Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on March 9, 1976 · Page 19
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T«I.,M»r*»,U7« GREELEY (Colt.) TRIBUNE II Baseball players meet with Miller [ ffc e standings for purpose of gaining information Bjr FRED ROTHENBERG AP Sjwrti Writer NEW YORK (AP) - Spring i the linn of optimism in the bueball world, when there are no touei «nd everybody his a chance to have some fun in the sun. 1Tii« Katon there has been no spring, only a continuation of ·inter, and the protpectE for an immediate thaw in the situation appear about as likely as Commissioner Bowie Kuhn inviting Marvin Miller to toss out the first ball of the regular season. If there is a first ball. The owners and players are so wide apart as they head into their MUi negotiating session today that a group of some 25 veteran players has made its own pitch to Miller, executive director of the Players Association, t The players' meeting in St. Petersburg, CTa., called at the request of Cincinnati Reds slugger Johnny Bench, was for the purpose of gaining some information. "Maybe if we all get together we can make more progress on this thing," Bench said before the 15-minule meeting. "I want to find out what's really going on. "I have to admit I am confused. Besides, I want to know who's telling him (Miller) what to ask for. The majority of the guys down here are leaders on their clubs and I thought it would be a good idea if we got together and discussed the situation." At the conclusion of the session, held at Tom Seaver's unofficial practice camp, the players asked Seaver and Joe Torre of the New York Mets to ask Miller if he could set up a meeting between the 24 player representatives and the club owners. "They are concerned that the owners are not getting accurate reports," Miller said. "It (the request) was in the vein of 'Let's see if we can make sure there's communication.'" Miller promptly invited the 24 owners to meet with the association's executive board Thursday in Tampa.Fla. John J. Gaherin, the owners' representative, said the invitation would be discussed at today's session. Miller said the players getting involved in the actual negotiations was "a fine idea," but when asked if it would stimulate a solution to the unproductive negotiations, he said, "probably not, but when you're stuck, you try everything." The fact that there is a 26th bargaining session is about the only cause for optimism in the dispute that caused the owners to close the spring training camps indefinitely and had negotiators for both sides trading accusations after their last meeting on Friday. As Bench learned from Monday's meeting, the issue dividing the parties is a thorny one. "I thought it was just a problem they had in negotiating," Bench said. "But I can see now it's a complex legal problem." That legal dispute involves the issue of retroactivity, whether Miller can strip the players of their free agency rights won in a landmark arbitration case last December. The owners say Miller's role as exclusive bargaining agent for the players gives him the obligation to bargain for a new labor contract for all the players, even if that opens the union to potential damage suits. But Miller says he can't retroactively strip away the play- ers' rights to free agency, rights which are contained in every 1976 individual contract. Miller says that since the owners are the ones seeking changes in arbitrator Peter Seite' decision, they should assume the liability of damage suits. The owners have refused, saying it was Miller's responsibility. Miller says the vast majority of the players would not seek legal damages but there are some who would. Mike Marshall of the Los Angeles Dodgers is one player who already has announced his intention of suing the players association if it bargains away his right to free agency in the next two years. "Don't make Marshall the bad guy in this," said Seaver. "Others might sue, too. Mike is the only one who stood up at a meeting and said he would sue." N«tkn«lB.ikttbill Aiuciitlon Standings By United Press Internattonil Eutern Conference Atl.ntic Division W I. Pel GB Boston « 20 .677 Buffalo 36 27 .571 6'A Philadelphia 37 29 .561 7 New York 31 34 .477 I2U Central Division W L Pel GB Washington 41 26 .612 Cleveland 37 26 .587 2 Houston 32 33 .492 7 Atlanta 28 36 .438 ll'.i NewOrleans 28 36 .438 ll'A Western Conference Midwest Division W L Pet GB Milwaukee 28 35 .444 - Detroit 25 38 .397 3 Kansas City 25 40 .385 4 Chicago 19 44 .302 9 Pacific Division W L Pet GB Golden State 46 18 .719 Los Angeles 32 32 .500 14 Seattle 32 34 .485 15 Phoenix 30 33 .476 15'i Portland 28 37 .439 18 American Basketball Associi- llon Standings By United Press International W L Pet. GB Denver 49 16 .754 - NewYork 42 24 .636 71-2 San Antonio 39 26 .600 10 Kentucky 36 31 .537 14 Indiana 33 37 .471 181-2 St. Louis 30 38 .441 201-2 Virginia 12 56 .176 381-2 UNC women win 1 of 4 in tennis Indiana named number one in final UPI poll NEW YORK (UPI) - Indiana University, a well- diicipUned unit which completed a second consecutive undefeated regular season, today was named college basketball's national champion for the second year in a row by the United Press International's Board of Coaches. The Hoosiers (26-0), who will meet St. John's (N.Y.) in the first round of the NCAA Mideast Regional at South Bend, Ind., next Saturday, received 40 first place votes and 418 points from the 42- metnber coaches board to eaiily bnt out Marquette for thechampionship trophy. Marquette, which lost only once in 26 outings, got the other two first place votei and hid 376 points to tike second place. Mirquetle ind Indian ire expected to meet In the finals of the NCAA Mid-Mi regional. List year Indiana failed to survive the Mideast Regionils, losing to Kentucky In the finals. It marked the fourth national championship for Indiana in the 26-year history of the UPI ratings. The Hoosiers, coached by Bobby Knight for the past five seasons, also had successive national championships in 1953 and 1954 under Branch McCracken. With North Carolina losing unexpectedly to Virginia in the finals of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament, Rutgers, Nevada-Las Vegas and UCLA moved up one notch each in the final ratings. Rutgers (21-0), the nation's only other mijor college unbeaten, finished third while Nevada-Las Vegas (2M) and UCLA (23-4) were four and five, respectively. Rutgers will face Princeton In the first round of the NCAA Eut regional* at Providence, R.I., next Saturday while Las Vfgm and Um,A will play in the Far West Regional* at Eugene, Ore. North Carolina (25-3), which also will compete in ti« Mideast Regionals, dropped to sixth while Alabama held onto the No. 7 despite a loss to Kentucky Saturday. Notre Dame, loth a week ago, climbed to No. 8, Michigan held No. 9 and Washington moved up one place to 10. While not as deep nor as awesome as it was a year ago, Indiana kept the No. 1 position all season. In their opener they crushed defending NCAA champion UCLA. Center Kent Benson and forward Scott May were the mainstays of the club and both were named to the All-America first team. Additionally, May was named winner of the Naismith Trophy as UPI's Player of the Year. NEW YORK (UPI) - The final 1975-76 United Press International Board of Coaches top 20 colleg uith first place votes and records in parentheses (records include games played through Saturday, March 6): (Fourteenth Week) Team Polnls 1. Indiana (40) (26-0) 418 2. Marquelle (2) (25-1) 376 3. Rutgers (28-0) 300 4. Nevada-Las Vegas (28-1) 252 5. UCLA (23-4) 244 6. North Carolina (25-3) 207 7. Alabama (21-4) 92 8. Notre Dame (22-5) 90 9. Michigan (21-6) 74 10. Washington (22-5) 61 11. Missouri (24-4) 59 12. Arizona (22-8) 21 13. Maryland (22-6) 20 14. Tennessee (21-5) 18 15. Virginia (18-11) 16 16. (tie) Florida St. (20-6) 10 lleCineln*itl23-5) II 18. St. John's (NY) (»5) 9 19. (tie) W. Michigan (24-2) 7 (tie (Princeton! 12-4) 7 By The Associated Press The Top Twenty teams in The Associated Press college basketball poll with first-place votes in parentheses, season records through Sunday, March 7, and total points: l.Indiano(51) 270 1,012 2.Marquette(l) 24-1 898 S.KutgcrsU) 284 767 4.Nev-LV(l) 28-1 574 S.N.Carolina 25-3 530 6.UCLA 234 489 7.NotreDame 22-9 418 S.Alabama 21-4 353 9.Tennessee 21-5 252 lO.Missouri 24-4 190 ll.Washington 22-5 184 IZ.Maryland 22-6 166 D.Virginia 18-11 160 M.Michigan 21-6 158 IS.Cincinnati 23-5 146 IS.W.Michigan 24-2 130 17.St.John's, 23-5 69 IB.Arizona 22-6 32 19 TexaiTech 24-5 30 20.Centenary 23-5 29 PHOENIX, Ariz. - The University of Northern Colorado women's lennis team won one of four matches last weekend in league action here. The UNC team defeated Mesa College of Arizona by 5-4, but lost to Utah, Nevada-Las Vegas and Arizona State. Margaret Selby led UNC's effort with two individual wins in the four matches. She also combined with teammate Gail Kinney to win two doubles matches. UNC's next match is April 5 at Denver University. UI«M,UNC1 Slnil.i Ho. 1 - ShitrbKk. u, del. Betn un dquilt, UNC, «1, 4-1. No. 7 -- Lewis. U. Oft. Trri schAder. UNC, 34. 6.7, 67. No. 3 - Gordon, U. del. Joanne Law, UNC, 67,67. NO. 4 - Pla. U. del. Drtrtle Cmoil. UNC.67.61. No. 5 - BHther. U, dcf. Gtll Kinney, UNC. 61, 46, 67. NO. 6 -- Margaret Selby. UNC. del. Page, 37. 6.7. 6J. OovWn No. I - stiurbeck Lewii, u, del. LlnQult! law, 61, 67. NO. 7 -- Carroll Schaeler, UNC. del. Gordon.Bekher. 3 . 6 , 6 1 . 76. No. 3 - Paoe Pie. U. dct. Klnnev-Selbv. 63. It. UNL.V7.UNC7 Slniln Nn I - Fink. UNLV. del. Llnqultt. 6 0, No 3-- Rlardon,UNLV.dcf. Law.67.6 No. * -- Carter. UNLV. del. Carroll. 6-0. 60. No. 5 - Teadora, UNLV. def. Kinney. A 6, 6.3, 6-4. No. 6 -- Margaret Sdby, UNC. del. Abrumi, 61, 6-7. Doubles No. I - rinkCarter, UNLV, del. Lin. dqulst Law, 6 7,7 S. No. 7 -- Corrftdo Riardon. UNLV. del. Stnaefer.carroll, 6.7, 64. No. 3 -- Klnney-Selby. UNC. det. Teadora Abrums, 6-1. 61. UNC I, M«e College ol Arliona* Singlet No. I -- Llndquist. UNC. del. Mann, 63. 63. No.7- scheeter.UNC,dei.Tarkell,7.6, 6 3 . .4.7.6. No. 3-- Farran, M,d«M. No. 4 -- Luchslnger, M, dcf. Carroll, 1-6, t 3. * 4. No. t -- Kinney, M, del. Moon, 6-1, A-i. Mo. 6 - Ray, M. def. Seiby, 6 3, 47. 6-3. Llndqu!sM.ow, UNC, def. Mann- Luc hsln«r, 6-3, 4-1. NO. 7 -- Fwnn-Tirkeit, M, dcf. Schtefer-Carroll. * 3, H, 4·!. No. 3 - Klnney-Selby, UNC. del. Moon- Ray, 4-1, U. 64. AflitoiIIHtMJNCC No. \ -- Ehranklnr, ASU, Od. Llnqulst, 61, t3. No. 1 Bragg, ASU, del. Llnaqu~il, * 7, *· No. * - Rkkeltt. ASU, del. Kinney, 6-7. 61. No.6-- Goldman, ASU. det. Selby. 7.5.60. DwMei NO. 1 -- Ehranklnl Brandy. ASU, del. LlndquJst.Law. 4 a, 6-1. 6.3. No 7 - Cuikk-Bregg. ASU, del. Schaeler Carroll. 6.3, 40. NO. ] -- Buwlck Rlckettt. ASU. del. Monday's Results {No ga mes scheduled) Tuesday's Games New York at Denver Virginia at Kentucky National Hockey League Standings By United Press International Campbell Conference Patrick Division W L TPls Gf'GA Phildlph 43 10 14 100 'S5 178 NY Islndrs 3C 17 14 TO 2fli 160 Atlanta 28 30 10 66 220207 NYRngrs23 35 9 55 223279 Smythe Division W L T P t s G F G A Chicago 2G 23 17 69 202 2(M Vancovr 27 27 13 67 228228 St.Louis 24 31 11 59 207230 Minnesot 18 45 4 40 163 253 KnssCity 12 44 10 34 156 282 Wales Conference Norris Division W L T P t s G F G A Montreal 49 9 10108 28.1146 Pltsbrgh 29 27 11 69 280251 LosAngls31 29 7 69 214225 Detroit 20 38 9 49 171 259 Washngln 8 50 9 25 186 328 Adams Division W L T P t s G F G A Boston 42 12 11 95 258186 Buffalo 36 19 12 84 2782(11 Toronto 3! 25 12 7-1 257 «1 Californi 24 36 9 57 218241 World H o c k e y Association Standings By Uniled Press Intf rnalional East W L T PIS. GF GA Cincinnl 31 35 1 63 249 2711 New Englnd 28 33 6 62 211 240 Clevelnd 28 32 5 61 222 227 Indinpls 26 37 3 55 192 200 West W L T Pts. OF GA Houston 41 23 0 82 262 218 Phoenix 32 27 6 70 241 222 San Diego 32 29 4 68 253 224 x-Mlnnst 30 25 4 64 211 212 Canadian W L T Pts. GF GA Winnipg 45 21 2 92 291 20:1 Quebec 3S 22 4 82 282 245 Calgary 33 30 4 70 249 231 Edmntn 24 41 5 53 237 295 Toronto 18 40 5 41 269 321 x-Ottawa 14 26 1 29 134 172 x-Team disbanded city scores City Bunch 37, Greeiey Lino ond Tile 3C. Allenun KorwJ if pobti Mr city Bunch, wfclii TKktr ltd Grwley Line and Till with IT. OreHev Ekctrk a, Holman Dairy 41. Warden led Gretlty Electric with 70 pvtofi, while Mncarenat was top icorer tor Hoiman Miry wim IV pointt. Gllcrat 57. Booth and Son* Feedlot. if, Chacon scored II pointt to pace Gil crest, whlli Bloom had 17 pointt tor Booth and Sent Fetdiot. Cltlien Sim Turktyt40, K-Bar St. Nent icortd II potnti for Cltiien State Turkey's, while Rmtman icored 34 potnti tor K-Bar. Northwnl Mutual 51. Dun lop Tim 54. Pharo led Northwest Mutual with TO polntt, while CowartlH Dwntop Tires with eight point*. DeUlb Aoresewch Si. Mountain Bell 4f. Buderus w*s lop icorer tor DcKolb Agresewch wltti 13 points, while Sltiman scored TO points Mr Mountain Bell. Circle J won by forfeit over Millers Rug tuckers. Moose W* won by forfeit over McOoy Distributing. Cold Brlckert 51, Bouncers 45. Matey led Cold Bricken with u pointt, white Bouncer't top scorer w» Smith wlih IT pointt. La Salle Pacrn ti, United Bank 41, double overtime. Loot scored IB point) to lead La Sille Pacers, while Geltt wat leading scorer tor United Bank with H pointt. Montorl Pack O, Evans Furniture M, Ochoa ted Monfert Pack with 14 points, while Longley scored II points for Evans Furnutlre. NHPQS7, Flrtt Atscmbly 4T. Tellei was top SCW«r (or NHPQ, while Buxman KOced 11 points to lead First Assembly. Driftwood U, Montorl of Colorado 32. Williams and Roulei each had II pointt for Driftwood, while TrueidBle lead Monfort ol colorcda with 13 points. Rocky Mountain Bearing won by forfeit over Reiff Construction Hillside Baptist 57, Scott Reilty SI. Johnson scored II points to pace Hillside Baptist, while DeJono also had ll pointt (or Scott Reillv. Village Im 51, D and J Livestock 47. Coler led village Im with n points, while Shockley and Miy each had 14 for D and J Livestock. Farmhand 54, Oysters 54. Loyd wat high icorer for Farmhand, while Finn scored U paints to lead Oytlers. MOOM Lodge Wf 41, City Bunch 1J. Mattings wat lop tcorer for Moose }.odge fH with II point!, while Admin had IS to ·act City Bunch. Mirch4andS Monlgomcry Ward fi5, ETvanj Furniture X. Macolte scortd 93 points 10 pace Montgomery Ward, while uangley, Martlnei and Kloons each scored nine points for Evins Furniture. Rocky Mountain Bearing 41. Uniled Bank 13. Stermin led Rocky Mountain Bearing with IS points, while Gelt! wis high icorer for United Bank wim 13 points. 0 4 J I !«itock M, Flr.l AHemWy 31. Wells WAS lop scorer for D t J Livestock With II point!, while Bu«mtm scored 30 pointt for First Assembly. Farmhand 41, Alka Hall 31. Lovd scored 17 points to lead Farmhand, while Strange paced Alka Hell wilh 13 pomit. MS Paul't aO, Blfl C't 4*. M Onorato TV Appliance Sates 8, Service Mllllken, Colo. Phone: 587-4367 JIM * R A Y * PAT P*ul'i wilh i* polnli, wfiilc Montoyi w» rOflhicorer lor BlflG'* with IJpofnli. Collcgt H»dhuntrn won by f oriel I over Corlei Silver. Holrnin D«lry SI, Indeptndmt Roofing M, overtime. C*rp)o icofrt 17 pointt to face Hotmart Dairy, while Roth hid II polnlt for Independent Rooting. Snup* Brolhtri M. Booth ind Soni FtMlot S3. Sinditedt icored II polnH or Sliup* Brothers, while Bloom led Booth *nd Son* Feedlot with n pointt. IMF 3i, iO« iB^hJ, SlUf Ji. UuJeinwOJ led IMP with 12 polnti, while Miller icored 10 points tor Gow'i Body Shop. J and H Cleclrlc «, Creeley Plumbing «nd Hetting 3S. Rtytr led Creeley Plumbing ind Noting with U polnli, wtille Swallow scored 17 polnti (or J and H Electric. Monlort ot CotDTMO 47, Scott Reilty 46. Dtjong w» top icorer lor Scott Reilty wilh U polnti, while Truesdale Korcd II points 1o pace Monfort of Colorado. Consumer'* Oil M. Cold Bricheri 2J. Franks led Consumer's OH with 70points, while Ms ley scored 10 points tor Gold Brkkeri. Reill Construction n, LiSillt Picercu. Lisiter w« top tcorer for Reiff Con. strucllon, while Loos led LaSalle Pacers with 1\ points. Montgomery Ward ]f, Oriltwood 7S. Rorbil scored U pointt to p*c« Orlf fwood, while Rmenbich led Montgomery Ward wlthUpoinli. O J Livestock «, Rocky Mountain Beiring 43. Bergseil IM O ft J Livestock with It points, while Tommerrupwis high scorer for Rocky Mountain Bearing with Mpolnls. McDoy Distributing U. Rugiuckers It. Miller Korea 14 points to lead McDoy Distributing, while Behr had 13 points [or Rugsucketi. Mountain Bell 39. Dunlop Tires 34. Slliman scored II points tor Mountain Bell, while Smlce led Dunlop Hrei with 10 points. LOWER Prescription PRICES! Brmq y-4-"T LESS MONEY A c A and your next / ' ' ' ' Pr(",cnption to GIBSON Pharmacy AUTHORIZED DEALER RCA CORNING WHIRLPOOL LITTON MICROWAVE ZENITH KITCHEN AID SONY HOOVER MAYTAG Leather Leather upholstery...a treasured possession that, like fine silver, actually improves with age. 85" top glove leather sofa Regular $1199 Sale Matching lounge chair in leather. Regular $659 Sale Matching ottoman in leather.. .$179 The Homestead House stores are pleased to offer you this outstanding collection of'plush, top grain leather upholstery at specially reduced prices. 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