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Image 2 of The Cats' Pause, "March 21, 1987"

Part of The Cats' Pause

PUBLICATION NO. USPS 707340 Published By WILDCAT NEWS COMPANY P.O.Box 7297 Lexington, Kentucky 40522 Second Class Postage Paid at Lexington, Kentucky 40511 and additional Mailing offices Editor and Publisher OSCAR L. COMBS Staff Writer NICK NICHOLAS Staff Writer MIKE ESTEP Staff Writer TODD HALLUM Composition Coordinator WINFRED JENNINGS National Recruiting Columnist BOB GIBBONS Columnist LARRY VAUGHT State Columnist BOB WATKINS National Basketball Columnist LARRY DONALD Columnist MEL HOLBROOK SEC Columnist STAN TORGERSON Columnist DICKY BEAL Kentucky Basketball Recruiting RICK BOLUS Contributing Columnist JAMIE VAUGHT Sport Hobby Columnist JACK MAIDEN Business Manager DONNA COMBS Staff Photographer GARY CROMWELL Staff Photographer CLARENCE MILLER JR. Circulation Coordinator WANDA HOOKER Crossword Puzzle Editor DAN KRUECKEBERG Published Weekly: Sept. 13-April 11 Monthly: May. June, July, August Advertising Representative WILDCAT NEWS COMPANY 2625 Regency Road Lexington, Kentucky 40503 Subscription Price $25.00 per year in USA $35.00 per year in Canada Phone:(606)278-3474 Postmaster: Send Address Changes to THE CATS' PAUSE, P.O. Box 7297. Lexington, Kentucky 40522 It's North Versus South Five Future 'Cats To Participate In Upcoming Derby Classic By Rick Bolus [f you are a BIG BLUE fan, you'll want to mark down April 18. 1987 on your calendar. That is when you'll be able to witness five out of six Wildcat basketball recruits at Freedom Hall in Louisville, Ky.. at 8:00 p.m. for the McDonald's Derby Festival Classic. This North-South game format features 20 of America's premier high school cagers. Of the six recruits of coach Eddie Sutton, only Eric Manuel of Macon, Ga., will not play as he has opted for the McDonald's East-West game and the Dapper Dan Classic. The Kentucky signees include the future twin towers, 6-foot-10 LeRon Ellis (Santa Ana, Calif.) and 7-0 Johnny Pittman (Rosenberg, Texas), 6-2 maestro Sean Sutton (Lexington, Ky.), 6-7 forward Deron Feldhaus (Maysville. Ky.) and 6-8 Jonathan Davis (Pensacola, Fla.). Ellis is without question, the best center in America today and quickly reminds one so much of former UK great Sam Bowie. Fifteen of the game's players are found in Dave Bones' Cage Scope Top 100 seniors. Al Prewitt, coach of Henry Clay in Lexington, Ky.. will coach the South team while Nate Harris of Tulsa (Okla.) Booker T. Washington High will direct the North squad. The McDonald's Derby Festival Classic is an official Kentucky Derby Festival event and all proceeds will go to the Louisville Ronald McDonald House and Kosair Charities. You can contact the Kentucky Derby Festival's office for ticket information. Their address is 137 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., in Louisville, Ky. Now, let's look at the rosters. North Squad 'J Mi Mason County's Feldhaus To Suit Up For South. Head coach: Nate Harris, Tulsa (Okla.) Booker T. Washington Assistant: Bill Kercher, Louisville Eastern Assistant: Ralph Johnson, Louisville Central Player Pos Ht Hometown College John Pelphrey F 6-7 Paintsville, Ky. Undecided Barry Young F 6-7 Ellicott City, Md. Undecided Richard Dumas F 6-7 Tulsa, Okla. Oklahoma St. Mike Masucci C 7-0 Granview, Mo. Kansas Thomas Jordan C 6-8 Baltimore, Md. Oklahoma St. LaBradford Smith G 6-5 Bay City, Texas Louisville Jerome Harmon G 6-5 Gary, Ind. Undecided Mike Cottrell G 6-1 Cullowhee, N.C. Undecided Kyle McKenzie G 6-2 Cincinnati, Ohio LSU South Squad Head coach: Al Prewitt, Lexington Henry Clay Assistant: Dale Mabrey, Louisville Pleasure Ridge Park Assistant: Bill Fryman, Pensacola (Fla.) Pine Forest Player Pos Ht Deron Feldhaus F 6-7 Jonathan Davis F 6-8 Livingston Chatman F 6-7 Rick Fox F 6-7 LeRon Ellis C 6-10 Johnny Pittman C 7-0 LaMonte Ware G 6-2 Desmond Porter G 6-3 Sean Sutton G 6-2 Tim Singleton G 6-1 Hometown Maysville, Ky. Pensacola, Fla Lakeland, Fla. Warsaw, Ind. Santa Ana, Calif. Rosenberg, Texas Hopkinsville, Ky. Louisville, "Ky. Lexington, Ky. New Orleans, La. College Kentucky Kentucky Florida North Carolina Kentucky Kentucky Undecided Cleveland St. Kentucky Notre Dame .So Will 7-Footer Johnny Pittman Note: Players were selected by Dave Bones of Cage Scope and Rick Bolus of High Potential Basketball Recruiting Service. One more player will be added to the North Squad.

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