High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Apr 19 1974, Page 19

Low-resolution version. To view a high quality image

Start Free Trial
High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - April 19, 1974, High Point, North Carolina Big weekend for panthers Burke Suter. Starts saturday Lew Lyon. Sunday worker by Paul Shinn ten games remain on the High Point College baseball schedule but two of the most important Are coming up this weekend. Saturday afternoon the panthers play at Pfeiffer to break the current tie for first place in the Carolinas conference. Both teams have 5-1 league records. Pc beat Pfeiffer at High Point in a wild game earlier this season. Sunday afternoon the panthers Host Guilford in another league game. The implications Are obvious. A these games May not make our season but if we win. A everybody will be chasing said Panther Boss Chuck Hartman. A live been nervous about this for two Days. You a a want to beat the teams you have to beat. If not. Well have to a a depend on somebody else to do it and that leaves you with a bad pc goes into tomorrow s 3 pm. Game with a 16-4 record. Pfeiffer is 20-2. A a Burke Suter 3-1 has been named to Start saturday while Lew Lyon 4-0 will Start sunday. Billy Sorrell Wiir backup either Day. Hartman said this morning that shortstop Alan Brumfield i had suffered a Bruise on his Glove hand and it has affected his hitting. Brumfield could be a question Mark. If he does no to play much freshman Paul Walter will replace him the panthers have won the Carolinas conference Crown for i a record five consecutive years. At this Point they have a Good shot at the District playoffs even without winning the conference tournament. Pc s record is 9-2 in District play and with a couple of games with . A amp to coming up. That could be better. The game rained out with Duke this past week will not be. Replayed but has been scheduled for High Point next season in a doubleheader. A a we be had six games rained out this year and not made up a Hartman said. A a that a the most i can Ever remember. And we want to play As Many As we can to get a look at All our pitchers before the the top four teams play in the tournament. Elon follows the leaders with a 5-2 record. Catawba is 5-3. Atlantic Christian 2-2. Lenoir Rhyne 2-4, Guilford 3-7 and Mars Hill 0-6. Blackout did t Hurt nil Washington a despite dire predictions about the Impact of the anti blackout Law last fall the 26 National football league teams suffered Only minimal economic damage in televising foldout Home games locally the government says. In a 400-Page report to Congress the Federal communications commission said the big Winner was the Hometown fans who benefited by having 109 of 180 Home games televised in their cities As opposed to Only one in 1972. A this Means that the fans of Home team football were Able to see Thair team play which is what the Law was designed to said the acc report made Public thursday. Sen. John Pastore d-r.i., chairman of the Senate subcommittee on communications and one of the anti blackout Law s sponsors said the acc report supports what he has believed ail along. A i always Felt and Felt sincerely that the league was its own worst enemy in painting a pessimistic picture about lifting the blackout a he said. In new York. Nil commissioner Pete Rozelle said the league fears the Long Range effects of televising Home games in Home areas. He said the league did t expect any serious financial effects to be Felt in 1973 because 90 per cent of the tickets had been sold before the Law was passed. A several clubs including the super bowl Champion Miami dolphins have noticed such season ticket Sale erosion for the 1974 Rozelle said. But the acc said a it is unlikely that season ticket sales will be adversely affected by the Law because there seems to be an excess demand for tickets. In fact. 1973 was the Best season Ever for the the regulatory Agency said there was an increase in the number of no shows fans who Purchase tickets but done to attend the game. High Point Enterprise Friday april 19, 1974 3b Small engines get a the nod at Wilkesboro High Point going to the banquet High Point College athletes await the beginning of their annual awards presentation thursday night. They Are 1-r baseball Pitcher Billy Sorrell Panther club president Jim Marsh Tennis player Caroline Clements and most valuable basketball player Pete Collins. Awards were presented in most sports last night although baseball track Golf and Tennis were held out because the season in t Over. The outstanding physical education major award was Given to sue Stevenson. Jackie Silar won map in girls basketball and Field hockey. Kathy Lynch took volleyball honors. Collins was recognized for making third team naia All american his senior year. Tom Mcintosh was most valuable in soccer. Karen Gebhardt was Given the women a recreation award As the outstanding senior and Diana Rhodes was recognized As outstanding cheerleader. Golf coach Marvin Sandifer was Given a Golf bag and umbrella for his work. Stag photo by Mark Auitt Fezler More relaxed leading Monsanto Golf Home run Streak ends Aaron finally singles by the associated press Hank Aaron finally hit one. A single that is. A a it a about time a the Atlanta superstar said thursday night after getting his pc golfers top Catawba High Point colleges Golf team is on the verge of its first winning season in five years. The panthers beat Catawba 18-6 thursday to raise their record to 7-6-1. Tom Crane was the medallist with a 73. Pc teammates Eddie Forward and Tom Hartman had 74s. The panthers close their season monday at Oak hollow against Atlantic Christian and Catawba. The conference tournament follows. First non Home run hit of the baseball season. Ralph Carr meanwhile was smacking everything in sight getting three straight hits driving in two runs and scoring twice to Lead the braves to a 72 Victory Over the san Diego padres. In thursdays other National league games St. Louis beat Philadelphia 6-2, Montreal downed the new York mets 8-5, san Francisco Defeated Houston 5-2 and the Chicago cubs edged Pittsburg 1-0. In the american league the new York Yankees whipped Boston 6-1, Minnesota clipped California 3-2 and Baltimore a game at Detroit was rained out. Braves 7, padres 2 Aarons Only three hits going into thursday nights games were As if you had t heard Home runs the 714th. 715th and 716th of his career. But in 21 other official at bats he Hadnot managed so much As a single. Then last monday night he Hurt his shoulder making a throw. Head been sidelined since then. Against the padres he walked struck out twice then grounded a single up the Middle putting his average at .167. Quot the shoulder hurts and i can to swing the Bat a Aaron said. A it feels terrible and it keeps me from swinging Garr had gotten hits in his last four at bats wednesday night in a 6-1 loss to the padres then kept the Streak going in his first three thursday night. He was so intent on making so a Home run on 5b Pensacola Fla. Apr soft spoken Young Forrest Fezler says he s playing less and enjoying it More this season. A i was putting too much pressure on myself last year a Golf a Heartbreak kid said thursday after his five underpay 66 had set the Pace in the opening round of the $150,000 Monsanto open. A i was trying to play every week just grind it out. I m bulldogs fall to Salisbury Salisbury things started Well for the Thomasville baseball team but did not last a As the bulldogs lost an Early Lead to fall to Salisbury 6-3. Thomasville outhit Salisbury 9-6, but come up with the big hit w Hen needed. Billy Freeman led the bulldogs at the plate knowing in two runs on two hits while Tim Tysinger Zeb Hanner and Kenny Staton also had two hits each. The loss drops Thomasville record to 2-4 in the South Piedmont conference. The bulldogs will go for their third Victory tuesday night at Finch Field when they face Lexington. Tickets for that game Are now available from any Davidson county shrine member. Thomasville 201 too 0-392 Salisbury 012 120 x 6 6 i by Salisbury Bills Freeman Parks we a Yost. Up a Tysinger. Jack Nicolaus has won the world series of Golf four times. Gary player of South Africa has taken it three times. Not playing near As much this year and it seems easier. There s not so much pressure. I m More relaxed a Fezler said. Fezler. Who did t win a title but collected More than $100,000 last season held a one stroke advantage Over Lee elder Chuck Courtney and big Chris Blocker tied at 67. With another group of seven tied at 68 after one round of this Chase for a $30.-000 first prize. Homero Blancas who won this tournament a year ago headed the latter group. He said his play was a miraculous. I could have had a 76 real Blancas once got it in the water made three trips into the Piney Woods and found three of the sparkling White Sand bunkers in his trip Over the 6.679yard Pensacola country club course. But he pitched in from 45-50 Yards to said Par on one occasion holed three put s in the 2025 foot Range and one putted a total of nine times. Many of the game s top names who last year made a habit of edging out Fezler for various titles Are not competing in this event including Gary player Jack Nicklaus Tom Weiskopf Johnny Miller Lee Trevino Arnold Palmer and Billy Casper. Fezler needed Only 27 putts in his solid round that included a single bogey. He holed one 30footer for a Birdie hit a six Iron to within a foot and once saved Par from 15 feet on his front Side. North Wilkesboro. . Apr Chevrolet Drivers Cal Yarborough Bobby and Donnie Allison. Benny Parsons and Coo Coo Marlin will use smaller engines to take advantage of a new Carburettor Rule As they try to qualify for sundays Gwyn Staley memorial Stock car race. Richard Petty and George Brooks in Dodges Are the Only solid contenders still using the big engines with 367 or More cubic inches Piston displacement which the new Rule handicaps. The first to positions in the 30-car Field were to be filled today. The Lap record for the five eighths of a mile North Wilkesboro Speedway is 107.558 Miles per hour. Winners of six of this year s seven grand National races Are among the 35 or More entries. Charlie Giortz Bacini of Evansville. Ind., set the Lap record in 1971. He used a big engined Chevrolet owned by sex Driver Junior Johnson whose shops Are located about to Miles from the track. Johnson and Driver Yarborough have won three of the seven events this year using a big engine. For the Gwyn Staley 400, however they Are switching to a 366 cubic Inch Job. Johnson says that if it proves successful and reliable hell go with it the rest of the season. Yarborough Bobby Allison la Enterprise Page 3-b fri., april 19, 1974 and Petty Are running for the grand National championship and Yarborough now leads the Points race for that $100,000 season end payoff. It would be his first title. Petty has won the Crown four times. Allison who finished second in the recent rebel 500 at Darlington. S.c., has his sights set on winning the next three grand National events. If he does hell join Petty and Absentee David Pearson As Stock car racing s third $1 million career Winner. The remaining 20 positions in the lineup will be decided in time trials saturday prior to a too mile race for compact sedans. Pearson who is not entered in sundays race will be on hand to watch David Pearson or. Compete in the compact race. Newcombe Smith Lead a cab quarterfinals Charlotte n. C. Apr top seeded John Newcombe and no. 2 seed Stan Smith led the Way into today s quarterfinals of the $50,000 world championship of Tennis Blue group tournament. Heading toward sundays finals at the olde Providence Racquet and swim club. Newcombe. Winner of the tour s last two tournaments and five of the last seven ousted fellow australian Dick creamy 6-3, 7-6. In thursdays catch up action making up for matches rained out wednesday. Smith Defeated Czechoslovakia s Milan Holecek 0-6. 6-4. 6-0, and then figured As a victim in a major doubles pet. Smith and Bob Lutz top seeded in doubles were ousted in the first round by Buster Mottram of great Britain and Baul Ramirez of Mexico. 7-6, 75. The other three seeded teams weathered the first round. Today s pairings sent Newcombe against eighth seeded Jeff Borowiak who ousted coif Richey. 3-6, 7-6, 7-6. Smith faced unseeded Geoff masters of Australia who gained the quarterfinals with a 6-2, 6-4 Victory Over Terry Addison. No. 3 seed Alex Metreveli of the soviet Union met fifth seeded Dick Stockton. Of Ford Grubby a Ford 1-40 amp Hwy. 66 Kernersville . Q R.I. a car As Low As $5 a Day Quot Small we do things we could i do big 273-7438 a of before you feel like this. J cd it about Vii Lpool Terrial air conditioners Hunter heating amp air conditioning phone 882-3366 Cullen pacing Lyga tourney Palm Springs Calif. Apr a year ago. Mickey Wright came to this desert resort to become a student of Golf under a local pro. It paid off with a $25,000 Victory in the Dinah Shore winners Circle Lyga championship Betsy Cullen an oklahoman who used to fret when the wind blew arrived in Palm Springs a month ago and the 35-Yearold, nine year Veteran went directly to John Revolta teaching pro at Tamarisk country club. Miss Cullen has t won the richest tournament in the history of women a Golf but with the wind As an ally not an enemy she whipped the wind blown 6,382-Yard Mission Hills Golf and country club course in two under Par 70 for a one stroke Lead entering today a second round of the $200,000 tournament. A i arrived a month Early to work with Revolta a said miss Cullen who led to an Prentice by one stroke the Only other Gal among 51 to break Par As winds gusted More than 35 Miles per hour blowing Sand and Golf shots. Miss Wright the defending Champion who withdrew because of recent foot surgery Lias a record 82 Lyga championships in 20 years. Miss Cullen has been victorious twice in eight prior years the 1972 Sears classic and the 1973 Alamo open. Today s tee off times were put Back one hour to to . Put because of the forecast for diminishing wind. Miss Cullen said her secret to Success in the wind is not to worry about it. Red eyed f rom the Gritty air she said a was Long As in a hitting solidly i have control. You have to behave on this course of you know what kind of spin you la have you re Kathy Whitworth the up Gay Sall time leading Money Winner shot an 80, and Carol Mann the Only two time Winner on the 1974 tour an 82. Wanted parts counter Man we have an immediate opening in our parts department. Experienced Man desired however will consider applicant with no previous experience. Must be High school graduate. Good working conditions plus fringe benefits insurance amp retirement Etc. Apply in person parts department 7 30 . A 5 . Ilderton Dodge Dodge depend on it Horace g. Ilderton inc. 701-709 s. Main St. High Point . E. A. Johnson parts manager High Point Lawn and Garden equipment it co. 2928 n. Main Street Telephone 869-2212 authorized snapper dealer 4 5 4 w Ith the Haji Between the handles. Snapper fast Means you get through last. Here s Why a grass hag is Between the handles Tor tight spots. A extra Large grass hag a holds i-1/2 bushels. A powerful vacuum action a Tor an extra clean Lawn. Get yours today. Be snapper fast. All snapper mowers meet a n s i. Safety specifications 3 81 4 see your local dealer distributed in the Carolinas by Porter Brothers Shelby

Search all High Point, North Carolina newspaper archives

Explore other publications from High Point, North Carolina

All newspaper archives for April 19, 1974

Browse