Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on August 11, 1972 · Page 10
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 10

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Friday, August 11, 1972
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10 «r Northwesl Arkonw. TIMES, Friday, Aug. I 1 Dwyer's First TroWTfl Win By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Arkansas Travelers '.'center. Holder Jim Dwyer walled a long timo for Ills first hpnie run ot the season, b'ul he picked a good lime when he finally got around to It.' ,,,. . . . . . ; ; r : . Dwyer beat Shrcveport .10-7 Thursday night .with , a grand slam homer, hit with two out Jn the bottom'Of the' ninth Inning. He also singled home » run Jn Ihe sixtlv.innlng. . . ·.;."...' . , , ' , ' . In . other Texas" League g a m e s , Alexandria dented Memphis'. -East . Division ./title nopes with a 3-0 and.3-1 double- h e a d c r sweep, , Amarlllo swamped El Paso 6-1 and Midland beat San Antonio 5-2, A five-run fourth, inning enabled Amarillo to beat the West Division-leading El Paso Sun Dodgers. The Giants used three hits, two walks,'an error and a wild pitch in the big Inning, and then followed Steve 'Kokor's three-lilt pitching to yctory. Midland's Don Schroeder struck out eight San Antonio batters mid gave 'up just three hits, all of.them in the fifth inning, to lead the.Cubs over the hapless. Brewers^ Chris Ward drove m four runs with a three- run homer and a single for'the winners,. . ' . - . . , , , . Dave Hilton,broke up a sfiore- less duel , with a three-run bonier for Alexandria in, its first game .with Memphis, as pitcher Wijhe ..Bpynton won a two-hit shutout'."" libser. Eran Webb had a three-hitter going in the final inning of the opener before Hilton connected lor the second game, Grant With Plunkett New Plans Winning NFL Setisori · : - j . - v - : ; ' " ' .."I \ ·,-.·( - , . - . · . . . . . *^ · . . . · , . . . . '. -.' . , ' . . . . VAMHERST, Mass, (AP) -The Now England Patriots, who regained respectability with the arrival of. Jim Plunkelt and n new stadium in-1971,'.hope for continued improvement, tills year with'the ultimata goal tho National Football League's ; Super Bowl. · "We avo totally committed.,to winning,". Coach John Mazur s a i d . , - . : · . , With Plunkelt directing every play «t quarterback, the, Patty ols .shook the rolo of doormat With six victories last season, the most by the club jn five years, · - ,·. Plunkett, former Stanford All-A merle an, made the blf jump to the pros with ease ami earned rookie of the year honors in/ the American · Conference. Ho completed 158 ot 32! passes for 2,158 yards and 1! touchdowns. : .'SJiguring that. Plunkett has Improved 100 nor cent In reaping-defenses, the Patriots; plan lo open their attack to-capital- tie on lit? mobility and throwing arm.. The :running backs wlirbe.sont put more, often on pass patterns, wllli emphasis D 1 , speed-and good hands, ·;' Cart Garrett, a veteran who gafncd 784 yards on tho. ground last year,.'Is assured of one backtield berth. The other is up fqrgrabs with the trada of veteran fullback Jim Nance to Philadelphia. Llttlo Randy Vataha, who was a big surprise as he caught 51 passes for nine touchdowns as a. rookie In 1071, again fig ures to be Plunkett's favorite target as a wide receiver. The two starred together at Stan ford, ,but Valaha was consid .red loo small for the pvos until lie Patriots gave'him ft chance at the augeestlort of Plunkett, · Vclernns Hublo 'Bryant alia Keggte Kucker and rookie Tom Reynolds, New England's lop dralt choice from 'San Dlcgo State; are* waging ai stiff battle in training camp for the other wide receiver .berth.-- General Manager Upton'Bell calls'Rey- nolds''.'a .potential superstar." i The Patriots; feel they-finally have filled one problem spot in recently acquiring veteran tight end Bob .Windsor from tho Sac Francisco 49ers for a No. 1 draft pick in 1974. The offensive line lit .set with veteran center Jon Morris in the middle foe guards Len St Jean and Halvor Hagen and tackles Mike Mbntler and, Tom Neville. : Defense could be the Patriots 6-8 weakness, In compiling record last, yew, 'New was oulscorcd 237-100 met Burronclorert mor,q than 000 yards to opponents. ·-. With veteran Jlnobackoi'i Steve Kiner and Ed W?Isacojky gone, the pressure will be on ,he front Vlour-ends Julius Adams and rookie Jim White, and tncklos'Davo Rowe ana Blck -Cash :-or Dennis wlr- °j]m Cheyuns'kj; and EJ FJana- gan arc Ihe only experienced linebackers, bolhv,. playing the middle. Rookies -Ken Price and Pick Blanchard'are lop contenders for outside llnebacking "The defensive, backs Include John Outlaw, Larry Canye!!, Rick Harris and Clarence Scott, all tested veterans; and rookie Ron Bolton ot Norfolk State. Jumping Gear Two 1 eiu a i e members of (he Chechoslovakian pura- clnile learn prepare to make their next Jump in the ll(h World Pafacliulihg Championships in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. These two members pre- f e r r e d . f o wear bikinis rather ·than (he traditional jump- suits. The Czechs are fighting lo retain their world championship title. (AP AVirepholo) For Tech's Carlen Recruiting Wars Tough Aces. In 'the". Steer hit a,two-run single in the ·-·--·-' '·'--=-- and: Randy Elliott first inn in rapped an RBI /triple in the fifth to accptint for Alexandria scoring; .Steve Simpson picked up his IBthi ! sava of the season for Larry Hardy by stunting a last-ditch Memphis rally. The double'', victory,. for the Aces gave them: a six-game margin inithe'East. Tonight's ' games have the same teams in the same cities for single games. LUBBOCK, Tex. (AP) -- "In; gome -ways," a Houston writer observed, "Jim Carlen reminds one of the late Vince Lombard], perhaps the greatest dis Ciphnarian «i football history "You can't honestly knock his Idealistic. approach, and you have to admire his guts for speaking out." , . Carlen,; entering his third year as football coach at Texas Tech, has shown no reluctance to speak his mind. ' : But aside from a confrontation last year with Tech fans, his vigorous, personalized recruiting program couplec with a hard set of rules attract- ed the most attention. When his unbending guidelines were announced, 'a campus undeiground news paper promptly labled him "Morality Fats." And, says Carlen, "I think a lot of recruiters from other schools have used it against us very openly and viciously." On the other hand, he continued, when other coaches find a kid who favors such rules, they well sell those rules as i! they weire their own. In the competitive arena of schoolboy recruiting, such matters are more than delicate. NBA OKs Purchase Oi Bulls; Group Gets 10-Year Lease CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association, on-again, off again d'li the trading mart all year, finally have been sold to new ownership with a lock on Ihe Chicago Stadium as a long-term home base, The NBA yesterday approved a $5.1 million purchase of the Bulls by a 10-member group including Arlhur M. Wiftz, owner tf the Chicago Stadium and the Chicago Black Hawks of the National,Hockey League. The ac.tioh cnme .after the NBA rejected previous purchase bids by Canadian Peter Graham, operator of the San Diego Arena, and Marvin Fish man, former official of the NBA's Milwaukee :Bucks, Grant Approved WASHINGTON (AP) -grant of $253,185 has been ap proved by the Office of Eco nomio Opportunity for the Eas Arkansas Economic Opportun ity Corp, in Forrest City. The' office of Sen. John L McCIellan, D-Ark., said Thurs day the g r a n t would provid funds to the community actio agency for a one-year perio beginning Sept. 1. I don't want lo hava any oolish rules," Carlen said in an titerview. *'We'have rules we link are basic. 'The rule most discussed gainst us is oiir church rule. . . I've never said a boy had o go to any church... I just link a youngster needs faith. I nnk it's one thing a lot i of oung people are missing.right ow. "But if a kid tells me he's an theist and his folks go along I'ith it, I don't ever say another vord.' 'We advocate not drinking alchohol, taking drugs, smoking cigarettes--12 month's a year. "We have mandatory class attendance; until'a boy's a sen- Or." ·'·''.'·: : ' . . ' " . ' . : , . . ' · : . - ' · . : : The.rules' appeal to parents lasfbeen.' a positive .recruiting .ooV'he said. ' · :-. "I .visit every liome of every 'ootball player so I ;he family," Carlen said. "And I give them our rules, whieh I 'uess.are a little more .stern ;hari most rules. But;; most lomes have tougher rules; than we .have. We just try to continue on:; Carlen approved SWC elimination of lavish entertainment of prospects, which "got really out of hand." ' '· The high recruiting drama in the SWC comes in February on the eve of the first signing day, Carlen confers by telephone through the night with his coaches at strategic areas around the state', 'If a coach'says he needs me in his particular area, then I work it out with a private/plane to get there ... but you can't be everywhere at 8 a.m., which is signing time." Local Banker Gels Top Prize In Golf Meet Ellis Shelton, president ot the First National Bank of Fayelte- ville, had the lowest score and won top prize in the annual Ark a n s a s Bank Management Seminar golf tournament at the Fayetteyille Country;Club .Wednesday afternoon. He shot a 72 for low score. Eight others took prizes which were a presentation by John Lewis of Fayetteville. Lewis and Bill Breazeale of Fayetteville were co-chairmen of the tournament. The nine winners -Tom Fowler of Memphis, longest drive on No. 1. Jim Hornybrook of Slump Ridden Golfer Takes Early lead HARRISON, N.Y. (AP) -DeWitt Weaver, slump-ridden and struggling since scoring his first tour victory a year ago, said a. complete change in attitude helped him into the first- round lead in the $250,000 West- Chester Golf Classic. Thursday he shot an eight-un- dcr-par 64 for the 28-hole lead in this tournament with a $50,000 first prize. . . . /"Last week I hit the ball better than I have any other time in my life. But I shot 293 'because I -putted like an idiot,"he said. . . · .'·He put together his career- best round to move past Jack Nicklaus and pro rookie Steve Melnyk, tied just one stroke back with seven-under-par 65s on the 6,700 yard Westchester Country Club course, Thursday Big . Labron Harris and Dwight-Nevil, a one-time Dallas fireman, followed at 66 with Australian Bruce Devlin, B o b Murphy and Wayna Yates,- now in Atlanta club pro, next at' 67. While the mild, sunny weather and relatively short cojirse combined to produce sonic ex- trem'ely low scores, a couple of the game's; outstanding stars had their problems. '" Defending champion Arnold Palmer put three sixes on 'his card en route to a 73 and South African Gary Player, who won the.- PGA National. champion- ship'last week, could .manage only ; a par 72,-.'British · Open title-holder Le Trevhio isn't competing. ; · Weaver, once a backup quarterback to Don Meredith at Southern Methodist, barely made expenses through three years, of...struggle on the pro tour before breaking through "Anything Can Happen" Astros Pick Up Game On Redlegs By THE. ASSOCIATED PRESS . - : Baseball may. be a .game of Inches for some, but it's still a matter of feet for Harry Walker. "We're close enough in the National League West race so that Cincinnati can hear the pitter-patter of our little feet," says the Houston Astros manager. "Close'enough" is 614 games behind the leaders--not a eu- phorious position at this time of the season, suicidal. "Anything Walker said after his Astros defeated the Atlanta Braves 9-4 but certainly not can happen." while .the Ileds were losing to the Los Angeles' Dodgers 6-2. The Dodgers also chopped a game oft their third-place position in the. West. :They now stand 10 games behind Cincinnati--a posture that also is not the.end ot the world, according to Los Angeles Manager Walt Alston. "I'm not giving up on this race," said the Dodger field boss. "After all, we were fur ther back at this lime last year." The Dodgers made a race of it last season. They closed with a rush and wound' up losing the West pennant by one game to the San Francisco Giants., In the only other National League game Thursday, tha Chicago Cubs ripped the Montreal Expos 8-0. Tommy -Helms, who played for Cincinnati last year, provided a big hit in Houston's victory Thursday night. : HIs two- run triple capped .a I'! 1 ' 66 "*' 1 " 1 rally in the seventh inning that broke a 6-6 tie, Billy Williams drove in two runs with a bases-loaded single in a five-run fifth inning as Chicago defeated Montreal. Williams boosted his career RBI to 1,154 to move into second place behind Ernie Banks on the all- time Cub list. league Leaders Little By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AMERICAN tEAGUE BATTING (250 at bats)-Rudi,' Oak, .323; Scheinblum, KG, .314. R U N S -- R u d i , Oak, 70| D.Allen, Chi, 68. RUNS BATTED IN-D.Allen, Chi, 82; Murcer, NY, 64. HITS-Rudi. Oak. 134; Pi- niella, KG, 118. DOUBLES^-Piniella, KC, 26: Rudi, Oak, 25. . TRIPLES--Rudi, L ' Oak', 7; Blair, Bal,- 6; Fisk, Bsn, 6; Thompson, Min, 6. HOME RUNS-D.Allen, Chi '- Cash, Det, 21; R.Jackson Rock, longest drive on No. 18. Don Calloway of Pine Bluff, shortest drive on No. 1. Ellis Shelton, Fayelteville, closest'to hole on No. 9. Frank Moores of Tulsa, closest to hole on No. 17. Robert Wells, Paris, highest score. Bill Bowman of McGehee and H e r m a n Kordsmeier of Morrilton, tied for lowest net score. Ellis Shelton, lowest score. with a /victory in the rich Match Play Championship last Oak, 21. STOLEN BASES--D.Nelson May Locate Here LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Daniel Roebuck, director of- the state Industrial Development Department, said Thursday he is scheduled to meet next week with a representative of a German firm that has expressed interest in locating in Arkansas. . The director said he did not know, the name of the firm. Roebuck said he had been notified that the representative of the firm planned the visit by a European bank. Cily Softball Play Continues Purvis Sporting Goods downed the Salvation -. Army 12-2 Thursday evening in men's fast pitch softball played at the City Park. '. : Hayderi .Green was the winning hurler while Charley Bighorse was charged with the loss. Barry Barkley, Beck, Watson and Tanner led the Purvis attack with two runs each. Budgie Harris and Johnny Walker scored the only two runs for the Salvation Army. Russell pgle.fired^a no hitter to pushi Dandy .Off past the City of Fayetteviile 3-0. John Miller was charged with' the loss. Rick -HuEton led 'Dandy' with two runs while Gerald Dailey scored oho run. In the final contest SWEPCO downed EPC 13-5. W. J. Whitehead was the winner and James Carson the loser. Bill Reed scored three runs for SWEPCO while Hency, Williams and Fouke scored two each. Johnson scored three runs to lead EPC. . Action continues tonight when the Salvation Army takes on Gateway Plywood. Tex, 36; Campaneris, Oak, 27, STRIKEOUTS--N.Hyan, Cal 198; Lolich, Det, 171. . NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING (250 at bats)-Ce deno, Htn, .352; B.Williams Chi, .341. . - · * RUNS--Morgan, Cin, 89 Bonds, SF, 84. RUNS BATTED IN-SlargeU Pgh. 89; Colbert, SD, 84. HITS-B.Williams, Chi, 139 Brock,,StL, 137. , DOUBLES-rBonds, SF, 25 B.Williams, Chi, 24; Cedeno Htn, 24. TRIPLES-Brock, StL, 8 Rose, Cin, 8; Bowa, Phi, 7 Sanguillen, Pgh, 1. HOME RUNS-Colbert, SD 31; Stargell, Pgh, 27. · ' STOLEN BASES-Brock, StL 44; Morgan, Cin, 39. PITCHING (8 Decisions)-Nolan, Cin, 13-3, .812, 2,01 Mar shall, Mon, 10-3, .769, 1.34. . STRIKEOUTS--Carlton, Ph 232; Seaver, NY, 154. In The Saddle Again New York second baseman Ira! Park while conducting Mounted patrolman Paul Gen- after Clarke »skert (o ride the Horace Clarke sils in t h e children's baseball clinic, slcr holds the reins al left horje, (AP Wirephoto) . uddl* at New York's Ccn- ARETHE WORDS THKT BET DESCRIBE OUR .PrtODUCT. CALL US FOR YOUR REAW MKED CONCRETE NEEO Farmington Grid Sessions Begin . Farmington football coac Allen Holland reminds all junio hlg hfootball players that fa practice begins Wednesda August 16 at 4:00. Players ar also reminded that they mu have a physical before pra ticing. Baseball Bosses Attack Problems KANSAS CITY (AP) -- Mar league baseball's bigwigs egan to wrestle today with the uestion of .possible realign-' eiit of the American and Na- onal leagues. Nobody knows exactly how,. support or opposition lere is on the proposal. A committee, named during le summer baseball metings vhich ended Thursday,..hopes o find out and will spend the ext four months studying the ssue. It consists of Commis- ioner Bowie Kuhn and Presi- ents Joe Cronin of the.AL and Charles "Chub" Feney -of the Tho committee will report rack to the owners at the win- I6r rne'etirigs' in December In Hawaii. The two proposals call for splitting.the leagues into either three eight-club leagues or four six-club leagues. Owner Jerold Hoffberger ot Ihe Baltimore Orioles, presidents William Bartholomay of the Atlanta Braves and Calvin Griffith of Ihe Minnesota Twins and general -- · . O'Connell of Sox lean toward some sort of regrouping. Opposition has been expressed by Joe Brown, president of the Pittsburgh Pirates, and Spec Richardson, general manager of the Houston Astros. manager Dick the Boston. Red Agejess Ken Rosewall Dominales In Cleveland Open Tennis Test CLEVELAND, Ohio : (AP) -The favorites have'all dropped' y'. the''wayside leaving ageless ien Rosewall once again in the imelight and the choice lo capture the Cleveland Classic indoor tennis tournament. .' ' ' Rosewall, 3T, was written oft as washed-up way back in 1968, but- he just keeps oh .''winning;,' and two years in a row has )eaten fellow Australian R o d [/aver : to capture the World Championship Tennis crown. Rosewali turned back Charles Pasarell of Puerto Rico, 6-3, 6 4, Thursday, to reach the final eight. Advancing with him were Roger Taylor of Great Britain, Ray Ruffles of Australia and Nikkl Pillc of Yugoslavia. Mark Cox of Great . Britain, Cliff Drysdale of South Africa, Marty Riesscn of Chicago,.ill., and Ismael El Shafei of the United Arab Republic had moved into the quarterfinals the day before. . , · , Taylor ousted favored Fret Slolle of Australia. 7-6, 6-3, Pil ic upended Robert Carmichael of .France, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 and Ruf fels knocked off Cliff Richey who ousted Bob Lutz--4-6, 6-4 6-3. Earlier second-seeded Ar thur Ashe was knocked out b El Shafei and Laver eliminated by third-seeded Riessen. Winners pf. today's matches letween Cox-El Shatei, Rufflcs- 5 ilic,' .Tayloi-jRosewall and liessen-Drysdale, .tadvance to he semifinals Saturday, Oklahoma Team Wins In Tourney McALESTER, Okla; (AP) -Miami, Okla., meets Albuquerque, N.M., tonight in tha next-lo-last. round of play in the six-slate regional Babe Ruth baseball tournament. Miami, the Oklahoma cham. pion in the 13-lo-lS-year-ohI league, came,.from behind in Ihe ninth inning Thursday to defeat Southwest Austin, East Texas champion, 5 4. 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