Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on May 22, 1973 · Page 19
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Galesburg, Illinois
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Tuesday, May 22, 1973
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Golesburg Register-Moil, Golesburg, 111. :Tuaa^y f Jjl ^2!2 ,.J9?3. If EAST MOLINE - Galesburg rallied with (our runs in the bottom ot the sixth to score a 4-3 victory over the Moline Maroons in first round play of the regional tournament here Monday afternoon. A 2-run triple by Rick Wilder capped the 4-run sixth and made the difference as Coach Bob Beal's Streaks advanced to the finals of the regional. The Streaks, who are now 17-2 for the season, will go against the winner of today's Princeville-Wyoming same, scheduled for 4:30. The Streaks will carry a 15-game winning streak into the games. Win 4-3 in Regioiial Porry Pranckey went the route for his fifth win against one defeat. Me allowed Just five hits while striking out 10, walking two and hitting one batter. Galeaburg was trailing by a 3-0 score going into the sixth and appeared to be headed for elimination in tournament play. "They quit worrying about bad calls, leaving men on bases and silly mistakes and started to do the things a ball club has to do to get the job done," Coach Beal said. Beat pointed out that the Streaks had the opportunities earlier but that strong pitching and clutch fielding kept them from denting tbej plate. In the sixth inning an infield errdr opined the door for the streaks. Mark Thiel walked to start the sixth and after Nelson filed out Jerry Blfxt walked to put runners at first and second. Sam Rescinito went out, but Pranckey was hit by a pitched ball to load them up. Kevin Jackson grounded to the shortstop who threw wild to second and two runs scored With Galesburg still trailing 3-2 lefthanded-swinging Rick Wilder tripled to the opposite field and drove in the tying and go-ahead runs. It was Wilder's second hit in the game. After three scoreless innings, Moline took the lead on a walk, sacrifice and single by Mark Mahieu. Pranckey walked another batter before the inning was out but didn't allow any more damage. Schedule Changed Today's Princeville-Wyoming game has been rained out and will be played Wednesday. Galesburg is now scheduled to play the winner on Thursday. In the top of the sixth, the first two Moline batters went out but then things began to happen again. Mahieu doubled and scored on a single by Fred Dye who went to second on the throw in. Dye scored on a single by Clyde Beaird and the Maroons were out in front by a 3-0 score. Galesburg missed golden opportunities to score in the third and fourth innings. Molln* ah r Miller 4 1 Van DeC'le 4 o Mnhlem Dye Beaird Roche Swanson Hosklns Eckert Porter Pauley Borgoss 0 Jackson 0 [Wilder 2 lOstrander 1 IVltall OaUabura ab f h l o Thiel Nelson Blixt Rescinito Franckey 24 4 Total 27 3 51 Total Score by innings: Moline . 000 102 0—3 Galesburg 000 004 x—4 lp h * arbbao Franckey (W 5-1) . 7 5 3 2 2 10 Eckert 4 1 3 3 3 4 Pauley (L) 2 1114 3 Kevin Jackson crosses home plate to score the winning run in Galesburg's 4-3 win over Moline in the East Moline Regional Monday. Jackson came home on a triple by Rick Cubs Lead LL's National League Race The Cubs defeated the Giants at 0. N. Custer Park Monday night to take the lead in the Little League's National League. The Yankees topped the White Sox. 7-5 in the first game of the evening. In the nightcap, the Cubs got their second win of the season against no losses with a 4-1 victory over the Giants. Tim Rednour was the winning pitcher for the Yankees in the first game, and Dave Tollev took the loss. Eric Benge, Mitch McMillin and Roger Ellison all had two base hits for the White Sox. The Cubs' Kevin Taylor was credited with the win in the second game. Randy Barstow got the defeat. Both teams got only two hits, but the Cubs turned their hits into four runs. Tom Southwell had both hits for the Giants. Tonight's action has the Braves going against the Pirates and the Indians meeting the Athletics. Scores Winning Run Wilder in the 4-run sixth inning. (Register-Mail photos by Dale Humphrey.) Play at First Jerry Blixt of Galesburg takes throw at first base during action against Moline in the Junior League res Meet East Moline Regional Monday afternoon. Umpii Cuba ab r Morgan 0 0 M. Holt 1 1 K. Taylor 2 Tr. miton 1 Henderson 2 Sibley 1 A. Holt 3 D. Taylor 2 Stanley 0 Giants ibr.h St. Shaver 10 0 T. Blu's'ne 2 0 Southwell 3 Barstow 2 Sc. Shaver 3 To. Ha'lton 0 1 Yard 1 0 Total 13 4 0 0 1 OlFischer 3 0 0|M. Bl's'ne 2 0 0 jJohnson 1 0 olWalker 1 0 0 JGoodman 10 0 0 lAndrews 10 0 21 Total 20 1 Yankaaa McVey 3 Phillips 3 Sandidge 3 T. Rednour 3 Rozmiarek 3 D. Plckrel 3 Bruner 3 T. Plckrel. 2 Coe 2 Pritchard J. Rednour 1 Total 27 7 6 Whiia ab LaFoUette 4 Benge McMillin Tolley Roberts'n Carlson Box r -h 1 l Townsend 1 Smith Ellison Perkins McQuillin Cordle Sauter Total 29 510 Let Us Cure Your Insurance Problems See or Coll Your Independent Agent TODAY HUFF INSURANCE 407 HILL ARCADE Galesburg - Ph. 342-3414 Galesburg's Junior Hardball League will hold a meeting of umpires Thursday night at the home of Ed Stevens, league president. The meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. at Steven's home, 360 S. Whitesboro St. Athlete of Month LOS ANGELES (UPI) Bobby Valentine, the California Angels' talented infielder-outfielder who fractured his right leg when he crashed head first into the centerfield fence at Anaheim Stadium Thursday night, was named Southern California's Athlete of the Month for April Friday. Valentine, whose leg will be in a cast for at least 2 Ms months, is expected to be lost for the remainder of the season. Run Doesn't Count Tony Nelson of Galesburg crosses the plate, but it doesn't count as a double play ball ends the inning. Nelson had doubled to start the fourth inning. Bob Prout Gets Contract With Raiders Knox College's Robert Prout, an outstanding defensive back for the SiWash during the past three years, has signed a contract with the Oakland Raiders of the American Conference of the National Football League, according to Knox head football coach Albert Reilly. Prout, at 6-2 and 190 pounds, combines the size and speed essential for NFL competition," according to a Raiders spokesman. The graduate of Chicago's Fenger Christian High School now hails from Downers Grove. In high school he was the leading scorer in the Red Division his senior year, playing split end. Reilly describes Prout as "a good tackier who we always assigned to the opponent's best receiver." While Prout had only seven career interceptions, he ran one back 97 yards and another 81 yards for Knox touchdowns. Prout was selected to the first team all-conference squad in the Midwest Conference the past two years. He was also a standout baseball performer for Knox, leading the team in home runs last year and tying for top spot this year. He hit .317 and displayed great range and an excellent arm as an outfielder, according to Knox coach Russell Swise. He also shared some of the pitching chores for the Siwash. Larry Lowery Qualifies In District Meet SPRINGFIELD — Larry Lowery, golf pro at Lake Bracken Country Club, tied for medalist honors in a district qualifying tournament for the U.S. Open on the Illini Country Club course here Monday. Lowery shot rounds of 78 and 69 for a total of 147 to tie for first place in the tournament with Jerry Gleen, who had 75 nd 72. Lowery will raw go to a sec- i nal qualifying tournament at ihicago June 4. There were 40 golfers in the l Id but only the top six finishers earned the right to advance to sectional competition. Robert Coe, an amateur from Galesburg, made first alternate in the tourney. Coe was seventh with a 151 total. Pitchers Swapped ST. LOUIS (UPI) - The St. Louis Cardinals Monday obtained left-handed pitcher Dan McGinn for then' Tulsa farm club in exchange for left- handed pitcher Wade Blasingame, who goes to the Chicago Cubs' Wichita farm club. Conference on Mound Galesburg baseball coach Bob Beal has a conference with pitcher Forry Franckey as other Silver Streaks huddle around the mound. The conference came about as Moline threatened to score in the East Moline Regional game Monday. The Streaks dame from behind for a 4-3 win. Chargers Split With Spoon River 2-0, 4-3 CANTON Coming off a second place finish in the Arrowhead Conference, Carl Sandburg split two games with Spoon River College here Monday. Sandburg couldn't come up with any runs in a 2-0 loss to Spoon River in the first game of Jim Isaacson termed "the best over-all performance all year" in the first game. Bess went the distance for the Chargers and allowed only three hits while striking out four batters and walking none. Robbie Johnson provided the the afternoon. In the second offensive power for the Charg- game, the Chargers came back 1 ers as he pounded out three hits to. win 4-3. The loss and win puts Sandburg's record at 12-7 for the season. The Chargers placed second in their conference Friday by splitting a doubleheader with league ^champion Highland. It was the best finish in baseball of the game. in three trips to the plate. Spoon River's two runs came in the bottom of the first inning with a triple and a fielding error resulting in the scores. However, Bess prevented any fur- inning, McNaught's base hit brought in the tying and winning runs. ; The Chargers had taken, the lead in the second inning as a sacrifice by Stan Tate brought hi Paul Miller. Ed Rockhold had scored in the fifth on °a" double by Lyle Smith before Mc- N aught knocked in Smith gand Tim Coley. w Five hits in the third inning had been turned into Spoon River's three runs. Smith was the winning pitcher ther' scoring' for the remainder 1 [JL^^SJf" h „ hdP n f tho « a mo ! from Gar y Woodson. Mitter^was K Club Trophies Awarded Kelly Cohoon of Dodge City, Kansas, walked off with four trophies, including the John W. Hilding prize for the senior with the most outstanding career in college, last night at the third annual K Club awards banquet at Knox College. A new award, the Dean Trevor Memorial Trophy, went to senior baseballer Jim Fennema. The award, sponsored by Phi Delta Theta fraternity, goes to the athlete who bast exemplifies the qualities of the lats Knox athletic director, including integrity and sportsmanship, among others. Freshman Steve Varick was i awarded the Cleave Bridgman Trophy as the outstanding performer in an individual sport. Varick led the swimming team in the freestyle sprint and butterfly events. Other honor awards were: Tom Dean Award (best performance in the Knox-Monmouth football game), Cohoon and Greg Divers; Arvid P. Zetterberg, Jr. Prize (freshman letter-winner with the highest scholastic average), Rick Nishimura; K Club Award (sophomore who is among the top three in scholastic average and best ex­ emplifies the qualities sought in Knox student-athletes), John Kncche; and the Hunter Trophy Cup (for the junior who has the highest scholastic average while lettering in two sports), Charles Grain. Track coach Bill Foss announced two awards voted by the squad. The most valuable trackman award went to sprinter-hurdler Dan Breed, while the most improved trackman prize was awarded to freshman Robert Sheehan. Breed. Charles Hoesch and Sev Falk-Pedersen were elected tricaptains for next year. Fennema was voted most valuable player by the baseball team. An outstanding pitcher who can also hit the Long ball, Fennema has been scouted by several major league teams. He was also this year's president of the K Club. Coach Russell Swise also announced that the team had voted James Spieth as captain of the 1974 baseball team. Elected K Club officers for the 1973-74 year were Spieth, president; Gary Wollitz, vice president; Greg Peden, secretary, and Bernard Hobson, treasurer. tor Sandburg in the conference's 3-year existence. Despite the loss, Dan Bess pitched what Sandburg coach John McNaught got a game- winning single in the second game of the day. With Sandburg trailing 3-2 in the fifth Stolarick Article Published In National Golf Magazine Joe Stolarick, golf pro at Bunker Links, Galesburg's municipal course, has written an article that appeared in the April edition of Professional Golfer, a national publication. Stolarick's article, entitled "Your First Obligation is to the Student, Not the Theory," stresses the point that there is no "best" style of golf. "If there was just one way to play the game, all professionals would use the same grip or swing and the same techniques," Stolarick says in his article. The article points out that each professional has had different experiences and his own "best" style evolves from these experiences. The article is not concerned with the style but rather methodology. "The methodology expressed here is one from the experiences I two for three at bat tor the Chargers. Sandburg hosts Spoon' River in a doubleheader Wednesday. Tt will be the final action of the season for the Chargers. (PlMl Gam*) . lLk , Carl Sandburg Spoon River ab r h| ab r h Wingo 4 0 1 lEdwards 3 11 Coley 2 0 0 ITaylor 3 > 0 0 Georges 3 0 0 ISuob .3-0 0 * IL -L u^u „ Smith 3 0 OlFillingham 2 1 1 of the writer as both a player van B'ker 3 o oisronee '2 00 and a teacher," Stolarick says. "The student and his needs must take precedent in all, teaching methods," the Bunker Links pro insisted. He says he deplores tendencies to fit the student into technical straitjackets. Announcement Expected BUFFALO, N.Y. (UPI) The Buffalo Braves of the National Basketball Association are expected to announce the signing Wednesday of their No. 1 draft choice, backcourt standout Ernie DiGregorio of Providence. DiGregorio, a 6-foot-l ballhan- dling whiz who led Providence to the NCAA semifinals and was the top scorer in the six- game U.S.-U.S.S.R. series, also was selected by the Kentucky Colonels of the ABA. Bess Spillers Johnson Jones Rockhold Woodson Total 3 0 OjWagner 2 0 0 3 0 0 ITwidwell' 2 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 25 0 4 Hinners ,201 Shepard 2 0 0 Total 21 2 3 Score by innings: Carl Sandburg 000 OQO 0—0 Spoon River —200 000, x—2 (Saeond Gams) , Carl Sandburg . Spoon Hlvar ab r h Coley 2 1 0 Johnson 2 0 1 Bess 4 0 1 McNaught 3 0 1 Wingo 10 0 Miller 3 1 2 Covert 10 0 Georges 10 0 Tate 2 0 1 Rockhold 3 1 1 Smith 3 1 1 ah r h Edwards . 3 0 0 Taylor - 4- 1 1 Suob -3 1 3 Fillingham 3 1 1 Sronce ';3 0 1 Wagner 3 0 1 TwidweU'' VO 1 Hinners , A 3, 0 1 Mistic 3 0 0 Total ,29,-3 9 Total 25 4 8| Score by innings: _ . Carl Sandburg 010 030 0^-4 Spoon River 003 OQO, ,0—3 Mild TOMORROW Time to Insulate WHITE'S PHONE ^42-0185 i 1973 VEGA 80 H.P. Aluminum Engine. Unitized Body. Double Paneled Doors. Wrap Around Fenders. Full Coll Suspensoh Disc Drum orakes. Window Washers. 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