Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 18, 1976 · Page 23
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Tournament Of Champions Lead Held By Don January 'CAHLSnAn, Calif. AP) Don .lamiaiy, Ihe self-dcsci'ilicd Old Volks of HIP pro "golf tour, fnsliicnccl a solid fiff and opcuril up u c o m m a n d i n g five-shot H-ii Saturday in the third round of Champions. The rail-Hi in, .sluW'inoviiu;, 4 J6-year-old January managed to mafch par' over Hid often- decisive UiL'ec finishing boles and ^illicit [t stroke ·when suffering Brniic (Iranipton bogeycd Eho IBtli--well ;i[lci- (he nulicnml (elcvisLon canuiras had cmrlcd their eovcragc for the diiy. J.iHilary, who ended a yenr retiix'ineiit last season. put together a three-round tola of 208, eight wider par on tho d i f f i c u l t , 6,855-yard La Costa Country Club course, Cramplon, an A u s t r a l i a n who is playing in puiri from a stress fracture to a rib on life righ side, matched par 72 and wa: tied for second at 2i3 with Hu 1) Gil Greui.- ' . : "", ihc winner of three li 'ties in i i ' r o w earlier Ibis year had 17 pars and a bogey for i 73 in the bright v sunny wcalhc and breezes.that still bad nn ef feci. but were much lighter thai '10 milc-per limn 1 tfiilcs t h a t 1 larrcd piny Ihe tirsl two days. A! Cleiberger, the defending luunpinn in this elite event lat brings together only the inner of American lour titles rout Hie last 12 months, was lie only nlhcv man under par fter 5J holes of 111 cchase for a V15,Qn[) first. nme dljrrgci' had ;i fi'J and a 2|4 otal, two under nitr and iliols back of Ihc leader. "If 1 shoot a good round lo- norrow H I K E DOJI stubs his toe a ittle, niayhe .somebody lias a :hrincc. Hul if lion has » go or! ·ound tomorrow, then it's all over." Gcibcrger said. Hen Creiisliayr, the youthful i-imcier-up in last week's Mas ters, shot a third consecutive round of par 72 and was at 21G. o one else was within eight shots. Jack Nicklaus declined Ins right to play in the select field of only 22 men, Arnold Palmer Lee Trcvino and Gary Player failed to win in the United States in the last 12 months am: .so were not eligible for the winners-only field. January dropped pulls of 15 12, 20 and 12 feet lor parly birdies, was four under par atter 10 holes and then three-putted for bogey on the lllli. That, let, Crampton close lo w i t h i n three strokes, but J a n u a r y moved back lo four wUh a chip to four feet for hirdio on the 12th. Both he and Crampton bo- ficyed the !5Ui. J a n u a r y saved par after missing the green on She Ifilh and then, well a f t e r the television coverage had ended, January's lead went to five biff shots when Crampton three-put- led the 18th, missing a second pull of about three feet. 6,655-3'arti. paT-72 La Costa Own try Club Boston Marathon Attracts Strong Foreign Contingent ' BOSTON--About 2,2flO runners. · wiih one .of the .strongest .foreign contingents in years but" ·minus many of the United States' bcsl, are entered in the 80th annual Boston Marathon Monday. Although one of the world's most prestigious marathons, tlic 26-mtle, 3Bp-yarr] Patriots 1 Kim from Hopkinton to Boston is being hyp as sect by to]) Americans because of the U.S. Olympic trials at Eugene, Ore., on May 22. Among (he absentees are Boston's Hill Rodgers, who set a course record Sir winning I lie event last year, Olympic star Fra nk Shorter and t\vo-t hue m a r a t h o n runner-up ami p e r e n n i a l contender T o m Fleming. The field, times the normal uumher of entries years ago, will toe the starting line for. the start at high noon. There are 23 rmiinns 'repr enled. Canada has HI entrie ;:st Germany is sending U4 and Japa i.' . This country has reor entatives from all but, Ihr tales --' Arkansas, Nor 5akota and Wyoming. Bass Tourney Is Announced HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) The Arkansas Bass Assodalioi will hold Us 1S76 Arkansas State Bass Fishing Toui'namcn on Lake DeGray on Alny 1-2. The e\ r ont will feature inrii vicinal conipetitidii basc] bn to ta] poiinclngc; as well 1 as a four man learn championship. The tournament will be head quartered aL the new LaUf DeGray Lodge, which afford docking facilities, lodging, fooc and ndjaceiit camping areas- All participants must be At kansas residents, and paid .11] memhnrs of Ihe ABA. Registration deadline for th individual competition is Apr: 26 and team applications wi! be accepted at the toiiinamen site. Mike .Schmidt Ties Record 4 Consecutive Homers CHICAGO (AP) ~ Mike Schmidt became Ihe seventh] player in Notional J,cn£iic lory to hit four home r u n s hi[ one game and only the second; to hit UIPIH con-! i the Philadelphia in 82 years secuUvcly a Phillies oiitsluggcd Ihc Cubs IS-l Saturdny. "J gjGss it is just a rtv-c of being a little ovn.rdmj," said Schmidt, who added a sinylo. The m u s c u l a r third baseman had been hitting only ,!G7 before S a t u r d a y and had struck out nine limes in IB at-bals. I talked lo Richie Allen before the game, and he just tcld nip lo r e l a x and do what I am Crjprible ot doing," Schmidt's feat Ucd the major league record for consecutive homers. lira I set in 13M by H raves. Prank Shorter Sets Record At Kansas Relays LAWUBNCIC; Kan. (AP) .-Olympic marathon gold mctlal- is',' Krank Shorter giving him 5-for-6 for the gamp; with eight runs batted in. Hfs fourth homer, a two-run shot in the 10th Inning, was the game- winner. TCU-SMU Rained Out rl Wall i Vi'aliwn Graham C. Snesrt Floyd on Jverson LC UlUer ,· Hill Rocr MaUbif flik up lie Wehkopf 7I.72-7?-21S 71.71-72-217 72-74-17-317 7.T59-7--SIR 72 70 75 -218 78.70-70-aia 76-70-53-213 72-76-71- 7.V7172-221 DALLAS (AP) ' grounds caused the ponmenl of a three lec baseball series Wet post- ·game col- this week end between Southern Method ist and Te\^ Christian _ Monday and Tuesdayt ! " TCU «'ili nifCL jAlU single game Monday afternoon at Armstrong Field En Dallas 'he two squads will clash the otlow'mg aEternoon in a double eader. Major League Baseball Baylor, Tech Split A Pair UJBBOCK. Tex. (AP) -- {onnie Malsan slammed a drive in to deep centcrfield with one .out in the "bottom of ' t h e last inning to score Johnny Vestal all the \vay from" first as Texas Tech defeated Baylor 8-7 in- the opener- of a Southwest Conference double-header. Tech later came back in the second game and outshigged Baylor 1210 for a sweep ot the twinbill. Tom Black won Ihe first game in relief lo make his record 1-3. : Rick Cloplon had lied Ihc score at 7-7 in the seventh in- niiiK for Baylor with a two-run homer. Slalson and Ernie Hehveg drove, in Ihree-runs each for Tech In Uic second game. Kirn Hunter, 5-1, won the game in relief. Tech is now 25-17 for the year mul 6-8 in conference. Baylor is 20-18 IOL- the season and 10-9 in league play. The two teams will play third game today. Baseball At A Glan By The Associated Pte AIL Times EST A31KRICAS [.KAr.UK Kast W 1. oik J 1 .The last major leaguer lo ilasl four straight homers ii jiunc was Hockj Colavito of he Cleveland Indians on June 10. 1959. Lou Gehrig of the New York Yankees, in 1U32, was the only other major leaguer to complish the feat. "I've got my mind right little bit now--I've been striking out too many limes," saici Schmidt, who had hit onlj homers hi his ( Field before Saturday. But Schmidt, who has led the National League In home runs thrower Jim AlcCJoldric established meet records Saturday at tbe Kansas Relays. Shorter, who w«i the medal in the marathon years ago at Munich, squeezed by Domingo Tibaduiza by two- tenths ot a second and won (he 5,000 meters in H minutes, 17.2 .seconds, The mark was Ear shy ot Shorter's best time oE 13:23 but it eclipsed the Kansas Relays Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Sunday, April 18, 1976 * 3D Vaulter Earl Befis March Wortheii Atllete Earl Bell. The War then Atna- fr oltl teur Athlete for 1975,-has'been natned Wprlhen's Amaleur Alli- the .month of March. ·The voting Jfi^h School's 6 : 5 forward center, was third in the voting. Pilgrim - L"d Hie Warn pus Cats lo an unbeaten season, i h e - A A A . . and Overall Slate lilies and the yiurtswnt- st a ( n '.s. No. I ranking Highly ers and sportscasttrs through- SO ii£hl by several colleges, rti- out Ihe stale v.'? s near imamm- g r j, n w ' as Ccnway's leading ous as Bell successfully SC-ITT ntt | i-ebnmider. defended ; liis IMp NCAA Imkmr others nominated Tor tb.? monthly awnr.1 were: Marvin Arkansas .-na/orbnck Pole Vanil Title al IJetroit. Bell - - , . ....,,., ,.-.. .this" year with a leap of . record of M:19.2 set in 1967 b y j iR feci, an d one quarter, inch J has ' kctball . p]ayer , xv ho wa.s Oscar Moore of SoulhcnT 11-, T ,, c Arkansas State star .later n a m c d lo the SmUliwesl Coufer' bolterctl that in a mtiet at cni .^ s All-Tonrnampiit . learn: . linois. McGoldrie canie into meet as the discus favorite' Jnncsbprb by vaulting 18-3 and ; one .h a |f j, . T j iat was not txily after A solid victory two weeks, ;a slate ail(] ' sc ] 10 ol record,' but ago in the Texas Relays. Hisr" a new collegiatG mark. toss of 208 Ecct, 9 inches was; ^ f i f t h best on the all-lime world] Runner-up .to R^ll was Ihe list and shattered the meeti Arkansas Razorback'5 Cr'esb- had nil only five career at Wrigloy mark of J9M1 Marshall the l two years, said Wrigley Field's tihort dimensions helped his performance. "I guess you have lo adapt your hitting to the park you arc hitting in,' he said. Smith of Colorado Stale in 197 : 1. ! fn another early event,' M^i- chael Bordell won the marathon in 2:30:H.2. Scott Sorchik ot Ncbi-asfea won the javelin with /T toss of 229-10. and Jan Howell took the Masters Mile lit "1:37. The third and f i n a l day of the relays was run in g'jsling winds i and intermittent rain. mail basketball player, Sidney Mpiicrief. MoncricE vound' up spectacular season by ilea'dicifi llic nation in fielil gojii shooting |)erconlagp. Tho C-Eoot-tl Litllc Rock' JI^ll ii'roducl as also voted. thSjOutstaiiding Fresbntan Plaver ,jn .the SoLiihyv;cst Conference. He was named to the SWC'.s A11-Con EC mice" second team! Lay-son Pilgrim. Conway Isaac Grcer. , Dr»rido School basketball player, 'whn was \-ot^d Player of ...he Year . in the AAAA Conference a n d " Mn^t \ r 3luab!^ Player in the.' A A A A - S t a t e Tournament; and' Wiliam .Tate, Arkansas Stat- lon« jumper, . who - set a stat ,j and school, record - by- lo 1 in^ 26-1 :and one-half v\-^.-. track meet at.'Mcmy" SMART SHOPPERS WATCH TIMES ADS :7 DAYS A WEEK! Mehl Sal r York 10. Mil urday'! 3 .4M 3 -375 5 .7*6 eluded . J i m Frascr Named CHAMPAIGN. Ill, CAP) Jim Krascr, coach at Marmion Jfilitfiry Academy in Aurora [he la st two sea son s, was named assistant football coach nf the University of Illinois Sat- urdav. Kraser, 38, played with the National Football League's Dnnvc:- flroncoa in - i8fi2C4 when the Broncos \\fire p a r t of Hit old American Football League. . isiola 0 Boston T, Clikano 1 Detroit 2. OUltornia 0 naltlmorc S, Oakland 1 Milnauk«e al Teiai, ppd., rs!n. Cleveland al Kansas CI1y, (n). Ktindar's Games Chicago (Wood 2-1) al Uosfon (L** CHI) illnnesota ( Q l j k v p n 0-1) at NEK- York mmlrr i-i), Cleveland (Dobson fl-l al Kansas City Unnard 00) MiliTHiikff (Etaton 24 at Teias (Briles IJcIroit iKMe OO) it Cflliforni.i (Has- lallin (tlclliman 1-0) al Oakland Monday's Games Minnesota at Region llallimore al Calirornln. (n) Dclrolt at Oakland. n) Only pames icheduled NATIONAL LEAGUE Easl K L New York Philadelphia Montreal Si. Louis 3 .571 3 -571 is, loclie Pos! Upsels !n ChsrSoiSs Tennis Classic CHARLOTTE, N. C. A P ) -- I Vitas Gerulaitis np.set lop-seed- · cd Ken Hoscwall 7--S, (3-2 Saturday to earn a berth in today's Tennis Classic, ToiSy Rouhe also turned in an upset in the day's other semifinals match, boating second- sccilcH Eddie Dibbs (i-S, 0-2. Roche joined John New combe in heating Dibbs .and Harold Solomon C-0. 6-3 and Ijie winners \vill meet Ctcrulaitis and Sandy ?ilayer fni' t f i e doubles title today in the windup of the Oldo Providence Racquet and Suim Club Unirnamcnt. A crowd of 6,000 turned out for (he afternoon's inalcbt's. The tournament is sponsored by Norl !i Bank Carol ina National Rouhe observed that the clay court in fhe J u l i a n -1. Clark Stadium enabled him to run down many shots, and he felt con- "idcnt throughout the inalch, tie added. Hosewall. Car off form because of a bout with an allergy, used bis lob shot effectively in (be first set (o offset bis young' Houston Ran Die RO San FranrlKO 3 3 -KM 1* Los Angeles - 0 fi .000 4 N l e h l E*tntJ no Inrloiftd Salurdjr T j Games. N'p-*- Ynrii: 17, Piflshurgfi 1 "icimati 11. San Pranclfco 0 tfadelphla 18, Cfiicaga 16, 10 innings I^iu^ 4, Montreal .1. 10 innins n DICEO al iluusfor, ( n ) s Anjcles a1 A U a r l R , (n fLnrl^i'i G n m r s !W Vort (S«an 0-0) al Piltsbucs (Reuw l-fl) IMS Anreki (Hooton 01) at Allani (Motion 0-1) , - . .San FranciKxi Monle(uico J-l) at Ci rinnati IGullelt 0 0) Pttilatrlphla (CarUon 0-1 al Qilcai 'fahn 00) Slon(real (Wasthen 001 xl St. louls (Denny 0« Sun nicgo (Slnioi 1-0 And Jrmes 2fl) a Houston (CwErove 00 and JlonJaj's Gii IT Montreal al Cliicacn XEW Yort nl 51. Lnuh Lns AngetK al Houston OnFj- gam^i scheduled opponent's 41-year-old quickness, but Australian- lirecf budly in the second sol. CIcnilailis me a lot." . said, "He \vorkec Roche said alter his victory "I've been serving pretty well and you ha vn I o EG rve \vel against a player like Eddie. I knew I had (o attack him anr break up his game iE I wanted lo win. Cougar Track Coach HOUSTON (AP) -- Tom Tel ez, assistant track and fi coach at UCLA since 19GB. been named the new trac coach al the University Houston. Tellez, -52, will f a k e over h. Houston duties upon the com pletion of the current colleg [rack season. Current Cougar track coac Johnny Morris, 68, previous! announced his retirement afle this season. Southland Life Insurance Co. Congratulates GARY D. COOPER of Ihe LYNN SAMMONS DIVISION l a F a j e l l e i i l l e . Atk. flary led *hn Norlhwesl Arkansas Division in personal production (or month of March. 443-2557 1'or your business and personal life and iicalth insurance needs contact: Gary D. 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