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10 Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Mon., July 29, 1974 FAYXTTEVILLE, ARKANSAS Off And Running Buffalo Bills rookie running back Nathan Ingram (37) breaks nwny from St. Louis' Steve George a n il heads downflcld during action ill Saturday's Pro Football Hall of Fame G a m e In Canton, Ohio. St. Louis won the game 21-13. Four former NFL greats, Dick "Night Train" Lane, Lou Groza, Bill George and Tony Canacleo, were cn- slirincd in liulftimc ceremonies while NFLPA strikers picketed outside the stadium. (AP Wircpholo) In Canadian Open Nichols The Champ POT CREDIT, Ont. (AP) --| "You're shooting at the hole," Bobby Nichols s a i d . "That's what you do in this game. This just happened to be my day." The big, rangy, veteran one- putted 11 times -- "It must have been a little discouraging to the guys I was playing with," he said -- on his w a y to a two-under-par 08 and a front- running, four-stroke triumph Sunday in the Canadian Open golf championship. It was Nichols' llth individual triumph in a 15-year pro career- and almost certainly one of his happiest. "It gets me in the World Series of Golf," he said after his 10-under-par total of 270 on the 6,788-yard Mississauga Golf Club course. "Thank goodness, I'm in. I can't tell you how much that means to me. It was going through my mind all day." The World Series of Golf, bringing together only the four men who have won the season's major championships, w i l l be played this fall at famed Firestone Country Club, a course at which Nichols serves as head pro. Nichols, 39, was challenged at one time or another by Jack Nicklaus, Lee Trevino, R a y Floyd and Ben Crenshaw before he settled the issue with a string of three consecutive birdies starting on the I2th hole. From then on it was a fight for second. John Schlee and Larry Ziegler eventually t i e d for that position with 274 totals. Ziegler had a last round 69, Schlee a par-matching 70. Trevino, Floyd, Chi Chi Rodriguez 70 and Douglass and Lou Graham followed at 275. Trevino had a 72, Graham 67, Rodriguez 70 an dDouglass and Floyd 68. Nicklaus, starting five shots back of Nichols, once closed to within two strokes before he made double bogey. Purvis Unbeaten In State Tourney CONWAY -- Purvis Sporting Goods of Fayetteville won two games in the State Semipro Baseball Tournament over the w e e k e n d , joining Clinton, Conway and Texarkana as the only unbeaten teams in the double-elimination affair. Purvis deefated Mindcn. La., 6-3 on Saturday behind the pitching of Lonnie McCleland. Skala Takes LPGA Crown WHEELING, W. Va. (AP) While the media waited for an interview, Carole Jo Skala ate a sandwich. "I'm starving," s a i d the winner of the first Wheeling Ladies Professional Golf Association Classic. "I only had two pieces of bacon for breakfast." Mrs. Skala said she normally eats a big breakfast, but had several chores to attend to on Sunday. "I had to go to the lodge, then to the pool, and then to the golf course," she said, When she got to Oglebay Park's Speidel golf course, she went about a chore that earnet her $5,000. She finished with one-over-par round of 73 for a three-day total of 212, four under par, Jane Blalock had a 71 on the final day. "I thought I played extremely well the first two days," said Mrs. Skala of her 69 on Friday and Saturday's 70. "But : played a really ratty rounc today. "I've never been in the posi tion o' m o v i n g six shots ahead," she added. "I t r i e d to make myself gamble but couldn't." Not until Miss Blalock made a belated rush at the leader did Mrs. Skala take control o her game. With five holes left. M i s s Blalock was only two shots back. She then suffered a bogie on 14, and the challenge wen by the boards, "Once I found out Blalock was two shots back, I started playing belter," Mrs. Skala said. She was even par for th last five holes, including a bird ie on the last hole before a drenched but enthusiast!' gallery. The Fayetteville righthandei cattcrecl eight hits, struck ou line and walked no one. Minden was runner-up in Louisiana Semipro Tournamen ast year, but is eligible to play n the Arkansas tournamen lecause of a distance clause. Designated hitter Rick Me Vhorter had two hits agains \Bnden, as did Tommy Nea md Duke McDaniels. Jac Morris, David Caughman, Mar Selby each went one-for-four McDaniels and Beach eac slugged a home run. On Sunday, Purvis had t come from behind to ' ·Jcwport 8-5. John Zaehariaso allowed three runs through fiv nnings and reliever Ted Asbe avc up two more, droppin Purvis behind 5-3. But McDaniels came throng vith a home run, his third h of the day and fifth round ripper since joining the team at mid-season, to kay a seventh inning rally. Morris went'two - for - two elby two-for-four and Davi Drake one-for-one for Purvis Beach and Paul e a c h had hit in three trips. Thirteen teams began play i he tournament, with Clinton Marianna and Hot Spring drawing first-round byes. Th winner will qualify for th National Semipro Tournamen at Wichita, to begin Aug. 10. Purvis will play Tcxarkan Saturday at 1:30. Said Purv 3 o a c h Orby McClelam 'Texarkana is one fine baseba team." EVEREST (t JENNINGS WHEELCHAIRS FOLDS TO 10" DENTALS t SALES FaytllBVllIe Drmf E. Side Square WE PAY TOP MONEY For JUNK BATTERIES Our 20th Year in Fayetteville. 442-9567 605 South School Hiway 71 South VAUGHN BATTERY He finished with a 70 and VK ed at 277 with Arnojd Palmei 10 received a standing ovatio om the crowd around the 18t een when he finished with Nichols, now t h e winner o titles this season, creditec s fantistic putting with t Ii ctory. He collected $40,000 from tl tal purse of $200,000 an ished his earnings for the se n to $111,000, best of h .reer. And probably more ir ·rtantly to Nichols, it got hi to the World Series along wi outh African Gary Player lose sweep of the Masters ai ritish Open titles made th ie of the qualifying events .S. Open Champion Hale Irw nd the winner of the upcomin m e r i c a n PGA Nation hampionship. "This time," joked Bobby, on't have to get an invltati' s the home pro." )sburn Fires : ayetteville o Tourney Win By MIKE GASPENY ' 0( The TIMES Sports ISaH In a late-starling Saturday ght game, Lawson Osburn tched Fayetlevillc College lub to the District One Ameria n Legion -championship, tirottling Siloam Springs 0-1 lowing his usual disdain [or ic illusions of upposiliot alters, Osburn meted out only ve hits, whiffling t e n and Mowing Siloam's only run ii 10 last inning when the tourna nent trophy was thoroughly ssured. For Siloam, the game, its econd of the prolonged night 'as an agonizing taxi dance larlier, it had taken the Siloam quad nine innings and more han three hours to eliminate [arrison 13-9 in the opening ame of the evening. That vie H'y purchased the privilege o ueling College Club in th e c o n d game. Ironically iloam's first tournament los ad been administered by Fay tteville on Friday night, 5-3. A Siloam triumph would hav orced a third match wit 'ollege C!ub Sunday, but t h aligued Springers never cam :lose. Rubber-armed lefthantle Toe Huss, who hurled a gran otal of twelve innings durin b e two games, pitche rilliantly for four innings hree limes fanning the Colleg Club side. Huss, who won lli ouriiament's Most Valuab] 'layer trophy, committed onl one mistake in the early-going t was a gopher ball driven b power-hitting shortstop Bob St ihens over the fence in righ center. Stephens scored second run in the fourth whe he normally adept rival shor stop Bobby Leach made double error on Rick Karn bach's pop. But Huss inevitably weakenc in the fifth, and Siloam suffere he torment of the doomed an damned. Shelby Sizemore an Jackie Davis lashed run-pr ducing singles to cente Moments later, Bob Stephen vaked a third RBI, singled o ;he faltering Huss' knee. Tha jlow lifted College Club to 5-0 lead. If the fifth went badly fi Siloam, the sixth was a horro Bobby Leach and Jimmy Lew succeeded Huss to the moun in the grueling inning. Lawsp Osburn further insulted h i opponents with a run - scorin single, and R a n d y Porter safety manufactured two mo runs. Sizemore tallied a nin run on a combination of Siloa walks and errors. Siloam finally scored a fac saving run in the seventh wh Osburn permitted a single Todd Jackson, a walk to W Berlin, and a line-drive base-h Detroit Coach Dies Suddenly Soccer Victory EAST PROVIDENCE, 1U. (AP) _ The Rhode Island Oceaneers of the American Soo- Yer League, the only undefeated snuad in American professional soccer, chalked up another victory Saturday, beating the u.t. DETROIT (f ons officials, ·or the death tack Sunday cCafferty, rr uccessor for got i. "We've run thi o h i g h t morrow," aid McCafforty's and and shock elieve." McCafferty, 973 to boost unes of the vhile working uring the morning. Despite a' om a neii 3-year-old \P) -- Detroit despite sbock i from a heart of Coach Don et to select a the soft-spoken air League veter- lo get someone gram. I'll decide d announce it eneral Manager said Sunday. He ly's death "was d difficult to lircd in January the sagging for- Lions, collapsec g in his yard ning. st immediate aid oring doctor, the rmer Baltimore ^gained conscous a few hours later ospitai. Striking L i o n s veterans, 1 gathered at a hotel across the · street, cancelled their meeting when they learned of the tragedy. McCafterty, who captain and player representative Ed Flanagan called "a players' coach," had no record ol heart trouble. Thomas said the coach passed his physical in May without a sign of heart trouble. "His death is a serious loss to the sport, a serious loss to the town and a serious loss to our football team," Thomas said. Bob Hollway, defensive backfield coach and former head coach of the St. Louis Cardinals, may have the inside track as successor. Other strong possibilities are former New Orleans Saints head coach Ed Rick Forzano, ex-head coach at the U.S. Naval Academy. BeaverLevel [iiiiiJiiiiiniiaiiiinniniiiiniiiinniiHiiiiuniffliDiiiniiittHi Braver Lake level stood today at 1120.35 feet above sea level, down .01 from Sunday. Engi- peers reported that the gen- orators are not being used. Solomon Survives Heat To Reach Star Finals WASHINGTON AP) -- Har-i old Solomon, with help from the ligh humidity in his native nation's capital, had advanced ,o meet Argentina's Guellermo Vilas tonight in the final of the ixth annual $100,000 Washing- on Star-News tennis tournament. · · Solomon, a 21-year-old Davis iup member, defeated 17-year- old Billy Martin Jr. of Palo Verdes, Calif., 5-7-, 6-1, 6-0 Sunday after the youngster suffered to left by Marvin Harrison that sent Jackson home. But Jackie }avis speared Jimmy Lewis' iner to end the game and immediately threw the ball .wenty feet in the air to celebrate the victory. Davis' gesture implied that there was tension in the tournament, but College Club was dominant from Tuesday to Saturday. Fayetteville was ·lever gravely challenged in any o f its three consecutive 'iumphs -- 10-3 over Bentonville, 5-3 and 9-1 over Siloam. An unbeatable fusion of timely hitting, adroit defense, and the tight pitching of Osburn and Brian Holt guaranteed the trophy for College Club. As coach Dick Harris remarked after the game, "There's no doubt who's got the best team Those were the best three games we've played in a row all year." College Club will now take its 30-8 record to Newport for the State Tournament starting Wednesday. leat prostration brought on by he 90-degree heat. Vilas gained entry into the nationally-televised P u b l i c Jroadcasting Service, $16,OPO inal by downing an error-prone Warty Riessen of Amelia Elands, Fla. 6-3, 6-0. M a r t i n , t h e defending National Junior Champion, appeared to have the edge over Solomon, who lives in the Vashington suburb of Silver Spring, Md., until the second ;ame of the second set when double faulted twice and sloped chasing after Solomon's shots. "I didn't feel anything until I switched sides after the first ame of the second set," said Vlartin, who defeated Stan Smith and Tom Gorman to make it to the semifinals. 'Something got me completely drained of my energy. I thought : could possibly win but the ieat is something I have to learn to cope with." A tournament physician told newsmen that Martin suffered "rom taking too much salt and not enough liquids, compounded by the grueling matches he went through Saturday night. Solomon said he became a w a r e that something was wrong with Martin hut he thought the youngster might have pulled a leg muscle. "It came out of nowhere," said Solomon, "He was running one game and then he stopped the next. I was lucky he got tired, or else he might have put me away." s best car nsurance value in Arkansas just got better. On July 1; State Farm's low auto insurance rates got even lower. What makes Slate Farm the host car insurance value around? Low rates, good, solid prelection--and more than 11,500 good-neighbor agents all across the country to give you ou Isla ndi ng service, whenever and wherever you need it. And now, State Farm's low car insurance rates have just been reduced even more. There's never besn a belter time to check with your nearby Stale Farm agent to see how much you might save. When you do, remember: you don't give up a thing lo get Stale Farm's new lower rales. You can cou nl on the same solid protection a nd ^prompt, personalized service that made State Farm the largest car insurance company in the slate. There are 106 Stale Farm agents serving policyholders in Arkansas. Why not check your Yellow Pages now for the one near you? You'll find he's a good man to know for your life, health and homeowners insurance, loo. 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College Ph. 442-4251 LIFE BEGINS AT 40 AND IT'S ABSOLUTELY TRUE WHEN YOU SAVE AT FIRST FEDERAL SAVINGS Just imagine . . . if you are 2 S years old and you save just 100.00 a monlh wrHi us for fifteen years, without ever drawing it out ... a total of 180 pay. menfs. So, now you are 40, and life begins . . . because we now start paying you 100.00 a month, but the 100.00 WB pay you goes on every month For as long as you live . . . and you still have your original investment. Can you imagine living to 80 like a lot of people do and collecting 100.00 a month for forty years. A total of 48,000.00 dollars and you still have your original investment. Need we say more? Drop in today and let us sfart your life at 40. (Assuming our current rate of interest) first federal savings Phone 521-3424 or 521-3534 on the Square and Northwest Arkansas Plaro

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