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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 15

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16 ; Northwett Arkanwj TIMES, Wed., July 24, 1974 rAVETTKVILLi. ARKANtAI Professional Baseball AMERICAN LEAGUE W L Pet. GB East 50 45 .526 -49 45 .521 48 45 .516 48 47 .505 47 49 .495 ' 45 50 .474 East ^·Cleveland et»ew York ·'"··Milwaukee "i Detroit '!· Oakland 55 41 .573 -'I Chicago 49 45 .521 5 Kansas City, 47 47 .500 7 Texas 48 50 .490 8 8VS 17 Minnesota 47 50 .485 California 39 59 .398 SUNDAY'S results Oakland 6, Cleveland 3 Minnesota 10, Detroit 7 California 6, Baltimore 4 New York 5, Kansas City 4 Chicago 6-3, Milwaukee 2-5 Texas 2, Boston 1 .MONDAY'S GAMES No games scheduled TUESDAY'S GAME All-Star Game at Pittsburgh National 7, American 2 Wednesday's Games No games scheduled Graham Recommended CONWAY, Ark. (AP) - Supt. Carl Stuart of Conway public schools lias recommended Joe Graham, a former State College of Arkansas basketball player, for the Conway High School head coaching job. Graham is a Junior high school coach at Conway. Award Winner ' KINGSTON, · K.I. (AP) -James \V. Norman, sports Information director for the University of Rhode Island, has received two awards from the College Sports Information Directors of America. . He was presented a national citation for his work on URI's football trip. Captain Injured HANOVER, N.H. (AP) -Frank Gallo, captain of Dartmouth's 1974 soccer team, has been indefinitely sidelined with a leg injury. The St. Louis senior suffered a fractured leg during a summer league game earlier this month. Gallo was Dartmouth's most valuable player in 1973. Women's Rowing Team BOSTON (AP) - Boston University's women's rowing team will represent the United Stales World Rowing Championships at Lucerne, Switzerland, next monlh. The national champion four- oared shell with coxswain will compete against more than 29 rowing nations. . . Highway 71 S. Highway 120 We'st Fork, Ark. Men. thru Sat. 8-8 Sunday 9-7 DRIVE OUT-AND SAVE WEST FORK WE ACCEPT U.S.D.A. FOOD STAMPS WAREHOUSE MARKET NATIONAL LEAGUE West W L Pel. GB Philadelphia 49 46 .516 -- -i.St., Louis 46 Montreal 45 Pittsburgh 45 Chicago 41 New York 40 Brock Keeps Running WE GIVE DOUBLE SH GREEN STAMPS EVERY WEDNESDAY! USDA Choice Boneless Chuck Roast $109 Lb. Ion Brock (20) of the St. Louis Cardinals keeps on go- Ing by second base and Bert Campaheris of the Oakland A's as Brock stole second and then trotted lo third when catcher Thurraan Mimsou's throw skidded into center field; Action came In Tuesday evening's All-Star game. (AP Wirephoto) 49 48 49 52 52 West 63 34 58 40 51 46 50 49 45 53 43 58 .484 .484 .479 .441 .435 5V4 12 14.. 18V4 22 ' Four Teams Still Unbeaten WFL In Third Week Los Angeles 63 34 .649 Cincinnati 58 40 .592 Houston 51 46 .526 Atlanta 50 49 .505. San Fran 45 53 , .459 San Diego 43 58 .526 SUNDAY'S GAMES St. Louis 9, Houston 1 Pittsburgh 6, Atlanta 2 Cincinnati 8. Cahicago 2 San Francisco 4-2, Montreal 0-0 San Diego 7, New York 3 Philadelphia 2, Los Angeles 1 . MONDAY'S GAMES No games scheduled TUESDAY'S GAME All-Star Game at Pittsburgh National 7, American 2 Wednesday's Games No games scheduled Grand Slam Keys HI Win For Dairymen By MIKE GASPENY 01 the TIMES Sports Stalf A grand slam homer by shortstop Bob Stephens climaxed a six run splurge in the inning, spiriting College and righthander Lawson The rookie Vtold Football League, plunging into the midst of its third week, will have four teams battling tonight to hang onto their unbeaten records.. At east one is likely to fail. A pair of undefeated teams -- the Birmingham Americans and the Memphis Southmen -are matched in a WFL version of a "showdown" game. "They have a fine quarterback and two of the better running backs in the league," said Birmingham head coach Jack Gotta about the'Southmen -- the WFL scoring leaders with a 25-point per game average. Quarterback John Huarte, who has 22 completions in 37 attempts for 342 yards, leads Memphis. Running back J. J. Jennings has a total of 170 Bowling Title HOUSTON -- Tommy Hudson of Akron, Beach in Ohio defeated the finals of $47,000 Houston-Sertoma Bowling tournament. Bill the Open yards rushing for the Southmen and John Harvey has 85 yards. ' B u t quarterback George Mira, the latest WFL Player of the Week, has completed 22 of 44 passes 'for 299 yards for he Americans. His top receiver s Dennis, Homan with six catches for 144 yards. In other 'games tonight, the unbeaten Chicago Fire plays ;he Portland Storm, the undefeated Florida Blazers meet ;he Houston Texans and the Southern California Sun faces the Jacksonville Sharks. The Philadelphia Bell hosts the New York Stars Thursday night in a nationally televised WFL game and Chicago -- with three days of rest --, plays the Hawaiians in another contest Sunday at Honolulu. The Fire, tied with Birmingham and Memphis for the Central Division lead, will help winless Portland open its home season. · Chicago features quarterback Virgil Carter -- 33 of 62 for 371-and- receiver James Scott, the WFL leader with 14 catches for 134 yards. The Blazers are the other unbeaten · WFL team, led by quarterback Bob Davis and runners Jim Strong and A. D. Whitfield. Winless New York, with the leading WFL offense and the second leading defense, will try to get untracked againsf Philadelphia. USDA Choice Center Cut Chuck Roast Lb. USDA Choice Swiss Steak Lb. USDA Choice Boneless Stew Meat Lb. USDA Choice Blade Cut Chuck Roast Lb. USDA Choice Chuck Steak Lb. U.S.D.A. Choice Minute Steaks $123 Lb. ]00 FREE SH GREEN STAMPS WITH $5.00 PURCHASE Expires 7-30-74 OPEN DAILY 9-10; SUNDAY CLOSED WED. f THURS., FRI., SAT. third Club Osburn to a Bentonville Palmer, Weiskopf Highlig'ht Field 10-3 victory over the District American Legion tournament at Springdale's Jaycee Stadium yesterday. Bentonville had been a 6-5 winner over Rogers in Monday's competition. Fayetteville, the district champions, had drawn a bye on Monday. Bentonville took a 3-1 lead In the second and very nearly shattered the usually invincible Osburn. With Alan Dean and Dave Bohnsack aboard, catcher Kevin Whited arced a twisting home run to left. A subsequent walk and single, with only one out. almost banished the College Club stopper. But Osburn recovered, inducing Mike Kimmel to pop up and Vincent West to ground into force play. -Thereafter he blanyed the opponents, finishing with a five-hitter and fanning nine. College Club launched a game-sealing comeback in the third. After singling to open t h e i inning. Randy Porter scored a gift run on an error and two passed balls. Then, with Jackie Davis, Larry Atha and Rick Karnbach jamming the bases, Stephens, who had doubled in the second, cracked a long fly over the fence in left center. S t e p h e n s ' salvo rocketed College Club to a comfortable 7-3 lead. RALLY CONTINUES Later in the third, pitcher Osburn poked a single to score Rick Taylor, who had lashed a base hit and stolen second. That same tandem produced an ir'nnticfil Fayetteville run in the fifth. College Club tallied for tirj last time in the sixth on a walk, a Jackie Davis single, an Atha fly which moved Shelby Sizemore th third and an RBI grounder by Karnbach. The furious College Club offense abused losing pitcher Vincent West for 14 hits. Davis led the winners with three safeties; Porter, Stephens, Taylor and Osburn had two apiece. The tournament triumph was the reverse of College Club's last regular season loss, 7-3 to Van Buren. Then, coach Dick Harris' team, unused to falling behind, stalled in frustration. "We learned a lesson from the Van Buren game," Harris claimed after yesterday's win. "Today we didn't ever get down on ourselves. I probably got down more than the boys did." College Club will resume its effort to sweep the tournament on Thursday night at 6:30 against Siloam Springs. Right- hander Brian Holt, who boasls ·n 8-2 records, will face Siloam, an 8-2 record, will face Siloam, |all their last night. waukce. PORT CREDIT, Ont. (AP) -Arnold Palmer returns to the scene of his first victory - now almost 20 years back-and Tom Weiskopf returns to the site of last triumph, in this week's $200,000 Canadian Open Golf Tournament. Palmer and Weiskopf head a strong field of 150-almost all of them tour-toughened American stars-arrayed for the Thursday start in this national championship ttiatoffeisthewinner KuhnAsks Leagues For D.C Games MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Base- bail Commissioner Bowie Kuhn has asked the 24 major league teams to consider scheduling some of their home games in Washington next year, it wai reported Tuesday night. "The commissioner has requested all of us to coordinate a program to put some games in Washington," said Edmund B. Fitzgerald, chairman of the Milwaukee Brewers' executive committee. "Theoretically, it would be a joint league operation, anc teams from both leagues would play in Washington," he said. Fitzgerald, in Pittsburgh for the Ail-Star game, was inter viewed by the Milwaukee Sentl nel. The paper said a 20-game package was being considerec for next year for Washington which has been without major league baseball since the olc Senators moved to Arlington Tex., and became the Texas Rangers after the 1971 season. The report also said a group headed by Washington business man Joseph Danzansky, which had tried to buy the San Diego Padres last winter, has been asked to promote the Washing ton games. Danzansky ha refused, the paper said, saying his group wants a major leagu franchise of its own. Asked if the Brewers woul be willing to play some horn games in Washington, Fitzger aid said the club "will di anything we can to help solvi the Washington situation, bu we have certain constraints o our own County Stadium con tract." The Brewers' contract wit the county, which has 20 year to run, requires them to play home games in Mil 140,000 and a spot in the four- man field for the World Series f Golf. Only a handful of the name players are missing as the tour noves into its most lucrative iortion of the schedule. In the next eight weeks, more han $1.8 million in prize money vill be at stake, and the big guns of the game, many of vhom haven't played in the Jnited Slates since the Ameri:an Open, are moving back into iction for a shot at the big money events. The field also includes Jack Lee Trevino, Johnny Wilier, five of the year's top 0 money-winners and a dozen players who have won American tour titles this year. The major absentees are Masters and British Open champion Gary Player, at home n South Africa, U.S. Open champion Hale Irwin, veteran Casper, Hubert Green, Jerry Heard and Buddy AHin. Miller, the season's top winner with $204,000 in prize money ind five titles, remains a questionable starter on the eye of :he 72-hole event. His wife is expecting their third child momentarily. T h e 44-year-old Palmer scored the first of his 61 North American victories in the Canadian Open in 1955. Although he lasn't won in almost two years, he played some of his best golf of the period in his last three starts. Weiskopf is the defending champion. This was (he last of his official tour titles in 1973. Other standouts include 1974 winners Jim Colbert, Rod Curl, Bob Mcnne, Allen Miller, Bobby Nichols, Leonard Thompson, Tom Watson and Richie Karl, winner of last week's B.C. Open. Others include Bruce Cramplon, Crcnshaw, John Australian rookie Ben Mahaffey, Lanny Wadkins, Forrest Fezler, 62-year-old Sam Snead and Canada's best player, George Knudson. The site is Ihe 6.788-yard, par- 70 Mississaugua Gql and Country Club course in suburban Toronto. V VAUGHN* 7 BATTERY CO. MS S. 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