Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Feb 4 1983, Page 24

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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - February 4, 1983, Tokyo, Japan 24 Pacific stars and stripes ports Mph Jbv february 1983 bombers Advance to Acaf finals by Dav Ornauer sports writer Yokota Japan the Cinderella Guam bombers pow ered into the 1983 Pacific air forces mens basketball tournament final getting 53 Points from guard Percy Wells to first eliminate the Philippines Clark diplomats then the Hawaii Al stars in an exciting 8783 exhausted but victorious after two the bombers stood ready for thursdays 4 final showdown against the unbeaten defending tournament Champion Korea Wells and company came through the losers bracket to the but had a Tough time in a Stormy losers semifinal against the in which Clark coach Stan Johnson and his charges argued frequently with referees Over foul Wells contributed 29 but it want until late in the second half that the bombers gained control of the in the losers bracket Champion momentum shifted Back and Forth As Hawaii and Guam fought to stay alive in the the bombers finally won getting 24 Points from Wells and 25 More from Forward Savia Sharp to Edge out the Downtrodden in Wells in Ive been taking a a lot of smaller Treyve been getting me with the on the arms then Ive had to go Down playing under the so the big Guys Are on my but As Long As we ill give it Wells nothing else his thoughts turned to the up coming Korea a Good and whatever they they do Wells if we can set the game at our Cut Korea running game Well have a Good Korea proved that there the Best in the and we came Here to play the Guam Clark 80 the Lead swayed 15 times in the see Page 20 Tough game expected by Dav Ornauer sports writer Yokota Japan the final game was at hand the defending Pacific air forces mens basketball Champion Korea Al stars versus the Cinderella Guam and with wednesdays losers bracket matchup just con both clubs were talking As though the final showdown was just seconds rather than 24 hours a Runan gun Korea led by flashy guards Henry t Buchanan and the tournaments leading scorer Earnest thursday were to go against an but ready bombers featuring Percy Wells at guard and Savia Sharp at while the Al stars rested on the sidelines benefactors of a Day off As winners bracket Guam battled through the losers ousting the defend ing runner up Clark diplomats of the Philippines then the Hawaii Al stars 8773 in two Tough to capture the Acaf they needed not but two wins Over Korea in the double elimination Korea needs Only one to oust the bombers exhaustion May prove to be their said Korea coach Junior the fatigue has set in on Guam i could see it As a Factor in wednesdays game against Barnes i predict that Well beat Guam by 10 or More Points because i dont think they can take the going up and Down the Treyve played too Many games so the Barnes is not if Korea can Stop but the its hard to come out from the losers bracket and win he they Guam will shoot just As Well and play Tough but the difference will be the see Page 20 andersens Savia Sharp blocks a shot by Hawaii Paul Harrell As Joe Johnson 33 of Andersen and Gregory Crumpton 5 of Hawaii look on during the Acaf photo by Harold China paralysed Stingley escapes death once again Chicago a for the second time in 4y2 former new England Patriot wide receiver Dar Ryl Stingley looked death in the Eye and lived to talk about was one of 13 persons injured when fire struck a 12story Chicago apartment building tuesday two women died in the Blaze when they leaped from an upper floor As firefighters prepared to raise a fire officials in just glad to be alive for the second time in my Stingley said his comments punctuated by Stingley has been paralysed since when he was hit by Oakland Raider Jack Tatum during a National football league his words muffled by an oxygen Stingley spoke to a reporter tuesday night As he Lay on a Stretcher in the Rush Presby Lukes medical Center emergency awaiting test he was released later in the after the my family was told i was Lucky to be he this is the second time in glad to be who had lived in the building for nearly a was talking on the Telephone in his let floor when the fire broke the first thing i heard was Glass he there was smoke in the he told the caller to Telephone for and a Friend who lived on the fifth floor arrived within five minutes it was so Smoky that we he everyone in the building knows i live they told the i was just worried about blacking he in a and i have a slight respiratory Stingley said he told firefighters How to move they carried him Down one floor and took the elevator the rest of the i Felt i was going to succumb to the Stingley once i was outside and Able to i was All about 10 minutes elapsed Between his discovery of the smoke and his he Thomas spokesman for the Chicago fire said the Chicago police bomb and arson squad was investigating the the two victims were identified As Angelica and her Vicente Oconnell said the who were badly jumped from up per Story windows As firefighters arrived at the scene and began Rescue thirteen including a fire fighter and a were injured in the which was extinguished about 30 minutes after it was Oconnell said 75 firefighters and 25 pieces of equip ment were 5 Johns upset by 21

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