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Gators Face Toughie NKWS-HKRALI), Panama VMy, Flu., Sahinlay, ScptcnihtT Ifi, Km I'asc 9 li V I N I I i: l> I' It K s s INTKIINATIONA L Tlu' Alabamn Crimson tide opens the football season SaMirday nij^lit against California and Coach Bwii' B r y iui t is s li o w i n ^ iinacc'iistonu'd oiUin \isiii ahout his team 's diancos, "We are tloint:; everything well," said Uryanl. "Our passing Is hotter' and Wayne W heeler made some iinhelievahU'catches." Floilda cofich Uouji, Dickey said he expects a toiigh opener Saturday against Kansas State. "Kansas State is a solid looking te;mi with lots of spe(;d £it the skill positions," said Dickey. Irwin Leads Heritage HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (UPI) —P^ormer college football player Hale Irwin, whose only tour victory came here two years ago, blazed a 5- under-par 66 Friday foi' a three- stroke lead after two rounds of the $150,000 Heritage Golf Classic. Irwin, striking his irons with precision on the narrow fairways of the Harbour Town Golf Links, had five birdies without a bogey for a 36-hole total of 135, seven under par for the tournament. "It's a course that lends itself to good iron play," said Irwin, an all-Big Eight safety in his gridiron days at Colorado University. "You have to hit it well off the tee and hit your irons well." In second place was Grier Jones, winner of last year's Hawaiian Open and Robinson Classic, whose 3-under-par 68 was good for a two-round score of 138. Canadian George Knudson was next with a 67-139, a stroke ahead of a group at 140 that included Leonard Thompson with a 69, Jerry Heard with a 71, Jim Wiechers with a 73, and Jerry McGee, whose 66 matched Irwin's as the lowest round of the day. Gary Player, 1-over at 72, headed a bunch at 141 while Arnold Palmer at 73 and defending champion and U.S. Open winner Johnny Miller at Clearwater Wins SEATTLE (UPI)—Clearwater, Fla., moved into an assured spot in the finals of the men's national fast pitch Softball tournament with a 7-0 win over poughkeepsie, N.Y. The victory left Clearwater the only undefeated team in the double elimination tournament. Finals are set for Saturday. Ronnie Weathersby, a Clearwater Bomber, is a Panama Citian. 71 fell back in the pack with 143 totals. HILTON HEAD ISI.ANO, SC. (UPI) Second round .scores In the $150,0(10 Herlliiue Golf Clnitslc: Hale Irwin C'J.66.135 Grler Jones 70-68-I.38 George Knudson 72r,7-139 Jerry Heard 69-71-140 Jerry McGce Leonard Thompwin 7 !-fiD-HD Jim Wiechers 67-7.1--M0 Dave Elchelberger 7;)(i8-Hl Forres! Fezler 70-71-141 Hubert Green 73-68 -141 Gary Player 69-72- 141 Don Dies 71-71--142 Bcil Greene 71-71--142 Andy North 71-71-142 Mason Rudolph 72-70-142 TTom Watson 70-72-142 DeWlIt Weaver Jr. 70-72-142 Bob Wynn 69-7.1-142 Bob Charles 73-70-143 Bob Goalby 72-71-143 Johnny Miller 72-71-143 BOob Murphy 71-72-143 Arnold Palmer 70-73-143 John Schroeder 72-71-143 Dan Slkes 75-C8-143 Bert Yancey (J8-75-143 Bob Zender 76-67-143 Homero Blancas 66-78-144 Ben Crenshaw 69-75-144 POat Fltzslmons 71-73-144 Jim Jamleson 73-71-144 RIk Massengalc 72-72-144 Tom McGlnnIs 71-73-144 Cesar Sanudo 69-75-144 Bridge Meet Is Under Way Miracle Strip bright tournament opened Friday at Barefoot Beach Inn. Overall winners in nonmasters were Mr. and Mrs. Van Pelt. Tied for second were Mr.and Mrs. H.J. Sisk, Jr., and Jack W. Kay and Eileen Brennan. Fourth were Mrs. CP. Parrish and Mrs. N. Honan. Tied for fifth were Mrs. J.C. Singer and Mrs. R.E. Hobbs, and Mrs. Sallie McArthur and Mrs. Virginia Williams. The Van Pelts won the Marguerite Fleming Bryant trophy. Overall masters winners: First, Spilman-Rainey; second, Sullivan-Darling; third, MacNeish-Wood; fourth, Grady-Curtis; fifth, White-Spinner-Polangin; sixth, Stapleton-Smith. Tournament directors are Paul Herndon,Atlanta,, and Gary Blaiss, St. Petersburg. The tournament goes through Sunday. The Tennes.see Vols wore forced inside by the rain as they completed final preparations for Duke, a team Coach Bill Battle says will be one of the biggest teams the Vols will face. Vandorbilt Coach Steve Sloan said he is concerned about halting the passing of University of T e n n e s s e e - C h a 11 a n 0 0 g a quarterback Mickey Brokas in Saturday's opener. The commodores walked through offensive and defensive alignments. Junior Steve Taylor was moved to a cornerback post with veteran Dick Conn a doubtful participant in Georgia's opener with Pittsburgh. Auburn coach Ralph Jordan said he was getting anxious to see his team in a game situation. "Several things we've been wondering about in practice over the past weeks will be answered Saturday," said Jordan. Mississippi State closed preparations for Northeast Louisiana with a 60-minute review in shorts. At Ole Miss., the emphasis was on the speciali-ty teams in final preparations for MissmiH Ken Dryden Quits Hockey MONTREAL (UPI) — Montreal Canadiens superstar goalie Ken Dryden, disgruntled over his reported $80,000 a year salary, announced Friday he was quitting to become a law intern at $134 a week. "The reason I'm not playing this year is because of my relationship with the Cana diens," Dryden said during a news conference. "I'm not satisfied with it." He said he never even got to "raw terms" in trying to negotiate a higher salary from the National Hockey League Canadiens. Distaffers Tie LEAWOOD, Kan. (UPI) Gerda Boykin and Mary Horner sthot 2-under-par 70s Friday to share the first round lead in the $25,000 LPGA Southgate Open. Bunched together in second place with 71 were Sandra Palmer, Sandra Haynie, Shelley Hamlin and Sharron Moran. Defending champion Kathy Whitworth was tied for third with Sally Little at par 72. Joyce Ann Jackson, playing for Panama City Beach's Colony Club, posted a 40-37-77. America Ckies Public (On the cable) A SPECTACULAR EVENT .Democratic Ndtional IMethon I. On Your Local NBC Station 7:00 P .M. to 2:00 A.iyi.EDST 6:00 RM. to 1:00 A.IVI.CDST Saturday, September 15th Brought to you by the Democratic Party for all Americans Join top stars for top entertainment led by Barbra Streisand • AndyWiliiams Steve Allen • Paul Anka • Rosey Grier Carl Reiner • Nancy Wilson and many others Your contribution helps the Democratic Party in Florida. After expenses, half of all money raised in Florida STAYS IN FLORIDA STRENGTHEN DEMOCRACY BY PARTICIPATING IN DEMOCRACY Call: 1 (305) 674-1000 and pledge your dollars (Tax deductible In accordance with I.R.S. laws on political contributions) You can charge your contribution to your BankAmericard. American Express or Master Charge. r 'imihrby rn <MOCRAUC Ul.i'JIION COMmiiK Races Tonight Tribe To Tackle Wake Forrest At Lynn Haven Stock car racing will bo hold at Lynn Haven's Gulf Coast Speedway tonight, with time trials starting at 7:30 p.m. and the first race about a half hour later. A large fufid of drivers will compete. Sneads Beats Hornets, 24-20 SNEADS - Sneads High opened its football season with a 24-20 victory over Cottondale in a free .scoring game here. TALLAHASSEI'>-A pair of pass-orlonted football teams kick off the season in Winston-Salem, N.C., Saturday night when Wake P'orest plays host to [""lorida State in Groves Stadium before an estimated crowd of 20,(X)0. The Deacons, 2-9 last season, have a new slogan; "New Coach, New Ix)ok." The new look certainly will include plenty of pas.ses since new coach Chuck Mills comes to Wake Forest from Utah State where his 1972 club finished fifth in the nation in total offense and his quarterback ranked second in passing. On the other i.sde of the coin, Florida State is certainly no stranger to the pa.s.sing game and this reputation should carry over this sea.son. Senior Fillly Midget Loop Games Today Peewee and midget football games are slated today at Pete F'dwards Field. The peewee games are: 1 p.m., Lynn Haven v s Millvillo-Springfield; 2:30, Callaway vs Beach. Midget games are: 4 p.m., Northside vs Callaway; 5:30, Hiland Park vs Cedar G'rove. Sexton, of Panama City, Fla., the tran.sfer from Alabama, has been impi'e.ssive during fall practice. Florida State is going into this season with what Coach Larry Jones calls "an inexperienced, but enthusiastic football team." "I really don't know what to expect out of our club, much less Wake Poorest. We have two players (end Steve Brntton and tackle James Malkiewicz) on defense who started last season. But I've been pleased with the progress during fall practice. We'll be young but eager." If fullback Mike Davison recovers from a pulled thigh muscle, the Seminoles will have five offensive starters retui'ning from 1972. They include wide receiver ,Ioe Goldsmith, tackle Don Sparkmaii, guard Boh Jones, tailback J lodges Mitchell and Davison. Registration For Dog Show First registration for the Bay County Fair dog show will be held today from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Fair Grounds. All young people 18 and under are eligible to enter their dogs. There is no entry charge. The three categories are the fun division, junior showmanship and confirmation. Gjumt CitU OPEN MON. - SAT. 10 P.M. - 10 P.M. SUNDAY 1 P.M. - 6 P.M. 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