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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 24, 1974
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Volleyball Champs NAIA Diamond Tourney Begins BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -Bo McLaughlin's strong pitching led David Lipscomb of Nashville. Teon., to a 3-0 victory in a first round game in the NAIA Region 5 baseball tournament over Shorter College of Rome, Ga.. Thursday. McLaughlln gave up only two hits--a single in the first and a double in the sixth. He walked four and struck out six. His record is now 11-4 Leading the hitting attack for L i p 8 c o m b were Daryle UcMurty, who went three-for- hree, and Sam Hamstra, who went two-for-four, including double. Shorter ended its season with 35-9 mark, while Lipscomb advanced to second round play, These members of tbe R*may Junior High girls' volleyball teem won first place in a recent tounament sponsored by the school. Ramay, coached by Mart-Aon Grave, w o n eight of nine games, one more than the Woodland team coached by Barbara Fettit. Also participating w e r e Sprlngdale Central, coached by Judy Phillips, and Bentonville, coached by Nancy Vaughn. Pictured on the back row, from left, are K a t h y Caughman, Lori Gilhrech, Connie Fitzgerald, Kim Fedosky and Jnanita Lewis. On the front row are Shelley Lockhart, Joyce Tenninella, Tammy Boudry and Nena Soils. Decathlon, Marathon Mark Action In NAIA National Meet Held In Arkadelphia CARKSVILLE. Tenn. (AP) -Austin Peay's James "Fly" Williams, one of the country's op five basketball scorers dur- ng his first two years of col- ege, apparently won't be play- ng next season because of someone else's mistake. Williams, who averaged 27.5 points a game last season and 29.5 two years ago, was de- :lared indefinitely ineligible 10-Round Bout TORONTO (AP) - Clyde Gray, the Canadian and Com monwealth welterweight cham pion, will meet Bobby Hughes of New York in a 10-round bou Tuesday in Montreal. It also was announced thai Gray will headline the live por tion of a card June 17 at Toronto's Maple Leaf Gardens preceding closed circuit tele casts of the Bob Foster-Jtfrg' Ahumada ligiht heavyweigh title fight and the Joe Krazier Jerry Quarry heavyweight con test. Gray's opponent in the June 17 fight was not an ARKADELPHIA, Ark. (AP) -- James Herron of Cameron (Okla.) College led the decathlon competition of the national NAJA track and field meet here Thursday, with the remaining five events of the competition to be held today. The events are the 110-meter high hurdles, discus, pole vault, javelin a n d - 1,500-meter r u n . Thursday's events included the shot put, long jump, 100-meter run, 400-meter run and the high jump. Mark Zukevich of Sul Ross (Tex.) Stale University was in second place with 3,608: His coach, Frank Khert, was not present at Thursday's competition because he was with another player who is hospi talized at Little Rock. Khert said Steve Caldwcll of Crane, Tex., was in serious condition Thursday night in the Intensive care secEion, He w a s being treated for a possible brain concussion which he suffered Wednesday when he hit the rim of the pit area while practicing pole vaulting, Khert said Rounding nut the top five of the preliminary decathlon conv petition were Mark Salzman, Pacific Lutheran (Wash.) Col lege. 3,604; Steve Alexander, Southern California College, 3, 565. and Gary Baits. Minot Col lege (N.D). OTHER ACTION In other activity Thursday Lucian Rosa of Wisconsin Park side broke his own NAIA mara thon record with a_ time ol 2:22.54.2 in the 26-mile course Rosa. 30, set the record 2:26,01 last year. Rosa, who was fourth in the recent Boston Matathon, took the lead at the 15-mile mark and steadily pulled away. He finished about one mile ahead of Joe Catalano of Boston State College who clocked a persona best of 2:28.45. Thirty-eight runners starlet the course at 6:30 a.m. in cool f°£fiy weather, but exhaustio and blisters eliminated several Rosa told newsmen after wards that the only thing tha bothered him during the rac was a stomach muscle Tom Carr of Aquinis (Mich. College won the finals of th hammer throw competitio with a toss of 164-4. Only 12 persons heaved th ball and chain during the harr mer throw competition whic US Cage Team Pops USSR MOSCOW (AP) -- An Amen can Amateur Athletic Unior basketball team defeated Al Estonia 89-75 Thursday night i an exhibition game in the Ba tic Republic's capital of Tallin The U.S. squad led at halftim 48-39. The AAU team, led by Coac Larry Brown of the Carolin Cougars of the American Ba ketball Association, is on a tw week tour of the Soviet Union. Williams Suspended Indefinitely Norrtiwu* AHn TUNIS, Friday, May 24, 1*74 Someone Else's Mistake Disaster Thursday for intercollegiate competition because the Ohio Valley Conference had misinterpreted NCAA entrance requirements. "He's being punished for the mistake of someone else," Aua- tin Peay Athletic Diricctor George Fisher said, Fisher blamed OVC Commissioner Art Guepe. and Guepe accepted th? responsibility. * eeaflonoo HCR TAHOOMBQ l*«w^«R ,3 -W tf vjt "Someone has to lake the rap this and it might as well be le," Guepe said. Fisher said Williams entered :hool after taking the Scholas- c Aptitude Test. The results of at test were converted, under uidelines designed by the con- rence, to project Williams' merican Collegiate Testing :ore, he said. This conversion of test cores, he said, was outlawed by the NCAA in April 1M9. Fisher speculated that athletes at the seven other OVC schools will face the same situation as Williams. Williams, a 6-foot-S forward from Brooklyn. N. Y., was not available to newsmen Thursday but issued a statement through Austin Peay assistant coach Leonard Hamilton. He said he plans to return to Austin Peay this fall and hat written to the National Basketball Association and requested that his name be removed from the hardship list. He said earlier this week h« had rejected a $1.5 million offer to play for Denver of the American Basketball Association. Fisher said he believes Williams will be ineligible for on* year but is not certain. SPECIAL! Group Baseball Gloves 1 Price R«S- 26.99 Steel Baseball Spikes Now IS 00 PURVIS SPORTING GOODS 2335 N. College s the first field event final of ; meet, rr's toss was 15 feet better an his personal best and 5 et belter than second-ranked arrren Shank of Westmont alif.) College. 3anny Nugent of Oklahoma ristian was the meet favor. He has swung the hammer 7-6 in qualifying and prelimi- ries this year. HAMMER TROUBLE Nugent, and most other ham- er throwers, had trouble get- ng the ball and chain out of e cage which was smaller an regulation-size. He hit the re structure several times in c six throws and hung the 11 and chain on the top of the ructure on the last throw. In previous tosses this week, hammer throwers have locked out Ihree power lines. Last year's winner. Mike eating from Simon-Fraser 'lege of British Columbia leaved the ball and chain 200 to set an NAIA record. The NAIA Games Committee 11 issue a ruling today on the igibilily status of the Ala- ama Slate College team which issed the scralch meet Thursay. NAIA rules stale thai all ams must make the scratch eel, have a [earn representa- ve present, or call ahead for a servalion. The Alabama State oach and team, consisting of a unner and field events man. lid they had trouble getting in ontact with NAIA officials in rkadelphia. More lhan 850 athletes from 1 states, two provinces - and anada are participating in the neet. 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