The Salt Lake Tribune from Salt Lake City, Utah on March 27, 1975 · Page 29
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Stein Erinksen >H ...IV S*H Lake Tritmae, Htursday, March 27, 1975 Sports Calendar Tribune Meet Set Saturday Steeped in tradition, The Salt Lake Tribune presents its 26th annual Sid Classic at Park City Saturday with 230 of the region's finest racers participating in the giant slalom invitational. ' Racing order for the meet will appear in Friday's Tribune. The Tribune has assigned 1964 Olympic medal winner Jean Saubort to chart the course and she'll be doing that Saturday on Payday Run. Another tradition that The Tribune wiil retain will be having Ray Miller of Ogdcn as forerunner of (ho race. Traditionally skiers who won the classic 10 years ago come back. Ray was a I964-65-6C winner and a three-time Junior National champ. Also forerunning will be Stein Eriksen, director of Park City resort and Phil Jones, ski school director, who will forerun the Capsule Classic, the race-within-a-racc for the pewee classes. Heading the timing crow for the race is Jack Wilson and the group includes Ned Warnock, Dick Ure, Bob Springmeyer and Dr. Stan Netf. Starting the skiers will be Ray Langston, Keith Dibble, Larry Higgins and Ernie Anderson. Kan Mompolh'er of Park City svill also work with timers. The race will begin al 11 a.m. and 27 trophies will be awarded racers finishing in the top three spots in the Classic's nine divisions. Coming Events The Golden Spike Marathon will be held May 10 at 7 a.m. in Corrine. The race will cover the traditional 2$ miles, 385 yards. There will bo five divisions plus women's, 19 and under, 20, 29, 30-3E), 40-19 and/W-above. —Bob Feller, one of baseball's all-time pitching greats, will be featured speaker at the annual BYTJ Cougar Club banquet April 9 in the Wilkinson Center. Special awn-els will be presented BYU coaches who won WAC titles in the past year. The banquet starts at 7 p.m. —The Easter Sand Rally will be held Saturday and Sunday at Jericho, 26 miles southwest of Eureka on the sand dunes. Heritage Golf Classic Jack Nicklaus, Johnny Miller, Lee Trevino, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player aro all gathered at Hilton Head, S.C., for the Heritage Golf Classic which starts Thursday. Those five greats along with U.S. Open winner Hale Invin and millionaires Tom Weiskopf and Bruce Crampton, head up the strongest fiek! probably ever assembled for a regular tour event. Miller is the favorite for the £10,000 first prize. The World of Sports Wolf pack Cage Ace A.P. Player of Year Tribune Wire Services The Associated Press' 1975 college basketball player of the year is doing his tiling on a barnstorming trip " '~ through North Carolina. David Thompson, the b-4 North Carolina State great, and his teammates are packing them in on the tobacco farming town circuit at $2 apiece. And Thompson, the llth child of a poor black janitor, is the star of the show. Thompson was named player of the year for the second straight year, joining the select company of Jerry ._, _. Lucas, Kareen Abdul-Jabbar and Bill David Thompson Walton in that category. Coaches on Move Idaho State University basketball coach Jim Killingsworth said Wednesday he plans on coaching a team in Puerto Rico this summer. Killingsworth, whose Bengals finished second behind Montana in the Big Sky race this year, will coach the Sanrurce entry in the Summer League from which Puerto Rico's 1976 Olympic team will be chosen. Among Killingsworth's players will be Bengal guard George Rodriguez who started 55 consecutive games at ISU. The Bengal ace is from California but is of Puerto Rican descent. —And in Provo, BYU gymnastic coach Bruce Morgenegg resigned two days after being named WAC coach of the year. Morgenegg said he is accepting an administrative job and probably will return to Columbia University for a doctoral degree. LaVon Johnson and Greg Sano will share coaching duties next spring. Football A suit has been filed against Philadelphia Eagles defensive back Artimus Parker in an attempt to recover $14,000 in welfare payments paid to his ex-wife and their three children. The action filed in Sacramento Wednesday asked that Parker repay tha county for the benefits from 1966 to last month. —Bill Hickey, a former assistant coach at Notre Dame and Colorado State has joined the Army football staff. —Temple University will play all six of its 1975 home games at Philadelphia's city-owned Veteran Stadium instead of the aging Temple Stadium. Basketball The University of Richmond has signed Paul Webb, national junior college scoring champion at Hiwassee in Madisonvilie, Tenn., to a grant-in-aid. ; The 6-3 guard averaged 35.9 points last season.—Dave Markey has been named head basketball coach at Mercyhurst College in Erie, Pa. —Dean Smith, North Carolina coach, has been named head mentor of the 1976 U.S. Olympic basketball team. Around The World In Brussels it was announced that the European Professional Basketball League has cut its scedule by 10 games and will conclude play at the end of the week. The ! three top teams, the Israeli Sabers, Belgium IJons and ' Swiss Alpines, will compete in the playoffs in Israel i staring April 3. ^ :• Jeff Spafford, Robert Ziff and Jim Spafford, from left to right, model some of {he racing bihs for use in The Salt Lake Tribune's 26th Ski Classic giant slalom race on Park city's Payday, Saturday. Chuck Wepner Wants Ali Rematch CLEVELAND (AP) — Chuck Wepner headed home Wednesday as a hero to liis fans, still growling that he wants another chance at Muhammad Ali and contending that "the only thing he landed on me was the job." With dark glasses hiding the 19 stitches hi three cuts about his eyes, Wepner breakfasted late and quietly, then flew to Newark, N.J., where a crowd of well- wishers was to welcome him. A spokesman said the battered challenger had received scores of telephone calls since the fight from fans "who proclaim him a national hero." "Sure, I want another chance at him," Wepner said, crediting "great condition" with enabling him to survive all except the final 19 seconds of his bid for the world heavyweight boxing crown. Another Shot But the former Marine from Bayonne, N.J., said that if he gets another shot a Muhammad Ali he wants a better chance to fight his own way. Until then, Wepner expects "offers from Europe," his manager, Al Braverman, said. Braverman said he didn't know yet who Wepner's opponent may be or when the fight may be scheduled. "It'll be whoever they designate as their champion, the European champion," Braverman said. Dazed and Bleeding Wepner, dazed and bleeding, was struggling to return to his feet when referee Tony Perez stopped the fight in die 15th round, declaring Ali the winner by a technical knockout. Wepner contended that Perez had intervened too quickly all evening and "kept breaking us up." "My hands were free, and I told him a couple of times, 'Let us alone, let us fight,' but he kept coining in too fast," Wepner said, referring to the times he pummeled Ali while the champ lay back on the ropes. Every- Time "Every time we fought on the ropes I got the best of it," Wepner said. "I don't want to fight the guy in the middle of the ring; he's faster than me." It was Ali's jabbing left which did the damage, and it was Ali's quick dancing mat left Wepner frustrated, the challenger said. "His jab is so fast," Wepner said. "I couldn't get away from the job, and he's moving away all the time. Pretty Boy ''He's a pretty boy. He wanted to stay out front; he doesn't want to trade one for one. WHEEL ALIGN "And I don't want to do it that way. I even waved to him a couple of times, 'C'mon and fight,' but he only fought 30 or 40 seconds a round." He said his conditioning kept him on his feet through most of the fight. "I was in the greatest $ 5 QQ OO Uort UortCart : M tftd Torstan 8»fs Extn GILL'S TIRE MARKETS 523 So. 300 WM) ' 322-1391 5ttiSo.&300Wwt 5214304 condition of my life," the liquor salesman said. "This is the first time I've been able to train full time in 11 years of boxing." Gone Route He contended that he could have gone the route if Peres had not been so fast. "It was just complete exhaustion that I more or less fell down," Wepuer said of the finale that found him rubber-legged, glassy-eyed and hanging on the ropes. "I looked up at the clock and saw there was 22 seconds to go." Anthony Captures Lead In U.S. Bowling Open GRAND PRAIRIE, Tex. over 233. Since the 1975 cam-- <UPD — Earl Anthony, bowl- paiga got under way, A*- ing's hottest performer the thony has been rolling at a 330;• last two years, Wednesday clip- Should he maintain"flu*: moved into first place as 80 pace, he would • ecbpi* hi»t bowlers in the $100,000 BPAA own single season fecofd of 1 U.S. Open Bowliug Tourna- 219-plu? created last year. "^ ment. . WMe Anthmy held a toot ." The tall southpaw from manding lead of 189 pin* tnrer Tacoma, Wash;, who has won his closest pursuer oo the eight tournaments since last early squad, still out on the season, dropped another 1,830 lanes was Gary Dickinfcjo,., pins in the third eight-game Fort Worth, whose 246 aver- block to run • his overall pin- age has been tops sioca play fall to 5,605, an average of began. 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