Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on August 17, 1975 · Page 46
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Charleston, West Virginia
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Sunday, August 17, 1975
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2D -- August 17,1975* Sunday Gazette-Mail ·**** * r*»rt**fr« Ac*.* Vrfotftia-------- Another John Candelaria? A right-handed John Candelaria is what the Pittsburgh Pirates are hoping they have in 6-6, 210-pound [Raymond Price, who will pitch a part of their game against the International League All-Stars here ~\londay night. ' Like Candelaria, he's coming up : from Salem of the Carolina ^League, Like Candelaria. he was a ;star basketball player, having jlayed with a pro team in Spain -when the Bucs drafted him No. 4 in :june. 1974. As a college star at the ;U. of Washington, he also was -drafted by the pro basketballers .'but, like Candelaria, elected to go "the baseball route. Ray is 22 and comes from Costa Mesa, Calif. His Salem teammate. Silvio Martinez, also will pitch for the Pirates in this game. And why not? How else Gresham Chandler could the major league club alibi a beating by the I. L. stars . . . They're still talking about the fine performance Bob Gresham. ex- West Virginia U. star, by way of New Orleans and Houston, played in his first appearance as a running back for the N.Y. Jets. He not only gained 73 yards rushing in 17 carries against Minnesota but also caught three passes, good for 30 years. He scored two touchdowns. But even at that, coach Charlie Winner was most impressed with the blocking of the former Big Creek (War) standout. "Knowing that Joe Namath had bad knees, I know that my job is to keep those guys off him as much as possible," said Gresham. The main reason the Jets wanted him was to back up veteran running back Emerson Boozer. But now it looks like Boozer may be backing up Gresham . . . Word is that Mike Lewis, top hitter on the W. Va. State baseball team this summer, is still paralyzed from his waist down following a recent car wreck. He's from Wahama High at Mason City and was traveling with Randy Warner of Point Pleasant and Ricky Warren of Seth. both uninjured when the wreck happened. Mike is at Memorial Hospital and needs a few words of cheer . . . * * Cap Boone Paints Gloomy Picture ji I II · Casper W. "Cap" Boone, former · West Virginian, now living in re: tirement in Naples, Fla., honors us with his annual WVU football pre- · dictions. "Bobby Bowden and we iold, loyal fans, including (Gov.) ; Arch Moore and yourself, certainly are not going to like my forecast," ;l'hc writes, "but I am compelled to .go along with Jimmy the Greek." He sees another 4-7 season with vic- " tories only over V.P.I., Kent State, TTulane and Richmond while losses are to come from Temple (in the opener), California, Boston Col- -lege, S.M.U., Penn State, Pitt and .Syracuse (Syracuse?). If theMoun- -taineers only win f o u r , the ."Downtown Coaches" of Charles"ton will go on another crusade. Right, Loophole? . . . An error here last week was reference to the Tu- lane game as being the WVU ope- 'ner on Sept. 13. The Mountaineers play Temple on that date and it will NOT be televised. The Tulane game on Oct. 18 may be televised live by WCHS-TV, according to Curtis Butler, g.m. of the station. Thanks to the many readers who called this to our attention . . . Thanks also to warm letters of appreciation from Louise Stephenson (Dave's widow) and Josephine M. Moore (Bill Moore's widow). There's a lot of sentiment for a place in the Hall of Fame for Moore and, come to think of it, Stephenson also rates attention . . .A quote by ex-Charlie pitcher Kent Tekulve now making it big as a relief pitcher with the Pirates: "I've proved myself. When I first came up, I was a little nervous. I remembered last year. But now I can pitch my game. I'm relaxed. I'm confident" . . . * * * Jerry Chandler Honored by Seabreeze ~ Thanks to Mrs. Homer Padon of -200 Henson Ave., South Charleston. - for passing along the news that Jer. ry Chandler, former S.C. Black Eagle basketball hero, has been named acting athletic director at -Seabreeze High School -- second largest in Daytona Beach, Fla. He · has been basketball coach there for 10 years and is now serving a dual- role as coach and a.d. His record in basketball there now stands at 201-150 and in five years as Jayvee coach, his teams won a fantastic 91 games and lost but nine . . . Also in the mail comes a nice note from A. .' F. "Nate" Rohrbough, who reports he is spending most of his retirement time playing golf at his home in Poquoson. Va. He also played in the Virginias Senior tourney at the -.. *?"·' ** '-C^'l-".*'-. " ."·""··", .-'i'«5'i"..' "[»,··. ' ' '" mft?!.:"**' ·*·(··.·'* ., . * ..;**(' .·-'«· · ·v ·; . ' ·*.£ / ·* * · · " * * * « * ^-T-. ·:":"-· " - · , · Scoring Sandy Miller of the Parkersburg Mets nears home plate to score a run (top picture) in a regional women's Softball tournament Saturday at North Charleston. The catcher is Karen Rhodes of Chelyan. In the bottom picture, Cindy Smith of Chelyan looks de- Greenbrier recently. His son, John, graduated from the Naval Academy in 1958 and is now stationed near the Rohrbough home in Virginia Beach. N a t e says he's "coming home'' soon and suggests that his old pal here, Johnson Burke, put out the welcome mat . . . Penn State and Temple play football on Saturday, Sept. 6, in Philadelphia. Among guests, you can be sure, will be several WVU coaches, checking out both teams as future foes.. . Copies of the History of the W. Va. Sports Hall of Fame, at $10 each can be obtained by writing Hall of Fame History, 503 Woodcliff Road, Charleston, W. Va. 25314. There is only a limited supply, however . . . termined as she awaits her turn at bat. Eight teams from West Virginia and Pennsylvania are competing in the regional tournament, with the top two teams advancing to national competition at Jacksonville, Fla. (Staff Photos by Leo Chabot) Soccer Fans Open Season With Brawls Ray Nabs 400 After Dispute EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - Ron Ray of North Carolina Central, one of the runners involved earlier in a dispute over qualifying heats in the 400 meters, raced to victory in a lifetime best of 45.42 seconds Saturday at the Pan American Games trials. A light drizzle fell on the Hayward Field track as Ray and Maurice Peoples of the D.C. Striders finished one-two for berths on the U.S. men's team going to Mexico City in October for the 1975 Pan Am Games. The eight quartermilers entered refused on Friday to run semifinal heats because all could race in one heat at the same time, eliminating a need for qualifying. They changed their minds after a meeting late Friday night with Pan Am Games committee officials. Tommy Haynes, representing the U.S. Army, put together one of the best triple- jump series in American track and field history to win that event. On his third effort, Haynes leaped 55 feet, 5% inches, third longest in U.S. history, after earlier jumps of 55-2 and 53-10. .. Tony Waldrop, world indoor record holder in the 1,500 meters, made his move half way through the race and loosed a powerful kick in the stretch to win in 3:50.52. Waldrop ran the final lap in 52.0, followed closely by Oregon's Scott Daggett, who finished second at 3:51.08. Ralph Mann of the Beverly Hills Striders shot into the lead at the ninth hurdle, winning the 400-meter intermediate hurdles in 49.44. In the shot put, Jesse Stuart of Chicago Track Club, heaved the shot65-7V2 for first place. Second was Terry Albritton of Hawaii at 65-1'A. After the refusals to compete in the 400 meter qualifying heats, the Pam Am Games Committee ruled that if no one ran in the qualifying heats, the United States would sent no quartermilers to the games. According to DC Striders coach Brenda Moody, Games Committee chairman Bob Newland asked Moody and quartermiler Maurice Peoples to present their grievances to the committee after they refused to run. Washam Leads by 2 Shots ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Little-known JoAnn Washam of Fort Worth, Tex. fired her second successive 69 Saturday to grab a two-stroke lead in the $45,000 Patty Berg Classic. Miss Washam's 138 gives her a two stroke lead over defending champion Jo- Anne Carner, Donna Caponi Young, Sandra Palmer and Carol Mann heading into Sunday's final 18 holes of the 54-hole Ladies Professional Golf Associaton (LPGA) tournament at Keller Golf Course. The petite 25-year-old Texan, who trailed first-round co-leaders Betty Burfeindt and Mrs. Carner by one stroke, turned the front nine in 34 and suffered only one bogey when she three-putted on No. 10. Meanwhile, Mrs. Carner managed a one-under 72 during a spotty round, which she followed an eagle on No. 1 with a dou- ' ble-bogey. "JoAnn Washam JoAnne Carner Sandra Palmer. Donna Young Carol Mann Judy Kimball Jocelyn Bourossa Joyce Kazmierski Sandra Haynie Sandra Spuzich Sue Roberts JoAn Prentice Judy Rankin Betsy Cullen Betty Burfeindt Pat Bradley Sandra Post M.J. Smith Kathy Whitwortn Kathy Ahern Marlene Hagge 69-69-138 68-72-140 71-69-140 7H9-140 69-71-140 69-72-141 · 73-68-141 72-69-141 73-69-142 69-73-142 72-70-142 72-70-142 ' 69-74-143 69-76-145 68-77-145 73-72-145 73-72-145 73-72-145 73-72-145 73-72-145 72-73-145 LONDON (AP) - The English soccer season started Saturday with street brawls, smashed windows and struggles between fans and police. Plymouth Argyle f a n s r a m p a g e d " through the streets of Nottingham before their team's game with Nottingham Forest. Several youths were arrested after street clashes between fans of the rival teams. Police reported some damage to property. . At Ipswich, police swooped on Newcastle fans after fights in the streets. A police spokesman said: "Almost every pub in the town has reported trouble." At Leicester, where Birmingham City was playing, a young man was hospitalized for treatment after reportedly being stabbed with a broken bottle on the stad- i u m terraces. · ' · ' · . . The Plymouth and Nottingham fans renewed the fighting 6n the terraces when the game began. Police dogs were used to break up the melee. Fighting fans spilled over a wall on the edge of the playing area at London's White Hart Lane Stadium, where Tottenham played Middlesbrough. Police moved in to restore order. Several fans were ejected. But at Peterborough, where Walsall was playing in a Third Division game, there was a different kind of diversion. A teen-age lass ran onto the field, tore off her bra and blouse, and ran topless down the sidelines. A policeman and a policewoman spoiled the'fun by catching her and shielding her with their helmets. Forster Activated CHICAGO (AP)' - The Chicago White Sox optioned righthanded pitcher Pete Vuckovich to their Denver farm club in the American Association to make room for left-hander Terry Forster. Forster, the White Sox' relief ace, was placed on the disabled list May 23 with ten- dinitis in the left elbow. He pitched one inning on July 1, then went back on the list. "Bob Newland believed us," said Peoples. "But the man in charge (Oregon Track Club's Bill Bowerman) thought we were a bunch of radicals. We gave him respect while he lectured us, but as soon as I expressed my opinion, he got up and left." "We don't just represent the quarter- milers," said Peoples. "We represent all the athletes. It's unnecessary and dehumanizing. I'm not in college anymore, but some of these guys ran seven races in the NCAA's and we have a month's training after this. It hurts the athletes to run unnecessary heats. "I feel like a piece of meat. We run for ourselves and we run for other people. But people don't accept us as people. They have dollar signs in their eyes and are not thinking of the athletes." Softball Tournament There will be a double-elimination, slow-pitch tournament Friday through Sunday at the North Charleston Field. Entry fee is 540 and two new Dudley balls. Team and individual trophies and a bonus for the player hitting the most home runs will be awarded. For more information, call Walker Pauley at 342-7082. CONTACT US FOR YOUR LIMESTONE, ROOFING SLAG, MASON SAND CONSTRUCTION SAND NEEDS CONTRACTORS-INDUSTRIAL USE DRIVEWAYS - We have the largest selection of Crushed limestone in the Kanawha Vakj Phone 925-1171 ROUTE 60 E. 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