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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - March 15, 1966, Bennington, Vermont It Bennington Banner tuesday March 15, 1966 Junior Hijji hoop league makes t tournament plans with regular season play Over the year the Bennington county Junior High basketball league coaches met monday night to arrange the schedules for the annual seventh and eighth Grade tournaments. In the seventh Grade division the top four teams in season play will vie in a single elimination tourney this weekend for the tournament Crown. Friday night Manchester 3-2 coached by Herb Bowen will face league Industrial Semi finals tonight the Princess restaurant team in the Industrial league will meet Eagle Square in the Semi finals of the league tournament tonight at 7 . At the state armory. In the second game slated to begin at about 8 30f St. Joe a upset Victory Over Vermont Bank and Trust in the Quarter final round will face Nadeau a. The two winners of tonight s games will meet for the tournament title in the 8 30 game on thursday night. A Consolation game will be held at 7. The final round games will also be held at the armory. Champion Arlington 4-1 with Ken Nickelson As Mentor at 6 30 at the Beni gym. In the second game Phil Bushee a Bennington seventh graders 3-2 will Battle Bob Gibbons St. Francis quintet 3-2. The second game will begin at 7 30. Saturday night the two winners will meet in the finals at 7 30. A Consolation game will be staged As a preliminary. Admission for All tournament games will be 25 cents for students and 50 cents for adults. All of the eighth Grade teams will compete in the upper Grade tourney scheduled for the weekends of March 25-26 and april 1-2. The schedule of first round games is listed below. Herb Bowens Manchester team took the eighth Grade title for the regular season followed closely by Tom Butterfield s Bennington quintet. The Kittens lost Only one game a to Manchester a while winning six. Other teams and their records for the season include Arlington coached by Ken Nickelson 4-3 St. Francis guided by Ted Galipeau 4-3 Bob Poblocki a Molly Stark squad 2-4 sacred heart coached by Jerry la Croix. 2-5 North Bennington led by Bud Kearny 1-5 and Shaftsbury coached by Dick Myers 1-6. The league and its tournament Competition Are now sanctioned by the headmasters association. Among the associations recommendations Are that a seventh grader May play in Only one tournament. Tourney slate seventh Grade Friday March 18 i 6 30 7 30 Manchester Bennington Arlington St. Francis saturday March 19 6 30 Consolation 7 30 championship eighth Grade Friday March 25 6 30 North Bennington a Bennington 7 30 Arlington a sacred heart saturday March 26 6 30 St. Francis a Molly Stark 7 30 Manchester a Shaftsbury Friday april i Semi finals saturday april 2 Consolation finals face off a middleweight Jose Gonzalez left and Don Fullmer pose with former middleweight Champion Rocky Graziano Center As a preview to the scheduled american middleweight championship fight Friday night. Graziano manages Bobby Cassidy who will also appear on Madison Square Garden card. Up Clemente scoffs at critics who Brand him complainer Kaliney a health big if in tigers Pennant Chase my Fred my m a be up sports writer happiness is a healthy Al Kaline As far As the Detroit tigers Are concerned and the 31-year<old outfielder is working hard to make the management smile. Kaline one of the american leagues great outfielders for Many years has been bothered by Osseo Myllis and other injuries for the past few seasons but the tigers Are confident that of he stays healthy this year they have a Good Chance to win the Pennant. The former Al batting Champion has been working hard to get himself in Good shape this Spring and the Effort paid off Early returns monday when he hit a clutch seventh inning Home run to help the tigers defeat the los Angeles dodgers 4-3. Kaliney a Homer off Howie Reed triple by Norm Cash and tied the score at 3-3. Two batters later shortstop Dick Mcauliffe homered to give the tigers their third straight Grapefruit league Victory Gates Brown also homered for Detroit in a Pinch hit role. Claude Osteen the dodgers no. I Pitcher with Don Drysdale and Sandy Koufax still unsigned pitched three scoreless innings for the losers while Johnny Hiller and Dave Wickersham hurled shutout Ball for Detroit Over the last seven innings. Willie Mays hammered i. Which came followed a distinction new York up a Rogers Hornsby and Ted Williams Are the Only two players Ever to win baseball s triple Crown of batting More than once. Hard of hearing enjoy pleasure with he a Nau Ivy hearing instruments made to your individual requirements. Call now make an appointment for wednesday March 16, 2 to 3 . Frosts pharmacy 198 North Street phone 442-5980 o. L. Doh or icon consultant second Homer in As Many Days and Rookie outfielder Ollie Brown crashed a three run clout to give the san Francisco giants a 5-4 Triumph Over the Chicago cubs. Browne a Homer came off lefty Dick Ellsworth in the seventh and handed Leo Durocher a new team its third successive one run defeat. The Victory was the giants third straight. The giants lost the services of two catchers for a while. Tom Haller will be out at least a week with a split Finger and Dick Bertell will probably miss a few Days after colliding with the cubs Byron Browne on a play at the plate. Chuck Hinton a 400-foot triple with the bases loaded highlighted a four run first inning uprising to Pace the Cleveland indians to a 5-2 Victory Over the California Angels. Rick Reich Ardt hit his second Home run of the exhibition season for the Angels. Felipe a iou made a spectacular catch to save a run then drove in a run with a fifth inning double to Lead the Atlanta braves to a 2-0 Victory Over the Baltimore orioles. Braves pitchers Tony Clonin Ger Dan Schneider and Cecil Upshaw combined to hold the orioles to Only four hits. Phil Linz drove in three runs with a pair of hits As the Philadelphia Phillies Defeated the Minnesota twins 5-3. Doug Clemens Tony Gonzalez and Clay Dairymple also collected two hits each As the phils handed the defending Al champs their fifth straight defeat. Gordy Coleman and Vada Pinson hit Home runs to Lead the Cincinnati reds to a 4-2 Victory Over the Houston astros. John Bateman homered for the astros. Reds Pitcher Jim Maloney still unsigned repeated his intention to sit out unless his terms Are met. The Chicago White sox got three hit pitching from Joel Horlen Tommy John de Fisher and Roger Nelson to whip the new York mets 4-1. Al Weis collected three hits for Chicago while Jim Hickman accounted for the mets run with his second Homer of the Spring. Roberto Clemente socked a three run Homer and Bill Mazeroski accounted for a Solo blast to spark the Pittsburgh pirates to a 5-1 Victory Over the St. Bouts cardinals. Mike Shannon homered in the ninth for St. Louis to Avert a shutout. Pirate manager Harry Walker fined Pitcher Al Cbeari $25 for reporting to the Field 15 minutes late. By Milton Richman up sports writer fort Myers Fla. Up a no matter How Many batting titles he wins nor How Long he keeps playing Ball Roberto Clemente knows some people will always Mark him Down As a chronic complainer. do that automatically because the Pittsburgh outfielder has been beset with a number of ailments which could t be seen on the surface such As a Long standing nervous stomach and a More recent bout with malaria. It bothers Clemente that some of his past troubles were looked upon with a noticeable Trace of scepticism. Quot lots of sportswriters come up and ask me a is there anything wrong with you now a said the pirates 31-year-old batting Champ with special emphasis on the word now. Quot i Tell Mem All to go to hell a Clemente snapped. That answer does nothing to enhance his popularity but Clemente who has racked up three National league batting titles already including a pair in the last two years says he really does no to care. People say i complain a lot and there a always something wrong with me a he said pulling on his baseball stockings before a Grapefruit league game. A Only i can feel my trouble though. They can to. A a in be always had a nervous stomach. The doctors tried to find the reason but they . There have been times i had it real bad. It took a lot out of me. I worried about it and i the pirates were the ones who really worried a year ago this time however when Clemente still was Home in puerto Rico with malaria. He missed most of Spring training Mcaa championship quintet usually lacks superstar College Park my. Up a the thread of a familiar pattern is running through the Mcaa basketball championships Here this weekend. When the finest collegiate team in the land is crowned saturday night at Cole Field House on the University of Maryland Campus amid the usual hysteria one fact is certain a the Quot player of the year will not be on the winning team. The Best College basketball player of 1965 was Michigan a cazzie Russell a and his magnificent three year Star studded career reached a bitter Sweet finale when he and his Wolverine teammates lost to Kentucky 84-77 in the Mideast regional at Iowa City saturday night. The defeat crushed russells fond dream of someday playing on an Mcaa title team. But Russell has one Consolation in his hour of defeat. He a joined a rather exclusive club a one already including such Illus Myca league the Myca basketball league continued its second round of play monday evening with two games. In a close one the crawdads Defeated the 69ers, 64-60, and lobs robbers had an easy time defeating Thebo lets 95-58. The High scorers for each team were Al Mears of crawdads 24scott Racicot 22gregg Croff 23and Gary la flamme 34. Trios names As Bill Bradley Jerry West Oscar Robertson and Wilt Chamberlain. They never played on an Mcaa title team either although both West and Chamberlain came within one Point of turning the trick. In fact the pattern of the Mcaa tourney in recent years seems to favor the teams with a balanced Well rounded attack instead of the clubs boasting the erne the last team led by a Quot player of the year selection to go All the Way was the 1956 san Francisco team led by Bill Russell who seems to be an exception to All the patterns. This weekend in the Mcaa finals the top ranked Kentucky team fits the definition Best of the Well balanced unit in the tradition of the Cincinnati and Urcla champions of recent years. Although lacking a first team All America selection coach Adolph rupps team plays As a cohesive unit with a Well disciplined attack. Kentucky could Well be the last stand for the Well balanced Type of team in the next few years. For next year Urcla coach Johnny wooden will finally unveil the Sophomore who a expected to dominate College basketball the next three years a Lew Alcindor. Most College basketball followers seemed convinced hell Lead the Bruins to at least one Crown the next three years a of not three. But then who would have believed that players like Wilt Chamberlain Oscar Robertson and cazzie Russell would never play on an Mcaa title team Alcindor will be bucking a lot of tradition. Beni gymnasts prepare for annual gym exhibition by David Peterson Beni Catamount Beni a a physical education classes for boys taught by Theodore Eisenman began this week with their Heads in the Clouds. The trampoline is Back in use after one year in Mothballs and to be Able to do. He also shows the boys a stunt called the Watermelon which not Many of the boys wish to try. Coach e. Does this quite Well. Its really hard to explain in words. Eisenman Springs his body High into the air and then with the annual gym exhibition tarts Forward flip without preen in Park one mile from Williamstown mass on la s route 7 ladies night every tuesday women admitted free Post time 8 00 pm crawdads g f t Young 8 0 16 Beaudoin 2 0 4 Rogers 2 i 5 Shea 0 0 0 Durocher 6 i 13 Mears 12 0 24 totals 30 2 62 69ers g f t Wilkinson 5 2 12 Graves 0 0 0 Guettl 9 2 20 Corcoran 3 0 6 Racicot la 0 22 totals a of 28 4 60 boules g f t Phillips i 0 2 Croff 8 7 23 b. Warner to 2 22 g. Warner 0 0 0 Romano 7 0 14 totals 26 9 58 robbers g f t Maloney 14 i 29 Mears 0 0 0 Derosia 2 0 4 Schneski 12 2 26 Allard i 0 2 Laflamme 14 6 34 totals 43 9 95 coming up its getting quite a lot of use. Eisenman demonstrates to the boys the stunts mandatory for this phase of gymnastics. Coach e. Also tries to teach the boys to understand the need for safety on the tramp and the Correct Way of mounting and dismounting. Eisenman stresses the fact in All his classes that there is to be no one on the tramp unless he and four spotters Are present. This Rule is strictly enforced. The Junior High classes Are learning such stunts As knee drops seat drops and front drops. Some of the boys More advanced in this skill Are learning How to do knee flips Forward and backward flips. The senior High students Are almost professionals on the trampoline. Most of the boys have had at least two years of experience and most of the mandatory Maneu vers or stunts Are quite easy for them. The annual gym exhibition is just around the Corner and several boys Are polishing up their acts. Paul Davis Greg Croff Duane Knapp and Teddy Eggsware four out standing Beni gymnasts will be performing on the tramp during this years exhibition. All four of the boys starred in last year s performance. Coach Eisenman demonstrates All the stunts he expects the boys finishing it completely then he drops to the tramp Landing on the Back of his shoulders and neck then he throws his body Forward and Springs to his feet. Although difficult to visualize and even harder to do Greg Croff will prove it can be done at the annual exhibition. A Date for the exhibition has yet to be set but it will be open to the Public and everyone will be Welcome. The heating Oil and the service you can depend on Call 442-6308 today i. H. Winslow plumbing amp heating Supply co. 303 depot Street Bennington reds personnel called Best in no and was still weak when he reported but played in 152 games anyway and wrapped up his second straight Crown with a .329 figure. Clemente shrugs his shoulders when you ask him about his chances for a third consecutive batting championship however. Quot i never think about that before the season a he said carefully Curling the tops of his thin Whites Over his stockings. Quot toward the end of the year i Start thinking about it. Not Clemente starting his 12th season with Pittsburgh and owning a .309 lifetime batting average claims the More he plays the More tired he gets. He is not alone there although when the going gets toughest along about september you can generally depend upon him to keep going with his Bat when most of the others begin faltering. Quot i did it last year by just meeting the Ball a he said. Quot i did no to swing hard at All. I think in a going to do the same thing this year. We have two Good hitters behind me now and i done to have to swing so he Means Don Clendenon and Willie Stargell. The two hit a total of 41 homers to clementes to last year. Quot they always say we need someone to hit Home runs a said Clemente. Quot we got some Guys who can nowt i Don t care for Home runs. I showed pm i could do it when i hit 23 in 1961. Home runs Arentt that important though. Not to me Roberto Clemente is an unusual fellow. They pay him better than $65,000 a year although he averages Only to homers a season. Good pitching never bothers him much. The Only thing that does Are the people who think he s a complainer. Botox 0-5 in Grapefruit Competition Winter Haven Fla. Up a three veterans and a Rookie were set for double duty today As the Boston red sox try for their first Spring exhibition win against the Philadelphia Phillies. Lee Thomas Tony Horton Tony Conigliaro and Rookie Joe Foy the most valuable player in the International league last year were ordered to undergo a special batting practice today manager Billy Herman whose team is wingless in five Grapefruit league outings said monday he was satisfied with the pitching and about one half of the batting. At fort Lauderdale monday three runs in third and single markers in the fourth and final inning were All the new York Yankees needed to squeeze out a 5-4 Victory Over Boston. Yankee Bobby Richardson clinched the Victory in the ninth with a two out run scoring single to break a 4-4 tie. By Leo h. Petersen up sports editor Tampa Fla. Up a Man for Man the baseball experts contend the Cincinnati reds have the Best club in the National league. Cincinnati a new manager Don Heffner agrees with them. Quot i Trade our starting eight regulars for the starters of any other club in the league a Heffner says of the reds. Quot we have the Power the defense the Speed and More pitching depth than any team in the league. Quot we Are solid in every department. That a Why i think Well the reds who finished a disappointing fourth last year after being in the thick of Contention until the final week of the season made one major change for 1966. They sent Frank Robinson one of the game s outstanding outfielders to the Baltimore orioles for pitchers Milt Pappas and Jack Baldschun. Quot we made the Deal a Heffner explained Quot because we needed pitching. We led the league in hitting and Fielding last year so it was Plain that pitching was our they also made the Deal to make room on the team for Rookie Tommy Helms one of the most sought after players in the majors. Helms hit .319 at san Diego last season and .381 in 21 games for the reds. Helms will take Over at second base with Pete Rose the All Star second baseman last year who hit .312, shifting to third. Deron Johnson the regular third baseman last year who led the league in runs batted in with 130, will take Over for Robinson in the Outfield. Johnson however will be stationed in left with Tommy Harper who started to Blossom in 1965 with 18 Home runs and 65 a big a shifting to right. Vada Pinson the Speed merchant who hit .305 with 22 hrs and 94 a big a will be Back in Center. Gordy Coleman against right handed pitching and Tony Perez against Southpaw hurling will platoon at first base. Between them they hit 26 Home runs and batted in 104 runs. Leo Cardenas who hit .287, will be Back at Short. Heffner May platoon John Edwards and Don Pavletich behind the plate. Edwards a left handed hitter is the better receiver but Pavletich a righty swinger has More Power. Pavletich hit .319 last season against .267 for Edwards. Chico Ruiz will be a Reserve infielder with Art Shamsky Marty Keough Dick Simpson Mel Queen and Charley James bidding for the three Outfield Utility spots. Heffner has a wealth of starting Pitcher material. The Only three sure of being in the starting rotation Are Sam Ellis the Ace of the staff last year with 22 victories Jim Maloney a 20 game Winner and Pappas who was 13-9 at Baltimore. Ellis lost to games Maloney nine. Jim o Toole who won Only three games last year after a 17-7 record in 1964 Joey Jay 9-8joe Nuxhall 11-4 John Tsitouris 6-9 and Bill Mccool who compiled a 9-10 record in Relief Are the other possible starters. Beni r riflemen notch third straight Victory Northfield a the Beni Rifle team gained its third straight shoulder to shoulder Victory saturday at Northfield High school squeezing by the Northfield marksmen with la Points. The two teams fired in fair positions prone standing sit Ting kneeling. The five highest aggregate scores were totalled to determine the team scores. Shooting for Beni were Bill Tudor Pete Comar Bruce Faller Ruth Gavin Ron Gallett Bill Harmon Bob Atwood Joe Rousseau Steve Cleveland sue White and Rita Walker. High scores for saturdays match included 99 prone Tudor and Fitzgerald Northfield 90 standing Comar 98 sitting Walker and Fitzgerald Northfield 98 kneeling Harmon 375 aggregate Comar. Beni total Pete Comar 375 Bill Harmon 373 Rita Walker 364 Bill Tudor 360 Steve Cleveland 344 1816 a of Northfield total Gary Diehl 368 David Harley 365 David Pierson 360 de Richardson 356 sue Williams 356 1805 fizz buried new York up a sunny Jim Fitzsimmons the legends by figure of racing was buried today at holy Cross cemetery Brooklyn n.y., after a solemn requiem mass. He died Friday at the age of 91. the Best fuel you can buy with the Best in Mobil service. From m0bilheat u to ites Henry m. Tuttle co. Inc. I 13 depot Street dial 2-6343 Bennington Hickok Hickok belts Adams clothes shop i shoes too rent. An electric carpet Shampooer for Only $100 when you Purchase i gallon of knights carpet shampoo Fok As Little As 3.39 completely Safe wont harm surfaces or fabrics that water a Quot an t harm. Economical effective easy to use just Brush in and let dry no rinsing necessary h. Greenberg amp son inc. 321 Moin St. Dial 2-6325 Bennington

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