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MEDFORD
Tlie defending champion
' '.; Black Tornado again is consid
ered the team to beat in the
' ' ' Southern Conference race.
Frank Roelandt's five has
, , good balance in both scoring
and rebounding and depth to
, spare.
Last year the Tornado tied
Grants Pas for the league ti
tle with an M-5 record and post
ed a season mark including
, state tournament play of 19-7.
, Returning for another year
"' are two-year lettcrman Mike
Barnes, a senior guard at 5-10
and one-year men Larry Vow
ell 15-101 and Bill Houston
(5-11).
Another lettcrman is avail
able in transfer Hal Holman
(6-3) wiho last year was with
the Klamath Falls Pelicans.
The Tornado has height in
6-4 Larry Stockman, a junior
center; 6-4 Bruce Bertrand, a
' v sophomore forward; Steve Da-
vis (6-3). a junior center and
Bill Enyart (6-3), a junior for
ward. Both Bcrtrand and Enyart
have been outstanding for the
Tornado in pre-conference ac
tion, with Enyart shifted to the
post position and becoming the
.,' top Tornado reboundor with 73
and one of the top scorers.
' Bertrand has gained a start
ing berth on the Tornado five
as a sophomore and Is one of
the top men in the scoring
." work.
. Vowell and Barnes have giv
; en the Tornado tremendous out-
aide punch in the pre-eonfor-'
ence action, with the former
hitting a total of 95 points in
;' six frays and Barnes 88.
Holman has been slow in
" coming around for the Tornado
' following a sprained ankle sus
. ; tabled in one of the early
Games followed by a bout with
, - "infected feet," however, he
lieurea In the Modtord plans.
Two of the smaller members
of the Tornado quint seeing
early action and performing
; well are 5-10 senior Rich
-' Knight and 5-7 senior Jimmy
Allen.
This is the 1963-64 edition of
the iModford Black Tornado
the team coaches see as the
.winner.
The Tornado ended pre-sea-son
action witih a 8-3 record,
- with losses coming at the hands
of the Linfield and Willamette
junior varsity teams and one
loss to South Eugene the No.
1 rated prep team.
Victories were posted over
South Eugene and a pair over
the Willamette Wolverines.
"If the big kids come
through, we could be okay.
We're green right now, but a
little help from those up from
the JV's could make the differ
ence," Koelandt observes.
GRANTS PASS
Gordy iPrchm's Cavemen fig
" lire to again field one of the
stronger teams in the Southern
'.' circuit.
"J Just two lcttermcn return
from tlie state tournament
; team of last year, however, the
; Grants Pass head man may call
. up the services of numerous
lalcnted cagers to make the
Caveman quint click.
' Heading up the list of Cave
men are seniors Marty Bauer
and Tom Sparlin.
' Bauer stands 6-2 and handles
-.'the post spot and Is considered
, one of the better scorers and
rebounders in the conference.
Sparlin, a 5-11 guard, gives
' tlie Cavemen one of the best
outside shots in the conference
and currently owns a 14 points
per game scoring average.
To these two veterans Prelim
will add such people as 6-1 fur
ward Jerry MeCormack, a
high scoring senior, and junior
Steve Newman, a forward at
Another top floorman is ju
nior guard iPat Duchien at 5-10.
These five give the Cavemen
a large start toward a return
trip to the stale cage show.
Preiim sees a " . . . good
darting five, but thin bench
"strength," bs the new cam
paign opens.
Figured to sec action are
Rich Ireland nwi senior for
"".aid; Dan Swarthoul 16-21 ju
ror center; Jon Mahalcy i5-l)
:n!cr guard: John Gcnrhart
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GUN STORE
standing 6-0 and a senior for
ward and Bill iHock (5-10) ju
nior guard.
Missing from' last year'
state tournament team is Gary
VanKoten who decided against
joining the cage wars this year
in favor of shooting for a na
tional pale vault title in some
of the winter track carnivals.
Tlie Cavemen go into count
ing play with a 3-3 record, but
the deception in this mark is
the fact the Cavemen have tak
en on a pair of college junior
varsity quints in Linfield and
Willamette.
A pair of victories have been
THE FINISH
1. Medford
2. Klamath
Falls
3. Grants Pass
4. Crater
5. Ashland
recorded over Tillamook of the
TYV and a split in a two-game
set with Roseburg was reocrd
ed. "If Sparlin is 'on,' lie's one
of the best scorers in tlie state.
MeCormack has been scoring
well for us, also.
"Our problem mav be in the
backboard work," the Caveman
head man slates.
Prchm, a graduate of Wash
ington, State University, is an
advocate of the pattern brand
of ball, however, the Cavemen
run when given tlie opportun
ity. Defensively, the man-toman
alignment is used for the
most part, however, on occa
sion, the Cavemen will move to
the zone defense.
In a poll of tlie conference
coaches, just one saw the Cave
men as winners of the title
not Prchm however, the
Grants Pass five must be fig
ured in tlie battle for league
'honors.
ASHLAND
' It's a young, inexperienced
club fielded by the Ashland
Grizzlies as tlie 1964 Southern
Conference gets underway to
night. Coach George Kcil, entering
his third year as head man of
tlie Grizzlies, counts two return
ing lcttormen from the team of
last year which posted an 8-14
overall mark and a 2-14 count
ing record.
The Grizzlies have botJi hcicht
and experience in senior veter
an Jeff Trost at 64 and a good
floor leader in 5-9 senior guard
Dean Saaiuclson.
Teaming up with Trost under
neath are Bill Jury (6-0) and
6-1 Dave Barger, both juniors,
and outside is 5-8 junior Dennis
Ekwall.
Both Ekwall and Jury have
scored well for the Grizzlies in
pre-conference action as has 6-3
sophomore candidate D w I a h t
Morrow. Additional holcht is
available in 64 sophomore iRan
dy Nelson and 64 Bart Kapleyn
a senior.
"We have good speed and fair
height and we could come on in
the second haK of league play,"
Kell notes.
The Grizzlies run a single post
offense and, as with other
teams, they will run if the oc
casion arises.
In pre-conference play the
Grizzlies hare faced Shasta High
School of Redding, Calif., and
dropped a pair, defeated Wil
lamette and lost a six-point de
cision to Cottage Grove.
Keil feels the Grizzlies possess
well-balanced scoring and this
factor could help tlwm consid
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Prior to taking over the reins
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' The Grizzlies are seen as a
year away by most of the loop
coaches and by Keil, however,
they have the ability and the
size to be the troublemaker of
the league this year.
The Grizzlies go against tlie
Medford Black Tornado tonight
and host the Klamath Falls Peli
cans Saturday night.
CRATER
Just one veteran is counted by
Crater's Lloyd Hoffine as the
Comets make ready for the
start of Southern Conference
play, with 10 lettermen missing
from last year's roster. j
ine comets ended countini:
action in third place last year
with a 9-5 record and start con
ference play Saturday night at
nome against Medford with a
pre-scason mark of 4-2.
Returning from lasi year's
five is two-year lettcrman Dar
ryl Summerfield, a senior for
ward standing 5-10. Summerfield
is considered one of the better
board men and scorers for the
Comets and described by Hof
fine as ". . . real strong."
Joining him in a starting unit
thus far has been Larry Pepper
a 5-9 senior and Bob Turner a
6-0 senior, both at guards; and
forward Mike Turner (6-2) a
junior and center Bob Stroh
(64) a senior.
Summerfield and Mike Turner
have paced the Comet scoring
tlie games played thus far, with
Summerfield having a total of 88
points in six outings and Turner
83.
Stroh has been the lop re
bounder with a total of 65. "He's
doing a good job for his first
year of varsity ball and he's
still growing," Hoffine com
ments. Miko Turner is second in Hie
board work with a total of 59.
Figured to see action for the
Comets, also, are Vcrn Swanson
(5-11) a senior forward and
Dave Twedell, also a senior for
ward and standing 6-0.
In compiling their mark of 4-2,
the Comets have faced Fortuna,
Calif., and won one game, with
single victories also coming over
Eagle Point and Douglas. The
Comets split a pair with Leba
non and have also dropped one
iray to cottage Grove.
"We have been running but
perhaps too much, because we
have thrown the ball away too
many times. How Medford does
against Ashland tonight will de
termine what we do against
Medford Saturday night offen
sively. "We'll use a man-to-man de
fense mostly, although we will
try the zone occasionally. We
used the zone against Lebanon."
In comparing this year's team
with last, the Comet head man
sees the club as not possessing
the quickness it had last year
and less reaction.
The Comets are seen as a
strong fourth place team this
year, with the ability to knock
off the favored club on any giv
en night.
KLAMATH
FALLS
Little optimism was harbored
by Klamath Falls mentor AI
Keck and staff at the start of
cage workout for the Peli
cans. Tlie early appearance offered
belief that tlie Pels could de
velop however, open optim
ism was far away.
' Too many factors were to be
considered in weighing the rel-
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PAGE-8
IIKKALU AND
Slim Sports Schedule
Set For Local Preppers
Seven basketball contests
four of these counters and a
pair of wrestling tests dot the
small prep athletic calendar as
the new year starts Tor local
area teams.
The Southern Conference and
the Klamath B League both
have important counters on tap
as the teams return lo action
following the holiday layoff.
Klamath B League resumes
action with two games tonight
and the leadership of the league
is the winner's at Chiloquin
when the Bonanza Antlers visit
for tlie showdown.
Bob Kreirich's Antlers lake a
2-0 league record to Chiloquin
against the matching counting
mark of Dave Sigado's Pan
thers.
For the season, the Antlers
are 2-4, while (he Panthers are
4-1.
Losses have been dealt the
Antlers by Malin and Henley in
non-counters and by the Klam-
Suspension
Lift Asked
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The National Football League
Players A s s o c i a t ion rec
ommended Thursday that Com
missioner Pete liozelle lift his
suspensions of Paul Hornung
and Alex Karras.
'We think they have served
their punishment, recognized
they made a mistake and are
in a position to be a credit to
tliomselvcs, their teams and the
league," association President
Pete Retzlaff said.
"We feel that if they are not
reinstated, another year out of
action might preclude their ever
getting back into competitive
shape and kill their careers,"
the Philadelphia Eagle player
added.
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ath Falls junior varsity in a
pair of frays.
The Antlers have stopped both
Gilchrist and Merrill in count
ing action.
The defending champion Pan
thers have scored league wins
over Merrill in overtime and
over Malin and added non-counting
victories over the Henley
JVs and Bly.
Tlie lone loss registered was
at the hands of the A-2 Henley
Hornets.
Also on tap tonight in tlie
Klamath loop is a meeting of
uilclinst and Malm on the Mus
tang court. The Grizzlies take a
0-2 league mark to Malin against
tlie 1-1 counting record of the
Mustangs.
Gilchrist was upset loser to
Bly in the opening league fray
and was also stopped by Bonan
za. Other losses came at the
hands of Chiloquin and a pair
to Wcstfir while the lone victory
was recorded over Paisley.
Malin has defeated Bly for its
lone counting win, while losing
in league play to Chiloquin. Oth
er losses came from Sacred
Heart twice and Merrill.
In other action tonight, the
Klamath Falls Pelicans open
Southern Conference play at
home to Grants Pass.
Lakeview (3-31 is at Lassen,
Calif., for a non-counter two
game set tonight and Saturday
night.
Saturday night will see the
Pelicans enter tlie second count
ing fray of tlie season as they
travel to Ashland, while Bo
nanza travels to Henley (3-2) for
a non-counter.
A pair of wrestling tests are
on the Saturday sports agenda
as the Henley Hornets travel to
Lakeview for a dual test and
the Klamath Falls Pelicans are
at Roseburg for a mat tourna
ment. This is tlie slim lineup of
sports activities for the local
area preppers as the teams
await the first full slate of the
new year nexi weekend.
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TV-RADIO
SPORTS MENU
FRIDAY
RADIO: Klamath Falls vs.
Grants Pass, 7:50 p.m.,
KFLW.
Oregon State vs. Cincinnati,
(following KU game, KFLW.
SATURDAY
TV: Senior Bowl (North vs.
fVuilhl, Mobile, Ala., 11 a.m..
Channels 2, 4, 8, 10, 11, 13.
RADIO: Klamath Falls vs.
Ashland, 7:5U p.m., KFLW.
Oregon Stale vs. Cincinnati
(following KU game) KFLW.
SUNDAY
TV: AFL Championship,
Boston vs. San Diego, San
Diego, 1:30 p.m.. Channels 6,
7, . 0, 12.
NFL Playoff Bowl, Clove
land vs. Green Ray, Miami,
Fla., 11 a.m., Channels 2, 3,
4, 5, 6, 11, 13.
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A special showing of the
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the Rotary Club.
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ECCLES
606 S.
Defending Champions
Invade Pelican Court
By BILL GOULD
Herald and News Sports Editor
The play for fun is over.
The race for the conference
marbles begins tonight.
For the Klamath Falls Peli
cans the important action starts
at Pelican Court as the defend
ing Southern Conference co
champion Grants Pass Cavemen
visit.
Gordy Prehm's Cavemen
bring a 3-3 pre-season record to
Pelican Court, however, this
record is deceiving as the Cave
men have lost those three games
to stiff competition.
The Cavemen opened with
losses to the Willamette and
Linfield JVs, followed with a
split of a two-game series with
Roseburg and ended pre-conference
action with a sweep of a
two-game series against Tilla
mook. Al Keek's Pels have moved lo
a 5-1 non-counting record, down
ing Roseburg twice in the sea
son opening pair, followed with
a split of a series with Bend
and last weekend completed a
sweep of a two-game set with
Sweet Home.
A pair of lettermen return for
both clubs and figure to be a
thorn in the side of the other
club in the contest tonight.
For tlie Cavemen, it's floor
leader Tom Sparlin, a 5-11 sen
ior guard with a per game scor
ing average of 14 points; and
post man Marly Bauer, a 5-11
senior who leads the Cavemen
in rebounding and is one of die
lop scorers on the club.
This pair gives the Cavemen
a large start toward repeating
as league champions.
For the Pelicans, it's 5-8 sen-
THE STAT
KLAMATH FALLS
(Team statistics)
PGA FG FTA
58 19 27
it VI . U
Team
Roseburq
Roseburg
Bend
Bend
Sweet Home
Sweet Home
57
!
KLAMATH
Team
Roseburg
Roseburg
Bend
Bend
Sweet Home
Sweet Home
(Opponents
FGA
45
63
65
326
KLAMATH
(Individual
Player
Gene Kingsbury
Terry Ash
Lanny Guyer
Steve Baker
John Jendrielewski
Bob Moore
Oren Teeter
Larry Blnney
Jim Patzke
Bud Lummas
Rick Jackson
Sandor Vincie
Jack Bauer
G FGA
13
0
H
ior Lanny Guyer at guard and
6-4 junior forward Terry Ash.
Guyer is currently the No. 3
scorer on the club with an 11.6
points per game average and
Ash ranks second in tlie Pel
scoring chase with an average
of 13.8.
Ash also is second in re
bounding with 80 hauled down in
six outings.
These are the four veterans
from last year's Southern Con
ference campaign on the roster
MOTORS
Sixth
of the two clubs due action to
night, with both teams looking
to additional help from top new
men.
The Cavemen have Jerry Me
Cormack, currently their No. 1
scorer, a senior forward stand
ing 6-1, and Steve Newman, a
junior at the oilier forward spot
and standing 6-0. Holding down
the other guard position is Pat
Duchien, a junior standing 5-10.
The Pels have their top scor
er and rebounder in 6-7 trans
fer letterman Gene Kingsbury.
Kingsbury has paced the Pels
in both departments through
most of the pre-season contests
and has a 19.1 scoring average
and has picked off 100 rebounds.
Seeing action also is Steve Ba
ker at the other forward post,
a 6-2 junior, while the other
guard position could be handled
by either John Jendrzcjewski
(6-2) and a junior, or Bob Moore
(6-2) and a sophomore.
Baker, Jendrzejewski and
Moore run four, five and six in
the Pelican scoring and arc high
in the rebounding totals.
Last year the Cavemen came
to Pelican Court and downed
the Pels on the home floor for
tlie first time in several contests
over a period of years.
Pelican workouts this week
have seen much work on indi
vidual defense against Sparlin,
Bauer and MeCormack.
"We know something about
them, but we know nothing of
Duchien and Newman," com
ments Keck.
The Pels have completed good
sessions this past week in prep
aration for the Cavemen, with
scrimmages displaying plenty of
hustle.
PICTURE
FT PF RB TP
19 11 42 57
" 18 51 72
Ave.
57.0
69.5
59.6
66.0
70.8
7t.6
71.6
30 24 12 15
33 24 16 22
11 151 17 112 290 430
FALLS
Statistics)
FO FTA
19 19
18 28
1 7 31
FT PF RB TP
Ave.
49.0
52.0
53.0
55.5
54,5
56.6
56.6
118 1(3
FALLS
104 115 158 340
Statistics)
FG FTA FT PF RB TP
Ave.
19.1
13.8
11.6
5.5
4.5
20 100 117
I 3 0 3 15 2
0 0 0 2 0 0
1" 151 87 112 290 410
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"We've looked better this week
than we have all season, with
a lot of spark and hustle. The
kids have worked real hard.
They know this will be a tough
one."
Prelim sees the Pelicans as
offering ". . . tlie stiffest board
test we've had this year. Their
(the Pelicans) height could hurt
us."
Both coaches arc mum to tlie
type of offense and defense to
be run, however, both are ex
pected to start with a man-toman
defense and use the pat
tern offense, with fast break
employed when possible.
After this initial conference
test, the Pelicans return to
counting play Saturday night as
they travel to Ashland for the
first meeting with the Grizzlies.
Ashland is currently 1-3 and
tonight is facing the Black Tor
nado at Medford.
Grants Pass draws a bye
Saturday night.
Tipoff time tonight is slated
for 8 p.m., with a preliminary
contest slated between the jun
ior varsity clubs of the two
schools.
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