Panama City News-Herald from Panama City, Florida on September 16, 1973 · Page 25
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Panama City, Florida
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Sunday, September 16, 1973
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NKW8-IIKRAIJ),FananiiiClly, Kla„Sjimlav, NcploiiilKr Ifi, 1!^ PaRPIC Gators CUp K-State, 21-10 GAINIOSVILLK. FLA. (UPI) — Quaitctback David Howdcm drilk'd throe touchdown [JMHSCS Saturday nif,'tit to lead the Florida Gators to a rain -Koal <('d 21-0 victory over- [junclilcss Kansas State. Bowdcn, wlio completed IT) of 25 passes for 147 yards, wiped out a 3-0 Kansas State lead in the first quarter when he connected with flanker Glenn Sever on a l.'i-yard touchdown heave, Bowdcn made it 14-3 when he passed 10 yards to Nat Moore just before halftime and wound up the Gators' scoring with a 16-yard pass to wide receiver Lee McGriff in the third period. Kansas State .s(.'ored first, on Keith Brunley's ,37-yard field goal after cornerman F'aul Smith returned an intercepted Bowden pass 53 yards. But the Wildcats of the big eight did not score again until the fourth period when tjuarterback Steve Grogan dashed over from the 21 when he found his receivers covered. John Williams kicked all three conversions for Florida. The second Gator touchdown was set up by a 15-yard unsportsmanlike conduct penalty against the wildcats, Deacons Edge Seminoles, 9-7 LEG ROOM — Oregon State's Bill Cecil (36) scampers for yardage against Auburn. But the Tigers won tiie game, 18-9 (By UPI) Auburn Decks Beavers BIRMINGHAM, ALA. (UPI)— Touchdown runs by second string quarterback Wade Whatley and third string tailback Secdrick Mclntyre gave heavily-favored Auburn an 18-9 victory Saturday over stubborn Oregon State. The Tigers, figured to win by at least three touchdowns, were leading by a single point, 10-9, with barely two minutes to play before safety David Langner snared an errant pass by Oregon State's Alvin White and scampered to the Beaver 17 Two plays later, Whatley, finding himself without receivers, dashed around left end to score from the 15. Regular quarterback Randy Walls ran in for the two-point conversion and iced the victory for the Tigers on a hot, muggy afternoon. Mclntyre, a freshman from Montgomery, Ala., opened Tiger scoring midway in the second period with a seven-yard run, capping a 67-yard drive. Roger Pruett added a 42 yard field goal late in the third period. Held scoreless for three-fourths of the game, Oregon State scored early in the fourth period after trapping an Auburn fumble at the Tigers 49. Wingback Ray Taroli ran the score from 10 yards out five plays later, A two-point conversion attemp failed. With six minutes to play, rick Kulaas kicked a 30-yard field goal to complete the Beaver scoring. Oregon State was on the move again with four minutes to play (Turn to AUBURN. 2C) Gibson, Spinks Join Cards ST. LOUIS (UPI) -The St. Louis Cardinals announced Saturday that pitchers Bob Gibson and Scipio Spinks will accompany the club on its final road trip of the year beginning Sunday night. Spinks, sidelined early in the year with a shoulder injury, will return to the active list Sunday and will see limited pitching duty, the Cards said. Spinks had a record of 1-5, and an earned run average of 4.85 when put on the disabled list. Gibson, sidelined Aug. 4 when he injured his right knee running the bases in New York, will not be returned to the active list but will continue a conditioning program, the Cards said. The former Cy Young Award winner had a record of 11-10 and an era of 2.81 when he wassidelined. WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (UPI) — Senior kicking specialist Church Ramsey hit a 42-yard field goal with only three seconds remaining vSaturday night to give the Wake Forest Deacons a 9-7 up.set victory over Florida State. The Knoxville, Tenn. native provided all the scoring for the Deacons with identical first and second period 24-yard field goals plus his game winning kick. The Cadets' only touchdown came in the third period when Florida State running back Hodges Mitchell plunged over from the 4-yard line, capping a 71-yard drive. Wake Forest started its winning drive from its own 34. In just four plays, the Deacons hit the FSC 25 on a 16-yard pass from Andy Carlton to Walter Simms, setting up the all or nothing field goal with three seconds left. The Deacons had 289 yards total rushing, completing 11 of 24 pass attempts for 116 yards. The Seminoles were held to only 97 yards on the ground, but went 163 in the air, completing 14 of 25 attempts. The Seminoles attempted a from were four second period field goal the 35, but failed, and within scoring distance other times in the contest. The win for Deacon Coach Chuck Mills was his first after taking over the Deacons squad in December of last year. tThe Seminoles had been plagued in the last two weeks with an influenza outbreak and poor weather. Sophomore running back Frank Marsh led the Deacon ground attack rolling up 77 yards in 14 carries. Mitchell led the Seminoles, going 83 yards in 25 carries. Florid* MXr f ( 7 *-7 WtkcForrsl WAKE-FG Ramsey 24 WAKE-FGRamMy24 FSU - Mitchell 4 run (A«l<ln kick) WAKE-FG Ramsey 42 A - 18,000 J I 0 S- 9 when KSU linebacker Denny Gragg slugged offensive tackle Mike Stanfield in an af ter-the-whlstle scuffle. Instead of a fourth and 18 situation at the Wildcat 44, the Gators found themselves with a first down at the 29. Two plays later, Bowden flipped his 10-yard scoring pass to Moore, and Florida led 14-3 at the half. KSU opened the second half with a steady 79-yard march that fizzled inside" the Gator one-yard line when Andy Summers pounced on an Isaac fumble. Moore, the Gators' leading ground gainer, rushed for 72 yards in 22 carries. KamiuSUIr Florida KSU —FGBrunley37 FLA — Sever 13 pass from Bowden (Williams J • • 7- 11 7 7 7 »- « Football Results r LAY AWAY SALE! 10% DOWN '^on- - SAT. 10 AM. . 10 PM SUN. -IPM. . 6PM. Satarday's (Mktir Football Results By United Press Mermtioml East Bloomsburg St. 19Shlppensburg9 Boston tJ. 16 Maine 13 Bowling Green 41 Syracuse 14 Bridgeport 14 Alfred 8 California St. (Pa.) 14 Froatburg St.6 Central Connecticut 24 Edlnboro 11 Cheyney St. 42 D.C. Teachers 0 C.W. Post 13 Delaware St. 0 Curry 6 Maine Maritime 0 ' Delaware 49 West Chester St. 24 Eastern Kentucky 26 Indiana SI. (Pa.) 13 Hofstra 24 Wagner 13 Holy Cross 38 Nonheastern 14 John Carroll 38 Washington & Jefferson 12 Juniata 28 GetlysburgS LOafayette 21 Kings Point 3 Lehigh 22 Connecticut 20 Massachusetts 2! Vlllanova 20 Mlllersvllle33 Norwich? MontclalrSt. 31 KutztownSt. 13 Shepherd 38 Randolph-Macon 18 Slippery Rock 27 Mansfield 0 Southern Connecticut 9 Coast Guard 0 Springfield 34 Cortland 20 Susquehanna 24 Grove Cit)( 13 Trenton St. 24 New Haven 0 Vermont 14 American International 7 Westminister (Pa.) 42 Lock Haven 7 West Virginia St. 36Concord 8 Potomac St. 21 Hartford St. 13 Brockport St. IZBrldgewaterSt. 3 Franklin k Marshall 21 Albrieht 14 South Auburn 18 Oregon St. 9 Bridgewater 25 St. Paul's 0 Elizabeth City St. 9 Virginia St. 7 Elon33SamfordlO Grambling 22 Alcorn A4M 6 Georgia7Pituburgh7 HampdenSydney 11 Mary ville 0 Howard 38 Maryland (Eastern Shore) 14 Kentucky 31 Virginia Tech 26 Montgomery Roekvllle 42GaIlaudet 0 Navy 34 Virginia Military 8 North Carolina 34 William & Mary 27 Northeast Louisiana 21 Mississippi St. 21 Richmond 42 Davidson 0 Univ. of the South 28 Washington (Stl.) 6 West Virginia 20 Maryland 13 Vanderbilt 14 UTChananooga 12 Ell2abeth City St. 9 Virginia St 7 RTichmond 42 Davidson 0 Wake Forest9 Florida St. 7 The Citadel 25 Presbyterian 13 Tennessee 21 Duke 17 Gardner Webb 23 Newberry 14 South Carolina St. 14 North Carolina St. 14 (tie) Florida 21 Kansas St. 10 jtlalMma MCaliromia 0 Lenoir Ryne 31 Wofford 29 Austin Peay 16 Youngstown 7 Salem 30 BluefleldO Glenville40W.Va.TcchO McNesse St. 40 SE Louisiana 10 Mldwrsi Anderson 13 Lakeland 7 Carthage 34 North Park 14 Central Michigan 14 Ball St. 7 Cincinnati 40 Xavler (Ohio) 7 Coe41Grlnneli7 DePauw 14 Albion 0 Earlham 14Flndlayl3 Eastern Michigan 21 Louisiana Tech 19 Franklin 54 Rose-Hulman 6 Grand Valley 27 Kalamazoo 14 Hamllne39Luther7 Hillsdale 13 Ferris St.7 Illinois 28 Indiana 14 Illinois Benedictine IS Dubuque 14 Illinois Wesleyan 22 Carroll 14 Indiana Central 23 Alma 20 Indiana St.dnd.) 17Eastem IllinolsO Kansas 29 Washington St. 8 Kent St. 10 Louisville 3 LTa Crosse 21 Stevens Point 0 Manchester 7 Hope 0 Miami (Ohio) 32 Dayton 0 Michigan 31 Iowa 7 Minnesota (Duluth) 7 Michigan Tech 0 Missouri 17 Mississippi 0 MTount Union 21 Ohio Northern 7 Muskingum 10 West Liberty 7 Northern Illinois34 Southern Illinois 28 Northwestern 14 Michigan St. 10 Northwestern (Wis.) 32Luther0 Norwood 17 St.Joaeph's (Ind). 13 OhloSt.S6MinnesoU7 Otterbein30Kenyon8 Oberlln 51 Centre (Ky.) 28 Purdue 14 Wisconsin U Southwest Minnesota 7 Momingisde 6 Wabash 10 HanoverO Wartburg 24 Eureka 0 Wayne St. 19 Valparaiso? Western Michigan U Long Beach St. 8 Wisconsin (Milwaukee) 21 Northern Mich 21 Wittenberg 42 Central St. 13 Western Michigan 13 Long Beach St. 8 kick) FLA — Moore 10 pass from Bowden (Williams kick) FLA — McGriff 16 pass from Bowden (Williams kick) KSU - Grogan 21 run (Brunley kick) Cincy Edges Atlanta, 3-2 CINCINNATI (UPI) - Tony Perez, who begged his way into the starting lineup, slammed a two out 10th inning homer off rookie righthander Wenty Ford to give the Cincinnati Reds a 32 victory over the Atlanta Braves Saturday night. The home run was the 24th of the season for Perez who sat out Friday night's game with a sore wrist and then talked his way into tonight's lineup when he assured Reds' manager Sparky Anderson the wrist was "okay." Hank Aaron went hitless in four trips and walked once as he again failed to get his 711th homer. Aaron is not expected to start Sunday but will be available to pinch-hit. The Reds victory boosted Northern Michigan 21 wi ^in -M^ their lead over the second place 8' FAMILY POOL TABLE Green wool cloth on soli(j-core bed for true, smooth playing surface. Rubber cushions lor lively response — single end ball return, too. Set of 2 '/4" balls, two 52" cues, triangle, chalk, instructions. DO YOU HAVE A CHARGE? GRANTS BOUNCE POOL TABLE A big value! A big space-saver with a regulation size playing surface. 33%" x 493/-1" cabinet Complete with set of aVa" balls, two 48" cues chalk and instructions. Buoyant saving! FOLD 'N' ROLL TENNIS TABLE Folds flal, rools on castors to stor* easily. Regulation 5' X 9' top with no glar. surfac.. Braces hold bock upright for play back. the more for your moneysworth store PANAMA PLAZA W. 15th ST, ~^^)^0 YOU KNOW GRANT CITY HAS7 > Games and hobbies for the entire family > Aquariums, cages, and other pet equipment Lots of furry and feathered .friends East Carolina 13 Southern Mississippi u South Carolina 41 Georgia Tech 28 Tampa 35 Toledo 2S Marshall 21 MoreheadSt. 17 Fairmont 17 W. Va. Wesleyan 7 LSUnColorado6 Carson-Newman 26 East Tennessee 2 Victory Goes ToAIUnser INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (UPI) —Al Unser roared by pole sitter Greg Weld on the 12th lap of the 21st annual Hoosier Hundred to win the United States Auto Club dirt championship Saturday and the race's top $15,000 purse. Unser's drive, his fourth consecutive victory here, was at an average speed of 91.625 miles an hour. The Albuquerque, N.M., ace started on the outside of the front row at the one-mile Indiana State Fairgrounds track and was continually in command once he passed Weld. Johnny Parsons of Indianapolis finished second and Tom Bigelow, Whitewater, Wis., was third. Bigelow's finish gained him second place in the point standings. The 100-mile race, postponed from last Saturday because of rain, was the concluding event on USAC's big car dirt trail. The total purse paid was $97,000. Weld, of Independence, Mo., dropped out of the running on the 74th lap, while in second place, with a burned out valve. Norlhwood 17St" Joseph (Ind.) 13 01ivet33Rlpon(Wis.)6 SMlhwett OTklahoma St. 56 Texas (Arlington) 7 Southern St. 38 Central MeihnHjat 14 Jacltson St. 32 Prairie View 7 Colorado Coll. 41 Midland 13 Memphis St. 24 N. Texas St. 3 Oklahoma 42 Baylor 14 Texas Tech 29 Utah 22 So. Methodist 49 Santa Clara 7 Tulsa 48 W. Texas St. 3 West Arizona 21 Wyoming 7 Boise St. 47 Idaho 24 Colorado WtwUrn ;n Saithem Colondo 21 Ft. LewftTlfmUinltl&ifX Hawaii 10 Washington 7 Kearney St. 42 Eastern Montana 7 Penn.<!t.20Stanrord6 Western St. 41 Southern Colorado St. 21 Cubs Split NEW YORK (UPI) — Rick Reuschel spaced 10 hits and two walks as the Chicago Cubs defeated New York, 7-0, to salvage the second game of their doubleheader Saturday after the Mets took the opener, 5-1. As a result of the split, the Mets fell 3 1-2 games behind divison-leading Pittsburgh in the National League East while Chicago slipped to five games back. Reuschel stranded 10 Mets as he ended a personal sevengame losing Streak. He had been winless since Aug. 3. Ron Santo's 18th home run of the season opening the second inning ignited a three-run uprising against loser Ray Sadecki, 4-4. A walk and Ken Rudolph's double produced the second run and Don Kessinger's single scored Rudolph. Reuschel helped his own cause in the fourth inning with an RBI double. He then advanced on the second of three hits by Kessinger and scored on Rick Monday's single. Iowa Beaten IOWA CITY, Iowa (UPI) Sixth-ranked Michigan meshed a ball control offensive attack with a tenacious defense Saturday to dominate Iowa 31-7 in the Big Ten opener for both teams. Los Angeles Dodgers to 5 1-2 games in the National League West. Braves Sign Seven-Footer FREDONIA, N.Y. (UPI) The Buffalo Braves signed Kevin Kunnert, a 7-foot center out of Iowa, to a multi-year contract Saturday. The terms were not disclosed. The Braves obtained the rights to Kunnert via a trade with the Chicago Bulls on , Monday. The deal gave Chicago John Hummer and the Braves' No. 2 pick in the 1974 draft in exchange for forward Garfield Heard and the rights to Kunnert. Kunnert was the Bulls' No. 1 draft choice in this year's college draft. He was also the first choice of the San. Antonio Spurs of the rival American Basketball Association. Kunnert led the Big Ten in rebounding and field goal percentage last season. "Kunnert gives the Braves strong assurance at center," a Braves' spokesman said. The Braves need the assurance because veteran center Elmore Smith is holding out for a new contract and has not reported to training camp. Kunnert left for the Braves' camp at Fredonia State College immediately after inking the pact. He will work out with the team at its next practice, a team spokesman said. Only 13 players remain on the Braves' roster as six men were dropped from the squad Saturday. The Braves waived veteran guards Dick Garrett and Fred Hilton and forward Bill Hewitt. They also asked waivers on rookie Bob Bissant and Mark Minor and released rookie Roger Evans. Tide Clips California BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (UPI) — Richard Todd and Gary Rutledge, two inexperienced underclass quarterbacks, each threw two touchdown passes Saturday night to lead 5th-ranked Alabama to a 66-0 romp over California. Joe Dale Harris, a third-string sophomore, caught two of the scoring passes, a 46-yardei' from Todd and an 86-yard bomb from Ruledge. In addition, Ruledge hit Johnny Sharpless for a 32-yard score and Todd threw a 16-yard touchdown pass to George Pugh. todd, a sophomore from Mobile, Ala., also fiained 105 yards in seven carries, including a 36-yard romp, while alternating with Rutledge, a Birmingham junior who started. Alabama Coach Beai' Bryant began usii)g second and third strinpM's as early" as the first period when the Crimson Tide jumped into an early 14-point lead. Alabama's offense set a school record by piling up 667 yards, surpassing the mark of 616 yards set against Richmond in 1961. The 66-point margin was the widest for the Crimson Tide since it beat Richmond by the same score. Alabama led 21-0 at halftime and 38-0 at the end of the third period, scoring 28 points in the final period. Alabama scored five touchdowns on the ground. Willie Shelby tallied twice, from 32 yards and 5 yards. Duffy Boles ran in from 19 yards, James Taylor from 3 and Wilbur Jackson from 2. Sophomore linebacker Wood row Lowe headed the Tide's hard-hitting defense, making 15 tackles, causing a fumble and InterceptiAg a pasi^. Two other linebackers. sophomore Greg Montgomery 'and senior Mike Hall also starred. Rutledge and Todd took over this year for graduated Terry Davis, who led Alabama to the Southeastern Conference title last season, and was named the SEC's player of the year. California, directed by sophomore quarterback Vince Ferragamo, mounted only one sustained drive, moving to the Alabama 7 yard line against substitutes early in the final period before losing the ball on downs. Greg Cook Could Play CINCINNATI (UPI) - Although Coach Paul Browtj emphasizes It's not prot)al>te, U remains possible that Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Greg Cook could play hls'flrnt g(*mf! In almost four years Sunday.

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