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Rupp Suffers Foot Infection LEXINGTON, Ky. (UPI)- . University of Kentucky verter- an basketball Coach Adolph Rupp, suffering with a recurrent foot infection, wis hospitalized Monday night immediately after his team defeated Mississippi State, 102-83. UK Athletic Director Harry Lancaster said Rupp attended Monday night's game against doctor's orders. HesaidRupp's left foot, which bothered him much of last season, had become seriously infected in the past 48 hours; He entered the school's medical center. . Lancaster said Rupp would miss Saturday night's road game • with Florida and his return would depend on the progress of the foot infection. Assistant Coach Joe Hall will direct the team in Rupp's .absence; with Assistant Coach T. L. Plain taking over Hall's duties on the freshman te THE'TIPTON {INDIANA) DAILY TRIBUNE American Eagle Wins Yacht Race FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (UPI)—With more than 70 yachts still struggling through rough weather, American Eagle today appeared to be the winner of the 400-mile St. Petersburg - F o r t Lauderdale ocean race. American Eagle, a 67-foot converted 12'- me t e r yacht' owned by Ted Turner of Atlanta, was the second boat to finish the race Monday. It had an elapsed time of 51.4705 hours, and corrected time of 46.8604. Turner is defending champion of the Southern Ocean Racing Conference. New Yorker Jakob Isbrandtsen's 60-foot sloop Running Tide, the third boat in, appeared to have second place sewed up with an elapsed time of 55.1217 hours and corrected time of 48.3208 hours. First to finish was the 73-foot Windward Passage. owned by Mark Johnson of Maui, Hawaii. It had an elapsed time of 50,5548 hours and corrected time of 48.7266, for third place so far in the unofficial standings. A total of 89 yachts started the race from St Petersburg Saturday. Ten have withdrawn along the way due to various mechanical problems. The contestants fought headwinds all the way to the halfway point at Rebecca Shoals, 50 miles west of Key West, and had to contend with rough seas kicked up by the line of squalls that passed over Florida Sunday and Monday. Paige, Gibson In Hall of Fame By FRED DOWN UPI Sports Writer . NEW YORK (UPl)— Either Satchel Paige or Jose Gibson, each a legendary her .of the old Negro baseball leagues, is expected to be honored today with a. special niche in organized baseball's Hall of Fame. Neither ever played in organized baseball prior to 1947 or meets the rigid qualifications of being elected under normal voting procedures —one provision being that a player must have played at least 10 years in the majors —but both v are regarded as «uper stars of another era. . They and other Negro stars of the pre-1947 era have been considered by a special committee which is empowered to name one Negro star each year to the special niche in the shrine at Cooperstpwn, N.Y. Jackie Robinson, the pioneer Negro in organized baseball, and Roy Campanella, who played between 1948 and 1957, have been elected to the shrine. In reaching back prior to 1947, the Hall of Fame is attempting to honor" great Negro players who never had the opportunity to play in the majors or who do not qualify under the " normal voting regulations for the same' or MEAN A LOT I "LITTLE THINGS" i % % # % % % % % % similar reasons.' Paige, for example, was an acknowledge pitching star of the old Negro leagues who. was signed by the Cleveland Indians in 1948 when he was believed to be 42 years old. His major league record, from 1948 through 1953, consisted of a 2831 mark and a two-inning appearance for the Indians in the 1948 World Series. Gibson never played in the majors "—he died in 1947 a few months before^Robinson broke .in with the Brooklyn Dodgers — but had a reputation as the "Babe Ruth of Negro baseball." He is reported by contemporaries on the field and in the press to have hit many tape- measure homers and to have maintained batting averages around the .400-level. Other pre-1947 Negro stars considered by the committee included Ray Dandridge, Cool Papa Bell, Oscar Charleston, Cannonball Dick Redding, Buck Leonard, John Henry Lloyd, Smoky Joe Williams and Monte Trvin. The latter, a member of the committee, compiled a..293 batting average and hit 99 homers during an eight-year big league career with the New York Giants and Chicago Cubs from 1949 through 1956. Underdog Butler Loses to ND 93-87 By United Press International Butler's underdog Bulldogs gave it that old "college try," but in the end, Notre Dame's class prevailed for a 93-81 basketball victory. Butler, invading South Bend with a 7-12 record, played the No. 10 Irish on even terms for most of Monday night's game and refused to wilt after the Austin Carr-led quintet spurted to open the second half. With Billy Shepherd canning 28 points, Butler remained within hailing distance for most of the game and it was nine points by Collis Jones in the final three minutes that really decided the issue. < Carr led the scoring with 36 points while Jones had 18 and John Pleick 17. Butler, leading 41-39 at.the half, gotl8 points from Oscar Evans and 16 from Dave Bennett. UCLA Regains No. 1 Rating NEW YORK, (UPI)—UCLA is No. 1 again but the Bruins know they're not going to have an easy time staying there. The Bruins, who have won 136 of their last 141 games, moved back into the top spot Monday in the United Press International major college basketball ratings after last Saturday night's victory over arch-rival Southern California. The loss dropped the Trojans to. third and Marquette jumped into second place in the balloting of the 35-m ember UPI Board of Coaches. UCLA received 21 first-plae votes and 332 points while Marquette was second with 10 first-place votes and 305 points. Southern California received only one first-place vote and is third with 278 points. The Bruins, . seeking an unprecedented fifth straight NCAA title, are going to have a difficult time protecting their No. 1 rating since they must face Southern California a second time this season. And if the Bruins make it to the tournament, they can expect a ' strong challenge' from Marquette. Unbeaten Pennsylvania, heading towards the Ivy League crown, is in fourth place and once-beaten Kansas, which received two first-place votes, is fifth. Michigan received the other first?place vote. Rounding out the top ten are Jacksonville, - Western Kentucky, Kentucky; South Carolina and Notre Dame. South Carolina was seventh last week and dropped, two spots to ninth while Tennessee, ninth last week, fell but of the top ten. Five coaches from each of the seven geographical areas of the nations comprise the UPI ratings board. Each week they selected the top 10 major college teams in the nation, with points awarded on a 10-9-87-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis on votes from first through 10th. First Federal Netters TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9. 1971 Cage-ology' Kid Basketbaff Tim Renfe Gqesf Bill Mitchell Tin\er LL Baseball T-Men Chili Supper fly Eldon Cage / TWbu"e Sports Editor " Front Gunning. row (1-*) Alan Dickover, Butch Moreland and Dick Second row (1-r) Jeff Faulstick, Jerry Sallee, Max Landrum, and Mike Lewellen. Third row (1-r) Tom Plake, S J.S.I. Socks from $1.00 SHIRTS from $6.00 Handkerchiefs from 3/$J.00 TIES from $3.00 Cologne from $2.50 Cuff Links and TIE Tacks from $2.50 - $15.00 Handsome Leather BELTS from $4.00 BILLFOLDS from $5.00 World's Most Accurate Wrist Timepiece Jixcellenie in ;\ Itulova Collctiion of fine watches. Come see tlicm. 'Diamond fcaciriiency "A"—A .diamond enhances this elegant . watch. 17 jewels. Faceted crystal. S55.00- ACCUTRON* by BULOVA ^jP It goes hmm-m-m. Earl G. Rhodes . jeweler tWe Mill adjust timekeeping to this tolerance, If necessary. Guarantee Is for one year. Tim Jung, Ron Long, Butch Schulenburg. (Not present, .Phil Heron). Eleven members of the Tipton First Federal Savings and Loan Association basketball.team, one j >f the seven clubs in the Tipton County Independent Basketball League. (Staff Photo by Eldon Cage) : Shaw New Golf Idol NEW YORK (UPI)-Tom Miller = Barber," runner-up to Shaw, on the verge of replacing Shaw in the Hawaiian, is also Arnold Palmer as golf's new second in the money race with "take-charge" guy, forged to earnings of $59,241. ;;. = j The standings are reversed in the exemption points derby, Barber leading in: points 55,541.5 and Shaw second jwith 41,265. George Archer ranks third ; in: both categories with $37,607'and 33,776.6 points. Examption-points are used to help determine playing privileges for next year, the front .among the leading money winners, it was announced Monday by the Professional Golf Association's Tournament Palyers Division. Shaw, winner of last week's Hawaiian Open and the Bing Crosby National pro-am earlier this year, has earned $69,752. jvith with Standings NEW YORK (UPI)— The United Press International top 20 major college basketball teams with first-place votes and wonrlost records in parentheses. (Tenth week, includes games played through Sunday, Feb. 7). 1. UCLA (21) (16-1) 332 2. Marquette (10) (18)0) 305 3. Sou. Cal. (1) (16-1) 278 4. Pennsylvania (18)0) 231 5. Kansas (2) (16-1) 203 6. Jacksonville (16^ 156 7. Western Ky. (15-3 1 * 81 8. Kentucky (15-3) 61 9. South Carolina (13-4) 55 10. Notre Dame (11-5) 36 11. North Carolina (13-3) 32 12. Michigan (1) (12-4). 27 13. Duquesne (15-2) 17 14. Fordham (16-1) 16 15. (Tie) LaSalle (15-2) 14 (Tie) Tenn (14-4) 14 c 17. (Tie) Houston (17-3) 9 (Tie) Oregon (12-4) 9 (Tie) Illinois (10-4) 9 20. Louisville (15-4) 7 Also receiving five or more points—Utah State. The win increased Notre Dame's record to 12-5. Goshen nipped Grace in the Mid-Central Conference, 86-84, on Moe Miller's layup with one second to go, while Pikeville of. Kentucky beat Oakland City, 103-93. Earlham and Anderson, co- leaders in the Hoosier Conference, entertain league rivals Taylor and Manchester,'respectively, tonight. In Big Ten play, second-place Purdue entertains Ohio State while Indiana travels to Michigan State. Huntington, co-leader in the Mid -Central loop, has a league date at Indiana Tech. In . other intra-state games, Indiana Central is at Franklin and Waoash at Hanover. By JOE CARNICELLI UPI Sports Writer Dayton's George Jackson isn't, exactly one of the nation's most publicized centers but he showed enough Monday night to push Western Kentucky's Jim McDaniels. out of the limelight. Jackson, a,rugged rebounder who's never been known as a big! offensive threat, scored seven of Dayton's last 11 points as the Flyers ; upset seventh- ranked Western Kentucky 63-60. Jackson, a 6-foot-7, 230- pounder, finished.with 16 points and 1 helped hold McDaniels, a sevenrfooter making a strong bid for All-America honors, to 19, only two in the second half. The Hilitoppers moved put to a three-point lead midway through the second half before Jefferson and JLincoln Elementary Schools each have an Intramural Boys Basketball program with about eightjto ten teams organized to play an intra-mschool schedule during physical educa^ tion classes and after school. Both schools, are just getting a. good start for this year and this column will, with the permission- of the officials^ igive some publicity to the programs, players and game results. -{-. .'• This program by Lincoln and. Jefferson succeeded the former organized school teams which played inter-school games and participated in the Tipton County Kid Basketball! .Tourneys of the late 1940's, 50's, and early 60's. Some of Tipton's fine Blue Devil Basketball players in the 60's were developed within the Intramural system as were some of the great Satan players of the 40's and 50's developed in the regular school teams competing irregular season schedules and then participating in the Kid Tourneys, both the Grade arid the Junior High classes. | All schools had full cheerblocks and cheerleaders. -.*.;'' • '" ; At one time the 'Grade school Kid tourney had 12 teams from schools at Kempton, Goldsmith, Prairie, Sharpsville, Windfall, New Lancaster, Cuftisville, Hobbs, Lutheran; St. John's, Lincoln and Jefferson competing in that Tourney classification, usually during the third week in t February. The Tourneywasori- ginated and first held in the Tipton National Guard Armory and then later held in what is"now.the Tipton Junior High School Gym where in some years crowds of 2000 witnessed the games. Junior High Tourneys had representatives . from all of the schools except Jefferson and Lincoln and then just one Tipton Junior High team played in the 11 team tourney except for one year, when both, a seventh and eighth grade team were entered and Tipton's Seventh Grade team won the championship. C-0 Tipton High School Assistant Basketball Coach Tim Renie will be' the Guest Columnist one day this week and will discuss the development of reserve and underclassmen players as well as dwell on athletic details of his own choosing. , Next week Tri-Central High School Coaches John Hardingand Jim Calaway have agreed'to submit-their versions of developing athletics in a new consolidated school with some new sports categories. Other Tipton School coaches and physical education personnel will be giving their views in Cage-ology as other sports move (Continued on page six) 36-Point Performance Austin Carr turned in a 36- point - performance to lead Notre Dame over Butler. Carr and John Pleick, who finished with 17, combined for 33 of the Fighting Irish's "first 35 points in the second half to rally Notre Dame from a two-point halftime deficit. : ! Lee Dedmon's two foul shots in the last 28 seconds helped North Carolina beat. North Carolina State. Dedmon was fouled with 28. seconds to go and dropped in a. foul shot. He was fouled again grabbing the rebound of his missed foul and converted one-of-twd. State's Ed Leftwich had 24 points to take game-scoring honors. Don Johnson scored 26 points Jackson began finding! the - and Tennessee's rugged defense, range. Tom Crosswhite had 14 held Johnny Neumann, the points and Rex Gardecki tossed nation's leading= scorer, to 22 in in 12 for the Flyers, now 13-6. " " ' " * ' " ...._„-. The loss was Western's fourth^ in 19 games. Six Ranked Teams Play Six other.ranked teams were' in action Monday night and all! emerged as winners. * | Kansas (No. 5). routed Colorado 91-67, sixth-ranked Jacksonville, downed Loyola of Louisiana 111-93, Kentucky (No. 8) romped past Mississippi State 102-83, Notre Dame (No. 10) biased Butler 93-81, 11th- ranked North Carolina edged North Carolina State 65-63 and Tennessee, tied for 15th defeat' ed Mississippi .80-74. Dave Robisch had 24 points and Mark Williams came off the bench to score 22 as Kansas ran its record to 17-1 with a victory over Colorado, Williams, Kansas' smallest player at 5-11, hit five long shots in the first half to open Colorado's zone and enable the 6-1) Robisch to work inside. Artis Gilmore -had 24 point; and blocked 11 shots to help Jacksonville beat Loyolaj Gilmore, the Dolphis' 7-2 center, grabbed 27 rebounds in his battle with Tyrone MarioneauX, Loyola's seven-foot center. Marioneaux finished with 22 point!. Tom Parker scordd a career high 32 points, 23 in the second half, as Kentucky beat Mississippi State. Kentucky held only a five-point lead in the second naif before Parker's shooting put the game out of reach. by 'Po, Rich man Milton 8 P. —7 I the Vols' triumph over Mississippi, j Elsewhere, . Florida State rallied to beat Georgia Tech 8176, Ohio University downed Loyola' of Illinois 77-72, St. Louis beat Wichita State 76-71. College Results By United Press International Tennessee 80 Miss 74 Clemson 77 Rollins 52 Bald. Wall. 96 Pts/Park 84 Vir. Tecti 91 WM. Mary 63 VMI 73 Richmond 63 St. Louis 76 Wchta St. 71 Notre Dame 93 Butler 81 Ohio 77.Lyla (Chi) 72 Okla. St. 51 Kan. St. 50 Utah 103 Tulane 81 St. Anslms 86 Plymth St. 67 ' W. Tex. St. 97 SeatUe 84 Sttsn 91 Miami, Fla. 76 Prvdnce 73 Crghtn 71 . Georgia 71 Ala. 70 111. 84 Bwlng Green 78 Tenn. Chat. 81 Citadel 70 No. Car. 65 N.C. St. 63 Clemson 77 Rollins 52 Dayton 63 Western Ky. 60 Stbnvl 89 Allnce, Pa 78 Yngstn St. 76 Hllsdle 53 Ohio No. 87 Findlay 85 Air Force 81 Portlnd 62 Bishop. 95 Wayland 88 La. Tech 89 N.E. La. 79 . Colorado 91 Kansas 67 Vnrblt 92 Florida 81 Georgia Sou. 87 Tampa U. 69 Tex Sou.! 104 Jcksn St. 102 Fla.' A&M 103 Svnnh St. 97 Clay Granted Fight License MIAMI BEACH (UP!)—The- Miami Beach Boxing Commission granted a license Monday night to former heavyweight champion Cassius Clay, also known as Muhammad Ali. The commission voted unanimously to grant the license. Caly appeared before the commission, represented by Manager Angelo Dundee, and paid his $7.50 license fee. • UPI Sports Writer PHOENIX (UPI)— Jim Wynn is'a typical husband. He says he still loves his- wife. ' ' L He also wants to thank all the kind'people who sent him those get-well cards while he was in the hospital and if you're wondering what that has to do with the way|he feels about his. wife the answer is everything.' She's the one who put him in the hospital. I • Jim WynnJ who" spent a week there being repaired for a knife wound in his side, has spent another one [here recuperating. He did it by; hob-nobbing with a lot of his old baseball budies and competing in the American Airlines Astr ojet golf classic. Astros Will Be Glad Jim Wynn's employers, the Houston Astros, will be glad to hear he was hitting the ball well, particularly for a fellow who had been sliced up pretty good and had just come out of the , hospital. They'll also be glad, to hear he's not mad at anyone. Not j at them for moving him around in the outfield, not at his wife, Ruth/ for doing what she did, not at anyone. "What happened was completely my says about he lost to everything. fault," Jim Wynn that little. decision his wife. "I started I We were celebrating our wedding anniversary *nd I got teed off. It was over something silly." One word led to another and before you j knew it the scene looked like Custer's Last Stand with Jim Wynn playing Custer, looking at all that blood on the floor and saying oh my God, that's mine! "It was a.little knife," Wynn says. "A little steak knife." For a little knife it carved pretty big. j "Hardly Felt It" "I hardlyj felt it at all.'VWynn says. "It was just like getting a little needle' in your finger. When I went to the hospital they did a real good examination on me. They told me no damage was done inside." Jim Wynn and his wife have been married six. years. They're separated now but there is a chance they'll get back together again. The eouple have two children and the best way anybody" has ever figured out yet for children to be raised is by their mother and father- That leaves Jim; Wynn with one other problem. Where is he going to play for Houston? Wynn had - been Houston's centerfielder but when flashy young Cesar Cedeno began getting hot last summer, Spec Richardson,'the Astros' general manager, and Harry Walker, the manager, decided to put Cedeno in center and move Wynnn someplace else. Wynn wasn't happy about the shift in the first place and brooded more as the summer wore on. Finally he' asked to' be traded. No More Problem "There's no more problem now, "Wynn.says. "Just before I came down here I told 'em I don't wanna play centerfield anymore. .I'll play anyplace they want me to, leftfield or rightfield. I'm sick and tired of hearing Harry Walker complaining about my legs. He says I pull muscles all the time and things like that. If you look it up you'll see I play as much as anybody on the ball club. I played 158 games Jim Wynn didn't have a bad year for Houston. He had 87 RBIs, 28 homers and a .282 batting average, which isn't bad at. all,, but 20-year old Cesar Cedeno is. the kid they're all whipped ' up about in Houston. He's one helluva ballplayer," Wynn says. "He knows it because I've told him and he just stands there and smiles." Cesar Cedeno may be getting a little cocky. Jim Wynn is 28 and could tell him it never pays. maybe we can help you - Relieve; the strain, of unpaid bills TODAY! Let us help solve your financial problems. J.LM &• <Ba te5 LOANS Ed Meloche "your MONEY man" 112 N. Main Phone, 675-4433

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