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16 Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Wed., Oct. 9, 1974 FAYETTEVILLE. ARKANSAS _ India Still Won't Oppose South Africa KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (Al' -- The president of Hie Jawn Tennis Association of Ma- nysia, Jamil Rais, said today tliat South Africa should slay mil of tlie Davis Cup competition "for the good of all." Malaysia will continue to oppose South African presence and a country which practices apartheid should not be allowed !o compete, said Rais, who was on the Davis Cup special committee which ruled out South African participation in the 1970 Davis Cup competition. Jamil's remarks to newsmen came in the wake ot India's continued refusal to meet South Africa in the Davis Cup final because of its racial policies. If the cup committee rules South Africa champion by default, South Africa will be the first country in the 74-year his- ory of the cup to win without playing the final . Jamil said if India's refusal is made final Asia's besl chance of "winning the cup for the first time will he lost. The previous winners include the United States (24 limes) Australia (23), Britain (9), and France (6). In AP College-Division Survey Louisiana Tech Stays On Top By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Louisiana Tech puls its 15- lime winning slreak and its o. 1 college division ranking i Ihe line against Southwest ouisiana this weekend afler a eek off preserved Ihe longest went skein among college notball notables and kept Ihe ulldogs atop the weekly Asso- liiled Press poll. Louisiana Tech long lias been powerhouse in its class but as wound up second in the fi- al AP college division polls le past two seasons -- to Dela- 'are in 1972 and to Tennessee lale last year --·, despite n 34-0 Second Time Around Dennis Winslim, Arkansas' devastating sophomore linebacker, lias been named Defensive Player of the Week in (he Southwest Conference for the second time in lour weeks. Earlier, he won both the conference and national award for his play against Southern Cal. (TIMESpholo by Ken Good) World Football League Set For 15th Round Of Games Pro Hockey By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The debl-riddcn World Foot- trJi League, ready to fold its two weakest franchises unless ·new owners step in to pay the hills, returns to action tonight with an abbreviated schedule. · With most of the 12-leam WFL set for the 15th round of the 20-gamc schedule, the Jacksonville Sharks and the Detroit Wheels have been sidelined in an atlempl lo resolve their money troubles. The WFL, now the owner of the two idle clubs, decided that Florida, which was to play Jacksonville, and Chicago, which was to face Detroit, will fill the gap by meeting each oilier for Hie third time since July. , "It's always tough lo beat the same team three times in one season," said Coach Jack Pardee of Florida, which has won both match-ups. .'. In other WFL 'games tonight, it's Memphis at Charlotte, Port and at Birmingham and Ihe lawaiians at Philadelphia. The nationally televised WFL game Thursday is Shreveporl at Southern California. League officials -- worried .hat it would cost $1 million to _'oot both teams' bills until the season ends -- are on the verge if dropping the Sharks and Wheels and distributing their players to the other teams. Jacksonville is last in the WFL Eastern Division with 'our victories and 10 losses. De,roil, 1-13, is last in the league's Central Division. Leading the WFL East with a 10-4 record, the Florida Blazers also have been plagued by franchise troubles. But a Circuit Court judge in Orlando, Fla., las temporarily enjoined the league from taking over. Chicago, 7-7, losers of five straight games, must stop Blazer Tommy Reamon, who has 962 yards rushing -- seei best in Ihe WFL. The league's top runner, J.J 'ciinings of Memphis, will try o add to his 1,036-yard total vhen the Southmen, 12-2, play he Hornets, 9-5. It's the firsl game in Charlotte for the old New York Stars. Trailing Central Division eading Memphis by one game, Birmingham, 11-3, has dropped hree of its last four games -one of them an upset by Port- and, 4-9-1, which hopes for a- repeal this time around. Against the Hawaiians, Philadelphia, 6-8, will use quarterback King Corcoran, who is leading the WFL with """ yards passing.' The Hawaiians have a recent arrival, tional Football Lea'gue quarterback Randy Johnson. Southern California, leaders of Ihe WFL Weslei'n Division, looks to By The Associated Press REGULAR SEASON BEGINS Wednesday's Games Washington at New' Yor Rangers New York Islanders at Mon treal Atlanta at Vancouver Pittsburgh at Minnesota Chicago at Detroit . St. Louis at California Kansas City'at Toronto Thursday's Games Philadelphia at Los Angeles Boston at Buffalo rout of Western the p l a y o f f s for Kentucky in the National Colle'giale Athletic Association Division II tille. The Bulldogs, who haven't lest a regular-season game since Ihe 1973 season opener against Eastern Michigan, found themselves again challenged by old foes in Tuesday's pol. D e l a w a r e , which edged McNeese S.lale 29-24 asl weekend in a battle ot ranked teams, moved into -second place,- wtih Western .Kentucky' third, Boise Stale fourth and Tennessee State fifth. Wendy Overton Not Surprised At Upset Of Evonne Goolaoong PHOENIX, Ariz. CAP) -Vendy Overton of Ormond Seach, ' Fla., who says she is some ot the best tennis )f her career, upset Ihird-seed- :d ^Evonne Goolagong Tuesday night in the $50,000 Women's Professional Tennis Tournament 6-3,' 4-6, 6-4. In another first-round match, No. 1 seed Billie Jean King easily disposed of Pat Bostrom of Seattle 6-3, 0-2. Mrs. King meets prefers that reference, meets Kristy Pigeon of Danville, Calif., in a second-round match today. In a post-match press confer- ice, unseeded Miss pvertor said she is "not surprised at the upset." "I really wanted to win," she said. "I'ni in 17th or 18th place and you must get into the top Ifi to go to Los Angeles." · She referred to the $100,000 our finale which opens Monday, with the winner taking ionic $32,000. Fourth-seeded Virginia Wade of England was extended be 'ore defeating Carrie Meyer ol Indianapolis, Ind., 6-4, fi-3. No 5 seed Francoise Durr ol Paris topped Kate Latham o California 2-G, 6-2, 7-5. Helen Gourlay of Tasmania, seeded sixth, defeated Janet New berry La Jolla, Calif., 6-3, 6-3. Betty Stove of the Nethei lands, seeded No. 7, easily de fcated Lana Kloss of South AS rica G-2, 6-4. Tory Fret/ upset eighth-seec ed Val Ziegenfuss 6-3, 6-1. Nancy Gunter of Lake Li\ ingston, Tex,, seeded No. was sidelined with an infectio and general fatigue. She fm foiled her opening-round mate to Kathy Kuykendall of Miam Fla. Louisiana Tech, 3-0 so far is season, received 22 No. 1 oles and C02 points from, a na- onwide panel of sportswrilers nd broadcasters. DELAWARE CLIMBS Delaware, 4-0, climbed up I ·om third to challenge witli 621! oints and · five first-place oles. McNeese, 3-1-0, slipped ninth place from fifth. Western Kentucky, 3 0 after vhipping East Tennessee State 4-0, received five first-place 'otes but slipped one notch to bird with ICO points. Boise itate, 4-0 after a 36-16 triumph vcr Nevada-Reno, remained ourlh with 561) points and two ia, 1 voles and Tennessee itate moved up. from sixth to SMU Gr-ad Appointed DALLAS (AP) Hockey League · The Central announced Tuesday that Bill Adler, a recent graduate from Southern Methodist University, has been appointed to the position of league statistician. Adler is a native of Philadelphia and graduate of Temple University. He received a mas :crs degree in psychology from SMU this summer. fifth with 322 points. Texas AI, with ono top vote, moved up from 14th placa to 10th after edging Stephen V. Austin 28-24 in another battle of ranked teams. Austin, lllh a week ago, slipped to 14lh this week with a 3-1 record. There was a major reshuf- iirg among the ranked 15 nl- lough there were no new ames on the roster. Only the op-ranked Bulldogs, Boise late and 15th-place Jackson- ·ille State retained last week's lositions. Nevada-Las Vegas advanced o sixth from eighth after a 510 blitzing o[ Santa Clara; Indiana State, 4-0 following a 312 victory over Ball State, ·oils into esvenlh from n i n t h , uiid North Dakota, the only olh- r ranked team to earn a No, 1 ·otc, moved up two places to eighth. McNccse and Texas AI. rounded out the second 10. LOWER. Tllllii) 111 the lower third are Elon, Grambling, Troy State, Stephen Austin and Jacksonville laic. ·- Delta State, Virginia Union and Youngstown, Ohio, received one No. 1 vole apiece Ml failed to make the top 15. The Associated Press Top 15 college division football teams, with first-place voles in parent-, s, season records and total points. Points tabulated on oasis of 20-18-16-14-12-10-9-8-elc.: Bucks Get Kuberski MILWAUKEE -- The Mil waukec Bucks of the Nationa Basketball Association acquirec forward Steve Kuberski from the New Orleans Ja/z for re serve Russell Lee, their firs round draft pick next year am an undisclosed amount of cash 1. La. Tech (22) 3-0-0 692 3. W. Ky. (5) 3-0-0 610 4. Boise St. (2) '1-0-0 568 5. Tenn. St. 3-1-0 322 (i. Nev-L. Vegas 4-0-0 307 7. Indiana St. 4-0-0 307 8. N. Dakota (IX 3-1-0 250 8. McNeese St. 3-1-0 205 10. Texas AI (1)4-0-0 204 11. Elon 4-0-0 179 12. Grambling 3-1-0 160 13. Troy State 4-1-0 145 14. Sl'n F. Auslin 3-1-0. 131 15. Jack'ville St. 3-1-0 89 John Willison, Sophomore Linebacker For VMI, Named College Lineman Of The Week LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) -- In the early minutes of last Saturday's Tobacco Festival football gaine at Richmond City Sla- dium, Virginia Tech's Gobblers score on Key (lets when John Willison first made his presence known. On the third play after Tech were threatening to Virginia Military's had made a firsl down at the VMI two. Willison -- a 6-foot-3, backer for the Keydets -crashed through and knocked Tech quarterback Bruce Arians down at the nine. The Gobblers went for a field goal, which they missed, and VMI was on its way to a 22-17 victory, its third in four games. Circuit Judge Orders WFL To Reinstate Blazer Franchise ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The World Football League has been slapped with a court order to reinstate the franchise of the financially troubled Florida Blazers, Orange County Circuit Judge Claude R. Edwards late Tuesday issued a temporary injunction against the WFl,, banning the league from "further interference with the activities of the Florida Blazers pending further order of this court." Edwards ordered the WFL to reinstate the Blazer franchise, which was revoked last Friday, and banned the league from moving the home game team was still in doubt. The league took control ot the club and placed head coach Jack Pardee in charge of day- to-day operations after Loudc was unable to raise a reported $2 million to pay player salaries and other outstanding debts. In assuming control, the league said it would honor tht contracts of players, who havi not been paid in Each Blazer was four weeks given $201 me league i r u m i ' " -- r -Beers' Oct. 23 junction. Tuesday morning, but a leagu spokesman said he doubted any further money would be forthcoming because of the in against the Charlotte Hornets to North Carolina. Tile judge mafic the injunction contingent upon the posting of a $5,000 cash bond by the Blazers. but Romrnie Loudd, the team's managing general partner, said he would have no trouble raising the money. "I've got half of it in my pocket right now," said Londd as he left the courtroom. The injunction returned control of the Blazers to Loudd, but his ability to manage the ASU Indians' Spirits High JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) -Coach Bill Davidson said Tuesday lhal his Arkansas State University Indians' spirits were high as they prepared for Saturday's game with Illinois State. But, he said, injuries would keep three ASU running backs out of Saturday's game. The three are Willie Harris, T.yle Laltimorc and Larry Lawrence. the two-hour was devoted mainly lo learning new assignments. The Indians wore pads, but conlact was held lo a minimum. The Indians are lo leave Friday for Normal, III., where Ihe klckoff is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Salu^Iay. Davidson said workout Tuesday "It looks like Rommie Loudi will have to make Ihe payrol from now on," the spokesmai said. Loudd declined to discuss hi prospects for attracting new in vestors, saying only that h was "happy the Blazers ar slill in Orlando." It was not known what effec the injunction would have o Ibe league's announced plans t transfer the Blazers-Hornel game lo Charlotte. Tickets a ready have gone on sale i Charlolle for the game. Ithaca Leading NEW YORK (AP) -- Ithac College continued as the leade in the Lambert Trophy votin after two weeks of balloting according to figures release by the Lambert Trophy board, cause of achiirg leg muscles then added to Palmer's fruslra lions. He reached first on single through the box whic Palmer called a "routin grounder." The Baltimore right-handc said the home run pitch cam as he tried to throw a strik and avoid starting a possih: big inning by issuing a walk. The Bombers, who ran the record to 4-0 with a 28 triumph over Alfred last Satu day, collected five firsl-plac votes and'totaled °68 points lead Monlclair points. Stale by si Adams to bomb Shreveporl, 91, once known as the Texans before hard limes forced them out of Houston. After looking at films of the ame, VMI linebacker coach obby Morrison said "it's proj- bly the finest effort by a line- acker I've ever seen." What the films showed was ven better than originally he- eve d. MADE 12 TACKLES At the end of Ihe game. Willon had been credited with five nassisled tackles and 11 as- :sts. The movies showed he lade 12 lackles, assisted on 11 nd nine other times made the nitial hit but wasn't credited rilh the tackle. While the nine were graded s "misses," Morrison said 'that's 32 times he got to the oolball, which is unbelievable . just incredible." For his performance, on vhich Ihe VMI coaching staff ave him the highest grade for . player this season of 81 per cent. Willison today was named National College Lineman of he Week by The Associated 'ress. While the Gnhanna, Ohio pcr- 'ormer was credited with four aig plays as the Keydets upended their biggest rival for Ihe second year in a row, Morrison said knocking opponents on :hcir backs isn't necessarily Ihe :hing Willison does best. "His great leadership quality is probably his biggest asset." said Morrison. "You know, he called the defenses for us as a freshman 'and he's doing il again as a sophomore." In w i n n i n g Lineman of the Week honors, Willison beat out: Linebackers Ralph Ortega and Glenn Cameron of Florida, Harry Walters of Maryland. Danny Kepley of East Carolina and Pat MeClowry of Michigan State. Nose guards Mike Lemon of Kansas and Brad Cousino of Miami, Ohio. Defensive tackles Ecotnel Burlcy of Texas Tech and Paul Krasnavage of Rulgers. O f f e n s i v e tackles Kurt Schumacher of Ohio Slate and Jeff Hotcomb of Furman. Tight end Bonnie Cunningham of Clemson. 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