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Top Sebeka 28-0 In homecoming Battlers notch fifth victory Scoreboard Henning 26, New York Mills 0 Moorhead 14, St. Cloud Apollo ByDONNSIEMS BATTLE LAKE - "It was a tremendous team effort" said Battler's coach Tony Thiel after his team had defeated the Sebeka Trojans here last night in Park Region Conference football action. Battle Lake, rated second in the state poll in Class C, had just posted an impressive 28-0 victory over a strong Sebeka eleven. "The defense was just tremendous," Thiel said. Battle Lake struck early after senior Tom Stewart recovered a Sebeka fumble on the second play of the game. With 9:59 on the clock, quarterback Mark Hustad hit back Dave Freeman on a 13-yard pass for the Battler's first six. The conversion attempt failed. The first quarter ended with the Battlers holding the 6-point lead. In the second period Hustad went to the air, completing six out of ten attempts for 75 yards and another TD. With 2:11 remaining in the period Hustad hit Freeman again on a 31-yard pass, and he high-stepped into the end zone. The conversion again failed. With five seconds remaining in the period, Sebeka was threatening, but the defense held and the halftime score was Battle Lake 12 — Sebeka 0. Battle l^ake started off strong in the third period but with 9:21 on the clock, the Trojans' Kevin Johnson picked off a HusUtd pass. But the Battlers rame Twins defeated 3-2 ANAHEIM (AP) - It could have been a night of infamy for the California Angels. Thanks to Doug Howard, it wasn't. Rookie left-hander Frank Tanana was poised on the threshold of becoming the first 20-game loser in trie 14-year history of the Angels and the club itself was one defeat away from matching its record for defeats in a season—95. But Howard lined a two-run pinch-hit single in the seventh inning, lifting Tanana and the Angels to a 3-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins. Having opposed a potential 20-game loser, the Twins now face a 21-game winner in Nolan Ryan tonight in the second game of the three-game weekend series. Ryan, 21-16 and the major league strikeout leader with 352—31 shy of his record-shattering total of 383 set last season—will duel Minnesota's Joe Decker, 16-13. Neither Tanana nor his man- Otter gals sixth in golf meet THIEF RIVER FALLS — Fergus Falls High School girts golf team placed sixth in an eight-school golf invitational held at Thief River Falls Thursday afternoon. Fargo South won the 18-hole invitational with 484 strokes. Julie Gumlia of Crookston was medalist with an 86. Marsha Gibbs of Fargo South was runner up with 87 strokes. For Fergus Lynn Noack came in at 108, Amy Gervais had 113, Marti Fritz had 113, Connie Thompson had 120, Cathy Cranston came in at 138 and Brenda Johnson has a 140 score. Team Results Fargo South 484, Crookston 516, Grand Forks Central 531, Grand Forks Red River 564, Thief River Falls 583, Fergus Falls 592, Shanley 658. Fargo North could not compete as they had only four golfers. Hoffman wins 20-14 in overtime Evansville rips Ashby 34-8 The Evansville Tigers rolled over the Ashby Arrows 34-8 in football action Friday night in Evansville. The win pushed the Tigers' mark to 3-1 while Ashby fell to a 2-3 mark for the season. Evansville scored first as Dave Koplin tallied on a 15-yard run. The PAT failed. Rick Koplin scored in the second quarter on a five-yard run. Ashby's lone touchdown also came in the second quarter on a pass from Steve Quam to Bruce Helseth. Perry Evavold ran in the conversion, and Evansville went into halftime with their lead cut to 12-8. But the Tigers put the game out of reach in the second half. A one-yard plunge by Dave Koplin in the third quarter and the conversion score by Larry Anderson made the score 20-8. Evansville added 14 points in the final quarter, on a five-yard run by Darryl Hanson and a 22- yard scamper by Larry Anderson. Greg Ellingson converted on the final touchdown, making the final score 34-8. Ashby Evansville 080 0- 8 668 14—34 Evansville — Koplin 15-yard run, PAT failed; Rick Koplin 5- yardrun, PAT failed; Koplin 1- yard run, PAT run Anderson; Hanson 5-yard run, PAT failed; Anderson 22-yard run, PAT Greg Ellingson run. Ashby — Belseth pass from Quam 6 yards, PAT Evavold run. Casper leads Kaiser by two strokes ager, Dick Williams, seemed overly apprehensive about 20 losses. "I'm not concerned at all about the possibility of his losing 20 games," Williams said. "Bad pitchers don't get a chance to lose 20." Tanana, a No.l draft selection three years ago, wasn't worried either. "I'm not thinking about losing 20," he insisted. "All I'm thinking about is winning No. 14." Tanana will be given that opportunity in his last start of the year next Tuesday night at home against the American League's West Division champion Oakland A's. It appeared as if Tanana was destined to drop his 20th when Steve Brye of the Twins lofted a sacrifice fly to right field which snapped a 1-1 tie in the seventh inning. Brye's fly followed singles by Luis Gomez and Glenn Borgmann. But the Angels struck back quickly in Ihe same inning to win. With one out, Denny Doyle and Morris Nettles singled off loser Vic Albury, 8-9, and Nettles promptly stole his second base of the night to station runners at second and third. Then Howard batted for Bob Heise and drilled a two-run single to left-center. California scored a run in the first on a double by Nettles and a single by Bruce Bochte but Minnesota tied it in the second on Harmon Killebrew's double and Gomez's single. Rod Carew, ready to annex his third straight batting title, managed only one hit in five trips but his average fell only one point to .366. Davison scores three times for Elbow Lake right buck, as senior Tun Anderson recovered a fumble IM plays later. With 4:45 remaining Huslad hit B.-ian CHIT with a 20-yard pass to give Battle Uke" six more points. The conversion was also good as Huslad hit Tom Stewart all alone in Ihe i'fid zone. The Battlers' Carr intercepted a Handy I'aurus pass on Die first play after the kickotf, but Battle bike was forced to punt with 2:4:i remaining. The kick was blocked and Sebeka took over. With 1:39 left the Trojans pulled a fake punt and Paurus hit Jim Graba who scampered for 30 yards before the Battlers' Jon Shorter pulled him down. With 23 seconds remaining Sefoeka was again on the verge of scoring but lime expired. The Battlers were now holding a 20-0 lead. On the first play of the final quarter, with only 11 seconds gone-, the Battlers' Stewarl intercepted a Paurus pass to kill the drive. On the next play Battle lake's Freeman broke through for a :t5-yard gain, but the drive was stopped on Sebeka's 25- yard line as the Battlers failed on a fourth and five situation and Ihe Trojans look over with 8:lia remaining. With G-.32 left in the game the Batllers again took over and Brian Carr drove into the end zone on a 6-yard run with 5:51 on thcscoreboard clock. Huslad again hit Stewart alone in the end zone to give the Battlers a '28-0 lead. In the final two minutes of the contest, coach Thiel put his reserves into the game, and again Sebeka knocked on the iloor to score. But on the final play of the game, a pass was dropped in the end 7one and the final score was 28-0. Hoffman 20, Kensington 14 Slarbuck 21, Hancock 0 Chokio-Albcrta 14, Herman 10 Albany 26, Glenwood 6 Detroit i,akes 21, Little Falls 6 Montevideo 21, Morris 20 Hawley 16, Perham 6 Glyndon-Felton 20, Pelican Hapids 0 Rolhsay 26, Twin. Valley 12 Browerville 14, Clarissa 12 Eagle Bend C, Grey Eagle 0 Audubon 36, Lake Park 0 Crosby-Ironton 36, Braincrd 12 Bemidji 20, Fergus Falls 0 Deer Creek 12, Viiiard 8 Parkers Prairie 8, Bertha- Hewitt 0 Verndale 62, Menahga 8 Gary 32, Climax 14 Hillcrcst Academy 28, Ulen- Hitterdal 0 Park Rapids 13, Wadena 7 Ailkin 31, Staples 8 Elbow I.ake 22, Dilworth 18 Barnesville 8, Frazee 0 East Grand Forks 22, Breckenridge 6 Alexandria 36, Benson 0 Evansville 34, Ashby 8 Brandon 52, Underwood 8 Thief River Falls 21, St. Cloud Cathedral 0 Cards keep pace in NL with 10-4 win Rothsay trips Twin Valley by 14 points KOTHSAY - Jon Stokka was Rothsay's offensive workhouse logging 119 yards in 21 carries and scoring eight points in the Tigers' 26-12 victory over Twin Valley. Stokka got Rothsay its first six points on a one-yard plunge in the opening quarter. Thiel praised the defensive play of Dave Backora, Tim Anderson, Mike Fleming and Tom Macheledt, as well as the passing of Huslad. Macheledt was the leading ground gainer \vilh 63 yards and Carr took the honors with defensive points. The Battlers are now 5-0 on the season with the defense giving up only H total points. Rothsay scored in the second quarter on a 49-yard pass from Bruce Paulson to Colin Carlsrud. In the third quarter this combination clicked for another touchdown from six vards out. liy HOWARD SMITH A I' Spurts Writer Kirst, Chicago Cuh pitcher Tom Uettore hit Bake McBride with a pitch in the top of the fourth inning. Then, Hob Gibson of the Cardinals plunked Pete UCock leading off the Chicago fourth. "II was a half-speed slider," advised St. 1/ouis Manager Red Schocndienst, indicating an accident. Then, Dettore clipped l>ou Brock leading off the Cards' fifth, After that, the Cardinals did most of the hitting with their bats. Joe Torre's two-run homer and Ted -Simmons' two- run single gave them a an 8-1 lead in the fifth and they cruised to a 10-1 victory. Hie triumph enabled the Cards to keep pace with Pittsburgh, 2-1 winners over the New York Mets, in the National I-eague East race. St. l/>uis and Pittsburgh remain tied at &4-73 records with five games to play. Elsewhere, San Diego edged las Angeles 3-2, Cincinnati shaded San Francisco 4-3 and Montreal blanked Philadelphia 2-0. The Cardinals, who engaged in a free-for-all with the Cubs last week in St. I/mis, won the game but came out of it with five injured players. Gibson, who drove in four runs on a double and a sacrifice fly, left after six innings with a stiff shoulder. Relievers Rich Kolkers, who injured his back, and Mike Carman, who took a line drive off his left shin, also left the game. So did McBride, with an injured right arm after being hit by a pilch, and Reggie Smith, who strained his back. for San Diego and Bill Buckner hit one for l/os Angeles. lic'iis 4, Giants 3 Dave Concepcion scored all the way from first base with the winning run on a throwing error by San Krancisco pitcher Gary Ixivelle. Concepcion and Tony Perez added home runs for the Reds. Hobby Bonds accounted for all the Giant runs with a homer in the first. Expos 2, Phillies 0 Mike Torrez, 15-8, picked up his sixth straight victory — a club record. Jerry White doubled home one Montreal run and Barry Kootc singled in the other. Friday night's AL results: Baltimore 1, Milwaukee 0, 17 innings; Boston 9, Detroit 3; Kansas City 5, Texas 4, 12 innings; Chicago 3, Oakland 2, and California 2, Minnesota 1. The New York-Cleveland game was rained out. Fergus Falls (Mn.) Journal Sat., Sept. 28,1974 ] HOFFMAN - The Hoffman Bearcats treated their Homecoming crowd to their first victory of the season as they came from behind in the second half to defeat Kensington in overtime 20-14 Friday night. Kensington scored the only touchdown of the first half on a five-yard run by Rick Anderson. The PAT failed, making the halftime score 6-0. Both teams traded touchdowns in the third quarter. Earl Thompson scored for Kensington on a six yard run, with Dan Olson passing to Thompson on the conversion. Hoffman countered with a 44 yard pass from Mike Fieblekorn to Craig Torgerson, Steve Ziemer running in the PAT. That made the score 14-8 going into the fourth quarter. Hoffman tied the score on a four-yard run by Greg Ret- zlafi The PAT failed, leaving the score tied at 14 all. With neither team scoring in the time remaining the game went into overtime. Kensington got the ball first. But on their first play from scrimmage, Olson, attempting to pass, was hit by Hoffman's Mark Backman. The ball squirted loose, to be recovered by the Bearcats' Mark Starner. Hoffman took over and scored on a fourth down, four yard pass from Fieblekorn to Torgerson, for the final score 20-14, Hoffman posting their first victory of the season. Kensington 068 (W-14 Hoffman 008 &4-20 Kensington—Andreason 5 yard run, PAT failed; Thompson 6 yard run PAT pass Olson to Thompson. Hoffman-Torgerson 44 yard pass from Fieblekorn, PAT run Ziemer; Retzlaff 4 yard run, PAT failed; Torgerson 4 yard pass from Fieblekorn. GETS NEW PACT AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Coach Ben Martin's contract was to have expired at the end of this year. But it has been "torn up." Martin recently signed a new contract to coach the Cadets football team through 1978. Martin is in his 17Ui season as coach of the Falcon eleven. By BOB GREEN AP Golf Writer NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Billy Casper, with 50 pro golf tour titles behind him, had just been asked what one more victory would mean. "Everyone needs to win once in a while, if it's just to keep up your confidence," said the portly, 43-year-old veteran after a moment's consideration. He paused, then laughed. "And, if you've got nine kids, you'd better win more than just once in a while, With nine kids, it can become very important to win." Casper, in a slump for the last year, expanded his lead to two strokes Friday with a solid, two-under-par 70 in the second round of the $150,000 Kaiser International Open. His 135 total is nine under par. Bobby Walzel, a 25-year-old rookie from the University of Houston, was alone in second after taking a 70 for 137 halfway through this chase for the $30,000 first prize. Johnny Miller, the outstanding player in this country this season with seven victories, was well-placed at 138 after another 69. He was tied for third with Don Bies and John Mahaffey. Mahaffey had a 68 and Bies a 67 in the mild weather that flavors the Northern Calfiornia wine country. PGA champion Lee Trevino • dropped back with a 73 and was eight shots away from the lead at 143. Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and U.S. Open champion Hale Irwin are not competing. "I'm not in bad shape, but I should be at least one or two strokes better," said Miller, who needs only an eighth-place finish to break Nicklaus' single- season money-winning record of $320,542. Casper hasn't made a bogey in the tournament, had a good putting round and picked up two birdies in his round over the tough, 6,916-yard North Course at the Silverado Country Club, Miller and Walzel played the easier south course, which yielded a 65 to Casper in Thursday's opening round. Only the north course will be used for the final two rounds today and tomorrow. Vikings blanked by Glyndon The Buffaloes of Glyndon- Felton shut out Pelican Rapids 20-0 in football action' Friday night in Pelican Rapids. The Buffaloes' first score came on a four-yard run by quarterback Doug Jones. Jones then found Steve Lynde in the end zone with the conversion pass and the Buffaloes were out in front 8-0. Jones had set up his own touchdown on a 45-yard bomb to Jeff Johnson, putting the ball deep in Viking territory. The second Buffalo touchdown came on a pass from Jones to Dennis Jones. The PAT failed but the Buffaloes went to half time in front 14-0. Glyndon-Felton added one more touchdown in the second half on a two-yard run by Randy Meyers. Glyndon 0 14 6 0-20 Pelican Rapids 0000-0 Glyndon-Felton: Jones 4- yard run, PAT Jones pass to Steve Lynde; Dennis Jones 18- yard pass from Jones, PAT failed; Myers 2-yard run, PAT failed. Yards P^sh.nq Yarc^ Pnising Tolal Ya-ds Ollef.Sive Ploys Pa MM intercepted s/ 0 0 Battle Lake 355 S B ?B 0 0 - 0 S-tltl Carlsrud added Rothsay's final touchdown on a 68-yard interception. N'oseguard Tad Rose led the Rothsay defenders with 17 tackles. Next Friday Rothsay hosts I-ake Park at 7:30 p.m. • Kothsay Twin Valley 668 6—26 060 6-12 P-^nts 70 11 174 5 1 36i 5195 5 r. Vfl yard pass. PAT I 5 3109 ,lad to fa.ed. It was Homecoming in Elbow Lake, and their Eagles didn't disappoint their fans, coming from behind in Ihe fourth quarter to upend Dilworth 22-18 Friday night. Dilworth led at Ihe half 12-8 .?? l "?. 1 :?' lcn ~." us !?lL 0 Fr . < ?™"- '.I on the strength of two long pass plays from John Varriano to Jim Craigmile, the first touchdown covering 40 yards and the second covering 48 yards. Both PATs failed. The Eagles scored on the first of three touchdowns by Frank Davison. Kevin Jacoby ran in the conversion. Both teams traded touchdowns in the third quarter. The Locomotives tallied on a nine yard run by Rock Masser- schmidt while Davison scored his second touchdown for the Eagles. The failure of both PATs left the score al 18-14 going into the fourth quarter. Elbow I.ake scored the winning touchdown on another touchdown run by Davison, again a one yard plunge, and a second conversion run by Jacoby. The defense shut out Dilworth for the remainder of the game, making the final score 22-18, Elbow I,ake. Dilworth 0 12 6 0-lft Elbow Lake 0 8 G 8-22 Dilworth—Craigmile pass from Varriano 40 yards, PAT failed; Craigmile pass from Varriano 48 yards, PAT failed; Masserschmidt 9 yard run, PAT failed. Elbow lake-Davison 1 yard run, PAT run Jacoby; Davison 1 yard run, PAT failed; Davison 1 yard run, PAT run Jacoby; Rothsay — Jon Stokka 1 run, PAT failed; Bruce Paulson 49 pass to Colin Carlsrud, PAT failed; Bruce Paulson 6 pass to Colin Carlsrud, PAT run by Jon Stokka; Colin Carlsrud 58 pass interception, PAT failed. (No scoring kept on Twin Valley). Pirales 2, Mets 1 Jerry Reuss outdueled Jon Matlack with a seven-hitter for his 16th victory against 11 losses. Both Pirate runs came in the sixth. Rennie Stennett led off with a single and took third on Manny Sanguillen's single. Stennett scored on Willie Stargell's double and Sanguillen came home on a sacrifice fly by Bob Robertson. Padres 3, Dodgers 2 Pinch runner John Scott scored the winning run on shortstop Bill Russell's error with two out in the ninth. Rookie Dan Spillner, 9-11, scattered six hits in going the distance. Dave Winfield homered FR1. MORN. COFFEE 5 high bowlers: Kathy Endreson 457 Irene Jones 444 JoAnnKailuck 442 KamonaLong 412 Karon Prischman 406 COMMERCIAL LEAGUE Leading Team: Local 735 Hornets 5 high bowlers: PaulHcrmann(205) 572 Steve Locffler(214) 561 Bernard Vallevand(234) 554 Ken Fredrickson 554 AbcEwert 546 ' 2 &'a MIXED LEAGUE Leading Team: Photo Center 3 high bowlers: (women) MarcieTrosvig 491 Bcrnice Latvala 487 Maggie Soliah 486 3 high bowlers: (men) Larry Fjeld(210-213) 594 GlcnHynek 553 Gco. Kruger 521 FRIDAY N1TE MIXED Leading Team: (lie) Allison & Co. .& Fergus Locker 3 high bowlers: (women) Katherine Peterson 481 Erna Moore 410 Esther Schroeder 415 3 high bowlers:(men) Brad Lcitch (202) 535 Clarence Anderson 526 Arvid Siems 493 r There are IN TWO TOURNEYS UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. {AP) — Perm State's basketball team will play in two December tournaments this season. The Nittany Lions will play in the Steel Bowl competition in Pittsburgh Dec. 6 and 7 and in the Gator Bowl tournament in Jacksonville, Dec. 26 and 27. Duquesne, Oregon and Pitt are other teams in the Pittsburgh event. Joining Penn State in the Gator Bowl are Jacksonville, Memphis State and Temple. SUNDAY SPECIAL! Quarter Chicken 2 Pieces of Quik Chik Chicken, Cole Slaw and Golden French Fries —Absolutelydelicious! ALL FOR $ 1 09 STOP 419 WEST LINCOLN FERGUS FALLS JUST DIAL 736-3520 openings in jvflnnesota for membership marketing representatives Minnesotans are joining AAA at an ever increasing rale. And because of this growth, we need new representatives. During Ihe next few weeks. AAA will he interview- ins and hiring a selecl group of men and women from across the state for sales career opportunities. If you like lalking with people anil would enjoy helping your friends ami neighbors with their auto, (ravel and insurance needs, you might be just right for AAA. Havinc a good product to talk about is half the battle in selfinc. Over 400.000 Minnesotans arc members of AAA. which certainly speaks well for (he product. A selling career with Minnesota AAA provides a cooO income. No quick money schemes or part-time Income. We're talking about- a full time sales career opportunity with excellent fringe hcnefils. Check the schedule below (o see when AAA will be interviewing in your area. Then, if vou're interested, call (collect) on the date shown and set up an appointment. You may interview at any location listed, regardless of where you live. 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