The Austin Daily Herald from Austin, Minnesota on December 19, 1958 · Page 12
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Austin Defense Will Get Test Against Hawks Austin's defense win get • thorough testing tonight at Win. ona in ft Big Nine Conference attraction. In posting & 2-1 conference record, coach John Kenney'a Hawks have rolled up 229 points to lead &11 Big Nine teams and they plan to continue the accurate firing in the 8 p.m. test against the •tate defending champions. The Hawks displayed plenty of offensive punch in scoring 92 points against Rochester last week and if they continue the torrid pace, the Packers' job won't be •asy. Balanced scoring and good success from outside marks the Win- hawks as dangerous. AL Christmas Party Farewell for Harridge By CHARLES CHAMBERLAIN Associated Press Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Only a score* of hanger-ons still were at the bar. Several hours earlier Thursday night' the room was crammed with 500 guests. Tht 23rd annual American League Christmas party had ended — the last one to be given by Will Harridge. Harridge finally turned to his remaining friends. "Guess it'a time for me to go," he said. "See you at the ball games." The retiring president of the American League then was helped on with his coat by his son, Bill. He tucked several Christmas- rapped parcels .under his arm and left. Earlier, the 73-year-old Harridge quipped: -"Well, the next American League Christmas Party will be in Boston. Maybe, 111 charter a plane and take you newsmen with me there." Joe Cronin of the Red Sox is expected to replace Harridge, president since 1931. Harridge, nattily attired as always was his usual glowing, graciously-smiling self throughout the five-hour stag affair. It was his official farewell .to hundreds of friends — players, former players, club executives, dignitaries from other sports, old cronies of his Wabash Railroad • days, Commissioner Ford Frick and National Warren Giles. League President It was the most memorable of ell Christmas parties given by Harridge. The parties started in a small way in his league office in 1936 and expanded to hotel size. And never did anyone say: "HI bet Harridge didn't know he had so many friends." They knew he did. First Place tor Concord/a in Ml AC Race . By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Concordia's Cobbers, taking advantage of idle Duluth Branch, moved into solo possession of first place in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Conference basketball race today. The hardy northerners shot 57 per cent true from the floor in the second half Thursday night to hand Augsburg its seventh defeat, 91-77, and push their own mark to 3-0. Duluth is 2-0. Three Cobbers were in double figures, led by C^aig Johnson with 17. St. Cloud State beat Michigan Tech 63-52, Moorhead State edged Northwest Missouri 64-59, St. Thomas got by Lewis College of Chicago 67-64 and St. Benedict's Of Kansas provided the only Minnesota spoiler, beating St. John's 73-64. Five nonconference games are gcheduled tonight. St. Thomas is at Lake Forest of Chicago, Gustavus Adolphus at South Dakota State, St. Cloud at North Dakota Agricultural College, Northern State Teachers of Aberdeen at Moorhead State and Iowa Teachers at Mankato State. St. Cloud jumped off to an early lead over Michigan Tech in their Northern State College Conference contest and led 32-22 at intermission. Big shooters for St. Cloud were Vern Baggenstoss with 18 and Ron Bamenek with 17. Bod Zimmerman scored 28 points, 17 in the second half, to Missouri. The winners had a 25-24 *»4 UoarfaMd oyar Northwest •dvfjllf* at th* half. FIGHT RESULTS juw Atioeuse - auiy Th«w*. -- JPwmcUoo, outpointed j«»- Austin can't match Winona's output as in two games they have tallied 106 points against 95 for opponents. This is a big one for Austin. Upset last week at Albert Lea, 50-49, the Packers can't afford another loss and hold much hope for the Big Nine title. So far the Packers have failed to play up to their potential, but coach Ove Berven hopes things will be different at Wlnona. The regular Austin lineup will t» intact as Jerry Goodwin will be at center, John Dean and Clay* ton Reed at forwards and Tom Kesar and Mike Marineau at guards. If this combination ever finds the hoop consistently and rebounds, they can give any team in the conference a rough time. For Wlnona it will be Bill Schultz at center, Steve Wally and Tom Thaldorf at forwards and Bob Lieberman and Jim Harders at guards. Thaldorf potted 31 points in the outing against Rochester and four of the starters finished in double figures. A preliminary game between the Austin Sophomores and Winona B team goes on at 8:45 p.m. Another key game in the Big Nine Conference finds undefeated Mankato hosting Owatonna. Coach Orv Schwankl's Scarlet cagers are riding a five-game win string and will be favored over the pesky Indians. Elsewhere, Albert Lea plays at Northfield and Faribault at Rochester. Red Wing plays Minneapolis De LaSalle and Winona travels to LaCrosse Central in non-conference games Saturday night. Five Austin area games are on tap with Rose Creek at Adams, Elkton at LeRoy, Blooming Prairie at New Rlchlarid, Spring Valley at Mabel and Claremont at Hayfield. Elkton, the defending cham-. pion, and Rose Creek risk perfect conference records against the Southland opponents. Holiday Bowl Set Saturday By HOWARD BENEDICT ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) —A pair of unbeaten teams with high-powered offenses battle for the national small college football championship Saturday before a Holiday Bowl crowd of some 10,000 persons and national television audience. Both Arizona State of Flagstaff and Northeastern Oklahoma State are expected to put on a wide- open show that could rival the excitement of last year's Holiday Bowl clash in which Pittsburg (Kan.) State nipped Hillsdale (Mich.) College 27-26. Each team has averaged better than four touchdowns a game this season in rolling over all opposition. In winning 11 games and stretching their unbeaten streak to 14, the Arizona Lumberjacks have outscored their opponents an average of 28-7. The Redmen from Oklahoma have nearly an identical record, outscoring 10 foes an average of 29-8. The two teams won De'c. 6 playoff games to qualify for the Holiday -Bowl, which the National Assn. of Intercollegiate Athletics bills as its championship game. The Rednven, ranked No. 1 in the NAIA ratings, stopped St. Benedict's of Kansas 19-14, and the Arizonans, No. 2, blasted Gustavus Adolphus of Minnesota 41-12. CBS will telecast at 1 p.m., CST. Rose Creek, Dugan's Win Dugan's defeated Johnson's, 6136, and Rose Creek edged Thorp Loan, 37-34, in City League basketball games played Thursday night. Dugan's, which held a 24-17 lead at halftime, was sparked by Steve Uckteig's 14 points, while Ron Wolfe, Rick Holton and George ROCK-RIBBED PROTECTION — All- America quarterback Randy Duncan (rear) of the Iowa Hawkeyes will have potent protection like this when he's on the firing line against California in Rose Bowl game New Year's Day. Left to right: Guard Hugh Drake, 193; center Bill Lapham, 235; and guard Gary Grouwinkel, 210. The lowans held their first California workout at Pasadena Thursday. (AP Photofax) Hawkeye Coach A/of Happy With First California Drill PASADENA, Calif. U) — Coach Forest Evashevski wasn't very happy with the first practice performance of his new Rose Bowl football team on California soil Thursday. Evashevski wasn't perturbed. He looked forward to the Hawk- eyes getting back in stride Friday and Saturday when double drills will be held. The Hawks seemed to have a lot of pep when they ran through the initial stage of their workouts in new outfits befitting the California weather. Evashevski remarked: "They didn't look particularly good to me. But it's to be expected at this point. Their timing, naturally, was off. But they'll come along. 'This was the first time we worked outside, since Nov. 22." If left end Curt Merz has a bad knee, it didn't look like it to observers as he ran through his paces. He gave the temperamental right knee no noticeable favoritism as he stretched to grab three passes from quarterback Randy Duncan in a non-contact offensive drill. Merz said he was bothered by a little stiffness and added: "It's not much and I'm sure the leg will be okay for the game." One of the things that may have bothered EvashevsM was the punting in which there was some fumbling on the part of the receivers. Evy took a personal hand in this department as the Hawks were warming up and booted a few himself. It appeared that he tried to out-kick Don Norton but didn't quite make it. The Hawkeyes spent the fore- Gophers Meet SMU; Lineup Still in Doubt MINNEAPOLIS - Starting berths on the University of Minnesota basketball team continue to be "up for grabs" as the Gophers wind up final examinations for fall quarter and work in preparation for Saturday night's game with Southern Methodist University at Pallas, Texas. The only two "cinch" starters after four games are Captain Whitey Johnson at guard and Ron Johnson at forward or center. As Paul Lehman, lanky soph forward from Minneapolis, continues his recovery from a major knee Richardson and O/mecfo Win Matches PERTH, Australia <AP) — A nervous Alex Olmedo, playing in his first Davis Cup match, and poised Ham Richardson sent the United States off to a 2-0 lead 5ver Italy today in the interzone tennis final. Olmedo, a 22-year-old Peruvian from the University of Southern California who never before had even seen a Davis Cup competition, shook off an early case of jitters and defeated the flashy Italian champion, Nicola Pietrangeli, 5-7, 10-8, 6-0, 6-1. Pietrangeli, his fine game in tatters, won only one of the last 16 games—dropping 14 in a row at one stage. Then Richardson, a former Rhodes Scholar from Arlington, Va., stepped front and center at the Royal Kings Park club and, despite the 90-degree temperature operation this fall it appears that he is about to give Tom Benson, sharp-shooting junior, a contest for one forward berth. Dick Erickson, Anoka sophomore, is also in contention and has shown flashes of varsity ability. Benson is the shortest of the trio at 6-3%. Dick Bracher, Mario Miller, and Curt Thalberg all figure in the battle for the starting guard post opposite Captain Whitey Johnson. Bracher, a senior with only a few moments of game experience in previous seasons the squad, came into his own in sensational manner to lead Minnesota to its 7857 conquest of previously unbeaten Nebraska last Saturday. At the moment he holds an edge over Max Miller, junior letterman, and Curt Thalberg, promising sophomore from Red Wing. While Jerry Butler, 6-8 soph, holds the edge at center for the moment, Coach Ozzie Cowles is still experimenting and may eventually move Ron Johnson, Minnesota's All American candidate, back to center. This is more than likely if the crop of talented sophomore forwards—Erickson, Lehman, and Tom Skadeland — continue to improve. noon drilling and remained on the field at noon for hot lunches served by caterers. In the after noon part of the time was taken up with a picture-taking session for the newspaper and television photographers. There was some indication that Iowa's fleet backs, Willie Fleming and Bob Jeter, might be in the starting backfield when the Hawks play California New Year's Day. Fleming and Jeter ran with a unit directed by Randy Duncan at quarterback with John Nocera at fullback. These two had seen considerable action near the close of the regular session. The regular starters, Kevin Furlong and Ray Jauch operated Thursday in an alternate unit with quarterback Mitch Ogiego and fulIbacK Don Horn. However, the Hawks have about four days of double drills remaining including two next week. The Rose Bowl entertainment program for the football players is pretty limited. Thursday night's dinner and floor show at the Moulin Rouge and Monday's visit to Disneyland are the only events immediately scheduled. Invitations to other affairs have not been accepted. Ann Arbor Preps Set Swim Record ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — An Ann Arbor high school quartet splashed to a national high school swimming record Thursday night in the 200-yard medley relay. .Steven Thrasher, Bob Clark, Jim Griffith and Owen Klein-' schmidt chopped better than a second off the old mark with a time of 1:47.4. The old clocking of 1:48.5 set last year, was held jointly by Battle Creek and Groose Pointe high schools. Ann Arbor Coach Paul Clifford said he would apply to the NCAA for certification of the new mark. The record fell as Ann Arbor was beating Lincoln Park and Adrian in a triangular meet. HAPPY'S SON COACHES LEXINGTON, Ky. dfi — Dan Chandler, son of Kentucky's Gov. A. B. Chandler, is an assistant basketball coach to Adolph Rupp at the University of Kentucky. Pacelli and Sacred Heart j to Tangle Here Saturday Blue Devils Seek Upset at Mankato Hal Cuff's Austin Junior College basketball team hopes to square accounts tonight when they meet the Mankato State Reserves in a return game at Mankato. Earlier,, the Blue Devils dropped a 69-64 thriller to the Reserves when during a second half rally they ran out of gas. A victory tonight not only will even the series, but shove the Blue Devils back in the win column before the Christmas holiday break. Right now, Austin JC has dropped three straight after defeating { Owatonna Pillsbury and Waldorf College of Forest City, Iowa. They lost games to Dr. Martin Luther and the Mankato Reserves before suffering a 105-74 setback against powerful Mankato Bethany in their last outing Monday. The Blue Devils looked good against Bethany in the first half, but could not match the Vikings' superior shooting and rebounding the rest of the way. Cuff plans to start his regular lineup of Bill Grant and Jerry Nelson at the forwards, Gordon Boike at < center and Larry Rensink and Roger Booher at guards. Others expected to see action are Don Dimmel, Dave Ryks, Don Slupe and Jim Randall. Starting for the Mankato State Reserves will be Chick Eral at center, Tom Hansen and Mim Matson at forwards and Norm Buchain and Jerry Meuman at guards. In the first game, Eral paced the visitors with 19 points while Rensink collected 28 for the Blue Devils. The contest at Mankato begins at 6:15 p.m. Next action for the Blue Devils will be Jan. 3 against Hibbing JC at home. Slugging Title for Colavito CHICAGO (AP) -Rocky Colavito, Cleveland's hard-hitting outfielder, led the American League last season in slugging with a .620 average. Colavito finished far ahead of New York's Mickey Mantle, Kin- sas City's Bob Cerv and the 1957 champion Ted Williams of Boston. Mantle and Cerv climaxed the season with Identical .592 averages and Williams, who won with a mark of .731 last year, finished fourth with a .584. Colavito had 303 total bases in 489 times at bat. His 41 homers were second only to Mantle's 42. He hit 26 doubles, 3 triples and drove in 113 runs, a total exceeded only by Jackie Jensen's 122 for Boston. Mantle drew the most bases on balls, 129. In 1957 he led the league wuth 147. Of Mickey's 129 passes, 13 were intentional. The champion Yankees led the league in team slugging with a .416 average. Cleveland was second with .403 Mowed by Boston The Pacelli basketball team returns home Saturday night following' ft successful three-game road tour against Minneapolis Blake, Shattuck School at Faribault and Wabasha St. Felix. When Marty Crowe's club takes on Waseca Sacred Heart at 8:15 pAn. it will be the first home assignment sine* Dec. 3 when the Shamrocks downed Owatonna Marian, 40-31. While the Shamrocks carry a 51 record, Crowe has not been satisfied with the progress and figures the team could show a little more hustle, rebounding and ag-. gressiveness. "We have too many weaknesses to be called a good ball team at this stage," Crowe admitted. "Al- though we have been winning, the teamwork has not been consistent and we have not played the defense I like to Me. The picture is not intirely gloomy, however. Crowe has been pleased with the aggressive play of guard Jack Meyers and says that Bob Schottler, who is filling in for last year's great star. Orris Jirele, is coming along fast. "Schottler can go either way and he's got a good scoring touch," Crowe added, "When he learns to handle the ball a little better it will help our offense." Crowe wants to see more rebounding from Leon Zender and veteran guard Larry Beheld has had trouble with fouls in recent games. AUSTIN DAILY HERALD SPORTS 12-AUSTIN (Minn.) HERALD Friday, Dec. 19, 1958 More Defense Results in Lower Grid Scores with .400, Pee Wee Hockey Practice Saturday First steps to organize a Pee Wee Hockey league will be taken Saturday, it was announced • today by Ray Schaefer. The first practice for all boys interested in playing Pee Wee hockey will be held at Kaufman Rink Saturday at 1 p.m. Schaefer said that if enough boyi show interest a regular Pee Wee League will be formed. Pagenkopf each added 10. Phil cut down titantic, 6-7 Orlando Siro- Bundy and Miller collected 11 la 6-4, 6-2, 7-5. apiece for Johnson's, while Dick Johnson added 10. L. Webber tallied 13 points to pace Rose Creek, which needed a fourth period rally to win after trailing 29-25 at the three-quarter mark. J. Blackburn and K. Clifford sparked the losers with six points apiece. Next league action will be Monday when Dugan's play Austin Printing at the Shaw gym. CITV LEAGl'E STANDINGS Now Richardson and Olmedo, who hold the U. S. doubles championship, get a chSnce to clinch the zone final Saturday against the same pair. The Americans are favored to win the doubles although Pietran. geli and Sirola, in six years of Davis Cup play together, have lost only two matches. YALE REPEATS NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Yale announced its nine-game football schedule for 1959. It is the same out- AUSUU Midway Car e«u<a 2 i Dexter ..!!!!'.!! ,1 i »o*» Creek '""i 2 •^•--n-e ;::::o» LOfttt o j W. L. Pet. , ..a o i.ooo as this seasons. ..3 0 1.000 ,.2 .667 .697 .333 .333 MO .000 Additional Sports on page 15 Holiday Cage Tournaments Move in High Gear Tonight By SHELDON SAKOWITZ Associated Press Sports Writer The merry whirl of holiday basketball tournaments starts spinning in full swing tonight. Four college festivals in the South launch this frantic period that will stretch past New Year's Day. The University of Kentucky Invitational will take place at Lexington. Blue Grass Festival be gins at Louisville. The Birmingham Classic gets under way at Birmingham, Ala., and the Cita del Invitational at Charleston, S. C. First-round games in all four tourneys will be played tonight. The finals will be decided Saturday night. Second-ranked Kentucky (6-0), host in it» own sixth annual invitational, meets Ohio State (1-2) after seventh-ranked West Virginia (6-1), the tournament's defending titlist, has played Oklahoma State (2-2). Tenth • ranked North Carolina (3-0) faces Notre Dame (1-3) in the first game of the third annual Blue Grass Festival. Northwestern (3-0), listed sixth nationally, goes against host Louisville (4-2) in the afterpiece. Pairings for the sixth annual Birmingham Classic are lath- ranked Auburn (3-0) vs. Wyoming (2-3) and Alabama (3-2) vs. Texas A&M (4-0). The Citadel (3-1) is the host in its first invitational and meets Georgia (3-1) in the second game. Miami, Fla., (4-2) clashes with Florida State (3-3) in the opener. Quantico Wins Title The fifth annual Quantico Marines Christmas Invitational Tourney ended Thursday night with host Quantico capturing the championship for the fourth time. The Marines defeated American University of Washington, D. C., 69-63. The semifinals of the annual NAIA South-Central Tipoff Tourney will take place at Nashville, Tenn., tonight with Villa Madonna (Ky.) meeting Kentucky State and host Tennessee A&l opposing Panhandle (Pkla.) In Thursday's opening round Kentucky State ousted Anderson (Ind.) 63-56, Villa Madonna eliminated Peru (Neb.) State 73-72, Panhandle beat Fisk. (Tenn.) 54-53 and top-seeded Tennessee State A&I, the winner of last season's NAIA tourney,, trounced Berea (Ky.) 106-54. Tennessee Wins Tennessee, No. 5, was the only member of the nation's .top 10 teams in action Thursday night. The undefeated Vols overcame a five-point halftime deficit to whip Davidson 67-52 for their fifth straight victory. Bradley (No. 11) posted its fifth triumph in a row by walloping Nebraska 85-48 while 18th- ranked Pitt bowed to Westminster (Pa.) 78-63 for the Panthers' second setback in five starts. By HUGH FULLERTON JR. Associated Press Sports Writer College football in 1957 expert, enced its lowest scoring season in a decade. National Collegiate Athletin Assn. statistics for the 1958 season, still incomplete, indi< cate that the over-all average was just about the same as it was a year ago. Possibly there was a very slight drop. The reason? Coaches have been devoting more time to defense then they did a few years ago; Nino Favored in McMurtry Jest Tonight NEW YORK (AP)-Nlno Valdes. risks his lofty ranking and Pat McMurtry gets his big chance tonight in a heavyweight bout at Madison Square Garden. Nino's voluble manager Bobby Gleason already has claimed the title for the 6-3 Cuban giant with the 81-inch reach. McMurtry's manager his father, is particularly upset because his son didn't make the top 10 in the National Boxing Assn. ratings after he whipped George Chuvalo in the Garden Oct. 17. Ring was more impressed, placing him No. 10 among Floyd Patterson's contenders. "I'm ready for the champ right now," said McMurtry, who hails from Tacoma, Wash. He is 26 and owns a fancy left. His career record, dating back to 1954, is 30-2-1. Big Nino, rated No. 2 by Ring and No. 4 by the NBA, is the man who really is taking a chance. After dropping a questionable decision to Alex Miteff in February, he has won five in a row. He took a decision over Wayne Bethea and Mike DeJohn, stopped Johnny Summerlin and Harold Carter and then whipped DeJohn again Aug. 15. He hasn't fought since but is a 7-5 favorite. The Cuban was 34 Dec. 5. He has been fighting pro since 1941, compiling a 46-15-2 record. NBC will broadcast and telecast at 9 p.m., CST. NYU, Illinois Contest on TV By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Illinois, bolstering its rating as a Big Ten darkhorse, is host to New York University in a regional, ly televised basketball game Saturday afternoon. Five Big Ten teams take on intersectional rivals tonight. Th« Hlini'8 only defeat in four starts was to Marquette, 69-53. In that game, Illinois played without Govoner Vaugh, second leading scorer for the team with a 12 point average. Marquette trimmed NYU 70-59 in Milwaukee Thursday night. The Violets are geared mainly by senior Cal Ramsey, who is hitting close to a 15 point average. He and Tom Sanders lead th-e team in rebounding. In addition to Vaugh, Illinois' balanced attack includes Roger Taylor with a 14.8 average, 6-7 John Wessels, Ed Perry and Mannie Jackson. The last three are averaging near 10 points. NVV has won two of four starts, defeating Columbia and Boston College. In tonight's intersectional games unbeaten Northwestern'opens its bid in the Louisville tourney, Ohio State makes its start in the Kentucky tourney, Indiana is at Oregon State and Wisconsin faces Washington and Iowa meet California in a doubleheader in Madison. they have taught defenders to outmaneuver the blockers and the results naturally are good. That's the concensus of nearly 200 press box experts replying to the Associated Press post-season football questionnaire. Even though the principal trend noted this year by the same sports writers and broadcasters was a swing toward more varied, imaginative and wide open offenses, they considered the defenses strong enough to control most of the games. In one way or another, about half the experts said that more emphasis on defensive play by the coaches and the resulting improvement of the players had caused the scoring decline in recent seasons. Only a few blamed conservatism and the ball-control offense. "About 35 others pointed specifically to the T and split-T formations whose popularity seems to lave declined this year. The defenses have learned to stop plays :rom those formations, and although coaches have tried new, or different attacks, they haven't yet come up with a .style that can't stopped. Defenseive tactics are vastly improved over those of just a few years ago. A quarterback no longer can call a play in the huddle to penetrate a certain defensive lineup and expect it to gain. He has to look again and often change when the teams line up. About a dozen writers and here's less concentration of football talent on a few big teams and that schedules offer few soft ouches. The result is that there's little opportunity to run up big scores. Don't Expect Browns to Stress Passing CLEVELAND (AP) — Don't ex- >ect the Cleveland Browns to fill he air with passes Sunday on their return to Yankee Stadium- even though Coach Paul E. Brown ias indicated his club will pass more than last Sunday. For one thing, the, New York Hants have been tough to pass against. For another, Browns' quarterback Milt Plum lacks experience. The Giants, who beat the Browns 13-10 in their last encounter to tie things up at the top of the Eastern Conference stand- ngs and force a playoff, have al- owed opponents to complete only 5.7 per cent of their pass at- empts. This is the best record in the National Football League. Against the Browns, opponents have completed 51.9 per cent. Sovernor Selects Clemson over LSU TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Ml - In Gov. LeRoy Collins' book it's Clemson over Louisiana State in the Sugar Bowl New Year's Day. Collins, an avid sports fan, said had a hunch Clemson would The other member of the starting combination is center Gary Maschka, who is Waging ft battla with Mike Donovan for the start* ing role. Along with the starters and Donovan, Crowe said that It is likely Vernon Heimer and Jim Decker will see some action against Sacred Heart. A victory for Pacelli will giv« them a 4-0 record in the Ravoux Conference and set the stage for the showdown game against Winona Cotter, the other undefeated conference team, on Jan. 2. Boast 2-2 Record Sacred Heart comes here with a 2-2 conference record and with the reputation as a scrappy, aggressive team. They would like nothing better than knock off the state defending champs. Coach Bill Martin has four lettermen back, but the experience is offset somewhat by lack of size. Heading the Secret Heart attack is Don Kelly, 5-10 Junior forward, who was the leading scorer a year ago and is continuing from where he'left off. Other veterans are Jerry McLoone, 5-9 forward; Jerry Anthony, 5-8 guard, and LaVern Szyszka, 5-11 center. Sacred Heart is expected to use a press against Pacelli and the offense will feature a fast-break. i Games Tonight , It will be PacelH's final regular game before they begin defense of the Loyola Invitational tournament title at Mankato, Dec. 26. Two other Ravoux Conference games are scheduled tonight as Cotter (4-0) plays at Mankato Loyola (1-3), and Wabasha St. Felix (9-4) travels to Rochester Lourdes (1-2). Crowe and several members of the Shamrock team will be at St. Paul tonight to watch Minneapolis De LaSalle tangle with St. Thomas Academy. Bot teams will play at Austin at a later date. Lakers Give Baylor Help By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Minheapolis Lakers of the National Basketball Assn. found a shortcut to success Thursday night: Give rookie Elgin Baylor some scoring help and come out a winner. That is what the Lakers did and they wound up beating the Detroit • Pistons 113-104. The Boston Celtics moved to a 1H game lead in the NBA's Eastern Division over the idle New York Knicks with a 10490 victory over the Cincinnati Royals in the other scheduled game. For most of the season, Baylor, in his rookie year after an All- America season at Seattle University last year, has carried the Lakers fortunes. He has scored 637 points in 26 games. Baylor hit for 26 Thursday night, broadcasters mentioned that but got help from six other teammates who also scored in double figures. Baylor and Rod Hundley sparked a scoring drive in the final four minutes that minimized George Yardley's 27 points and Phil Jordon's 24, which topped Detroit. The game was a nip-and-tuck struggle the first three quarters, with no more than six points separating the teams at. any time. The Lakers led 24-22 at the quarter and 52-50 at halftime. The Pistons were ahead 80-79 going into the final quarter. It was 99-97 in favor of the Lakers with 4% minutes left when they broke lose to outscore Detroit 12-3 in the game-winning outburst which lasted three minutes. Name Leon Zender on All-State Team Leon Zender, all-state forward from Austin Pacelli, was represented on Wcco radio's second weekly Al-State Team of the Week for the 1958-59 high school has- ketball season it was announced Thursday night. He was one of 10 players earning spots on the "Prep Parade" honor lineup. Others included for. wards Jack Daugherty of Willmar; Jim Wagemaker, Olivia, and Terry Whiteberg, Park Rapids; guards Dick Montgomery, Mpls. Washburn; Larry Morrison, St. Cloud; Sam Skarich, Keewatin and Darryl Weiss, Fergus Falls, and centers Jim Lundquist, Minnetou- ka and Tom Thaldorf, Winona. Paul Wilkie of Albert Lea was saluted as Coach of the Week, fol. upset the national football champs lowing the Tigers' upset victory at New Orleans. over Austin. FOR MEN ONLY Give Her rite Gift «he wants the "Mast" — * Genuine Necchi or Elna Sewing Machine from GORDON ELECTRIC, INC. PricM and Term to Fit Any Puue Call Sam or fsther at HE 3-2363 THERE ARE ONLY 4 SHOPPING DAYS LEFT UNTIL CHRISTMAS!

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