The Daily Journal from Fergus Falls, Minnesota on August 3, 1974 · Page 8
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Pro's putter presents problems By BOB GREEN AP Golf Writer BUTTON, Mass. (AP) Dave Hill's putter is acting a little strange. "I'm making the long ones and missing the makeable ones," Hill said Friday after taking a two-shot lead in the second round of the $200,000 Pleasant Valley Golf Classic. "But I know what it is," he said. "On the long ones I'm just trying to get down in two. I'm just lagging and some of them are going in. "On the 15-footers, the ones 1 should make, my Adam's apple is beating my brains out. I'm choking that much. And they aren't going in." Hill dropped four putts of 20 feet or more—and holed out a 160-yard shot from the fairway for an eagle two—on his way to a course record-matching 65 on the hilly, 7,119-yard Pleasant Valley Country Club layout. Tom Weiskopf, playing about five minutes behind the skinny, 37-year-old Hill, also had a 6&remarkable enough on the surface but even more so due to the fact his longest putt was three feet—and was alone in second at 136, six under par and two behind Hill's leading total. "I played very, very well," said Weiskopf, who didn't make a bogey and missed only one green. "I'm very satisfied with my play. I'm back in the golf tournament." It was another two strokes back to Jerry Heard, who strung together five consecutive threes at one time but doublebogeyed the 17th after driving into the deep rough. He finished with a 70—138. Jim Weichers and J.C. Snead followed at 139. Weichers had a 67 in the hot, muggy almost windless weather, and Snead matched par 71. SUTTON, Mass. (AP) - Top second-round scores Friday in the $200,000 Pleasant Valley Golf Classic on the 7,119-yard par-71 Pleasant Valley Countv Club course: Dave Hill 69-65-1JJ Tom Weiskopf 71-65—136 Jerry Heard 68-70—138 Jim Weichers 72-67—139 J.C. Snead 68-71—139 Dale Douglass 7i-69_i4o Vic Regalado 68-72—140 Lee Elder 70-70—140 George Johnson 71-69—140 Ken Still 71-70- 14 Billy Ziobro 72-69—141 Jim Marshal! 70-71—141 Lanny Wadkins 72-69—141 Twins fall to Angels 3-2 on slippery field By BRENT KALLESTAD AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — A baseball provision giving the home team management authority to start a baseball game came under heavy attack Friday night following California's 3-2 six inning victory played in a steady mist at Minnesota. "1 hope the money was worth taking a chance on having somebody get hurt," said Minnesota player representative Bert Blyleyen. "I>arry Hisle's in the training room with a strained hamstring because of those conditions." Blyleven's comment was echoed by his Minnesota teammates and in the California dressing room. "What would have happened if Carcw would have broken his leg." said umpire George .\5alo- ney. "The field got continually worse." California outfielder Mickey Rivers also suffered a muscle strain when he slipped on the last out of the game. "We ended up getting a guy hurt," said Angel manager Dick Williams. "Once the game gets started the umpires had to go as long as they could." Minnesota, which has the poorest attendance in the major leagues this season, had a strong advance sale for Friday's game — a factor the Twins players felt was responsible for playing during the rain and 57 degree temperature.. "What's a game," asked Minnesota second baseman Hod Carcw. "Just think of the money they've got invested in the players and on top of that the fans see us playing in conditions unfit for major league baseball." Kric Soderholm and Glenn Siorgmann said they had not played in comparable conditions during their brief major league careers. "It was ridiculous," said Soderholm, who slipped in the first inning rounding third base and was (brown out. "It was just too wet." Hun scoring singles by Frank Robinson, Bruce Bochte and Bobby Valentine in the fourth inning provided the Angels with their runs and helped Kd Figueroa to his second victory in five decisions. "These guys have done ev- Empty seats outdistance people in opening games By BRUCE LOHTTT AP Sports Writer National Football Leagup club owners got a boot in the gate and striking players received a bit of heavy blocking from the fans as the exhibition season kicked off before more empty seats than people. Friday night's three rookie and free-agent infested preseason games drew 74,543 fans, about the same number of enthusiasts who packed any one stadium a year ago, when starters and other veterans were in full force on the fields. In Washington, the New England Patriots beat the Redskins 21-16 before an announced crowd of 16,403 paid, the smallest crowd over to watch pro football in RFK Stadium-and it appeared that even fewer people than that were on hand in the 54,374-seat park. There were 28,021 people in Los Angeles' 92,000-seat Coliseum to see Bob Thomas, a World Football l-eague reject, kick a 19-yard field goal with two seconds to play which gave the Rams a 24-2! victory over the Cleveland Browns. The crowd was the smallest in the 29-year history of the Los Angeles Times Charity Game. Last year it drew 74,461. And in Buffalo's 80,020-seat Rich Stadium, which was filled to the brim a year ago when the Bills played their first preseason game, 30,119 fans turned out to watch the Green Bay Packers score a 16-13 victory. Unlike Washington, which had about 70 pickets on hand, the Ixis Angeles anil Buffalo games were not picketed. In just about every case, the teams are predicting fewer turnstile turns. Before Friday's slim crowds appeared, some owners had been saying the season would be played, whether or not the major share of veterans were a part of it. And some striking players had expressed the opinion that, if large crowds showed up to watch the kids who are trying to take away (heir jobs, the strike might be crippled. "The season is absolutely going on," Dolphins owner Joe Robbie said before Friday night's games. "The situation is grave, grim...serious. Ultimately the fans are going to turn on all of us. Robbie also acknowledged that "we're further from settlement than we've been since this all started last winter...I don't see any light at the end of the tunnel...The dialogue is getting rouses. Ten 80. O Allen. Chi Expos slam pitcher's mistakes out of park By KEN RAPPOPORT AP Sports Writer Everybody makes mistakes— even Steve Carlton The Philadelphia Phillies' ace made two of them Friday night and the Montreal Expos hit them out of the park en route to a 3-2 victory. "I don't think he wanted to throw that pitch, but pitchers make mistakes," Willie Davis said of his third-inning homer that gave the Expos a 1-0 lead. "If pitchers didn't make mistakes, hitters would be in trouble." Bob Bailey hit Carlton's sec- ond mistake for a home run in the sixth. In the other National League games, the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 in 14 innings; the Los Angeles Dodgers nipped the San Diego Padres 2-1 and the Cincinnati Reds routed the San Francisco Giants 9-4. Pirates 3, Cardinals 2 Richie Hebner singled home a run with two out in the 14th inning to give Pittsburgh its victory over St. Louis. Dodgers 2, Padres I Bill Buckner singled twice, scored once and drove in the Fergus Summer Recreation Schedule Final v SWIMMIKG: T--= fgr;:' T-es t a-tf <;fe guards or. 3,1, a 1 ° (rom IOC TO v DC p ri cs'i SWIM LESSONS:'se« : or 'or 'r,e io^- j li-ar SOFTSiLL: C* jrcf Lf'5_? 5 c* C 'C-. »• AOa-T-S Park or, Ttj«cay a^c Tr_rwa> ilarting at t M p in CV, Frtfavs gi-r.R Hart al 7 003 nr. Fast c-'c.i wftsa I o ! av ofls w ii c* a! -saT.s Park a-^d tre staf« Hosc^ai S'a-ti-15 at 7 OC D.T. Vyua, a-Ki v.TC^K-3 y -^ac K sc'tca.. i-arts a: t X f, rr a-' :.-.e t : c Par* or. Kesca, trd TM.-ieav t H Lfajj? c'a, Mima,- W«r*« ? » ,-. e Fr jay ital.nj i- 7 r c rr. B4SEB1LL: Tr-fr pa . e 3-T _ Ea ., K 3« Iff, CS, II ' f.frr 1- X vwi 3«. «f (•,: Pa-« 3-a c fit-it SCTDO -re ToisL!a;uf *;, z a^a't-t £•.-•?• . Park rr ; D»srf c ay f HORSESHOE: League c ay v. wcr n-g-.l at 7 X ci- a! ft Essnr Scr«' Co^r-s GOlF:OwT:,e bc,-5a-o= 'i»-x; no' rta:- i-e r irrn - ri-x:;, i-., s >fj **•£« sa'er.'s a-e 'es-a^r's c' c e *«• i Lnwn a- ti-e Go < ct_-sc e 1 an for 11 aid L-^Jer. y?_-cr«-s t, r-«t a- 10 X i r-i BATON TWIRLING: ID e'C'^'-y and Jjri&r H 51- s.rn tm-r.i Sch«; o" vorca/ a' i y. o atr etc Park oci Wonsay a* ; OC D -- OPEN GYM: Open to bcvs u a-o c»er £< tr.* jLr'or H.^ Sc'W -krs- Hig 1 - 0=ys. I CO i 00 p.rr . \W-ja) IVed lesoai*. arxj Friday. S«- <x H ;*> boys, 7:30 V OC c m Wor-day. Wednesday. COMPETITIVE SWIMMING: Open T= a'l xn anc 5 ir;s aoie ra s*.~ h ::e deeo end Ot Tr.- DOOI Vor.ajt trrcjs>. r rj2ay * Tn '-j aric Lnaer a' 5 CC z -r. 11 13 at 6 CO c r- ano U ana c.f at 7 W c f~- PLIYGROUKDS =o.- t 3 • a'eas a-e - -* are (TOT -3 K a - . 3 ,; ,v - Hlrxjicrjds. (re S — s - -.- -. jr »,«;:. a ( ".r^.y. •;'! s> 3 CC ; - -^ Spftul Event: 0- .'.fc-es-». *• : . ^ = - ^ v. - r< Sca.e'.g?' H. -• " Picr.c « -v a->d ,j-'«- d -. s •.-,-- i; » S"-- t ", 5? a: i-e A'- f ; Fa-» t^ - v or-. P 9,5-c.ns .j; ( . s t .. ;s , .:; c '«!.»• o' '-ry Sea«-e • M'- — or, "5.5 cnc ce*er--- ' decisive run, leading Los Angeles over San Diego. The victory was the Dodgers' Hth in a row over the Padres, 11 of them this season. Don Sutton, 9-8, got the victory. Mike Marshall came on in relief after the first two San Diego batters in the ninth reached Sutton for singles. Marshall pitched his way out of the jam to record his lath save of the season. Reds 9, Giants 4 Cesar Geronimo hit a triple and a home run, and Cincinnati erupted for four runs in the third and fourth innings to rout San Francisco. Geronimo's leadoff triple was the big blow in the third, which included run-scoring singles by Pete Rose and Ken Griffey off loser Ed Halicki. H, who contributed to the rally with a pair of errors and two wild pitches. Geronimo's homer triggered the fourth-inning uprising, with Ron Bryant taking over after a w;ilk to Rose. Tony Perez' run- scoring single and Darrel Chaney's two-run double conducied the scoring. American League scores: Boston 7. Baltimore 5: Cleveland 8. New York 2; Kansas City 4. Texas 0: California 3. Minnesota 2 in six innings-. Detroit 4. Milwaukee 1 and Oakland 3. Chicago :!. HITS Carew, M.n, 152- SCOtt. Ml. T!!. DOUBLES- R«l : . OaX, ?7- Birroug'-.s. Tex. 25. TRIPLF.S-Rivers. Cal 9- Olis. KC. 7; DarvVn, Win. 7; Carnpanerib. Oak. 7 HOME RU.MS-D. Allen. Cr.i. 2 3 . Maybwry, KC. 19; R.JarAwn. Oak, 19. STOLEN BASES-Nwth. Oak. JO, R.vers. Cal, 't" PITCH.-NG (10 o'ecisians) G Perry, Cle. 15 5, 750 t Oj Fingers, Oak. 7.?. 700, 771 STRIKEOUTS-N.Rvan. Cah. 219. Blyleven, Min. \ii NATIONAL LEAGUE BAT1ING (-,10 at Garr. Ml, 364; Zisk, P?n. 5?1. Garver. LA. 321. RUNS- Vorgan. c.n, 74; Bench. Cin. 73. Wynn. LA, 73 , I N - Scnrr.ldl. , si. All 160 Garvey. ' Pqr. All. LA. LA'. 77; . . . RUNS BATTED Pni, '8J. Cedero, H I T S— Garr, DCas.1. PH-. 13S; OOU3LES- STarge:i. Cartipnal, Cni. 25. TRIPLES- Garr. AC'iver, Pch,' 9 HOME RUNS-V.' Scrimid', Phi. 23 STOLEN BASES-Biock. M. r.'.wqar.. C.n. 43 PITCHING 110 DK's V.essrsn-tn. LA. 122, 85'. Jarin. LA. 13 3. 613, 2 S3 STAKEOUTS- carror. Pr, . 167. .Vesvsmlh. LA. lifi A. J. Foyt breaks record TAI.LADEGA, Ala. |AP) After turning out an unofficial 208.709 miles per hour run Friday during practice, veteran racer A.J. Foyt today will tackle the world's closed course speed record of 214.158 m.p.h. set by Mario Andretti in 1973. Foyt pushed his 1,100 horse- ixnver Gilmer Coyote to a first tap in excess of 180 m.p.h. Friday. He then turned out a third lap of 199.559. He had never seen the 2.66 mile Talladega Speedway before he wound out his practice runs Friday. He took the car into the pits, made some changes, and went on to break the record. erything I've asked of them," said Williams. "I can't take time out to have spring training this year, but I'm looking at a lot of players." Bobby Darwin hit his 17th home run and Hisle singled home another to account for'the Minnesota scoring. Dave Goltz, now 4-6, took the loss. CALIFOBNIA MINNESOTA Bivericl ' C 1 C SM«fllm3b 2000 Veoli 3o 3 I 2 y Carert 20 2000 Var.lonrl 2 C C C H sleet 3 0 1 1 FRoDnsnO'i 3111 Olivacn 3010 LahoLdil i 1 0 0 Oa'winrf 3111 Bocntelc ) 0 1 1 Brajnll 7020 Vd!en!,Y,e« 7 C- 2 I Had 1C 3010 DDoyle2o 3 C 1 0 Tnor*ipsn$s 3000 Eganc 2000 Broroanc ? I 1 0 F.qjfcroap 0000 Gcitzp 0000 ?i 3 « 3 Tola! n 2 7 ? =n qa-rfc sloppeo. GOO 305 0-- 3 0»-3 more strident able." Bills' owner Ralph C. Wilson took a hard line following the Bills' loss. He predicted that there will be "absolutely no break in the stalemate unless the players change their position," adding that if (he owners give in to the players' freedom demands "it would mean the death of pro football as we know it." Asked if he would go along with any changes in the owners' current position, Wilson said flatly. "Absolutely not. They wouldn't get my vote." He also said he was was opposed to binding arbitration to settle the 34-day-old strike. Major League Leaders By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING II40 at batsl- Carpv/, Min. 374; Hargrove, RUNS-YSTrirmki. Bin, 67- O Allen. Chi. 67. Rivnv Cal. RUHS BfiTTED IN-Bir- Total one ou' y.' CdUorr- a Mnneto'a . 000 110. . E -Va'ent r.£. D Doy'e. DP—Calilorn a \, Minnesota t LOB-California 6, Mrfl r.esoTa 4 <B '.'eoli. 8'a-jr HR> Dar^n (17; SB Soceriol'n S - Sodernolrn. Stan ton IP H RERBBSO F queroa ' ll : t 3) 6 77135 GOIIIIL.46I 6139 3 3 ? 3 H8P Cy Goltz (EqanJ. T —2.03 A - 9.JS3 Church Leape Slow Pitch Lutheran Brethren, Bethel B, Stikklestad and Federated Church picked up wins in !his weeks slow pitch games. Craig Halverson, winning pitcher, tossed for a 16-6 win over Bethlehem for Lutheran Brethren. Leading hitter was Virgil Hollen who was 3-3 and hit two home runs. Craig Overgaard was the winning pitcher for Bethel B which defeated Trinity 1<M. Rocky Bronson was 4-4 with 2 home runs. Stikklestad's Dave Christenson pitched to gain a 19-13 win over Vukku. leading hitters were Sandy Christenson at 44 who hit two home runs and Darrel Tungseth who also was 4-4 with three home runs. Russ Duncan threw for Federated Church and help defeat Faith 11-7. He was the leading hitter at 3-4 with two home runs. Lurtsema says Vikings Itchy' MANKATO, Minn. (AP) Viking veteran Bob Lurtsema, the only Minnesota player to report for picket duty in the rain Friday afternoon, thinks the 34-day NFL Players Association boycott of training camps could be ended by a nationwide vote Sunday. "We're (Viking veterans) going to meet Sunday when Alan (Page) gets back from Washington," said Lurtsema. ''We're going to decide exactly what the situation is, what our next move is. All the clubs will be meeting." The Vikings are well known as a unified team. "We want to go in to camp as a unit or stay out as a unit," said Lurtsema. "If we feel it's justified to go in, we'll go in as a unit. We're getting itchy." « Lurtsema, a former player representative for the New York Giants and onetime member of the NFLPA board of directors, said he was not happy with the sudden turn of events in negotiations with club owners this past week. The two sides broke off talks Thursday. Another meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday. •'I was very upset," Lurtsema said. "I thought they'd be really sincere, face it as men...but they're sitting bone tight." "We all want to go in, no doubt about that, and we're all upset that they stopped negotiating. We made them counteroffer after counter-offer and they did nothing. Then they take a four-day break." When Friday afternoon's session ended, Lurtsema packed up his signsand headed home to Bloomington, Minn. He was asked by passing rookies, "You gonna be back next week?" "I hope so!" he replied. Resorters tourney golfers plagued by soggy y io*.e*- School or, T^esaay at arxJ jtf* VVf. Sc fc -oo' Or, T^Mia ' OC ,- a 1 TR»CK t FIEIC1: Corip:f« for ,>, IU-T.T.W di,e to :ack of <iter«< TENNIS. V.onsa, a! i-. f t Park a>-<] Tuesday at ire j^-.'ir K g 1 - t'i EieT>er:<ary itvae^s a! 2 CC c r- . j^n v H 5>- inserts a! 4 f. rr a-<J a,' Ser or High s'vJCen'i a* S p rr iCjil *wre<rs terrt i .nstrucliorsor. Vsrda* evtn-rvcs a- 7 OC' p rr, a' The jL.r. V H-gr orr. cr. \VxvJay and v.'rtr^cay GYMNASTICS: At TM Jur. y H. 5 -. s^.xl * 'r. E'ary t M ar i 00 a-x: ? 00 p ri and Jjr, or N 5* g/r:s at J <5 p rr on Moneay WRESTLING. Opal «J a'l ban agci 7 IhrouQh IS aT Irie Junior Hic,ri v»r«tlLng room on Tuesday and Thursday 7 through 13 year olds at 7.00p rn. ind 13 TlvouQh u year olfl* al t 00 p rn WEIGHT LIFTING: Ofwi to boys U *nd over on Tuesday and Thuf way, at ttit JvK-or Hioh School at 7 00 p.m junior H^Ti wfigh.l lillerl. 7 00pm Senior H oh and older at 8 00 p m i To~rrarrfr,t A nr.e r s 'Or *-e S — — e' co-.oete a 1 t-e f- .t : Fa-> a' '! CC 'y '*•« city i*.2e c:ay c'<l 3 9ac«» 'i tx>-.i is c - f.'-ff.. • Becka,-xJ\*^r* G-a'f -cra'=e ""• 'a-es «.••!! be as -oi:o«s SJ:K " -a^« wne*borrc* race, ore pcg?= '»:? a-.PM-..' ra;e Tr.* 5 -e c-o"j= -,g v. t*" D r e scnoo cra^« t j as-*;.' H -' Or* 5 ri t-a ore K, w*ee- a;°s = aid 9 * ii reo-esei-.T ea^ o ay:-c.-j - •r-e she* « ck no co-res' ' iC [ • f, 5 Or« bey a-<! orj 5 rl c-uet- a;« c.' iCaia n *; i reo-ner- ear.-, o a, =-0.^3 r. tr* *aTern-e:or n'.-q cc^*es* i ".< cm t Ot boy trj y e , - .*(•«&.<,-,,.., rt aid 'j * , rec-ese^.' ea;r p-ayg'Cv-x: ir. rr-e p t tat r%g cor'est 1 *: p p- 7. Or* bey a-xs ore g-ri w»e*n ages c* u and IS ».l> -«pr«er.t eaci-. c'ay-gro.-c in ?h* es?9 TOSS contest 1 iS p -n B Taie«i! s^ew *:m eatn p;aygrcjna area providing a* least j acts ai 1 30 p ^ 9. King and Otf*en cororsatkjn at 3 Ii P m 10 Lurtch at 2 20 0 rr, The Recreation Office is locaied at u? SOUfl Mi'll w *h off-ces hours Irorf! 8 00 to S 00 Monday ir.rOwCjr. Friday Tr-e phone cumber it 7344J70 AI.EXANDRIA. Minn. .APi — The Resorters Golf Tournament winds up today a: Alexandria, with Betsy Seitz of Edma considered a clear-cut favorite to take the women's crown. Favored Rick Khmantraut. former University of Minnesota golfer from St. Paul, won his quarter-final match in the men's division Friday but Bill Von \Vald. the defending champion from Maplewood, was eliminated. In the women's division, three-time winner Mrs. Seitz won her semi final. She was to meet Sally May, St. Cloud, in today's final. The men's semi-finals were to begin at S: 30 a. m. They were to be followed by the women's and senior men's championship. The finals of the men's division was to get under way about 1:15 p. m. Rain fell during most of Friday's play. The course was soggy throughout the day and a strong wind blew. Results of Friday's action: Men's championship: Bailey Bethen, Mankato defeated Bill Von Wald, Map'.e- \\ood, 1-up. Bill Harris, Fort Worth Texas, defeated Brad Cook Northfield. Minn., 3-1. Dick Johnson, St. Cloud, de- course feated Dennis Ross, LeSueur, Minn., 1-up. Rick Ehrmantraut, St. Paul. defeated Jim Killian, Fountain City, \Yis., 3-1. Women's championship: Betsy Seitz, Edina, defeated Phyllis Hullett, Bakersfield Calif., 1 up. Sally May, St. Cloud, defeated Kathryn Moulder, Edina. 7-6. Senior Men's Championship: Russ Olson,.Granite Falls, Minn., defeated Don Seranpa, Minneapolis, 5-4. Bob Krough, Rockford, 111., defeated Tuffy Nelson. Perham, Minn., 2-1. Big Ten losers irked by call of 'Little Eight' Journal SPORTS Fergus Falls (Mn.) Journal Sat., August 3,1974 0 Vikings plan special practice 'for a price' MANKA'fO, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings, still lacking the club's striking veterans, will go on display publicly Sunday — for a price. The pro football team will hold a special practice at 3 p m. at Blakeslee Field, Mankato State College. Head Coach Bud Grant said no officials or game conditions will be involved in the session. Coaches will conduct the work. A "family picnic" on the college mall will follow the game, with Vikings players available to sign autographs. Tickets are being sold, for the game -and also for the picnic. Proceeds will go to the Mankato State College Athletic Fund. The Vikes worked out in rain and wind Friday, and the weather was a big change for the National Football League club's latest acquisition, guard Howard McGhee. McGhee, of Howard University, was acquired Thursday on waivers from Houston. Despite the rain and wind, the 70-degree weather at Mankato was more comfortable for McGhee than the 100-degrce heat in Texas. The Viking roster stood at 42 today, with no cuts or additions made Friday. Those on hand were rookies and free agents. The club's veterans remained on strike, along with other NFL players. For a tune Friday, defensive lineman Bob Lurtsema picketed the training camp at Mankato State College. His effort, too, was in the rain. Scoreboard NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE Exhibition Games Friday's Games New tngFand 21, Washington Gr?en 8ay IA. BoTfalo u Los Angeles 71. Cleveland 71 Saturday's Games Chicago vs. SI. Louis al Champaign, 111. Miarni af Cincinnati, N New York Giants al Houston, N Pittsburgh at New Orleans, N New York Jets at Denver, N Dal'as at Oakland. N Sar. Francisco at San M Sunday's Games Atlanta at Philadelphia, N CHICAGO (AP) - Co-champions Ohio State and Michigan again are heavy favorites in the Big Ten football race, but other conference coaches are irked at being bracketed in the league's "Little Eight." "You can forget about that Big Two and Little Eight business. That gap is going to close real fast," Purdue Coach Alex Agase said at the Big Ten's third annual Football Kickoff Luncheon Friday. The more than 900 in attendance heard every Big Ten coach except Ohio State's ailing Woody Hayes evaluate their 1974 prospects. Hayes, who recently suffered a heart attack, was represented by assistant coach George Hill, who conceded the Buckeyes had "a fine nucleus returning from last season's Rose Bowl champion club. x "By November, we expect to be in the thick of the Big Ten race," said Hill, who reported that Hayes was recuperating well, although under doctor's orders not to travel or make speeches. Coach Bo Shembechler of Michigan, like Ohio State's Hayes benefiting from a flock of returning veterans, said, "We think we have a good football team and one of the finest quarterbacks I have every seen or coached in Dennis Franklin." However, several other coaches joined Agase in predicting a strong challenge to the Ohio State-Michigan dynasty, which has dominated the Big Ten since 1968. Wisconsin's John Jardine said, "I certainly think somebody wi)] put together two good halves for a change against Ohio State and Michigan and beat them. The best thing that can happen to the Big Ten is for somebody to upset Ohio State or Michigan early in the season. Coach Denny Stolz of Michigan State said, "I think the Big Ten race may take a little different turn this fall with strength returning to other clubs right down the line." Minnesota's Cal Stolle said, "It's not too far ahead for somebody in our conference to be joining the Big Two and we think it might be us." Bob Blackman, Illinois coach, commented, "It's just a matter of intangibles between other contenders and Ohio State and Michigan. Last year, Illinois lost being up there against both those teams by a matter of inches on several vital plays." Northwestern Coach John Pont said the NCAA ceiling on recruiting limits will bring a "windfall to Big Ten also rans by 1977 and also cut other major conferences down to Big Ten Four drivers vie for pole position Diego, By BLOVS BRITT AP Auto Racing Writer MOUNT POCONO, Pa. (AP) — Four drivers who collectively have won £4,660,605 in career prize money are favored for top starting positions in qualifying today for Sunday's $100,000 Purolator 500 stock car race. Competition for the front row pole position was expected to be a muscle battle between Richard Petty in a Dodge, David Pearson in a Mercury, Gale Yarborough in a Chevrolet and Bobby Allison in a Matador. Except for Yarborough, all are $1 million career winners and together they have won all of the previous 19 races on the Winston Cup circuit of the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR). In today's qualifying runs to fill a 40-car starting field, the four driving greats, together with another strong boy, Ford- driving Buddy Baker, were shooting at the track record Baker set in April. The 220- pound, Woot-4 Baker cruised the unique, three-cornered, 2',i mile Pocono International Raceway at 149.850 miles per hour in a Dodge, winning the front row pole position for the Pennsylvania 500. In a full day of practice Friday, Baker, Allison and Pearson very nearly cleared the 150 m.p.h. mark in unofficial speeds, while Petty whisked around in the 148-149 m.p.h. range. Sunday's event, scheduled for a 1 p.m., EOT, start, is the first at Pocono for NASCAR's Grand National machines and the first 500-miler north of the Mason- Dixon line. Sunday's winner will pick up about $15,000 but aside from the money Petty and Yarborough are locked in a points struggle for the year's driving title. ROTHSAY SCHEDULE Physical exams for all students who will be participating in athletics will be at the Rothsay School, Aug. 7 at 7 p.m. for boys and Aug. 8 at 7 p.m. for girls. Football conditioning will tjegin Aug. 12 while girls' basketball practice will start Aug. 28. Marichal returns to Red Sox, stops Orioles By ALEX SACHARE AP Sports Writer "It's good to be back." Juan Marichal, shunted to the disabled list tvith a back ailment for nearly two months, rejoined the living Friday night. Reactivated earlier in the day, the 35-year-old right-hand- er with the distinctive high kick pitched six innings of solid relief, stopping Baltimore on two hits and leading the Boston Red Sox to a 7-5 victory over the Orioles. It was the 241st career victory for Marichal, purchased by Boston during the winter after 14 years of meritorious service with the San Francisco Giants, and his first triumph since May "I feel good, very good," Marichal said. Elsewhere in the American League, the Oakland A's edged the Chicago White Sox 3-2, the California Angels trimmed the Minnesota Twins 3-2 in a game halted by rain in the seventh inning, the Kansas City Royals stopped the Texas Rangers 4-0, the Detroit Tigers beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-1 and the Cleveland Indiana pounded the New York Yankees 8-2. A's 3, White Sox 2 Sprinter Herb Washington, with two out in the eighth, stole second, then scored the winning run on a single by Reggie Jackson. Dick Allen slugged a two-run homer in the seventh for Chicago. Angels 3, Twins Z Frank Robinson, Bruce Bochte and Bobby Valentine delivered run-scoring singles in the fourth inning and the Angels held on to win a game which was called during the top half of the seventh inning because of rain. The wet conditions caused numerous misplays. 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