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Saturday, August 11, 1979
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Ottawa Journal Saturday, August 11, 1979 Sports Pages 24 - 27 Jardin comes close at national swim meet Page 24 EDMONTON (CP) Anne Jardin of Pointe Claire, Que., defending champion in women's 100-metre freestyle, came very close to what she had hoped to do Friday night In the Can-dian national swimming championships. She had hoped to not only retain her title but also to break the Canadian record of 57.17 set last year by Gail Amundrud of Vancouver. With Amundrud out of the way, Jardin knew she had a good chance. Amundrud, who said she is not in her best shape, failed to make it to the final. Jardin won the championship with a personal best time of 57.21, only 4-looths of a second shy of a Canadian record. Last year she won the event in 57.49. "Like yesterday, again there was no one to push me," said Jardin, 20, referring to her victory Thursday in the 200-metre freestyle. In both events she finished comfortably ahead of the silver medalists. "And I was the only one under 58 (seconds)," she said of her winning time Friday. Nancy Garapick of Halifax, who took the silver, had a time of 58.07. Sheila Dezeduw, a 14-year-old swimming sensation from Hamilton, won the women's 100-metre breaststroke in t: 14.40, her personal best in the event. Dezeduw, defending champion in the 200-metre event, finished second in the 100-metre last year, behind Joann Baker of Vancouver who didn't compete in the event this year. "1 knew I had a chance (of winning the event) but I didn't expect to do that well," said Dezeduw, who attends Orchard Park Secondary School. Judy Garay of Toronto took the silver In 114.75. As expected, Graham Smith of Edmonton easily took men's 100-met e breast stroke. He had a time of 1:03.89, almost two seconds ahead of silver medalist Dave M Her of Etobicoke, Ont. "Considering my performance (in the Pan American games) in Peurto Rico, I had to be pleased with what I did tonight," said Smith, 20, who created Commonwealth games history in the same pool last year when he won the most gold ever for a Commonwealth swimmer. Smith holds the Canadian record of 1:03.60. Other winners in the second round of the four-day meet included Graham Welbourn of Vancouver in men's 100-metre freestyle with a time of 52.19; Garapick In women's 400-metre individual medley in 4: 56.23; Bill Sawchuk of Thunder Bay, Ont., In men's 400-metre individual medley In 4:30.48. In 4-x-2O0-metres free relay event, defending champion Etobicoke Swim Club won the women's in 8:30.55, and Canadian Dolphin Swin Club of Vancouver took the men's in 7: 42.87. In 4-x-200-metres free relay event, defending champion Etobicoke Swim Club won the women's in 8:30.55, and Canadian Dolphin Swin Club of Vancouver took the men's in 7:42.87. Carol Climpel of Toronto took third in the women's 100-metre freestyle, Wendy Quirk of Easton placed fourth in 58.67 followed by Line Chenard of Montreal in 58.93. Anne Gagnon of Vancouver followed in 59.02 with Susan Sloan of Toronto next at 59.17. Naomi Marubashi finished eighth in 1:00.21. Peter Szmidt of Edmonton ended third In the men's 100-metre freestyle with a time of 52.68. Stephen Badger, also of Edmonton trailed with 52.99. Montreal's Denis Dufour was next in 53.07. Dan Thompson of Toronto ended with 53.24. Expos escape from disaster, split with Mets NEW YORK (CP) Larry Parrish rapped out foyr hits to save (he Montreal Expos from a double defeat at the hands of the New York Mets Friday night, helping Montreal win the second game 6-5 after New York took the opener 7-1. "We've got to play at our top form offensively the rest of the year," said Parrish, who had his 17th home run, two doubles and a single in the nightcap. "We will need good starting pitchers and hot hitters if we are going to win this thing." New York slowed Montreal in the first when the Mets racked Expos left-hander Ross Grimslcy, 8-8, for six runs and six hits in the first inning. New York manager Joe Torre praised pitcher Craig Swan for a professional game. "And we got good hitting in both games, back to back, something we don't usually get!" Swan, 11-9, pitched a seven-hitter, struck out four and walked none, yielding only one extra base hit, Chris Speier's fourth home run. Parrish, a 25-year-old, 205-pound third baseman with a luxuriant beard, claimed "there is no pressure on us to win the pennant. But there is pressure on us to play now like we were playing in the first half of the season. We are fatigued it's more mental than physical. "Our team is unusual in that it plays a set lineup most of the time and this leads to mental fatigue more than physical. We had a rain delay to start the doubleheader tonight (15 minutes) and this makes it tough to concentrate." Maybe it was the rain, but the Mets had six quick runs and the first game in the bottom of the first. It's tough fighting back against them all the time," admitted Expos manager Dick Williams. "We managed to beat them when they had a five-run lead last week in Montreal, but they got too big a jump on us in the first game. And then they almost caught us in the ninth inning of the second game when Mazilli hit that three-run home run." Mazzilli's llth homer brought the Mets within one run, but Williams quickly removed David Palmer, his 22-year-old right-handed starter from Glens Falls, N.Y. ; Palmer, 4-2, has now won three games against New York. He got the first two hitters in the ninth, then came apart, surrendering singles to Joel Youngblood and John Stearns before Mazzilli homered. It would have been his first complete game in the majors. i Elias Sosa, Williams' choice as the relief man, did his job, striking out Ed Kranepool, who had four hits and knocked in two Mets runs. It was his 13th save. ; Dwight Bernard, 0-3, started and went lour for New York, leaving with the score 3-0 Montreal. Parrish slammed his homer off Bernard and his first double. "What worries me," said Williams, "Is that we have yet to sweep a double header; we've lost one and split six. Bui, in five of those six we have lost the first game. We keep bouncing back, but it worries me." Astros 2, Braves I Joe Niekro became the first 16-gamc winner in the major leagues and Art Howe drilled a two-run single in the eighth inning to lift Houston past Atlanta. Niekro, 16-6, allowed seven hits in 8 1-3 innings in beating the Braves for the third time this season. Joe Sambito look over with the tying run on base and one out in the ninth and got the final two outs to record his 15th save. Padres 3, Heds 2 Randy Jones pitched a four-hitter and singled to touch off a three-run sixth inning that carried San Diego to victory over Cincinnati. Jones, 9-7, walked one and struck out one in registering his fifth complete game of the year. Rookie Frank Pastore. 2-6, absorbed the loss. Orioles , Yankees 6 Eddie Murray drove in the tying runs with a two-run double in the seventh inning then scored the go-ahead run on Lee May's single to give the Orioles their triumph. Tippy Martinez, 7-2, got the win in relief. Red Sox 5, Brewers 4 Jim Rice's seventh-inning double scored Fred Lynn with the tie-breaking run to carry Boston. Trailing 4-3 in the seventh, Tom Poquette hit a two-out, solo homer off Lary Sorensen to tic the score and Lynn followed with a single off loser Bob McClure, 5-2. Indians 6, Rangers I Andre Thornton knocked in two runs and Len Barker scattered 1 1 hits in the Indians' victory. Texas took a 1-0 lead In the third inning on a run-scoring single by Richie Zlsk but Cleveland rallied for two runs in the fourth against loser Dan Darwin, 3-3, on run-scoring singles by Toby Harrah and Ron Hasscy. Dave Heaverlo. 4-9, got the win. Royals 7-7, Tigers 6-3 Frank White led off the first Inning with an inslde-the-park-home run and Dennis Leonard allowed four hits In eight Innings to lead Kansas City to victory over Detroit as the Royals earned a sweep of their double-header. In the opener, Hal McRae led off the ninth inning with a homer against Aurelio Lopez, 8-3, and Amos Otis added an RBI single four batters later to give the Royals their victory. George Brett knocked In two other Kansas City runs with a single and triple as rookie relief ace Dan Qulsenberry boosted his record to 2-0. 1 - 4v' ' '- i '--v M ; ' " . ' ' UPI Baltimore Orioles' second baseman Rich Dauer kee's Oscar Gamble's hard slide forced Dauer goes high Into the air to make the relay throw on to lump up and his throw was to late to get a double play attempt in the 4th inning. Yan- Reggie Jackson at first. Clarke, Watson added to Flyers' coaching staff PHILADELPHIA (AP) Bobby Clarke and Joe Watson, who have played more games for the Philadelphia Flyers than any other players, will take on new responsibilities as assistant coaches for the National Hockey League team, it was announced Friday. Clarke, the Flyers' captain since 1972, will be the team's first player-coach. Watson will rejoin the organization as a part-time assistant whose main responsibilities will be to scout future opponents for the Flyers. "The addition of Clarke and Watson is a big step forward for us in what we feel is a team heading for the Stanley Cup," said head coach Pat Quinn. "I think these two represent what the Flyers' organization Is all about," Quinn added. Clarke, a native of Flin Flon, Man., who will be 30 on Monday, has played more games, 773, than any other Flyer. He leads the club In total goals, 270; assists, 598, and points, 868. Clarke also holds the team marks for most shorthanded goals, most consecutive games scoring a point and most assists In one game. Clarke has played for the NHL All-Stars all 10 seasons he has been with the Flyers and captained the 1979 Challenge Cup team against the Soviets last season. He was the Flyers' youngest captain and has been active In the NHL Players Association. "When I first joined the Flyers' organization in 1977, I could see the leadership qualities of Bobby Clarke," said Quinn, noting that he has not decided on a new team captain yet. Watson played 11 years on the Flyers' defense before being traded last year to the Colorado Rockies. An original Flyer, coming to Philadelphia from the Boston Bruins in the 1967 expansion draft, Watson has played in 746 games for the Flyers, second only to Clarke. Watson's career was ended last November when his right leg was broken in a game in St. Louis. After three operations and six months in a cast, Watson still suffers some discomfort but can walk without a cane. "I think it'll work great," said teammate Paul Holmgren of Clarke's new position. "That's what he's been doing already, as least as long as I've been here. He helps on the ice and offers what he thinks. What else, really, was he doing, but helping coach?" Holmgren added. The Flyers' draft picks and rookies will report to a rookie camp In Portland, Maine, In early September, while veterans will report to training camp here Sept. 16. The Flyers open their pre-season schedule Sept. 20 against the Buffalo Sabres at the Spectrum. Quotes of the week "I was delighted it was his head and not his knee." "Pallas Cowboys coach Tom Landry, on the mild concussion quarterback Roger Staubach suffered in an exhibition game against Denver Broncos. "There's no need to have an agent if your record speaks for itself. Besides, no lawyer wouid work for me. They charge by the hour and my talks only took 30 minutes." Joe DeLamiel-leure, Buffalo's all-pro guard, after renegotiating his National Football League contract with the Bills. "A jigsaw puzzle . . . like putting a cracked eggshell back together with Scotch tape." Dr. Daniel C. Walker, a Houston oral and face surgeon, describing the work required to repair Rudy Tomjanovich's face after Tomjanovich was hit by Kermit Washington in an NBA game Dec. 9, 1977. "It got to Where I thought I was loo good. Maybe I was too good. I thought all I had to do was walk on the court and I would win. Now I've gone back to the routine that got me where I was in the first place, the No. I player in the world." Tennis star Jimmy Connors, describing his determination to regain his No. I ranking. "Everything I did tonight was for him." Bobby Murcer, discussing his five runs batted in which helped New York Yankees to a 5-4 victory over Baltimore, just hours after the team had returned from the Canton, Ohio funeral of its captain, Thurman Munson. Murcer, a close friend, had delivered the eulogy for Munson, who was killed in the crash of his private jet. "Walter O'Malley, over a period of a year did more good for professional baseball than any other one man. He will be sorely missed by the sport." National League president Chub Fecncy, on the death of the owner of Los Angeles Dodgers, who opened the west coast to baseball and other pro sports when he moved the Dodgers from Brooklyn in 1958. BOSTON (CP) Forward Bob McAdoo of Boston Celtics says he blames Dave Cowens, his team-mate and former player-coach, for publicly humiliating him and says he can no longer play with the Celtics. "I don't want to be In Boston because of Dave Cowe," said McAdoo. "Cowens sat me down because he didn't like the idea of me being there last season. And that team didn't have enough talent to keep me sitting." McAdoo said he wants to be traded to one of three National Basketball Association teams New Jersey, Los Angeles or San Diego. "Hopefully, wherever I go, It will be to a contender," said McAdoo, who won the association's most valuable player award as a member of New York Knlcks. "I've put In my time with losers and it's time for me to be on a championship contender," he said. "When I w dntfteH I went to Riiffaln which was in last place. I made them a contender. Then I went to New York and the Knlcks were in last place. But I made them a contender. Then they trade me to Boston, another last-place team. I'm tired of losing." McAdoo denied rumors of a trade to Cleveland or his Inclusion In a deal to compensate Detroit for Boston's signing of the Pistons' forward M.L. Carr. "I don't think that will happen," he said. Boston Is reported to be offering former Cedric Maxwell, while Detroit wants McAdoo. "Carr's a good player, but that's not compensation, that's over-compensation," McAdoo said. McAdoo's problems and reputation as a dissident player began In New York and grew with the mid-season trade to Boston this spring. "It was a trade that was made over a few drinks," he said. "The owners were looking to make a trade,." McAdoo wants out of Boston Hayes honored KINGS ISLAND, Ohio (UPI) Former Ohio Stale head football Coach Woody Hayes, fired after he punched a Clemson player in last year's Gator Bowl, Is to receive a Jaycees award Sunday for "outstanding contribution to character building." Hayes, head coach for 18 straight seasons at Ohio State and the fourth wlnnin-gest coach in college football history, will be presented the first annual Ohio Jaycees "C. William Brownfleld Award," named after the Ohioan who authored the International Jaycee Creed.

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