Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on April 20, 1972 · Page 31
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32 GREELEY (Colo.) TRIBUNE Thurs., April 20, 1072 Tribune Sports Pages Marcus Ncwlon, Editor: Sieve Bauer, Assistant Celtics Tip Knicks Dave Cnwons had PRESSjWcslern Conference scries, hungry look. He gobbled up rebounds. He gobbled up loose He gobbled up poinfs. Most important, he helped gobble up the New York Knicks. "The Boston Celtics' center did everything in his team's important 115-109 victory over the Knicks in fhe National Basketball Association's Eastern Conference finals Wednesday night. Tiie Celtics, down 2-0 in the besl-of-seven series, needed the victory and Cowens provided the spark. Mn fhe American Basketball Association, Indiana defeated Utah 116-111 in the Western-Division final playoff series. Utah leads the series, 2-1. New York entertains Boston Friday night, and Milwaukee is home against Los Angeles Saturday afternoon in the NIJA's which the Lakers lead 3-2. Utah is at Indiana on Saturday night, while Virginia plays the New York Nets at Uniondale, N.Y., on Monday night in game three of their ABA Kasl- crn Division series. The Squires lead 2-0. Jo Jo White scored 29 points and John Havlicck had 2C but it was Cowens who made the difference for the Celtics. Cowens got 16 rebounds and scored 3 points, including some timely baskets down (lie stretch when the Knicks had pulled into (ho lead. "Cowons stood out," said Red Mol7.rn.an, Knicks' conch. "He played very well, his best game against us. for sure." The Celtics had a 55-17 lead at halftime but the Knicks rallied behind Bill Bradlcy's H points in the third quarter. Midway through fhe final period . | Boston gol hoi as Cowens and While tied fhe game wilh consecutive field goals, then Cowens put the Cellics ahead 99-!)fi with a hook shot and a free throw. ! Bradley finished wilh 201 points, Walt Frazier with 281 and Karl Monroe 17 for Ihe! Knicks. Indiana went ahead of Utah in Ihe third quarter but needed four free throws by Freddie i Lewis in the final 29 seconds to; wrap up the game. j linger Brown scored 13 of his; 30 points in the third period In-! diana huilt Ms lead lo 12 points' ;in flic final period but Utah [fought back behind Willie Wise, who finished wilh 13 points, and Ron Boone, who had 18. Wise and Jimmy Jones ran into foul trouble and sat out long por-j lions of Hie game. Lewis had 15 points, while Mel Daniels had IB points. in Fights With Fans Tigers Decked by Orioles By KEN RAPPOPORT Associated Press Sports Writer Billy Martin has stoppet fighting wilh his players. He's now fighting with the fans. The quick-fisted Detroit Tiger manager, who made headlines three seasons ago hy knockini oul pitcher Dave Boswcl; mixed it up with a man on the street Wednesday night. The fight, which ended in "no decision", came after Hie Tigers had been decked by Ihe Baltimore Orioles, 5-2. "I wasn't mad abmil losing or mad about anything," explained Marlin, whose playing and managing days have been sli/dded wilh battles. "But (his guy was blocking my way to the team bus. He was swearing and I told him to get away. I pushed him. He called me a name, dove at me and knocked me against Ihe bus." Wilh several Detroit players and a group of newsmen watching, Ihe antagonists thudded to (he hard ground wilh Martin's fisfs swirling. The brawl lasted about a minute before members of fhe Detroit group pried fhe Iwo apart. The fan identified himself as Jack Sears, 25, and said he has been a red-hot Detroit rooter from Pontiac, Mich., who has been living in Baltimore for 15 years. M-'All I said was, 'You guys better win tomorrow night,'" s'pid Sears. "He hit me and Paul Blair added two insurance runs with a single that chased Detroit ace Mickey Lolich. An error by second baseman Lenny Handle in the ninth inning enabled Carlos May to score Ihe winning run as Chicago beat Texas. "It was sure good to win my first, game with a new club" said Bahnscn, who was acquired during fhe winter from Ihe New York Yankees. "And I Ken Hollxman, formerly of the Chicago Cubs, won his initial American League game with a five-hitter as Oakland downed Kansas Cily in Ihe opener of their twi-night doubleheader. Reggie Jackson gave the A's a sweep with a tie-breaking single in the cighfh inning o[ the nightcap. SLUGGER -- The joy of watching .baseball is not limited to any ages, as this picture of intent 4-year-old Steve Morgan demonstrates. Sieve, the son of UNC Sports In- formation Director Gary Morgan, goes lo all (lie Bear home games. (Tribune pholo by Steve Baiter) Ex-Cardinal Wins Duel With Gibson By H E R S C H E L NISSENSON single. Despite the defcal, the Lighl-liiHing Gene Michael lashed H three-run triple in the fifth inning lo give the Yankees he runs they needed. "He hit the ball over my lead--(hat's all there was to I," said oulfiolder Joe Lahnud of Michael's triple. "I was playing in aboul four .slcps shorter than usual. Bui then, vherc would you .play Gene Michael?" Pittsburgh added two more Louis ace fanned runs before the inning was over and climbc(l l ) a s t TM Manny Sanguil- is left-hander Sieve Carllon, I into fourth place on Ihe all-time who fired a throe-hitler al his-strikeout list. ..... alul Warren Spahn len, Al Oliver and Rennie Sten- ace. """ "' : ' u ""--- ----- '-- around for San Diego. The Kcenesburg, Padres were losing 3-2 before reaching the San Francisco] 23 Teams To Play In North Central Legion Baseball Twenty-three teams, including five from the Greeley area, will compete in the N o r t h Central Colorado League of the 1972 American Legion Baseball program, it was announced lliis week by league representatives. The 23 teams will include 19 in two divisions of B competition and four more in A competition. Grceley teams will be Legion-Elks A, Cowan, Keallors, Elks and Legion B. Western division of the B league will include Boulder, Louisville, Greeley Realtors, Longmont Turkey, Broomfield Athletics. Greeley Cowan, Fairview, Longmont Legion ·and Estes Park. Teams in the Eastern B Division will be Highland, Greeley E l k s , La Salle, Eaton, Broomfield Ford, Longmont Ideal, Fort Morgan, Grceley Legion, Ixmgmont Sports Center and Kecnes- burg. Competing in the four-team A division will be Greeley Legion-Elks, L o n g m o n t , Broomfield and Fort Collins. In order to get in more games, fhe Greeley team will play contests with Aurora, Littleton, Denver Merchants, Arvada, Sterling, Scoltsbluff, Colorado Springs, Cheyenne and Laramie. Competition will begin in both divisions early in June and wind up with B playoffs July 29-30 and the State Ixjgiun B Tourney August 3-6 at Fort Morgan. The State Legion A Tourney will be August 10-13 in Arvada. Interested players who want to participate in the Legion baseball program may still enroll by wriling the Legion Baseball Committee, 2105 Glen Fair Dr., Greeley. Information in the letter should include name, address and telephone number. All players iri the program are to meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May. 9, in the auditorium at Heath Junior High for team assignments. Every effort will be made to balance each team with talent to ensure that each team will be competitive. Coaching the legion teams this summer will be Greg Kiddoch, I/egion-Elks A; Mike Haskctt, Cowan; Dave Jones, Realtors; Mickey Holmes, Elks; and Larry Brunz, Legion B. On Tap Preps 'BASEBALL Saturday Northern lxveland at Greeiey West, doubleheader, 10:30 a.m., Butch Butler Field. Greeley Central at Sterling, doubleheader, 10:30 a.m. Longmont at Poudre, Fort Collins, doubleheader. Fort Collins at Fort Morgan, doubleheader. Wcko Eaton at GOLF Saturday Northern Greeley West and Greeley Central at Walt Clark Invitational, Loveland. GYMNASTICS Friday Loveland at Greeley West, 4 p.m. Weld Central, doubleheader, 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. University at Valley, La Salle,! former St. Louis teammates Wednesday night, pitching the Philadelphia Phillies lo a 1-0 squeaker over Boh Gibson, the Cardinals' ace. "The (,'arllon inccnlivc is to win," said after facing his former teammates for the first time. "Thai's my incentive, nol beating any particular team. Sure, it's nice to come back and heat (he team that traded Michael, known more for his you and beat a pitcher like Gih- id 1 grabbed lus Ings when we yjf'nt down because I'm not a fljhter." ·-Martin and the Tigers Weren't Ihe only ones in aclion \yednesday night. Six other love than bat, lined the ball over Lnhoud's outstretched love and info the left field cor- icr. U was the shortstop's first riple in nearly two seasons. Caylord Perry gained his irst American league victory when he pitched Cleveland over lioslon. The 3.1-ycar-old Perry, who played 10 years in fhe National League wilh San Francisco before moving to Ihe Indians in a winter trade, check- 'ed the hard-hilling lied Sox American League games were fivo ni[ 1]nti| ,,.| v , , ' s , played as Ihe Chicago White M j n c o ,j' with on. m,L in tl,n Sox beat the Texas Rangers 2- l'; the New York Yankees trimmed Ihe Milwaukee Brewers 3-2; the Cleveland Indians 'ijeat the Boston Red Sox 3-1; l)ie Minnesota Twins crushed ;llie California Angels 12-3 and l)ie Oakland A's look a pair ;from Ihe Kansas Cily Royals, J;J and 3-1. : j Before the fireworks' outside BaKimnse's Memorial Stadium, Uie Orioles exploded for three ; };ijns in the eighlh inning to de( .feat the Tigers. Boog Powell's 'r)pposi!e-field double lo left (Knocked in Ihe tie-breaking run Mingori with ninlli. Rookie Bobby Darwin drove in five runs with a homer, double and single as Minnesota by. But it's just as nice beating any learn." Although T7ie Pirales beat Ihe Cubs with four runs in the eighth inning, highlighted by Bob Robertson's two-run homer. null, with Oliver scoring as Stenneft was thrown out attempting to steal second. John Jeter's two-run homer in Ihe bottom of Ihe ninlh off Juan Marichal turned things Pawnee Archers First, Third In Colorado Archery Meet Garllon played GRAND JUNCTION - Greeley Pawnee Archers Boyce Bennell and Don D. Bostron won first place and third place in the 1(172 Colorado Stale Archery Indoor Championship, held here last.weekend. Bostron won third wilh a 59(i score after losing to Don Johnson of Colorado Springs in a the 'world Sieve wmild like to sudden death shool off. Bostron, down Ihe revenge angle, fellow pitcher Joe llocrner let everyone in on Ciirllonls Irne feel-i ings. "Thai," he said, flashing s a sly grin, "is Ihe last team in Sl shut oiil." If you say so, Joe. Elsewhere in the National League, Pittsburgh rallied to heat (he Chicago Cubs 5-2, San Diego edged San Francisco 4-3, Los Angeles trimmed Allanta 4- II and Houston downed Cincin- I n n l i 7-5. The New York Mels wore rained out in Montreal. Carllon, a 20-game winner for who was shooting in the men's Freestyle I'rn-opcn division, was al one lime a solid second place. Bui he missed one arrow oul of (he bull, which caused him to go into a i shooloff for second Bennell, who was competing no doubt lhat we are producing SI. Louis lasl season, was bombed California. Darwin!!TM!TM!..!" =!! lc .' ! lillics ! a '° .'" turned a close game inlo a roul when he drilled a three-run shol in Ihe seventh inning. John 0'Donncll of Ynnk^rs, N.Y., and cousins Bernard Car- Icsimo of Newark, N.J., and Gregory C'arlcsimo of Upper Monlclair, N.J., will serve as Fordham's 1!)72 football c:ip- lains. February in exchange for 17- game winner Rick Wise. The sonllipaw had been holding out for more money and Gussie Busch, Ihe Cards' owner, reportedly ordered General Manager Ring Dcvine lo deal him away. ] The I'hillies got their only; run off Gibson in Ihe sixlh in-; ning on ;i triple by Willie Mnn- and Heron Johnson's Saturday's competition - a n d never gave it up. Greeley . Pawnee . President lirnce Gates was overjoyed at (he oulcome. "Last year we only threatened in the Freestyle division," he said, "This year we broughl il home." Boslron actually lied last year's record of 59I ami ended up only three points behind this year's winner, Jack Lancasler, U.S. Indoor Champion o! 1071, from (he USAF Academy. "With Bennett's new style of shooting in the amaluer divi- The game-winning shot followed a single by Dcrrel Thomas and wiped oul earlier heroics by Ihe Giants' Ken Henderson. The learns were lied 2-2 until Ihe eighlh inning, when Henderson hit a tie-breaking single. Don Sulton hurled IMS Ange-i les pasl Allanta with a two-hit- ler--Rico Carly's second-inning double and a bloop single in the third by Marty Perez. The Dodgers gave Sulton the only run he needed when Maury Wills opened the game wilh a triple--his first hit of (he season after 18 fruitless at-bats-and Bill Buckner's infield oul. Manny Mota singled two more across in the ninth. LA's Frank Robinson left the game with a slight groin pull but said he felt he could play lonighl. Idcubleheader, 10:30 a.m. and ;p.m. R n o s e v e i l a t Highland, Jenke Pigeon First in Race Wray Wilh Pierce, doubleheader, a.m. and 1 p.m. PI an average speed of ]Q : 30J1,241.51 yards per minute, a racing pigeon from Ihe toft of R i c h a r t l Jellke ' look double^!,, a'm^ TM $£ %***«* ** B There were 221 pigeons from (j\ote: second games begin am tofts released from Wray a , j half-hour usually about 1 p.m..)i distance of 125 air-miles from contests, usually about 1 p.m..) JGreeley. There was a 10 m p h Northern TRACK Friday head wind and weather clear at Greeley. Greeley's E. Elaine R e p p Greeley Central and Grceley!P la(;ed K e«"d and fourth with West at Longmont Relays. .speeds of 1,101.83 and 1,183.61 . Longmont Relay Saturday Northern Grceley Central and Greeley 'y.p.m. Steve Rover, also of |Greoley, placed third with a speed of 1,187.08 y.p.m. Sunday, April 23, the First West al Aurora Relays, .Aurora. Mountain' Plains Combine Club e '" will starl (heir pigeon racing A l l - W e l c o Assn. teams and|season from Wray. Clubs par- most of AA learns in (he stale'ticipaling in these events are a t Roosevcll invitational,'from Colorado and (he soulli- Johnslown, all day. i a sudden dcalh|sion, ami lioslron, who already :ond place. is a U.S. division winner, it's in his first Stale Championship, won first place in the Men's Freestyle Ainaliiur division with a 573 out of Bennett look a possible COO. Ihe load in some of the finest freestyle archers in the slate. 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