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TWKI.VE ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 1963 Battle of Unbeatens Sp ices Conference Bv rm.v Tpli'^raph RpoHs Editor Bic gamo it) the southwestern Illinois nrca this wpek is Alton's visit to East St. Louis as the Southwestern Conference league race gets under way. It'll be a battle of the unbeatens Friday night when the two teams pot together although a tie mars E;ist St. Louis' record. Two other jpim^ are on tap fbr ssnir nlpht. l.'ndefeatcd Wood Rivrr (2-0) plays host to Edwardftvllle (1-1) and In nnother battle of unbeaten teams, Coltlnsvillr (2-0) Invades Granite City (2-0). Belleville (1-1), its 11-game winning string snapped last weekend, regroups its forces with a home game against Quincy (0-2). The Alton-East St. Louis contest pits East Side's unscored on defense against the speedy offense of the Redbrids. The Flyers opened the season by playing a scoreless tie with powerful St. Louis U. High, but bounced back last weekend with another shutout, this time over cross-town rival. Lin- coin. 19-0. The Flyer offense got rolling In flip wvoml gtinio as fhrrr diffrrrnt bnrks look part In fhr scoring. Halfbacks Jim Rleslls nnd Ray Smith scored on n five-yard nm and 45- yard punt return, respectively, while fullback Gerald Nave dashed eight yards for the touchdowns. Rlestfa kicked the only extra point. Alton, sparked by track stars Andrew and Loroy Johnson (no relation), came from behind a 71> halftimc drficil against city rival Marquettr to capture its ninth straight city scries game from the Explorers, 26-7. The Johnsons each scored a touchdown, but so displayed a the Redbirds good passing tack as quarterback Brent Gwillim hit glue-fingered end Dick Ehlert with two TD tosses from 16 and 4 yards out. Gwillim hit six of eight passes for 107 yards. Wood River, apparently fielding one of Its better teams In years, threw a good offi-nse at Roxana of the Mid western Conference and came away with a 25-6 victory. halfback Boh Fisher and quarterback Lee Davis each scored one. All three enjoyed good nights. Fisher. 160 pound senior, carried the ball 10 times for 99 yards and a 9.9 average; Huff lugged it 12 times for 8.2 and Davis totaled 42 yards in seven keepers for six yards per crack. The Oilers will have their hands full this week, though. Edwardsville is reputed to have its best team in years and will be out lo rebound from a 19-13 setback surprise against Belleville Ca.hodral last weekend. The Tigers of Ben Isselhardt have In halfback Joe Townsend the urea's leading scorer with 26 points on four touchdowns and two extra points. Townsend teams with big 212 pound fullback Bob Hoskins in the backfield. They form the most potent one-two punch in the conference along with the Johnson act 'of Alton. Hoskins has scored WAS Explorers Meet Lincoln In Home Game Friday Something's got to give Friday evening at Public School Stadium when the Explorers of Marquette tackle the Lincoln Tigers of East St. Louis at 8 o'clock.' Neither team has won a game. Marquette has dropped 19-0 and 26-7 decisions to Jerseyville and Alton, respectively, while Lincoln lost to crosstown rival East St. Louts after playing Soldan of St. Louis to a 0-0 tie, The Explorers played an inspired first half against the Redbirds of Alton and led at the intermission, 7-6, before the roof fell in after-the second half kickoff. Last year was the first time that Marquette played the independent Tigers. In that game the Explorers took a 13-6 decision on Parsons Field. The Panthers of Jerseyville will be trying for their fourth straight victory Friday nlghl when they visit Carlinville. Jerseyville defeated Pittsfield hi the last game of last year and opened this season with a pair of 19-0 victories over Marquette and Civic Memorial. In 1962 Joe Jurkanin's crew began the season the same way — a pair of victories — and then ran into the Cavaliers and an 18-6 defeat. The Maroons of Belleville host Quincy in another non- conference game Friday night. Quincy has played Southwestern Conference opponents in its first two games and lost both of them, 14-13 to Alton and 32-13 to Collinsville, Belleville saw its 11 game winning streak come to end last Friday night when the Maroons were upset by Assumption, 14-10. Milwaukee at Ease; Braves Will Remain MILWAUKEE (AP)—The Milwaukee Braves are going to stay in Milwaukee 'e'as long as we are welcome." In a statement intended "to dis- Braves president said Monday the pel confusion' John McHale syndicate of midwestern businessmen that bought the National League baseball club a year ago GRID MENU FRIDAY Southwestern Conference Alton at East St. Louis Edwardsville at Wood River Collinsville at Granite City Midwestern Conference Roxana at Civic Memorial Cahokia at Madison Dupo at Highland Illinois Valley Conference Southwestern at Calhoun Carrolllon at Worth Greene. Winchester ut Pleasant Hill Non-Conference Lincoln (K3L) at Marquette Jerseyville at Carlinville Quincy at Belleville SATURDAY ABC League WMA at Lutheran Central College California at Illinois Bowling Green at ISH" Culver-Stockton at Prlnclpla College (Elsah) Sunday Assumption at St. Louis I'. Pro St. Louis at Pittsburgh Chicago at Detroit had received offers, and had listened as attendance continued to slip. "But when our group bought the team," McHale said, "We bought it as the Milwaukee baseball club. We intend to keep it that way." The announcement came during a continuing swirl of reports that Atlanta, Ga.. and San Diego, Calif, had made, tempting offers for the Braves, whose move from Boston 11 years ago touched off the major leagues' dazzling gold rush. The lures reportedly! included lucrative radio-television offers. McHale said that feelers also were received from Toronto and the Texas cities of Dallas-Fort Worth. When the rumors the Braves might leave began to pop up, the management said a decision would be made after the close of the season at a meeting of directors. McHale explained that no formal meeting was held. "Bill Bartholomay (chairman of the board) got in touch with all of them over the sveekend. The decision was to do what was right, not only to Mil- 19 points on a touchdown and! extra point. } Edwardsville has 16 lettermen _ „. , , ,,,,,,, ^., returning this season and is con- Fullback Joe Huff led the Oiler| sidwd , he team mos( , }ke , , Q attack with two touchdowns while SU( . cced if East S) . Louis and Belleville (alter. Collinsville impressed last weekend by walloping Quincy, 32-13, on the latter's field. The Kahoks' easy triumph came on the heels of Quincy's fine losing effort against Alton the previous weekend (14-13). Halfback Don DeMoro starred for Colllnsville. The 180- pound senior speedster scored three touchdowns against Quincy on runs of 44 and 2 yards and caught a 46-yard touchdown toss from quarterback Dave Russell. Bob Powell, the other back in the Kahoks' potent halfback duo scored once on a 44-yard run. Granite City played neighbor ing Madison and turned in a 14-0 whitewash following a 7-6 tmumpl over tough Assumption of East St Louis. Granite City has given up just six points fn two games and playing at home, could give Collinsville's offense trouble. Belleville, ranked third in the state last year, was knocked from the elite by Assumption, 14-10. The Maroons had rolled up 11 straight riumphs over a two-season span before the Pioneers bounced them back into the rest of pack. A field goal by steady Ron Thomas and fullback Jim Goodwin's seven-yard run had given Belleville a 10-7 lead heading Into the last period. Assumption wasn't to be denied, however, when if recovered a fumbled punt late iu the game and scored with 3:50 left to play. In two weeks of play, South PLAYING OUT SEASON DETROIT — This Detroit Tiger Stadium usher sits with his head in his hands surrounded by nothing but empty seats tvilh no interest in ball game as Detroit Tigers played Washington Senators Monday. Detroit left-fielder Willie Horton is ready for action in 7th inning. Only 674 paid attendance watehed the fifth place Tigers meet the last place Washington Senators. Detroit won game 4-1. (AP Wirephoto) Southern Cal First In Football Poll Roxana Opens League Play At Bethalto Throe Midwestern on tap Conference for Friday 10 Teams Unbeaten In Telegraph Area games are night. The Shells of Roxana visit the By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS An early season match that could have a key bearing on the national football title is set for this Saturday — Southern California vs. Oklahoma at Los Angeles. defending na- retained their hold on first place in The Associated Press poll this week—by a Southern Call's tional champions Jerseyville Looking For Football Games JERSEYVILLE Jerseyville High School is looking for fresh man or freshman-sophomore football games this season. Coach Paul McGarvey, frosh coach, announced today. As of now the frosh-soph team has Oct. 7 and Oct. 21 open, but other dates could be arranged. The freshman team prefers to play on Thursday. For further information, contact WcGarvey School. at Jerseyville High vestern teams have rolled up an npressive record — 11-2-1 — gainst outside competition. waukee but to baseball itself." tho stability of i Musial on TV 1 ST. LOUIS — "Stan Musial: 'The Man," a glowing tribute to !one of the nation's greats in the i sports world whose retirement! Iwas announced August 12, will be| I broadcast on KMOX-TV Satur-' I day, 10:15 - 10:45 p.m. /Ma/or League] STANDINGS By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS National) 1-eague W. L. Pel. G.B, 96 BO .61 f> — 91 83 83 $2 82 66 71 74 74 75 78 83 05 11 14 Los Angeles St. Louis Si.n FVai Cincinnati Philadelphia Milwlaukee Chicago ...... 79 Pittsburgh ... 73 Houston ...... 61 New York .... 50106 Monday's Results No games scheduled Today's Games St. Louis at Chicago Cincinnati at Milwaukee (N) Pittsburgh at Houston (N) New York at Ixw Angeles (N) Philadelphia at San Francisco (N) .580 .345 .529 .521! .522 .503 .468 .391 .321 23 35 46 St. lx>uis at Chicago Cincinnati at Milwaukee (N) Pittsburgh <*t Houston (N) New York at lx>s Angeles (N) Philadelphia at San Francisco American League W. L. Pet. O.W. x New York . 102 55 .650 -Chicago Minnesota 60 69 7-1 80 82 84 85 88 .577 .563 .529 .490 .478 .468 .455 .443 .346 90 89 Baltlimore .. 83 Detroit 77 Cleveland — 75 Boston 74 Kansas City .. 71 Los Angeles ,, 70 Washington .. 54 102 x—Clinched pennant. Monday's Result* Detroit 4, Washington 1 Only game scheduled Today's Games Washington at Detroit Minnesota at Cleveland (N) Chicago at Baltlimore (N) Los Angeles at New York Kansas City at Boston Games at Detroit Chicago at Baltimore (N) Los Angeles at New York Kansas City at Boston Only games scheduled. 13'i 19 25 27 28% 30% 32% 47% (N) Joe Townsend Tops Scorers In Prep Race Tytus Winters has graduated and no one has yet made a serious bid for his scoring crown. Tlie fleet halfback from Ca- hokla made n shambles of th prep scoring marathon in 196*3 with 81 points on 13 touchdowns and throe extra point* but 106,1 promises to be a closer race. In the first two weeks of grid play, no less than 78 players from the 26 schools covered by the Telegraph got into the scoring column. Among last year's scorers who are back again In 1968 only halfback Joe Townsoml of Edwardsville has made the top 10. Townsend, who finish«•<) •>•>,>(] In 1JMJ2 with 35 points on live touchdowns and five extra points, has scored more than half of lust year's output in the first two games. The burly senior has scampered for four touchdowns and two extra points and leads the point parade with 26. 8am Kahl, Southwestern quarterback, was second last year with 74 points but has chalked up only one TO this season, leaving the Piasa Bird scoring to fullback Dennis Skaggs (two TDs) and halfback cousin Tom Kahl (two PAT*). Jon Huff, Wood Rivur fullback, and Don DeMoro, Collinsville halfback, are right on Townsetid's heels with 2-1 points on four touch-downs apiecj. Maurice Williams of Jerseyville, Bob Hopkins of Edwards ville and Dave Jennings of Pleasant Hill are next In line with 19 points on three touchdowns and one extra point. Leroy Johnson of Alton, Jim Goodwin of Belleville, Richard Murphy of Greenfield and Gordon Spencer of Winchester round out the top' 10. Jockey Rides Four Winners Monday NEW YORK (AP) — Jockey Bobby Ussery rode four winners at Aqueduct Monday and just missed a fifth when his mount, the favored Outing Class, was beaten a nose in the Discovery Handicap by Willie Shoemaker astride Quest Link. narrow margin—and Oklahoma moved up a spot to third. In between is Alabama, which entertains Tulane this Saturday and could shove into the top if the Trojan-Sooner game on the West Coast produces indecisive results. Southern Cal, a struggling 14-0 winner over Colorado in its opener Saturday, had its front - running margin cut drastically. The Trojans received 23 of the 51 first- place voles cast by the special panel of sports writers and broadcasters to 16 for Alabama and on points it was a close 361-355, based on 10 for first, nine for second and so on. 'Bama crushed Georgia 32-7 and took over second from Mississippi, which was held to a scoreless tie by Memphis State and fell from the Top Ten. , Oklalhoma whipped Clemson 3114, Texas climbed up a notch after a 21-0 victory over Tulane, and Navy shot from ninth to fifth on the strength of its 51-7 rout of highly regarded West Virginia. The Top Ten, with first - place votes in parenthesis and total points on a 10-9-8 etc. basis: 1. Southern California (23) 361 2. Alabama (16) 3. Oklahoma (2) 4. Texas 5. Navy (3) 6. Wisconsin 7. Northwestern 8. Arkansas 9. Georgia Tech 10. Pittsburgh (2) (5) 355 298 237 228 208 197 Eagles of Civic Memorial and i! past history can be a factor the Eagles are in for another bad night. Only twice In the 11 game* between the two neighbor* have the Eagles managed ft touchdown. In 1966 Civic Memorial scored Its last six- pointer against the Shell* in • 14-6 Roxana victory. The other Civic Memorial marker came in the second game between the two schools in 1953 when Roxana triumphed, 47-7. Hence, Roxana has an 11-game winning streak against the Eagles and have shut out Civic Memorial seven straight times. Last year Roxana was a 210 victor. Both teams enter the game with )-2 records. Roxana has lost to Southwestern, 7-6, and Wood River, 25-6, while the Eagles dropped 26-0 and 19-0 decisions to Wood River and Jerseyville, respectively. In other Midwestern Conference games defending champion Cahokia, once again picked to capture the title, is at Madison, while potentially • strong Highland hosts Dupo. Collectively. the Midwestern Conference teams were able to win only two of 10 non-conference games the past two \veeks, Cahokia's 27-0 victory over Western Military and Highland's 19-0 triumph over Carrollton accounting for the only Midwestern wins. Bradley Faces Western Next PEORIA — Coach Billy Stone sends his Bradley Braves into their third consecutive road game Saturday night at Macomb against the Western Illinois Leathernecks of Coach Art Dufelmeier. This will be the 16th meeting between the two schools since 1927 and the Braves hold a 9-4-2 series edge. During the past three years :hese two have won on the other's field with Western taking the Braves 140 in i960 in Peoria, Bradley handled the Leathernecks by a 23-18 count in 1961 in Macomb, and last year Western won by 28-24 in Peoria. Bradley will enter the 8 p.m. Of the 26 grid teams covered by the Telegraph, 10 are stil 1 undefeated and eight have yet to gain a victory. On the asset side of the ledger, the Redbirds of Alton, the Oilers of Wood River, the Panthers of Jerseyville, the Kahoks of Collinsville, the Piasa Birds of Southwestern, the Wolves of Pleasant Hill, the Crusaders of Cathedral and the Warriors of Granite City have perfect seasons intact. The Flyers of East St. Louts and North Greene County each have suffered a tie to partially mar their slates. Only East St. Louis and Jerseyville have gone through their first two games unscored upon. East Side tied St. Louis U. High, 0-0, and beat Lincoln, 19-0, while Jer- seycille has scored twin 19-0 victories over Marquette and Civic Memorial. Edwardsville has scored the most points — 59 — and its participation in the Staunton jam- boree where it tallied 41 points in two quarters is not included. Pleasant Hill with 54 points, Greenfield with 53, North Greene with 52 and Wood River with 51 points have all averaged better than 25 points per game in their first two outings. On the debit side of the ledger, Marquette, Western Military, Civic Memorial, Roxana, Carrollton, Madison, Dupo and Lincoln of East St. Louis are still searching for their first win. Western Military has the dubious distinction of allowing I he most points — 69, an average of 34.5 per game. Madison and Dupo have given up 60 and 62 points, respectively. At least two and possibly more of the top 10 will lose their undefeated status Friday night. Alton meets East St. Louis and Collinsville battles Granite City in games that pit undefeated teams against each other. Hawks Open Exhibitions With Detroit AREA STANDINGS W Alton 2 Wood River 2 Jerseyville 2 Collinsville 2 Southwestern 2 Pleasant Hill 2 Belleville Cathedral 2 Granite City . East St. Louis North Greene . Edwardsville . Belleville Calhoun Greenfield Cahokia Highland Assumption Winchester Lincoln (ESL) 0 Marquette 0 WMA 0 Civic Memorial 0 Roxana 0 Carrollton 0 Madison 0 Dupo 0 L 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Pts. 40 51 38 46 20 54 26 21 19 52 59 48 12 53 33 19 20 35 0 ** 0 0 12 6 12 14 Opp 20 6 0 26 13 13 19 6 0 13 31 20 27 25 7 7 17 32 19 45 69 45 32 26 60 62 IVC Champ Faces Toughie in Debut game with a 1-1 mark while the Leathernecks go into their home opener with a record of 0-2. Bradley started the season by beating Central Michigan, 12-6, in Saginaw and lost this past Saturday at Butler in Indianapolis in a high scoring aerial duel, 35-27. Western opened up at Macalester- in The Illinois Valley Conference schools, after pounding non-conference foes weeks, open for the past two league play Friday night with six of the seven Valley te^ms in action. Paced by Southwestern (2-0) and Pleasant Hill (2-0), the IVC elevens found the opposition outside the seven - team network to,' their liking as they rolled up a combined 8-5-1 record. Winchester, the defending St. Paul, Minn., and lost, 14-8, and 152; last Friday night the Leather- g41 necks took it on the chin, 22-0, at 67'Northeast Missouri in Kirksville. Football Cards Bid To Break Pitt Jinx PITTSBURGH '- Riding a two- game winning streak, the Football Cardinals will be out to snap a jinx of long standing when they Red final running back game of the since the 19G2 sea- Charlev Johnson had another meet the Pittsburgh Steelers herejfj n{ > d ay a s a passer, connecting Sunday at Forbes Field. | O n 19 of 31 tosses for 219 yards. Kickoff is scheduled for 1:05'Three of the completions went for p.m. (St. Louis time), with tele- touchdowns, two to Sonny Ran- radio Joe Townieod (K) Joe Huff (WR) Don Oemoro (C) Maurice William* (J) Bob Hoiklns <K> Dave Jeonlngi (Pleasant Hill) J-eroy Johnson. Alton Jim Goodwin (B) Richard Murphy (G) Gorton «p«j>c*r (W) Td. Pti. T 2 If 0 I I I 0 0 u * vision over KMOX-TV and broadcast over WIL. The Big Red hasn't scored a victory over the Steelers hero since 1948, when the Cardinals, on their way to a division title, notched a 24-7 verdict. ged opponent. A year ago, 'the Steelers dumped the Cardinals in St. Ixiuis, 26-17, and posted a 19 7 triumph here as Lou Michaels hooted four field goalr) For the series between the clubs, the Steelers hold a 2410 edge, with one tie. Coach Wally Lemm plans no changes in his Cardinal starting lineup, which is. scheduled to in- yurds, and included the go-ahead I elude, on offense, Sonny Randle score with 5:05 remaining in the I and Taz Anderson at ends; Irv, game. i Goode and Ernie McMillan at tac- Ikles; die and one to Bobby Joe Conrad, who made a sparkling, leap- I ing catch of a 20 - yard flip. Ran- I die's catches were for 16 and 15 Gibson Goes For Cardinals CHICAGO (AP)-For all practical purposes, the 1983 baseball season ended early lalst week for the St. Louis Cardinals'. The formal finish could come today. St. Louis entered the game with the Chicago Cubs 5V6 games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Cardinals have five games left and the Dodgers six. A St. Louis defeat or a Dodger victory would mathematically eliminate the second place Cardinals. Los Angelels plays tonight against the New York Mets. Bob Gibson, with a chance for 20 victories, will aim for No. 19 against the Cubs' 20-game winner, Don Ellsworth (21-10). Gibson has lost eight. But regardless if the end comes today, tomorrow or the next day, the Cardinals have had a fine season—their winningest in 14 pears. Valley Champion, has a difficult task cut out for It In Its opener. The Wildcats (1-1) visit Pleasant Hill which has piled up 54 points In two games under new coach Richard Deckard. The Wildcats have a new coach, too, in Larry Exton. North Greene County High School has never lost a game but it has only played two. The Green- ites mauled Northwestern, 39-0, and tied Triopia, 13-13. Billy McCarthy's contingent hosts Carrollton Friday night and the Hawks will be looking for their first victory. Carrollton has demonstrated a strong ground attack hi its first contest, a 19-0 setback at the hands of Highland, and an ample passing offense in Its second game, a 7-6 loss to Pawnee, but has yet to combine the two into a winning performance. In the third game of the IVC card, the Piasa Birds of Southwestern, this year's favorites and last year's runnersup, are at Hardin to battle the Warriors of Calhoun. Southwestern has scored sparingly this season but ha» made its overall 20 points stand up for two victories, a 7-6 conquest of Roxana, and a 13-7 win over Vlrden. Greenfield has an open date Friday due to the consolidation of White Hall and Roodhouse which eliminated an JVC team. . Offensively, the Cardinals rankles; Ed Cook and Ken Gray at, Charley Trippi, now a Cardinal for ]96 yardSi ^^ tne line open .i guards; Bob DeMarco at centero assistant coach, scored one of the Big Red touchdowns that day, ing gaping holes in the Eagle defense and also providing great running a Bob Cifers punt back protection for Johnson. 67 yards for a score. Mai Kutner tallied on a pass from Ray Mall- f and Pat Harder ran eight yards for the final touchdown. Harder added three conversions and Ventan Yablonskl booted a 41-yard field goal. Since that time, Pittsburgh has been a rugged place for the Big Red to visit. The Cardinals twice overcame 10 - point diflcits in a 28-24 de- Defensively, there was a solid rush on Sonny Jurgensen, who found himself harried to the extent that ho could complete only two passes to his favorite target, Tommy McDonald.' The Steelers, with a victory and a tie in two starts, humbled the defending Eastern Division champion Giants, 31-0, last week, gles last Sunday, their second successive victory. Although the Cardinals won every opener since adopting St. Louis residence in 1960, it was the first time they have been able to siring together back - to • back triumphs. The verdict over the Eagles wan one of the finest days In the long and brilliant career of Joe CUUreett. The veteran back from Auburn carried the ball 29 times for 130 yards, the best performance by a Big VWWW^WWW»W»»»V»\ PARTS for ALL MAKES Ot ELECTRIC SHAVERS TAYLOR JEWELERS 69 BAST FEKOU80N Downtown Wood Stiver uuit holding the New Yorkers to only they tied the Eagles, 21-21. . i The Pittsburgh defensive '' rates as one of the toughest in the league, and with Ed Brown to lead the passing attack and John Henry Johnson the running game, the Steelers promise to be a rug- Charley Johnson at quartervack; ; Bill Triplett at left half; Joe Childress at fullback and Bobby Joe Conrad at the flank. If Anderson and Goode are sidelined by injuries sustained at Philadelphia, Jackie Smith and Bob Reynolds will move in. On defense, Joe Robb, Den Owens, Luke Owens and Don Brumm are scheduled to be the front four; with Larry Stallings, Dale Meinert and Bill Koman the linebackers; Jimmy Hill. and Pat Fischer, Jerry Stovall and ALTON PLAZA BARBER SHOP Complete Bartering Service No Appointment Needed i Phont 465-1352 "TRY KING EDWARD to pay off old bills any good reason! The Associates can arrange for you to borrow up to $800 to pay off old bills (and have cash left over)—to purchase almost any product or appliance you wish ... for vacationing, clothes, home remodeling—any good reason. Service is fast, terms fair—and you select monthly payments best suited to your circumstances. Phone or come in to your nearby Associates office. Area basketball fans will have the first opportunity to see a professional game Wednesday, when the St. Louis Hawks open a 13- game exhibition schedule against the Detroit Pistons in the Edwardsville High School gymnasium. Game time is 8 p.m. The game will also mark the return of Piston backliner Don OhI, who led EHS to a fourth place finish in the "Sweet 16" his senior year, 1954, and later earned All-American honors at the University of Illinois. Starting his fourth season with Detroit, Ohl averaged 19.3 points a game last year and was named to the Western Division All-Star team in the National Basketball Association. In addition to Ohl, the Pistons are led by Bailey Howell, seven-foot Walter Dukes, former St. Louis U. All- American Bob Ferry, Willie Jones, Ray Scott and Seattle's sensational rookie, Eddie Miles. The Hawks are coached by another former area prep star, Harry Gallatin of Roxana, who later played at Kirksville, Mo. College and for the New York Knicks in the NBA before making his coaching debut at Southern Illinois University. Gallatin will call upon such veterans as Bob Pettit, Cliff Hagan, and Len Wllkens pins Chico Vnughn, Mike Farmer, BUI Bridges. Zelrao Beaty, John Bamhill, Phil Jordan, Gene Tormohlen, Bob Duffy and rookies Leland Mitchell and G«rry Ward to face Detroit. Tickets for the game are 52.50 for adults and $1.50 for students. An additional 50 cents will be charged for tickets sold at the door the night of the game. There are no reserved seats. Tickets may be obtained by writing the Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce, sponsors of the game. Hawk Tickets Go on Sale Next Monday ST. LOUIS — Tickets for the Oct. 12 pre-season game at Kiel Auditorium between the St. Louis Hawks and the Boston Celtics and for all regular season home games of the Hawks will go on sale Monday morning, Sept. 30, at all area Hawks ticket offices, officials of the club announced today. All of the 14 area ticket offices will open at 9 a.m. The Hawks regular season home opener is Wednesday night, Oct. 16 at Kiel against the Cincinnati Royals. Ticket offices in the St. Louis area are located at the Stix-Baer- Fuller Westroads and River Roads stores; the Clayton, Northland, Southtown and South County stores of the Famous - Barr Co.; Scruggs' Crestwood Plaza store, Kiel Auditorium box office and the Esser Ticket Agency in the Arcade Building. In Illinois, tickets may be obtained at Fleischman's Men's Shop in Granite City and at the Hurwttz Jewelry Stores In East Alton, Alton, Belleville and East St. Louis. Mail orders should be directed to the Esser Ticket Agency, Arcade Building, St. Louis 1, Missouri, the club's central ticket office. FIGHT RESULTS By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TOKYO —James Johnson, 125, Philippines, knocked out Yuji Masuko, 125, Japan, 1. 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