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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - February 7, 1966, Bennington, Vermont 8-Bennington Banner monday february 1966 celts Widen Marvin Over 76ers to two sol standings w l pct. 15 i .937 14 3 .823 la 5 .687 la 5 .687 9 7 .562 8 8 .500 8 9 .470 5 12 .294 5 12 .294 3 13 .187 i 14 .067 Benn. Cath. Rutland Windsor Msj Bellows Falls Springfield w. Rutland Brattleboro Hartford Bennington Otter Valley results chs 63, Brattleboro 30 Beni 58, Hartford 56 Windsor 43, Rutland 41 Msj 62, Springfield 58 West Rutland 84, of 70 saturday Msj 86, Brattleboro 63 Mil standings it. Snow Junior ski team takes third straight race w l pct. Proctor la i .916 Chester to 2 .833 Woodstock 8 4 .666 Poultney 7 6 .548 Wallingford 6 7 .461 bus 6 7 .461 Ludlow 4 8 .333 St Michael a 3 9 .333 fair Haven i la .083 results bus 68, Poultney 63 Wallingford 58, St. Mikes 49 Proctor 56, Ludlow 45 Woodstock 53, fair Haven 49 Molly Stark Arlington 7 2 .777 Nuhs 6 2 .750 Wilmington 4 3 .572 lag 3 5 .375 Austine 3 6 .336 Whitingham i 7 .125 Boston up a Boston celtics today held a solid two game Lead in National basketball association s Eastern division thanks to a 100-99 Victory Over Philadelphia 76ers. The celtics lengthened their Lead by half a game saturday night As John Havlicek pumped in winning Basket at Boston Garden and then iced Victory by stealing a Lucious Jackson pass with 12 seconds left. The celtics had entered contest with All-2 game Edge Over 76ers. Philadelphia a loss together with Cincinnati a win Over san Francisco moved to. Los into second with 76ers one half game behind in third. Nursing bruises but sporting a boosted ego celts play san Francisco warriors tonight at Philadelphia. Sundays Topsy Turvey win before 12,000 and a National television audience was enlivened by two fights in first half which were costly to celtics. Woody Sauldsberry was ejected for fighting with Philadelphia a Dave Gambee and mild Tom Sanders picked up a crucial third personal foul in first period for fisticuffs with same Dave Gambee. Overall game was evenly matched with clubs playing to a 49-49 halftime and Lead see sawed Back and Forth after intermission. The celtics led 98-97 with two minutes left but Jackson Sank two free throws to put Philadelphia out front 99-98. Havivi Cekus patented jump shot and pass stealing clinched game. The Battle of giants continued As Bill Russell playing a disciplined game held Phila Delphi a a Wilt Chamberlain to Only three baskets in first half and two in third Quarter. Russell scored 13 himself. Havlicek and Larry Siegfried shared Boston scoring honors with 23. Nua standings Eastern division Boston Cincinnati Philadelphia new York w. L. 37 18 35 20 34 20 19 34 pct. .673 .636 .630 .358 Western division w. L. Pct. Los Angeles 33 26 .559 Baltimore 27 32 .458 san Francisco 26 31 .456 St. Louis 25 33 .431 Detroit 17 39 .304 sundays results Boston too Philadelphia 99 St. Louts 109 los Angeles 105 Cincinnati 117 san Francisco 116 Only games scheduled Stratton a though three racers from Host Stratton Junior ski team finished in top five it. Snow emerged team Champion for third time Here saturday in third round of Southern Vermont Junior Council races. Rick Kahl of it. Snow took first place in race for third straight week with a time of 57.13. Christie Zoesch of Stratton was second at 58.44 and Greg Forscher of Host team was third with 59.46. Jed Donavan of Bromley copped fourth place in a time of 59.52 and Stratton s Curt Middleton finished fifth at 59.76. In team standings it. Snow led with 437.65, followed by Stratton Brattleboro Outing club and Bromley. Prospects team results were incomplete. Chris Turber led Prospect skiers with a time of 63.18, followed by Cousin Robbie at 67.58. The White Sisters sue and Sally led Boc finishers. Next week s race will be held at Bromley. A slalom racer a Scott Johnson of Host Stratton Junior ski team navigates slalom course in third round of Svic action held saturday. Hughes results Arlington 65, lag 50 Nuhs 43, Whitingham 31 Wilmington 49, Austyne 36 a Liin it rho ii county sanders9 charge Wains desert win through Gates a Curt Middleton of Stratton Junior ski team races through last Gate in slalom course at Stratton in saturdays Svic races. Middleton placed fifth in race but it. Snow took team honors. A soldiers in Viet want mail a says i Nitas alter army tour Moosic Valley 9 i .900 ufos 7 3 .700 til water 6 3 .667 Schuylerville 5 4 .555 Greenwich 4 6 .400 Salem 3 6 .333 Tamarac 3 7 .300 Cambridge i 9 too i suits ufos 59, Moosic Valley 58, out Greenwich 83, Salem 57 Stillwater 65, Cambridge 50 Schuylerville 71, Tamarac 5t> Palm Springs Calif. Up a a new Quot Doug Sanders posed a serious threat to touring Golf pros today and there Wasny to a soul happier about change than Doug himself. Sanders nearing 33 and apparently rid of his former playful ways gave pros something to think about sunday As he charged from far Back in pack to for first place in $100,000 Bob Hope desert classic Ami then beat a big Man Quot of tour a Arnold Palmer a in a sudden death playoff. Quot fifteen thousand dollars is Basilio to appear at Golden doves Burlington a plans have been completed for former welterweight and middleweight Champion Carmen Basilio to appear at 1966 Vermont northeastern new York and Quebec Golden gloves on saturday february twelve at Burlington auditorium. Basurto will preside Over fighters banquet on saturday afternoon at veterans club. Thirty fighters will be in Competition in fifteen bout finale to regional Golden gloves. Basurto won world welterweight in 1955. He held title until 1957 when he moved into middleweight division defeating sugar Ray Robinson for Crown. Basilio retired from ring in 1961 after two unsuccessful attempts to wrest Middle weight Crown from Gene Fullmer. On Friday night Burlington downtown athletic club in cooperation with veterans club of Queen City will Honor Basilio. A free Buffet will be offered to general Public. The Burlington downtown athletic club will award an honorary membership to their organization to retired Champion. Everyone is invited to Friday program at Burlington veterans club which will commence at 6 15 . On saturday Basilio will attend fighters banquet at 4 30 prior to fifteen bout championship card for 1966 regional Golden gloves. Basilio will also participate in final program on saturday night at Burlington auditorium. An awful lot of Money a said Sanders As he pocketed top prize in five Day 90-Hole Marathon Quot and i m sure it la buy enough Gas to take me to Phoenix is next Stop on pea Winter tour and Sanders and Palmer Are two of pros who will be knocking Heads once again in desert tourney later in week. The Victory in Hope tourney was Sanders first of year and it gave Winner of More than $72,000 last year a 1966 bankroll of $19,850 in four starts. Sanders opened with a two under Par 70, and then followed with rounds of 72, 68 and 73 before blistering Indian Wells country club course sunday with a sparkling six under 66 which included four birdies and a Par on final five holes. It was t a total loss for Palmer though As Winner of los Angeles open and a Strong finisher in two other events this year picked up a Quot Consolation Quot prize of $8,000 and boosted his 1966 earnings to nearly $30,000. The stretch drive was More than a two Man show As Al Geiberger Phil Rodgers pea Champ Dave Marr Mike Souchak and Harold Catfish Kneece who led tourney for three rounds All had a Chance to win big prize. Rodgers Marr Souchak and Kneece settled for a for third while Geiberger tied with Julius Boros defending Champ Bill Casper and Al Besselink for next spot. nil St a dings w. L. T. Pts. Of a Detroit 24 14 8 56 156 118 Chicago 25 16 6 56 170 131 Montreal 25 14 6 56 154 116 Toronto 21 18 5 47 134 125 new York la 27 8 30 133 181 Boston 12 29 5 29 109 185 sundays results Montreal 4 new York 0 Detroit 3 Boston 3 Chicago 3 Toronto 2 Heald takes team Crown Iii local wisc tourney Handicap first prize also. Koto try Pine team finished left Over Bills to pay time payment accounts heavy expenses clean Mem All up with Cash from beneficial you pick terms. You pick payments. Get that big . At beneficial Call up and see fight results a i Portland Maine up a Tony along 209, Paterson n.j., stopped Grady Clay 211, it. Devens mass. 6. Saturday Kiel Germany up a Maurice tavant 1303/4, France knocked out Lothar Abend 130v i West Germany to. Panama up a Carlos Morocho Hernandez 140, Venezuela knocked o u t Humberto Al Gato Trottman 140, Panama 2. Marseilles France up a Francois Pavilla 150,France, Drew with Lucien Fernandes 149v2, France to. Beneficial finance system a 1600 offices coast to coast Loans $20 to $600 a Loans life insured at Low Cost beneficial finance co. Of Bennington 449 main Street Bennington phone 442 5441 a ask for yes manager open evenings by appointment a phone for hours Bennington association of wisc held its annual tournament this weekend with 29 teams competing 32 doubles entries 58 bowlers entered in singles and 55 bowlers rolling in All events. The tournament was broken into two divisions scratch and Handicap. Heald plastics team won both scratch and Handicap team events. Their scratch total of 2368, made up of games of 854, 676 and 838, won scratch first prize and coupled with a 345 pin Handicap gave them second in Handicap team event followed by unpredictable . Live wires and powder Box. Barbara Crawford and Jean Danforth topped Field for first prize in doubles by winning both scratch and Handicap events. They had a 1030 scratch and 1159 Handicap. Wilma Howe and Barbara Kenyon were Only eight pins Back with 1151. Ann Russ and Edie Rabideau finished third. The singles Handicap and scratch championship was won by fran Snow with her 591 scratch and even 600 Handicap scores. Jean Danforth was second with june Carroll Only one pin Back in third. Gert Syver slow mile draws Boos Philadelphia up a John Davies new zealand olympian said sunday mile race he won with a time of 4 15.1 May have drawn Boos from fans because it was so slow but he Quot considered it an exciting Quot i get More enjoyment from a race against men rather than a time trial Quot he said in commenting on slowest mile since 1956 at Philadelphia inquirer games saturday night. Quot after Allisn t essence of sports winning not breaking records Quot he said. Pole vaulter John Pennel of los Angeles Calif., went 16 feet 6v4 inches wiping out previous Mark of 16 feet i Inch. Pennel who holds indoor record of 16 feet 9l/z inches tried three times for 17 feet plus but failed. George Young of Casa Grande ariz., clipped 2.6 seconds from two mile meet Mark with his time of 8 50. The first mile and a half was clocked in 6 44, Young picked up Speed and took Lead with two laps left to go and pulled steadily away. Stad Mabel Mitchell and june Bishop finished out top six. All events Handicap Champion for 1966 is Ann Russ who bowled 543 in team event 422 in singles and 551 in doubles. This plus her Handicap of 144 pins gave her a grand total of 1732. Mabel Mitchell finished second with 1694, and Jean Danforth third with 1668. Fran Snow rolled a 474 in team event 591 in singles and 484 in doubles to Edge out Mabel Mitchell 1549 to 1541, to win scratch All events. Mabel had a 475 series in team event 522 in singles and 544 in doubles. Prize Money and trophies will be awarded to winners at a later Date. By Milton Richman up sports w Rifer new York up a fresh Back from Viet Nam Johnny u Nitas reports this War is almost exactly like last one in that All boys keep saying Quot Send Star quarterback of Baltimore Colts Home Only a few Days from a two week tour of 21 military Camps in Viet Nam said he found morale and general attitude of our troops to be Quot tremendous and far better than you a everywhere Unitas went though along with such other National football league figures As Sam Huff Frank Gifford and Willie Davis they heard appeals for More mail from Home. Quot mail Call is still one of biggest things Over there Quot explained Unitas on Telephone from Lutherville my. Quot Charlton Heston movie actor was Over there before us and we were told about this one particular Soldier who was introduced to him. The officer who introduced them tried to impress Soldier that he was meeting one of top movie stars in world. Quot that s Fine Quot said Soldier a but where s mail Quot since returning from Viet Nam Unitas has been Busy on phone relaying messages to parents and relatives of boys he met on tour. Two Dartmouth stars honoured at Grid banquet Ford wins Ai Daytona Daytona Beach Fla. Up a Ken Miles and Lloyd Ruby driving a Mark ii Ford won Daytona 24-hour Continental sunday. It was first 24 hour race in America a and first american car to win a 24-hour race. Miles and Ruby took Lead on second Lap saturday afternoon and held it several hours. Then they gave a fellow Ford custody of first place and went in for a pit Stop. The other car dutifully returned Lead eight laps later and Blue and White Ford never relinquished it again. Hour after hour for 2,570 Miles they averaged within a fraction More or less of 108 mph. Right behind Miles and Ruby throughout race roared Ford prototypes of Dan Gurney Jerry Grant and Walt Hansgen Mark Donohue. Hanover . A seniors de Long and Tony Yezer were honoured at formal banquet Here saturday for undefeated Dartmouth football team Winner of Lambert trophy and Ivy league championship. Long a defensive end from Batavia he was awarded Blackman trophy As player who made most valuable team contribution by vote of varsity coaching staff. A non Letterman until this season Long won recognition on . All american second team first team All East All Ivy and All new England. Yezer of Silver Spring md., who voluntarily switched from end to guard and won sectional honors received manners Marketh Man award. This award by vote of football squad goes to that player distinguished for sportsmanship and team Effort. Speakers at banquet in Dartmouth a alumni Hall included sportscaster Curt Gowdy of Boston Nils swede Nelson of Boston Gridiron club sports editor Bob Hoobing of Boston Herald Bureau chief Dave Haskell of new Hampshire up office former Dartmouth All America Center Don my Del Monte sliced peaches 2yj size Lamb patties walkers la. La. 29 49 food Market Kinnon representing 1962 undefeated squad and Dartmouth president John Sloan Dickey. An audience of 450 saw every member of 70-Man football squad receive trophies commemorating season while coaching staff received special gifts from an alumni committee. The banquet closed with a special showing of 1965 Dartmouth football highlights film. Sport briefs Grapefruit umps Cincinnati up a National league president Warren c. Giles assigned four new umpires thursday to work league games during Grapefruit league season. The four umpires Are Harry Wendelstedt of Baltimore my. Andy Olsen of Brooklyn . Paul Nicolai of Tampa Fla. And Frank Dezelan of Pittsburgh. Services planned new York up a funeral services Are planned tuesday for James Bronson chief second to Gene Tunney in his famous Long count Victory Over Jack Dempsey in Chicago for world heavyweight championship. He died saturday in his 80s. Five year contract new York up a Atlantic coast football league owners sunday gave commissioner Joe Rosentover a five year contract his first Multi year pact since he took Job in 1962. The a Al expects to Field eight teams next season with franchises definite in new Haven Scranton new Bedford Lowell and Jersey City. Mohawk Valley which played out of Herkimer last season probably will shift to another upstate new York town. Huff Gifford and Davis All have been doing same thing. Quot i just finished making one of those Calls Here in Maryland area Quot said Unitas. Quot you have no idea what a kick if is for me to speak to parents of these boys. Mostly Fellows wanted me to Tell their mothers and fathers that they re All right and not to worry. Once in a while boys would ask me to deliver a personal message Unitas said it was Quot very warm Quot when he was in Viet Nam with temperature in one of places he was at reaching 120 degrees. Despite heat troops still showed a Lively interest in football. Quot they asked a lot of questions Quot said Colt quarterback. Quot some of them still Hadnot found out who won Green Bay Cleek did title game Ana they wanted to know that. They also ask Rte whether Don Chandler s Field goal in Green Bay Baltimore playoff game really was Good. And they wanted to know which teams we expected to be strongest in league next Unitas also visited some army hospitals during his vietnamese tour and he had something in common with patients he talked to because it Wasny to so Long ago that he was one himself. He wound up finished for season and required surgery on his right knee when a pair of Chicago bears linemen hit him during a game on dec. 5. Quot leg is coming along real Well and i have full use of it again Quot he said. Quot in be been taking Whirlpool and Massage treatments and i m going to Start on a weight lifting program in a few it was kind of season Unitas in t Likely to forget. That also goes for his visit to Viet Nam. Cities seek nil franchise new York up a sixteen groups from la cities will begin bidding today for franchises in National hockey league with at least three expected to be approved within next 72 hours by professional ice hockey circuit. There Are five groups seeking a franchise for los Angeles and two for Pittsburgh. The other cities with representatives present will be Buffalo Baltimore Philadelphia Minneapolis St. Louis san f Francisco Cleveland Vancouver and Louisville. Representatives of groups will be heard by league s Board of governors consisting of one executive from each of six clubs and league president Clarence Campbell. Indications Are that Board will approve two or three of groups by wednesday. Make us your Simeister a David Leake of Bennington a student at Hotchkiss school in Lakeville conn., receives Simeister award from Pittsfield Winter carnival Queen Maureen Lowry at a ceremony saturday. Leake placed first in Cross country seventh in slalom ninth in jump and 17th in downhill to capture trophy. Plouffe Home repair Center building supplies plumbing heating electrical supplies h. Greenberg son inc. 321 main St. Dial 2-6324 Bennington

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