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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - June 29, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseSaturday june 29, 1968 the stars and stripes Page 21 Sites dates for Usa eur track Golf Tennis meets set Munich special Dat Sand Sites for the 1968 Usa eur track and Field Golf and Tennis championships have been announced by the . Army Spe Cial services Agency Europe. Track and Field Competition asset for aug. 23-25 at the Nuernberg City stadium in Nuernberg. Germany with the com manding officer North Bayer support District As official Host. The invitational Golf tournament will be held sept. 5-8 at the Berlin Golf and country club course and the invitational ten Nis tournament is scheduled for sept. 12-15, hosted by the com manding officer of the armed forces recreation Center at the Garmisch sports Center Tennis courts in Garmisch Germany. Each Usa eur sports Confer ence May enter one team in the track and Field action consisting of 30 participants one manager one coach and one Trainer. Team managers meeting is set for 2 . Aug. 22 at the Wil Liam o d a r b y gymnasium Fuerth the cinder meet will in realm of sports Berlin tries to provide everything by Ben Abram staff writer berlins a whatever might be a person s cup of Tea in the realm of sports they be go tit in Berlin. We try to have everything to meet the needs of persons stationed in Berlin recreation sports director Dick Bright appraised recently and the Berlin brigade s Spe Cial services fills the activities evolve around a Hub called the sports Center termed by Bright the nerve Cen Ter of sports activities in sports Center houses an 800-seat gymnasium which is use both by the Berlin brigade and Berlin american High school for Home basketball games handball and Squash weight facilities. A Sauna Bath which can handle six persons has recently been completed and will be in use shortly. Women s health pro Grams and dance classes for youngsters ranging from six to14 Are also conducted in the Cen baseball Diamond Home of the Berlin bears in the com league and Tennis courts lie adjacent to the sports Center which operates from 10 . To 9 . Daily and Bright reports that most of the facilities Are in use ail Day every facilities Are available at Mcnair and Andrews bar Racks. Each has a gym and bowl ing alleys Mcnair has a football stadium and Andrews is the site of an olympic swimming Pool. Infant the Pool was built expressly for the 1936 olympics. It will Bethe site of the 1968 Usa eur championships aug. 24-26.other Tennis courts Are located at Harnack House and in Heberlin brigade commissary area the latter being indoor , there also Are six softball diamonds with leagues utilizing them every evening scattered around the golfers play some 300 Strong practically every Day on what they contend is the finest Golf course in Usa eur an 18-Hole Par 70 layout. It will also be the site of the 1968usareur championships scheduled sept. 5-8.and, another special attraction is the wan see Harbor water sports Are offered with the emphasis on boating. There also is a swimming Pool and a wading Pool for children under 10at the Harbor. We run More of a total pro Gram for the american Community in Berlin than a sports program for one specific unit Bright is still getting his foot ing in Berlin after transferring the brigade two months ago from the 24th div where he handheld a similar position. Bright played College football at new Mexico and is a former Nelms 145 grabs bavarian tourney Augsburg Germany Spe Cial Norman Nelms won the championship flight of the bavarian Hills Golf club s 36-Hole tournament posting scores of 74and 71 for a 145 total. Ronn Davidson won the first flight with 169 followed by Myrle Noe s 175.the second flight was taken by j. P. Kasnasky with 189. George i y was second with 189. Second in the championship Hight was Dick Walanski with 74-77151.the club will sponsor another two round 36-Hole flight Tournai i it july 4. Three sport High school Star. Heals holds a masters degree in recreation administration from new Mexico. His recreation and sports Back ground prior to coming to Europe last september includes one year As head football coach at Albuquerque High school an recreation and Parks director at Cortez move to Berlin represents a big Challenge to me Bright claims. He feels that the establishment of a Central suppl system obtaining adequate Stor age facilities and the building of solid officials association Are his immediate All if a team cannot get the equipment to play and i you do not have Good qualified officials you just can not have Good program he concluded. Beehler departs wac to become California and Berkeley Calif. A Paul w. Brechler commissioner of the Western athletic conference was named athletic director of the University of California s Berkeley Campus Friday succeeding Pete newel who resigned in the Wake of unrest among negro , 55, will assume the position aug. 15, according to University Chancellor Roger a. Heyns who said we believe he will give to athletics at Berke Ley the leadership we was commissioner of the wac six years commissioner of the old Skyline conference for three years and was athletic director at the University of Iowa from 1947 until 1960.Brechler s appointment was approved by the University re gents and was recommended unanimously by a committee of students faculty and alumni. Newell who became Cal athletic director in 1960, was the basketball coach before that and led the bears to the Mcaa championship in 1959 and the runner up spot in 1960. A avs sign no. 1 pick Houston up the hous ton Mavericks of the american basketball association Friday signed Keith Swagerty a 6-7, 235-Pound Center who in 1967was their first draft Choice As Well As the no. 1 pick of then a new York knickerbockers. Swagerty became known Ashe White Assassin in Italy where he chose to play Las season. The big Rookie averaged 18points and 21 rebounds a game for Bologna which tied for second place in the italian league with a 17-5 record. He averaged 18 rebounds or better in each of his three seasons at University of Pacific and was the nation s no. 3 rebounded As a Junior and no. 4as a senior. He helped Pacific to a 25-4 record Best in the school s history. Urcla eliminated the tigers in the 1967regionals. Mavericks coach Slater mar tin indicated he would use Swagerty at Forward this fall but the sex regional All America May be a health risk. He has been plagued by a badly damaged ankle and in fac decided to pass up american basketball in the states. He resigned in March while University committee was con ducting an investigation int charges by 40 negro athletes that some members of the ath Letic department but not Newell discriminated against negroes. The athletes had threatened to Boycott varsity sports. Newell has been named Gen eral manager of the san Diego rockets of the National Basket Ball association. The committee later recommended that the athletic depart ment make a determined Effort to recruit minority group personnel to its coaching an administrative and training thereafter Rene her Arias who replaced newel Las basketball coach and whose resignation had been demanded by negro athletes resigned. He said the negro situation was Factor but not the sole Herrera is was replaced by Jim Padgett who is held in High regard by most of the negro athletes Many of whom he helped recruit some from the deep South. Named As Padgett s assistant was Earl Robinson second negro Ever appointed to a coach ing position at the University. The negro athletes Praise Padgett s appointment and the situation appeared to be May new problems arose when negro athletes boycotted Spring football practice just be fore it ended by making de mands that coach Ray Willsey said he could not is the situation Brechler will will be in charge of the athletic department unti Brechler takes Over. Nell Carter wins by one in Rhein Blick Golf meet Wiesbaden special Nel Carter of Heidelberg won the championship flight of the eur com ladies Golf association tournament by one stroke her thursday at the Rhein Blick Golf club Herbst of Wiesbaden was second behind the Winner snet 73-72145 with a 72-74146. Two Wiesbaden golfers dominated the first flight with fran Purdue the Winner and Barbar Bartlett second. A Hole in one by Wiesbaden Ssandra Kilstrup led her to second flight honors. The accame on the 131-Yard fourth Hole where a closest to the Hole con test was being held. Wiesbaden s Dennie rust who was runner pin the second flight and Heidel Berg s Jackie Napper witnessed the Ace. Marion Rehler of Stuttgart ruled in the third flight and Nickey Burnett of Wiesbaden was second. Be the 1968 official Amateur athletic Union of the . Track and Field handbook and the me tric system will apply to All measurements in track events. Points will be Given the to six places in each event toward determining a team Champion ship on a 10-8-6-4-2-1 basis. Awards will be presented to the first second and third place teams. Individuals finishing inthe top three of each event also will receive awards. Events set for the meet are110, 200 and 400-meter hurdles 100, 200 and 400-meter dashes800, 1,500 and 3,000-meter runs 400 and 1,600-meter relays Andfield events including pole vault High jump shot put Long jump javelin discus triple jump and Hammer throw. Finals in All events except for the Hammer throw on Satur Day will be held sunday aug.25. Golfing action at Berlin will include one team of four open and two senior participants from each Usa eur sports Confer ence. The open division is for Al golfers regardless of age How Ever contestants choosing to compete in the open division Are not eligible for the senior Divi Sion. A player must have reached the age of 45 years onor before sept. 4, 1968, to qualify for the senior division. All Golf contestants Are scheduled to play a minimum of 18 holes each Day and Complete 72holes of medal play during the tournament. Pairings will remade after the first Day s action. The Golf team title will be determined by the lowest aggregate 72-Hole score of the lowest five of the six contestants on a team. The individual Champion willbe the golfer with the lowest 72-Hole medal total. Awards also will be Given winners of the first second and third places in each division. Manager s meeting a team managers meeting asset for the wan see Golf club at 9 . On sept. 5.Tennis teams will consist of four open and two senior players with rules similar to the Golf tourney applying to the eligibility for open or senior divisions. In Tennis however a player must have reached his 40th birth Day on or before sept. 11 to qual Ify for the seniors division. A pre tournament meeting willbe held at 9 ., sept. 12, in the International Grill locate opposite the Tennis courts at the Garmisch sports to netters will go to the top two teams based on accumulated Points for singles and doubles of both will receive additional awards for placing first second or third in each event of each division. Baseball net9 boxing top 3rd july 4th carnival Frankfurt special hotdogs Beer and sports that s 4th of july the Good old fashioned Way and the Way the 3d div s spearhead association plans to offer it this year to Frankfurt s military Community. Warming up with the firs game of a baseball double header Between disco and 1stbrigade at 9 ., the Charity carnival at the Edwards Caser Ball Fields will also feature a Tennis singles tournament an boxing exhibitions. The Day s highlight will be exhibition sky diving by the 7th Parachute team from the 8th div. Six free fall artists will drop into the carnival area shortly after noon and spectators stand ing along the Midway of More o s Ink is round pick Baltimore a the Baltimore orioles have announced the signing of Junior Raymond Kennedy the Ameri can league club s first round Choice in the regular phase of the recent free agent draft. Than 20 food and game conces Sions will have a Good View of the aerobatics. Following the last game of the doubleheader a boxing ring will be set up on the baseball Dia mond and 36 boxers will pair up for 18 three minute exhibition bouts. The Novice fighters will represent the spearhead division 3rd inf div 8th div and 4th races and tug of War will offer exercises for will be no charge of admission to the carnival parking arc As

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