The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on November 13, 1961 · Page 2
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Monday, November 13, 1961
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THE OTTAWA HERALD Monday, November 13, 1961 Scramble For Bowl Assignments By ED CORRIGAN Associated Press Sports Writer The annual scramble among college football's elite for postseason bowl assignments was under way in earnest today with less than a half dozen squads able to relax. Texas, riding like a prairie wind toward the national title, is one. Then there are Alabama, Louisiana State, Mississippi and Colorado. All the others still arc sitting on pins and needles hopefully awaiting bids. Texas (8-0) is virtually assured the Southwest Conference title and the host spot in the Cotton Bowl. Mississippi (7-1) probably will provide the opposition. Alabama (8-0), second-ranked j in the weekly Associated Press poll behind Texas, is rolling toward the Southeastern Conference crown and a bid to the Sugar Bowl 'Bama also has been sounded out by the Rose Bowl. Louisiana State (7-1) probably will provide Alabama's opposition in a .head-on meeting of SEC powers. They don't meet during the regular season and the game would be a natural. Alabama has a toughie this week in Georgia Tech, but the Crimson Tide probably can afford a defeat and still get home free. Colorado (7-1) looms as the Big Eight champion and should head for the Orange Bowl. The Buffaloes, beaten out of the conference by Utah, 21-12, last Saturday in one of the major upsets of the day, can still be tied for the title by Kansas. But the Buffs b'cked the Jayhawks earlier in the season. The Orange Bowl reserves the right to pick any Big Eight team, champion or no. Georgia Tech (6-2) was assured a spot in the Orange Bowl until it was upended by Tenessee, 10-6, in another Saturday surprise. Tech probably still will get the call. The Rose Bowl, grandaddy of them all—assuming it doesn't get Alabama—probably will go back to the Big Ten, although it no longer is under any obligation to do so. That might mean Minnesota (6-1). The Gophers no doubt would like to go back to Pasadena in hopes of making amends for their poor showing against Washington last Jan. 2. UCLA is the favorite for the host spot although it must get past Southern California to wrap it up. The Gator Bowl could wind up with Maryland (6-2) and Arkansas (6-2). That would leave the other bowls to shift for themselves for the remainder of the talent. OU Dumps Baker, To Close Perfect Season OU In Small Select Group By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Only three major schools are included in the list of four-year colleges unbeaten and untied in college football, an Associated Press check showed Sunday. The major teams with perfect marks are Texas and Alabama, 8-0 and Rutgers, 7-0. There are 20 small college teams in the perfect record class. Colorado as well as Southeastern Louisiana, Arkansas Tech and Otterbein were teams which lost their first game. The list: Nine Games Pts OP x-Northern State (S.D.) 357 82 z-Pittsburg (Kan) State 299 25 z-Ottawa (Kan) 289 42 x-Parsons (Iowa) 251 28 Central (Okla) State 226 57 Eight Games Texas 266 53 Alabama 243 22 Linfield (Ore) 311 74 z-MiUiken (111) 305 79 Whittier 234 52 Fresno State 220 92 z-Wheaton (HI) 217 37 x-Mayville (N.D.) State 207 47 Butter 206 58 Baldwin-Wallace 190 49 z-Albion 186 55 38 Boys Out For WHS Team Coach Alton Williams had 38 boys trying out for the Wellsville High School basketball squad last week. Wellsville's first game of the 1961-62 season will be at home on Friday, Dec. 1, with DeSoto High School the foes. Junior High basketball Coach Jim Wright has his squad working out. The first junior high game will be Thursday, Nov. 30 in the Wellsville gym, Gardner the opponent. The Junior High League tournament will be at Wellsville on Feb. 17, 22 and 24. that's rea My comfortable BALDWIN - When the 1962 ootball season rolls around, the )ttawa University Braves again will be defending champions. The Braves, who won the title ast year by defeating Baker, 14!, in the season finale, again fin- shed the season with a spotless 1-0 record, this time crushing the Baker Wildcats, 42-13. The win was the 19th in a row 'or the still champion Ottawans. Ottawa, never in trouble, opened the scoring with Richard Spong knifing through the left side of the Baker line on the third play from scrimmage. The play, which stopped the clock after only 55 seconds, covered 68 yards from the Ottawa 32. Mike Brown added the extra point to make the scsre 7-0. Baker retaliated with a 43-yard touchdown drive set up when Wilbur Hedrick intercepted a pass by Ottawa's Jerry Harshaw. Hedrick, Kent Covell and Gary Gore alternated to move the ball to the 1-yard line from where Gore smashed over for the touchdown. Bill Wolf booted the extra point" to tie the score at 7-7 midway in the first quarter. The winners took the Baker dckoff, moving to their own 24, From where Ken Smart passed. Hedrick again intercepted, this :ime on the Ottawa 42. Two plays later Ottawa's Fred Thompson intercepted a pass by Gore on the Ottawa 27. Spong and Dan Coons then hit the Baker line for no gain. v with just over two minutes remaining in the quarter, Harshaw passed to Jon Krebbs on a play that covered 73 yards. Mike Brown's two attempted extra points were not good, and the quarter ended with OU ahead, 13-7. During the second period Ottawa added two touchdowns and a field goal, the field goal coming after the Baker squad had been called back from a journey to the dressing room. A penalty on the final play of the half gave Ottawa one more play from the Baker 19. Brown's kick, one play after the gun, was from the 29. A fumble on the Baker 22 with 16 seconds remaining setup the play. Ottawa's two second period touchdowns came midway in the quarter''with Spong climaxing a 39-yard drive with a 3-yard plun ge, Brown adding the extra point, and John McAninch returning an intercepted pass 52 yards. Leading 28-7 at the start of the third period, the conference cham pions took the field, kicked off, held hapless Baker to five yards in three downs then marched 52 yards for their fifth touchdown. Leading the Ottawa drive was McAninch, who gained 28-yards in three straight carries. With 7:12 remaining in the pe riod, Smart crossed the goal line on a quarterback sneak. Brown's extra point made the score, 35-7 A similar situation, with Baker being held three times on its own 25, and forced to punt, resulted in the winners' final touchdown drive of 60 yards, with Floyd Scott going 30 yards for the score. Brown again added the extra point. The final touchdown of the game came on a 99-yard drive by Baker after Ottawa's Jerry Freeman had punted 44-yards to the Baker 1 yard line. The TD came with just over four minutes to play with Wolf running 19 yards. His attempted extra point was not good. Instrumental in the drive was a 27-yard pass play from Hedrick to Jim Knight. The losers were stopped twice inside Ottawa territory. These were by a pass interception on the 27 in the first period and by a fumble on the 35 in the third period. Ottawa stalled on the Baker 17 after moving from its own 26 in the second period. The statistics: 0 B First downs 16 11 Yards rushing 313 146 Yards passing 127 31 Passes atpt 10 9 Passes comp 3 2 Passes int. by 2 2 Punts 3 4 Punting average 32 32 Penalty yards 55 15 Fumbles lost 0 2 Score by quarters: Ottawa 13-15-14-0 — 42 Baker 7- 0- 0-6 — 13 8HOES-HOSUBRY-LUGGAGE Wiltse speaks on Communism, sponsored by the Elks, Memorial Auditorium, 8 p.m. November 20, Free. We now have available FREE Pickup and Delivery service for your car. Next time let us service your car. South Main SKELLY 1648 S. Main Phone: CH 2-9793 John Roller George Zielsdorf KG Stars Lose FRESNO, Calif. (AP)—Fresno's Bombers downed the Kansas City Stars 18-12 Sunday night in the final match of a three-game national bowling league series. Vern Downing of Fresno provided the margin, rolling a 257 that got the Bombers off to an 11-2 lead in the first half. Fresno took the series two out of three. Fred Bourdase had high series for Fresno with 222-223-445. Loy Countryman topped the Stars with 206-237-443. * * * Mineral Bowl Eyes Ottawa U By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Kansas' twin football powerhouses—Pittsburg and Ottawa — had completed unbeaten, untied seasons today, but both are reluctant to put away their equipment. The two unbeaten teams have been mentioned as bowl possibilities, so now comes the period of waiting until various committees make their decisions. One of the bowls interested in both teams is the Mineral Water bowl in Excelsior Springs, Mo., to be played Nov. 25. As the top-ranking small college team in the country, Pittsburg also appears a solid choice to enter a four-team play-off for the NAIA's Camelia bowl next month hi California. As expected, both teams put the wraps on perfect seasons last Saturday, Pittsburg pleased a home throng of 12,000 by defeating Omaha, 34-18, to wrap up the CIC title. In other Kansas conference play, Bethany downed Bethel, 23-19; College of Emporia trounced Southwestern, 33-0; and Kansas Wesleyan tripped Friends, 19-0. Kansas W Ottawa 9 Col. of Emp. 8 Southw s n 6 Baker Kans. Wesl'n Bethany Bethel McPherson Sterling Friends Conference L T Pet. Pts. Op. 0 0 1.000 289 42 1 0 .889 269 65 2 1 .722 161 117 3 0 .667 128 123 5 0 .444 142 165 4 2 .444 111 149 6 0 .333 156 163 6 0 .333 83 144 8 0 .111 39 268 8 1 .056 66 208 San Diego In; Houston Leads By HAROLD V. RATLIFF Associated Press Sports Writer A repeat of last year's American Football League champion* ship game became a stronger possibility today with San Diego already in it and Houston leading the fight for the other berth. In the case of Houston, however, there still are some obstacles of note, the main one being San Diego itself. Houston beat Boston 27-15 Sunday to take over the lead in the Eastern Division. It was the Oil- ers' fourth straight triumph in a surge that pulled them from the cellar. San Diego won its tenth straight game as it edged Denver 19-16 and the victory wrapped up the Western Division championship for the second year. San Diego, playing as Los Angeles last season, lost to Houston for the championship. Houston is just one-half game to the good over Boston and New York and the Oilers play the latter at Houston Sunday in the second straight showdown. 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The Tex ans have now lost four in a row and are out of the race by games. Dallas took a 30-20 drubbing from Buffalo Sunday and enhanced its reputation for being able to lose more games in the last minutes than anybody. Buffalo scored twice on Texan errors in the final five minutes. 599 tfw new EVINRUDE outboard motors on NBC-TVt "PRICE IS RIGHT" Every Monday Night Brown's Hdwe. & Sporting Goods 5«* tfi* mortd't mo»t nrtaiilt pltasurt poutr in our thowroom. Pro Football Scoreboard National League Eastern Division W L T Pet. Vew York 720 .778 Philadelphia 7 2 0 .778 Cleveland 630 .667 Pittsburgh 4 5 0 .444 St. Louis 4 5 0 .444 Dallas 4 5 0 .444 Washington •.. 0 9 0 .000 Western Division Green Bay • 720 .778 Detroit 531 .625 Chicago 5 4 0 .556 San Francisco 4 4 1 .500 Baltimore 450 .444 Los Angeles 360 .333 Minnesota 270 .222 Sunday Results Cleveland 17, Washington 6 New York 38, Philadelphia 21 Pittsburgh 37, Dallas 7 Minnesota 28, Baltimore 20 Detroit 45, St. Louis 14 Green Bay 31, Chicago 28 Los Angeles 17, San Francisco 7 American League Eastern Division W L T Pet Houston 531 .625 Boston 5 4 1 .556 New York 540 .550 Buffalo -. 460 .400 Western Division W L T Pet San Diego 10 0 0 1.000 Dallas 360 .333 Denver 3 7 0 .300 Oakland 270 .222 Saturday Results New York 23, Oakland 12 Sunday Results San Diego 19, Denver 16 Buffalo 30, Dallas 20 Houston 27, Boston 15 Joe Compbell Beaumont Golf Winner BEAUMONT, Tex. (AP) ~ Joe Campbell, not bothered by the greens or the sand traps that stalled other pros, shot a five- under-par 66 to win the $20,000 Beaumont Invitational Golf Tournament Sunday. His 277 for 72 holes gave him first money by a stroke. The cigar-chewing Campbell picked up his check for $2,800, kissed his wife and announced, "We're going to Las Vegas, honey, just like I promised." The victory was the only first- place prize Campbell, a former Purdue University basketball player, has won since joining the pro tour three years ago. His only other claim to major golf fame was the $50,000 hole- in-one he fired at Desert Springs, Calif., last year. The Chattanooga, Tenn., golfer shot rounds of 72-71-68-66—277. One stroke behind was Bert Weaver of Beaumont, who matched Campbell's five-under- par final round and finished with a 278. Gordon Jones of Orlando, Fla., took third with a 279 and tied with 280 were Jay Hebert of Miami; Ed Merrins of Cedar Hurst, N.Y., and Jack Cupit of Longview, Tex. The top ten leaders: Joe Campbell, $2,800 72-71-68-66-277 Bert Weaver, $1,900 71-69-72-66—278 Gordon Jones, $1,400 70-71-71-67-279 Jacky Cupit, $1,100 73-71-67-69—280 Ed Merrins, $1,100 69-71-71-69—280 Jay Hebert, $1,100 68-70-68-74-280 Jerry Steelsmith, $825 71-71-69-70—281 Don Fairfield, $825 66-70-72-73—281 Henry Ransom, $825 71-69-72-69—281 Don Massengale, $825 70-74-68-69-281 Steers Climb To First Place KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Steers moved to the top of the American Basketball League's Western Division Sunday night with a 113-109 victory over the Los Angeles Jets. The Steers have a 4-2 record and the Jets dropped to second place in the .division with 3-3. The Chicago Majors took over third place in the Eastern Division by defeating the Hawaii Chiefs 105-97 in the first game of a doubleheader here. Kansas City built a 19-point lead midway in the second quarter but the Jets zoomed back, hitting 18 of 19 free throws, and trailed only 55-61 at the half. Don Schwartz of the Jets was the leading scorer with 29 points. Bob Wilkinson made 12 of 13 free throws in the fourth quarter to help Chicago to victory after Hawaii had raced into a 75-74 lead with a 39-point third period. Shockers Ready For w Bowl Bid By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Wichita Shockers end their regular season in a game with Dayton, Ohio, Saturday and the chances are Coach Hank Foldberg's men will finish with a 9-] record. The Shockers made compara- paratively easy work of Drake's Bulldogs last Saturday, winning 26-13 as quarterback Bill Stangarone ran for three touchdowns The Shockers won the Missour Valley conference championship weeks ago with a 3-0 record anc stand ready for somebody's invi tation to a bowl game. Valley teams, except for Cincin nati will play Detroit in Cincinnati and North Texas will be at Texas Western. Saturday, Cincinnati will mee Miami of Ohio, Tulsa plays Iowa State and North Texas State plays Louisville. All three games will be in the Valley stadiums. Memphis State knocked down North Texas 41-0 last Saturday Tulsa lost to Houston, a former Valley member, 14-2, Cincinnati had an open date. Bradley's Braves, who do no compete for the football title, won 28-22 over Toledo and will com plete their season at Western Illinois Saturday. Drake finishes against Omaha at Omaha. PAY YOUR BILLS WITH OUR MONEY —or, we'll even pay them for you. S'rmpH/ arrange an HFC Bill-Payer Loan to cover all your unpaid bills ... then pay them off. Or, if you wish, we'll even mail checks to the people you owe, at no extra cost. What a wonderful feeling! —getting those bills off your mind, anddoingbusiness with HFC, a company you trust. 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That's the situation in the National Football League after Sunday's showdown struggles in which Hornung led the Packers to a 31-28 triumph over Chicago and the Giants moved into a first-place tie in the Eastern sector by upending the defending league- champion Eagles 38-21. It was Previte—not a player, scout or coach, but one of the Giants' clubhouse attendants — who devised the stunning pass maneuver that gave New York a key touchdown and went a long way toward keeping the Eagles from matching Green Bay's progress toward another title. With the Giants leading 17-7 late in the second period,, Coach Allie Sherman decided to give Previte's play, designed to get the team's fastest players downfield under a Y. A. Tittle pass, a try and into the game came defensive halfbacks Erich Barnes and Jim Patton. The Giants talked it over in the huddle, called for Previte's maneuver—titled with simplicty "the play that worked in practice Friday"—and Tittle arched a long one that Barnes grabbed for a 62- yard TD that gave New York an insurmountable lead. Hornung scored 19 points as the Packers knocked the Bears into third place in the West. Detroit's Lions moved up to second place, a game and a half behind, with a 45-14 walloping of the St. Louis Cardinals while Cleveland stayed a game behind in the East by beating Washington 17-6. In other games, Los Angeles stopped the shotgun offense and upset San Francisco 17-7, Minnesota whipped Baltimore 28-20 and Pittsburgh crushed Dallas 37-7. Quarterback Bart Starr pssed for three Green Bay touchdowns, one a 34-yard pitch to Hornung, who brought his league-leading scoring total to 130 points by adding an eight-yard scoring run, four extra points and a 51-yard field goal in what may be his last game for the Packers this season. He is scheduled to report Tuesday for active military duty. The Packers (7-1) needed every point as the Bears (5-4) fought back from a 28-7 halftime deficit to close the gap mainly on TD passes of 15 and 29 yards from Billy Wade to Mike Ditka, who also had grabbed a 47-yard heave from Wade in the first quarter. The Eagles (7-2), winners of five straight, trailed from the start when the Giants' Del Shofner pulled in a pass from Tittle, deflected by Philadelphia defenders, for a 30-yard touchdown on the first sequence of plays. New York built its lead to 28-7 before the Eagles struck back on touchdown pitches by Sonny Jurgensen and King Hill. Tittle, who came to the Giant* in a trade as did Shofner and Barnes, was the big offensive weapon, making it a three-TD day with a 12-yard toss to Kyle Rote. His toss to Barnes on the "Pete Previte special" came fro.nt the spread formation with the quarterback the only deep man in the backfield. Pro Basketball National Association Eastern Division W. L. Pet. G.B. Boston 6 1 .857 — Philadelphia 6 4 .600 H/z Syracuse ........ 4 6 ,400 3'/a New York • 5 8 .385 4 Western Division Los Angeles 9 2 .818 — Cincinnati 7 4 .636 2 St. Louis 5 7 .417 4V4 Detroit • 3 7 .300 5# Chicago • 2 8 .200 6ft Sunday Results Boston 112, Chicago 96 Cincinnati 136, St. Louis 126 Monday Games Chicago at Los Angeles American League Eastern Division W. L. Pet. G.B. Pittsburgh 4 1 .800 — Cleveland 3 2 .600 1 Chicago 3 4 .429 2 Washington 1 4 .333 2'/4 Western Division Kansas City 4 2 .667 — Los Angeles I 3 .500 1 San Francisco ... 3 4 .429 1ft Hawaii • 1 3 .250 3 Sunday Results Chicago 105, Hawaii 97 Kansas City 113, Los Angeles 109 Gets Mineral Bowl Berth KIRKSVILLE, Mo. (AP) - One of the teams for the Mineral bowl football game at Excelsior Springs, Mo., Nov. 25 has been lined up. It is Northeast Missouri State Teachers College at Kirksville. In announcing acceptance of a bid, John Black, acting athletic director, said Sunday he understood Parsons College of Fairfield, Iowa, was being considered as an opponent Northeast Missouri repeated at champion of the Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association. It* season's record is 8-1. It lost only to Central State College of Ohio. Insurance On Everything Porter - Spears AGENCY Tom Porter — Phone CH 2-3007 — George Spears Our policy is not just another insurance policy. You get more protection - for more members of your family-against mare hazards than we have ever offered before - at lower cost I And 97* of policyholders who made loss claims said, "Completely satisfied with your fast, fair payment." NEIL BULLOCK, DISrwCT MANAGER

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