Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on June 3, 1971 · Page 9
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Thursday, June 3, 1971
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WITHOUT THROWING A SINGLE PUNCH Battling Birds Home to Roost- Regain Top Spot By DICK COUCH Associated Press Sports Writer Those battling Birds from Baltimore have come home to roost— without throwing a single punch. The Orioles pecked their way to a 3-2 12-inning victory over the Chicago White Sox Wednesday night and regained first place in! the American League Bast. ;No beanballs were unleashed and no fans were pummeled— in contrast to the Orioles' Memorial Day donnybraok at Chicago. The world merely diazzled the champions White Sox with their footwork this time around. Paul Blair scroed the winning rim on a bases-loaded wild pitch by Terry Forster in the 12th—after dodging a tag by third baseman Bill Melton to reach third on Dave Johnson's one-out grounder. Brooks Robinson bad tied the game with a two-run single in the (ninth—'after Merv Retten- mund kept the rally going by beating out a slow roller to Melton. The victory, coupled with Boston's 6-1 loss to the New York Yankees, sent Baltimon into the division lead for the first time since April 29—with a margin of four percentage oints over the skidding Red SOX. Elsewhere in the AL, Detroit nipped Minnesota 5-4; Califor- lia edged Washington 2-1 in a din-shortened game.'.andCleve- and topped Milwaukee 4-2. Kansas City and Oakland were not scheduled. In National 'League action, the New York Mets downed San ?rancisco 5-2; the Chicago Cubs swept a twi-night doubleheader from Cincimiaiti 6-3 and 4-1; Pittsburgh slammed St. Louis 10-1; Los Angeles walloped Montreal 7-1; San Diego blanked Philadelphia 6-0 and Atlanta beat Houston 3-1. Tom Bradley, Chicago's young pitching star, stymiet the Orioles on three hits until the ninth, when Dave Johnson cracked a leadoff stogie. He took second on a balk, before Badley walked" Prank Robin son and gave up Rsttenmund's infield hit, filling the bases. Brooks Robinson then knotted it 2-2 with single to left. In the 12tih, Vicente Homo walked Blair, batting for reliev er Dick Hall, on four pitches Don Buford sacrificed and Johnson bounced to Melton -ho went for the sidestepping Hair and missed the tag. The Mwte Sox protested that Blair tiad left the baseline and Coach was ejected from Page 9 Garden City Telegram Thursday. June 3. 1971 The Standings oe Lonnett the game. Forster then came out of the Vhiite Sox bullpen, walked Boog 'owell to fill the bases and loosed the tie-breaking wild pitch. Bobby Murcer hit his ninth and 10th home runs of the season as the Yankees routed previously-unbeaten Sonny Siebert and handed Boston its fifth straight setback behind the six- hit pitching of Stan Bahnsen. Siebert, who 'had won 11 in a row— moulding nine this season—left for a pinch-hitter in the sixth inning trailing 4-0. Horace Clarke drilled two singles and a tjriple, stole two Clyde Wright checked Washington on four hits and drove in the deciding run with a second inning single off Denny McLain as the Angdis ended four- game tailspin in a game halted by rain in the top of the eighth. McLain, 4-9, has lost four in a row 'and six of his last seven starts., Cleveland's Sam McDowell won his fourth 'straight for a 5-5 mark, but needed ninitih inning relief help as the Indians beat Milwaukee with a flurry of three unearned runs in the third. McDowell, who gave up five hits, struck out eight and walked six, was lifted with a 20 count on the first batter he faced in the ninth. Phil Hennigan amid Rick Austin finished up. American Leagus East Division Baltimore Boston Detroit New York Cleveland Washington ' West Oakland Kansas City Minnesota California Milwaukee Chicago W 23 29 27 ?.2 21 19 19 20 23 27 27 20 PCV...GB .596 — .562 — .540 2Vi .449 7 .438 7,4 .388 10 Bison Bop Benders 6-3 in First Game Division 34 18 bases, scored knocked in a Yanks. The Tigers one run pair tor tine built a 5-1 lead and then withstood a three-run Minnesota rally in the eighth to climb within 2W games of the East Division lead. Fred Scherman relieved winner Joe Coleman and snuffed out the eighth .inning rally. Dick McAuliffe homered for the Tigers. Jays Enter CCMeet .654 — 24 22 .532 7 26 25 .510 7Va 21 28 .462 10 20 26 .435 11 13 27 .400 12Vfe Wednesday's Results New York 6, Boston 1 California 2, Washington 1, 7 innings, rain Detroit 5, Minnesota 4 Cleveland 4, Milwaukee 2 Baltimore 3, Chicago 2, 12 innings Only games scheduled. Thursday's Games Boston (Culp 5-4) at New York (Stottlemyre 6-2), night Only game scheduled. National League East Division FANFARE By Walt Ditzei Six of 65 Americans Still In British Amateur field Scotland survivors CASNOUSTIE, (AP) [—-Thirty-two emerged today from an original field of 25$ in tile British Amateur Golf Ohampiqnship.and the most confident oif, the. whole lot was a freckled-faced, ; bespectacled, 21-year-old Texan. "I really feel good here and I really like this course," said Tom Kite Jr., of McKinmey, Tex. Kite,is one of six Americana still left, out of 65 who first entered the 86th renewal of this unique' match-play competition and he described Carooustie's 6,828-yard par 72 seaside links as something "We Americans understand." Kiltie has waltzed through his three matches, here without ever walking past 'the. Iftfh green. jThe fourth round of the championship pitted Kite against Walter Black of Scot and. The other American Walker Cup players were stacked like his:. " . ... Steve Melnyk.of -,. Jacksonville, $ia.,' took on John Gloer of Wales. John Farquhar, Amarillo, Tex., met Hugh Stuart, British 'Walker Cup star who won all three of his matches at, St. Andrews last week, Jim Simons, Butler, Pa., played the youngest man in the champion- hip, 16-year-old Howard Clark of England. The two American outsiders were Ed Updegraff of Tucson, Ariz., an ex-Walker Cupper, and Mike Sanger of Mt. Kiseo, N.Y. Updegraff, a semilfinalist in the Amateur in Scotland eight years ago, was paired against 25-year-old Bill Hogg. Sanger drew a giant killer, 18-year-old Andrew Chandler of England, who eliminated Vinnie .Richmond, Va., on the 23rd hole Wednesday. The fourtih anld fifth 18-hole rounds today cut .the field back to 161 playera-lior the quarter and.semifinals. The nial is on Saturday. Haddican Wins Hugton'sOpen Hugoton — Satanta veteran BM Haiddioan won the annual early-summer open men's golf tourney at Hugoton County dub Saturday and Sunday. Roy Cooitey of Hugoton placed second 'and Randy Kilboume of Alva, Okla., third. AU shot 115 .for 27 holes of regulation BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Champions from four if the nation's 15 major conferences match their prowess Friday and Saturday in the 46th Central Collegiate track and field competition. The 1971 league winners who have entered whole or partial squads are Indiana of the Big Ten, 'Kansas of the Big Eight, Tennessee of the Southeastern and Western Michigan of the Mid-American. It's a Midwest mini-preview of ithe NCAA outdloor meet June 17-19 at the University of Washington. Five finals will be staged Friday and the rest Saturday at Bowling Green. Indiana won the 1970 Central Collegiate title on its track, piling up 52 points to 51 for Bowling Green. Kansas and Notre Dame own the most team titles with seven. The Big Eight champions, however, should not lie a factor in. this year's championship since they are sending only a partial squad. Other top.'te'ams entered are Kentucky, Missouri, Michigan, St. Louis Pittsburgh New York Chicago Montreal Philadelphia W. 32 31 29 23 19 17 L Pet. GB 19 19 18 .27 25 31 West Division SFrancisco LAngeles Houston Atlanta Cincinnati San Diego 37 27 26 23 20 15 16 25 25 29 31 35 .627 — .620 >/4 .6.17 1 .460 8V 2 .432 9Vi .354 13Va .608 — .519 9V6 .510 10 .442 13'/2 .392 16 .314 20 Garden City's Bison youth baseball club opened its 1971 season Wednesday night here with a come-from-behind 6-3 victory over Great Bend. The locals trailed 0-3 after just one frame, but came back for six runs in the fourth frame to take it. It was a big win for Manager Duane Hays' locals, who had been beaten twice by Great Bend and eliminated here last summer in the annual regional American Legion playoffs. Only about 150 fans turned out at Clint LigUtner Field for the opener. The Bison are in action again tonight. They play at Hooker, Okla., in an Ok-Kan League clash. Great Bend was a non-league foe. Garden was outhit 4-3, but had just two errors to three for the visitors. Both Bison miscues, however, were costly. They came in the opening frame as Great Bend rolled to its 3-0 lead. Eight batters paraded to the plate for Great Bend its first time up. The visitors got two hits, .and got two runners on base as a result of fielders' choices. The two errors also contributed. Big blow was Jeff Drake's double. He was the first batter of the season to face the Bison. v The balance of the route, Great Bend managed just two singles off pitcher John Berg- 10 games. The Oklahonuans are 8-2. Pitcher Bradley is 4-0 for the season. Hurler James Farley is 3-0, including a no-hitter. Monday night, I'loo'cer split a twin bill at home with Hugo- ton, losing the openor in extra innings. Bradley struck out 14 batters in the nightcap. Great Bend Garden City R H 300 000 0-3 4 009 600-x—6 3 } cript By BOB GREER Fishing Contest Set for McKinney kamp. Brad Searle worked the Here's a good weekender for you — a chance to have some fine fishing fun, and to cop some neat prizes at the same time. First annual fishinig contest is set Saturday and Suimdiay ait Lake McKinmey. It's a promotion of the Fimniey County Parks, Fish, and Game Assn. Members of the association are enthusiastic about the new addition to the local sports scene. They're hoping it wiM be a success — and that it will grow into one of the region's biggiar annual fun events. There's no age limit for participants, and entry fee is just one dolar. .Every contestant of age 16 and over, of course, must have a valid Kansas fishing li- Wednesday's Results New York 5, San Francisco 2 , Atlanta 3, Houston 1 Pittsburgh 10, St. Louis 1 Chicago.6-4, Cincinnati 3-1 San Diego 6, Philadelphia 0 Los Angeles 7, Montreal 1 Thursday's Games Houston (Forsch 1-0) at Atlanta (Nash 4-3 or Niskro 3-5), night Chicago (Hands 4-7) at Cincinnati (Nolan 3-5), night ,St. Louis (Torrez 1-2) at Pittsburgh (Johnson 4-3-, night Only games scheduled. 8-Team Softball Meet Is Slated An eight-team women's slow> Many Games Set i. . f • • _ • Fri play and went. into playoff. a sudden- Michigan State, Northwestern, Iowa, Ohio State, Notre Dame, Cincinnati, Ohio University, Kent State, Miami cf Ohio and Toledo. With such an aiway of talent, 13 of the 20 records are expected fo be rewritten. The field includes 14 dashmen who have run 100 yards in 9.4 seconds or faster, including defending champion Herb Washington of Michigan State, Mel Gray of Missouri, Larry Highbaugh of Indiana and Jimmie Lee Harris of Ohio State. There were 637,108 shotgun licenses issued in England and Wales in 1969. pitch soBtbaU, tourney is slated at Fansler Field Jri Finnup Park here Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. j It's double-elimination. Included are five local teams plus Dodge City, Sublette, and Deerfield. Friday's first-round" schedule: 6 p.m. — Fansler. Tires vs. Garden By-Poducts. 7 p.m. — Red's Gulf Service Station vs. Deerfield. 8 p.m. — Farm.Bu- reau vs. Dodge City. 9-p.m. — Sublette vs. Standard Supply. Fifteen (and possibly 16) games will be played during the three days. Saturday action starts at 6 p.m. full route for Great Bend. Great Bend was playing its third game. It had split a Sunday twin-bill at Dodge City to open its campaign. Bergkamp struck out the final two batters in the opening inning — leaving two more base runners stranded. Gairden went hifless the first three faming?, then exploded for all its runs in the fourth. The Bison got two of their three hits that frame: double by Bergkamp and single by M. Douglass. Great Bend committed two of its three errors then, and issued two walks: , Rusty Meinert got the other Bison -hit: a sixth-inning double. He died at third base, however. Bergkamp struck out five batters and walked one. Loser Searle fanned five and walked three. Drake paced'the visitors at bat with a double and a single. Tonight's Garden City foe — Hooker — has already played cense. Almost 50 prizes and gilt certniEiciaites will be awarded. They have been donated by Gairden City merchants. Three divisions . are planned: (1) Mr. and Mrs., (2) individuals, and (3) kids -division, for youngsters of age 14 and under. The first 'two divisions wil be snooting for some "extra big" prizes. The top couple and New England Pats Add New Executive BOSTON (AP) - The New England Patriots Wednesday named Pelter Hadbazy executive -assistant to General Man- aiger Upton Bell. Hadihazy, 27, a native of Hungary most recently was Player Personnel Director for the National/ Football League. Bell said Hadlhzay -Will join the Pa- itmiots in mid June. fine Mgihjfinisihing individual booh earn state-meet beortlhs. That is, the annual Kansas state fishing contest on Sept. 11-12 alt Cheney Reservoir near Wichita., Entry flees ($12.50 in each division) for the winning twosome 'and the champion individual wll be paid into the state contest by the Finmiey County Parks,, Fislh, and Game Assn. Champs of each division will be determtaed by total pounds of fish caught during the two days — not by length of any fisih. The champs, for instance might haul in 50 one-pounders But there wM be special prizes for the largest single fish of every species taken from Lake McKanmey'— even carp. Some of the othar species there are bullhead, black bass, white bass, catfislh, and erappie. The two-day event starts ait 7, a.m. Saturday and winds up at 4 p.m. Sunday. A member or two of the sponsoring sports group wiH, be on hand during aU those hours to check amd ' weigh aE" fish. They will be at the "island" or marina anaa — where the big boat dock is located. "We really expect a good turnout," Hamk Robertson said this morning. "Folks have really been talking it up." Hamk and Harold Shobe have been kind of spearheading the new sports event. If you have questions or need additional information, you can contact ditto oif them .aft home — Hank at 6-8107 and Harold at 6-7955. * * * Ever run fro n Kansas to Texas? A bunch of Lakin kids did {She other day. Coadh Jerry Poaigie at Lakin gave me a phone call about the feat the other night. Three Lafcin teams took part in the fourth animal Okie Marathon Race on Saturday, May 22. Each group was composed of four boys. .All 12 are Labin High kid®, but did not, of course, compete under the school bammieir. AH 12 are underclassmen. The competed for Lafcin Track Club. The course runs diagonally across the Oklahoma Panlamdilie: from Elkhart, Kan., to 'exifaoima, Ofcla. Distance is 41 miles across three states. Each The playoff went two holes. 'Haddican birdied the, No. 2 hole. Cootoy parred 'It and Kil- bouirne had a bogey. Ron Rumple of EMchairt placed fourth 117 strokes. Ellis Would Shun'Understudy Role' Busy times at eight different ball diamonds in Garden City are on tap tonight end again tomorrow. ' Here is ,a schedule oif city recreation games for the two days: ! TODAY At Fansler Fi*ld — 7 p.m. Deerfield vs. .Red's Gulf Service Station. 8 p.m. Gairden By- p.m. Lions vs. Rotary Club. 9 p.m. Lakin vs. Odd Fellows. At Jennie Wilson — 6 p.m. Yanks vs. Royals. 7:15 p.m. Oifers vs. Cowboys. At Zoo Leagu* Fitld — 6 p.m. Bengals vs. Lonshornis. 7:15 p.m. ^anltJhems vs. Bears. At Garden League Field — 6 p.m. Morning Glories vs. Roses. Sixty-two golfers competed, n spite of rams on Saturday which cut qualifying rounds to just mine holes. Othar results: Products vs. Farm Bureau. 9 p^mj Famslwr Tires vs. Standard Supply. At Cleaver Field — 6 p.m. Aries vs. Gemini. 7 p.m. Bunnies vs. Chiipmunfcs. 8 p.m. Mercury vs. Jupiter. 9 p.m, Holcomb vs. Golds. 10 p,m, Browns vs. Maroons. At Clint Lightner Field - 7 Deeniield...vs. Knights of Columbus. 9 pirn. Lions .vs. Shriners. At Jennie Wilton — 6 p.m. Jets vs. Holcomb. 7:15 p.m, Indians vs. Twins. At Zoo League Field — 6 p.m. Tiger* w. Rams. 7:15 p.m. Hotoonib.vs. Lobos. At Garden League Field - « p.m. UtEieli vs. Rosas. 7:15 p.m. Orchids vs. Daisies. At Prep League Fl«ld — 6 p.nv Braves vs. Aggies. 7:15 p.m. Vikings vs. Expos. At Gardendale — 6 p.m. Apaches v«; Navajos. 7:15 p.m. Pawnees vs. CJomanictoes. FRIDAY •fltt Fansler Field - Start of tfte .women's adult soflttball weiek- end .fownament. Four games tonight. JAt Cleav»r Field — 6 p.m. Libra vs. Leo. 7 p.m. Eagles vs. Hawks. 8 p.m. Whites vs. Blanks. 9 p.m. R«ds v®. OJanges. 10 p.m. Greens vs. Maroons. • . At Clint Lightner Field — 7 7:15 p.m. Holcomb vs. Daisies, At Prep League Field — 6 p.m. Spurs vs. Padres. 7:15 p.m. Raidiers vs. Chiefs. At" Galrdendale — 6 p.m. Kan- zas vs. Sioux. 7:15 p.m. Mohawks vs. Oheyenmes. '• First night — Eoto Narin. Elkhart, 84. Glen Farris, I/akin 85. Holly Brown, Ulysses, defeated Ervin Ingle, Texhoma, Okla., m playoff for third and fourth,. Bach carded regutatton 86s. Second Flight — Rex Peterson, Liberal, 81. Jim Notfdiyke, Huigoton, 87. Larry Stout, Sublette. beat Lyle Sturdy. Hugoton, in playoff for third and fourth. Each shot 90. Third Flight — Junior Guerrero, Hugoton, 90. Pick AJcers, EUflhart, 912. Lee Nordllng, Huigoton, defeated Mac MioCteflin, Sublette, in playoff for tWrd «nd fourth. Bach esairded' 98. Fourth Flight — Jack Lowe, Hugoton, dietfeated Frank Long 1 , Sublette, in playoff for first and second <pl«oe<s. Each shot 96. Charley Wagner,- Hugoton. beat Ike Ohiick, Oaimipo, Colo., in playoff for third and fourtih. 'Each shot 97. .NEW YORK (AP) — "I'm out to get Joe!" Mulhaimmad AM rarated. Jimmy Ellis is out to get him, too—-but first he wants to get lid of this image as an un- dersitudly. . Joe Fnaziar, heavyweight champion of the world, is the man they're after, ithe only man to demolish each of their hopes for a championship. AM amd Ellis took a step on itheir comeback trails Wednesday, signing for a scheduled 12- round figtot July 26 at the Houston Asitrodome. The winner will be a likely Octndtitiaite for another tilths shot 'alt Frazier. The careers of the 1iwo Louis- vile, Ky., fighters have paralleled each other for years, since .they, fought as amateurs, but Effis spent most of the time •in AM's shadow. He was Dhe sparring partner when AM took the championship from Soqiny-Iiistpn in 1964 and remained . in itfhe background role until AM was stripped of the title in 1967 for refusing militairy induction. Ellis then ca>me into his own and, wiitih All serving as an oc- oaisionial spanrdnig partner, won e World Boxing Asisociation crown. Butt Frazier was reco'gnized as itoe champion by New. York amd several oitlhea- states. And on Feb. 16, 1970, he got tihe rest of it wiith a fiftiHrouind knockout of Effis an New York's Madison' re- ato- Square Them it was AM's turn, tunninig alter a SVfe-year sen'de and knockout ovier Jenry Quairry and Osoar Bonavena. But he failed against Fraziieir, losinig in 15 ix>unds las/t 8, also >ait the Gairden. "It don't miaike you feel good to be underestimaited," Ellis says of Ms years as All's training mate. ., "Everybody talks about how he lost something in that 3^-yeatr layoff. Hell, I was out for 17 monitlhs and that didn't do me no good.!' Since Dhen, Elis, ranked No. 7, has won three in a row, beating Roberto Davila, Irish Tony Doyle and Canadian cliampion George Chuvalo. He owns a 30-6 record. AM, at 29 two yeans younger than Ellis, is (31-1) razeed No. 1. While EHis sat quietly, •sieemingly amused by the sbow- boaifcimg of bis longtime friend, Ali shouted, taunted and repeatedly slapped a fist into an open patai, trying to look fierce but occasionally smothering a gran. "01' Jimmy, he was with me when I was coming up, 'be was with me when I was champion, lien all of a sudden when they ;ook the title away from me Jimmy started going around jad-moultlh'in' me 'and saying tiow he could beat • me and all that. ' . ' ; "Now v::'re gonna settle it.j Now we're gonna s'lirai gluten this all out!" ' ; Hop dame SUBDUED GOLFER IS SLAPPED WITH ONE-YEAR PROBATION "Bac/ Guy' Hill Is Changing Hats ATLANTA, Ga. (AP) — It was a subdued Dave Hill, burdened witih a one-year probation and facing an uncertain playing career, who set out today in the first round of the $125,000 Atlanta Golf Classic. "I'm tired of being the bad guy in the black hat," quipped the volatile Hill. "This week', I'm wearing a white bait. Rode' up on a white charger and.I've got him parked right outside." The 34-year-old HilJ was\ slapped with the probation for "conduct unbecoming a professional golfer" in his second round of the Colonial National Invitation Tournament in Fort Worth, Tex. two .weeks ago. /"'Hill, playing poorly"that day, threw a ball out of a sand trap oii the 18th hole and purposely \Asigned an incorrect scorecard. He was disqualified 'on the spot and later fined $500. Hill, the storm center of several major controversies in recent years, paid the fine and .followed up with a $1 million damage suit against the Tournament Players Division arid tile Professional Golfers Association. The suit, the first of its kind against the two golf groups, is pending in federal district • court in Memphis, Tenm. ' The suit, among other thingsi, charged the PGA and the TPD with violation of Hill's civil rights, violation of his right of free speech and violation of the Sherman Anti-Trust Act. The suspension was handed 'down by thie Policy Boaird of the Tournament Players Division and does not prohibit Hill Bui; "In the event of further infraction of Tournament Rules and Regulations, during the probationary period, Mr. Hill will be subject to suspension from TPD competition and termination of TPD membership," ' a prepared statement issued by TPD Commissioner Joe Dey said. .That would prohibit HiU from playing. It's happened before "three or four times, I forget which," Hill said. "But this is the first time I've ever been on probation. I wonder who I have to report to." Hill, an intense, highly- charged man, is a tough, wiry, darkly-handsome native of Jackson, Mich. He's won almost one-half million dollars in his dozen years on the pro tour and picked up eight titles. His best year was ,1969 When he won $156, WO and three tour- nanilapits, co|'ped. te cqveted Vardon Trophy for the best stroke average on the tour and was named to the Ryder Cup team. Hill, who hasn't won but has four finishes in the top 10 this year, was one of the key figures in the 150 mian field that began competition today on the hilly, 6,833-yard, par-72 Atiianta Counibry Club course.' Leading money winner Jack Nicklaus, the only winner of three titles this season, was the favorite. His chief challengers included Lee Trevino, winner of last week's Danny Thomas Memphis Classic, Masters King Charles Coody, U.S. Open titleholder Tony Jacfclin of England, defending champ Tom Aaron and South African Gary Player. . . Arnold Palmer and Bitty Casper are not competing. Rank,' Inc.,' -aind OhiampioniS!bip» Enterprises, Inc., cp-promotieirs of th ; e dosed-oircuiit bout, said AM will receive 45 per cent of aU income against a $450,000 guarantee and Ellis will receive 20 per cent of all income. Tickets will oy rums 10V4 miles in Ms lap. There were thnee divisions, /he 'high school division had 13 entries. There were eight teams in the open division (for college age or above), and even on© girls- marathon foursome: from Westvffle, Okla. West Las Vegas, N.M., won ihe high school division, With Norman, Okla., second. Lak- No. 1 team placed third in 4 .hours, 51 minutes, 15 seconds. Those runmjeris (in order) were Bruce Ansel, George Perez, Juan. Gamiao, and Chris Perez. Chris, of course, is Lakiri High's great junior who already has won seven s$aibe championships in Kansas. Chris did the anchor 10V4- mile lap for his group in 72 minutes, 25 seconds. It was the best time of.- any of this 90 individuals taking part.. The last lap is the most hilly of afll. Lafcin arrived an hour late and so ran ait the same time as the colleges. By that time the. temperature -was a searing 94 degrees. The kids ran stoaight into hot winds of 20-25 miles per hour; Coach' Poage said Perez c-aJl- ed. it Ms toughest-ever, race, and 'iUbe Bronc junior has run some fugged ones. ''The kids — <all of /them — deserve a great deal", of credit, for every one finished. Conditiomis were 'really tough." " Lakin's, No. 2 foursome plac- •ed seventh cm>ong the 13 Mgh school entries. Those runners were Joe Perez, .Steve Sullivan, Charles Perez, and Lyle Waechter. Placing lOth was the No. 3 entry of Lakin Track dub: Devlon Berniteck, Bill Sims- hausier, Troy WeOlmaker, and Terry Duval. Poage also gave a tip of the halt to Latoin coaches Bill Sharpe and Eddie Cramer, who drove cams and took boys to be 'scaled down from, $75 .at ringside to 10,000 seats at $5 lapiece, demanded by Ali "for ia>H ithe poor people" who haven't had .a chance to see Mm fight in peaison. the meet. 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