Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on October 25, 1974 · Page 11
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 11

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Friday, October 25, 1974
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It's Homecoming For Fayetteville Battle Of The Bulldogs Tonight By GUANT HALL TIMES Sports Kdilor Time was, the Fiiyellcvillo- Springdale football game was only incidcnlnl to the rivalry between the two schools' students. All week long, carteuls of kids would rod back and forth, American Graffiti-style, between the two towns. On Tuesday morning, Spring dale would wake up to find 'FHS' burnt onto its football field. On Wednesday morning, Fayeltevillc would arise to the sight of "SHS" painted on its school building. By Thursday night, according to legend, there were rumbles that would put West Side Story to shame. The football g a m e Friday DAVID REYNOLDS night -was only a prelude more hijinks. Well, all that-has changed. "There's just not as mue rivalry as there used to be, said Springdale Coach Jarre Willaims. "I can't put m finger on the reason why. Th students have good spirit, b it isn't like it used to be. guess part of the reason is th we have strong rivalries no with Rogers, Fort Smith So.utl allng Foil, Smith Northside -18 and Conway 27-10. The teams have had a v. H "ck f to get ready for this one, id all the wounded except iringdtilc monster man Steve ·avis have healed. Travis will replaced by Mark Zulpo, [10 will also play some in the tensive backfield. /.ulpo wilt be surrounded by veteran defense composed of ike Pierce and Ed Edens at ie ends, Cliff Corlas and Jerry urton at the tackles, Ken ower at nose guard, Charles eines and Paul Haley at the ncbackcrs, Sam Bowman and ick Roblee al the halfbacks nd Tom McGctrick al safety. McGclrick will also play splil nd, joining tackles Mike ·aylor and Doug Sprousc, uards John Warmack and ^ndell Burnett, center Walter ilso'n, tight end Larry Dabbs, uarlerback David Reynolds, ullback Kerry Burk and balf- acks Roger Penny and Randy ilderback. SIZE AND SPEED "Springdale has size in t h e ackfield with Reynolds, Burk nd Bilderback and speed with J enny," said Davis. "They run ·ell both inside and outside. {eynolds runs the option so 'ell. that we'll have to stop the utsicle game. But we'll also ave to do a good job from ackle to tackle." Reynolds is recovering from knee injury he suffered gainst Siloam Springs, and nay be replaced by Scott Jailey. "With Bailey, all they ose is size." said Davis. "He runs the offense just about as veil as Reynolds, and is probably a better passer." Reynolds Is 6-1 and 195, and Bailoy is 5-10, 150. Fayelleville try to stop the Springdale Wishbone with ends Rick Jones and Alex Montcz, tackles Dayton Licrly ind Jim Elliott, nose guard Billy Harrison, linebackers Steve Rotxjrts and John McCut- clieon, monslcr man Jeems Love, Imllbacks. Clark Lewis and Lawsop Osburn and safely Scott Mundy. O f f e n s i v e l y , t h e Purple Bulldogs will start Greg McClelland at quarterback, Brian Ricks at fullback, M i c h a e I Jackson at tailback, A r t h u r Budd at wingback and R i c k Taylor at split end. Up front the starters will be Larry Alba at tight end, Chuck Pearce and Bohby Davis at t h e tackles Sieve Eason and Joey Rodman it the guards and John Pabst it center. Lierty, who has been bothered with muscle spasms since the Conway game, may also play some at offensive tackle. If he Joes, Pearce will replace Rodman at guard. JACKSON DANGEROUS "Fayetteville docs everything well," said Williams. "We have to slop their power s t u f f , and wo have to contain Jackson, who bits off tackle and then veers to the outside, He's one of those backs that can make his own holes. We'll also have to slop McClelland, who's a very impressive passer. About Springdale, Williams said, "We Ihink we have a gooc leam, but we Haven't been a nil strength · since the firsi Same. One or two key players lave been out for every game. Asked if next week's game with Soulhside might be the key one in t h e conference race Williams replied. "This is thi big game tonight. We've got ti win il first. "All that stuff that used t be connected with the Faycttc ville game--I'm glad that' gone. The game itself is wha matters, and it's always a bi one tor us." Davis agreed: "The a mosphcre this week has bee different. With the open dat l a s t . week, we tried to gca everything down. But this wee everyone is high as a kite." They'll start drawing dow the siring al 7:30. Area Football Action Benlonville a I Mounlain Home Siloam Springs al Van Buren llunlsville at Harrison Berryville at M c D'o n a 1 d County, Mo. Gravelte at West Fork Lincoln at AHus Green Forest at Prairie Grove Springdale at Fayetteville Rogers at Russellville- Farminglon at Gentry Decatur at Greenland Winslow at Elkins Mounlainburg at Pea Ridge DOUG SPROUSE side and the other AAA-West teams." S a i d Fayetteville Coach Doyne Davis, "I can't make any comparisons, of course, because this is my first year here. But the fact that the rivalries have spread out if probably big part of il." HOMECOMING Tonight's game is homecoming .at Fayctteville's .Harmon Field. Crowds there have not been good in recent years but they've improved some this season. Both coaches expect a large turnoul. The - attraction is a good hard-nosed game between two basic football teams. Fayette villc throws the ball infre quently, .and Springdale hardly at all. "The only passes we've thrown have b'een caught by our opponents/' claimed Williams. Sringdale hasn't had to throw. The Red Bulldogs lea AAA-West with a 2-0 record and are 5-L overall. FayeUeville is 1-2 and 3-8, but has lopke good in its l a s t two outings Jaycec Tournament 'SILOAM SPRINGS-Hobert Gray won the first Jaycee golf ournamcnt held recently at )awn Hill Country Club. Gene Ogden won the nine-hole event and John Allison of Fayel- e v i 11 e , the state senior champion, took the sen event. The Jaycces cooperated with Bill Burgin, club manager, for the tournament. While the field was not as large as anticipated, the Jaycces felt the event was a good beginning and plan to make it an annual affair. Trevino Tied NAGOYA. Japan ,-- American Lee Trevino. Taiwan's Hsieh Yung-Yo an Tosbiaki Sebimizu of Japan each fired thrce-under-par 60s ,and shared the first-round lead in (he $133,000 Tokai Classic Golf Tournament. Kite Shares Lead SYDNEY,, Australia -- Amer ican Tom Kite and Australian' Ian Stanley shot fiveunderpar G7s to share the firstround lead in the $46.000 Wills Masters Golf Tournament. Borg Tops Dibbs TEHRAN, Iran -- Bjorn Borg of Sweden overcame a first-set defeat to oust Eddie Dibbs 1-6. 6-4, 6-4 in the quarterfinals of the $100,000 Aryamehr Tennis Tournament. Texas AM To Invade Waco For Key Battle With Baylor By DENNE H. FREEMAN \ Texas AM and Baylor collide Saturday night in Waco to decide who is the head Bully of the Brazos before the largest crowd in the history of Baylor Stadium. The winner will take a giarit stride toward Ihe Southwest Conference football championship. "We are really going to have to play our best of Ihe season to stay with them," says Baylor Coach Grant Teaff. "But, I believe our young men will rise to the occasion," "No question about it, this will be the biggest game we've played since I've been at Texas AM," addna -Aggie Coach Emory Bollard. Texas AM is 2-0 and shares the SWC Methodist. lead with Southerr Baylor is 1-0 anc had an off week to prepare for the thunderous Aggie Wishbone T and the toughest defense in the league. "The manner in which Texas AM defeated TCU last Satur day was awesome," says Tealf "I don't remember when a ma jor college football leam was held lo a minus yardage rush ing the way TCU was (minus 58 on 39 carries)." GOOD DEFENSE Bollard is equally enamored of the Baylor defense. "They have a very aggres sive defensive club and they have a lot of quickness on de fense . .. not fancy but a rea sound club lhat plays well,' (ays Bcllard. With temporary bleachers I oth end zones, a crowd of over 0,000 is expected. The Baylor tadium record of 48,3(14 was et in Waco against Texas in 972. Not to be overlooked is an qually important SWC clash in Dallas between Texas Tech (1) and SMU. Tech is figiiting or survival in view of a loss wo weeks ago to the Texas Ag- ;ies. Texas (1-1) Is at Rice where lie Owls have . sprung some urprises on the Longhorns in he past. . In other games, Colorado State is at Arkansas Saturday night and Houston hosts Cincinnati tonight. ' "Tech is very sound in every- hing they do," says SMU ach Dave Smith. "They seldom give you anything. They lave the besl ability of any .earn we've played since Ohio State." Tech Coach Jim Carlen re- .urns the compliment, saying "Dave Smith has done an ex. cellent job. SMU has won five games and given Ohio State the only tough game they've had all year before losing 28-9." Here's how the oddsmakera sec it: --Texas AM a six-point pick over Baylor. --Texas Tech a six-point selection over SMU. --Texas by 19 over nice. --Arkansas by 2-1 over Colorado State. --Houston by 21 over Cincinnati. --No odds on TCU. Alabama over Billiards Tourney STATIC COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Steve M i z c r n k ran 109 raighl balls in a 150-1 rout ver Jack Colavita and took rst place Thursday night in tc Pabst-Brunswick profes ional billiards tournament at cnn State. Mi/crak of Edison, N.J., i: mum A MAN WHO FAU.S INTO A WOMAN'S ARMS WITHOUT FALLING INTO HCrR H/\t*4OS/ THE MOST VERSATILE AND DURABLE BUILD1H6 MATERIAL 1M THE WORLD THE NAME'CONCRETE"IS SYNONYMOUS WITH STRE NGTH AND DURABILITY. 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