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t · Northwwt Arkantas TIMES, Tu«., Sept. TO. 1974 FAYKTTKVILLC, ARKANSAS Gearing Up For Football These seventh-grade football ctleville Youth Center. The may. Seventh-grade (earns players began praclicc Mon- Center is sponsoring f o u r from West Fork and Grcen- rtay under the auspices of (cams, two from Woodland land will also participate in David White and the Fay- Junior High and (wo from Ra- the league. But Lose Two More Players Irish Rip G. Tech, 31-7 ATLANTA (AP) -- Ara Parseghian called it "a test for us to see how much damage was done through all our losses." - H i s Notre Dame team, reeling from the loss of eight poten- 'ti?l starters, survived the lest Monday night with a 31-7 nationally televised football victory over Georgia Tech, but lost two more front line players in · rthe process. Running back Art Best was sidelined with a broken jaw and linebacker Shqrman Smith left with itorn ligaments in his left knee as problems continued to : mount for the defending nation: al collegiate champions. Despite it all. Parseghian said. "I think we're going to be · better as the season progress- i .es." The Irish, ranked No. 3 in The Associated Press preseason poll, were forced into a comeback role when Tech method- the tying touchdown, ahead on freshman ically marched C8 yards to score after the opening kickoff. Notre Dame cashed in a fumble recovery at the 14 for went Dave Reeve's 22-yard field goal and established control with a goal line stand that closed the door on Tech's last chance to regain the lead. Tom Clements, a brilliant quarterback, then picked apart Tech's secondary with six pass completions for 83 yards in a drive that, produced a touchdown in the final minute of the half for a 17-7 Irish lead. Notre'- Dame spoiled the coaching debut of Pepper Rod gers, who left UCLA last year to return to Toon, where once played quarterback. he Rodgers had said earlier that Tech "didn't build'its football reputation toy beating Notre ing run. Dame." He said Monday night "They're too good for us. : didn't schedule them. I neve: would have." After Tech's 7-0 lead on an eight-yard scoring pass from Rudy Allen to Jimmy Robinson Notre Dame drew even whei Wayne Bullock slashed ove from the two following i recovery at the Jacke 14." The Irish jumped ahead 10- on Reeve's field goal eight sec onds after the second period beg a n , ' a n d got the padded lea they needed on Clements' sev en-yard scoring toss to Pet Demmerle late in the half. Bullock got another touch down on a one-yard plunge fo lowing a fumble recovery a Tech's 22 and AJ Samuel cap p«d a n : 80-yard fourth perioc march with an eight-yard scor America's Cup Series Pits U.S., Aussies Kirkland Ruled Out As QB Against Southern Gal .^·NEWPORT, R.I., (AP) -- Sir Thomas Lipton, the monied tea baron, made five attempts to win the America's Cup away from the United States and he failed. Off Newport today, weather permitting, Austrailia will make its third attempt -- this time backed by a monied real estate sportsman who admits he has an obsession second only to Upton's, The contestants in this 123- year-old match sailing series are Southern Cross, the Aussie challenger, and Courageous, selected by the sponsoring New York Yacht Club as the Cup defender. Courageous, which survived a stiff trial series with Intrepid, successful defender against Australia in 1967 and 1970,, was rated a slight favorite to win the best-of-seven series. The first race around a triangular, 24.3-mile course was to get underway at 12:10 p.m. |EJ)T. If there are no delays, "and weather conditions permit, there is to be a race each day tfitil the issue is decided. .^Forecasters had predicted moderate southwest winds, rfnld temperatures and no fog. One yachtsman termed these conditions "just what the doctor ordered." Neither skipper -- Ted Hood of, the Courageous or Jim Hardy of the Southern Cross -was available for comment Monday, but one member of the syndicate which owns Courageous snid, "After tomorrow, -we'll know if it will be a short Series or a long one." The general consensus in Newport was t h a t , Courageous should win it in six races, with one expert confidently predicting four straight for the U.S. boat. The only prize in the scries is the America's cup, won first in '. 1851, and since lodged In its ; special nook in the New York Yacht Club. One surce estimated as much as $10 million already has been spent on the 1974 series. A r k a n s a s Coach Frank' Broyles said Monday that there is "no chance" Mike Kirkland will see action at quarterback against Southern California Saturday night. Kirkland sprained his right wrist 17 days ago and has been .liable to take a snap from cen- :er since. He has practiced only 'our days since last fall. Broyles did indicate, however, ,hat there is a possibility Kirk- and may punt in the ball game. Broyles said that tight end Doug Yoder is "doubtful" for :he game with a sprained knee. If Yoder can't play, Mickey Billingsley and Matt Morrison will alternate at tight end and freshman Phil Davis of Tulsa may also play. Halfbacks Teddy Barnes and Tommy Woods were listed by Broyles as "every doubtful." Barnes has been bothered with a pulled leg muscle and Woods with a sprained ankle. There is a chance, though, that halfback Freddie Douglas will play. Douglas practiced Monday for the first time since spring. It had been reported Sunday that Douglas would not suit out for the game. Broyles said the Razorbacks worked Monday on "what to do against all of Southern Cal's formations, Asked about a newspaper story listing several Cards Recall i Three Hopefuls ' ST. LOUIS CAP) - The St. Louis Cardinals Monday night 'announced the recall of three players from their Tulsa farm club at the conclusion of the American Association playoffs. Those recalled after the con elusion of the Tulsa's series with Indianapolis were pitchers ; Ray Bare and John Denny and ^ first baseman Ed Kurpiel. Bare Pffsled a 12-4 record at Tulsa ·nd Denny was 9-8, while Kurpiel batted .252. USC offensive linemen as in ured, Broyles said, "I haven even read it." Broyles described the Monda workout as a rehearsal, an 'orecast another for toda, 'Both the offense and defeni will work on goal-line plays an special situations," he said. Today will probably be th Porkers' last practice in pad before the USC game. "We'v he.en practicing a long time, said Broyles. ."The players wi Sophomores Trim Fayefleville JVs On Aerial Bomb The Fayelteville Sophomores scored on an IB-yard touchdown pass from quarterback William Kimbrough to tailback Jimmy Luper on their way to a 7-0 win over the Junior Varsity in a scrimmage game here Mon day night. The scoring play came in the second quarter of action and w a s followed by Robert LeBlond's extra point kick to account for all the game'; scoring. Fayetteville Coach Doyne Davis cited the sophomores' offensive line as particularly impressive, along with the backfield play of Luper and Kimbrough. Defensive stand outs for the sophomores in eluded Ned Parett. Jim Phelan, Joe Cravens and Charles Duell. Junior varsity standouts in eluded James Love and Jim Elliott on defense, and Steve Baird on offense. 'The sophomores had some advantage, Davis pointed out, became they've been able to work out together during pre season drills, while many of the Junior Varsity players have worked out with the varsity. Next game for the sopho mores will be next Monday al 7 p.m. in Fayetlevllle againsl the Bentonville. sophs, be fired up." -GRANT HAL Parker Doesn't Want To Retire ANAHEIM (AP) -- Salt Parker, a major league coac for 16 years, says he doesn plan to retire even though th California Angels have sa they don't plan to rehire hi for 1075. "I still want to work," sa Parker. 61. An infielder, Parker broH jnto organized baseball in 193 yet never played in the major He was the playing manager i Shreveport of the Texa League, where he also pitche three games. Parker coached with the Sa Francisco Giants, 1958-61, an went to the Cleveland India in 1962. He later scouted ^ coached for Pittsburgh, Hou ton, the New York Mets an the Angels. Yanks Claim One Game Division Lead Usually a tough town for the ankces, Boston was a nice ace to visit Monday night as ew York beat the Red Sox 6-3 id took a one-game lead in e American League East pen- ant race. "I knew we'd win a game 3re some- day," said New ork Manager Bill Virdon after 10 Yankees snapped an llama losing streak at Fenway ark. The victory was the Yankees' rst in Boston since July 31, 73 and'only their second there 22 appearances since the |?2 season. The Baltimore Orioles also on at a crucial moment, beat- g the Milwaukee Brewers 6-5 11 innings Monday night. The ctory boosted the Orioles into second-place tie with Boston . the hot East race.. In the other American eague games, the Oakland A's lok a doubleheader from the ansas City Royals, 3-0 and 7: the California Angels beat le Tesas Rangers 4-1 in the rst game of a doubleheader efore losing the second 5-3; le Cleveland Indians downed he Detroit Tigers 7-1 and the linnesota Twins defeated the hicago White Sox 3-1. Chris Chambliss and Elliott laddox each drove in two un, helping New York beat oston. George "Doc" Medich, 18-12, ras the winning pitcher with ighth-inning relief help from parky Lyle. Medich gave up wo rims in the inning, one on a omer by Carl Yastrzemski, »fore Lyle came to the rescue. Orioles 6, Brewers 5 Bobby Grich singled with two ut in the lllh inning and even- ually scored the winning .run on a wild pitch by Tom Murphy, giving the Orioles their Ictory over Milwaukee. The Brewers tied the score at 5-5 on Darrell Porter's grand Reds Wallop San Diego 8-3 Rookie Stops Atlanta By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Geoff Zahn, a , 27-year-old rookie with the Los Angeles Dodgers, pitched a four-hitter for the first complete game of his major league career, stopping the Atlanta Braves 4-1. Fred Norman, a 32-year-o.ld veteran of 14 seasons of organized ball, made his first start since Aug. 18 and allowed just four hits before leaving the game after being hit by a line drive in the sixth inning in pitching the Cincinnati Reds to an 8-3 triumph over the San Diego Padres. The victories left the Dodgers 3% games ahead of the Reds in the National League West race. Elsewhere in the National Dorsey Named Top Grid Player By AP LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- West Memphis defensive end Jerry Dorsey put the quietus on his coach, Tress Spurlock. Little Rock Hall and West Memphis were scoreless midway through the second quarter Friday night when Hall was forced to punt from deep in its own territory. , "We. were sceraming, 'Don't rough the kicker,' " Spurlock said. He clammed up when Dorsey blocked the punt and the Blue Devils recovered at the Hall 16. Three plays later, West Memphis scored and was off and running to a 13-G upset of the Warriors--Hall's first nonconfe- rence loss in 11 years. Dorsey secured the victory when he picked up a fumble midway through the fourth pe riod and raced 39 yards for a touchdown. For his performance, Dorsey was named The Associatec Press High School Player of the League. Chicago beat Pittsburgh 9-4, Philadlephia blanked St. Louis 2-0, San Francisco topped Houston 8-6 and New York defeated Montreal 7-1. Dodgers 8, BravcSI Of the four Atlanta hits off Zahn, only ana was hit really well, a double by Dusty Baker down the left-fold line in the fourth inning. Steve Garvey belted a two- run honier and Ron Cey had a three-run blast to pace the Los Angeles attack. Reds 8, Padres 3 Cincinnati took an early 2-0 lead, but consecutive homers by Rich Morales and Johnny Grnbb in third inning put the Padres in front 3-2. Home runs by Tony Perez, his 2'llh, and Dave Concepcion, his llth, highlighted a four-run fifth inning outburst for Cincinnati. Cubs 9, Pirates 4 Jose Cardcnal and Andre Thornton blasted homers for the Cubs, and Dave LaRoche came on in the eighth inning to preserve the victory for Steve Stone, 7-5. When LaRoche was summoned, the Cubs were nursing a 6-4 lead and Pittsburgh had the bases loaded. Giants 8, Astros 6 The G'ants broke a 3- 3 tic with five runs in the eighth inning. Tilo Fuentes drove in the lie-breaking run with a single, Gary Matthews belted a two- run double and Dave Kingman closed out the surge with a two- run triple. Mcts 7, Expos 1 Ray Sadecki scattered eight hits and contributed a run-scoring single to a four-run fourth inning for the . M e t s . Dave Schneck had a two-run single in the [ourlh and Bud Harrelsou drove in the final run of the Inning with a single. American League scores: California 4-3, Texas 1-5; Cleveland 7, Detroit 1; New York 6, Boston 3; Minnesota 3, Chicago 1; Baltimore fi, Milwaukee 5 in 11 innings and Oakland 3-7, Kansas City 0-0. _^ ilam home run in the ninth in- dng off Reynolds. A's 3-7, Royals 0-0 Vida Blue hurled a two-hitter and' Catish Hunter a four-hit- er, pitching Oakjartf, to a weep of their twi-n^tor double- leader against Kansas City. The sweep moved the A's gw ;ames ahead of Texas in the American League West. Blue, 15-14; struck out five nd walked only one, while Hunter posted his sixth con- ecutive victory and raised his ecord to 23-10. Angels 4-3, Rangers 1-5 Chuck Dobson, stopped Texas his leg." on seven hits in pitching Cali- ornia's first-game victory. Roy lowell's first major league home run triggered a three-run Texas rally in the fourth inning and the Rangers went on to beat California in the second game. Ind anissrgeiT?, Indians 7, Tigers 1 Oscar Gamble's first-inning, tworrun homer triggered a three-run rally and Dick Bosman pitched a three-hitter to lead Cleveland over Detroit. Twins 3, White Sox 1 Home runs by Harmon Killebrew and Steve Braun in the eighth inning powered Minnesota over Chicago. Memphis To Get Chris Morris MEMPHIS, Tcnn. (AP) -Chris Morris, an offensive tackle released by the Cleveland Browns last week, is expected to Join the Memphis Soulhmen of the World Football League this week. The 6-foot-3, 250-pound Morris, a three-year veteran, had signed with Memphis as a future for 1975,. but his signing had not been announced previously. He cleared waivers in the National Football League last week and he and Memphis will now negotiate a . contract for the remainder of 1974. Leo Cahill, general manager of the Southmen, said Morris stated that he was released by Cleveland when Browns owner Art Model I found out that Morris had signed with the WFL. Week in Arkansas. Spurlock said the 5-Foot-ll 170-pound Dorsey was in on 12 tackles and recovered two fum bles. "He's got quickness and he thinks '· ' " - ' ' said. real good," Spurlock "We just line him up and im he s supoosed to try to Spurlock' said West Memphis did not have a rush on when Dorsey blocked! the Hall punt. gel there. We don't do anythint special. He came c l o s e al night. I really thought he was ;oing to block the one before. ' :hink he went past the kicker Before the kicker ever raisec After Final Workout George Foreman Breaks Camp PLEASANTON, Calif. (AP) -- Heavyweight champion George Foreman broke camp without breaking any heads. "He's coming around good, fle's in great shape, but I'd like to sec him punching more," said Henry Clark, one of Foreman's sparring partners, after the final workout here Monday. "He's mostly just been playing with us," added Clark, himself a ranking heavyweight. "When George is really punching, he's knockng people out." ·Foreman's manager, Dick Sadler, had an answer: "I'm saving him for Muhammad AH. pur last fight, we started with six sparring partners and end- ed up with just two becausejtheater television showings. George wore them out." Clark, from Sacramento, Ca- The champion and his party of 20 were scheduled to ' tly from San Francisco today, stopping in Chicago to transfer to a flight to Paris. Foreman lif., and heavyweight Frank Sleele of Gary, Ind., are Foreman sparring partners now and both have worked with Ali in the past. will resume training Thursday! "The only way Ali can beat in Kinhasa, Zaire, site of h i s ! - · · · · · · Sept. 24 title tight against Muhammad Ali. Foreman left here weighing about 230 pounds, and Sadler predicted he'd weigh 225 or less Sept. 24. The championship fight is scheduled at 3 a.m. Zaire time, which wilt somewhat beat the equatorial heat of Africa and put it in prime time for U.S. Rogers B Team Collects 19-0 Win From West Fork Tigers WEST FORK -- Rogers' B team won a 19-0 decision over the West Fork B team here Monday night. The first touchdown was a 6-yard run by Mike Pearson and the PAT \vas kicked by Billy Doulten, making it 7-0 after one quarter. With 3:43 remaining in the half, Billy Scott broke for 65 yards for the second Rogers touchdown. The extra point kick was no good this time and the score stayed at 13-0 halflime. Rogers' final touchdown came on the last play of the third quarter, on a 3-yard run by Terry Shook, followed by another missed extra point. This was the first B game for both teams. West Fork's B team will play Van Buren next Monday night in West Fork. Cage Coach Resigns SAN DIEGO -- Dick Davis resigned as head basketball coach at San Diego State to he come vice president of the new International Basketball Associ aion in Europe. Johnson Acquired BOSTON -- The New York Yankees acquired outfielder Alex Johnson from the American League's Texas Rangers on waivers. ·*." )im is to move fast for 15 ·ounds, and I don't think he :an do that anymore. George's )ig advantage is power," said "ilcele. "I've worked more than 300 ·ounds with A l i , and he's a good friend," said Clark. "But T don't think he'll last more ;han five rounds. "George isn't worried about AM. He's just going to go into .he ring and bang away." ENJOY! one or a handful Northwest Arkansas Hearing Aid Center Invites You To Open House Monday, Sept. 9th thru Friday, Stph 13th Office hours I A.M. to 5 P.M. 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