Philadelphia Daily News from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 17, 1979 · Page 33
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Philadelphia Daily News from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania · Page 33

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Saturday, March 17, 1979
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p " I -V V--. xj5 v J Marvis Frazier Frazieir's By JACK RISER In the beginning they weren't yel ling for anybody in particular, just the usual sounds made by a restless fight crowd. Then it began: "Marvis . . . Marvis . . . Marvis ..." Scattered at first, and then a well-organized chant Inside the ring, Marvis Frazier put his head down a little lower and bored in on the much more experienced Jimmy Clark. It was a brash ove. It was a right move. CLARK, THE NO. 2 ranked amateur heavyweight in the country, moved tt block the advance and was nailed With a left hook that reached all the way to his roots. A measuring right and another hard left followed quickly, and Marvelous Marvis Frazier had turned the corner on the 25th and most important victory of bjs boxing career at Liberty Bell Park last night. t Using a left inherited completely fom his pappy, Smokin' Joe Frazier, Flyers Host Sabres While the Flyers, with a 10-5-3 record since Pat Quinn took over es coach, consider themselves upwardly mobile, a quick glance over their shoulders reveals to day's 1:15 Spectrum opponents, the Buffalo Sabres, keeping pace, i The Sabres, in seventh place overall in total points, have opened a five-point lead over Toronto, which leads the pack of teams that will fill out the wildcard NHL playoff berths. And the Sabres are only four points behind the Flyers. Saturday. March 17, 1979 - tttwi a- is on the receiving end of solid left by Son Rings the 18-year-old Frazier jabbed his way to the finals of the 1979 Pennsylvania Golden Gloves championships, coming up Thursday night at the Palestra against the best from Pittsburgh. It was precise. It was clean. It was impressive. It also was the headliner of opening night of the harness season at Liberty Bell Park. Syl DeCample,. seldom a single winner at the Bell, opened with a triple as longshots dominated the program. But the biggest winner and one of the biggest longshots was Frazier, who was supposed to be unable to cope with Clark's weight, height and experience. But he completely took all the play away from the 23-year-old West Chester State grad with a swarming style straight out of Pappy Joe's scrapbook. THE DECISION WAS unanimous and very popular to the 3,500 who crammed into the second-floor section, which was set aside for the boxing card. Young Frazier had been instructed by training genius Georgie Benton to use the left jab as often as possible. "The jab is like the infantry," Marv Marv offered. "Without it you can't throw the heavy artillery ... I thought I had him in real trouble near the end of the second round but he got away. He's a strong puncher and I felt it when he hit me with his Live . . .(X) Rated Nude Show 11 BMUttnA Uve Mod Glrfe doing C (f N.V. style burleaque. Continuous II now from 12 noon o 12 midnight dMy. Fri. Sat. 'M 2:30 AM. Adults it,.,,,, only. Admission 1. Monty back H not dallghtad. Frso parking. Also, adult books. Rims, 29- poop snows. located In baautNul Naw Jarssy. S mbwitee from Ban Franklin Bridge. 3000 Admiral WHaon Brtret, .Pannaaukan. Naw Jarssy. Philadelphia Daily News 33 Photographed by Norman Y. lono Jimmy Clark tihe Bell right hand, but I was in good condition and rolled with the punch." CLARK SAID HE WAS going back home and start training harder, hoping to meet Frazier again in the AAU's. "Just like the Russians, he's a subsidized athlete," Clark offered. "All he has to do is stay in shape and dream. I've got to take care of my job (director of the West Chester Athletic Association) and work when I can. Frazier's famous -father wasnt around to see his son's biggest win ever. "He's in South Carolina," Marvis said. "Hey, I 've got to break this up and give him a call. He's waiting to hear what happened." SPARRING AROUND: Kid Gavilan took a pre-bout bow and tried to demonstrate his famed bolo punch. The Kid was a mite on the plump side, so much that his swing was more lobo than bolo . . . Smokin' Joe's Gym produced six winners in last night's Eastern finals. In addition to Frazier, they included Myron Taylor (119), Holand Cooley (125), Mavin Schuler (147) and his brother James (156) plus Percy Custus (178) . . . Francis Childs (112) of the Chester Cobras, Tony Stern (132) of Harris-burg plus Mavin Richardson (139) and Vaughn Hooks (165) of West Philly rounded out the winning list TROUT FISHERMAN! Fish famous Pocono streams. Now being stocked. Weekend or weekly rentals avail in Towam-ensing Trails location. Finest private chalets in new community. Central to "hot" fishing spots. (717)722-0573 (717)722-0490 EDW. C. ROBERTS REALTY INC ALBRIGHTSVILLE, PA. 15210 Enter the new PHILADELPH ixj r IA DAILY NEWS Hi Every Saturday at LIBERTY BELL PARK through April 21 one race each week will be designated as the Daily News Sweepstakes. Here's how you can win up to $2,000 every week plus a new air-conditioned Pontiac Phoenix. RULES 1. Each day. the Daily News wilt publish a Sweepstakes entry coupon. Complete the coupon, enclose it in an envelope and mail it to Dairy News Sweepstakes. P.O. Box 8255. Philadelphia. Pa. 19101. 2. You may submit coupons separately -or. for possible bonus prizes, submit at least five different daily coupons each week and submit them together. Contest weeks run from Thursday through Wednesday. 3. Ail entries received each week wiH be sent to Liberty Bell Park. Just prior to the start of the Dairy News Sweepstakes " race, eight entry envelopes wiV be drawn at random. The first entry drawn wil have the horse listed m Post Position 1 in the official track program. The second entry drawn has the horse in Post Position 2. etc. 4. Prize payoff is as follows: First Place finisher wins $1, 000. Second Place finisher wins $500. Thd Place finisher wins $250. Fourth Place finisher wins $150. Fifth Place finisher wins $100. Sixth. Seventh and Eighth Place finishers win $50 each. If a contestant's horse is scratched prior to race, contestant wins a $250 consolation prize 5. If your entry envelope is one of the eight entries drawn and it contains at least five differently-dated daily coupons your prize money is doubled. 6. There will be a new contest every week. Coupons are good only for the specified Sweepstakes race marked on the coupon. The deadline for receipt of DAILY NEWS SWEEPSTAKES SATURDAY. MARCH 17 Please enter me in the Sweepstakes for Saturday, March 24. Name Address City Zip Phone Mail to: Daily News Sweepstakes P.O. Box 8255 Philadelphia, Pa. 1 91 01 Must be received by noon Friday, March 23 anD your potential winning entries is noon on the Friday preceding the Diry News Sweepstakes race. Winners v 41 be announced in the Daily News on Monday of each week and personalty notified by mail. 7. AN entries, whether weekly winners or not, wiH be eligible for the Grand Prize random drawing to be held prior to Sweepstakes race on April 21 Eight entries wiH be drawn and assigned post positions. The First Place Finisher wins the 1979 Pontiac. Other finishers win regular cash prizes. If winner of car has five different daily coupons in the entry envelope, he or she wins an additional $1,000. 8. Winners will permit the Daily News to use the names, photographs and other pertinent information for news and advertising purposes. 9. No purchase necessary to enter the contest. You may get a Dairy News Sweepstakes coupon Monday through Friday from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. at the Daily News. 400 N. Broad Street. Phila. Or send your request along with a stamped self-addressed envelope to Mr. Promo. Daily. News Sweepstakes. 400 N. Broad St Phrla.. Pa. 19101 10.. Hand-drawn facsimiles of entry coupons will be accepted as entries but machine duplicated entries will not. 11. Employees of Daily News. Inquirer and Liberty Bell Park and their families are not eligible to enter. I State

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