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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - September 10, 1974, High Point, North Carolina Ragsdale crowns Central Page Blanks Andrews raiders sluggish in opener by Jim Pettit Enterprise sports writer Greensboro a Well take a look at the films and try to Analyse what happened to us. Well try to get Back to basics before we play again. If you can to Block stunts you can t play and if you can to tackle you can to Stop High Point Andrews head coach John Morris summed up the raiders 14-0 loss to Greensboro Page monday night in those simple words. Words that were heavy with disappointment. It was a dismal season opener for the raiders with few Bright spots against a pirate team that with one Victory already under its Belt was sharper crisper and better prepared. A we have no excuses a a Morris added. A we just got beat about every Way you can get beat. They outhit us. We weren t Weli prepared for them and they were very Well prepared for us. They took away the things we do Well and we adjust. A we weren to ready for All the stunting they did and i done to blame the kids for that. That a our fault a he said plainly. Page got All the Points it needed to win on fullback Arnold Nelson s 33-Yard burst Over left tackle with 9 59 left in the second Quarter. The run was on the first play of a drive set up by Oscar Lowers recovery of a Raider Fumble. That run gave the pirates the majority of their first half Rushing total of 45 Yards. Mike Davis blocked the extra Point. The Raider defense a broken again with 5 39 left in the third period As quarterback Larry Page found receiver Courtland Brooks on a 25-Yard scoring pass. The play came on a fourth and to situation. Andrews offence had several opportunities including a 32-Yard Field goal attempt to Cash in but get needed blocking against the pirates Active linebacker play. We Hen the blocking was there a penalty Flag usually was too killing other Raider threats. The penalty Flag 80 Yards against Andrews 70 against Page May have been the turning Point in the game. Andrews speedy tailback and kick return threat ted Brown broke two Long returns for apparent see raiders on so the yardstick mpa p first Downs 7 9 Rushing yardage 41 130 passing yardage 8? 49 passes m2 43 intercepted by 0 i punting 2 31 5 5-14 fumbles lost i Yards penalised so 70 scoring summaries Andrews 0 0 0 0�?0 Page 0 a 0-14 p a Nelson 33 run kick blocked p a Brooks 25 pass from Page Mcgirt run Ragsdale a Rick Buck the truck Adams goes Down after Short gain Tiger halfback carried 27 times for 122 Yards against centrals Bison photo by Sonny Hedgecock bulldogs win for skin by Winn Baldwin special to the Enterprise Greensboro it sounded like a pier six Brawl the Way the bulldogs were living it up Down in the dressing room. Then in stepped Allen Brown in John we Ayne fashion and managed to silence his celebrating squad. His Thomasville High bulldogs had just beaten Ben l. Smith of Greensboro 26-14 and Brown had something he wanted to say. He wanted to announce the dedication of the game to the late Linville Clemmons. A this is the first game skin Clemmons missed in 40 years a Brown explained. A a he gave a lot of himself to this school and i know head be proud of the Way you Guys played out there tonight a a somber Brown said in the silenced dressing room. Clemmons Long time statistician for the bulldogs died during the summer. The Pride expressed by Brown was prompted by Thomasville a rally after being completely dominated by the Golden eagles in the first half of the twin Bill affair at Greensboro High school stadium. The Golden eagles had their will in the first half but As the game wore on Thomasville two platoon system and a change in the games momentum combined to give the bulldogs their fourth straight Victory Over the 4-a institution. Connors King take different win routes Forest Hills . Apr Jimmy Connors and Billie Jean King took entirely different routes to the winners Circle in wresting . Open Tennis championships from australian players. A a it was the Best Tennis i be Ever played in my life. I did everything Well. I think that a what it takes to beat Ken Rosewall a said Connors. A i really thought evonne was going to win there for a while. Until the last Point to be said is. King. Connors whipped the two time open Winner from Australia. 6-1, 6-0, 6-1 monday in the most lopsided men s final in the 93-year history of the grass court classic. Is. King won her fourth trophy in an erratic comeback Over australian evonne Goola Gong 3-6, 6-3, 7-5. The victories were Worth $22,500 apiece and marked the first sweep by americans since Stan Smith and is. King won in 1971. Australians John new Combe and Margaret court took the titles last year. Newcombe bowed to Rosewall in the semifinals sunday and mrs. Court remained in Australia to await the birth of her second child. Connors the 22-year-old Lethander said he started the Day so eager that it scared him. A a i was so High a he said a that at one Point i was afraid id come Down. I tried to stay Calm. I could feel my heart beating in my Rosewall at 39, is recognized As the classic player in the game but Connors established himself As the current King of Tennis. He won la straight games and took Only one hour eight minutes to win his third major title of the year and increase his season earnings to nearly $200,000. The Golden eagles overpowered the defending South Piedmont conference champions from the opening Kickoff taking less than six minutes to March 84 Yards in 14 plays. Smith continuously attacked the Center of the Thomasville line gaining five Yards at a clip. Only once in the opening drive did a player break Loose for More than five Yards. Tailback Jay Plummer broke Loose for a 15-Yard scamper and crashed in from one Yard out four plays later for the initial score of the night. A a we got Down Quick but the big thing about this game to me was the fact that we did no to quit a a jubilant coach Allen Brown beamed. A a we came Back against a big Tough 4-a school that did no to make a lot of mistakes a the bulldog coach added. While Smith played almost so bulldogs on 5b the yardstick first Downs Rushing yardage passing yardage passes intercepted by punting fumbles lost Yards penalized t Volle g Bara i 8 291 la 59 7 3-7 18 i 0 2 32 5 3-43 i 2 45 5 Adams leads a a o ago Tiger team Over Bison by Benny Phillips associate sports editor the North end of town will never be the same again. Tony a House opened for business last night and for nearly three hours the action was rugged Lively and Load. It s first class however and even promises to improve As the parking situation works itself out. Now there was t Coffee and cake at the open House and Tony did no to have a Long reception line. That will come later. But a few friends a about 6,500 a dropped by to see the Gridiron performance on the Green turf below. Rick Adams a 6-2, 194-Pound halfback took charge of this part of the show and guided Ragsdale a flying tigers to an impressive 20-0 Victory Over Central highs Bison. Adams put on a one Man performance that Wasny to at All bad considering it was the opening game of the season for both teams. He ran the Ball 27 times for 122 Yards Rushing and a 4.5 average per carry. Ragsdale had 214 Yards Rushing and the tigers did no to throw the Ball a single time. Adams scored twice for the tigers circling right end on a 20-Yard touchdown run with 7 21 left in the first half and he plunged Over from the one with 1 58 left in the game. A i Hope he is the Best Back we will have to go up against this season. I think he will be a said Bison coach Roy Boyles. A a also offensively Ragsdale will stack up with anybody we play this year a added Boyles. A they have a Good sound Ball Boyles Wasny to Overly impressed with the performance of his Bison. His offence Wasny to impressive. It gained Only 51 Yards Rushing and 52 passing. A a i was most disappointed in the mistakes we made. I did no to think we would make that Many a he said. A a we have a Complete new offence and a new set of backs and i figured we would make some mistakes but not that Many. If i was pleased with anything it would have to be the Richard Kemp a former Central High athlete under Tony Simeon for whom the new stadium is named said the Bison defense was something else. A i believe Central has probably the Best defensive team we will the Hoe Point enter pms sports tuesday september to 1974. Fage 3b Trinity has non loss scoring summaries Thomasville 04 14-2 Greensboro 7 7 0 of i g a Plummer i run Piggott kick t a Burton to run kick letter g a Plummer 4 run Piggott kick t a Burion 0 run run tailed t a Mills 2 run Mills run t a lower 23 run run toils a Adams on so Ragsdale Central first Downs 14 j Yards Rushing 214 is Yards passing 0 52 passes of 5-13 intercepted by of fumbles lost by 3 j punts 4-3 0 s-32-4 Yards penalized 20 so Ragsdale 0 7 0 13-20 Central 0 0 0 0�?0 r a Adams 20 run Sikes kick r a Hingleton recover Fumble in end zone Sikes kick r a Adams i run kick fails . Gains Cage series from Russia by Carol Wilson Enterprise sports writer the frustration Hung about As thick As the late evening fog Over Ledford stadium monday night. The panthers battled invading Trinity to a 14-14 deadlock and neither team went Home particularly Happy with the outcome. For the bulldogs the game represented their first no loss since the 1972 season. But the contest was also Trinity a Best Chance at Victory in recent times As the visitors ran up a 14-0 halftime Edge Only to be completely stymied in the second half. Ledford Felt frustration pains that were perhaps even More acute. The panthers stormed out in the second half scored two Quick touchdowns to tie the score then moved inside the Trinity 25 four More times in the contest Only to come away empty handed on each occasion. A we were Flat in the first half a admitted Ledford coach Ken Browning a in the second half we played Well except for the errors. Part of that is due to the youth of our team. We be got a lot of Young people playing and they be things to Trinity coach Paul Barnes had a different Story to Tell. A we were very pleased with the Way the boys played in the first half a he commented. A we told them at the half though that a 14-0 Lead be enough. They Ledford came out Tough the second half and stopped our offence the bulldogs could do Little wrong in the first half. Utilizing the running ability of quarterback Blaine Smith and halfback Randy Lanier and Craig Mcneil up the Middle Trinity took the opening Kickoff and went 66 Yards in eight plays to the games first score. The big blow was a 33-Yard run by Lanier that carried the Ball Down to the Ledford five. Smith took it in from there for the touchdown but Mcneil a extra Point run failed and the bulldogs led 6-0. Trinity was aided on its next scoring drive by two Ledford penalties. The first an offside Call on a bulldog punt gave Trinity a first Down on the Panther 47. Four plays later a face mask penalty moved the Ball Down to the 13. Smith took it in to the one and Mcneil picked up the touchdown from there. Smith then hit Mcneil for the two Point conversion and a 14-0 Trinity Lead. A we had planned to run up the Middle and we Felt they would give us that a said Barnes. A we had to keep it going up the Middle to make everything else work. In the second half they clogged up the Middle and really stopped us there was Little stopping the panthers in the opening moments of the third Quarter. A fired up Ledford squad marched 74 Yards in 14 plays on its first series. David Smith hit Bobby Eller with a 20-Yard strike to the Trinity one to set up Kelly Clinard a touchdown dive. Smith ran around right end to pick up the two Point conversion and narrow the bulldog Lead to 14-8. Three minutes later the panthers were Back on the Trinity nine Yard line As a or Trinity on 5b the yardstick Trinity first Down to Rushing yardage 147 passing yardage to passes 2-12 intercepted by i punting 5-3s fumbles lost 3 Yards penalized 70 scoring summaries Ltd Ford i 105 9 a i i 2-27 0 40 Trinity i 0 0-14 Ledford 0 0 14 0�?14 try Smith s run run tailed try Mcneil i run Mcneil pass from Smith l a Clinard i run Smith run l a Robertson 2 pass from Smith Savi up to by Paul Shinn associate sports editor Greensboro the russians stuck the United states in the 1972 olympics basketball series a couple of More recent confrontations on the court and slipped off w Ith a Good percentage of the country a wheat a while Back not much can be done about the wheat Deal but the Usa got a measure of revenge monday night by clinching the current six game a Good will Cage series with the soviet Union with one More game to play. The largest crowd to watch the teams so far More than 10.000, whooped it up in the coliseum As most of their Lavonte . State National championship team formed the winning nucleus for a closely fought 6766 Victory. That gave the . Four wins in five games. The final contest will be played tonight in Landover my. This was the big game for ots Ytina mar a of to in of Iov Khonji Choli he no Law Ihm Mosc Autv Miro tarty lift Hev Azov Vivian Koltho Fth Iii Tow Riva Usa a Ariay pm Tho Motan Carr a Ann Cpl Vui a a po1 it my up to Al of i la Vul hmm a Brown a Stout. state Forward Tim Stoddard said As he and his teammates were hustled to a waiting bus to carry them Back to their Motel. Quot we wanted to Clinch the series Here to keep them from having a Chance to get a split. A we want to show we Are the Best Amateur basketball team around just As they want to show they Are the but Are the russians amateurs a Well they say they Are and we have to take their word a Stoddard replied. Amateur in the two countries May have different meaning since Many of the russian players have been together for six or seven years and Range in age from 21 to 29. Both the russians and the United states have been playing a lot of basketball in the off season but for state at least this series bother them. A this will help us get in shape for the season a Stoddard said. Quot we will get at it on oct. 15 just like always. Playing the russians ranks with playing anybody in the Atlantic coast conference. They Are Good. They Are much better than the teams we played in the far East. They Are much bigger and this game was the closest of the series so close that it took four pressure free throws in the last minute and a half by a guess who a David Thomson to insure the Triumph. Yurt Pavlov hit a free throw for the russians with 34 seconds left for the final score. In those frantic final moments though there was some scurrying around to keep everybody on the Edge of his seat. Morris Rivers another state player rebounded Pavlov a missed second tree throw for what seemed to be the final Nail on the lid. But the . Threw the Ball out of Bounds playing keep away with five seconds left. The russians called a timeout to set up the winning try. Alexander Kharchenko got the backcourt inbound play and tossed up a Looper from farther out that was necessary and it fell Short. Thompsons free throws tied the game at 65. Shortly after that russians Alexander Belov was charged with a technical foul for throwing the Ball at the ceiling. It was his fifth foul of the game technical count toward the total and he was out. Ivan Yedeszko and Valery Miloser Dov also fouled out. None of the United states players fouled out and the game was considerably less physical than the others even though there were bodies sprawling from time to time. Tempers were kept under control. So was the game when Thompson made his Points. A this Wasny tas rough As the game in Seattle a said state guard Rivers As he fought his Way to the bus. A but the officials Here were different. We should have won All the games. A was i worried about this one not when i saw David go to the it looks like the Start of another Fine season for Thompson who led both teams with 24 Points. Belov had 20 and was the prime Force in pulling the soviets Back from nine Points Down with his layups in the Lane. According to russian coach Vladimir Kondrashin his teams goal has been accomplished even though it has lost the series. The idea he said was to bring in some of the younger players to give them experience for the 1976 olympics. The current crop of state Mcaa champs wont be around for that one but they can say they beat the russians when they got the Chance. Enjoy lose ugly fat skirt toting weight today or Money tee. Mona sex it a tiny Tablet end eely to take. Mon Aoi x will help cwt Yew retire Lor a a a it Lead let leu a weigh let. 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