High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives May 23 1974, Page 27

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - May 23, 1974, High Point, North Carolina Deadline for Enterprise classic entries is june i entries continue to arrive for the 15th annual Enterprise Golf classic to be played the first two weeks in june the number now Over the 200 Mark. Deadline for entering the three division event is june the 36-Hole women a division will kick off the tournament activities. The ladies will play june 4 at Oak hollow and again on june 6 at Blair Park. On saturday june 8, the first round of the 72-Hole menus division will begin at both Oak hollow and Blair Park courses. On sunday the second round will take place the men swapping courses. The menus division will conclude the following weekend again Over two courses. On tuesday june la the juniors and sub juniors will open their 36-Hole tournament with a round at Oak hollow. On thursday june 13, the juniors will conclude their tournament at Blair Park. There is no entry fee for the Enterprise classic. Golfers pay Only greens fees and for Riding carts should they desire them. Each entrant will receive a souvenir Golf Towel. Trophies will be awarded to winners and runners up in All divisions with the menus Field being divided into a championship and 16 flights this year. The women a division will feature a championship and five flights. There will be three flights in the Junior division and two flights in the sub juniors. Entrants in the menus division of the classic must be at least 18 years old. Boys from 15-17 will compete in the Junior division and below 15 in the sub Junior. The Field is annually one of the largest Amateur events in the country. Don Adderton is defending Champion in the men s division of the classic posting a 281 total that was five shots ahead of runner up Jim Ward. Denton a Bobby Shackleford took third at 287. Vada Keever is the defending Champion in the ladies division. Steady rain forced a delay and possibly a postponement of the second round of the area 7 playoffs today. Tournament officials were to meet late this morning at the Ball Park to make a decision. If any game can be played today it will be scheduled. Otherwise the schedule will be revised for the remainder of the tournament. By Paul Shinn associate sports editor Greenwood . Triple headers Are not unique in baseball but neither Are they something coaches look Forward to. After a closer examination at the Way the area 7 double elimination playoff was set up to possibly end in two Days the coaches Are shaking Heads at today s prospects. High Point College victors Over Francis Marion 7-3 wednesday has a Chance to wrap up the championship today but a slip will put the panthers in three games without a break and maybe Force the deciding game into Friday. Today a i . Contest sent Burke Suter of pc against Ronnie Rudd of Pembroke. Pembroke beat West Liberty state yesterday 7-1 and later Francis Marion eliminated the Hill toppers 9-3. If High Point wins the Early game it will play again at 7 against the Winner of the 4 o clock game. A win there would end it. A loss however would put the panthers in the Middle game and the possibility of playing three times in one Day. A a in be now decided that that a too Many games to be played in one Day High Point coach Chuck Hartman remarked. A it sounded Good to be Able to get the tournament Over in a hurry but there a a catch to the reason for the tight schedule is partly due to the minor league team which has games scheduled at night in the Park. Another part of the catch is that High Point must beat rival Pembroke a team it has battled several years on pretty even terms. The Only time the two teams have met in area play was in 1972 when pc won and went to the National naia tournament. With Ron Norman out of the Way after pitching yesterday the panthers face another Tufty in Rudd a junk Ball Pitcher. A Rudd is a lot like Mike Osborne of Elon a Hartman said. A we have trouble with him. And he shut us out last year. He a a nibbler. Pembroke does a lot of things i done to like. They run a lot and play Heads up baseball. A you talk about important games. This one is the biggest of the year. We have to get after them. We can to play like we did against Francis Marion. We weren to mentally prepared. We just had More Talent than they the panthers got behind the other team Early in the morning when a local Motel told them it provide food for the players. So it was Bacon and eggs at 9 a in. And infield practice at 9 30, not the proper Way to Start 4 Otis Foster belts Home run the Day with a game coming up at to. It Wasny to until the fifth inning that pc went ahead to stay. Otis Foster hit his 15th Home run of the season Over the left Field Wall 340 feet away with Charlie Burrell on base. Francis Marion had taken a 3-2 Lead in the top of the fourth against starter Roger Ausley on two singles a stolen base and a fielders Choice. The patriots got All six of their hits in the third and fourth five off Ausley. Randy Lambert greeted reliever Billy Sorrell with an infield hit to score Willie Bell with the go ahead and run but Sorrell closed the door. He retired the last 17 batters he faced and notched his seventh win with not much Energy spent. A Sorrell threw the equivalent of three or four Billy Sorrell another win innings so he can come Back again a Hartman said. A the might be Able to pitch a Complete game. But he can to pitch any better than he did in Relief. He did no to throw too Many fast balls so maybe he a still ready. But if we can get a Complete game out of Suter Well be in Good been slated to pitch the third game of the series. That Job May now fall to Delvin idol or Lew Lyon. A i did no to have any idea id be pitching Sorrell said. A i done to mind relieving though. I think i May have an advantage going in because the batters have been used to looking at another High Point has the Best record in the tournament at 30-8. Pembroke is now 21-14, Francis Marion 22-13 and West Liberty finished at 16-9. The panthers broke first when Bob Worthington singled in Danny Goins in the first. It was one of three runs batted in for Worthington. Ausley was in trouble in the third after a single by Steve Fowler knocked in Lambert. But a double play started by Burrell at third took him out of the inning. High Point put it away with three in the seventh Foster had the Only extra base hit in the game. Pm High Point am h blab bib 4 0 10 b Rrell,3b 3 10 0 4 0 11 Terrill of 5 110 4 0 0 0 4 2 10 4 110 Foster,1b 3 2 2 2 4 0 10 w ,2b 2 113 4 10 1 Bra of 4 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 Smith of 4 0 0 0 10 0 0 Dupree of 3 0 0 1 2 111 Sharp a 4 0 0 0 3 0 10 Ausley a 0 0 0 0 32 3 pc 3 0 0 0 0 to als 32 2 7 6 Ooi 700 000 -3 101 020 30x-7 a a Stokes 3, Scurry Caulder or a Foster so a Goins Smith. Terrill lob a pm 4, pc 8 pitching summaries in to l 4-5 Mcd ,3b Caulder la Stokes is Scurry a l l ,2b Hyson of totals pm pc Scurry Willis Ausley Sorrell a 7-3 r Erbb so 6 7 7 4 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 31 3 5 3 3 2 0 52/3 10007 Ibe Mon Point Enterprise sports thursday May 23, 1974. Section c there were 501 total entries in All divisions of last a Lulf off toddy years classic which was played in August. Dates for this years event were switched to june to take advantage of better weather and course conditions. All entries must be mailed or delivered to the sports department of the Enterprise. The tournament is open to anyone living in the circulation area of the newspaper. Enterprise associate sports editor Benny Phillips is again tournament director. Track officials watching skies now that All the mumbling muttering and complaining has died Down High Point Golf association tournament chairman Henry Weaver and Blair Park superintendent of Golf Jack Cox can take a Bow for their efforts in the he Gay a annual championship. The two combined efforts to Lay out perhaps the most challenging format the old flair Park course has Ever displayed. Only a handful of golfers bettered Par in the three rounds one round was rained out of play and no one shot better than two under 70. A i done to believe i can make it any tougher without a Bulldozer a Cox quipped during the final round. Speaking of the Huga president Dick Carter notes that the association s cloth emblems have arrived and Are now on Sale. The patches Are suitable for sewing on windbreakers or blazers he added. Trip Amos of 1609 Valley Wood is the latest to join the Hole in one club at Blair Park. Assistant pro Mike Koch notes that Amos aced the 175-Yard 12th Hole with a 5-Iron shot. He was playing in a threesome with Verner Edwards and Todd Watson. By Benny Phillips associate sports editor Charlotte three months ago race tracks were hoping for gasoline allotments. Today Charlotte motor Speedway officials were hoping their allotment of rain was coming All in one dose. A i just Hope this downpour is our allotment for the explained Public relations director Bob Latford. Late this morning however officials at the Speedway were still hopeful of getting in first Day qualifying for sundays 15th annual world 600. The first 15 positions in sundays Field were scheduled to be at stake today. Qualifying was scheduled to begin at 4 . A we checked with the Weatherman Early this morning a pointed out Latford a and he said there was Clear weather behind this stuff and there was a slight Chance of it blowing out today. If it does we will qualify. We could run on up As late As 6 . Or later if the skies Clear a he pointed out. If rain does postpone the qualifying then the first 30 positions in the 40-car Field will be at stake Friday. Forty seven Drivers took part in wednesdays drawing for qualifying positions. Donnie Allison will be the first car off the line when the time trials do begin. The track opened for practice wednesday afternoon and buddy Baker driving the Bud Moore Ford was quickest with laps slightly Over 157 Miles per hour. Baker landed the ride in the Moore Ford just for sundays race. The ride belongs to George Follmer bakery a regular ride in the k amp k insurance Dodge prepared by Harry Hyde is out of racing again coming and going More often than the ram and being missed about As much As a sore thumb the k amp k team has once again decided the Lascar rules Arentt fair. Baker ran at Talladega ala., this month. Then car owner Nord Krauskopf withdrew the car for Charlotte once again saying he was t Happy with the rules. Defending world 600 Winner Baker came to the Moore stable after Speedway president Richard Howard set sail to find Baker a ride. He is a local Driver from Charlotte and defending Champ and Howard was determined to have him a top ride. Among the leading Drivers in racing the clock for pole position Baker Drew eighth spot for qualifying. Richard Petty is set to go off the line 10th, David Pearson 12th, Cal Yarborough 27th, Bobby Isaac 20th, Charlie Glotzbach 33rd and Bobby Allison 34th. Petty arrived at the track wednesday with the Small engine in his Dodge racer. Late in the afternoon he took a shake Down run. But was not under the clock. Meanwhile. Cale Yarborough and the Junior Johnson Crew came so a track on 9c Francis Marion a Randy Lambert makes leaping catch As High Point s Terry Terrill puts on brakes tap wire photo Colf notebook by Jim Pettit but face possible triple header panthers can wrap up title a a a Pine tree Golf club will always hold a spot in my heart now that in be finally broken 90 88 last tuesday and it s also one of the busiest courses around. In addition to the menus invitational slated there june 1-2, Pine tree will Host an 18-Hole tournament for the members of Emerywood Baptist Church on May 31. Pine tree assistant pro Mike Barger also notes that he is now giving lessons. Those interested in getting some professional instruction can make an appointment by calling Mike at the pro shop. Tickets for National Golf Day Are now on Sale at Tanglewood Park office Tanglewood Golf shop old town club Forsyth country club Pinebrook country club and Sedgefield country club National Golf Day june 3 will feature the men and ladies pea champions and u. S. Open champions. Jack Nicolaus and Johnny Miller pea and u. S. Open champions respectively will tee off at the revamped Tanglewood layout at 12 30 . The women champions Mary Mills and Susie Benting go off at 10.30 a m. National Golf Day is the annual pc event that generates funds for at least 74 Golf related charities. Golfers at clubs throughout the country contribute to enter the event. This entitles them to a prize if they beat the winners of the june 3 a around of champions. Application Blank Enterprise Golf classic june 8-9 and 15-16 name age As of june address Cit phone average score or Handicap division sub Junior Junior classic women preferred starting time Circle one or two 7-8-9 12-i-2-3 same starting time will be used saturday and sunday All entries must be mailed or delivered to sports department of the Enterprise court May wave final indy Check ered Flag Indianapolis a the Winner of the 58th annual Indianapolis 500-mile Auto race could be decided in part through court action testimony was to resume today in Marion county Superior court on a lawsuit that sought to reopen qualifications for the sunday May 26, race to five entrants who claim they were deprived of a Chance to make the Field. Attorneys for the five plaintiffs Roy Woods racing Carl Gehlhauser k amp l racing Eldon Rasmussen racing products and Webster racing called three of a planned 47 witnesses wednesday. One witness Indianapolis motor Speedway vice president Joe Cloutier said that one of the plaintiffs if allowed to qualify now for the 33-car Field might a win the race and that would bring the Othir cars in the Field Down on he added a at stake Here is not Only the prize Money but the prestige and commercial endorsements that can run into millions for the Winner. Wed have lawsuits from every other Driver now in the Field if that happened a a chief Steward Tom bin Ford testified that the cars left waiting in line when time trials ended saturday at 6 pm. Were no longer guaranteed at least one Chance for the Field. A one car that went through the line before them was on its second attempt although the first time out with a new Driver a he said. A that broke the line of firs time qualifiers a those suing contend that the car in question no 94, driven by Rookie Johnny Par sons was improperly placed in line and even moved ahead of others. A what we wanted to bring out a said plaintiffs attorney Don a. Tabbert a was that when Binford let the car in the lineup he was in effect disqualifying unjustly the other cars in Binford also testified that the track was closed by rain for All but about five of the 14 hours allotted for qualification runs this year. Tabbert contended there was sufficient time for qualification attempts by Only a about 38 or 39�?� of the 68 entrants attorneys for the defendants the Speedway and the . Auto club tried for a a temporary mandatory injunction to Stop the race until reopening of qualifications. Judge Frank a. Symmes or. Overruled the requests

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