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October 9, 1977

Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 17

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.October*. 1177 Tbel 1.HA-1T Trojans, Rain Join Forces To Dampen Homecoming By DAVE LONG Sports Editor Logansporl ballled New Castle and Ihc elements here Friday night and lost out In both efforts. The Berries dropped a surprising 18-14 game to the Mark Surface coached Trojans In a kew North Central Conference affair. The game was played under simply miserable weather conditions which literally took Logansport's game away from It. Another major factor in the loss were 12 penalties which cost the Berries 150 yards for •the largest total assessed against the Berries in a number of years. One of those penalties, late in the fourth period, stopped what appeared to be a determined Logan effort at the victory. The call, which was-for too many players on the field, stopped a Berry drive as New Castle was punting the ball away. The punt wag to the Logan 45, but Jeff Flowers had made a good runback of it with plenty of time. The 15-yard penalty gave the ball back to the Trojans and they took it deeply into Logan territory before giving It up with minutes ten in the game, The final Berry drive started on the Logan 47-yard-llne but ended when Eric Sweet was sacked for a 13-yard loss on a fourth down situation. New Castle let the clock run out. It wasn't a fit night for anything let alone a homecoming celebration. The weather evened up New Castle's ground game and Logan's passing attack. "New Castle was ready mentally and physically for the game," head coach Don Baldinl said after the contest. "We were ready physically but not mentilly. We were thinking too much about beating Surface and not enough,about beating his team." Logansport got it going early and it appeared on its way to a rout before the penalties started evening things out. Jeff Flowers took a punt'on the Logan 25 and raced 75 yard* to paydirt with 7:35 left In the quarter New Castle's ground game, however, dominated the play in the period. The Berries were up 7-0 after Steve Harris' kick, but Logan ended the period with only two yards from scrimmage in two plays. It had one pass for two yards also. New Castle scored on the first play in the second quarter when quarterback Kevin Stephens, who wasn't even listed on the New Castle roster, passed to end John Boyd for a 49 yard paly which featured a straight up shot from scrimmage. Surface's .two-point conversion style carried over and they did not score a conversion in three two-point attempts. Ready To Hit • Logansport's Bill Mlnglin (20) prepares to tackle New Castle back Jay Ogle (23), while Berries Kelly Minnick (35) and Landy Breeden (70) give chase. New Castle won the game, 18-U. (Staff ohoto) Marsh Takes Title But, it didn't matter In the end. The Trojans intercepted an Eric Sweet pass a little later In the period and three plays later scored on a six yard run by sophomore Jay Ogle. There was 8:56 left on the clock and the Trojans went up 12-7. The final New Castle touchdown of the game came In the third period on another Stephen* to Boyd pan* from five yards away. There was 4:09 left in the period. Logansport's offense pepped up in the fourth period and was headed for what appeared to be one of its patented come from behind In the last few minutes victory. The 15-yard penalty at the punt, however, took what little wind was left and buried it. New Castle's defense was devastating. Logansport was caught nine times behind the line of scrimmage In 21 plays on the ground. The Berries ended with only 78 yards on the ground and SB In Colorado Spills Cowboys BOULDER, Colo. (UPI) . Fullback James Mayberry .' romped for a game-high 250 "'yards, including a 70-yard sprint to set up a touchdown, to ' lead fifth-ranked Colorado to a : •• 29-13 win over Oklahoma State -> Saturday in the Big Eight " Conference opener for both teams. Oklahoma State's Terry Miller, the nation's top collegiate rusher, was held to 149 yards on 25 carries, 10 below his 159-per-game average, Colorado scored on 2 and 1-yard runs by quarterback Jeff Knapple a 1-yard plunge by Mayberry, a '21-yard field goal by Pete Dadiotis and a 6-yard run by Mike Holmes with no time left. Oklahoma State tallied on a 78-yard Miller run along the right sideline and on Colin Ankerson field goals of 38 and 33 yards. The Buffaloes, who netted 264 yards total offense during the first half while holding the World 300 Goes To Waltrip CHARLOTTE, N.C, (UPI) Parrel) Waltrip outdueled Donnie Allison to win the the rain-shortened World 300 Late Model Sportsman stock car race Saturday at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. Waltrip. winner of five events on this year's NASCAR Grand ' National circuit, took the lead '.-' from Dave Marcls on lap 155 "-and held on until the sixth caution .flag of the day was ''^displayed on lap 176 because of -.'rain. The event was halted two laps -•' later, shortening Ihc race by 22 -" laps, and the cars were parked on the front straightaway. The "" top five cars In the race were all ;•.'' Chevrolets. NASCAR officials called the race shortly after 4 p.m., after being informed by the weather bureau that the rain was not expected to end before Sunday morning. Waltrip, who won $24,000, and Allison raced neck-and-neck the final few laps before the race was stopped, but Allison couldn't seem to get by Waltrip's Chevrolet in the corners. When the race was called, Allison was second, Marcis was third, Ray Hendrlck fourth and Dale Earnhardt was fifth. Hendrick, the defending champion, and Earnhardt were both one lap behind Waltrip, DrakeFal.s23-20 To Indiana State "' DBS M01NES (UPI) '"Senior halfback Vincent Allen '' -scored three touchdowns and ""'rushed 181 yards and Indiana J ~ Slate weathered a second half "• 'comeback by Drake to take a '" -23-20 Valley Conference victory Saturday. ''' • Allen dashed 5 and 6 yards In - '"the first half as Dave Van: ' 'dercook added a 27-yard field goal to give the Sycamores a 17- Y Adult : League Sets [Meeting * * A meeting for anyone In- terested in the Cass County Y's • adult basketball program Is being planned. The meeting will be Thursday at 7:30 p.m, In the Y. The meeting will : Include roster sheet handouts to team representatives and Y membership application handouts. Anyone Interested In playing or officiating during the season is asked to attend. 0 lead at intermission.' Allen returned early in the third quarter, racing from the 15 for his third fD. Undaunted by Indiana State's 23-0 margin, the Drake Bulldogs scored two TDs within three minutes of each other. Wayne Williams scored first on a 1- yard run, and the Bulldogs recovered an onslde kick to set up the second marker, in which Williams scored from the five. Drake rallied to within 23-20 when Craig Pershall crashed over from the one. But Indiana State's defense stiffened and the Bulldogs could not penetrate into Sycamore territory again. Allen rolled up his 181 yards in 36 carries to become the alltime leading rusher In Indiana's collegiate history. He now has 3,768 yards In his career at the school. Indiana State, which is new to the conference, improved its league mark to 2-1, and now li 2-3 overall. Williams finished with 85 yards In 20 carries to pace Drake and quarterback Dan Dodd passed. for 131 yards, completing nine of 25 passes. Drake fell to 0-5 overall and stands 0-2 in the league. • "My car was running good, but Donnie .was coming on strong, and I mean strong," said Wa)trip .after the race was halted. "Right now I'm the front car and that's the most important thing. , The estimated 27,000 fans saw superb racing after the midway point with the top four cars running bumper to bumper around the 1.5-mile track, The race was slowed 23 laps by five caution flags before the final caution of the day. One of the flags was brought out by Lennle Pond, who lost control of his car In the first turn on lap 124 while leading the $129,000 race. He led for 48 laps. There were 17 lead changes among four drivers but Waltrip, who started on the pole, led four times for 64 laps before moving out front for good. As Waltrip passed the start- finish line late In the race, he put his hand out the window and. punched It toward the sky, Indicating tie thought the race should be halted because of rain, Allison was on his bumper and almost took the lead on the final lap, but Waltrip held on. Allison said he saw Waltrip pointing to the flagman 15 laps before the race was stopped. "I tried to get around him one time, but he cut me off," Allison said. "The track was getting slick outside the grove and we had a bunch of laps left for me to be taking a chance like that, If It had been on the last lap, well, I would have taken the chance, gambled or whatever." Cowboys to 157 yards, opened the scoring with less than five minutes gone on Knapple's oneyard rollout. The score, which climaxed a 90-yard drive in 10 plays, was set up by a 45- yard breakaway run by fallback Howard Ballage. Dadiotis' extra point attempt failed, Miller, who was held to seven yards on six carries through the first period, broke loose on the sixth play of the second quarter at the OSU 22 yard line and raced 78 yards for the Cowboys' only touchdown. Ankerson kicked the extra point. The Buffaloes quickly' regrouped and Mayberry set up his own touchdown with' a 70-yard run to the OSU four yard line. Two plays later, the 196-pound Fullback bulled over the middle for the score. A Knapple conversion pass to Mike Kozlowski was Incomplete. On Its first second-half possession, Colorado went-out front 15-7 on Dadiotis' 21-yarder engineered by four Mayberry .. carries totaling 35 yards. Six minutes later, the Cowboys salvaged a 75-yard drive with Ankersoh's 38-yard field goal. The scoring drive Included a 42-yard pass from thlrds'tring quarterback Randy Stephenson to split end Gerald Bain. Mayberry, In the third best rushing performance in CU history, set up the final Buffalo touchdown by racing 26yards to the Cowboys' seven yard line. Two plays later,.Holmes ran six .yards to score as the buzzer sounded. First downs Rushes-yank Passing yards Return yards PUKi Punls Fumbles-Iost . PftiaJllesvards' OUlhMM SUK CobMdo . VIRGINIA WATER, England (UPI) - Australian Graham Marsh crushed American Ray Floyd 5 and 3 Saturday in a relentless march to his first-ever World Match play golf title and .the $52,500 first prize. It was a fitting end to four days of flawless golf from the solemn Australian, who disposed of U.S. Open champion Hubert Green, Spain's Manuel Plnero and American Hale Irwln on his way to the final over the 6,969-yard par-73 Burma Road course at Wentworth. Not even rain-lashed fairways and waterlogged greens could break the magic as Marsh carded eight birdies over the 33 holes he needed for victory and the biggest pay check of his career. "I am delighted," said Marsh, who was losing finalist in 1973 when he went down at the 40th hold against Gary Player. "After that defeat by Gary It has been one of my great ambitions to go back and have another crack at the title here. Next to the Open It Is probably the most important tournament over here. "I didn't think it would be sensational- golf today. When • the weather turns sour this course is no pushover," said Marsh, who Is 19th on the U.S. money list with $107,765. Floyd fought to discover the touch which pushed him to a 2 and 1 victory over Spain's Seve Ballesteros Friday, but was never ahead, .dropping one . behind at the fourth when Marsh eagled. and falling two adrift at the fifth in the morning when he three-putted from 45 feet. "He was very persistent., When he needed a putt, he made tt. I wasn't playing well at all and I couldn't^jnuster up a putt," said Floyd, who said he was never upset by the police escort which followed him .round the course after an anonymous telephone threat Friday. Marsh was in devastating form with his putter and it was only rare mistakes on the homeward nine, where he bogeyed the 13th and drove into the trees at the 16th which kept hit halfway lead to three holes. Ballesteros defeated Irwln 3 and 2 In the match for third place. Ballesteros earned $20,400 for his win and Irwln received $15,300. Missouri loses 7-0 To Cyclones AMES, Iowa* UP! >-Dexter Green, held in check most of the game, bolted 28 yards for a touchdown with 9:32 left to give Iowa State a 7-0 victory over Missouri in a Big Eight Conference opener Saturday. Green's score, which came on the first play after Missouri was forced to purft from its own end zone, broke up a defensive struggle played In a stiff cross wind and temperature in the 40s. The ISU tailback took a handoff from quarterback Terry Rubley, ran Into a wall of tacklers at the line of scrimmage, then retreated one step and raced around right end for the score. 'Missouri was backed up against Its goal line when a Si-yard punt by Iowa State's .Rick Blabolll was downed on the Tigers' one yard line. The Tigers went nowhere In three plays and Monte Montgomery's punt,Into a 30 mlle-per-hour wind traveled only 26 yards to the Iowa State 28. Green then scored the touchdown to give ISU Its fourth victory In five games. Missouri, which has been slowed by injuries, fell to 1-4. Senior Pete Woods took over at quarterback for Missouri with a little more than a minute left In the game, his first appearance since Injuring a knee In the season opener. -However, Woods couldn't move the team and Iowa State ran out the clock. •••:.-.- -s Helped by 0 the strong wind, the defenses dominated the game. Missouri managed only seven first downs and 166 total yards and freshman quarterback Phil .Bradley was sacked seven times by the Iowa State defense: the air. Eric Kinnaman led the rushing with 27 yards in four carries. Flowers had 23 in seven tries and Kevin Lozler got 13 In three. Kinnaman caught one pass for 23 yards, Jones three for 21 and Tanguy two for 13. Blan Wilton led the tackling for the Berries with a total of 17. Lozler and Kelly Mlruilck had 11 and Barry Baldwin added 10 to the total. "It was a disappointing (on," Baldini said In a somber locker room after the game. "Now we have to have some help to even have a shot at the conference title. We've got an outside chance, but It's slim." •' Logansport is now 5-2 overall and 2-2 In the league. It will be on the road Friday at Anderson and the next week at Richmond. The Berry Booster club Is sponsoring fan bu*es to the games. Anyone Interested In riding should contact Don Lombard! or Bob Kendall. The Logansport high school 1977 baseball champions were honored with the presentation of the rings donated by contributions of the people of Logansport during pre-game ceremonies. Summaiy lagumpMi 1 007-14 Newcastle o 11 • e-li Statf NC U m n Bl i »-i *•» Firstl Yds Hunting YdcPaeibf Total Offence PMMI Coop Intercepted By rumbiw-LHl Puntt-Av«. P*n*lth»-Vdt 71 9 1ST U-7 I M t-M U-UO Scoriae L—Flowers, 75 punt return (Hurts kick) NC-Boyd, 9 pan fnm Stephens (run ftiled) NC-Ofte, (run <p*B fitted) NC-Boyo, ( put tram Steptaw (nmtelM) ^^ L-SwMt,Mnia(IUrmkfck> Oklast Cob 16 17 58-258 55-384 » '•' a ) 66 18-6-1 14-5-1 ' —AVAILABLE MONDAY, OCT. 1 GOOD'/YCAR Colo-Knapplo 2 run (kick failed) OSU-Milter 71 ruff lAnkerson kick) Colo-Mayberry 1 run (pass (ailed) Colo-FG SI Oadfotli OSU-FG 3t Ankeraon OSU-FG 33 Ankerson Colo-Kiupple 1 run <D«dlolli kick) Colo-Holmes 6 run iDadlolts kick) I YOUR FAMILY WILL BE HAPPIER WITH CONDITIONED WATER PROFIT RACING EARTHWORMS C*i You AMMT "W I B» »• M* PWNrVSYOU CAN BECOMEAWORM GROWER •W MCDTtD » A WOOOCW. WE OFFB. » MerlietinaSorvfc* ,fce*tj*Men*enNp * Compkrtt Suppitt S'':^'' v V'«ii MASON No, 2 WATER HEATER • Hard wot«r COUIM tceling In water heetwi. 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