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Biddeford Kennebunk Wells Journal Tribune (Newspaper) - November 26, 1977, Biddeford, Maine In journal Tribune saturday nov. Is. 1177 in $ i in my a most. Francis opens tuesday against Husson Biddeford a nine returnees bolster the Outlook for the St. Francis College red knights As they open their College hoop season tuesday night at the Steve White gym against Husson College of Bangor. The red knights lost three starters to graduation but expect to floor a competitive club this season. Four of the veterans Are regarded As proven starters by St. Francis coach Jim Beaudry. Seniors Mike Stensland the team Captain and Mike Gadbois of Biddeford Are outstanding shooters who have quickness and considerable experience. Junior Center Harry Nelson All District 5 naia and All conference a year ago returns to Anchor the front court. Senior Dave Leary one of the teams most consistent players during his three years will team with Nelson up front. Steady senior Phil Lundberg will also see action up front. Hell be joined by rugged Sophomore Roger Ouellette of Biddeford in january. Soph Sharpshooter Dave Padavano and freshman Pat Sullivan will strengthen the front court. Also in the Back court a his season will be Junior Serge Smaila another excellent shooter and Good Ball handler and Sophomore Bob Lundberg who has shown Good Promise. Joining the team this year Are freshmen Vin Sablone and Tony Ciarocco. Both can move the Ball shoot and Are Tough defensive players. The red knights have a 22-game schedule this season. The slate includes a Canadian trip in january when St. Francis will take on Laval University and trois rivieras University. Tuesday nights game at the Steve White gym will be a sort of Homecoming for freshman Mickey Cosgrove of Husson. Cosgrove was a key cog for the Biddeford High school basketball team last year. Coach Beaudry gave the following profiles of his players for the upcoming season. A Gadbois is a four year Veteran with an excellent shot. He has the ability to move the Ball Well and can go to the Basket strongly. Leary positions very Well to grab More than his share of rebounds. His work around the Basket is exceptional. Phil Lundberg is a steadying influence. He shoots Well outside rebounds strongly on both ends of the floor and plays Strong defense. A Stensland is a hustling explosive player who never stops. An excellent Driver his Range and accuracy Are amazing. Nelson is the professor of Interior moves against bigger Pivot men. He can shoot very Well outside handles the. Ball Well and plays the game intelligently. Penetrate the defense and find the open will be shooting ability will keep the offence Man. Bob Lundberg philos brother our swing Man. His Ball handling and moving. A Padavano was hampered by a foot a. Hell be counted on to Gly this season. Sullivan the biggest of the freshman at 6-4 will be in action often. He combines strop rebounding with a deft shooting touch an Good passing ability. Mike suits a Sophomore from old Saybrook conn., is new to our roster. He shows great leaping ability Speed and a Good shooting touch. Ciarocco and Sablone will be worked into the lineup gradually. The red knights As in the past will feature a running attack. The schedule includes nov. 29 Husson dec. I at Thomas dec. 3 at Eastern Nazarene dec. 5 at University of Maine Farmington dec. 7 St. Josephus dec. To University of Maine Portland Gorham dec. 14 new England College Jan. 7 at Laval University Jan. I at trois rivieras University Jan. 13 at Nichols College Jan. 15 at St. Josephus College Jan. 18 Thomas College Jan. 21 at Gordon College Jan. 23 at new England College Jan. 25 Barrington College feb. 8 Nasson feb. To Gordon feb. 13 at University of Maine Portland Gorham feb. 15 at new Hampshire College feb. 18 Nathaniel Hawthorne College feb. 22 at Nasson feb. 25 at University of Maine Farmington defense is the key for Nasson s hoop Lions by Pete Barker staff writer Springvale a defense is the key word for the Nasson College men s basketball team for the upcoming Campaign which begins at new England College in Henniker . Tuesday at 8 . A i am pretty optimistic about the season if we choose As a team to play defense a a said lion coach Jim Stephenson. A if we done to we will be mediocre. Offensively. I think we can hold our own a Nasson shot 50 percent from the floor last year and scored 76 Points a contest. However the 81 Points per game that the defense gave up contributed to the final record of 7-13. With seven returning Letterman and two promising freshmen prospects Stephenson could Well have reason for his positive Outlook a Good place to Start is with Captain Jim Chaisson of Sanford. The 5-10 senior guard was second on the team in scoring with a 16-Point-per-game average As a Junior and has scored 834 Points in three years. A Jim is an excellent shooter a said Stephenson a the constantly works to improve his game. He is asserting himself As a Leader and is becoming very directive on the juniors Bob Mcaniff and de Beattie Are Back for duty at guard Stephenson describes Mcaniff from Newburyport. Mass. As a a Good bal handler and Good shooter who averaged 12 Points a game last year. He tends to play Well and produce in the clutch a said the coach. Beattie out of Rowley mass., a is probably our Best bal handler a said Stephenson a the is also an excellent defensive guard his jump shot is much improved and he will be used in pressure situations which he handles four front court men Are Back with iary per from Armonk n y., led the team in scoring with 16.9 Points a game last year. A Gary is a Fine Short Range jump shooter a said Stephenson. A the has showed a great Deal of improvement in defensive rebounding. He should also go Over the 1,000 Point Mark this Wilbraham mass. 6-3 senior . O Donnell was the leading rebounded in 1976-77 with to carols a game. . Is the Best inside Man on the boards a said Stephenson. A the jumps Well and is expected to be a Good offensive Bill Nordengren a 6-4 senior from Haverhill mass., a has improved his shooting in particular Quot said Stephenson. A the seems to be in better shape than last year and since he is a physical player. Could fill that role for Sophomore Jim Haley 6-2, from Allston mass. Played a lot of Ball in a Boston summer league and a has improved offensively a said Stephenson. A Jim is an excellent the two new freshmen that Stephenson feels will help immediately Are 6-2 Forward Kevin Tanner and 5-11 guard Lyle Morrison. Tanner who spent last year at Bridgton Academy after graduating from Arlington mass. Catholic High a is the Best All around basketball player we have a said Stephenson. A the is the Best rebounded the Best jump shooter and a tenacious defender. He will Start for Morrison who will Start in the backcourt beside Chaisson. Comes from Quincy mass. Where he played for a Good Quincy High team. A a very Fine bal handler a said Stephenson. A Lyle is very Quick and jumps Well. He and Tanner Are two of the better freshmen Here in the past few another freshman Jim Favreau. A guard out of Brunswick a has shown a great Deal of improvement in practice a said Stephenson. Favreau did not play in his senior year at Brunswick. Stephenson starting his eighth year at the Helm of the Lions believes that if his team plays defense it can beat anyone on the schedule which includes defending Mac Champion mpg and District five naia Power Husson College of Bangor. The Lions statistician is David Kelty. Nasson plays at mpg dec i at Suffolk University in Boston dec. 2, and at a mass Boston dec. 6 before meeting Gordon College in its Home opener thursday. Dec. 8at7 30p.m. The Nasson schedule nov. 29 at new England dec. I at University of Maine Portland Gorham dec. 2 Suffolk University dec. 6 at University of Massachusetts Boston dec. 8 Gordon dec. To Nathaniel Hawthorne dec. La new England dec. 13 at St. Josephus dec. 16 at University of Maine Farmington dec. 17 Plymouth state Jan. 28 Thomas Jan. 31 Gordon feb. 4 at Thomas feb. 6 University of Massachusetts Boston feb. 8 at St. Francis feb. La St. Josephus feb. 14 University of Maine Portland Gortian feb. 16 University of Maine Farmington feb. 18 at Husson feb. 22 St. Francis feb. 25 Nichols March i Nichols King makes a Royal debut United press International Maryland coach lefty Driesell a latest a new York connection Quot May turn out to be the most rewarding migration yet. Freshman Forward Albert King whom Driesell lured away from Urcla and other big name College schools in the off season made the first College appearance of his career Friday night and scored 13 Points As 13th-ranked Maryland routed Bucknell 95-62 in its season opener. A we re going to have to play some of the National teams to be Able to Tell How Good Albert is Quot said Driesell afterwards a but when he gets on the offensive boards he a King a graduate of Brooklyn a fort Hamilton High school last june joins an impressive list of new York City players who have been formerly recruited by Driesell. Steve Sheppard who played with the . Olympic basketball team in 1976, graduated from Maryland last season after grabbing player of the year honors his senior year at Dewitt Clinton High school in the Bronx Len Elmore currently with the a bad a Indiana pacers starred at Maryland after playing High school Ball at Power memorial. A yeah i was nervous but i got Over it a said the soft spoken King a 6-foot-6 Silky smooth Forward who started the game to the rousing cheers of a Cole Field House crowd King shot six-for-12 from the Field and grabbed seven rebounds in just 28 minutes and his flying slam Dunk in the second half brought the Maryland crowd to its feet. Chicks to play Saco cops Saco a the All american Chicks the Only woman s professional basketball team that plays police fire and sheriffs departments will be playing the Saco police benevolent association tonight saturday at 7 45 at Thornton Academy. The average Chicks team member has played four years of College Ball and has taught come from such new England colleges As coached and taught the game. Players Worcester state. Quins Gamond Earl Jameison and Brad Paul Bridgewater Stonehill Dean Una and Southern Connecticut the Chicks record for the current season is 28 wins and 4 losses. Members of the Saco police team will be Arthur Tardiff Charley Labonte Tom Leclair Ron Rochefort. Richard Valade Richard Nason. Al Martin Dick Nault Steve Martin Mary King. Bud Roberts in a ticket Winner named Biddeford Paul Martel of 4 Maple St., Saco is the latest Winner in the journal Tribune hockey sweepstakes contest. Martel s name was drawn Friday in the journal office he was the Winner of two tickets to the Maine mariners new Haven night Hawks game at the Cumberland county civic Center Portland wednesday nov. 30. There will be another drawing for the hockey sweepstakes contest next Friday. Bob Warner joins by basketball staff Boston mass. A Bob Warner a former basketball standout at Thornton Academy and the University of Maine has been named an assistant basketball coach at Boston University. Warner a 6-6 Forward who started for four years for the Black bears joins head coach Roy Sigler whose staff also includes Kevin Thomas. De Leibowitz and Marty Schoepfer. His main responsibility will be i the a a where he earned All state honors As a senior for coach Jeddy with the big men a graduate of Saco. Newman Warner went on to establish la records at Maine. Included in the list Are most rebounds in a game season and a career top scorer in a career Best shooting percentage in a career and most games played his Best season was his Junior year in which he finished second in the country in rebounds a game his average of 14 a game trailed Only John Irving of Hofstra. For his accomplishments Warner was named honorable mention All american. All Yankee conference and All new England. He was also All conference his freshman year while he was voted to the second team in both his Sophomore and senior seasons. In addition he was named All Maine during his entire four year collegiate career. Warner received his bachelors degree in physical education in june 1976. He then travelled to Europe where he spent a year playing in Belgium. He is the son of or. And mrs. Robert Warner of King Street in Saco. Mem sports scene Malibu Calif. Up Pepperdine University has offered the use of its new olympic sized swimming Pool to the City of los Angeles for the 1984 olympic games county supervisor Kenneth Hahn said Friday. The use of the Pool would save $18 million the Cost of a new facility he said. Hahn is a member of the Southern California committee for the olympic games. Only one other swimming facility in los Angeles county meets the requirements of the olympics a the Belmont Plaza Pool operated by the City of Long Beach. Norman. Okla. Up Oklahoma defensive Back Terry Peters was aware of Nebraska running Back in. Hipp s reputation before the sooner Cor huskers game Friday and Peters thinks he put a Dent in it. A i m. May be hip but today he was hit a said the Oklahoma senior a i put a hit on him out there and i looked Down at him and said Lam hip too a Wheeling . Up Earnie shavers who lost a 15-round decision to world heavyweight Champion Muhammad a two months ago will fight a three round exhibition bout at the Wheeling civic Center dec. 14. The opponent for shavers who is pushing for a fight with Ken Norton was not announced a a we re forcing Norton to come out and fight a Blackie Gennaro shavers manager said at a news conference Friday. A i know we a win the Houston up a the Houston astros Friday signed outfielder Jesus Alou a right handed Batter who previously played with the team from 1969 to 1973. Tai Smith president and general manager said Alou has been playing with Lacey of the dominican Winter league and is currently batting Over 300 journal act Riliane Maine jul mariners hockey sweepstakes we be got season tickets to the Maine mariners Home games that Are closer to the goalie than the Blue line and we d like to put you in them. It s a Comfort to know you can depend on the journal Tribune for mariners hockey coverage but we re the first to admit you can t beat being there in person. How it s easy. Just clip out the Coupon and Send it to hockey sweepstakes journal Tribune . Box 627, Biddeford me. 04005 rules of the Maine mariners contest a tickets Are for Maine mariners regular season Home games. Two tickets per game will be awarded a mail this Coupon or a reasonable facsimile to hockey sweepstakes journal Tribune . Box 627, Biddeford Maine 04005 or drop off your Coupon at our convenient offices in Sanford or Kennebunk. A drawing for the winners will be held each Friday at noon in the journal Tribune s Biddeford office. Results will be announced every saturday on the sports pages a winners May pick up their tickets at the Biddeford office monday through Friday from 8 a in. To 4 30 . And on saturday from 8 . To noon. A there is a new contest every week. Entries not winning a pair of tickets will not be included in the next week s contest. A employees of the journal Tribune and their families Are not eligible. A tickets cannot be exchanged for Cash or other dates j absolutely i this

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