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8 · Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Man., Oct. 21, 1974 As Vikings, Patriots Bite Dust Cards Only Unbeaten NFL Team By THE ASSOCIATED 1'KESS And then there was one ... barely. The surprising St. Louis Cardinals are now the only undefeated team in the National Football League -- the. Minnesota Vikings and New England Patriots were knocked from the ranks of the unbeaten Sunday -- and Coach Don Coryell is enjoying his team's success to the fullest. "The pressure of being unbeaten doen't make any difference from a coaching standpoint, but I like it," said Correll, in his second year at St. lis since leaving San Diego itate. "I wouldn't be in the justness if I didn't." Quarterback J i m H a r t sparked the Cards to a 31-13 lead early in the fourth quar- ,er, and they withstood two )ne-yard touchdown . runs by Houston's George Amundson for the victory. Hart capitalized on a pair ol Oiler fumbles and threw touch down passes of six and 40 yards o Ear) Thomas in a 1:32 min- ite span of the second quarter o spark the Cards. Meanwhile, the Detroit Lions dropped Minnesota f r o m , the ist of the unbeatens, upsetting ha Vikings 20-16, while New England's balloon finally was burst by Buffalo 30-28, Elsewhe're in the NFL, the Baltimore Colts whipped the New York Jets 35-20, the New Orleans Saints upset the At- anta Falcons 13-3, the Dallas Cowboys beat the Philadelphia Eagles 31-24, the Pittsburgh Steelers edged the Cleveland Browns 20-16, the Washington Redskins defeated the New York Giants 24-3, the Miami Dolphins slipped past the Kansas City Chiefs 9-3, the Denver Broncos defeated the San Diego Chargers 27-7, the Los Angeles Rams topped the San Francisco 49crs 37-14 and the Oaklanc Raiders beat the Cincinnati Bengals 30-27. The Green Bay Packers wil face the Bears at Chicago in tonight's national television ame. Lions 20, Vikings 16 Bill Munson was the big man or the Lions, completing 22 of 2 passes for 276 yards. Ten of is passes were caught by wide eceiver Ron Jessie. Detroit's victory was its first ver the Vikings in 14 meetings going back to 1967. Bills 30, Pat lots 28 New England's Sam Cunning- lam raced 75 yards for a ouchdown on the first play rom scrimmage, but after that t was a struggle for the Patriots, who had stunned football experts by winning their first ive games. "That run scared me," sale Buffalo quarterback Joe Ferguson, who threw for three TDs 'I'm just glad we forgot about t and came right hack," he added. Ferguson threw touchdown passes to Paul Seymour am O.J. Simpson within the next 1 minutes to put Buffalo in front and New England never drew even. -- AP Wirephoto TAKE THAT GABE .. .Philadelphia Eagles' quarterback Roman Gabriel Sound himself with a face jull Sunday as Dallas Cowboys defensive end Harvetj Martin, left, was charged with unnecessary roughness. Also in on the play was Cowboy tackle Jethro Pugh (15). The play cost Dallas 15 yards but it didn't help the Eagles much as they eventually jell to a jourth quarter touchdown by quarterback Roger Staubach With Offense And Defense Terry Diehl Stays Afloat At San Antonio SAN ANTONIO, Tex. (AP) Terry Diehl stunned. , . was pos lively . "I'm in a state of awe," he said, eyes. a far-away look in his Texas AM And Baylor Occupy Center Stage For 'Shootout Of The Week' Campbell Buries Hogs He kept repeating himself. "I can't believe it," he said. And he repeated it time and again. He'd try for a sentence, stumble a little, perhaps not inish the sentence and repeat: 'I can't believe it." He'd just scored possibly the bigget upset on the pro golf tour this season, a one-stroke victory over veteran Mike Hill in the San Antonio-Texas Open By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS In what's becoming the Southwest Conference's routine "Shootout of the Week," the Texas Aggies and Baylor Bears step to center stage Saturday night at Waco. LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Earl Campbell added a new dimension to the term "complete football player." In so doing, he nailed the eof- (iii shut on Arkansas. Campbell is the. Texas fullback and it's his job to run the football and block. Add punt rush to his talents. Campbell, who ramped , 68 yards for Texas' first touchdown when two Arkansas defenders went the wrong way, lined up at noseman when the Razorbacks went into punt formation from the Arkansas 24. A 220-pounder who has been - timed in 4.4 in the 40, Campbell zipped past the blocking back and caught Tommy Cheyne's punt on his arm. Defensive tackle Doug English recovered for a touchdown and it was 17-0 with seconds left in the half. The final was 38-7. 'TELLING BLOW Texas Coach Darrcll Roya called the play the "telling blow." A r k a n s a s Coach Frank Broyles said the punt rush was the same Texas had used foi the past few years. "We had picked it up al week," Broyles said. He said the the back blocking on Camp bell did not gel in front of him "That definitely broke our mo rale." One pressbox wag said wouldn't have mattered. "Texas was too physical They were going to beat thi heck out of them in the seconi half. Arkansas was getting oul muscled." Broyles alluded to Texas muscle and Arkansas' lack it. ; "The amazing thing is tha they take two or three plays and with their power an strength, stay with them," h said. "We don't have In muscle we want to have ope to have as we grow with lis football team." He said one Texas coach had een quoted as saying Okla- oma's noseman and two tack- es were so strortg, they prob- could have stopped the onghorns' running game wilh- help from the linebackers, hat, is muscle. Texas' ability to run inside gainst Arkansas forced the azorbacks oul of their basic efense, Broyles said. He said Arkansas began slunting to ive Texas bad plays, but that le gambling defense allowed he Longhorns lo make the big lays. He : said Arkansas also had lo .bandon its offensive game ilan as the gap widened. So, il is the same old slory. 'exas struggles against Okla- loma and then clicks the fol- owing week against Arkansas. Oklahoma defeated Texas 27- in 1972, 52-13 in, 1973 and lfi-13 his fall: 'The following week 'exas has beaten Arkansas 35 5, 34-6 and now 38-7. Texas AM, Baylor and Southern Methodist are unbeat en in the Southwest Conference and Texas is now 1-1. Arkansas dropped to 1-2 and no team has ever won the championship with two SWC losses. "We're nol even thinkini about the conference race,' Broyles said. "Somebody ha: got lo do a lot to help. We havi two losses and Texas seems ti be regrouping. "That wasn't the Arkansa: football team that we were ear lier, physically and mentally, Broyles said. "Our probler now is to find those who wan to find those thai tak pride in discipline." He ' said the hearlbreakin L loss to Baylor Oct. 12 in Fa yetteville had been damaging "You can't shut it out of you mind," he said. Arkansas ra lied from a 14-0 deficit, took 17-14 lead and Iben lost whe Razorback Cross Country Team Ranks Second In Invitationa SPRINGFIELD -- The University of Arkansas harriers posted a second place finish in Ream in seventh. Perry Koch in eighth and Alton Davis i the annual tional Springfield country Invita- meet. Wichita State won the meet with 42 points followed by the Razorbacks with 46. Randy Melancon won the meet with a 23:58.0 time. Melancon's effort bettered the 24:13 set by another Arkansas runner, Steve Houk, only a year ago. "He ran a terrific raco to break 24 minutes," said Porker head coach Ed Renfrew. "Dan Dwyer of SMS took the lead early, but Randy passed him after about a mile and a half and held the lead from there." Niall O'Shairghnessy ranked second with a 24:05. "Niall ran about the toughest race of anyone there," noted Renfrew. "He knocked a full two minutes off his last year's time." Richard Nancy finished 12th for the Hogs while Tom Aspel ranked 15th, Steve Baker 16th, Derrick Riley 18th and Stu Pcnn 27th. good times, 'All our runners had ." reported Renfrew. "It was just one of those meets where the other team sandwiched just, enough runners they close to the front to win." Wichita State although did not win the meet placed Randy Smith In fourth, Bob ninth. In all 19 teams entered Ih aylor turned a fumbled snap om center into a touchdown the closirtg minutes. Arkansas was injured for exas and the situation deterio- ted against the Longhorns. meone suggested that the am physician would earn tter because he had been on e field so often at Austin. "The injuries are not an ibi, but a fact," he said. Broyles said several position langes are being considered. He said tackle Jon Rhidd- hoovcr would move to nose- lan. "I wish we had gone ahead nri done that earlier instead of Sunday. It was the last individual loking for noseman," royles said. "The three teams iat have hurt its have been unning football teams." He also said offensive guard arvey Hampton and light end dickey noved Billingsley to defense. may he Hampton championship on the tour this season. He was in danger of losing his playing righls. He had to win $1,100 -- larger than any check he'd made- as a pro fessional -- to retain his Ap proved Players' Card as a full- fledged member of the tour. "I almost didn't come," he said. "I'd been getting beat up so much on the tour. Week after week of getting beat up and missing the cut and failing to qualify. I was just so depressed. I almost didn't come. I figured I'd lost my card and have to fight the mini-tours next year and then try to qualify in the school again." He'd played -- or attempted to play -- in 41 tournaments this season. He had failed to qualify 17 times and missed the cut nine times. He finished only five events on the major tour. He'd won $1,900 in official money and hadn't cashed a check 'ould be given a look at tackle nd Billingsley at defensive end r linebacker. He said Rhidd- ehoover's Chuck replacement McKinney, could Arkansas and Texas shot it out Saturday and the Razorbacks limped away 38-7 losers like an outfit that had been using crossbows against high powered rifles. of Coach The loss eliminated the Ra- come out zcrbacks from further SWC title consideration if you want to go by history. No team has ever taken the championship with two losses. Texas AM, which just seemed to be going through the motions looking ahead to Baylor in downing Texas Christian 17-0, and Southern Methodist, which survived Rice 19-14 with a miracle finish, are tied with 2-0 records. Baylor, which was idle, is 1-0. Texas Tech, a 17-8 winner over Arizona, and defending champion Texas are still alive with 1-1 records. TECH AT SMU Tech is at SMU Saturday while Texas travels to Houston to play snake-bitten Rice. Baylor Stadium In Waco will feature a sellout crowd of 48,000 fans as the surprising Bears hope to ambush the high- powered Aggies. AM Quarterback David Walker said the victory over TCU mystified him: "I hata to say it, but you jus can't tell about this team," sai Walker. "We play 'great agains the great teams and just goo against good teams. We have no killer instinct." Aggie Cocch Emory Bellard added "I didn't sense we were ready to play." Getting up for Baylor should be no problem since the Bears Jumcs Harris sparkled in his rst start at quarterback for ic Rains, passing for three lucbdowns and running for an- tlier. He completed 12 of 15 asse for 276 yards. San Francisco wide receiver )an Abramowicz caught two asses and set an NFL record ith at least one reception in 97 traight games. Dolphins 9, Chiefs 3 "It was a tough yard," said liami Dolphins fullback Larry .sonka, whose one-yard plunge vith 17 seconds remaining beat Kansas City Chiefs 9-3. Csonka, who didn't practice all veek because of an injured left .nee, gained 80 yards in 17 caries. ' Raiders 30, Bengftls 27 "There was never any doubl n my mind," Oakland Coach Iphn Madden said of his deci sion to punt with his team al he Cincinnati 32-yard line witli .hree minutes left. Oakland .railed 27-23 at the time. Oakland got the ball back a midticld with no time outs lef: and 1:36 on the clock. Ket Stabler guided the Raider^ downfield masterfully, anc Charlie Smith capped the drivi with a one-yard scoring scam per around Ihe · right side with eight seconds remaining. Saints 13, Falcons 3 Bobby Scott, given the start ing nod at quarterback when Coach John North benched Ar chie Manning during the week tossed a 36-yard coring pass Paul Seal for the only touch down of the game as the Saint upset Atlanta for their first vie tory in 19 games on Ihe road. Sleelcrs 20, Browns 16 Pittsburgh struggled past Hit rowns as quarterback Joe Gilam managed lo complete just ve of 18 pass attempt for the teelers. Two second-half field oals by Roy Gcrela were the ifference. Redskins 24, Giants 3 Veteran Sonny Jurgensen hrew three touchdown passes o pace the Redskins, who took dvantage of frequent New I'ork mistakes, including a iunt which was blocked by dike Hull. Cowboys 31, Eagles 24 Dallas snapped a four-game osing streak by beating Ilia Eagles. Roger Staubach's one- ard TD run midway through he fourth quarter was the margin of victory. Colls 35, Jets 20 Baltimore's Lydell Mitchell set an NFL record by carrying he ball 40 times, one more ban O.J. Simpson's standard set last year. He gained 156 yards and scored one touch- lown in leading the Colts to their first victory of the season. Broncos 27, Chargers 7 Running back Floyd Little, slowed all season by a nagging ankle injury, scored one touchdown and set up another by galloping'72 yards with a short pass to lead Denver past S a n Diego. EVEREST iJEMNINGS WHEELCHAIRS FOLDS 7010" · RENTALS fclAia FaycUevllIe Drat 44Z-7JW Grant Teaff have strong, losing but since July. And WON $25,000 then he won, pulling Harris or Gary Roper. ilay more, Broyles said. Iso said Jerry Eckwood, He also said that Vaughn iiisby would be moved from right halfback to left halfback o replace Barnabas White, who iioke a small bone in his ankle .gainst Texas. Fullback Rollin d Fuchs, who scored Ar- :ansas' only touchdown on a 50- rd 'run late in the game, will ~ ' " H e the lighly touted freshman from irinkley, may play for the first ime this week against Colorado Slate. LINEBACKERS OUT He said that linebackers Billy Jurns and Dennis Winston are not expected to play this week. Sums has a bad elbow and Winston has a swollen toe. Six if Arkansas' eight defensive mcks are not expected to prac- ice today and some offensive jacks may be asked to move to the secondary. Arkansas put together drives of 13 and 18 plays in the first h a l f , but came up empty-handed both times. One ended on a "umbled pilch and the other ; vas halted when Scott Bull lost iive yards on "ourth down. down $25,000 from the total purse of $125,000. Leotis I His final round Y2 gave him a 19 under-par total of 269, a wide play on meet. Among them Arkansa Slate finished ninth. Next action for the flazo backs will be this Friday, afte n o o n against Southwe Missouri State. The race w be held at Razorback Park go course and will begin at 4:00. Mofocross Races Held Sunday Karry Baggett ofFayettevil won both the junior and senior minibike races at the World of Two Wheels motocross Sunday. "We had good response, with 300 people and 50 riders," said p r o p r i e t o r Leland Basselt. "We'll continue to have racing each Sunday through the winter." Bill Eddy of Springdale won the 250 expert class and David Pcarcy of Pineville, Mo., placed first in the 250 amateur division, The 125 expert and amateur races were won by Ricky Graham of Springdalo and Chris Langston of Van Buren, respectively. Rhonda Baggclt of Fayctte- ville won the powder puff race. middle. We too much." Arkansas "In the wishbone, you've got lo take what you can get," Broyles said. "We were making three, four, five yards up the -'-·-"- - went wide a wtle is 3-3 at this point with a get-well game against Colorado State this Saturday at Little Rock. "It's the same as it was last year and, if we were healthy, with a much better team," Broyles said. Arkansas reached 5-3 in 1973 but failed to win in its last three outings and finished 5-5-1. clinched his playing rights for another year, gave him a full /ear's exemption from quali- ·ying and won him a spot in such prestigious events as the Wasters and Tournament of Champions. "I can't believe it," he said. He was the 10th first-time winner on the tour this year, believed to be a record. The others are Lee Elder, Leonard Thompson. Allen Miller, Tom Watson, Forrest Fez- le'r, Rod Curl. Bob Menne, Richie Karl and Victor Regalado. Hill, a winner here- in 1972, took second alone with his bird on the 17th hole. He had a closing 68 and 270 total on the 7.018- yard Woodlake Golf Cluft urse. Wally Armstrong, who had a course record 64 in the last round, and Andy North tied for third at 271. North had a closing 66. Al Geiberger and Gil Morgan were another shot back at 272, Geiberger with a last-round 68, Morgan with 70. PGA champion Lee Trevino had a closing 67 and a 274 total, THE RESULTS Evonne Bests Chris For 4th Straight Time LOS ANGELES (AP) Evonne. Goolagong says she's "finally getting- Chris Evert's number," but she doesn't mean it boastfully. "I'm getting more and more confident playing her. I'm finding out if I play my own game and relax and if .1 have confidence, I can beat her," said Miss Goolagong, after whipping Miss Evert 6-3, 6^4 in the final of a $100,000 tennis tournament Saturday night. The victory was Miss Goola- ong's fourth in a row over iss Evert and gave the Australian an 8-7 lifetime record against the Ft. Lauderdale star. It also earned Miss Goola- gong $32,000, the richest first prize in women's tennis. "It's just a matter of playing well at the net and keep going in all the time," Miss Goola- gong said, describing her triumph. M i s s Goolagong rushed the net when Miss Evert hit short Saturday and then hit winners to intimidate the usually conservative Miss Evert into errors. playing tough in games against Oklahoma and Missouri, then whipping Oklahoma State, Florida State and Arkansas. The Tech-SMU game should be something else. The Red Raiders defeated Texas but lost two weeks ago to a fire-up Aggie team. Tech's win over Arizona with quarterback Tommy Duniven on the.bench with an injury showed Coach Jim Carlen's crew is back. A Hollywood script writer would have been pressed to turn in a better script for the SMU-Rice fray which saw quarterback Ricky Wesson toss a 13-yard touchdown pass with 18 seconds left. 'This was after a Wesson fumble had setup an apparent winning field goal by the Owls with 35 seconds left. -Rice's team poured on the field and was tagged with a 15-yard pen ally. A 70-yard kickoff return put Wesson in position to pul out the victory. Rice Coach Al Conover was critical of the penalty and said the rule "is the worst rule ever invented in the game of footba . . . it takes the game away from the players and their en thusiasm." gon Mis I We have savings program I and Interest rate to meet | your needs. Foyetteville Savings Loan Association Ml N. East Avenue .*· UP TO TWICE THE HE AT PER DOLLAR from a Carrier Heat Pump Ctrtimr and summer cooling, too Carrier heat pumps take heat from outdoor air even in winter and put it to work heating your home or business. They can give up to twice as much heat per dollar of electric energy as ordinary electric heating. No fuel worries. No flue. No flame. Carrier No. 1 Air Conditioning Maker AMERICAN AIR TECH, INC. 18 e. township rd. fayetteviile, arkansas 72701 501-521-5333 Take a good friend to lunch. Terry Diehl, $25.000 68-65-65-71--269 Mike Hill, $14,259 67-67-68-68--270 Wally Armstrong, $7,735 69-69-69-64-271 Andy North, $7,375 Al Geibei'ger, $4,813 69-69-67-66--271 Gil Morgan, $4,813 70-65-69-68-272 Bob Stanton, $3,687 68-68-66-70--272 Bobby Mitchell, $3,687 67-68-70-68--273 69-69-69-66--273 RE-ELECT REPRESENTATIVE CHARLES W. STEWART WHO HAS A PROVEN RECORD Democrat Candidate For State Representative, District 10 Paid for by Joann Stewart There's no friend like a good friend. " Th« smoothest Kentucky Bourbon you'll ever know. -* m«-

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