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SUNDAY NEWS AMP TRIBUN^ JETFERSOM CITY. M1SSQUM Underdog Missouri Tigers Shock Kansas 10-7 Br TOM MUSE LAWRENCE, Kan. (Special)--"I'm scared to death of their defense. A field goal could win it--and I don't think we'll score but once." These prophetic words uttered Wednesday by Kansas Football Coach Jack Mitchell, came back to haunt him Saturday afternoon as his heavily favored Jayhawks suffered a shocking 10-7 upset at the hands of a fired-up band of never-say-die Missouri Tigers before a capacity crowd in KU's Memorial Stadium. Determined Mizzou, rated a two-touchdown underdog, gave the Kansans a cheap touchdown early in the first quarter, then proceeded to completely bottle up the vaunted Kansas offense the rest of the afternoon. The victory gave Missouri a tie with Kansas in the final Big Eight Conference standings, each with 5-2 recordsl Missouri finished the year with seven wins, two losses and a tie. In winning, Missouri boosted its chances for a third straight bowl appearance and handed the conference title and an Orange Bowl bid to the Colorado Buffaloes. Tobin Sole Scorer Bill Tobin, 195-pound, junior from Maryville, Mo., accounted for all of Missouri's 10 points, kicking a 27-yard field goal and driving over for a touchdown. Missouri, in winning, avengeod its 23-7 loss to Kansas that came in last year's finale when the Tigers were ranked the nation's No. 1 football team. So complete was Kansas' frustration after the half that All+ * * * * * America candidates Curtis McClinton and John Hadl were held to minus yardage. Defense Hold* Time and again, Missouri's rock-ribbed defense, led by Paul Henley, Bucky Wegener, Paul Garvis and ex-Jayhawk Gene Oliver broke through.to throw Hadl and his backfield mates for sizeable losses. Especially harrassing was Oliver who threw Hadl for key 9 and 7-yard losses when the Kansas quarterback was attempting to pull the game out of the fire with passes in the final period. MU heroes were a dime a dozen in the magnificent team effort but certainly Quarterback Ron Taylor should step front and center when the plaudits are passed out. Entering the game early in the second period, the gritty little field general, still obviously bothered by a sprained ankle, revved up Missouri's sputtering attack and directed the Tigers in near flawless fashion the rest of the way. Underbill Stars Unheralded fullback Paul Underbill was another standout. A third-stringer before the game, the 202-pound sophomore wound up as his team's top ground gainer with 78 yards in 17 carries. Never able to move the ball with any degree of consistency against either of Missouri's two tremendous lines, the Kansans capitalized on a mishandled Tiger pitchout for their touchdown. Following an exchange of punts at the outset of the first quarter, Missouri had the ball first and 10 on their own 22 when halfback Vince Turner let go of a Jim Johnson pitchout: Larry Lause fell on the stray pigskin at the 15 and the Hawks were able * * if * * * to et on the Scoreboard six plays later with Fullback Ken Cokman barfing over from the 1. With 6:5» left in the period, Wally Barnes converted to make it 7-0. Tlcei* Storm Back The aroused Bengals came storminj back, marching 49 yards before fumbling the ball away again on the Kansas 33. Gaining possession on their own 44 when a KU fourth down gamble failed, the Missourians drove down to the Kansas » before their offense was blunted. At this point, Bill Tobin booted a 27-yard field goal--and his cohorts were well on the way to one of the most astonishing upsets of the long and colorful history of the bitterly fought series. Mizzou started its march to the winning touchdown after a Hadl punt with 5:07 left in the third quarter. With Taylor mixing his plays beautifully, the Tigers covered the 80 yards to paydirt in 13 plays. Taylor Connects Taylor connected on three passes, good for 46 yards, to keep the drive moving. From the 3, the clever signal-caller faked to fullback Andy. Russell up the middle, then pitched out to Tobin for the score. His conversion made it 10-7 Missouri with 14:02 left on the clock. -Still not through, the Tigers theratened again after taking the ball following an exchange of punts. A 31-yard punt runback ignited the surge. It ended when Taylor fumbled the ball away on the Kansas 8 with 5:31 remaining. t The Hawks weren't able to advance the pigskin end Tony Liekar quick-kicked the ball 67 yards to Missouri's 23. Two plays later, Larry Allee grabbed rtijl another Tfcee fumble on the 24- but the Misaourius held'and Taylor killed the dock with two wwaks into the line. Kansas lost a scoring opportunity in the second quarter when a bad Hadl pitchout was recovered on the Missouri 20 by Sophomore end John Sevcik. II First Downs Missouri knocked out 16 first downs to Kansas' 9 and outlined the Jayhawks, 175 yards to 1». Taylor completed 3 of 3 passe* for 46 yards as the lifers led in passing 58 yards to 28. Ken Coleman, Kansas' strong sophomore fullback, picked up '81 yards on 11 carries. One was a 49-yard trip to the Missouri 15 in the JayhaWk second quarter threat that ended -with a lost fumble. . Good defensive play of sophomore end George Seals and Sevcik also played an important factor in the game. Conrad Hitchler, the Tiger's regular right end, didn't play because of a broken leg and regular left end Don Wainwright made only a token appearance. Another hero in the Tiger victory was Jim Johnson, a southpaw quarter back who started in place of Taylor and played a terrific offensive game. · Missouri Q 3 0 7--10 Kansas. 7 o 0 0 -- 7 KU--Coleman 1 run (Barnes kick) MU--FG Tobin 27 MU--Tobin ) run (Tobin kick) Attendance: 40,500. Cheer Coach, Teammates Great Upset of Traditional Foe Leaves Tigers Rioting With Joy LAWRENCE, Kan. :(AP)-"We just played like hell; the kids played .their guts out," chuckled Missouri football Coach Dan Devine following his Tiger's upset 10-7 victory over the Kansas Jay- hawks'Saturday. '·' ; In a near fantastic back-slapping session - in their dressing room, the Tigers cheered their 'coach, their teammates and even newsmen who crowded in the quarters to pop questions. One of the Tigers'--"unavail- ables" ; who came to play, small- sized quarterback Ron Taylor, Summed; up the victory this way: 'Charm': "Our coaches picked out things that ·., were going good and we .stuck to them. Our "Underbill Special* worked like .a charm." Paul Underbill, a third string fullback, racked up 78 yards on 17 rushes,. "Our guys up front told me we could power them out of there and that's what they did," Taylor added. "We knew we could throw the hook and outpass against them and we got off a couple of dandies." Desire Key Ed Blaine, Missouri standout tackle, echoed the sentiment of the team with: "We pust wanted this -one real bad and we got it." Devine said he though the key "When Kansas scored we didn't lose heart," Devine said. "We played very well with the exception of a couple of mistakes (fumbles) and it was a very good football game." Devine said the outstanding play of John Sevcik and George Seales, sophomore ends converted from tackles, and Gene Oliver, a center who was shifted to end only last Monday after injuries felled his starters, contributed greatly to the upset. Kansas Quiet Things were exceptionally quiet over in the Kansas dressing room. Coach Jack Mitchell commented: "We just did a poor job offensively. We couldn't throw. That Missouri team played it hard all the way." --Said-Kansas-backfield_aces_J_ohn Hadl and Curtis McClinton: "It is obvious that Missouri simply whipped us." A '30-yard runback ty Vince Turner of a Hadl punt in the fourth period also was a big factor in the outcome, Mitchell said. The Tigers didn't score again but the long run and hard running by Underbill and Tobin pushed the Jayhawks back to their 8, where a fumble killed the drive. Spikes Rumor Devine took time out to spike a rumor that he may become head coach at Notre Dame. "I haven't been offered a job at Notre Dame and I wouldn't leave Missouri anyway," he said. "I have a real hard job in Missouri but I like it. My answer to anyone offering me a job now ·would have to be no. "I know Dr. Ellis (Elmer Ellis, M.U. president) would not break his word to me and I wouldn't break my word to him." There have been reports that Joe Kuharich will leave the Notre Dame helm, returning to pro football, either with the Chicago Bears or Los Angeles Rams. Shining Hour Gotham Nods to Kansas, Arkansas to Sugar Bowl Porkers Stage Oklahoma Puts l Nips Nebraska 21-14 LINCOlJSr, Neb. (AP) - Okla homa's late - blooming Sooners stormed- from behind in the sec ond half Saturday to conquer Nebraska 21-14 in a battle of Big 'Eight conference also-rans.' Trailing ,14-0 at intermission, the resurgent Oklahbmans scored their first touchdown in the first 89 seconds of the second half. They added, another 10 minutes later and ground out 98 yards in 24 plays in the final drive to victory. "It ran the Oklahoma win string to four-games and gives the Soon- ers. a chance for a break-even season^ in next week's finale against Oklahoma State. \ 3 Wins 'For Nebraska, closing out what could be its" last-of five seasons under coach Bill Jennings, the loss set the year's record at 3 wins, 6,. losses and' one tie, a shade worse than the 4-6 marks posted the last two years. Jennings' contract expires in January. Whether he will remain has not been told. Nebraska -unleashed a surprising aerial offense to score touchdowns in each of the first and second quarters on drives of 65 yards each. Throws by Dennis -Claridge accounted for 39 yards in the first drive, made good on a two-yard plunge by Willie-Ross. :;A- similar second quarter drive saw 64 yards covered on passes with\ Claridge's 25-yard throw to end Don Purcell providing the touchdown. Fired Up So fired up were the Sooners after the halftime rest they took: only three plays to cover 70 yards, with Bob Page's 30-yard toss to; end Ronny Payne scoring the touchdown. A short punt put Oklahoma in position for a 33-yard march after! an ensuing exchange of punts and Jimmy Carpenter skirted right end from nine yards out to score. George Jarman's second conversion kick put the teams all-even at 14-14. Starting from their two after a booming punt by Claridge, Oklahoma ground out short but steady gains and Carpenter scored on a one-yard run with five minutes of game time remaining. STILLWATER,. Okla. (AP) -- Dklahoma State, held -without a first down in the first quarter, roused itself . with a vengeance ind pummeled Kansas State 45-0 lere Saturday before a sparse gathering of 7,500. ' It was Kansas State's 14th consecutive Big Eight loss. The Wfld- cats, who finished this season with a 2-8 overall mark, haven't won in the conference since the closing game of the 1959 season. Oklahoma State Mauls Wildcats 45-0, 14th Straight K-State League Defeat scoring column for the cowboy Saturday, including 259 - poun tackle Jim Sellers, who gathera in a stray Kansas State pass ah chugged 26 yards unmolested fo the game's final touchdown. Brave Line The Cowboys, were pushe around by the courageous Kansa State line in the first quarter an could manage only 12 plays" from scrimmage, three of them punts But it was a different story afte Almost everyone got into the that. The Cowboys moved almos Sf. Francis Borgia Event Union Trims Montgomery For Tourney Championship WASHINGTON (Special)--Union utlasted Montgomery R-II, 55-53, aturday night to claim the Blue Division championship of the St. Francis Borgia basketball tournament. Owensville bested Festus, 64-61, or third place and Corpus Christi shipped host St. Francis Borgia, 2-51, for consolation honors, also the Blue bracket. Union built up a 28-19 first half ead, then held on to win despite a lird quarter Montgomery rally lat narrowed the gap to a single point heading into the last session lay. Brown of Union with 24 points nd Becker of Montgomery with 18 d the scoring. Owensville got off to a fast start, gged in the second period then ame on strong in the last two uarters to finish in front of Festus. dachel had 24 points for the Dutchmen and Bolle totaled 19 for Fest. Corpus Christi trailed by seven oints at halftime but "finished trong to win going away from St. Nebraska led 10-5 in first downs at the half but failed to gain another. Oklahoma 0 0 14 7--21 Nebraska 7 7 0 0--14 Nebr--Ross 2 run (Meade kick) Nebr-Purcell 25 pass from Claridge Meade kick) Okla--Payne 30 pass from Page (Jarrnan kick) Okla--Carpenter 9 run (Jarman kick) Okla--Carpenter 1 run rJarman kick) Attendance 25.000 (estimated). Statistics Oklahoma Nebraska First downs 19 10 Rushing yardage 242 96 Passing yardage 61 116 P.'isses 4.9 7 . 17 Passes intercepted by 0 0 Bahama Wins Nod Over Argentine NEW YORK (AP) - Yama Bahama, the clever counter-puncher from Bimini, got off to a fast start Saturday night and gained a split decision over favored Farid Salim of Argentina in a television 10- rounder at Madison Square Garden. The 28-year-old Bahama, circling and bobbing, piled up points with effective left jabs and left hooks and then withstood the Argentine middleweight champion's blistering rally in the last three rounds. The victory was Bahama's third! _ straight. The defeat snapped Sa-jClopton 9151011-45 lim s winning streak at seven. The;New Haven 15 4 9 4--32 " "'" "" " " ' " ' Clopton: Weeks 4, Rudd 17, Francis Borgia. Neimann had 21 points for the winners and Schroepfer 23 for the losers. Friday night Clopton took the Gold Division title, 45-32 over New Haven. Mexico whipped Washington, 72-54, for third place; Chaminade topped Hermann, 72-62; and Duchesne edged Laboure, 62-60 for seventh place Union 13 15 13 14--55 Montgomery 13 6 21 13--53 Union: Skaggs 2, Hoeft, 15, Klenke 2, Peirick 8, Loyd 4, Brown 24. Montgomery: Apleton 13, Beeker 18, Conrad 9, May 6, Weldon 5, Weant 2. Owensville 23 10 17 14--64 Festus 18 17 15 U--61 Owensville: Haddox 2, Jon Wacker 4, Jerry Wacker 15, Michel 24, Van Booven 3, Lansford 16 Festus: Kinder 6, Casey 12, Bolle 19, Walker 8, Zimmercan 12, Bellinger 2, Lucas 2. Corus Christi 12 13 17 20--62 St. Francis Borgia 16 16 12 7--51 Corpus Christi: Cira 6, Frisella 5, Isaak 2, Neimann 21, Renz 6, Sander 5, Veral 17. St. Francis Borgia: Schroepfer 23, Marquart 12. Kampschroeder 8, Ross 3, Garrett 5. ' Friday Games Mexico 22 15 25 10--72 Washington 11 14 13 16--54 Mexico: Fountain 3, Lue 4. Staples 1, Francis 2, Curtiss 7, Boicourt 24, Avery 25, Richard 6. Washington: Cowan 7. McMonigle 10, Lohmeyer 15, Wood 4, Coons 10, Lewis 2, Triplet! 6. Chaminade 15 24 19 14--72 Hermann 11 18 14 19--62 Myers 16. Bartcls 25, Placht 10, Becker 4, Foley 12, Polowniac 2, Tomasson 3. Hermann: Krueger 8. Shaw 7, Ewald 31, Howard 8, Mueller 6, Bezold 2. at will with the line ripping gaping holes in the Wildcat forward wall. Time and again Cowboy backs exploded into the Kansas State secondary rolling up altogether 366 net yards rushing. Oklahoma State quarterbacks Jim Elliott and Mike Miller hit six of eight passes for 81 yards, the most impressive gain coming in the fourth quarter when Miller hit halfback Don Brewington on the run for a 36-yard gain. Five scored Five Score Oklahoma State players touchdowns with fullback 3ill McFarland scoring twice. Besides Sellers' touchdown, half- jacks Don Derrick, Ray Wesley and quarterback Mike Miller scored. Place kicker Ted Davis made good after each touchdown and booted a 36-yard field goal in he first half. Kansas State threatened in the first quarter and again in the final jeriod. Both drives were halted y good pass defense. Unsas State 0 0 0 0 -- 0 Okla State 17 721--45 OSU--Derrick 7 run (Davis kick) OSU--McFarland · run (Davis kick). OSU -- Davis 39 fb. OSU -- McFarland 1 run (Davis sick). OSU--Wesley 5 run (Davis kick) OSU--Miller 9 run (Davis kick) OSU--Sellers 26 pass intercep- ion (Davis kick) Statistics Kansas Okla. State State first doowns 10 lushing yardage 146 'assing yardage 44 'asses 4-15 asses intercepted by 1 3 unts Yards penalized 22 366 81 6-8 3 5-25 4-39.5 42 108 DAN DEVINE Missouri's coach hailed his team for its spunky upending of favored Kansas Saturday. But whether Devine will lead the lifers into a post-season bowl game remained in question after the 10-7 victory over the Jayhawk at Lawrence. * * * Mizzou, Kansas Bowl Futures Still in Doubt LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - The Bowl situation for the Big Eight' Missouri and Kansas was still muddled today as the Colorado Buffaloes won the league' cham pionship and a trip to meet Louisi ana State in the Orange Bowl. Kansas, with an impressive six game winning streak before Mis souri lowered the axe 10-7 Satur day, had hoped for the invitation to Miami despite a 20-19 loss to the Buffaloes. Missouri, which blasted the Jay hawks' dream, had had a faint hope of getting the bid, too, for the third straight year. Kansas has been invited to play in the Gotham Bowl in New York City Dec. 9, along with Penn State, but Coach -Jack Mitchel; said after his team's defeat "1 doubt if we will go to any bowl." He said the Jayhawks, tenth ranked nationally, have a couple of other chances to play in bowls. Kansas has had feelers from the Bluebonnet at Houston and the Liberty Bowl in Philadelphia, both on Dec. 16. No decision will be announced before Monday, Kansas officials said. : Missouri, which finished the league season tied with Kansas at 5-2, also has had contacts with the Gotham, Liberty and Bluebonnet bowls, Athletic Director Don Faurot said. "We would welcome the opportunity to play a major team in any of the three," he added. The executive director of the Gotham Bowl, Robert Curran, attended Saturday's game and said that the invitation to Kansas would stand. Argentine was an 11-5 favorite. Referee Mark Conn (6 rounds to 4) and Judge Johnny Dran (8-2) voted for Bahama. Judge Leo Punt..-: Fumbles lost, Yards penalized i -- "* " ""fi^- *-"-v"Am,;i Axut:, Birnbaum called it a draw, giving 1 Ruegge 6. 4-37,57-36.5 leach 5 rounds and 5 points. Coose 8, Jenes 6, Brown 10. New Haven: Kutter 10, Nichols 5, Rich Ruegge 8, Obcrdieck 3, Ron J ,11 0 35 Bahama 'Salim 160. weighed 161 pounds, Laboure 14 .12 20 14--fi2 Bonus Baby' Rule Studied by Minors TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Several igh-level player swaps, under iscussion since the start of the p e c i a 1 three-week interleague xading period last Tuesday, are xpected to be consummated at le annual minor league meeting pening here Monday. Ranking high in importance ·nong the business on hand, although not as appealing to the public, is a commissioner-supported proposal of a new bonus rule aimed at curbing the lavish hand-i LSU Slaughters Green Wave 62-0 BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Louisiana S t a t e , the nation's fourth-r a n k e d football team slaughtered Tulane 62-0 in their 1961 football season finale Satur day and accepted a bid to play in lie Orange Bowl at Miami New Year's Day. The Bayou Bengals accepted the bid after winning their ninth straight game. Their only loss came in the season opener--16-; to Rice. The Colorado Buffaloes. 34-0 vie tors over Iowa State Saturday, will furnish the opposition for the Tigers. Both teams will be mak- ng their second appearance in IU Massacre Of Texas Tech LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -Ninth-ranked Arkansas beat Texas Tech 28 : 0 Saturday and immediately accepted an invitation to play in the Sugar Bowl, probably against Alabama. The flashy Razorbacks clinched a tie with Texas for the Southwest Conference championship and became the second team in league history to win or tie for the title three years in a row. Alabama's appearance in the sugar Bowl is all but assured. Crimson Tide players have voted to accept a Sugar Bowl bid if: one is extended, and officials of the bowl have said they'll.go all out to get the Crimson Tide, No. 1 team in the nation.' A brutal Arkansas defense allowed Tech inside Arkansas territory only twice. Arkansas quarterback George McKinney scored from the' one after a 64-yard first quarter drive. He passed seven yards to end Jim John to cap a 62-yard push in the second period. In the fourth quarter, Arkansas drove 56 yards and halfback Lance Alworth spurted the last 12. With 3:43 left, the Razorbacks went 51 yards and . quarterback BiHy Moore went in from the six. George E. Schneider, head of the Sugar Bowl selection commit- ;ee, made the bowl bid to Ar- sansas on the stadium loudspeak-i er system moments after the BULLETIN EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, Mo. (AP) -- The Kirksville, Mo. Bulldogs turned a blocked punt, a pass interception and a fumble into three touchdowns Saturday night for a 22-8 victory over Parsons College of Iowa hi the Mineral Water Bowl. An intercepted pass led to the Parsons' touchtown. Foolbal Scores BIO EIGHT Missouri 10, Kansti 7 Colaradi 34, Iowa St. · OkUhomi St. 45, K»nsis St. I Oklahom* SI, Nebraska U MIDWEST Michigan St. 34, Illinois 1 Purdue 34, Indiana IS Ohl» St. SO, Michlfan 2« Cincinnati 1», Detroit IS Wisconsin 23, Minnesota 21 Iowa 42, Notre Dame 31 . EAST Dartmouth 24, Princeton t Penn St. 47, Pitt 28 Kutfers 32, Columbia U Cornell 21, Penn · H»rr»rd 27, Tale · Syracuse 28, Boston Colleit 13 Holy Crou 14, Connecticut t SOUTH Virginia 28, Maryland 18 Tennessee 20, Kentucky 1« Wake Forest.17, N. Carolina 14 Clemson 20, N, Carolina St. 8 S. Carolina 23, Vanderbilt 7 LSI! 62, Tulane t Auburn 32, Florida 15 SOUTHWEST Arkansas 2g, Texas Teen I Houston 28, Florida St. S Bice 35, TCC IS Baylor 31, SMD « WEST' TJCLA ID, Southern Cal 7 Oregon St. 6, Oregon 2 Stanford 20, California 7 Washington 21, Washington St. 17 New Mexico 34, Brigham Young a game ended, and 41,000 roared their. a p p r o v a l . fans Then leorge Cole, Arkansas' assistant athletic director, announced the rlazorbacks' acceptance. Texas Tech 0 0 Arkansas , 7 7 r Field Goal Drops Minnesota MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -: A 31- pard field goal by Wisconsin's im Bakken--after he had missed ive earlier attempts -- and two ouchdown passes by Ron Miller o Pat Richter shattered Minne- St. Louis Ousted As Soccer Champ _ ST. LOUIS (AP)--West Chester ,(Pa.) : State Teachers hustled to 0 0--0 a 2-0 upset victory over defending 0 14--28 NCAA soccer champion St. Louis 'university Saturday. The BiUikens. had held the title the last two years and were favored to repeat The visiting Rams, gaining the final on a 2-0 victory over Bridgeport Thursday, hammered away until their brilliant inside left, Bill Fulk, · opened the scoring at four Penn State Foe For Jayhawkers In Dec J Bowl minutes of the final period. Fulk connected on a free kick, awarded on a St. Louis foul, and drove the ball into the right cor- Four minutes later, with a strong wind at his back; inside __ right Joe Brownholtz slashed a The Minnesota loss handed the long, 45-yard drive that went onference title to Ohio State'across the goal mouth and into vhich lambasted Michigan 50-20 the upper left hand corner, n hour earlier. OSU wound up| Harrying tactics by West Ches- with a 6-0 league record and Min- ter's backfield finally wore down ota's Big Ten 3-21 Saturday. football title bid esota with 6-1. The defending cochampion Go- hers moved ahead 15-14 late in third quarter. But in the end ley failed to shackle Miller's remendous passing. He complet- d 19 of 37 tosses for 297 yards and it Richter with scoring tosses of and 21 yards. the sharp-passing St. Louis forwards until, at the end, the losers were missing badly on their passing. NEW YORK (AP) -- Gotham Bowl officials announced Saturday, they had invited Kansas and Penn · State-to play in their post season football game at the Polo Grounds Dec. 9. Penn State, which ended Its season against Pitt today, was reported receptive to the bid by Bill Stein, chairman of the Gotham group that was reorganized after the bowl was unable to find two suitable opponents for its inaugural game last year. Kansas, which ended its regular season against Missouri, has been guaranteed a minimum of $75,000 for the New York appearance, according to another Gotham official, Bob Curran, who was in Lawrence, Kan., to see the Missouri-Kansas game. Apparently a similar guarantee was made to Penn State by Stein. The offer. Stein said, was a substantial one. He said it appeared the National Broadcasting Company 'was willing to televise the game provided Penn State accepted and a worthy opponent was selected. In Lawrence, Athletic Director Don Faurot of Missouri : said the Tigers have had. contacts from the Gotham, as well as the Liberty and Bluebonnet bowls. The latter two also, have been eyeing Kansas, along with the Orange Bowl com- , jmittee in Miami, which takes a : 'representative Big Eight Conference team--not necessarily the champion--for one of its berths each year. · · The Big .Eight, of which both Kansas and Missouri are mem- ^ bers, cleared the way ; for other bowl .appearances than the Orange Bowl this week, providing they do not conflict with the Jan. -1 ; date. Both the Liberty and Bluebonnet bowls are scheduled Dec. J.6. Wichita Sports Chief '/*. Confers With Nebraska LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- William H. (Tippy) Dye, athletic director at the; University of Wichita, huddled Saturday, with University of Nebraska officials but there was no definite word whether he would come here in a similar capacity. "We are visiting obviously about he athletic directorship and mil-'; :ually exploring the situation," , Chancellor Clifford Hardin said. MU-KU Statistics Mo. Has. Tirst downs lushing yardage 'assing yardage Passes Goalie John Juenger registered _ at least a dozen saves in turning ipasses intercepted by in the shutout. It was the first ~ time St. Louis has been blanked in two seasons. 16 174 58 5-7 0 Punts .-.' 4-49 Fumbles lost Yards penalized 9 153 28 2-9 0 6-43 1 5 which drained the major league club treasuries of 56 million alone in 1961. Also on the agenda is the annual draft which enables the clubs to invade baseball's bargain counter for minor 'leaguers ranging in price up to $25,000 per player. Witli the exception of the world champion New York Yankees, every big league club has indicated a desire to trade. The rumored deals with the most substance involve Minnesota, Philadelphia, San Francisco, St.. Louis. Detroit, 12 18 14 18-60 Boston and 'the Chicago White Sox': Halfback Wendell Harris, making his final bid for All America honors, led the Tiger assault with 26 points. Harris, a 195-pound senior from Baton Rouge, ran for two touchdowns and took a 23-yard pass from quarterback Jimmy Field for another. He booted six conversions and ran for a two-point conversion after the Tigers' final score. LSU's point iotal equaled its all- time single flame record, scored against Tulane in 1958. I LET US CHECK YOUR CAR FOR SAFETY! SAVES MONEY... AND YOUR TIRES i Lei us check the front end of your car! We offer you the services of a mechanic with many years exp«r- I ience in this field ... and we HS« "BEAR" equipment, the best in the business! 'CHECK YOUR CAR OFTEN TO CHECK ACCIDENTS" Drive in Ernest Enrelbrecht Sec'y.-Trea*. (Jefferson A MiUw Established mi Royal W. "Brick" President Miller Soon ! Pheae Mil

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