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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - October 6, 1976, High Point, North Carolina In High Point Enterprise wednesday october 6, 1976 White million Dollar Man Kansas City a prank White is the Kansas City royals $4 million Man estimates vary but that a roughly How much royals owner Ewing Kauffman Sank into his baseball Academy a project he conceived shortly after the american league granted him a franchise in 1968. The Academy opened in Sarasota Flain 1970 and closed its doors four years later Kauffman s idea was revolutionary and simple that Young men with outstanding athletic ability but Little or no baseball background can become major leagues through intensive instruction. A the greatest problem was finding qualified boys Quot Kauffman said. Quot there is not one in 1,500 High school graduates who meets the qualifications for eyes reaction time Speed and mental thousands of youngsters trooped through the Academy hoping to play big league baseball Only one Frank White has made it. The smooth Fielding second baseman shortstop who grew up a Short walk from Kansas City s old municipal stadium played an important role in the royals drive to the Western division championship this year. White who never played High school Ball was playing in the Casey Stengel league in 1970 and working in a Ferndale Falls to Bull ups Thomasville a conversion made the difference As Thomasville Junior High s seventh and eighth Grade football team slipped past Ferndale 8-6 tuesday afternoon Ferndale put All of its Points on the Board in the first period when Johnny Barnes hit Char Ivan Payne with a 34-Yard touchdown pass. The rest of the game was a defensive Battle until Thomasville Erie Wilson scampered 19 Yards into the end zone in the fourth Quarter and ran the Ball Over for the two Point conversion. Defensive standouts for Ferndale were w la liar Dawkins and Nathan Lindsay the loss was the first of the season for Ferndale. Which now shows a 3-1 record and hosts Asheboro thursday. Thomasville hosts Salisbury next tuesday and goes into that game with a 2-1 record Ragsdale girls teams take wins Jamestown the Ragsdale girls volleyball and Tennis teams both posted wins in their respective matches tuesday afternoon the volleyball team kept its flawless record intact with a 15-2,15-0, 15-3 Triumph Over Parkland with instrumental players being sue Freyler Judy Bridges Kris Cox and Jeanne Augustine. The win gives Ragsdale a 7-0 Overall record and 6-0 conference Mark Ragsdale hosts West Forsyth thursday the Tennis team won three singles matches in love sets on its Way to an 8 1 win Over Western Guilford Kathy Glover Wendy Camp and Jean Willson did t lose a game while other singles scores included Susan Foster 6-2, 6-2, Patti Mccachern 6-3, 6 2 and Sandra Whicker 6-2. 6-1 doubles winners were Reena Strickland and Debra Shaw 6-1, 6-2, and Robin Mitchell and Dana Wade 6-2, 6-2 Ragsdale 4-1 hosts Parkland thursday Knox victim of Northeast Salisbury Northeast rushed for four touchdowns and passed for another on its Way to a 38-14 Victory Over Knox of Salisbury tuesday afternoon. Kent Miller scored twice for the local team on runs of 25 and 30 Yards Kenneth Clinton broke Loose from 50 Yards out for another score and Michael Tillery had the longest touchdown run of the Day on his 55-Yard scamper to pay dirt Johnny Medley passed to Keith Torrence for 40 Yards and a touchdown and he also hit Lance Connors with three pats defensive standouts included Thad Smith Danny Quick and Tillery. Northeast 3-1 plays Griffin tuesday at Simeon stadium. In a % i royals Frank White Metal shop when a royals scout urged him to go to Sarasota Quot i was married and had one child then and i knew there was no Chance of mov ing up in what i was doing Quot White recalls. Quot i was living a Day at a time going to work coming Home. A after i got to the Academy nobody there Robert mud Jackson a lineman of week College station Tex. Aft a meet the Man some Call you get to Call Robert Jackson Quot mud Quot if you can break 4.6 in the 40 because that a what the Texas a amp a Middle linebacker runs. It Means he can to catch you people Arentt sure How he got that nickname but slow teammates just Call him to get the 6-foot-2228-Pound Jackson irate is something slower aggie teammates done to try. Jackson was mad last week at Illinois. Twenty seven tackles by Jackson later the Texas aggie had Defeated the Zillini 14-7. Nine pc claims win in Field hockey Salisbury the High Point College women s Field hockey team blanked Catawba 3-0 tuesday afternoon. Patti Wootten Alyson Wilk and Susan Winchester scored goals for the winners High Point hosts Salem College thursday for its next game the local team has a 3-1 record teen of the tackles were Solo efforts. The performance earned Jackson honors As the associated press National lineman of the week Quot it s like Bear Bryant used to say at Alabama about Lee Roy Jordan Quot said aggie defensive coordinator Melvin Robertson. Quot a if he stays in Bounds Lee Roy will get Well if he stays in Bounds Jack will get the slow footed Robertson does no to Call Jackson Quot mud a either. A Robert has come on Strong Quot said Robertson. He did t Start until the fourth game last year because he came out of Junior College and had a lot to learn. Now i be had seven pro scouts Tell me he will be a first round draft Choice and the first linebacker to go. Quot Jack is the Best in be coached in 25 years we had two All americans last year in de Simmom and Garth ten Napel. Jack is faster than de and stronger than both de and Garth. Quot Robertson said it s almost impossible to get Jackson off his feet Quot unless you hold him or trip him a thought i was a Prospect but in 1972 he started climbing through the minor league ranks finally arriving in september 1973. After lots of playing time in a Utility role this Spring he pushed cookie Rojas the popular aging second baseman to the Bench. Playing before the Home town fans a local boy made Good he thought he would be embraced by the Kansas City fans As a conquering hero. He was wrong. Whites Fielding was always steady sometimes spectacular. He saved Many games with seemingly impossible plays. But his hitting failed to match even closely his Fielding. As his average dipped lower and lower finally reaching the .190s, the Boos began. Quot it killed me Quot White admits. A i could t understand i never wanted to go into the stands and fight anybody. I just wanted to then about the same time three things happened White by choking up on the Bat raised his average almost 50 Points through August. Cheers replaced Boos. Quot i knew that a lot of people weren t booing me anyway Quot he says. Quot and i thought to hell with those who were if they can do a better Job they can take my Glove Jamestown or. Takes Trinity Trinity Stephon Adams and brother Calvin Adams teamed up tuesday night for two touchdown passes while Stephon ran in another on an interception. As Jamestown Junior High seventh and eighth Grade team Defeated Trinity 44-6 Calvin threw strikes of 18 and 30 Yards to Stephon while Terrel Cole scored on a 35-Yard run interceptions played a significant role in Trinity a defeat As Chuck Green intercepted another and ran it 40 Yards for the tally. Jamestown is now 4-0 and play Lexington at Home tuesday night. Andrews girls Stop Reidsville Andrews girls volleyball team Defeated Reidsville tuesday afternoon to take its sixth win of the season the teams split the first two games before Andrews came Back to Triumph 15-7, 10-15 15-10, 15-1. Jessie Harris and Myra Michael were cited for outstanding play for the raiders who now show a 6-4 Overall record and 3-2 conference Mark. Andrews hosts Central today. The menus and company 3 Days Only thursday Friday saturday october 7, 8, amp 9 20% off extravagantly handsome leather Coats amp jackets by Europa sport of new York and Rubin Grais of Chicago. Use your Collier Ellis charge or layaway master charge or ban Kame i card come choose your leather coat or jacket from a wide assortment of styles and colors at this special three Day offer. Yankees have own Babysitter new York a a Rock no Roll tune blared so loud you looked around to see who might be on the dance floor in the dressing room there was a whirring sound of electric hair dryers. Over in the Corner two half dressed athletes playfully tossed towels at each other Quot just kids a really a Bunch of babies Quot commented Pete Sheehy the 66-year-old club House custodian and wet nurse of the 25 Guys who make up the roster of the new York Yankees. Quot not like the old Days at All. These kids Are much younger much looser they done to have a nerve in their bodies. Marse Joe Mccarthy the babe Gehrig. Lazzeri they seemed so much More it was a Busy Day for Sheehy tuesday packing All the gear for the teams departure for Kansas City where the Best of five playoff series against the royals opens saturday. A the playoffs a never had any playoffs Back then Quot Sheehy mumbled half to himself. Quot sudden death what a big difference that makes. To become champs you done to have to win just one series you have to win two Quot yeah Quot piped up Yogi Berra dressing Over in the Corner Quot the whole season does no to mean a Damn thing unless we win this a it s like winning a Marathon and then running a 100-Yard dash to see if it was for real Quot observed another. Quot the Yankees really Haven to played a big game yet Quot added Pitcher Ken Holtzman who wears three world series rings from his experience with the Oakland a a Quot you can to rate a team until it s faced a playoff or a world series test. And this one has t Quot at Oakland remember. We won three playoffs and three world series All in a Row 1972-73-74. Its like winning six can tide Bounce Back Boma fans Are asking what is going on Tuscaloosa Ala apr Alabama fans Are asking two questions about the Crimson tide football team which has suffered Only the fourth shutout in Bear Bryants 19 years As head coach and is out of the National rankings for the first time since 1970 what a wrong and will Alabama snap Back and go on to an 18th consecutive bowl Alabama won an unprecedented five straight South Eastern conference titles and was favored to take a sixth until Mississippi stopped the tide 10-7 in the opening game of the 1976 season and then fourth ranked Georgia manhandled Alabama 21-0 on saturday. Between those losses were victories Over lightly regarded Southern methodist and Vanderbilt but at this june Ture the tide appears unable to play with the big boys and Louisiana state. Notre Dame and surprising Auburn loom Down the Road Quot i would like to think we have Pride and class enough to come Back a Bryant said Quot if we done to we Are in bad shape a a Alabama lost and apparently has not been Able to replace the Type blockers who helped the team Bull to a Griffin shines on defense Lexington Griffin s defense continued to control the opponents As the seventh and eighth Grade team shut out Lexington 14-0 tuesday that makes Griffin 2-1 and the school is leading in another shutout game that was postponed at halftime. Greg Dye scored both touchdowns for Griffin while Frankie Gill Terry Wood. Billy Bumgardner and Ray Carter were credited with being outstanding on defense. 54-6 record in the previous five seasons. And perhaps the defences Are catching up with the Wishbone. This also is the fourth year of the 30-scholarship limit that and limitations on squad size have had major equalizing effects Charles Hannah. Alabama Central netters notch fifth win Winston Salem the High Point Central girls Tennis team won 6-3 Over Reynolds tuesday afternoon to take its fifth win in sixth matches this season singles winners included Nancy Beaver 6-2, 6-2 Lillie Silver 6-2. 6-0 Jan Blair 6-1, 6-2. And Laura Wood 6-0, 4-6, 6-1. Doubles winners for Central were Beth Harrison and Silver 6-4. 6-2, and Wood and Blair 6-1, 6-0 centrals next match is against Dudley thursday. Defensive tackle says the tide is not a Good team now but can become one Quot with a lot of people willing to make us one i know we have a lot who Are hut there has to be someone at every position that s what coach Bryant will find out now Well see who has character a a we re not even an Ordinary team right fullback Johnny Davis who has t lost a Yard in two plus seasons said Quot we be got to forget that happened and try to have a respectable season linebacker Dewey Mitchell says the tide has Quot to go to work an Start putting things Back together Quot while k j la Zenov. 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