Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on June 28, 1968 · Page 16
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Alton, Illinois
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Friday, June 28, 1968
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PAftE 8-4 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH rRlDAY, JUNE 28, 1968 John Stetson Summer Rifle Course Local Boy scoitfs, in cooper' atlon with the National Rifle Association, have made arrange* itients to conduct a series of postal rifle matches during sum- fner camp at Camp Warren Levis and will compete with scouts from all over the eoun- e matches will be fired on a weeklj- basis starting Sunday and will last the length of the camping season which is six weeks. At Warren Levis there will be a junior ind senior team shoot* ing each week. The junior team comprised of boys 13 and under and the senior team 1447 years old. The .term means the rifle scores will be mailed to the NRA headquarters and there matched against scores from other camps. Weekly awards will be made by the NRA to winners in each category. Firing members of the five-man team will also receive a certificate indicating their selection immediately upon becoming a member of the team at camp. The certificates of awards and participation will be provided by the National Rifle Association. . Only one team can be entered in each category during each week of encampment. The. postal matches oldet boy* will fire 20 shots each on the 50-foot target and the younger &roup will fire 10 rounds at the SO foot target. The boys will compete with Caliber 22 rifles. All final scoring will be done at NRA head* quarters in Washington, D.C. The youngsters will fire the match it their camp and the scores forwarded to NRA to be compared with matches fired at other encampments. At the end of the s u m m e r award certificates will be given to the top three teams in each category All firing at the camps must be witnessed by the Firearms Instructor or by a qualified adult camp staff member selected by him. Rules governing the match have been made available to all Boy Scout camps by the NRA. The program, which was initiated this year, is consistent with the Boy Scout aims of provid^ ing diversified training to youngsters while in camp. Its goal is to provide safety training with firearms and assist Scouts in obtaining Merit Badges in Hunt- Ing Safety and Shooting. . The postal match Is designed to provide incentive and interesting competition in the Boy Scout camp rifle marksmanship program. Joseph Bacus of Alton will be the rifle instructor at Camp Warren Levis. 13-14 League Second Triple Play JL •/ Pulled by Juniors The second triple play of the year — coming on successive nights — was pulled off in Junior Baseball play of the Alton Park and Recreation Department Thursday. It happened in the 1344-year- old division in a game won by the Houndogs over the Falcons, 6-5. Losing, pitcher Jim Schmidt hit a line drive back to winning pitcher John Lyon, who threw to first baseman Tom Riney, who doubled-off Fernando Rodriguez.. Riney then threw to second base, where shortstop Tim Shearburn took the throw a n d doubled off runner Lee Eft. In pitching the victory; Lyon fanned nine and had help from Bob JacKson, who came up with a pair of hits. Rodriguez of the Falcons slammed a home run and teammate Eft had a triple. Other, action in the same league found the Giants thumping the Cardinals, 4-1, with Bob Hansberry, who struck out nine, getting credit for the win. Tom Morrissey had two singles for the winners. John Hamilton was the losing pitcher. Chuck Osborne, hit safely twice for the losers. 11-12 Bob Parker pitched a one-hitter and Paul Willis contributed three bits as the Bluejays beat Ursch was the losing pitcher and Paul Light got his team's only base hit. Chuck Wells hurled a two-hitter and struck out nine as the Mets blanked the Redbirds, 13-0. Fr?nk Jones had a double. Kirby Kirbach was the losnig pitcher He fanned five. 8 YEAR OLD Mike Wallace and Mike Gray had a double and single "apiece as the Braves downed Norside, 18-11. Bruce Menzie, Kevin Moore and Matt Huber all had two hits each lor the losers. The Indians walloped the Gi ants, 31-2, as John Shelton had four singles; Steve Bowen, three singles and a triple; Keith Pratt, three singles; and Ned Nilsson had a home run, two triples and a single. Steve Schwartz had two singles for the Giants. The Seals downed the Eagles, i-7. Greg Lasater hit a triple for the winners. Joe Windmiller, Doug Wallace, David Klaf- 'er and Don Campbell all had doubles for the Eagles. . The Tigers edged the Falcons, 1-8, as Sam Hellebush hit a lomer and two singles for the Falcons. The Mets Whipped the Wildcats, 13-7, as Scott Kennedy slammed a triple and three singles and teammate R a n d y Rook hit a triple and two sin;les. John Springman, Dave itewart, Mark Eversole, Doug Thomas and Dennis Thomas all had doubles for the losers. Upset Horse After Crown By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Stage Door Johnny, the Greentree Stable colt who upset Forward Pass in the Belmont Stakes, resumes his campaign 'or the 3-year-old championship on Saturday. He is scheduled to go in the one-mile $50,000 Saranac Handicap at Belmont Park. Sharing interest with the Saranac and Stage Door Johnny this weekend is the $75,000 Vanity Handicap at Hollywood Park. Stage Door Johnny, assigned top weight of 126 pounds, likely will be opposed in the Saranac by Out Of The Way, Jig Time, Call A Cop and Pappa Steve. Iron Ruler and Alley Fighter are other possibles. Gamely, a 4-year-old filly who was second to Dr. Fager in the Californlari, has been assigned top weight of 131 pounds in the Vanity Handicap. If she wins, she will be the first of her sex to take the 1% mile test under such high weight. Minny Golf Meet Tonight HIBADOWBROOK .** A ament, starting at 7 o'clock tonight, w'lj be held to determine the first half champion of t h 0 Town and Country Lakes mini ature goH course. Four playws will compete Ipr the title. They are Melvin Knophe of Bethalto, Galon Scam mahorn of Roxant, Tom Hum mer of Bethalto and Paul Hoover of Bethftito. Spectators are welcome to wajoji the tourn ey. Golfers may play anytime from July 1 to August 25 to qualify for the second hall play* oil The eegong hjtf Jouwy Golfers mint be at leant 1C year* oJd aad must Jwve ol at tesit 18 game* w BOULDER, Colo. (AP)-Shel. by Wilson, a I960 Olympic champion, was named wrestling coach Thursday at the Univer sity of Colorado. MOSCOW (APJ-The U.S. national basketball team defeated Yugoslavia 98-84 Thursday and qualified lor the final against the Soviet Union in tin invitational tournament. Layoff Gives Jacklin Rest Plus Lead CLEVELAND (AP) - Tony Jflcklin appears to be in the groove again and he owes it all o an unintentional layoff. The young British golfer failed to make the cut in last week's Canadian Open and did not qualify for the U.S. Open two weeks ago. "1 was mentally exhausted. I overplayed myself, t only had two weeks off in the last six months," the SS-year-old pro said Thursday after taking a hree-stroke lead in the $110,000 Cleveland Open with a torrid five-under-par 66. Jacklin figures only two rounds of golf In the last two weeks are putting him in stride again. Gusty winds and tempers tures in the 60s plagued most of the 144 golfers on the 6,742-yard Lakewood Country Club course but hardly bothered the popular Englishman. Chasing Jacklin were a quartet of pros at 69. They were Roberto De Vicenzo of Argentina, Hideyo Sugimoto of Tokyo, Dave Stockton and Wayne Yates. U.S. Open champ Lee Trevino posted a one-over 72 and complained about poor putting. All-time leading money-winner Arnold Palmer, who shot a fine 67 in Wednesday's pro-amateur, soared to a 75 and was in danger of missing the cut. Frosh Rule Up in Air SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A movement to repeal recent ac- Ion by the NCAA that allows 'reshmen to compete on varsity teams in most sports will be introduced at next year's NCAA convention. At a meeting of the 11 commissioners of the major collegiate athletic conferences, representative? of four of conferences said they would push for repeal. The four-day meeting of the Collegiate Commissioners Association wound up Thursday. Bill Reed, Big Ten commissioner and outgoing president of the group, said the association was divided on the question. But he said the Mid-American Conference, the -Pacific Eight, the Big Eight and the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference would all push, for repeal of the rule tln.t allows freshmen to compete on the varsity in all sports except football and has- etball. The controversial ruling was adopted by a close vote at the NCAA's 1968 convention in New York. Legion Drops 7-6 Squeaker EAST ST. LOUIS - The Alton American Legion Post 126 junior baseball team, lost to Fairmont City here Thursday, 7-6. , The loss lowered Alton's record to 4-6. Bob Cooper started for Alton but Larry Franklin was the los er when he relieved in the sixth inning. Fairmont City scored three runs in the sixth to come from behind for the win. Rick Glazebrook led Alton at the plate with a double and two singles. Gary Hagen and Speiv cer Bues"her each had two hits and Cooper doubled. v Alton plays at home Saturday at 2 p.m. against Edwardsville. WORKS OUT - Elijah Pitts, Stadium to strengthen leg whose In- halfback with the Green Bay Packers, jury kept him out of action for much runs up steps of Milwaukee County of the 1967 season, (AP Wirephoto) :• CHICAGO (AP) - White Sox pitcher-Tommy John, a leading American League hurler with a 6-0 record, was named to', the All-Star squad- Thursday. John was picked by Dick Williams, manager of the defending champion Boston Red Sox, who will lead the AL team in its effort to splinter a five-year los- ng streak. The Sox are on their way to Detroit for a four-game series with the American League leaders, which opens tonight with a 94. Prankster Says He's James Ray An unidentified woman called Alton police Thursday and reported that a man was going door-to-door in the 1200 block of W. Belle Street and telling residents his name was James Earl Ray. Police were unable to locate the man. Sox, Tigers Begin Series Major League AMERICAN LEAGUE Batting (175 at bats)— Harrelson, Host., .322; Yastrzemski, Host., .316. Runs — Yastrzemski, Bost., 40; Me- Auliffe, Del., 40. Runs batted in — F. Howard, Wash., S4{ Harrelson, Bost., 53. . Hits — Uhlaender, Minn., 78; K. Howard, Wash., 75. . -Doubles— R. Smith, Bost., 21; B. Robinson, Bait., 17. Triples— Fregosl, Calif., 8; Me- Auliffe, Det., 7. Home runs— F. Howard, Wash., 24; W. HortOn, 'Det., 18. Stolen bases— Campaneris, Oak., 25; Cardenal, Cleve., 16. Pitching, 6 decisions— John, Chic., 6-0, 1.000; McLaln, Det., 13-2, .867. Strikeouts— Mcpoweil, Cleve., 143; McLaln, Det., 118.. 'NATIONAL LEAGUE Batting (175 at bats) — M. Aiou, Pitt., .362; Rose, Cln., .341. Runs— Rose, Cln., 4B; A. Johnson, Cln., 43; Flood. St.L., 43. Runs batted In— McCovey, S.F., 52, Perez, Cln.v 48.' Hits— Rose, Cln., 101; Flood, St.L., Rote, Doubles—Brock, St.L., 23; Triples—Clemenle, Pitt., 7; B. WU lams, Chic., 6. Home, runs—McCovey, S.F tied with 14. 20; S Stolen bases-Wills, Pitt., 21; W. Davis, L.A., 13. Pitching, 8 decisions — Koosman, N.Y., 11-2, .846; Marlchal, S.F., 14-3, 824 Strikeouts — Marlchal, SF., 119; Singer, L.A., 116. Elgin Golfer Links Champ WHEELING, 111. (AP) - Dave Huske, 26, of Elgin walked away with the state Public Links Golf championship Thursday for the second consecutive year. Huske, a school teacher, shot a one-under-par 287 In the 72- hole tourney at the Chevy Chase Country Club, eight strokes strokes ahead of runrtersup Ace Ellis and Bob Augustine of Chi cago, George Cascino finished third at 298 and was followed by Mike Mathlsen of Peoria who carded 300. Huske, who shot a.five-under- par 67 with five birdies and no bogies in Thursday afternoon's closing round,' said it was "as good as any round I ever shot in competition." His four-round scores were 77-72-71-67. i Huske captured the tburna. ment Inaugural last year by the same score,. twi-nighter. The Sox were rained out of an exhibition duel at Appleton. Wis., Thursday with their Midwest farm club, the Appleton City Foxes. Coach Eddie Stanky may open the Sox attack on the Tigers with Joe Horlen, 5-7, facing Earl Wilson, 5-5. Cisco Carlos, 3-7, is scheduled to duel Joe Sparma, 6-7 in the nightcap. The Cubs scooped a pair of 'ringe players out of the American ^League and recalled a Tacoma pitcher Thursday to help their sinking ship. The Cubs bought veteran catcher and first baseman Gene Oliver from the Bbsox. Oliver of Rock Island-had a .143 batting average after 16" game's -vvith the Red Sox. The Cubs also sent -Lou Johnson to the Indians in return for Willie Smith, 29, a southpaw outfielder : first basemaa with a .219 batting average. Relief pitcher Bill Stoneman was brought back from Tacom?. of the Pacific Coast League. Stoneman, 0-2 in ttte minors, op-1 ened the season with the Cubs, but couldn't get .started. The Cubs open today at Wrigley Field against the league- leading St. Louis Cardinals after a grinding road trip which netted only two wins against 11 losses. Durocher scheduled Fergy Jenkins, fi-8, to duel Nelson Briles, 8-6. Doris Phillips Upset Victim In State Golf QUINCY, 111. (AP) - Mrs Charles Ryan, playing on her home course, upset the defend ing champion of the 111 i n o i s State Amateur Women's Golf Tournament Thursday. Doris Phillips of Belleville 1967 titlist, lost .the quarterfina match by two strokes at the soggy Quincy Country Club thai was chilled by temperatures in the mid 50s. Mrs. Ryan, 1966 medalist, today opposes seven-time winner Lois Drafke of La Grange who defeated Mrs. William McMeek- an of Bloomington Thursday. Mrs. Paula Dommers; tourney medalist with a two-over-par .75 outcarded Belleville's Paula Smith to meet Mrs. Thomas Donahue of Waukegan, 1958 ti tlist, who defeated Charline Hoefflin of East Moline. BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Patriots focused all-out efforts today on signing North Carolina State's Dennis Byrd, a defensive lineman picked by the American Football Club in the first round of the pro draft. The signing of defensive back Jim Smithberger of Notre Dame Thursday left Byrd as the Patriots' only major 1968 draft choice outside the fold. Smithberger was the Patriots' fifth selection. Hippies Are Jugged iii Yosemite Long pist$nee Races Attract Track Fans LOS ANGELES (API - ft used to be that the casual track ahd field fan stepped out for a soft drink during the 10,000-met' fit ru« and might flot return for, say^the discus or the shot put. Not anymore, and it won't be so when America's finest launch the tworday U.S. Olympic Trials n Memorial Coliseum on Saturday. A little guy named Gerry indgren changed the , fans' thinking on the 10,000 meters when, as a kid of 1? from Spoone, Wash., he taunted and ran away from the Russians in the USA-USSR international meet four years ago. It happened in this same coliseum. Now a 21-year-old senior from Washington State University, the 5-6 Lindgren will be back to run in either or both the 5,000 and 10,000 Saturday and Sunday. Parry O'Brien started the new trend toward shot putting when he broke the 60-foot barriei about a dozen years ago. He at tended the University of Southern California. Dallas Long o USC carried on and now the unquestioned king is Randy Matson, late of Texas A&M. Matson will delight the crowd Saturday and perhaps threaten his world record Of 71-5^. He has one of the most cultivated grunts in the world of weight nen. In Europe the discus is big, _nd today the biggest in the event is a pleasant, 30-year-old nsurance man from Smithfteld, Utah, Jay Silvester. He'U per- orm Sunday. Last.May 22 at tfodesto, Calif., Silvester obit- crated the world record of 213- held by Ludvlk panek of New Director Appointed At California BERKELEY, Calif. (AP). -^ Paul W. Brechler, commission er> of .the Western Athletic Conference, was named athletic director of the. University of California's Berkeley campus today, succeeding Pete Newell who resigned in the wake of un rest among Negro athletes. Brechler, 55,. will 'assume the position Aug. 15, according to University Chancellor Roger W Heyns. Brechler was commissioner of the WAC six years, commission er of the old Skyline Conference for three years, and was athlet ic director at the University of Iowa from 1947 until 1960. Czechoslovakia when he hurled the thing 218-4. NEED TIRES See Your Local Mobil Dealer. TOWN And COUNTRY NEWS town & Country. Lakei Meadowbrook, fll. the ISdies h&v« takfert over th« lead In our "fachl* Buster" content Mrs. tat Shlv* caught the biggest one « atl this w«ekl You men are have to catch up quickly. Here are the standings to .date: PAT StltVB—• W.I Ibs. WM. StlLLWELL — » H». CMAS. SHIVE — If.4 Ibs. WM. OSBORNE -- 19.3 Ibg. KEN ADAM — 19.3 lt>«. JAMES'BLACKSTON—!».l Ibi. 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