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September 26, 1974

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 11

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Professional Baseball inuiioiiiiiNiiiiiintiiiiininiuiiiuininniiiiNiiiiiiiiiiii! By The Associated Press American League East W L Pet. GB 85 71 .545 -85 72 .541 'A 80 75 .516 4M, 75 Bl .481 10 75 82 .478 1014 71 84 .458 131 West 87 9 .558 -81'72 .52' 4Vi 81 75 .519 6 75 78 .490 10 75 81 .481 12 63 93 .404 24 Baltimore New York Boston Cleveland Milwaukee Detroit Oakland Texas Minnesota Chicago Kan City California Coach Linda SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) Linda Spraguc of Spokane went to Kcoming High School In Melbourne, Australia to be an Engish teacher. She also has become the school's head football coach. Blues Meet- Aeros j HOUSTON (AP) - The National Hockey League St. Louis Blues meet the World Hockey Association Houston ; Aeros tonight in the first exhibition meeting ever between teams of the rival leagues. Connors Advances SAN FRANCISCO - Top- seeded Jimmy Connors scored an easy 6-2, 6-3 first-round victory over Richard Dell of Beth- csda, Md. in the $100,000 International Open Tennis Tournament. Lakers Sign B«aty LOS ANGELES -- Veteran center Zelmo Bcaty signed with the Los Angeles Lakers of th« National Basketball Association after quitting the Utah Stars of the American Basketball Aiw . elation. Northwest Arkamai TIMES, Thurs., Sept. 26, 1974 · Cowboys Play First Home Contest With Central; Tribe Tests Siloam Wednesday's Games Chicago at Texas, 2, ppd., rain Cleveland 8, Milwaukee 3 Baltimore 5 Detroit .4 New York 1, Boston 0, 10 innings California 7, Kansas City 0 Minnesota 1, Oakland 0 Thursday's Games Chicago (Kaat 19-13 and Johnson 9-4) at Texas (Bibby 19-18 and Hargan 12-8), 2, twi- night Boston (Drago 6-10) at Detroit (Coleman 14-12), N California (Tanana 12-19) at Kansas City (Busbq 21-14), N Minnesota (Goltz 9-9) at Oakland Abbott 5-6 or Hunter 2412), N . Only games scheduled Friday's Games, New York at Cleveland, N Milwaukee at Baltimore, N Boston at Detroit, N Texas at Kansas City, N Chicago at Oakland, N Minnesota at California, N National League East . . W L Pet. GB St. Louis 83 73 .532 -Pittsburgh 82 73 .529 % Philaphia 78 78 .500 5 Montreal 75 81 .481 8 New York 69 86 .445 1314 Chicago 65 91 .416 18 West 18 58 .628 -94 62 .603 4 By BILL KENNAN Of the TIMES Sports Staff There's bound to have been a good deal of head shaking, hand wringing and general agonizing in Hwth the Woodland and Hamay training camps this week. Both clubs face important contests tonight and both find themselves minus more than one key player. The Woodland Cowboys get the homcfield advantage for :he first time this season. Right now, though, Coach Dick Harris is more worried about the injury and fullback situations. Starter Mike Hudspeth broke his arm in practice early this week, forcing some sudden patchup jobs. "We're moving Joe West Los Angeles Cincinnati · Atlanta Houston San Fran San Diego 85 72 .541 \Vh. 78 77 .503 19T4 71 86 .452 27«i 58 99 .369 40% Wednesday's Results Montreal 7-3, Chicago 1-2 Philadelphia 6-6, New York 2- Cincinnati 4, Houston 1 St. Louis 13, Pittsburgh 12, 11 innings : San Diego 3, San Francisco 2 Atlanta 5, Los Angeles 2 ' Thursday's Games Pittsburgh (Pizarro 4-1) at New York (Koosman 14-10), N Houston (Siebert 1-0) at Cincinnati (Blllingham 19-10), N Los Angeles (Rau 13-10 or Downing 5-6) at San Diego (Freisleben 9-13), N Only games scheduled Friday's Game* St. Louis at Chicago Pittsburgh at New York,' N San Francisco at Cincinnati, Philadelphia at Montreal, N Los Angeles at San Diego, N Only games scheduled Cards Announce Attendance Marks ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals have completed their home National -League season with attendance of 1,838,413, third high in the club's · history. A crowd of 41,345 pushed attendance to that figure Wednesday night, leaving the Cards third behind the Los Angeles Dodgers and Cincinnati Reds In major league figures this year. Only in 1967, when attendance was a record 2,090,145, and in 1968, when the gate figure was 2,011,177, have crowds, at Busch Stadium exceeded the 1974 Cards total. from tailback to fullback and Greg Mohtbz back to tailback," said Harris. That shouldn't be as difficult as it sounds, though Montez is already gauged as an effective tailback and Wes has proved himself durable in the backfield. Problem is thai West has never played fullback 'We'll have to teach Joe al the fullback plays in just a day. "He plays well, but It's going to be difficult for him to adjust so quickly." While on the subject of inju ries Harris sourly pointed ou that quarterback Brett Parke was hurting from a broken nose, and first-line reserve E" Powell is limping on an injure! foot. "Boy, Tuesday was somi lousy day," recalled Harris. The biggest probem has t be Springdale Central. They'" bring one of the area's larges teams to Harmon Field tonighi "We know they run the wis bone and with their kind of siz they must have a very powerfu running game," said Harris "Our problem Is to put point on the board and stop then- n defense." Woodland has scored just two oints in two games so far, a me safety. - The problem oesnt seem to be moving the all, but crossing the goal line. We have moved the ball well n our first two/games," analy- ed Harris, "but we just keep making key mistakes when we et close to the goal line. We're oing to have to eliminate those nistakes in order toscore." IAMAY VS. SItOAM SPRINGS -Al -Ramay, coach . Gerald )ailey was singing the blues ust a'bout in harmony with the Woodland mentor. "We've got hree and maybe four starters ut' for this . week's game," noaned Daily. "Curtis Mahone s out for two weeks with a muscle bruise, Billy. Smith has ;he flu and Bobby Martin won't ilay, either." The fourth is Parting center Greg Hall, who it this point is questionable. "We've worked several people n Ihesc places before," said Daily, "so it's not oto difficult to make the changes. But, even so, it still hurts to lose thai many firsl line players." Bobby Fills will work at tailback this week in place of Maone while Jackie Eiland slips nto the fullback harness. Fills and Eiland both have power and should change Ihe Ramay offensive oullook some. The injured Mahone has good speed to the outside, but wilh Fills in the saddle its likely to be run over-people football. "Bobby is real strong," noted Daily. "Instead of speed he'll probably be trying to break tackles." The changes put plenty of pressure on quarterback Todd Darter "We'll try to use Todd more this week," said Daily. "We haven't run the option yet this year so we hope that we INTRODUCES can If the conditions are right. That will let use use wingback Darin Johnson more as a ball carrier." Siloam is a big, tough team, undefeated so far this year. "They have excellent personnel. Their players are big and strong and they beat a good Bentonville team 6-0 last week, this is going to be a real test for us," concluded Daily. In fact, its a rather important week for both Woodland and Ramay. The Cowboys have had two disappointing losses and Ramay slipped to Rogers last week. A win for the 'Pokes could turn the whole season around and a victory for the Indians could put the Trioe back in contention . for the loop crown. STARTING LINEUPS WOODLAND SE-Terry Salsbury RT-Rice Brewer RG--Billy Hodnett C--Mike Jones LG--Brade Cole LT--Bille Manor TE--Malcome McPhearson QB--Brett Parker FB--Joe West TB--Greg Monlez WB--Jim Herrington A NEW DRINK SENSATION ; Orange Age is a great new drinkthat's delicious to taste and easy to make. Just one part of smooth Ancient Age Kentucky Bourbon and orange juice to taste over ice and presto,,, a new drink sensation... Orange Age. DE- DEFENSE -Rick Tyhurst Pigskin Pickers Uncertain About Scores After Upsets; However, Texas 28, Tech 21 NEW YORK (AP) -- Any re- sem'blance between this week's Top Ten and last week's is purely coincidental. So is any resemblance between this week's forecasting average and last week's. Th rash of upsets that invaded the Top Ten also played riavoc with the prognosticating last week. Secure in the knowledge that it can hardly get any worse, here goes: Texas 28, Texas. Tech 21: Texas was the only team to beat Tech last year and this one will be for blood. Arizona State 24, Missouri 21: Mizzou's Al Onofrio played at Arizona State and used to be an assitant coach there and he's still helping the Sun Devils ... to a better season. Southern California 31, Pitt 21:31-21 A.D. That's Anthony Davis against Anthony Dorsett. The Pitt Panther will have come all the way back if it wins this one. Texas AM 28, Washington 7: Would you believe Washington unbeaten-untied Pac-8? Not for Lambert Collects State Title HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) -Pat Lambert of Hot Springs won the Arkansas Womens Senior Golf Association State Champion by one shot Wednesday at the Hot Springs Country Club. Mrs. Lambert shot a two-day total of 175, beating Eula Mae Nelson of Mountain Home, who finished with a 178 total. Alice Fryer of Little Rock finished third in the championship flight with 180. Hog Passing Game Improves Coach Frank Broyles s a i d Wednesday he thinks his Arkansas Razorbacks will be ready for their football game Saturday against Tulsa. "The defense did a lot better today," Broyles said. "They adjusted to the Tulsa offense very well." Broyles also was impressed with the progress made in the Razorbacks' passing game. "We took films of the offense today in order to find the weaknesses," he said. "Both the .passers and receivers locked good today." Broyles said the team went over plays and formations that will be used against Tulsa. "We had a good practice," he said. is the only team in the long. Auburn 14, Tennessee 13: Despite last year's 21-0 whipping of Auburn, Tennessee usually has trouble with teams from Alabama. Ohio Slate 49, Southern Methodist 14: Ohio State has the horses . .. and a couple of Griffins. Notre Dame 35, Purdue 10: Irish want that No. 1 spot. Oklahoma 35, Utah State 10: So do the Sooners. Alabama 35, Vanderbilt 10: So does the Crimson Tide. Michigan 28, Navy 7: Last veek, Navy beat Penn State for he first time since 1967. That vas also the last year Navy jeat Michigan. Don't bet on ightning striking twice, even hough Michigan struggled to xm 14-0 last year. Nebraska 44, Northwestern 0: Cornhuskers make the Wildcats pay for last week's loss to Wis- lonsin. Colorado 21, Wisconsin 14: Jpset Special of the Week. Suffs make their home debut a win for new coach Bill Mallory. Baylor 21, Oklahoma State 14: Second Upset Special. Arcansas upset Southern Cal, Oklahoma State upset Arkansas. Set it? Illinois 27, Washington State 14: Illini look like the real thing this year. Temple 21, Boston College 17: Third Upset Special. Temple has memories of last year's 450 setback, the only game the Owls lost. Princeton 20, Rutgers 10: Another episode between college football's original rivals. Florida 21, - Mississippi State 14: State's bubble bursts. Maryland 24, North Carolina 14: Terps are 0-2.but this is , their Atlantic Coast Conference opener .. . arid they're the preseason favorites. Tulane 27, West Virginia 20: The Green Wave Is anything but green. 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