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CHILLICOTHE CONSTITUTION-TRIBUNE, WEDNESDAY, MAY 12,1H2 CHILLICOTHE, MISSOURI-64M1-PAGE S Outdoors In Northwest Missouri With Rod Green Peter Pan donation Denny Lighter (left), chairman of the recent Knights of Columbus Fun Run, presents Tom Ashbrook, a member of the Peter Pan School's board of directors, with a $1,000 check. The Peter Pan donation was the result of pledges collected by runners participating in the first annual Fun Run held at Jerry Litton Memorial Stadium under the direction of Lightner. -- Constitution-Tribune photo by Scott Gordon. Lakers look flashy, but credit good, hard defense with wins By KEN PETERS AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) Most noticeable about the Los Angeles Lakers is their freewheeling, flashy, fastbreak offense. But they seem to think good defense has put them where they are The Lakers are sitting atop NaUoul Buketbill Auociation , ,, , Pl«yo«s At AGUnce , , ,, By The Associated Press CONFERENCE FINALS Be*t of Seven Eutern Conference Sunday's Game Boston 121, Philadelphia 81 Wednndiy'i Game 12 Philadelphia at Boston, (n) Saturday, May IS Boston at Philadelphia Sunday, May 1« Boston at Philadelphia Wednesday, May » Philadelphia at Boston, (n), if necessary Friday, May 21 Boston at Philadelphia, (n), if necessary Sonday, May 23 Philadelphia at Boston, TEA, if neces- Weilcrn Conference Sunday'i Gune La* Angeles 128, San Antonio 117 TowUy'i Game La Angela 110, San Antonio, 101, LA leadt aeries 2-0 Friday, May 14 La Angeles at Sin Antonio, (n) Saturday. May 15 La Angela at San Antonio, (n) Tmday. May U San Antonio at Lai Angela, (n), if nec- etsary Friday, May « La Angeles at San Antonio, (n), if nee- eatary Saaday, May 21 San Antonio at Los Angela, TEA, If decenary a 2-0 lead over the San Antonio Spurs in the National Basketball Association's Western Conference finals, one bracket away from the league championship series. They whipped the Spurs . 110401 Tuesday night after taking the opener 128-117 two days earlier. The best-of- seven series now shifts to San Antonio, with the third and fourth games on Friday and Saturday. Reflecting on Tuesday night's game, Lakers Coach Pat Riley said, "Our defense was just excellent again...and we did a good job of dominating the defensive boards." "Overall, I think our defense won out," said Los Angeles forward Jamaal Wilkes, whose 22 points shared Laker high-point honors, with guard Norm Nixon. "Another great team effort defensively." Laker center Kareem AbduI-Jabbar, who had 16 points in the victory, said: "Our defensive play has been very consistent. It seems when we play a hard defensive game, our fastbreak works better." , Mike Mitchell scored 34 points for the Spurs, but the Lakers did a solid job defensively on league scoring leader George Gervin. He wound up with 48 points, just shghty over half his average, and had only three points in the first half. "We tried to deny George the ball at-all times,"'said Wilkes. "I play him one-on- one, but as soon as he puts the ball on the floor, we double- team him. It seems to be working and I think that's been the key to stopping them." The Lakers rallied from a 79-78 deficit at the end of three quarters, pulling awav to a 10-point lead before the final period was half finished. "They were able to pick up a lot of loose balls in the fourth quarter and turn them into fastbreaks," said San Antonio The Lakers displayed depth and balance in the victory Kurt Rambis led Los Angeles in rebounds with 15, while Earvin "Magic" Johnson had 19 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists. Resen/es Mike Cooper and Bob McAdoo had 12 and 11 points. Dave Corzine came off the bench to score 23 points for the Spurs, and Mark Olberding chipped in 16 points Armored tanks of the animal world, turtles are perhaps the most bizarre o! all living critters Evolving over 200 million vcors ago during the Triassic Period of the earth's development. they are the oldest living group of reptiles found on the planet Thi-ir survival success is not so puzzling! Rather than skil- li-rmg hero .md there carrying out their life-sustaining I unctions in .1 hapha/ard manner, they have methodically gone about I heir business-whatever that might be--through eons of time in .1 sure-looted, plodding gait Their built-in fortification moving as thev moved must have given them confidence Thev must have only had to worry about the most pressing of dangers like being stepped on by a dinosaur Unfortunately lor the slow willed, prehistoric fortresses living in a modern-day world, times have changed While thev might once have sluggishly swerved around the ponderous pad ol ol' brontosaurus--and even won a well planned race Irom one hippelv-hoppetj hare in Aesop's Fable--they are no match lor the metal monsters o! the cement pathways (icnerally the aquatic turtles stay put m their river pond lake or marsh except in the mating season of spring or il then pothole dries up in the heat ol summer Land turtles in their range .ire seen edging their way across the roads Many v, md up as t rushed blodd.y pulps of tissue and bone, left to dry up on the hot concrete Some are unavoidable accidents other turtles are purposeK mashed bv thoughtless people, not understanding their worth K V K N SNAI'PKK IS I'SKKl'l. I'hen there arc those who lump turtles with all other symbols ol evil, something to be automatically eradicated Irom the pond or used as a living form of target practice Yet not even the ugliest and most common snapping turtle causes pond owenrs or fishermen am concern While many turtle species feed almost loialK on vegetation the quarrelsome-looking snapper is realK moie scavenger cleaning up its living quarters with its diet II along w i t h other members of the turtle family, performs v a l u a b l e roles in the checks-and-balances of nature And together u i t h the soltshell turtles, snapping turtles are a \.iluablc resource economically Many folks harvest--these tur- lle a i e protected b\ the Wildlife Code of Missouri--some kinds lor line eating Like am other v\ illlife the greatest danger to turtle species is the extensive loss ol habitat As wetlands are drained and rivers are channelized, turtle homes are permanently destroyed To a lesser extent people damage turtle populations In collecting as pets or souvenirs The small box turtles so often seen in the O/arks are often carried home only to die a death ol starvation through neglect and ignorance Missouri has some 17 species of turtles known w i t h i n its boundaries In the colder climate and lack of diverse habitat of the northwest fewer species--maybe only three or four in some parts--are lound Bui 'all fit into three groupings hard-shelled aquatic like the common snapping turtle, soft shelled aquatic as the soltshells and hard-shell land turtles often called ' tortoises " the box turtles KC;S LAID 0\ LAM) All Missouri turtles lav eggs on land often traveling some distance to suitable sites Most select well-drained sandy or loose soil lacing south or southeast in which to deposit the eggs I he eggs mav be soft or hard elongated or leathery, depending on Ihe t u r t l e species General!} the larger turtles (snappers and siiltshellsi lav round eggs the other local kinds lay elliptically- shaped eggs The cuing may hatch in late summer or fall, or even w inter in the egg to emerge in spring 'I urlk-s are indeed a lasciantmg lot While the giant tor- loises ol the Oalapagos Islands are known to live over 120 years, most Show-Me species-- il given a chance--have a lifeexpectan- cv ol I 1 ) to id v ears Ama/mglv. the clumsy little box turtles are t apable ol searching the forest litter for insects and earthworms some tin to mo ve.irs if Ihev make it by human souvenir se kers and auto tires Si/e-wise the protected alligator snapping turtle of southeast Missouri takes the blue ribbon with a record weight of JHi pounds Hut the ol' common snapping turtle of our parts i onimonlv goes K) to impounds Statewide, the stinkpot--named i l i e r Ihe muskv odoi given olf when it is captured--is the smallest Not lound in the northwest, the largest adults seldom measure three or lour inches in upper shell length If vou would like a better look at our turtle fauna, write Tom lohnson llerpetologist Department NWMO, Box 180, Jefferson ( i t v Mo Ml(12 lor a Iree copy of "Missouri's Trutles" just hot oil Ihe Missouri Department of Conservation press in glowing color It gives a valuable insight into another facet of the local Outdoors in Northwest Missouri Major League Leaders By The Associated Press NATIONAL LEAGUE AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING (55 at bats) Bonnell, To- 431, McBnde, Cleveland, 407, BATTING (55 at bats) J Thompson, S^X^STES Sund^, Texas 3,6, Harrah, C,eve,and, Montreal, 350, Bailor New York, 333 \UNS Lo Smith, St Louis, 28, Murphy 375, E Murray Baltimore, 388 RUNS R Henderson, Oakland, 28, Har. rah Cleveland, 26 Thornton Cleveland, Atlanta, 26 Ru Jones, San Diego, 24, Sax, 25 _ rj aueri Baltimore, 23, Hrbek, Mm- Los Angeles 23 Kingman, New York, 22 nesotai 22 J Thompson P i t t s b u r g h , 22 K Hernandez, St Louis 22 Horner, At lanta, 22 RBI Kingman, New York, 30, J Thompson, Pittsburgh, 28, Moreland, Chicago 27, Murphy, Atlanta 27, Baker Los Angeles, 23 T Kennedy, San Diego, 23 HITS Moreland Chicago, 42 Wilson, New York, 42 Oester, Cincinnati, 41, Lo Smith, St Louis 39 J Thompson, Pitts burgh,38 DOUBLES Parker, Pittsburgh, 10, Knight, Houston, 9,10 Tied With 8 TRIPLES Wilson, New York, 3, Rose, Philadelphia, 3, Herr St Louis, 3, R Ramirez, Atlanta 3 Concepcion Cm RBI Thornton, Cleveland 31, McRae, Kansas City, 27, Oglivie, Milwaukee, 26, Otis, Kansas City 24, Baylor, California, 23, Hrbek, Minnesota, 23 HITS Cooper, Milwaukee, 40, Harrah, Cleveland, 39, Zisk, Seattle, 39, Hrbek, Minnesota, 38, Cabell, Detroit, 37 DOUBLES Otis, Kansas City, 11, E Murray, Baltimore, 9, Winfield, New York,9,9TiedWith8 TRIPLES Evans, Boston, 3, McBride, Cleveland, 3, Upshaw, Toronto, 3, Cow ens, Seattle, 3, 22TiedWith2 HOME RUNS Thornton, Cleveland, 10, Roemcke, Baltimore, 9, Hrbek, Minnesota, 8, Harrah, Cleveland, 7, Oglivie, Milwaukee, 7, Downing, California, 7 STOLEN BASES R Henderson, Oak land, 35, LeFlore, Chicago 11, Lopes, NOTICE Chillicothe Radiator Service Is Now Relocating. Our New Location is 524 McCormick. 1 Block North of Industrial Equipment i, Vi Block West. WATCH FOt OUR SIGNS Auto-Truck-Tractor Industrial Radiator Service Fishing Derby set for May 22 The Livingston County Soil and Water Conservation District and the Soil Conservation Service will be sponsoring a Fishing Derby to be held Saturday, May 22, at the Merle Doughty farm. The Fishing Derby is being held to raise funds to fight soil erosion in this county. Prizes will be given away to the top fishermen that catch largemouth bass, channel catfish and bluegill. "This is a promotion for the SWCD and the SCS to raise money through the Fishing Derby to fight soil erosion, because the County Court was not able to provide any funds this year," said Samuel Walker, Conservationist for the SCS. The Fishing Derby will begin at 7 a.m. and end at 7 p.m. on the 22nd. The Missouri Conservation Department shocked Doughty's 9.5 acre pond Monday afternoon and found an abundance of bass and bluegill in the waters and a recommendation was made by Fisheries Biologist Mack Ellis that instant fishing pressure was needed at the site. Included in the survey wad a bass that weighed over four pounds. Larger fish have been taken from the pond, according to Doughty. -Walker said that a fee of $1 will be charged to those 16 years of age and under and a $2.50 fee will be assessed to those 17 years of age and older. , Refreshments will be sold at the site, as well. Prizes to be, given away include tackleboxes, gift certificates, fishing lures, rods and reels, and the Grand Prize will see the District provide · free taxidermy mounting of the largest fish caught. Merchants who have donated prizes to the event include the Chillicothe Sports Center, Park Center Liquor and Sporting Goods, Matco, Wal-Mart ;d L ft O Safes. .Coach Stan Albeck.J'I think_~^rvi n -.. a - sked wna t-the "BieturnovenraliiUmnie Laker gpurTmusTdoto bounce lack" layups at the "Start of the , n the senes, said: "Play bet- fourth quarter turned things ter, it's just that simple Some around." of us are shooting well and some of us aren't. I'm one that isn't shooting well.'' Softball drafts set Jim Rade!, C'ty Summer Playground Association recreational director, announced today (Wednesday) the dates and times for the annual boys baseball and girls softba.ll drafts The boys baseball draft (Pony League, Little League and Pee Wee League) will be staged at 7 o'clock Thursday night. May 13, in the Community Room of the Chillicothe State Bank Fritz Kline, president, of (the SPAtprgamzation, and Radel will supervise the annual draft "'·(in'Monday, May'17,' 'the girls Little League softball draft will be staged at 7 o'clock in the Community Room of the Chillicothe State Bank Murphy, Atlanta, 8 delphia, 18, Moreno, Pittsburgh, 18, Lo Smith, St Louis, 16 Wilson, New York, 14, Raines, Montreal, 12 33 $1.M M.T. P1IS/7SR14 cinnati 3 Oester Cincinnati 3 HOME RUNS Kingman, New York, 12, Oakland 10, JCruz Seattle, 8 Hayes. J Thompson, Pittsburgh 10 Horner, At- Cleveland 7 Mannmg Cleveland, 7, lanta. 9 Moreland, Chicago, 8 B Diaz, Molitor. Milwaukee, 7, Wathan, Kansas Philadelphia, 8, Hendnck, StLouis, 8, C '? CH1NG ,, ^^ ^ ^ cago 6-0 I 000 1 29 Zahn California. 5-1, 833, 174, Barker, Cleveland, 4-1, 800, 230, Guidry, New York, 4-1, 800, 286, Burns, Chicago, 4 1, 800, 2 20, F Bannister, Seattle 41, 800, 3 21, PITCHING (4 Decisions) Forsch, St L, B Stanley, Boston, 3 1, 750, 3 18, Tudor, 4-0,1000,399, Lollar, San Diego, 4-0 1000, Boston, 3-1, 750, 349, Sorensen, Cleve- 2 10, Sutton, Houston, 5-1 833, 2 66, land, 3-1, 750, Saucier, Detroit, 3 1, 750, Ra Jones, New York 4-1, 800, 2 60, Ber- Lerch, Milwaukee, 3-1, 750, Renko, Cali- enyi, Cincinnati, 4-1, 800,2 54, Welch, Los forma 3 i, 750, Gura, Kansas City, 3 1 Angeles, 4-1, 800, 3 14, Garber, Atlanta, 750, G Jackson, Kansas City, t-1, 750, 3-1, 750, 0 99, Rogers, Montreal 4-2, 667, j Jones, Oakland, 31, 750, VandeBerg, 2 02 Seattle, 3-1, 750, CaudiU, Seattle, 3-1, .750 STRIKEOUTS Soto Cincinnati, 57 STRIKEOUTS F Bannister, Seattle, 42, Carlton Philadelphia 55, Rogers, Mon Perry, Seattle, 36, Denny, Cleveland, 35 treal, 39, Lollar, San Diego, 38, Gullick Guidry, New York 34 Barker, Cleveland, son Montreal, 35, Ryan, Houston, 35 32 Now Carry EE TIRES G.S. 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