Estherville Daily News from Estherville, Iowa on December 28, 1972 · Page 6
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December 28, 1972

Estherville Daily News from Estherville, Iowa · Page 6

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In Holiday Tournament ESTHERV1LLE DAILY NEWS, THURS., DEC. 28,1972 Pag« 6 Graettingrr Piratettes The Graettinger girls will host a Holiday Basketball Tournament Friday and Saturday night in the Graettinger gym. Teams entered in the two-day tournament are Twin iUvers of Bode, Lincoln Central, Kingsled and host Graettinger. Piratettes front row left to right are: Jaymee Potter, Mary Kooney, Hrenda Babcock, Joan Wikert, Mary Potter, Barb Petersen, and Pat Clipperton. Second row left to right: Coach Mrs. Jeanette Voster, Shelly Kulow, Aleta Poeppe, Connie Graettinger, Tammy Kulow, Debbie Heller, Shelly Struthers and Debbie Funk. Thirc row left to right: Beth McCombs, Sharon Wikert, Sharon Rustad, Norma Newhousc, Kim Hyatt, Jackie Hanson, and Sue Osher, manager, Piratettes Host Tournament The Graettinger Community School is sponsoring a Holiday Girls Invitational Basketball Tournament on Dec. 29 and 30, 1972. Teams entered in the tournament are Twins Rivers of Bode in the Twin Lakes Conference; Lincoln Central and Ringsted in the Statelinu Conference, and the Graettinger in the Corn- belt Conference. The opening game action on Friday, evening at 7 p.m. will have Twin Rivers playing Ringsted. The second game will be Lincoln Central playing Graettinger. Saturdays action wiJlfea- ture a consolation game between the two losing teams from the first round. The two winning teams will battle for the championship in the second game on Saturday evening. Following the second game, trophies will be presented to the consolation, runner up and championship teams. Harris-Lake Park Hosts Saturday Holiday Tourney Harris-Lake Park Community School will host its first annual Holiday Basketball Tournament on Sat. Dec. 30. The Festival will open with a basketball game between Ocheyedan and Terril at 9 a.m. followed by a game between Melvin and Harris-Lake Park. The consolation game will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will be followed by the championship game at about 8:30. Starting at 1 p.m. will be varied activities highlighting the Festival. Starting at 1 p.m. will be varied activities highlighting the Festival. From 1-3 p.m. a Film Festival will be held in the vocal music room showing many of the old slap-stick favorites such as Charlie Chaplin, Laural and Hardy, W. C. Fields, and many more. Also at 1 p.m. the Cheerleaders from the four participat­ ing schools will hold a clinic in the gymnasium and will practice a routine to show the fans between the consolation and championship games in the evening. At 2 p.m. the combined pep bands from Melvin, Terril, Ocheyedan and Harris-Lake Park will hold a practice in the Gymnasium. The Mass Band will also perform between games of the evening session. From 3-4 p.m. a Wrestling Clinic will be held under the direction of Phil Brand, H-LP Wrestling Coach. Girls and boys will both be involved in the Free Throw Contest to be held in the gym from 4-5 p.m. The competition will be open to anyone in the four participating schools with trophies going to the best boy and girl shooter. A chili dinner wll be served by the J-Ettes of Lake Park from 5-6:30 p.m. VPI Quarterback Paces Gray Victory Sports Jim F«rr«», Editor Wednesday's Scores By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Drake 98, Iowa 80 Tournaments Big Eight Conference Iowa State 75, Nebraska 64 North Central Conference South Dakota 101, Morningside 85 Lutheran Brotherhood Invitational Lenior—Rhyne, N.C., 87, Luther 68 Nebraska Wesleyan Graceland 80, Denver Metro 65 Ringsted Ringsted 44, Gilmore City Bradgate 37 Sibley Little Rock 73, Rock Rapids Central Lyon 42 Alton Floyd Valley 61, Sibley 50 Sioux Valley Sutherland 67, Gillett Grove South Clay 57 Urbandale Ankeny 66, Des Moines North 62 Tangerine Bowl First Round Stetson 69, Colgate 68 E. Tenn. St. 68, Rollins 58 Sacred Heart Invitational First Round Tufts 87, Wagner 77 Bridgeport 74, Amherst 68 Second Round Sacred Heart 96, Hobart 68 115, Franklin & MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — "We made mistakes and the Grays didn't. It was that simple," Coach Vince Gibson said Wednesday night after his Blue squad lost 27-15 in the annual Blue-Gray football game. One of those mistakes came during the first minute of play. Defensive back Ken Phares of Mississippi State intercepted a pass from Tony Adams of Utah State and ran it back 34 yards for a Gray touchdown. Quarterback Don Strock of VPI, who gained more yardage than any other college back this year, led the South to victory and was named the game 's most valuable player. Even though Strock, who was also tops in passing, couldn't connect with a scoring pass in the game, he did pilot the South in their touchdown drives. •'Coach Charlie Coffey's squad was well prepared and played nearly flawless football. But we lost three interceptions and our receivers dropped too many passes and those blunders killed us," the North coach from Kansas State said. Coffey of VPI said his gray squad "did a great job," He especially praised Strock, t "He has quite a future ahead of him." Adams, who ranked just be- Adams, who ranked just behind Strock nationally in total offense during the regular season, put together one scoring drive and climaxed it with a 16 yard touchdown pass to Doug Winsiow of Drake in the first period. But most of the time he found Southerners in the way of his passes. The North's backup quarter- bac Dennis Morrison of Kansas State engineered another scoring march in the final two minutes with Martin Januszkiewicz of Syracuse diving over from the four. Rice's Mark Williiams kicked two field goals for the Grays besides booting two extra points. Brandeis Marshall 77 Quincy Holiday Tourney First Round Tenn. St. 72, Ark. Baptist 67 Augusta, ni. 67, Bethel 60 Gator Bowl Tourney Championship Jacksonville 84, Rutgers 71 HOLIDAY BOWLING SPECIALS NOW THRU JANUARY 3 1. Open Bowling Every Night 7 p«m.-Closing Saturday 3-5p.m. Sunday 1-5 p.m. 2. Win a Free Quart of Coke or Pepsi with a Colored Head Pin Strike. (Limit 1 per person per day)| 3. Hi land Free Game Coupons Accepted with 2 Paid Games. (Per Person). 4. Open Sunday Afternoon, Dec. 24; Christmas Day Both Afternoon & Evening; New Year's Eve & New Year's Day, Both Afternoon & Evening. 5. Plan Your Church, Club, or Family Group Party Now! Phone 362-2873 to Reserve Adjacent Lanes. LEAGUES ARE NOW ON VACATION SO BRING YOUR FRIENDS AND BOWL FOR THE FUN OF IT! T>da«drfddu* 104 South 17th Street impeRI ^L Esrherville, Iowa 51334 L\n6S phone 362 - 9020 Midgets Face Fairmont ..,»,> K„ „w„ ». fi.is Fridav while the Midgets boast a 4-3 depleted _ lettermen squad. Es- The B squad tour BY JIM FERREE The Estherville Midgets will step out of Lakes Conference action when they travel to Fairmont to compete in the Fairmont Invitational Basketball tournament tonight and Friday night in the Fairmont gym. Estherville will be the only team entered in the tournament from Iowa which includes three Minnesota teams — Luverne, Montgomery and host school Fairmont. Estherville will clash with Fairmont's Cardinals in an 8:15 p.m. game after Luverne meets Montgomery in the opener at 6:15 p.m. The consolation match will be played at 6:15 Friday night with the championship game immediately following. The Midgets are coming off two highly successful road trips with Lakes Conference opponents. Estherville socked Sheldon with a 71-48 loss Dec. 15 and then rolled by Spirit Lake 77-47 to capture its third Lakes win in a row to even its conference mark at 3-3. The Midgets dumped Storm Lake 57-48 Dec. 8 to kick-off its three consecutive Lakes victories. A usually strong Fairmont team has had its troubles this season and are going into the tournament with a 2-5 record while the Midgets overall mark. "Fairmont will have the tallest player we will face this year," said Estherville Coach George Hess, "but we'll be playing the same type of game we've been playing." The type of game Mess was referring to is waiting for the open man and taking the best percentage shot. Estherville averaged 51 per cent from the field in its last three outings and is averaging nearly 50 per cent from the field for all games played. But the Midget mentor is particularly happy with the balanced scoring he is getting from his depleted lettermen squad. Estherville's lone returning lettermen Bob Hartman is averaging 14 points but not far behind are Rob Bothwell and Terry Poulos shooting at a 13.8 clip. "Bothwell has been the most steady of the group," commented Hess. Another plus for the Midgets which has made Hess real happy this year has been the bench strength. Against the Indians Dec. 22, the bench, led by Jim Willey's eight, came in and contributed 24 points. Brian Guge is the leading percentage shooter from the field connecting on 35-58 for 60 per cent. Chris Rullestad has sank 22 of 43 from the charity line for 83 per cent. The B squad tournament will be with the same pairings as for the varsity. Game times are 2 p.m. ami 3:15 p.m. both afternoons. Varsity games admission is $1 for adults and 50 cents for students. For B games, it's 50 cents for adults and 25 cents for students. iniiniiiiimHiNuuniiiiiinniiHiiHiHiiinHHti LAKES CONFERENCE STANDINGS WON Drake's Bench Stings Iowa Spencer Cherokee Estherville Storm Lake Sheldon Emmetsburg Sibley Spirit Lake 6 5 3 3 3 2 1 1 LOST 0 1 3 3 3 4 5 5 DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Drake's bench strength. There is no better way to capsulize Drake's 98-80 dumping of Iowa Wednesday night in the 23rd renewal of their cross- state basketball rivalry. Reserves Craig Davis and Cleo Kilgore finished with a total of 44 points and Drake had little trouble with Iotva after a nip-and-tuck first 14 minutes. "They snuck in there and did a super job," beamed Drake Coach Howard Stacey after his team upped its record to a 7-1. The pair of supersubs teamed for 23 points in the first 20 minutes and Drake held a surprising 43-30 halftime lead. "They had super shooting from their reserves," said Iowa Coach Dick Shultz in what might be an understatement. "You just don't expect two guys to come off the bench and hit like that—and from where they did." Davis, a junior forward from East Moline, 111., finished an amazing 11 of 12 from the field and added three of three free throws and Kilgore was eight of 12— from the 20 to 25-foot range — and also perfect on three free throws. The sterling relief jobs are nof anything new for either, and didn't earn them a starting nod. "Why not keep it the way it is," stated Stacey. "Craig does his job best coming off the bench, and it seems the same with Cleo." Davis' shooting night merely added to a shooting percentage that him hitting at a .697 clip going into the game, and now stands at a torrid .756. "This has to be my most rewarding win since I've been at Drake,'' said second-year Coach Stacey, whose team was an 89-83 loser to the Hawkeyes at Iowa City last season. "I think our quickness and speed to to them— especially on offense," continued Stacey. "This was a fine team effort, if we can continue this it will be hard to beat us." The one-rebound edge (50-49) that Drake held over the taller Hawkeyes also pleased Stacey, Cyclones Crush Nebraska; Advance to Semi-Finah GAMES THIS WEEKEND Estherville in Fairmont Invitational Tournament Sibley in Sibley Holiday Tournament Cherokee in Holiday Tournament at Sioux City Emmetsburg in Holiday Tournament at Humboldt Spencer in Harlan Tournament at Denison lllltllllllUIIIIIUIIIMIMUUMMIIiiHUIilllMMMI KANSAS CITY (AP) - Undefeated Oklahoma and once- beaten Kansas State are favored to win their games in the Big Eight Conference preseason basketball tournament tonight and join Missouri and Iowa State in the semifinals. Oklahoma, 6-0 and 19th ranked, opposes Oklahoma State, 25. Kansas State, 16th ranked and the defending Big Eight champion, risks its 7-1 record against Kansas, 4-4. Missouri, the nation's No. 7 team, kept its record unblemished as expected by walloping Colorado 98-78 in one of two first round games Wednesday night. In the other, Iowa State whipped Nebraska 75-64. Both ' Oklahoma and Kansas State expect tough tests in their tournament debuts since both are playing bitter state rivals. The Sooners, minus four starters from last year, have a freshman star, 6-foot-9 Alvan Adams, who has picked up a lot of the slack left by the departure of the quartet of Oklahoma regulars. Oklahoma State has three regulars • back, Kevin Fitzgerald, Dave Fisher and Ralph Rasmuson. Kansas State is loaded with talent, including veterans Danny Beard, Ernie Kusnyer, Steve Mitchell and Lon Kruger. Wildcat Coach Jack Hartman, appraising his current team, says, "We obviously miss the rebounding of David Hall." Hall is the only starter missing from a year ago. Kansas' lone returning regular is Tom Kivisto. However, the Jay Hawks have two outstanding sophomores, RickSuttle and Dale Greenlee, and 6-10 Dan­ ny Knight has become eligible with the start of the second semester. Missouri, 9-0, gave the rest of the tournament teams something to think about in its game with Colorado, 3-4. The Tigers put on a dazzling display of shooting, connecting on 63.4 per cent of their floor shots. The Missouri starters hit 71 per cent. The Bengals, with Orv Salmon and Mike Jeffries sinking long outside shots often, never trailed and built up a 16-point lead midway through the first half and led by as many as 28. The Marines Ar« Looking For A Few Good Men Who Want To Learn. CALL COLLECT 515-424-3624 For An Appointment i 9 9 » Before you buy... test the top 3! See what the 73 Scorpion's got... See for yourself who's Number One! Only Scorpion Stinger dares "Power-Thrust" clutch. to make this challenge. Be- Delivers more of the en- cause only Scorpion oilers gine's power lo Ihe track these engineering advances than any consumer clutch for 1973: "Para-Rail" suspension. Combines-the best features of both slide rails and bogeys. known. "power-Bite" track. 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