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Albuquerque Journal (Newspaper) - July 21, 1973, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Sets course record 16 year old Mark Pelletier fired an eight under Par 64 Friday to qualify for one of two spots in the state pc Junior tourney at Arroyo Del Oso. Pelletier had nine birdies and Only one bogey. It was the lowest competitive round at the course breaking the record of 66 by pro Don Klein of Albuquerque. Sets Arroyo course record Pelletier shoots 64 a competitive course record of eight under Par 64 was fired by 16 year old Mark Pelletier to win his age division in the new Mexico professional golfers association Junior Golf tournament at Arroyo Del Oso Golf course Friday. Playing his Home course Young Pelletier had nines of 33-31 to crack the record by two shots and win by five shots Over current men s City Golf Champion Ray Cragun by five shots Steve Parrish posted a one Over 73 to win the 14-1s age group. Mike tan Sam was second at 75. Brian Clark had to go 19 holes to win the 12-13 division Over Ken Frankfeld. The two tied the regulation round at 86 and Clark parred the first Hole of the sudden death play off. Chris Maestas won the girls division. Mark Meiering posted the second largest winning margin with a three stroke advantage Over Chris Moya. The twosome had scores of 48 and 51 in the nine Hole Peewee division but the spotlight was squarely on Pelletier for the Day. Playing the Hack Side first the Sandia High Junior birdied the 10th and Lith holes to get the Day started. He then had a two putt Bird at the Par five 15th and then closed with Birds at the 17th and 18th Topmost an outgoing five under Par 31. With birdies at the first and second of the front nine he went to seven under in his assault against Par. Pars were posted through five and then he went nine under with a Short Birdie putt at the sixth and a 20 footer at the seventh. The eighth Hole was the Only Hole not conquered by the Young player when he missed the Green with his second chipped on and then missed a Short putt for his Only Bogie of the Day. He hit the Long Par three ninth Green and rolled the 50 foot putt around the lip for the record breaking 64. A it was my putting Pelletier said a i really made some Good he then credited his Success to City Champ Ray Cragun. A you know i took a putting lesson from Ray the other Day and i really putted Mark and the other first and second age division finishers qualify for the p c a state Junior tourney aug. 6-7-8 at the University South course. Yanks Pound Wood twice new York apr the new York Yankees routed Wilbur Wood and the Chicago White sox twice Friday night scoring eight runs in the first inning of the opener in route to a 12 2 Romp and then Riding Roy Whites fifth inning grand slam to a 7-0 Victory in the second game of the twi a night doubleheader. The Nightcap was halted by rain with the Yankees at Bat in the sixth inning. Wood who faced Only six hatters in the first game was starting both ends of a doubleheader for the first time this year. However on May 28 he went five innings in completing a suspended game dodgers win St. Louis a Steve Garvey a double off reliever Wayne Granger in the top of the 15th inning scored Willie Crawford with the tie breaking run and led the dodgers to a 4-3 Victory Over the St. Louis cardinals Friday night. 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The teams largest stockholder will probably remain As president of the club. But he gave up the paid position of general manager in face of an ultimatum from coach Gary Sloan that he would quit unless manage Merit was changed. The thunderbird players said there would be no team if Sloan quit. Reminiscent of George Allen s initial firing by Dan Reeves of the los Angeles rams this mini football revolt left Radosevich no Choice if the a a thunderbird were to be preserved this season Radosevich. Who currently has 825 of Albuquerque pro football 3002 outstanding shares of Stock received 775 shares of his Stock in lieu of Cash for administrative salary and commissions. The Board of directors of the t Birds was increased by two members at thursdays often Stormy session or. Tony Chan and Dee Alberts were added to the original Board which included Radosevich. Or Barry r. Maron and Alex j. Martinez Martinez with 400 # it to Birds face California tonight not Ian. By Gret Lay after a two week Lay off devoted to breaking in a new quarterback and recovering from a rash of injuries the new Mexico thunderbird return to the Gridiron tonight against the Southern California Razorbacks at 7 30 in Wilson stadium. The Razorbacks 1-2 in the southwestern pro football league upset the to Birds three weeks ago in Las Cruces. 27-21, and will return to new Mexico with the same passing combo that ripped the thunderbird in their first meeting quarterback Hal Chealander and receiver John Mccowan the other Razorbacks however will not be Back for the re match. They Are Nick French and Bill Milli Gan. Who have been picked up by National football league teams san Diego and St Louis respectively. Other Razorbacks to watch Are Kevin Grady a 6-2, 245 Pound defensive tackle who thunderbird Tom Walker called a one of the Best in be played against a a and running Back Tom Viek the league s leading rusher last year with a 6.2 Yards per carry average. Viek missed the first game this year with a knee injury. For new Mexico three players have broken into the starting line up for the first time quarterback Terry Stone running Back Ray Maxey and defensive Back Willie Fields. Stone will Start the game coach Gary Sloan said but Early season starter Sal Olivas bad cast removed from his hand on monday and has been throwing hard in practice this week. A Well have Sal ready if he s needed Quot Sloan said a but we d really like to give him another week to rest that he a recovering from a hairline fracture on the thumb of his throwing hand. Maxey will be one of three running backs seeing considerable action in the game joining Larry Korpi Zand first game player Robert Lee Williams. A fourth running Back Mike Smith has been switched to wide receiver where hell Start in place of Sandy Park who Hurt a knee in practice this week and wont suit up. Another knee injury knocked linebacker Charlie Howard out of the starting line to but defensive coach Leon Fuller said Howard is expected to see some action tonight. Thunderbird fans will also look once again at John Shipkowski and Jay Morrison two former new Mexico Lobo standouts who joined the team this week. The thunderbird Are 2-2 in so pal action and still in Contention for the East division title but face a must we situation tonight. Tickets for the rime will be on Sale from 8 a in to 5 . At Dick Pool s automotive Center 129 general Stillwell be then at the Box office at 6 . For the 7 30 . Kickoff. 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When the players were asked if they would be willing to play one game for the stockholders at no Cost Jerry Buck Nerre plied a none of the Ball players have Stock. We Are just a defensive Back Billy Bob Gaines said a nobody wants to see this team end. None of the players none of the Radosevich said this is Why he resigned. A a its More important for pro football to remain in Albuquerque than for me toe general manager or president. It will be decided next week whether i remain As president. But if my resigning pacifier things so the team can finish the season that Sall i care about. A financially this has Cost me a lot of Money since the first of the year. My insurance business has gone to pieces. It s going to be a Relief to get Back to insurance a we need a Good crowd tomorrow night tonight and if we get it we can have a Good year. Its unfortunate All of this came out before we were Able to raise the Money we need. I Hope we Haven to ruined our chances but coach Sloan was quoted As saying he could raise $20,000 if i resigned. I heme he Radosevich Points to the game the to Birds played in us Cruces against tonight s foe Southern California As the big reason for the team s financial wms. A we lost $9000 in Las Cruces. We really took a Sloan a major complaint was that he had to handle Many of the general managers functions in addition to coaching. He said he had to install goal posts make travel arrangements Motel reservations and meal plans. He also chastised the club s management for making a Public statement that if the University of new Mexico let the team use its football stadium that efforts would be made to Cut the schools budget in the legislature. Unm must follow a Western athletic conference policy which prohibits the use of its facilities by a professional sports organization to one game a year but Radosevich noted the University will try to get the wac to lift its ruling for next year so the team can use the stadium. Sloan says he will have approximately $15,000 to present to the Board at its next meeting. In further developments Maron resigned As team physician Friday evening a because of the outcome Between management and the journal Learned that Alberts who was voted onto the Board of directors on thursday night is expected to be named the new general manager on sunday. Alberts reportedly played with the St. Louis football cardinals. To t Nav a a 8-hw 1.3-2 or h a a Mio i i 4 2 i 0 0 3 2 2 0 0 harm 4 2 i i a a i i 0 0 0 0 5mgt an. 15-9 9 la 3 3 3 4 Homes for Sale Quality 2 amp 3 Bdrm. Homes 150 a 2000 so. It. Delivered to your location in new Mexico 6000- 9000 alb. 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