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'M GKEELEY (Cote.) TRIBUNE Thurs., April M, 1973 Wood blanks Yankees, 3-0 By KEN RAPPOPORT Associated Prets Sports Writer Wilbur Wood cut the corners of the plate, doling out a starvation diet to the New York Yankees. They went away hungry while the Chicago White Sox star fattened his pitching record. "I get paid to get somebody out and that's what I do," said · Wood, who got most everbody out in a five-hit, 3-0 beauty over the Yankees Wednesday. Wood frustrated the Yankee hitters with a knuckleball that went berserk at times. It was helped along by the weather, according to New York Manager Ralph Houk. "Today was a good day for him, the dead air and the dampness," said Houk. "That helps him. His knuckleball was really bouncing around today." In the other American League games, the Boston Red Sox nipped the Minnesota Twins 4-3; the Texas Rangers trimmed the Detroit Tigers 4-1; the Kansas City Royals turned back the Milwaukee Brewers 32; the California Angels defeated the Baltimore Orioles 1-0 and the the Cleveland Indians trimmed (he Oakland A's 1-0. porled Steve Foucault's clutch National league scores: Cin- pitching as Texas whipped De- cinnati 7, Montreal 4; San troit. Francisco 5, Chicago 0; Allanta Texas slarler Rich Hand was 5, Philadelphia 2; New York 5, relieved in the eighlh inning by Houston 2 and Los Angeles 5, Foucault, who worked out of a St. Louis 3 in 11 innings. Rain bases-loaded jam wilh one out. postponed a game between San Wayne Simpson allowed only Diego and Pittsburgh. three hits before Gene Garber The only hits off Wood were took over lo gel Ihe last two singles by Matty Alou, Horace outs of the game as Kansas Clarke and Roy White before City downed Milwaukee. It was Thurman Munson .drilled a Simpson's strongest perform- City Manager Jack McKeon. "I thought he was in complete command and did an excellent job. 1 took him out near the end because I felt he was getting a little tired." Bill Singer fired a four-hitter and bested Dave McNally in a pitcher's duel as California nipped Baltimore. McNally pitched a five-hitter, but lost the game on Bobby Grabarkew- itz' RBI single in the eighth. Dick Tidrow, who entered the Hancock leads decathlon event at Drake Relays Baseball at a Glance By THK ASSOCIATED PRESS American League Kast Baltimore Detroit Milwaukee Boston Cleveland New York Kansas Cily Minnesota Chicago California Oakland Texas W. 1 9 8 7 7 7 6 West 11 9 8 8 6 4 1.. 7 8 7 8 10 10 6 5 5 6 10 8 Pet. .563 .500 .500 .467 .412 .375 .647 .643 .615 .571 .375 .333 G.B. -1 1 IMi National League Kast \V. 1.. Pet. Pittsburgh 8 3 .727 New York Chicago Montreal Philadelphia St. Louis 9 8 7 7 2 7 7 8 8 13 .563 .533 G.B. 1 2 .467 .467. .133 . 3 8 '·2 3 2 '6 West 3 -- '! 1 l'/2 4'-*! 4V., San Francisco Cincinnati Houston Los Angeles San Diego Atlanta 15 12 11 8 7 6 Wednesday's 5 6 9 11 12 11 .750 .667 .500 .421 .368 .353 _ 2 4 6 '/a 7'. 7'. '·f. 2 Games ground-rule double down the ance since coming to Kansas left-field line in the eighth. City from the Cincinnati Reds game with an 8.06 earned run Then White collected another last winter. "He Ihrew fast average, pitched a two-hitter as single in the ninth. balls, mostly," said Kansas Cleveland defeated Oakland. Mostly, Ihe Yankees were just beating the ball into the ground or popping it up off the Chicago left-hander. Carlos May hit a home run in Ihe first off Mel Sloltlemyre for Ihe only run Wood needed. John Kennedy's run-scoring double in the sixth inning snapped a 3-3 tie and gave Boston its victory over Minnesota. Relief pitcher Bob Bolin saved Ihe game for Ihe Red Sox by slriking out Harmon Killebrew with two out and Ihe bases cock was disappointed, Carl Wood "realistic and Olympian Bruce Jenner was just "happy for a workout." That's how the main principals summed up the first day's competilion Wednesday of the decathlon at the 64th annual Drake Relays. Hancock, a 20-year-old sophomore from Southern Illinois University, held a slim lead in the 17 man field in which 101 points separated the first seven competitors. Hancock had to settle for 37 DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -Kansas Relays winner Bill Han- loaded. Jeff Burroughs' third home run of the season and Toby Harrah's three singles sup- Wood, a 25 .year old ex-hurdler in only his second decathlon, stood fourth with 3,785 points, but loomed as the "man-to-beat." In between the two favorites were two Brigham Young entrants-Runald Backman with 3,843 and noted javelin thrower Raimo Pihl with 3,840. Jenner, who was 10th in last summer's Olympics, was tied for eighth with Don Allbritton of Kircksville, Mo., but was making his first outing since an injury. GRIM WORK -- Competing in long jump of the decathlon of the Penn Relays at Philadelphia Wednesday brought these expressions. Top: from left: Jeff Bennett, Oklahoma Baptist; Bruce Miller, Brown; Fred Samara, Penn.; bottom, from left: Ronald Evans, Connecticut; Dick Watson, Princeton, and Russ Blcwitt, Maryland. (AP Wirephoto) feet in the shot and 6-8% in his speciality, Ihe high jump. Last week at Kansas he scored 4,029 the first day and set a world decathlon besl of 7-1 in the high jump. Fifth belonged to Dave Bahr of Graceland with 3,774 follow- 7 f u ' ed by Christer Lythell of Brig- ° RACE RESULTS Wednesday's Results First race: Doc Alley 11.20, Staub homers twice, AAets top Astros, 5-2 , 1 A 4 80 4 - 8 0 ' e - o ham Young 3,769, Steve Cady of *" nicla ' (1 - 4) ",f nT TM e 32 f ' 0 SpnnnH ranp- R R 'a rVapbot- Drake 3,761, Allbritton and Jenner and Jim Baum of Ashland, Ohio, College 3,645. Northern Illinois promotes Luck to head basketball coach Cincinnati 7, Montreal 4 San Francisco 5, Chicago 0 San Diego at Pittsburgh, ppd Atlanta 5, Philadelphia 2 Los Angeles 5, SI. Louis 3, 11 innings New York 5, Houston 2 Wednesday's Games Chicago 3, New York 0 Boston 4,. Minnesota 3 Texas 4, Detroit 1 Kansas City 3, Milwaukee 2 Cleveland 1, Oakland 0 California 1, Baltimore 0 Thursday's Games Detroit (Coleman 4-0) at Texas (Brobert 0-1), 8:30 p.m. ' Milwaukee (Ryerson 0-0) at Kansas City (Drago 2-1), 8:30 p.m. Cleveland (Slrom 1-1) at Oakland (Hunter 0-1), 11 p.m. Friday's Games Minnesota at New York, 7:30 p.m. Chicago at Boston, 7:30 p.m. Kansas City al Delroit, 8:00 New York at Allanta, p.m. p.m. Milwaukee at Texas, 9:00 p.m. Baltimore at Oakland, 11:00 p.m. Cleveland at California, 11:00 p.m. never have been selected for the NCAA university tourney or invited to the National Invitational Tournament in New York. Recruiting is one of Luck's strong points. "You have to sell yourself and the school," he says. Thursday's Games San Francisco (Bryant 2-1) at Chicago (Hooten l-l), 2:30p.m. New York (McAndrew 1-2) at Houston (Keuss3-0), 8:30p.m. Only games scheduled Friday's Games APRIL SHOWERS By CHARLES CHAMBERLAIN Associated Press Sports Writer DE KALB, 111. (AP) - There aren't many things that Emory Luck, Northern Illinois University's new head basketball coach, can't do--he can administrate, educate, counsel, relate, recruit, and belong. And there aren't many things he hasn't done--win 12 letters at Dunbar High in Washington, D.C.; play for the Harlem Glo- belrotters and coach the Harlem Clowns; coach at Denby "There were about eight or and Central High Schools in De- 10 boys we really wanted to re- troit; teach physical education cruit this spring and I think we and coach the University of D- will get them all. I don't ask San Diego at Chicago, 2:30 ij no j s fencing team to the 1969 them to sign tenders. If they p - m - Big Ten tille. want to, OK. I always believed Los Angeles al Pittsburgh, He also has a bachelors and in shaking hands as a pledge. If masters degress from the Uni- Ihey shake and don't show up, versity of Michigan, and three they aren't the kind of kid I'd years ago he received a Doctor want anyway." at Cincinnati, of Philosophy degree in administration at Illinois. Luck, an affable, articulate man of 45, came to Norlhern in 1969 as assistant basketball coach under Tom Jorgensen. Northern in 1969, like many campuses elsewhere, had been the scene of racial demonstrations. "Hiring me, a black man, had no connection or bearing with the mood of those days," says Luck. "Jorgy and I struck Second race: B.B.'s Cracker 6.00,4.00,4.00; Mr. Blackie 6.20, 5.00; L.P.'s Biggie 8.00. Quiniela (2-4) 24.60. Daily Double (4-2) 34.80. Time 31.69. Third race: Tesl Of Strenglh 23.00, 8.80, 6.00; Pretty Thing 8.60, 6.00; Sam Holiday 3.60. Quiniela (1-8) 79.40. Time 32.33. Fourth race: Arelhusa 9.80, 6.80, 4.40; Powder River 8.60, 4.80; Stridex 5.60. Quiniela (35) 59.40. Time 32.38. Fifth race: L.L.'s Zest 7.00, 4.00, 3.00; Ferry Bank Pat 4.20, 5.00,Tankori4.00. Quiniela (1-3) 20.20. Perfecta (1-3) 51.90. Time 40.68. Sixth race: Booked Quail 4.20, "They wil, come here to play 3 .e^80 PrJud Sue 8^ 7^ S^^SSflSS weslern Warrior 6 - 80 - Q * niela There will be no class-cutting and that kind of stuff. 8:05 p.m. 8:05 Philadelphia 8:05 p.m. Monlreal al Houston, 8:30 p.m. San Francisco al SI. Louis, 9:00 p.m. (1-6) 34.00. Time 32.23. Seventh race: J.W. Gold Nugget 4.60, 3.80, 2.80; D's Friend 13.80,5.60; Red Oak Bud 2.80. Quiniela (1-6) 53.40. Time 31.54. Eighth race: Magnificent Array 19.60, 7.20, 3.80; Good Time Fred 5.60, 4.00; S.S. Arm 2.60. Quiniela (4-8) 41.20. Time 41.04. Ninth race: D's Mr. Sam 13.80, 5.40, 4.20; Cappy Fred 5.20, 4.60; O.K. Pard 3.00. Quiniela (3-8) 59.40. Time 31.90. Tenth race: Shy Louise 10.80, 7.60, 2.80; C.L.'s Joe 7.00, 3.40; Miles 10.80. Quiniela (5-8) 31.20. without a ram coat or rain suit means you get SOAKED! Avoid (he rained or feeline by choosing you rainwear from The Jones Company's Completi Selection. 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RUNS BATTED IN--Morgan, Cin, 16; Stargell, Pgh, 14; Concepcion, Cin, 14. HITS--Fuentes, SF, 30; Mad- By HAL BOCK Associated Press Sports Writer Gourmet Rusty Staub whipped up a tasty dish for the power hungry New York Mels and, like starving men, they savored every tasty morsel. Staub, who enjoys putlering around Ihe kitchen of his New York bachelor pad, must have been wondering whether he was eating right before finally chewing up some friendly Houston pitching Wednesday night. Weighed down by a dreadful l-for-29 slump, Staub snapped out of it with a pair of solo Indians beat Tulsa, 3-1 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Indianapolis defeated Tulsa 31 at Indianapolis and Oklahoma City won 9-1 at Evansville in Ihe only American Association games played Wednesday night. Iowa was rained out at Wichita with the score 0-0 after the first inning, and Ihe Denver-al- Omaha game was postponed. The Iowa-Wichita contest will be played as a doubleheadcr Friday night. Ed Armbrister clouted a home run and a double for Indianapolis. His homer came with none on in the fourlh. The Indians scored twice in Ihe third on an error, Joel Youngblood's double and two long flies. Tulsa got its run in Ihe eighth when Tommy Cruz doubled, home runs thai powered the such a bad slreak and Ihcn Mels to a 5-2 decision over the such great elation. I jusl hope I Astros. can have a lot more elation this It was the first time this sea- season." son that the Mets had more Darrell Evans slugged a Iwo- than one homer in a game, run triple and then scored on They had only six homers all Mike Lum's sacrifice fly as Al- year and five of those belonged lanta jumped off to a quick to John Milner. What's more, three-run lead against Pliila- Slaub was hilling a woeful .102 delphia. going into the game...about one Gary Gentry limited Ihe baiting percentage point for Phillies to five hits unlil the each thousand dollars of salary ninth when he weakened and he earns. Phil Niekro came on lo save Elsewhere in the National the victory. Gentry also had a League Wednesday Atlanta pair of singles, selling up one (rimmed Philadelphia 5-2, Los Atlanta run and driving in an- Angeles beal SI. Louis 5-3 in 11 other. innings, San Francisco shut out The Cubs could have used . Chicago 5-0, and Cincinnati de- some hilling against San Fran- feated Montreal 7-4. San Cisco's Juan Marichiil. The G i Diego's game al Pittsburgh ants' veteran blanked Chicago, was rained out. spacing eight hits for his fourlh In the American League, Chi- victory in five decisions, cago blanked (he New York Chris Speicr and Dave King- Yankees 3-0, Boston edged Min- man slugged home rims for Ihe nesola 4-3, Texas beal Delroit Giants. 4-1, Kansas City nipped Mil- Joe Morgan hit a three-run waukee 3-2, California nipped homer, keying a four-run eighth Baltimore 1-0 and Cleveland inning lhal carried Cincinnati blanked Oakland 10. .past Montreal. Slaub's two homers supported The Reds had to come from , a sharp six-hit pitching job by behind for the victory after . Jerry Koosman, who won his spoiling Ihe Expos an early 2-0 third straight for New York. lead. Good pitching has not been un- Willie Davis' nth inning usual for the Mets this season triple scored the winning run but good hilling has been and for Los Angeles as Ihe Dodgers so Staub was the main allracl- beat SI. Louis. Davis delivered ion afler Ihe game. "The one Ihing thai a ball player misses once he gels out of the game," said Staub, "is the elation of success--to have Cream Pup 11.80, 6.40, 5.20; Prelty Jenner 8.80, 4.40; S.S. Star 5.20. Quiniela (2-8) 46.80. Time 40.70. Mick Kelleher singled and Don Twin Quin (5-8 2-8) $833.40 to Godby hi! a sacrifice fly. 34 Winners. Attendance 3096. Oklahoma City jumped off lo Handle $243,430. a 2-0 lead in the first inning. Billy Buckncr, who had singled . against cx-Dndger pitcher Alan Foster. Dave lopes' sacrifice fly drove home Davis with an extra insurance run. up a friendship while I was at · dox ' SF ' 30 ' Michigan and he had asked me DC-UBLES-Cedeno, ,,,,,, 9 . Bonds, SF, 7. TRIPLES-Maddox, SKI GOLF SHOP 928 8th Ave. Phone 353-3333 earlier to be his assistanl before I look the job in 1969." After seven years at Northern, Jorgensen resigned last monlh, announcing, "I've lost my enthusiasm for coaching and want to go into business." There was no question lhat Luck would replace him, becoming one of about nine blacks in the nalion to hold head coaching jobs at major universities. Three of Ihem are in Illinois--Luck, Will Robinson of Illinois Stale and Walt Moore of Western Illinois. "Nobody else ever was considered and Jorgcnsen didn't hesitate to recommend Dr. Luck," says Athletic Director Rob Brigham. Luck says, "The most important phase of the job is recruiting and handling Ihe players. It never dawned on me that I wouldn't replace Jorgy as head coach. But if I can't cut coaching Ihcn I'll go someplace else. I know they didn't hire me to be mediocre. "The big-goal now is lo keep the basketball program on Ihe same plane, ullimalcly fill up the ficldhouse wilh attendance--Ihe scaling capacity is being enlarged--and eventually gel inlo Ihe NCAA tournn- menl." Allhough Northern's record under Jorgensen was a winning onc-17-B (his season nml 21-4 SF, 3; Sanguillen, Pgh, 2; M.Perez, All, 2; Morgan, Cin, 2; Edwards, Hln, 2; Metzger, Htn, 2; Matthews, SF, 2. HOME RUNS--Stargell, Pgh, 6: Wynn, Hln, 6. STOLEN BASES-Morgan, Cin, 10; Cedcno, Htn, 7. STRIKEOUTS-Carllon, Phi, 33; Messrsmlh, LA, 29. UNC SPORTS Track Saturday UNC at Southern Colorado Slate Invitational, Pueblo. Baseball Thursday Saturday Central and West al Aurora Invitational, all day. Wi-IciiKiisvhall Thursday I'latlc Valley al Windsor, DH, 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., Windsor. AMERICAN LEAGUE BAITING (25 al bals)- P.Kelly, Chi, .438; A.Johnson, Tex, .386; Valenline, Cal, .386. RUNS-Palek, KC, 17; Mayberry, KC. 15. RUNS BATTED IN--Mayberry, KC, 17; Mellon, Chi, 13; Kirkpalrick.KC, 13; Rojas, KC, 13. HITS- Freehan, Dct, 23; Rojas, KC, 23. DOUBLES-Rojas, KC, 8; D.Allen, Chi, 6; Kirkpatrick, KC, 6. TRIPLES-E.Brinkman, Del, 3; Harper, Bsn, 2; Valentine, Cal, 2; D.Allen, Chi, 2; Holt, Min, 2; Hisle, Min, 2. HOME RUNS-Fisk, Bsn, 6; E.Williams, Bal, 5; Pelrocclli, Bsn, 5; Cepcda, Bsn, 5; Melton, Chi, 5; Maybcrry, KC, 5, STOLEN BASES--Alomar, Cal, G; Pntek, KC, 0; North, Oak, (i. STRIKEOUTS-N.Ryan, Cnl, Southern Colorado al UNC, 3 Sntllrll "y p.m., Jackson Field. Wcleo Assn ' championship Norm Division winner vs. South Division winner (Valley) Wrlco Track Saturday Welcn schools al Welco Relays, 10 a.m., Gilcrcsl. Ihe previous ycnr^llie Huskies 46; Singer, Cal, 33. Saturday Colorado College al UNC, 3 p.m., Jackson Field. Tennis Saturday Colorado College al UNC, 10:30 a.m. Golf Saturday Korl Lewis, Colorado Mines at UNC, 11 a.m..Highland Hills. I'HKl' SPORTS Northern ll;iscli.i]l Friday Loveland al Grccley Central, DH, 1p.m., Butch Builer Field. Greeley West al Sterling, DH, 1 p.m. Forl Morgan al Poudrc, DH. Forl Collins al Lougmont DH. Northern Gulf Friday Central and Wcsl al Wall Clark Invilational, Lovclnml. Northern Track Friday Wcsl Central nl Forl Morgan Invilnlionnl, :);:!0 p.m. Girls' Track Thursday Greeley C e n t r a l , Greeley West, Windsor, Valley al Central, 4 p.m., District Six Field. Weld C e n t r a l , H i g h l a n d , Kslcs Park al Valley, 3:30 p.m. (lilcrest. I'lallc Valley, Highland, Forl I.uplon, at Weld Central, 4 p.m., Kccncsburg. University High al Pnurtrc, 4 p.m., Forl Collins. Girls'Tennis Thursday . Groelcy Central al Ixivcland, 3:30 p.m. Fort Collins nl Greeley Wesl, 3:30 p.m. University High al Poudrc,, 3:30 p.m., Forl Collins. Greeley Leasing IREOT-A-CARJ- GREELEY LEASING CO. (Office Located at Gnrnsey Whoc' r) 352-9174 716 llth Street

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