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Friday, October 11, 1974
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Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Friday, Oct. 11, 1974 Daily Lets Ramay Offense Do The Talking In 33-7 Rout Of Tigers In AAA-West Survival Bowl Bulldogs Tackle Conway By BILL KENNAN Of the TIMES Sports StafI No doubt about it. Ramay junior high football coach Gerald Daily has been watching Frank Broyles entirely too much. The Porker football coach has always understated his team's effectiveness, letting Ihe final scores make his point. Well, Daily understated hi: team's offensive punch all'week and then watched contentedly as his Indians racked up a victory over Bentonville -at H a r m o n Field Thursday evening. The Benlonville unit shouk have given Ramay a difficull time. The Tigers have plenty of size and some good-looking running backs but by the time the dust had cleared the Indians had an impressive 305 yards total offense to an anemic 9 for Bentonville. "I was reallj pleased with our offensive showing," chirped Daily after the contest. "I really think oui offensive mark is a schoo record but I'll have to check to make sure." Jackie Eiland returned i short Bentonville kickoff to tin Tiger 48 to start the game From there the Ramay offcnS' never missed a beat en route to a 48-yard, five-play drive tha consumed 1:23 of the firs period. Actually it was Curti Mahone's show all the way. Th Indian tailback broke three cp secntive plays for 25, 11 an four yards. It was that fou yarder on first down tha produced the touchdown wit 6:37 remaining in the firs period. Eddie Nichols added th PAT via a kick for a 7-0 score. Bentonville got their chanc at the ball but Bobby Fill, made at least one Tiger runne v-'jsh he'd never seen the bal Fitts roared down the field 0' 've seen in junior high," Daily. Davis regained he kickoff and literally be- eaded Gregg Davis. "That's ust about t h e hardest shot said his 'crises on the sideline but his ffensive mates had completely ost theirs and punted on fourth own. Ramay started on their own 6 and seven plays later scored heir second touchdown to cap a 64-yard drive with 2:20. left n the first period. Quarterback ?odd Darter started things off i-ith a nine yarder before coming back a couple of plays aier to gain 11 to the Benton- and Mahone put the ·ille 35. Darter Trite inside the 15 but a personal foul seemed to have suddenly yanked the Inians out of striking distance. Darter called the third bootleg type play of the drive, skirted right me and raced 38 yards' for a :ouchdown. Nichols again added the PAT for a 14-0 margin. Minutes later, about two to be precise, Ramay was in scoring position once again. Linebacker Bobby Wallis picked off a Bentonville pass .and returned it to the Tiger 47. From there it took just two plays in the opening moments of the second period to cover the required distance. Darter exploed to the 33 for n the half. Nichols split the iprights for the extra point and vhat turned out to be a 27-0 islftime margin, Bentonville finally unlracked their offense late in t h e third period and scored early in the fourth. Hot French, Craig Gpff and Louis Lutz shouldered quite a running burden and moved to the Ramay seven in six plays. Fom there Golf scored with 7:53 remaining in the contest. Lutz added the extra point for a 27-7 score. Darter engineered one final scoring drive. This one began on the Indian five after a clipping penalty, and used six plays to cover 95 yards. Eighth- grade running back Danny Walters nabbed eight yards on irst down. But it was Fitis 'rom his own, 27 who scored lie touchdown. The Indian runner glanced .hiough the right side of the Bentonville defense and was quickly in the endzone 73 yards later with 5:03 remaining . On the way tight end E.ddi eNichols threw a fine open-field block that clearjed the final defender from Fill's path. The PAT failed but the Indians had won the contest 33-7. Fitts shared rushing honors ,ith an amazing 80 yards on only two carries. Curtis Mahone also had 80 yards but required By GRANT HALL TIMES Sports Editor Doyne Davis has a score to settle with the Conway Wampus Cats. The first -.year Fayettevillc coach suffered only six losses as head man at Morrilton the past four, years, but three of- them were to Conway. ''I'm sure he'd like to get even," said Conway Coach Ernest Miller, in reference td tonight's AAA-West battle at Estes Stadium on t h e State College of Arkansas campus. Miller has some getting even of his own to do, however. His team lost 13-6 last year to a Fayelteville unit which won only three other games. "They probably played their best game of Ihe year againsl us," recalled Miller. "Of course, we helped Ihem with seven or eighl turnovers." For both coaches, tonight'; game is a pivotal one. Each team if 2-3, and each has lost two league outings. The winner tonight could still finish high in the conference standings, but the loser can't. GREAT BOOST "Our win over Fort Smith Northside last week was a great boost," said celebrated for Davis, three or "We foui days. But people are wondering if it " ' ~ - ' this 12 yards and a first. Darter then faked the dive play, rolled left and zipped a floater to tight end Eddie Nichols for the touchdown with 7:51 left in the half. Nichols missed the PAT but Ramay was well in control, 20-0. Ramay kept up Ihe pressure and drove inside Ihe Bentonville 10 only to fumble. However, the Tigers couldn't hold on either and returned possession one play later. From Ihere Curtis Mahone dipped and glided eight yards for the TD with 5:,23 left eight carries. Darter managed 64 yards on eight carries and Walters had 35 yards. Darter was two for three in the passing department for 48 yards and one touchdown. Defensively, Daily was about as happy as possible. The tribe dominated the line of scrimmage and alowed ony one Bentonville drive. "I've really got to give the credit to our defensive coach Dwight Gilbert. He's been working hard all season and it shows. This was only the second game that our been scored on," was a fluke. That's wh jame is so critical. We'l f we have the character not to let down, but put wins back to back." Miller's first Conway team finished 7-4 after a 1-3 start and last year the Wampus Gats won their last three games foi a 6-5 record. "We're improving again this year," said Miller "at least on defense." After losses of 27-7 to then top-ranked North Little Rocl Northeast and 26-6 to For Smith Southside, Conway ha defeated Morrilton 12-6, beate Russellville 18-14 and lost 14- to Springdale. "On the night we playe them, Southside was th toughest," said Miller. "Bu Fayetteville played the houn ut of them." The Bulldogs lost to Southside 3-6, but lost by Ihe same score Russellville, which Conway eat. Understandably, neither 'ayetteville nor Conway is a lear-cut favorite. THINKING OF FOKTE Those who picked Conway ere probably thinking about efensive tackle-nose guard Villiam Forte, a 205-pounder v h o Davis said "gave pringdale a lot of problems." "'orte (pronounced Fort) is not elated to Ike Forte (For-TAY) f the Razorbacks, except in .bility. Both players are all- :onference candidates. Forte and linebacker Phillip Bell are the only . senior returning starters for Conway, but linebacker Stuart McConnel' started last year as a sopho- ore. On offense, the only returning ·egulars are guard Steven h o c k and tackle Kevin Thompson. Quarterback Bobby Evans did start two games lasl season, including the Fayet teville contest, but that was as Wishbone operator. This year the VVampus Cats line up in the wing-T, the I 'ormation or whatever elsi strikes their fancy. "They havi some unorthodox sets." saic Davis. "Sometimes they spli sometime. split-T Ives us. stability," said Davis. We need him back there in he middle of things at safety." Rick Taylor will em'itimie as he s p l i t end and Michael ackson will again play tail- jack. Michael Buchanan, who as been alternating with Arhur Budd at wingback, may iot play because of an ankle njury.' Last week Buchanan and Sudd carrie the boll only one ime each, but for long yardage n each cast. "Sometimes earns tend to forget about our AVO receivers and they line up in 'Having that surprise elemen 1 is valuable." Helping Northside to forge the wingbucks were fullbacl Brian Ricks with 90 yards on 19 carries, Jackson with 77 on 21 and quarterback Greg Me Clelland with 44 on 11. Tha trio will try to do as we] w i n g b a c k said Davis. against Conway. Kickoff lima for tonight' game is 7:30. The Bulldogs wil have an open date next week before entertaining Springdal for homecoming on October 25 Springdale's homecoming i tonight against Siloam Springs. Vilat Wins Easily 1= MADRID -- Top-seeded Guit- crmo Vilas of Argentina easily defeated Buster Motlram pi 3ritlan 6-3, 6-4 to lead the way nlo the quarter-finals of the $75,000 Melia Tennis Tournament. 5!/4% 53/4% 6 3 /4% 71/2% We have i stvtagi profrara and interest rate to meet your needs. Fayetteville Savings Loan Association 101 N. But Avenae They're about 50-50 on the run and pass." . When C o n \v a y ri sophomore fullback Mark Scot and senior tailback Franklin Jackson are the prime movers Scott is a 190-pound transfe from a small school near For Banning, Ga. He gained ove 100 yards against Russellville. MOST LIKELY When Evans throws the ball, the most likely receiver is senior wingback Greg West, who had caught nine passes for 115 yards. . Fayetteville will m a k e only one lineup change this week: monster man Scott Mundy and safety Jeems Loves will trade positions. "As a senior, Scott Weaver Rehired By Orioles After 5th Division Title defense has said Daily. BALTIMORE (AP) -- Earl .back," Weaver, who directed the Baltimore Orioles to a fifth American League division title in six- years, was rehired today for the 1975 season. Contract terms 'were not disclosed but Weaver is believed to have signed for an estimated $80,000, representing a raise of about $5,000. "Money was not an object," Weaver said of his negotiations with General Manager J. Frank Cashen. "About 15 words were said over money. "Frank made me take a raise -- not a big one, but a little one -- although I wasn't sure I deserved one. Anyway, I'm happy. This will be my 19th year with the Baltimore organization, and they've treated me fairly all the time." "There was never any doubt in my mind that Ear) would be Industrial League Formed The Fayetteville Departmen of Parks and Recreation ha: announced the formation of thi men's industrial basketbal league for the 1974-75 season. There will be a captains meeting at the Fayettevill Youlh Center at 6:30 p.m. o Oclober 17. Anyone wishing I enter a team in the league mus altend. For further informalio call the youth center at 442-9242 Cashen said. "Winning ve times in six years isn't too ad. The only thing we have to o is figure out a way to beat akland. We gave them one hit Vednesday, and that didn't Wendell Harris,- Bobby Wallis, Gary Bowen, Bobby Martin, Billy Smith, Doug Baird and Bobby Fitts all turned in outs t a n d i n g performances on defense. The Indians now stand 3-1-1 on the season and 2-1 in league play. Next action w i l l be T h u r s d a y evening against Springdale Southwest. vork'." ONE-HIT LOSS Cashen referred to the victo- y by Oakland in the final ame of the American League hampionship series, when the s won 2-1 while getting just ne hit and beat Baltimore for he second year in a row. Since .taking over Ihe Orioles n Ihe middle of the 1968 sea- ion, replacing- Hank Bauer, Weaver has posted a .608 winning percentage with 634 victories and 408 defeats. Starling with his first full ieason as manager in 1957, Weaver's teams have finished in the first division 21 times in 23 tries, including five teams in winter league play. Area Football Action Huntsville Shocks Cowboys By Taking Easy 30-0 Victory HUNTSVILLE -- The Woodland Cowboys will have to wait another week for a chance at victory number one. Huntsville jumped in the way here Thursday evening a n d sent Woodland packing, the loser at 30-0. Actually it was the pass defense that suddenly and unex- p e c t e d 1 y failed. Huntsville scored all four touchdowns on long gainers, 67, 62, 40 and 68 yards. Three of those came on passes and one on a punt return... Tile rushing defense gave tip a respectable 96 yards but the secondary allowed 191 yards for a 287 lolal offense mark. Woodland, on the other hand, could put together only 67 yards rushing and 15 passing for an 82 yard total. "Our play in the secondary w a s just terrible," said Woodland coach Dickie Harris after the contest. "They were five of six passing. They completed the kind of screen passes that we had worked on all week. Prior to we had allowed this game only one completion on our secondary." Woodland had three chances to put points on the board but failed all three. Early in the contest the Cowboys defense blocked a Huntsville punt and recovered at the 51. However, an offsides penalty moved the ball to the 20 and ended Ihe threat. , Later in the contest the Pokes moved within striking distance twice only to have a good Eagle defense and offensive mlscues throttle the drive. Next week Woodland returns home for a contest with Siloam Springs. Beaver Level Fayetteville at Conway Siloam Springs at Springdale Rogers at Bentonville Huntsville at Charleston Gravetle at Prairie Grove Green Forest at West Fork Farmington at Lincoln Decatur at Springdale JV (Saturday) Yellville al Elkins Mountainburg al Gentry Greenland at Pea Ridge Ola at Winslow Blythville at F.S. Southside Morrillon at Russellville Harrison at Berryville Greenland Blanks Decatur DECATUR--The Greenland Pirates claimed a 21-0 district 1-B junior high football victory ~ ' here Thursday was just about the whole show for Greenland. The Pirate runner carried for 110 yards rushing and three One defense four tackles from eight yards out in the first period and then picked the extra point over Decalur evening. Jim Corder t o u c h d o w n s . Corder produced and Ihree assists. Corder scored for a 7-0 lead. He Ihen scored os a one-yard burst and a 41- yard jaunt in the second half to help secure the victory. Greenland finished with 177 rushing yards and three passing yards for a 180 total. Decatur was limited to minus seven yards rushing and 14 y a r d s passing for a seven yard total offense figure. . In addition to the play of Coder on defense Jimmie Thomas added four tackles and three assists. Beaver Lake level stood Friday at 1118.33 feet above sea level, down .07 from Thursday. 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