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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - December 7, 1965, Bennington, Vermont Is your North Adams mass discount department store you must say on every Purchase off to Rutland for newest bulldog quintet two yellow buses will be journeying up route 7 this afternoon both headed for the Rutland area and both carrying Bennington basketball teams Hunting for their first victories of the season. Bennington Catholic defending Southern Vermont league and state class l. Champions faces West Rutland at the Golden horde gym at 7 30. The Jav arrangement Standard throughout the league is the same for the cats. In the Only other game involving local teams Burr and Burton travels to Brattleboro for the Mil opener against St. Mike s. The bulldogs face a supposedly inexperienced squad which nevertheless topped talented Arlington last Friday 58-54. The bulldogs should have a considerable height advantage and if they can control the boards should walk off with a win. The saints will Start Ron Lavelle and John Dimick at forwards Chris gouger at Center and Jim Amidon and Willie Gem Barowski at the guard slots. Lavelle hit for 16 against Arlington. Varsity Tapoff at 7 30. At West Rutland the sabers of Frank Bizzarro face a Tough assignment. Seldom impressive in their season opener the chs backcourt will feel the absence of Junior Bill Brooks who is sidelined while recovering from an Elbow dislocation suffered in the Beni football game. The Saber starters will be big Tom Caron at Center Don Chaffin and Bill Deery at forwards and Al Plante and Denny Hart at guards. . Moore will see plenty of action in the Forecourt. The Wes siders coached by Russ Shappy have six seniors returning alone with a Heap of talented juniors. Last year West Rutland went 9-10 in the league. 63&Quot so Reczek will Battle Caron at the Center spot flanked up front by veterans Ray Czachor and Frank Booty. Czachor provides Board strength and Bioty has a great shot. Guards Are Tom Jakubowski a deadly jump shooter and Jim Urbano. Stan Grabowski operates a sixth Man in the horde Backfield. For Barrie Byrness catamounts the latest version of the mounties will be no Pushover. The Beni starters will be Mike Derosia in the Middle Jeff Berg quist and Steve Greenslet up front and Jim heir in the Back court along with either Dick Noble Jim Shoemaker or Larry Guetti. The cats Hope that a fast break and continuous motion offence can make up for their Lack of height. The tallest Catamount is Derosia at 6 1&Quot. The mounties Are no giants either. The Only returning starter from last years 14-6 club is 65�?� Center Frank Buggiani. After that the charges of Jim Browne suffer a Sharp height drop off. The starting forwards Are football quarterback John Champine at 6�?Tand Joe Pawlusiak at 61�?�. Champine hit with consistency from outside and Suslak handles the Ball Well. Ron Roucoulet a left hander holds Down one guard Slot and Tom Champine Johns brother operates from the other. Roucoulet is a Fine shooter and Champine has Speed enough to keep a fast break moving. With the one big Man and a lot of smaller ones Msj has to run. Byrne claims that the cats Are ready. A trip to Rutland will provide the answer for everyone. Bus Forward Mike Bentley by Tom Hughes Manchester a according to Burr and Burton hoop Mentor Cliff Weymouth there is one underlying Mark of almost All the Marble Valley league quintets this season inexperience. The Lack of returning starters plagues Weymouth s latest bulldog team just As much As it troubles other league entries. Quot the Only team which has a lot of material Back is Proctor. Chester has the closest to outstanding returnee in Cook but apart from him they re just As Green As everyone else Quot the Veteran bulldog coach explained. Bus opens its Mil season against St. Mike s at Brattleboro tonight and Weymouth feels the bulldogs Are coming along Well though Many question Marks and rough spots remain. The big Hope for a winning season and even a tournament berth rests heavily on the performance of senior Frank Darwin. A 6 2�?� Transfer from new York City who lives at Ormsby Hill Darwin has All the equipment to be a first class performer of Al league Caliper. He has smooth and Quick moves All around the Low Post area can hit with considerable accuracy on a variety of Bank shots and rebounds Well. However despite his potential Darwin has a number of problems. With Little organized basketball experience he has the beginner s tendency to make Small but crucial mistakes which the Journeyman High school Navy assistant named to rebuild Pitt football pc Jones will play another year for cos Boston up a guard . Jones of the Boston celtics will delay his pro basketball retirement and College coaching career one year. Jones the san Francisco College graduate who eased himself into Bob Cousy s sneakers when the master backcourt an retired in 1963, had been due to retire at the end of this season and begin coaching at bran Deis University in nearby Waltham next Winter. Rickey still unconscious Columbia to. Up a Branch Rickey the 83-year-old a grand old Man of baseball Quot remained in a coma today in Boone county Hospital. J Quot he is in the same condition he a been in for the past three a weeks Quot a Hospital spokesman said. Quot he is no worse nor better but he is holding his University president or. Abram Sachar monday disclosed the one year delay and said Quot we Are delighted to agree to if . Feels he can still perform for the celtics we would not want to stand in his Way nor would we want to deprive the basketball Public of such an outstanding interim coach Hubie Leblanc will fill in next year athletic director Irv Olin said. Jones will sign new contracts with the celtics for next year and with Brandeis for 1967-68 next week Sachar said. Quot i certainly did t want to go Back on my word to Brandeis Quot Jones said. Quot but this is great now. I can still coach and still play one More Jones enjoying the Best of his eight years in the National basketball association has Quarter backed the celtics since Cousy left to become the basketball coach at Boston College. He had led the team in assists each season and averaged about eight Points a game. Pittsburgh up a Dave Hart came off Quot Cloud nine Quot today and began taking the first Uncertain Steps he Hopes will rebuild the football fortunes at the University of Pittsburgh. Hart 38, defensive Backfield coach at Navy for the past two years was named head Man at Pitt monday to succeed John Michelosen who was fired nov. 24 after la seasons in the Job. Quot i feel elated. In Mon Cloud nine Quot Hart told up by Telephone from his Home in Annapolis my. Quot i am delighted with the Opportunity to work for such a Fine institution which represents the highest level of education and Hart a native of nearby Connellsville pa., will receive a Oliree year contract. Terms have yet to be worked out. Deer total estimates top 1964 Montpelier up a the Vermont fish and game department said monday at least 15,885 Legal Deer were killed in the state during the Hunting season that ended nov. 28. Officials said a Complete count will not be available until the Start of the new year when All counties have made final reports. A total of 14,337 Deer were killed during the corresponding period a year ago. Windsor county with an even 3,000 Deer killed leads the state. Rutland county has the second highest kill 2,302, and Orange county is third with 2,213. Harts appointment was announced monday by Pitt athletic director Frank Carver. He said Hart was accepted unanimously by the University a athletic committee. He called Hart Quot the Best Man for the position at this Carver acknowledged that Bud Wilkinson former head coach at the University of Oklahoma had been the no. I Choice to replace Michelosen but was not interested. Hart who has been a coach for 15 years including a highly successful tenure in the rugged Pennsylvania interscholastic athletic association will come to Pittsburgh thursday to take Over his duties. His task is formidable. Michelosen had a record of 56-59-7. His 1963 team was 9-1 and third in the up National rankings. The panthers dropped to 3-5-2 in 1964 and 3-7 this year when they surrendered 311 Points the most Ever Given up by a Pitt squad. They lost by scores of 63-48 to West Virginia 51-13 to Syracuse 69-13 to notre Dame and 28-0 to Southern California. Lyn Bourne player would never commit. He fouls too much gets caught on three second violations and is frequently Way out of position on rebounds. But once Darwin fits into Tho bus style of play and can operate easily within the bulldog patterns his free Lancing ability should prove extremely valuable to keep a tight defense on its toes. On the Bench As Reserve Pivot in an is Sophomore Bill Fritts a 6 4&Quot footballer. With experience he should come along to help. The starting forwards Are Veteran Mike Bentley 6 i Quot and a Junior and Lyn Bourne a 5 11&Quot Junior. Bentley is a Fine shooter who can hit from the base line As Well As the key and Bourne is a Hustler who can also hit. His major problem is also inexperience. The backcourt men Are seniors de Smith and Tim Bryant. Smith played a lot last year but Bryant has had Little varsity work. Smith is a capable shooter and both guards have Speed. Behind them Are senior John Wright 5 7&Quot, and Junior Jim Fleming 5 9�?�. Weymouth lists Ball handling and rebounding As the Early sea son woes at bus but he feels the realities of league play should wipe these out. If not then the bulldogs could fall too deeply into the Mil cellar to get out. As Weymouth sees it Quot the team whose kids come up with that steady performance night after night will take this bus schedule dec. 7�?St. Mike so a 10�?wallingford�?a 14�?fair Haven a 17�?woodstock�?a 20�?orlean Christmas journey a a 21�?sacred heart of Newport a Jan. 4�?bristol�?a 7�?poultney�?a 11�?ludlow�?h 14�?proctor�?a 18�?chester�?h 21�?wallingford�?h 25�?St. Mike a 28�?woodstock�?h feb. In fair Haven a 4�?poultney�?h 8�?arlington�?h Llu proctors a 15�?ludlow�?a 18�?chester�?a Bowling results sports briefs Vul Friendship league High single a. Doxsee�?219 l. Bentley�?213 d. Davis�?212 High triple d. Dufresne�?579 l. Bentley�?553 r. Kinney�?538 standings w l Globe Union 35 17 f blast 30v2 211/2 Beech St. Firehouse 30 22 Whitman a 28 24 Monument roof 16i/2 35i/2 super duper 16 36 Southern Vermont High single d. Bentley�?219 j. Pokines�?212 j. Marsha�?209 High triple d. Bentley�?568 d. Burke�?563 j. Pokines�?561 Unitas recuperating Cedis tackle by bears clean praises sub j by Milton Richman j up sports writer i new York up a Johnny Linita has a reputation for being one of the most unselfish Guys in sports. I j it is a reputation that is a Schly deserved. I far and away the finest quarterback in All football today the unassuming 32-year-old super Star of the Baltimore Colts has a habit of always doing something for someone else. That Quality showed up quite clearly again monday when he immediately took two of his opponents off the Hook for an injury that has ended the season for him and could put his professional football future in jeopardy. Obviously still in pain Unitas answered the Telephone alongside his bed at Union memorial Hospital in Baltimore and spoke freely about what happened to him on sunday even though he still was being Given sedatives for surgery on his right knee. Quot As far As i know it was not deliberate Quot said Unitas of the two Man tackle which Tore the medial ligament in his knee and Laid him Low. Quot id have to look at the pictures to be sure Quot he went on Quot but i think they tackled me one thing is sure they tackled Unitas hard. Preparing to throw a Long pass to Baltimore and John Mackey during the second period in a game with the Chicago bears Unitas had just released the Ball when 265-Pound Earl Leggett hit him High and 250-Pound Stan Jones caught him Low at the same instant. Out of action a Baltimore Colts Brilliant quarterback Johnny Unitas is i recuperating at Union memorial Hospital in Baltimore after an operation on to a ligament torn in a game against the Chicago bears sunday. Unitas will definitely be sidelined for the rest of the regular nil season. Up since Unitas checks in at Only 190 pounds the result was predictable enough. The next Stop for the Brilliant Baltimore quarterback was the Hospital where surgery was ordered and done. Quot they took the cartilage out and sewed the ligament up Quot Unitas explained. Quot the knee is pretty sore and i still have some pain. They put a cast on and i think ill get out of bed today. But ill have to walk on crutches or. Edward Mcdonnell the Colts team physician said there was a Quot far removed Chance Quot Unitas could play in the nil title game on Jan. 2 if the Colts who now Lead the Western division by a half game manage to get in it. Unitas does no to hold out too much Hope though. Quot right now i m not counting on it Quot he said. Quot from what in be been led to understand it la probably be six weeks before in Mable to do any that would Rule out any Chance of Unitas playing at All on Jan. 2. Next sunday the Colts have a Date with the Green Bay packers in Baltimore and its a big one. Should the Colts win Clinch the league championship. But if the packers win move into first place. Garry Cuozzo Unitas 24-year-old understudy will be calling the signals next sunday just As he did after Unitas was injured last sunday. Cuozzo is a Fine Young quarterback but he a no Unitas and he a the first to admit it. Still the Man for whom hell be filling in has a world of Faith in him. Quot Garry is a Fine boy and he will do a Good Job Quot said Unitas. Quot no one can do it All by himself though Quot he added. Quot hell have to have standings w l Gladstone s 36 16 Pownal Valley 31v2 2ov2 the villager 30 22 Pownal vols. 28 24 Dodge fibres 28 24 Bellemare a 26 26 Tri Mont Texaco 18 34 Pauline a garage 10i/2 41v2 Monument league standings w l Crosier 38 14 Greene s big cats 36 16 qty. National 331 it i8i/2 Farrell s dist. 32 20 a a Root Beer 26v2 251/z moors 25 27 Andy Sbarber shop Hogan s Chevy 231/2 28vfe 231/2 281/2 Eagle Square dunhams 20 32 20 32 Green arrows 17 35 Benn tile 17 35 Namath 4-f Beaver Falls a. Up a Joe Namath Rookie quarterback of the new York jets has been classified 4-f by local draft Board no. 24 because of knee injury received during his College football Days. Undergoes surgery Minneapolis up a halfback Tommy Mason of the Minnesota Vikings injured last sunday in a National football league game with the Green Bay packers and out for the rest of the season will be operated upon this week to remove torn cartilage from his right knee. Dolphin draftees Beloit was. Up a flanker Larry Guzik who caught 60 passes for 805 Yards this season at Beloit College and Bob Stark who played with Beloit at Northern Illinois have a been signed As free agents by the Miami dolphins of the american football league. Pep sugar Ray exhibition Boston up a Don t talk to former world featherweight Champ Willie Pep about the decline of boxing. On a Quick Stopover Here monday Pep said Quot boxing has been revived in new York and a lot of other places since they stopped televising Pep who fight sugar Ray Robinson in a four round exhibition monday night at Boston Garden. The two seemingly ageless fighters recently retired from Active ring Competition. Pep formerly of Middletown conn., began fighting professionally in 1940 after winning the Connecticut Amateur Bantam and flyweight titles. Robinson began the same year after capturing the Golden gloves featherweight and new York lightweight crowns. A King with a flame less electric Range a Sei the new models Stop in today Central Vermont Public service corp. A word of advice a Burr and Burton basketball coach Cliff Weymouth a Veteran of eight years at the Manchester school offers a few tips to backcourt starter Tim Bryant. A 5�?Tio�?� senior Bryant lacks experience As do Many of the bulldog hoop sters but has Speed and handles the Ball Well. Hughes a cafe Francis takes reins in rangers9 staff shakeup new York up a Emile the cat Francis took on a double Burden and the headaches that go with it today when he assumed the Post of coach of the new York rangers in addition to his duties As general manager. Francis a former goaltender in the National hockey league replaced his close Friend red Sullivan monday in an Effort to shake up the fifth place rangers before they fell hopelessly out of Stanley cup Contention. Quot it was the toughest decision i Ever had to make Quot the 39-year-old Francis said. Quot there a no harder worker than red. No better buy. Quot we re making the change with the Hope that we can get the club moving along toward making the Stanley cup play offs. We be hit a bad Streak recently but feel the club can snap out of Francis said he was planning no major shakeup although the rangers have gone wingless in their last seven games. Quot we be Given a Little thought to certain changes but i want to give such thoughts More consideration first Quot Francis said. Quot we usually get off to a fast Start in most of our games and then stumble. That seems to be our biggest problem and i Hope to find the reason for Sullivan who coached the rangers just Short of three years will remain with the n in York organization As coordinator of player personnel and scouting. He admitted he was shocked at the sudden decision to make a change. Giant size Coldwater All shoulder Lamb chops walkers 00� Market dunhams dryer special 2-Cycle dryer 3 heat selections Equa flow tempered heat drying e safety shutoff door e top mounted lint screen Ria Whirlpool applicant product of Whirlpool Opont Xiv Barrio Harbor. 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