Page ,10 Freeport (III.) Journal-Standard, Friday, July 18, 1975 U.S. Women's Open Lead Held By Judy Rankin • i • . . ••''•. •* • • '• •. • NORTHFIELD, N.J. (UPI) - JoAnne Garner will pay .a lot more attention to what her caddy tells her in the second'round of the U.S. Women's Open golf championship than she did in the first, that's for sure. "When I'm in doubt, I use my own judgment,", mrs. Garner said after a first-round 73 Thursday left her one stroke off Judy Rankin's lead. "And today, my own judgment was wrong." Mrs. Garner's 73, one over par, was a godd 'score on a day when two-thirds of the field couldn't break 80, but it wasn't good'enough for her because she figured she deserved better. She did. The '1971 champion and perhaps the strongest player on the women's tour, Mrs. Garner hit 16 greens in regulation. She drove the ball in the fairway on every par four and every par five hole. By her own count, she had 14 "legitimate" .birdie opportunities, Curl Leads At Pleasant Valley CLARINDA'S STAR lost her footlrig coining out of the starting gate for the third race at Thistledown Thursday and threw rider Larry Turner (top). Though Turner appeared to be caught amid the flying hooves of other horses (bottom), he emerged from the accident unhurt, as did his mount-UPI Photo. Major League Baseball Leaders By UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL National Mdlck, Mrgn, '• Parkr, Snglln, Watson, Simmons, Bowa, Cash, Joshu, Grvy, Ch Cn Pt Pt H St.L Phi Phil SF LA g. 80 84 78 77 85 85 64 90 71 92 League •ab r. 324 46 290 61 290 46 281 33 318 42 300,44 279 35 382 67 268 38 385 48 Leading h. 114 99 98 95 104 98 90 123 86 122 pet. .352 :341 .338 .338 .327' .327 .323 .322 .321 ' .317 Batters Crw, Lynn, Hrgrv, Mnsn, V.'shn, Mco c, Hisle, Yazsk, Mddx, Brett, American Mnn Bos Tx NY Ok KC Min Bs NY KC g 82 80 80 •• 85 84 88 62 86 55 87 League ab r. 308 55 288 60 282 50 322 47 332 51 339' 42 226 34 h. 114 98 96 105 104 105 '70 312 59796 218 36 352 48 67 106 pet. .370 .340 .340 .326 .313 .310 .310 .308 -.307 .301 Home Runs ' National League: Luzinski, Phil 25; Bench, -Gin 19; Stargell, Pitt 18; Schmidt, Phil and Parker, Pitt 17. American League: Bonds, NY 20; Jackson, Oak 19; Mayberry, KC and Burroughs, Tex 18; Lynn, Bos, Heh- drick, Clev, Horton, Det and Scott, Mil 16. Runs Batted In ' National League: Luzinski, Phil 80; Bench, Cin 73; Watson, Hou 62; Staub, NY 61; Morgan, Cin 60. American League: Lynn, Bos 71; Horton, Det 63; Rice, Bos 61; May, Bait 60; Scott, Mil 58. Stolen Bases. National League: Morgan, Cin 40; Cedeno, Hou and Brock, St.L 36; Lopes, LA 33; Mangual, Mtl 20. American League: Rivers, Cal47; Washington, Oak 32; Otis, KC 30; Remy, Gal 26; LeFlore, Det 25. • Pitching National League: Seaver, <NY 13-5; Siitton, LA 13-8; Messersmith, LA 12-7; Jones, SD 11-6; Billingham, Cin 10-4; Reuss, Pitt and McGlothen, St.L 10-6; Matlack, NY 10-7; Morton, Atl 10-9. American League: Palmer, Bait and Kaat, Chi 13-6; Tiant, Bos 13-8; Blue and Holtzman, Oak 12-7; Hunter, NY 12-8. Colonels Sign Conner LOUISVILLE, Ky. (UPI) - The Kentucky Colonels of the American Basketball Association Thursday night announced the signing of Jimmy Dan Conner after the Virginia Squires traded negotiation rights to the University of Kentucky standout. SUTTON, Mass! (UP?) - Rod Curl, using hooking fairway shots and arrow-straight putting, has taken the first round lead in the $200,000 Pleasant VaUey Classic golf tournament. The 5-foot-5 Curl, made six birdies and a bogey Thursday for a five-under par 66 and a single stroke lead over Miller Barber. Once the hooks neared the green, Curl used a wedge and a new-found putting touch to gain the lead. "I took a bad putter to the British Open, but when I came back here last week I found my game in the Milwaukee Open. And this was one of my better rounds of the year," said Curl, who is recovering from tendonitis. Barber, 44, was surprised to bo, so close, considering his poor health. The Texan was suffering from seafood poisoning, a sinus infection and allergies when he awoke Thursday. "I hit some balls before the round and felt bad, but decided to try it. I felt badly on the first tee and I felt weak coming in. I'm ' a little surprised I did as well as I did." Three healthy golfers - Lee Elder, Eddie Pearce and Chuck Courtney New Group Takes * Control Of Penguins PITTSBURGH (UPI) - The Pittsburgh Penguin franchise in the National Hockey League was transferred Officially Thursday to Pittsburgh Penguins, Inc., a group including Albert A, Savill, Columbus, Ohio, Wren A. Blair and,.0tto N. Frenzel III. tied for third with 68s heading into second round of 72-hole tournament. Eight other golfers, including -Ben Crenshaw and Art Wall Jr., were tied at 69. Another 19 players,,headed by Lee Trevino, Hale Irwin and Dave Stockton, were tied at 70 and 13 more shot even-par 7L . putts'of 15 feet or less. None of them dropped. ",I can't remember a round in which I didn't make any birdies," sWe said. "I was putting so well I just figured sooner or later they would have to start dropping, but they didn't." Mrs. Garner's caddy this week is Walter Weeks, who caddied for Carol Mann 10 years ago when this championship last was played here. 'Miss Mann won it that time. Thursday, Mrs. Garner made her only bogey against 17 pars when she three-putted the third green. "I read.my second putt to go left and it went right," -she said. "You really can't read that. It's local knowledge." At No. 9^ she had another makeable birdie putt. "My caddy told me it was a straight putt," Mrs. Garner said; "I looked at it and looked at it, and said it had to go Legion Tourney Opens Saturday At Krape Morrison, Mount Morris and Lena, respective preliminary district winners at Rock Falls, Mount Morris and Freeport, will clash at Krape Park over the weekend in the finals of the District 13 American Legion baseball tournament. The double-elimination tourney gets under way at 1 p.m. Saturday, with Morrison taking on Mount Morris. Lena will play game one's winner at 4 " p.m. and game one's loser at 7. .In Sunday's play, winners from games two and three will meet at 1 p.m. If a fifth game is necessary, it will be played at 4. The winner of the district tournament will move on to sectional tournament play at Dixoh, which is scheduled to begin July 26. Both Freeport area teams were eliminated in preliminary district action. The Elks Legion Orange team, after beating Savanna in its first game, dropped two straight to Mount'Morris in the Mount Morris preliminary meet, while the Cedarville Legion White team lost two tough ones in a three- game series with Lena in the preliminary meet at Krape Park last weekend. The Elks White team, which is coached by Dave Young and Kinv Jones, will be back in action Sunday, traveling to Rockford's Blackhawk Park for a 6 p.m. doubleheader against Guilford. The Elks Orange team, coached by Ron Hatfield and Ken Bohnsack, resumes action Thursday at Savanna. • Freeport Boys Baseball, Inc., a npn- profit corporation organized to handle the administrative and financial problems of Freeport's Pony, Colt and Legion .programs designed for boys aged 13 through 19, administers-Freeport's American Legion program. left. It didn!t." For the rest of the tournament, Mrs. Cariier saW, she'll pay more attention to what Walter tells her. She was tied at 73, one over par, with 18-year-old amateur Nancy Lopez, twice the national junior champion, and Judy Kimball, who won the LPGA Championship in 1962 but is winless the past four years. | Three more, players were another 'stroke back at 74- defending champion Sandra Haynie,, rookie pro Sandra Burns and Canadian Sandra Post, the, 1968 LPGA champion. Mrs. Rankin, who was been runner-up six times on the LPGA tour this year including three losses in playoffs, started horribly Thursday. She was four over par after five holes and, by her own admission, hoping only "to hang in there and shoot 75 or,16." There was 78'for leading money winner Sandra Palmer, and 81s for Donna Paponi Young and Susie Maxwell Berning, who between them have won this .title in five of the past seven years. And there Was an 84 for Miss Mann, who struggled in and then hustled off . immediately to her room, without comment oh her troubles. Corrigan Shoots 81 In Insurance Classic CHAMPAIGN-The University of Illinois' 6,300-yard tirange course was unrelenting to most of the 124 golfers in the first round of the Insurance Youth Golf Classic tournament here Thursday, including the nine-man Freeport delegation. Larry Emery of Carterville shot an even par 72 to open a one-shot lead over Phil Stringer of Rockford and Paul Moats of Mount Prospect. "Bob Corrigan, with an 81, had the Freeport delegation's best showing, followed by Mike Martin (84), Tom Short (87), Dave Hollis (88), Jon Jacobs (89) and Bryan Dunaway (94). After today's 18-hole round, playoffs will be held to decide the six spots in the Illinois delegation to the national Insurance Youth Classic scheduled for Colorado Springs Aug. 8-12. Pony League Stars Win Tourney Opener T> C\ P II IT 1 T T T7 TUTii. ~T : i * FREEPORT Bridge., SIIEINWllI D~ After forty years of playing bridge I am now ready to tell it to the world: Some opponents are pussycats, and others are dirty dogs. Just make sure you know one from the other if you want -to execute the right throw-in play. South dealer Both sides vulnerable NORTH 4 A54 V Q984 0 9763 * Q5 WEST EAST 4 732 4 QJ109 V 5 Q? 72 OAKJ1082 05 * KJ8 Jf. 1097643 SOUTH • 4 K86 ^•AKJ-1063 O Q4 4 A2 South West North East 1 V 2O 2 9 Pass 4 <y . AH Pass Opening lead -OK West led three rounds of diamonds to start with. South ruffed the third diamond, drew trumps with the ace and queen, and ruffed another diamond. South then cashed two high spades and led a third spade, hoping that the trick would be won by a pussycat. As it happened, East - that dirty dog - won the third spade. East returned a club, and South had to lose a club trick. Can Make Contract South can make the contract if, he knows which animal to catch. After ruffing the third round of diamonds, South must lead out his remaining five trumps, discarding a low spade from dummy on the last trump. As his last five cards West must save one diamond, two clubs, and therefore only two spades. Declarer thereupon cashes the king and ace of spades and gives up a diamond trick to West, discarding the losing spade from his hand. West must win the trick and lead away from the king of clubs no matter how pitifully he may mew. Declarer wins the last two tricks, making the contract. DAILY QUESTION , Partner opens with one diamond, and the next player passes. You hold: S- A 5 4; H- Q 9 8 4; D- 9 7 6 3; C- Q 5. What do you say? ANSWER: Bid one heart. Respond in a major suit rather than raise partner's minor suit. Los Angeles Times ROCHELLE-MikeLinebarger tossed a two-hitter and struck out 15 in pitching the Freeport Pony League all- stars to a 5-0 victory over Dixon's all- stars in the first round of the area Pony League tournament here Thursday night. .Rochelle, which downed Kishwaukee. 7-6 in Thursday night's second game, will be Freeport's opponent tonight at 8 in the semifinals of the double-elimination tourney. Dixon and Kishwaukee clash today at 5 p.m. in a losers bracket game, with the loser 'facing elimination. Texas league singles by Tom Knack and John Martin were all that stood between Linebarger and a no-hitter in Thursday night's game. 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