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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - June 22, 1968, Darmstadt, HessePage 20 the stars and stripes mar no Loop opens play on 3 fronts by John Williamson staff writer the 3rd div s Marne league makes its belated entry into Theus Alt eur baseball ranks this weekend with six of the seven teams seeing action on three fronts. The defending Champion Schweinfurt crusaders open at Home with saturday and sunday contests against the Wil Flecken wildcats at Conn Barracks. The Kitzinger Kolts Are also at Home for their two weekend tilts As they Host Herzo base a non divisional team that is playing in the Loop for the first time. The games will be at Harvey Barracks. The final pair of tilts will be hosted by bad Kissinger also anew team this year at Daly Barracks. The Wuerzburg warriors will furnish the opposition in this saturday sunday action. Thea Schaffenburg cardinals have the opening weekend off. All games will Start at 2 00 . In the Case of postponements on saturday two seven inning games will be played on sunday with the first starting at 1 00 . Because of the late Start in the league necessitated by division wide training commitments Competition will not be divided into two halves. The teams will play a triple round Robin with the Winner being declared of the basis of the Best won and lost percentage Over the 18 games. The Winner of the league will represent the 3rd div in com petition to determine the Usa eur Champion. Should Herzo base win the second place team would go to the Usa eur tourney. Graebner triumphs Okker surprises Laver at London London up Tom Okke Rof Holland the no. 12 seed at Wimbledon Friday swept through the world s top Tennis player Rod Laver of Australia in the semifinals of the London grass court championships. Clark Graebner of new Yorset himself up As Okker s opponent in the finals by taking out Alex Metreveli of the soviet Union in the other semifinal. Okker needed Only 48 minutest dispose of Laver Wimbledon s no. 1 seed 6-4, 6-4. Graebner was an easy 6-4, 6-2 Winner Over Metreveli. The 23-year-old Okker became the first Amateur to beat Laver twice Wimbledon Champion in open Competition. Last fro left Laver outplayed from the Start was the last professional left in the men s singles. Disservice was not As reliable As usual while Okker s was immaculate. Okker broke service in the opening game of the first set and again in the third game of the second set. Laver never got within a Point of a service break until Okker s last two service Hofstra plans astroturf for stadium Hempstead . A Hofstra University will install astroturf the Mylon grass like sur face used in the Astro dome at Houston and Al so permanent lighting facilities at its stadium. The improvements will Cost about $400,000 and Are expected to be ready Ina gust when the new York jets of the american foot Ball league will begin training on the Long is land Campus about 25 Miles from downtown Newyork. Games and the dutchman he doff the pro in those two. Graebner toned Down his big service against Metreveli but still won comfortably. The Amer ican lost his service Only once with two double faults when hews serving for the first set at 5-2. Nancy Richey of san Angelo,tex., outgunned Britain s win London up reigning Wimbledon women s singles Champion Billie Jean King top seeded for this year s event re turned Here thursday after spending a week in the . Where she went to consult he doctor. Mrs. King of Long Beach,calif., unexpectedly pulled out of the Kent championships a Beckenham last week without playing a match saying she was too she was on a practice court within a few hours of arriving Back in this country. Nie Shaw 6-4, 6-4, from the base line to reach the final of the women s singles. Mrs. Ann Jones the British professional Defeated mrs. Mar Garet court of Australia 4-6, 6-4,6-3. That meant that saturday s final would be a rematch of the final of the French Champion ships two weeks ago when mis Richey beat mrs. Jones in a Long three setter. Graebner had reached the semifinals by ousting australian professional Roy Emerson 11-9,6-3, while Metreveli was beating Marty Riessen of Evanston 111.,11-9, 6-4. In the other quarterfinals Laver whipped Charles Pasarell the top . Amateur 21-19, 6-2, Andorker eliminated peruvian Alex Olmedo the former . Davis upper 6-1. 6-4. In women s quarterfinals beat Patti Hogan la Jolla calif., 6-4, 6-1 miss Richey topped Valerie Ziegenfuss of san Diego calif., 6-3, 6-3 mrs. Court beat peaches Bartkowicz Ham track mich., 6-4, 6-2, an miss Shaw s quarterfinal Oppon ent Judy Tegart of Australia was scratched by referee Hugh Kerridge. Csc feature Pitburg comets collide by Ben Abram staff writer that old game of who s on first gets a revival this week end in the Safe Germany con Ference baseball Chase. Going into the weekend frays Darmstadt 8-2 leads Wiesbaden and Pitburg 7-3 by one Gamin the standings the comets moving into the Lead despite no playing last week. This came about when Wiesbaden dumped Pitburg twice. The big games in the imme Diate future find Pitburg playing Host to Darmstadt. Other tussles on the saturday sunday Agenda Send Sembach 5-5 to Ramstein 6-4 arid Wiesbaden to Hahn 2-8. Rhein main plays Host Otaviano in non conference con comets bid to remain atop the standings centers on the Strong rights arms of Jerry Luke and red Meshach. Both own fancy 4-1 records and both also rank As dangerous stickers for manager Gil Bettez combo. Pitburg has Strong pitching units own right. Lance Tobert 3-1 and Bill Clow 2-2 will probably draw the nods from Wayne Jennings. Wiesbaden appears to have Thebes of the weekend schedule in taking on Hahn. The flyers split with Darmstadt and beat bit Burg , on the other hand has t been Able to Salvage More than a split with anyone and has dropped its last four and Sembach Are both moving up after slow Start Sand both figure to make their presence known As the race progresses. Over in the u.k., Wethersfield attempts to pad its Lead by taking a pair from wines London. The raiders Are 5-1 on the other games second place Alconbury 4-2 invades Bent Waters 2-4 and upper Heyford and Lakenheath match 3-3records in their tussles at upper standings Germany conference won lost 8 2 .800 Pitburg 7 3 .700 Wiesbaden. 7 3 .700 Ramstein 6 4 .600sembach 5 5 .500 Hahn 2 8 .200 Rhein Maln 1 u .083 saturday sunday game Darmstadt at Pitburg 2 . Sembach at Ramstein 2 .Wiesbaden at Hahn 2 . Aviano at Rhein main 2 . , conference won lost 5 i .833 Alconbury 4 % .667 upper Heyford. 3 3 .500lakenheath 3 3 .500 Ben Waters 2 4 .333london 0 4 .000 a a 11 23 68 go 12 23 4saturday-sunday games Wethersfield at London 2 .Alconbury at Ben Waters 2 . Lakenheath at upper Heyford 2 . Naval Academy names new athletic director Annapolis my. A capt. . Coppedge became the naval Academy s new director of athletics thursday relieving capt. Alan r. Cameron who completed a Normal three year tour in the Job. Cameron will return to takes command of destroyer Squadron 5 with its Home port Insan Diego later this month. Coppedge who has spent Mostof his naval career in the sub Marine service was a football and wrestling Letterman As a midshipman. Com z action tops base Bain by Ben Abrams staff writ the spotlight in army baseball focuses on the com z league this weekend with key games scheduled at the sports cent Erin Berlin and Vogel Weh in Kaiserslautern. League leading Giessen in Vades Berlin and palatinate District entertains Karlsruhe in the big games on the saturday Sun Day program. Other games match Hanau s 2nd support brigade against we Bruecken at we Bruecken and Mannheim against 3rd support brigade at Stuttgart. Taurus District is Idle. Giessen. Fresh from sweeps Over Karlsruhe and Mannheim owns a 7-2 record and a half athletes sought for festival Munich army and special air Force . Athlete show have a Chance to represent the United states at the sport festival of nations to be held june 29 and 30 at the Munich Dante stadium. Representatives from some 50nations Are expected to take part in numerous athletic events ranging from soccer Competition to foot racing to turkish Oil wrestling and Parachute jump ing. A maximum of two american entries for heavyweight weight lifting shot put High jump Broad jump and triathlon con sisting of 100-meter dash Broa jump and shot put Are now be ing sought. Wrestling enthusiast for the featherweight Light weight and welterweight classes Are needed. Lightweight and middleweight boxers Are also required. Two Man teams for individual Entrance for International class Competition must meet following requirements for these track events 100-meter dash10.8 seconds 400-meter hurdles53.0 seconds 1,000-meter run2 2520 Kilometre walk2 hours 15 minutes and Marathon run3hours, 40 minutes. Hammer minimum Hammer throw contestant must qualify for Competition with a minimum throw of 60 meter Sand triple jumpers must begin with 15-meter times for the swed ish relay Are 400, 300, 200 and100 meters in 48.4, 35.3, 22.6 and 10.8 seconds. Olympic style re Lay racers must run 800 meters 400 meters and twice 200 meter sin 1 55, 48.4 seconds and twice 22.6 seconds in order to be admitted to the Competition. The games Are being sponsored by the Munich olympic sports club. However travel expenses have to be borne by participating individuals. For detailed in formation concerning participation in the festival . Force athletes Are urged to Contact the Public affairs office Mcgraw Cavern Munich Mil 8050 or 8065. Hofstra track coach Hempstead . Up John Jackson former athlete anew York University and highly successful Public school foot Ball coach in Brooklyn has been named head track coach a Hofstra University. Game Lead. Berlin and h the league leaders have Light schedule the 8th div action Calls for 1 to meet div Arfy Mam support come play Host to 54 miss bad Kreuz Nach and Miyade 2-0 to entertain Gade 1-1 at a i the sunday same but the Sites u the 1st brigade dig gement and the in. Support come game place at Baum older a 2nd brigade-3rd Bride moving to the 3rd brigade ii Diamond at Coleman in Mannheim. Down in the 4th army fal Agenda Calls for div arty 111 to meet div has 5-5 at Pingen 1st brigade j. Battle 3rd brigade 4-5 at erg and 2nd brigade toil support. Come 5-7 at Tai the seventh army Mecl Center sits this week out Loop leading 2nd brigade a matches skills against d1s" 3-3 at Gellhausen brigade 1-3 and div 1-3 Battle it out in 3rdj div Competition at for Leto the 1st brigade does t \ com z league won Loil Piffl Giessen 7 2 of Berli palatinate dint. 5rd supt. Brigade Karlsruhe Il-11 Bill Fol Iii ins i Hanau 3 Taurus District. 0 saturday sunday schedule Giessen at Berlin 2 ,2nd support brigade at we Law Karlsruhe at palatinate distil a Weh Field Kaiserslautern 2 . Mannheim at 3rd support Bilge Binson Barracks Stuttgart 2 . Taurus District Bye. 8th div league second Halll won Lett 2nd brigade. 1st brigade support command 3rd brigade 00 1.w 5/6 missile div arty. � saturday 1st brigade is. Div arty support command a. 5/ 3rd my older 2 sunday .5/6 missile be. Support d1v Ria Typ a Barracks Mannheim 2 a 4th army div us t won it 1st brigade 2nd brigade. Seventh army 1c division he 3rd brigade support come div arty saturday sunday div arty is. Div .lat brigade is. 2 .2nd brigade is. Al j9 3rd brigade. Support 2iui brigade 1st brigade 01scom div arty brigade won 3 3 t 1 30 a i in Hallweil Racks w tit Ili Loi vj.3rd brigade Racks Frlic Berft 8 p 1st crib he l be

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