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A roundup of the week June 9-15
June 23, 1975
COLLEGE BASEBALL—The UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS, behind Richard Wortham's four-hit pitching, defeated South Carolina 5-1 for the Longhorns' third College World Series title, in Omaha.
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June 23, 1975

A Roundup Of The Week June 9-15

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TRACK & FIELD—HOUSTON McTEAR of Milligan, Fla. blazed to a 10.0 in the 100 meters, only one-tenth of a second slower than the world record, during the preliminaries of the National AAU Junior Championships at Knoxville, Tenn. He went on to win the final in 10.2. RUDY CHAPA of Hammond, Ind. ran the fastest 10,000 meters by a high-schooler, with a 29:11.0. In the 3,000-meter steeplechase, HENRY PEREZ of Stockton, Calif. set a national junior college mark with an 8:48.2. Coming in fourth in the same race, JOHN GUSTAFSON of Eugene, Ore. posted a national high school standard of 9:06.4.

Guy Drut of France won the 120-yard high hurdles, equaled a stadium record 13.3, edging out rival Charles Foster, during the Meet of Champions at Berkeley, Calif. Foster defeated Drut twice last year in Europe. Other marks set on the slow track were by CRAIG VIRGIN of Illinois in the six-mile run (27:48.8), MARK ENYEART of Utah State in the 880 (1:47.2), RANDY SMITH of Wichita State in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (8:37.6) and JIM BOLDING of Pacific Coast Club in the 440-yard hurdles (49.8).

John Smith set a professional record of 45.2 in the 440, and Rod Milburn was beaten by LANCE BABB in the 120-yard high hurdles (13.8) at an ITA meet in Boston.

VOLLEYBALL—IPVA: San Diego's Bill Wardrop led his club to two victories, putting the Breakers atop the league. The 6'6" assistant coach connected on 20 kills (unreturnable spikes) in a 12-8, 12-6, 12-5 thrashing of the Santa Barbara Spikers, avenging a loss last week. In a match with Southern California Wardrop sent home 19 kills in the 12-2, 10-12, 12-10, 12-1 triumph. Toshi Toyoda of the Bangers made 37 assists in a losing cause. El Paso-Juarez played its first game at home before 3,347 and disappointed few with a 12-4, 12-5, 9-12, 14-12 win over the second-place Spikers. A Brazilian member of the Sol, Lino De Melo Gama, had 21 kills while teammate Donnie Maze made 20. The Sol also defeated the Los Angeles Stars 12-2, 4-12, 12-7, 15-13, Mary Jo Peppier and Lucy Courtney of the Sol combining for nine saving digs.

MILEPOSTS—ANNOUNCED: A $350,000, 1�-mile match race between undefeated filly RUFFIAN and Kentucky Derby winner FOOLISH PLEASURE, at Belmont Park on July 6. The winner will receive $225,000; the loser $125,000. Ruffian will carry 121 pounds, five less than the colt.

INDUCTED: Olympic champion PEGGY FLEMING, 26, into the Ice Skating Institute of America's Hall of Fame. Fleming was five times national and thrice world champion before capturing the gold medal in the 1968 Olympics.

INDUCTED: Into the National Track and Field Hall of Fame, 13 athletes and coaches including JIM THORPE, BOBBY JOE MORROW, BILL TOOMEY, STELLA WALSH and TED HAYDON.

NAMED: Penn assistant RAY CARAZO, 33, as head basketball coach at Yale, succeeding Joe Vancisin, who resigned earlier this year after 19 seasons.

SIGNED: The NFL's top draft choice, STEVE BARTKOWSKI, by the Atlanta Falcons, to a reported $600,000-plus four-year contract, making him one of the richest rookies in the league's history. During his senior year at California the quarterback completed 182 of 325 passes for 2,580 yards and 12 touchdowns.

SOLD: Texas Ranger Shortstop ED BRINKMAN, 33, to the New York Yankees for approximately $100,000.

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