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BOTH TEAMS PLAY HERE TONIGHT Austin and Shamrocks Offer Cage Attractions Austin basketball fans can take; convinced that his Indians their pick of two topnotch attrac- give the Packers a chase. win at enter and John Dean and Clayton Reed at the forwards. T" iY— •"•-•—• ^ uwatonna teams in the past . „ , Austin entertains Owatonna in a have always proved rugged against t. prelimlnar y 8 8me between ig Nine Conference test at 8 a.m.. I Ancttn «m« t^i^ut-. .*....,. tne Austin Sophomores (5-1) and tioiu here tonight. Owatonna teams in the pm« I Pacelli hosts Mankato Loy- be no exception. It would not be ola in • R«WB- Conference af- realistic to discount the upset fac- iftu* fit 8:15 p.m. Ove Berven's Packer club, which turned in its best all-around per. * * 1* tor. The visitors will give away height, but good ball the Austin Sophomores (5-1) and the Owatonna B team begins at 6:30 p.m In other Big Nine games, Albert Lea plays at Rochester, Red Wing at Northfield and handling i muiumeia ana Manmo „.„ „„„,,.*-,„, shooting and speed could event 8 ' winona< F «ribault is idle, butj last week, will risk a 3-1 confer-1 the odds. It certainly won't be n I p ys Naw Pra * ue to « non-con- Attrtjk *u^^l_ »_^? I l*. •*>_!. * ^* ** 1 (A********* «kff.tt_ &*.!. * .It. ence mark against the invading In- j push-over. ference affair Saturday night. Gophers, Purdue to Tangle Red share first place in] Austin's starting lineup is still in Pacelli is favored to clip Loyola Big Nine with Mankato and j doubt because of an ankle injury'again and keep in the thick of the range 8 unners ! Win *- ' suffered by euard Mik» Mnrim..,,, Ravoux title (ieM Mar>» /•«,.,,„,„•„ Tom Benson don't Owatonna comes here with a 4-6; in the Mankato game. If Mike Ravoux title fight. Marty Crowe's MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Long like Minnesota's figure to deliver Shamrocks have won six of seven I f* 1 ?" 1 " one week ln the stvle -*.* -11 j i . - . -«™ euiAic. li miltC " «~«a HUTU null U1A Ul oeVcil ' .• . _» — --.,-overall record and 1-3 in the title | doesn't play, Lyle Cline will team conference starts, including a fif,-i that Bcnson flashed against Ind1 ' chase. Although coach Ken Beyj with Tom Kezar in the back court ' - ' """ "~ J " ~'-^ doesnt see a bright season, he is! nt.h»rw<«a u ,»;\\ u« T „...,' bright season, he is| Otherwise, it will be Jerry Good- 37 decision over Loyola. Rides 4-10 Record Loyola, which comes here with a 4-10 record, played its best game ana Monday night. But the Gopher basketball team may need a duplicate Saturday afternoon when it meets Purdue 8-AUSTIN (Minn.) HERALD of the year Tuesday night in dump-i!".,?, "Anally televised game at ing Waseca Sacred Heart 4G-42 and j WUliams Arena the victory adds pressure for an upset. "Of course we made mistakes," coach Jim Korth added, "but I think the kids are starting to Friday, January 16, 1959 j come." Pacelli Utah Mentor Trades Milk for Win String (11-3) is tiding a two- game win string following decisions over Lourdes Marian. and Owatonna By DON WEISS Associated Pre»§ Sporti Writer Jack Gardner, the sometimes exciteable Utah basketball coach who swigs two quarts of milk a game to soothe his hurts, has a much more pleasant remedy today—a tidy winning streak and first place in the Skyline Conference. New Mexico. Carney Crisler and j c hka' Regular guard Jack Meyers is a doubtful starter because of a sprained ankle, but otherwise the Shamrocks are at full strength. If Meyers can't play, Jim Decker will move in. Other starters are Larry Scheid at guard, Jerry Mas- Jim Rhead, two others who rode the bench only three weeks ago, at center and Leon Zencler! Minnesota will be lucky to get an even break in the duel between its own big fellows — Ron Johnson, Jerry Butler and Paul Leh» man — and the Boilermaker triumvirate of Willie Merriweather, Jake Eison and Bob Fehrman. It might be squarely up to Benson to give the Gophers an edge, and the only way Tommy can do it is with bullseye firing from long j distance. Against Indiana the 6-3 junior from Superior, Wis., connected 11 times in 18 attempts and finished with 23 points for his best offering of the season. NEW MARYLAND COACH—Tom Nu- genr, new head football coach at the Unievrsity of Maryland, as he posed Thursday with his arms around head of big bronze turtle — symbol of the Maryland Terrapins — after press conference Nugent came to Maryland from Florida S^te where he had been coaching since 1953. "If I don't make the grade up here," he told newsmen, "it won't be for lack of football scholarships." (AP Photofax). and Bob Schottler at forwards. i Coach Ozzie Cowles has been alternating Benson with Dick Er have helped the Utes in (lie con- Two olher Ravoux gnmes are ickson and Tom Skadeland much ference race. | scheduled as Marian plays at St.! of th e season, but the Wisconsin- Denver, with George De Roos j Felix and Sa cred Heart at Winona! ite might have won the job with and Bob Grinstead each scoring! Cotter - Cotter lends the race with 16, downed Montana 66-62 in an- an 8 "° record. other Skyline game, nnd Virginia won its first Atlantic Const Con- TU* »Tt t . . ••--.. -«^ «<tt7t, .cibiuiftii, ^UUftl, t^UIJ* The Ut« string went to five ference game in seven tries, 8(5-67 to over Duke as Paul Adkins wored 01 3 n In vu « c 3-0 last night in a 76-50 whipping of New Mexico. With a combination of brawn and height on the court, Gardner probably has the quietest stomach since he bagged his last Skyline title three seasons ego. Since the the ECAC consolation finals of Holiday Festival in New York last month, the Utes have been winging in championship form. They were no better than 5-4 when the spilled tough Dayton 70-70 to nail third place in the festival on Dec. 29. Since then, Gardner and gang have toppled Miami of Ohio, Montana, Utah 24 points and 6-7, 240-pound Herb Busch added 20. George Washington had a 54.8 shooting percentage in walloping Virginia Military 79-63 in Southern Conference play behind 20 points from Billy Talasky and 19 from Bucky McDonald. In the Ohio Valley Conference, Morehead of Kentucky defeated East Tennessee 83-77 nnd Eastern Kentucky routed Middle Tennessee, 93-66. Villanova, with soph Jim Huggard scoring 26 points, bagged its 10th victory in 11 games, 101-75 over Brandeis, and Florida built up a 23-point hulftime lead and State and then New Mexico-the coasted to an 85-70 decision over 3 Southland Games Three Southland Conference tilts cap the Austin area program. Rose his showing against Indiana. "I plan to start him Saturday," "primarily because Cowles Purdue said, uses a zone quite a bit and we don't have anyone as good Creek invades front-running Elk-:against the zone as Benson. ton, Glenvile pays at Grand Meadow and LeRoy at Lyle. Booming Prairie meets Morristown in a Gopher Conference Spring Valley travel Hayfield battles Benson lacks the spring and Boston May Present New Pitching, Catching Staff MEET DULUTHBRANCH Cobbers' Rise in Basketball No Fairy Tale MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP)—The rise of Concordia'R b a s k e t ball team from poverty to power in three yeafi sounds like a fairy tale. But it's got a hardheaded explanation, simple and .direct. "Concordia wasn't getting the basketball players from its natural drawing area that it should have," said Coach Sonny Gulsvig. "In the last couple of years we picked out the players we thought we had a good chance of landing and concentrated on them." Gulsvig's diplomacy, and his tutoring, have produced a stunning result. Concordia used to lose basket- By JOE UEICHLER Associated Press Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) - It is quite possible that the Boston Red Sox will present a new pitching and catching staff in 1959 as Manager Mike Higgins prepares for the big experiment this year. Higgins has four of the youngsters regarded as the best pitching prospects in the Red Sox organization. They are righthanders Jerry Casale and Bill Monbou- quette and lefthanders Ted Bowsfield and Frank Baumann. Casale, 25, a native of Brooklyn, reach of Erickson and Skadeland { was released by the Army last under the backboards, and he has; Se P'ember. He spent the last to Pine Island m a Wasioja Conference test. The area games begin at 8 m. in racing to the l °P of the Skyline group. Dick Ruffell, a dandy sophomore flipped in 18 points as Utah hit at a 46.6 per cent pace against Moore Offers Cooper Fight NEW YORK (AP) - Archie Moore, as adept at publicity as k e e - i n g his -world lightheavy- weight title, flung a challenge at England's two top heavyweights today. To back it up he offered $150,000 to Henry Cooper who earlier this week outpointed Brian London for the British heavyweight championship. "I see where Cooper wants $140,000 to fight Floyd Patterson for the world title," ageless Archie declared at the Boxing Waters' Assn. annual dinner. "I'll do better for him," asserted Archie. "I'll give him $150,000 t> fight me. "What's more I'm willing to! M >anii of Florida. Other major results included Stetson 65, Tampa 58, Mississippi Southern 75, Spring Hill 70, and Presbyterian 81, Erskine 61. NEW JOB — Stanley R. (Bucky) Harris smiles at reporters' question at press conference after the Boston some lems. But on one of the league. defensive prob .| cou Pte of weeks of the campaign best nights he is with the Red Sox. He won 19 games for San Francisco, then in the Pacific Coast slickest shots in the Minnesota brings a 1-1 Big Ten League ' before entering the serv- ? 6 nd was the to P Prospect in record into the game, and will, 1 ^ » na ™s ine *°P have to win if it is serious aboutl the B ° ston chain '_ He going anywhere in the conference this year. The Gophers don't expect to win many on the road. Purdue, a pre-season conference favorite, got off to a rocky start with two losses but whipped Wisconsin in its most recent outing and still is a title threat. Austin and 6-5 Bill Greve, both ailing the past two weeks, are back in form. With Merriweather, «-!• . — . of whom give the Title Defense 6-Monfh Rule Is Given Boot By MURRAY KOSE Associated Press Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP)—Big moneymaking champions don't have to worry any more about the sixj months title defense rule. The' National Boxing Assn. today just about gave the boot to the often disregarded regulation. ,. „ .. The NBA's executive committee! fe ° tlVe ° S the regulars ' said heavy taxation ha dmade it virtually impossible for the major attractions like middleweight champion Sugar Ray Robinson and heavyweight king Floyd Patterson to hold strictly to the code. It made the point at a Thursday meeting in which it accepted assurances from both Robinson and Patterson that they intended to in two games last fall in relief and did not allow a run in the three inning he pitched. Signed at 17, Casale was given Michigan Tech Six to Battle Gophers HOUGHTON, Mich. (AP) — Minnesota opens a two-game hockey series here tonight with Michigan Tech. stand 6-5 or 6-0, they Boilermakers some of balanced talent in the conference „ And newcomer Charlie Lyons has split Vn"its series Ikota, is 3-1. are seeking against major western college opposition. They have tied two. Tech, with a surprise a $20,000 bonus in 1951 and the Red Sox think he now is ready to pay dividends. Bowsfield and Monbouquette were brought up by Boston after the All-star game in 1958. Bowsfield, 23, won four games. Mon- bouquette, 22, won three and lost four. Higgins thinks both now are ready. This is the last chance for Baumann to make the grade. He was shipped to Memphis in the Southern Assn. late last spring where he won eight and lost three for a second-division club. Boston paid him an $80,000 bonus in 1953. Other rookie pitchers include Ted Wills, Arnold Barley and Tom Borland, all southpaws. There will be five new catchers, not counting Haywood Sullivan, in camp. The latter looked like he was ready to take over a regular job last spring when he injured his back and had to undergo major surgery. The best of the newcomers may be Jerry Zimmerman, who was supposed to be a $100,000 beauty when the Red Sox signed him out of high school five years ago. This past season at Minneapolis he was understudy to Ed Sadowski, another Boston rookie. Sadowski, a pull hitter, batted .2G2 and hit 15 home runs while Zimmerman hit homers. But Winona Ace Holds Slim Scoring Lead Tom Thaldorf of Winona holds a slim lead in the Big Nine Conference individual scoring race. Thaldorf has poured in 94 points in five games for 18.8 average and tops the list of 21 players averaging 10 points or better in conference games. Behind Thaldorf is Bob Biorn, Northfield, averaging 16.8 for the same number of games with 84 points. Steve Wally, Winona, has 80 points for a 16.0 mark, for third place. Three Austin players are in the select group with all-state guard Tom Kezar fifth with 14.5. Kezar, playing in four conference games, has 58 points. Clayton Reed with an 11.7 average and Mike Marineau at the 11.0 mark are the others. Winona and Mankato dominate the race, each with four players among the leaders. Last year, Austin's Roger Voss won the title with 208 points for Jail games with the regularity of the tide. The Cobbers went 46 straight games without winning in .he Minnesota Intercollegiate Con- 'erence over one t h r e e-year stretch in the mid 1950s. They were a godsend for league coaches down on their luck, windfall for high-averago scorers around the league and the MIAC's ! champion whipping boy of recent ; history. | Today they are in first place i without a loss in six games, so hot that extra bleachers will be ; needed at the Concordia fieldhouse Saturday night for a first place battle with defending champion Duluth Branch. i The Cobbers reached a pinnacle {Tuesday night by defeating Ham- 'line on the Piper court for the first time ever. "We certainly didn't expect to come so far," said the 30-year-old Gulsvig, a former Cobber athlete who admits warmer as to being a bench- a player. "But now that we're here we're not going to fall over. They know whtr* w» are. They'll have to knock us off." Concordia is a t«ara which delights in having no individual hero to carry the load. "W« «ncourtf« a balanced scoring 1 attack," Gulsvig said. "There ar« many titnt* when we get the entire first team in double figures." Uses Fast Break Concordia "works best off thi fast break, but its running is th» foolhardy, showy kind. Against Hamline the Cobbers often braked near the Piper basket when • drive-in might have failed, and instead worked the ball around until they got a good percentagt shot. For the season they ar» hitting at 42 per cent from the field. The team has good height in 6-5 Bary Bowles, 6-4 Tom Wohlhowe and 6-5 Craig Johnson. Arlo Brunsberg, a muscular, »10 freshman teams with HI Roger Adair in the backcourt. Another youngster, 6-2 Les Torgeson has done a good job pinchhittinf at critical moments. A fine shot, he put Hamline on the skids with his late-game scoring. Has More Worles Gulsvig took over three years ago. His first season's record was victoriej and 20 included a final an inglorious 4 defeats. But it game triumph over Hamline that broke the Cobbers' long famine in the MIAC. The next year Concordfa was 8-14 overall and it was 14-U last season. This year the mark is 10-3 against all opposition. The team has height, poiss and speed, but the coach has worries. "I'm more nervous now than when we were losing," Gulsvig said. with at North Da- defend their crown this year. Boros and Maxwell Pace Crosby Meet By JACK STEVENSON PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP)— Julius Boros and Billy Maxwell, who both know well the wav to became i the fair-haired lad, as the Millers i won the Little World's Series. . " "• *"+• KllHV, Witil i,UO LJUURS lOr °±±!! a 2 °: 8 «*«*». The record of 273 Buchholz Is Casualty in Aussie Tennis Test Another hot Gile, who hit prospect is 24 homers Don and was by Austin's Ron Caro- in 1956-57. BIG NINE SCORING Thaldorf. winona .. *5 VM ViS*8 knocked in 84 runs for Allentown' Blorn . Northricm ....5 36 12 84 le a in the Eastern League. Jim Pag- -?"- y .',-.^ ln '?'. w .-v 5 23 so BO le'.o liaroni, another big money bonus boy, batted .227 at Memphis and .255 at Allentown. Joe Tliies comes j from Raleigh, N.C., where he bat- led .292 with 10 homers. Mankato AU " •- . ..423156115.2 man, Winona Bosshart, Furlbault .il I! ...4 22 14.5 9 53 is',2 King, Rochester Elijah Gerry Green, who prefers Cothucr . HeS wing " Reed, Austin ',.-120 ..S 26 11 63 12.6 ..5 21 21 63 12.6 3 16 4 36 12.0 By WILL GRIMSLEY ADELAIDE (AP) - Earl Buchholz, of St. Louis, acclaimed the world's s outstanding junior, became the first major casualty of the Australian National Tennis Championship today. And then in a fit of depression ''said he may quit the game. Later, after cooling off a bit, he amended the threat to say "I would like to knock off for six i months and get back in the right frame of mind." The unpredictable 18-year-old Missourian, listless and lacking in fire, fell before Neil Gibson, unranked Australian in a second- round match on the Memorial Drive courts. The score was 8-6 6-4, 1-6, 6-1. It was a miserable day for the lean crewcut American. He acci- M , to be called "Pumpsie,"' may be-li. Ieyer the leaders played the Monterey come the first Negro to make the 9 ° OCt ' P " rtbault Peninsula Country Club course, grade with the Red Sox. A 24- than the other two used in year-old shortstop, he bated 253 lll**l n rv\ ant /"*.._..— »-i _ • i . _ _. Robinson said he would by May K . olf ' s pay wind °w, paced a packed or June (probably against Car- 1 (ield illto Ma y' s second round oi Bing Crosby's $50,000 pro-amateur men Basilio) and Patterson's manager, Cus D'Amato, said Floyd would defend against a yet un- tournament. Boros, a former National Open - , j this tournament - Cypress Point; at Minneapolis where he Olson, Albert Lea Ryan, Rochester Marineau, Austin. Harders, Winona was re- named opponent "within a'reason-' ch ?, mp> and ex -amatei;r king Max-; pro on the winning team. _<_»_.• < • ! vi'Pi I HAHi it<-iiinlii-rii.,x...:it. _ _ i . • ' » - .. . able time." i well both caught fire with a string At the same time the commit-'° f birdies ° n the second nine hdes tee warned bantamweight champion Alphonse Halimi to defend jgarded as one of the 0 for th» unnn * Pr ° S competin s; defensive infielders in the minors, for the $4,000 top prize also is 1 ' teamed with an amateur in a best-! L A . I ball event with $2,000 awaiting the MattheWS, Armstead to Tangle Tonight | HOLLYWOOD (AP) - Light-i 7 47 11.7 ..4 17 13 47 11.7 4 17 13 47 11.7 ...,5 26 5 57 11.4 ....5 22 13 57 11.4 ....4 17 11 45 11.3 ....4 17 10 44 11 0 ...,5 23 8 54 10.8 That when present Joe the El ; C - ronin becomes president of the American League. Har- heavyweight title. Moore, who received _ ward J. Neil award as the fighter r ' c u . u •'-'"• ^~ o! the year for 1958, didn't men- 1 , been Servm 9 as Cro- tioa Sweden's Ingemar Johanson mn S a ?l' s ,! ant for P ast two but it probably was just an over-! years ' (AP Photofax). sight. Moore had a crack at the ha^y crown back in 1956, but was knocked out by Petterson in five since Nov. 6, 1057. Robinson, la st title fight „„,„ »™ was meet * to „ ** Hollywood I rounds. "I didn't look good in that fight," acknowledged Archie. "I was willing to wait in line, but HOW—." Bruins Gain 4th Place Tie Maxwell, of Odessa, Texas., and ; , _, , , . , his partner, Dr. Robert Knutson ,of Thursday's opening round to of San Francisco, led that catego-' weMiTTopeluU I en M r=ft i^y-fs °-,s~i Mitt'— over u.&. upen Uiam-; Mike Souchak with Bdb Gold water get ' ' fast-rising; of Phoenix were tied at G2. Boros, , , — his part- regained :ca»e Art Wall, Dow~ri»ste™i? i crtrf'! bShSPS ""* Oahl " z '!'«»• ^T'^r^rrSV^^ PST, m ,,, e N . lional . a hole-m-one Pro Jim Ferree's Broadcasting Co. network AO, 5 iron shot popped into the in Los Angeles Aug. 18. ' j' E^"^^ and Palmer , all j j£j« "* 1G ^ ard fiftil «>< Pebble on ,", , '" • • • . ^ t-ti a j-j jij.a T-iln M * nka , to 4 16 11 43 10.71 Lowrie, Owatonna ..,.4 19 24010.0! i Thorp Loan, Nates Win dentally cracked his best rackets. He served 24 double- faults. He held his violent temper, but in doing so apparently lost his fight and determination. Camp/ Fails in 300 Bid; Hitt in Lead At the intermission, trailing two sets to one, Buchholz was summoned from the dressing room to the stands and given a pep talk by Perry Jones, captain of the United States Davis Cup team. Jones reminded Buchholz of his obligation to the U. S. Lawn Tennis Assn. which spent about $5,000 to send the boy to Australia and exhorted him "don't think of yourself. Think of the association, St. Louis and your family back home." Buchholz told his captain that he- had no heart for the game and perhaps he should give it up. "I can't play my best because am always blowing my top," he said. Jones counselled that a rest might do Buchholz good, that he must conquer this temper and cul- u"°i tivate a better at litude before he can reach greatness. Buchholz plans to continue In i junior tournaments. j The defeat of Buchholz left three ' members of the U. S. Davis Cup team still in the fight. All scheduled to play Saturday for the right to enter the round of l(i. Topseeded Alex Olmedo, Peruvian hero of the Davis Cup Clial- lenge Round, faces Wayne Reid, 'Australia. Barry MacKay, Dayton, Ohio BUFFALO, N. Y. (AP) - Lou P la ys Queensland junior Ken Nates and Thorp Loan turned in Campi is Philosophical about his !F as first round Basketba11 Thursday the first half a nationally televised : with a 6-1 record, thanks to a 4339 win over Rose Creek, off its f win m while i r s t He stopped Texan Roy Harris i Paul O'Leary ' Indiana Can Grab Basketball lead The Boston Bruins and the De- jtroit Red Wings, both of whom have been steadily sliding down the National Hockey League standings, were tied for the fourth and las playoff position today. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS i The deadlock came about Thurs- Indiana has a chance to break ; day night when the Bruins blanked the log jam and take the undis-|the Wings 3-0 for their first puted Big Ten basketball lead in | tory in five games and a game Saturday night against the dangerous Iowa Hawkeyes. The defending champion Roosters are locked with Illinois and! Each lias 38 points, four less Michigan at 3-1 in the race. Illi- than the third-place New York vic- m the last 14 outings. Detroit has only one triumph in their last starts. 13 nois and Michigan, ac well as Michigan State and Wisconsi, have Sat- Rangers, and three more than the cellar • dwelling Toronto Maple Leafs. urday respites. Purdue (1-2) is >t Minnesota! Goalie TV, « - j McKenney's goal moved him into undisputed possession of sev 1 of New York's in total goals, has 24, McKeiiney 23 and iMttutrtal'i Dickie Moore 22. p „ i P *' f ~ Df " ° nd P la « back Jor S e »«o. 67, retired Andy Bathgate , f *** *» Pittsburgh Pirates. Matthews, 19, rates as a 2-1 fa- has stopped 12 oppo- Dsxter, 37-20. seven starts by dumping fights nents. Nates ' t c h e r and Chris Crawford, 299 game in the All Star Bowling' Piedmont, Calif., meets Barry Tournament here Thursdav. Phillips Moore, Australia. "I just gambled and lost," smiled the Dumont, N. J., ace. j Campi had tossed eleven perfect strikes before the last ball hit the! headpin full and left the 3-pin intact. "I was just trying to make sure I hit the headpin. I made up my in ^- mi »d I would try to come lected 13 for Thorp Loan. Austin Printing led the firstj 8 1J ttle too much on it! I guess' uf race by wi n n i n g s e v e nl r !—->-. • r and boxed one draw., straight. Nates trailed the leader" will be scored under.by one game ' California s 10-pomt per round sys- j finished third 9' Lakers and Knicks Skid The Syracuse Nationals were little tighter than "usuaf I iustnur breathing down the necks of the 1 . e s A1 sii 2 i h L"r»e7* sr e i w ;" ? v,f v v * ° ! C1 "" pl r eht to be !OMW " S •• Ita tal „„ be ,„,, .-r^r^r^s'^^t^-isszrm,* r .shed third. .eluding the last peerless game in Second half play will begin Man-' the Ail Star, day when the Printers meet Rose j Despite his scoring .spl^j, Cam- Lreek at the hi-h school gym aild ;pi was only seventh in the Dexter takes on Johnson's at the man Shaw gym. tern — 10 points to the winner, or less to the loser of a round. C'lTV Austln Nates Honor Tom Kexor on 'Prep Parade' Austin's Tom Kezar was named to a guard position on WCTO Radio's third weekly All-State Basketball Team of the Week Thursday night. He was one of 12 players earn-' Thorpe mg spots on the honor lineup! announced on Prep Parade. : Others were forwards Dave Tay-; lor, Hosemount; Doug Istas, St. i Paul Central; Daryl Heikes. Ells-i worth; Dave Larson, Minnetonka; KJ- LF.ACli: (Kirst Half) ROSB C'rcek . Midway Car W. L. , .7 0 ..6 2 ..5 2 ..-1 3 3 4 \'.\ (i finals field. Hitt, 36-year-old milkman i from Livonia, Mich., was leading : 'the parade with a point total oi iVfoo 82-01. Hitt had won II of 10 .857 downing 3551 pins. ;',7! H'it'.s 220.203-245-278—9-16 third •«!' round foray was the major ingrc- ames ' - dient in his race to the top of "the W( ; n soing away. b New York Knickerbockers today in their duel for second place in the Eastern Division of the National Basketball Assn. Coupling their 111-105 derision over Minneapolis with a 95-91 defeat of New York by Philadelphia in Syracuse Thursday night, the Nats reduced the Knicks' st-cond- place margin to two games. In racking up their fifth straight victory, the Nats built a 15-ponu early lead, but saw it drop to three with 4^ seconds remaining. Then Larry Cosiello and Dolph Scliaves rallied the home forces and ti'iev i-<3 standing board. I The end of the first day of the (finals found defending champion Don Carter of St. Louis in K)» I place, with 75-24 points. Othei 1,1.'members of Carter's team, the Ace Illinois Miler Has Ankle Injury CHAMPAIGN, 111. (.« Archie Johnson, Waseca: centers < nois ' defe "ding Big Ten champion-' nationa l champion Harvey, Willmar, and Mark ship track team bas lost its star were fa "ng better. Brosnahan. De La Salle; and "" Ier ' Jimm y Bowers of DeKalb, i Ray Bluth, Bill Lillard and Tom uards Bill GasLm, Wadena; Bob "" from four to six weeks with'Hennessey were Slass, Bemidji; Charlie McDon- an ankle in Jury- The team doctor' and Schayes and rookie Hal each scored 21 pomts in pa^ny the Nats. The Warriors held a lj- P <>i,it lead m the third before the I\V W Yorkers pulled even at 70 with' a more than UST MINUTE ADVICE — Two Carpenter, Iowa, basektball players, Bruce Gordon and Dean Johnson, listen to final instructions from coach Bob Wren before the finals of the annual Mitchell second, fourth iifth, respectively. The Fal- stafi team of St. Louis also had: a front runner in Bill Welu. Fal- War County Basketball tournament here tonight. Carpenter meets St. Ansgar in the championship ggme. The Carpenter girls m e u e D C L ar for the (Herald Photo) ald, Alexandria, ami Sam Skarich, said a mus de had pulled away Keewatin. 'from the bone above Bowers' left Kerwin Engelhart of Forest Lake , He probably will be unable to,' 12th place witU teammate Har compete m the conference indoor Smith in meet March 7 in Madison, Wis. He was saluted as Coach of the Week. • The 19tlo Women's Internationa! Bowling Congress tournament will be held in Denver. cessive field goals and the riors never were headed. The Nationals' lead fell to ... — at the three-quarter rmrlr m,rt staff Captain BUB Fa.io was in nally to ,hree whe," Jen, . ry sen hit t\ vo quit-k' field goa'*. It was the Nats' third victor/ to. seven games with th L > Laktrs. JJJ- ,-|ftecUjy a w'ricord a^rpinfV^'JS.B^ti'llS w.s^lo^M iof the season agaiast the Nuts. Marion Lade wig took the fern was second to graduated Deacon inine lead Jones of Iowa in last door

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