The Paris News from Paris, Texas on October 7, 1960 · Page 6
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THI PARIS NEWS, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1960 Dragons Rip Kilgore, 20- Rank Second In the Sout By RRITT MARTIN The News Sporis Editor A much-improved offense and stiff tJcfen.se set the stage for the Paris Junior College Dragons to pound out a 20-6 Texas Eastern Conference football victory over (he Kilgore Rangers Thursday night at Noyes Stadium. Some 3,000 fans watched the Dragons win their third game of the season. Their conference record is now 2-1. Thursday r a t i n gs placed Paris Junior College as the Number Two junior college team In the South. Tyler was ranked Number One. line stopped Quarterback Mari o n Turner a half-yard short of the first. Halfback David Perkins reeled off a 13-yard gainer for a first and the Dragons were on their way. Goforlh and Cannon had a go at it before yard for Perkins another got the final first. Barrow bolted through for three lo the .19 and Cannon fired a 7-yard pass to End Jeral Gibson on the 12. A per- .sonal foul against the Rangers pushed the ball to the Kilgore six and Barrow slammed the middle for another yard. Speedster Johnny Hood look a pitchout to the left, waited for his forth 31-yd. run: Johnny Hoort. 5- from Ihere found smooth scooting i age for an 8 yard loss. A pass to yard ",„; « n <i Gotorih. 70-yard punt YARDSTICK DTCPT, Parts Kllgori Flrsl Downs 15 IS Net Yards Rushing . "02 KIB Net Yards Passing . • 7 40 Passes Completed 2 or 111 5 of 14 Interceptions by .... H ~ Punts 3-25.8 *'38.S Fumbles lice, bv , . I 3 Penalties in-Ill 7.74 TOUCHDOWNS —PJC — Willie Go- ld payciirt. Barrow boomed another p o i nl between (lie uprights, boosting Hie Porter got il back, then End Sher- \vin Yocum roared through to collar Lnsage for i\ 10-yard loss. Paris showed plenty of power the second time they got the ball. They moved the ball across the double stripe in eight plays, going overland for all except three of the 67 yards. Halfback Willie Goforth. one of the top firebreathers for the night, took a pitchout from Quarterback Collin Cannon and swept aro u nd left end for 31 yards and touchdown with six seconds left in (he ! ly stunned the Dragons to Bar- lengcr at the doublc-siripe and drove over him for the touchdown. This time Barrow's kick was wide to the right, but Paris was in command, 13-0 with 3:43 left. That's the way it was at halftime. A strong Dragon drive suffered a flame-out on the Kilgore 29 early in the third quarter. Kilgore Dragon lead to 20-0 with 9:37 left i Fullback Harold Carroll un- in (lie tussle. i corked the longest run from scrim- Kilgore finallv shook loose from j m&&e for the night on the next the defensive shackles being ap-1 P 1 ^' when he broke through a plied hv the Dragons. Two 15-yard Raping hole at right guard, picked nonnltiic »Un lX,-H th^m avoid ! "P 8 pair Of fine blocks 111 t h C secondary and sped to (he Kilgore 24 before being hauled down after picking up 38 yards. Kxcept for a stumble on the slippery turn during the run. Carroll might we 1 1 have racked up another touchdown. Gayhart Jcanis intercept c d Cannon's pass on the 25 and sped back lo the 35, but Butch Stone got even (or the Dragons on the throw on' the KJC 45 and running it back to the 35 before Thomas Dorsett banged him out of bounds. penalties also helped them avoid n goose egg. A fumbled pitchout on an option play lo the left by Cannon gave Ihe Rangers possession on the Paris 45. The officials marched off 30 yards against the Dragons (or personal fouls on the next two plays, giving Kilgore a first down on the !.">. placement. POINTS- Barrow, two by H times for 63 yards. The 200- pound battering ram was never slopped for a loss. Ibcck got 31 yards in eight carries and Porter was the top pass snagger, grabbing four for 33 yards, plus 15 yards in I wo running plays. blocking to form, met a big dial- Halfback William Ibcck stormed could not move and Goforth ran the gates four straight times for the Rangers, scoring from three yards out on a burst at left tackle. A running pass by Turner intended for Halfback Roland Sanders was broken up by PJC defender on the extra points attem p t, j leaving the score at 20-fi with 4:26 j remaining. | The game got wild in the final j minutes. Bobbv Joe Porter fell on Sometimes Obeying Law Proves Costly COLUMBUS, Ohio UP) — Sometimes it's cosily lo obey the law, Franklin County commissioners have learned. A county car was wrecked and a car dealer offered $500 for il. Since no trade-in for a new car was planned, commissioners were The officials motioned for the j required by law to auction it off. clock lo keep running and time t The same dealer bid and got it . , n Ranger punt back 25 yards to a f imi bi c by PJC's Travis Hough ' .yards in seven cr.rries. Carroll! the Rangers' 49. A holding penal- al tllo p., r i s ';n shortly after the on- j )ui(l a fine average— three tries for ' DRAGON COMPLETION — Halfback David Perkins (36) leaps between two Kilgore defenders for a 3-yard gain to the Ranger 39. Halfback John Reynolds (48) and Half. back, Willie Goforth of Paris, scored the ice-breaker two plays later on a 31-yard run, Perkins gained 22 yards for the night. (Staff Photo by Ronnie Thompson) BRIJTS BEAT With BRITT MARTIN THE DRAGONS looked toward Texarkana Friday after their convincing win over Kilgore Thursday night COACH BOYD CONVERSE said he was well pleased with the performance of his charges against the Rangers, particularly on offense. It was the finest offensive showing of the season by the Dragons. NOTHING'S SETTLED, but Collin Cannon of Hitchock, looked like a sure thing at quarterback for the Dragons. Cannon looked plenty sharp running the ball club and was one of the top real estate men for PJC, carrying the ball on keeper plays for good yardage. He also threw the football better than a Dragon quartei'back has done so far. And best of all, he didn't favor an old leg injury in the least. TEXARKANA COACHES Red Braden and Bobby Fox watched Lions' Miller Leads Rushii V In ISC Records Individual statistical leadership under went wholesale change, butj team domination remained fixed j as a result of hist week'5 action for Lone Slar Conference teams. Only one individual performer maintained his statistical leadership of the previous week after the dust had cleared from tilts involving seven of the eight LSC teams. John Marler, S. F. Austin State College halfback, remained in the lead in pass-receiving, with seven catches for 76 yards, even though he did not see service because of an injury that benched the action and seemed impressed by the Dragons. They were j him in his team's 36-0 loss to looking forward to a good battle here next week. ! Southwestern Louisiana Univ e r- DAVIO PERKINS, the slender halfback from Union Grove, looked plenty sharp running the ball and made a fine leaping cntch to boot. He's got breakaway speed if he gets outside. LOTS OF DRAGONS looked good on defense as they held (he Rangers well In check in the first half. They let the invaders have lots of yardage in the last half after they had built up a 20-0 lead, j Converse used lots of manpower in the fracas. first quarter. Some unusual a.-lion look place before that seventh point flickered on Ihe Scoreboard. Fullback Doug Barrow booted the first try but an off-sides penalty put the Dragons back to their eight. Then Quarterback Jon Lesage broke through to block Barrow's next effort. This time the Rangers drew a half-the- distance penalty for a personal foil], setting the ball on the four. Barrow split the uprights on the next try. There were no red hankies on this one so Ihe Drag o n s forged ahead 6-0. Paris got the ball for their next scoring drive by holding on the PJC 36 on a fourth and one situation. The middle of the Dragon row returned the favor on t h ird down with a 36-yard quick kick. Angered by the sudden turn of yards. Cannon picked up 49 in j six runs, and Hood got 47 yards in ' Dragons threw the ; ei ghl jolts at the line. was a Kitgore rebounded with a f i r s t Rance rs for two "big losses. Line- Fullback Gary Reeves down on their 40. but PJC h e Id backer Butch Stonc stop p e d Las- workhorse for Kilgore, ctirryin stubbornly on the next series, forcing Kilgore to punt from their 36. Turner got of a high 34-yarder and his mates moved in on Goforth, waiting anxiously on the 30. Goforth signa'ed for a fair catch, then fumbled the ball, erasing the fair catch signal. Turning quickly, he scooped up the ball, spun to his left as a tremendous wall of blockers formed down ihe loft sideline. Seeing his chance, t h c former Paris High ace stuck close to the sidelines, eluded two would- be tacklers at the Kilgore 40, broke into the clear at the 35, and FROM THE SIDELINE- Gridders Lose, Rangerettes Win DON DAVIS and Butch Stone played outstanding games at line- In team statistics, however, Ihe picture looks the same as that for the previous week. Sam Houston State, idle this past weekend, is still out in front in team defense, having hek 1 its opponents to an average of only 106.5 in t w o i games. And La-mar Tech, which backer spots. Doug Barrow and Shenvln Yocum also crashed; has gainefj gg3 yanJs ^^^ and through often to nail Kilgore ball carriers. U, 0 pass j ng for total of 1203. con- LARRY HOBSON, the big man in the line, played his usual good j tinucs to dominate in team total defense game. Stanley Williams, the Bogata Sophomore, also played wel! on defense. So did Ronald and Donald POP. Gene Helms and Jeral Gibson made a pair of fine grabs on offense. GEORGE MAYS got off some tremendous kickoffs and Barrow was more than persistent with his extra point kicks. It looks like the Dragon offense has finally come alive. . . BONHAM NEXT FOE Paris Frosh Thumps Sherman Eleven, 34-12 Ihe die for the next Paris score. Fults Taking full advantage of. best offense blocking of the cam-] acided lhe P oi " Ls f ° r ,~ 3 - fi - . ,, • ^ L Paris got the ball again paign, lhe Pans Freshm e n, ^ ^ on]y t<j ]ose jt on thumped Piner of Sherman 34-12 j Thursday afternoon al Wise Field. The win was the third against two losses for lhe Parisians. Paris plays Bonham there at 7 o'clock Thursday. Halfback Roger Gray, the leading ground gainer of (he afternoon, got the PHS scoring parade rolling in the first period on a 19- yard reverse. James Fults hit the middle for the points and an 3-0 offense, averaging 300 yards for four tilts. Among changes in individu ti 1 statistical leadership, Jessie Hatfield, of Sul Ross, has replac e d James Williams, of East Texa.s State, in total offense; Wallace Miller, East Texas, has replaced j Butch Presley. Texas A&I, as the rushing leader; Jerry Henning- ion, Sam Houston, has replaced Jessie Hatfield, of Sul Ross, as the passing leader; Pat Dny, Lamar Tech, has replaced Tommy Janik, Texas A&I, as the punting leader; and Harold Hecs, Texas Ail, has replaced Jimmy Davis, Lamar Tech, as the scoring leader. Undercover Agent and a fumble at the Piner 1-yard 1 i ne. Holding for two playr, Tack 1 e ( . ., R Boyd Cunningham slammed into j IS (NO DGOn a Piner call carrier, knocking lhe j pf)RTI . ,, n n „ ,, ball free in the end zone. C u n- PORTLAND, Ure. tf - Un ningham fell on the loose pighide dercover agenls for the Oreg o n for a touchdown, making it 34-6. | Liquor Control Commission have ' been signing up to work in the bean The football game went to the Paris Junior College Dragons here Thursday night, but most everybody agreed that Kilgore's Rangerettes w o n Ihe halftime contest. And like Kilgore Coach Carl Ellis scowled after the game, "I'm tired of winning the halftimes and losing the ball games." It was Kilgorc's fourth defeat. Some wag suggested during Thursday'* contest thai they let the football teams play at halftime, and the Rangerettes perform during all four quarters, Any h o w, it w a s a thought- . . THE RANGER E T T E S scored at the half, and Ranger Band Director Wallace Reed scored in the third quarter with his crowd-pleasing trumpet solo of "The Story of Sorrento," but it took the Ranger football team until the fourth period lo get something that would count on the score board. The Dragons were real tough, and apparent I y are getting tougher. Wee Willie Goforth was the crowcl-plcaser for the Dragons. He scored nnce on a dashing 31-yard run, then took a punt back 70 yards with beautiful locking. Then, to add frosting In the cake, he intercepted a fourth-quart e r pass and danced ID yards svilh it. . . A QUICK SHOWER in the first half sent the fans scurry- ing for cover, but il quickly pnssed over and left a fine evening for football. The lights at Noyes Stadium seemed 100 per cent better. You can thank Dr. Bill Hayden and the donors who gave money to improve the lighting. The extra row of lights was up for Thursday's game and were very effective. Makes it much better on the halfbacks, too. They no longer have to carry the football in one hand and a lantern in the other lo locate the goal line. . SIDE LINE. • .The scouts were plentiful. Head Coach Floyd Wagstaff and Assislant Babe Hallmark were up from Tyler Junior College. They play Kilgore next week. From Texarkana College came Head Coach Ken Braden and Assistant Bobby Fox. They're gunning for Paris next. . .Ernest Hawkins, cx-PJC mentor, and crowd were over from East Texas, looking for senior college grid prospects. They're building character over a t East Texas this year. . .Gussie Nell Davis, Ihe fa m e d director of the Kilgore Ran- jeercltes, watched Ihe ha 1 f- time show from Ihe press box. She accepted the compliments for their show, but left lo go scold the poor little Rangerette who raised her red hoop instead of white one during a crucial poinl of the show. "She's color blind," Gus.s i e guessed. -BILL THOMPSON. ran out belore the Dragons could [ —for get off another play. Goforth led PJC rusher:; with GO Guihrie & Guthrie "Selling Peace of "lind" INSURANCE & BONDS REAL ESTATE LOANS DIAL SU5-I676 THE ULTIMATE in good living.,, WALNUT HILLS is an exciting discovery of wooded elegance just 5 minutes from downtown Paris. Here you'll find, stately oaks and trees shading gracious homes.,. Here you'll live where you have city con- venience without city taxes. In Walnut Hills you invest in fun, and save the taxes. You'll enjoy a wonderful park area with playground facilities for the children. No other residential community in the Paris area so completely satisfies your taste for natural beauty, yet combined city conven- iences with suburban privacy and prestige. Drive out today. James Franklin went 55 yards on a reverse for the second Sherman touchdown wilh time running out. Coach Billy Reddell said 0. B. McCloud, Cunningham, R i chard lead. Stanley Thomas of P i n er j Abshire, Fults, Curtis Mayes, Bob- romped around left end on the j by Aikin, Terry Peek, Orville God- next series for a score. Paris held on the PAT try for 8-6 Gray struck again in Ihe second quarter, going 40 yards on a belly play to the left, making it H-6. Fults fled 35 yards on a spinner for another touchdown for a 20-6 bulge at halftime. Johnson cruised 60 yards through a gaping hole in the mid- Band Uniforms Found, But Employe Missing NASHVILLE, T e n n. iff, — John G. Miller, who runs a musical instrument company, frantically called police when a special order of 12 band uniforms valued at $900 turned up missing. An employe had been instructed lo ship the uniforms by air. But neither the uniforms nor employe showed up at the airport, Miller checked every Junk and garbage collector in town and went through 100 bus station lockers. Then ho found them In a vacant room in his own. shop. The employe is slilj missing. harvest, then nabbing sellers of wine and liquor. They reported good succ ess except for one agent: He was fired as an incompetent pick e r before locating his quarry. Mississippi is in its 14th fool- frey and .Mike Merrill played good i ball campaign under Coach John- defense for the young Cats. ! ny Vaught. 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