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Tago 4 THE TIPTON (INDIANA) DAILY TRIBUNE rCoge-ology Charles Ziegler Radio White Sox Games Facet Easter Seal Game Jefferson intramurals Parke Mehlig Letter Major League Baseball By Eldon Cage Charles Ziegler a member of the Mavericks and a former resident of Tipton County enacts with a group who relive the Old West for the edification! and delight of tourists and residents alike, the group is based in the West's Most Western Town. 1 The Mavericks are a public relations committee of' the Scottsdale, Arizona Jaycees and were formed in 1958. The group was formed to preserve some of the flavor of the Old. West in Scottsdale, and it certainly has. Each year the Mavericks stage several hangings, bank robberies and shoot^outs for the delight of residents and tourists during the annual Rodeo festivities. ^. The Mavericks require members to wear attire that was in fashion before 1890 and thepri- ginar.45 single^action hand guns claimed to. have won the West. The group consists of about 28 members of the Scottsdale Jaycees who volunteer their time to the shows. The Mavericks are a nonprofit organization with proceeds going to Jaycee projects and charities. Mr. Ziegler who has lived in Scottsdale for the past 15 years is. the son'of Mrs. William Ziegler Sr., 308 South. Main St., Tipton, Indiana. C-0 Tipfon area Chicago White Sox fans will be pleased to know that the White Sox Baseball. Organization has made arrangements to broadcast via radio through 10 Illinois and Indiana Radio Stations all of the 1971 White Sox baseball games with the veteran Harry • Caray as the play-by- Hav broadcaster. ' Harry established his fine reputation broadcasting the St. Louis Cardinal games for 25 years and is' ' especially popular in Illinois and Indiana. WRBR FM, South Bend, Indi-' ana, 103.9 will carry all White Sox games for Northern Indiana. Another Indiana radio station is. being sought for southern beaming. ' On Friday, March 5, the White Sox will start the 1971 broadcasting program with the Spring Exhibition game against the Prairie from Sarasota. All Saturday - and Sunday games from Florida will be broadcast and the three games with the Chicago Cubs from Arizona on April 2, Sand 4 n .1! be broadcast. : C-0 ' '.,, Jefferspn Grade School Intramural Basketballis now in full swing with eight teams in the ^ school, loop. League play is activated after school four nights a week and more than 100 boys . take part in this fine program. Admission is by invitation only through'students. A fine atmosphere and school spirit is noticeable at the games. A season end roundup of results and standings will, be carried in this column. Lincoln School too has a fine Intramural basketball program and a resume of thatprogram will be carried later. C-0 The 1971 Indiana Easter Seal - Campaign will be highlighted with the fourth annual Indiana Pacer Easter Seal benefit game; scheduled for March 8th when the Indiana Pacers.play the Carolina Cougars at the State Fairgrounds Coliseum in an American Basketball Association game. Jerry Baker, play by play broadcaster of Pacer earaes for WIRE, is chairman of this year's Pacer benefit game. Funds collected from the 1971 Easter Seal Drive will be used for direct service, to help Hoosier crippled ". children and adults handicapped ,by a wide-range of illnesses, accidents and disabilities. To - Tribune Sports Writer help with' the needs of these handicapped, the Coliseum will have to be sold put. The Pacers, who are leaders in the ABA Eastern Division, will face the Carolina Cougars this year as the opponent. Incidentally, regular Pacer ticket prices will be in effect for this game. The Easter Seal Society needs your help. Help the Pacers help, the handicapped. Attend the game March 8th and score a few points for yourself, for the 1971 Easter Seal Campaign. C-0 Probably one of. the most informative early Tipton football letters sent to this'column has just been received from Parke Mehlig," : 835 So. 11th St., Corvallis, Oregon, who was a member of Tipton Kid School Foot- 1 ball teams in 1898-99 and then a member of the Tipton High School teams in 1900-01 and 02. Later he was a volunteer and unpaid coach of the early Tipton High School football Blue Devils. We will have Mr. Mehlig's letter ready for print and for the readers in this column either Friday or Monday. Wisconsin Favorite MADISON, Wis. (UP1)- Wisconsin's track team, already victor in the U.S. Track Federation's invitational indoor championship, • was a heavy favorite, today to win the Big Ten indoor crown for the fifth straight year. The Badgers will host the. 61st Big Ten indoor meet Friday night and Saturday afternoon. There appeared little chance for many records in the meet, but the Badgers, who won five events in the national federation . meet, boast . the best performers so far this season in eight of the 16 individual events on the program. EASTERN HOCKEY STARS NEW YORK (UPI)-The Eastern Hockey L'aague Wednesday selected Pierre Brind' Amour of the New Haven Blades and Ron Low of Jacksonvil e as co-winners of the Rookie of the. Year Award. Montreal Expos By.JOHN G. GRIFFIN UPI Sports Edito WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (UPI>-It's hard to see how Montreal's marvelous baseball fans could get any more excited than they were in 1970, but they probably Will if manager Gene Mauch's plans for the Expos come true. ° "We set 70 j victories as a target last year and it became a sort of a rallying cry in Canada . -70 in "70," Mauch explained at the Expos' training camp here far away from-the snows at home. ''Well, we did it — we won 73 games in 1970. "We think we can win 81 in •71." There's no telling how the Montreal fans will react to that. Last year they spun the turnstiles of little Jarry Park 1,424,683 times to watch a team that finished last in the National League East, and that's a record for enthusiasm which, in itself, was one of the best things about rhe Expos last season. Sobre Caution How, long will it.be before those fans will have a pennant contender to get excited about? Mauch doesn't answer that directly, but he speaks with sober caution. "You can improve a team with trading, but you can't produce a pennant contender just by trading. You have to develop a pennant contender, and that's what we're trying to do." The Expos made one trade during „ the winter —they acquired second baseman Ron Hunt from the San' Francisco Giants for infielder David McDonald. Hunt, 30, an aggressive, all-out player, brings to the Expos a consistent bat —he hit .281 last year. Mauch's glad to have that bat, but he indicated Hunt isn't automatically his second baseman. ? "Actually, right now I think Gary Sutherland is more familiar with the kind of game I want this team to. play," Mauch said. "Right now I look on Hunt as a player who can help our offense."' Two Solid Pitchers Well, what are the materials with which Mauch hopes to lift the Expos up to 81 victories — which would be a .500 season? First of all, he's got two solid pitchers, Carl Morton, the National League's "rookie of the year hen he won 18 games and lost 11, and six-foot- five Steve Renko, who was 1311. . . If Mack Jones can rebound from his 1970 form (.240 with 14 homers' 1 to his 1969 form (.270 with 22 horaers>, then' the Expos will have four solid bats. Add in Hunt and outfielder Clyde Mashore, who hit .308 with 27 homers for Syracuse of the International League before joining the Expos last September, and it could be that the Expos will not be last in the league in hitting (.237) again. Infield Lineup The Expos' infield will line up with - Fairly at first, Sutherland or Hunt at second, Bobby Wine (.232) at short, and righthan­ ders. Bailey or Coco Laboy (.199) or lefthanded hitter Marv ° Staehle (.218 at third. Except for Staub in right, there will be " plenty of platooning in the outfield with righthanders Bailey, Adolfo Phillips, Mashore, and maybe Don Hahn, and lefthanders Jim. Fairey, Boots Day, Jim Gosger, and Jones. : John Bateman (.237) is the first-string catcher, backed up by John Boccabella and Ron Brand. What about pitchers behind Morton and Renko? "We've got a group of fellows battling for starting jobs and they all look promising," says Mauch. "There's Bill Stoneman, Dan McGinn, Jim Br it ton, John Strohmayef, and Mike Wegener." Ace Bull Pen Mauch says Stoneman could be ready to "blossom out" any time. The righthander, who pitched a no-hitter in 1969, led the club in strikeouts in 1970 but was only 7-15 with a 4.59 earned run avarage. Britton is coming back ' from a knee operation that kept him out last year. The Expos' bullpen is in better shape than many. Top firemen are Howie Reed, who was 6-5, and Claude Raymond, the club's only authentic French-Canadian, who was 6-7. The Expos have a long way to go to contend for the penna.t They were 16 games behind Pittsburgh last year, and Mauch thinks the Pirates still are "the class of the division." But they were only a half-game away from escaping the cellar. Eighty-one wins last year would have been worth fourth place last year. And how do you think that would strike the Montreal fans this year, eh, Cherie? By United Press International The ranks of baseball's holdouts were thinned Wednesday when Bog Powell, the Baltimore Orioles' slugging first baseman, and three other American League stars agreed to terms. MIGHT AND MONEY - By Alan Mover M /U /o/f/, ya&M/Gtfr sty fl£MyW £/&#r 7'7££ £?<5//f Par// T#£. IV/M£/< MP£0$£# mU &9M MO $</CC££P£P 1dT#£T /r ££t ?M£ #/5 P/?£P£C£$$0^ W>5 $0$P£rtP£P /ROM 7#E ft/AfG< H£j££P$'7o S&& <wy , $ms£$r/o/i' Worth 50 Extra This coupon is worth 50 extra Top Value Stamps with a fill-up of $3.00 or more at any participating Clark Super 100 Station giving Top Value Stamps. Offer good thru March 10 1971 Top Value Stamps TOP VAU1I INTMMUH. INC. RON BENNET, mgr. East Jefferson St. 24 hr. ICE Double Stamps Tues. BOWUNS WEDNESDAY NIGHT MENS CITY BOWLING LEAGUE TEAM STANDINGS Jim Dandy Drive Iu Farmers Loan & Trust Co. Ins. Ti-On Lounge #1 Knights of Columbus Tebco .! Davis Hybirds Dick Sanburn Inc. F. Ray Hull & Son Inc. Ti-On Lounge #2 Pete's Pizza Clark's Super 100 American Legion Tipton Clearners Quick Wash Ross & Doggett Body Shop Manufacturer's Life Ins. Town & Country Bar '•'"•'•.; 77-27 73-31 61-43 61-43 ' . ; ' 60-44 60-44 59-45 58-1/2-45-1/2 : 56-48 55-1/2-48-1/2 ; 55-49 51-53 47-57 . 44-60 43-61 38-67 37-67 TEAM & HIGH INDIVIDUAL RESULTS •: -J'!': ' ' ' ' ' •' •"• Clark's Super 100 (T. Everling 626) tied Tipton Cleaners (S. Reveal583) 2-2. = '.... Davis Hybirds (H. Nightenhelser 646) over Quick" Wash (D. Fike 545) 4^0. •', Jim Dandy Drive In (V. E. Wit ham 595) over Manufacturer's Life Ins. (C. Hinshaw 506) 3-1 Ross & Dogggett Body Shop (L. Morris 509) over Ti-On Lounge #2 (D. Myers 554) 4-0. Farmers Loan & Trust Co. Ins. (A. Jones 556) over Tebco (N. Pyke 523) 3-1. Dick Sanburn Inc. (J. Orr 517) over Blind. (—-—) 4-0. Knights 1 of Columbus (B. Altherr 614) over F. Ray Hull & Son Inc. (W. Walz 505) 3-1. American Legion (L. Leininger 531) over Ti-On Lounge #1 (R.Scott 532) 4-0. Town & Country Bar (J. Dell 526) over Pete's Pizza (J. Huggler 508) 4-0. | '•' • '. !-." '..-.• . .• Hubert Nightenhelser rolled 646 for the high 3 game series. Tom Everling rolled 626 for the 2nd high 3 game series. Bob Altherr rolled 231 for the high single game. Hubert Nightenhelser rolled 230 for the 2nd high single game. Powell, the AL's most valuable player in 1970J, compromised from his stand for $100,000 and accepted $90,000 after a 15- minute talk with Harry Dalton, the Orioles' director of player persmnel, at Miami, Fla. Powell ranks No. 3 on the worl champions' salary list, behind Frank and Brooks Robinson, land just ahead of three-time 20-game winner Dave McNally, who has an $85,000 contract. Both Powell and Dalton said they were happy with the terms of the contract. . Tommy Harper, who had one of the best all-around seasons lh the majors last season, signed with the Milwaukee Brewers; Mike Andrews, «acquired from the Boston Red Sox during the. winter, agreed to terms with the Chicago White Sox and Vada Pinson signed with the Cleveland Indians. On othec fronts: Denny Today's Sport Pa By MILTON RICHMAN UPl Sports Writer TAMPA, Fla. (UPI)-The baseball commissioner looked the ballplayer squarely in the eye. He was questioning him very carefully regarding one of his teammates. "Now I want you to think, and think bard, whether you have ever been in the company of —when he was using marijuana?" The commissioner inquired. "I don't remember," said the ballplayer: "Your answer Is unsatisfactory," the commissioner / said. "Think awhile and I'm sure you'll remember." "I don't, remember," the player repeated. History Repeated "Then I'll tell- you what you do," said the commissioner angrily. ^ "You leave thi office, take the" elevator downstairs, walk around the block and keep walking until yo do remember. Don't come back up here before you're ready to give me the answer." Commissioner Bowie Kuhn? No. ' ' : V It was commissioner Kene. saw Mountain Landis with problems of his own 35 years ago. Te player in question finally did come back to Landis' office with an answer and his answer was no, he had never been in the company of this particular Infielder at any tim that he could swear he was using' marijuana. The episode comes back now in light of the seminars on drugs being conducted by Bowie Kuhn. he reailly is beating an old horse. • i' No Hard Drug Use During the more than 30 years I've been around baseball I know of only a half dozen or so players who ever tried marijuana. Those who did usually did it for a lark. [ As far as hard drugs go I don't , believe it would be possible for a player to use them habitually and still perform. I don't think "any ballplayer i would be stupid enough to give himself a fix and then try to stand up there and hit against, say, a Bob Gibson. ' ;•. "What I don't Uke," says Dal Maxvil, the St. Louis Cardinals' shortstop and player rep, "is that a lot of the drug articles I read in connection with baseball mention the word 'discipline.' That gives people the idea- there has been an abuse. I've nevec in my life seen a player taking a hard drug and I hope I neve do." Dobsoh: 'Nothing Wrong* Jim Bouton first mentioned ballplayers takine "greenies' PRO BB | _ _ Round - Up Milwaukee Bucks After 18th Straight Win consecutive night Lakers against would al cord . This New McLain struck out three of the first four batters he faced but gave up one run and two hits in three innings in his intra-squad game debut with the Washington Senators . Shepard, Evans Butler Honors INDIANAPOLIS (UPI) Billy Shepherd of Carmel and Oscar Evans of Indianapolis, both juniors, were named as co- winners Wednesday of the "most valuable player" award for Butler University's basketball team. The winners were selected by a vote of their team members. Dave Bennett, Speedway, a senior, was named recipient of the Hilton U. Brown award for mental attitude. The awards were announced at a team banquet. The gain plac^ Wesi remap THURSDAY, MARCH 4, TJ71 By JOE CARNICELLI UPI Sports Writer Thp stage is again set. for Milwaukee and the Bucks are certain this time they won't be denied. Thk Bucks, wran their 17th game Wednesday beating the Los Angeles 112-97. A victory tonight the Buffalo Braves give Milwaukee a Nation- Basketball Association re- for consecutive triumphs, is. Milwaukee's second serious run at the mark set by the New' York Knicks last season. The Bucks ripped off 16 straight early in the season only to drop a pair of games in. a homeland-home series with York oh Nov. 27-28. Cinch To Tie Record The Bucks are a virtual sure bet to tie the record tonight. They are playing without" pressure, already having clinched their divisional title. .Ann they go against an expaision team that holds the seco id worst record in the league, winning only 19 of 73 games. Oscar Robertson and Jon Pacers May Have New Weapon Far Upcoming Playoff By United Press International Tlie Indiana Pacers may have found a new weapon for the upcoming American Basketball Asscciatibn playoffs. Ri:k Mount, the All-America from Purdue who has seen little action with the Pacers this season, turned in hus. finest pro Wednesday night the Pacers to a 122- iiout of the Memphis Pros. MJmnt hit lp-of-17 shots and. finished with 26 points to lead Indiana attack. Roger Bro\lm added 25 for the Pacers,, .who burst out to a 30-20 lead' after the first quarter and were never seriously threatened -thereafter. performance -in'leading 98 McGlocklin, picking p the slack from Lew Alcindor's 15 points— his lowest production of the season— combined for 46 points to power the Bucks past Los Angeles. Los Angeles was without high-scorer Jerry West, who underwent surgery Wednesday and is through for the season. Gail Goodrich's 25 points were high for the Lakers. In other NBA action. Phoenix stopped Chicago 115-90, Cincinnati . downed Baltimore it overtime 133-132, Atlanta beat San Francisco 109-105 and in a doubleheader at Boston^ Phi- continued on page eight) ABA Standings By United Press International East W. L. Pet. GB Virginia 46 24 .657. ... Kentucky * 38 32 .543 8- New York 33 36 .478 12 l / 2 Pittsburgh 31 40 .437 15 'A Floridians 30 41 .423 I6 l / r CaroI9na . 29 40 .420 16V. • West W. L. Pet. GB Utah 48 20 .706 ... Indiana 44 23 .657 $/ z Memphis 36 35 .507 13'/i- Denver 25 44 .362 23'/ 2 ' Texas- .22 47 .319 26!/ 2 Wednesday's Results Kentucky 131 Carolina 128 Utah 139 Denver 106 Indiana 122 Memphis 98 (Only games scheduled) Thursday's Games New York vs. Pittsburgh at Floridians Kentucky at Floridians (Only games scheduled)' NBA Standings By United Press International Atlantic Division Indiana victory failed to ground for the second- Pacers as Utah, the em DVIVISION LEADER, CLOBBERED Denver 139-106 to ZVz' games in front, downed Carolina 131- in the only other ABA New York Philadelphia Boston Buffalo - W. 47 42 39 19 L. 26 32 34 54 Pet. .644 .568 .534 .260 28 GB 5% Kentucky Central Division W. L. Pet. — or pep pills — in his book am* Chuck Dobson, the Oakland pitcher, tossed another log on the fire the other day when he said he uses them. Dobson said he sees nothing wrong in doing so. Tom Seaver does. j "I took one greenie in my life," says the Mets* pitching ace. "Never again." "I just don't need it," Seaver says. "I consider it a crutch. I took that one greenie in 1965 when I was a sophomore at the University of Southern California ... When I had three finals coming up within a 72-hour period and bad to stay up two nights studying I tried the greenie. What happened? ... I couldn't close my eyes for four days. It made me light-headed. I passed all three of those exams, but I'd never do what I did again. Especially playing ball. I figure the more control I have over my mental faculties, the better I'll perform." 128 gam*?, Ron Boone had 28 points and Geoi 'ge Stone added 20 to help Utal beat the ROckets. Red Robhins had 16, rebounds and bloc Iced five shots for the Stars, who scored their ^sixth victory in a row and 18th in the last 21 games Larry Cannon had 20 points to lead Denver. Rookie Dan Issel, the league's leading scorer, hit for 35 points including seven. straight points in the last ~ six minutes in . Kennicky's victory over Carolina. Issel's late spurt, sent the Colonels ahead and Kentucky held off Joe Caldwell's one-man chaige.-Caldwell hit 12 of the last] 15 Cougar points including three three-point field goals from behind the 25-foot mark. He finished with 33 points. ? The victory left second-place Kentucky eight games behind Virginia in the East. Baltimore Atlanta Cincinnati Cleveland 38 29 -27. 12 33 44 45 60 GB ,397 10 .375 llVz 167 Midwest Division x-Milwaukee Chicago Phoenix Detroit X-Clinched div. title Pacific Division W. 62 44 44 42 L. 11 26 27 28 GB Pet. .849 ... .629 16 1 /: .620 17 .600 18V 2 L. 27 37 40 40 49- Pet. .629 .493 GB .452 I &/2 .437 13'/; .319 22 W. Los Angeles 45 San Francisco 36 San Diego 33 Seattle 31 Portland 23 Wednesday's Results Philadelphia 120 Portland 104 Cincinnati 133 Bait 132 (ot^ Boston 128 San Diego -413 Milwaukee 112 Los Angeles 97 Phoenix 115 Chicago 90 Atlanta 109 San Francisco 105 (Only games scheduled) Thursday's Games. Buffalo at Milwaukee (Only game scheduled) This ad got results? LOST — Strayed from home after girl friend Wednesday at noon, small black poodle, answered to name of Sambo. What results, we don't know. For effectiveness we do know. Tribune ossified ads get such quick results that b rs. Lawrence Brown of 509 Kentucky A venue .got her "Sambo" back before her ad was run. P retty effective, huh!!

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