The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on December 13, 1960 · Page 8
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Freeport, Texas
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Tuesday, December 13, 1960
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Page 8 THE BRAZOSPORT FACTS Brazosport and Bmorta County, Texas, Tues., December 13, I960 Tickets For 'Cat-West Game Go On Sale Today Tickets for the Lanier High Bchool Wlldcat-Dunbar High School Dragon game to be play ed at Hopper Field Saturday night tor the Class-A Negro footbal state championship were placec on sale at noon today. Lanier 01 Freeport won over Chester Friday night 16 to 12. West's Dunbar beat College Station Saturday night 44—0. The wins by West and Lanier sets the stage for the two teams to meet in the state finals. The game will be played at Hopper Field at Brazosport High School. A large crowd of fans are expected to watch the first state finals football playoff game ever staged in Brazoria County. Game time Saturday is f:30 p.m. Tickets for the game are on sale at Lanier High School in Freeport, Clute State Bank at Qute and Lake Jackson's State Bank. Reserved Seats are $2 (sections C and H), general admission tickets are $1.50 and all student tickets are 50 cents. The Lanier Wildcats have an undefeated and untied record in season play for thirteen games straight, winning the District 9-A championship. Since the district *ames, Lanier has defeated Eagle Lake, Elgin and Chester in playoffs for the state championship. Usually, playoff games are ilayed on a neutral field, however Srazosport school officials have >een able to bring each of Lanier's playoff games to Brazos>ort so that local sports fans lave a real opportunity. This is he last game of the playoffs and he mnner will be the Texas Class- champs. REVIEWOFTHE YEAR-By Alan Maver, JAMIIAPV__I I THOMAS NEW ti/G/j JUMP , , ,-. , -- -- scheduled for this week Include: . f nig IU[ n cL asketba ^ the Exporters played host to A and t teams from Sweeny, Freeport untor High School's Redskins traveled to Bay City, Lake Jackon played at Angleton and Santa Fe was at Chile. Scores of these ames may be found elsewhere n this page. Tuesday night, Lamar Consoll- ated at Rosenberg brings its boy cagers to West Columbia and at razosport, the Exporterettes lay host to the rom Angleton, LANIER HIGH SCHOOL WILDCATS bara brought tho ilaie finals game for the Texas Class-A Negro football championship lo Braios- poxi. The Wildcais will tangle with the Dunbar High School Dragons of West at Hopper Field in Freeporl Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. This championship game will be the first state championship football game lo ever be played in Brasoria Count?. Lanier defeated Chester in ihe semi- finals Friday night while West beat College Sla- iion Saturday night, lo win the fight to play against each other in ihe final* to see which is the best team in all Texas. Pictured above are ihe I960 Lanier Wildcats that sHll have ah undefeated and untied record for thirteen straight games. Bottom row, left to right, Robert Shephard, Robert Allen. Sylvester Shanklin, George Kelloy, Eunice Davis, Jimmy Lincoln, Eddie Angleton Drops Two To Gnlveston The Angleton High School Wildcats A—and—B teams lost two ast night to Galveston Ball High School Tornadoes. In the A game, Galveston won 48—29 making Angletons season record -3 including two losses to Ball. Angleton trailed on the score- ward an the way and at half- UMPIRING FAYS WELL PITTSBURGH (M — Umpires lo almost as well as the players n a World Series. Four umpires eceived $4,000 each and the wo foul line umpires got $2,000 piece. Each umpire also re- eived $30 a day for hotels and meals, plus $100 for incidentals luring the entire series. Not iad for a fellow who need not pen his mouth and needs only ands to motion each decision. Of course, they must have good yes. Smith and Henry Nelson. Mlddla low, James Walker, Billy Hay Pierce, Percy Burton, Robert Harrison, Johnny Jones, Billy Hay Smith, Aaron Lunford, Lonnle Bates. Top row, Robert Thomas, Frank Fuller, Isaac Steamer, Andrew Hobbs, Johnny C. Smith, Percy Walker. Lee Young and Robert Roysion. Not pictured. Charles Hill. —Photo By Red Johnson time the score was 29—19. Ba' jumped off strong in the last hal allowing the Wildcats only 1 pouits in the third quarter and in the last. High scorers for Angleton were Jimmy G o e h r ing with 10; Hub bard Sherman, 9; and Larry Lee with 5 points. In the B game Ball High won 38-19. Angleton plays John F. Dulles of Sugar Land at Angleton tonight anc Thursday, Friday and Saturday play in the LaPorte tournament Clute, Luke And Freeport A!l Win Games Freeport, Lake Jackson anr3 3ute Junior High School basket- rail teams all had games last night Freeport traveled to Bay City, Clute played host to Santa Fe and Lake .Jackson was at Angleton. l Clute defeated Santa Fe in the A .game 34 to 23. High scorers EOT Clute were Ray Baldree with 9 points and James Moses with 6 WIN NUMBER NINE .... Brazosport Exporters Win Two Games From Bulldogs Coach "Flash" Walker's Bra Zosport Exporters won gam number nine of the 1960 sea Eon last night at Brazospor senior high school gym. The 71 53 win over the Sweeny Bull dogs continued the Ships on thi undefeated road. The Sweeny Bulldogs nevei threatened the Ships scoring lead through out the game. A the end of the first quarter th< score was 21-12; second, 47-31 and third, 58-42. points. Wayne Mullins did a very good Job in defensive play for the Clute Cougars. High scorer for Santa Fe.was Sumrall with eigh points. In the B game, Santa Fe edged Clute 28^-27. Steve Kerr was high for dirte with 12 points The Cougars travel to Rosenberg Thursday to meet Lamar Consoll dated. Lake Jackson lost in the B game o Angleton 33—14 but won the A pune 39—25. Halftime score in he A game was Lake Jackson eading, 22—13 High scorers for .ake Jackson were Willie Hagler 0, Tommy Gray 9, Bobby Green ' and Bobby Tod 6. High scorers or Angleton were Collier with 8 points and Aquirre with 7. Freeports Redskins won a pair games in Bay City. In the A ame, Freeport won 37—30 and he B game 33—21. High scorer or Freeport in the A game was Mike Horak with 24 pouits. In the game, Johnny Merritt, Mike leece and Jerry Ballard were ed with 6 points each for the Redskins. Thursday night Freeport plays Bay City again in Freeport. * J -J*^ *nr f 1 Pontiac trims side overhang to give you a new Wide-Track...greater stability \ Notice that the sleek lines of the body are closer than ever to track width. We've trimmed side overhang. Every Inch and ounce of this '61 Pontlao travels with steadier footing. The change Is also noticeable Inside. We've Increased seat height and allowed more headroom, legroom and footroom. Clearance between steering wheel and seat Is 12 per cent more than before. Doors are wider, swing open farther. More balanced In motion, More comfortable Inside. That's the Wide-Track way to travel. And there's only one place to try It... In a '61 Pontlacl Take a deciding drive scon. PONTIAC '01 — IT'S ALL PONTIAC I -SEE YOUR LOCAL AUTHORIZED PONTIAC DEALER- THE DM.* WIDE-TRACK CARI Pontiac til (til widest track o! any car. Body widtn trimmed to leduca tidi ovuhinf. Mora weight bal' lucid Between Ilia wtieglt lor luti-lwtid drivln! stability. CLARK BUICK-PONTIAC CO. 615 WEST 2ND ST. PREEPORT, TEXAS High scorer for Brazosport was Gregory Canavan with 14 points. A total of 9 players had points to their credit at the end of the game as about all Exporters saw action. Scoring high for Sweeny was James Floweree with 16 points. Brazosport attempted 14 free throws, made 11, while Sweeny attempted 32 and completed 23. In the B game before the A game, Brazosport won 62-39. Scoring high for BP were Melvin Anders with 13, Bryan Smith 11 and Jerry Oliver, 9. For Sweeny, Dennis Calloway was high scorer with 12 points. EXPORTERS Player Fg Ft F Pli, Freddie Beene 4 2 4 10 Ford Brown 231 Bob Walker 231 Danny Spence 1 - 1 Ronnie Pruitt 313 Mike Prince 5 - Jerry Horton 225 Greg Canavan 7 - 2 Glen CarrelT 4 - - BRAZOSPORTS By GrEORGrE FERGUSON FACTS SPORTS EDITOR Sports, Sports, Sports... Have you ever noticed how many sports events happen in a week in which Brazorla County sports fans have an interest? It's nrnazing! Wildcatet t e s Wednesday night Is open, as far as we are able to determine trom the many schedules, that tter our desk every morning. Thursday night Is a big one. , razosport's-Walker E x p o r ters lay Bay City at the BP gym, Vest Columbia High School girls ;o to Bay City, Coach Virginia olbirfs Kxporterettes go to ohn Foster Dulles at Sugar Land, Jay City comes to Freeport Junr High, Alvin Junior High eels the Lake Jackson Panthers t Lake Jackson and Clute's Dan- rd Cougars go to Rosenberg to eet Laniar Consolidated. Friday marks the beginning of e Victoria high school boys lasketball tournament in which participate, is a boys . City. West olurabla'a boys play at Dulles nd the girls from West Columbia re in the Sweeny tournament, "reeport plays in the Bay Dry fair and the Exporterettes are e Exporters will Iso starting Friday urnament at Bay In the Sweeny tournament. All these tournaments will contimio through Saturday night. Saturday is also a big day, In addition to. the basketball tournaments being played at Dulles, Sweeny, Bay City and Victoria. At Houston Saturday afternoon, beginning at 1:30 p.m., will be the second annual Bluebonnet Bowl football Classic played before 70,000 fans and televised nationally over CBS. Texas' Longhorns will be tangling with Alabama's Crimson Tide coached by "Bear" Bryant, formally of Texas A&M. And Saturday night at Brazosport's Hopper Field,' a crowd of 5,000 or more are expected for. the state finals championship game between Frceport's Lanier Wildcats and the West Dragons. Take your pick, sports fans, this s just a partial list of activity. No Brazoria County resident should complain about sports. . . f this is not enough, the Houston )ilers meet Boston in H o u s ton Sunday afternoon. H you're confused, think about his sports editor. Ever felt lika 'ou've been run over by n street car on M o n d a y morning? Wow. ) ACCURATE-DEPENDABLE PRESCRIPTION SERVICE FREE DEIJ.VERV GOOD/VEAR now genuine Goodyear quality for the price of so-called Bargain Tires" 45* Bowling News ST. 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