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Hope ^ Star SPORTS Baseball Players in Agreement Mri (MR) STMI PnMM wj ffMti Hope Cage Season Closed Out PRESS ^ ^^ ^^ ^^ w ™ ^w Might Gamecocks Just Take Title By TED MEIER Associated Press Sports Writer Wouldn't it be something if unranked South Carolina won the Atlantic Coast Conference basketball championship tournament and snatched an NCAA tournament berth away from thlrd<ranked North Carolina and lOth-ranked Duke? Such a possibility, far fetched only a week ago, moved out of the realm of dreams Wednesday night when the Gamecocks snapped North Carolina's 20- game winning streak 87-86 In the spotlight of a busy night in college basketball. It was another feather in the cap of Coach Frank McGuire and made the Gamecocks a factor to be reckoned with in the ACC tourney next week. Only fivo days ago South Carolina upset Duke 56-50. North Carolina is the runaway leader in the conference, but the tournament decides the NCAA bid, Bob Cremins, a 150-pound 6- foot-3 sophomore from New York City, paced the Gamecocks with a career high of 23 points and 15 rebounds. Down 46-33 at the half, South Carolina rallied to go ahead by nine points, then held off the Tar Heels' late surge led by Larry Miller with 26 points. Duke, the only other team in The Associated Press Top Ten to play, rebounded from its South Carolina defeat to whip North Carolina State 71-61 at Raleigh. Mike Lewis led the Blue Devils with 29 points and 18 rebounds. Calvin Murphy, Niagara's 5-10 soph star, the No. 2 scorer In the nation, was held to his college low of 15 points as the Purple Eagles lost in overtime at home to Syracuse 50-49. Long Island, the No. 1 small college team in the AP poll, and SI Peters, N.J., each accepted ipitafl^ns;tch the;; National' Invitation 'tournament, upping the NIT field to seven with seven selections still to come. The announcement was made at half time of the Long Island- St. Peters game in Jersey City, N.J. St. Peters then went on to hand Long Island its first defeat of the season 70-59, ending a 20- game winning streak. In other games involving tournament-bound teams, .Oklahoma City of the NIT whipped Centenary 114-95 at home behind Rich Travis' 44 points, Chicago Loyola of the NCAA downed Western Michigan 85-73 at home. Virginia Tech, also at home, downed Bowling Green of the NCAA 7771. Boston College, NCAA-bound, scored on the road over Duquesne of the NIT 104-88 in a rough game that saw Moe Barr of the Dukes and Terry Driscoll of Boston College ejected for fighting. Dayton made it nine straight by clobbering St. Joseph's of Indiana 99-66 at home and Iowa state missed tying Kansas State for the Big Eight lead by losing on the road to Colorado 91-76. MIAMI (AP) - Major league *•*»•«*« I**** ill**I* * P la Ws representatives ratified rigHI» fca»f TCignf a two-year agreement Wednes* By THE AsSOCfAfED PRESS day, Calling for binding arblffa* '" - • • '- " ' '• the commissioner of in any dispute arising OSAKA, Japan*'Elgo Takagi, llfi'/i, Japan. Outpointed Rudy Ventura, 122$,Philippines, 10. SEATTLE - Charlie Robinson, 187, San Francisco, and Bobby Hicks, 138, Seattle, drew, 8; Jess tucek, 146, R e n I o n, Wash., outpointed Pepper Brown, 148, San Francisco, 8; Bill Sehellhas, 183, Renton, stopped Wes Craven, 197, Seat* tie, 2. LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Dwlght Hawkins, 125, Los Angeles, stopped Robert Castillo, 128, Mexico, 1; Shelly Lyons, 146, Los Angeles, outpointed Brad Silas, 145, Las Vegas, 10; Ronnie Wilson, 161, Las Vegas, and Lonnle Harris, 155, Los Angeles, drew, 10. Dickie Moore Carries Over Knowledge By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Dickie Moore went through enough Montreal rallies In 11 great National Hockey League seasons with the Canadiens to know how they get started. Moore, who now earns his salary with St. Louis in the NHL's expansion West Division, carried over his knowledge to Wednesday night. It was Moore's third period goal that started a three-goal spurt for the fired up Blues and erned them a 3-3 tie with the Canadiens. In other games, rookie Bob Schmautz' first NHL goal vave Chicago a 1-0 victory over Toronto and Oakland easily bested Minnesota 6-3 on the West Coast. Moore, attempting a comeback with the Blues, scored his fourth goal of the season four minutes into the third period. And 9"/ 2 minutes later, SU Louis had its tie with Red Berenson, another ex^anadien, and Frank St. Marseille scoring. Yvan Cournoyer had done the early damage for Montreal with a pair of first period goals and Gillies Tremoiay had mad it 3-0. ing the second period. Goalie Denis DeJordy was brilliant in gaining his fourth shutout for Chicago. He stopped 38 shots and slid out on his stomach to thwart Toronto's Frank Mahovlich on a third period breakaway. Schmautz, called up last week, scored the game's only goal in the first period with Dennis Hull assisting. Centers Bill Harris and Tex Hampson each scored twice as red-hot Oakland, last in the West Division, an up a 6-0 lead before Minnesota scored midway through the final period. It was the firth triumph in seven games with one tie for the Seals. baseball between the 26 clubs and play" ers, the agreement, agreed 16 in principle by player represent*' tives and owners a week earlier, also sets the minimum play* er salary at $10,000—an in* crease of $3,000- and gives the players a greater voice in con* tractufal matters, Marvin Miller, executive director of the players' Association, said the player representatives accepted the arbitration clause after agreeing on several procedural changes In the man' ner of settling grievances. "We feel that we have tightened up the steps In settling any grievances, subject to the players' approval, before such disputes might come before the commissioner," Miller said. The players previously had questioned the commissioner's role as an impartial judge, as he is selected by the owners. Miller said the changes in the uniform players contract prohibits unilateral alterations by club managements during the two-year agreement, ending Dec. 21, 1969, and requires negotiations with the player son any changes after that, Other measures ratified at the meeting included: — A study of the reserve clause, which presently binds a player to the club with which he is under contract, to be completed prior to the termination date of the overall agreement. — A Joint study on the length of the championship season, to be completed prior to the drawing up of the preliminary schedules for 1969. — A reduction in the allowable salary cut from 25 per cent to 20 per cent of the previous year's Pro B*sk«»btll fir TOfi ASSOeiAfED •:,: .;:•• MBA .' , ,.•..• Wednesday's Results Nit Vofk 126, Baltimore 122 teston 135, Sift Francisco 110 fddiy'S Gifties New Yofk v§t SU Louis 4t Mi* affii, 111. Los Angles vs, Chicago at E vans vtile, tod, dtftclnMti at Sin Diefo Friday's Games Chicago it Boston St, Louis it Detroit Los Angeles it Philadelphia Baltimore at Sin Di«fo Cincinnati at Sin Francisco «K m*. «b» ABA Wednesday's Results Indiana 122, Oakland 116, two overtimes today's Games Dillis it Houston Kentucky at Pittsburgh Oiklind at Minnesota Friday's Games Anaheim at New Orleans Pittsburgh at New Jersey Arkansas Basketball Results By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS State Meets Class A Second Round Mena 71, Althelmcr Martin 57 Marion Phellx 76, Lonoke 74, overtime Quarterfinal Green Forest 72, Eudori East 49 Class B Second Round Stamps Ellis 80, Pottsville 66 Greenbrler 84, Kingsland 58 Quarterfinal Cotter 49, Star City Lincoln 48 Regional Tournaments 2AA at Paragould Second Round Marlanna 60, Pocahontas 44 West Memphis Wonder 68, Newport 58 ' Quarterfinal Leachvllle 57, West Mmephis 42 Greene County Tech 55, Helena 53 1AA at Bentonville Second Round Rogers 37, Van Buren 32 Valley Springs 60, Mountain U.S. Youths Steal Show in Europe GENEVA, Switzerland (AP) — Three American youngsters stole the show in the world fig« ure skating Championships Wednesday and Tim Wood is determined to stay in the spotlight, Wood, 19-year-old law student from Bloomfield mils, Mich., surged back Into the running for the men's title with two brilliant final compulsory figures. The brother and sister team of 19-year-old Cynthia and 21- year-old Ronald Kauffman of Seattle turned in a scintillating display to finish third in the pairs championship and prevent an unprecedented 1-2-3 triumph for Russia. Ludmila Beloussova and Oleg Protopopov won their fourth straight pairs championship for Russia with nine ordinals and 315,9 points. Tatiana Zhuk and Aleksander Gorelik of Russia finished second with 19 ordinals and 311,5 points, The brilliant Kauffmans collected 31 ordinals and 304,3 points to snatch third place away from Tamara Moskvina and Aleksel Mischin of Russia, who finished with 35 ordinals and 303,6 points, Wood regained the lead over Emmerich Panzer, Austria's defending champion, in the all- important ordinal judging with 13 to Panzer's 16, contract. -A $3 hike to $15 in the play- Home 39 ers' daily regular season meal allowance, an increase from $8 3AA at Searcy to $12 for daily spring training Pine Bluff Cole man 83, Sheri- meals and a boost of miscella- dan 42 neous spring training disburse- Searcy 83, Little Rock Fuller ments from $25 to $40 a week. 58 - Adoption of a set of schedul- Russellvtlle 64, North Little ing relations for the 1968-69 sea- Rock Jones 57 sons, aimed at reducing some of Wednesday's College Basketball the more unreasonable travel demands on the players. — The banning of championship or exhibition games during the All-Star break, except for charity purposes. The players selected for the All-Star game would not be required to play in such exhibitions. — A provision for prompt notification and negotiation with the players' association for player compensation should either the American or National leagues plan divisional playoff games in 1969. — Provision for moving expenses for players and their families upon promotion from the minors to the majors, between opening day and Sept, 1. SOLUNAR TABLES By RICHARP ALpEfl KNIGHT The schedule of Solunar Periods, as printed below, ftas been taken from Richard A^en Knight's SOLUNAR TABLES. Plan your days so that you will be flshjing jji good territory or buhtjng in good cover during tbese times, if you wpsh to find the test spprt that each day has to offer. The M&jor Periods are shown to boldface type. Tbese be* gu at the times shown an} last for an hour and a half or two hours thereafter, The Minor Periods, shown {n regular type, are of somewhat shorter duration, use central standard time. A.M. MAJOR Date Feb. 29 Mar. 1 2 3 Pay Minor P.M. MAJOR Thursday 7?!5 }2;05 7:00 12:20 7:40 12:40 8:15 81:85 i';50 JO: 20 1:00 1:35 2:15 Such allowances will continue, as formerly, for players traded on the major league level during the season, Altitude Will Hot Affect Athletes SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) Athletes competing in events that demand short bursts of energy will be unaffected by the 7,300-foot altitude of Mexico City at the Summer Olympics, says Dr. Merritt H, Stiles of the U.S. Olympic Committee, The Spokane heart specialist, chairman of the Olympic unit's Medical and Training Services Committee, writes in the Feb. 26 issue of Modern Medicine Magazine, however, that "per' formance will be affected in running, swimming, rowing, paddling and cycling events re* quiring more than two minutes of maximum effort," The article reports on a study by the medical committee and is titled "The Twin Problems of the xix Olympiad; Altitude and Enteritis." "Team efforts, assoccerfpot? ball, water polo, basketball, field hockey and bout events where exertion }s frequently in^ terrupted for a few seconds, should not be affected," writes Pr. Stiles. Dr. Stiles, a former president of the National SkJ Association, suggests the average heajthy individual should not' be aware be is at 7,300 feet instead of sea level and adds: "The symptoms which so frei quently occur during early exposure to higher altitudes psychologic in origin .\ . " By THE ASSOCIATED* PRESS East Boston Col. 104, Duquesne 88 Temple 88, Lafayette 59 St. Joseph's, Pa. 85, Wake Forest 69 Syracuse 50, Niagara 49, OT St. Peter's, N.J., 70, LIU 59 FairfieW 74, Providence 61 LaSalle 81, Morehead St. 73 Colby 75, Maine 64 Vermont 103, Mlddlebury 86 Bates 100, Bowdoin 85 Tufts 77, Amherst 66 St. Anselm's 106, New Hampshire 73 South Duke 71, No. Caro. St. 61 Virginia 70, Maryland 68 So. Carolina 87, No, Caro. 86 Ga. Tech 80, Clemson 51 Va. Tech 77, Bowling Green, Ohio, 71 Miami, Ohio, 84, East Kentucky 82, 3 overtimes Guilford 82, Lenoir Ryne 61 Midwest Chi. Loyola 85, W. Mich. 73 Okla. City 114, Centenary 95 Dayton 99, St. Jos., Ind. 66 Ky, Wesleyan 59, So. HI, 56 Illinois St 84, East, Dl, 80 St. Louis 74, N.Tex. St. 71 Far West Colorado 91, Iowa State 76 Astro Scout Jailed in Louisiana RUSTON, La. (AP) - Michael F, "Pinky" Higgins, 59- year*oid scout for the Houston Astros, was jailed after an auto accident killed one man TUBS. day and injured three others. state police said a car driven by Wiggins, former manager of the Boston Red Sox, killed" Qeorge W, Kitten, 63,year-okJ flagman for the state Highway Department, Higgins was not hurt. State police booked Higgins for negligent hpmicide and dnv* ing under the influence or an Intoxicating beverage, He was held in the Lincoln Parish jaij under $?,50Qbi)jj|, State police said Higgins an, patently foiled to see KiUen flagging motorists on Interstate §9 west of here to slow down chang e Jajies. iggtes, a former major baseball player ai*j ? tnyager pf the Ped Spx & the n)id?}950s ( has been a scout for &eA>$ro§ for two years. By RALPH RoUfON Star spoftswfiter Just unablt to locate ft foree* M advantage, the Hope Bobcats wrapped up their season with a 63»S4 loss to the Camden Pan* thefs last night at Magnolia In the first round of the Region 4* A A tournament. Both teams played with gusto, but Camden's height advantage was a big factor in thwarting the Bobcats' hopes for ft comeback. From the opening tip both goals appeared to have a lid on top, as nothing hardly was being allowed to drop through. After trailing 5«1 for several minutes, Hope pulled Into the fame's only tie at 5-ail before the Panthers got up an 8*5 margin at the quarter. The Bobcats managed to stay close tor a while, but a four- point run gave Camden a 19-11, which they whipped Into 27-17 form by halftime. The Panthers jumped Into a 41-27 lead midway In the third period, but the Bobcats suddenly started clicking. After coming as close as five points to the lead, Hope was behind 44-37 enter Ing the final segment. Foul trouble caught up with the Bobcats In the flnl period, and they were already badly missing the services of playmaker Richard Sallee, who was out with an Injured foot. Never again could Hope get any closer than five points, as the overall play of the Panthers' 6-8 center Mike Martin made the difference in the game. Free throws gave Camden the early Insurance that held out under the late fire of the Bobcats' comeback. Hockey By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Wednesday's Results Montreal 3, St. Louis 3 (tie) Chicago 1, Toronto 0 Oakland 6, Minnesota 3 Today's Games Toronto at Boston New York at Detroit Los Angeles at Philadelphia Friday's Games No games scheduled GulfstreGm Purses Hiked .MIAMI (A?) - Pursesi at Gul/sfream Park till be in- 8f eased by $81,060 - Of abotit2 per eent over last year — under aft agreement signed Tuesday by Gulfstream President James Donn Jr. and the Florida divl* sioti of the Horsemen's BeheVo' lent and Protective Association, the Gulfstream purse distri* button will amount to $2,0901086 during the 44-day meet, Two Teams Make It to Semifinals LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Two teams have made it to the semifinals of (he high school state basketball tournaments here, and In six games today the other setntfinalists will be named. Green Forest in Class A and Cotter in Class B got into the semifinals Wednesday night. Green Forest thumped Eu* dora East 72-49 as Randy Usrey flipped in 25 points. Cotter made use of a technical foul In the final 30 seconds to nip Star City Lincoln 49-48. Jim Franks pumped in 23 points for the winners. in second round action in Class A Wednesday, Marlon Phellx clipped Lonoke 76-74 in overtime as Samuel Banks hit 26 points and Willie Daniels 25. Mena had little trouble defeating , Altheimer Martin 71-57 as 6-foot-5 Kenneth Gillam poured In 38 points. In Class B second-round play Wednesday, Stamps Ellis trounced Pottsville 80-66 and Greenbrler smashed Kingsland 84-58. Hubert Johnson was the big gun for Ellis with 35 points. Greenbrier, one of the tournament favorites, had five players hit double figures with Russ Benton on top with 23 points. In today Class A games, Lavaca will meet Columbia Magnolia Columbia, McGehee will play Mulberry and Mean will take on Green Forest. In Class B, Kirby faces Turrell, Pyatt plays Prairie Grove and Stamps Ellis tackles Greenbrler. Tfcr*d*r, TOM FARRELL. former world record holder from St. John's University, is now competing for the U.S. Army. The middle-distance runner is in the midst of an indoor comeback, trying to regain success he had as a collegian. Griffith Says He Is in Good Shape By MURRAY ROSE Associated Press Sports Writer KIAMESHA LAKE, N.Y. (AP) - Emile Griffith says he's in great.shape. One look at him in action is enough to convince anyone that he's not kidding. Showgirls hate him when inches. "It's 26V 2 inches right now and I've never felt better," said Griffith, who defends his world middleweight title against Italy's Nino Benvenuti at Madison Square Garden Monday night. This will be Griffith's 1 third title fight with Benvenuti, Griffith lost his crown to the tall, stylish Italian last April and regained it in September. \ In the second fight on the doubleheader title card, Joe Fra- they look at his broad shoulders and bulging biceps. The boxing program tale of the tape says his waist is 28 the world heavyweight title. New York and Massachusetts will recognize the winner as champion. JVow...Cougarha£ a new running mate. Monte greatness CZ7 ^^^^ssssssiiiiiasisSiSSi „ In f vtrgtMiti exv*t* c*j ibf t »r *» THE TRADING POST 305.315.325 E, Third ft.

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