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Page 16-THK HERALD. Provo. Utah, Sunday, April 13, 1975 Ice Sport tor Girls Catches On TORONTO I UPI) - Move over, brawling bullies of pro hockey Make way for the gals —tberingetles. According to organizers, Rin- gette is possibly the fastest- growing women's sport in North America and this weekend about 240 girls will converge on Toronto for the first Ontario Ringette Championships Ringette is played on ice— like hockey. It's fast and exciting—like hockey The girls shoot goals—as in hockey But there's none of the violence of hockey. "The rules are designed to avoid rough play and ensure the safety of the players," says the executive director of the Ontario Ringette Association, Marjorie Keast. "Emphasis is on speed and skill. Violations due to body contact result in two-minute penalties." Ringette was developed by Sam Jacks, a director of parks and receation in North Bay. Ont .in 1965 to meet a growing demand for a highly competitive girls-only sports. Now the game is played across Canada and is expected to attract at least 100,000 participants by next year. It's also being established or played in at least 10 U.S. States and details have been sent to Sweden, South Africa and the Soviet Union. Soon a national organizing body, Ringette Canada, is to be setup. Each team has 11 to 18 players American Soccer League Limits Foreign Players PITTSBURGH (UPI) - John Foley fell in love with soccer by watching his father kick a ball around with foreign-born coal miners in Pennsylvania mining camps. Yet when the Pittsburgh Miners of the fledgling American Soccer league take to the field, there won't be a foreign- born player on the team. "We'll be going with a team of American college players," John, the Miners' business manager, said Thursday. "It's a Pittsburgh rule, hard and fast," John said. "But Cleveland has the same rule and Connecticut and Khode Island will only have three or four imports. The league pretty much has gone along with it. "You can call it discrimination if you want, but on our applications we have the question: 'Are you a U. S citizen'"' Foley said the idea is fine with his father, Scotty, a first-generation American of Scotch-Irish descent who is the team's coach and general manager. The Miners, who begin tryouts on Saturday, have received applications from European and Court Rules Girls Can Try Out for Team MILWAUKEE, Wis. (UPI) A federal court judge Thursday issued a temporary restraining order that will allow two 17- year-old girls to try out for the DePere High School boys baseball team. U.S. District Court Judge Myron T. Gordon said in his ruling that separate, but equal sports programs for boys and girls were no reason to prohibit girls from trying out for boys' teams. He also rejected arguments that baseball is a contact sport. The order was sought by Suzanne Leffel and Susan Ann Parnke, both students at DePere High School a few miles south of Green Bay, and by the Wisconsin Civil Liberties Union. The civil liberties union has brought a class action suit against the school district, the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association, school officials and state education officials seeking to break the sex barrier in boys'athletics. The WIAA is the governing body for public high school sports in Wisconsin and it prohibits girls from playing on boys teams. Gordon's order will temporarily stop the WIAA from enforcing its rule in the case of Miss Leffel and Miss Pranke. The judge said he was not ruling that the girls must be placed on the team. But he said they must be given a chance to try out on an equal basis with the boys and a chance to satisfy the coach that they can play. Larry Lark, principal of the high school and one of those named as a defendant in the suit, said he is not sure what effect the ruling will have. But he added that the school will abide by the decision and permit the girls to try out for the team. Officers of the WIAA were unavailable for comment. South American players. Foley said they understand when they are turned down out of hand. "Most agree with us and wish us the best of luck. The ones who are residents here now feel this is the way it has to be. "The premise is simple. Soccer is a foreign game and generally foreign players don't identify with local fans. "The example I like to give is this: If you were a resident of Yugoslavia, would you pay to see a baseball team there made up of American ballplayers?" Foley played street-style soccer in mining camps around Castle Channon and Lawrence, Pa. "We're mining people, born and raised in mining camps. Soccer was big in the camps before World War II because of the first-generation immigrants," Foley said. Foley says it will take "perhaps a generation" before American players catch up with the rest of the world in the most popular sport of both hemispheres. "I hope everyone understands why we don't want foreign players. It's not to discriminate or take the game away from them. It's strictly a marketing reason, a calculated risk." Foley had to sell the idea to ICM Corp., of Ohio, a Cleveland-based coal mining firm which had been looking for some sort of sports franchise. "We contacted them about soccer and they did a marketing study which indicated that interest in soccer has jumped in the past five years and may be around the bend in becoming a major sport." with six on the ice at a time in two 20-minute periods. All must play part of each period. Traditional hockey sticks gave way to straight sticks and the puck to a soft rubber ring, 6'/4 inches in diameter. The players skate and spear the ring with the stick, then shoot or pass with it. Only the goalie has a regular hockey stick to guard the net. Defense sticks are red, forward sticks blue and center sticks white. To keep the game fast-moving and open, forwards are barred from their own defensive zones while defenders may not enter their forward areas. The girls are required to wear helmets and mouth guards to protect them from injury. Other possible equipment needs are being studied by college researchers but the girls want to avoid bulky padding and retain a slim, feminine appearance. "Gone are the days when girls had to stay home while boys took to the ice because the rink was the private domain of the male," Mrs. Keast said. "In the past, when girls dared to take part in male-oriented team spots, they risked being labeled tough and masculine. We are changing all this. "We look forward to the day when international Ringette competitions will be held. Ringette stands to become Canada's own truly great women's sport." Final NCAA Stats Released NEW YORK (UPI) - Bob McCurdy of Richmond was officially certified Saturday as the nation's major college basketball scoring champion for the 1974-75 season. McCurdy, a senior from Deer Park, N.Y., scored 855 points in 26 games for a 32.9 average, placing him comfortably in front of Adrian Dantley of Notre Dame at 30.4. David Thompson of North Carolina State was third with a 29.9 mark, followed by Luther Burden of Utah (28.7) and Hercle Ivy of Iowa State (28.3). Bernard King of Tennessee became the first freshman in history to win the field goal percentage championship with a .622 mark, Frank Oleynick of Seattle was the most accurate free throw shooter at .888 and John Irving of Hofstra was the most proficient rebounder with 15.4. Scholastic Magazine Lists Ail-Americans NEW YORK (UPI) - Forty >layers from 20 states and the District of Columbia, including hree phenomenal sophomores, fxre named today on Scholas- .ic Magazine's All-America high school basketball squad. Most of the 33 seniors in the group will be popping up on college rosters next fall. Several have had recruiters on their trail for two years or more Members of the scholastic super team range in height from 7-foot Billy Cartwright of Klk Grove, Calif., the only repeater on the squad, to 5-foot-8'.-a Richie Wright of Abington, Pa. It averages about 6-6 and twenty-one of the 40 are 6-6 or taller. New York led the roll call of states producing more than one representative with eight players followed by California with 6 and two each from Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, New Jersey. Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. The squad includes four juniors and the three sophomores—6-9 Wayne McKoy of Brookville, N.Y., 6-7 Albert King of Brooklyn and 6-6 Eugene Banks of Philadelphia. In 20 previous seasons, only two sophs had been selected— Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Lew Alcindor) in 1963 and Jerry Lucas in 1956. Both went on to become college All-Americas and all-pros. Two schools provided two players each. McKoy and Reggie Carter played for Lutheran High School at Brookville, N.Y., and squad members Dave Greenwood and Roy Hamilton were at Verbuin Dei in Los Angeles. Carter holds the Brookville school's career scoring record of 1,204 points but McKoy already has 1,004 with two more seasons remaining. Cartwright, who has been under heavy recruiting pressure since he first began to star at Elk Grove High School, led all scorers with 38.5 points per game, bettering his junior season average of 30.4. He'll enter the University of San Francisco. Others with a 30 point or better average were 6-2 Kyle Macy of Peru, Ind. (35.3.), 6-2'/z Brad Hollad of LaCrescenta, Calif.(34.5), 6-3 Clint Richardson of Seattle (34.4), 6-5 Larry Wilson of Mathews, Ind. (33.2), 6- 8V 2 Bill Willoughby of Knglewood, N.J.(31.8), 6-4 Karl Godine of Houston (31.5), and 65 Lynbert Johnson of New York (31.2). NKW YORK" (UPI) - Scholastic Magazine's All-America high school basketball squad for 1975. including players' height and scoring average: (listed according to height) Ha)er HI. Avg. Bill Cartwrighl. Elkf!rtn«,Calf.7-0 38.5 Bill lainibecr, 260 Mark Hoisinglon, Portland,0re.6-10 20.0 [jury Gibson, Baltimore 6-10 24.0 n<UT)1 nuwkins, Orlando, Ha. 6-10 25.9 den Grunwald. FYanklnPrk,I11.6-9 23.0 Bernard Toone, Yonkers. NY. 6-9 32.0 llaw Greenwood, Los Angeles 6-9 22.0 Bab Roma, lindcroft, N.J. 6-9 18 6 James Hardy, LongBeadi.Calf.'C; 29.1 Wayne McKoy, BrookviUe.N.Yapi 26.1 Bruce Flowers, Berkley, Mich W'.j 28.0 BUI Willoughby. Biglewood,N.J.&V* 31.8 Jim Grazianno, Karmngdl,N.Y.6-8 26.0 Oedric Itordges, Montgomry.AI 6-8 24.0 Albert King, Brooklyn, NY 6-7 24 0 ttul Hubbard. Canton, Ohio 67 26 7 ICugenc Banks, ItiiladeJphia 6-6 25 2 Anthony Price, Bronx, NY « 25.0 Wiiford Boynes, GklahomaOtyfi-O 26.4 lleggie King. Birnuiigham.Ala t^6 26.0 Imn Life, Alamosa, Colo 6-5 25.0 Sam Drummer, Munne, Ind 5-5 27.6 Lyrtert Johnson. New York 6-5 31.2 Larry Wilson, Mathews, U 6-5 33 2 Alan Hardy. IJetroil 6-5 22.0 Pat Foschi, Virginia, Minn. M'-j 17.5 Jim TUlman. Washington 6-1 20.0 Karl Godine, Houston, Tex 6-4 31.5 Darnell Griffith, I/juisvillc 6-3Ms 23.0 Bob Bender, Bloomingtori, 111 6-3 230 Clint Richardson, Seattle 6-3 34.4 Reggie Carter, Brookville, N.Y. 6-2'-i 20.0 Brad Holland, LaCrescenta,Calf.6-2Vj 34.5 Bernard Rencher, Astoria.N Y 6-2 22.1 Kyle Macy, Peru, Ind. 6-2 35 3 Stacy Robinson, Washington 6-2 19.0 Roy Hamilton, Los Angeles 6-1'^ 21.0 Ron Perry, WestKoxbury.Mass.6-1 27.8 Richie WrighJ, Abingtai, Pa. 5-4W 22.7 BULLFROG RESORT 8 MARINA wants to acquaint you with the wonders of .abulouslAKEPOWEll. A low-cost luxurious HOUSEBOAT VACATION MARCH? MAY 12 for about HAII THE USUAl COS! i Bullfrog is located in the center of Lake Powell, nearest to all the most beautiful scenery and best fishing. Less travel time gives you more pleasure time. Choose from the largest, newest, up-to-date houseboat fleet on Lake Powell for a low cost luxury vacation with all the conveniences of home. No previous boating experience necessary. 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ISU won 12 of the 18 events to finish with 85 team points. USU came up with four firsts to edge Utah 55-51 for runnerup spot in the meet run in chilly 40 degree weather. Tony Bolden, George Boateng and John Austin each finished first in their speciality and ran on ISU's winning quarter-mile and mile relay teams. The Bengals mile relay of Boateng, Austin, Bolden and Bob McGee ran a fast 3 minutes, 14.5 seconds to go with their quarter-mile win. Peter Amartiefieo, who took the 100-yard dash, also ran on the 440 relay. Mark Enyeart gave the Aggies their best finish, winning the 880 he also capture in the NCAA Indoor Meet in a solid 1:51.2. Other Aggie winners were Ferron Sonderegger in the discus, Jeff Marston in the pole vault and Carl Gailbraith in the steeplechase. Utah's firsts came from Pat Bliss in the high jump and Dave Hart in the shot put. Swimming Records Fall ^"^ ... . ....•• i. CINCINNATI (UPI) - Jenni Frank of Wilmington, Del., Andras Hargitay of Budapest, Hungary, and the Santa Clara California Swimming Club all established American records in the National AAU Short Course Swimming Championships. Miss Frank said she knew she would have to set another American record if she was to capture her second straight 400 individual medley. After breaking her own old American record of 4:26.2 in the preliminaries with a 4:24.9. she went on to swim a 4:24.5. in Players, Alums Talk FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (UPI) — The active National Football League players have finally gotten together with the NFL oldtimers for friendly discussion of the alumni's bid to become members of the NFL Players Pension Fund. The meeting took place Thursday when Bill Curry, president of the NFL Players Association, and Jim Yarbrough, chairman of the players' alumni committee, appeared before the annual meeting of the NFL Alumni Association. Curry said it is a "misconception" that current players don't care about the alumni. "We want to sit down and talk things out and come to some kind of a compromise," he said. Later, he and Yarbrough met privately with an alumni committee to explore the issues. They said another such meeting would be held at the end of the month in Detroit at which time both groups would supply detailed facts for discussion. NFL alumni, who retired prior to 1959, are not eligible for pensions under current agreements. Leon Hart, president of the alumni association, said the rules cut the oldtimers out of any consideration for part of the more than $25 million now in the players pension fund. "As founding fathers for the game of (pro) football, we strongly feel that we are entitled to a pension plan and were forced to bring our case to federal court in order to establish our rights," Hart said. The alumni association filed suit in federal court at Providence, R.I., three years ago, naming both the league and the NFL Players Association as defendants. The case is scheduled for trial JulyT^ Thursday night's finals. ' I thought it would take another record to win tonight," sh,? said. "1 felt a lot better tonight than I did this afternoon." I largitay, who holds the world record in the 400-yard individual nrxiley, added an American mi irk to his list of achievements as he covered the distance in 3:!>4.9, bettering the old mark of 3: , ! >5.1 set by Steve Furniss of USC in 1973. IJnda Jezek, Mary Mirch, Meg Gc-rken and Kelly Rowell led the Santa Clara swim club "A" team in the 400-yard medley relay to a new American mark of 3:53.7. Tliat bettered their old American record of 3:54 25 set in Dallas last war. Shirley Babashoff of Mission Vuijo, Calif., captured the women's 200-yard freestyle with a 1:49.5, just ahead of Valerie Lee, also from Mission Veijo, w'ho was timed at 1:50.1. The men's 200-yard freestyle was won in 1:38.3 by Tim Shaw, Limgbeach, Calif. Tim McDonnell of UCLA was second in 1:,».5. Second place in the women's 400-yard individual medley, behind Miss Frank, went to Jill Syirons of Chico, Calif, with a 4: 25.3. Behind Hargitay in the men's 400-yard individual medley was Rod Strachan of USC, clicked at 3:59.2. BF Goodrich Provo B.F. Goodrich Store Orem 1ECMI Auto Center raised white letter tire sale 33 FOR MEDIUM SIZE TIRES E70-W, F70-14 G70-14. G70-15, G60-14. 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