The Tipton Daily Tribune from Tipton, Indiana on February 17, 1971 · Page 4
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rage.4 THE TIPTON (INDIANA) DAILY TRIBUNE •Ccrge-o Steve Colson LL . Athletes in Military Tipton Tourney \" M ^ Draw 'By Eldon Cage,Tribune, Sports Editor.*" Assumption Bumps Ky State (or No. 7 Cage-ology. is printing a letter received from Tipton Little Lea-° gue President Steve Colson on details of the LL organization and their objectives for the coming year. Thanks Steve and officers. The letter without quote marks is as follows... Steve Colson Little League President Little League Baseball in Tipton looks very good for the coming year., We have a fine organization this year in our officers, board of directors and mana- . gers. We feel we have a very good understanding of what "the purpose of Little League Baseball is and how to go about a- chieveing this as an organization. I'm very pleased thus far in the publicresponsetoour goal. To outline some of our efforts: In the fall of 1970 our organization met at the ball park for a work day. We removed, the top layer of our infield and put on loads of new top soil, and leveled out the rough places, and now feel, the diamond is in better shape . than It has been in several years. We received a donation of grass seed from Walt's GardenShopand Tebco Fertilizer is donatingfer- tilizer for bur park this year. Our purchasing committee and members of the board are going to K o k o m o Wednesday evening, March 17th to see the showing of new. equipment b^ Dick Sanburn Co., Kokomo. On this same evening, I along with all Presidents, in the district will meet with Mr. Dillman, our District Leader to discuss the possibility of a district tournament being held in Tipton this season. Our advertising committee is^ now workingon donations for signs for our outfield fence. We hope,to fill up our entire outfield fence with signs this year. • Mrs. Donna Sullivan has volunteered to oversee the concession stand this year. Mrs. Sullivan will set up work sche-, dules and.do all the purchasing for the stand. We'are hopeful for good volunteer help in this area. L . Two new dugouts were donated by two of our local banking establishments, Farmers Loan and Trst Company and Citizens National Bank. These dugouts are estimated to cost $425 each for the materials. We as an organization will be doing the actual construction ourselves with the help of any and all volunteers in our community. Money has been donated to our league thisyear. $100from Lions Club and accordingto trie Bridge, President of Kiwanis Club, they too will be donating $100. Mr. Ned Grayson, General Manager Hy-Line Chicks of Indiana, is donating an American Flag. We intend to fly the flagateach game and play our national anthem. Umpires this season will be strictly on a volunteer basis. We have two very fine men to work behind the plate, Mr. John Baden, and Mr. Fred Robinson. There will be a session of understanding for umpires, managers, and coaches in the spring where the rule book will be gone over and a mutual understanding of the rules will be reached by all. In addition to the present bleachers we have, the high school is letting us use some of their bleachers for the sidelines at first and third base; this will allow more persons to have a seat at the game. Spring tryouts will be announced very soon, so for all you boys between ages of 8 and 12 who would like to play Little League baseball watch the newspaper for time and place of spring tryouts. To the adults of our fine community I say we are preparing for a very exciting season on our newly remodeled field with our new organization; so please come out to the ball games this season and enjoy yourselves. Batter - Up!! C-0 It will be the policy of this column to attempt to keep fans informed of the whereabouts of former Tipton, Windfall andSharps- ville - Prairie Athletes now in military service. We are all in terested in American Servicemen whether or not they were former athletes, but since this column is_ broadly for athletics, sports and related recreations, just the related sports servicemen will be mentioned here and all other servicemen and women will be publicized on other pages. So, today, we will honor Lance Corporal Gary T. Harpe, former Tipton High School and All CIC Football Player who is now a Ma- ripe in DaNang, South Vietnam. Gary was a hard-hitting Center on offense and a tough 'cookie* of a linebacker on defense, who played with a broken hand for much of the 1968 season. His address is: Lance Corporal Gary T. Harpe, 2637857, L Co. Hdqtrs. Pit. 3/4 Mar. Div. FMF- FPO, San Francisco, Calif. 96602. His parents are Mr. and Mrs. Hilry Harpe of Tipton. There are an estimated 150 Tipton County men in military service and more than one-half were connected with sports, so probably 100 servicemen and their addresses need to be mentioned n this column. Some servicemen may not want their addresses made public, so readers when sending in servicemen's publicity, omit the address if not desirable to publish, but do give particulars about the former athlete and his branch of service. We are sure there are many former Sharpsville, Prairie and (Continued on page eight) By United Press international NEW YORK (UPI>-Assumption College, which has defied the adage that you need a big man to win in modern day basketball, took advantage of Tennessee State's upset of Kentucky "-State last week to move into the" no. 1 position i the weekly United Press International Board of Coches small college ratings. The Greyhounds, coached by Joe O'Brien, stretched their record to 19-0 last week with victories over Brandeis and St. Anselm's and received 14 first place votes from the 30 coaches who articipated in this week's balloting to wrest the lead away from Kentucky State. Kentucky State, which has held the no.-1 spot for the past eight weeks, was upset by Tennessee State, 95-94, last week for only its second setback in 20 games The Thorobreds, -who got 19 first place-votes last week, received only four this week and wire relegated to second place with 225 points. Assumption has 249 points. Moves Into Third Tennessee State, which boasts a 17-2 record through games of Sunday, Feb. 14, used" the victory over Kentucky State to move into third place with 215 * points. Tennessee State also received four first place votes. Purdue,IU Winners By United Press International Indiana and Purdue remained in the Big Ten basketball title chase Tuesday night, the latter thanks to some fancy clutch- shooting by • sophomore guard Dennis Gamauf. The upstart from Crown Point gave Purdue the ddrive that carried to a 73-70 victory at Illinois while Indiana scored an easy 90-76 victory at home over Michigan State. That left IU with a 5-2 league record, Purdue 5-3. Gamauf put Purdue ahead, 69-68, with a fielder, then bit four free throws in the final 25 seconds to ice the win. ; Purdue scored 10 consecutive points in the final three minutes to overtake the Mini. Bob Ford of Purdue led the scoring with 20 points, Gamauf had 14 and Larry Weatherford 12. . George McGinnis pumped in 37 to lead IU, which trailed 10-2 at the outset The Hoosiers , took the lead for good at 18-16 and were in front, 43-35, at the half. Jim Harris had 14 points and Joby Wright 12 for IU. . Taylor rolled over Anderson in Hoosier Conference play, 116-94, and Goshen routed Concordia, 73-49, to tietri-Stazefor the Mid-Central Conference lead. The co-leaders clash Saturday at Tri-State to determine the title. EXT EN DED 3 Thursday-Friday-Saturday, Feb. 18-19-20 Get a Check from Bourffi Make a purchase during the 3 days, and receive an award check Jike the one pictured below, to use as you wish for item in our store! HURRY While Selection is Good! Response has been Terrific! Because response has been so good, BOURFF FURNITURE is extending his AWARD SALE. Checks may be used within 30 days for any merchandise in our store. Open Mon. thru Sot. 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. BOURFF Corner First & Main Streets El wood 552-2255 College Result! Tuesday's College Basketball Results By United Press International East New Hampshire 93 St. Anselm's 72 South (DC) 67 Boston Georgetown CoU. .66 Wake Forest 74 Clemsqn 57 Duke 64 Davidson 55 Citadel 78 Richmond 63 Furraan 88 Tenn (CHAT) 86 Midwest Indiana- 90 Mich St. 76 DePaul 81 Wis. Milwaukee 66 Minn. 88 Iowa 76 Purdue 73 IUinois 70 Ohio St. 79 Wise. 71 Northern HI 79 Ball St. 71 TCU 92 Arkansas 86 Texas Tech 70 Texas 55 SMU 85 Texas A&M 78 Baylor 73 Rice 71 Ark. A&M 81 St. Coll. of Ark. 79 v - - .i West Nebraska 65 Colorado 63 Portland St. 109 Seattle 93 CLINTON CENTRAL Southwest Louisiana was victimized by Tennessee state's climb and dropped one notch to fourth despite a victory in its outing. The Bulldogs got three first place votes and 184 points. Two other Louisiana schools — LSU of New. Orleans and Louisiana Tech—retained their fifth and sixth place standings, but Fairmont State vaulted two places to no. 7 after stretching its record to 23-0. - Kentucky Wesleyan held on to the no. 8 spot but Ashland, despite cunning its record to 202, fell two places to no. 9. There was one other change among the top 11 as Wooster, beaten only once in 22 games, replaced Puget Sound in the 10th spot. B uget Sound dropped to 11th and there was a tie for 12th between S.F. Austin and Philadelphia Textile. Also* in a tie for 14th were Howard Payne and EAU Claire. - Rouding out the top 20 were Oral Roberts, Akron, Evansville, Jackson State and Stetson, College Standings NEW; YORK (UPI>- The United Press International top 20 small college basketball teams with first-place votes and won-iost records in parentheses: (Eleventh week, includes games played through Sunday, Feb. 14% Team Points 1. Assumption (14) (19-0) 249 2. Kentucky St. (4) (18-2) 225 3. Tennessee St. (4) (17-2)215 4. SW Louisiana (3) (17-2)184 5. La. St. (N.O.) (1) (19-0)162 6. Louisiana Tech (18-3) 95 7. Fairmont St. (1) (23-0) 94 8. Ky. Wesleyan (17-4) . 76 9. Ashland (20-2) 74 10. Wooster (21-1) 63 11. Puget Sound (16-3) 39 12. (Tie) S.F. Astn (1) (18-5)29 (Tie) Phila txtle (17-3) 29 14. (Tie) H Pyae (1) (20-5) 24 (Tie) Eau Claire (20-1) 24 16. Oral Roberts (l)(18-5) 20 17. Akron (15-3) 17 18. Evansville (14-7) = 10 19. Jackson St. (21-4) 6 20. Stetson (14-7) 5 Game 1 _ i 7 p.m. •a: is- TRI-CENTRAL Fra WINNER GAME #1 . Game 5 Fri. 7 p.m. TIPTON Game 2 8:30 DELPHI WINNER GAME #2 WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 17, 1971 kfort Sectional Schedule WINNER #5 ROSSVILLE Game 3 7 p.m. CLINTON PRAIRIE FRANKFORT Sat. 8 p.m. CHAMP. Game 4 8:30 . CARROLL . INDIANAPOLIS (UPI) - Sectional pairings for the Indiana high school basketball tourney: ANDERSON WED: 7 Daleville vs Pendleton Heights; 830 Anderson vs Frankton. THURS: 7 Lapel vs Alexandria; 830 Madison Heghts vs Highland. BATESVILLE / THURS: 7 Milan vs Sunman; 830 Batesville vs South Ripley. FRI: 7 Jac-Cen-Del vs Moores Hill. ! BEDFORD WED: 7 Shawswick vs Heltonville; 830 Mitchell vs Bedford. . TjHURS: 7 Oolitic vs Needmore; 830 Fayetteville vs Tunnelton. BELLMONT WED: 7 Bluffton vs Southern Wells; 830 Bellmont vs Norwell. FRI: 7 Adams Central vs South Adams. ! BEN DAVIS WED: 17 Scecina vs Ben Davis; 830 Northwest vs Howe. THURS: 7 Chatard vs Law- fence Central; 830 Speedway vs Deaf School. BENTON CENTRAL THURS: 7 Rensselaer vs North Newton; 830 Lowell vs Remington. FRI: 7 South Newton vs Benton Central. BLACKFORD THURS: 7 Albany vs Penn- vilie; 830 Portland vs Dunkirk. FRI: 7 Blackford vs Bryant. BLOOMINGTON WED: 7 Smithville vs Eminence; 830 Bloomington vs Edgewood. THURS: 730 University vs Unionville; FRI: 7 Martinsville vs winner game 1. BOONVILLE WED: 7 Tell City vs CasUe; 830 South Spencer vs Cannelton. THURS: 7 Chrisney vs Boonville; 830 Tecumseh vs Dale. BRAZIL; THURS: 7 Van Buren vs Montezuma; 830 Brazil vs Rosedale. FRI: 7 Staunton vs Roek- ville. BROWNSBURG WED: 7 Monrovia vs Plainfield; 830 Avon vs Moo'resville. THURS: 730 Danville vs Brovinsburg; Fri: 7 Pittsboro vs winner game 1.' CALUMET WED: 7 Calumet vs Hebron; 83; Crown Point vs Hanover, Central; THURS: 7 Boone Grove vs Lake Central; 830 Merrillville vs Griffith. CARMEL THURS: 7 Sheridan vs Noblesville; 830 Carmel vs Hamilton Heights. FRI: 7 Hamilton Southeastern vs Westfield. CASS r WED: 7 Cass vs Peru; 830 (clip and save) Are you a Buick or Ponliac fancier/ in the dark... ABOUT WHERE TO GO FOR. WARRANTY NEEDS Let us ENLIGHTEN you ci u/ruin BUICK- • PONTIAC INCORPORATED 1412 MAIN ST. 5S2-9MI Caston vs North Miami; THURS: 730 Kewanna vs Logansport; FRI: 7 Pioneer vs .winner game 1. CHESTERTON WED: 7 Washington vs Wheeler; 830 Kouts vs Chesterton; THURS: 730 Portage vs Valparaiso; = FRI: 7 Morgan vs winner game 1. CLAY CITY • THURS: 7 Owen Valley vs Clay City; 830 Sullivan vs North Central; FRI: 7 Dugger vs Shakamak. COLUMBIA CITY, THURS: 7 Churubusco irs Pierceton; 830 Columbia City vs South Whitley. FRI: 7 Homestead vs Manchester. COLUMBUS THURS: 7 South Decatur vs Edinburg; 830 H a u s e r vs Greensburg; FRI: 7 Columbus vs Brown County. CONNERSVILLE THURS": 7 ConnersviHe vs Brookville; 830 Whitewater vs Liberty. FRI: 7 Union,-0. vs Laurel. . CRAWFORDSVILLE UPPER BRACKET: TUES: 7 Darlington v s Waynetown; 830 Coal Creek vs Waveland. LOWER BRACKET: „ WED: 7 Linden vs New Market; 830 Ladoga vs Crawfordsville. DEKALB WED: 7 Hamilton, vs Fremont; 830 Garrett vs Prairie Heights; THURS: 730 Angola vs DeKalb. FRI: 7 Eastside vs winner game 1. EASTBROOK WED: 7 E a stbrook vs White's; 830 Northfield vs Huntington. THURS: 730 Huntington Catholic vs Southwood; FRI: 7 Wabash vs winner game 1. EAST CHICAGO UPPER BRACKET: WED: 7 Washington vs East Gary Edison; 830 Roosevelt vs River Forest. , LOWER BRACKET: FRI: 7 Hammond Noll vs Hobart. EAST NOBLE THURS:' 7 Fairfield, vs Central Noble; 830 East Noble vs West Noble. FRI: 7 Lakeland vs Westview.. ELKHART WED: 7 Northridge vs Concord; 830 Penn vs Goshen. THURS:. 730 Jimtown vs Elkhart; FRI: 7 Northwood vs winner game 1. EVANSVILLE .WED: 7 Memorial vs North; 830 Harrison vs Rex Mundi; THURS: 7 Bosse vs Central; 830 Reitz vs Mater Dei. FORT WAYNE I MON: 7 Snider vs Leo; 830 Elmhurst vs Catholic; TUES:, T Central vs Dwenger; THURS: 7 Luers vs winner game 1. FORT WAYNE II TUES: 830 Woodlan vs Concordia; WED: 7 Heritage vs South; 830 North vs Carroll. FRI: 7 New Haven vs winner game 1. FOUNTAIN CENTRAL j WED: 7 Seeger vs Pine Village; 830 Fountain Central vs Covington; THURS: 7 Attica vs Williamspprt; 830 North Vermillion vs Turkey Run. : FRANKFORT WED: 7 Clinton Central vs Tri Central; 830 Delphi vs Tipton. THURS: 7 Rossville ys Clinton Prairie; 830 Frankfort vs Carroll. GARY UPPER BRACKET: I TUES:; 7 Roosevelt vs Wallace; 830 Andrean vs Mann. LOWER BRACKET: WED: 730 Wirt vs West; FRI: .7 Emerson vs winner game 1. • GREENCASTLE THURS: 7 Cascade vs North Salem;! 830 Greencastle vs South I Putnam; FRI: 7 North Putnam vs Cloverdale. ] HAMMOND I UPP)ER BRACKET: i TUES: 7 Gavit vs Clark; 830 Munster vs Whiting. LOWER BRACKET: WED: 7 Hammond vs Highland;. 830 Morton vs Tech. HUNJTINGBURG WED: 7 Holland vs. Jasper; 830 Huntingburg vs Perry Central. THURS: 730 Dubois Birdseye. FJRI: 7 Ferdinand vs winner game 1. INDIANAPOLIS \ WED: 7 Washington vs Short- ridge; 830 Attucks vs Ritter. THURS: 7 Tech vs Arlington; 830 Ripple vs North Central. JEFFERSONVILLE . WED: 7 Clarksville vs Providence; 830 Floyd Central vs New Albany; THURS: 730 Jeffersonville vs South Central. FRI: 7 Lanesville vs winner game I. KNOX THURS: 7 Winamac vs Culver; . Knox vs Lacrosse; FRI: 7 Oregon-Davis vs North Judson. KOKOMO WED: 7 Northwestern vs Taylor; 830 Macotiaquah vs Haworth. THURS: 730 Eastern vs Kokomo. FRI: 7 Western vs winner game 1.- LAFAYETTE THURS; 7 Waynewright vs Harrison; 830 West Lafayette vs Southwestern. FRI: 7 Lafayette vs Catholic. LA VILLE UPPER BRACKET: TUES: 7a Laville vs North Liberty; 830 Argos vs Glenn. LOWER BRACKET: WED: 730 South Bend Jackson vs Bremen. FRI: 7 Plymouth vs winner game 1. . LAWRENC EBURG . THURS: % Lawrenceburg vs Dillsboro; 830 Rising Sun vs Switzerland County. FRI;. 7 Au- (Continued on page sevenj Killebrew Signs for $100,000 By. United Press International ; The | Minnesota Twins finally have-signed their first $100;000 player j and now they'd like to 'wait a. while before they sign their second. '•• Harmon Killebrew, who hit 41 homers and drove in. 113 runs for the Twins, agreed to the $100,000 pact over the phone, club president Calvin Griffith announced Tuesday.. But | while Killebrew signed the six-figure contract, the Twins | are trying not to give Tony Oliva one. Oliva figures he's wprth it after hitting .325 last season and driving in 107 runs. | The Twins also announcti the- signing of. two other players, shortstop Leo Cardenas, and minor leaguer Cotton Nash, the former Kentucky basketnall star who hit 33 homers for Evansville last, season. : Gary! Nolan, who started the first game of the World Series for Cincinnati last season, sighed j his contract with the Reds. He posted an I8r7 record last season with an ERA of 3.26. [•-•.'.;•'•"•• I • Salary Hike • Jim'Fregosi, the shortstop for the California Angels, signed a contrast with a "substantial salary. The guesses |in that. the '"substanUal'i' a contract of about raise; are means $75,0001 Frank Reberger,, who's expected jto be a starter for San Francisco, became the 21st Giant to sign his contract this season.] He was 7-8 for the year but looked impressive at the end of the campaign when he switched from a reliever to a starter. Three righthanded pitchers, Chuck Taylor, Reggie Cleveland and Bob Chlupsa, agreed to terms with the St. Louis 'Cardinals. • The Baltimore Orioles signed Paul Blair, the leading hitter in the World Series with a .474 mark, to his contract. The champion- Orioles now have signed 22 players. Eight Yanks Sign The New . York Yankees signed eight players, including Roy White, who received a raise to $50,000 after hitting .296 last season. The other players signing were Curt Blefary, Stan Bahnsen, Gene Michaels, Frank Tepedino, Ron Klimkowski, Gary Waslewski and Tony Solaita. The start, of spring training never is complete without the Mets wondering about third base. The club hasn't had a regular in its nine years of existence and it looks like there'll be a scramble again this season since Wayne Garrett was inducted into the Array for a four to six month term, which will - mean he'll miss much of the season. Bob Aspromonte, obtained during the off-season because the Mets were worried about Garrett's medical status, and rookies Tim Foli and Teo Martinez will be battling for the job. .THROUGH] TUESDAY,' FEBRUARY 23 20 FREE WEBB- STAMPS with $3.00 or mors gas purthna DOUBLE STAMPS EVERY WED. A SAT. 215 So. Main Tipton Jim Rush, Mgr. WEBB? Gas For Less 250 IlimttonepANTY HOSE 390

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