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26 Globe-Times Friday, October 27, 1972 Memphis Making Ready For Motorcycle Invasion MEMPHIS - Resident, of this Texas Panhandle community were making final preparations Friday for the expected weekend invasion of more than 400 motorcycle riders from 14 states. Those cyclists, from as far away as California, Ohio and Florida, will roll into town early Sunday morning, not as part - * - · - - · ' bu t . . . . - - - -- t h e first Cotton Boll National Endu- ro. Although the "Memphis Endu- ro" has been an annual event for the past several years, 1972 marks the first time it has been granted status as at national points race. And the importance of the event is reflected in * field of any motorcycle gang, rather as competitors in which includes riders as young to survival, is to average exactas 12 and as old as 65--men, boys, girls and women. The Cotton Boll isn't an event which discriminates. The course is equally formidable, rugged and frustrating whether:, you're from Texas or Arizona or hour average. whether you're male or female, according to Waiter Johnson, publicity director. Both terminal points will be in Memphis and race headquarters, as always, will be the DeVille Motor Hozl. C o m p e t i t i o n will begin promptly at 8:01 a.m. Sunday svhen the first four riders are flagged a way: · Four ··'additional riders will leave the starting point every minute thereafter. The enduro is 125 miles in length. The object, in addition Funeral Today For Robinson NEW YORK (AP) - Jackie Robinson, a man remembered as much for his courage as his baseball ability, will be buried today before a large gathering of admirers. Robinson, a black man who broke baseball's color line 25 years ago-and played an impor- Dodger championship teams, died Tuesday of a heart attack at the age of 53. The funeral cortege is scheduled to proceed. through the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, hot far from Ebbets Field, the park where Robinson attracted an army of fans. He will be laid to rest at Cypress Hills cemetery following services at Riverside Memorial Church. Robinson's body was placed on public view for eight hours Thursday before a long, unbroken line of mourners, mostly elderly persons. "He was the first black man to break the color line in major _ league baseball," said an elderly woman, "and we should be very proud of him." There were no flowers on the gray-blue metal coffin and none of the mourners was allowed to touch the bier. A middle-aged man tried to put a red carnation on the coffin, but was dissuaded by an attendant. Today, Robinson will be laid to rest before dozens of former teammates, old friends and public officials including Sargeant Shriyer, the Democratic Party candidate for Vice-President in the November election^, Many of Robinson's teammates on those fine Dodger teams will be pallbearers, and honorary pallbearers. They include Dodger Manager : Walt Alston, Joe Black, Jim GiUiam, Don Newcombe, "Pee "Wee Reese, Ralph Branca, Carl Erskine .and Roy Campanella. Owner Walter O'Malley's.. son, Peter, will represent the club. Others on hand will be Willie Mays, an opponent of Robinson's on the old New York .Giant .teams that provided" a fierce, crosstown rival for.the Dodgers in the 1950s. Baseball Commissioner Bowie Kuhn also · will,attend the services along with former Commissioner Ford C. Frick. \' '^ Also present will be Larry ,Doby, another of ; the. early black men in the major leagues; former heavyweight champion Joe Louis; one-time slugger Hank Greenberg, and Warren Giles, a former president of the National League. Before his sudden death three days ago, Robinson made a brief public appearance at the World Series in Cincinnati where he was honored for his services to baseball. Nearly blinded by diabetes, the legen- dadry player had trouble fulfilling an autograph request. When'a 10-year-old boy asked him to sign .* baseball, Robinson said "Are there other signatures on it? I don't want to write over somebody's name and I can't see." A sports writer took Robinson's hand and placed it over an open space on the baseball, but Robinson nevertheless scribbled over other names "Did I do it all risht" i inson asked, ·ht". Rob- "Yes, fine, Jackie," he was told.: Robinson 'i career was filled with, bitter-sweet memories as well. Branch Rickey, then own- er oi ^ Dodger franchise, gave Robinson the chance to play major league baseball in 1947. And the Dodgers' new player had to keep mum while taking abuse from some of the fans, the opposing players and his teammates. ly 24 miles per hour for the entire event. Riders must pass by various checkpoints periodically and will be penalized for either being too early or too late based on that 24 mile-an- The course includes every type of terrain imaginable-from river beds and ravines to hills and flatlands, from mud and rocks to sand. A total of 35 trophies are up for grabs including the four-foot tall overall championship trophy. The event is sponsored by the Track and Trail Sports Riders Association of Amarilio which has this year set up various observation points for spectators along the 125-mile course. Greyhounds Mexico N e w entertain Abilene Christian College at 7:30 p.m. MDT Saturday in Greyhound Stadium. . High School Day will be featured that afternoon. The Wildcats lead the seriei 5*1 and captured last "season 1 ; clash 16-0. The Greyhounds, who have won once in seven oulings were dumped by Central State 28-7 last.Sturday. Eastern could manufacture only 23 yards · on 29 rushing plays/ Greyhound quarterback Don Stravlp connected on nine of 22 passes to keep Eastern in the game offensively. The Bronchos amassed 208 yards total offense while Eatern managed 130. The Wildcats are paced offen sively by veteran quarterback Clint : Longley and senior running back Wolfgang Halbig. Bowie Trips Mann In Tilt of Vnbeatens Bowie won the battle of the unbeatens in the eighth grade and Stan Frampton' had a field day in. the seventh grade in city junior high school action Thursday afternoon,;,. . v,., r 'Frampton scored three'touch- downs, and added a pair of conversions"-to score '..all -the 'Austin points:and.lead the Bears.to a 22-0 win over Crockett. ' Frampton caught "a 25 - yard pass from Doug Van Schepen in the first quarter and added runs of 10 and 15 yard* in' the middle two periods to lead second-place, Austin to their fourth win of the conference season. Bowie tripped Mann 14-$, to pad its lead in the eight grade. The two teams, undefeated entering the game, still stand 1-2 at the top of the eight grade itandings. ..'.'..; . ; . v ; Floyd Durley got Mann off a 6-0 lead in the second quarter with a 40-yard .scoring run but Bowie came back with a pair of touchdowns by: Patrick Newman in the final two periods, a 45- yard and a 65-yard jaunt to ice away the Braves' win. In other : eighth grade play, Kerry Hinsley returned "a fourth-period Houston pass for a touchdown to provide the game's only scoring in Bonham's S-0 win over the Rangers. Sean York scampered yards and Ricky Messer ran Crockett conversion V*' IKFHMATKHi CUl 353-3490 OR WRl 3807 Lewis Lan« Iflg school WRESIU.N6 ClASSH BEGIN NOV. 1st Boy's Ages t through High School will b«o.ln cUtMi November 1s1. Last year in Amsr- illo ov«r WO twyj p«rtJcip«ted in th« Jr. High School tournament *nd hundred! more participated in the Elementary ·nd Hljh School wresflinj programs. Wrestling Is th* fastest growing sport in T«x« foiay. downed Austin 8-0 while Fannin and Travis tied, 6-6. The Panthers scored first on a 4-yard run by Billy Ott but Travis came back to knot the game up for good on a 70-yard pass play from Curtis Sinclair to' Ervin Anderson, Craig Wells ran 20,25, and 20 yards for scores to lead the Bowie seventh graders to a 26-0 trouncing over the Mann Buffaloes. The other score for Bowie came on a 50-yard run by Dan Motta. In other games, Kvm seventh grade Flecther, Allen Lewis, and Bret Jordon scored a touchdown each "and Barry Martin added a pair of kicked conversions as Bonham downed Houston 20-12, The Rangers, down .20-0," bounced back with a pair of touchdowns in the final period but the comeback failed. Greg Hart scored on a 3-yard run for Fannin and Fred Elzar- do ran 30 yards for the Travis score as the two teams tied 6-6. SEVENTH GRADE . ........... BOWIE ......: ..... ::::;:::: 5 B-Dcn Motta 50 run (Motto run) B-Cros Wells 20 run (run failed) S-VVeUs 2j run (run failed) B-We!!s 20 run (run failed) n n BONHAM 7 7 0-20 HOUSTON :.::::::::::::;;;·· o a 01212 S-KyTM Retaher.lO run (kick foiled) a-Ail«n Lewis a run kick) B-SrehJordoo SO pass (Mortin kick) H-Not avollabla (Barry from Fletcher . ............ ......... rANHIN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 0 3-Greg Hort 3 run (run failed) o 6 0 0-6 0 0 - 6 0 0 6 3-l.i .0 6 0 0-6 AUSTIN ...'.'.''.. 6 . ,, ,, ,,.,, A-Stan Frampton 25 pass from Doua Van Scnepftn (run foiled) A-Frompton 10 run (Fromptoo run) A-Frcmplon 15 run (Frompton run) EIGHTH GRADE BOV/IE ....... MANN W-Floyd Durley JQ run (pass failed) e-pomoc Newman 45 run (run falfedl B-Newmart 65 run (Dennis Skeiton pass from Jfmmv Patrick) .·: HOUSTON ; . . o 0 0 0-0 BONHAM . . . . . o o 0 H ?BvE ryB u l '!? II 5 y 10 lr '»w«P"on · return (Ricky Btanford run) · AUSTIN ,.....·,,..P B 0 0-0 CROCKETT ...,,.0 0 8 0 - 8 C-S«on York 20 run (Ricky Messer run) So'lvl* ' .......4 0 0 (W I RAVI 5 o 6 0 0-6 F-JUly Oft 4 run (rur» felled) T-Er/ln Anderson 70 pcss from Curtis Sinclair (run folfed) p y. ILL ' ps COMPANY, M.ter of the ferrous an- Putting- (Continued horn P*fe 25) ish 10-1 and go to th« Sugar Bowl.' Texas AM over Baylor, one touchdown--The Aggies are bound to win sometime. 'Ihey have already used up all the ways to lose. Notre Dame over TCU, four touchdowns--Hope I'm wrong. It would be too much for the "Fighting Irish" to blow two straight, Arkansas over North Texas Stale, six touchdowns -- The Eagles are winless. The Razorbacks have to win. Frank Broyles would cancel the remaining games if he lost. Oklahoma over K a n s a s Mate, four touchdowns--Rum- r;i!:is eg pruitt *"* ° Nebraska over Oklahoma State, five touchdowns-The Cowboys have had a great season so far, but are overmatched this time. Iowa State over Kansas, four touchdowns-Iowa State battling for first division and Kansas battling to stay out of the cellar. Colorado o v e r Missouri, three touchdowns--Both teams coming off upsets-Colorado over Oklahoma and Missouri over Notre Dame. . Arkansas' 35-15 loss fo Texas last Saturday night at Austin must be the most bitter. After a few words to the sports writers after the-game, Coach Frank Broyles said that was all he felt like saying and Jumped. into another room closing the door. Texas fumbled the ball away its first two offensive Plays close to the Longhorn goal line, but the Razorbacks could post only three points sad fact that Texas had too much muscle. Broyles and his staff may have wasted several seasons recruiting the wrong type of players. Arkansas carf't win with finesse and p a s s i n «· against a team with stronger manpower. . T h e Razorbacks had high ·nopes of winning the national championship along with the Southwest Conference. Arkansas must start re- cniitmg the better black .players. Texas, also hasn't been too successful, but the sensational play of fullback Roosevelt Leaks is going to change that m.;a hurry. · · · ' . ' · · · Broyles said Monday: Alan Lowry (Texas quarterback) 'just out-executed us on the c o r n e r s . I never thought I'd see the day when l qu ^ rterback could J' us t take the bail and run either end oa us at will." * · · Texas scored four straight touchdowns in the last half driving the ball straight at the Razorbacks. , , Orville Henry; Little Rock- sports editor: t "Darrell Royal could just look out there and beam They were playing it his way, jaw-to-jaw, and man to man, he jad the best horses," AAAA^T (Continued from Page 25) against Palo Duro, t o ' p a c e District 3-AAAA. ' · · T h e ' ' Rebs have several doubtful starters, the most important of whom is linebacker Tommy Smith who is bothered by a pinched nerve m his arm. Pampa will be without defensive tackle Mark operation after the Caproek ^ S o m e t h i n g else Harris aidn t say is that his team will need to be at Ml strength physically, and not make mistakes, if Pampa is to run into problems. But the Rebels have a powerful incentive--it's too soon to think of 1973. By ED SPAULDING / Siatt Writer ·. . \ J Notre Pame being* what it is --the cradle of college football with all the surrounding legends -it's hardly surprising that 1CU will be' ready for the Fighting Irish this week. But l he trip to South Bend--football's Babylon if you will- means something a little extra to Frog defensive and Ed Robinson. Robinson is TCU's Texas Yankee, a big city boy from New York City who wanted out of the crowded Northeast, "It's nice here," he says of Fort Worth. "My wife wasn't too happy at first but she likes it now. Of course she still wants to go home for Christmas, She'd like to- make that DELL NAMED WASHINGTON (UPI) -Donald Dell, a Washington, B.C. attorney and former captain of Jie U.S.. Davis Cup team, has been appointed by. ABA Commissioner Robert* Carlson as the arbitrator to Hear'.' the dispute between the Virginia Squires and star forward Julius Erving. rip home ?ame," before a Mrs. Robinson (Diane) appar- ently has confidence, Mmething Ed. has', come to acevt only recently, '+ · ! · ( I got a slow start," Robinson admits. "I wain't hustling very well. I didn't have that much confidence," But after the Texai AJtM game, in which he grided 88 per cent with a fumble recovery, eight unassisted tackles and a tipped pass, he seems pretty sure of himself now. One of Robinson's reasons for wanting out of New York was the cold, so a report early this week that the Midwest had snow was hardly welcome. : "I'm used to playing in the cold." he says, "but I don't like it." As for Notre Dame, they were after him when he played that high school bail at lona Prep in bowl New York City. "I know a cou- to playing up there J' ,And he'd ·, appttcUife warm weather, but a warm Irish'wel- come and a chilling afternoon on the field are more likely, Game by game, Saturday's Southwest Conference schedule; TCU (4-)) AT NOTRE DAME (4-0-12:30 p.m., Radio-KIXZ (940). Irish coming off a disturbing loss to Missouri, don't figure to be caught off guard again , . , both teams are huge physically, especially in offensive lines , , , Notre Dame first in nation in pass defense, fourth in total defense Fill-in quarterback Perry Senn has led Texas, Texas AM'and'Arkan- sas in succession after {Tech 'Mustangs' Alvin Maxson 10th in nation in rushing, second in scoring, Kris Silverthorn first in NCAA in punt'returns Raiders have leading kick scorer (Don Grimes) and Law-" rence Williams fifth in kfckoff tal offense, Ponies 10th and Tech 12th in scoring. · TEXAS 4-1) AT RICE (2-M)' -7:30 p.m., Radto-KDJW-AM (1010), Pass-conscious Ricecap- (1010). Pass-conscious Rice capable of beating anyone on a hot night, Texas could have let down after big emotional games ' replacing the injured Kent Marshall. TEXAS TECH (5-1) AT SMU (4-1)--2 p.m., Radio-KGNC-AM , , - (710). Loser probably out of pie of guys on the Notre Dame SWC race, since Tech already learn, too, I'm looking forward'has a loss, Poniet must meet TCU to -two straight wins since with Oklahoma aiid Arkansas Canonero II, Riva Ridge Entered in Gold Cup Race NEW match by a long shot. Two of the records were set by · the Rockets--56 personal fouls with" seven players ejected. The Squires set records.with 92 free throw at- :empts and 74 conversions. The Squires used 44 of those charity points in a'record-tying, 53-point fourth quarter to bury the visitors. " "; Denver Coach Alex-Hannum called the foul show, "an experiment." · Hannum said he told ;.his :eam "to play the exact same ind of defense as Virginia, only more so. I openly admit ..IJ went to an extreme, but I want- 1 ed to experiment." card will be the $100,000-guaranteed Selima in which Jean- gles winless, Louis Levesque's 'unbeaten 2- 60-21 in 1971 year-old 'filly. La Prevoyante, will go after her llth victory, Canonero H has beem a favorite of the public ever since he came out of Venezuela last year to win the Kentucky Derby and Preakness and finish fourth in the Belmont Stakes. After the Belmont he did not race again in 1971. because of injuries. He finally returned to the races last May and got back to the winner'i circle in September when he beat Riva Ridge in the Stymie Handicap. Canonero II was susposed to meet Riva Ridge and Key To The Mint in the Woodward, won by the Key, but again was injured. He finished second last week to Autobiography in an allowance race. Secretariat will be be out to start on new winning streak in the Laurel Futurity. He apparently had win his sixth straight in the Champagne at Belmont Park Oct. 14 but was disqualified and placed second. Included among Secretariat' six rivals in the field entered Thursday for the 1 M6-mile F u t u r i t y were Greentree Stable's Stop The Music, who won the Champagne when Secretariat was disqualified, and Edwin Whlttaker Angle Light, who will be coupled with Secretariat as a Lucien Laurin- trained entry. Each starter will carry 122 pounds. La Prevoyante will oppose} only four juvenile fillies in the! Selima including the , Laurin-j trained pair of Petty'.Thievery and Naive. La Prevoyante will Beaty scored 12 points each in! carry 122 pounds and the others ix.un ivniv, vnrj -- uanonero H is expected to end his spectacular and injury-plagued racing career Saturday in the Jockey Club Gold Cup--a race iK**£ I* ~. *. \*. · , t that has a bearing on the yearend championships. Expected to battle the King Ranch 4-year-old are Meadow Stable's Riva Ridge and Paul Mellon's Key To The Mint, big rivals for the 3-year-old championship and Horse of the Year, and Mellon's Summer Guest, a main contender ifor 3-year-old filly honors, .Other probables for the two- mile, SlOO.OO-added Gold Cup at Aqueduct were Joseph and William Stavola's 3-year-old Free- tex, Buckland Farm's 3-year- old Mr. Long, William Levin's Up H and Sigmund Somrner's Autobiography and Paraje. Summer Guest was assigned 116 pounds, the 3-year-olds 119 each and the others 124 apiece. Fletcher Jones' Typecast, a 6-year-old mare with champion* ship credentials-- such as victories over males in three stakes-- was expected to start but came up with a filled ankle. Trainer Tommy Doyle said the mare would be returned; to California as soon as possible and also would miss the Washington, D.C.. International at Laurel Nov. 11. * Also missing from the Gold Cup will be Riva Ridge's regular rider, Ron Turcotie, who will be replaced by Jorge Velasquez. Turcotte will ride Meadow Stable's star 2-year- old, Secretariat, Saturday at Laurel in the Laurel Futurity which will be worth a gross of $140,000. Also on the Laurel Foul. FouL Foul s J Marks ABA Play By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Officials cried "Foul" at the In scoring the record-tying 53 points in the last Quarter, the American Basketball Associ-j Squires made only* four 'field atkm game between the Virginia Squires and Denver Rockets. And foul, foul and foul . . . By the time Thursday night's match was finished, a single- jame record o f v , 8 6 personal : ouls bad been set and the Squires had a 115-111 triumph. That wasn't the only record cof in f1m ?V\(*7 ni «»·* fii-t* A«~ A .r2 goals -- one a three-pointer by William Franklin. Eight Virginia players scored in double figures, including Julius Erving with 22. He also had 11 rebounds. Ron Boone and Zelmo Beaty sparked Utah to a 47-point second " quarter as - the Stars drubbed the Tarns. Boorie and Texas' Roosevelt Leaks and Alan Lpwry among conference's leading ground gainers Owls without several starters including linebacker Rodrigo Barnes;-fine tight;end Gary Butler questionable/TEXAS AM (1-5) AT BAYLOR (2-3)-7:30 p.m., Radio--, KPUR (1440). Loser of this one could be doomed to a last-place finish in SWC,. . . Aggies have played several heart-breaking games, due to win but- Bears more capable than in past ,'. . Aggies still making personnel changes, Baylor unsure at quarterback, NO. TEXAS ST. (0-f) AT ARKANSAS (4-2)--7:30 p.m. Eagles winless, fell to Arkansas Arkansas win would give SWC its first 24 win season in intersectionaJ play since 1959 . . . Hogs' Dickie Morton llth in nation in rushing (lli.6 yards a game). HOUSTON (2-3-1) AT MISS ST. (3-4)--1:30 p,m, Cougars can score but 'not strong on defense--allowed a 1-3 Miami 33 points : last week State at bottom of Southeast Conference with losses to Auburn, Florida and Kentucky, ai well as Florida State. the second-period outburst as Utah roared to home-court record point production. The Utah lead reached as high as 46 points in the third period as both teams emptied their benches. Bob Dandgridge and Oscar Robertson led a third-period scoring burst that carried Milwaukee past Kansas City-Omaha. The score was tied 13 times before Dandridge hit two free throws to give Milwaukee and Q-78 lead with 3:40 left in the period. Robertson and Dandridge then led a surge that gave Milwaukee a 908 0 Tead. Bob Love threw in 30 points! 119 each. Two-year-olds also will be featured at Santa Anita, with Indefatigable, Groshawk and three others contesting the 1 1- IS-mile, $75,000-added Norfolk Stakes under 118 pounds apiece. __ Elsewhere, Halo and Crafty Khale head up two nine-horse", 520,000-added divisions of the Benjamin Franklin Handicap on the turf at Atlantic City and Fame And Power, Beau Julian field of nine 3-year-old for the $20,OQO-added Crete Handicao at Sportsman's Park. . SCOTT Y C.WITT .OPPOSES LIQUOR BY THE DRINK "Alcohol remains America's! No. i drug problem. I strongly oppose making it more accessible. How can we hyporiu'cal- ly label the use of other drugs as criminal while we increase ;the availability of alcohol?" America already has 9,000.000 alcoholics, We don't need any more. \o VOTE ON LIQUOR ON NOV. 7th PD. POL. ADV. Hannum said he wanted to ii.fi tpac ; C . hic £ go over Golden, State. Cazzte Russell bad 28 for! the losers, Love connected on five straight jump shots in; the final 3:12 of the game to clinch the victory for the Bulk. .ustrate what he considers" a bad trend," in pro basketball. "They establish their aggressiveness early." said Hannum. 'They put their hands on you, then they push and pretty soon, they are knocking you down. Time and time again, that's the :eam that gets ahead. The .rend is toward a pressing, slashing type of game and think that's bad. ' I n : the only other ABA game Thursday night, the Utah Stars slitzed the Memphis Tarns 15198. Two games were played in he National Basketball Association, where the Milwaukee Bucks topped the Kansas City- Omaha Kings 114-108 and Chicago edged Golden State 94-93. 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