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Hazleton, Pennsylvania
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Tuesday, December 12, 1967
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. . . While the I Little ol' winemaker St. Ga-' briel's used its press to crush i Lehighton's Burgundy like a grape Friday night as the G-i Men rode roughshod to their I fourth straight victory, 102-69. Admittedly, the opposition to date hasn't been all that it could be but the fact remains Lehigh-, ton was 3-0 going into its game ", with the G-Men, who appear to be headed for some kind of a .j regional scoring record this sea-' son. In four games they've piled up 394 points for a per-game average of 98.5, which is uncomfortably close to 100. They've been over the century mark in two of ' the four games and look like a cinch to pass the West Hazle- . ton record of scoring 100 points or better six times in one season (1963-64). That Wildcat team reached a high water mark of 120 and hit 118 on two occasions. It was the same Wildcat team that was humbled by MMI, 7-5, in the most remarkable scholastic basketball game ever witnessed here. The1 slowdown will be used against St. Gabriel's somewhere along the line this season but rules changes since that memorable MMI-West Hazleton freeze, rule out any kind of a repeat. : The Saints are too quick for any protracted slowdown such as the Preppers employed. But to get back to that St. Gabriel's press, it's the impression here that it's getting tighter all the time. Against Wilkes-Barre St. Nicholas in the opener it left a few chinks showing but against Lehighton most of the leaks had been plugged up. In demoralizing the Indians the G-Men were reaping the fruits of an effective press: interceptions that netted easy goals. If someone in these parts has a better press it hasn't been used yet. 24 Hflilewn Stantiord-bpeaKer, luesaay, uecemoer i, itb - ......:... i ' -v Time-Honored Rival Allentown Allen Meets HHS Here Tonight at 8 ' , ' . . " -mm- m d New Rule on Punts Likely To Remain for '68 Season By FRANK ECK AP Newsfeatures Sports Editor Are the athletic directors who are members of the National Collegiate Athletic Association football rules committee ganging up on their hired hands, the men who coach the sport? There may be no answer to the question until January when the coaches meet in New York during the annual NCAA convention. v " While the coaches are busy trying to wind up the football . season, some athletic directors seem to have "a thing" going for them. You might call it electioneering before the polls. It concerns the 1967 punt rule which forbids interior linemen on the punting team from leaving their stations until the ball is punted. ( Both Ivy Williamson, chair man of the rules committee and athletic director at Wisconsin, and Len Casanova, Oregon's athletic director, have said in effect: "I see nothing wrong with the new punting rule. Coaches be lieved the rule would add to in- iuries and bring on more out-of bounds punts. The rule has cut down on the number of fair catches of punts as we intended it would." Ski Club Will Meet Tonight at Lodge The monthly meeting of the Mountain City Ski Club will be held tonight at 8 o'clock in the Lobby room of the Gus Genetti Lodge. A short business meeting, con-sistins of a report on the Pennsyl- . :. ...... ..u vania tKi eaeration meeting nem, lat month as well as Dlans for a lasi momn d& cu as piaus jam a ski trip by the club, will be discussed. An open club forum will be held on the new French skiing technique, "Avalement," plus a dis cussion and explanation of ski eauinment and its function. A ski movie and skiing slides will be Shown. i Following the meeting refresh - ments will be served. Any person interested in skiing or wishing to learn to ski are invited to attend. Pistons Trip Hawks The Pistons frittered away a 13- point bulge at intermission when the Hawks closed to within two points after three quarters, 53-51, but hung on for a 74-69 victory in a liuLA league game ai ine YMCA gym last night. Jsube led the winners with 24 points and Entiero, Brozefsky and Greene hit for 17, 16 and 13 in; that order. j Rosenstock was high for the Hawks with 27 markers, Charlie Warg had 14 and Spencer, and Bar-Jetta had, 11 apiece. The box score: Hawks . Warg 5 4 14, Rubinate 113 Rosenstock 13 121, Spencer 5 1 11, Bicelow 113, Barletta 4 3 n., Totals:, 29 11 69. Pistons Greene 6 1 13, Makuta 2 0 4, Sube 11 2 24, Entiero 7 3 17, JBrozewsky 5 6 16. Totals: 31 12 74. . Period score: ' ftawkl .. 16 27 51 69,mained with the club since hisiaware of any abuses and that Pistons 23 40 53 74 ' father sold it to a group headed the game would have to be re-1 Officials Joe Lee and John; Tallabel. I . I n I 1A 1 A XT Cat's Away By DON BARNES HHS, with exhibition victories over Berwick and Palmerton, should have the muscle to give the Saints quite a time of it in the annual city classic at St, Joe's gym December 29. But the Mounts won't have to wait that long for a stiff test. Allentown Allen figures to prove more than a little troublesome for the HHS team here tonight and Bacahi here on Friday is cast in the same mold. Mountaineer victories in those two games, and the expected subsequent,' victories over Allen-town Central Catholic and West Hazleton, will put 2,500 heads in St. Joseph's for that Dec. 29 pairing. That Los Angeles-Green Bay set-to was the best television fare we were exposed to this season but the . Rams' Colts showdown coming up could be a topper. The Rams' Roman Gabriel is hardly in the same class with Baltimore's Johnny U but Vegas has already installed L.A. a two-point favorite, which must be something of a revelation to the many, many Colt, fans in these parts. It could all turn out Io' be a big bust, of course, but somehow or other you just know it will come down to those last few seconds, with the ball snuggling the crossbar as the gun sounds, or a bomb unloaded from midfield. And does anyone doubt that Oakland will be the AFL representative in the Super Bowl at Miami Jan. 14? There's a lot of good football still to come, after this message from our sponsors. Frank Greco, son of . Mr. and Mrs. Frank Greco, of 569 Harrison St., who played football for HHS last year and this year was a member of the team at Frederick Military Academy in Portsmouth, Va., was named an honor cadet for the first semester. Dave Nelson, rules committee secretary-editor and Delaware's athletic director, is the latest to defend the controversial rule which has added yardage on punt returns. Nelson points out that on 584 1 reported punt plays only three injuries have turned .up. Maybe the rules committee finally did come up with a good rule last January. . ., However, Duffy Daugherty, Michigan State's coach who has!mission Chairman Frank Wild-lost seven games for the first jman entered his dressing room . . . nnA InlA U fl,,!, I,... U ..,.,..1,1 U time in his career, says: "I hope they are right regard ing the injuries. I know many coaches who don't like the punting rule and maybe we ought to wait until all the returns are in." ( Nelson says there might be a rule change to speed the ball into play within 20 seconds instead of the present 25 seconds. Such a move might add another 10 plays to a college football game. Conversely, it might add more five-yard penalties because some teams use a slow count between plays and these teams might have trouble operating within 20 seconds. Nelson says college teams now average 15.6 seconds between plays. Nelson also indicated the possibility of limiting substitution. Some colleges are complaining about transporting too many players because of the -current unlimited sub rule. You will hear all kinds of suggestions from the coaches following the bowl games. The suggestions will be kicked around at the convention and wcci laier uie ruies cuuiiuuu-e week later the rules committee! . 1fi mnmhora ,, loaH rtnwnl. " , -p, jq , j t., t(. ,..,, ,,, iin.viu i j "r: league game between the Haiti-i A, . , , uas m wunnans eiiun io ou-with rule changes. ! more Colts and New Orleans The loser is through tor the His first race with the newjtain enough cash to solve his Sometimes they listen to the 'saints seon'r, . , team wlU be the South African; pressing financial problems, pleas of the coaches. Sometimes It was raining hard and the he ams came !, of the Grand Prix at Kalami on Jan ! Wolman reportedly sold con- they don't, which was the case1 Hast January when the new; ! punting rule went on the books. m ri . V f lll-loUIlty hllger LOOD Last Week's Results Bolt's Cafe 3, Capitols 1 D'Angelo's 3, McAdoo VFW 1. Cusate's 3. Angie's 1 The Standings W. L. Cusate's Hotel 9 Capitols 8 1 D'Angelo's Cafe 7 Igor's Cafe 6 Angie's Bar . ! jicAc00 VFW 6 7: 3 10 Tonight's Matches Cusate's at Bolt's Capitols at D'Angelo's McAdoo VFW at Angie's DeWitt Jr. Selling Stock in Redlegs CINCINNATI (AP) William a DeWitt Jr- son of the former owner oi me mcinnau neas I said Monday he is selling his stock in the baseball club to Austin E. Knowlton, Delaware, Ohio, industrialist and already a part owner of the Reds. The younger DeWitt has re- by Francis L. Dale, publisher of the Cincinnati Enquirer. Collegiate By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Purdue 78, Ohio U. 66 Virginia Military 83, Furman 80 Virginia 84, South Carolina 82 Geneva 78, Slippery Rock 72 Indiana 89, Kansas State 83 Detroit 86, West Virginia 81 Cincinnati 89, South Dakota 65 Trinity, Tex. 100, Texas A&I 70 Marquette 87, Air Force 61 Morehead 111, Kentucky St. 82 Mississippi St. 71, Memphis St, 66 Oklahoma St. 78, MacMurray, 111. 60 St. Bonaventure 93, Xavier, Ohio 69 Bradley 83, Murray St. 78 Catholic U. 78, Washington Coll 68 Notre Dame 79, Southern Methodist 59 Indiana St. 105, Lamar Tech 93 Gettysburg 110, W. Maryland 87 Princeton 83, Rutgers 54 Lincoln U. 102, Augustanta, S.D., 96 Wheaton 97, Elmhurst 87 . West Virginia St. 114, BIueHeld St. 110 U. Missouri Rolla 87, Mo. Valley 79 Colorado 90, Texas 75 Wichita 122, Arizona State 105 Eastern New Mex. 51, Panhandle A&M 47 Rice 88, Tulane 81 Arkansas 85, Centenary 65 Utah State 116, Evansville 88 Wayne State 91, Northwestern, Iowa, 63 Buena Vista 77, Cornell, Iowa, 63 Iowa Wesleyan 95, Simpson 85 New Mexico State 101, Adams State 58 McMurray 92, Wayland 89 Corpus Christi 78, St. Edward's Tex,, 64 Professional ABA Dallas 119, Indiana 114 Gypsy Harris Wins, Loses By RALPH BERNSTEIN Associated Press Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) Unbeaten Gypsy Joe Harris whipped Miguel Barreto in a 10-round bout at the Arena Monday night, but then lost a ver- ict to the Pennsylvania Athlet ic uiimiisMuii wiiicii suspenaea him for actions detrimental to boxing. Immediately after the bald-headed Harris scored a split decision for his 23rd victory, Corn- . 1,c.vvuulll.ul suspenaea lor bu days beginning Jan. 1. Wildman said the suspension was imposed because Harris wfla c iu! U1C weiBu-iu, uiu not make the weight differential jeopardizing the show, defying the commission and putting boxing in a poor light. Harris won the fight on the votes of Judge Earl Vann, who scored him a 46-45 winner, and Referee Zack Clayton, who voted 48-44 for the Philadelphian. Judge Jim Weston awarded the fight to Barreto, 46-45. The As- : i - -i t- .1 tf ,uc aicu rrew bcoreu narris a 48-45 winner Woody Larroseaux, manager of Barreto, said he planned to retain a lawyer to consider a suit against the state athletic commission for damages. Writer Raps TV Timeouts j BALTIMORE (AP) Time- mils pallnrl fnr thp snip mirnnsp a!nf showing commercials on tele- ;: ,.,,. i,j iji ca wc,c..uuu.l".uu J31" i by tans at the wationa Kootba l . . ... temoerature was 37 decrees. . luinufjaiun.- was oi urciccs. John F. Steadman, sports edi - tor of the Baltimore News (American, devoted a full col- 'umn to the subject Monday un- der the heading "TV Timeouts All Wet to Soaked Fans." He wrote there were 17 timeouts during the game, "six of which were called for the express purpose to sell commercial products to the TV viewers 4 along the network. 5' "The live audience in Balti more got rained on. ) Each timeout lasts two minutes. ! Television commercials are scheduled in advance to be shown at certain times during a game. If the ball is not dead otherwise, such as after a touchdown or at the two-minute warning, and it is time for a commercial, the referee calls an official timeout on a singal from a representative of the television staff on the sideline. Steadman called upon Pete Rozelle, NFL commissioner, to appoint a committee to study the television timeout system "so it can make a report at the j next league meeting." A spokesman for the National Football League said he was not viewed before any official comment could be made. BALL-ISTICALLY, GLOBETROTTERS' MEADOWLARK LEMON HERE WEDNESDAY Meadowlark Lemon, clown prince of the Harlam Globetrotters, will head the world-famous touring basketball dub here tomorrow night against the Washington Generals at the St. Joseph gym at 8:30 p.m. The Globetrotters will appear at the Church Hill Mall at 5:30 p.m. to sign autographs. Tickets are on sale at the Angela Pizzeria, Church Hill Mall, Knotty Pines Restaruant and Fierro's Barber Shop. Colts at Full Strength For Showdown With Rams By GEORGE BOWEN Associated Press Sports Writer BALTIMORE (AP) The Baltimore Colts are going to be a much healthier group in Sunday's do-or-die game than they were in the earlier season tie with the Los Angeles Rams. Raymond Berry and Jimmy Orr at ends and Alvin Haymond at defensive back were missing; when the Rams rallied Oct. 15 to deadlock the Colts 24-24 in Baltimore. All three are ready for the game in Los Angeles to decide the winner of the Coastal Division in the National Football League. "Right now, we're in betterj L. A. Favored By Two Points LOS ANGELES (AP) The Los Angeles Rams, with one loss this season, are two - point favorites over the Baltimore Colts, with none, in their showdown clash here Sunday for the National Football League's Coastal Division Title. The Rams got the nod on the! iT.n Anw nnonine lino hv! - ";,,; - . ' woi,l virtue of their 27-24 comeback! viftnrv mrpr f.rppn flav last Sat-! , urday that skyrocketed the team ! into 'the up.; categ0ry and the fact they'll be playing at home, ,T ' ,. . . , man iu man, uif picivuig is Los Angeles 5 to 4. In Las Vegas $7 on Los Angeles will return $5 and $5 on Baltimore will return $6. Looking at the record, the in o "V I T ' ' reacly' joked Hawkins' "my Sportsman-builder Jerry Wol- 10-1-2. Each has a seven-game ,backup man has caugnt 600;man reportedlv has sold Connie win streak since its last tie; mor than T hav aLA1m phiinHini,i fu- u t ,p rt n w n in thn t tii't-T tTftrtnrtAtn av 1 t-l-i J o t -- tm Urt T? o mn nivl PaHc u !i piayea a ue at cammoie, . , xu- physical shape for our make-or- The Rams will pick up the break meeting with the Rams," Coastal Division title if theyjShula declared, , win, even though they will be;' , tied in the regular season stand - ings with Baltimore at ii-i-2. A league rule provides that in; case of a tie in percentage, the title goes to tne team that scored the most points in the the Brabham team m whose two games between the clubs. ' cars he won the 1967 world driv-Since their first game was a ers championship. tie, a Rams victory has to give! them the most points, the di- vision title and the berth in the Western Conference playoff , against Green Bav Dec. 23 , ' Milwaukee. .. . D" s uu iiu i,.- .;.,;, 1 i. ,.r ;..u:ii:.. ! "L"t V'? r"" .VIT.. .'1 day game on Monday and planned to start drilling Tues - L . f, da fiil1!; A club spokesman said no no lineup changes are being con - sidered. East Penn League Top Cage Rsturnees G. F.G. Fls. Pts. Ave. Glenn Angelino. Allen 18 148 41- 3 357 18.7 Jan Kapcala, Dieruff 18 119 58- 86 296 16.4 Mike Rosko, Beth. Liberty 18 114 61- 94 289 16.1 Mini Boorosi Dierulf 18 112 54- 72 278 15.4 Jim Knoblauch, Tamaqua 17 102 57- 91 261 15.3 Darrell Farkus, HHS 18 100 47- 88 247 13.7 Bill Devlin, Pottsville 18 83 51- 76 217 12.1 John Forys, Tamaqua 18 89 37- 61 215 11.9 John Matey ak, Tamaqua 18 71 66-106 208 11.5 Tony Kinney, HHS 18 77 41- 60 195 10.8 "-Transferred from Allentown C.C., will be eligible in the 2nd Half East Penn League 1966-67 Standings First Half: W. L, Allentown Dieruff 8 1 Pottsville 8 1 Bethlehem Liberty 6 3 HHS 5 4 Easton 5 4 Bethlehem Catholic 4 5 Tamaqua 4 5 Phillipsburg (N'.J.) 3 6 Allentown C. C I 8 Allentown Allen 1 8 'Defeated Pottsville 68-48, in the first half playoff and Bethlehem Liberty, 58-56, in the EPL championship playoff. (Statistics by Joe Kline) condition than we were when we opened the season three months ago," Coach Don Simla said. Strangely enough, it's because of experienced depth experience because of the injuries. Neither Berry nor Orr is expected to start against the Rams and if Haymond does it will not be at his original safety position. Haymond played full time on defense for the first time Sunday against New Orleans at right corner back for the limping Lenny Lyles. Haymond intercepted two passes, returned a kickoff 48 yards and made five solo tackles. "I may never get my job back," cracked Lyles with a wry smile. Berry, after 12 seasons, and Orr, with nine, also find themselves in the odd position of being unable to reclaim their jobs immediately. "In comparing this team to our championship clubs of past year," evaluates defensive end Ordell Braase, "I believe this is a better one because we've been able to come through despite so many injuries. "This team's better over-all because of that." Braase was on the champion- chin toomc nf 1Qn5Q on4 tVi i964 finalist. As the, Colts eased by the Saints for their 11th victory and two ties, the only injury Coach jShula reported was tha,t Alex ! Hawkins, who has reDlaced Ber- , ry Droke his nose for the second time. It doesn't matter if I'm not . I Snula ls counting on Hawkins, ' . tll0USn' w h ld hp , 100 nr Ppnt i ' - ----- 1 . A D 11 I Hulme uits Brabham LONDON (AP) Dennisj auonai ed"e rimam-'"! Hulme, 29-year-old New Zealan-!Pma Ph'es baseball team-to der, said Monday he is quitting Next year he will join compa-iment. triot Bruce McLaren, 33, in a. Wolman bought the stadium two-car McLaren team in bothJin May, 1964, for $757,500. Formula One Grand Prix races i The transaction was thp latest at'nnrt in th ranaHian.Amprinan!.. , , . " IsnnHc rnr eor pc x wnen ne wm arive a McLaren - . . , . ... !KMKV"- wv m lne ,i1aren leam ,UMve! Ford V8 engines. i j Hulme has been with the Jack; Brabham team since 1965. He has been second driver to Brab has been second driver to Brab ham, triple Australian worlds atwL ;tu v .. " champion, for two years. Second Half: W. Bethlehem Liberty 8 Dierulf 6 Pottsville 6 Easton 6 AUentown Allen 5 L. 1 3 3 3 4 5 5 5 7 9 Bethlehem Catholic .. HHS Tamaqua Phillipsburg (N.J.) Allentown C. C East Penn Champs 1926 Pottsville 1927 Pottstown 1928 HHS 1929 HHS 1930 Allentown 1931 Allentown 1932 HHS 1933 Allentown 1934 Bethlehem 1935 Allentown 1936 Allentown . 1937 HHS - 1938 HHS 1939 HHS 1940 HHS 1941 Allentown 1942 Pottsville ' 1943 HHS 1944 HHS ; . , 1945 Allentown 1946 Allentown 1947 Allentown 1948 Bethlehem 1949 HHS 1950 HHS 1951 Allentown 1952 Bethlehem , 1953 Allentown 1954 Allentown 1955 Allentown 1956 Allentown 1957 Alentown 1958 Bethlehem 1960 HHS - 1961 Bethlehem 1962 Bethlehem 1963 Bethlehem 1964 Pottsville 1965 Allentown C. C. 1966 Allentown Dieniff 1967 Allentown Dieruff "Titles vacated Titles won: Allentown (Allen) 15; HHS, 12; Bethlehem, 7; Pottsville, 3; Pottstown, 1; Allentown Dieruff, 2; Allentown C. C, 1. Rams Need Win To Gain Crown NEW YORK (AP) If the Los Angeles Rams beat the Ba'l - timore Lous sunciay at i,os An - geles, the Rams will win the National Football League's Coastal Division title although the teams would finish in an 11-1-2 tie. The rules of the divisional championships provides that, in the case of a tie in percentage, the title is determined by the results of the two games between the clubs As they played a 24-24 tie Oct. lo at Baltimore, a j-os Angeies;nff tho fipiri nftor a Knmp nrmJquarieroacK, am ieisen. tus win Sunday would give the Rams tne series eage ana tnei "tie. If the Colts win or tie, they advance to the Western Conference finals against Green Bay Dec. 23 at Milwaukee, Wis. Milwaukee also will be the site if the Rams meet the Packers. Cleveland, having clinched the century Division crown Sun - iday, will play the Dallas Cow - j bovs, champs of the Capitol Di - vision, at Dallas Dec. 24. The! day his Nittany Lions clubbed j When Penn State's sophomore-two winners will meet for the! the Panthers 42-6. All the time, 'dominated team led Boston Col-NFL title Dec, 31 in the home natch, Coach Dave Hart of Pitt! lege 50-8 and Paterno emptied city of the Western champion. Rumor Wolman Sold Stadium PHILADELPHIA (AP) , real estate development firm) for $1.2 million in his continuing tn B,;,anf ciiuit iu i milium juivt'n Wolman, however, denied the report Monday. t,,.-, j . u- t, tw V The Philadelphia Bulletin, in its Monday edition, said Vol - man soia uie oan pariwiomc oi i eruiem auu "muwi. ASSU- ciates. A spokesman for the firm could not be reached for com- iepuneu m me yui seveiai j ht-i pp i. i- u itrol of tne National Football :"' x League Philadelphia Eagles to group headed by Max Raab, Philadelphia clothin manufac- -- ,1 tins miml mm , a - ;nn ' ,, tll it a 'a - ! t ..' n . -i- j an outrisht sale. Renorts oiiv" .' . 1 .' "u I culated Wolman would become . j j ' a , ! just a figurhead under terms of i the Raab agreement, still being! r worked out. Patton Named in Plane Bomb-Scare ST. LOUIS (AP) Jimmy ! told, and it turned out to be un-Patton, former defensive star lucky seven for Kansas, Dayton for the New York Giants, was! and Purdue as the three named in a civil suit Monday j dropped out of the Top Ten. charging he claimed there was 'Kansas was fourth, Dayton No. a bomb on a plane at Lambert-. 6 and Purdue No. 7 a week ago. St. Louis Field. UCLA was only one short of The civil suit, ' filed by U.S. ; unanimous selection as the lead-Asst. Atty. W. Francis Murrell, ing team. The Bruins collected charged Patton, 34, made the 34 first place votes and one for statement as the Tulsa, Okla.-! second in the balloting by a na-bound plane taxied after landing tional panel of 35 sports writers ai i,amDeri. ration ot Mamtord, Conn., was a passenger on the plane and was coming to St. Louis to watch Sunday's St. ; games in a row over three sea-Louis-Cleveland football game, i sons, lifted this year's record to The alleged incident occurred 3-0 by walloping Wichita State Saturday. The plane was de-: 120-86 and Iowa State 121-80 last layed one hour. 20 minutes: week. while airport police and FBI agents searched the plane. Canaries, 3-1; Open East Penn Campaign EAST PENN LEAGUE Tonight's Games Allentown Allen at HHS Liberty at Allentown C. C. Tamaqua at Pottsville Dieruff at Bethlehem Cath. Phillipsburg at Easton Two old rivals, HHS and Allentown Allen, will be two of the 10 teams in the East Penn League starting to play for keeps tonight and they'll be doing it at the St. Joseph gym at 8 o'clock. In other league openers tonight it'll be Allentown Dieruff at Bethlehem Catholic, Bethlehem Liberty at Allentown Central Catholic, Taimaqua at Pottsville and Phillipsburg at Easton. Dieruff is the defending champion. Allen, coached by veteran mentor Milo Sewards, is 3-1 in exhibition play, having defeated Notre Dame, Emmaus and Reading, and lost in overtime to Bethlehem Freedom. . Coach Sewards has one of the tallest clubs in the league and the tallest player in the league, 6-9 Fred Bechtel, a senior substitue. His probable starters are Glenn Angelino, a 6-2 senior, who specializes in a long jump Dick Zellick-son, 6-3; Tom Kerstetter, 6-3; Rick Wehr, 6-1, and Bob Ulaner, 5-10. Football's Lighter Side By IRA MILLER Associated Press Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) Football seasons tend to look alike. But a new batch of the human , touches humor and oddities- are born fresh each year. . And 1967 was no different. It was the year when the coach of the East's best team j feared every opponent and the , - - - "-"r cunuuenuy m a pussime upsei . , .. ., oJme dozens of times not to stand Aim it was me jeai ou Waynesburg College football players were dumped from a truck carrying them to practice, injuring five. Undaunted, all played the next day and AVaynesburg won as usual, 60-0. Maybe most important of all, it was also the year that fans got an answer to the age-old auestion of what onnnsintr nlav- j ers taik about when they walk in-arm. "ye say a 0i of phony split end things," explained Jack Curry of Penn State. "You know he tells me what a great! publicity director, figured out game I played and I tell him : the Panthers went into their fin-what a great game he played." al game with Penn State only j three plays away from battling Joe Paterno of Penn State, of for the Eastern championship-course, was the coach of that ! something like saying that a best team in the East and even though State finished 8-2, he l feared Pitt, 1-9, right up to the hinted glowingly at an upset. Paterno was also the coach who brought politics into college football. Someone asked him if he thought second-string quarterback Chuck Burkhart could do better playing with the first who has played six positions in team. "Would Johnson do a bet-1 two years but was a standout on ter job if the Congress were all defense this season: "For a guy Texans?" Joe asked. who used to be a quarterback, Coach Joe Kuharich of the j he's not very nice to other quar-Philadelphia Eagles, that or-terbacks." atory giant, wasn't to be out - done, either. After a 44-7 loss to j New York, Kuhanch observed ! that "we played a good football i Same in most phases, but not p-iucui-uy w n. y . ' 0r- now about the Pitt-Miami , Mjami jumped off tQ & j3(M) lead early jn the second quarter when someone in the pressbox jumped to his feet and asked straightfaced, "What's the game? 45?" Miami won 58-0. j wouldn't have changed things And then there were Pitt's; anyway. Witness this from one freshmen, who fell on their high-; player: ly-publicized faces by losing j "I don't know how I would three straight games. have voted. I probably would But at least someone still have cheated off the guy next cares about the Panthers. A to me." Vanderbilt and Kentucky Moving Up m Cage Poll urv t - aL ZZ TJ Vanderbilt and Kentucky of the Southeastern Conference maf,e the most rapid advances; m rhe Associated Press' major; in The Associated Press' major; ! college basketball poll Monday rJ while Davidson. Indiana and nr-infifltnn rfmnnrt ratort -rc 1 1 1 - o L " r rn tV1rLc T tor the first time this season. TT,T . , , .UCLA s Pwerful Bruins con jiinuea io noia a commanamg ieaa m tne weeKiy natioting and, Houston remained a strong runner-up. Last week's , ranking teams were . beaten seven times all ; ; ana Droaacasiers. Houston got the other first place vote. The Bruins, winners of 37 Houston beat Abilene Chri-tian, North Dakota State and Mounts, 2-0, XnecMna averaged 18 points a game in the league last season and he's undoubtedly the top threat for the Canaries. He is also a good ball-handler and rebounder. Zel-lickson and Kerstetter will be inside and Wehr and Ulaner outside. Angelino scored 27 points in a 65-45 conquest of Reading Friday. Saime Starters HHS mentor Fran Libonati is expected to go with the same five boys who started in two winning exhibition games, Darrell Farkus, (6-5), Tony Kinney (6-1), Bob Far-nail (6-0), Bob O'Donnell (5-10) and Joe Duda (6-1). Steve Yenchko (5-8), Greg Persico (5-9) and Dave Pikna (5-11) will be ready for reserve duty. , ! It goes without saying tha); th Mountaineers will give up height, but Farkus - and Kinney can rebound with the best of them. They are also leading the club in scoring after two games. The Mounts downed the Canaries twice last season, winning at Allentown in overtime, 96-88, and here later in the season, 88-86, in two typical Allentown-Hazleton games. One of the largest crowds of tha season is expected for tonight's tjlt, which will be the first homo game for the Mountaineers. Radio Station WAZL will broadcast the game. national magazine , printed the confidential telephone number which newsmen can dial to listen to a recorded tape of Hart. Fans by the drives dialed to hear the coach and the lines were jammed all day. Many newsmen never did get through. It was also a year for learning. John Waller, the Temple ! quarterback, learned not to d d, Tne coacnes told around and watch after handing off the ball," he said. "I got hit while watching against Boston University and lost a molar. I don't watch anymore." Coach Bill Austin of the Pitts- ;burSh feelers said he'd start I second-string quarterback Kent Nix because he didn't want to ! chance an injury to his regular reason: If Nelsen should be injured, he'd have to use Nix anyway. And Dean Blllick, the Pitt leaky faucet in Altoona caused the Johnstown flood. i More irom the pressbox: the bench: "Hey, Paterno's going to look at his seniors." Frank Bilovsky of the Philadelphia Bulletin had this observation on Frank Spaziani, the Nittany Lions' defensive end, 1 Speaking of quarterbacks, Penn's Bill Creedon has no trouble recalling his most embarras-ing moment. "In high school I was 15 yards in the clear and dropped the ball," he said. But he learned a lesson. "It taught me to hold onto it." And Penn State accepted its Gator Bowl invitation without the formality of a vote by the players, which probably th: , V Illinois for a 4-0 mark. 15 third followed in j order by Kentucky, Louisville, Boston College, North Carolina. Davidson, Indiana and Prince. ton. ton. The Commriflnrns nAvr,r.A .from the No. 8 slot after defeat- ,g AUDUrn and North Car- 'ol na RQ.nfi Kontnr.i., ;,u onna oa-ao. Kentucky, ninth a - ; week ago, whipped Florida, Xa- ; . & i wn ; vier ot umo and Pennsylvania. Louisville slimed turn nntoV,no The Cardinals beat Kansas 57-51 but lost to Northwestern 88-83. The Top Ten, with first place votes in parentheses, season records through games of Saturday, Dec. 9, and total points on a 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3 2-1 basis- 1. UCLA 34 '2. Houston 1 3. Vanderbilt 4. Kentucky 5. Louisville 6. Boston College 7. North Carolina 8. Davidson 9. Indiana 3- 0 349 4- 0 313 3- 0 213 4- 0 178 2-1 142 2-0 114 2- 1 74 4-0 72 3- 0 58 3-0 57 io, Princeton Boro Biddy Loop Last Night's Scores Brehm's 37, Pecora's 35 Booster P 31, IPPAU 15 Tonight's Games 6- CWV vs. IPPAU 7 Booster P vs. Brehm's

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