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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 9

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Agotnst Suit By Cincinnati CONCENTRATION (AP Wlrephoto) .. .Homero Bloncas watches his tee shot on the 17th hole in yesterday's jirst round o/ the Byron Nelson Golf Classic in Dallas. He parred the 331 yard hole and finished with a sii- under-par-65 to lead the first round Homero Blancas Leads By Two At Byron Nelson Golf Classic After Six-Under-Par Round CINCrNNATI (AP) -- The orld Football League, hoping prove its right to exist as a mpttitor of the National ootball League, continues its iefense today against the Cin- nn»ti Bengals' suit. Testimony was expected to i completed and lawyers from th sides are scheduled to esent final arguments, along ith briefs, to U.S. District Court Judge David S. Porter ednesday. The NFL's Bengals are seek- f an injunction to stop the L from signing Bengal play- 3 to future contracts while ey still are under Cincinnati ntracts. The Bengals also want to rce the Virginia Ambassadors take back a $150,000 bonus aid to linebacker Bill Bergey nd his contract effective 76. The Bengals said that known fers to front-line players can irreparable damage to the am in efforts to win cham- onships while those players' 'lions are being played out. Testimony so far indicated at WFL offers h a v e been ade to linemen Pat Matson. hn Shinners and Rufus ayes, center Bob Johnson, uarterback Ken Anderson, ght end Bob Triimpy and unter Dave Lewis. The WFL maintains that its ^ DALLAS (AP) -- Despite the ;rigors and pressures of the professional golf circuit, the game ^can be fun, says scrambling -Homero Blancas. ; "Yeah, it's fun out there ·when you can get it close and make all those putts." he says. ; "Once I get under par I have ;a tendency to keep on making .birdies. 1 like to make a lot of [birdies and then just go." · Such was the case Thursday 'as the free-wheeling tour veler- '·an rode a hot putting streak ?and a pair of eagles lo a six- ·undcr-par 65 and the first-round Head of the Byron Nelson Golf ·Classic. I r.EAD BY TWO ; Blancas, \vhose protruding ·midriff reflects the good life, ^recorded a 33-32--65 on the 6,- ·957-ynrd windswept and water logged Preston Trail course ii: 'the chase for the top prize" of :$30,000 in the $150,000 tourney. · That was good for a two-shot lead over a quartet that includ- ;ed Australians Bruce Crampton and Bruce Devlin, New Zea- .land's Bob Charles and unsung 'American Boh Payne. · A stroke hack at 68 were J o h n Mahaffey, Raymond · Floyd, Jim Simons and Rick · Khoads, an unknown Califor- 'nian who burned the back nine with a sizzling 31. LEE BEN AT 69 Lee Trevino, bidding for his first Texas victory, Ben Cren sliaw and veterans Bobby Nich ols. Billy Casper and Chi Ch Rodriguez headed a group ai 69. A record 30 players in the field of 150 broke par and 17 others equalled it, a fact attributed largely to the soft, trui greens. Blancas, the former tlniver sity of Houston sharpshooter who has won five times on the tour, said he does not consider the leader's role an uncomfort able one. "I like fo get out front," h said. "I'm a scrambler and m; strong points are my shor irons and putting. I just don' hit the ball high enough to win any nf the major tournaments I have to accept my own abiH ty. f don't expect to win a ma jor championship." Diamond Explosion RANDOLPH CENTER, Vt (AP) -- New Hampshire Vo- Tech of Laconia yelled uncl Thursday and after seven nings their contest with Ver mont Technical College mercifully ended. Vrmont wo 30-0. Heinsohn Expects Few New Wrinkles : BOSTON (AP) -- Coach Tom ;Heinsohn hasn't any new game ·plan for Gome No. 3 when his ! Boston Celtics meet Milwaukee ;ln the National Basketball As: sociation final playoffs tonight. Shreveporf, Alexandria Prevail In TL By THE ASSOCIATKD PRESS Victoria muffed two bunts in the bottom of the ninlh to give Shreveport a 6-5 victory Thurs! day night in Texas League ac- · tion. '· Jerry Matlo of Shreveport ; laid down a bunt with one man · on, but first baseman Carlos I Sagrcdo fumbled it. Then Sam- · my Mejias bunted a single, and ; Victoria pitcher Greg Pavlick ·overthrew a fielder's choice to third, allowing Tom Steadman tr score from second, winning fhe game. ; In other league action, Alex- -andria clipped Arkansas 7-4, ·Amarillo clobbered San Antonio -andria clipped Arkansas 7-4. Amarilln clobbered San Antonio 104 and El Paso blanked Midland 6-0. TRAVS FIGHT " The game in Alexandria was -interrupted for 20 minutes by a Hhird inning fight that started hen Mike Ivy of Alexandria ·and Arkansas catcher Tony Au- Jerrio disagreed on the closeness of a pitch. Benches from Ihoth teams emptied and the -row was on, but no one was 'ejected from the game. Ivy ·subsequently got to first on an error and was driven in by Jer- "ry Turner's thundering 400-foot -plus homer over center field. '. El Paso's John Andrews · walked one, struck out five and ^scattered five singles in keeping hapless Midland scoreless. ' Amarillo's big night in San ·Antonio was beefed up by 'double-RBI sluggers Harry Shaughnessy, Mike Eden, Tom '.Smith and Charles Pepper. ;Pepper's plate feast included a · tin-run homer in the eighth 'and · double. and figures that the Buck ·on't have one, either. "In the first two games the :e.ams developed their ow styles," Heinsohn said Thurs day as the Celtics worked ou on their basic patterns and fas jreaks. "There won't be a whole lo new by either team," Heinsoh said. "From now on it will b execution/ Boston employed its defen ve pressure and the fas break last Sunday for a 98-8 walk-away victory over th Bucks in the first of the best-o seven series. STRATEGY WORKS In Tuesday's second gami the Bucks let Oscar Robertso bring the ball up court and ke| Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Co nell Warner on the offensiv board, robbing the Celtics their usual number of rebound and the fast break. The slrate gy worked for a 105-96 overtim victory. But Heinsohn, Jo Jo Whit and Don Chancy aren't wo: ried. "I think we're ready for tha now," Heinsohn said. "If the want to let Oscar bring the ba up, let them. But they've mad all the adjustments I think the can make. Now we'll just out and play ball and see wha happens." White figures that Celtics' de fensive pressure will wear th Bucks down, especially the Bi 0. OSCAR'S TIRED "He was tired after the la: game," White said. "Reall. tired. Their whole team wa tired, and we almost won. W were tired, too, but that's ou game. We're used to playin that way." Chancy, who put most of th pressure on Robertson in th second game, said, "When comes to dribbling the ball u and passing the ball, he's good as ever. He hasn't that much. But he doesn't ha* the endurance he had sever years ago.' 1 Milwaukee Coach Larry Co tello isn't worried, either. "When Robertson's got th ball, the chances are very sli that he'll lose it," Costello sa alter arriving here Thursda night. "He's still th* best baUhane ler there it." WFJL Continues Defense new league gives players a freedom of choice and allows them to improve their financial situation in the NFL because of ttie competition. WFL attorneys and the Pro Football Players Association have attacked the "Rozdle Rule" under which, they say, players are prevented from playing with the teams of their own choice or from getting bigger salaries. Under the rule, when a play- Hendrickson Takes Lead At Watts Bar; Green Now Third ROCKWOOD, Term. (AP) -Lonnie Hendrickson of Harriman, Tenn., took a one-pound, 11-ounce lead into today's final round of the $22.000 Tennessee Invitation BASS tournament at Watts Bar Lake. In Thursday's second round, he caught his 10-bass limit for the second straight day and raised his total to 33 pounds, 2 ounces. Second in the field of 191 professional anglers was Al Lindner of Brainerd, Minn., who stood fifth after the first round. Lindner, a fishing tackle manufacturer, had 31 pounds, 7 ounces. First-round leader Ricky Green of Arkadelphia, Ark., slipped lo third at 29 pounds, 15 ounces. Green caught eight bass Thursday weighing 11 pounds. Elroy Kruger of Cibolo, Tex., moved into fourth place with Thursday's best string--19 pounds, 10 ounces. His total was 29 pounds, one ounce. Next in order were Tom Mann of Eufala, Ala.; ; Gli Wells of Greenbrier, Tenn.; J. B. Warren of Knoxville. Ark.; Hubert Green of Spindale, N.C.; Jake Cox of Lake City, Tenn., and Larry McCuistion of Spring City, Tenn. The winner receives $3,934 and qualifies for the $15.000 world BASS fishing finals October. Di if ffliiiiiiHiiiinin in mm Beaver Level miiiiiiiniiiiiiiraiiiiiiniiiiiiisiiiiiiiiLiiiiiiiiiiyiiLi;] mi Beaver Lake level stood Friday at 1124.24 feet above sea level, up .41 from Thursday. Engineers reported thai the generators are being used. r plays a year beyond his signed contract, his option has run out. However, NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle can de:ermine compensation due the team the- player leaves to join another. In testimony Thursday, Bergey said his main consideration in signing with Virginia's fam- ly security but he fully intends to play to the best of his ability while remaining with Cincinnati for the next two seasons. In fact, Bergey said, "I want to play with the Cincinnati Ben- »als more than 1 have in the ast five seasons. I only hope the Bengals will be prepared to play with me." . Bergey said he was upset with local news coverage of the four-day hearing, calling it "cruel." William Byrne, director of the Chicago Fire WFL franchise, was the last prosecution witness called by the Bengals. Byrne said Fire has signed some 300 players, including 10 college rookies, and said the group was "a lot of quantity, not quality." For this reason, (hey are seeking NFL players. William Putnam, owner of the new Birmingham, Ala., franchise, testifying for the WFL. said the signing of Oakland quarterback Ken Stabler was advantageous to the new league and NFL players. Narthwwt Arfcanto* TIMES, Friday, May 3, FAVrrTBVILU, ARKANSAS 1974 What Cyrus McCormioK. did for the Reaper, E/vutWilliuns didforBouxixnu Evan Williams Since, 1763, Kentucky's 1st Distiller WE SELL YOU TIRES, AND THEN TAKE CARE OF THEM. NO-COST BALANCING. We don't understand why a tire store would sell you a tire and then charge you to make it work right on your car. So, as a participating DX dealer, we balance every tire we sell. No charge. CONTINUOUS CHECK. 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