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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - July 29, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                Psychology by Rompf Works ihr Odar Ka phis Gazette: Mon., July i3 Tops Nagel To Win I st Iowa Open By Steve Allspach Hill Kompf insisted it wasn't a .Muhammad Ali nloy. Nor was he upstaging Jeanne Dixon. So, except for one hitch, he called his win over Bruce Xagel in the men's singles final of the Iowa Open tennis tourney Sun- day, perfectly. The Des Moines man. seeded number one and a three-time second-place finisher here pre- viously, had flat out predicted 'Is on page i Saturday he would whip .Nagel and admitted Sunday it was a psychological move. Anything you say to an op- p o n e n t is psychological, explained the Stan- ford graduate. "The impor- tant thing is playing the next day. You know the caliber of your opponent, so sooner or later you've got to play tennis." For the first 45 minutes of the match. Rompf may have un- derestimated Nagel's caliber. The number one player for the U. of Iowa's tennis squad this spring and son of former Hawkeye football coach. Ray Nagel, could do little wrong in cruising to an easy 6-1 win in the first set. "Everything was working smoothly, but then I let ad- mitted Bruce, who eventually succumbed 6-2 6-0 in the final two sets. Red Peppers Srhradvr beef hi Minnesota Twins' Hod Carcw had aflu IK Ml S n b i CD ill n I i' i i i ri n in KG i u 1 1 i in d i i n 110 i' 1 1 i i 1) d illi i tin li II t 111 I I Ml uf I Oil! i II I What's more. Can-w VYANTKI) 111 it unusual fur tup stars in this conte.-.t, as 11 si uf them uam to skip it Like tin- White Sox' Allen, v.h.u arrivi-d and left early. Or like White Sux catcher Kd llt-rr- mann. who nnnmmci'd he y.asn'i to attend alter being selected. Ill really bush thing about the reluctant si us i ibal the All-Mar game proceeds go to tin pi i. -er.s' pension fund. What kind of per- soii is it ho is too important to play in f, mi' that benefits him and his family'.' missed it. Henry, as we carried n tin on luv.a Shrine high .school all-star Bailie tickets in a stnrv last week I ht osi S'! and you write "lov. a Shrin1- I'D 1 125 Fif'h street Slv Cedar Rapids." The i n will be at p.m. Saturday. Aug. 111. in Drake stadium. DCS Moines. he cnrn-nt issue of Spurt Illustrated r- a twu-piiL'e article nn "Tht- l-'liji Tii.v !o a tin O r Rompf and Nagel Exchange Shah Bill Rompf of Des Moines, defeated Bruce Nagel, shown making a hustling reiurn shot, in the men's singles final in the Iowa Open Tennis tourney Sunday at Memorial Tennis Center in Cedar Rapids. Rompf, who won the title for the first time, topped Nagel, 1-6, 6-2, 6-0. Forzano Replaces BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich.jtown and a serious loss to our (AP) The Detroit Lions Thomas said, iday named offensive backfieldi. McCafferty, a 25-year coach- and starting going in on softer lamented the soft- spoken Nagel. "I was sur- prised that 1 took the first set so easily, but I lost my aggressiveness after that." Rompf, rankled somewhat by; ing veteran, was an end at Ohio 'IState in 1941 and 1942 under late Don McCafferty Brown, now coach of the i'head coach of the National'Cincinnati Bengals. After three 'years in the Army McCafferty with the New Football League team. Forzano. 45, a native of Ak- iYork Giants, ron. Ohio, was head coach at i The former Kent State assist what he described as a "rudej agreed. "Bruce is more consistent than he intoned. "But today he played more aggres- sively than I have ever seen-him before." "The crowd seemed rude be- cause they applauded every shot Bruce made, but I under- Navy from 1969 to 1972. ant coached under Weeb Ew- stand that after some of the jsciousness and died a few hours things I said this week." .jlater at a Pontiac hospital. j Striking Lions veterans, gath- ered at a hotel -across the McCafferty, hired in January I bank and Don Simla at Balti- 1973 to boost the sagging [or-j more from 1959 through 1969. tunes of the Lions, collapsed jHe over the head job in while working in his yard wnen ,tne Colls Foslcd ;m ing the morning. Despite almost immediate aid from a neighboring doctor, the 53-year-old former Baltimore coach never regained con- 11-2-1 record and won the Super IBowl against Dallas. In 1971 Confu r theitlley lost tile ence title ga "My earlier predictions tinged of arrogance, and that probably didn't win any friends. But there's a dif- ference between arrogance and confidence and I just felt I would win." Nagel also got into the pre- dicting act after the singles when he confidently announced McCafferty .record street, canceled their meeting] ve, when they learned of the dy. McCafferty. who captain andj player representative Ed Flanagan called "a players' had no record of heart trouble. Thomas said the coach passed his physical in May game. Five games into the 1972 sea- son he was fired. At Detroit the 6-foot-5, 250-pounder replaced Joe Schmidt, who resigned. Greenwood, former C.R. Kennedy star, is named to the "all-sophomore" team for the coming Big Fight conference season. He will be a .soph center or offensive guard at Iowa State. Dave red-shirted last year. His brother. Don. a senior, will be the No. 1 tight end. Three other ISU sophs tall where frosh last year) also made the team: Running back Mike Tyson, defensive back Jerry Jakisch and defensive tackle Ron McFarland. On the Big Eight pre-season all-star team, halfback Mike Strachan and defensive back Barry'Hill were selected. The magazine's cover carries an action picture of Strachan running again- st Oklahoma. O O O is one awesome football team in the Big says Iowa State coach Earle Bruce. "The others can be had. That big surprise element for Nebraska (the big play) may be gone. We start at Texas too much worried about that now." 'The Lions and all of football will sorely miss said team owner William Clay Ford. NFL Commissioner Pete Ro- zelle said: "There probably never was a coach who had a closer relationship with his players." Brown said: "He was a man ho kept everything inside him and always tried to keep an en temperament. 1 think it all, caught up v; i t h him. Don j was a fine coach and credit to; r inconsistcnt play, the Cedarirising that made the final count1 grounder to short, both college and pro football, i i T..-..-.____ Tom Kcker. athle' Hapids s-hooN Reid credits H  singles and Jack Siiverman of Des Moines and Ken Donelson, 1'alsy's fa- Iher. learned lo win Ibe Over-15 doubles. The John Van Deesl Memorial Sportsmanship trophy was awarded lo Nagel, emblematic of hi.4 "sportsmanship in Ibis tournament and oilier Iowa Opens." 86. which Nichols serves as pro "Kvery pro out here will tell you thai you win nol when ChdllengSS jyou're playing your best but .'when vuu're scoring besl." he Nichols, 38. was challenged al j one lime or another by Nicklaus. Trevino, Beffer l-'loyd and Hen Crenshaw he-' fore he settled thc issue with a: string nf three consecutive ve es starling on thc 12lh hole. "If you're pulling gnod, good Krom then on it was a fight lhil'Ks K01'-1' "''Khl 'or second. .John Schlee and HirmiKh your whole game." Larry Zieglcr eventually tied for IJial position wilh 27-1 Inlals. He couldn't have pulled much belter. He one-pulled limes on the last nine Schlee birdied the final hnle for twice for bogey. He made five a par-matching 70 in ihe warm.'in the knee-knocking Ihree-fool Peggy Brcndcn range. 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