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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 16

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Norttiwwt Arkcmwt TIMES, Sunday, Sept. 8, 1974! . - FAYrrrtVILH. ARKANSAS ' Orioles Run Shutout String To 54 Innings CLEVELAND (AP) The amazing Baltimore Orioles ran their shutout, siring to 54 innings--an American League record--in a 3-2 decision over the Cleveland Indians Saturday. Ross Grimsley, 17-12, who started tlie Orioles' current 10- Season Begins Sept. 21 Ruggers Ready For Tough Slate ;ame winning streak on !9 pitched shout ball Aug. until the ninth inning when the Indians finally scored on Charley Spikes 1 two-run homer. Bob Reynolds relieved Grimsley after the homer and nailed down the victory. The Orioles, who had five previous shutouts to break an AL record, snapped the scoreless inning streak of 47 set by the: 1947 Indians when Grimsley blanked Cleveland over the first two innings. The major league record of scoreless innings is 56, held by the Pittsburgh Pirates of 1003. The Orioles shut out the Indians in a doubleheader Friday night to break the AL consecutive shutout game streak of four held by four other teams. The Orioles took a 1-0 lead off !oser Gaylord Perry, 18-10, in .he third inning when Enos Cabell walked, moved to second on a fielder's choice bouncer, third on a bunt single and scored on Paul Blair's sacrifice fly. Tommy Davjs made It 2-0 in the fourth when he scored on shortstop Frank Duffy's error. By RICK FKNDERGRASS OF THE TIMES STAFF The University of Arkansas rugby club will kick off possibly its toughest season yet, Sept. 21 when they play Memphis State at Little Rock. T h e Razorback Club-in rugby, they're called clubs, not team's--will .be in its fourth year of interstate matches this :all, facing such nationally- mown clubs as Oklahoma State. Rice and Missouri. For those who don't know, rugby is the British version of tackle football, and not to be confused with soccer. It's a fast-moving game, with no downs and no halts in play except for violations and scores. Basically, the object of the game is Ihc same as in foot- Da --to score by carrying the ball across Ihe goal line or by jooting it through the uprights. But there the similarity ends. There are no front lines m rugby; instead there is the scrum, a wandering group of A Gallery Of Players They picked up run in the seventh. their third Red Sox Slip Past Brewers By 4-3 Score AP) -- Mario bases-loaded single BOSTON Guerrero's with two cut in the 10th inning brought home Rico Petrocelli with the winning r u n and gave the Boston Red Sox a 4-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers Saturday. With two out in the 10th, Petrocelli singled off Milwaukee relief ace Tom Murphy, 7-6, and Tim McCarver lined a shot to right field that bounced into the seats for a ground rule double. After Dick McAuIiffe was intentionally walked, loading the bases, Guerrero blooped his game-winning single to I players who huddle ball wherever it over hits the the ground, fighting the opposing scrum for possession. There is no blocking allowed and the ball is never dead. Oh, and nobody wears pads. T h e Razorback ruggers started practice last week, with two days of conditioning drills and some orientation sessions for new recruits. The, club will hold an organizational meeting Monday to explain the game to prospective players and to elect club officers and scrum and backfield captains. Monday's meeting at the KKEG-KFAY field. Holly and Vista, also will inclu'de the first full scrimmage, .according to backfield captain Mike Hacker. Hacker asked that any area resident interested in playing on the Razorback team attend Monday's meeling at 4 p.m. at the field. You don't have to be a student at the university play, he said. i The team is partially subsidized by the university, which helps pay for uniforms and equipment and partial travel expenses, he said. Hacker said the club will be returning three 'backfield and seven scrum, starters from last year's 7-1 and 9-6 seasons. There are two rugby seasons | during a school term--one f r o m j September through November, and one from February through May. ! Three starters returning to the backfield are Hacker, Dale Duerr and John Williams.- Returning scrummers are Ed LeClair, Brecht, Bracey, Bob Jim Andy Rhodes, Phillips, Belhell John Bill and Randy Johnson. The club's schedule includes two tournaments this season--an All-Arkansas Tournament at Little Rock Oct. 26 and 27, and the annual Heart of America Tournament Oct. 19 and 20 at Kansas City. The Heart Of America tournament each year draws more than 30 clubs from states from Ohio to Colorado and from the Dakota! to Texas. Here is the Razorback Rugby schedule this year: Sept, 21--Memphis Stat« (at Little Rock) Sept. 28--Oklahoma Slat* (Fnyctlcvillc). Oct. 5 -- Ouachita ('Fayetteville) Oct. 12--Central Missouri Stale (Warrensburg, Mo.) Oct. 19-20--Heart of America Tournament (Kansas City) Oct. 26-27 -- All Arkansai Tournament (Little Rock) Nov. 2--open date Nov. 9--Rice (Fayetteville) N o v . 16--University of Missouri (Columbia) Fayetteville games will b« played on the field north of'tha new baseball field on Razorback Road. Five Running Inning Sends Detroit Tigers Past New York Yanks 8-3 Assault On Record Begins NEW YORK (AP) -- Leon Roberts drove in the tie-breaking run with his first major '" and Aurelio Rodri- Gary Sutherland league ·guez -a-added two-run singles as the Detroit Tigers scored five runs in the fourth inning and defeated the New York Yankees 8-3 in the opener of Saturday's doubleheader. It was the only the fifth setback in the last 22 games for N. C. State Devastates Wake Forest WINSTON-SALEM, (AP) -- Quarterback D a v e Buckey scored one touchdown and passed for two others to lead penalty-plagued North Carolina State to a 33-15 victory over Wake Forest Saturday in the season football opener for both teams. A crowd of 22,500 watched under threatening skies as the Wolfpack began defense of its Atlantic Coast Conference title by scoring 3 points in the last half. John Huff kicked a 24-yard first-period field goal to give N. C. State a 3-0 lead. That was all of the scoring in the first half. In the third period Buckey scored on a five-yard run to cap a 51 . yar(i drive . La ter in "6'"", · Ithe quarter he hit B. J. LytUe Boston Blatter Bill-Lee was on a io-yard pass lor a touch- almost constantly in trouble, (j own but managed to escape from Wa j( e Forest struck back the first-place Yankees, who started the day 1% game: atiead of Baltimore and Bostor in the American League's East Division. Loser Rudy May, 6-3, held the Tigers to one hit and an unearned run over the firs' three innings while striking ou five, but had his personal five game winning streak snapped when the Tigers erupted in the fourth on four singles and three walks. -Al Kaline drew a leadoff walk and Bill Freehan singled. After Reggie Sanders filed out. Rob erts slapped a single up the middle for the go-ahead run. A walk to Marvin Lane loaded the bases and Rodriguez slammed a single to left for a 4-1 lead. May walked Ed Brink N. C. man to reload the bases was replaced by Mike Wallace, Alter Ron LePlore fanned Sutherland singled to center for the other two runs. Freehan hit his 12th home run in the 'sev enth for Detroit's final run o the inning. ' A sacrifice fly by Kaline in the ninth drove in Detroit's eighth run. Luke Walker, 5-3, making hL seventh start of the season and first since Aug. 5, allowed five hits, including 4 two-run home by Graig Nettles, before givin^ way to John Hiller with two on and two out in the sixth. Hiiler who has won 16 games, retire pinch hitter Walt Williams on a grounder and went on to earn his lllh save by retiring all 1 batters he faced Brock Remembers Turning Points ST. LOUIS Lou Brock says it was Maury Wills timself who lit the fire under his current surge toward baseball's base-stealing record. "It's hard to pinpoint the exact moment it happened, but let's go back over this thing together," the fleet St. ; Louis Cardinal star said after reaching 101 in his streak to Wills' 104. . "Let's go back to last August when I sort of caught fire," he added. "Let's go back to the first 23 times I tried to steal last year and was thrown out 13. "Right there you're saying all kinds of 'negative things to yourself. You're saying 'I've slowed, up.' Your're .13 and going on 34. You're saying that 'maybe I'm an old man.' "I guess it reached a low point in Cincinnati. I thought I i ----- 1 "Maury made a very important statement: 'Don't be afraid to get thrown out 1 ." Brock, recalling further a resurgence that started in late 1973, noted "at that point anoth- imporlani thing was getting heard up and the guy walked-over tagged me. "Maury was in town that day and I went over and talked to him merits older. what kind of adjust- he made when he got Northside Walk-Ons Defensive back B e n n i e Westphal and punter Tommy Chcyne came to Arkansas from Fort Smith Northside High School without a football scolar- ship and each earned-financial assistance after freshman com- Rangers Slam Oakland A's OAKLAND (AP) -- Jim Sundberg drove in four runs and Steve Hargan pitched a four- hitter Saturday to lead the Texas Rangers to a 8-2 victory over the Oakland A's. The second-place Rangers moved to within 6Vz games of the A's with their second straight victory over the American League West leaders. Sundberg drove in his first run with a squeeze bunt in the second inning, when the Rangers scored three times. He added a two-run single in the fourth and doubled to score Jeff Burroughs in the seventh. Gene Tenace hit' his 23rd home run of the season in the second inning and Joe Rudi belted his 17th homer in the seventh for Oakland's runs off Hargan. 11-8. Hargan retired 15 consecutive batters between the two homers. Joe Lovitto drove in ( twc Texas runs with a bases-loaded single in the second inning ofi Oakland starter Glenn Abbott, ed Sizemore, our secsnd plaet liter, to help. "People say its important to et a guy to lake a pitch but.it n't. It's being aware of whero ie pilch is and being together n it that counts. "The latter part of the season 'e're together and I guess WB tole something like 31 base» ut of 40 games. "The other part of it came in pring training, when w« orkcd some more on it and ot the mechanics down to a ne art." . · ' Wills, who set his record-in 962, was to be at Busch Sta- ium Saturday night as Brock' irther pursued his record gainst the New York Mets. "I've talked to Maury twice lis week on'the phone," said' rock. "Mostly it's just small alk and he's on my side. "I think what's happening a» a'r as Maury's concerned is nat history's being relived 11 ears later." 51/4% : We have a savings program and Interest rate to meet your needs. Fayetteville Savings. Loan Association 201 N. Eut Arena* each threat except for the third jnning, when M i l w a u k e e jumped to a 3-0 lead. The Red Sox, shut out in four of five previous starts, had scored oly three runs in 50 innings before breaking out with a pair of tallies in the fourth. Juan Beniquez led of with a single and Dwight Evans w a l k e d . Carl Yastrxcmski forced Evans at second, but Cecil Cooper grounded a sharp single to right, scoring Beniquez. Petrocelli then broke an fl-for-21 sump with a run-scoring single to left. quickly on a 70-yard pass from quarterback. Mike McGlamry to Tom Fehring For a touchdown. The Wolfpack scored again early in the fourth quarter on a nine-yard run by Johnny Evans. The touchdown was set up when Clarence Cotton recovered a McGlamry fumble on the Wake Forest 21. The Deacons scored in the last quarter on a four-yard run by Frank Harsh to climax a 66- yard drive. N. C. State put across its final score on a 31-yard pass from Buckey to Mike Hardy. Storm Cancel Is Grid Game NEW ORLEANS (AP) Hurricane Carmen dampened football fever Saturday and expected for the event in Tulane-University of Mississippi season opener. Some 70,000 fans--a record for a Tulane opener--had been xpected for the event in Tulane Stadium, The Rebels had been training for the past few days at Gulfport, Miss., on the coast and were planning to move on to New Orleans later in the day. But coach Ken Cooper loaded :he team onto a bus and headed north instead, back to the Ole Miss campus in Oxford. Officials of both schools said the game would be rescheduled. In Lafayette, west of New Orleans, Evangeline Downs canceled the last two days of its thoroughbred racing meet Saturday and Sunday, and Southwestern Louisiana University put off its football opener with Arkansas Stale. Tex.-Arlingfon Thrashed 33-6 KALAMAZOO, Mich., (AP) -- Halfback Wesley Gates scored twice Saturday as Western Michigan stormed to a 21-0 lead en route to a 33-6 non-conference victory over Texas-Arlington in an intersectional college football opener. Cales scored on a one-yard run midway through the first quarter and then took off around right end for a 24-yard touchdown. Jim White started the scoring with a one-yard run after Western recovered a dropped snap by Arlington's punter on the four-yard line. Arlington scored on a 52-yard pass from Vic Morriss to Ron Barnett to close out the hectic period. The loss ruined the coaching debut of Arlington Coach Bud- Elliott, while bringing Western Coach Bill Doolittle's opening game record to 11 wins in 11 {seasons. Wiiifewall phis $1.80 F.E.T. and White wart phis $2.50 F.E.T. and tire off yoor ear Wfiitewal! phis $2.67 F.E.T. and tire off yow car. Whitewall plus $2 J4 F.E.T. and tire off your car Whitewall pirn $2.97 F.E.T. and tire off yow car WtiitewaN ptas $3.19 F.E.T. and tire off yow car *2.25 rXT. and Ike-off yow car The rains have come and postponed play In the U.S. Open bring helif at Forest Hills, f%w York. 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