Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on April 11, 1973 · Page 25
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Greeley, Colorado
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Wednesday, April 11, 1973
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2N GREELEY (Colo.) TRIBUNE Wed., April 11,1»73 Lakers rap Chicago, 123-102 Golden State shocks Milwaukee, takes 3-2 lead in NBA playoffs By HAL BOCK Associated Press Sports Writer Milwaukee General Manager Wayne Embry had Ihe right idea when he tried lo have Game 5 of the Bucks' National Basketball Association playoff series postponed. Forced to play Ihe game in Madison, Wis., after being Pro Basketball Al A Glance By The Associated Press NBA Playoffs All StarlinK Times F.ST All Besl-nf-7 Series Conference Semifinals Tuesday's Games Western Conference Golden Slate ion, Milwaukee 97, Golden Slale leads 3-2 Los Angeles 123, Chicago 102, Los Angeles leads 3-2 Wednesday Gnmes Eastern Conference Atlanta al Boston, B-15 p.m , series lied 2-2 Thursday's Games No games scheduled ABA Playoffs All Starting Times EST All Besl-of-7 Scries Tuesday's Games No games scheduled Division Championships Wednesday's Game Kast Division Kentucky vs. Carolina al Charlolle, N.C., Isl game, 8 p.m. Thursday's Game Indiana al Utah, Isl game, 10 p.m. evicled from Iheir home court by a realtors show, Ihe Bucks asked for Ihe delay when a snowstorm prevented (hem from reaching their impromptu home for a workout. Golden Slate beat Ihe snow inlo Madison and held a two- hour practice. It musl have helped, because Ihe Warriors knocked off the Bucks 100-97 Tuesday night to lake a 3-2 lead in their besl-of-7 quarter-final. In Ihe only other NBA game played Tuesday night, Los Angeles defealed Chicago 123-102 lo lake a 3-2 lead in I hat best- of-7 series. There were no American Basketball Association playoff games scheduled Tuesday night. Embry's request for the postponement was rejected by Golden Stale General Manager Bob Feerick and that decision was upheld by the NBA when Embry pursued his request with Ihe league office. Forced lo play Ihe game, the Bucks wound up wishing they hadn't. Rick Barry sank a lay- up and two free throws with 1:14 lefl lo play, shutting off a Milwaukee comeback and helping the Warriors lo Ihe victory. Clyde Lee had 21 points and 16 rebounds for Golden Slale. The Bucks, down by as many as 18 poinls/ foughf hack to take the lead wilh jusl over two minules lefl. But Mahdi Abdul- Rahman's layup reslored Golden Slate's edge and Ihcn Barry's layup made it 98-95. Jon McGlocklin cut Ihe lead lo a single point wilh one minute left but Kareem Abdul-Jabbar missed a hook shot in the final 20 seconds. Lee grabbed the rebound and Barry's Iwo foul shots settled Ihe issue. Golden Slate can finish the series with a victory al home Friday night. Los Angeles gets the same chance in Chicago the same night. The leakers ripped Ihe Bulls with Jerry West conlributing-36 points. Chicago had wiped out an 18- point'LA lead and held an 81-80 edge with 2:40 left in the third period. Then Keith Erickson hit for the Lakers and Wesl strung seven straight points for an 89.93 lead that increased Ihe rest of the way. To take care of your own yard All the chain saw you need costs just ,$99^ · Weighs only 6.9 Ibs." I · 10" bar cuts logs up to 20" | · Built to handle^ all your woodcutting chores perfectly · Only McCulloch makes a saw this light, for this little money I El McCulloch For your nearest McCulloch Dealer, see the Yellow Pages under "Saws". Factory Distributor: M. L. FOSS, INC. -- P. O. Box 57 -- Denver, Colo. 80201 · 'Manufacturer'! JUffgcited list price, including bar and chain. 'Wiight less cutting attachments HARKLESS STRAINS -- Muscles and tendons seem aboul lo pop out of Cental's Gary Harkless' skin as he heaves the shot pul Tuesday. Harkless took fourth in the shot put then came back to win the discus with a throw of 144 feet. (Tribune photo by Steve Bauer) Errors, snow mark baseball world ANDERSON SEED CO. YOUR McCULLOUGH DEALER 714 10th St. 353-0188 By HEKSCHEL NISSENSON Associated Press Sports Writer "There's nothing funny about losing."--GeneMauch, April 10, 1973. Perhaps not, but Mauch's Montreal Expos, the San Diego Padres, Ihe Ixis Angeles Dodgers and Ihe Texas Rangers were sighls to behold Tuesday nighl. In classic displays of baseball futilily, Ihe Expos lost lo Ihe Philadelphia Phillies 7-5, Ihe Padres were crushed by Ihe San Francisco Giants 11-2, Ihe Dodgers bowed to Ihe Houston Astros 4-3 in 12 innings and Ihe Hangers were mauled by the Kansas City Royals 12-1. In a ROLL BARS 9 1 Typical Jeep Installation by Hus-Kar ' Protects your vehicle i Protects you and your passengers Quality 2" O.D. x .120 Wall thickness steel tubing Fits with hard top or convertible top Roll bars may be installed without removing top Fits most vehicles but may be custom made to your specifications For More Information Call or Stop By: JERRY'S AUTO UPHOLSTERY 356-1170 80? 20th Ave. relatively well-played contest, the California Angels beat the Minnesota Twins 4-2. Six other games were postponed by a combination of snow and cold weather -Oakland at Chicago, Baltimore at Detroit and Boston -at Milwaukee in the American League and Chicago at Pittsburgh, Cincinnali at Atlanta and New York at SI. Louis in the Nalional. The Expos pulled Iheir comedy act in the third inning when the Phillies scored four runs, three of them unearned. It started innocently enough with walks to Mike Ryan and Denny Doyle and Steve Carlton's run-scoring single. But when center fielder Jorge Roque threw Ihe ball pasl third Bears lose 7th straight to Peninsula DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- The Denver Bears closed out their exhibition season Tuesday, losing Iheir sev- enlh in a row, a 10-3 Irouncing by (lie Peninsula Whips. The Whips of Ihe Inter- nalional League got all 10 runs in Ihe firsl four innings off losing pitcher Pal Darcy. Dale Murry look Ihe win for Ihe Whips. The Bears leave Florida Wednesday for Denver and Friday's opener against Iowa in American Association piny. The Hears finished Ihe preseason with n 4-7-1 record. base, Doyle also scored and Carllon reached second. He didn't slop there, continuing on to third when catcher John Boccabella let third baseman Bob Bailey's throw get through for another error. Carlton stayed put on I^arry Bowa's infield hit but scored when Bailey fielded Cesar Tovar's grounder and fired wildly lo the plale. Deron Johnson's sacrifice fly compleled Ihe riotous inning and Willie Montane?, put the game out of reach wilh a two- run homer in the fifth. San Diego's pitching was funny enough in (he firsl inning when the Gianls used Ed Goodson's bases-loaded triple and Juan Marichal's two-run double to score six times. The fielders got inlo Ihe act in Ihe second-Ihe Giants added a run on shortslop Enzo Hernandez' throwing error -and the rest, of the infield brought Ihe house down in the seventh. With two runners aboard via singles, first baseman Nale Colbert, second baseman Dave Roberls and Ihird baseman Dave Hillon booted successive ground balls for a couple of runs and Bobby Bonds followed with a two-run single. In a manner rcminiscenl of their old Brooklyn days, Ihe Dodgers ran inlo Ihree ouls on the bnsepalhs and finally lost lo Hnuslon when rookie relief pitcher Jim Crawford drilled a Iwo-out double off ex-Astro George Culver in his firsl lime al bat in Ihe major leagues lo score John Edwards from firsl base. Tribune Wilt Chamberlain had 21 points and 29 rebounds for the Lakers. In tonight's pro basketball action, Boston and Atlanta, tied at 2-2, piay Game 5 of their NBA quarter-final and Ken- lucky meets Carolina in the opening game of their ABA semifinal. Poudre edges Central, Loveland in triangular By STEVE BAUER Tribune Sports Writer Fort Collins Poudre edged Greeley Central for first place in a close Northern Conference track triangular at Dislrict Six Field Tuesday, wilh Loveland finishing Ihird. Final learn standings were: Poudre 68%, Central 62 3-5 and Loveland 38 9-10. The odd points came from a five-day tie for second place in the high jump. Usually one of Central's strong events, the high jump saw Central's Greg. Cogswell, Mark Johnson and Dale Knupple along wilh Loveland's Rick Vogel and Brian Alkins all finish al 5-10 with no misses until lhat point. Another Mark Johnson, Poudre's Mark Johnson won Ihe event wilh a jump of 6 feet even. One of the best races of the day came in the mile relay, with Poudre and Central batl- ling for needed points. Poudre's Dave Easlerling anchored the Impala team and was expected to finish strong. But Central's Jeff Stoneking gave him a real bailie. Trailing a couple of yards in Ihe final exchange, Central caught and passed Poudre as Stoneking took the lead just after the final curve. Bui Easlerling overcame his surprise and won by about a half second. The results: 120-yard high hurdles -- Bar- nelt, GC, :15.2; Reed, Lv; (lie) Theo, GC, and Hood, P. 100-yard dash -- Easterling, P, :10.4;'Alkins, Lv; Gorham, Lv. Mile run -- Pace, Lv,-4:41.0; Larson, GC; Shupe, GC. OVER EASILY -- Greeley Central vaulter Mark Roggy breezed over the bar at 10 feet 6 inches in Northern Conference triangular meet action Tuesday al Districl Six Field. Roggy won Ihe vaulling with a vault of 11 feet 6 inches. (Tribune photo by Steve Bauer) 880-yard relay -- -Greele; Cenlral (Barnetl, Cogswell Theo, Sloneking), "l':3 Poudre; Ixweland. · 440-yard dash -- Easlerling P, :54.9; Montey, GC; Dnulhilt P. 180-yard low hurdles --- Hooc P, :21.4; Reed, Lv; Thlo^GC 880-yard run -- VinceMjiLv 2:06.6; Reed, GC; Lundf, P. 220-yard dash -- Easterling P, :24.0; Gorham, L*5J6ne king, GC. S Two-mile run -- Workman, P 10:46.5; Hubbard, GC; Padilla P. :··./ Mile relay -- Poudre,--3.:41.6 Central; Loveland. . . · , ,, Long jump -- Alkins, .Lv,° 20 4%i; Barnell, GC; Hood,,l?.i Triple jump -- Barnell, GC 41-10':.; Hood, P; Garfield, P · Shot put -- Carlson, GG,. 48 4'/.i; Kingsley, P; Troudl, P. Discus -- Harkless, GC, .14 0; Penella, P; Troudl,-P.. ; High jump - Johnson,-P, 6-0 (tie) Cogswell, GC;. Johnson GC, Knupple, GC, Vogel.;,-Lv a n d Alkins, L v . . . , . · Pole vault --Roggy, GC, 11-6 Gorham, Lv: Cpstello,.P : ,_... NBA gives 'hardship' '· status to ,7,7 NEW YORK (AP) --/fThere . was almost as much interest in the names thai were missing as! there was in those thai, shpwed I up on Ihe Nalional Baskelhall \ Associalion's lisl of hardship cases eligible for nexl Mon-' day's drafl. _ *. Absenl from (he list" 1 , were junior Bill Wallon of national ; champion UCLA and ^sophomore David ThompsonDf second ranked North Carolina Stale, both All-America selections. They had been expecled lo requesl the hardship slalus so Ihey could be eligible for Ibis year's drafl, but did not-. Granled Ihe slalus were 11 collegians including William "Bird" Averitl of Pepperdine, Ihe national scoring leader.' Also named on Ihe NBA lisl released Tuesday were Raymond Lewis of Los Angeles Slale, the No. 2 scorer in Ihe counlry, and Dwighl Jones of. Houston, a member of Iht! United Slales Olympic learn." Olhers on Ihe lisl were.Larry Harris of Gcncssee Communily' College in Flint, Mich.; .Larry Kenon of Memphis Slate; Ar-: nold Xigmond Mast of Okla-i homa Cily Southwestern Junior: College; I^arry McNeil of Mar: quette; Ed Searcy of St..John's. N.Y.; John Ixe Williamson o f ! New Mexico State; Mailpry- Mitchell of Southern California College al Cosla Mesa and David Brent, formerly of Jacksonville. . "~ H7ET1 Tuesday's Major League Baseball I!y THE ASSOCIATED PRESS American League Kast W. L. Pet. G.B. Boston 3 o 1.001) -Baltimore 2 0 1.000 '. Cleveland 2 1 .667 I Delroil 1 1 .500 IM Milwaukee 0 2 .000 2'4 New York 0 4 .000 314 West Chicago 1 0 1.000 "2 Kansas Cily 3 1 .750 -Minnesota 3 1 .750 -California 2 2 .500 I Texas 0 2 .000 2 Oakland 0 3 .000 2'4 Tuesday's Games Kansas Cily 12, Texas I California 4, Minncsola 2 Baltimore al Dolroil.ppd Oakland al Chicago, ppd Boslon al Milwaukee, ppd Only games scheduled Wednesday's Games Baltimore (Palmer 0-0) at Delroil (Fryman 0-0) Cleveland (Perry 1-0) nl New York (Slolllcmyre 0-1) f\ Texas (Slanhouse 0-0) al Kansas Cily (Bushy 0-1), N Oakland (Blue 0-0) al Chicago (Wood 1-0), N Minnesota (Hands 1-0) al California (Ryan l-fl), N Only games scheduled Thursday's Games Cleveland al New York Oakland al Chicago Boslon al Milwaukee, ppd, snow Bollimore al Delroil Texas al Kansas Cily, N National League Kast W. L. Pet. G.n. Pittsburgh 3 0 1.000 -New York 2 0 1.000 "i Chicago 2 1 . .667 1 Philadelphia I 2 .333 2 Montreal 1 3 ,250 Vh St. Louis 0 3 .000 3 Went Houston 4 1 .800 -San Francisco 4 1 .800 -- Cincinnali 2 2 .500 t'£ Son Diego 2 3 .400 2 Atlanta 1 3 ,250 2V., las AnRclos 1 4 .200 3 Tuesday's Games Philadelphia 7, Montreal 5 Chicago al Pittsburgh, ppd Cincinnati at Allnnln, jlpd Houston 4, Los Angcle's'.i, 12 innings San Francisco 11, Sah'Diego 2 New York al SI. Louis, ppd Wednesday's Games Chicago (Jenkins ,p-,0). ai Pittsburgh (Moosen-Oi.N '. New York (Koosman 0-0) al SI. Louis (Cleveland 0-0), N Atlanta (Gentry o-fl). al San Diego (Kirhy 1-0), N ' Cincinnati (Gtilloll 0 - i a l Los Angeles (Sutton 0-1), N ' Hnuslon (Forsch 1-0) al'Snn Francisco (Willoughby fl^.N Only games scheduled" ··" Thursday's Games ( New Yorknl SI. Louis' j Houston nl San Francisco Monlreal al Philadelphia! N ; Chicago nl Pittsburgh! 1^' Allanla al Smi Diego, N," Cincinnali nt Ixis Angeles, N

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