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Estherville Daily News from Estherville, Iowa · Page 7

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In Last Weekend of Regular Season ESTHERVILLE DAILY NEWS, MON., DEC. 18, 1972 Page 7 Steelers Capture AFC's Central Division Pro Football Standings By THE Associated Press NFL Final Regular Season American Conference East W. L. T. Pet. Pts. OP 14 0 0 1.000 385 171 0 .500 367 324 0 .357 235 252 1 .321 257 377 0 .214 192 446 Central 3 0 .786 343 175 4 0 .714 268 249 6 0 .571 299 229 13 0 .071 164 319 West x-Oak. 10 3 1 .750 365 248 K. C. 8 6 0 .571 287 254 Denver 5 9 0 .357 325 350 S. Diego 4 9 1 .321 264 344 x-Miami NY Jets Bait. Buffalo N. Eng. x-Pitts. a-Cleve. Cine. Houston 7 7 5 9 4 9 3 11 11 10 W. x-Wash. 11 n-Dallas 10 NYGnts 8 St. Louis 4 Phila. 2 National Conference East L. T. Pet. Pts. 3 0 4 0 6 0 9 1 11 1 OP 786 336 218 ,714 319 240 571 331 247 321 193 303 .179 145 352 Central x-G. Bay 10 4 0 .714 304 226 Detroit 8 5 1 .607 339 290 Minn. 7 7 0 .500 301 252 Chicago 4 9 1 .321. 225 West x-S. F. 8 5 1 .607 353 249 Atlanta 7 7 0 .500 269 274 L. A. 6 7 1 .464 291 286 N. Orl. 2 11 1 .179 215 361 x— Won division title a-AFC Wild Card team In playoffs n— NFC Wild Card team in playoffs Saturday's Gam.'; M ! ami 16, Baltimore 0 San Francisco 20, Minnesota 17 Sunday's Games Cincinnati 61, Houston 17 Buffalo 24, Washington 17 Oakland 28, Chicago 21 Cleveland 26, New York Jets 10 Detroit 34, Los Angeles 17 Green Bay 30, New Orleans 20 Kansas City 17, Atlanta 14 Denver 45, New England 21 New York Giants 23, Dallas 3 St. Louis 24, Philadelphia 23 Pittsburgh 24, San Diego 2 Playoff Pairings Saturday, Dec. 23 American Conference Dallas at San Francisco Sunday, Dec. 24 National Conference Green Bay at Washington American Conference Cleveland at Miami By BERT ROSENTHAL Associated Press Sports Writer "It took a long time, but we finally did it," said Art Rooney, only owner the Pittsburgh Steelers have ever had. The Steelers finally have won their first National Football League title in the team's 40- year history. "It (the wait) was worth it," the white-haired, 71-year-old Rooney said Sunday after the Steelers captured the American Football Conference's Central Division title with a 24-2 victory over the San Diego Chargers. The triumph gave the Steel- Sheldon Sophomores Squeak by Midgets ers an 11-3 record, their best ever, and the home-field advantage in the playoffs, which begin next weekend. The Steelers will entertain Oakland's AFC West champions in the opening playoff game Saturday, at 1 P.M. EST. Three hours later, the San Francisco 49ers, champions of the National Football Conference West, will be host to the defending Super Bowl champion Dallas Cowboys, the NFC's wild-card qualifier. The opening round of the playoffs will be completed next Sunday, with Green Bay, winner in the NFC Central, at Washington, champion of the NFC East, starting at noon EST, and Cleveland, the AFC's wild-card entry> at Miami, the AFC East winner, beginning at 3 P.M. EST. In other regular-season f nal- es Sunday, Cleveland downed the New York Jets 26-10, the New York Giants thrashed Dallas 23-3, Buffalo surprised Washington 24-17, Green Bay upended New Orleans 30-20, Oakland topped Chicago 28-21, Detroit beat Los Angeles 34-17, Kansas City edged Atlanta 1714, Cincinnati overwhelmed Houston 61-17, Denver battered New England 45-21, and St. Louis nipped Philadelphia 24-23. On Saturday, Miami completed a perfect season, blanking Baltimore 16-0, and San Francisco nipped Minnesota 2017. Franco Harris and John Fuqua scored for the Steelers on two-yard runs, and Terry Bradshaw passed 17 yards to Ron Shanklin for another touchdown. Cleveland's Mike Phipps hurled two touchdown passes, both to Frank Pitts, including a tie-breaking 80-yarder, in the Browns' victory over the Jets. Kansas City's Len Dawson flipped scoring strikes of 15 yards to Otis Taylor and seven yards to Ed Podolak in the Chiefs* triumph over Atlanta. Asian Variety Answer to Previous Punic EE BOXSCORE ESTHER VILLE NAME FG FT F Pts. Summa 6 4-2 3 16 Birklahd 1 0-0 3 2 Day 1 0-0 4 2 Kennedy 4 2-0 1 10 Hempstead 2 2-0 2 6 TOTALS 14 8-2 13 36 SHELDON Nash 5 7-1 3 17 Cutsinger 2 1-1 5 5 Her brink 0 4-0 1 4 Van Gorp 2 0-0 0 4 Meyer 3 0-0 1 6 Pape 1 0-2 0 2 TOTALS 13 12-4 10 38 Majors to Pitt Says Memphis Paper The Commercial Appeal reported in its Monday edition that the former Tennessee star would leave Iowa State for the Pittsburgh post. Majors reportedly declined comment on the report Sunday night, and could not be reached for comment early Monday. A school spokesman said he knew nothing of any decision by Majors to change jobs. Majors, 37, has been the Cyclone coach since replacing Clay Stapleton in 1968. He was named Big Eight Conference Coach of the Year in 1971. Pittsburgh is one of four He was CHRISTMAS 1969 MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) _ Iowa State football Coach Johnny Majors has accepted the head coaching job at the University of Pittsburgh, a Memphis newspaper reports. Lincoln Central Drops Twinbill Lincoln Central dropped a twin- bill to Woden-Crystal Friday night with the Tigers taking the boys' contest 57-44 and the Tigerettes dumping the Hawk­ ettes. 9 5-50. In the boys' contest, Woden- coaching positions Majors re- Crystal jumped to a 14-7 lead portedly has been considered at the end of the first quarter, f or this season, pulled away 30-21 at halftime and then breezed to a 45-27 lead at the end of the third quarter. The Pirates were led by Dick Sunde's 14 points and 12 rebounds. Boyd Kessler, Joe Klingbeil and Greg Datlman each collected eight points for the losers. Kent Kluver and John Sholweter each ripped the nets for 18points for Woden-Crystal while Jim Har- ringston poured in '11 points. Lincoln Central is now 0-6 overall and 0-4 in State Line action. In girls' action, the Tigerettes jumped to a 20-12 lead at the end of the first quarter. Woden-Crystal blew the game wide open in the second quarter with a 5025 advantage and coasted to a 73-42 lead at the end of the third quarter. Lori Thiel paced the Hawkettes with 15 points apiece. Kay Anderson poured in 10 to round out girls who scored in double figures for Lincoln Central. Paula Kirschbaum led Woden- Crystal with her 42 points. Julie Gerdes collected 27 and Marna Helland finished the night with 16. Lincoln Central shot a meager 30 per cent from the field— hitting 20 of 67. Woden-Crystal shot a blazing 60 per cent connecting on 43 of 71 from the field. The Hawkettes are now 4-4 overall and 3-1 in State Line action. Armstrong Posts State Line Win Armstrong squeaked by Thompson 44-43 in a State Line game Friday night at Thompson. The Tigers jumped to a 10-2 lead at the end of the first quarter and stretched it to 26-18 at the end of the half. The Tigers rolled to a 40-25 advantage at the end of the third quarter and coasted to its second State Line win of the season. Paul Stevens paced the Tigers with 13 points while Melvin McElwee poured in 12 and hauled in 12 rebounds to lead the victors. The Cubs were led by Tim Nelson's 16 points followed by Dan Ahnemann's 14. Armstrong is now 4-2 overall and 2-2 in State Line action. The Tigers next participate in the Ringsted Holiday Tournament Dec. 27 and 28 at Ringsted. Michigan State and Southern Methodist, which last week filled their vancies, and at Kentucky which is seeking a replacement for Johnny Ray. After last year's 8-4 season and a trip to the Sun Bowl, Ma jors figures in speculation for vacancies at Rice, Texas A and M, Georgia Tech and Baylor, but ended up signing a new five-year contract at Iowa State that extends through 1977. Majors admitted last week that he "had talked to a few people" about vacanices, but would not elaborate. Pittsburgh and Iowa State disclosed Dec. 11 that Pitt Athletic Director Casmir Myslinski had sought and was given permission by BU officials to talk to Majors. The Estherville yearlings dropped a close Lakes Conference basketball game to Sheldon Friday night as the Midget soph- mores were downed 38-36 by the Orab sophomores at Sheldon. The Midget yearlings were led by Dean Summa's 16 points. Summa poured in six field goals and sank four free throws. Tim Kennedy also hit in double figures by ripping the'nets for four field goals and two free throws for 10 points. Summa was also the leading ; rebounder for the Midgets by hauling in 12. The Sheldon yearlings jumped to a 11-6 lead at the end of the first half and then breezed to a 20-16 halftime lead. The Estherville sophs fought back to a two point deficit at 26-24 at the end of the third quarter but the Sheldon sophs held on to its two point lead. The Midgets sophs shot a meager 29 per cent from the field — hitting only 14-49 field goals. Sheldon made 13 of 37 attempts from the field for 35 per cent. The Orabs were led by Morry Nash's five field goals and seven free throws for 17 points. The Estherville yearlings are now 3-3 overall and 3-2 in Lakes Conference action. A disgruntled Coach Don Kramer said, "You just don't win ball games when you shoot 29 per cent. We didn't hustle and didn't capitalize on Sheldon's mistakes." Ringsted Posts State Line Win ACROSS 1 Large Asian country C Hirohito's country 44 River in Siberia 45 Sea eagle 46 Poetic genre 48 Land measure 51 Crude metal Milwaukee Brewer catchers were charged with only nine passed balls last season. Phil Roof and Jerry McNertney shared the catching. Ringsted swept a twinbill from Ledyard Friday night with the Danes thumping the Panthers 7857 in the boys' contest and the girls taking a 58-47 decision over the Pantherettes in State Line action at Ledyard. In the boys' contest, the Danes spoiled Ledyard's homecoming by taking a 17-7 advantage at the end of the firstquarter. Ringsted then jumped to a 37-24 lead at the end of the half. The Danes stretched it to 55-39 at the three- quarter mark and then coasted to their sixth straight victory. Ringsted recorded three players in double figures led by Kevin Hansen's 13 fg's for 34 points. Hansen, a 6'2" forward, wasalso the teams leading rebounder with 23. Bill Wikert finished the night with 19 and Steve Johnson collected 10. Joel Klocke led the Panthers with his 20 points. Scott Peterson collected 14 and Jim Nau- inan poured in 11. The Danes are now 6-0 overall and next travel to Graettinger Monday night for a battle' between two undefeated teams in a non-conference make-up game. In girls' action, the Danes held a two point lead at the end of the first quarter, 12-10, and blew the game wide open in the second quarter by taking a 3220 lead into the locker room at halftime. Ringsted owned a 4329 advantage at the end of the third quarter and breezed to their third State Line win of the early season. Mary Geesman led the Danes with her 26 points. Sister Janet collected 17 and Sue Johnson finished the night with 10 points in the forward court. Janeen Lund and Sally Miller collected eight and five rebounds respectively in the Ringsted guard court. Julie Ann Bush led the Panth­ erettes with her 26 points. Eileen Haag poured in 15. The Ringsted girls are now 6-1 overall and 3-1. in State Line play and next travel to Graettinger Monday night in a makeup game. 11 Hawk-headed 52 Be sick god of Egypt 55 War-troubled country 58 Light cavalry weapon 60 "Sweet" girl 01 Capital of North Vietnam 12 Brazilian tree 15 Violin maker 16 Group of desert travelers 17 Enclosure 18 Request 20 Italian seaport 62 Hinder 21 Sepia product 63 Golf clubs 22 Japanese sash 24 Three-banded armadillo 27 Redmen 31 Himalayan country 33 Enlarge 34 Siouan Indian 36 German MORE SPOR PAGE 10 IS article 37 Have a bite 39 Surfeited 41 Syria's neighbor DOWN 1 Fellow (coll.) 2 Abode 3 Modern Persia 4 Tree fruit 5 Thai or Burmese 6 rabbit 7 Constellation 8 Golf term i) Asian peninsula 10 "New" star 13 Prohibit 42 Insect 14 Black cuckoo 43 Negative 19 Snow runner correlative 21 Militant Irish 47 New , group (ab.) 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