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4E July 6,1975- Flanagan Sparks Cross Lanes Win MITCH'S MARINA · " " " Instant Replay For Umps ? Frank Robinson, the new manager of the Cleveland Indians, predicts that major league umpires will someday work with a television screen and instant replay equipment to call close plays, especially those which decide games. And there has been a suggestion that maybe one of these days electronic devices will be used to call pitches to batters although there are some who feel that it would take a lot of the fun out of baseball if the umpires couldn't be heckled at times . . . Robinson, incidentally, feels that the umpiring system should be patterned after the system used for handling player contracts. That is, the umps could be brought up to the majors on trial and if they fail to measure up, they would be returned to the minors. Sounds like a good idea. And it is our guess that there would be a steady flow of traffic between the minors and the majors if this was the rule . . . Nolan Ryan, the great California pitcher, apparently throws a ball harder than any baseball pitcher who ever lived. The speed of his pitch was clocked at something like 100.8 miles per hour when they put the meter on him some time ago. Bob Feller's best speed was timed at 98.6 when he was at his peak as a pitcher for the Cleveland Indians. But Feller, here last week, pointed out that they demanded that he throw strikes when his pitches were clocked. Such was not the case with Ryan. "The name of the game is getting the ball over Robinson Ryan Tim Flanagan rapped a pair of singles and drove in two runs Saturday, leading Cross Lanes to a 10-2 Big League verdict over Sissonville. Steve Gillispie pitched a four-hit, 3-1 FOP victory over Nitro. ~Se*tor Babe Ruth FJlis Reed hurled a two-hitter to spark Mason Construction to an 11-inning 3-2 win over St. Albans Warden's in the first game of a Senior Babe Ruth doubleheader. Warden's took the nightcap, 14-1. Mason wot the first game when Sowards hit a home run in the llth inning. David Crowder had two home runs and four RBI for Warden's in the second game. Mark Crouch, who earlier belted a two- ran homer, lashed a run-scoring double in the bottom of the seventh to give South Charleston Garage a 54 win over St. Albans FAD. 'Big Daddy' Sets Hot Rod Record UNION GROVE, Wis. (AP) - Don "Big Daddy" Garlits set an International Hot Rod Association record Friday during a practice run at the $130,000 Summer National drag racing meet at Great Lakes Jeff Pickering struck out 13 in pitching South Charleston JAM past Lorobi's of St. Albans, 7-4. IAM collected 12 hits. 411 h!Aw«.e,St. Ata 7274414*727- W e ave MMMG «· tu m n - 3 1-1 SL 3*M wiMWl «· IM M » - ' * · Reed and Weeks; Jeffrey and Bart Batten Msion - Reed home run, Sonnrds home run. J. Miller double; warden's - Crowder-double ^ Grant, Miller (3) and Sow'srisTSrad Batten and B»r« Batten, Jetfery (4) Warden's - Bart Batten 2-4. Brad Batten grand slam. Berry home run, Crowder 3-3 inc. two home runs, 4 RBI H. AltaM FAD M Ml 2 - « * 3 5. C. Gar»ft Ml m 1-5 » 1 Jim Reed and Kenny Samms; Pete Polcari, Tony Eldridge (7) and M. Wall, M. Slater (5) FAD - Wilderson2- Run homer; S.C.e Steve Miller 3-4 inc. homer, Marty Walls 2-4 inc. homer, Mark Crouch 2-4 inc.2-runhomerand double and3 RBI; M.Duvall double S.C IAM IJ1 112 J - 7 « · (.erobi's ·( S.A..M........ ..« ..... 8ii Wl 2 - 4 / i Pickering and Withrow; Neal and Jeffreys I AM- Jones homer, Hill 2-3 Inc. homer, Pickering 2-4, Wick 2-4 inc. double, Young 2-4; Lorobi's - Graham 2-3; Jeffreys 2-4. Big Ltago* ·SALES ·SERVICE .GAS ·DOCKING ·BASS BOATS ·OUTBOARD MOTORS ·CANOES .SKI EQUIPMENT ·ACCESSORIES ·CRUISERS ·RUNABOUTS · 1-0'S ·FISHING BOATS ·PARTS SiiMiwWt ·»» "· · ~ I * \ Cross Line* 301 501 x - 10 » J Meadows and Miller; Harrah and Haserty Cross Lanes - Flanagan 2-4 inc. 2 RBI Siss - Sisson 3-3 inc. double and 2 RBI .01 r m o- Gillispie and J.Feazell; Brightwell and Jeffries FOP -Ehman2-4, Jones2-3, Bean 1-1; Nitro-Bngh- twell triple Brick double ·Ig UMW* Wost Standings ....."..... W L Ttim W L 12 1 Dunbar ' 6 10 3 North Putnam 4 10 .".".".!"....'.. 11 4 Sissonville 1 13 T Mm Elk District. Nitro Cross Lanes 10 5 Cycle Shop 0 the plate," said Feller. "I'd be interested to know what kind of speed Ryan would have if he were timed only on pitches that could be called strikes." Feller said his speed now would be about 60 mph. "And I'd have to go up to home plate and pick up my arm if I threw that hard," he laughed: .. * * From The Mail Bag: About Jack Gocke, the former Clarksburg Victory and West Virginia U. basketball hero, who is now president of the WVU Alumni Assn., Bessie B. Scott of Glenville writes: "I am a frequent reader of your column. When you spoke of , Jack Gocke yesterday (June 26), · you could have mentioned the name of his coach, Farley Bell, my brother, who was at Victory High from 1931 to 1939." Gocke, it will be recalled, was one of the late Coach Bell's top athletes back in the 30s when he coached at Victory. Mrs. Scott wrote further: "Sorry to take your time. Women almost 84 are apt to be garrulous." But not really, Bessie, whose sister was the late Roxie Henderson, widow of the famous Cam Henderson... Another note concerning Gocke came from Bob Altizer of Clarksburg: "All of us here at the Bridgeport Country Club appreciated the comments you made in your column concerning our golfing buddy, Jack Gocke. Jack really is an outstanding guy. I thought you would be interested to know that Jack is leaving Tuesday for the Cleveland Clinic to undergo surgery relative to a heart attack that occurred during the last month. We are all quite concerned but believe his otherwise good physical condition will enable him to rejoin his golfing buddies soon." Pressure OffReds-L.A- Series : The Cincinnati Reds are so far out in front of the Los Angeles -.Dodgers that a lot of the import: ance in the upcoming series be- ·_' - tween these two old foes at River- · front Stadium has been taken : : away. But still the fans will swarm to the ball park to see them square off on Friday, July 25 (already a sellout), Saturday July 26 and Sun" day July 27. A few thousand tickets ~"~ are still available for the last two games... Jim Dagostine, the hus- . -· tling basketball coach at Poca High - '·'. School, says his players are thrilled ' over the chance of playing in both ,- the WVU Coliseum and the Civic Center this coming season. The .. Dots take on St. Francis of Morgan- .".-· town in a preliminary to the WVU- Temple game and will later engage Charleston Catholic at the Civic " Center . . . Putnam County lost a ' good man from its coaching ranks . .recently when basketball Coach David Wall of Winfield was promoted to the vice-principalship at CHESS Poca. Dave was mighty popular with his fellow coaches... At the testimonial dinner for retiring executive secretary Gordon Eismon of the SSAC held recently in Parkersburg was H. Y. Clark. The former principal at Grafton High School was secretary and treasurer of the board of appeals fifty years ago, serving two terms from 1923 to 1926. His half brother is Forest Clark, former coach and member of the staff at Alderson-Broaddus College. N. Y. Clark later taught at Glenville, is now retired and makes his home in Vienna . . . And whatever happened to Vic Haddad, the star Charleston High running back for Lyle Rich's teams of 1940-41? Well, he's sales manager at the biggest Chevy dealership in Los Angeles. And moreover, he visited friends here last week, telling them all how he won first flight honors in the National Left-Handers golf tourney recently in Carolina. Way to go, Vic... Garlits pushed his fuel dragster to 244.56 miles per hour during his quarter mile run covered in 5.89 seconds. Seaver Selected Pitcher of Month · SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Tom Seaver's June record shows he is back to his Cy Young Award winning form, and the National League has recognized it by naming the New York Mets' right-hander as pitcher of the month. In 512-3 innings of work in June, Seaver had a 4-0 record, a 1.04 earned-run average and 49 strikeouts. For this, the baseball writers who travel with the clubs voted him a landslide winner over Pittsburgh's Jerry Reuss. After winning Cy Young Awards in 1969 and 1973, Seaver faltered to an 11-11 record last season. This year he is 11-4 and his 1.83 ERA tops the NL. Tennis, Inc. Play To Open Monday Tennis, Inc. beginners tournament will begin Monday with everyone playing except those receiving first-round byes. The pairings: NA1IONWISE Auto Parts WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES. ALL PRICES EFFECTIVE THROUGH SATURDAY. WO 3704«UKCHk^,e,SJ.,K«« ri «CH Y W5.5271 ^JSS LOCATIONS * 932 *M*»e *«v *.W V So- ClMrteUMi 768-0951 Jlwrsfav Kite'til 8PM WSS QUAKER STATE 10W30, KENDALL 10W30, SHELL 10W40 MOTOR OIL LIMIT 6 ·Off.- . . " · · REPLACE IT YOURSELF AND SAVE! Monday's Mttchei 10-Md-Undtr Grtlt 9 a m - Kacie Mullins vs. Rachal Vaughan, Blalre Bartrug vs. Angela Mellon; Debbie Hudson vs. Jacque- . line Canterbury; Susan Latterner vs. Mary Knox; Mary Lamb vs. Susan Summers. 10 -- Brodi Bartrug vs. Maria Falbo 10-ind-Undtr Boys 10-15 -- Jeffrey Thompson vs. John Hayden; Danny Grace vs. Howard Byck; Mark Gomez vs. Greg Stern. · 11-30 -- Robert Margolis-vs. Mark Moore; Charles Yeagervs Rodney Smith; Steve Mull ins vs. Bobby Summers; Scott Scotch vs. Tom Morris; Charles Lamb vs. Jimmy Roberts 12-ind-Undtr Girts 12-45 p m --Christine Lamb vs. MadhuBhasin; Frenise Leurent vs. Lisa Wilcox; Miriam Stepp vs. Darlene Carr 12-ind-Undtr Boys 12-45 - Steve St. Clair vs. Jeffrey Slack. 1 - John Stanchina vs. Daniel Stone; Gregg Haddad vs Andy Moore; Greg Bumgarner.vs. Jack Skiles 14-and-Und«r Boyt 2 _ Marty Hayden vs. Rod Siler; Dean Romeo vs. Bill 3:15-SamStephensonvs. Robert Cloxton; RodgeMc- David vs. Peter Swartz 14-md-Undtr Girls 3-15 - Martha Owens vs. Anne Roberts; Beth Weise vs Martha Bailey; Sharon Kemp vs. Laura Johnson. 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MODEL 721-10 THIS WAS A TOUGH tourney for grand- masters. Only Browne and Byrne did better than break even (Lombardy and Resh- By Edward M. Foy : Defending champion Walter Browne " (8V 2 to 4%) made it two years in a row by winning the 1975 U. S. Chess Championship ; held at Oberlin College in Ohio. Nothing startling in that result. of practice. There was a five-place tie for nun to - ninth position: Rev. William Lombardy. ' Samuel Reshevsky, James Tarjan. Arthur Bisguier (he drew all 13 games), and Kim Commons (last-minute replacement for GM Larry Evans): each scored 6Vz to 6'/z. The last five players also tied (tenth to fourteenth place) with identical 5% to 7V 2 Womtn Stirs Trinity Lutheran - Lynn Schillings; St. Marks- Sharon Grandon; Central - Fern Southern; Starcher - Robin Kazee; Baptist Temple - Peggy Hawthorne M«n Start Central - Mark Southern; Christ Methodist - Bill Dotson; Presby - George Ranney; Trinity Lutheran Bill Entley; Emmanual - Jim Downey; Trinity Bucher - Dan Bucher Per axle set with exchange. For most cars. 1C IEA. YOUR CHOICE Includes Disc Brakes With Exchange Also Monday Women: 6 p.m. - Central vs. St. Marks, Bream vs. Starcher; 7 - Baptist Temple vs. Christ Methodisl St. Marks vs Presby; 8 - Bream vs. Trinity Methodist. Men- 8 - Trinity Lutheran vs. Trinity Methodist; 1 St Marks vs. Starcher; 10 - Emmanuel vs. Central Tutsdiy Women- 6 - Presby vs. Central; 7 - Starcher vs. Mor- '0 - McKinney, Walker Ace Meadowbrook Two hole-in-ones were fired at Meadowbrook Recreation Center Saturday. Dave McKinney aced the 141-yard No. 3 hole with a nine-iron and Jack Walker sank an eight-iron on the 135-yard No. 7 hole. ' Mike Hedge and Ralph Stone were playing with McKinney and John Bell, Jean Stack and Ctetas Morris were with Waft: er. V _ only three points separated the best from the lowest score. The event was sponsored by the U. S. Chess Federation with the cooperation of Oberlin College and the Oberlin Inn. The American Chess Foundation gave financial assistence. On Aug. 10-22, the 76th Annual U. S. Open Chess Championship Tournament will be played at the Lincoln Milton Hotel, Lincoln, Neb. It will be dedicated to the memory of Aleksander Liepnieks. ine tournament is co-sponsored by the Lincoln Chess Foundation. The Elk River Chess Club is conducting a club championship tournament. Charles Szasz and Tim Davis won from Les Putil- lion and Allen Dye-respectively, jn round one and the other matches were postponed In round two Tim Davis and VA Andrews drew. Tom Robertson won from Dannie Davis. Curtis Drucker scored over Les Putillion. and Charles Szasz defeated Allen Dye. Forthcoming tournaments: the Kanawha Valley Open (Charleston) next month and the W. Va. Championship (Parkersburg) in September. Just a suggestion: What about a practice tournament for local players during weekly sessions of the Charleston Chess Club? fy Chris. Methodist vs. Women- 6 - Trinity Methodist vs. Baptist Temple; 7 Christ Methodist vs. Trinity Lutheran. . . , , . . Men: Presby vs. Grace Covenant; 9 - Central vs. Good Shepherd; 10 - Emmanuel vs. Randolph Street Thursdty Women- 6 - Christ Methodist vs. Emmanuel; 7 - of" JOHNSON'S J-WAX KIT HAND CLEANER 1C HITCH- HIKER BIKE RACK en- odist vs. Trinity Lutheran; K) - Emmanuel vs. Bream Women- 6 - Emmanuel vs. Slarcher; 7 - Baptist X'rl- 8 V - PreTvs. Starcher; 9 - Centra, vs. Trinity Methodist; 10 - Grace Covenant vs. Asbury. Girls' Softball S. C. 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