Cedar Rapids Gazette, January 27, 1974, Page 122

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - January 27, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Financial Want Ads n 4    4    ti Section ll4    4    SUND*    Y,    JANUARY    2.7,    I    TU    4 Birdie on 18 Lets Nichols Tie Curl SAN DIEGO (AP) Bobby this one after tile national tele- not competing in this chase for Nichols flashed that shy, boyish vision cameras had completed a $34,000 first prize, grin.    their coverage for the day — Curl, who has yet to win in “I’d never met the man 20 an<I hod Curl for the lead six years on the pro tour, said minutes ago, but he’s a good at 206, IO under par.    his play on the 18th hole friend of mine now.’’    Nichols had a third-round 68 “ruined what could have been a The man in question was a while Curl, a 5-foot-5 Wintu Indi- great round. I should have was spectator standing at the back who is seeking his first proof the 17th green on the 7,047 fess ion a I victory, made a yard south course at the Torrey scrambling par on the last hole Pines Golf Club.    f°r a 67. The crowd was closely packed in the chill, cloudy weather and he could do not more than put a hand in front of his face to ward off an errant shot by Nichols Fall Back Youthful Texans Tom Kite and Ben Crenshaw who had set the pace through the first two that flew over the green and rounds, drifted back, into the gallery.    Crenshaw,    a    22-year-old The ball caroomed off his rookie, managed a 71 and was hand, back on the putting sur- tied at 208, two strokes back, face and came to rest some 15 with veteran Billy Casper and afm c7spsehraw feet from the cup.    Tom Watson. Watson had a 66, | BSbbyYwlftUii Nichols made the putt for a and Casper a 68 with an birdie, putting him in position to (,n the 18th hole, take a tie for the top spot after, Bobby Mitchell and Miller 19S^klS*r the third round of the $170,000 j Barber were1 at 209. Barberite* Snead* Andy Williams-San Diego Open after a 69 and Mitchell with Coif Tournament.    70 . - j n ,    Kite,    a    24-year-old    tour soph- iv OC Cf Breaks    omore who led by two strokes “It was a big break.’’ Nichols when the day’s play started, said. “But you’ve got to have sliced his second shot into a the breaks if you're gonna win canyon on the right side of the MikeS&am From where the ball was going seventh hole, took a triple-bo-l’d have had a really tough gey seven and finished with a shot. As it was, I made birdie. 75. Hi “It has to be a swing of at 210. least two strokes, right there.’’ Johnny Miller, who won Nichols followed that with an- first three tournaments of other birdie on the 18th hole — year, and Jack Nicolaus made birdie there and I had to work hard for par.” He bunkered his second shot, just got it out of the sand chipped to about a foot and made that putt. He holed three birdie putts in the 12-15 foot range, chipped up to about a foot on two others botIi par fives—and twice saved par with four-footers. Leaders Bobby Nichols Rod Curl „„n|. j Miller Barber I agio Mike Morley j Richard Mast Bod Altin „ Joe Inman Chi Chi Rodriguez Lionel Hebert John Schlee Jumbo Ozaki Leonard Thompson Kermit Zarley Dave Eichelberger Cear Stnudo George Archer Homero Blancas Ray Floyd Howie Johnson Bert Greene Andy North Bill Johnston was four strokes back at y*hr* y^®rd John Jacobs John Buczek tho Tommy Sanderson iiiv- 206 1 206 - 208 208 20(5 ’’09 209 210 -210 210 210: 210 210 Dave Stockton [Steve Melnyk Mike Wynn app Richard Crawford Dwight Nevil 69 69 68 71 AH 67 65-72 /1 72 AB 68 70 72-66 68 71 70 74-66-69 74-65-/1-66 74-70 71-70 69 68-71-7! 65-70-75 69-73-68 . 71 69-71-211 71-69-71-211 ' 70 70-72-212 70-72-70-212 : 70 70-72—212 71-72-212! 67-71 74- 212 e>9 72-71- 212 I 72-70-70-21? 1 66-73-74-213 71-68 74-2131 66-72-75—213 71-69-73—213 I 70-71-72—213 71-71-72—214 71-70-73—214 74 68-72    214 73-70 71—214 73-68 73-214 72-70-72 214 68 73-73—214 i 70-73-71—214 73-70-71—214 72-67-75-214 70-69-75-214 72-70-72-2)4 70 73-71—214 71-72-71— 214 ' 69-72-73- 214 /ti/ Ex-Boxer Refires -—We took a trip down Memory lane Saturday when a friend brought us Johnny Fulton’s boxing scrapbook to look through. Maybe you don’t know him by that name. His real name is John Trimble, jr., but he had an interesting boxing career under the monicker of Johnny Fulton. Reason we mention it I today is that John will go to work for the last time Mon-L day at Quaker Oats. Helk^H turned 65 Jan. 20 and is retiring after 19 years. He and his wife live at 851 A avenue NE. “I hope to do a lot of fishing, hunting and playing golf,’’ John said. “My brother. Oeie (father of the john Trimble ice skaters and track men. Ode, jr.. Bruce and Ralph), has retired, so tho two of us will have time for lots of recreation together.’’ John became a pro boxer in 1927. There was no amateur boxing or Golden Gloves then. He fought for John Fryrear and the late Frank Whitney at the old C. R. auditorium—later the Eagles club until it was torn down for urban renewal. “All of nu 85 fights were as a welterweight,” John recalled, “hut I weigh about 218) now. I would guess I lost about IO of my tights. I met Battling Nelson of Waterloo in nine bouts around the state and I think I won six of them. “One of my biggest thrills was fighting Kid Leonard, who was boxing Nelson at the old auditorium in the bout in which Nelson was killed. I met leonard a week later in Moline and lost a close decision Later Leonard boat Tony Zale before /ale was middleweight champ and whipped him so badly that Zale was out of boxing for a year. From Time Check “Most of my inuits wore in Cedar Rapids. hut I also fought in Moline. Omaha, St. Baul and I ais Angeles My biggest purse? Oh, aliout $500 when I beat Joe Rivers but rn those days $25 a week was a big wage ” Trimble was born in C. It. and grew up in Time (’In k. then a nigged neighborhood on the near northw t side Caddy Kelly and Joe It' ! whose real names were Joe Grail and Bete Revna, respectively, were among other boxers from Time Check “I borrowed the name Johnny Fulton from one of my friends.” laughed John. “Most of us used other names so if we got heat it wouldn't look bad in the paper." Trimble has enjoyed seeing films of old title lights on TV recently. He said Jack Dempsey always was his favorite, but be also admired middleweights Harry (itch. Mickey Walker, Sugar Ray Robinson and Jack LaMotta Trimble served as a judge or trainer during almost every one of the Golden Gloves tout naments sponsored bv The Gazette. He also Used to help the late Alex Fidler with the refereeing occasionally. John has two sons and two daughters, as well as seven grandchildren. They’ll enjoy looking through this scrapbook, as we did Saturday. It's a pleasure to congratulate Johnny Fulton Trimble on his retirement at Quaker Oats and fine boxing career. Pass the Hash football —Rumors in Iowa City have been saying Frank Lauterbur, former Iowa ocach. is about to announce a connection with a pro football team the champion Miami Dolphins being mentioned in some cases. We called FXL Saturday and he quickly denied he has any new job. although he has talked to a number of people. Probably the Dolphins angle came up because FXL was defensive line coach of the Baltimore Colts in 1955-56 when Don Shula was a defensive back for the Colts. A year or two later Shula retired as a player and began the coaching career that has lei! to the pinnacle with the Dolphins. OOO —Bob Lemmings, Iowa’s newr coach, may reap a bonus in hiring Tom Cecchini as one of his defensive assistants. Cecchini has been head coach at Xavier of Cincinnati, but that school has dropped football It is likely a number of Xavier players will transfer to other schools, and some of them may come to Iowa. “That is a possibility,” Commings admitted Friday, “but that’s not the reason I wanted Tom Cecchini on my staff. He is a fine coach. In fact, we had to go right down to the wire to get him. as he had an offer to join the Syracuse staff.” \ny Xavier players transferring lo Iowa would In* eligible immediately. The NCAA permits that in eases where schools drop football. This is what happened when Marquette gave up the sport about 12 years ago. One of the players who left Marquette was Karl Kassulke. the Minnesota Vikings star who was so badly injured in a motorcycle ac cident last summer Karl transferred to Drake, where his coach was Bus Merles, now the Vikings’ offensive backfield coach We asked Bob Commings about a statement he made when lie was campaigning for the Iowa job: That In* was sure a couple of assis taut coaches oil other Big 'Pen staffs would join him at Iowa if he got the job We wondered if the fact Commings was hired on a year-to-year basis discouraged some of the aides.    , “Not at all.” lie replied “There were three Big Ten assistants who are close friends of mine, but it turned out they had good reasons for .staying where they are, and I eertamlv don't blame them, although I would have liked having them on my stall ” The three reportedly were: Dick Moseley of Minnesota, Rudy Hubbard of Ohio State and Jim Grutten of Indiana. Sparky and Tug Make a Pact UPI Telephoto Relief pitchers Sparky Lyle (left) of the New York Yankees and Tug McGraw of the New York Mets made a pact to meet in the deciding game of the 1974 World Series when they were honored by the N.Y. Press Photographers A ssn. Friday night. The Yanks and Met; will rhare Shea stadium !h‘s year and next while Yankee stadium is being remodeled. Knoedel’s 7-1V2 Jump Paces Iowa West Too Much for Prairie 84-63 By Jack Ogden Executive Sports Editor Mississippi \ alley conference leader Iowa City West seemed IOWA (’ITV (AB) — Bill to have the firepower when it Knoedel of the University of \ was needed Saturday night at Iowa cleared 71»2 in the high Prairie as it scored an 84 63 vic-jump for the best jump ever by tory over the Hawks. an Iowa collegian at a track it was something of a preview meet Saturday with Western 0f a f,rsj round district game I Illinois and Northern Illinois. coming up a few weeks from Iowa won IO of the 15.events novv> ;JS the same two clubs arc to take the meet with 8/ points paired in a first round test Western Illinois was second Photo on pone ill) with 45 points and Northern ll jlinois was last with 34. Knoedel’s record jump was I the best for indoor and out I doors, lie broke the record set bv Rick Wanamaker of Drake who had clean'd 7 I Shot: I Jim Jensen, I; J. Rick Mirth, I; J Bob DYwey WI; 4* J'3. Mile; I Jav Sheldon/ I; 2. Don Edit, NI; J. Jim Dochertv. I; 4:15 $ 440 t Gary Krtintk, NI; J Jim Get*. II *0; I. Cran Johnson, I; 2 .John Ma link I, WI 3 Gary Woollord, WI. 6 4 (OOO run: I. T*m Scott, NI; J Jell Hamler, I; J Kim Hiserote, WI; 2 14 5 !    60 highs I Jim Jensen. I; J Mike Fieseler. I; J Gory Woollord, WI, 7 5 Huh lump I Hill Knoedel, I, 2 Bernie Roods. WI J. John Gills, NI 71'j Lone lump I. Joe Robinson, I 2 Bet me Rooms, WI, I, Dave Nielsen, I 22 too run I Dick Eiseniauer, I 2 Dave Laver!, NI, J larry Faas, I I ll* 300 dash I tie. Cran Johnson, I and Z#„e Bradley Vt t J Mark FU* nr ll I I 32 * 880 I Hill Doyle NI 2 Mat vin Olson, l l Jav Sheldon, I I SI 4 Cole vault: I Dave N Arisen, I, 2 Phil Htookt, WI 3 Stephen Stevens, I 14 0 T *10 mile I. Morrison Reid I 2. Jim Wheeler WI 3 Don Ast, WI, 9 Q9 4 Triple lump: I Bernie Boons. WI; 2 John Gilmore, NI, J Dave Nielsen, I 4a 8 Mile ioiay .1 Northern III.; 2 Iowa 3 Western III ; I 19.6 Grif'ey, Rcttenmurd Sign for Cincinnati CINCINNATI (AB* Outfield cis Ken Griffey and Men Ret temmmd. who might be vying for the same position this sea son, have signal their 1974 con (tracts, the Cincinni! Reds an hoi meed Saturday) Rettenmund was acquired In the Reds from Baltimore in De ('ember for pitcher Ross Glims Rev. strategy and began a come- tough to back Brame scored eight backfire straight points late in the second period to cut the lead to 42- 36 It was mostly catchup tor Laverne Brims’ club, however. They trimmed the West lead to 16-ll, 56-51 and. early in the fourth quarter to 62-57. But each time, the sharpshooting Iowa Citv crew came press and it began to “They are a smart team. We gave them that early lead and you just can’t do that. And they got too many easy baskets. I didnt think we would let them do that.” Bruns was pleased with the play of his two tallest performers, Mike Dohnalek and Ev Duffer and he was also Prairie, the East Central Iowa    storming back. All told, West hit    pleased    with    the    performance of leader, fell behind early as the    on 39 ot 73 shots for a fine 53    junior guaid    Randy Myers, game moved in spurts I    percent    effort    from    the    field.    “Mike    and    Hut    went    to    the It was 26 13 at the quarter    “Our press helped us early.”    boards    well,”    admitted    La mark when the Hawks switched    explained Bruns. “But they are    Verne. Dohnalek, Walton Scores 32, UCLA Whips Irish LOS ANGELES ( AP) Big one surprise switch: For the Bill Walton scored 32 points to first time in his 26 year career lead the revenge seeking UCLA at LOLA, he started a fresh-Brums to a 94 75 victory Satur- man Marques Johnson, a 17-dav night over Notre Dame, the year old, responded with 16 only team to beat the Bruins in points three years.    Keith    Wilkes    led    tilt The convincing triumph will in the first half with 18 points, undoubtedly give I (’LA its fa- Walton, hampered bv a back miliar spot at tin* top of the na injury last week, showed no af tional collegiate basketball feels of his ailment and rankings once again,    pumped in ll points in the first Just one week ago at Notre half Dame, the Irish broke I ( LA’s In the first IO minutes of the record 88-game victory string second half, Walton added an with a 71 70 triumph, taking other dozen points even though over the No. I position in The pin.'tug in ton! trouble after a slow start, wound up with eight baskets in 16 shots to lead Prairie with 24 points. He missed his first three shots. Duffer was six for IO from under the basket and led the Hawks in rebounding. High scoring Gary Pegump was off his game. He could con nee! on only six of 20 shots from the field. Little Bands Yoder did a major share of damage for Bruins ^(‘st, mostly off tho (ast break He pumped in 28 points to lead all scorers. In the second half, however, it By (.us Schrader Gazette Sports Writer IOWA CITY Michigan, still bitter about losing the Big Ten s Rose Bowl assignment, almost blew its hopes for a post-season basketball bid here Saturday night. Tin; Wolverines trailed up-jstart Iowa 82-78 with 24 minutes left in an overtime, but then recovered for an 86-84 victory that kept them one jump back of Purdue in the Big Ten •race. “Our press won it for us in the overtime,” beamed Michigan Coach John Orr, who figured in a near-riot here a year ago. “One of our freshmen, Steve Grote, got that three-point play when we were down four points in the overtime. “Then our Joe Johnson stole (the pass from Candy La Prince after the throw-in put us ahead to stay. It was a 5-point play.” Orr referred to (Irote’s short shot with 2 28 to go. He was fouled by Iowa’s Scott Thompson and made the free throw to cut the gap to 82-81. When ICandy got the ball on the throw-in, he was hemmed in by two Wolverines and his deflected pass was taken by Johnson for an easy layup under the bucket. “I was just trying to get the pass into the middle.” said Candy, “when a Michigan man deflected it and it went right to Johnson. But we had plenty of other chances to win this one.” The Hawks didn't start out that way. fndeed. Michigan raced off to a 13-0 lead after 5:47 before Iowa could score. Then the Wolverines fizzled like 'Comet Kohoutek as the Hawks hammered away in a game of catch-up. “Michigan surprised us with that zone defense,” explained Coach Dick Schultz, “and our players stood around and looked at themselves. That made two ends of the court we were standing around, as we weren’t doing anything un offense either. “When we finally did get going, we made the mistake we have made so often — getting impatient. We would cut the gap to three or four points but then let it slip back to nine or IO. “We had a momentary lack of poise in the overtime. The thing that killed us was the three-point play.” Bright sjx)t on both sides was Ned Fegebank, Iowa senior who has not been consistent at hitting shots, lately. He rained in 14 of 22 shots, and never got a set up. And In* never drew a free throw or committed a foul, even though he was guarding Campy Russell, the Big Ten’s top scorer. “Yes, 28 points is tm college career high," Neil said. “It was one of my best shooting nights ever, as I never had to shoot many long shots in high school. “I have guarded Campy before, of course I lust try to make sure he doesn t get that first step on me, because then he’s gone I guess he got most of his (joints late in the game when he’d slick the ball right in my face and make those long shots Russell got only I t points, and ID. Col 2. > ;( ontmue age Associated Bless basketball poll. As a frenzied and partisan crowd of 12,874 at Pauley Pacil-Iion w,itched th*' rematch be tween the nations two top ranking clubs, the Bruins raced to a tit* lead, kept the pressure on the cold shooting Irish throughout surging far ahead midway in the second half. Coach John Wooden pulled U.S. Open Slated For Tulsa in 1977 NEW YORK (AB) The 1977 I S. Open championship will he held at the Southern Hills Coun try (’lull at Tulsa, < )kla , the I S Golf Vssoeialion announced Saturday following its annual meeting No dates were set. was pretty balanced as Roc * it « Ii auh ll g S c ame dowi I the IOWA (84) stretch with f] ive for even, Nml Fegebank FOA 14 32 FT A 0 0 Reb r* 4 0 Ii* 21 mostly from OUI iside, while tin Scott Thompson Jim Collins 2 4 2 8 4 t $ ti 4 8 other \V est s darters took turns John Hairston Candy LaPrinc* 4 8 8 16 OO 8 8 2 7 $ $ 8 24 blunting Bi at ne s ct Dieback t if* Dennis Hakeman Larry Parker (FO 2 6 0 0 2 3 0 7 2 I 0 6 torts N„te Washington 2 I ou 3 J 4 Leon Thomas OO 0 0 0 0 0 Plaine . (63) I.C. w> 34) Archie Mays OO 0-0 0 0 0 DI! ( I t am 7 Fq Ft TP Kl Ft Tp Nutter 6 0 I 12 Mads in 6 2 2 14 Totals 34 *7 16 20 4$ 20 14 Peqump 6 0 0 12 Rawimqs a 3 3 19 Dohnalek 8 J $ 21 Pickens 4 12 9 MICHIGAN IU) Myers 5 4 5 14 Mason * 0 0 12 FOA FTA Reb Pl TP Feye 0 OO 0 Yoder 14 OI 18 Campy Russell 6-17 ll IO 4 14 Rodeo 0 OO 0 Brow n I 0 0 2 Waynan Brill 4 9 OO I $ I Brumes I 04) I Pope 0 OO 0 C J Rupee * 1$ 7 4 IO 4 14 Pleitle 0 OO 0 Skarqstad 0 0 0 0 Joe Johnson 4-7 * I I I 14 tuition I OO 2 Paters 0 0 0 0 Steve Grote 9 17 * Ta • I 4 it Alien 0 0 0 0 Chuck Rogers 7 7 9-1 I 3 4 Ouiqiev 0 OO 0 Lionel Warren H I) I 0 5 Thor »iood 0 OO 0 RIC White OO 0-0 I 0 0 Swail* 0 OI 0 1 earn 6 Totals 22 9 ll *3 T o* a 11 39 6 » 44 totals 33 71 20 30 40 ll 84 P> aine Iowa City West 13 23 26 ll I r 18 to 22 *3 84 Halltime Michigan 12. Iowa 2$. FO net Mich 4* 5 Iowa $0 I, FT pct.: Mich 66 7, Iowa 80 Field goal shooting Pi Jill*    63    *11., 27 made. 43 pit Alit    73    «! 3* mad,’, 53 4 pct Feuls. Prairie 12. Wed ll Turnover*; Mitt* 1$. Iowa 24 OMicials Ari White, Dave Perry, Ken K ulick Attendance: 11,96$ ;