Panama City News-Herald from Panama City, Florida on September 16, 1973 · Page 27
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Panama City News-Herald from Panama City, Florida · Page 27

Panama City, Florida
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Sunday, September 16, 1973
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Panthers, Georgia Tie ATHENS. GA. (UPI) Underdog PiltshurRli, inspired l^y tlie fancy ruiininf,' of freshman tailbacl<Tony Dorset I and a ferocious defense, battled heavily favored Georgia to a 7-7 draw Saturday in Johnny Majors' debut as the Panthers' coach. Picited as a better than two-touchdown underdog, the Panthers marched 62 yards the first time they had the ball with junior quarterback Bill Daniels sweeping left end for the last 17. Freshman (jliuvkickcr Carson Long, wlio later missed what could have been a game-winning field goal, kicked the extra point. Just l)efore the second period started, Georgia took advantage of a slior't punt by Pittsburgh's Larry Swider to start a 46-yard march of its own, climaxed by quarterback Andy Johnson's lunge from the four early in the second period. oDorsett, a 170-poun(ler from Aliquippa, Pa., picked up 101 Net Tourney Into Doubles Mixed doubles play is scheduled today in the Everybody tennis tournament at Mowat Center. Saturday results were: Men's B singles — Larry Kersey beat Ken Arrant, 6-0, 6-3; Mike Shadducks beat Don Sauvageau, 6-1, 6-3; Tommy Lewis beat Ronald Kell, 6-0,6-2; Dean Cox beat Skip Rutherford, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4; semifinals, Shadducks beat Kersey, 6-2, 6-1; Lewis beat Cox, 0-6,6-4,6-3; finals today, 2 p.m. Men's A singles — Al Cathey beat Larry Kersey, 6-1, 6-2; Doyje Smith beat Ray Urbane, 6-0, 7-5; Larry Berridge beat Al Cathey, 6-1. 6-3; Bob Van Orman beat Don Hallr, 6-1,6-2; James Liford beat Emanuel Klauser, 4-6, 6-0, 6-3; Van Orman beat Liford, 6-0, 6-4; Smith beat Benidge, 6-4, 6-2; finals next Saturday. Women's .singles — Corrine Moody beat Joyce Moody, 8-4; Sylvia Cooper beat Barbara Whitehead, 6-0, 6-1; Lone Nolan beat Corrine Moody, 6-2, 6-3; finals today. Junior boys — Charles Long beat David Smith, 7-5, 6-3; Delton Smith beat Bobby Fowler, default; Douglas Smith beat Long, 6-1, 6-3; Glenn Nolan beat Delton Smith, 6-2, 6-3; finals today, 2 p.m. KANSAS CITY (UPI) - Jan Stenerud's 48-yard place kick against Minnesota in the 1970 Super Bowl is the longest field goal kicked in the annual title classic. y.ii'ds on 2(i carries in his cdlegc debut to keep the prcssur'o constantly on the Bulldog ( Dorsett, unfazcd by his inexpericiUM? on a hot. sultry afternoon, was particularly effective in the .second half when Georgia was kept in its own terriloiy until the closing seconds. oLate in the fourth i)eriod, Pittsburgh launched a march from its own 17 aftci' the Bulldogs had failed to capitalize on a third down play — a key factor in their faltering attack. Dorsett picked up .'i4 yards as the Panthers went to the Georgia 17 before bogging down. Long then stepped back to see if he could be the hero in his first varsity game. But his 34-yard field goal try was wide to the right. Dothan Plays Another Tie DOTHAN, Ala. — Dothan High's Tigers, who will play Bay High in Panama City next Friday night, played a 7-7 tie . with Pascagoula, Miss.. Friday night. It was Dothan's second straight tie. The Tigers deadlocked Montgomery, Ala., Jeff Davis, 13-13. in their opener. NKWS-IIKRAIJ), Taniuna City, lln., Sunday. September Hi, I !n3 I'age M' Rebels Beaten STYMIED —Georgia's Jimmy Poulous (20) is nailed by Pitt's MikeBulino (21) for a loss of eight yards. The teams played a 7-7 tie. (By UPI) LEXINGTON, Ky. (UPI) Little Ernie Lewis scooted 63 yards for one touchdown, one yard for another and passed 14 yards for a third score Saturday as the Kentucky Wildcats christened their new 53,000-seat Commonwealth Stadium with a 31-26 victory over Virginia Tech. The Wildcats, opening the Wildcats Edge VPI, 31-26 football season under new coach Fran Curci, had to withstand a 20-point rally by the gobblers in the last half after soaring to a 31-6 lead at the intermission. Placekicker Gary Latimer missed three field goal tries in the last half that could have given Tech the victory. The attempts were 50. 25, and 45 yards in length. Lewis, a 168-pound junior, executed the quarterback option with fine.sse in the finst half as Kentucky cashed in recovered VPI fumbles for its first two touchdowns. Elevated to starting quarterback after Dinky McKay was declared ineligible COLUMBIA, Mo. (UPI) Tailback Tommy Rcamnn made up fortwo.sccond-f|iiartcr fumbles in.side the Mi.ssi.ssippi 10 by racing for a paii- of touchdowns in the second half Saturday, one covei'ing 70 yards, to lead Mi.ssouri to a 17-0 victory ov(.'r the rebels. Miss 0 u r i t h o i' o u g h I y dominated the leani from Oxford, but led by only 3-0 until late in the third ((uarter before a crowd of 51.620. '.inebacker Scott F^ickens intercepted a from Kenny Lyons and returned it 18 yards to the Ole 27 to set up the Tigers' first touchdown. John Cherry pa.ssed 23 yards to ,Jini Sharp for a first clown at the foui-. A five-y ard penalty put the liall back to the nine, but three plays later, Reamon scampered four yards for the touchdown, with 1:46 left in the third quarter. Missouri got the ball back on its own eight after a fi6-yard punt by Gregg f^erland. But that proved to be no problem for the Big Eight Tigers. Three running plays moved the ball to the 30 and Reamon, taking a pitch to his left, cut back to the center and scampered 70 yar'ds for the clinching touchdown with 13:03 left in the game. The game was the opener for Mis-souri while Ole Miss fell to 1-1 after an opening victory over Villa nova. Tlie first-half score came after' Tony Gillick intercepted a Lyons pass and returned it IH y,'( rds lot he Ole ,33. Desert Vixon Is Top Fiiiy NEW YORK (UPI) —Desert Vixon blazefl to her eighth straight victory and wrapptnl up the 3-year-ol(l filly championship at Belmont Park Saturday when .she won the $109,800 Reldame .Stakes by S'/^ lengths. The .speedy filly gave the starters in the Marlboro Cup which followed .something to shoot al when she equalled the AdK-rican and track record in I he one and one-eighth mile race, finishing in l:4fj 1-5. The Cup was decided al the same distance. With jockey Jorge Velazquez in the .saddle. Desert Vixon w(.-nt to the front at the start and led all the uay to beat Poker Night, the only other ,3year-old in the field of seven. .Susan's Girl, leading contender for the older filly and mare championship was third. Desert Vixon paid S3.60, $3.40 and .$2.20 acioss the board and picked up a winner's purse of $65,880 as she raised her earnings to $266,708. 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