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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - January 21, 1966, Bennington, Vermont A Bennington Banner Friday january 21, 1966 cats still looking sabers All other local teams in Idle action appointed botox y p by Tom Hughes Frank Bizzarro s Bennington a Catholic sabers get a night off from the Southern Vermont basketball wars tonight but their Crosstown counterparts the catamounts of Beni tangle with talented Windsor at Windsor. After battling Msj just about even for More than two periods on wednesday night the cats looked like a solid threat to upset the yellow jackets but the second half woes which prevented upsets of Springfield and Bellows Falls have to end before the Byr Nemen will find that magic first win. Up at Manchester Cliff Weymouth s bulldogs 3-5 in Marble Valley Competition face the Wallingford foxes in a league rematch. At their borrowed Home in Ludlow the foxes ran the bulldogs completely off the court in the first encounter Between the two schools Early in the season to gain a 70-41 Victory. The foxes also stand 3-5 in the Mil. In Molly Stark league action North Bennington on top of the pack with a 3-1 slate Host explosive Austine while the Arlington eagles faced with a two Fame losing Streak Welcome High scoring Leland and Gray. In the third Psi contest Wilmington visits neighbouring Whitingham. Over in new York state Ken Slonis Hoosick Falls quintet meets Greenwich at the Hoosier Home court. Greenwich 1-5 in the league is the Only Washington county team the 3-3 hoosiers have yet to face. Ceil Roger leads Crosby tourney Pebble b e a c a c a i i f. Up a Allen Geiberger the splendid splinter of pro Golf nursed a slim Lead going into the second round of the Bing Crosby tournament today but the dangerous duo of Arnold Palmer and Tony Lerna was close behind. Geiberger one of last year s top to Money winners fired a three under Par g8 for openers in the $104,500 National pro Amateur classic but Palmer playing a tougher course was Only two strokes Back at 70 in tie with Lerna and three other pros Chris Blocker Rex Baxterjr. And Don masseuse. Big Jack Nicklaus Golf s leading Money Winner last year scrambled to an opening round 73 at Cypress Point the same course Palmer and Lerna played and admittedly was a downright upset with himself. He capped his dismal round by missing a foot Long putt for a Par on the final Hole. The yellow jackets of coach John Barth Are Likely to be refreshed after a tuesday night off but memories of last fridays 83-66 drubbing at the hands of West Rutland undoubtedly remain Bright. The Windsor ites have Given up 684 Points in la games and have scored five More. Yet their 7-4 record is Good enough for fourth place tie in the sol and the yellow jacket season is already memorable because of the upset win Over chs. Dana Buck Man continues to Pace the jacks with scoring help from Bob and Bill Jenney. Ken Stevens and Bob Joyce fill out the starting five. Buckman poured in 18 Points in the first Windsor game while foul trouble Cost the cats severely. The Burr and Burton five need a win tonight to maintain even a respectable position in the Mil. Cliff Weymouth s charges have dropped three straight and can expect a Battle from the scrambling foxes. In the first game Wallingford s Hugo Bailey completely put the wraps on Frank Darwin and the other bulldog shooters were Way off. High scorer was Mike Bentley with eight. Lennie Kennedy led the foxes with 16 Points and he and Bailey completely took care of the boards. North Bennington Mentor Bob Nolan Hopes his governors can recover from their 60-28 horror show against St. Mary a Over in Hoosick Falls. The governor s led by de Baldwin and Pete Stoothoff with help from different members of the team pm different nights have been the Surprise of the local league so far. The Nola men stopped Austine in Brattleboro 47-35 on Jan. 7. Maurice Tardiff and Hugo Kimball Are the top scorers for Austine and if both of them Are allowed to shoot it is next to impossible to Stop the team. Kimball was held to seven Points by Stoothoff in the first game and this made the difference. Up at Arlington Dave Frederickson is faced with another High scoring quintet a the Leland and Gray rebels. Steve Gleason Kip Nystrom and Doug Redfield led w ii inn Quot ton county p the Townshend ires. The recent Eagle problems have been cold second half shooting and poor rebounding. Gleason will provide a Strong test underneath for the Eagle big men Don Corey Tom Macksey and Al Mears. The hoosiers have some manpower problems for tonight a game but the usual starting five of Bill waterhouse George Starr Wally Sheffer Tom Beckstein and Frank Corelli will be in action. Waterhouse has battled the flu Bug recently and will slow up slightly by the resulting weakness while Sheffer has a minor neck injury. Greenwich toe Tough Schuylerville into overtime and Are a running Ball club with a tight 2-1-2 zone. The hoosiers lost to Schuylerville by a single Point 67-66, two weeks ago and then rebounded to top Cambridge 64-54. Against Cambridge Starr tossed in 25 Points and was unstoppable on the boards. Though Hoosoc Valley leads the league with an unbeaten record Slonis is unwilling to admit that any team in the league has a better club. When the hoosiers their pattern offence and they Click done to run get into run take time to set up Well but a when we the pattern we trouble a a Slonis said. The hoosiers still have Hopes of making the class c tournament though they would have to beat Hoosoc Valley and also have the league leaders beaten by two other clubs. Rfcs gets its Chance at Home on feb. 4. schedule Southern Vermont Beni at Windsor Bellows Falls at Msj Rutland at Brattleboro Otter Valley at Springfield West Rutland at Hartford Marble Valley Wallingford at bus Poultney at Ludlow fair Haven at Chester saturday Woodstock at St. Mikes Molly Stark Austine at Nuhs lag at Arlington Wilmington at Whitingham Oti ers Greenwich at rfcs i Sanders makes return for cos royals dash Boston up a first place in the National basketball association Eastern division was at stake tonight when the leading Boston celtics welcomed runner up Cincinnati into Boston Garden. The celtics moved into a slender nine Point first place Lead wednesday night by storming past Baltimore 129-89. Red Auerbach whose ejection in the first period triggered the Romp had something to smile about the return of Corderman Tom Sanders. The former new York University Forward injured his left knee against Philadelphia a week ago and missed the next three games snapping a Streak of 400 games in which he had played. Auerbach figured to Start Don place of Sanders but the 6 foot-6 player in action when things Nelson in indicated would be go Tough. Sanders is a Strong rebounded and a clutch scorer but his Forte is defense. He has been nursing the knee this week and admits he has not placed much weight Chi it but said he would be ready tonight. The Duel of the night shaped up in the backcourt a Oscar Robertson on against Bostons . Jones. Robertson is the leagues finest All around player while Jones is Bostons quarterback and top defensive player. The royals with an eight game win Streak on the line have taken three of five games with Boston. League standings Steeles pin Grid hoj gets on rams sex line coach w l Hoosoc Valley 6 0 Stillwater 4 i Schuylerville 4 2 Hoosick Falls 3 3 Tamarac 2 4 Salem 2 4 Greenwich i 5 Cambridge i 5 Pittsburgh up a the Pittsburgh Steeles a Haven Otsy a in the National football league for 33 years pegged their future Hopes today on Bill Austin their new head coach. The last of some 50 Large number of competitors forces change in Golden gloves Burlington a with the largest turnout of Amateur boxers in Over to years for the regional Golden gloves in Burlington and the possibility of a Marathon boxing card of 28 bouts on saturday night tournament director Ken Squier Lias announced a major change in the Tou lament. Championships Are to lie set up for open class fighters competitors with Over four fights and for Novice fighters boys who have competed in four or less bouts. The original concept of the 1966 regional tournament had been for one division though Novice fighters would not lie allowed to fight open fighters until the finals. In a letter sent to team managers Squier said that theto Urna ment was extremely pleased with the turnout of 54 competitors creating the largest Amateur boxing tournament in several years at Burlington a memorial auditorium. A the tournament has received Many compliments for the pairings of the first nights events a said Squier. A if we were to continue with Only one division we stand a Chance of Laving some very experienced boys against some lads in Competition in their first tournament. This will assure a final night of 12 to 14 championship bouts and will also Divide up the honors among boys of equal this change will make the entire tournament More manageable and will Cut us Down to an 18 or 20 card program on sat urday night Jan. 29. Time for the Semi finals at the auditorium Las been moved Back to 8 . Bowling Moni men t league % % a % a % \ % % % % a j % % if it Sii x Carri Dupont color conditions Crosier 55 25 Greene a big cats 53 27 county National Farrell a dist. 481/2 311/2 46 34 Mears 44 36 Hogan s Chevy 391/2 401/2 Andy Sbarber shop 381/2 411/2 a amp a Root Beer 381/2 411/2 Eagle Square dunhams 36 44 33 47 Green arrows 28 52 Benn tile co. 23 57 applicants to be interviewed for the Post made vacant last month by the firing of Mike Nixon Austin agreed to a three year contract thursday. Arthur j. Rooney Steeler president said the decision to hire the 37-year-old former los Angeles ram line coach was made at i . . Thursday an hour and a half before he called a news conference. The club owner said a recommendation by Vince Lombardi coach of the Champion Green Bay packers was in influential Factor in the selection of Austin. Austin had been the packers line coach for five seasons before he joined the rams in 1965. A Bill perhaps is the Best Young coach in the pro leagues a Lombardi told Roo a few weeks ago. A i can to think of Many Young coaches i could recommend More Rooney said a coming from Lombardi we ask for anything More. At 37, Austin is just the right age to be a head coach. With his experience he shows maturity and Good splendid splinter fill Large Niche in Hall of Fame by Dick Dew Boston up Cut Ted Williams baseball Hall of better make it a former a splendid a when they Niche in the Fame they big one. The splinter is $ paint 3 99 Gal colons one y Interior Oil paint Flat semigloss gloss h. Greenberg amp son inc. Dial 2-6324 Bennington 321 main St. Why not make dinner a family affairs once a week at Princess 714 Moi n St. Restaurant Bennington it. Classic league High single a. Noyes a 255 b. Potter a 221 d. Fisher a 214 High triple a. Noyes a 818 d. Fisher a 770 f. Hessmer a 757 standings w Perrotta sins. 38vi Harrison vending 38vi Greene s Mobil heat 32 Madkour a mkt. 30vi Bennington lanes 25vi Bell laundry 25vi Liggett Bosworth 25vi first Natl stores 21 Hoosick Falls 19 Prospect ski club holds giant slalom l 17 a 171/2 24 29vi 301/2 301/2 301/2 39 37 a giant slalom race for Junior skiers one of a series held for members of the Southern Vermont Junior ski Council will take place saturday at the Prospect it. Ski area in Woodford. According to an announcement from the Prospect ski club which is one of the councils five member clubs the event will get underway at to . And will be for both boys and girls. Other teams participating will come from the Brattleboro Outing club and the Bromley it. Snow and Stratton it. Ski areas. The it. Snow contingent took first automated . Bigger buying Power super duper Market depot Street Bennington it. Place team honors at the first of the race series held at it. Snow last saturday. Each team will be Fielding the regulation nine racers for the event. The Prospect clubs nine have been coached by Noel of Grady director of the ski school at the Prospect it. Area with assistance from Prospect club member Stephen h. Jesseman. Dean Osgood president of the local club expressed the Hope that a Large turnout of townspeople will be on hand to lend support for the local team. The club in addition to sponsoring a Junior racing program also conducts a general Junior ski program in which area mothers teach All Levels of skiing to Over 300 youngsters in the greater Bennington area. Saturdays race will be organized and staged by adult members of the Prospect club. Final plans will be discussed at tonight a meeting of the club at 8 . At the second congregational Church. Fon owing a business session of Grady will be a guest speaker. All persons interested in lending support to the club s Junior ski programs Are invited to attend. That Charlie red ruffing a 273-game Winner while performing for the red sox Yankees and White sox had not made the Hall of Fame Grade. A i wish some of these writers had to hit against ruffing a Williams said. Still splendid but he s no splinter anymore. Williams 47, was voted into the Cooperstown n.y., shrine thursday at about the same Speed that some of his line drives to right Field attained during his Long playing career. The nations Veteran baseball writers targets of More jibes from Williams than nearly All the other players combined gave him a huge 93.3 per cent of the ballots cast. Only fire Balling Bob Feller has topped the Williams vote in recent Hall of Fame elections. Formal induction of the six time american league batting King wont take place until next july 25. And by then Williams is expected to be Busy with his new duties As a vice president of the red sox for whom he played during All of his 19-season career. Williams weighing an estimated 50 pounds Over the 178 he packed As a Rookie sensation Back in 1939, was Jovial and relaxed during an hour Long session with the Boston writers thursday. Attired in his casual trademark of sports shirt jacket Slacks and loafers Williams resist a few digs at the press. He nudged by Hurwitz the baseball writers association of America Secretary who announced the vote tabulation while talking about his relations with what he often called the a knights of the a a in a not very smart but smart enough to know that the great great majority of writers were always with me. A Small minority sometimes gave me the treatment a he said and included Hurwitz in the Williams expressed Surprise rally rulings anger Iiri ions Monte Carlo Monaco up a the Monte Carlo Auto rally has signed its own death warrant. This was the angry opinion of top British Drivers and team officials today after to of their cars were disqualified from placings in the gruelling rally which ended thursday. The top four places originally had gone to British cars but All were disqualified for a violation of technical rules. The finnish team of Paul Toivonen and Erik m abide driving a French citroen is 21, was officially declared the Winner of the rally. The British Drivers and team officials were not upset about the basis of the disqualifications which concerned the lighting systems of the cars but the Way they were carried out. A i cannot understand Why our cars was passed As fit to compete in the rally at the beginning if there was any question about its lights a said Paul easter of Britain who had teamed with Finland Stimo Makinen to apparently win the rally for the second straight year in a . Mini Cooper. Many of the British Drivers and officials said they never would compete in the Monte again and . Competitions manager Stuart Turner said in a television interview a a it a the last time i Ever bring a team of cars to Ted beams Ted Williams flashes one of his brightest smiles at thursday s press conference announcing his selection for baseball shall of Fame. Baseball writer by Hurwitz is shown in the background. At the same conference Williams was named to a vice presidents Post with the red sox. Ruffing who has just missed selection on no less than six occasions was second on the computerized list with 208 votes 14 Short of the 226 minimum needed for election. Williams was named on 282 of the 202 ballots cast As the writers mentioned 49 different former players on their biennial ballots. Williams 93.3 percentage a hailed As a a tremendous endorsement by his former manager Joe Cronin now the american league president a ranked him sixth on the All time list of Hall of Fame winners. Lou Gehrig a special selection in 1939 was considered to be unanimous while Tycobb polled 98 per cent of the vote when the Hall of Fame was founded in 1936. Babe Ruth and John Wagner each polled 94.2 per cent the same year and Feller was elected in 1962 with a 93.8 percentage. Tom Yawkey cited by Williams As the a greatest baseball owner who Ever lived a lauded his former playing Star and new front office executive for his a landslide a i done to know of any player who worked As hard As Ted to Merit this distinction a Yawkey said. In his 19 full or partial seasons with the red sox Williams led All american league batters six times twice captured batting a coveted triple Crown was most valuable player in 1946 and 1949 and led the league in homers four times in route to a 521 career total. His .344 career average included baseball a last .400 Job a .406 Pace in 1941, and a Tor rid .388 average in 1957 when a i was 38 years old and my legs were a Ted never made mistake at Home plate Stengel by Milton Richman Fri sports writer new York up a the old Man a cinch to make it some Day himself have been any happier than he was by the news that Ted Williams had been elected to baseball shall of Fame. A they could no a made a better Choice a crackled the familiar voice of 75-year-old Casey Stengel Over the phone from his Home in Glendale Calif. A a there a no question he was the Best left handed hitter in baseball a a added the retired manager mixing tenses with his usual reckless abandon. Ephs homa in lop Small College sextet Boston up a front run ners Boston University and we hams carried on while the also rans went through their weekly juggling act in the latest United press International Eastern College hockey ratings. The Boston University terriers maintained their ten Point Lead in the major College class As coach Jack Kelley a skaters grabbed nine of 16 available first place votes to Lead Clarkson by the same margin the terriers established last week. Clarkson unbeaten in la games this season picked up five of the missing top ballots while strengthened a second place hold to ten Points Over third place Cornell. The top four in the Eastern major College ranks remained unchanged As St. Lawrence continued a solid fourth northeastern upset Winner Over Brown scrambled past the Bruins into fifth place while Harvard made its first appearance on the list As Boston College fell off for the first time. In the Small College ranks once beaten Williams accounted for eight of la first place votes and a 49 Point total for solid first place Possession for the third successive week. Coach Bill my Cormack a Sephen boasted a healthy 12-Point Edge on american International As the aces remained in second place despite a Rel at evly unimpressive record of seven wins and five losses. Little Colby College Winner of a single first place vote and despite a losing record of 4-6-1 leaped from sixth to third place in the latest listing while surging new Hampshire held on in fourth place and Merrimack remained fifth while catching a single top vote. Bowdoin third a week ago unaccountably skidded to sixth while Boston state had one first place vote but Only a ten Point total for seventh place. Middlebury and Vermont rounded out the Small College listing in that order. A sure he beat me a Lotta times. So what he beat everybody. Personally i liked him As much off the Field As on. He was amazing a specially when you consider he was playing in a Field that Wasny to built for him. A the never made a mistake at Home plate. That a right i said never he can stand up there sideways which he does and see balls and strikes better than the umpires. Some people used to say he did no to drive in enough runs. That a a Lotta Birdseed. A you have nine men on a club Haven to you what was wrong with them the red sox not having a Man ahead of him and a Man behind him so he could hit the Way he really wanted and drive in More runs it Wasny this fault they Din to have those men. Why should he Chase bad balls no sir they can to Tell me that. And what a More As a Fella i think he a a too per told that Williams had garnered 93 percent of the vote but that 20 members of the baseball writers association of America did not include the sex Boston sluggers name on their ballots Stengel had a Quick reply. A i care How Many left him off a he said. A if they Hadda pitch against him they would a left him off. Ill guarantee you there is a move already afoot by some of the writers to have the five year waiting period waived in Casey Scase so that he can be voted into the Hall of Fame immediately instead of having to wait until he sat least 80. A it does t make any difference to me a he ribbed. A but i appreciate the writers going out of their Way like that. Ifs Nice they have that opinion about me. I can to thank them enough. But that Sall i Wanna Sav about Casey still walks with the Aid of a Cane following last Summers surgery for a broken hip which brought about his premature retirement As manager of the new York mets. A i feel fairly Good a he said and he sounded it too. A the Only trouble is that i pulled a muscle in my shoulder and it bothers me just like Mickey Mantle he a yeah i see where he a Gonna play first base a said Casey. A you done to have to run far when you re playing there and you Only have to throw 90 or 125 feet. He Hurt his shoulder in a world series against Milwaukee and few people Ever knew about it. He Sall right in my Book. A and so is the other Guy Williams. Now i remember him one Day when we had this doubleheader with Boston. A same old Casey. He a never Gonna change. See amp ski with the worlds Best skiers enjoy the first 1966 National professional ski league v race sat Stratton Mountain next wednesday and thursday january 26-27. Prize Money $10,000 a stratton1 Stratton Mountain Vermont see our hundreds of clearance bargains open tonight till 9 furniture co. 519-525-529 main Street Bennington phone 442->346 a open Friday evenings a i

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