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illo incs Krister ieaclr * —.-___. ^^ Des Moines, Iowa, Friday Morning, Aug. 29,1975 | ^ « J 1 s * <! Mix-up at Nebraska GRID TICKETS SHOW TWO GAMES ON SAME DAY SPORTS c«;vri, , ind TrlBun* Comnnv vri«M, i»«, DM Mttnn Riniftr TrlBun ***** WIREPHOTO (AP) JIM PBTTINOER We all know how far Nebraska's football program has come in recent years. There are capacity crowds for every home game in Lincoln. There are bowl games. There are national championships. But this is a new one. Now t li e C o rnhuskers seem willing to play both Iowa State and 0 k 1 a- homa on the same Saturday afternoon. Well, that's what the tick- fits say anyway. That's right, tickets issued by Nebraska for the Iowa State game — all 76,000 of them — have a Nov. 22 date on them. Trouble is, Nov. 22 is the day the Huskers are supposed to end their regular season at Oklahoma. The Iowa State game at Lincoln is Nov. 15. "I made-a-mistake T ^~Jim- Pittenger said tersely from Lincoln Thursday. PITTENGER IS Nebraska's assistant athletic director and ticket manager. He doesn't make mistakes often. In fact, he thinks this is the first time the wrong date has ever been printed on a Nebraska ticket in his years at the school. "It was a copy error," Pittenger explained. "The printer sent a proof of the tickets to our office, we proof-read it and sent it back. "No one noticed that the wrong date was on the Iowa REGISTER REPORT By Ron Maly State tickets until a girl in our office spotted it. There are no mistakes on tickets to any other home games. "We didn't print tickets to the Oklahoma game, of course, because it's in Norman." WEST STADIUM-lOtMt fa*™ Sfr. NOV. 22, 1W5 • WOMK NO »IW)NO - H016 »OU« OWN TICKtr tUsi Mi u>> T! ' 1> ]u»!;u-l mmm MEMORIAL STADIUM 2 Erroneous Ducat A Future Collector's Item? PITTENGER SAID it was impossible to try to correct the mistake after the error was detected. "Some of the tickets had already been mailed to fans," he explained. Dan Alford, Iowa State's ticket manager, said he wasn't even aware the wrong date was on the tickets. "Oh, God, we're not playing them on Nov. 22, are we?" was Alford's first reaction from Ames. Alford was perhaps fearful Iowa State had made a scheduling error, since Nov. 22 is when the Cyclones are supposed to be at Oklahoma State. "A mistake like that can happen," Alford said, "but I imagine Pittenger is a little embarrassed about it. "We did have it happen with tickets to a basketball game once, but only because the date of the game was changed later." YOU CAN SEE it happen now. Earle Bruce, the Iowa State coach, won't need to paste any newspaper stories on the locker-room wall to fire up his players the day the Cyclones play at Lincoln. He can merely paste up a ticket to the game (if he can find one) with this message attached: "Boys, the Nebraska players are in the locker room flipping a coin to see if they want to play you before or after Oklahoma this afternoon." Hang onto your ticket stubs, sports fans. Someday they may be collectors' items. No hex nor hate-Gullett just keeps beating Cards DON GULLETT -CINCINNATI, OHIO (AP) Don Guilett said he has no he> nor holds no hate for St. Louis He just enjoys winning. "I have no reason for my success against them. It's just one of those things," said the Cincinnati left-h a n d e r Thursday night after firing a f i v e-hitter to stop the Cards for the fourth straight time this season, 4-0. Gullett owns a 13-3 dominance over the Cardinals and has not allowed St. Louis a run in the last 14 innings. Idled nine weeks with a broken thumb, he has returned in stunning style, firing his first shutout since May 31. "As far as endurance, I'm pretty well there," said Gullett (11-3). "But my arm's not 100 per cent. I still have a little way to go." He got help from light-hitting Darrcli Chancy, who cracked a solo homer in the fifth for the only run the Reds needed. With the loss, the Cards fell 3'/ 2 games back of idle Pittsburgh in the National League Eastern Division. Chancy crashed his homer leading off. the fifth inning against Mike Garman (3-5). Garman had replaced starter Bob Forsch, who left after four , SB—Bench. .Forsch arman (L.3-5) rabosky j|len k ?W,ll-3) innings because of torn skin on . H -£T 2 7& A-' the middle finger of his pitching hand. Forsch Had checked the Reds on one hit, by Chancy, before leaving. Cincinnati erupted for three insurance runs in the seventh. Pete Rose beat out a two-out infield chopper and scored on Ken Griffey's triple. Griffey then came in on a wild pitch by Al Hrabosky. After walks to Joe Morgan and Tony Perez, Johnny Bench delivered a run-scoring single. Gullett's shutout lowered his earned-run average to 2.07, best on the Reds' staff. Morgan added three walks to his league-leading total and now has 108. Perez failed to connect in three official trips to the plate and had his hitting streak topped at 18 games. The loss was the Cardinals' entb in the last 30 games. They have yet to beat the Reds at Riverfront Stadium this sea- ion. sr LOUIS rock If I endei avis rf CINCINNATI ab r h bl ab r h bl 4010 Rose 3b 4110 'Iffey rf 3111 - 1100 National tournament opens today Tonight's Games FIRST ROUND « p.m. — E.R.v. strikers (Chicago, II, Mich) °'' Ve Elec1rlc ' B enton Harbo „/ i?i1Jv ^m C 2 C L',' S f a ,*? .(Marshalltown Minn ) (Columbia Helflht 8 p.m. — Saxon Lodge (Gsrv, Ind ) v Bin Banio Bruins (Chlcaao, III.)! .A. p i m - ~ Sammy D's (Mlnneapoli 1 Minn.) vs. Masco Machine (Clevelahi By PHIL MALY Staff Writer MARSHALLTOWN, IA. The National Amateur Softbal Association 16-inch Slow-Pitcl tournament opens tonight when Strikers of Chicago, 111., sets out to defend its championship at 6 o'clock. Strikers, one of four Chicago- area teams entered, faces Au tomotive Electric of Benton Harbor, Mich., first round at Park. to begin the Little League ) 0 0-Griffey'rf I 2 0 Morgan 2b Aelendcz cf 4 0 /Davis rf 4 0 _ . __ Smith. Ib. 4.0.0.0. JPerez Ib 300 zemore 2b 3010 Bench c 301 eltz 3>- 3010 GFoster If 3000 uduoloh c 4000 Geronimo cf 4 0 0 0 yson ss 2000 Chaney ss 4121 Forsch p 1000 Gullett p 4000 radford ph 0 o 0 0 arman p 0000 Cruz Ph 1000 rabosky p 0000 iParker p 0000 Total 30~b~rb~ Total ~2» 4 5 3 t. Louis 000000000—0 Cincinnati 000 010 30x- 4 DP—Cincinnati 1. LOB—St. Louis 7, Inclnnatl 8. 3B—Griffey. HR—Chaney P H R ER B 4 100 2 11122 2-333321 11-30 0 0 0 3 9 50034 ~ . WP-Hrabos- GOPHERS HIT WITH CHARGE ST. PAUL, MINN. (AP) Minnesota's huma.n rights commissioner Thursday charged the University of Minnesota with race discrimination in its selection of a new basketball coach. William Wilson said his charge was based on "what appears to be reliable information" that Bill Cofield, an assistant coach at Virginia, was passed over for the Minnesota job because he is black. The Board of Regents is expected to give formal approval Sept. 12 to the appointment of Jim Dutcher to replace Bill Musselman as head basketball coach. Dutcher. who is white, was ,'j.ssistant coach at Michigan the past three years. The commissioner indicated Cofield was not contacted fore the charge was filed. mation provided by persons close to the selection process who "felt they would be unduly harassed" if they filed charges themselves. Stanley Kegler, a university vice president who headed a committee that interviewed candidates, confirmed that Cofield had the most support among its members. The committee chose three candidates to recommend to Athletic Director Paul Giel. Kegler said all six members voted for Cofield, five voted for Dutcher and four voted for Ron E k k e r , a former assistant coach at the university who now is at West Texas State. Under the selection process, Giel was free to mate the final | MANKATO , MINN. (AP) decision on which name to sub-1 Rookie vvide rece j v er Randy who helped 24 Teams Compete Host Cecil's Cafe and Dick's Place No. 2 of Columbia Heights, Minn., clash at 7 o'clock, followed by Saxon Lodge of Gary, Ind.; against Big Banjo Bruins of Chicago and 8 o'clock and Sammy D's of Minneapolis, Minn., versus Masco Machine of Cleveland, Ohio. Twenty-four teams from 22 states will compete in the t h r e e-day, double-elimination tournament that is expected to windup with a title game at 8 p.m. Sunday. "If we're unfortunate and have rain postpone some games," Rick Cluff, tournament director, said, "we'll finish on Labor Day." Should Cecil's Cafe survive its first-night game, it will face this state's other representative — Mr. Bubbles of Cedar Rapids - at 12:30 p.m. Saturday. 24 Games Saturday "There will be 24 games played on Saturday," Cluff added. It will be Cecil's third national tournament appearance, finishing ninth with a 3-2 record last year in Dalton, Ga. Cecil's has won 47 of 50 games this season and didn't have to qualify in the state tournament. Mr. Bubbles, Iowa's Open champion, owns a 49-15 mark. Busscher cut by Vikings Jockey ejects Jockey Wayne Swatman leaps off Maple Note after finishing out of .the money Thursday at Rockingham Park in Salem, N.H. Swatmaa, who hails from Ocala, Fla., is a former high school gymnast. American League Standings EASTERN DIVISION The Baseball Scoreboard National League American Association w. Boston .......78 Baltimore ....72 New York ....66 Cleveland 60 Milwaukee ... .57 Detroit 51 L. 52 59 65 68 75 80 Pet. .600 .550 .504 .469 .432 .389 G.B. WESTERN DIVISION W. Oakland 79 Kansas City ..70 Texas 66 Chicago 64 Minnesota ....63 California ....61 L. 53 59 67 68 69 72 Pet. .598 .543 .496 .485 .477 .459 12V2 17 22 271/2 G.B '71/2 13'/2 15 16 18'/2 Thursday's Games Baltimore 2, Chicago 1 (N) New York 3, Oakland 2 (N) . Only games scheduled Today's Pitchers N — Chicago (Kaat 18-10) at Baltimore (Grimsley 9-12) N — Oakland (Bahnsen 9-11) at Boston (Wise 16-8) N — Minnesota (Hughes 12-11) at Cleveland (Waits 3-0) > N — California (Tanana "l"2-6) at Detroit (Lolich 11-14) N — Kansas City (Fitzmorris 1310) at New York (May 11-10).. N — Milwaukee (Colborn 8-9) at Texas (Hargan 8-7) Standings EASTERN DIVISION W. L. Pet. Pittsburgh ....74 57 .565 Philadelphia ..71 61 .538 St. Louis 71 61 .538 New York ....70 62 .530 Chicago 60 73 .451 Montreal 56 74 .431 WESTERN DIVISION W. Cincinnati ....88 Los Angeles .. 70 San Francisco 65 San Diego ....60 Atlanta ......58 Houston 51 L. 44 63 67 73 75 84 Pet. .667 .526 .492 .451 .436 .378 G.B. '31/2 3Vz 4Va 15 17V2 G.B 18V2 23 28Vz 30V2 38Vz Thursday's Games Philadelphia C, San Francisco 5 Montreal 10, San Diego 8 (N) Cincinnati 4, St. Louis 0 (N) New York 4, Los Angeles 1 (N) —Only games scheduled Today's Pitchers Atlanta (Morton 15-14) at Chicago (Burris 10-10) N — St. Louis (McGlothcn 13-9) at Cincinnati (Nolan 11-8) N — Houston (Oicrker 12-13) at Pittsburgh (Reuss 14-9) N — Montreal (Carriers 1-1) at San Diego (Mclntosh 8-12) N — New York (Matlack 15-8) at Los Angeles (Swtton 16-10) N — Philadelphia (Christenson 64) at San Francisco (Halicki 8-10) Standings EASTERN DIVISION W. L. Pet. G.B. Evansville 75 57 .568 .... Indianapolis ...69 62 .527 5Vz Omaha 65 67 .492 10 Iowa 54 77 .412 20V2 WESTERN DIVISION W. L. Pet. G.B. Denver 78 52 .600 ... Tulsa 70 60 .538 8 Wichita 64 68 .485 15 Oklahoma City .50 82 .379 29 Thursday Night's Games Indianapolis at Iowa, rain Tulsa 12, Oklahoma City 1 Omaha 3, Evansville 0 Wichita 8, Denver 2 Tonight's Games 7:30 p.m. — Evansville at Iowa (Larson 4-5) Tulsa at Denver Oklahoma City at Wichita Indianapolis at Omaha Soccer exhibitions SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. AP) - The U.S. National soc- cr team has scheduled exhibi- ion games in the Bay Area unclay against the Mexican Olympic team an Sept. (i gainst the Hurricanes of ucnos Aires, Argentina. Oaks rained out; host Evansville By BILL BRYSON One record the Iowa Oak had a chance to reach wa jeopardized by showers Thurs day night. The record, based on pre sumption.Js the sort of trivi resorted to in a trivial season. Surely no other profcssiona club based in Des Moines wen nto the last five days of the schedule with only one rainout. The Oaks played 57 con- ecutive games at Sec Taylor Stadium between the washout f a gamtfagainst Tulsa May 2, cfore the new tarpaulin ar- ived, and Thursday's cancella- on against Indianapolis. 7 llainouts in '60 Even two rainouts is probably minimum. The record for the nost games weathered out is ocumcntcd for the years since OAKS Please turn to Page Two CEDAR RAPIDS LEGION LOSES RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - efending champion San Juan, J uerto Rico, took the first step n defense of its title here hursday, shading Cedar Rap- Is, la., 9-8, in the American ^egion World Series. San Juan pitchers limited Cear Rapids to sjx hits while the uerto Rican club banged out 3, with winning pitcher Ar- ulso Camacho having a home un and double. Puerto Rico is now 20-6 and edar Rapids is 32-11. Cedar Rapids scored five uns in the sixth inning on a ngle by Ron Rehmann, two alks, an error, Curt Becker's ouble and an interference call. Camacho's two-run Jiomer in e second began San Juan's coring binge. Traded to Washington -- | Chiefs cut vet Bing predicts NBA title passer Cook Hockey coach '? ?AI BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Guy rottier, who played in the Na- onal Hockey League and f o r 1 d Hockey Association, hursday was named playcr- oach of Buffalo of the North American Hockey League. mil to the regents. Liang-Kuan leads HIROSHIMA, JAPAN (AP) — Lu Liang-Huan of Taiwan fired a six-under-par 66 Thursday to take a one-stroke lead he-; after the first-round of the He : $66.000 Hiroshima Open golf said it was the result of infor-, championship. Busscher. who helped Central to the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III national championship last year, was cut by the Minnesota Vikings Thursday. The National Football League club also trimmed defensive backs Joe Hollimon of Arkansas State and Mike Townsend of Notre Dame. tor.f* Cattrlnfl t*rvtc« fMturtnfbronrtlMf ^OyyJfyyiUOM JMiM. I ^P^^M^V 38th 5640 N.E. 3gtt 265-5201 LANDOVER, Ml). (AP) AI l-Star guard Dave Bing Thursday said his trade to W a s h i ngton would bring the team a Nation- a 1 Basketball A s s o c i ation s h a mpionship and make him part of the league's best backcourt. "I have every intention of being on a championship team," said Bing, a Washington native who came to the Bullets along with a 1977 No. 1 draft choice in exchange for third-year guard j Kevin Porter. "I think Phil Chenier and 1 will be the best backcourt in basketball. This is an important move in my career. Every individual goal is behind me. I KANSAS CITY, MO. (Al'i in assists last season and had' Quarterback Greg Cook w;is rc- 152 steals, 3fi more than Bing. Porter, frequently in foul trouble, played fewer minutes than Bing and had an 11.(i point | I( ,., s ,, d T | lurS( | ;iy by U]( , Ki , nsas CONNORS ZIPS IN U.S. OPEN lowan Schallau upsets GUnter FOREST HILLS, N.Y. lAP) — Feisty Jimmy Connors, bubbling with confidence, opened defense of his U.S. Open tennis tillc Thursday with ;m easy center court victory and said: "I am eager. 1 am ready. I am not horsing around. I "am working twice as hard to win this year." The world's lop-ranked player, alternately loose and deadly, zeroed in on Australian Geoff Masters, 6-3, G-3. At one stage, leading 3-0 in Ihe second set, Connors blew three straight games. Points Don't Come Cheaply' "It didn't bother me," he said. "I just decided to concen- rate twice 1 as hard. Points don't conic cheaply on this new clay surface." Connors, seeded No. 1, was oined in the second round by lis sternest challengers — Ar- icntina's Guillcrmo Vilas, No. 2; Manual Orantes of Spain, 3; Sweden's Bjorn Borg, Vo. 5; Romania's Ilie Nastasc, 8, and veteran Aussie Rod Laver, No. 9. Fourth-seeded Arthur Ashe, he Wimbledon titlcholder, ad- anced Wednesday with Tom Okkcr of The Netherlands, No. Evert Wins Top-seeded Chris Evert, 20, led the advance of the women favorites, downing Aussie Lesley Hunt, 6-1, fi-0, to extend her winning streak on clay to 7(5 straight matches since August, 1973. Evert dropped the first game on her own service when Hunt made two deft drop shots, but then won 12 straight, winning in just 46 minutes. Sixth-seeded Olga Moro/ova of Russia also advanced, beating Mimi Jausovec of Yugoslavia, 7-5, 3-6, 6-1. Oilier women's seeds advancing were, No. 3 Martina Nav- ratilova of Czechoslovakia; No. 4 Evonne Goolagong of Austral- a; No. 5 Margaret Court of Australia; No. 7 Francoise )urr of France, and No. 8 Julie leldman of Houslpn, Tex. Sec- nd-seeded Virginia Wade of Great Britain hasn't played yet. There were iwo upsets in women's play. Mona Schallau f Iowa City, la., toppled Nany Richey Gunter, a many-time lay courl champion who was once ranked No. 1 nalionally, 3(i, 6-4, 6-4, and Marina Kros- cliina of Russia, stopped Rosemary Casals, third ranked among American women, 6-4, 62. Chides Crowd Connors put on ono of his typical exhibitions, hitting all oul on most shots. He shrugged at the suggestion thai many observers — including Ashe — had said the Europeans and scoring average, compared to Sing's 19-point mark. Bullets' Coach K.C. Jones City Chiefs as Coach 1'aul Wig^in reduced tin; Dumber of I South Americans, because of familiarity with clay surfaces, said Bing will give the team (gamble thai didn't pay off." more outside shooting, a more dependable defense and increased rebounding. Washington advanced to the NBA finals before losing to Golden State last saeson. have an edge in this iM-year-olcl passers to four. tournament which switched lis experiment! from grass this year. 'I can play a lillle bit on this Wiggin called with the veteran "just a ! lorn was which had Fink finishes 8th in strikeouts The Chiefs said Cook's prob- nol his shoulder, sidelined him for much of the time since he broke in with a big year in 1969 with the Cincinnati Bengals- "He just hadn't played in so long," a spokesman said. want to win the championship." i Albin, la., struck out 69 At 31, Bing is six years older innings for an 11.5 per than Porter, who led the NBA average. DECORAH, IA. - Left-hand- er Steve Fink of Luther fin- i s h c d eighth in strikeouts among National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III I pitchers. Fink, a native of New in 54 game MOTORS W(SIUW Wt IHSTAU 'EM TRANSMISSIONS 288-57871 TED'S AUTO PARTS Is! and University Des Moines. THIS WEEKEND RENT Ike Budgtt An Cor Offer available On this Buick Century Or Any GM Car __ In Our Fleet Budget RentaCap Reserve now: PH. 287-2612 1537 Army Post Rd. A liccnie* o' Qudget Rent A Car Corporation ol Amtntj surface, 11 he said. "But it's true TENNIS Please turn to Page Three irought to you by 1 Bill Eysttr of Nu-Soih Do you know how many major college football teams in the last 50 years have been able to go through a season undefeated, untied, and un- scored on? ONLY THREE. Yes, only three have ever done so. Colgate in 1932, Duke -in 1938, and Tennessee in 1939. No major college football team has since been able to duplicate this feat. 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