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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - April 22, 1966, Bennington, Vermont 8-Bennington manner Friday april 22, 1966 Boston in Rood shape for fourth playoff game los Angeles up a the los Angeles lakers had their work if out for them tonight in the National basketball association s fourth game of the Best of seven championship series against the Boston celtics. Trailing 2-1 the lakers must win and even the series at two wins apiece or face the dismal Prospect of returning to Boston with a 3-1 underdog role for the fifth contest sunday. Unfortunately for los Angeles Boston s bearded wonder and coach elect Bill Bussell Felt Fine and when last seen at thursday s Light workout he was hustling like a Rookie. Russell s play in the third game wednesday night sparked the celtics to a 120-106 Triumph and a 2-1 Lead Over the lakers. His tenacious Board control and defense brought no end of harassment for the lakers whose shooting fell below average and play became ragged and off balance. Celtic coach red Auerbach excused the Jones boys Sam and kc., from thursday s Light Drill. Both were ailing from my Manchester Little ii Aljue i ii trouble Manchester a according to Joseph Markey Secretary of the Little league team Here there is an urgent need for volunteers to act As coaches and officials if the Little league program is to get underway this year. Markey said today that a meeting of Little league members and officers from last year wednesday night was so poorly attended Liat there were insufficient persons even to hold an election. All officer and manager positions Are open Markey said and the Only complement of volunteers anywhere near Complete is the umpiring staff. But even Here the ranks Are just barely enough to keep this phase of the league operation going the league Secretary indicated. Markey said there will be a meeting of a league officers and prospective volunteers at the Harned Fowler Post 6471, vow on it. 11-30 monday night at 7 30. Markey added that if sufficient volunteers Are not present at this meeting Little l eague activity this year latin doubt. Nor leg kinks but were expected to be ready tonight. Los Angeles has dropped two games in a Row and coach Fred Schaus was still manipulating his lineup looking for that elusive magic combination that would spell Victory. He leaned toward starting with his Shorter men. That would mean putting Jerry West at Forward and Jimmy King and Gall Goodrich at guards. Quot if i Start them i m going to have to substitute earlier and leave the subs in longer Quot Schaus said. Quot that Way they won t get so tired. Quot with All of them having to go so hard on the boards they tend to Wear regarding his other superstar Elgin Baylor the Laker coach said Quot you know he s not 22 anymore he s 31 and when he grabbed off la rebounds in the first half of took some of the zip out of although Leroy Ellis May see some action he s still having trouble with a knee injury he sustained in the St. Louis series playoff. He re injured it wednesday night. A full House of 15,000 plus fans was expected to overflow the sports Arena. In addition the game will be shown on closed circuit television at three local Heaters. Bulldogs unleash against Brandon Manchester a Burr and Burton meets Brandon today in the bulldogs second game of the season. The bulldogs will be out for their first win. In a no league game last week the team played Otter Valley and came out on the Short end of a 9-4 score. Baseball champs of the Marble Valley league in 1965, the balanced bus finished the season with a 10-3 record and lost to Waterbury in class i playoffs. Coach Carl Rice picked Proctor As the toughest obstacle to another league championship. Last year s team is intact almost to a Man. Bitty Bowen second baseman and 400 plus hitter is the teams most serious loss. Returning player Mike Wilbum is still recovering from a football injury received last fall. He practice with the team for the first time yesterday and coach Rice said he Hopes to have Wilbum in the lineup soon. Transfer student John Paskle Wicz from Acton mass., will Start today s game As Catcher. Sophomore Jim Pecor will be on the Mound backed up by two juniors a Aaron Hill and Mike Bentley Bently will Start the game in right Field. Two of last years big hitters hold Down the Corners of the bulldog infield. De Smith will play first and team Captain Johnny Wright starts at third. Both Are seniors. The other veterans in the Burr and Burton lineup Are Dennis Edson left Field Brad Taft Center and Philly Fundy shortstop. I v i plays first league game today the University of Vermont baseball team makes its 1966 Yankee conference debut today and saturday at Amherst mass. Against the University of Massachusetts. The games already shape up As crucial Battles. Mass jumped into the Driver s seat of the conference race on wednesday by walloping defending Champion Connecticut 7-2, and could enter the first game Riding an 11-game winning Streak. Earl Lorden s Rodmen swept through six practice games Dur ague Little be meeting postponed the Little league organization meeting scheduled for april 24 has been postponed until May i league president Bill Hassenpflug announced today. The rescheduled meeting will be held at 7 00p.m. Inthe knights of Columbus rooms on main St. Hassenpflug ask that both parents of toys signed up for Little league attend the meet. Lug officers will be elected and . A a the role of the Parent in Little league will be discussed. paint time outside amp inside White paint 1.29 wallpaper. 78 colors to pick from Stock Greenberg with the exception of Transfer Paskiewicz the Only bulldog starter who did not Start in last Spring s games is second baseman Ronny Lamontagne. Utility infielder Jim Henry and outfielder Jim Flemming May also move into the lineup later in the game. Coach Rice gave the following batting order for today a game 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Wright Smith Paskiewicz Edson Lamontagne Bentley Zandy Taft Pecor 3b la c of 2b of is of p Long Spring vacation outscoring the opposition 72-27, and compiling a team batting average of .404. The Rodmen have opened the regular season with four straight wins and had a thursday Date at holy Cross. Lorden has nine Letterman on hand plus a slugging third baseman in Sophomore Hagan Andersen. Vermont coach Ralph Lapointe expects to go with Junior right handers John Mccord and Len Sheflott. Mccord blanked Norwich 2-0, on monday on a one hitter As the catamounts started their regular season. Mccord did t allow a hit until the sixth inning retiring the first 15 batters he faced. He will get the nod Friday with Sheflott due to Start in saturday s game. Lapointe plans to changes in his lineup. This Means Sophs John Packard and Bruce Lombard will Start at first and second respectively with capt. Bobby Cronin and Junior Bill Leete at Short and third. The Outfield will find Sophs Brad Stevens and Don Fitts in right and left and senior Dave Wayne in Center. Junior Rick Aldrich will be snug Lead slips away Beni stops inning Adams rally to win 10-9 a a Rookie a Jerry Jepson nicknamed a a Rookie last year when he pitched behind Bennington High a a veterans Dave Ordway starts on the Mound today at 2 30 . When Beni faces Rutland. The game will be played at Welling Field in North Bennington. Jepson threw a 16-strikeout win in his first Start this season. Has schedule april 22 a at Brandon 26 a Woodstock 28�?at Arlington 29�?at Wallingford May 5 a Bristol at w. Rutland 6�?West Rutland Ion at fair Haven 13�?at Poultney 17�?proctor 19�?at Chester 20�?black River at Ludlow 24�?chester federa tums to discuss olympics Rome up a International sports federation Bosses scheduled a Quot Bright and Breezy Quot meeting today to line up proposals and demands which they will present to the executive Board of the International olympic committee at its 64th session Here. The federations who claim Quot there would t be an olympics without us Quot want greater Independence and a greater say in the running of the big show. They also want a bigger share of television receipts from the games. Meanwhile the executive Board under president Avery Brundage scheduled its first formal session during which a Tough Agenda of some 50 items will be discussed preparatory to the full session starting april 25. The major item is selection of the Sites for the summer and Winter olympics of 1972. The Board also had before it Mexico City s report on preparations for the 1968 games and a briefcase full of clippings from newspapers attacking the site because of the Altitude problems As Well As official reports from countries which sent research teams to Mexico City. By John Sullivan holy Cliffhanger the final inning of the Bennington High Adams baseball game yesterday was a bit More harrowing than any Bat Manla the players and spectators might have seen on television later in the evening. Beni won 10-9. But Adams scored six runs in a seventh inning fling and it took a double play to finally Cut out the rally. Quot that a what happens Quot Catamount coach Don Ziter said Quot when you try to get a lot of Guys into the game. Adams is Beni riot lamp play Here today Bennington High takes on the powerful Rutland raiders 2 30 this afternoon at Welling Field in North Bennington. Jerry Jepson who had 16 strikeouts in the season opener is a sure starter in this crucial Western Vermont league game. Rutland comes to Bennington with the momentum of a 17-2 win Over West Rutland last week. The raiders Are paced by Catcher Butch Morgan and left fielder Mike Murphy. Both hit better than .300 last year. Pitcher de Robinson on the wild Side Early in the season is the probable raiders starter. Catcher Russ Christie first baseman Dave Palmer and Cen Ter fielder Jim Keir Lead Beni a a attack at the plate. Keir returns to his regular Center Field position after a workout on the Mound in yesterday s close win Over Adams. Not in the Western Vermont league and Ziter said earlier apiece. Jim Keir and Dave Palmer had one each. In the week that he wanted to use Beni a r h the encounter to give his sub Croff 3b 4 i 2 statutes some experience. Keir pc 3 i i Beni s top notch Cente fielder Hollister 2b i i 0 Jim Keir started As Pitcher and Krug 2b 2 0 0 threw six innings before a couple Palmer la 3 2 i of hits an error and a walk Brownell of 4 3 2 brought departing Adams fans Shoemaker is 3 i 2 Back to their seats. Christie c 4 0 2 Ziter put in regular Pitcher Mears of 2 0 0 Jerry Jepson when three outs bump of i 0 0 were still needed to tie up the Church 3b 2 0 0 win. Adams third baseman pop Jepson of p i 0 0 Ped up to Short and that left the cats in Only a slightly better totals 30 to to position. Adams a r h the tying run was on third and Delmolina of 3 2 2 the winning on second. Quimette of 3 i 0 but the affair ended when the Wiley p 4 3 2 anticipated squeeze play Back Lamb is 4 0 i fired. Adams second baseman drone 3b 3 i 0 popped the bunt up and Catcher Golec c 2 0 0 Russ Christie caught it behind Kalisz c 0 0 0 the plate. A throw to third where Marone la i 0 0 the runner was trying hopelessly Pratt p i 0 i to return and the game was Over. Carlin 2b i 0 0 hits were divided evenly among Germanski 2b 3 2 2 Beni players. Greg Croff Bill Bushaw of 0 0 0 Brownell Jim Shoemaker and Smachetti of 3 i 0 Russ Christie had two singles totals 28 9 9 sabers go against mount St. Joseph botox in Light practice before weekend games coach Frank Bizzarro s sabers go after their second Western Vermont league Victory this afternoon when they travel to mount St. Joseph Academy. Catholic High is Likely to put on the same kind of bunt and scramble exhibition that earned them a 4-1 win Over Otter Valley last Friday. The mounties have yet to Sho any offensive Power this year. The team was stopped in the opener with Bennington High falling to score and Only getting two hits. Mounty coach Sam Ralz Lere has reportedly juggled his starting lineup to try bettering the hitting game. Left hander George heir who works with a screwball is the probable Msj starting Pitcher. Mount St. Joseph s biggest defensive problem centers around the infield a of Only because that is where Bennington Catholic usually hits the Ball. In the game against Beni Msj infielders committed three errors. Ball handling of this sort May have disastrous consequences in today s game with the Bunting sabers. Boston up a the Boston red sox returned to Fenway Park today to get in a Little practice before their weekend series with the High flying Cleveland indians. Most of the sox players took full advantage of thursdays open Date and stayed away from Fenway. A few of the players brushed up on their Golf games. But it was Back to brushing up on their baseball today and not a moment too soon. For the sox will need to be at Peak form for the Cleveland indians who come to town in first place with a 6-0 record. The indians will be sharpening up for saturdays afternoon game and sundays twin Bill by taking on their class a Eastern league farm hands in Pawtucket r.i., tonight. While thursday May have been a Day off from physical activity there was no shortage of new ideas coming out of Fenway Park. Trainer buddy Leroux says he May have found a Way to beat the Chilly weather that cools off Boston pitchers every Spring. Leroux tried his idea out wednesday on Jerry Stephenson when he took the Young Pitcher to the warm Boston dressing room Between innings. Quot this Way a Pitcher can remain warm and not lose whatever perspiration he Breaks while working. I tried it with Stevie and he liked the idea a Leroux said. Quot i gave him sugar and a Little hot Tea and this served As a and manager Billy Herman revealed that he plans to get highly touted Rookie third baseman Joe Foy into the starting lineup soon. Foy came to Spring training with the Job All but locked up but another Rookie George Scott took it away with some impressive Grapefruit league play. Scott has since been shifted to first and Herman says he is go ing to get Foy into the lineup Quot pretty a i guess you could say in a a Little discouraged a Foy said thursday. Quot this has never happened to be before. Once i started the year bad and sat out for awhile but so far i Haven to had much of a Bennington Little league organizes Herman says Chance soon. Hell get that aet ii 7/o just likes to run enters College track meet Lynchburg a. Up a Nineteen year old Katherine Virginia Switzer May not win saturdays mostly male track meet at Lynchburg College but at least one male runner said he d just As soon follow her to the finish. The 37-25-37 Beauty contestant from Vienna va., Quot just likes to run a said track coach Aubrey Moon. He added that he let Kathy enter because of a personnel shortage on the team. Take saturday for example. Moon said Kathy had been told she could not enter the track meet because the Quot miss Lynchburg contest saturday night in which she is a contestant required an after noon interview with the judges. The coach said she finally got the permission of contest officials however Speed publicly accorded the Speed Beauty has attracted National Vermont travels to new Hampshire on tuesday and returns Home against Middlebury on thursday. Fraternal pirates have maternal grip on first by Joe Gergen up sports writer hallelujah the Pittsburgh pirates have seen the Light haunted by their horrendous Start last season the worst in the major leagues the bucs held a Quot revival meeting during the Winter to set things right for 1966. The pirates got the message All right and now the team is preaching fire and Brimstone to the rest of the National league. Pittsburgh won its sixth consecutive game and eighth of nine Overall thursday night a 2-1 Victory Over the Cincinnati reds. Last at this time in 1965, the bucs Are now first. The pirates lost 24 of their first 33 games last season and Only a phenomenal comeback 81-48 boosted Pittsburgh into third place in the final standings. In an Effort to rekindle that late season spirit the bucs held an unprecedented two Day meeting at a Pittsburgh hotel last december. Quot that meeting kept the boys in the right mental spirit and made them aware of keeping fit a said the modern Day Elmer Gantry manager Harry w Alker. Quot they All knew they had a Job to do. I think the Success of our Spring training season was based on that fraternal spirit that was Kent what a More pirates have their remarkable out Benefit of a brother the accomplished getaway with Quot hot hitter. Bennington automated . Bigger buying Power super duper Market depot Street Bennington it. Only one Bucu Catcher Jim Pagliaroni who has been sidelined All week with a torn muscle is ranked among the top to batters in the league. Rather hey have done it with smart Alert play and timely hitting by a celebrated players a such As Jesse Gonder Matty Alou and Gene Alley. Gonder playing in place of Pagliaroni hit a Solo Homer in the third and Alou tripled and scored on Alley s squeeze bunt in the sixth to give Pittsburgh its winning margin. Elsewhere in the senior circuit Tho streaking san Francisco giants continued to dog Pittsburgh a heels with a 5-2 Triumph Over Chicago St. Louis upended the new York mets 5-4 and the Atlanta braves swept their three game series with Philadelphia with a 5-4 Triumph. Los Angeles and Houston were not scheduled. Attention and will be covered by National news services radio and television. Coach Moon said the boys on his track team done to mind Kathy or another girl Marty Newell 18, a freshman coed and a Surprise entry in thursdays track meet. Quot they re just Happy to have someone participate a he said. Opponents in thursdays meet Frederick College of Portsmouth va., called the girls Quot unfair and distracting Kathy a Sophomore is also sports editor of the school paper wants to enter a career in journalism and is afraid of anything Quot becoming of All her interests her Only Quot steady she has is her love of sports All kinds. Kansas relays weather Fine Lawrence Kan. Up a Blue skies Light winds and moderate temperatures today set the stage for an assault on the track and Field records of the 41st annual Kansas relays. The classic opened thursday with olympian Jim Ryun 18-year-old american mile record Holder running a 3 59 Anchor leg in the freshman distance Medley relay. His performance pulled the Kansas team to Victory and a record of 9 50.4, improving by 0.9 the old Mark also set by Kansas. Opening events thursday were mostly in the freshman Junior College division. The Only main event the 10,000-meter run went to Pat Mahon of Oklahoma Baptist the National association of intercollegiate athletics Nai across country Champion. His time was 30 19.3. Defending Champion Lee Courkamp of Denver finished sixth. Don Lakin of fort Hays Kan state was runner up. A Tennessee school teacher 34-year-old Phil Mulkey of Memphis seeks his eighth decathlon title Here. Mulkey first won the Kansas decathlon in 1956 and followed with five consecutive victories from 1958 through 1962 before winning again 1st year. Preliminaries were scheduled today in most relays individual track and Field events to fill saturdays program of championship Competition. Now that its teams have found a place to play the Bennington Little league association is beginning to organize players for the 1966 season. Player registration is scheduled for april 25, 26 and 27, 7 30 ., at the Myca in Bennington. League president Bill Hassenpflug said it is important that All prospective Little leagues a including those who have played before a show up to Register. Any boy Between the age of 8-12 inclusive who lives within the area South of the roaring Branch River is eligible to compete this year. All players must be accompanied by a Parent and those coming out for the first time must Orang a copy of their birth certificate. Hassenpflug said games will be played on a Field along Beech St. Extension. The land four to five acres was donated for league use by the William h. Morris construction co. Quot we still have quite a bit of work to do on the Field Quot Hassenpflug said. Quot it will require the help of everybody who can spare the the organization meeting earlier announced for april 24 has Little league tryouts set no Shaft Arlington Little league registration and tryouts will be held 2 00 . Saturday at the North Bennington Little league Field. All boys who will be nine years old by aug. I and have not reached their thirteenth birthday will be eligible. Each boy should be accompanied by a Parent. Been postponed until May i. It will be held at 7 . In the knights of Columbus rooms on main St. Both parents of each player Are asked to attend. Special Sanders fan at open Dallas up a Doug Sanders had a special fan in his gallery today when he went out to protect a two stroke Lead in the second round of the $85,000 greater Dallas open Golf tournament. Sanders placed a phone Call to his eight year old son Brad Douglas in Jacksonville fla., thursday immediately after he had stated himself to a two stroke Lead with a four under Par 33-34�?67 Over the 6,923-Yard Oak Califf country club course. Quot he s flying out to join me for the weekend Quot said the 32-year-old Sanders who is bidding for his fourth tour title of the year and a $15,000 addition to his no. I bankroll among the touring pros. Sanders was two strokes out in front of Miller Barber Ken still and Bob Goalby who had 69s and were among the 13 players who broke Par on opening Day. Another 13 equalled it. Sanders wedged to within a foot and a half of the cup for a Birdie on the fifth Hole curled in a Quot creeping Crawler Quot of 30 feet for another on the ninth Green dropped an 18-footer for a third on the 15th and chipped to within two inches of the pin for the fourth on the final Green. Gay Brewer jr., the Man who is rated alongside Sanders As the hottest pro on the tour scrambled to a 36-35�?71 along with a dozen others. Ass colors sizes s m l remember Yod get double triple a a so Blue Stamps every wednesday at grand Union Empire no minimum Purchase necessary

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