Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on August 14, 1974 · Page 14
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 14

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, August 14, 1974
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Professional Baseball tnnillllllllllUlllllllinimilllllllMIIIIIIUIIHllllllH St. Louis Philaphia ·Pittsburgh Montreal " N e w York Chicago NATIONAL LEAGUE East W L Pet. 61 57 .517 60 57 59 58 55 59 50 «3 46 67 West 75 42 70 48 62 54 59 5fi 53 65 47 71 .513 .504 .482 .442 .407 GB IVi 4 . 8% 12'A Los Angeles Cincinnati Atlanta -Houston San Fran San Diego ' .641 .593 .534 .513 .449 .398 28% 5% 12V 15 Tuesday's Games Houston 3, Chicago 1 - Philadelphia 6, San Francisco · 5 ' · Atlanta t, Montreal 3 Pittsburgh 14, Cincinnati 3 New York 3, Los Angeles 0 San Diego 2, St. Louis 1 Wednesday's Games Los Angeles (Rau 12-6) at New ,York .(Seaver 7-7) Houston (Wilson 8-9) at Chi cago (Stone 3-4) Montreal (Blair 7-4) at Atlanta (Morton 11-7), N San Francisco (Williams 1-3) . at Philadelphia (Twitchell 6-4) · N Pittsburgh (Rooker 8-9) al - Cincinnati (Gullett 13-8), N San Diego (Jones 7-16) at St « Louis (Foster 6-7), N AMERICAN LEAGUE East W IV- Pet. GB Boston 64 62 .552 -Cleveland 58 54 .518 Baltimore 58 57 .504 5V4 " New York 56 59 .487 7% ' Detroit 55 62 .471) 9'A :' Milwaukee 55 62 .470 West 69 49 61 54 58 57 60 59 57 60 46 72 Oakland Kan City Chicago Texas Minnesota California In Greater Hartford Open Northwest Arkansai TIMES, Wed., Aug. 14, 1974 FAYETTEVILLE. ARKANSAS · IS Trevino Hopes To Streak WETI1ERSF1ELD, Conn. (AP) -- Lee Trevlno, a notorious streak player, goes , t after a second consecutive victory this week in Ihe Sammy Davis Jr.-Greater Hartford Open Golf Tournament The flamboyant Trcvino, winner of the PGA National Championship last Sunday in Clemmons, N.C., heads a strong field arrayed for the Thursday slurt of Ihis $200.000 event thali offers a $40,000 first prize. "There's no reason I ought lo have a let-down," Tcovino said. "I've always been a streak player. When I get it going good, I usually keep it going for a while," ' Last season he "won twice--· both within a three-week span. And. of course, in 1971 he achieved that unmatched one- month sweep of the American, Canadian and British Opens. "Besides," Trcvino continued, "I usually play real good here." Again, the record book supports him. He won this tournament in 1972 and tied for third last year. And, while he's fresh off a victory in a major championship, he's taking a dead-serious approach to Ihis tournament. Sugar 'n' Spice Cnampions Capturing first place in t h e Sugar 'n' Spice division of the girls softball league for 1974 was CS Coin Shop. Memhers of (he team were (front row, left to right) Chon Dockery, Sherry Frederick, Teresa Dockery, Alpha Buck, Tina Burnett and Sheila King; middle row: Sheila Boudrey, Sandra Foster, Kelly Selph, Donita Spencer, Luanna' Buck, Tracy Burnett and Shelly Steele; top row; Coach Mrs. Bill Tuck, Marsha Tuck, Gina Williams, Kelly Steele, Diane Wood, Monte Stevens and Vicki Dunn. Not pictured is Coach Bonnie Cook. Congressmen Hint At Investigation NFL Strike Crumbles By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Representatives "There is no longer a strike," said Buffalo running back O.J. Simpson. "I hope they can get Ihe negotiations over within the next two weeks." Simpson's opinion seemed 23 .585 .530 .504 .504 .487 .330 Tuesday's Games Baltimore 8, Chicago 2 Kansas City 6, Detroit 2 Milwaukee 5, Texas .1 Boston 3, California 0 Oakland 6, New York 1 Only games scheduled Wednesday's Games Chicago (Wood 18-13) at Baltimore (McNally 10-9), N Minnesota (Decker .11-10) at Cleveland (Peterson 86), N Kansas City (Busby 17-9) at "- Detroit (Holdsworth 0-0), N -, Milwaukee (Wright 8-17) at ,- Texas (Jenkins 16-10), N , . · Boston (Lee 13-10) at Califor- nia (Tanana 6-14), N New York (May 4-!) at Oak land (Blue 14-9), N League Leaders NATIONAL LEAGUE" BATTING (275 at bats)-Garr, ATL, .365: Gross, Htn, .325. RUNS-- Morgan, Cln, 84; Schmidt, Phi, 2. RUNS BATTED IN-- Schmidt Phi, 91; Bench, Cin, 89. H I T S -- Garr, Atl, 177; DICash, Phi, 149. - . . DOUBLES-- Cardenal, Chi 27; Stargell, Pgh, 27; Morgan Cin, 27; Bench, Cin, 26; Rose Cm, 26. TRIPLES-- Garr, Atl, 15 A.Oliver, Pgh, 11. HOMERUNS -- Schmidt, Phi 27; Wynn, LA, 27; Bench, Cin 24. STOLEN BASES-- Brock, StL 80; Morgan, Cinj 47; Lopes, LA 47. PITCHING (12 ecisions)-- John, LA, 13-3, .813, 2.58 Cald well, SF, 11-3, .786, 3.15. STRIKEOUTS-Carlton, Phi 181; Messrsmth, LA, 162. AMERICAN LEAGUE bats)-Hargrove Chi, 77 BATTING (275 at Carew, Min, .368; Tex, .347. : RUNS--D.Allen, Grich, Bal, 72. RUNS BATTED IN--Bur roughs, Tex, 95; D.Allen, Chi 83. HITS--Carew, Min, 165; Riv . »rs, Cal, 133; Rudi, Oak, 133. DOUBLES--Rudi, Oak, 32 Scott, Mil, 28. TRIPLES--Rivers, Cal, 11 Otis, KC, 9. HOME RUNS-D.Alien, Ch 31; Burroughs, Tex, 22. S T O L E N BASES-North Oak, 43; Rivers, Cal, 30. PITCHING (12 Decisions)-- Tiant, Bsn, 18-8, .692, 2.8 G.Perry, Cle, 15-7, .682, 2.43. STRIKEOUTS--N.Ryan, Ca 260; Blyleven, Min, 170. Cassville Plans Golf Tourney Cassville Golf Course wi hold its first annual Best Ba Golf Tournament on August 25. Practice rounds may be pla ed August 21,22 and 23. Entr fee is'$30 per team. Those i terested may writs Dann Lynch, Box 372, Cassville, M 85625. - Entrants are asked fo expre a preferred tee time, which w be confirmed by return ma Carts are available on a limite basis at the course. Playe may reserve carts by contac ing the course manager, or m: bring their own. Gift certificates redeemab 'through the pro shop will b awarded to five places in ca ' of four flights. There will 1 longestdrive and closest-fo-th hole contests. Eberhord May Sign DETROIT (AP) -- The D troit Pistons are on the veri of signing their top draft pic Al Eberhard of Missouri, . Central Manager Ed Coil. Schedule For Hog Practices Is Announced Arkansas coaches ire expect- g 141 scholarship athletes to port on Saturday, August 17, begin preparation for the 74 football season. Coach Frank Broyles is be- nning his 17th season in com- and of the Razorbacks. Brays' record at Arkansas is 123 ns, 47 losses ;and three tie's r a .723 -percentage, ranking m in the top 10 of active col- giate coaches. Broyles has uided his teams to six South- est Conference titles, n i n e iwls and 28 appearances on itional and regpnal television. Athletes are. scheduled to re- eive- their physical examina- ons on Sunday at 6:15 p.m. Official practice begins Tues- ay, August 20. The Rarorbaeks ill practice in shorts three mes a day (7:30 a.m., noon nd 6 .p.m.) on the 20lh, 2Ist nd 22nd: On Friday the 24th nd Saturday the 25th they will witch to pads and work out t 9:45 in the morning and; 6 i the evening. · All athletes will register for asses at 8 a.m. Monday, Au- ust.26 and report for a single orkout that evening at 5:40. uesday their final day [ two-a-days, with classes be- .nning Wednesday, morning nd afternoon workouts at 4:30. 12 LETTERMEN LOST Twelve lettermen. were lost ia graduation from last year's 5-1 team, including three iree-year lettermen: AU-SWC nebacker Danny Rhodes. All- WC running back Dickey Moron and split end Jack Ettinger. Returning lettermen, who ould contend for national and egional honors this season in- lude All-SWC cornerback Rolen Smith, All-SWC defensive neman Jon Rhiddlehoover, All- WC defensive end Ivan Jordan nd sophomores Bo Busby and Dennis Winston. Outstanding newcomers in lude Ike Forte, Tyler Junior College running back, Wayman [awkins, Nebraska Southern unior College linebacker and ;huck McKinney, Pratt Junior College defensive end. Incoming freshmen Leotis larris, Butch Baker and Mark .ewis could offer instant help n the defensive line. Steve Litle was considered one of the iremier prep kicking prospects n the country last fall. Sammie Singleton is' expected to add lepth in the offensive backfield. Broyles said that new Sports Information Director Bill C u r 1 vill assume his position on August 26. Arkansas opens its season September 14 in War Memorial Stadium at Little Rock against Southern Cal at 7:30 p.m. Miss Massey Advances In Amateur Test SEATTLE (AP) -- For the second day in a row, medalist Deborah Massey of Bethlehem, Pa., started slowly and finished with a rush in the 74fh U.S. Women's Amateur golf championship. " . ; ' ' , In the first day "of match play, the 23-year-old Miss Massey was one up at the turn, then birdied the 12th and 13th holes for a 5 and 3.victory over Martha Jane Southern of National City, Calif. But the best 18-hoIe score Tuesday was turned in by Anne Quasi . Sander, a three : lime tournament winner playing on her home Broadmoor Golf Club course, Three-up after nine holes, she said the loth hole was "the turning point." Mrs. Sander hooked her tee shot onto: the 18th fairway but was able i to play safely back, sulking a 12-foot birdie putt and winding up at three-under-par to oust 15-year-old Carolyn Hill of Placentia, Calif., 5 and 4.-. Defending champion Carol Seraple of Sewickley, Pa., also advanced to the second round with a 6 and 4 victory over Laura Goodwin of Tulsa, Okla. Three other former title-holders were eliminated. Unbeaten Americans Hope To Knock Off Injury Ridden Hawaii By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Birmingham Americans, the World Football League's only unbeaten team, hope to fatten up on the injury-riddled Hawaiians tonight before an expected turnout of 45,000 fans in Birmingham. Coach Jake Gptta's Americans lead the league in offense but are last in defense. They have won all five- games they've played but just barely, averaging only eight points a game more and. 15 yards a game less than their opponents. Birmingham kept its perfect record intact last week with a 28-22 victory over Detroit on the strength of a touchdown pass from rookie Mat Reed to Alfred Jenkins in the final 30 seconds. · T h e Hawaiians, 1-4, dropped a 21-14 decision to Jacksonville last week and lost' several play ers along the way with injuries, including wide receiver 'Jerry Powell and offensive guard Jim Cadile. "We really took a heating,' said Coach Mike Giddings. Philadelphia visits Chicago Jacksonville is at Florida. Nev York hosts Portland and De troit entertains Memphis i tonight's other WFL action. Southern California is at louston in Thursday night's elevision game. The Chicago - Philadelphia ;ame features a matchup ol op quarterbacks. Virgil Carter of the Fire has thrown for 11 ouchdowns and King Corcoran of the Bell has hit 10, four of ;hem in a 45-21. triumph over Memphis last week. Chicago is averaging : 29 points a game and Philadelphia about 24. Florida, .leading the Eastern Dsvision with four wins in five tries, fooasts a one-two punch of veteran quarterback Bo"3 Davib and rookie running back Richard James. Davis hit 10 of 17 tosses for 135 yards and James rushed for 100 yards last week in a 46-21 victory over Chicago. Jacksonville, 2-3, will go with Reggie Oliver or Kay Stephenson at quarterback in place of the injured Eddie McAshan. New York has won three straight games after dropping the first two. Portland is winless in five outings. Memphis will be out to repeat its 34-15 triumph over Detroit in the .season's opener. The Wheels are 0-5. prevalent Tuesday as National Football League players continued to' pour into' training camps across the'country. The players association strike officially entered its 46th day Wednesday but it · was .fast becoming a skeleton strike. The majority of players entering camps under the Association's 14-day, cooling off peri od, which is supposed to star 1 today, gave no signs of wanting :o walk out again in two.weeks regardless of the outcome o talks with 1 -, owners- scheduled to resume Thursday. "Maybe .one or two -individ uals would leave," admittet Simpson, -'but we. won't lea en masse. I wouldn't leave." If the players' .strike ap peared to be crumbling, the as sociation got some suppor from an 'unusual quarter whe 12 members of the House o threatened wners with a thorough in- ipeclion of tiro football's antirust status if they don't deal airly with the players. Rep. John Moss, D-Calif., vhose subcommittee on corn- nerce has jurisdiction in antirust matters, said in a letter to tie NFL Management Council 'hat he holies owners will play 'air in dealings with the players union. "If they do not or if the union s sipnificantly injured, we want it known we will under- :ake a complete review of the Rational Football League's antitrust status, and it the facts warrant, introduce appropriate legislation." A M a n a g e m e n t Counci spokesman, in New York where an owners' group was meeting responded to Moss' letter, "We know that the record of- these negotiations will show that wi bargained in good faith," hi said. "We will invite Congress man Moss or any others to ex amine the record." Most veterans reported camps without incident hi there were exceptions in Ful rton, Calif., and Hunlsvitle n ex. Twenty-two Los Angeles Ram eterans who showed up in 'ullerlon were greeted by Gen ral Manager Don Klostermai vho had two questions for ev ryone-- "Did you come of you wn volition or because yo vere ; ordered 1 Ho by the assoc ition?i Do you plan to sta i ere?" Klosterman said all 22 play a's, including player reprcsen ative Tom Mack, said they ha made their own decisions an vould stay. Los Angetes was apparent .he only organization official polling its players. In Huntsville, Coach Sid Gi .man, .a hard-liner who amon other things at first demande that all returning veterans sig a pledge lo stay in camp b later backed down, greeted : returning Oilers. After a "i minute talk, he sent seven them packing including lin backer Paul Guidry who dro 1 26 hours straight from Buffe to reach camp. Gilman d clined comment. HASTY DEPARTURE"* He made a hasty departure om North Carolina, got to lha ethersfiold Country Clubland acticcd Monday and Tuesday. His principal opposition in tha 4-man field includes South Afcan Gary Player, defending ampion Billy Casper and Hu- *rt Green. Casper discounts himself, layer and- Green are playing litremely well. Player has won e Masters, British Open v and nolher American tournament, ollected more than $100,000 in rize-winnings and is enjoying 10 best season of his glob- ·olting career. ,.; Green, a three-time winner lis season, ranks second" on le money-winning list played r ell in this tournament' last ear and had a strong, third- lace finish last week i n . t h e GA. . Rookie standout E?n Crenn a w withdrew because of/etna eath of his mother Tuesday. Ither major absentee includs ack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, 'om Weiskopf, Johnny Miller .nd U.S. Op»n champion Hato rwin. ^ Some other standouts in,, the ield include Lanny Wadjyns, lerry Heard. John Mahaffey, ^orresl Fezler, Tom Watson. ,ee Elder, Dave Stockton and Ray Floyd. \ VAUGHN* Y Jf yT: f BATTERY Padres Squeeze Past St. Louis ST. LOUIS, Mo. (AP) -- he fourth only to have Dave Whether Lowell Palmer was an overpowering pitcher Tuesday night depended on the vantage point of a manager. "That's of course the best game he's pitched for us," said the San Diego Padres' John McNamara after Palmer halted the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1. . "He threw one^ speed all night long," Wickes Lumber Everyday Values! Afterward Tim McCarver and red Sizemore had eighth-inning McCarver was run down trying score rounder. Palmer, 2-4, then walked the mons to ground out ending the hitting, that's all." Whichever, the 6-foot-l. Palm- He s gone five or six innings hard-throwing right-hand- had little difficulty after en- with two out in the open- got him we knew darned good arm," only six hits, one a towering strikes consistently. The loser, as the Cards' lead little rvthm, and half game in the that seems to be my key," confided the bespectacled pitcher right-hander Sonny Siebert, 7-7, obtained by the Padres in June who yielded 11 hits in 71/3 m- "I don't feel any soreness my arm. There are times when jams via 11 strikeouts. you don't have any rhythm a "He pitched a good game," and your arm drags after Palmer, who inherited plenty of chances to score more and just couldn't get the job homer tie the game at 1-1 in FAYETTEVILLE SPEEDWAY Wed.-Thurs. · Aug. 14-15- 8 p. m. TICKETS $3.00 Adults $1.00 Children FAYETTEVILLE SPEEDWAY Wed.-Thurs.-Aug. 14-15 -- 8 p.m. Tickets on Sale »t Speedway only Day of Show Winchester Pecan Paneling $7,49 From Wtckes' wast select km of fashionable PaneMng styles comes the "Affordable Luxury Wafl". 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