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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - August 10, 1972, High Point, North Carolina Time out in. Pettit High school football teams have settled Down into the hectic routine of pre season practice. The coaches Are up to their whistles in offensive and defensive strategy plus the Ever developing problem of personnel and position. Another group is working earnestly in preparation for the football season too. This group is easily spotted during a game because of those highly visible Black and White striped shirts. Officially no Pun intended they carry such titles As referee Linesman Field judge Umpire and Back judge. Unofficially they re tagged with less complimentary trappings by coaches and fans. Being a football official is a Tough Job. That a the voice of experience speaking and not a pontifical pronouncement from the lofty Heights of a press Box. I remember it Well. It was a Junior High game in Marion my Home town and the place where i was working As a sportswriter at the time. I had gone to the game to speak to the coach for a moment not planning on staying but when i arrived the sideline scene bordered on turmoil. There were supposed to be three officials working the game but Only two showed up. The two who were there Call the game without a third Man. The visiting coach was starting to make noises about a forfeit. Then someone spotted me. A the can be the third official a a voice cried out As Heads turned my Way. A who me a was my Brilliant comeback. After several minutes of gentle persuasion which included Praise for my writing ability insistence that i would make a Fine official the lure of Money and a half Nelson deftly applied by the head coach i decided to Den the stripes. Now first of All lets get one thing straight. I try to keep up with rules and rules changes As much As any writer. I like to think i know More in that department than the average fan. But an official in a not. The official has to make the instant Call and head better be Able to Back it up with the right Rule. After seeing High school College and pro games for a while the rules tend to run together and it takes o Little time for me to sort out the difference. My anxieties came to a head shortly before the Kickoff. A they a i said to the referee a a in a not so sure this is a Good idea. In be never done this a a done to worry about it a he said less than reassuringly a just fake How the hell do you Quot fake being an official Well it was t Long Bosforo i got my Chanco. About six plays into the game i called defensive holding against the visiting team. Immediately i was labelled As a i admit to having a severe Case of a Rabbit it seemed like that visiting coach was Riding in my shoulders. Shortly after that i discovered that it takes some know How just to Man Euver on a football Field. When i was a player i knew where i was going and who would be there when i arrived but As an imitation official there were 22 Guys out there going in All directions and sometimes it was just Plain hard to get out of the Way. One smart offensive end began using me on his patterns. Head run right up to me then Cut using me As a screen against the defensive Man. It took a while to figure out How to Stop that. In the second Quarter my first crisis came up. I was in the defensive secondary when a Long pass play developed. It was a Fly pattern to the wide receiver and he was moving on. Both he and the defensive Back were Well past me when the Ball came Down Between them. All i could see were their backs As they fell to the ground. When i got to the players they were struggling for the Ball although the defensive Man had control. It looked like on interception but i had t actually seen an interception. I looked toward the referee but he shrugged that he did t know. The Linesman merely looked the other Way. Knowing that hesitation is the worst thing an official can do i gave my signal indicating interception and prayed silently that the stands empty in the next two minutes. A it was an incomplete pass you idiot a the offensive coach of the Hometown team naturally shouted in a frenzy. I nearly panicked. A couple of Days later the coach admitted it actually was an interception but that did no to help me at the time. Going into the fourth Quarter the visiting team held a 2-0 Lead on a safety. The third Quarter had been fairly routine and i was beginning to think i had it made. Then with less than four minutes to go in the game it happened. The Home team had the Ball on its 15 Yard line with second Down and a couple of Yards to go. The defense apparently expected an up the Middle play because it was stacked in pretty close but the Call was a pitch out around the left Side. Just prior to Tho snap though Tho ti9t end lunged slightly from his Throo Point Stone. It was hardly Noti Comblo. I Hood to Coll it to Caus it was just a Mottor of boing off Bol Anc but i throw Tho flog of Tho Boll was shop pod. The pitch Man turned the Corner sprinted 30 Yards Down the sideline then Cut Back across the Field for the rest of the distance and the apparent winning touchdown. Except for one thing. The next few minutes were terrible. The Home coaches and fans were giving me plenty. After the game the walk to the dressing room seemed like a thousand Miles. A the Wasny to offsides a the coach protested. A i was looking right at him and he did no to and that a when i really began sympathizing with officials. Its Tough to handle when you know you re right and someone is arguing passionately that you Are wrong. One woman even accused me of a pulling for the other i for some reason that struck me As funny. It was the Only laugh i had that Day. Mets Dave Marshall manages to score despite tackle by cards Catcher Ted Simmons a wire photo Stargell compares Carlton to Koufax by the associated press a i hit him like i used to hit Koufax a Willie Stargell said of Philadelphia a Steve Carlton is like drinking Coffee with a Fork you Ever try that a Sandy Koufax of course is in baseball shall of Fame now. And if a one season performance had any bearing on such an Honor Carlton would be a shoo in for the shrine. A the was overpowering a a amazing a a a hell of a Pitcher a the superlatives just Stop flowing wednesday night in Pittsburgh after Carlton a 6-foot-5 Veteran Lethander reeled off his 13th straight Victory with a three hitter to raise his record to 18-6�?best in the National league and struck out 12 batters to boost his major league leading total to 232 in route to leading the Phillies to a 2-0 Triumph Over the pirates. Elsewhere in the National league Atlanta blanked Houston 6-0, san Diego beat san Francisco 5-2, Montreal Defeated the Chicago cubs 8-2, Cincinnati turned Back los Angeles 6-3 and the new York mets trimmed St. Louis 8-3. In the american league Detroit split a doubleheader with new York winning 6-0 before the Yankees took the Nightcap 2-1, Boston beat Cleveland 5-2, Texas trimmed Minnesota 3-2, Baltimore bombed Milwaukee 10-0. Kansas City whipped Oakland 5-2 and Chicago nipped California 1-0. To add insult to injury Carlton also kicked in with his first Home run of the season and fourth in his major league career but that was just incidental. A i just can to believe anyone can pitch better than he has a Philst manager Paul Owens exulted after Carlton extended to 54 his string of innings without allowing an earned run. A and he a a competitor. You give him a run or two Early and he really gets the phils gave him that run in the second inning against Steve Blass As Willie Montanez singled and raced All the Way Home when right fielder Gene Clines displayed Greg Luzinski a single. Carlton put the final Nail in the pirates coffin the next inning with his Homer Over the right Field Wall off Blass. A the threw me one of those big changes he a got a Carlton said a and i managed to regain my balance and hit Felix Millan drove in two in citywide Tennis Koonce Randle Sloan victors runs for the braves with a single and a sacrifice Fly but it was Hank Aaron and George Stone who starred against the sagging astros. Aaron belted his 23rd Homer of the season a two run shot in the first inning that gave him 662 for his career. And Stone made the runs stand up with a six hitter. Juan Marichal who has won just four games this season and none in nearly a month dropped his 14th when the padres jumped on him for three runs in the first inning see Stargell on 6c Emery Wood net event scheduled Emerywood country club will Host an adult invitational Tennis tournament aug. 17-20, according to club pro Herb Belick. Tho tournament which is open to All Usta members will to divided into men s singles and doubles women s singles and doubles and mixed doubles. The deadline for entering the singles is aug. 15 at 6 . And for Tho doubles aug. 17 at the Sam time. More information May to gotten from Bolick at 885-2797. Pairings set for classic by Benny Phillips associate sports editor and now on with the main event. With the first round of the women a division of the Enterprise Golf classic in the books and the juniors and sub juniors playing their first round today what is left is the menus division of the 14th annual tournament. Pairings and starting times for the 345 golfers Are listed below. The tournament a 72-Hole event will be played Over two courses. Blair Park and Oak hollow. The same pairings and starting times will be used this weekend. In other words those golfers who play at Blair Park saturday will move to Oak hollow on sunday and will keep the same starting times. The 36 holes this weekend will determine the tournaments medallist and after sundays second round the classic will be broken into flights. New pairings and new starting times will be announced next week. Bud Kivette who who tees off saturday at Oak hollow at 12 51, is the defending Champion of the classic. Ivett edged Henry Weaver on last years final Day to w i n the championship. Weaver who Sank a Hole in one on no. 12 at Blair Park last year on the final Day is not entered in this years tournament. Stan , the Leader going into the final 18 holes last August is entered along with scoot Utley who finished third. A Host of other favourites include former classic winners Bill Hoover and Jim Ward and top players such As c. L. Beck. Freddie Little. Richard Hartman James Kenan Austin Kine of Denton the Baity Brothers of Thomasville and Aaron and Albert Rice plus Many Many others. Hoover for example just recently won the High Point Golf association tournament. Also in the Field is Garland Yates of Denton who recently won a tournament at Denton a new Golf course and would have to rate among the favourites Here. The High Point Enterprise classic starting times Blair Park cold course front Nino 1 24 Bern pop to Beeson de Baldwin Dennis Byrd 1 31 George Duncan Arnold easter David Overcash pm Hamner. I 31 Rodney Kennedy. Don Everhart Allen Thom Burn Jerry Durham. 1 45 c. L. Hill Paul govern Jerry Leonard Leonard Cranford. A s2 Roger Motley Jerry Hilliard Jim Vaughn Danny Fowler. I St Jimmy Patton Billy Ritchie Ford Snow Darrell Hawks. A 06 Jim Kennedy Larry Willett Marvin Emerson Jerry Owens. 9,13 Darrell Bowers Frank Mcclure Grady Shives Joseph nay. 9 ?0 Mike Brady Michael Welch Harold Welch Thomas Wilson. 9 27 Bob Goodman Rex Walter Dave Beaston. Jerry Koontz. 12 30 hat Shipwash Donald Hankins Harold Ayscue Don Shipwash. 12 37 Ken Poindexter David Good son Richard Hill Harry Truesdale 12 44 Jerry Kincaid Howard Wagoner Richard swing Hubie Streetman. 12 is Benny Weathers Robert eng lend Keith Hilliard Kenneth Lambeth. 12 i Steve Carter Harold Williams Bill Foust Stan Spangle. I of Eddie Robbins Dennis Combs Wayne Myers David Killian. I 12 Wayne Andrews Raymond Combs Phillips Combs. Richard Bullard. 1 19 h. E. Young Carroll Rickard Ronald Mcmasters. Douglas Hodges i 26 Quinton brew it buddy Yar Borough Bobby my denial m. M. Veckery. 1 33 do Smith David Rogers Ami Logan Dave Kennedy i 54 Dick Carter Rex Nelson Blair Park Oole course Back nine i 31 Robert Bruton Bobby Beeson Clarence Smith Glenn Cele. I la Richard Williams stave Deal Steve Seizer Richard Teague i 45 e. C. Bullard Don Young g t. Kelly jr., Ron Vance 152 Randy Howard Delbert Gardner r j. Reynolds Vann Nealeans. I 59 Ron Russell. Travis Bray o. H. Leak Henry Young 9 06 David Chestnut Kenny Moo re William Martin Howard Williams. 9 13 Wesley Hutchens Ernest Addington Harold Hawkins Jerry inkwell 9 20 Roy Wade. Boyd Ward r w. Bowers Edmond Kurtz 9 27 James Foster Toby Varnar Tom Videtich Mark Atwood. 12 30 James Byrd Jerry Ingram James Eaton Bob Smith. 12 37 Lloyd Carter Edwin Peatress Harold Hutchinson Chi Kirby 12 44 Larry Jarrell Lanny Jarrell Larry Jones Bobby Mcpherson 12 51 Calvin Riley Chi Gordon Thomas Sullivan George Baity. 12 54 Harold Solomon Jerry Hedrick Virgil Carrick Larry Rouse. I of Clarence Stanley Hugh Bentley r b Pegram Leon Dor set in 1 12 Jerry Price Kenny lev Longood James Michael Clay Williams 1 33 j. I. Lockhart Don Tsary Gene or ant Ord Joe Coe kerb am 1 40 Larry Younts Der ton Cranford j. C. Varner Bill Morgan. Oak hollow Oolf course front nine 7 49 Eddie Forward James Ken an. Pat Howard Richard Hartman. I 03 Chuck Ivey Scott Utley Stevo Kimsey Byron Starnes. 1 10 j. F Harris Dan Vagit Jim Ward Doug Aumon. R 17 Charlie Hill Bill Brewer Leon Byerly Randy Miller. I 24 Roger Johnson Lennie Johnson Chuck Tysinger Bill Moore. I 31 Virgil Brock Dan Cecil Tommy Garrett Jim Weaver. I 31 de Anthony Curtis Hill Ami Hubbard j. W Hubbard. A 45 Howard Ward Logan White Ernie Newton. Jack Hedrick i 52 Billy Gardner Jim Kinney Phil Sedberry Bonnie Scarborough i 59 Wilbur Swaim. Richard trailer Jerry Proctor Gene Carter. 9 06 r if hard Saugus Biti Mangum Claude Midkiff Clyde Erwin 9 13 w l. Flowers Edgar Wood Paul Guthrie Dave Ingold 9 20 Richard Dobbins Gary Flowers Stan Kinney. 9 27 Jack Powell. Aubrey Bottoms Jerry Williams Al Jarlett. 12 to Albert Rice c. L. Beck Gary Auman Bob Allen 12 37 Charles Teague Fred Harrington. Ami Anderson Randall Johnson 12 44 Mike Smith Aam Rice Chi Wall Bruce Dehart 12 51 Freddie Little Bud Livatt Palmer Barrett Guy Hedrick 12 54 Eddie Dyer Garland Yates Don Bally Lanny Edmond i 05 Bobby Inman Max Matthews Art Wilson Lawrence White. I 12 Rusty Ferguson to Deal Roger Cook. Howard Cooper i 19 John Carter Jimmy Bayne Bob Baity t l. Myers i is olm mawr la Abaft Bueche. Bab Beverly David Venin j 33 Butch Moorefield Stephen York Walter query int Bridges. 1 40 Bill Hoover Harold Reid Steve Jaeger Mike Hedrick. 1 47 George Wallace Lebrown Rick Burga j. C Bolas i 54 Austin Fine Hubert Oliver Tony Batty Freddie Smith Oak hollow Golf course Back no 4 17 Wayne Gibbs Darrell Fulllum c. C Patton. Frank Harrellson i 24 Shelton Warner Tom Gell More Bill Safewright Ami Clay. 4 i Charles Hudson. Tom Dorsett Jerry Dennis Doug Whit 4 34 Eddie Jackson Gary Hooks Alan Nealeans David Schultz 4 45 fats Walton slav Ingram Glenn Johnson Shortie Holland. 4 52 Leonard Stevenson Don Bingham Harold Miller Garland Kinney 4 59 Nell a Wilson Ray f Smith Jim Walker Jim Spillers 9 0 Ronald Campbell. Lawrence Wicker Jerry Williams Robert Miller 9 13 Hugh Kellam Dillard Byerly Carey k Al urn Vann Spring tied 9 20 Austin Cook Bobby Shackelford Gary Zackary Hubert Hobson 9 27 Tom Greene Robert co. Zoni Tutterow c. N Mccain. 12 30 Frad floaters. Craig Hodges Elmer Clayton Steve Spillers 12 37 r d Gibson. Horace Jarrell Howard Malpass Bill Walker. 12 44 Bill Wall Jim Solvay tim Cook Charles Whittington. 12 51 Jim Tolbert j. W. Wilson Randy Morrow Jerry o Dell. I 51 Gene Shubert Chi Spaugh e. L. Met co Malcolm Combs i 05 Ernest Myers Joe Vanhoy Worth Hedrick Jack Bolton 1 12 Jerry Little Bill Coore John Coffee Ronald Dennis. 1 19 Norman peace Larry Bullsn Doug Smith Ralph Wyrle Csc i 26 f. M. Ingram Jimmy la James Underwood Hal Hicks. I s3 Bob Selman Donald Wood David Thomas Floyd Austin Section c thurs., aug. To 1972 . Team is Winner in tourney Charleston w. A. Tho North Corr Una Btl league baseball team made up of 16 to 18 year old players Defeated Charleston w. Va., Here wednesday night in the four team Southern regional. Today at 5 30 . The team takes on Orlando fla., in the second game of the double elimination tournament. Tim Huff of Southwest Forsyth High school pitched a three hit shutout and Mark Rod Man of Reynolds High led the hitting with a triple. Ike Hicks of Trinity drove in the third run of the game. Health cards at Northeast football coaches at Northeast Junior High ask that candidates for this years team pick up health cards at the school from 9 a m. To 4 . Between now and August 21, when practice opens at 4 . Three More finals matches were decided in wednesdays action of the annual High Point Tennis Cassie being held this week at Central highs courts. In girls 18 singles Beth Koonce and Meg Randle stood toe to toe after two sets each splitting a set at 6-2, miss Koonce then rallied to take the extra set 6-3 to win the division championship. Miss Randle rebounded quickly however by winning the girls 16 singles Over Connie Mccuiston with a stunning 64, 6-3. Dan Sloan captured the first place trophy in the boys 12 singles Ever John Lee. Sloan won the first set easily at 6-1, but had to struggle to overcome Lee in the second in which the score was 6-4. In menus singles John Hutchens crushed Hal Kennedy 6-1, 6-1. Action was blazing hot in the mixed doubles division As Betsy and Arthur Utley scrambled to Edge miss Koonce and Ken Greer 6-4, 3-6, 6-4. Libit and Arch Schoch make it look a bit easier As they downed Lynn and George Shepard 6-1, 6-3. Saturdays matches Are As follows women a Novice singles semifinals Linda weeks is. Debbie Miller at 8 a m. Menus senior singles semifinals Wilson Rogers is. Bob Bodle at 9 a m. Menus Novice singles semifinals Larry Lehmann is. Or. Tom Wood and Larry White is. Mike Manley at 9 a m. At i . In menus singles semifinals Ven Taylor is. John Hutchens and Dusty Schoch is. Larry wigged women a doubles semifinals a Margaret and Meg Randle is. Donna and Nelson Hartley at 2 30 menus senior doubles finals Howard easter and Dick Wisenburg is. Dick Hartley and Bob Bodle at 2 30 and mixed doubles semifinals Van Taylor and Sylvia Lee is. Betsy and Arthur Utley and Donna and Richard Hartley is. The Winner of Hutchens and White is. Arch and Libit Schoch at 4 . Sundays finals matches Start at i p. In. W 11 h menus and women a singles and menus Novice singles. Women a doubles menus senior singles and menus Novice doubles Are slated for 2 30. Mixed doubles women a senior singles and women a Novice singles will be at 4 . Andrews coach Cone Mcrae runs Drill Mcrae offensive line coach for the red raiders keeps use the heavy equipment starting today. The raiders Raider Grid prospects moving. Andrews has been will live in the gymnasium until the opening game using Light gear in practice for five Days and will with r. J. Reynolds sept. I at Bowman Gray stadium. O o o r Stift of 0 0 Mirk Austin

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