The Daily Oklahoman from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on October 19, 1947 · 76
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The Daily Oklahoman from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma · 76

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Sunday, October 19, 1947
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Georgia Overpowers Aggies, 20 to 7 SDuNERS, KANSAS TIE. 13-13 Cowboys Fall After Taking Early 7-6 Lead By JOHX CBONLEY STILLWATER. Oct. 18 Playing' before 21,000 fans svhich comprised the largest crowd in A&M football history here this balmy Saturday afternoon, the Aggies dropped their third straight -decision when an alert, scrappy team of Georgia Bulldogs pulled away in the last half for a 20-7 triumph which wasn't quite as decisive as the score might hint. The Cowpokes went to their hall time rest trailing 6-0 when they won a race with the clock, cnly to have a drive bog down on the one-yard line as the gun boomed. Jim Lookabaueh's. boys lashed back to wrest ihc lead from the Georgians at 7-6 when Jim Spavital rambled back ,b yards to a touchdown on a Kaiich Hits Tarcets Bui vr.lh ihc lasi half less than lour minutes old. the Bulldogs t&Elched that score in Just a minute si a half more when Johnny Itauch. the southerners peerless passer, whipped a pass to Wcnian Sellers ny OklRtiflinnn Htnff riiolo put Wally Butts' visitors in sdlf struggle from that point on, until the Georgians counted again, with ess . than 2 minute of play remaining It was Ranch pegging another bulls- Bob Walston. This !-yard heave and Walston, loughing up the end zone Jim Spavital (30 with ball), Oklahoma Aggie halfback, races wide around two would-be Georgia tacklers on his way to a 10-yard first quarter gain at Still-water Saturday. Georgia center Gene Chandler (82) eventually overhauled the tilt, 20-7, before a turf with his chin. toss grat while vlrt Poor ball handling i the ally . hori- Game in Figures Texas Whips Porkeni,21-6, At Memphis . 13 MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 18 W I Power-laden Texas kept its ixm j record clean and its national s I championship hopes alive Sat- urday by smashing surprisingly j" , stubborn Arkansas, a Southwest 35 ; conierence roe, .on rain-soaked j Crump field, 21-6. I A sellout crowd of more than 28,000 - uj" it.-A.ans rou up two touch- downs in the second neriod and nm !n the fourth after the Razorbacks i una orougni nrst blood in the open- at frequent crucial points after they ttli the 3ulIdog5 on the two-yard 2ns. in the second quarter. Fumbles Spoil Day The Pokes were a badly frustrated outfit i nine last period and the game could have had a much different com-plfr.:cn but for the losers" fumbles before the 3uIldogs broke the game Ken Roof ripped off a 41-vard rop. but the Pokes fumbled on the IE. Later ihe Cowboys drove to the 25. but when they passed to the eight a penalty helped rub out the threat. First Kickoff Davis kicked to Bo-cine on Georgia's 15 and he returned Georgia Anderson hit for lour and SUDh paJd to Sellers for 15 yards ad a first down on the 41. Rauch j gained nine but holding penalty: against Aggies put the ball on A&M : i hit Sellers with j ' First Period I Alter two puht exchanges. Arkan- first play, Arkansas Clyde Scott broke utei ieiL guara, cutoack neatly and raced the full 47 yards to a touchdown with the period eight minutes old. Kenny Holland missed the try for point from placement. Texas took Game in Figures rir,i down. ArtuniM-Trxu Bodin tnbled and 1 play. A;jries Spavital hit for 1 Georgia was offside on Spavital hit for five and a on .--sc:e 23. Spavital hit for four and Grimes mace two. Cook made seven yards and a first down on Aggie 36. Gmnet made 11 yards and a first oown on Aggie 47. Grimes hit for and Long punted 1 Georgia's AjtEies 46 yards to""Hend. Georgia Donaldson hit for four and and -a. first down on Georgia's 20. Donalds mace 12. a first down on Georgia's 47. Rauch fumbled and re-cc-Terec: losing three yards. Donaldson hit for four and Rauch passed to F. Reid for seven. Geri punted over the s oau on then- own 20. leinert hit for two and fcpavttai ade no gain but Georgia was penalized 15 yards for holding, giving a&m a first down on their cw- 33. Cook fumbled and Gatewood recovered for Georgia, on Aggie 43. Georgia Donaldson made 10 and a first down on a&Ms 33. F. Reid hit for nine and Donaldson made a first down with a two-yard gain on A&M's 22 as the first quarter ended. SECOND QUARTER Georgia r. Reid hit for nine and Donaldson made a lirst down on A&M's eight. Branson hit for three and Branson made one. F. Reid hit for one adn Reid made one as the Az- their own two. anted out of bounds Georsia Rauch passed to Edwards or she yards and Spavital 'knocked iown Ranch's pass. Rauch's pass to lenaerson was too long. Rauch passed the ensuing kickoff and, aided by clipping penalty and a 20-vard n by halfback Jim Canady, moved 60 yards to Arkansas 13. But the Razor-backs held and the period ended with rtritansas jeaaing, 6-0. Second Period Texas' Byron Gillory returned ai Arkansas punt 30 yards to the Razor- backs 25 and in two minutes Texas Randall Clay went across from the one autr runs 01 8. 14 and 2 yards. Frank Guess place-kicked the point. Texas took the ball on It aa midway of the period and rolled 56 jaras to another score. Runs by Raymond Jones and Bubba Shands and a 12-yard pass from Bobby Lavne to Max Bumgardner put the ball on Arkansas' one and Jones plunged over on fourth down. Guess again kicked the point. Texas was threatening again when the half ended with the Longhorns leading, 14-6. Third Period Arkansas halted a Texas drive on its own 29 and the Razorbacks' Howard Hughes boomed a kick 54 yards to Texas 28. But with Gillorv and Clay picking up ground yardage in short hunks, the Longhorns moved across field to Arkansas 29 where the period ended with Texas leading, 14-6. Fourth Period Jim Canady led resisted march from the Arka: to the one. Jones drove over for the third Texas touchdown. Guess again initial first down wher ;ned ; I offen; . But the Tarheels Take Indians 13-7 on Costly Fumble WILLIAMSBURG. Va.. Oct. 18 JP, North Carolina's Tarheels took advantage of a fourth quarter fumble to pave the wsly for a touchdown that gave them a 13-7 victory over William and Mary's Indians in a Southern conference gridiron battle before a capacity crowd of more than 18,000 in Cary Stadium Saturday. It was William and Marv'c first Wc of the season and was the Tarheels' initial conference victory. Hoyas Pin Hurricane, 12-0 Passes Give Georgetown Two Scores In Second Period; Tulsa Kept on Heels By LAYMON'D CRUMP TULSA SKELLY BTADIUOIfOeorgetown Hoyas. tin- owe uudutuumea yu-aegree heat of Tulsa, swept to iwo touchdowns -by air here Saturday to upset the University of . Mli4V, uclUiC 3j010 disappointed lans. Unable to gain either by land or in the ozone, Tulsa lost a home game for the first time since the Iowa Seahawks turned uie tncK nere m 1944 by a 47-27 cuum. it was Tuisa's straight loss. All the scoring was done in the second period, Elmer' Raba pasing from the five to George Benigni for the nrst. one alter Francis Desmcnd tercepted a pass by Jim Finks and 40 yards to the five. The second c; on a 23-yard aerial by the hard-work ing Kaba to back John Kivus follow ing a Raba-Benigni pass completion from the Tulsa 47 to the 28. Both times guard Dick Werder missed the Tulsa, looking like Abbott without Costello because of the nbKPncp nf tho graduated quarterback Clyde LeForce, seriously threaten. ' reaching Georgetown 27 once and the 33 allot her time. Twice Tulsa .stopped the i a pass interception in the First Period Harriv m Elmer Raba's kickoff from the Tulsa xv w "ic oi. inree plays lost Bulldogs Bop Rangers, 13-0 WEATHERFORD. Oct. IftCSi cial) Southwestern Tech scored its second successive Collegiate conference fighting a stubborn Northwestern fit. 13-0. The Bulldogs scored in the se quarter on two plays from 27 yards Halfback Roy Lee Coble picked Game in Figures Pllrerr.b'""'' Sfr!! - for quarterback sneak. Harold Stinson A five-yard Northwestern nenalt.v gave the Bulldogs a first down and nve yaros 10 go on tne Kanger 16-yard line and thev scored five nlnvs intor when Lloyd Graham plunged over was Northwestern 's fnnrth straight loss, their second in conference play. Southwestern's other conference triumph was a 13-0 win over Santa Anita Offers Heavy Race Purses ARCADIA, Calif. (VP) Santa Anita fill hold three $100,000 races and ni with an added value of S50.000 during its winter meeting. The first major 27. the Santa Anita Maturity on January 31. It is for-four-year-olds at one mile a quarter. Nominations for this the $100,000 Santa Anita Handi-in February-28 and the Sinn ruin Santa Anita Derby on March 6 all Expert to Shoot ARDMORE, Oct. 18 ffinecinTl Ken Beegle, internationally famous exhibition shot with the Remington ihootine exhibition at; 4 October 22 at. rmn urn Lake Murray under the auspices of the Carter county chapter of the i sui-iatea bportsmen's Conserv Clubs of OKlahoma. Game in Figures turned eight Georgetoxvn Three plays lost one yard and Louis Surman punted to Pete Annex on the Tulsa 16, who returned eight. Tulsa Jim Finks flipped to J. R. Boone, who made a one-handed catch on the Tulsa 4G. Finks hit Boone for a 10 on the Hoya 45. Boone failed and two passes were incomplete. On fourth down Finks shot a bullet to Harold Swaney for a first down on the 27. Finks lost two yards, three passes were covered and Georgetown took over on its 29. Georgetown Two plays gained seven yards. Raba minted hut. Opm-tro. town was penalized to the 21 for hold- another holding penalty sent George- 72 yards to the Tulsa 22, Annex returning 12. Tulsa Ford and Boone picked up a first down at midfield Pinir qkh Boone added a yard in two plavs and Newark Bears Move HAINES CITY. Pla UPwrhn Newark Bears of the International league will train here next spring. Grid Scores STATE COLLEGE Oklahoma A&M . BIG SIX Iowa State o Michigan State .. .6 6 7 1231 . ..0 0 0 0 ( .7 7 0 014 , 0 7 13 626 , 14 14 21 049 SOUTHEASTERN , 0 0 0 00 Penn State Thunders 40-0 Over Syracuse STATE COLLEGE, Pat Oct. 18 (UP) Penn State, held scoreless in Syracuse mistakes Saturday to roll to An overflow crowd of 20,000 saw ;nn State roll up its fourth straieht victory by a large score. 0!e Miss Slams Tulane, 27 to 14 NEW ' ORLEANS, Oct. 18 (IP) Chunkin' Charlie Conerly threw three touchdown passes and scored once himself on a line buck Saturday as the University of Mississippi trounced Tulane's football team 27-14, before a homecrowing crowd of 40,000. Kentucky Pins First Loss On Vandy,14to0 NASHVILLE, Tenn.', Oct. 18- Kentucky's revitalized Wildcats bumped Vanderbilt from the select. company of the nation's undefeated Saturday by decisively, defeating the Commodores 14-0 before a stunned throng of predominantly Vanderbilt partisans on Dudley 'field l'irst l'criod Kentucky drew first oiuua wmin .seven minutes of play. George Blnndu's pass to Chick Sengel was ruled complete on Vanderbilfs 13 yard line, due to Interference. Farris picked up nine and Mosley made it . J, ,1 on ine one- B'anda ried it over. .Then he kicked the point. The period ended without iurtner scoring and with Kentucky Second Period Vanderbilt was held on Kentucky's-six. Kentucky drove to the Commodores' seven. Blanda passed good. Kentucky 14, Vnntler bllt 0. Third Period Kentucky marched ! on a fumble. The from its only to Ioj Commodoi downs but were forced to Hf-u ti, quarter ended with Kentucky in pos- vanaeroilt's 33. the ball r Kentucky 14, Vanderbilt 0. Auotner Kentucky irly : the fourth derbilt four-yard line when Blanda attemnt at n finid nnn ,nj Vanderbilt rally in the final seconds fell short of a score on the Kentucky 13-yard line when the whistle ended the game. Pinal score: Kentucky 14, Bison Inrramurals Start bHAWNEE, Oct. 18 (Special) UMi 11111 annual athletic program at Oklahoma Baptist university gets under way Tuesday when the Elean 'dependent team from Brotherhood dormitory. Bob Likens, Bison intra mural manager from Shawnee, announced Saturday. One-Footed Duffer Cards Sparkling S3 well because of his artificial fnni- hni local linksmen say that John Hess has the makings of a golfer. The 200-pound oil comrany employe, first hauled his collection of three irons and two woods out to the Mohawk municinal coursn tin-no months ago and 'shot 113. His next round was 108 and recently he turned 83 pretty fair golfing even the best conditions. ThP as in. eluded a birdie and eight pars. "My artificial limb keens me frnm getting much distance off the ipo huh my irons and putting hold up Several times in that io round I hit the erreen nn mv son shot with a two iron," Hess recounted. Hess lost his foot as a boy of 6 dur- illness and it was ampu-inches above the ankla had the benefit of pro- tated about He has nevi fessional advice and plays the game His solely for rented him from narticinntinir in athletics. 'm expecting a son pretty soon I hope he'll be an athlete of some " says Hess. "I alwavs tranted tn compete in sports and maybe he'll be able to do the job for me." Jays Sweep 52 Yards in Lafe Surge to Deadlock Big Six Fray By HAL MIDDLESWORTH . (Dally Oklnhoimm Sports Edllorl i NORMAN, Oct. IS Oklahoma and Kansas battled t a 13-33 deadlock heve Saturday afternoon before a crowd estimated at 34,700 which would set a new Sooner attendant record. The Jayhawkers; Who knocked the Rnnmsi-s Inf.n q ftjefn1i! tie at last, year's Big Six race, got the jump on Oklahoma anc kept the .rd. shirts battling back all the way although the Sooner; held a lead until late in the third period. An 80-yard march Ir the second quarter with fullback Frank Pattee driving the fina three yards gave Kansas its early margin but it was wiped out ii the same period when Darrell Royal drove over from the oue-yarc line after the Sooncrs had recovered a Jayhawker fumble on th Oklahoma 41, with Dave Wal- lace adding the extra point. j SoanerS StvmiPrl The Oklahoma scored a "quickie" JUO"e,3 Jr7m'ea as the second half opened when Char- j First dqwns enmed Knn-okiahomi toy iaarratt passed to Jack Mitchell for 49 yards and the touchdown but Wallace missed the extra point. They battled it out on even terms the rest of that period but Kansas turned a 52-yard march Into another touchdown in the closing minutes of the third period when Forrest Griffith went wide around left end lor the last four yards and the game was all knotted up at 13-13 when Don Fambrough converted. Both teams missed scoring chances in it wild fourth quarter and the un ended the just before tin Here Is a play-by-play of the Oklahoma-Kansas game played at Owen stadium Saturday: Kansas won the toss aud chose to kick and defend the north goal, thereby taking advantage of a brisk north wind. ell c Sooner 25: Sooners Barratt's pass to Goad was intercepted by Bertuzzi on the KU 45. $e returned to the Sooner 25. is avails passed incomplete into'" the ; bleachers. Pattec lost ss to Schell- a 10-yard loss took over on Goad threw Evans fc on a reverse. Oklahoi the 39. Sooners -On first down OTJ was penalized 15 for holding. Sarratt gained 10 at tackle. Thomas swept end for two. Sarratt lost one at right end. Royal punted to Bertuzzi on the KU 24. He returned to the KU 45. Kansas Evans bucked for six. Bur-ris and Tyrec stopped Evans for no gain. Evans got three. Pattee punted into the end zone. Nine minutes remained in the period. Sooners Thomas tried tackle for three. Sarratt gained five. Mitchell sneaked for a first down. Andros and Burris broke, Thomas loose Tor a 17-yiwd run to the OU 4G. Mitchell carried for seven to the KU 47. Davis powered center for seven and a .first' down on the 40s Mitchell passed to Tyree who lateraled to Sarratt for a nine-yard gain. Mitchell handed to Thomas for six. Sarratt got three. D. Monroe stopped Davis for no gain. Thomas failed to get a first down on the 20. Kansas French circled left end for five. From short punt Evans got a first down on the 32. Evans rUh end for nine. Evans faked a pass and ran right end for 24 yards to the Sooner 35. Evans passed complete to Schnell-bncher for 16 and a firit down on the OU 19. French plunged for five. Evans crossed tackle for five and a first down. Evans ran to the three. SECOND PERIOD Kansas On second down Kansas was penalized five tothe OU eight for offisides, Evans ran to the eight for four. McNutt handed to Pattee who streaked over the goal line standing up. Fambrough's try for extra point was wide. Kansas 6, Oklahoma 0. Second Kickoff Ettinger kicked to Brewer on the 10. He returned to the 18. Kansas was penalized 15 to the OU 34 for unnecessary roughness. Sooners Wallace, playing for the first time this season, faked a pass and ran 14 to the OU 48. Brewer's pass to Owens was knocked down by Scott. Wallace carried for two. Schnellbacher stole the ball from Mitchell on the KU 48. Kansas On first down Kansas was penalized to its own 31 for holding. Hogan fumbled but recovered for a loss of one. Royal intercepted Hogan's pass on the OU 35. ; Sooners Sarratt gained two. Brown of tv;o. Royal SMU Blasts Rice, Keeps Slate Clean of bounds KansasScott picked up two. Rapacz was hurt and Dowell replaced him. Griffith swept left end for eight and a first down, on the 25. French iumoiea lorward, Sarratt recovered tne KU 41. Mitchell handed to Thomas who twisted 25 yards to the Kansas 16. Thomas hit for five at tacKie. Thomas rolled again for one. er replaced Thomas and ran five i first down on the KU five. Brewer made one. Against an eight- Brewer was stooned on t.lifv foot line. On fourth down, Royal fell noma 7, Kansas 6.' Four minutes remained in the half. Third Kickoff Bodenhamer kicked Evans on the 15. He rsbirnpH tr the 50. Kansas McNutt lateraled wide to Evans who passed to Schnellbacher on the OU 25. The pass was called complete on interference. Evans picked up two. Pattee wiggled for seven to the OU 18. McNutt lateraled wide to the o Mcuomua wno passed Schnellbacher on the 'fivrt Evans threw to Hogan on the 10. He trapped but lateraled to Schnell- the OU 6. Griffith sliced left tackle DALLAS, Oct, 18 (VP) South ern Methodist remained amoni the nation's undefeated, untie teams Saturday with a 14-0 deci sion over Rice In a Southwes conference football game. The passing and running of Doal Walker and Gilbert Johnson provei too much for the favored Owls. First Period Southern Methodis took the kickoff and paraded 80 yard to a touchdown with Walker leadlni the way. His 29-yard run around em carried into Rice territory -arid fron the Owl 37 the'' Methodists 'rolled oi line bucks and short'passes to the one yard line.- On fourth down Walke lacked a foot of a touchdown but Ric was offside -and. the next time Walke went around right end for the score Walker converted. Rice carried the kickoff from it 38 to the SMU 23 where passes fail and SMU took over. The Methodistj with Pago and McKlssack sparking th drive, swept past midfiold as th period ended. Score Southern Meth odist 7, Rice 0. Second Period In an exchange o punts SMTJ got the ball on its V, McKlssack and Walker ripped to th Rice 37 but a penalty stopped th surge and Green kicked out on th Rice 13. Walmsley made 16 at righ end but on the next try fumbled am Roberts recovered for SMU on th Rice 36. Johnson passed to Blakel for nine, then to Reinking for a touch down. Walker kicked the point. Ric took the kickoff and drove to the SMI 39 where SMU took over on down-SMU couldn't -gain and Green klckei over the goal. Rote plowed to th Rice 34 as the half ended. Southen Methodist 14, Rice 0. Third Period Southern Methodis recovered a Rice fumble that almos set up another touchdown late in th third period. But on the Owl four yard line Page fumbled arid althougl Ethrldge recovered for SMU, th Methodists couldn't puncture the Ric line and Walker missed a field eoa from the 15. Rice had to kick and Walker car ried Kceney's boot out to the SMU 2C The Methodists were in the nldst o another drive as the period ended Score: Southern Methodist 14. Rice C Fourth Period SMU got down t the Rice three with second stringer doing the work. The Owls held svrr four times inside the eight and tool over. Passes to Stockbridge and Wil Hams carried to the Rice 48 ant Walmsley made seven 'at . right em but Green intercepted Eikenberg' pass on the SMU 35. - vN Green kicked to the Rice 27 an Rote passed to Wlndell Williams fo 40 yards but SMU braced and tool over on its 32. Moxley fumbled an Taylor recovered but Walker inter cepted a pass behind his goal lint as the game ended. Southern Methodist 14, Rice 0. McAlesterites Leave For Big Game Hunt M'ALESTER. Oct. 18 (Speei&l)-Four McAlesterites have left for Colorado, where they will engage in a big game hunt. They are Dan Jones,' Harry Chaney, Johnny McAlpine. and Troy Lewis The four will., hunt bear, deer, and elk for about two weeks; Links Tourney Slated 72-SeEE'' Ct "-PecteU-A Country club here Sunday jor. members only. The Elks Country club annual championship tourney will reach its semi-final stages Sunday.- i. Skeet Shoots Sliced HENRYETTA. Oct lRiafl(n Henryetta's Rod and Gun club has discontinued Thursday night skeet and trap shoots because of shorter days, tout Sunday afternoon nuti-hu will be held each week, officials have announced.

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