Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 18, 1976 · Page 25
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UA Runners Post Win In Kansas Relay LAWRENCE, Kans. -- The University of Arkansas cd«od Kansas Stale at the wire lo win the distance medley relay at tile Kansas Hcluj's here Saturday. Tin; victory in tile distance medley gave the Uazorback runners their second major win at Hie meet, having finishes first in Hie 4-mile run on Fri day. Arkansas won both events last year. Arkansas track coach K Renfrew reported Iliat Ins lean "...Had lo bailie Kansas State the Cavs Take 2-1 Series Lead With Big Win Over Ballets CLEVELAND (AP) -- "I' visli this h;sd been the miui- crics," Cleveland Cuaeh Bill d with a grin after his slammed Hie door on Vasn tiiglon's high -scoring linl- cts and coasted to an 88-70 vie- ory Saturday. It gave the Cavaliers again, just as we did 4-mile run Friday, only this lime, il was a HUle closer." Both Arkansas and Kania: State clocked 9:40.a in thi event, but Ila/orback anchor man Naill O'Shaushn^ssy' torso touched the wire slight) a h e a d of K-Stalc's JcF Schemmel. Oklahoma finished third the medley in D:12.7' and Ih University of Illinois was fowl with a 9:42.9 time. Tom Aspcl ran the first. 880- yard leg ot UT.O race in 1:53.6. The handoff was marie in Marc Elevens, who ran the 440-yard distance in 49.0. · HOG S'J'KAILKD By the trme Arkansas took the baton for the third leg of (he medley, the Porkers trailed I lip leaders by 25 yards. However, Randy Melancon sped the three-quarters of a mile 2.58.y to put liis team back in Ihe race. "Randy was Ihe hero of Ihe race," praised Renfrew. "\V/- \vero 25 yards behind when R a n d y - t o o k the baton, hut his hnnclorr to Naill (O'Shaufth ncssy) wa s d ea d- eve n w it I Kp"" S Slate." (VShaughncssy ran the fina mi'." of the distance medley LI ii nack until the last 150 yards which were stride -for-strid W'lh Kansas State's Jcf Srliemmel. Although Eho lime for Hie two teams were iden- tical.the decision, went to Ar- "Thc race was ciuite an achievement for Naill," Coach Renfrow slated. "This is Ihe four Ih time in two years that lie has been matched with Schcmm.o.1 as anchorman for the relay team and he has come through every time." Arkansas' distance runners will compcle at Drake next Weekend En DCS Monies. Towa. cud in their hesL-of-scven Na- ional Basckctball Association quarter-final playoff series, .''itch's mini-series comment referred lo the hesl of-thrce elimination scries which his club 'ought so hard--and successfully--to avoid during the regular season, Saturday's victory was Hie second straight for Cleveland and the second in a row in which they hold the Bullets un tier 80 points. We liad defensive momcn linn out there," Filch ssiid 'Th al's why f coul d let Nate Thurmond go with five fouls in the fourth quarter. Everybody c o n t r i b u t e d l o Uiis one, .hough." Game four is set for Wednesday night in handover, aw. Washington Coach K.C. Jones saemed-almost shell-shocked by Cleveland's easy victory. "A couple of guys did a real good job out there for Us . - - and that's about il." he said grimly. "The Cavs got loo many lay- ups. Austin Carr was the guy who did il for them in the firsl half, and the rest of the club did it in (he second half." Cleveland, which built leads of up to 19 points early in "the fourth period, was 'led by Carr and Bobby Smith with 17 points each. Jim Brewer broke out oi a slump with 12 rchoimds ant eight points for the Cavs. The Cavaliers, much to the delight of the NBA record play- Bold Forbes Wins At Wood, Earns Kentucky Derby Spot off crowd of 21,QGI, changed the seripl from the first two giimcj of the scries by dominating the irst period with an agrcssis'e efcnse. The Cavaliers took the lead al 7-6 and moved ahead 21-15 al the end of Ihe first quarter. Carr came off the bench with 3:07 left in that period and, playing until Ihe half, scored 15 points as the Cavaliers widened tlieir eilge to 45-37. SMITH l,ED Smith, the only original Cavalier still in Cleveland six years later, took over the .scoring bad in the second half, coming up with six points in the Hiird period an seven in Ihe final quarter, The Bullets never drew closer than five points, 5348, and Cleveland built Ihe margin lo 67-54, after three periods. Nate Thurmond and Smith hit al Ihe beginning of the final period and Cleveland was on its way to a rout. They held Ebcv Cards Defeat Expos 4-3 In Tenth Inning ST. I.OUIS CAP)--Ted Simmons lofted a sacrifice [Ly with the bases loaded in the 10th in niiif! lining the SI. Louis Cardin nls to .1 -l-i victory over the Montreal Expos. T h c Cardinals' triumph, snapping a streak of four loss cs. came on Simmons' thin RBI after the Expos jumped in front 3-1. St. Louis trimmed the Mon treat edge to 3-2 in the sixth in ninfj on Simmons' first UBI anc forced a 3-3 deadlock two m nings later on a single by Bak' McBride. Slaked lo a 1-0 lead via ; Cards' error, ttie Expos a? suited their 3-1 advantage o Jim Dwyer's tcadoff triple anc Tom Foli's sixth career home run, in the f i f t h inning. N K W . YORK C A P ) -- Bold 'orbos overwhelmed six oilier CenUrcky Derby nominees with stakes-record performance to vin the $112.600 Wood i\lc mortal Saturday al Aqueduct ind become a serious rival to )erby favorite Honest Pleasure. , Bold Forbes, winning bis .bird straight stakes, look the .end and never surrendered it as he flushed over the Hfe miles 1:47 2-5 to beat On The Sly. lengths. The seconds (if set b SMART SHOPPERS WATCH TIMES ADS 7 DAYS A WEEKl longshpl. by time ripped 1 2-5 the stakes record Ruler in 1957 aiid equaled Foolish Pleasure last. year. 1 also was just, two-fifths of a second off the track mark sc in t973 by Hiva Ridge. Sonkisscr finished third, neck hack of On The Sly U4 cngllisl in front of Play Th lied. Bold Forbes, ridden by Cordero Jr. and owned by E Rodriguez Tizol, paid $2.80 52,60 and §2.40. Balmak Stabler On The Sly returned $13.-JO an S5.40 while Harold I. Snyder' Sonkisscr was $4.20 to show. While Honest Pleasure, (I early favorite for tlie Kenlucfc, Derby, waited in Kentucky fo lii.s final prep in the Blue Gras Stakes next Thursday, Bo' Forbes show c d th at he e handle more than a mile ai must be considered n threat 11 the l'/4 miles of I tie May 1 De by- The son of Irish Castle don- led the Wood just as he had c seven-furlong Bay Shore arch 20 al Aqueduct, when he 1 a stakes mark of 1:20 4-5. Cojak, who had pressed the nbealen Zen but m issed the ootl .because o[ injury in NIP oLham two wcck5 ago, hroke i top and took the lead into jc clubhouse turn, then surrcn ercd it to Sonkisscr. But Bolt orbcs moved past Sonkissoi . ggcst lead, 79-60, with 6:19 lo Washington scored tlie next ght poinls but never seriously ntcring the fiened uji liackstrclch thr co-length leac flor the 'first half mile. With liree-cighlhs of a mile left Bold Forbes had a )Vj Ic-ngt cad over Sonkisscr, but h ucncd up plenty of daylight i ic upper stretch -- and the is HC was never in doubt. Completing the order of f i n i s iftcr Play Tlie Red were Cojak ,ord Henribee and'Eustace. The victory was worth $67.561 ind boosted" Bold Forbes' 19" earnings to $138,690 and his ca ·cor bankroll )o $201,430. Th (cnUicky-bred colt won h rst five races as a 2-year-o i Puerto Rico before com in ,o New York lo win Uic Tn mont and Saratoga Special. I then was sidelined'from Augu until Dec. 31 when he was be; en in an allowance race in forma. He began bis '3-year-old cat paign with a second-place Fim in the San Miguel and then fi ished third in ihc San Viccnt His first 3-year-old viclo came in the one-mile San t cinto, followed by (he B Shore. Northwest Arkansas 7IMBS, Sumksy, April 18, 1976 · FATIIIIEVILLK, A R K A N S A S _ 5O UT Spring Finale Brings New Faces AUSTIN, Tex (AP) -- Danny Gill hanged the opening kickoff o David IJranlley m the Texas Longhorns' spring football finale, Einil observers in the press )ox exclaimed, "Who are they." Gill, Brantley and 10 other non-scholarship players suited out for the inlrasquml Friday night as the result of an injurv epidemic so severe thai sporls publicist Jones R a m s e y quipped: "Coach Royal's going in for the or fonsc." Injuries and the flu kept 10 starters out of the contest making it impossible to assess Texas' strength for the 1D76 season. "That's not our football team obviously." C o a c h Darrei Hoyal said minutes after th first team had defeated Ibi reserves 20-7. Those missing included all Southwest Conference fullhacl Earl Campbell, who had i pulled hamstring muscle, am Rut after that. Cards' reliev- all-SWC defensive back crs Al llrabosky and Rassmusscn combined e-known Alike Cordaro, one of irce sophomore signal callers, nrpriseri spectators with his h rowing. Playing agEtJusl the first and ccoiid-toam defense, Cordaro completed 3 of 11 passes for 55 yards and guided the first, earn on an 83-yard touchdown I rive. Royal disclosed that Cordaro s'as a sub (nmrterback at Sun Antonio Highlands and had le lo Texas without a schol- irship. lie ran out of money in his first semester last year, lowcvcr, ;md was about tf) drop out of school when coaches de elded to give him a scholarship. d to gi e · will He · will compeln with Tec Constanzo of San Antonio C h u r c h i l l and Randy McKachern of E J assadena Dobic [or the starling job nest fall. Constanzo took the firsl teair 45 and 42 yards for touchdowns scoring Mice on a 'seven-yarc run. McEachern directed the reserves 29 yards. to their onlj touchdown, which fullback Boyd Cray, the son of former profes s ional star Ken Gray, score on a six-yard smash. Thought to be loo slow. Gra led rushers with 97 yards o 25 carries -- with most of Eh ardage coming against .Texas'.. ,, 'eloran first-team defense. ' *'Royal hung a'"quality" laba^- t in split receiver Alfred Jackion, \vho zipped 20 yardsjipn. i reverse for a touchdown,- sel^ i)) another on a 29-y;irtl reverse' md caught'a 35-yard Cordaro , : . tass to set up a third score. ' ' ' "If he wants to nlay'pro,. he., " am,"" .saki Royal, noting that';, lackson had gained 15 points-lip · "· o nearly 190-wilhbul losiilgv^ny ipeed. · '"*""· -^ \r, y± The talenl of Sieve Campbell' a! so s urf ace d before \\ -pviltcl^ j a muscle and joined his t w o ' " ittirt brothers, Earl and Tim, 3i\ the sidelines. Campbell tackled the elusive Jack'sotHon^-. a punt return and flattened;/ linebacker Rick Fenlaw'with" "a ^... block on another return.,.,. Asked about spculatton;'-that he might desert the Wishbone..^ , ? Royal said. "The object"-;of.^.a formation is to score, which wiS ; ,-. L led the nation in last yea'-'-^^ More Sports^" 1 On Page lOD ^* · --: .- ,- r.-'.-r" Detroit Nips California 2-0 ETH01T NIPS 1-1-2 ANAHEIM (AP) -- Detroit's ave Roberts fired a two-hiUe n his American League 'dcbu alnrday and the Tigers usnt olo ho m c rs by Bil I Freeh a nd Aurclio Rodriguez, to deCca ic California Angels 20. Roberts, acquired front llous ,n in the off-season, retire lie first 14 men he faced an arried a no hitter into the sc\ enlh innin". But Bruce Bochl imped a single to shallow let he hall deflecting off the ;;lo\ oi hard-charging Alex Johnson Tlic only other California was Dave Chalk's infield sing in the eighth. The Tiger meanwhile, were checked three bits by a trio of Ang 1)3 tellers. 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