Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on September 23, 1974 · Page 4
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Pfcgfc Four HOPE (AftK.) STAR Monday, September 23, 19f4 Patriots, Cards Win second time By HAL BOCK AP Sports Writer Both lightly regarded in most National Football League circles, the New England Patriots and St. Louis Cardinals remain unbeaten today following the second weekend of play. New England, which stunned Miami in its opener a week ago, got three touchdown passes from Jim Plunketl and a balanced offense to upend the New York Giants 28-20 Sunday, And St. Louis, a narrow winner over Philadelphia in its first game, stung more prestigious Washington 17-10. Those results left the Pats and Cards as NFL unbeatens along with some fancy company that includes Minnesota, Ix>s Angeles, San Francisco, Pittsburgh and Dallas. Philadelphia tries to knock Dallas off that elite list tonight in the nationally-televised game that completes the NFL's weekend action, Sunday's other scores were San Francisco 16, Atlanta 10; Miami 24, Buffalo 16; San Diego 20, Cincinnati 17; Cleveland 20, Houston 7; Minnesota 7, Detroit 6; Green Bay 20, Baltimore 13; the New York Jets 23, Chicago 21; Los Angeles 24, New Orleans 0; Oakland 27, Kansas City 7; and Pittsburgh 35, Denver 35, in the first regular season overtime game in NFL history. Patriots 28, Giants 20 Plunkett hit flanker Randy Vataha and running backs Sam Cunningham and Mack Herron for one score apiece. Herron, scatback-sized at 5-foot-5, and Cunningham, a powerfully-constructed 6-3, contributed 150 rushing yards to beat the Giants. Griese made the Bills pay for the mistakes with scoring passes to Jim Mandich and Marv Fleming. 49ers 16, Falcons 10 Skip Vanderbundt and Jimmy Johnson intercepted two Atlanta passes in the first five minutes and San Francisco turned the turnovers into touchdowns that beat the Falcons. The 49ers also picked off another pass and recovered three fumbles against the Falcons. Vikings 7, Lions 6 Chuck Foreman's 11-yard run in the second period provided the game's lone touchdown, but it was enough for Minnesota to defeat Detroit. Foreman's score finished off a Minnesota drive that had Hope Star Sports rap Bobcats 19-7 Cardinals 17, Redskins 10 SI. Louis struck for two touchdowns inside of two minutes and the defense made that margin stand up for the victory over Washington. Defensive end Ron Yankowski went 71 yards with a recovered fumble for the first Cards' touchdown, then Terry Metcalf ran 75 yards frpm scrimmage for another. '•.•!. \ Chargers 20, Bengals 17 San Diego ended Cincinnati's 14-game home field winning streak with quarterback Dan Fouts climaxing a 98-yard march by plunging in for the Chargers' winning touchdown. Dolphins 24, Bills 16 Stalled by New England in its opener, defending world champion Miami got un tracked against Buffalo, converting a pair of Bills' turnovers into touchdown passes by Bob Griese for the victory. Doug Swift and Jake Scott recovered bumbles by 0. J. Simpson and Jim Braxton, and started at the Viking 42 and the defense made that TD stand up, limiting Detroit to a pair of fiefd goals by Erroll Mann. Browns 20, Oilers 7 Cleveland played opportunistic football, forcing six Houston turnovers and beating the Oilers with Greg Pruitt running for 89 yards and Mike Phipps passing for 141. Jets 23, Bears 21 Bobby Howfield missed an early extra point kick but made up for that with a 39-yard field goal that gave New York its winning margin over Chicago, The Jets raced to an early 200 lead behind Joe Namath but almost blew it. Howfield's field goal nailed down the victory despite Chicago's late rally. Packers 20, Colts 13 Green Bay intercepted four Baltimore passes to defeat the Colts with MacArthur Lane scoring two touchdowns. Chester Marcol kicked two long field goals one from 39 yards and the other from 52 for the Packers. Rams 24, Saints 0 Los Angeles dominated New Orleans completely with John Hadl throwing two touchdown passes and the defense sacking Saints' quarterback Archie manning five times. LawrenceMcCutcheon gained 102 yards rushing for the Rams. .<• Raiders 27, Chiefs 7 Ke'n Stabler fired three TD passes, two of them to rookie Dave Casper and the other to Mike Siani as Oakland whipped Kansas City. Steelers 35, Broncos 35, tie The first regular season overtime game in NFL history ended in a tie when Pittsburgh and Denver struggled through a scoreless 15-minute extra period. Joe Gilliam, who passed for 348 yards, marched Pittsburgh to three second-half TDs but Denver came from behind for the tying TD when Otis Armstrong took a screen pass 23 yards with 7:08 left in regulation time. By JOHN MAY Hope Hi-Lights Sportswriter Last Friday night, the Arkadelphia Badgers handed the Hope Bobcats their second loss of the season, 19-7, in a game plagued by fumbles and bad field conditions, The Bobcats scored first as Larry Johnson went in from the one-yard line. Johnson's score capped a 34-yard drive. The drive started after Hope recovered an Arkadelphia fumble. Jud Martindale kicked the point to make it 7-0. Arkadelphia came back to cut the margin to 7-6, after a 62- yard drive. Donnie Anderson scored from eight yards out for the touchdown, The point after was no good. The scoring drive started after the Hope punter fumbled the snap. The first half was a series of fumbles by both teams. The slow drizzle made it difficult for both teams to hold the football. The Badgers took the lead to stay in the third period as Mike Ferrell capped a 47-yard drive with a brillant 41-yard run for the TD. Again the Badgers failed on the extra point as they led 12-7. Arkadelphia was never to lose that lead. Hope never really gave Arkadelphia much to worry about after that. Arkadelphia put the icing on the game with just 2l'seconds left in the third quarter. Again the drive was started by a fumble by the Hope punter. Ferrell capped a 74-yard drive with a three-yard plunge. The Badgers converted to make the final score 19-7. In first downs, Arkadelphia had the edge 13-12. The Badgers' Mike Ferrell was the leading round gainer for the game with 117. Slick Davis was the leading rusher for Hope with 95 yards. Hope travels to Camden Fairview Friday for a 7-AA conference game. Larry Johnson (dark jersey at left) follows the blocking of Jud Martindale (29) into the end zone for Hope's lone score against the —Hope (Ark.) Star photo by Roger Head Arkadelphia Badgers. The Bobcats lost their second game of the season, 19-7. The loss puts Hope's record at 1-2 for the season. Hrabosky survives warfare Yanks stay in front, lead by one game Baseball Scores By The Associated Press Nat American League New York Baltimore Boston Cleveland Milwaukee Detroit Oakland Texas Minnesota Chicago Kan City California East W L 84 70 83 71 78 74 73 79 73 80 71 82 West 86 68 81 72 80 74 75 78 75 79 61 93 Pet. .545 .539 .513 .480 .477 .464 h .558 .529 .519 .490 .487 .396 GB — 1 5 10 10% 12% — 4% 6 10% 11 25 St. Louis Pittsburgh Philaphia Montreal New York Chicago Los Angeli Cincinnati Atlanta Houston San Fran San Diego Sati GB .526 .490 .474 .454 .421 .627 .597 .545 .510 .458 .361 1% 7% 9% 12% 17% , 4% 12% 18 26 41 Saturday's Games Minnesota 8, California 1 New York 14, Cleveland 7 Boston 6, Baltimore 5, 10 innings Milwaukee 6, Detroit 2 Oakland 3, Chicago 2 Kansas City 4-8, Texas 1-5 Sunday's Games New York 2, Cleveland 1 Baltimore 7. Boston 2 Minnesota 6, California 2 1 Chicago 3, Oakland 1 Texas 4, Kansas City 3 Detroit 6, Milwaukee 5 Monday's Games Milwaukee (Colborn 9-12 and Kobel 6-13) at Cleveland (Bosman M ana Kern 0-1), 2, twinight Only games scheduled Tuesday's Games Boston at New York, 2, twi- night Chicago at Texas, 2, twi-night Detroit at Baltimore, N Milwaukee at Cleveland, N California at Kansas City, N Minnesota at Oakland, N National League East W L Pet. 82 71 .536 80 72 75 78 72 80 69 83 64 88 West i 96 57 92 62 84 70 78 75 71 84 56 99 Saturday's Results New York 4, Pittsburgh 2 Chicago 19, St. Louis 4 Philadelphia at Montreal, ppd., rain San Diego 4, Los Angeles 3 San Francisco 8, Cincinnati 6, 10 innings Houston 6, Atlanta 5, 10 innings Sunday's Games New York 4, Pittsburgh 0 St. Louis 6, Chicago 5 Houston 3, Atlanta 2, 14 innings Philadelphia 3-5, Montreal 2-8 San Francisco 6. Cincinnati 0 Los Angeles 6, San Diego & Monday's Games Pittsburgh (Rooker 13-11) at St. Louis (McGlothen 16-10), N Atlanta (Morton 16-10) at Los Angeles (Sutton 17-9). N Only games scheduled Tuesday's Games Montreal at Chicago, 2 New York at Philadelphia, N Houston at Cincinnati, N Pittsburgh at St.Louis, N Atlanta at Los Angeles, N San Francisco at San Diego, N By ALEX SACHARE AP Sports Writer The Yankees are. in front in the American League East — but only by one game — after beating the Cleveland Indians 2-1 Sunday on Bobby Murcer's tie-breaking homer and the four-hit pitching of Pat Dobson and Sparky Lyle, The second-place Baltimore Orioles remained one game back by whipping the Boston Red Sox 7-2. Boston is now five games behing the Yankees. Elsewhere in the American League Sunday, Chicago beat Oakland 3-1, Texas edged Kansas City 4-3, Minnesota defeated California 6-2 and Detroit nipped Milwaukee 6-5. With the score tied 1-1 and two out in the sixth, Murcer cracked his 10th homer of the season, a blast off Cleveland starter Bruce Ellingsen, 1-1, that sailed over the 371-foot mark in right center. It was his second home run in two days, but only his second of the season at Shea Stadium. Dobson gave up three hits over the first eight innings, but John Lowenstein singled to lead off the ninth. He moved to second on a sacrifice bunt and, after Frank Robinson walked, took third on a long fly ball. Lyle then relieved Dobson and retired pinch hitter Charlie Spikes on a tapper to the mound to record his 15th save of the season. Tigers 6, Brewers 5 Reggie Sanders drove in four runs with a single, double and home run and John Hiller pitched out of a ninth-inning jam for the Tigers. Orioles 7, Boston 2 Boog Powell's three runs batted in, including his Hth homer of the season, helped Baltimore beat Boston again Sunday. Baltimore Manager Earl Weaver feels his club is in pretty good position, despite being one game back of the Yankees with eight games to play, but Boston skipper Darrell Johnson, said "We're just about going to have to win three in a row now in New York (Tuesday and Wednesday)." Rangers 4, Royals 3 Ferguson Jenkins posted his 24th victory of the season, equalling Oakland's Catfish Hunter for the top figure in the majors. The Rangers won it with three runs in the sixth inning on just one hit. White Sox 3, A's 1 Chicago's Jim Kaat stopped Oakland on five hits to raise his record to 19-13. The loss cut the A's lead over Texas in the AL West to 4% games. The White Sox went ahead 2-1 in the sixth on singles by Bill Melton and Ken Henderson, an infield out and a sacrifice fly. Henderson tripled in the eighth and scored an insurance run on Tony Muser's single. Twins 6, Angels 2 Craig Kusick's run-scoring double highlighted a three-run outburst in the sixth inning that broke a 2-2 tie for the Twins. By HOWARD SMITH AP Sports Writer St. Louis reliever Al Hrabosky survived both physcological warfare and a ninth-inning brawl that stemmed from it with two innings of hitless red lief Sunday to beat the Chicago Cubs 6-5 on the strength of a run-scoring single by Ted Simmons with two out in the ninth. The victory moved the front- running Cardinals 1% games Sport Shorts CHICAGO (AP) - Oakland A's star rightfielder Reggie Jackson estimates he will miss a week of action because of a muscle pull he suffered Sunday. Jackson, last year's American League most valuable player and home run champ, pulled his right hamstring muscle while chasing a fly ball in the eighth inning of Sunday's 3-1 loss to the Chicago White Sox. SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Guard Dean • Meminger ended his holdout and reported to the Atlanta Hawks' training camp Sunday after signing a contract earlier in the day. He missed the team's first six practice sessions, and had been under suspension and fined daily since last Friday, a spokesman for the National Basketball Association team said. SAVINGS & LOAN ASSOCIATION Mine Some Of This Gold For Yourself ST. LOUIS (AP) - Rookie guards Sam McCants and Tony Byers were cut Sunday by the Spirits or St. Louis, tnmming the roster to 14 players. McCants was a sixth-round draft choice from Oral Roberts University, and Byers was a free agent out of Wake Forest. The Spirits, formerly the Carolina Cougars, have to trim their roster to 11 by opening nighl Oct. 18. A 4-year savings plan. Interest paid monthly quarterly, or semi-annually. Your choice. Hope Federal Savl**. « Federal regulations require a substantial penalty for early withdrawal of Certificate accounts ahead of second-place Pittsburgh in the National League East. The Pirates were blanked, 4-0, by the New York Mets. Elsewhere, Los Angeles increased its lead in the West Division to 4% games over sagging Cincinnati with a 6-5 victory over San Diego, the Reds were shut out by San Francisco 6-0, Houston outlasted Atlanta 3-2 in 14 innings and Philadelphia and Montreal split a pair, the Phils winning 3-2 and the Expos 8-5. The Cards and the Cubs were locked in a 5-5 tie in the top of the ninth when Chicago's Bill Madlock stalked out of the batter's box in protest over Hrabosky's habit of turning his back on the batter and psyching himself up. Umpire Shag Crawford ordered Madlock back to the box and when he didn't come, Hrabosky delivered a pitch and Crawford called it a srike. Madlock then hustled back for Hrabosky's next offering but brushed Cards' catcher Simmons on the way. , '- Simmons said he. and Madlock exchanged words and he hit Madlock. The battle raged for about two minutes with players from both sides rolling around Busch Stadium. When the field was cleared, Cubs' Manager Jim Marshall was ejected. Hrabosky retired the side without further incident and the Cards won it in their half of the inning when Lou Brock singled, Reggie Smith walked and Simmons singled to center off loser Dave LaRoche. Mets 4, Pirates 0 Lefty Jon Matlack stopped Pittsburgh on three hits, all infield singles, for his seventh shutout of the season. Matlack also drove in a pair of runs with a single and a squeeze bunt. Dodgers 6, Padres 5 Dave Lopes clubbed a three- run homer and Joe Ferguson added a two-run shot as Los Angeles reduced its magic number for clinching the division title to five games. Giants 6, Reds 0 Rookie John Montefusco shackled slumping Cincinnati on seven hits and belted a home run to boot. Dave Kingman added a two-run homer for the Giants off loser Don Gullett., Astros 3, Braves 2 Pitcher Tom Griffin, pressed into service as a pinch-hitter, won it for Houston in the 14th with a run-scoring single off reliever Max Leon. Phillies 3-5, Expos 2-8 Jay Johnstone's two-run triple in the first inning lifted Philadelphia to victory in the opener. Tim Foli's two-run triple keyed a five-run outburst in the second inning that led Montreal to its triumph in the nightcap. Solunar Tables The schedule of Solunar Periods, as printed below, has been taken from Richard Alden Knight's SOLUNAR TABLES. Plan your days so that you will be fishing in good territory or hunting in good cover during'these times, if you wish to find the best sport that each day has to offer. Date Sept. Day 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Major 11:50 12:15 1:00 1:40 2:25 3:05 3:45 Minor 6:05 6:50 7:35 8:15 8:55 9:35 10:10 ..:* PJM, Major Minor 12:45 1:30 2:10 2:50 3:30 4:10 7:15 7:55 8:35 9:15 9:55 10:35 Like Progress? Be our guest at our display booth at the Third District Coliseum during Fail- Week! See the industrial growth in our state through a special display from the Arkansas Industrial Development Commission and see just how much industrial progress has been made in Arkansas during the past decade. . .SEE YOU AT THE FAIR! Join the parade of folks at the "* Third District Livestock Fair and Rodeo. SEE YOU THERE! H first National Bank MEMBER F.D.LC.

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