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: or Hogs' Defensive Gems Sutton Stresses Enthusiasm Northwest Arkotnat TIMES, -Tue*., Oct. 22, 1974 · 7 MfetfenftH -- AP Wlrephoto MAJOR LEAGUE ALL-STARS .. .: ire are the members of the Associated Press' 1974 Major League All-Star baseball team, announced in New York Monday. Among the top choices were base stealing king Lou Brock of the St. Louis Cardinals, Cincinnati's Johnny Bench and Minnesota's Rod Carew Base Stealing Wizard Lou Brock Voted To All-Star Baseball Team NEW YORK (AP) -- Lou Brock slid in safely on The Associated Press' 1974 Major League All-Star baseball team. Picking up the most votes of the outfielders with ZOO, the St. Louis Cardinals' base-stealing wonder was among the classy group voted in Monday by a nationwide panel of sports writers and broadcasters. Brock, who broke Maury Wills' distinguished record of . 104 steals with 118 this season, was joined in the outfield by Oakland's Reggie Jackson and Jeff Burroughs of Texas. Jackson polled 218 votes while Burroughs had 194 to make the blue ribbon team ahead of such illustrious names as Jimmy Wynn of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Atlanta's Ralph Garr, the National League's hatting champion. The major battles in the voting took place at shortstop and for the right-handed pitcher's berth. Cincinnati's Dave Concepcion won the shortstop position over Bert Cainpaneris of Oakland, 173 votes to 133. Ferguson Jenkins of the Texas Rangers was named the team's right-handed pitcher, outdueling Catfish Hunter 159117. Nolan Ryan, the California Angels' strikeout king, finished a distant third with 53. Baltimore's Mike Cuellar won in a breeze for the left-handed pitcher's slot. Cuellar 'collected 255 votes to 46 'for^ his nearest rival, Detroit's John Killer, Ken Holtzman of Oakland was third with 35. The remainder of the team includes first baseman Steve Garvey of the Dodgers; second baseman Hod' Carew of the Minnesota Twins; third baseman Mike Schmidt of the Phila; delphia Phillies and catcher Johnny Bench of the Reds, all runaway winners. Along with his phenomenal exploits that broke Wills' record, Brock's season included a .306 batting average, 105 runs scored and 194 hits. Jackson blasted 29 home runs, knocked in 93 runs and batted .289 for the A's while Burroughs had his finest season at Texas with 25 homers, 111 KB I and a .301 batting average Concepcion drove in 82 runs and batted .281 for the Reds Jenkins, a former 20-game win ner in the Nation'al League, ha a 25-12 record for the Rangers and boasted a -2.82 earned run average while striking out 22E bailers. Cuellar won 22 game: and lost but 10 for Baltimori while posting a 3.11 ERA. Garvey, a landslide victo over Dick Allen of the Chicagi White Sox; 273 to 76, batted .311 while hitting 21 home r u n s am driving in 111 runs. Carew, the majors' best hitler with a .36' average, also was the Ameri can League's best vote-gette with 306. Schmidt drove in 116 run: and hit 36 homers for thi Phillies. Bench blasted 3 homers and knocked in 129 run to finish far ahead of the fieli at his catching position. In, Tightly Played Contest Chicago Drops Packers CHICAGO (AP) -- "It was strictly designed to be a short- yardage play," said Carl Garrett, "but Randy Jackson and Perry Williams threw super blocks and I could have gone all the way if I hadn't tripped." The play--one of many key plays in the Chicago Bears' stirring 10-9 victory over the Green Bay Packers--came in the closing minutes when the Bears were hanging on to their threadbare advantage Monday night. Garrett not only got the two yards for a clutch first down but rambled 18 yards to get the Bears out of a serious hole. Bob Parsons then punted out on the Green Bay four-yard line and still the Bears didn't clinch the triumph until Garry Lyle inter- cepted a Jerry Tagge pass in the doing seconds. Another key play--the game was full of them--came in the fourth quarter with the Bears leading 10-6. Tagge spotted Barry Smith alone in the end zone and fired. Craig Cleamons appeared to come out of nowhere 'at the last second to bat the ball out of Smith's hands. "Cleamons made it look tough because of national television," said Coach Abe Gibron. "He should have been there all the time." Cleamons credited Smith with making "a good move. I got there at the last second. Sure, we used six backs on defensive at times but remember, we were quick enough to come back and support on the run." Celebrated Rookie Bill Walfon of Hie Portland most highly touted rookie Trail Blazers asks player- since Karecm Andul-Jabhar. coach ton Wiltons for advice Portlam! plnys til Golden during a recent game. Walton State tonight, (AP Wlrephoto) came Into I ho NBA ai the The strategy of using six de nsive backs was puzzlin nee it forces a team to ru ither than throw and Gree ay is known more for its run ng than its passing. 'You can think whatever yo ant," said Gibron. The si tensive backs forced them t un. We thought we could sto icir running. They had neve ;en six defensive backs befor nd it's tough to throw agains .em." The Bears scored the firs vo times they had possessio the ball to take a 10-0 lea nd then hung on while fightin f three Chester Marcol fiel oals in the second half. Mirro Roder booted a 23-yar eld goal midway in the firs eriod and Gary Huff hit Char y Wade with a 57-yard touch own pass minutes later. It wa ade's first pro touchdown a lough he leads the Bears eceptions. "I was overdue, long over ue," said Wade. "And it cam n national TV too, that's wha iade. it great. A lot of peop] aw what I can do." The Bears nursed the lea irough the first half and fiv linutes into the second ha arcol booted a 34-yard fiel oal after AI Matthews had in Tcepted a Huff pass. By GRANT HAM, TIMES Sports Editor "The most coveted trophy we ave at Creighton was the one r ;most charging fouls taken uring the season." The speaker was new Arkan- is basketball coach Eddie Sut- n. He was explaining why he ad interrupted the Razorbacks' xth practice session f o r a eriod of running., "Jack Schulte stopped a fast ul," said Sutton. "That's po- ntially a four · point play. e took a w a y the other am's opportunity to score and ave his own team a chance. ut only three or (our players apped. "When someone makes a play e that, we want to hear some nthusiasm! Taking a charge is ne of he great plays in basket- all. It develops great pride in ic defense. When one player oes it, others look for the same lance. The play goes unappre ated by the average fan, and hat's why we want, the players heering it." Sutton continued, "In five /ears at Creighton, the record 'or most charges taken In one game was 11 by the team and seven by one player. We've set a goat to break both of those records this year." NO CRITICIZING Another play the team is supposed to cheer is a good pass. . "Again, the average fan doesn't always notice good passes,",sai dSutton, "but the players should, We're trying to promote enthusiasm on this team. Just as we don't allow any player to criticize a t e a m m a t e , w e encourage cheering for good plays." Concerning t h e t e a m ' s progress so far, Sutton noted. "The most impressive thing is the general attitude of the squad -- their desire to play the game. All of them have been Very intent. We've averaged practicing three hours a day, with an hour's chalk talk at night, "Sometimes on the court, the players don't have the fluid motion you'd expect. They look mechanical, because they're trying to thinkwhat to do while moving. But they'll get o v e r hat as they learn the system. What's important is that they're comprehending team defense well." Asked if Arkansas might have eight players who will share rcughly an equal amount of claying time, Sutton said, "I ·ope we can find eight. Our nest teams . at Creighton were those that had seven or eight players averaging a lot of minutes. 1'iaying a man-to-man defense, as we will most of the time, it'i very seldom that a player can go all 40 minutes. "What we'll ask is that no player pace himself. We want our kids giving 100 per cent while they're out there. I have a rule that if a player takes himself out of a game, he can put himself back in any time he wants. But if he waits until I take him out, he has to wait to go back in. "If we play a zone, it might be possible for guys to play 40 minutes. But otherwise, the starters will average 30 minutes or -so." That would mean two Professional Football y THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NFL AMERICAN CONFERENCE Eastern Division W L T P c t . Pts. OP 5 1 0 .833 176 91 5 1 0 .833 137 105 4 2 0 .667 123 111 1 5 0 .167 88 141 1 5 0 .167 75 169 Central Division 4 1 1 .750 132 'ew Eng. .uffalo .liami Jets Baltimore ·"ills. 99 Cincinnati 4 2 0 .667 160 101 Cleveland 1 5 0 .167 98 163 Houston 1 5 0 .167 79 146 Western Division Oakland ' 5 1 0 .833 148 89 Denver 3 2 1 .583 125 120 C. 2 4 0 .333 89 110 ian Diego 1 5 0 .167 79 120 NATIONAL CONFERENCE Eastern Division S. Louis 6 0 0 1.000 149 84 hilphia . 4 2 0 .667 118 72 Washgtn 4 2 0 .667 114 78 Dallas 2' 4 0 .333 120 105 NY Giants 1 5 0 .167 61120 Central Division Minn. 5 1 0 J33 HO 81 hica'go 3 3 0 .500 89 75 Ireen Bay 3 3 9 .500 91 107 Detroit 2 4 0 .333 84 90 Western Division Angeles 4 2 0 .667 114 74 Atlanta 2 4 0 .333 53 8- Orl. : 2 4 0 ..333 6711' San Fran. 2 4 0 .333 72 132 Monday's Game Chicago 10, Green Bay 9 Sunday, Oct. 27 'hiladelphia at New Orleans Chicago at Buffalo Houston ai Cincinnati Denver at Clevelanc Ireen Bay at Detroit Baltimore at Miami Dallas at New York ·iants Los Angeles at New York Jets New England at Min nesota Washington at St. Louis tansas City at San Diego Oak- and at San Francisco Monday, Oct. 28 Atlanta at Pittsburgh, N Pro Basketball By The Associated Press NBA Monday's Games No games scheduled Tuesday's Games New Orleans at Buffalo Houston at New York Philadelphia at Atlanta Washington vs. Kansas City Omaha at Kansas City Portland at Golden State Chicago at Milwaukee Wednesday's Games Cleveland at Boston Houston at Washington Chicago vs. Kansas Omaha at Omaha Detroit at Phoenix Portland at Seattle City ABA Monday's Games No games scheduled Tuesday's Games Virginia at St. Louis San Diego at Memphis Wednesday's Games Virginia at Kentucky St. Louis at Indiana Memphis at New York Denver at Utah San Diego at San Antonio McMillan Pulls Upset TEHRAN--Frew McMillan o South Africa upset fourth-seec ed Harod Solomon of Bethesda Md., 6-2, 6-3, in the opening round of the $100,000 Aryameh Tennis Tournament.. Playoff Berths Up For Grabs In WFL Contests ipre players could average 25 minutes, or three more could verage 17 minutes. Sutton said was too early to project who ny of the regulars might be. One player, Hal Cralton, took imself out of the running efore practice began. Crafton. 6-1 guard who helped Coriway two state AAA champion- hips, made a late decision to nroll at Arkansas and play askefoall as a walk-on. But he eft school after four days. Fans who have attended some f the practices at Barnhil ·"ieldhouse have noticed a hange around the wooden bor er of the court. W h e r e once yere painted the names of eighl Southwest Conference teams, now there is only one. "When people come in here ve want them thinking one ting ve- want them thinking one hing, and that's Arkansas,' said Sutton. "So we brought oul he red paint and fixed things up. It's ridiculous to have, other schools' n a m e s . i n your arena We're not selling those schooL -- we're selling Arkansas." Come November 30 and' season opener with Rockhurst a ' l o t of folks around here wil e buying. :y THE ASSOCIATED PRESS There's ' still a chance the 'ortland Storm will move into he World Football League ilayoffs--but there's a better :hance that they'll move. Portland plays in Thursday light's nationally televised VFL game, hosting playoff- ipund Memphis. In Wednesday light's action it's Birmingham at Shreveport, Philadelphia at Southern California, Florida at harlotte and Hawaii at Chicago. . The league said Monday ight that eight teams would nake the playoffs. At the start of the season, the league said our would make it. Then, several weeks ago, it was expended to six. Now it's eight, neaning only two of the 10 clubs still playing (two have suspended play) will sit out the postseason action. The Storm is hoping the national TV game will be a showcase for football interest in. Portland and that it'll draw a sellout crowd to 33,000-seat Civ- ,c Stadium. If it does, it'll virtually triple .ast Wednesday night's showing of 11,032 fans, a season-low, who saw the Storm slip past the Hawaiians 3-0. "If they want a professional football team here, we can't go drawing only 11,0(10 per »ame," says Storm owner Bob Elarris. "If we continue to draw that number for these last two games the team closes out its lome schedule Nov. 6 against Florida then we might have to give some thought to moving." Harris said the Storm had to draw about 28.000 fans per game to break even this year, which means they're far from it. They've averaged 15,433. So :ven two full houses for its nal two games wouldn't bring the hooks into the black. The Memphis Southmen, 14-2 and leading the Central Division, seem to have nothing btil rushers, with three of them in. the top 10. J.J. Jennings leads the league with. 1,189 yards, John Harvey has 802 and Willie Spencer, who will - probably miss the game against the Storm with a knee injury, has 788. Still, the Southmen can also move the hall in the air. John Huarte, back in the starting line-up after missing 3% games with an injury, has thrown for 20 touchdowns and Ed Marshal has caught a league-high 15 scoring passes. Birmingham's Americans are 12-4 and trail the Southmen two games while Shreveport is in the Western Division scramble with Hawaii and Portland. The Steamer's main playof hopes rest on Jim Nance, 88 yards away from rushing into the 1,000-yard club, and Rick Eber, No. 1 among WFL re ceivers with 58 catches for 696 yards. Southern California, 12-4, ha already clinched the Western title and faces a tough chal lenge from Philadelphia, 6-10 The Bell is four games behind second-place Charlotte in th East. It figures to be a war of big bombs between rookie Ton Adams of the Sun, the No. passer in the league with 3,216 yards, and Philadelphia's Jim Corcoran, No. 2 with 3,002 James McAlister and Dave Wil Hams have, teamed for 10' Southern California catches good for 1,562 yards and 13 TDs, while John Land is Corco ran's main target. First place in the East is at stake when the Florida Blazers. 11-5, visit Charlotte, 10-6 They're as close as their firsl meeting, when the Blazers pulled out- a 17-15 victory over the Harnets. The Hawaiians, 6-10, and Chi cago, 7-9, are thinking wile card and the Fire is hoping foi replay of its 53-29 battering of [awaii earlier this year. Bu c t's not likely--Chicago has een riddled by injuries ' since hen. RE-ELECT REPRESENTATIVE CHARLES W. STEWART WHO NASA PROVEN RECORD Democrat Candidate For State Representative, District 10 Paid for by Joann Stewart ENJOY! FHS Homecoming Is Friday Night This Friday n i g h t will be lomecommg for Fayeltevill* High School. Aside from the night's Iradl- .ional attractions, homecoming .his year will offer an import-, ant match-up between Fayetteville and Springdale. Both teams had last week olf to prepare for the AAA-West Dogfight. Springdale, 5-1 for. the season, leads the conference with a 2-0 record. Fayelteville,* at 3-3 and 1-2, is still mathematically in the title chase. FHS students will kick oft the week's activities tonight at 7 with a bonfire on the school parking lot. On Friday afternoon, the annual homecoming parade will je held. It will begin at 4 p.m. on Center Street near the fire station and proceed around the Square. The parade will feature floats representing each class, plus cars carrying the homecoming queen and her court. , From 6 p.m. to 7 on Friday, there will be an open house at the Fayetteville Youth Center for all former Bulldog lettermen. Punch, coffee and cookies will be served. The former players will also receive free passes to the game, begins at 7:30. which KING EDWARD one or a handful Rent a New Piano On Our Rent-or-Buy Plan For Beginner Student New Pianos from $760.00 Mason Hamlin Wurlifzei Knabo Fischer WurliMr Organs Rents for $15 Monthly Rent up to six monthf, If you decide to buy, we will make fill! allowance charge on the purchase price. Give the children and yourself an .pppprtnnHy.. to see lust how ranch musical enjoyment 'a new piano ados to yov family lite. Call today -- only a limited number of new pianos available for tMi Guisinger Music House Southeast Corner of Square HERB THANKS ffiU FOR YOUR HELP To the Citizens of Washington County: I needed your help and you gave it. The money to finance my campaign has come in small contributions from all over Washington Connly. Because I am a working man, I had to have your support. I do not have, and don't want, large financial hackers. I am a CHiulidalc. OF liie people. To you citizens of Washington County who have helped with time, encouragement, work and money - let me renew my pledge: I WILL BE THF, SHERIFF OF ALL THE PEOPLE. I WILL IMPARTIALLY, EFFICIENTLY AND COURTEOUSLY ENFORCE THE LAWS. Please vole for me on November 5lh as Washington County Sheriff. HERB MARSHALL Pol. ad paid for by Dr. Friedman Sisco, Springd'ale, and Dr. Don Baker, Fayetteville, co-chairmen, HERB M A R S H A L L FOR SHERIFF COMMITTEE.

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