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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - January 21, 1966, Bennington, Vermont Midwest College quintets dominate weekend action Trail Bennington Banner Friday january 21, 1966�?9 United Presa International seventh ranked Kansas takes on archrival Kansas state in a big eight game saturday night in the Only contest involving a member of the top to teams in the nation. Kansas which was upset earlier in the week by Nebraska is led by big Walt Wesley. Kansas state has an Opportunity to deflate the j a Hawks still further and enhance its own chances of Pine cobble skiers Shine Williamstown mass. A Pine cobble school was the Host school at a Tri league ski meet held at Jiminy Peak thursday. The other two schools participating were the Bement school of Deerfield and Berkshire country Day school of Lenox. Though Pine cobble school placed third in the meet Marble Mclelland of Pine cobble was first among the 28 skiers and Peter Wynant placed 6. Others in the top twelve included Candy Roberts and Glenn Lowry. The next Tri league meet will be held on february second at Bosquet s in Pittsfield. Overtaking the nebraskans in the conference standings. Michigan hosts Minnesota saturday and with cazzie Russell in the lineup was not expected to have much trouble with the Golden gophers although the return of Lou Hudson has made Minnesota tougher. Michigan state tied with Michigan for the big ten Lead was considered an underdog against Iowa on the Hawkeye court where Iowa has not lost in five games. Ohio state and Northwestern were to tangle at Lincoln saturday. Ohio state has not won a big ten game and Northwestern has won Only one. Friday Oregon and Oregon state clash. In thursday action South Carolina state toppled Florida Aam 104-84, Bowling Green edged Northern Illinois 74-72, West Virginia Wesleyan knocked off Alderson Broaddus 72-69, Virginia tech smashed East Carolina 83-64. Florida Southern whooped Stetson 69-49, Denison beat Marietta 74-69, Akron stopped North Carolina Aat 78-72, and North Dakota smashed Parsons 97-75. Many colleges Are still holding semester examinations making the game schedule especially Light. New England ski reports Boston up a the new England Council United press International ski guide for new England at 2 . Thursday u. S. Weather Bureau Outlook for the ski areas of new England becoming generally fair on Friday with partly Cloudy skies and Likely some Sunshine in most sections. Little change in temperature holding near or below freezing in the mountains and in the 30s or near 40 in Southern areas. Fair and generally colder Friday night. Vermont it. Ascutney to to 8 inches base powder 3 inches new Snow. Bromley 4 to 12 powder 2 new Snow. Burke mt., 8 to 33 packed in powder. Burrington Hill 4 to to powder 2 new Snow. Cari Nula 8, powder and in Frozen granular. Dutch Hill 7 to 18 powder in Frozen granular. Glen Ellen 12 to 31, powder 4 new Snow. Haystack mt., 3 to 8, powder i new Snow. Hogback 2 to 6 powder in i new Snow. Jay Peak 13 to 35, powder i new Snow snowing. Killington 7 to 15, powder 4 to 6 new Snow. Madonna mt., 26 to 40, powder 2 to 4 new Snow. Mad River Glen 22, powder i new Snow. Magic mt., 2 to 8, powder 2 new Snow. Middlebury Snow bowl 6 to 28 powder Light Snow. Keino 4 to to powder 2 in new Snow. Pico Peak la to 24, powder 5 new Snow. Pine top packed powder. Prospect mt., 4, powder 5new Snow. Round top mt., 5 to to in powder 4 to 6 new Snow. It. Snow 7 to 15, powder 3 new Snow. Stowe 24 to 36, powder i in new Snow. Stratton mt., to to 15 packed powder 2 new Snow. Sugar Bush 16 to 32, powder 3 to 4 new Snow. Suicide six 5 to 8 packed in powder. It. Tom 12 to 8 packed in powder. M Benjamin Hill 2 to 14 Inch base packed powder surface i to 2 inches new Snow. Berkshire Snow Basin 6, in powder machine made 6 new Snow. Boston Hill 9 packed powder. Bouquets 4 to 6 powder 2 new Snow. Brodie mt., 4 to 20 packed powder. Butternut Basin 16 to 8, machine made 3 to 2 new Snow. Catamount 20 to 4, powder 2 new Snow. Hamilton slopes 9, packed wet. Incl ahead ski area 6 to 12, packed powder. Jiminy Peak 12 to 6, packed powder 3 new Snow. Jug end to packed powder. Lockes slope 6, packed powder 2 new Snow. Methuen ski area 2 to 12 in packed powder 2 new Snow. Oak n Spruce powder machine made i new Snow. Otis Ridge 3 to 12, powder 2 new Snow. Page Hill 16, packed in wet i new Snow. 9 to 9 wed., thor., Fri 9 to 6 mon., tues., Sot. Kenmore North St. Shopping Plaza Bennington a a prices Are Horn Here. Raised elsewhere Quot a profitable franchise Opportunity with general motors in Bennington motor truck transportation from the farm pickup to the giant Highway haulers is one of the fastest growing industries in the nation. The number of trucks in operation has More than doubled since 1945. The Gumc truck a coach division of general motors corporation is serving this growth with a Complete line of the most advanced trucks in the Industry. Gumc offers. V-6 truck engines that incorporate design features not found in any other engines. These Are the Power plants that Hove established new records for durability and performance. They Are drawing More new customers every Day. Toro flow diesel engines from 135 to 220 . These Are the engines that Are revolutionizing the Industry and bringing new Economy to the medium tonnage truck user. A Complete line incorporating full conventional Short conventional and tilt cab models providing unsurpassed application and flexibility. Unexcelled Quality. Gumc manufacturing and Quality control standards Are a Model for the entire Industry. Public acceptance of these outstanding a Rucks has been extraordinary. From 16-ton to 60-ton units the swing is to Gumc. There is a proven product a profitable relationship and a secure future offered to the Able and aggressive businessman qualifying for this opening. Write or phone today for further details. 260 Needham Street Newton upper Falls mass. 02164 Telephone 332-7450 s weep by Lee Goerl Ach a helicopter is used by radio station try of Troy n.y., to Check on ski conditions in Southern Vermont the berkshires and new York state. I was taken for a ride Over Brodie Mountain and Jiminy Peak saturday in the fragile appearing flying machine. An on the scene Check is the Only sure Way of determining ski conditions these Days. The viewing is Fine from a helicopter if you Aren t too scared to open your eyes. In a so petrified of Heights that i can t look Down from a chairlift. It took every bit of courage i could Muster to step into the plexiglass Bubble. But i did no to Nave a Lead item for this week s column. Walter Glass who has logged More than 30,000 hours of flying time was a world War n bomber Pilot and who they assured me is one of the worlds Best helicopter pilots fastened the safety belts and we took off from the Brodie Mountain parking lot. Disc jockey announcer Lee Gray was taking a lesson in the Brodie ski school. He also takes flying lessons curiosity conquered fear As we soared Over Brodie and i looked Down on the slopes where the skiers were Schissing Back and Forth. It was great. We could see a couple of shiny spots otherwise the skiing looked Good. The View of route 43 in Hancock and the trails at Jiminy Peak on the other Side of the Mountain was Worth the Effort it took to keep from closing my eyes As we hovered in space Over the Valley. We could see the original trails on East Mountain As we came Back towards the parking lot. They Are pretty much grown in but the old rope Tow Shack still stands where the a mad russian Quot Gregory Makaroff and it. Snows Walt Schoen Knecht ran the old Brodie mount Ali ski area Back in 1946. Glass brought the helicopter Down so gently that it was impossible to Tell at what moment it came to rest on the ground. The machine can be landed in such a Small area that manager George Maynard of Jiminy Peak has cleared a spot in his own front Yard for the try whirl Bird. Brodie or director Jim carry a Young son Tom and Dean Scarafoni son of or. And mrs. Richard Scarafoni of North Adams and Brodie ski school director Frank Weston All had rides. It was a first for All of us. Gray said they will be at Killington this weekend and that they have promised to give gov. Hoff a ride. Killington is opening National ski week with an International ski instructors race and both fun and serious Media races for members of the press Ami radio. Free skiing lessons and a torchlight Parade Are All scheduled during the first three Days of the National Observance which opens today. Snow reporting under the new England Council system which was instituted this year after enough discussion to resolve the world situation does no to allow an operator to rate the condition of his slopes. It merely records Type and depth of Snow. Areas with Well groomed slopes Are justifiably indignant. The new system also discriminates against the honest operator who has spent years building up a reputation for sending out True reports on which a skier May depend. And to add insult to injury a War services have been indiscriminately editing out Many of the areas Seldom the big ones of course which is further hurting places like Brodie Bousquet s and dutch Hill. All three have been left out. Several times it has been on Friday the most important Day for weekend business. And they pay As much As the major areas for the service. Fred Pabst of Bromley says a i done to like the present method because it penalizes the person who has a very smooth slope skiable with four inches of packed Snow. When depth of base is used instead of Quality of skiing and we Aren t allowed to say excellent skiers go to the area listing 17 inches of Snow and the trails May be in worse shape because of rocks and most of the Berkshire areas Are in the same boat. They Are equally unhappy with the new system. The operators have spent time and Money removing rocks and stumps and seeding the slopes. Unless the skier is aware of this the time and Money has been wasted when Snow depth is used As the gauge for the reports. Pat and Ben Harris a handsome Pittsfield mass., couple who have been skiing Berkshire and Vermont slopes together since the Early pre lift Days have purchased Shorter skis this year. A we like them much better Quot they say. Ben has gone from six nines to six threes and Pat from six threes to five nines. The harrises have spent so much time skiing together in Matching outfits that they have become known to Many of the area operators. Their new look alike outfits this year Are Cranberry coloured. Ben retired from the general electric co. In 1959. He taught skiing at dutch Hill at one time. They keep up to Date on everything including their ski technique. They Learned during the Arlberg Days but switched As soon As More modern methods were introduced. Their pet Peeve is the Quot dangerous Quot tag pinned on skiing. A people who say skiing is dangerous make me mad. Its no More dangerous than swimming and in be taught both Quot Ben insists. A you jump off the end of a pier into deep water of you did no to know How to swim a you a drown. Yet a beginner will go to the top of the Hill with no idea How to control his skiis Point them Down and let them go. Quot danger in skiing is primarily the result of inadequate physical conditioning. Shuttling from to to ski slopes induces weakening at both ends of the Homo Sapiens. Poor equipment Little knowledge of control and bad judgment Are other major contributors to skiing accidents Quot Ben insists. Quot so it Isnit the sport that is dangerous it s the would be Quot we get into condition at the beginning of the season by hiking the ski trails Quot Pat interjected As she smiled approval of Ben s statements. Ben recommends that beginners take lessons and then Quot practice practice another Point of irritation with the harrises is people who say they Are a too old to they expect to ski until they Are 90. Quot when your legs will no longer support your body and you can to find a wheelchair equipped with runners then ifs time to quit the ski slopes Quot is Ben s philosophy. Ben also has views on stretch pants. They come in three sizes he claims Quot tight very tight and but he wears them. After ski talk Jane Rollins of Pico ski club won the United states Eastern Amateur ski association Junior qualifying race at Tenney Mountain in new Hampshire sunday More than eight seconds ahead of the rest of the Field. Irv Bugg of Dalton mass., gets his Money s Worth skiing. He starts the Day with a pack of cigarettes and smokes one after each run in order to keep track. His record is 17 rides on the sugar Bush Gondola. Oyster crackers and Ketchup and an occasional Jackrabbit was the fare of ski bum Warren Miller at Sun Valley 15 years ago. Now an internationally known ski photographer he dines with the ski greats of the world. Anton Stevens bus Driver for casser Tours of new York likes his ski areas As close As possible to the City. Quot i get paid whether in a driving or waiting. Id rather get paid for waiting Quot he said. Come save january clearance wild night at Boston Garden produces bus win Over Hawks by Dick Dew up sports writer Boston up a the Boston Bruins Are not Likely to win their Way out of the National hockey league cellar but their new found style of legalized War could very Well set a Boston Garden attendance record. The Bruins Defeated Chicago 4-3, thursday night which in itself is quite different. Boston Hadnot scored a win Over the Black Hawks since last March 28. Five Hawk wins and a Brace of ties had made up the Chicago domination this season. But Milt Schmidt a gang finally rallied and Chicago was counting bruises instead of Victory Points when the Hawks finally staggered out of the Hub on the latest visit. The Bruin heroes were so numerous Schmidt at temp to list them. But could Point to two injured players As trigger men of near riot conditions. Forbes Kennedy playing his first game after being idled by a broken toe staged a Brawl with sex Bruin Pat Stapleton that was so fierce it touched off a series of fist fights in the stands. Kennedy wound up with 17 minutes in penalties and a Nasty head Cut. Stapleton Wasny to Hurt but acquired 20 minutes in penalties a three minute margin that set the stage for Bostons winning goal. Bruin defensive Ace Eddie nil standings w. L. T. Pts. Of a Detroit Chic. Mont. Tor. . Bos. 21 12 21 13 21 12 18 14 9 21 47 131 97 46 142 102 46 129 97 41 108 102 26 109 145 8 26 4 20 83 159 thursdays results Boston 4 Chicago 3 Detroit 5 Montreal 2 Only games scheduled Westfall suffered the worst injury. He received two head cuts one requiring seven stitches when he was accidentally hit by Bobby Hups stick while flying full length on the ice. That Leo Boivin was penalized and Hull was not for the Westfall injury incident touched off a rain of trash that included such unfriendly but identifiable riving objects As Beer cans bottles and chair slates. One Clown Unsung hero thought it w As a dream Burlington a when John lefty Harrington is honoured in Boston on monday Jan. 24 As the Unsung hero of new England College football for 1965, it will literally be a a dream come the University of Vermont halfback thought he was dreaming when he first heard the announcement that he was the recipient of the annual award sponsored by the Boston tobacco table. Harrington had spent the Day skiing and was stretched out Ona Couch half asleep when the sports news came on Over Burlington television station Wax. A i heard my name and saw a picture of myself but i thought i must be asleep and dreaming the whole thing. Then some of the Guys started shaking me and congratulating me and i realized that what i had heard and seen was on television and not a dream Quot said Harrington. The Braintree mass., Junior who missed the entire 1965 season because of injuries suffered in an automobile Accident volunteered to help the Vermont football team in any Way he could and spent the fall helping to coach the freshman team. Harrington will receive his award monday evening at the 17th Unsung hero award dinner at the 1200 Beacon St. Hotel. Flung a piece of pizza. As to the game itself which was really sort of incidental though it broke Bostons three game wingless Streak and destroyed Chicago Schance for sole Possession of first place in the National hockey league standing Ron Stewart emerged As scoring hero. Hulls goal was his 37th of the season As he continued to make a shambles of the nil scoring race. But it was Only his seventh against the Bruins and first since Westfall took Over. 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