Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 11, 1976 · Page 18
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4C · Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Sunday, April 11, 1976 Cavs Sting Knicks 99-94, Clinch NBA Division Tie CLEVELAND CAP) -- Jim Chones poured in 21 points and led the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 99-94 triumph over the New York Knicks and at least a tie in the National Basketball Association's Central Division. The Cavaliers will have the homo-court advanl age over division rival Washington over whom they have a 4-2 edge in .the season. The" two teams begin their playoff series here , Tuesday. · After a close first half which saw Cleveland take a 51-58 lead, Cleveland stormed back to open up an 84-70 margin at the end of three periods. Center Jim Chones scored 10 points in tbe third stanza and Bobby Smith came up with 11. But New York would not give when they ran a 13-3 string up atid staged its own rally against the Cavaliers in the Masters Champion To Get .-. AUGUSTA. Ga. (AP) - A -S40.000 first prize, the same as ,-lust year, will go to the winner of the 1376 Masters Golf Cham- ,pionship, but players finsihin^ fifth through 13th will get big- ".ger purses, it was announces ^Saturday. Although this event ranks as ,one of the game's four major tests, the winner's prize monej ;is exceeded by nine events on the American pro tour this : year--not including the U.S rOpen and the PGA--and is matched by 14 others. ·" The second through fourth place finishers in today's fina Around will receive 525,000. S17. ;500 and 515,000. . The fifth-pisce finisher nil ; receive 512,500. compared with .$10.000 last year. Each position ;do\vn through 13th shows an in .crease ranging from $4,000 t. · The. 14th through 24th-place , finishers receive between $3.200 ] year. Those who made the cu . but tio not place in the ton 2 ; receive $2,00 or less dependin on their final scores. All profes ; sionals who started bul did no · qualify for the final two round {receive $1,350. 1 The total prize money is ex . pected fo be about $250 000 compared with $242.750 in 197S. Giarifs Sign \ 8 From WFL ; NEW YORK (AP) _ The Na tional Football League's Nev ; York Giants said Saturday the 1 · have signed eight players wh were starters last season fo , the Memphis Southmen of th . now-defunct World Footba League. They are tackle Mike Gib bons. 5-fooH, 262 pounds, froi Southwest Oklahoma 1 Staii guard Tom Kruyer, 6-2, 25. from Indiana; center Ralp 'Hill. 8-1. 245, from Florid AM; guard Charlie Bray, 6255, from Central Slate, Okla tight end Gary Shirk. 6-1. 22 from Morehead State; wide r ceiver Charley Hobbs, 6-3, 22 from Arizona' State; defensiv back Larry Mallory, 6-0, 18* from Tennessee State, and liin backer Frank Marion, 6-3, 22 from Florida AM. Kruyer and Bray also pr. viously played in the Canadia Football League. Broken Shoulder , .PHILADELPHIA (AP) - · Catcher Johnny Dates of Phil; ; delphia suffered a broken le: · shoulder Saturday in a horn I plate collision with Pittsburgh' · Dave Parker and will be sidi ! lined 6-8 weeks, the PhiJiie · said. : CXites suffered the injur _ when Parker, coming home c ', Bill Robinson's ninth-innin : sacrifice fly, crashed into Oate i and knocked the ball from " : grasp to score the Pirates' ing run. Gates was replaced : Bob Eoone. The Pirates won · in 11 innings. ourlh quarter. Jim Hai'iicU | cored six of i\'cw York's oints. With 1:22 left in the game Ihe ·waiters lind a 96-94 advan- ge when Smith hit o n n Icch- cal foul called against Knicks oach Red Itolzmau. T h e n , ampy Russell scored two ore points from the foul Hue. Russell had a hot hand rtur- R the second quarter--he cored 18 of the Cavaliers' 29 oints. His efforts helucd to ounlcract the torrid shooting f New York's Karl Mouvou ho wound up with 30 points. Kussell had 23 lor the contest, This i.s the first time (lie Cavaliers have won their division or have been in the playoffs in their six-year history. Lnsi year the Gvaliers beat Ncu York in the next to the lasl game of the season but a loss to Kansas City in the f i n n r Same kept them out of tlu playoffs. It was also the first time the Cavaliers were ou natiomvid. television this year and manj of the H.326 fans at the gnm. had posters critical of network scheduling of the Cavaliers. Stanley Cup Playoffs Begin For NHL's Best By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Now that the preliminary mind is over, Uie National lock^y League's four division hampions swing into Stanley ^up playoff action in the quar- er-finals which begin today. Chicago. Montreal. Boston and Philadelphia had marked ime while the rapid-fire first- ound was played involving the eight oth.er Clip qualifiers. A! Arbour, coach" of the New L'ork islanders, called the best- if-three first round "Russian roulette." And he won't get any argument on that from lh,e Buf- "alo Sabres, who play t h e slanders in .the opening game of their best-of-seven set tonight. The Sabres had to go into overtime before edging St. ^ouis 2-1 on Don Luce's goal Friday night. It was Buffalo's second straight overtime victo ry against the Blues in the playoffs. "This series was one o f - t h e :onghest the Sabres have ever aeen involved 1 in," said Buffalo Coach Floyd Smith. "It was short, but it was tough.' 1 IMPORTANT The outcome was 'importani to subsequent series matchups If Buffalo had lost. the. Island ers, winners of two straight in the opening round against Van couver, would have faced Los Angeles in the quarter-finals Now the Kings will play Boston instead. In the other quarter-fina matchups, Chicago opens a Montreal, and Toronto, a 4-0 vinner over Pittsburgh in the deciding game of their first- round series Friday night, goes igainst defending champion hiladelphia. All series begin :oday except the Toronto- PhiladDlphia matchup which starts Monday night. The Islanders and Los Ange 05 both' won (heir first-roum eries in two straight games Toronto split the first t\vi games against Pittsburgh, thei eliminated the Penguins on th shutout goaHcnding of Way is Thomas. The prospect of playing th champ ion Flyers did not unse Toronto, "If we continue to play 111 disciplined hockey we u s e i igainst Pittsburgh, 'we'll giy them a little surprise," sai Dairy 1 Sitler, captain of th Maple Leafs. "We're young 3ut we have a lot of drive an zip." Buffalo had an uphill battli losing its first game to S Louis, then staying alive wit an overtime victory in the se ond game and winning it, acai \n overtime, in the third gam The heroes for the Sabi\ were Dannj' Gare and Luc who scored the game-winnii goals, biit the star of the serie had to be - St. Louis' rook goalie, Ed Staniowski.- A year ago, Staniowski wa playing junior hockey.' Draflf by the Blues; fhe 20-year-p goalie' had played only nin games for St. Louis during th regular season. But Coach Le Boiyin decided to throw hi into t h e 1 Stanley Cup pressu cooker and the youngster r spbhded brilliantly. Slaniow's faced a barrage of 128 shots, a average of almost 43 per gam and led the Blues within whisker of a major ups against the Sabres, playoff ( nalists a year ago. Boivin said he was proud the rookie goalie and the rest his team. "They never quit. Eva shift, every guy, every gam they did what I- wanted them," he said. Pearson, Allison Head Field DARLINGTON, S.C, (AP) Five-time winner David Pearson and tJef ending champion Bobby Allison head' a 3G-car field that includes six former Darlington Raceway winners in Sunday's-20th annual Rebel 500 stock car race. Pearson, in quest of his fifth victory in six NASCAR Grand National starts this season, has made few appearances on the track since his pole position run of 154.171 miles per hour in Ihe Wood brothers Mercury. "We came in here set up to race, and we haven't had (o make one adjustment, not even turn one screw, sftice the car was rolled off the transporter," said the easy-go mg Pearson, who likes to keep pre-race work to a minimum. "The Woods have raced here a long lime and (hey know this (rack at least ES well as anyone. "We always sccnri'lo run real we f I here, a n d we're alwa ys pretty lucky. [ guess that's why we've won a few here." Pearson's key challengers appear to be Allison, who won both the Rebel 500 and the prestigious Southern 500 at t Id 136-mile oval fast sea so and Calc Y.irborough, a t\v ime Southern 500 winner, w s on a hot streak with two vi ories in his last, three races. The other former Darling! vinners-in the field are Budi Baker and his 57-year-old I her. Duck. "I fepl like I've alreai von/' the older Baker sa after he qualified a creditab 1th at 150.201 m.p.h, in a Jim )onlHvey Ford. "This is t est race car I've driven in years. "I feel real comfortable he car and I believe I coi ·un it all day'at that speed." Baker, who ended a fhn_ year retirement to drive he again, won Ihe Southern 500 1953. 1960 and 19G4. - Though Pearson's qualify! speed was 'nearly a full m icr hour faster than Allisoi 153.315 m.p.h, r u n , barely ·n.p.h. separated the ent Trumbo's Mens Store and Town Country Shop will be modeling new spring fashions at The Farmer's Daughter on Johnson Road Tuesday, April 13th during dinner. Reservations Recommended TRUMBO'S MODELS Doug Douglas J. E. McCfellond Denny Tune Ageless Ken Rosewal! Edges Eddie Dibbs In WCT Finals HOUSTON (API-Ageless ·n Hosewiill ignored six ntch points and battled back oni n 5-0 deficit In a third sot !-broaker to defeat Eddie ibbs 6-3, 4-G, 7-fi Sitimlciv to tin llic finals in the World inoiiship of Tennis (WCT| onrtiaiiicnt nt Uivcr Oaks ountry Club. "The wny things went early I lould IKIVC won, 1ml when it ot to the lie-breaker I louldn't have won," said osewal] of Ins amazing come- ick. . ' After Rosewall. despite erviug jjou"ly, had won the Bench Breaks Slump, Reds Down Houston CINCINNATI CAP) -- Johnny ench, ending a spring slum]). -acked-a three-run homer and double as the Cincinnati Reds ed Houston pitching foi ght runs En the first two in ings and went to n ' H - 7 victory 1 Salurday's nationally tele- isecl baseball game. Bench, troubled by hand in .iries, had suffered through the ·orst spring training of his ca eer with only two hits in 21'ap earances. George Foster's two-run jases-Ioaded single keyed a ive-run first inning ; explosion basing Larry Dterker off th mound when, the Reds' firs ive batters scored. Bench' homer, his first' hit of the sea on, came off reliever G-ilber tendon and staked right-hanc r Jack Billingham to an 8- nad i n ^ h e second ining. . The Astros balllcd : back to 8- on a Iwo-ruiif 1 , pinch-hit home by Leon Roberts' in.lbe^ sixt and a three-run uprising / of rookie 'reliever- Sanlo -Alcala i .he seventh: ' ·'[ But Rawly Easlwick, Ihe'Na .ional League's .co-leader^ i saves last ycar/quickly'dousec he rally-ami the'Reds, counter cd with a four-run burst, two o Joe Morgan's first home run o ;he year. The victory, gave the worl champion Reds a total, of 2 runs in their first two games o ,he. season against the Astros. The Astros took a 1-0 lead i: the first inning when Cesa. Ce deno doubled and Bob Watso singled him home. The Reels retaliated with fw runs in their half of the Urs inning, Iriggercd by Hire straight singles by Pete Rose Ken Griffey and Joe Morgan. A wild pitch by Dierkcr p u t . t h e Reds in Front 2-1, and Foster's single matte it -l-b A sacrifice fly by- Cesar Gerunimo canpad the first inning liicworks. Rose's second hit of th* game, a run-scoring single in the seventh, moved him inu a tie with Lou Brock For the most all-time hits by -d$ active major leaguer. Enos Cabell triggered the Astros' -seventh-inning comeback, greeting Alcala with a single. Cahell moved to third when C.c- deno doubled and Watson bad an RBI infield hit when he lined a glancing shot off Alcala's glove. Cliff ,i\.bnso:i doubled in a run and ;i sacrifice !iy by Greg Gross made 't 3 7. East w ick wa s s~i m mo ned with nonfi out and quickly ended the threat to get the save. AM Whitewashed AUSTIN. Tex. (AP) -- Gary Plock defeated Charles Emley 63, 7-6 in the loo singles match Saturday .and the Texas Lorig- horns went on to blank Texas AM 9'0 in a Southwest Conference tennis duel. . Gonxalo Nune/and Graham Whaling defoatr^l Emley and Tom Tourson 6-4, 6-2 in the '.op dcnnles nvitch. first set easily. Dibits Marled gelling his ground strokes in and look the second set, breaking Rose wall in the second, eightli and 10th games, Kosewalt, ll, had his 24-ycur- Id opponent down 4-2 in the Ei;il sel, but Dibbs hefd and roke Rosewall to pull even n d ' t o o k Uosewall t o , t h e firsl tatch point in the IZlh game. Rosewall escaped the first Kilch jioint on Dibbs back- and net error and Fought o[i le second with a "Forehand lacctncnl winner. Hosewall eld ami Forced the tie-breaker vhcu ' Dibbs' return of Rose- vails drop shot was long. '. In the tic-breaker Dibbs ran ip ;« 5-0 [pad niDslly on errors y Uosewall. Then the tireless ittlc Austraiian battled back lib Ibree straight points be- ore DibUs pulled 1 ^ a 6-3 ad aninge and mhlch-point. nut Rosewiill ignored the ressnre aitd won the next Com oints to sew up the ttiatch ant noye iiMo laday's finals. Late in the nvening, lo^al fa- ·orilc Harold Solomcin. a for nor Rice University star, do cated Vitas Gcrulitis 0-G, 6-2/6 . fo move opposite Rosowall it lio finals. Dual Meet Winner COLLEGE STATION,/ Te.\ JAP) -- Ray Brooks won Ih 100 and 220-yard dashes and an cbnrcd Ihe winning 440-yard re ay [.earn lo lead Texas AM tc a 7G-CO dual track meet victor' over Baylor Saturday. The Aggies won nine of the 1 events. Pirates Trim Phillies With Gift Run In 11th PHILADELPHIA (AP -- A ircc-bciso error by right fielder ( Ollie Brown, followed by Mario Mendoza's single, pro(need an unearned lUh-inning mil that gave the Pittsburgh ?iratos a 5 4 victory over the 'liiladclphia Phillies Saturday n llicir National Longue opener. Phil's reliever Tug McGraw uid. retired Richie Zizk and Diivc Parker in the llth before Rich Hobticr lofted a high tly to right. Brown, shading his eyes from the sun, let the ball fall off his glove as Hctmcr raced ID third. Mendoza, a innth-in ning defensive replacement tliun singled to tenter. Dick Allen's two-run single and - a sacrifice fly by · Brown gave the Phillies a 4-3 lead in [lie bottom of the eighth. ! A walk to Dave Parker, Hich Hcbner's doxibte and, Gill Robinson's sacrifice Ely lied it for the Pirates in the ninth. The.Pliill.ies trailed 3-1 when Dave Cash opened the eighth off Doc Medich with a single. One out later,, Mike Schmidt walked, Dave, GhistE 'replaced M.edich and walked Greg . Luzinski, then Allen -' ripped a single to center. Giusli ,\yas relieved by Ranipii Hernandez, who gave up (tie sacrifice fly to Brown. Pittsburgh's WiHfc Slargcll singled For \ run in Ihe first ;tn- 'niiiff after-, RenVn'e'Slcnnetl had opened the game with a single and had advanced to third on a pair of infield exits. : "Th« Phils,tind-it xu th'n second on a walk to Allen, an error by rgcll on Jay Jotnistotie's groundei- ami a sacrifice fly. The Pirates went ahead 2-1 in the f i f t h on Ilennie 5tciin,oLt.'s single, and made it 34 in the sixth when M-mny Snimuillcn Al Oljver . a n d . Willie Stargcl singled. Tlic Hill was th£ I.93SH1) of Stargell's majo: league career. Tech, TCU Split I.-OUT WORTH. TCX. CAP) - fcsas Tccli mid Texas Chris- inn split a baseball double- lender licro Saturday vvilh Tccli taking Ibo first gnmc 11-5 and Ilic Horned Frogs grabbing tlic second 0-5 Dong House. G-3, won Ilia opener for Tccli. Tech now '23-17 for tile aca- jou and 4-8 in conference llay. TCU is 6-15 in league play and tB-22 overall. TCU shortstop. 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