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A roundup of the week July 23-29
Compiled by ROGER JACKSON
August 06, 1979
BOWLING—GARY DICKINSON of Fort Worth defeated Mike Aulby of Indianapolis 246-216 in the final match to win the $70,000 PBA Amarillo Open.
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August 06, 1979

A Roundup Of The Week July 23-29

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BOWLING—GARY DICKINSON of Fort Worth defeated Mike Aulby of Indianapolis 246-216 in the final match to win the $70,000 PBA Amarillo Open.

BOXING—YOKO GUSHIKEN of Japan successfully defended his WBA junior flyweight title for the ninth time, winning a unanimous decision from Rafael Pedroza of Panama at Kitakyushu, Japan.

GOLF—LOU GRAHAM made a three-foot putt for a birdie on the first hole of sudden death to defeat Bobby Wadkins and win the $250,000 Philadelphia Classic. Both men completed the tournament at 11-under-par 272. Wadkins shot a final-round one-under-par 70, while Graham shot 64, equaling the course record.

Amy Alcott sank a 40-foot birdie putt on the 17th hole, and followed it with a 45-foot eagle putt on the 18th, to win the $150,000 LPGA tournament in Ste. Julie, Quebec by three strokes over Nancy Lopez.

HARNESS RACING—CHIOLA HANOVER ($3.20), driven by James Allen, won the $175,225 Dexter Cup Trot at Roosevelt Raceway by a half length over Crowns Christy. The 3-year-old's time was 2:02[2/5].

Sonsam ($2.40), driven by George Sholty, won the $120,000 Gaines Pace at Vernon Downs by three-quarters of a length over Hot Hitter. The 3-year-old paced the mile in a track-record 1:54.

HORSE RACING—SIRLAD ($5.60), Darrel McHargue up, won the $169,000 Sunset Handicap at Hollywood Park by a neck over Ardiente. The 5-year-old was timed in a turf track-record 2:24 for the mile and a half.

Terpsichorist ($14.20), ridden by Eddie Maple, won the $112,000 Sheepshead Bay Handicap at Belmont by a nose over Late Bloomer. The 4-year-old filly was timed in 2:01[2/5] for the mile and a quarter.

Love Street ($41.80), Jorge Tejeira up, won the $126,505 Sorority Stakes at Monmouth Park by three-quarters of a length over Daisy Miller. The 2-year-old filly covered the six furlongs in 1:11[2/5].

MOTOR SPORTS—ALAN JONES of Australia, driving a Williams-Ford, won the German Grand Prix by 2.90 seconds over teammate Clay Regazzoni of Switzerland. Jones completed 45 laps of the 4.2-mile Hockenheim Race Circuit in 1 hour, 24 minutes, 48.83 seconds.

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