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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - February 10, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseThe stars and stripes Page 21 rams Host Safe Cage by Ralph Bennington staff writer Ham Stein Germany is Skafe s annual basketball sex is Valanza opens Here saturdays Leven teams from scattered is on the Compass converging Salris sprawling base with Hopes 5? b r e a k i n g Host Ramstein stranglehold on the Champion the lineup lists Rota from the Nain conference Aviano of the Italy Libya circuit plus Champi on and runner up representatives from the ., Mediterranean and Germany conferences the us is sending Champion Chick Sand s and upper Heyford Kag new the Mediterranean Champ will be accompanied by the combined Gigli Izmir Quint and the Germany Hopes hinge on regular season Kingpin Ramstein plus the Wiesbaden club that won a Ramstein Germany Spe Cial pairings for the Safe basketball championships were released Here Friday. The pairings 2 00chicksands is Wiesbaden 4 00aviano is Cigli-izmir7 00kagnew is upper hey ford9 00ramstein is Rota scrambling four team playoff monday night to determine the no. 2 Csc entry. The Southside gymnasium with a seating capacity of 3,000, will be the scene of daily action i eng through next wednesday and pos i have walked off with top honors Sibly thursday. Four games Are winning an unprecedented three scheduled both a Turda and Sun to night in 19r5-"-"v Wal a Wal Vul Al isl sax v saturday Day at 2, 4, 7 and 9 . Three Are on tap monday at 4, 7 and 9, and then two tuesday at 2 and8 ., leading up to the planned wednesday 8 . Finals. Should the losers bracket club survive a Windup now or never championship contest will replayed thursday night. Most of the attention is Cen tired on Ramstein s favored de fending champs. Not Only Arethey playing on a familiar Home court in front of Rabid fans but the record Book is All stacked in their favor to times in the past the rams have gone to the Safe tournament and five times they Taraigh championships i 1965967. They re going for no. 6 and Jen sen. Rudasille Nab Nuernberg Germany Spe Cial four defending champions were among the 61 contestant Sas the 1968 Usa eur wrestling championships got under Way Here thursday at Fuerth s Mon Teeth Jensen of the 4th army div and Dick Rudacille of the3rd army div posted double wins in the 154-lb class one of Jen sen s coming Over a third return be sup com s Dan Navarro Bya 9-0 decision. Jensen pinned 24th div s Kyle Wolfe in 1 57 in his opening match. Rudacille pinned geor Ethompson of Usareur-7th army tips in his first round bout at 2 Sites courses scheduled in Hunting Hanau Germany special Hanau Rod and gun club will conduct Hunting classes for Mem Bers of the . Forces beginning monday feb. 12. The classes will prepare participants for German Hunting spokesman for the club said that Usa eur. Regulations re quire military personnel to attend such a training course if the wish to Hunt in Germany. Among subjects covered will be Hunting Law and history wildlife diseases and management types of game animals and conduct and safety in the Field. Diplomas willbe awarded to those completing the course and a traditional Hunter s initiation and supper is planned the spokesman said. The course will be held from 7 to 10 ., feb. 12-16 and feb.19-20. For further information and registration phone Hana military 8863 or civilian 51152. Nuernberg Germany Spe Cial North Bavaria District shunting and fishing Branch in conjunction with the Fuerth or Langen Rod and gun club will conduct a Hunting course fro feb. 12-21. The course will be held monday through Friday from 6 30-9 30 . At the Public affairs office building 16, William 0. Darby user. The lessons will cover Al phases of Hunting in Germany according to Usa eur pamphlet -i48, guidance for Hunting i Germany and will end with a iwo hour examination. And then decision Ned Bernard Mil Ler of v corps 6-1. Before losing to Jensen Navarro was held to a 2-2 draw by Ira Johnson of the 3rd army fourth returning Champion 4th army div s Billy Adams lost on disqualification to Robert Jorgenson of the 3rd div in the first round but came Back to pin William Dickinson of v corps in3 56 in his second bout to remain in Contention for the 213.5-lb were held Friday night. Several matches will beheld saturday afternoon with the championships taking place sat urday evening starting at 7 30. The results first round 114.5 class George Waltz sup com pinned Ronald Hoodlett 8th div 0 29eugene Good 32nd Aad com pinned Ronald Brethold 4th army 0 43anthony Robinson 3rd army dec Law rence easter Belln 8-2larry Treml v corps pinned Richard Cameron 24th div 0 28 125.5 class Peter Cornell Usa eur 7th army tips. Dec David Shelton v corps 8-1edward Richer 8th div pinned John Pugh sup com 1 31peter Schumacher Berlin Robert Mon Toya 3rd army Drew 2-2 138.5 class John Ferrick 8th div dec Jim Buch Anan 4th army 5-2robert Wilk 3rd div dec Robert Taylor Thomas Bertrand Usa eur 7th army rps dec James Hund v corps 6-0 Elu Hie Lawrence 3rd army div dec Dana Voltl Buncom 15-4 154 class Dick Rudacille 3rd army pinned George Thompson Usa eur 7th army tips Bernard Miller v corps pinned Larry Reichard. 8th div 8 36paul Jensen 4th army pinned Kyles wore 24th div 1 57ira Johnson 3rd div Dan Savarro sup com Drew 2-2171.5 class Clayton Wyse. Sup com pinned Damel Conrad com a 4 44louis Claytor Berlin dec Robert Sadler Usa eur 7th army tips for Lawrence Neal 3rd army dec Jimmie Vidrine 4th army 18-5michael Smerk 8th div pinned James Kuntz v corps 6 59 191.5 class Richard Andrews 3rd army dec Merle Sapulpa 4th army 8-4hugh Larkin 3rd div dec Mark Benz 8th div 10-7david Golden sup com dec William Berg Usa eur 7th army tips 12-8bobby Fowlkes v corps pinned Charles Thompson com a 2 55 213.5 class Robert Jorgenson 3rd div won by Dis qualification Over Billy Adams 4th Arm Cornelius Mccormick sup com dec George Conklin 8th div 14-1samuel Blackwell 3rd army pinned William Aufderheyde. Usa eur 7th army tips 1 37 unlimited William Crayon sup com pinned Jose Rosado 3rd div 5 50eric Roberts v corps dec Matthews Jackson 3rd army 6-4al Bates 4th army pinned Keith rut Nam 8th div 1 21 second round 114.5 class Waltz pinned Brethold 0 15good pinned Goodlett. 0 24 easter pinned Cameron 2 00robinson pinned Treml 7 16 138.5 class Lawrence Terova com a dec. Ferrick 7 of Buchanan pinned Taylor 6 40 Wilk dec Hunt 11-1lawrence dec Bertrand 11-8 154 class Rudacille dec Miller 6-1reichard dec Thompson 15-11 Johnson pinned Wolfe 1 59jensen dec Navarro 9-0 171.5 class Wyse pinned Todd Ellen hut 3rd div o no Sadler pinned Conrad 8 48neal pinned Claytor 7 40 Smerk dec Vidrine 13-7191.5 class Andrews Larkins Drew 7-7benz dec Sapulpa 11-0 Golden pinned Thompson 5 i Berc is. Fowlkes contested 213.5 class Adams pinned William Dickinson v a pinned Conklin 2 48 Mccormick pinned Aufderheyde 2.20eliminated from tourney. Our straight this time to go Withro in a Row Back in 1958 and 59. Ramstein must be rated Therong favorite to repeat again however the opposition is Cream of the crop from four other conferences and there s Seldom a Pushover in this dribble Derby f anything the Germany con Ference and Safe champs Are stronger this year than last. Butt the same time this status is also possible for rival clubs Upland Down the line. Since incentive in t any joke with All the marbles in the ring the fans can be assured the con tenders Aren t making the Long flight Here just for the trip. The Mediterranean Confer ence s championship club from Agnew air station in Ethiopia would win the distance incentive award hands Down with the Loo runner up combination from cig Izmir Turkey rating second. Aviano Rota Chicksands and upper Heyford also face More than just Short hops but a Hance to Knock off the dominant Powers and pick up a Safe championship add to the Glamor and buildup. Wiesbaden on the other hand can t blame travel weariness after a relatively Short bus trip Down from the Hesse capital. The flyers handed the rams on of their two regular season losses and gave them a Good run for their Money in the second meet ing. As a result the Luck of the draw could swing a lot of weight for the Germany conference Chicksands and upper Heyford come into the tournament highly regarded with Belt Erthan Longshot title chances. If nothing else past history of this classic proves the Represent 8 30 s 15-Kilometer Cross-country9 s 1,500 meter Speed skating12 noon women s downhill 1 .nordic combined 70 meter jump1 . Hockey Czechoslovakia is. Finland 1 30 . Hockey romanians. Japan 4 30 .hockey Sweden Germany 7 30 . Women s figure skating free skating 8 .-luge singles third run8 30 .hockey Norway is. Austria pin for Jensen Paul Jensen of 4th a cast i a Fri hrs referee is rj4hard,a"Tl� Ham inns in the sen is one o Shejen German to feb. 10 first program 8 15 s 15-kilometer10 s 1,500-meter Speed skating11-45 s downhill o am nordic combination5 Sweden is. Kast Germany second program 3 .report of Day s events9 05 .-sports studio including women s figure so atm an 7 20 notes12 08 .olympic notes 5 45 .sports journal8 05 .olympic report 11 03 .-sports Nightcap natives have annually been Trong contenders. This year hould be no augmentation of three players each could make either he Chicks or sky Kings even More dangerous. The Chicks licked up London s Reggie min on and floss Mathis plus Mildenhall s Charles Brabham while the sky Kings added Jack new Burn of Alconbury and bunt a ers Willie Jackson and James Brownlow. Minton the Scoring Champ on 496 Points in 18 games for a 27.5 average and Brabham 21.0 average add punch to an already potent Chicksands at tack. The Chicks boast the fourth and fifth Best scorers in the .in Ron Lloyd and Don Wesley both repeaters along with min ton on the All-, team. Lloyd averaged 23.0 and Wesley 22.3.upper Heyford will rely on its All season punch of John Haw Thorne and Ron Gholdson who averaged 23.3 and 22.2, respectively. Jackson brings along an 18.6 average to go with Eddi Baldwin 16.0 and Julius Ter Rance 14.7 to form the Back Bone of the sky King offence. Ramstein can counter wit More balance and experience galore. Bruising Joe Williams a6-2 201-Pounder whose 17.2 average was tops for the team is the Only member of the Start ing five that did t play for the Champion rams last year. Re turning is play making Ace Jerry Curtis 15.2gary Vandeweghe 15.0junior Blanks 14.8 an Tom Reed 14.3. Ram pickups most observers agree therms were Tough without add ing any players from rival is clubs but they picked up Spang Dahlem s Bob Aslinger and Jim Pressick plus Herman Williams of the Pitburg Barons for insurance punch. Wiesbaden another perennial Germany conference contender also was t hurting for depth but augmented Sembach s Conra Lippincott and Delonza Hicks plus Span Dahlem scoring acted Mccarthy who earned a 20-8 average. The flyers Mam one two punch is Jim Patterson 22.2 and Dave Wimberley 19.8. Aviano s eagles also Feath ered their Talent nest with three new players adding Wheelu James Williamson and John Wells plus Naples William Hughes. Stretch Johnson led the eagles to the Italy Libya play off title by averaging 24 Points in three games and Curtis Dunn pulled Down an average of u rebounds for those three games. Rota s 9-3 Mark Rota Winner of nine games compared with three losses Dur ing the regular season then three straight in the playoffs also took advantage of the tournament rules to pick up three players Moron s 6-foot-7 Dave Rowe and James Gaymon willbe making the trip up from spam with the ambassadors along with coms Ubron Ace Tim wis Agnew and Gigli also added ree players each. Agnew which won five straight in me layoffs for the title picked up Leivin Shower from Trabzon Gene the Orff from Kar Mursel and Raymond James from in Ciurlik but Agnew still will re la mainly on Aaron Williams who averaged 38 Points a game in the playoffs and Tom scoring Ace Mac Jelks and his mates added three backup players in in Ciurlik s Gary Cooper and Walt Ellis and Crete s Bob Gunkle

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