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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - January 6, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseSaturday january the stars and stripes Page . New entry in soccer merger agents sew pact at Navy although not exact terms we resources close to 3 athletic Assoria that Ellas who army and a 6-1944 Victory Over army 44 record will be getting 1s who came to the acad in 1965, has coached the $19,500 Eli Semy midshipmen record. To an Over All 1s-14 before he took Over fro former coach Wayne Hardin Gas had been head coach at new York a Kansa City win be the new entry in the nationwide professional soccer to be known simply As the professional soccer league it was announced thursday at a merger meeting of the unite soccer association and the National professional soccer league. A Kansas City group headed by attorney John Latshaw has taken Over the franchise of the Chicago spurs in the Nusl. That move plus official announcement that the Pittsburgh team of the Nusl would no operate left the merged pro circuit with a maximum of 10teams to Start the 1968 season. The owners were to determine Friday just where How and How Many teams will operate for the new season opening on april 1. Ranch named by Iii am Al coach of year new York up Mil mannered John Rauch of the Oakland raiders who finally got his first Chance at a head coaching Job last season after toiling 14 years in assistant slots thursday was named the United press International coach of the year in the american football league. Rauch. Who piloted the ers to the Al title with the Best record in the history of the league was a close Winner Ove Wally Lemm of the Houston oilers in the balloting of 27 writers across the nation three from each league City. Although the oilers were clobbered by the raiders 40-7 in the title game Lemm also Didan excellent coaching Job this season in leading the Rookie Laden Oiler squad from last place in 1966 to the easter division championship in 1967. Rauch received 13 votes while Lemm picked up 10 and one other coach Sid Gillman of Thesan Diego chargers landed the other joined the raiders in 1963 As the no. 1 assistant to coach Al Davis and remained in that position for three seasons. But after the 1965 season thearl decided to escalate the War with the National foot Ball league and named Davis the commissioner of the Al John Rauch. 14-year apprenticeship Bill Ellas. $19,500 salary George Washington and the University of Virginia and had served for eight years As assist ant coach at Purdue. The Navy Mentor has a major rebuilding Job on his hands be fore the Start of next year schedule losing quarterback John Cartwright and his favor Ite target end Bob Taylor. Also missing due to graduation willbe team Captain Bill Dow Offen Sive Back Terry Murray and line i Backer Rick Bayer. Although Navy s 1968 schedule still is not Complete included among its opponents will be Penn state Michigan Syra Cuse notre Dame and & Mary was dropped from the schedule. Annapolis my. A i Gellerman plebe Crew coach at the naval Academy since 1965, was elevated to the varsity Post thursday. Gellerman 31, replaces Paul Quinn who resigned to devote i full tune to his Job As director owe naval Academy academic computing Center. Toscano 68 paces Southern Cal open Buena Park Calif. Up Harry Toscano of new Castle pa., fired a 4-under- 68thursday in the first half of the opening round of the $31,000southern California open Golf , 25, carded nines of 34-34 with six birdies and two bogeys. He birdied the first second 10th. 16th, 17th and 18thholes and had bogeys on the Lith and 12th professionals had 69s. J. D. Sanderson carded 37-32 an Francisco Lopez carded 35-34. 12 match two strokes Back of the Leader were Bob Duden who had 36-34, and Mac Hunter with 35-35. Tied with 71s were Bill Spiller and Wally Bradley Tommy Jacobs and 11 other pros had even scores. The others were John Hulbert Richard Carmody Ray Botts de Merrins Tom Shaw Lee elder Richard Martinez Carl Welty Billy Maxwell Jim Gellerman is a 1959 graduate Ferrier and Curtis Sifford. The University of Washington. I among the name pros pea cites Rookie Chicago up Lee Trevl-1passion Al. Golfer for years has of i987� by golfers Assoc a in Learned old pro serves credit his discovery. O was found by a former halfback Green a pm kit. Now operates the horizon Hills Golf club a horizon City Tex. Thus he was in position to hire the 26-year-old Trevino two years ago when Trevino was earning $30 a week. This year his earnings will approach 180,000.he finished fifth in the National open and was consistently among the top contenders in major tournaments. Competing thursday Dave Hill had a 73 and Bob Mccluster carded a 75.the Low Amateur with a 73 was John Tate with a 38-35.rhree amateurs carded 74s Ken Ellsworth Bill Guy and John Tanza. The second half of the first round of the 69th annual journey at the los Coyote country club Here will be completed 200 pros Are competing in the first pea tournament of the year. Friday s Field includes Billy Asper Jerry Barber George Bayer and Charlie Sifford. A Geiberger dropped out with stomach 54-Hole tourney runs through sunday. Hollywood Fla. A Ross Collins of Dallas Tex., took a three stroke Lead thursday atthe Halfway Mark in the nation Al left handers open Golf championship. Collins three under 69,coupled with a 71 opening round gave him 140 for 36 holes Over the Diplomat hotel course. Alex Odom of Galveston,Tex., had a 71 for a second place 143. Collins won the left open from his fellow texan two years ago but lost the title Las january to Vic Lombardi of Fresno stayed within Range of the leaders with a second round 71 for a 144 total. The former major league baseball Pitcher tied for third place with Gene Ferrell Verona pa., an Amateur Jack Butler of Atlanta. Giving Rauch his shot at the head Job. Davis has returned to the raiders in the position of managing general partner which Means he runs the Raider Rauch has continued As Field Boss and did a Superb Job molding the club. Last season he piloted the team to an 8-5-1record and this season he built the team around his new quarterback Daryle Lamonica and the club went on to a 13-1record besides the Victory Over Houston in the Al title raiders now meet the Green Bay packers in the superbowl on Jan. 14. Rauch was a Star quarterback himself in his collegiate Days at Georgia from 1945 to 1948,starting every game for four seasons and leading the Bull dogs into a Post season bowl game each season. Long Walt As aide Rauch played pro Ball for jus three seasons. The Detroit Lions drafted him and traded him tothe Boston yanks who merged with the new York bulldogs. Equart Erbacker the merged team in 1949 and 50 and then was traded to the eagles in 1951. He retired after that season to Start his coaching career. But it took Rauch 14 season before he finally got a head Job. He started his coaching careers an assistant with Florida in 1952 and 5?. He spent a year a Tulane in 1954 and then went Back to his Alma mater for four seasons. He left Georgia for West Point in 1959 and after spending three seasons there he went Back to Tulane for a Yea before finally joining the raiders in 1963. Jumps to nil Lemm is in his second stint with the oilers. He first joined the club in its original season in1960 on Lou Rymkus staff but retired to enter private business following the season. But he was named head coach of the team five games into the 1961 season and led the club to the title. He then jumped to the Efland coached the St. Louis cardinals for four season before returning to the oilers in 1986.Lemm attended Carroll col lege where he was a halfback under oilers vice president John Breen. He made his coaching debut there in 1942 but the los Angeles Toros of then departing from he los Angeles area As part of the agreement to have Only one team cities in operation Are expected to operate in san die go. The Boston rovers of Heusa will leave that City to the Boston beacons which will Start play this year. Tho Toronto City team of Heusa is bowing out leaving the Canadian City to the Toronto Falcons. The san Francisco gales of the Usa announced More than a month ago that they were merging with the Vancou ver team of the Usa and would operate out of Vancouver Leav ing the Bay area to the Oakland clippers Nusl two new York entries the skylines of the Usa and the generals of the Nusl also have other member cities in clude Atlanta Baltimore Cleve a Lluc chichi id jvc1kiulavsa a a v land Dallas Detroit Houston Philadelphia St. Louis a Washington. Started in 67 both the Usa and the came into being As nationwide professional soccer operation last year. The Usa had been sanctioned by the . Soccer football association governing body of the sport in this country while the Nusl had operated without Sanction. The merger efforts of the rival groups both of which suffered major financial losses inthe first year of play were concluded last month after then had instituted an $18 Mil lion anti Trust damage Sui against the Usa Ussia and fifa International governing body of soccer. The amalgamation move had received the approval of the Ussia National commission. Anderson named John w. Jack Anderson of Detroit was named chairman of the executive committee of the new league which will be governed by the respective com missioners Dick Walsh Usa and p. Kenneth Macker Nus Las presidents of their respective o Neill of Oakland was elected Deputy chairman with Robert Hermann of St. Louis and John Allyn of Chicago a members of the executive com the Usa franchise Wilt remain in Cleveland it was announced that a new group headed by Howard m. Metzen Baum and a. T. Bonda would assume the major interest which had been held by the Cleveland baseball team. Entered the Navy in 1943 and did t return until 1946. He first became a pro coaching 1956 As an assistant with the Chicago cardinals. He was head coach at Lake Forest College in 1957 and 1958 before returning to the cardinals in 1959. Herrick nabs decision Portland Maine up Gene Herrick 150, new eng land middleweight Champion of Saco Maine took an easy unanimous decision Over Han Giorgio 159 of Providence r.i., in a non title eight round fight at the exposition building thurs Day night. 2 us players top All America soccer selections new York a the University of san Francisco placed two players inside right Sandor Hites and inside left Kirk Aposto Lidis on the All America Colleg soccer team selected by the National soccer coaches association and announced wednesday at their 28th annual convention. Other members of the Tea include goal Fred Brunner Akron right fullback John Marks Middlebury left full Back Tom teach. Navy right halfback Ron Mceachen West Virginia Center halfback Patrick Migliore Brown left halfback Jacob Meehle tem ple outside right Henry Ca Macho. San Jose Center for Ward Walter a Sruti St. Louis and outside left Trevor Harris Michigan state

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