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PAGE 4 THETIPTONf DAILY tRIBUNE Tuesday, Nov. 17/1964 Freshman Play Wednesday Night Against B-Team Freshman basketball coach Phil Sullivan sends his squad onto the floor for a pre-season showing Wednesday night against the T.H.S. B-team that may give an indication of what followers of -both units may expect during the _ year. Game time for the inter-squad affair is' 7:15 in the new gym", and the public is invited. Sullivan has no height at all on his outfit,? the tallest member standing 5' 10>£" but both he and varsity coach Dick 'Ban- feel that the freshmen have some real manpower. They'll get quite a test if the B-team goes with its height of 6' 4Vi" Friz Surber, 6' 3" Bob Shortle and 6' 2M-" Bill Compton. They will be rounded out with some good ball handlers and plenty of speed in such boys as sophomore Terry Mcintosh, junior Bill Grishaw, and sophomores Larry Deakyne, Bill Greene, Dan Cochran, Oren Rector and Denny Weber. Sullivan's squad has been pared to 15 boys, with Mike Renie and Fred Tolle the tallest, both a half inch under 5" 11". Several of the freshmen showed fine possibilities in junior high, including Steve Floyd, Mike Lett, Jim Tudor, Greg Miller, John Swift and John Sallee. Sullivan admits he was disappointed with his freshmen footballers, but is much more optimistic over his hardwood candidates who he feels not only want to play but have some ability. He looks for this game, in which five will get the nod for squad,, as a final test to see which five will get thte nod for his starting unit in regular scheduled games this year. The entire freshman roster follows: Player HT. WT Ted Davis 5'8" 125 j Steve Floyd ...5'9" 140 | Fred Tolle „5'10'/J" 150 Mike Lett 5"5Vi;" 105 Jim Hudson 5'8" 135 Jim Tudor 5'9" Joe Kemper 5'5" Donnie Johnson 5'10' Greg Miller 5'9" John Lewellan 5'6" Mike Renie 5*1014" 160 John Swift 5'6" 110 Miles Stacey 5'6" 135 John Sallee 5'6"A' Bill Minniear 5'6" Sports Parade By MILTON RICHMAN UP I Sports Writer NEW YORK (UPI) — Yogi Berra makes baseball history today by receiving a $25,000 bonus at the ripe bid age of 39. This may well be the most unusual bonus ever paid any one in basebalL Customarily, baseball bonuses are paid youngsters, not veterans. And what makes this one all the more unusual is that the Yankees are paying it even though Yogi will sign with the Mets. The Mets have called a press conference and it is safely presumed they- will announce the signing of Berra to a two-year contract as player-coach at an estimated salary of $35,000 a year. Even though they fired him as manager after the World Series, the Yankees turned around and offered Yogi a two- year contract as a front office consultant at $25,000 a year. He accepted that contract, signed it and mailed it back to the Yankees. Yanks Give Blessing From Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Ralph Houk, the Yankees' vice president and general manager, said Yogi has the Yankees' blessing no matter what he decides. "If he wishes to sign with the Mets, he is free to do so and we wish him the best of luck," said Houk. "We gave Yogi a two-year contract and told him if he could do better, he was free to do so. No .matter what he did even if he signed with another club—we told him we'd pay him a full year's salary. "That means he has $25,000 coming to him. Yogi never asked for this. It was. our offer pure and simple. It's like a $25,000 bonus, if you- want to caO it that. "Yogi could have had a job with us as' long as he wanted one," Houk continued.- "To my knowledge, he was happy with our contract." Careful Thought Berra did considerable soul searching before casting his lot with the Mets. It wasn't easy to break off his 21-year association with the Yankees. One of the factors that helped influence him was his unexpected dismissal as manager 120 1 last month. 1401 With the Mets, Yogi will try 135 .105 150 175 150 to - get back in playing shape so that he might be able to pinch hit or even play occasionally for hia old boss, Casey Stengel, next season. At 39, it won't be easy. Then when Casey finally steps down, Berra will be No. 1 man .in line, for his job. He has the experience now and the crowd appeal. And he has Casey's blessing, too. . Wilt 2nd In NBA Scoring NEW YORK (UPI) — Wilt Chamberlain of San Francisco and Oscar Robertson of Cincinnati are off the injury list, and the rest of the National Basketball Association had better take note. In statistics released today by the NBA, both Chamberlain and Robertson made their presence felt. Jerry West still leads the scoring race after Sunday's games with 423 points, but Wilt is right behind with 365 points. Chamberlain, moreover, has the league's top scoring average with 36.5 points per game. He has been able to play only 10 games due to a pancreas ailment. The "Big O" picked up 30 assists to raise his total to 101 for 10 games and lead in that department. San Francisco's Guy Rodgers is second with 96 for 14 games. Robertson has been out with an eye infection. West became the scoring leader through accuracy. He has the deadliest eye on field goal shots for a .524 percentage. Detroit's Terry Dischinger follows with .509. Larry Costello, who wasn't among the top ten in free throws last week, raced ahead of Cincinnati's Adrian Smith With a .932 free throw percentage. Smith has .919. Bill Russell of-Boston is the leader in rebounds with 311 followed by Cincinnati's Jerry Lucas, who has 297. Irish Apologize For Attack On M.S.U. Band EAST LANSING, Mich. (UPI) —Notre Dame University has officially apologizedjo Michigan State University for an attack upon the Spartan band Saturday following a football game between the two schools a t; chasln S top-ranked Notre Dame Notre Dame Again Rated Nation's Best By GEORGE C. LANGFORD NEW YORK (UPI) — Time is running out on the teams ON THE SIDELINES BY HAM RIGG South Bend, Ind. But the apology apparently won't be enough topersuade for the national college football championship. The Irish were voted No. 1 MSU^o\ake"ite"bTndTack'"too 1 {° r l , he '^aea& w w ? ek the Irish campus next fall. Prof. Leonard Falcone, director of the . 175-piece Spartan band, said, "we're very pleased to receive the expression of regret and apology from Notre Dame. I personally think it was unfortunate that'.such a thing should have taken place and I hope the situation will improve down there — I hope that this incident will improve the • conduct of students Notre Darnel "But it would be premature for me to say we will go back next year. I'm letting my original statement stand that we Monday by the football coaches on the United Press International rating board. Notre Dome has games left with Iowa at home Saturday and at Southern California, Nov. 28, while six top 10 teams finish their regular seasons Saturday. Two others — runnerup Alabama and defending national champion Texas, No. 5 — also at|have one game remaining, • on Thanksgiving Day. Irish Increase Lead Notre Dame padded its lead over runnerup Alabama by. drawing 29 first place votes probably won't go. Until we ,frora the 33 coaches on J-he UPI have a definite indication of a< ratin e board, while the Crimson change of attitude we'll waiti Tide received three votes for and see," Falcone said. to P s P ot - ^ total re P re " o^«i„™„ «.» « i sented an increase of 10 votes thl^nhfnd™ tl .h n the Irish from the preceding tne Mau band came from the , , i „ t „,, „„;„t Rev. Charles McCarragher, w f , k fand b °^ te ?* ' £ vice president for student af- total from 329 to 340 whlle fairs at the Catholic university, He sent Dr. John A. Hannah, MSU president, a telegram which expressed "sincere - regrets from alumni, faculty and students of Notre Dame for the poor behavior shown by a few Notre Dame students and fol-- No - e . Ohio State No. 7, Syra- 'Bama slipped nine points to 307. The top seven teams in the standings held their same positions from the previous week. Third-rated- Arkansas, fourth- ranked Nebraska, Michigan, lowers in regard to the MSU band." McCarragher said Notre Dame hoped MSU would bring its band back to South Bend for the 1965 game "and that the relationship between the two schools will always continue to be of the highest caliber." cuse, No. 9 and Oregon, Ng. 10 all complete their regular seasons Saturday. Louisiana State led the minor changes in the top 10, jumping from 10th to eighth. Syracuse and Oregon, both in the top 10 early October, returned to ninth |and 10th places, respectively. The MSU band was marching Syracuse was 12th last week in formation from the Notre Dame stadium to its buses when it was attacked by a mob and Oregon stood 13th. Second Ten Changes The second .10 was reshuffled BUY U. S. SAVINGS BONDS of about 200. One musician was!completely. Georgia Tech fell knocked out and several others Ifrom ninth to 11th, once-beaten suffered face injuries, in the ^Florida State soared from 19th scuffles. to 12th and unbeaten-united A number of instruments Princeton, the Ivy League were also smashed or damaged, champs, rocketed from 20th to and four bandsmen lost their Il3th. hats to the vandals. ] ' " 1 Florida ranked 14th followed The attack came after N o t r e jby Penn State and Utah in a (Continued from page 6) ; HI £ « I-* - » 'O WliSl 15th-place tie, 17th-rated Southern California and Arizona State. New Mexico, Illinois Mississippi and Tula clumped together in 18th. Arkansas visits Texas Tech, Nebraska travels to Oklahoma, Michigan plays Ohio State for the Big Ten title, Syracuse visits West Virginia and Oregon is at Oregon State in final games Saturday. Notre Dame hosts Iowa and 'Louisiana State visits Tulane in other contests Saturday. NEW YORK (UPI) —The United Press International major college football ratings with first-place votes and won-lost- tied results in parentheses: Team Points 1. Notre Dame (29) (8-0) 340 307 272 248 186 185 148 87 34 33 2. Alabama (3) (9-0) 3. Arkansas (2) (9-0) 4. Nebraska (1) (9-0) 5. Texos (8-1) 6. Michigan (7-1) 7. Ohio State (7-1) 8. Louisiana St. (6-1-1) 9. Syracuse (7-2) 10. Oregon (7-1-1) Second 10 — 11, Georgia Tech 23; 12, Florida State 10; 13, Princeton 8; 14, Florida 7; 15, (tie) Penn State and Utah 5; 17, Southern California 4; 18, (tie) Arizona State U., New Mexico, Tulsa, Illinois Mississippi 3. Other teams receiving points Oregon State, Minnesota, Michigan State, Purdue, Texas Tech,- Washington. HOLDS TOP SPOT NE W YOR K (UPI) — The University of Syracuse retained its first-place rating today in the weekly balloting for the Lambert . Trophy, emblematic of Eastern college football supremacy. Penn • State ranked second with Princeton third and Pittsburgh fourth. the savingest, sellingest full-size Dodge in history if you look at low-price cars and miss this four-door sedan Coronet 440 with V8 power, it can cost* you 306 dollars. That's how much lower priced it is than a comparable model Chevy Impala. (And compared to a Ford Galaxie 500, this Coronet is 314 dollars less!) And Coronet is no compromise. It's a hot car—with optional power to 426 cubic inches. It's a full-size car-in room, looks and ride. But, thank The Dodge Boys, it's lower priced—from the two-door sedan model right on up to the sports jobs. In fact, between convertible models (Coronet 500 vs. Galaxie 500 XL), the price savings is 604 dollars hi favor of Dodge! Any wonder, the Coronet is the sellingest full-size Dodge in history? Come see for yourself. •All price differences based on manufacturer's suggested retail prices for comparable Dodge, Chevy and Ford models, exclusive of white walls, destination charges, state and local taxes, if any.' —i—<\ _ ___ CLYDE OVERDORF MOTORS Inc. STATE ROAD 28 EAST TIPTON, INDIANA CAMELOT AXLASS1C ACHIEVEMENT 5Q .95 ^eweier Tipton basketball fans who missed "This is Basketball", have the opportunity to see the film tonight in comfortable surroundings at the Elwood theatre in a program starting at 7:30 p. m. Tickets are on sale at the door at 50 cents, student or adult, and go into a fund being promoted by Elwood Sports Editor Gene Conard to build a recreation area that will include improving the baseball diamond and planting grass in a picnic area in that community. The program was started by the American Legion of th.-.t community and is now a civic undertaking. In addition to "This is basketball", the two hour program of athletic movies will show the Elwood-Tipton basketball game of last season and several football films including the one in which the Panthers handed Peru its only defeat in the CIC this year. Box office to the theatre will open at 7 p. m. Around the CIC Monday's edition of the Peru Tribune lists this season's Tiger basketball varsity, and we can see coach Bob Biddle is.no different from most other Indiana hardwood mentors when it comes to using the tape measure on their boys. Dick Barr, when he measures 'em, lists them with if anything, an edge in |the heights, Mike Baker, for example, was listed at 6'7", but even with shoes Mike stood a shade under that, and uigley, the tallest Blue Devil in uniform this season,'is just zz close to 6'4Vi" as he is to the listed G'C". But up at Peru, big M i k e Eikenberry, whom we've been told for a year was between 6'5" and 6'6", and who was introduced to Eastern Carolina College baketball coach Wendell Carr at this summer's Indiana Kentucky All Star game as 6'6" is now only 6'4". That gives us cause to wonder what the heights of 6'0' Gayle Bbmar, 6'2" Ken Day 6'2" Jerry Yentes and 6'0 Rick Inniger would be if we were to measure them. Peru Loaded Incidentally, for those who think Barr might be in trouble next season.when he graduates 11 of his 12-man varsity, Biddie lists a 13-man squad, ten of whom are also seniors. He lost only' one boy from last years team, 5'7"'Jeff Henry, and acquired in that boy's place both Bomar an all-state football transfer from Kentucky, and Inniger, reportedly a real basketball whiz who was a starter last season for Berne, Indiana Yowsuh Our advice is not to sell Peru short this season when looking around for basketball toughies. And for those who have forgotten, Eikenberry pumped in 37 points against Tipton last season. In other high scoring efforts, he tallied 27 against Mishawaka, 23 against Hartford City, 70 in a two game holiday tourney at Columbia City and 28 against Indianapolis Tech. His only game out of double figures was 8 points against Kokomo after missing a game because of illness. Mike is certain to be one of the contenders for scoring honors this-season and we'll be watching the point column closely when Peru opens against Marion. Saturday night. ' One Of Our Own Another boy we'll be even more interested in this season from the scoring point of view is our own Donnie Curnutt. With Dick Mcintosh averaging 28.7- points per game last year, and-Harvey Harmon hitting 16.6 there weren't too many shots left for the rest of the team, considering that Danny Crouch came up with games of 10 against Wabash, 16 in the holiday tourney against Lebanon, 15 against Jackson Central, 12 against; Rochester, 16 against Hartford City, 12 against Westfield, and Bill Moore also had several double-figure games.. Nevertheless, Curnutt averaged 16.7, per game himself. With both Mcintosh and Harmon departed for college ball, Tipton will be needing points in profusion to make up for the 45.2 per game which, that pair accounted for,, and a large burden of that scoring will fall square on the shoulders of Curnutt. T.H.S. Records ' Bonnie's got a long, long way to go to eclipse the career scoring record established, last j season by Mcintosh. No. 7 tallied 628 points his senior year for a one-season record, 39 points in the game for a one- game record and 1,195 points for an all-time T.H.S. record. The Splendid Splinter came up with 369 in 22 games last year and had 54 points in a part-time role as a sophomore, so that leaves him 772 points short of Mac's record,' and that is far too high a goal to set for any youngster. We would not, however, take any bets he doesn't .' get it, and certainly we wouldn't bet that he doesn't establish a new one season mark. Teamwork The big key to Tipton's success, however, is teamwork. Coach Dick Barr had a beautiful defense working last season, despite the fact that Tipton was one of the highest scoring teams in 'the state and led the Central Indiana Conference in scoring figures. It was teamwork, plain and simple, which created the tough defense and the high scoring. And the Blue Devils will need that teamwork more than ever this year. We have an idea who will be in the five starting slots Friday night when Tipton travels to Clinton .Central, although coach Barr won't list anything official before Thursday, but we know it will be five boys who can work together and who don't care who gets the points as long as the points are going to the credit of Tipton on that scoreboard. We look for the scoring of several boys to accelerate considerably from last season. If it doesn't, the Blue Devils will be hurting for it takes more than one boy to score or the opposition will be ganging up on that one and the whole team will suffer. Judging by Barr-coached teams of the post, however, we'd say it is goii.S to take a high scoring team io halt the Blue.Devils. (HIIS BOWL POSSIBILITIES EL PASO, Tex. (UPI) -Sun Bowl officials said today that the 17 teams being considered for their Dec. 26 bowl game are Arizona, Arizona State, Auburn, Florida, (Florida State, Georgia Tech, Kansas, LSU, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Penn State, Syracuse, Texas Tech, Tulsa, and Utah, Quirks In The News (Reg. U.S. Pat. Off.) . By United Press International WATCH IT MEN! TRENTON, N. J. (UPI)—Let no man criticize woman drivers in the state of New Jersey. The state Senate Monday confirmed the appointment of Jun Strelecki, 36, as the nation's first female state motor vehicle director. Miss Strelecki, an Irvington, N. J., lawyer and former deputy state attorney general, sue ceeds Ned J. Parskian in the $16,000-a-year job. GOT HIS DEER KNOB NOSTER,. Mo. (UPI) —George A. Loftus Jr., of Ray town, Mo., hunted, deer for three days without firing a shot. Then, driving his new car home from hunting Monday night, Loftus got an eight-point buck. The buck was killed when it struck Loftus' car. Damage to the car was estimated at $300, RETURNS CIGARETTES TYLER, Tex. (UPI)—A burglar who -struck a grocery here apparently has read the surgeon general's report on smoking and cancer. Canned goods, rifle shells, razor.blades and 40 cartons of cigarettes were taken last Friday. When the owner showed up Monday, the cigarettes had been returned. CLOSE CALL TEMPLE, Tex. (UPI) —Two wdmen were pinned for 45 minutes in the wreckage of a car flattened by a semi-trailer truck Monday night—but got out without a scratch.. . It took .six wrecekers and two other trucks to haul the semi­ trailer back upright after it careened across the center line and toppled over on the car containing Mrs. Shirley Richards, 50, and Mrs. D. Q .Baskin, 61, both of Temple. ADVERTISE IN THE TRIBUNE AMBULANCE SERVICE... anytime Day of Night Our Two Atribtilances Are Fully Equipped With Oxygen *lJoung. - ¥}ictidt& FUNERAL HOME 216 W. Jefferson OS 5-4780 By CURT BLOCK UPI Sports Writer NEW YORK (UPI) — The amazing New York Mets are expected to climax nearly a month of speculation today by announcing that Yogi' Berra has signed as a player-coach in one of baseball's most amazing switches. Yogi's switch from a grey flannel business suit as office consultant and scout on the American League pennant winning New York Yankees to a white flannel baseball uniform as a player-coach for the National League cellar dwellers is not going to take anybody by surprise, however. It's no secret that Met Manager Casey Stengel and President George Weiss have been trying to lure Yogi away from his desk position with the Yankees from almost the moment he was unexpectedly fired as manager last month. It's also no secret that Berra is only too willing to get "a- chance to be back on the^ field' again under former Yankee Manager Stengel. The three-time most valuable player in the American League, who was the Yanks' prize catcher under Stengel, was reportedly offered a $35,000 contract for signing with the Mets. In addition, the Yankees will pay him one year's salary of $25,000 even though he leaves them. . Yankee Vice President Ralph Houk explained, "We gave Yogi a two-year contract and told him if he could do better, he was free to do so. No matter what he did—even if he signed with another club—we told him we'd pay him a full year's salary." The Yankees gave Berra the office position after unexpectedly firing him as manager, of a club that came within one game of being the world champions of baseball in his first-year at the helm. The change meant he -would have been out of uniform for the first season since 1945. A similar fate befell Stengel when he was fired as Yankee manager in 1960 after losing the World Series to the Pittsburgh •Pirates. He. then accepted the seemingly futile task of making a winner out of the Mets when they were created in 1962. >£et'A 0o • 9 BV BOB BSEVrSTEE Outdoor Editor, r J . 2Iireury OulbacrdM WHO'S ALL THROUGH? "Who says fishing's finished for the year? There's hardly a. spot in the country where a man can't find a place to wet a line—if he boasts a strong love for the outdoors and a sturdy constitution. With a little ingenuity and a fair measure of fortitude anyone can extend his fishing pleasures through the coming winter months,, say the Mercury outboard folks. " In most areas, fish are willing, but fishermen reluctant — a situation quite' reversed from that existing during the traditional warm weather fishing season. But the comparatively few anglers (actually hundreds of thousands) who do brave the elements reap a harvest. And the fishing fun's exceeded only by the warm companionship which prevails among winter bait dunkers. From the frozen lakes of the north to balmy: southern waters where ou'tboards work year around, there's some brand of winter fishing available. Each, has its own peculiarities., techniques and equipment, depending on weather conditions. They range from elaborate heated shanties ar.d hand lines to a mere jacket and regular casting gear. The midlands o f America have their share of cold weather, but not enough to provide a frozen platform or properly condition inhabitants to the ice fishing enjoyed farther north. So heated fishing docks, located over brush piles where- fish congregate, are the rage. These floating piscatorial palaces accommodate a large group of fishermen".and offer all the comforts of home. With such innovations, fishing is no longer seasonal. For all with the desire, fishing thrills" are available 12 month3 of the year. • MOYER PRESENT SOUTH BEND, Ind. (UPI) — First - string offensive tackle John Meyer will miss Notre Dame's game with Iowa next j Saturday because.of a knee injury suffered in last Saturday's victory over Michigan State. NEAR SELLOUT BERKELEY, Calif, (UPI) — Next Saturday's traditional football garhe between Stanford and California, —the only two teams in the Paciflc Athletic Association with no chance to go to the Rose Bowl —Is within 1,000 tickets of a sellout, the schools said Monday. . \

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