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: 3PAGE FOURTEEN THE NEWS - PALLADIUM, BENTON HARBOR, MICH. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1967 Sayers, Bear Defenders Maul Lions, 27-13 DETROIT (AP)-The glint in ,thc aging eyes of George llalas ..was visible through liis dart ^'glasses, which reflected visions .of Gale Sayers racing for an- 'Other long gain. It was evident the Papa Bear was h a p p y with liis Chicago Bears wlio had just mauled ( h e ' Detroit Lions 27-13. The victory j was only Chicago's third this! year against five losses, h u l l two have come at the expense ·of the Lions. Both victories were chiseled , out of defense ami Sa.vcrs, lira -words t h a t popped up again and .again in the post game conver- sation. The defense, which had held the Lions to a mere field goal in a 14-3 victory earlier in the season, picked up where it left off. Detroit was held to 91 yards rushing and 83 passing. The Rears intercepted one pass while allowing Karl Swectan to complete only six of 33 passes and recovered three fumbles, S a y e r s , who had 142 yards rushing in the earlier game, ripped off 63 yards to set up the first Chicago touchdown and returned a kickoJf 07 yards (or another score. "He's a great runner," said Lions' Coach Joe Schmidt, "lie got that long run from scrim- Statistics Firsl downs 9 rt Hushing yardage 120 91 Passing yar'iflJJC *iO XI Hcluni yardage li7 ls Passes 7 - l R - l 6-3V1 Tunis 7-12 9-11 Fumbles lo.st 1 :t Yards penalized 72 75 Chicago 14 7 6 0 27 Detroit 0 J 60-13 mage and then returned that kickoff for the touchdown and Ihal gave gave them momentum. "All week we preached about this to our special teams," Schmidt added with a look of resignation. "The only way to stop him is to get downfield and cover him." The Lions didn't look anything like the team which had given up only six points in its la.st two games, including a 453 pasting of the San Francisco ·19«rs a week earlier. "We just played sloppy football," Schmidt said. "We didn't catch the ball. We didn't move it on the ground. We made men- * * Colts' Unitas Avenges '66 Loss To Packers From Associated Press Green Bay turned back the clock on Johnny Unitas, but Un- itas turned the tables on the Packers. ' Unitas, who fumbled away Baltimore's last hope for the 1966 National Football League title when the Packers caught him on the run, won a frantic Jourth-down footrace in .Sunday's rematch and then pitched the unbeaten Colls lo a 13-10 comeback triumph over the defending NFL champs. With less tlian two minutes to d a y l i g h t and picked np six v i t a l ) by four points when Unitas yards for a first down on the mounted a last-ditch drive thai \ carried deep inlo Green Bay Green Bay 23-yard line. On the next play, the m a g n i f i - ' territory one minute to cent quarterback fired a touch- play. He then sprinted up the "Of course 1 did," he answered. "I wasn't running for the end zone." In Sunday's other games, Los Angeles remained one game Unitas' second TD pass in the the ball and got his first down -final 2'A minutes -- after rookie with inches lo spare. Rich Volk recovered Lou Mi- was looking to throw to chads' onside kick -- avenged a ' Richardson deep in Ihe corner," 14-10 loss to the Packers at Bal-! lie said. "But I had lo duck out play and the Colls behind 10-6, timore last Dec. 10 -- a loss t h a i ' o f the pocket and run lo the Unitas, forced out of his pass- eliminated the Colts from the] left." pocket by the Packer rush, Western Conference race. Did lie know just where the tcrambled through a patch of In t h a t game, Ihe Colts trailed'first-down yardstick WHS? down strike lo Willie Mich- middle lo liic Packers' nine-1 behind the Colts in the Coastal ardson, ending the Coils' five- yard line, where he was hit hard! race by trimming San Francis- game losing streak againsl by big Willie Davis -- and lost!co 17-7; Cleveland buried Pitts- fireon Bay and keeping them the b a l l to Green Bay lineback-! burgh 3'1-M; SI. Louis oulscored alop the NFL's Central Division cr Dave Robinson. I Washington 27-21; New Orleans with a 6-0-2 m a r k . This lime, Unilas held on t o ' w h i p p e d Philadelphia 31-24 for its first NFL victory; Minnesota overtook New York 27-24 and Chicago bounced Detroit 27-13. The Packers stymied Unitas through three quarters and built a 10-0 lead on Don Chandler's 40-yard field goal and Bart Starr's 31-yard TD pass to Donny Anderson. Unilas got the Colts back in the game on a 10-yard payoff pass to Alex Hawkins with 2:19 to go in Ihe final period. Michaels flubbed Ihe extra point conversion, then sliced a short kick-off. Volk fell on the ball at the Green Bay 34 and the Colts put over the winning touchdown with 1:28 on the clock. "That's a heck of a way to lose," said Packers' Coach Vince Lombard!. "Especially when you know it's coming. We were set up for the kick, but we couldn't get it." The Rams, 5-1-2, spotted San Francisco a 7-0 firsl quarter lead, Ihen shut out the 49ers TWO-WAY STRETCH: Bob Boyd of the Baltimore Colts tugs at the sleeve of Green Bay's Donny Anderson as he brings him to a halt ntter short gain in Sunday's battle at Baltimore. Colts won 13-10 to remain only undefeated te;tm in the National Football League. (AP Wirephoto) Bears'" Parrett Third In Class A Lawton Wins 2nd Straight State Cross Country Title tal mistakes on offense and defense." Schmidt said a team's game plan goes out the window when it falls two touchdowns behind so early in the game. The Bears led 14-0 in the first nine minutes of the game. "When you fall behind like that you have to play catch up," said Schmidt. "You get away from the things you want to do and, as a result, don't get them done." Sayers, who gained 04 yards in eight carries, exploded for a 63 : yard burst to the Lions' one- yard line the second time the Bears had the ball. Jack Con- cannon scored two plays later. Ed O'Bradovich set up the second Bear touchdown when he knocked the ball loose fro.n Swcetan's hands at the Detroit five while blitzing on a pass p l a y . Linebacker Doug But/one picked the ball up at the Detroit one and fell into the and zone. Detroit got on the Scoreboard in the second quarter when Swectan engineered a nine - 1 play, 59-yard drive capped with I a nine-yard scoring strike f r o m ' Swectan to Mel Farr, who scored both of Detroit's touchdowns. On the following kickoff, Sayers romped 97 yards down the left sideline, sticking to his blockers like glue for the Bears' third score. The Bears' Mac Percival sandwiched field goals of 32 and 47 yards between Detroit second touchdown in the third quarter to wimlup the scoring. He had another attempt blocked by Detroit's Mike Lucci and Dick LoBeau and a 17-yard attempt late in the game hit the upright and bounced harmlessly to the side. Detroit's Garo Yepremian, who missed a 43-yard field goal, hud his extra point attempt after Farr's second touchdown blocked by the Bears' Dick But- kus. Detroit had another scoring opportunity in the fourth quarter when Darris McCord recovered a Chicago fumble at th» Bear 41. Swectan moved Ihs Lions to the Chicago 32 but the Bears' Curtis Gentry intercepted a pass at the 26 to kill the drive. * « « Cltl--Concaimon 1 run d'ercjvftl kkkl CLii--Buffone 1 run with fumble (Percl- YB.I kick) uet--Farr 9 l)flss from Sweelna (Yepremlan kick) cm--Buyers 97 kickoff relurn (PerciTU kick) CM--FG Ferclvl 32 Del--Farr 11 run (kick blocked! Chl-FC. Perclval 47 ance 55,606. GALE ON THE LOOSE: Chicago Bears star Gale Sayei-s (40) breaks loose around left end and sets out on 63-yard run in first quarter of Sunday's game with Detroit's Mike Lucci (53), Wayne Walk- er (55) and Alex Karros (71) vainly giving chase. The run to the Lions' 11-yard line set up one Chicago TD, and Sayers scored another one on 97- yard kickoff return. (AP Wirephoto) 'LITTLE ENGINE' BACK IN GEAR Chiefs Picking Up Steam From Associated Press |Mike Garrelt, their S.foot-9, 190-'knee ligaments and needed sur-, Hovislon, 4-3-1, missed Its The Kansas .City ^Chiefs, pound dynamo, moved it into gery, the club said. | chance to tic the Jets as its · _..,_. ,,,.. ._ Oakland had a much tougher ! v a u n t e d defense held Boston t.i , . , - -----....-- ^.: ,,,.---, -..,-- - - .. = viuiiv-n, slowed by injuries time against Denver, Two Da- (hrec Gino Cappeletti field onci set up one touchdown with and picking up steam, looking earlier, gained 101 yards and ryle Lamonica lo Bill Miller TD goals and a safely until laic ?ii y ?"i\, PHSS J"* Snow and more and more llkc the S " pcr scmcA twice against Denver passes and two George Blanda the f i n a l period, but could set up nipped tiiree yards lo Les Jo- Chiefs of 1966. a , K i Uien steamed for 192 yards, field goals provided a 21-7 Oak- only one Oiler TD That cama Still hopeful of another shot at a club record, and a TD against land lead late in the third qu.-ir- a f t e r recovering a Boslon bum- while quarterback Roman Ga- pulled by their mighty little en- high gear, briel led the counter-attack. Ga- [ ginc, appear on the track again Garrett, scpli.von for another score. . Frank Ryan, playing despite injuries for the eighth straight week, fired first quarter TD passes to Gary Collins and Leroy Kelly and guided Cleveland ter before Willie Mi- alive. tiie Super Bowl, Ihe oncc-faller- the Jels. ing American Foolball League Garrelt's TD run defending champions ran over ichell's 27-yard TD run with an "A^fumblcd punt led to Dcn- the New York Jels 42-18 Sunday interception and Lcn Dawson's ver's second score in the fourth after crushing Denver last Sim- scoring pass to Otis Taylor, all quarter and the Broncos came blc that led to a 45-yard scoring march thai closed Ihe gap lo 117. B u f f a l o , winning only Ilia t h i r d l i m e in nighl tries, ran i ti 7 fi - i " · " " ^ -- - - . - . - -- --,...-0 -- ,, -- . - . .--.,» ...... ^wiiiiy i^njj lu i_iu.-, i » i j i u i , an i t u i i i L u i cttiti an 11-yard punt J,,/J 1 ;'" u "'-P en °n bul S 6 o v c r l d a y . in the third period, put Ihe gave the Broncos another i .frr,? w'i · ° owlng . 01 , lt - I The victory enables the Chiefs, game out of reach, chance al the Raider 21 midway its biggest Point total of the sen- ,, · « , ; i · 'Merceptcd a : 5-3, lo hold their ground against The Jets also lost h a l f b a c k through the session. But all they son as W r a y P.ISS on ins one-yard line a n d . Oakland and gain some againsl Emerson Boozer, the. AFL's coul 1 s a l v a g e was a field goal, l i m c s ' . H e suffered torn their last good shot. THE WORLD OF zipped 27 yards for another after picking up teammate Jim Taylor's f u m b l e , and scored a third on a 49-yard pass from Gary CUOMO, leading New Orleans' expansion Saints out ol a seven-game skid. Fred Cox' 13-yard field goal with 10 seconds to play capped Minnesota's second half comeback against New York. The G i a n l s s q u a n d e r e d a 24-7 lead and fumbled away a chance /or a lie-breaking F Gless than two ,,,,,,,,,,, minutes before Cox booted the ! wesiitagmn winner. i N "' °' 1 "j..- Dallas' Dan Reeves '" four touchdowns -- I 1 Kansas City lay sidetracked with a 3-3 record two weeks ago after two straight losses before NFL Standings rai» t iphi» scored: si. wo on pass- « l ~'"y~. cs from Don Meredith, who re-! Pittsburgh t h e ' t u r n e d to action after a three-. YPSILANTI -- Lawlon's re-(representative, S I . Joseph's . M i c h i g a n , finished fittl markable Blue Devils ran off Greg Parrell, came home with, loam competition. with their second straight stale | a fine third place in the Behind Furst who was also Division leader? f l a t t e n e d ' t h e Class C-D cross country cham- j individual run at 10:13.2. third in Hie slate last year, Falcons. Eastern Coherence Capital Division W L T r-ci. I'ls op 6 2 0 .750 178 116 4 4 0 .500 199 211 2 4 2 .333 m 1SS 1 7 0 .125 115 205 Division 5 3 0 .025 231 1 8 9 5 3 0 .625 2 0 3 137 4 4 0 .500 232 2 2 6 0 .250 1 6 2 191 week layoff -- as Ihe Capitol Cenlra] nirlsl pionship here Saturday. Regional champion Nick Wei- burn paced coach Gene Bcdna- Jackson Parkside's Bob Car- were Lam- Johnson pcnlcr won thai race in 10:60.1 Dan Slcitibach in 27th Craig T? , and Grosse Poinle's Rich Gross Difley in GOlh and Jay Uull in IWClllS rowski's Devils wills a second was second at 10:09.5. Highland Gist. place at 10:45. . . .two seconds Park's Warren Krueger was the in a separate race for indi- HOLLAND (AP) --The Hope- behind winner Clare Krcger of winner in the team race at virtual regional q u a l i f i e r s who Albion football game and cross Mayville a n d four seconds , 10:06.8, as East Lansing was an didn't have a team in the slate country meet postponed because ahead of last year's individual easy team lillist. mecl, T h r e e Rivers' Sieve o( sllow Saturday have been champion, T e r r y Doxcy of "lie did a real fine job," said Frcese was the champion. , cancelled out altogelher. In a Gobcls. Bear coach Ron Waldyogcl of j Coloma's Todd Smilli grabbed i r l l l ing Sunday, MIAA Commis- Tcammate Tom A t w a t e r Parrell. "He's Ihe first alla seventh, while Buchanan's s ' one ' John Hoekje said the followed in fifth place at 10:53, stater St. Joe has ever had as Mjfco Gray was 32nd Berrion '^""Sue constitution specifically while Gary Welburn was 20th, far as I know." (The first 15 Springs' IJob Shearer '53rd and fol ' b ids a team from making a John Schur 20lh and Nathan runners are awarded all-state B u c h a n a n ' s Bruce Pelkcv 57lh seconc ' t r ip to another college's Bitley 41st. honors). Also well back in the fie'ld'was call , lpus , . f o r t h o same cvem Lawton finished with 87 points The Class B crown went lo Lakeshorc's Daryl Hacker Ed- Boln A1 " 1011 t e a m s were on the while gelling a real challenge Grand Rapids Norlbview with wardsburg's J lloldren ' and " 0| ' c c a m P u s in Holland Satur- from second place New Haven (he Cool twins, Ron and Robin, Paw Paw's Bob Jordan '' ''"" ' u "' " Green Biy Detroit Chicago Minnesota . T ret, rti. op .714 176 in 1 113 with 111. New Haven had boys ,finishing one, two on times of who placed fourth, sixth, 12lh 10:24 and 10:25, respectively. »nd 15th and missed the c h a m - 1 Brandywinc's T e r r y Furst The races were degree weather over the wet Washtcnaw ' C o u n t r y Club : day when [he evenls were called 30 | off. _They had been tentatively .375 101 143 2 5 1 .285 132 183 Coaslal Illvlslon nnltiniore 6 0 2 1.000 2il5 I I I Los Angeles 5 1 2 K33 222 132 Sun Francisco 5 3 0 .625 161 195 Atlanta ^ 1 6 1 ,1.|3 Sunday's Result* Dallas 37, A t l a n t a 7 Chicago 27, Detroit 13 Cleveland 34, Pittsburgh 14 Baltimore 13. Green Bay 10 Los Aneeles 17. San Francisco 7 Minnesota 27, New York 21 NCR- Orleans 31, Philadelphia 24 St. Louis 27, Washington 21 Baltimore at Atlanta CU'velnml vs. Grc^n Bay al Milwaukee Dallas al N'cw Oreans nclroll »t .Mljinosutn New York nl Chicago Philadelphia al Los Angeles Pillsbtirtfb. at St. Louis Sail Francisco Rl Washington Pro Hall Of Fame Director Is Dead WASHINGTON (AP) -- Rich-, later worked as a publicity man ard p. McCann, who supervised in New York for fight promoter construction of the pro football j Mike Jacohs, then served in the Hall of Fame and then served Navy in World War II before as director of Ihe Canlon, Ohio,' joining Ihe Redskins, institution, died Sunday after McCann was (alkin suffering a heart attack. with Carlton ran 15 for £17 yards and two touchdowns, liillie Masters also caughl Jack Kemp's two scoring passes, and Tom Janik ran an intercepted pass hack 19 yards for the fifth TD. AFL Slamlings r Division W L T 1VI. I'U. OP 3 2 I .711 220 17J * 3 3 .571 122 L I 5 3 5 0 .375 115 I C O :t 5 1 .375 1!12 21.1 1 6 0 .143 79 221 .' York HouMon 7 1 0 .875 267 111 0 .625 255 Ul 0 .111 13 2U 1 8 Simitar's llrsutli Bosttjn 18, Houston 7 B u f f a l o 35. Miami 13 Kansas City .12, New Yorlc Oakland 21. Denver i7 Sunnaj's 5amc* U u f f a t o at New Yurk Houston at Deincr K a n s a s Cill' at Boston Miami at San Diego Reid Dog Days D E N V E R -- Fewer 96 »g D.C. Stadium, home of the persons seem lo be going to the friends in his hotel room e a r l y dogs in Ihe Denver a r e a when he sud- M i l e M'Sh Kennel Club officials slumped over. He w a s ' a L cn .l . w .° rriod - A ^w high of U.(J. htailuim, Home of the ^" 1Jr -"""i«-« "vui. ,iu WHS, 520-145025 was watered in Rl Washington Redskins of Hie Na- pronounced dead on arrival a t ' n r K h t s ' , e * hmn ,(- c TM '", h ' lional Foolball League, aflcr the Doclors Hospital. former Redskins' owner and his j Survivors include his wife, onetime boss, the late George, Alva, and a son, Richard Mc- Preston Marshall. McCann worked as Redskins' general manager from 1947 until his appointment to the Hall of Fame post in 19G2. A native of Washington, he was a sports writer for several newspapers here. A son-in-law of famed sports writer Damon Runyon, McCann , Cann of West Lafayette, Ind. nights of greyhound racing this y e a r . Yet attendance dropped from (he IOC6 figure and at 454.5GG was far below the record of 579,109 set in 1959. | rescheduled for Nov. 18. pionship only because Us fifth was just behind Robin in third · course. 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