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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - August 15, 1976, High Point, North Carolina A baseball standings by the associated press All times Edt american league East j. We w l pc go new York 69 44 6n _ Baltimore 57 54 514 la Cleveland 55 58 487 14 Detroit 55 59 43? i4 a Boston 53 59 473 15va Milwaukee 48 61 440 19 West Kansas City 69 45 605 Oakland 63 53 543 7 to As 56 58 491 13 Minnesota 56 59 487 13vj Chicago 49 64 434 l9 a California 50 66 431 to late games not included saturday s games Texas 4, Cleveland 3, to innings new York 5, Minnesota 4 Oakland 7, Boston 3 Baltimore 8. Chicago 6 chicagoan Baltimore second game Kansas City is Detroit 3 Milwaukee at California n sunday s games Texas Blyleven 9-11 and Hargan 5-3 at Cleveland Bibby 8 4 and Brown 7-72 Chicago Forster 2-8 at Baltimore Grimsley 5 5 new York Ellis 12-6 a Minnesota Singer 9-8 Detroit 1 Roberts 11-11 at Kansas City Massier 1-7 Milwaukee travers 13 9 at California Ross 7-13 Boston Wise 9-9 at Oakland Torrez 10-10 National league East w l pct. Go 75 39 658 62 52 544 13 60 58 508 17 54 65 454 23>d 49 63 438 25 70 369 32va West 76 41 650 62 54 534 13va 58 61 487 1 9 58 62 483 i9 a 53 64 453 23 50 69 420 27 virginians win by twin Bill Philadelphia Pittsburgh new York Chicago St Louis Montreal 41 Cincinnati los Angeles Houston san Diego Atlanta Sanfrancisco saturday s games new York 2, Cincinnati i Chicago 2, los Angeles 0 Pittsburgh 5, Houston 4 Philadelphia a san francisco2 St Louis 4 Atlanta 0 san Diego 7, Montreal 2 sunday s games san f Francisco dressier 2-8> at Phila Ciphia Christenson io6 Cincinnati Nolan 10-7 at new York Koosman 14-7 san Diego Griffin 6-4 at Montreal Caruthers 6 7 St Louis Forsch 5-7 at Atlanta Niekro 12-8 los Angeles Sutton 119 at Chicago Bonham 7-9 Pittsburgh r joker 9 6 Ana Reuss 10-7 at Houston Larson 2 3andmc Laughlin i 22 monday s games Atlanta at Cincinnati it n san Diego at St Louis n Chicago a Houston n Only games scheduled pro football Miami 24 phia 16 Tampa Bay 17, Atlanta 3 Cincinnati 26, Detroit 14 Chicago 25 Baltimore 14 new York pfc 1 to Houston 14 Pittsburgh 27 Washington 7 Denver 13 Dallas 9 orioles nip White sox Baltimore a a grand slam Home run by Lee May and a two run blast by Reggie Jackson helped Baltimore to an Early 8-0 Lead and the orioles held on to beat the Chicago White sox 8-k in the rain delayed opener of saturday s twi night doubleheader Jim Palmer with 31-3 innings of Relief help from four pitchers became the leagues first 16-Ga me Winner Jackson s 20th Homer came in the opening inning and May hit his 20th in the second off Terry Forster. 2-9. Following a delay of one hour and 25 minutes it was May s seventh career grand slam and his first in the american league Chicago scored three runs in the fifth off Palmer who has lost to. And chased him in the sixth on Allan banisters rib single Winston Salem two virginians Paul Radford of Ferrum and John Bryant of Bassett were the winners in a Lascar modified Stock car racing doubleheader saturday night at Bowman Gray stadium. It was the seventh Victory of the season for Radford on the Quarter mile Asphalt track and the second 1976 Triumph Here for Bryant. Radford a Pinto trailed in second place behind a Vega driven by Bubba Beck of Lexington for the first 21 laps of the opening 25-Lap race after Beck got the jump on pole starter Radford at the outset. Beck seeking a second straight Victory after 20 wingless years of stadium racing spun off the track As he led in the 22nd Lap Radford led the rest of the Way. Billy Hensley of Ridgeway va., finished second. Third place went to Melvin Swisher of Kernersville. Philip Smith of Kernersville was fourth and Billy Middleton of Germanton was fifth with the first races front finishers a a inverted a for the Start of the second 25-Lapper, Bryant took the Lead from pole starter Hank Thomas of Winston Salem in the third Lap and was in front the rest of the Way. Radford finished second and Don Quot Satch Quot Worley of Rocky mount. Va., was third Smith finished fourth in the second race and Swisher was fifth the outcome brought a dramatic change in track standings. Swisher moving within to Points of Leader Ralph Brinkley a who wrecked in the Early stages of the opening race and drove a borrowed car to ninth place in the second race. Thus Lexington s Brinkley the 1973 and 1974 track Champ who had a seemingly commanding Lead in the standings five weeks ago suddenly found himself in the Middle of a seven was Battle for is Palmer from Page 2c the pacesetters. They were hacking up at that Lime Only Iii Morgan and Charles Goody were under Par Quot Only two under part is that right a Palmer asked. His eyes going wide. Quot you re kidding he Mem that s about that time Goody bogeyed. His scoreboard number changed from red to Blue. Quot now that s one under Par Morgan Quot Palmer said and sipped a Beer with a thoughtful expression. A Well hmm a hint of that Eye squinting famous smile appeared a it s a funny game. Five Over Par might not be bad Quot anything can Coody from Page in the stroke on the next Hole he made double bogey six on the next one. Bogeyed the next and drifted Back in the pack Weiskopf that enormously talented Man who has come so dose so often lost four strokes to Par in three holes starting on the second he took 15 strokes one of them a cold Shank to play three holes that have a Par of la he too. Was out of it january that 46-year old comeback artist who won the tournament of champions earlier in the season made six consecutive pars starting out remained one under Par to that Point then bogeyed the seventh Nicklaus made Par on his first eight holes birdied the ninth hut gave the stroke Back again with a bogey on the next Hole Goody got it to two under Par Early in the round bogeyed the filth and sixth then rallied with birdies on the ninth and 10th Graham moved up with birdies on the 12th and 13th Nicklaus was one of the first to leave the course heading for cover when the storm was still approaching and Well before the Siren had sounded calling play he heard the rolling Thunder after his approach shot on the 13th and said Quot that s it a a Goody one of his playing partners persuaded him to putt out and finish the Hole pointing out that Quot it s just Thunder we Haven to seen the lightning a just As they finished the Hole a Flash appeared against the dark lowering skies Quot i saw that one Quot Nicklaus said and began the Long trek to the clubhouse moments later play was called the track title. The seventh ranking Radford is Only 34 Points out of the Lead in the stadiums Winston racing series standings. The title will be decided in the aug. 28 Quot Sun drop 200�?T�?T finale for the municipal stadiums 28th season the Quot Winston 350�?T�?T modified National championship race which does not count in track standings is slated next saturday night after being rained out aug. 7. Water from Page in Dick Cottam. The team smashed state and meet records with the swim this group has swum together for almost to years but face being separated by departure for school. All members Are eligible for another year of Competition but it is unknown whether they will return for the High Point team both Cottam and Lovette Are on swim scholarships with Cottam departing for Duke and Lovette heading for East Carolina. Chris Lenger of High Point finished in the fourth position in the too meter backstroke for girls 11-12 age bracket. When asked what she had planned for tomorrow she replied. Quot i m going to sleep in All the question of losing the men s relay team was answered by Chris Mapes assistant coach a your smaller kids will have to make up the Slack. We had great performances out of Molly Kueny. Chris Lenger Bridget Wallace Teresa Farrington Susan Schwenk. Penny Megginson Martha Overman and Michelle August 21-23 is set for the National meet with six High pointers attending Phillies rip giants Philadelphia a the Philadelphia Phillies snapped a hitting slump with a 19-hit attack including Mike Schmidt a 31st Home run and beat the san Francisco giants 13-2 in a game twice delayed by rain. Steve Carlton 14-4, checked the giants on six hits through eight innings allowing Only four hits after the second inning in which san Franciso scored its two runs. Tug Mcgraw pitched the last inning the Phillies who had scored just 14 runs in their last seven games fell behind 2-0 on a bases loaded walk to Mike Sadek and a sacrifice Fly by Pitcher Jim Barr. They erupted in the fourth against Barr. 10-9, for six runs on six hits a walk and a san Francisco error. Ollie Brown started the rally with a walk. Garry Maddox ripped the second of his three singles. Bobby Tolan singled Home the first run with Carlton at Bat. Barr pitched out. But Catcher Sadek threw the Ball into left Center Field allowing two runs to score. High Point from Page in ranked Fahrer Crompton 7-6, 7-5 the rain will Force an extended schedule today with the semifinals in the menus and women a singles getting underway at 9. Finals in the singles events Are scheduled for la. Suzuki wins Silverstone England apr Barry Sheene of Britain Rode a Suzuki to Victory in a 500cc motorcycle race Here saturday at an average Speed of 108.97 Miles an hour. Tayvio Lan Vuori of Finland was second and Peter read of Britain third also on Suzuki High Point Enterprise sunday August 15, 1976 5c in . Clay court tourney Connors thumps Dibbs Indianapolis a top seeded Jimmy Connors survived a sluggish Start then overpowered no 5 Eddie Dibbs with an awesome array of backhand volleys saturday night to win 6-4, 6-3 and Advance to the semifinals of the $157,000 . Clay court Tennis tournament. Connors on sunday will meet no. 6 Harold Solomon who broke a personal Jinx earlier saturday and upset defending Champion Manuel Orantes in three sets. Connors and Dibbs traded games in the first set until Connors broke service in the 10th game to win the set. In the second set at one game apiece Connors ran off four Caraway race rained out Asheboro the regular program of racing at Caraway Speedway was rained out last night and rescheduled for next saturday night at 8. The Winner of next weeks late Model sportsman race will qualify for the world service life 300 race which will be run at the Charlotte motor Speedway october 9. Straight games including two service Breaks to take control Solomon the no 6 seed had never beaten Orantes in eight previous matches. This time he was nearly flawless in winning the first set 6-2. But seemed to tire in losing the second set 6-4. However Solomon gained what he later called a second wind Midway through the final set to win 6 4. In women s singles 10th-seeded Brigitte cuypers beat Belga Masthoff and no. La Kathy May stopped Fiorella Bonicelli to earn berths in sundays finals. Orantes the no. 3 seed. Was seeking his third Clay court championship he won the final two games of the second set and took the first three of the third set before letting the match out of his control. Quot i was just exhausted until it was 3-0 in the third set and i got a second wind Quot said the 23-year-old Solomon whose Only major International championship was in the South Africa open last year. Quot then he seemed to get tired and i got More aggressive Quot i knew the Only Way to beat him was to come to the net. I won some big Points when i did that i did t Volley great but i came up with the big Points when i needed them. I Felt really confident a the other semifinalists Are second seeded Guillermo Vilas of Argentina and Poland a Wojtek Fibak. Vilas easily beat Brian Gottfried 7-5. 6-1. While Fibak downed Buster Mottram 6-4. 6-3. Miss cuypers. A 20-year-old South african pulled out a 6-3. 7-5 Victory Over the eight seeded miss Masthoff while miss May. 20, from Beverly Hills. Cali coasted past the unseeded miss Bonicelli 6-3, 6-3. Sunday s showdown for a prize of $6,000 to the Winner and $3,000 to the loser also will give one of them her first major tournament championship Quot i played Kathy in Europe in May and i won 6-2. 6-0.&Quot miss cuypers said Quot but i think in be improved and she s improved since then Quot i Hope to keep the Hall in play and Hustle a lot a she added. Quot in be had a lot of matches this week where i be fallen behind and had to come Back. This time. I d like to get off to a Good Start Quot miss May has had the tougher Road to the finals. After a first round Bye she beat fifth seeded Mareie Louie then bumped off no. I seed Lesley Hunt in three sets. Miss Masthoff is the Only seeded player miss cuypers has faced it was a Tough match Quot miss cuypers admitted Sale vote to re elect Floyd Langley Republican Randolph county commissioner you vote and influence appreciated aug. 17 primary paid or by Floyd lonely Dexter Freeman Florsheim walk Over Morris Texaco service 621 n. Main is moving to 2101n. Main at Westchester near september 1st. We will then be known As Morris Exxon Gar Center take a demonstration drive and get your free season ticket for the world open Golf championship in Pinehurst september 6-12 just for taking a test drive in one of our new Chevrolet. Must be 18 years of age or older and have valid Drivers License limit one per customer Supply limited so hurry formerly to $50.00 80 iwo n mein Chevrolet co dealer 1840 phone 885-5171 Wrights clothing stores do tis ii loss ii High Point wholesale tire co., inc. A wholesale tire co., inc. A wholesale tire co., inc. Steel radial blemish 2 steel belts polyester Cord 78 series Whitewall fr-78xl4. �?�42.00 gr-78xl5. �?�46.00 hr-78xl5. 48.00 limited i am cities All prices include Federal Kreise tax mounted amp balanced free Bank americano. Wholesale tire co. 201 e. Lexington ave. 883-6814 885-6814 serving High Point for Over la years a Auto a truck a farm wholesale tire co., inc. 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