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Moines, Iowa, Monday Morning, Aug. 25,1975 istcr ieadj - r SPORTS IANTS •(*«*••«««> f »&>»#•> *^mfr$:r'^^mmmm HURLS HO-HinER [Geiberger falters, Tallies to capture title by 3 shots FORT WORTH, TEX. (AP) - Al Geiberger had to fight off a letdown and a growing sense of panic to rally past Dave Stockton Sunday and win the Tournament Players golf championship. "It's a funny sensation," Geiberger said. "Leading all the way like I did, there's so much pressure on you. When I finally lost the lead, it was like the monkey was off my back. I felt a tremendous letdown. "There's been a lot of^bther tournaments when something like that would happen, and I'd panic. I wouldn't be as bad off as I thought I was, and I'd panic and do something foolish. "Fortunately, I was able to kind of pull myself together. I kept my head and just kept my mind on what I was doing." That was on the ninth hole. He'd just blown a four-stroke edge and Stockton had taken the lead for the first time. But Geiberger pulled^his^ game together and overhauled his scrambling friend with a one-under-par 69, winning bythree strokes with history's finest score here. 'Played Best Ever' "tt v s the best I've ever played," said Geiberger, who had won seven previous tournaments in a 16-year pro career. "I had every break possible, and I couldn't handle him," Stockton said. "Alan made no mistakes.- white..I was-making-some. Very few people could have done as well under the pressure as Alan did. "I just can't believe he played four rounds that well. I just can't believe it." Geiberger's round, which featured five birdies and four bogeys —gave him a 270 total, 10 under par and a record on the 7,190-yard Colonial Country Club course. Break* Heafner Mark His total broke the 72-hole mark of 272 set by Clayton Heafner in the 1948 Colonial National Invitation tourney when the course played much easier. Stockton couldn't match Geiberger's fast finish, ending at 69-273. Green Finishes 3rd Hubert Green,. second Jn last week's Hartford Open, was the only other golfer under par for the tournament, finishing at 69—275. Tying for fourth at 281, 11 strokes back, were Mason Rudolph (70), Bob Dickson (73) and Bob Murphy (68).' Jack Nicklaus finished 1 with a 75-286 in this $250,000 event, a "designated" tournament in which all leading players are required to compete. South African Gary Player, Lee Trevino and Tom Weiskopf all had finishing 73s. Player closed his American season with a 288, Weiskpof, had a 289 and Trevino 293. Stockton Closes Geiberger, 37, JwlwL won the Tournament of Champions earlier this year, had a three- stroke lead when .the day's play started and built the margin to four with birdies on two of his first three holes. But he bogeyed three of four starting on the fifth hole and Stockton closed the gap, tying on No. 8 and taking the lead with a birdie on the ninth: '— Geiberger, playing one hole GOLF Please turn to Page Three T l! BROCK STEALS, BOOTH BASt CARDS WIN St.-Louis grains tie for 2nd place, 6-2 ST.,LOUIS, MO. (AP) - Lou Brock stole the 800th base of his, career and Willie Davis mbled to ignite a three-run first-inning rally Sunday, helping St. Louis roll to a 6-2 victory over Atlanta. The triumph, coupled with San Diego's sweep of Philadelphia, lifted the Cardinals into a tie with the Phillies for second place in the National League Eastern Division—three games behind Pittsburgh. Prior to Davis' double, Brock opened the game with a hit off Carl Morton (15-14). He sped to second on the next pitch for the theft which left him 92 steals behind, Ty Cobb, baseball's all- time leader. The 36-year-old outfielder stole a record 118 bases last season. A groundskeeper presented the base to Brock. Davis followed with a one-out double and Brock scored as Ted Simmons grounded to shortstop and Davis, who was caught in a rundown while at tempting to advance, eluded th CARDS Please turn to Page Two WIMPHOTO (AP) Brock reaches milestone St. Louis' Lou Brock slides safely into second base for his 800th career stolen base during Sunday's game with Atlanta at St. Louis. Stolen base, which came in first inning was forty-seventh of season and brought Brock within 92 of tying Ty Cobb's all-time record. Shortstop Rob Belloir waits for throw from catcher Biff Pocoroba. Cardinals won, ft-2, to remain three games behind Pittsburgh, which beat Reds, 5-1, in National League Eastern Division. ATLANTA . .,. -abrhbl Garr If ~4iT6 Brock If 41 3 Silbraath 2b 4 0 0 o Melandw If 1 0 0 Evan* 3b ..40 11 ST LOUIS rock If ' "ind rid rhb Reltz 3b Tyson » l 0 ,'J 30 1006 FaJrTy oh 1000 Ljntr ss 000 RForJCh p ~ 1 0 Hraboiky a 0 0 0 0 ~ TOM a: £$$$£•-*** s o 6 cf rf mmns r. 4 l Smlth Ib 31 lzamora 2b 2 0 S 2 1 111 i 0. 1 0 00 200 000 -SI H 2 0 0 0 1 < 1 12221 7 2-3 « J 1 1 I 11-32000; (19). WP-R.ForKh Maquoketa's Henton zips to 'shoe title By JON BOWERMASTER Defending champion Glen (Red) Henton of Maquoketa Sunday captured his ninth Iowa State horseshoe pitching championship since 1961 at the Iowa Fairgrounds. Henton, ranked seventh nationally, breezed to an 11-6 record in the two-day event, posting a 73.8 ringer percentage. Art Hamtpon of Iowa City, a aii-time state champion, Stoney Jackson of Burlington, one of three men tied for the lead after the first day's competition, and Harold Darnold of Burlington finished with 8-3 records. Darnold won a 50-shoe playoff to take second, with Hampton and Jackson claiming third and fourth, respectively. Bill VanDegriff of FairfieJd finished fifth at 6-5. Earl Wiges of Exira, who earlier teamed with his son to win the Class A doubles competition and took second in the senior division, placed ninth. A record field of 97 entrants, comprising 15 classes, competed. THI RISULTS Ju7a"ht,T27'3. wVodv Underwood, Wintersel, Hartford, 3-2; 3. Jan REGISTER PHOTO BY DAVID M. LEWIS Henton on target . Hard aw, t, -.- oyartson, Garden Orov«, 3-2 Ctail aT-1. Jack Draper, D.M., et* Roe, Laconj, 4-1; 3. Lewis Muscatin., 4-1; tr, 4-1.- 3. Phil 4-1; 'J. Tarbox, Glen (Red) Heatoa of Maquoketa eyes ring during Sunday's Iowa State horseshoe pitching championship at State Fair. HentoB, who finished seventh in recent World tournament, successfully defended championship with 11-0 record and 73.8 per cent ringers. Peta .._. O 'ci«i F-l- Chester Ghent, Baxter, 5-0; 2. Maurice Clark, Osceola, 3-2; 3. Verne M cla r ij1»-f. nt Bob 3 i ? Proslon, Mount Vernon, 5-0.; 5. John Brown, D.M., 3-2; Russel CUli H-l. Mett'Marx, Cedar Rapids, 50; 2.T>amty Sease, D.M., 4-1; 3. Vince "cISS"'!^^^ 3 -5-0; 7, Joe' Acord, ' i..Dona"ld Kulbers, Fort Oodae, lcher, Osceola, 3-2; 3. Gene Cia'u'jVf. Leonard Draper, Raymond Weiael. ' *" r 'd Draper, D.M., 4-1; 2. Boone, 4-1; 3. Harold „ .. .. .. ... Williams, Boone, 5-0; 2. Harold Davidson, Boona, 3-2; 3. Roger Gritsch, Brooklyn, 3-2. C!«» L-l. Howard Zihlman, Brighton, 4 1; 2. Curtlss Marsh, What Cheer, 4-1. 3 | Bovd Klsllna, Stockport, 3-2. ! Clasl M-i. James Hacked. Council Bluffs, £-0; 2. John Krueqer, Oakland, 4-1. 3. John Glbler, Council Bluffs, 3-2. ' Clati H-l. Ernest Maas, Evansdaie. 5-0, ; 2. Bill McNace. Boone, 4-1; 3. Glenn I Rouse, W.p.M., 3-2. ; Cilia O-'. John Nieslaat, Osceou, i-0: v. i Robert Parker. DM., 4-1; 3. Larry Waddle, Ottumwa, 3-]. < FOOTBALL Weekend Speciail two to a room Include* Comp»lm«nttfy Cock- Ull» 5 to 7 Hi and • full buffet braaklMl tha following morning. Roosevelt Royol« Hotel 200 Firil AY. NE Ctdor kapdi. Iowa Ph 3I9-34U-4III AUDITIONS |;JOMLt«lsJOA.M. NMIS-UTHUYNKMT WAKONOA Craig single lifts Oaks in 10th, 4-3 American Association Standings EASTERN DIVISION W. L. Pet. G.B. Evansvlll* 73 55 .570 ... Indianapolis ... 67 61 .523 6 Omaha 63 65 .492 10 Iowa : 53 75 .414 20 WESTERN DIVISION W. (.. Pet. G.B. Denver 76 50 .603 ... Tulsa 67 59 .532 9 Wichita 62 66 .484 15 Oklahoma City . 49 79 .383 28 Sunday's Games Iowa 4, Omaha 3 (10 innings)Evansville 11, Indianapolis 10 (U Innings) Tulsa 5, Denver 4 (10 innings) Oklahoma City 6, Wichita 1 Tonight's Games 7:30 p.m. — Indianapolis at Iowa Evansville at Omaha Denver at Wichita Tulsa at Oklahoma City By A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT OMAHA, NEB. - Rocky Craig singled in the winning run in the tenth inning Sunday ight as Iowa defeated Omaha, 4-3, in the American Associ- tion. Craig, who was traded by Omaha to the Oaks earlier this eason, also had two other hits nd drove in another run. Loser Hal Baird (2-6) gave up double to Roe Skidmore to tart the tenth and was relieved y Norm Angelini, who gave p Craig's game-winning hit. Alfonso Sharp Winning pitcher Carlos Al- OAKS Please turn to Page Three Dolan wins fair IMCA race STRATEGIC DRIVING HOLDS OFF S ANGER ah r h bl 4000 OWA ima dh idiar Ph-dh 2 0 I ivarat »i SOI llbrna 2b a o ( ardnir ef 5230 OOOO 5121 3000 •llghr rf raw trez 3b arson p othml P prnklt R Ifonso p Totals «"TilTj 4 1 5 0 8« 000 0000 0000 OMAHA ab r h W »tfs^» artz Ib Jathan dh Jonet rf Buise If Perkins c Wlilms cf AW»r -•Utry w Baird p 4000 2100 3112 5110 4000 5000 5011 4010 30 o o 0 boo Totall U ) 4 3 E - Tavarai 2. Aulrv, Washington. 2B Skldmor«,.BuiM,_P.«rklns. 3B - ler, Perai. HR - Quirk (12). arson 71-3 3 3 othermel 1-3 1 0 prlnkle 1-3 0 0 fonso (W.3-4) 2 t 0 ufry 3 1-3 7 3 Z l aird (I..2-6) 5 2-3 S 1 1 1 ngelini 1 1001 HBP— by Alfonso (Williams). WP irson. T - 3:01. A -- l,»97. Pana. tBBSO 1 8 i! 0° 0° By ED MATTJX Roger Dolan, hounded steadily by Ed Sanger, won the International Motor Contest Association sanctioned late model stock car feature 'race Sunday at the Iowa State Fairgrounds. Dolan, of Lisbon, took the lead on lap nine of the 60-lap event and drove a strategic race in holding off Sanger of Waterloo before an estimated crowd of 4,500. Sanger. put his 1974 Camaro into second place on lap 17 and passed Dolan's 1974 Chevelle on lap 37, only to have the position change negated by a caution flag. Sanger believed he tipped his land in his aborted attempt to take the lead coming off the second turn. "When they canceled where I passed him with the yellow flag he knew where I'd try to pass," Sanger said. "After that, he drove higher in the turn." Sanger made one other attempt on the final lap to pass Dolan but that also failed. Tagged Tail "On the last lap, Collier (t h i r d-place finisher Ferris) tagged my tail and set the car off a little," Sanger explained. Dolan won $1,000 for capturing the IMCA race in his first attempt. The top three cars Battled the final 24 laps, but Dolan said he ran only fast enough to win. "I didn't want to burn the lires off in the corners," said Dolan, who finished second to Sanger in Saturday's program "I just had enough to hold him (Sanger) off." -Sanger was the fastes around the half-mile oval during time trials in : 26.61 seconds and won $650 for his runner-up finish. Collier collected $475 for third. Dan Dickey of Packwood was fourth, followed by Jim Hager of Liberty, Mo., Dave Chase of Council Bluffs and Stan Stover of Reinbeck. Joe Wallace of Payton, Colo., guided his 1969 Camaro to an easy victory in the 15-lap con solation race, Wallace was forced out of the RACES Please turn to Page Three One-game vet: Thomas in WFL flap HONOLULU, HAWAII (AP) — Duane Thomas' career in the World Football League is just one game and 17 yards long, b u t he's already back ii he center of controversy. But this time, he flap is not about Thomas' cele b r a I e d moodiness or DUANR THOMA* team has the h i s unpredictable behavior, >ut over which rights to him. Thomas had not even taken o the field for the Hawaiians Saturday night when the Phila- lelphia Bell declared it owned he rights to his services and would fight to keep him. Still dickering with the Hawaiians for a long-term con- ract, Thomas agreed to play laturday under a one-game agreement. He carried five THOMAS Please turn in Page Three The Baseball Scoreboard American League Standings EASTERN DIVISION W. L. Pet G.B. Boston 77 51 .60? ... Baltimore M 58 .543 7'/ 2 New York f>4 M .500 13 Cleveland 58 A7 .464 17V* Milwaukee .... 57 72 .442 20Vz Detroit 51 77 .398 26 WESTERN DIVISION W. t. Pet. G.B. Oakland 78 5] .605 ... Kansas City ... 69 57 .548 7'/z Chicago 63-65—..492-l«/z_ Texas 63 67 .485 15>/a Minnesota .... 60 M .465 IB California 60 71 .458 I 1 ) Sunday's Games California <3-4, New York 0-3 Boston 6, Chicago 1 Minnesota 3, Detroit 1 Kansas City 5, Cleveland 2 Milwaukee 7, Oakland 6 Tfxas 8, Baltimore 7 (N) Today's Pitchers N -- Chicago (Kaat 18-9) *t Cleveland (Eckersley 9-5) TV-N — Baltimore (Alexander 57) at Kansas City (Leonard 9-5) N — Minnesota (Decker 1-3) at Milwaukee (Slaton 11-14) N — Detroit (Ruhle 10-9) at Texas (Umbarger 5-5) Only games scheduled. National League Standings EASTERN DIVISION W. Pittsburgh ....72 St. Louis 69 Philadelphia ...69 New York ....66 Chicago 60 Montreal 55 L. 56 59 59 62 70 72 Pet. .563 .539 .539 .516 .462 .433 G.B. "a" 3 6 13 WESTERN DIVISION W. Cincinnati 84 Los Angeles ...68 San Franc|sco .63 San Diego ....60 Atlanta ..' 57 Houston 50 L. 44 61 66 69 73 82 Pet. .656 .527 .483 .465 .438 .379 G.B. 24>/2 28 36 Sunday's Games Pittsburgh 5, Cincinnati 1 Houston 8, Chicago 4 St. Louis 6, Atlanta 2 I San Diego 7-7, Philadelphia 2-6 (second game 12 innings) New York 9-0, San Francisco 5-6 Montreal 5, Los Angeles 3 (14 innings) Today's Pitchers Cincinnati (Norman 8-4) at Chicago (R. Reuschel 10-13) N — Atlanta (Thompson 0-4) at Pittsburgh (Rooker 9-9) N — Houston (Roberts 7-14) at St. Louis (McGlothen 13-9) N — New York (Webb 5-5) at San Diego (Strom 5-4) N — Philadelphia (Chrislenion (7-4) at Los Angeles (Messersmith 14-12) Only games scheduled FIRST GEM mm '73 SEASON Right-hander, 24, chokes Mets, 6-0 SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. (AP) - Call him Lucky Ed Halicki, if you like. That's th« way the San Francisco right- hander referred to himself Sunday after pitching the National League's first no-hitter in more than two years. "I've got to think a no-hitter has got to be luck," said Halicki, 24, after baffling the New York Mets, 6-0, in the second game of a doubleheader. "If it were a case of skill, guys like Tom Seaver, Bob Gibson, Sandy Koufax and'Nolan Ryan would have about 20 no-hitters." New York won the opener, 95, as former Giant Dave Kingman unloaded a single, double and grand-slam homer. The closest the Mets came to hit off Halicki was Rusty Staub's smash back through the box to start the fifth inning after the 6-foot 7-inch, 220- Jound New Jerseyan had breezed through the first 12 ratters. Deflected Ball Halicki said the ball deflected off the back of his leg as he fell off the mound toward the first base line. It caromed to the ight of second base, where Oerrel Thomas tried for a lack-hand pickup but couldn't handle it. The official scorer ruled it an error. "That's why I say there's a ot of luck involved in a no- hitter," said Halicki, who is in lis first full season in the ma- ors. "That ball was going up he middle for sure. It definite- y would have been a hit. But Ed Hallcld Nothing but Luck Ve often heard it said that official scorers like the first hit o be a really clean one." Staub wasn't about to deny lalicki his moment of glory. Good Stuff "you've got to give him all he credit," the Mets' clean-up litter said. "He had real good tuff and he was getting his peaking ball over. When he gets his breaking ball over he's eally effective because you've till got to look for his heat fastball)." "1 went mostly with fastballs nd sliders," said Halicki, who drew 122 pitches, only 35 of vhich were balls. 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