The Mercury from Pottstown, Pennsylvania on November 6, 1968 · Page 19
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Bengal Rookie Cains In ÁFL Rushing Race Widntsfilay, Nov. 6, 1968-The Pottitown Mtrcury—19 NEW YORK (AP) — Paul Robinson, rookie halfback on Cincinnati’s expansion Bengals, has rushed to within 17 yards of the American Football League’s rushing lead, statistics showed Tuesday. Robinson, a 6-footer from Arizona, has gained 590 yards for the season to 607 for Hewritt Dixon of Oakland, who man- tained his top position despite a gain of only 27 yards last Sunday. Robinson rambled for 156 on 21 carries against Houston. That was only three yards less than he gained the week before. San Diego’s Dick Post also had a big game, rushing for 151 yards, and is third over-all with 561. Another Rookie, Bob Holmes of Kansas City, is fourth with 538. He had been second but gained only 39 yards Sunday Jim Turner of New York has created another close battle, this one in the scoring race. Turner kicked six field goals and one extra point Sunday, giving him 83 points. Meanwhile, Jan Stenerud of Kansas City posted just three extra points for a total of 86. John Hadl of Ban Diego continues to lead the passers. George Sauer of New York has caught—46 passes—one more pass than San Diego’s Lance Al- wroth. Leroy Mitchell of Boston leads in interceptions with seven. LE.U)ING GROUND GAINERS ) Avf. At». TardSGaln TDS Att. Tarda Gaia TDS Dixon. Oak ............. 132 607 4.6 1 Robinson, Cin. ... 131 590 4.5 4 Post. S.D ................ 95 561 5.9 i Homes. K.C............ 102 538 5.3 6 Garrett, K.C........... 108 435 4.0 1 Granger, Hous. .. 122 428 3.5 4 Snell, N.Y ................. 95 396 4.2 4 Csonka, Miami ... 93 379 4.1 3 Little, Den................ 86 349 4.1 2 Boozer, N.Y........... 104 325 3.1 4 Germany Grabs First Gold In Wheelchair Olympics NFL, AFL Players Set 1st Convention PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — The National and American Football League Players Association will hold its first con vention here Jan. 9-16, Detroit Lions guard John Gordy, the »roup’s president, said Tuesday. He said about 150 football players will converge on this desert resort city. No agenda has been released. Casper Sets Record With Golf Earnings PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP)—With two tournaments to go, Billy Casper is closing in on pro golf’s all-time money winning mark with a total 1968 bankroll of $203,769, ac- »ording to PGA figures released Tuesday. Jack Nicklaus won a record t>tal $211,000 last year. His $155,285 total this year puts him iA second place behind Casper. He is followed by young Tom \Yeiskopf with $152,946 and ag- ir.g Julius Boros with $148,310. Rounding out the top 10 were Giorge Archer, $135,739; Arnold Pilmer, $111,977; Lee Trevino, $1)7,007; Dan Sikes, $106,780; MJler Barber, $103,124; and Bcb Lunn, $101,379. TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel and Germany won the first gold medals Tuesday in the 17th International Stoke-Mandeville Games for the Paralyzed, better known as The Wheelchair Olympics. Shoshana Sharabi, a 17-year- old polio victim from Israel, scored five victories and captured the gold medal in women’s foil fencing. , Jaochim Boehm, 25, a German who lost use of both legs in an auto accident, won the men’s foil gold medal with five victories and one defeat. Edward Owen, a 22-year-old Illinois senior from Champaign, 111., Finished fourth. TTie only finals scheduled for the opening day were in fencing and table tennis. The field included men and women from 28 nations. They wheeled about the Olympic Stadium and other venues in Ramat Gan. outsid-e Tel Aviv, on a clear sunny day. In the first round of the basketball tournaments, the U.S. men, led by Denver Branum and Gary Odorowski, trounced Switzerland, 67-13. The American women lost to Argentina 4-1 in a very low scoring match. Branum, of Mt. Clemens, Mich., scored 13 points and Odo­ rowski, of Detroit, tallied six. Alonzo Wilkins of New York scored five points. In the women’s Class A table tennis, Sharon Moore of Waynesboro, Va., drew a first round bye but then was beaten in three games in the semifinals by Frances White of Ireland. Karen Gorman of Detroit lost in the first round to Coppard of Rhodesia in two straight games. Bernard McNichol of New York, gained the semifinals of the men’s Class A tournament. After he and Robert Dunn Jr., of San Jose, Calif., drew first round byes, McNichol eliminated Dunn in two straight games. John Donaldson of Detroit downed MacDonald of New Zealand in two games in the first round but was then defeated in two games by Post of the Neth erlands. Ed Van Impe Named Captain of Flyers PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadlephia Flyers named de- fenseman Ed Van Impe captain Tuesday. Van Impe was an alternate captain on the National Hockey League team last season. He succeeds Lou Angotti traded in the off season to Pittsburgh. Jean Guy Genderon succeeds Van Impe as an althernate captain. The Flyers other alternate captains are Allen Stanley and Dick Cherry. Northern Triumphs Northern Junior High won a 6-0 decision over Springfield Junior High Tuesday at Spring- Ford. Bob Brown scored the lone touchdown on an 18 yard power play off right tackle in the second period. Northern now owns a 3-1-1 record. Eagles Obtain Norton PHILADELPHIA, — The Philadelphia Eagles Tuesday announced the acquisition, on waivers, of defensive tackle Jim Norton from the Atlanta Falcons. Norton, 6-4 and 225 pounds, is in his fourth year in the National Football League. The 25-year-old former University of Washington standout was a third round draft choice of the 1965 San Francisco 49ers. He was traded to the Falcons in March, 1967, along with guard Jim Wilson and flanker Bernie Casey. 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