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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - February 22, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseThursday february 22, 1968 the stars and stripes Page 21 open Usa eur skiing championships 24th div s Holmes cops Cross country race by Don Saue staff writer Oak Misch Germany is Juls Holmes of the 24th div run ured the 5-Kilometer Cross country the opening event of the ?o68 Sabeur invitational ski championships Here wednesday. Holmes who covered the two it in 28 minutes 21 seconds Hus picked up a perfect 100-Point total in for the combined championship which was to be completed with thurs Day s special slalom and Friday downhill. Finishing in the runner up Posi Tion was the 8th div s Olav Haar Klou just seven seconds behind the Winner while Pathfinder division teammate Steve Deane was third in 28 50. Two usar eur seventh special Trp teammates wound up in the next two places Dennis o Grad clocking 29 10 and John Galaska 29 the team race determined Granderson s 29.9 tops in High school scoring Darmstadt Germany is Augsburg s Greg Granderson averaged 29.9 Points per game to Lead All High school basketball scorers in Europe during the1967-68 regular season. Granderson twice hit 45 Point sin a game As he paced the apaches to a 12-0 record and there division championship. Play Safe ski opens monday in Garmisch Wiesbaden special turnout of about 100 skiers is expected feb. 26-30 at Garmisch be Sinany for the annual Safe skiing championships the us afe athletic office announced slalom and giant slalom will be held in three categories of Competition advanced intermediate and senior 32 Yea Sand Over. The other event eight Kilometre Cross country will be open to All competitors. The meet opens monday feb.26 with registration at 9 . In the Hausberg ski Lodge slalom qualifications will be held monday afternoon at Hausberg. The Cross country race is Setfor tuesday in the Kaltenbrunne area with the slalom schedule wednesday at Hausberg and the giant slalom thursday at a yet undetermined site. A special downhill relay race not a championship event Wil be run Friday. Each base or club entering will have three skiers. 3y aggregate Point standings the8th div posted a narrow eight Point margin As its three bes finishers came up with a total of 291.07. The Usa eur seventh Trio trailed with 283.96. Other teams with three More skiers completing the course were the 24th div in third place with 269.03 4th div fourth 255.92 3rd div fifth,246.51 3rd div sixth 235.68, and com a seventh,223.62. Holmes covered the five kilo meters a Good two seconds faster than the winning time last year As conditions though far from Ideal were much better than last year when it rained through out the race. I think i could have run a bit faster had the temperature stayed As it was about 9 .,"Holmes remarked. At 9 . The skis were running pretty Good but it warmed up at least 10 de Grees and they weren t running quite As Well As they had ear Lier he added. Holmes who hails from pres que Isle me., said he had not f3�at no in every contest he tallied41 goals and added 77 free Pirows for 359 Points. Steve Jones of Lakenheath Washe no. 2 scorer in us Desea hitting for 305 Points in 12 outings or a 25.4 average and the West san division scoring title. Bruce Dickinson of Munich was he Blue division s scoring Cham Pion with 23.7 average. Donl Utchins also of Munich ranked second in the Blue race with a21.6, followed by Harry Grindrod of the Frankfurt eagles with uneven 20 average. Bad Kreuz Nach s Manue Specht took second place behind Granderson in the red division with 20.6 Mark. Chuck Foster of shape at 19.1, was the runner pin the Western division. The top scorers Blue division Fig it Dickinson Munich 12 118 48hutchins, Munich 12 108 43 Grindrod Frankfurt 12 101 39smith, Frankfurt 12 97 44 Oyola ludwigs Burg 12 80 49bissell, Heidelberg 12 71 56 Dolaney Heidelberg 12 71 38fountain, Heidelberg 12 76 27 Eley Kaiserslautern 12 67 25crumpton, kaisers n 12 71 16 red division Fig it Granderson Augst g 12 141 77specht, bad Kreuz h 12 96 55 Morell Mannheim. 14 102 40pryor, Blob org. 14 104 27 Harris Karlsruhe 12 85 20carpenter, Bremer n 12 73 44 j Chaney Berlin .10 58 41harrison, Wuerzburg 12 71 39 bolster Blob org. 10 58 19johnson, Berlin 12 66 21 Western division Fig it Jones Lakenheath 12 119 670. Foster shape. 12 95 39 Brady Lakenheath. 9 65 18giles, Lakenheath 12 78 28 Latimer u. Heyford 12 74 31lapaglla, Brun sum 10 56 29 Kelly London 10 54 29love, London 12 54 30 coynes u. Heyford 12 46 37b. Foster shape. 12 46 32 pts. Avg. 284 23.7 259 241 238 209 198 180 179 159 158 21.6 20.0 19.9 17.4 16.5 15.0 14.9 13.3 13.2 pts. Avg. 359 29.9 247 20.6 244 235 190190 157 181135 153 pts. 305229 148184 179141 137138 129 124 17.4 16.8 15.8 15.815.7 15.0 13.5 12.8 25.4 19.116.4 15.3 15.014.1 13.711.5 10.8 10.3 Holmes Heads Home Curtis Holmes of the 24th Day above nears the finish line As he wins the gruelling 5-Kilometer Cross country race wednesday in the opening event of the Susareu invitational ski championships at Garmisch Germany. Below Holmes Center flashes a big Victory smile along with the secondhand third place winners Olav Haarklou deft and Steve Deane both from the 8th div. Is photos by Schuettler done any Cross country racing since he completed High school in 1962. However the slight freckle faced redhead posted an interim time of 11 14, just five seconds behind the half Way Leader Deane and he picked up the Pace on his last Lap to just beat turned in an interim time of 11 16, third Best of the top finishers. Two seconds be Hind was fifth place finisher Galaska. O Grady who wound up fourth turned in a comparatively slow Midway Mark of 11 35. The race was run Over the Kal Tenbruin layout about five kilo meters East of Garmisch wit the temperature a near Balmy 40 degrees. All 32 starters made it to the finish line. Starter Henry Zap predicted winning time of about 27 min utes but Only the forerunner managed to race under that Mark with a 26 comparison it was a very easy course almost completely Flat with one Small climb of about 30 meters Midway through each Lap. The team Competition will lie tabulated just As it was wednes Day with each division sized uni permitted to enter six contest ants but Only the Best three count toward the combined team slalom was to be divided in two groups the a group com prising the better skiers and the b group. The Start was scheduled for 11 . With thursday s downhill set for 10 .the results with the combined totals in parentheses 5 pm Cross county a Curtis Holmes 24th div 28 21 100 2, Ola Haarklou 8th div 28 28 99.75 3, Steve Deane 8th div 28 50 98.98 4, Denniso Grady Usa eur seventh 29 10 96 94 5, John Galaska usar Kur seventh 29 29 96.31 6, Janic Svan Vost 8th div 30 55 92.24 7, Pauli Abshire 4th div 30 59 92.22. 8, Douglas Campbell Usa eur seventh 31 10 90.71 9, Stuart Ostrander 3rd div 31 29 90.16 10, Paylor,4th 31 43 89.76 11. Wesley Houk Usa eur seventh 31 48 89.61 12, Pat Hunter 8th div 32 01 88.13 13, Kirk usher 24th div 32 40 87.07 14, John Westford 3rd div 33 50 84.21. 15, Sandy Leavitt Usa eur seventh 34 15 82.61 16, Michael Roberts com a 34 27 82.32 17, Charles Verner Usa eur seventh 34 29 82.27 18 Michael Randles 24th div 34 42 81.96 19, Jerry Fri tache 24th div 34 44 81.91 20, John Fry com z 34 45 81.89. Team standings 1, 8th div 291.072, Usa eur seventh 283.96 3, 24th div 269.03 4, 4th div 255.925, 3rd div 246.51 6, 3rd div 235.68 7, com z. 223.62. Herzo Field station Berlin score wins in Sasae Cage Herzog Raubach g e r Many special the 318th Usa san eliminated the rot Westenfield station. 77-82, and communications unit Frankfurt ousted the 507th Suasa up of Baum Holder 96-85, Here tuesday i second Day action at the Sasae basketball chanpion ships. Herzo Field station and Berlin Field station posted victories inthe winners bracket of the nine team double elimination meet. Cokes Lester bout set t Oakland Calif. Up Wel Ter Wei Feht Champion Curtis cokes Nas agreed to meet middleweight Jimmy Lester in a 10-round Over the weight match at the Oakland Arena March 15, matchmaker Jimmy Cosenza disclosed Here Bob Lohse chalked up 36 Points to Lead the 318th Over Roth Westen. Skeeter Oeschlager was High for the losers with 18. Tom Deuel s 33 set the Pace in communication unit s Victory while Lou Liebig hit 22 for the 507th.herzo registered an easy 105-73 Triumph Over he service of Frankfurt As Curt Cottenden Jim Watson and Hal Smith tallied18 apiece. Andy Balint connected for 44 in defeat the Day s to individual performance. Eric Sorensen s 20 Marker showed the Way As Berlin Field station breezed past Security roof Aschaffenbur 82-55. Herb Edwards with 26. Was High for the lot the tourney finals Are set for 8 d m Friday with an if Neces sary game at 2 . Saturday

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