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ASKETB# LL UNDERWAY! t WeeK Of Action is00o00ts Stile Otis Wile ''1 IWin, 3 1 High School teams got off to a during the first week f the 1967-68 season team won over Rip- to Stroud, and the to both of the two 13rixey sparked the to victory over Ripley, sc,ring 21 the opening game of on t,e !ocal cou:,. had 15 in the game the points coming in the final quart- local girls foaght to a slim lead. loyles hit for 17 [he ga ne to lead the work by Susie Arthur, Wendy Bridenstine and ba:fr forced the to take long the game. gu'is ggt to w'hin of the Demonettes two n:inutes .o by Gray and Perkins in the lead score read Perkins halftime intermission and were never able to regain the lead. The Demonetts fought back to within three points at the er, d of the third quarter before the Stroud forwards found he range again. Stroud's Wilson had 25 points in the game. Stroud won 43-32. Bryce Roderick, new boys basketball coach, explained Tues day night following the 53-42 loss at Stroud that the local boys were getting better but had a lot of work to do before being able to compete with many of the teams schedule. The Demons return one starter from the previous year and suffer from a lack of experience. A post season footbal game in the state football playoffs cost the Demons a full week of prac- rice as all but one of the bas- ketballers also played football. The boys team looked "better than I expected," according to Roderick in the Ripley game as the locals stayed within five points of Ripley throughout the game. The Demons scoring was well spread with Danny Kastl lead- ing with :eight points. Randy Jarvis had seven points, Hap Wells, six, Bob Evans, five and Rusty Behne, four. Leading the Demons in re- bounds during the game were Evans with 12 and Behne with 11. The Demons put on a heavy rush in the final quarter as three times they crawled to within a single point of Ripley only to Stroud but fell victims to a by the Stroud in the final quarter at Stroud Tuesday. lead the Perkins 16 points. Marilyn and Connie Bri_ Points in the game. a slim 8 to 7 lead ' of the first quarter 14-20 at the Go Teams Beat Wellston ,0sses fall back each time. Williams of Ripley was the game's high scorer with 15 pts. Ripley won 33-30. The local boys found the go ing very rough at Stroud as the taller Stroud boys controlled the backboards throughout the game and used a zone press de- fense that Perkins could not solve. Wells and Jarvis lead the De- mons with scoring with 11 pts. each in the contest. Other Demons seeing action were Kastl, Evans, Bob Story, Behne, Phill Hughes, Mike Fa- gan, Charles Himes and Randy Hall. Stroud won 53-42. This weeks action will see Wellston here Friday, and Lu- ther here Tuesday with the lo- cal teams traveling to Fairfax Saturday night. The girls game at Fairfax will begin at 6:30. It'll be a big opening for wrestling this year at Oklahoma State University, with the Cow- boy Invitational Tournament coming up Friday and Saturday (Dec. 8-9) in Gallagher Hall. The eight-team field will in- clude 11 returning NCAA place winners. Teams will be Oklahoma, Ari- zona State, Brigham Young, Wyoming, Colorado State of Fort Collins, Western State of Gunnison (Colo.), Southern Illinois and host Oklahoma State. Each man will wrestle three bouts and placings will be de- termined on points, eight for first on down to one point for eighth. There are to be eight men in each weight, barring byes. An added team point will be scored for falls, forfeits and defaults, Plaques go to the first three men in each weight and a tro- phy to the winning team. Four mats will be used for the Friday night, Saturday after- noon and Saturday night sess- ions, each to require normal dual neet time of perhaps two hours. Three national champions are expected - David McGuire, 130, of Oklahoma; Curly Culp, Ari- zona State, heavyweight, and Fred Fozzard, OSU, 177. The Cowboys will be in one further wrestling action this month. It's a December 12 dual with Wyoming at Stillwater. Next will be the Bedlam Se- ries resumption with Oklahoma at Stillwater, January 6. On the basketball front, Coach Henry Iba, just named for an unprecedented second time as U.S. Olympic coach, takes his varsity to Wyoming Friday night (December 8), then returns for four straight home games. They'll be with MacMurray December 11, Trinity December 13, Texas December 16 Washington December 18. Following will be the Sun Devil Classic at Temoe, Ariz., December 21-22 and the Big Eight meet in Kansas City, Dec. 27-30. Joining OSU in the Sun Devit Classic will be host Arizona State, Oregon State and Mich- igan. Big Eight regular season play gets underway in January. I Ill I I Perkins High School DEMONS DEMONETTES 1967-68 BASKETBALL SCHEDULE Dec. 8 Wellston Dec. 9 Fairfax ,There Dec. 12 Luther Dec. 15 Yale Dec. 19 Davenport .There Jan.3, ,4, 5, 6, 7 Meeker Trn. There Jan. 9 Luther There Jan. 13 Fairfax Jan. 16 Yale There Jan. 19 Oilton There Jan. 23 Davenport Jan. 26 Open Jan. 30 Open Feb. 2 Tryon (HC) Feb. 6 Oilton Feb. 13 Crescent Feb. 16 Ripley ,There Feb. 17 Wellston ,There Feb. 19 - 24 Dist. Tourny Home Games all start at 7:00 p.m. Here Here Here Here Here Here Here Here i IIII I III I I I I I I II II I SPONSORED BY THE FOLLOWING PERKINS DEMONS SUPPORTERS CLEANERS EVANS OIL CO. GROCER.' :- . ,, CUPID'S DRIVE-INN BIG GEN'RAL STORE PERKINS LUMBER AND SUPPLY. CO. PERKINS SERVICE ELECTRIC BLUMER'S CHAMPLIN PERKINS JOURNAL W N. BAKER & SON STORE McDANIEL & SON HARDWARE