Braves Face A Stiff Test By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS College of Emporia forms the next barrier for Ottawa's unyielding Braves in the Kansas Confer-, ence football race. Sporting a fancy IS-game winning streak and still unscored upon in three league games, Ottawa faces its sliffest test of the young season Saturday when it meets the Presbies in Emporia. The C. of E. Presbies have a 3-0 record and also have survived their first big game of the season. They whipped favored Baker 27-0 last Friday, while Ottawa was beating winless Sterling 37-0. The~Presbies*~ triumph left the Kansas Conference with a three- way tie for first. Also sharing the lead is Southwestern, which defeated McPherson last Saturday 30-7, on the strength of Bill Hower's three touchdowns. Jerry Smith threw three touchdown passes as Kansas Wesleyan notched its first triumph, 27-14 over Bethany, and Bethel also won its first, outlasting Friends in a 47-21 duel. Baker, its title hopes now seriously damaged, starts the Kansas Conference action Friday at home against Kansas Wesleyan. Saturday games send Southwestern to Bethany, Bethel to Sterling, and McPherson to Friends. Kansas Conference W L PC. Pts. Opp. Ottawa Coll. of Emp. Southwestern Baker Bethany Bethel McPherson Kansas Wes. Friends Sterling 3 0 1.000 85 0 3 0 1.000 86 14 3 0 1.000 73 14 1 .667 34 40 .333 .333 .333 .333 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 54 54 53 54 47 71 33 61 0 3 .000 28 101 0 3 .000 7 This Game May Be For Oranges By SKIPPER PATRICK Associated Press Snorts Writer A couple of Orange Bowl-hungry Big Eight Football teams — Colorado and Kansas— meet in an early season crucial game in Boulder Saturday. Colorado, rated in pre-season as a strong darkhorse contender, opened its season with a 24-0 victory over Oklahoma State last Saturday. Kansas, frequently mentioned for possible top national honors, saw its offense sputter for the THE OTTAWA HERALD Monday, October 2, 1961 Chargers, Titans Hold AFL Lead By HAROLD V. RATLIFF Associated Press Sports Writer San Diego's Chargers and New York's Titans hold clear-cut leads over the respective divisions of the American Football League because the Chargers are versatile The winner at Boulder will have and the Titans haye M Dorow • good start in pursuit of the Miami New Year's day trip, al- San Die *° continued as the only though defending Orange Bowl champion Missouri and possibly one or two others could figure j defense and kicking to beat stub- j strongly in the picture. I born Buffa , 0 19 . n The dedsion ' The Missouri Tigers continued t j ^ a( ^ flf ^ show ability and class in beating i .'•. ' Minnesota 6-0 in the rain and Western Division with a 4-0 rec- •now in Minneapolis. The Tigers seek their third victory of the season in a game with California in Columbia Saturday. The surprising Kansas State Wildcats, who made Air Force their second victim 14-12, will try for No. 3 at the expense of Nebraska in Manhattan. K-State's victory marked the first time j on j j s 3 j second straight week in a 6-6 tie with a good Wyoming team. undefeated team in the league j last weekend but had to rely on j - ord. New York moved into the undisputed lead in the Eastern Division with a 37-30 hcart-tugger over Boston. When the chips were down the 29-year-old Dorow stepped in to toss a pass that broke a 30-30 tie. The Titans' rec- since 1956—42 and 43 games back a Kansas State team has won two in a row. The Cats opened 14-8 over Indiana. Nebraska tied Arizona 14-14 Saturday. Iowa State plays Oklahoma in Norman this week. Iowa State was idle last week while Oklahoma was defeated 19-6 by Notre Dame. Iowa State beat Oklahoma 10-6 for the first time in many years at Ames last season. Oklahoma Slate, after two losses steps out of the conference to meet an old rival, Tulsa, in Stillwater. Fleck Wins Bakersfield Playoff BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) Someday Jack Fleck may win a golf tournament within the regulation distance. But so far he's needed a playoff to gain every victory of his career. Fleck ran his playoff record to 3-2 Sunday, out-stroking Bob Rosburg on the first sudden-death hole to capture the $25,000 Bakersfield Open. Fleck, best-known for his shocking extra-round upset of Ben Hogan at the 1955 National Open, birdied the 73rd hole after he and Rosburg tied at 276. The victory was good for $3,500 and one year's royalties from a Bakersfield oil well. Final scores of money- winners at the tournament: Jack Fleck, $3,500 71-71-69-65—276 Bob Rosburg, $2,300 69-66-71-70—276 Jim Ferree, $1,800 71-70-69-67—277 Gay Brewer, $1,500 70-72-71-65-278 Eric Monti, $1,200 71-73-67-68-279 0«orgt Bayer, $1,200 70-66-74-69—279 Jon Gustin, $1,200 64-71-67-74—279 Bob Harrison, $1,000 71-73-67-69—280 Marty Furgol, $925 Jerry Barber, $925 69-72-70-70-281 20-70-71-70-281 Dallas strengthened its second place position in the Western Division when it beat Houston 26-21 and showed how valuable Abner Haynes can be. Haynes had been on the ailing list while Dallas slumped, taking a licking from San Diego and be-1 ing pressed to the limit by downtrodden Oakland. But he returned to full-time duty Sunday and led Dallas to victory. Dallas, with Jack Spikes running for 144 yards and Haynes for 117, set a league one-game rushing record of 398 yards. Oakland won its first league game Sunday when it whipped Denver 33-19 Oakland had lost two and had 99 points scored against it before snapping out of the doldrums. George Fleming kicked a 54-yard field goal for Oakland, a new league record. Oakland and New York are idle next weekend. San Diego will be at Boston Saturday night. In Sunday games, Dallas goes to Denver and Buffalo to Houston. Athletics Turn Down Piersall LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Cleveland Indians have offered to trade their eccentric center fielder, Jimmy Piersall, to Kansas City and have been turned down. Sources close to the Cleveland team—and Piersall himself—have indicated to thp Associated Press that similar trade overtures may be made to other clubs. The AP was told by reliable sources that Cleveland recently offered to trade Piersall to Kansas City for first baseman Norm Siebern, and that the proposition was rejected by Athletic's Manager Hank Bauer. 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