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April 8, 1975

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal from Lubbock, Texas · Page 46

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2-C—LUBBOCK AVALANCHE-JOURNAL— Wednesday Morning. April 9. 1975 "DKBUT WITH A RANC— Frank Robii>son slammed a home run Tuesday in his fii-st turn at the plate while making his dehul as major league baseball's first black manager. The run gave the Cleveland Indians a short lived 1-0 lead in the regular-season opener with the New York Yankees in Cleveland. Among those rushing to offer congratulations is Buddy Bell (25). Cleveland won 5-3. See story Page 1, Sec. C. (AP U'irephotnl Colleges To Begin Signing Basketball Recruits Today By DON HENRY NCAA schools may sign players '•' Executive Spnrts Editor jtoday. and for the first Lime, Toda/ is holh national and! t( ie S\VC letter day coincides. However, the signmps may be conference leltcr-of-intent, signing (lay f<~>r basket-ball players, lull this does no! moan any Southwest Conference coaches will fill Ihcir (juntas hy mnn. Baskrlliall coaches from all few today, a sampling of coaches revealed. Texas Tech coach Gerald Myers has heen on the road since Monday, and his as.sis.t- ant. ('icoi'sii 1 Davidson, left town Tuesday. Myers said prior to leaving Lubbock that he hoped to sign one or possibly two players today. Myers' travels this week took him through tile southern part of the state. Myers and Tech were in the samT" position with many other schools and coaches, in that the the EASY WAY to SHOP Just uy ^Wf^OW* ^*™J^WP SATURDAY ru^ Everyone loves Woolco's ^PLAYFULDISCOUNTS! Eastern New Mexico Upsets Lubbock Christian Twice ^— . JPORTALES (Special)—Some- tnjng happened lo Uibhock Christian Collece on ils way to collecting its 20th victory of the season. Winless Eastern New Mexico University pulled a pair nt' upsets here Tuesday, handing the Chaparrals 1-2 and '.',-'2 defeats. 'Lubbock Christian fell lo Ifl 11 for the year \vilh the losses \\hile the Greyhounds upped their season re-cord to 2-10. The Greyhounds came hack from a 'J point deficit to down the Chaps in the first same. Andy Reeve's two-run double in the'third inninc lied the score at. 2-al!. A one-run triple by EN'MU's Ron Mims in the fifth and a homenm by Larry Hunm- rutt in the six-Hi put the Hounds ahead for the win. Lbbock Chrislhn's only two runs came in the first inning when Randy Evans doubled and DJvid Carter followed w:;h an inside-park homerun lo risht. cepterficld. the Chaps threatened only onie after that. puttinc; a man on third base in the fourth inning. ENMi: pitcher Kyle .Johnson" h-l I sen), Ihe Chaps down in' order in the last iluei frames to claim lus first win of the season. _ _ Tech Returns To Drills Texas Tech went through v/nat. coach Steve Sloan learned a "learning session" Tuesday afternoon. Sloan released his Red Raiders. 30 minutes eail\ so-they could attend the Red Raider Club All-Sports Banquet. '•'We didn't have quite as much enthusiasm on! here today a- we did Saturday but that was to he expected following th(j scrimm; ge." stated Sloan Sloan said thai today's drills •wij.1 be equallv divided between another learnlnt; session and a controlled scrimmage. The workout will hejin at -1:1.1 p.m. Saturday, liie Techsans will a?£in slate a full-sc:ale scrimmage beginning at. 10 a.m. fhe Red Raiders have 14 more spring training sessions rernaining. The annual drills conclude May 3 wilh the Red- Wfiite game. \ CHS, MHS SPLIT Coronado's and Monterey's junior varsity baseball learns split, a doublcheader at Connie Majpk Park Tuesday. Corona do uon the opener 7-fi and Monterey 1 , took the nightcap ,>?>. Chuck Johnson was the winner for' CHS in the first game find Tom Payne the loser for MHS. In ',' the second game, Billy Bowles took the win and Rex Ba5<n was the loser. LCC's Rodney Cox (5-2 1! third and fifth innings. A sacri- s'ruck out eight and allowed no'fice fly by Evans brought in walks in the game, but gave up;Ric Weaver in Ihe third. eight hits to the 'Hounds. j LCC's fifth-inning score came ENML" look an early 2-0 lead! when Evans hit a !ine drive in Ihe second K<mie whenjlo ENMU pitcher Aiken who Reeves walked and pitcher lost (he ball on the play and 1 Wayne Aikcn singled to center- . lorry Burleson came home to field. LC(" fpntprfieldei- Kvans j score. let the hall j;ct hy him and bothj Lubbock Christian will meet ftcevcs and Aiken scored on the; Bethany in a make up confer : error. A sacrilice iiy Rick Rapplenco frame at 8 p.m. Thursday in the filth gave JiXMU the! in Oklahoma Cily. The Chaps win. Christian pitcher then meet Oklahoma Bap- University in two games .lohn Ross took his first loss of I I-'riday and one Saturday. The stand 8-0 in conference •: n i :• n ii ft n liie season and now stands 2-1. for the season. iplay. The Chaps' runs came in the I.I ( all r h rh! i;.\Mi, i Kvans irf ;l 1 •: t) Minis r( < 'al t(*r .Tri 3 1 1 '2 JUmi ** iiavn ;r .1 o n o itwv?s !b Hams rf ." 0 fi H AikiM < Bpi:lcy rtii ."(110 Wnsht If Oiirriiipi 2h end 0 Hurmiruit :h :; ! 1 f \\>av<>r 'b U D 1 0 Biwvnin! rih S n n n fllivn ss a (I 0 0 I/in; r( :! n rt (< \\'ortn r - J n I) n Valniu:-a Zb u.«lc rh inn n Tu(:tls -o ^42 Tntuls l.rr: L K.VMU <> ,'K K.VMC 1. 115 -Kvsn- i; Mini-: MR Cailcr. Hutln l-:v.inv SAr • Kcfvn'i. (I . ir = , if \Vmv,T. !h •a 4 « i i on vi>, i>h OTI (I 2 nil \--1| Tulals I.OB-i.rr i.cr sf:ci»xi» ah r h rhl J 0 0 :' Minis, cf 2 n n o Reeves, c .1010 Aikcn. dh-p ^ n n n Kunnieuii. 21 .1 II (t I) l/nnt. r! ! 0 n n Wnehl. II r n 1 n n vaUciui-a. II 1 « n il O'.Malloy, .1 I l n 2 n l o I n n n ah r h rhl ^ n ri n 2 n ; i 2 i o n .1 i : a 3 n i n .1 n i i) ,1 n n c 3h J 1 o fl ib i (i fl n ' 34 2 3 2 Totals •n nio •nil: SB ( 3 (Yll Old 0 -2 N.MT 'J(X1 (-10 x- ^1 I* Kvnn«. Mime, Aiken. Canine^-: IX^R [/•r. I KN'MU '11 L'R Ha.-ris: HB-Bur- It H I'M IIR Sll Ir-.Min: SAC • O'Mallny: SF Evanv. Kami. h i 4 o s in ii it Kit im so •I -' 'J ^ 10 I!n^ (I. 2-: i B -I .1 0 2 fi nw>ni: \VI'-.lohn. \ik.-n i W. 1-t'i 7 2 2 n 2 S wi> r •>! better players have not hadi chances to visit all the schools. Tech has restricted its recruiting principally to Texas and surrounding states although it has contacted players in other areas. Myers has said he plans to sign five or possibly six players. Under NCAA rcgu- jlations. a school can only .sif>;n [six athletes |>er year. Last 'year, Tech signed only three. | "I'm not sure, but there is a ! possibility we will sitin some on i the first day." said Texas! coach Leon Black. "We have I some people who are inlercsted in us, and based on their visits, we're in pretty good shape. |But, I truly don't know for sure ;if we will sign any (today)." A year ago, Texas expended ;ils six scholarships the first day ;of signing. Black said that the recruiting | crop in the state is "pretty igood. Of course, il depends on your needs. But, the crop is : pretty good overall." Baylor coach Can-oil Dawson was on the road recruiting Tuesday but had indicated that |he did not anticipate any signings today. Same was the case : with SMU coach Bob Prewitt. ; Arkansas is reported to have ^received some oral commitments, but SuUon was out of Uown this week. I Most of the talk involving Texas players has centered around four athletes, Houston Kashmcrc's Karl Godine and Jarvis Williams, Fort Worth Paschal's John Schlicher, a : guard; and K-10 Allen Winder of Arlington. Tde two Kashmcre players and Schlicher have given no indications of their plans, but Winder is reported leaning toward the University of Houston. 1 Houston coach Guy Lewis, who will he entering the SWC :championship fight next winter, did not indicate Tuesday any plans to sign players today. DKS1GNATKD BUNT—Milwaukce Brewers' designated hitler ilank Aaron nllempU lo check his swing nnd laps Ihe ball back to Ihe mound during the Brewers' opening day clash wilh Boston Tuesday. Aaron was (.In-own out at first by Red Sox pitcher Luis Tianl in the eighth inning of l.he game. Boston won 52. (AP Wirepholo) SAVE NOW! men's or ladles' 3-speed bicycles 54 26" bikes with front and rear caliper brakes, touring handlebars and black import tires. SAVE NOW! \ men's or ladies' 26" lO-speed bicycles 64 88 Duai caiiper handbrakes, maes bend handlebars, rat trap pedals with reflectors, racing type saddle. Hurry. SAVE NOW! boys' or girls' 2O" hi-riser bkycles 39 88 Front caliper and rear coaster brakes. Black import tires, black reflective pedals for safety. SAVING'S CHILD'S PLAY AT WOOLCO SAVE NOW! gym-dandy 4-leg outdoor gym set 38 95 Has 2 flexible non-tilt swings, trapeze, safety platform slide, sky-shooter with feather^ool seats. Easy-to assemble. Safe. 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