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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - March 27, 1976, High Point, North Carolina Mccarter trip of he s Back Home in Philadelphia after Stopover at Urcla Philadelphia a the Road to the Mcaa s championship semifinals has had some stopovers in frustration and a few Side trips to oblivion and depression for Andre Mccarter. But he s found the trip worthwhile after All a now i m going Home Quot says the Urcla guard Quot now i have a Chance to show everyone my family my friends what the last five years have been All Mccarter is literally coming Home for the Summit meeting today among the final four Urcla is Indiana and Rutgers is Michigan he s a product of the Philadelphia schoolyards in fact the most touted High school player to come out of the City since Wilt Chamberlain the wiry poker faced Mccarter had his Choice of a Basket Ful of colleges but picked on Urcla for prideful reasons a i could have gone to outlaw tech. Scored 50 Points a game and shot til my Arm fell Mccarter says Quot but that would have been a cop out Urcla was the ultimate Challenge that s the reason i went there at first though Mccarter was t sure he had gone to the right place his spectacular shooting skills were buried in John wooden s total team concept Mccarter made a painful adjustment from shooter to play maker sub limiting himself and choking Down his Pride he suffered and sulked and sat out Long periods an uneasy rider Quot on the Urcla Bench despite his remarkable talents a year of red shirting Only prolonged his agony and Mccarter never really found himself until wooden made his exit and Gene Bartow appeared this season As the Urcla coach As a senior Mccarter was expected to be the Urcla team Leader after a few Early season crises he did eventually become commander in chief on the court he picks us up. Notes Forward Marques Johnson. A lie s our Leader no doubt about that Quot Mccarter it seems has always been Cut out for the role of play maker even though he did not like the part in the first place. He had the Best floor sense of anyone i be Ever seen in said Paul Ward. Mccarter s High school coach at Overbrook Quot lots of Guys can shoot and lots of Guys can rebound but not Many of them know where everybody else is on the floor while they re doing it Mccarter was always conscious of the whole picture Quot the ultimate accolade for Mccarter would be the Mcaa championship for Urcla under the direction of the High powered guard at least Mccarter Hopes the script ends that Way. Central Green is on hot Streak defeats Ragsdale in heritage Golf event High Point Central rallied behind its hitting attack Friday afternoon to pull away from Ragsdale for a 6-1 win. Ragsdale suffering from a big hitting deficiency shared that same frustration with the Bison for five innings As both teams were holding to a l l tie going into the sixth inning but then centrals batters came to life. Mike Williams took the Lead for Central in a strange manner As he hit a single got to second on a fielders Choice stole third and scored on a passed Ball. Then Keith Kinley was walked and Willie Jones doubled scoring Kinley and giving the Bison a 3-1 Lead Mike Williams was the leading hitter for Central As he hit on three out of four trips to the plate and got one triple Bobby Davidson hit on two out of four attempts earning a couple of singles Roscoe Friday had two singles to Lead Ragsdale Jones was the winning Pitcher for Central while Mike Staton took the loss for Ragsdale. The win gives the Bison a 2-1 record while the tigers drop to 0 2 Central will visit Greensboro Grimsley next tuesday afternoon for its next encounter. Hilton head Island. So. Apr Ray Floyd a former pea Champion a Winner last year and a consistent challenger was Shak my his head in exasperation and mock dismay. He and Johnny Miller Winner of 16 titles in the last 21 z years had played seven holes in the $215,000 sea Pines heritage classic. And they were seven shuts Back of their playing partner red hot Hubert Green Quot i m not really used to asking for a stroke a Hole Hubert but i guess that s what i m Gonna have to do Quot said Floyd. He was kidding of course but the comment is indicative of the fashion in which Green has played Over top Statesville till High Poist Enterprise sports saturday March 27. 1976. Page a the last three weeks the hottest Streak since Miller won three consecutive titles at the Start of the 1975 season Hubert already the Winner of two in a Row. Is threatening to match that Mark he shot a solid four under Par 67 Friday and took the Lead at the Halfway Point of this prestigious event with a 36-Hole total of 135. One in front of Hale Irwin and seven under Par on one of the toughest courses the touring pros encounter All year but the Streak is taking its toll i m very tired Quot Green said it san awful lot of fun. But it gets to be a grind out there after a while my poor ii i of brain cells have been working overtime for the past few Green has been in that position leading the bulldogs Lead pc Thomasville the defense made the difference As Thomasville baseball team moved into first place in the South Piedmont conference Friday the bulldogs Defeated Statesville 2-1, thus handing the greyhounds their first league defeat while remaining undefeated at 3-0 coach Vav g Potts who had called his club s defensive play inconsistent this season. Praised it after the Quot when the going got Tough our defense came through a Scott Myers hurled the win his third giving up eight hits but Only one run while striking out six Thomasville scored in the first on an error and hits by Billy Freeman and Joev Woods Statesville errors also aided the bulldogs in scoring the winning run in the seventh Carey Corder reached first on an error advanced on a walk and a passer Ball and scored on another error Thomasville is now 5-2 Overall and sole pc Leader the bulldogs face Trinity tuesday in a 7 30 contest Fields in five of the last to rounds he s played i be made More birdies in the last few weeks than i usually make in a year Quot he grinned Quot my gosh it s ridiculous but its happening and it s very very enjoyable Irwin like Green a two time Winner this year birdied three of his last five holes for a four under Par 67 on the 6.655 Yards of narrow fairways tiny greens and enormous trouble that make up the Harbour town Golf links and was just one shot Back at 136. First round Leader Bob Murphy and tour Sophomore Bill Rogers followed at 137 Rogers had a 67 and the Jovial Murphy matched Par 71. Gibbs Gilbert. Australian Graham Marsh and Roger Maltbie were at 138 Maltbie and Marsh matched 69s and Gilbert shot 70 in the mild partly Cloudy almost windless weather Jack Nicklaus the defending Champion and pre tourney favorite holed a 20-loot putt for an Eagle three but had to work hard for the 69 that left him six shots Back at 141. Lee Trevino had a 71-142 Garv player blew to a 75-144 and Miller just survived the Cut for the last two rounds at 72-147. The cutoff score a Roll baby Roll Hubert Green putts second round Leader in heritage Golf classic i a wire photo something must give in Aikaw Taylor earns decision Miami a Michael Dukes of Cleveland Hung on Friday night to Post a controversial split decision Over Knoxville s Johnny Tate and move into the Quarter finals of the National Golden gloves tournament Dukes the aau Champion danced around his bigger opponent in the first round sneaking in left and right jabs in the process but for the i Mal l a rounds of the three round bout. Dukes was noticeably tired and to Fig up his opponent in clinches in the 178 Pound category Reginald Phillips of los Angeles earned a split decision Over another hard hitting Cleveland entry. Paul Ramos Las vegas Tom Sullivan the defending 165-Pound Champion and pan american games Gold medallist earned a tic Over Michael Grogan of Knoxville with 58 seconds gone in the final round Willie Taylor of Charlotte no ousted pan Ain 156-Pound Bronze medal Winner Charles Walker on thursday gained a unanimous decision Over Columbus Steve Gregory state College. Paap a Quot we got this far i think we can go All the Way Quot said Lusia Harris Quot i really want to win bad Quot said Cathy Rush something s got to give defending Champion Delta state of Mississippi coming Oil a semifinal scare meets Immaculata of Philadelphia tonight in a rematch of last year s women s College basketball title game Quot one to go Quot said 4-fool-u, 85-Pound Debbie Brock who made two foul shots with five seconds left to give Delta a 61-60 Victory Over Wayland Baptist of Texas Friday night Immaculata coached by miss Rush beat William Penn of Iowa 74-52 in the other semifinal in he 6-3 miss Harris had 30 Points for Delta Friday night that s two less than she had a year ago in leading the lady statesmen to a 90-81 championship Victory Over Immaculata. The macs who had won three straight titles before that split with Delta in two regular season games this year in Cleveland miss., the macs were treated to a motorcade and a banquet of Venison Cal fish and Fried Chicken then they were beaten by 18 Points at Philadelphia the macs stopped deltas 51 game winning Streak and handed the Archdale Trinity girls champs the Carolina tar heels won the Archdale Trinity Little league title with a 9-2 record Overall. Team members were front Row i to r Lisa Kennedy Sandie Vinson Patricia Norton Sandy Lassiter. Back Row l to r assistant coach Brenda Skeen Beth Bowling. Lynn Morgan Melinda Stroud Donna Norton Usa Thomas head coach Cindy Roberts lady statesmen. 32 i their Only loss this season Quot we did t have much room to move. They sure played me tight inside a recalled Harris one of nine children from a family of tenant Cotton Farmers Friday night Wayland Baptist contained Harris in the Early minutes when she Drew three offensive fouls. The flying Queens who each carried a Long stemmed Rose in pre game introductions jumped to a 22-14 Lead with the help of to Points by Pearl Quot the Earl Worrell also guarding Harris defensively. But the tide turned later in the second half after Worrell and two other Wayland starters went to the Bench with three fouls each Harris finished with i4 halftime Points to close the margin to 34-30 they were hitting so Good at first we had to go out Freak triple play Augusta. A a unusual baseball plays How about a triple play that begins with a soft Fly to the Outfield and ends with the second baseman breaking his hand making a tag at Home plate. In the thud inning Between Brockport and Augusta College Friday night Brockport Mark Minnehan and Mike Weinpress singled and Joe French Drew a walk to Load the bases then Steve Luke hit a Fly to right Clyde Newman caught the Ball and tired it Home to Cut off Minnehan who saw he could t make it and returned to third meanwhile French tagged up and headed Tor second Weinpress was still there Catcher Mike Crawford chased French and tagged him near second Minnehan decided it was time to try for Home again and Catcher Crawford fired to second baseman Rodger Robbins who tagged out Minnehan but suffered a broken hand at the plate. Brockport which led 2-1 at the time apparently realized it was t a night for Victory and eventually succumbed 4-2. Alter said the tiny Brock who made several crucial steals while darting about in her size four High top sneakers. Brock a basketball coach daughter finished with 17 Points and put the lady statesmen ahead to stay with 4 02 left when she stole the Ball and drove for a Layup there were five seconds left and Delta was leading 59-58 when Brock Drew a two shot foul about 300 Delta fans waving Pom Poms donated by some Large Mississippi Cotton growers yelled through Delta megaphones As Brock made both the foul shots leaping into the air with tiny clenched fists after each swish Leanne Waddell hit a jump shot at the Buzzer to no Avail for Wayland which meets William Penn today for third place Ledford girls rout North Davidson Wallburg the Ledford girls softball team blasted North Davidson 27-6 Friday and now head into Central Carolina conference action Kathy Green was the winning Pitcher Nadine Kiser led the hitting with a Home run and a triple while Terry Maddox also hit a Homer Ledford is now 3-1 and will Host Allen Jay next Friday. Trinity loses to Concord 7-6 Concord Concord proved to be the most Long winded team Friday afternoon in its struggle with Trinity As the spiders Hung on to take a win from the bulldogs. 7-6. After going into an extra inning. Barry Cannon was the decisive Factor in the Trinity loss As he belted in a Home run in the fifth inning and batted in the winning run in the Bottom of the eighth. Besides Cannon the other decisive Factor in the game was the hitting As Trinity managed Only five hits to ii for Concord Trinity a Steve Spencer got the scoring off to a fast Start with a Solo Home run in the first inning but the bulldog Lead soon melted away As a uncork rallied for a four run fourth inning then Trinity came a Back with a three run fourth inning to take the Lead until the Bottom of the seventh inning when Concord scored one run to earn the extra inning the loss drops Trinity to 0-4 in the conference and 2-5 Overall Kernersville loses baseball Kernersville Bobby Joyner gave up two hits As Northwest Guilford stopped Kernersville Wesleyan Academy Friday 7-0 it was Northwest a third win against no losses Kernersville is 0-2 Kernersville is at Home against Bethany on tuesday Ledford nine defeats Denton Denton a John Knight and Kicky Payne combined for a two hit shutout As Ledford won its baseball opener 7-0 Over Denton Friday Knight started and was relieved by Payne in the sixth. The panthers had la hits in the game with Barry Mcgee collecting three in four trips Carl Aleon had two runs batted in while Ricky Cecil Payne and Wayne Lassiter getting one each Bobby Berrier pitched the loss for Denton Ledford hosts Denton wednesday in a rematch for the no conference clubs More Aba in Utah Salt Lake City apr despite the failure Here by one team. Utah residents apparently will be asked again to demonstrate they Are willing to support the american basketball association. Earl d. Walters a Salt Lake City building contractor and former president of the . Ski association says a written agreement has been reached with the owners of the spirits of St. Louis Ozzie and Daniel Silna. To bring their team to Utah next season if two conditions Are met. The spirits Are not drawing enough attendance in St. Louis to break even. Ozzie Silna says. One condition is the guaranteed Sale of an undisclosed number of season tickets. The other is local participation in ownership both have familiar rings in Utah both were themes in unsuccessful attempts to prevent the Utah stars from folding the stars went under dec. 2 alter owner Bill Daniels was unable to find buyers locally or elsewhere. A save our stars Campaign before the 1974-75 season reportedly sold barely half the goal of 7,000 season tickets. There was some confusion Friday Over the firmness of the new agreement Ozzie Silna. Contacted in new York said Quot we have not made any agreements to go anyplace there have been some discussions Between us and Salt Lake City but there have been discussions with other places As Well including St. Louis Quot Walters said he found Silna s comment a Little surprising adding that Silna Quot could have personal reasons business reasons or Tor his comments Walters added though there definitely is an agreement and it reverts to a contract if those two things season ticket sales and local participation in ownership Are met last season s ticket holders were left holding the bag when the stars folded asked about possible scepticism among tans Over another sales Campaign. Walters said Quot if there is. I think it will be he criticized the previous Campaign As being put on an Quot or else basis to save the team. This time he said. Quot a declaration will be made that the team will be Here he said the fans will be offered a a Good Ball team Good franchise Good entertainment Quot and Quot Good solid Raider trackman race by Reidsville Reidsville a Andrews track team won All but one event Friday in ripping Reidsville 108-27. Double winners included Byron Rawlinson in the Low and High hurdles Dan Wagoner in the triple jump and 220-Yard dash and Marcus Archie in the mile run and the 880-Yard run. Single winners were Mark Freeman discus Charlie Williams. 100-Yard dash Marty Cagle pole vault James of Neil 440-Yard run Mike Dorsette High jump Billy Green two mile and Mike Gyant Long jump. The red raiders won both relay events with Jeff Cauller Mark Hanes Jeff Harbinson and of Neil winning the mile relay and Williams wagons Chet Richardson and Gyant taking the 880. Andrews is now 2-1 in All meets and hosts Williams and Cummings in a tri meet next Friday april 2

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