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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - January 9, 1964, Bennington, Vermont Ion Bennington Banner thursday january 9, 1964 we in Yankee conference Battle with Massachusetts Burlington a University of Vermont tens will get a Chance to see the Cata Ntounos in action on the Patrick gym hard court his weekend As fuzzy evans1 five takes on Massachusetts in a Yankee conference Battle Friday evening and comes Back to clash with St. Lawrence University saturday night. Both games have 8 . Tap times. Massachusetts is coming to Burlington with one thing in mind. They want to get Back into the thick of the Yankee conference title race. The big redmen from Amherst bring a Fine 7-3 record into Friday s game. First year coach John Orr has a 1-1 record in the crazy Yankee race. After an upset win Over Connecticut the redmen did everything wrong and were belted by new Hampshire. Massachusetts will again have its Fine two time All Yankee conference Forward 6-6 Roger twitched to pester the cats. An amazing shooter Twitchell is hitting on Over 50 per cent of his shots. Guard Pete Bernard a 5-8 Sharpshooter and 6-4 Tim Edwards Are the other leading scorers. The cats Are the current leaders of the Yancon race with a 2-0 record. The Winner of the conference receives an outright bid to the Mcaa major College tourney. Saturday will find Tough St. Lawrence As Vermont s opponent. Center Al Jonsen is pacing the Larries with an 18-Point a game average and 16 rebounds per contest. St. Lawrence is 3-4 on the season but has had some hot shooting nights and is always up for the catamounts. Vermont is expected to be Back somewhere near full strength after a rash of injuries during the Christmas recess. The Only question Mark is 6-5 Steve Ross who has been hampered by a knee injury. The Center will be Sophomore Ace Milt Goggans the eighth leading rebounded in the nation with a 17.7 average. Leading scorer Ralph d Altilia and Captain Dave Strassburg will play up front with Sophomore Layne Higgs and senior Chuck Glick in the backcourt. The cats Are Well rested and Are shooting to improve on their 4-2 record. Middlebury game not included. Hockey the University of Vermont hockey team seeks its fourth win in six starts Friday by clashing with the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Bill buffers six will be in action for the first time since placing second in the Yankee conference hockey tourney held in Burlington. This is the first meeting with Massachusetts this season. The redmen took Consolation honors in the tourney by dumping Connecticut 6-3, after losing to Champion new Hampshire in the opener. The cats will be paced by their High scoring Sophomore Winger Marshall Stevenson. Stevenson has seven goals and four assists to Lead the team with la Points. Four of the goals came in tournament play. Also on the first line Are Center Henry Uihlein and Wing Paul Barrett. Top defenders Are Tim Twomey and Tony Rushe. Freshman Bob Sausville will be in the nets after a spectacular performance in a losing cause against new Hampshire with 44 saves. The next Home appearance for the cats will be on Jan. 31 against Boston state. Coaches of the year Darrell Royal right head coach of the National championship Texas football team and Bill Edwards of Wittenberg College Are shown in new Yorkus Waldorf Astoria hotel after being named coach of the year and Small College coach of the year respectively by the american football coaches association. Texas won Allio regular season games and Defeated Navy 28-6 in the Cotton bowl on new year s Day. Associated press wire photo Royal Edwards top coaches honoured with Gen. Macarthur St. Michael a quintet at Norwich u tonight Winooski Parl a St. Michael a College minus Sharpshooter Vin Kazalonis returns to the basketball wars tonight at Norwich University facing the formidable cadets of coach Bob Brannum. St. Michael a has a five game winning Streak going but the cadets have traditionally been spoilers against the knights. They Are the last team in Vermont to have successfully disputed the knights near monopoly on state titles. That was in 1954-55 when they upended the knights twice. Last season St. Michael s win both but in the two previous seasons Norwich split with the knights. Going into the St. Anselm s game the cadets were 2-4, including a spectacular win Over the University of Vermont. Kazalonis missed the game at american International with a bad Back but the knights behind the 34 Point scoring of Richie Tarrant and the 19 Point scoring and terrific rebounding of big Eddie Kryger won 77-71. Tarrant was picked this week for the first All East Recac College team on the strength of his five games with Over 31 Points. Hon Ahl coaches grieving club the american hockey league chapter of the coaches grieving society had a couple of More customers after Buffalo beat Providence 8-6 and Hershey squeezed by Pittsburgh 2-1 last night. Reds coach ferny Flaman watched goalie de Giacomin kick out 43 Buffalo shots but let eight others get by. Len Lunde was the chief Marksman for the bosons with three goals. The Buffalo barrage made a waste of six Providence goals. In the other game last night Hershey coach Frank Mathers sweated through a scoreless period As Pittsburgh bombed de Chadwick with 15 shots. But the bears protected a 2-1 Lead As Chadwick kicked them All aside and chalked up 37 for the game. Oracle mention also went to backcourt Man John Jachym. Jachym is not yet Back on Campus due to the death of his grandmother so coached mar key is working several combinations. Brian Quinn and Bill Cummins Are regular starters and Markey has in Reserve Phil Taylor Marty King Dan Connelly and Jim Dooley. There is a Frosh preliminary before the game 8. St. Michael a makes its first 1964 Bow before Home fans saturday at 8 . When the University of Massachusetts comes to memorial auditorium. New York apr a a you be got to get those bounces to win the close games a Darrell Royal said. A i just got the the Brilliant Young coach of the University of Texas College footballs coach of the year is the first to admit that he a no Superman in his profession. A there were a dozen teams last season that might have licked us on a Given Day just As we might lick them a he said. A some games Are decided by five snaps of the Ball. The line Between Victory and defeat is a thin extreme modesty and a sound sense of values Are the trademark of the clean Cut 39-year-old former Oklahoma quarterback who was picked by his contemporaries wednesday As having done the Best coaching Job in 1963. Royal was picked As the major College coach of the year and the Man who once almost hired him Paunchy Bill Edwards of Wittenberg set a precedent by winning the Small College award for the second year in a Row. They were honoured by a Din Ner wednesday night at which they received the annual Kodak plaques. Also honoured was the retired general of the armies Douglas Macarthur who was presented the first Tuss Mclaughry award Given to an individual who has distinguished himself in service to others. Royal led the Texas longhorns through an unbeaten to National figure skating championships under Way Cleveland apr two ancient hexes were in danger of being shattered today As the 1964 National figure skating championships and olympic trials got under Way at the Cleveland skating club. No Man has won the senior men s singles title without first holding the Junior Crown. Only one lady West of Philadelphia has been Able to capture the senior ladies singles title. Threatening to end the first hex is 14-year-old Scott Ethan Furman tops Richmond 74-63 Selvy hits for 25 Points by the associated press Furman a Selby of the sixties Isnit Frank but he a Earnest. David Selvy who has stumbled More than once while trying to follow the footsteps of his brother Frank hit the High Point total of his career wednesday night with a 25-Point Effort that carried Furman to a 74-63 Southern conference basketball Victory Over Richmond. Ten years ago Furman a Frank Selvy was a month away from his 100-Point output against Newberry one giant step in the most fantastic single season Ever recorded in major College annals. When the entries All were posted Selvy had scored 1,209 Points for a 41.7 average. Three years ago David Selvy came to Furman. The temptation was to Label him a another he Wasny to. He scored Only 71 Points in 16 games As a Sophomore Frank scored More in three quarters then was held out of action last season by coach Lyles Alley. And going into the game against Richmond David had Only a 13-Point average this season. But the 6-foot-2 Junior had that Selvy touch against the Field put the paladins ahead to stay 58-57 with four minutes remaining and wound up with 16 Points in a torrid eight minute stretch. While Furman was winning its fifth game against nine losses Depaul remained one of the country a three major unbeaten along with Urcla and Davidson. The Blue demons won their 10th straight and continued their bid for National ranking by whipping notre Dame 86-73. Third ranked Loyola of Chicago got 25 Points from Les Hunter and 24 from Ron Miller in a 96-80 Victory Over Marquette and loth ranked Duke tightened its hold on first place in the Atlantic coast conference race by edging Clemson 81-75. Rich Katstra equalled his seasons output of 25 Points As he led Virginia to a 66-53 Triumph Over North Carolina state Rick Barry scored 35 Points in Miami of Florida a 97-92 decision Over Jacksonville and Georgia tech downed South Carolina 87-73. In other games Navy crushed Long Island u. 93-57, Louisville Defeated Kentucky Wesleyan 72-63, Colgate overwhelmed Florida Southern 117-85, Lasalle walloped Lafayette 100-86, Miami of Ohio belted Kent state 85-68 and Temple edged St. Johns . 62-57. Lindgren unlikely looking athlete runs mile in 4 12 Spokane Wash. Apr for a dramatic Climax to a sports script would you have the injured hero throw off his foot cast and then set a mile record in the state High school meet have the Skinny hero through dances Ivity Fri. Night 9 to 12 30 batchelder1 barn Peru it. Pat Lake and his rhythm ranchers ail rights reserved when David took Over. He Sank seven of eight shots from the Aba schedule Eastern division w l pct. 26 8 .765 29 14 .674 18 20 .474 12 32 .273 Boston Cincinnati Philadelphia new York go Ivy to 19 saves spiders. Richmond led 51-42 determination and year around dedication to training overcome i Lack of size and Speed to set Cross country records have the Young hero come unheralded to the big City and win his first indoor two mile race by a dramatic margin setting a National record All of these Are real life chapters in the still developing Story of Gerry Lindgren 17, 5-foot-6, 115-Pound runner who might be described As the unlikely looking athlete. Out of track uniform Lindgren appears a fugitive from school Library thin neck holding a Boyish face High above an oversize Collar High pitched voice ears that one expert suggested taping Back to reduce wind resistance. But when he starts pumping his Lithe body around a track chuckles turn to cheers. At the san Francisco examiner Holiday invitational meet dec. 27, Lindgren was named outstanding athlete after his nearly incredible clocking of nine minutes Flat for two Miles in his first race on boards. For perspective this was 29.8 Sec Western division los Angeles 26 13 .667 St. Louis 24 18 san Francisco 19 18 Baltimore 13 26 Detroit 8 26 .571 .514 .333 .235 3v2 6 13 15v2 wednesday s results Baltimore 106, Detroit 99 los Angeles 136, new York 118 Cincinnati 126, Philadelphia 110 today s games St. Louis at Philadelphia Baltimore is. Detroit at Cleveland new York is. San Francisco at Richmond Calif. Fridays games Cincinnati at Boston los Angeles at san Francisco ones better than the recognized High school two mile record set earlier in the year. And he was forced to go wide on Many turns and jockey for position As he lapped the entire Field. Lindgren also has a 4 12.9 clocking in the mile compared with the recognized prep Mark of 4 08.6, and has been practically without Competition in Cross country. A we still done to know what his Ideal distance is a said Tracy Walters a Lndgren a track coach at Rogers High school Here. A but i done to feel he has reached his potential or even approached Lindgren has been invited to the los Angeles invitational meet Jan. 18 and if a few details can be straightened out some of the top College distance runners and perhaps a National nil schedule Able High television audience will be to judge just How Good the school senior is. Walters said that Lindgren does not have blazing Speed but is developing a better finishing kick to go with his clock like Pace. He had a broken Bone in his foot and was hobbling along on cast and crutches at the Start of the last track season. But he recovered form in amazing fashion and finally won the state mile race in a record 4 18.3. Can Finley steal Home he Isnit even on first yet game Campaign to a Victory Over Navy in the Cotton bowl and the undisputed National championship. Edwards Wittenberg team won eight games and tied one. A i guess in be just got a lot of friends a Edwards who while head coach at Vanderbilt once almost hired Royal As Backfield aide said modestly. Allen from smoke Rise ., who already has represented the United states in two world meets. Scott is making his third bid for the senior menus singles title with tradition against him. Allen has been runner up in National figure skating events four times without winning a title. Since Junior Competition was started in 1918, no skater has been Able to take the senior menus singles title without first winning the National Junior menus championship. Allen was beaten by former three time Champion Monty Hoyt of Denver As a Novice in 1959, a Junior in 1961 and a senior in 1962. He was second to defending Champion Tommy Litz of Hershey pa., in 1963. Three cities Boston new York and Philadelphia have almost completely monopolized the senior ladies singles titles. Barbara Ann roles of Temple City Calif., became the first girl West of Philadelphia to win the Crown in 1962 and she and a Trio of Western rivals Christine Haigler of Colorado Springs Myrna Bodek of Oak Park mich., and Peggy Fleming of Pasadena to repeat the feat. Mrs. Roles Bronze medallist for the . In the 1960 Winter olympics retired from Competition in 1961 and 1963 but is attempting a second comeback. Chicago apr there Are those who think Charles o. Finley does no to have a Chance even to reach first base let alone steal Home with a whole baseball team. But the 45-year-old Chicago insurance executive still insists he is moving his Kansas City athletics to Louisville where he has signed a conditional two year contract with the state of Kentucky. He needs eight votes to approve the shift when the to american league club owners or their representatives meet with league president Joe Cronin in new York next thursday. The session is called to mediate Finley a stadium lease dispute with Kansas City. No winners now at Santa Anita Arcadia Calif. Apr there Are no winners these Days at strike bound Santa Anita. The state is losing $200,000 a Day in racing Revenue the track is losing $2.5 million the employees Are losing a Days and the horses Are restless. The trouble began when contract negotiations collapsed monday. The building service Union sent pickets to the tracks main Gate in protest. The main Issue a Union proposal that the track provide health and welfare coverage for retired employees. Wages Are not an Issue. On tuesday Santa Anita president Robert p. Strub said the track is thinking of going out of business and converting the 400-acre site to shopping and apartment House use. Ciardelli meets Jacobs next month Paterson Apr middleweight Champion Joey Glar Dello will meet Light heavy weight Herschel Jacobs of White Plains ., in a 10-round no title bout at the Paterson armory feb. 8, promoter Lou Duva announced today. It will be Giardello a first ring appearance since he won the Crown from Dick Tiger in Atlantic City dec. 7. The 33-year-old Giardello has a 94-22-7 record in his 15 years of fighting Jacobs 23, turned pro four years ago and has a 15-9-2 Mark. He holds a decision Over ranking middleweight contender Rubin Hurricane Carter. Various surveys indicate Finley May get Only one vote of approval his own. Arthur c. Allyn president of the Chicago White sox thinks Finley will be dispossessed of his franchise. A by signing a contract with the state of Kentucky he has committed a breach of Trust with Kansas City and Joe Cronin would be within his rights in picking up the Kansas City franchise to be operated by the league until a new owner takes Over a Allyn told the Chicago Sun times. But Finley whose latest move is to Telegraph punches with Cronin is so confident that his move will be approved a after the owners have had an Opportunity to Analyse the True facts a he says lie is going to go ahead with plans for Louisville. A Well Wear Bluegrass Green and fort Knox Gold uniforms Quot he says. A and Well be called either the Louisville athletics or the Louisville sluggers. A now that we be got Rocky colavito and Jim Gentile tas Well ased Charles i rather like the name a meanwhile Cronin directed Finley by Telegram wednesday to refrain from making any further arrangements for transferring the club. Finley sent a hotel worded reply Back to the league president in Boston. Several hours after these exchanges the Kentucky legislature in joint Resolution by the general Assembly requested Cronin the league s directors and members a to give their serious and studied consideration to the advantages inherent in the relocation of the athletics to Louisville to the end that accomplishment is Illinois travelled from it nowhere to the Rose bowl by the associated press from nowhere to the Rose bowl championship in two seasons that was the Story of the Illinois football team that made the comeback of the year in 1963. Just two years ago the mini had just about hit the Bottom in big ten football. They lost nine straight games and their prospects of improvement looked dim. In 1962 they won two and lost seven but finished eighth in the big ten standings. In september of 1963, Illinois promised to have a better team but even coach Pete Elliott did no to expect to do much better than break even. He figured the comparatively inexperienced ii Lini were a year or two away from being title contenders in their Tough conference. But the boys surprised him by winning seven games losing one and tying one to win the big ten title and the trip to the Rose bowl where they beat Washington 17-7 new years Day. That feat was picked As the comeback of the year by sports writers and broadcasters voting in the annual associated press year end poll. It was a close contest with four individual athletes and two other teams that made notable 1963 comebacks standing High in the voting. The mini Drew 29 votes for first place 29 for second and 20 for third out of 145 ballots and a total of 174 Points on a 3-2-1 scoring basis. Second with 124 Points was Sandy Koufax the Strong los Angeles dodgers Southpaw who recovered from an injury plagued season a and pitched the dodgers to the world baseball championship. Third with 115 was Julius Boros who won his second . Open Golf championship la years after winning his first. Other top contenders for comeback honors included the Oakland raiders of the american football league with 94 Points Dick Stuart of the Boston red sox with 74, the baseball dodgers 65 and Jim Martin of the football Baltimore dolts 54. Minnesota twins Boss pays big for Success Arlington Host to Wilmington Arlington High school eagles will entertain Wilmington Friday night with the Junior varsity game getting under Way at 6 30 . And the varsity game at 7 45 . Minneapolis apr ask any businessman where a 43 per cent hike in the salaries he pays to his employees would put him financially and chances Are hell Tell you it would put him on the poor farm. Not so the Minnesota twins Boss Calvin Griffith. He a seen his Ball players salaries shoot up that much in the past four years and few businesses Are on More firm financial ground than the Minnesota twins baseball club inc. Of Bloomington Minn. Griffith a player payroll has new England sports briefs Quebec apr Veteran goalie Lorne Gump Worsley May be heading for Boston soon to join the National hockey league Bruins. Bruins general manager Lynn Patrick said yesterday he and coach Milt Schmidt Are dissatisfied with the work of present goalie de Johnston and would like to Deal him off for Worsley. Worsley is now with Quebec of the american hockey league. He went to Montreal of the nil last summer from new York but suffered an injury and lost his Job to Charlie Lodge. Boston apr As if the Boston Bruins done to have enough trouble Wing Tommy Williams has a broken wrist and is probably lost for the remainder of the season. It was Learned yesterday that Williams had fractured his right wrist in tuesday nights 5-0 loss to Detroit. He will be sidelined at least eight weeks. Boston wingless in its last nine games takes on the new York rangers in a National hockey league game at Boston Garden tonight. Boston apr one of the hottest rivalries in the sports aces hold hot hand in a College poll w l t pts Chicago 21 to 7 49 Toronto 20 la 6 46 Montreal 19 la 3 46 Detroit 13 17 7 33 new York la 20 6 28 Boston 7 22 8 22 wednesday s result Toronto 6, Montreal i today s games Chicago at Detroit new York at Boston Friday d games no games scheduled the aces of Evansville ind., Are holding a hot basketball hand having taken the Lead in the associated press weekly Small College poll on the strength of four victories Over major College opponents. Evansville has beaten Purdue new Mexico state Arizona and Columbia and now does not meet another major foe until Butler on feb. 5. The aces were 7-2 in their first nine games with victories Over Depauw san Francisco state and South Dakota state and their Only setbacks by Iowa and Arizona both major teams. Evansville collected three votes for first place and 54 Points in the first Small College poll of the 1963-64 season. The voting was done by a panel of seven regional ors and Points were awarded on a basis of to Points for a first place vote 9 for second Etc. Unbeaten Grambling of Louisiana was second followed by Wittenberg Ohio and Washington University of Missouri. Pan american of Texas South Dakota state the Mcaa Small College Champion last season Southeast Missouri Western Carolina Hofstra and Fresno state rounded out the top ten. World resumes at Boston Garden tonight when the Boston celtics face the Cincinnati royals in a National basketball association game. The defending Champion celtics Lead the royals by two games in the a bad a Eastern division but have lost three straight. Cincinnati has won nine of its last la and holds a 4-3 Edge Over Boston this season. Celtics coach red Auerbach refused to be worried As he returned from the West coast yesterday with his team. A a what a this panic jazz a he asked. A you figure to lose a few especially on a Long Road los Angeles whipped the celtics twice in weekend games and san Francisco downed them tuesday night behind Wilt Chamberlain. Now Cincinnati moves in with Oscar Robertson and Jerry Lucas leading the attack. A a they re just a Good Tough team a a Auerbach said of the royals. A they Arentt gaining Confidence. They already have All the Confidence in the correction a headline proclaimed a Wallingford tripped by North Bennington in wednesdays Banner. Since Wallingford was in fact being clobbered by Burr and Burton in Manchester it would have been a great feat to have been beaten in two places All at the same time. It was Wilmington and North Bennington not Wallingford. Risen from around $350,000 annually when the club was moved Here from Washington after the 1960 season to about $500,000 for 1964. The reason Griffith says is that the twins a have got a lot More Star Ball players than we had in ifs the Price the club is spaying for Success both Field and at the Box office. The stars draw the fans and the attendance is putting More Money into the business than Everl before in twin senator history the twins payroll will remain substantially the Sime this year As last because to ree Veteran players who commanded High salaries have been released. They Are vie we to Wally Post and Ray moored the payroll wont drop any because the savings on the release of the Trio will be taken up by increases to such Star As Harmon Killebrew Earl Battey Camino Pascual Dick Stiripan Zoilo Versalles Bob Allison Jimmy Hall and others. Of the Cual and signed. Last Killebrew fas Allyson Are not yet special 1961 Corvair 2 or. Sed., 2 tone j clean pow Clidell #52 i % j j Sale miso Eddington i ii inc. I 239 main St. Bennington it. 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