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Palm Beach Post, Monday, Nov. 25, 1968-27 TT CLEVELAND (AP) - Leroyl Kelly pushed his National Foot- ball League rushing over 1 .000 1 yards Sunday, scored twice and threw a touchdown pass as the' Cleveland Browns won their j The Browns's running back scored on runs of one and 36 yards and threw a 34-yard touchdown pass to Paul War-field, who also caught a 12 yard touchdown from Bill Nelsen. Reece Morrison plunged two yards for a touchdown and caught a 29-yard scoring pass from Frank Ryan in the fourth quarter. Don Cockroft added field goals of 26 and 28 yards as the Century Division leaders equalled their longest winning streak since 1963. Cleveland cashed in on three interceptions of Norm Snead and three Philadelphia fumbles. The Eagles had to settle for second quarter field goals of 18 and 25 yards by Sam Baker and a seven-yard touchdown pass from Snead to Fred Hill on the last play of the game. The field goals pulled the Eagles within reach. 10-6. The Browns came right back after Baker's 25-yarder. Following Charley Leigh's 32-yard kickoff return, Kelly passed to Warfield in the end zone. It was Kelly's first completion in six attempts during his NFL career. The Browns made it 20-6 on Cockroft s 26-yard field goal and put it out of reach on Kelly's two runs in the third Quarter. Philadelphia Cleveland . . . 0 t 0 7-13 10 10 U 13-47 sixth in a row, 47-13, handing the winless Philadelphia Eagles their 11th straight defeat. Kelly, the NFL's leading ground gainer, went for 108 yards and reached the 1.000 mark for the third straight season. It also was Kelly's seventh time over 100 yards this vear. Cle-Warlield 12 pass from Nelsen (Cockroft kick) Cle-FG Cockroft 21 Prul-FG Baker 11 Phil-FG Baker 25 Cle-Wartield 34 pass from Kelly (Cockroft kick) Cle-FG Cockroft 28 Cle-Kelly 34 run (Cockroft kick) Cle-Kelly 1 run (Cockroft kick) Cle Morrison 2 run (kick tailed) Cte Morrison N pass from Ryan (Cockroft kick) Phil Hill 7 pass from Snead (Baker kick) A-62 33! -. J- ... ft- ' .-' Browns Batter Eagles "J Vi v t Cardinals Edged By Falcons 1 ... ' K4. i 4 JS' 1 ' ed at the Atlanta 41 and returned it eight yards. Hart hit end Dave Williams for six yards and Willis Crews-haw for 11 more. A nine-yard end around by Jackie Smith and a one-yard plunge by Hart gave the Cardinals a 17-3 lead with nine minutes gone. The Falcons cut the lead with a 55-yard Berry to Harmon Wages pass with 13 minutes gone in the quarter. The kick failed. Atlanta slipped closer with two-minutes gone in the fourth quarter on Etter's 42-yard field goal to make it 17-12. Chuck Latourette helped set up the Cardinals' go-ahead touchdown with a 28-yard punt return. Then Hart fired a bullet to fullback Crenshaw for a 30-yard touchdown with 7:20 left in the first half. Atlanta had gone in front 3-0 when Etter connected on a 37-yard field goal. Atlanta 3 0 4 3-12 St. Louis 0 7 10 0-17 Atl-FG Etter 37 SI. I Crenshaw 30 pass from Hart (Bakken kick) SI.L-FG Bakken 12 St L-Hart I run Atl-Wages 55 pass from Berry (Kick failed) Atl-FG Etter 42 A-43.246. failed and the Cardinals still had their lead. In all. the Cardinals smeared Falcon quarterback Bob Berry for losses 11 times. The NFL record is 12 times. The Cardinal defensive line dumped Berry twice for 18 yards on one drive. The Falcons kicked to their own 44 and quarterback Jim Hart moved the club into range for 12-yard field goal by Jim Bakken in the third period for a 10-3 lead. Berry was rushed hard again on the next series and his scrambling pass was picked off by Larry Wilson who intercept PULLING IN A DOLPHIN - Houston Antwine (65), Boston Patriots, pulls Bob Griese, Miami Dolphins quarterback, to the ground by grabbing his jersey, ( W 1 irrphol) when trapped behind his !ne for a loss in third period of their American Football League game at Boston Sunday. Miami won 34-10. Brat Steers Packers Past Redskins In Sub QB Role Hold Lions To 20 - ST. LOUIS i AP) The St. Louis Cardinals defense buckled down on a late scoring thrust after the offense squeezed oft ten points in the third quarter to preserve a 17-12 victory over the Atlanta Falcons Sunday in a National Football League game. The Falcons were in the game when end Jerry Simmons hauled in passes of 28 and 22 yards and tight end Ray Ogden added 16 more. The Cardinal defensive tightened at the 17 and forced Atlanta back six yards on the next three plays. Then Bob Etter's 30-yard field goal Saints DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Lions and the New Orleans Saints dueled to a 20-20 tie Sunday in a National Football League contest. The tie extended Detroit's non-win streak to six games and New Orleans' to five. The Lions' record now is 3-6-2, which keeps them in last place in the Central Division of the NFL. New Orleans' is 3-7-1 in the Century Division. Softball GREENACRES - Sam Rawls and Tony Mathis each slapped three hits to lead Lem's Atlantic to a 14-2 win over Lan-Trail Inn Sunday in slow-pitch Softball here. Carter's routed Tommy's Tavern 13-6 behind Paul Cannon's five hits and Larry Leggett's four safeties. Tom Deese collected five hits, SO YOU'RE BUYING A NEW or USED CAR . . . Detroit took a 7-0 lead in the first quarter on a 20-yard TD pass from quarterback Bill Munson to flanker Billy Gam-brell. New Orleans came back with a 31-yard field goal by Charlie Durkee in the period and went ahead with a four-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Bill Kilmer to flanker Dan Abramowicz. Detroit tied it up on a 42-yard GENERAL MOTORS CHRYSLER t FORD AMERICAN MOTORS FOREIGN CARS Vice President Hubert H. Hum phrey and Chief Justice Earl Warren, watched as the veteran sub passed with pinpoint perfection. Anderson and Elijah Pitts each scored on one-yard dives. Anderson got his second touchdown just after halftime as he grabbed a pass over the middle from Bratkowski and broke awav from two tacklers for the 47-yard TD. Sonny Jurgensen passed two yards to Pat Richter for the Redskins' only touchdown with less than a minute left in the first half. Mike Mercer kicked two field goals for the Packers from 29 and 27 vards out. PUZZLED ABOUT FINANCING CENTRAL BANK OFFERS ONLY ONE GOOD FINANCING PLAN Broncs Hold Off Bills ' Rally CENTRAL BANK "AT THE TOf OF AUTOMOBHE IOW" 4000 OKEECHOBEE BOULEVARD WEST PA1M BEACH - MEMBER OF FEDEHAl DEPOSIT INSUHANCE C0P0A1I0N Phone fi83-000 - 883-8414 Sears, NEW TREADS meet all Safety Regulations 20 Tie tempt on game. the last play of the New Orleans 3 7 7 3-20 Detroit 7 3 7 3-20 Oet Gambrell 20 pass from Munson (Walker kick) NO FG Durkee 31 NO-Abramowicz 4 pass from Kilmer (Durkee kick) Del FG Walker 42 Det-Sanders 13 pass from Munson (Walker kick) NO-McCall 2 run (Durkee kick) NO FG Durkee 31 Del FG Walker 40 A 46 ! 52 Briscoe's 15-yard throw to Al Denson in the end zone hurled the Broncos to a two-touchdown lead. Buffalo, aided by a 38-yard pass interference call, trimmed the Denver lead to 28-22 with 12 minutes left with a two-point conversion on Ed Rutkowski's pass to Bob Cappadonna. Charlie Greer was charged with holding Haven Moses on an attempted pass reception on the Bronco 12. Three plays later, Gary McDermott plunged over for the third Bills touchdown. Buffalo Denver Den McCarthy 0 7 7 18-32 0 21 7 6-34 pass from Briscoe (Howfleld kick) Den Crabtree 15 pass from Briscoe (Howfield kickl But Rutkowski 1 run (Alford kick) Den-Little W pass from Briscoe (How-field kick) Buf-Edgerson 35 pass interception (Alford kick) Den Denson 15 pass from Briscoe (Howfield kick) But McDermott 2 run (Cappadonna pass from Rutkowski) Den-FG Howfield 42 Buf-McDermott 3 run (Alford kick) But-FG Alford 19 Den-FG Howfield 12 A-35,142. Turkey Golf LAKE WORTH - The team of John Didow. Phil Baker. June Vanderpool and Caddie Concan-non. shot a best ball of 57 Sunday to win the Mixed Turkey Golf Tournament Sunday at Lake Worth Goll Course. Second w ith a 58 was the foursome of Marvin Devos. Bill Brown. Bea Ryan and Muriel Nereau. WASHINGTON (AP) - Aging substitute Zeke Bratkowski passed Green Bay back into the National Football League race with a 27-7 triumph over Washington Sunday. The balding Bratkowski hit eight straight passes to steer the Packers to a pair of touchdowns the first two times they had the ball. Then he rifled a 47-yard scoring toss to Donny Anderson to seal the victory in the second half. The 37-year-old standby quarterback completed 18 of 24 passes for 230 yards playing in relief of Bart Starr, whose bruised ribs kept him sidelined. The victory enabled the Packers, struggling for a fourth straight NFL title, to climb back into contention with Minnesota in the Central Division scramble. A crowd of 50,621, including Green Bay 7 7 10 3-27 Washington 0 7 0 0-7 GB Anderson 1 run (Mercer kick) GB-Pitts 1 run (Mercer kick) Wash-Richter 2 pass from Jurgensen (Gogolak kick) GB-Anderson 47 pass from Bratkowski (Mercer kick) GB-FG Mercer 29 GB FG Mercer 27 A 50.621. Cramp ton Nabs West End Golf WEST END, Bahamas (AP) Bruce Crampton survived a double bogey 6 on the final hole Sunday to win the $20,000 West End Classic with a 72-hole total of 276. Crampton, touring pro from nearby Bahama Reef Country Club at Freeport, put his tee shot in a fairway bunker, his second shot in the water guarding the green and then two-putted for his 6 and a par 72 for the day. Bob Watson of New Rochelle, N.Y., and Gene Borek of East Norwich, N.Y., tied for second with 278s. Former Masters winner Art Wall, who trailed Crampton by one stroke after the third round, went to a 74 for 279. i max ' n i I VjKX&Zj 12 Noon lo ..Z ,,,,.,,.,,,. J 12 Midnieht Sears Just Look at These Low Tire Prices Q CASH CARRY i 81 X CHERKYA T fcs GREAT WESTERN Ut I Fff$ Q A CHAMPAGNE fUUAlA m$39$99kir, O .':::d fl ... M ,.L ke orr....... fJ wio field goal by Wayne Walker to make the halftime score 10-10. Detroit moved ahead with a 13-yard scoring pass from Munson to tight end Charlie Sanders in the third quarter, but New Orleans' halfback Don McCall tied it up for the Saints with a two-yard plunge in the quarter. Durkee and Walker traded field goals in the final quarter, and Durkee missed a 41-yard at a fumble into 10 points and a 32-31 lead with 26 seconds left. The Bills tried an onside kick but Denver recovered and Mar-lin Briscoe, who had thrown four touchdown passes, pitched a 59-yard completion to Floyd Little on the Buffalo 10. A face mask penalty moved the ball to the five to set the stage for Howfield's winning boot. Briscoe, a 177-pound rookie subbing for injured Steve Tensi. busted the scoreless game open in the first three minutes of the second quarter with scoring throws of 41 yards to Brendan McCarthy and 15 to Eric Crab-tree. George Byrd's 17-yard run-back with a stolen Briscoe pass to Denver's 31 opened the way for the Bills' first score and shaved the Denver lead to 14-7 before Briscoe hooked up with Little for a 66-yard screen pass and score in the last 30 seconds of the half for a 21-7 cushion. Booker Edgerson's 35-yard touchdown run with another Briscoe interception narrowed the margin to 21-14 before Brat Tells Thoughts WASHINGTON (API - Green Buy's Zcke Bratkowski shrugged off his 18-for-24 passing performance Sunday and said, "There is only one statistic that counts the win." The super sub brought the struggling Packers back to within half a game of the lead in the Central Division race as Green Bay ground down Washington 27-7 in quest of still another National Football League title. "Now it is getting down to the championship weeks and the whole team has dedicated itself to winning these last four games." Bratkowski said. The 37-year-old quarterback took over from the injured Bart Starr to pass for 230 yards and one touchdown in the rescue role he has played so often for the Packers in their championship years. Coach Phil Bengtson said he didn't decide until just before the game to hold out Starr, who suffered bruised ribs last week. Bengtson said, "he didn't feel very good. If he had been in there, he might have been hit. And an extra week's rest on an injury of that type is helpful." Bengtson said Bratkowski "did very well, very well." The balding Brat praised his Packer receivers, particularly Donny Anderson, who grabbed a third-quarter pass and wiggled through three Redskins defend ers on a 47-yard touchdown play. "I just spun around. I saw three defenders coming. And all of a sudden I was through there." Anderson said. Starr appeared in the game only to hold for kicks. 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