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Wednesday, May 8, 1974
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TO NcrfhweX Arkantat T1MK, W»d., May 8, 1774 FAYITT1VILH. AKKAHtAt Havlicek, Silas Lead Boston To 3-2 Margin M I L W A U K E E (AP) -- It was simple execution, and t h i s time it was the Boston Celtics' turn to pull the trigger. John Ilavlicck. symbol of the matchless Celtic tradition, poured in 28 points and teamed with Paul Silas to smother Milwaukee's forwards Tuesday night as Boston wore down the Bucks 96-87 for a 3-2 lead in the National Basketball Association championship playoffs. Dave Cowens also bit 28 points, 17 in (he second h a l f , while Jo-Jo White sank 18 for the Celtics, who cun clinch the bcst-of-sevcn series by winning In Boston Friday. A seventh game, if needed, will ho here Sunday. "We dug back deep for Ih one." said tbc 34-year-old Hav- seven points. His replacement. Jon McGlocklin, played 25 minutes with a p a i n f u l l y torn calf muscle and scored just two points. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in 37 points and Oscar fired Rob- licek, veteran of NBA SLAPS BALL AWAY . . Milwaukee Bucks' Kareem Abdul-Jabbar slaps the ball out o/ the hands oj Boston Celtics' Jahn Havlicek (17) alter linvlicek 1mA rebounded a missed Abdul-Jabbar shot Tuesday night at Milwaukee. The Bucks' center missed another shot and Boston's Dave Coicens (IS) picked up the rebound To Nets Looking Wrap Up Series championship teams and 135 playoff games in 11 magnificenl seasons with Boston. "We are a team with a greal deal of pride, but not m a n y oi Ihe players on this team were on any of those championship teams." Havlicek said. "Thcj always hear about them though, and now they w a n t to win one for themselves." The Celtics took permanenl command in a third pcrioc surge, unleashing their fas break to outscorc the Bucks 22 5 and transform their lead from one (o 18 points. - '· - the had earned by winning In Bos ton Sunday. Moreover, it shat tcred the widely held opinion that the Bucks, by starting 6 foot-7 reserve forward Mickey Davis at guard, f i n a l l y hat found the m a t c h u p combinatio to neutralize the Celtics' tire less pressure defense. Davis, who had scored points Sunday and forced Bos n out of its (rapping defense / taking the 6-3 White to the aseline. barely was a facto. his time. Boston had a five-point lea nd control of the tempo wlicn )avis was benched with -i:i eft in the first quarter. HI ayed 29 minutes and scorec ertson 23 for the Bucks, but their teammates managed only 27 more combined. Bob Dandridge sank just four of 17 hots under pressure by Havlicek and scored only 10 points. Cornell W a r n e r , Milwaukee's other forward, scored (wo, "We didn't do a single thing differently." Celtics' Coach Tom Heinsohn said. "All the adjustments by bolh teams vcre made by game three. It's io\v a matter of execution. There's not much a coach can The Bucks' defeat destroyed " home court advantage thej SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -The New York Nets have cslab- .-lislicd a pattern which, if continued tonight, will bring them Ihp first sweep of the cliam- ^pionship tournament scries in ^the young history of the Ameri-can Basketball Association. £ "We have played the first -- game with plenty to spare, the ;second one closer and the third Coach fourth .~pne very close.' -Kevin Loughory. says "The ;-has been clear cut -so far." -- N T c\v York's young team, ex- ^nccted by many to [old under ^tournament pressure?, has won "nine straight so far in the post;season. A 103-100 overtime vic- -tory made it 3-0 over the Utah HStars. -- The Nets, led by' fir. J, Julius lErving, can end it tonight in ·rthe Salt Palace. -. But the Stars are not ready ^to give up. "We can \vin it and ·j^ve'll bo playing hard." de- -clarerl 32-year-old Zelmo Beaty. ^Utah's center who missed the ^tirst two games of the series. Z."B"t I have to ue realistic and ^yay it will he a heck of a come- back if we do win it all." Loughery sees the start of a Nets' dynasty in the ABA. "I never really thought about a sweep." he said, "but we'd like to sweep now and we are playing at our best .. . ." Brian Taylor sank a three- point goal at the buzzer to force Monday's game into overtime before New York won 103 100. Still, the Stars are battling back with Bcaty returning to the lineup and Ron Boone playing despite a severed tendon in his left hand. Boone. averaging 17 points a game, scored just two on Monday night. For the third straight game against Utah. Erving led the Nets with 24 points, three in the five-minute overtime session. James Jones had 28 for the Stars, Beaty 22 and Willie Wise 20. think everyone expected (his team to fold in the playoffs," said Loughery, in his first season as coach of the Nets. "They just didn't respect our ability, and the pressure of being in the playoffs just hasn't affected us." E. Q, MUFFLER of Fayetteville SPRING SPECIAL DeLuxe Mufflers $13.88 Installed and Guaranteed Glass Pack $9.88 Installed (Special Ends May 17,1974) E. Q. MUFFLER (0. Hwy. 71 S. and Locust St. Fayetleville, Ark. 521-5122 ANNOUNCING.,. your newly-appointed Butler Agri-Builder P W TRACTOR COMPANY BUTLER ALL-STEEL BUILDINGS OFFER THE BEST FARM BUILDING BUY YOU'LL SEE THIS YEAR. FOR PROOF, CONTACT ROD YOUNG OR SAM BARNES AT P W TRACTOR CO., HWY. 68 WEST, YOUR FRAN- CHISED BUTLER AGR1 - BUILDER. MACHINERY OR GRAIN STORAGE; LIVESTOCK HOUSING; OR A GEN- ERAL PURPOSE BUILDING...WHATEVER YOUR NEEDS, THERE'S A BUTLER FARM BUILDING TO DO THE JOB FOR YOU, \ A G R I - B U I L D E R DAY - 524-3161 AFTER 5 - 524-5328 Porkers Sign Tom Maxwell For Basketball Tom Maxwell, one of the most highly recruited basket- I prospects in Southwest Missouri, has signed a national letter-of-intent w i t li the University of Arkansas. Maxwell, a 6-8 center, was signed at his Webb City home by Razorback coach Eddie Button and his assistant Pat Foster. A two-time- all-stale, All- Ozark and All-Big Ten Con- Cholianr Switches BOSTON (AP) -- Frank hallant. head trainer of the Boston Celtics of the National basketball Association, has x?cn named to a similar post with the Boston Lobsters of the World Team Tennis league. Challant will continue as irainer of the Celtics, currently battling the Milwaukee Bucks for the NBA championship. He will be assisted with the lobsters by William J. Riley. head trainer at Lowe] Lobsters debut F r e e d o m s tonight. Tech. against The the in Philadelphia Terence averaged selection. 22 points Maxwell and 15 rebounds last winter. He scored a high of 37 points against Carthage. Maxwell was a three-year starter at Webb City- He averaged 21 points and 13 rebounds his junior season and 10 points and a sophomore. 11 rebounds as He also was selected all-state honorable mention his rookie season, and was conference honoree. all- Maxwell was coached by Roi Ellis, and Webb city ranked fourth in tile state his junior season with a 23-1 record. Tlis team won 18 and lost six games last year. A member of t h a t national honor society. Maxwell ranks 13th in his graduating class of 170 students. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Maxwell, Jr. Maxwell also was recuitcd by -Missouri and Kansas of the Big Fayetteville Takes First In NWA Relays Kaycllcvillc's senior girls Kalhy Morgan smashed both *· "]"· j (rack team swept to a big victory in the Northwest Arkansas Girls Relays here Tuesday, while Waldron performed a like feat in the junior girls division. The FHS girls amassed a healthy 56 points to 42 for Berryville, 38 for West Fork and 36 for Alma. Bentonville was far behind in fifth place with nine points followed by Lincoln with eight Gentry with seven and Waldron with six. In Ihe junior girls division Waldron. coached by Gail Healy, produced a whopping 105 points. Woodland was' far out of contention in second place with 25 points followed closely by cross town rival Ramay with 23. Even further back were West Fork with 1714, Farmington with 16. Alma with seven and Huntsville with six. In all, twelve meet records were broken including seven in the senior division Favette- ville's 880 and 440 relay 'team composed of Carol Riggs. Jackie Ward, Paula Faires and Eight Conference. He is the second basketball sign DO Hnnounc6d by Arkasss" the Razor-backs also inked Jini Counce, a 6-7 fonvard from Memphis, Tennessee, While Station, to a national lelter-ol- intent last week. n marks. In the 880 relay the Kay- etlctvillc girls clocked 1:52.1, better than their old mark of 1:54.6. In the 440 FHS timed 52.5. belter than the old 53.6 standard. Betty Ncal whipped the shot 35-0^ to better the old record of 34-10. West Fork's Karen Sargent ran an impressive 62.7 n the 440 to snap the old record of fi3.0. Marylin Crouch, also of West Fork, turned in a 2:42.7 in the 880. better than the old 2:45.0 mark. TIIB nF.xn.TS SKNIOR DIVISION 630 RELAY ]. KHS (1:52. j breaks old record oi I: 1.6) . West Fork . Alma . Berryville . Lincoln BROAD JUMP - Manes, Alma (150) . DavJs, Berry . (latter, \VK , White Berrv . Morgan, KHS 100 Y A R D DASH . Dotwn. Alma (11.7 breaks old mark of 12.01 . Garrell. Aim* . Ollvor. Waldron 5. Fairer, FHS 440 R K U Y 1. FHS (52.5 breaks o!ri record ol 536) '2. Alma 3. West Fork 4. Born-villa SHOT 1. Neal, FHS 35-0i breaks old record of 34-1(1) 2. Rig?*, FIIS 3. Robinson. Bent a, tjainrTOeij, nerry DISCUS . Dodwn, KHS (91.5) . Oliver. Wfllditm ; . Robertson. He til . Squires, nerry Sterling, Berry III) HURDLES nwlsnn, F1I.S (16.7) Williams, FIIS Reri. Lincoln · . McAfloo, W.F. Covey, Genlrv HIGH JUMP Squires, Bern 119 breaks old murk of 8) Oliver. Waldrun ; . Bennett. Berry · , liroun. A! niii 'llO V A R D DASH Snrftenl. W. F. (53.7 breaks old n ik n; 63.0) LoRsdon. W. K. 1 . Adams, FHS · . Edmunscn, Bent. Treat, Gentry iSO YARD R U N Cmuch. W. F. (2:427 break* eld m rk of 2:45.0) ]ortis. FHS Emerson. W. F. Campbell. Bcrrv Morales, Wnlrirnn 220 DASH Douon, Alma (26.5 breaks old murk of 2:15.0) Ward, Berry Oliver Wnldrcm Unit. KHS Dunnl- W P* ran MXRLKY RFJLAT We si u i h . ll:da.l) FHS A l m n HerryvUle Gentry The TIMES It On Top of The News Seven Days a WeeVI LOUI.LOUJPRKH POPULAR SIZtJ OTASCO foiumnu. 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