Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on April 18, 1972 · Page 21
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Greeley, Colorado
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Tuesday, April 18, 1972
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22 GRBELEY (Colo.) TRTBITNB Tucs., April 18, 1972 Lakers, Bucks In MUST Game Tonight In LA By RON ROACH Associated Press Sports Writer LOS ANGELES ( A P ) - The Milwaukee Bucks and Ixis Angela Lakers have each won the games they really hail io win. Bui tonight's match at (he forum is a MUST game for both. Tlv; learns are lied 2-2 in (he besl-of-7 series for I he National Baskelball Association's Western Conference championship. The nationally televised game Utah turned a one-point -halt- time deficit into a nine point [cad. Zclmo Bcaly, playing .!(!· spile a broken finger, scored '.3 points and hauled down 25 rebounds for the Stars. George McGinnis ted Indiana with 28 points, 21 of them in the second half. The third game of Hie series will be played Wednesday nignt at Anderson, Ind. The other ABA playoff series, I starts at 8 p.m., MST. The Fo-jbelwecn Virginia and. the New York Nets for the East Division title, does not resume until April 24. The Squires hold a 2-0 edge. In the NBA Eastern Conference finals, the New York Knicks hold a 2-0 edge over THE HIT, THE THROW, THE PUTOUT -- Infield defense is a big part of any baseball game. Here Eaton's .Sieve Strong hits the ball (left). Valley pitcher Sinn Brunlx fields the grounder (middle). And first baseman Rich Cru- veil goes up for the ball and comes down on Ihe bag in time for Ihe putout (right). (Tribune sequence by Sieve Bauer) iiun is a 17,500-seal sellou. and, with Los Angeles blacked out for home television, five sites will carry closed-circuit telecast. In Monday night's only pro basketball action, Utah moved oul to a 2-0 lead in their West Division final series against Indiana by whipping the Pacers j117-109. I Willie Wise poured in 30 (points for Ihe Stars, including i l l in the third quarter, wh;n _;amo in which I/)ii Brock was ickcd off in successive innings or (he first time in his career, n which Joe Torre was forced oiil by ,nn injury and in the op- wsiny pitcher belled a home un? Al Sanlnririi believes it, even hough he probably has to pinch himself to fully realize hat lie picked up his first ma- or league victory since April 3, I»70. M o n d a y ' s hard-earned riuinph, 5-4 over Philadelphia, VMS the Cardinals' first of the '(ung season afler two one-run ielbacks. Elsewhere on an ab- jrevialed major league base- jail schedule, Houston whipjKd San Francisco 7-2, Los Angeles rnunccd Atlanta B-3, Baltimore D A N C I N G IN THE BASEPATH? -- No, Sieve -Strong of Eaton is not giving an exhibition of Ihe lalesl dance, lie's merely trying to gel back to first base after being caught in a rundown, lint his fancy stopping paid off and ho made it safely-back to first. Action was in .Saturday's Eaton-Valley douhleheader. (Tribune photo by Steve liaucr) On Tap Preps Wolco BASEBALL Wcdnosdav Eaton at T l a t f e Valley, Kersey, ·! p.m. Northern Loveland doublcheadcr, 10-.30 a.m., Butch Biillcr Field. Greclcy Central at Sterling, doubleheader, 10:30 a.m. For I Saturday COPYING PROBLEMS* Ixiiigrnonl at Poudre, Collins, douhleheader. Fort Collins at Fort Morgan, at nreeley West.jdoublchcader. Weko Eaton al Weld Central, Kceucshurg, donblohcader, 10:30 a.m. and I p.m. University at Valley, La Salic, jdoublchcadcr, 10:30 a.m. ami 1 |p.m. · li o o s e. v c 1 t at Highland Pierce, doublcheadcr, 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Halle Valley at Fort Luplon doubleheader, 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. TRACK Friday Northern Grcclcy Central and tirceley West at Longinon! Relays. Saturday Northern CJreeley Central and Grceloy West at Aurora Relays, Aurora. THElOO% ; CDPI£R' NEW A.B.D1CK (Mr Baseball Roundup Cardinals Get First Victory By ASSOCIATED PRESS Would you believe the St. Cardinals could win a ·1-0 and Cleveland zeroed Boston 4-0. Santorini, the f i f t h SI. Louis pitcher, came on in the n i n t h inning with the bases loaded, one out and the Cards nursing a 5-3 lead. He got a bad break when firsl baseman Donn Clendenon dropped pinch hitler Roger Frccd's pop foul but the 24-year-old right-hander recovered lo strike out Freed. Larry Bowa's sharp single made the score 5-4 and left the bases jammed hut .Santorini retired Tim McCarvcr on a grounder lo second for the final out. Sanlorini had a 1-8 record with San Diego in 1970, was fl-4 will) the Padres and Cards last year and was lagged with the loss in the 11172 opener on Saturday. "it's been a long time," sighed Sanlorini, but the victory came down from Union, JV.J., and il was his father's birth- dav. ton and the Celtics need that one to climb back into contention. Recapping the Bucks-Lakers series: The Bucks blasted Ihe Lakets in the Forum, 93-72, in the first game, but l/s Angeles came buck to win a thriller 135-1.1-i, also at the Forum. Los Angeles went lo Mil- iwaukee needing al least a split jof (he two games there to .maintain any home-court- ad- Ihe Astros in (heir half of the.McNally, bidding for his f i f l h l v a n l a g e . The Lakers won Ihe i n n i n g with a two-run homer J20-game season, tossed a four-. third game, 108-105. Boston. Game No. 3 will be played Wednesday night in Bos- lanked the New York Yankecsiwas doubly sweet--his family Burlington Team Tops State Bowling Tourney There was a change in Ihe i through 10 weekends at Classic cam division, but the leaders Lanes and Columbine Bowl n Ihe doubles and singles remained the same after t h e third weekend of competition in the Colorado Slate Men's Bowling Tournament in Grceloy. Competition will continue here. Action runs from 10 a.m. u n t i l midnight on Saturday and from !) a.m. lo 11 p.m. Sundays. The James Angus team from Burlington took over Ihe lead in the learn competition wilh a score of 3,22!), replacing Ihe second-week leader, Y u n i a County Grain, which fell lo t h i r d w i t h a lolal of 3,20!!. Beacon Reproduction of minsler is in second place in (he team division with a 3.216. The twosome of L. Casper-H. Parsons of Arvada retained ils doubles lead with a score of Brock, t h e Cards' inimitable- base-slcaler, was embarrassed n the first, and second innings y Woodie Fryman, who picked him off both limes. And Clende- lon, in addilion lo his polential- y damaging error, was run lown trying lo score from first ase on a single by Jose Cruz n the first inning. The Cards prevailed, despite i l l t h a i adversity plus Fry- nan's second career home run, ivhon Ed Crosby, Torre's re- ilaccmcnl, greeted reliever Joe loerner with a leadoff single in he top of the n i n t h and Ted Simmons doubled him home with the tie-braker. Simmons eventually scored what proved o be Ihe w i n n i n g run on Dal Maxvitl's sacrifice fly. Torre aggravated a strained muscle in his lower back suffered in Sunday's game against Montreal. A f u n n y t h i n g happened to .he San Francisco Giants on iheir way lo a repeal of their early 1971 runaway. Aflcr trimming Houston twice and jrabbing a 2-0 lead Monday night on pitcher John Cumberland's f i f t h - i n n i n g single, they! faltered and lost. Dong Itader tied the score for] I and they took the lead in Ihe 1,458. The second-place team from lasl week stayed in second this week with a 1,391. Thai lurned in by R. Bears Host 4 Opponents This Week The UNO baseball Bears, a f t e r snapping a three-game losing streak over the week( end, are at home for fouri games Iliis week. Tom Pelraff's Bears were, lo o n l c r l a i n Wyoming at Jackson Field Tuesday afternoon. The University of Denver Pioneers will come to Clreeley Wednesday for another 3 p.m. contest. Anil-Saturday UNC will host Metro Slale in a donbleheader beginning al 1 p.m. Catcher Bob DeMcri paces the Bears in hitting with a .1)71 average. Dean Burchfield is balling .333. These are Hie only two Bears over the .3110 mark. Bruce V a u g h a n , w i l h a 3-1 sr^ta 1 "^TM"^-^.^^-. average. icorc N'avarro and K. Sunada. Third ilacc was taken over by G. i'ifc-W. Kuss of Coioiada Springs wilh a 1,389 score. Joe Ferrio of Lamar slaved on top of the singles aclinn, rolling a 737 for three games. Ivan Kalhbmi of Colorado Springs and Joe Jamison were tied foi second with scores of 734. Quarry Wins in One Round LOS ANGELES ( A P ) - One down and two to go for heavy- sixlh on run-scoring singles by Lee May and Bob Watson. May singled another run across be- r ore Under cracked a two-run iriplc. Two-run homers by Willie Davis and Manny Mola powered lx)s Angeles over A t l a n t a , vvhich is having the pitching problems rnosl experts . predicted. Davis drove in a third run with an infield hit and Bill Singer, facing. live hitters for Ihe first lime since March 12, hurled four perfect innings. He was bothered only by Darrell Evans' homer. Brooks Robinson and winning pitcher Dave McNally rapped run-scoring doubles as B a l t i - h it tor. Paul Blair opened the seventh wilh a single off Fritz Peterson and scored on son's double as Rusty Torres right fell McNallv doubled the Robin- fielder down, second "cs" A I R FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) -- Tom Stites belted two home runs and drove in five runs as Air Force routed Colorado College 16-2 in college baseball action Monday. Stites had a two-run Homer in the first inning, slapped a two- run single in Hie fourth and followed wilh a solo homer in the f i f t h . Teammates Glenn Moses had four RBIs with a double and homer and Bob Williams socked a three-run homer. Al Hendrickson had a sob wilh three runs in the seventh!pitch just inside the right field!shot for CC in the Tigers' sea- run across and scored himself on Don Bnford's single. M i l t Wilcox fired a two-hitler and Tom McCraw greeted reliever Bill Lee with a three-run homer in Cleveland's win over Boston. Wilcox, obtained from Cincinnati in an off-season trade, was locked in a scoreless battle wilh Ray Culp when Alex Johnson and Graig Nettles singled with Iwo oul in Ihe eighlh inning. Lee came McCraw--lefly vs. in to lefly, face you more broke a scoreless game know--and McCraw pulled a 1-2 Falcons Blast Tigers, 16-2 and downed Hie Yankees. I foul pole. I son opener. Sports and the Courts Atlanta Hawks Sued by Lawson TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP)Al Lawson, assistant coach on Florida Stale's college baskcl- a $1 million contract lawsuit ^ '.breach of contract law against the Atlanta Hawks. In the suit filed Monday COLUMBINE BOWL Moti. Afternoon Ladies Scratch Scores Top team series: 2121- 1038. T o p Women's VFW Post series:lla he at- Gardipee 5!0; Lois Todd 515; Elsie Markiey 498. Top team game: Frank's Seed and Hatchery 683. Top women's games: Lois Todd 215; Mary Mestas 215; lia Gardipee 134; Evelyn Reed 193. Splits picked up: Lois Todd 3-10, 4-7-10; Elsie Markiey 5-7-8; Donna Markiey 5-7; Dora Stevens 3-10, Leona Moser 5-6, Kalie lioyle 4-5-7; Marie Arm- bruslcr 5-10; Shirley Rickard 24-i). At Classic Lanes Tuesday A.M. Top learn series: I-oopers 18W). Top women's series: Dcanne Pickard 542; Ula Rae Adler 534; Mary Lou Weber 520; M a r i a n n e Flack 491. Top team game: Loopers (150. Top women's games: Dcanne Pickard 217; Ula Hae Adlcr 107; In the suit filed Monday in U.S. District Courl, Lawson, 23, asked for at least 51 million in compensatory and punitive damages. He said he, signed a $lfi,500 contract wilh the pro basketball Hawks on June 10, 1971, but was released on Aug. G, 1071 with the explanation the t e a m had "an overabundance of for- j l c m p l s lo fight his way back to .Itlie top contender's post of IKIX- The Bellflower Bomber used COPY ANYTHING FROM TISSUE PAPER TO BOUND OR STAPLED ORIGINALS FAST, SIMPLY AND ECONOMICALLY. Wolco Ml Welco expected would liberalize Ihe Wankcl rolary engine size . .. Assn. leams and innst of AA teams in the stale a t Rnnscvcll i n v i t a t i o n a l , .InlinMown, all day. GOLF Saturday jNorlhcrn I Greclcy West and Grccley (,'cnlral at Walt Clark Invitational, Ixivcland. GYMNASTICS Frid.iy Lovclaml at Grceloy Wesl, 4 por- pound Argentina's Eduardo C'orlctli inlo submission in less than one round Monday nigh!. The end came at 2:58 of Ihe Granatelli Set For Indy 500 SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) -- Andv Granafclli's entry in ,, . ... liic Indianapolis 500 Ibis 'year firsf , . s l a n TM TMTM . C . 0! ' 10 '· will be a standard STP Lola weighing 202, slipped to (he driven by A i l Pollard, it has canvas for Ihe second time. IXTII announced. The knockdown also Granlelli a d m i l f e d Monday TM"e frnm « Icfl-riRht emu- he had thoughts of propping the!l'TM« i n " "'«'· l ' nckc1 lllc . ?" sltor revolutionary rotary WankoHTM'' provided Quarry w i t h vic- engino for the Indy Icsl biilH""? No. « against five defeats said "rule changes which v e i"d four draws. He weighed m, , i i l i ! i ! · _ n _ _ ! i n i i ' r t i ; n i - 31 n n I M ' p r V l ' O I U n i Flack 177; Elaine Barber 188. Splits picked up: Linda Duppcr 3-10: Carlcne Frv 3-1(1; le DCIIIIIIWUI- iHimuci UM;!! ,. , ci-,,,1:...,,,., r. 7 devastating left hook lo L.!r"--_.J! K "j'.:!: game in a four-year career. After he failed to make with the Hawks, Lawson w hired by Florida Stale. Squires' owner Earl Foreman "disaffirming" the ABA club's contract, Gardner added. Is Bob McAdoo Squire or Brave? BUFFALO ( A P ) -- II may lake a courtroom battle to decide whether Hobert McAdoo is a Sruiire or a Brave. The Buffalo Braves of the National Baskelball Association announced Monday McAdoo had signed for them a "multi- Was the Death Of Chuck Hughes Job-Related? DETROIT (AP) -- A question of whether or not the death last October of Detroit Lions' flanker Chuck Hughes was connected with his job as a pro football player may force his widow to go to court lo collect workman's compensation. Remus Alien, Lawson's attorney, said Ihe ft-fool-7 forward never got a chance to show his skills in t r a i n i n g camp, which began shortly after Lawson was released. But Allen said lhal the release came loo late for Lawson lo gel a tryoul wilh another learn, lie said several leams, including the Chicago Bulls, had expressed interest in Lawson previously. The suit said A pretrial examination is set year contract. for May 5 before a com . Al the same time, Arnold] pensation referee in Detroit on Gardner, a lawyer for I he j the matter. Braves, said the club had filed! The compensation petition in federal court as action designed to free McAdoo from a pact he made earlier with the Virginia Squires of the American Basketball Association. McAdoo was the Braves' No 1 draft pick in the recent NBA draft, even though ABA Commissioner Jack Dolph f o l d the club McAdoo was Squire prop- --?-- - i - cr ty at Tiger Stadium last Oct. 24 Gardner said the Braves' suit f l u r i n g a Nalioilal Football «* C "' filed by the widow, Mrs. Sharon Hughes, contends that her husband died on the job. She is seeking compensation which could reach as high as $50,030 if she elects lo lake weekly payments u n t i l her two-year-old son, Brandon reaches 21. Shane Hughes, Hughes collapsed on the field The suit .said that Lawson contends that Virginia's con- ^f' e J a m fi** 3 TM^TM:.TM! suffered "embarrassment, hu- tract with the 20-year-old "go Bears He was'Pronounced milialion and olher indignities" AlcAdoo was "technically .de| h h later although hy Ireing released before he goljfeclive because he was a minor a chance to play. "His potential al Ihe lime the contract was however, 'at an overweight instead slashed the size just as His next fight will he May fi was done wilh the lurbincs." tin Undon against Larry Mirt- As a result, Ihe Grantelli par-jdleton and Ihcn he has a June ticipalion at Indy will Ire slight 20 Las Vegas date with Mii- as he and brolher Vines prepare 29.0-inch turbine car for (he hammad All. Corlclti, 32-10-5, was counted oul w i t h o u t numbers when Dicl Young .stopped the. scheduled California f00 al Ontario Molor S]ccdway later this year. Of Ihe STI Ford-powered 10-rouiid affair Indv car, Granatclli said there onds left, just as the fornici ··- · · - · South American champ was nit- Iwo scc- would he no lime for advance Irsting and said il would lie "almosl a miracle if we qualified il during the first quali- tying weekend of May 13-14." ling the deck. The bell rang, Corlclli anise and wanrlcrcc' almit Ihe ring u n t i l he was told the light was over. career as a basketball player i professional sports has bcon permanently undermined," the suit said. Lawson played college basketball al Florida AM, where he averaged 18.5 poinls per signed." Gardner said Ihe club also is arguing that (he player was lhan doctors said for all ^practical purposes he died on the field o! a heart attack cause! by hardening of the arteries. . But the Hartford Insurance subjected to "undue influonce"|Group, which is Ihe Lions' corn- when he me! wilh Squires offi- McAdoo has sent a Idler lo prchcnsive insurance carrier, says Hughes death didn't have anything lo do with football. Brake Relining We are also a Brake L i g h t I n s p e c t i o n Station. Complete Brake Relining 95 Now Only Here Is What We Do: · Put New Brake Lining on All 4 Wheels. · Check Hoses · Check Master Cylinder Wheel Cylinders. · Check Turning of Drums Parts Extra. 23 .^ " «a . fl 310 8th St. 352-0544 "You Know You're Right A t R a n c h Wholesale" STORES · Greeley · La Junta · Garden Cify · Larnar

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