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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - April 12, 1968, Darmstadt, HessePage 20 the stars and stripes Friday april 12, big Blue cops easy win Over setae 97-75 by Don Sauer half honors one game behind the crucial Points for the winners. Watt Moody added it bucket on hitting is of the big Blue no stuff writer undefeated 3rd div. Setae s de Tho Blue Marcin had been a fast break As com z zipped eight Points and afoot a1 stafi1erzogenaurach, g e r Many is com z scoring acted Billy Smith managed Only 18 Points but he got plenty of help from his mates As the com z big Blue easily handled Etaf s Lions Here wednesday 97-75, in Usa eur basketball tourney action. The big Blue collected it fourth Victory in five outings to remain in the race for second Hal undefeated feat was its fourth in five Washington was the big gun for the Blue hitting 21points, Many of his special Low trajectory jumper plus some Dandy drives. Smith had an off night shooting Wise but still managed seven baskets and four for five from the free throw line. But it was Bob Lohse netting11 markers who got the most Crucia the Margi chopped from seven to three Points by the Lions one two punch of Willie Wade and her Baldwin when Lohse entered the Bob first hit a Long Long arching one hander the poked the Ball away from the lion guards to pick up a was fouled going in and sunk the free throw then hit on Short jumper seconds later. Wat a Cora its margin to 12 Points in Short order. A setae later got to within six Points but never did really Sewitt to be a threat after that. The trailed for the most part by 10 to 20 Points were often burned by the big Blue fast break and had difficulty getting off goo shots. Herb Edwards who hit 14points, started off hot for com a celtics struggle by 9th by John Williamson staff write Heidelberg is the Usa eur seventh army troops celtics struggled to a 100-92 Vic tory Over the 8th div pathfinders Here wednesday night to keep their Hopes alive in the second half of the Usa eur double round Robin basketball Champion ships. The win enabled the celtics to maintain their tie for second place in the standings with a 4-1record, the same As the com z big Blue who also won wednes Day. Both teams Are a game be Hind the 3rd div Marne men who won their fifth straight in Sec Ond half celtics and the big Blue will meet head to head saturday night at Mcgraw Cavern in Munich to Settle the dispute Over second place. The pathfinders Williams m. Johnson now 1-4 for the second half will entertain the 24th div Lions 3-2, at Smith Barracks in Baum Holleron saturday. A premature flood of substitutions and a re hot second half by the Pathfinder s Mel Johnson Al most Cost the celtics their Vic tory wednesday after they had built a 20-Point Lead in the first 12 minutes of subs the winners were leading 3919on the basis of Roy Sipp s 13 Early Points and the backboard work of Ken Alcorn and Dewey Williams with eight minutes Leftin the first period when coach Bill Dekline began to Experiment with his Bench. The tide of the contest shifted , Girardeau Kennedy Bill Chatman and Jim Sindab chitin succession for the 3th div to Cut the margin to 12 before Clar ence Gray countered with two Long sets to raise it Back to 16with the clock showing 5 46. Then Sindab took Persona charge and accounted for 13 of the Pathfinder s next 17 Point sin the Windup of the half while holding the celtics to seven. This reduced the spread to 50-44 at came Back with his 8th div g f Martin 1 0-1 is Hulub 8 4-5 1 0-0 Viiu Tinmun 6 1-2 m. 11 7-a Anderson 0 0-0 Jennings 7 3-1 i int by 4 1-4a. Johsue o of Usa eur troop6 t 2 Alcorn 20 Bradley 2 Hipp 13 Taylor Oft 3 5-7 11 3 0-0 6 7 11-13 2fi 4 0-8 14 29 Williams 10 6-8 0 Gray 17 k. John 0 Mol of 0 noddy Kucy Walker 8 0-0 10 0 0-0 0 0 o 0 0-0 0 0 0-0 0 10-02 total 38 16-25 92 totals 36 28-36 Chi 6th Oil a 48 82 Usa eur troops 60 60100 Furlou out Bill div a Emiluy. Martin Clitu Jinun. Total fouls Sui div 25, Ubau Suu itt first Crew at the Start of the Sec Ond half but the momentum remained with the and Chatman scored two Quick buckets each while Only Williams found the nets for the celts and the score was knotted at 52-52 after the first two minutes of followed with a free throw and the 8th div was ahead for the first time. Five More tie scores and six Lead changes Fol Lowed until Johnson gave the pathfinders their biggest Lead of the evening 68-64, on a 20-foot jumper with 12 30 remaining to play. At this Point the celtics Sud Denly regained their Early Mas Tery and ran off 14 Points in the next four minutes for a 10-Pointmargin which they doggedly held on to for the rest of the and Tom Bradley each had four Points during this spree while Sipp and Gray had three apiece. With Johnson hitting from Allan Les the pathfinders continued the pressure and were As closes two Points with four minutes left but timely buckets by Wil Liams from close in held them off. The losers outscored the Home team from the Field 76-72, but the celtics counted on 36 Charit tosses to the pathfinders 16. Three of the free throws racked up by the winners were by Sipp on technical fouls called against the 8th div for too vigorously protesting some of the Calls bythe officials Johnson s second half rampage of 21 Points gave him game scor ing honors with a total of 29.Williams and Sipp paced the win ners with 26 and 25, with 16, Frank Taylor with 14 and Alcorn with 11 were other celts in double figures. Sindab aided the Pathfinder cause with 20. Bill Jennings tallied 17 and Chatman netted 13. I Blue Meigh Point eight of thai first it. But he cooled off hitting the scoreboard again unti Fife Start of toe second half this teammates picked up m Slack As Thuc Blue stayed in 3 Smith Washington and mood took turns dusting the nets in the first half As com z stayed front with the Aid of Vitae burst Midway through. Baldwi kept setae in Contention with a pair of baskets and two free throws. In the second half chucked in five fielders of keep the com z attack going his last making the count w Wade tried Val Lianti to be of the 24th div squeezes past defenders to maintain second half title Hopes by Ron Delacy staff writer Kaiserslautern Germany is the 24th div Lions maintained a mathematical shot atthe second half title in the us a eur basketball tournament Here wednesday night by nosing out the 32nd Aad com defend ers 73-71. The Victory was the Lions third against two losses and the defeat put the defenders officially out of the title picture at 2-3 the Lions Are still in it but they la need strict cooperation from the three clubs ahead of them to Salvage a second half Tia. The leading.3rd div Marne men 5-0 will have to lose their last two games and somebody will have to give Usareur-7th army troops and com z both 4-1 their second losses. The Lions Host com z in the finale april 16 after playing saturday night against the 8thdiv in Baum older. The defend ers meet the 3rd div saturday in Aschaffenbur. A four minute defender dry spell in the second half turned the trick for the Lions wednes Day. It All started with the Aad com Crew ahead 43-38, with16 36 left in the game and the Lions were five Points in front before it ended at 11 26. The defenders never led again but they got to within a Point of the Lead three times inthe last four minutes to make for a hectic finish. 7im Kuhlmann with three Longfield goals from the left Side and another on a driving Layup waste big Man for the Lions Down the exciting Forward Tom Harris put his Side one Point away twice with three straight free throws at 4 21 and with a Field goal minute later. After the Lions had gone five Points up 70-65, with 1 17 left defender Perry Polinsky got four Points out of two rebound scram Bles to make it 70-69 at the 30-second Mark. The Lions Bob Lona then Madea free throw and the defenders called a time out to discuss How they might come up with two Points in the remaining 15 seconds. As the defenders were work poll sky Kuhlmann redskins Taylor wins reception title again new York a Charli Etaylor of the Washington red skins won the National football league s pass receiving title for the second straight year in 1967,statistics released Here by the league caught 70 passes two less than in 1966, to laugh he missed three games with injuries. Ben Hawkins of the Phila Delphia eagles led in Yards gained on pass receptions with1,265. Homer Jones of the new York giants caught the most touchdown passes 13. Jones also led in Yards gained per reception for the second straight year with a 24.7-Yardaverage. Lance Rentzel of the Dallas cowboys had the bes single game catching 13 for 223 Yards against Roberts of the new or leans saints caught the longest pass a 96-yarder from Bill Kim or in a game against Philadel phia. Ing in Kuhlmann was fouled under the Basket by Bob Gre gory. Kuhlmann made both ends of a one and one. So the Lions gave defender Bobby Hamilton Afree run at a Layup just As the game ending whistle the Buzzer was on the blink went off. The teams stayed within five Points of each other through most of the first half with the defend ers managing As much As a seven Point Lead at one Point. Theta com team was three Points up at the hah 38-35. Polinsky led the scoring with22 Points. His Only teammate in double figures was Bui Uel Kewith 11. Kuhlmann finished with 21 forthe Lions. Murdock Williams got 19, 14 of them in the first half and Dan King and Wesley Cole Man scored 10 coach Gary Van Gal Der yanked All of his starters fora while in the Middle of the open ing half and the fresh group was the one that built up the seven Point Lead. That Lead was gone by the time the starters re turned from their six minute Galder said he thought the reserves might put a bit More zip into the game. There was a Little let Down after that last game he explained referring to monday night s 91-90loss to Usa eur seventh army coach Howard Clark praised the steady improvement his club has shown in the tournament. They be really come Long Way the whole team especially in conditioning and attitude he said. Smth div q f of. Whim 1 0-0 Kuhlmann 8 5-5 m. Wyllma 8 3-4 King 3 4-5 Lona 3 3-d Motley 1 0-3 Coleman 5 0-1 32nd Aad com oft2 s 4 Li-3 11 t � Harry 21 Hurkle 19 poll Navy 10 Kennedy d Marovich 2 Clif cd 10 Hamilton ciby Gregory Nichol Komp 9 4-5 22 1-1 0-0 0 m 4 1-33 0-0 0 0-0 3 1-13 0-0 total 29 1522 /3 total 28 15-18 7 24th div 35 8873 32nd Aad com 38 83-.71 fouled out Mono. Total foujm2ith div 11. 32nd Aad com 14. Washington Lohse Lions in the game with four Fiel foals Midway through the half it com z continued to run up the margin. Rich Engle s free throw gave the Blue their largest margin of the game 93-70 with about three minutes to go. Wade had a Good night for the losers hitting 19 Points on nine from the Field and a free and Charles Davis who looked Good in the second 12 apiece for setae. Blue coach Jim Wilder indicated that setae turned out to be tougher than he expected but that he was pleased with the basketball played by his team inthe first half. He said that his team would be ready for the Usa eur. Seventh army troops celtics the next team they meet predicting that they would defeat the celtics to remain in the run Ning for the second half championship. The big Blue plays Host to the celtics at Mcgraw Cavern in Munich saturday with the loser chances at second half honors being severely curtailed because of two losses compared with the unbeaten status of the Pace set Ting 3rd div. Com z won the first half and automatically would qualify for any playoff. Setae Ruch Rubin nil Wail r. Orny Lorenz Bald Indaola Rob i Ano Richmond Leo Dray o p3 2-2 3 2-2 1-104 0-0 2-30-0 i 20 Ai o2 a of i com z t8 Benton 8 Edwards ill Smili 2 loliso4 Crittendon 13 w bhang in 10 511-3 Dakar 2 boil i Stogie 6 Moody 4 Perry Jones 3j h478 Tota total 8btafcom fouled out none. Total foul bb3taf 17, com z Usa eur standings won 3rd div 0comz 4 a augur eth army .4 24th div 8 32nd Aad com 38th div 1 but of 0 Loit 11 3 4 4 6 a in Day Rei ulu sri div a Berlin 78 com z 07. Betal 75uharkuh-7th army 100, 6ui div w 24tb div 73, 32nd Aad com 71 saturday game 32nd Aad com to. Sri div it a ,Uaallbur-7uj army a. Com munlcb2iui div a. 8th div at Betti of at Llor Llu pet loco.600 .800. 00 .400 z i

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