The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on September 6, 1959 · Page 7
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Freeport, Texas
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Sunday, September 6, 1959
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Brazoaport and fimorla County, -Tteaii, Sunday, Sept., 6, 1959 -By MARLENE McMURRAY Roughneck Band In Action King Football has officially invaded the"county. uom elevens got needed wo™ Friday night we watched the West Columbia Rough- on ° H ense and defense, but in necks host the Port Acres Indians in the season's * h f Asc ^ rln , g Department, the initial eame AAA B!ack Cats came out °n Harden Cooper's Brazosport crs opener due next Friday In Exporters got their first taste Houston against Jesse Jones, - J '--••'• - — - - Cooper and his varsity staff of football warfare Friday night as they scrimmaged the speedy Bi City Black Cats on the Hopper Field turf. Both elevens got needed worn lop, five Over 2,500 fans were there to watch the battle be- fo?' the twegi the two schools. The majority of the people " * werPfrom West Columbia and Brazoria County, but Port Acres had a good following to represent their 0*V\r\rtl school. ( We think we denoted a bit 01 lall in the air. It was a welcome •ellef over the scorching wea- her we have been cxpcrienc- ng the past few days. The colors on the goal post were West Columbia's maroon md white- as opposed to Port Acres Blue and White. Both aanrtn were there and West Columbia opened with the Nat- 'onsl Anthem as the hosting aand. The two mascot twlrlers are Cindy Rayburn and Deborah Kubena. They did a pretty good job of keeping up with the band and twirled a wicked balon. , Next the band played "Dance With Me Henry" while majorettes did a dance and twirling -nilllncs. Finally, to climax the pro- ^»..v, «-. * were in the with friends and enjoying the game before going to their various schools. We. noticed some University of Houston Freshmen aver on the Port Acres section wearing little red beenles to < covet'up their Mohawk hatr- cuts'«nd various ottift shaven dcpiirns. They always seem to attract a bit of attention. Port Acres did not perform on the field, probably due to Its being so early in the season and lack of practice, so West Columbia was the lone halftime performer. Th">Roughnccfc Band onened by firming "HI" to all th<football fans and welcoming fverybne to Griggs Field. Drum Major Sherrle Gilbert was in- Introduced along jvlth Twirlers Sharon Brunt. Pam Gray, Pam Borak and Judy Kay. -- - ) .-..„« v,^ UII M41 j sideline and marched across the field and into the stands BS they played their fight song, which Is the same as "The «lc War Hymn." This fight song Is usually played bvery time the Rough' necks start a potential scoring drive. However, It fulled to have much effect In Friday's same as E. 8. Golson's grid- dcrs were blanked. The band Is directed by Al Kubena. W. C. has five cheerleaders •-4 girls and one boy. The slrls wore white pleated skirts with maroon vests while the boys wore white trousers with a maroon vest-type sweater, The pep squad wore maroon jumpers with white blouses. There was a large student body following and they all showed a lot of pep and spirit Junior Highs Get Ready Brazosport's junior highs' is open to any interested party, have gotten into the full swing, does a fine job of supporting of practice since the opening! the band and helping in their of school September 1st. Fraeport and Velasco Junior High Schools have consolidated this year. Drum Major Albert Clbss will lead the band of between 85 and 90 members. Head Twirler Sharyh Jackson will be assisted by Mary Allen, Sherry Muse, Sandra McMinn, Kathleen Cushion and Cartftrn Gordon. Ernbst Clark, Freeport Band Director, laid that beildes tho regular football garnet end concerts on schedule for thli Mmeiier, the bund will be join- Ing all the other schools In,ibis area on September 19, at the University of Houiion when Ihey have "Band Day". At that time the many bands if. attendance will play in unison at the stadium and will take part in a mass formation on the field, besides taking part in variflus other activities planned for them. • O{i September 29, the band will play for the Freeport Band I' Booster Club. This club, which advancement on the junior high level. Freeport Junior High's first area appearance will be at the urea appearance will be at the * uulua " opener 10 me Jon Freeport-Lake Jackson game at Fost er Dulles Vikings last nigh T-T nn r\ttt 1«-f Thf» ffamf* «/hl*>>i wrac t%lfi» A LJ on Oct. 1st On the Laic. Jackion Junior High scene Pally Preicott will domlnata Jhe picture ai Drum uommaw me picture ai Drum """' '""is iuuea 10 moun Major. Twiilen will be Carol mucn of an offense in the firs r.BMvi*!* BIIE_ v « .. half anri iieo/l fh« final nai^A Loggelt, A11U Kay LoreU, na ^' anl * u??^ 4 16 final perio Leslie Brown and Vicki Wa£ *° pusn kw 088 scores an son. break the scoreless tie. Don Hood, serving his second year as Lake Jackson band director, said there are 90 members at the present time. Heading the CluJe Junior High Band will be Drum Major Linda Gray. Head twirl- •r is Linda Fitzgerald. Other Finals Due On Monday .. -—»---—• ...... Finals of the Brazosport Lab twlrlers are Mary Linda or Day Softball Toumamen * -—-•*«• *~s ••*»..«* V * V A , Cindy Canru and Belly Hall. R. J. Kluge band director Field. '•lid that the band "will have 86 lembers to start the season off year, TflE BRAZOSPORT FACTS Page? In Bay City Scrimmage... Shippers Fail On Pass Defensive Test larden Cooper's Brazosport ers opener due next Friday In stuff, Bay City used traps and Griffin and Roiwr M^r;™ .m.t. „. „. ...t... -..i ....... *,_-. i-.i u«..>t« -—i L T »»-.._ -..i-<V ,'.,_ ' . "of= <"iu uiuun ana noger Rlct-ary alllshowlne IID wall in fait v»m.k A« «... _ will -have plenty of pass defense and outside defensive work on the slate for next to none F ur of the BC scores came against the Exporter second unit, while the top defensive club allowed only one TD, that being a pass toward the end o* the affair. The scrimmage, which was sat up late Thursday afternoon, saw Bay CHy use their sweeps to the outside and long nass nlays to account for three scores. Each club got the ball on offense 10 plays and the series started from the 35. After the 10 plays were up or a team had scored, the ball was moved back to the 35 and the other team tbok over. The Exporter offense showed some sparkle as they moved the ball five or six yards on the drive plays, but always ran out of downs before they could score. Cooper was well pleased with the way the Ships work on the dive plays and also with parts of the Exporter defense. However, the locals showed a weak pass defense and outside defense. With the Export- For Bay City, it was their third scrimmage of the Season while it was the first tat Bra- zosport." Besides pastes and wide week. stuff, Bay City used traps and outside belly series from their straight-T offensive system. However, the middle of the Exporter line looked fairly sharp with such grldders as Larry Masters, Joe Cousins, Jack Pybus, Allen Shorkey and a host of others leading the way. On offense, cooper had Boh Walker, Ford Brown, Charles Griffin and Roger McCary all working at the quarterbacK role. Pat Patterson and Robert Sterling got the call from fullback and made some fairly large gainers. The halfback spots were held down by Robert Tate, Cooper 7ord, Forest Clack and Noel McAnulty. Tate, who has been Finals On Sunday.... Lose Opening Game, 1-0 hat hwn" .".".TJin'.ij"""' ™ ack , to , the Practice' The gridders that do not -has been .,,, tu ..s! field on Monday for a r^,r-. n,ke the varsity will be placed at '.he number one right halfback in the Exported split 1 system, slashed through several times on. the dive series. As has been the case In re cent workouts, the Exporters showed both desire and hustlp, but above all 'they were hitting good, according to Cooper. field on Monday for a r^,p- mke the varsity will be placed three day session of workouts, on the junior varsity, who have . Thursday things will mil be so hard, while th' 1P5<> •••(* T n Houston comes on Friday. Cooper and his staff will select the varsity fhfs weekend and that announcement will , an opening with Jesse Jones on Thursday, Sept. 10. "'owever, during regular weekly workouts, the varsity and junior varsity will be working together and all mem- VID m ,,v, -"•"—"••-""-"- "•" waning lugeiner and ail mem- be made on Monday '"rrrnt-lbers of the JVs will have a ' there are around 55 hope- chance to regain the varsity. Ship-Bay City Scrimmage Action In the opening game of Houston's 1959 Regional Softball Tournament, the Lake Jackson Gators dropped a 1-0 match to the Welcome Inn entry. The Friday night loss dropped the state champions back to the loser's bracket in the double-elimination tournament and the Gators were due to play their second contest at 10:00 a.m. Saturday. The Gators were matched a- galnst San Antonio In the Saturday date as the Alamo City nine lost to Dallas and Weidon Haney in another Friday game. Eight teams were entered 'In the event, but both Brownwood lose Five fumbles... Sweeny Drops 8-6 Round To Vikings Fumbles, the killer of • an football team, found Sween last night.: After losing five or six fum bles, most of them close t their own 25 yard line, th Sweeny entry dropped an 8- football opener to the Jon The game, which was playec in Sugarland, attracted a fu house of 2200 fans. Both teams failed to moun break the scoreless tie. Sweeny held a 8-0 margi m. from the Freeport Softba The tourney opened on Fri day and involved only three ---.- -•- •"."»«" uu. uuy ana mvoivea omy mree Kluge who comes here from teams, the Freeport All-Slws Edna is new to the area this the Slaughter Road Stars and the Velasco Firemen. - TAKE NOTICE PURITRON, NEW ELECTRONIC MIRACLE OF SCIENCE CLEARS YOUR OFFICE OR ROOM OF SMOKE, ODORS, DUST AND STALE AIR IN SECONDS smiium* \ --^ J_BI __JL ^^ JO DAY FREE TRIAL Just Plug in New Portable Puritron And Air in Any Room Becomes Clean And Fresh Smelling. PURITRON Is currently bemg wed in leading hospitals, doctors and dentists offices throughout the United States, no* beingusedbyDowQwnUcal Company. /^^ m Dramond <3§f^> Company r.. . . ,- . J ™ »W 'MA! WAT (AM fACKSUN with less than three minutes to pla'y, but fumbled on their own 35 to set up the winning march for the Vikings. In seven plays the hosting griddcrs pushed over the goal line and the clock showed 59 seconds remaining in the game Fullback Alfred Nulisch blast ed over for the all-importan two.extra points and the vie tory. Ed Waggoner's Bulldogs go their lone touchdown on a sensational 76-yard pass and run play in the fourth period. Quarterback Dean Thomas, a jeff-handcd chunfcer, spottec left end Ray Harwell going deep down field and bchinc the secondary. Thomas fjred a 40 yard pass and Harwell outraced the Vikings the remaining 38 yards. Holding a 6-0 margin, after the point try was missed, the Bulldogs got control of the ball with three 'minutes to Play. Up came one of Iheir six fumbles and the Vikinps got a closing chance, which they made good. J Sweeny had moved close to the hosts 20 yard line when the game ended. The VikinRs tried an onside kick after they scored and Sweeny got the ball on the 40 and pushed it to the 22 as the game ended. The rugged Bulldog defense ield the Vikings to only seven irst downs and a total of 76 rushing yards for the game. The Dulles entry failed to make a first down* in the first and Fort Worth failed to show center for the third out to end up, decreasing the field to only the game. six teams, and three of those Gator manager Les Tolbirt ere from Houston. 15 expected to call on Brown The regional classic is be- or Gene Silver to pitch against ing staged at Memorial Park i " Houston and the finals are o ouuum ua win, mose vwo or tap Sunday night at 7:30 p.m. Campbell will get the call to- Should Lake Jackson wi -'~ u ' over San Antonio, they wll play again at 6 p.m. A victoo here would send LJ into sti" halt. For the night, Sweeny rolled up 190 yards and had 15 first downs to their credit. Thomas and Barfield were he key gridders in the Sweeny offensive lineup, alnnj: with Ed Biirt and others. However, it was the Bulldog fumbles, in which five >nded no In the hands of John ^nster Dulles or the Fort Bend Consolidated entry, that made he difference in the opening clash. From the 8-6 loss. Wagoner's Bulldogs now poinj to a second non-district rond date, his with Bill Duncan's Dickinson Gator,-; on Friday, Sept. 11. Sweeny's (irst home game vill not come until Sept. 25 when they plav host to the Columbus gridders. another Saturday game, this a 10 p.m. The 1-0 loss to Welcome Inn, who are the city champions o Houston, went to pitcher Don nle Campbell, who had joine the Gators only Friday from Brownwood. Campbell was the ace of th Brownwood staff and when th West Texas team could no make it to Houston, Campbel was picked up by the Gators. Paul Brown was due to star last night's game but he ar rived late and did tjot get irit the game until the 4th inning but after Welcome Inn ha scored their single run. For the three innings workec by Campbell, he gave up fiv hits and the single run in th 4th. Brown went the rest of th way, allowing no hits. A pair of singles in the 4th along with a sacrifice, got th Houstgn club one run. .Johnny Myers went the fu seven innings lor Welcome Inn giving up three hits, two o those coming in the 7th. Myer only had five strikeouts. With one out in the 7th Harvey Whiteheaa singled t left field, while Ed Bramia followed with a single to lef Billy Moore then went dow on strikes, while Ken Isenber lined a long fly ball to dee 12-A Gridders Open Season With 3 Games Three games will open th District 12-A Negro football race next week and all will b non-league affairs. Lanier, the Brazosport entry will get things started with Thursday game planned Wharton. Boling will be in the spot light on Friday when they travel to Bay City to catch th hosts *B' team. The Saturday attraction will find Dayton moving into An gleton to 'face the Marshal Lions. All three games are schedul ed to get underway at 8 p.m. Lanier, West Columbia and Angleton have been picked bj 12-A coaches to battle it ou 'or the conference champion' More Sports Pages 8-9 Audrey Hepburn and Anthony Perkins play the younr loven In Green Mansions," MGM'a film version of W. H. Hudson's celebrated novel of love ana adventure in the South American juntlM. FUmed In Cinemascope and color, the picture ha* &«««_ qro ujht to the screen with all the beauty of the actual uneto locales. Now Showin, at the Surf night. Jim Scherdin will open behind the plate, while Lynn Monical will be at 1st base, Rusty Koenig at 2nd, Whitehead at short and Brannan at the 3rd base corner. In the outfield, Tolbirt will have Bill Collier, Joe Trussell, Isenberg, Sam Booce and others. County Sports Doily In The Facts A tiwty Salute Vo Jhfa... AND TO THE WAGE EARNERS OF OUR COMMUNITY ON LABOR DAY SEPTEMIER 1, 1959 A SPECIAL DAY SET ASIDE TO PAY RESPECT TO THOSE WHO IAIOR TO MAKE OUR COMMON- ITY, OUR STATE, AND OUR NATION GREAT AND, CONSEQUENTLY, KEEP IT FREE. THIS IS LABOR DAY...WHEN EACH MAN AND WOMAN WHOSE WORK HELPS KEEP THE BULWARK OF DEMOCRACY STRONG, "RECEIVES HIS OWN REWARD" IN THE SATISFACTION OF A JOB WELL DONE. SUlce LAKE JACKSON, TEXAS Member Federal Deposit Insuiancc Corp

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