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PRO FOOTBALL ROUNDUP Giants Beat Browns and Force Playoff for Title Austin JC to Battle Bethany SMJCC STANDINGS W, L. Pet. ..i o i.ooo .667 Dr. M»rtln Luther ...... ,,2 1 . A\i»Un JC ....... .., ...... o i .000 Roetiiittr JC ...... ...... ,.o i .000 Concordia JO .............. 0 1 .000 worthinglon JC .......... 0 0 .000 RKSUtTS SATURDAY Or. Martm Luther M, Rochester SS B*th4ny *8, Concorti* jo si Two Barnes before the Christmas Holiday -break is the schedule for coich Hal Cuffs Austin Junior College basketball team this week. The Blue Devils, riding a 3-2 record, face an important South* cm Minnesota Junior College Conference game tonight at Mankato against rugged Bethany College. And Friday night it's back to Mankato for a return game against the Mankato State Reserves. Both contests, which will be played ati the Mankato State gym, begin at 8 p.m. , Bethany, one of the choices for the SMJCC title this season, carries a 2-0 conference record as they dumped Dr. Martin Luther, 98-78, and Saturday spilled Concordia JC, 88411. Martin Luther holds a 74-57 verdict over the Blue Devils. Although a definite underdog, the Blue Devils hop* to pull an upset. They battled a strong Mankato State Reserve team to the wire before falling 6944 in their last outing, and they hope to play as well against Bethany. Cuff wfll have hi* regular lineup intact with Gordon Boike at center, Jerry Nelson and Bill Grant at forwards and Larry Rensink and Roger Booher at guards. Bethany, which holds a big height advantage, will have Jim Homey .(6-5) and Corky Young (6-4) at forwards, Al Tevis (6-2H) at center and Chad Coffman (6-3) and, Dean Brudwick (6-2) at guards. \ One other conference game is scheduled tonight as Rochester JC, I the defending champion, plays Concordia JC at St. Paul. Roches- ' ter gets back in action Wednes- ' day night at home against Beth-; any. Meanwhile, Bethany, which 1 boasts a 7-1 record against all comers, turned back Concordia JC 88-51, in a conference game Saturday night. It left them with a 2-0 mark in the SMJCC race. Jim Horney set the pace for the winners with 14 points. In the other conference test, Dr. Martin Luther edged Rochester JC, 8645, after holding a 42-40 lead at halftime. Ron Hauer tallied 26 for t h e Hilltoppers, while Jim Griffith paced the Yellowjackets with 21 and Jerry Narveson and Dave Zimmer each scored 18. Howe Scores 400th Goal as Wings Tie By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Gordie Howe, Bernie (Boom Boom) Geoffrion, Don McKenney and George (Red) Sullivan grabbed off the weekend headlines in the National Hockey League. Howe, veteran Detroit wingraan, scored his 400th regular season goal Saturday night as the Red Wings and Montreal played a 2-2 tie on the Canadians' ice. Sunday night at Detroit, the league lead By DON WEISS Attecteted Press Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP)-A field goal through the snow by a fellow who wasnt expected to play ... the keen eyes of a batUeworn Texan .. and what everybody thought was a boner by football's master coach. They added up today to a bonus for National Football League fans, next Sunday's playoff between the plucky New York Giants and the mighty Cleveland Browns for the Eastern Conference championship. The two arch rivals, tied for the regular season championship with 9-3 records Sunday as Texan Kyle Rote set up a touchdown with 10 minutes left, and hobbled Pat Summerall booted a 49-yard field goal with two minutes remaining to give New York a 13-10 victory. A tie would have given Cleveland the title. The winner of next Sunday's playoff will play host to the Western champion Baltimore Colts Dec. 28 in the pro title game, The other NFL clubs have com- WTt STANDINGS RA9TRRN CONFERENCE W. L. T. .Pet ftt. Op -.New Tort .,,.8 3 0 .780344183 i-Cl«»«l»nd ....» PHt»bufth ......7 Washington ....4 Phila 3 Chgo. Cards ...,2 o 4 1 7 1 9 1 9 1 .750 302 317 .634 341 330 .3M 314 Ml .183 338 306 .182 361 356 it-Will pi«y for Enatern CotvftrenM championship. WESTERN CONFERENCE W. L. T. .Pet. ft*. Op Baitimon 9 3 o ,7JO 381 203 .667344278 .667298230 .500 257 324 .364261276 Lo« Ang«le* ....840 OhgO Be*T$ ....8 40 8»n Fran ....... 660 Detroit ......... 4 7 1 . Qre«n B*y ...... 1 10 1 .091 193 383 . SUNDAY RESULTS H*» York 13, Cleveland -10 S*n FrtneUco 21, Baltimore 12 Chicago B«ftn 21, Dttroit 16 Lot Angelas 34, Qrwn Bay 20 Washington 20. Philadelphia 0 SATURDAY RESULTS pleted their seasons. Baltimore lost 21-12 to San Francisco Sunday. Los Angeles and the Chicago Bears tied for second in the West with 8-4 marks as the Rams closed out With a 34*20 decision over Green Bay and the Bears defeat ed the Detroit Lions 21-16. Washington blanked Philadelphia 20-o In Sunday's other game. Pitts- brugh, No. 3 in the East, finished Saturday with a 38-21 victory over the Chicago Cards. It's doubtful the Giants would be still alive, If It hadn't been for a call by Paul Brown, the coach of t Pittsburgh 38, Chicago Carda 21 SUNDAY, DEC. 21 at New York AUSTIN DAILY HERALD SPORTS 10-AUSTIN (Minn.) HERALD Monday, Dec, 15, WAYNE GAUGHRAN RON CAROTHERS Both of the men have been playing a lot of ball for Coach Jim Iverson during early-season games. Carothers scored 21 points and Gaughran hit for 15 points and gathered in 13 rebounds in State College's recent 83-73 victory over Drake University — a major college team. Carothers has scored 39 points in the Jackrabbits first three games to tie for top spot in scoring. Free Throws Nip Blossoms - WELLS, Minn. — A flurry of er« thumped the Wings 6-1 with free throws in the final period Geoffrion scoring three goals and handed Wells a 4Wfl basketball assisting two others. McKenney scored half of Boston's goals Sunday night in a 6-3 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs. The previous night Toronto Gaughran, Carothers Star for Jackrabbits BROOKINGS, S. D. - Wayne Gaughran and Ron Carothers, a couple of top-notch cage stars from Austin, have been mainstays on this year's South Dakota State College basketball team. played » 44 tie York Rangers. with the New Sullivan, Rangers' captain, accumulated five points in New York's two ties on two goals and three assists. New York played to a 8-3 deadlock with the Chicago Black Hawks Sunday with Andy Bathgate's 19th goal knotting the count in the third period for the New Yorkers. In other weekend action, the Hawks lost to Boston 4-J Saturday. Montreal now has a one point spread over Detroit with Boston tliree back of the Wings. New York, in fourth place, trails the Bruins by another three and leads fifth place Chicago by two. Notional* Defeat Dujuth Branch 6-2 DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - The touring United States Nationals woo their sixth atraJfbt hockey game against no setbacks, defeating the Dulutb Branch Bulldogs •«•» Saturday night. Bob Turk, a former University of Minnesota , Uliiad three |Q*4» far tbe Nationals. ftu» U ifarc Guley's ninth sea decision over Blooming Prairie here Saturday night. With the score tied 29-29 at the three quarter mark, the Blossoms rallied to go ahead, but 13 free throws, including seven in a row, provided the whining cushion for Wells, Blooming Prairie outgunned Wells from the field, 15 to 13, but lost the free throw battle when Wells counted 80 of 27 attempts. Despite the setback, the third in six starts for the Blossoms, coach Jim Poole said his club played good ball. The Blossoms led 7-6 at tbe end of the quarter, but fell behind 24-13 at intermission. John Milton paced the Blossoms with 17 points and be hauled in U rebounds. Dean Turner added 14, while Ken Sperry, Jack Jell- nek, Gordy Amundsen and Dale Renchin turned in good floor games. Bob Meyer led the winners with 16 points. The Blooming Prairie B team made U six in a row with a 27-25 victory la the preliminary game. David Underwood, who finished with nine point*, dropped two free throws in the final seconds to snap a 25-25 tie. Gaughran, a junior, won a ma jor letter in basketball last year as he was a frequent starter at center.'This year he is alternating between center and forward. He was fourth in scoring and third in rebounding on the 1957 58 basketball squad. At 6-7, he is the second tallest player on the squad this year and has shown considerable improvement, according to Coach Iverson. Wayne is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Gaughran. A 1956 graduate of Austin High School, he lettered twice in basketball during his prep career. He is majoring in civil engineering at State College. Carothers was the leading scorer on last year's freshman team. He was a forward reserve during the first two games of the season before "he broke into the starting lineup against Drake University and had a great night. Ron is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Carothers. He graduated from Austin High School in 1957 after winning three letters in ten nis, two each in basketball, and football and one in golf, He was captain of the basketball squad his senior year, and holds the all-time Big Nine Conference scoring mark, Lourdes Cage Team Stops Sacred Heart Rochester Lourdes defeated Waseca Sacred Heart, 52-45, here Sunday for its first victory in the Ravous Conference title race. Benny Clark led the balanced Lourdes scoring with 11 points. while Don Kelly had 25 for Waseca. The victory left Lourdes with pro football's greatest organiza tion. Leading 10-3 midway in the third period, the Browns drove to the New York 13 behind the great Jimmy Brown—who gained 148 yards in 26 rushes. With fourth down and five to go, Lou (The toe) Groza stepped back to the 2n for his fourth field goal try of the game. He had missed twice, hi once—from the 22. But instead of kicking, Brown had called for a fake. Bobby Freeman took the snap from center jumped up and took off arounc left end. He ran full into Giants 1958 linebacker Harland Svare, who threw him for an eight-yard loss Instead of a reasonably comfort able 13-3 lead, the Browns remained only a touchdown up. The Giants took it from there. Pass for Touchdown After an exchange of kicks and a Milt Plum fumble, the Giants' Frank Gifford fired a 39-yard pass to Rote to the Cleveland 6 on a play Rote called when he spotted a weakness in the Browns' pass defense. A running play lost a yard before Gifford passed to Bob Schnelker in the end zone for a touchdown. Summerall's conversion made it 10-10. Four minutes later, the Giants drove from their 30 to Cleveland's 25. On fourth down, and with 4H minutes remaining, Summerall missed a field goal from the 33. It looked as though the comeback had been nailed, but two minutes later the Browns' Dick Deschaine, soundly rushed by the Giants' defense, got off a wobbly 22-yard kick that went out of bounds on the Cleveland 43. Three passes went awry before Summerall sent his booming field •JOB! soaring through the snow and over the uprights. Two minutes and seven seconds showed on the clock. Win for Coach San Francisco made it a fond farewell for retiring Coach Frankie Albert with veteran quarterback Y. A. Tittle engineering three touchdqwn drives. J. D. Smith bolted for two second half TDs at the end of long 49ers drives. The Colts only touchdown came on a Johnny Unitas to Jim Mut- scheller pass which carried 38 Paul. BAVOUX STANDINGS TOP BBCHU1T BOSTON — Norm Jackson, Boston Bruins' center, is the top «S bttfctiball coach «tjpoint-getter among National Hock'— -- 1 *- Uafue recruits tbjf season ?ac*ili ...3 0 3ftcr«d Heart ,. J J Slartan ..,....,..,.,..,....3 3 (.ourdsd ,,... 1 3 U>yol» i 3 at, F«UX o 4 WEBB GETS OFFER PACELLI MEETS SACRED HEART VICTORY BOOT — Pat Summerall, Place - kicking specialist for the New York Giants, boots football through the uprights to give team 13-10 win over Cleveland Browns at Yankee Stadium Sunday. Ball is near top right of picture. Quarterback Charlie Conerly (42) held ball as Summerall made field goal in final two minutes of game. At far right is Bill Svoboda (30) and head linesman Charley Berry is in foreground, Giants and Browns tied for Eastern Division"tl- tile. (AP Photofax). 17 Non-Conference Games on Tap for Big 10 Quints yards late in the final quarter. It was the 29th consecutive game in which Unitas had tossed for a touchdown, padding his NFL record. Green Bay made it a struggle for the Rams and only a brilliant By JOE MOOSHIL Associated Press Sports Writer Big Ten basketball teams, having boosted their stock with seven victories in as many games Saturday, head for a big week of non- conference activity. No less than 17 games are scheduled this week with undefeated Northwestern and twice-beaten Ohio State entering major weekend tournaments in the basketball mad state of Kentucky. Some of the teams like Indiana and Minnesota go west while others like Iowa and Wisconsin host teams from the West. Thanks to Saturday's results, conference teams will meet their .Minnesota bounced Nebraska, 78 strong intersectional o p p o sition 57; Purdue squeezed by Evansvilli with more confidence. Prior to the 83-82 on Harvey Austin's baske big sweep, Big Ten teams had a with 17 seconds remaining, and record of 14-13 against non-confer- Iowa nosed out Texas Tech 75-7 ence foes. Today, the record is in a regionally televised thriller more respectable 21-13. „«,„ K i» „. «u > i .4 m. Coming through in Saturday's ^ *£*££?'*?££ . T avalanche were previously winless XE «S?i £", ™ wi«™«fn 0 ,vi nKi« of... in,« ls at "ilnols, Missouri goes to Wis Wisconsin and Ohio State. The Badgers upset Notre Dame 56-54 and Ohio State took it out on Butler, 81-69. Illinois had no trouble with College of Pacific, 85-67; Indiana, led --" by sophomore Ralph Bellamy's 32 Grass and ' Gophers Quint Downs Nebraska; Hits Books MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota's basketball Gophers hit the books today after hitting the hoops often enough to knock Nebraska from the ranks of the unbeaten. Final examinations cancelled out practice sessions today and Tuesday, cutting Gopher preparations for the Southern Methodist game Saturday. Dick Bracher appeared assured of a starting guard spot at Dallas on the basis of his long-range NFL Passing Title Is Won Le Baron by WASHINGTON (AP) - Consistency won the 1958 National Football League passing title for Eddie Le Baron. The sawed-off Washington Redskins' tosser finished the regular season Sunday with one of the smallest yardage totals by air among NFL quarterbacks. But he beat 'em all for average _, i _ « , '.„ ------ ~-. uv utoi, MI, an i«r average Minnesota lea D passing foray by Billy Wade gain with an unofficial 9.41 yards points in the> last brOUffht Los Ancwlna «ia tttnf/u-u — nn ,-u . -.- .. ' F ._. " wlc ""* shooting ability and all • around play in the 78 - 57 dumping of the Cornhuskers last Saturday. A senior starting for the first time, Bracher connected with four long shots. "If Bracher can continue hitting like that he'll force the defense to come out of its shell around Ron Johnson," said Assistant Coach Glen Reed. Head Coach Ozzie Cowles, while acknowledging Bracher needs to improve in some departments, added that the Minneapolis guard is "a remarkable shot." Ron Johnson led the Gophers with 17 points against Nebraska and Tom Benson had 14. The Gophers amassed 15 points in the first minutes of the second half, while Nebraska was getting only one. Minnesota led 36 - 30 at the half, but Johnson, Benson and Jerry Butler tallied 12 points to settle the issue. The Cornhuskers didn't score for five minutes and got their first field goal after 6V.> minutes of the second half had •ilapsed. Cowles emptied the bench and 10 Gophers hit the scoring column. | Minnesota led by as much as 24 brought Los Angeles the victory. Wade pitched scoring strikes to Del Shofner and Jon Arnett for 43 and 75 yards. Bears Tally Twice The Bears scored twice in the final quarter against the Lions, who had a 16-7 third period lead. With three minutes remaining, Willie Galimore rambled 36 yards for the clinching TD. The Eagle shutout, first for Washington since 1955, also boosted the Skins into fourth place in the East. Eddie LeBaron, battling for the league's passing title, unofficially clinched it when he shot a 71-yarder to Bill Anderson for a last quarter score. Duncan Joins National Guard IOWA CITY (AP) - All-America quarterback Randy Duncan of towa disclosed Sunday he has joined the National Guard and will report to Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., in mid-February for six weeks of training. Duncan expects to receive his degree from SUI a week before his departure for camp. Duncan was the No. l draft choice in the recent National Football League pro draft and was on 79 completions in 145 attempts. And that's the thing that paid off. "Ill bet you hear some more hollering to change the system," Le Baron said. Le Baron is perfectly satisfied with the system of ranking passers by average gain for toss rather than total yardage. Le Baron connected on 7 of 17 for 164 yards Sunday, including one pass for 71 yards to Bill Anderson. That bomb capped Redskins' 20-0 victory over Philadelphia Eagles. Final official statistics haven't been compiled, but Le Baron's total overhead yardage of 1,365 is likely to be exceeded by all but the the — •—••• * -»«— j «•• ••wM#%**rw n*»t* (i - — — —»— — F ** ^** "»•• WA*W W H 4 1-2 conference record, while Sac- Picked by the Green Bay Pack red Heart has won two and lost ers two. However, Duncan said Sunday Saturday night, Lourdes dropped n f a 65-52 non-conference decision to strong St. Thomas Academy of St still undecided about his after he completes Army training. "I'm disturbed over news stories which say I'm not interested _- _ ., „_..-„ w^ w »*• «MW **4V%,i VOIfWU til • o i<x» P ] »yfog with the Packers." he i«x> said. . w "That's not true. All I ever .333 said was that I wass't sure what •JM^ll would do. I'm still counting on (studying for a law degree," he "" !J then added: BALTIMORE, Md. (* — A pitch "Bight now I'm more concerned to Spider Webb to fight Holly'about the Rose Bowl game than Mims in Baltimore in February 11 am about my pro career. The was made Saturday. The 29 - year old Mims decisioned Webb last March U in Fort Waynej Ind. bowl game comes first.' Iowa meets California at Pasadena, Calif., Jan. I. * half a dozen of the NFL's top 15 passers. He has thrown less frequently than any of them since the Redskins concentrated on the rush rather than the pass. Next season probably will be Le Baron's last in pro football. "That's the way I feel now," the former College of the Pacific star said. He wants to get started on his law career. He's near the head of his class at George Washington Law School. Mankato State Mat Teams Wins Tourney MANKATO, Minn. (AP)-Mankato State College still reigns as champion of the Carleton College Invitational wrestling tournament. The Mankato grapplers took all but three individual final matches Saturday to win their sixth straight title in the annual event. The tourney winners had 104 points. St. Cloud State Mowed with 59, and St. John's was third with 39. , Carleton had 87 points, Luther 26, Moorhead State 25, St. Thomas 16, Bemidji State 14, Augsburg 12 Macalester 7, Ctrleton B squad 3, and Gustavus Adolphus and Concordia 3 each. ANOTHEB GUZIK PITTSBURGH * - John Qy. zik will be succeeded as a Pittsburgh guard next fall by his younger brother, Bob. ^ Minnesota now has a 2-2 season record. The Cornhuskers had three straight victories before the Gophers dumped them. A's Defeat Braves in Winter League WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP)—The Kansas City Athletics wrapped up the Winter Instructional Baseball League championship in their final game of the season Sunday, nipping the Milwaukee Braves, 4-3. The Athletics edged the New York Yankees by one game in the a 26-20 mark. St. Louis finished with 23-25, 16-28. and Milwaukee with points crushed Missouri, 78-57 consln and College of Pacific is a Packers Play Tough Winona There Friday Derailed by scrappy Lea, state defending champion Austin will have .the opportunity Friday of starting another victory ride before closing shop for the Christmas holidays.. When the Tigers won, 50-49, it not only snapped a 11-game win string for the Packers, but opened the door for a wild title scramble in the Big Nine Conference. To make the victory more noticeable, it was Wednesday, Michigan State invades Notre Dame, Indiana is at Oregon State Friday, Northwestern in the Blue in Louisville Ohio State in the Kentucky Invitational tourney. Washington is at Wisconsin in one game of a doubleheader and Iowa and California meet in the other game in the Badger fieldhouse. Northwestern and Ohio State continue in their respective tournaments Saturday but Wisconsin meets California and Washington tangles with Iowa in a twinblll in" Iowa City. Indiana plays Oregon State again while Minnesota goes to Southern Methodist. South Dakota invades Purdue, Delaware tackles Michigan and Nebraska goes to Michigan State. Illinois takes on New York University in a regionally televised matinee. Knicks Shade Fading Lakers By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The sizzling Syracuse Nationals certainly are extremists in the National Basketball Assn. The Nats lost eight straight only to take seven victory in a row. The Nats now are within two games of co-leaders Boston and New York in the Eastern Division race after defeating the Detroit Pistons 101-95 in a nationally televised game Sunday. Saturday night, Syracuse turned back the Philadelphia Warriors 115-100. The loss was Philadelphia's fifth straight and eighth in nine games. In Sunday's other game, the New York Knicks moved into a first place tie with the idle Boston Celtics by shading the Minneapolis Lakers 100-99. The Knicks bowed to the St. Louis Hawks, Western leaders, 108-94 in Saturday night game. Larry Costello and Dolph Shayes each netted 23 points as Syracuse broke Detroit's winning streak at four and pushed the runner-up Pistons three games behind St. Louis. A three-point play by Richie Guerin with 57 seconds left gave Lea. The Packers can expect more trouble in this next outing as they play at Winona. Since losing to LaCrosse Logan and Northfield, the Winhawks have won their last three starts, including a 64-59 victory over Red Wing, last year's Big Nine champ, and a 92-68 verdict over Rochester, which was the top scoring effort of the young Big Nine season. Losing to Albert Lea will make Austin's job against the Winhawks tougher. Some of the glitter surrounding the Packers has worn thin and it will take more than the label "defending state champs" to beat Winona. This will be the final test for the Packers until they meet Hibbing in a non-conference game at home, Jan. 3. Pacelli, which edged St. Felix of Wabasha, 60-58, Friday, returns home for a Saturday night test against tough Waseca Sacred Heart. The Shamrocks will be out to improve on a 3-0 Ravoux Conference record and a victory will give them an overall 5-1 mark before they begin defense of their Loyola Invitational tournament title at Mankato, Dec. 26. Sacred -Heart (2-2) tunes up for the Pacelli test Tuesday night when they travel to Winona for a Ravoux Conference game against Cotter. Other Ravoux Conference games Friday find Cotter at Mankato Loyola and St. Felix at Rochester Lourdes. Meanwhile a heavy area high school cage program is on tap. It gets under way tonight when the Albert Lea B team plays at Glenville. One Big Nine team, Owatonna, is involved in Tuesday night's program as they host strong Waseca. In other games, Grand Meadow plays at Wykoff and Lyle at Rose Creek. Friday's Big Nine slate finds Austin at Winona, Albert Lea at Northfield, Owatonna at Mankato and Faribault at Rochester. Mankato tops the title race with a 2-0 j record. Elsewhere, Rose Creek plays at Adams, Elkton at LeRoy, Blooming Prairie at New Richland, Spring Valley at Mabel, and Claremeont at Hayfield. Red Wing and Winona see action Saturday night, meeting non- conference rivals. The Wingers host rugged Minneapolis De LaSalle, while the Hawks travel to La Crosse Central. ! ig Increase agltl at - ,** —— ™ •»"• ••• •• • «••• w i obbviiua Aviv KUVC final standings. The A's won 27 New York its squeaker over the games and lost 19. The Yanks had " " Lakers, who suffered their fourth defeat in a row. Guerin topped the New Yorkers with 25 points and Ken Sears contributed 24. 'Goat' Summerall Turns Hero in Giants' Victory NEW YORK (AP) —Pat Summerall, a pink-cheeked, good na- turned pro football player for the New York Giants, managed to jump from team goat to team hero in the space of six weeks. He's done it with a blunt-edged size 10^4 E kicking shoe, a hunk of black leather that sends footballs spinning toward crossbars in the National Football League. His skill could mean several thousand dollars to each of his teammates. Sunday, in snow-dusted Yankee Stadium, Summerall kicked a 49- yard field goal with two minutes, seven seconds left that beat the Cleveland Browns 13-10. It means the same two teams meet in a playoff for the Eastern title next Sunday. The Giants have won two games outright with Summerall's minute kicks. He also boosted the three* palate- that provided the margin of victory in another. In six weeks, beginning with the Giants' 24-21 upset of previously unbeaten Baltimore, Nov. 9, Sum- merall has kicked nine field goals in 13 attempts. Before that, he'd managed only three in 10 attempts. He'd blown two conversions. "I've been lousy," Summerall said at that time. • The 6-4, 230-pound, 28-year-old veteran only two minutes before had missed a relatively easy attempt from the 33 in Sunday's game. "When I blew it," Summerall said, "I'd have liked to have gone anywhere but back to that bench. But you know, four or five of the £uys came right up and told me to forget it, that they'd get me another chance. "I never thought I'd get to try again," he said. "It's wonderful, wonderful, wonderful. "On the one I missed, I figured it would fade from left a bit to right. It went straight as an arrow. "On tbe last one, I just kicked straight ahead. I knew I had to hit U good since I was at about midfield. I did." Duluth Auggies Clash in Loop Tesf By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Hapless Augusburg, still seeking . , .-...-. , - ..— its first victory In the Minnesota the^ first in four starts for Albert totercoItogUlto conference, tries Branch in ' h ' only loop basketball game tonight. Three Minnesota College Conference teams go against non-conference foes. Moorhead entertains Mlnot, N.D., Teachers; Winona plays host to Wisconsin's Central State, and Mankato journey? to Sioux Falls, S.D., to engage Au- gustana. Hamline, St. John's and Concordia won MIAC contests Saturday. Lee Hopfenspirger scored 24 points and Del McClure added 22 as Hamline topped Augsburg, 78-62. It was the Auggies' second loop loss against no victories. Joe Crotty of St. John's got a standing ovation at Collegcville after his brilliant play sparked a second half rally which produced a 98-89 triumph over St. Mary's, Crotty scored 14 of his 19 points in the second half. However, Jake Muhvlc was high for the victors with 22 points. Dave Thies paced St. Mary's with 23. Tom Wolhowe scored three points in the final 27 seconds as Concordia overcame a 74-72 deficit and edged Gustavus Adolphus, 75-74. Wolhowe got a total of 20 points, two less than Gustavus' Orin Wallin. In the Midwest Conference, St. Olaf defeated Ripon 83-65, and Carleton got by Lawrence 75-74 on Ivan Grimm's free throw after an overtime had expired. Playing a non-conference game, Moorhead State stalled a drive by Mayville Teachers in the final minutes and posted a 76-74 victory. ItM^ u*. 8 in Attendance NEW YORK (AP) -The Rocky Mountain and Missouri Valley areas, not known as haunts for the major college football powers,, showed the biggest attendance in-! creases for the 1958 season. National Collegiate Athletic Bureau figures today showed the Rockies up 19.94 per cent in overall attendance and 26.45 in home game crowds, over 1957. The Missouri Valley had a 15.12 general upsurge and an 11.95 average home increase. The Southwest was the only area to show an over-all loss, with a negligible 0.12 decline. The figures covered 618 teams, for 2,673 games. The total 1958 attendance for these teams was 19,280,709, an average of 7.213 a game. This was a general 8.41 over-all increase and a 1.96 increase in home game average. In 1957, an average of 7,073 saw 2,586 games for a total attendance of 18,290,724. TOUGH AMATEURS AKRON, 0. — Ths National Industrial Basketball is considered the toughest of the amateur leagues. ^*"*I RiGULARJ $3-50 VALUiJ COMPLETE LINE OF TIRES AND HOME AND AUTO SUPPLIES TO SERVE YOUR NEEDS ?ir*$fon* Main & Oakland • HE 3-3439 FOR HEN ONLY Give Her the OiH ike went* th« "Most" — a Genuine NetCBi tr flat Sewing Machine from GORDON ELECTRIC, INC. Price* and Term* to Fit Any Pun* Call Sam or Esther at HE 3-2363 THSRf ARE ONLY 10 SHOPPING DAYS LEFT UNTIL CHRISTMAS!

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