Reno Gazette-Journal from Reno, Nevada on October 19, 1985 · Page 12
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

A Publisher Extra Newspaper

Reno Gazette-Journal from Reno, Nevada · Page 12

Publication:
Location:
Reno, Nevada
Issue Date:
Saturday, October 19, 1985
Page:
Page 12
Start Free Trial
Cancel

jB Reno Gazette-Journal Saturday, October 19, 1985 UNR-Weber State Ruling sidelines Cornell player Football shoulder last week, or rookie Rusty Hilger would be starting at quarterback for the Los Angeles Raiders this Sunday. "The only thing that would affect us from a defensive standpoint is if they said Marcus Allen isn't going to start," Schottenheimer said. HALFBACK CURTIS Dickey, who has missed 11 of the past 12 games after minor knee surgery, was activated by the Indianapolis Colts Friday and will play Sunday at Buffalo. Dickey had been placed on injured reserve after hurting the knee in a preseason game at Chicago. The sixth-year veteran has gained 3,456 yards in the past five seasons, including 1,122 in 1983. With Dickey out, the Colts have relied on fullback Randy McMillan and reserves George Wonsley and Albert Bentley to pace the ground game. Wire service reports SYRACUSE, N.Y. - U.S. District Judge Neal McCurn on Friday upheld the National Collegiate Athletic Association's "redshirt" rule, effectively ending the 1985 football season for Cornell junior Tom McHale. In a terse, 10-page ruling, McCurn denied McHale a preliminary injunction against the NCAA and Cornell. The 6-foot-4, 260-pound defensive end sought to play this season for the Big Red although he had not been on the Cornell campus a calendar year as required by the NCAA. The national organization adopted the rule decades ago to keep players from jumping from school to school. However, McHale left Maryland after the 1983-84 school year not to play in a better program, but to enroll in Cornell's acclaimed School of Hotel Administration. He was accepted last fall and enrolled in January 1985. Cornell plays in Division I-AA, and McHale had to give up an athletic scholarship and pay the $14,000-a-year cost of rooms and tuition at Cornell to make the switch. McCurn decided against McHale's argument that he was not recruited and that his playing, therefore, "would not subvert the rule." THE SAN DIEGO Chargers Friday reactivated tight end Kellen Winslow and cornerback Terry Lewis, the club announced. Both are back from knee injuries. Cornerback Jim Rockford and running back Anthony Steels have been released. CLEVELAND BROWNS' Coach Marty Schottenheimer didn't care whether veteran Marc Wilson, who suffered a slightly separated UNR-Weber State lineups UNR offense SE Calvin Sailes (2), Jr 6-0, 180 LT Bob Brown (76), Jr 6-4, 265 tQ Greg Rea (63), Sr 6-4, 240 C Devin Pauly (59), Sr 6-2, 240 RG Randy Medler (68), Sr 6-4, 240 RT - Greg Black (74), Sr 6-4. 250 TE Scott Threde (46), Jr 6-2, 218 QB Eric Beavers (10), Jr 5-10, 175 RB Lucius Floyd (31), So. 6-0, 195 FB Charvez Foger (32), Fr 5-1 1 , 205 WB Thai Ivery (1 9), Sr 6-1 , 1 90 UNR defense LT Elston Ridgle (90), Sr...... 6-6, 245 NG Bill Bonsall (55), So 6-0, 230 RT Tyler Carbone (66), Sr. 6-3, 235 LOLB Mark McVeigh (67), Sr 6-4, 225 SILB Scott Lommori (33), So 6-2, 225 WILB Mike Dixon (51), Sr. 6-0, 210 ROLB Henry Rolling (43), Jr 6-3, 210 LC Patrick Hunter (13), Sr 6-0, 190 FS Brian Kaskie (48), So 5-11, 175 SS Daryl McCoy (24), Sr 6-0, 195 RC Joe Peterson (25), Jr .....5-10, 180 Weber State offense SE Ken Sanders (12), Sr ...5-10, 176 LT Andre Lewis (76), Sr 6-4, 250 LG Brian Ramsey (70), Sr 6-3, 248 C Randy Brown (64), Sr 6-2, 246 RG Craig Dumity (62), Sr. 6-2, 252 RT Phil Sotomayor (72), Sr 6-2, 262 TE Craig Slama (80), Sr 6-2, 214 QB Dave Stireman (2), Sr 6-0, 200 HB Freddie Cook (27), Sr .....5-11, 182 FB Willie McDonald (20), So. 6-2, 203 FL Davey Davis (6), Sr 5-9, 170 Weber State defense WOLB Mike Lee (46), Jr 6-2, 220 LT Pat Johnson (98), Sr 6-1, 245 NG Saia Pope (96), Sr 5-10, 250 RT Doug Orr (60), Sr 6-3, 240 SOLB Mark Russell (42), Jr 6-4, 235 WILB Mike Powell (44), Sr 6-0, 215 SILB Joe Long (55), So 6-1, 217 RC Darryl Pollard (26), Sr. 5-11, 183 LC Junior Crockett (9), Sr .5-10, 162 SS Gilbert Vasquez (32), Sr 6-0, 190 ' FS Wade Jacklin (40), So 5-10, 170 WHERE: At Mackay Stadium, today at 1 p.m. From page 1B Weber State's defense is not nearly as strong as its offense. The Wildcats rank seventh in the league in scoring defense (28.4 points per game) and last in pass defense (277.6 yards per game). Part of the problem is that Weber State has played four straight passing teams in Eastern Washington, Portland state, Montana State and Idaho. With typical humor, Weber State head coach Mike ttice said, "We're not No. 1 in the country in defense, we re No. 1 in Ogden (Utah). We're improving. We nave a hard-hitting, aggressive defense. You'll be surprised. You'd think we were a bunch of cream puffs, but I don't think we're as bad as the stats indicate." "Their defense is playing a lot of man-to-man coverage with a lot of defensive back personnel in there," Ault said. "Of the films we have, they played their best defensive game last week. (Linebacker Mike) Powell is the obvious leader." Last week at Ogden, Weber State suffered a heartbreaking 31-28 loss to Idaho, which leads the Big Sky at 3-0 and 5-1. The Wildcats were driving for a possible go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter when split end Davey Davis, unmolested, fumbled on Idaho's 35. Earlier in the game, Idaho scored on a 66-yard punt return by Brant Bengen after Bengen appeared to be down and on a 46-yard field goal by Brian Decicio that bounced over the cross-bar. "I thought we played pretty well well enough to win, but we didn't," Price said. "We were unlucky. That's the first time I've ever used that excuse in a loss, but I might as well." Price admits he fears a letdown against UNR. "It will be interesting to see how the players react," Price said. "They've been up for three weeks in a row. We haven't had the greatest practices this week, but I'm confident that the players will come back. Reno's gotta get ready for us." Ault, in turn, is looking for four quarters of solid play from UNR. The Wolf Pack led Eastern Washington, 31-3, with one minute left in the third quarter last week before winning 31-25. "We've really emphasized that this week," Ault said. "We certainly haven't come close to peaking yet. We look at that very positively." Basketball THE NEW YORK Knicks have signed New Jersey Nets star forward Albert King to a National Basketball Association offer sheet, the New York Post reported Friday. According to the newspaper, the free-agent forward agreed to a multi-year contract worth $600,000 a season. The Nets reportedly will match the offer. If the Knicks did sign King, he would join his older brother, Bernard King, who currently is on the Knicks' injured list. CANCEL THE GREEN size 16s. The Boston Celtics are back to basic black. The NBA team has switched shoe colors after 17 years of green sneakers because too many different shades of green were showing up on the court. "Why black instead of green or, say, purple? It's a basic color and it goes with everything," said David Zuccaro, spokesman for the Celtics. The shoemakers that pay the players to wear their brand-name sneakers evidently could not agree on the color of Celtic green, head trainer Ray Mel-chiorre said from Los Angeles Friday, the day after a 128-124 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers. Wire service reports Nebraska slaps team, Iba for holding early practice LINCOLN, Neb. The University of Nebraska said Friday that its men's basketball team broke a National Collegiate Athletic Association preseason practice rule Oct. 7. The school said in a news release issued at noon that it has barred head coach Moe Iba and his assistants from attending team practice for five days. The action stemmed from a story in The Daily Nebraskan in which the student newspaper said it made tape recordings of Iba and assistant Randy Cipriano shouting instructions to players in a campus gymnasium on Oct. 7. NCAA rules prohibit coaches from running team practices before Oct. 15. Iba denied any wrongdoing. He said he was only putting his players through running drills, which the NCAA allows before Oct. 15. Athletic Director Bob Devaney also ordered Iba to issue a public apology to the university and "the university community," the release said. Sheehan hopes Vegas stop pays off Golf finished the second round of the $300,000 Pensacola Open at nine under par Friday as first-round leader John Cook slipped into a group of four golfers a stroke behind the co-leaders. CARQUEST BATTERIES Attention Homecoming Fans LAS VEGAS Patty Sheehan returns to her good-luck city of Las Vegas seeking a third straight big-money golf victory when she competes in the $100,000 J&B Gold Putter Award Playoff starting Saturday. Sheehan, a graduate of Wooster High School, defends her putting title on the greens of the Desert Inn Country Club and Spa, where there is a $50,000 winner's purse in the two-day competition. After winning the playoff last October, Sheehan returned to the Desert Inn in April and won the J&B Scotch Pro-Am and its $30,000 first prize. Only 16 members of the Ladies Professional Golf Association qualify for the putt-off the 385 AMPS - FITS MOST U.S. AND IMPORT CARS defending champion, the seven with the lowest putting average, the seven leading birdie-makers and the golfer with the most eagles, this year Betsy King with 10. Sheehan said she doesn't have a special preparation strategy. "It's mostly a matter of staying relaxed," she said recently. "There's really not much you can do. You can't force it. You try to put your best stroke on the ball and let it go. I don't think there is any way you can prepare." GIL MORGAN and Scott Hoch ST) (0195 WITH TRADE-IN i i Stop by Sec C, Row 15, Seat 11 and express your condolences to John Brinnard on his last day of being "49". m i WRQOEST Keystone Auto Parts West 4th & Vine Sportsmen Center 329-0894 LP I Marlite Walltlle Furnished & Installed Most tub areas UNDER M59'5 Remove old cite & plumbing Replace with new wall tile Reinstall plumbing Clean up complete job 0U U mm On College Football Games KENS WALLB0ARD & WALLTILE B ucCorarf Q)A.Q171 Call 2199 - u m m anytime' Every Sunday at 4:30 p.m. on KOLO-TV, Channel 8 This week's show features Flaming Gorge w MacKinaw Shakespeare Ugly Stick, 6'6", 2-piece graphite rod with Sigma 040 reel. A shore and light trolling system ideal for Pyramid, Davis and Frenchman's. V Reno's most liberal Teaser Card. AV NFL and College Games. 4V Vz points - no ties. HORSESHOE CLUB'S gold rush SPORTS BOOK CAI E am 00 Brought to you by: MARkFOREMSTRlkEL. 490 KIETZKE LN., RENO (Between Mill & Second St.) "AT THE SIGN OF THE ELK" RENO'S 1STOP FAMILY SPORT SHOP Plfintvnf FRFF Mon Thurs 8-6 Friday 8-7 ftatiirrlau ft. A PARKING! OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK Sunday 8-5 After Hours & Weekend 12 schools in stock complete in-house emblem and letter service 3-5 day delivery group discounts Boys starting at $85 c F 5c Si8n UP for our $10.00 Football MILL. 1 1Mb contest. $ 16,000 in Prize Money! Emergency Care Custom Design Sparks, NV 89431 331-2766 111P Dr. J. Michael Johnson, D.C. Chiropractor Routine Office Hours for Emergencies Saturday Evening Sunday Morning Sunday Evening Call 322-5704 LEWIE Regular Office Hours Mon-Fri 9:00 - noon, 2:00 - 6:00, bat 9:00 - noon 1665 Lakeside Dr. Between Mt. Rose & Plumb. FAST FOOD MANAGERS Unique opportunity for two couplespartners to run their own quality fast food operation. Specialty foods considered. Earn 100 of all profits, plus, $ 1 0OO per month. Prior experience and ability to work within company rules and regulations required. Qualified persons may send resume in confidence to: Management Personnel P.O. Box 5219 Reno, NV 895 13 ADVERTISEMENT i?sL i?s H&R BLOCK OFFERS TAX COURSE from Tucson! WEDNESDAY THRU SUNDAY STARTING AT 7:30PM, WITH QUINELLAS AND TRIFECTAS ON ALL 13 RACES! THOROUGHBRED RACING DAILY AND NIGHTLY Thousands of people are learning the skill of income tax preparation from H&R Block and are earning money as income tax preparers. H&R Block, the world's largest tax preparation service, is offering a basic income tax course starting Oct. 21 with morning, afternoon and evening classes available. During the 13-week course, students will study all phases of income tax preparation and receive actual experience in preparing individual returns. Experienced Block instructors will teach current laws, theory and application as practiced in Block offices nationwide. There is a classroom discussion on each tax subject and practice problems at every level. Courses are programmed to teach students increasingly complex tax problems as study progresses. Students will find the course both interesting and challenging. Courses are ideally suited for people who want to increase their tax knowledge and learn how to save money on taxes or who are looking for a rewarding career. No prerequisites are required to enroll. Qualified course graduates may be offered job interviews for positions with Block. Many accept employment with Block because of the flexible hours available. However, Block is under no obligation to offer employment, nor are graduates under any obligation to accept employment with H&R Block. One low course fee includes all textbooks, supplies and tax forms necessary for completion of the course. Certificates and 7.5 continuing education units will be awarded upon successful completion of the course. Registration forms and a brochure for the income tax course may be obtained by contacting the H&R Block office at 803 West Fourth, telephone 786-8868. SILVER CLUB ' 10TH&B STREET IN SPARKS Only at WCaxnoHoM

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 14,500+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Publisher Extra Newspapers

  • Exclusive licensed content from premium publishers like the Reno Gazette-Journal
  • Archives through last month
  • Continually updated

Try it free