•M 3 -C Miller Just Does His Job BOSTON (AP) - Why should adults get into a dither because Marvin Miller is muddying up the waters of content in The Summer (îame*’ Miller, after all. is only doing his job. He’s pursuing a legitimate course in an attempt to better conditions for those who employ him—the major league baseball players. He gets about $80,000 a year to perform this function, so why should we get all excited when the net result is confusion and name-calling'’ •And I came to the conclusion the other day, as 1 sat steaming in an expressway tie-up. that the reason peopie of my age group get into a stew over Miller is that we want sports to be the way it was a generation ago. We want baseball—and all sports—to be the way we remembered them when the men in action were larger-than- life heroes and not just worried guys trying to make an extra buck. There is nothing wrong with the extra buck, of course. You like it and so do I. It pays the butcher, the baker and the candlestick maker, and you know how hard it is to get a candlestick maker for a house call these days. Money isn't evil, but when it gets tossed around in million dollar lots, it creates problems. More hands get into the grab bag. Men fight over the dollar sign. Lawsuits arise. There is nothing illegal in the situation, understand, but somehow the entiie process offends the fan’s sense of rightness. Or consider .lim McDaniels, a pro basketball player He left his American Basketball Association team in the middle of a fight for a playoff spot because Seattle of the NBA offered him a million dollars. Seattle has since discovered that McDaniels is not a very good player, so there he is. sitting on the bench making more money than the President or a brain surgeon, and it’s all very legitimate, but a fan doesn't understand it. Baseball ended in October and football didn’t start until then You would have laughed yourself silly if someone said there would be hockey in Atlanta and laughed even more if it was suggested that the Stanley ('up would be decided in May. Times have changed and that includes sports, and many of us haven’t kept in step, nor do we want to. We want it the way it used to be. but we know that’s impossible and that’s what bothers us the most about Marvin Miller. South St. Entry Taking to the court in the Biddy Basketball program under the flag of South St. are the boys shown above. They are. left to right, front row, .1 Zaffino, S. Singlton, S, Berdine, S. Bonneli, B. Johnson, T Farnham, B. Sperry, E, Strandburg. J. Curtis. K. Munch. I). Confer, R Mattews. W. Neal. M. Bunker. D. Bunker, coach L, DeRosia Second row', R. Goodard. D. Swartz, B Guiffre. T. Gannon Patiently Labors For Win Neno. T. Strandburg. J. Pierce. S, Mason. C. Larsen, C, Albaugh. T, Guiffre. J. Pappalardo, G, Hodas, F, Warren. B. Domville. Third row. S. Acklin. C, IJplinger. M, Mohney, G, Larson, H Youngquist, B, DeRosia. M. Massa. B. Davis, T, Glotz, T. Jones, A. Tarhman. G. Beardsley. M. Caldwell. C, Confer, (Photo by Lester) KRIF—Playing against a deliberate offense, (iannon College did likewise and came up on the better side of a 64-53 victory Wednesday night in the (iannon Auditorium. Front court man (ierry Walker clicked off 21 points for the Golden Knights while amassing a game-high 11 rebounds The Knights, as a team, collected 46 caroms, eight more than did their foes. Opticians Ride High Sparkle (\ir Wash surpassed the lOO-point mark Wednesday night in V Industrial League play, and the victim of the assault was the Time-Mirror and Observer Newsmen. 114-92. John Zavvacki's 32 points and Bob Larson s 31 counters made things easy for the Car Washers. In the other game. Gahring Optical, riding along on Jim Depto's 3f) tallies, pushed by the Try-M Finance. 95-61. Bliss came up with an additional 24 markers for the Opticians. Gahring Optical 95, Try-/V\ Finance 5> TRY-M Dahl 4-2-tO, Koebley 2-0-4, Font 4-0-8, Hunter 10-)-2t, Hoffman 4 0-8, Totals 24-3 51 GAHRING OPTICAL: BlliS 8-8-24, Ptingstler 7 5-19, Dudinak 4-0-8, Follett 0-11, Depto 15-5-35, Totals 38-19-95. Try-AA f-'in:,nce ..........12 11 4 21-51 Gahring Optical .......27 23 19 26-95 Sparkle Car Wash 114, Times-Mirror & Observer 92 TIMES-MIRROR & OBSERVER: Hannold 6 0-12, Ritkerson 11-0-22, Hasbrouck 12-0-24 Rydholm 8-2-18, Ross 7-2-16, Totals 44-4 92 SPARKLE CAR WASH Potter 9-2-20, Larson 13 5 31, Crowley 12-1-15, Zawacki 15-2-32, Lindberg 3-0-6, Totals 42-10-114, Times-Mirror and Observer 19 19 28 26-92 Sparkle Car Wash . . . 24 32 26 32-116 Jim Hood's 10 snares were highest among the losing contingent, (iannon had a 10-point lead at the end of the first 20 minutes of play, increased it, decreased it and, finally, settled for the 11- point margin, as guard Billy ('allahan complemented Walker as a scorer with 15 markers. As a team, the Golden Knights connected on 29 of 57 shots for slightly above a 51 percentage, Youngstown, meanwhile, sank just 22 of 55 attempts for 42 per cent, (ian non with six foul points had three fewer than its guest. (iannon, now 14-9 for the year, will play Delaware State at home on Saturday evening, Gannon 64, Youngstown 53 GANNON Walker 10-1-21; Malseed 0-22, Byrd 4-0-8, Callahan 7-1-15; Murray 4-19, Ellis 0-0-0; Jackson 0-0-0, Martinko 4-08, Walsh 0-0-0; Hvezda 0-1-1; Totals 29-664. YOUNGSTOWN: Gaston 7-1-15; Hood 50-10, Wells 3-3-9, Burkholder 1-0-2, Romine 5-4-14, Puffer 1-0-2; Bentley 0-0-0; McMeans O-l-I, Totals 22-9-53. Halftime: Gannon 26, Youngstown 16 Dukes Trip PriTSBURGH (AP)-Eighth- ranked Maryland, down two |)oints at lialftime, rebounded behind Tom McMilien’s 28 points to defeat Duquesne 81-71 Wednesday night in a college basketball game. The Terf)s jumped out to an early 20-10 lead against Du- ()uesn('’s zone defense, but the Dukes switched to a man-to- man and narrowed the gap, finally taking a 28-26 lead. The Dukes closed out the half on top 38-36, Hie Daley by arthur daley Timsome Shows Stvedish Touch David Johnson was gassed up and ready to roll Wednesday evening in the Dairy Queen (’lassie League, The wispy Johnson slammed the ball into Riverside Lanes' pits in marking up a 220-635, the county's highest output. On the distaff side. Sandie ('arlson just just missed a 600 series at the same establishment. While kegling in the Moonlighters loop, she totaled a high game of 209 in working up to a 593, CARLSON RIVERSIDE Early Birds: Marlene Avery 191-543; Minn McClaine 199-536; Martha Warner 177-518, Shirley Fitch 185-512; Kate McBride 179-510, Rita Rieder 202'498, Janice Acklin 188 491; Sandie Carlson 178487, Janette Brown 163-466, Dairy Queen Classic, Dave Johnson 220635; Bob Check 225-627, Lee Munch 226606, Fred Rex 205-602; Len Tuller 235-599; Jim Davis 224597, Howie Johnson 241-597, John Clark 221-596, Chuck Still 223-593, George Biehls 209-589, Mike Davis 216-587, Bob Saporito 219-583; Lou Cederquist 212582, Russ Olson 196-578, Arv Carlson 210575, Ted Weatherbee 203-568. K of C: Phill Cerra 211-601, John Shanshala 211-575. Moonlighters: Sandie Carlson 209-593; Marlene Avery 213-561; Meredie Grady 194-523; Barb Swanson 207-516, Rose Curtis 179-489, Judy Campbell 186-488, Joyce Park 204-486, Phyl Hamler 192-483, Nancy Dunn 195-481, Joette Tuttle 183-478; Rita Rieder 172 473, Joyce Carlson 164-474; Mary Pierce 159-464, Rosann Paul 182 461. El Tronics: Mary Gründen 204-569; Kay Main 188 499; Barb Thompson 178-494, Sheila Wiedmaier 205-465. Ladies Minor: Joyce Heeter 188-503; Helen Anthony 172-481. Ladies Major Addie Pkruh 201-512; Rita Miley 168 468, Mary Check 171-463; Marian Hedman 165-460. Pegs. Jean Gustafson 170-486, Gladys Johnson 186-427. LIMESTONE Wednesday Ladies: Joanne Terwilliger 184 527, Betty Montgomery 188-493, Jackie Edminston 188-491, Sue Hall 172-489, Ester Jenkins 173-480, Diane McGraw 187-478, Mona Wiles 179-473, Ardell Shanley 172-472, Win Neiman 169-471. BOWLADROME WAHS Girls: Donna Johnson 136-387, Nancy Fry 151-384, Judy Frornan 150-358. Wednesday Niters: Len Cornelius 206589, arnie Carter 213-583, Merle Rodencai 200-575, Doyle Albaugh 214-570, Joe Doroc- fics 213-567, John Larson 210-566, Frank Ristau 215-560. Dromettes: Joan Gerarde 194-487, Dot Atkins 177-478, Beryl Kohler 163-472, SUGAR BOWL Eisenhower Girls: Robin Vounie 167-411, Marlene Osborne 152-402, Kathy Akeley 146-402 Youngsville City League: John Papalia 2 1 9-628, Leo Stec 225-584, Paul Freeborough 198-574, John Zolko 204-568 Wednesday Night Ladies: Janet Frank 173-496, Beans Sweeney 169-494. ENSHRINING ROBERTO (c) N Y, Times News Service NEW YORK — During spring training of 1939 Lou (iehrig couldn't hit and he couldn't field. If he was reluctant to admit that his reflexes were shot, he could not avoid realization after the season began. On May 2. a historic day. a decision was reached by the seemingly indestructable Iron Horse, the man whose record of playing in 2.130 consecutive games seems unlikely ever to be surpassed. He broke the news to Joe McCarthy, the Yankee manager, “Joe, Pm benching myself," said Gehrig, “1 have to do it for the good of the team,” McCarthy knew how true Ciehrig’s self-diagnosis had been. Yet the manager was puzzled and disturbed, not .so much for Gehrig, the superstar, but for Gehrig, the person. The Yankees sent him to Mayo (Clinic for tests. The world was shocked to learn that the big slugger had been stricken by a slow degenerative illness affecting the motor pathways and cells of his central nervous system. Two years later this gentle giant was dead. During the World Series that fall, however, the Baseball Writers Association of America met in annual meeting. The exact procedure is somewhat on the murky side but the motion reached the floor that Gehrig, the stricken hero, be voted into the newly opened Hall of Fame at (’ooperstown. The ground rules for election and the strictures on eligible voters were nowhere near as rigid as they are today. However, the gush of sentimentality swept forth with such strength that Gehrig was swept in by acclamation. The same sort of instant enshrinement is currently in the works for the late Roberto Clemente, another superstar'who has been cast in a different kind of heroic mold. A mail vote ot ttie eligible membership is being taken by Jack Lang, the computerized secretary-treasurer of the baseball writers, and results will be announced before the start of the season — presuming the season ever starts. The vote should be unanimous, of course, becau.se Roberto the Magnificent has more solid entrance qualifications than a high percentage of those already installed. He had a career batting average of .317 and last regular season base hit of his lifetime was his 3,0(M)th, It was like a farewell kiss from poetic justice. Farewell it was. too. With his unselfish dedication to charitable ideals. Roberto not only organized a relief mission to help the stricken victims of an earthquake in Nicaragua but his humanitarian zeal was such that he insisted on being aboard the cargo plane, ft crashed on New Year's Kve in the waters off his beloved Puerto Rico, “Roberto (’lemente was the best ballplayer 1 ever saw,’’ says Danny Murtaugh, his long-time manager on the Pittsburgh Pirates, This was not merely the emotional estimate of a sentimental Irishman because Danny had been saying the same thing for many years — except that he used the present tense. All the experts agreed that Roberto ranked at the top and was as certain of eventual Hall of Fame enshrinement as Willie Mays. Henry Aaron and a few others of the ultra elite. What has happened now is that the tragedy of his death has served as an expediter. The baseball writers made formal requests to the directors at Cooperstown for permission to conduct a special election to consider Roberto for induction this year. It would mean waiving the normal five-year waiting period, an academic technicality of no significance. Out went the ballots and the returns have begun coming in. Any baseball writer who fails to mark his ballot affirmatively should have his buttons snipped off while being drummed out of the regiment. Yet there may be a crackpot or two would regard the waiting period as sacred and therefore disapprove of the immediacy of this particular vote. There could be no other excuse and that one has no validity, * “Two catches Roberto made stands out in my mind." Murtaugh was saying the other day, “Each came at risk of great per- .sonal injury and each had a vital part in the winning of a pennant although they were U years apart. We were in a scoreless tie with the Giants at F'orbes Field late in the I960 season when Willie Mays tagged one, Roberto turned his back on the ball and raced back, knowing he could not avoid crashmg into an unpadded wall. He still made the catch, .saved the game and wound up with a dozen stitches in his chin. “Late in a tie game with Houston during our pennant drive of 1971, Bob Watson hit one deep along the right field foul line. Two were out and the winning run was on its way home when Roberto tore across the field at full speed and made the catch as he crashed into the wall. He was knocked groggy but still hit a game- winning home run the next inning. “When he was approaching his 3,000th hit, I asked him if that would be the most important thing in his life. “ ‘No. Danny.’ he said. ‘I have a project going in Puerto Rico for the underprivileged and I have made so much progress with the political men in our country that I’m beginning to think my dream will come true,’ That’s the Roberto Clemente I knew, the man who constantly thought of others instead of himself,'’ Marimville To Hold Race Snow means “go” to snowmobilers. and Marienville has lots of it; and it anticipates a record number of sleds and spectators this weekend for the U.S.A. Snowmobile Championship Races. Some 600 sleds and the nation’s top racers will make the icy run on the oval track for close to $15,000 in cash prizes and trophies. The races will start about 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, New York’s Larry Berman will be out to break the speed record he established last year at Marienville. Berman was timed electronically at 86,4 mph on a Ski Doo. Jim Sul of Harborcreek will attempt to regain the title he held in 1971 as All-Point Champion, driving a Polaris. All drivers will be after points toward eligibility to compete March 10-11 in the World Series of Snowmobiling at Malone. N Y, The race in Marienville is sanctioned by the United States Snowmobile Association, The high-point winner in the two days of racing will be awarded the President’s Cup, Spectators will get more for their money than watching the speeding machines. Helicopter rides will be available by arrangements with Great Northern Helicopter Service, Sharon, The race schedule is as follows: —Saturday: Junior classes I. II and III; Women’s classes; and Men’s Stock Classes A, B. C and Modified I and II. —Sunday: Men’s Stock Class B. Modified III, IV and V and Open. 0 to 800. According to Bill Snyder, race director, the most excitement should be in the Modified III. IV and V races on Sunday. He said there will be some “fancy” driving in the last event of the day Sunday, the open class, which will be held for the first time. Drivers will be permitted to “pull all stops” in the open class. Snyder said. Marienville will host the Pennsylvania State Snowmobile Association Championship Race on March 4. Members from 105 affiliated clubs throughout the state will compete. There will be races in all classes. Playoff Dates, Sites Announced At a meeting of the District Ten committee Wednesday afternoon at the Holiday Inn in Mead- between both schools for a playoff. According to Hal Miller, director of athletics in the Warren ville, plans were finalized County school system, he for the post-season and Bill Miller, principal playoffs, of Warren Area High According to the Erie school system, will work Morning News, solution today, the runner-up in Section Hickory and Warren are Two (Hickory or Warren) "O'" he top of Sec- wili play Harborcreek on standines with 200 Club Sets Toumey Plans The Warren Woman Bowling A.ssociation’s 200 Club Tournament has been scheduled for Saturday and Sunday of this week at the Penn Bowling Center. The event will start on Saturday at half past 2 o’clock with three shifts slated for the day. Sunday afternoon, the event will continue starting at 1 o'clock with another three shifts scheduled. Along with the entrants listed below are the names of the scorekeepers. Saturday 2:30 p.m.: Ruth Lind. Jan Darts. Lois Rapp. Amelia McClaine. Fran Zolko. Ruth Byers. Roxie F^ldredge. Mary Ann Morgan. Charlotte Kremer. Leona Washburn. Janet Flasher. Janette Brown. Nancy Dunn. Debbie Lucks; Scorekeepers: Joyce Brown. Jaye Pappalardo. Sandra O'Connor. Saturday 4:00 p.m.: Betty Nichols. Lucy Masterson. Red Walsh. Joyce Carlson. Helen Knorpp, Gladys Johnson. Viola Seaquist. Jennie Exiey. Shirley Munch. Barbara Swanson. Sandie Carlson. Mary Pierce. Sandy Font. Diane Suppa; Scorekeepers: Helen Reist. Hulda Leonard. Pat Mattison. Janette Brown. Saturday. 5:30 p.m.: Corky Schumann. Virginia Nelson. Bea Cross. Joanne Terwilliger. Betty Montgomery, Hulda Leonard, Rita Rieder, Helen Reist. Chris Guiley. Jean Tkach. Helen Prowitt. Joanne Reynolds. Sonia Wilson. Carol Sandberg. Meredith Grady. .Judy Jenkins Sadler; Scorekeepers: Jen Clark. Joyce Carlson. Mary Pierce. Mary Ann Schenck Sunday. 1:00 p m,: Marlene Avery. Mary Gründen. Rachel ('ressley, Esther Jenkins. Hester Davis. Fannie McLaughlin. Nancy Come. Mona Wiles. Linda Nuhfer, Sherry Irwin. Lois (iettings, Lois Jean Noel. Doris Ester- Scores NHL Montreal 4, Chicago 2 St. Louis 5, Minnesota 2 NBA Detroit 106, Los Angeles 98 Phoenix 107, Baltinnore 98 Houston 139, Seattle 107 ABA Kentucky 125, Memphis 109 Denver 110, San Diego 109 WHA New York 5, Alberta 4 COLLEGE RESULTS Georgetown, D.C. 77, Fordham 71 Ky. Wesleyan 109, Southern U„ La, 102 Temple 93, Rhode Island 80 S. Illinois 81, Illinois St, 71 Dayton 74, Kent St. 66 Washburn 83, Neb-Omaha 76, overtime Cleveland St. 73, S. Dakota 70 North Park 73, Carroll, Wis. 58 Syracuse 80, Niagara 77, overtime Buffalo 84, St, Francis, Pa. 82 St. Thomas, Minn. 78, Macalester, Minn. 74 Clarion St. 77, Alliance 64 St. Joseph's 76, St. John's 65 Kings, Pa. 79, Hartwick 66 N. Carolina St. 74, Duke 50 W. Mitch. 70, Toledo 54 Hartford 115, Suffolk 78 Kalamazoo 71, Albion 68 N Kentucky 87, Ind. Central 86, ot Definance 92, Goshen 76 Maryland 81, Duquesne 71 Slippery Rock 81, Wstminster, Pa. 77 Cincinnati 78, Xavier, Ohio 68 Maine-Portland 83, Salem St. 72 Johns Hopkins 77, Loyola, Md. 72 West Va. St. 46, West Va. Wesleyan 43 Allegheny Community College 84, Lakeland Community College 74 Maryland 81, Duquesne 71 St. Vincent 80, Grove City 70 Slippery Rock 81, Westminster 77 Detroit Tech 84, St. Clair, Ont. 43 Gettysburg 60, Rider 56 Lycoming 92, Drew 67 Monmouth, N.J. 85, Federal City 74 American 88, LaSalle 79 Virginia Tech 117, Geo. Wash 89 Mianii, Ohio 102, N. Carolina 92 Phila. Textile 73, Drexel 66 Bucknell 51, Delaware 4« Penn. St.-Behrend 94, Brock, Ont 69 La Grange 88, W. Georgia 81 N. Georgia 106, N. Georgia Tech 86 St. Francis, N.Y, 102 CCNY 80 brook. Polly Van Volkinburg, Sheila Weidmaier, Alice Manross; Scorekeepers: Kathy Zolko, Meredith Grady. Anna Spattifor. Joan Gerarde, Sunday, 2:30 pm,: Joyce Hecei. Shirley Fitch. Irene Rice. Gert Duell. Ruth Champion. Jeanette Rulander. Joyce Olson, Kathy Zolko. Louise Maynard, Joan Gerarde, Janice Acklin. Ruth Daelhousen. Coral Hoover. Hazel Bonavita. Donna Farone, Mary Ann Work; Scorekeepers: Charlotte Guiffre. Anna Spattifor. Chris Thompson. Sunday. 4:00 p,m,: Gloria Renton. Donna McDonald. Nell Silvis. Konky Tridico. Jaye Pappalardo. Rose Juliano. Gloria Barone, Betty Ann Lucia, Joan Berdine. Joan Gustafson. Mary Ann Schenck. Charlotte Guiffre, Jen Clark, Norma Rex. Diane Anderson, Shirley DiPierro; Scorekeepers: Joyce Olson, Ruth Daelhousen. Shirley Fitch. Gert Duell. Thursday, March 1 at 8:30 p.m. in Edinboro College’s McComb Field House as the second game of a doubleheader. The first encounter that night will pit the Youngsville Eagles (Class B) against General McLane at 7 o’clock. The winner (Hickory or Warren) of Section Two will draw a bye in the first round of intradistrict play. It will then engage in the playoffs on Tuesday, March 6 at 7 o’clock in Edinboro against the winner of the Cathedral Prep vs. Section One runner-up game—Erie Tech or Erie Strong Vincent. In the event of a tie between Hickory and Warren for the Section Two leadership after regulation play tomorrow night, a neutral site will have to be agreed upon tion Two standings 12-3 records. In Class C competition, two Upper Allegheny Valley League schools besides Youngsville will be represented: Spartansburg, now 8-3, and West Forest, 7-4, are the two teams with the best records thus far. However, if West Forest should lose Friday and Eisenhower was to beat Spartansburg, there would be a two-way tie for the second runner-up slot and a settlement must be made before district competition commences. The first runner-up in the UAVL will play Union City, Tuesday, Feb. 27 at Corry High School. The second runner-up will play the winner of the Commodore Perry- Cochranton (Crawford County runner-up) at o’clock Friday, March at Edinboro. Local Gals Swamp Oil City Sw^immers Warren YMCA girls defeated Oil City last Saturday in all five divisions for a score of 208-87, Warren finishers were as follows: SENIORS Warren 45, Oil City 87 200 Free - 1, K, Olson; 40 Free - 1. K. O'Neil, 160 IM - I. L. Gregersen; Diving - 1. G, Sando; 100 100 Fly - 1. L. Gregersen; 100 Free — 1. G. Sando; 100 Back - 2. K. Olson, 100 Breast - 1. K O'Neil; 160 Free Relay - 1. K. Olson, K. O'Neil, L. Gregersen, G. Sando. JUNIORS Warren 69, Oil City 0 160 Med Relay - 1. N. Hill, G. Bunce, D Leasure, S. Myers; 200 Free — 1. J. Robertson, 2. D. Leasure; 40 Free — 1. J. White, 2. P, Wolfe, 160 IM - 1. S. Wingert; Diving - I N. Hill, 2. B. Hoffman; 100 Fly — I D. Leasure; 100 Free — 1. P. Wolfe, 2. S. Meyers; 100 Back — 1. J. White, 2. S. Wingert; 100 Breast - 1. J. Robertson; 160 Free Relay - 1. P. Wolfe, S. Wingert, J. Robertson, J. White. PREPS Warren Si, Oil City 23 160 Med Relay — I. J Winans, T. Hourigan, T. Condio, A Wolfe; 40 Free — 1. A. Wolfe; 160 IM - 1. T. Condio, 2 T. Hourigan; 40 Fly - 1. T. Condio, 2. S. Wolfe; 100 Free — 1. A. Wolfe, 2. A. Robertson; 40 Back — 1. J. Winans, 3. L. Hanson; 40 Breast-2. T. Hourigan, 3. A. Robertson; 160 Free Relay —1. A Robertson, G. Drayer, L. Holtz, S. Wolfe CADETS Warren 43, Oil City 27 40 Free - 1. L. Huey, 2. J. Wingert; 80 IM - 2 A. Hill, 3. B Phillips, Diving - 1. L Huey, 2, D. Daley; 40 Fly - 1. A Hill, 2 B, Phillips, 100 Free - 2 D. Daley, 3 J Wills, 40 Back - 1, J Wingert; 40 Breast -IN Hart, 3. K. O'Neil. MIDGETS Warren 27, Oil City 15 20 Free - 2, C. Bunce, 3. P, LeMeur; 20 Fly — 1. C. Bunce, 2, L, Siggins, 20 Back — 2. L. Sokolski, 3, M. Kemp, 20 Breast-2. L. Wightman, 3, S. Daley; 80 Free Relay-1. L. Wightman, Liz Sokolski, P. LeMeur, C Bunce. This was our last "dual" meet of the season. Warren girls finished 4-3. Feb 2324 is the league championship meet being held at Edinboro College. Racing s Richard Petty Not Yet Ready To Retire (c) N.Y Times News Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. The fu manchu mustache that Richard Petty sports these days may .suggest he is jazzing up his image, but actually it reflects the fact that F^etty is so sure of him.self that he can do anything he wants to. After all he is. at 35. the all-time big winner in grand national stock-car racing—more than 150 victories and $1 million—and he has had every honor there is in racing. Petty is the only man ever to win four grand national championships (to do that he had to beat the record jointly held by his father, Lee Petty), As Richard F^etty begins his IBth year of grand national competition, he appraises the new season with the experienced eye of an old pro. He’s seen it all before. And yet—he still likes winning. “I think the thrill is still there just as much as ever.” Petty said as he played host at a reception given by STP. for whom he will drive again this season. ‘The big difference is that you get over it quicker.” The man whom everyone knows as liichard (never “Dick”) is far from jaded. It’s only that his values have shifted a bit. ‘‘After you’ve won your first race,” he said, “you can carry the excitement only so far for the rest the day. or maybe the next day or two,” Today, the limit of Petty’s excitement is ‘‘the tunnel,” the exit from the infield of a race track to the highway back to home base at Randleman. N,C, ‘‘The thrill is there to begin with.” he explained, ‘‘but soon as you go through that tunnel you forget about it and start thinking about your next race,” And winning is still important, Petty observed that every time he steps into a race car. someone reminds him he is breaking a record, “Heck, after a while, you lose the incentive to break marks.” he said, ‘‘The incentive is to win the race, the heck with the records. After all. most of the time I’m breaking my own records anyhow,” In an earlier conversation a few days ago. I^etty had shown some ambivalence about retiring, ‘‘Sometimes when you’re dirty. hungry, tired, strung out and hung up.” he .said with a sigh, “you kinda wonder whether driving race cars really means that much to you “You fiddle with things, not really feeling you want to race. Then you get in the car and the race starts. And you want to win more than ever Then quitting is far awav,” Squire Pilot Happy For Small Favors Elementary Wrestling Results of elementary wrestling: this week’s recreational 70 - Graziano pined B, Fiscus 2nd; T. Littlefield pin J. Swanson 2nd; S. Taylor dec. T Cooper 2-0. 80 — Lyle tied Riche, 6-6; Albaugh pin Nelson 2nd, 90 - Wineriter pin Pepper 1st; Froman dec. Kay 6-1; Holden dec. Campbell 6-2; Sorensen pin Briggs 1st. 100 - T. Sundberg dec. Barhite 14-6, M. Sundberg dec. T. Fiscus 6-5. Team Scores Edinboro 20 Slippery Rock 15 Penn State 14 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Virginia Coach Al Bianchi was happy—not because his Squires had lost, but because they hadn’t gotten clobbered. ‘‘I thought that, early in the game, they had a chance to blow us out,” he said of the Memphis Tams. ‘‘I was happy to see us hang in there, because we’ve been blown out a lot late- l.v. ‘‘But when we made our run at them, they had the poise they needed and they got the big hoop when they needed it.” The Squires, trailing virtually the entire way Tuesday night, sliced the Memphis lead to 103-102 with 40 seconds to play as Virginia rookie George Gervin popped in five quick points. But George Thompson responded with a field goal and George Lehmann added a pair of free throws to sew up the Tams' 107-103 victory. ‘‘This was a good win for us.” said Memphis Coach Bob Bass. “We knew we had to win tonight no matter what New York did.” What the Nets did was lose 123-106 to the Carolina. What that did was allow the Cougars to widen their lead over idle second-place Kentucky to 4 games in the American Basketball Association East. And. equally important, it enabled the Tms to edge within 24 games of fourth-place New York in the scramble for the division’s final playoff berth. In the only other ABA game. Dallas defeated Indiana 119-112. In the National Basketball Association. Boston beat Phoenix 107-97. Buffalo clipped Kansas City-Omaha 113-106, Milwaukee mauled (.’leveland 118-100. New York nipped Portland 110-106, Chicago clubbed Los Angeles 10389 and (iolden State stopped Atlanta 118-115, ‘‘Our team defense was real good and we stopped their fast break real well.” Bass said of his Tams’ performance against the Squires, And he had some special praise for an individual’s defense, too, ‘‘Will Jones played a super game against Julius Erving,” he said, Erving. the ABA’s No, 1 scorer with a 31-point average, was held to 20 against the Tams, who were paced by Randy Denton's 23 points. KOMETIK SNOWMOIILIS Mini • Cyclti • SnowmoblU Oil lELn IIKES 723^931 869 Y«nk«» Buih Rotd W«rr»n, P«.
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