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Page Twelve


Wednesday, June 23, 1976

Track trials has fireworks

By The Associated Press
A pair of upstarts produced fireworks,
some old veterans performed as expect-
ed yesterday, and for the first time in
three days of the U. S. Olympic Arack
and Field Trials in Eugene, Oregon, the
winners, not the losers, drew attention.
Edwin Moses, a 20-year-old junior at
Morehouse College in Atlanta, shattered
the American record of 48.5 seconds in
the 400-meter intermediate hurdles with
a 48.30 mark,
Rookie Brenda Moorehead rocketed
to a near-record performance in the
Miss Morehead, 19, a freshman at Ten-
nessee State, burst from the starting
block and sped to the finish line in 11.08
seconds; a shade off the world record
of 11.04.

And veteran Rick Wohlhuter gained
another Olympic trip with an expected
800 victory.
In exciting competition Dave Roberts
regained his pole vault record from Earl
Bell with a leap of 18 feet, 81/2 inches as
the two highest vaulters in history
earned berths on the U. S. Olympic
This is perhaps the strongest vault-
ing contingent the United States will
send to an Olympics since 1960 when
Don Bragg and Ron Morris placed 1-2
at Rome.
Meanwhile, Harvey Glance, winner of
the 100-meter dash Sunday, failed in a
bid to become the first man since Ray
Norton in 1960 to make the U. S. team
in both short sprints.
The small but muscular Auburn Uni-
versity freshman finished fifth in his 200-

meter heat in 20.94 seconds.
In the women's pentathalon, Jane
Frederick of the Los Angeles Track
Ciub, the American record holder,
lengthened her lead in the women's pen-
tathlon by winning the long jump in 20
feet, 10 inches, sixth best on the U. S.
list, at the Olympic track and field
Not all the events here concerned
times or points. Dr. Leroy Walker, a
former track coach, is pushing his
idea of selecting the Olympic squad
two years in advance.
Walker long has advocated selecting
the U.S. team well in advance, but the
slbject heated up again last Saturday
when sprinter Steve Williams, one of
the world's fastest men, was injured and
failed to maake the American team.
"Under my plan," said Walker, "if

you have an injured athlete, you would
do with him what any good coach would
do - you'd rest him to make him whole.
We would not have had to chance this
situation with Williams being forced to
run in the trials."
In swimming, at Long Beach,
California's Shirley Babashoff could
well become the star of the 1976 Olym-
pic games at Montreal in leading the
U.S. women swimmers, but the men
should do better over-all.
Babshoff set American records in four
events, qualified for five individual races
and could compete in seven at Mon-
treal. Her capping victory came with a
world record in the 800-meter freestyle.
Coach Jim Councilman, the veterans
from Indiana, believes his men could
win one-half of the medals at the Olym-
pics in Montreal,

Bengals bury Brewers

By The Associated Press
MILWAUKEE - Alex Johnson
lashed three hits and scored
twice while Aurelio Rodriguez
and Tom Veryzer each drove in
two runs to spark a 20 hit attack
that swept the Detroit Tigers
past the Milwaukee Brewers
10-4 last night.
The Tigers took the lead for
good at 2-1 in the second. John-
son singled, stole second and
scored on a single by Mickey
Stanley, who took second on the
throw to the plate and came
home on Rodrigtez'single.
The Tigers chased Jerry
Augustine, 2-3, in the fourth.
They got one run on a walk
and singles by Stanley and
Rodriguez, then Pete Broberg
took over.
Hank Aaron cut it to 4-2 in
the bottom of the fourth with
his 752nd career homde ran, his
seventh this year and fifth in
Yesterday's Ba-eball Scores
National League
Pittsltrgh 10. Chicago 7
Montreal s, Philadelphia 3
Cineinnati 6, Los Angeles 0
llsttistss h, Alasta 7
St. Louis 3. New York 0
San Franciseo at San ni on
American 1 .eage
Minnesota lo. California 0
Oak'land 5, 'texas 2
Cleveland 3New York2
Chicago 14, Kansas City8
.petroit 10, Milwaukee 4
Boston 6, Baltimore 5, 15 innings

his last eight games. But the
Tigers got the run back in the
fifth on singles by Tom Veryzer,
Rusty Staub and Johnson, then
made it 6-2 in the sixth on an
RBI single by Veryzer.
Indians scalp
NEW YORK-Charlie Spikes
drove in two runs, one of
them with a homer, to lead the

Cleveland Indians to a 3-2 vic-
tory over the New York Yan-
kees last night.
New York got a run back
against winner Rick Waits, 2-1,
in the fourth. Lou Piniella beat
out an infield single and came
around to score when Craig Net-
tles was credited with a dou-
ble as center fielder Rick Man-
ning dropped his drive in deep
right - center after a long run.

W olverines vs. Warriors
in '76-'77 cage schedule
ty The Associated Press
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - The University of Michigan and
Marquette University have agreed to play each other in the
1976-77 basketball season.
THE GAME WAS added onto the schedule of each team,
and will be telecast as part of NBC's and TVS's new Sunday
afternoon basketball package.
It was announced that NBC and TVS have paid $3 million
for the package, which includes weekly regional games along
with the Sunday telecasts.
Sources at the National Association of Collegiate Directors
of Athletics convention here said the series will begin with a
nationally televised doubleheader Jan. 2 featuring UCLA
against Btssston.
THE SERIES will include defending national champion
Indiana against runnerup Michigan, Marquette-Michigan,
Notre Dame-Marquette and North Carolina State-Louisville.
Spokesmen said a Tennessee-UCLA game was shifted
from December to Jan. 30 for inclusion in the Sunday series.
The site was moved from New Orleans to Atlanta, with
Tennessee's Jan. 29 game with George moved to Feb. 1 to
avoid successive game dates.

1974 Wimbledon champ Chris Evert in action yesterday in her
first-round match of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships.
Miss Evert, 21, breezed past T. J. Thompson of the U.S. 6-1,
6-1. She also led a group of international women stars who de-
manded more money in the tournament.

Major League Standngs

Ashe and company roll on;
women want more money

W5 1. Pet. GB1
Philadelphia 44 19 .698 -
Pittsburgh 36 26 .581 71
New York 33 37 .471 14'
St. touis. 30 36 .455 15''.
Chicago 28 37 .431 1t
Montreal 23 36 .390 19
Cincinnati 42 25 .627 -
San Diego 35 29 .547 5'
Los Angeler 37 31 .544 51p
Houston 31 36 .463 11
Atlanta 28 37 .431 13
San Francisco 25 43 .368 17%
Today's Giame's
Pittsbhrnh (OMedirh 5-5) and (Can-
delaria 6-4) at Chicago (R. Reuschel
7-4) and (Burris 3-9), 2
Montreal (Fryman 7-4) and (Dun-
ning 0-1) at Atlanta (Messersmith
6-5) and Niekro 5-4), , ),-n
Philadelphia (Lonbtort 9-3) at
Cincinnati (Alcala 6-2), n
Los Angeles (Rhoden 5-0) at
Houston (Richard 7-7), n
New York (Seaver 7-5) at
St. Louis (Falcone 5-5), n
San Diea (Strom 6-6) at
San Francisc) (Dressler 1-5) or
(Barr 5-5), an

W L Pet, on
Net York 38 23 .623 -
Cleveland 31 30 .508 7
Baltimore 31 32 .492 8
Bonston 301 31 .492 8
Detroit 29 33 .468 s'x.
Milwaukee 24 35 .407 13
Kansas City 39 24 .619 -
-Texas 34 27 .557 4
Oakland 32 34 485 8'
Minnesota 30 33 .476 9
Chicago 29 32 .475 9
California 28 41 .405 14
Today's Games
Ctticago (Vttkovich 4-2) and (John-
son 3-7) at Minnesota (Redfern 2-3)
and (Decker 2-6), 2, t-n
Boston (Jones 1-0) at
Baltimore (Palmer 8-7), n
Cleveland (toH d 1-4) at
New York (Hoaltzman 5-4), a
Detroit (McCormack 0-2) at
Milwaukee (Colborn 3-9), at
Kansas City (Leonard 7-2) at
Texas (Umbarger 7-5) a
Oakland (Norris 0-2) at
California (Ryan 6-7), a

By The Associated Press
WIMBLEDON, England - Chris Evert and
Evonne Goolagong, top seeds in the women's sin-
gles, each won their opening matches in less than
an hour yesterday as the second day of the
Wimbledon tennis championship began in hot
Miss Evert, the 1974 chamipon from Fort Lau-
derdale, Fla., had an easy 6-1, 6-1 victory over
Linda Rupert Thomas of Orlando, Fla.
Miss Goolagong, winner of the title in 1971, had
a little more difficulty beating Elly Vessies-Appel
of the Netherlands 6-2, 7-5.
MEANWHILE, in the men's singles of the
$280,000 tournament, all 16 of the men's seeds
were safely through the first round and those
who played second round matches also were
Top-seeded Arthur Ashe, 32, from Miami, Fla.,
struggled against Australian Allan Stone in his

second-round clash, before winning 7-5, 8-9, 9-7,
Meanwhile, Jimmy Connors, Bjorn Borg and
Ilie Nastase, the other top seeds, raced to easy
victories in their quest to win the title.
STAN SMITH of Sea Pines, S.C., the 1972 Wim-
bledon champion, overpowered Patricio Cornejo
of Chile 6-1, 6-2, 6-4.
There was action off the court as well. Several
international women tennis stars. have given an
ultimatum to Wimbledon tennis officials-Pay us
the same prize money as the men or we won't
come to next year's championships.
Miss Evert said in a statement last night, "The
time has come when we must press for equality."
IT IS THE second boycott threat faced by the
All England Tennis Club from women players in
the past 18 months.

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