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Page 4 THE TIPTON (INDIANA) DAILY TRIBUNE Devils Physically Better For two Games this Week PRO FOOTBALL Cowboys Prep PRO BASKETBALL J FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, ,1971 • By Eldon Cage ^ Tribune Sports Editor Tipton High School Coach John Moses stated Fridaymorningthat his Satan proteges were in fairly good shape and ready for the twin bill this weekend, Anderson Highland on Friday night and Western on Saturday night. . Anderson Highland, although small in stature,-holds" a 5-3 record overall and a 3-1 White River Conference record. Coach Dick Mitchell said Friday morning that" he would start forwards Randy Yust 6* Sr. and Gary = Rudig 6' 1" Jr.; center will be Jim Kerr 6' Sr.; guards will be Don Bale 5' 7" Sr. and Larry SwindeL 5* 10" Jr. Two play- DALLAS (UPI)—Tom Landry admits his Dallas Cowboys could be better with a more ers. to see action will "be Phil consistent passing attack, but Graham 6' Jr. and Mike Rousey 6* 1" Jr. The Western Panthers are 5-3 this season and have considerable height for Cpach Moses' Devils to cope with. Western will probably start Jeff Martin 5' 7" and Jeff Eaton 5' 10"'at guards; John Tharpe 6* 4" at center; and Dick Ashburn 6' 5" and Keith Salsbery 6* 1" at forwards. The Chaplin brothers Rick and Mike, will see action if needed. Dick Stewart, Hershell Grinstead, Jim Beesonand Cliff Harrison will be back on the radio for the two weekend games to give their "unbiased" reports of the Devil games. . swears that the team which will face Baltimore in the Super Bowl in Miami Jan. 17 approaches one of his long time goals. "This team is about where I wanted it to be," Landry said today. "We rely on what_ I' wanted to rely on— namely, the Eastern big running game and defense. "We had always hoped we would reach the. point that we didn't have to rely on the big play to win games. But, you use what you have and build around it. "That's why we relied on finesse in past years. We just didn't have the personnel to run the ball down anyone's throat. Mow, I think we have that—and the defense to go with it." The past two weeks have proven his point, emphatically, as the Cowboys used the tremendous running of rookie Duane Thomas and veteran, fullback Walt Garrison to control the ball, eat up precious time and keep the ball away from the enemy's fire power. The club, which bounced back from a 5-4 record to win the Division title with five straight victories, used that "momentum to forge 5-0 and 1710 National Conference playoff victories over potent Detroit and San Francisco. The defense, during that drive,, had a strong of 24 consecutive" quarters without giving up a touchdown—a streak broken on a John Brodie- to-Dick Witcher pass in the Forty-Niuer game. High School Basketball Gary West Trims No. 2 Roosevelt American Bowl Game Sunday By United Press International Third - ranked Gary '. West Thursday night avenged its only setback of the current Indiana high school basketball campaign, scoring a convincing 76-65 victory over No. 2 Gary Roosevelt, in a game : whichf ended in a mild free-for-all. The referees called the Northwest Conference game with 5 seconds remaining after a fight broke out,' involving both players and fans. Several spectators were ejected from the gymnasium by police and West's 6-9 center, Kessem Grimes, sustained a bloodied lip when hit by a punch. West's Cougars dashed into 'an 8-0 lead in the first minute but Roosevelt's Panthers rolled back and went ahead, 20-12 at the end of period No. 1. The. Cougars, trailing 31-20, reeled off 12 straight points for a 32-31 lead. A. free throw by Joe Collins put West ahead at the half and for good, 35-34. ) West led through the Jhird period and Gene Neal's four buckets in the final stanza sent the Cougars into a 71-58 lead. Roosevelt managed toj get with­ in eight points at 73-65 with two. minutes left, but West got the final three points of the game. Neal wound up with 18. points to lead West. Mike Coleman, Roosevelt's top scorer with a 25.3 point average, wound up with 1^, hitting only 6 of 3 27 field goal tries. West is now 9-1 and Roosevelt, which travels to No. 7 South Bend Adams Saturday, is 9-2. " .- HIGH SCHOOL '. Gary West 76 Gary Roosevelt 65 Terre Haute Gerstmeyer 53 Terre Haute Wiley 40 Grant County Tourney Mississinewa 59 Eastbrook 56 Blackford 102 Southwood 4 North Manchester Tourney Bryant 73 South Whitley 69 Pierceton 68 Akron 62 Wabash Valley Tourney At West Vigo Marshall, 111. 58 Holland 45 West Vigo 77 Hutsonville, 111. 67 TAMPA, Fla. (UPI>-Nebraska coach Bob Devaney and Miami coach Fran Curci battled time and the elements today to try to put together the ; opposing teams for. the American bowl- football game Sunday; ; Players for the all-star game did not begin arriving here until Tuesday and drills have been hampered.by the weather. The offensive units of the two teams got together for the first practice .Wednesday but some players had yet to arrive. . Thursday the teams were chased inside by day-long rain and the defensive units got together for the first time. Both Devaney and Curci hoped for clearing weather for today's sessions. The coaches will send the teams through full-scale workouts Saturday. Kickoff for the game is 2 p.m. Est. Game officials said an estimated 15,000 fans are expected. Joe Spagnola, who led Arizona ! State to an undefeated season and a Peach Bowl victory over North Carolina, will share quarterbacking duties for the South with Bill i : • •' ' .-REVIEW OF THE YEAR-By Alan MaverV I ___—— JUNE — 1 COLLEGE | BASKETBALL RESULTS .' ... i By United Press International' East ' Princeton 78 Dart outh 58 Hawaii 92 Rhode Island U. 82 Penn '81 Harvard 62 ' South " Baylor 90. LSU 83 Citadel 62'Texas A&M 61 Memphis ST 102 Bradley 87 Midwest Drake 78 Wichita St 74 Southwest . Ark 110 HardinjSimmons 101 Louisville 90 .N.Texas St 72 'West Col St 9CTArizona 65 Wyoming 89 Ariz St 81 Pacific .72 Santa Clara 60 Tcrty _ , JACKLIN &ECO/H£<? COMMONWEALTH LIFE .INSURANCE COMPANY DANA SUTTON ^•••^ 628-7930 GEORGE "CARTER 67J5-2751 Tipton WiDftUl CESAR &£T/ERREZ(T/6£RS) i oxMP SUM* mce/rf/iKoH: Montgomery of Arkansas. Cjuarterbacking the North will be Don Moor head of Michigan and Frank Harris of Boston College. . • The American Bowl, counted : out ;by many after two years of . financial losses and lawsuits, •' was revived late this year and received NCAA sanction late in '• September, long after many college seniors had been approached by the Senior Bowl game and the Hula Bowl game; both of which will be playgd Saturday. f Tolan Injured CINCINNATI (UPI) —A tern achilles tendon suffered in a basketball game will put Cincinnati Reds outfielder Bobby Tolan out of action at least through the first two months of the 1971 major league baseball season. The fleet-footed Tolan, who I led the majors in stolen bases, last year with 57, was playing a benefit game in Frankfort, Ky., with other members of the Reds, including Johnny Bench and Pete Rose, when he injured the tendon in his right heel Wednesday night. He underwent surgery Thursday and. was placed in a full leg cast which he will keep on for four weeks. QBS OF YEAR NEW YORK (UPI)~ Quarterbacks John'Bfodie of the San Francisco Forty-Niners and George Blanda of the Oakland Raiders were named players of the year Thursday in the National and American Football "Conferences, respectively, by. the New York chapter of the Pro Football Writers of America. '. N B A Round 3 . went to the Milwaukee Bucks. The Bucks, led by Oscar Roberston's 35-point performance, a season high, scored a 116-106 victory over the New York Knicks > Thursday night in what is gradually becoming one of the National Basketball Association's hottest rivalries. The teams hold the two best winning percentages in the league and are favored to meet in . the finals of the NBA playoffs in the spring. Milwaukee, the Midwest Division leader, \ is now .33-7 and New York, the defending league champion and first in the East, now stands at 32-13. Plaudits For Big O " The Knicks had stunned the Bucks earlier liiis year with back-to-back home-and-home victories. But Thursday night was completely different. The Bucks led virtually all the way and when the Knicks . made their strongest bid, closing the gap to 99-95 with 5:11 to go, Robertson sparked a rally that iced the victory. Lew Aicindor, in foul trouble most of the night, had 24 points for the Bucks while Walt Frazier. had 23 and Dave DeBusschere 22 for the Knicks. "That's the best I've seen him play since he broke into the pros," said the Knicks' Willis Reed of Robertson. "He just did it . you say?" Other NBA Games In the only other games \ Thursday night, Baltimore beat Atlanta 110-102 and Los Angeles \ defeated Cleveland 110-105. Earl Monroe scored 32 points and sparked a last quarter rally that led Baltimore over the. Hawks. "Baltimore trailed 84-80- going into the j final period before Monroe and Wes Unseld boosted the Bullets into the lead. j Happy* Hairstoh scored 25/ points and Jerry West, returning to the lineup after breaking his nose, had 23 as the Lakers handed Cleveland its 44th loss in 49 game's. NBA Standings By United Press International ' Atlantic Division W. L. PCT. GB • New York 32 13 i711 ... Boston 25 18 .581 6 Philadelphia 25 19 .568 6V 2 Buffalo 12 32 .273 \$k Central Division Detroit 28 15 .651 6% Chicago 25 17. .595 9 Phoenix 25 19 .568 10 j Pacific Division | W. L. PCT. GB Los Angeles 23 18. .561 ... SanDiego 23 22 .511 2 San Francisco 23 23 .500 2V 2 Seattle 1 19 25 .432 5V 2 Portland 14 31 .311 11 , Thursday's Results ; 1 Milwaukee 116 New York 106 j Baltimore 110 Atlanta 102 1 Los Angeles 110 Cleveland 105 ["• (Only games scheduled) j j Friday's Games [ Atlanta at Baltimore Phoenix at Boston Cincinnati at Detroit Los Angeles at Philadelphia San Francisco at San. Diego Seattle at Buffalo Portland at Chicago: (Only games scheduled) A B A Sport's Parade 1 VincejBoryla's decisive action has helped the Utah Stars widen | their lead, in the American Basketball Association's Western Division. Boryla, the Stars' general manager, fined Donhie Freeman, the club's second leading scorerj $1,000 Thursday for "conduct detrimental to the club." j Boryla's steps came after, the Stars lost to Indiana Wednesday night in a game in which [Freeman did not play because of what he said was all. What more can the flu. ' The Stars stormed back from a 13-point first half deficit Thursday night to beat the Texas Chapparrals 114-107. The victory boosted the Stars' lead over idle Indiana to iVz games. Willie Wise led the) Stars' scoring attack with 24 points and Zelrao Beaty added 21 for Utah. Joe Hamilton was high man for Texas with 24. .'. In the only other action, the Floridians stopped the Virginia Squires 118-113 and the Pittsburgh ; Condors ripped the Denver Rockets 131-116. Mack* Calvin, the ABA's leading scorer, poured'in 33 points in leading the Floridians over | Virginia, the Eastern Division leader, in afoul-filled game. v' -j The j game was marked by three double fouls, two techni­ cals and 68 personal, fouls. (Reg. lis. Pat. Off.) - f By MILTON RICHMAN ! UPI Sports Writer NEW YORK (UPI -Dave Meggyesy never is going to get it done. ;.-;'[-. • ' : Not by himself janyway. But he has himself a pretty fair start and even though-he wanders off base, now' and then, he makes a lot of good sense and cannot or should not be "dismissed as another one of those football flakes. The first question you may. ask is who is Dave Meggyesy? Daye Meggyesy is a 29-year- old free spirit with 1 14 years of football expefiencje; Four of those were spent j at Syracuse University and seven more • years were spent : [with, the St. Louis Cardinals' football team. Game Became Dehumanizing Meggyesy was ) offered j a $35,000 contract by the Cardinals this past season and given every .assurance he would be their starting right linebacker but he told themj they didn't have enough money ever to get him back on a football field again. ' j .' ' . • the last period to turn the game into a rout. - j - | . • ABA Standings , j By United Press (international Virginia Kentucky New York Carolina Floridians -Pittsburgh Utah- Indiana Memphis -Denver Texas Easi Wj L. 30 14 .26 17 17 17 18 West . Wj L 16 22 25 24 27 Pet. | GB 682 \ .619 3 .436 10y 2 .405 12 .405 12 .400 12VS> 27 26 21 15 15 13 , 15 20 25 .27 Pet. ,675 .634 .512 GB 6y 2 ' .375 12" .357 13 ' W. L. PCT. Baltimore 25 16 .610 Cincinnati 19 21 .475 Aatlanda 14 30 .318 Cleveland 5 44 .102 Midwest Division W. L. PCT. Milwaukee 33 7 .825 GB Larry Larry attack : John Brown of Virginia and j Jones of the Floridians were ejected for fighting. Charlie Scott led the Squires' with 28 points. . Brisker had 41 points to boost the Condors over Denver. scored 47 points in ^Pittsburgh 24 ! Thursday's] Results Pittsburgh 131 Denver 116 Floridians 118 Virginia 113 , Utah 114 Texas 107 (Only games scheduled) V _ Friday's Games Pittsburgh vs Carolina j . at Greensboro NiC Memphis at Floridians j Denver vs. Texas , . i : '.. at Lubbock. Tex. PRO BOWL SWITCH * LOS ANGELES (UPI)—"Paul Naumoff, Detroit j Lions middle linebacker," was yarned Thursday to replace Dave Wilcox on the. National Football Conference, all star team which wiil play the American Conference Jan. 24 in the PrdBowl. j . CB World Series Night Baseball IU Grapplers In Week-end Meet - TO HIGH ECHELON v Get 50 Extra Top Value Stamps from CLARK (The Premium People) at 816 East Jefferson Street CLIPTIIIK-CUITOX WORTH 50 EXTRA This coupon is worth 50 extra Top Value Stamps with a purchase of $3.00 or more at any participating Clark Super 100 station giving Top Value Stamps. Offer good through January 13. TOP VALUE STAMPS f( SAVE MOREH BLOOMINGTON, Ind., Jan.— Indiana's young wrestling squad, set back with injuries and sickness to key personnel, returns to action this weekend with a Friday engagement at Michigan State and a Saturday home encounter with. Indiana State. The Saturday meet begins at 2:00 in the Men's Gym. Early season injuries to 126pounder: Bill Green and 142- pounder Bill Willetts have hampered then 1-2 Hooslers, and now, freshman Tom Mash, a 118- pounder and 134-pounder Mike Milan have turned up with the flu. As if that isn't enough. Im­ pounder John Arbuckle will miss the Michigan State meet for a dental school test. "I just can't seem to find a healthy lineup," moaned Coach Charley McDaniel. "We haven't been at full strength since the season began. It seems as soon as one person recovers that we lose someone else." Willetts, the Indianapolis sophomore who carried a 3-0 record from winning the Indiana State Invitational, could see some action this weekend, although his recuperation from a broken bone in his hand has been somewhat painful. Junior Green, who hasn't competed ina meet all season, is still having trouble with his ^ ribs and his status ts ixteftnite. The HOOFJS,X'S "opponents this weeksfed will provide severe i^sts. Michigan' State won the Big Ten crown a year ago and returns NCAA and Big Ten champion Greg Johnson at 118, and Big Ten champs Tom Milkovich at 134, and Vic Mittleberg, a heavyweight. They defeated the Hoosiers 36-0 last year. Indiana State's top wrestlers are Chico Lutes (118), Bill Sweet (167) and heavyweight,Bill Osborn, all Indiana Invitational champions. ' < •. Top Hposier wrestlers and; their records are Mike Milan (134), 5-1; Willetts (142), 3-0; Jim Main (117), 5-2; Arbuckle (190), 4-1; and heavyweight Gary Donatelli, 6-1, a mark that includes five pins. • NEW YORK (UPI) - Thirty- six years after Larry MacPhail introduced night baseball to the. major leagues, a World Series game will be played under the lights. Baseball Commissioner Bowie Kuhn announced Thursday that the fourth game of the 1971 series —in ,the park of the National League champion on Wednesday, Oct. 13—will be the first night game in the history of the classic The decision, by Kuhn follows several, years of speculation that baseball would put its showcase event* on.at night for the benefit of national televi sion." I HALL OF FAME! GAME . CEEVELAND !(UPI)-- The Cleveland Indians and the Chicago Cubs.will meet Aug. 9 in the annual Hall of Fame game at Cooperstown, N.V., it was announced Thursday, j He told them, he was all through, with footbali, a game he once loved. Why? It was too dehumanmn?. Dave Meggyesy went further than that. He sat down and wrote a book calling it "Out of Their League." In the book, excerpts of which have appeared in Look magazine, he makes certain admissions and charges. He. admits to \ having tried " drugs and charges that the use of amphetamines and barbi-. tuates. among, pro football players is widespread. 'American War Game' He figures .football in this country isn't anything at all like it started out to be. It's too commercial, and too violent , now. "For some people their big day, of the week is Sunday when they • can tune in on pro footbali," he says. "Twelve hundred men get out there every week, beat the living hell out of each other, and 25- millioh plug into it. Why? It's America's war game. Middle America's theater. If it's theater, why does it have to b§ militaristic? You know how ^ things are today. Woody Hayes' . hero is George Patton.", Meggyesy talks about many ills, in both college and professional football aqd says the NCAA apparently condones these, ills by the head-in-the- sand posture it adopts. He claims his disillusionment with football, started while he was at Syracuse. Confidence Through Beatings "I found out I was being used and that the game did not build the character I was told it did," he says. "I was paid under the table but I can say I wasn't paid enough.' I think the salaries (of college players) should be 10 times whit they are. - Rex Kern of Ohio State . said it: college athletes, toot- ball players aire getting paid about 25 cents an hour. You can figure it out for yourself. When a university goes to a bowl game it's clearing about a quarter million dollars plus the visibility it gets and the alumni feeding money in. This is what big time football is^ in this country." When anybody, asks Dave Meggyesy specifically what he means when he talks about football being dehumanizing he says: "Basically an-athlete needs to develop a certain degree of confidence and exhibit that confidence!' The way he does this on the football field is by beating on another person. When I was" a linebacker the one way I could ascertain a degree of confidence would be to beat on somebody,, to defeat somebody physically over and over again. That's a very dehumanizing process. I think human beings have a" greater capacity than to respond in a situation in that manneri" That's one point I'd never question Dave Meggyesy on. ; JUNIOR 'S "68" SERVICE TIRES A BATTERIES' * TaM -19 * Brake Service •Washing * LubriciUoo • Wheel Balancing ' DIAL 675-2940 at Your Friendly Bank FARMERS LOAN & TRUST COMPANY 110 E .Jeff. 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