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Out To Re g q ' n Momentum NorihwMt Arkanwi TIMES, Sot., Oct. 19, 1974 rAYITTIVILLI, ARKAHSA* To Tough Greenwood ; GRAVETTE - Th« Gravetle Lions stepped out of the safety of the District 1-A North conference to , : test Greenwood and tame away the loser 26-15 here Friday evening. '. Greenwood wheeled o u t an excitirrg team led by quarterback Donnie Sandlfer and led by as much as 26-7 late in the fourth period. Sandifer proved to be an exciting passer as well Arizona, Texas Tech To Collide as an excellent field general. The- Greenwood pl«ted 11. of 20, pas: incl .sser com- eluding six of six in the early going, for 144 yards. In additon Tim Box handled the running gam* well with 103 yards. The visitors put the first points on the Scoreboard early in the game when Box finished a 63-yard drive with a one-yard run- at 6:17 in. the first period. The extra-point attempt failed. ' Greenwood led 6 0 . Gravette retaliated when quarterback Robert Hatficld - passed to 'fullback Bruce Wilbanks. L«e Donnell kicked the extra point to put the Lions - briefly- ahead -7-6. However, Greenwood was biok in 1 front with 2:03 left in the half. Gravette fumbled on their own 35 and Greenwood 'scored minutes later when Box rammed in from the 10. The extra point again failed, leaving things 12-7 at halftime. SANDIFER SNEAK With 3:43 remaining in the MJBBOCK, Tex. (AP) - Arizona Coach Jim Young says Texas Tech's lie with New Mexico three weeks ago and he Raitiers loss lo Texas AM last week do not fool him one jit--the Raiders are dangerous. "There is no doubt that Tech is the best team we've played this season," said Young, whose club goes into tonight's game against Texas Tech with a 5-0 record and No. 9 ranking nationally. The mh-ranked Raiders, 311, «(ill be Irying lo regain their balance after the loss to eighth- rated Texas AM last week. The only olher night games nvolvlng members of The As-l sociated Press Top Twenty f i n d No. 14 Florida at Florida State and No. 15 Arizona Slate at home with Utah. Top-rated Ohio State entertained Indiana in the afternoon while other daytime games, had runner-up Oklahoma at Colorado, No. 3 Michigan at Wisconsin, fourth-ranked Alabama at Tennessee and Georgia Tech at No. 5 Auburn. USC AT OREGON Southern California, ranked sixth, visited Oregon whila No. 7 Notre Dame entertained Army, No. 8 Texas AM hosted Texas Christian and No. 10 North Carolina Stale visited Carolina. In the Second Ten, Syracuse was at. No. 11 Penn Stale, No. 12 Nebraska at No. 13 Kansas, Arkansas at - N o , 16 · Texas, Wake Forest at No. 18 Mary- Land. Bowling Green at No. 19 Miami of Ohio and The Citadel at No, 20 Tulane. - . . . .. The Arizona pro-slyle offense features a 1-2-3 punch in quai^ terback Bruce Hill, running back Willie Hamilton and fullback Jim Upchurch. Hill is fifth nationally in total offense with a hefty average of 209 yards p e r game. , . . . , . . ' · Last year Tech beat Arizona "il-17. with 15 points In the last quarter. Both Florida and Arizona Stale went against wfnless teams, although Florida Slate almost snapped its long losing streak--it's now :17 games dating back to 1972--last week, barely bowing to Alabama 8-7. Meanwhile, Florida's hopes for a perfect season went down the drain a week ago when the Gators lost to Vanderbill 24-10. Arizona State sought revenge against Utah. A 36-31 loss to the Utes was the only blot on the Sun,Devils' 10-1 record last season The remainder .of tonight's schedule: South--Davidson at Lenoir Rhyne, Furman at East Ten nessee State, Louisiana State a Kentucky, Mississippi State a Memphis State, VMI vs. Southern Mississippi at Mobile, Ala., southwestern Louisiana vs. Tampa, Fla., Texas Arlington at McNeese State. Midwest--West Texas Stal« at Tulsa. Southwest--Villanova Houston, Rice at Southern Methodist. Far West--Pacific at Fresno Stale, Long Beach State Hawaii, San,Jose State.at San Diego Stat», Washington State at UCLA, But Most Remember '69 Shootout Horns Hold 41-14 Series Lead W h e n you think of Arkansas vs. Texas, you think first of the Big Shootout in 1969. Probably the most documented game in Southwest Conference history, it matched the No. 1 and No. 2 teams in the country, in t h e ' f i n a l regular season game of college football's centennial season. It was witnessed by some 50 million national television viewers while President Nixon and a crowd of 44,000 "third period, quarterback Sandifer sneaked in from the one and Hal Stewart kicked - the extra point for a 19-7 lead. ,Then in the fourth period Sandifer hit end Jeff Green for nine yards and the final Green' wood touchdown. Stewart's kick war again food for a 26-7 tally. The Lions put their final points en the board with orily 67 seconds left in the contest. Halfback Eddie Scantlin broke 60 yards for the touehdown and reserve quarterback Bruce Bailey hit halfback Gil Eaton for · the two-point oonversion. The final margin read 2fi-15. Greenwood amassed 18 first ' downs, 188 yards rushing, 144 passing and. 332 total yards. Gravelte could piok up only 157 · passing and 133 rushing for a 250 total. Lion passers were 10 of 26 but h a d th re e interceptions in the process. Scantlin was the 1 leading ball carrier for Gra- r vitte:with 93 yards on nine car- The victory boost* Green- · wood's .record to -0-1 while ; dropping Gravette to 8-1. Next · week- Gravett* tests conference · opponent West Fork. watched in person in Fayetteville. In a game that offered everything but a Ben Hur chariot race, Texas revved up for two big fourth-quarter touchdowns after tailing behind 14-0 and came on to win 15-14. Quarter- jack James Street, unable to lass, weaved his way 42 yards 'or Texas' first touchdown' and then hit over left tackle for the two - pointer t h a t eventually made the difference. Texas then marched 80 yards for the winning score in the final minutes. The big play was a 44-yard fourth-down pass to Randy Pechel that set up Ihe tying louchdowii by Jim Bertelsen. Happy Feller kicked the winning extra point and after two last-minute interceptions, the Longliorns had the natioal championship. Texas holds a ,41-14 lead in the series, which dates back to 1903, and Darrell Royal, who came lo Texas in 1957, holds an li-5 margin over his golfing :uddy .Frank Broyles,. .who came lo Arkansas, in 1958. Last year, Texas romped 34-6 as All- America f u l l b a c k Roosevelt Leaks gained 209 yards and scored three times. The 1939 game, won by Texas 14-13, changed the Longhorns' gridiron psychology from a losing attitude lo a winning one. Texas football was in the throes of one losing year after another. Arkansas was leading 13-7 with 15 seconds to go when Texas' Jack Grain took a pass.'from, R.;B.;; Pa trick and.jwent.71 yards for a "touchdown. , · ' "' . "Things had been going pretty badly up to that game. I was given to doubt through 1937 and 1S3SI but we had always kept plugging. Grain's.play changed our whole outlook -- mine, the players', the student body's, the ex-students'. We had tasted the fruils of victory and we were on our way." Texas still keeps winning. The Longhorns brought a record of 536-195-28 into the ;1974 campaign 1 and are s'ee'king a seventh straight Southwest Conference championship. From 1894. when Arkansas' coach was John C. Futrall. a professor of Latin and later president of lh« uni- veWity'V the Roorbacks also have developed a proud football Heritage/ winning 397 g a m e s , losing 286 and : tying 33 coming into 1974. Breezes Past Prairie Grove F, GROVE -- The led- hofc Berry ville-Bobcats proved graphically to the Prairie Grove tigers, just why they are rated as 'one ot the teams to beat fa the 1-A North Conference. ThV Bobcats grabbed a big 34-fl »cort from th't Tigers here Fi- day.evenirfg. Bobby Harris snored the first two ' Berry ville touchdowns while Bo Gustin kicked one of the extra points. Gaylen Clark passed to Dean Lee for the third touchdown in the second period. Then In the second half Clark passed to Chris Bush for the: final score after a blocked punt. Prairie Grey* produced a ·ouple of scoring chances but HO points. In the first half Kerry Bartholomew recovered a Berry ville punt inside the visitors'. 10.-However, two plays later Fred Avery picked olf a Prairie Grove pass at the two. In ; the second half the Tigers had a couple more good chances but jnst eouldn't penetrate : the end zone. Prairie .Grove finished the '.' night with 72 rushing yards and 39 passing for a 111 total. Ryan McDonald, picked up 32 yards en 12 carries and Jackie Hulet 26 yards on nine carries. "They were just so big and strong that our line just couldn't handle their defense," said Prairie Gr«v» toach Vol Bads. The. Tiger defense played most of the first half and a good part of the second. Jackie Hulet had 10 tackles, four assists and one fumble recovery. Rickey Perschall had U tackles and seven assists while Sleven Moore had eight tackles and four assisti. Defensive halfback Scott Phipps pulled down his lixth interception of the year. ·'.'Our defense played quite a bit tonight,' said Eads. "They had 219 yards in the first half, but we played quite a. bit better in : the second half and held them ta 80 yards. Prairie Grove returns to ac- iion next week with Green Fo rtst while Berryville ties into McDonald County, Mo. (AP Wilephpto) BIRDIES FOUR IN A ROW .. .Jofrn Mahajfeg. lines up a putt'on No. I green during .second-round play in the $125,000 Texas Open Goif Tournament at San Antonio Friday. Mahaifey... .from Houston, .birdied, jour holes in a tov on the way to a blazing G5 and a lie jor second place : Terry Diehl Awaits PGA Review By Forging Texas Open Margin S*ri«s Records NEW YORK -- T h » World Series established 1974 five record.'; for a five-game classic. Oakland second baseman Dick Green set two records for participating in six double plays and starting three of them; pitcher Rollie Fingers of Oakland »»l two records for making the most saves, two. and now has th« most career Series saves, six; and Los\ Angeles pitcher Mike Marshall appeared in the most games and tinii)t*d the most games in five-jam* Series, five each. SAN ANTONIO, Tex. (AP) -Rookie Terry Diehl came into Open Golf Tournament with his playing life on the line. "This is a very important week for me," said the husky, 24-year-old Diehl. "My (Approved Players') card will be reviewed after this tournament. 've got to make a good check o stay on the tour. "So f a r , 1 haven't made enough. They're going to pick jp my card." But the young man from Rochester. N.Y., responded to hat challenge wilh' a blazing, seven-under-par 65 that gave Harrison Goblins Hold Oil Bentonville In Key 1-AA Game BENTON VILLE -- In what may have been the key game of the year in District 1-AA, Harrison defeated Bentonville 13-0 Friday night. The Goblins are now 1-0-1 in the conference, with games remaining against Huntsville and Mountain Home. Benlon- ville fell to 2-1 in the league. "This puls us in the driver's seat if we can win our last two ' games," said Harrison Coach Bill Smith. . Overall. Harrison is 4-1-1 and Bentonville is 4-3. i Statistically, t h e Goblins t dominated with 12 yards , rushing and 120 passing for 282 r total yards to Bentonville's 91. 1 H a r r i s o n quarterback Bill Gregg completed eight of 16 - passes, while Bentonville did - not complete a pass in four 3 tries. "We had three scoring opportunities in the first half," said Smith, "but we didn't score until the fourlh quarter." Gregg broke the ice with a 22-yarc 4 run and Kelly Dameron kicked e the extra point for a 7-0 lead. INSURANCE SCORE k Shortly thereafter, Harrisor - recovered a fumble anrl wen s 20 yards for an insurance ; touchdown. Fullback Dear - Ramsey scored it from a yard - out. Dameron missed the extra d poinl. leaving the score 13-0 s The game, was Bentonville's * homecoming, but the Tigers j- hurt their own chance to win d it by throwing two interception 1 and losing two fumbles. Full back Scott Bailey, tha prim unning threat for Benlonville, vas held in check all night. "I wouldn' want to single nyone out," said Smith, becausa they all played so veil. Our defense has shut out hree teams now, and only allowed 39 points all season," Ramsey led the ball carriers vith 60 yards on 17 carries. Harrison will play Huntsville -it home next Friday, while Bentonville concludes ils con- erence season at Mountain T Home, Ranger Hurler Now PR Man FORT WORTH -- T e x a s Ranger pitcher Jim Bibby has announced today that he has been hired by some local For Worth businessmen to beef up the promotional aspect of Texas Christian University's basketball effort. Bibby will become Basketba Proinotions Coordinator for the Horned Frogs, handling a range of promotional tasks from selling advertising for a revamped basketball program to arranging h a l f t i m e activities for TCU horns cage games. EvonneTops Billie Jean; Meets Evert LOS ANGELiES (AP) -- Australia's Evonne Goolagong, who faces Ghris Evert tonight for the largest prize ever offered in women's tennis, says she's more interested in winning than the money. Miss Goolagong kept a steady land and took advantage of Billie Jean King's spotty, play lo defeat the California, 6-274-6, 6-3 in the. semifinals Friday night. - Miss Evert, who is top-seeded, had littls trouble defeating fourth-seeded Virginia Wade, 64, 6-2. Miss Evert and Miss. Gobla* gong meet tonight in the singles finals of the -$100,000 tennis championship, with 532,000 going to the winner. Despite the money. Miss Goolagong said, "I think it's more important that I win it. I don't really think how much I'll get." Although she had some lapses in the second set against Miss T^;__. * « ; _ _ 1-1 - _ i . . . i Series Hero Mobbed 'Appreciative fans mobbed Oakland A's ace relieve Rollie Fingers Friday during (he 'city's'victory parade through downtown Oakland after (he A's wrapped · up their third consecutive World Series. Fingers was named- the Mot Valuable Player of the Series. (AP Wirephoto) II Leads fliers Past Jazz y THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | ^ ng ' (1Mi f G°°lagong - J.MI'.. ,...-_:--,..._ .«.- - near-flawless game when she SMU Ponies Minus Starting Center After Court Reversal Billy Cunningham, after a vo-year absence, has returned the National Basketball As- ociatiqn team where it all bean for him. Cunningham, who . spent two ears with the American Bas- Association Carolina made his season de- had to late is gar in the deciding set. m the s u r p r i s e ' l e a d - F r i d a lidway through this old even lat is the last individual cham ionship of the year' on the pr our. His 133 total, 11 under par o ,e 7.018-yard Woodland Go lub course, gave him a on hot. advantage over . forme exas Open cHamn .Mike H n3 dangerous'. John .Mahaffe HILL HAD 67 Hill, a runner-up in his la tart, had a second consecuti while Mahaffcy matche DienTs.65.-as the best round le warm,-sunny day. · A group of five followed at 35--Australian Bob Stanlon, oe Inman, Jim Ahern, Bobby Greenwood and Al Geiberger, a vinner two weeks ago .in the ahara Open in Las Vegas. Pretourney favorite Lee Tre- ino,. defending champion Ben Irenshaw and first-round lead- r Tommy. A a r o n , h a d . their iroblems, however. All dropped lack to 138, five shots off the race. Diehl has won only $3.100 in lis first, full .year on tha tour/ lasn't Tinish'ed ' higher than !9th, hasn't made a check since fuly and, coming into this one, aced the possible loss of his playing rights on the tour. Diehl, in the last threesome in the course, reached the par- ive second hole in two ; and two- putted for a b.irdie, parred the let and then ran off a string of hree consecutive birds. One :ame on a 20-foot chip-in and he other two followed gorgeous approach shots that left him six-foot putts.' etball ougars, ut with, the-Philadelphia 76ers riday night, scoring 22 points ver the expansion. . .ew Organs Jazi. The 6-foot-7 forward origial- y joined the 76ers in 1965, play- ng in four consecutive : All-Star ames"belweeh"i968 an'd 1972. In other NBA games, Port- and nipped Cleveland 131-129 i our overtimes,, Buffalo de nealed Boston. 126-119, Houston ot. past Milwaukee 108401 Chicago rallied 'past Atlanta 20-115 in overtirne, Los Ange- beat 'Golden State 105-90 and Detroit downed Seattle 1005. Sieve Mix had 33 points to ead the 76ers, who fought from a : "44-43' s'econd^quarter disadvantage, to lake a 54-43 half- ime lead. "" Sidney Wicks' tip-in and Geoff Petrie's fonl-line jumper vith 30 seconds remaining in he fourth overtime gave the Trail.. Blazers their victory. ^Cleveland's Austin Carr, who scored 12 points in the over- :imes, led all scorers with 34 points, while Wicks and John Johnson led the Blazers with 29 each. The game's initial overtime was produced when rookie center Bill Walton hit two free- throws, and made the score 9797. Walton had 18 points and 24 rebounds for the game. The explosive Buffalo tandem of Ernie DiGregorio, last year's NBA Rookie of the. Year, and center Bob McA'doo, last season's NBA scoring leader, led th'e Braves in : their triumph over the injury-weakened Celtics, defending NBA champs. DiGregorio scored 333 pointi and McAdoo had 27. The Celtics have been crippled by the loss All-Stir center Dave Cowens th a broken foot. The Milwaukee Bucks, also eakened by the loss of injured nter Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, ccumbed to Rudy Tomjanov- i arid the Houston Rockets, ttnjanovich scored 23 points lead Houston. Bob Dandridge pred 27 joints for. the Bucks. Chicago rookie Bob Wilson's ort jumper with 40 seconds ft deadlocked the game at 8-108, and his 30-foot jump lot .put the B.ulls ahead to stay ' 114-112 in overtime. Chet alker led all Bulls' scorers ith 25 points in a game that aw the lead change hands 13 mes in the first three periods, ookie John Drew had 32 oints for the Hawks. The Lakers' Gail Goodrich cored. .34 points and helped old off a Warrior comeback in fourth quarter. Bob Lanier had 30 points, gh.t of those in a crucial iiirth quarter, to lead the Pis- iiis past Bill Russell's Super onics. . . ' Miss King made several errors, hitting one half into Hie" net in the final set and t h e n hitting the ball out to decide the match. In a doubles semifinal. Francoise Durr of France and Betty Stove of th'e J Netherlands defeated Mona Schallau of Iowa City, Iowa, and Pam Teeguar- den of Los Angeles, 6-1, 6-3. Miss Durr and Miss Stove will meet Miss King and Rosie Casals of San Francisco in the finals todav. DALLAS (AP) -- Southern Melhodisl University will be without starling center Mike Srnith in tonight's Southwest C o n f e r e n c e football game against Rice in the Cotton Bowl. ' . · , A three-judge panel of the state 5th Court of Civil Appeals ruled Friday that Smith, who has played, in .every SMU game this season," could-not .play because he was ineligible. The panel of judges reversed a temporary injunction by state District Court Judge Dee Brown Walker which had allowed Smith to play for the Mustangs. : The appeals court, which met in emergency session to heai the case, said it would issue an opinion next week. SMU ofticials 'suspenriec Smith Sent. 12 for violation o National Collegiate Athletie As- ociation (NCAA) rules by aU igedly accepting a rent-fre« apartment. Earlier this week, SMU filei an appeal of Judge Walker's in- .mction against the suspension. \s an NCAA member, the uni- ,'ersity was required to appeal tie decision. Walker had ruled that SMU could not prevent Smith from playing without his receiving due process to fight the action. Smith, a co-captain of the team, filed suit originally in lederal court, contending he lad not been given a hearing by the NCAA or SMU prior to his suspension, but the federal court refused lo consider the suit after allowing Smith to play for two weeks until a:hearing was held. · CHICKEN LITTER LOADER AND SPREADER Come in now and see this one man operated machine that loads and spreads litter from your broiler house. It can load approximately 175 bushels in 90 seconds! A heavy duty gear box allows loading and unloading with your tractor PTO. This machine anV the time and labor costs that It takes' to.cleui.a poultry.house. These machines have · been used in the East for-15 years and are now available through Springdale Tractor Co. Top second-round scores Friday in the $125,000 San Antonio Texas Open golf tournament on the 7.018-yard, par-72 Woodlake ~1olf Club course;': 68 65-133 67-67--13' 69-65--134 7065--131 67-fi8-13! 696K-13I 68-67--13! '67-68-13 66-70--13 B9-67--13 68-68--13 Roy Pace 68-68--13 Jim Jamieson 69-67--43 Terry Delhi Mike Hill John Mahaffey Al Geiberger Bob Stanton Joe Inman.. . .._.'-" Jim Ahern Bobby .-Greenwood TomVAycock Dais Douglass ·- .. Gjl Morgan . . ·· Tanner Ousted SYDNEY, Australia - No. 6 eed Cliff Richey ousted third- eeded Rosooe Tanner, 5-7, 6-2, 3 and gained the semifinals of le $75,000 Australian Indoor ennis Championships. EVEREST *OENN1NQS The Springdale Tractor Co. has been made your Clay Dealer in northwest Arkansas for parts and service/See the Clay "Honey Wagon" the eldest, and most trouble free spreader on (he market and eompare these features: + Heavy epoxy coated steel tank with domed ends to withstand vacuum forces. if Exclusive pump has fiber glass vanes that restrict heat and moisture lo JSBUI* . longer service. * Ceramic bearing seals for extra protection against hearing failure if HeaTy duty ewistrocflon In 800, 1500, and 2250 gal. sizes for either truck or tractor mounting. See both machines on display now and while you are here pick up your anti-freeM for $5.50 per gal. Limit 6. SPRINGDALE TRACTOR 751-4770 Your Masseey Ferguson 751-47S1 Hwy 71 South /Dealer Springdata

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