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Greenfield, Indiana
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Tuesday, April 17, 1979
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Hj then outlasted Seko to win the 83rd edition of the famous footrace for the second straight year, and the third time in five years. He is the fifth three-time winner and the first repeater since Belgium's Aurele Vanden-driessche won in 1963 and 1964. Greenfield native Harold Richey, competing in the most famous of marathons for the first time finished in 3 : 05. Richey, a 1964 graduate of Greenfield High School, began " MY ENGINE RAN WHEN IT WAS OFF I'd switch the ignition off but the engine wouldn't stop. . Instead it sputtered, rocked and coughed. Then I discovered WYHM3' SPIT FIRE. Now my lroubles are over," writes a happy user. Yes, engine "after run" can be not only exasperating but downright dangerous mechanically. So be kind to your car and yourself. Add a can of WYNN'S SPIT-FIRE to your gas tank today. Available at .. .. " ' expert Installation by . C01 G. MAIN 1- GREENFIELD 4:2-7673 MON-FRI. 7-6 SAT. 7-4 w A tScC HWf viHlaio..i..i. vS- : v A fusty running seriously a year and a half ago. Monday's race was only his third marathon. ' Bill Cavaghan, a teacher at Indianapolis Howe, posted the top time and finish among Indiana entries with a! 2: 18 clocking for 38th place. ' "This is the happiest time of all," said Rodgers, whose 2:09.27 time was 28 seconds better than his 1975 record. "Well, almost, except for my first win. I could retire, but Lee an By FRED McMANE UPI Sports Writer Bill Lee for Stan Papi. Mark it down as the biggest robbery, in Boston history next to the Brink's job. . The colorful Lee, a crafty left-handed pitcher, was a popular figure in Boston and many Red Sox fans believe 'if Lee had been left in the starting rotation during, the stretch run last season Boston would have been able to hold off the New York Yankees for-the American League East title, , Judging from the 32-year-old left-hander's performance in two starts with the Expos, it would be hard to dispute that argument. j '.; ; ' J - .V -., ;.' Lee, who pitched eight strong innings in his first start last week against T the New York Mets, stopped the Chicago Cubs on two hits Monday and bRMIFIFILJEE?; ; . j SEEHHflE That s us. We re right in your neighborhood. And because we see ' your car year around, we know what's best. Even the best exhaust" ' systems. - ' That's Walker The best money can v buy. Built to last. And we've got, coverage for domestic or import cars. , tight trucks organs. " ": ' Stop in soon '. . . at the sign of the expert.-.- : s- ma v.s? ii II I I III I ii I cut f hoping for their, second league triumph. In CSAC action Monday, Frankjrfi; Central stopped Lawrence North 5-3. (Staff photo byjim Strickland) i ; ; there is just one little thing more ' a gold medal (in the 1980 Olympic's.)" ' Rodgers, if history is any guide, will bypass next year's Boston race to train for the Olympics. Seko, the 1978 Fukuoka Marathon champ making his first Boston run, finished at 2:10.12, the third fastest time in the event's long and colorful "history. "I'm just glad I won't be Ex p o registered his first National League victory in pitching the Expos to a 2-0 triumph. The left-hander's victory came less than 2 hours after he said he was contemplating quitting baseball because of a $250 fine levied against him by Commissione Bowie Kuhn for discussing his use of marijuana with reporters which Kuhn called conduct detrimental to the game. "He told me to pay the money to a charity that he named," Lee said. "I have no intention of paying it. I guess I'll have to hire a lawyer to make' my point". ! Still miffed at the commissioner's decision, Lee went out and took his frustration out on the Cubs and came close to a no-hitter r The Cubs didn't get a hit until Barry Foote looped a short fly to right field which was ruled a single by substitute umpire John Baird, when right-fielder Ellis Valentine trapped the ball. Bill Buckner's infield single in the ninth inning was the only other hit allowed by Lee. GQGGDJGID -....-!.. ; . 1 . f Highway 40 West Ph-n3C02-5539 - "" ' cflTi:unc:i5TSw'2i rn-i Or, II Ill I ill I li II I competing against him in his prime Rodgers, 31, said of Seko, 23. Before the race, Rodgers had called the Japanese runner his- strongest threat. Rodgers' record wasn't, the only one to fall. Joan Benoit, 21, of Brunswick, Maine, won the women's race in 2:35:15, smashing the old mark by seven minutes. steal ? "Who wants a no-hitter at the start of the season anyway?" asked Lee. 'If you pitch one this early, they want you to do better and you just go downhill. , The Expos got a first-inning homer from Warren Cromartie and Gary Carter singled home Valentine with another run in the seventh inning. In the only other NL game, Houston blanked -Los Angeles, 4-0. Pittsburgh at Philadelphia was rained out. ! Cleveland edged Boston, 4-3, Chicago beat Toronto, 8-4, Detroit crushed. Kansas City, 10-4, and Oakland trimmed Seattle,' 4-2, in American League contests. Astros 4, Dodgers 0: Ken Forsch tossed a five-hitter for his third straight victory in beating the Dodgers for the seeond time in a week. Indians 4, Red Sox 3: Toby Harrah's first home ruri in a Cleveland uniform, a two-run shot in the fifth inning, lifted the Indians to victory over the Red Sox and snapped a five-game losing streak. White Sox 8, Blue Jays 4: ' Lamar Johnson and Bill Nahorodny stroked two-run doubles to highlight a seven-run seventh inning that carried the White Sox to victory. Tigers 10, Royals 4: ; Steve Kemp, Aurelio Rodriguez and Alan Trammell drove in two runs each to lead the Tigers to their win over the Royals. -A'i 4, Mariners 2: Rob Picciolo broke out of an 0-for-22 slump with two hits, " including a triple that put Oakland ahead to stay, snapping the A's four-game losing streak. - ' :3lJ5iCC3- ' li:::d t mc: Jc:r.!rro wwu- IN THE MALL AT GREEN MEADOWS - ' One town, one to go tor Greenfield-Centers undefeated golf team, yr ' - The Cougars topped 12th-, ranked Anderson 159-170 Monday in their home opener at the Greenjield Country Club. Tonight they host 3rd-ranked Warren Central. Elsewhere MondayJMount Vernon dropped . araree-way golf meet, Eastern Hancock's boys rn past! Mount Vernon and Noblesville defeated the female Marauders hi track. Golf We played well," Greenfield-Central golf coach Bob Miller said. "I just hope we can get up tonight. Dean Prange's 37 led the way for the Couga with Bill Fuller carding a 40 shman John Oakes paced erson with a 41. In the serve matcn, freshm Sellars fired a 37 for the CoUi in a 164-172 los- ing effort "We're coming along in good shape despite the weather and the fact that our home course was closed ai couple of days last week. M ) "Playing twfanked teams in a row isn't easy. I hope we're ready tonight." The Cougars enter the match with a 3-0 record. ' At Arrowhead, Mount Vernon hosted Yorktdwn and Lapel and Sports i . Hospital golf benefit June 29 A benefit golf outing is being planned by the Hancock County Memorial Hospital and the Greenfield Country Club to purchase a new piece of diagnostic equipment. John White, hospital administrator, said, "with our current expansion and the increased need for .additional equipment, the hospital greatly appreciates the generosity of the country club in co-sponsoring this event. The benefit ' will give residents of the county an opportunity to individually help with the purchase of this equipment." The benefit will be June 29th at the Greenfield Country Club. A committee, consisting of Greenfield Country Club members and hospital board members, has been formed to plan the event. - Arrowhead hosts Legion tourney Arrowhead Golf Course hosts the annual 10th District American Legion Golf Tourney May 5. Play begins at 8 a.m. with dinner following play at the Greenfield? American Legion. Trophies will be presented to winners in three flights. Defending champ is Gene Martin of New Castle Post 137. ' i ' . Entry blanks have been sent to all District 10 Legion posts and should be returned by May 1 to tournament chairman Roy Whitton, 916 Oak Blvd., Greenfield. New Castle's pavis to Butler Claude Davis, a three-year starter for New Castle's basketball team, has signed a letter of intent to attend Butler. Davis averaged 13.5 points a game for the sectional champion Trojans this year, and was all-North Central Conference. The 6-2 guard also was a first team choice on the academic all-state team. Two Evansville stars to Murray State MURRAY, Ky. (UPI Watt Davis and Jeff Strouse, two talented cagers from this seasons 's successful Evansville (Ind.) Central High School squad, Monday signed a national letter of intent to play basketball at Murray State University. , Davis and Strouse, two of four double figure scorers in the lineup for coach John Wessell, teamed to lead Central to a 20-2 record and the Holiday Tournament Championship, City championship and the Southern Indiana Athletic Conference title. Davis, a 6-5Vi forward who averaged 18.0 points and 9.0 rebounds, connected on 58 percent of his field goal attempts and 72.8 percent of his free throw tries. Davis was a United Press international first team all-state selection as a seniorxand conference. "Walt is probably one of the WesseU:(He-alsabas a good outside shot and is a very quick Player.'! Richmond signs Elkhart's Glanders RICHMOND, Va. (UPI) Dan Glanders, a 6-foot-7 forward from Elkhart, Ind., has signed a grant-uvaid to attend the University of Richmond. Spider Coach Loe Goetz Monday called Glanders "a strong forward a power player who can shoot very well. "He led an excellent high school team in both field soal arid free throw percentage and will fit very weir into our team concept while helping us to develop a top-ranked program," he said. Glanders, who ayeraged a team-high 14.1 points per game this season for Elkhart Central High School, played last weekend in the All-American Classic in Akron, Ohio, He is scheduled to appear in the Indiana-Kentucky Classic in June. V U.S. Stars win in Germany Brownsburg's Dave Tucker scored 20 points Monday - night to lead the United States team to an 83-52 win over the Netherlands in the Albert Schweitzer Basketball Tournament at Marinheim, Germany. Tucker was joined in double figures by Indiana All-Star Tom Heitx of Waterloo with 13. It was the second victory in as many starts for the U.S. team. 7 Bates Scholarship established ' ' The Marv and Edie Bates Scholarship has been established at the University of Evansville and will be awarded, to students involved in the field of sports broadcasting. Funding for the scholarship has been made tKrouh donations to -til Cassia Mriil FtHJ.Ia hosiery tf !.Irv Catci Lrea roundup proved to be a good host. Yorktown came away with a 168-189-191 victory as Lapel finished second and the Marauders third. It was a tough day for the Marauders as No. 1 man Kevin Frazier led the way with a 45. . Yorktown's Steve Curtis was medalist with a 39. The loss dropped Mount Vernon to 1-3 heading into today's jnatch at Wes-Del. Boys Track Even Bob Wampler is surprised by Eastern Hancock's auspicious start. Wampler, the Royals' veteran track coach, watched his team coast to its fifth victory without a defeat as it stopped visiting Mount Vernon 69-54. "Yeah, I'd have to say I'm surprised at the way we've come along," Wampler said. "We're running ahead of schedule.'' Doug Beyers and John Mascoe each doubled for Eastern as the hosts took nine of the 15 events. Beyers lowered his times in the mile and 2-mile, while Mascoe set a school record of .15.2 in the high hurdles. Mike Roeder doubled for in britf twice named all-city and all- finest leapers I've seen," said t And in ' i mm 1 Dean Prange Mount Vernon with victories in the 440 and high jump. "I'd attribute it to the boys working hard," Wampler said of Eastern's fast start. "They're dedicated to self-improvement. They worked hard in the pre-season despite the weather and they're keeping it up." Eastern-Hancock tries to stay perfect pi Blue River Valley Wednesday. Mount Vernon 2-2, visits Shenandoah today. To be eligible for the award, a student must demonstrate financial need and be a fulltime undergraduate student in good standing. In addition, he must show drive, determination and a commitment to moral principles. If at some time sports broadcasting at the University of Evansville is discontinued the scholarship fund will benefit student athletes in the intercollegiate athletic program, preferably baseball. Marv and Edie Bates, both graduates of the University of Evansville, have been active members of UE's Alumni. Association. Marv, also known as "the voice of theUE Purple Aces," was a victim of the Dec. 13, 1977 plane crash which took the lives of 24 UE basketball players, students, staff and firends. 500' field hits 100 INDIANAPOLIS (UPI) Seven more entries today push- ed the field for the Indianapolis 500 to a record 100, with additional nominations possible. The latest entries announced by the Speedway also included three cars from Gibson Racing, Richwood, Ohio, and from Thunder Racing, Sylmar, Calif. Wheelchair game Saturday Lawrence Central High School hosts the 3rd Annual Celebrity Wheelchair basketball game at 7:30 p.m. Saturday to benefit the Cerebral Palsy, Clinic Parents Association. Celebrities playing in the game include Indianapolis Mayor Bill Hudnut, Butler basketball coach Joe Sexson, Milan's Bobby Plump, Clyde Lee of WRTV, Indianapolis Star columnist Tom Keating and former Pacers Roger Brown and Jerry Harkness. Play-by-play chorses will be. handled by WIRE'S Ken Speck and Chet Coppock of Channel 8. Tickets are $1.50 for adults and $1 for children 6-18. Children under six are free. Proceeds go for the purchase of a wheelchair van and to supplement the Cerebral Palsy Clinic's summer camp program. Boys State Junior June 18-22 Tournament director R.E. "Buffy" Mayerstein has announced the 1979 Indiana Boys Junior Golf Championship will be June 18-22 at Purdue University. The 54th state junior is open to males .18 and under with a handicap of 16 or less. The field is limited to 248 players and no entries will be accepted after June 1. Additional information and registration for the tournament can be obtained by writing Indiana Junior Golf Association, Box 4454, Lafayette, Ind. 47903 (317-447-6174). Hayes gets five-year sentence Bob Hayes, the former All-Pro wide receiver of the Dallas Cowboys and gold medal winner at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, received a five-year prison sentence Monday for selling cocaine to an undercover officer. Hayes, 36, could be paroled in 10 months on good behavior. Hayes was sentenced in Dallas To five years each on two counts of selling cocaine, with the sentences to nui concurrently. He also received seveii years deferred probation for selling methaqualone. AlUStar ballpt nominees named NEW YORK (UPI) The world champion New York Yankees, the National League champion Los Angeles Dodgers, Philadelphia, Montreal and Milwaukee -have eight players apiece among the 144 nominees on the annual major league All-Star ballot released Monday. The ballot includes 72 players from each league, eight more than in the past. Nominees were chosen by a panel of baseball writers, broadcasters, players, "managers, general managers and public relations representatives. ' , NCAA denies Auburn request AUBURN, Ala. (UPI) - Auburn University President Harry M. Philpott said today the NCAA Committee on Infractions had denied Auburn's request to modify a proposed penalty for alleged recruiting violations. In a brief statement from the university, Philpott said . Auburn will appeal the penalty to the NCAA Council meeting - in Denver April 23-25. Neither the NCAA nor the university has revealed the proposed penalty, but the NCAA reportedly recommended a two-year probation for the football, team and one year for, the basketball team. Virginia Hall of Fame taps Brown ' f - PORTSMOUTH, Va. (UPI) Roosevelt Brown, an eight-year all-pro lineman for the New York Giants and a member ' of the National Football League Hall of Fame, will be inducted April 27 to the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame. : "Rosey". Brown, a Charlotteville, Va., nativefwas drafted by the Giants in the 27th round after graduating from ' Morgan State in Baltimore in 1952 when he was 19. In 1875, he became the : second player to earn NFL Hall of Fame membership on the merits of his line playlons. The other: was Baltimore Colt Jim Parker . . ? - op ersom Doug Beyers Girls Track Mount Vernon found the going' rugged against visiting Noblesville as the Millers ran to a 61-44 triumph. ( The visitors captured eight of the 13 events to hand Mount Vernon its second loss in three outings. , . , The Marauders visit Greenfield-Cen$raTrWednesday. Complete summaries appear daily in Scoreboard. ,-oy .sf.-?.' tut '

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