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SATURDAY. NOVEMBER 13. 1954 yANARD PRESS-COURIER--PHONE HU 3-1101 MGE FlVt \ Yellowjackets Rout Fillmore, 43-0 Houck Runs for 3 Touchowns By Hal Tottcn Off to a mild start, Oxnar High's Yellowjackets suddenly went touchdown-berserk anc routed visiting Fillmore, 43-0 before a homecoming crowd o 2.500 fans at Houser Field las night. It was a terrific team triumph for the Yellowpackets, but the biggest hero of them all wa; tailback Jim Houck who per sonally scored three touch down s on runs of 25, 10 and 31 yards and accounted for nearb half of Oxnard's yardage on ground. Despite the victory, Oxnard's championship ambitions were further clouded when unbeater Ventura tripped Antelope Valley 19-14 to clinch at least a tie for the title. The Flashes acted as though they intended to give Oxnard trouble in the first quarter last night. Speedy Don Yount returned the opening kickoff 60 yards to the Oxnard 28 yard line, but the sturdy Oxnard line held the visitors to a net two yards in four tries. Another Fillmore Chance Fillmore got another good chance just a minute later when Lester Jones recovered an Oxnard fumble on the Yellowjacket's 30-yard stripe. But once again the Flashes were repelled short of a first down and Oxnard took over on their own 21 That man Darryl Mortensen who turned a tight game with Antelope Valley into a lopsided affair with his 94-yard runback of a fumble, again broke the ice last night when he intercepted a flat pass by Fillmore's Hilton Suttle and raced 70 yards for a teedee. Richard Herrera's kick wa? wide, leaving the count, 6-0. Just before the half ended. George Ragsdale circled right end on a reverse from four yards out. climaxing an 85-yard drive. Houck and Bill Eaton, playing fullback, alternated in lugging the leather during the long march. Herrera booted the only extra point of the night to make it 13-0. Houck Docs If Houck. playing perhaps his finest game of the season, racked up the first of his three touchdowns in the third period when he faked a pass and then cut inside left end for 25 yards. Eaton had set it up by returning an intercepted pass 11 yards. The speedy Mr. Houck returned a Fillmore punt 36 yards to the Flashes' 19-yard line a short while later. Eaton picked up nine yards in two carries and Houck again sliced between tackle and end for a tally, carrying two Fillmore tacklers with him for the last five yards. Oxnard Guard Jessie Jones recovered a Fillmore fumble on the Flashes' 30-yard line on the last play of the third period. Houck was spilled for a three- yard loss as the fourth quarter opened, but more than made up for it on the next play when he ran all the way into Fillmore's private property for another six points. A beautiful block by guard Ernie Morgan on the 20 helped pave the way. Beckham Scores Oxnard's Don Beckham intercepted a pass on the Fillmore 20 yard line to set up the next touchdown. He also did the scoring on a three-yard dash around right end from the tailback spot. He was forced to do It twice as previously a seven- ,, ___._, yard jaunt into the end \v.i«; nul- hey don't. 1 don't ""even*" turn in lificd by backfield in motion |a report on them.'' penalty. .Tones, one of the Oxnard line standouts, recovered hi= second Killmore fumble and this time ran it back 40 yards for the last OXXARD'S JIM HOUCK lowers his head and drives into Fillmore player with a tremendous impact in fourth quarter of game last night. End" Karl Hughes of P'illmore is tripping Houck on ground. Other players are Roger Palmer of Fillmore (30) and Larry Holderby of Oxnard (20). --Press-Courier Staff Photo Probe Finds Check-Off For TV Bouts NEW YORK IJB -- Robert K. :hristenberry, chairman of the New York State Athletic Commission, said today he will con- jnue an inquiry which already has brought to light the use of a "checkoff system" in paying ighters participating in television bouts. After listening to seven hours of testimony 1- riday regarding he practices employed by the international Boxing Guild, Christenberry said he was wiling to turn the inquiry into a 'ormal hearng when the case is ·esumed next Friday. A total of 17 witnesses appeared before the commission .·'riday to answer charges contained in 13 affidavits filed by he Metropolitan Boxing Alliance, which is opposing the 1BG The offidavits said that Tex Sullivan, match maker for St. Vicholas Arena, admitted that his club has used the 'check-off "ystem in paying off fighters of he 104 used thus far in TV main events. His club made out $100 checks to the guild and ook the money off the "top"' of he fighter-manager purse. Promoter Ray Arcel also admitted e had paid the guild 513,000 for approximately a ·ear's advertising in the Guild magazine before the magazine uspended publication a year go. But Arcel had a ready ex- ilanation. "It was S13.000 worth of ad- ·ertising and I did about $700.)00 worth of business. It was trictly for advertising -- not or tribute.'" Fight, manager Gus D'Amato. vho handles light heavyweight "loyd Patterson when he i^n't iupy collecting money for the \'ew York Guild, explained that e "solicits" $100 donations from he manager of each fighter who crforms in TV v'ew York area. "But they are of the evening, charged Fillmorc's touchdown Jones had Suttle. who had his arm raised lo pass. The ball bounced backwards out of Suttle's palm and Jones scooped it up. Big Roger Palmer was Fill- morc's best lineman as he proved to be a stone wall to move. Linebackers Praised Coach Jim Buchanam of Oxnard praised the linebacking work of Kalon and Berkham as the best lie had ?cen Jills ye:ir. Others who deserved special ni?nJjon were end Carl Vnder- wood and tackle Don Abbott on defense. Tackle 1on Bradley of Ox- pard suffered a cashed Jip Jate Jn the game when he w as kicked. The Yellow jackets will travel to New-hall next Friday night to meet "William S. Hart in their final league game of the season. bouts in the purely dona- ions," he said. "The managers on'i have to make the dona- ions. And nothing happens if STATISTICS rs? dnnnc. lonn.«. Tola! iox\ns . Yards ru«hlnfr Yard* pa.csinK . 11 . « n ..2:0 g Net yard* pained 233 t 3 Passe* had" Intercepted TM__ O Number of Vickoffs S 10 3 Ave. «1U:. Wclsoffs y.i"].~~ .~fi 43 Av$r. ...... kickoff ret. __ Number of punts ,, ... .,,_ ,\\C. 1M. punts . Number of fumbles .... Oun fumbles recovered Number of penalties .. HU.I. TTB 30 .1 37 , t i 4 SO ll'.n. I. ttliit- 1C Vh XVfi AM. 1*. «!** 4 4 4 10 17 n o o o o J* 4 4 10 17 YOU BE THE QUARTERBACK "By WARREN GAER End r*otUU CMC*, Drakt UriTtnltj Xavier trails Chattanooga, 7-0, in the second quarter with ten minutes to go. The Chattanooga Moccasins are favored by 10 points. It is Xavier's ball, fourth down and two feet to go on its own 39-yard line. Xavier is running from the split-T (linemen separated a yard apart) and has gained surprisingly well but fumbles and an intercepted pass have kept them from scoring. Xavier has the wind to its back. In three previous plays, the quarterback keep (back runs laterally to line of scrimmage with pitchout option) made five yards, the pitchout made three and the fullback handoff. almost tuo. Position-wise, vou are :il- most in the center of the field. Detroit Favored By IK Points By United Press The Green Bay Packers open the National Football League's six-game weekend tonight against the" Baltimore Colts at Milwaukee and are Mr-point favorites to boost their 'record back to .500. A late rally by the Chicago Bears snapped Green Bay's three-game victory streak last Sunday. The Packers have a 3-4 record in the Western Division. Baltimore (1-6) is last in the division, a step below Green Bay. The other games will be played Sunday with the key contests scheduled at Detroit, New York and Chicago. The Detroit Lions, defending Western Division and" league champions, have a one-game lead and are 7Vi-point choices to widen it at the expense of their closest rivals, the San Francisco Forty-Niners. The Forty-Niners handed the Lions their only '1954 defeat. 37-31. last month and more than 50.000 will jam Briggs Stadium for the return game. The New York Giants and Philadephia Eagles are tied for the Eastern Division lead with ·j-2 records and will clash for undisputed first place at the Polo Grounds. The game is rated a toss-up. The Chicago Bears play host to the Cleveland Browns in the other feature pairing, an inter- division contest. The Browns, who trail the eastern leaders by There are seven seniors on the Santa 'Clara High School foot- oall squad and all of them will e in the starting lineup tonight as the Saints bring their 1951 campaign to a close agaiivn Cate School. The non-league lussle is set for S p.m. at Oxnard's Houser Field. Playing their last football games for Santa Clara will be As the Xavier quarterback, i^.^l^V,.; 3 . 1 ? .J'r"^" 1 rate these plays 1, 2, 3 and 4 for " this spot: choices. The Bears trail San Quarterback keep play with pitchout option Fullback handoff Punt Quarterback sneak (Answer elsewhere Snort 5 ; Page) Francisco by Detroit bv 1 a half-game and Saints End Football Slate Tonight Against Cate School VenturaWins 4th Straight Ventura High School was assured of at least a tie for the Ventura League football championship today ;ifter beating Antelope Valley. 39-1-1. at Lancaster last night. Ventura won four straight league games without a clctait. The Cougars meet Santa Paula, 20-6 winners over Hart, in Ventura next Friday. Ventura led all the way last night, holding a 12-7 halftime margin and pushing the count to 19-7 before Anielopc Valley cored again. Don Gillmore passed for both of Antelope Valley's touchdowns, once to Charley Spencer for 72 yards, and again to Ted Hanson for 81 yards. Spencer ran 70 yards and Gilmore returned a punt 00 yards for other touchdowns that were nullified by clipping penalties. Fullback Bob Trivett tallied for Ventura on five-yard bursts and Jim Escareno passed to John Webster for the other touchdown. The Cougars had several drives stopped near the Antelope's 10-yard line and had one touchdown called back on u ijenaltv. Urn Shelton at end, Bill Kesc- man at tackle. Arthur Schcflor jnd Roger Burke at guards, P:u O'Brien at quarterback and Mike O'Cormtin and Bill Grater :it halfbacks. The Santa Clara tindeivlass- incn who \sill complete the ·tarting lineup include Jim Asmus at end. Mike Dodle at tackier, Bob Hinostro at center and Gene Salas at fullback. All four :ire juniors. Snnta Clara Coach Don Howard said that another senior, tackle Turney Powers, is out with a groin injury. Cate, a private boys school located in the hills overlooking Cnrpinteria, is playing 11-man football for only the second season. Last year, the school ploy- ad two games and this fall ?.-ranged a schedule of six non- league games. So far the Catcs have won two games and lost three, their victories coming over Simi. 31-20, and Ulack- Foxe Military Academy. 27-7. They bowed to Santa Ynez. 3114, Villanova, 35-7, and Webb, 38-14. Santa Clara's lone win t h i jcasun was at the expense of Simi. 32-13. games in the'I on western race. The Rams are 21-point picks against the Chicago Cardinals at Los Angeles and the Pittsburgh Steelers are favored over theithe Redskins by 11 at Wash-! ington in the other games. ' ATTENTION MEN! SEE LANDAY STEVENS AD ON TV PAGE T I R E S ALL MAJOR BRANDS 33/ 3 OFF NEW TAKE OFFS PLUS TAX--EXCHANGE THE TOTALLY NEW U.S.Royai TUBE OR TUBELESS A. J. DINGEMAN TUBELESS TIRE HEADQUARTERS 3RD OXNARD BLVD. 3-2328 Coach William D'AKou of Cate said that "195-pound fullback John Wood has supplied most of the power in his single- wing attack and has also completed about 83 per cent.of nis passes. However, he gives a lot of credit for this high percentage to End George Ellis who will miss tonight's game because of an ankle injury. The olh?r first string end, Bob Koehler, is also sidelined with a knee injury, D'Alton said. The lineups: Siint.i Clara \V». "o*. Wt. \srmis Kesein.'in Seheflcr Hlnostro Hurhc Hoclle Shi-lton :-Brlrn Ir.iter (VCorman Sala«i 15S 210 1S5 20.1 1 fi.'i 175 100 Il5.*i ISO LK 130 LG C l l C K T ni: Q 1-H IU1 F Calr A runs SlraulmlU: 22,% 17.', 100 ir.o i ir» iin inn 17-". Tvler Hucli Ford Fail-child Mo-.nly Bixlcr Wood eight, line: Santa Clara, 170; Cate, JGG. AvcinKC ucipht, backs: Santa Clara, 177%: Cate. ISO. Avcraco uclglit, team: Santa Clara, 177: Cate. 171. FOLLOW THE RAMS! Sun. Nov. 14 1:50 P.M. RAMS VS. Chi. Cards KVEN 1450 on your Carpinreria Ends Loop Play Unbeaten T h e Carpinteria Warriors, champions of the Tri - Valie League for the ninth straight year, ended their 1954 loop season last night with a 26-7 victory over Santa Barbara Catholic. Chuev Villalpando s c o r e d twice for Carpinteria and Joe Diaz returned a punt 55 yards for another. Frank Doze accounted for the fourth Carpinteria score. In other Tri-Valley League games. Villanova defeated Xotd- hoff. 18-0. and Moorpark outscored Simi. -13-20. Bowling Results 1VOMK.VS HAMir.\P I.BAGCK .11 Wason Wheel Bowl KoMillv I..i«l Nlcht Colonial Ifou-c 2. Coast Drive In 1 Kit's Palomino Hoom 2. Eha's Beau ly Salon 1 Hob Kronk Standard Oil 2. J H Construction, 1 Robert"* Linoleum 2. American Cleaners 1 Insurance 2. Roundbur- M Mchn SC* 1 High Scorer* Imlhiiiunl game: stel'a K 22S (lmlj(ic» handicap of ." r i. l;vli\i«]iinl series.: Mary Uilbig. r.5: 1 li"«*ludej» h.ir.diciji of .H. "IXirn K.inic: Al Moliu Insurance. SIC ·.includes l:nmli;i; of 1."»4i. Tonm Trie*: Al Mchn Inoiirancr. .J.GCS (includes liandion "f W-). l.ca-uo Standings Team Coast t)rhc In Palomino liixi HOUM: "ronk Mandanl Oil Klsit Beauty Salon t A it Construction !olcrr« Linoleum . \mcrlran Cleaner* \V 17 1" !·"· 1 ' 11 12 ' ' Be the Quorferback By Warren Gaer Hf«J r*n:b*Tl Co»tJ Vfnjrt WMtt COXSTAXCK WINS NEW YORK W -- Newcomer Hector Constance of Trinidad B.W.I., will continue campaigning as a welterweight and v meet some 147-pound contender at Mada^n Square Cardan in IVc^mbor or January despite i ',,',^"1* In? '. ictory over middleweight! »"T B^lph (Tiger) Jones Friday i ru!l ' I * Bight, Tottls M- f r* ftvrt, Pullrtn T B f, 4 4 3 1 27 it; 21 52 3 2 fi « 3 4 10 2 O ft 0 2S -2 3 2 A.VSWKI: he choice in thi*; ,'-;o:. 1'ul y» Wined well, oii have ;hr \\ind o our 'ifick nn«j you iiT'l ^ .r-ycliol^cicsl lift to cr.« .-von "i !ccnfidcnc° f^r an up : «'. l^t".- 2 -i' 20 4.0 Comp. 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