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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 27

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28 Northwe'st Arkansas TIMES, Wed., Aug. 21, 1974 FAYETTEV1LLE. A R K A N S A S Sweep Six Games From East Wild West Rolls ..By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ...The National League is play- ling the East-West game these 'days and Tuesday the West ' won .. . and won .. . and won ·"/.. and won . .. and won ... "and won. ''·- The wild, wild West won all -six matches from Ihe mild, ·mild Easl, leaving the two divi: sion races unctianged. The numbers went like this: _Los Angeles Dodgers 18. Chi- jcqago Cubs 8; Cincinnati Reds 7, ; Philadelphia Phillies 1; Atlanta ; Braves 8, St. Louis Cardinals 6; · San Francisco Giants 8, Pitts" burgh Pirates 7 in 10 innings; ; San Diego Padres 3, Montreal · Expos 0; Houston Astros 6, I New York Mets 2. . Dodgers 18, Cubs 8 The Dodgers, who snapped a six-game slump Monday, found the friendly oulblowing Chicago breeze to their liking and pounded out a club record 24 hits. The barrage included three home runs by Dave Lopes, who had only three others all season, and one apiece by Jimmy Wynn, Steve Garvey and Willie Crawford. Lopes also had a single, double and four runs batted in, Garvey had four RBI, Crawford had three singles in addition to his homer and Ron Ccy had a double and three singles, Carmen Fanzone belted a grand slam for the Cubs and Rick Stelmaszek also homered. Reds 7, Phillies 1 Cincinnati remained 214 ;ames behind Los Angeles ivhcn Johnny Bench hit his 25th lomc run of the season, a three-run shot in the third inning, and Joe Morgan cracked Iiis third in two nights. The victory gave the Reds a 75-49 mark after 124 games, the identical record they had al the same point last season when they trailed Los Angeles by l'/i games. Giants 8, Pirates 7 . . . . Bruce Miller drew a two-out, bases-loaded walk off Juan Pizarro in the 10th inning to force in the winning run. Trailing 6-2, the Giants erupted for five runs in the top of the ninth to take a 7-6 lead but the Pirates sent it into overtime when Al Oliver md Willie Stargell singled and Oliver scored as catcher Dave Hador dropped Miller's throw on an infield grounder. Padres 3, Expos 0 Dave Freisleben hurled three-hitter and Willie McCovey blasted a three-run homer in the fourth inning oft Montreal's Steve Rogers. Astros 6, Mets Z R o g e r Metzger doubled, tripled and scored twice. The score was tied 2-2 in the fifth when he doubled and then scored. The Astros added a run in the seventh when Metzger tripled and came home on a wild pitch by Bob Miller. They picked up · two more in the eighth. Connors Yips After Bad Line Calls By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Wimbledon champion Jimmy Connors usually gets his way on the tennis courl, and Tuesday was no exception. After threatening to withdraw 'rom the Eastern Lawn Tennis Open al South Orange, N.J., unless the number of officials was increased for his first-round match, the top-seedd Connors polished off imranked Scott Camahan in straight sets, 7-6, As Rangers Trim Orioles, 'Standing Around 9 Starts Trouble I Blazers, Storm | Play Tonighl i By THE ASSOCfATED PRESS *_ The Florida Blazers play the ; Portland Storm tonight, but ^they have Georgia on their * minds. ·~i "Everybody is asking about a ·possible move of the team,'* js'aid Blazers Coach Jack Par- ^iee Tiisctay. "Nobody is ask- "ing about Portland." *«. If they did. they'd find out that Portland is wintess in six games, while the Blazers have won five of six. Portland is in last place in the Western Division and Flori da is in first in the Eastern Division, but the Blazers are also in limbo, with persistent rumors of the franchise shifting to Atlanta. And that kind of Ealk made p r e p a r a t i o n d i f f i c u l t f o r tonight's \Vorld Football League game against the Storm. "If we play like we practiced today, we'll be embarrassed by 40 points," Pardee said. '·' On the other hand, 'Portland's practices and games have both "been 'the same -- unsuccessful Last week, the Storm was em barrasscd by 22 points, losing to the New York Stars 38-16. In tonight's other WFL ac' tion, the Hawaiians are al Memphis, Southern California is at Philadelphia, Birmingham at Jacksonville and Houston at New York. In Thursday's nationally-televised game, the Chicago Fire, Woods Likes Razorback Offense First Day Pleases Broytes fly GRANT HALL TIMES Sports Editor Moments alter the Arkansas Razorbacks completed their hird and last workout Tuesday, Coach Frank Broyles said, '-'It vas a good first day. The relen- ion from spring practice was better with the Wishbone than vith any offense we've ever un." Broyles said he was pleased with the execution of the option Dlay "by all three quarterbacks." He said the worked quite a bit defense pass Several fans stayed around in the gathering darkness to watch Little kick and Woods catch punts. Broyles noted, "Woods returned nine punts or kickoffs for touchdowns last year, and I've never heard of anyone else doing that." "ONLY SEVEN" Later, Woods corrected his coach. "It was only seven," he said. Tex., That was at High School, Anglelon, a AAAA 5-1, baltle the Detroit Wheels, who have lost their six games. defense since the players were not in pads. "There was a lot of enthusiasm," he noted. The Arkansas coach acknowledged that in the Wishbone, there is less to retain. "One play is really three plays in 'the triple option," he said. Asked what kind of shape the players reported in, Broyles said. "We really didn't pusli for conditioning today. We'll be able to tell more after the second or third day. But none of the upper-classmen came in overweight. If anything, they're underweight. It shows they pushed away from the table this summer, and that's hard to do with home cooking." All the freshmen worked out with the varsity Tuesday, with such celebrated performers as Tommy Woods. Steve Little and Sammie Singleton f a k i n g their regular turn right up until team-work. Local Divers Enter Meet The very first Fayetteville :living team will begin competition in the State AAU Diving meet to be held at the UALR pool this Saturday. Members of the team include Marbea Ebers, Carol Davis, Jan Collier and Linda Broyles. This will the the first meet as a team for the divers and the inagural competition for two of the members. The coach of the team is Khi£ Ebers, who was the National Collegiate diving champ in 19GG school 40 miles south of Houston. Woods made All-District, All-State and All-America, and received "about 80" scholarship offers. "T narrowed it down to Texas Tech, Oklahoma, Houston and Arkansas," he said. "I came ere because the guys are just great, and because of the of- ense Arkansas runs. 1 playec alfback in the I-formation at Angleton, but it was similar to he Wishbone here. Woods also played some a safety in high school. In track ne had best times of 9.6 in the 100-yard dash and 47.7 in the 0-4. In the second game of the second set, Connors demanded hat Carnahan be given credit or an ace that had been called long. Three volleys later, Carnahan attempted to return the 'avor but head umpire Ted Reed refused. After the first point was played in the third game, both men started to walk off the court. Connors shouted at Reed, "Either you bet linesmen on all the lines, or I quit." After an argument, a 20-min- utc intermission and a conference, two extra line judges were brought out. Carnahan defended Connors action as justified, saying, "He's not being an ogre this time," The No. 2 seed in th $50,000 event, Alex Metieveli of the Soviet Union, also won his first- round match Tueaday. Metie- veli started slowly but then rallied to beat Manuel Santana, he 35-year-old Spaniard, 4-6, 6, 6-3. Elsewhere, von their first-round matches Tuesday in the 47th U.S. Pro essional Tennis Championship at the Longwood Cricket Club n Brookline, Mass. Beaver Level The Beaver Lake level stooi at 1117.11 Wednesday down .1' f r o m Tuesday's reportec 1117.28. Engineers at the dam site report that the generators are not'currently in use. all the top · seeds By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Sometimes it doesn't pay to iust stand around . . . somc- imes it does. Third baseman Lenny Handle of Texas just stood around the bag--and nearly got tagged with a punch in the mouth for not moving away during the Rangers' 2-1 loss to Baltimore. And Bert Blyleven of Min nesota just stood around neai third base and got tagged with an error and a 2-1 loss to the Jew York Yankees for nol icing 90 feel away. But Kansas City pitcher Al "itzmorris played a losing game of dodge-ball with a couple of Cleveland line drives hen got away--and got a 2-0 ictpry over the Indians,,too. In Tuesday night's other American League games, Detroit nosed out California 1-0 in II innings despite a 19strikeou jerformance by the Angels' No an Ryan, the Boston Red So jeat Chicago 8-2 and the Oak land A's ·trounced Milwaukee 7 1. Handle nearly recieved a Do: Baylor punch. Baylor singled hen stole second in the Orioles second inning. Catcher Jin Sundb erg's throw went int center field and Baylor had dif ficulty getting untangled fron second baseman Dave Nelsor before racing to third. Baylor said that when he gc to third, Randle was stand in: in his way. "I told him to mov aside · and one word led to an other." After a few punches Randle backed off and hot benches emptied. When the dust settled, Baylo went back to third,. then score on a single by Brooks Robin Yankees 2, Twins 1 Blylevol . was near third. Catcher Glenn Borgmann was own Ihc fivst base line, chas- tg a wild throw by shortstop )u[itw Thompson, And Bobby Murcer of Ihe Yankees, was rounding third and suddenly noticed that no- joily-- except umpire Larry fapp -- was anywhere near tome plate. So Mnrcer racec lome with the .run that beal the . WUl S, ' Royals 2, Indians 0 Homers by Tony Solaita ant Fran Healy sent Kansas City past Gaylord Perry and the Indians. Fitzmorris pitched live hree-hit innings but had to cave because of injuries sus- ained Irom hard grounders that bounced off his -right leg jiid his pitching hand for hits. Tigers 1, Angels 0 Bill Freehan's single in th« lllh inning gave Mickey Lolich ind the Tigers their victory over the Angels, spoiling Ryan's near-record performance. Rul Sox 8, White Sox Z The Red Sox widened their East Division lead to 5'/4 games as Dwight Evans hit a three- run double in the third and second baseman Doug Griffin turned in a series ot sensational fielding plays to beat the White Sox. A's 7, Brewers 1 Sal Bando singled home Oakland's lie-breaking rim in thB eighth inning, then Gene Tenace slugged a grand-slam homer in the A's victory over Milwaukee. Fayetteville Bulldogs Spend Evenino Working Under Lights The Fayetteville Bulldogs practiced in pads for the first time Tuesday evening, working out for an hour on the practice field and an hour under the lights at Harmon Field. Coach Doyne Davis was surprised by a crowd of some 100 people who watched the stadium workout. "We had a good practice for the first hour." he said, "but things didn't go as well after that. The kids were as quiet as church mice, 1 don'l think they were ready for those people." say the r e a s o n the Dorl- gefs draw so many fans · is that 20,0110 people will go just to see what the lights are all about. Perhaps the same sort of phenomenon was at work on a smaller scale here last night. One thing is for .sure. Anyon* who looks at well-lit Harmon Field from the intersection of Harmon Street and California Drive can't help but notice how green ilMs. Those who haven't been to any football games there lately won't recognize the In Los Angeles, some people place. OPEN DAILY 9-10; SUN. Cl(K: WED., THURS.. FRL. SAT. 440. Tuesday evening, - Woods weighed in at 178 pounds. He'd like to play at 185, and said, "It shouldn't be any problem" to gain the weight: "Right now, I'm* just learning how things are and trying to get the offense down," he said. Woods said he plans to major i n - r e a l estate at the U of A. 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