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Changes Made In All-Star Rules Northwejt Arkanwi TIMES, Sun., Aug. 4, 1974 · 3C PAYETTEVILLI, ARKANSAS ^^^^^^^^ More Scoring Promised Attend Football Camp These 11 high school sthleles from Fayetleyille, West Fork and Bentonville participated In the second annual Arkansas Tech Summer Football Camp in Russellville recently. Standing, from left, are Greg McClelian, John Pabst, N e d Parette, Bobby Davis, Mike Garner and Arthur Budd, all of Fayettevllle. Kneeling a r e Marty Casey of BentonvIHe, Paid Cohurii, Duane Kilpatrick and Kenneth Warren of West Fork and Scott Mundy of Fayetteville. Davis w a s voted the outstanding leadership award, and Mundy w a s named the outstanding defensive back. LITTLE HOCK (AP) -- The Arkansas Activities Association is going oul of its way to appease tlie football fans' appetite for touchdowns. The rules for the Arkansas High School All-Star football game have been changed to aid he olfense. That means more points and, hopefully, more ans. "We're going to put on an of- ensive show," said Jerry Hall of the AAA, "People come to the basketball games to see the kids make goals. When they come to football games they want to see them make long runs an dsuch things as that." Rule changes that will be in effect in the All-Star game Saturday night at Little Rock's War Memorial Stadium: -The ball will be placed in the middle of the field for each play. --The defense can use only three down linemen and they must line up on the nose of the center and the tackles. --The linebackers cannot blitz. --Each team will have 41 players instead of 35 wilh half of the squad designated strictly for offense and the other half foi' defense. DEFENSE CAN SCORE In addition, the defense will be given an opportunity to put points on the board since il will have a chance to block kicks for the first, time. Mall said there was no doubt that athletes are more ready to )lay defense--which is more in- itincl than offense--when All- Star time rolls around. "This causes low-scoring Barnes," Mall said, "People don't like to 6-0. 7-0 or 7-6 ;ames. A kid may carry the jail 20 times, but make only 40 vards. That's kind of dull. People want to see (hose 25- and 30-yard runs." Kvcu more drastic changes are being contemplated (or 1975, Hall said the coaches have discussed requiring each team to pass on town of four downs and adoE'ting the "action point" of the World Football League. The action point, or extra point, must be a run or pass in the WFL. The West has won the past two years, 9-0 and 7-6. Although much ballyhoocd Jerry Eckwood of Brinkley will be on the sidelines with an injury, both teams have an abundance of name players. The East features linemen Leotis Harris and Gary Homier of Little Rock Hall. The West team includes running back Graylon Wyatt of .tale champion Tcxarkana, tackle Butch Baker of Malvern and split receiver James Langston of Prescott. There has been no problem with scoring in recent all-star basketball games. SPLIT LAST TWO The East won last year 94-92 and the West won in 1972 110-74. The West would appear to lave an advantage in basket- bail. Ron Brewer of Fort Smith Noilbside and M a r v i n Delph Of ^onway--considered the top two players in the state this year--will be together on the West team. Brewer and Delph led their teams to the finals of :he over-all stale tournament. Norlhside won and finished tha season unbeaten. Randy Curl of Pine Bluff, Greg Higgins of Little R o c k Catholic and Lee Smith at Earle are among the top names on the East. The basketball game will b« plaved at 2 p.m. Saturday at Barton Coliseum' in Little Rock. Practice sessions lor both' teams will be held throughout teams will be held throughout the week at Conway. Sandra Haynie Uses Eagle To Gain Lead By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The World Football League, unheard of a year ago, now is a month old and gives indications Attendance Figures Encouraging WFL Here To Stay And From Prairie Grove '(Left to right) Charles Helm, JacKy Hulet and Ryan McDonald also attended the Arkansas Tech camp. Dr. J o h n Montgomery, camp director, ^reported an attendance of 107 for the senior high camp and 62 for the junior high camp the previous week. Instructors were Leon Anderson.. Atkins; Doyne Davis, Fayetfeville; Henry Hawk, North L i t t l e Rock; Allen Holland, Morril- ton; Lewis McCollum, Russellville; Joe Reese, H o t Springs; Don Thone, . F o r t S m i t h Northside; Lewis Wray, Russellville and M i k e King, Van Buren. In Lackluster NFL Contest HORSHAM, Pa. (AP) -Sandra Haynie, former U. S. Open champion, shot an eagle- three on the 16th hole and finished at five-under-par to take the 36-hole lead Saturday in the Ladies' Golf" Classic on a windy Hidden Springs Country Club course. Veteran Sandra Spuzich was one stroke behind the leadei wilh a 71-70--141 at Ihe end of the second (lay of the three-day tournament. She was followed by Karolyn Kertzman, a relative newcomer to the tour, two strokes back with a 73-70-143. The first day's leaders faltered on the 54-hole course, which was wet from heavy rainfall Friday night. Joyce Kazmierski went into the cluD- house with a 68-77--145; Louise Britz, a 68-79--147; and Jerilyn Britz, a 68-80--148. Miss Haynie. a 15-year tour veteran, gained her stroke lead when she eagled the 16th, Her only over-par hole was the next hole when she hit into a trap. "The way I played the 17th hole I'm glad I got the eagle on the 16th," she said. "1 haven't three-putted yet, and I've been of being heard time to come. from for some The league has announced acquisition of 53 National Football League players, and one executive says 100 more have been signed. The WFL's fourth week was probably its worst. Attendance was a league low 97,500-an av- -' ---' per for Chicago's 53-29 romp over the Hawaiians -- there were no great displays of offense. erage of just over 16,000 game -- and except Cards Defeat Chicago Bears 10-7 .ing the ball tairly close to the holes. keeping But there was no indication that last week was the beginning ot a downward trend for the league. For one thing, neither Birmingham, Philadelphia nor Jacksonville played at home, and they have drawn the league's largest crowds. Overall, the league has drawn 721,000 persons for 24 games, an average of 30.000 per game. And the offenses have shown signs of providing the kind of wide-open displays the American Football League used to gain fan and viewer acceptance. Last week's six games produced 246 points, an average Texas League Stars Named; Rangers To Be Opposition FORT WORTH, Tex. (AP) -Pitcher Dennis Eckeriy of San Antonio led the balloting as the 1974 Texas League. All-star baseball team was announced Saturday. The All-star squad will play the Texas Rangers of the American League Aug. 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Shreveport, La. The Rangers have won two previous matches. ; CHAMPAIGN, Greg Johnson, 111. (AP) a free agent from Wisconsin, 'scrambled 14 yards for a touchdown after Sergio Albert had booted a 27- yar3 field goal Saturday, giving ·.the SI. Louis Cardinals a 10-7 victory over the Chicago Bears in a National Football League : exhibition game. . The game was played mostly by rookies and free agents, while some veteran players on strike picketed oustide the stadium. ·--A crowd of 12,877 showed up Tn the 71,000-seat Illinois Me- morial Stadium after some 3,)00 tickets were refunded earlier in the week. It was the first professional game played in the stadium, but officials estimated it could have attracted close to 40,000 if the NFL Players' Association had not been on strike. Veterans from both teams formed picket lines. There were 10 Bear pickets, led by player representative Mac Percival and quarterback Bobby Douglass. The Cardinals had six players picketing along with the wives of player representa- ive Don Dierdorf and Conrad Nobler, Jim Hart and Roger Werhli. The Cardinals' team arrived before the pickets assembled. The Bears went through the picket lines in two buses. There were no incidents. "Even if we didn't show up. I think our point would have been made by the low attendance/ All Miss Haynie, who shot, a 69 on Saturday for a 36-hole total O f 71-69--140, birdied three holes with putts from six and five feet and one from six inches. Miss Spuzich, a pro since 1972, shot a three-under-par 7C wilh birdies on three holes, all of them par fives. She said she played as well as she could but that Saturday's high winds completely changed the play o the course. Among hitlers, the top {etter' was John fielaz, ' vote out- 'ielder [or the San Antonio Diablos. Other names to the select squad are: first base, Brock Pemberton of Victoria; third base, Randy Trapp of Victoria; shortstop, "M i r a c 1 e" Mike Mi ley of El Paso; second base, Bill Huisman of Midland; utili ty infielder, Rudy Kenard of Arkansas. Outfielders besides Belaz are Jerry Turner of Alexandria am ferry Humphrey of Arkansas. Catchers are Mike Minster ol Amarillo and Gerry Stone ol Alexandria. Wayne Tyrone ol Midland, leading the league with 29 homers, is designated hitter. Other pitchers will be Jack son Todd and Nino Esinosia o Victoria; Hal Rassmussen Arkansas; Larry Anderson Shreveport, David Heaverlo o o o Amarillo and Jim Strickland o San Antonio. The manager and coach wi be determined by the standing on Ihe morning of Aug. 10. i 41 a game. Last week also brought a re- orl, that the Florida WFL earn, which is based in Or ando, is in financial trouble. But the league continues to nnounce signings of eslab shed NFL players. The 53 an ounced to date come from 2 f the 28 NFL teams. Only De roit among the WFL team ias not announced an NFL are Cincinnati, St. Louis, Phila igning. The Hawaiians lead in lln L raiding calegory with 1 players. Dallas has been the hardes lit NFL team, losing seve layers to future WFL con racts thus far. Detroit has los five, and the New York Giants Dakland and San Francisc four each. The five NFL team which do not now have on thei rosters players announced a tiaving signed with the WF delphia, Los Angeles and Den ver. It is possible that those fi\ they don that othe harder h Some Buffalo Players May End NFLPA Walkout BUFFALO (AP) -- About'30 Inking Buffalo Bills veterans met Saturday but ailed to de- ide if the group as a whole ould report to training camp. "We left it up to each Individ- at player. That's the only way ve would want it," said Bobby Chandler, veteran Bills wide re- eiver. "If (he majority would vole o be in camp, we'd be there low." he said, but he added hat no vole was taken at tha neeling. Bills star O.J. Simpson attended the meeting. Before tiie veterans met, Simpson said some of the striking Bills might end their wakout next week. is lave lost players (now about, and :eams have been ;han they realize. Four WFL teams -- Soulhei California, Birmingham, Ne York and Chicago -- said in r iponse to Associated Press ii quiries last week that they ha signed a total of 15 NFL plaj ers but would not announc them at present because 11 players did not want their NF teams to know. The other WFL teams either declined to answer the question or said they had not signed any NFL players which they h a d , not announced. I Davis Cup Match MESTRE, Italy -- Italy an d Romania are tied 1-1 as Romanian ace lite Nastase beat Italy's No. 2 player, Corrado Barazziilti, 9-7, 6-0, 6-1 in the the first match of their European Zone A Davis Cup final. Dierdorf said, the scoring was packed into the second quarter, and Chicago's touchdown came on an eight-yard run by quarterback Joe Barnes. Forzano Given One Year Pact By Detroit DETROIT (AP) -- Hick Forzano, named interim coach of the Detroit Lions after the death last week of Don McCafferty, was given a one- year contract Saturday as head coach. . A former coach of the U.S. Naval Academy, Forzano wil! get his initiation as a National Football League head coach when the rookie-laden Lions meet .the Chiefs in Kansas City .Monday night in their pro-season opener. ; "I'm proud to be Mac's sue ·cessor," said Forzano. "I've pledged myself to his memory and to the success of the De- "Iroit Lions for the coming sea- -§on." " Forzano, 45, steps into his third head coaching role, but his first in the pro ranks. Besides Navy, he once headed the University of Cpnneclicut. McCafferty died last Sunday of a heart attack. HJ was 53. Forzano was one of his six McCafferty assistants preparing, for a second season with the Lions. "Rick was our selection as head coach all along. The term 'acting head coach' was used in respect to Don," said Russ Thomas, general manager of [he Lions, in making the announcement. Thomas said Forzano, his as sisfants, and the Lion players were not notified of the change in status until Saturday. . Most Lions veterans have nol reported to training camp he- Foyt Topples Speed Record TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) -A. J. Foyt Saturday topped the world's closed course speed record at Alabama International Motor Speedway, winding out a 217.854 miles per hour run. Foyt's run bested the 1973 mark of 214.158 m.p.h. set by Ihe pole position »t the Indianapolis 500 earlier this year. It look Foyt three laps to crack the old record, and his first lap .was clocked at 209 m.p.h. On the second lap he ground out a 217.315, followed by his record run of 217.854. Foyt, who is a three-time In dianapolis 500 winner, started early Saturday morning, which Mario Andretti at the Texas World Speedway. The veteran racer from Hous- was'cloudy and overcast, ton drove the open-cockpit Gil- "That's a heck of a way to more Coyote he used lo caplure wake up in Ihe morning," Foyt joked, and added. "A run like that will maj^e you sweat." practice, Giants Down Atlanta 3-1 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -Solo homers by Chris Sneier and Dave Rader and the four- hit pitching of right-hander Jim Barr carried the San Francisco Giants to a 3-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves Saturday. Barr, 9-5, posted his fifth straight victory and retired the side in one-two-three order in every inning hut three. T h e Braves scored in the fourth on Darrel Evans' double and Dusty Baker's single. Buzz Capra, 10-6, gave up a Giant run in Ihe first on Tito Fuentcs' one-out single, Gary Thomasoson's ground - rule double and Ed Goodson's ground out. Speier belted his homer in Frazrer Accepts cause strike. of the NFL players' McAndly Disabled MONTREAL (AP) -- Right- handed pitcher Ernie McAnally has been placed on the 21-day disabled list by the Monlrea Expos, the club announced Sat urday. A club spokesman said Ilia McAnatly has tendonilis In his right shoulder and would be :u placed on the Expos 25-man roster by right-hander Tom Walker, recalled from thi Memphis Blues of the Inter national League. MONTICELLO. N.Y. (AP) -Valt Frazier of the New York Cnicks and George McGinnis of he Indiana Pacers have accepted invitations to play in the Maurice Stokes benefit basket- iall game Aug. 13 al Kulsher's Country Club. Proceeds from the game go to former basketball players vho might need financial aid ecause of injury or illness. Foyt turned over a 208.709 m.p.h. practice run. The Talladega track, with its 33-degree banked turns, is the site of the stock car speed record of 201.104 m.p.h. set by Bobby Isaac in a Dodge in 1970. Foyt's record run was the first in a series of events at the Talladega course, leading up to the 5150,000 Talladega 500 Aug. 11. Pro Classic Favorites Ousted; Orcmtes Advances LOUISVILLE (AP) -- Top- nated John Alexander of Aus- sceded Stan Smith and No. 2 seed Arthur Ashe were eliminated Saturday in the singles quarler-finals of Ihe $100,000 Tennis Pro Classic. Smilh, co-ranked No. 1 among U.S. Icnni splayers, fell in two sets, 6-2, 6-4, to seventh-seeded E d d i e Dibbs. Ashe, winner of the Pro Classic here two years ago, was upset by eighth-seeded Jaime Fillol ~r philf* 01 i*mie. In other quarler-final action, lOth-seeded Guillermo Vilas of Argentina eliminated Harold Solomon, winner of last week's Washington (D.C.) Invitational 6-3, 6-1. Earlier in the day, Solomon, seeded No. 12, had knocked off fourth seeded Tom Gormnn 7-6, 6-3, In a third-round malch that was poslponed Friday night be- tralla 6-4, 6-1 in the quarter-finals. Alexander had advanced to Ihe quarter-finals wilh a 6-7, G- 3, 6-2 victory over Raul Ramirez in the third round. The Alexander-Ramirez match was completed Saturday morning after the two split the first two sets Friday afternoon. Singles semifinals get underway Sunday, wilh finals scheduled for Monday. In third-round doubles play, Jurgen Fassbender and Hans Pohmann of West Germany defeated Ismail El Shafel and Juan Glsbert 6-7, 7-6, 6-3, while Ashe and Roscoe Tanner teamed to defeat Barry Phil- 1 1 p s-Moore and Christian Kuhnke 6-4, 6-3. ' Also, Ramirez and Brian cause of mln. Gottfried defeated Haroon Ra- Defending champion Manuel, him and Paul Gerkin 2 6 , 6-1, 6- the fourth inning while Rader hit one leading off the fifth. 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