Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on April 29, 1976 · Page 6
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SPORTS Ali Not Worried About Young LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — "I've got a fight next month, the 25th, in Munich. Germany, against a big bad English guy," said Muhammad Ati. The heavyweight champion was talking about Richard Dunn two days before fighting Jimmy Young Friday night in the Capital Centre — a fight almost everybody but Young expects him to win. "Don't let my record fool you just because I don't have a lot of knockouts." said Young, who has a 17-4-2 mark with just five knockouts in a pro career dating back to 1969. "You all have been around Muhammad Ali boxing a long time." he said to reporters. "Haven't you heard of upsets?" The 27-year-old Young completed his training with three good rounds of sparring against Mike Koranicki and then watched Ali work out. "Spying on me." shouted Ali when he saw Young. "Tryin" to figure out what kind of whupping you're gonna get?" Ali spouted poetry, posed and postured, much to the delight of a crowd, which paid $4 apiece, to jam the hotel ballroom training site. But he did little else — some shadow boxing, rope skipping and work on the heavy bag — to the chagrin of at least one fan. "I spent part of my unemployment check to see you," shouted a man. "Now you take off that robe and get into the ring and do something." The request went unanswered. Ali is getting $1.6 million for his 18th title fight while Young is getting a purse of $75.000, by far the largest of his career, and $10.000 in expenses. "It means the heavyweight championship. It means I'll be on top in the heavyweight division," said Young of his title shot. "Most of all it means money." Young has been a fulltime fighter for just five months. Times Herald, Carroll, la. t Thunday, April 29, 1976 O Before that he worked as a truck driver, welder, construction worker and longshoreman while he pursued a boxing career plagued by managerial problems. He was a longshoreman when he outpointed Ron Lyle in February 1975 in the fight which is the main reason he got a title shot. "This is gonna be a good fight," said Young. "I promise you." Another fighter who put in a hard workout was Ken Norton, Roberts Handcuffs Oakland on 2 Hits Long root or not, dandelions are no match for you now! Digging or pulling them doesn't work, since you can't get all of the root. That's why Scotts Turf Builder Plus 2 is so popular. It gets rid of the whole dandelion — root and all (plus 40 other weeds.) So dandelions and other weeds fade away while your grass grows thicker and greener. Reg. SALE 5000 Plus-2 $ 11.95 M0.45 10000 Plus-2 '22.95 M9.95 15000 Plus-2 '32.95 *28.95 KLOSER SEED STORE Hwy. 30 West 792-9718 Carroll By The Associated Press Now hear this, you Oakland A's: You have seen Mr. Roberts at his very best. "I don't think I can pitch any better," Dave Roberts, a 31-year-old left-hander, said after limiting hard-hitting Oakland to two hits and one unearned run in pitching the Detroit Tigers to an 8-1 victory Wednesday. It was the second triumph by the newly acquired Roberts over Oakland this season and raised his record to 3-0. all complete games. His earned- run-average is 1.00 and he has allowed just 13 hits in 27 innings. In other American League action, the Baltimore Orioles downed the California Angels 4-2, the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Chicago White Sox 4-1 and the Cleveland Indians crushed the ^Minnesota Twins 9-0. The New York-Texas and Boston-Kansas City games were rained out. Oakland's only hits off Roberts were an infield single by Bert Campaneris in the third inning and Ken McMullen's gift double in the ninth, a routine fly ball that left fielder Alex Johnson failed to catch. The Tigers jumped on Mike Norris and Dick Bosnian for six runs in the third inning. Johnson tripled for one run, then Willie Horton and Jason Thompson singled in a run apiece. After a single by Aurelio Rodriquez, John Wockenfuss doubled in another, Tom Veryzer's infield single brought home the fifth run and Gary Sutherland hit a sacrifice fly. Orioles 4, Angels Z A surprise double steal and Brooks Robinson's run-producing double helped Baltimore score three fifth-inning runs as the Orioles finally gave Ken Holtzman some batting support. After the Angels tied the score in the top of the fifth, Paul Blair opened the bottom half with a single and Bobby Grich walked. With third baseman Bill Melton charging for a possible bunt, the Orioles worked a double steal and the throw from catcher Andy Etchebarren to shortstop Dave Chalk covering third went into left field. Blair who said he expects to get a championship chance against Ali sometime in September. Norton will-fight Ron Slander in a scheduled 12-round bout which will go on before the Ali-Young_match. Both fights will be televised" live by ABC beginning at 9 p.m., EOT. scored on the error and Grich reached third, scoring on a sacrifice fly by Andres Mora. Robinson's RBI double followed a single by Tony Muser. Brewers 4, White Sox 1 Don Money singled home two runs in the third inning, then scored on a double by Robin Yount as Milwaukee beat knuckleballer Wilbur Wood. In the ninth, Hank Aaron's single, Sixto Lezcano's double and Gorman Thomas' squeeze b,unt accounted for Milwaukee's final run. Milwaukee's Bill Travers was nicked for an unearned run in the first inning and was relieved by Ed Rodriguez in the ninth. Indians 9, Twins 0 Dennis Eckersley and Don Hood combined on a four-hitter and Rick Manning drove in three runs with a single, double and homer. Eckersley, whose wife entered a' Cleveland hospital Wednesday night to have the couple's first child, allowed a pair .of singles in six innings. He fanned six, walked none and stretched his scoreless string to 15 innings. The, Indians tagged Bert Blyleven for all their runs and 11 hits in five innings and beat the Twins' ace for the ninth time in 13 career decisions. Heading Over Hurdle -Staff Photo A track meet was held at the Carroll Athletic Field Wednesday for special education students from area schools. Shown above is action from the obstacle course race. Buffalo Clips Boston at Buzzer; Series Tied at Two Sports Glances CC Events There will be two club member events at the Carroll Country Club Saturday, starting at ll:30a.m. The two events will be a better ball of two and a best two balls of four. . According to club professional George Mackanos, members can still call the clubhouse for starting times. Hawks Drop Pair Creighton beat Iowa twice Wednesday in a nonconference baseball doubleheader in Iowa City. Gary McCabe pitched a three-hitter in the opener as the Bluejays shutout the Hawkeyes 2-0. McCabe scattered three singles as Rich Carlucci dropped his third game in four decisions. Creighton scored six runs in the fifth inning and held off a seventh inning Iowa rally to take the nightcap 6-4. The Hawkeyes dropped to GOING ON VACATION? You'll have fun with a new CB RADIO! Have a CB Radio installed in your car before leaving on vacation. Use it for emergencies, for breakdowns ... or just for the fun of it. Stop at Coast-to-Coast in Carroll today and let them show you their huge selection of CB radios. Pace Kriss Craig Robyn Fierce-Simpson Astro Tea berry Midland SBE Hy-Gain Kraco Johnson Contact Courier Cobra Royce Complete Line of CB Radios, Base Stations, Antennas & Accessories HAVE YOURS INSTALLED TODAY $99 Priced From Qver 35 77 Different Units in Stock 17-12 while Creighton leveled off at 20-20. ISU Honors * Two-time All-American "' wrestler Pete Galea has been named I o w.a State wrestling-gymnast Athlete of the Year. Galea. of Brentwood. N.Y.,' was a Cyclone co-captain and the only four-time wrestling champ in BigEight Conference history. He received a Walt Smith Ring for outstanding contribution to the squad and the Washington D.C. Cyclone. Award as the wrestler whose career conduct and achievement most reflected honor on Iowa State and the wrestling team. The presentations were made at ISU's annual wrestling-gymnastics recognition banquet Wednesday night in Ames. The Big Eight Scholarship Medal was awarded to gymnast Don Young, who was also named ISU's top scholar-athlete for the spring quarter. The landscape architecture major maintained a 3.94 grade Knight Golfers Beaten Storm Lake downed Kuemper in boys' golf Wednesday at the municipal course, 150 to 159. Darrell Ewaldt and Mike McCaulley fired 36's to lead Storm Lake. Teammates Dave Ewaldt and Jim Carlson added 38 and 40 respectively. Mike Mosher's 38 led Kuemper. Other Knight scores included 40's by Scott Tessmer and Scott Irlbeck and a41byJoeKruse. Storm Lake won the jv meet also, 213 to 218, despite a 39 by Pat Heider fpr Kuemper. average out of a possible 4.0. Young and Keith Heaver Glances, See Page 7 By The Associated Press When Randy Smith is determined, there's apparently nothing anybody can do about it. "... I was just determined to put the ball in, no matter . what," Smith said after his 25- foot jumper swished through the net with three seconds left in the game. The basket lifted the Buffalo Braves to a 124-122 victory over the Boston Celtics and knotted their best-of-seven National Basketball Association quarter-final series at two games apiece. In Wednesday night's other NBA quarter-final, defending champion Golden State crushed Detroit 128-109. "I was supposed to go to the hoop, but the middle looked congested, so I pulled up for the jump shot,'' Smith said. "When he (Coach Jack Ramsay) called the play (during a timeout). I was just determined to put the ball in, no matter what. JoJo White was playing off me and I saw big (Dave) Cowens in the middle." Smith wasn't alone in the heroics department for Buffalo. Bob McAdoo scored 30 points, grabbed'17 rebounds'and came up with four steals before' fouling out late in the game. And guard Ernie DiGregorio scored 19 of his 21 points in the second half while handing out 10 assists. Then there was rookie John Shumate, who came up with a key block as time ran out. • After Smith's game-winning bucket. Boston called lime out, getting the ball at midcourt. The inbounds play went to Nelson, who got off a jumper just before the final buzzer. But it wa's blocked by Shumate. Cowens, whose tip-in tied the game at 122-all, setting the stage for Smith's heroics, led the Boston scoring with 29 points while White added 28 and Nelson 27. Warriors 128, Pistons 109 Rick Barry scored 25 points and stole seven passes to lead Golden State past Detroit and into a 3-2 lead in their best-of- seven series. " "Rick Barry is the catalyst for that club," said Pistons Coach Herb Brown. "Phil Smith had a great game too, but Barry had a great offensive night, his first in five games. He breaks you down so many ways." Smith led the Warriors' attack with 28 points! But Barry also had 11 assists and seven rebounds as Golden State marched out to a 60-48 halftime lead, then outscored Detroit 15-2 in the opening minutes of the third period to put thegame away early. Psychiatrist Gave Out Amphetamines SAN DIEGO (AP) — A University of California psychiatrist says he supplied drugs to San Diego Charger players without the knowledge or consent of the club's front office. Dr. Arnold Mandell of UC San Diego said he supplied amphetamines to the Chargers during the 1973 season, when the team won two games, lost 11 and tied one. During that season. Mandell acted as an unpaid consultant and team psychiatrist at the invitation of Harland Svare, former Charger coach and general manager. Mandell said neither Svare nor Charger owner Gene Klein knew he was prescribing amphetamines for the players. In fact, Svare had issued orders • to the team's medical staff not to hand out amphetamines. The psychiatrist said he defied the order on his own initiative and did not tell Svare or Klein what he was doing. • "I was not in their hire,' he said. "It was my own personal decision." Mandell said he did it to make certain that the players were taking pure drugs and wouldn't have to buy narcotics from street pushers in San Diego and nearby Mexico. "I saw them going toTi- juana, taking garbage. I just went crazy," he said. Mandell labeled amphetamines "crude, awful drugs," but never advised the players against taking them, saying half the players in the National Football League need them to prepare for a game. But he did. he said, warn the players to steer clear of marijuana on grounds that it would destroy ''their football-playing abilities." Mandell, who holds a degree in medicine as well as psychiatry, said he was legally qualified to prescribe drugs and that his conscience is clear in the matter. "I never prescribed more drugs than the players were already taking," he said. "I have medical records locked up and they're open to the. Board of Medical Examiners or anyone else who wants to see them." . , Klein fired Svare as Chargers' general manager this year after excerpts from Man dell's book, "The Nightmare .Season," were made public.. The book portrays Svare as a week- willed puppet of Klein. Svare has since threatened to sue the psychiatrist-author. "I just can't believe that," said Mandell. "I never intended to do anyone any harm. I just reported things as they were.. I wa's not judgmental." He also said he wrote the* book to portray Svare's "personal brand of greatness." FREE MOWER WITH THE PURCHASE OF A CASE COMPACT TRACTOR AT SPECIAL PRICES; depending on the model you select! OFFER LIMITED! 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