Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on November 15, 1967 · Page 2
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Carroll, Iowa
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Wednesday, November 15, 1967
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Bowling 2nd, Heelan 10th- Waterloo E. Top Club By The Associated Press For the second straight year. Waterloo East's awesome bundle of football dynamite is The Associated Press' mythical state high school champions. It's not hard to see why. Unbeaten in 20 games, Coach Howie Vernon's Trojans outscored nine foes 308-58 this fall. Only one game was close. The rest, including several matches with other rated teams, were routs. East was named first on 22 of the 30 ballots cast by state sports writers and sportscasters, picking up 291 points. Unbeaten Des Moines Dowl- tng, named first on six votes, was a distant runner-up with 238 — |ust 21 points ahead of ! ELKS STAG MENU Thursday November 16 Thanksgiving dinner. Roast A Capon with dressing and all the trimmings will be served. third-place Cedar Rapids Washington. Cedar Rapids Jefferson, the AP's mythical champs in 1964 and 1965 and last year's runner up, was fourth. Undefeated Fairfield was fifth, followed in order by Burlington, Cedar Rapids Regis, West Des Moines Valley, Clar- Inda and Sioux City Heelan. East, on top of the rankings all season, polished off its brilliant season by routing city-rival West 40-7 last weekend. The Trojans ripped through enemy lines for a total of 2,876 yards on the ground this season, and added another 1,090 through the air. Their prime assault weapon was fullback Tom Smith, a 210-pounder with tremendous running ability. He scored 19 touchdowns and rushed for 1,303 yards in 150 carries — an average of 1.7 per try. Two of East's victories (25-0 over Burlington and 25-6 over Cedar Rapids Regis) were against teams that won all of the rest of their games. The only tight game was a 6-0 conquest of Dubuque Wahlert. Dowllng moved up one place to second after stopping then eighth - ranked and previously Times Herald, Carroll, la. Wednesday, Nov. 15, 1967 unbeaten Webster City 26-6 over the weekend. It was the first perfect season ever for the Maroons. Cedar Rapids Washington, East's closest challenger during the last half of the campaign, slipped to third after losing 27-7 to Molinc—one of Illinois' lop teams. It was the only setback in nine games for Washington, and deprived it of the Mississippi Valley Conference title. Jefferson, with a loss to Washington the only blemish on its record, closed by blasting Davenport West 46-7. Regis bowed out by stopping Waterloo Columbus 34-12, while No. 6 Burlington won its eighth straight by beating strong Fort Madison 26-16. No. 8 West Des Moines Valley, which broke into the rankings for the first time a week ago, lost only to DCS Moines Roosevelt in a 7-1 season. No. 9 Clarinda, which silenced all nine of its foes, including Bedford 61-0 last weekend, was ranked for the first time, replacing Webster City after its loss to Dowling. Iowa Valley of Marengo missed the ratings by only a couple of voles. Iowa Valley, 9-0, outscored its opposition 42866 in averaging 47 points per game. Webster City, Shenandoah, Estherville, Harlan, Mason City, Fort Madison and Marshalltown were the other top votegettcrs among Ihe also-rans. THE TOP TEN (First-place votes in parentheses, with points awarded on a 10 for first, 9 for second, etc., basis.) 1. Waterloo East (22) 291 2. Des Moines Dowling (6) 238 3. Cedar Rapids Wash 217 4. Cedar Rapids Jefferson 190 5. Fairfield (2) 159 6. Burlington 112 7. Cedar Rapids Regis 110 8. West Des Moines Valley 139 9. Clarinda 37 10. Sioux City Heelan 26 Others receiving votes, listed in alphabetical order: Ames, Anamosa, Atlantic, Audubon, Bettendorf, Camanche, Carroll Kuemper, Carson - Macedonia, Clinton, Davenport Central, Dubuque, Eldora, Estherville, Exira, Fort Madison, Cowrie Prairie, Grinnell, Harlan, Marengo Iowa Valley, Marshalltown, Mason City, Melcher-Dallas, Oakland, Perry, Reinbeck Shenandoah, Storm Lake, Urbandale, Waco of Olds, Webster City. Slim Odds For Tiger Over Rouse LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP)-Dick Tiger is the light heavyweight boxing champion of the world and he defends the title here Friday night against Montana's No. 1-rated 175-pounder, Roger Rouse, who admits he was once the best street brawler in Anaconda. The 38-year-old Tiger— christened Richard Hietu in faraway Nigeria — has his immediate thoughts pinned on the nationally televised fight. But his deepest concern hinges on the turmoil in Africa and the safety of his family in the new secession state of Biafra in the eastern part of Nigeria. Tiger is staying and training at a downtown hotel. The most important furnishing in his room is a shortwave radio. It is tuned in on the Voice of America. Before and after drills Tiger has the set on, trying to hear anything possible of the strife in his native country. "I have a wife and six chil dren—it should be seven by now—and I haven't been able to hear a word about them since I left for this country," Tiger said Tuesday, venturing into a personal and political subject he doesn't like to dwell upon because of the possible repercussions to his family. Keep « WelY> Keep ster Brau Put it e taste test We re expect'^ By The Associated Press Iowa State's Tom Busch, one of the best all-around backs in 3ig Eight history and No. 3 on he pass receiving lists, will inish his career Saturday igainst Oklahoma State at Ames. This 6-foot, 190-pounder flyer hasn't had as much publicity as some since the Cyclones haven't come close to a championship, but he rates at the top. Consider these credentials: 1.1,271 yards in pass reviving, the first two years in the shadow of talented split end ~!ppie Barney, Busch is only 140 yards short of the all-time lead- ir, Jim Doran of Iowa State, and just 80 behind Barney. He has averaged 15.9 yards a catch. 2. A dangerous runner who has done 100 yards in 9.8 seconds, Busch is just 51 yards short of 1,000 in kickoff return yardage. He has averaged 25.6 yards per return. 3. He also owns a career average of 5.3 yards a rushing play. all categories he has gained 2,441 yards and averaged 15.7 a play. ' 4. Busch set a school record last year by kicking 6 of 10 field goal attempts. He also made 16 of 17 conversion kicks. He was relieved of these duties this fall because of sophomore specialist Vern Skripsky. He still does some of the punting and is fourth in the league at 39.3. Busch is a frank and refreshing young man who doesn't dodge tough questions. He's full of confidence and bold enough Busch Rates As Top Big 8 Back to wear No. 13 jersey. Jinxes don't concern him—he wore No. 13 in high school, too. His top thrill in college wasn't one of his several touchdown bombs. It was Tom Busch Day staged by Garner residents at the home opener. Even if Busch breaks Doran's league record, it won't last long. Dave Jones, Kansas State junior, already has 1,180 pass receiving yards. Two Big Eight passers already have passed for more than 1,000 yards this season and three more could make it by season's end. This compares with only nine 1,000-yard season passers in league history. Bob Douglass of Kansas has 1,165, Bill Nossek of K-State 1,025, Frank Patrick of Nebraska 998. Iowa State's John Warder needs 144 and Oklahoma's Bob Warmack is averaging over 100. In total offense, Douglass Is far in front and No. 8 nationally with 1,486, needing 264 in two games to break the league record. In rushing, Oklahoma's Ron Shotts leads teammate Steve Owens 569 to 566 with Nebraska's Dick Davis at 555, Missouri's Barry Lischner 542 and K-State's Cornelius Davis 520. Colorado's Charles Greer leads with 310 yards in punt returns and needs 51 more to break the league mark of 927 by Jack Mitchell of Oklahoma. Missouri's Roger Wehrli is the kickoff return leader with 279 and a 34.9 average. K-State's Bob Coble leads with a 42.8 punting average and Owens with 54 points. Boston Star Gets Loop 9 s MVP Award NEW YORK (AP) - Carl Yastrzemski of the Boston Red Sox, coming within a single first-place vote of unanimous selection, was named the American League's Most Valuable Player for the 1967 baseball season today. The 28-year-old outfielder, winner of_.the circuit's Triple Crown while leading the Red Sox to their first pennant since 1946, drew 19 votes for first place and one for second in the balloting by 20 members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America. Cesar Tovar, a Minnesota sparkplug while playing second base, third base and center field, drew the other first- place vote, but finished in a seventh-place tie in the overall balloting. Tovar batted .267 last season. Yastrzemski thus failed to match the unanimity achieved by Orlando Cepeda of the St. Louis Cardinals in capturing the National League's MVP award last week. Yastrzemski collected 275 points in becoming the first Red Sox player since Jackie Jensen in 1958 to take the MVP prize. The voting by two baseball writers from each city was on a basis of 14 points for a first-place vote, 9 for second, 8 for third down to 1 for each 10th place vote. Twins' slugger Harmon Killebrew placed second with 161 points followed by catcher Bill Freehan of Detroit, 137 points, pitcher Joe Horlen of the Chicago White Sox 91, outfielder Al Kaline of Detroit 88, and pitcher Jim Lonborg of Boston, 82. .Tovar and shortstop Jim Fregosi of California had 70 point: apiece. Pitcher Gary Peters of the White Sox and first baseman George Scott of Boston rounded out the first 10 on an over-all list of 24. Frank Robinson of Baltimore, a unanimous choice as AL MVP in 1966, finished llth this year with only 31 points. He was side lined for almost four weeks with a mild concussion that resultec in double vision, but still wounc up second to Yastrzemski in batting with a .311 average. Yastrzemski's batting mark was .326. He tied Killebrew for the home run title with 44 and led the RBI with 121. The Boston star's contribution was rarely more evident than during the final two days of the regular season when the Rec Sox were struggling to beat the Twins and Detroit Tigers to th< wire. In the next-to-last game of tfo campaign, he drove in four run. on three hits, including a horn er, as Boston downed Minnesota 64. The following day, Yaz col lected four hits and two RBI. Mike Blum Top Player At Manning MANNING — Mike Blum Manning senior, was named most valuable football player of banning Community School ;hls week. Coach Larry Rowedder pre- s e n t e d twenty-two football awards at the annual banquet. First year awards went to Ion Arp, Terry Jensen, Terry Sargens, Mike Schwaller, Mark Spack, Larry Stangl, Kenny Sturm and Doug Musfeldt. Second year awards: Gary foueven, Gary Kuhl, Bob Case, John Croghan, John D o b 1 e r, Mark Heinicke, Lyle Karsten, jarry Mohr, David Schroeder, Curt Struve. Third year awards went to Mike Blum, Kelly Pratt, and Dale Moeller. Blum and Pratt also received captain's stars. Bob Case and Dale Moeller were selected as co-captains for the 1968 season, when 16 lettermen will be returning to the squad. One hundred ninety-five were served at the banquet, including the players and cheerleaders, their parents, coaches and their wives and special guests, who sponsored films during the season, and aided the team in other ways. Bronwen Morris, AFS student from New Zealand, also attended. Coach Rowedder acted as master of ceremonies, introducing the players, cheerleaders, coaches and guests. The team's co-captains presented gifts to Coach Rowedder, Coaches John Pierson and Ron Van Der Meide and the scout, Scott Robinson. Special "fun" awards were made to Coach Rowedder and to Mrs. Donna Hargens, the 1967 football "Mother", who attended all junior high, reserve and varsity games. Dale Moeller was the "tape can" award recipient. Joe Espenhover, who was i n j u r e d in the Ar-We-Va game was the only player unable to attend the banquet which closed with showing ef game films. Plans for the dinner were made by mothers of senior players, with Mrs. Leo Blum and Mrs. Ray Pratt as chairmen, assisted by Mrs. Herman Ruhde, head hot lunch cook. Yas Credits Award To Fellow Players BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Carl Yastrzemski said today he was disappointed that the vote that brought him the American League's Most Valuable Player award was not unanimous. "I'm slightly disappointed it wasn't unanimous. But the big thing is to win it," said the Boston Red Sox slugger, here for a speaking engagement. Podolak Ranks 24th in Nation NEW YORK (AP) - Even though he has missed Iowa's last two football games, quarterback Ed Podolak ranks 24th in the country in total offense, according to NCAA, statistics Wednesday. WHAT AN OFFER! ANY SIZE LISTED else Tax, sales tax, and 2 trade- size off your car. Dirtrlbutod Ry Th« L. A. Smith C». YES YOU CAN Boy These W ICE GRIP STUDS WINTER TREADS ' RETREADS ON SOUND TIRE BODIES OR ON YOUR OWN TIRES Built with the same tread design and same high quality tread rubber as new Firestone Town A Country tiresl ANY SIZE LISTED WHITEWALLS OR BLACKWALLS 7.75-14 7.15-14 -7.35-14 7.00-14 frl-C 6.50-14 6.70-15 7.75-15 7.35-15 6.40-15 7.00-13 £.50-13 6.00-13 M-S6'9 Sl-OS'9 LISS TIRE AND SERVICE At The West Edge of Carroll on Hi-way 30

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