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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - May 26, 1972, High Point, North Carolina 41 High Point Enterprise of Hoy Moy 26, 1972 by pail sch area 7 playoff notes a one thing to be said for red Springs and there Are not Many is that the Little town certainly does like its baseball whether professional or Amateur. A paid attendance of 1,013 turned out to watch High Point College and Pembroke Battle on wednesday night. That a not a bad crowd especially considering it amounts to about one fourth of the total population of red Springs. Admittedly there a not a whole lot else to do in the area. Alcoholic beverages Are not allowed and even though there is an a rated movie House in town it did no to appear to be one of the town s bigger economic markets. Outside of going Down to the rail Road tracks in the afternoon and watching the switch engine and freight cars of the Aberdeen and Rockfish rail Road pass by. Baseball is probably the strongest form of entertainment during the warm weather months. Red Springs has not had organised baseball since 1969 when it turned out a season attendance Mark of 46,006, third in the Carolina league. The team from and Alashian state will be sponsored Here this a summer in the North Carolina collegiate league. Its the second year of operation for the league which includes Carolina at Chapel Hill and Wilmington. A Robbins Field the Park used for the area 7 playoffs and everything else beyond Little league is even bigger than it looks. Markers at the foul lines show 340 feet with 395 to Center. Loral insiders say that a not quite accurate though. Officials put 340 on the Concrete Walls to try to get players to hit Home runs. Actually they say the Wall is some 15 feet farther Back than that. It is certainly the biggest Park High Point College has seen in some time. Outfielders run wind sprints chasing Fly balls. On one such Long hit pc right fielder Lyle Padgett got a bad Start going Back and the Ball landed for a double. He tried to explain what had happened when the inning was Over. A a that Sall right a Panther coach Chuck Hartman said. A at the places we be been playing our outfielders Are used to just turning their Heads and waving Good by to the left fielder Mike Jones had another play in which he had to Chase Down a shot off the Wall. The play finally ended in a triple when the Ball bounced in the direction of Center Field where Robbie Cecil had alertly come Over to help out. It barely missed being an inside the Park Home run and that a another rare Breed almost extinct in today a game. A a lot of Hall Parks have their characters and this one is no exception. He a a Veteran of Many years of leather lunging and has been in Fine form for the tournament. Drinking something poured from a paper bag into a Dixie cup he cuts Loose at everybody not wearing a Pembroke uniform. Some examples to Pembroke Batter a a watch out for the inflating to Pembroke Batter a a watch out for the i curve after an opposing Batter goes out a a a one a dead and two a to anybody who was within ear shot a a you never know How Good you look a till you get your picture some things in baseball should not be changed. Aba players stand together Uniondale by. A a the National basketball association players association has decided that if anyone is suspended or fined All the players will quit a said Burly Bob Lanier of the Detroit pistons a that s probably True. A said Dave Debusschere of the new York kicks a but i done to know that for a Complete fact. But that would be the logical thing to say. If they suspend one of us they might As Well suspend All of they made their comments thursday night after the Aba All stars playing under the threat of fines or suspensions from commissioner Walter j. Kennedy had overcome a 19-Point deficit and edged the american basketball Assoc i saturday night action action the Home of the hot modified first race 8 45 . Modified Hobby claiming to big events Stock car races plus demolition Derby the object for the Drivers is to wreck each other the last one still Able to move is the Winner admission a adults is so children under 12 free with adult escorts a free Perkin parking lots guarded by triad patrol service .j0wman. Winston Salem municipal stadium Central honors athletes senior Tony Shaver a three sports Star at High Point Central was awarded the or. W. J. Scott award the top Honor for an athlete at Central at the annual Winter Spring sports banquet thursday night Shaver also won the award last year As the Only Junior to receive the award. Guest speaker for the night was Jack Williams sports information director at the University of North Carolina. Other awards presented were sports service award Ralph Miller most improved athlete Willie Primus a. Coke Cecil award Daryl Simrel Herbert h o d g i n Douglas Reid award Clift a a Flash Gordon Best All around competitor Bobby Price Best All around athlete James Betterson Wallace Wade award Geoff Beas ton. Most valuable in Cross country was Robert Hedrick most valuable in wrestling. Flash Gordon most valuable in basketball. Tony Shaver Lloyd Whitley award Wayne Cadick Best rebounded. Carl Scott most valuable in track James Betterson most valuable in swimming Robert Crowder most valuable in Tennis Walker Lee most valuable in Golf Ricky slate and most valuable in baseball Otis Foster. Awards for girls were service award Sherry Mcintyre Wright athletic award Teri Lockhart woman a club award Kerr Best All round athlete Linda Mcdonald outstanding sport Day participant rim Millar most competitive Gail Lewis. Most outstanding awards were Given to Hay Atkins for track Clark for softball Jeffri Keams for volleyball and Meg Randle for Tennis. Most improved was Sharon Simrel. Frazier picks up Stander s nickname a time to Admire trophies Tony Shaver Wayne Cadick Chat staff photo by Mark Austin titleholder Golf tourney opens Omaha neb. A heavyweight Champion Joe Frazier proved thursday night he also deserved the nickname butchers just As much As battered and vanquished challenger Ron Stander. Unbeaten Frazier retained his world title by stopping a game but bloodied Stander in a bout that will go into the record books As a fifth round knockout. Frazier battered the 27-year-old a ranked Stander who was dubbed the a Bluffs Butcher a with a Savage body attack and turned his face into a bloody mask. A the was surely a game puncher a offered the a scarred Frazier after his fourth successful title defense. The Victory boosted his pro record to 29-including 25 knockout victories. Stander a local favorite from nearby Council Bluffs Iowa came out aggressively and slugged with the Champion on j even terms in the opening i round. Referee Zach Clayton of Philadelphia who summoned the doctor that stopped the fight and the two judges called the first round even but thereafter Frazier a Speed told. The Champion began to score heavily to the body in the second round bloodied Stander in the third and then reeled him a couple of times in a slug est fourth round. A those cuts were getting Lenger also suffered a broken nose. A i am sorry i let a lot of people Down a said the weeping Stander afterwards. His right Eye was puffed shut. A i did my Best but Frazier is the greatest a said Stander who now is 23-2-1 in his pro career. It was the first time he was stopped by a knockout. Frazier 28, paid High Praise to his beaten foe who had been a 10-1 underdog. A this strength surprised me a said Frazier who seemed to work up Only a slight sweat. A the was a very Tough opponent. I thought he was stronger than George Cuvalo or Oscar Bonavena a a crowd of 9,883 turned out for the first title fight in Nebraska a 105-year history and often urged Stander on with chants of a go big the Gross Gate was $242,978. Frazier was to receive 40 per cent of the five Gate after taxes and Stander 20 per cent. The Champion received a $150,000 guarantee from tvs which telecast the bout on a 150-station network. Unknown golfer avoids disaster Ationo a Best players 106-104 at the Nassau coliseum. Kennedy had strongly warned the Aba players that they would be subject to fines the minimum of which would be the amount they received for playing in the game. For beat ing the Aba for the second year in a Row the Aba players earned a total of $33,000, or $3,-, too per player. The Aba All stars whose owners and commissioner Jack Dolph had endorsed the game,1 split a total of $17,000. A i Wasny to really bothered by the threat but apparently some players were a said Lanier voted the games most valuable player after sparking the Aba s comeback with 15 Points and seven rebounds. Andrews from Page 3-b runs to bring the score to 5-3 before they went Down. Hoggard scored in each of the remaining innings and led 11-3 in the seventh. King was three for four with a double and two singles followed by shortstop Scott Anderson with three singles for five times at Bat. Musselman who now has la wins chalked up for the season. Was two for four with a pair of singles and three runs batted in. Watkins drilled two singles out of four times at the plate and drove in two runs. Andrews got nine hits As compared to Wilmington a 13 with Ledwell batting two for three with a double and a single. A we had enough hits to win a Ball said Harger. A a we be won plenty with just four or five. If we can just Hustle tomorrow afternoon we can get Back into this Andrews will Start Sorrell who is 8-0 and posted a string of 24 scoreless innings in a Row in the season. Hobbs now 7-4, will Back up Sorrell. Wilmington is 18-3 while Andrews is 17-5 going into the second game today at Finch Field. Game time is 3 45 p. In. Should Andrews win and tie the series the third game will be saturday afternoon at 2 of cock. Southern Pines n. C., right behind with Over $27,- a Warren Bell looked too was Kathy Whitworth win those cuts were with Pride at his Pine Needles Nef of one tournament and Sec deeper and deeper there was Golf club course where today a Field of 66 women began play in the revived titleholder Golf titleholder Crown since Back Toum Ament. To Back victories in 1965-66, the 6,500-Yard, Par 71 layout when the tournament was held in the Pine and Sandhill country last a Augusta ga., where it of North Carolina was resp Len All began in 1937.__ Dent after a week of almost Ond four times this year. No doubt about stopping it miss Whitworth has held the said ring doctor Jack Lewis of Omaha. A there was no objection from the Stander afterwards Lewis used 17 stitches to close four wounds on standers face and the Chal Daic rain. A a it a Bell observed fondly a but the girls will find it Tough. I done to think anybody will break 290 for the 72 holes. A for one thing have to use All the clubs in the bag Here. Its not a drive and 9 Iron course. And our rough will present problems its not the wire grass they have been seeing most of the tour. And our greens Are not huge either. In a convinced it will take a class player to win and class players is what the Field of invited touring pros and top drawer amateurs had in abundance As the four Day test began. Jane Blalock Winner of More than $31,000 and two tournaments this year brought the biggest 1972 bankroll to town i wait emblems waiting to sell waiting to buy. We solve wait problems phone Vivan Cater everyday excellence. Is our goal. Let us prove to you that there really is a difference in dry cleaning. We clean til noon saturdays open Monmt-1-ny service John Crowder s Star cleaners Oren Mon. Thru sat. 723 s. Main St. Ref Rish aug i it fur i i Stora a Atlanta a Richie Kart an unknown touring pro with less than $10,000 in career earnings avoided his major hangup thursday and stormed to the first round Lead in the $130,000 Atlanta Golf classic with a sizzling six under Par 6. Karl who has never finished in a major pea event held a one shot Lead Over an elite Field in which a Trio of favourites fell four or More strokes off the Pace Jack Nicklaus at 70, South african Gary player 71 and Lee Trevino 74. Karl said he had been play-1 la 12 and 13. Ing Well in the past few weeks a but every time one or two holes jumps up and grabs he took a to and eight at the Danny Thomas Memphis open last week and earlier had an eight at Houston. He flirted with disaster thursday at the Par five 18th when his three Wood bounced off a Pond a just like a Rock and stopped 60 feet from the pin. He two putted for a Birdie to go four under at that Point. Playing the Back nine first Karl had tapped in Birdie putts of six eight and 12 feet at nos. Senator b. Everett Jordan is endorsed by senator Sam Ervin for renomination to the Galifianakis has used 2 year old radio tapes misrepresenting that senator Ervin is endorsing him for the can t be right. Now you know. 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