The Daily Inter Lake from Kalispell, Montana on November 13, 1957 · Page 5
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Kalispell, Montana
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Wednesday, November 13, 1957
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Bud Wilkinson is Chosen College Coach of Week NORMAN, Okla. (UP) -- He nays "We hope we will be good enough to win, but if we play the best we can we don't mind losing." He almost forgets what it is to lose because his team hasn't dropped a game since its opener in 3953. lie is so happy in his adopted state that he once. turned down a bonus of two yachts (one air conditioned) and two oil wells if he would take another coaching job. He's Charles '(Bud) Wilkinson, the United Press coach of the week after his Sooners whipped Missouri, 39-14, Saturday to clinch the Big Eight championship and an Orange Bowl trip. Both are old hat for Wilkinson teams, which tied for the conference title' in 1947, his first year at Oklahoma, and have won every year, since. Wilkinson's record against conference opposition is a gaudy 60-0-2. His previous bowl teams have won four out of five and will be favored this time over its Atlantic Coast Conference rival, probably Duke. There are two sides to the Oklahoma football dynasty under the 41-year-old Wilkinson. The statistical part is fantastic -- a 97-7-3 'record for 10-plus season, 47 straight victories and 123 games without being shut out. Wilkinson prefers to talk about the other side of the picture --- the 92 per cent of his players who eventually earn a degree, the fine character and devotion to team play of his boys, the joy his fourth and fifth-stringers get from breaking into a game. Only last Friday, Dr. George L. Cross, Oklahoma president, said it probably would be good if the Sooners lose a game because fans are putting too much accent on winning. Wilkinson, risking ex- pulsion from the coaches' union ; , agrees. "Competition is good for the game," he said. "Of course, we want to win and we try to do the best we can every week. But our j objective is to play the best we can. It is possible to win and not have played your best." Most football observers feel the 1957 Sooners, while beating every-] one on a not-so-tough schedule,; don't measure up to previous Wilkinson powerhouses. While Bud won't get involved in a comparison, he did warn before the start of the season that Oklahoma fans shouldn't expect so much this year. Last week, he called nisi team "real ordinary." This week, Oklahoma plays Notre Dame. Wilkinson recalls that after Notre Dame beat Army, the Irish warned that their main target was Oklahoma. "You might say we're sort of| Stepping out of the frying pan iinto the fire," Wilkinson sighed. Officials Take Exams Sunday Examinations for prospective o'f- ficials will be given Sunday morning at 10 in room 1-A at Flathead County High School. All officials who haven't taken exam must take it to get a passing grade to become a member of the Montana Officials Association. Dates for study clubs for officials have been set. Including the one last Monday night there will be six meetings. The officials will meet at 173 N. Main on Nov. 25, Dec. 9, Jan. G, Jan. 20 and Feb. 3. Lane Quits Cards, Takes Tribe Job CLEVELAND, Ohio (UP)--Frank Lane, who resigned earlier today as general manager of the St. Louis Cardinais, \vas named yesterday general manager Cleveland Indians. following a 55-minute here. . Lane succeeds Hank Greenberg, whose contract with the Indians meeting| Board chairman William R. Da- ·ley, who announced Lane's hiring, Billings Has the Height For This Coming Season BY DICK MULLINS United Px»» Spoiii Writer BILLINGS (UP) -- If height alone could win the Class AA High School Basketball Conference this season, the Billings Broncs would be in. , However, Bronc mentor Bill Lazetich, faced with the height- damaging 12-foot free throw lanes, has adopted a "wait and see" attitude before predicting any great future for his team. Lazetich did .say "it looks encouraging." Last year the Broncs won the top spot in conference play with a 13-5 record. Gone from the squad this year wiH be all-staters Duane Buegsegger and Dick Lamb. Six returning veterans will supply the nucleus of this season's team. They are center Gordon Haugen, 6-7; forward Kenny. Hun,t, 6-0; forward George Miller, 6-2; forward Gordon Pirrle, 6-3; forward Pick Hatch, 5-10, and guard Berriie Overland, 6-1. "Laz" said much will depend on how his big men develop. Haugen, a shade over 6 feet, 7 inches tall, represents probably Detroit Ties St. Louis for First in NBA By United Pre«i With . one ' driving layup shot, 3ene Shue of the -Detroit Pistons n.ade himself a hero instead of a goat anl gave his team its first victory in its new home town. Shue clicked with his game-winning basket just three seconds before the final buzzer last night, making the Pistons 109-107 winners over his old teammates, the New York Knickerbockers. It was the Pistons' first win in three starts in Detroit since moving there from Fort Wayne. In the first game of the Detroit doublehcader, the unbeaen Boston Celtics squo-.ked to their 10th straight victory, 107404, over the Minneapolis Lakers. No other games v;er? scheduled last night. Shue was all set to be the goat] of this game because, with the score tied and 10 seconds left, he called t.ime out and nullified a basket that teammate Chuck Noble was in the act of scoring. But now he shares hero's honors with George Yard'ey, who scored 32 points for the Pistons -- 19 of them in the fourth quarter as they drove from liehind. Willie Naulls led the Knicks with 24. The win put Detroit in a tie with idle St. Louis for first place in the western division. Boston's victory was its closest call this season. The Lakers led the Celtics through the first three periods but Boston went ahead to stay with two minutes left in the game. Bob Cousy led the Celtics with 23 points but Bob · Leonard had 25 for the winless Lakers. the tallest class AA player in the state. '. ' Although practices started last week, Hunt has been shelved with a broken bone in his wrist which; he. sustained in the final week of] football. However, it is hoped he will be ready to go by the first conference game with Livingston in L'ivingston, Dec. 14. The 40-year-old Bronc coach, In his 12th year at Billings and in his third year as head basketball coach, saw a, close race in the league this season with "seven or eight" teams in the running. The former Montana State University three-sport athlete is also taking a close look at two transfer students. They are sophomore guard Kenny Saylor of Havre and center Dwight' Steele from Canada. Others vieing for spots on the Bronc varsity include guard Ray Haroldson, guard Russ Powers, forward Jim Bryngelson, guard Mike Gains, forward Tim Mcllen- ry, and guards Rex Robey, Elmer Vossler, Jerry Hofferber, Dick Colberg and Ray Suitor. Buckeye Faculty States Athletes Should Get Money COLUMBUS, Ohio (UP) -- An Ohio Stale : University faculty committee today blasted Colleges for pretending to have an amateur football program and urged that players share in the profits. In the report the committee also said it had evidence that some professors granted " athletes "unearned grades" while others made it tougher for the football players. The professors said that Ohio State's eligibility in the Big Ten may be questioned because the faculty has gradually surrendered its control to the university administration. Big Ten rules provide that the faculty govern the conference. Big Ten Commissioner Kenneth L. (Tug) Wilson refused to comment on the recommendations "until he has had the opportunity to read the report in its entirety." The report bristled with criticism of the idea that college sports are still amateur. The time has come, the committee said, to realize that "skill in any form is marketable" and "whether we like it or not" it is "foolish" to think that athletes should be denied a part of the profits."' ' - '-' . Mayer's Stable Will Be Sold HOLLYWOOD (UP) -- The late film magnate Louis B. Mayer's racing stable and breeding stock will be sold at public auction Jan. 6, 1958, on the Pomona, Calif., fair grounds. , The sale was announced by a spokesman for the estate. Mayer re-entered racing on a modest scale a few years ago, after disposing of his original racing and breeding stock in auctions which realized more than 5 million dollars. The Indians announced its board of directors selection of Lane of the,was not renewed. Greenberg continues in the post until Jan, 1 and will receive and additional one year's salary after that. MSU Ends Season said that "Frankie Lane is the next new general manager and his term will be for three years.' Daley's statement said the board of directors thought that Lane was "the best person qualified to lead the Indians." Trade-happy Lane made a Aluminum can be rolled, forged, spun, drawn, extruded and machined. MISSOULA (UP) -- A battered, band of Montana State University! Grizzlies are working out this weekj in preparation for their final game' of the season--a Skyline Conference affair with Colorado State in Missoula Saturday afternoon. Not only did the Grizzlies get slugged 22-13 last week by Montana State College, but star quarterback Early Keeley was lost for the season when he suffered a broken collar bone in the final quarter of play. Also missing from the lineup will be regular end Pete Rhinehart . 'who sustained a shoulder separation two weeks ago. Otherwise Coach Jerry Williams said his team will be without injuries. Keeley's quarterbacking chores will be taken over by sophomore Phil Griffin and Bruce Olsen. Williams said he anticipates a "tough" game. Colorado State were "fired-to-the-hilt, as they always nee." He termed the play of the Griz- tation during nine years with Chicago and St. Louis by negotiating deals that involved a total of 200 players. The coloi-ful figure, 61 years "young," has a reputation for rebuilding slumping ball clubs. zlies "the worst this season." He Lane had conferred in Chicago iHElNTPRLAKE, November 13, 1957 5- added, "If we had played the brand of ball we played against New Mexico, Utah State or Idaho, we would have had no trouble.' Sunday with vice presidents Nate Dolin and George Medinger of the Indians. The same officials earlier had interviewed Bill Dewitt, for* pier general manager of the St. The Grizzlies presently have a'Louis Browns. 2-4 Skyline Conference record. WANT ADS BRING RESULTS beat lhad cat otherwise has Officials Insure Against Sputnik Dewitt earlier had been figured a front runntr for the Greenberg post. But it was reported here jarlier yesterday he' had been dropped from consideration be- STOCKHOLM, Sweden year contract. , Daley's announcement of Lane's (UP) -- three-year pcct shifts the reason for the selection of Lane over Dewitt from contract terms to some other basis. Jittery sponsors of next year's European track and field meet aren't inking any chances on a possible financial loss. They have taken out insurance at the cost of 20,000 crowns (54,000) against world * ST. LOUIS (UP)--Vaughn (Bing) war, Asian f l u , general strike and'Devine yesterday was appointed Whitefish Ski Club Maps Plan For '57 Season WHITBFISH (ILNS) -- Thirty members and guests of the Whitefish Lake Ski Club attended the regular business session and movie meeting last week at the home of Mrs. Everett Evenson. The film, shown by James Livers, president of the group, was on the French style of skiing and will be shown to high school students. During the business session, plans were discussed for a potluck supper to be staged with the Kalispell Ski Club on Nov. 23. The social -3vent vill initiate the open- of the skiing season and will take place on Big Mountain starting at 8:30 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Karl Hinderman, head of The Ski Shop, will show thfc newest in equipment and styles for skiers. Any member of either club is welcome to attend. Memberships may be obtained at the dinner event. A number of guests, including several new Whitefish teachers, were introduced and welcomed to the ski club and its social events. The next regular meeting will be on Use. 2 at the home of Mrs. Sputnik If. In the case the meet general manager of the St. Louis J ack Collins with Mrs. Lloyd Mula bad year, [liams said his team was not hologically "up" for the Bob- game. He said the Bobcats is cancelled because of any of these catastrophes, the sponsors r e c e i v e 2.5 million crowns ($500,000). Cardinals by Busch Jr. Devine, 40 Lane, who President August A. , succeeds Frank resigned to become down as co 'hostess. general manager of the Clevelanc Indians. Bobcats Face 14th Best Team BOZEMAN (UP) .-- Montana [ State College Coach Tony Stortii said today the Bobcat coaches and players were "tickled pink" over the recent 22-13 victory against Montana State University. Storti's optimism was short lived, however. This week the Bob-1 cats journey to Tempe, Ariz., to meet the Arizona State Sun Devils. Arizona State is presently the top offensive football team in the nation. The Sun Devils have been averaging over 400 yards per game total offense and possess the number two rusher in the nation in halfback Burton. Tempe is also ranked 14th in the nalion by a rating service. And to add insult to injury the Sun Devils are undefeated this season and the game Saturday night will be their homecoming tilt. Storti termed the Grizzly game "a real fine team effort." He said his Bobcats "gave it everything they had." Storti admitted- that it will be only natural for his team to be down a bit this weekend against Arizona State after the flred-up Grizzly encounter. The Bobcats will be at full strength for the Arizona clash. Grosscup's Passes Put Him Runnerup NEW YORK (UP)^Lee Grosscup of Utah, by virtue of a sensational passing performance 'last weekenil against Army, has moved into second place in that department behind Bob Newman of Washington State. According to statistics released 'yesterday by the National CoJ» legial* Athletic Bureau, Grosscup · now Has 75 completions in eight games, or two fewer than Newman. ' i Army star Bob Anderson* ran 214 yards spJ adde4 J4 more with two passes. Between Grosscup and · Anderson they netted 534 yards, a 'five year bi3n for two player* in the same 'game . An old fashioned whisky. 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