The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas on February 3, 1969 · Page 12
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12 9t» Vvfitanra »uu Monday, February 3. 1969 W J Rebs End Road Series With 107-78 Setback Bj GAKY SHKKKR 11 Diings weren't looking badly enough already, the Lee College Kebels will be adding another problem Tuesday night as the San Jacinto Havens invade the Lee Drive gym. The Kebs are at their lowest point ot I lie season as they came up with iero wins on their recent live-game road series and during Hie loss skein managed to lose any cohesiveness they might tiave had. "Wu jus! can't (ind a winning combination," Coach John AK'Connidv commented after ihe Kebels had taken a 107-78 drubbing at the hands of the St. Phillips JU quintet at San An- loiiio Saturday night. iMft'onnick said he and Assistant Coach Mike Heliey plan 10 start ail over again in Monday's practice and search out the Dome Cycle Race Adds Briton Ace HOUSTON (Sp) — Barry Bnygs. tour-time World Short 1'rack Motorcycle Racing Champion from London, England, has entered the Second Annual National indoor Short 1'rack Championships in the Astrodome Kriday. I'he ^-year-old, 14-year pro- tessiunal racing veteran in England, New Zealand, Australia and South Africa has been tunned a pre-race favorite, linggs comes to Houston directly troin a race in Spain. The S20.UOU American Motorcycle Association sanctioned Astrodome races will feature .\ational Indoor Steeplechase Championships at 8 P.M. Satuiday. Gary Nixon, last years Houston Indoor Short 1'rack Champion and the 1%7 iind MS Grand National Champion Irom Baltimore, Maryland, will return to the PACE Management produced events. 1'nne trials are scheduled from iti a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. 1'ickets are on sale at Foley's l'ickul Centers and the Astrodome. right combination that will make the rust ol the season. I'he LC mentor pointed out that in the St. Phillip's game, the Kebels got their shots but nothing would go in for them. I'he game paraded the two team's meeting in Bay town in January. But, instead of LC catching up after St. Phillip's got oil to a fiol start, this time me winners kept gelling hotter while the Hebels froze stiff. Saturday night's victor is the last team that Ihe Rebs have beaten which was back on Jan. 1H. The team that started the Hed and Gray cagers on their present loss sireak, San Jacinlo, will most likely keep the sireak going Tuesday night. The Havens have just one toss Uus season and as comparison, clobbered St. Phillip's in San Antonio Friday night by some (MJ points. Therefore, things look even darker for the LC crew. With their record slipping to i;t-la, chances ol a winning reason are starting to look slim. Alter Tuesday night's match with San Jac, the Rebs will hit the road lor the last time Feb. 7-8 with games against Victoria JC and Hoc County ol Beeville. The Rebels will then finish the season with successive home games against Wharlon County, Sduih Texas JC, and Blinn JC. LC has played each of these teams already this season, and ihuir combined record against these teams is (i-5. SCORE BY QUARTER Let college 24 54—7* ,1. PMIIIp'S 44 .1—187 LAYBR FO FT FF TP RICKY BKAL Irnra •ollord CMtufll MvdM S«lvtv O»ll*r TOTALS PLAYER Armllrang S try trawl t 1 < 4 1 7 1 4 1 30 ST. PHILLIP'S FC FT 9T IP 7 M 5 14 Hwry futln i* MtrtlMX PM«V Wllb*N TOTALS 1 • 1 T 1 • 4 *t if a* w 3 u it 7 U t » s 4 Central LL To Elect Officials The Baytown Central Little League will hold a meeting at 7 p. in. Monday at the Chamber of Commerce Building at the corner of Main and Texas Avenues. The purpose of the meeting is lo elect officers and directors for ihe coming year. All parents of boys now in the league plus parents ol prospective player: are urged to attend Ihe meeting :^ J 1 GARY SHERER, Sport* Editor & :*:*:*>w-:-:-:<v::::X-s*^^^ SWC Cage Showdown To Happen Tuesday By DENNE H. FREEMAN Associated Press Sports Writer Clutch-playing Texas A&M risks its unblemished Southwest Conference basketball record at Waco Tuesday night against the dangerous Baylor Bears and ook for Aggie coach Shelby Metcalf to be wearing his secret weapon. Kidded almost to the point of embarrassment by his players, Metcalf has been wearing the same flashy outfit—part of it from Ireland—for luck. The Aggies have won three of their five SWC games by a ;x>int and came on strong to defeat Texas 65-57 Saturday in Austin in a crucial match. 'Well, I started wearing this maroon plaid coat and a maroon tie that was bought in Ireland," Metcalf laughs, "but what really cracks the boys up is my gray flannel slacks. They keep telling me they look like lev is. 'But I'm going to keep on wearing it. There's one thing about it. It's the type of rig that wouldn't make you care if they threw you in the shower. On the serious side, Metcalf said A&M will have to play "one of our best ball games, to stay with them. Baylor plays real good defense. They were well disciplined and have some good athletes. That Tommy Bowman is a real leaper and can give you a tough time on the boards." He said he was proud of the way his team has been playing on the road but said, "It's too early in the race to get excited. I can stand these close games just as long as we win." Metcalf declined an invitation to predict the winning record but said "An 11-3 would be a pretty good season. We're just playing them one at a time." Baylor is 4-1 following a hectic 71-68 victory over Rice Saturday. Ronnie Peret, AfcM's 6-foot-9 muscle man, scored 26 points and hauled in 10 rebounds to pace s the Aggies, 'It was one of Ronnie's finest games," Metcalf said. "We were real fortunate to get the ball inside to him and Billy Bob Barnett." While all eyes will be on Waco Tuesday night, Texas Tech (2-3) will be at Arkansas (1-4). Texas Christian (1-5) will be at Sam Houston State for a non-conference game. The scrappy Southern Methodist Mustangs, in the thick of the fight with a 4-2 record don't play until Saturday night when they host Arkansas. Texas (3-2) travels to Houston to play Rice (1-4) Wednesday night in another important game. SPOtT SHORT SAW DIEGO (AP) — Jack NicRJ'aus has won all of the major golf tournaments in the world, but there was a special something in his victory in the $150,000 Andy Williams San Diego Open Sunday. A lilile wide-eyed al all the post-tournament excitement and press interviews were his two handsome youngsters, Steven, 5, and Jack, 7. ' Barbara, Jack's pretty wife, explained: "This is the first time they were present when Jack won a tournament." Celtics' Russell Injures BOSTON (AP) - The Bocton Celtics, struggling in defena* of their National Basketball |Aaao- cbtion championship, found thwnaehres In serious trouble today with Player-Coach Bill Ru*- aett hospitalized and lost for at ka*t a week. Rua*«, who hae led the Gel- tics to W titles with brilliant defensive play in his dozen yews as a pro, suffered severely strained ligaments in his right knee in a 9644 loss to the New York Knicks Sunday at Boston Garden. With New York in front 96-92, the 6-foot-9 Russell took a pas and scored a layup. He fell hard to UM floor and writhed in pain a* th4vKnkk» ran out the final 12 aaoondc. Ruaseii, 36, finally was carried on a stretcher to the dressing room and transferred SO minute* later to University Hospital, when Xrays were negative. Dr. Thomas Suva, the team physician, said a bone specialists would examine the injury in 24 hours. Barring unforeseen swelling he was "vary optimistic that Russell would be able to return to the Celtics in a week or 10 days." General Manager Red Auer back, who turned over the coaching reins to Ruaaril aftw the HIM6 season, announced he would return to the bench on a temporary basis. In other games Baltimore walloped Detroit 12M», Philadelphia overcame CUcago 112104, Atlanta defeated San Diego 115-103, Phoenix nipped Milwaukee 122-121 and San Francisco outlasted Los Angeles 122-117 In three overtimes. In the American Basketball Association Sunday, Dallas trimmed Kentucky 104-101, Houston defeated Miami 94-89, Miami bounced Indiana 130-113, New York whipped Los Angeles Knee 9646 *nd Denver topped Oakland I*-** NBA Eastern Division W. L. Pet. G.B. 38 15 .717 36 17 .679 2 38 a .644 3 34 20 .630 4^ 28 25 .528 10 23 33 .411 16H 15 41 .268 24 H West Virginia's Larry Woods, left, and St. John's University's Dan Cornelius, right, put their heads together as they go after rebound in St. John's Alumni Hall. Baltimore Phila'phla New York Boston Cincinnati Detroit Milwaukee Western Division Los Angeles Atlanta San Fran. San Diego Chicago Seattle Phoenix 38 18 35 22 30 .679 .614 3!4 .455 12J4 .436 14 .411 15 .333 19^ 25 23 31 23 33 19 38 12 42 .222 25 Sunday's Results New York 96, Boston 94 Baltimore 128, Detroit 106 San Fran. 122, Los Angeles 117, 3 overtimes Phoenix 122, Milwaukee 12 Phila'phia 112, Chicago 104 Atlanta 115, San Diego 103 Only games scheduled Today's Games Los Angeles at Seattle Chicago at Baltimore Only games scheduled ABA Eastern Division W. L. Pet. G.B. 26 21 Minnesota Kentucky Indiana Miami New York 26 22 27 26 22 24 14 34 .553 - .509 2 .478 3 1 / .292 12V Western Division Oakland 38 6 .864 Denver 29 20 .592 11W New Orleans 24 24 .500 16 Los Angeles 21 27 .438 19 Dallas 19 25 .532 19 Houston 14 31 .311 TAVt Sunday's Results New York 96, Los Angeles 85 Dallas 104, Kentucky 101 Houston 94, Minnesota 87 Miami 130, Indiana 113 Denver 119, Oakland 105 Today's Game New York at Miami Pockoqe Store 2*1 1 MwUl St. Ota 2 Cans 3/C y Preston* t ANTIFREEZE • Libbys Low Calorie t PEACHES 4 Libbys t PEARS Gal. 1 2 Cans C«tipb«Ms CHkk*n ft Noodle SOUP UM»ys CORNED BEEF '-' & 6k Al*ms f ofefc WYROBY PICKLES * 49c Kraft TARTAR SAUC? 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