European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Feb 27 1968, Page 16

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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - February 27, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseI tuesday february 27, 1968 the stars and stripes d Page 17 in Jean King snares or Tennis title 2nd to take three straight Winchester mass. A world Tennis Queen bile Jean became the second player r to win the championship history natio Alhree straight times sunday by defeating bouncy Rosemar Casals 6-3, 9-7 in the 61st annual 24-year-old housewife from Berkeley Calif., playing Macon a. A Jan Reschly of Denmark on his first american tour won Macon s first International ten Nis tournament sunday by beat ing England s Mike Sangster 6-3 6-4, 5-7 and 6-4. All the top ranked americans were eliminated in earlier play. Well despite a bruised right thumb earned her 28th National championship with her 22ndstraight match win in 1968. Mrs. King who won the Wimbledon and . Grass courts title last year and then added the australian dominated Bles partner from san Francis Crown last month her Long time Dou co with hard shots fro the Baseline and Sharp volleys. Billie Jean gained advantage in the Forecourt repeatedly while 19-year-old Rosie the nation s fifth ranked singles player elected to remain in the backcourt and depend upon her scrambling and blistering Nancy Chaffee Kiner As the Only player to win the title three straight years mrs. King lost her service in the firs game but came Back to break miss Casals twice in a Row be fore running out the first set. In the second set Billie Jean broke Rosie in the seventh game but miss Casals came right Back to break the Cham Pion at love in the eighth Jean and Rosie teamed to win the doubles title 6-2, 6-2,Over Mary Ann Eisel of St. Louis and Kathy Harter of Seal each Calif. Miss Eisel and Chaunce steel Iii of Cambridge mass won the mixed doubles title witha 6-4, 6-4 Triumph Over Billie Jean and Paul Sullivan of Bel Mont mass. Mr1 photo world Tennis Queen Billie Jean King earns 28th National title in straight sets Bonni shit Niagara for 21st in Row Buffalo . Up Bob Lanier and Bill Butler combined for 59 Points while a tight Zon defense held Calvin Murphy to a College Low of 24 sunday a unbeaten St. Bonaventure rolled to a 97-84 Triumph Over Niagara for the bennies 21st Victory of the season. St. Bonaventure ranked fourth in the country jumped to a 9-1 Lead in the first three minutes and with Lanier pouring in 30 Points and Butler adding29, the Mcaa tournament Bon Nies never Lead by less than seventh rest of the Way. Nit Hopes fade Niagara saw its desperate bid for a berth in the National invitation tournament virtually crushed As a fierce Bonaventure Murphy the the stars and stripes Victor in hat defens nation s Hel second leading scorer to 10 shots and 15 Points below his average. Lanier playing his finest Gam of the season was a terror off the boards with 16 rebounds an thrilled the standing room Only crowd of 11,397 at memorial auditorium with a rugged display under the Basket. Lanier easily out playing Niagara Center Manny leaks blocked a half dozen shots. Bonaventure Niagara Satalin Albugh Lanie Hayes Butler Martin g f t 6 3-3 15 hudecki20-0 4 Murphy 13 4-8 30 leaks7 5-5 19 Mazetti 12 5-6 29 Brown 0 0-0 0 Schafe Schug Oft 3 1-4 10 6-9 24 10 2-3 22 2 0-0 4 3 3-3 9 1 0-1 14 10-0 2 totals 40 17-22 97 Bonaventure totals 36 12-20 8248 4997 �1 4182ouied out St. Bonaventure Satalin. Liar tools at Bonaventure 18, nag attendance 11,397 Cricket fatality Benoni South Africa a Peng batsman Mike rens ifs. Collapsed and died after be snit Over the heart by a fast Ball in a Cricket match saturday Daytona Beach Fla. J a Cale Yarborough Thun Dering through the debris of numerous wrecks whipped Lee Roy Yarbrough sunday in blazing Battle that brought their two Mercury cyclones across the finish line in the Daytona 500 Auto race less than one Sec Ond into the Lead three laps from the end the Winner was just 10 car lengths ahead in the most exciting finish in the history of the Stock car classic at Daytona International Speed new cars capable of 205 Miles per hour shattered the Lap record for the 2.5-mile Oval time after time but for 58 of the200 laps the Drivers were forced to slow Down As collisions blown engines and blown tires kept yellow caution flags race which could have been the fastest Ever run was won at an average Speed of Only 143.251 m.p.h., Well below the record of 160.627 set in 1966 by Richard Petty. Two three car collisions knocked out two of the chief contenders defending Champion Mario Andretti and buddy Baker. And a Long series of troubles slowed Richard Petty the grand National Champion until he fell out of Contention Al though finishing the race. As the cars limped off the track wrecked and broken and the traffic thinned out Yarbor Ough and Yarbrough locked up in a spectacular Duel that Wasin doubt until the Check ered Flag of Victory was waved. The two Drivers Are not related. Bobby Allison ran third in Aford one half Lap behind the leaders. No other car was unreal Contention. David Pearson was fourth in a Ford Paul Gold Smith fifth in a Plymouth Darel Dieringer sixth in a Plymouth and Al Unser seventh in a was running second at the Halfway Mark when Athree car pile up on the Steep banked East turn knocked him out of the race. Threading through heavy traffic buddy Baker rammed his Dodge into the left rear of Andretti s Mercury sending him spinning Down the track. A for driven by John Sears also was hit and All three cars were to badly damaged to continue. Baker also was in Strong con Tention at the time. A Short time later on the same turn another three car collision eliminated two More Drivers including challenger Jim the heaviest damage was a Ford driven by ear books of Lynchburg va., which spun across the track and continued on Page 32/. Knudson triumphs at Tucson Tucson Ariz. A Canada s George Knudson charged to his second straight tour Victor sunday when he fired a seven under Par 65 to Edge two player for the $20,000 top Money in the $100,000 Tucson open Golf tournament. The 30-year-old Chain smoking Toronto tour Veteran Winner of the Phoenix open last week came from four strokes off the Pace set by South Africa s har old Henning to card a 72-Hole to Tal of 70-67-71-65273, fifteen strokes under Par. Frank Beard tied with Knud son through the final two holes lost a share of the Lead on thepar-3, 185-Yard 17th Hole with a bogey. He fell into a second place tie with Frank Boynton of Cleveland at 274. Hit some great shots i just hit some great shots said Knudson. I played a Heck of a round , admittedly nervous when he leads the Field said iwas Able to sleep last night and was t sick when i woke up this morning. I knew i would shoot a Good birding the second Hole a 520-Yard Par five Knud son made a Birdie putt of 18 feet on the seventh. He then began to tear the 7,200-Yard, Par-72 Tucson National Golf club course apart. Knudson rolled in Birdie put from inches away on the Lith added a 10-foot Birdie putt Onno. 12, rammed in a Curling 35 foot putt for a Bird on no. 13, from the Edge of the Green for a Birdie on no. 15, Apar five and added his last Bird with a one footer on no. 17. Great round it was a great round just great round said the jubilant Knudson whose $20,000 pay Check boosted his total earnings for the Winter tour to $50,310.beard, Louisville ky., started play sunday one stroke off the continued on Page 22 top . N. H. Up Dick Moulton of Center Harbor n.h., won the three Day world championship sled dog race sunday with a combined time of 3 hours 35 minutes and 8 covered the 20-mile course in 1 14.03 to collect the$1,300 prize. Re a.vjmbk11 vow is neck and neck Cale Yarborough in car no. 21 on the inside inches up on Lee Roy Yarbrough in no. 26 during their nip and tuck finishing Battle in the Daytona 500. Cale grabbed the Lead on the last three laps and won the scramble by less than a second. A photo

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