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Hope M Star SPORTS Houston on Top But Narrowly • By BEN OLAN Associated Press Sports Writer The New Mexico State Aggies, the only new team among the Top Ten in the latest Associated Press college basketball poll, ge,l a chance to move up further itV- the standings Wednesday njght when they take on sixth- rated New Mexico. It's the only g£fme this week matching rank- Ing teams. "The Aggios were beaten by Nfew Mexico 71-64 on Jan. 6, but have been defeated only one other time while winning 17. Ohio State beat them, 78-75, on Dec. 19. '..New Mexico's 17-gatne win- nftig streak came to an end Saturday night when the Lobos lost to Arizona, 69-68. The result dropped them from fourth to sixth in the rankings. ."The unbeaten Houston Cougars held first place in the poll, but their margin over runnerup UgLA was trimmed to eight points, /The Cougars collected 25 v$es for No. 1 and 322 points, lit LA drew eight votes for the 10$ spot and 3114 points on a basis of 10 points for a first-place, 9 lor second etc. Houston led by 2$ points last week. Houston plays Centenary Satu<day while UCLA takes on Ore- gqn State Friday and Oregon Saturday. 'JNorth Carolina, which accu- mtlated 263 points in the balloting by a national panel of 34 smrts writers and broadcasters, hojd third place. J3t. Bonaventure clirned one notch to fourth. The Bonnles are fallowed by Tennessee, New Mexico, Columbia, Kentucky, Vanderbilt and New Mexico State. ^Tennessee and Columbia each advanced one place while Ken- tutoky moved up from 10th to eighth. Vanderbilt, beaten by Florida, slipped from seventh to ninth; '•;•• ^Duke, ninth a week ago, dropped from the ratings after H$ losses to South Carolina. JNorth Carolina faces Virginia Tuesday, Wake Forest Thursday and Virginia Tech Saturday. St. Bonaventure, which has won 16 games, will be seeking to extend its unbeaten record against Providence Saturday. SThe Top Ten, with first-place vgtes in parentheses, through games of Sat. Feb. 3: E. Houston (25) 322 2. UCLA(8) 314 S. North Carolina 263 |. St. Bonaventure 202 g. Tennessee 180 $. New Mexico 158 f. Columbia 91 I. Kentucky 77 i Vanderbilt 47 15. New Mexico State 44 Schools Host Cage Meet FORT SMITH, Ark, (AP) - Jf>rt Smith Northside, Fort Smith Southslde, St. Anne's and A&n Buren will serve as co- hpsts for a holiday basketball tpurnament Dec, 16-21 U was announced Monday, • The tournament is to be called the Border Invitational Classic and will be split into divisions depending on the number of entries. Schools interest* eg in competing in the tourna« n|ent should contact Northside qpach GayJe Kaiwdart, foonert Sign an Arkantan FORT SMITH, Ark, (AP)David Geren, an end and line* backer on Fort Smith North* side's undefeated football team, announced Monday that he would sip ft letter of Intent next week with Oklahoma Unl« verslty. Geren, fi-foot-l'/a and 200 pounds, was selected as the most outstanding lineman In the stale on the Associated Press' Super team, Geren was sought by Arkansas, Houston, SMU, Texas Tech and Texas among other schools, Hope Last in District Standings The Magnolia Panthers knocked the Smackover Buckaroos out of first place in Div. 4AA East with a 50-47 victory in double overtime. Crossett now holds the lead with a 7-0 mark. The Fairview Cardinals continue to hold their one game lead in 4AA West with a 6-2 mark. Smackover will have a chance at gaining a share of the lead again as they play the Eagles at Crossetl Friday night. Other games this week: EAST-Frlday: El Dorado at Smackover, Warren at Magnolia. WEST-Friday: Fairview at Malvern, Texarkana at Hope, Lincoln at Arkadelphia. Saturday: Texarkana at Malvern, Arkadelphla at Fairview, Lincoln at Hope. Results last week: Magnolia 50 Smackover 47 (2 overtimes); Lincoln 88 Texarkana 62; Warren 86 Camden 71; Fairview 75 Hope 54; Fai'rview 75 Lincoln 54; Crossett 05 Magnolia 34; Malvern 68 Hope 53; Crossett 71 El Dorado 55; Arkadelphia 34 Malvern 33; Arkadelphia ? Texarkana? Falrview's Dicky Bush, with47 points for the week,, is the leading scorer in the West with 154 points in conference play. Teammate Shacldy Patton is second with 149 points. Warren's Donny Bryant leads the East scorers with 164 points for a comfortable lead over El Dorado's Taylor who Is second with 138 points. The'Standings: EAST 4 A A ,, W L Crossett Eagles 7 o Smac.kover Bucks 7 i Magnolia Panthers 5 3 Warren Lumberjacks 5 3 Camden Panthers 2 6 El Dorado Hornets 2 6 WEST 4 AA W L Fairview Cardinals 6 2 Texarkana Lions 4 3 Lincoln Tigers 3 5 Malvern Leopards 2 5 Arkadelphia Badgers 2 5 Hope Bobcats 2 6 Young Athlete Is Only 1.1 GRENOBLE, France (AP) The youngest athlete at the Olympic Games is a Rumanian ice skater, Miss Beatrice Hus- tiu, "I am not 11 but six months short of my 12th birthday," she announces, Movie Star at the Olympics CHAMROUSSF, France (AP) — Movie actress Audrey Hepburn r,ode the cable-car to the top of the Olympic downhill course Monday and stayed long enough to pose for pictures wjtrj E We must remember that a Jean^Jaude KUly, the No, 1 ' vernment big enough to Franch skier, A 50.m,p,h, wind blowing over the Cro{x»De<!hamrousse forced her back to the base station aft. Sve us everything we want is ig enough to take away f-erything we have. wse Minority Lender er a few Ilimu f es |UerqkJ Ford, K.-Mich. QV 9 ^ Illlm « es » fSOMJNAR TABLES I By RJCHARJ) ALPENKWCHT £ I The schedule of Solunar Periods, as printed below, has I been taken from Richard Alden Knight's SO LUNAR TABLES, 1 Plan your days so that you will be fishing in good territory \ or hun^ng in good cover during these times, if you wpsh to I find the best sport that each day has to offer. I The Major Periods are show in boldface type. These be* ;, gi,i at the tiroes shown aj$ last for an hour and'a, half or two | hours thereafter. The Mjnor Periods, shown in regular type, I are of soniewhat shorter duration. I Use Central Stanjlard, time. I A.M. P.M. °ate Day MJnoj- MAJOR Mjnor MAJOR Feb. 6 7 8 9 10 11 Tuesday 11:00 4:25 Wednesday 11:25 5:05 Thursday 11:55 6:05 Friday 12:35 7:00 Saturday 1:25 7:|5 Sunday 2:|5 8:55 12:45 1:45 2:45 3:40 4.:50 5:30 4:45 5:35 6:30 7:25 8:25 9:25 Arkansas Going After Texas Tech By HARRY KING Associated Press Writer FAYBTTEVfLLE, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas Coach Duddy Wal« ler was still looking for his first Southwest Conference basketball victory on the road when his Razorbacks took the court against SMU at Dallas Satur* day night. With less than a minute to play the Razorbacks still had not secured the victory. Then sophomore Robert MeKenide stepped to the free throw line with five seconds left and dropped in two free throws to push the Razorbacks past the Mustangs 70-68. "Along about that time I didn't have any feeling," Waller said. "I'm probably a pessimist but I was trying to figure how we were going to get the ball and what we were going to do." Four days earlier the Razorbacks had knocked off TCU 6867 on a free throw by James Eldrldge with 10 seconds left. "I'd rather it be this way than lose," said Waller. "We've won two gamos at the free throw line but we almost lost the SMU game when we missed some free throws late In the game." Arkansas, which entertains Texas Tech tonight, is in a tie for second in the SWC with Texas. Both are 4-2 and Baylor is 5-1. "We'll play them one at a time and go from game to game," Waller said. "We've gained some confidence that we needed and that sure won't hurt us. When they walk on the floor now they feel like If things go right they can win." "I've talked with some of the other coaches and some of them feel 9-5 could tie," Waller said. "I'd sure take 10-4 right now." Both Eldrldge and McKenzie rank among the top ten scorers in the SWC and both are sophomores. "We didn't have any idea what to expect out of these kids," Waller said. "They've been progressing real good." Tonight's game completes the Porkers' first trip around the conference. Any element of surprise will be eliminated the sec- o'rtd'Yime around and the Razo© backs will .have to continue to improve to remain among the conference leaders since four of their final seven games are on the road. Mishap Jakes U.S. Star Out of Competition GRENOBLE, France (AP) The 10th Winter Olympics opened today, with French President Charles de Gaulle holding center stage and one of America's brightest medal hopes sidelined by a tragic mishap on the last day of practice. Robin Morning of Santa Monica, Calif,, broke her right leg practicing for the women's downhill competition Monday, A decision was expected today on possible surgery for the 20- year-old skier, There were other minor scrapes and scratches as contestants finished their preparations for the games where athletes from ail over the worldop- pose each other every four years. President De Gaulle presides over colorful opening ceremonies in a 60,000 seat stadium built for the games, This Alpine community was overflowing with some 1,500 Olympic ath. letes. There was a light slate today with just three hockey games scheduled, The opening ceremonies-a spectacular production, on which local officials had worked for months-dominated the day's activities, There were the predictable last.mtmjte squabbles Monday with Russian team officials slapping American wrists for what the Soviets called U,s, aggression in Vietnam and the International Ski Federation clashing with Avery Rrundage, president of the International Olympic Committee, The federation,, in a last»mlnt ute change, ruled that skiers would be allowed to weep skis displaying, manufacturers names, Hockey National Hockey League By THF ASSOCIATED PRESS Monday's Results Ho games scheduled Wednesday's Games Philadelphia at Montreal Toronto at Chicago Boston at St, Louis Pittsburgh at Oakland Minnesota at Los Angeles HOft (MR) STMlf PflrtM Vf Dffitt February 6, 1968 Basketball Pfo Basketball By THfe ASSOCIATED & NBA Monday's Results Balttmofe 121, Sflft Diego 108 Seattle 132, eifietonftti I29,of today's G&fnes San Diego vs. Detroit at tfew Vofk Sir Louis at New York Cincinnati at Los Angeles San Francisco at CM6§f& Wednesday's Games' Mew York at Baltimore San Diego vs, Philadelphia at Boston st, Louis at Boston ABA Monday's Results Houston 109, New Jersey 10? Kentucky 95, Minnesota 86 Today's Games Dallas at Oakland Indiana at Pittsburgh New Orleans at Minnesota Wednesday's Games New Orleans vs, Oakland at Portland, Ore, Dallas at Denver Pittsburgh at Houston New Jersey at Indiana Monday's College Basketball By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS t'r'lpped Eas * homo. Muhlenberg 90, Johns Hopkins 66 New Haven 91, Worcester St. 68 South Vanderbllt 82, Georgia 77 Kentucky 78, Mississippi 62 Tennessee 87, LSU 67 Florida 64, Alabama 59 Vols Could Grab the SE Crown By MtKE RECHT Associated Press Sports Writer Tennessee put its show on the road, cafne up with a big hit and now a few more encores and they can have the Southeastern Conference basketball title. But the audiences and teams might riot be as easy to get by. The Volunteers shuffled Pete Mftravieh off center stage Mon> day night and clobbered Louisiana State 87-67 In the first game of a four>game road trip through the SEC. The victory left the fifth- ranked Vols with a 9-1 confer* ence mark, 15-2 overall and a two-game lead over Florida, which beat Alabama 64«S9 on the road. Kentucky and Vanderbllt, two other ranked SEC hopefuls, also showed well as the Wildcats belted Mississippi 78-62 at Lexington and the Commodores tough Georgia 82-77 at *>'/• < >/'O/*«,tX«* ¥-t,!*P^Mti-A Ohio State, 5-1 and 12-4, nipped Indiana 78-77 on the road and increased its Big Ten lead to one game over Illinois while Michigan outscored visiting Minnesota 113-101 In another league game. In the Big Eight, Kansas State and Nebraska pulled into a Ky. Wesleyan 89, Delta, Miss, three-way first place tie with. 67 Okla. City 117, Centenary 92 Grambllng 82, Tex. South. 70 Midwest Michigan 113, Minnesota 101 Ohio State 78, Indiana 77 Nebraska 89, Oklahoma 83 Kansas St. 69, Missouri 67 Kansas 52, Oklahoma state 50 Cretghton 94, Wm. Jewell 64 No. Mich. 83, Cent. Mich. 71 Southwest West Tex. St. 79, Karelin-Simmons 70 Pan Amer. 94, Corpus Christl 82 Memphis St. 67, No. Tex. St. 65 FarWest Nev. So. 117, No. Arizona 91 Phillips Oilers 71, Montana 67 Hawaii 84, Arizona State 68 Central Is fork of Top ;;.-•« of Cage Poll By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The one voter who strayed from the fold last week returned as Little Rock Central remained at the top of the Associated Press Arkansas high school basketball poll, garnering all 12 first place votes. The Tigers figure to be strongly contested tonight when they Journey to Hot Springs to play the sixth-ranked Trojans. Hot Springs has pushed its record to 15-4. The top eight teams are unchanged from last week. Fort Smith Northside, Greenbrier, Blytheville, Magnolia Columbia, Hot Springs, Turrell and North Little Rock follow Central In that order. Ninth-ranked El Dorado split its two games last week and swapped spots with tenth- ranked Fort Smith Southslde. Here are the results of the poll with first place votes and team records in parentheses and total points at right; 1, LR Central (12) (17-1) 120 2, FS Northside (15-2) 103 3, Greenbrler (25-1) 93 4, Blytheville (14-4) 79 5, Magnolia Columbia (28-1) 63 6, Hot Springs (15-4) 60 u, Turrell (26-0) 46 8, North Little Rock (13.7) 45 9, FS Southslde (10.5) 18 10, El Dorado (12»6) 15 Others receiving votes, listed alphabetically: Bay, Crossett, Eudora East, Hot Springs Lake, side, LeachvJlle, Prescott Mc« ftae and Welner, Packers Get 17,950 Each for Super Play Iowa State at 5-2 as the Wildcats trimmed Missouri 69-67 at home and the Cornhuskers dropped host Oklahoma 89*83. Kansas ran its record to 4-2 with a 52-50 edge over visiting Oklahoma State. In other games, Memphis State downed North Texas State 67-65 and Oklahoma City swamped Centenary 117-92 in road victories. Tennessee, using Its height and the scoring of Bill Justus, jumped to an early lead as LSU failed from the field for almost the first six minutes with Maravich being double teamed. With Maravich, the nation's leading scorer, being held to a season low of 21 points with nine field goals in 34 attempts, LSU never caught up. Justus finished with 29 points and Tom Boerwlnkle 16 with 21 rebounds as the Vols breezed, but: coming games' a,re not expected to be so easy; ' ' ' The Vols travel next to Georgia Saturday, then eighth- ranked Kentucky Monday and finally ninth-rated Vanderbllt a week from Saturday before their next home conference game. Unranked Florida, the only team to beat Tennessee in the , conference after losing to the Vols, raised its record to 11-3 ' and 14-6. • Kentucky, 8-3 and 14-4, turned : a 27-all tie into a 40-35 halftime ', lead and then pulled away when <• Mississippi went without a field 'goal for nearly seven minutes midway in the last half. Dan Issell paced the Wildcats with 20 • points. • Tom Hagan scored 29 points ; for Vanderbilt, but it was Kenny .Campbell's nine points in the last three minutes when Georgia came within two that put the game out of reach. Vandy now Is 7-4 and 15-4. : Rich Travis of Oklahoma City put on one of the night's best ln- jdlvldual performances by dropping in 42 points as the Chiefs boosted their record to 15-4. T he NEW YORK (AP) §fSL? y P8ckeps $7,950,96 each and the Dallas Cowboys goU5.878,90 each for lull shares of the Dee. 31 Na, tfewj 1 Football League eW, plonship game, The official receipts, a.n- noujnced today by Art Model}. NFL president, sent the Pack ers' posttseason pay ejose to |25,000 a man, T&ey got $J 5,000 for wliinta| the Super Bowl game, plus a day's pay (i«H o| ttneir season salary) for testing Los Angeles in, the divisional playoff, unoffjlt e|a|}y estimated at atpuit $I ( 500 t They also will get a day's pay |or next summer's £oijle|e All, Star game in Chicago, Green Bay voted 51 shares and Dallas 45 shares for the game won by the Packers 2M7 In 13Jt»low zero weather. The •winning share was the third highest in league history, ex« ceeded by Green Bay's |9,813,63 in 1966 and Cleveland's $8.058 Jn 1964, Dallas' share was the sec. pnd best for losers, topjedonly by the $6,537,85 they collected last year in their own Cotton BpwJ, . Gross receipts were i $2,582,578, including $2 million for television and radio rights for television and radio rights. The NFL Bert Bell Player Ben, efji Plan received §575,000 and $425,000 went into pension plans for coaches and other cjub personnel. The NFL estimated that each ^gcker who has beep with Green Bay during Yince Lorn-* bgrdi's nine«year reign as coach, earned an estimated $§5,000 |n postseason money, Players with Green Bay the }ast two years earned $17,764.59 plus three extra game sa|» Thinks Cgyr§§ J§ Olympic Games Open Officially WALT HA22ARD, the former UCLA star, has been flying high in the scoring column although his Seattle Supersonic teammates have been only mediocre in this season's NBA race. With some more talent like llsmard, (he expansion team could challenge for playoffs In the future. Rookie Star Leads Bullets to Victory By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Earl Monroe cams horns to Winston-Salem, N.C., and It was like he had never been away. The rookie star of the Baltimore Bullets poured in 32 points, leading Baltimore to a 121-108 National Basketball Association victory over San Diego Monday night. In the only other game played, Seattle nipped Cincinnati 132-129 in overtime. In the ABA, Houston edged New Jersey 109-107 and Kentucky downed Minnesota 95-86. Earl the Pearl led the country's small college scorers playing for Winston-Salem's NCAA college division champions last year. So the home town folks knew what to expect when he came to town with the Bullets. Monroe didn't disappoint them. He hit on 10 field goals and 12 of 14 free throws. It was the ninth time in the last ,10 games .that, he scored. more than 30 points in a gamo. In Phoenix, Ariz., Walt Hazzard triggered Seattle's overtime victory over Cincinnati with a 45-polnt output, including nine in the extra period. Hazzard equalled a personal career high with 15 of 26 field goal tries and 15 of 16 free throws. The Royals, playing without injured Oscar Robertson, overcame an 88-62 deficit and caught Seattle with two seconds to go on Walt Wesley's basket. Tom Van Arsdale, recently acquired from Detroit, sparked the Royals' comeback, scoring all of his 24 points in the second half. Adrian Smith topped the Royals with 28 points. The Chaplain Corps of the U.S. Army was established- July 29, 1775. last By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PARIS, France-Curtis Cokes, Dallas, outpointed Jean Josselin, France, 10, welterweights, non- title. Kentucky Stuns the Muskles By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Only last-place Kentucky stood between the Minnesota Muskles and a share of first place, but the Colonels wouldn't step aside. Kentucky stunned the Muskles 95-86 Monday night at Louisville and dropped Minnesota one game back of Pittsburgh In the Eastern Division of the Amerl- can Basketball Association. A victory would have virtually tied the Muskles with the P1-- pers. In the only other game, last- place Houston of the Western Division surprised visiting New Jersey 109-107. In the National Basketball Association, Baltimore crushed GRENOBL6, Prance . . President Charles de Gaulle Vlj France opens the 10th Winter' Olympics today - Catties,' shrouded with problems even, before an athlete bids tor i' v medal. The International ski Federft*; tlon's decision to allow manu* faetufefs' names to be aged on' skis haa produced the biggest; controversy, .! Avery Brundage, president of; the tnternatHnal Olympic Com*; mlttee, heard the decision and' immediately called an emergen*, cy meeting for today of his 10-,' man executive board to discuss!, the problem, Earlier In the week, the Ski: Federation had said that trade"; marks would be barred from the Olympics and Brundage, a > disciple of complete amaterur-* ism in the Olympics, said that! any athlete breaking the rule', would be thrown out of the; Olympics. But about an hour later, the. Ski Federation, under pressure; from team captains, reversed itself and said It would allow' trade marks to be used. Rumors spread around Greno-, ble that It was possible that skiing events— instead of being: Olympic events—would be^ called world championships. ' In championships outside the,' Olympics, skiers are allowed to! use the names of manufacturers' on their skis without any prob-, lems. ; Brundage refused to comment and simply said: "we have oun meeting arranged and you must wait to see what the decisions; are." , At another meeting— called by" the Russians—Yuri Mashin, president of the Central Com-; mittee of Soviet Sports Delegations, told more than 100 news-; men preparing to cover the; games: "The Soviet sportsmen are profoundly disgusted by the" American aggression In. Vietnam." ..." ? An American reporter asked whether it was "right and prop^' er" to introduce political mat-! ters at a news conference concerned with sport. "QuestionsoJ peace and war are not only political questions,'' . ( Mashin v re^ overtime. Kentucky's victory did the Colonels some good as they picked up a game on New Jersey and now rest 3'/ 2 games In the cellar. The Colonels broke a 32-32 tie and led the rest of the way as Darel Carrier scored 31 points and Louie Dampler 22. Mel Daniels had 31 for the Mus- kles. Houston overcame an eight- ficlt in the third period villie Somerset and Wil- Frazler and then played ontrol in the last two minutes for Its victory. Somerset finished with 28 points and Frazier 22. Hank Whitney had 34 for the Americans, who got only eight points from Levern Tart, the league's top scorer. tance to everyone, par In the world of sports." Compzr* this Invincibl* with any cigar at 10c or 2/25c GO KING EDWARD America's Largest Selling C/gar MORE TRUCK FOR YOUR BUCK! 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