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June 16, 1974

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 50

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Cleaning Up The Sports Desk: The "sportin" public." as the late Watt Powell used to call the fans, will have to adjust to still another set of standards when the World Football League makes i£ "debut. ·j-Among the changes for the new pro circuit v l i be one which will outlaw the thing they ngly refer to as the "extra point." The L will continue to offer a bonus point after Hs. but it will no longer allow a team to go tfrough the simple process of kicking the ball through the uprights to gain this point. The storing team will be required to either run or jOss lor the point. They're going to call it an ^atftion point" and award seven points lor a (juchdown alune. And so still another rule, en- Jh-ely new. is added to the game of football. ·'{·be high schools are allowed to kick lor one point or pass or run for two. The colleges still cling to the old. almost automatic, kick tor jpqint but are also given the right to run or pass. 3ne of these days, mavbe the boys can sit down and-draw up one set of rules which will apply to ·$1. levels of football. . . .*!.' · A Scare For Frattare ;-;\Vhen a small fire broke out on the marquee (Jytside Watt Powell Park the other night, g.m. ;G?rl Steinfeldt flashed an order to clear the grelss box. John Dickensheets, the P.A. man. y«lled to the main section of the box, urging the 'inters to clear out. And they did. But the word ,'«ver made it to the other side of the box, ·whiere Lanny Frattare was doing the radio IjUy-by-play. A few moments later, when everything was back to normal, the fire department ijjiftfcks showed up, sounding their .sirens and Mill's. "Well," Frattare told his listeners, ·*4ere seems to be a fire somewhere around 'jfejre. I hear the fire engines. And they're get- ·jjng-closer." Then he added, jokingly: "1 hope jCfeh't the ball park." But when he found out ·.{hat it was, indeed, the ball park, Lanny admits |*at he was a little bit shook up. He could have ·jcen trapped. . . . · ;· * * * £ Handball Saint Is Honored "· Martha Smith, in doing a piece on Fr. Cuth- ;-bert Schoeppner, local Catholic priest, who 'was celebrating his 80th birthday, asked him how he got the name Cuthbert for his Capuchin identity. (At that time it was necessary to pick a name that nobody else had). Fr. Cuthbert said few people had heard of St. Cuthbert. so that's the name he picked. And who was St. Cuthbert? "Well, he's the patron saint of handball players," he explained. "1 wanted to publicize him. He's listed in the Spaulding guide as the patron saint of handball players and St. C u t h b e r t was quite a player himself"... .After seeing a performance by ex-Charleston Charlie pitcher Larry Demery. Pittsburgh manager Danny Murlaugh said: "He had a fine fast ball and he knew what he was doing with it. He's going to remain in the starting rotation." Larry hasn't won a game yet. but he is still most impressive with his pitching. . . . * + * Godby Feeds On Denver Danny Godby, the Logan County lad who is helping the Tulsa Oilers make shambles of the American Association race this season, isn't the most popular player ever to play a game of ball in Denver. Says Jimmy Burris, the Denver g.m.: "He's made a career of beating us." Godby raised his season average to nearly .350 with a 12-for-22 and a .545 mark against Denver. He was once the property of the Cincinnati Reds but now plays in the St. Louis Card organization, which has Tulsa for its Class AAA out- l e t . . . Mail orders only are being accepted for tickets to the major league All-Star game in Pittsburgh on the night of July 23. Requests are limited to two tickets per order (at $10 per) and must be mailed on or after June 17 (Monday) to Pittsburgh Pirates, P. 0. Box 1000, Pittsburgh, Pa., 15230. General admission tickets at $8 also are available by writing P. 0. Box 800, same address + * * Not All Peaches and Cream The life'of a baseball player, generally speaking, is one of much leisure. But if anyone had asked new Charleston outfielder Omar Moreno about this sometime last Wednesday morning, the response might have been most arrogant. The youngster had traveled all day from Canada to join the Charlies on Tuesday night. He lost his luggage enroute and had to borrow a pair of game shoes. Then he was moved right into the starting lineup and played through a marathon 16 inning game. When the Next Fear's 'Lineup 9 Topic of ABA Talks Frature Godbv FT. Cutihbert game was finally completed shortly after midnight, he boarded the Charlie bus for a 6*2 hour ride to Toledo and a game Wednesday night. Soft living, huh? Not in the minors. No way... .The West Virginia Conference committee named to pick a new commissioner, now that its first choice. Paul Vennari. has run out on the job. will meet Wednesday afternoon in Glenville. Committee chairman Dr. D. Banks Wilburn. president of Glenville College, indicates that a number of interviews will be held at that time When Richie Zisk hit for the cycle -- single, double, triple and home run -- the other night, he said it was the first time he had performed this trick since he was in the lower minors. He called it "my most satisfying game in baseball". . . " Borg Advances To French Final Tfce Associated l*f*** The American Basketball Associatioa will fiaalize its structure for the 1914-75 season and the National Basketball Association might name a new commissioner at separate meetings this week. The ABA owners will convene in Louisville, Ky.. Thursday and Friday, and decide on what Commissioner Mike Storen has called "our lineup for next season." The NBA owners will gather in New York Wednesday through Friday--following two days of meetings by other league personnel--and vote on a commissioner to succeed Walter Kennedy, who has announced his retirement as of PARIS ( A P ) - Bjorn Borg of Sweden and Spain's Manuel Orantes a d v a n c e d to the men's singles final of the $200,000 French Open Tennis Torunament Saturday with impressive victories. Borg and Orantes met most recently in the quarter-finals of the Italian championships where Borg won. 6-2, 7-5. Borg. the 18-year-old marvel who won the Italian Open earlier this season, wore down Harold Solomon of Silver Spring, Md. 6-4, 2-6. 6-2. 6-1 after Solomon's game collapsed in the fourth set. Orantes beat Francois Jauffret of France 6-2, 6-4, 6-4. French President Valery Giscard d'Estaing was among the crowd of 12,000 banked around the center court at Roland Garros Stadium for the next-to-last day of the tournament, called the world clay court championships. Solomon, a clay court spe- Juiie 1, St«r«a bas said emphatically that the shaky iC-team ABA would function next season, but what shape or form it would take would not be determined until the league meeting. He said the league set June 21st as a deadline to resolve its myriad problems "so that we can step off early in the right direction for next season." Those problems involve six of the league's 10 franchises. The league already has taken over the troubled Virginia Squires from financially- plagued owner Earl Foreman. The Memphis Tarns" offices have virtually been shut down. and Coach Bill van Breda Kolff has returned to his home in New Jersev. ·BTACANOC tmd EXPLORE SO Scemc Mies of Cheat River in Tucker County 1-2-3 day trips 1 Day $19.00 2 Days $32.50 3 Days $50.00 For Information or Reservations 472-6902 cialist who hangs tenaciously to the baseline, banging back everything that comes his way. forced Borg to play his game early in the match. The ball was hit more than 20 times on many of the long ral- ' lies before one or the other could force an opening. PARIS ( A P ) -Chris Evert of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Russia's Olga Morozova. who oppose each other for the women's single title in the $200.000 French Open Tennis Tournament Sunday, teamed Saturday to win the women's doubles crown. Miss Evert and Miss Moro- x.ova beat Gail Chanfreau of France and Katja Ebbinhaus of West Germany 6-4. 2-6,6-1, and earned $800 apiece for the doubles title. The stakes will be much higher when they face other in Sunday's f i n a l . The winner- gets $8,000 and the loser $1000. Precision Wheel Alignment 3 DAYS ONLY onl l.ravr vourcuru: Cars with Torsion Bars on Aii»Conditionin» are 10.88 For most American-made cars includes in- S|«cticm of ball joints, tierods, idler arms bushings as well as a precision wheel alignment i'or longer life and better handling. ALL PARTS . . . IF NEEDED. 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Rodgers blasted two s including a double to lead Albans' Lorobi's to a 3-2 i over Hurricane No. 1 at ?3he S.A. City Park in Senior j-JBabe Ruth action. ?*fe Shack ......... 317 070 7-25 19 - 1 lurrican* No. 2 ..... 002 300 0-5 8 7 Polcari and Hudson; Stowers, Staats 3h Young (7) and Saunders. Jape ~ 9°U9 Harrison 6-7, Dee Mc- rayer 2-2 inc. homer and triple and 6 '· Hudson 3-6 inc. double. · w -41urricane No. 1 010 010 0--2 5 1 i^-torobi's 100 100 1-3 5 1 ^~-]Lewis, Kinder (7) and Russell; Evans ^-«nd Jeffrey; Hilling: Hurr -- Chapman '·J^-jl- Lorobi's - Rodgers 2-3 inc. double. day), weights and swimming. Recently, the team held its first annual Swim-A-Thon which turned out to be a big success. The total amount raised was $5100, $1050 of which was sent to the Interna- t i o n a l S w i m m i n g Hall of Fame in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and $285 to the Olympic Travel Fund. The remainder stayed with GCSA. With this money the team purchased a video tape recorder for aid in stroke development. . This year David Greenwood attended the AAU National Swimming and Diving Championships at Dallas, Tex. David is the first member of the team to attend this meet. He q u a l i f i e d in the 200 y a r d breaststroke in.-a time of 2:15.9. Afterwards, coach Greg Olson discovered that David now ranks sixth in the nation of the 16 and under boys in the this event. Congratulations go to David! Lately GCSA received news that some of our swimmers -J. C. and Dennis Pettit. David and Bruce Greenwood. Jennifer and Carol Riddle and Kim Lovenstein and their families will be moving this summer. Coincidentally, the families are all moving to the Houston, Tex. area. We would all like to wish them all good luck and best wishes. . If anyone would like information about the team, they may contact Olson at 346-9471. extension 295 any time between 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. fl ) WANTED SYMPATHETIC-SANCTUARY WITH T.L.C. 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