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Professional Baseball By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AMERICAN LEAGUE '··East W L Pet. GB Boston ";· 50 43 .538 Baltimore 48 43' ,527 Cleveland . 4 7 44 -.516 Milwaukee 46 46 .500 New York - 46 47 .495 Detroit., . . 45, 48 .484 West ' Oakland 54 40 .574 Chicago · · 47 44 .516 Kansas City 47 54 .511 Texas 45 50 .479 Minnesota, 45 50 .474 California 37 58 .389 FRIDAY'S RESULTS Cleveland 4, Oakland 0 Baltimore 5, California 4, innings Kansas City 5, New York 4 Minnesota 7, Detroit 5 Boston 3, -Texas 1 Chicago 7, Milwaukee 3 SATURDAY'S GAMES Kansas City (Busby, 13-8) at New York (Medich, 11-7) Oakland (Holtzmah, 10-1) at Cleveland (Peterson, 7-5) Milwaukee (Champion, 4-1) at Chicago (Kaat, 10-6) a n d North*** ArVaiuat TIMES, Sal., July 20, 1974 «, rAYETTIVILLI, ARK*N»A1 Just Misses Perfect Game Bosnian Fires No - Hitter By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS [our Texas errors. Tiant set s "4 a t California .(Ryan, 11-9) F i g u e r o a , 1-1) Baltimore (Cuellar, 12-4 and McNally, 8-6 or Garland, 3-2), twi-m'ght Minnesota (Decker, 9-8) at Detroit (Lolich, 10-11) N Boston (Cleveland, 7-7) at Texas (Hargan, 8-5),N SUNDAY'S GAMES Oakland at Cleveland Minnesota at Detroit California at Baltimore Kansas City at New York Milwaukee at Chicago, 2 Boston at Texas, N . Dicfc Bosman as he completed hi THANKS, FANS the Cleveland Indians thanks the fans, who give him a standing ovation Cleveland's Dick Bosman svas perfect throwing to the plate but imperfect throwing to first base and that one imperfection cost him a chance to be absolutely perfect Friday night. Making only his fifth start of the season, the 30.year-old right-hander threw 79 pitches to the plate against the Oakland A's and 60 of them were either strikes -- he fanned four--or resulted in outs. Bosnian also threw twice to first base and one of them was high, glancing off the glove of Tom McCraw for a two-base error. The miscue cost Bosman perfect game and he had to settle for a no-hitter as the Indians snapped a six game slide and Oakland's six game winning streak by defeating t h e world champion A's 4-0. Bosman wasn't discouraged with his narrow miss at what would have been the llth perfect game in major league history: This has got to be the big" down the first 12 Rangers until Mike Hargrove doubled the lead off the f i f t h inning a n d scored on Jim Spencer's single. ORIOLES 5, ANGELS 4 Don Baylor's home run in the 10th inning enabled Baltimore Lo end a four-game losing streak after the Orioles had wasted a 4-1 1 e a d. A sacrifice fly by Tommy Davis and a single by Baylor in the first inning accounted for two runs and California starter Dick Lange was chased in the thirc when run-scoring singles by BroQks Robinson and Earl Williams put the Orioles ahead 4-1 Denny Doyle homered for the Angels. ROYALS 5, YANKEES 4 Amos Otis slammed a three-run homer off S a m McDowell with two out in the fifth inning and John Mayberry followed with a solo shot, powering Kansas City to a 4-1 lead. The Royals picked up what proved to be the winning run in the ninth on 'Fran Healy's single, Fred Patek's double and Jim \Vohl- ford's infield hit. WHITE SOX 7, BREWERS 3 Ken Henderson drove in three runs with a two-run homer and a double as Chicago rolled to its fifth straight victory. Bart Johnson piCKea up nis inira triumph in as many decisions since This receat recall from ths minors but needed help from Terry Forster in the seventh. George Scott and Darrell Porter homered for the Brewers. TWINS 7, TIGERS 5 Rod Carcw singled home on« run and had three hits and Larry , Hisle doubled home two runs, propelling Minnesota ever the slumping Tigers. D a v e Goltz, who was greeted by Bill Frcehan's three-run homer when he relieved Vic Albury in the first inning, hurled 7 1/3 strong innings to earn the victory. Reds Win Again, But Can't Gain On Mike Marshall And The Dodgers no-hitter against the Oakland Athletics _Friday night. Bosman told the ge nED U 50X "sT RANGERS 1 NATIONAL LEAGUE East W L Pet. GB 47 46 .505 -- Philadelphia Montreal St. Louis Pittsburgh Chicago New York 44 44 43 40 39 West Los Angeles 63 32 .Cincinnati Houston Atlanta SanFran Can Diego 57 5t 50 43 42 .489 IV .473 3 .467 31' .440 6 .433 6V .663 .594 6} .537 12 .515 14 .534 20 .424 23 crowd of 24,302 that the Indians will "go all the may now." The Indians beat the world cJmm- L U J S Tiant scattered eight hits ' - - - - · and B OS i on took advantage of pion A's 4-0, ending a six-game losing streak. Bosman; 'Biggest Thrill 1 (AP Wirephoto) Goal-Setting Works CLEVELAND (AP) -- Cleveland Indians' pitcher .Dick Bosman is a goal-setter...and in some cases an'over-achiever. "I always set goals for myself," the 30-year-old right- hander said. "Tonight my goal was to go out there and pitch a low-scoring ball game and go the distance." Bosnian's goal-setting turned into a pot of gold Friday night when he tossed the first no-hitter of his 11-year career, beating the Oakland A's 4-0. . .The only man to reach base was Sal Bando, who made It to second on Bosnian's throwing error in the fourth inning. "This has got to be the biggest thrill of my life," Bosman said as his teammates poured FRIDAY'S RESULTS Pittsburgh 2, Atlanta 0 . Cincinnati 4, Chicago 1 Houston 5, St. Louis 1 New York 4, San Diego 2 Los Angeles 4, Philadelphia 0 San Francisco 6, Montreal 2 ' SATURDAY'S GAMES -Houston (Rooerts, 6-8). at St. Louis (Foster, 4-6) Montreal (Renko, 9-6) at San -Francisco (Halicki. 0-1) beer over his head. "I always knew I had it in me, and tonight I finally got it." "Johnny Ellis, the catcher kept me down all night," Bosman said. "I told him before the game to get on his belly if he had to, to keep me down. He did a great job.' r ERROR DIDN'T HURT The error in the fourth inning didn't bother him, Bosman insisted. "I had to stay in there and pilch. My slider was working well" and my fastball was sailing and sinking." Bosman said it was very quiet on the bench and, even though. he was aware of the 24,302 fans roaring with every pilch he made in the final two innings, he never broke his con- centration. "It was all between Johnny and me," he said. "I had to concentrate. When I got to the mound all I saw was Johnny's fingers and the glove...! "shook a little bit when I was warming up in the ninth..." The Oakland squad took Bosman's no-hitter as just another loss. "I tapped him and wished him good luck," Jackson saic of his action running off the field at the end of the eighth inning. "I did it because he's a nice guy. He's always been a nice guy. "He made good pitches. I've never seen him pitch Ihis wel before. He had great stuff, so I give him credit..." hreesome Tied Midway Of Women's Open LA GRANGE, 111. (AP) -- A ormer champion, a confident mateur and ashaky first-round eader formed the pacesctting io as the U.S. Women's Open Dday moved into the third ound of a wide open champion- hip. Carol Mann, the lanky 1965 ipen champion; Dabby Massey, eading a.strong amateur con- ingent, and Kathy Ahern the ading first-round leader 'paced he charge into the final 36 holes Chicago (Reuschel, 9-7) Cincinnati (Kirby, 7-5). N at Pittsburgh (Kison, 5-4) at At- .lanta (Morton, 11-7), N Philadelphia (Ruthven, 4-7) at Los Angels (Button, 6-7),N : New York (Koosman, 9-7) at San Diego (Laxton. 0-0). N SUNDAY'S GAMES Houston at St. Louis Pittsburgh at Atlanta Chicago at Cincinnati . Montreal at San Francisco, 3 New York at San Diego . . Philadelphia at Los Angeles College Club Fielding Frustrates Rogers In Pre-Tourney American Legion Victory By MIKE GASPENY Of the TIMES Sports Staff Handsomely supported by a superb College 'Club defense and a revived batting attack, Brian Holt spun a three-hitter as Fayelleviile thwarted Rogers 4-1 in College Club's final regulr season game. Holt, the righ- tiander with the effective sinking fastball, was exploited for Rogers.' only run in the first inning. He did not weaken thereafter. Time after time, alert play in the field stymied Rogers, liberating Holt from possible League Leaders AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING (200 at bats) -" Oarew. Min, .380; Ystrzmski, Bsn, .331; Hargrove, Tex, .328. - RUNS --Ystrzmski, Bsn, 59; Campaneris, Oak, 58; D. Allen, jams. Cenlerfielder Shelby Sizemore made three exceptional maneuveurs. In the second, the instinctual fly catcher raced deep into center for an over-the- shoulder snag of a fence-hound drive by Bob Bland. During the fourth, he surged far to his left to nab a slice off the bat of Mike Easlerling. Later Jerry Robinson's potential, double into right-center was reduced to a single by Sizemore on an agile cut-off in the fifth. Third baseman Mark Prenger and first sacker Rick Karnbach combined for an unsuual, rally- slifling double play in the thte nning. With runners at the cor ners, Prenger made a chargin E ick-up of a Joe Smith ;dribbler ut appeared to throw wildl ;o first. Karnbach had other no :ions, however, scooping th ball and then running dow John Snyder, who tarried i between first and second, I Springdale Wins Twice; Will Meet Rogers Tonight Chi, 57. RUNS BATTED IN -- Burroughs. Tex, 71; D. Allen, Chi, 67; Rudi, Oak, 61. HITS -- Carew, Min, 138; ·Rivers, Cal, 107; Rudi Oak, "107. ' DOUBLES -- Rudi, Oak, 26; Briggs, Mil, 21; McKae, KC, 21; Healy, KC 21; Carew, Min, 21; Burroughs, Tex., 21. TRIPLES -- Rivers, Cal, 7; Otis, KC, 7; Wohlford. KC, 6; Hisle, Min, 6; Darwin, Min, 5; Campaneris, Oak, 6. HOME RUNS -- D. Allen, Chi, 24; Mayherry, KC, 19; R. Jackson, Oak, 17. STOLEN BASES -- Norlh, Oak 36; Campaneris, Oak, 24; Rivers, Cal, 23. PITCHING (8 DECISIONS) G. Perry, Cle, 15-3, .833, 1.47; 'Sprague, Mil, 7-2, .778, 2.48; · Fingers, Oak, 7-2, .778, 3.14. .' STRIKEOUTS -- N. Ryan, Cal, 193; G. Perry, Cle, 141; . Blyleven, Min, 136. NATIONAL LEAGUE ; BATTING-200 at bals-Garr, · Atl, .363; Zisk, Pgh, .330; R. , Smith, StL, .328. . .RUNS -- Schmidt, Phi, 61; Rose, Cin, 61; Wynn, LA, 61; · Bonds, SF, 61. RUNS BATTED IN -- · Cedeno, Hln, 74; Wynn, LA, 69; Schmidt, Phi, 66. HITS -- Garr, Atl, 146; D Cash, Phi, 121; Garvey, LA, ,118. ' DOUBLES -- Cardenal Chi, · 24; Maddox, SF, 23; A. Oliver, Pgh, 22; Slennett, Pgh, 22. TRIPLES -- Garr, Atl, 12; D. Cash, Phi, 8; A. Oliver, Pgh, 8. HOME RUNS -- Wynn, La, 21; Schmidt, Phi, 19; Cedeno, By BILL KENNAN Of (he TIMES Sports Staff SPRINGDALE -- It was an evening that the highly touled Fayetteville Babe Ruth All-Stars would rather forget. A plague of almost Biblical pro- lortions descended on Fayetteville's favorite sons, sending unattended baseballs squirting n every direction and faces staring at the sky in utter disbelief. In all, Fayetteville committed enough miscues to send Springdale into a final showdown match with Rogers 16-8 as the Northwest Arkansas District Babe Ruth Baseball Tournament ncared its conclusion. Then in the nightcap spunky Springdale eked'out a 10-9 victory over Rogers, the only previously undefeated team .in the scored an error, Ken Baker tripled in Mark Peoples, Baker scored on Rick .Burton's single and Burton in turn scampered home on Fayetteville errors. At the end of the inning Springdale was in command 6-4. : , BRIEF RALLY In the fifth inning Fayeltevillc narrowed the gap. as Allred scored all the way from second to Gip Gibson's single. From there, unfortunately for Fayetteville fans, it was just about all Springdale. The bottom of the fifth literally turned into a nightmare as the Springdale bunch scored eight runs with hearly help from Ihe error plague. By the time the dust ha^l cleared from the final two hectic innings Springdale had scored two more runs and Fay- etleville one for the final 16-8 tourney, setting up a final game margin tonight beginning at 8:00. Fayetleville, obviously feeling Ihe effects of a solid week of tournament play, took an early 2-1 margin and expanded that lead to 4-1 as Kenny Harriman and Terry Fraley scored on a timely double by Rick Allred. Springdale marched right back however, to retake the lead in the bottom to the third when shortstop Dwight Nelson Htn, 19. STOLEN BASES -- Brock, StL, 58; M o r g a n , Cin, 40; Cedeno. Htn, 36. PITCHING 8 DECISIONS -- Mcssrsmth, LA, 11-2, .846, 2.21; John, LA, 13-3, .813,2.58; Griffin. Hln, II 3, .786, 3.02., STRIKEOUTS -- Carllon, Phi, 140; Messrsmth, La, 136; P. Niekro, AU, 120- Former LSU QB Burns Travelers LITTLE ROCK (AP) Dan Beerbowcr crossed Ihe plate in the eighth inning .as El Paso Droke a 2-2 tie and went on lo defeat the Arkansas Travelers 4-2 in a Texas League game here Friday night. The Diablos used two singles and an error to score flieir go- ahead run. Beerbower led ofl the inning with a single, then raced to third on a hit-and-run single by Rocky Jordan. Beerbower scored when Arkansas first baseman Monty Bolinger fumbled a ground ball. Mike Miley, who was to be Louisiana State University'. starling quarterback this ty- fal until life signed a professiona baseball contract, gave El Paso a 2-1 lead in the sixth wit! The obvious hitting star of the g a m e and indeed the entire vening was Ken Baker who truck out his first time at bat nit then tripled and ' doubled wice. Rick Burton was the win- icr for Springdale while Terry ''raley absorbed the loss de- pite a string of relief pitchers, ncluding Kendall Keen, Calvin Tackett and Charles Ferguson. Springdale got only twenty ninutes r e s t between games but apparently it was all they leeded to prepare a 10-9 ambush for Rogers. Mike Davis vas the winning pitcher for pringdale with some relief iclp provided by Brent Combs, is Webb exhibited an excel- cnt breaking curve in defeat 'or Rogers. The lead changed hands from inning to inning with Springdale trailing as rnuch as 9-5 before staging a late inning comeback that nipped Rogers. Rogers with one loss now must be defeated again by Springdale if they are to garner this year's Babe Ruth title. A win by Rogers, however, would give them the title in the double elimination tournament. complete the double play. TWO IN FIRST College Club actually won th game with two runs in the firs off loser Dave Humphrey Randy Porter, defeating slump, singled to open the in ning and then ran home on triple to left-center by Jack: Davis. With two out, a groun single by clutch-hitter Karnbac tallied Davis. Fayelleviile pr duced another run in the four on a double into right-center b Karnbach and a single up tl middle by Prenger. In the fifth, with Larry Atl at the plate, Porter on thir and Davis on first, Davis bro 1 for second. Catcher Don Bin ham slung a strike to the ba but Davis, who would have bei out by five feet, cuffed Ihe ba out of the shortstop's glove, a lowing Porter to bound horn with an unearned run. Porte Karnbach and Prenger had tw hits apiece for the winners. Keen College Club fielding persisled in the seventh when Porter deprived Bland of a ground single to right by lunging far to his left. Davis ended the game by sailing deep into the right-center alley and spearing a potential extra-base ' dt. College Club takes a 27-8 record into Area One District Tournament play at Springdale this week. Drawing a bye in the first round, the league-leaders will confront the victor of the Springdale-West Fork game on Tuesday at 4:30. District winners will compete in an eight-team tournament in Newport starting July 31 for the By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A sore-armed "pitcher helped Cincinnati lo its 4-1 victory oevr the Chicago Cubs Friday night, but a Los Angeles hurler with a pain in the neck kept the Reds from gaining ground on ague West Divi- troubled with stiffness in his right shoulder since spring training, struggled to gain his 10th triumph of the season. m gai the National Le sion leaders. Jack Billingham, He lasled unlil (he Chicago sixlh inning before Pedro Borbon relieved and finished Ihe game with four innings of two- hit ball. Bill Plummer and George Foster each drove in two runs to pace Cincinnati's 13th victory in 16 games. The hot streak has brought the Reds within 6'/j games of the Dodgers, but slitf- necked Doug Rau beat the Philadelphia Phillies to keep the margin from dwindling fur- Ihe $40,000 Open with a rize of $6,000. top Lee May Wrec/cs Cardinals Again ST. LOUIS (AP) Virginia, what's a Quick, baseball it performs an "exor- of course, or at least The threesome wound up Fri- ay deadlocked at even-par 144 or the first two rounds over La Grange Country Club ourse. The tricky par-72 course as yielded only four sub-par ounds so far. Any chance for a runaway .inner dissipated Friday when liss Ahern, who Thursday fired record-matching 68 in the irst round, blew her three- troke lead with a faltering 76. That enabled Miss Mann, .moothly rapping her second .uccessive par round, and Miss Massey, tacking a 73 on to her opening 71, .to join Miss Aherc wo strokes ahead o f - a pair, o 146 shooters. Deadlocked in t h e runner-up spot where_Sandra Haynie. No. Ladies sociation team do when it's beset by unseen forces and locked in a six-game losing streak? Why, cism." that's what the St. Louis Cardinals did Friday night prior to t h e i r game with the Houston Astros. But even that failed after broom-wielding trainer Gene Gicselmann drove a clubhouse attired as "The Phantom" r rom the premises. And instead of vanishing the Phantom merely reappeared in the person of the Astros' Lee May, who again humiliated the Cards on the field, 5-1. "He's a hot weather hitter," Houston's sort-spoken manager, Preston Gomez, said of May who homered once and sjriglcd twice. LIKES CURVES In further reference to May vho is hitting .439 against SI jouis, Gomez noted, "He isn' 'oing to get cheated on hi wings, just like the Pirates Villie Stargell. NEVER COMPLAINS "One other thing about him, he Houston manager addec 'you never here him complai f he makes an out. He come )ack and sits down and lake off his helmet. He has a won derful attitude. St. Louis' Schocndiensl sai B was more concerned abou ad luck than May's altitude he "Phantom" or his team" .ailspin, however. "We hit some shots.out ther tonight, but they were alway right at somebody," he com plained. "Maybe if we cou! just get a few off the fists we open up." One shot the Astros didn Professional Golf As suciauun money winner, and another amateur, Bonnie Lauer, form Michigan State. Miss Massey. 23, heading the Curtis Cup survivors, was confident she could become the only amateur winner in this tournament since Catherine Lacosta won the 1967 open. "I think I can do it, it I hang onto my timing and concentration," said Miss Massey, of Bethlehem, Pa. "He also likes high, hanging curve balls," observed a less appreciative Cards Manager Red Schoendienst, who referrec to a May clout in Ihe first in ning. Whatever, the Cards' seventh loss in a row and 13th setback in 14 games was sealed after May batted only once. Following Bob Watson to UK plate after the Astros took' a 1-0 lead, he hammered a deli very from Ray Bare, 0-2, ove: Ihe fence in left-ccnler field to: the second and third runs. It was his fifth home run in 10 games against the Cards* and an eighth-inning single accounted for his 12th run batted Arkansas championship. Unusual Editorial LOS ANGELES (AP) -- T h e complete text of an editorial on the sports page of the Los Angeles Times headlined 'Dizzy his seventh home run of thelDean'; "The game has slid year. I back since h* got out of It," Hank Aaron Day Planned ATLANTA (AP) - It's Hank Aaron Day at Atlanta Stadium and if baseball's all-time homi run king gels into the ballgami he will set another major lea gue mark-most games played. Aaron tied Ty Cobb's recorc of playing in 3,033 major leagu games by appearing in Friday's night's game with Pillsburgh The Pirates play the Braves a gain tonight. Before tonight's game, a 45 minute ceremony is schedule in which the 40-year-old slugge will be showered with gifu from cities throughout th Southeast. Atlanta is giving Aaron a lux ury automobile and his home town, Mobile. Ala., has chose a Boehm bird sculpture. Hunts villc, Ala., has decided to giv Aaron a plaque containing th patches worn by astronauts moon missions and Skylab. Other gifts .inclu.de.. a week stay for his family at a Chall nooga,' Tenn., hotel; a canoe a golf cart, lifetime supplies phonograph records, pecans an pickles; and a lion cub. West Fork Tops Harrison For Second Time WEST FORK -- Paul Jamerson scattered five hits in pitching West Fork to its second up- ,, ,, , - . , set win of the year over Harri- me, Uirtis b on Friday night. West Fork haven t won. anged out 15 hits and won 13-6. While no Harrison batter ould get more than one hit f Jamer'son, West Fork leed 'f on starter John Bishop and clievers Kelly Dameron, Ronie Jones and Bill Fogerly. eading the attack were Ronnie iradley with a double and home un and Duane Dunkle with two oubles. Harrison scored three times .1 only one hit in the first, ut West Fork tied the game vith a run in the first and two n the second. The Tigers then lew the contest open with a ve-run third. Kelly Lewis and )ennis Selbe drew walks, Ja- icrson and Dunkle doubled and ihuck Siebert tripled. West Fork added two runs in oth the fourth and fifth innings and one in the sixth, more than ffselting a three-run Harrison ixlh. With the victory, West Fork advanced to 11-13 for the year _nd 4-8 in league play. Harrison dropped 19-14 and 5-7. The Ti- jers will play Springdale Monlay night at 8:30 in the district ournament at Springdale. Match Race Don "Big Daddy" Garlits and ·TV" Tommy Ivo will race .heir Top Fuel dragsters in best-of-three matches both today and Sunday in the Dixie Classic Drag Championships. There will be a similar format in Pro Stock between Ronnie Sox and "Dyno" Don Nicholson on the one-eighth mile strip at the Charlolte Motor Speedway. catch was Joe Torre's triple o Tom Griffin,'11-3, a driver ovi the head of Cesar Cedeno center which scored the Card only run in the fourth. A budding r a l l y was und' way, but Cedeno sprinted f, lo his right to flag down a two out drive off the bat of Jer DaVanon with a backhand ca ch. "I have to think,"· said Torr "that if I'd been on second ba he wouldn't have made th catch the way a he did. "He would have been playing farther, in trying to keep me from scoring on a single," the Cards' captain conjectured "but that's baseball. We played well, but we lost." Unlike Billingham, Rau didn't f f e r much before the game. ul he wasn't around at the lish. Mike Marshall was, as e has been in most Los An- eles games this season. It was the second time Rau nd Marshall combined for a 0 decision. They beat the Ex- os by that score on April 28. METS 4, PADRES Z Jerry Grote had two hits and rove in .two runs to back Jon [attack's five-hitter and l e a d ew York past San Diego, adrcs second baseman Horace larke opened the way for four nearned Mets runs to score Ihe sixth inning, when he muffed Rusty Staub's ground all. Clarence Gaston's sixth home tin of the season gave the Pares a 1-0 lead in the fourth nning. GIANTS 6, .EXPOS 2 . Gary Matthews hit two-run ingles in the third and fifth, vhile Mike Caldwell and Randy Moffitt teamed for a six-hitter o carry San Francisco past Montreal. PIRATES 2,. BRAVES 0 Ken Brett pitched a five-hitter and drove in one run with a iflh-inning sacrifice fly. high- ighting Pittsburgh's sixth consecutive victory. All-time home run king Hanli Aaron started for the Braves after a three-game absence due ,o a knee injury, tying Ty :obb's major league record of 3,033 games played. Curtis Sifford Vows To Win After Taking B.C. Open Lead Slow-Pitch Softball EAST LEAGUE W Lazenby Real Estate 15 Br'er Fran's 14 Local 965 12 Standard Register II McDonald's 8 Dennis Home Furn. 7 SEC 6 141st Signal Co. 5 . Yamaha,Cycle Inn 4 EPC 1 WEST LEAGUE Wr. Bruger 16 Whit Chevy 13 Schliiz 11 eorgetown 10 'alace Drug 8 ?treet Department 7 Jniversity Baptist 6 ug's Dairy Maids 5 2 olice Department 3 J.C. Penney 3 ENDICOTT, N.Y. (AP) -"Leading is nothing new lo me," Curtis Sifford said. "I just "But I'm going to, win this ne." Sifford, a 32-year-old nephew of old pro Charley Sifford, offered the observation after his Eour-under-par 67 had broken a massive logjam of players a n d slaked him to a one-stroke lead Friday in the second round of the $150,000 B.C. Open Golf Tournament. Sifford was one of the last players to finish on the windswept, 6,804-yard En Joie Golf Club course and he was lied with four others until he chipped lo four feet and made the short birdie putt on his 17th hole. That got him in with a two- round tolal of 135, seven under par. and dropped Don Iverson, Bruce Fieisher, rookie Mark Hayes and Tim Collins back in lo second at 136. COLLINS CAROS 67 Iverson, Fieisher and Hayes all shared the 18-hoIe lead and 11. had 70s in the gusty winds. Collins, who has made the cut only twice before this hear, birdied his last two holes for a 1. None of the five leaders has ever won a regular tour title. All face the problems of the Monday morning qualifying rounds. Australian veteran Bruce Crampton had the day's besl round, a 66 lhat included a bo gey on the final hole, and was tied with four others at 137 TRI-LAKES ANTENNA Sales and Service N«w * U«*d AnUnnM olor · BFMK * White 10 11 H 12 15 1 4 5 7 8 10 10 11 13 13 Girls Softball Play in the girls Softball league continued Thursday night with Iwo games at Asbell Park, In the opener. N o o n Lions downed Standard Register 11-3 behind Ihe pitching of Pam Norslrom. Jeannette Lewis took the loss. Miss Norslrom helped her own cause With two home runs. Teammates Lisa Pitts and Donna Miller scored twice each, and Dana Lashley, Karen Conrow. Chandra Agee, Melissa Melton and Tammy Ripple onca each. Fayetleville Glass Company edged MrRoy-McNair 6-5 in the second game. Cheryl Fiser got the win over Merna Williams. just Iwo shots back in the chasei Leigh Ann Hodges of Fayeltel Record Crossing DOVER. England (AP) -- Mcrvyn Sharp, a 25-year-old Englishman, swam Ihe English I Channel for a record seventh' lime from Dover to F r a n c e Friday. Sharp, an auto tire fitter, beat the previous record of six crossings of the 22-mile stretch of sea which was held by American Tom Hctzel and Broken Das of Bangladesh. The time for Sharp's latest crossing was 13 hours 42 minutes. for a $30,000 first prize. He was tied with Lee Elder, Forrest Fezler Mike Wynn and Richie Karl, an assistant pro at the host club. Hubert Green, the defending title-holder and a three-time winner this season, was one of the few top stars to play in this event that immediately follows the prestige-laden British Open. He failed to qualify for the last two rounds, shooting a 151 total 7S144M Frt« 751-7927 TERMITES ? CALL ADMIRAL PEST CONTROL Roaches, Ants, Spiden, etc. COMMERCIAL RESIDENTIAL 442-7298 COMPLETE LINE Of BUILDING MATERIALS QUALITY MATERIALS at DISCOUNT PRICES BANKAl.'.ERICARD -MASTER CHARGE WELCOME PEL1VERY SERVICE ALSO NEW HOMES AVAILABLE IN SEVERAL LOCATIONS CELLEY BROTHERS LUMBER ico. 2401 NORTH GREGG ON W«l Towmhip North Gr« Phone 442-2351 le Glass and Renee Smith at cRoy-McNair each scored two ns. Crossing the plate onca ch for the losers were Denise eading, Nena Soils and Kathy ucas. WE PAY TOP MONEY For JUNK BATTERIES Our 20th Year in Fayetteville. 442-9567 60S South School Hiway 71 South VAUGHN BATTERY

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