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Valley Independent, The (Newspaper) - March 9, 1964, Monessen, Pennsylvania VALLET INDEPENDENT Monday MONDAY Andy Putz Chacko who died suddenly the other day was a member of a well-known athletic family in Unlike his late brother George Beans Chacko who excelled in all sports Andy's main dish was ball He played shortstop and third base on crack Jot learns which flourished in Charleroi during the late early 20s and were guided by the late Cleve Mathers Andy's teammates used to call him a nickname they gave him because of his admiration for an Indian who pitched for the Pirates during the early 20s and became a legendary figure Yellowhorse inspired one of the most famous in Pirate history Whenever a pitcher was getting his lumps during a game some fans would yell Put in Forty years later some diehards at Forbes Field still echo the chant when things aren't going right for the Pirates Several are winter vacationing in Florida and they're planning to stop at Fort Myers where the Pirates are going through their spring training paces Steve Stepanian postcards from Key West where and Mrs Step have been soaking up the sunshine and Dr and Mrs A S Sickman are in Fort Myers after spending several weeks in Fort Lauderdale OFF THE Two well-known Monessen sports figures are ailing these days Karl Chulig standout footballer for Monessen High in the early 1940s is resting at home after suffering a leg injury while working at the Pittsburgh Steel plant in Monessen And Cass Dale MHS basketball star of the mid- 308 and first Mon Valley scoring champion is re- at Allegheny General Hospital in burgh Harry Ooc long-time leader of the essen City Softball league and a faithful follower of the annual basketball is undergoing observation at Pittsburgh's Presbyterian Hospital Why shot drop them all a Pete Dimperio the fun-loving and successful Westinghouse High Pittsburgh football coach re- is set as the guest speaker for the annual banquet The affair which pays tribute to RKS athletes is set for March 31 Speaking of our competent sports cor- respondent of the last two years Dick Polen will con- his education at West Virginia University He'd make a good addition to Edgar Barrett's publicity staff at the Morgantown school Donora High landed a good one when it booked Bishop of Altoona for its 1964 football club The Cambria County team always fields a strong club An area service club is more than a little upset at the speech given by a district scholastic basketball coach at one of its meetings Several of our members were disgusted with his grapes talk and political views the Basketball said a spokesman for the club This was not the place for such discussion Now it's the world of music Cassius Clay is trying conquer The new heavyweight boxing champion has re- leased a single 45 rpm record for Columbia It hit this desk the other day and features an old rock nj roll tune Stand By Me The flip It's titled I'm the Greatest naturally Steve Telleck of is a good bet to win the Washington County Basketball Coach of the Year award for the third time Top Washington County coaches in football ball and wrestling are honored annually by the Knights of Columbus Washington Council 1083 at a banquet in Washington This year's affair is set early in May Charleroi's Ed Zuraw a sophomore is being touted -as the best pole vaulter at West Virginia University since record-breaking Dave Tork And top distance runners at WVU are Don Sweeney of Monongahela and Frank Guenther of Clairton A wifer says Big Anast of Charleroi is a person who stands by you through all the trouble you never would have had if you stayed single Sokols Gymnasts Score in EDITOR'S NOT Joe third in girls all-around of Belle Vernon is a as an unofficial of Monessen High School In the process she finished It's Time for Uniontown Midland Unbeaten Teams Clash for Title at Arena You couldn't ask for a better finale to a basketball tournament than the one on tap today at the Civic Arena in Pittsburgh Uniontown representing the Mid Monongahela Carrying hopes against Midland will be Pat Yates Stu Laatz Paul Yezbak Ray Parson Jim Rae and Bennett Gregory They're pictured here from The Red Raiders are unbeaten in 24 games Kuvinka Named District Baseball Head George Kuvinka of California today was named activities chairman of the Dist ican Legion baseball league He succeeds George Smith of ington who resigned last week Smith had succeeded Jerome Brody of Monongahela following the 1963 season Kuvinka is hopeful of ing the Dist circuit this season and plans a tion meeting later this month Six teams in the lest year including nant winning Charleroi cians Monessen Ozarks ia L e g i on California Moose and ton All are expected to rejoin the league this summer while comers include West Newton and Peters Twp who've they'll field teams Perry Retains Monessen Park League Lead Perry Hotel retained first place in the Monessen Park Community Bowling league er the weekend by sweeping gors Pizza Meanwhile Chateau Lounge moved into second place with a win over the Police and Schmidt's grabbed the No 3 slot with a verdict at the ex- pense of the Firemen Frank Stancato of the men set a new season game with series Other high Chuck Alessio Frank zo 204 Len Lewitsky 539 Mike Planey Ed DeRose Frank Spanish 510 Ron 509 Jim 214 Ed John Luti 540 Ed Burdock 200 Chuck Vlasic Joe Koget 537 Phil Murin 185 George junior at State and a member the sports He as a sunmer replacement at The Valley Independent By JOE GRATA UNIVERSITY PARK Pa Special to The Valley Although the girls gymnastics squad failed to win team ors in the Pennsylvania second on the uneven parallel bars and fourth in free exercise j 1 1 mV 0 music the side horse vault Basketball Conference and balance beam o Area Players Get SCC Honors Two district players today re- recognition on an- all-star team selected by i the coaches of the State Colleges Another outstanding er was Cheryl's younger sister who placed fifth in free exercise tied for on the balance beam and shared fourth place on the uneven bars iic championship meet the past j More than 100 girls pated in competition won by Johnstown High ped the boys team ship Unofficially Monessen en- iry nearly grabbed team ors Here's what Of the seven Sokols girls entries of weekend the Jone Mon captured more a handful of prestige Cheryl Giannini 16 finished Rens Top Vulcan In Loop The Rens defeated in Methodist High School and three league Leonard's parochial Members of the winning team school who helped Mansfield win the SCC championship and Dist 30 NAIA title received a learn berth Bob Coulter of Charleroi and nia State gained an mention First team selections arc Bob Herzig Terry Mansfield Dan Edinboro Reggie Weiss Shippensburg and Dick Kratz West Chester mel is a senior and the others juniors To Attend Maryland Manzini Inks ACC Letter of Intent Dennis Manzini High School's quarterback the past three seasons will continue his education and football career at the University of Maryland The announcement was made today by Roland Arrigoni Maryland assistant coach who signed Manzini to an Atlantic Coast Conference letter of in- tent last night at Dennis home in Manzini 18 is the son of mar coach and Mrs Bap zini We're very glad to sign said Arrigoni After ing films of his games we feel he's the best quarterback in the Valley and one of the best in toe state He made a good comeback last season after suffering a broken collarbone in son Arrigoni added His performances following his return convinced head coach Tom Nugent that Denny can fit into our plans at Maryland Manzini Dennis visited eral schools but narrowed his choice to Maryland and I like Maryland because of the atmosphere and its ic explained zini a B student who scored well on his college board exams and will major in English and library science By with the College Park school Manzini will re- a maximum NCAA arship which covers room board tuition and books The er climaxed his 1963 comeback by gaining Class and Westmoreland County first team all star honors What's more he was an honorable mention selection on Dennis Manzini Cal State VB Team Is Third California State College's team finished third in a round-robin intercollegiate Saturday at Ohio State University Columbus The Vulcan coached by John DeMillion defeated Indiana Tech and Ohio Slate No 2 while bow- ing io Ball State the eventual champion and Ohio State No 1 the runuerup Playing for Cal Slate were Rich marik Gary Kossar Steve madena Tony Bitonti Mike Protin Rich and Skip Stevenson are Eugene Zaydel Joe Salvino Jim Anderson K e 1 ler Tom Harhai Bradley and Chuck Roman The losers in- clude Marshall Carpenter Bob Jodon Walter Ezerski Paul Lovich and Joaes if five of the girls had been listed as MHS Sokols coached by Bud would have grabbed top team honors By Butch ifor five H in Valley Umpires Will Reorganize The Mon Vilify Umpires Assn will a tion meeting Wednesday al S p m at the Ravens Club in Alt are o us he Recreation Basketball Tonight Boys Senior St vs Jewels vs Steelers vs Sparks Invaders Sports Diol TOO AY pm yf U the United Press International team and a Valley In- dependent Most Valuable er In three years as the canes quarterback Manzini completed 79 of 208 passes for 915 yards and 14 touchdowns He carried the bail 203 times gaining 452 net yards and ed 75 points on 12 touchdowns and three extra Ron Paglia Sparks Meeting Is Postponed President Alt Caruso of Charleroi announced today that the Sparks for ans Booster Club meeting at Mon Valley Catholic High School has been postponed un- til next Monday March at 8 ID Keep Soccer Lead Atlas Ahead Harmarville and Atlasburg remained in the Washington County Senior Soccer league yesterday but neither had an easy time of it While Midland the to cling shaded to the league lead Atlasburg had to rally in the second half to edge No details were available on the scheduled ior circuit contest between levy and Roscoe Goals by Rich Vignoli and Joe Bosdosh gave a advantage at but Roy Winfield who tallied early for Atlasburg and Whitey den clicked in second half for the victory WASHINGTON COUNTY SENIOR LEAGUE W L T GF OA 711 IS 21 13 622 14 28 18 520 10 27 11 442 10 25 21 Midland 370 6 10 30 Lowber 091 1 10 Valley for the fourth successive year and Midland kingpin of the Beaver Valley will match unblemished records in the dream game that will decide the A champion Tipoff time is set for 8 p.m with a record crowd of more than expected to jam the Arena Midland is an dominated quintet The ards start three juniors and two seniors and all five are tested performers Leps Set The junior trio tops the ing for the Leopards all aging in double figures High scorer for the Section 8 champions is Simmy Hill a performer who has tallied 455 points to date The other two juniors are Ron Brown at and Norman Vanlier at six feet They have tallied 385 and 308 points Rod Alson a senior and BUI Haggerty 12th grader round out the starting lineup They have scored 226 and 123 points respectively Hank Kuzma who is ing his fourth season as Mid- land coach relies on a senior and sophomore as his first line of reserve strength They are Ted Vaughn a senior and sophomore Raider Regulars Abe Everhart doesn't plan any changes in the lineup which has carried his club this far Stuart Lantz and Bennett Gregory will be in the corners Ray Parson on the post Pat Yates and Jim Rae in the court Ready to come off the bench JUNIOR LEAGUE W L T Pts GF GA 14 17 7 Dunlevy 611 13 23 Roscoe River Hill 3 25 1 6 13 23 6 6 24 4 3 14 3 13 9 Sets Annual Sports Night The Monessen Lodge No 776 will present its annual sports night program oil Tuesday March 17 at the seth Israel Synagogue it was announced today by Daniel Stern president Featuring athletic c o a ches from Monessen High School Frederic Feldman is the the affair will begin at p.m gram chairman Sons of members from nora Charleroi and Monessen will attend as guests Crenshaw Tweardy Gain Team Honors Two Monessen High School basketball players today looked back on their selection to the all tournament team in the Westmoreland County Coaches Association's first post season classic Sol Crenshaw and dy a pair of seniors were named io all tournament squad Saturday night in wrapup of the two day event at Greensburg Salem High Joining the MHS standouts were Joe Ackles of New ingion who won most valuable player honors Paul Murphy of Greensburg and Jim Leonard of Crenshaw Tweardy and MHS Tom is lift accounted for points Saturday when the South de- the East in the con- game The irw scored 38 points among them in Friday's ing round A verdict over West the North the ship in title contest district players in the event were Bud Lemon aud Blick of and West Dale Lang and Dave Landsperger ail members of the South Lemon scored six points while Blick added five and Lang two while was shut out This Week Special 59 Chevrolet 4 Dr P Glide R H 1 Owner low Mileage Solid Gold Gold Inferior MORI For Mori 9th A Donner Monessen MU Ml SEASON RECORDS UNIONTOWN Uniontown 97 Pitts South 34 Washington 46 49 72 73 Ml 62 Uniontown 40 Farrell 71 Youngstown 87 65 38 Sec Uniontown 85 42 61 54 U n ton town B9 49 104 Charleroi 65 California 57 Uniontown 63 Monessen 54 96 Donora 62 62 94 Wt 87 51 84 California 43 Tournament 75 A 45 84 Stowe Twp 52 MIDLAND Exhibition Midland 43 Coraopolis 39 Midland 03 Ell wood City Midland 84 E Liverpool SO O 46 Midland Tournament Midland 65 McKeesport 63 Midland 72 Aliquippa 59 Sec Midland 73 New Brighton 70 Midland Beaver 40 Midland 88 Freedom -13 Midland W Beaver 41 Midland 73 Riverside 41 Midland 64 41 Midland 83 Rochester 48 71 Monaca 38 Midland 80 Ne Brighton Midland GO Heaver 55 Midland 00 Freedom 22 Midland 83 W Beaver W Midland 77 Riverside 49 Midland 59 Hopewell 41 Midland 76 Rochester 38 Midland 74 71 Tournament Midland 42 Midland 51 New Castle 43 are boys like Paul Yezbak Ray Stephens Chuck Miller Jake Barkett Lee Col- lier Gene Huey Chris Class Dave and Harolld Bates The victor tonight earns the right to represent District 7 in the Western al eliminations off with the on with the Botany Cosmos Colors BOTANY TAILORED BY In sunny season a num fee's fhe need for now color Not easy lo find you Especially of and See new Botany 500 Cosmos Colors They're more a subtlety of shading lhan a sharpness of Jone Blues melded wpon Brown blessed with a glini of Olive shadowed wilh the cool shade of the Come in for a Suite 75 Shop Tonite til 9
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