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Valley News, The (Newspaper) - August 30, 1970, Van Nuys, California I .M t t W -4J-A Nerfh-4J-A Chatsworth's Divers Take State Finals Chatsworth Athletic Club outdistanced 12 oth- er teams to place first in the team standings at the 12th a nnual California state age group diving championships held at Rita Curtis Swim School. The meet was sponsored the San Fernando Val- ley Athletic Club under the sanction of the South- ern Pacific Association of the Amateur Athletic As- sociation. Nick Rodionoff was meet director. Of the 10 individual half were won by local including four victories by members of the Chatsworth team. Lloyd Pinel of the San Fernando Valley Athletic Club team won the boys 8-and-under division Sally Schiff of Chats- worth won the girls' 10-and-under competition. Winner of the girls' 11-12 division was Chats- worth's Diana Griffin. Teammate Connie Pow- ell captured the girls' 15-17 division. Chatsworth's Steve Powell was first in the boys' 13-14 competition. First six places in each division were awarded trophies. Complete BOYS 8-UKDER Pinel Roger Accorneo Todd Van Ye Scott Scariom Chris Logan Rusty Thompson 6390 GIRLS 15-17 Connie Povvell Angele Thomp- son July Lines Kit Salness 283 Glory Thomas Yvonne Michel 259 65. 11-12 Todd Eitter Kevin Wilson Kelly Kimball Chats- Steve Sherman Hiroshi Yoshida mont Chris Hennis 193 60. 13-14 Michele JIcGinnn Vicki White Kim Smith Becky Netzley Debbie Siewert 285 Karen Pavey 26970. GIRLS 10-UNDER Salty Sclurf Lisa Simmonds Dana Burgess Cindy Mardon Becky Rush Shen Jordan 12L05 GIR1-S 8-UNDBR Maureen Kavanaugn Dam Ricks Sandy Rush Lara Gunn Karen Wil- liams Christine Winkle 6405 BOYS 15-17 Jeff Huber CLos Coj 373 30 Scott Reich Wajne Fazzino Aric Partovich Jeff Braves 30875. Patrick 304.15. GIRLS 11-12 Diana Griffin Stephanie Hill Debra Forehand Emily Skjelstad 116 85 'BOYS 10-UNDER Greg Loug- anis Steve Cle- ments Oliver Kasper 13355. Guy Muck- ler Roger Mike Mangiantmi 13405 BO'iS 13-14 Steve Powell 337 Todd Muckler 328 Jeff Case Curt Wilson Jeff Eaton Herbie Cruickshank 247 40. TEAM STANDINGS Chatsworth Athletic Cub Devme Divers 30. Madera Marlins San Fernando Valley Athletic Club Los Cojoles Country Club 22. La Mesa 12 Mer- ced 11 Sherman Swim School 8 Fre- mont Hills 7. Stockton 7. Santa Mo- nica Stan Kistler Bakersfield L Motorcycles Race Class A speedway mo- torcycles will race again today at the new one-fifth mile dirt track in Invin- dale Gates open at 2 p.m. First race starts at 3 o'clock. BERIME MILLIGAN So far as 1 neither Beverly Hills nor Culver City has a town right in the middle of but if either did and 1 were to tell you that from subter- ranean ruins smack-dab in the very center of those tall fountains and beautiful residences there ar- ise the ghosts of many hall-of-fame automobile racing dm ers you probably would accuse me of being off my rocker. with all the current splendor and real estate values of these two neigh- r boring there once was a day when each was the race-track center of Arner- MILLIGAN you get salary dual commissions and renewals... plus stock options... plus plenty of qualified expense-paid free in- And we train if you're not already regis- tered and licensed. Call us Beverly Al Schlesinger at 278-5041 Chuck Sprafkin at 986-6550 George Moffat at 441-1158 Santa Bob Murphy at 541-5361 AFCO Securities Corporation DIRECTOR Sales Operations An indmdual with outstanding record of personal early in career to take charge of a significant iales-marketing operation. have deiire and thrusi to become a manager in a highly profitable growth oriented company ranking in upper of us industry. This opportunity can he in confidence by calling Mr. James Loclviood at on Aug iO. from 4 p.m to 8 or on Auc from 10 am to 4 Tuesday Sepi 1. from 12 p.m. 8 p.m Wednesday Stpt 2 from 30 am 10 4 pm.. or by anting JO the consult- ing firm. the parallel planning corporation Write Greensheet C.F. BOX 463 CANOGA PARK Oilers Meet in Rose Bowl ica. The younger generation finds that jhard to but the more mature some call it recall those times of thrill and tragedy and hap- piness and sadness when Ralph Tommy Jimmy Earl Harry Harian Pietro Barney Oldfield and a hundred more. I mention these not as one who is in- timately acquainted with the but as one who has big ears and listens to older folk tell about the good old times. It is all by way of pointing out that Ontario is noth- ing new. Southern California has been a motor racing mecca for most of this century Beverly Hills and Culver City were board tracks in the days when board tracks were the equivalent of rac- ing's 400. Riding around them at speeds well over 100 miles per hour was like riding circularly around the sides of a coffee so steeply were the boards banked. A driver's ears pointed to the sky and the ground as he sped around the turns. After these came things like with the dash- ing young Frank manipulating his fa- mous when Ascot was out near Lincoln Park in the North Broadway direction There have been sub- sequent Ascot in other locations. Even Gilmore on Fairfax made significant contributions to the for it was here that midget auto racing achieved its first imporant rec- ognition. There were many in fact a great majority who felt auto racing could not be conducted inside a tiny stadium without making hospital cases of the entire but drivers tried it and fans watched it. Eventually it produced many great drivers. Ontario eventually will go the way of all race tracks in if history does not deviate from its paths. Property values will reach such particular- ly this close to Los that it will be financially impossible to maintain the area for racing alone. This is what happened to Beverly Hills in 1923 when Sil Cliff Durant and Jake Dansinger formed the Speedway Association and built their board track on 193 which later was sold to Walter G. McCarty for per acre. For all we Century City is there or part of it anyhow. The racing enthusiasts moved their operation to Culver City and picked a spot bordered approximately by Culver Jefferson Street and Overland behind what now is MGM and oper- Cont. on 3rd Sports When the Los Angeles Rams and the Houston Oilers play their pre- season game in the Rose Bowl Sept. seven Ram players and three Oilers will be returning to the historic stadium as pros after participating in the New Year's Day classic as collegians. Ram tight end Bob Klein is the most familiar with the Rose Bowl turf. At Klein played in three consecutive Rose Bowl games. His Trojan teams lost to in beat In- diana in and lost to Ohio State m 27-16. A Buckeye opponent of Klein that Jan. 1 in '09 was safetyman Ted Pro- now a Ram rookie. Remember the thrilling 42-37 Trojan win over Wisconsin in Well. there are three Ram vet- erans who were members of that Badger team de- fensive backs Ron Smith and Jimmy Nettles and linebacker Jim Purnell. Another Rose Bowl hero was current Ram guard Tom who played tackle on the January of '63 Michigan team that blitzed Oregon 34-7. The win was not Mack's only Pasadena for later he married a Tourna- ment of Roses Anne and set- tled m nearby San Marino. It seems strange that a Ram rookie from Wash- ington could have played in the Rose for the last time the Huskies par- ticipated was in 1964. a sophomore then was running back Jeff who has been with the Rams as a rookie for four years now after being injured in each of the previous three pre- seasons. The Huskies lost to Illinois in that 17-7. For Jim Bierne was a star end on the '07 Purdue team that lost to linebacker George Webster was on the 'GO Michigan State team that fell to and rookie receiver Terry DeKraai was on the recent USC teams. Not all the Rose Bowl returnees are of recent vintage. Ram offensive coach Ray Prochaska was an end on the Nebraska team that lost to in 1941. head Ram coach George as a coach at Whhtier College m the was un- beaten in Rose Bowl bouts with Cal Tech and Oxy. Tickets priced at and for the game can be purchased at the Pasa- dena Civic Volley Bowlers In Top Marks Three San Fernando Valley-area bowlers are ranked among the top 15 after 52 games of the West Coast Match Game Elimi- nations in Costa Mesa. Jay Robinson of Santa Susuana is Gene Grim mett of Newbury Park ninth and Ralph Lombard of Burbank 15th 300 E. Green and at the Rams ticket office at 10271 W. Pico Blvd. Telephone reservations at the Pasadena Civic can be made by cal ling 449-0473. The Pasadena box office will be open six days a Monday through from 9 a m. to 5 p.m. Since the game is not part of the Ram's season tickef there are thousands of seats avail- able between the goal a situation that does not exiat at Memorial Coli- seum. RENT CHARGE FOR AIR CONDITIONED CAR MILEAGE IAN ItHHtMDQ ILLMAMK Store 4835 Lankershim North Hollywood OPEN TODAY rSUN. 12-5 pn All Discontinued 1970 Tread Designs Don't Miss BELTED TIRES RAJMALMS TIRES TIRES ALL STORES IN THE SAN FERNANDO VALLEY HAVE SHIPPED ALL THEIR DISCONTINUED TREAD DESIGNS TO THE LANKERSHIM BLVD. STORE FOR A GIGANTIC FINAL CLOSE-OUT NEVER BEFORE SO GREAT A SELECTION OF TIRE BARGAINS IN ONE HURRY THESE TIRES WILL MOVE OUT FAST. GET HERE BE EARLY FOR BEST 3 WAYS TO ONE LOCATION ONLY 4835 LANKERSHIM BLVD. NORTH HOLLYWOOD OPEN SUNDAY NOON TO 5 P.M. ;