El Paso Times from El Paso, Texas on October 18, 1970 · 57
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El Paso Times from El Paso, Texas · 57

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Sunday, October 18, 1970
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TO veil ei turtles) Hday,Oflber IS, 1970 Pa 1-F Miners chool-Passim ark Im 4137 gM Win Set 17 Points In Fourth Nets Win ;? By BUTCH FREEMAN Actmo Spam Editor FT. COLLINS, COLO. University of Texas at El Paso Flying Miners passed for 507 yards and scored 17 points in the final quarter to upend the Colorado State University Rams 41-37 Saturday afternoon in Hughes Memorial Stadium. A crowd of 20.879 watched the Miners set a new school passing record in win-Jung their second Western Athletic Con-Jerence game for a 3-2 record. ! The Miners were behind for three and a half quarters until 4:02 when fullback Phil Hatch scored from a foot out to make the score read 39-37 favor of U.T. El Paso, Quarterback Bill Craigo then hit lhalfback Paul Adamian for two points to make the final score 41-37. Craigo teamed with weak end Billy Taylor for two touchdowns, the first one in the second quarter for seven yards and rha second one for 11 in the final period. UTK SOT 153 J6-59-I 7-17 4 43 CSU 17 T4 197 365 11-7M 7- 1 45 Wre tfown Rushing yordoqa Parsing yorooge ft urn yordog Posset Punt .iimtle lost Yam penalized : Field goal specialist Jeff White kicked three field goals, all 32 yarders, and two extra points. And Mike Reynolds, a defensive safety, ran back a 61-yard punt r re turn in the third quarter to cap the U.T. I El Paso scoring. Hatch was a big man on the ground for the Miners with 73 yards rushing, on 21 carries, while Adamian lugged- the leather eight times for 11 yards for 1.3 average. Craigo went for the air 59 times and completed 26 in gain- J ing the new school record of 507 yards. Craigo's favorite target was little flanker Ed Puishes who caught nine passes for 198 yards. Taylor was also outstanding in the reception department with six grabs .for 184. . The Miners lost four fumbles and had J two passes picked off. and were charged v with a safety when Reynolds took kick-off on the one yard line and stepped back into the end zone where he downed the ball. Colorado State handed U.T. El Paso iwo points on a safety in the final stanza J when a Jeff White punt was kicked out of the end zone by a CSU player, setting up the safety. The Rams scored seven points in the first period while limiting the Miners to onty three on White's first 32 yard field j goal, with seven seconds left in the periled. The Rams got two more touchdowns New Mexico State freshmen under the guidance of quarterback Joe Pisarcik J passed their way to a 51-13 victory over the University of Texas at El Paso Burros tin a freshman intersectional clash Saturday night. Pisarcik connected on 24 of 49 attempts for three touchdowns and 297 yards. In the second quarter, when quarterback Wavne Smith teamed with Tim Labus on a 59-yard bomb with 4:11 left in the half. Smith scored on a one inch quarterback sneak with 4:30 left -i Craigo and Taylor teamed for the Min-?ers first touchdown with 10:05 left in the half. The seven yard pass was Taylor's second touchdown of the year. The Rams carried a 21-11 margin into the dressing room. . In the third quarter. White kicked two more field goals, both from 32 out, and 1 Reynolds countered on the punt return, 'while Ram running back Gil Sanford raced 95 yards on a kickoff return, and Reynolds stepped into the end zone to cap the Rams scoring. Colorado State scored their first touchdown in the final stanza with 14:43 left on the dock, when running back Jeff Green hit paydirt on an 85 yard punt return. Green rushed for 58 yards for a 5.8 yard average. '7- - The Rams big ground gainer, Law-1 rence (The Clutch) McCutcheon, who was the WAC leading ground gainer in '69 as a sophomore, carried 26 times for 79 yards and a 3.0 average. w- The Rams picked up 214 yards rushing . to the Miners 66, but U.T. El Paso had 24 q first downs to CSlTs 17. The Rams also J had 365 yards in returns while limiting U.T. El Paso to 106. J uTtr r'-n CSU vnrm j run (inn kicki , UT F6 ttnit 31 CSU-Lobus 5 pass from Smith (Torcala kick) t . UT Taylor 7 po from Crwgo WW KICK) CSU Smltn I ru (Tor iota kick) , UT f G White 32 VT FG W!ite 32 -. CSU Sonor S fctctreff rvrn f Tor Tata kk CSO Satv Rrvnoias straoed out at ena zan tT RernoKts tO punt return (nlt kK . CSU Grun IS punt return (TothjIo kick) UT Tovior 11 pass trom Craigo (While kick) ut Saefv Stockham tumpted punt in end rone, I kicked out by H.ll. UT Motcn 1 run l Adorn Ion pass trom Craigo) A EP Dragivay Schedules Grudge Racing El Paso International Dragway will hold grudge races at the track from It sunt, to 4 p.m. Sunday. Cars will run heads up racing unless two racers wish to run off the national records in handicap competition. There will be no tech crew on hand to classify the racers but it the racer has been classified before then the handicap fa be dialed into the starting Eghts. -v. M "'V -?p ,ff-a? - W V'.--lS'" , 'jf tTi ,'rY' ,r,,VW "! "- r UP AND AWAY University of rado State University line early in OSU linebacker Carl Hill and de- contest at Hughes Stadium Satur-Texas at El Paso halfback Paul the first half to gain short yard' fensive tackle Isaiah Kelley. The day afternoon. Adamian leaps through the Colo- New Mexico DOWIIS Rival Aggies, 24-17 ALBUQUERQUE. N.M. (AP) Jay Morrison's 59-yard touchdown run on a pass interception late in the fourth quarter gave favored New Mexico a tight 24-17 victory Saturday over New Mexico State in college football. Morrison, who established a career . interception record for New Mexico earlier in the game, picked off an errant pass from Aggie quarterback Rhett Put-man at the Lobo 41 and raced to the winning touchdown with 4:07 remaining in the game. It was Morrison's second interception of the game and gave him a career total of 13, surpassing the old record of eleven by Larry White in 1951-54. 1 Before the interception, the game appeared bound for a tie as the underdog Aggies generally Ihwarted New Mexico's vaunted ground attack. Behind -the running of Ron "Po" James, the Aggies dominated most of the contest. James led all rushers in the game with 98 yards, while Rocky Long, New Mexico's quarterback, gained 89. ' New Mexico, entering the game as the third best statistical rushing team in the UCLA Downs California In Thriller BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) The UCLA Bruins, snake bitten in the closing seconds of their last two games, scored a heart-stopping 24-21 victory over California Saturday when quarterback Dennis Dummit scrambled three yards for a touchdown with four seconds to play. Dummit engineered an 85-yard drive that started with 2' minutes to play. Two pass interference calls against Cal gave UCLA first downs on the Bears nine yard line and at the three before Dummit's dramatic run. Earlier in the fourth period of the Pacific-8 battle, Cal intercepted Dummit passes to stop UCLA drives. The Bears took a 21-18 lead when , quarterback Dave Penhall threw a 58-yard touchdown pass to flanker Steve Sweeney on the last play of the third quarter. Penhall also threw a first half touchdown pass, a 10-yarder to halfback Tim Todd. Oklahoma Sooners Stun Colorado 23-15 BOULDER, Colo. (AP) The Oklahoma Sooners mixed slashing runs, long passes, and crucial pass thefts by their secondary to defeat Colorado 23-15 in a bone-jarring football battle of Big Eight Conference teams Saturday. Oklahoma picked off four Buffalo passes, turning two into touchdowns and wiped away an early 7-0 lead to spoil the Colorado homecoming day. FIGHTS POSTPONED Fights scheduled for Tuesday at El Paso Coliseum have been postponed. The fights have been rescheduled Nov. 10 and will feature two El Paso boxers. Earl Large and Leno Puentes axe two of the . top names that willappear. - - sit -I , a age before being brought down by country, netted only 222 yards on the ground. , . t ; . 1 . : . New Mexico State gained 227 yards on the ground, with 297 total offense. New Mexico's total offense was 308 yards, with most of the gain through the air coming on a 60-yard touchdown pass in the third quarter - from Long to Tom McBee. ' ' ' ' New Mexico I New Mexico St. 14 , 14 1 17 UNM Harts home 23 yd. FG NMS McTeer 27 yd. FG UNM McBee 60 yd. past from Lang (Hartshorne Kick) NMS Mlms 7 yd. run (McTeer Kick) UNM Henry 52 yd. run Hortshorne Kick) ' NVS James 1 yd. run McTeer Kick) UNM Morris 59 yd. Int. return (Hartshorne Kick) HoldenPaces ASU Victory Over BYU - PROVO, Utah (AP) Steve Holden ran back a punt 94 yards for a touchdown Saturday to ignite Arizona State to a 27-3 Western Athletic Conference football victory over Brigham Young. With about three minutes left in the first quarter, Holden fielded a Cougar punt on his 6, shed two tacklers at the 20 and then raced down the right sideline behind a wall of blockers for the first score of the game. The play set stadium and school records and tied the WAC record for longest punt return set by Kent Oborn of BYU in 1965. BYU put together a long drive featured a 27-yard pass from quarterback Rick Jones to Dave Coon. But the march fizzled on the ASU 21 and the Cougars settled, for a 38-yard field goal by Joe Lil-jenquist. ' ; - Minutes later cornerback Windland ' Hall put the Sun Devils safely ahead at 14-3 when he intercepted a Jones pass and ran 29 yards for a score. In the final moments of the first half, the unbeaten Sun Devils, who won their fifth straight, used another Hall interception to march to the BYU 4 where Joe Spanola passed to Brent McClanahan for a touchdown. Cornhuskers Smother Kansas 41-20 LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) Van Brownson passed for two touchdowns and scored twice himself Saturday as fifth-ranked Nebraska stormed from behind to smother Kansas 41-20 in a Big Eight football game. " 5 The Cornhuskers, now 5-0-1 and out front in the Conference race with a 2-0 record, were stung early by Vince Oneil's 96-yard kickoff return and two rapid-fire Jayhawk touchdowns in the second quarter which put Kansas ahead 20-10. . Nebraska's defense slammed the door, however, while Brownson and the Hus-kers horde of strong running backs pounded the Jayhawks relentlessly.. Brownson regained the lead for Nebraska by ha'ftime, 24-20 with an 80-yard touchdown pass to Guy Ingles and a 15-yard scoring run of hisvjwn. ; f. Vi, Miners beat the Rams 41-37 in the Air Force O" . Midshipmen WASHINGTON AP) Air Force stunned Navy with two long first period touchdown drives Saturday and then hung on for a 26-3 victory in the first service academy football game played in the Nation's Capital. The seventh-ranked Falcons marched 73 yards for a score the first time they got the ball, moved 70 yards for another touchdown only four minutes later, and appeared headed for a rout. But the Middie defense tightened and limited Air Force to two field goals the next two quarters, before the Falcons put the game out of reach with one last period touchdown. The power running of tailback Brian Bream was the key to the undefeated Falcons sixth victory. Bream picked up 50 yards in eight carries on the first touchdown drive, scored the third TD on a 38-yard jaunt, and wound up the afternoon the 214 yards on 36 carries for an Air Force single game record. , Although the Middies were absorbing their sixth defeat in seven games, senior quarterback Mike McNallen finished the afternoon with 12 pass completions, bringing his career total to 308, bettering the Navy record of 307 set by John Cart-wright in 1987. After Bream carried one yard for the first touchdown, the Falcons quickly got the ball back and with quarterback Bob Parker taking to the air for four pass . completions of 48 yards, the Falcons drove 70 yards in 10 plays for a 13-7 lead. Auburn Tigers Ramble Past Georgia Tech AUBURN, Ala. (AP) Pat Sullivan threw two touchdown passes, one of them the longest in Auburn's history, and scored once himself Saturday as the undefeated Tiger football machine, ranked eighth in the nation, ground up Georgia Tech 31-7. Sullivan turned in the most awesome performance of his career with a total of 354 yards. He completed 16 of 29 passes for 312 yards and picked up the remaining 42 yards on the ground seven plays. Comedian Bob Hope and 62,391 other fans, another Auburn record, saw the junior quarterback from Birmingham cut loose in the third period with an 85-yard scoring pass to Alvin Bresler and, shortly afterward, another for 30 yards to workhorse running back Mikey Zofko. . Pitt Rallies To Beat West Virginia 36-35 PITTSBURGH (AP) Pitt, down 35-8 at the half, rallied for four second half touchdowns, the last one on a five-yard pass from Dave Havern to Bill Pilconis, to defeat a stunned West Virginia team 36-35 Saturday before a howling homecoming crowd of more than 50,000 at Pitt Stadium. The victory, upped Pitt's record to 4-1 and established the Panthers as the No. 1 contender for the Lambert Trophy, symbol of Eastern fooall supremacy. (AP Wirephoto) Ohio State Blasts Minnesota 28-3 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Fullback John Brockington exploded for two touchdowns and 187 yards Saturday, powering top-ranked Ohio State to a 28-8 Big Ten conference football triumph over Minnesota. Rex Kern, the Buckeyes' slick quarterback, also scored twice as Ohio State . won its fourth straight game of the sea- Minn. 24 70 308 3 29-4-? 6-35 1 72 OSU 26 39 74 37 M9-1 4-47 - 73 First Downs Rushing Yordaot Passing Yardage Return Yardage Passes Punts Fumbles Lost Yards Penalized son before an Ohio Stadium record crowd of 85,667. , Kern, keeping the Buckeyes in the thick of the Rose Bowl race with Ohio State's second Big Ten win, ran eight and 10 yards for touchdowns and piled up 160 total yards. ' .Brockington, a 220-pound blockbuster from Brooklyn, N.Y., ran one and 62 yards for his touchdowns. The latter run was the longest of the season for the Michigan Crushes Rival Michigan State ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - Sixth-ranked Michigan, stunned 13-13 by Michigan State at halftime, broke the Big Ten football game open in the second half to crush their archrival 34-20 Saturday before a crowd of 103,580. Wolverine tailback Billy Taylor ran for three touchdowns, two in the fairly even first half which featured the running of MSU tailback Eric Allen. Allen rushed for 130-yards in the first half, including a 42-yard touchdown score, before UM's touted defense settled down and stopped him. The victory gives Michigan a 5-0 record, the first time the Wolverines have won their first five since the 1955 season. MSU is 1-4. Michigan State surprised the skeptics by driving 74 yards with the opening kick-off to score on Allen's burst down the . east sideline. But, with quarterback Don Moorhead mixing passes with the running of Taylor, the Wolverines drove 69 yards with the ensuing kickoff. Taylor's 26-yard TD spurt climaxed the seven-play drive. Tennessee Slaughters Crimson Tide KNOXYTLLE, Term. (AP) Tennessee's alert secondary stole eight Alabama passes Saturday and the Volunteers turned the thefts into three touchdowns and a field goal for a 24-0 victory in a Southeastern Conference football game. A record crowd of 64.947 saw Bill Battle hand his old coach, Paul "Bear" Bryant, his first whitewashing in 115 contests. The last time Alabama was blanked, was 7-0 by Penn State in thel359 Liberty Bowl game. The eight interceptions set a Tennessee record, eclipsing an old mark established agairt Mississippi in 1308. . ND Irish Humiliate Missouri COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Third-ranked Notre Dame came from behind Saturday for the first time this season with such devastating third quarter force the Irish buried Missouri 24-7 in a nationally televised football game before a record Memorial Stadium crowd of 67,200. Ahead only 3-0 at halftime, proud and undefeated Notre Dame watched Missouri roll 52 yards on three plays with Mike Farmer throwing a 10-yard pass to Mel Gray for a touchdown that put the crippled Tigers out front less than two minutes after the start of the second half. The Irish stormed back on the deadly passing of Joe Theismann for threa touchdowns the next three times they got the football. Theismann passed for two of the touchdowns, first for five yards to Tom Gate wood and then 30 yards to Ed Gulyas. Gulyas scored the other Notre Damo touchdown by nudging the ball over the goal from inches out after a Theismann-to-Gatewood pass was good for 28 yards at the I. All three Notre Dame touchdown drives were beauties. The Irish erased Missouri's short-lived lead with a sustained 71-yard thrust on 12 plays. NOTRE DAME S t 14 V-M MISSOURI t 7 Pit I NO FG Hem pel M Wo Grov 10 poss from Former (Bostoblt We 1 NO Gottwood 5 past from Theismann (Hempel kick) ND Gulyas 30 pass from Theismann (Hem pot kick) ND Gulyas I run (Hempel kick) A 64,200. - Bucks. Brockington had dashed 25 yards ' for the longest bomb of the season against Michigan State last week. Meanwhile, the veteran Buckeye defense shut off Minnesota's ground game and forced Gopher quarterback Craig Curry to the air 47 times. Mlnnesoto Ohie State 14 OSU Kern I run (Sen ram kick) i 14 OSU Brockington 1 run (Schram kick) OSU Brockington ti run (Schram kick) OSU Kern 10 run (Schram kick) MINN Homm 11 pass from Curry MINN Hamm u pass from Curry (Cook pas from Curry) A 84,667. . Redskins Nip Cowboys In WAC Play LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) Defensive end Joe Petricca picked up a blocked Wyoming punt and galloped 28 yards for a touchdown in the closing minutes of play Saturday to give the Utah Redskins a 20-16 victory over Wyoming in a Western Athletic Conference game here. ' Utah, trailing 16-13 with 3:12 remaining, swarmed over punter Bob Jacobs and defensive end Dan Huffman got a hand on the ball as Jacobs was lofting it. Both teams were locked in a defensive battle most of the game, with the Cowboys carrying a 7-0 halftime lead on Scott Freeman's two-yard pass to flanker Make Leake with 3:39 left in the first period. The Cowboys again appeared to be in control in the third period when they marched from their own 20 to score in 15 plays, with Frosty Franklin churning six yards over the right side to give th Pokes a 13-0 lead after Jacobs extra point try failed. The Utes came back passing, with quarterback Gordon Longmire tossing 15 yards to halfback Bill Hunter for one touchdown, and then less than a minute later completing another for 29 yards to halfback Gene Bslczyk after Franklin fumbled on his own 29. Stanford, Plunkett Blast WSU SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) Stanford quarterback Jim Plunkett set an all-tima collegiate total offense record with 68 yards to spare and then sat out the remainder of the game to watch his teammates rip Washington State 63-16 In Pacific-8 Conference grid action Saturday. Plunkett entered the contest needing 214 yards to surpass the old mark of 6,568 yards set by North Texas State's Steva Ramsey. The Heisman Trophy candidate ran for one touchdown and passed for two others and directed the Indian attack to net 280 yards in individual total offense. The Indian signal caller climaxed a brilliant performance to etch his nama into the record books at 10:12 of the second quarter when he rifled a 43-yard bomb to flanker Randy Vat aha, wh scored on a play that covered 96 yard

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