb, Australia, 7-6, 6-3. Florida A&M; Nate Cloud, standout at Delaware last season; Ray Flynn, Providence, and Tom Wynne, St. Joseph's. ALSO JOHN Andreoli, co-captain at Notre Dame last season; Larry Comely, Kansas State; Charley Riley from Winston Salem Teachers, and Mel Peterson, out of Wheaton College. Cut were Ron Harris, who came with Johns from Scranton; Jimmy Lynam, St. Joseph's ace playmaker last season, and George Raveling and Villanova's George Raveling and Joe Ryan. Bill Pickles) Kennedy, who reported last weekend, also failed to make the grade. Kennedy is a former Temple ace. SPENCER AND . Bellamy made their debut with the Bombers the past weekend. Spencer, 6-feet-7 and 240 pounds, played with the Globetrotters for five years. In addition, he was with Sun-bury, Hazleton and Williams-port in the league. A for mer Maryland Stale athlete, Spencer, averaged 22 points per game with Sunbury last season. Bellamy received All-America mention at Florida A&M after leading his conference in scoring with a 28 point average last season. A fourth draft choice of the St. Louis Hawks, Bellamy also averaged 17 rebounds per game. WITH SPENCER and Silc, the Bombers will have two 6-7 players in their prob able starting lineup. Stith, 6-5, and Johns, 6-4, are other likely starters. Flynn (6, 175) is familiar to University of Delaware rooters. His accurate shooting and floor play were instrumental in beating the Blue Hens last December in the Philadelphia Holiday Invitation Tournament. Now in the Army, Flynn is stationed at the Aberdeen (Md.) Proving Ground. The Bombers will open their home season Sunday Scnoe night at Salesianum Sunday night. The schedule: HOME Nov. 24 eunbury; 28 Camdm. Dpc. 1 Allentown: 8-Sunbury; 15 Willlamsport; 29 Allentown. Jan. 1 Trenton: 5 Wllkes-Brre; II Trenton; 26 Willlamsport. Feb. J Stranlon; -Camden; IS Wllkcs-Barre; 23 Scranton. AWAY Nov. 23 8-ranton; 30 Sunbury. Dfc. 7 Trent nn; U Wtlliamsport; 81 Allentown; 22 Wllkes-Barre. Jan. 12 Camden; 18 -Sunbury; 25-Scranton. Feb. 1 Wllkes-Barrc; 8 -Allentown: 14 Camden; 16 Trenton; 22 Wll-l'am.'port. tan -ifiisraawi Time Out m 51 V "I didn t say my team was any good ... I said they'd surprise the opposition!" New code is adopted for school wrestling By IZZY KATZMAN A strong blow has been struck at "weight control" in Delaware schoolboy wrestling. Webb Reyner of St. Andrew's School, president of the Delaware State Wrestling Coaches and . Officials association, announced last night that the as sociation has adopted a code against the "abuse." The code goes into effect immediately. Reyner said the code has been approved by the Delaware Association of School Administra-tors' Wrestling Committee of Alexis I. du Pont High. It is to check any possible use ; of this abuse that a more prac tical weight control code was class unless ha weighs In at hfs established weight class In lit least SO per rent ot bit matrhrs during the season. V. Before the opening of the season. a certified term rosier carrying the adopted by the association. Thc;,'s,bll5,"'d minimum weight cum ! i . t .earu team mrmuer bujmi ue bcii. tu hiv COCie reads: secretary of the. conference to whlcb I. No wrestler may compete In a the school belongs. Further, duly at-match or tournament until he has tested notice of additions to tho roster established his minimum weight class, must be sent tho conference ire rein the manner described below. (Ill Itary without delay.. The conference II. Each year, three weeks from the! secretary will In turn send to each first day he appears at practice, every! school In his conference copies of the wrestler must establish his minimum 'certified rosters of each school In weight class at s weigh-ln witnessed! his conference. Further he shall now by and attested to In writing by thel-nd send notice of additions to rer-athletio director of the school the titled rosters as these additions occur, wrestler attends. VI. Violation of this rode on lha III. Thereafter he may not compete 'part of any coach will be considered In a weight class below his duly estab-'evldence of bad faith and bad coarh-llshed minimum weight class ling, as will attempts to circumvent V - I.- .. . 1 ift. n ll r I .. ... il. ...... In.. t headed by Vincent (Pat) Reilly tournamrnt at bis tstahlishrrl weight harmful wrlght rrjurtion. j I I i 'vij-y iff Tom Stith I.L seeks aid from majors NEW YORK inThe International League has requested financial aid from the major baseball leagues in order to continue to operate as a 10-team league. Tommy Richardson, Interna tional League president met with Commissioner Ford Frick Monday but would not disclose the nature of the meeting. It is understood, however, that Richardson received assurance from the commissioner that every consideration would be given to his request. Two area pros eighth in golf PHILADELPHIA Willie Polumbo and Fred' Kaider, Delaware area pros, tied for eighth place in the second annual Middle Atlantic Blind Golf Association Open Tournament here Monday at Kimberton Golf Club. Polumbo, pro at Green Hill, shot a 36-3874 and Kaider, assistant pro at Brandywine, finished with 37-3774. Ike Turner, pro at Kennett Square, had a 38-3775. Ingalls quits coaching job STORRS, Conn. W The University of Connecticut will hire a new head football coach for next season to succeed Bob Ingalls. The 44-year-old Ingalls was named assistant to Athletic Director J. Orlean Christian yesterday and will assume his new duties next week. The Huskies, now 2-6, end their 1963 season Saturday against Holy Cross. A source on the campus said the new Uconn coach may be Andy Robustelji, veteran defen-i sive end and assistant coach of the New York Giants of the National Football League. Owen rejoins Giants NEW YORK m Steve Owen, coach of the New York Giants from 1931 to 1953, rejoined the National Football League club yesterday as a scout. He will work with Jim Lee Howell, another former coach who is director of player personnel. . Alouettes seek two quarterbacks MONTREAL Iff). The Montreal Alouettes of the Eastern Football Conference were reported yesterday to be seeking quarterbacks Jimmy (Wink) Baker of East Tennessee State and Billy Lothridge of Georgia Tech. The ALs were said to have told Baker they planned to send someone to confer with him in Johnson City, Tenn., in a few days. Maryland, W. Va. Resume grid series COLLEGE PARK, Md. UP) The University of Maryland announced yesterday it will resume its football rivalry with West Virginia in a home-and-home series in 1966 and 1969. The 1966 game will be played Oct. 15 at College Park and the 1969 game will be played Sept. 20 at Morgan- town. Reports aren't true NORMAN, Okla. UP). If Ne braska thinks there's any truth to reports that the sixth-ranked Oklahoma football team isn t meshing as a team, Fullback Jim Grisham says they're in for a surprise. Lynch may be lost to New York Giants NEW YORK . Dick Lynch, defensive halfback of the New York Giants, was listed as a doubtful starter for Sunday's National Football League game with the St. Louis Cardinals. Lynch suffered a concussion Sunday when hit while trying to intercept a pass against San Francisco'. FOR YOUR BEST BUY SEE YOUR ESAMBLEiS DEALER ECONOMY RAMBLER 36th & Market PO 4-9010 ALL 3 NEW, ALL 3 DIFFERENT, ALL 3 RAMBLER I RAMBLER AMERICAN ff VLiw jjP''''" K LOWEST PRICED CAR j s ' ' Xv-Kv v''X'-''Xv-'X '-JTO B f -iaaam . ... . . . .... ... i MaMMtaYMaMaTjS 1. American Totally new compact economy king. Sparkling new styling. New big room for 6 adults. New smoother, quieter ride, with all-new suspension-wider tread longer wheclbase. New Tri-Poised Power. 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