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Nevada Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - February 6, 1973, Reno, Nevada112-tuesday, february 6s 1973 Reno evening Gazette Ofallon tests former coach s team Wooster Sparks Battle for first Wooster and Sparks will Bat the at the Centennial coliseum for first place in the Northern Nevada aaa conference to night while Wint King the Reno High school basketball coach will Welcome his former team from fallen. Coaches Mike Hovas of the t Colts and John Flynn of the railroaders insist that the Cen Tennial coliseum showdown will be very tight. Oliva said there s no doubt that it should be a close game. I just Don t feel that they la run away from us and i Don t think we can run away from them with their height Adan Flynn agreed and said i expect another close one. Would t be surprised if Wooste tried to press us a Little More and make us throw the bal Sparks beat Wooster just 1c Days ago 65-63 m a thriller a the coliseum. Both teams Are 6-1 in league play while the Colts Are 12-3 on the season and Sparks is 13-1. Flynn added. It la be Tough to beat Wooster twice in a Row out 1 feel Well be As Strong As Ever. They re such a Well balanced team that any one of hem can Hurt Olivas said our player Don t get too emotional but i dec. Reno mity mites Maark Villa Taro Steno jets dec. Mity Miles 1. Urcla 35 17-0 736 2. . State 2 16-0 670 3. Long Beach St. 18-1 670 4 Indiana 4-2 495 5. Minnesota 14-2 319 6. North Carolina 16-3 271 7. Marquette 16-2 268 8. Missouri 15-2 266 9. Maryland 14-3 254 10. Alabama 14-2 238 15-2 197 12. Providence 14-2 186 13. So Louisiana 15-1 152 4. St. Johns by 15-2 124 15. Memphis St. 16-3 76 16. Jacksonville 16-3 61 17. San Francisco 16-2 40 18. Kansas St. 14-3 34 19. Oral Roberts 16-3 32 20. New Mexico 17-3 14 others receiving votes listed alphabetically Brigham Young Louisville Northern Illinois Oregon state Pennsylvania St. Joseph a a. Southern califor Nia Syracuse Tulsa Vanderbilt Virginia tech. Reno jews no decision us Greg Bates jets county Reno jets a dec dec. D Jln Burphett pounds Reno jets spa t dec. A Han George Herz downhill set for slide the Marcie Herz downhill sanctioned by the far West so association will be held Satur Day and sunday at slide Moun Ain ski resort. Competition will be in the a a and c divisions. Free night skiing will be of ered Friday and saturday Al slide in Observance of National ski week. Something special handcrafted Silver shop 358 n. Virginia Aba coaches complain about squads Salt Lake City a the two leading coaches in the american basketball association preparing for tonight s All Star game say they Are not satisfied with the Way the play ers Are picked. The players for the teams Are picked by the Media. East coach Larry Brown of the Carolina cougars told a news conference monday he would like to have the teams picked by the Media and the players in the league. West coach Ladell Andersen of the Utah stars agreed say ing he Felt factors other than scoring should be considered. He said the top 19 scores Are among the 20 players picked for the game. He said it might have made a difference if Over All performance had been considered. Meanwhile the coaches spoke of their plans for the game and Aba commissioner Robert Carl son talked about merger with the National basketball association at the league meeting in conjunction with the game. I think Well run a two Pla Toon system in the first said Brown. Ill go a Quarter with the starters and put the other five in for the second Quarter. In the second Well use the people who seem to be having a Good night. I just Hope i Don t Over coach Well try for the most effective Andersen said. I won t necessarily go for the two platoon system but All the players will get a Chance to do what we feel they can do Carlson told a news Confer ence monday that he expects a to merge the two leagues to e introduced in Congress again thursday. Carlson said he expects the players associations in both eagles to support the proposal Carlson also said the league would hold its draft of College seniors april 10. The club owners were scheduled to meet All Day today. Newspaper Sloan thankful after close win by the associated pres the Good lord was with declared a thankful coach Norm Sloan after his second ranked North Carolina state Woolpack remained undefeated by edging sixth rated North Carolina 76-73 monday night. After trailing for most of the game the Wolf pack overcame North Carolina s tenacious de sense and deliberate four Cor ners offence finally sealing the Victory on a jump shot by Mark Mueiler and a free throw by David Thompson in the closing seconds. Others in the a top ten were not As fortunate As . State. 4 Indiana was upended by big ten rival Ohio state 70 69 by Columbus. Crusaders Widen Lead in division Cleveland a it was t artistic but it was a Vic tory and the Cleveland Crusa Ders were glad to get it. This was a big two said crusaders coach Bill Needham after his club Defeated the Chicago cougars 7-5 monday night to move five Points ahead of the new eng land whalers in the Battle for first place in the Eastern Divi Sion of the world hockey association. Cleveland got two goal games from Gary Jarrett and Jim Wiste and goalie Bob Whidden held off Chicago s run and shoot rally in the last two periods. In the Only other wha game Minnesota got first period goals from Frank Sanders George Johnson and Len Lilyholm and battled Houston even the rest of the game for a 6-3 Victory. There were no games in the National hockey league. Jarrett got his 28th and 23th goals in the last period when Chicago threatened to wipe out the Lead. He deflected a shot from the right Corner by Paul Andrea past cougars goalie Jim Mcleod for a 6-4 Lead and fired a 60-footer from the Blue line into an open net with 13 seconds left to ice the contest. 8 Missouri was am bushed by big eight foe okla homa 90-77 at Norman okla. 10 Alabama dropped a 66-62 decision to Southeastern conference rival Mississippi at Oxford miss. . State appeared headed for defeat too As the tar heels opened the second half on a 12-2 tear to take a 4741 Lead Joach Dean Smith then ordered Lis tar heels into their famous Carolina Corners Ting men in each of the four Comers of the front court with Reno gymnasts capture first second two Reno gymnastics club teams competed i a local meet last saturday with the senior division taking first place and the Junior squad capturing the runner up spot. Leading the Reno seniors were Charlene Clark Marie Smith and Charlene Thomas. Miss Clark took a third in the All around Competition with a total of 29.5 Points. Winning the All around Crown was Mary Polak of Sacramento s san Juan gym club who scored 29.85 Points. Second place went to Carol Johnson of the Arizona twisters Scottsdale on 29.55. Reno s Kimber Cavendish took a first in the balance beam and a second in the vault for a second place in the Over All scoring. She totalled 29.35 Points for her efforts. Tammy Manvique of Arizona took first place in the Junior class with 30.20 Points and Jeri Cameron scored 29.00 for third place. Junior division under 15 team standings 1, Arizona twisters 88.20 2, Reno gymnastic club 77.25. Vault 1, Tammy Manville a 8.0 2, Kimber Cavendish r 7.7 3, Mary Howard r 7.65. Bars 1, Jeri Cameron a 7.m 2, Pam godward a 7.30 3, Tammy Manville a 7.05. Kimber Cavendish r 7.40 2, Tammy Man me a 3, Pam godward a 6.90. Floor exercise 1, Kimber Cavendish r 7.90 2, Tammy Manville a 7.85 3, Julie Dennis

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