Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas on October 27, 1961 · Page 7
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Pampa, Texas
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Friday, October 27, 1961
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Pampa Battles High Scoring Palo Duro Tonight 64th YEAR FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27, 1M1 W'fWlWMWWHWWWWWWWWffWWWSHWt^^ —"W™— Inside The Huddle By Joe Lea Smith Shocks Roll By Tascosa Team 18-12 Larnce Mfller took a pitchout from quarterback Larry Johnson and scooted tHree yards untoueh ed with 30 seconds to play in the game to give the Pampa Shock- come - from - behind 18*12 FRACTURED KICK A former Pampa High grid! star, Bill Kirbje, now a North Texas State tackle, was selected as the Missouri Valley Conference lineman of the week Wednesday. The 200-pound senior was credited with six tackles and scored the first touchdown of his career as the Eagles defeated T u 1 s a «- 21-12 last Saturday. , The University of Texas is going after its first undefeated season since 1923. The; Steers have had a long dry spell in that category. Texas has never been ranked higher than fourth in the national polls at the seasons end. But the Steers have an excellent chance to beat that mark in-1961. They were fourth in 1941 and 1959. Coach Terry Culley's Pampa cagers have been working out hard on the hardwoods in preparation for their season opener Nov. V 23 against Vernon at Vernon. Quanah over Perryton—Indians to raid the Rangers. Miami over Booker — A good defense is always my choice over high-scoring offense. Texas over Rice — The Owls will give Texas all they can handle, but the Steers will win by one touchdown — maybe. Other games with winners in caps: BORGER vs Monterey, LEFORS vs Canadian, CHILDRESS vs Spearman, MEMPHIS vs Clarendon, D U MAS vs Littlefield, GRUVER vs Panhandle, L U B- BOCK vs Plainview, STINNETT vs Stratford, SHAMROCK vs Wellington, GROOM vs Fritch, BAYLOR vs Texas A&M, ARKANSAS vs Northwest La. State, TEXAS TECH vs Southern Methodist, ARIZONA vs West Texas State, COLORADO vs Oklahoma, OLE /IISS vs Vahderbilt, IOWA vs urdue, NORTH TEXAS STATE s Cincinnati and LEE 7th. over In our weekly predictions last week, we hit on 20 of 25 games to raise our season average to .773 on 116 correct choices against 34 misses. This week we find the predictions saying: Palo Duro over Pampa—..The Dons have too much speed for the Harvesters who should make it close. White Deer over Sunray — The Bucks are down and out but they have enough left to blast Sunray. Tascosa over Amarillo — The Rebels will be lucky if they don' get beat. ers triumph over the Tascosa Raiders Thursday night. The touchdown play climaxed an uphill climb by the Shockers after trailing 6-0 at halftime and 12-6 early in the final period. Coach Norman Phillips' crew marched 73 yards for the winning touchdown. Ronnie Oler, a star in the winning drive, carried 25 yards to the Rebs 48. Johnson fired a pass to Oler good for 12 yards to the 36. Tascosa was. penalized 15 yards to put the ball on the 21. Miller scooted to the 12 and Oler carried to the three in two tries to set up the pay - off play. Until the last drive, all of Pampa's offense had been borne by fullback Curtis Fletcher. The Shockers' ace rambled 65 yards on the first play from scrimmage Harvesters Gun i For Big Upset The upstart Pampa Harvesters will try - to • add another feather to their hat tonight when coach VVeldon Trice's crew treks to Ajtoariilo to engage the Palo Duro Dons at Dick Bivins Stadium at 7:30 in an important 3-AAAA game. And the Harvesters have their work carved out for them tonight. For Palo Duro has one of the state's top AAAA club with a razzle-dazzle offense that has enabled the Dons to post six victories in seven con tests. Pftlo Duro has scored 207 points to lead the conference in that de* >artment. The Dons rapped Plainview 48-0 last Friday to move,in* to n second place tie with Borger, the only team to beat them 2H4. Tascosa leads the race. Halfback Gordon Nelson and Texas-Rice Game Heads SWC Slate ampa 7th. Local Boxers Win 6 Bouts in the ^second jialf^ to knot thej Miam j. s homecoming a solid success tonight when the Hurricanes meet the North Carolina Tar Heels in the Orange Bowl. The Miami quarterback, hampered by injuries most.of the sea- on and forced to sit out the Hur- icanes' last game two weeks ago n a 9-7 loss to undefeated Colo- Pampa and Lefors boxers nabbed six wins each and Hereford scored four victories in a 16-bout card at the Boy's Optimist Club Thursday night. Cliff punham, the boxing pro- count 6-6 and tied the score at 12 - all in the final quarter with scintillating 82 - yard kickoff return. Tascosa, winless in eight games, was in complete command in the first half. The Raiders moved 72 yards in the first quarter to score with halfback Hollis Talley going over left tackle for the final two yards. Tascosa threatened again but the half ended with the Raiders on Pampa's 15. After the Shockers tied the count, Tascosa rolled 71 yards with Talley again chalking up the six points on a brilliant 36 - yard dash. The win was the second for 9 Major. Gollegje Teams Undefeated By United Press International Nine major colleges retained their perfect football records during the weekend but the overall, list of unbeaten and untied schools was reduced from 62 to 46 teams. Alabama, Bowling Green, Colo- gram director, was enthused over an excellent crowd that turned outJor the fights- He said, "The Paiiipa boys are -in better shape for this early in the season than they have been in four or five years." Fighters chalking up wins for Pampa were Ronnie Watson over Hubert Sims, Lefors and Andy Grim over John Rodriquez, Hereford in 50-60 pound bouts. Roy Lumpkin dumped Lefors' G 1 en Cunningham and H. D. LaRue Pampa against five defeats am a tie. • United Press International | rado, is listed as a probable start- A sound George Mira can make j er against the Tat- Heels. Miami is a 7-point choice, assuming that Mira is in the lineup. The Hurricanes have a 2-3 record with victories over Penn State and Kentucky. North Carolina has lost only one of four games, that to Lee 8th Graders Top Hawks 36-12 Coach Mack Choate's touted Ro- Clemson. George Washington hosts Boston University in the only other major .college football action tonight. The Generals are favored by five points. The list of unbeaten and untied major teams stands at nine going into this weeken's contests. Top-ranken Michigan State (4-0) plays Big Ten rival Indiana and Georgia Tech (4-1), ranked No. 7. is n 13-point choire over. Tulanc; eighth - ranked Louisiana State (4-1) gets the nod by six points over Florida and ninth-ranked Notre Dame (3-1) seeks to rebound after last week's Michigan Slate loss against another Big Ten power, Northwestern The Fightin' irish are picked by nine points. Lefors Goes To Canadian In 2-A Play Lefors takes to the road to tangle with a 10-year jinx and the Canadian Wildcats, Miami goes to Booker to battle for the district 2-B eight man grid championship and White Deer's crippled Bucks host Sunray in local games tonight. District 3-AAAA piny finds Pampa nt Amnrillo to play the Palo Duro Dons and Monterey nt Borger in games tonight. Saturday night, Lubbock journeys to Plainview and league-leading Tascosa clashes with rugged Phillips 9th Rips Reaper Gridders quarterback Rickey Nix spearhead the high - Dowered offenss that numbers Monterey 41 - 13, Lubbock 33-16, Dumas 21-18. Midland 2345 and Carter • Riversidt 27-8 among their victims. Nelson is the loop's leading rusher with 360 yards in 60 carries and the top scorer with 84 points. Nix tops all passers with 12 completions in 7A tries for 237 yards. Pampa is in good shape physically for the game, The Harvesters have made several line - up changes in an effort to get more offensive punch said Trice Thursday. Jerry Glover, a fullback at the season's start, will alternate at left end with Keith Riemer; John Brown is back at right tackle for the Harvesters; Mik« rill ° H 'f5 h - Stewart goes to fullback and Coach Dunny Goode's LeforsJR a | p h p n |mer to right half and Pirates, defending district 2-A ti- tlisl, need a win over Canadian to gain a tie with McLean for the league lead. But Lefors faces a 10-year jinx of losing on the Ca- nodian field. . J IS IftVUlCU LIY *-" ijunn.-i ITH.IW ..w~ bert Lee 8th grade Rebels wound ond . ranRe / Mississi ppi (5 -0) is favored by 20 points while sec- runs to help the Phillips Junior Injuries have hit both clubs with the Pirates having three Fleet halfback Freddie Bain' starters likely to see only limited broke loose on three long, scoring, action and Canadian has two boys up their 1961 grid campaign Follett Hosts Groom Tiqers GROOM (Sj)l Defending champion Groom tackles a toughie tonight when the Tigers play the Follett Panthers at 7:30 at Follett in a district 1-B contest, The once-beaten Panthers suf- rado, Iowa,'Michigan State, Mem- , a 100-pounder, downed Hereford's phis State, Mississippi, Rutgers j Andrew Rodriguez and classy 147- and Texas remained from last'pounder Pat McDonald beat topped Charles West, Hereford, in fered their lone setback at the 70-80 pound matches. Pete Pettit, j hands of conference foe Wheeler week's perfect major teams after Dartmouth, Detroit, Notre Dame and Villanova tumbled from the list. Mike Henjosa of Hereford. Lefors' winners were David White over Steve Hukil, Mike Robins beat Bruce Watson, Pampa; Mike Smith stopped Jay Fos- CHICAGO (UPI) — The Illinois ter, Pampa; Jimmy Gilbfeath Boxing Commission has approved a four-round exhibition bout between Sonny Liston and Illinois heavyweight champion E r n e s ,t Terrell at the amphitheatre Nov. 6. The fight will mark Liston's scored a tko over Hereford's Steve Lyons and Vince Stracer beat Pampa's John Epperson, Boys winning for Hereford were Dickie Elliot over Dean La Rue, Pampa; Ray Rodriquez over 24-6. Follett rebounded with a 2216 victory over winless Texline last Friday, Groom is 4-3 on the season and is tied for the lead in the district race with Wheeler after chalking up 34-8 and 37-0 triumphs over Fritch and Claude respectively. Coach Dwain Currie's Tigers will have one starter out of action against the Panthers. He is end Jimmy Conrad who has a severe knee injury; Currie stated, "Follet has a big, first ring appearance since his j Gary Johnson, Pampa; Rusty suspension was lifted by Pennsylvania commission. the Babione beat Pampa's Joe Roth For Personalized INSURANCE SERVICE CALL Ronnie B, Martin MO 5-2989 or 5-4122 For Low Cost Auto, Home Owner, Fire, Hospital, Life Insurance You'r* In good hand»^yllh ALLSTATE *ur«nc« Cpmp«nl«m HOMJ.OIH«: stout, m and Robert Torrez tko'ed Martin of Pampa. Gale Loop's Top Passer To Ride On Bench In Sunday's Game HOUSTON (UPI)—Jacky Lee may lead the American Football League in passing, but he will be just another bench rider when | the Oilers start play at Buffalo Sunday. Coach Wally Lemm decided Thursday to go with old pro quarterback George Blanda who personally chalked up 32 points against Dallas last week. experienced team. They have 10 starters returning from last year's team and they will outweigh us about 15 pounds to the man. "They have a IS'i-pound fullback (Larry Roots) and a 175- pound halfback (Gary Weisner) who are real good boys. Follett has a real fine team and we are expecting a real tough battle. ! We just hope that we can stop j their backs." Thursday afternoon by thumping Phillips 36 - 12. The victory was the fourth of the season against a single loss for the Reps. Halfback Lewis Meers once again was the big gun for Lee with three touchdowns running his total to 14 six pointers for the campaign. After battling through a scoreless first quarter, Meers raced 65 yards for the initial score. Quarterback Larry Danials added the extra points, Danials passed 38 yards to halfback Gary Crosstand to hike the Lee margin to 14 - 0 at halftime. Meers zipped 35 yards in the third period, but Phillips retaliated on a two yard pass and the quarter ended with the count 20-6. Lee tallied twice in the fourth quarter and Phillips got one marker, Meers was off on another jaunt early in the period good for 43 yards, Grassland scampered 67 yards on a fine kickoff return following Phillips' second score. Choate singled out linebackers David Frazier, Gregory Locke and Paul Burnitt and tackle George Nichols for their fine de- High Hawks sink the Pampa Reapers 30-14 here Thursday afternoon. Bain tallied on romps of 44, 68 and 70 yards to offset the hard- meets Vanderbilt in a Southeastern Conference battle. Ole Miss is picked by 24 poinl.s. Third-ranked Texas (5-0) takes on Southwest Conference rival Rice, a 13-point underdog, and bowl-bound Alabama (5-0), rated No. 4,, is also a 13-point choice. As for the rest of the teams with perfect slates, fifth-ranked Iowa (4-0) runs into the tough Purdue Boilermakers; lOth-ratcd Colorado (4-0) plays winless Okla- ioma; Memphis State (5-0) engages Mississippi State; Rutgers (4-0) meets Pcnn and Bowling Green (5-0) plays Miami of Ohio, conversion points. out of action. Ends Tommy Smith and Don McCool and tackle Jerry Harrington are out of the Pirates line-up and Canadian quarterback Terry Brown and halfback H. L. Thorn running of Pampa fullback Sam- as may not see action for the my Bryan and the , fine field generalship of quarterback Jim Arthur. Phillips forged into a lfi-Q first quarter lead before the Reapers battled back to make a game of it. Bain pulled off his 44-yard scamper and halfback Glenn Hopkins plunged over from the one. Joel Fondren and i Larry Lewis Wildcats. Goode staled, "Canadian has a good team despite its r e c o r t (1-7). Red Cleveland is a good coach and he has good potential. They lost to Clarendon 8-0 last week but had four starters out with injuries and sickness." Miami meets Booker for t h e 2-B championship. Both clubs are tensive play. In the backfield, the Lee mentor praised Meers, Crossland and Danials, who was playing his first game at quarterback. Memphis State and Rutgers are solid favorites but Iowa and Colorado are picked by only one j touchdown each. In other leading games, sixth- ranked Ohio State (3-0-1) is rated 12 points better than Wisconsin; Rice Owlets Play Shorthorns Today AUSTIN, Tex. (UPI)-The Rice University Frosh will try to snap he 17 games without a loss streak owned by the University of Texas Shorthorns today. Both teams have 1-0 records this year, pass to Hank Boykin added the undefeated and untied with Mt- 'ami relying on a stingy defense while the Kiowns have a rampag- DANCING EVIRY SATURDAY 9:00 P,M, To The Music Of Th@ HOWARD MANSEL BAND AT THE ODOFBW.OWS HALL 210 \V, BROWN THI PUBUC IS 1NVITI& T, V, Lark Expects To Join Kelso In Infernational Race LAUREL, Md. (UPI) — T.V. Lark is expected to join Kelso as the American representatives in the Washington, D.C-, International at Laurel Nov. 11. The 4-year-old colt earned an invitation to the mile and one-half grass event after winning the Knickerbocker Handicap at Aqueduct Wednesday- Laurel officials now are waiting for a reply from Preston Madden, head of the syndicate that owns T.V. Lark. iHigh School [ [Grid Scores By United Prest International El Paso Jefferson 27 El Paso Tech 8 Dallas Ktmball 28 North Dallas 0 Dallas Woodrow Wilson 27 Dallas Samuel 8 Fort worth Carter Riverside 36 Fort Worth North Side 26 Houston Lamar 27 Houston Bell aire 21 Spring Branch 56 Houston San Jacinto 0 DeKalb 26 Atlanta 8 Richland 21 Brewer 12 Buffalo 50 Westwood 6 San Antonio Harlandale 6 S»n An tonio Highlands 2 Port Isabel 26 Brownsville St Joseph 'B" 14 Beaumom Central Catholic 2* ] Houston Marian 8 Arthur drove tho Reapers down- field on a 70 - yard march in the second quarter aided by the hard- running of Ennis Penland to cut the count to 16 • 6. Arthur scored from the six. Bain broke IOOHB twice in the last half and Phillips led 30 - 6 offense that has tallied 284 points. 134 by speedy halfback Leslie Lee, White Deer (4-2-1) is out of contention for the 1-A flag but the Bucks like to win and despite many injuries the former state Jimmy Hoyler takes over th« right guard slot. Defensively, t h t Harvesters have a change «t halfback with Travis Tucker filling in for the njurcd Butch Crosslnnd. H o w- ever, Tucker has played several ;ames at that post and has done a real fine job. Trice said "Palo Duro has an explosive offense. They lost to Borger because they (Palo Duro) only had the ball for 11 offensive plays in the first half. (The Dons scored twice in the last half). Nix is a real fine passer and he throws when you least expect it." The Harvesters hava the eyes of th'e Panhandle area on them tonight. Many people are stiH apprehensive as to whether the 15-14 upset win over Amarillo was a fluke or whether it is a sign of steady improvement. Physically for the Harvesters, Grassland is still bothered by a bad knee and may see only limited action. Halfbacl: Riley Walters and tackle Glenn McCathern hav« minor injuries. Walters, however, may not play due to a foot injury. before Bryan spearheaded a Reap- 1 champions are heavily favored er touchdown inarch. Arthur pass- j over a hapless Sunray club. ed to end Terry Bullock for 10 yards and the touchdown. He fired another aerial to Dnrrell Luster for the extra points. The Robert E. Lee 9th graders dropped a 22-0 decision to the Gruver "B" team at Gruver Thursday. Halfback Jerry Garrison starred for the Rebels. Sunray has won twice in seven games and have a fine quarterback in John Mack Worst, who passed and ran for 253 yards against Stinnett lust Friday. But the Bobcats will have their hands full with the Bucks' Carl McAdams, the top x roun d gainer in the district. Read th« Newt Classified Adi CASCADE MELLOW AS MOONLIGHT New York Stock Exchange Locally VI 3-2512 Schneider/ Etrnttt and Hickman, Inc. E»Ubli»hed :W Wet! FROM THE LIFE AND VIGOR OF THE GRAIN KKNTUGKY STRAIGHT BOUBBQN STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKC? • 36 PROOF GIO. A. pICKll DISTILLING CO.. LOUISVILU. 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