Lincoln Journal Star from Lincoln, Nebraska on April 24, 1987 · 15
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FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 1987 LINCOLN, NE. JOURNAL SPOflTS C 115 is portshorts Schuler named Coach of Year NEW YORK (AP) - Mike Schuler, who led the Portland Trail Blazers to the third best record in the Western Conference in his first year on the job, has been voted winner of the Red Auerbach Trophy as the 1987 NBA Coach of the Year, the league said today. . ( Schuler received 309 votes from a 78-member voting panel consisting of three media members from each league tity and nine representatives of the national media. George Karl of the Golden State Warriors was second with 9 votes, and Pat Riley of the Los Angeles Lakers had I votes for third. , Schuler, 46, despite the loss of center Sam Bowie, led the Blazers to 49 victories in the 1986-87 season. Bowie was lost in the fifth game of the season with a broken leg. Fiori, Barr lead Houston Open The Washington Post i Ed Fiori and Dave Barr tamed The Woodlands (Tex.) Country Club course with 6-under par 66s to share the first-round lead in the 1600,000 Houston Open. They hold a two-shot lead over Keith Clearwater, How-ard Twitty, Ray Stewart and Perry Arthur, all at 68 over the par-72, 7,042-yard Tournament Players Course. Magrane is scheduled to start Saturday against the Mets in New York in his first major-leape appearance. Olympic coach back in PfHL j , "y -j The Washington Post ' Herb Brooks, who led the United States to a startling gold medal at the 1980 Olympics, returned to the NHL Thursday as coach of the Minnesota North Stars. The former coach of the New York Rangers, U.S. Olympic team and University of Minnesota was signed to a two--year contract by General Manager Lou Nanne. Brooks, 49, spent last season coaching SL Cloud State. . Brooks played on the 1964 and 1968 Olympic teams. He compiled a 175-100-20 record at the University of Minnesota (1972-79), including three national championships. Herr on disabled list ST. LOUIS (AP) The St. Louis Cardinals placed second baseman Tom Herr on the 15-day disabled list today because of a pulled groin muscle he suffered In a 5-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday. ? To fill Heir's spot on the roster, left-hander Joe Magrane was called up from the club's Triple A affiliate in Louisville. . Charge against Reggie dropped : MILWAUKEE (AP) - A disorderly conduct citation against Reggie Jackson of the Oakland Athletics has been dismissed because the other person involved in the tavern scuffle last May 3 has already pleaded guilty to the same "charge. . The citation was issued as the result of a dispute between Jackson and Donald Weimer of Racine over Weinv er's attempt to get Jackson's autograph while the player was with friends at Major Goolsby's, a downtown bar and restaurant . Pitino debunks Knicks deal PHOENIX, Ariz. (AP) - Providence College basketball coach Rick Pitino denies published reports that he is set to become the new head coach of the NBA's New York Knicks and says he knows. how the story got started. - An article in Rhode Island's 1 Providence Journal-Bulletin said the Knicks had offered Pitino a five-year deal worth up to $3.2 million. ' . . "There's no truth to it at alL Pitino said Thursday. "Ill tell you what happened. The beat writer who has covered us the last two years called me up at the hotel here and said he had it from two sources that the Knicks had offered me the contract I told him there was no truth to it and the best source is me, but they ran the story anyway." Rick Pitino Emits mark NBA playoffs By Associated Press While the Lakers were annihilating the Nuggets and Dallas .was beating Seattle, the other two playoff openers were played a bit closer. Boston edged Chicago 108-104 and Utah defeated Golden State 99-85 in the Warriors' first playoff game in 10 years. In tonight's series openers, it's Indiana at Atlanta, Washington at Detroit Philadelphia at Milwaukee and Houston at Portland. . Nine Dallas players scored in double figures in their 151-129 rout of Seattle, led by Mark Aguirre with 28 points. "I knew the game was over after four minutes,' Coach Dick Motta said. "We were very intense. We were real serious. We had practiced that way during the week." Motta said the lifting of the Maver icks first-ever Midwest Division championship banner to the rafters shortly before the game got the team fired up. "It got 'em real emotional,". Motta said. "We want Seattle to know we are better. Seattle is very capable of giving us trouble if we dont pay attention." Celtics 108, Bulls 104 Boston led by as many as 21 points in the first half, but needed a 12-foot jumper with 37 seconds left to beat Chicago and win its 30th consecutive home game. A 19-5 spurt by the Bulls tied the game 100-100 after they trailed 95-81 with 7:37 left After an exchange of points tied the score 104-104 in the final minute, Parish's shot from the lane put the Celtics ahead for good. Michael Jordan, who scored 35 points, was triple-teamed on Chicago's next pos session, and he was forced to pass to Brad Sellers, who was standing out of bounds. The turnover with 19 seconds left forced the Bulls to foul Dennis Johnson, and his two free throws 10 seconds later clinched the outcome. Jazz 99, Warriors 85 i Utah spoiled Golden State's first-piay-off appearance in 10 years as Karl Ma-lone and Thurl Bailey scored 20 points each and Mark Eaton had 15 rebounds. Jazz Coach Frank Layden said a 56-46 rebounding advantage was the key to the victory. ' ' "We're probably the worst rebounding team in the history of the world, but tonight we were grabbing the ban," -Layden said. - The Jazz led 89-72 with 6:03 leftine game, but an 11-0 spurt by the Warriors got them within six. . : , - - From NBA: against the Lakers all season. They're down 1-0 in the series and surviving only on a heart-lung machine. They don't keep records on such things, but I can assure you that garbage time started immediately after the national anthem Thursday night Believe it or not the game actually began with that same Magic Johnson missing two foul shots. Too close, I guess, at a mere 15feet If Johnson's' heave proved anything, it's that the Lakers have the Magic touch. And the Forum is Magic's Kingdom. Whatever the Lakers need done, Magic will do it even if it means pulling rabbits out of hat or hats out of a rabbit Looking for a little humor on a bleak night Moe said of Jchnson's shot: "Magic told me it was going in when it left his hand." On the contrary, nobody in the building thought the shot was going in, although Magic did say that he noticed the trajectory of the ball was "right on line." , When those kind of shots go in, you almost feel like apologizing. Because no man can stand back there from 80 feet and throw a basketball with any reasonable expectation of coming close to the rim, let alone making it ..- "I just got it and shot it" he saiiMt was straight And it went in. J was lucky." s Somebody in the post-game press conference wanted to know if the 80-footer was symbolic of Magic's season, which has been spectacular enough to warrant an MVP lock. Johnson didn't care for the comparison. "The season wasn't lucky," he said. "The shot was lucky." '.. Except for those (hree points, there was nothing lucky, either, about the way the Lakers dismembered the Nuggets..-, Spring game rosters Red squad 1. Tony Avant, split end; 2. Som Schmidt, fullback; 3. Scott Olson, corner back; 4. Tim Jackson, safety; 5. Brian Washington, strong safety; 6. Keith Jones, l-back; 7. Tim Schneider, wlngback; I. Lorenzo Hicks, cornerbock; 9. Steve Taylor, quarterback; 10. Charles Fryor, cornerbock. It. Jeff Tomlack, strong safety; 12. Clete Blakeman, quarterback; 14. Matt Jewett, cornerbock; 15. Grant Rice, cornerbock; li. Chris Drennan, kicker; 17. Mike Preston, quarter-bock; 16. Gomel I Casmer, safety; 1?. Steve Addison, safety; 21. Kevin Hlnton, strong safety; 23. Mark Blazek, safety. 23. Jim Dobesh, wlngback; 27. Brian Harch-elroad, l-back; 28. John Moore, fullback; 31. Jomle Worden, wlngback; 32. Bret Burlanek, fullback; 34. Tvreese Knox, l-bock; 35. Greg Gorlock, punter; J6. Scott Beckler, punter; 37. Doug Welnlak, linebacker; 38. Steve Forch, linebacker. 39. Steve Keast, linebacker; 40. Rob Leuck, linebacker; 41. Tom Janky, kickersplit end; 42. Jeff Mills, defensive end; 43. Todd Milllkan, tight end; 45. Todd Bennett, kicker; 46. John Kroeker, punter; 48. Mlcah Helbel, fullback; 49. Scott Kurtz, linebacker; 51. Brad Ferguson, linebacker. 54. Jim Wenek, offensive guard; 55. Randall Jobmon, linebacker; 56. David Edeal, center; 59. Jeff Anderson, center; 41. John MeCormlck, offensive guard; 62. Bob Sledge, offensive tackle; 43. John Nichols, center; 44. Andrew Hansen, offensive guard; 65. Andy Keeler, offensive guard; 66. Erik Klehn, offensive guard; 67. Jim Musll, defensive end. 68. Eric Olsen, middle guard; 70. Corey Bill Hudson, offensive tackle; 72.Steve Engstrom, offensive tackle; 74. Brad Benda, middle -guard; 77. Jim Ernest, offensive tackle; 78. Tom Punt, offensive tackle; 80. Jeff Jamrog, defensive end; 81. Lance Bobolz, split end; 82. Hendlev Hawkins, wlngback; 83. Scott DostaL defensive end. 84. Morgan Gregory, split end; 85. Jon Pert-Stein, tight end; 86. Cory Hedrlck, defensive end; 87. Tom Banderas, tight end; 88. Rod Smith, split end; 89. Broderlck Thomas, defensive end; 90. Kurt Hosley, defensive tackle; 91. Keith Gawrick, tight end; 92. Greg Chins, defensive tackle; 93. Jon Marco, defensive end. . 94. Shane Lair, defensive end; 95. Kevin Miller, defensive tockle; 96. Lawrence Pete, middle guard; 97. Tye Doll, defensive tackle; 98. Lee Jones, defensive tackle; 99. Nell Smith, defensive tackle. ; White squad 2. Dan McCardle, safety; 4. Dave Clare, safety; 5. Jerry Dunlap, quarterback; 6. Jon Crip-pen, cornerbock; 7. McCathorn Clayton, cornerbock; 10. Dan Cheloha, kickerpunter; 11. Gerry Gdowski, quarterback; 12. Rick Wend-land, strong safety; 13. Craig Schnlttler, kick-erpunter; 14. Jeff Miller, quarterback. 15. Wendell Woolen, safety; 16. John Rich-man, safety; 18. Vance Behrens, wlngback; 19. Ray Coleman, l-back; 20. Terry Rodgers, I-back; 21. Bill Settles, cornerbock; 22. Kurt McCallum, cornerbock; 23. Scott Vampola, strong safety; 24. Dante Wiley, linebacker-punter; 25. David Petz, fullback. 26. Marvin Sanders, strong safety; 27. Cartler Walker, cornerbock; 28. Brad Devall, wlngback; 29. Bryan Carpenter, fullback; 32. Ken Clark, I- back; 33. Dana Brinson, wing-back; 35. Brian Miller, linebacker; 39. Mark Hagge, linebacker; 40. Jon Kelley, I- back; 43. Chris Callendo, linebacker. , 44. Gregg Barrios, kicker; 45. Doug Dalton, fullback; 46. Bob Hansen, linebacker; 48. Peter Buchanan, linebacker; 49. Pat Tyronce, linebacker; 52. Doug Auxier, center; 53. Roger PI-tike, center; 55. Mark Antonetti, center; 56. Steve Stanard, defensive end; 59. Terry Eyman, offensive tackle. 61. John Roschal, offensive guard; 62. R.G. Arneson, offensive guard; 64. Mike Murray, middle guard; 65. Mike Griffin, offensive guard;4t. Kurt Skradls, defensive tackle; 67. John Strasheim; offensive guard; 68. Brian Ed-gren, middle guard; 69. Bill Bobbora, offensive , tackle; 70. John Nelson, offensive guard; 72. Jeff Long, defensive tackle. . 73. Derrick Green, offensive tackle; 74. Paul Fix, offensive tackle; 75. Brad Rother, offensive tackle; 76. Doug Gloser, offensive tackle; 77. Kent Wells, middle guard; 78. Tim Rother, defensive tockle; 80. Monte Kratzenstein, tight end; 81. Curt Braer, defensive end; 82. Dan Svehlo, defensive end; 83. Kenny Walker, defensive end. . 84. Willie Griffin, defensive tackle; 85. Chip Bone, split end; 86. Tim McCoy, split end; 87. Joe Spitzenberger, defensive end; 89. Keith Neubert, tight end; 90. Harlan Ople, defensive end; 91. Ray Vallodoo, defensive tockle; 92. Sean Putnam, middle guard; 94. Corey Grobe, tight end; 95. Paul Brungardt, defensive tackle. THOROUGHBRED RACING ENDS SUNDAY, APRIL 26 WEDNESDAY THRU SIMMY SATURDAY, AfRL 85: SUS FONNER HANUCAP, S40.0M ADDED WEEKDAY POST TS I P.M. " fPlUS I1I,0M BREEDERS' CUP PREMRJM AWARDS) SATURDAY SUNDAY POST TME 1:M P.M. SUM, APR. P0NNER PARK JUVBU STAKES, S19.0O0 ADDED ' WIN-PLACE-SHOW WAGERING DAILY DOUBLE EXACTA PICK-SIX TRIFECTA - FOR RESERVATIONS AND GROUP RATES CALL 308382-4515 FREE PASS! WITH EACH PAID ADMISSION APRIL 18 THROUGH 24, GET A FREE ONE-DAY PASS FOR SAT., APRIL 25, OR LAST DAY, SUN., APRIL 26. INTRODUCING 19.8 LB. -ALUMINUM PEUGEOTS Galaxie $599.00 Comete $489.00 427 South 13th , 475-0204 lfJ7K i mum mu Men's Slow pitch Co-ed Slow pitch Now taking registrations thru April 26 Games played on Wed. or Sun. Hall Downtown YMCA rL;ls-!! m . I ink '" tor more information NU tennis duo in semifinals OKLAHOMA CITY - Nebraska's No. 1 doubles team of Carl Groce and Jill Pisarcik defeated Kansas' Jeanette Jonsson and Barbara Inman 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 Thursday in the first round of the Big Eight Tennis Championships at the Oklahoma City Tennis Center. Groce and Pisarcik avenged a loss to Jonsson and Inman in Lincoln last weekend. ...... Friday, Groce and Pisarcik faced the top-seeded Oklahoma State team of Kesa Price and Jan Wood in the semifinals. The Cornhusker duo lost to Price and Wood last week but extended them to four match points before losing. NU is in fifth place after the first day of the two-day tournament, but because of the scoring system, can't finish higher Texans lead college bowling tourney 4T Ittl MA Nt m '.. t J) V2 . . ... Cad Groce Jill Pisarcik than that Nebraska has 43 points. Oklahoma State racked up 118 points to clinch its seventh consecutive conference title. The Cowgirls did not lose a match Thursday. Colorado is second with 95 points and Oklahoma third with 93. Kansas is fourth (80), followed by Nebraska, Kansas State (39), Iowa State (37) and Missouri (11). The men's championships begin Saturday. OMAHA fAPl - The University of Houston men and West Texas State's women emerged as the leaders after six games of dualifying at the National Collegiate Bowling Championship Tournament Houston grabbed the lead with a 1,010 final game in the Thursday evening round. The Cougars' 5,418 pinfall total leads Erie (Pa.) Community College, which rolled 5,327. Morehead (Ky.) State w.as third with 5,321. West Texas took the women's lead in the second game of the first round and racked up a 5,488 pinfall total .The University of Illinois closed with a 998 game and took over second place with 5,324. San Jose State is third at 5,138, "We had a good team effort," said , West Texas Coach John Wakefield. "Whenever one of the girls was down, someone else picked them up. The key was making spares and getting count if (Eastman) OMVHA'ii VOlLUi1l Df-AU-II YOUR OMAHA DAYLIIISR DEALER Nebraska's Largest OUTBOARDS MMi DASS TRACKER Guide Special V-1 6 iiaab BASS BUGGY and SKSSP0,nO0".,4995. . THE . LEGEND LIVES ON NEBRASKA'S LARGEST DEALER OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK MON.-THURS. 9-8, FRI. 9-6 SAT. 9-S, SUN. 12-5 7215 DODGE 392-1922 SMALL ENGINE e 49th & Vine 6050 Old Cheney 466-8209 -J 423-8717 OPEN HOUSE Pop a balloon and save Extra Dollars. Ask for details. 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Houston Coach Bill Schwehr said, "We saw right from the start it was going to be a low-scoring condition. We tried every combination of equipment we could think of during the day. "We just tried to be consistent and make our spares. In the final game, the lanes seemed to loosen up a bit and we were able to get the ball in the pocket. . i,. In the men's individual totals, Shawn Davis of Robert Morris (Pa.) College leads with a 212.5 average.: Chuck Husted of Erie is second at 202.5. Houston's Rick Smalley is third with 193.6 I BE PREPARED FOR NEXT WINTER. giTlLO MAI t 1307

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