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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - April 25, 1976, High Point, North Carolina Ioc High Point Enterprise sunday april 25, 1976 Snyder key Man for cars Cleveland a Cleveland Cavaliers guard Dick Snyder could be the Best shooter with bad hands in the National basketball association said teammate Austin Carr with a smile. Quot we Call Dick a old Cement hands. Throw him a pass and you close your eyes. Quot the fact is that despite the kidding about Snyder s Orcas i o n a i problems with bal handling the 10-year Veteran from Davidson has played a major role in Cleveland s amazing season on a club which emphasizes the Quot team concept of basketball. Snyder has been the Only Cavaliers to break into the top to in any Aba individual statistical category this season. Several times during the year he has been listed among the top percentage shooters in the league although a late season slump dropped him out of the top to. In thursday night s heart stopping 92-91 Victory Over Washington which gave Cleveland a 3-2 Lead in the Best of seven Eastern conference semifinal playoff series. Snyder scored 26 Points he got 16 of those in the first half and eight More in the third period sitting on the Bench with five fouls in the fourth Quarter until the Mal 1 12 of the game he then hit another pressure shot which gave Cleveland a Short lived 9d-89 Lead with 54 seconds left Cleveland coach Bill Fitch said. A Dick s play in the second half of the second game Over in Washington was hard to equal and that s How he played the entire game thursday Quot he s a Good example of this pitch added these players always hustled physically and now they have Learned to make their minds Hustle now when we re Down to or 15 Points we still believe we can get Back into the he noted Quot now they Are mentally full of positive thoughts Quot Snyder took Over the Quot shooting guard Quot starting position last season when Carr in Juris a knee and had to undergo surgery. He starting although Carr is Back to full health arid doing Yeoman work off the Bench a on this team starting just does t mean that much Quot Snyder said Quot everybody plays and the Cavaliers and bullets meet in game no 6 of the series monday night in Landover. My Cummings highlights relays Maryland a Scott Christopher turns play toward first after forcing Clemson s Alan Hoover 28 at second a wire photo Clemson Maryland set for baseball finale Martin leads by 4 in Lyga Birmingham. Ala aim Kathy Martin birdied her last three holes saturday to take a four stroke Edge Over first round Leader Jan Stephenson at the ladies professional Jolt association s Birmingham classic m iss Martin shot a 65 saturday and coupled with her 66 Friday her tournament leading score alter16 holes was 131 miss Stephenson shot a 70 saturday for a 135 six shots off the Pace was Laura Baugh with a 137 total Debbie Austin was at 138 and defending Champion Maria Astrologes and Betsy Cullen were tied at 139 during the overcast rain sprinkled Day miss Martin push no out nine birdies a it was a fantastic round Quot she said Quot i started a bit shaky but i hit it better and better As i went along a i kept saying to myself All Day. You can win you can win. She added Quot i went out there with a lot of Confidence because i Ain hitting the Ball so super Quot on her last Hole of the Day she hit her tee shot through the 18th Fairway and played a Driver Down the adjacent 13 before winding up behind some Trees she then pulled out a five Iron and hit the Fla stick All that remained was a six Inch Lap in for the Birdie Quot it i had t hit the she recalled. Quot i d still be looking for the Ball a miss Stephenson who led miss Martin by one stroke going into saturday s play said a i m not disappointed i am mad and disgusted a i dido t get one break today Quot she said the tournament s final round is scheduled for sunday Clemson so. Apr Maryland scored 12 runs in the sixth inning to defeat Virginia 14-8 saturday in the semifinals of the Atlantic coast conference baseball tournament Here. The Victory for Maryland Means they will face Clemson sunday in the acc championship series Maryland must defeat Clemson twice to take the title. Virginia Pitcher Harry Thomas hurled a perfect game through the first four innings and a no hitter for five before the terrapins blasted him and three other a Avalier pitchers in the sixth before the deluge. Virginia had held 4-0 Lead with runs in the first third and fourth innings the Cavaliers who had played four games in three Days appeared to have depleted their pitching ranks by the sixth inning of saturday s game Clemson edged Maryland 2-1 earlier saturday on a run scoring single by Steve Tucker and an Obi double by Alan Hoover in the top of the ninth inning the tigers were held to five hits in eight innings by Maryland Pitcher Bob Perris before David Caldwell opened the ninth with a towering triple to Center Field Cook nips Radford at Flag Martinsville. A aim National modified Champion Jerry Cook of Home n finished less than a car length in front of Paul Radford of Ferrum a. Arid won the $11 too. 150-Lap Lascar modified race saturday at Martinsville Speedway. Cook took the Lead on the 142nd Lap and held off Radford to win $1,850 pole Winner Bobby Allison of Hueytown. Ala., who also will drive in sunday s Virginia 500 grand National race led 141 laps before the engine failed in his Hornet. Wayne Anderson of Yaphank. N y., and Gerald Compton of Martinsville finished third and fourth respectively All in the same Lap with Cook and Radford Cook averaged Only 49 676 Miles per hour and the race took i hour 35 minutes 13 seconds to run because of eight caution flags for 61 laps on the 525-mile track Roger Hill of Westfield n clipped end Over end in his Vega in the most spectacular Accident of the Day but was uninjured. This was Cook s sixth career modified Victory at Martinsville Speedway. Richie Evans of Rome. N Was an Early contender but dropped out after 31 laps with engine failure ecu Routs Vii twice Lexington a. A Terry Durham and Dean Reavis each pitched a two hitter As the East Carolina pirates overwhelmed Virginia military Institute 11-1 and,11-0 in a Southern conference baseball double header saturday the Only run scored by the key dets was unearned the count was 2-2 on Tucker he blooded a single to Center Field to tie the game. Maryland already had scored in the fifth Perris walked Bill Foley and struck out Robert Bonnette. Hoover a designated hitter then blasted his double to Center Field to drive in Foley on the winning run earlier. Virginia blasted 17 hits off three Wake Forest pitchers to Lake an 8-2 Victory and Advance in the losers bracket of the tournament the loss drops the deacons 22-11, from the three Day event Virginia 17-21, tallied in All but two frames to Back up the nine hit pitching of right hander Robert Anderson 3-2 after giving up runs in the first third and fourth innings to take a 3-1 Lead the Cavaliers added two More in the fifth to sew up the Victory Philadelphia a Paul Cummings a former Brigham Young runner won the 1 500-meter run by an eyelash Villanova distance runners captured three relay races and Tennessee a 800-meter relay team tied a world record saturday the final Day of the today Penn relays at Franklin Field Cummings 23, considered by Many As the United states top Hope in the 1,500 in the Montreal olympics beat Texas Elpaso a defending Champion Wilson Waiswa each was timed in 3 minutes 38 9 seconds. Cummings blew a 25-Yard Lead and won with a final lunge at the tape Cummings later collapsed in the infield and was treated for heat exhaustion he later explained that although it was Only 71 degrees he seemed to have developed a habit of running himself into the ground Villanova boosted its total of Penn relay victories since 1955�?to 59, with easy triumphs in the distance Medley on Friday and the 6.000 and 3,200 meter races saturday irishman Eamonn Coghlan who anchored a runaway Victory in the Medley did it again in the 6.000 Mark Belger with Coghlan running a third leg. Anchored the 3,200 Victory also a cakewalk for Villanova Villanova s quartet of Gary Trojanowski George Mackay Phil Kane and Coghlan won the 6,000 in 15 03 0. Finishing 50 Yards ahead of runner up Penn anchored by David Merrick the ic4a Cross country Champion Penn s time was 15 09.8, with Rice third in 15 14.8 Mackay Kane Coghlan and Belger scored a 25-Yard Victory Over Michigan in the 3.200 with a time of 7 18.0. Michigan was clocked in 7.21.0 and third place Princeton in 7 23.2 Tennessee s 800-meter relay team of Lamar Pryor Ronnie Harris Jerome Morgan and Reggie Jones beat Kentucky state in 1 21.5, tying the world Mark set by the italian National team on july 21, 1972 in Baretta Italy. Jones the Mcaa 200-meter Champion also anchored a winning Tennessee 400-meter relay team and won the 100-meter championship Cummings said he did t know Waiswa was closing in until the crowd of 30,000 started going wild Quot they usually Don t do that unless you re opening a big Lead or someone is coming on i Felt it was just a matter of time until he Waiswa caught up. A in the last 200 Yards my whole body was just out of it but i could sense that he was out of it too. When he came up. I looked Over and he was t moving any faster than i was. That helped my Waiswa an olympian from Kenya said he started his final kick too late to win Arizona state with Clifton Mckenzie Rick Walker Carl Mccullough and Herman Frazier won the 1,600-meter relay championship by inches Over Tennessee Frazier ran a 45-second final Lap Arizona state and Tennessee each was clocked in 3 05.1. George Malley of Penn state won the 3.000-meter steeplechase in 8 34 4 Greg Joy of Texas Elpaso took the High jump in 7 feet 4 inches arid Florida a will Freeman won the pole vault at 16-6. Tennessee s Phil Olsen won the first individual title of the Day with a javelin throw of 267 feet 2 inches flans Almstrom of Texas Foj paso won the shot put at 62-4�?~i, and de Lennex of St Josephus pa., won the triple jump at 54-3. Tennessee a quartet of John Young Ricci Gardner. Jerome Morgan and Reggie Jones the Mcaa 200-meter Champion won the 400-meter relay in 39 4. Edging Arizona state and Essex. N j., Junior College in the 440-meter hurdle relays Seton Hall outran Florida in 56.8 with Kevin Webb. Reggie Blackshear. Kevin Mcevoy and Larry Bunting carrying the Baton for the winners. Florida made up for its disappointment by winning the sprint Medley in 3 13.9 As Noel Gray Mike Sharpe Stan Harris and Horace Tuitt Duran delphic team. Kent states Steve Harden who led Friday s qualifiers came Back and won the triple jump championship at 49 9ai. Penn states Mike Shine won the 110-meter High hurdles in 13 6, beating Gary Burl of Arizona state by one tenth of a second since 1910 swing into Spring Stites a downtown a Reynolda a High Point entire Stock Shortsleeve sport shirts and knit shirts starts monday

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