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A roundup of the week Aug. 28-Sept. 3
September 11, 1978
BOWLING—FRED CONNER of Mar Vista, Calif. defeated Paul Moser 191-180 in the final game to win the $60,000 Waukegan Open by 12 pins. It was Conner's first victory on the PBA tour.
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September 11, 1978

A Roundup Of The Week Aug. 28-sept. 3

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TRACK & FIELD—Three women's world records were set and one tied at the European Championships in Prague: VILMA BARDAUSKIENE of the Soviet Union in the long jump (23'3�"), bettering her own record by one inch; MARITA KOCH of East Germany in the 400 (48.94), breaking her record by .08 second; TATYANA ZELENTSEVA of the Soviet Union in the 400-meter hurdles (54.88), bettering her own record by .43 second; and SARA SIMEONI of Italy tying her record of 6'7" in the high jump.

VOLLEYBALL—Orange County, the defending International Volleyball Association champion, took a 1-0 lead in the Western Division playoffs by defeating Santa Barbara three games to one. In the Continental Division, Tucson opened its playoff series with a three-game sweep of El Paso-Juarez.

MILEPOSTS—NAMED: As coach of the North American Soccer League's Tulsa Roughnecks, ALAN HINTON, 35, former assistant coach and forward for the Vancouver Whitecaps. Hinton replaces Alex Skotarek.

SIGNED: By the New York Knicks, free agent Center MARVIN WEBSTER, to a five-year contract for a reported $3 million. Webster averaged 14 points, 12.6 rebounds and 1.98 blocked shots per game last year, and led the Seattle SuperSonics to the NBA playoff finals, where they lost to Washington.

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