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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - November 23, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                The Cedar Ita'plds Gazette: Sal., Nov. 23, 1974 9 Kennedy Holds Off Prairie; Jeff Wins, Wash Falls, Enright's 27 Pace Cougars By Jack Ogden A young Kennedy squad broke out to a 36-24 halftime lead, stayed in command for a third quarter, and then held off a closing rush by Prairie for a 71-62 basketball win in the opener for both squads Friday at Kennedy. A 3-point play by ailing Handy Myers cut the Cougars' lead to 54-51 with to go, and Terry Feye's free throw trimmed it to one, Cl-60, with just left. But then Craig Enrighl, who hit 27 for the winners, cashed in on a pair, Randy Reinhold drove for another, young Jeff EUenne added one and Steve Schnoebelcn added a basket as Kennedy broke away for the win. "Our inexperience hurt admitted Kennedy Coach Dave Etienne. "We forced some shots early and didn't handle their press as well as we could have. "But I'm sure pleased with what our kids did down the stretch. Even when it got close, they weren't afraid to shoot and everyone came through when we needed it." Etienne was particularly pleased with Enright's play, and impressed with Mike Dohnalek, one of three, return- ing Prairie starters, who led the Hawks with 20. Prairie coach Laverne Bruns was disappointed with the outcome, but pleased with his club's rally. "I was happy about the way we came back after a poor he explained. "Poor shots and missed free throws hurt us in the first half. "But, we showed enough to indicate we can have a pretty fair club if we iron out our mistakes." Bruns disclosed that Myers, who hit a couple of key has- kets in the fourth quarter surge, was handicapped with a sprained ankle. He ended up with 11 points while Feye had 16. Schnoebelen, Reinhold and Etienne were all in double fig- ures for the Cougars. Prairie Mike Dohnalek 12 2-4 26, Randy Myers 5 1-1 II, Terrv Feyo 5 6-12 16. Mark Brunlus 2 u-0 4, Greg Johnson 2 1-3 5, Kennedy cralo Enrighl 13 1-4 27. Steve Schnoebclcn S 4-6 14, Bart Wilson 2 1-3 5, Jeff Etlenno 3 5-6 11, Steve Shurjp 1 2-3 4, Randv Reinhold 5 0-2 10. SCORE BY QUARTERS Prairie 15 9 20 62 Kennedy 16 20 17 71 Fouls: Prairie Dohnalek 1. Myers 3, Feye 5, Brunlus 2, Johnson 4, Rick Hurlbcrl 1. Kennedy Enrlaht 3, Schnoebelen 2, Reinhold 4, Wilson 3. Etienne 1, Shupp 2. Ron Meyer 1, Jim Smllh 1 Enrlght Is Surrounded Kennedy's Craig Enright (42) was hemmed in by Prairie's Terry Feye and his own teammates Friday as he picked off a rebound in the Kennedy- Prairie basketball game at Kennedy. 8 I Cosell Defends Slight f Dip in His Show's Ratings j Defense A Key for J-Hawks By Al Miller Keyed by an excellent first half of defense, Jefferson high opened Its basketball season Friday night with a 76-60 vic- tory over Ottumwa in the Jeff "I was super pleased with that first Jeff Coach Colin Williams said. "I thought we played a half of the besl defense I've seen in three years." Jeff's tenaclty-a dogging man la man defense-add 14 points apiece by Dean Uthoff and Al Selinger keyed a 38-H advantage at Intermission. Time and time again the young Ottumwa team turned (he ball over (11 turnovers in the fist while their accuracy from the- field left much to be desired. While Jeff was connecting on 15 .of 40 field goal attempts, Ottumwa managed only four of 25 in the first 16 minutes. "There was a reason for Williams said of 01- lumwa's poor percentage. "It wasn't jusl poor shooling-we weren't letting them get good shots." The second half was some- thing else. Oltumwa perked up to oulscore Jeff 46-38 and improved its shooting per- centage to a final 28 percenl to Jeff's 39, but the action for the most part was sloppy. Jeff finished with 30 turnovers lo Ollumwa's 29. Both clubs commitled 27 fouls. "Exhaustion and careless- ness hurt us In the second Williams allowed. "Our kids were tired after that first half. They worked awfully hard and that first-half effort won the game for us. "I think their turnovers hurl them more than ours hurl us because we could play defense when we had lo." Ulhoff, the 6-10 junior cen- ter, led all scorers with 24 points. Selinger, a 6-5 senior forward, was close behind with 18 and senior guard Scott Bruzek added 10. Dave Warden was Ollum- wa's best scorer with 12 points. Ottumwa Dave Warden 5 2-6 12, Jim Meeker 1 1-2 3, Al .'.'.Illurd 3 3-J 5 Terry Farrier 2 0-t 4, Jon Ferguson 0 2-2 2, Dove Wilkinson 2 1-1 5, Jim Worm- houdt 0 56 5, Jell Bovcr 1 1-2 3, Ted Jeff Al Sellnocr 5 8-12 18, Terry Earnest 4 1-3 9, Dean Ulhotf B B-ll 24, Randv Jacobson 2 1-2 5, Dave Alberts 3 DohnaSek Scores Prairie's Mike Dohnalek who led the Hawks with 26 points, drove for this basket against Kennedy's Bart Wilson (22) Friday night of Kennedy. Kennedy won in the season's first Metro basketball game. :ott Bruzek 5 0-0 10, Steve Carter -3 B, Si 1 00 2. Halttlme: Jeff 38, Ottumwo 14 Team Fouls: Jeff 27, Ollumwa Fouled Out: Meeker Mat Win To Marion Two successive pins by Marty Carter and Tom Borst powered Marion's wrestling team to a 30-18 victory over LaSalle in the opener for each school at the Lancer gym Fri- day. Mark Moeller also had a fall for the winners at 119 pounds, while LaSalle's Jeff Steffen pinned his opponent at 126. Marion's junior varsity team won 50-11, while the LaSalle sophs took a 27-15 decision. 98: Jlm.Krav, M, dec, Jim Stetfen, 7- 1. 105: Chris Dostal, L. dec. Mike Ford. 4-2. 112: Mark Harlmann, L, dec. John Aries, 4-2. 119: Mike Moeller, M, pinned Terry Kane. 126: Jett Steffen, L, Dinned Jim Sena, 3: IB. 132: Mark alalkflcet, M, dec. John Gearharl, 4-0. 138: Doug Burklc, L, dec. Mark Henderson, 4-2. 145: Steve Anacrcr, L, dec. Troy Homes, 6-0. 155: Marty Carter, M, pinned Dan Melchlor, 167: Tom Borsl, M, pinned Kevin Connev, 185: Tim Buracss, M, dec. Dave Bovlc, 5-4. Hwl: Brian Mohwlnklc, M, dec. Mike Muscl, 3-1. Abandon Project SEATTLE (AP) Donald M. Drake Construction Co., the general contractor for the King County domed stadium, lias abandoned the construc- tion project, County Executive John Spcllman's office con- firmed Friday. The contractor had filed a million claim against the county last month. Drake said the money was for extra costs caused by county-prompted design changes and other delays. The .stadium is to he used for a National Football I-caguc team starting in 1076 and is about two-thirds complete. However, Spellmnn later said that Ihe construction company might (o return to work. By Bob Greene NEW YORK (AP) How-, ard Cosell and the brass at ABC say their Monday night football extravaganzas have slipped slightly in popularity this season but the show, considered a big gamble when it was launched five years ago, still is faring very well. Cosell said the number of viewers had dropped about four percent from last year, the network's best since it started televising the National Football League games. reason is very sim- Cosell said in an inter- view. "We've had tremendous, tremendous competition. And there's a growing apathy in the country for football, as evidenced by the number of empty seats in the stadiums. "CBS threw both barrels at us. They took a hit show, 'Maude', and moved it to Mon- day. Then they also put 'Rhoda', a marvelous new show, opposite us." Outdrawn Ratings sheets for the sea- son show that "Rhoda" has outdrawn Monday night fool- ball nine of 10 weeks, but ABC's football has outdrawn "Maude" half of the nights. "And we've had a terrible Cosell said. "How in Ihe hell could you hope to do as well as we did when you've got a Kansas City, a learn with a 3-6 record, going against a Denver, at Cosell was referring to last Monday's matchup, which had to compete with NBC's show- ing of the second half of "The "We feel the greatest night Monday night football ever had was against 'The God- Cosell NBC claimed thai 70 per- cent of all television sets in use in New York City Monday Western Kentucky night were tuned in to Ihe sec- ond half of the award-winning movie. The NFL game be- tween the Chiefs and the Broncos was watched by 10 percent of the viewers. Wash Girls Win, Fouts Isn 'f Happy Although his Washington high girls had just ripped Du- buquc Senior 60-40 Friday night, Conch Bob Fouls didn't Evert Breezes In Net Tourney TOKYO (AP) Toil-seeded Chris Evert of the United States breezed to an easy triumph Saturday over Shnri Barman of Australia in Ihe first round of the Gunzc World Professional Tennis Tournament. The Miss Kverl, the Wimbledon tennis queen, won the match 6-0, 0-0, al Ihe National Tennis stadium. In another women's first round match, American Rose- mary Casals whipped her compatriot Krisline Kemmer 6-0, 6-0. have many positive things to say. "We lacked intensity, aggresiveness, and the ability to drive for Ihe basket to- Fouts commented. Lisa Hupfer paced Ihe Warrior scoring with 22 and Sue Peterson had 18 while the guard court held Ihe Rams to 15 paints in the second half. Wash will carry a 2-1 record into tonight's test against Davenport West. DUBUQUE-WASH Dubuauc Welsh 1 01 2, O'Brien B 9-11 25, Kerch 7 01 U, Merrill 1 1-5 3. Wnsh Sue Peterson 8 22 IB. Deb FroiiMIn 3610 12, Lisa Hupfer Diane Schaelfcr 3 2 4 fl. Fouls: Dubuquc Welsh 1. O'nrlcn 1. Merrill I. Slrai 3, Piper I, Arlen 2, Itohbletlc 3, Doll 6. Washington l-ronklln 4, tlupler 2, Ann Dale 6, Jenny 6, Nancy Weslcotl 1, Chris Gor- man 2. Fight Results SAN OIF.GO Jimmy Healr, 130, Los Anoelrs, stopped Juan Collodo. 140, Mpxiro Cllv, fl Good Showing But Irv Brodsky, publicist for ABC-TV Sports, said the football game received a "very respectable 26 percent share of the audience national- ly. II was sensational, com- pared to what was expected." Cosell said because of the strong matchups lo be shown on Monday night in the next four weeks, ABC believes it will match last year's record 38 percent share of the audi- ence. He said it has had a 34 percent share thus far this year 30 percent is consi- dered successful and said that means Monday night foot- ball is watched by about 13.5 million households. He said Sunday's NFL games on NBC are watched by fewer than nine million households, slightly more than are tuned in lo CBS games the same day. "We charge for a commercial minute on Mon- day nighl he said. "And we've had no sponsor defections. We have sponsors wailing to buy lime. "We're not competing with 'The Godfather', nor could Cosell said. "But for five years we've beaten Ihe mov- ies. "No one siiid anything when we beat Liz Taylor and 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. No one said anything when we beat Burl Reynolds in 'Shanins'. "Last Monday nighl, against the biggest blockbus- ter of all lime, the most costly movie ever shown on televi- sion, one (hat cost million, we gol 26-plus share of Ihe audience. Thill's an incredible showing. "Monday nighl football will prevail. We've worked a mira- cle Ruled Ineligible NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Ohio Valley Conference has ruled Western Kentucky university ineligible for the 1974-75 OVC basketball championship because of recruiting violations. Western Kentucky, at Bowl- ing Green, has been a tradi- tional powerhouse in the eight- team league. OVC Commissioner Art Guepe said Weslern Kentucky will not be eligible lo partici- pate in the conference's sea- son-ending tournament which will decide who will represent (he OVC in the NCAA tourna- ment. Guepe said the penalty stems from Western Kentuc- ky's NCAA probation. Western was reprimanded, censored and placed on proba- tion by the NCAA Jan. 10, 1972, after the school was accused of breaking NCAA rules. Kerfzman Credits Caddy for Golf Tie APOPKA, Fla. (AP) Karolyn Kcrtzman says her caddy deserves much of Ihe credit for her share of Ihe opening round lead in the 000 Lady Errol Classic. "His name is Bob Prange and he helped me read (he putts so well that it gave me Miss Kcrtzman said Friday after she tied vet- eran Mary Mills, each with Ihree-under-par (ills. "This was my best opening round ever." Miss Kertzman, 23, of Santee, Calif., was the early clubhouse leader after nines of 114-35, vaulting to the front wilh birdies on the first three holes on the Arrow h'.state Country Club course. She was four under until a pulling lapse cost her bogeys on Ihe seventh and eighth holes. She had one back-nine birdie. By Steve Allspach Linn-Mar girls basketball coach Bob Stephens is happi- est when-1. His forwards provide balanced scoring, and 2. His learn utilizes its fine overall speed. So Stephens was one happy fella Friday nighl after that balanced scoring and speed helped dispose of Jefferson, 72-44, in Ihe Linn-Mar gym. "We aren't a big team, he explained after his team won its third game against one set- back. "Therefore, we've got lo rely on hustle and our for- wards' abilities to find the open girl. Vito's Mind Keys Upset NEW YORK (AP) If at- titude means anything, Vito Antuofcrmn is going to be a big winner in the fight game. "Before 1 went into the ring I had him beaten already in my the 22-year-old Italian middleweight said Fri- day night afler scoring the biggest victory of his career a unanimous 10-round deci- sion over Kmilc Griffith al Madison Square Garden. Anluofmiio's confidence he is not a cocky young man got a big boost and so did his reputation in boating Km- ile Griffith in the Garden. Griffith, who claims to bo 35, is a former three-time welterweight champion and two-time middleweight king. lie heat highly ranked Bniny Briscoe in his previous fight and ho is a "Garden having won 24 of 27 matches in the famed arena before Fri- day night crowds. "We were able to get off to a quick start, but Jefferson is an eager team, although they probably made too many turn- overs to really make a strong comeback." Linn-Mar did get out of the gate in a hurry, galloping to a lead at the end of the first quarter. Cheryl Luiken and Julie Brockschink contributed 15 points to that early upris- ing. Brockschink finished with 20 points, including ten from the free throw line, to pace Linn-Mar. Peggy Burke, who didn't start, came off the bench to collect 19. Luiken finished with 12 points and Rowannc Julich had 16. Erin Shanahan led Jeff with 18 and Cindy Williamson came off the bench to hit 11. Jeff is now 0-3. Jefferson Erin Shanahan 5 8 17 18; Robin Smlttkamp 0 2-3 2; Diane t.lwonoer 2 0-3 4; Cindy Williamson 5 1-2 11; Debbie Buchheim 3 3-7 9; Jeri Latler 0 0-1 0. Linn-Mar Julie Brockschink 5 10 12 20; Rowannc Julich 7 2-7 16; Cheryl Luiken 5 2-2 12; Peoov Burke 8 3-13 19; Undo Anderson 1 1-2 3; Anno Zlnoulo 1 00 2. SCORE BY QUARTERS Warriors Foul Out 3 Players DES MOINES-Ccdar Rap- ids Washington, behind 35-33 at halftime, was held to 15 second-half points by DCS Moines Hoover as the War- riors dropped their first game of Ihe season 55-48 here Fri- day night. The Warriors started slow and got behind by 30-17 at one point in the second quarter when Craig Roalson and Curt Milroy got into foul problems. Roalson, Milroy and Pete Seyfer ultimately fouled out but Roalson and Milroy had four fouls by intermission. "We had trouble reacting to Hoover's quick, changing defense and that got us into foul commented Warrkir coach Don King. "I was very pleased with the board work of Darrell Hobbs and with the overall play of Bob praised King. King led the Wash scoring with 18 points while Hobbs contibuted 12 and 20 rebounds. Randy Sparland paced all scorers for Hoover with 21 while Dave Gibson and Guy Imhoff had 12 each. Wash Curt Mllrov 0 2-2 2, Bob King 6 6-10, 18 Darrell Hobbs 5 2-6 12, Pete Sevfcr 2 0-1 4, Craig Roalson 1 0-0 Frank Flesler 1 1. 2 3. Randv SDarlond 7 7-10 21, Crolo Rltz 1 2-5 5, Dove Gibson 3 6-12 12, Guv [m- hoff 3 2-2 8, Mark Sourklond 1 0-0 2, Brent Klmble 0 2-2 2, John Martin 1 0-0 SCORE BY QUARTERS Wash 12 21 6 48 D. M. Hoover 22 13 12 55 Fouls: Wash Hobbs 3, Roalson 5, Mllrnv 5, King 3, Drown 3, Schmidt 2, Stewor! 2, Sevfer 5. Hoover: Imhotl 4, Gibby 3, R. Sparland 3, Ritz 4, Flesler 5. Adel Star Elder Injures Back Disc ADEL (DPI) Adel high school basketball star Joyce Elder, injured in a game Nov. 15, has been sidelined indefi- nitely. Miss Elder was t injured when she went up for a layup in her team's 100-42 victory over Waukee and was knocked to the floor when she was fouled. Arid Coach Larry Niemeyer said she suffered disc prob- lems in her back and has boon in traction since Monday. "I don't know how long she'll be he said. "The doctors said that it could be a disc problem, but when I was 1 up there last night, they said she has improved 100 per- cent." Miss Elder led Adel to a second-place finish in last year's girls state tournament. Denmark Champion Hangs Up Gloves COPENHAGEN (AP) Tom Bogs, former European middleweight and heavy- weight champion and proba- bly Denmark's greatest pro- fessional fighter ever, is hang- ing up the gloves for good. Bogs formally announced his decision Saturday follow- ing a humiliating 10-round defeat last Thursday to American light heavyweight Tom Bethea, who floored the big Dane twice. It was Bogs' 30th birthday, his 90th professional bout and, as it turned out, the end of his long boxing career. Jefferson 6 11 20 17 It 16- 16 72 ntittknmp 5, Elwonoer 3, Kathv cimobell 6. Mary Sylvester 5, Carol anunerman 2. Chris Bourek 2, Buch- elm 1, DcAnn Arnold I. Llnn-Mor Brockschink 2. Julich 2. uiken 3. Chris LeClcre 4, Pot Gress 6, ulie Cdllerson 3. Burke -I, Lori Mercll Will Withdraw SALEM, Vii. (AP) Roanoke College says it plans to withdraw from Ihe Mason- Dixon Conference at the end of Ibis academic year. DES MOINES (AP) Here Is how Ihe Top 20 Iowa high school girls bosket- ball teoms, as rated by Mike Henderson ot the Iowa Girls High School Athlollc Union, tared Friday night. Records In parentheses: 1. Manilla not scheduled. 2. Mcdlopolis not scheduled. 3. Maolelon Maple Volley (3-0) defeat- ed Whltlno. 92-38. 4. Runnels-Southeast Polk de- feated Ankenv, 64-63. 5. Audubon (50) defeated Scronton, 88-56. 6. Hampton not scheduled I. Garnovlllo not scheduled 8. Woodbine (301 delcalcd Logon- Mogmlla, 87-13. 9. Mavnord West Central not scheduled. 10. Lake View-Auburn (30) defeated Denlson. 91-31. II. Von Home Bcnton (30) deleolcd Victor HLV. 53-38. 12. Adel (3-0) deleatcd Oonduront- Forrar. 55-34 13. Charlton not scheduled. 14. Inwood West Lvori not scheduled. Apllnuton not scheduled 16. Morion not scheduled. Montenimo not scheduled. 18 Hartley not scheduled. 19. Knoxvllle (3-1) defeated Wlnterscl. 8076. 20. State Center West Marshall (2 It, not scheduled. IN A HIGH YIELD INVESTMENT? Dial 363-8563   

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