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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - August 18, 1973, Florence, South Carolina2-c saturday August Florence morning news i Smith plays Romania s in Davis cup inter zonal match Alamo. Calif. A United states Star Slan Smith Drew Romania s Toma Ovici Friday As his singles opponent for saturday s opening match of the Davis cup Tennis into zone finals Between the countries. Hie Nastase whose meeting with Smith of Pasadena. Calif., should be the highlight of the three Day Competition will face 31-year-old Marly Riessen. Of Evans Lon. Iii., Olio will be making his first Davis cup appearance in five years in Satur Day s other match. Smith and Erik Van Dillen Are scheduled to meet and Lonel Santeiu sunday in doubles. Riessen will play Ovici and Smith will face Nastase in Mon Day s singles matches. The americans Are favored and could Clinch the Hest of five in Leurame finals before the Long awaited Smith Nastase match. Their Home federations. There s no Chance to pick up Here like some tournaments offer for first Smith said but i enjoy play ing in the Davis cup being with the team and representing the week gained the cup with a 3-2 Victory last year in Bucharest. Smith s Victory Over Nastase was vital in the 1972 Triumph and Van Dillen predicts Smith will probably beat him again Nastase is Quick super fast Light on his feet and a great Shoemaker. He has 10-to-l the ability Smith has. But Smith has maybe 20-to-l the mental ability and hat is what Basic ally the game gets Down to at a certain Smith and Van Dillen struggled to Victory Over Chile s Davis cup team two weeks ago at North Little Rock ark., by a score of the 26-year-old Smith added. We be had close matches with Romania the last few years. Last year particularly it took a great team Effort on our the United slates squad re Furman coach optimistic Greenville Riding a Crest of enthusiasm resulting from an outstanding recruiting year and an excellent Spring practice. Furman head coach Art Baker opens football prac Tice monday with an expected 75 prospects. Fit into our immediate plans for the fall and place these players where they will be of the Best use to the says Baker a Williams Sparks cubs past dodgers the players will report to the former Texas tech assistant. Furman Campus saturday and there will be some 30 fresh go through number one top seeded Manuel Orantes of Spain returns shot to Tashiro Nakai of Japan in the us Clay court tournament thursday. He easily won 6-2, 6-2 to Advance to the quarterfinals. Chicago api Billy Wil Liams drove in four runs with a bases loaded single and his 15th Home run and Bob Looker turned in clutch ninth inning re Lief pitching leading Chicago to a 5-1 Victory Over the los Ange Les dodgers Friday that snapped the cubs losing Streak at ii games. Bill Bonham. 5-4. Who struck out nine batters and walked four had a one hitter going into Smith and Nastase. Consid Lyle niml1 but he walked Rcd by Many the world s Best bu1 Buckner to open he inning two Tennis players. Have not and. One out later gave up sin met in singles ii scar. Sles to Joe Ferguson and Willie the United slates has won the Davis cup Tille five straight years. A Victory on he Cement hound Hill country club courts Here would Send the americans to the finals again and hey would face either Australia or Czechoslovakia Al Cleveland in december. Hit and scored on Willie Davis sacrifice Fly. The cubs took a 2-0 Lead of dodger Larler Andy pcs ser Smith 11-8. In the third in Ning. Paul Popovich s Lead off single. Bonham s Sac . Don Kessinger s single and a walk in Jose Cardinal filled he bases then Williams singled to Center. Los Angeles Fourie finishes workouts for his bout with Foster Crawford hat loaded the bases. Smith beat the romanian in locker then came on and four of their five matches last year including a celing in the Davis cup finals and a memorable five set match in the Wimbledon finals. associated press spurts writer Al Hull Khz que. . Al l Smith african challenger i ierrii1 Youric finished training Friday for his Light heavy weight championship fight bub Foster next tues Day and said to was Mil Wor ried about the Champion s knockout prowess. I Idun l really worry ii Bull Youric said. I have con lid in my own lie sparred four rounds against fellow countryman Sid Mensch Mil Side in hut. Sunny weather working primarily on Speed and defense. Alter work lug i the wig and exercising. Fount s mining was Over except for Road work. We Dun i Waul him to leave his Energy in the said manager Alan Towel. We be used ibis schedule before and in s bal ii effective. It s nothing still he lung Layoff is unusual for fighters. Especially those who might have a weight prob Lem. That s not be Case with fou Vii when could weigh in tuesday at Witik or w pounds Well below the 175-Pound Light heavyweight limit. I be never been in better four ii said. I be boxed rounds getting ready and ii couple of times i went 15 rounds at a the challenger never has Fon Ghl a 15-Roundcr. Although he s been scheduled for 12 rounders on four occasions. Fosler has Lieen scheduled for 15 on Many occasions bul id of his previous 11 title defences Dicon l go the distance. Only Elu Sive Hay Anderson went the limit before losing a one sided decision. Youric gave sonic evidence he might follow Anderson s style continuous movement bul Al the same Lime gel in blows of his own against the favored Champion. Ill be using Speed o Olf Sci his sail the Chal Lenger who has won -14 of -16 fights with one draw and one lie s been knocked Down Only Amado Vasqucz. Last year before winning a decision in 10 rounds. I will depend on Fourie added Speed of hand of body and of fully realising Foster holds a seven Inch reach advantage. The former str Cal fighter from Johannesburg drilled on gelling in close to hens hand working with staccato punches in his final Drill. Mayo club Sells tickets the Mayo High Lillock m club is Selling season tickets for he Golden rears Home football games for this is he first Lime hat the club has taken on this project and it is asking the cooperation of the Public around Darlington. I wins satisfied with my Fourie said. " Hie Cli mate Here is Fine a lil tie cooler than during the Summers Al the promoters of hip fight continued to have trouble find ing a ring with an in foot inside _ diameter As required under w o r i d boxing association championship rules. Youric and Foster both have been working in i fool enclosures. The challenger said however that the smaller ring would make no difference to him. Golfer booted from Usi Sutton. Mass. Al1 i to golfer Jim King was Dis qualified and suspended Friday after allegedly grabbing a Lour official by the Throat during the second round of the Usi Golf classic. King a husky with a history of trouble on the tour denied touching the offi Cial and said he would seek be Gal recourse. Jack Tuthill. A former Fiji agent and tournament director for the pea s tournament players division. The body governing he conduct of pro Golf tour events issued the following statement i King s ulry in the l is classic was rejected by to i pea tournament director Jack Tuthill today when King engaged in conduct unbecoming a professional golfer. King grabbed tournament official Peter Sesso by the Throat in a threatening manner. It occurred near the i61h Hole. He is suspended from fur ther tournament play until a television comm Clator. Who witnessed the incident said King missed the Green on the Iglo. Angrily threw a Rake into a Hunker and Bent his Puller Over his knee before spotting Sesso writing in a notebook. He said King backed the official up about five paces before releasing eagles injury Philadelphia a running Back Bouggess of be Philadelphia. Kaglis has been admitted to graduate Llos Pill Here where he is expected to undergo surgery saturday to repair a depressed fracture of the right Cheek according to a team spokesman. Bouggess was injured thurs Day night in a 17-3 exhibition football loss to he Pittsburgh Steeles. The spokesman said Boug Gess is expected to be hospitalized for a few Days and will be out of action a minimum of three weeks. Former heavyweight Cham Pion Joe Fraxier visited both carps Friday then held a workout of his own. Smith and Nastase each earned More than 5150.000 in tournament prize Money last year. For representing their countries in the Davis cup. They la earn just salaries from came Steve Garvey hit his first Pilch Back to the Mound to Start a game ending double play. Bonham held the National league s West division leaders witless until Buckner pulled a to right in the sixth inning. Dave Lopes who had been hit by a pitch just before Buckner s r h r h 1 1 3 0 1 0 Garvey Russell til 0 2 Joshua Hough will go through a series of physical tests before beginning drills monday morning. The paladins will Start their two a Day drills monday and continue them until Friday. August 31. Baker says that he Paladin preseason practice will be devoted to fundamentals and finding and locating the lop players and getting them in he right we want to get the offence organized and As free of mistakes As possible but we will spend the majority of our preseason time on defense. We must be Able to Stop explains Baker. Men among the 75 prospects which include 23 let Lermen. Al the top of the list of first year men who could see action this fall Are Larry Anderson of Greenwood. David while Hurst of Atlanta. Curtis Boyd of Columbia and Harry King of Athens. A. However in is the resuming players who must form the real Backbone of the team if the paladins Are to reverse last season s 2-9 record. The top returnees Are quarterbacks Mike Shelton and Charles Elvington. Tailback Donny Griffin defensive Back Vince Perone. Offensive guard los Angeles 000 my Chicago e . Angeles s. Chicago 7. 213 or Usi. Kessinger in h r Erbb so s a 5 5 2 Downing 3 1000 Housti i 00000 bonmmlw.5-4 1-3 3 1 i 4 9 locked 2-300000 Yin Ulp tank third in the rip in save locker till Bonnam single. Look Lullu Oil Iii Lildon t-2rcv.a-13.987. Mike Romano and tackle Dan due to a Large influx of fresh Nulley. Men who could play this fall. Shelton and Elv Melon will Baker anticipates a Good Deal of once again vie fur the starting Competition for the Starling quarterback spot As hey did positions. During last year s preseason we must find out As quickly practice with Shelton having As possible which freshmen can the inside track As practice gels underway. However if Elving ton regains the form which he displayed before injuring his knee in the Spring game he could be he Paladin starter in he season opener at presbyterian sept. 8. A particular trouble spot for Baker s staff As practice opens is the defensive Backfield where Perone. An All conference and All state Choice As a Sophomore is the Lone returning Larler. Finding a solid defensive Backfield will be a primary con says Baker. This is a position Hal is wide open for anyone who can do the Baker to try for pole player club Harris goes for gain Pittsburgh steel ers running Back Franco Harris 32, eludes Phila Delphia defenders Steve Zabel 89, and John bunt ing 95, for a four Yard gain. The Steeles won 17-3. Darlington buddy Baker is dropping his phase Iii race plans coming into the Southern 500 at Darlington raceway. Labor Day sept. 3. The reason is explained Baker. I just can t afford to Start near the rear of the Field for that race. Passing at Darlington is Lough. Ii would be a lol More expensive for me to Slart near the Back and try and work my Way up through the Baker was put on a save Money kick following the recent Rule change and since july 1st, has t qualified his Surin Ruro Dodge until the second or third Day of qualifying runs. That was alright at Atlanta Daytona or Talladega. Bul Darlington ii so much different than those Racks. 1 need All the Daylight i can get Down continued Baker. Buddy asked me to bring the car to Darlington he first Day of practice and run for the pole by Dix said i feel like we owe him or any of our Drivers that qualifying for the Southern 500 will get underway. Thursday. August 30 Wilh the first 12 positions on the line. Top ten amerkan league g a r h Pel. Ill 435 71 155 .356 60 294. 36 97 .330 117 479 77 155 .374 469 is 150 .320 58 139 .311 79 14 .305 44 87 .303 39 173 .303 71 133 .303 63 118 .303 111 117 Northrup out 62 287 100 4c6 sol Tail 114 439 113 390 Home runs , Oakland 29 Mayberry Kansas cily. 23 Clis Kansas cily. Fisk Boston 27 27. Runs balled in , Oakland 98 Mayberry Kansas City 91 Murcer new York 60 Olis Kansas cily 78 Scott Milva Jakee. Pitching 10 Hunter. Oakland. 15-3, Mcdanlel. Spirit Torulf Kansas cily. 15-7, Blue. Oakland 13-7, .650 Del Oil 13 10. .443 Acosta Cit Cago. 7- a .436. Plave club Rose tin miser Phi National league r f dolphins bears meet saturday of Grubb so Hunt Mori pet. 173 .345 101 .315 79 144 .314 ii 121 .314 128 131 by Howard Smith associated Prus sports writer the Miami dolphins looking to heal up their offence and the Chicago hears hoping to keep heirs boiling meet saturday night at the Orange bowl in Miami. The dolphins have piled up 21 straight National football league victories but their last three Haven t been anything to brag about. Miami held off the College All stars. 14-3. Edged the Cincinnati bengals. M-13. And shaded the Mew Orleans saints. Also by a l-f-13 count. Quarterback Bob Griese was accurate enough last week hit Ting seven passes in seven at tempts for92yards. But Reserve Jim Del a Taizo had to rally the dolphins in the last Quarter with a 10-Yard touchdown pass Lolio leather to keep the Dolphin Streak intact. The Miami offence has also had its share of injuries. With Mercury Morris slowed by a bruised hip and Arry Csonka sidelined with a bruised calf Charley was the Rushing Leader against the saints with 114 Yards on 12 carries. The bears meanwhile have been experiencing uncharacteristic offensive Prosperity. Chicago rolled up ils biggest Point total since Early in the 1971 Campaign in last week s w rout of oilers. Rookie quarterback Gary Huff making his pro debut was the prime mover for the bears connecting on nine of ii passes for -107 Yards and three touch Downs. Bobby Douglass known primarily for his running will probably Start but Huff and Journeyman Bratkowski Are expected to see action for the bears who have one win and one tie in the pre season. The pills Burgh Steeles kicked off the exhibition weekend thursday night with a 17-3 win Over the Philadelphia eagles. Preston Pearson ran six Yards for the first touchdown and Terry Hanraty hooked up with Ron Shanklin on a 52-Yard pass play for the second one. The Washington redskins visited the Buffalo Bills in their new 8.000 seat Rich. Stadium Friday Mph la Oakland meets los Angeles saturday afternoon in Berkeley. Calif. In saturday night action. Baltimore plays Detroit in Memphis. St. Louis is at Denver Houston goes against Green Bay in Milwaukee. Minnesota is at Kansas City new England travels to Atlanta and new Orleans plays at Dallas. Sunday afternoon the new York jews meet us now York giants in new Haven conn., Cincinnati faces Cleveland in Columbus and san Francisco Hosl Ssan Diego. The coming off a one Point Victory Over Dallas Are expected to put defensive end Bubba Smith acquired from month on display for the first Lime. The hams lost to Oakland in both exhibition and regular season play last year. The Colls will be hoping to lighten up a Leaky defense hat has Given up 68 Points in just two games when they face for m e r head coach Don Mccafferty. Now guiding the Lions. Quarterback Gary Keighley is expected to make his pro debut Wilh the Cardi n a 1 s Kex Cardina Charley Johnson Denver signal caller. Wide receiver Billy Parks obtained from Dallas will probably make his first appearance for the oilers. The packers plan to Start Scott Hunter Over Jerry Tagge at quarterback. The chiefs smarting after a blocked extra Point resulted in a one Point loss to Detroit last week could give Veteran Len Dawson his first Start of the year Al quarterback. The Vik Ings will alternate again be tween fran Tarkenton and Bob Berry. Veteran Dick Shiner will Call the signals for the Falcons against the patriots. Looking for their first win after three losses. The cowboys and saints will get a preview of each other Pri or to their meeting monday night sept.24. Jack Concannon. Who sat out last year after breaking his thumb in the pre season will Start at Quarter Back for Dallas. The jets and the giants will he playing Al the Yale bowl site of five giant Home games this season. The jets Are still without running backs John Riggins and Emerson Boozer and tackle Winston Hill All sidelined due to contract Dis Pules. Seeds Advance port Washington. . Api top seeded players in both divisions of the Eastern juniors and boys Tennis championships scored easy semifinal victories Friday. The no. 1 seed in the Junior division. Bruce Nicholson Phoe Nix. Ariz., Defeated Chris Syl Van. Fresno calif., Ricky Meyer great . ., captured the other Semi final in the 18-year division by Downing Richard finn while e . Reserve quarterback Brian Sipe. Battling for a spot on the Browns Rosier directed a pair of second half touchdown drives in last week s tie Wilh the rams and is expected to get a Good look against the bengals. Third string quarterback Joe Reed a second year Man out of Mississippi state will go most of the Way for the 49ers against the wingless chargers. G an 121 Soi 101 321 123 451 102 385 113 412 104 412 114 420 109 392 108 376 52 115 .3m Stroell Pittsburgh. 34 Evans Atlanta. 34 Daj Ormon Atlanta. 32 born is san Franicisco 32 , Atlanta 29. Rum hum in Bench Cincinnati ii Evans Atlanta 6 Stroell pm Luburn is , Cin. Cir Natl 12 Singleton Mon real 81. 44 a 54 43 41 .311 .310 .3m .305 of teen los an Teiei Li-5, .737 , Atlanta 13-5, .722 server new York 15-6, .714 Bretl Pella Delphila 12-5. .706 Slowik new York. 7-3, .700 twit Tell Philadelphia 11.5, at Stron los angers 15-7, .612 Brawt , 174. .4m. Putt putt Champ Tulsa. Okla. A Daryl Freeman of Bristol. Tenn. Won the National putting Champion ship Friday with a record 95 under Par 193 for eight rounds. Freeman who broke the pre Vious National Mark by 15 strokes won and Quali fied along with eight others for the next world championship in 1975. The other qualifiers were Gary English Orlando. Fia. 210 Mike Baldoza. Fort Worth tex., 202 Gary Miller Colum Hus a. 204 Gary love. Euclid Ohio. 207 Ron Harrison Tyler. Tex., Ellon Davis Bur Lington n.c., and Vance ran Dall Chattanooga tcnn., All Wilh 208s, and Tony Cross. Louisville 209. Thursday Box score Cleveland i Brhel a Belll Sill Pale ass due fuss 5021 hot excl Crmoil Sylb 4221 rofas2b Ellis 4100 floy62b Wii Isif 5220 Otic of Rio Lichih 4234 Hoerner Torres of 5231 Tay Torri Kansas Cirr Abreh 4110 1010 3011 2090 0 0 d 0 1 0 5 0 1 0 my Berryle 4 0 j 0 4022 Murat Fly 4 0 j 0 Tiff cup 0000 3 0 Al o i i 0 Pitt Olill 3010 1111 2 1 o o total 41-10 h 10 cent Ltd Kwh cite a climb Lull car earns. Do cuff land it Nisi Colv 2. Lob Clev Turki 7, Kinas City i. In h r or Bbird 9 4 4 i 5 310 i 6 i i Dot Dirjon i 4 2 7 Mango re 32-34 1 i he tit i. 2 1 1 of hip to 45

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