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Passing Nets Whites 21- ACTION GETS rough In ihe Friday night ninth grade infra-squad Red and While football game. The Whites used the passing of Donald Clark and the catching of Milburn Emmong to grind out a 21-13 upset win over the Reds. Sports —-—Casts And Forecasts By Bill McMurray Football Picture Picks Up After Game Football fans who mode it out to Hopper Field last Friday night saw some action that makes the grid picture at the high school look to a bright future. ^Several of the ninlh graders that took part in the Red and White Jntfa-scjuad game showed promise of making a lop notch AAAA football team. Some rough spots were there bul they arc bound to be worked out and these ninth graders from Freeport, Velasco, Clute and Lake Jackson should give a good account of themselves in a few years. Coach Kenneth Wilson and his staff of Virgil Eikenberg, Robert Wagstaff, L. Z. Bryan, Flash Walker and Ernest Roberson have dona a fine job in just ihiee short weeks in bringing these boys along this far. Most o£ the players Irmt thc fans sow Friday night will go to make the Storm Squad and thc Junior Varsity next football season. The problem of coaches for these two teams has come up several times and as yet the coaching staff is not completed. As soph 'as the Braxosporl School Board acts on this problem it will be reloaded. Wllh-'lhe Ihree foolbnll team system, in the.bigh, school it will put tho Exporters on I ho plane with other major grid powers in the sin to, such ns Bay town, Abilene, Port Arthur and many of the Houston, Dallas and Fort Worth clubs, In addition to the ninth graders going through three weeks of rough drills, the four area Junior Highs were also working long and hard ul spring football practice. Between 250 and 300 boys were out in Freeport, Velasco, Clule ond Lake Jackson nnd 16 this number keeps rising the football picture around this area should grow into a major power in AAAA circles. Nearly everyone we tnlkod with ufler the game was well pleased with the showing of the ninth grjuk-rs and their work on Hopper Field Friday night. The running was good, passing above average and the blocking nnd tackling hard. Several of these boys are real hustlers nnd will be hard to keep off the vnrsily in a year or two. Tho next thing to look forward to, as far as football is con- corned in tho Brazosport area, is the varsity spring training around ihe first of May. At that lime all football hopefuls from tho senior school will go through a stiff three-week period of football. Following Unit, n big Red and White intm-squad game is being planned and this should go a long wny in giving the fans nn idea of what kind of club thc Shippers will field in District 12-AAAA next year. Exporters Place 2nd In Relays Brazosport's 20 man track squad seemed headed for the team championship in the Saturday Galena Park Relays until a Pascdan foursome df Claude Pace, Bert Coan, Larry May and Larry Willie lurned the mile relay in 3:32.8 to go pasl the Shippers 50J points to 43. The Exporters were in complete control unlil the final of the 15 even I card with 43 points while Pasadena held down second place with 38-1/3 points. The Exporters finished out of the point span In thc mile relay and dropped to second place. El Campo finished third with 42, Victoria third with 38-5/6, Reagan of Houston had 35, Bay City 33, host Galena Park 17, Beaumont and San Jacinto 10 each and Austin 9J. Thc Exporters failed to place two steady men in the point standings as Gene R.uhmann did not finish in the 100 and Sherrill Roberts in the discus. Ruhmann ran a 10.1 in the first round but failed to place in the finals as Dobie Craig had a 10.2 to win. Several times this year Ruhmann has made the century under 10. Roberts failed to place in the discus and hag been throwing a average of 140 in practice. Jerry Sparks of Jeff Davis won the event with a throw of 134-7J. The Exporters did come through with first in thc hurdle relay, 120-yard high hurdles and placed men in the shot put, 180- low hurdles, 880 yard relay, 880 run, mile, and mile medley relay. Emmit Baker, looking more like a state contender each day, toured thc 120 yard high hurdles in 15.5 for first place and took second in the 180-yard lows with a time of 20.8 John Adams of Beaumont edged Baker at the wire with a time of 20.7. Bakfr also ran on the 480 hurdle relay with Billy McEntire, Dolbert Smith and David Frank. The foursome sot a new record for the Galena Park meet with a lime of 1:00.9. The old time was 1:05.2. In the shot put the Exporters placed 2nd, 3rd and fourth. Bob- by'Ci'uzarf came'in. second with a hiipvo of 48-6 while Richard Nixon finished third and David Chattield fourth. In thc mile Medley Relay the Exporters added a few points by running a third behind Galenn Park and Victoria. Running on the team for the Exporters were Dunlon, Parker, David Frank, John Gray and Jerry Bradford. The foursome of Parker, Gray Bradford and Ronnie Coleman placed fifth in the 880 yard Relay. Bradford and Parker, two fast 440 men, did not have a chance to run as no open quarter was held. Edward Clausen pViccd third in thc 880 yard run for the Exporters with a time of 2:OH.7 while Bon Salisbury ran the mile in 5:01.0 to give the Exporters more points. This was the first meet of the season but the Exporters will now be looking forward to the Bnytown Relays on Friday of this week. Small Crowd Watch Reds Fumble Chances Of Win ByBlLLMcMURRAY Sports Editor The underdog White squad rode the stout arm of Velasco's Donald Clark last Friday night to hammer out a 21-13 victory over the surprised Reds in the climaxing ninth grade intra- squad game. A few rabid Brazosport fans braved the cold weather at Hopper Field to see the ninth grade football hopefuls from Freeport, Velasco, Clute and Lake Jackson run the split-T to near perfection after only three weeks of work. — After being on the defensive for the entire first quarter the sc , ore 7 " 7 near thc end of tllc n second quarter. and falling behind 7-0, Clark i n lhe cloglng minu i es O f the brought his Whites back and first haH( Emmons i rie d to put used Freeport's thundering the Whites in a lead with a field /Kllfback, Milburn Emmons, as goa i from the 19. The ball went a target for his pin-point long enough but not straight passes that netted the Whites and the Reds took over as the two touchdowns. The Whites' scoring was clone in thc second, third and fourth quarters, while the Hetts made their six pointers irj the i'irst and fourth periods. Coaches of both clubs cleared lhe bench of all players and let each boy that had been out Ihe' entire three weeks get a chance to see action in the Friday game. Boys.playing for White coaches Robert Wagstaff, Ernest Hoberson and Virgil Eikenbcrg were Clark. Wallace Krebs, Jimmy Creekmore, Jimmy Baitchal, Bill Lanmon, Emmons, Gilbert Kogers, Alfred Reyna, Richard Schoppe. Elton Fullen, Manuel Gonzales Steve Penner, Jack Klioury and Bobby Poolo. Other Whites playing were Martin Cobb, Leland Cannon Bobby Dowell, Bo Uademiller. John Tracey, Bob Perry, Roddy Hillenberg, Grady Fills, Vernon Pigg and Bobby Douglas. On the Reds' roster. Coaches L. Z. Bryan and Flash Walker used Danny Bradford, Joe Morris, Frank Rangel, Pat Blanchard, Robert Jernigan, Roy Godfrey, Phillip Brooks, Bill Horn, James Hodges, Lorenzo Cabera, Delberi Broadway, Joel Johnson, Sammy Urick, Howard Duke, Wayne Smith. Norman Humfield, Dick Smith, Max Johnson, M a urice Kennedy Jimmy Davenport, E d w ard West, Walter Walls, Doyle Bennett, Gary Ingvardeen and Jimmy Johnston. 'The Reds hit paydirl in the first period as Danny Bradford the only quarterback used by Bryan and Walker, led his team 44.yardS'in jainc plays after pick- *W«« \ti the'' ch'fVe'''and Robert Jernigan. 10, while "Sfaclf-orcl used a keeper to go the final' yards for the touchdown tp put the Keels ahen-' ';-(). Morris' kick was good to put the Reds in a 7-0 margin, During the first period the Peds received the kick-off and drove to the Whites' 32 before a Bradford pass was picked off by Clark. However, the Whites turned around and gave the ball back to ihe Reds on an intercepted pass. In the second quarter tho Whites HO! a break and went on to score when Bradford made a >""i nilch-out to Morris and the Whiles' Bo Rademiller recovered the ball on the Reds' 22. Jimmy Creek more made nine yards 1 'on two tries at the line an" r 'lnrk set up a first down on the Rods' six. A fumble lost two for the Whites but they recovered the ball. Crcelonovo omoUryl 1 K - linc for five and Clark scored on the next play. Emmons kicked the first of three perfect to make half came to a close. The Whites came back In the third period to go ahead as Cla used his passes to Jfimmons for a touchdown. The drive started on the Whites' 40, where Morris had kicked out of bounds. Clark first hit Emmons for s 15-yard pickup. Then Emmons cracked right guard for five am then caught a second pass for 1< yards to set up a first down on the Reds" 21. Fullback Alfred Reyna hit line three times to set up a first down on the Red 11 where Clark hit Emmons with a pay- dirt pass to make the score 7. Emmons' kick was true and the Whites were ahead 14-7 at the end of ihe third l^lei. Fumbles by the stunned Ked led to the third score by the Whites late in the fourth Period. The Whites picked up a loose ball on the Red 35 and went lor a score in six plays. Emmons. Clark and Reyna pushed the ball to the 26 where Clark faded back and hit Emmons with a pass on the 13 an^ the tall Freeport All-nound athlete ran the rest of the way for a third score of the Whites. Emmons' point after was good to make the count 21-7 late in the fourth period. Following the kick-off to the Reds, Bradford brought the fans to their feet with the longest run of the night. From his own 21 Bradford kept the ball on a righ' end option play and raced down the sideline for 1M yards and the touchdown. Big Crowd Enters Meadowlake Meet A perfect day for golf brought Sunday hitters from all over the Brazosport area to Meadowlake Country Club for the Sweepstakes in which the winning foursome was Doc Taylor, Chet Bain, J. Brockman and Bill Stein. The winning foursome had to conic from behind to down thc second place team of J. T. Vlck, Doc Russell, Bill McMurray and Lila Loomis. In third place in a last field of around 60 was Chester Simon, Sam Lee Doc Nash and and Betty Gayer. The foursome of R. M. MeCary, Tommy Morris' try for extra point was blocked and the Whites had a margin of 21-13. Morris tried an on side kick that backfired anc the Whites took over on the Ked 47. Clark and Emmons had moved the Whites to the 2<5 when the game ended. extra fine food at... The DOW HOTEL BUFFET DINNER MONDAY NITE 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Everyone will enjoy the wide selection of fine foods. 215 E. BROAD FREEPORT Kamfick, N. J. Vaughn and and Pappy Burke held down fourth place in the final standings. The Sweepstakes will be held at the Anglelon course every other Sunday and all golfers in the area are invited to play. o NEW YORK OB—Mrs. Philip Cudone of Montclair, N. M., Tuesday as named as a replacement for Mrs. Scott Probasco of Chattanooga, Tenn., on the United States Cutris Cup golf team. USED DISPOSAL CAN be recovered or room or apartment. 2-Piece Living Bough Looking *9,95 CHAIRS and $ 2,oo Good But TABLES; END TO TABLE $ Dozens of other values shown outside our BARGAIN Next to TEEMS— 221 Highest Quality PRI At MINIMUM .- . • FOR FAST-HIGH QUALITY JOB PRINTING US — OUR HIGHLY TRAMED PRINTERS TYPE OF-PROFESSIONAL SERVICE LETTER HEADS ENVELOPES & STATIONERY HAND BILLS & CIRCULARS BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS WEDDING POST STATEMENTS POLITICAL Color Printing, Our Speciality! BRAZOSPORT

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  2. 12 Mar 1956, Mon,
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