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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 10

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10 9 Nerrtiwe'tt Arkansas TIMES, Friday, Sept. 20, 1974 . FAVtrriyitLi, ARKANSAS Orioles Take AL East Division Lead By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Baltimore Oriole's 7-0 rout of New York Thursday night gave the Orioles a half- game lead over the New York Yankees in the American League East. . Dave McNally pitched the Orioles to their 18th victory in the last 23 games as the Yankees, after a recent surge, lost their third straight game to the Orioles. -· The Orioles' pitchers gave New York just four runs in the ': three-game series at Yankee '. Stadium. McNally gave the ', Yankees only three hits. In the other American .League games, the Detroit Ti- gers defeated the Boston Rec ; Sox 3-1 and the Kansas City · Royals defeated the Oakland . A's 4-3 !n 10 innings. . In the National League, the Pittsburgh Pirates whipped the St. Louis Cardinals 8-6; the Chicago Cubs turned back the Philadelphia Phillies 7-4; the Los Angeles Dodgers bomber the San Diego Padres 11-2 ant the Cincinnati Reds trimmer the San Francisco Giants 8-4. McNally, 16-10, stilled the Yankees on three singles in winning his fourth consecutive game and eighth in 10 decisions since July 31. It was the second shutout for . the Orioles in the three-game .sweep. Don Baylor opened the scoring, smashing the first pitch oi the -fifth inning from Rudy May, 6-4, far over the fence for his ninth home run of the sea son. The Orioles added two runs in the eighth inning on a run-scoring single by Pau Blair and an RBI double by Bobby Grich. They scored four more runs in the n i n t h , with Andy Etchebarren, Mark Bela nger and Tommy Davis each singling in a run and Grich knocking in another with a grounder. Tigers 3, Red Sox 1 Vernon Ruhle pitched two-hil ball for seven innings in his first major league start and Al Kalrae closed in on 3,000 lifetime hits with a run-scoring single, lifting Detroit over Boston. The Red Sox' loss left them in third place, three games behind the Orioles. Royals 4, A's 3 Amos Otis singled home the tie-breaking run in the 10th in ning, giving Kansas City its victory over Oakland. The loss reduced the A's lead in the American League West to games over the idle Texas Hangers. Cnhs 7, Phillies 4 Ron Dunn drove in three runs and drilled three doubles and Bill Madlock knocked in two runs and collected three hits, leading Chicago over Philadelphia. Dodgers 11, Padres 2 Steve Yeager smashed three-run homer and Don Sutton and Mike Marshall combined on a six-hitter, leading Los Angeles past San Diego. Reds 8, Giants 4 Johnny Bench lashed a three run double in a six-run, seconc inning and Cincinnati went .on to an easy victory over San Francisco. PITTSBURGH CAP) -- Pitls- jurgh Pirate partisans had several heroes, but their uudis- )Uted villain was Al Hrabosky, moustauhioccl "Mad Hungarian" of the St. Louis Cardinal bullpen. Irish Assault Northwestern; Sooners Idle By ALEX SACHARE AP Snorts Writer Top-ranked Notre Dame goes into Saturday's game agains' Northwestern following an im pressive 31-7 victory over Geor gia Tech Sept. 9, while the un ranked Wildcats dropped their opener by an embarrassing 41-7 score to Michigan State. Nevertheless, Notre Dame Coach Ara Parseghian has found something to worry abou as he prepares the Irish for Saturday's game before an expected capacity crowd of 55,000 at Northweslern's Dyche Sta dium: quarterback Mitch An derson, the leading passer in the Big Ten Conference last year. "We still don't know how our green secondary will respont against a good passing team' said Parseghian, who left thi head coaching job at N o r t h western in 1964 to lake over a Notre Dame. Of the other Top Ten team: in The Associated Press poll, only third-ranked Oklahoma has the weekend off. In day games. No. 2 Ohio State plays host to Oregon State No. 4 Ne braska journeys to Wisconsin, No. 6 Michigan entertains Colo ratio and Navy visits No. f Penn State. In night action, No. 5 Alabama meets Southern Mississippi at Birmingham, Ala. No. 7 Louisiana State plays host to Texas AM. Area Football Rogers at Springdale Kussellville at Fayeflcville lientonvllle al Siloam Springs Mountain Home at Hunlsville West Fork at Berryville Prairie Grove at Lincoln Green Forest at Winslow Pea Ridge at Farming(on Yellvllfe at Decatur Elkln.s at Greenland Gentry at Fairfand, Okla. Morrilton at Conway Hot Springs at Souihside Marshall at Harrison Hrabosky Suffers Rare Shellacking Bucs Outscore Cards Thai's v/liy Ihcy booed lustily after Ilrabosky sustained a rare pounding and the Pittsburgh Pirates whipped St. Louis 8-G Thursday niglit to move witliin a half-game of the first-place Cardinals in the Na- tional League East. In a Cardinal victory here two nights before, Hrabosky had drawn the ire of Pirate fans with his lactic of leaving the mound and turning his back to the plate before each pitch to psyche himself. The Cardinals led 4-3 in the seventh Thursday night when Hrabosky, who had yielded one earned run in 26 previous appearances, strode from the bullpen nmidst thunderous boos. . Rich Folkers had allowed one-out singles by Manny Sang- uillen and Al Oliver in the seventh, and Willie Stargell was on deck. Hrabosky did his usual about- face and went into his psychological warmup despite continuing taunts and jeers from the stands. Two nights before he had said, "I Just f e e l I can't be scored upon," and he added that a reliver has to "hate people" while on the mound and use boos to summon concentration. And he seemed inspired by the boos as he fired his first pitch past Stargell for a swinging strike. {AP Wirepiioto) COLLISION AT SECOND BASE ... Pittsuurgh Pirates second, baseman Rennie Stennett slams into St. Louis left fielder Lou Brock after making a force out at second and throwing to first -for a double play in the fourth inning. The.play occurred when Ted Sizemore grounded to third baseman Richie Hebner. However, Stargell clouted Hrabosky's next delivery to left-center for a two-run double, and the patrons at Three Rivers Stadium erupted in a frenzy as their bad guy bit the dust. Hrabosky tugged on his cap and went back to work, and he struck put Bob Robertson aftei w a l k i n g Richie Zisk in tentionally. However, Richie Hebner fol lowed with a three-run homer over the wall .in right and Frank Taveras followed with a double. That was all for Hra 'bosky, who never looked up as he walked slowly to the dugout. After the game, Hrabosky sal at his locker stool, casual!) munching a baloney sandwich. "Tonight, I wasn't making the .pitches in the right spot," he said casually between bites. "These Pirates are'lOO-grand .300-hitters for life and I've go to be perfect to get them out.' he added. "Tonight I wasn't." Woodland Mistakes Costly Again' Cowboys Fall 13-2 HARRISON -- Tiie Woodland Cowboys fumbled the first two times they had the ball,, and Harrison converted both miscues into touchdowns as the Fayetteville junior high team suffered its second loss of the season 13-2 in a non-conference game here Thursday night. The Cowboys stopped Harrison on its first possession but fumble on their first play to give Harrison the ball at the Woodland 45. After a short drive, tailback Craig Campbell scored the f i r s t Harrison touchdown on a 2 '- yard run. Ken Damron booted the extra point to put the home team on top 7-0 midway through the first quarter. Woodland again fumbled on its first play following the kickoff, this time coughing up the football on its own 30-yard line. Harrison put together another short drive, with Campbell again handling the scoring honors from one yard out. This time the extra point was no good. With five minutes left in'the game, the Cowboys finally got on the Scoreboard after punting dead on the Harrison one-yarc line. Woodland defensive tackle Mike Hudspeth tackled Camp bell i n . the end zone on the second play for a 2-point safety Woodland threatened twice ir the first half and three times in the second half, driving in side the Harrison 20, but there the attack sputtered. _ Tailback Joe West" was the leading ground-gainer for the Cowboys, with 65 yards on 10 carries. Woodland quarterback Brett Parker completed 4-11 passes for 97 yards. Harrison had 112 yards rushing and none passing. Woodland picked up nine first downs to seven for Harrison. The Cowboys are now 0-2 on the season, with the next game at home against Springdale Central. Harrison now boasts a 3-0 season record. Tough Patriot Defense Tackles Giants Sunday By THE-ASSOCIATED PRESS The National Football League has dipped into the collegiate ranks for almost all its players, some of its coaches and at least one team's defense. The New England Patriots went to school on the defending Super Bowl champion Miam: Dolphins last Sunday with a defense Coach Chuck Fairbanks developed on the campus. Fairbanks, hired by the Patriots in 1973 after a successful tenure with the University of O k l a h o m a , installed his "stack" defense against Miami, and the Dolphins -- undefeated in 1972, twice beaten in 1973 -are 0-1 in 1974. The new defense, which employs three men on the line and four linebackers, held Miami's running backs to 71 yards and gave a new look to the offense as New England quarterback Jim Plunkett completed 14 of 24 passes for 177 yards and one touchdown. Fairbanks hopes to give lessons in the successful operation of the "stack" to the New York Giants Sunday, when the two clubs meet in New Haven's Yale Bowl and the bell rings for the second week of the NFL season. The rest of Sunday's schedule has Miami at Buffalo, St. Louis at Washington, Pittsburgh at Denver, Kansas City at Oakland, New Orleans at Los Angeles, Minnesota at Detroit, San Diego at Cincinnati, San Francisco at Atlanta, the New York Jets at Chicago, Houston al Cleveland, and Green Bay al Baltimore. The Dallas Cowboys travel to Philadelphia to face the Eagles in a nationally televised game Monday night. O.J. Simpson, who sat out the entire second half last Monday night against the Raiders be cause of an ankle injury, is listed as a probable starter for this Sunday's match-up with M i a m i . Mercury Morris Miami's speedy outside runninj threat who did not play lasl week, will start Sunday. St. Louis, 1-0, kept -Philadelphia's potent passing attack out of the end zono lasl week, but the Redskins, 1-0, with Larry Brown, Larry Smith and Duane Thomas, are known to travel best on land. Quarterback Joe Gilliam justified his status as No. 1 Pittsburgh quarterback in leading the Steelers to a 30-0 rout of Baltimore. The Broncos, 0-1, dropped a 17-10 decision to Los Angeles but hold a 3-0 edge over Pittsburgh in previous meetings. Kansas Cily, 1-0, and Oakland, 0-1, each hope lo lilt this classic series its way after battling to a 14-14-2 standoff over the past decade and a half. Los Angeles, 1-0, brings its offensive festival hack home against the Saints, 0-1. John Hadl directs the R a m attack. Minnesota, 1-0, has lamed the Jons the past six years, beat- ng them 12 straight times. Cincinnati displayed an ex-1 plosive offense · against the Browns in last Sunday's 33-7 victory. San Diego, 0-1, rolled up 411 offensive yards despite losing to Houston 21-14. San Francisco, winless in preseason, used a late-game blocked punt that set up Sammy Johnson's nine-yard TD run to beat New Orleans. Atlanta, with quarterbacks Pat Sulliy.an and Bob Lee both seeing action, generated little offense in a 24-0 loss to Dallas last Sunday. Jets quarterback Joe Namath threw for 210 yards and two touchdowns, but had four passes intercepted in New York's 24-16 loss to Kansas City. Chicago, 1-0, found a game-breaking passing combination in quarterback G a r y Huff to Charley Wade, who grabbed two passes for 116 yards. Cleveland, 0-1, is 8-0 against the Oilers, 1-0, but the Browns never heat them with Ronnie Coleman and George Amundson in the Houston backfield. Quarterback Marty Domres was hurt in Baltimore's 30-0 loss to the Steelers last week, but is expected back against the Packers, 0-1. Green Bay quarterback Jerry Tagge threw three interceptions last week ffgainst Minnesota. Dallas won its ninth straight season opener as quarterback Roger Staubach had the Dallas offense rolling with 205 rushing yards and 206 yards in the air. Philadelphia quarterback Roman Gabriel hit on 23 of 39 passes for 208 yards against the C a r d i n a l s but four in- completions inside the St. Louis 10 in the final 30 seconds put the wraps on a 7-3 loss. , © :-. 1 « A.i.f · - SOMETHING YOU CAN RELY ON WHEN USING READY MIXED CONCRETE. SOMETHING YOU CAN RELY ON WHEN PLACING YOUR ORDER WITH US. PHONE-- 4 4 2 - 8 2 5 1 Stretching Tiger Going up for a pass In l u s t Friday's West Fork - Lincoln game is Tiger tight end Chuck Sibert. Lincoln won (lie game 16-9. Tonight the Wolves will be at home against Prairie Grove, wliilc West F o r k travels to Berryvillc. 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