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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - October 3, 1976, High Point, North Carolina In High Point Enterprise sunday october 3, 1976a s . Safe with title at last Kansas City apr a we re going to be rough on the other teams the rest of the Way now a declared Hal Mcrae Quot we re there we won it. We re going to be the Best in the West for a Long time now a Mcrae and the rest of the Kansas City royals were sky High saturday Safe in the knowledge that they were at last champions of the american league West. The royals had dropped a 4-3 decision to the Minnesota twins Friday night but eased to the title when the second place Oakland a s were eliminated with a 2 0 loss to the California Angels. But none of the jubilant Kansas City players most of whom stayed up for news of the late Oakland contest offered any apologies for the Way they clinched. Quot i am glad it happened the Way it said Mcrae. We played bad the last few weeks and i am not proud of it. But a lot of the Guys matured i am glad we had problems. We have experienced the most pressure we Tom Poquette the royals top Rookie dismissed thoughts that Kansas City had backed into its first division title since the franchise began in 1969. A we won it Back in May june and july when we had those Good winning percentages a Poquette said a some people will say we backed in. I done to buy that. You like to win it for yourself sure but we did that wednesday night in Oakland a 4-0 win. We celebrated Relief Pitcher Steve Mingori predicted the royals late season struggle with the a a. In which their first place margin shrunk from 12 to 2va games would prove beneficial. It would have been More satisfying if we could have won it ourselves but we play 162 games and any Way we win. We deserve said Mingori Quot Well to underdogs in the playoffs too. But we will fool a lot of while a majority of the royals along with manager Whitey Herzog waited up for results of the Oakland game at least one decided not to worry about it. I just went Home and went to shrugged John Mayberry. A my mom called from Detroit to Tell me then i stayed up and watched to. A it s a Good feeling to win but we be got some More winning to do. We can to celebrate too much but most of Mayberry a teammates figured they had plenty of time to recover from any merry making. Quot i went Over the splits Paul Splittorff House grinned George Brett. �?�1 had some Champagne went straight from Heineken to that but it was Mingori who probably Best summed up the team feeling a i am still in Shock right he chuckled a a it probably won t hit me until Georgia Blanks Alabama 21-0 Athens a. Apr sixth ranked Georgia fired by the gambling of quarterback Matt Robinson and a defense that refused to Budge thrashed 10th ranked Alabama 21-0 saturday virtually killing the Crimson tides Hopes of winning a sixth straight Southeastern conference football Crown. Robinson scored one touchdown and threw for another while Georgia s defensive unit handed Alabama its first shutout in 70 games As the bulldogs stretched their regular season winning Streak to to games it was Georgia s first Triumph Over Alabama in la years and left an overflow crowd of More than 60.000 delirious plus another est mated 12.000 watching from tree Vantage Points at the open end of Sanford stadium the bulldogs stunned Alabama with a 67-Yard scoring drive in the final four minutes of the first half gambling on a fourth and two situation and getting the touchdown on Robinson s three Yard run with Only eight seconds remaining Robinson hurled a 6-Va re touchdown pass to Ulysses Norris in the final Quarter and the other bulldog score came in the third period on Bayfield William s 2-Vard run. A s Bam 0 0 0 0�?0 Georgia g j y a Robeton run i Lea Vin x i a a William run i Gay Norris a Chui from Fob Nion it4�#vift Hick 60 700 f if it Downs a indie Rard passing or a return Yard a punt fumbles it penalties Yard Alabama Georgia to 17 44-ae Tai 17 10-14 i 7 37 3-3 7 74 410 u i 140 7-41 a 7 74 individual. Eade is Rushing Alabama Oak a -71, Cave 4 71 Georgia Melee 27 a Pollard 11 44 receiving a Alabama Flanagan to. Newsome 3 44 George Davit 3 44 passing Alabama Rutledge 12-1,7 Yard Georgia l Centon. 14-o a appalachian gains win Over Western Boone api Milton Quot Lark bolted up the Middle for the last Yard to conclude an 80-Yard drive for a decisive fourth Quarter touchdown on saturday providing appalachian state with a 24-17 Victory Over Mountain rival Western Carolina. Clark s burst on second Down my goal sent appalachian state s record to 4-1 Western Carolina swallowed its second defeat in five games Western Carolina missed a Chance to tie when it lost a Fumble on the appalachian 30 with 53 seconds to play Western Carolina had driven from its own 16 after blocking a Field goal. Emmitt Hamilton rambled for to Yards and a touchdown on appalachian s first Possession of the game climaxing an 11-play, 75-Vard drive All on the ground Western Carolina promptly tumbled and appalachian quarterback Chris Swecker a third Stringer flipped a six Yard touchdown pass to full 14 Houston blasts giants Houston map or. Richard won his 20th game of the season with a four hitter and also slammed a two run Homer As the Houston astros blasted the san Francisco giants 10-1 saturday. Richard 20-15, became Only the second 20-game Winner in the astros 15 year history joining Larry Dierker who won 20 in 1969 Richard struck out 13 batters tying the most by a National league Pitcher in one game this season Jerry Koosman of the new York Meta struck out 13 in a game earlier this month Houston scored four runs in the second against Rob dressier 3-10, on a two run single by Cliff Johnson and run scoring singles by Richard and Rob Andrews. A pair of walks and Catcher Gary alexanders throwing error accounted for another Houston run in the third inning before the astros exploded for four runs in the sixth on Richard s Homer and a two run single by Bob Watson the giants Only run came in the first inning on Larry Herndon a double and Gary Thomasson a Obi grounder. Back Jimmy Dobbins putting Western Carolina behind 14-0 it not Carolina 7 i j�?17 a pair by Quot 14 3 0 7�?74 App a Revti lion to run i Dave kick 1 Appo Obbon Pat from Swecker Davit kick Vic Meadow it a from Tolleson. Tolleson kick we Walker 7�pa�int#rcpf a or Turri i Tolleson kick App of 35 Davit we of i toilet on App Clark i Roe i Davis kick i a a is 0i a wast Cero line appalachian frat Down 17 24 Ruh Yrd 44 77 4g-7s patting Yard 143 0 return Yard a 0 Pew hoi 7-14 1 punt 3 44 3 4 Olet Lott 3 to penalty Yard 9-103 7 73 gobblers gobbled by a amp a Blacksburg a apr Sophomore quarterback Tom Rozantz picked Virginia tech s defense apart and fullback Keith Finnan scored three touchdowns saturday in William amp Mary s 27-15 College football Victory Over the gobblers a partisan crowd of 35,000 watched in Awe As Rozantz ripped the highly regarded tech defense on two scoring drives and took advantage of a Fumble for another. Freshman kicker Steve Libassi added Field goals of 34 and 41 Yards for the indians third Triumph and a 3-1 record. Virginia tech is 2-2. The indians who have Only four seniors among their 22 starters scored Midway the opening period when linebacker Jeff Hosmer recovered a Mitch Barnes Fumble on the tech 31. Seven plays later Finnan scored his first touchdown on a one Yard blast off left tackle. Libassi kicked his first of three extra Points. The next a amp a score came in the second period when Famian drove Over again from the one to Cap an 80-Yard. 12-play drive the indians added Libassi s first Field goal and a 14-Yard touchdown pass from Rozantz to fimian for a 24-7 Lead after three periods tech scored on a Freak play with just 33 seconds left in the half. Barnes threw a 35-Yard pass that was batted in the air by a amp a defensive end Ken Smith the Bali was grabbed by the gobblers Moses Foster who stepped into the end zone for the touchdown tech s other to came with Only i 50 left when George Heath went three Yards at the end of a 99-Yard drive. San Diego defeats dodgers los Angeles a Tom Griffin and Butch Metzger combined to pitch a four hitter and Mike Ivie slugged a three run Homer As the san Diego padres Defeated the los Angeles dodgers 4-1 saturday. The loss ended a nine game winning Streak for the dodgers Don Sutton. 21-10. Phils reds use heavy Wood by the associated press Don t look for much in the Way of finesse when the National league playoffs begin. The Philadelphia Phillies and Cincinnati reds have a More Basic approach to the games bludgeon the opposition. With Mike Schmidt and grog Luzinski swinging the big bats for the phils and George Foster and Joe Morgan doing the same for yesterday from Page 4c Davidson s record was changed to 4-0-1. Northeast Guilford nipped Ragsdale 14-6. Mark Lassiter galloped 69 Yards for the tigers Only score this touchdown looked like it would be enough to defeat the rams in the first half then As the third Quarter opened up Northeast s Danny Waller ran 21 Yards and later threw to Lewis Thompson to Complete the scoring drives. Central fell from a 20-12 Lead at half time to lose to the Burlington bulldogs 38-20. Jimmy Comer Sam Dockery and Holbrook scored for the Bison but could t get Back together in the second half. Burlington scores came with two touchdowns by Clint Holt a Pete Burgess pass to Roger Hinshaw a 54-Yard run after a Fumble recovery by Wayne Harris and a blocked punt by Steve Baldwin who also picked the Ball up and ran it in for the score five years ago Thomasville ran Over Albemarle 27-0 with Alan Richardson on a six Yard run and a pass to Donnie Holt for a 15-Yard score Terry Skeen added to the scoring with a 67-Yard run Charles Perry completed the bulldog touchdowns with a drive up the Middle. Andrews played one of its Best games of the year As it out mastered the Smith defense 14-0. Sammy Durham scored both touchdowns for the raiders including a run for 57 Yards. North Davidson edged the Mooresville Blue devils 20-13 Randy Cook and Tim Ford scored for the Blue devils while Danny Thomas ran for two and passed to Mike Maxwell for the Black Knight scores. The reds the outfielders on both clubs figure to spend at least some of their time with their necks craned watching baseballs Fly Over a variety of Walls both teams of course have More going for them than raw Power. The phils appear to have an Edge a a slim one anyway in pitching with a staff headed by Steve Carlton but one of Carlton s drawbacks Only heightens one of Cincinnati s other assets the tall left hander never seems to be Able to hold a runner on base with the reds that could be fatal. Cincinnati can steal almost any base it wants or take the extra base on the most routine of hits. But the real keys to this bestow five series starting next saturday in Philadelphia could be a couple of factors which will never show up in a Box score and both of them seem to favor the reds for one thing. Sparky Anderson Cincinnati s Placid White haired manager has the High respect of his players he is the off the Field Leader the Way Pete Rose is considered the on the Field spark plug. Philadelphia s embattled Danny Ozark conversely has taken a lot of heat. Even when the phils have been winning he s had to shut out the sounds of wolves howling for his hide. He s had to spend a lot of time trying a sometimes unsuccessfully to command his players full attention. It has been said by some in Philadelphia the boo Bird capital of the world that the phils have won despite his managing not because of it. 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The phils have never won one Baity h Kinney Wii pc i but that s All history and no team Ever won a title relying on its laurels. Therefore going into the final weekend of regular season play Here is who the clubs will be relying on at first base the reds Are sure to have Tony Perez the same can t be said for Dick Allen of the phils Perez hit and run production have fallen off a bit this year but hell still provide consistency and a Good Glove Allen if he plays will be a threat not As much As in the past to see phils on 9c Yarborough from Page 6c Wilkesboro speedways banked five eighths of a mile Asphalt track. He has won 13 major events Here Yarborough s Victory last april was Only his second on this track. But so far. 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