The Daily Inter Lake from Kalispell, Montana on May 30, 1976 · Page 11
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The Daily Inter Lake from Kalispell, Montana · Page 11

Kalispell, Montana
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Sunday, May 30, 1976
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Indy facts \ and figures INDIANAPOLIS IAI'1 - fKto \ And fi[ur«s of tht Jr4iifujpolij t. MO-mil! r»ce Sunday, May M, at ·;. IbtfndunapoliiMotorSpecdwiy: ·: Kveflt--The Wth Annual Jnle/- £ natloiu! Sweepstakes £ Distance -WO miles; 200 laps y around the 2i-mile. asphalt-on- $ brick Indianapolis Motor Speed- '·: way trai'k |: Sanctioning body-she U.S. »! Auto Club; also open to NASC'AK 'f SCCA. Grand Prix and otKer 'i. drivers through international x IF7AI listing; does nol count In } world standings because of '· engines up lo 42 litres against ;' Formula ! limit of 3 litres. £ Start-11 a m. EST. from a fly- ?; ing start, following parade and ' pace laps. The pate car, a 1976 'i turbocnirgiHf V-f Buick, will be ? driven by singer Marty Robbiiu, f who also drives NASCAR stock '· races. Finish is unofficial until :-, posted at 8 a.m. Monday. :·: Field-llie 33 fastest cars in 10- :; mile qualificatkmj May 1^-16 and -: May 22-23. '·! Pole position--1974 winner :· Johnny Rutherford. Fort Worth, :· Tex., who qualified his No. 2 : : MkLaren-Offenluuser at 1B.95T S miles per hoir. ? Fastest quali[ier-H69 winner '; Mario Andreltl, Nazareth, Pa., i 189.404 In the No. 6 McLaren- : Offenhauser. Andretli could not '· make the pole position since he : competed in the Ealgian Grand : Prix the first weekend of Indy : qualifications. l ( Defending champion--Bobby ·· Unser, Albuquerque, N.M., who averaged K9.213 in an Eagle- Offenhauser. Unser also won in 1968. Other former winners in field-- A.J. Foyt. 1961-«-67; Al Unser, 1970-71; Gordon Johncock. 1973. Qualification records--198. U3 (four laps) and 199.071 (one lap), both by Johnny Rutherford in 1973. Race record--152.962 by Mark Dooohue in 1972. Purse--Depends on attendance and accessory awards; 1975 payoff was $1.001.321 of which Bobby Unser received 214,031.60. Prize list will be announced at victory dinner Monday night. Crowd--Speedway never discloses attendance, but admits to 235,000 reserved seats and room for 100,000 more persons in infield. Television--Delayed telecast by the American Broadcasting Co., beginning at 9 p.m., (EDT). Radio -Speedway network to 775 stations in the United Stales and Canada, plus worldwide coverage on Armed Forres Radio and special Spanish language broadcast. Mortality--There have been 61 dealbs at the Speedway, including pre-500 races of 19091910. Last deaths were in 1973, when driver Art Pollard was killed in practice and driver Swede Savage .. and crewman Armando Teran died in Ike race. The total Includes 33 other drivers. CBS upsets church-goers with NBA starting time DUntTVfY / A D I in* - - ,L . » _ _ . ! _ . . . . . . . TMDMyMir M*» A-n PHOENIX (APj - It's « ( «m« that Phoenix' rabid basketball fans have been walling two weeks for, but It's one that has drawn the wrath of city church-goers and ministers because of its starting tim«-10:30 a.m. The focal point of attention is Sunday's third game of the National Basketball Association championship series between the Phoenix Suns and the Boston Celtics at Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The Celtics, 12-time NBA titleholders and leading 2-0 in the best-of-seven series, are seeking to become only the fourth club in league history to complete a fourgame sweep. Game 4 will be at Phoenix Wednesday night. The early starting time for Game] was forced upon the teams by CBS, which Is televising the entire series nationally. "If CBS says that's when we play, then that's when we'll play," Boston's JoJo White said. "We'll just have to make sure we get a good night's sleep and are ready to play." While While was not disturbed by the early start, many Phoenix fans have been put in a diiemna--whether to choose church or basketball. One minister wrote (be SUM uk- lag for a public sutctntat whfcfc would exprest regret and uwretbit such scheduling be avoided in the future. He said h« nipected church attendance to drop Sunday. Another minister said he was disappointed that CBS wa» not more sensitive lo the religious community of Phoenix. Meanwhile, the Suns have put the blame squarely on CBS. They said the network wanted the game played on May 30th at 10:30 a.m., even though the Suns had not offered Sunday as one of the days they preferred. laSf Panatta advance to finals of Italian Open ROME (AP) - Top-seeded Guil lermo Vilas of Argentina crushed Eddie Dibbs of Miami, Fla, W, 8-3, 6-2 and Adriano Panatta of Italy beat John Newcombe of Australia 6-2,6-4, 6-4 Saturday to qualify for the men's singles final in the Italian International Tennis Open. Mima Jausovec of Yugoslavia spoiled Leslie Hunt's 26th birthday by defeating her 6-1, 6-3 and taking the women's singles title. It was the first major international win for the 19-year-old Yugoslav girl, the Wimbledon junior champion. The match between Vilas and Dibbs was technically boring, with endless duels from the baseline. Vilas, however, showed occasional signs of his class, placing some nice spinnng lobs on the rare occasions Dibbs came to the net, and hit his backhands down the line to keep Dibbs on the run throughout. It was the first time the Argentine made it into the final here. Manuel Sentinel's Kris Nord claims tennis crown MISSOULA (AP) - Missoula Sentinel's Kris Nord combined a spiffy serve and court savvy Saturday to defeat Billings West's defending state champion Bob Weaver, 7-5, 6-2, to claim the boy's singles title in the State High School Tennis Championships. Even though Weaver lost his singles crown, his teammates retained the boy's title, outscoring Sentinel 17-15 in the point totals. Bozeman won the girl's team championship, scoring 15 points to Billings West's 14. Helena Senior claimed third with 13 points, the same total that Havre accumulated. Helena won its ranking on the basis of having a higher individual place winner. Karen Eggan took the girl's singles championship with a 7-5, 6-4 victory over Jeanne Rogers of Bozeman. Eggan had upended two- time state titlist Kris Albrecht of Great Falls in the quarterfinals Friday. The boy's doubles championship went to Joe Albrecht and Tim Skiftun of Great Falls. They downed upstarts Mark Silverman and Tim Alley of Missoula Hellgate, 7-5, 7-6. Earlier, Silverman and Alley upset Pete Teal and Matt Laney of Billings Senior who were undefeated until the semifinal meeting. The girl's doubles crown was won by Donna Friedt and Karen Hoffman of Billings West. They took a 2-fi, 6-0, 6-1 decison from Carol Brenden and Kristy Hanson of Havre. Orantes of Spain and BJorn Borg of Sweden have beaten him In previous semifinal matchups. Vilas did not play well, but he was never really in trouble against Dibbs, who beat Mark Edmondson of Australia in the quarter-finals on Friday. Vilas shot off to a service break at love in the first game, broke again in the fifth and seventh games as Dibbs missed too many corners. The American scored his only service break in the first game of tie second set, at love, and led 3-1. But Vilas rallied to 3-3 and managed to win the seventh game after trailing 15-40 and an endless number of deuces. The loss appeared to crack the American's concentration and Vilas won seven straight games, taking the second set 63 and grabbing a 4-0 lead in the third before coasting to a 6-2 victory. Darigold belts Bigfork by 15-2 Darigold spanked out 14 base hits Friday afternoon to roll over Bigfork Jaycees, 15-2 in PeeWee Major baseball action. Gary Roberts had three hits and Larry Roberts and Lary Windshimer had two safeties each for Darigold. Cenis and Hillman each doubled for the losers' only hits off pitchers Jerry Johnson and Ralph Harding. Darigold batted around in the sixth inning to score six runs. PeeWee tourney continues Pitcher Dan Siblerud fires toward the plate Saturday night as his Evergreen Lions team beat Somers in a PeeWee baseball tournament game at Evergreen Field. Shortstop Shawn Quinn is in background. Six area teams remain in the Major division tourney which concludes at 7 tonight. Photo by George Geise Forego seeks Horse of Year for third consecutive time By ASSOCIATED PRESS Forego gets down to serious business Monday in a bid for a third straight Horse of the Year title while trainer Laz Barrera shoots at the Jersey Derby with two 3-year-olds as his stable star, Bold Forbes, awaits the June 5 Belmont Stakes. Forego will make 1976 stakes debut, and only his second start of the year, when be opposes eight other handicap runners including Foolish Pleasure and Master Derby in the one-mile, $100,000-added Metropolitan Handicap at Belmont Park. Barrera will send out the entry of Life's Hope, Louis Wolfson's Illinois Derby winner, and Enrigue Uteri's El Portugues against nine other 3- year-olds in the IVi-mile, 5100,000- added Jersey Derby at Garden State Park. FVCC loggers wind up second at home meet The Klathead Valley Community College logging team finished second overall to Spokane Community College in a collegiate logging meet held at the Flathead County Fairgrounds over the weekend. The FVCC stump jumpers had the best men's score of 43, one above Spokane, but the SCC women scored 35 to 24 for the FVCC timber toppers. The other school, Treasure Valley Community College of Ontario, Oregon had 35 bombined points. FVCC's Bob Lee tied Sam Waldron of Spokane for all-around logger honors with 17 points but Waldron was awarded the first place trophy on first places. Carol Clark of SCC won the women's competition with 16 points. Lee and Ledo of FVCC won the double buck; David of FVCC won the men's axe throw; Bauder of FVCC won the men's checker. Other high places for FVCC included a second by Lee in men's speed chop; second by Launa Kennedy in women's speed chop; second by Lee and Nadine Hergenrider in jack and Jill; Kinney and Hildebrand in double buck; Hergenrider in women's axe throw. The meet concluded the season for the FVCC stump jumpers. The team was sponsored by the college and the Flathead Chapter of the Hoo Hoo, No. 187. The logging businessmen provided wood for the FVCC meet as well as paying most of the team's expenses during the season. DONNYDUPUIS SMOKE SIGNAL ·Ice ·Snacks ·Cigars ·Pipe Tobacco "Change Is Needed On The Montana Supreme Court"...Vote Dan Shea! * * * * * A member of the Montana Supreme Court must be independent of the other members and of any special interests. If I am elected to the Supreme Court I will be my own man. * * * * * M y votes on the Supreme Court will not be based on whom I please or displease. My votes will not be made on the basis of the parties or lawyers appearing before the court. My votes will be made on the merits. * * * * * A member is needed on the court who will be a balance against those who, because of their economic and political leanings, rule in favor of big business and giant corporations. * * * * * T h e Supreme Court decision ruling in favor of the Montana Power Company and against the Public Service Commission was wrong. * * * * * A growing government and the growing complexity of our society demands that courts be ever vigilant in enforcing and protecting the civil rights governmental intrusions. of the citizens of Montana against * * * * * l t has been said that "eternal vigilance is the price of democracy," and (contrary to the thinking of most judges) eternal vigilance extends also to the judical branch of government. For Independence nft Montana Supreme Court Vote For Dan Shea! Patd for by DAN SHEA for Supreme Court, Michael S. RosbarsXy, Treasurer. 250 East Woodworm. Missoufa. Montana 59801 ·'£

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