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November 13, 1960

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10-IDAHO SUNDAY JOURNAL Sunday, November 13, 1960 Idaho Falls Edges Pocatello 22-20 on Last-Second TD MBA "* ^m -- · · _ _ I ' "" ~ --' . , , , ^ _^__ Tigers Erase Pocatello's 20-6 Lead in Fourth-Quarter Rally By JOE RICHMOND Journal 8porliwrlt«r . A deflected pass from Idaho Falls quarterback Richard uroth landed m the hands of Rolan Cannon in the end zone ,. with just five seconds left in the game as the nevcr-say-dle .ligers won a stirring 22-20 comeback victory over Pocatello High School here in the Idaho State College Spud Bowl Friday. i v The Idaho Falls team fought back brilliantly to erase a 20-6 Pocatello lead at the sta -------of the fourth quarter. And they di it despite the odds in size and ex peiience against them to the wil · exuberation of several bus lose of rooters. The Southern Idaho Conferenc contest rang down a thrilling cur tain on the I960 gridiron season for both schools and a crowd o 800-900 fans, most from Idaho Falls · braved the cold and rain through out the afternoon. Biggest turning point in the gam came when Pocatello quarlebrac Doug Green attempted to pass a his own three-yard line and guar : Duane Forman of Idaho Fall snatched it out of the air and fel into the end zone. This touchdown came with 6:15 left in the game and halfback Gary Orchard then kicked the extra point (o narrow Pocatello's leaf to 20-15. What followed next were two short periods of offensive frustra tion for the Indians in their own territory, Ihen the chance tha Idaho Falls needed when it took "over on downs deep at the 21. "! With 2:00 left on the clock the Tigers started their game-winnim; thrust. Two rushing tries galnec '; only a yard and ate up almost one minute, of time before Groth com;, pleted'a pass to Orchard at the 10 ". for a first and goal situation. After a penalty for backfield in . motion and two more ground gains the Tigers were still only one down (o the nine and that is.when Cannon got into the picture at the right .- moment to grab the pass which first bounced off Karl Fillmore. Tha Tigers didn't need it, but ..Carlson kicked the conversion anyway as Idaho Falls boosters ·curried to the sidelines to celebrate. And to cap the final 12 minutes of frustration for the Indians, Carl- · »6n intercepted Green's pass at the : game-ending blast of the gun, · .marking the second straight year 3 that Pocalello had gone down to · defeat before Idaho Falls in Southern Idaho Conference play. ·''·'The fourth quarter Idaho Falls ""rally indicated that it just was not "in the cards" for Pocatello to · emerge victorious, as up to that point the Indians had supplied all the excitement on the break-away runs by speedster Guy Gertsch. Gertsch put Pocatello into the 1 lead mid-way through the opening period when he took an Idaho Falls Coach Praises Pocatello High Last-Game Try Coach Wally Kelly of Pocatello High School Saturday was wonder- Ing just what it takes to win a football game after his Indians closed [he season here Friday by bowling a 14-point lead and losing to Idaho Falls 22-20. "I still feel we won the game, even though the final score did say differently," Kelly said, "and I told the players that too, after the game." In absorbing the loss Pocatello ended the season with a G-3-1 record, its worst since 1955, and lied vith Idaho Falls for fourth place n the Southern Idaho Conference. "Even though we lost, I would rate this year's team nearly on a part with our 1959 club which posted a 7-3 record," Kelly added. He said Friday's lilt was the best he team had looked all season but minted out that Idaho Falls took idvantage of four big mistakes on he Indians' part In the last quarter of play. The winners' opportunities prov- d to be a fumbled punt by Poca- ello which resulted in a two-point afety; a pass interception near he Pocatello goal line; a gamble n fourth down at the 21-yard line vKich didn't succeed and a deeded pass which was caughl for le winning touchdown with five econds to play. Kelly said losing such top play- rs as fullback Mike Cawley, half- ack Guy Gerisch and linemen ob Hawkins, Steve Martin and -oy Hall will hurt next season. He Borah's Lions Whip Boise 19-13 To Capture Third SIC Crown By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Borah Liens captured the! third straight Southern Idaho Foot ball Conference championship Fri day by turning Boise mistake into touchdowns. The Lions racked up three touch downs in the first period and then held off their cross-town rivals fo a 19-13 victory over the Braves before 11,000 fans at the Veterans Day game. Fullback Ray Littlefield scored twice for the Lions in the firs period, on runs of 49 and 9 yards Then Larry Howard tallied on a 4-yard run. Two Boise fumbles and an intercepted pass set up the scoring. Boise's Curtis Keith scored one touchdown on a 7-yard run am passed to Hugh Sproat for the olh er. Nampa's Bulldogs clinched second place in the SIC with a 27-6 victory over Caldwell. Charlie Thornbrugh passed for one touch- Colts Favored by 7 Over Bears Today By JIM KENSIL Associated Press Sports Writer Bed check for the Baltimore Colts comes up at 10 p.m. but that doesn't mean they don't live it up on the road--especially in ates all four as highly-promising ollege prospects. He reported that 27 players quailed for varsity lettcry Ibis sea- on, of wh,om 13 are expected return for the 1961 season. punt and raced 86 yards down the sidelines to score. Fullback Loui 1 Stauffer,'subbing for veteran sta ', Mike Cawley who did not play · added the conversion on a run. The teams battled or, nearly ever terms during most of the secon quarter, but Pocatello did manag to drive once as far as the Tigers , 14-yard stripe before being held on ,. downs. 1 Gertsch then gave Pocalello wha seemed to be a winning margin when he used good downfield block ing to ramble for touchdown runs ! of 24 and 56 yards in the thir quarter, Sending him loose on his last long-gainer was a timely down- Held block by senior center Roy Hall. Another factor in the Idaho Falls j win may have been their better, than-average kicking game against poor punting by the Indians. J 1 Idaho Falls end Russ Radford , punted under 30 yards only once i in the game, and his last boot ' · traveled 50 yards with Indian half- 1 back Bobby Ericks'on bobbling it and being chased back behind the |. goal line for a two-point safety at , the start of the fourth quarter, i · Pocalello's four punts in the ' game netted only 85 yards. The Tigers' first TD came with 1:00 left in the first quarter when \ halfback Larry Carlson scored on , an -18-yard pass-run play started . by Groih. Despite the heart-breaking defeat, it was Pocatello's top at-home performance all season, both by linemen and backs. Indian lineman · Steve Martin, Dick Mooney, Jerry |'towe, Hall and Bob Hawkins all M stood out on defense. Outstanding for the Tigers was the running of Carlson, Brad Palling and Orchard, along with ; the line play of tackle Dane Wat',' Was ud center D. J, Simpson. Pocitello ended play with 6-3-1 *ro Game Set For Family Affair Today PHILADELPHIA (AP)_ When the Philadelphia Eagles, leaders of the National Football League's Eastern Conference, meet the Washington Redskins here today brother will be. pitted against brother, Ed Khayat, defensive tackle of the Eagles who Coach Buck Shaw considers one of the most improved lineman, will be out lo block any possible field goal or polnt-after-touchdown placements his brother, Bob might attempt. Ed, 25, broke in with the Redskins after playing college ball at Tulnne. He is in his third season with the Eagles, who are bidding for an NFL title. Bob, 22, led the nation in place- icking for two seasons while at Mississippi. He kicked field goals this year which earned the Redskins ties with Ihe New York Gianls and Pittsburgh Steelers. Against Dallas he booted four ield goals. The brothers opposed each other for the first time this year n an exhibition game at Norfolk asi August, Bob kicked two field goals. Dad Khayal, a Moss Point, rtiss., bank official, is coming up or the game. "We told Dad he'd have to sit n the end zone for this one," said ·d. "We've been teasing him for ome time that he favors one of s over the other." College Gridder Excells Despite Only One Arm SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) Gerry Lebrasseur of American International College is a prime example of an athlete who has conquered major odds. Born with one arm, Lebrasseur has written a life story of courage and inspiration. The senior co-captain and center on the AIC football team is considered one of the finest linemen every to play for the Aces. And despite his disability, he has chosen to specialize in the roughest sports of all -- football and hockey. He's been a three-year slarter In both and also has had a distinguished high school career in those sports. The 24-year-old son of a Lynn carpenter came lo AIC through the efforts of Dr. Elmo Benedetto, director of schoolboy athletics in the North Shore City. Lebrasseur also plays intramural basketball and is an excellent swimmer. His major^ is in business, with a minor in education. AIC Football Coach' Gay Salvucci has this to say about his crack linebacker and kickoff man: "We're all very proud of Gerry --he's a fine leader and a tremendous inspiration to the rest of the players. He goes all out in every game, fundamentally a very sound football player. He can tackle with the best of 'cm and is a very go6d kicker." Chicago where they are 7-poii favorites to beat the Bears today Baltimore hasn't lost at Wri| ley Field Ihe last three season and the Colts' over-all road m ord since 1958,^ the year Johnn Unitas cam5 to play, is 17 and l! including 5-1 last season and 1- this year. The Bears' game is a big on for the Colts, who are leading th Western Conference y/ith a 5 record. After Sunday,'they get Sunday, off, then face only sec ond division teams--Detroit, Lo Angeles and San Francisco twice A loss Sunday could knock Bal imore back into second place he lind Green Bay. The Packers (4 2) are considered a 21-point -cine! over the visiting Dallas Cowboy (0-7). In the other Western game the Detroit Lions (2-4) are 3-poin home favorites over the Los Ange les Rams (2-4-1), San Francisco (3-4) is idle. The Philadelphia Eagles (5-1) driving for their first Eastern ti tie since 1049, are home to the Washington Redskins (1-3-2). The Eagles are 13-point favorites to take a six-game winning streak into Yankee Stadium next week for the first, of two importanl games with the defending cham pion New York Giants. New York (4-i-l) has nothing but road victories, but the second- place Giants are 8-point home choices to take the Pittsburgh Steelers (2-4-1). The Giants could lake over first if Ihe Eagles lose, but if New York loses and third-place Cleveland (4-2) .wins, the Browns take over second and the Giants drop to third. The Browns rate 10 points bet- .er than the visiting St. Louis Cardinals, who are fourth in the East at 4-3. ' record, Idaho Falls going home at , 5-4-1. Both clubs finished with 2-3-1 SIC records. " Score by, quarters: 'IDAHO FALLS .....6 0 616-22 ' .......7. » : lorida Beats Tulane 21-6 GA1NESILLE, Fla. (AP) - lorida's Gators, with their best lulhcastern Conference season history, Saturday were invited lo play the postseason Gator Bowl Dec. 31 at Jacksonville, Fla. The invitation was extended by John Piombo, chairman of (he Galor Bowl Selection Committee, soon after .Florida finished its SEC sl*te.with « 21-6 victory over Tulane. The victory gave Florida » 5-1 record in SEC play. Florida cannot accept u n t i l Ihe season Is over, Mafhews Toughest Batter for Law SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Pilch er Vernon Law, who won 20 games for the world champion Pittsburgh Pirates, said Thursday night the toughest ba'ter for him is Milwaukee's Eddie Mathews. And Law, a Mormon elder, ralcc Hank Aaron close behind. Law was the feature speaker and honored guest at a Father - son gathering here. Law said everything seemed to gu well for him after he visited Salt Lake City for an exhibition game during June. "...I pitched in both All Str games an;l won the second; 1 was lucky enough to win 20 games in the regular season, win two in Ihe scries and be vr!ed the Cy Young Award." Law preached the- value of living a clean life, for alhictes and non- alhlclcs. College Football BYU Frosh 22 Utah Frosh !2 Idaho Frosh 7 Wash State Frosh 6 Oregon F r o s h 54 Washington Frosh 13 Whitman (Wash) 26 College of Idnlio 6 Lewis Clirk (Ore) 18, Haw«ii 13 PHS Wrestlers Start Workouts Pro-season wrestling practice for Pocatello High School candidates will begin Tuesday afternoon, Coach Wally Kelly announced Saturday. He said a junior varsity team, coached by Bill Sullenberger, will be added to the program for the first time this season. The younger grappiers will perform as a preliminary event at all varsity cards. The Indian wrestlers have sched ulcd 10 dual meets for the season which begins next month. Home- and-home opponents include Idaho Falls, Blackfoot, Snake River Marsh Valley and Minico of Ru pert. The junior varsity team will also meet North Gem High of Ban croft twice during the season, Grid Scores By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS George Wash. 21, Virginia Tech Fresno St. 27, San Jose St, 12 Lewis-Clark 18, Hawaii 13 Richmond 35, Furman 28 Southern Ore. 26, Sanla Clara 20 Wichita 32, Drake 7 Louisville 22, Kent St. 8 San Fran. H, Sacramento St. 6 Whitman 25, Coll, of Idtho 8 Warriors, Celts Up W|n Streaks In NBA Outings By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Eastern Division race in the National Basketball Association shapes up as a dilly between the defending champion Boston Celtics and the Philadelphia War- -iors. The Warriors and the Celts, running t-2 in the East, knocked off the Western Division's top two teams, the St. Louis Hawks and Ro ya i s, Friday the Cincinnati night. Undefeated Philadelphia downed St. Louis 117-112 for its ninth straight victory and Boston turned lack Cincinnati 128-110 for its fourth success in six outings. In the league's other game, the New York Knickerbockers' broke six-game losing streak with a 12-108 victory over the Syracuse Nationals.. Wilt Chamberlain's 37-point out)Ut spearheaded the Warriors. The Hawks, Western Division leaders with a 6-2 r e cor d, were s p a r k e d by Cliff Hagan's 22 joints. In the Boston-Cincinnati game, he expected individual duel be- ween Oscar Robertson, the Roy- its' heralded rookie, and Bob :ousy of the Celtics, failed to ma- eriolize, Robertson was held to 7 points. Cousy, used sparingly ccanse of a thigh muscle injury, cored 6. Gridiron Club To Get Look At ISC Cagers Blaine Gasser, president of the Bengal Gridiron. Club, Saturday reminded members and other interested sportsmen that the regular weekly luncheon Monday noon will be held at the Idaho Stale College Student Union. With the ISC football team died- the past week, highlight o! tomorrow's, program will be he introduction of the 1860-61 version of the Bengal baskelbsll cam by Coach Johnny Evans. Gasser said the Gridiron Club vill be hosted nt the college oniorrou by Graduate Manager M Pond and Ihe Associated Students. More Earnings Bald Eagle Gets Easy Victory In International By GEORGE BOWEN Associated Press Sporls Writer LAUREL, Md. (AP) - The Washington, D. C, International was laid to rest for the ninth time Friday, but the wake was livelier than the event. Bald Eagle took the starch out of the race by zooming off to a four-length lead in less than a quarter of a mile, increasing it fo 10 after a mile and being a safe two at the end of the mile and half. Harry F. Guggenheim's 5-year- old thus became the first two- time winner of the International and fourth to do it in American racing colors. The victory also supported his bid in the voting for best horse of the year in this country. But Bald Eagle's supremacy was challenged by the trainer fo Harmonizing, E. W. King. Th Russians in turn tried to yell fou against Harmonizing. On top of that, the favorite French starter Puissant Che dumped his rider at the 'start to keep boiling the aftermath talk of the International. While Harmonizing came on to finish second to Bald Eagle, King wasn't satisfied for the horse he claimed for 56,500 in July. Harmonizing was left practical Iy standing al the start of the field of 11 horses from six nations He was still eighth at the end of a mile. 'I had the best horse," said King, whose wife owns Harmonizing in partnership with Jean DiMarco, "It was the rottenest start I ever saw." , Jockey Nikolai Nasibov on Russia's Zabeg had even more of a complaint, He felt he was fouled by Harmonizing in the stretch run and he couldn't get his message through in time because of · foul "P in signals. down and ran 7-yards for anothei The Idaho Falls Tigers woun up the season with a thrilling 22-2 u victory over Pocatello. The Tigers BYUers Trounce Utah Frosh 22-12 SALT LAKE CITY (AP)-Brigham Young University's freshman football team ended its season Friday with a 22-12 victory over University of Utah's Frosh. Robert Miller of Great Falls, Mont., pulled the game's .most spectacular play--for the losers. He sprinted 90 yards to paydirt after grabbing a BYU kickoff in the second quarter. B Y U Frosh 8 8 0 8-22 lite Frosh 0 8 0 6--12 More Security More Earning Time On Savings IDAHO SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION MAIN ANO CENTER . POCATULO Local Youngster Captures Two Bow//ng Awards Winning honors in the American Junior Bowling Congress is getting to be an old story with Pocatello's Phillip Brasseure. The 12-year-old local kegler rolled a 235, 183, 214 for a 633 scratch series Saturday morning in the Junior League at the Karen Lanes and earned two AJBC patches. Brasseure will gel a patch for a series over 600 scratch and another for a single game over 225. He is one of the highest average AJBC bowlers in the nation and has a composite average of 173 in three different leagues. Prep Standings Final SIC Standings By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CONFERENCE W L T Pet. 5 torah "win Kails 'ocatello daho Falls false :aldwell 4 .2 2 2 1 . 0 .916 .833 .500 .416 1 .416 .333 .083 Jorah !ampa ALL GAMES W L T Pet. PF PA 8 1 '1 .850 238 79 7 1 2 .800 ' 108 71 158 f . ,, , * t, .gvu i\j Twin Falls 4 4 2 .500 13* li)0 Pocatello 6 3 1 .650. 179 129 daho Falls 5 4 1 .550 137 177 Boise 3 5 2 .400 139 122 Caldwell 2 5 1 .312 S2 148 scored 16 points in the final period to take th.e victory. The winning touchdown came with 5 seconds to play on a touchdown pass from quarterback Richard Groth to Roland Cannon. In other southern Idaho games, the Bonneville Bees scored twice in the first half to down Twin Fails 14-0 in a non-conference game;, the Buhl Indians whipped Jerome 13-6 to end the year with a 10-0 mark and the Cross Slate Conference tide, and Mi n i co whipped Burley 18-14. Lewiston s o u n d l y trounced Clarkston, Wash., 35-7, in the only north Idaho contest. Box Elder Wins In Utah Play-off By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Box Elder High School, striking n the second and fourth periods, :ook a 13-0 victory from Bear River Friday to win the right to represent Utah's Region 1 in the state Class.A football championships. The two teams--an* Logan -ended the season in a three-way ie for the region's title. Bear Riv- sr beat Logan 18-0 Monday in the irst playoff game. The victory gives Box Elder * berth in the state semifinals. In two key games Saturday, East · aced Davis in Kaysville in a Class A quarterfinal and San Juan took on American Fork in Pleasant "trove in a Class B quarterfinal. Pro Basketball By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Friday's Results Boston 128, Cincinnati 110 New York 112, Syracuse 108 Philadelphia 117, St. Louis 112 Sunday's Schedule Detroit at Cincinnati NATIONWIDE WINTER SAFETY SERVICE WE DO ALL THIS WORK Pull all 4 wheels, inspect brake linings and drums. Check griso seals, wheel cylinders for leakage. Clean. 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