BASEBALL—MIAMI-DADE CC (SOUTH) beat Seminole (Okla.) JC 18-17 to win the National Junior College Athletic Association World Series at Grand Junction, Colo.
BOWLING—BILL SPIGNER edged Mark Williams 237-235 to win the $95,000 City of Roses Open in Portland, Ore.
Virginia Norton won the singles title at the WIBC national tournament in Baltimore with a score of 672.
BOXING—CORNELIUS BOZA-EDWARDS retained his WBC super-featherweight title by stopping Bobby Chacon in the 14th round in Las Vegas.
June 7, 1981
GOLF—CRAIG STADLER shot a 10-under-par 270 to win a $400,000 PGA tournament in Bethesda, Md. by six strokes over Tom Watson and Tom Weiskopf.
Cathy Reynolds beat Betsy King by two strokes to win a $125,000 LPGA tournament in Greenwich, Conn. She shot a three-under-par 285 for her first pro victory.
Ron Commans of USC carded a one-under-par 283 to defeat defending champion Jay Don Blake of Utah State by one stroke at the NCAA tourney in Stanford, Calif. BRIGHAM YOUNG shot a total of 1,161 to win the team title by two strokes over Oral Roberts.
HORSE RACING—SPECIAL EFFORT ($4), W.R. Hunt aboard, beat Bar Roulucks by a length to win the $608,668 Kansas Futurity at Ruidoso (N. Mex.) Downs. The 2-year-old colt did the 350 yards in 18.12 seconds.
Eleven Stitches ($21.60), Sandy Hawley up, beat Temperence Hill by a head to win the $342,600 Californian at Hollywood Park. The 4-year-old colt ran the 1‚Äö√Ñ√∂‚àö√±‚àö¬µ miles in 1:48[2/5].
George Martens rode SUMMING ($75.20) to a 1½ length victory over Sportin' Life in the $167,300 Pennsylvania Derby at Keystone Race Track. The 3-year-old colt's time for the 1‚Äö√Ñ√∂‚àö√±‚àö¬µ-mile run was 1:49.
LACROSSE—NORTH CAROLINA won the NCAA Division I championship with a 14-13 triumph over Johns Hopkins in Princeton, N.J. (page 26).
Hobart defeated Cortland State 10-8 to win its second Division III title in a row.
MOTOR SPORTS—GILLES VILLENEUVE drove his Ferrari to victory in the 39th Grand Prix of Monaco, averaging 81.99 mph on the 2.07-mile course and finishing 39.9 seconds ahead of Alan Jones, who drove a Williams.
POWERBOATING—BETTY COOK, averaging 84.7 mph in a 38-foot Scarab, won the $35,000 Sutphen International in the Gulf of Mexico off Fort Myers, Fla. She beat Paul Clauser, also in a Scarab, by seven minutes over the 206 miles.
ROAD RACING—GRETE WAITZ beat a field of more than 5,000 women, the largest group of female runners ever assembled, to win her third consecutive L'eggs Mini Marathon 10-km. run in New York City, in 32:43.
SOCCER—NASL: Gordon Sweetzer, a 24-year-old native of Toronto in his second season as a striker for his hometown Blizzard, last week returned impressively from a thigh injury. With Toronto trailing 1-0 at halftime against red-hot Chicago, Sweetzer entered the game to score his first two goals of 1981 and hand the Sting its first loss, by a 3-1 score, in seven games. The Blizzard then lost 2-1 to Southern Division-leading Fort Lauderdale, as the Strikers' Robert Meschbach handed out assists to Gerd Mueller and Keith Weller. Chicago, which leads the Central Division, got back on track with a 2-0 victory over Montreal on Sunday, Karl-Heinz Granitza striking first. The Cosmos, leaders in the East, had lost two in a row before they got a big performance from Roberto Cabanas of Paraguay, also a second-year man, who scored four goals to beat Dallas 5-1. The Tornado's next loss—it has won only two times in 13 outings this year—was a 3-1 defeat at Atlanta as Paul Child and Brian Kidd combined for all three Chief goals. Though the Cosmos finished the week with a 2-1 defeat at Tampa Bay, Washington couldn't get closer than 20 points to first place. The Dips won 2-1 in a shootout at Tulsa, but lost the return match in D.C. 3-2 in overtime. San Diego retained the top spot in the Western Division with a 2-0 win over Fort Lauderdale, Volkmar Gross getting the shutout, and a 2-1 victory at Edmonton; and in the Northwest Division, Vancouver took over the No. 1 spot, beating Portland and Los Angeles by 2-0 scores. Seattle slipped to second with a 3-2 shootout loss at Minnesota. The Sounders won a return match by the same score, Seattle's Steve Daley getting two goals.
ASL: Detroit had the league's best week, beating Cleveland 2-1, Forward Andy Chapman getting one goal, and 3-0 as Chapman scored two more.
SOFTBALL—UTAH STATE won its second consecutive AIAW fast-pitch World Series with a 4-3 victory over Cal State-Fullerton in Norman, Okla.
TENNIS—BRIAN LUSSON of Southwest Texas State defeated his teammate Bart Bernstein 6-1, 6-1 to win the singles crown, and with Bernstein won the doubles title to lead Southwest Texas to the NAIA men's championship in Kansas City, Mo. GUILFORD (N.C.) COLLEGE and GRAND CANYON COLLEGE of Phoenix tied for the women's championship.
TRACK & FIELD—PAM SPENCER of Great Falls, Mont, high-jumped 6'5¼" Wichita, Kans. to beat Louise Ritter's year-old U.S. women's record of 6'4¾".
Tennessee upset UCLA 61-57 to win the AIAW Division I championship in Austin, Texas.
MILEPOSTS—INDICTED: By a grand jury in New Orleans, jockey ANGELO TROSCLAIR III, on charges that he bribed other jockeys to slow their mounts in a race at the Fair Grounds last February.
NAMED: As manager of the California Angels, GENE MAUCH, 55, who had a .472 winning percentage with the Phillies (1960-68), Expos (1969-75) and Twins (1976-80). He replaces JIM FREGOSI, 39, who was fired after a 22-25 start in his fourth season.
As winner of the NBA's Maurice Podoloff Trophy for being the most valuable player in 1980-81, Forward JULIUS ERVING of the 76ers.
RETIRED: After 21 seasons with the New York Rangers (1960-76) and Boston Bruins (1976-81), Center JEAN RATELLE, 40, whose 491 career goals and 1,267 points place him ninth and sixth, respectively, on the all-time NHL list. He will become an assistant to Gerry Cheevers, coach of the Bruins.
TRADED: By the Montreal Expos, Outfielder ELLIS VALENTINE, 26, to the New York Mets for right-handed Pitcher JEFF REARDON, 25, and a minor-league outfielder.