Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California on February 10, 1964 · Page 12
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12—Monday, Feb. 10, 1964 Red lands Daily Facts tell i .3J IN FLIGHT — Norway's Torolf Engan, the birdman of Trondheim, soared to victory with two nearly flawless flights in the giant special ski-jump Sunday. Terminal competitive event of Olympics brought hundreds of Norwegians, waving flags, singing the national anthem and carrying their sports hero on their shoulders. (UP! Telephoto) Olympic Games U.S. they winter lacked athletes say preparation By HENRY W. THORNBERRY gcther for one Olympic while UPI Sports Writer ihc Russians, Czechs and INNSBRUCK, Austria (UPI) Swedes have all had their —The men and women from the United States who wound up as also-rans in the 1964 Winter Olympics today blamed their performances on a lack of preparation. In essence, Uncle Sara's alh letes and coaches agreed they made a molehill effort in preparing for this mountain of world snow sports. They are not cry babies, these lean and lanky men and husky girls from the states. However, they regretted the fact they will return home with only six medals while the Soviet Un ion won the unofficial team championship for the third con secutive time by bagging 25, in eluding 11 gold medals. Kenneth L. (Tug) Wilson of Chicago, the president of the U.S. Olympic Committee, summed up the feelings of the Yanks following Sunday's closing ceremonies "The thing is that people may expect too much from us," said Wilson, a tall, gray haired man who chews this thoughts carefully but speaks crisply. Cites Handicaps "Any great nation is expected to excel in everything and the fact is that we're not a win ter sports nation," he added. "One of the biggest handicaps we have is that after one of our athletes has had one shot at the Olympics he usually has to give it up and start earning a living, cither as a professional athlete or in some other field. "Take our hockey team for instance. We have trouble getting enough good players to- Ralston wins invitational PALM DESERT (UPI)-Tennis star Dennis Ralston, ranked as the No. 1 men's tennis player in Southern California last year, won the 12th annual Desert Invitational tennis tournament Sunday by beating Arthur Ashe 6-3, 6-3. Mrs. Karen Hantzc Susman, 1962 'Wimbledon champion, won the women's title, beating Mrs, Dorothy Cheney in straight sets 7-5, 6-4. teams together for several years." Bill Disney, a small, wiry man of 31 who left his wife, his three children and his job back in Rosemead, Calif., to race on the U.S. speed skating team, bemoaned the lack of facilities in the states to train teams for the Winter Olympics. "Year after year we complain about this but our plea falls on deaf ears," said Disney. "All U.S. officialdom docs is wring its hands every time the Russians win another gold medal — especially in speed skatins. Tracks Are Scarce continued. "You can imagine how our hearts bleed for poor Lidia Skoblikova," he said, referring to the blonde Russian who won four gold medals in speed skating here. "She said she had natural ice to skate on only five months in the year. And Moscow has only eight Olympic- sized rinks. "We'd give our right arms for this kind of opportunity. But let's face it. The Soviet Union has made a political thing out of athletics and has been capitalizing on it. Speed skater Terry McDer mott, the man from Bunny's Barber Shop at Bay City, .Mich., won the lone U.S. gold medal. But the big U.S. break- Yogi Berra made 12 banquets in 10 days and said he was going to chuck it and get back to baseball . . . before the three pounds he tacked on his middle gets any bigger. Sandy Koufax busy on the trail that took him within 24 hours from Lethbridge, Alberta, to Calgary to Butte, Mont., to Denver to New York, has only two more social engagements before he sinks into hibernation. ... Bo Wininger, long active on the golf trail, is taking bis new duties as head pro at the Desert Inn (Las Vegas) seriously. He has cut tournament participation to a couple or three major events. . . . The school teaching profession is taking it on the chin. Lamar Hunt married a school teacher to become housewife to his millions. Pat Summerall, the ex- New York Giant placekicker, quit his high school job in New York. Dick Radatz, the monster who cows American League batters for the Boston Red Sox, has left the classroom between seasons to conduct a nightly radio show in the Hub. . This is what encourages the American Football League: in 1962, the Dallas Texans drew 155,000 people, who paid $350, 000; in 1963, they moved to Kansas City and drew 150,000, but they paid $800,000 . . which made the Chiefs one of four teams in the league that broke even. . . . Stan Musial laughs that his batting average has climbed 10 points a month since he retired last fall. . . he sees hope of reaching .400. But Dave Grote, the National League publicitor, believes Dizzy Dean has the best discription for retired heroes: "The longer they's away, the better they was." Sonny Liston's reason for wearing specially weighted shoes in training: "Instead of being on a bicycle, when I get in the ring it's like I'm on a motorcycle." . . . Bulldogs lose close game to Pasadena A last second shot by guard [return to SCIAC play when they; points in the second period. Dave Mohs fell short and theihost Pomona Sagehens at 8:30 University of Redlands Bulldogs!p.m. in Currier gym. Red- went down to defeat by o n e|lands holds the league lead with point, 45-44, to non-conference j a 5-0 record. for Pasadena College Saturday Cold shooting, one of thejcox 2 night in Currier gym. J things that hampered the UR|J. Love 7 For independent Pasadena it!five on their northern trip, was an important win as theyiproved fatal against Pasadena. Pasadena G. Culbertson 2 B. Love 2 Bauer Dick Radatz Jimmy Hall, the Minnesota Twin outfielder who set a rookie record for homers (33), though he wasn't even on a major league roster this time last year came into baseball via the back door. The big game around western North Carolina, his native sector, is something called "slow pitch" — an offshoot of Softball in which they use a big melon, and the pitcher has to throw it with an arc like Rip Sewell's old blooper ball. Jimmy calls it punkin ball and says he played it first and that the best teams in the world both came from McAden ville, N.C., a town of 1,000 — they finished one-two in the na tional tournament this year, Pete Ward, the young Chicago White Sox third baseman, also played "slow pitch" in Ore gon, but called it "mush ball.' The greatest player in basket ball today is Oscar Robertson Eddie Donovan, the coach of the New York Knicks, calls him "the perfect machine — I don't see how he could be any bet ter." . . . but it doesn't quite satisfy Oscar. He tells friends he believes he could still make the big leagues in baseball, as a slugging outfielder, though he was never permitted to play the sport in college. . . . Chances are better than ever that Frank Gifford will decide to continue his Giant football career another year. He says he feels too good, physically, to quit. . . . Between you'n'me, Jerry Wol man's takeover of the Philadel phia Eagles wasn't smooth. Another owner fought the move bitterly, but Jerry broke down all accusations with his insistence that "I didn't buy the Eagles as a business venture. Had the club been losing money, I still would have bought." "Speed skating is something!through came in the Alpine ski we could excel in because it'siing events, for which American aining tremendous popularity in the states. But where can a kid find an Olympic size track in the U.S.? One in Butte, Montana. Another at Minneapolis. There is no Olympic size track with artificial refrigeration." Disney hesitated momentarily to catch his breath and then Carousel still leads in Pacific SAN DIEGO (UPI)—Carousel, an 83-foot sloop, was in the lead of the handicap division of the San Diego • to - Acapulco yacht race today. Ichiban was running a close second, and Flare was third. Class leaders were: Class A— Ichiban, Sirius II and Ticonderoga; Class B—Califia, Flare, and Sea Smoke II; and Class C—Carousel, Hetaera and Spirit. Nationally known runners to be in Orange Show Nationally known runners are expected to compete in the third annual Southern Pacific Association 30 Kilometer championship and marathon to be held in conjunction with the 49th National Orange Show in San Bernardino March 12-22. The marathon, co-sponsored by the Orange show and the Colton Recreation and Park Department is slated for 9 a.m. March 15th, according to Stan- Icy E. Stafford, Colton rccrca- tion director. Runners such as Gene Carson of Redlands. now running for San Bernardino Valley College, and one of the top distance men in the country, Steve Wypcr, Dennis Kennedy and Gary Mason, all of the University of Redlands; Robert Carman, SBVC professor, Bill Pasley of Riverside, Stan Staable of Colton, Jim Gorral Sr., of Apple Valley and the 58-year ole Mike Gish of Fontana are expected to compete. Distance running has become one of the most popular sports in the Southland, Stafford said, with scheduled events drawing from 50 to 100 competitors instead of 20 or 30. In 1962 the original course was 20 miles with runners going in five mile laps, taking a circle from the Orange show grounds through Colton and back. In 1963 the course was changed to fit the 30 Kilometer 18.641 mile distance. It was also combined with the national junior 30 kilometer and distance SPAAU 30 kilometer champion ships. entries had been best organized and prepared. Gaining In Popularity The Yanks took four of the 18 ski medals. Europeans used to almost sneer at U.S. skiers, although there arc more Americans on skis than there arc humans in Austria, an Alpine power. Bob B c a 11 i c, the blond, tanned U.S. coach was the man most responsible for the sue cess of the Yank skiers. Breaking tradition, Beattie argued and won permission and facilities for training his down hillers and slalom skiers six months before the games. He bulldogged the traditional Alpine powers into giving his men their first good scedings in history. "We had the strongest team we ever brought to the Olympics," Beattie said. "We leave with our heads up. How could we have been failures where we have never succeeded in Al pine skiing before? And we aren't going to quit now, go home and rest on our medals. We are going to keep right on training." Golfers still battle over TV rights PHOENIX, Ariz. (UPI) —The International Golf Sponsors Association and the Professional Golfers Association continued their battle today over the television rights to all major tournaments. Arnold Bockstruck president of the IGSA, said Sunday bis organization had voted unanimous, ly to reject the PGA demands that they handle all television money. PICARDY WINS RACE PARIS (UPI) — The $60,000 Prix de Paris trotting race was won Sunday by Picardy, a French entry. Duke Rodney and Porterhouse, two American entries, finished out of the money. Weekend sports summary INNSBRUCK, Austria (UPI) —Russia defeated Canada, 3-2, and won the gold medal for ice hockey at the Winter Olympics. ST. LOUIS (UPI)—Bob Pettit of the St. Louis Hawks became the highest scorer in the history of the National Basketball Association when he scored his 19,210th point of his carer against the San Francisco War- riocrs. MIAMI. Fla. (UPI)-Admiral Vic and Top Gallant finished in a dead heat for first in the $61,600 Seminole Handicap at Hialeah Park. ARCADIA, Calif. (UPI)-Gun Bow romped to a four - length victory in the $58 ,700 San Antonio Handicap at Santa Anita. HANOVER. N.H. (UPI) - Middlcbury College won the annual Dartmouth Winter Carnival crown for skiing and jumping. Sunday PHOENIX, Ariz. (UPI)-Jack Nicklaus fired a 66 on the final round for a total of 271 and a three-stroke victory in the $50, 000 Phoenix Open Golf Tourna mcnt. INNSBRUCK, Austria (UPI) —Toralf Engan of Norway cap turcd the final gold medal of the Winter Olympic Games by finishing first in the special ski jump. Lakers to meet Boston Celtics Tuesday BOSTON (UPD-The faltering Los Angeles Lakers take a break today before meeting the Boston Celtics Tuesday night, The Lakers, who have dropped from first place to third in the Western Division of the National Basketball Association in just 10 games, fell at the hands of Baltimore 119-110 Sunday. It was the ninth loss in their last 10 games. While everything looked bleak daring the game, the Lakers held on to one hopeful thought Jerry West, who fractured his thumb 10 games ago, played for only 16 minutes against the Bullets. However, even playing with a specially built brace on the injured thumb. West dunked 19 points. Elgin Baylor, still having trouble with his knees, led the Laker scoring with 22 points, and Dick Barnett added 20. , State Street Christian wins basketball game State Street Christian downed the Congregational five 25-21' in Church league basketball play recently. Biggs was the leading game winners with 12 points. Slovek had eight, Ramsey three and Hammer two for State Street Christian. Sacred Heart downed Bethany Reformed 60-25 with Ron Brcjt- fus pumping in 22 points. Firsts Presbyterian defeated House of Neighborly Service 36-23 with Monte Farquhar scoring 12. Church of the Nazarene with John King leading the w a y, scored a 45 to 29 win over the Baptist hoopsters. King scored 18 for the winners. Gary Short and Rich Wager each had 10 for the Nazarene's. Adult league games saw Sacred Heart stop the Baptist 4640 with Steve Follot hitting 15. Paul Riggins was high for the losers with 14. In an overtime game Church of the Nazarene defeated Bethany Reformed 50-44. Both teams had 50 at the end of regulation time. Gary Short led the winners with 17 points. Jack Van Grow had 20 for the losers. are bidding for a spot in the post-season National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) playoffs. With 1:29 to go coach Lee Ful mer's Bulldogs controlled the ball and worked for one shot. The UR five lost control but regained the ball with two seconds left. Mohs 30 foot jumper missed and Pasadena had the win. Tomorrow night the Bulldogs Redlands pumped in 32 per cent of their shots to Pasadena's 39 per cent. Mohs led the Bulldogs with 12 points and George Newmyer tallied 10. Senior gurd Gary Smith wound up with the lowest output of his college career, two points on one field goal. Smith is usually the top scorer for the Bulldogs. At the half Pasadena held a one point lead 27-26. Both teams scored 18 Totals 13 Redlands Engberg . Newmyer Fisher ... Mohs Smith .... Loper F. 6 4 1 15 F. 1 2 3 0 0 0 T. 10 8 5 6 15 45 T. 9 10 7 12 2 4 Totals IS 6 44 Halftime score—Pasadena 27, Redlands 26. Frosh score — Pasadena 82, Redlands 55. Redlands swimmers in AAU meet Say it isn't so .. . Yes it is, really it is BALTIMORE (UPI) — The; Alan Stockholm, the Allegany phone ran?, the Cumberland; coach, explained that " we wait- Old.) Times office answered led at half court, double-teamed and a voice sain: "It's and stole the ball over and correct." jover again. Redlands Swim Club members! Allegany Community College; "But we didn't play as if we placed in the AAU meet held j of Cumberland, had. indeed.! were hungry. We could have at El Camino over the week-'beaten Baltimore Institute and pressed the whole game." the score really was 210-23. i Raskin didn't see it that way. Allegany, a junior college, i He said his timer discovered has a 17-2 record while Balti-lthat Allegany was stopping the more Institute, a combined!clock when his team handled prep school and business col-! the ball. lege is 0-13. "When they got it, the clock And how does it feel to losclstarted again," Raskin said, by 1S7 points? j "I told the referee about it "Not very good," said Alan;and he said there was nothing Raskin, the Baltimore Insti-il could do. Someone said the tute coach. "I don't believe in clock was sticking." this running up the score. They) The four minutes remaining, made a big thing of it. I the score was 160-16. "I only have a bunch ofi Asked if the outcome would young kids. Last year we beat; mar athletic relations between end. Bruce Kocsis and Larry Boxer, both swimming in the 1112 year division both placed in the meet. Kocsis placed fifth in the 200 yard individual medley with a 2:40.1 clocking. Boxer took sixth in the 50 yard freestyle in 29.0 flat. Boxer also swam the 100 yard breast in 1:29.6, the 100 yard free, 1:05.6, the 200 yard individual medley 2:48.7 and the 100 yard butterfly 1:18.1. Kocsis also swam in the 100 yard back 1:17.2, 100 yard free 1:06.2, 100 yard breast, 1:27.4 and the 50 yard free 29.4. Swim club member Pinky Chambers in the 13-14 age roup bettered her time for the 100 yard backstroke with a 1:24.1 tie and turned the 100 yard free in 1:14.0. Marc Miles swimming In the 11-12 group toured the 100 yard breast in 1:23.2, the 100 yard free 1:08.9, the 100 yard back. 1:16.9, 50 free 29.5: and the 200 yard individual medley in 2:46..1. them by a couple of points and I guess the coach must have thought I was kidding when I asked him to take it easy on us this year. All my good play-:on theirs, crs graduated last year." I them." the schools, Raskin answered:" "I have asked them to schedule us for two games next year, one on our court and one We'll get back at Search never ends for conqueror of Bruins By United Press International "The search that never ends" The Redlands Swim Club is !_for some basketball team that sponsored by the City Recrea -L ight upset UCLA _ resume s tion Department. Director of the team is Robert Chambers and Larry Munz is coach. U.S. Olympic track hopes brighter after LA. meet next weekend when the Washington Huskies check into Los Angeles for a pair against the top-ranked Bruins. Washington will put its 7-12 mark against unbeaten UCLA which has rolled to 19 wins in as many games. California's Golden Bears came close to shocking the Bruins last Saturday, bowing LOS ANGELES (UPI)-Unitcd| by , on ! y 58 " 56 ' B "' th , eyT . s " 11>lo f t den Wall took high onoors with 22. Stanford moved into a second place tie with California by sweeping two from Washington State. The Indians waltzed to an 84-48 triumph on Saturday j behind Tom Dose's 24 points. The Cougars, who had put on a battle Friday before succumbing, hit for only four field Blades take 10-day break LOS ANGELES (UPI) — The Los Angeles Blades take a 10- day break before returning to the ice for the stretch run in the Western Hockey League race. Los Angeles managed to keep it close until the waning min utes of the final period. However. Art Jones managed to steal the puck deep in his own territory and fired a shot the length of the ice into the unguarded Blade net with just 12 seconds remaining. The Blades' next game ts against the same team on Feb. 19. Moon heads four Dodger signers for '64 LOS ANGELES (UPI)-Four Los Angeles Dodgers, headed by veteran outfielder Wally Moon, returned their signed 1964 contracts Sunday to general manager E. J. (Buzzie) Bavasi. Moon was reported to have signed for around $34,000, approximately the same amount he was paid last year. Others who signed were pitchers Dick Calmus and Bill Singer and first baseman Dick Ken. goals in the second half. Southern California ended an eight-game losing streak by downing Washington, 66-59, in the other Big Six game. The Trojans won it on the free throw line, meshing 20 out of 30 charities while Washington only could hit for 11 of 21. Allen Young's 17 points led the winners. Independents Oregon State made it two in Bob Hayes of Florida A4Mi IIc s , id hc is lookin- forwarder "Tu 0 ^ ¥ ^ turned in the outstanding indi^* ^fch S^iSt* the Pll ° tS ' **- J,m idual performance as he equal- club wc - vc mct s0 far "_ M j chi . »JH T >r i c r rk l ? l he S"n. The only place wherel yart dashi of 6.0 seconds for the! UCLA can lans , c witn | the Wolverines again is in the States Olympic hopes were a! and '•"?, cDn a ^ e , d ^, CL ,t t0 little brighter today after the: stretch lts Bl ° *x lead to three performance of some of thcj fu11 S ames wlth scven t0 P lay ' country's outstanding track and! Evc n coach John Wooden of field athletes Saturday in the the L'clans was making sounds Los Angeles Indoor Games. like a title bound strategist. third time this winter. In the high jump, John Thomas of Boston cleared 7 feet, 1M inches, defeating Australia's Tony Sneazwell, who was an inch below him. Canada's Bill Crothers received outstanding athlete of the meet honors although he did not win the 1,000-yard run Crothers was running a close fourth in the event with two laps to go when someone step, ped on his heel and he fell, rolled along the boards and scraped his left knee. But he got up and dueled winner Jim Dupree to the wire Both men were clocked at 2:11.9. Dallas Long scored a narrow victory by a quarter of an inch over Gary Gubner in the shot put. Hayes Jones of etroit scored his 52nd consecutive victory in the 60-yard high hurdles with a time of 7.2 seconds. Arizona State University's Ulis finals of the NCAA tournament March 21 at Kansas City. vis came up with 25 points for coach Slats Gill while Mel Counts was just behind him with 24. Oregon State outsbot Portland from the floor, 48 per cent to 25. Oregon won its fourth in a And how about 10th ranked TOW , besting Idaho 58-54. The Oregon State? A showdown j Ducks took a 33-17 lead but seemed in the works for the I then the independent club bad NCAA regional title between the Bruins and Beavers, who now have won 20 out of 23 games, most of 'cm without strain. Oregon State has one game listed this week, a Friday night tilt with Seattle. USF appeared destined to fat ten its West Coast Athletic Conference lead this weekend with games against Loyola and Pep perdine's cellar-bound Waves The Dons arc undefeated in the WCAC standings, having won all four of teir league games and seven straight. Here's a rundown on last Saturday's highlihts: Big Six UCLA, which had set a California gym record of 87 points on Friday, had to scramble for Williams took the 500-yard run its 58 . 56 ^in over the Bears the in :58.2. j ncxt n j s ht. With only 12 seconds Tom O'Hara of Loyola of Chi-,to play, the Uclans clung to a cago won the mile with a time I two-point lead. Cal's Chris Carof 4:07.2, and in the Long< DC nter missed a jump shot and Jump, Ralph Boston leaped 25\valt Hazzard, fouled on the feet, 7Vi inches. ! p i a y, put in two free throws that cinched it for the Bruins. It was their narrowest win of the year. Hazzard had 17 points for the night while Cal's Cam- Game warden nabs double offender When Fish and Game Warden R. E. Azbill arrested a 27-year old Lawndale resident for possessing doves out of season, the man looked familiar. He should have looked familiar, the California Department of Fish and Game said, because Warden Azbill had arrested the same man an hour and forty-five minutes earlier for an entirely different type of violation, fishing with two lines. The arrests were made January 31 in the Colorado River, area near Blythe. The violator forfeited S25 bail on each count, and a 410 gauge shotgun and two fishing lines were confiscated. Olympic medals INNSBRUCK (UPI) - Final medal standings of the 1964 Winter Olympics: Gold Silver Bronze 11 8 6 Russia Austria Norway Finland France Germany Sweden U.S.A. Netherlands Canada Britain Italy North Korea Czccho'vakia to hold off a Vandal rally that cut the gap to four, points. Jim Johnson and Jim Barnett each hit 15 Oregon points despite a tight Idaho defense. WCAC USF wiped out a 10 • point halftime deficit and beat U. C. Santa Barbara, 73-65, after the Gauchos' front line fouled out. The Dons' starting five all hit in double figures with Ollie Johnson's 21 points topping the list. The University of the Pacific dug deeper into second, place with a 101-63 lacing of hapless Pepperdine. Bill Wilson scored 29 points for UOP which was in charge throughout the game. St. Mary's and Santa Clara also came up with good wins to indicate they could be jelling after an inauspicious start. he Broncos ended a six- game losing streak when they upset San Jose State, 58-53, with a pair of clutch free throws by Eric Paulson deciding things. Jim Moore celebrated bis 21st birthday by netting 25 points that led St. Mary's to an 85-81 victory over Loyola. CCAA Fresno State continued its domination in the CCAA by rolling over San Fernando Valley State 103-64. Fresno State, now 7-0 to it- quest for a third straight con ferenee crown, needs only one more victory to clinch at least a tie for the title. Los Angeles State scored a 98-84 victory over Cal Poly of San Luis Obispo behind Clarence Wilson's 31-point barrage. In non-conference action, Lem Lemons scored 19 of bis 24 points in the second half to lead Cal Western to a comeback 70-62 victory over Chapman. San Diego State registered its 13th victory of the season by downing Cal Poly of Pomona, £6-75.

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