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NL Clubs Must 'Keep Winning' By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS "The guys are saying we're back on the winning track now," said Bobby Bonds. "We've been winning in the clutch and we've just got to keep on winning," said Bill Su- dakis. "The only important thing now is winning," said Nelson Briles. "We're not looking at the Scoreboard. We have to win," said Ted Simmons. "It's not whether you win or lose,, it's how you play the game," the old saying goes— but don't tell that to the San Francisco Giants, Los Angeles Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals. Only Thing Winning is the only thing on the minds of the four National League teams—and winning is what they did Sunday, keeping a couple of divisional races as tight as when the day's play began. The Giants, snapping out of a ,. w i 1 d seven-game tailspin, struck hard and fast to beat Atlanta 6-1 and retain their meager three-game lead in the West over the charging Dodgers, who won their sixth in a row with a 6-3 victory over San Diego. In the East, Briles held Montreal to six hits and blanked the Expos 4-0 to keep the Pirates 5% games ahead of St. Louis, which got a four-hit shutout from Bob Gibson for a 4-0 triumph over the Chicago Cubs. In the two other National League games, the New York Mets rallied to nose out Philadelphia 3-2 and Houston' won its seventh in a row, do'wning Cincinnati 4-2. • "I think we're back on the track, too," said Bonds, who helped get the Giants going with his 29th homer, a two-run shot in their four-run first against the Braves, then added a run-scoring double in the ninth. Thinking ahead to tonight's and Tuesday night's crucial NATIONAL LEAGUE East W L Pet. 88 59 Pittsburgh .. St. Louis 82 New York 74. Chicago 74 GB .599 — Montreal Philadelphia 63 59 West . 83 63 80 66 73 74 .562 .517 .510 .441 .407 .5(8 .548 .503 .493 .480 .370 San Francisco Los Angeles .. Atlanta 74 Houston 72 Cincinnati 71 77 San Diego 54 92 Sunday's Results New York 3, Philadelphia 2 Pittsburgh 4, Montreal 0 St. Louis 4, Chicago 0 Houston 4, Cincinnati 2 Los Angeles 6, San Diego 3 San Francisco 6, Atlanta 1 AMERICAN LEAGUE East S'A 12 '13 23 28 3 9V: 13 29 GB W L Pet. Baltimore 88 51 .633 — Detroit 81 64 .559 10 Boston 76 71 .517 16 New York . Washington . Cleveland ... Oakland .. Kansas City , Chicago California .. Minnesota .. Milwaukee . 72 58 56 88 West 92 . 78 68 68 66 73 .497 19 85 .406 32 .389 34'/j 53 .634 67 77 78 77 .469 24 .469 24 .466 24'/j .462 25 63 82 .434 29 Sunday's Results Detroit 3, Boston 2 Cleveland 5, New York 2 Washington at Baltimore 2, ppd., rain. Chicago 3, Kansas City 0 Minnesota 7, Oakland 5, (10 innings) Milwaukee 4, California 3 American League Minnesota (Hamm 2-2 and Kaat 11-12) at California (May 9-11 and Murphy 6-14), 2 twi- night. Oakland (Hunter 19-11) at Kansas City (Fitzmorrls 6-3), night Chicago (Johnson 9-10) at Mllwauke (Parsons 12-15), night Washington (Thompson 1-4) at Cleveland (Colbert 5-4), night Detroit (Niekro 6-7 and Kilkenny 4-4) at Baltimore (Dobson 17-7 and McNally 184), 2, twlnlght New York (Bahnsen 12-10) at Boston (Slebert 16-9), night. National League Montreal (Morton 10-14 and Strohmayer 7-5) at New York (Sadecki 6-6 and McAndrew 15), 2, twinight Pittsburgh (Blass 13-7) at Chicago (Pappas 17-12) Philadelphia (Reynolds) 4-7 at St. Louis (Cleveland 12-10), night/ ; ••.•.-'.•: Atlanta (Nelbauer 0-0) at Cincinnati (Nolan 11-14), night San Diego (Klrby 13-12) at Houston (Forsch 7-8), night / Los Angeles (Downing 18-8) •t San 'Francisco (Martchal 1410), ' NFL Results Saturday's Results Oakland 24, Baltimore 3 Cincinnati 17, Washington 17, tie Minnesota 24, Miami 0 Dallas 24, Kansas City 17 San Diego 21, Atlanta 14 Only games scheduled. Sunday's Games Houston 24, New Orleans 17 Pittsburgh 20, New York Giants 3 Chicago 33, Denver 17 Detroit 49, Philadelphia 10 contests at home against the Dodgers, Bonds commented: "We could really break their morale by winning those next two games. But San Francisco Manager Charlie Fox demurred. "I can't see any two games determining the outcome of the season, especially when, we'll still have two weeks to go." San D'iego Manager Preston Gomez, assessing the upcoming clashes in San Francisco, said Los Angeles "is deeper in pitching than the Giants and have a better bench—but what it boils down to is that the Dodgers have to win both games. The Giants are in good shape if they win one of the two." The Bucs gave Briles the only run he needed in the first inning as rookie Rennie Stennett doubled and scored on Bob Robertson's single. Robertson also scored in the fourth and singled in another run in the eighth. "I knew we needed a big game and I went out to do the best I could," said Briles after Pittsburgh salvaged the finale of their three-game set against the Expos. "We can't worry about what the Cardinals are doing. We have to win ourselves." Same Way Simmons, whose ' two-run homer paced the St. Louis attack, felt the same way. "We have to win to keep pace, then cash in on the five games we have left against Pittsburgh." Gibson's shutout was his fifth of the season and 50th of his career, tying him with the Giants' Juan Marichal for the major league lead among active pitchers. Mike Jorgensen of the Mets stroked the game deciding hit, a one-out single in the bottom of the ninth after Joe Hoerner had walked the winning run aboard and thrown a sacrifice bunt wildly past first. Rusty Hilst Wins Park Fall Tourney Firing a 73 Sunday at Carey Park to go with earlier rounds of 70 and 68, Rusty Hilst captured his third Carey Park Men's Fall Tournament with a 54-hole total of 211, two under par., Hilst dominated Carey Park men's play this year as he was also the Spring Tournament champion. Hilst carried a four-stroke ead into the final round, but victory wasn't easy. He bogied the first and fourth holes and when Loy Young birdied 2 and 3, the lead was down to a single stroke. Had Trouble Young had trouble on the next two holes, leaving wood shots Far right on each and fell three back with bogeys. Then Leroy Mundy mounted a charge. He smashed a long iron close on the 197-yard sixth and birdied. He ran in a deuce on 8 and was within two shots. Mundy never could get closer than those two shots although there were two occasions on which it looked as if he might. On No. 14, Mundy made a 15-foot putt for par. Hilst had ;o hole a downhill four-footer to hold the two-shot edge. He stroked it dead center.' Then on 15, Mundy birdied, but Hilst rolled in his own six- 'oot putt for a birdie. Routine Pars Routine pars on the last hree holes gave Hilst his two- shot win. Mundy was second, one shot ahead of Loy Young. Two shots behind Young was Mel Mitchell. • - • •• • First flight winner was Arlie rloward who had an eagle' on the second hole en route to a 7JJ and a six-stroke win over J. R. Brooks. There was a tie for first in the second flight between Richard Birt and Dan Dillaha. Birt aad a 74 and Dillaha a 76 for 54-hole totals of 237. They did not play off the tie. Buss Clare was a two-shot victory in the third flight with a 77 on the final round for a total of 243..He defeated Claude Brummett who was second at 245. Rusty Hilst Abe Toews and George Nuss were co-champions in the fourth flight with totals of 257 while Howard Southworth came from bshind to take laurels in the fifth flight. His 82 for 263 gave him a four - shot bulge over George Kinney. Gale Kaff totaled 274 to win the sixth flight over Spud Minear who had 278. Merchandise prizes were awarded for first and second in each flight and a blind-bogey prize went to the low final round score by a person not already a prize winner. Winners may pick up their merchandise at the Carey Park pro shop. Prize winners: Championship Flight Rusty Hilst 70-M-73—211 (first) Leroy Mundy 72-77-70-213 (second) Loy Young with 73 won blind bogey. . First Flight Arlle Howard 224 — first J. R. Brooks 232 — second Keith Rlshel, Carl Ewy and Sonny Wilson tied for blind bogey. Second Flight Dan Dillaha 237 — tie for first Richard Bird 237 — tie for first Bill Dlxon and Bill Sims tied for blind bogey.. Third Flight ' Buss Clan* 243--«flrst Claude Brummett 245 — second Carl triggers won blind bogey. Fourth Flight Ab* Toews 257 — tie for first George Nuss 257 — tie for first Richard Hansen won blind bogey. Fifth Flight Howard Southworth 263 — first George Klnne/ 267, — second George Holcomb won blind bogey. Sixth Flight Gale Kaff 274 — first Spud Minear 278 — second Tom Ryan and Harold Smith tied for blind bogey. A 9 s Eye Flag InKC KANSAS CITY (AP) - Their magic number is four, and the Oakland Athle.tics hope to change that to the American League West pennant here tonight and Tuesday night. The A's open a road trip tonight against the Royals with Jim Hunter, 19-11, pitching against Kansas City's Al Fitzmorris, 6-3. If the A's win, it will be up to John Odom to wrap up the title Tuesday night. Oakland lost 7-5 in 10 innings to the Minnesota Twins at Oakland Coliseum Sunday, but still reduced the magic number by one because Kansas City also lost. If manager Dick Williams of Oakland had any worries at all, it was the physical condition of Vida Blue, his ace pitcher. Blue gave up five runs to the Minnesota Twins Sunday and he failed again to win his 24th game of the season. Blue has a 6-6 record since the All-Star game and has lost four of his last five decisions. "I won't give him any time off unless he asks for it," Williams said of Blue. Vida is scheduled to start again Friday night against the Brewers in Milwaukee. "My body is tired, but not my arm," Blue said. "I can go six strong innings, and that's about all." He lasted eight innings against the Twins Sunday, but was the victim of a three-run homer by Twins pitcher George Mitterwald in the final frame. "An extra day might do me some good. I just don't know. It wasn't the heat I was just tired," Blue said. He walked six batters the most he has passed in a game this season. He excaped his ninth defeat of the year when Reggie Jackson tied the game with a ninth-inning homer. Win Sudden Death ATLANTA (AP) - The At lanta Chiefs, after struggling through two 15-minute overtime periods, have taken a 2-1 sudden death decision over the Dallas Tornado in the first of three matches for the North American Soccer League cham pionship. Kaiser "Boy-Boy Motaung booted the winning goal with 123:58 elapsed in the contest Sunday. The second match of die series if scheduled Wednesday in Dallas. Yaz in Hospital BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Red Sox were awaiting medical word today on outfielder Carl Yastrzemski, who may have to undergo an appendectomy. Yastrzemski, who did not play Sunday in Detroit, was taken to Hahneman Hospital for examination when the team returned home. Yastrzemski said he felt nauseous Sunday, but trainer Buddy Leroux said he had symptoms of appendicitis. Name Player-Coach JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Blake Ball, a Canadian, was named player-coach of the Jacksonville Rockets in the Eastern Hockey League Sunday. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS What's wrong with the Baltimore Colts, pro football's Super Bowl champions? That question was asked by many National Football League fans today as the NFL prepared for its regular season opening next Sunday with the Colts playing at home against the New York Jets. "There's something wrong"," said Baltimore Coach Don McCafferty after Oakland had beaten the Colts 24-3 in the windup of the exhibition season over the weekend. "I don't see how it could be any worse." Colts Coach Asking for Suggestions Don McCafferty The defeat gave the Colts 2-4 exhibition record, not including their triumph over the College All-Stars. "I'm open to suggestions," McCafferty replied when asked what he planned to get the Colts going. The Dallas Cowboys, meantime, finished the exhibition season as the only unbeaten untied club with a 24-17 triumph over the Kansas City Chiefs for their sixth in a row. The Cowboys beaten in the Super Bowl by the Colts, open on the road against the Buffalo Bills and Coach Tom Landry said he will alternate Roger Staubach and Craig Morton at quarterback. "I am very satisfied with our quarterback position," Landry said in explaining his reluctance to name a No. 1 QB for the Cowboys. "The situation will stay as is with both of them playing. Both of them are looking good and both are getting the job done. We'll just go with whoever happens to be going best." Four TD Passes Quarterback Greg Landry of Detroit threw four touchdown passes as the Lions routed the Eagles 49-10 in a nationally televised game in Philadelphia Sunday night. In the other games that wound up the preseason slate Sunday, the Chicago Bears whipped Denver 33-17, Pittsburgh downed the New York Giants 20-3 and Houston de feated New Orleans 24-17. Four of Landry's TD passes went to Charlie Sanders including one for 49 yards, as the Lions snapped a two-game losing streak. Landry had missed Detroit's last two exhibitions with a twisted ankle. Houston took an early lead on a 35-yard TD run by Joe Dawkins, a 61-yard punt return by Zeke Moore and a 35-yard pass "rom Charley Johnson to Jim Beirne, then held off a New Orleans rally led by rookie Archie Manning. Manning, who completed 11 of 24 passes for 246 yards, sparked the Saints to two touchdowns before he was taken out in the last quarter in order not to aggravate an old foot injury. Terry Bradshaw completed 20 of 32 passes for 227 yards, including a 55-yard touchdown pass-run play to John Fuqua, to spark the Steelers over the Giants. Fran Tarkenton hit on 16 of 34 attempts for 128 yards for the Giants, but was intercepted three times. In addition to the New York Jets at Baltimore and Dallas al Buffalo games, other season openers next Sunday are Hous ton at Cleveland, Kansas City at San Diego, Los Angeles al New Orleans, Miami at Denver New York Giants al Green Bay, Oakland at New England Philadelphia at Cincinnati Pittsburgh at Chicago, San Francisco at Atlanta and Washington al St. Louis. A week from tonight, Monday, Sept. 20, Minnesota opens at Detroit. Busters Rip Bucs, 40-6 GARDEN CITY - Tim King and Dennis Reece each seorec two touchdowns as the Gardei City Broncbusters opened their 1971 football campaign with a 40-6 junior college grid thrash ing of Independence here Sat urday night. Clyde Russell scored anothe Buster TD and quarterback Joe Bernard hit Roland Smith with a six-point aerial that accountec for another Garden City TD Larry Bood was true on fou conversion kicks. Garden City had 421 rushing yards and 68 yards through th air on three completions out o seven attempts. The Pirate were held to 16 yards rushing and 82 passing yards. Banquet of Champs Scheduled Wednesda The 12th annual Banquet o Champions, sponsored by th Hutchinson Recreation Commis sion, will be held this Thursdaj Sept. 16 at 6:30 p.m. in Con vention Hall. Tickets for the 75 cents San dy's Burger Box and drink an now on sale in the Recreation Commission Office, 101 South Walnut. Ticket sales will close at noon on Wednesday. The lower cost meal has been addec in an attempt to encourage al members of the family to participate in the Awards dinner. The banquet is an annual af fair at which nearly 250 trophies or awards will go to per sons who have distinguishec themselves in sports during the past year. Fred Conger will be master of ceremonies. The Recreation Family of the Year will also be honored. This family is chosen according to service to and participation in the Recreation program. Nobody Happier Than Fambrough KANSAS CITY (AP) - Nebraska's Bob Devaney should be the happiest coach in the Big Eight Conference today unless it's Don Fambrough of Kansas, Eddie Crowder of Colorado or Floyd Gass of Oklahoma State. Devaney's second-ranked Cornhuskers walloped Oregon Saturday 34-7. Kansas clobbered Washington State 34-0. Colorado upset ninth-rated Louisiana State 31-21. Oklahoma State routed Mississippi State 27-7. The sadness should be reserved for Vince Gibson of Kansas State, whose Wildcats were upended by Utah State 107, or Al Onofrio of Missouri, f ' whose Tigers bowed to Stanford 19-0. Still, Devaney ,was anything, but smiles.' He sends Nebraska against Minnesota Saturday at Lincoln, Neb: Minnesota shut out Indiana last weekend 28-0, and this is the cause of Devaney's solemn note. "Minnesota was supposed to have a strong offensive team with a great many of their offensive players returning, including a fine quarterback in Craig Curry," Devaney said. "Their defense was supposed to be questionable because they lost quite a few defensive football players. Defense Stronger "Their shutout of Indiana would indicate their offense is strong as predicted and their defense in stronger than we had hoped it would be." About the victory over Oregon, Devaney said: "We played a good game against a good team." Not even the fact Kansas must face Baylor, a team that came on strong late last season, at Lawrence, Kan., Saturday kept Fambrpugh from rejoicing over the Jayhawks' surprising triumph over Washington State. ; Kansas wasn't supposed to have niuch defence but its per- fprmprice against the Cougars indicated the defense Isn't all that bad. "The defensive line really played well," said Fambrough. "To be perfectly honesty, I didn't think we could shut them out because Washington State has a potent offense." Quarterback Dan Heck said he thinks the defense has "im- proved 3,000 per cent over last year." Middleguard Tommy Oakson described it as "fantastic. I knew all along our defense was that good." Fambrough said he doesn't know much about Baylor, idle last week. "Baylor's spring game is about all we've got to go on," he said. "We'll start preparation today." Gass was overcome by Dick Graham's 81-yard return for a touchdown against Mississippi State. "I don't really expect him to do the things he does on the field but it has gotten to the point, 1 ' Gass said, "where I'm no longer sijrprised when he does them/' Oklahoma State goes to Little Rock,/Ark., Saturday night to play Arkansas, fresh from its 5Jr20 victory, over California. Gass said reports are that Arkansas is weaker on defense this year but quickly added: "I would say they are less experienced than usual but I wouldn't say they are any weaker. Arkansas is as usual an outstanding football team, and Joe Ferguson is quite a quarterback. We'll have our hands full." Iowa State also opens its sea- son Saturday, meeting Idaho at Ames, Iowa. Colorado entertains Wyoming. Missouri and Kansas Stale, hoping to recover from last weekend's setbacks, both go on the road. Missouri travels to Air Force, and Kansas State invades Tulsa for a game under the lights. Onofrio sand Gibson both were disappointed over last week's developments. "When you don't make two or three successive first downs," Onofrio said, "it's hard to pattern your offense. Don't blame the quarterbacks. They're only part of the offense. "We had some bright spots, and we know where we have to work, We hung in there in the second ha)f with the score 1.6-0 and played hard. The coaching staff felt good about that." Gibson said Kansas State's "offense was very inconsistent, and we couldn't stick it in when we had to. I thought our defense did real good. But we just did so many things wrong. We just didn't deserve to win." Gibson -hinted he thinks the Wildcats will "come back and play well." Hutchinson News Monday, Sept. 13, 1971 Page 7 (News Photo by Jim Hitch) BILL DILLON, 1971 state artificial lure champ, lifts stringer of whites. In Individual Lnrc Competition Dillon Repeats As State Fishing Titlist By JIM HITCH Bill Dillon of Grantvillc successfully defended his title a state champion in (he individual lure competition at Cheney Reservoir Sunday, and he did it without catching one largemouth bass. Dillon h a d trailed Elmer Henning of Wichita by only 14 points when the first day of fishing in the 10th annual Kansas State Fishing Contest, sponsored by the Kansas Wildlife Federation, ended Saturday evening. Dillon received an expense paid trip to the U. S. Open Fishing Championship, as a prize for winning the title. Henning hnd checked In a stringer of white bass and crapple and a channel cut. Dillon brought in 37 pounds of white bass, of which only 30 pounds could be credited (o his score, and one small wnll- cye. Henning f;idecl Sunrl;iy but Dillon brought in 37 white bas;; weighing 31 pounds, 12 ounces, and one channel cat weighing 1 pound, 3 ounces. Henning's catch was four crappie weighing 4 pounds, 4 ounces and 17 white bass weighing 8 pounds, 8 ounces. Point system used in the contest was seven points p<:r ounce fw largemouth bass, four points per ounce on walleye, northern and stripers and two points per ounce for channel cat, white bass, ci'appie and bluegill. Chub Brolton who lives at the reservoir, wus Dillon's observer Sunday. He said Dillon took most of his white bass on a Dixie Jet spoon. Tn the buddy open class, Saturday's leaders were also overhauled by the number two team. Lloyd Jaynes of Hoisington and Gary Guthrie of Great Bend bad a 506-point lead after Saturday's fishing, but had to settle 'or second place after Charles [)oze and Earl Richman of Wichita scored 1,920 points on Mr. and Mrs. Joe Xable of Westmoreland were the first ones in from the Mr. and Mrs. contest Sunday afternoon and they had what it took to defend their title, won a year ago at Wilson Reservoir. The Zablcs had seven largemouth bass weighing a total of 4 pound!) 15 ounces, a 3- pound, 15-ouncc channel which was the biggest in the contest, eight erapple weighing three pounds and a half-pound white bass. Explaining why they quit a half hour before deadline, Mrs. Zable confided, "I had all I wanted. It was hot out there.' Sundays high was 94 degrees. The Zablcs arc no strangers lo Cheney, having fished it before with Mrs. Zablcs sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Alden Anderson of Nickcrson. Frank Kluckncr of Wichita probably caused the biggest stir around Cheney Marina Sunday, when he checked in with the contest's biggest largemouth bass, a 5-pound, 9-ouncc lunker. He had two other small, black bass. His blacks gave him over 900 points and he might have placed in the winner's circle except for the fact that he was skunked during Saturday's 12-hour outing. The Loot! fishermen who placed second in the buddy open last year and third the year before, failed to get into the winning ircle this time. Tom Williams and Dean losephson brought in three largemouth bass Sunday, the largest weighing 2 pounds, 14 ounces. They went scoreless Saturday. Their bass were taken on an Agitator, a single spin lure. FINAL STANDINGS (Individual Artificial) 1st — Bill Dillon, Grantvllla. 2,044 points. 2nd — Elmer Hennlngs, Wichita, 1,451 points. 3rd — James L. Joy, Grantvllle, 1,311 points. 4th — Ray Wllllngham, Manhattan, 1,116 points. (Buddy Open) 1st — Charles Dozo and Earl Richman, Wichita, 3,020 points. 2nd — Lloyd Jaynos, Holslnglon and Gary Guthrie, Great Bond, 1,970 points. 3rd — Bill Hlckey and Willis Benson, Wichita, 1,352 points. 4lh — Dick Boerger, Sallns and Dr. Larry Kuhlman, Wichita, 1,272 points. (Mr. and Mn.) 1st — Mr. and Mrs. Jo« Zable, Westmoreland, 791 points. 2nd — Mr. and Mrs. Homer Mllltr, Wichita, 420 points. 3rd — Mr. and Mrs, Larry Englw, Topeka 378 points. (Largest In Species) Largomouth bass — Frank Kluckner, Wichita, s pounds, 9 ounces. White bass — Mr. and Mrs. Edd M»d- dox, Wichita, 1 pound, 11 ounces. Channel cat — Mr. and Mrs. Jot Zable, Westmoreland, 3 pounds, 15 ounces. Waleyo — Bill Hlckey and Willis Benson, Wichita, 12 ounces. Northern — nono caught. Stripe bats — none caught. Frank Klitckner, Wichita, had biggest largemouth.

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