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Dugout Injury Slows Morel; Reds Nip Bucs These Kanawha Countians Will Play for Marshall University This Fall From left, Greg Johnson, Steve Morton, Joey Brison, Ed Hamrick and Bobby Campbell Marshall's Ellwood Says Enthusiasm, Togetherness Keys for Herd This Year By Paul Wallace HUNTINGTON -- Marshall University coach Frank Ellwood said Saturday that enthusiasm and togetherness will be the keys to the Thundering Herd's 1975 campaign. "We're going to be inexperienced over-all, so we have to generate enthusiasm and play together. When I say play together, I mean this in the mental sense," the first-year coach says his Marshall Players reported for fall drills. "Right now, the enthusiasm is excellent. I'm really tickled to death with the players," Ellwood said. When asked if people expected Marshall to win many games this season, Ellwood said, "1 don't know about the fans, but I'm expecting to win. I don't think anyone has set a quota on the number of games we should win. The optimism is high because it's a new situation." Ellwood also said that the Herd defense would have to carry Marshall until the offense gets going. The Herd will have more experience coming back defensively. Leading the way is former Charleston . High standout Steve Morton at defensive end. Greg Johnson, who graduated from Stonewall Jackson, is back for another year at the buffalo or monster man spot. * * * JOINING MORTON at end will be Fred Bader. Linebackers Mike Clark and Bill Yanossy, middle guard Andre Heath, tackle Wayne Sparks and halfback Al Mayer also return. The Herd will have four quarterbacks returning who saw action last year because of the large amount of injuries. · Larry Berkery, Bob Wilt, Joe Fox and Bob Anderson plus freshmen Bud Nelson and Paul Kuzio are the quarterbacks Ellwood has to pick from. Among the 23 freshmen Ellwood has signed are East Bank's Bobby Campbell, Charleston's Joey Brison and Herbert Hoover's Eddie Hamrick. Hamrick went to a prep school last year and his leg was broken in the first game. "Hamrick is the only placekicker we have and his leg seems to be in fine shape," Ellwood said. "Brison could very possibly see some action at center and before the season is over, I expect Campbell to be playing some at linebacker." Marshall opens the season in three weeks at Akron. Before that the Herd will hold two scrimmages -- one at Oakes Field in South Charleston and one at Huntington's Fairfield Stadium. The Oakes Field scrimmage is Saturday. Tickets are available at Spartan School Supply in Charleston. Admission is ?1 for adults while students will be admitted free. WWZSW^^ Daniel, 18, Is Women's Golf Ghamp NEWTON, Mass. (AP) - Beth Daniel, a Furman University sophomore from Charleston, S.C., won the 75th U.S. Women's Amateur golf championship Saturday with a 3 and 2 pressure-packed victory over Donna Horton of Jacksonville, Fla. Miss Daniel, 18, who packs amazing power on a slender 5- foot-10 frame, took a 2-up lead in the morning round and then came back strong as Miss Horton, 21, had trouble on the back nine in the scheduled 36-hole final at Brae Burn Country Club. Charlies' Jones Nabs 13th Win...Finally NORFOLK. Va.-In his sixth attempt to win his 13th game, Odell Jones succeeded Saturday night. The tall righthander bene- fitted from a 15-hit Charleston attack in gaining credit for a 10-3 victory over Tidewater. Jones had a five-run cushion before he went to the mound. Dwight Bernard, the Tidewater starter, walked the first four Charlies, then gave up a hit to Ed Qtt. Mike Wegener, the second of five Tidewater relief pitchers, came on at that point. In seven innings Jones allowed three runs and seven hits. He wilted in the intense heat and then, Jim Minshall struck out four Tides in the last two innings. "I got tired." Jones admitted, "but it's a relief to finally win one." "A game like this every now and then helps," added Manager Stever Demeter, whose Charlies had swept a dosbleheader in Richmond the night before. THE LOSS WAS a crushing one for Tidewater, reducing the Tide lead over Rochester to half a game. Earlier in the day the Mets ammounced they are calling up Mike Vail, the leading hitter in the International League. The 23-year-old outfielder went o- for-4 in his final game Saturday, snapping a 19-game hitting streak. He leaves with a .342 average and unlike Willie Randolph, late of the Charlies, Vail has sufficient at bats to be declared batting champion. Ten Charlies went to bat in the first inning. After walks to Mike Dilone, Mike Edwards, Omar Moreno and Tony Armas, Ott, Ken Macha and Mario Mendoza had hits. And Wegener threw in a wild pitch to cap a five-run inning. Macha singled again and scored on Dilone's hit in the third, then hit a home run over the leftfield fence in the fifth to launch a three-run inning. Dilone and Moreno drove in the other runs. The 10th Charleston run came off Brock Pemberton, normally a first baseman, in the ninth. Moving to the mound. Pemberton gave up three hits and a run. CHARLIE CHATTER - Fernando Gonzalez boosted his hitting streak to nine games with two singles. . . Macha had three hits and everyone else in the lineup except Jones had at least one. Even M:n- shall singled in the ninth. Minshall was the only Charlie employed who did not score a run .. In the second game of the series today, Doug Bair (8-10) will face righthan- der Randy Sterling (7-10)... - Bernard was the second Tidewater pitcher in five days to be kayoed in the first inning... Moreno, hit by reliever Bob Myrick's first pitch in the eighth, headed for the mound and had to be restrained by his teammates. CHICAGO (AP) Roger Moret likes ~ pitching against the Chicago White Sox, but watching them is another story. It could be downright dangerous. The Boston Red Sox' lanky left-hander was on the way to an apparent two-hit shutout over them Saturday. But in the sixth inning he banged his skull in the dugout in White Sox Park, an accident which caused a recurrence of an injury suffered 1% weeks ago in an auto accident. "I didn't jump up." said the 6-foot-4V 2 Moret. "You don't have to jump up in that dugout. I just stood up and hit my head. Then my neck and my back got stiff in the seventh inning." See baseball boxtcores and standing! on Page 8D. So Jim Willoughby, who had emerged as one of the aces of the Boston bullpen, came on for the final two innings and preserved the two-hit, 5-0 victory. "I've had a lot of good luck against the White Sox," Moret said. "I've had good stuff and kept the ball away from the right-handed hitters. I've also beaten the (New York) Yankees three times this year." Moret was used in relief earlier in the season before working his way into the regular rotation June 29. "I don't care what his record is," said White Sox Manager Chuck Tanner. "He had better than average stuff when he first pitched in the big leagues. He not only knows how to pitch, but he pitches like a 20-game winner." Carlton Fisk and Dwight Evans supplied the power that made Moret's job an easy one. Cincinnati 5, Pittsburgh 3--Tony Perez tie-breaking two-run homer and Cesar Geronimo's solo blast in the eighth inning helped the Reds past the staggering Pirates, who lost their fifth in a row. Craig Reynolds' first RBI of the season on a seventh-inning double lifted the Pirates into a 2-2 tie. But Johnny Bench opened the bottom of the eight against John Candelaria, 6-3, with a double before Perez parked his 17th homer of the season into the left field seats. Dave Giusti replaced Candelaria and, one out later, Geronimo hit his fifth homer over the right field fence. The victory went to Jack Billingham, 14-5, who got ninth-inning relief help from Will McEnaney and Rawly Eastwick. It was the Reds' seventh straight triumph and also saddled the Pirates with their 10th defeat in their last 11 games. George Foster ignited a two-run rally for the Reds in the second inning when he tripled to stretch his hitting streak to 14 games. Geronimo brought him home with a single, then he stole second and scored on Doug Flynn's single. The Pirates got a run back in the fourth when Manny Sanguillen singled and Dave Parker doubled. They also scored in the ninth on Bill Robinson's sacrifice fly. Minnesota 9, Cleveland 1 -- Dan Ford's two-run double and Phil Roof's two-run homer paced a 20-hit Minnesota assault that carried rookie Jim Hughes to victory. It was the Twins' seventh victory in their last eight games. The Twins scored twice in the first inning against Eric Raich (6-8) and chased him with a four-run second, two of the runs on Ford's double. Chicago Cubs 3, Houston 2 -- Jose Cardenal drove in two runs with a single and a Charl ·ginia i I August 17,197 5- ID homer and Rick Reuschel scattered eight Houston hits. Steve Swisher collected the other RBI for the Cubs. Cardenal homered in the eighth inning in what proved to be the winning run. New York Mets 4, San Francisco 2 -Joe Torre belted a two-run homer in the second inning and shoddy San Francisco fielding gave New York two more runs in the sixth. Torre's fifth homer of the season, a shot over the left field fence off Pete Falcone (8-8), followed a walk to Dave Kingman and wiped out the Giants' 1-0 lead. Oakland 2, Milwaukee 1-Bill North's ninth-inning sacrifice fly gave the A's the winning run. Sal Bando drew a walk from Jim Slaton (11-13) to start the inning, then pinch runner Tommy Harper stole second and moved to third when Phil Garner looped a one-out single to shallow center. North then hit his game-winning sacrifice fly. Montreal 3, Los Angeles 2 -- Jim Dwyer stroked a lOth-inning single for the deciding run. Barry Foote doubled to right-center off reliever Mike Marshall (8-12) and Jim Lyttle was given an intentional walk before Dwyer's single to left capped the Expos' comeback. Atlanta 8, St. Louis 7 -- Pinch-hitter Ed Goodson singled in the bottom of the ninth inning to help Atlanta edge St. Louis and momentarily slam the brakes on the Cardinals' charge toward the top of the National League East. San Diego 5, Philadelphia 1--Mike Ivie's tie-breaking single and Bobby Tolan's two- run triple in a four-run ninth inning backed the four-hit pitching of Randy Jones. The loss prevented the Phillies from gaining on the reeling Pittsburgh Pirates in the National League East. The Pirates lost to Cincinnati but retained a 1%-game edge of the Phils. Johnny Grubb's single off Tug McGraw (7-5) started the burst. Dave Winfield walked with one out and, after Wille McCovey struck out. I vie stroked a single to left to score Grubb, then Tolan tripled to ' right. Texas 5, Baltimore 1--Jim Fregosi and Tom Grieve hit home runs to back Gaylord Perry's seven-hitter. The loss, combined with Boston's victory over Chicago, dropped the Orioles seven games in back of the first-place Red Sox in the American League East. TIRADE Bucs Suspend Ellis For 'Insubordination 9 Miss Horton, who will enter her senior year at the University of Florida next month, pulled even on the 28th hole with - , . ' . , , ... Uhn .. t nav c P turriav fnr what a birdie four, halved the next two holes* definitely without pay Satariay Jorwhat and then wilted. CINCINNATI (AP) - Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Dock Ellis was suspended in- m- --AP Wirephoto Beth Daniel Belts Out Drive Miss Daniel regained the lead with a par-five on the 31st hole and went 2-up with a par-five on the 32nd. After halving the 33rd hole, Miss Daniel closed out the match with a birdiethree on the 34th hole. Miss Daniel, making her first appearance in the U.S. Women's tournament, became one of the few teen-agers to win the national title. She also avenged a defeat to Miss Horton in the Carolinas junior championship in 1971. Bies Holds Stroke Lead in Hartford Saturday's Gamts CHARLESTON 10, Tidewater 3 Rochester 3. Pawtucket 2 Richmond 5, Memphis 3 Toledo 5, Syracuse 3 Friday's Gamis CHARLESTON 4, Richmond 3 1st CHARLESTON 6, Richmond 1 2nd Syracuse 6, Toledo 2 Rochester 9, Pawtuckel 2 Memphis', Tidewater 2 Tht Standings . .-» r * B*4 ClUP _,,,..,,,,,,,.,,,«,.,. .n.rfT*^' "* rCJ. Tidewater 74 SO .597 R»Ches(er73 52 .584 IVi Syracuse 67 55 .5» CHARLESTON 66 59 .528 Msmphis S3 67 .464 Richmond 55 66 .455 Toledo 53 72 .124 SO 75 .400 CHARLESTON TIDES Playtr ab h bl Player ab Dilone cl Edwards2b Moreno If Armas r( Ottc Macha lb Gonzalez 3b Mendoza ss Jones p Minshall p Totals Charltiton 4 5 4 * 5 3 5 2 2 1 1 3 2 2 3 1 0 1 0 1 39 1015 2 Boisclair cf 1 Diggie rl 1 vail i! 4 5 4 1 Staiger 3b 5 1 Pemberton Ib-p 3 2 Foster 2b 1 De John ss 0 Kleven c 0 Bernard p 0 Wegener p » Contreras P Manderbach p Theodore ph Myrick p Hodges ph-lb Totals 501 4 3 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 34 030 r 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 h bl 0 1 0 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 i 0 0 i i 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 001-10 GB Wh 17'A 24'A TW« JJOO 100 2N-3 e-'Diione. DP - TkJesI LOB - Charleston 10, Tides 10 2B - Kleven. 38 - Foster. HR - Macha (13). SB Moreno. SP -- Gonzalez. PHchtf jones (W, 13-9) Mins!an Bernard (L, 9-7) CHARLESTON at Tidewater Memphis a I Richmond Rochester at Syracuse Toledo ai PawtucM IP H R ER BB SO 7 7 3 3 1 6 2 0 0 0 0 1 4 8 Contreras ' Manderbach ' Myrick j Pemwruw ^ (T|ieo0ore ,. ^rjcfc (Moreno). WP - Weo.er|/7. Jones, Minshall. T - 2:59. A - ZC77. WETHERSFIELD. Conn. (AP) - Veteran Don Bies, gunning for his first victory in nine years on the tour, pulled into the lead, but six players moved into contention Saturday after the third round of the Greater Hartford Open Golf Tournament. Bies, 37. winner of $305,377 but never a title, entered the day's play in a tie with Hubert Green but moved in front alone with a four-under-par 67 in cool, cloudy, sometimes drizzly weather. That gave the soft-spoken, low-key Bies a 54-hole total of 198.15 under par on the friendly. 6.598-yard Wethersfield Country Club course and a onestroke lead going into Sunday's final round of the chase for a $40.000 first prize. But a half-dozen others were in position i/challengc. i Don Bies Hubert Green Larry Nelson J.C. Snead Andy North Al Geiberger Vic Regaiado Terrance Dill David Glenz Hornero Blancas Johnny Miller Tom Shaw Mike Hill Bob Mentis Lee Trexino Joe laman Lou Graham Don January Dave Stockton Gary Player Jerry McGee Ray FKyJ Sam Adams Lamy WadWns Ed Dougherty Austin Slraub Barney Thompson Bobby waizel Billy Zfebro Steve Metny* 6546-67-198 66-65*8-199 68*6*7-201 66*8*7-201 66-69-67-207 69*9*4-202 69-63*5-202 70*6*7-203 66-71-66-203 67-69-68-204 69-67-68-204 69-67-69-204 66-71-68-205 69-68*8-205 72-65-68-205 68-70-67-205 67-67-71-205 68*8*9-205 69*7-70-206 69-68*9-206 69-70*8-207 67*9-71-207 71*9*7-207 73-69*6-208 49-70*9-208 65-71-72-208 70*9*9-208 69*9-70-208 70*9*9-208 70-72*6-208 General Manager Joe Brown called subordination." The suspension was the result of a series of events which included Ellis' refusal to warm up during the Pirates' game against the Cincinnati Reds Friday night, according to Pittsburgh Manager Danny Murtaugh. The Reds won that game 8-3. Ellis was fined and suspended at that time and was told by Brown that he would not pitch again until he was willing to do what Murtaugh said. Brown said Murtaugh subsequently received a call Saturday from Ellis, in which the pitcher said he was willing to go along with the general manager's guidelines, meaning the suspension would have been lifted. Ellis asked to address the club and later spoke before a team meeting in which he launched into a tirade against the manager and some others. Brown said. "I interpret that as insubordination." Brown said. After Ellis finished. Murtaugh told him to leave the clubhouse. "We haven't even told him he's suspended." Brown said. "He showed no consideration for us and we're not going to show any consideration for him." In past years. Ellis has lashed out at ··'· management for being cheapskates. He : has refused to sign autographs at Pirates games, has worn curlers in his hair on the field and has complained that he never would start in the All-Star game because he is black. "People say that what I've accomplished with my arm. I'm destroying with my mouth/' Ellis said during the 1971 World Series, "but I don't believe it. I'm never sorry for anything I say...." _But for refusing to pitch in the bullpen friday night in the Pirates' 8-3 loss to the v B Reds in Cincinnati. Ellis was fined what Murtaugh described as "a substantial amount.'' Pitching Coach Don Osborn asked Ellis to warm up in the bullpen in the first inning Friday night, but Ellis refused. When Murtaugh was informed of his refusal, he told Ellis to leave the dugout and take off his uniform. "No comment, no comment." Ellis repeated in a telephone conversation from his Cincinnati hotel room. "This just isn't the right time to comment." Ellis, who has a 7-7 record and a 3.81 earned run average, worst on the club, has given up hits to the last eight batters he has faced over two starts. He was knocked out of the game in the first inning of his last two outings, the most recent on Thursday night, when the Reds won 6-1. Dock Ellis Fined by Pirates r

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