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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - December 8, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Vikings Win; Staubach Guides Dallas Thp (>dar Rapids Gazette: Sib., Dec 8, 1974 3D Rest Fran, Still Top Atlanta By Brent Kallestad % BLOOMINGTON, Minn (AP) — Running bark Dive Osborn scored on runs of Kl 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 tacklers 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 vyent over left tackle from the one Minnesota grabbed the lead for good in the second quarter Statistics First downs Rushes vords Poising vords Return yards Posses Punts Fumbles lost Penalties- yards Falcon* IS 2SU6 75 13 ll 2V? 740 0-0 9-65 Vikings lf) 42 UU 104 12? U22 I 5-37 1-0 2 IO SCORE BV QUARTERS Attonto Minnesota INDIVIDUAL SCORING Minn—Osborn IO run (Co* kick) Att—Mo lone I run (Mike Mover kick) Mmn—FO Co* 21 Minn—Osborn 3 run (kick toned) Att—FG Mike Mover 37 Minn—Voigt IO pass front Berry (Co* kick) A—47,105 INDIVIDUAL LEADERS R U S H I N G—Attonto Malone 10-54, Hampton 15-54 Minnesota, Osborn 24 Oft Marmara ll 43 RECEIVING-Atlanta Burrow, 3-50 Kendrick 3-11, J Mitchell, 2 30, Malone 2 14 Minnesota Osborn MO, Foreman 2 it. Marinara 2 13 B Brown 2 14 PASSI NG-Atlonta McQutiken 11-252, 125 yards Minnesota, Berry 14 22-1, IU on Fred Cox’s 21-yard field goal. The Vikings moved to a 16-7 lead in the third period when Osborn went over right tackle for three yards and a touchdown. capping a 90-yard drive in 13 plays, ('ox’s attempted extra point was blocked Atlanta's Nick Mike-Mayer kicked a 37-yard field goal and Viking tight end Stu Voight caught a 10-yard pass from quarterback Bob Berry to complete the scoring in the fourth quarter Four Sacks Him McQuilkcn, a rookie quarterback out of Lehigh, wa*> sacked four times for 50 yards in his first regular-season start for the Falcons. He also had two passes intercepted while completing ll of 25 attempts for 125 yards Minnesota 'n All-Pro tackle. Alan Page, caught the young quarterback twice Berry, who spent five years as Atlanta's regular quarterback 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 times in the first half for baning linemen downfield too early on punts In all. the Falcons were penalized nine times for 65 yards. A pass from Berry to Ed Marinaro covering 14 yards was the big play in a 31-yard Minnesota drive setting up (ox’s field goal, Osborn carried eight times in the march that preceded his three-yard touchdown run Mike-Mayer’s field goal cut the Minnesota lead to 16-10 midway through the fourth quarter However, Berry got Minnesota another touchdown with 4:30 to play, climaxing a 58-yard drive with the IO yard pass to Voigt Highlighting that drive was a leaping catch by Vikings side receiver Jim bish at the Atlanta IO Chuck Foreman, Minnesota s leading rusher, left the game in the first half with an injury just below the right knc*e Before leaving Foreman f caught two passes to set a Minnesota team record of 53 receptions in a single season. JOHNNY MILLER GOLF School and Tour And, 75 Intah 0o»n, tom Johnny Miller, St Andrews and Dundee bolt Sihooi and lorn, July I 25, lot Hiqb School and (oitgc students trips to Edin horah, Loch Now, London, and Madrid, Spain md For info cont lob Sttdoiph, 866 40th Pl, Dos Moines, lo 5031? Foreman Hauls It In AP WI' f-phOtO 0 7 0 3-10 7 3 ft 7-23 Minnesota's Chuck Foreman leaped high for a I 2-yard pass from Bob Berry Saturday at Bloomington, Minn. The Vikings defeated Atlanta in an NFL football game. .... .. r . r p. p . TrOTi.'fffyTftEyia^ Wash Cold as Wahlert Scores a 60-54 Victory By Mark Dukes Dubuque Wahlert, relying upon a deliberate offense*, held off a strong fourth-quarter challenge by cold shooting Washington high to vein its third game of the* year 60-:>4 at Wash Saturday. Wash, now 2-2 in all games, was behind by as much as ll points in the first quarter but battled back to knot the score at 31 at intermission Wash finished the eneounler with a 311.7 percent field goal efficiency and it was that Iou rate of accuracv which hampered the Warriors at the finish The Warriors got numerous high percentage shots (8-Kl feet) in the last two minutes but couldn't put the hall in the basket. Wahlert held the lead throughout the fourth quarter until Curt Milroy’n corner shot tic*! it at 54 But. a basket by D.M. Team Ends Wash Swim String Des Moines Roosevelt sc ored a major upset in Iowa high school swimming Saturday bv defeating Washington high 97-75 in the Wash pool Wash, which has won ll state championships in a row, cup. lured six events to five for the Riders The difference was in the relays, as Roosevelt won both the 200-yard medley and the 44MI free*. WWW TOO mea - e 1 - Roo* . I Jv v? IOO tree — Phi! Lenzen W I 51 8, 200 I M □ ovid Evert R 2 DV (J 50 free - Je*f Her" .Ai 22 9 di Rand v Ahiemafi, W. 244 5 pts >00 (tv - jim Hoffman, R, 59 9 IOO free Jeff Hem , W 51 J 500 free - Len/en 5 17 J. IOC (HK* - Wash Tom Locos A, 59 J IOO broos* - bor let R, I 04 7, 400 free 'el Roos 3 27 8 Marion Girls Up Mark to 8-1 Marion’s girls basketball learn raised its record to 8-1 Saturday night with a 62-45 win over Independence Marion, which led bv no less than IO points after intermission when it was 33-24 was paced by Darlene Collins’ 26 [Hunts and Kim Skilling’s 22 Cathy Smith hit 20 for Indee lode- (45) lourie Wilson '4 Cathy Smith 20, Deb Cornwall 9, Jane Wilson 2 Marion id?) Darien*- Catlins it trim Skilling 22, Karen Williamson ti. Beth Mont Half Mar ion 33 InRee 24 f nuts indee 20. Mot ion 26 Wash’s winners included Phil Lenzen in the 200 and 500 frees, Jeff Henry in the 50 and HK) frees. Randy Alblcman in diving and Tom Lucas in the 190-yard backstroke Jeff Girls Fall, 46-34 DLBFQFE—• Cedar Rapids Jefferson s girls lost a 46-34 cage tilt to Dubuque Senior here Saturday night Mary Welsh of Senior led all scorers with 17 flints Jell was paced by Diane Flwonger and Frin Shanahan with 14 and 12 respectively Jeff's record droptns) to 0-7 with the defeat Jeff (34) £ fin ShoflQhon 4 4 I I? woprn SmitfLomp 4 0 18 Diane ( iwonger s ; 4 1 » Dubuque Senior (40) Louro Mm " ' OO 14 Tere\o Cl Bi III 3 * 13 Is. M try Welsh 8 12 1/ Halt Senior iv Jeff ii Fouls Joe -Shanahan J. SmittkumD ] Kathy Campbell 2, Chris Buu/eh 5, Ly’do C ark I Senior - Merritt 4 Welsh 5 F < to MtGfOoe 4 Kay Arter* 3 Top Cooch NEW HAVEN, Conn (AP) — liarry Switzer of top-ranked Oklahoma [Diversity was named coach of the year Monday by the Walter Camp Foot-hail Foundation Terry Kane, two pressure free throws by Dan Burbach and a layup by Mike Lakeman put the icing on the Warrior loss I nofficially, Wash committed only five turnovers but it attempted 65 shots and only made 20 of them Wahlert shot 50 percent, hitting 25 of 50 shots, Terry Kane and Jerry Wiederhold paced Wahlert with 14 each but Dan Burbach and Mike Lakeman were also in double figures with 12 and 10, respectively Darrell Hobbs paced Wash with 15. Curt Milroy pumped in 14 and Craig Roalson canned 11. Ad' ( " (60, Gref Buz bach 6 0 I 12. Dan Burbot*’ 2 4 4 8, Terry Kane t, 2 3 15 Mike LO*emon SOI IO Jer'v Weeder hold 6 4 4 16 Wash 156) Bob * inu i OO ft Darrell Hobbs ft 3 4 15, Craig Roalson 4 3 4 ll, Help Seyfer 0 3 4 3, Curt Milroy 5 4 5 14 Chil Hums I 0-0 2 Bub Droyyn It ? I Fouls Aunter) I?, Wosn >4 Halftime Ansi’ ii, Won left ll Post Out in Front by One MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Sandra Post shot a two-under-par 70 for a 144 and a one-stroke lead going into Sunday’s final round of the 54-hole Far East Golf Tournament Miss Post, a Canadian who is a regular on the Unitt*d States pro tour, birdied four of the last nine holes Saturday for an edge on Marlene Haggc and Dianne Ferguson, who each had 73-145. Roger Hits 3 Scoring Passes By Benne ll Freeman DALLAS (AP) — Quarterback Roger Staubach shook off the boo-birds and rifled three touchdown pusses Saturday tf» keep the Dallas Cowboys’ National Football league playoff hopes flickering with a 41-17 VK tory over the Cleveland Browns Dallas is now 8-5 with longshot hopes at a National (’(inference wild-card berth. The Cowboys’ only chance is to defeat Oakland next Saturday and hope that the Washington Redskins drop their final two games, Monday night against I/w 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 Statistics Firs* downs Russes yards Passing yards Return yards Passes Punts Fumbles las* Penalties yards Browns 19 27 87 1/0 22 IS 79 4 6 40 I I 560 Cowboys 25 4A248 717 VI 1575 I 540 I 0 886 SCORE BV QUARTE RS Cleveland Dallas 0 IO 7 0— 17 14 ft ?1 0— 41 INDIVIDUAL SCORING Dal—Rif hards 35 doss from Stauborh (Herrera kick) Dal —Richards 43 Pass (rom Staubach (Herrera kick) C lev—Holden 4 doss (rom Phipos (Carkroft kirk) Dol-FG Herrera 39 C lev —FC Cock rot) 28 Da> FO Herrera 19 Ciev K Brown 17 run IC ockroft kick) L>ol—Garrison 3 run (Herrera kit*) Dot—Dupree 42 doss from Staubach (Herrera kick) Dot- Garrison I run (Herrera kick) A—48,754 second possession in the nationally 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 It gave Dallas a 14-0 lead and the Cowboys never trailed Both times Richards worked his way into the clear behind Cleveland's defensive back Van Green. Finishes Up Knocked out of the Washington game last Thanksgiving and replaced by rookie Clint Langley, who led Dallas to a story-book victory, Staubach finished his work with a 42-yard scoring pass to tight end Billy Joe DuPree in Dallas’ 21-point third period. Mike Phipps, making his first start in six games as the Cleveland quarterback, narrowed the deficit to 14-7 with a four-yard touchdown pass to Steve Holden. Dallas led 20-10 at halftime after field goals of 39 and 19 yards by Efren Herrera Ken Brown bolted 12 yards for a Cleveland touchdown that cut the gap to three points before the Dallas landslide in the third quarter, which also saw Walt Garrison score on runs of one and three yards It was the most points scored by the Cowboys’ offensive machine this year and it was their seventh victory in their last eight games. Dallas has made it into a record eight consecutive NFL playoffs. Staubach, who has had a tar nighed season with numerous interceptions and sacks, was on target 14 of 24 times for 230 yards. Coe Tips Penn by 2 Points Iowa Electric Welding Custom Job Shop For All Size Trucks * Welding ★ Leaf Spring Repair—All Sizes in Stock * Wheel Balancing * Truck Frame and Alignment Service Serving Cedar Rapid» For Over 40 Yean 229 K Ave. NW (Rear) Phone 362-8627 v A | Jeff Matmen f I Rout Lisbon OSKALOOSA - The Coe basketball team broke even for the week in challenging the defending champions of the Iowa Conference when the Kohawks defeated William Penn, 56-54. here Saturday night. Coe overcame an early game defic it to lead most of the way with Guard Don Stevenson icing the game on a pair of free thrown with seven seconds remaining. The Kohawks. whose only Iosn in five outings was to Wartburg earlier in the week, fell behind bv six points in the early going But Coach Don Tune s ( row finally edged into the lead at 13*12. They stret* hod it to 33*27 at halftime for the biggest lead either club had all night.. William Penn, which has been tabbed as a favorite in the Iowa conference race, pulled to 54*12 before Stevenson was fouled. With seven seconds showing, Stevenson plunked in two free throws to make it 59-52. Playing to avoid any la*-t 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 ll games apiece Jack Amble led William Penn with 13. Wartburg and W illiam Penn shared the Iowa loop title last vear Coe, 3-(l in the Midwest Conference, ranks as one of that league s challengers this year COT >56) Andresed 0 2-2 2 B'uro2V-ft 9 Cooper 4 0 I 8. KBey 113 3, OOoson 300 ft Sm 'n 6 2-3 11 Stevenson ft 2 6 14 Pf NN I 54) Gnfinardf 4 1-2 9. Hoirnan I 2 2 4 Amble ft I 2 13 Boumbaugh I 0-1 2, Laird I O O 2, Gray*") 3 0 0 ft QutSh 2 0 0 4 B r ondtner 3 O O 6, Steele 0 0 0 0, Wagner 3 2-2 8 Half Coe 33, Penn 77 Fouls Coe >4 Penn 2? Fouled Out Wagner UNI Falls By 101-72 KALAMAZOO. Mich - The Lniversity of Northern Iowa dropped a 101-72 basketball decision to Western Michigan in a non-conference contest Saturday. FNI held an early 18-17 lead and played even-up ball with the heme team until late in the first half, when a Western Mu higun burst gave the hosts a 52-33 halftime advantage. Paul Griffin scored 19 points for Western Michigan, and teammate Tom Cutter added 18 Joe Ferguson pat ed UPI with 19, while Greg Goodman had 12 for the Panthers The victory gave Western Michigan a 3-0 mark, while Northern Iowa dropped to l l UNI (77) Murk Apish 2 0 0 4 Bill Rune trey 2 OO 4 Randy PodFoftki 2 0 0 4 joe Eeraustin t 5 5 iv Greg Goodman 4 4 5 17 Bim Bombous*) 3 2-2 I Nic Cia'sick IOO?. Jim Davis 3 I 2 7 Doug Johnson 3 4 4 IO, Reggr* Butler I O O 2 Western Mu rn gar (IOU Pool G' ton 8 3 3 IV J* ft r .son 5 O O IO. Iom Cutter ’ 4 5 Ii jim Kurten < 4 4 IO jimmie Hor ,e, ft 3 3 IS, Dale DeBruln ft I 7 13, 5 L Sates ! O O ft. Bu,a greece 3 0 0 ft Mu - Throop 2 0 0 4 Kevin M< Sk nmi.,g J 0 I 0 Hart Aes! Michigan 52 UN) 33 Team Fouls UNI 17, yypsi Mn mgon 21 I outed Out none McKinley and Taft Top 8th Swimming McKinley trounced Harding 82-53 and Taft edged Franklin 69-62 in eighth grade swimming Saturday. Double winners included Williams, M: Nelson, M; Biggie M; Ceschin. F; Davis, F. Stamats, F By Steve Allspach The battle of Wrestling titans turned into a runaway? I hat was obvious query after Cedar Rapids Jefferson’s two-time defending class AAA < hampions steamrollered Lisbon s two-time defending (lass A champs in the Jeff gym Saturday night 40-6. But the obvious was certainly not true for the 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* the-Year in prep wrestling ranks, que kly pointed that out afterward “No sir.’’ sighed the* Jeff boss, “the scon* was in no way an indication of the wrestling out there tonight Lisbon has a great team and they’re as aggressive a team as we ll face They never quit ” Iowa Loses Swim to UNI DECORAH—The C iii Iowa captured 111 events to Northern Iowa s three, hut FNI scored five more points to win the second annual women’s swim invitational at Luther college Saturday FNI had 95 points, Iowa 90, Grinnell 81, Luther 67 and Augustana (Rock Island) 20. Eight kl records wore established and five women took a jiair of events each. They were Iowa’s Sara Either. Nancy MacMorris, Janet Gunderson and Edith Seig and FNI’s Kari Shanahan 200 mw) re! I iowa 7 UN) 3 Or 7 0? 8, OOO I re* ora 200 free I Shonaban, UNI, 2 Forsythe, G 3 Lorsen, L 2 29. pool record IOO I M I Wusnn, UNI 2 Kenney, C 3 Torvik L I 15 5 IOO back I MacMorris, I, 2 Foss, UNI, 3 Toryik I 14 ft 50 breast I se-u I. 2 Mac halo G 3 Johnson I, 35 85 SO trop I E cher. ti 2 Huntoor* G, 3 Chipmon, G ?/, pool record IOO Oy I Either 2 Munoz. G, 3 LeBean UNI, I 09 65, bool record IOO tree I Gunderson. I 2 Huntoon 3 Chipmon. 59 5, pool record Im diving I Ritsehei, I. ? Burton t, 3 Slruti UNI 149 pts IOO breast I Se g, 2 LeBean 3 Mac nota I 20 ft 400 tree I Shanahan 2 Forsythe 3 I tnington, UNI 5 17 5, pool record VO hark I Mu- Morns, ? Foss I WSttaker, UNI, 34, pool record SO fly I Gundersgn; 2 MultoI 3 prover, G, 27 6 boo! r* cord 20ti Her re! ) Loth 7 "NI 3 UN ! Franklin, McKinley Win Swim Meets Franklin swamped Taft 79-44 and McKinley nipped Harding 71-63 in seventh grade swimming Saturday Double winners included Wolfe \1 Biggie, M Land. M; Ginsberg. VI. Gholson. M; Fonder F. Len/en, F; L* Butin. F. Zimmerman. F ( olouhan, F, Feremck. F; Matthews, F I And Baxter, the 1974 Coach* of-the-Year in prep mat circles, was equally impressed with the talented J-Hawks “I’m extremely proud of the way my kids performed and although we’re disappointed we couldn't have made it much c loser, you’ve got to realize we faced a powerful team. “This kind of competition is the best around and even though some of our guys lost, they wrestled well Ifs got to help their confidence. Lisbon jumped into an early 3-0 when freshmen Jim Lord dec isioned Kevin Mason , but Jeff’s Tom ( Iranian then surprised ( huck LeGrand, a stat(* runnerup last year, at 105 But then it was nip and tuck, even though Lisbon’s only points (ame on Brian Stoneking’s win over Jim Gallagher, until Boh Moody got a pin for Jeff at 126 Then the J-Hawks superior strength in the upper weights started to be felt, as Jim ( omeid and Tom Sadler put back to back pins together at lf) and 155, (’omreid used a punishing Olympic headlock to flatten Tim Bennett at 145 and Sadler caught Doug Blinks at 1,32. Almost every match went down to the wire and other than pins, the only wide decision was recorded by Jeff's Tracy Miller, who took a 17-3 win at 167. And long after the action had ended. McNiel was still marveling at the Lisbon effort. “Everyone thought this thing could have been a rout, but they're awfully good wrestlers I II tell you a little secret, they certainly wouldn’t be em* harassed in Valley (Mississippi) competition.’’ Jeff also won the junior varsity and sophomore competition, the JVs winning 56-0 and the sophs 32-26 98 jim Lord L, dec Kevin Mason, 7 3 105 Tom Chapman, J, dec Chuck LeGrand 4 3 ll? Brian Vtoneking L dec jim Goiiagher, 8 4 119 jim Bolvonz. j, dec Bm Butteris. VO !?ft Boti Moody J, Dinned Bob John son 4 tv 13? Jed Brown, J, der Mark Askelson. ' 4 >38 Dave Zimmerman J dec Roland Rottmon, 7 ft 145 Jim Comned, J, pinned Tim Ben nett I 79 is* Tom Sadler J, pinned Doug Banks ^>ft? Tracy Millet J, dec Steve Siggrns 18V Bruce f < uerneim J aer Roger Bailey 7 0 Hoc B >b Jenkins J. dec Chuck Buttons 3 I Longshot Wins NEW ORLEANS (AP) -Kenny Bourque rode Native ( adet, a distant longshot, over a one-mile, 40-yard course in I 42 3/5 Saturday to capture the $15,000 Tenacious Handicap, the feature race at the Fair Grounds 12 DAYS ONLY! OLYMPUS 35 ECH THE QUALITY 35 MM COMPACT CAMERA Relive this Christmas Day again and again with the OLYMPUS 35 ECR-world s smallest electronic 35mm comera with rangefinder focusing. Fully automatic operation and fast f2.8 lens gives you perfect pictures. . . even in dim light! And the flash is automatic, too! A PERFECT GIFT At this Special Price A Great Chrisma; Gift ^ Idea ^Handsome gift kit includes camera, batteries, wrist strap and case P eC PrlCe * ’ Oarofor&\ CAMERAS DOWSTAIRS 215-217 THIRD AVE. S.E. I *115” STORfHOURS Mtnday Friday 1:39 A.M.-St:00 P.M. Saturday 1:30 A.M.-5:00 P.M. Cie sea Sunday
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