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Major League Baseball OnraillP!l[l]!lll!!ll]n!lll!!DI!ljl!!lillll!!!llH!DIIDil!n!|[nt By, The AssacliiEctI Press A M E R I C A N LEAGUE Essi ; W f. 1 I'd. GB Neiv York 3 1 .750 -- Milwkce 2 1 .067 « Boston 2 2 .500 ' 1 Detroit 1 1 .501) 1 Baltimore 2 3 .-loo IV! ' ClcveliiiicI 0 2 .000. 2 r Wcsl . · Chicago 2 0 1.000 \4 r Texas 4 1 .800 ·-- ( Oakland 3 2 ,500 · 1 ' 1 Kan City 1 1 .500 1(4 Minnesota 1 3 .250 . 2',4 California 0 . 4 . .000 3 1 4 Tuesday's Results Milwaukee 1. Detroit 0 Boston 7. Cleveland ·) . .Chicago 4, Minnesota 1 New ^ ork 7, Baltimore 1 . Kansas City 7, California A Texas 3, Oakland 1 Wednesday's Games Chicago (Wood 1-0) al Minnesota (Decker 0-1) . -· .Cleveland (Bibby D-D)- at Bos- Ion. (Jenkins 0-1) California (Tasana 0-1) at Kansas City (Leonard 0 0 ) , (n) Oakland (Blue 1-0) al Texas (Perrj 1-0), (n) Only games scheduled · . . Thursday's Games Minnesota at New York Chicago at Boston California al Kansas City, (n) Only games, scheduled NATIONAL LEAGUE East W I, Pel GB Pills , 3 0 , 1 . 0 0 0 Chicago 3 1 .750 f t ; New York 2 2 .500 1'A' Montreal 1 2 .333 - 2 St Loms 1 3 2-0 IVi Phlla 0 2 000 2V4| West · Cincinnati " 4 ' 0 1.000 -Atlanta .2 · 2 , .500 2 Sari Diego 2 2 5 0 0 2 San Fran ':' 2 2 , .500 2, Houston ' 2 3 .400 '214 L o s A n g 0 3 .000 3 1 4 Tuesday's Results Pittsburgh, H. St. Louis : 4 Chicago 5, New York 4 Cincinnati 6, .Atlanta 1, Houston 2, San Francisco 1 San Diego' 8, Los Angeles 5 Osly games scheduled Wednesday's Games Philadelphia (Lon'borg-O-O)" at Montreal (Rogers 0-1) New York (Beaver 1-0) at Chicago (Rurris 0-1) San Francisco (Caldwell 0-0 or. D'-Acquisto 0-0} · at Houston (nierker 0-1), (n) San Diego (Jones 1^0) at Los Angeles (Sulton 0 1) (n) OnH games scheduled .Thursday's Games ..St. -Louis 'at Pittsburgh Philadelphia at Montreal New York/at Chicago Cincinnati at Atlanta, (n) Only games scheduled Professional Basketball OEDJiiniiEmiiiniiiniiiiriiinraitDnininiiJiiniiiniiinniEEiDi By The Associated Press NBA Playoffs' Qualifying Round Besf-of-Three Series Tuesday's RcsuUs Milwaukee. HO. Detroit 407, Milwaukee leads scries 1-0. Thursday's Games Buffalo at Philadelphia,' first game Milwaukee al Detroit Quarter-Finals ' Bcst-oI-Seven Series Tuesday's' Results -WashinRlon 100, Cleveland 95 Washington lends serips 1-0. Seattle 102, Phoenix 99 Seattle leads series 1-0. Thursday's Games Cleveland at Washington Phoenix at Seattle ABA P l a y o f f s Semifinals Bcst-of-Seven Series Tuesday's Games No games scheduled Wednesday's Game ,New York at San Antonio series tied 1-1. Thursday's Game Kentucky at Denver, firs game r:;ni::iii; 1 ]ii : ":ii.ii:![ : :!i r ';i. ! i:-" ! !::'.ii-"ii:' 1 !.":;!i'"iii.' Pro Hockey .IMilBllllllMllililllBllBIIIBIBlllinillllllilllltll! By The Associated Press NHL rlnolls Quarter Finals Bcst-ot-Scvcn Series Tuesday's Results Los Angeles 3. Boston 2. OT series lien* 1 I Philadelphia 3, Toronto 1 Philadelphia leads series 2-0. Buffalo 3, New York Island ers"2. OT, B u f f a l o leads serie 2-0 Montreal*. Chicago 1. Men Ireal leads series 2 0 Thursday's Games Buffalo al New York Island Philadelphia at Toronto Montreal at Chicago Boston at Los Angeles W1IA 1'layoffs Preliminary Hound BcsUif-Fivc Scriels Tuesday's Results PhOGitlx.6, San Diego 4. Phoe nlT leads series 2 1 Thursday's Game Quarter-finals Besl-of-Soven Series Tiirsilay's Games No fames scheduled Wednesday's Games Winnipeg at Edmonton, Wi nlneg leads series 2-0. Quchec al Calgary, Calgar leads scries 20 Thursday's flames No games scheduled Meiter Tops Pa run 'man Karl Meilcr upset Itiir .seeded Onny Panin of Nc Zealand 3-6, fi-2. f-2 In a n«" ~t«r-f!nnl match in tiie Mona .International Tennis Tonrn ment. Reds An. For Edrl) By FllED ROTHENBERG' [ Al' Sports. Writer . . , As a bicentennial gift to the ation, the, Cincinnati Ileds and he Pittsburgh Pirates are 1 try- ? i to lock up.-their'respuctive 1 Kimanl races by July 4. . . - . J 1 World champion Cincinnati, cknamcd "The Big Red Ma- hlne." is undefeated in four , nmcs, while '· Pittsburgh; dul^ [ icd "The -Lumber Company" is ; -U in its pursuit of still another National League Easl litlc. ' ·H may be too early to con- ede these Iwo powerhouses , licir division titles, bul with | ime. (hey may only get teller. ' I ain'l ^surc we'll win · il." j »iid Cincinnati Manager Spar- cy. Anderson, "but whoever ( Joes tetter [lay like hell be- , :ausc we'll play pretty good. I *, hink ... it's a better team than asl ycarv".'. ^. - : "We'll' be doing the same hings. and we'll be in the 'see," said Pittsburgh Manager . )annv Murtaugh. On Tuesday, the Piraics rap- led out 13 hits en ro'ite to a 144 romp over the SI. Louis Cardinals, and 'the Reds snapped a H lie with five runs in the eighth inning to down the At- anla Braves 6-1, pushing their d Pirates / Division Diir-game.run'procluction lo 39^ I CUBS WEN . KIscwhere in · the National c agin?, . Ihe Chicago Cubs * clgcd Ihe New York Mols 5-4, f le Houston Astros nipped, the ' an , Frunci.sco Giants 2-1, and J IG San Diego Padres beat the l *os Angeles Dodgers 8-5. Issuing walks to "The Lum- ^ er Company" 'is, like volun- r arily walking' the plank. The c ardinals sank their o\vn ship y K^'ing Ihe Pirates 12 free * asses. ' And when the Pirates weren't valking, they wore swinging rom the heels", especially Dave Barker, who homerAl and i nocked in five runs. ; St. Louis starter Peie Fal- E one gave up five walks in the \ .econd inning and the Pirates apitaltzed for five r.ms. For most of. the Reds-R raves amp, Ihe Famed Cmcinnali i CMvcr'was dormant. But Cesar : jcronimo's ecight-inniiig RBT ingle broke a tie and started i ho Ilraves' downfall before 37,73 fatis, Ihird largest opening- ·righl crowd since the ctub Tioved to Atlanta It years ago. Pinch-hitler- Bob Bailey and Pete Rose each followed with *un-scoring singles before Ken Jrjffey drilled, a two-run single In Opening NBA Playoff Games Bucks, Bulk By FRANK BROWN . 'AP Sports: Writer The tears thai bad .welled in us L\CS only.- days ago were one For the time being, any- a\ Coacb f.arry CosUillo of the (Ill«aukee Bucks -- battling or' his job and his tearti ^- ould enjoy his club's victory 1 is e opening game of, Ihe Na- onal .Basketball Association's ester n' Conference quarter-fills. : ' , ... Only, hours before the game, o s l c l l o . ' h a d heard .majority ockholder, Jim Fitzgerald say hat he :WOUld recommend thai us coach 'be rchired --'despite l e a t i g r y rumors -to Ihe.con- rary,' the . ones - that : had jrought . Cpstello near - t e a r s hen ttie regular season ended unday. · , 'The .most 'important thing as winning tonight," Costello aid I'uesday night after.' .the ucks' 110-107 triumph over the etroit , , Pistons: "ft (Fitz- ierald's 'statement), was -nice, Jt I'll .be a lot: more .satisfied its, Sonics Po when we eliminate'. them (the Pistons) -- . i r : w e can."., I.Coslcllo's goal may 'well he reached if Gary Brokasv continues the play that helped lift the Bucks past Ihe Pistons. The second-year guard scored 38 points and got Detroit ptav- maker .Eric Money into foul trouble after just 4:33- of , Ihe first period. In Ihe NBA playoff quarterfinal openers Tuesday night, the Washington Bullets topped the Cleveland -Cavaliers 10055 and Ihe Seatlle SuperSonics nipped the Phoenix Suns 102-99. Brokaw scored nearly 28 points above his regular season average and added five assists, three rehounds, a steal and a blocked shot. ; Bob Dandridge added' 21 po nts and Brian .Winters 18 for Ihe Bucks; Bob Lanier had 25 for the Pistons, who face elimi- nafion if they don't win in Detroit Thursday night. . Bullets, 100, Cavaliers 95 Elvin Hayes scored 28 points Aiming Titles ) right. ' , . ' · ' Cubs 5, Mcls 4 Manny Trillo tripled and cored when Mels centerfielder rucc Boisclair hesitated on ick Monday's two-out nlnlh-in- ing pop f l y . which fell in for le game-winning hit. Jerry Morales was Ihe Cubs' tttiiig star \viih a pair of two- un homers. The Mels left a lun-record 15 men on base. The game was played before record opening-day crowd ol 4,818 at Chicago's Wrigley ^ield. Astros 2, Giants I Consecutive run-scoring sin- les by the Astros' Skip Jnlze nd Roger Metzger in the scv- nlli. inning were enough lo vilhsland ttiree Houston errors n the eighth inning. Padres 8, 'Dodgers 5 ' Dave · Wintield slugged a rand-slam · home run t o - h i g h - ight a seven^run' seventh i n n i n g hat vaulted San Diego past IMS inge es and ended Dodger litcher B-jrt Hoolon's 12-game vinning streak. Hoolon hnd no ost since July 10, 1975. The loss was the Dodgers' turd straight and it came be- ore 52,703 fans, the largest spcning crowd in Dodger SEa- Jium history. ' . ' ; · ''· stWins and helped'Washirigton hold of a ate Cleveland rally to take he Eastern Conference semi- fina opener. ' Jim Chones led Cleveland scorers · witti ; 23 points asd Campy - Russell came off the bei.ch to add IS. -··',. ; \ . '.SilperSinUs' 'iOi,' Suns 99 Fred Brown scored 34 points in "a super game," according to Seattle' Coach Bill Russell, to lift the Sonics ' past Ihe turnover-riddled Suns. "He -losl control ; ot .himself less: than anybody else out there," - . said Russell, who aiided, "f or once (heyletm e added, ''for once they lei 'me enjoy a viclory. There was never a doubl in my mind about ttiis one." ' L Not after Ebe Sonics pulled to a 51-47 halftiinG lead and never ooked back. ' Paul -Weslphal had 24 points and Garfield Heard had 23 for the 'Suns, who made 25 t u r n - overs. - . GYMNASTICS INSTRUCTOR . . . _ - - . ' . .(!' F ?"9 °l Jc ' ll ' 6a » " Rogers demonstrates one o/ tlte'qijmiualics skills he will leach al Ichiban s gynnmslica clinics lo be held on April IS and 17. A special exhibition performance by the Louisiana Stale team is also scheduled lor Ihe evening o/ April 16 Ichiban Plans Two Clinics In Gymnastics On April 16 and 17 t c h i j a n in Hogers is sponsoring two gymnastics clinics for all Ihose intereslc'd in learning more about gymnaslics. In addition to the clinics there will be an .exhibition perform ance by the Louisiana Sta c University gymnastics (cam The \£U learn placed seconr in Ihe NCAA University cham pionships - l a s t year and currently rated number one ir he country in' gymnastics. In the two clinics, opt ona routines . will be taught. Eac e\ put will- be covered durinj he course of the dav. Thi ncludos Ihe six Olympic evcnl 'or men, ' Ihe four Olympi ;\enls for -women and Irampo line Group divisions will b classified according lo ability. On Friday, April 16. tram 10 line and instruction on teachin; gymnastics skills -will be in eluded in the clinic and or Saturday tumbling and gyrnnas lies foundations will be taught. The. Friday, exhibition begin at 7 p.m. a n d , 'he clinics star at R a.m. each day. N F L I n Japan? ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Th National Football League's S Louis Cardinals and San Dicg Chargers may meet in Ihe firs American pro football game eve played in Japan, Bill B;dwit the Cardinals' owner said. Th/? exhibition game is tent? lively scheduled for Tokyo th week end of August 7. Bidwe expects firm commitments I he made soon. Finley Wishes Hires First let CHICAGO (AP) Charles O Finley, : Ine first lo introduce white baseball shoes, colorer u n i f o r m s , Charley 0. the Mult and night World Scries games tas done it again. ' The stars of Ihe Oakland A' stars, are ahout lo be gazer ipon. Finley, brash owner o he American League bascbai cam, has hired Ihe first profes sEonal sports team astrologer. Jn a telephone call lo the As sociafcd .Press Tuesday nigbl ·'inley said Laurie Brady, "nationally known" astrologer las signed a 1376 contract wit he team. "It is the first lime, tlefinitel he first time (for a team as rol ogc r) . I am ve ry up o what people are doing publicl aslrological-vvlse," said the Ch cago-bascd Miss Brady. Her articles appear in sue niblicalions as the Na ions Star, the National Enquirer, lh Taller and Midnight, Finley said she will "cor verse occasionally" with A \Ianagcr Chuck Tanner aboi the team's fortunes. The outspoken 58-ycar-ot owner of the A's, who were lh World Scries champions in 197 1973 and 1974, threw a dar r anolher baseball showman, m verick owner Bill Veeck of lh Chicago White Sox. SHOULD H I R E Finley . said he suggested \ r ccck that he should hire Mi Drady. Upon A Star, im Astrologer "Veeck was not smar enough to recognize her out standing talents," he said o 1 Ihe aslrologcr, whom he de scribed as. "n vivacious rcc lead, an Irish girl with Ibe mos , beautiful, black eyes t h a t yo have ever- seen." But Finley said Vccck didn 1 think much of the idea. "Sine - ic refused" even though she i rom Chicago, Finley said i · lired her. , Veeck could not he reache i for comment. Finley, an insurance mag i nalc, said Miss Hrady is on rcfainer, but added, "We don ' know what she's going lo ii - us" for her services, n The services. Miss Brad ' said during" the same phon · conversation, include prcdictin players' endurance and pea i performance, and even w ion 1 player might be heller off slaj "She knows a ; little hit aboi · Ihe endurance of the players s said Finley of his newest co t sultant, who predieleri that II : A's would win the World Scrk d three times in a row. e She added: "f said : the 1, would win in their division t last year. The A's won tl i- American League's Western D c vision title but lost in the pla . offs to the Boston Red Sox. She 'made one more : pr o diction: "II looks like the Oa s land A's are going to go all t · way" again this year. Slaton Hurls Milwaukee To 1-0 Victory By HERSCHEL NISSENSON AP Sports Wri-ler Milwaukee's Jirri Slaton is roving lo be baseball's besl .reakor as he strips opposing liters of any imposing batting verages. A six-game winning streak elpcd Slalon to an 11-10 record 1st Aug. 3, Ihen he dropped his isl eight decisions to finish 118., But in the 1076 opener he lanked Ihe New .York Yankees nd Catfish Hunter on four hils nt Tuesday he fired a Iwo-hil- er as the Brewers nipped Ihe Detroit Tigers 1-0 on an nearned run in (he ninth in- ing. ;'I can't remember anv pitch- r throwing (his well back-to- 2ck,". said Milwaukee Manger Alex Grammas. . "The problem was a fella by he name of Slalon," Detroit's ialph Ho-Jk conceded after vatching his Tigers manage a ingle by Iciidoff hitter' Ben Og- ivie in the first inning and a nc-oul double by Aurelio Rod- -igue?. is the second before Slaon set clown the last 23 hitters. Elsewhere in the American .eague, Ihe Boston Red Sox seat Ihe Cleveland Indians 7-4. b e New York Yankees rounced the Baltimore Orioles M, Ibc Chicago While 'Sox de- eater] the Minsesota Twins 4-1, he Texas Rangers shaded the Oakland A's 3-1 and Ihe Kansas lily Royals trimmed the Cali- ornia Angels 7:4. ' .Red Sm 7, Indians 4 The Red Sox hoisted (tie 1975 AL pennant and then went ou o defeat Cleveland as Carltoh Fisk homered, Rico Pelrocelli collecled a double and two sin;les, Dwighl Evans .doubled t w e e arid Reggie Cleveland contributed a strong relief slint aflcr Cleveland leed off on Bill Lee including home runs by Rico Carty and Buddv Bell. ' Yankees 7, Orioles 1 The Yankees, haltered Ballimore ace Jim Palmer for six- runs in the firsl four innings, ncliiding homers by Graig Ne tics nnd Willie Randolph, providing Dock Ellis with an easy seven-hit viclory in his A pitching debul. New York hot cd (o n 3-0 lead on first-inninp hits by Roy White, Chris Cbambliss and Nettles.' White homered off Dyar Miller in the ninlh. WhKe Sox 4, Twins 1 Former Chicago relief ace Rich Gossage fired a three-hit- ler mid the While Sox erupted for three unearned runs in Ihe eighth inning 'against Berl Blytcvcn. Gossage, Ar, Fireman of the Year last season when he had 26 saves .and nine victories in relief, struck out eight and and walked two. H u n g e r s 3, A's 1 ilookie loft-hand er Steve iarr, m a k i n g his first appear- ce since, coming to Texas rom Boston · in the con- 'ove rsial .off -season. Ferguson enkins trade, h a n d c u f f e d Oak- nd on four hits and Jim Sun- b e r g homercd : f o r t h e angers. The 6-foot-4 Barr'.s rve .ball was a mystery to the 's until Sal Bando homered in e seventh. ' ' · . ' . : . Royals 7, Angels 4 Hal McKae and Amos Otis knocked in two runs each as the .Royals won their home iciier. Kansas City teed'off 'on ritly Hassler for four runs in le third inning. Fred Patek singled, stole" second and scored i Dave Nelson's triple. Haser Itien walked Olis, who stole second. George Brett singled to score Nelson and McRae's single 'to deep center brought home both Otis and .Brett. Nets, Spurs To Resume, in San Antonio SAN ANTONIO, Tex. (AP) -'he Now York Nets face the San Anlonio Spurs tonight In IP third of an American Bas cetball Association playof series which Spurs Genera Manager John Bcgzos says is gelling rough. . · , "This is shaping up lo be the nost physical basketball serEc have ever seen," Begzos sair Ehis week as the .besl-of-sevc .semifinal scries, tied 1-1 moved from New York [o Sa Antonio. W e d n e s d a y night's c o r ronlation is the only ABA play off game scheduled. The Ken ucky Colonels travel to Denve to face Ihe Nuggets Thursda night in Ihe opener of Ihei semifinal, Bcgzos .said Ihe main cnlpr n ,thc roughhousing is N T e York forward Rteh Jones, a bol- 8 former Spur who wa raded to the N'ets in the of season, "If Rich Jones keeps it \\\ he's going to lake somchor out of a game or somebody jjoing to take him out," said th 'eisty general manager. San Antonio Coach Bob Ba. and his assistant, Rudy D valos. agreed the pushin shoving and humping in th series has become brnlal. ."Every time they gel chance, they are taking sho at our guys, pushing, slappin -- anything Uiey can gel flwa with," Bass said, However, the roughness llie series was anlicipated. "f think the lasl game \ played them during the roguh .season, when Gervin (starltr forward George Gervin) w hurl and a co'jple of starlc k nocjj ed down , they were \ tempting to intimidate us f the series," Bass said. .' The Ncls won the opener 1 101 .but stumbled badly as { Spurs romped in the seco tcsl, 105-79. Northwest Arkansas TIMES, W«J., April 1 4 , - 1 9 7 6 ' f - IS;" U A Net To Heal By LESUli BUTTON f TIMKS'Siiurls Writer g After losing tlicir last two I latches the University ot s Vrkansas tennis team came p ack to lead Texas AM to a r -3 dcfeal Tuesday night at I chiban. The Razorhack neltors p rounced Ihe Aggies 5-1 in L ingles play bul fell in Iwo o£ IG thren doubles m,alches. "I'm prclly happy .about the natch, except for the doubles," , oach Tom Pucci commonlod , flcrwards. "In singles we laycd the best we have for oug lime. Hawking played great match." Peter Hawking at number six] uwned Robin Baker 6-3. 6-1 in ne of the besl matches of Ihe vening. Hawking played con- slcntly well in bolh sets and von five straight games in Ihe ccond sel before allowing .his ijjponent a g a mc_ lie quickly ecovered and [in'ished off the el in his favor. The win narked Hawking's seventh Iraighl viclory. Top-ranked Buddy Bowman Mealed Charles Emlcy 6-3, 7-5, lumber Ihree Tom- Grisak aested Mark Silberman G-4, G4, T ed Bailey al number four opped Mike Moss 6-4, 7-5' and lusscll Rumery, the number ive 'player,: downed John Kir- vrm 6-3, 7-6. Brian Sakey siif- ered Ihe onlv Arkansas loss in s ngles play, ' falling to Tom Courson 6-0. 6-4. "Sakey snowed a tol of class onight," Pucci remarked. "He played- with a lol of pain (due lo ingcring back injury). U just shows \vhal ." kind of man he really is and I'm 'really prouc of him. It's great to coach a guy like Brian, a great player and a fantastic person."* LESS PLEASED ' While the coach was satisfied with the singles-competition he was less than pleased with Ihe doubles. The number one learn of Sakey and Grisak were deFcalcd 6-3, 6:1 by Emlcy ant Coin-son jind tlie n u m b e r Iwo loam of Hawking and Rumery lost lo Silberman and Kirwan 63. 0-6, 1-6.. The lone doubles win came at number three doubles where Bowman ,and Bailey toppec Moss and Baker. 7-6, 6-1.. While Pucci was upset with the way, the doubles : games went, the AM coach was Goring Ge After Gam By FRANK BROWN - AP Sporis Writer Butch Goring of "the Los Angeles Kings had played in II National Hockey · League playoff ga mes , never' scor ing a goal, never playing llie hero's ro e Ihat always seems reserved lor liie glamor hoys, A f t e r more than two seasons of r aiting, that role is his -- even the moment in Ihe" spotlight s as fleeting as the 27 seconds overtime il look Butch Goring to score. He seemed unaccustomed to the attention thai .accompanies a playoff game-winning goal, "ft w.ns a lucky goal, but we'll lake t," "Goring said after his Kings iad t r i m m e d the Boston Rruins 3-2 on "the power play - score Tuesday nighl. ' Indians' Burris Sets School Mark For Three-Mile JONKSBOKO, Ark. (AP) Junior distance specialist Dar ell Burris of Arkansas Stale iroke a school record in the irec-mile run in a triangu a meet here Tuesday as the n dians finished second to South east Missouri State. . Ilurris broke a record whicl i a d , stood for six-years with hi ime of 14:10.2. The preyiou record of '14:16.4 was held b Bob Gray. Southeast Missouri Slate, cas ly won Urn meet with a lota o 71 V4 points. ASU edged the Un versity of Arkansas-Pine BluE 9-16Mz, for second place. R u n n i n g the majority of th ime in a slow drizzling rail be Indians competed wilhou be -services o[ front- liner Sari Bell, Eel Preston nnd AT thony Stroman. Coach Guy Kochel held man performers out of Tuesday competition because Arkansa State will compete this wee end in the K a n s n s Relays. ters Rel (Texas ^ ur ous. "I felt il was a pretty ood malch," coach Richard arker said, "but I felt they witched the line up .on us by laying Bowman and Bailey at umber thre. When you play iowman, the best player he's ol, at number three that just oesn't make sense." Coach Pucci disagreed. "We id not stack. We've played turnery anil Hawkins " at umber two before. They beat )SU twice and Oklahoma once t number two and we felt they esers'ed a chance to play, a Inference . team at number wo. Hawking is one of the best oubles players in Australia. ifou only have to look at the ecord of Baitey's and Bownan's .doubles games to see hat Ihey'.ve been up and down ill season. Oklahoma claimet h at Ua wkin g and Ru mery should bave been the number Djie team." Until Tuesday night Hawking and R u m e r y had won the lasl our straight matches and hac von 10 o[ their last 11 matches. Overall Iheir record is now H-6 jnd 3-4 in Conference play. Bailey and Bowman now have \ 12-9 record overall and are [-3 in Conference compctilion. sakey and Grisak are 10-11 for he season' and 2-5 for the Con- erence. CRITICAL While Pucci defended Hawk- ng and Rumery's ability .to win al number two he was critics ot their actual performance in the Tuesday night match. After w lining a solid 6-3 viclory over their Aggie opponents · in* the first set. the pair fell apar n Uifi second set 0-6 and coii ( nol rally to overcome the Aggie momentum in the third set as IV.y stJmbled lo a 1-6 defeat. : I realize that Hocking am Ru^.ery are young ' a n d have a ol to learn, "· their coach' sak "but they shouldn't lose their concentration like that. They could be a good doubles team. What happened" was what I've been yelling and ' screaminj aout all year. When. you have "· good learn on the ropes, yov have to keep the pressure on and concentrate even harder. Hawking and Rumery ; let up anil losl the second scl. The other team had the momentum, sustained it and wanted to w ts Hero's T e-Winning ( "I got the puck in our end, carried most of the way down :e and dropped it lo Bob -Mur- och · just ' inside the Boston zone," explained the hard-\vork- ng cenler from SI. Boniface, tfan. "I broke for the ncl as Turdoch shot. Boston · goalie Gerry Cheevers made a Hne save but the puck went right out to -Alike Murphy. '·· I was he itle the net and when Murphy hot, 1 just dirccled £t in. The goal gave Ihe · Kings a ptit in Ihe. first two games of ic Stanley" Cup quarter-final series and broke a 2l-garrre Joslon , linbnalen . siring at ibnie. The Bruins' l a s t - home oss came on Dec.. 23 of ast year . . . at Ihe hands of Butch Coring and the Kings. In the other NHL playoff James Tuesday . night, the Buf- ,-slo Sabres . nipped the .. New 'ork Islandfrs 3-2, also in overtime;- the ; Montreal Canadians topped Ihe^.. Chicago Black lawks .3-1 nnd the Philadelphia 'lycrs tripiicd Ihe Toronto Uaple Leafs 3-1. All the riumpbs gave the victors 20 eads in Ihe bestorseven sets Steve Smear Finds Sleeper ANNAPOLIS, Prfd.' (AP) Kx-Penn Stale tackle Steve Smear, joining the football staf at' Navy this spring, made an excited call to head Coach George . Welsh about a young sleeper. "This guy's got long legs, big bones. He looks - l i k e , anotbe Larry Csonka," Smear sai from his home in Saskatc ic wan, where he played Canadian football. 'Remember your new alle giance n n-\ dnn 't "r-t (Pe^ State Coach) Joe Palerno # him,." sniil Welsh's wife Sane ra But Smear's prospect was to small for Penn State. 'Twenly-lwo inches long nine pounds, nine ounces, Smpar said, describing his firs child, Malthew, born Monday. IT c n \ \ P r\ w ' · " ·" w w U r U IN . 1 ^ FOR THE 1 · ^-^- FAMILY ... | ' 1 ^^H Ken ' s pina Par] ° r ! · 1 ^3pT^ 409 W1ST D|CKS ° N 1 · i ( · -i ' · «^C / FOR 2 i · *- · · · ·*· J I BUY TWO, 0 ^r 1 1| GET ONE FREE! 1 6- _ Void With Any Other Special! 1 ^ B (Not good en delivery or carry out) * )ound AM more." ' ' ';-, 'T wanted lo win this match' 2," Pucci continued. We're w one point behind TCU and ce for fourth place in" ; lhe onferonce so we've got to win morrow night. This is a funny am. They either play good aubles or good singles. : They, n't d o bolh. - . . ' . ' · * , "It's like R roller coasler/ , e've had seven 5--1 matches, opefully we can come "back nd win big tomorrow 'night gainst TCU. I'm not : totally app'y with (be win'tonight. We iould- never have let up: It's scary thing. We're doing . ings wrong \ve shoud have arned ; at Ihe beginning, of the ear but 'we're' going to b« eady for TCU." In singles play Bowman leads ie team with an overall record 149 and a Conference record 6-1. Hawking foltows with a '·-$ overall- record and 3-4 anfcretice s anding. -Rumery lands ,at 11-11 for -the season nd 3-4 in the Conference. Batay i s . 10-11 for the season anij- 1 in Ibe Conference, :Sakeyl nri Grisak are tied at 10-1 % verall. Grisak is .4-3" for tha onfertnce while Sakey stands 1 2 0 : The. win , brought .Arkansas! it-ason record, to 10-11 - /an'd} ropped AS.M s to U 11 The Razorback netters play onight at Burns -Park -in .Little ^ock and- retumr to ;Ichibait ^riday nighl for a matcft gainst Northwest Ixiuisiana tale Um\ersitj at 7 p m ^ Stockton Advances ; CHARLOTTE N C -- Third: eeded Dick Stockton beat Jeff 3orownk 4 6 6 3. 6 4 in a firslt oimd match of tbe Charlott^ fennis Classic. * f t Goologong Triumphs t LOS ANGELES -- Top-seed? cd Evonne'Goolagohg rolled t$ a 61 6 2 \ictory over CjnthlS 3oerner in opening round ac; ton of, the $150,OW,.'.Women'a Tennis Association -" Champion.? ships. * reatment ioal For LA s. tbe teams ' changed venues or Games Three and 1 Four: Sabres, 3, Islanders 2 Buffalo right wing Danny Care though only in his second eason is far more at home ban Goring during overtime ;ames/ His third , career - overtime goal -- second in' 'four games -- ^t 14 04 of the extra ession lifted the Sabres past, he Islanders and gave his club Is seventh triumph m eight ucir games. New York : had staged - a 'a iant . comeback from a. 2-0 deficit with goals by Denis Pot nn and J.P. .Parise late: in! the hird period .-- Parise's 20-foot- ;r uilh 1 S5 remaining forcing he overtime ' e But Buffalo, yhich had taken the lead on goals by B n an ipencer and Don LucCi'held.th* Islanders .^ithout a shot Jn.th« added period and Gare sent lome a Luce pass from behind the net to win it. Cnnariicns 3, Black Hawks t Yvin Cournojer and 'Jacques em uro scored power play joals wtbin 14 seconds late m he second period to help Mon;real o\ ercome an early Black [lawks lead. Guy Lafleur scored : Ihe ; other ^anadiens 'goal at'12-sec6nds;of Ihe third period Darcy Rota tallied for Chicago, which got a great effort - from injured veteran defensenian Bill White Fiyers 3, Maple J^afs i"T Philadelptua wing Ross Lon sherry broke a 22 game person ·)! scoreless string and Don Salcski tallied 70 ' wconds later in the second period to^ carry the Flyers past the Mapl# Leafs for Ihe second night in t ro\v Why you should let , HR Block worry about your t incwne taxes; [ If you should qualify . t for the Short Form . '' 1 we'll do that at a-' 1 very low price. And: , ··«: 1 when we prepare I I your Federal return :: , 1 our charge always : " ..', I I includes your . , ' · - : · resident stale, return. :· 1 , Gel A little pe*« ol TMind' . H*R BLOCK · THE INCOME TAX ^OPtE | 1204 So. School | (Hwy, 71) '· · ' ; · · ' I I Sears I I 1 N.W: Ark. PI»M '"'··· · 1

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