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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - January 30, 1983, Tokyo, JapanSunday january 30, 1983 Pacific stars and stripes sports 27 killer bees hogs smarts huh by will Grimsley a special correspondent los Angeles a killer super bowl xvii on sunday is beginning to sound More like a 4-h convention or a trip to Disneyland than the pro football championship of the entire world and environs. Nicknames have been a part of this Madcap culture for years let s not forget Minnesota s purple people eaters Denver s Orange crush Miami s no names defense and Pittsburgh s steel curtain but this Bas Between the Washington redskins and Miami dolphins is getting ridiculous. A language Barrier Reading about the event in the newspaper makes you either hungry scared or both and it wants you to turn off the to set until the children Are Home saturday morning. One of the main features of the forthcoming Battle in the Rose bowl is the face off Between the dolphins killer bees and Washington s the killer bees Are Miami s defense Thebes in the National football league so named because they be got a Bunch of Guys whose names begin with the letter a and they go around stinging people who try to get through their swarming Barrier. The new York jets tried it last sunday i Miami and came away smarting their league leading rusher Freeman Mcneil and scram bling passer Richard Todd shut Down cold. The score Miami 14, new York 0.but the killer bees Haven t run into anything As worrisome As the hogs who happen to be Washington s offensive line Avery exclusive club proud of its blocking matter How much they Buzz Kim Bokamper Bob Brudzinski Bob Baumhower and the hilarious Blackwood Brothers from Texas Lyle and Glenn the hogs insist they re going to give their scrambling quarterback Joe Theismann and bulldozing runner John Riggins plenty of room to operate. A select society the hogs for All their barnyard veneer Are a haughty band who Don t just let anybody into their select society. Members must ear their chevrons with genuine blocking perform head hog is George Starke a towering 250-Pound tackle 34 years old who Isth Only Redskin who was around when Miami beat George Allen s Redskin team Here 14-7exactly 10 years ago. Riggins wanted to be a member because he is built like a hog 6-2 and 235 pounds Starke said. We voted no. He has t blocked enough people. If he Ever has to we re in applied for membership be cause he once once blocked both Lawrence Taylor and Terry Jackson of the new York giants. We made him an honorary few Bona fide members of the hogs Are Joe Jacoby Russ Grimm and Jeff Bostic. They run from 6-2 to 6-7 and from 252 pounds to 290. Not just pork Dolphin offensive line is called the mushrooms a name borrowed from one of Miami s earlier and less successful eras. We Call them mushrooms because they Trelow and always have their head in the dirt said a Miami team member who declined to be identified lest it endanger his life. Then there Are the smurfs so name because they look so much like the cute Little elves in funny hats you see running around onto screens on saturday mornings. They represent the redskins pass catching corps the targets of Theismann s darts. They have been sensational in the Garrett who is 5-7 and 178 pounds and Charlie Brown not the peanuts guy5-10and 179, have caught 24 passes for 413 Yards and five touchdowns in the three playoff smurf is Virgil Seay 5-8 and 175 pounds. All the smurfs Are implausible looking football players. All they can do is run like the wind and catch anything that flies. At least they re Loose All this nickname tomfoolery has its proves that players on both sides Are Loose and putting a Little fun in their Miami s Blackwood Lyle 31, a converted football Gypsy and hell Raiser until he saw the Light and joined brother Glenn 25, As a brother safety re Tough and they re wild. They came to town looking decked out like the Blue Brothers of saturday night live Fame dark suits wide brimmed hats thin ties an valuables handcuffed to their wrists. We rented the costumes Back Home for 50bucks," said Glenn. Just a like Back Home in Texas years ago when Glenn was about 6 and sneaked into a fort built of Christmas Trees by big brother Lyle and set it afire said Glenn. I clawed my Way out through the Back. Otherwise i would t be Here Lyga tour opens Washam fires 66 Joann Washam Deerfield Beach Fla. A Home club promo Ann Washam beat a record Field of 135 players by two strokes thursday turning in a 6-under-Par 66 Ashe Lyga began its $7 million 1983 tour with the $150,000 Mazda classic at Deer Creek country a new fibreglass Shaft Driver she acquired three Days ago Washam covered the 6,079-Yard Dee Creek course with a 31-35, including an Eagle-3 at the second Bradley the Early Leader who said she is aiming to become the latest member of the ladies profession Al Golf association s $1 million club before the season s first five tournaments Are completed is two strokes Back of the Lead As the Field Heads into the second stroke behind Bradley is Beth Solomon who produced three birdies and saved a Par-4 at the 18thhole when she had to use a shot to punch out of High grass then reached the Green with a no. 3 Iron and converted a 20-foot Nause who scored an Eagle-3 at the second Hole by hitting a Driver from the Fairway on her second shot to leave a 4-foot putt had a 70. So did Vivian Brownlee who almost had a Hole in one at the 161-Yard Par-3 Lith Hole with the Ball popping out to rest 18inches from the cup and Lauri Peterson in her first pro tournament. Most failed to beat the course including defender Hollis Stacy who finished with a 75.meanwhile, starting her Day on the Back nine a Good Iron shot from her Deerfield Beach Home Washam played steady Golf producing two birdies and her Only bogey to turn one under. Then she Tore up the front nine starting with an Eagle. I picked up a new Driver a fibreglass Salt and never hit a sweeter club Washam said. I had broken my old Driver and was struggling for a new one. I did t miss a Fairway All drive and a no. 5 Iron left her a 4-foot putt for the Eagle. She then birdied the sixth eighth and ninth holes getting the Solo Lead with a 15-foot putt at the eighth and a 25-foot putt on the ninth when a no. 4 Iron approach went wide of the Hole. Washam who suffered a rib injury and was involved in an Auto Accident in 1981, says she thinks this year will bring her want to be a Winner again she said. I want to be 4 share Phoenix Lead for 4 different reasons Phoenix a the four players sharing the first round Lead in the $350,000 Phoenix open Golf tournament pointed to four different reasons for their Success. Leonard Thompson credited cocktail party tip from old Friend Arnold Palmer. De Sneed benefited from a Short game played from some unbelievable Olac Eshal Sutton talked about a new set of Jack Renner pointed to the Calendar. All managed 6-under-Par 65sthursday on the 6,726-Yard Phoenix. Country club course and were on stroke in front of Veteran Lee elder. Tied at 4-under 67s were Johnny Miller Cal Peete . Snead and Scott Hoch. Defending Champion Lanny wad Kins topped a big group at 68. Masters Champ Craig Stadler and Keith Fergus a Winner last week a the Bob Hope classic each shot 73and must improve in the second round if they Are to qualify for the final 36 holes. Thompson said Palmer who is no playing Here took him aside at a cocktail party last week and pointed out a couple of things i was doing he said he was lining up tothe right and not getting far enough behind the Thompson s round included four birdies on his last five m hitting the Ball More solid now and obviously a lot straighter he said. Although he dropped a couple of20-foot Birdie putts Renner said he is not comfortable with the Putter. Have been lacking Confidence and the Only Way you can get confidences to make some. This helps a Renner also noted he had off Yearsin 1980 and 1982 while enjoying Success in 1979 and 1981. He said that should put on schedule for a Good season this year. Sutton who took one title and set Money winning record of $237,434 for a Rookie last season has brought anew set of Irons into play this year. It s taken a week or two to get used to them he said. I m starting to hit them pretty it was something of an under statement. He missed Only one Green did not make a bogey an four times got his Iron shots inside of four feet for relatively easy other came on a 15-footer. While Sutton and Renner hade tremly solid efforts Sneed flirted with disaster on numerous occasions but i just holed it from places that were unbelievable he chipped in twice once from about 30 Yards and once from about15, turning a couple of potential bogeys into birdies. He made three putts of about 15 feet one to save bogey and one by Accident when he said i was just trying to lag it up and it fell

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