Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on June 7, 1974 · Page 5
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Miami Optimistic in CWS OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - An Eastern team hasn't won the College World Series in 19 years, but Miami Coach Ron Fraser thinks the drought should end. "Wake Forest did it in 1955— and- that's a long time ago," noted Fraser. "I think the brand of baseball we play in our part of the country is as good as any." Fraser's team, along with Texas and Oklahoma, carries the top challenger rating as seven teams will be out to end Southern California's dominance of the classic. The 28th collegiate finals open Friday night with Miami, 48-9, matched against Harvard, 31-9, and Oklahoma, 42-6, going against surprising Northern Colorado, 31-11. But looming over the double-elimination tournament is the question: Can Southern California be denied a fifth straight title? Rod Dedeaux has guided Trojan teams to a series record eight titles—and five in the last six years, but many feel this is not one of his better clubs. Dedeaux doesn't agree. "We feel that we will be able to hold our own in this field," he said. "It's s strong one, but our club has come back from adversity all year." Twice during the District 8 playoffs, Southern California was within a loss of failing to qualify for the series, but bounced back. "This team has come back more than any team I've had," continued Dedeaux. "So we again believe that we can win." Southern California brings a 45-19 mark to the series—the school's worst in 22 years, but the Trojans always seem to be tougher in the series. "Don't let that record fool you," said Fraser, whose team was ranked No. 1 along with Texas in the final poll by Collegiate Baseball Times Herald, Carroll, la. £ Friday, June 7, 1974 D newspaper. "They are definitely a tournament team, they have proved that," said Fraser. "We know they will be tough." Southern Cal's first test is a big one—against Texas, 52-6, Saturday night. Seton Hall, 338. battles Southern Illinois, 4710, in the final first-round game Saturday. All of the entrants with the exception of Miami have been to the series before, and the Golden Hurricane's lack of series experience bothers Fraser. "We did well in our own tournaments back home." noted Fraser. "But this is a different story. We'll have to prove we can stand up under the pressure here." Big Eight Conference champion Oklahoma, pitching-rich Texas. Miami and Southern Cal appear to be the class of the field, but then there are J/wc, Oud! By Dennis O'Grady (Sports Editor) for crappie at Storm Lake in Buena Vista County, while Tuttle Lake in Emmet County reports that perch and bullheads are hitting. upstarts Northern Colorado and Soiit.hprn Illinois Northern Colorado shocked the college baseball world last weekend by sweeping then top-ranked Arizona in District 7 playoffs. Arizona finished 58-6. "Anything can happen in a short series," said'Northern Colorado Coach Tom Petroff. "I think we proved that against Arizona, so we are hopeful coming to Omaha." The Bears' bid rests mainly with a pair of freshman pitchers, Keith Bailey (10-1) and Rick Thoren (7-1), who hurled the victories over Arizona. Southern Illinois has twice finished second to Southern Cal—in 1968 and 1971—and will rely on depth and its running game. The Salukis set a school record for victories this season, and were a come-from-behind victor over Big Ten Conference champion Minnesota to gain the series. Independent Miami rolled Wind Hits Cards, 9-5 Hats Off Hats off to the Orioles of the Major League as they ended the Cardinals' 25-game winning streak over a three year span Wednesday. But give the Cardinals and their coaches a lot of credit. Dale Hanson and Harry Rotert have done a tremendous job with the Cardinals in the Carroll Little League program and knowing them personally, they will continue their top-notch effort. No records have been kept, but the Cardinals win streak will probably go into the record books as the longest around these parts. As the old saying goes, "all good things must come to an end sometime." Coaches Reminded Area slow pitch and fast pitch softball coaches are asked to call in their scores between 8 and 8:30 every morning except Sunday to the Daily Times Herald. The number is 792-3573 and coaches can call collect. While the reporting of scores has been good, it still could get better. • Calculators • Adding Machines • Typewriters Check With U$ Before You Buy STONE'S Hwy. 30 Downtown Carroll Sub-State Slow Pitch For the first time in several years, the Western Iowa A.S.A. Sub-state 16 Inch Slow Pitch Tournament will be held in Dedham. The past few years, the tournament has been handled very well at Templeton. First round play will start July 12th and the double-elimination meet will run through July 28th. Important: a notice of intention to join the tournament must be received by Tuesday, June 18, according to Bob Schreck. The pairings and rules will be drawn and discussed Friday, June 21, at 8:30 p.m. at the Dedham Legion Hall. Merlin Schrad, the District Commissioner, will conduct the meeting. Teams also are asked to send the $25 entry fee to Schreck at the time of intention to enter the tourney. Checks can be made payable to Dedham Slow Pitch. If any coaches have any more questions they can contact Schreck at 792-4397 during the day and 792-1199 at night or Robert Sporrer at 683-3428. For mailing, Schreck can be reached at First Federal Savings and Loan in Carroll. Fishing Report Bullheads, bluegills and crappies are the center of action this week, according to the Iowa Conservation Commission. Although recent rains have slowed fishing in many lakes and streams, the commission reports the Iowa Great Lakes area has excellent bullhead fishing. There is very good fishing How to find insurance agent. MID-1 Insurance Associates 214 West 4th St. (Thomas Plaza) Phone 792-4324 Carroll f vleptntml ] AGENT, us * And Ask for a Naturally, we do hav.e a tendency to recommend ourselves. But this tendency is understandable. After all, what other agency in this area offers the extra services we offer? Like having a staff of five knowledgeable underwriters. Each specializing in a certain insurance field. • Fred J. Dolezal • James J. Kratoska • Tom Dolezal • John Fortune • George Coffin THE HELPING HAND INSURANCE PEOPLE Maintaining to help you. Oh, a separate claims department yes . . . we also represent twelve insurance companies and we insure just about everything. Can't find a good insurance agent! Call us. We just happen to know a good one. By The Associated Press Weather-Fishing How the weather affects fishing has long been a topic of conversation for fishermen and there are many controversial aspects to the subject, says Bill Horine, outdoor writer'for the Associated Press. Fish have specific feeding periods that are generally connected to the gravitational pull of the sun and moon. But there are a number of things that affect feeding habits of fish. Sometime fishermen notice a slight rise in the water level on rivers and fishing is excellent. It is believed high water washes in more feed than usually floats down the river. Fish apparently are aware of this and go on a rampage of feeding. Although some anglers believe walleyes feed only at night because strong light tends to hurt their eyes, there are those who have had their best walleye fishing in the daytime and in rainy or stormy weather when fish weren't supposed to bite. Horine states. When fishing is slow anglers have to take avdantage of every known factor to be successful. When fishing on a lake shore, anglers should be on the side with the wind blowing toward them. Baits should be used that are natural for that time of year. A light chop on the water usually will give bait better action and look more attractive and natural to fish. Some good places to fish are the mouths of small streams or any location where food is apt to be washed into a lake. The best fishing during the summer is in the early morning or late evening hours. Fish tend to come out of J-he deep water to feed then. The San Francisco Giants won in a breeze Thursday. Literally. Aided by the well-known Candlestick Park wind, the Giants scored seven runs in the fourth inning and went on to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-5. "Candlestick is by far the toughest park to play outfield in the National League." said St. Louis center fielder Lis Melendez. He lost a fly ball in the wind during that wild fourth inning and it cost the Cardinals three runs. Frustrated over Gary Matthews' wind-blown double with the bases loaded, Melendez noted: "All you can go by is the sound of the ball hitting the bat. It sounded hard hit, so I started back. But the wind held it up and I ran as hard as I could but couldn't get to it." up a 26-game winning streak during mid-season and sports a .307 batting average led by first baseman Orlando Gaonzales, a .409 hitter who also has 57 stolen bases. Texas is making a record 17th series appearance, but the Longhorns haven't taken home a title since 1950 as Western and Big Ten Conference teams have dominated the series the last 15 years. Texas brings a veteran club to its third straight series, led by pitchers Jim Gideon (18-1), Rick Burley (12-0) and Richard Wortham (10-3). "The tournament appears to have an outstanding field," said Longhorn Coach Cliff Gustafson, "with the power well distributed. We feel that we have one of our better series teams." Oklahoma also brings a veteran team, deep in pitching. The Sooners won 15 straight in mid-season—including two over Southern Cal—and carry a team batting average of .336. Oklahoma has an outstanding mound staff headed by sophomores Mickey Lashley (8-1) and Bob Shirley (11-2). Southern Cal's leader is third baseman Rich Dauer, a first-round selection Wednesday by Baltimore in the major league draft. He is hitting .392 with 15 home runs and 87 runs batted in. A starting outfielder for the Trojans is Anthony (A.D.) Davis of football fame. He is a .269 hitter. Seton Hall's hopes rest on momentum and speed. The Pirates have won 17 of their last 19 games and have stolen 91' bases in 106 tries. Harvard is back for the fourth time in seven years, and the Crimson also was a late bloomer, winning 14 of its final 15 games. After the opening night doubleheader. there will be three games Saturday and Sunday, two each Monday and Tuesday with single games Wednesday and Thursday, if necessary. Just in Time for KC's Sports Glances LL Results Ken Nurse tossed a one-hitter and struck out eight as the Knights of Columbus downed Uptown, 4-1. Thursday night in a game called after five innings because of rain. The victory moved the KC's into sole possession of first-place in Senior League play with a 4-0 mark. Uptown fell to 3-1. John Mosher slammed a double for the only hit off Nurse. The Senior League game between Kiwanis and Legion was rained out and will be made up at 6:30 p.m. today on field six, weather permitting. In Minor League play. Sernetts moved into a first-place tie with the Protectors by whipping previously unbeaten Pipers, 12-0, as Tim Sapp blasted a three-run triple and Larry Hurd a run-scoring double for the winners. Fund Drive The 1974 Little League Fund Drive, sponsored by the Carroll Jaycees, will be Tuesday, June llth, according to Commissioner Bob Beeson. All proceeds will go to improving the Little'League equipment and uniforms, 'u "All aspects of tfie-prog^am will profit if we have a successful campaign," said Beeson. "The more money brought in the better the program will be this year and in future years," concluded the commissioner. Softball Meeting The Carroll Slow Pitch Softball League managers are —Staff Photo The Knights of Columbus first baseman Vince Otto takes throw just in time to get unidentified Uptown runner out at first base in Senior Little League game Thursday night. In the battle of unbeatens.-the KC's whipped Uptown, 4-1, in a game called after five innings because of rain. Looking on at right is Uptown coach George Volk Sr. Short Tees, Rinky Links Continue to Lead in Muny The Short Tees and the Rinky Links continue to hold down the top spots in the Men's Thursday Night Golf at the municipal Little League Standings Seniors W. L. KC's 4 0 Uptown 3 1 Kiwanis 1 2 Elks 2 3 Grouse 1 3 Legion 1 3 Majors W. L. 7 1 7 1 6 2 5 3 4 4 2 6 1 7 0 8 reminded of tonight's 8 p.m. meeting at the Iowa Public Service building in Carroll. Farmland Wins A three-run homer by Denny Jacoby and a two-run shot by Warren Maxwell sparked the Farmland Hammers to an easy 11-4 triumph over Main Tap Thursday night in slow pitch play. Bernard Feilmeier got the victory. Royals in Eight The Carroll Royals edged Mount Carmel. 8-6. in eight innings Thursday night as Doug Hannasch and Gary Lehrkamp had homers for the winners. Hannasch and Don Neppel also collected three hits apiece as Harry Rotert pitched the win. Gary Wittrock slammed a homer for the losers as Mike Pudenz suffered the defeat. Demons Triumph The Coon Rapids Demons whipped Arcadia, 8-1, at Arcadia, Thursday night as Danny Hart had a triple and a double for four RBIs for the winners. The winning hurler was Maurice Long, while Gen'e Huelshorst got the loss. Budmen Romp The Arcadia Budmen romped past the Dedham Diggers, 15-5, in five innings at Arcadia Thursday night. Phil Collison blasted two homers and Marvin Glass hit a grand slam for the Budmen as Leon Bierl hurled the victory. Dave Schultes had a two-run triple for the Diggers as Bob Schreck got the loss. Yanks Cards Braves Orioles Athletics Mets Dodgers Cubs Minors Sernetts Protectors Pipers Kanne Mobil Whales Hampsters Batmen Paige, Wandel Bankers Jaycees T-Ball Bears Pirates Elks Indians W. L. 4 0 4 0 3 2 2 2 2 1 0 League course. The Short Tees fired a 174 Thursday in the American League and now have a 1056 total, good for a 17-shot advantage on the Flag Blasters. The Rinky Links carded a 175, good for a 1083, and eight shots better than the second-place Carpet Baggers. The low team score in the American League was the Flag Blasters with a 172, while the Hi Drivers had a 166 for low in the National. Low scratch in the American League went to Bill Evans with a 35, while Jerry Till shot a 30 for low net. Wayne Halbur, Tom Farner and Larry Schenkelberg fired 38s for low scratch in the National League, while John Eischeid and Denny Lokken shared low net honors with 28s. The Standings: AMERICAN LEAGUE Short Tees 174-1056 Flag Blasters 172-1073 Low Putters 180-1090 Fire Balls 180-1104 Par Shooters ..; 180-1106 Chippers 181-1118 NATIONAL LEAGUE Rinky Links 175-1083 Carpet Baggers 174-1091 Caddie Cleaners 176-1105 Hi Drivers 166-1105 Divot Diggers 190-1108 Duffers 185-1141 0 4 W. 1 1 0 0 NOTICE During The Summer Months We Will Be Closed Saturday Afternoons LOEHR'S Jewelry Westgate Mall — Carroll NOW! DRIVE HOME A RED TAG BARGAIN AT YOUR FORD DEALERS. 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