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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - February 3, 1968, Darmstadt, HessePage 18 the stars and stripes saturday february 3, 1968 t1 i i1 1 ij1 i i v"11. ? Vijh. I a 1 . Efforts recognized As new York up Jim Ryun Tommie Smith and Earl Mccullouch highlight a group of 18 americans who thursday became official world record holders in 14 events after the International Amateur athletic federation announcement its acceptance f 23 track and Fiel Marks set in 1967. Ryun received official approval of the 3 51.1 mile clocking he produced at Bakersfield,Calif., last june 23 and the University of Kansas Star was also cited for his 3 33.1 time in the 1500 meters at los Angeles on july 8. Smith san Jose state speedster in Sun glasses received official recognition of his 44.5 in the 400 meters and his 44.8 in the 440-Yard event Bothof which came in a May 20 meet at san Jose Calif. San Jose St. Team Smith was also a member of san Jose state s sprint relay team that also included Lee Evans which gained recognitions the world champs in the 880 Yard and 800 meter relays aftera 1 22.1 time at Fresno Calif., on May 13.the Isaaf also accepted three performances in which Mccullouch had a hand. The versatile performer from us who has won All five of his indoor hurdle tests thus far this Winter an who was just drafted by the Detroit Lions of the National football league on wednesday was put into the record books for his 13.2 clocking in the 110 meter and 120-Yard hurdles a Minneapolis july 7. A Little More than a Mont earlier at a meet in los Angeles on june 2, Mccullouch running on a us 440 relay team that also included 0. , tied the 440 relay Mark of 39.6 seconds set by University of California quartet in May. New world record and on june 17 the same us quartet came Back to set a new world Mark of 38.6 for the 440 Yard relay and 400 meter relaying the National collegiate athletic association Champion ships at Provo Utah. Jim Hines of Texas Southern who was also scooped up in the pro football draft became Theca Holder of two Marks. His 9.1 clocking in the 100 Yard dash on May 13, equated the perform Ance by Charlie Greene of Nebraska a month later and Hines 10.0 Effort in the 100meters equated the time produced by Cuba s Enriqu Figuerola in a meet in Budapest Hungary three week Slater. Randy Matson of Texas the1967 Sullivan award Winner As the top american Amateur athlete was Given credit for another new world shot put Mark of 71-feet, 3 inches and Paul Wilson was cited for his17-7%-Inch pole vault that eclipsed the Mark of 17-7 set Only two weeks before by Wilson s us teammate Bob Only woman to be cited was Barbara Ferrell who reeled off an 11.1 performance in the 100 meters on july 2 a Santa Barbara Calif. Among the new standards posted by foreign athletes Australia s Ron Clarke was credited with a new world two mile record after posting an 8 19.8 clocking in Sweden on june 27. Lombardi q to coach pack Tom Green Bay wis. Up Vince Lombardi resigned thurs Day night As head coach of the Green Bay packers but said he would stay on As Genera manager of the team he raised from the Depths of despair to dynasty. Lombardi named his Long time assistant Phil Bengtson As the new coach of the world professional football champions. Bengtson had been head defensive coach since Lombardi arrived Here nine years ago after the packers worst season 54-year-old " Lombardi called an evening news Confer ence to make known his decision. He had spent two week Good in Florida hard look taking Aat Vince Lombardi before returning Here to take part in the 1968 collegiate said he had made up my mind More than a year ago that this was going to be the Way it had some second thoughts of course but during that Las week in Miami i made my decision , a Tough taskmaster whose Only head coaching position before coming to the packers in 1959 was with St. Cecelia High school in Engle Wood n.j., spurred the packers from their lowest ebb in history to unprecedented Success. In 1958 they had won just on of 12 National football league games. Last season the pack ers won their sixth Western division title in eight years fifth nil Crown in seven years and second super bowl game in super Swan song the Green Bay packers the game proved to be Lombardi s last Scarry head coach Vince Lombardi off the Field coach when he announced thursday night that after having Defeated the Oakland raiders he would retain Only the general manager s33-14, in this year s super bowl game in Miami. Portion of is dual role. A photo Bengtson to stay Phil As . Head Mentor Green Bay wis. Ai the players always called him Phil when he was their defensive coach. They la probably keep calling him Phil now that he s succeeded Vince Lombardi As head coach of the profession Al football Champion Green Bay packers. I really Don t think coach Bengtson will mind said defensive end Lionel Aldridge along As he gets the kind of performance from us that he expects. Performance i Phil Bengtson 56, something almost Al Cozen resigns As Cage coach at Drexel doctor s orders Philadelphia a Sam Cozen quit thursday As at Drexel Institute of technology. Cozen announcing his retirement at a basketball luncheon said it was effective immediately because of doctor s orders. He will remain on the Drexel faculty As assistant professor of physical Morgan Drexel alumnus and freshman basketball coach was named interim varsity coach. Drexel teams have won 213 and lost 94 since Cozen became coaching 1952. During that time Drexel won 10 Middle Atlantic Confer ence Southern division crowns and played in four Mcaa easter regional basketball championship tournaments. Ways got As coach of the nation Al football league s most consistently stingy Long As you work for Phil and produce there Are no prob lems said Aldridge. But this Man is no Softie. He can get Phil Bengtson moves up Tough when he has to or whence wants to. He can really get Tough. Phil gets the respect but he is no Lombardi Acoach Packer players called Vince Only when out of earshot if then. They Are completely differ ent people As far As their personalities go said Aldridge but they both get the Job Lombardi is deep chested an somewhat Stocky. Bengtson is tall and gives the impression of sparseness. Lombardi is Quick to anger aloof Moody and Sel Dom funny. Bengtson has a reputation Forwit. Like Lombardi he can use the English language Well. Al though far from a chummy sort Bengtson is not aloof from the players. He rarely lets his tem per flare but he does have temper. He s like a lot of Calm said a Packer official. They Don t often pop but when they do they pop Lombardi s sudden changes of mood like summer storms catch associates by so with Bengtson. The boys know when tie s riled continued

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