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   European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - September 6, 1970, Darmstadt, Hesse                              Page 26 THE STARS AND STRIPES Sunday, September 6, 1970Groves. Johnson Play Key Grid RolesDefeat SpearheadersBy DON SAUER, Staff WriterSUGGS-FEST — Spearheader safotymau KonSuggs is rudely brought to earth after a 23-yard punt return near the end of the first halfSaturday against VII Corps. The Jayhawkplayers are not identifiable as most of themwere wearing sweatshirts with crayon-colorednumbers which weren't very distinguishable.It didn't matter anyway, the fans had no pro-grams. The Jayhawks came from behind towin, 20-12. —$&S Photo by WesleySTUTTGART-MOEHRINGEN,Germany (S&S) - QuarterbackEd Groves passed VII Corpsfrom behind here Saturday asthe Jayhawks scored twice in thefinal quarter to topple the 3rdArmd Div Spearheaders, 20-12,in USAREUR League exhibitionfootball.With the home team trailing,12-6, and the game getting on,Groves threaded the needle witha 24-yard TD strike to wingbackM.P. Blackburn to knot thecount at 12-12 five minutes intothe final stanza.Perhaps thinking of the goal-posts on the east end of Jay-hawk field — they are narrowerthan regulation and lean heav-ily to the port side — Jayhawkmentor Dick McNally called fora fake boot. Reserve quarter-back and kicker Nick Lardieriscooted for the coffin corner andjust got inside the flag for thetwo points that put VII aheadfor the first time, 14-12.Moved 73 YardsThen bruising fullback ErnestJohnson, along with two Grovespasses, moved VH Corps 73yards with Johnson chargingholeRussians TakeGold Lead inStudent GamesTURIN, Italy (AP) — The So-viet Union breezed ahead of theUnited States in the team stand-ings of the World UniversityGames Saturday by picking upthree gold medals, giving theRussians 21 and one more thanthe U.S.The Russians won the men'striple jump with Olympic GoldMedalist Viktor Saneyev. Hesoared 57 feet, 8 inches for aUniversiade record, ahead ofteammate Nikolai Dudkin with55-8.Nadia Chizova of the SovietUnion also set a Universiade re-cord in the women's shot putwith 63 feet, 7 inches. The Rus-sians won their third gold medalin women's volleyball, a tourna-ment which saw them unde-feated all the way. They de-feated Switzerland, 3-0, Satur-day.Franz Josef Kemper of WestGermany won the men's 800-meter race in 1:49.1, out-sprinting Martin Wimbolt Lewisof Britain on the final stretch.Pin Meet at WiesbadenWIESBADEN, Germany (Spe-cial) — The Wiesbaden BowlingAssociation has announced thatit will sponsor a two-day no-tapbowling tournament beginning at1 p.ni., Sept. 12 at Lindsey AirStation here.Pigskin PreviewV Corps Nips1st Div, 26-25HANAU, Germany (Special)— Four touchdown passes fromCraig Sills to Tom Coleoughgave the 1st Inf Div 24 pointsbut the Crusaders missed threeconversion attempts to drop a26-25 decision to the V CorpsGuardians in the exhibition ope-ner for both USAREUR Con-ference teams here Saturday.Guardian quarterback DaveLeake threw two TD passes andjaunted 32 yards on a faked fieldgoal play for still another scoreto spark V Corps.IS* HollandJpains SoftballFinals BerthSEMBACH, Germany (Spe-cial — The USS Holland sailedinto the finals of the ContinentalSports Conference slow-pitchSoftball finals here Saturdaywith a 14-1 romp over Wiesba-den.In other games Saturday. Rotaousted Aviano from the double-elimination meet, 4-3, and thenwas eliminated by Sembach, 13-D.Sembach and Wiesbaden clashat 1 p.m. Sunday in the losers-bracket finale, the winner takingon the USS Holland at 3 p.m.Coleough hauled in scoringbombs of 45, 76 and 74 yards tokeep the Crusaders without hail-ing distance of the Guardiansthroughout the first three pe-riods.In the fourth quarter, Sillsfound his favorite target alonein the end zone and fired an8-yard pass to bring the Crusa-ders to within one point. TheCrusaders decided to go for twopoints, and victory, on the con-version attempt but SilTs passfell incomplete and the 1st Divnever again threatened.1«t lot Olv 7 « • « — 25V Corp* t... 10 « 7 0 — 26V Corpa — Hartfleld n Fo1st Dtv — CoJcough 45 p»*s tram Bills(Brouint'H kick)V carps — Klam 40 punt return (Hartfield kick)V Corps — S*fetr, Bell tackled byIMirham in end «oneV Corps — Gibson 10 pa.su Iroru LeakeUlartfieM kJoJO1M Div Colcoufita ?6 pans from SillsUuok failed)V Corps — Leake S2 run (Harlfk»ldkick)1*1 Div — Coloough 74 pasa from Sills(kirk failed)1st EMv — Colcwush 8 pa** from Bill.*Things didn't look very goodfor the Jayhawks opening thefinal quarter after 3rd Armdpunter Steve Lindell boomed a48-yarder to the Jays' 25-yardline.But Groves got hot, hittingJohnson with a swing pass inthe flat and the hard-charging195-pounder bulled for 19 yardsand a first down. Then Grovesflipped to the other side and Ro-bert McKee dashed for 31 yardsto the Spearheaders' 25.After an incomplete toss, apenalty set the home team backfive, but Groves flipped to A.C.McGowan for six, then cameback to spot Blackburn in acrowd at the goal-line and hithis target.The Spearheaders, who domi-nated the game in the first half,tried to rally, but twice quarter-back Herman Bain was inter-cepted, first when linebackerMike Carrico had the ball drop-ped right in his arms when leap-ng Spearheader Walt Wellscouldn't hang on, and againwhen Arnold Giles picked oneoff late in the final stanza.That one set up the final Jay-hawk scoring push with Johnsonpersonally accounting for 32yards in seven carries. Grovesiossed 13 yarders to McGowanand Gary Fredricks. A 15-yardpersonal foul call against thevisitors helped considerably.The 3rd Arrad was first on theScoreboard, helped by a shortpunt and speedy Ron Suggseight-yard return. They did it allon the ground with fullback Earldown* IIY*r«J*ir« 1S3Y«.rdag* 99Return Yard««e 333-10-34-4Q.&Pun!*JrxS Arm4 Dtv VII Corp,S«7022711142416-31 Sf »o*lTurd* PcnalUwd081120Grisby accounting for 35 of the47 yards, including the finalfive. Reginald DoTson's PATkick was wide.The Jayhawks' tying driveearly in the second quarter co-vered 80 yards, with a big 44-yard bomb from Groves \oMcGowan eating up most of ihe-distance. The pass was vorywobbly and McGowan had towail for it. But he had goiter.four or five steps on Spearheaddefender Dick Luc we, \vhocouldn't recover until much toolate.Moments later Groves fourvihalfback Lou Goehri all alone osa down-and-out pattern, with thetouchdown play covering nyards. Again the kick, this tiin*by Lardieri, was wide and thescored stayed 6-6.S«J Armd D»v ........ *vn c«n>» .. ........... d3rd Aratd —   runV« Corp* — Oo*fcrt 26Oro*«!> thick faiie-dt3r4 Armd — Bute* tl f>***(kick failed)VII Corps — tn*rfcbum 24Orovfr» tlMTMfTi rua>VTJ C*»rj» — JohRsoa 10* 0 0« o nH--'t•>-.. t.Grid Cards fine RiversST. LOUIS (UPI) — The St.Louis Cardinals said Friday theyhave fined middle linebackerJamie Rivers $50 for missingone day of practice.Lovell Breezes to TASCOM Golf CrownLUDWIGSBURG, Germany(Special) — Ray Lovell of Bre-merhaven captured the cham-pionship flight of the TASCOMGolf Tournament here Friday byfiring a 71 for a 72-hole total of294, 15 strokes oetter than hisclosest pursuer.David Graham of Rhein-Pfalz,who had an 83 the final day,was second with 309.Paul Bulmahn of Baden-Wuerttemberg won the firstflight with a 317 total, by shoot-ing a 76 Friday. Mel Davis ofSued Bayern was second with321.The second flight was takenby Richard Klobucher ofSHAPE. He had an 81 in thefinal round for 329. DanGleichowski of the SeventhArmy Training Center was sec-ond with 331.Dann. Basham of Baden-Wuerttemberg won the thirdflight with a 341 score, firing an85 on the final day. Doug Kat-zenbargcr of Bremerhaven wasseven strokes back at 348.James Chambers of Hessenwon the seniors flight with a S34.He had an 84 the final day. Ken-neth Hintz of Sued Bayern wassecond with 357.Lovell's 71 tied him for thebest score of the tournamentwith Paul Hyman of Nord Ba-yern.The tournament was played atthe Stuttgart Golf Club here.CLUTCH PLAY—Srd Armd Div halfback Eric Swenson boll*past a clutching VII Corps lineman en route to a 17-yard pickupfor an apparent first down early in the opening quarter Saturday.But tire play was called back as UK Spearheaders were calledfor offside. —S&S Photo by  

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