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lrojans Mets Pin FlaH on Improved Defense Husker Frosli eal New York Nudges Montr Rei A 1. i Climbs Back to First Place I I A 4 i JAV By Associated Press Defense, says Gil Hodges, could be the name of the game in the final stages of the National League's East Division title countdown. To prove his point, the New York Mets keep digging in holding the line and scooping up everyone else's fumbles. "Our defense has picked up so much in recent games," the Mets' manager said before Monday night's game against the Montreal Expos. "A thing like that goes unnoticed, but it shows up In your pitching.

The pitching looks so much stronger." The Mets backed Danny Frisella's solid relief pitching with airtight play in the field before capitalizing on four unearned runs in the 10th inning and a 9-5 victory that sent them into a virtual first-place deadlock with idle Pittsburgh. New York trails the Pirates by less than one percentage point, with the third-place Chicago Cubs, who also had the day off, one game off the pace. Los i Angeles snapped San Diego's five-game winning string 12-4 and San Francisco outlasted Atlanta 7-5 in the only, other games played Monday night. Two scheduled American League games California. at Los Angeles Dodger Manny; Mota runs under this attempted head tag by San Diego's Nate Colbert in front bf the.

first base bag. Mota1 was given a -hit. New fowling KCs McClinton Retires as Pro League it. AP WIREPHOTO Wednesday POST TIME 3:00 P.M. First race, purse $500, three and (our-i year-elds, maidens, claiming 51,400, five furlongs.

Hillhac (No Boy) .118 Miss Perfect Pay (Long) xxl08 Miss Silvertip (No Boy) .....115 Terri M. (Barnes) .....115 Negotiator (Stallings) 121 Bobs.Traflic (No Boy) 115 Willie Wlndtrace (J. Rettele) 118 My Clue (King) ....118 Also: Toots Boy (No Boy) Trace Wind (Ray) 118; Mandy's Lark (Armstrong) 115)' Better Bee Hasty Baxter) lie. Second race, purse $500, four-year-olds and up, claiming $1,500, seven furlongs. Sun Chic (No Boy) Miss Iowa (Baxter) 115 Apache Blue (Stallings) ......115 Whirl Age Lime (Armstrong) 115 Witch Pemberton No Boy) 115 Bob-N-lrv (King) .........118 Carletown (No Boy) 118 Tubolero (Long) Third race, purs $500, two-year-olds, claiming $2,500, five furlongs.

it Hurts (Perez) With' A Plash (Stallings) Silly Billy (Anderson) 114 Ozzie Bay (King) .111 Double Duke (Barnes) 115 Rod's Doll (J. Rettele) ......113 Fourth race, purs $500, four-year-olds and up, claiming $1,200, five furlongs. Raglan (L. Turner) 118 Mr. Bookkeeper (Anderson) ,..,.118 Darles Page (Stallings) 118 Richie Star (Ray) ,...,.,..118 Alia Kay (King) 115 Navanette (No Boy) 115 Sir Gllle (Coleman) 118 Filth race, purs four-year-olds and up, claiming furlongs.

Salad Nights (King) 118 Foxie 5pace (Stallings) 118 B. Lounie (Anderson) US Foxie Space (Stallings) 118 Crystal Corner (Perez) 118 Over Motion-(Baxter) i U5 Champ Dixie (L. Turner) H8 Western Stardust (Ray) 118 Federal Abe (No.Boy) 118 Sixth race, purs $700, four and five-year-olds, claiming $1,400, seven furlongs. Star Bubble (Armstrong) 120 War Judge (Ray) 115 QIck Doc (Ling) xxlOS Five Til Dawn (Coleman) 120 Lakeview Jet (No Boy) 120 Scranton Hollow (Stallings) 114 Special Kay (L. Turner) H7 Hidden Page IT.

Turner) Seventh purs $1,000 added, Nebraska bred two-year-olds, Madison Juvenile Stakes, five furlongs. Sal (Anderson) 10 Kahdy Korn (Ray) 110 Amltcon (L. Turner) 10 Pat-A-Rullah (Stallings) 118 Z' Olngaling Kid (Barnes) 112 Precious Dumbo (King) ......112 Eighth race, purs $100, feur-year-olds and up, claiming six and on half furlongs. Squad Tactics (Barnes) Dakota Pilot (Ray) Mr. J.

W. (L. Turner) Perfect Scholar (J. Rettele) Mr. Dipoer (Perez) Rator Marble (Armstrong) County Fleet (Anderson) Spunky Bill Alio: Too Utile Man (Ray) 132.

....119 .119 ....111 ....121 ...114 17J ....119 122 Tuesday Cornhusker p.m. (12). Baseball Chicago at Kansas City, 7:10 p.m. (KLIN). Mack Jones pinch double and sacrifice ly by Bobby Jones' bloop double kwas the only hit off Frisella; who retired the last 15 batters he faced before leaving for pinch hitter in the 10th.

Jerry Grote started the winning uprising with a single and pinch runner Rod Gaspar stole second. He took third as first 'baseman, Ron Fairly booted Bud Harrelson's bunt, then was trapped in a rundown on Tommie Agee's tap to third. But catcher John Bateman's throw hit Gaspar in the hand, and he came on to score the tie-breaking run. Wayne Garrett's run-scoring double, a walk, Ron Swoboda's sacrifice fly and Donn Clen-denon's run-producing single completed the rally, enabling the Mets to square their season series against the last-place Expos at eight victories apiece. "The breaks were on our side said Hodges.

"This Montreal club has been tough for us. They've been tough on everybody. Actually, there's no soft touch in this league at all." The Dodgers softened up San Diego with a six-run salvo in the first inning and coasted home as Wes Parker drove in three more runs with a single and double. Parker, with 102 RBI, is the first Dodger to top 100 since Tommy Davis and Frank Howard, eight years ago. Left-hander Claude Osteen survived 11 San Diego hits, Including a three-run homer by Ivan Murrell In the ninth, for his 15th victory of the year.

Frank Johnson, a mid-game replacement for ailing Willie McCovey, lined a two-run single off knuckleballer Phil Niekro in the sixth, keying a four-run rally that carried the Giants past the Braves. Frank Reberger squared his pitching mark ft 6-6 with help from veteran Don McMahon, who hurled perfect relief over the final 2 1-3 innings. NL Playoff Procedure Arranged San Francisco (LTD National League president Chub Feeney has made arrangements for playoff games in the event of a two or three-team tie for first place in the Eastern Division. Feeney said Monday that lots were drawn by the league championship series planning committee in New York Sept. 10, to determine the site of an Oct.

2 playoff game in the event of a two-team tie involving Pittsburgh, New York or Chicago. The Pirates would have to play in an enemy park no matter who was their opponent. The Cubs, who would be at home acninst Hittshnrch would have to travel to New York if tied with the Mets. New York would have the home field advantage in any case. In the event of a three-team tie, the club with the highest winning percentage would have the option of an opponent and a playing site.

The club with the second highest percentage gets the second option. Such a playoff arrangement would be held Oct. 2-3. If two or three clubs finish with identical winning percentages, their options would be determined by lot. By RANDY YORK The most competitive bowling league In Lincoln history will be baptized Wednesday.

"We're bringing together what we feel are 12 of the top bowlers in town," Hollywood Bowl proprietor Jim Dill says. Each of the 12 carries more than a 185 average. They will roll three-game blocks each Wednesday, at 5:30 p.m. for 28 weeks. More than "$1,500 in prize money will be on the line.

"Quite frankly," Dill says, "this league was not designed to be fun. It's just like bowling' in an All-Star on PBA We're out there, for one- reason to win J--j- 1 Dill will be a part of the financial competition. Others No. 3, MJ 9th By Associated Press Stanford's dramatic 34-28 victory over Arkansas last Saturday accounted for the only two. changes in The Associated Press' first weekly football poll of the regular season.

The Indians jumped from 10th to fourth, supplanting the Razorbacks, who fell to 11th but are still very much within shooting distance of the top 10. Missouri, which walloped Baylor 38-0, rose from 11th to 10th, the only newcomer in the top 10. Ohio State and Texas, which were idle, and Southern California, a 42-21 victor over' Alabama, retained the first three spots, but the Trojans' are right on the heels of Texas' defending national champs. Southern California risks its No. 3 ranking against ninth-ranked Nebraska this week in the only matchup of top 10 teams.

The Cornhuskers retained their pre-season ranking with a 36-12 conquest of Wake Forest. Twenty-four of the 40 football writers and broadcasters who participated in the poll cast their first place votes for Ohio State, which accumulated 728 points. Texas had six No. 1 votes and 657 points while Southern Cal was the top choice of seven voters but managed only 644 points. The other three first place votes went to Mississippi, Penn State and Michigan.

Rounding out the top 10 behind No. 4 Stanford are Mississippi, Notre Dame, Penn State, Michigan, Nebraska and Missouri. Two other Big Eight teams made the second 10, with Kansas State getting 13-J votes for 13th place and Oklahoma rated 18th with 40 ballots. AP I. Ohio State (24) 7M Texas 16) 0-0 6i7 3.

Southern California (7) 1-0 644 4. Stanford 1-0 4S1 5. Mississippi (1) 04 Ul 6. Notr Dame 00 364 T. Penn State (1) 0-0 316 I.

Michigan (1) 0-0 307 Nebraska 1-0 10. Missouri 14 260 Second Ten; 11. Arkansas (148); 1J. Louisiana State (139); 13. Kansas State (1341; 14.

Florida (94); 15. Houston (91); 16. UCLA (70); 17. West Virginia (44); II. Oklahoma (40); 19.

Georgia (21); 20. Arizona State (16). Others receiving votes, listed alphabetically: Air Force, Alabama, Auburn, California, Colorado, Georgia Tech, Kansas, Navy, North Carolina, Oreqon, Purdue. South Carolina, Tennessee, Toledo, Utah. STANDINGS American East Division Won Lest Pet.

Baltimore IS i New York II 65 -J55 Detroit 75 71 .314 Boston 75 71 .514 Cleveland 71 76 .483 Washington .61 77 .469 West Division Minnesota 17 51 .600 Oakland 10 67 .544 California 77 6t .531 Kansas City 5 as 'J97- Milwaukee 55 90 .379 Chicago 53 93 J6l GB 14 20 70 24 2V, I 10 29't 3 J4'S Monoay'S Results Oakland at Milwaukee, rain California at Minnesota, rain Tuesdays Games Oakland (Odom 1-6 and Blue 1-0) at' Milwaukee (Morris 2-2 and Downing 4-12). 2, twl-nlghl Chicago (Jenesk 10-15) at Kansas City (Drego 1-14)', night California (Bradley 2-4 and Fisher 4-3) at Minnesota (Zepp 1-4 and Hall Ml, 2. day-Woht Dttro (Cain 12-7) at Cleveland (Hand 6-11). night Boston (Nagy 5 3 and Culp 15-13) at New York (Kline 4-4 and Bahnsen 11-11), 2, twl niqht Baltimore (McNelly 22-1) at Washington (Cox 1 11), night National last Division Won Lost 77 6 71 69 71 49 70 77 66 II 64 12 West Division 93 56 Pet. .3310 .3306 .4 .474 .449 .431 .541 .531 .413 .479 .392 GB live Pittsburgh) Ne Yom Chicago st.

Louis SSiWf, Cincinnati Los Angeles San Francisco Atlanta Houston 79 4 7 71 69 72 77 70 74 if 31 21 '1 J4'S Sen Oiego 51 90 Monday's Results New York 9, Montreal 10 Innings Los Angeles 12, San Diego 4 Sen Francisco 7, Atlanta 5 Tuesday's Games New York (Koosman 10-6) at Montreal (Morton 16-10), night. Pittsburgh (Walker 124) at Philadelphia (Lersch 5-7), night S. Loun (Carlton Ml) al Chicago (Holtimen 14-11) Cincinnati (McGlothlln 13-1) at Houston (Dlerker 13-121, night San Oleyo (Cork ins 5-4) at Los Angeles (Moeller 7-7), night Atlanta (Reed e-9) at Sen Francisco (Perry 20-13), night Wedneidty Baseball Chicago at Kansas' City, 7:10 p.m. (KLIN). East teatembert II Premont) if Fremont Inv.t 22 at Northeast 23 Jl 9 Q'" H'and.

Octofteri I Lincoln H.ghi Trent-Nttiraske at Hastings; 3 Pius Xi at loumeesti In Northeast leotembert ti i cand lii.ndi if at Premont Inv.i 22 Etsti 25 at Vorki Lincoln High. October i i ten; 2 at YorR Inv.l at Southe! Tren-Nebreska at Heatings 15 at Llncom M.gtii 22-23 S'ete tournament in Omaha. 4 Southeast teeiemtort It 21 Lincoln High) at Premont Inv.f 23 at Premanti ntsnngt. Octobori Qrand l'edi et Northeasti Treni-Nebrika at Nestings) 13 at Lincoln High) Pim Xi 17 Eetlt 16 at tastt 22 33 State tournament hi omene. Pius October i 1 at Yerti York.

11 at tasti '4 at tevtheasii 17 York Invitnt.onalj at Lincoln Hlghl 21-23 tournament In Lin- iort By DON FORSYTHE Although this weekend's gciuie wm noi De, piayea on ed on of the artificial turf, Nebraska opened arms wionaay for its Southern Laiitornia game on Memorial Stadium AstroTurf. More of the same was pected Tuesday because heavy rains which have left the grass practice fields soggy. Cornhusker a Bob Devaney speculated Monday that Southern California would most likely attack Nebraska much like it did Alabama with a heavy emphaiss on the running game. "We don't have a big 'defensive line this year, -'It's about the smallest line we've ever had here," Devaney noted. v.

The weather also prompted a change in procedures for freshman coach Jim Ross, who greeted 63 candidates in his initia practice session Mon- day. 1 Ross and assistant Bill Thornton met briefly with the squad in the afternoon, then held a 6:30 p.m. indoor practice in the Fieldhouse, which also has an AstroTurf surface. "It worked out pretty good," said Ross. "We'll probably continue in this 'fashion until the practice fields dry out." He noted that about the only limitation, indoors was that there, wasn't quite as much room for passing.

"But we' felt like we 'got a lot accomplished," he said. McKay: Huskers Bigger Los Angeles Southern California football coach John McKay says has bigger runners and a bigger all-around football team than Alabama, which fell, 42-21, to the Trojans last Saturday. USC will open its home season, against the Nebraska Cornhusker Saturday night, 1 A star for the Trojans in the opener was sophomore fullback Sam Cunningham. He was named player of the week by Southern California Football Writers Monday. Cunningham rushed for 135 yards and scored two touchdowns.

1 McKay said he was particularly pleased with the play of Dave Brown, Pete Adams and Al Gallagher, all newcomers to the offensive line. And he said Monday he thought Willie Hall "played an outstanding game" in the defensive secondary "as a first year man." The Trojans went through a workout. Monday afternoon in preparation for Saturday. The team was to don pads tand resume heavy workouts Tuesday afternoon, McKay said. Pennant Race At a Glance By Th Auociattd Pratt National Ltagua fait Won Lot Pet.

Behind Play Plttsburon 77 .531 17 NtW YrK 78 6 .530 15 Chicago 74 69 .524 I 17 Pittsburgh At home 7, Montreal 4, New York 3i away 10 Philadelphia 3, New York 4, St. Louli 3. New York At noma Pittsburgh 4, Chicago away 7, Montreal 2, Philadelphia Pittsburgh 3. Chlcaqo-At home 3, St. Louis; away 14, Montreal 4, St.

Loula 3, Philadelphia 3, New York 4. SPOUTS SLATE All event free unices follow'-by all tlanaa a.m. luteal bold-laead for p.m. i Wednesday State Hfirse Racing Madison, 3. By VIRGIL PARKER Prep Sports writer High' school tennis was changed from a spring to a fall sport three years ago to get away from the blustery, unpredictable weather of spring and take advantage of the normal Indian Summer-like weather of fall.

It was also reasoned, at the time of the change, that prep 1M tunnlrl his ot the m. F. "K1L oTI- I)C3K OI inrir a-Hiiic ones summer of competition. But this year's opening weekend In the Capital City was greeted by a sudden switch from hot summer weather to the chilling blasts of winter. During the first two years as a fall sport, tennis matches were scheduled 'as soon school' opened.

New regulations City's Jt -ft mm 'i i him we could make a challenge at the state level." In addition to the three-year senior letterman, Watt has senior letter winner Blair Hall on hand for half of his tandem team. He'll cjioose from Junior Phil 5 Hughes and Jerry's sophomore brother, Don, for the third spot. which hasn't lost a single meet other than at the state level since coach George Etsele came three years ago, has the greatest depth. "We've always had good Interest," Eiscle admits, "and had 25 boys turn out this year. We've won the city, Trans-Nebraika conference and Fremont Invitational and all our dual meets.

We'd like to win the state." Opens) 1 Players M' 'V LINCOLN. NEBRASKA SEPT. 15, PAGE 15 Minnesota and Oakland at Milwaukee were rained out. The Mets wasted a strong defensive effort and effective relief pitching by Tug McGraw in Sunday's 5-4, 13-inning loss to St. Louis.

But they hung close behind" the Pirates, who blew a 3-2 verdict to the Cubs when Matty Alou dropped a two-out fly ball in the ninth to trigger a three-run Chicago rally. Monday night, New York fell behind 4-0 as rookie Clyde Mashore ripped a two-run homer off Ray Sadecki in the second inning for his first major league hit and then singled in the fourth to ignite another two-run flurry. Three walks, three singles and an error by third baseman Coco Laboy gave the Mets five runs in the fifth, but the Expos tied it against Frisella in the bottom of the inning on a walk, Jim McFarland Cut by Cardinals McFarland, Nebraska, tight end; Tony Plummer, defensive back; Paul White, cornerback; Greg Lens, defensive tackle. Washington Redskins Cut veterans Tom Roussel, linebacker; Rudy Kuechenberg, linebacker; Roy Schmidt, guard; Marshall Cropper, flanker. Buffalo Bills Cut rookie Reg Carolan, punier, and veterans Bruce Altord, kicker; Bubba Thornton, receiver; Alvln Mitchell, defensive back.

Kansas City Chiefs Cut veterans Tom Flores, quarterback) Richard Armstrong, running back. Philadelphia Eagles Cut rookie John Land, running back, and veteran Mike Dirks, defensive tackle. Boston Patriots Cut veterans R. C. Gamble, running back; Bob Gladiux, running back, and John Outlaw, cornerback.

Dallas Cowboys Cut veterans Les Shy, running back; Bruce Van Nets, tight endi Fred Whlllmgham, linebacker, and Rookie John Douglas, Missouri, linebacker. The ABA Denver Rockets waived 6-8 veteran Ben Warley, while new NBA entry Buffalo signed Nate Bowman, a 6-10 former New York Knick. Football San Diego Charger halfback Dick Post may be lost to the club for some time after a knee injury Sunday. Boxing Cassius Clay won a round against the New York State Athletic Commission when a federal judge ruled he could fight there. The World Boxing Council has stripped lightweight champion Ismacl Laguna of his title for failure to meet Mando Ramos in a return bout.

Damp, Ward and Tim Sheahan and sophomores John Cranccr and Craig Pohlman to form coach North top six players. Lincoln. High coach Lcroy Colson admits that he 'Is in a rebuilding year. "But I have some youngsters this year who look like they could develop. We may be fairly tough In a couple of seasons." ii icrmcn, u)ison nas sopnomore Bryan Rugg leading the team at present, with Junior Mike Keller and senior Dale Niebuhr holding down the other top spots, Despite some Improved talent from which to choose this full.

Plug coarh Is troublrd by Michral Kuirk a lack of mat- ches. 'TMni wrrp rpMlv Mtit a) a who -will compete include Rodger Florom, Gary Cerneyr Darren Stan Tyrrell, -Don 'Meyers of Beatrice, Mel Brydl, Max Jensen, Nick Neilson, John Madsen, Barry Bayer and Bob Fillaus. Long Time in "This is something weve wanted to do for a long time," Dill says. "We had worked on a league similar to this two or three times before, but not with much success. "We're going to give it a go because of combined efforts by the personnel at the bowling center here," he added, "and we've found a great sponsor." The event will be called the Hamm's Singles Classic and will be patterned after similar ventures in Chicago and Detroit, Dill explains.

"It's something. new and different for around here," he adds, "and we hope that people like to watch the top bowlers go against each otherson the highest level of com-! petition." Dill believes higher scores will emerge in' the 28-week span. "I would say, at the least, half of us should be over 200," he offers. "The pace will be much faster than five-man team bowling. A bowler can keep his stroke, and won't have to wait five minutes to bowl each time." The league will use the same basic format as the PBA finals, first seen at Hollywood last November and something which will be seen again this November.

The system calls for match games with 50 bonus pins for each win in addition to the regular scratch score. Roll-off Is Planned A roll-off for the top eight positions at the end of the season will follow with an additional. $400 on the line. The format then calls for successive challenges from positions eight through the pacesetter. Florom and Jensen exceeded the 200 average mark.

in league play last year and University of Nebraska student "Fillaus topped it this summer, according to Dill. "Cerney has also been oyer 200 in the last six months," Dill adds, "arid Neilson has been very competitive." But one of Lincoln's most competitive bowlers and one of the persons most instrumental for creating the league isn't even scheduled to compete. Bill Koehler, Lincoln's only-PBA member, has been having considerable arm trouble in the last two months and although he was scheduled to bowl in the. league, he was By United Press International A lot of men look forward to a r-lce, easy, rocking-chair existence. But at the age of 31? Curtis McClinton and Charlie Long, both 31, are hardly ready to lead sedentary lives.

But both retired Monday from pro' football wars. McClinton, the man who scored the Kansas City Chiefs' first regular season touchdown back in 1963, wrote finis to a distinguished eight-year pro career. Long had been starting guard for the Boston Patriots until he was injured last year and newcomer Mike 1 1 replaced him. Cincinnati Bengals Cut rookie Pettus Farrar, running back; and veterans John Guillory, defensive back) Willie Lee Jones, defensive lineman; Jack Gehrke, wide receiver. Denver Broncos Signed safety George Salmes who played out option with Buffalo.

Green Bay Packers Cut rookies Ken Mendenhall, Oklahoma, cenrer; Gary McArthur, defensive tackle, and veterans Booth Lusteg, kicker; Larry Agaianian, lineman; Leon Harden, defensive back; Phil vandersea, defensive tackle. Miami Dolphins Cut rookie Bob Kuchenberg, guard, and veterans John Boynton, offensive tackle; Jesse Powell, linebacker; Barry Pryor, runoing back; pieced on lnured waivers veterans Tom Goode, center, and Jim Cox, tight end. New York Giants Cut veterans Tim McCann, defensive tackle; Wayne Meytan, Nebraska, linebacker; Len Johnson, guard; Freeman Whit, Nebraska, wide receiver. St. Louis Cardinals Cut rookies Jim Baseball Cleveland pitcher Sam McDowell was released from a hospital after treatment for a mild concussion sustained when he was robbed of $120 Sunday night.

Pittsburgh acquired relief pitcher Jim (Mudcat) Grant from Oakland. New Chicago White Sox manager Chuck Tanner named Johnny Sain as the team's pitching coach. Basketball The NBA Cincinnati Royals, who will play in Lincoln Sept. 29, Inked center Connie Dlerk-ing leaving only Johnny Green and Flynn Robinson as holdouts. presently bold; down the No.

2 spot for the Knights, with senior Larry Beck next on the ladder. 4 Coach Bill North's East High squad, second to Southeast at both the city and Trans meets last year, has but one returning letterman. He's Doug1 McLcesc, No. 3 a year aco. "I thoucht we would iiri- twin-says, dui some oi uic boys are coming along very well and It gives me hope that we may be fairly good." McLeese and his graduated brother Dick, who was No.

I for the Spartans last year, wc rp transfers last fall from Chicago, This year Bruce Wheeler has come from the inme city to East High. Joins Doiiff. lunlnrs M-nv 1.. Prep Tennis Plagued by Chilly Weather lorceaout. i now prevent teams from competing before the same weekend football gets under Yet the state meet is' slated for the weekend of 22-23, making the entire season just seven weeks long, -fi, Despite fhe opening weekend's low temperatures the annual Lincoln public school meet was "eavy held before i rains arrived.

Northeast's Jerry Renaud Captured the top Individual title while Southeast won the team crown. (' "I have Jerry can prove to 'be, -the "top singles player in the state as well as the city," Rocket coach. Keith Watt says. "Then if we can get, a good doubles team to go with 41 1 But, Eisele points out that while three singles and' two doubles matches, with a minimum of five boys, are used for dual meets, only three boys one singles and one doubles are allowed at state. "I'd like to see the state meet broadened to more of a team effort," Eiscle says.

Watt agrees. "This year Is finA with tho nrpsnnt imiIp" IntinUm "KnAniiM Hnnl KmM laugiio, uuv-auae uuu i note much depth but may have the best Individual. But in the long run it would be better witn more emphasis on the Elsele's 1970 effort Is paced bv senior letterman Mark Churchill. But he says that "we have quite a few promising year," he remembers. "We had trouble scoring a point against the other city teams.

This year we arc Improved, but becuasc of the shorter season, some of the teams had to cancel us out in order to get In their other crosslown and Trans-Nebraska matches. It left us without any competition for the entire month of September, l0P prospcciS are ir. A i mill uarrv. a Junior, and senior Paul Kuccra. "We still have a young team," Kusek says.

"We hope next season will be our year." ICHIOULII Lincoln IHrIi Sealemoeri II al Hastings! at Greta- li'end; Nlhllll, 21 -Jfr-at October i it 0. Welidei I at last Trent-Nebraska at Hettingii 17 Snvtheeit) 15 -Northeenti If tius XI 23 JJ State Tournament in 4 sophomores. In fart, four of our top nine are first year players." Sophomore John Dungan I1,.

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