Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on April 16, 1973 · Page 27
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Celtlci humble Knlclc« Lakers down Bulls, 95-92, to win Western playoffs By FRED ROTHENBURG Carolina while .Utah travels to shots for the final margin. ' Httiwks in a tough six-game A»oc,ated Press Sports Writer Indiana. West finished Iwith 27 points sfees, made 134 points in its The Chicago Bulls took on the The Bulls, who have gone while Goodrich added 22. ariument In rebuttal the Los Angeles Lakers and the west to face the Lakers the But the man everyone was Rhicks well-rested since law of averages and both the past three seasons, only to re- talking about after the game clLhing their quarter-final Bulls and the law came up los- turn losers each year, must feel was the Bulls' Norm Van Lier. se'ries against the Baltimore ers for another season. like those 19th century prospec- The six-foot-one guard closed ' Going into Sunday night's tors who kept searching for his season with 28 points and 14 game against the Lakers, the California's gold, but could nev- rebounds. Bulls had two streaks going, er find it. But in a losingeffort. Against They had never won a playoff Chicago's loss, its 18th con- the Lakers, it always seems to game on the road and hadn't secutive away playoff defeat, 'workout that wa'y. The defend- won at the Los Angeles Forum was especially bitter for Coach ing world champions, who since October 22, 1971. Unfortu- Dick Motta. "A loss like this is proved stronger than lhe law of nately for Chicago, both streaks just like a year's work down averages, will now move into remained intact as Los Angeles the drain," he said. "I thought the semifinals lo meet the edged the Bulls 95-92.' In the we had the game won even Golden Stale Warriors, first game of the NBA's East- with 20 seconds to go cause all To layoff or riot to layoff; ern finals Sunday, Boston we had to do was get one good breezed by New 'York 134-108. shot." Saturday in the American But when it came down to the Basketball Association's semi- one good shot, il was the La- final playoffs, Carolina de- kers' Gail Goodrich who took it. feated Kentucky 125-105 while 1 Down 92-91, Goodrich scored a Indiana topped Utah 116-110. layup with 28 seconds left to Both playoffs are now dead- give the Lakers the lead for the locked at 1-1. first time in the second half. Tonight, Kentucky hosts Jerry West added two foul Bullets in five'games last Sunday hadl08 ; '' find of argument that was the question. The Bos- Ion Celtics provided a very convincing argument, for this day at least, that playing a tough series is the best way to prepare for a semi-final, series with the Knicks. Boston, which only moved into the semifinals on Friday after defeating the Atlanta ABC tourney in Hew York UNO's Gary Baker third in college bowling action 'rb Basketball Playoffs At A Glance By The Associated Press All Starting Times EST All Best-of-7 Series Saturday's Games No games scheduled '·' Sunday's Games Eastern Conference Finals Boston 134, New York 108, Boston leads 1-0. Western Conference Semi-finals Los Angeles 95, Chicago 92, Los 'Angeles Wins 4-3 Monday's Games No games scheduled Tuesday's Games Western Conference Finals Golden State al Los Angeles, 11 p.m:, first game ON HIS STOMACH -- Chicago's Keith his jaw on the play and had to be taken out of Magnuson (3) dives after the puck in action the playoff game. New York's Brad Park, left, Sunday in Chicago between the Black Hawks and Pete Stramkowski sk'ate in on the action, and the New York Rangers. Magnuson broke (AP Wirephoto) Stanley Cup semifinals Black Hawks nip Rangers/ 5-4 By JOE.MOOSHIL away with it. But I was proud top. Pat Stapleton scored twice AsociatedPr£ss Sports Writer of the way our guys came in the first period when his long CHICAGO (AP) -- "It was a back. It was typical of them." slap shots hit Ranger players tremendous game but I The Black Hawks were ad- arid went in behind surprised wouldn't call it classic playoff mittedly lucky in breaking on goalie Ed Giacomin. SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Lee Snow, a junior at Eastern Michigan University, came fall of 1946. from the bottom of the qualifying list lo win the Intercollegiate Bowling Champion- Colo. Larry Calvin of Texas A M University and Call, Colombia ship Sunday night at the Ameri- was second al 1929 and Gar y can Bowling Congress Tourna- Baker of Northern Colorado ment. Snow, 21, of Brighton, Mich., claimed the eightli and last spot on the final lineup with a six-game total of 1132 in singles and doubles. Twenty-eight men 185, 206, 215, and 208 in the title which more then 20,000 colle- finals for a ten-game total pin- giate keglers took part. The event was co-sponsored by the Association of College Unions- International, the AMF Corp., and the ABC. University and Evans, look third with 1919. were in the original field. Snow then bowled a four- game series of 814 on games of Snow, a physical education major, won the right to represent the United States in the World Cup bowling lornament in Singapore next fall. The college championship climaxed a nationwide competition in Roland Olson of the University of Minnesota was fourth among the finalist with 1914, followed by Rudy, Sedillo, Northern, Arizona, 1900; Reggie Frederick, Washington State and Wayne Kowalski, University of Massachusetts, both at 1879and Darwin Skrzynecki. St. Louis University, 1877. V ABA ."·" All Best-of-7 Series ', All Starting Times EST Division Championships Saturday's Games East Division Carolina 125, Kentucky 105, series tied, 1-1 , West Division .Indiana 116, Utah no, series tied l-l. Sunday's Games No games scheduled Monday's Games East Division Carolina at Kentucky. 8:10 pirn. West Division Utah at Indiana, 8:10 p.m. Tuesday's Games No games scheduled hockey," said Billy Reay after his Chicago Black Hawks held off the New York Rangers for a 5-4 victory in their Slanley Cup semifinal series. The free-wheeling, wide-open contest Sunday, enabled the Hawks to tie (he best-of-seven series at one game each, shifting the scene to New York for games Tuesday and Thursday night. Game No. 5 will be *** "Pro Hockey At A Glance By The Associated Press NHL Stanley Cup Championships All Besl-of-7 Series All Times EST Semifinals Saturday's Games Philadelphia 5, Montreal 4, played in Chicago next Sunday, overtime, Philadelphia leads 1-0 In Sunday's' action in the Sunday's Games Bears set three UNC records t in fourth-place finish at CU WHA, Winnipeg closed out Minnesota in five games by defeating the Saints 8-5 while Houston took a 3-2 lead in its best-of- seven series with Los Angeles by beating the Sharks 6-3. On Saturday in the other NHL semifihjal series, the Pm Philadelphia Flyers shocked the Montreal Canadiens 5-4 in overtime on Rick MacLeish's goal at 2:56 to take a 1-0 lead. On Saturday night in the WHA, the New England Whalers eliminated the Ottawa Nationals with a 4-1 victory. The Black Hawks, who had Dennis Hull (hen made it 3-0 with' the first of his two goals when his-shol hit Giacomin and trickled .down the goallcnder's back. ' Then the Rangers slruck. Rod Gilbert connected al 18:54 of the first period and Jean Ra- lelle scored a power goal at 5:31 of the second period. Less than three minutes later. Bill Fairbairn lied il. With the score lied, Hull hit a power play goal at 12:02 and Dick Redmond scored what proved to be the winning goal at 14:40. At 17:20, Gilbert scored again. The victory was costly to the Philadelphia at Montreal. 8 Hawks who lost the services of defenseman Keith Magnuson in the second period. Magnuson. went down to the ice to block a shot by'Brad Park. The puck hit him in the face and he suffered a double fracture of the jaw. Chicago 5, New York 4, series tied 1-1 Monday's Games No games scheduled Tuesday's Games Chicago at New York, 9 p.m. WHA World Trophy Championships All Best-of-7 Series Quarter-finals All Times EST Saturday's Games East Division New England 5, Ottawa 4, lakm a Ti-f parI In Thi rsriav'R overtime, New England wins 4- "".y" ""' '" "" taKen a i-u lead in inursday s b period to wrap up (heir opener, only lo surrender four l t w uh the Saints. Norm B BOULDER -- The UNC 4:20 - 6 b y Dnn Hunter. Quam- Bears set three new school men also owns lhe UNC indoor records and placed fourlh in lhe mile mark a 4: 14 6 run earlier team standings at the annaul tnis vear CU Relays here Saturday. The second UNC record came The fourth-place finish is the in Don Rush ' s fifth-place finish highest ever for. Tom Benich's in the m - Rush ran a 1=54.1 to break the 1970 record of 1:54.5 set by Larry Heidebrecht. Folger's new steeplechase record was set with a third- place finish Saturday. Folger wen e is ance u . . , Bears. CU won the meet with 83 1-3 points, wilh Eastern New D||TTC Aplfflflfl \A/ACt Mexico second with 6914. CSU UU 1 1 9f Ml V U U M f 1 C3 1 was third at 55 1-3, and UNC was next wilh 28. lMii»« ^11 Dtftlj New UNC records were set by Win vU K6H miler Tom Quammen, by Don Rush in the 880-yard run, and by BOULDER, Colo. (AP) -Ken Folger in the 3,000-meter The University of Colorado, steeplechase. hosting the 49th annual Colora- Quammen. placed fourth in d 0 Relays, led all the way the mile with a time of 4:18.8. through the two-day meet to This bettered lhe 1972 mark of ] ay c i a j m t 0 u s fj rs t relays title ; in three years Saturday. BASEBALL EQUIPMENT · Uniforms · Shoes and Sox / · Warm-up Suits TEAM P R I C E S Mill i f** \ HARGENT · A ^^jv^x^v^m I AKJPORT / Ihu|v3r^%i / KIHQP 1008 8th Ave. I H I I The Buffaloes ended up with 82 1-3 points to runnerup Eastern New Mexico's 6914. Colorado State Universjty was third with 55 1-3 points. Easlern New Mexico's Mike Boil, however, was the meet's outstanding performer with victories in the mile and the half- mile runs. Boil, a native of Kenya who is an Olympic bronze medalist, took the mile in 4:07.2, eclipsing the Potts Field mark of 4:08.4. Boit also set a new field record in the 880 with a clocking of 1:48.8, a full 4.2 seconds belter than lhe old mark set a year ago. Following the three leaders in iys titles t the college-university division was Northern Colorado with 28 points, Adams Stale 17 1-3, Southern Colorado 16, Northeastern Junior College 7, Norlh Platte, Neb., Junior College 614, Wyoming 6 and Colorado School of Mines 1. In the high school division, Arvada West upset two-time defending champion Denver Manual 19-18. Colorado Springs Mitchell was third wilh 10 points, followed by Denver Thomas Jefferson with 6, Colorado Springs Palmer 6, Pueblo Centennial 6, Denver South 5, Colorado Springs Wasson 5, Cherry Creek 4, Grand Junction 4, Denver Kennedy 3, Denver Regis 3, Aurora Hinkley 2, Broomfield 2, Wheat Ridge 1, Colorado Springs Harrison 1 and Jefferson County 1. The resl of the 34 high school teams parlicipaling in (he meel failed to score any points. breaking his old record of 9:29.8 set. earlier this season. Sprinter Mick Busch turned in a strong performance for UNC in lhe tough Relays field. Busch was second in the 220 wilh a time of 21.6 and tied for third in the 100 with a 9.8 clocking. The Bears were 3-4-5 in the javelin event. Roger Melvin was third wilh a distance of 1766. Mick Cook was fourth with ISlrlO. And Hugo Jacobsmeyer wa's fifth with a 150-8 throw. The Bear mile relay team, made up of Larry Gehring. Tim Benich, Bob Cowles and Grayton Sanders, placed fourth in that event at CU with a 3:21.5 clocking. Van Davies tied for Ihird in the pole vault with CSU's Dan Kimes. Both;wenl 15 feet even. Davies, who holds the UNC record with a vault of 16-7'/2, broke his pole on this third vault and was forced to use a heavier pole. Jacobsmeyer was second in the triple jump with a distance of -.48-914. Cook was fourth in the event at 47-114. The scheduled UNC track meet with Wyoming here Wednesday has been postponed until Saturday, April 25, due to sickness on the Wyoming team. Several Bears will travel to Lawrence, Kan., for the annual Kansas Relays this weekend. straight Ranger goals in losing 4-1, put New York in an early hole Sunday with three first-period goals. "They had lo open'up when we got ahead 3-0," said Reay. "After that it was from one end of the rink to the other. They threw caution to the wind when they fell behind and Ihey gol Sunday's Games West Division Winnipeg 8, Minnesota Winnipeg wins 4-1 Houslon 6, Los Angeles Houston leads 3-2 Monday's Games No games scheduled Tuesday's Games Houston at Los Angeles 5, Blancas wins Monsanto Open The Houston Aeros gained a 3, one-game edge over the Los Angeles Sharks with (heir viclo- ry.. Houston right-winger Frank Hughes scored two first-period goals to give the Aeros a lead they never relinquished. Rosewoll takes WCT triumph in Cleveland CLEVELAND (AP) -- Aus- of all of them out here, he's the tralia's Ken Rosewall is consid- last man I want to see standing er i n g reducing his rigorous ten- over a 10 or 12-foot putt under n is 'schedule after the coin- pressure," Homero said. "He's plelion of this year's World deadly-the best (here is." Championship of Tennis lour, Bui Beard, long noted as one which concludes lhe week of of lhe premier pullers on the May 9-13 in Dallas, Tex. tour, missed it and Blancas had F,ven though (he Aussie is well liked, many of his fellow traveling professionals probably will be relieved that they won't have to see as much of the diminutive tennis king on the court. By BOB GREEN Associated Press Golf Writer PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - It was the highest finish by a winner in at least three years on the pro lour, but happy Homero Blancas wasn't at all ashamed of it. ;. "I'll take a one stroke victory every time," Blancas said in gasping relief after he and Frank Beard look turns backing off in the final round of the $150,000 Monsanto Open Golf Tournament Sunday. Blancas backed off just a little less. He bogeyed two of his last Ihree holes. But Beard bogeyed three of his last five and Homero pulled down the $30,000 first prize with a fat, four-over-par 75 in lhe final round. He scored his fifth victory in 10 years on the pro tour with a 277 total, seven-under-par on the cool and windswept. 6.679 yard Pensacola Country Club course. Beard, who made up a four By KAROL STONGER prize by two strokes. "I started stroke dcficil over the first 10 Associated Press Sports Writer off the day'and said, 'Just bird- holes, blew il with bogey on his PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) j e the par fives and play every-- Mickey Wright, whose name · - · · - · was synonymous wilh women's golf in lhe 1960s, won her firsl tournament of the 1970s wilh a 25-foot birdie pull on the final hole of the $154,000 Colgate-Di- the victory. Andy North, a lanky tour rookie, was third alone at 279 after a final 72. He was just two strokes back of Blancas, but didn't get close until Homero and Beard conlinued to back off down the slretch. Dave Hill, the 1972 winner, veleran Miller Barber and New Zealand lefty Bob Charles were nexl at 281. Hill had a 69, Barber 71 and Charles 75. Mickey Wright putts to Dinah Shore win last Iwo holes. He finished wilh a 72 for 278--his best in more lhan Iwo years. "I'm a nervous wreck," Blancas said as he headed for lhe prestigious Tournament of Champions in La Costa, Calif., this week. It's his third consecutive trip lo thai evenl that brings together the winner of regular tour events for the last 12 monlhs. He gained entry on the last slop before the Tournament of Champions wlion the steady Beard missed a par-saving 10- foot putt on lhe final hole thai could have tied it up and sent the tournament Into a sudden death playoff. "Of all the m'«n on (he tour, nah Shore Winners Circle. Burfiendt, who had a final Miss Wright didn't even need round 71, for third. Each col- (he pressure pull on the island lected $8,500. green of the Mission Hills Golf Earning $6,000 for fifth place Club course for the 82nd with a 289 was Kathy triumph of her career. Joyce Whitworth, the 32-year-old Tex- Kazmierski, who started Sun- an who is the all-time money day's round five strokes ahead winner on the Indies Profes- of her but lost a battle of sional Golf'Association circuit, nerves to make them even Miss Whitworth has won more after 17, Ihrce-puttcd Ittc final than $440,000 since she joined hole and settled for a 286 and the tour In 1959 while Miss $15,000 as runner-up. Wright, two-time Associated "It's weird," said Miss Press nlhlcte of lhe year, has Wright, who won lhe $25,000 top won about $225,000, MM., April II, 1*73 GKEELEY (Colo.) TRIBUNE 27 : Sports Schedule UNCSPORTS Baseball Friday Southern Colorado at UNC, 3 p.m., Jackson Field. Saturday UNC at Southern Colorado, 1 p.m., Pueblo. Track Wednesday University of Wyoming at UNC, Jackson Field. Friday-Saturday UNC at Kansas Relays, Lawrence, Kan. Golf Tueaday ' UNC at Colorado Mines, 1 p.m., Rolling Hills. Sunday Air Force at UNC, 11 a.m., Highland Hills. Tennis Thursday Fort Lewis at UNC, 3 p.m. Friday UNC at Colorado Mines. 3 p.m., Golden. Saturday Southern Colorado at UNC, 10:30 a.m., Denver University at UNC, 1 p.m. · PREP SPORTS Northern Baseball Tuesday Fort Morgan at Greeley Central, 4 p.m., Butch Butler Field. Greeley West at Longmont. 4 p.m. '·', Sterling al Fort Collins. Poudre at Loveland. Saturday Poudre at Greeley Central (DH), 10:30 a.m., Butch Butler Field. Greeley West at Fort Collins (DH),.10.30 a.m. Loveland al Fort Morgan (DH). Longmont at Sterling (DH). Welco Assn. Basehall Tuesday Erie at University High. 4 p.m., Doubenmeier Field. Valley at Eaton, 4 p.m. Highland at Fort Lupton, 4 p.m. Platte Valley al Weld Central, 4'p.m. Keenesburg. Roosevelt at Windsor, 4 p.m. Wednesday University High at Roosevelt, 4 p.m., Milliken (make up). Thursday Platte Valley at Windsor, '4 p.m., (make up). Saturday Erie at Weld Central (DH), 10:30 a . m . and 1 p . m . , Keenesburg. Roosevelt at Fort Lupton (DH), 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Platte Valley at Eaton (DH), 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Windsor al Highland (DH), 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., Pierce. Northern Track Tuesday Greeley Central vs. Greeley West, 3:30 p.m., Districl Six Field. \orthern Golf Tuesday Greeley Central, Greeley West, Ft. Collins, Loveland, Poudre and Sterling at Longmont Invitational. Saturday Greeley West and Greeley Central al Poudre Invitational. 3 p.m. Welco Track Monday Roosevelt Relays, 3:30 p.m., Johnstown. Tuesday Erie, Valley, Roosevelt at Erie, 4 p.m. Platte Valley, Ft. Lupton at Weld Central, 4 p . m . , Keenesburg. Eaton, Estes Park, Highland at Eaton, 4 p.m. Wednesday B e r t h o u d , W i n d s o r , University High at Berthoud. 4 p.m., Loveland. Saturday Roosevelt I n v i t a t i o n a l , all day, Johnstown. Girls' Track Tuesday Highland, Forl Lupton at Roosevelt, 4 p.m., Johnstown. Wednesday Platle Valley University High al Valley, 4 p.m., Gilcrest. Lovelaud, Greeley West, Brush, Greeley Central at Central, 3:30 p.m., District Six Field. Thursday Greeley Central al Longmont Relays, 4 p.m. Brush, Windsor, Esles Park at Weld Central, 4 p.m.. Keenesburg. Girls' Tennis Tuesday Loveland al Greeley West, 3:30 p.m. Central at Merrill Ilulton Thursday Central at Fort Collins, 4 p.m. University High at Greeley West, 4 p.m. At Winnipeg, the Jets bunched four goals in a four-minute spurt early in the second series Beaudin led lhe Winnipeg- attack with three goals. Rosewall, who captured lhe over-all WCT championship the past two years, defeated England's Roger Taylor 6-3, 6-4, Sunday to lake the singles championship in Hie WCT Cleveland Classic. Ihirig else in regulation.' That's what I said at 18. You just have to drop a (houghl lo get rid of any fears." Carol Mann finished the day with a 72 and a lie with Betty

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