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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - March 12, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseTuesday March 12, to scorer on . Title club the stars and stripes Page 21 Smith omission from shape All stars puzzles by Hunt Johnson a staff writer Darmstadt Germany is Imit rant is an All Tournai Mont basketball team the naming actually of it Isanti climactic in that it is always announced after the Cuba to skip olympics if s. Africa Miami a Cuba will not p a r t i c i p a t e to the olympics this year ii South Africa is permitted to Send teams the president of the cuban olympic committee says. He accused South Africa of a brutal prac Tice of racial Dis criminal Havana radio Broad cast sunday quoted Manuel Gonzalez Guerra As say ing Cuba will not participate in the games if South Africa is not olympic games Are scheduled for october in Mexico returned from a visit to Mexico City where he held meetings with members of the olympic organizing committee to explain the position of Cuba said the broadcast monitored in International olym Pic committee last month voted to readmit South Africa after a five Yea suspension because that country promised to Send mixed teams of Whites and 1 negroes. Championship game the All tourney team does provide the Only individual recognition for top players in the tournament. Trophies or medals Are often awarded to each All Star eager. Thus it behoves tournament organizers to take pains in set Ting up a representative an knowledgeable panel from tour Ney officials Neutral spectators and of the press for the purpose of picking this team. Also car should be taken in counting the panels votes and correctly announcing the team that has actually been , something in this procedure went awry at the conclusion of the shape International basketball tourney Las week in Belgium. The oversight Cost the s Exi Smith a berth in the 10-Man All tourney be called it an oversight because How else can you explain the exclusion of a Ball player who led the Well balanced Cham Pion team in printmaking 61 in four games outscoring the second highest yank by 12 Points. Was a dominant Force on the boards certainly one of the top two or three . Rebo unders in every game. Was his own coach s Selec Tion As not Only a tourney All Star but As the meet s most valuable player an award won by Roger Bright of the .Bright certainly deserved men Tion on the team though he scored just 27 jux ints in four tour Ney games As he was certainly an important cog on defense and in rebounding. What s More his Points usually came at critical of the other nine players named to the team including Bob Lohse and Charles Washington of the ., were unde serving either. But certainly some spot on the All Star 10could have been made for the 6-foot, 6-Inch Smith. Perhaps the practice of identifying players by their numbers used sometimes when select Ingall tourney teams Hurt Smith s cause As he was one of the few players in the tourney to change numerals depending on the colorow Jersey used. Actually the omission of Smith from the individual honors list certainly does t detract from the tournament itself which was highly successful and competitively. Operationally Joseph Wallace sports director and capt. Chuck Frank project officer deserve a Pat on the Backford the tournament arrange a competitive standpoint they could not have set up a bet Ter schedule than the one that matched Italy and the . In the Rick Chaffee Judy Register ski victories Seattle Wash. A Rick Chaffee Rutland vt., and Judy Nagel 16-year-old Enumclaw Wash., High school girl raced to Victory in the sunlit slalom sunday winding up the19g8 National Alpine ski championships. The meet was held at the Crystal Mountain resort 76 Miles Southeast of . 23, also won the giant slalom saturday. A bad finish in Friday s downhill49th place kept him from winning the combined title. Canadian Scott Henderson of Banff a it a., was the combined t Ham Piou on his second place in he giant slalom fourth in the slalom and Victory in the Down Hill. Nagel earned her Crow despite a second place rating in lapsed time of 1 37.68 for Bot trips. Corps entries take u handball Crown 1ianau, Germany special \ corps representatives won blvd 111 singles and doubles titles in. I i to to ii Iii 11 a h l in o inne Mij Rehorst gym open Lland Ull tournament staged Here. Mel Amerman 77th arty took c singles on a forfeit while a Rover Dubose and william1 Isina Bot i of 75th arty l de used i aul Hardman and John from Engineer for the doubles both1 to in Leamui the first Runa total Tim Barbara Cochran 17,mond, vt., led 49.72 and had1 37.17, but later fied for missing Gate. Rich in of was Dis Quali a second run Canada s olympic Gold med Alist Nancy Greene was Only 03of a second behind miss Coch ran in the first run but fell an missed a Pate on the second. Miss Greene of hos land b.c., dominated the 1965 nation als winning seven of the eight available women s Nagel s Triumph linked with a third in the giant slalom and eighth in the downhill gained her the combined championship. Sherry Blann Bend ore., waste slalom Kimberley judib.c.,second m Leinweber third and defending National Champion Penny Mccoy Bishop Calif., men s Tith St Jim Heuga Alioe City Calif., was third in the slalom As the showed Well against the powerful Canadian Elliott Steamboat Springs colo., was second an Dennis Mccoy Penny s brother sixth. Fifth went to Keith Shepard Lake Louise alta., and seventh to Wayne Henderson Scott s younger brother. Chaffee sipped through the 47gates of the first rim in 49.09 and took the second run s 4jgates in 48.10 for his winning time of 1 37.18. To him Moss put together Strong and cohesive club one that any american supporter of. The Moss won All four de Smith in action at shape final game of the round Robin tourney. Both teams went into that game officials Are already looking Forward to next year s8th annual tourney and hoping to line up a bigger Field than the five who competed this year. With full support of Shapero Menander in chief Lyman c. Lemnitzer who officially opened the tourney and watched the final night s games the shape tournament has grown into an outstanding basketball event on the International level particularly when the . Is represented by a top notch entry As it was this Moss chief of men s sports for army special service sin Europe did a commendable Job of gathering and coaching aus eur All Star team for the tourney. Despite a shortage of time and players made available 1st Squadron crabs 3rd Arnul Cav Crown iuum110ldfh, g or m a by special to 1st Squadron Defeated Provo Squadron 58-52, Towin the Ltd Arnul cavalry Basket Ball tournament Here 1st Squadron built up a 48- 8 Hali Timo Lead but had to survive a desperate Provo rally to grab the win. Provo compiled 4-10 second half advantage could be proud coached cagers games going did t get his squad to Gether initially until five Days be fore the tourney began with two of the 12 . Cagers Smith an Herb Edwards joining the team even later. Edwards did t arrive until the evening before the first game. The impending Susareu tournament which starts March 16, made the various command reluctant to let their top cagers go for the All Star duty. Thu Moss had to Mold his squad around players from com a which Falls under his immediate of the players who represented the ., including Smith Bright Lohse Washington Edwards and Frank spells will play for com z in the Usa eur Competition. The remaining six came from4th army Mel sanders8th div Mel Johnson and Charles Benny jones3rd div Fred taylor24th div Dan King and Berlin Alex Taylor. This club contrasted with the1966 entry in this tourney no shape tournament was held in 67 which was the base team from Laon France. Laon the Safe runner up that year lost an 80-69 decision to Italy in the finals after forcing an if Neces sary game by beating the ital ians in double overtime. The tourney was double elimination that year. Hoop shapes. Greek and italian entries in the 68 tournament were Replete wit National level players from those two countries. The greeks obviously had played together for some time and boasted three or four cagers expected to make their olympic team. A sign War developed during the Italy i . Tourney finale. Two amen can boys hoisted one saving beat the Spaghetti eaters whereupon the italian contingent across the gym came up wit their poster reply beat the pop corn.". The Netherlands coach apparently was t aware of the Gem he had in Fred Dennis As he failed to use the 5-7 Ace in the up his club s leading scorer and Winner of the tourney sportsman ship award. The italians also inexplicably did not suit up heir biggest Man 6-10 Enric Jovone until the last two games e scored 25 against the Bel ians but was highly ineffective hitting Only one Basket again the . First half of the opening duty game. Dennis was Seldom of. The court thereafter and wound Munich entry wins women s Bowling meet Munich special Cash awards and trophies were the order of the Day forthe women who participated in the recent sout Bavaria District s women s Bowling association Handi Cap tournament. Gerda Kiehm Claudette Freeman Jeanie Mccleary and Trudy Nagy of Munich took first prize in the team Competition with 2216 Stoelz came in second with 2129 pins downed Boermel Drummond Marge Gensie Ziwiski Jean Harp Leand Missy Melton. First place prize Money was $60,second prize $31.20. Jeanie Mccleary an Gerda Kiehm won $35 in the doubles Competition after socking away 1086 pins. Bad Stoelz again trailed Munich this time by Only five pins. Luzia Nichols andean Griskelis won $25 for this Competition Fea tured eight winners. The were Lori Tritz 597dee Cowan 577 and Mary 575 of Augsburg who won $25, $18 and �10respectively. Munich s Benne Heape Claudette free Man and Billie Cooper received $12. $8 and $11 for576, 569 and 564 pins keeled Metelski and Martha Lassetter took $11 Andi $3.40 for Stoelz and Oner Ammer Gau with 564 and 558 All awards and trophies i will be presented at the association s april meeting. New York work has paid a dividend in the Lothridge the Atlanta punter. Lothridge was the working punter in the Ltd hard h a n d s o m ease of Billy Falcons hardest National football league official Statis Tims have revealed and also the most successful. Lothridge got off a season High 87 punts for the sorry Falcons whose 1-124 record was the worst in the nil. An finished with an average of -13./ Yards per kick. In contrast David Lee of Baltimore Punte doily 49 times in winning the title in i j66 with a 44.6 Mark Bobby Joe Creen of the Chicago bears finished second behind Lothridge in both Effort and accomplishment booming 79punts for an average of 42.9. Tom Mcneill of the new Orleans saints was third with kick san average of 42.9 on and Lee the defending Champ was fourth with a 42.3 Mark on 49 Studstill of the Detroit Lions had the dual Honor of making the longest punt Iron scrimmage 78 Yards and Thebes average ,44.5. Suu Lull however As injured Mot of the season and punted Only 36 nines. 42 entitle. Six Short order to Offut a required lit y for the \ is. Avg. Long Mii 4" i 1u. Chii o mermen win Arcata Calif. A Ali Chic state won the far Western con Ference swimming and diving championships edging Iho Cali fornia aggie by a single Rouit

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