Arizona Republic from Phoenix, Arizona on April 5, 1969 · Page 92
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J 1 1 11 i aycee baseball tempo up * r r Sim IMego today All junior college baseball teams get back in the thick of the sfete race next week, with both Glendale Community and Mesa Community attempting to flag down high-flying Phoenix College. .Glendale, defending national juco baseball champ, was expected to be in the thick of the race while the talent-laded HbKams of Mesa were pegged as the team to beat. Neither has shown up to form in conference play, with the Pug Marich-coached PC squad leading the jpack with an 8-2 record. Glendale is third in the standings with a 6-4 mark while Mesa is fourth at 4-3-1. Yuma's Arizona Western is second at 5-3. PC swept a twin bill from Mesa and has split with both Western and the Gauchos. Glendale, which won the California Easter Tournament Thursday, owns a 19-4 record—all four setbacks in league play. In the California tourney/Glendale denterfielder Otis McCowan ripped pitchers almost at will, getting seven hits in 15 at bats while driving in four runs. The series upped the sophomore's batting average from .356 to .380, putting him in the team lead. His four RBIs hiked his total to 19, also leading the squad. Next week, Western and Mesa meet in a two-game series Monday and Tuesday, with Glendale and Mesa engaging in a two-game set Friday and Saturday. Phoenix entertains Eastern in a doubleheader Saturday while Cochise hosts Western in a league twin bill the same afternoon. Cochise and Eastern round out the six-team league in the standings with 3-6-1 and 1-9 records, respectively. threats in coast track meet A 1-2 Airzona finish is possible In the annual San Diego Invitational track meet this afternoon. Mesa Community again ranks as probably the most powerful Junior College contingent in the nation but Dick Fuenning's Glendale bunch is making great strides to stay close to their cross-town rivals. — Phoenix, Sat., April 5, The Arizona Republic JY.M. Aggies widen links lead LAS CRUCES, N.M. - New Mexico State increased its lead in the New Mexico State Invitational golf tournament yesterday to 22 strokes. The Aggies finished the second round of play with a team total of 566 compared to New Mexico's 588. The University of Arizona is Jamaicans run at Uof A OTIS McCOWAN Gets MVP Award Devil spikers meet San Jose SAN JOSE, Calif. - Th'ough host San Jose State figures to have too much overfill strength for injury- riddled Arizona State, several hot individual duels should spice their track meet here today. One of the best should be the 440-yard dash, which features San Jose's Lee Evans and Arizona State's Ron Freeman. Evans holds the world record in the open 400-meters arid Freeman has run the fastest 400-meter relay leg in hiStory. Jn the sprints, ASU offers Jerry Bright to challenge the Spartans' fleet stable of John Carlos, Ronnie Ray Smith and Sam Davis. the two-mile shapes up as anjpther close event. ASU's Jerry Jobski and Manuel Qifintinar have done 8:52.4 and 8:53.1 respectively this year and the Spartans' Ray Gomez has clocked 8:57.6. TUCSON — Two members of the Jamaican Olympic track team and now members of the Nebraska track team, will be the top performers in the quadrangular meet to be held in Arizona Stadium tonight. The meet will have teams from Nebraska, Iowa, California State at Long Beach and Arizona competing. Field events begin at 7:30 p.m. and running events at 8. The Olympians are Clifton Forbes, who will run the 100 and 220-yard dashes, and with the 440-yard and mile relay teams and Lennox Burgher in the triple jump. F"orbes has an all-time best of :45.7 in the 400 meter dash, and placed second in the 220 in the Big-8 meet last year and fifth in the 100 yard dash. Burgher is the NCAA champion in the triple jump with a best of 53-1V4. Arizona's best hopes are in the high jump with Lorenzo Allen and John Wedel, both with bests of 7-0; Roy Waddell in the javelin with a best of 235-3 and Tim Kearin in the shot with a best of the year at 56-5. On this date ONE YEAR AGO Seattle defeated Phoenix 3-J In overtime to take a one-up lead In their best-of-seven Western Hockey League semifinal series. FIVE YEARS AGO ASU's Joe Caldwell was named to a 12-man Olympic basketball team to compete In Tokyo. TEN YEARS AGO Art Wall won the Masters, golf crown by shooting birdies on five of the last six holes, for a 66 and final score of 2W. TWENTY YEARS AGO The National Boxing Association classed Joe Waleort, Ezzard Charles and Lee Savold In that order »s contenders for the heavyweight boxing title vacated by Jo* Louis. 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Aggie Ben Kern holds a nine-stroke lead in individual standings with a 133 total. Teammate Bruce McKenzie is seocnd at 142. Top UofA golfer is Drue Johnson, who is tied for eighth at 149. Doug Pool of Glendale Community College is in a four-way tie for llth at 152. The Gauchos rank ninth in team standings with a 615 score. Final round is set for today. Sports menu TODAY COLLEGE BASEBALL — Wisconsin at ASU (2) Tempe 1 p.m. Phoenix Munv 7:30 p.m. Iowa at UofA (2). NAU vs. LaVerne at Phoenix (10 a.m.) NAU vs. Colorado Mines at Phoenix (1 p.m.). COLLEGE TRACK — ASU at San Jose State; Long Beach State, Nebraska at UofA. Mesa, PC, Glendale Cc at San Diego Invitational. HORSE RACING — at Turf Paradise, first post 1:30 p.m. EXHIBITION BASEBALL — Phoenix vs. Tacoma at Casa Grande (1 p.m.) Oakland vs. Des Molnes, 1 p.m., Rendezvous Park. AUTO RACING — CRA sprint cars ? t Manzanita Speedway, qualifying at :30, trophy dash at 8:30. More than 40 junior college track squads are expected to compete. 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