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Mustangs Kush Back in Final Seconds to Tie Frogs, 19-19 IWalker Leads As Oscar ’s Hot Shots With the football season over for most of the boys and the Bicarbonate League not quite ready to get under way, this is the time when scribes get together to compare notes and come up with their All- District teams. We have checked the findnigs of our scouts throughout the circuit with the tesuIts found below. FIRST AÏJ,-DISTRICT TEAM John Connell, Temple .............End Doug Conaway, Hillsboro ..Tackle Carlton Skipper, Waxy.........Guard Richard Cummin«, Corsi . ..Center Rill At hey, Waeo Ken Casner, Waco ............Tackle Ruddy Wilson, Ennis ...............End Claude Kincannon, Waco ....Rack Robhy Dillon, Tempi* ...........Rack Bobby McFarland, Hillsboro, Rack Richard Tarma, Waco ...........Rack Henry Stollenwerck, Waxy ..Rack SECOND AIX-DISTRKT TEAM Warren Foster, Hillsboro ....End James Marchbanks, Waxy..Tackle Rennie Poarch, Corsirana . Guard James Fowler, Temple ....tenter Rirddog Smith, Waco .....Guard Charles Rittner, Corsicana .Tackle Robo I’atton, Waco ....................End !.. C. Parks, Ennis ...................Back P'ibrrt Walker, (^ebume ... Rack < art Guess, Temple .................Rack Kelly Rurkhart, Corsicana . Rack THIRD ALL-DISTRICT TEAM RIair Reamon, Corsicana ....End Curtis Temple, Temple Gene Myers, Cleburne .. Joe Weatherford, Waxy P.o Simmons, Temple ... Rnbby Neilson, Waco ... Hilly Pardo, Waco .... Rill Davis, Corsicana .... Gene Saunders, Waxahachle, Rack lido Johnson. Temple .........Rack Jack Brown, Ktni« ................Rack ❖ ❖ ❖ Buddy Wilson of Knnls was balled as one of the greatest ends in the State by officials and scribes who have seen him in action, lie was on the second team last year and displayed remarkable improvement this season. Wilson can also play tackle or anywhere else in the line he is nedeed. College scouts have been watching him closely. John Connell, Temple pass-catching star, was also moved up this season. He has been a fine defensive performer as well as a glue-fingered receiver. ♦ ♦ ♦ Warren Foster and Robo Patton Guard are not far behind Wilson anti ............... Connell. Foster stood out on a team that didn’t get too far in the race. Patton grew better as the season went along and should he a real star before he finishes his career at Waco High next year. RIair Reaman was on the catching end of many Corsicana aerials and proved a good all-around performer. Pardo helped make the Tiger line the loop’s top defensive unit snd was also an adept pass- grabber. ❖ Good tackles were not too plentiful and selecting the best ones was not an easy Job. Conaway, the massive 226-pounder, made the team last year and was better this season. Few rivals were able to move him aside with their assaults at the Hillsboro line. Casner was not a flashy but consistent player, lie is also a big boy, weighing 210 pounds. Casner started slowly but finished strong and didn’t lack much of being as good as Conaway. Marchbanks was a veteran in the Waxahachle forward wall and one of the leaders in helping the Indians make their great record. Bittner, a bruising player on defense, never turned in a bad performance. Tackle .Ciua rd Center .Guard .Tackle .. End .. Rack First Team Needs Five in Baekfield Temple am! Neilson seldom got any credit but were hard tacklers and steady players in tliclr respective lines. Rill Sharpley of Corsicana was also a fine tackle. So were Jim Owens of Waxahachle and Ruck Mayes of Cleburne, who was out of the W aco game because of acholastic difficulties. ♦ ♦ ♦ Carlton Skipper was the outstanding guard In the district from the fir*t game until the last. He spent most of his nights In rival backfields wrecking plays before they could get started. Bill At hey came into hi* own in the final weeks of the season and crowded Skipper for top honors at the end. Bennie Poarch was a terror on defense against Waco although he didn't start the game He gave the same kind of performance in several other contests. Birddog Smith, handicapped with Injuries, overcame them to help make the center of the Waco line hard to crack. ♦ ♦ ♦ Gene Myera, a center on the Cleburne team, deserve« a place on one of the squads so we moved him to guard. He got about half the tackle* bis tram made In most ni their games and plaved consistent ball throughout the season. Ro Simmons was a fine performer on a Temple team. Ervin Phillips of Corsicana was also a great guard. ♦ ♦ ♦ Richard Cummins shades .Tames Fowler for the pivot spot although the Temple star was mentioned several times on the Ail-State check list. Cummins roamed everywhere to bolster ihe Corsicana defense when It began to lag. W’eatherford was only a step or two behind Cummins and Fowler, lie was better than Cummins the night Waxy olayed Corsicana. Pete Darw'in of Waco also did a terrific Job all the way. ❖ ♦ ♦ You have to name five backs on the first team. Neither Claude Kincannon nor Richard Parma can be left off. Kincannon was the backbone of the Wacri team. W ith­ out him the Tiger offense sputtered and came close to not clicking at all on two or three occasions. Ponies Struggle To Unbeaten Year Fighting Toads Near Great Upset By JINX TI C KER Trihiiuc-llcrald Sports Editor On one of the most dramatic and most thrilling comebacks in the history of football In the Southwest, the SMU Mustangs in Fort Worth Saturday afternoon before an overflow crowd of screaming fans became the undisputed champion of the Southwest Conference by tying the inspired TCU Frogs, 19 to 19. The tie is the only blotch on the SMU record for a year. However, with less than three minutes to play, TCU from its own 20 went 80 yards for a touchdown which put it in front of the Mustangs, 19 to 13. When the scare was made there were less than two minutes to play, and there was not an SMU fan in the stand who dared hope for the touchdown that SMU now needed. Wouldn’t Give I p Doak Walker, a most amazing footballer today, however, was not ready to give up. He had accomplished the seeming impossible several times in this game, and took charge of the game again He ran the kickoff back 59 yards to the 36, then took a pass from (Gilbert Johnson on the nine-yard line. FORT WORTH. Nov. 29—II*—Sta- tUtic* of th« TCI'-SMU gum«*: lie led the assault that got Waco over the hill aicainst Ennis when Kincannon was on the bench with injuries. ♦ ♦ ♦ Henry Stollenwerck was the district’s greatest back and one of the best In the State. Many scribes ranked him the finest running back In the Stale. Stollenwerck made the Waxahachle team what it was. He had tremendous power and it always required three or four rivals to bring him down when he got moving. In addition, he was a fine punter and broken field expert. ♦ ♦ ♦ Robhy Dillon was even grrater than Stollenwerck against Waco. He 1» the fastest hack in the loop and has no equal as a hroken- fielil runner. Stollenwerck relies mostly on power. Coach Ted Dawson of Temple said Dillon was being overlooked. We came almost doing It until the Waco-Temple tussle. R o b b y McFarland did everything in the Hillsboro backfield and starred in every game. ❖ ♦ ♦ h. C. Parks was a remarkable all-around player and sparkplug of th** Fnnl* attack. Little Robert Walker scored, more than 70 points for a last-place club. He was a wonder on defense as well. Carl Guess probably belongs on the first team but we had to make room for Dillon. Guess Is the best kicker in the district. His toe beat Waco in the championship battle. Kelly Burkhart, hard-hitting line rammer, was also a flawless goal-kicker. He decided a couple of games for the Tigers with his extra-point conversions. ♦ ♦ ♦ Rill Davis was a shifty runner and constant threat In the Corsicana attack. Eldo Johnson was the Temple Hne-hacker and place- kicker. He could also pasa in great style when called irpon. Gene Saunders Joined Stollenwerck in giving the Waxahachle crew a powerful ground game. He ripped one line after another to bits In lending Stollenwerck some strong support with the offensive chores. Jack Rrown also showed lots of power with his smashes. Waco hail Flr»t down« ............ TCU .... 7 SMI IS Net yirdi nothing .. _____ M151 Net yard« paxitinK .. _____ 1'iR17H I'orwnrda attempted___12 21 lurwurdi completed .. . * 13 Forward* Intercepte«! .... 1 1 Nu in I mi pu nt« .... 7 7 «Average «lUlmire .... . . 4 I 31.*» Number fumble* .... •» 3 Fumbles lu«t ............ 111! n S Number penalties .... 2 1 lard« penalised ........ 30 6 »-Frtim line of «rrimmsge. He has given the school on the Dallas hilltop its first undefeated team since 1935 when it won from Texas Christian University to go to the Rose Bowl. As was the case in 1935 when Matty Bell turned the trick this year with material that was not the best in the conference. TCU had the better team in 1935, but SMU was the champion. The University of Texas had the best team in the conference this year, but SMU is the champion. Also it is the first championship team that SMU has had since 1935. Rest iu Emergency It Is a team which has been at its best when the emergency was the greatest. Undefeated teams in the Southwest are few and far between. Some of our truly great teams have not been good enough to stav undefeated through a season of play. TCU had a mighty undefeated and untied team in 1938 and Texas A. and M. had the same in 1939. Both of those teams were national champions. Since then we have had a sensational, devastating University of Texas team in 1941, and then a mighty Texas University- team of 1946, 'followed by the Texas team of 1947 which is perhaps the greatest University of Texas team of all time, but none of these great teams were good enough to May undefeated for the season. So now Matty Bell has given the Southwest Conference its first undefeated team since 1939. That is an achievement indeed, even when the material is as great as other mighty teams of this section, but Matty Bell did not have Ihe material to warrant such a record. However, the team did not play what is known as a Tennessee schedule. This SMU team did not have a breather. It had to go on and on. In addition to the six conference games. SMU made two trips to California, playing and defeating Santa Clara in San Francisco, and UCLA in Los Angeles. If went to Oklahoma to win from Oklahoma A. and M., and in Dallas won from Missouri, a team good enough to win from Duke. 28 to 6. UCLA held the Rose Bowl Southern California team to a 6-to-O score. No Easy Games were no breathers for the Mus- ! HP tangs. The Methodists had their | lennessee tomes off days, or days when their play was not up to their top standard, but these days came when the opposition . was not as great as it | was in the crucial games. Crucial conference games for SMU were really those against Rice and Texas. Against those teams, to his everlasting credit, Matty Bell had his team in most sensational form, keyed to a high pitch. As a result, the Methodists made what is really a great Kice team appear weak, Impotent and inadequate. Bell then saved plays to use against Texas, planned for Texas. ’laid’ for Texas, got the jump on Texas with one of Matty’s pet plays, and finally nosed out that team which is perhaps the greatest in the nation for the season of 1947. SMU did not have the kind of material to defeat such a mighty football force as the University of Texas, but it did, thanks to Matty Bell and his able assistants. Me- Adoo Keaton and Rusty Russell. Fired at A. and M. Fourteen years ago Matty Bell was fired as coach of Texas A. and M. because he could not win at a place where he did not have the men. Dana X. Bible, his predecessor, had seen the handwriting on the wall down there, and had moved on. When Bell was fired at A. and M., he caught on as an assistant to Ray Morrison at SMU in 1934. When Morrison left SMU to become head coach at Vanderbilt after the season of 1934, Bell became head coach at SMU, and in his first year as coach there, he gave SMU an undefeated, untied team which was named the No. I team of the nation and invited to the Rose Bowl. Up until this year that was Bell’s greatest coaching achievement. It was a remarkable job, but pales into insignificance to what he has done this year. Matty Bell is THE coach of the year whether he gets that honor or not. He has dope more with less. From Behind To l ake Vanderbilt KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 29- A scrapping Tennessee football team that had been defeated often, simply wouldn’t be beaten today and came from behind to trample Vanderbilt, 12 to 7. A partisan throng of 25,IX)U cheered the Vols to their third straight victory and their fifth of what has been the worst season in 16 years of coaching for Bob Neyland. Tennessee's line, with seven Senior forwards playing their last game for the Vols, spelled the dil- terence between the two highly- keyed elevens. The Vol linemen repeatedly outcharged the Vandy line. Often they spilled Commodore passers before they could hurl the ball. After battling to a stalemate in the first period, Vanderbilt struck first early in the second period. Halfback Bobby Berry faded back for a pass, feinted and sprinted 59 yurcU down the sideline for a touchdown. Zack Clinard, Vandy’s ace kicker, converted. Tennessee came back and marched 62 yards from the kickoff to score. J. B. Proctor sparked the drive, pitching one pass to End Jim Powell for 18 yards and' another to the same wlngman for 11. Proctor then hit Halfback Bob Lund on the goal line for the score. Hal Llttleford's placement was wide. The Vols scored early in the third period, I.ittleford taking the first Commodore punt on his own 37, reversing his field and racing 63 yards down the sideline for the touchdown. FOOTBALL by PAUL TYSON Hillsboro Is Site Of Junior College C hampionship Tilt Many football fans think John Drew "Boody" Johnson oi Waco's HILLSBORO. Nov. »-SPL— 1921-1922-1923 teams were the ^ Texas Junior College Atnletto greatest high school back ever to Confer,nce championship gam« trod a 'I exas gridiron. will be played on Hillsboro'« As a fan of today, looking back . _ . _ , . over more than thirty years oil *razier F*cld next week, coaching. I think he was too. j Coach Lloyd Raymer of Ilills- Any time this great runner boro College called the flip of a ^kL‘f»£ “"ii «in with representatives of South- the safety man between him and . _ „ the goal line, he scored. No one Texas Junior College of man standing between Boody and Uvalde to bring the game here, paydirt ever tackled him. j Uvalde clinched the south ion# Double Safety Used championship last week. Hills- i« - ___ boro won the north zone crown Thanksgiving Day with a 19-0 de- lit ^ «him r ciMon ov<*r Henderson County of would then go between them or * feint to go between them, leaving! Co#ch Pjlym,r snd A„„Unt SI Parma was the lad who kept it all sorts of trouble keeping him going with his Tierce line Mtmsh- j under control. .So did several Ing and marvelous defensive play, others. Woodruff Does Good Coaching Job The district race was one of the most exciting in several years. Four teams were In the thick of the championship fight until the last. It took the last games of the season to decide the winner. Against other loops, team of this section had a fine record. Corsicana was undefeated until It had played Waxahachio and had beaten teams from three other circuits. ❖ ❖ ❖ Temple was ruled ineligible before the season started but was one of the State’s top teams and had much to do with deciding the district champion. The Wildcats did not look strong at the start hut ! next year, began to click when they got up against other conference outfits. ❖ ❖ ❖ We’ll probably get lots of mail because we didn't name a Corsicana back on the first team. It was hard to choose between the Tigers. June Clark was great. So was Gerald Bowen, a passer who wasn't listed as a regular. David appeared to have the edge because of his all-around ability. ❖ ❖ Boyd Payne will have loin of material at Corsicana amain neit year, according to Paul Moore, vet although the Buckaroos have a rugged defense. Lufkin is likely to be Corsicana’s opponent in the quarter-final round. The Panthers are among the top four teams in the State right now, and are expected to get into the finals. ❖ ❖ ❖ Although Baylor was beaten In Houston Saturday, It has been a much better season for the Rear*. They won four straight games to start the year and have been rugged rivals for every other conference team. Young Bob Woodruff did a splendid job in his first season. Baylor will bear watching ❖ ♦ ♦ Gene Huebner proved one of the loop’s finest centers. He was not far behind Joe Watson, the Rice marvel, and Cecil Sutphln, the SMU star. Chuck Stone was the best guard we saw play. Buddy Tinsley made a strong bid for all­ conference honors. These boys all return next year so the Baylor defense is likely to be stronger than ever. ♦ ♦ ♦ Rill Duhoae did another remarkable jioh at Waco High. Nobody e«- eran acrlbe of that city. There peeled the Tigers to go an far a* Wage t*ratal outstanding Hoys on iliej have In the rue«*. Waxaliaottla the Junior high team thin season and Corsicana were ore~seanon fa- and nil \sIII be eligible for the vorites for the district champion- Tigers In IJM8. Temple loses most ship. Dubose, master line builder, of its players so the championship came up with the best forward wall wrap may be between Waco and in the loop. Injiirien handicapped Corsicana. the Felines in several contest«. ♦ ♦ ♦ I They probably wouldn’t have lost Several h!-dl*trict games ate on With the clock ticking the game away, Johnson passed to lialllday for the score which tied the count. Walker had a chance to win the game by adding the extra point, nut that seemed to be asking n bit too much. He missed the extra point, it going wide. Walker did everything else, playing the most magnificent game of his glittering career. The TCU team scored tw^ce before SMU was able to tally, and several times early In the third quarter seemed due to salt the game away, being down on the SMU three due largely to a Pony fumble, but SMU got out of that hole, came back to take the lead as the third quarter closed. It looked like a certain 13-12 victory for SMU with three minutes to play, and then seemed a certain 19-to-13 TCU victory with less than two minutes to play. Rest of Season TCU played by far Its best game of the season. It rose to supreme heights, featuring Its line which has been great all season from tackle to tackle. In the baekfield, Lindy Berry was brilliant, and Pete Stout was a powerhouse. It scarcely resembled the TCU team of other days in this season. SMU, on the other hand, proved that it was of championship calibre by the manner In which it came back when ail teemed lost. TCU drove 50 yards for the first touchdown of the game, featured by a long pass from Berry to Bailey on the 13. From that point Pete Stout carried the ball four times, making a first down on the two on tlie third down, and then going over for the score on the next down. A great pass Interception by Browning set up TCU’s second score on the last ploy of the first quarter. He took the ball neat his 25 and raced all the way to the SMU nine. On third down with 10 to go for a touchdown, Berry faked a pass, found an opening and ran to the SMU two. From that point, on fourth down Stout crashed over for the score. Two Threats Stopped Two SMU threats were stopped by TCU in the second quarter, and the half was almost over when Doak Walker took the ball from his own 38, got back to his own 25 to pass, was crowded back there, wheeled away, and ran 75 yards for SMU’s first touchdown. SMU went ahead on the last play of the third quarter after getting out of two deep holes early in the period. SMU went 51 yards for the score, featuring passing and running by Walker. He passed to the 29, ran to the 15, passed to the six, and then on two plays went over for the score that put the Mustangs in front. The game seemed over with TCU back on its 20-yard line, and 20 yards to go on third down with about three minutes remaining to play. Then Berry shot a Tong pass to Bailey and he ran all the way to the SMU 30 and when tackled lateraled to Jackson who ran to the SMU eight. From that point Stout scored what looked like the winning touchdown on a lateral from Berry, (Hves Ponies Title With less than two minutes to play, Walker took the next kickoff on the five and ran to the TCU 36, On third down Walker took Johnson’« pa*s and gut to the nine, and then Johnson passed to llalliday for the score which tied the game with 20 seconds remaining to play. That last touchdown gave the Mustangs the undisputed title. Matty Bell has given Southern H you teai the S NI I machine ■ a t j \ • ir* ' 1 v apart, and analyze ;*h «ridslcr, |'dill ( >1111111 M III making up that highly Red and i Blue machine, you will he nmazed at the Pony record. SMU has a great back in Doak Walker. He is one of the four outstanding | backs of the nation. In his second Ka.n.ìr> I yf,ar as a member of the SMU Just before Playing thè Uni ver ity of Texas In thè cruciai gam< of thè season, thè Mustangs had tu play UCLA in California. Thero i See TCU-SMU, Page 3 fcagles and Alvarado Clash Here Thursday I'lay Pro/fie I iew §/ Paul Quinn’s Tigers clash Friday night with the Panthers from Prairie V’iew College in the second annual YMCA building benefit game to be played at Katy park. The once-defeated Panther pack, coached by Billy Nicks, presents a big challenge to Coach Louis Jones and his Quinn eleven. ' It will be the first battle between football teams of the two schools in several years. Officials in charge promise accommodations for white fans who wish to witness the benefit tilt. Tickets are on sale at the Central YMCA at Sixth and Washington, at Doris Miller YMCA at Second and Webster, at the Mecca Drug Store on llridge Street, and at any of the public schools. The Valley Mills Eagles, Coach t, J. C. Larkin’s “dream team,” I ickctS for Hi-I)istrict holders of the District If,-I! title W ill Be Sold in Mcxiil for the second consecutive year, MEXIA, Nov. 29 SPL-Tlckets will meet the unbeaten and un- j for the Mexia-McGregor bi-district scored-on Alvarado Indians for bi- I championship game will go on sale i)i . \i . vt II" district honors at Municipal Sta- ¡here Monday morning at the White * 'SIRS IVIOVC /XilCilu POT dium here Thursday at 7:30 *nd Gillespie Drug Store. The game I ¡ffL. iVittnn Rnvvl "l ilt p. m. Ms to be played Friday night, Dec 1 vxni n im»\\ i i m 5, at McGregor. Kickoff* time will be 7:45 p. m. No reserved seats will be sold, but the east stands at the McGregor stadium will be reserved for Mexia fans. These stands have a seating capacity of 1,100, | The Eagles, paced bv the remarkable Jerry Mullins and James Shular, whose gridiron feats opponents and rival fans have complained were kept under a bushel basket until too late to give them sufficient warning, are undefeated for the season. Romp Over Grandview The Indians, sparked by shifty little Derrell Maberry at right half and Paul Nolen, 6-foot, 8- inch, 208-pound fullback, put the seal on District 15-B laurels last week by romping over the Grandview Zebras, 37-0. Rounding out the Eagles back- fleld are Felix Golden and Cullen Dansby. Qxin Dogs in Film Training of coon dogs, bloodhounds on the trail of the lost girl and some fast moving shots of fox hunting are included in a short entitled, "Running the Hounds,” at the Waco Theatre Sunday through Tuesday. Ward Wilson is the narrator. The film also shows the training of beagles DALLAS, Nov. 29 UP- Pending approval of the State Fair of Texas and the Cotton Bowl Athletics Association, the Dallas Junior Chamber of Commerce moved ahead today for a Little Cotton Bowl football game Undefeated Tyler Junior College would he the host team with possibly Hutchinson, Kans., Junior College as the opponent. Tentative date for the game has been set* for Dec. 20. W’illard Crotty, Jaycee president, said response to the idea had been encouraging. Golden is the player who has n,,A ___l talk among Valley tor 1^/UilPtCI DÍ1CKS the Central Texas schedule this week. Mexia and McGregor play in MrGrecor Fridav night with a place in the regional finals at stake. Calvert and A and M. Consolidated meet nt Calvert Friday night in a i i«ss B fracas Fairfield and Kerens stage another In Mexia Thursday night. ❖ ❖ ❖ Valley Mills brings Jerrv Mullins to Municinal Stndium Thursd'sy night against Alvarado. His appearance should attract a near­ capacity thronir since he is hailed as the greatest baekfield nerfnrmer In Hi****, narts. We understand Raylor has him already sjjfned up. ❖ ❖ ❖ Cerulean* will he favored over ■eckenrldge, the 9-AA champion. • |Piiiimin,» ts'miiiiii i n.i > r 111*1 i . . ............................. the Corsicana tilt had Claude Kin- 1 nlversity in this season cannon been able to play. I of 1947 hi® <*<»"<,hing masterpiece. ❖ * ❖ Notre Dame and Southern California meet next Saturday at Los Angeles |n one of the year« biggest attractions. You can gel an idea of the real strength of both te^ms in that one. LSU and Tulane also stage their annual battle. The Tigers should win but you can never tell about them. ❖ ❖ ❖ Jinx Tucker, sports editor of these newspapers, will be honored on the “An Orchid to You” program over Station KWTX at 2 o’clock this afternoon. Several outstanding sports figures of the Southwest have written testimonials which vs ill be included on the program. caused a lot of Mills fans this season. His improvement over the past year is described by them as phenomenal. He leads In ground gaining and is a terror on defense. Heretofore considered too slow. Golden has outrun some of the fastest men in the district. Sto|Ni Hi# Ones Dansby. lightest of the leather- lugging quartet, is the scatback. His tackling has been almost unbelievable and he effectively stops players twice his weight. Wonder man of the Valley Mills line, one of the best forward walls in Central Texas. Is Tommy Cole, end. Another, whom Valley Mills fans have already earmarked for Baylor next year, Is center Rufus Nutt, son of the high school principal. He is the youngest of four brothers to play center on Eagle teams, Is the possessor of an iron nerve and hasn’t made a bad pass In his entire career. Play* Six Positions Timmons (Sonny) Barnett, Is considered the "holy terror” of the team. Gene Krueger, most times found at the other guard position rates one distinction above his team mates—he has played as many as six different positions in one game and played them well. Other workhorses in the Eagle wall are Tommy Pool and Charles Ravmond Smith at tackle spots and Wayne Rrock at the right terminal. Outstanding among the reserves and seeing frecjuent service are Billy Holes, Harvey Miller. Jack Sills, Jerry Travis, C. R. Dansby, Donald Bankhead, Biff Barnes, Darrell York. Burrell Hilton. Roh. ert Halls, Don Mullins. Weldon Jaynes. Charles Danshv, Phil Jones and Maurice Williams. Tickets Ready Monday The Indian starting lineup Includes - Don Baker and VVavne ( berk at end. Frank Record and John Parks at tackle, Harold Hal- lent ine and Hobby Roberta at guard and Billy Whitworth at the pivot position. In the baekfield are Nolen, Mayberry, Charles Lockett and Tommy Spry. ’Pickets for the bi-district game «ill no one sale in Waco Monday or Tuesday. rexas Assistant c 3oach Bucks and Tigers Scheduled Friday For the last meeting of the year, the Downtown Quarterback Club members and guests will see the moving pictures of the Texas- Oklahoma tilt which was staged at the Cotton Bowl earlier in the year This is the game over which there has been so much discussion of the work of Referee Jack Cisco. Head Coach Blair Cherry of the Sugar Bowl-bound Texas Longhorns was to have been the guest of the club but because of an appendectomy. Assistant Coach Buddy Jungmichael will substitute for him. The session will be at the Raleigh Hotel starting at 7:30. The Rreckenridge Ruekaroo«, winners of the District ll-AA title, will meet Corsicana's Tigers, District 10-A A champions, at Corsicana at !:3(t p. ni. I rida>, for hi district honor». The »He mis agreed on at a short meeting in the Raleigh Hotel Saturday afternoon by Robert Railey, representing Rreckenridge, and R. A. Arm- Istead. principal of Corsicana High School. The victor Friday will meet the winner of the Lufkin-Longview game which will be played at Lufkin Saturday afternoon. Custom Tailored Seat Covers »2=0 • For Five-Pass. Car As Low As ........ FRANK SHARP 227 North Third Phone 4817 Buy at Home This Christmas, patronize our home town merchants who hove worked hard and long to bring you the best merchandise on the market at the lowest possible prices. Remember, nothing ever paid greater dividends or more handsome returns than loyalty to Waco. BUY at HOME National Ba; of Waco ass- U 5 GOV'T DtPOSlTOKY them standing helpiessly. He had to be stopped near the line of scrimmage where he could tx? piled up without gaming running room. Few players ever had much luck tackling Boody around the legs He used a vicious stiff arm which rammed would-be low tacklers into the dirt, while bis high churning legs never lost their footing. When he was downed, it usuaih Milton Buchanan will scout Uvalde at Corpus Christi and make arrangements for the championship game. Two weeks ago Hillsboro College sign*<l » contract to play Northeast Junior College of LSU at Monroe. I-a., Dec. 12 in the Junior Sugar Bowl. From 1940 to 1943, the civilian took a high shoulder tackle i».us population "of the United States the assistance of at least one other decreased 4 2 million because of man grabbing for his le^s. After war mobilization. being tackled he had a peculiar |----------------------------------------------------- way of drawing up his legs and pinning his arms snugly to hi* chest while holding the ball tightly. Thus he rarely fumbled and protected himself from any roughing the defense might have cooked up. Due to Natural Talent Roody’s remarkable ability was due to natural talent plus man^ hours of hard work on stde-st**p-! ping drills, lone; since abandoned by modern coaches. In addition to his elusive sidestepping and stiff-arming. John Boody was a deadly tackier, a go»*i passer and a master of the dropkick. He couldn't punt, but who cared! A New York paper sent a sportswriter to Waco to investigate this young Texas Jack rabbit whose fame was spreading. When the big city scribe wired back in his story that Boody could kick Perfect dropklcks from forty, fifty and e\en sixty yards out. the Ne\* York slickers thought he was kidding. Won Championships Boody won the State championship for Waco from Abilene in 19*22 almost single-handed, scoring two perfect dropkicks and a touchdown. 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