Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on June 7, 1963 · Page 14
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 14

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PAGE FOURTEEN ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH FRIDAY, JUNE 7,1963 Granite City Wins At State Tourney TODAY Maine West 9, Danville innings). PEORIA, 111. (API — Three teams with lone winning streaks and another with an unbeaten pilchcr tangle today in the semi- rest for today's effort. Andy Dy(8 sirup hil a 3-rtin homer, Mike Murawski accounted for '"our runs on a single and a double, and finals of the state High Baseball Tournament. The winners will meet for the championship at <\ p.m. Opening the morning session on Bradley's University Field Danville met Maine West. Danville had a 22-4 record and a 19 game victory string after trim ming Schurz of Chicago 4-0 Thursday's quarter-finals. Maine West had 21-3 and was un defeated in 11 games. The Warrior's set down Peoria Central .V as Art Allen posted a 10-1 season mark with a 2-hitter. Granite City took a 24-8-1 record and a 12 game winning skein against Lockport in the other semifinal contest, Granite City advanced with an 8-3 conquest of the Streator Bulldogs who made four errors and were stifled by the 3-hit hurling of Chuck Papp. The right-hander, now with an 8-2 mark, struck out 12 but walked 7. The Lorkport Porters, \vh"se Quick Ballantine is 12-0, smashed Mound City 14-0 in a game that ended under the 5-inning rule. A team leading by 10 runs after this distance is given the victory and the game is halted. Ballantine yielded 3 hits, fanned 3 and walked 1 in four innings before being benched to Jerry Anderson drove in two more with a double. Five of the Porter's first eight School runs were unearned as Mound City committed six errors. Lockport's pitching drops off sharply after senior Ballantine. Prep rules permit a pitcher to be used not more than nine innings a day. So the Porter's will have to do some shuffling to get the most service possible out of Ballantine today in order to get by Granite City and bid for the title. 'We'll Win,' Says Houk NEW YORK (AP)—"We can vin the pennant without Mickey Mantle." Yankee Manager Ralph Houk ired this challenge at the rest of he American League today after ic had learned that the broken bone in the left foot suffered by Mantle Wednesday night in Baltimore will keep the Yankees' 5100,000 centerfielder out of action for at least five weeks. "I can't see why we shouldn' f be able to beat those clubs without him," Houk said. "We all know what he means to the club but I don't think the players will lose spirit. As a matter of fact, this might raise the club up. We have been through this before and Track Team Feted By Exchange Club AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL TEAM Here's the Alton American Legion Post 126 baseball team. Bottom row, left to right, Jim Baiter, Mike Vandergriff, Bill Ittace, Denny Wooff, Jim Minsker, Len Jacobs and Ray Cotton. Top row, left to right, Coach Bill Graves, Doug Dunham, Bev Terry, Bill Shortal, Bob Jones, Mike Grimsley, Tom Jones and Lee Davis. Mayor P. W. Day has proclaimed Saturday "American Legion Baseball Day," Members of the team will appear in downtown Alton Saturday in their uniforms to promote Legion baseball.—Don Hayes photo. •enow we have to battle harder." Track Federation Might Give, If... NEW YORK (AP)—The college- backed United States Track and Field Federation, a loser in its latest tangle with the Amateur Athletic Union, fired back today with two conditions under which its athletes will compete in a meet later this month to pick a squad to oppose Russia. And, once again, Gen. Douglas MacArthur, the man in the middle, was asking for a ruling. What appeared to be at leasr a temporary settlement in the tussle over track and field's administration Thursday noon developed Thursday night into considerably less when federation officials, meeting in Houston, announced they had wired two questions to Gen. MacArthur. President Kennedy's hand-picked arbitrator in the raging dispute, Gen. M.i;*- Arthur was asked: j Are we privileged to ape -ove, authorize or sanction partieipa'ion ol our athletes in competition? 2. Does the AAU meet in St. Louis, June 21-22 compel athletes to register with and join the AAU against their will as a requisite to participation? Federation President William Russell also indicated that unless college athletes do not have to register with the AAU and unless the AAU formally requests their participation in the St. Louis meet no truce is in effect, even temporarily. The AAU, which Thursday was upheld by Gen. MacArthur in its stand that it holds sole sanctioning power for open competition, promptly called the federation statement "astounding." Executive Director Don Hull said, in effect, the federation conditions would not be met. "We will conduct our champion ship meet in St. Louis in accord ance with the rules of our organization," Hull said. "They include that any athlete competing in our meet must either be registerec or certified." Good Relief Pitching Saves Card Effort, 5-4 Venice Hands Lakers Loop Defeat, 5-4 VENICE — Venice handed the Alton Lakers girls sofeball team t's first Twilight League defeat >f the season Thursday night, scoring a run in the last inning 'or a 5-4 win. Venice jumped to a 3-0 lead at he end of the first inning, but the Lakers came back to knot the count in the third. Betty Onofrey eached first on an error. Lea ^ollis and Sandy Grimsley singled o load the bases. Jackie Hand doubled to drive in Onofrey and Tollis and Grimsley scored when the centerfielder threw wildly to :hird. The Lakers took a 4-3 lead in the fourth frame when Miss Onofrey singled, moved to second on a sacrifice by Miss Grimsley and scored on two Venice errors. Bev Conaway pitched for the Lakers and suffered her second straight loss. She fanned 11 and walked three. Her opponent, Diane Cotter, struck out eight, gave up none. Tonight four hits and walked the Lakers entertain Yanks Lose Game, Plus Jim Bouton PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A player exchange between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs last fall helped put both teams in a three-way tie for first place in the National League Thursday. The Redbirds and the Cubs joined San Francisco on the top rung. It was George Altman, a former Cub, who hit an eighth inning pinch hit double to give the Cardinals a 5-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies Thursday night. In Chicago, former Cardinal Lindy McDaniel, in relief of Larry Jackson, both of whom were involved in a trade for Altman, pitched and hit a game winning home run, to lead the Cubs to a 3-2 extra inning win over San Francisco. All three teams have identical j 31-23 records. \ The Redbirds had their hands full against the Phillies. The Phillies, behind 4-0 in the third, came within one run in both tne sixlh and eighth innings. Good relief pitching by Ray Sadecki and Bobby Shantz saved the game. Starter Bob Gibson, however, picked up the win, his fourth against three losses. The Cardinals are in New York tonight to face the Meis. Ray Washburn (5-3) is scheduled to meet the Met's Al Jackson (4-5). St. Louis (5) Philadelphia (4) the Collinsville Rockettes at Wa- tertower beginning at 8:30. Pro-game ceremonies are scheduled when the Lakers' general manager, Woodrow Twitty, will be honored. Twitty has been the team's general manager since the team was organized in 1961. He has been interested in girls softball for the past decade and helped organize the Watertower girls team in the 1950s. J i Lakers (4) Venice (5) j Player An R H Player AB R H i Follis 4 1 1 Durso 210 Hand 4 0 1 Unger 412; Freeman 300 Shaffers 310' Travis 300 Chase 3 1 0 Conaway 300 Cotter 3 1 2 Lusby 300 Archangle 3 0 1 Onofrey 321 Un'rwood 200 Grlmsely 311 Dlnkins 302 Miller 200 Solving 300 Clark 000 Turplano 100 McWineey 000 Totals 27 5 7 Player Flood Groat White Boyer James Burke AB R H Player AB R H 5 1 1 Taylor 300 5 1 2 Gallison 4 0 1 4 1 2 Kllppstain 000 4 1 2 Gonzalez 4 0 1 402 Covlngton 400 200 Slevers 1 402 e-Altman 1 0 1 Demeter 5 I 2 Javier 400 Dalrymple 3 1 0 Oliver 3 0 1 Oldls 000 McCarver 1 0 0 f-Lemon 2 0 1 Gibson 3 1 1 Wine 4 1 1 Shantz 000 K-Amaro 1 0 0 000 Short 000 Bauta Sadecki 1 0 0 Baldschun 000 Totals Inning: Duren j-Rojas a-Hoak Green b-Averill Hamilton c-Torre 37 511 Totals I234S6789 000 000 1 0 0 000 1 1 0 000 000 36 4 8 RHE Totals 28 4 4 Inning: 1234S67 RHE Lakers 0 0 S 1 0 0 0— 443 Venice 3001001—5 7 3 Economides Will Attend Indiana U. Paul Economides, 17-year-nld Alton High School senior, has been awarded a four-year track scholarship to the University of Indiana at Bloomington, it has been announced by Bill Perrin, ex-Alton High co-head track coach and St. Louis 004000010—5 II 1 Phlladellla 000012010—4 8 I Ma/or League STANDINGS By TUB ASSOCIATED I'KKSS American league .W. L. Pet. O.b. Baltimore .... 32 21 .604 — New York .... 27 19 .587 Chicago 31 22 .585 Kansas City .. 26 23 .531 Minnesota .... 26 24 .520 Boston 23 24 .489 Los Angeles ..26 29 .473 Cleveland .... 20 26 .435 Detroit 21 28 .429 Washington .. 19 35 .352 IVz 1 4 6 7 8'/ a 9 Thursday's Results Baltimore 4, New York 2 Washington 2, Boston 1 Only games scheduled Today's Ganuts Boston at Baltimore (N) New York at Detroit (N) Minnesota at Los Angeles (N) Cleveland, at Washington (N) Chicago at Kansas City (N) Suturduy'M Games Minnesota at Los Angeles (N) Chicago at Kansas City (N) New York at Detroit (N) Cleveland at Washington (N) Boston at Baltimore (N) r~ National W Chicago 31 San Francisco 31 St. Louis ... Los Angeles Cincinnati .. Pittsburgh . Milwaukee . Philadelphia 31 29 26 26 24 24 L. 23 23 23 23 25 26 27 28 32 34 I'ct. G.B. .574 .574 — .574 — .558 1 .510 3>,i .500 4 .471 5»i .462 .407 .370 6 9 11 Houston 22 New York .... 20 Thursday's IScsults Chicago 3, San Francisco 2 (10 innings) St. Louis 5, Philadelphia 4 (N) Cincinnati 7-10, Pittsburgh 5-5 (N) Only games scheduled Today's Games Los Angeles at Chicago San Francisco at Houston (N) St. Louis at New York (N) Milwaukee at Pittsburgh (N) Cincinnati at Philadelphia (N) Saturday's Games St. Louis at New York Cincinnati at Philadelphia Milwaukee at Pittsburgh Jx>s Angeles at Chicago San Francisco at Houston (N) now assistant Indiana. Economides, tract mentor at who also played tackle for the Redbirds, is one of the state's top shotputters. He also competes in the discus event. Kcniiomide.s had the state's top throw of 58 feet .'! inches this season. Ho placed fourth in the state meet at Champaign and took the event at (lit; recent Beaumont Invitational. The Alton High student, who graduated this week, stands 6 feet 2 inches and weighs 195 pounds, He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Weeks. 3507 Omega. Economides will join another ex-Alton track athlete at Indiana, Wilhert Davis, a pole vaulter who will be a sophomore! next season. Peuterhutigh Wins Feature Bill Peutcrbaugh of Roxana won the feature race Thursday night at the Godfrey Speedway. Other svinners included: firrt heat—Gene Hanner of Brighton, second heat — Peuterbaugh, third heat — Gary Jenkins of Moro, fourth heat — Peuterhaiigh, handicap race — Hanner. Clayton Langdon of Brighton won the first fender bender race, Louis Jensen of Moro won the second and third races. By MIKE RAT1IET Associated Press Sports Writer American League managers vere set today to try a new game. It's played with nine men, but some of your best players have to be seriously injured. First manager to fill out a complete ine-up card—without erasures- gets a three-week vacation in a )and-aid factory. That might provide a welcome rest cure for the harried managers who watched their players mowed down Thursday night on a two-game program that saw Baltimore regain first place by downing the New York Yankees 4-2 and Washington stretch its winning streak to four games by beating Boston 2-1. The Yankees wound up with another wounded member in the series finale that gave the Orioles a lV 2 -game bulge over the world champions. Pitcher Jim Bouton, who had a 7-1 record, followed Mickey Mantle into a hospital after he was hit in the face by a line drive off the bat of Jack Brandt in the fourth inning. X-rays showed no fracture of either the jaw or the shoulder, but 12 stitches were required to close thelVa-inch gash on his face. At Washington, Manager Gil Hodges of the Senators lost his hottest hitter when Don Lock was Candy Spots On the Spot At Belmont NEW YORK (AP)—Owners and trainers who think they can givo California's Candy Spots a run for the money in the 95th edition of the $125,000 Belmont Stakes were at the entry box stage today. It's put up or shut up—$250 to enter colts officially, with ano'her $1,000 to start in the rugged H4- mile test for 3-year-olds Saturday at Aqueduct. A field of seven was expected for the final leg of the Kentucky Derby-Preakness - Belmont triple crown. John W. Galbreath's Chateaugay, who upset Candy Spots in the Derby, May 4 but ran second to Rex Ellsworth's California-bred colt two weeks later in the Preakness, heads the opposition. Others due to enter were George D. Widener's Top Gallant, C. V. Whitney's Tom Cat, Wheatley Stable's Insurrection, Patrice Jacobs' Bonjour and Louis Lee Haggin II's Choker. All carry 126 pounds, and with seven starters the purse would gross $145,450. The winner gets $101,700. Candy Spots, who has won four $100,000 races this year including the Santa Anita, Florida and Jersey and the Preakness, is an odds-on choice at around 1 to 4, PROBABLE PITCHERS American League Boston (Monbouquette 6-4) at Baltimore (McNally 2-1 or Stock N. New York (Stafford 2-4) ul Detroit (Aguirre 4-5) (N). Minnesota (Kaat 4-4) at Los Angeles (Chance 5-4) (N). Cleveland (Donovan 2-4) at Washington (Duckworth 2-2) (N). Chicago (Pizarro -1-2) at Kansas City (Thies 0-1) (N). National League Ix)s Angeles (Drysdale 6-6) at Chicago (Koonce 1-2 or Toth 1-2). San Francisco (Bolin 2-0) at Houston (Nottebart 5-3) (N). St. Louis (Washburn 5-3) a! New York (Jackson 4-5) (N). Milwaukee (Shaw 2-3) at Pittsburgh (McBean 5-1) (N). Cincinnati (O'Toole 9-3) at Philadelphia (McLish 5-2) (N). forced to leave the game in the sixth inning, who had 20 hits in 40 at-bats and four homers in four games, suffered an ankle sprain. Meanwhile, Red Sox Manager Johnny Pesky came up with two additions to his medical list- pitcher Gene Conley is troubled with an ankle injured in basketball play and catcher Russ Nixon. Conley, who has a 2-4 record, was off stride right at the start against the Senators, giving up a two-run homer to Larry Osborne in the second inning that provided all the runs Washington needed to post its longest winning streak of the season. Conley was relieved in the third inning. Dave Stenhouse was the winner with one- out relief help in the ninth inning from Ron Kline. The Orioles snapped a 2-2 tie in the eighth inning on run-producing singles by Brooks Robinson and Jim Gentile to take the series two games to one. Gentile also drove in the first two Baltimore runs. Dick Hall, working in lelief of Robin Roberts, got credit for the victory. Stan Williams lost it. By TUB ASSOCIATED PRESS American League Batting (100 at bats)—Malzone, Boston, .345; Wagner, Los Angeles, .330. Runs — Allison, Minnesota, 39; Kaline, Detroit, 34. Runs batted in—Allison, Minnesota, 39; Wagner, Los Angeles, 38. Hits — Pearson, Los Angeles, 70; Fox, Chicago, 67. Doubles — Versalles, Minnesota, 16; Causey, Kansas City, Power, Minnesota and Boyer, New York, 12. Triples—Hinton, Washington, 8; Clinton, Boston, 5. Home runs—Allison, Minnesota, 15; Wagner, Los Angeles, 13. Stolen bases — Aparicio, Baltimore, 16; Wood, Detroit, 8. Pitching (Five decisions) — Stock, Baltimore, 5-0, 1.000; Fischer, Kansas City and Bouton, New York, 7-1, .875. Strikeouts—Barber, Baltimore, 77; Bunning, Detroit, 75, National League Batting (100 at bats)—Covington, Philadelphia, .341; Groat, St. Louis, .336. Runs—Flood, St. Louis, 48; H. Aaron, Milwaukee, 46. Runs batted in—Robinson, Cincinnati, 43, F. Alou, San Francisco, 40. Hits — Groat, St. Louis, 75; White, St. Louis, 70. Doubles—Cepeda, San Francisco, 16; Groat and Javier, St. Louis, 14. Triples — Brock, Chicago and Skinner, Cincinnati, 6. Home runs—H. Aaron, Milwaukee, 16; F. Alou, San Francisco, 12. Stolen bases — Robinson, Cincinnati, 14; Brock, Chicago, 13. Pitching (Five decisons) — O'Dell, San Francisco, 8-1, .889; Perranoski, Los Angeles, 6-1, .857. Strikeouts—Drysdale, IMS Angeles, 90; Koufax, Los Angeles, 86, TRI-CITY SPEEDWAY Granite City, III. Stock Car Races EVERY SAT. NIGHT FOR REAL PLEASURE 16-Ft. Glantron. Sunbather scats, Windshield. $1 I AC Deluxe model II 99 PIASA HARBOR Off flJcAUams Highway Alton Legion, Edwardsville In 3-3 Tie Alton and Edwardsville American Legion baseball teams played to a 3-3 tie in nine innings Thursday before the game was called because of darkness at Riverfront diamond. It was the second league game for the Alton team, having beaten Maryville earlier. Len Jacobs started for Alton, but gave way to Doug Dunham in the fourth inning. Dunham hurled brilliantly the rest of the game. He struck out the side in each of the eighth and ninth innings. Alton scored in the first inning on Denny Wooff's homer. After Edwardsville tallied twice in the top of the third, Alton came back with one of its own when Jacobs singled and came all the way around to score when the ball got through the left fielder. Both teams scored once in the fourth frame. Alton scored when Bev Terry singled, went to third on Bill Shortal's hit-and-run single and scored on Bill Grimsley's sacrifice fly. The entire game will have to be replayed from the start at a later date. Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at Riverfront, the Alton team plays plays host to Collinsville in another league contest. Edwardsville (3) Player Schaake Kotva Bopp Paproth Williams Lynn Campbell Vest Schwalb Alton (3) Totals Inning: Edw'svllle Alton AB R H Player 5 1 1 Baiter 4 0 1 Wooff 400 Cotton 400 Davis 300 Terry 4 1 3 Shortal 300 Grimsley 400 Mace 4 1 1 Holden Jacobs Dunham 35 3 6 Totals 1. 23456789 AB R H 4 0 1 4 1 1 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 3 0 1 300 1 0 0 200 1 1 1 2 0 1 32 3 8 i . 23456789 RHE 02100000—3 6 1 101100000—3 8 3 Tivo Americans Reach Semis ' At St. Andreivs ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) —Two Americans, Dr. Edgar Updegraff, 41-year-old Tucson, Ariz., urologist, and Dr. Ron Luceti, a 26-year-old Army dentist from San Francisco, now stationed in Germany, won their way into the semifinals of the British Amateur Golf Championship today. Updegraff, a member of the U.S. Walker Cup team, defeated Dick Sikes of Springdale, Ark., 2 and 1. Luceti, a real dark horse in the tournament, won from Peter Green of Bath, England, by the same margin in the quarterfinals over the rain-soaked St. Andrews Old Course. A fourth American, defending champion Dick Davies of Pasadena, Calif., was beaten by Michael Lunt, British Walker Cup star, 1 up, in a quarter-final match that wasn't decided until the last putt on the 18th green. By BILL LHOTKA Telegraph Sports Writer Henry Saenz, president of the Exchange Club, presented a check for ?6725 to Bob Minsker, president of the Alton Board of Education at an Exchange Club banquet Thursday night at the Mineral Springs Hotel in honor of the Alton track team. Following a chicken dinner, Saenz, who acted as master of ceremonies, presented trophies to various organizations for their work in raising funds. Bob Howe of WBBY received a trophy on behalf of the station for raising $850. Bob Miller and Clarence Hickerson of the Junior Chambei of Commerce received an award for their organization which spon sored a wrestling match that added $393 to the fund coffers. Ed Foeller of Union Electrlkj and Bob Gouldlng received a trophy on behalf of the Rota rlans for c o n t r 1 b utions amounting to $455. Ed Palen represented WOKZ which con- Cubs Sweep Series, Tie for First Spot By BOB GREEN Associated Press Sports Writer The Chicago Cubs, triggered by what head coach Bob Kennedy called "the trade of the yenr," own a share of the National League lead for the first time in more than five years. They reached their lofty status Thursday when Larry Jackson and Lindy McDaniel, acquired in an off-season trade with St. Louis, pitched them past San Francisco 3-2 and into a three-way tie lor first with the Giants and Cardinals. Their victory over the Giants was their llth in 13 games and seventh in 10 starts against San Francisco this year. McDaniel nailed it down with a sparkling relief performance and a 10th inning home run. Kennedy put the "trade of the year" tag on the swap that brought McDaniel and Jackson to Chicago and sent George \ltman and Don Cardwell to St. Louis. The Cardinals probably would agree. It was Altaian's pinch-hit double that drove in the winning run in St. Louis' 5-4 triumph over Philadelphia and lifted the Cards into a share of the top spot. In the only other activity, Cincinnati swept a doubleheader from Pittsburgh 7-5 and 10-5 on the bombing of Frank Robinson and Gordy Coleman. Jackson, who has a 7-5 record and a sparkling 2.06 earned run average, was lifted for a pinch hitter in the eighth when the Cubs tied it 2-2 on Billy Williams two- run homer. Barney Schultz got into trouble in the top of the tenth and McDaniel came in with the bases loaded and one out. He promptly picked Willie Mays off second base and then struck out Ed Bailey. He broke up the game with his homer in the bottom of the 10th, winning his second game in as many days. McDaniel is now 3-1 for the season, with a 1.73 earned run average. He has appeared in relief 19 times and has finished 15 games. Altman's pinch double scored Ken Boyer in the eighth with what proved to be the winning run for the Cards. Bobby Shantz fought off a Phil rally in the sixth and Ed Bauta and Ray Sadecki worked out of another jam in the eighth. Robinson hit two homers for the second night in succession, powering the Reds to their first game victory. Jerry Lynch, Smokey Burgess and. Bill Mazeroski connected for Pittsburgh. Coleman took over for the Reds in the nightcap, driving in five runs with a bases-loaded triple, a single a bases-loaded walk. Griffith and Rodriquez Talk of Kayo Finish NEW YORK (AP)—Both welterweight champion Luis Rodriguez and Emile Griffith talk boldly of ending their bitter rivalry Saturday night by a knockout in their return title fight. But if that happens it will be bigger surprise than the New York Mets" giving Roger Craig a St. Bernard's, St. Mathew's Tie for Title By virtue of a 13-3 decision St. Bernard's of Wood River moved nto a final standings tie with St. Mathews Thursday. Both finished the season with a 3-1 •ecord for a share of the Alton Catholic Grade School baseball eague title. Don Wolff managed St. Bernard's, Bob Cunningham managed St. Mathews. Final Standings 1. St. Bernard's 3-1 2. St. Mathews 3-1 3. St. Peter and Paul 2-2 4. St. Mary's 2-2 5. St. Patrick's 0-4 Main St. Wins In Church Play- in Junior Church League softball Thursday, Main Street walloped Brown Street, 26-0, and Calvary. St. Marks won forfeits. Selkirk hurled a one-hitter for Main Street. Horsley had a homer, double and two singles. VISIT OUR SADDLE SHOP Wo have everything for your horse here at the ranch. Shoos, nulls, bridles, Nuvuho blankets, halters, rain slickers, lead ropes, tie downs, etc., etc. We have the most complete stock of horse supplies In the area. We also have registered and grade quarter horses for sale or. trade. We Con Arrange Your Financing! Pony Saddle and Bridle Sets $44.95 Full Siie Saddles $49.95 Phone 466-1886 HOLIDAY HILL RANCH, Inc. % Mil» Kast of Humbert Road on Oak Brook Lane 1.0 run lead to play with. The records show that no one has been able to stop either the 25-year-old champion from Cuba and Miami or the ex-champ from the Virgin Islands and New York. Griffith, 24, who rates as the better puncher of the two. is a 1310 favorite to win the 15-rounder at Madison Square Garden and become the first to hold the 147- pound division crown three times. And he's only a baby compared to Sugar Ray Robinson who had five reigns as middleweight king. Bitterness has developed between the welters because of the close and controversial decisions in their two previous clashes. Griffith was awarded a split verdict in their first meeting, a 10- gounder before either was champion at the Garden, Dec. 17, .1960. Rodriguez lifted the title from Griffith on a close but unanimous decision at Los Angeles last March 21. A majority of boxing writers at ringside thought Giif- fith had the edge In the 15- rounder. Griffith, an aggressive, boxer- puncher who hits hard to the body has a 35-4 record, inclu'l'.ng 13 knockouts. (rlbntcd $466.35 to the fund. Allon track coaches Richard Johnson and Jim Tyree accepted a trophy on behalf of the Alton track team, Illinois state champion this past year. Paul S. Cousley, editor of the Alton Evening Telegraph, Minsker and Doctor J. B. Johnson, superintendent of schools, addressed the Exchange Club members and- track team, each extol- ing praise upon the club members for the fund drive, each congratulating the courage and determination of the Redblrd thin- clads. Minsker pointed out the fact that while only 11 gridejers can play at one time, and only five and nine, respectively, in basketball and baseball, the number of participating athletes is, therefore, misleading. In football, 450 to 500 athletes participated In the program on a junior high and high school levoi. The totals for the other sports Include: basketball—250 to 300, track •100, cross country—25 to 30, tennis—ao-M, and golf—25 to 30. Johnson praised the fine conduct of the athletes and noted the numerous letters he had received extolling their excellent department and example. He then read the unofficial expenditures of the 1962-63 school year for minor sports. The totals include: cross- country—$721.66, track—$3327.68, baseball $1673.35, golf—$624.11, and miscellaneous supplies and equipment—$706.55 for a total of"$7053. The Exchange Club check then ,vas a mere $328 short of the entire budget for minor sports at Alton High and junior highs. Movies of the slate track finals at Champaign, narrated by R. Johnson and Tyree, followed the speeches. Calvary Beats College, 14-13 In Senior Church league action Thursday, Cherry Street edged First Christian, 9-7, 12th Street slipped past North Alton, 6-5, Brown Street downed Curdie Heighte, 10-3, and Calvary topped College Avenue, 14-3. Parton had two singles and a riple for Cherry Street while W. 3rove blasted a four-bagger for First Christian. Robbins had a homer, double and single for 12Ux Street and Selkirk homered for North Alton. Carr had two doubles for Brown Street as McGhee smashed a roundtripper for Curdie Heights. Parrish and Wigger hit triples for Calvary and Clayton had two doubles and a single for -ollege Avenue. TRAP SHOOT Friday —7:30 P.M. TRI-COUNTY ROD AND GUN CLUB Brighton, 111. JAY-BEE RESORT Foley , Mo. Ski Show Sunday John & Marie Lcfler, owner* of the Jay-Bee Resort, have made arrangements with the Water Ski Club to open this year's Boating & Skiing Season with a Water Ski Show on June n, rain date June IB. Jay-Bee Is located half way between Foley, Mo and Elsberry. Mo. back on the beautiful Mississippi River. Follow the Jay-Bee arrows back from Route 79. The club has recently purchased several thousand dollars of new equipment, including a 17 ft. boat with twin 285 H. P. outboard motors. The show will start at 2:30 P.m. and runs uboul 2 hours. One of the muln attractions will be the new Para-Sail. Para-Sail is a water skier wearing a parachute and helnii pulled by a boat which lifts the skier to a height of over 100 feet. This will be the first showing of the Para-Sail In the Greater St. Louis area. 22 acts In all will make up the show, Including slalom skiing, skiing on one ski, Aqua Maids, turnarounds, pyramids, barefoot skiing, and ski Jumping. State & local ski champions will participate in the , Show, Including Jerry Howard and Clco Sewcll. Both are Illinois State champ- Ions. A $1.00 charge per car for parking. Refreshments served on grounds. CAN YOU USE A $100.00 BILL FREE? STOP AND REGISTER NOW! JVo Purchase Required! Must Be IBYis. of Age to Qualify/ A $100.00 Dollar Bill Will Be Given Away for 3 Consecutive Months. Drawing to Be Held the Last Friday Night of each month at 7:00 P.M. Now Thru August 30, 1963. WILSHIRE SHELL SERVICE 600 Berkshire—East Alton, III, In Wilshire Village Shopping Center Phone 254-7114 MAtlt IN Mttnoouci* Name • Address City. • • Phone Tear out this registration form and bring It In. Hurry!

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