The Wichita Eagle from Wichita, Kansas on October 14, 1979 · 89
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The Wichita Eagle from Wichita, Kansas · 89

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Sunday, October 14, 1979
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X Basketball Live Sports on the Air On the Inside Randy Brown 2G NBA 4G Prep Report 10G NFL Report 11G Outdoors 15G TMn ' TilivMw Noon — NFL FOOTBALL: Doubia haa dar FMtadMMa M St LauM MllawaS ky Atlanta M OMwiBChIL 1 am — WOULD SERIES: BMtknana at PHtoburab CD 10 - A peek at what's in store far state basketball - teams Page 13G 1 Ml — NFL FOOTBALL: Danvar ai Karaai CHy CH L S BJK — NFL F00TBALLL: Loa knaaMa aMlaa Ch IS 3 am — WORLD SERIES: BaHknare W FttUhurviL KFM f Ik WhMj 'KSagle iwBeocon Sunday Odobtr 141 979 10 PITTSBURGH (UPI) - With Manager Earl Weaver continuing to-show the wisdom of Solomon the Baltimore Orioles bench once again passed judgment on (he Pittsburgh Pirates Saturday in the World Series ! Sparked by a pair of two-run doubles by piijch hitters John Lowenstein and Terry Crowley the Orioles scored six runs in the eighth inning' to defeat the Pirates 86 and moved to within one victory of their first world championship since 1970 The victory gave the Orioles a commanding 3-1 lead in the bestof-seven series and gave them the opportunity of wrapping up their third World Series since 1966 at Three Rivers Stadium today Mike Flanagan the Orioles’ first-game winner will try to nail down die championship while Jim Rooker tries to keep the Pirates' slim hopes alive The game will begin at 3:90 pm and will be televised by ABC-TV-(Ch 10 in Wichita) BALTIMORE HAS the added satisfaction of knowing that only four teams in baseball histo ry have come back from a 3-1 defedt to win a World Series Trailing 6-3 entering the eighth the Orioles began their winning rally when Kiko Garcia and Ken Singleton opened the inning with singles off reliever Don Robinson who had taken over for reliever Grant Jackson After Eddie Murray hit into a forceout Doug DeCinces worked Robinson for a walk to load the bases and Tanner summoned his ace Kent Tekulve TEKULVE WHO appeared in 94 games for the Pirates and saved 31 had not allowed the Orioles a hit in his three previous Innings in the Series but this time he got outfoxed by the wily Weaver - Weaver sent up the left-handed-hitting Lowenstein one of his better pinch hitters to bat for right-handed-hitting Gary Roenicke and Lowenstein lashed a double to right field to score two runs Weaver went to his bench again and sent up left-handed-hitting Billy Smith to bat for Rich Dauer and Tekulve elected to walk Smith intentionally to load the bases bringing right-handed-hitting Dave Skaggs to the plate Weaver though had an ace up his sleeve and called on his best pinch hitter this season the left-handed-hitting Crowley to hit for Skaggs Crowley came through wi th a two-run double that put the Orioles ahead 7-6 “THIS IS REALLY the first time we were able to go after Tekulve with our guns loaded” said Weaver "I used Lee May early as a pinch hitter because we figured we would see Tekulve late and I wanted to save our left-handed hitters for then That's our best bet In Game 2 I unloaded in the seventh inning and it was too early” Crowley said he had told Lowenstein as early as the third inning that one at than or left-handed hitting Pat Kelly would win the game for tiie Orioles “I told John ‘I can see it right now It’s going to have to be one of us or Pat to win it for us' " said Crowley FOLLOWING CROWLEY'S double pitcher Tim Stoddard got the first hit of his major-league career when he singled to left to knock in Smith Al Bumbry got the final run home with a slow grounder to shortstop "Earl’s bran doing it all year for us” said outfielder Singleton who had three of Baltimore's 12 hits “He always seems to come up with the right move" ' Weaver though refused to take the bows for the victory “They say I'm so smart” said Weaver "They (the players) did it One thing I will take credit for is that I have taken them here but I have the best left-handed pinch hitters I have ever had Crowley is among the best 10 lifetime pinch hitters” E — Midlecti DP-Sattlmara L Pfttaburah L LOB — Banimara4PmaburMiMiB— Madladi GIVEN THE LEAD Stoddard stopped the Pirates and received credit for the victory with three innings of shutout relief A crowd of 50883 watched the Pirates get IS hits including three each by Willie Stargell and Tim Foil but once again the Bucs failed to cash in on several scoring opportunities (See ORIOLES SG Col 1) ON Garcia Sinalalow StaraML Porkar iMn NR — StaraaM (1) SB — DaCJnew S — Bitty IP H R EX SB SO BaRhaan D Martina! 11-3 S 4 4 t t Stawart IM 4 1(11 Stana 3 4 1 3 3 3 MaBjard(W) 3 3 1113 Bitty? BIG 7 3 1 1 T Jackaan 3-1 I I ( I I D Robl man 1-3 1 3 3 1 I Takuiva IL) 1 3-3 3 3 3 1 I T — 3:41 A — 1 5 When the sun came up so did the guns Duck Season Opens Staff Photo For Wichitans Story Telling Rivals Hunting By JIM REID ‘ Staff Writer If it's duck season odds are you’ll find Jack Douglass and Fred Bell sitting in a duck blind somewhere - Early season late season midseason it doesn't matter They’ll be there Jack and Fred have been naming together since they were pups They were buddies as kids went through high school together in Wichita back in the late-30s early-40s and fought overseas together in World War II They remain friends and are hunting buddies to this day SATURDAY MORNING was no different Duck season opened Jack and Fred were there side by side waiting for shootin' time watching for ducks and telling stories The stoies began at breakfast “I'm proud to say I still haven't lost my anticipation after all these years” announced Jack outlining a restless night of half-sleep One story sparked another on the dark drive ' out which brought to mind another saga which merged into another and "that reminds me of the time ole Fred was " The actual hunting almost takes a back seat to yam spinning Almost OH THEY’LL pause mid-story when a flight of ducks starts to show some interest in their decoy spread If they get some shooting during that pause that's fine that’s what they came for partly If they don't c’est la vie Either way the re-enactment of past years' i actions transactions and transgressions can be picked up again without losing much luster - And Fred and Jack don’t tell stories lacking in luster A small flight of ducks moved early Saturday While Fred and Jack both 55 and John Harrison 35 and I waited in the dark a rush of wings buzzed overhead Unseen ducks could be heard splashing into the shallow pond north of Mt Hope It wasn't too long after shooting time that ducks began to move again A SMALL silhouette single teal circled It passed within range a time or two nobody shot Nobody was overly anxious Then a flight of teal swung around the pond checking out our decoys and those of the two hunting parties in blinds across the way Just out of range no shots “I remember when I used to come up here not too far from where we are today with my dad” Jack began “I was only about 5 years old My sister and I had to sit and watch 'em duck hunt My mom used to go (hick huntin' with my dad “We'd sit in a hay stack about 200-300 yards from the pond and watch That was back in the days when they used calling ducks before it was outlawed They had a pen up by an old shack where they kept those little English calling ducks looked like small mallards (See WHEN 1SG Col 1) Smothers By RUSS CORBITT Staff Writer CARBONDALE 111 - It may have seemed like a short fall for a football team that already was winless in five games But Wichita State's Shockers hit rock bottom hoe Saturday afternoon in a 31-7 loss to Southern Illinois It was a homecoming battle billed as a "must-win" game for both teams winless in the Missouri Valley Conference race But apparently the Salukis now 63 overall were stronger believers in the pregame banter Oh the Salukis didn't play all that well fumbling away the football three times inside their own 45-yard line But then they didn't need to play all that well with the help the Shockers gave them Consider if you will the following facts The young WSU offense hopeful of turning the corner against what appeared to be a lesser opponent than previous ones made overtures more in the fashion of a U-turn Not only did they fail to capitalize on SIU fumbles on the Saluki 45 28 and 24 but they returned the favor twicefdd Seven times the Shockers fumbled Six times the Salukis recovered Four times they turned the miscues into points The Shocker defense stout-hearted most of the season though out-manned chose Saturday afternoon to suddenly surrender huge chunks of ground to a team that had had trouble moving the ball the first half of the season With Clarence Robison romping for 104 yards and Burnell Quinn for 97 the Salukis rolled up 302 yards rushing Tack on to that 63 passing yards 73 by junior Gerald Carr who came off the bench to probably capture the starting quarterback job from John Ceraak The Shockers who came through last week's battle with No 2-ranked Alabama relatively unscathed in the injury department were stung hard by the Salukis Defensive tackle Der- (See S ILLINOIS 5G Col 1) 31-7 a : ft & ft7 ? How They Scored I SECOND QUARTER 1 SIU X WSU ( — f :Nl PMioH 31 NaM (Ml Drlvt ) Narfad t SIU H-yard Mna MHoorina MmbMd WSU handoft Quinn 33 run bid wlnur I SIU IB WSU S-4:4S Cirri run (Patraff kick) 5 Drlva 4S yard hi 7 liaya aftar Craddock racw- ' warad Gwirt lumbN Bid plays Carr 17 run aut I: at packs! and WSU 13-yard panaity Mr lata Mt an i aidallna vouanquAKTix SIU 17 WSU ( — I4:S4 Houaa 43 paaa front Carr ? IMalla kick) Drlva 43 yard! In ana May at Mr WMtiama' 41 punt tram Ma awn 1 Houaa nad M stop coma back a ana In front ot datandar Wilson 2 M maka catch on Byard-llna t SIU 34 WSU ( - 11:33 RaMaan 13 run (MMIa i kick) Drlva 37 yards in 4 Maya attar Raasrracav- ‘ - -— a m - - — — c 1 — ma — -a 4 m noMon TUfimv on kiqiott munit x SIU 31 WSU S — 4:03 Quinn 3 run (MMM kick) ? Drlva M yards In 4 alaya attar BliMcfcl racauarad ' Qraan fumbM an WSU'a third May Waa Saiukia' ) third touchdown In laaa than fhra mlnuMa SIU 31 WSU 7 — 3:31 Maori 1 run (Williams - kick) Drlva M yards In 14 Mays BM palnars McJunkkis pastas MMM VOahnan and Grain If M Barandaa and 13 M CuhaMI — ft ft ft- Nebraska Clobbers Kansas By RICK PLUMLEE Staff Writer LINCOLN Neb — Kirby Criswell made 12 tackles for Kansas Saturday All 12 came in the first half Does that tell you anything? It should Nebraska's third-team running back Craig Johnson ran for 138 yards and two touchdowns — all in the second half What does that tell you? The answers later First the score Unbeaten Nebraska once again demolished KU this time by a 420 count in ‘the Big Eight Conference opener for both teams Back to the questions Criswell a senior outside linebacker was symbolic of the KU defense in the first half After shutting out the nation's No 1 offensive team in the first quarter the Jayhawks only bent a little in the second quarter (See NEBRASKA SG CoL 1) Payne Scores TD Iowa State Grinds Down KSU 7-3 ft ft — : How They Scored 1 SECOND QUARTER mRB QUARTER ISU 7 KSU S — 14:14 Payna S run FAT: OIL ISU 7 KSU 3— 13:44 SMckkia 3B FG Scaro M Midi kick Scan hi up adian K-StaMf Brawn up whan Payna fumbtod pltctiaut M Mwp StaM fumMad M Maw SUM an KSU IByard Hna Bia 34-yard Mna Racavary mada by Hnbacfcar RamM ptay IByard tint down paaa M LaafMad M K- WHaan StaM iGyard Hna - - - — ' ft ft ft By MAL ELLIOTT Staff Writer MANHATTAN Kan - A quarterback reclaimed from the reject pile and a former fourth-string tailback combined to lift Iowa State to a 74 victory here Saturday and deepen the gloom surrounding the Kansas State football program Mike Payne a double transfer who didn’t know he was starting until game time scored the game's only touchdown early in the second quarter on a 6-yard run on a pitchout from quartoback Walter Grant a former starter who played an outstanding game in the dutch Payne is a junior from Gary Ind who spent one year at Long Beach State one year at Long Beach Com- munity Collage and four weeks on Iowa State's fourth string before inju- ries struck the squad He is a 195- pounder with 44 speed in the 45-yard dash THE VICTORY BROKE a three-game losing streak for Iowa State now 24 under new coach Donnie Duncan The loss dropped Kansas State's record to 24 More significantly the game marked the low point of the season for the K-State offense The K4tate coaching staff may have had a good game (dan early Whether the plan was good or bad it was fumbled away K-Statc coach Jim Dickey entered the game intending to pick a quarterback on performance His choice was made somewhat easier by Iowa State whose defense dislocated the shoulder of starter Sheldon Paris in the second half THE CLOSEST K-STATE got to the Iowa State goal line was the 14-yard line But the Cats had to settle for a 33-yard field goal the third straight by Butch Stocking who now has hit 4 of 5 for the season While Stocking added to his streak Iowa State’s Mexican kicker Alex Giffords saw his go down the drain He entered the game with a perfect record of 4 for 4 but missed three attempts although his conversion boot left him with a perfect 9 for 9 on points after touchdown “We look totally inept" said Dickey in summing up his feelings "It's hard to play when you don't block It's particularly frustrating when you can't hand off We have a very poor offensive line Our backs fumble the ball We just let the opportunities get away WHO WILL BE the quarterback for K-State now? (See KANSAS STATE IG Col 4) Stanford Ties USC To End Win Streak LOS ANGELES (UPI) — Quarterback Turk Schonert fired two scoring passes and ran for a third touchdown all in the second half Saturday to earn Stanford a stunning 21-21 tie with top-ranked Southern California in a Pacific-10 game snapping the Trojans’ 13-game win streak Stanford’! Gordon Banks saved the tie when he blocked a 36-yard field attempt by USC as time ran out - Trailing 21-0 at halftime Schonert passed 19 yards to tailback Mike Dotterer to make it 21-7 with 9:23 left in the third quarter Hie Cardinals cut the USC lead to one touchdown 2:37 into the final period with Schonert’a 9-yard pass to Ken Margerum Stanford tied the score with 4:33 left in the game when Schonert scrambled 10 yards through the heart of the Trojans' defense Ken Naber whose 56yard field goal against UCLA last week gave Stanford a dramatic victory in the final six seconds kicked the extra point USCs Charles White ran for a career-high 221 yards in 32 carries including two touchdowns With the score tied 2141 with 2:49 left in the game Stanford's Rick Parker intercepted a Paul McDonald pass and returned it I yards to the USC 49 (See STANFORD 6G Col 1) J MmMm SO RJbJBJB ' ‘ — - I

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