Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 25, 1976 · Page 17
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2C · Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Sunday, April 25, 1976 Oakland Edges Cleveland 8-7 t) (AP) -- ' Joe Rudi's - (wo'-run homer in Uic nmth umlng Saturth\ \aullcd Oakland to ati 8-7 victory over I tic Cleveland -Indians - a n d stiaiHied the A's four-game los intf streak. Kuril'sHrst homer or Uic se.i son, ii s l i o t o C r TonvKiiskey, 0-1, that curled around the left field Ion) . polo followed a ; L\vb-ouL ttnlk to Caludoll \\ashmgloii ·. II vvipecl out a 76 lead Cle\e lamThnd b'uIU'wilh two runs in the- bottom ow the'eighth on R[ck Mminitig's triple, Bucldj Hell's KHI-singlo, Doog Pow 'oil's single that s e n t ' B e l l to t h i r d ' arid a sacrifice f t y j ; b ; Hico Carty, The · Indians took a -J-0-lea through the first two'.inning: bill the A's struck for five in the third; three of them 'coming on -Don Baylor's second homei of Uio .year. Secnnil base umpire, Lon Di- Muro, calls HID out sign on Claudell Washington, right, of the Oakland A's Saturday, as He Gotcha! he tries ID steal secnnrj during first inning play a l , t h e . C l e v e land Stadium. Duane Kuiper, ritumbtir IS, makes the tag as Frank D u f f y of the I n d i a n s watches th« play. (AP Wire- photo) l OLd Cement Hands' Snyder Star Shooter For Cleveland CLEVELAND CAP) -- Cleve-! land Cavaliers guard Dick Sny der could be the best shooter with "bad hands" Sn the National Basketball Association, 'Yeah," said teammate Austin Carr with.a smile. "We call Dick 'Old Cement Hands/ Throw him a pass and you close your eyes. The fact is that despite the kidding about Snyder's occasional problems \sith ballhandl int;, the 10-ysrar. veteran from Da\]d on has pla\ed a major role in Cleveland'sVTamazing season, On a club which emphasizes the "team concept" of basket' ball Snjder his been the only Cavaliers to break into the lop 10 in any NBA individual stntas 1 ticar category this season. Several times during the year he h a s been listed among Ov top per cent'Jge shooters in the ' lea'gue, although a late seasoi , slump droppud him out of the top 10 ^ , In Ihursciaj night s heart _aid, "Dick's pJuy in.the secondi ialE of the second game over in Washington \sas h^^d lo equal and that's how he? played the entire game Thursday 'He's a good example of this m,' Fitch - added. "These atayers always hustled physi- :ally and now .they have learned lo make their minds ins tie". Now. when were down 10. or 15 points, ! we still, believe, .we can get back . i n t o ' t h e game/' he noted. "Now, they are menially full of positive thoughh. Snvder took over the."shoot- stopping 92-91 victory over Washington, which save Cleve land a 3-2 lead in the best-of- seven Eastern Conference sem Houston Netters Rule Southwest Conference Maroon Aggies Win C O L I t G E STATION, Tex Ap) -- Qnarlerback David hi[man accounted for tlivei ouchdowns and 245-uound full tick' George Woodurd · bulled cross for three titore Saturday igtil to lead tlie first team Ma- oons to'a 4l-7 victory over the cserve 'Whites 'i to close out 'exas AM's spring fcwtba.l. WACO, Tex. ,(Al a ) ~ M a r k ' /hies, · :r Sniitlicrn v MctliodEst Jnivcrsity fresluiinii, lopped lis brilliant louniiiincnl per- 'onnancc Saturday .wEth ati incredible third- sjpl'rally to beat Charles Em ley: of Texas AAM and 1 win the top singles iniitcti '.. the fSoulhwcsl Conference Tennis Clnmpionslilp Houston's netlers won their co[ii],(/?E»m championship and Texas"Christ!an UniyersELy won its' first doubles lHle\' by t a k i n g one of the Ihrcc categories; Vines and E-niley, the top two finalists, started the" tournament unseeded Vines uho de fealcfl defeiiding chairipiori Ross Walker of Houston in the firs! round, was trailing' 2-5 in the third set with Emley bctore staging his comeback to w i n 3 6,,0-4. 7-5. Houston ended the - t o u r n a ment with .77 points.', thrtv* ahead of Texas and wcU.aheac of defending champion .South ern Methodist University which had 61. The Cougars claimed two sin gica \\iiuieis Ricarrio' Ycaza defeat/id -David .Bohrnstedt 5MU, G-4. 6-4, and Colon Nune; opped David Kelly of.TCU, 5-7 In the lop doubles .· match tcintly Crawford imcl Tut Bar ten Jr. ot TCU clowned Gem tiilo N u n l z - a n d Stewart-Keller of Texas, 6-5, 7-5. ' Stewart Keller of Texas (located TCU's":-Tom'.Moll u he number lhree:sinsles..G-4, 6 2 and Don Byficld of Texas ,op]eri Jon Gurian of T C U f , 6 " C 3 In the number t\\o double Can Plock and Graham Whal ,ng of Texas'defeated .Ricardr Icaza and Colon Nunez .of Hans Ion 5 7 6 2, 7 5, and in the nuni bcr three doubles pan B\delimit Sieve Denlo'h'Vtlcfcate John \Vhitoford, and: Barry Jos selson of Rice, 7 5 7 6 Phillies Prevail P H I L A D E L P H I A ' . (AP) -Mike Schmidt's t\vc~run homei his ninth of the yenr end .eight in the last six'games, capped: five run eighth inning as th Philadelphia Phillies scored 10-5 victory over ' the Allan! Braves in 1 a 1 National Leagu game Saturday night Fergus Takes Top Honors As Houston Wins SWC Golf HUNISVILI.E. Tc\ (A I') -- eith Fergus gralita! ilic indi- idual title and in the process ed (lie Um\erslt o( Houston ouKais to an nulislpulea oulhvest Conference chnm lonship here Saturday. II w a s Ihe first time m three e-us the Cougars tad been able to shake off the Tcvis Longhoms who tied with IIous on lor the learn title in 1971 ind 1975. The Cougars had a lolal'ot 637 strokes, for the 51-holq'lournn merit with Texas finishing a distant second at Oil f o l l o w e d bv Texas Tech with 916 Tcvli A5.M «as fourth w i t h 923 and llien came Southern Methodist 938, Hico 971 Arkansas 97_B, Bavlor. D79. and -Texas: Christian. 989 Fergus,uound up as the indi udml cnampion uilh a t w o p\cr par 21 On Saturday he eh m i \ e d his fine performance \\ith a par 71 Jeff Mitchell of Texas Tech was second with 221 followed 1)1 Randy Simmons of Texis with" 224. Defending champion lance T e n Brocck of Texa' w o u n d up m a tie for eighth with 228 i fin'shers In the 54 liole Scuhtvw* jrnierenrt RoU Tourtiamc*' a(. ihe pit I. ' C,MO-)-atd \S'aloiM'ood Course S^tur rAClHl KcrKlli, UJI Jclt Stitclicll, Tech nflfid Sinsniw UT ·id Ishli. Uli' _ . 1 i rl Utl ClmriM Adams, SMU [ton Kilby, Ul! .Vllson UY While Idc UH I inco Ten Brooch UT Danny ^Snltcra. TT · Dnfe Ulacttliura, UT \Wrcn \ti!C UT ilnrli llJirRnivc, TT kliku MfttMc^ Ark Lirrv Gurzeti). Atil 1U U Dm AM .IciMiri VJF1 I x n w TT SMU ~ . Jim Ma»n, ,UT Shine f o i TT Haik DtBull.' S51U . l:iser. . 1SU 70-71-71-51 7S-7G J3-3? 727178-22 ' 79-7573-227 7B-72-77- 227 76-7J-79-723 13-76 7S-22S JJ.M.7-223 71-77-77-2^ 757B16-3M 757581-231 81-77-73-431 71-MBI-232 7B W-71-231 81-7378-232 ' - - 7fl.77-3-233 79-77-73-2J5 77BI-7B-233 Drillers Top Travs LITHE HOCK (AP) Pitcher Daud scattered four hilsund Jolm Andrews and Hick Br.idltj deh\cied Xcv RBI hits S i t n r d a j night lo lead l a f n v e l l e lo a 10 1 T e x a s Base ball l e a g u e uclorj over Ar kinsas The onl\ run t uqi'a, 2 0 gave up was an unearned run in dun liming after the Drillers had built, a ' 1 0 0 lead. ing guard' shsrlurg poai last season When Carr injured a knee and had to undergo sur . gery He s stilt starting, al though Carr is bac^ lo full health and doing yeoman work off the bench. 'On' this tfjm, starting just doesn't mean thai much," Snyder said. "Everybody plays and contributes The Cavaliers and Bullets meet in game No 6 of the series Mondai night in Land over Md If a seventh game /s nece sary it will be p.uyed here Thursday night. Walmavt Fishin Contest Martin Takes A Four Stroke Lead in Birmingham Classic BIRMINGHAM Ata C«) - Kalhy Martin birdied her last three holes Saturday to take a four-stroke edge over : first- round leader -Jan^Stephensbn at the Ladies, Professional Golf Association's Birmingham Oas^ He got i'6 of those in the first j MJ SS M a r t i n shot a 65 Satllr- half and eight more in the t h i r d , day and coupled with her 6G ifihal pKiyoff Eeries, icored 2G points. Snyder period, sitting with five fouls the the hench fourth until the final ,1:12 of quarter _ the game. He then hit; another j u r d a y f o r .,135. lier tournamenl-leading score" after 36 holies 1 'was*' 131. Miss Stephenson shot a'70 Sat- pressure shot Cleveland a shortlived lead with 51 seconds left. Cleveland Coach Bill .gave.. 90-89 filch Baseball's Top Ten By THE A5SOnATi:n PRESS Bawtf Dn 29 it Ba(s A M E R I C A S L E A G U E G A! Player Club Piniella SV , UnrUin Dtt B.Bell Cl« Psifk KC Har/sh Tex Chalk t^! RaixJrfph NY J.Spenc*r Ctil Iforae Ri Hnrtnn, Delroil. J; F Tied ft'Hh 2. R u n i RA( 37 R H Pet. 7 16 ,l?5 S 15 .432 , II 33 9 12 k, 3il«n, 3; la In Hudi OaTitarid. H j llorlon. Dtlrolt. H ChamWl'i, New Yoj-ir, II; Mellon. Call fotnla, 11; I'inltlla, New York. [0; RIv n-*, Kew York, 10; J-S^eiicer, Chi W. Ti'Jtnt, B«j!U.n, 30, l.fffl: D.R^bcrls. De [rt;ll. 2-ft. 1.000; I.jle. New V«ri(. 2-0 LOOT; Kilimorri!, Kn«ai City. J-0, l/« liinore, 3 1, .75; "siatori, Mil^auke*. 3- .7ifl; 3 lied Witn ^67. NATIONAL IRAf.L'E Piajer dtif Sljlner NY Johnslone Phi Starve]] P^b Koi* CIn .Grole NY DaRa-lef SD iS^-BrKfe S'.L Heritor on All Matlhewi BK /tfetlt SF , G Ail » 10 33 10 17 ,7 ! 31 7 II .13 10 M 7 M .t * I 2 50 11 22 .( 11 10 4 J7 ,U 7 22 10 42 10 35 11.. 1KO IS ,f 12 +7 1 1! .3! H . 17 .V , Home Rum Schmidt, Philarlclphla, 8: Kin*ma 1 New York. 7; Cadcim, Houston, 5; M ; Iteft, San Franc! so, 5; ; Monday, Ch . czzi, 4; J.ifrjralEs, C'r.lcazo, I. ..Ran B»11ed (n ' Kinsman New York, !Jij Sthmic ' Philadelphia, 15; GiMey, Cincinnati, I I CedeTM, Houston. 15; «rr?An, C f n c f n n * » 13: U'JnfieM, San Dk^fj. 11. . . , . A t l a n U , 3H, l.V/i. N'nrnuin. Cinclnnsti 0, 1///I; MsllarH, New Yurie. 2. ASU Tops La. Tech RUSTOM, La. CAP) -- A kansas Slate piltd up five r-jn on four hits, a walk and thn I.ouisiana Tech error.? to he Tech 5-2 in a Southland Conic cncc baseball game Saturday, Tech's runs came on a horn by narry Johnson in the .secon f n n i n g . . Arkansas Slate Js now 14-22 Six shots olf the iura Baugh, with pace was 137 total. ebbie Austin was" a t ; 138 and fending champion Maria; As- ologes and Betsy Cullen were ed at 139. During :. the overcast, rain- rinkled day. ..Miss Mir tin lUed out nine birdies. "It was fantastic round." she said. "1 arted a bit shaky, but I hit it etter and ong. better as I wenl "I.kept myself al 'You can win, you can she added. "I went oui 5th Week Winners David Pik» Fayell«vil]e 3 L b , 4 1 ' i O i Watch for our Reel Clinic* Garcia May Z1-2Z Zebco May 6, 12-6 p.m. diy win, Uicre with a lot o| conlidencL because I am hilling the bull so super.' On her last hole o f - t h e .day she hit her tee shot Itirough tht 18th f a i r w a y and played a driv er down the adjacent 13 focfon winding up behitid some.trees She then pulled out a five iron and , hit the : f jagstic^' All that: remained was a six-inch tap-in' for the birdie. "It I.hadn't hit Ihc.ring," she recalled. 'Til still he .looking for Ihe balK" :" : , ; : Miss Stephenson, who Miss- Martin by one-stroke going into Saturdays piay, said, ^'t'm not disappointed. I am mad and disgusted. "I -didn't get one break lo T day.' she Enid. . .The t o u r n a m e n t s final round is scheduled tor today. «: SF.I.I. FOR I.ESS W A L - M A R I T S ATISFACTIO.N GUARANTEED « Everything for the Fisherman at Big Discount Savings Thompson's 14th Inning Double Helps Twins Win BLOOMIKGTON, Min. (-AP)I - Minnesota shortstop Danny hompson saves his best perr ormances for bad weather and atipr/ally televised games. "This had to be the worst day could remember for playing," aid Thompson, whose fourth it of-.lfio game--a Hth-inning ouble-- helped reliever Bill :amphell and the Twins beat he Baltimore Orioles 2-1 Satur*y- . ' ' · ' · · "Maybe this is my kind of vwilhcr/' added Thompson,-re- erring to the coM drizzle "which el) for the first eight innings of he|-game. \ "It was mis'erable and, the wetness really made it ling." ' · . . " :: ' '..'. Luis Gomez led off with 14th Luis Gome?, led off the lHh (rant Jackson, 0-1, and Tliom^- sen's double to right-center icld sent him third. Dan Ford's sacrifice fly to right then scored the winning run. The game began in 43'dcgree empei'jture and winds gustin^ from the northeast up: co 36 miles an hour. A steady rain began falling in the second in ning and both clubs immediately began playing for a single run. "We were t h i n k i n g one run or however many we could get,' said Minnesota Manager Gene M a u c h , "But that's the ironic ihing about baseball. We playc* Irnm the third to the eighth in _iing in conditions you'd never start a ijame.'' Baltimore starter Ken Holh rrwn, who scattered three hit in seven innings,:said he wa j u s t trying lo [hrow .strikes on a slippery mound. "ft was a struggle from !h beginning," said Holtzman "But I'm sure it was tor th hitters, too. You couldn't hrea a sweat, so you couldn't gc loose." ' ' Vnleran American T.cagu umpire Bill Jtaller probahl summed it up best, though: "I! 70u start in that kind of slutf, 1 ' .ie .said, "it's pretty hard to stop in it," Campbell, 2-1, pitched 51-3 innings of two-hit ball to pick up the victory. · The Twins opened the scoring with a first-inning run whcr Rod Carew hit a two-out single stole his seventh base of the. eason and scored on A double y Craig Kusick. The Orioles lied it in th( ourth when Brooks Robinson vho had started the fnning with tls 2,80th career hit, scored on a'single by Mark Belanger, Cowboys Take Golf Tourney STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) -Oklahoma Stale University, us ng alternate goKcrs, slormed ,o Its sixth straight victory in ,he Cowboy Invllational Golf; Pournament Saturday, edging Wichita Slate University 6H to 606. - | WicWt'a State had led the Jeld of six teams following Friday's opening round o[ 18 holes in the 36-hole tourney. Individual champion was Malt Seiti o( Wichita Stale, who had a 71-76--147 for the tourney otl Ihe par 70 course. Oklahoma Slale's Jim Woodard filso had a H7 on rounds oE 72 and 75, but he was disqualified frorn individual scoring because officials said he signed his entry card Improperly. Thai did not affect the team standings, Kar behind Ihc two leaders were Oklahoma City University at 621; University of Arkansas- I-lltle Rock 622; Oral Roberts University 625. and Central Stale University 6)3. Wenzel DINING CANOPY 4'xlO' MINNOW SEINE Piano 3 Tray TACKLE BOX 56 Qt. Coleman ICE CHEST WR RESERVETHERIGHTTO LIMIT QUANTITIES Regent BADMINTON SET No. 11945 6 Gallon WATER CONTAINER CoiUpsibl. FISH BASKET FILLET KNIFE

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