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Soturdoy, October 17, 1970 The Lincoln Star II Lir By HAL BROWN Star Sports Editor Lawrence, Kan. When Big Eight Skywriters visited here at the start of their annual fall tour, there was a sign behind the head table at the dinner session with KU coach Pepper Rodgers that read, "Kansas Will Be Back." Hardly anyone took the sign seriously, but then neither did anyone believe that Nebraska and Kansas would be meeting here on Oct. 17 for the Big Eight lead. But they are, both with 1-0 league marks and Nebraska 4-0-1 for the season while Kansas is close behind at 4-1. The Jayhawks have already proven they're at least part way back. They'd like to take another step here at 1:30 this afternoon before an anticipated 48,000 fans, 8,500 of them wearing red. . In most individual categories, Kansans out-rank Nebraskans in Big Eight statistics, but in team statistics, the more balanced Huskers are on top. However, it's these individual stars that have the Husker coaching staff concerned. "Kansas has some fine people," NU coach Bob Devaney points out. "And they've got a lot of Individual speed. They've got half a dozen people, all of whom are faster than our fastest man." Among those individual stars are John Riggins, the league's No. 2 man in rushing offense and tandem offense and No. 1 in scoring; quarterback Dan Heck, No. 2 in passing and in total offense; Ron Jessie, No. 2 in kickoff returns; and Keith Lieppman, the top punter in the conference. But in team statistics, the edge goes to Nebraska, which ranks first in rushing defense, total defense, scoring defense and total offense. Kansas, meanwhile, is last in the league in rushing defense, passing defense, total defense and seventh In scoring defense. But Devaney figures these statistics may be a bit misleading, pointing out, "Kansas has improved tremendously on defense since their first two games." This is evidenced by their holding Kansas State to only 15 points last week in winning their league opener by 21-15. The only team categories where the Jaybawks hold an edge over the Huskers are rushing offense and scoring offense. KU is averaging 230.8 yards on the ground to NU's 218.8 and the Jayhawks hold a 29.8 to 28.2 advantage in scoring. Rodgers agrees that the KU defense is improving. "Our defense has gained a lot of confidence," he observes. "Against Kansas State, the further the game went, the closer we got to the passer and the closer we got to the receivers." But he admits, "Nebraska will be a bigger test for our defense than anything we've faced." Making the Nebraska offense go is a big, good offensive line, a fine blocking fullback in Dan Schneiss, two good running I-backs in Joe Orduna and Jeff Kinney, a flashy flanker in Johnny Rodgers, a quarterback tandem of Jerry Tagge and Van Brownson and some excellent receivers such as Guy Ingles and Jerry List. But Rodgers points out his Jayhawks aren't overawed by the Huskers high rating in the national polls. "The polls haven't decided a ball game, yet," he notes. While pointing out that Nebraska has a good team, Rodgers also considers KU a good team. "I think you can consider us a pretty good team," he says. "I thought we were good all along and not as bad as some people seemed to think we might be. Our problem was our defense. It was young and had to come along. And it has." The Huskers will be trying to stretch their unbeaten string to 13 straight today, a string that started against Kansas last year in that controversial 21-17 win at Lincoln. iog Co) (o) Lead i i x x ivy U -ANOTHER HOMECOMING FOE- Wesleyan Goes After No. 6 In Row At Missouri Valley PROBABLE NWU LINEUPS Offense Pes. . Detente Boals (209) E (200 Peery D. Buller (MJ) . T (218) Griffin G. Bergt (226) . G 017) Kearns M.Butler (230) .. C (194) Gltason Carter (M2) G (194) Young Harding (240) . T (240) Harding McLaughlin (207) E (232) Caster MeKelvey (197) . B .. (150) R. Ellis Shlbata (160) ... B (160) Re. Stephenson Kemllng (166) ...B ... . (75) Nannen Grelt OS6) B . 075) Rotten ' Kkkoff: 7 p.m.. Saturday, Gregg-Mitchell Stadium, Marshall, Mo. Marshall, Mo. Nebraska Wesleyan University will take on its second of three Missouri opponents tonight, and if you believe in comparative scores it will be a long night for the undefeated Plainsmen. Not long ago Wesleyan had trouble in a 20-6 win over upstart Missouri Western. A week later t h e Vikings from Missouri Valley demolished the same club, 47-17 and used reserves sparingly. Coach Harold Chaffee and his Capital City crew are sporting a 5-0 mark today, but the trip to Marshall, Mo., has to be "THE" game to date. Missouri Valley, like Huron, S.D., last week, has designated this as Homecoming weekend. The game kickoff has been moved up to 7 p.m. to possibly allow the "victory" dance to begin on time. Wesleyan would like nothing better than to put a damper on the party. In fact, one more NWU win and the record book will be due for a check to seek answers to the school's longest modern day winning streak. Wesleyan won last year's battle, 26-19, on a late touchdown by Tom Stootsberry which caused considerable Broncos Activate Barnes For Tilt , Denver (M Jerry Inman, Denver Broncos defensive tackle, was put on the injured list Friday. Former University of Nebraska all-America Walt Barnes was activated for Sunday's National Football League game here with Atlanta. -'BOLTS SUFFER LOSS- Pius X Clobbered By Sioux City Team Sioux City Sioux City Heelan scored the first two times it had the ball and never let up to defeat Lincoln Pius X, 40-6, here Friday night. Pius, the top rated Class B team, managed to score the second touchdown of the year off of Heelan, ranked third in Iowa. Mike Aldrich connected on a 50 yard scoring pass to Tom Tempe with Pius already behind 22-0. The lone score capped a 70 yard march on three plays against the Heelan reserves. Mike Fox started the drive with OSU Gridders All In Uniform Stillwater, OklaV 'ffl -Everyone was back in uniform Friday as 1 Oklahoma State's football team practiced, for an hour : and a half in sweatclothes. . The freshman squad drilled lightly, relaxing somewhat from their ; 56-0 j opening victory Thursday over Arkansas. " Tailback Wayne Hallmark, nursing an ankle injury, and defensive euard Tim Potts worked out with the varsity, Coach Floyd Gass said they both were below physical par. V The . depth chart showed sophomore Bard Peevy taking injured Steve Gammon's left guard spot. Bob Bridges was back at No; 1 left tackle and co- captain" Joe Coyle and soph John Carter were ustea as oeiensive front four starters. - The Cowboys are scheduled Saturday for a -light one-hour drill in the morning before ad journing for the weekend. . . ' . Mzzoif Hosts ' , Missouri, beaten only by Col orado 31-24 last season, will play host to Notre Dame on Oct 17. f State Colleges . , V i distress for losing coach Ken Gibler. Gibler was disappointed in several calls by the officials in the 1969 game and vowed that this year would be different. He has already kept his word. In this week's film exchange Wesleyan must feel "clipped." The MV "movie" is of its team's only loss to the University of Missouri at Rolla. However, all three Rolla scoring drives have been cut out of the film. Therefore it has been difficult to find fault with the Viking defense. Instead Chaffee and his assistants have merely prepared this week to meet a fine football team with a 4-1 record. Wesleyan holds a 4-1 edge in the series rivalry which began in 1965. Physically the Plainsmen will Doug Deeter's 10-yard touchdown run in , the fourth period brought Lincoln Southeast from behind for an exciting 12-9 victory over Lincoln High Friday night at Seacrest Field. The triumph snapped a five-eame Links winning string in the series between the two, and it was the first time the Knights had ever won by more than two points. Southeast maintained possession of the ball for over five minutes in the late stages of the final period to sew up its fifth victory of the season without a loss. The Knights, without a first down in the opening quarter, put six points on the scoreboard in the second stanza when 5-7, 140-pound junior Mark Michel ran 57 yards to the Links' four-yard line. a three yard run, and a 17 yard pass from Aldrich to Dan McCabe set up the touchdown. Heelan rambled for 433 yards on the ground with Dan Mollet nicking up 145 on 16 carries, in cluding 127 in the first half. Mollet and Dan Sanem each scored twice for the winners. Sanem rushed for 99 yards on 11 carries. Heelan's record stands at 6-0, and Pius X is 3-1. ' Dint K 9 0 O HWMM 14 14 40 Heelan - Sanem. ll-run (Beck run). Heelan Mollet, 17-run (run felled). Meelan - Senem, U-run (Stebe- run). Plui X - RTioe. 5Cpass "em Aldr'sh (pets fellea). , Heelan LaFieur, 19 pais from Me)t- tlnger Iruft.-j.! itil Heeian icoorifluw, B-run irun isiieuf. Statistics Pius X Heelan First down Buihlna vardaae ....44 433 Pasting yardage .' Ti 33 Pastes .. .3-10-0 3-8-0 Return yardage . 'o " Fumbles lost '.-!..! Punt ... a-4H.S Yards penalized 440 4-50 Late S Orioles AAay Baltimore The front office of the Baltimore Orioles doesn't want to hear any talk about dynasties. . r But the players, regulars and substitutes alike, are ap-preciatives of World Series pay checks and are convinced there are more in Baltimore's im mediate future.. . ; The Orioles have been in three World Series during the past five years, winning their second Thursday by beating the Cincinnati Reds, ' four games to one. f ". ., ,! ! " At the height of the clubhouse celebration, J outfielder -Don Buford embraced Manager Earl Weaver and said above the din: ' We can do it again next year. be at full speed. Split end John McLaughlin who was injured early in the Huron battle and did not see further action has practiced as usual this week. Senior Mike Kemling from Aurora is the rushing leader for Wesleyan through five games with 258 yards. Defensive platoon member Rick Roffers of Rushville is among the nation's elite with seven pass interceptions in the five games. He picked off three at Huron. Rick Boals continues to lead the point parade with 37. He also has the pass catching lead with 12 for 160 yards. McLaughlin has 178 yards on nine grabs. Following the Missouri Valley battle the Plainsmen host William Jewell and Doane on consecutive Saturdays before traveling to Hastings and Concordia. -DEETER'S core Lifts Southeast Past Lincoln High, 12-9 Two plays later with 6:26 left, quarterback Don Osvog sneaked in from the two. His placement try, however, hit the crossbar after Southeast was penalized five yards for illegal motion. Lincoln High was awarded two points on a safety with only 51 seconds remaining in the first half on a razzle-dazzle play that had everyone in the stadium fooled. Quarterback Pat Weixelman, passing from his own 35, hit end Ken Adkins at the six-yard line. Adkins was hit immediately by Britain's Jacklin Has Early Lead In French Meet Paris tf) Tony Jacklin of Britain fired a 5-under-par 67 Friday in his first competitive outing in France lor a one stroke lead over Arnold Palmer in tne 54-noie Tournament ot Champions that has assembled eight of golf s top shotmakers. Jacklin posted four birdies and one eagle sinking a 40-foot chip shot on the 12th hole and a lone bogey at 13. Palmer managed a 68 over the 6,947 yard, par 72 Saint Norn La Breteche course, where tne Canada Cup matches were played in 1963. He missed chance to share the lead when his three-foot putt lipped the cup on No. 18. " SE Tennis String Snapped By Easf East Hieh handed Southeast its first defeat in 49 dual tennis meets, 3-2, Friday afternoon. East 3, SE 2 SINGLES Churchill, SE def. McLeese, 4-3, 7-5; Ward, East def. Duncan, 4-4, 3-4, 7-3; Sheahan, E def. Beck, 6-4, 4-3. DOUBLES Churchill & Beck, SE def. McLeese & Ward, 10-5, 10-5; Pohlman & Crancer, Best def. Berger It Sutton. 10-3, 10-i. i . v At Home ' Michigan State will play six of its 10 football games at home in East Lansing this season. Just don't get rid of me." Buford has been a mainstay of the Orioles ever since being In stalled into the starting lineup when Weaver became manager In July, 1968. He batted .272 during 1970, with 17 homers and 66 runs batted in as the leadoff man. , . . , :. Why then his concern about being traded? Simply because the Orioles have so much young talent in their farm system. Prior to a' late-season game, when some of the recently recalled Baltimore youngsters were taking batting practice, a voice called out from the Washington Senators bench to reserve infielder Chico Salmon of the Orioles. . ... The Lineups Offense KANSAS (4-1) No. Name ' 81 Brown Ht. 64 6-2 6-2 6-3 6-4 6-2 wt. 225 237 220 220 250 263 CL Sr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Gaughan Cooper McCoy Childs Lawson Turner Heck Conley Jessie Riggins LT LG C RG RT SE QB HB HB FB 5- 11 165 6- 1 183 6-3 6-1 6-2 205 183 230 Defense No. Name Ht. Wt. CL Pos. CL Wt. Ht. Name No. 61 Sullivan 6-1 222 Jr. LE So. 198 6-2 Hyland 58 67 Perkins 6-1 223 So. LT Jr. 247 64 Jacobson 75 MG Sr. 201 5-9 Periard 56 70 Holden 6-2 243 Sr. RT Sr. 238 6-2 Walline 76 75 Palmer 6-4 245 So. RE So. 205 6-3 Harper 81 85 Davenport 6-1 213 Sr. LB Sr. 212 6-3 Murtaugh 42 36 Oakson 5-8 181 So. LB Jr. 208 6-2 Terrio 45 51 Roach 6-2 211 Jr. LB 21 Hertel 6-1 180 Jr. MB Sr. 199 5-10 Morock 43 41 Hawkins 5-11 180 Jr. HB So. 175 5-10 Blahak 27 40 Amison 5-10 185 Sr. HB Jr. 180 6-0 Anderson 18 17 Evans 6-0 182 So. S Jr. 175 6-0 Kosch 24 Kickoff 1:30 p.m., Kansas, Memorial Stadium. Broadcasts-WOW (590), KFAB (1110), KFOR (1240), KLIN (1400). RUN SNAPS LINKS' SERIES WIN Deeter and the ball squirted loose into the end zone. Southeast's Jim Kreiger pick ed up the pigskin and started to run out with it. He tripped at the goal line, coughed up the ball and it rolled to the nine before trickling out of bounds. The officials ruled that Kreiger intentionally tried to throw the ball out of bounds and awarded the Links a safety. Southeast then received a free kick from the 20. Lincoln High took a 9-6 lead in the third period with 7:51 left after taking over at the ptmt M M;- (Y; A: ... 0 4& 9m SNEAKY TD . . . Southeast quarterback Don Osvog, 12, sneaks through a wall of Lincoln High defenders for a first-half touchdown. -MORE PAY CHECKS IN THE FUTURE See "Hey, Chico, you're going to be playing in Japan next; year. It was Salmon, a valuable member of Baltimore's bench, who said during the season to Weaver: "play me or bench me." He doesn t want to do, either. Weaver, in his first two full seasons as manager, has piloted two pennant winners who have won 109 and 106 games with the two-year total an American League record. ? "I'm not predicting we'll win again next year," Weaver said. "But I feel that we can." , . "We can always use more pitching," he said.' "Nobody ever had enough. ; But, NEBRASKA (4-0-1) Pot. CL TE So. Wt. 210 248 216 230 255 248 160 181 202 171 222 Ht. 6-0 6-4 6-2 6-3 6-1 M 5- 9 6- 2 6-2 5- 10 6- 2 Name No. List 85 Sr. Jr. So. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Jr. So. Sr. Newton Rupert Dumler McGhee Winter Ingles Brownson Kinney Rodgers Schneiss Southeast 40. With Buster' Barber and Steve Moore moving the ball 14 yards in four plays, 5-10, 170-pound halfback Mark Weaver streaked 26 yards to score. Greg Poole kicked the extra point. . Southeast seemed to be bogged down at the Lincoln High 48 early in the final quarter until a 15-yard personal foul penalty on the Links gave the Knights a first down at the 33. Deeter caught a 12-yard pass and the ball was at the 21. Osvog later sneaked two vards on fourth down to keep the drive (Formation otherwise, we have no holes. It's going to take a lot of talk and a lot of consultations to show me how we can improve." Dave McNally and Mike Cuellar won 24 games apiece during 1970 and Jim Palmer added 20 victories. It was the third straight year McNally had passed the 20-game total and the second for Cuellar. ? - Palmer reached the milestone for the first time, and Weaver claims the 25-year-old righthander has the equipment to be the next 30-game winner in the major leagues. .... , ; The infield of World Series hero Brooks Robinson at t h I r d Mark Belanger at short, Dave Johnsn at second and Booe NU YEARLINGS MEET McCOOK JO Husker Freshmen Will Face Tough Test From B. Kosch By STEVE GILLISPIE Star Sports Writer There will be a B. Kosch trying to run over the Nebraska freshman defense tonight in McCook. He is the starting I-back for the Indians. Known as "Baby Bull" to his teammates, he will put the yearling Huskers to a test. He played high school football at Columbus Scotus and is listed at 5-8 and 180 pounds. This tends to be confusing since tjiere is a B. Kosch on the Nebraska varsity defense. This B. Kosch also is from Columbus Scotus. Naturally they are brothers. Bob is at McCook and Bill In Lincoln. Coach Pat Keitges of the Indians had a lot to do with getting STRING going at the iu trom wnere Deeter scored. Osvog's kick was wide left. The Links, on the strength of a 38-yard pass option play from Ralph Henderson to Adkins, then moved the ball to the Southeast 18, but an incomplete pass into the end zone on fourth down failed. With 5: 11 left in the game, the Knights drove all the way to the Lincoln High six before' losing the ball on downs with 14 seconds remaining. Southeast 0 6 0 41 J Lincoln High 0 2 7 Ol SE-Osvog 2 run (kick failed). STAFF PHOTO BY WEB RAY t Dynasty Powell at first includes three Golden Glove fielding award winners. The only exception is Powell, who is more than ade quate and agile afield despite his size, and drove in 114 runs with 35 homers at bat Frank Robinson, 35 but still an All-Star, is in right field, with Paul Blair, another Golden Glove winner, in center. Buford shared left Geld part of the time with Merv Rettenmund, who also filled in when Blair was injured. Rettenmund wound up as Baltimore's top batter with a .322 average. He had 18 homers and 58 RBI in 338 times at bat. "If Merv keeps producing like 'hat next sein," Weaver said, Bob to come to McCook. Keitges coached at Scotus before going to the junior college. "Bob felt he didn't have the ability his brother has," Keitges said. "I was able to convince Bob to come to McCook," Keitges said. "Bob hopes to be invited to come to Nebraska after his two years at McCook. "He may not have as much ability as Bill, but he has every other trait of a good football player. "You name it desire, toughness, dedication and Bob has it," Keitges continued. "He'll play a lot of ball for us and I believe he will go to Nebraska after his two years at McCook." There are other obstacles for the Husker freshmen. LHS-Krtiger tackled In end zone safety. LHS Weavr 2 run (Poole kick). SE-Deeter 10 run (kick failed). Statistics SB First downs '3 Rushing yardage 244 Passing yardage 44 Return yardage SO for LHS us 123 105 Passes 3-11 Punts 7-40.1 7-33.4 Fumbles lost 1 Yards penalized 42.5 M ANDERSON HITS THREE Rockets Zoom Past Hastings Gridders Hastings Senior fullback Ron Anderson sc6red three touchdowns for Lincoln Northeast as the Rockets ripped past Hastings 28-6 in a Trans-Nebraska contest here Friday night. Anderson moved coach Robert Els Rockets to a 2-3 record on touchdown runs of 13, and one yard through the right side. Hastings' record is now 0-5-1. The Rockets turned a pass Interception by senior defensive halfback Carey Danek with 9:20 left in the first quarter into a touchdown on a 39-yard drive in six plays culminated b y Anderson's 5-yard slant off right tacklo. Sam Martin added the first of four extra points on a kick. Anderson scored the second touchdown on a fourth-and-in-ches situation with a plunge with 4:08 left in the first half. On that 10-play drive, Anderson gained 53 yards in a 65-yard drive. The Rockets moved ahead 21-0 on an option play by Junior quarterback Gaylen Kennel from eight yards out with 6:24 remaining in the third quarter. Martin added his third PAT. The Rockets went up 28-0 when fliey turned a fumble recovery by Jerry Barnett at the Tiger. 10-yard line into a touchdown with 1:26 left in the third quarter and Anderson scooted 13 yards for the score. Martin added his last extra "He's going to have to have 500 times at bat. Weaver notes that the two Robinsons, Buford and reliever Dick Hall "have put on some years, but age shouldn't be a factor on our club next season." Sitting on the bench in 1970 was Infielder Bobby Grich, who was batting .383 in the Interna tional League when he was recalled. Invited to spring training next year will be outfielder Don Baylor, who hit .327 at Jochester and led the international league in runs, doubles, triples and total bases; and first baseman- outfielder Roger Freed, who hit .334 while topping the league with 130 RBI and 163 hits. Last year's 21-13 defeat by McCook is one coach Jim Ross knows best. "Boy we'd like to win that one back," Ross said. "This game presents no prob lems in getting the fellas men tally prepared," Ross continued. "We know how tough they are, especially at' home. We are ready and hope to have our mistakes straightened out. "The starting lineups will be the same with Humm at quarterback. "We worked on putting the finish on our offense this week. The defense has looked real good all along and is our strong point. We feel we are as ready as we can be." Ross also indicated he'll use two different teams as he did against Missouri.' The game will start at 7:30 p.m. and is Band Day for McCook. Keitges said the game has so much tradition Band Day won't have much effect. ...... "Just the name Nebraska has an electrifying effect to people in McCook," Keitges said. "We're so anxious we'd like to play the game today. "We know it will be an exciting game." So the Nebraska yearlings will face another team determined to beat them. More determined than most team's foes because winning is a tradition at Nebraska. point. The Tigers of coach Rick Kearns scored with 2:09 left in the contest when quarterback Scott Stickels flipped a 6-yard pass to end Bob Lippstreau for the only Hastings score. The touchdown was the first Tiger score in three weeks. Northeest 7 714 0- Hastings 0 0 0 44 Northtllt Anderaan. 5 run (Martin. kick). Northeast Anderson, 1 run (Martin, kick). Northeast - Kennel, I run (Martin, kick). Northeast Anderson, 13 run (Martin, kick). Hastings Llppstrau, 4 pass from Shekels, (pass failed). Statistics . ' Ni Hasting r-irsr Downs 15 Rushing yardage 337 Passing yardage jj a 45 109 7 t-22-7 4-29 . 1 I ntiurn yeroege 35 Passes 1.1 5.1 Punts j.m Fumbles lost a Yards penalized '20 NE Tennis. Team Nips Lincoln High Lincoln Northeast handed Lincoln High its seventh tennis loss of the season against only one victory Thursday with a 3- 2 triumph. Results: NE 3, LHS 2 SINGLES Jerry Renaud, LNE, def. Gary Baker, 4- 3, e-1; Blair Hall. LNE, def. Gale Ni Llckei, 4-4, 4-3, 7-4. DOUBLES 5.4VJ wer.Niebuhr, LHS. def. Hall-Phil Hughes, 4-4, 3-4, 4-7; Renaud-Mike McKmght, LNE, def. Bob Thurber-Baker, 4-3, 4-4. Sports Menu Saturday FOOTBALL - Big Eight: Nebraska at Kansas, 1:30 p.m., Kansas State at Iowa State; Oklahoma at Colorado; Notre Dame at Missouri; Nebraska Freshmen at McCook JC, 7:30 p.m.; State Colleges: Nebraska Wesleyan at Missouri Valley; Southern Colorado at UNO; Peru at Kearney; Midland at Concordia; Lea, Minn., College at Wayne; Dana at Hast. Infls; Chadren at South Dakota Tech; Hiram Scott at New Mexico Highlands; Doane et Missouri Western. CROSS COUNTRY - Nebraska. Air Force et Iowa State. HORSI RACINO Atokad, South Sioux City, 2 p.m. j. Sunday . Nothing scheduled. Monday' FeetbaH Nebraska Extra Point Club Quarterback Luncheon, Hotel Llncolo. noon. . Now With Nats Ed Doherty, former executive assistant with the Washington Senators, now scouts , for the Nats. rl

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