Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on November 15, 1977 · Page 6
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Page 6 Garden City Telegram Tuesday, November 15, 1977 Busters Raise Roof, Clip McCook, 68-67 By LEE STUART A new era in Garden City Community College basketball dawned Monday night, and the Broncbuslers shone brightly, scrapping past visiting McCook, Neb., 68-67 before a raucous crowd in the GCCC gymnasium. The victory was new head coach Dave Lindsey's first at the college level and provided the Busters a 1-0 record. McCook, sporting a roster that appeared to have been compiled by the United Nations, dropped to 0-1. The struggle was every bit as tense as the final score would imply. It was spiced by 34 turnovers, 17 by each squad, 40 personal fouls, 17 ties and 17 lead changes. Neither team could mount more than an eight-point advantage. Garden City recorded the initial points of the season when sophomore guard Kirk Hemmert swished an 18-foot jumper 29 seconds into the game. The Busters popped in two more unanswered buckets for a 6-0 lead before McCook settled down and trimmed the deficit to three at 7-4. With Hemmert and Tony Byles, a slender 6-3 guard from Brooklyn, N.Y., shouldering most of the load, GCCC zipped to its largest lead of the night at 20-12 with about nine minutes remaining in the half. But McCook's full-court pressure began to frustrate the Busters. They committed a flurry of errors, allowing the Indians to rally for their first lead, 26-25 at the 6:50 mark. Larry Harrison, a 5-7 guard from Washington, D.C., and Kirby Grant, a 6-4 sophomore from Denver, spearheaded the comeback with repeated steals leading to 15-foot jumpers. They are two of 13 out-of-state players on the Indian roster. The teams exchanged baskets for much of the remainder of the half —John Dreihling hitting for straight buckets for GCCC—until the Buster poured in six striaghl points in the final 54 seconds for a 43-40 intermission advantage. Dreihling finished the half with 14 points, Byles with nine and Hemmert with seven. Harrison had 12 and Jim Owens eight for the Indians. Early in the second half, GCCC's front line began dishing out the punishment Lindsey knew it was capable of all during pre-season drills. Gilbert Maxwell, a 6-6 fresh- Tetegram*$ Sports man from Buffalo, N.Y., and Mike Darby, a 6-5 native of Brooklyn who scored 34 points in last week's alumni game, combined for 10 points in the initial four minutes to spark GCCC to a 51-46 lead. Included in the spurt was the first slam dunk of the year — Darby hammering it home on a breakaway. McCook wouldn't fold, however, and stayed close behind the outside shooting of 6-4 freshman Anthony Campbell. Neither unit could forge more than a three-point edge during the final 13:40 of the game. In fact, the last score of the contest came with 2:15 left when Johnny Brown, another GCCC freshman from New York, canned one of two free throws for the 68-67 lead. GCCC employed its delay game for about 50 seconds before losing control with l: 14 left. Brown stole it right back 16 ticks later, and worked it to Maxwell, who was fouled with 33 seconds showing. Maxwell missed the free throw, but Doug Beforl, one of only four players returning from last year's 4-23 team, rebounded. Harrison intentionally fouled Byles moments later, but he was unable to convert. McCook gained possession with 26 seconds left and played for the final shot. Grant launched a jumper from 20 feel away on the baseline jusl as lime expired, but the ball bounced high off the rim, preserving the Busters' win. "It was a great game because we won," an ecstatic Lindsey said after the game. "We still made a lot of mistakes, but we played hard and the kids were happy to win before the home crowd." Lindsey, who replaced former coach Duane Channell, and assistants Forbes Lapp and Lester Roberts, both New York transplants, singled out the play of Dreihling, Maxwell, Brown and Byles. NEW GARDEN City Community College head basketball coach Dave Lindsey (center) exalts as his team hangs on Monday night for a 68-67 season-opening victory over McCook, Neb. Assistant coach Forbes Lapp, left, and freshman guard Tony Byles (40) join the celebration. The Brone- busters travel to Amarillo, Texas Thursday. John Montre Oklahoma Aide Headed for KSU? KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Notes and quotes from the Big Eight coaches briefing: The Oklahoma Sooners have one of the most awesome running games in the country, but that doesn't stop OU coaches from casting a covetous eye in the direction of Nebraska walkon I.M. Hipp. "I've got lo believe Terry Miller is faster overall, and I don't want to put Terry down," said Larry Lacewell, Sooner assistant coach. "But I.M. Hipp seems to have more slylish, whalever you call them, showtime moves. Terry just blasts out; he's a knock 'em back kind of runner. "I'll say one thing. If he's (Hipp) got any brothers that want to walk on down here, we've got scholarships for them." Lacewell, one of the most respected assistants in the country, has been mentioned in connection with the Kansas Lady Golfers Draw Charter The Buffalo Dunes Women's Golf Association slaged a regular meeling Nov. 10, with the presentation of the initial draft of ils constitution highlighting the activilies. Mike Jusl, president of the men's association, discussed his group's various projects, and agreed to cooperate with the .women in publishing a newsletter. The women's association will have a "get-acquainled coffee" at 8 p.m. Nov. 28 al the home of Billie and Elsie Plumlee, 209 E. Campbell. Cost is $1, The coffee will be open to all members and prospective members. Stale coaching job being vacaled at the end of the season by Ellis Rainsberger. But Lacewell, although praising the job done by Rainsberger, said he was happy with the Sooners. "I would tell any young coach to go ahead, it's a good opportunity. But I've been at those places, the Wichitas and Iowa Slates," he said. "Larry Lacewell is waiting for that really good job that probably will never come. So I'll probably just stay here and get fired." Rainsberger, whose resignation last week followed a player eligibility scandal and a 19-game conference losing streak, said he hadn't thoughl much about his future after the Wildcats' finale Saturday against Colorado. "I don't have any plans. I jusl hope I can finish as professionally as possible under Ihe circumslances and help make a good transition for the new coaching staff," Rainsberger said. "Secondly, I want to help take care of the current staff and do everything possible to help them find work. After that, I'll worry about Ellis Rainsberger." The Big Eight bowl situation isn't much clearer than it was a week ago, the only certainty being the winner of the Nebraska-Oklahoma game Nov. 25 at Norman goes to the Orange Bowl. But what about the loser — and Iowa State? "There's nothing firm," said Tom Osborne, the Nebraska coach. "But we've talked to Oklahoma and agreed that if there is no arrangement for the loser of our game to go some place, the loser will probably go nowhere." Osborne said that officials from the Gator, Liberty and Sun bowls, in addition to the new Hall of Fame Classic in Birmingham, Ala., had expressed interest in the loser and that an announcement would probably be made before the NU-OU clash. Iowa State Coach Earle Bruce, still bitter about the omission of his 1976 squad from post-season action, was dour when asked about the Cyclones' chances this time around. "I don't know. They told me last year lhal offense takes you lo bowl games. We had the second best offense in the country, and it ^dn't gel us a thing," he said. A viclory Saturday over Oklahoma State would give the Cyclones a 5-2 conference record and an 8-3 mark overall. "We beat a team by the name of Nebraska this year. I don't know why they can go and we can't," he said. "We've got a large following and a good student body, if they're worried about that. We could sell more tickets than you can. shake a stick al. "People would like lo get out of Iowa in the winter time." Yankees $27,758.04 Wealthier NEW YORK (AP) — Thirty New York Yankees are $27,758.04 richer for their winning efforls in the World Series. And Ihis year, they shared the wealth wilh Iheir balboys without being reminded. According to figures released Monday by baseball Commissioner Bowie Kuhn's office, a full share for the losing Los Angeles Dodgers was $20,899.05. The full shares for both teams set World Series records. The Yankees voted 30 full shares and 20 of those went to personnel who had received loser's cuts of $19,935.48 after Ihe 1976 Series. That two-year total of $47,693.52 went to 15 players, including Ron Blomberg, who spent most of the period on the disabled list. Pitcher Ken Clay and desig- nated hitter Cliff Johnson, who joined the team at mid-season, got $20,818.50 Ihree-quarter shares. Outfielder Dell Alston, who shuttled between the Yankees and their Syracuse farm club, received a two- thirds share of $18,505.33. Veleran Jimmy Wynn, released in July, received a half-share of $13,879. Elrod Hendricks, Mickey Klulls and Gil Pallerson, who spent almost all season at Syracuse, got one-third shares of $9,252.67. Six players, including Dave Kingman, who joined the club for Ihe final three weeks of the season, received cash grants of $200 apiece. The Yankees also voted $1,982.71 each to their seven- man ground crew, $1,000 each to their two clubhouse boys, $500 apiece to two special po- licemen and $200 each to their two batboys. The Yankees neglected to pay their batboys after Iheir runnerup finish in the Series last year, saying later that there had been a mixup. They coughed up the shares eventually from a special players fund, only after considerable hue and cry early Ihis year. The Dodger culs included a five-sixlhs share of $17,415.87 to Boog Powell, who was released in Augusl; a three- quuarters share of $15,674.29 lo pitcher Lance Rautzhan, who came up in mid-year, and a two-thirds share of $13,932.70 to outfielder John Hale, who left the club at about the same lime. Al Downing and Stan Wall got $10,449.53 half-shares, while Jerry Grote, Vic Davilillo and Rafael Lan- desloy, who all joined the club in late Augusl, received one- sixlh shares of $3,483.18. The Dodgers also voted cash grants of $250 to $500 to seven other players. The three Los Angeles batboys each received $100. Kansas City's American League West champions received $9,797.73 apiece for a full share while the National League East champion Philadelphia Phillies got $9,661.37 apiece. Baltimore and Boston, tied for second and third place in the American League East behind New York, received a $41,674.51 total per team. Texas, second in the AL West, voted 34 full shares of $1,774.60 each. The Cincinnati Reds got $2,011.35 NL West second-place shares, a big drop from the $26,366.68 full shares the year before when the Reds won the series. "Everyone made mistakes, including those guys, but they also made some great plays. Maxwell got up on the boards like we always knew he could and Brown made some outstanding plays in the last two minutes," Lindsey said. "The important thing was that we didn't quit when we got behind. It was a really salisfying win for the coaching slaff because tonight we saw on the floor some of things we've been trying to get them to do for three weeks." Dreihling led all scorers with 16 points, while Darby added 12, Hemmert 11, Byles nine, Befort and Brown seven each and Maxwell six. Cambrel and Owens had 14 apiece for McCook, Harrison 12 and Grant 11. Garden City connected on 31-71 from the floor for 44 percent, McCook 29-63 for 46 percent. The Busters claimed 37 rebounds to mcCook's 31, with Maxwell taking down 11 and Befort eight. GCCC recorded 17 assists to the Indians' three, but lagged al the free throw line. The Busters hit only 6-21, while McCook converted 7-11. McCook was guily of 26 fouls, the Busters of 14. Garden City travels to Amarillo, Texas Thursday for a Ihree-day round robin tournament. The Busters will lake on Amarillo Thursday, Coffeyville Friday and Hill, Texas Saturday. GCCC Dreihling Darby Hemmerl Byles Befort Brown Maxwell 16 12 11 9 7 7 6 McCook Cambrel 14 Owens 14 Harrison 12 Grant , n Schofield 9 Winston 4 White 3 Texas, Three Chasers Remain at Top of Poll By The Associated Press Texas remains firmly planted at the top of the heap in The Associated Press college football poll, with Alabama, Oklahoma and Ohio Stale refusing to budge from the other top spots. Michigan traded places with Notre Dame for the No. 5 position in the nationwide poll of sports writers and broad- caslers released Monday. Texas, afler an easy 44-14 win over Texas Christian, received 58 of 61 first-place votes and 1,214 of a possible 1,220 points. Alabama, which defeated Miami of Florida 36-0, received one first-place ballot and 983 points while Oklahoma also received one first-place vole and 962 points following a 52-14 rout of Colorado. Ohio State, a 35-7 victor over Indiana, received 819 points. Michigan, sixth a week ago, crushed Purdue 40-7 and polled 655 points while Notre Dame had to rally in the final period for a 21-17 triumph over Clemson and slipped from fifth to sixth with 639 points. Sevent-ranked, Kentucky took the remaining first-place ballot after downing Florida 14-7 and totaled 548 points. The Wildcats were seventh last week, too. Arkansas got 529 points for beating Texas A&M 26-20, Penn State whipped Temple 44-7 and received 458 points and Pitt piled up 377 points for a 52-26 rout of Army, rounding out the Top Ten. Nebraska, Arizona Slate, Florida Stale, Texas A&M, Clemson, Texas Tech, Brigham Young, Norlh Carolina, Washinglon and UCLA make up Ihe Second Ten. Last week, it was Texas A&M, Nebraska, BYU, Southern California, Clemson, Florida State, Arizona State, Texas Tech, North Carolina and Colgate. Southern Cat fell from grace with a 28-10 loss to Washinglon. The victory thrust Ihe Huskies into the Top Twenty for the first time this season. UCLA returned to the ratings after a seven-week absence with a 48-18 decision over Oregon Slate. Colgate made the rankings last week for the first lime in ils history but fell out despite a 48-39 triumph over Northeastern, a Division II club. I.Texas (58) 9-0-01,214 2. Alabama (1)9-1-0983 S.Oklahoma (1)9-1-0962 4.0hio SI. 9-1-0819 S.Michigan 9-1-0655 6.NotreDame8-l-0639 7.Kenlucky( 1)9-1-0548 S.Arkansas 8-1-0529 9.Penn St. 9-1-0458 10.PiUsburgh8-l-1377 11. Nebraska 8-2-0306 l2.Arizona St. 8-1-0165 IS.Florida St. 8-1-0162 14.Texas A&M 6-2-0111 IS.Clemson 7-2-186 IG.Texas Tech 7-2-059 17.BrighamYoung7-2-031 18.NorlhCarolina7-2-128 19.Washington6-4-024 Miller, Mizzou Defender Bag Weekly Recognition KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Terry Miller, Oklahoma State's fabulous running machine, won't come right out and say it. But there's no doubt the senior ball carrier thinks he should win Ihe Heisman Trophy. "I don'l Ihink I would call il unjust (if he didn't win)," Miller said Monday. "It's just a simple question of asking myself, 'What did I not do?'" Thai has not been a question very many people have asked this year about Miller. Last Saturday, for instance, the Cowboy speedster galloped for a school record 246 yards and Iwo touchdowns against Missouri, a performance that has earned him Big Eight Offensive Player of the Week honors. Steve Hamilton, Missouri defensive end who intercepted a deflected pass and scored, was named the top defensive player for his showing in the Tigers' 41-14 victory over Oklahoma Stale at Columbia. Miller, already the conference career rushing leader with 4,602 yards and 1,525 this year, needs just 141 more yards in the Cowboys' finale with Iowa State to become the Big Eight single season leader. "I said this all year and I would say il if we were 11-0," Miller said. "A lol of the lime the Heisman goes to a player on the No. 1 team, and I don't Ihink that's fair. \ "This year I think you can look al the players as individuals and not worry about how their teams are doing." Miller admitted much of his success in three years as a regular at Oklahoma State was due to an ability to stay healthy. "There's not that much difference between pain andinju- ry," he said. "They both hurt the same. The difference is if the doctor says you can't play, it's probably an injury. "I guess I've just been lucky and the good Lord has been looking after me." • , Hamilton thwarted Miller's attempt to single-handedly lead Oklahoma Stale to victory when he picked off a deflected pass in the fourth quarter and raced 12 yards into Ihe end zone to give Missouri a 24-14 lead. Hamilton also had five tack-' les, including one for a 21-yard loss, but it was his TD lhal broke the Cowboys' back and helped spark a 31-point explosion by Missouri in Ihe final quarter. "He had a great, great game," agreed Missouri Coach Al Onofrio. "He's been consislenl all along, doing the things you don't see, like controlling the line. But the pass he caught late was the key play." Eight Perfect Bowling Results Lfl««B«l«A AB» I ••**& *— 7 Marks on Line TOPEKA, Kann. (AP) — Four Kansas 2-A high school football teams will remain undefeated, after playoff games tonight. But the hopes of four other teams for a perfect season, will have been dashed. The fact that all eight teams in the 2-A quarter-finals are undefeated, is unusual. Last year only half the quarterfinalists had perfect records. The winners of tonight's games advance to the semifinal round, Saturday. Beloit, winner of two consecutive titles, heads the list of teams still in contention for this year's 2-A championship. Beloit has won 30 games in a row. None of the other 2-A teams in the running, has won a state football title. Beloit takes its 10-0 record against St. Marys, another 100 team. The game will be played in Topeka, at Seaman high school's Field. Hugoton, ll-o, plays at Oberlin, 10-0. Peabody, 10-0, is al belle Plaine, 10-0. McLouth, 11-0, travels to Baldwin, 10-0. PRAIRIE BELLES Miller Tractor def. PCA, 3-1,2520-2466; J.W. Johnson Constr. def. Coyote Sports Center, 3-1, 2525-2462; Fidelity State Bank def. Campbell Ins., 4-0, 2634-2320; Merrill Impl. def. Kemper Electric, 3-1, 2655-2618. HMO Ind. Women—Jo Taylor, Fidelity Bank, 214. Hi-30 Ind. Women—Jo Taylor, Fidelity Bank, 530. Team Hi-10—Kemper Electric, 924. Team HMO—Fideltiy State Bank, 2634. MONDAY MIXERS Villerreal Carpet def. Monday Muggers, 3-1, 2262-2239; Experimenters def. Dart's Cafeteria, 3-1, 2269-2233; Ladners Mix-It Shop def. Sentry Kennels, 3-1, 2209-2160; D & S Masonry def. Upholstery Center, 3-1,2233-2227. Ill-io Ind. Women—Debbie Richardson, Dart's Cafeteria and Donna Maxwell Upholstery Center, 168. 111-10 Ind. Men—Kenny Dickenson, Villerreal Carpet, 209. HI-30 Ind. Women- Debbie Richardson, Dart's Cafeteria, 448. lli-30 Ind. Men—Kenny Dickenson, Villerreal Carpet, 581. Team 111-10—D & S Masonry, 804. Team HI-30—Experimenters, 2269. HOUSEWIFE Ponderosa Turf def. Kay's Beautyrama, 3-1, 1572-1472; The Nobodies split Garden Bowl, 2-2, 14821537; Schiffelbein Auto def. The Rocks, 3-1, 1576-1461; Ankrom Motor def. Deibert Const., 3-1, 1580-1513; Wiley's Wonders def. Moshers Golf Carts, 3i 2 -i a , 1630-1574. 111-10 Ind. Women-Barb Schiffelbein, Schiffelbein Auto, 205. lli-30 Ind. Women—Wanda Adams, Ponderosa Turf, 531. Team 111-10—Ponderosa Turf, 804. Team 111-30—Wiley's Wonders, 1630. CUP CAKE Dwight Smith Rl. Est. def. Schiffelbein Const., 3-1, 2524-2481; Layne- Western def. American Family, 2-2, 2440-2431; American Impllment . def. Garden City Telegram, 3-1, 2474-2395; Tropical Arena def. Furniture World, 4, ; 0, 2552-2405; Garden Natidnal Bank def: Farm Bureau, 3-1,2631-2544. HMO ind. Women—Edna Fillbeck, American Impl., 204. lli-30 Ind. Women—Edna Fillbeck, American Impl., 534. Team HMO —Farm Bureau, 922. Team 111-30—Farm Bureau, 2631. GUYS AND DOLLS Frazier Welding def. Shot of Daniels, 4-0, 2368-2092; Rookies Too def. Donnies Devils, 2-2, 2241-2227; Pizza Inn def. Grape Nuts, 4-0, 239712222; Wildeman Const, def. Employers Benefit Design, 22, 2251-2229; Mobile Home Spec. def. Gutter Rollers, 3-1,2264-2137. Hi-10 Ind. Women—Imogene Wildeman, Wildeman Const., 201. Hi-lo Ind. Men—Darrell Frazier, Frazier Welding, 206. 1 HI-30 Ind. Women—I la Boone Pizza Inn, 537. HI-30 Ind. Men—Gene Boone Pizza Inn, 539. Team HI-10—Pizza Inn, 835. Team Hi- 30—Pizza Inn, 2397. SPORTSMAN Bonita Beef def. Golden Plains Cr Un., 3-1, 2747-2703; P.C.A. split LStR Repair, 2-2, 2851-2850; Schiffelbein Auto split Moormans, 2-2,2884-2855. Hi-10 Ind. Men-Bill Bird, Moorman 214. , lli-30 Ind. Men—Bill Bird, Moormans, 533. Team Hi-10—Schiffelbein Auto, 1015. Team Hi-30—Schiffelbein Auto, 2884 AMERICAN G.C. Co-op def. Krebs Constr., 2-2 2973-2913; John T. Farms def. K of C, 3-1 2971-2839; Burtis Motor def. S-W Carpel & Tile, 2VHi, 2763-2763; Garden Bowl def. Foster Music, 2-2,2796-2786. HMO Ind. Men—Charley Key, John T. Farms, 226. HI-30 Ind. Men—Charley Key, John T. Farms, 570. Team HMO-John T. Farms, 1065. Team HI-30—G. C. Co-op, 2973.

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