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High Point Enterprise, The (Newspaper) - June 15, 1976, High Point, North CarolinaJunior highs revisited several months ago the problem of Protection of visiting athletic teams was covered in this space indicating the High Point schools had poor to no Protection. At least one of the three local Junior High principals said the controlling and identifying offenders at sporting events was an impossible problem. Youngsters throughout the conference have a reputation of stoning visiting buses threatening athletes and generally causing disturbances that until this year had gone unpublicized. At least one school in the Piedmont triad conference apparently has found a Way to handle its discipline problems and is to be commended for action taken. The school is Salisbury Knox and the incident involved was the final track meet of the season this Spring. One of the High Point Junior highs had bus windows broken As it was leaving the meet. That kind of reaction on the part of Home team fans hns been typical As stated before. But what came afterwards certainly is not and that is what separated the rest of the league this year. Even though Knox has a Large enrolment the two youngsters who heaved rocks were identified after the offended school sent a letter of protest to the Salisbury principal. It did t end there though. Letters of apologies were sent b the students. In addition checks covering the amount of the damage were mailed from the parents of those involved. All in All it was a Quick cleanup to what has become a Messy situation Over the years. High Point s end of the problem May be helped some in the coming years with the addition of an extra principal at each school. But Knox action on the incident gives pause to two students who cause trouble can be rounded up so quickly at one school Why can t they at the others and what about making parents responsible for their children s actions in such matters someone commented after one of the earlier stories about the parents roles in Junior High discipline make the parents responsible for their kids actions. Instead of taking up so much time with the principal trying to discipline people go straight to the parents with the complaint and make them take care of the idea of parents responsibility for the actions of their children would be a Good one to apply in sports As Well As the other schemes Young people pull off. Maybe if a Parent had himself or herself embarrassed before Peers or had some Money taken from them to cover damages the head of the House might do a better Job of disciplining his child at Home where it should be done instead of leaving it to the school where the administrators and educators have to do double duty. Along with the report that Buffalo of the Aba wants to move to Florida in the new setup proposed by the league comes a report that Greensboro s Robert Mcadoo will not be there for the move. Mcadoo who starred a year at Carolina before turning pro has been the most valuable player in the Aba and is a top scorer for the braves. And that is part of the Buffalo problem. Management is reportedly convinced it can t win in the playoffs with a big scorer like Mcadoo. So look for a Trade Between Buffalo and Detroit for big Bob Lanier. It would mean the Exchange of two of the Well known names in the league and no doubt will cause a lot of controversy. But. Apparently Buffalo feels it needs the intimidating Center of a Bulky Lanier More than it needs the smooth scoring slim Ness of a Mcadoo what with merger talk in the air those players who formerly toiled for All the teams in the Aba Are worried that their pensions May be knocked out if a consolidation takes place. That would mean people like Gene Littles who played of his five years for the Carolina cougars would lose maybe All of his benefits under the new program. Nobody knows All the details yet but if Only the players who have been with the Aba since its beginning 10 years ago Are included in future pension plans there Are probably less than half a dozen left. Maybe More on that later three top Golf pros Heck with open Atlanta a the in creasing value of regular tour events and the three week 72hole hassle involved in gaining a spot in the . Open have prompted a number of Golf s touring pros to skip the american National championship. 1 Don t need the said outspoken Dave Hill Winner of a dozen tour titles and runner up in the 1970 United states championship. Why waste the asked George Archer a former masters Champion. It the National open does t mean anything unless you win ii. So Why foul up yourself and your game for three or four weeks to play in one inquired Allen Miller a former Tallahassee open title Holder those three along with Veteran Fred Marti and Gibby Gilbert the Danny Thomas Memphis classic title Holder were among the touring pros who did t even attempt to qualify for the 1976 american National title Chase that begins thursday on the Atlanta athletic club course. Good enough to Fly that s How defending . Open Champ Lou Graham feels about his shot As it approaches the Green in a practice round monday As he begins to Sharpen up in defense of his title which will go up for grabs thurs Day in Atlanta. Against Foreman Frazier s career on line ton Uniondale. N v. A smoking Joe Frazier will try to Cool it tonight As he tries to save his career in a fight against George Foreman who humiliated him in Jamaica almost years ago. He s got to keep his said George Benton who helps Eddie Futch train Frazier. If he gets hit. He has Loback off and say i got hit and can t let it happen again " on Jan. 22, 1973. Frazier then the heavyweight Cham Pion of the world was knocked Down six times and stopped in two rounds by George Foreman who was a 3 2-l underdog after each of the first five knockdowns Frazier got up and smoked toward Foreman. But after the first Knockdown Frazier s attack was smoke Only. The fire belonged t Foreman should Frazier lose his Cool tonight it almost assuredly will be Goodby. Joe Frazier s career has reached the Brink before. After he lost to Muhammad Ali in their second fight Jan. 28. 1974, there was pressure on Frazier to quit and Futch told him that if he did t beat Jerry Quarry big he should Stop fighting. On june 17, 1974, Frazier stopped Quarry in five rounds surprising him with jabs straight lefts and rights All of which made the famed left Hook More potent. There was pressure again on Frazier to quit after he was stopped following 14 grueling rounds against a last oct. 1. When it came time to reach a decision on whether to quit or not. Joe locked himself in his Philadelphia gym with Futch and Benton and went at it with someone described by Futch As a Good Young Joe impressed Futch enough that the Trainer advisor let it be known that Frazier would fight again for the right kind of purse and the kind of opponent that would earn him another title shot he did t need to work his Way said Futch he s been there. He s a former Champion of the world the Money canc up As million the same purse As Foreman s and the oppo nent was Foreman tonight comes the Challenge possibly the last of Frazier s fighting life Futch left Little doubt Mon Day about what will happen if his fighter Friend loses there would be no reason to go on Futch said he will never be just another of a loss would severely damage Foreman s career Loo butt probably would t end it since George is Only 27, five years younger than Frazier. George is confident. I know that whatever Joe Frazier does in this fight it will be what i let him do but. Despite his attempt at psych ing Frazier he told Joe on National television that Joe could have continued in Jamaica that he quit Foreman said he respects Frazier and is Tak ing him very seriously. Saints Happy to get Gilliam new Orleans a we certainly can t lose said coach Hank horse listed for futurity Bryant of High Point has nominated a two year old Quarter horse to the world s richest Western pleasure futurity being held oct. 24th during the All american horse Congress. The purse for this stake with 396 entries has an estimated value of there Are a total of nine stakes during the Congress which includes Halter future cities for Colts fillies and geldings As Well As a stake for bridle path Hack barrel racing jumping Western pleasure and two stakes races a futurity and Derby. Strain after the new Orleans saints claimed Pittsburgh Steeles quarterback Joe Gilliam from the waiver list for a Mere Pittsburgh waived Gilliam. One of the National football league s top passers after a year of Mutual disillusionment. We Are delighted to get a Chance at Stram said monday. And we re not concerned with what problems he might have had in the past. Well judge him for but it remained a perplex ing situation. When Gilliam was put on waivers All other teams in the american conference had first crack at picking him up for the waiver Price of f 100. They passed. In the National conference Seattle s new sea Hawks were first in line. Then it came new Orleans turn to exercise the option. Stram took him. Why did other teams pass him up Why did Stram with six other quarterbacks already on the payroll add another if he was just another that question would be said Stram Gilliam reached at his Home in Nashville tenn., said he had t decided yet How he Felt about going to see Gilliam on so funds taken for Boxer funds to Send Chris Davis a Winner m the regional of the Junior olympics to the finals in Green Bay Wisconsin Are being taken by Tommy Bryant. A total of is needed to finance the trip and must be collected no later than Satur Day. Feeling stronger Shirley Babashoff is already an olympic Gold medallist As a member of the 400-meter freestyle relay in 1972, but now she s four inches taller forty pounds heavier and feels she s a much stronger a wire nolo Parsons leading in Chase for title Daytona Beach Fla. A with the Halfway Point in the season but a race away Benny Parsons is clinging to a narrow Lead in the Battle for driving Cham Pion of the year on the National association for Stock car Auto racing s grand National circuit. Parsons goes into the 400miler sunday at Michigan International Speedway with Points. Cale Yar Borough has defending Champion Richard Petty is third with then come Bobby Allison Dave Marcis Lennie Pond Richard Childress Darrell Wallop buddy Baker and Frank Warren ibb High Point Mere mesh sports tuesday june 15, 1976 Page 3b there Are a number of others who Are considerably less than enchanted with the qualification requirements set up by the United states Golf association. How Many players have won three tournaments since the last asked Roger Maltbie. Who has collected the crowns in the Quad cities. Pleasant Valley and memorial tournaments in the last 12 months ii just never occurred to Rne that i might not said Maltbie. A Winner already this year and certainly one of the game s More proficient players. He failed in the second round of qualifying last week in Charlotte n c. So did Tony Jacklum of England a former t a and British open King. Along with Julius Boros and Sam Snead. It s their tournament and their rules but it seems kind of said Maltbie. Most of the other regular touring pros who declined to even enter the event also objected to the strenuous qualifying rounds those rounds were necessary to pare the record 4.428 entries to a workable number 150 for the championship local qualifying 36 holes were held at 58 locations May 20. 23 and 24. The 539 survivors of those rounds then advanced to sectional qualifying also at 36 holes at 13 locations june 7 and 8. I m trying to make a Liv ing out Here on the Miller said if i go through Hinkle Spain get Ledford jobs Ledford basketball and baseball coach. Gary Hinkle. Was named athletic director and assistant football coach. Robert spam head football coach monday night in adjustments made to last week s resignation of Ken Browning Hinkle will continue in both previous jobs of coaching baseball and basketball. Spam a 1962 graduate of Guilford College played on the same football team with Browning there and re joined him after coaching briefs at George senior High in Danville and serving a term in the army both rounds of qualifying i be worn myself out before the Start of two tournaments and you re so tired after the open you might As Well skip the next Gilbert had much the same idea. You can Knock yourself out of three four tournaments trying to qualify for one. What Are they Gonna pay in the . Open so you re giving up three tournaments that have maybe 5700.000. It does t make sense Richmond Winner of 4a baseball Charlotte apse cond inning Home runs by David Quick and Eddie Mclean put Richmond county in front. 3-0, and and the raiders went on to an 8-1 Vic tory Over Charlotte Garinger and the North Carolina High school class 4-a baseball championship the raiders won the Best of three series. 2-1. And finished with a 27-2 record. The winning Pitcher was Charlie Davis who pushed his record to 15-1. Garinger wound up with a 205 record and Brick Smith. 10-3. Took the loss. Quick started the second inning for Richmond county with a Solo Homer Davis followed with a single and one out later. Mclean followed with a two run Homer. Although the four team package seemed to be the most desirable the Aba merger committee and com missioner Larry o Brien maintained they still had to thresh out the matter at the bargain table strange is Happy become a Virginia Beach a a Curtis strange says the life of a touring Golf professional is something i have thought about most of my life. Now. I can hardly believe the Day is finally with those words the 21year-old Virginia Beach golfer who last year won the state Amateur for a second successive year and whose siring of successes is rivalled by few in history in the state made the expected announcement Mon Day he was moving to the pro ranks. Strange just completed his Junior year at Wake Forest which he had helped Lead to successive Mcaa team championships in 1974 and 1975. The first year he Eagle the 72nd Hole and became Only the second freshman in history to take Home the individual medal. His Amateur career came to a somewhat sad end last week when Wake Forest could finish no better than fourth in the Mcaa tournament. At that. Strange was the Only Deacon golfer who broke 300 As he finished in a tie for seventh place strange will make his professional debut in the Western open next week after which he will go to great Britain in an Effort to qualify for the British open. He will continue to play in several european tournaments before using these cond of his three exemptions to play in the world open in september at Disque opens Cwa defense Charlotte a Jane Disque of Jamestown opened defense of her North Carolina women s Amateur Golf championship today. Leading challengers among the Field of 128 in the 54-Hole event included Lin Smith of Greensboro the 1974 Winner and Jane Lloyd of Durham whose 2 Handicap is the lowest of All entrants. Also highly regarded were the Charlotte Trio of Clare Jane Pou sue Johnson and Sally Robb play in the 27th annual tournament is Over the Par 72 course at the Pine Lake country club near Charlotte. Pinehurst. C where this Spring he won the North and South Amateur title for the second year in a Row. Strange will try to qualify for the pea tour in the fall tournament players Divi Sion school which in t until december. That opens a lot of doors gives me a Chance to play in a lot of said strange son of the late Tom strange one of Virginia s top pro golfers until his death some five years ago. He won the Southeastern Amateur in his first year at Wake Forest took the Western Amateur in 1974 and last year captured the Eastern Amateur where his father had won the first title almost 20 years earlier. He was a member of the . Pan that won the world Amateur title in 1974 and reached the semifinals of the i s Amateur. He was the High Point Man in last year s american Victory Over the British in the Walker cup matches this past Spring he was the Low Amateur in the masters and finished 15th Over All to earn an invitation to the 1977 tournament. Clemson beaten 10-6 in series Omaha neb a the Honor of Eastern baseball has been upheld i Don t give a darn what the poll says about us we proved tonight that we belong said Maine coach John Winkin after his scrappy Black bears stayed alive in the 30th College world series. Maine. 29-8, stopped Washington state 6-3 to survive an elimination round game in the collegiate classic dominated by teams from the West. Arizona ranked second to tournament favorite Arizona state was the night s other Victor thumping Clemson 10-6 the wildcats Triumph kept alive the possibility of an All Arizona finale Arizona state 64-8, and Eastern Michigan 45-14 the Only unbeaten left among the six teams had the night off but clash tuesday night wednesday night. Arizona goes against Eastern Michigan and Maine Battles Arizona state. Ill Tell you. I be coached 30 years and my teams have won 26 different championships but this is the biggest Victory any of them has Ever said Winkin we Don t have the All americans the .400 hitters or the big draft choices but we keep on battling you. It will be a real Honor for us to play no. 1. I m not saying we re going to win but we be earned our traditionally. Eastern teams have been doormats in the series. Since 1964, teams from the Region Maine represents have compiled a record of 6-20 in the series Jack Leggett and John Dumont each knocked in a pair of runs and Crafty Steve Conley and Barry Lacasse held Washington state 43-15, to six hits As Maine won its second straight since an opening round loss to Eastern Michigan. After Washington state gained a 1-1 tie on an unearned run the Black bears rallied for three runs two coming on Dumont s first Home run of the season. Sophomore Eric Wilkins took the loss although striking out 12. Arizona again was impressive in scoring its second straight Victory since a first round loss to Arizona state. Our hitters carried us today said coach Jerry Kin Dall. But then when they Clemson started to come Back our Fielding steadied Kindall was referring to the fourth inning with Arizona Clemson on 4b

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