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10 ·' Northwsri ArkanMi TIMES, Mon., S»p». 2, T974 FAVrmVILLI, ARKANSA* 'Everyone Expects Me To Break It' % Time Ripe To Break Mark WORKING ON A STEAL (AP Wirephoto) .. .Lou Brock dives back into jirst as Giants first baseman Dave Kingman starts to make the tag. Brock got up and on the next pitch to the plate stole second base. Before the day was over Brock stole two more. He is now only six short of the record held by Maury Wills. More importantly St. Louis won the game 8-1 to stay in the race /or the Eastern Division crown SAN FRANCISCO (AP) "The time is ripe to break the record," said St. Louis Cardinals' speedster Lou Brock after he proved that point emphatically against the San Francisco Giants. Tlie 35-year-old Brock stole the Giants blind Sunday and became the second-best single- season f3ase thief in baseball history'with 98 after streaking to four steals in an 8-1 rout. Brock stole second in the third inning and equaled Ty Cobb's once-legendary 96 thefts In the sixth. Then he crowned his brilliant performance by stealing second and third in the eighth in pursuit of Maury Wills' record. Wills, who stole 104 bases in 1962, didn't record No. 98 until the Dodger's 157th game Sept. 25. Brock's No. 98 came in the Cardinals' I34th contest--and his 126th. "Everyone expects me to break it, so I might as well try with a record in St. Lous mow, the closer you come, the mrder it gets. "It will be nice to break the record, but that certainly wasn't my goal when the season started," Brock explained after stealing four bases [or the :huxl time as much in his career, surprised as "I'm any "I've never seen anyone IJIte' Brock," offered Giants' catcher Dave Rader, the victim along with pitchers Ed Halicki, Randy Molfitt and John Morris. "He has everything down--timing, speed, acceleration." St. Louis second baseman Ted Sizcmore, who also played on the same club with Wills at Los Angeles added: "Maury took a bigger load than Lou and he mastered different slides to get around the tag. "Brock's speed is so great, he can compensate if he makes an error," Sizemore said. "Lou just goes right for the hug. There's nothing fancy about tho y he steals bases, but ha sure gels there quickly." Carter, Adams Clash In Anaheim Passing Duel Shaping Up In WFL with a record in St. Louis." said Brock. "We have eight games at home this week, so it can be done. But, as you guys Frisco Tries Raiders Tonight Cleveland Brown Kicker Fires TD Strike COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP ) -A I strange name appeared in the passing statistics of the Cleveland Biwyns' 21-17 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals: Don Cockroft. one-for-one, 12 yards. The Cleveland kicking specialist's pass to Van Green Sunday proved to be an integral c o m e b a c k , producing t w o touchdowns in the last 30 seconds of the National Football League exhibition. Cockroft's pass from punt formation on a fourth-and-10 situation at the Browns' 48 caught the Bengals off guard. The play gained 12 yards and kept alive a touchdown drive capped by Billy Pritchett's two- yard burst with 30 seconds to go. Milt down Morin's 19-yard touch- reception from Mike Phipps won the game 24 seconds later. Another gamble, a recovered onside kickoff by Mark Ilgenfritz, . launched the Browns on their winning touchdown drive. The Bengals' scoring came on one-yard runs by Doug Dressier and Charles "Boobie" Clark in the second quarter and a 40-yard Horst Muhlmann field goal with 5V5 minutes to play. Greg Pruitt squirted 94 yard: with a kickoff return for Cleveland's only touchdown prior to the last minute heroics. The next-to-last weekend ol the NFL exhibition season will wind up tonight in San Francisco when the 49ers, 0-4, play the Oakland Raiders, 3-1, in a nationally televised contest. San Francisco rookie Wilbur Jackson, a No. 1 draft choice from Alabama, will get a chance to 'make his NFL rushing de-out against the tough Oakland defenders. Jackson is coming off an ankle injury. The Raiders, meanwhile, will start prize rookie Dave Caspar, a Notre Dame tight end drafted No. 2. In NFL action Saturday, Minnesota beat St. Louis 14-10. Los Angeles defeated San Diego 30-16, N e w Orleans upset the New York Jets 24-7, Philadelphia downed the New York Hants 24-21, Atlanta crushed Baltimore 23-7, Dallas topped Kansas trimmed City New 25-16. Denver England 27-21 and Houston pounded Chicago 37-20. Reserve quarterback James Harris notched the triumph for Los Angeles, 4-1, against San Diego, 2-3, with two fourth- quarter TD passes--a 12-yarder to Les Josephson and a nine- yarder to Pat Curran. New Orleans, 2-3, beat the Jets, 2-3, on three touchdowns in the fourth quarter--Jess Phillips' two-yard plunge, linebacker Rick Kingrea's 25-yard fumble return and Bobby Scott's eight-yard run. Tom Sullivan's eight-yard scoring run with 70 seconds lell gave Philadelphia, 2-3, its victo ry against the Giants, 2-3. Quarterback Pat Sullivan led Atlanta, 3-2, past Baltimore, 13, by completing 14 of 25 passes. Dallas, 3-2, tripped Kansas City, 2-3, on Calvin Hill's one- yard TD plunge after a 49-yard pass interference call against Jim Marsalis. Denver. 4-1, needed a one- yard touchdown dive by sub QB John Hufnagel in the final quarter to defeat New England, 3-2. Lynn Dickey fired touchdown passes to Ken Burrough 22 yards--and Jerry Broadnax--55 yards--to lead Houston, 3-2, by Chicago, 1-4. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A passing duel between Virgil barter and Tony Adams could IB en: of the sights and a game n an 11,000-seat stadium in a small Canadian city will be one of the sites on Labor Day night in the World Football League. Carter will lead the Chicago ·"ire, 6-2, into Anaheim for a ;ame against Adams and the southern Calfiornia Sun. The 11,000 seat arena, Little Stadium in London, Ont., will lost a game between the Detroit Wheels, 0-8, and the Portland Storm. 0-7-1. In other Monday night games, Florida, 6-2, is at Birmingham, 8-0; Philadelphia, 44, is at New York, 5-3 and Memphis 6-2 is at Jacksonville, 3-5. Sunday night, the Hawaiians scored three times in the final quarter-- including a 52-yard interception return by safety John Moseley and a 61-yard run by Clem Turner on the last play of the game -- to defeat the Houston Texas 33-15. Carter put the ball in the air 43 times last week but hit on just 18 as the iPj-e. tied for sec nd with Memphis in the Ccn- ral Division, lost to divison eader Birmingham. Adams hit on 12 of 23 attempts and threw or three touchdowns in the Sun's victory over Portland. Detroit, in financial trouble, vas guranteed $30,000 by Port- and to move its home game rom Ypsilanti, Mich., to London, Ont. Bob Harris, majority ·stockholder of the Storm, is a lative of London. The Canadians who turn out could see a Cycle Classic defeated teammate Don Castro TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) -D e f e n d i n g American Mo- :orcycle Association Grand National Champion, Ken Roberts, defeated teamma te Don Castro to win the Talledega Motorcycle Classic Sunday. Roberts, of Modesto, Calif, averaged 111 miles per hour to outrun Castro, of.Hollister. Ca lif.. at the Alabama Inter national Motor Speedway. Rob erts and Castro rode Yamalvas. ugh scoring game, because both clubs have trouble keeping opponents of their end zone. Florida will have to stop Birningham's high-powered at- ack, geared by veteran quar- erback George Mira and onglhrowing rookie Matthew leed or risk dropping into a irstplace tie with New York in he Eastern Division. New York's immediate prob- em Monday night will be stopping the passing of Phila- lelpliia's King Corcoran. Improving rookie quarterback Reggie Oliver will lead Jacksonville against Memphis, but the Jacksonville defensiva players are really on the spot. They have to halt the explosive Memphis offense keyed by quarterback John Huarte. TRI-IAKES ANTENNA Sales and Service Hew Uied Antenna! Color · Black While Bootten · Towers Fre* Ettimates 751-7927 7S1-M9* TO-013T ^^^^^····Vi^^^^^^^^^^^ DIIUIIilllBflllMIl Pro Football Standings ·Bill WFL Eastern Division \V I. T Pet. PF PA Florida 6 2 0 .750 1 5 5 1 1 1 New York 5 3 0 .625 180 125 Philaphia 4 4 0 .500 2 0 3 14 Jacksonv 3 5 0 .375 1 4 6 1 4 9 Cenlral Division Birmham B O O 1.000 2 2 6 1 3 1 Chicago 6 2 0 .750 2 2 0 1 7 9 Memphis 6 2 0 .750 2 4 6 1 7 5 Detroit 0 8 0 .000 1 3 8 2 3 6 Western Division S, Calif 5 3 0 .625 184 146 Houston 3 5 1 .389 82 158 Hawaiians 2 7 0 .222 166 264 Portland 0 7 1 .063 98 212 Sunday's Games Hawaiians 33, Houston 1: Monday's Games Memphis at Jacksonville, N . Philadelphia at New York, N Portland at Detroit at Lon don, Ont,, N Florida at Birmingham, N Chicago at Southern Califor nia, N Thursday, September 5 Philadelphia at Jacksonville Friday, September 6 Florida at New York, N Southern California at De troit, N Hawaiians at Portland, N Hawaiians at Portland, Saturday, September 7 Chicago at Birmingham, N NFL RESULTS Saturday's Games · Philadelphia 24, New Yor · Giants 21 , Atlanta 23, Baltimore 7 Minnesota 14, St. Louis 10 : Dallas 25, Kansas City 1 Denver 27, New England 21 '· Houston 37, Chicago 20 New Orleans 24, New Yor · Jets 7 ; Los Angeles 30, San Diego 16 Snnday's Game . Cleveland 21, Cincinnat J17 Monday's Game Oakland at .San Francisco, 1 national television Friday, September 5 Pittsburgh at Dallas, N Saturday, September 6 New York Giants at Buffali Baltimore at Washington Cincinnati vs. Green Bay Milwaukee St. Louis at Kansas City Sunday, September 7 New York Jets vs, Oaklan at Berkeley, Calif. Cleveland at Detroit, N Miami at Chicago, N New Orleans at Houston, N San Diego at Minnesota, N Monday, September 8 Los Angeles at San Francisi Philadelphia at New Englan Atlanta at Denver, N Booster Club Sets Meeting The Fayetleville High Scho Booster Club will hold its fir regular meeting of the ye tomorrow night at 7:30 at t FHS student center. A film last Friday's scrimmage will shown. President of the club th year is Al Eason. Pat Walki is vice president and budg committee chairman. Paulii Lewis is secretary-treasure Membership committee chai man is Bob Waldron. Bryc Davis Is ticket chairman, An Strange is in charge of public! and Claire Bien coordinator. is tclcphon rVorld Records Crumble American Swimmers Defeat Germans CONCORD, Calif. (AP) -- The nited States remained on top i the swimming world and last Germany's national team fas in Disneyland today trying forget a sobering defeat. "We lost by 98 points three ears ago and by only 53 this me. That certainly is good regress," East German Coach udolph Schramme said Sun- ay night after U.S. swimmers trapped up a 193-145 dual meet no right to beat ictory. "We had lem by that much, but we did t," said Ron Ballatore, men's oach of the U.S. team, after he final night's session featur- ing five world record perform-] nces. The most dramatic fall was that of Roland Matthes, the East German backstroke specialist who had one of the most incredible winning 'streaks in the history of the sport. Matthes had not lost a backstroke race since 1967, but 18- year-old John Naber of Menlo Park, Calif., beat him twice here. The University of Southern California athlete passed (the Olympic champion and world record holder just before the finish of the 100-meter backstroke Sunday night to win in 57.74 seconds. John Hencken of Santa Clara, Calif, was the meet's only louble world record breaker. The Stanford swimmer lowered his records in both the 100 and 200 breaststroke, winning the 200 Sunday night in 2:18.21. . The record breaking on the final night began with a 3:25.17 time by the U.S. 400 freestyle relay foursome of Andy Coan, Jim Montgomery, Mike Bottom and Tom Hickcox. The 16-year- old Coan, from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., led off with a 51.23 leg which was .01 second off Mark Spitz' world record f o r 100 meters. Rosemarie Kother lowered her world record in the 100 butterfly, winning in 1:01.88; Ul- stroke with a time of 1:02.98, and Renate Vogel reclaimed .he world record in the 100 breaststroke with a 1:12.28 vic- Sory. College Career First On List Amateur Champ Not Ready For Pros RIDGEWOOD, N.J. (AP) -'This is amateur golf," Jerry 5 ate said. "It's not the pros. We're playing to win. It's not ife or death. We're not playing lor money." And Pate, the handsome, 20 year-old Alabama student who won the U.S. Amateur Golf Championship Saturday won't 36 playing for money in the -Oreseeable future. "I don't even want to think about turning p r o yet." Pate said after his 2 and 1 victory In the 36-hoIe, match play fina 1 over little John Grace, a Forl Worth, Tex. realtor. U. 5. Cage Coach Has Questions About Defeat BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -U.S. Coach Dean Nicholson has raised some questions about the Soviet Union's 101-88 triumph for the title in the Cup of Na lions Basketball Tournament. "It's terrible, terrible to lose that way," said Nicholson Sun day while complaining abou. the performance of the referee? and claiming that there wen irregularities in the electron!: Scoreboard. But he admitld the U.S But he admitted the U.S 000 spectators, was outplayet Saturday night by the Russia athletes. "The Soviet Union has great team," said Nicholson "It was a superior opponent and we couldn't do more." Lloyd Free, voted the tourna ment's best player, scored IS points against Russia and hi: American teammate Hollis Mi ler had 18. As the U.S. team sought t offset basketball losses to tin Russians in the 1072 Olympics and the recent world champion ships in Puerto Rico, the Sovic squad jumped of to a 48-4! halftime edge. Alexander Salnikov's 28 points led the Russians to their victory. "I'm going to school on a golf cholarship," Pate said, "I feel owe the school something. I vant to finish my schooling irst. "I know a lot of people--my 'oiks, my friends, my coaches- want me to play the best golf I can. A lot of people ask me about turning pro. I don't even want to think about it yet." But Pate left little doubt that, in time, the lure of the big money pro tour could claim i. 'he hard-hitting youngster- who scored victories over such ranking players as Bill Campbell. Ed Tutwiler, George Burns and national coiiegiate champion Curtis Strange on his way to the final--said he now plans to take a brief break from golf and try to catch up on his studies. He's been cutting classes at the University ot Alabama for a week. "My next tournament will be a college thing in Ohio in Octo ber," he said. "This doesn'i change my plans much at all." Pate had never before playet in the U.S. amateur. Now, however, he's going to have to make room for a couple of other spots on his schedule. Those are the Masters in Augusta, Ga., and the U.S. Open, to be played in Chi- CaMPLETE LINE of BUILDING MATERIALS QUALITY MATERIALS DISCOUNT PRICES BANKAMEHICARD -MASTER CHARGE WELCOME DELIVERY SERVICE ALSO NEW HOMES AVAILABLE IN SEVERAL LOCATIONS 7KELLEY BROTHERS LUMBER ico. 2401 NORTH GREGG ON Wen Tosvnihip Worth Gregg Phone 442-2351 :ago next summer. He became eligible for both hose events with his victory. world Richter improved her mark in the 100 back- were the only world performances in the Those record meet by the East Germans, who stopped off at Disneyland and a Los Angeles movie studio today before heading home. The U.S. swimmers broke four world records and tied two others. American divers also won, 2422 in competition scored sepa. rately. Flip Darr, head U.S. coach, said the American- girl swimmers "did a fantastic job in the face of competition which came in with such a record. They had world record holders in each stroke and the individual medley." The heavily favored "flying frauleins" outscored the U.S. girls by only 84-79. The American men, however, won all 15 of their events and claimed 119 points out of a pos- =jblr 126. who try, that's the kind of people we look for when we're hiring new Kansas City Life agents . . . because that's the kind of company we try to be. 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