The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on June 24, 1957 · Page 2
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THE PACTS Brazosport and Bmoria County, Monday, Jun« 34,1957 Turnover In Coaching Ranks Hardly a year slips by, when a vast turnover in the Texas Gators Face Busy Week .... U Drops Twinbill To San Antonio San Antonio's visiting Pearl Beer All-Stars joltPrt the Lake Jackson Gators twinblll ..Saturday a softball night by sweeping both ends of the doubleheader. 3-0 anrl 5-3. The twin defeat was Lake for Lake Jackson and was charged with the loss. San An> tonio got their first run in the second inning arier a walk, sacrifice and a single by Clayton. The Gators managed hits in the first and second innings but it was three up and three down as Marsdon kept cown the LJ Lake Jackson, who played • rallies, eight games in neven days last ', With one out in the seventh week, face still another busy Marsden tripled to deep center •rhoo'bov coaching tanks are not announced, and this year, Jackson s first double loss of •• • :|!, p 1957 season and Rave the i was by no means an exception. -Gators a mark of 32 wins Several changes took place in this section of the Texas ; n f>' a inst only four setbacks for coast and involved districts in which teams in this county!the entire season, take part. For • f.w lines* w. thought w. would go back and giv« our readers a rundown an wn*r» some coaches will b. hanging Jh.ir .hingl.s. j baWe^iilard's 1 inVTri-Coun- >'« b .v Clayton, who scored on Here in the Brazosport system, only one coach has been tv i ea g ur game. . the same play by sliding in lost to another school. However, one was enough as it was j From there the Gators return home on a missed ball. Robert Wagstaff, the Ships head basketball coach. i to Webb-SrtimTrtt Field in t,T j The Gatorg t ry i ng f or a bi ,, 1 for a home stand of three , . Wag moves up to Lufkin to take over the head cage j ?ameSi . Thursday's action will '• mmn 8. started a rally in the duties and will al?c lend a hand lo the Panther football pro- j be Emamiei Baptist of Hous-; seventh by putting two 'qn wiih ,ton moving against the Gators a pair of outs but Ross Ivy ! while a Saturday twinbill will' ended the game by flj . jng ou [ Dink Mladenka worked for to be i gram. Finding someone to replace Wagstaff is going a liard job for Athletic Director H. E. Hopper. Two other coschgi in th. Braioifori system wer. also loit, but ih.f will remain on at i»acher«. ErnMt Rob.rron. who handl.d senior high boyi, and Bob Oakmsn, Fit*port's baik.ibalt coach, w»ri the pair dropping out of Ih. buiinm. Sweeny Shift .... One of the biggest shifts in the state and by far the biggest in this county, took place over in Sweeny. Glenn Buffaloe, head coach last season failes to get his contract renewed and therefore took a job al Bridge City. Jack Bass, who was an aid to Buffaloe at Sweeny moved on lo Kirbyville and took with him a Junior High coach. ih. past r>ar an Jor many day< Ih.lr .nlir. school lysttm th. past f.ar and for miny Cays .ntir. school fTti.m wtfl was in quit, a mixup. With several jobs still open In the staff, the Sweeny school board recently hired B. F. Cliton to take over the Bulldog reins. Cliton moves in from Ennis, who by the way are looking for a new staff. Before coaching at Ennis, Cliton was tiie head man at Sealy, where he had a couple 01 district winners in three years. The Sweeny school board and school officials are expected to work with Cliton in bringing in a complete slaff before the September foolball season rolls around. No major chang.s w.r. road, at Wwt Columbia or Angl.ion mt ih.ir coaching pieiur. st.ms to b. w.ll placed. Bay town Move .... County Baseball Card BHAZOHIA COUNTY BASEBALL CARD Monday, June 24: Little League— Freeport — Yanks vs Redskins; Eagles vs Red Sox Lake Jackson (N^ •— Dodgers vs Cards; Braves vs Phillies Angleton (A> — Yanks vs Kiwanis; Rolary vs Rsd Sox Teen-Age— County Juniors—, Redskins 1 vs Warriors hi Freeporl; Velasco at Clute ' Lake Jackson Juniors- Red Sox V3 Cubs Senior League— Lajte Jacskon at Wesl Col. Major League— Lake Jackson at Bay iCly Tuesday, June 25: Little Leagut— Freeport — Redskins vs White Sox; Red Sox vs Cubs Lake Jackson (A) — Red Sox Vs Yanks; White Sox Teen-Age Roundup .. .. Freeport Majors Win Gulf Coast Ihundei showers I Juniors got in a county game, a rough time but c»m* out with and light failures took a heavy I while Freeport traveled to Bay I a ' t.*ll «t» n»n>.««]M /*!A<\.»I.* n'AMi* r->!l« 1« « %*_!.».. nn A _A4__-L1 toll on Brazoria County Age games over the past w«ek- end, as only the Lake Jackson City in a Major T-A attraction. L»Ve Jackson's Red Sox, leader in the Junior race, had B-C-V loop Returns.... ' County LL Back v In Full Strength win over the Plrites while Freeoort Optimist notched their second straight win by t- U A squeeze pliy »nd overthrew at first resulted In a pair of Red Sox runs, coming In th» fourth inning. The PiratM jot their only run on their tincl* nicking Bay City, 3-2. ihlt, that boing • home run by Two Major Teen-Age games, Tommy,, Hedge in the sixth in- and one in the senior loop ning. were calle off. | - —— o- The senior T-A game that got called off,- came on Friday and it matched Lake Jackson and West Columbia. The game will be made up at a later date. Two Major T-A games, both slated for Lions Field, were «1- !•_.„•„ __ -. r.o called off. One, oein* Fri- 1 I OUT 116V da;' night, wa« because of wet W [grounds while one Saturday I Brazosport'f Willard Wood | was thumbed out because of carded a 72-73—145 to claim Wood Takes GanadoGolf Rains stopped Freeport Lit- ng Yanks. The IndUn. had son with the Gators it was Hutto that won have Hutto in the spotlicht. _ Hullo, a small Conn al Texas ; Lake"jackVon"'in "lhe"n7ghtc7p (own near Austin is always a i and he suffcred his fir « t , «£ strong softbnll entry in stale! j n jg g airie s Mladenka was re meet* and are slated to givej lieved by Roenning in the fifth the Texas king:: a rial test. jwhi i c Charles Garrison and I in last vears state meet. Jamcs Kitchens handled the ! ^ IC ™itl aS( ,,. ^.,Ti a ^-;!f- Safl . Antonio pitching. ,,,,.,r nn g i | JJm jjembree started things 'n c ioff for Lake Jackson in the , . .. - .... acl "i first inning by hitting the first i vanced to the semi-finals I pi(ch for as do \, bu , R * stv K £ In last Saturday night's ao i nig t hen pushed Hembree to tion. Ssn Antonio, sent Johnny thlrd with ^ sacrifice that went Marsden. a wen-known pitcher,. {or an error and R , , to Ihe mound in the first game ond B a n nea h t e iwo"wtter the GS *°" °" Hambree got the 9 ators their Les Koenninc went the pn- a pass ball tire seven innings of the opener : San An ,; nio came ba( . k in -!the third inning to account for a pair of runs in two hils to! vs Indians Anglelon (N) — Tailtwisl- ers vs Braves; Dodgers vs Legion B-C-V League — Brazoria at Clute (Braves); Jones Creek at Velasco West Columbia — Doubleheader «t Galloway Field Teen-Age— Lake Jackson Juniors— Giants vs Pirates County Seniors— Alvin at Freeport Wednesday, June 26: Little League- Minor League games in Lake Jackson on both afternoon and nights Teen-Age— County Majors— West Columbia at Freeport tie. Leaglie activity for the third time in four tries last Friday night, but Lake Jackson and Atigleton loops did get in separate doubleheaders. No games were scheduled in the B-C-V League as they have had off last week for Foy Scout camp. However, they return to the diamond Tuesday night of this week to once again put the county in full strength. Freeport hopes to get In a twinbill tonight as the Yanks are scheduled -against the Redskins in minor activity while the Eagles tangle with the Red Sox in the major gtme. In Lake Jackson, games will be in the National loop and will send the Dodgers after the j go ahead by a 2-1 count. The Gators tied it up at 2-2 i in the top of Hie fourth when !Ed Brannnn and Harvey White- jhcad hit back to back singles i with Brannon scoring on a pass I ball. : 'However, the Alamo City ; nine filled to stay in a tie very ilong, as they managed a run Rains Wash Ou Semi-Pro Game Rains washed ou{ Ihe Free- Packed Field Due In Aivin Golf Tourney Alvin's 4th annual Invilalion- jal Match Play Golf Tourna- '|menl will be reeled off this w-eckend, June 29-.in, and a ' 'many of them from Brazoria i ipacked field of 9(i players, ;' County, is expected. i The entry fee iir.« ho'ii •••( i at $12.50 and that Includes the, of ~ th V' n (gh t "i n 7hV fifth' inning I''"in addition to"thVfexas"city ,! price of a chicken barbecue, and 1hcn pushed home number - ....... which will be held on Satur-i five ln tn(r final framo Four Cards while the Braves. Angleton's the Phillies test American teams toe the starting mark tonight with the Yanks lacing the Kiwanis while the Rntarlani go against Ihe Red Sox in « mo- jor twinbill. Tuesday games will come in Freeport, LJ, West Columbia, Anglelon and Ihe B-C-V loops. Games last Friday night in Lake Jackson's American race found the While Sox gelling their second straight win, as they turned back the Red Sox by a 8-2 count. Mike Kavanaugh handled the pitching for the winning White to push home runs in the closing innings to come from be- been schedule* „ to play a makeup game with Golf Tournament nvW tht part West Columbia Friday but it 'weekend. hind 2-1 in treating the Y«nks. S ot rained out while Lake | Wood, who was four strokes Anglelon activity found the Jackson^had been slateci to over Ihe second place wlnn*r, Legion and Tatllwiftsrs hook- test WC Saturday but the lights picked up $115 in golf m«r- ing up in a real scoring duel would not work after both chandise. with the Legion nine coming teams and a nice size crowd | Bo Deerman, high school «tn- out on top, 12-11. ,had shown up. |j or an d member of the Braioi- The Legion racked up six | Bo ''> of thr;e games will be! por t golf learn, took top hotiori big runs In the second inning and added four mote in the sixth to corne from behind and win. Buddy Faickney was winning pitcher while Tailtwisiers used John Senna, Glenn Slraclk, and Perry Hardwick on the mouiid. made up iu a later date. In the firsl flighl with a 157 In the only Major game on while Billy Wade placed in th» Ihe past weekend card, David' low flights Stevens went the enlire seven' Frank Curry, Don Bailey, D. innings for Freeport against L. White, Howard Wade, V. D. Bay City and gave up but three 1 Smith and Ronnie Ray ward !"'*?• 'some of the local golfers taJt- | Stevens had 11 strjkeouts In ling part In the Saturday and n,iv vu mo iiiuuiiu. i . , i, _. ,, , m "'f* K*" " •" "" The TailtwisUrs had big inn-! ° stlng D «vid Krisynik, who Sunday event, ings in the third and fourth |g" a "P seven hlts to r ««port when they pushed home four runs each but gave the Legion a chanca to catch up In the last frame on walks. batters. Hosting Bay City got runs in the lirsi and fourth Innings while Freeport notched a run in th« socnd part of Angle- j™ th . e fourth , on ba< * to back ton's Friday twinbill, the Dod- 1 do " b i? s °* Willie Davenport gers knocked over the Braves | an ? Dav ,'d Jerald by a 11-0 count. A walk to J. D. Sharp, single by Davenport and a long fly by James Nixon accounted for Freeport's second run, coming in the fifth inning. The tie breaking run came in the seventh for Freeport, when Smitty Nelson reached base on an error, raced to third on James Harvey's single and By .scoring In each Inning,' scored on Davenport's long fly. Wild Pegch handed . Angleton' Harvey, Davenport, Jerald a 11-5 selback Salurday after-, and Stevens all had doubles in noon to claim the firsl half; the Freeport attack while Har- j Wild Peach Wins, 11-5 semi-pro game with Tex- 1 Sox while George Koenig suf-j championship of the Brazoria: vev and Devenport.had singles. | in the bottom of the fourth. The as City last Saturday night but fered the Red Sox loss from I County Teen-Age Softball Lea- ! Tne win Was Ihe Oplimlsl's Gators came back to tie the 1 officials have hopes of rematch-'the mound. igue. -second straight after losing count once more in the fifth, iing 'he two clubs in coming The WS pushed home three I The game had been set a t' tnr ee in a row. however. j weeks. j runs in the opening inning and (Lake Jackson's Webb-Schmidt; In LJ Junior activity, the Kienning singled, was sacri-! At present the semi-pro nines, j remained in front all the way. (Field but rains forced it to be'Red Sox remained unbeaten as; ficed to second anci scored on; which is made up of boys in j They had a 13-8 win over the I moved lo Anglelon, jthey pushed home a pair of a hard hil ball by Rusty Koe-. 'he Brazosport area and spon nig thai wenl for an error. ; :o «\l by the Port Cafe in Free- Pearl made their fourth run port, have no games scheduled. B. F. Cliton SWEENY COACH day, the 29th at « p.m. errors in the nightcap aided Som. ahjft. took plae. in ,n« AAAA rank, and one was -» Brazoi.a Counly gofers that, Tja ke Jackson tft theurtwin act- wish to enter the match play Dack . event may mail their entry fee and average score, which must be signed by their local pro, to Alvin Golf and Country Club, Box 268, Alvin. Medalists qualifying rounds will be held on June 28, while contest, Freeport is slated to match games with several of the Houston 'team*. All home games; will be played from Ijlons Field in Freeporl. Yankees in Iheir last outing. Lake Jackson's league leading Indians had to pull a 3-2 game out of the fire with Ihe Yanks in Ihe American League opener Friday. Jimmy Goering handled the mound duties for the Indians while Spence pitched for the Ecarl Danford went the dis-;runs in the fourth to lake a 1- lance for Wild Peach and gave ] 1 victory «ver the hard press- up two hils while his lram- ! ing Pirates, mates were gelling eight safe Doug Cadenhead and Ronnie blows from Vickie Swcdlud, the Good worked on the mound for Angleton Moundsman. I the RS, while Jimmy Hlner Danford also had a long tri-1 handled ..the pitching for the pic that pushed hi three runs to aid his own cause. Pirates; iBoth 1 fiineg were onty" able lo pick up one hit each. fishift' FIESTA Be reudy to cmtch the "Hf Priie Winners" jou'll find the right Tackle and Snppltai at Pl«mer> Aiitherirrd Dealer Johtiten Outboard Motors Rain * Serrlo* Sport* Headwarten Palimr's Spotting OMtfa Clnte S-ttU L. J. Wiry entry. T. W. Wrighl is serving ; as chairman of Ihe two day af- ' fair, which will attract man/ ' of the top amateur players along the Texas Coast. PAT'S OUTBOARD AUTHORIZED SHOP DEALER tfin^Umifff came in as PRESCOTT TELEVISION AND APPLIANCES SHADY OAKS PHONE 7-63M LAKE JACKSON "WE SERVICE WHAT WE SELL" CARBYINU A COMPLETE LINE OK . . ADMIRAL Air-Conditioners •A- Refrigerators Televisions Radios EASY WAfUKK - DMVtil lOMHLSATlO.SS HOFFMAN CA81T VISION TELEVISIONS ""-voioi cMEpiiTii GOOD WITH cs ;> ~" MOTORS FOR , — — match play will at Baytown wher» ihs very successful Dan Stallworth moved I be held on Saturday and Sunup to the Athletic Director's job and Pete Sutlis took over as ' day of the flight tournament. head coach. I Around .. ** MO in , vari °"' I prizes win oe given In each Stallworth has one of the slate* better coaching records |flight, including the champion-, and has long been known for the college football material jship and consolation brackets. h. put* out I Players are asked to remem- -.„...,,. ... . ., . her to send their entry fee and Th. Gand.r foothill l.ams will probably not thing. scorecard when sending in their in sifl. as Suilis is «x(wci*d to k..p ih. Biytown tl.r.ns -.— -... always moring forward. In ona of the most surprising switches on the T e x a i Coast, Darrel Tully anO his entire staff left Galveiton's Ball High to try »nd bui'irt Spring Branch into a AAAA power. Charles Church'll movea in from McAllen to work with th. Tors. Tullf took Woodrow Emtnoni, b.sk.iball co«ch, and Joha Canlson, v/.il.known Gulf Co«|t golf.r, with him I lo ih. n.w Job it Spring Branch. Olh.r Tor coach.s «lso m.d. ih. switch. Spring Branch it expected lo hi one of the top grip teams across th. stale in around three or four years, as they are reported to have a school that is really growing. Tolli. McKown left the head job at Lamar Con. in Ro- sanb«rg to b. an assistant coach at Pasadena, while Leo Dan- lals ot Uvalde took over at Rosenberg. New Pasadena School .... ?as«d»n. will alto op.n * n.w s.nior high this y«ar, but m.nr of tho coicliw will com. from ih. pr.s.ni stiff. I;i the FacU exchange of other papers, we learn that four coaching jobs are Etui open in Central Texas. Temple is looking for a B team coach while Rogers needs an assistant. Rosebud is lo.<A.ng for an assistant football and .head basketball coach while Holland still needs a head coach. A coupl. of n*w chang.s in that s.ction of T.xas finds J«« Hawkins at Ilos.bud. taking o».r Jot Bill Duncan, who moT.d io UKkiman last na-on. Pug Gaiiija led Hillsl/oro and took the job at Killeen whik W. A. Algo&,j, int coach from Eldorado, head man at Hill.-Liojo. These me just j. < e * of the many changes that have taken place in schoolboy (caching circles over me jiast few months, W. h.v. . i«,lin^ th.i i. f«w school board ra«mb.i» *od aihl.lic diioMors might b. losing a coupl. of winks •f sU.p worryi»:g or«r coaching probl.ms. 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