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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - November 10, 1982, Tokyo, Japan 22 sports Pacific stars and stripes november Obj 1932 Guam spiders Excel in event by Dave Ornauer sports writer Camp Okinawa teams from Guam in the 1982 far East High school girls volleyball which began Here monday with round Robin elimination showed Early they Are powerhouses to be reckoned four of five Guam entries in a Field of 26 the largest Ever in a defense department High school sponsored claimed stunning Vic tories Over opponents in matches at Kubasak and Kadena High schools on the Island schools outscored their opponents by More than a 2tol Guam notre Dame in their first Dod led the Way by scoring the tournaments first major upset Over last years third place finisher Kubasak dragons what is it that Guam has that makes its volleyball As polished and rigidly disciplined As shown monday in the royals some tournament officials credited the Type of discipline taught at an Al girl Catholic school such As notre the assistant coach of Guam George Washington geckos shed some More Light on the we have an excellent and i mean excellent recreational volleyball program Gecko assistant coach Deb Stradinger most of the kids Here play in at least two leagues a year besides their High school a volleyball Haven which lacks in equipment and facilities for Many major is a Haven for a game that requires Little equipment a uniforms and a Ball and can be played almost Stradinger because of an outside court is easy to put up a net and the kids can string up nets Between Coconut Trees on the and these kids Are playing volleyball from the sixth Grade Stradinger these kids love the game and we have Good a lot of people who understand the one of those coaches is 19yearold Elaine Afaisen of notre which surprised Kubasak in front of the dragons Home the had Spectator support of their own in the form of islanders native to Guam stationed with the military on plus players on other Guam teams who banded together to cheer on the Guam contingents Are Guam contingents tend to support one another when they go in tournaments like Afaisen for this is our notre Dames first time off the Island for a and its very exciting for All of other Guam opening Day wins included a George Washington Victory 152 Over the Philippines Brent while the John Kennedy islanders held off a Pesky Pusan panthers squad from Korea mean Guam Inarajan eagles clipped Hong Kong International the defending tournament Champion Zama trojans of playing without team spark plug Tammy who was sidelined with a sprained scored a two set win Over the Seoul american Falcons the defending runner up Seissen International Phoenix of paced by front liners Lina Medina and Kazuko whipped the Taegu warriors of Korea and the 1981 fourth place finisher red devils held the eagles without a serve or Point in a 151 10 teams will survive eliminations mondays games were part of a round Robin elimination process that will leave 10 teams to Battle Friday and saturday in a double elimination format for top honors in the tournament director Jeff Selditz said the 26 entries Are broken into three two of nine teams and the other of Over the tournaments first four teams Are pitted against one another within their particular playing each team in their group each game counts As one win or one two games per match counting toward a final win loss the three teams in each group that sport the Best record will move to fridays and Waltrip into final race title showdown saturdays from the two nine team squads will come one wildcard entry in the tourney an entry that carries the Best fourth place record in the two in event of a on game playoff will determine the group a includes Seoul Hong notre Kubasak and Christ the King Phoenix of and the George Dewey admirals of the group b includes Brent George Washington and the Okinawa Christian the Canadian Academy Falcons of and the Iwakuni Samurai and the Yokosuka red devils of group c includes the Manila International Taipei International of the Philippines Wagner the Kadena Simon Sanchez of the Yokota panthers and the Maur cougars of in other opening Day George Dewey topped Christ the King 154 and in a set played under lost the on a position violation called on a serve late in the second was later upheld and both squads were credited with a tournament officials said if a final round position later had to be decided among the other or both the entire second set would be replayed to determine a Brent Academy split a pair with Canadian Academy 1115 Taegu ripped Misawa 153 Okinawa Christian split with Iwakuni 1315 Manila considered a tournament favorite by routed Kadena 157 and Taipei trounced Wagner opening Day standings group a Inarajan Zama notre Dame Christ the King George Dewey Hong Kong Kubasak Seoul american group b Yokosuka Seissen George Washington Taegu Canadian Academy Iwakuni Okinawa Christian Brent Academy Misawa group c Manila International Kennedy Taipei International Simon Sanchez Maur Yokota Kadena Pusan Wagner a Bobby Allison admits he has been thinking about Little else in recent weeks than winning his first grand National Stock car Allison said his mind already was Drifting two weeks ahead to the 21 season finale As he took the Check ered Flag in the Atlanta Jour Nal 500 sunday at Atlanta inter National theres no question it the championship is on my mind All the said the 45yearold Driver from its important to me and to the Digard winning would mean a lot to All of despite Allison con Fiden rebuilding Darrell who finished third still is King of the Hill going into the 500kilometer race at International who came from far behind Allison in the Point standings in 1981 to win the Winston cup title by 53 Points clinching the title with a conservative run for a sixth place finish at Riverside still is 22 Points ahead of were not worried about the said the 35yearold Well go to Riverside looking for second and and Well win that sucker if somebody Allison Doest want it worse than we Waltrip can Clinch the no matter what Allison if he finishes third or and he can also Clinch it with a fourth place finish if he picks up the five Point Bonus for leading at least one Borg beats Mcenroe Australia a Bjorn the five time Wimble Don Defeated John Mcenroe 62 to Clinch the Akai Gold Challenge Tennis tournament at the Hord Ern the swedish Star won the first prize along with a Golden Racquet valued at the result highlighted an unbeaten record for Borg throughout the and he dropped Only one set in three 3ranked Ivan Lendl downed fifth ranked american Vitas Geru Laitis 64 to take second place and with a second round win Over claimed third place for Mcnamee a Winner a unseeded Paul Mcnamee has scored his first career Victory Over to seeded Guillermo Vilas by winning the act Mary land Tennis the 63 Triumph was Worth a career record to the Victory sunday was very important to and not just because of the its things Haven been going very Well for us in the last few he we had some bad Luck in four straight then i made a mistake last week 31 at during that five race Waltrip won four times and turned a 147point deficit into a 37point Allison car overheated and quit one race after leading most of the Way and dropped out of three straight races with blown at he was in the midst of a hot Duel with Waltrip when he spun leaving the pits late in the race and wound up second to Waltrip by about seven Allison i dont believe in any of that san Kent he might have reconsidered that opinion Early in sundays race when his throttle started sticking and things got a Little thrilling out there at but the Crew managed to fix the problem during an Early pit Stop and Allison led the 328lap race seven times for 107 45 Lead changes in there were a race record 45 Lead changes among 14 but Allison led the last 23 he averaged Mph in picking up firs place Money of the last of 10 caution flags came out with just 15 laps remaining when Richard battling for third lost control in the fourth hit the Wall and spun into the that set up a final 10lap sprint to the finish when the Green Flag came out Waltrip tried to take Allison on the Low Side when the Green Flag but his final tire adjust ment was a bit off and he Harry Gant passed him for second and finished just behind Allison gatorade sponsored Chevrolet Monte please return surveys members of the Pacific command received questionnaires about what they think of Pacific stars and if you were one of the selected by the pentagons defense manpower data we urge you to respond right your Anonymous response will help us greatly in deter mining what you would and would not like to see in you were chosen by the Center according to a formula that reflects Pacos makeup by rank and the composite answer should therefore give us a general but accurate indication of what our readers thank you in Advance for your

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