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The Sporting Life Rest of the Story By Bob Gasaway Finishing up the story I started last issue on the 1932 - 33 Hilltoppers. The players on the Hilltop- pers were Fritz Zimmerman, Byron Blout, John Harold Con- nelly, Earl Stockton, Harry Van Hook, Harold Anderson, Roy Beckers, Charles Wagner, and Capt. Page Waddell. Coach Der- tinger won eighteen games and lost four. The 1932 - 33 Hilltopper bas- ketball team played in the Dis- trict Tournament in Lincoln. Mt. Pulaski defeated Hartsburg 34-20, Williamsville 33-17, and McLean 33-10 for the Cham- pionship. Lincoln had lost to McLean in the semi-finals. The Hilltoppers advanced to the Springfield Sectional and whipped Decatur 24-19 before losing to Springfield High 25-14 in the semi-finals, even though the locals had beaten Spring- field in the regular season. 217.519.3162 -- 105 E. Jefferson St. -- Mt. Pulaski Now is the time to have CIWS build your new Wind Turbine Electric Generator Natural Fruit Parfaits Natural Fruit Smoothies Sensational Summer Salads $ West Side of Square Mt. Pulaski-/92-5233 Lisa Miller Makes Presentations Millikin University student Lisa M. Miller, an accounting major from Elkhart, made a research presentation during Millikin's Cel- ebrations of Scholarship. Miller presented "Mean challenging environment to Girls:. Exposing the Stereo-explore distinctive approaches types Within Teenage Films".to learning. These gifted schol- Students are chosen for thisars work closely with peers program based on outstandingand faculty mentors to seek academic achievement in highcreative avenues for combin- school. Students must maintain ing theory and practice in their a cumulative grade point aver- studies. age of 3.4 on a 4.0 scale toStudents selected demon- remain in the program, strate a willingness to conduct The program seeks to attractindependent research and to highly motivated and talented engage in challenging courses students by offering them a outside theirmajors. Boys State Appointees Mt. Pulaski Anaerican Legion Post 447 Illiflois Boys State Appointees: Patrick Bree, Zachary Raineri, and James T. Mittel- steadt. At Illinois Boys State, held at tions are forwarded to the Gov- Eastern University inCharles- ernor of Illinois and to' the ton, students (who become Boys leaders of the Illinois General State citizens) experience the Assembly. Embedded within rights, privileges, duties and the program is an afternoon of responsibilities of citizenship, intramural sports, a band, and The 'learn by doing' training is other activities as well. accomplished as citizens create President Bill Clinton their own city, county, and state (Arkansas) and NBC Newsman, governments. Citizens accom- Tom Brokaw (South Dakota), plish this task using two myth- are two former Boys State ical parties: Nationalist and attendees. Mr. Clinton went Federalist. on to become a National Boys Activities include legislative State Delegate and had the sessions, court proceedings, privilege of meetingPresident law enforcement presenta- John F. Kennedy in the White tions, assemblies and seminars. House in 1962. Citizens debate a public affairs Phil Bertoni, Commander topic, chosen for each year's Mt. Pulaski session. Policy recommenda- American Legion Post 447 Buffalo - Williamsville - Illiopolis For information call: 217-364-4828 or 2 7-34 -6453 Steve Hahn came across this Monarch Butterfly photo he had taken in hi mother's garden last fall. Getting Smarter with Your Money Those who would like to take charge of their finances and also have money to save are invited to attend the Habitat for Humanity of Logan County program, "Getting Smarter with Your Money." The event will take place Sunday, May 23, at 2Pm in the Community Center of the Logan Court Hi-Rise located at 1028 N. College St. Budgeting, credit ratings, the new credit card regulations, and changes in banking rules are some of the topics that the presenter, Donna Boyd will dis- cuss. Time will be allotted for questions and concerns. Habita for Humanity appli- cations for a Habitat home will be available at this program. 10 t~ t~ ~t