The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on September 1, 1959 · Page 8
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Freeport, Texas
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Tuesday, September 1, 1959
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I " iy ifei THE BRAZOSPORT FACTS Counfy Camps.... Bmoaport and Bmoria County. Texas. TUM.. September i, 19B9 '•WEENY Bulldog" eb-eapiain Bill Holcomb. above, nitler- M an injurid knee in recent workoute and is expected to '" "") 19S9 football opener in Sugarland on Friday night, ib was one of.Jhe two Itilarmen guards la the ' lineup. • ; fenior Roundup.... luniors BILL McMUHRAY •^~ : Facts Spoilt Editor -555 lettermen. No depth. •' . how the 1959 footba 'prospects stack - up for tl Sjv.eeny Junior High. Pups. .Sweeny, a member of th Gulf Coast Junior High Con ference, finished with a 4-4 •rirejlf In 1958 and posted fourth place finish in the leagu chase, .';••-.. r.!This season the Rips face ' hOge; rebuilding job and Budd Hogspn has gotten the call t layover the Sweeny Juniors Hopson was moved in as hea «6s<ih of the Junior club whe Kenneth "Dabbs was elevatet ihto'th'e varsity coaching rank at-Sweeny and placed in charg eF-the "B" team. : •Wh'ile Hopson handles th Bth"grade varsity, Neal Hin son -will be working with th 8th';v graders and Granvill ?Stetk" Hastings is in charg ol 'the 7th grade. ."•U firth Hinsori and Hastings are 'new additions to th gweehy coaching staff. ;Por the BEST in ... . «:, W«ttrTo-W»D Carpcti ^Tttkleti installation by Twrta. - • .*•, Cniiom nude Drapes amUlled Complete tnclnd- ••}•>• hardware '£>V Interior Decorator •r.".-' . _ Service No lettermen return fro last year's Junior High clu and currently only 20 'hopefu are out for the Pup varsi squad. This number will leave Hop son without any depth or ex perlence. Larry Doolen, a 145 poun gridder, is slated to handle th quarterback w"6rk in th Sweeny camp, while;. halfbac Clyde Newman, 145, give: th Pups their only breakaway speed. ...-.;. Doolen and Newman are ex pected to be the main punch i the Pup offensive lineup. Benny Hooper, Ho, has bee running at fullback, while Ben ford Hubbard, 140, has bee working at the. halfback post across from Newman. . Both BUJ Hollawajr.ilJO, <«n 3eorge Carpenter, 125,. 'are 4u to catch some backfield »er vice for the Pups during thei even game schedule. Weldon Creeli 148, has th nside track on the starting emer's job, while SheHirSra helm, 135, and "Joe Joachim 25, have been working at-the guard slots. At 195 oounds, Lewis -Or onez, heads th tackle troops t Sweeny, while other help rill come from Leo Qavis, 190 nd James Hester. 145. • James Klahn, 130, and H •- Exer - Slim _Jr For gBeauty and Health OPERATED Exclusively for Couiity Owned ft Operated |f 3 LOCATIONS Hwy. 288 No. Freeport Lake Jackson Anfleton 3*1 That Way, Perez, 125, have been the,'two nds used by Hopson fa recent rarkouts. The Pups have one non-dls rict game on tap, plus their x game conference slate, ome game with Needville, vhtch is the only test of a toe utside the loop/ will com^ on ept. 15. . Following the Tuesday open- r, the Pups will drop back to egular Thursday night games, ut of the seven games, weeny will play four at home nd three on the road. * * * Angleton, West" . Cblumb sna Sweenymake' their 19! football debut oh 5r>iiay nlgl: but the Brazosport Extfcile will wait until nekl wriek answer the opening whi.ivlj. Brazosport, the only AAAJ schoolboy entry in Brazor County, only stare tdtheir.prai tice rounds last • FridAy* whi the three county AA clubs hav teen working' August 1 , Friday's opening program . will find only Wes: Cylum! remaining at horns for ia.'ganu as E., S. Golson's Koughneck were due to cmnb. .tjie For Acres Eagles. ; A standing room <mly crowi many of them from Brazostwr are expected to be on hand t witness the county opener Kicko« time 8 pjn. Angleton, who will be tea tured in Wednesday's -fina football roundup of count teams, will travel to Wharto. for their opener, while Sweeny makes th'e hop over to Sugar land. Both of these games will ge underway at 8 p.m. Harden Cooper, head. coach of th' AAAA Exporters, an flounced that a Parents Meet ing would be held tonight a the Senior High School Cafe teria,'starting at 8 pan. Ail the parents, of boys playing football are invited to tha affair, in which rules, regula ticns and Various other items will be discussed by Cooper ant his varsity staff. The Shippers nded their, two- a-day session on Monday afternoon and will now drop back to the regular afternoon workout. Drills started in the Ship camp on Friday and they hac only three of thos double workouts. Work on both offense and defense, plus some punting blocking, pass receiving anc various other fundamentals have been the main work-item during the past six workouts. Only one injury has been reported in the Brazosport camp, and that was to Bud Jackson, who broke a finger. Jackson, who is expected tp see lots of playing service for the "Big Red", will probably miss workouts for a few days. In the Sweeny camp, lettermen 'co-captain Richard Hoi- comb suffered a knee injury and will probably miss the Bulldog's opener with Fort Bend Consolidated. . . Holcomb and Ronald Harmond, a tackle, give Sweeny two gridders on tht "Injured List". All three of the county AA clubs were running behind tcheduU tn worhauU beu«u* bl. the. rains last week that forced,. several . drills . to bo moved indoors. , • Sttess on blocking, tackling, passing,, pass defense, ball handling and other phases of offense and defense have been holding the spotllgh't for the Wildcats, Roughnecks and Bull- doggi • . The pace will slow down after a brisk drill oji Wednesday for all the area:clubs except Brazosport. i';" If all goes welt, Cooper could send his gridders through an intra - squad scrimmage ; on Thursday afternoon., The county AA 'clubs are through with the . scrimmage dales, against outside foes, arid Angleton , managed to get in a pair, while West Columbia Rlso drew two and Sweeny one* Angleton went against Brenham's AAA Cubs, arid then El Campa last Friday night, in which Port Lavacn joined the twosome. West Columbia 'hooked up with Lamar Consolidated and Deer Park lii one test and then drew Bay City Into their home park last Saturday. Upwards of 1,000 fans turned out to wit ness that scrimmage. Sweeny was matched with E4st Bernard In one scrimmage rundown, but the Bulldogs had three rained out Play Friday... Prep For Regional SHORTSTOP IN The Lak» Jackson Gator Softball lineup on Friday will be handled by Harvey, abov». WhltehMd bypaiMd lh» regular oaten bul joined the Galon for. OM State Tournimeot and won an All-Blal* selection. • \' - • •- Running a week behind schedule, the 1939 Regional Soft ball Tournament will mov into a starting position on Frl day, Sept. 4, for a holiday pro gram. The Regional event, whlcl will be unfolded at Houston' Memorial Park, will attrac eight of the top softball entries from across the state. Listed on the lineup will be the Lake Jackson Gators, who recently won the state champ ionship by sweeping a pair o tames from hosting Brown wood. The Regional Tournament had been planned last weekend, but heavy coastal rains forced the popular event to be called off the reset for this weekend. Moving into Houston for the Labor Day playoffs will be teams from Dallas, Fort Worth, San Antonio, Browmvood, Lake Jackson and three clubs from Houston. Haynes Stokes are the defending Regional kings, while OST carries'the hosting tag and Welcome Inn the city champion- *hib of Houston. After the tournament was rained out last weekend, Gatpr manager Les Tolbirt had been Football rime.. The "little teams" liog the potllght as the Texas Inter- cholastic League this week tarts its 39th season of determining state football champions. Under the TIL rules,. Class A teams are-forbidden to lay. until Sept. 11, and al hough Class AAA teams are lowed to open this week only ve of them took advantage of le early date. In addition. 21 AA and 25 A earns also by-passed this week: and will wait until Sept. 11 ' > launch their schedules. That sets the stage for 192 ames this week — three In AAA, 113 in AA and the bal- nce In A. There are 60 games which Class A teams are laying AA foes and one AA am is playing a AAA rival. None of the AA games in- olve state title contenders. Seven Games Listed For Sweeny Juniors 1959 SWEENY JUNIOR HIGH FOOTBALL SCHEDULE Opponent pi ae . *Lak« Jackien •AngUteB Sweeny Anglefon <AlTin *B«y Ciry •Freeport District Games Alvin bay City Sw«eoy supen This Week Clinic Held In Angleton For Coaches ; City plays at .Brown field, Enhis at'.Waco University and Uvalde entertains Pearsall The top games in AA find touted flew London playing host to ,'titlethreat White Oak of Class A, Dimmitt versus Perryton, Port Acres vs. Wes Columbia and - Angleton a Wharton in all AA games. New London ranks along with Terrell,, as the two major threats , : to, ' Stamford's " AA crown, while White Oak is : a co-favorite for the flag won last year, by White Dear. Both are loaded with veterans. Terrell was among the 21 AA clubs sitting . out the inaugural program. The' Tigers open Sept. 11 against 'Athens. Stamford, which faces trouble :n Haskell and Seymour inside its own district, opens ' Friday night against Quanah. Champions 'Wiehit^ 'Falls of AAAA\,and Breckenridge ol AAA, both of "which are regarded as excellent title material again, .open Sept. 11— the Coyotes agianst Pampa and Breckenridge water. against' tough • Sweet- BRAZOSPORT CHAMBER OF '.-COMMERCE MEMBERSHIP OPPORTUNITY DRIVE SEPTEM ER 2nd, 1959 SAHSMCTJOM Read The facff Sports on the Tolbirt, Upwards of SO school and athletic officials from throughout . the Texas Gulf Coast attended :last Saturdays District 12-A Negro Coaching Clinic at Angleton. Coaches, athletic diertors and 'Coaches, athletic directors and school officials from Houston, Freeport, West Columbia, El Campo, Rosei'.i r^, Swcuny Bay City and several other cities attended the day-long clinic. :• T. J. Wright, principal of Marshall High School .in An- jleton,' where the.f event was ield, along with W. R. Toles, the- head coach at .Marshall, aid District 12-A Director D. M. White were in charge of the clinic. Brazosport Athletic Director S. E. Hopper, Brazosport Head loach Hardin Cooper, Angle- on Head Coach Herman M.-,jre, West Columbia head Cpach E, S. Golson and Facts Sports Editor Bill McMurray were on'the program. Golson's hour'- long talk on Epptball' fundamentals was one the highlights of the clinic. 'hopeful•' of picking' up a iprac- tice game sometime this weekend. However,' only • very few teams are still playing softball so it now appears that the Gatpfs wjl! have no action un- til'their JrliUy bout with Welcome Inn. Practice sessions have been called by Tolhirt for'each afternoon at Webb - Schmidt Field. Infield workouts, batting nractice and outfield fly chasing are the main items listed worksheet Issued by For the tournament, Tolbirt will have a mound threesome of Paul Brown, Ross Vick and Gene Silver to bank on. Vick is a doubtful starter for the tourney as he might have to be out of town on business. Brown It a swift lefthander who owns an 8-0 mark this year. Besides being a potent pitcher. Brown is also a heavy litter as he blasted a bases loaded home against Brownwood. The loss of Vick for the Regional would leave Lake Jackson with only Brown and Silver to use in the double-elimination event. Most of the other teams will have between three and five pitchers. In the Lake Jackson Infield, veterans Ed Brannan, Harvey Whltehead -and Rusty Koenig are still around to rnwte tne playoff-minded Gators a dangerous threat. Brannan will be at third, Whitehead at short and Koenig at second. Lynn Monical will cover around first base, while Jim Scherdin gets the opening call-behind the plate. Waller, Youens Winners In Riverside Tournament Lake Jackson's Pete Walle posted a 89, two under par,.t grab off Vnors in last Sun day's String Golf Tournamen held at Riverside Countr Club. ^ Waller was .two strokes ahea of M. B. Burke, who carded "1 for second place. The String Tourney was di vided into two flights as som 45 Rlversjde members an iuests entered the event. . Players received string ac cording to the amount of thei landicap and that string coul >e used anywhere during th 18-hole round. ;: - * A four-way tie for third pike eaulted in flight, as ohn Hubel, Dr. Jack Taylor Raymond Walker and Mrs. F W. Estill all had 73's. In the lower flight, firs place went to Harry Youens who had ; g 76, while Vernon Clein and Mrs. Dave Lands orough each had • 78's for a econd place tie. Gil Dlckson-came in with . 9 and fourth place in th ower flight. Riverside Country Club of icials announced that Rusty Koenig has been appointed to the post of Taurnament Chair man in the Riverside Men' Golf Association. Koenig will arrange differ Jenkins, Henry Named 'Neck Co-Captains Robert Jenkins and Joe Ben Henry have been elected th' o-captalns of West Columbia' 959 football team. E. S. Golson, head coach and thletlc director at West Co urabia, recently made the an ouncement on Jenkins am Henry after the Roughneck ootball team had held an elee on. The 'Necks open their 1959 ootball season on Friday nigh y hostlng-Port Acres. Send your children to school in stylo! King Edward AMfMCA'f U*OBT«U« Strip paint! It a fast and easy when you use the right paint remover. We recommend REGULAR Strypeeze for fine wood, antiques. F<5/ metal or wr7fr d ' "f ^ W Sttypeeze SPECIAL water-nnsable paint remover. Also aak for free booklet, aow To Remove and -~*" —Restore Satford Hardware ^tuobcf Co. Bsrdvxi*, Veliicp OwHdw. A SperUnf Good* B. R L. 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During the Labor Day part of the tourney, Monday, Sept. 7, Riverside pro Chet Warner will stage, a "Hole-Iri-One" contest, which is connected with the national PGA event. A.Riverside member that aces number four or gets the closest to the pin will receive a trophy and will be in the running for the state and 1 national lonors. Following the Labor Day Tournament, a Pro - Member 18-hole event will be staged at Riverside, this .planned for Sept. 25. Around 20 pros from the coastal are* will be «t RCC and will be Joined-by merab- erithreesowee.i j i , ; . Tke SPORTS PAGES LAKE .JACKSON . catcher Jim Scherdin, above. •will trade his glove and mask for a bat when the State Champions vie for the Reg(tonal flag, Tht 1959 Regional affair will be staged in Houiton and will get under/, way o» Friday, Sept. 41h. when the Gaiori hookup wilh Welcome Inn in a 8 p.m. game.. CERAMIC TILE • BATHS •SHOWERS • DRAINBOARDS PUB'-.' CAST TERBAZZO AN» QUARRY CUSTOM TILE W. 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