Idaho Free Press from Nampa, Idaho on March 12, 1976 · Page 21
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The Idaho Kree Press i The News-Tribune. Friday, March 12,1976 -y.A-3 DENNIS R ASMUSSEN, ROB BLAINE COULD REST EASY AGAINST MOSCOW ... wmk early (23 poinls combined) as Warners rolled, 70-44 RAS LETS FIRE OVER 6-FOOT-7 WAYNE SPROUSE OF BEARS . . . PMOS by VK Da,ei.port Sprouse put heary pressure on, forced miss in lirsthall NNC tries for 2 school track bests N'AMPA -- Northwest Nnzarap.e goes after a pair of school records Saturday at (tic Oregon Relays in Salon. EX-COUGAR TIM GILBERT. Dashman for NNC Irackstc/s The NNC track team figures it has a good chance to set new marks in the distance and sprint medleys, and assistant coach Roger Schmidt figures the team is right. The meet, strictly relays, is an afternoon affair at the Willamette University track. NAIA national mile placer Steve Kills will be perhaps the busiest Crusader, with runs in the distance medley, 880 relay, and mile relay. He's anchoring them all, and running a rare 220 split in the 880 relay. "One thing we're trying to work on with Sieve is speed work," said Schmidt Thursday. "We're trying to change his workouts a little bit. and kind of save that mile for when the weather gels nicer and the lough competition is around. One thing's for sure -- he's getting enough work in the relays." Tim Gilbert, the multiple-event niun from Caldwell High, started his collegiate career with some fast limes at the Boise All-Comers meet, and the Crusaders will use him in four different evcnls. including the mile relay. Gilherl clocked 10.1 in the 100 -- just a tenth off his lifetime best as a prep -- and lhat kind of speed is being used at anchor in the 440 event al Salem. The sprint medley mark that NNC goes after is the 3:34.5. set in the 1974 season by Dave Streighl, Bob Jackson, Rex Rosenbaum. and Randy Fox. Just last week, N'NC lowered the school 440 relay record a tenth, wiping the old mark of 43.7 off the books that was set in 1972 by Dave Mangum. Sieve Wolfe. Jeans, and Bob Jackson. NNC'scomplete entry list: 440 Relay--Rex Rosenbaum. Doug Beggs, Steve Jeilerson, Gilbert. Distance Medley -- Randy Fox, three-quarters, Dave Tilterington, 880 leg. Hick Pedersen. 440 teg, Hills, mile leg. Sprint medley -- Rosenbaum 220 leg. Beggs 110. Gilbert 110. Jellcrson 440. 880 Relay -Gilbert, Pedersen, Beggs, Hills, 220 splits. Mile Relay - Jellerson. Rosenbaum. Gilbert, Hills. Indiana, Rutgers, Marquette tabbed lij Vnited Press International Indiana and Rutgers, unbeaten but as yet uncrowned, begin the do-or-die segment of their schedule Saturday when they meet schools (hey already have conquered on the opening day of Ihe NCAA basketball championships. A field of 32 teams will be in action at eight sites with the survivors advancing lo the regional semifinals next Thursday. The finals will be played at Philadelphia March 29. The lop-ranked Hoosiers. who have rolled up an incredible 57-g.ime winning streak during regular season compelilion, including a 26-0record Ihis year, open againsl Si. John's 125-5) in a Mideast Regional game at South Bend,Ind. Rutgers, ranked No. 3 and carrying a 28-0 College basketball mark, goes against Princeton, which is 22-1, in an Eastern Regional at Providence, R.I. Earlier Ihis season, Indiana harl lo struggle lo gain a 76-69 victory over St. John's in the championship round of Ihe Holiday Festival in New York while Rutgers owns a 72-Cn triumph over Princeton "We know some things first hand about them, but they know some things about us and one cancels the other." lloosier coach Dabby Kniglil said of St. John's. "And where our players have the proper respecl for them and recognize what they must do lo win, Ihe same is true for St. John's." When it comes to the playoffs, UCLA can never be discounted even if ils season hasn't been up lo ils regular standards. The Bruins, who have won the NCAA crown 10 of the past 12 years, had whal was for them a sub-par 23- 4record,butcanstartmakingit up when they begin defense of Iheir championship against San Diego Slalc in the Wcsl Regional al Eugene, Ore. The oddsmnkers certainly h a v e n ' t forgotten UCLA, and the liruins wcrclislcd as co-second choices at 3-1 along with second- ranked Marquette. Indiana was posted the 9-5 favorile with Rutgers al 4-1. Marquelle, with a 25-1 record, including a 21-game winning streak, is an overwhelming favorite in its opener against Western Kentucky al Dayton, Ohio. The Warriors are looking ahead to an expected showdown wilh Indiana in the Mideast Regional finals at Baton Rouge, La., March 20. "I'd like to gel al Indiana as soon as possible," said Marqueile coach Al McGuire. "The sooner the better. Too many things can happen in a lournamenl if you're looking ahead. "Indiana's been close to getting lo gelling heal a few limes and I Ihink they can be lightening some." As for the game against Western Kentucky, which posted a 20-8 record, McGuire said, "We don't think it's a piece of cake. We know Western Kentucky is a great ballclub." Among other members of Ihe lop 10, fourth- ranked Nevada-Las Vegas plays Boise Slate at Eugene; sixth-ranked North Carolina plays scvenlh-ranked Alabama at Daylon; eighth- ranked Notre Dame plays Cincinnati al Lawrence, Kan.; ninth-ranked Michigan plays Wichita StalealDenton, Tex.: and lOlh- ranked Washington plays Missouri at Lawrence, Kan. Klammer leads in World Cup ASPEN', Colo. (UPf) - Olympic champion Franz Klammer of Austria takes a 49-point lead over Italy's Hcrberl Plank into Friday's final men's downhill of (he World Cup ski competition. Klammcr, who Irails Sweden's Ingcmar Slcnmark in the overall standings, had Ihe fastest lime in Ihrec training runs Wednesday and Thursday. JOE HUFF FINDS THE LEWISTON BENGALS RATHER PHYSICAL . .. Dave Blume and teammate work the sandwich play al Capital High Baldwin, Tigers in on new SIC marks Idaho Falls High, one of the most talented teams man-for-man in Ihe currently underway Slate A-1 championships, look a bis piece of the action Irom Ihe Southern Idaho Conference statistical races. The Tigers, 22-4 after Iheir thrashing of Minico last night, set new team marks for field goal percentage and free throw percentage and Tiger guard Don lialdwin sel foul shot standards lhat mav never be ioudied. Idaho Falls bad Ihe SIC's ln-st field goal shooter, best free throw shooter, anrl led (lie loop in conference offense, heating out Capital, its opponent in Ihe A-1 semis (nnighl. by 11 poinls. Greg Walker shot GO percent on the year for I.I'., a new seasonal mark in field goal percentage. Don Baldwin, who incidenlly went I)for-1 from the line last night, shot an incredible 53 out of SO for the regular season. That's a free throw record. Baldwin also made 45 of 4G conference free throws and finished the conference schedule with a siring off 33 straight. "He'll lie able to carry that through next year." says coacli Les Hoh. "That's incredible. It's got lo be close to a national record or somclhing." (SEASON) SCORING BcbLaiham, Twin Falls Rood Jausii, Idaho Fall! OirkXc*rlcr,Highland RotBI»ine. Meridian Dale Zimmerman, Cap"tai Don Bircfc. Idaho Falls DcugKirk,MerJdian BrianWeich, capital 17 .ISO 5) .115 3S .714 U » .Jit at 17 .710 REBOUNDING Graydan SFanley. Twin Duht Jackson, Meridian J»*eMiller, Wlnlto Dennii R jsmgjion, Mer-d JcriSwddion, Boise KippBpdirtJ, CapMal Brian Barkdull. Borah Den Wilson, Bcrah BrianWelch, Capital Larry Tob'er, Highland OFF DEF TOTAL 71 1(7 J5 I I J 14 U (CONFERENCE) Grayd3nSUnleY.Tv.in Oennii Ratmuiicn,Meridian Die* Miller, Skyline Mark Slroud, Higlland Tim jepnin^i. Bo ; se Brian Welch, CapiUl ArdrVatquer.Nanpa Hood Jaj«i. IdahoFalli Bill Hcsiiiq. Capital Jef'Swanioi. Boise FO FT Cri AVG. 17 a 111 M.I II SI 111 s.| ii 7t »s s.) ii is ;ie II SS 11) 13 ii na 10 II 111 11.1 11 17 Ils 14.0 II SO 111 13.1 Sf H ?U Hi FIELD GOAL ACCURACY GnydonSlin'ey, Twin Fa 111 DenriiRftimumn, Meridian Mark Stroud, Highland DLckMill«r, Skyline RttdJauul, 1dir»Falli Bill Helling, Cipital BiianWtlch.npital TlmJtnningi, Boise Jell S wanton, Boise FC FT PH. 120 11 331 m n ]]] m (i ]6 103 tO ]14 us si ;i) 1C* 17 1M 1CI II lit 1» 41 174 in 45 141 Don Birh, Ida ho Falls l.iivy Tobitr, Highland Gre? Smith, Highland BrianWclch, CipLlj] - KipAndPrion, Idir.oFIt OuVf jjtkion, Meridian Matt Johni ton, Meridian Dick Miller SkyLne FCA FGM PCT. (0 U .43 J m n m 1O 71 .its in !3 .H7 ici s; .sir t: t4 .sii HI n .510 FREE THROWS , Pocattllo FIELD GOAL ACCURACY (MINIC A T T S ) GregWalfcer, idthoFalli Don Birch, IdihoFilli UrryTobler. Highland Rred J»"«l. Matu Fain Or«4 Smith, Hlgfilind BrianWelch, Capllil DirkKoelter, HuMarW OravdonSlanler. Twin Dick Miller- Skvline FGA FGM PCT. 17 117 ISI 111 113 III III 111 III 1SI 111 U II II us It IS 14 1M 7S 110 101 isv .Sll .sss .SI? .Sll .511 .110 .S07 .S03 .47! 471 Den Baldwin, idahoFCi BobLafftam, Twin Fills Joel Hill, Skyline Bill Heillng, Capllal D:rkKoclter, Highland Reeajjuui, idahorn. Rob Blaint. Meridian Grtg Smith. Highland Don Birch. Idahti Fain Dale Zimmerman, Capital FTA FTM PCT. « IS .III I' It .11] II l .111 SI S3 .141 SI SI .111 SI 17 110 It 1! .US » II .71) » II .7SI U ]) .711 REBOUNDING FREE THROWS Dot Baldwin, Idaho Faflt Joel Klti, Sky line FT* FTM PCT. H SI .111 u H .irs 77 U .170 GraydQnSlanley.Twm DuXcJacklon, Meridian Je»e Miller, Minico Jell Swanion, nolle Joeimtr, Skyline- BiranWokh. Capllal DenniiRaimguon, Merld. LI'll Toiler. Hlihlanrf Duk Miller, Skyline Brian Baikdull, Borah OFF DEF TOTAL AVO. M IJ4 m I I.I III III 11.1 H I" I/) ».» II II 1S 1.7 is IGI Hi la H M US IS U 111 11 'I IH II II 3! H 111 II I.) 1.0 I.I 7.1 Tourney chart State A-1 AT MERIDIAN THURSDAY 1 * HHb I KUUMJ Highland 70. B Werldian 73. Matciw 14 FRIDAY'SSMI FIN Mi !·]» - Capital [IMl vt Idaho Falls m.+] FRIDAY'S CONSOLATION 7 6 } -- Winiw M*) vi. Lewiitfli {17 I) AT CAPITAL T H U N S D f t Y ' S F I R S T SOUND Itliho FaiU Ji. Min.CJ IS Capifai if. LCw-Stcri 4| F R I D A Y ' S S E t . ' 1 - F I . V A L S I-M - Highland (IMI v t . Meridiin I IM, 7-00- Bo.ie ( U t l « M a » « w L I S State A-2 ATPOGATELLO B'JM Valh Shell 1:05 1:19 f H U R S D A V S FIRST ROUNO 4), SniVe River » vue st, Gjrangev:ile 11 ey ». St. Mar.e* U h Valley 71, Middlelon U F R I O A Y ' S S E V i . FINALS - - B y h H U - T l « Va'.hvue M! ·»] - Sheiicr I U S) vi Mirth Valley Ui-3) FRItJflY'S CONSOLATION - !n»kt fliver dUOl vi. GrarvjeviHe I1.-I] · -- Si. Manes ( 17-H vs. Mioo'ercn 1 i* t) State A-3 AT CS,,TW!S FALLS THURSDAY S F I R S T ROUND Teton it, Kimberly *s New Plymoulh ii, Kendnck J3 Genfiee u, Ririe o Glenn* Ferry S), Horiedale 4] F R I D A Y ' S S E W t - F J N a L S 1:30 --Telon(24-0) vi.N*wPh,mc.lHhll-31 I:3C -- Oencste 111 -It vs. Glenni F*rry [JM] FRIDAY'S CONSOLATION I:CO -- KimbtrlT (!?·») vs. Kendrick 14-131 J:CC - R-ne OMI) vi. Kcxncdale (1M01 State A-4 AT LEWISTON THUHSOAY'S F I R S T R O U N D Troy u. Click Cejnly 3! Rail River II. Cascade ! Plummer JI, Cambridge S7 Neiperce Ik RichFierd V F R I O A Y ' S S E M I - F I N A L S 1:00 [PS1I - Tror n Rill Hi,,, f:00 (PSTI -- Plummer vl. Neiperce ll°-8) FRIDAVSCONSOLOTION l:SC( PSTl- ClarkCounlrlll II »s.Ca«ade10 ] '.10 [PSTI -- Camsr.dge i;i-S) vs RichFidd lfl S) . All will defend title vs. Young WASHINGTON ITI Muhammad Ali. providing ; bicentennial year much lor boxing, has decided lo return home again to defend his heavyweight c r o w n againsl third-ranked Jimmy Young in the nalion's capital April 30. Actually, the scheduled 15- rounder will be fought al the Capital Centre on the outskirts of Washington in Largo. Md. It will be televised nationally for home viewing and will be All's first ring appearance in (he continental United Slates since his successful defense of the championship against lion Lyle in Las Vegas last summer. In recenl years, he has fought al such far-flung sites al Zaire. Manila. Malaysia and Puerlo Rico. Ali's bout with Young was announced by Abe Pollin. chairman of the board of the Capital Centre, who will be promoting Ihe (ighl with Don King, Ihe New Yorker who has arranged most of Ihe champion's recenl title matches. Young, whose biggest win was a victory over Lyle in a 10- rouuder. boasls a record of ifi wins, four hisses and two draws. Ali has won eight straight againsl sometimes less Ihan impressive opposition since losing lo Ken Norton on March :!l, )U73. 11 will be Ihe firsl heavyweight bout in Ihe Washington area since Joe Louis knocked oul Buddy Haer in Ihe old Griffith Stadium on March 31. 1941. HAND GUN SALE Wow In progress WIDE SELECTION NOW IN STOCK! · 6UV · SELL · TRADE TRADER'S DEN 713 Arthur-Caldwell Phone 454-8223 The 0-o-o-ld Re-e-e-liable LOCALLY OWNED (2 COUNTRY BOYS) ... Thomp son, Rt. 6, Nampa (left) is congratu /afed by Clyde Os wald, 0 8 store manager. Thompson won a set of ·} o^O,- Li'

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