Estherville Daily News from Estherville, Iowa on January 5, 1973 · Page 6
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Estherville Daily News from Estherville, Iowa · Page 6

Estherville, Iowa
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Friday, January 5, 1973
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Ready To Go! The Esiherville Varsity Girls model their new uniforms they will be wearing when they take the floor Monday night at 8:00 to face the Spencer girls. It will be Estherville High's first girls' basketball game in the school's history. Front row left to right are: Carolyn Croudy, Kathy Kultala, Sherri Sawyer, Mary Kenney, Deb Hubers, Beth Henry and Gail Enderson. Back row left to right arc: Asst. Coach Jim Harvey, Ann Hood, Karen Peterson, Chris Vaubel, Debbie Haubers, Debbie Johnson, Sue Egeland and Head Coach Les Lammers.— Photo by Jim Ferree Drake Drops Conference Opener in Two Overtimes DES .\5CIV-5. k -M -a ,AP"> If its ope,"»r :> anj indication, Memphis Scste is going to have a very trying time ir. defending its Missouri Valley Conference basketball title. "We were very fortunate, very fortunate," offered Coach Gene Bartow after the Tigers nipped Drake 97-92 in two overtimes Thursday night in the conference opener for both. Memphis State, 8-3, blew a 14-point lead in the final 10 minutes and was twice on the ropes before reserve Bill Suford scored 10 points in the overtime to decide the game. "This is a great one to win," continued Bartow. "If we are good enough to get Bradley there Saturday night then we can start thinking about defending our title. We have five in a row at home after Bradley." But in the opener it was hard to tell which team tied Louisville last year for first—and was knotted for last (Drake). ''Memphis State has tremendous personnel," said a subdued Drake Coach Howard Stacey afterwards. "But we Jim F«rr»», Editor battled them on even terms, and if we would have had that free throw we could nave won." Stacey was referring to a two free-throw situation sophomore Ron Caldwell had with seven seconds left in the first overtime and Drake leading by one. Caldwell missed the first, but made the second. Memphis State came down and with a second left Bill Laurie hit his only basket of the game to manage the 84-all deadlock and force the second overtime. A four-point play by Buford with 2:34 left in the second overtime gave Memphis State a 90-88 lead and the 6-foot-7 junior added two more baskets in the next minute plus, and Drake never got closer than four points. "It's been a matter of us just getting healthy," said Bartow, who noted that front courtmen Ronnie Robinson and Larry Kenon have been slowed with injuries. But against Drake, they dominated the boards— 16 rebounds each—and contributed 26 points apiece. "They never quit on the boards," added Bartow. All-conference guard Larry Finch added 18 points and Buford 16 for Memphis State, which has won six straight. "We had our chances," noted Stacey. "We could have worked in and got a better shot near the end of regulation play. But mostly, I am just happy the way we came back." Drake held a 35-32 halftime lead, but Memphis State reeled off 14 points to jump to a 13- point lead early in the final half. Drake fell behind by 14 with 10 minutes left, but scored 14 straight to force a tie and the narrowing finish. "The first five minutes of the last half really hurt us," noted Stacey, whose team out-shot Memphis State from the field. Drake hit 52.6 per cent compared to 51.9 for Memphis State, which held a 49-41 rebound edge. Cleo Kilgore led Drake, 6-4, with 20 points followed by Larry Seger with 18 and reserves Larry Haralson and Craig Davis with 12 each. College Basketball MIDWEST Memphis St. 97, Drake 92, 2 OTs Cincinnati 100, Bowling Green 70 FAR WEST San Francisco 66, Seattle 60 Okla. City 76, Puget Sound 75 Weber St. 61, Montana 48 LA Loyola 102, Nev-Reno 86 SOUTH N. Carolina 100, Furman 67 Utah St. 91, S. Miss. 87, OT Nebraska 63, Ga. St. 54 Richmond 84, E. Carolina 75 Ga. Southern 97,'Bucknell 80 Austin Peay 128, Tusculum 52 McNeese 89, Southern-N.O. 83 More from 1973 Book Lineup The Return of Sports Quotes By IRA BERKOW NEA Sports Editor NEW YORK—(NEA)—In recent years, a stunning discovery has been made by the publishing industry: some sports fans can read. So the sports books have been pouring off the presses at a furious rate. And during the Christmas season, with all the leisure time, perhaps the sports fan will want to sit down, put aside his blocks and read from one of the following newly published books. I have selected quotes to give a flavor of the books: "During a lull in one of the games, Bobby Hull was standing next to Gordie Howe. The two old pros were watching a fight in which Bryan Watson was tangling with a Black Hawk. Gordie,' said Hull, 'wouldn't this game be much nicer without the animals?' " from "A Thinking Man's Guide to Pro Hockey," by Gerald Eshkenazi (Dutton $6.95). "John Henry Johnson is usually compared not to Red Grange or Jim Brown but to Attila the Hun . . . Author Murray Olderman once observed that one of the great mysteries of modern football is how Johnson managed to survive 13 years 'without winding up with a lily in his hand' " from "The Great Running Back," by George Sullivan, (Putnam, $7.95). "A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives," from "I Never Had It Made," Jackie Robinson's autobiography (Putnam, $7.95). "A balloon also (mis-launched and) carried its pilot directly into the women's rest room during a mass ascension prior to the start of the 1966 Indianapolis Motor Races . . . Inside the little wooden shack was a woman and as the balloon overturned the outhouse, it caused her 'severe embarrassment and bodily harm.' "She sued for $25,000 and her husband sued for $7,500 for 'loss of consortium,' " from Ballooning," by Peter L. Dixon with Jav Fiondelia. (Baliantine Books paperback, $1.50). "I remember once I hit a nun. Really! This was in parochial school, in the fourth grade, I had done something and she grabbed me, and when she did 1 punched her arm. She took me to the principal's office and I was told I could not return to class until I apologized. Well, I have a stubborn streak in me and refused, so for two months I sat in the principal's office instead of in class. I ate lunch there. I had no recess. But I wouldn't give in. "When they saw they weren't going to break me they finally called my parents and told them about it. Dad told me to apologize. I did. Then I was returned to class and seated in the middle of the girls' section. This was considered a severe and embarrassing punishment. I couldn't have cared less," from "Confessions of a Basket­ ball Gypsy, The Rick Barry Story." by Rick Barry with Bill Libby (Prentice-Hall, $7.95). "Do most players in the NHL have their teeth knocked out somewhere along the way? "A survey taken recently indicated that 68 per cent of all NHL players have sacrificed at least one tooth to their profession," from "Everything you've always wanted to know about HOCKEY*" by Brian McFarlane (Scribners, $7.95). "Football is the strongest remaining unquestioned remnant of an old (American) culture, and the struggle to change its current form is no less than the conflict between an old culture and a new culture," from "Meat on the Hook," by Gary Shaw (St. Martin's, $7.95). "I think (the Detroit team) are a lot of jerks, from the owner, the general manager, the coach on down. Even the announcers must be a bunch of fags. If we were voting for a jerk team or organization they'd have my vote all the way. . . . "I just can't understand people, how they can go out of their way to make asses of themselves," from "Stop- Action" by Dick Butkus and Robert W. Billings (Dutton, $6.95). "His conversation rarely touches anything outside of football—he has been called impossibly dull socially, a funnyman to rank with Bela Lugosi," from "The Future Is Now; George Allen, pro football's most controversial coach," by William Gildea and Kenneth Turan (Houghton MiffUn, $6.95). "The homilies that guide (Johnny) Wooden through the complexities of life are also there framed on the walls to help his players: (One is) "Make eyery day your masterpiece," from "UCLA's Fabulous Bruins," bv Larry Bortstein (St. Martin's, $5.95). "The late John Lardner once called race drivers 'motorized lemmings.' I remember as a kid reading that crack and being infuriated," from "Sundav Driver," bv Brock Yates (Farrar Straus Giroux, $6.95). "I clasped the waist of fair Lenore I praised her matchless worth And asked her if she loved me more Than all else on the earth. She nestled closer to my side, 1 thrilled from head to heel As she in whispered tvords replied, 'Yes dear — except my wheel' From "A Social History of the Bicycle," by Robert A. Smith (American Heritage Press, $9.95). (NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSN.) Face Spencer Monday ESTHERVILLE DAILY NEWS, FRL, JAN. 5,1973 Page 6 Lammers: EVille Girls Are Ready BY JIM FERREE For the first time in history, Estherville HighSchool will sport a girls basketball team and, according to Head Coach Les Lammers, the girls are thrilled with the game that has made Iowa famous. The girls will get their first taste of competition when they clash with the Spencer girls Monday night in the Estherville gym. The Estherville girls will play all Lakes Conference teams once this year but no official team standings will be kept until the 1973-'74 cage season. Coach Lammers is in his 13th year of coaching girls' basketball after compiling an excellent 180-80 win-loss record in eight years at Pocahontas and four seasons at Ledyard. Lammers feels that girls' basketball is more exciting to watch because it is geered to scoring a lot of points. "The girls use a three-second clock instead of the five second clock which the boys use and this prompts more scoring." Lammers, who has taken three Pocahontas teams to the girls' state tournament in Des Moines, has been pleased with what he has seen in practice but noted there is a lot of room for improvement. "The girls don't know how important the little things such as an interception or a good pass means yet but they will learn." Chris Vaubel, 5' 10" junior, will be one of the starting forwards and is one of the taller girls on the team. "I'm really excited about it. My favorite sport is basketball and I think all the girls are enthused about playing. We're going to win." Lammers said that his first squad at Estherville is not the tallest he's seen but the main thing he is looking for is consistency in the guard court. "We'll be using a combination man-to-man and zone defense in the first game but I favor the man-to-man because it's tougher in the long run." In the guard court, Debbie Hubers, Karen Peterson and Debie Haubers will pace the Estherville defense. Hubers is a 5'11" sophomore, Peterson is a 5' 8" junior and Haubers is a 5' 10" sophomore. Ann Hood, Vaubel, and Sue Egeland will be the guns in the forward court in the first game with Spencer. Hood and Vaubel are juniors while Egeland is the only other starting senior on the squad. "They're going to score but I hope we don't have a gunner," Lammers noted, "I hope we can average around 65 points per game this season." Debbie Haubers is the tallest girl on the team at 5' 11" and gained a starting berth at one of the guard positions. "I think girls' basketball is great because it gets them active in something. I feel the guard position is the most important because we're the ones who'll be keeping the opposing team from scoring." Lammers believes in team discipline and tries to instill this into his girls teams. "One of the major things I've tried from a coach's standpoint is evoke team discipline. When you get the discipline the girls will gain self - confidence in themselves which is real important out on the court." When asked how Estherville will react to girls basketball Haubers and Vaubel blurted, "The gym is going to be packed." Vaubel repeated with a confident voice, "We're going to win!" GIRLS BASKETBALL SCHEDULE Jan. 8, Spencer, Here Jan. 20, Sibley, There Jan. 26, Cherokee, Here Feb. 1, Storm Lake, Here Feb. 6, Sheldon, There Feb. 17, Spirit Lake, There Feb. 24, Emmetsburg, Here All Preliminaries Start at 6:45 p.m. Varsity Girls Basketball Team NAME UNIFORM NO. GRADE HT. White Red Nancy Long 10 11 10 5'6" Kathy Kultala 12 13 12 5'4" Mary Kenny 14 15 11 5'6" Chris Vaubel 20 21 11 5'9" Deb Johnson 22 23 12 5'8" Sue Egeland 24 25 12 5'6" Deb Hubers 30 31 10 5'6" Beth Henry 32 33 10 5'5" Karen Peterson 34 35 11 5* 8" Gail Enderson 40 41 11 5'7" Ann Hood 42 43 ii 5'7" Deb Haubers 44 45 10 5'10" Carolyn Croudy 50 51 11 5'6" Sherri Sawyer 52 53 11 5'5" LuAnn Mason 54 55 10 5'6" * 11 ^ Sports in Brief Iowa Lakes Golf Shiila Tabbed NFL Coach of the Year By HUBERT MIZELL Associated Press Sports Writer Don Shula, who piloted the Miami Dolphins to professional football's first perfect regular season record in 30 years, was named National Football League Coach of the Year by The Associated Press today. Shula edged Green Bay Coach Dan Devine by three votes in balloting by a nationwide panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. The Dolphins' boss received 28 votes to 25 for Devine. Chuck Noll of Pittsburgh was third with 12 votes, finishing ahead of Cleveland's Nick Skorich, who had six and George Allen of Washington, last year's winner, who had five. Informed of the selection of his 43rd birthday, Shula, who is readying his Miami club for their second straight Super Bowl, was pleased. "It's a great honor," he said. "But what it really means is a lot of hard work by a lot of people. It's been a successful season but it won't mean a whole lot until we bring the world championship to Miami." Shula, a pro coach for 10 seasons, has compiled a 38-9-1 record in three years at Miami. The Dolphins swept all 14 regular season games this year and beat Cleveland and Pittsburgh in the playoffs to move into the Super Bowl showdown against Washington. This will be Shula's third trip to the Super Bowl and he is still looking for his first victory. His Baltimore Colts lost to the New York Jets in 1969 and then the Cinderella Dolphins were ripped by Dallas last year. Four of Shula's Miami players were named to The Associated Press All-Pro team Thursday. They were offensive guard Larry Little, one of only two All-Pro repeaters from last year, quarterback Earl Morrall, defensive end Bill Stanfill and safety Dick Anderson. The Iowa Lakes Lakers basketball team gets back into action after a two-week Christmas vacation when they travel to Man- kata today to compete in the Mankato Invitational Tournament. Siomi Junior College will face Waldorf at 7 p.m. and the Lakers will clash with Bethany at 9:00. Iowa Lakes blasted Bethany 107-89 in a game played in Estherville Dec. 5. The Lakers are 4-3 overall and 1-2 in the Iowa Junior College Conference. Wrestling The Estherville High School grapplers get back on the wrestling trail Saturday night when they host non-conference opponent Clarion in the Estherville gym. The JV wrestlers get underway at 6:45 with the varsity immediately following. Area Games GAMES FRIDAY NIGHT Graettiriger at Ruthven (G & B) Harris-Lake Park at Terril Rings ted at Rake Armstrong at Woden - Crystal Lake (G & B) Lincoln Central at Titonka AUCKLAND, New Zealand — Stewart Ginn of Australia and Walter Godfrey of New Zealand each shot 69s and remained tied for the lead after the second of the $15,000 New Zealand Professional Golfers Association tournament. LOS ANGELES - Johnny Miller, Julius Boros and Dave Stockton matched four-under-par 67s for the early round lead in the $135,000 Glen Campbell- Los Angeles Open Golf Tourney. Tennis BOSTON (AP) — Australians John Newcombe and Margaret Court have taken the opening lead in this year's $400,000 Commercial Union Grand Prix of Tennis by winning their country's Open Singles championship. The rich competition for pro tennis players does not resume until May. SYDNEY (AP) - Titleholder Evonne Goolagong of Australia beat Britain's Virginia Wade7-5, 4-6, 6-4 to reach the women's singles final of the $19,000 New South Wales Open Tennis Championships Friday. MILLER'S ReSale Burt, Iowa 50522 MILLER'S end of season sale has just started, shop now for an excellent selection. Nearly every item % price. Hours 10-9 MON., 10-5 TUES. thru SAT. BURT, IA. 50522 3V 4 mile NO. JCT. 18-169. It's Here! THE BEAUTIFUL WINTER ISSUE. . I0WAN MAGAZINE featuring a . . . 4-PAGE SPREAD ON ESTHERVILLE'S WINTER SPORTS FESTIVAL HURRY! SUPPLY IS LIMITED! DAILY NEWS Be ready for the next snow. Come in and see why you should be riding Big Blue. Best prices in tow DON'S SPEED AND SPORT SHOP 2051 NORTH 7th STREET - PHONE 362-2715 ESTHERVILLE OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK - WEEK DAYS 1:00-9:00 - WEEKENDS 9:00-9-00 SALES - SERVICE - PARTS

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