Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on November 26, 1977 · Page 9
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Sports in Brief Garden C.ity Telepriim Saturday. Miivemb«T 2C>. \<)~7 By The Associated Press SOCCER TEHRAN, Iran — Forward Gafour Jehani scored in the 44th minute of play to give Trainer To Sue Race Group NEW YORK (AP) — Belmont race track trainer Jack B. Morgan said he would file a $125,000 suit today against the New York Racing Association and its acting president, James Heffernan. The suit, seeking $25,000 in compensatory damages and $100,000 punitive damages, alleges that "the NYRA willfully denied Morgan access lo the stable area although at the time it did this he was duly licensed by the (state) Racing and Wagering Board ..." "When the attorney general and the racing board lifted their bar against Morgan," Morgan's lawyers said, "the NYRA continued it, claiming il was a private organization." The NYRA, under court orders, has lifted its suspension of Morgan. Morgan's attorney said the trainer would go to the racetrack today to see whether Lebon, one of the horses involved in a switch and subsequent huge betting payoff — the other was Cinzano — was the same horse he saw win the race on Sept. 23, paying odds of 57-1. This action comes just a day after Ihe return to Belmont of Dr. Mark Gerard, the veterinarian accused in the horse switch scandal. Dr. Gerard is accused of switching the two Uruguayan thoroughbreds, the stakes- winning Cinzano for the look- alike Lebon, a lesser horse. Cinzano was a horse imported by Gerard and Lebon was owned by Morgan. When the horse supposed to be Lebon won, it reportedly resulted in a $78,000 belling payoff for the veterinarian. Gerard had reported that Cinzano, purchased from him by Joseph Taub and insured for $150,000, suffered a head injury at Gerard's Mut- . tontown, N.Y., farm and was deslroyed lasl June 12. The insurance money, he said, was paid lo Taub. Evans' 31 Keys Cats In Opener MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — A late-game barage by a veteran and a newcomer pulled Kansas State from the reaches of defeat in the season-opener as the defending Big Eight champions downed Northern Illinois, 7674. The veteran Mike Evans erupted for 23 second-half points and a freshman from Brooklyn, Rolando Blackman, added 11 more to carry the Wildcats through the nip-and- tuck second half. Together, the pair scored all but two of the team's 36 second-half points. For Evans, the high-scoring senior guard, the game total of 31 points was to be expected. But for Blackman, who came off the bench for another Brooklyn native, Curtis Redding, who slipped into foul trouble, it was a pleasant shock. "I was very happy with my performance," said the 6-foot- 6 forward who managed 15 tolal points and eight rebounds. "It gave me a lot of confidence. I know I can perform when the game is on the line, when we're under pressure." While Blackman's play pleased Coach Jack Hartman, the Huskies shooting performance against the Wildcat zone defense came as a shock. "With Northern Illinois shooting the way they were shooting, it was no surprise that it was the type of ballgame it was. If they keep shooting like they did tonight they are going to win a lot of basketball games." Huskies Coach John McDougal said it was the newcomers to his offense that surprised the 'Cats. "Last year we had no peripheral offense, and therefore a zone defense gave us trouble," McDougal said. "That is what we reckoned with when we did our recruitng last year." Iran a 1-0 victory over Australia thai gave Ihe Iranians their first-ever a berth in the Wprld Cup soccer finals. The victory gave Iran a total of 12 points lo lop the Asian Zone qualifying round and thus assured its berth in Ihe World Cup malches al Buenos Aires nexl June. GOLF TOKYO - ' Spain's Severiano Ballesleros shol a iwo-underpar 70 and grabbed a oneslroke lead in Ihe second round of a $250,000 golf tournamenl. The 20-year-old Ballesteros had four birdies and two bogeys on the 6,986-yard, par-72 Phoenix Country Club course and shot a 36-hole 138, six-under-par. MELBOURNE, Auslralia American John Bender fired a one-under-par 71 for a 138 and a share of second place, a stroke behind Australian Bob Shearer, after Iwo rounds of the $165,000 Champion of Champions Golf Tournamenl. BOXING NEW YORK — A scheduled 10-round fighl between light heavyweight conlenders Mike Rossman of Turnersville, N.J. and Alvaro Lopez of Slockton, Calif., was canceled because of an injury lo Rossman. TENNIS MELBOURNE, Australia — Australian tennis slar Evonne Goolagong overcame fellow countrywoman Dianne Fromhollz 3-6, 6-1, 6-3 in Ihe quarter-finals of a $75,000 women's lennis tournament. II was Ihe first time Ihe Australian star has been seriously lesled since her relurn to international competition afler the birlh of her daughter. TOKYO — Romania's Ilie Naslase defeated Cliff Drysdale of Soulh Africa 6-4, 6-4 in the semifinals of the $125,000 Gunze World Tennis tournament. Naslase will play Ihe winner of Saturday's semifinal between Australians John Newcombe and Ken Rosewall. Milwaukee Overcomes Huge Deficit By The Associated Press It was, in a word, incredible. The Milwaukee Bucks, playing on the road, overcame a 29-poinl deficit with just 8:43 left lo play, limited Atlanta to jusl 11 points in the fourth quarter and beat the Hawks 117-115 Friday night. Rookie Marques Johnson sank two free throws with one second left for the winning points in the National Basketball Association game. "To say we collapsed is an understatement," a stunned Hawks Coach Hubie Brown said. Milwaukee scored 17 points in a row in one stretch of the fourth quarter and finally tied the game on a jumper by Lloyd Walton with 27 seconds remaining before Johnson hil his game-winning free throws. Reserve Junior Bridgeman led the Bucks with 24 points. Elsewhere in the NBA Friday night, the Boston Celtics edged the New York Knicks 121-119 in overtime, the Philadelphia 76ers trimmed (he Golden Stale Warriors 125119 in overtime, the Phoenix Suns beat the Indiana Pacers 118-110, the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the New Jersey Nets 129-117 and (he Chicago Bulls lopped the Seattle SuperSonics 106-89. Celtics 121, Knicks 119, OT New York overcame a 21- point deficit in the second half lo send the game into overtime, then came back from a six-point deficit in the extra period for a 119-119 lie before Jo Jo While hil two free throws with three seconds remaining to win it for Boston. Charlie Scolt topped Boston with 23 points but New York guard Earl Monroe came on as a reserve lo lead all scorers with 37. 76ers 125, Warriors 119, OT Golden Stale, which lost its third in a row, erased a 17- poinl deficit in the fourth quarter and sent its game at Philadelphia into overtime on Charles Dudley's layup with 35 seconds left thai made Ihe score 113-113. Bui Doug Collins' running jumper snapped a 119-119 tie during the exlra period, then Julius Erving clinched the victory with two free throws and a layup. George McGinnis of Phila- delphia led all scorers wilh 34 points. Suns 118, Pacers 110 Phoenix raised its record to 10-6 as Paul Weslphal and Alvan Adams scored 30 points apiece and Gar Heard added 35, offsetting 35 by Indiana's Adrian Dantley. Heard's basket with 7:47 to play put Ihe Suns ahead to stay at 97-96. Lakers 129, Nets 117 James Edwards scored 31 points and second-year man Tom Abernethy hil 10 of his first 12 shots and scored a career-high 24 for the Lakers, who handed New Jersey its 151 h loss in 17 games. The Nets I railed by just one point midway through the final period before Los Angeles pulled away. Kevin Porter scored 35 points for New Jersey and Bob Carringlon 28, both career highs. Bulls 106. Sonics 89 Art is Gilmore and Wilbur Holland combined for 35 points in the second half for Chicago, which pulled away from Ihe Sonics, now 5-15. Gilmore was Ihe game's leading scorer with 32 points, 17 in Ihe second half, and Holland had 22 for the game. ps«L;3 VSt&F •iSXSB*»< ORTSHIR ¥%$#<•;.. - •. , •: j.-vASSSiEN:- fuz ALE OUR BIGGEST SPORTSHIRT SALE OF THE YEAR SIX DIFFERENT STYLES 100'S OF SHIRTS TO PICK FROM! 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