The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on December 8, 1960 · Page 10
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The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas · Page 10

Freeport, Texas
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Thursday, December 8, 1960
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Page 10 THE BBAZOSPORT FACTS BraSosport and Brazoria County, Texas, Thurs., Dec. 8, I960 Brazosport Bowling News BOWLING HIGHLIGHTS h the recent Gulf Coast Rice Belt tournament held in Rosenberg, a. team from the Brazos- port Bowling Center won top honors in three events. Kelleys' Phillips 66 womens team won these honors over teams from ten other Bowling Lanes from Victoria to Freeport. The team won tirst place with 2898 total, Thelma Warny and Augusta Richter won the doubles •vent with a 1244 total and Thelma Warny came back to win all events with an 1817 total. Augusta Richter was second place winner in this event with a total ot 1774. This team is bowling together as a team and with the same sponsor for their third year which sets some kind ol a record. tsW-'' •' ' fll ssssl '' Annual Jaycees Basketball Tourney Starts At Sweeny SWEENY JAYCEES Sih annual Invitational Basketball Tournament gels underway IhU afternoon at Sweeny's high ichool gym with Ihe Sweeny Bulldog* being the host te»m. As can be determined by the above brackets of the lourna- mem, the championship game will be completed Saturday night. Some ol Jhe leading boyi basketball team* • . area will be competing In *M« annual ereni. Th« Jaycrtr ute the money raised by sponsoring ihe tournament fe* a studtnt scholarship fund for Sweeny itudenti attending the Wharlon County Junior College. The Sweeny Jaycee's 5th annual Invitational Basketball Tournament will be reeled off in the Sweeny High School gymnasium this week end. Teams participating will be Wharton, Bay City, West Columbia, Tidehaven, Angleton, Klnvin of Galveston, Van Vleck, Boling, Palados, Santa Fe, Ganado, and the host team, Sweeny. Play will begin Thursday at 3:30 p.m., and the sixth and final session will begin Saturday at 7:30 p.m. • There will be three trophies awarded: champ lonshlp, runner-up and consolation, to the three top teams in the tourney. BEGINNING JANUARY I OUR SAVINGS DIVIDENDS WILL BE I. A * T ICII^ TBD PER ANNUM 1 B sport AND LOAN ASSOCIATION FREEPORT • ANGLETON • LAKE JACKSON Best-Schoolboy Grid Eleven In History Born In Abilene By HAROLD V. BATL1FF AP Sports Writer In late September of 1954 Breckenridge beat Abilene 33-7. But mat night the greatest foot>all team in Texas Intel-scholastic ^eague history was born. • Abilene decided this was going oo far. Breckenridge always had a good team, often winning out of its class. But it was so much smaller than Abilene that the Sagles considered it a sort of disgrace, especially to be beaten by such a big score. And so the following week there began the longest winning streak n scholastic annals anywhere. Abilene was to run that skein to 49 games before it was broken by a tie with Highland Park of Dallas in 1957. Abilene won three straight state championships, toe last in. 1956. In had trouble making it in 1954, however. H. P. Hawkins threw a touchdown pass to Twyman Ash in the final minute to give Abi- BALTIMORE IB rr During a six-day period early in November, Bill Hartack won three stake* while dividing his talents at three racetracks. He scored in Garden State features with Tick Tock and Royal Native and at Pimlico with Brandy Sea. Earlier he had planned to ride out the New York season without interruption but he consented to travel 800 miles in one week to ride stakes races lene a 14—7 victory over Austin ot Houston. In 1955 Abilene had what is considered the greatest team in Texas schoolboy football. Its vic- :ory over Tyler in the finals brought that label. But the 1956 team was a great one, too; And it^howed why it was so good by Citing six of its ilavers on the first teams ol Mlleges in their sophomore year Slynn Gregory at Southern Methodist, Rufus and Boyd Khg at Rice, Jimmy Carpenter at Okla loma, Charles Bradshaw at Texas Western and Harold Stephens at Hardin-Simmons were the sextet Three others lettered as sophomores — Jim Rese and Stuar Peake at Texas and Ervin Bjshop at Abilene Christian. Four of the players were captains of their teams as seniors — Gregory at SMU, Rufus King a Rice, Bradshaw at Texas Western and Stephens at Hardin-Simmons Henry Colwell, Halfback on th< 1954—55 teams, was captain a Abilene Christian College this year. John Thomas, all-state guard in 1954, was captain at Me Murry, . What has become of Hawkin There will also be a team sportsmanship plaque, that will carry ie same esteem as will the first lace trophy, the Jaycees 8t> ounced. There Will also be eight all- tournament players selected and ach of these boys will receive individual awards. The three coaches of the winning teams in ie tournament will be presented overnight luggage. The officials of the game and ie coaches will select the winner of the sportsmanship plaque and vili also pick the all-tournament earn. The Jaycees began a scholar- hip fund when they sponsored the rst such event five years ago. Tie fund is to be used for Sweeny students attending Wharton County Junior College. Jones Boy Led Oregon Team In Everything By Associated Press The Snorts Book of Proverbs nsist a good little man can't beat a good big man. But don't bet :oo much against tho Oregon Web- loots and one Cleveland Jones when they meet Penn State in the Liberty Bowl one week from Saturday. Cleveland is so small they should have called him "whistle stop." He is only 5—3 and one half and weighs 348 pounds. But Coach Len Casanova of Oregon says, "Cleveland is the biggest little man I've ever seen." The Jones boy led the Oregon Team this year in everything bul broken shoelaces. He was the top scorer with 46 points. He led in pass receiving, in punt returns, in kickorf returns and he was second in rushing. Cleveland carried the ball 80 times and gained 511 yards for an average of 6.4 yards per carry. It wasn't close in the pass receiving department. Jones grab- and Ash, the fellows who teamet for that first state championship? Well, Hawkins is assistant coad at Abilene's new high school Cooper, and Ash Is assistant coacl at Abilene High School. Ash grad uated from Rice and Hawkins who played freshman football a Southern Methodist, graduate* from Abilene Christian. College scouts like to see these winning streaks — it means ther are some mighty fine football players to be plucked. Truval . bed 25 aerials for a total gain of 402 yards. He made four touchdowns on passes. Cleveland even threw a few. He passed sever times and completed three for 35 yards. TROPHIES TO BE AWARDED Troubles that will be awarded In the Sweeny Jaycee's annual basketball tournament are pictured above with Harry Beverly (left) and John Revls of the Sweeny Jaycees. Not pictured ic George Sparkrnan, this yeaz's co-chairman ol ihe annual event. —Sweeny High School Phola TOURNAMENT AT EL LAGO Bob Carlyle, tournament chairman at El Lago Country Club near Angleton has announced an 18 hole medal play handicap sweepstakes golf fournamimt will be held Sunday at El Lago. The tournament will be open to all area golfers and they- can play anytime Sunday. The contestants are asked io sign up at the pro shop and leave their testified handicap before lull Off. The entry fee will be $3 plus green few lo non-members. This cost will include two barbecue hamburgers that will be) available between 3 and 6 p.m. Bob Lane Winner In Lake Airplane Modelers Test Bob Lane won first place; Charles Warrick, second and Leo Tate placed third in the open division of the Combat event held Sports In Brief By Associated Prest Wash and Wear COTTON PAJAMAS AUSTIN — At Austin, Coach Darrell Royal ordered a second straight drill in sweat suits Wednesday to prepare his Bluebonnet-bound gridsters. A chilling rain chased the Texas squad indoors yesterday. And the weather isn't much better today. Royal-says the Longhorns will don pads today and Friday for some heavy driU to get set for Alabama. And next week Uiejr'U return to a mid-season pattern of play polishing. AUSTIN — Not a single basketball team in the Southwest Conference is undefeated, and the season Is barely under way. A powerful cage team from Oklahoma City University knocked off the conference's defending champions, the Texas Longhorns, at Austin last night. The Oklahomans won S3 to 43. Incidentally, ihls was the Oklahoma City Chiefs' third straight victory over Southwest Conference teams Knocked off previously were Southern Methodist and Tex as Christian. Texas was the only Southwest Conference team In ac lion last night, and Arkansas is the only one with a game tonight—hosting North Texas State. UNIVERSITY, Ala. — Alabama players have a promise from Coach Paul Bryant of Increasingly tough workouts in 17th Bluebonnet Bowl game at Houston. After Tuesday's session to get ready for the clash with Texas University, Bryant said: "We worked a little on our kicking game just for condition- Ing." But today his 'Bama squad switched from sweat clothes to pads. And Bryant told the players: "We might scrimmage the third team to see who is going yy the Lake Jackson Airplane Modelers Club Sunday. Bob Lane's winning plane was flown by Robert Warner, a junior. In the regular monthly contest held by the club, Jody Paztor placed first in the Junior division. Robert Warner was second and Richard Tate third, in the final contest planned this year by tha Lake Jackson club. it 1 a lot of people to pick from." ST. LOUIS — The Detroit Tigers have traded second baseman Frank Boiling and a minor league player to be named later, to the Milwaukee Braves. The Brave* gave up outfielder Bill Bruton, second baseman Chuck Cottier, Catcher Dick Brown and rookie pitcher Terry Fox. The deal was announced at the Major League St. Louis. meetings in TYLER — The Apaches from Tyler Junior College are suiting up today for their first drills at Pasadena, California, for Saturday's Junior Rose Bowl football game. But the workout will be mostly for benefit of photographers. The Tyler coach, Floyd Wagstaff, who described the Apach- ea as "A bunch of kids who love to win," — doesn't want to risk injuries. Neither does the coach of Tyler's opponent In the Junior Few Dallas Tickets Left DALLAS — A few tickets ar« still available for the 1961 Cotton Bowl Football Classic. The Silver Anniversary Cotton Bowl game on January 2 will mntrb 1h« Ar'yinsas HV-^h; ;rks. champions ol the Southwest Conference, against the Duke Blue Devils, Atlantic Coast Conference champions. Ticket sales for the Arkansas- Duke game have been excellent, with a tremendous demand for tickets from Arkansas fans, according to Howard Grubbs, secretary-treasurer of the Cotton Bowl Athletic Association. Seats on the sides of the Cotton Bowl gridiron have all been sold, Grubbs said. Tickets can be ordered by mall from Cotton Bowl Athletic Association, P. 0. Box 7185, Inwood Station, Dallas 9, Texas. Tickets are $5.50 each and a 25-cent mailing fee should be added to each ticket order. Checks or money orders should accompany all applications. preparation for the December college classic, C o a c h Jim Strangcland of Long Beach City College. His boys are tapering off on light drills. NEW YORK — Jimmy Brown, Cleveland's line- cracking fullbaak, Is the first player in the 41-year history of the National Football League to gain over 1,000 yards a season three times. Truval quality tailored Pull cut for comfort hi smooth ... cotton that needs little or no | VWV'VlrW'** CLIP THIS AD^TWW" ironingl Choose from handsome designs in your favorite colors. See these exceptional Values now I W TARPON MEN'S WEAR _^ Next To Freeport Bowline Lanes Tarpon Inn Village BE 3-1892 Freeport OUR rftlCES DIDN'T GO UP! Regular Prices WASH $2.00 GREASE OIL SPRAY We GIVE TOP VALUE STAMPS Double Stamps on Tuesdays and with Fill Ups. 1.50 1.50 HOLIDAY SPECIAL Good Thru Dec. 31 WASH GREASE SPRAY $425 4 WITH AD WOOD TEXACO STATION HWV 288 & KYLE ROAD CLUTB , CLIP THIS AT ^ AA ^ A-frfh A Arf I

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