Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on September 30, 1974 · Page 4
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Hope, Arkansas
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Monday, September 30, 1974
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HOPE (AftK.) StAk Monday. September 30, Baltimore keeps half game lead By ALEX SACHARE At* Sports Writer The New York Yankees are 6fl a treadmill—they keep winning, but they just can't catch Up with the Baltimore Orioles. Graig Nettles belted two home funs and Rudy May pitched a four-hitter to help the Yankees post their fourth consecutive Victory, a 10-0 romp over the Cleveland Indians Sunday. But Baltimore remained one- half game ahead of the Yankees in the chase for the American League East flag by nipping the Milwaukee Brewers 43, the winning run scoring on four walks in the ninth inning. May struck out 13 in pitching his first complete game since joining the Yankees from the California Angels June 15. New York scored two runs in the first against former Yankee Fritz Peterson, then broke it open with four runs in the third. Lou Piniella scored the first run of the inning on an error by left fielder Joe LJs, Sandy Alomar stroked a run- scoring single and relief pitcher Milt Wilcox gave up bases- loaded walks to Elliott Maddox and Murcer. Orioles 4, Brewers 3 "Let's have a laugher," said Boog Powell, whose bases- loaded walk in the ninth gave the Orioles their sixth victory in a row and 25th in 31 starts down the stretch. "My heart can't take much more of this." Milwaukee starter Jim Slaton, 13-16, struck out Mark Belanger—his 10th strikeout of the game—leading off the Orioles' ninth, then issued three walks to load the bases. Tom Murphy then relieved Siaton and got Tommy Davis to hit into a forceout at the plate before Powell walked, forcing in the winning run. Tleers 7. Red Sox 4 Al Kaline, honored in pre-. name ceremonies for having, collected his 3,000th career hit last week, drove a run-scoring single lo highlight a four-run sixth inning for the Tigers. A's 3, White Sox 2 Reserve second baseman Manny Trillo stroked a pair of run-scoring singles to lead Oakland over Chicago. Angels 4, Twins 0 Andy Hassler scattered five singles to pitch California to victory over the Twins, who were victimized by Nolan Ryan's no-hitter Saturday night. Rangers 5, Royals 0 Jim Spencer's two-run homer backed the six-hit pitching of Bill Hands for the Rangers. Bucs., Cardinals tiedforNL East By KEN RAPPOPORT AP Sports Writer A loss to the New York Mets might shake up the National League East, but it doesn't shake Pittsburgh Pirate Manager Danny Murtaugh. "I don't think there's any reason for a wake," noted Murtaugh after a 7-2 loss to the Mets Sunday. The defeat dropped the Pirates back into a first-place tie with the St. Louis Cardinals and set up a Hollywood finish for the East pennant. , The Pirates scored their second run of the game in the ninth on Willie Stargell's sacrifice fly. Cardinals 7, Cubs 3 Jose Cruz" pinch three-run homer capped a four-run sixth inning which gave St. Louis its victory over Chicago. All four of the Cardinal runs in the sixth were unearned as pitcher Steve Stone committed a throwing error and shortstop Don Kessinger dropped the apparent third-out pop fly before Cruz, batting for ailing Reggie Smith, hit his fifth homer of the baseball season. The Cardinals had a 3-2 lead when Mike Tyson singled with one out in the sixth. Pitcher John Curtis bunted and when Stone threw wildly past first, Tyson scored. Bill Madlock hit his ninth homer to lead off the fourth, closing the gap before the Cardinals broke it open in the sixth. Reds 7, Giants 3 Pete Rose's leadoff double plus an error by second baseman Tito Fuentes keyed a three-run Cincinnati third" inning and Johnny Bench cracked a three-run homer in the sixth in the Reds' victory over the Giants. The Giants had .taken, a. 2-0 lead off Clay Kirby, 1*2-9, before Rose's 45th double of the year, tops in the National League, ignited the Cincinnati comeback. Astros 9, Braves 6 Cliff Johnson's three-run homer in the eighth inning lifted Houston over Atlanta. With two out in the eighth, Roger Metzger walked, Cesar Cedeno singled to center and Johnson belted his ninth home run of the season, over the fence in left-center. Expos 6, Phils 3 Ken Singleton's first major league grand slam home run, off Ron Schueler in the first inning, carried Montreal over Philadelphia. Baseball Scores By The Associated Press National League East Pitlsburgh St. Louis Montreal Philaphia New York Chicago W 85 85 78 78 70 66 L 74 74 81 81 89 93 Pet. .535 .535 .491 .491 .440 .415 GB — — 7 7 15 19 West IJDS AngeleslOO Cincinnati Atlanta Houston San Fran San Diego 98 86 80 71 59 59 62 74 79 89 101 .629 .613 .538 .503 .444 .369 — 2% 14% 20 29% 41 Ms N IMS Angeles at Houston, N St. Louis at Montreal, N San Diego at San Francisco, American League East W L Pet. GB Saturday's Games Pittsburgh 7, New York 3 Chicago 8, St. Louis 3 Cincinnati 13, San Francisco Montreal 3, Philadelphia 1 Houston 5-2, Atlanta 0-6 Los Angeles 5, San Diego 2 Sunday's Games New York 7, Pittsburgh 2 St. Louis 7, Chicago 3 Houston 9, Atlanla 6 Cincinnati 7, San Francisco 3 Montreal 6, Philadelphia 3 Only games scheduled Monday's Games Chicago (Bonham 11-21) at Pittsburgh (Kison 8^), N Philadelphia (Chistenson 1-0) at New York (Koosman 14-11), N l<os Angeles (Rau 13-10) at Houston (Dierker lOrlO), N St. Louis (Forsch 6-4) at Montreal (Rogers 15-21), N Only games scheduled Tuesday's Games Chicago at Pittsburgh, N Cincinnati at Atlanta, N Philadelphia at New York, N 88 88 83 75 75 72 71 72 76 84 85 87 .553 .550 .522 .472 .469 .453 — M; 5 13 13" 16 West 90 83 81 78 77 66 70 75 79 80 83 94 .563 .525 .506 .494 .481 .413 — 6 9 11 13 24 Baltimore New York Boston Cleveland Milwaukee Detroit Oakland Texas Minnesota Chicago Kan City California Saturday's Games New York 9-9, Cleveland 3-7 Boston 7, Detroit 2 Texas 11, Kansas City 0 Oakland 6, Chicago 5 Baltimore 7, Milwaukee 1 California 4, Minnesota 0 Sunday's Games New York 10, Cleveland 0 Detroit 7, Boston 4 Baltimore 4, Milwaukee 3 Texas 5, Kansas City 0 Oakland 3, Chicago 2 California 4, Minnesota 0 Monday's Games Baltimore (Grimsley 18-13) at Detroit (Lolich 16-20), N Cleveland (J.Perry 16-12) at Boston (Let- 17-H), N Only games scheduled Tuesday's Games Baltimore at Detroit Texas at Minnesota Cleveland at Boston, N New York at Milwaukee, N Kansas City at Chicago. N Oakland at California!! N Hope jig.. Star Sports Pat§ knock off Ram§ Hope falls, 13-7 The Camddn Fairview Cardinals handed the Hope Bobcals their second consecutive loss and third loss of ihe year last Friday night 13-7. The game was played on a field that was made slippery by an excessive amount of moisture. During the first quarter of the ballgame, neither team could mount an offensive threat. In the second quarter, Terry Alexander, who carried the ball 45 limes earlier against Ashdown, carried the ball in from the two for the Cardinals. The kick was good and the score was 7-0. But the Bobcats came back when Curley Davis, part of a twin-brother act for Hope, broke open a 53-yard run to bring Hope within one. Jud Martindale, the durable Bobcat fullback, kicked the extra point to knot the score at 7-all. The first half ended in a tie. In the third quarter, Rodney Franklin capped a 64-yard drive with a three-yard plunge lo paydirt. The kick failed and the score, 13-7, proved the final margin. Fairview had one punt return for a touchdown mullified in the fourth quarter by a peanlty. Coach Lawrence Hutson said after the game that the whole defense had a good game for Hope. "Mike Butler, Jim Rhodes, Jud Martindale, Tim Boyd, Johnny Campbell, Terry Martin, James Robinson and Reddies, Tech open AIC action By The Associated Press Henderson State College, ranked seventh in the NAIA football poll, marked up its second shutout of the season Saturday — primarily due to good defense, A 31-yard field goal by Bo Adkisson and a 5-yard touchdown run by quarterback Terry Blaylock gave the Reddies a 100 victory against Arkansas Tech in the opening Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference game. In other AIC action, State College of Arkansas rolled over Baptist Christian, 62-0; Southern State crushed Central- Methoidst, 26-0; and Mississippi College sneaked by the University of Arkansas—Monticello, 30. Tom Short's high, unretur- nable punts and the mobile Tech defense gave the Wonder Boys possession of the ball three times on Henderson's end of the field. But the closest they got to scoring was the 24 where Short's 41-yard field goal attempt was blocked. The Wonder Boys didn't budge against Henderson in the second half- and the good field position they had in the first half lessened. On four of Ihe Reddies' first five posssesions of the second half, they had an average of 42 yards to go for a touchdown. Tailback Joe Smith led all Henderson rushers with 96 yards on 21 carries. The leading ground gainer for Tech was James McDaniel with 46 yards on 20 carries. "They played the fool out of that defense," Henderson Coach Ralph Carpenter said. "We came in here with one goal in mind. That was to win ihis ballgame, and I think we not total effort. I can't single out anybody. Ricky Orr all played good defense. We had no complaints about our defense at all." Hope's season record now stands at 1-3 with a conference mark of 0-3. By BKUCE LOWITT AP Sports Writer IT used to be thai a visit to New England was a breather for a National Football League club. For the Baltimore Colts, ihough, it couldn't come at a worse time. But Howard Schnellenberger can breathe easier. He won't be making next Sunday's trip. The Baltimore coach was fired Sunday, right after his young and punchless team had suffered its third straight loss, bowing 30-10 lo Philadelphia. Robert Irsay, president of the Colts, named Joe Thomas, the club's vice president and general manager, £ the new sideline pilo;. So it's Thomas who's going to be gasping When he gets a look at what's happening up in New England. His first job is to try and knock off the National Football League'? astonishing Patriots. It won't be easy. They've been knocking off everybody in sight so far. They started at the top, slugging the defending Super Bowl champion Miami Dolphins 34-24. A fluke, everyone said. Then they whipped the New York Giants 28-20. An upset, everyone said, but hot much of one. Sunday they beat the Los Angeles Rams 20 lo 14. Upsets strike again in college football By HERSCHEL NISSENSON AP Sports Writer Doesn't anyone want this here national college football championship? It would seem that way with the season less than a month old and only 22 of the 128 major teams still unbeaten and untied. Only 12 of the perfects come from among the so-called major powers. That dignified dozen consists of North Carolina State at 4-0; Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Illinois, Kansas State, Michigan, Ohio State, Texas A&M and Tulane at 3-0 arid Miami, Fla., and Oklahoma at 2-0. The others are 4-0 New Mexico State; Arizona, East Carolina and Richmond at 3-0; Lamar and Temple at 2-0 and Cornell, Harvard, Perm at Yale at. 1-0. Notre Dame surrendered three touchdowns in the first seven minutes and bowed to Purdue 31-20. Texas opened its quest for a seventh consecutive Southwest Conference crown by losing to Texas Tech 26-3 and Arizona State was blanked 9-0 by Missouri. Wisconsin, which knocked off Nebraska last week, lost to previously winless Colorado 24-21. Oklahoma jState,,^ which, upset Arkansas, which upset Southern California, was in turn upset by previously winless Baylor 31-14. Southern Cal, although ranked down in the No. 18 position, was a solid favorite over Pitt and defeated the eighth-ranked Panthers 16-7. Tennessee, No. 14, had an unpleasant first-ever visit to Auourn's campus, losing 21-0. Louisiana State, No. 17, tied unheralded Rice 10-10. Among the top teams, No. 1 ranked Ohio State turned back Southern Methodist 28-9, third ranked Oklahoma stomped Utah State 72-3, No. 4 Alabama subdued Vanderbilt 23-10 and fifth-ranked Michigan sank Navy 52-0. Elsewhere, Texas A&M, ranked ninth, downed Washington 28-15, No. 13 North Carolina State held off Syracuse 28-22, No. 15 Arizona squeezed past New Mexico 15-10, No. 16 Illinois nipped Washington State 21-19, No. 19 Penn State trounced27-0 and27-0 and No. 20 Miami of Florida shaded Tampa 28-26. Purdue roared to a 24-0 first- period lead on Mike Terrizzi's one-yard run, Pete Gross 1 52- yard gallop, Bob Mannella's 21- yard interception and Steve Schmidt's 47-yard field goal. No opponent in Notre Dame's storied football history had ever piled up 24 points in one quarter and the Irish never recovered. Oklahoma exploded for six touchdowns and a 42-0 first-period lead against Utah State. Calvin Culliver's 85-yard scoring gallop started Alabama over Vanderbilt. Gordon Bell scored three touchdowns and Chuck Heater iwo as Michigan walloped Navy 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. A.M. P.M. Major Minor Major Minor 4:20 Pate Sept. Day 30 Monday Oct. Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday 5:00 5:40 6:30 7:25 8:25 9:20 10:50 11:30 12:40 1:35 2:35 3:25 4:50 11:10 5:25 6:05 6:55 7:45 8:40 9:35 11:50 12:20 1:10 2:10 3:05 3:55 before a crowd of 104,232, second largest in college football history. Texas Tech handed Texas its first SWC setback in 30 games and avenged last season's lone defeat as rookie quarterback Tommy. Duniven rifled touchdown passes of 77, 15 and 18 yards to Lawrence Williams. Ray Smith tossed an 18-yard touchdown pass to Mark Miller and Tim Gibbons kicked a 21- yard field goal as Missouri handed Arizona Stale its first shutout in 97 games. Southern Cal held Ail-American Tony Dorse It to 59 yards, lowest of his career but enough to smash Pitt's career record in only his 15th varsity game. Skip Walker led Texas A&M past Washington with touchdown runs of three, 21 and 61 yards in the first half. Colorado blew a 10-0 lead, then rallied to beat Wisconsin behind the running of Billy Waddy, who gained 151 yards and scored the winning TD early in the fourth period. Steve Beaird scored three times, twice on passes from Neal Jeffrey, in Baylor's upset of Oklahoma State. Roland :.Hooks' Ihree tallies paced N.C. [^State over Syracuse and Au- fcburn's Kenny Burks scored all I three touchdowns as the Tigers handed Tennessee its first shut- oul in 54 games. Freshman Lee Pistor, who missed a first-quarter conversion, booted Ihree field goals, lifling Arizona over New Mexico. Illinois edged Washington Slate on Jeff Hollenb'ach's 22- yard pass to Jeff Chrystal with 34 seconds left. Rusty Jackson's 27-yard field goal with three seconds left enabled I.SU to tie Rice. Penn State held Iowa without a first down for three periods and got Iwo touchdowns from reserve tailback Dave Stutts, a fourthstring tight end a week ago. Miami's Kary Baker scored once and passed for a touchdown while Don Martin ran for two scores in the Hurricanes' squeaker over Tampa. College football's oldest rivals, Princeton and Rutgers, ballled lo a 6-6 standoff that included one of the weirdest endings ever. Princeton scored with 22 seconds left but Rutgers partisans had torn down both goalposts—at Princeton's Palmer Sladium—with two minutes to go. The officials ruled the Tigers had to try a two-point conversion and the pass trickled off the .fingertips ,of the, -intended receiver. scored on runs of 28 and three yards and Tom Dernpsey kicked chree field goals in Ihe Eagles' rout of Baltimore, which scored on Jones' 22-yard pass to Glenn Doughty and Toni Linhari's field goal. Patriots 20, Rains 14 Two touchdown passes by Jim Plunkett and Iwo field «oals by John Smith sent Los Angeles into Ihe loss column and al leasl one Patriots' fan to dreaming about Super Bowls. Tony Baker's one-yard burst gave the Rams Ihe game's first touchdown. But Ihe Palriots got it right right back with Plunkett passing to Darryl Stingley for 20 yards, then New England moved in front to stay on a 39- yard field goal by Smith early in the second half. Smilh made il 13-7 with a 23- yard field goal late in the third quarter and, at the start of the fourth period, Plunkett hit Randy Vataha on a 21-yard scoring play. John Hadl's 36-yard pass to Lance Renlzel with about four minutes to play gave the Rams their final score. Cards 29, Browns 7 Terry Metcalf exploded 94 yards wilh Ihe second-half kickoff to put St. Louis on top 14-0 and, after Cleveland bounced back with ils only touchdown, Mel Gray hauled in a 68-yard touchdown pass from Jim Hartm "The big play was that bomb " a discouraged Browns Coach Nick Skorich said. "We had just started to come back and that took Ihe slarch out of us." "They were in man-to-man coverage. All I had to do was catch Ihe ball and run," said Gray, a former collegiate sprint champion. Cards 29, Browns 7 Terry Metcalf exploded 94 yards with the second-half kickoff to put St. Louis on top 14-0 and, after Cleveland bounced back wilh its only touchdown, Mel Gray hauled in a 68-yard touchdown pass from Jim Hart. Raiders 17, Steelers 0 "They beat our butts, it's thai simple," Joe Gilliam said of Ihe Raiders following Pittsburgh's first scoreless game since 1964. Ken Stabler passed 19 yards to Cliff Branch for one Raider touchdown and plunged in from one yard out for the other one. Dolphins 28, Chargers 21 Trailing 2l-f in the fouflli quarter, Bob I G>iese t marched Miami to three touch'' I downs, preventing the Chafgefs from pulling off their secofid straight big upset Jim KiickV five-yard scoring run with IS [ seconds to play Was the hing play. Griese completed 14 of 2? I passes for 248 yards, and it Was his accuracy in the waning minutes thai kept the Dolphins | hopes alive. Bills 16, Jets 12 Jim Braxlon's 21-yard touch'! down run, eight plays after! Greg Ganlt's 25-yard punt into! the teelh of a 30-mile-an'hourl wind, carried Buffalo past the| Jets. Saints 14, Falcons 13 New Orleans' Jess Phillipl punched over from eight yards! out just after Alex Price recov-f ered a fumble by the Falcons'! Haskel Slanback on the eight! wilh about five minutes to play.J Giants 14, Cowboys 6 Bill Arnsparger earned his firsl viclory as head coach of] the Gianls, who beat Dallas on Iwo touchdowns within 64 sec-j onds in the second quarter- rookie Doug Kotar's two-yard run and Norm Snead's 14-yard pass to Joe Dawkins. Bengals 21, 49ers 3 Cincinnati completed just two passes to Isaac Curtis. The first] wenl 22 yards for a touchdov and the second was a 48-yard bomb which set up the Bengals'] second score, a 14-yard run by Anderson. Packers 21, Lions 19 "Having the goal posts 10| yards further back this year| doesn't bother me at all," said Green Bay's Chester MarcolJ whose 22-yard field goal with! 1:03 left boosted the Packers! over the Lions. Chiefs 17, Oilers 7 Quarterback Mike Livingston! completed 20 of 26 passes, in-l eluding can eight-yard touch-l down strike to Morris Stroud.f Then Jan Stenerud's 35-yard field goal and Willie Ellison's! eight-yard touchdown run over- j came Houston's 7-0 lead. Vikings 11, Bears 7 Fran Tarkenton's 250th career touchdown pass, an 11-1 yarder to Stu Voigt, and Paul] Krause's 63rd career inter-j ceptioh highlighted Minnesota's j viclory. L-R: H. T. Gardner Executive Vice President Robert P. Taylor President & Chief Executive Officer A Landmark This year Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield celebrates 25 years of service to Arkansas. From our beginning in rented office space with four employees, we've come a long way. Now, as we complete construction on our 11-story home, all of our employees come under one roof again. For us, this special year represents a landmark of pre-paid health care protection. With our new facility, it also represents an opportunity of servicing you even more efficiently than ever before. We hope you'll find time to drop by for a guided tour. A quarter-century of service. A landmark in caring and progress for the more than half a million Arkansans who are members of Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arkansas 611 Gaines St./Little Rock, Arkansas We care about People. Arkansas People.

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