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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - February 22, 1968, Darmstadt, HessePage 20 the stars and stripes the prep scene eagles apaches teams to beat in Cage action by Bob Wicker staff writer there s no doubt it the class a Frankfurt eagles and the class b Augsburg apaches Are the teams to beat in the us Desea championships this week at Rhein main Germany. As expected George Ausra s eagles who won 11 out of 12 Blue division games and George Sibold s apaches who posted a 12-0 record in the re division have been top seeded for the three Day tournaments which wind up with the title clashes saturday s the Way us Desea officials have seeded the teams in the two tournaments class a 1-Frankfurt 2-Lakenheath 3-Kaiserslautern 4 wies Baden 5-Madrid 6-Munich 7-Lud wigs Burg 8-Heidelberg. Class a 1 Augsburg 2-Mannheim 3-bit Burg 4-wuerzburg5-shape 6-Brunssum 7-upper Heyford 8-Karlsruhe. Eight games have been scheduled for both thursday and Friday in the single elimination Consolation Type meets. Six games Are set for saturday with the class b title game at 7 . And the class a championship tilt at 8 30 . Thursday s schedule 9 ., Brun sum is. Pitburg 10 30 .,Munich is. Kaiserslautern 12 noon Mannheim is. Upper Heyford 1 30 ., Lakenheath is. Ludwigs Burg 4 ., Wuerzburg a shape 5 30 ., Wiesbaden is Madrid 7 ., Karlsruhe is Augsburg 8 30 ., Heidelberg is. Frankfurt. Games Are slate for the same times Friday with the losers playing in the first four contests and the winners clashing in the last four encounters play offs for fifth place will be staged saturday at 10 30 And 12 noon. The playoffs for third place will follow at 4 and 5 30p.m. Then come the championship Battles. Starting this year the class a Champion will receive the Charles h. Hollen memorial trophy. Hollen who coached the Paris pirates to the class a title at Rhein main last february succumbed to a heart attack april 4. Neither the class a nor class b Champion from 1967 will be Backshis week to defend its title. The Paris school a 67-58 Winner Over Kaiserslautern in last year s class a finale closed with the phase out of american forces in France last Spring. Baum older s bucs who smashed Pitburg 67-39, for the class b Crown won Only four of 12 games this year and failed to qualify for the tourney it is interesting to note that two boys who sparked Paris to the class a championship will be playing for shape this week in class b Competition. They Are Brothers Chuck and Bob Foster Chuck averaged 19 Points per game in the meet last year and was named to the All tourney team. The Only other All tourney player from last year returning to Rhein main this week is Wendell Pryor of Pitburg. Frankfurt will be gunning for its seventh class a tourney championship. Heidelberg won the first meet Back in 1950 and has since added three More to rank second behind the comes Kaiserslautern and Wiesbaden with three each and Stuttgart and Paris with one apiece. Our records show that there have been Only 10 class b tourneys compared to the 18 class a meets. Chateau Roux one of the France schools that closed Las year won three of the b meets. Dreux France and Baum Lio Kler took two tourneys each and Orleans France Augsburg and Livorno Italy were the other champions. While Frankfurt and Augsburg appear to have the horses to goal the Way anything can happen in this Type of tournament no one is More aware of this than Ausra whose Frankfurt team was top seeded last year and finished fourth. A note for the fan who likes to pull for the underdog watch the Munich Mustangs and Mannheim Bison med meet notes. By Ben Abrams staff writer Livorno Italy is people who like thrilling basketball go their Money s Worth in the 10th annual Mediterranean High school basketball tournament. Six to Sames were played and Only the three games involving tiny Milan which just could t Cope with the much bigger schools and the Rota Paris contest could be classified As Schoppert principal at Livorno High school and tournament director breathed a heavy sigh of Relief following the championship a Noteru Dame of Rome beat wheelus in that one 61-60 an said Man what a tournament the championship game was won when notre Dame s Gen Fusz intercepted a wheelus pass and scored on a Layup. That was the Climax to a tourney which saw one double overtime to inters the grand thursday february 22, Defeated by Mac 98-95 suffer 1st loss Montgomery Ala. Special defending Champion military air command Mac Defeated the Ramstein rams representing Safe 98-95, in the second round of the air Force world wide basketball tourney her tuesday. The Mac team jumped off Toan eight Point Lead in the first 3 minutes of play and led Byas much As 12 Points in the first half. But the rams fought Backoo trim Mac s margin to 52-47 at the intermission. In the second half Ramstein again fought Back after being Down As Many As 10 Points and came within two markers of Knotting the count with eight min utes remaining before it lost two of its starters via the personal foul route. Mac s 6-foot-6 Ken Bradley Ledall scorers with 45 Points. For the Safe entry Joe Williams had 23, Tom Reed 18, Pete Mccarthy 11 and Reggie Minton 11.on wednesday Ramstein was to meet the strategic air com Mand which also has suffered one loss in a game that would result in elimination of one of the two teams from the double elimination tournament. In other games tuesday Theair communications service eliminated the air Force system command 93-85 the strategic air c o m m a n d eliminated the alaskan air command 88-76 and the undefeated air training handed the tactical air command its first loss 98-86 defending champs Hof Triumph in 6910th Cage Darmstadt Germany Spe Cial the defending Champion 6910th Security Wing team of Darmstadt and the 6915th secur Ity up of Hof chalked up first round victories in the opening of the third annual 6910th Security Wing invitational basketball tournament Here wednesday. Darmstadt Defeated the 6916thsecurity so of Rhein main 82-72, As Mike files scored 22 Points to Pace the Victory. Mark Patter son tallied 14 to Aid Darmstadt cause. Art Afthim scored 29 for the losers. Darmstadt led at the half 45-31. Phil Arnold Wayne Jones an Tom Freese accounted for 71 of their team s total Points As Hof posted an impressive 114-56 run away win Over the 6910th secur Ity Wing detachment 2, of wies Baden. Arnold scored 27 and Csc standings soccer first half final standings won lost tie Sembach 5 0 1 Hahn. 402bitburg 4 2 0 Ramstein 321spangdahlem. 2 4 0 Rhein main 1 5 0wiesbaden o 6 0 second half won lost tied Pitburg 1 o 0 Hann 0 0 1 Rhein main 0 0 1sembacho 0 1 Span Dahlem 00 1wiesbaden u. 0 1 0ramstein 0 0 0 Jones and Freese had 22 had a comfortable 57-36 Lead at halftime. Larry Lausch was High for Wiesbaden with 13. Two games were schedule wednesday night in the double elimination meet. Hof was to meet the 6910th support up of Darmstadt and the other Darm Stadt entry the 6910th Security Wing team was slated to play the 6912th Security so of Berlin. Hawkins grabs Aba Point Lead Minneapolis a forthe first time in 16 weeks the american basketball association had a new scoring Leader tuesday in Connie Hawkins of Pittsburgh. The versatile Piper Star who also is second in rebounding and third in assists took Over the scoring Lead from Levern tart of new Jersey with a 25.1 aver age for 53 games through games of last saturday. G Foft pts. Avg.1. Hawkins Pitt 634544211,332 251 2. Tart no 595363851.460 24.7 travelling Bowling league won lost pet. Tourney titbits wheelus Milan Paris Community an Ankara played their first games against american High school com petition. And wheelus saw a gym floor for the first time when it took the court against Rota. Wheelus and Ankara had played against service teams and the other two met other private school sin France and Switzerland. An Impromptu game Matching the Livorno faculty against the visiting coach lies and officials had the fans cheering Between ses Sions saturday. The visitors won 42-40, and one of the highlights came when a student official levied a technical foul against one of the regular officials. Schuppert said the game ended on sour note because the Livorno music teacher missed what could Nave been the tying Basket with two seconds Larry Harris a unanimous selection to the All tournament team for the third straight year led the tourney scoring with no a ase Otner top scorers included overseas Ray Simminger 19.5rota s Bruce Bell 17.7vicenza s Chuck fix 16 4 notre 15 0 am Jhn Hutchinson 15 7 Rota s Frank 59 56 63 63 71.0 7782 Wiesbaden 68sembach a. 74.5hann is Pitburg 78rhein-main 70 Ramstein j3spangdahlem ,., 63 Frankfurt 45.5berlin 4fl Gie Belstadt 35 leading averages name base game pin Patasky Pitburg 75 14296 Egeland Span Dahlem 83 15753lewis, Ramstein 40 8679 Cole Rhein main 78 14625bririkman, Rhein main 73 13701 Sosnowski Gie Belstadt 72 13425cooper, Hahn 53 10805 Pingree Span Dahlem 52 9888felch, Pitburg 7 1302 Paulin Rhein Fain. 65 10200fromme, Ramstein. 45 8327 Vickman Hahn 73 13426smith, Pitburg 62 11400 Van Fossen Pitburg. 62 11430deitens, Rhein main. 59 10900 Honor Semback 49 9044daby, Spang Dalem ,.4 738 Demers Span Dahlem 71 13028smith, Sembach. 31 5687 Temchak Japan Dahlem 19 3480evans, Sembach 52 8474 Yeadon Bern Bach 28 5101barnes. I Eberstadt. 18 3287 Hamiter Semback. 63 11387english. Hahn 60 10101 Holmes. Rhein main 60 9003dean, Spanga Mcm. 42 7592 Means Sembarti. 28 5063 3. Moe no4. , Den 5. Carrier by 6. Daniels min 7. Jackson no .8. Lewis irid. 9. Somerset Hou .10. , ind three Point Field 63 548 437 1,542 24.4 59 460 430 1,365 23.1 61 438 299 1,364 22.3 63 530 318 1,381 21.9 61 329 407 1,299 21.3 63 440 384 1,303 20.6 44 301 231 893 20.363 451 322 1,263 20.0 goals Hawkins i tart 1, Moe 3, l. Jones 5, Carrier 63, Daniels a Jackson 78, Lewis 13. Somerset 20r. Brown 13 40 .63051.5 .591 49 .581.563 .556.500 .500.389 .389 ave.190 189188 187187 186186 186 186185 185184 184184 184184 184183 183183 182182 182180 180180 180 180 317th engr in wins As Miller scores 36 Giessen Germany special de Miller s 36 Points led the 317th engr in to a 102-68 Winover the 6th in 9th arty Here tuesday in a v corps Western league game. Dick Norman followed Millerin team scoring with 18 Points and Arthur Sams added 16 As the engineers won their second league game in three artillery team now 0-2, was led by Joe Steverson s 22points. Kitzinger Golf club in membership drive Kitzinger Germany Spe Cial the Kitzinger Golf club s finnual membership drive is now under Way Jack Ridge the new manager and club professional announced Here. Located at Larson Barracks the mine Hole course offers a yearly family membership for$25. A single membership costs $20. The club offers a pro shop and a clubhouse Complete with a snack bar Type dining area. Blackbirds Widen Gap in rating new York up undefeated Long Island University snaring every first place vote but three wednesday was named the top ranked Small College basketball team by the nation s coaches for the fifth straight week. In the 12th weekly balloting of the 1967-68 season United press International s 35-member Boardo coaches gave Liu 347 Points Only three Short of perfection enabling the Black Birds to out distance second ranked Kentucky Wesleyan by a stunning 59 being named to the no. 1 spot on 32 ballots Liu amassed More first place votes than any team had Ever totalled this season. A week ago it had produced the previous High totals of 29 first place votes and 337 Points but gained ground after winning twice last week to raise its record to 18-0 in the balloting based on games played through feb. 17.kentucky Wesleyan collected the same 288 Points it receive last week but after the panthers very Little else stayed the same As All the other eight members of last week s top 10found themselves ranked some where else this time around. The ratings for the 1967-68 season wit first place votes and record of games played through feb. 17 in parentheses team 1. Long Island u. 32 13-0 2. Kentucky Wesleyan 1 17-3 3. Pan american 18-4 4. Illinois state 19-2 5. Mcneese state 21-2 6. Evansville 1 17-5 7. Southwest Missouri state 15-4 8. Nevada Southern 17-5 9. Trinity Tex 18-5 10. Indiana state 18-7 second 10 11. Southwestern louisiana58 12. Ashland 43 13. Eastern new Mexico 1 23 14. San Diego state 2115. Norfolk state 19 16. Howard pay no 17 17. Jackson state 12 18. Depauw 919. Northeastern Oklahoma 8 20. Bethune Cookman 7.others receiving five or More Points in order of their totals Monmouth Oglethorpe St. Benedict s Kan Akron and los an Jeles state. Co a 97th signal in nabs basketball title Heidelberg special company a of the 97th signal in posted an 84-76 Victory Over Spe Cial troops company a Central finance Here tuesday night Towin the Usa eur seventh troops company level Champion ships.0the signal team held a 39-38 halftime Lead and steadily Drew away in the second half. Dewey Williams led the win ners with 27 Points 21 of them coming in the second half. Del mar Clark of the losers took game honors with 30. Points 347288 102 154136 125 121120 111100

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