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Major League Baseball By The Associated Tress AMERICAN LEAGUE Hast W L PCI. Gil 1 0 1.000 - Detroit New -York Baltimore Milwkee Boslon Cleveland '.G67 .500 .500 .333 .000 Baltimore Fails To Hook Catfish In ABC's Opener Cliiuaga 1 0 1.000 Oakland 3 1 .750 Texas' 3 1 .750 Minnesota 1 2. 333 Kan City 0 I .000 m California 0 3 .000 2A Monday's Results Cleveland at Boslon, ppd., cold New York 3. Baltimore 0 Texas 5, Oakland 1 , Only games scheduled Tuesday's Games Milwaukee (Slalon 1-fl) at Detroit. (Bare 0-0) Cleveland (Dobson 04) at Boston (Lee 00) Chicago CGossage 00) al .Minnesota. (Blylcvcn OOJ New York (Ellis 0-0) al Baltimore (Palmer 1-0), (n) California (Hassler 0-0) at ' K a n s a s City {Filzmorris 00), (n) Oakland (Blue 10) al Texas (Barr 00), (n) Wednesday's Games Chicago at Minnesota 'Cleveland al.Boston California at Kansas Cily, (n) Oakland al Texas, (n) i. Only games scheduled NATIONAL LEAGUE · East W L Pcf GB 2 By HKUSCHKI, MSSENSOX A I' Scarfs Writer Television's Six Million Dollar Man met baseball's Threes Million .Dollar Man Monday night and the Baltimore Orioles couldn't get I heir two cents in "Lee Majors waved to me h (ore the game," Catfish Hunter SRL(L "I wanted to trade him and get a new arm." .Don't try lo rim that one by the Orioles. They couldn't do much with Hunter's old arm managing only three singles as the New York Yankees m a d e off with a 3-0 triumph to kick off ABC-TV's 16-svcck Mondaj niglit television package. In the only other major league games, the Texas Rangers trimmed the Oaklam A's ft-1 behind veteran Neisoi Brilcs and ihc Houston Astro blanked the San Francisco Gi ants 50 as .J.R. Richard, Larry Hardy and Ken Forsch sca ! tercd nine hits. Cleveland at ^Boston in ih American League was calle off by cotd weather and Sa Diego at Los Angeles in the Na onal was rained out with 56,WO on hand. It svas the Dodg- first home rainont since 967 and only their Jfccbnd since uoviug lu Los Angeles in 1958. In (rigid 411 degree Baltimore, Majors -- an ABC-TV star, ial c h -- threw out the th'sl ball .icfore Hunter took over v am: t's doubtful if the patlycako )rioles, with Reggie Jackson lack home in Arizona and- Lee May in the clubhouse nursing a irst-inning groin injury, coulc lave hil that one, either. "Same old Catfish," moanec Brooks Robinson, one of tbe many Orioles who went hitless "He's always around the plate and you gel awful anxious up there." "He's unbelievable," - . s a i t Bobby Grich, hitless in thr trips. "He's "worth, every penn he is getting." The Yanks staked Hunter tc a 'first-inning run on "Lou" Pi niella's run - producing doubl off Iloss Grimslcy and adde two unearned runs on Thurma Munson's bases-loaded single i the fifth. Tony Muser collects \vo of the hits Hunter allowed. Hangers 5, A's 1 Brilcs, pitching in u light u'n, checked h a r d h i t t i n g Oak- and on four hits and was back- d by Jeff Burroughs' Ihrce-run l o m c r oif Paul Mitchell and 'om Grmve's solo shot.ofl Mike Morris. Brilcs, a 32-year-old right- Kinder acquired from Kansas during the off-season, blanked the A's until the sev- Baylor tripled cntb when Don ind scored on Sal BandVs grounder. Astros a, Giants 0 The Giants wasted 1 numerous opportunities in the early going. Richard allowed five hits and walked seven -in 5 1-3 innings whi !c 1 lardy was touched for four hits in 1 1-3 innings. ·!'H wasn't a real outstanding performance," Manager Dill Virclon said of (lie hard-throwing hut erratic 6fooL-8 Richard, "bul'ivVial I : likcd mosl was he came back after lie was in trouble. 1 think his control problems are physical. His rhythm is bad and he still overthrows, bu L he's working it out." Cavs, Bullets Seilo Playoff Series lly THE ASSOCIATED PKKSS Not that many fans . I bought t h e Cleveland Cavaliers w n n I d cVer make the Nnlionnl ISaskel ball Association playoffs. Ant! not that many think the Milwaukee Hitchs belong thorp. The 'Cavaliers, having com plcled (lie first half of a Citidc rclla dream by winning their first 'division title with a 4933 record, go for their first filling of the glass slipper Tucsda; night when they play the Wash inglon Bullets in their besl-of seven quarter-final series. It was the Bullets, last year' Norlhwett Arkansas TIMES, Tuesday, April 13, 1976 · 7 With New Agreement Eastern Confcrenc whom (lie Cavalier Pills Chicago New York Montreal St. Louis Phil a 2 2 1 1 - t West 3 0 2 2 .667 .6(57 .333 .333 .000 Cincinnati 3 0 1.000 -- Altanla 2 I -.667 1 San Fran 2 1 .667 1 Sah ! Diego 1 2 ' .333 · 2 Houston 1 3 .250 2V Los" Ang 0 . 2 .000 VA Monday's Results Houston "5, San Francisco 0 'San .Diego 'at Los Angeles, ppd., rain Only games scheduled -Tuesday's Gamps St. Louis (Falcone 00) al Pittsburgh (Reuss Ofl) New York (Swan 0-0) at Chicago (R. Reuschet GQ}. .Cincinnati (Nolan 1-0) al At lanla (Morton 0-1), n San Francisco (Montefusco 1 0) at Houston ICosgrove 0-0), n San Diego (Strom Ofl) at Los Angeles (Hooton 00), n Only games scheduled :" Wednesday's Games . Philadelphia at Montreal New York at Chicago San Francisco at Houston, n San Diego al Los Angeles, n Only games scheduled iniii^^iiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiimiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiipiiiiiiiiiiiitiiiiiiiiimpyrL Professional Basketball Dampier Puts Colonels Past Pacers LOUISVILLE (AP) -- "We've jcen a roller - c o a s t e r cam all season hut we finally jit the lop," said Kentucky Zolonets Coach Hubie Brown. R wasn't an easy ride for U Lionels, who nipped Indiana LOO-99 on a basket by Lout with two seconds lef .0 play Monday night. Tha gave the. Colonels a 2-1 victory '-- their bcst-of-ibrce prelim: nary series of the Ahicricai Basketball Association playoffs The Colonels advance lo Ih semifinals against Ihe regula season champion Denver Nug gels. The besl-of-scven serie gfils u n d e r way Thursday nigl in Denver. Tlie other ABA scmitina scries, between the New Yor Nets and San Antonio Spurs, lied l-l. The third game will b played in Sun Antonio Wedne day night. Drown said Dampicr'a 10 foi goal was "a broken shot; th result of a broken "play/' Kentucky wa s ah eact 98-06 wElh 17 seconds left when tyiks Flynn sank a Ihrpe - opintcr from the corner £o give I n d i a n a a 99-98 c: Si "We had olanned lo feed nur . . By The Associated Press NBA Playoffs Qualifying Round Best-cf-Three Series Tuesday's Game Detroit al Milwaukee, J game . Thursday, April 15 Buffalo al Philadelphia, game Milwaukee al Defroil Brad Park May Return To Bruins; Flyers Win N B A champs, heat out by a game in the Cei Era! Division. The Cavaliers fin isbetl third last year and last i the four years before that, the! first [our in the league. In a pair of beslof-lhrc qualifying rounds, the M Yankee Bucks play the Delro Pistons Tuesday night and tl Buffalo Braves visit the Phil il elplii a 76evs Thursd ay ni gh In the oilier besl-of-Ecvcn qua tcr-fina] series starting Tuc day night, the Phoenix Suns also [irsUimcrs in the playol -- . play the SuperSonics Seattle, Al! four opening-round mate tips \VG re (ielermi tied by t ' By ALEX SA CHARE AP Sjiiu Is \ V r i ( c r Brad Park may be back in cUon wilh Ihe Boston Bruins onighl, as if they really need "m. Without Park, the star de- cnseman who has been side- irysd tar about six weeks be- net!, the Bruins routed the Los made at gamelimo by Park ami the loam physician, the Bruins said. If he does play, be will likely not Uk/3 a regular turn on defense but restrict his duties to power plays ;ifiri penalty killing. Those are Ihc areas where Los Angles was badly beaten in the opener Sunday. Boslon gol. three goals on its power teams' the final-season percent Eastern and Wcste Angeles Kings 4^0 in the o p e n - l p l a y , and the other came white ng game of their Stanley Cup was sliurlhutulcri. "We're just :dgc. SURROUNDED qtiarlei'-final scries. Park worked out at Boslon Garden Monday, and said he may be back on the ice when Ihe Bruins and Kings clash in the second game of tbe best-of- sevcn playoff set tonight. "I was able lo go full stride, ami that's encouraging," Park said. ''I can't definitely say I'll play in the second game Tuesday, but I'm going lo Los Angelas. '' The third game of the series is at Los Angeles Thursday night. The defending champion Philadelphia Flyers, mean while; began their quarter-final paries against Toronto Monrtaj niglit wilh a -M victory behim · their high-scoring !ine of Bohbj Clarke, Bill Barber and Reggii Leach. SUCOX'I) GAMES The second games of eacl scries will be played tonight with the home teams looking t firsl CJnartei'-MnaEs Best-of-Seven Series Tuesday's Games Washington first game al Cleveland, Phoenix al Sealtle, first game Thursday, Apr. 15 ' Cleveland at Washington Phoenix at Seattle ABA Playoffs Qualifying Round Besf-of-Thrce Series Monday's Result Kentucky 100, Indiana Kentucky wins series 2-1. Semifinals Beslof-Seven Scries Wednesday's Game San Antonio New York at series tied 1-1. Thursday, Apr. 15 Kentucky at Denver, game , . . . . inbqurids shot to Artts Gtl- mor'p," B row n sa id of the strategy discussed d u r i n g ' . ,, timeout. "But Gilmore u-as surrounded by a sea of Indiana jerseys and Ihe ball wound tin in Dampier's" hands." : : Dampier recalled that he "looked up and saw two seconds \verc left and I knew I .had to short it up righl then." When the buzzer sounded, he was carried From Ihe floor by shouting fans among the crowd of 5,267. Dampier ended Ihe night With 20 points, seven less than Gilmore, who also pulled in 16 rebounds. Billy Knight topped I n d i a i with 30 point. Flynn added 20 a n d Darnell Hillman h a d 1 11 was Flynn who pulled the Pacers together. - The third quarter opened with Kentucky! leading 4846. hnl - Flynn pumped in a pair of three-pointers and Indiana began to move. Late in the fourth quarter, with Flynn and Dave Robiscb firing away, Indiana took a 91-86 V?ad. Moments later, Bird AvcritL hit a pair of baskets and foltow- cd with a free throw and the Colonels led 98-96. At that point, Flynn let go with his three- pointer. Indiana Coach Bobby Leonard said bfi -was "proud of this take a 2-0 advantage. Los Ange le.s is al Boston, Toronto Philadelphia, Ihc New Yor Islanders at Buffalo and Clii cago al Montreal. Kvpn though Giiles Gilher shut out. the Kings in the serie opener, Boston Coacb Do Cherry is replacing him wit Gerry Cliccvcrs. He explain^ that he had decided before tb playoffs lo alternate goalie and the he wasn't going t change his plan. The decision on Park will b Conferences. The conference regular-season champs \\ Peace Reigns In NBA NEW YORK (AP) -- Peace ifincrt in the National Bttskct- ill Association today for the si lime in .six years following t! finalixalioi) of a four-year olleclive bargaining agrcu- cnl. ...3 agreement, announced onilay by NBA Commissioner ai-ry O'liricn and Larry Flei- ICM-, general counsel · for the aycrs association, al a joint ews conference added gcncr- usly to the players' already icralivfi financial benefits. H was the firsl time since 970, \vlicti Oscar llobcrtsoi tid .several oilier players filec class action suit against the NBA, that peace prevailed ii hn league. Emile Francis Joins Blues As Coach, oing to have to gel our power lay. working -and try to slop heirs," said Kings Coacb Bob u Iforcl. SIX POINTS The Flyers' line of Clarke. iarb/r and Leach, which piled i record 143 goals chir ing regular season, came up vith Iwo goals and four assisls I h £' victory over Toronto vhich lias not beaten ibe Fly- ?rs in Philadelphia since Dec 9. 1971 Philad/j]phin oulshol Toron 1 c 14-24, making it an easy nigh 'or Fivers goalie Bcrnie Parent, slill recovering from neck surgev which forced him to iniss most of Ibe regular season. Buffalo's French Conncclion .inc of Gil Perreaull, lieiie Hob_ r l and Rick Martin scored four goals in winning Ibe series opener 5-3, and the Tslandcrs musi contain Ibaf: unit if th.oy hope lo even things up. "Thai line is Ihc kcv." said New York's - Bob Nyslrom, "Tiie wjiy they pass the nuck and fire il . . . Ibey have great Monlreal totally on t played Chicago in their opener, winning 4-0 and driving Black Hawks Coach Billy Reay lo one of sports' most time-honored cliches: "Yon can't win if you don't scare. Reay is hopeful his team can do both tonight. have lo wait lo find out who will be their quarlcr-final foes. BEST ONE The best one in each conference will play the quah'fying- round winner. Thai will send Ihe Boston Celtics, tops in Ihe Easl, against the Buffalo -Philadelphia winner and Golcten Stale, best in the West, against -lie survivor of the Milwaukee- Detroit matchup. · Ts i match-up of contrasts Cleveland. Coach Rill Fitch's use of balance brought tlic Cavaliers tlicir first division til!e and -playoff berth. There was no real supcrslar hut, rather, blend of scoring and defense by starters Jim Chones, Jim Brewer, Bingo Smith, Jim Cleamons and Dick Snyder. Ciioncs tec [he scoring with a 15.8-point crage. Washington, meanwhile gol most of its firepower fron Phil" Chtmicr, with a 19.0 uver- ST. LOUIS (AP) - E m i l Francis, who vowed a year ag never again lo coach Ihe Ne York Rangers, has kepi h word. The 49-year-old Francis, pearing eager lo explore ne horizons, was named M o n d a y ' as couch and general manager: o f ihc National Hockey] League's SI. Louis Blues. ; "On Feb. 15 of last year E told Bill Jennings ( R a n g e r s president) 1 was not going buck behind Ihe bench," said Francis, who stepped down a third lime as New York's coach it the end of Hie 1974-75 season. "But tiiaL did not, necessarily tiean 1 would nol ccfiich igain, iis eye time and Ihhik about The Robertson suit was scl- ·d out of court two months go in .Philadelphia during Ihc l-Slnr break. It only needs lo c approved by Judge Robert Carter i[ Sonlhern District our! in New York lo be f i n a l cd. The judge is expected to e presented the papers for gning within Ihc next week. Meanwhile, O'Brien disclosed laL Judge Carter had sug- cslcd the NBA and American askelball Association explore possibilily of resolving f court another lawsuit -- Ihc BA's antitrust action againsl tic NBA. The suil is scheduled to be rtecl in Judge Carler's court on une 1, but both sides hav skcd for extensions -- thi \BA unlil June 15 and the NB. ; i n t i l September. Tlie sui ihm-ges Ihe NBA with engaging n monopolistic practices de jgned to drive competitors ou if business. Following Judge Carter's re quest for selling the ABA sui of coiirl, O'Brien said, Id anticipate hearing fron \BA Commissioner (Dnve) Busschere in IhaL context, a n y t h i n g is forthcoming ' i n Ilia area. J would relay it lo th owners of tbe NBA. The j u d g las recommended tiiaL we tall and bolh sides want lo comp' wilh the judge's wishes.. Tl potential for communicalio should b e explored." · · Should t h a t suil be settled; icrc still would he another le*! barrier blocking Ibe two agues from accomplishing "a '-discussed merger. That ould be a suit by Hie ABA l a y e r s Associalion til^d gainst the NBA. ils member; earns, llic ABA and t w o - o f its earns, tbe New York Ncls and 'cnver Nuggets. The suil chal- engos Ihc''draft and other, rfe- atcri practices lhat affect eon-- itions of ABA players. . ": The ABA often has expressed desire to merge with lh,e norc eslablisbcd NBA, but tbe JBA has been opposed. In fact, lie NBA's Board of Governors ·oled unanimously during-: the Mi-Star Game to oppose merg- ng with any other pro baske jail league. O'Brien stressed Monday '.hat be league's position on that natter lias not changed. i The scUcment. replacing one which expired last June I. ·111- creased minimum salaries from 520.UUU a year to $30,iyQ through Ihe 1078-79 season; hiked the playoff pool SoO.Qnf) ui.gl million Ibis year and S50.0DO for each of Ibe next three ycai's. and raised pension benefits from $fiO to $75 a month, effective at age 50. , - v, The NBA players already are the highest salaried alhlctcsHn spoils, earning an average-,-pE $109,003 a year. -_· Hog Tennis Team Plays AM Tonight At Rogers , . age, and Elvin Hayes, ni in.3. The Midwest was hardly what you'd call the NBA's showcase division. Milwaukee [inished wilh a 38-41 record and won over the title by Iwo games Detroit. Still, each team lias an outstanding sliooler, the .lly LESLIE SUTTON TIMES Sports Writer The Ilazorback nellers return lo Ichiban in Rogers tonight for a niaich against Texas AM i ' ' be added/a'twinkfc'ln University al 7 p.m. wilh Ihc vc ! 'I wmHeVl to lake my Southwest Confer^ lour- w r i a t ' I mrmetil less lhan two weeks wis L-nine to d o " awav ' tbe maLch against Ibis Xi inducement in the conference compclitor is an ' f a Blues siru^hblHcr's i m p o r t a n t one'· for I h e Hogs, roic'wus thoughl to have swung ^"°S/^ c ° ca ^ eT r S tlic decision for Francis, who 1|] ordfir to_come_Jn lourin i-esigiscd last week as ;K Rangers vice president three months after lie was deposed as general manager. ' M I G H T SAY' · "You might say that was Ihe reason," he said when asked if an attempt had been made lo force him behind the bench a f o u r t h lime during the Rangers' sbakcup. 'They -started Ihe rumors Bucks early in tnc year when things were going had that I would replace Ron Stcwarl," said Lackie Cites Dorm Violations , Boh Oandridgc's Fuincis, whose removal Jan. G 2L.a average, Ihc Pistons wilh Bob Larmier's 21.3 mark. Seattle and Phoenix were separated by only one game in Ihe Pacific Division's final with the SuperSonics winding up first with a 43-39 record. Fred Brown, Seattle's "sixth man," was the Sonics' top scnrcr with n iii.l average, while guard Slick Watts led the league in assists and s t e a l s . Guard Paul Westphal topped the Suns' scoring with a 20.5 club. They lost Ihe first game badly, took Ihc second one very easily and we almost pulled off a major upset here." Raney Sons Wins Tourney , HARRISON - T. J. naney.fr Sons of LilUc Rock, an independent basketball team coached by Tommy Matthews, ran off from a 16-lcam field to win an Arkansas - Missouri · I o u r n a m e r n t here Salurihiy '· night. . ', With Iiolert Birden antl ! Aimer f.ce at guards, Charles I Terry and Martin Terry at for: wards and Daryll Saulsberry at j center, Rancy beat Pepsi Cola HO 68 in the first round. Alpena i 137-82 in the second, Morris · Auction 103-80 in the semifinals 'i ami Harrison 114-105 in the : "Sa^lin Terry was high scorer I in Ihe first three gamK with ' 34, 47 and 28 points rcspec- i lively. Birdcn niul Charles I Terry had 20 points each in the ' finals. ' * , · , ! , , . Steve Price was the sixth 1 man. and nine former Mallhcws ; pupils from Harison completed : Ihe learn. Rancy. which won · the slale AAU tourney last 1 year, has never losl a fame. ; "Marlii Terry put on a ! helluva show," said Matthews. I "Nobody could slop him. j Evert Routs Hunt ; LOS ANGELES - Second' seeded Chris Evert routed Aus- · Italian Lesley Hunt 5-3, Mm i opcnlr.R round action on Hie ' $150,000 Women's Bulldog Golfers Fourth At Miami MIAMI, Okta. -- The Fayettc- villc High School golf learn fin" fourth oul of 20 learns in the Miami Invilalionat lonr- namcnl Slonday. Scoring a tola 1 of 327 points, Ihe Bulldog links- men lacked only one point for tie at second with Bartlesville Sooner and Coffeyvillc, Kan. Tulsa Memorial won Ihe tour namont with 316 points ant Andy Wall of Coffcyvillc was named the overall medalis vith a score of 75. For P'ayetteville the numbe 'our gofer Nicky Gyes shot 78. number three Mike Tayo hit an 81, Slcwart Rosso, the second spol scored 83 an( the lop-ranked player. Peic Chnrm, shol 85. Today Ihc Fayetlevillc boy: and girls teams will mec Miami al the Fayclleville Coui ry Club in a rlual meet". MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Al 1 )--A former Memphis Stale football )la'yer says there is no doubl in iis' mind lhat instances of alh- elcs smoking dope, ejiterlain- nfi women and breaking cur- 'ew occur in athletic dorms, Jimmy Lnckic, a S-fooL-8, 160- pound free safety from North Little Rock, said il was only a mailer of lime before questions were raised about the Tiger athlelic dormitory. However, he said he fell tbe athletes are unduly being singled out. Lackie, an accounting major who has given up his senior year of football lo concentrate on his studies, was referring to charges by MSU baskelbal' player Bill Butcher. The fresh man guard from Loogoolec Ind., claimed Saturday Ilia there were instances of athlete? smoking dope in Ihe dorm, en lerlaining women in Iheii rooms and breaking curfew. 'Tbe athletes are unduly ing singled out, said Lackie \nyon e who knows Ih e situ ion on a college campu ows that- these kinds i n g s , go on in every dorm ic problem is not just wit hlelcs." Tennis Chimpionships. Professiona Miller Signs REGINA, Sask. (API -- Ca vin Miller, a 23-year old defe sire end, has been signed b Ihe Saskatchewan Roughridcr the Canadian Football Leag team said ioday. The frfool-2, MO-pounii played college foolhall at Ok homa Stale and spent tasl sc son with Birmingham of t defunct World Football Leagi Butcher moved out of the orm .Monday and is presently esidinfi with a family oEI ampus. · He also allender lasses Monday, but attempts y coach Wayne Yates to mee vilh him were unsuccessful. "His room is cleaned out and ve can'L find him," said Yatcs. Yales also attempted lo min- mizc Ihe liming of Butcher's jemarks in the middle of the Tigers' recruiting efforts. "As far as the athletic department at Memphis State is concerned, the Bulcber.incidenl is closed." said MSU uthlciiu lircclor Billy "Spook" Murphy. Neverlheless, Murphy promised lighter security al Ihc athletic dorm. Bul Lackie said he feels it i ds general manager was followed by Stewart's firing and the hiring of John Ferguson to succeed both. "We committed ourselves to the hiring of a new coach," he added. "Unfortunately there was a meeting ot the minds and il was QtiClded he uus not to be given ttie opportunity lo finish llie season. "I've hired myselt as a coach a few times but I've never lired myself," Brands quipped at a news conference, vvneie he was introduced aJso as an executive vice president of the Blues' conlroling Arena Corp. T I I E 'CAT' 5-Ioot-tt rivincisV whose quick moves earned him the nickname ol "Cat" during six seasons as an NHL-goalie, had ucen in tlie Rangers' front office since hired as an assistant r in 1863. Jerry Kort John M-erritt's 71 Best Score At Ft. Smith - lly G R A N T IIAIX TIJIES Spnrls Kililor FORT SMITH -- Legend ha ,1,-aml so docs the memory Parker, that a Smith resident Paul ones once forme name shot White Returns As A Receiver Tbe. Kazorbacks welcomed back Harnabas White lo faotbull White, who started at r u n n i n g ^"c'becamLMhe clubTgencral back in 1974 and suffered a rib man agcr in 19G-1, assumed injury earlier Ibis spring tried coaching duties to go witb it out a now. position at w i d e i l n e nexl y c a r an d first stepped receiver ajpnduy. L as J oach in J96B . While White was the only- ltK lhan a y c a r lutc r he re player in a new position, others! nl , CC( , Bcniic "Boom Boom 1 H-uuricr-pai- 56 aL Fort Smit Country Club. " "I niyyed with him that day and he had four pars and : bu'dics," said Parker Monda during a Northwest Arkansa Pro-Am tournament. "He liv in Nebraska "now.". Parker and InV hither, Pe Barker are co-professionaLs he Country Club here, whci he best score Monday was '1 by Norman Merrill Fuycttcvillc. Dwjgbt Collin cjic Haggard and Sa McKinncy tAich had 72s on the 5,830-yard course. . The friendly iitlle nine-hole course also ycildcd lots of 73s and 71s, but no-one could break par. Golfers missing the-greens found themselves wilh Iricky pilch shots and eloping pulls on the small pulling surfaces. nursing various injuries. G r e g ' Koch, s t a r t i n g offensive tackle, practiced bis first contact drills of the spring aL Monday's session. Koch is slill recovering from ice surgery mid has not been able lo engage in conUu-l a l l full speed. He will probably not participate in the Ilcri-Whilel [- Ihc very nalLire of (he athletic Rangers coach, then relinquished Ihc job again "This is the best shape I h e course has been in for a long time," said Jerry Parker. \V1NN KI(S Tbe w i n n i n g team, captained Gerald.Easterling ot Spring- in the Conference, we're go^ig ha\'e lo beat AM and we f re oing to have to win by a b'ig lara'ri." V "We're capable of doilig ml," Ihl coach continued;," but p'vc been capable of 'dofng cller lhati we have all season, 'lie' nexl two days will make \ s or break us." V Arkansas plays Texas Chrisan University Wednesday; ifihl al Little Rock. "' Last week Ibe Razorbacks laye'd in the Oklahoma Cily 'ournamenl where Ihey defea- ed Southern, Illinois University ul f e l l - t o Oklahoma Stale and Oklahoma City. Despite Inc.two osscs, Pucci notwl some improvement. · in the players* J ames and made "one change n the lineup, switching nuirih«r our Peler Hawking with number six Ted Bailey, which alignmet, he will retain foi; tonight's match. · HAWKING IMPROVES : In 'Pucci"s" analysis, "Hawking is beginning to play tennis the way he is capable of playihg. He is really doing well. Bailey has had a confidence problbni for the pa si couple of weeks.- I hone tonight he'll be able "Eq i get it together and play with! '· the confidence and intensity-he i played wilh in ibe middle of ; tlie F/ason. He needs lo be 1 more aggressive." Brian Sakey, Ihe number two player, is -slill having trouble with his hack which he injured last'summer.'Said Pucci," It'g' a day to day thing. Some, days he plays realty well and others,-, when his back is h u r t i n g him, he doesn't play \velK "In every match we've bat! lately Iwo or three of Ihe guys' Imvcn'L played well and t h e oilier ones ' have, f hope .we'll all start playing b e t t e r tennis tonighl." . ,i t _ The Kazorbacks now have a 9-11 record this season. SevVm of the 11 losses have been 5 4 nialches. "We could have very, easily bad a IRA record this ·£ a r , ' ' Pucci commented. "That's whtt I was hoping for. Slill. we're laying a good foundation for next year's program and it looks as if we'll 3d some good recruits." in 1973 only to take over lhc|,| a ] c , v |ui ' a 70, had ___ . next year when Larry Popcmj Keith Whalcn shot a 78, Jim dorm setup tbal leads to Ihe possibilily of rules violations. "If you put. 100 males logcth- .r who are not .supposed lo drink or have women in and near their rooms, you arc forever going to have some who will defy those rules." he said. "The only way you could avoid it is to have armed guards." FHS Netters Advance To 13-1 Wh ile Faycllcvillc High's lennis' cam improved its glittering ccord in dual matches lo 13-1 ire Monday wilh a 7-2 viclory ·£r Springdalc. Mark Dutton played al No. singles for FIIS and overcame cott Ironside 3-G, G-l, 6-4. Mark leckcr heal Kurt Wiese of pringdale in the No. 2 match -2, 6-1. Cheyne Honored FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) Tommy Cheyne of Fort Smith he Arkansas liazorback punt er received the Chism Rcei Uvaril at the Foil Smith Qilar- crback Club meeting Monday night. The award fioes to the out- : on Saturday. Oilier injured reluming lo Ibe fold Mmirlay were I inc backer Larry Jackson, wide receivers Chris Warren -and David Con- i sins and tight end Charles Clay., Although several returned, j many are slill sidelined rlue t o | injuries. Charlie Brown, a defensive tackle who was rcd- shirted last season because of knee surgery, hurt his knee aeuin at Saturday's scrimmage " n h ll ) e £\ and w i l l - h a v e to sit out the "lakes.631 rest of spring practice. Linebacker Mike Jurecka and defensive back Howard Sampson are bolh siilfcring from David Schackleford of the wrisl injuries and it is doubtful was fired. Gossell an 81 and Clirner Young As the lOUi coach in lhe! an ^ ,f or t n e well-balanced Blues' nine-yttir NHL history, i[ 0 ursome. Francis will succeed Leo Bui-; . j Qe Durham had a 73 lo !cad lond-pJace learn lo 181 j points. Charles Fi.- Smith shot Un 85, Terry Hogue an 81 and U U S J I I . L , Gilbreth an 84 for lhal ' vin, 41, who stepped in as inter-din- scc , im coach the same day he-wasj| 0 [nis. _ _ _ _ . fired in New York. "We had a discussion morning and agreed t h a i he would continue in Ihe organization," Francis said of Boivin. "1 do hope he slays on, he- need him and want _ coach oE New York the period of a decade, group. Two learns lied for ISO points: Hickory third al Morton Hot Hitter ; YORK. Neb. -- Jim Cridcr. of FaycltevjHc, Ark., is tha second tending hitler on tha York College baseball team. Cridcr has helped York compile a 10-5 record hy h i I t i ii ^ .W with two homo r u n s . ' 12 R B I s and 15 runs. He plays first base and the outfield. " - (73), Charles Richardson (81). . ElUDY CflOl Comfoft ' f * r . * r . t-'^^nr- / T H \ n « , 1 IT IT ._ * * ^ n -t Francis 1 record was 347-209-98 Hugh (89). (JcnD Kidrier (79) and U.K. \Vesltnoreland (91); and S a i n McKinncy (72), Don Bcnz (79), Ernest Richison (84) -and Ralph f o r ' a .606 winning percentage ranking second only to Toe standing Razorback senior athlete for leadership anil is open In all Arkansas varsity team members. Cheyne finished ninth in Ihc nation last fall, averaging 43.0 yards per punt for the Hogs. He is the 12th winner of award. visitors outlasted Faycllcvillc s :avirt Gatcly G-3. 4-6. 6-3 in Hie third match, hut nick Bashor righted the licmc team at No. 4, lopping Bill Brasman 6-0, 6-0. Andy Blyhnldcr of S'iiyctlc- .Jlo pill down Bon hoy 6-3, fi.l in Hie fiflh match ,ind Jon Clements of SprinRdate defeated Sam Pitts at No. 6, 7-C. 3-6, ^ 6-4. In dcnblcs. Tom Cnker (earned \vith Hashor al No. 1 lo heal Wiesc and Siiackleford 7-5, li-fr; Dutlon and Hccbcr downed Ironside and Ivfly 6-1. fi.3; and the Faycllcvillc duo ol Mike W a l t m a n Carter Goocle bested Brasman and Clements 8-3 in a pro set. Fay/illcvillc will play Broken Arrow, Okla., al Sanulpa on \Vc(3nesday. Eckwood Selected Arkansas riinningback Jerry Kcksvood of Brinfcley is among the nation's outstanding athletes who will be the Fiesta April 26 at Named Head Coach ROCHESTER. N.Y. -- Mike Neer, an assistant basketball coach at Ihc U.S. Naval AcaoV my. ivas named head coach at the University of Rochester. announcements, Kckwood w r as am on five players named. The DERBY GAS STATION Tying for fifth places with IT) oinls were a team marie up f Gene Holt (80). Guy I.ehn 79), R.G. Larkin (79) and C.H.' IcSparlden (86): and one including Shcrm Ford (74), Ernie Ionic (82), Louis Clyma (79) ml Jery Cox (86). Ninety-four players parli- :ipalcd. The next, pro-am is at F'.iycllcville Country Club \pr. 26. , ORK, I BATHE, PI AY IK YOUR WASHABLE RUPTURE-EASER $7.95 A PJltnlld 810HI SIDE Truu ^ " so.03 : DOTJBLC ANOTHER SHIPMENT AT Dmcnloum Square ' Men's LEE Leisure Suits -- In sizes small to extra large, Regulars and Longs --

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