The Kansas City Star from Kansas City, Missouri on October 15, 1967 · 155
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The Kansas City Star from Kansas City, Missouri · 155

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Sunday, October 15, 1967
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1 f OUTDOOR RECREATION THE KANSAS CITY STAR SPORTS KANSAS CITY SUNDAY OCTOBER 15 1967 OUTDOOR RECREATION SECTION S K U CHILLS HUSKERS WITH SHUTOUT Defense Helps Jayhawks Pull 10-0 Shocker Over Nebraska DOUGLASS GOES OVE! T D Run by Quarterback From 4 Wraps Long Drive in Second Quarter — Bell Boots Late Field Goal Before 40000 Up WITH REEVES taking out Hawkins and the three Nebraska defenders far behind Douglass appears to have an easy shot to the end zone and a Kansas touchdown DOUGLASS MAKES it but has a close call when Hawkins gets close enough to send the K U quarterback sprawling in the end zone The first-half touchdown gave Kansas a 7-0 half-time lead By Joe McGuff (The1 Star's Soorts Edtrr) Lawrence Kas — Kansas turned a season of impending disaster into a sudden and stunning success yesterday by upsetting eighth-ranked Nebraska 10-0 before 40000 disbelievers in Memorial stadium The astounding victory was achieved on a long second-period scoring drive a late field goal and one of the greatest defensive efforts in K U history Kansas had lost three straight games coming into the game A week ago its defensive unit suffered the embarrassment of giving up 30 points to Ohio university Yesterday Kansas defended with the ardor of an embattled Marine detachment as it posted its first victory over the Huskers since 1061 Nebraska moved inside BOBBY DOUGLASS Kansas quarterback starts around left end as fullback Mike Reeves holds back Nebraska's Jim Hawkins with Huskers Barry Alvarez Ivan Zimmer and Jim McCord trying to catch up BUFFS TOO GOOD Offensive Arsenal Contains Many Weapons and Colorado Uses Them All in Slamming Missouri 23-9 in Rush Toward Big Eight Flag ALL SUSPENSE FADES QUICKLY the Kansas 31 only once and was unable to push K past the Kansas 40 in the last half The Huskers' lone scoring threat came when Frank Patrick completed a 42-yard pass tn Tom Penney nine seconds before half time Penney was stopped at the K U 3 Instead of intimidating the Jayhawks this threat succeeded in inspiring them to their great- ! est single defensive effort of the day Power-running Ben Grego- U -Nebraska Statistics Neb n n 119 J4 9-19-1 downs PUyPinr Pasgmrj Pe-tiirn vardaos Passes Punts 8-37 Fumbles in - Yards penalized 2 NEBRASKA 000 KANSAS 070 Kas —Douglas i run (Bell kick) Kas FG 30 Bell Attendance 40000 Kansas n 91 93 54 10-77 -1 11 37 Photographs From Lawrence by John Vawter and Bill Radford j Buffaloes Play Confidently and Keep Tigers Out of Position First downs Rushin-j va'dane Passing vardage Pelurn yardaae Passes Punts Fumbles lost Yards penalized Missouri Colorado Colo- Cooks 5 1 28 21 07 4-16-1 7-45 2 1 5 7 0 233 71 87 7-10-0 3-34 1 74 0 2—9 6 0—23 un (kick fa led ) Mo- Kombrink 75 run (Wallace kick) Co'o-FG Barteit 20 Colo — Harris 7 run (Plantz run) Colo — FG Barteit 38 Colo-FG Barteit 2° ‘ ‘ Kelly zone Attendance 44517 By Dick Wade (Associate Soorts Editor of The Star) Boulder Colo — Colo-' end nee Wallace ackled rado's wonderfully versatile offense carved too many holes in Missouri’s willing - but - overmatched defense yesterday — storming through around and over the harried Tigers 23-9 and taking an ex- tremelv long step toward Mexico City (AP) — Vicente the Big Eight football title Saldivar of Mexico stopped Stinging Missouri with all the Howard Winstone in the 12th offensive weapons found in any-round of their scheduled 15-body’s playbook quarterback round bout last night to retain Bobby Anderson had the Buffs the world featherweight cham-ir control of the game by half pionship and immediately aft-time 17-7: there were no un- erward announced his retire-easy moments for the Colorado- ment from the ring oriented crowd of 44517 after Saldivar's manager Adolfo that rv belted the middle of the K L line and was belted right back for no vain On the last play of the half Patrick rolled to his right and pitched to Gregory who was driven out of bound5 et the 1 by Vernon Vanov and Bill Lynch The shutout was the first ever for Bob Devanev in Big Eight competition and the first for a Nebraska team since the Colorado game of 1961 Nebraska had scored in 59 straight previous games Devanev-coached teams had scored in 83 straight games The streak dated back to the period when he coached at Wyoming Every man in the K U defensive line-up qualified for a player of the week award but especially outstanding were end John Zook and tackle Orville Turgeon Nebraska was limited to 1 Pi yards of total offense and had a gain of only 72 yards rush-even though it concentrated Professional Hockey league on attacking the Kansas line An ‘ i even better idea of K Ls su- season tonight against the perioritv can be gained when it PEPPER CALLS ' ON 'INTENSITY' BLUES TRAVEL FOR FIRST TEST Oklahoma City Is Foe as Kansas City Starts i Hockey Season HARVEY STILL LOOKS Combinations of Frontlines Still Not Set Points Out Coach Bv Dick Mackey (A Member of The Star's Sport Staff) Oklahoma City — Ready or not the Kansas City1 net Blues open their Central ing Kansas Is Less Technical in Coach's First Victory ZOOK 'PLAYS THROUGH' Left-Side End Likes "Just Plain Defense" By Gib Twyman (A Member of The Star's SPorts Staff) Lawrence Kas — “Hawk the Huskers” said the banner strung between the Nebraska goal posts The Kansas defense got the message And how “Intensity” Pepper Rodgers said the word twice for emphasis in the jubilant Javhawk dressing room as he reran K U’s amazing whitewash job on eighth-ranked Nebraska that gave the new head coach his first traditionally fast-starting is taken into consideration that! victory at the Kansas helm Oklahoma City Blazers Nebraska picked up 42 yards on 10-0 Face-off time is 7:05 o'clock at ?n! long desperation pass “That s all it was” Rodgers Fairgrounds arena just before half time j repeated taking special effort l-STATE PENS UP ’CATS Buffs Step Out Smartly From the game’s outset when tde 24-year-old Colorado seized fine field posi- was retrnfi-tion bv returning a short kickoff KENT STATE ERRS to its 39 and then driving for a Kalamazoo Mich AP -touchdown in 16 plays Wilmer Western Michigan capitalizing Cooks inside and William Hams on Kent State's mistakes defeat its one long desperation pass “That's just before half time j repeated Tjr Nebraska had won three i to shun anv talk ofadiustments Perez went into the ring took mproiTonal "hockftor the ?Tpht £ri°r ‘° f ef erf and wks may have made for the microphone and announced first time in 16 years the newly ad sco?d St° r a 'a a -”UCr attack- “Hel1- no 1 nrst unit in years me newiy- opponents The Huskers opened didn t do anything WF wnv born Blues face an experienced by defeating Washington and We didn't do anything different team that will be seeking its Minnesota They had a close call than what we've been trvinv tn tnmri straight league champion- Iast week in defeating Kansas do for four games TTiere was ship- State 16-14 on a late field goal nothing technical about it We Although all teams in the Their second intrusion into the were just more intense in what league have undergone major state of Kansas proved to be one we were doing outside the Tigers were in wa- eCj he Q0ifjen Flashes 16-7 yes- revisions in personnel because too many tor nvpr thoir hoaHc i v 7 7 xi - a i aul'w1 Kansas State Lets Three First-Halt Scoring Opportunities Escape and Cyclones Take It From There for 17-0 Big Eight Victory BIDS TQ SCORE Statistics Utall LoSCS END INSIDE 10 John Warders Passes Finally Put Iowa State in Gear Kan St Iowa St First downs 15 9 Rushing va-daoe 49 22 Passing v-daoe M0 77 Return yardaae 128 111 Passes 13-3M 6-16-4 Punts 8-35 12-40 Fumbles lost 2 0 Yards penalized 10 99 Kansas State 0 0 0 0 — 0 Iowa State 0 7 10 0 — 17 ISU— Webster 1 run (Skripsky kick) ISU— FGB Skripsky 38 ISU — Graves 49 pass (Skripsky kick) Attendance 22000 To Wyoming String to 9 By Del Black (A Member of The Star s Soorts Safi Ames Ia — Iowa State front of end Dave Jones and in- Wyoming football victory yester- Salt Lake City (AP) ble and a pass interception set orfi interception UP two early scores and quarter-jback Paul Toscano riddled Utah's pass defense for a 28-0 ter over their heads Even when Missouri gunned ahead 7-6 only a minute and a half later— when Gary Kombrink ran 75 yards for a touchdown on a quarterback keeper and Jay Wallace converted — Colorado didn’t seem worried It went right back to whip-sawing the frantic Tigers On its second possession it drove from its 41 — where it set up shop after another short kickoff— to the M U 3 before running into fourth-and-goal ' So Dave Barteit who missed j right with the Buffs' first extra-noint attemnt trie-' a field coal A f1irn from the 10 He didn’t miss this Colorado was ahead 9-7 with 1:03 left in the first period And Colorado was ahead to terdav to remain undefeated in Mid-American conference foot of the expansion of the National Although Hockey league indications are principally the on Jayhawks won defense they Basics Are Enough “If anything” he went on ball and knock Kent State from that the Blazers are returning were able to move the ball well “we were less technical We de contention (Continued on Page 8S) California Record 0-3 in '67 Chiefs Must Wipe Out Grid Smog stsy Barteit kicked off into the end By Bill Richardson (A Member of The Star's Soorts Staff) AN DIEGO CALIF -As far as the Kansas City Chiefs are con-cerned California may be a good place to live but it's not much of a state to visit— especially in 1967 Three times this year the Chiefs have journeyed here and three times they have lost survived a breath-taking tercepted the ball at the goal j day session of goal-line roulette line The culmination of close- It was turning before State for a 17-0 victory in an Wyoming’s ninth victory including the of the second quarter came in Sun bowl last season It also There was the Super bowl de zone M u' was out of field posi-1 feat in January the prestige tion— and Colorado’s well-rested exhibition-game loss to the defense was waiting for the ” break It came six plays later Uarrv conferecTfootbalf battle tSc? Davfc 5 theWestern Athletic conference i anTsafety IHckAnderson yesterday6 I For 20 minutes Kansas State “rs touchdown with 5 re' Lindsey scored on a 14-yard pass Airiane gave every indication of blowing 'j maining in the first half They play after Tim Gottberg’s fum-j T TT -r the Cyclones out of Clyde WU-: needed six plays to move from ble recovery at the Utah 19 j This time M u e liams ‘field Only an offensive in-j the ‘Cat 47 John Warder passed Six minutes later Jerrv De- whe" it got the ball again on an eptness inside the enemy 10-yard 126 yards to end Wavne Perry for Poyster kicked a 21-yard field 1 ®xch 5 i citv uniform by line prevented the Wildcats from fl t d t the 1 after Ben goal after linebacker Jim House U- added Bob Anderons pass- Frnip-S arrival c Rams in August and that agonizing 2-point setback in Oakland two weeks ago Those are the only times in 1967 the Chiefs have lost But of course the Chiefs have never gone to California with their present traveling party which now includes 6-9 290-pound Ernie Ladd who makes his debut in a Kansas taking charge Three times the ‘Cats I ° T’ 25 slammed the I-State defense to: 1°r 11 yards rushing and War er Wyom inq its knees in advancing to the 4 6 i tossed nine yards to end Greg Utah ancj 5 Dukstein Webster scored the T Wvo Quarterback Bill Nossek’s ? °f dis se5ond third and fourth-down passes Verfn SkriPsy kicked the sailed high over open receivers P°mt who were planted deep in the i a n end zone on the first threat The i next push to the 6 met its end Phone SundPv Want Ads In before ! when Doug Robinson stepped in noon Saturday BA l-5500— Adv SI) 0 — 28 oooo—o Lindsey 14 pass frpm Toscano (kick failed) Wvo — FG DePoyster 2) Wvo - Toscano 2 run (kick (ailed) Wvo - Lindsey 2 pass from Toscano (DePovster kick) Wvo — Hampton 17 run (kick failed) College Soccer Park 5 Kansas 2 Evanqel A Westminster (Mo) 2 St Louis 3 Rockhurst 1 (overtime) ing to its running game That was too much It was in this 63-yard bundle of coach-pleasing football that Colorado erased whatever doubt was lying about in the minds of the scattering of M U fans Missouri had to overload inside to slow up Cooks — and that didn't work When Anderson thought the odds were too great (Continued on Pige 4S' Ernie’s arrival came at a good time The Chiefs need all the strength they can muster for an American Football league showdown battle against the San Diego Chargers who currently lead them by a half-game in the Western division The kick-off in the new San Diego stadium is 3:30 o'clock with the game being nationally televised by NBC ( Curt Gowdy and Paul Christman) channel 4 and broadcast by KCMO ( Tom Hedrick and Bill Grigsby) About 40000 are expected to be in the stadium for the 15th meeting in the series led by San Diego 7-6-1 With the mammoth Ladd and 6-7 286-pound Buck Buchanan in the starting line-up the Chiefs hope John Hadl carries his Dodge fever from the commercial right into the live action This pair of Grambling greats is enough to make any quarterback pitch the ball over his shoulder and give up Hadl says of his assignment : “I think I'll have to buy a step-ladder to see over those monsters” But Hadl has not been intimidated too often in directing the Chargers to a 3-0-1 record He has completed 547 per cent of his passes with Lance Al-worth an old Chiefs’ nemesis latching on to 21 tosses for 318 yards Although Paul Lowe is still considered a doubtful participant because of an injury the Chargers are not lacking for speed in their backfield Rookies Brad Hubbert and Dick Post have put the zip in the San Diego running game thatr was so sadly lacking last year While the focus has been on the Chiefs’ defense since the Ladd trade the offense has been moving ahead polishing its execution With Len Dawson throwing five touchdown passes in a route-going effort last Sunday the Chiefs enjoyed their offensive peak of the season with 41 points Receivers Otis Taylor and Fred Arbanas each caught two touchdown passes as the Chiefs used the air lanes more frequently But Curtis McClin-ton and Mike Garrett looked strong on the ground so that phase of the Kansas City game won’t be lacking either Taylor will go against Joe Beauchamp a second-year defensive back from Iowa State Chris Burford 6-3 split end draws short (5-10) but quick Speedy Duncan on the other corner Coach Hank Stram said he would start Willie Lanier the hard-driving rookie at the middle linebacker post Lanier moved ahead of veteran Sherrill Headrick in the Miami game and gave a top performance He gives the Chiefs a strong blitz threat A late activation for today’s game was Jerrel Wilson the club’s regular punter who can also serve as a running back Wilson has been out eight weeks with a pulled leg muscle cided to eliminate a lot of defenses We just felt we were trying to think too much We stayed with a few basics went back to pure defense” Jt was a thought echoed up and down the defensive line — a line which limited N U to 72 yards rushing and allowed the enemy to advance no farther than the K U 49 in the second half Threw in John Zook the Jayhawks’ consistently outstanding defensive end on the left side: “We had been going with a lot of stunts and we were outthinking ourselves” he said wincing as he sprayed a medicant on burned spots on his forearm “For my part-I key the halfback it was (Ben) Gregory today— I just tried to plav through my man It felt good to get back to just plain defense” Frank Patrick the N U quarterback could vouch for Zook’s success as three times in the last half the 218-pound junior burst through to bring him down for long losses Vernon Is Consistent And it was the same story on the opposite flank where Vernon Vanoy the 246-pound junior from Kansas City Lincoln had perhaps his most consistent day “This was maybe my second good game Indiana was the other” said Vanoy who is playing football for the first time at K U “I had had trouble with the key taking it inside and thinking they were going at the tackle in- (Continued on Page 6S) TEXftS 9 MICHIGAN ST 34 SOUTHERN ML 24 PURDUE 41 TENNESSEE 24 MISSISSIPPI 29 MAMMA 35 MIAMI 17 OKLAHOMA 7 MICHIGAN 0 N07RE DAME 7 OHIO STATE 0 GEORGIA TECH 13 GEORGIA 20 VANDERBILT 21 LSII 15 (Story on Page 2S) (Story on Page 5S) (Story on Page 2S) (Story on Page 4S) (Story on Page 8S) (Story on Page 4S) (Story on Page 9S) (Story on Pag® 4§) mmm

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