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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - March 2, 1966, Bennington, Vermont 8-Bennington Banner wednesday March 2, 19fif> sabers enter tourney wars by Tom Hughes there can be no doubt that tonight s quarterfinal basketball encounter Between Bennington Catholic and Bellows Falls set for Rutland at 7 30, will be a Attis Between the big d and the big o. The sabers Are the Best defensive club in the sol and probably in the state while Tim ryans terriers Are the most explosive offensive team around. Just prior to tuesday s final practice session before the sabers initial entry into the tournament wars a top seed eliminated the necessity of a play Down game Frank Bizzarro voiced a guarded optimism about his teams chances of a third straight win Over the terriers. A if we play our regular game we should win a Bizzarro said. A in a situation like this you know what can happen. You just Hope it won what can happen is that the Saber defense after giving up Only 40 Points a game All season will suddenly fall apart and the terrier offence which is hot cold from period to period will be hot All night. Neither possibility is Likely. Bizzarro saw the Bellows Falls Windsor play Down game which the terriers took 60-58. He had words of Praise for Frank Pencek the tall but not very Beefy terrier Center who scored a personal High of 25 Points to Pace Theryan men. Pencek kept Tough Dick Crotty one of the top scorers in the league on the Bench. Bizzarro expects that Ryan will go with Pencek who can hit from either Baseline rather than Start the More experienced Crotty. However the Saber Mentor still rates Crotty one of the toughest inside men around praising his a Good if Pencek falters the Buzzer will sound quickly and Crotty who is foul prone will appear. A Rick Kane terrier Junior sin or we by h guard is probably one of the better backcourt men in the league. Well be pressing outside to Stop him a Bizzarro commented. The other guard Dave Barry is far less trouble from the floor and the sabers plan to let him shoot gambling that he wont do the damage that Kane might. Bizzarro plans to Stop Jim Ross the sol scoring Champ with the same Maneu vers that held him under control in the two earlier meetings. Ross who likes to shoot or drive from the Corners will be faced with Billy Brooks who is faster and has an uncanny Knack of stuffing much taller opponents. The last terrier a a Hooker aumand a gets rid of the Ball quicker than anyone in be seen a Bizzarro noted. A the s a Streak Ball player who can be trouble of he s on. Playing him in close does no to help because he gets rid of the Ball too the Saber coach expects a 2-1-2 zone defense from Ryan but the champs have been a working in practice on everything possible he might this includes a version of the chs 1-2-2 zone which Ryan used in the first game against the sabers. Bizzarro notes that while Bellows Falls has used a press this year Ryan does not really have the personnel for it. Besides a your Speed up front should take care of a press. Wed actually Welcome chs scrimmage St. Joseph a of North Adams runner up to Drury in the Northern Berkshire league on monday night and Bizzarro was very satisfied with the results. A Small Quick team the saints Are much like Montpelier the team every one thought would provide the Semi final opposition for tonight a Winner. But Burlington upset the solons tuesday night 43-41, and threw the tournament into a bit of a the sabers win tonight there is plenty of time to think of the Battle with the seahorses. Asked about the Rutland Msj game Bizzarro would not make an outright prediction but said a Jim Browne has done a great Job at Msj. I think Msj is a better Ball Browne himself blames Msj a two losses to the raiders pm the fact that a Rutland just does t play poorly against dodger players support pitchers salary demands by Mil i on Richman up sports writer Vero Beach fun. Up a the world Champion los Angeles dodgers Are behind Sandy Koufax and Don Drysdale too cent a the players that is not the front office. Between them Koufax and Drysdale Are asking for one million dollars spread Over three years or a pair of unprecedented contracts which break Down to $500,000 apiece. E. J. Puzzle Bavasi the executive vice president and general manager of the dodgers whose Job it is to Deal with Koufax and Drysdale claims he Isnit Overly worried because a both Are sensible still he says their joint demand is a Way out of line and adds the dodgers simply will have to Start the season without them if they done to scale Down their figure. The existing impasse puts the rest of the dodger players in a ticklish position. They can to come out in Masse in favor of the two holdouts because the brass would frown on that. And they can to very Well Knock Koufax and Drysdale because they still will have to live with the two aces when they eventually do sign. Nonetheless you Only have to speak with a dozen or so of the dodger players Here in Camp to discover they re rooting for Koufax and Drysdale All the Way. Before he even began negotiations Koufax prime concern was that his teammates might feel he was being too hogfish. Sandy can forget that fear because they re All convinced he is fighting their Battle for them. A was far As in a concerned i Hope he gets As much As he can a said Veteran Relief Ace Ron Perranoski. Salary a that goes for both of them Quot he said glancing up at Drysdale a locker which like Koufax Bas his uniform hanging there ready and waiting. A knowing Sandy the Way i do in a sure he a concerned about what the rest of us think a Perranoski went on. A i can Tell him though we re behind him too per As an afterthought Perranoski smiled and said a i Hope he shows up though. Id hate to have to pitch 162 of those games by outfielder Lou Johnson feels the same Way As Perranoski. A they deserve every Penny they re asking a he said dividing his attention Between a Turkey Sandwich and some Orange juice in the dodgers clubhouse. A i Hope they get it a Johnson said feelingly. A Only wish i was in a position to negotiate like that. Us resent what they re asking baloney. More Power to Mem both. Id love both of Mem to get what they want. And they know its not just mouthing off its from Johnson put the Container of Orange juice on the seat alongside his locker and pointed to his heart. Without a single exception every dodger player spoken to said he hoped Koufax and Drysdale got what they wanted. Even a few Miles Down the line at West Palm Beach where the Atlanta braves Are training one of their players took the stump for Koufax. A anyone of us who a resentful of what he a asking ought to have his head examined a said the player asking that his name not be mentioned. A we ought to get Down on our Knees and thank him. He a sticking his neck out for All of us. The Way i understand it he feels Why should the top baseball salary be arbitrarily set at $100,000? i know Imi never get that much or anywhere dear that but what Koufax is doing now is bound to help us like the players Bavasi is in a Sticky position too. He knows full Well what Koufax and Drysdale mean to the dodgers but at the same time he a also working for w alter of Malley and if the dodger owner wished to hand out Money head have hired a mechanical Jackpot instead of a general manager. A i done to blame Koufax and Drysdale for trying to get All they can a Bavasi said. A a that a their privilege. At the same time they have to be reasonable about it. Walter of Malley had to borrow Money to pay for the stadium. Do they expect me to go to him and ask him to borrow Money to pay the players salaries too a when Puzzle said that there Wasny to a dry Eye in the House. Tom Caron tourney results a ass i. Burlington 43, Montpelier 41 lass i Chesty 66, Woodstock 57 ass m Proctor 49, Ludlow 47 Efa Fairfax 57, Johnson 49 rallies tonight chs Bellows Falls at Rutland sacred heart Waterbury at Barre Randolph Marian at Barre Bowling results it ill so pastern end of season clothing Sale save on suits topcoats sport Coats pants hats shoes 1/2 Price on All boy ski jackets sweaters Caps were 1.50 to 2.50 now Only $100 Hunting socks $t.25 now Only 89$ shop and save at Shaffer men s shop 475 main St. Next to theatre High single b. Kenyon�?212 f. Snow�?203 d. Dickies 194 High triple d. Dickie�?550 f. Snow�?533 d. Shea�?510 standings w l the 68 24 Bowler ettes 541/2 371/2 Heald plastics 5 541/2 371/2 Mitch a real is. 52 40 Princess pin jims 511/2 401/2 Kool Kats 491/2 421/2 Oneida mkt. 48 44 dunhams furn. 451/2 461/2 the five Lou Lous 431/2 481/2 Besharat a mkt. 37 55 amateurs 351/2 561/s sliders 121/2 791/2 garage league High single r. Mullins�?253 l. Liggett�?233 j. Harris�?221 r. Lacroix�?221 High triple r. Mullins�?674 f. Ives�?600 m. Vince�?598 standings w l Val Lotts ins. 65 35 same a Gulf 62 38 Mon. Cycles 541/2 451/2 we. Amp by ghee 53 47 Liggetts Dodge 53 47 Heald plastics 48 52 Globe Union 461/2 531/s Madkour a mkt. 46 54 Mon. Roofing 451/2 541/2 philos elect. 45 55 Purdys inc. 431/2 561/2 Blue Benn jokers 36 64 classic league High single w. Kelley�?234 f. Messmer�?234 h. Pinsonneault�?218 High four j. Vallottl�?792 w. Kelley�?773 d. Tate�?765 standings w Perrotta insure. 49 Harrison vending 46 Madkour a 411/2 Liggett Bosworth 36 Bell laundry 36 Bennington lanes 32 i/2 Hoosick Falls 30 first Natl stores 30 l 27 26 341/2 40 40 391/2 42 46 want the Best get a Winkler Oil Burner a Low fissure featuring the heat keeper a new fuel saving device there is no substitute for Quality 113 depot St. Dial 2-6343 Bennington it. Hoosier grapplers take class c title Schenectady . Bill Miller a Hoosick Falls wrestler who has gone undefeated during the current wrestling season won the 98-Pound division championship for new Yorkus Section 2 Here monday As the Hoosier team captured the sections class c title edging Draper High of Schenectady and Washington county league Champion Cambridge. The Section ii championship held at it. Pleasant High school Here fielded 44 teams from All classes. The final standings were determined on the basis of one Point for a decision and two Points for a pin. The hoosiers coached by Bruce Wheeler finished with 32 Points while Draper had 30 and Cambridge 28. Miller a Sophomore who has won 23 straight matches this season will travel to Huntington Long Island this weekend to represent Section 2 in the state championships. Miller contributed to Points to the Hoosier total. Pete Harrington competing in the 168-Pound division lost in the final round to a wrestler from class a Champion South Glens Falls. The decision came on a 5-3 spilt in Points. Harrington finished second in his division in Section 2. Cambridge captured the Washington county league title on the strength of a 24-22 win Over the hoosiers in the last match of the regular season. In the league championships Cambridge emerged with five individual champions while the hoosiers took four of the top spots. Wheeler will accompany Miller to the state meet As a representative of Section 2. Celtics a main swell Eastern division Lead remember a Paul Hooker aumand snares a rebound from . Moore in the first of two encounters this season Between Bellows Falls and Bennington Catholic. The terriers gave the Bizzarro boys a Good scare but were buried by a 23 straight Point explosion in the fourth period. Hughes w Wisconsin blames Money for braves Quick move Milwaukee up a the need to make Money in a hurry because of a self inflicted financial problems drove the braves from Milwaukee an attorney for the state of Wisconsin said tuesday. Willard Stafford in his opening argument in the unprecedented antitrust suit against baseball said the sport should screen its owners As Well As it does its players. Stafford said the braves made Money in Milwaukee in the past few years despite Book and tax loss claims issued by the teams owners. He told judge Elmer roller he should order the braves a screaming or otherwise a to return to Milwaukee until the National league sees lit to Grant the City an expansion franchise. Stafford and Earl a. Junk in son counsel for the braves gave opening arguments in the second Day of the trial on the suit which charges the braves the National league and its nine other clubs with conspiring to Boycott Milwaukee in violation of state antitrust Laws. Bowle k. Kuhn a National league attorney was scheduled to give his opening argument today after which the state will Start calling witnesses. The state is expected to take a week or More to present its Case. J i n k i n s o n claimed t h e braves move to Atlanta at the end of the 1965 season was a necessary reasonable and justified and Boycotts no he said the Milwaukee county circuit has no jurisdiction Over the defendants and is without Power to enter the decree sought by the state. He said the states action could a destroy baseball As it is known today and Lead to utter ruination of the Boston up a the Boston celtics returned Home today carrying a 2 1-2 game Lead into the final to games of regular season play in the National basketball association. The celtics who Host the new York kicks tonight at Boston Garden strengthened their hold on the Eastern division Lead tuesday night by whipping the St. Louis Hawks 120-95 at St. Louis. While the celtics were breezing to Victory using All la players the Cincinnati royals squeaked by the second place Philadelphia 76ers 102-100. The loss dropped Philadelphia 2 1-2 games behind Boston. Third place Cincinnati is 4 1-2 games Back of the celtics with la games left to play. The celtics Sank their first three shots tuesday night and were never headed by St. Louis. Sam Jones gunned in 14 Field goals and added two free throws to Lead All scorers with 30 Points. John Havlicek red hot after intermission hooped seven Field goals and six free throws in the second half and wound up with 22. Bill Russell scored 20 Points and pulled Down 23 rebounds. Before the game Boston coach red Auerbach was honoured for his 1,000 Aba victories and on his impending retirement at the end of the season. He carried away an armload of gifts and a plaque from the sporting news an International weekly. Aba standings Eastern division Boston Phila Cincinnati new York w. L. Pct. Go 47 23 .671 44 25 .638 21/2 42 27 .609 41/2 27 40 .403 l8�/2 Western division w. L. Pct. Go los Angeles 38 31 .551 Baltimore 33 37 .471 51/2 san fran 31 39 .443 71/2 St. Louis 29 38 .433 8 Detroit 20 51 .282 19 Pizarro a invisible Many on Chison pitching staff United Prest International has anybody seen Juan Pizarro if so please notify the Chicago White sox at Sarasota Fla., immediately the White sox who opened their Spring training Camp tuesday have been searching in vain for the Veteran Southpaw for the past several weeks and the absence of the talented hurler is leaving manager Eddie Stankye a pitching problems somewhat in a bind. Pizarro who is the Only player unsigned has not been heard from since the end of the 1965 season and sox general manager de Short explained tuesday that the 29-year-old Pitcher has not answered his mail or replied to any of the dozen Telephone messages Short has left for him. Stanky who is looking for a a a stopper among his pitchers feels that Pizarro could be the Man but that head have to find out about the Santurce p.r., native first. So far a Varro rates As the a invisible Many of the staff. A number of teams succeeded in getting the signed contracts of some of their key players. The most notable signing was Yankee outfielder Mickey Mantle who became the first Yankee to sign a $100,000 contract for four straight years. The san Francisco giants finally came to terms with Willie Mccovey who hammered 39 Home runs and drove in 92 runs last season. The indications were that Mccovey received a raise of about $10,000, boosting his salary to about $40,000. Outfielder Bob Skinner signed his contract with the St. Louis cardinals Ken Hamlin inked his with the Washington senators a old third baseman de Charles and first baseman Ken Harrelson signed with the Kansas City athletics. The Boston red sox also corralled three players signing fall Mantilla Dennle Green and Dalton Jones. Outfielder Joe Christopher acquired in an off season Trade with the new York mets remained the Lone red sox player who has not agreed to terms for the coming season. Deron Johnson the National leagues runs batted in Leader last season officially became a Cincinnati holdout joining Pitcher Jim Maloney who was to have reported to Camp feb. 23pitcher Ralph Terry became a holdout with the Cleveland indians and his immediate chances of coming to terms with the management were reported to be slim. The mets hired former Pitcher Frank Lary As a minor league pitching coach. He will tour the minor league clubs this to instruct the Young. The los Angeles held a three hour with pitchers Joe and Dale Williams in impressive perform both Are among to the no. 4 behind Sandy a summer sters. Dodgers workout Moeller turning Mances. Candidates for starting spot Koufax Don Claude Osteen. Drysdale and Hight har Hess racing monday thru saturday racing rain or Shine heated Glass enclosed opening night saturday March 5th Post time 8 of pm daily double twin double Perfecta / Knuckles a Chicago White sox knuckle Ball hurlers de Fisher left and Hoyt Wilhelm compare notes at the Chison training Camp in Sarasota Fla. Chicago a pitching coach Ray Berros is starting his 18th season in the Post. Up i i m president studies ski a Rea possibilities Burlington a or. Shannon Mccune president of the University of Vermont reported to the Ulm Board of trustees recently that he has initiated a study of the possibility of developing a ski area at Centennial Here a which might serve teaching and recreation needs of the University and possibly the Mccune noted that the ski team needs a practice jump and that is being considered for the area but he added that he would like to look at the a total possibilities of the Centennial Field land. 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