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Logansport, Indiana
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Wednesday, March 23, 1988
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Page 16 Pharos-Tribune, Logansport, Indiana, Wednesday, March 23, 1988 Sports Evans Reclaims World Record 16-year-old swims fastest 800 meters for second time ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - At 5-foot-3 and 99 pounds, Janet Evans is becoming a giant in the swimming pool. Evans, 16, of Placentia, Calif., set a world record in the 800- meter freestyle Tuesday in the first event of the U.S. Swimming indoor national championships. Evans was timed in eight minutes, 17.12 seconds and now holds world records in the 400, 800 and 1,500-meter freestyles, the most by any American woman since Debbie Meyer in 1968. East Germany's Cornelia Ender held three world records simultaneously in 1976. The women's 800 freestyle world record has now changed hands three times in the past nine months after standing un- touched from 1978 to 1987. Evans was the first to break the mark last July with a time of 8:22.44 at the U.S. Swimming Long Course National Championships. East Germany's Anke Mohring swam the race in 8:19.53 a month after Evans broke the record swim and held the mark until Tuesday. "This was more important than my other records, because I had the record, then lost it, then got it back." Evans said. The world record of 8:24.62 was held by Australia's Tracey Wickham from of 1978 until 1987. "The race wasn't tough except the last 25 meters," Evans said. "I felt lactic acid in my arms, and I was saying to myself, 'Help. Get me out of this. I want NIT Associated Press Janet Evans (R) celebrates new world record to be done.'" Evans pushed hard from the start of the race. She was only two seconds slower than her world record for the 400 halfway through the event and won by 35 meters over Debbie Babashoff of Fountain Valley, Calif., who was timed in 8:38.17. Evans said she wasn't concerned at all when Mohring beat her 800 record last August. "I read it in the paper," Evans said. "I was going to Disneyland with friends that day. I wasn't mad. I went to Disneyland and had fun." The meet continues the rest of the week, with Evans hoping to set marks in the 400 and 1500 freestyle and the 400 individual medley. » Meanwhile, away from the pool, the New York Times reported Wednesday that three- time 1984 Olympic gold medalist Rowdy Gaines was ruled ineligible to compete in Friday's 400-meter freestyle relay unless he puts all money he has earned in endorsements and appearances since 1984 in a trust fund. Fans: Bearcat Tourney Luck Rubs Off MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) - Wesley and Peggy Strauch have had such good luck recently they feel certain it's tied in with Muncie Central's success in the high school basketball tournament. On Sunday, Strauch won a Lincoln automobile, one day after the Bearcats captured the Indianapolis semistate to reach the final four. The $28,000 car isn't the only evidence of Bearcat magic. Mrs. Strauch came into an unexpected $2,000 inheritance. Then the couple won $75 in the Ohio lottery. Strauch, owner of a carpet firm, won the car at an Indi- anapolis trade show he attended only because he was in town for the semistate game. Strauch had bought enough commercial carpet padding at the trade show to get two chances in the drawing for the car. Steve Strauch, the couple's son, was so confident his parents' winning streak would continue he stayed in Indianapolis after the game Saturday just so he could drive their old car home when they won the new one. When the family entered the room where the winning ticket would be drawn, they saw sev- Football Coaches Name Association Officers INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Bob Gaddis of Danville High School has been elected president of the Indiana Football Coaches Association for 1988-89. Gaddis served as first vice president last year. He succeeds Mike Hawley of Fort Wayne Snider as president. Bob Bridge of North Miami, second vice president last season, has moved up to first vice president, and Jerry Brewer of Jasper has been elected second vice president. Dave Land, assistant coach at Ball State University and former coach at Delta High School, was re-elected secretary-treasurer. The association also named the following members of its board of directors: Region 1—Dave Shelbourne, Highland; Brad Smith, Crown Point. Region 2—Randy Robertson, Goshen; Dennis Sienicki, Northridge. Region 3—Steve Keefer, Bellmont; Rick Lightfoot, Leo. Region 4—Jim Davis, North White; Mark Miller, Rochester. Region 5—Mark Surface, Marion; Gerry Keesling, Wes- Del. Region 6—Rick Schavietello, Crawfordsville; Rick Wimmer, Zionsville. Region 7—Bob Ashworth, Lawrence Central; Ken Leffler, Indianapolis Scecina. Region 8—John Broughton, Pendleton Heights; Steve Hurst, Noblesville. Region 9—Mike Spencer, Tell City; PaulOsborne, Tecumseh. Region 10—John Stafford, Columbus East; Rod Bailart, East Central. PUBLIC AUCTION SATURDAY MARCH 26,198810:00 A.M. LOCATED AT DENVER IN. GO NORTH OF PERU OR SOUTH OF ROCHESTER ON U.S. 31 TO ST. RD. 16, TURN EAST TO DENVER, GO TO WABASH VALLEY BANK, TURN SOUTH TO 1st HOUSE SOUTH OF BANK ON EAST SIDE OF PAYSON STREET. WATCH FOR AUCTION SIGNS. COLLECTIBLES Seth Thomas mantle clock, painted wall cupboard, glass door cupboard top, Display pie case, Oak table, Victorian lamp table, hall tree, Duncan Phyfe dining table, asst. wooden chairs, 6 oak leather seat chairs, 2 Oak rockers, Smoking stand, marble top & oak wash stands, floor lamp, kerosene lamp, metal beds, 4 pc. bedroom suite w/vanity, camel back trunk, comforters, cedar chest, Walnut frame mirror, piture frames, picture album, canes, pocket knives, Jewelry (Elgin watch-tie pins etc.), hand mirror, shaving mirror, WW1 military items, Dietzen & Eckrich aprons, BOOKS (set 13 Civil War-Denver Fall Festival-4 Vol. Master Historian-Childrens-14 Charles Paul DeKnock-1904 Almac. Atlas-Pres. McKinley Memoria etc.), Denver cemetary & 1904 Miami Co. Maps w/case, Commode pitcher/bowl, clear water pitcher, egg whip measurer, Serv. 12 Kresge & Johnson Bros, china, serv. 8 Rogers silverware, pink & green depression, pressed & pattern glass, 5 pcs. red glass, clown mug, German hp. plates, Wellsville relish, UM cups, Nippon cr./sugar, hp dishes, meat platters, sugars, salt dips, 2 glass top trays, egg plate, water & milk cans, crocks, bowl & jug, btls.,vases, wicker & metal lined picnic baskets, sausage grinder, meat saw, iron skillets, 5 gal. lard cans, adv. boxes, wash board, ironing board, tool chest, asst. primitive tools, sytheand HOUSEHOLD MISC. Frigidaire eled range-washer-dryer, GE refrigerator, Thomas organ, Zenith BW TV, radios, humidifier, 2 pc. living suite, lamp-end & coffee tables, platform rockers, recliners, mag. racks, lamps, lighted & other pictures, desk w/chair, 4 drawer file, 2 manual adding machines, desk items, metal closet, 2 day beds, 5 pc. breakfast set, metal cabinet, utility table, TV trays, card table, fold chairs, Singer tank & upright vacuums, scrubber, elec. broom, fan, hamper, pillows, bedding linen, walker, chamber chair, Small kitchen appliances, roaster oven, pans, silverware, utensels, bakeware, glasses, every day dishes, Tupperware, lawn chairs, porch swing, TOOLS, levels, hammers, chisels, saws, hand tools, axes, shovels, reel mower, grass shears, garden hose & tools, pulley, saw horses, cork pcs,, buckets, baskets, Aluminum & wooden ladders, asst. lumber. THE MARIE SHAFER ESTATE ESTATE ATTORNEY: ROBERT SPAHR, PERU,1N, TERMS: Cash or check with proper ID. Not responsible for accidents or items after sold, HUGHES AUCTION SERVICE, PERU, IN. AUCTIONEERS: TERRY D. HUGHES 317-473-4739 TED J. NICHOLS 219-982-6830 Cierk Becky Brewer 317-472-1770 LUNCH AVAILABLE eral good omens: The sales representatives were dressed in purple — Muncie Central's school color. And a promotional sign on the car was painted in purple. One hundred tickets were drawn, and Strauch's was the last selected. "Steve walked out of the room when we got down to 98. He couldn't take it any more. He knew there were only two names left. It was just too much," Strauch said, "It was quite a weekend," the 1950 Central graduate added. The Strauchs decorated their new car with purple and white streamers for the drive home. "Purple and white. It was just meant to be," Strauch said. "I don't think we would have been there if the Bearcats hadn't been there." Strauch said he will drive his lucky car to Market Square Arena Saturday to watch his the Bearcats play for what he hopes will be Muncie Central's eighth state championship. "We're going to take the car back this week and come home with number eight," he said. Soviets To Tour Vs. AAU INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Soviet National Junior basketball team will visit the United States in May for a 10-game tour against Amateur Athletic Union club and regional teams, the AAU has announced. The tour has been sanctioned by the Amateur Basketball Association of the United States and will be played under international rules. Games at Jonesboro, Ark., on May 11 and Columbia, S.C., on May 17 will be televised live by ESPN. Another game at St. Petersburg, Fla., on May 13 will be broadcast by ESPN on a tape delay that evening. The tour begins in New York City on May 7, followed by games in Hamton, Va., May 8; South Bend, Ind., May 10; Jonesboro; St. Petersburg; Lexington, Ky., May 14; Jackson, Tenn., May ?.3; Columbia; Des Moines, Iowa, May 19, and Chicago, May 20. Sale Calendar Mar. 25—Lincoln Auction Ralph Rockey Mar. 26—Ray Harpster Estate Auction Smith Auctions Mar. 26—Ed Boone Owner '. Dewa'ine Davies Apr. 1-Franklin D. & Doris E. Nelson Rinehart Apr. 8-Cass County Highway Henry Schrader Apr. 8—Cass Co. Hwy & Civil Defense Owners ... Schrader Auctions Denture Tlace WIJUSO KXfPT MIMCUD ;•;• "Ourgoai M to provide a hifgh tfuuttity if< r nturi r ;X Iv service »t a very reaxttnaklt* ro.-t/ to our futtifnt*. " X ;'.*: ' Drv Woonof, Ichort V HHSi. IbUAll. 'MM, W. tmn t™. Orrthf m Ihi IM. c«,ii:317-452-1500 Mw.Jri |.]0-VQC ti I Pirtwl Dtnrur*l Sale 39.99 STAFFORD™DRESS SHOES Reg.'50. Stafford™leather dress shoes are designed to keep you in slyle and comfort, at one very affordable price. Black, brown and cordovan for men's sizes. I9B8 JCPennwy Company, fnc JG Penney Logansport Mall Continued from page 13 The Indians, who trailed by as many as seven points in the second half, held the ball for the final 42 seconds. Johnson took a pass on the right baseline and was fouled by Stanford's Howard Wright with the clock at :00 but before the buzzer sounded. After Stanford called two timeouts trying to rattle the reserve guard, he calmly sank the first of two shots with a standing-room-only crowd screaming. "I was just looking down the floor and did not look at anybody — not the crowd, not my teammates, not my coach," Johnson said. "On the bench (during a timeout), the coach said whether I made the free throws or not, we had had a great year. But I thought, 'Wait a minute, the year's not over yet.'" It is for Stanford, appearing in its first postseason tournament since winning the NCAAs in 1942. in deep foul trouble, Anderson was limited to 18 points, but got 16 of them in the second half. "We knew Baynham was a good player and he proved it tonight. We didn't do a good job on him," Bulldogs Coach Hugh Durham said. "We didn't guard him and he stuck it in the hole.'' Ohio St. 86, Cleveland St. 80 Ohio State, which trailed by by 10 points midway through the second half, rallied to take its own 10-point lead with less than four minutes remaining. The Vikings, 22-8, couldn't catch up, despite 32 points from Ken McFadden. Jay Burson led host Ohio State with 22 points, while Jerry Francis had 21. the Buckeyes, 18-12, won the NIT two years ago. "It's an in-state game, so it's an emotional situation," Buckeyes Coach Gary Williams said. "Tonight was like another Big Ten game. Cleveland State wants to play Ohio State badly." Middle Tenn. St. 69, Georgia 59 Ty Baynham's 24 points paced host MTSU, an Ohio Valley member which beat an SEC foe for the second straight round. Earlier, the Blue Raiders ousted Tennessee from the tournament. Baynham not only scored 13 points in the first half, he helped put Georgia star Willie Anderson Colorado State 71, Houston 61 Pat Durham scored 25 points and David Turcotte added 21 at Colorado State, where the Rams shot 57 percent. CSU, 20-12, reached 20 victories for only the second time in its history. Houston, led by center Rolando Ferreira's 21 points, finished the year 18-13. Houston rallied for a 53-52 lead on Horace Chaney's fifth 3- pointer of the game with 4:53 remaining. But the Rams reclaimed the lead for good less than a minute later. Trent Shippen's steal set up a layup by Turcotte. He was fouled and missed the free throw, but Eric Friehauf tipped it in for a 56-53 lead with 4:06 left. New Mexico 78, Oregon 59 At Albuquerque, freshman Rob Robbins scored 23 points and New Mexico hit 33 of 47 free throws. New Mexico steadily pulled away from a 29-26 halftime lead and outscored the Ducks 12-3 over the final four minutes. Oregon, which got a 30-point effort from senior guard Anthony Taylor, was whistled for 33 fouls. Starters Randy Grant, Brett Coffey and Keith Balderson fouled out, while the other two starters, Tailor and guard Frank Johnson, finished with four fouls each. "I just don't think we got a chance to play. By this time, you should get a chance do play," Oregon Coach Don Monson said. JERRY WEESE AUCTIONEERING and APPRAISALS Idoville (219)278-7174 LINCOLN AUCTION GALLERY Every Friday Evening Consignments wanted-bring most everything. One item or houseful), estates, business, moving, clean-up, etc. 219-699-6443 We Sell Everything! Buying & Selling Daily LAND AUCTION 140 Acres, Cass County April 1,1:30 PM The auction will be conductedat Rinehart Realtors, 44 S. Center St., Flora. 140 ACRES: Deer Creek Twp., Sec. 30, Cass County; more specifically located one mile West of Young America on S.R. 18. This farm has been under an excellent farm management program. The soil is highly productive and has been well fertilized. This tract has no improvements. TERMS: Purchaser to pay 10% down on day of sale, balance at closing. Purchaser will be furnished abstract showing merchantable title and warranty deed. Property sold subject to confirmation of seller. OWNER: FRANKLIN D. & DORIS E. NELSON FLORA OFFICE 44 SOUTH CENTER 219-9674195 'REALTORS' AUCTIONEERS DOWNHAM & SONS Shooters Supply 729 Burlington Ave. Logansport PH. (219) 753-4315 Browning Grade I Auto Fifle Ruger Single Six 22LR/22Mag 5'Ab.b.i blue finish M89 99 WINCH. 22 Mag,J.H.P. Ammo Buck Woodsman Knife 4" Blade w/sheafh 60 per box 99 Charles Daly Compact Binoculars 8x21 MM Many Other Specials M0% OFF everyday low prices on New & Used Firearms,Reloading Supplies and Accesories'. 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