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The Lincoln Star from Lincoln, Nebraska • Page 26

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NU Knocks the Wind Out of Cyclones Hiiskers Prevail 24-13 Penney Nalps Six to Set Neiv lieeord r.v DON FOnSVTHK Atnes, a Iowa Onco YOU scrii)t, Quarterback Ernie Sigler riiles an eight-yard scoring pitch to Tom Penney, who outmaneuvers safety Tony Washington in tlie end zone for third touchdown. Field Position Bottled NU In Second Half By KENT SAVERY Anics, coach Bob Devaney was pleased with the performances of senior quirlerback Ernie Sigler and fullback Dick Davis, but bis opinion of the Iowa State- Nebraska game itself depended on which half you were discussing. played well offensively the first Devaney said, bad tield position kept us in a hole in the second half. went conservative in Big Eight 3C Pro Roundup 8C ffesf. ft Spprf 'Ktd LINCOLN, NEBRASKA.

1 3 19 ()S SIA 'HON liiiliiiiiiiiiiillllliiiiiiiiliiliiliililiiiitlliiiiiiiiilllliilll Statistics First downs Hushing yardage Passing yardage Passes Return yardage Fumbles lost Yards penalized lllllittllllltlllllilllllllllllllllllllllllllillllllllllllllllllll 21 161 77 1 94 IS 19 182 108 10-28-2 -4 5-44 2 77 the second half mainly due to field Devaney said. The Iluskers wore penalized three times for clipping on punt returns twice in the first half and once in the second half. 'Fhe second-half clip nullified a Guy Ingles return to the NU 35 and brought the ball back to the II. (iood punting by Iowa Bob Broiiillctte left the Huskcrs on their own one and 13 yard lines for the starts of other second-half offensive series. Ingles, a 155-pound split end who was getting his first crack at the punt returning job, received what Devaney described as pretty good think Ingles fits in well with our punt return Devaney joked in reference to the trouble others have had at that position.

However, Devaney added, I think Guy did a pretty good job and I think try him Devaney praised Sigler, who hit 12 of 17 passes for 161 yards, while celebrating his 23rd birthday. had a good Devaney said. missed a couple of fellows early in the game, but overall he was very Actually Sigler hit 10 of 13 first-half tosses, ineluding six in a row in a 71-yard drive that took just 1:11 and gave NU a 21-7 halftime advantage. Devaney said that touchdown, scored with just 13 seconds left in the halt, us a real lift from a psychological IViiiiev Has His Dav 'Pom lArnney caught passes of 14, 1(1, 27 and eight yards the latter being the scoring play on the 71-yard march. While lA'nncy was the top receiver, Davis came off the bench to take rushing lionors with 87 yards on 16 carries.

Devaney said he put Davis back in attcr starting sophomore Dan Schueiss in order to get more speed in hopes of running outside better. did a good job, but a little Devaney said. While the Buskers still had Irnuble running wide, was strong up the middle and Devaney said, had about his best Devaney described Iowa State as pretty darn good football team. They got fired up and they moved the ball on us about as well as anyone the Husker coach said. Devaney said interference calls, which plagued the Busker secondary, been a bugaboo to us all year.

I just hope it influence the way the kids he said. Stockton Is Leader In Lueky San Francisco Dave Stockton recovered sufficiently from two nights of birthday parties to take a one-stroke lead over Billy Casper after 54 holes in the Lucky Internalional Ojien Golf Tournament Saturday. Stockton, who celebrated his 27th birthday out on the soggy, rain-threatened galf course, fired a 69 for a three- day total of 202, or II under par. Casper, who had shared the se-hole total with Stockton, shot a 70 to share second place with Miller Barber and Tummy Aaron at 203 going into Sunday's final round. Links Edge Westside no use changing it.

again called on placekicker Paul Rogers for a last-minute tally Saturday and the sophomore proved just as cfiicient when the pressure is off as he has been when victory depended on his toe. His field goal with five seconds left here Saturday smilfod out Iowa St.ate’s last hope of an upset and wrapped up a 2 1-13 Cornhusker triumph The real on the effort had come two (piar- earlier when Nebraska drove 71 yards in as many to take a 21-7 halflime lead. It was a as well as a game-saving drive, coming just after winchack had zippeJ 3.5 yards around lelt end for the first Iowa State touchdown with 1:28 left in the half. I he principals in the drive, cpiarterback Ernie Sigler and split end Tom Penney had iiKire than the touchdown march to celebrate after the game i even Nebraska's Big Eight record at 2-2. Sigler, who completed six in as many attempts Statistics WfsUiHp l.iix'filn Mieh 10 0 107 121 72 S-l't 1 3 3- 0-0 Stofktnn Tommy Millfi Barber Billy Casper Don Massentiale iKm Finsterwald Ray Floyd llolHirt Bob Ken Still OcorKe Jaek Cupit Charle.s C'KKly Bob Duden Tommy Jacobs Bit, Juan Mike UiKsins Cicoi ge Bayer Hank Boyiiloii Collicrl KaM'r Oene l.itller Bob Lunn Sieve Reid Al Balding Dave Hchelbeiger Fleck Lionel Ueljcit Biliv Maxv)ell U.

Bob Smith 202 liti.OO-I.R 20.1 70- 20.3 Ii8 1,7 68-68-69-- 70-66-69-205 71-65-71-207 69 68-70 207 72-69-66 -i 207 69-68-76--207 70-68-69-- 207 69.71-67-207 71-69-68 208 67-71-70-298 71-69-208 70-70-18 208 208 71-67-71- 72-68-60-209 67-70 72 209 70-69-70- 209 70-68-71-269 Sunday College Fuuthall Notre Uainc V. Navy, am. i3i. Bob Devaney Show 12 noon (7-10-Ui. AFL Football Bills v.

Jets, 12:30 p.m. (3); Chiefs v. ItaUkTs. p.m. (3).

NFL Football Bears v. Packers, 1 p.m. Browns 49ers. 4 p.m. (6-10-1 ll.

First dovMis Bushins yardage Return yardase Punts Fumbles lost Yards 65 34 By VIRGIL PARKER Lincoln High, with a generous assist from Omaha i center Jim iMcWhirter, a triumph over the visiting Warriors at Seacrest Field Saturday night. was the best defense played all year, a happy Links a Andy Loehr said after the game. a good thing. Gary Worster, who makes the Red and Black attack go, as cai rie i from the field early in the third quarter with an injured knee. Without him, the Links failed to register a single first down and were minus one yard rushing during the second half.

With Worster at the controls the Links put together a lirst quarter march that culminated when Mike Shea banged in from seven yards out. Worster added the extra point for 7-0 lead. Late in the second period the Links got their first help from MeWhirter. On a Westside punt from the 14, he centered the ball clear out of the end zone for a safety and the two points which later spelled the difference. Westside tallied its lone touchdown late in the third period after (juarterback Marty Smoyer fumbled the snap from center.

The Warriors crossed into j)ay dirt from 36 yards out in five plays. ace soccer- stvled kicker, Hugh added the extra point, and the fireworks were just starting. MeWhirter helped out again with a bad snap on a punt which gave the Links possession al the Westside 32, hut the visitors took over at their own 23 and marched to the Lincoln High three. It looked like a sure field goal ehaiice, hut on third down Shea eame up with a pass intereeption in the end zone to kill that threat. Then came the biggest assist of all.

With the ball at the Links 14 and just 39 seconds left. Tobin came on for a field goal try. He has severiil this Including a But MeWhirter driblilcd the hall aiiout half way back to the holder and llie Links were home free. Lin.itln High l.irn'oln vShPH l.imoln oui 1,1 nul WcsUicIc im I run ITobiii (I 0 7 7 2 6 9 run 'VSor ku i NSpsI.miIp ii'iibi Miap on the march, celebrated his 23rd birthday Saturday. Penney had cause ce Ich I ate after iiis 81 ya ii'ds II I M' IS 1 impI.pft First (piartPf r.

0 OrUuRH 2-v ron 11:33 i (t Roiiprs kirk nod (piartpr 0 1 lax is 1-xard run 19: .16 It 0 kirk It 6 ron If 4 kirk go 4 S-yard pass irooi Siclcr 21 4 Roiirrs kick l-ourtli 21 Harris 1-yard run.1:W Pass 2t1.1 licid 0:05 Lincoln Mike Shea (31) looks like he hind by Omaha Toni Ilouig (lioi. and raced awav from PHuru BY JOHN NoLl h'MMiBI is going to he caught Irom turned on the ilonig. Bowl Scouts Watch Kansas Trim Buffs, 27-14 CnIuradw Firwt Iluahing Paaaing Return yardage Punts iienalized II 211 40 1 3-12-0 9-31 2 10 24 87 14 9-15 I 4-40 2 65 Lawrence, Kan. (UHl) Quarterback Bobby Douglass threw two touchdown passes to tailback Junior Riggins to lead third-ranked Kansas past Colorado 27-14 in a steady fumble-lorcing raiu Saturday before scouts trom four major post-season bowls. The victory, feveuth straight this season, gave the Jayhawks a 4-0 record in the Big Eight Conference while Colorado fell to carried three times for 24 With scouts from the Orange, Sugar, Cotton and Gator Bowls watching, the Jayhawks shrugged off the rain and the loss of two first half fumbles to gain a 17-0 lead and ruin any thought of a Colorado upset.

Kansas gained a 3-0 lead on its first drive with 20-yard field goal. The Jayhawks had driven to the Colorado two-yard line and with a fourth down situation. Douglass consulted with coach Eepper Rodgers who decided to go for the field goal. Sophomore fullback John Higgins, who piled up 162 yards in rusliing, had run 63 yards off tackle to set up the goal-line series. The Jayhawks continued to be plagued by fumbles until through the half when they took a Buffalo punt on their own 27.

Tailback Donnie Shanklin carried three zimcs for 2t yards as Kansas to the 21 and John Riggins slashed in from right guard for the touchdown. With only 32 second.s re- maiiiiiig in the hall, the scored again wiUi Douglass hitting Riggins with a six yarder. Kan- had taken the ball on the Colorado 38 on a rushed punt. Colorado couldn't score until the tiiial period when fullback Tom went in from the three. The Butts tried for two iKiint.s hut tailback Sieve run was stopped at the five The Buffahies a another touchdown late in the period when went su yards on a draw Biian Kelsey went around left end for a (wo-poiut conversion.

An expected hiittle between li and I) I a never develoiK'd Anderson eould manage only 40 yard passing and was druiqied lor minus eight i Douglass. a lett-hander, rushed lor lUtl a Kansas piled up 428 yard on the ground. Douglass hit on his seeoiid touchdown to iunior Higgins late in the third quarter to make it 27-0. Earlier in the d. Bi ll l.

a' end iield goal, a 3il yaider, his ()1 Bell et 111:, three exti.i IHiint gave him 35 uint tur the sea.oii and 51 lor 1 is eareer. whih' hi fw hi goals ai-'cr total to nine 6 D. It, JoMti IL Hi'll Bi ILt; I I ij 0 I c- 14, I I ll) tJltr- Ki, run i. in pa.x hoo.Jed his career total to a reeoid 93.3 yards. The old mark of H81 was held by Kieeiuan White.

made four of Iiis six catches on the drive, including the clinching eight-yard touchdown pitch. Gne more eateh and he would tiave Dennis career mark of 67 picked up first downs on iiis three aerials, sandwiching a 12- to to tight end Jim AlcFai land between 11 and 10 aid pa- 'cs to Penney. Dick Davis then hauled in a four-yard pileli Sigler found Penney slanting 41Ver llie middle lor a 27-vard pitch which put the hall on the Iowa Slate lour with 50 seconds remuining. Iiilen ive end Chuck ilK iLoii then broke through to to- t-ir a four-yar 1 heloi-e Frnic again con- lu. ted up with lor the touehdoAn.

Ihe iiiiu-kt rs had opened an ive note a thev drove 76 yards nine pLiv- Ldlowing IHe ki-kotf It was hasieallv a power series, with lullback Dan Sclineiss and halfback Drduiia ling oil hursts the right Iln'higpluv w.i. a 31 vard to ler whieh the ball from hi ask.I 37 to Iowa Stale 29. a plowed over in tw, x.iid; aiid lioaer: itoiv wilii 11 it 'n tie-qu to NeL-i i a avi. til' that It iruht hi- a runawov wue quu-Klv dl 'p: lied how-V er loi toil ou tneir own 17 and hn Coiiliuued oil 7C, I Quail, Pheasant Hunters Open Season, Page 5C.

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