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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - December 8, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                Vikings Win; Staubach Guides Dallas The Cedar KiipUs Gmttie: SUB., Dec. 8, IS74 Rest Fran, Still Top Atlanta By Brent KallesUd Minn. (AP) Running buck Dave Osborn scored on runs of 10 and three yards to lead the playoff-bound Minnesota Vikings to a 23-10 National Football League victory over Atlanta Saturday. Osborn, 10-year veteran from Cando, N. D., who says he thrives on cold weather, pounded out 93 yards in 23 carries and caught six passes for 39 yards in the nationally- televised contest played in near-freezing weather. Minnesota, 9-4, and the Cen- tral Division champion in the National Conference, moved to a 7-0 lead late in the first period when Osborn burst through four Atlanta lacklcrs to score from the 10-yard line. 64 Yards On the following kickoff, Atlanta, 2-11, drove 64 yards in eight plays, tying the score when Art Malone went over left tackle from the one. Minnesota grabbed the lead for good in the second quarter Statistics First downs Rushes-vords Passing vords Return vords Punts Fumbles-lost Penalties-yards Falcons Vlkines 15 18 28-116 42-148 75 104 13 122 11-25-2 U22-1 7-40 5-37 1-0 JOHNNY MILLER GOLF School and Tour And. 75 Mlisrt Own, join Johnny Millar, SI. Andrtws and Dundie Golf School and Tout, July 1-25, for High Sdtool and College ilwknts. Trip! lo Edin- burgh, London, and Madrid, Spain incl. For Info cont. lob SMolpfi, IM-Wth F1., DCS MohiM, lo. Roger Hits 3 Scoring Passes By Uenne II. Freeman DALLAS (AP) Quarter- back Roger Staubach shook off the boo-birds and rlflud three touchdown passes Saturday lo keep the Dallas Cowboys' Na- tional Football League playoff hopes flickering with a 41-17 victory over Ihe Cleveland Browns. Dallas is now 8-5 with long- shot hopes al a National Con- ference wild-card berth. The Cowboys' only chance is to de- feat Oakland next Saturday and hope that the Washington Red- skins drop their final two games, Monday night against Los Angeles and next Sunday against Chicago. Bad Record The loss dropped Cleveland's record to 4-9, the worst in the club's storied football history and only the second time they have ever finished below .500. It also assured them of a last- place finish their first ever in the American Conference Central Division. Staubach, booed after he failed to move Dallas on its MS 2-10 SCORE BY QUARTERS Atlanta 070 Minnesota 7 3 4 7-23 INDIVIDUAL SCORING Mlnn-Osborn 10 run (Cox kick) 1 run (Mike-Mayer kick) Mlnn-FG Cox 21 foreman Hauls fn WlroDhoto Minnesota's Chuck Foreman leaped high for a 12-yard pass from Bob Berry Saturday at Bloomington, Minn. The Vikings defeated Atlanta in an NFL football game. 10 oass trom Berrv (Cox kick) INDIVIDUAL LEADERS R U S H 1 N Molone 10-54, Hampton 15-54. Minnesota, Osborn 24-96, Morlnoro 11-43. RECEIVING-Atlanta, Burrow, 3-50, Kendrlck 3-18, J. Mitchell. 2-30, Malone 2- 14. Minnesota, Osborn 6-39, Foreman 2-18, Marlnaro 2-13. B. Brown 2-14. McQullken 11-25-2, 125 yards. Minnesota, Berrv 14-22-1, 114. on Fred Cox's 21-yard field goal. The Vikings moved-tu a lfi-7 lead in the third period when Osborn went over right tackle for three yards and a touch- down, capping a 60-yard drive in 13 plays. Cox's attempted extra point was blocked. 'Atlanta's Nick Mike-Mayer kicked a 37-yard field goal and Viking tight end Stu Volght caught a 10-yard pass from quarterback Bob Berry to complete the scoring in the fourth quarter. Four Sacks Kim McQuilkcn, a rookie quarterback out of Lehigh, was sacked four times for 50 yards in his first regular-season start for the Falcons. He also had two passes intercepted while completing 11 of 25 attempts for 125 yards. Minnesota's All-Pro tackle, Alan Page, caught the young quarterback twice. Berry, who spent five years as Atlanta's regular quarter- back before coming to Minnesota last year, completed 14 of 22 passes for 114 yards and one touchdown in his first start this year. Atlanta, plagued by mistakes all afternoon, was penalized three limes in the first half for haviing linemen downfield too early on punts. In all, the Fal- cons were penalized nine limes for 65 yards. A pass from Berry to Ed Marinaro covering 14 yards was Ihe big play in a 31-yard Minnesota drive selling up Cox's field goal. Osborn carried eighl limes in the march thai preceded his three-yard touchdown run. Mike-Mayer's field goal cut the Minnesota lead to 16-10 midway Ihrough Ihe fourlh quarler. However, Berry gol Minnesota another touchdown with lo play, climaxing a 58-yard drive with the 10 yard pass to Voigt. Highlighting lhal drive was a leaping calch by Vikings, wide receiver Jim Lash al Ihe Atlanta 111. Chuck Foreman, Minneso- ta's leading rusher, left the game in the first half with an injury just below the righl knee. Before leaving, Foreman caught two passes lo sel a Minnesota team record of 53 receptions in a single season. Wash Cold as Wahlert Scores a 60-54 Victory By Mark Dukes Dubuqne Wahlert, relying upon a deliberate offense, held off a strong fourth-quarter challenge by cold shooting Washington high lo win ils third game of Ihe year 00-54 al Wash Saturday. Wash, now 2-2 in all games, was behind by as much as 11 'points in the first quarter but battled back to knot Ihe score al 31 al intermission. Wash finished (he encounter with a 30.7 percent field goal efficiency and it was that low rate of accuracy which ham- pered the Warriors at the finish. The Warriors got numerous high percentage shots (S-lll feel) in Ihe lasl Iwo minutes bill couldn't pul ihe ball in the basket Wahlert held Ihe lead Ihrougliout Ihe fourlh quarler until Curl Milroy's corner shot lied il al 54. Bui. a basket by D.M. Team Ends Wash Swim String DCS Moines Roosevelt scored a major upsel in Iowa high school swimming Saturday by defeating Washington high 97-75 in the Wash pool. Wash, which has won II stale championships in a row, cap- lured six events-to five for Ihe Riders. The difference was in Ihe relays, as Roosevelt won both Ihe 2110-yard medley and Ihe 400 free. 200 med. rel. Roos., I-.49.92; 200 tree Phil Lenien, W, 1-.51.B; 200 I.M Dovld Evert, R, 2.09.8; 50 tree Jetf Henry. W, :22.9; diving Randv Ablemon. W. 244.5 pis.; 100 tlv Jim Hotlman, R. :59.9: 100 tree Jett Henrv. W, :51.3; 500 tree Lcnien. 5.17.2; 100 back Wash Tom Lucas, W. :59.2; 100 breast Barlcl, R. 1.04.7; 400 tree rel Roos., Marion Girls Up Mark to 8-1 Marion's girls basketball team raised its record to 8-1 Saturday night with a 62-45 win over Independence. Marion, which led by no less lhan 10 points after intermis- sion when il was 33-24, was paced by -Darlene Collins' 26 poinls and Kim Skilllng's 22. Calhy Smith hit 20 for Indee. Indee Laurie Wilson 14, Cathv Smith 20, Deb Cornwall 9, Jane Wilson 2 Morion Dorlcne Collins 26, Kim Skilllno 22, Karen Williamson 13, Beth Mork Hall: Marion 33, Indee 24 Fouls; Indcc 20, Marion 20 Wash's winners included Phil Lenzen in the 200 and 5011 frees, Jeff Henry in the 50 and 1011 frees, Randy Albleman in diving and Tom Lucas in Ihe 1110-yard backstroke. Jeff Girls Fall, 46-34 DUBUQUE-Ccdar Rapids Jefferson's girls lost a 46-34 cage till lo Dubuquc Senior here Salurday night. Mary Welsh of Senior led all scorers wilh 17 poinls. Jeff was paced by Diane Elwohger and Erin Shanahan with 14 and 12, respectively. Jeff's record dropped lo (1-7 with the defeat. Jetf Erin Shanahan 4 4-8 12, Robin SmiltkomD 4 0-1 8. Diane Elwongcr 6 2-4 Dubuaue Senior Laura Merrill 7 0-0 14, Teresa O'Brien 3 9-13 15, Marv Welsh 8 1-2 17. Hall: Senior 19, Jolt 18. Fouls: 3, SmlttkomD 1, Kathv Comobell 2. Chris Bouzek 5, Lvndo Clark I. Merrill 4, Welsh 5, Erin McGrono 4, Kav Arlen 3. Top Coach NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) Barry Switzer of top-ranked Oklahoma University was named coach of the year Mon- day by the Waller Camp Fool- ball Foundation. Terry Kane, two pressure free throws by Dan Burbach and a laynp by Mike Lakcman put the icing on Ihe Warrior loss. Unofficially, Wash commit- ted only five turnovers hut il attempted 05 shots and only made 211 of them. Wahlerl shol 511 percent, hilling 25 of 50 sliols. Terry Kane and Jerry Wiederhold paced Wahlerl wilh 14 each but Dan Burbach and Mike Lakeman were alsn in double figures wilh 12 and 111, respectively. Darrcll Ilobbs paced Wash with 15, Curt Milroy pumped in 14 and Craig Roalson canned 11. Wohlert Grefl Burboch 6 0-1 12, Don Burboch 2 4-4 8, Terry Kone 6 2-3 15, Mike Lakcman 50-1 10, Jerrv Wiederhold 6 4-4 16, Wash Bob King 3 0-0 6. Dorrcll Hobbs 6 3-4 15, Craig Roalson 4 3-4 11, Post Out in Front by One MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Sandra Post shot a two-undcr-par 70 for a 144 and a one-stroke lead going into Sunday's final round of Ihe 54- hole Far Easl Golf Tourna- menl. Miss Posl, a Canadian whojs a regular on the United States pro tour, birdied four of the lasl nine holes Salurday for an edge on Marlene Hagge and Dianne Ferguson, who each had 73-145. Statistics First downs Rushes vords Posslno vords Return vards Passes Punts Fumblcs-lost Penalties-Yards owns Cowboys 19 25 27.87 46-248 SCORE BY QUARTERS INDIVIDUAL SCORING 35 pass trom Stauboch (Herrcro kick) 43 Pass from Slouboch (Hcrrero kick) 4 pass trom Phlpos (Cockrotl kick) Herrero 39 Cockrott 28 Herrero 19 Brown 12 run (Cockrott kick) 3 run (Hcrrcra kick) 42 pass trom slauboch (Herrera kick) I run (Herrero second possession in the nation- ally televised game, silenced his. critics with successive bombs of 35 and 43 yards to Golden Richards in a 68-second span of the first quarter. 11 gave Dallas a 14-0 lead and Ihe Cowboys never Irailed. Bolh times Richards worked his way inlo Ihe clear behind Cleveland's defensive back Van Green. Finishes Knocked mil of the Washing- ton game last Thanksgiving and replaced by rookie Clint Longlcy, who led Dallas to a story-book victory, Staubach finished his work wilh a 42-yard scoring pass lo light end Billy Joe DuPree in Dallas' 21-poinl Ihird period. Mike Phipps, making his firsl slarl in six games as the Cleve- land quarterback, narrowed the deficit lo 14-7 with a four-yard touchdown pass to Steve Hold- en. Dallas led 20-10 al halftime after field goals of 39 and 19 yards by Efren Herrera. Ken Brown bolted 12 yards for a Cleveland touchdown thai cut the gap to three points be- fore the Dallas landslide in the third quarter, which also saw Walt Garrison score on runs of one and three yards. It was Ihe most poinls scored by the Cowboys' offensive ma- chine this year and it was their seventh victory in their lasl eighl games. Dallas has made it into a record eight con- secutive NFL playoffs. Staubach, who has had a tar- nished season wilh numerous interceptions and sacks, was on targel 14 of 24 times for 230 yards. CoeTips Penn by 2 Points OSKALOOSA The Coe basketball team broke even for the week in challenging the defending champions of the Iowa Conference when the Kohawks defeated William I'enn, 56-54, here Saturday night. Cue overcame an early game deficit to lead most of the way with Guard Don Stevenson ic- ing the game on a pair of free throws with seven seconds remaining. The Kohawks, whose only loss in five outings was to Wartburg earlier in the week, fell behind by six points in the early going. But Coach Don Tune's crew finally edged into (he lead at 13-12. They stretched it to 33-27 at halftime for the biggest lead either club had all night. William I'cnn, which has been tabbed as a favorite in (he Iowa conference race, pulled to 54-52 before Stevenson was fouled. With seven seconds showing, Stevenson plunked in two free throws to make it 56-52. Playing to avoid any last minute foul debacle, the Kohawks stood by as Penn's Joe Gebhardt dribbled in for a field goal as the game ended. Stevenson and Garland Smith, the team's co-captain, paced the Kohawks with 14 games apiece. Jack Amble led William Penn with 13. Wartburg and William Penn shared the Iowa loop title last year. Coe, 3-11 in the Midwest Conference, ranks as one of that league's challengers this year. COE Andrescn 0 2-2 2, Bruce 2 5-6 9. Cooper 10-1 8. Kllov 1 1-3 3, Olloson 3 0-0 6, Smith 6 2-3 14, Stevenson 6 2-6 14. PENN Gebhardl 4 1-29, Holmon I 2-2 4, Amble 6 1-2 13, Boumbough 1 0-1 2, Laird 1 0-0 1. Groves 3 0-0 0, Quish 2 0-0 4. Brondlnor 3 0-0 6, Sleelc 0 0-0 0, Woancr 3 2-28. Holt: Coc 33, Penn 27 Fouls: Coo 14, Penn 22. 1 Fouled Out: Waoner. UNI Falls By 101-72 KALAMAXOO, Mich.- The University of Northern Iowa dropped a 101-72 basketball decision to Western Michigan in a non-conference contest Saturday. UNI held an early 18-17 lead and played even-up ball with the homo team until late in the first half, when a Western Michigan burst gave the hosts a 52-33 halftime advantage. Paul Griffin scored 19 points for Western Michigan, and teammate Tom Cutler added 18. Joe Ferguson paced UPI with 19, while Greg Goodman had 12 for the Panthers. The victory gave Western Michigan a 3-0 mark, while Northern Iowa dropped In l-i. UNI Mark Welsh 2 0-0 4, Bill Runchov 2 o-o 4, Randy Podhaskl 2 0-0 4, Joe Ferguson 7 5-5 19, Grco Goodman -I 4-5 12. Bill Bornhouse 3 2-2 8, NIc Classick I 0-0 2, Jim Dovls 3 12 7, Douo Johnson 3 4-4 10, Rcggc Bullcr 1 0-0 2, Western Michigan Paul Grlttln 8 3-3 19, Jelt Tvson 50-0 10, Tom Cutter 74-5 18. Jim Kurzcn 3 4-4 10, Jlmmle Horvev 6 3-3 15, Dole DeBruIn 6 1-2 13, S L Soles 3 0-0 6, Bovd Brcecc 3 0-0 6, Mark Throoo 2 0-0 4, Kevin McSkimmlng 00-10 Hall'. West. Michigan 52, ONI 33 Team Fouls: UNI 17, West. Michigan 21 Fouled Oul: none McKiniey and Taft Top 8th Swimming McKlnlcy trounced Harding 82-53 and Taft edged Franklin 69-62 in eighth grade swim- ming Saturday. Double winners included: Williams, M; Nelson, M; Rig- gie, M; Coschln, F; Davis, F; Slamals, F. Jv Jeff Matmen Rout Lisbon Iowa Electric Welding Custom Job Shop For All Size Trucks Welding Leaf Spring Sizes in Stock Wheel Balancing Truck Frame and Alignment Service Serving ftapfdi For Over 40 229 K Ave. NW (lUar) Phone 362-8627 OLYMPUS 35 ECR THE QUALITY 35 MM COMPACT CAMERA Relive this Christmas Day again and again with the OLYMPUS 35 ECR-world's smallest electronic 35mm camera with rangofindcr focusing. Fully automatic operation and fast f2.8 lens gives you perfect pictures. even in dim lightl And the flash is automatic, too! A PERFECT GIFT this Special Price A Great Chrismas Gift 'idea gift kit in- cludes camera, batter- ies, wrist strap and case UuOw hrtmtt Fr.. 215-217 DOWSTAIRS THIRD AVE. S.E. 115 95 STORE HOURS By Sieve Allspach The battle of wrestling titans lurried inlo a runaway? Thai was obvious query after Cedar Rapids Jefferson's two-lime defending class AAA champions steamrollered Lis- bon's Iwo-time defending class A champs in the Jeff gym Saturday night But Ihe obvious was certainly not true for Hie classic matchup that was formulated by Lisbon's Al Baxter and Jeff's Bill McNeil early in the fall turned out to be one heck of a struggle. McNeil, the 1973 Coach-of- Ihc-Year in prep wrestling ranks, quickly pointed thai out afterward. "No sighed the Jeff boss, "Ihe score was in no way an indication of the wrestling nut Ihere tonight. "Lisbon has a greal learn and they're as aggressive a team as we'll face. They never quit." Iowa Loses Swim to UNI DECORAH-The U. of Iowa captured 10 events to Northern Iowa's three, but UNI scored five more poinls to win Ihe second annual women's swim inivilalional al Lulher college Salurday. UNI had 95 poinls, Iowa 90, Grinnell 81, Lulher 07 and Auguslana (Rock Island) 20. Eighl pool records were cs- lablished and five women took a pair of events each. They were Iowa's Sara Eichor, Nancy MacMorris, Janel Gun- derson and Edith Scig and UNI's Kari Shanahan. 200 mod. rel.: 1. Iowa; 2. ONI; 3. Gr pool record 200tree: 1. Shonahan, UNI; 2 Forsvttle, G: 3, Lorsen, L; pool record 100 I.M.: 1. Wilson, UNI; 2. Kennov, G; 3, Torvlk, L; 100 back: I. MacMorris. I; 2. Foss, UNI; 3. Torvlk; 1 14.6 50 breast: 1. Solo, I; 2. Wlachala, G; 3 Johnson, L; -.35.85 50 Iroc: I. Elcher, I; 2. Huntoon, G; 3, Chlnmon, G; :27. oool record 100 tlv: 1. Eichor; 2. Munoz, G; 3. LeBean, UNI; pool record 100tree: 1. Gunderson, I; 2. Huntoon; 3. Chipmon; -.59.5, pool record 1 m. diving: 1. Rltsctiel, I; 2. Burlord, I: 3. Slrub, UNIi 149 pis. 100 breast: I. Seig; 2. LoBoan; 3 Mochalo; I -.20.6 400 tree; 1 Shonahan; 2. Forsvlhc; 3 Ethlnglon, UNI; 5: 17.5. pool record 50 bock: I. MacMorris; 2 Foss; 3 Whllaker, UNI; -.34, pool record 50 llv: I. Gunderson; 2. Munoz; 3. Hoover, G; :27.6. oool record 200 tree rel.: 1. Loth.; 2. UNI; 3. UNI; Franklin, McKiniey Win Swim Meets Franklin swamped Taft 79-44 and McKiniey nipped Harding 71-63 In seventh grade swim- ming Salurday. Double winners included: Wolfe, M; Riggie, M; Land, M; Ginsberg, M; Gholson, M; Gonder, F; Lcnzcn, F; LeBuhn, F; Zimmerman, F; Colouhan, F; Ferenick, F; Matthews, F. And Baxter, the 1974 Coach- of-lhe-Year In prep..mat circles, was equally impressed with the talented J-Huwks. "I'm extremely proud of the way my kids performed and although we're disappointed we couldn't have made It much closer, you've got lo realize we faced a powerful team. "This kind of competition is Ihe best around and even though some of our guys lost, (hey wrestled well. It's'got lo help Iheir confidence. Lisbon jumped into an early 3-0 when freshmen Jim Lord decisioned Kevin Mason bul Jeff's Tom Chaman then surprised Chuck LeGrand, a stale runnerup last year, al 105. Bul then il was nip and tuck, even (hough Lisbon's only poinls came on Brian Stoneking's win over Jim Gallagher, until Bob Moody gol a pin for Jeff at 120. Then the J-Hawks superior strength in the upper weights started to be felt, as Jim Comcid and Tom Sadler put back to back pins together at 145 and 155. Comreid used a punishing Olympic headlock to flallen Tim Bennell al 145 and Sadler caught Doug Blinks al Almost every match wenl down to the wire and other than pins, Ihe only wide decision was recorded by Jeff's Tracy Miller, look a 17-3 win al 107. And long after the action had ended, McNici was still mar- veling at (he Lisbon effort. "Everyone thoughl this tiling could have been a roul, bul Ihey're awfully good wrestlers. I'll tell you a little secret, they ccrlainly wouldn't be em- barassed in Valley (Mississip- pi) competition." Jeff also won the junior var- sity and sophomore competi- tion, the JVs winning and the sophs 32-20. 98: Jim Lord. L, dec. Kevin Mason, 7-3 105: Tom Chapman. J, dec. Chuck LeGrand, 4-3 112: Brian Sloneklng, L, dec. Jim Gallaohcr, 8-4 119: Jim Bolvoni. J, dec. Bill Bullcrls, 5-0 126: Bob Moodv. J, pinned Bob John- son, 132: Jed Brown, J, dec. Mork Askelson, 138: Dave Zimmerman, J, dec. Roland Roltman, 7-6 145: Jim Comrlod, J, pinned Tim Ben- nell, 155: Tom Sadler. J, pinned Douo Blinks, I67-. Trocv Miller, J. dec. Steve Sloolns, 185: Bruce Fcuerhelm, J. dec, Roger Btillev, 7-1) Hwl: Bob Jenkins, J, dec. Chuck Bullerls. 3-1 tongsrW Wins NEW ORLEANS (AP) Kenny Bourquc rode Native Cadet, a distant longshol, over a one-mile, 40-yard course in Saturday lo capture the Tenacious Han- dicap, Ihe feature race al the Fair Grounds. 12 DAYS ONLY! 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