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DECATUR HERALD BASKETBALL, OTHER SPORTS CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING Two Sections 18 Pages Decatur, Illinois,' Monday, January 18, 1 965. Pages 9 to 18 College Grid Rules Amended To Permit More Substitution Fort Lauderdale, Fla., , Jan. 17 (AP) College football was returned today to an honest, two-platoon system that will eliminate the freakish innovation of last season the deliberate, stop-the-clockfouL After three days of debate, file Football Rules Committee of the National Collegiate Athletic Association adopted a substitution rule that will permit platooning after the ball changes hands, between periods and after any score. Two substitutes may enter the game at any time under the new rule which comes very close to restoring the free and unlimited substitution in effect prior to 1953. Jack Curtice, chairman of the American Football Coaches Rules Committee, said the vote was "as close as pressed ham" between the rule that passed and another proposal to remove all bars to free substitution. 'Fin Rule' "I believe I can speak for coaches in general in saying Gumey Wins In Ford At Riverside Riverside, Calif., Jan. 17 (AP) Dan Gurney of Costa Mesa, Calif., won the fatality-marred 500-mile $65,000 Motor Trend road race for late model stock cars today before 61,474 fans at Riverside Raceway. Three' accidents drew screams of horror from the crowd. A fork lift truck plowed into spectators, killing one man and injuring four other persons. A car driven by A. J. Foyt of Houston, Tex., last year's Indianapolis 500 champion, flipped off the track and overturned. Another car driven by Ned Jarrett of Camden, S.C., caught fire. Foyt suffered chest injuries. Jarrett was not hurt. Killed when the Foyt vehicle ran over him was Ronald Eugene Pickle, 20, of San Diego. Gurney, 33, driving a 1965 Ford, was timed in 5:41.42, av eraging 87.708 miles per hour. Second was Junior Johnson of Ronda, N.C., in a 1965 Ford. He was 27 seconds back of the leader. Third one lap back was Marvin Panch of Daytona Beach, Fla., in a 1965 Ford. Foyt, 30 escaped with a cut hand when his 1965 f ord skio-ded off the track and down an embankment at the ninth turn. His car flipped end over end a counle of times and came to rest on its wheels. The mishap occurred on the 170th lap of the 185-lap race. Fovt was in fourth position at the time and had been leading the race earlier. Fourth in the race was Darel Dieringer of Charlotte, N.C., in a 1965 Ford, three laps back. Eight laps back in fifth place was the 1964 Mercury driven by Eddie Grey of Gardena, Calif., with relief driving by Bill Meyer, also of Gardena. Gene Davis of Santa Monica, Calif., was sixth in a 1964 Mercury, followed by Scottie Cain of Fresno, Calif., 1964 Mercury; Sam Stanley of Newhall, Calif., 1964 Mercury; W. S. (Buck) Baker of Charlotte, N.C., 1964 Dodee. and Jerry Grant of Kent, Wash. 1963 Ford. HARRIS PRESIDENT OF ARCHERY CLUB Donald Harris has been elec ted nresident of the Decatur Archery Club. Other new officers are Carl Strickland, vice - president; Harold Shadowen, secretary; Tom Saunders,- treasurer. Charles "Chick" Young and Cecil Armstrong were elected to the board. The club now has 50 mem bers. Anyone interested in join ing should contact one of the officers. The club is currently shooting indoors at 309 E. Main on the third floor. An invitational tour ney is planned for May. ZURKAMMER SCORES 38 Rolla, Jan. 16 Mo. (AP) The University of Missouri at Rolla scrambled to an 87-81 basketball victory Saturday over MacMurray despite a 38-point performance by MacMurray's Tom Zurkammer of Lincoln, DL that the rule adopted is a fine one," Curtice said. "This comes so near to free substitution that I don't see flow anyone could kick about it. "The only restriction on platooning is that you can't get in a kicking team on fourth down. Our offensive will have to go down under punts. But this might give us even better punt coverage because we've got more speed on our offensive teams." Gimmicks Forced Curtice said most coaches thought last year's rule was pretty good, except for the disgraceful gimmicks they were forced to use to get in defensive platoons on fourth down. That rule allowed platoon sub stitution only when the clock was stopped. Rather than squander a time out, most teams took five - yard penalties for delay, offsides or some other infractions to switch units before punting. Except for this, committee Chairman Ivy Williamson said thcrecord attendance at college games last year attested to the How Top 10 Teams Fared Here's how the Top Ten teams in The Associated Press college basketball poll 'did last week: - 1. UCLA, 13-1, beat Califor nia 76-54, beat Stanford 80-66. 2. Michigan, 10-2, beat Northwestern 90-68 3. Wichita, 12-2, beat Southern Illinois 94-81, beat St. Louis 75-64 4. St. Joseph's, Pa., 14-1, beat Seton Hall 115-81, beat Lafay ette 82-68 5. Indiana, 12-1, beat Iowa 85- 76, beat Ohio State 84-72 6. Providence, 11-0, did not play 7. St. John's, N.Y., xl-2, beat Creighton 72-66, beat Seton Hall 76-69 8. Davidson, 14-1, beat Cita del 100-81, beat West Virginia 86-77, beat Presbyterian 130-67 9. San Francisco, 12-1, beat Portland 86-59, beat Santa Clara 89-77. 10. Duke, 10-2, beat Clemson 106-81, beat Wake Fores t!05- 77. Prep Basketball SATURDAY NIGHT New Trier 57, Morton East 55 Proviso East 86, Evanston 63 Elmhurst York 74, Maine East 56 Richwoods 49, Canton 48 Kewanee 55, Woodruff 45 Peoria Manual 75, E. Peoria 57 Williams ville 56, , Chicago Wells35 Quincy Christian Bros. 62, Rushville 52 Rock Falls 49, Dixon 41 Lincoln-Way 63, Rich East 62 Kankakee 53, Joliet West 51 Normal U. High 77, Eureka 67 Champaign Jars Chrysler ChampaignJan. 17 (Special) Champaign poured through 75 points in the second half and coasted to a 128-95 victory over Decatur Chrysler Academy in Central AAU League basketball game here today. , Former University of Illinois player Dave Downey scored 30 points and another, Bill Small added 26 to pace Champaign. Chrysler is now 2-6 in the conference. CHRYSLER G F ) 10 3 Swart 10 7 Zimmer . CHAMPAIGN (128) G F Downey 12 6 Lopposa 4 Falk t Butler 5 Brems 3 Honey 1 Bauer 3 6 0 Fredericks 4 1 Spence 2 2 Maguire 2 2 Williams 1 3 Ackerson 2 3 Tubb Small 11 4 Ferguson 10 0 37 21 Totals Totals 55 II - 47 4B-W 53 7512 Chrysler Champaign CATERPILLAR BOWLING ENDS Cecil Reed Bob Maltby won the men's doubles with 1,310 and William Teachout captured the men's singles, 697, as the 10th annual Caterpillar Trac tor Co. bowling tourney ended last night at the Bowl. In the women's competition, Marge Mooney and Erma Bow ers won the doubles with 1,081 and Joann Logan copped the singles with 575. Les Grace won the all-events division with a 1,913 scratch core. popularity of the rule. Attendance rose to 23,354,477 a five per cent gain over 1963 and the greatest rise ever recorded in a single year. . - . : , Lest Tinkering The committee did less tink ering with football rules than at any time since 1953, when two-platoon football was outlawed in a revolutionary move. But the substitution debate was controversial enough to keep the members in session three days and took up 90 per cent of then time. The only . other noteworthy changes were a revision of the brutality rule to make ramming of any part of the body with a helmet a personal foul and elevation of kicking tees from one to two inches. The previous brutality rule called for a 15 - yard penalty only for deliberate ramming of the head, face or neck with the helmet. The higher tees will enable the kickers to get more elevation on the ball and "will help the field goal and extra point kickers," Curtice said. . Ellis Downs Casper in San Diego, Calif., Jan. 17 (AP) Wes Ellis Jr. tied Billy Cas per on a . sensational -45-foot birdie putt today and then holed an eight - footer on the first hole of a sudden death playoff to wm the $34,500 San Diego Open Golf Tournament. . The 32-year-old Ellis, a club pro from West CaldwelL N.J., came from behind with three brilliant birdie shots. He sank a 35-footer- on No. 17, which nar rowed the gap, tied the score with the 45-footer on No. 18, and then won the $4,850 top money. Playing under bright skies over the par 35-3671 Stardust Country Club course, Casper finished just ahead of Ellis and posted a 64. At the moment it appeared good enough to wm. In the playoff, Casper reached the edge of the green, a par lour 347-yard nole, while Ellis' ball went on the green, eight feet to one side of the flag. Casper almost holed his shot and tapped it in for the par four. Then came the sudden death shot by Ellis. Wes Ellis Jr. 66-65-71-65267 Billy Casper Jr. 70-68-65-65267 (Ellis defeated Casper on the first playoff hole 3-4.) Johnny Pott 66-69-68-65--258 George Knudson 69-68-68-64269 Jay Dolan 66-68-70-68272 Tony Lema 65-68-73-70276 Golf Playoff Pinpointing the Preps Merrier Hot for Farina Don Mercier, 6 foot 3 Farina I LaGrove High School senior, pushed through 18 of 31 field goal attempts and 5 of 7 free throws for 41 points in the overtime 78-70 basketball victory over Cisne. Mercier scored six points in the overtime. Raymond Duke paced Cisne with 31 points by connecting on 13 of 18 field goal attempts and five of seven free throws. -Moweaqua suffered a second straight Meridian Conference overtime defeat, bowing to Findlay 77-68. The Indians pre viously lost to Macon 59-57 in two overtimes. Moweaqua 's Gary Dalby made two free throws to tie the score 64-64 and force the over time. Findlay's Mike Lynch scored nine of his 39 points during the overtime. Findlay converted 17 of 20 free throws. The victory gave the Falcons a 5-1 Meridian rec ord and pushed them into- a first place tie with Blue Mound and Bethany. Mount Pulaski made 22 of 26 free throws in sinking Mount Zion 66-55. Bob Van Hook click ed on 10 of 10 for the Hilltop- pers. There were 42 free throws shot in the fourth quarter, Mount Son making 15 of 25, Mount Pulaski nine of 17. The Saturday Bloomington at Springfield Big 12 Conference game was postponed Lawrence ville - grabbed the North Egypt Conference lead by defeating Fairfield 66-59. Lawrence ville has a 6-1 confer - Tourney Hostesses Hostesses for the eighth annual Shelbyville High School Invitational basketball tournament display trophies. Tiile Up for Grabs 2 Games Open Cage Tourney Shelbyville, Jan. 17 (Special) The Shelbyville High School Invitational basketball tourna ment is up for grabs. , Only three of the eight teams entered have a winning rec- DECATUR SWIMMERS WIN IN QUINCY MEET Quincy, Jan. 17 (Special) Gail Olendorf and Jan Lyon of Decatur captured first places today in the Sheridan Swim Club Invitational AAU meet at the Quincy Sheridan Swim Club today. Miss Olendorf was first in girls 15 and over 100 - yards breast stroke with a time of 1:18.2 minutes, second in the 100-yard freestyle, with 1:03.3 minutes, and won the individual medley for the girls 15 and over in. 1:49.1 minutes. Miss Lyon- won the 50-yard breast stroke for girls 10 and under in 40.5 seconds. CONCORDIA LUTHERAN THIRD IN CAGE MEET Springfield, Jan. 17 (Special) The Decatur Concordia Lutheran Church Walther League took third place in a basketball tournament at Concordia Seminary by beating Mattoon 49-43 today. Mark Precht had 20 points and David Baker had 16 for Decatur which has an 8-1 record. QUINCY TRIUMPHS Lebanon, Jan. 17 (AP) Dewey Kalmer and John Runde scored 24 points each and carried Quincy College to a 93-79 college basketball victory Saturday night over McKen-dree. ence record. Charleston's Tom Strong has a 53.1 field goal shooting percentage, connecting on 69 of 130 tries. Teammate Rex Mor gan has hit 65 of 126 shots for 51.5 per cent. . Flanagan, coached by Don Holler of Decatur, avenged its only loss by shading Lexington 58-57 in an overtime. Flanagan then beat Minonk 81-63 to boost its over-all record to 11-1. Monticello and Kincaid each gained an eighth straight vic tory. Monticello beat Bement 62-48. Kincaid thumped Morrisonville 70-59. Noble had a six-game win ning streak halted by Dietench 77-63. Hillsboro rolled up its highest point total of the season by trimming Vandalia 76-54. It halted a four-game Mid - State Conference losing streak- Ray Xanders paced Sullivan High School to a 75-70 overtime victory over Cerro Gordo. He scored four - baskets and two free throws in the final per iod. The free throws forced the game into overtime. In the overtime period Bob White and Xanders each made baskets and Terry Kessinger made a field goal and two free throws. , Four Star Tourney GFG FT TP Beaty, Edin. 2 14 13 41 Letcher, Ston. 2 15 3 33 Younker, Ston. 2 11 11 33 Cook. , Assum. 2 12 .8 ,22 From left are Jacque Duna-way, Vickie Davis, Kathy Hayes, Kathy Banning, Shar Shelby Tonight ord Morrisonville 9-6, Wind sor 7-4 and Nokomis 6-5. Mor risonville has a three - game losing streak, however. Defending champion Mattoon has a 5-8 record. Clinton is 6-6, Litchfield 6-7, Pana 5-8 and Shelbyville 2-8. Opening games Monday are Litchfield vs. Morrisonville at 7 p.m. and Clinton vs. Pana at 8:30 p.m. Shelbyville has won the tour nament three times 1953, 1961, 1962. Windsor won in 1959 and 1960 and Litchfield was the 1963 champ. College Basketball SATURDAY NIGHT UCLA 80, Stanford 66 - - San Francisco 89, Santa Clara 77 Oregon 65, Washington 58 Eureka 103, Northwestern, Wis. 62 Culver-Stockton 82, TarMo 76 Denver 94, Okla. City 76 Ky. Wesleyan 107, St. Fran cis, Pa. 85 E. Ky. 95, W. Kentucky 70 Florida 60, Mississippi 39 USC 75, California 55 Wyoming 81, New Meaico 74 Brig. Young 111, Arizona St. 102 Colorado St. U. i9, Utah St. 78 New Mexico St. 76, E. New Mexico 55 Texas Western 60, Air Force 57 Canisius 93, Morehead 74 Beloit 81, St. Olaf 66 Lewis 89, St. Norbert College 75 NHL RESULTS Montreal 4, Chicago 2 New York 4, Detroit 2 Toronto 3, Boston 1 --MMII I ll...,..UWI..ii.i..WILIi.Mllilll lyHJ.M.My.M1MJ., I Michigan Mainstay One of the mainstays of Michigan, the Big 10 basket- ball leader, is Bill Buntin, 6 on Schulze, Suzie Hulick, Sally Smart and Tammi Rob-bins. Iowa Plays Key Game At Indiana Chicago, Jan. 17 (AP) Iowa University is at Indiana Monday night in a game important to each team's Big 10 Conference basketball title hopes. Both teams are tied with Ill inois for second place with 3-1 marks. Michigans' Wolverines quick ly established their right to su premacy in the Big 10 basket ball race when they shook off remaining aspirants for the conference lead and took over sole possession of first place Saturday night. Big 10 activity is limited this week. Aside from the Iowa at Indiana contest Monday and Purdue's clash with Notre Dame Tuesday, conference teams will remain idle until Sat urday- when . Purdue plays at Michigan in a regionally tele vised contest, Northwestern in vades Michigan State and Ohio State goes to Minnesota. Rollicking to a 90-68 victory over Northwestern, the Wolver ines found themselves the only undefeated team in Big 10 com petition after Minnesota nad dropped a 75-72 decision to Illinois. Cazzie Russell equalled his career high of 36 points which also is an individual Michigan record against the Wildcats and brought Michigan off two, seven-point first half deficits towards a romping triumph. Russell nailed 20 points in the first half for a 45-35 Wolverine lead and Northwestern never was able to threaten in the sec ond half. The No. 2 man in Michigan's hit-'em-twice offense, Bill Bun tin, finished with 17 points while Don . Jackson copped honors for Northwestern with 20 points. Illinois, Indiana and Iowa were triumphant in the other Big 10 games played Saturday. foot 7, 235-pound senior from Detroit. " - Pettit Sparkles Hawks Top Lakers 118-105 To Tie for Division Lead St. Louis, Jan. 17 (AP) The St. Louis Hawks, powered by Bob Pettit's 34 points, de feated the Los Angeles Lakers 118-105 today and moved into a ne for first place in the Western Division of the National Basketball Association. The game, played before a national television audience. Downing Ranked in 2 Divisii Oakbrook, Jan. 16 (Special) Martha Downing of Decatur was ranked twice and received mention in another division as the Western Tennis Association released its rankings for 1964 tonight. Miss Downing was fourth in the girls 16 and under singles. seventh in girls 18 and under singles and was listed under in sufficient data in the womens singles. Other local and area players and their rankings: Mens singles John Powless, formerly of Flora now Madi son, Wis. 4th; Mike Nolan, De catur, 18th; Jim Jarrett, De catur, 20th. Mens doubles Cecil and Bob Powless, Flora, 14th. Junior singles Mike Meis, Decatur, 19th; Mike ElbL De catur, 32. Girls 12 and under singles Mary Hamm, Mount Pulaski, 4th. Father and son doubles Cecil and Bob Powless, 5th. Boys 16 and under singles Jay Peterson, Decatur, 27; Rus ty Marfan, Decatur, 33. Boys 16 doubles Peterson- Martin, 9th. Boys 12 and under singles- John Nolan, Decatur, 3rd. Boys 14 doubles John Nolan - Bob Arnold, Chicago, 2nd. Smith Takes Bowling Lead Philadelphia, Jan. 17 (AP) Harry Smith of Boston amas sed a record 30-game total of 6,614 to take first place today in the quarter finals of the $100,000 Ail-Star Bowling Tournament. He fired a 1,406 six-game se ries in the second block of the quarterfinals to boost his average for five days to more than 220. Smith opened his fourth with nine strikes, but had to convert a No. 4 pin spare in the 10th frame and had a 279. Smith's grand total shattered the 30-game record of 6,555 set by Bill Bunetta of Fresno, Calif., in 1962. Dick Weber of St. Louis, Saturday night's leader, dropped to third place after shooting a 1,215 series. The two-time champion has a 6,490 total. Fred Lening of Yardley, Pa. retained second place with 6,-504. He shot 1,247 Sunday. Jean Winsch of South Bend, Ind., rolled a 1,270 series on the final squad today to move into first place in the women's division. Mrs. Winsch's series, the best in two days of women's qualifying, brought her 12-game total to 2,451. Betty Kuczynski of Chicago, leader at midday with 2,440, fell to second place. Generals Get District Wrestling Tourneys Set MacArthur and Lincoln will stage district high school wrestling tournaments Feb. 11-13. Entered at MacArthur are Argenta - Oreana, Stephen Decatur, Eisenhower, Lakeview, MacArthur, Niantic - Harris-town, Shelbyville and Vandalia. Winners and runnersup in each weight class advance to the Wood River sectional tournament Feb. 18-20. Entered at Lincoln are Bloomington, Bloomington Trinity, Colfax Octavia, Harts-burg Emden, Leroy, Lincoln, Normal and Normal U. High Winners and runnerups ad vance to the Champaign sec tionaL .' . left Los Angeles and St. Louis with identical 24-20 records. Los Angeles played its second straight game without Jerry West, its 30-point-a-game scorer, who is out with a nose injury. The Lakers lost another regular, Rudy Larusso, on personal fouls when they were only eight points behind with one minute left in the third quarter. - - . - Pettit,' playing his best game since returning to the line-up following an injury three weeks ago, bit 13 points in the first period which ended with St. Louis on top 25-22. He added eight more in the second period as the Hawks increased their advantage to 56-46 at half-time. LOS ANGELES G F (105) ST. -LOUIS (118) G F Beaty 0 1 10 6 Baylor Larusso Ellis King Harriett Wiley Nelson Hazzard Bridges Pettit Wilkens Vaughn Hagan Farmer Mullens Silas Barnhill 3 13 7 3 Imhoff 1 Nash 41 23 Totals Los Angeles St. Louis Totals 47 24 22 24 25 31 25 34105 21 34-111 Boston 101 Cincinnati 98 Boston, Jan. 17 (APz Sam Jones and Johnny. Hav-licek sparked a fourth period rally that gave the Boston Celtics their 14th straight victoryn 101-98 over the Cincinnati Royals today in a National Basketball Association playoff preview. The triumph was the sixth straight for the perennial world champions over Cincinnati, the Eastern Division run-ners-up at this juncture. Boston now has won 21 of its last 22 starts. The Celtics trailed 75-74 entering the finale. Jerry Lucas scored a basket to edge the Royals further ahead. Then came a streak in which Boston outs cored the visitors 11-2 with Jones and Havlicek showing the way. CINCINNATI G F (98) 3 1 Twyman 10 3 Lucas 4 10 Emory 4 1 Smith 9 5 Robertson 3 3 Hawkins 0 0 Arnett 2 0 Olsen 0 0 Thacker 2 1 Hairston 37 23 Totals Cincinnati Boston BOSTON (101 ) G F Kaulls 7 0 Sanders 6 6 Russell 3 O K. Jones 1 1 S. Jones 12 S Havlicek I 2 Siegfried 4 2 Tnompsos I 0 Totals 42 17 24 1 32 23 91 20 27 27 27101 SATURDAY NIGHT New York 102, San Francisco 89 Holy Family, St. John's Gain Victories Decatur Holy Family and Decatur St. John's gained victories yesterday in the Decatur Invitational grade school basketball tournament in St. Teresa Gym. Holy Family slammed Springfield St. Aloysius 44-12. St. Johns nipped Springfield Little Flower 36-33. In the other games, Decatur St. Thomas "B" was beaten by Springfield Sacred Heart 33- -16; Springfield St. Cabrini lipped Champaign Holy Cross 32-31; Pana Sacred Heart beat Springfield St. Agnes 33-24. Games today: , 6 p.m. Decatur St. Thomas vs. Clinton St. John's 7 p.m. Stonington Junior High vs. Decatur St. James - - 8 p.m. Decatur St John's vs. Clinton Junior High Mattoon, Monticello and Law-renceville are entered in- the Rantoul district' Winners and runnersup go to the Champaign sectional. Sectional winners and runnersup then advance to the state tournament at the University of Illinois' Huff Gym Feb. 26-27. . There are 205 downstate and suburban schools plus 22 Chicago schools entered in the tournament series. Ten years ago only 87 downstate and suburban high schools were entered, proving that . wrestling is the most rapidly growing sport in the prep program.

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