The Daily Inter Lake from Kalispell, Montana on November 19, 1957 · Page 5
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Kalispell, Montana
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Tuesday, November 19, 1957
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Columbia Falls' Speed Offsets Lack of Height BY DON FLARSKI Inter T/ake Sports Editor Plenty of speed but no height Is (he tag put on Columbia Kails this season as basketball practice got underway at the Wildcat school in preparation for the first game of the season Nov. 29. Five lettermen were on hand to Coach Spence Koppand as he FkrtheqcTs Outstanding Gridders of 1957 The junior letter-man is 5-10, 140 pound Roger Miller, who came along fast at the end of last season. Columbia Falls was the most improved team in the Class B Northwest Conference lust season anc 1 was a dark horse favorite to capture the Northwest Conference divisional tournament at Poison anc 1 win a berth in the state finals. The Wildcats finished the season with an even 12-12 record, but many of those dozen wins came in the last third of the campaign. There are six outstanding prospects for this season's team. Top^ is Dave Konapatzke, 5-8, 155 pounrt senior, who, though this is his first basketball season at Columbia Falls, is a transfer student. The brother duo of Tony and Tom Dumay are two prospects for varsity play. Each stands six feet and weighs 140 pounds. Both are juniors. Norm Klein, 5-10, 160 yound junior, is fighting for a first team berth as is Gene Darling, 5-9, 155 pound lunior. Sophomore Dan Plummer, transfer student from Simms, stands 5-10, weighs 150 pounds and is out for the .squad and is rated by Koppang as a good prospect. The Wildcats open their season THE INTER LAKE, Tuesday, November 19, 1957 5- 5PENCER KOPPANG put his charges through their paces tills week. Back again are four seniors and on« junior, all of whom lettered. Heading the group Is blond haired John Albrecht, a 6-3, 185 pounder, who mans the pivot post and' is the best rebounder on the team. Milt Knudsen, the "quarterback" of the team, %vill add 5-11 and 14" pounds to the 1957-58 version o! the Columbia Falls team. Two other seniors returning are 3-9, 150 pound Joe Moody and Ger aid Brunelle,- 5-6, 140 pounds. Sooners Drop to Fifth; Spartans Take Over Top NEW YORK (UP) -- Michigan State, shut out of a bowl bid despite an impressive record, took over the top spot in the United Press college football ratings today in the wake of weekend upsets that dropped Texas A and M to fourth place and Oklahoma to fifth. Ohio State jumped to the No. 2 Ohio Stale. The Buckeyes clinched the Big Ten championship and the bowl berth by beating Iowa, 17-13. Ohio State, upset by Texas Christian in its season opener, since has won seven straight games. Michigan State, the national champion in 1952, has a "soft touch" for its season finale Sal- rating; Auburn, one of the two 1 urday in Kansas State. Ohio State remaining perfect-record teams in the major college ranks, could not advance last week's No. 3 ranking; and Notre Dame returned to the top 10 group -s- in ninth place on the strength of its stunning winds up with a toughie in Michigan, while Auburn still has games remaining against Florida State and Alabama. Oklahoma's demotion to f i f t h place this week marked the first 7-0 upset victory which snapped]time the Sooners have been rated Oklahoma's 47 - game · w i n n i n g streak. Mississippi was another new- WINNERS OF DOWNTOWN COACHES CLUB trophies last night Nov. 29 at home against Loyola of I were, left to right, front row, Frank Cabbage, best offensive Missoula Their first Northwest r.nn-! p| ayer; R o d Steinmetzer, best defensive player; and Jim Meacham, first learn all-state,- back row. Coach. Jim Sweeney; Missoula. Their first Northwest Con Terence game is against Thompson Falls at Columbia Falls, Jan. 3. The 1957-58 schedule: -Nov. 29 -- Loyola (Missoula), home. Nov. 30 -- Choteau, home. Dec. 6 --- At Cut Bank. Dec. 7 -- At Shelby. Dec. 33 -- At- Whitefieh* Dec. 20 -- Whitettsh. home" Jan. X -- Thompson .Falls, home. Jan. 4 -- Ubby', home. Jan. 10 -- At St. Ignatius. Jan. 11 -- Bonan, home. Jan. 17 -- At Kureka. Jan. 18 -- Poison, home. Jan. 24 -- At Libby. Jan. 23 -- At Thompson Falls. Jan. 31 -- At Ronan. Feb. 7 -- At Whitetish. Feb. 8 -- St. Ignatius, home. Feb. 14 -- Eureka, home. FeB. 15 -- At Poison. Feb. 22 .-- Whiteffsli. home. · Non-conference games. Cousy Accuses Johnston WORCESTER, Mass. (UP)--Veteran Bob Cousy, star of the cham- Richard Dennison, first team all-state; Dick Hines, most inspirational player to his team; and Rusty Redmond, president of the Downtown Coaches. comer In this week's top 10, advancing from llth place to sixth. Navy, Iowa, Notre Dame and Army rounded-out the select group in Team that order. Rice, which produced a major shocker Saturday by beating last week's top-ranked Texas A and M, 7-6, was placed 13th in the weekly ratings of the 35 leading coaches who comprise the United Press board. Auburn, 6-0 conqueror of weak that low since the final week of the 1953 season. Oklahoma won the national championship in 1955 and 1956. The United ratings (with record Press college football first-place votes and Chicago Bears Lose Star End CHICAGO (UP) -- Harlon Hill, star pass-catchin,g end, will be lost to the Chicago] Bears when they play the Detroit Lions Sunday because of .a shoulder separation. It was considered possible that Hill could be sidelined for the entire season by the injury. Yankees Ready to Trade NEW YORK (UP) -- The de-.and the one he probably would throned New York "Yankees, most is Billy Loes, who came through a workout and shifted I Frank Ramsey to Cousy's starting Flathead Wildlife Meets Thursday plon Boston Celtics, enters city post in the back court. hospital today for treatment of a leg injury which he says was "deliberately" inflicted. Dn Paul Shannon, said last night he hoped to reduce the painful swelling Jn the right thigh without resorting, to surgery. · Th« Celtics', sparkplug was injured In Saturday's game with the Philadelphia Warriors which Boston won, 111-89, for their llth straight victory this season. The Injury occurred when the Warrior's high-scoring center, Neil The Celtics go after victory number 12 against the Detroit Pistons in Detroit Thursday night. 1 meetings at Colorado Robert Morgan, in charge of rec-fColo., Dec. 2-7. ing little time in an attempt to get back on the winning track, already have offered four of their "expendables" in the hope of coming up with another front-line pitcher for 1958. Harry Simpson, Tommy Byrne,'ter is 41, Byrne will be 38 next Enos Slaughter and Joe Collins j month and Collins will be 35 in all were offered to various clubs ' during the past few weeks and there is a chance two or three of those four may figure in a deal during the major-minor league Duffy Backs Tearr/s Ranking EAST LANSING, Mich. (UP)-- on to record a 12-7 record with . . --,,.. Baltimore this year after being i Mic 'iigan State football coach Duf- abandoned by the Dodgers. -;·-'·- f ^ Baugherty said today he felt Slaughter, Byrne- and Collins "no b ° th hls leam ' s No - 1 national rating and Ohio State's assurance .longer figure in the Yankees' plans because of. their age. Slaugh- two weeks. Georgia, attracted place votes from the most first the coaches. a-i, _ P _ OI ?i5 Coach Snug Jordan's unbeaten and untied powerhouse had 14, compared to 13 for Michigan State, seven for Ohio State. However, the two Big Ten titans jU/; n f er received stronger support for sue- " i n i » « ceeding places and thus took over the first two ratings with, 310 and 283 points, respectively. Auburn 1. Michigan State (13) 2. Ohio State (7) (7-1) 3. Auburn (.14) (8-0) 278 4. Texas A. and M. (B-l) I'M 5. Oklahoma (7-1) 16j 6. Mississippi 13-1) 137 7. Navy (J) (7-1-1) _ ] j n 8 Iowa (6-1-1) 113 J. Notre Dame (5-2) _ _ 70 10. A r m y (8-11 62 Second 10 group -- 11, D u k e . 58: 12. Oregon. 41; J3. Rice. 30; 1 4 ' ( t i e ) , Wisconsin and Arizona (Tempe) State. 20 each; 1C. Tennessee. 12; 17. M i c h i g a n , 5: 18. North Carolina State, 3: IS I t i e l , Ciemson. Dartmouth, Perm State and UCLA. 2 each. Other -- Purdue. 1. Coast Conference of a Rose Bowl bid were "de-1 teams from served." "I don't know of any team in the nation that could have beaten reational lands and fire control for the Flathead National Forest, will speak "on- "Operation Outdoors" at a meeting of Flathead Wildlife, Inc., Thursday at 8 p.m. at the IOOF Hall in KaUspell. · Morgan the program of building new camp sites and renovating old ones on forest land. In addition, John Buhmiller Will show a collection of..colored slides Record Seen For Grosscup SALT LAKE CITY UP Utah's ° £ Glacier, .Na.lfonaf^^^akeft::^ bALl LAKi- CUY t u p ) -- u t a n s members .of the'···FJ.athe'J ^Camera,, great passing combination of quar- el b Th color slides'are prize-': his club at first base. Johnston, collided with Cousy who i charged last nfght that the incident was a "deliberate foul." "It wasn't accidental," he said angrily. "He put his knee out to get me. I was hurt by the same team last year and was out two ·weeks." ^ Johnston, however, denied that lie had any intention of injuring the' Celtics player. "I admire and respect Cousy," he said, "and I terback Lee Grosscup and half- jback Stuart Vaughn made the big- can't -possibly understand blaming me for the injury." him Philadelphia owner-general man- gest increases in Skyline Conference statistics during the past weekend. Statistics released by the commissioner's office showed Vaughn| established a new record in pass- winners taken by club .members. Refreshments will be served after the", meeting. r /, ; v :'; _'V.-.. Immediately after the Yankees' World Series loss to Milwaukee, Casey Stengel ihsisted the club would make no trades until "after I can see all my men. in spring training next March. 1 ' He was talking for exercise, though, be? cause he has seen the four players involved long enough to- know them even from memory. The Baltimore Orioles are especially interested in,--- Sitapsori," .whom Paul Richards feels can help jjarleski l u . _ -1..1. -j. r : _ _ t , - . ; H o e f t Q j Slaughter hatted only .254 lasti u s last Saturday," he said. "We played up to our ability and I think we deserved to be rated best in the national by United Press." But Daugherfy emphasized that his statement did not detract in any way from/Ohio State's capa- i- r i: 1' ,-' . had 278 points. This marked the first time in the eight-season history of the United Press ratings that two the same conference placed 1-2 in. any, weekly ballot of the coaches. Michigan State, although beaten only by Purdue in a tough sched- . » Promise Showdown LOS ANGELES ( U P ) -- Round subject which rip apart the season and Collins .201. No matter both are with next year, they 'undoubtedly will be Springs, 11 usec i on jy as pinch-hitters or part- i.time performers. Byrne wasn't called upon too often, either, this year and finabilities as a representative of the ished the season with an undistinguished 4-6 record and a 4.34 earned run average. General manager George Weiss and Stengel always feel they .can use more pitching and there are a number of hurlers in the league .to Big Ten jn the Bose Bowl. robin scheduling, a has threatened to Pacific Coast Conference, may be fought out at the winter PCC con- ferenc.e beginning Dec. 1 in Kan Francisco. Indications o£ a possilbe showdown on the much-debated contro- they would., l i k e ' t o land are Dick Donovan of the White Sox, Ray fine team and will represent the ·Big .Ten well," he said. "They earned -the right to go to the Rose Bowl by winning more Big Ten games than we did. You can't that. They took each of the the es caught- by aerials against Academy. The grabbing the Ail- eight Force eight receptions pushed his season total to 49, a new Skyline mark. The old record or46 was set in 1950 by Denver's Gordon Cooper, Vaughn has gained 727 yards on ager Eddie Gottlieb said in New Pf. sses this , season, close to an- York there was no plan to "get" Cousy. "We just don't play basketball that way," he added. ' The Celtics' star agreed with Gottlieb but stoutly maintained that his injury "was no accident:" Dr. Shannon said a blood clot -had formed in the injured leg and Cousy would be sidelined for at least two or three weeks. The physician said he hoped to avoid cutting by using a needle and surgical suction to draw out the deposit of blood left by the deep bruise. Meanwhile, at Boston, Coach Red Auerbach refused to comment on the mishap. He ran the club other record. Grosscup completed 13 out of 10 aerials against the Air 'Force for 249 yards to push his season passing total to 1,327 yards. Tho Skyline record of 1,418 was set in 1951 by Tom Dublinski. ·Grosscup also is threatening the all-time national collegiate throwing record in .percentage of completions. He is tossing at a 69.3 clip. The record for a season was set in 1945 by California's Paul Larsen who had 61.1. Don Perkins of New Mexico held on to the rushing leadership despite being shackled by. Wyoming last week. FIGHT RESULTS NEW YORK fUP) -- Danny Husso. N.Y.. outpointed ~..'1.,-tl»..f,.* ' i.*o.-lt ·MB'.i. Peter Brooklyn, Schmidt', New .York, (10). (substitute), 143":i, PROVIDENCE, RJ. (UP) -- Roger Harvey. 141V1, Bermuda, outpointed Willie (Pineapple) Stevenson, 146, Boston, (8). V : - - -^ -- ' . . . . . PARIS (UP) -- Charley Humez. 161, France, stopped Andre Brille, 159'.£, France (3). Simpson came to the Yanks from Kansas City last June in the Billy Martin deal. At the time of (tie trade, he was hitting .296 for the Athletics. With the Yankees, lie hit only .250 and-he wasn't ex-- actly a ball of fire against the, Braves in. the World Series. Stengel had his eye oh two or three pitchers with the Orioles Indians, . Billy rs and Camilo Pasctial of the Senators. ,To. get pitchers of that caliber, the Yankees .may have to offer more than they already have, and .there, are .indications they're ready to'do that, too. game as it came up.and won it." .'"? u t'.*t ^ s understood Michigan State officials and others in the Big Ten would seek to change league rules at the conference ule, lost out on its chance to goiversial issue were contained in an to the Rose Bowl last' weekend to agenda of the winter meeting released yesterday by PCC commissioner Victor O. Schmidt. Members of the conference may consider petitions of some members "for release from playing any scheduled games or scheduling any specific member institutions for a specified period of time," the agenda stated. California, UCLA, and the University of Southern California have threatened to withdraw from the conference if forced to continue (UP) -- The (scheduling which requires them to Coast Briefs PULLMAN, Wash. (UP)--Center Gail Strait, who broke his ankle ,several weeks ago, suited up with .We all feel Ohio State is a j the Washington State Cougars yesterday--but Coach Jim Sutherland was doubtful that the team captain would · see action against the Washington Huskies Saturday. - SEATTLEr-Wash. Nine of every ten forest fires are caused by man. . i n Chicago in December to require all league teams to play the same number of games. Ohio .State was assured of a; University of Washington Huskies worked on pass" defense yesterday as Coach Jim Owens prepared his squad for Washington State's Bob play some schools whether they want to or not. The three big California schools have stated that after this season Newman; w h o - h a s completed 90 they will feel free to schedule of 163 pases this year--including [Whomever they please because ir'godd Tor roueHdo'wnsV [current contracts will be fulfilled. Hose Bowl trip by beating Iowa! because that gave the Buckeyes a l record of 6-0 in conference play Iwith one game still to play. 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And you can buy these 1 ears, with of up to -29 miles -per gallon, plus the lowest depreciation factor in the industry. - v More, there's complete comfort for six in their stylishly functional interiors, new ease of braking and handling on city streets or highways . . . plus the at the prices quoted in this advertisement. Phone your nearest dealer BWTJ and check his delivered price ·t your front door. See and test the '58 Scotsman today ... you'll want to drive it home tonighd , _/rotter i» included, at art directional tignalt, spare tire, and wheel, double i, mirror. Pat only feral lout, if any, and transportation front South fiend. Studebaker-Packard C O R P O R A T I O N KALISPELL SERVICE CO. · 1957, SlvdtMrtr-ftukerJ C^pWMU* --, 401 First Ave. i. ;- Kalispell, Mont. f. C. H. S BASKETBALL 1957-58 Season reserved seat tickets go on sale Monday, November 25 af 5 p.m. in the foyer of the high school gym. Now -- before November 25 -- holders of the last year's tickets may apply for seats by mailing coupon below or phoning SK6-6120. All seats must be sold in a solid center block on the south side. You may indicate balcony or main floor bleachers. Reserved seats have been reduced in price from a straight $9 per seat last year to $8 for a single seat this year OR TWO (ADJACENT) SEATS FOR $12 ONLY. This amounts to only 50c per game for a reserved seat. WE HAVE 12 HOME GAMES THE SAME AS LAST YEAR Nov. 30-Whitefish Dec. 6--Lewis and Clark Dec. 7~Lewis and Clark Jan. 3--Livingston Jan. 4--Bozeman Jan. 10--Butte Central Jan. 11--Great Falls Jan. 17--Missoula Feb. 1 --Anaconda Feb. 8--Helena Feb. 21-Billing* Feb. 22-Burre F.C. H. S. 1957-58 B«k«tball Ticket Application Name Address City ......_ Phone. Please hold (or mail to me) Season Basketball Reserved Tickets. . · . ! i prefer Balcony or Main Floor. (high or low ...) and understand that seats SVill be assigned as close to floor center as possible. After Monday, November 25, tickets will be at TAYLOR A ROE

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