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CAGE SLATE TONIGHT 'Balanced' Mankato Big Test for Austin Tonight The spotlight will be turned on AusUn tonight where the Packers entertain Mflofcato, the hottest team in the Tifjf Nine Conference. This one might well decide the Big Nin* Conference race, particularly if undefeated Mankato, the surprise team in the title chase, can make it nine in a row. Austin takes the floor at 8 p.m. with a setback against Albert Lea, and it is doubtful that the state defending champions could overhaul the Scarlets from a deficit of two games. Biggest problem for Ove Berven's club will be to cool off Mankato's balanced scoring. The defense will be taxed to the limit and the Packers, who will have * height advantage, must clean the boards to offset Mankato's superior shooting. Both teams will be at full strength for the important tussle. Starting for the Packers will be John Dean and Clayton Reed nt forwards, Jerry Goodwin at cen- Nats, Royals Help Rewrite Record Book By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Hie Syracuse Nationals, displaying no signs of tiredness while playing their fifth game in seven nights, and the Cincinnati Royals joined to rewrite the National Basketball Assn. record book Thursday night. The Nationals whipped the Royals 145 ; 138 in three overtimes at Cincinnati for their fourth victory in five games. The combined total of 283 points bettered by one the league mark set by Syracuse and St. Louis Dec. 21, 1957. In that game St. Louis defeated the Nats 146-136. The 146 points is the league record for a winning team ,and the 136 was a circuit mark for a losing team until the Royals tallied 138. In the only other game Thursday night, the Minneapolis Lakers edged the St. Louis Hawks 95-93 at Dallas. The Nationals had to come from behind in the regulation game and in the first two overtimes before outscoring the Royals 11-4 in the third extra period. The Royals took a 119-115 lead ter and Tom Kezar and Mike Marineau at guards. Coach Orv Schwankl has elected to go with his regulars, George Riley and Fred Meyer at forwards, Jim Storm at center and John Peterson and Whitey McArthur at guards. Mankato depends on good ball handling, speed and shooting to get the job done and so far only Jackson, which tumbled 76-74 in the recent Mankato Holiday tournament, has come close to an upset. The Packers have been spotty. They played a good game besting Winona, 70-61, but had to fight for their lives, 50-49, after spotting Hibbing nine points at halftime in their last outing. A preliminary game between the Austin B and Mankato B teams begins at 6:45 p.m. Although the spotlight is centered on Austin, other Big Nine games will attract attention. Win- jona plays at Albert Lea, North- field at Owatotina and Faribault at Red Wing, Rochester plays La Crosse, Wis., Logan in a non-con ference game at home. There is a possibility that three teams wilt share first place following tonight's round. It will come about if Austin defeats Mankato and Red Wing bump* Faribault. That would leave Austin, Mankato and Red Wing on top. Three Southland Conference contests highlight the Austin area program tonight. Elkton, the undefeated leader, risks a 4-0 mark at Adams, Grand Meadow plays at Lyle and LeRoy at Glenville. In other action, St. Ansgar, Iowa, ravels to Rose Creek, Janesville invades Blooming Prairie and Spring Grove will be at Spring Valley. In the Ravoux Conference, front- running Winona Cotter risks a 6-0 record against St. Felix of Wabash a. All area games begin at 8 p.m. 8-AUSTIN (Minn.) HERALD Friday, January 9, 1959 Women's Tag Team Bout Tops Mat Card A women's tag team match will feature tonight's all-professional wrestling card at the Austin Armory, In the feature windup, scheclul- ed for two out of three falls or one hour, whichever comes first, Lorraine Johnson of Red Wing and Marrs Monroe of Superior, Wis., will test their skill and endurance against Laura Marlines, Mexico, and Annette Palmer from Ed mond, N.D. This tag match could develop into quite a brawl. All of the girls are top-notchers jand contenders for the women's crown, now held by June Byers. Of the four, Johnson is the best known. Considered one of the fore- with a minute of regulation time left. But free throws by Ed Conlin and field goal by Johnny Kerr tied the score at 119. In the first extra period the Nats had to come from three points back and in the second they were four down before rallying to tie. most exponents of scientific wrestling, her knowledge of holds and leverage is almost phenomenal. Sh« -employs a rugged, crowd pleasing style that lias gained her quick stardom. The card goes on at 8:45 p.m. and opens with a special bout between Lorraine Johnson and Laura Martinez, which will go 20 minutes or one fall. In a semifinal eyent, set for one fall or 30 minutes, Greg Peterson, 190, St. Paul, meets Joe Snyder, Kenr and Dolph Schayes paced j 187, Minneapolis, in a grudge Syracuse with 30 and 28 points, respectively. But they were topped by Cincinnati's Jack Twyman, who had 41. ANNETTE PALMER match. The two grapplers battle to a draw in their last appearance here. Tar Heels Rebuilding NameCepeda| but K ' Besf Rookie in National By DON WEISS Associated Press Sports Writer What was shrugged off as a nrysTvw ti-o\ r, i 10 ' year of rebui 'ding looks as if it BOSTON (AP) - Orlando Ceix>.j could turn out to be a good deal cm, neavy-nitting first baseman more for Frank McGuire ---' for the San Francisco Giants, to- Nor th Carolina Tar Heels day was named the National League's rookie of the year for 1958. The 21-year-old Puerto Rican was a unanimous choice for freshman honors in balloting by the Baseball Writers' ca. Assn. of Ameri- Cepeda, a husky 6-2, 200-poiinder from Ponce, P. R, won a berth with the Giants last spring after a sensational 1957 season with Minneapolis of the American Assn. Cepeda gathered the votes on all 21 ballots counted under the supervision of BBWAA secretary-treasurer Hy Hurwitz. Three writers in each of the National League cities were eligible to vote but three ballots were missing. The son of a former Puerto Rico League player, Pedro Cepeda, the young San Francisco slugger kept the Giants in the thick of the pennant race until late in the season. right, wound up with a .312 batting average, seventh in the league, 25 homers and 96 runs The Tar Heels, still well fed by McGuire's talent pipeline from the North, bagged their ninth victory in 10 starts against grade A opposition Thursday night with a 4434 defeat of Wake Forest. Wake Forest tried a slowdown Thursday night, holding the ball four minutes at the start of the game, attempting only seven shots in the first half and generally using possession to try to match North Carolina's superior height and manpower. The Tar Heels, tying rival North Brown Hopes to Spark East LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jimmy Brown is a fullback with a mission * ——• *»»*K** *i*w Aii MIC OCQ^UiJ. • n j -"••"«•• Cepeda, who bats and throws f ™, day s mnth annual Pro Bowl football game. The explosive Cleveland Brown __ fullback who leads the charge of batted'in. He had1 309 totaTbasesJ the East>s bri e ade would like including 38 doubles and four nothing better than to erase his triples, to rank fourth behind poor showin S "> last year's game. Ernie Banks, Willie Mays and Hank Aaron in that department. Notional Guard Cage Team Wonts Gomes Johnson's of tte City Basketball League defeated Co. H. National , 61-47, In an exhibition «t the Austin Armory Wednesday night. PbjJ jgundy led the attack with 20 pants and Bob George added Brown, who set a National Football League rushing record of 1,527 yards last season, was held to a stingy 38 yards in 15 carries in Ithe last skirmish of the NFL's inter-league feud. Brown will be in a Carolina State's 4-0 record in the Marty Crowe's Pacelil basket* ball team will play Rochester Ixtnrdes tonight after all. That was the latest development in the off - again . on* again Ravom Conference (aisle that originally was scheduled for Friday night, then switched to Saturday and now ID back on tonight. If anyone can keep things straight, the game will be played at the Shamrock gym, beginning at 8:15 p.m Yesterday, Crowe announced that the game would be moved back to Saturday with full agreement of Lourdcs school officials. But this morning Lonrdrs disagreed with the shift, so the contest will be plnycd tonight. Thnl will give Austin fans two choices, either the Pncelll- Lourdcs game or the Austin- Mankato test. The Shamrocks, bidding to stay In the conference race after losing to Winona Cotter Tuesday night, will be shorthanded against Lourdcg. Crowe said that regular forward Leon Zender has come up with a foot Injury that may keep him on the sidelines. Zender will not start, which means that Jack Meyers will take over Zender's spot and Jim Decker will move In at guard along with Larry Schcld. Completing the lineup will be Bob Schottler and Gary Maschka, while Mike Donovan will see action as a reserve.. Coach Joe Mayer of Lonrdcs will counter with Jim Griffin and Bennle Clark at the forwards, Jay Pappa'g at center and John Hanlon and Jerry Fogarty at the guards. One other conference gnme is scheduled as Cotter, undefeated In six starts, travels to St. Felix of Wabasha. While Pact-Ill hopes to improve on a 4-1 conference mark, Lotird- cs will be bidding for Its fourth win in six starts. SAINTS LEADING SCORERS — Keith Fossey (24) tries a shot while Dave Langrock (44) goes for a rebound. Fossey has tallied 168 points and Langrock, 165, for St. Ansgar, one of the strong Mitchell County teams. (Herald photo.) \ GIRLS AND BOYS CAGE TOURNEY FREE THROWS HELP WALDORF Austin JC Jumbles; Rensink Tallies 37 By TOM KOECK FOREST CITY, low* - All-important free throws proved the difference as Waldorf College nipped Austin JC, 82-70, ift « non- conference basketball game here Thursda? night. Hal Cuff's Blue Devils had the edge in field goals, 31 to 30, but fell behind on the free throw line 22 to 16, which handed the lowans the four • point victory. The game was u close ts the final margin, although three times Waldorf managed spreads of eight points only to have the Blue Devils bounce back behind some spectacular outside shooting by guards Larry Rensink and Roger Booher. Although the Blue Devils stumbled, they had the individual star in Rensink, who has provided most of the scoring this season. The clever guard nearly turned the decision single * handed as he potted 37 points for his best all- around performance. Rensink poured in 14 field goals and nine of 12 free throws for the whooping total and the feat was more sensational as he canned most of his shots from outside the free throw circle. It was the scoring of Ransink and Booher, who finished with 22 St. Ansgar and Carpenter Mitchell County Favorites By DAVE OWEN The Mitchell County basketball tourney title may be decided in the opening round Monday when the strongest teams meet. Their loss to Riceville came in a week of three tough games, Tony Winter, coach, said. In the girl's tourney, Carpenter is tied for their conference lead, are better and more spirited than last year. Little Cedar's girls, coached by Winter, and Mclntire's team, handled by Dotzel, are both on the Play starts at 6:45 p.m. in the 3 " 1 ; and . are 6 ' 3 overall. Coachjmend, and this meeting can be Carpenter gym and continues at! Fritz . W j x admit;s his team is a'rated even. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Satur-'? avorite ' Stan Paul ' s Riceville clubl Tournament manager day, when the finals are held. Heavily favored to repeat as champions are the St. Ansgar boys and the Carpenter girls. The girls opening round features Little Cedar vs. Mclntire at 6:45 and Carpenter vs. Riceville at 7:30 p.m. Little Cedar has beaten Mclntire twice this season, but Riceville has lost to Carpenter. The boy's play opens with Riceville meeting St. Ansgar at 8:45 is Supt. p.m. Little Cedar, Carpenter and ! " )ember schools today received a Mclntire drew byes into the semi-! sllar P double-edged mandate from Goalie Plante and Chicago Talk of NHL By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Jacques Plante, Montreal goal tender, and the Chicago Black Hawks were the talk of National Hockey League fans today. Being talked about is nothing new for Plante. He's won the Vezina Trophy as the NHL outstanding goalie three straight years. But being talked about, favorably that is, is an entirely new experience for the Hawks. Not since i the 1952-53 season have they even been in the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Hawks boast an eight game unbeaten streak comprised of sixi 71 P° in ts a game. Leading scores! victories and two ties after de-j are Keith F °ssey with J68 points! feating the Boston Bruins 4-2! and Dave Langrock with 165. The 1 Thursday night. They're still 10 Saints are coached by Kerm if' is 3-4 and improving, he said. They j Keith O'Connell of Carpenter. NCAA Council Moves to Enforce Program By JIM KENSIL CINCINNATI, Ohio (AP)-NCAA 2. Steer clear of any financial deals, direct or indirect, which would enable baseball teams or other pro sports organizations to provide athletic scholarships. These points were emphasized in report, released final round, with Little Cedar i their W-man ruling body, meeting the winner of Monday's! The powerful NCAA Council, in game and Carpenter facing Me-'moves to strengthen its enforce-j the Council's Intire> j ment Program and tighten its Thursday. The report was read to- St. Ansgar, Corn Bowl Confer-' Principle of amateurism, warned, I business session, climax of the — leader, is riding a 9-1 win, in eile ^- <day to delegates attending the now, and they play Rose 1. Crack down on staff members we( * • long activities centered tonight. They beat Riceville i involved in serious violations of, around the 53rd annual convention points and rode over Car- the athletic code, even to the point i of the National Collegiate Athletic ence streak points, that kept Austin'! victory hope* alive until,the closing two minutes. Like Rensink, Booher's touch was uncanny as he drilled the net for 10 buckets and two free throws, Despite the performance of (he Austin guards, Waldorf came up with a more balanced attack. Four of the starters finished in double figures with forward John Osbrink nearly matching Rensink's pace with 25 points. While the Austin front line of Bill Grant, Gordon Boike and Jerry Nelson couldn't keep pace, Waldorf's Kermit Urbain finished with 18 points, center Harvey Anderson added 14 and Tom Oswald 10. Waldorf fired at 47 per cent, as they dropped 30 of 63 attempts, District Two Cage Tourney * Dates Named Dates for the East and West Sub - District basketball tournaments and the District 2 affair, which will be held at Albert Lea, were announced today. The East Sub-District tournament will be held at Austin, Feb. 24, 26 and 28, while the West Sub-District affair, which will be split between Hayfield, Alden and Albert Lea, will be played the same time. Teams competing in the East Sub-District are Elkton, Rose Creek, Adams, LeRoy, Q r a n d Meadow and Lyle. Pairings for this tournament will be made at a later date. In the West Sub-District at Hayfield, Hayfield plays Emmons and Ellendale meets Glenville, Feb. 24, while at Alden, Blooming Prairie takes on Freeborn, Alden draws the first round bye. Semifinals are slated Feb. 26 at Hayfield and Alden with the championship game at Albert Lea, Feb. 28. In the District 2 affair, March 2, 3 and 6, the East and West champs play March 2, preceded by a consolation game between the East and West runnersup. Austin meets Albert Lea on March 3 with the finals slated March 6. Eddie Spencer and Eugene Carroll will referee the District 2 tournament, and Carroll Sub-District here. with Lauren Hagge handling the East penter by 15 in season play. of firing them, if necessary. A tall club, the Saints average' MacKay Fails Net Semis points back of the Montreal Cana- diens, who blanked Toronto 3-0 for Shaw, a 22-year veteran. The Riceville Wolves have a C-3 Dugan's Down Thorp Quint Dugan's defeated Thorp Loan, Plante's sixth shutout of the sea- record and are 2-2 in the Corn 1 son. But more important is that! Bowl. In their game with St. Ans-' P0 i- they lead the third-place New | gar, they led into the fourth quar- tr', M ' dway Car Sales best Ynrlr Rnnirorc K<> oi« <L , , «i"aj , Pf ] JnhncmiV KII^OO :„ <->u.. T ii/m avuu^cia uy j,ix. i ter and saw free throws take the Veterans Todd Sloan and Ted;victory away, Coach M. J. Moore There are two points, however a n« C ° nsid " ed likel y to ! .PERTH, Australia (AP) Barry cause some wrangling. MacKay>s plan to , l First would give the three - man! came a cropper today. while the Blue Devils mad« II of 80 shots for 44 per cent. Neither team fell off the rugged pace as the red-hot shooting continued until the final gun. Waldorf had the edge rebounding with Anderson and Osbrink doing a food job on the boards. Several times Boike, Nelson and Grant ran Into hard luck, missing setups by inches. Had on* or two dropped for the Blue Devils, the result would have been different. Trail at Halftlm* After Grant opened thi g*m« with a side shot, Osbrink counted twice to give Waldorf a 4-2 lead. Although the Blue Devils tied the score four times in the first half they failed to take back the lead and left the floor at intermission down four points, 43-39, Waldorf twice managed lead* »f eight points early In tht second half, but both times Austin rallied to keep withini: distance. With II minutes left, a long shot by Booher tied the game at 54-54 tnd Rensink followed with ft drive-in to give Austin a 86-54 advantage. That signaled a closing rush by both teams as they traded th« lead three times before Rensink again tied the score 72-72 with two minutes left. Make Late MOT* It was at that timt that Waldorf made the move to cinch the victory, A bad pass gave Oswald the ball and he was fouled u h« drove in to score. He dropped the free throw to make it 75-72, followed by a basket and free throw by Urbain for an 80-72 spread. _ Boike cracked the ice «t 1:05 before two free throws by Oswald pulled Waldorf out of danger. Final baskets by Boike and Rensink moved the Blue Devils within four points. • By winning, Waldorf squared the series as they dropped the first game, 74-71. It was the fifth loss in eight starts for the Blue Devils. Austin TG FT FF TP Grant, l ,, 3 2 4 Nelson, t a o 3 Eyks, f o 0 1 I) Dimmol, f o 020 Boike, o 1 3 J •. Rensink, f , u 9 4 37 Booher, g 10 2 S 22 Slupe, g o 020 Appel, g o 000 31 1« 22 IT, Waldorf KG KT PF IT Oabrlnk, f ..,,...,,.....12 1 3 2 > Suby, f 2 j 3 o Sande, f i 4 2 K JacoTjson, f , 0 030 Anderson, e ., 6 2 4 l-i Oswald, g 3 4 2 lu Urbain, g 6 6 4 i;; Jenlilas, e o 0 0 o 30 22 20 ly.j •/— ••**,7i*~<-'nv-ii.n.i. u, i»H JIJ1 C Atlantic Coast Conference, shook j Ll "dsay provided the Hawks with' recalled. Riceville is shorter than ancL llth-pegged West were* the only rated loose for a 17-11 halftime advantage and stayed comfortably ahead th^ rest of the way in their first experience with the slowdown. The Tar Heels, third-ranked nationally, Virginia teams in action in the slim Thursday program. West Virginia, with Jerry West whipping in eight of his 32 points in overtime, downed Penn State 89-81. It was the Mounties'^ llth victory in 14 starts. St. Bonaventure, one of the nation's four major unbeaten teams, kept its record intact despite sloppy play by defeating lona (NY) 68-54 in the opener of a doubleheader at New York's Madison Square Garden. Seton Hall won the other part of the doubleheader, nipping Muhlenberg 57-55. Centenary bagged the 63rd and last title of the holiday tournament avalanche, spilling Spring Hill 71-57 in the Senior Bowl final at Mobile. Murray (Kyt took consolation honors, 74-71 over Tennessee Tech. Eastern Tennessee downed Morehead (Ky> 85-76 in an Ohio Valley Conference test, Miami the winning goals. In shutting out Toronto for the second time this season, Plante turned back 25 shots without hardly drawing a breath. He received offensive support from Maurice Richard, Andre Pronovost and Bob Turner. BOWLERS READY BUFFALO, N. Y. iff) — Some of the best bowlers in the States and Hawaii start Thursday night . tutions Riding a 31-7 lead at halftime,' eligibility committee complete authority to rule upon the eligibility of any athlete for intercollegiate athletics. At present, this power is held only by the Council. The other proposed amendment that could cause a fuss dealt with It would prohibit insti- "Butch" is 18-year-old Earl Buchholz of St. Louis who upset his Dayton, Ohio, rival in the semifinals of the Western Australian Tennis Championships, 10-8, 6-3, 6-1. Young Buchholz thus qualified to play Spain's Andres Gimeno for from providing prepare- the championship on Sunday. Gi- St. Ansgar, but can average 6-foot. : Dllgans ' s nad no trouble with cl u b lThorp Loan and the victory left them with a 4-2 record. Thorp Loan is without a victory in six ball starts. They are an all senior and have averaged 51 points a game. Carpenter is 4-4 overall and third _.., „ n , in Lime Rock play with a :)-•> mark i Holton led the attack for Coach Bob Wren is hopeful about Dugan ' s witn 12 Points, while toe Mclntire game, since they beat !„, H ° ltD " added " and Bob Mclntire earlier this year. Rohwedder 10. Cliffords collected John Dotzel, at Mclntire, admits this is a building year plagued by Lime here today in a prelude 18th annual All - Star Bowling Tournament. „,,:.._. '"Junes. The club is in the to h!' Rock C?Uar ( °- 5) and has a 2 -7 -HP overa n record . Mac has Won SQme sectional in the past and the losers. John Steffan tallied 26* points to spark Midway Car Sales to a 3-2 league record. The Car Sales led all the way and held a 29-17 advantage at halftime. SIGNS CONTRACT DETROIT tfl — Nick Pietro- Dame fullback, h a s • year contract with the Detroit Lions, the Associated Press learned today. tory education to prospective ath-: mono gained the final round by i letes, but would make specific ex-!default from the U.S. Davis Cup! emptions for the service acad- ; star, Alex Olmedo, who withdrew! emies because of their stiff en-.because of a strained stomach 1 trance requirements. 'muscle. Armstrong May Solve Dixon's Ring Problem NEW YORK (AP)-Gene (Ace)• take his chances In the ring, The! prnst i* AH tr UllbG* 1 ] t PM C 1 1»™«w.i*u. — . _i _ » • . . • . _ .! Riceville and is 6-0 in Lime district semi-finals last season Sales takes on Dugan's at the when they posted an 18-5 record.;Shaw gym. versity a 97-55 defeat, and Wofford beat winless Erskine, 67-58. Seventeen of sophomore Smith's 23 points were throws as St. Peter's (NJ) .__., , (Fla) handed touring Toronto'u'ni- for , a welterweight title fight he an admission today that drive a press agent made would Bill tears free I "* ln 30 and m ^ Ie 6 s aren't get- wal .' ting me around as fast any more," loped St. Francis (NY). 71-48. Newi he saldl " If lhe >' (the International the title wasn't at stake He fol- 19. The National Guard team is interested ia pbyiog gaajes at the backfield directed by Norm Van Brocklin, who came to the Philadelphia Eagles last season from the LOB Angeles Rams. Rounding out he East's backfield are Frank Gifford and Alex Webster of the New York Giants. Tbe East goes into the game a 6% point underdog. titles have improved since" Carpenter' . Phll J Bund y tallied J9 P°»^ for, Armstrong, unbeaten Elizabeth, next day he changed his mind and 1 trounced them. the Johnson's, which left them with N. J, middleweight, hopes to announced, "I'm going to fight " I Little Cedar hn< in.i ,„ w •' a « 4 leagUe rec °'' d ' <' S ° lve a " Eddie Di ' :on>s Problems ; In the meantime, he has been to Rice- More action is slated Monday as; tonight by sending the Newark po-j walking the beat, working out in ,!Johnsons plays Rose Creek at the'"ceman back to his midnight-8 his spare time. a ' m beat - i Joseph F. Weldon, Newark po- Dixon, torn between the compar- lice director, had informed him ative security of a $4,600 patrol- that the rules of the department man's job and the lure of a poten- prohibit any member from engag- tial $20,000 a year in the prize ing in any other business. He ring, probably will make his de- pointed out that fighting was an- cision after tonight's fight at Mad-' other business, ison Square Garden. Advised of Dixon's decision to; At first, Dixon said he had de- go through with the bout, Weldon cided to pound a beat rather than refused comment. It is expected he will have something to say ail- Albert Uo Downs | VTSi, ,,™ ri ,, Owotonno in Hockey are righl> u ma * v be that ' will be happy enough to go ALBERT LEA, Minn. - Grab- to the beat and forget fi, He has an explanation that is ibl "g a ™ lead in the first period, | Armstrong lias a perfect 15-u rec logical enough. "Most of those, u « Albert Lea Rangers defeated' ord He has knocked out only eith'r lousy match-ups of [ Owatonna 2-5, in a Southern Min- ! opponent. styles or given to me on short "esota League hockey game Thurs- i notice." 'day night. The situation has become so bad j The victory left Albert Lea with Carls, Oles to See Action By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS With the question of who will occupy the cellar of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Conference settled, the state's basketball eye turns tonight to Northfield and the Midwest Conference. St. Thomas, putting on a tough second half battle, relinquished its share of the MIAC basement by taking its first league victory of the season over Augsburg, 67-64. Tonight, Coe will be hosted by St. Olaf while Carleton entertains Cornell. In the only other game, Jamestown, N.D, College will play at Bemidji State. St. Thomas trailed 41-31 at intermission, but less than 9 minutes later took its first lead of the game at 49-48. The lead changed hands eight times before the Toms' Pat Gorman scored a three- pointer to put his team ahead to stay. Gorman hit 14 points while Ed Mergens led the Tommy effort with 18. Dale Rollers had 15 and Dick Thompson 12 for the losers. North Dakota Agricultural College dumped Concordia 06-58 iji a non-conference game at Moorhead. Concordia led 37-32 at halftime but the North Dakotans put on two drives in the second half to sea! the victory. Del Flanagan Chasing IBC for Crack at Welter Title ST PAUL M^nn «Apf i • • ! T"^' * ^ b(X)St hini :«sM yeai-s. Unhappily m !n i w <AP)-In S h-iinto the ring against the welter-' some of his bleakest man Del Flanagan is so desperate weight champion if the bout is for .have been inflicted keeps. on . He got a fight with the then- to champion Virgil Akins in St. Paul a couple of months ago and made : were Akins look worse than he did losing the title to Don Jordan But audiences. for him showings television Skyline, group its eighth loss in 11 make il -" games, 75-59. HOCKEY FEATURE COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo «* — The Russian hockey team, pots : ed and favored, takes on Colorado College tonight. The unbeaten, Fl fl n» ffn « «u * u , r boxing shutout - Flanagan won | televised fight Flanagan figures that by letting every round on every official ' once . . , -— West has won five of the four and any team willing to j eight games, including the past ... ^ I *" O—•"»•—I **4W-4MV*4»iC WiC U| •hould contact Sgt. Wacholtz. j two. The East has won three. tied Soviets wind up their day Colorado stay with a game against Denver University Saturday night. the IBC and prospective rivals card, know he's slowing up a little—and has to stand up and punch—he might land a . Thus the St. Paul veterarrfinds himself switching gears in late career to become the pursuer, aft- Snow ot Virginia, Ski Conditions Good By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS .,„ , Ski conditions in northern Min- Mam eventers still haven't been!cellar behind %even straight set- -nesota were reported fair to "ood Del was selected. It is understood there has' backs. .this week, but other parts of the to Flanagan John Luney and Ivpa Sulhres; state continue to have poor snow- previous perform-1 paced the Albert Lea attack with! conditions. LIFETIME Guaranteed MUFFLERS Now? Every International Ports Muttlcr is unconditionally guaranteed tor life of vehicle on which it is installed Tested . Approved Or Lisjrd by Underwriters Laboratories. FAST INSTALLATION SERVICE AVAIL. ABIE ,'s town Feb. 4. for a nationally i second place tie with Rochester in his own home and Austin behind front running Winona. Owatonna trails in the I the in the other. But if there is any ances on TV. bandwagon for a Flanagan title "I just want a chance w aauvr match nobody is hearing it here, pern," Flanagan said. "I think I to goals apiece er vpars nf crvmo n t t\, t • \\ ,-., "«.»"«. 6 n. ucic. cm, rianagan said. "1 think I LSLS/T e th? h ^±" CieSt Ll la f!!^ ^.5^ ^ Uite 8 Ca " ^ "» welterweight JU ranked pi-omotos, spun- adventure! of lhe lut seven of ! wl» 12 w so College Basketball North Curollua M, W»Jc« Forwt 3-! Vermont Co, N«w Hampshire 59 West Virginia 89, Penn. $t»t« 81 (otl N«w Mexico 6t»t* 7$. Wyoailn^ st. At Virginia, two inches of fresh snow on top of 3 to 10 inches oi; old snow are providing good skiing. 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