The Knoxville Journal from Knoxville, Tennessee on October 31, 1948 · 22
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The Knoxville Journal from Knoxville, Tennessee · 22

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I is i i BahtamMiss State Ace Passes Kicks To Hold Greenies By KRIS KREEGER NEW ORLEANS Oct 30 (AP)— It was “Shorty” McWilliams vs Tulane here today and the final score was Tulane 9 Mississippi State 0 ' Until he was carried injured from the field with twelve minutes to play Shorty’s passes were a constant threat to Tulane’s goal and his kicks — all except two — kept the Green Wave mostly back up in its own sector o' One of those boots that didn’t do State any 'good was a — — second-period quick kick that Tu- Minnesota Conquers Indiana 30-7 MINNEAPOLIS Minn Oct 30 (INS)— The Minnesota' Golden ‘ Gophers romped over an Indiana University eleven minus George Taliaferro today by the score of 30 to 7 and at least kept a claw on their Rose Bowl chances Indiana exploded in the first quarter on a pass interception in ' the end zone After some favorable punt exchanges Taliaferro who was injured in the second canto opened up with passes He finally connected with one minute to go from the Gopher 36 In the second stanza Minnesota gave its 64926 homecomers the sight they had been waiting for Taliaferro was forced early to the bench with an injured ankle and the Gophers poured it on In the space of seven minutes two T D’s were counted And with less than two minutes to go Dick Sebek was tackled by Bud Elliott and Bob Mealey in the end zone to give Minnesota a safety Minnesota added another touchdown half-way through the third period Stan Thiele sneaking over from the one foot mark as the finale to a 64-yard sustained drive Indiana stiffened at the' start of the final canto However a fumble at the Indiana 30 by the hoosiers set another Minnesota tally 1 — Iowa’s Late Touchdowns Nip Wisconsin IOW ACITY Iowa Oct 30 (UP) ' — Iowa unveiling a surprising ground attack to go with A1 Di Marco’s passing came from behnid 'with three second half touchdowns today to whip Wisconsin 19 to 13 before 38400 Wisconsin frustrated by successive defeats on three previous Saturdays and trying hard to win one for Coach Harry Stuhldreher exploded its vaunted ground power in the second quarter after a first period of cautious sparring by both teams The Badgers punched over two touchdowns and led 13 to 0 at half time Early in the third period Iowa marched straight to a touchdown with a surprising sophomore reserve halfback Don Fryauf going 15 yards for the- score A few minutes later Iowa made the score 13 to 12 when Ralph Doran galloped 50 yards to another touchdown Di Marco’s passing and Fryauf’s running took the Hawks from mid field to the 24 then End Jack Dittmer grabbed a Di Marco pass j In the -end zone after Clarence Self tipped it Johns Joy Cops Jockey Stakes LOUISVILLE Ky 6ct 30 (JP) Johns Joy owned by J A Kinard i Jr Brickeys Ark galloped to an ' easy victory in the Kentucky Jockey Club stakes at Churchill Downs today The two-year-old bay colt by j Bull Dog — My Auntie covered the j mile out of the chute in 1:37 second best time in the 22 runnings j of the event - Dixiana’s Fleeting Star failed in a gallant stretch drive to overcome th Arkansas entry and won place money three and a half lengths behind the winner White nd Thomas’ Our Request was two length further back in a field of nine two-year-olds Men anti Women! 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' ELECT' GORDON BROWNING GOVERNOR lane Center Stan Kottemann rushed in to block on State’s 20-yard line The ball bounded through the end zone for an automatic safety and two points Then early in the" fourth period Tulane Halfback Bilw Svoboda intercepted a pass from McWilliams — the only- one Shorty tried and failed to complete — and Tulane was off on a 42-yard scoring push Fullback Ed Price gained 38 of the yards in four rushes driving like a buffalo through right tackle for the last seven Dick Sheffield place kicked the extra point Coffin-Corner punts by McWilliams kept Tulane in a hole all the first period Late in the game one of his punts slipped off his foot and went only seven yards but otherwise he' kept Tulane going back starting from Taw State kept driving into Tulane territory once getting to the Tulane 13 But the Maroons couldn’t make those last yards largely because when they turned to running plays Tulane’s Tackle Paul Lea Guard Dennis Doyle End Rex Partridge and Svoboda charged in to spill the ball carriers - Tulane outgained State 210 yards to 103 in rushing and in passing 99 to 48 Most of McWilliams’ tosses were of the short variety and when he was out of the game his subs couldn’t hit their targets LUBBOCK Oct 30 J’)— A pow - erhouse Rice Institute eleven me1 thodically marked up yardage here today before a hpmecoming crowd of 19000 persons? grinding a light but fighting Texas Tech eleven under 14-7 Coach Jess Neely shot a multi-! tude of slithery backs at the Red Raiders with Fullback Bobby Lan- trip Halfback Huey Keeney Halfback Gordon Wyatt Halfback J ohn Kelly and Quarterback Tobin Rote leading the array The Owl defenses also stiffened every time the Techsans had the ball cutting down the Raider speedsters before they cduld get started and breaking up nearly every passing attempt Tech gained Only one -first down in the first half and its deepest penetration of Rice territory was the 49 yard line The Owls in the first quarter sent Lantrip over center for t -o yards and the first touchdown Hts plunge climaxed a drive of 77 yards Williams converted Late in the second quarter Rice struck again taking advantage of a fumble by Earl Jackson on the Tech 15 that Derwood Lee gobbled up A pass interference gave Rice a first down on the Tech eighf Two plays "later Rote passed to Williams on the one and he fell over for the score Williams place kicked his second conversion! Tech scored early in the fourth I sport and Young face another quarter' Quarterback Ernest "Haw- j rough foe Friday night in Petie kins passed to End JL Gulley for Siler’s surprising Morristown Hur nine yards and on the next play ricane- Siler’s outfit operating Fullback Earl Jackson broke off from the almost defunct double right tackle arid galloped 31 yards wing has swept past six oppon-for the score Charley Reynolds j ents since losing and tying in converted 1 their first two outings They have Penn Grinds Game Little Washinston & Lee 40- PHILADELPHIA Oct 20 (UP) Game little Washington and Lee was grist in the mill today and Pennsylvania's unbeaten football team ground out its 500th victory of all time by plastering a 40-7 defeat on the Generals before a sun baked crowd of 50000 Penn winning its fifth this season and ‘ unbeaten in 14 games stretching back to 1946 showered sx touchdowns on the willing but outclassed Generals in the final three periods with home gron Francis (Reds) ' Bagnell hanging three on the hook with accurate passes Bagnell one-time team mascot and waterbay threw touchdowns which covered 70 28 and 48 yards respectively His first was an eye picture which saw him hit Lou Roberts with a 3’-yard pass and as Roberts was tackled by Jim Stark he lateralled to Bill Talarico who romped 42 yards to the nd zone The sophomore redhead hit Bill Aif Noire Dame ’s Dazzling Irish Whip Navy 41- 7 Princeton Overpowers Cavaliers PRINCETON N J Oct 29 (UP) — An improved P r i n c eton eleven passed and ran at will today to defeat the University of Virginia by a surprising score of 55 to 14 the greatest victory margin a Charlie Caldwell coached team has marked up since he took over the Tigers’ football destinies three years ago The 22000 fans who poured into Palmer stadium were prepared for a victory over the Cavaliers but the final score was far beyond their expectations For a time they visioned a repeat of the first encounter between these two schools — in 1890 when Princeton swamped Virginia 115 to 0 It actually looked that way for awhile But late in the ’ game Princeton coasted and in the final period the Cavaliers came up with two scores arid two extra points Outstanding in this scoring marathon w’hich saw Princeton piling up a nine to one margin in a rivalry that began in 1890 were Princeton backs Johnny Weber and Carl Leibert Weber accounted for three touchdowns and -Leibert set up two before a wrenched leg forced him from the game midway in the second quarter And then there was the magnificent extra point booting of center Frank Reichel who converted on all but one of seven Princeton touchdown California Gets Scare LOS ANGELES Oct 30 (UP)— California’s mighty Golden Bears had the closest shave of their drive towards the Rose J3owl today as they barely defeated an inspired University of Southern California football team 13 to 7 Before the largest football crowd of the season — 90890 fans — the savage charging Southern Californians scored in the last 48 seconds of play and had three 1 possible touchdown drives halted ! by fumbles or penalties 1 ! J i after tg the other tocal outfits will make Knox-Morristown Game Set Friday Comparatively speaking its a light weekendLfor Knoxville high school football fans this week ' t The Knoxville-Morristown game Friday night at Evans-Collins Field j heads the home slate which will also 'see Stair Tech’s improving Tigers go against Greeneville’s tough eleven Thursday nigljt on the I same gridiron Central Young and Rule take— — — — : — to the road The Young ' Yellow-jackets hoping for a state title the measure of all an appearance in Oak Ridge Frl day night in a game which should draw a capacity crowd to Blankenship Fiseld The Jackets who are undefeated and untied figure to move past Buist Warren's Wildcats but not without trouble Rule will play Tennessee High in Bristol Friday night while Central travels "to Atlanta for a J game with Marlst High the same j night ' Knoxville High suffering from two straight setbacks from King- Rhoads in the end zone from 28 yards out for the second score after Chuck Bednarik recovered a fumble and then in the third period laid one out to Roberts who goose-tracked 48 for a touch down Penn’s other ouchdowns in this 500th win against 186 losses and 33 ties in 72 yards of football saw Rhoads run 10 Center Hank Ros-sell gallop 18 after intercepting a pass and Sophomore Charley Al-bertus' throw six yards to End Wayne Helman in the end zone The Generals wound up 34 yards minus on the ground and failed to register a first down by rushing - But Jim Leister gave a dem onstration of needle point passing and accounted for eight of the Generals’ nine first downs He set up the lone touchdown of the Southerners and crossed Penn by sending Walt Michaels through the line on a hand off for score Leister completed 12 in 22 passes for 163 yards but had three intercepted Harvard Breaks Losing Streak CAMBRIDGE Mass Oct 30 (UP) — Victory-starved Harvard added a jigger of jungle power to a jugful of spectacular running today to outlast Holy Cross 20 to 13 and break a three-game losing stregk before 35000 at Harvard Stadium ' SMI¥T Jr H John Miller Leads Northwestern To Win Over Buckeyes By CHARLES EINSTEIN EVANSTON' 111 Oct 30 (INS)— A nobody named John Miller today filtered through a big bruising-Ohio State team like the ghost of Halloween scoring two touchdowns to trigger a 21-7 Northwestern triumph That was all 47000 onlookers needed to start looking up the timetables to Pasadena and the Rose Bowl Miller a 175-pound sophomore who’d been asking Northwestern coach Bob Voigts for “just the chance” received such a boon as the second half commenced with nobody going anywhere at all The score was tied at 7-7 then but before the day was over the high-stepping second stringer from Chicago had done 120 yards worth of witch-dancing through the Buckeyes They themselves had had a Rose Bowl chance before Miller and Northwestern got hold of them Miller returned ant Ohio punt 17 yards- to his own 47 midway through the third period Northwestern forthwith moved 53 yards to a score with Miller getting 44 of them including the payoff 23 on a sharp dash off tackle An Ohio fumble set up another Northwestern touchdown late in the period and the Wildcats scored from the seven with Miller car rying twice the second -time to a touchdown from a yard away The Cats’ second period tally came on a 42 yard pass play from Dun Burson to Ed Tunnicliff but the Bucks matched that six plays later when Jery Krall hummed 57 yards around right end aided immensely by Sonny Gandee’s blocking beaten Rule and Central’ on successive weekends A near capacity crowd is expected nt Evans-Collins Field for the joust Knoxville’s most-improved team the Stair Tech Tigers takes on tough Greeneville Thursday night in what should be another top-notcher Ed Osborne’s lads have defeated Evei-ett and Murfreesboro on successive weekends Carter Beats Powell 13-2 The Carter High Green Dragons were forced to 'come from behind tonight to teke a 13-2 grid victory from Powell High' School At halftime the Dragons were trailing 2-6 as the result of a safety scored when Powell’s left end Painter tackled Myers in his own end zone Jack Ayres put the Dragons in the' ball game in the third period by blocking a Powell punt Capt Gene Bergen recovered for the losers on his own five but the ball went over on downs Fullback Fred Holden scored on third down but missed the kick for point after Holden scored again in the fourth when he went over from the 25-yard line after a 65-yard drive to that point He made the scoring all his by plunging over for the point West Virginia Tips Gamecock MORGANTOWN W Va Oct 30 LD — West Virginia poured on the power in the second half today and walloped South Carolina 35-12 before 24000 homecoming fans The touchdowns did not start coming until after the Gamecocks had given the Mountaineers a thorough scare in the first two periods This was due primarly to the accurate right arm of Quarterback Harold Hagan Jimmy Walthall passing ace of the Mountaineers got his game working ‘In the third quarter and the West irginlans aided somewhat by South Carolina fumbles marked up three touchdowns Purdue Noses Out Marquette LAFAYETTE Ind Oct 30 (INS) — A Dad’s Day crowd of 32000 watched an injury-ridden Purdue squad nose out a close 14 to 9 triumph over a liard-fight-ing Marquette eleven today T ennessee Statistics FIRST HALF STATISTICS FINAL TEAM STATISTICS 50 Weiner 1 Arkansas Whips Texas Aggies COLLEGE STATION Tex Oct 30 (JP) — A bruising fullback Leon Campbell and a rugged Arxansas line surged over Texas A and M 28-6 here today A partisan crowd of 16000 watched the Aggies lose their seventh straight game this year wilting in the second quarter before the hard charging Porker line and melting completely in the third and fourth periods v Campbell smashed his way across the goal line twice and his terrific teamifiate Olympics Hurdler Clyde Scott passed to Ross Pritchard for two more touchdowns A pas§ interception in the final minute of play set up Texas A and M’s lone touchdown With Arkansas reserves on the field Aggie center Herbert Ellis grabbed Ray Park’s aerial on the razorba'ck ten yard line Buryi Baty faded back and found big Bob Goode in the end zone with a perfect pitch Jim Reichert kicked four straight extra points for Arkansas Herb Turley missed on A and M’s try Campbell Scott and Pritchard fired an Arkansas ‘ offense that ground out 74 yards on the ground The Razorback line yielded just 28 yards to the Aggies A and M missed a chance to score at the game’s outset and Arkansas gave it few other opportunities Late in the first- quarter the Razorbacks started an 80-yard drive that was climaxed on the third play of the second period when Campbell plunged over from the three yard line It took them just 13 plays to cover the distance Loss Is 11th Straight For Midshipmen By JOHN CHANDLER i BALTIMORE Oct 30 (AP) — Notre Dame’s dazzling football forces rocked shell-shocked Navy 41 to 7 today as the' undefeated Irish scored in each quarter as- they have done in every game this sea-son The South Bend maulers ripped to a touchdown in the first two minutes and 55 seconds That gave the sellout crowd of 63314 jammed into Babe Ruth Stadium a quick idea of what was going to happen Led by light Halfback Emil Sitko who tallied one touchdown and set up a pair of others with slashing runs the Fighting Irish handed Navy its 11th consecutive defeat This is record low for the Midshipmen — fivq - losses to and the 1947 season and six in a row this year Navy did manage xa touchdown early in the fourth after Notre Dame had run up 35 points It was the first time the Sailors had been able to score on the Irish since the 1945 game ended in -a 6-6 tie Right after the opening kickoff by Navy Notre Dame found itself on its 42-yard line Frank Tri-pucka whose T-formation trickery was clicking perfectly faked a handoff to Bill Gay then shovel-passed to Sitko Emil had full steam nip as he cut around right end and skipped 55 yards dr vn the sideline before Jim Green knocked him out on the Navy three Sitko was elected to crack over on the next play for the initial score Steve Oracko placekicked the first of five extra points Shortly after the initial score Bob Horne fumbled and Bill Fischer Notre Dame captain recovered near midfield Sitko ran twice and the ball was on Navy’s 18 Then Tripucka faked to Sitko shove-passed to John Panelli and he romped over Sitko rambled 44 yards in the second quarter to Navy’s 15 arid five plays later Tripucka lobbed a four-yard pass to Gay in the end zone Less than two minutes later the Navy jitters hit Quarterback Reaves Baysinger who fumbled on his own 25-yard marker where Geiry Groom recovered for Notre Dame On the first’ play Bob Williams in for Tripucka lat-eraled wide to Hank Smith who went all the vay to prove the reserves also knew how to get points In the third quarter it looked like the Notre Dame record of scoring in every period would end Twice touchdowns were called back on account of penalties but after 13 minutes and 20 seconds of fooling around deep in Navy territory Williams latereled to Frank Spaniel and he skidded into pay dirt from the seven Navy fans got their first real chance to cheer late-in the third stanza when rookie Halfback Walter Marquardt was sent into the game Marquardt cut loose for 44 yards to Notre Dame’s 45 The drive stalled momentarily and Baysinger angled a punt out fo bounds on' the Irish two Bob Williams’ return kick went out on Notre Dame’s 36 and the Middies went to work' Marquardt and Pistol Pete Williams alternated for six cracks at the line then Williams hit right guard from seven yards out and- got Navy into the scoring act Rodger Drew booted the point from placement Aggie fumbles setup two quick Arkansas touchdowns in the third period Louis Schaufele grabbed Ralph Daniel’s Bobbie on the A and M 24-yard line Scott passed to J D Smith for 17 yards and then Campbell bullied over for the score Less than two minutes later Aggies back Paul Yates fumbled and Major Tallent recovered for Arkansas on the A and M 34-yard line Scott who was hit hard all afternoon by Aggie forwards ran 24 yards then got four more Campbell picked up three and then Scott found Pritchard with a scoring pass On the - first play of the fourth quarter the Smackover Ark flash turned what looked like a bad error into his team’s final counter Fading back for a quick kick Scott received a pass from center that skidded on the ground CARS-TRUCKS Drive ft Yourself wr IIS S Car lUI Z-31M Wildcats Have Too Much Power I For Cincinnati CINCINNATI Oct 30- (P)— The Kentucky ‘Wildcat scored two touchdowns in the first five minutes and then -made the final play of the game a scoring one today as they downed an outclassed Cincinnati team 28-7 before a crowd of 24000 ' In the 23rd renewal of their- rivalry with the Bearcats the Ken-tucky boys scored the first time they got their hands on the ball After receiving Cincinnati’s first-punt the Wildcats moved the ball 54 yards in two plays and Wilbur Jamerson went 24 yards around end for a touchdown Minutes later Kentucky recovered a Bearcat fumble and after Jamerson swept right end for 34 yards to the US 19 George Blanda tossed one to Jim Howe in the end zone The Bearcats took to the air in the second period and moved to the Kentucky 26 where an interception halted the drive and started the Wildcats toward their third marker Two passes carried Kentucky to the UC 45 and a play later Bill Boiler passed to Wah Wah Jones to give Kentucky a 21-0 lead Play bogged down in the third quarter but the Bearcats’ aerial game began clicking in the final stanza and led Jjo their only score Two passes by Tom O’Mally spaced by' a 15 yard penalty against Kentucky carried the ball from the UC 27 to the Wildcat 27 Jim Daugherty made seven at tackle before O’Malley whipped one to Joe Hauk for six points — Dartmouth Trounces Yale NEW HAVEN Conn Oct 30 (JP) Hard-running slick-passing Dartmouth piled up its largest score against Yale today as it walloped the Elis 41 -to 14 The Indians rolled up three touchdowns in the opening period and were never threatened Northwestern’s Bowl Hopes Soar In Win Over Buckeyes EVANSTON III Oct 30 (JP)— Sophomore Johnny Miller a Wildcat substitute scored two touchdowns as Northwestern fanned its Rose Bowl hopes to blazing brightness with a 21-7 triumph over Ohio fjtate today Thrilling a 47000 homecoming throng the 20-year-old Miller broke up the game with a 22-yard twisting squirming payoff run midway in the third period after the teams battled to a 7-7 halftime tie Then the deceptive-gaited 175-pounder bewildered the Buckeyes with his gabbing slashing ball-toting and iced the decision with a one-yard scoring smash on the first play of the fourth quarter Fleet Jerry- Krall streaked 57 yards for the lone Buckeye score late in the second quarter after Northwestern had taken a 7-0 lead on Don Burson’s scoring pass to Ed Tunnicliff covering 42 yards Jim Farrar converted all three Northwestern touchdowns and Jim Hague added the lone- Buckeye six-pointer ' Miller who carried the ball 120 Columbia Drops Close Decision NEW YORK Oct 20 (JP)—For the third-week in a row Columbia snatched defeat from victory as Cornell's spirited sophomores stormed back with two touch downs in the final 10 minutes to pull out a 20-13 decision Trailing 13-7 after 4:08 of tha fourth quarter the Cornell team that had been bottled up since the first period started to roll- It must have taken added hope from the fact that Charles Klemovich the Lions’ extra point expert twice failed to add a vital point after Lou Kusserow’s second touchdown UCLA Bruins Top Nebraska LINCOLN Neb Oct 30 MV The losing streak of UCLA's Bruins-ended at "three today and Nebraska’s' went to five games as the Pacific Coast team grabbed a 27 to 15 victory At the end the lads were battling a bit more than vigorously with several being' shooed to the sidelines for their conduct and others being engaged in a shortlived pushing spree after the gun yards In 14 tries for almost a 9-yard average took charge in the third period when the Wildcats moved 53 yards in six plays for their second touchdown In that driv? Miller carried four times for 44 yards hard TRUCKS IN STOCK ALL TYPES Hoyt H Payne Go 408-410 EAST DEPOT DIAL 2-8230 a a N JTr

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