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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - July 30, 1968, Darmstadt, HessePage 22 the stars and stripes tuesday juy 30 i a. Needs longer Sctott training 4-Star general got results for French tean by boo ode staff writer Fontainebleau Frances a the French Hung it on the United slates in More Way than one in the Cir International Reserve officers Competition championships and Are planning to do it again in next year s meet which is expected to be held in Only did it win the championship in the most convincing manner in nearly All the previous meets but France showed whatsit could do with six months prac Tice and a four Star general directing its program. There s a growing indication that the overwhelming Domi Nance by the French Here Las week was caused by the exertion of High political pressure for propaganda purposes. And if that is the Case the the French succeeded in Brilliant fashion leaving the ., Winner of the past five meets to travel Back to Germany with its head sagging. The Only time the Was i Contention was before the com petition started. Once it began it became evident that France was out to win by sweeping the shooting events in the first Day relegating the To a poor position. By the end of the second Day for All practical purposes the other eight nations could have packed their Valise and Jour Vikings reject Hillebrand Rozelle tells saints to give Hardy to 49ers by the associated pres Jerry Hillebrand is a St. Louis Cardinal again Detroit quarterback Bill Munson is a Hospital patient and Kevin Hardy Well he s still just meditate , a linebacker had Lille Brand Hardy Long gone i registers boat win Tonawanda . A Long gone a 7-liter baby Gold cup hydroplane owned by Lebrown of Worth 111., and driven by Dave Thomas of Dayton Ohio successfully defended its title sunday in the National in Board championships. The 427-cubic Inch hydroplane was the Only successful defender in the nine classes of Hydro that vied for National prominence before a crowd estimate Dat 125,000. Tony Piazzo of new Iberia,la., posted the fastest time in the two Day event spraying High rooster Tail As he drove his 206 cubic Inch Hustler at an average Speed of 87.459 . Over the five mile course during saturday s elimination heats. Sunday air Force col. Jac Brown of Dayton Ohio posted a 8,1218 . In the first been sent to the Minnesota Vik Ings to Complete a Deal which recently sent safety Brady keys to the cardinals. But the Vikings announce sunday that Hillebrand who has been hampered by knee trouble failed to pass his physical and was being returned Gotha cardinals. A Viking spokesman said the cardinals now must give up an other player or a High draft Choice. Munson obtained in an off season Trade and now the Lions no. 1 quarterback was scheduled to undergo an operation monday for removal of a Bone Grov the in his right leg. Hell be out of action for at least two weeks. Karl Sweetan and Rookie Gre Barton will alternate at Quarter Back for the Lions first exhibition game aug. 5. And Hardy ordered by foot Ball commissioner Pete Rozelle to report to the san francisco49ers As partial payment for the saints signing of Dave Parks remained in the new Orleans saints training Camp at Sandiego Calif., sunday. I guess i la just have to meditate he said. Parks a Veteran receiver played Cut his option with the 49ers last season then signed on with the saints last week. As payment Rozelle ordered the saints to give up Hardy a Rookie but highly prize plus their no. 1 draft Choice for 1969. Hardy was greatly dont in now what i can do the Pittsburgh Steeles re ported that Bob Wade a Corner Back suffered a knee injury i saturday s scrimmage and now is on crutches. Miami put seven free agents and 12th round draft Choice tack Paul Paxton on waivers. Coach George Wilson said he originally had planned to Cut 15, but changed his mind after the dolphins scrimmage saturday. The Boston patriots release Rookie Ron Persuitte when three veterans returned to Camp after completing their National Guarr summer training. The Yare Center Jon Morris guard Karl Singer and fullback Bob Cappadona. Championship heat of the 7-Litreclass. Pilot in Sayonara Brown was second in the second heat be Hind the eventual Winner Long gone when the nose of his boat dug into the water As he rounded a turning Bony tossing Brown into the air As the boat hipped. Brown was uninjured saturday Charlie King of re Donitto Beach Calif., piloting the Bart hit a bit of on the Back stretch 266 Bla Krough and was tossed from his Boa about 20 fool in Tho air. Kinu suffered a fractured Pelvis the three Lap five mile grand no the top Cash event of the meet Worth $1,000 for lie win Ner but not involving titles was won by George Waller of co Lumbus Ohio and his 7-Litrecountry boy after the Early Leader Long gone went dead inthe water. Walt nor 76.563 . Averaged if Rozelle tells you to you re supposed i Haven t been he said jump i guess to jump. But around Here Long enough to jump. I am confused by it Alland Don t know what i want to do. Perhaps i la get myself lawyer. I just Don t the Atlanta Falcons signed two key players fullback Junior Coffey and halfback Perry Leedunn leaving 11 Veteran unsigned. Rozelle Parks need Home. The French had Allbut cinched the title in the Cross country land navigation run Over terrain they had been practising on the past half year. Though the Netherlands won the third and final event the obstacle run Utility swimming combined France had such a commanding Lead from the firs two events that its teams took the first five places in the final standings and its other three some finished eighth. France s winning team had685.80 Points while the Best Effort was Lith place with 542.87that s a difference of 123.93 Points Between the Best of France and the Best of the To fully Point out the score Dif Ference it s like a football team getting chopped 50-0. And to go a bit further the Point difference Between the worst French which finished eighth and the worst yank team which wound up 26th, was145.17 Points. So it can be said that the Gay festive moods of the French teams after the meet were a voted by their drubbing of the In it hurts to Point it out Teams finished Lith 12th,17th, 23rd, 25th and 26th out of 36 was the cause How can a team that wins for five straight years collapse like a Bagpiper with asthma there Are Many reasons Why the French made the Look sad. It s not that their personnel is that much better far from it but Given four to six months of intensive training can make the difference in a big Point mar it was said by a French spokesman that the French teams even started some train ing Back in september How Isth Able to compete with Only four to five weeks under its Belt obviously proves it can t. This meet five weeks at bad Stoelz a Many was All team cos Gerry Knapp had to tra yank competitors for this while the French belgians and dutch same Newt year the Always has lineup of competitors Una Mil with the other s ability and Teai so either the Had Bette plan for a change a its format for Competition in Cir or sul Fer another Fontainebleau embarrassment. Several More months of training is obviously yer Al fltl4-tr%\ln what it needs. Of course French weapon Sand training gear were used and in Many ways contributed to the ineffectiveness of the other nations. And the Multi Complex Camp Guynemer Here where the meet was held is used year round to train athletes in the French military. Knew the territory the French knew the terrain where the 12-Kilometer Cross country run was held backward Sand forwards. It was a meet Rul ing that any team which could come in under four hours would be disqualified. France s six teams and three other teams were the Only to make it under four hours. Theother 27, including the six Teams were to be disqualified but a Quick ruling prevented it. It took one Team 6 hour Sand 11 minutes to plod through thickets around boulders under searing French Sun without water or food. Only one Tea was slower a German three some was out there 7 hours and20 minutes. The Best French time was a fantastic 2 hours and 34minutes. When Charles de Gaulle As signed a four Star French Gen eral to oversee the Complete operation of the French team France was out to win big. And win big it did. World9s Best swimmers Eye record splash in aau meet Booter changes mind new York a ale Young Star inside right of the Everton team in the English soccer league has advised the new York generals that he will not join the North american soccer league team with whom he had signed Only 10 Days earlier. Lincoln neb. A it i reasonable to say that 22 world Marks will be in jeopardy at the18th National aau outdoor swimming meet starting her wednesday As the nation s Youthful elite vie for places inthe Olympic trials. By simple mathematics the world record Holder will c o m Pete in 19 events including re lays and the former world rec Ord Holder in three More. Thefield Here rates second Only to the olympics because it include foreign stars who do not com Pete in the Trials. Karen Muir of South Africa the world s top female Back Stroker Heads the foreign con Tingent. The divers will open the meet wednesday at Woods Park me Morial Pool. The 30-event swim Ming cards starts thursday and ends clubs from Northern California dominate the list of world record holders. They Are the Santa Clara swim club headed by George Haines coach of the Men s olympic team an the Arden Hills club of Sacra mento headed by Sherm Cha voor coach of the Women s team. The world s Best All around male swimmer is Mark Spitz a lean Loose 18-year-old just out of High school in Santa Clara. Yale s Don Schollander Winner of four Gold medals at the 1964 olympics trains at Santa does Stanford s Greg Buck Ingham. The top All around female Claudia Kolb 18, is at Santa Clara. Debbie Meyer the world Best female distance swimmer is from Arden Hills. So Areula s great distance Man Mike Burton and 14-year-old sue Pedersen who set a world 200 Sulliv cams snare dutch tournament Haarlem the Netherlands a the sul Livans a Semi pro team from the United states won the International baseball tournament of Liu Urlce by defeating the Netherlands 4-1. The win featuring Home runs by Matt Rock Wood John Galloway and Rick Uhl Maii was the i in the straight Tor the undefeated americans and gave them 10 Points in the final team standings. The Netherlands finished second with six Points the Netherlands Antilles was third with four and Italy tailed to score. Dick Weinrich pitched the Victory and the Only run he allowed came on a Home run by Rosario i Rasmijn. Meter freestyle record at the Santa Clara International meet tree weeks ago. The meet will show the lie 16-year-old Catie Ball of Jacksonville fla., world record h id or in 100 and 200-meter breaststroke events is Back in top form after mononucleosis. Charles Hickox who led Indi Ana to the Mcaa Crown want to regain the 100 and 200.backstroke world Marks he los East Germany s Roland Mattes Las Michigan state s Ken was holds the world 100-meter Hie the swimmers on the card Here. The Spitz is the worlds Disi 100 and 200 Butterfly and the freestyle. He was cd e to three records m the Santa individual Medley a i and lost the 400 record on y week to Gary Hall 16, Orden Grove Calif. Coach Hain Esmay eventually i � l Marks. 1 seven we a

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