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Aledo Romps Past Corpus Christi, 37-12 rriars rlunk First Test In Little 6 By JOE MORRISSEY It was all Aledo Friday night at Lombard Field, especially in the second half, as the Green Dragons romped to a 37-12 victory over the Corpus Christi Friars in Little Six Conference play. Trailing by just seven Vandalism Reported at Prep Games Vandalism and rowdyism by students and other spectators, which has forced several cities to rule out night high school football games, caused disturbances at Des Moines, Iowa, and Pleasantville, N.J., Friday night. At Des Moines, 10 persons were injured, one seriously, when a tear gas bomb was thrown into the crowd shortly before halftone of a game between Des Moines Roosevelt and Des Moines Tech. In Pleasantville, fighting broke out among fans after Middle Township High School defeated Pleasantville 13-7. Fighting spread to the streets and it took eight regular policemen and 13 special officers to restore order. Police Sgt. Charles Cohee commented: "The kids have ruined it for themselves. I think this should be the beginning of the end for night football games. We've had it." Authorities in Des Moines said the bomb thrown by an unidentified teen-age boy apparently struck 4-year-old Jay Michael Coffey on the head. Jay and his 18-month-old sister, Patricia, were trampled as fans scrambled to get away from the fumes. Both were hospitalized, the boy in serious condition with head injuries, his baby sister in good condition. Police said 100 or more persons may have suffered some ill effects from the fumes, but most did not require hospitalization. The melee -at Pleasantville broke out after the Pleasantville quarterback was tackled behind the line of scrimmage in a desperate pass attempt on the final play of the game. The quarterback and his tackier were wrestling together on the field as the gun sounded and players from both benches and fans from both sides rushed on the field. A fire truck brought into action by police cleared the field but the fighting then spread to the streets. Police said they had calls from all over town that youngsters were fighting and blocking traffic. Rocks and other objects were thrown into buses carrying visiting fans. Some two dozen youths were taken into custody. Two 17-year- old boys were booked, one for being drunk and disorderly and the other for cursing police. WHEN YOU NEED HELP IN A HURRY This situation frequently happens to grown-ups, and when it does straightening things out again is no child's play. When you need help in a hurry, we at this agency put ourselves in your shoes. It's part of our P.S.— Personal Service. LAWRENCE D. JOHNSON INSURANCE Main and Cherry Sts. Phone 342-4181 Representing The AetM Casualty and Surety Company of Hartford. Cona. points, 13-6, at halftime the charges of Coach Jim Phalen saw the visitors score two times in both the third and fourth quarters to turn the game into a rout. It was the first loss of the season for the Friars who have notched two on the credit side of the ledger. The Green Dragons are also 2-1 for the season and joined Knoxville and Alexis with 1-0 marks in Little Six competition. After fumbling on the Corpus Christi two-yard line early in the first quarter, the Green Dragons returned a punt to the Friar 35. From there the Dragons marched to a touchdown with quarterback Rick Murphy sneaking over from the two. The conversion attempt was no good. Corpus Christi tied the count in the first 30 seconds of the second quarter when quarterback Pat Prina passed 44 yards to end Dick Reavy for the touchdown. Prina's conversion try missed and the score stood at 6-6. Coach John Thomas's charges regained the lead with 1:45 left in the second quarter as Murphy sneaked it over from the one. This was a 90 yard drive with a Murphy to Scott Bogguss pass, good for 31 yards, the key play. Halfback Jim Hilligoss took it over from the two as Aledo made it 19-6 with 5:30 left in the third quarter. The Green Dragons drove 60 yards on this march after returning the kickoff to their own 40. The Green Dragons began to pad their lead in ernest when a Murphy to Bogguss aerial was good for 27 yards and the score late in the third stanza. This drive carried 63 yards. Friars Counter In the first minute of the final quarter the Friars added a TD when Prina hit Reavy on a 20 yard pass play. This was a 65- yard march which started in the. third quarter. Hilligoss gave the Dragons a three touchdown lead early in the final period when he went over from the five. Hilligoss came back and sprinted 53 yards for the sixth Aledo touchdown with 6:45 remaining in the game. Aledo Bogguss McAlister McAtee Criswell Robinson Carlson Sedlinger IWurphy Hilligoss Dellitt Smith Je It lg c rg rt re qb hb hs fb Corpus Chriiii Kennedy Hanrahan Fox Starr Conover Wilke Reavy Prina Miller SpinUlo Ridings Score by quarters: Aledo 6 7 12 12—37 Corpus Christi 0 6 0 6—12 Touchdowns—Aledo, Murphy 2, HUligoss 3, Bogguss; Corpus Christi, Reavy 2. Point after touchdown—Luttrell. Sluggers SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (UPI) — The most consecutive knockouts in major competition were 43, scored by ex-heavyweight Lamar Clark of West Jordan, Utah, and ex - lightheavyweight challenger Billy Fox of Philadelphia. RUNNING ROOM—Bob McCreight (56) of Alexis breaks into the clear after powering through line last night in action against ROVA at Oneida. No. 76 is Dave Hart. It was a ROVA homecom­ ing game but the visiting Cardinals did their best to spoil things by winning 7-0. Alexis Scores 7-0 Win Over ROVA Cardinals Score in 1st Period Taking advantage of a break early in the first quarter, the Alexis Cardinals marred homecoming festivities for the ROVA Tigers here Friday night with a 7-0 win in Little Six Conference play. Gary S c o b e e recovered a ROVA fumble near the goal line after Alexis had punted. He car- Galva Holds Manlius to 13-13 Tie MANLIUS — Manlius, a two touchdown favorite, was held to a 13 to 13 tie by an inspired Galva team here Friday night in a Blackhawk Conference game. A 53-yard pass from Rich Miller to Bill Hay and an extra point by Hay put Galva in front 7 to 6 at halftime. Manlius" only score in the first half was a four-yard plunge by Johnson. There was no scoring in the third quarter, but in the fourth period a pass from MiDer to Denny Lewin was good for 50 yards and a touchdown. With four and a half minutes to go Manlius' halfback, Hanson, tied the score with a 2-yard plunge and an extra point. Neither team was able to push another score across, leaving the game in a 13 to 13 tie. In other Blackhawk Conference games Wethersfield downed Bradford by a 21 to 14 score, Walnut romped over Elmwood 21 to 0, Princeville turned back Wyoming 25 to 6, and Duniap shut out Toulon 26 to 0. Manlius le It lg c rg rt rn qb hb hb fb Berry Lubbs Carlson Nerdetcher Hartz Frank Johnson Mullen Thompson Hanson WaUace Score by quarters: Galva .-0 7 Manlius 0 6 Galva Lewin Raley Bonati Hurlbutt Ericson Shields Maupin Miller Hay Burnett Olson 0 6—13 O 7—13 ried the ball over for the touchdown and also ran the extra point to give the Cardinals an early 7-0 lead. Alexis got to the one yard line later in the second quarter but couldn't get the ball across. The Cardinals displayed strength on power plays up the middle. ROVA had trouble cracking the | £i«xi« ine but die' middle of the Alexis pick up some big gainers on end runs. It was the first conference win for Coach Bob Houser's charges who are now lied with Knoxville and Aledo for the league lead. All three teams have 1-0 loop marks. Veteran Knoxville Eleven Rolls Over Abingdon, 25-6 KNOXVILLE — Coach Rich McKillip's Knoxville Blue Bullets, led by two sensational runs by Rod Dennis, overpowered the Abingdon Commandos by a 25 to 6 score here Friday night. Dennis sprinted 65 yards in the first quarter to open the Knoxville scoring. And it was again Dennis scoring on an 85-yard run in the second quarter. John Rosene made the extra point after the second TD to put the Blue Bullets out in front 13 to 0 at the half. Neither team scored in the third quarter, but Knoxville added 12 more points in the fourth period and Abingdon scored their only touchdown. A two-yard plunge by fullback Jim Young made the score 19 to 0 in Knoxville's favor. Abingdon then scored their only touchdown on an 11-yard run by Bill Butler. Knoxville completed the romp with a 49-yard pass from Dean Albright to Tom Walters. This win by a veteran Blue Bullet squad started them off in fine fashion in the Little Six Conference race. The Abingdon Com- Abingdon Knoxville Weathers 1c Johnson Denisar It Mathews Bird 1R Washabaugh Pica c Ray Hall rj? Currey Darmer rt Hughes Schcnck re Walter Butler qb Albright Smith hb Rosene Kilburn hb Dennis Butterfield fb Young Score by quarters: Abingdon 0 0 0 6—6 Knoxville _. 6 7 0 12—25 Referee, Davis; head Haroldson; umpire. Referee, Davis; head lineman, DoweU. AlWood Loses To Atkinson ATKINSON — Winning its 15th straight game, Atkinson turned back AlWood by a 25 to 6 score here Friday night in a Cornbelt Conference game. Two touchdowns by Roger Goerth and one each by Die Van Opdorp and Joe Buysse led the way lor the Atkinson victory. Steve Humphrey tallied AlWood's only touchdown in the fourth quarter. Ottawa Has Losing Streak On Gridiron Broken at 27 SPRINGFIELD, 111. (AP)-Unheralded Dixon marred the 27- game win streak of Ottawa High School's football team Friday with a tie and the wear and tear of toughening schedules spoiled other perfect records. Dixon, twice a loser, held Ottawa to a 7-7 deadlock. North Central-area teams looked on Ottawa as a chief threat this season. Decatur tumbled from the unbeaten list. In the 6-0 victory, Bloomington emerges a clear- cut favorite for the Big Twelve title. But Springfield kept in contention, opening with a 13-7 reversal of Lincoln. Salem, the North Egypt Conference favorite which notched a 47-0 shutout last week, failed to score against Flora's 12 points. But East St. Louis hugged its unbeaten and once-tied status and Alton by the top-heavy score of 33-7. A 13-13 tie between Collinsville and Granite City prevented a first loss for these two Southwestern elecens. Belleville bounced back with a 43-7 triumph at the expense of Quincy. A 13-13 tie with Herrin in a South Seven Conference opener darkened the outlook for Centralia. The Orphans were trying to rebound from a 39-13 defeat last week by Mattoon. Heretofore unbeaten, Mattoon also hit trouble, losing to Champaign 6-0. West Frankfort topped Mount Vernon 13-6 and Marion conquered Benton 28-14 in other South Seven results that burnished Marion's hopes for a first title. The Big Eight race opened with Freeport downing Rockford Auburn 26-0. Auburn, a defending co- champion of the league, had bat- remained the Southwestern title I tied to two ties so far. Freeport choice by hanging a first loss on I lost its only game by one touch­ down to Peoria Manual. In another Big Eight game, unbeaten Rockford West settled for a 7-7 tie with LaSalle-Peru. Peoria Central retained apparent leadership in the Midstate Eight by dumping Woodruff of Peoria for its first loss, 22-7. But Spalding halted Richwoods 34-0 to keep in the Peoria-area running. Eastern Illinois Conference fans saw the defending champion, Newton, top Oblong 20-0. Paris set back Marshall 25-0 while Charleston whipped Casey 38-0. Dixon's tie of Ottawa put Rochelle in a new light. Rochelle defeated Dixon last week 41-21 and opened play Friday in defense of its southwest division title with a 28-0 win over Rock Falls. Streator, viewed as a threat to Ottawa in its northeast division 1 title defense, lost to Kewanee 21-7. O mandos coached by Bob Kniss with only four starters back from last year's squad, as compared to Knoxville's seven returning regulars could not seem to get moving against the tough Knoxville team. Olson Scoby Moore Blair Benham Hart McBride Clevenger McCreight Farm lo 11 lg c rg rt ro fib hb hb fb Score by quarters: Alexis 7 ROVA 0 ROVA Hod. I.akc Rog. Lake Blender Hnlden Powell Johnson German Edwards Scott Ehlcr Bennett 0 0 0—7 0 0 0—0 VIT Crushes Avon, 33-0 In Loop Play Yorkwood, Warren Play To 19-19 Tie KIRKWOOD-W a r r e n and Yorkwood battled to a 19 to 19 tie here Friday night. Yorkwood led by a 12 to 6 score at the end of the half. A 12-yard pass from Tom Avery to Jack Nelson started the Yorkwood scoring in the second quarter. Later in that same quarter halfback lLowell Eby ran 10 yards for Yorkwood's second score. A 50-yard pass play from Randy Rodgers to Ken O'Brien opened up the Warren scoring, leaving them six points down at the half. A 30-yard pass from Rodgers to Gary Way and an extra point by these same two put Warren into a 13 to 12 lead at the end of the third quarter. As in the two previous Warren touchdowns the third was a pass from Rodgers, this time a 30-yarder to Chester Hippen, Yorkwood tied it up on a four-yard sneak by quarterback Avery with Jack Nelson scoring the extra point. Warren le It lg c rg r' re qb hb hb fb TABLE GROVE - Scoring in every quarter, VIT white-washed Avon here Friday night by a 33 to 0 score. A 22-yard pass from John Marshall to Joe Hughes started the VIT scoring. A pass from Marshall to Hughes was fumbled and Barker recovered the ball in the end zone for the extra point. In the second quarter Marshall scored twice, once on a 55-yard run and then on a one-yard plunge. An extra point was made on a pass from Marshall to Clyde Clemens. In the second half Lanny Burgard received a 25-yard pass from Marshall. The extra point °..}%T?} 1 was made on a pass from Mar shall to Clemens. Substitute quarterback Fred Current con nected with Clemens for the final touchdown on a 25-yard pass play. galesburg Register -Mail GALESBURG, ILL., SATURDAY, SEPT. 28, 1963 SEC. 2 PAGE 13 iOn the Rebounth Harry Gallatin of Hawks Sees Close Battle in NBA By JOE MORRISSEY Sports Editor A real cln^fight for honors in the western division and general balance throughout the entire league are two things Harry Gallatin, coach of the St. Louis Hawks, feels fans can look for in the 196.1-64 NBA season. Gallatin made these observations Friday afternoon after he and his team had arrived in Galesburg for last night's St. Louis-Cincinnati pre-scason basketball game. "Wo definitely will be stronger than last year," was Gallatin's emphatic response to a particular question, "but it's difficult to predict our comparative strength because several other teams have improved considerably. "In fact, because of the changes in a few of the clubs, we will just have to wait and see," Gallatin added. In reference to the improved balance of the league ns a whole, he pointed out tfrat he feels the Boston Celtics will miss Bob Cousy more than many people realize. Turns Coach Cousy, one of the all time greats, quit the game last year to become head basketball coach at Holy Cross. "Cousy did so much for the rest of the players with his great Avon Murray 1 B Poole It Anders lg Davis c Mammon rj» Sloan rt Paradise re Clampett qb Scnsabnuffh hb Chattcrton hb Buetcmlar fb Score by quarters: Avon 0 VIT 7 VIT Barker Bohn Brumett Gamm Hutledge Malott Burgard Marshall Wherlcy Wripht Hughes 0 n 0— 0 7 0—33 RMA Defeats Media, 12-0 MEDIA — Scoring six points in each half, RMA defeated Media by a score of 12 to 0 hero Friday night. A 12-yard run by Wally Stanfill of RMA was the only scoring in the first half. Stanfill also scored in the second half on a 12-yard pass from quarterback Joe Sanders. RMA's defense proved too tough for the Media team 13 Lewis town Beats Bushnell-PC, 7-6 LEWISTOWN - A fourth-period touchdown and extra point by sophomore fullback Larry Bainter enabled Lewistown to defeat Bushnell-Prairie City 7-6 here Friday night. After a scoreless first half, Wendell Simmons put Bushnell-PC in front with a 10-yard scoring jaunt. Bainter dashed 20 yards for his touchdown and then hauled in a pass from Ron Murphy for the winning margin. Hanson Phillman Nied Whiteman Crum Ca steel Hippen Rodger* Way O'Brien Score by quarters: Warren 0 Yorkwood —0 Referee, Peterson; losh; head lineman, Howe. Yorkwood noth J. Dunn Hayes Hank Watson D. Dunn Pence Avery Stevens Coy Nelson 7 r>—in 0 7—10 umpire, Ka- 6 12 Set Rules Exam At Galesburg Galesburg Senior High School is listed as one of the centers where the high school football rules examination may be taken by officials this Monday. Any football official interested in taking this exam should gut in contact with Charles J. Bednar, director of athletics at GHS. RMA Turpln Vendctti Smith Jennings Brown Ryan Serabln Sander Stanfill Kn rpes Jimenez lo It lg c rg rt re qb hb hb fb Score by quarters: RMA Media ~. Referee. Ocrrctt; ters; head lineman, Madia Roche Bowen Schcnck Kettleknmp Goarhart McCulIorn VanArsdaie Hulet White Cassiday Heap umpire, Lewis. 0 6 0—12 0 0 0—0 Wal- 205 Sports Schedule Sept. 30—IHSA football Rules examination, room 118, 4 p. m. Oct. 3—Football, Lombard at Farmington, 4 p. m.; George Churchill at Kewanee, 4 p. m. Oct. 5—Football. GHS Sophomores at Burlington, 10 a. m.; GHS vs. East Peoria, Lombard Field, 8 p. rn. plnymaking ability," Gallatin said. Harry predicted that Cincinnati, a high-powered offensive club, should give the Celtics a real run for their money again and that the Royals might get over the hump this time. Asked how it was that Wilt the Stilt Chamberlain could break all kinds of scoring records and yet his teams were never very successful. Chamberlain is without a doubt a tremendous offensive player," Gallatin stated, "but whenever you have such a player it tends to stereotype the offense and help the defensive team. I feci that it is too much offense concentrated in one person and not enough balance." Explaining the Hawk strategy against the fabulous scoring giant, Gallatin said, "basically we try to keep the ball away from him, but this is not an easy task." Big 'O' Tops Gallatin named Oscar Robertson of the Royals and Elgin Bay"or of the L.os Angeles Lakers a3 the toughest players to stop in the National Basketball Association. When asked to pick between these two tremendous pro players, Harry cast his vote for Robertson on the basis of the Big O's greater all-around ability. "Oscar is one of the league's most feared scorers, but he complements this with his phenomenal ability to set up his teammates." Gal/a tin cited the Hawks' Zclmo Bcaty as one of the future stars in the NBA. Bcaty, in his second year as a pro, showed great potential in his rookie year. •Harry is also high on Charlie Vaughan, who he coached at Southern Illinois University. Another second-year man, Vaughan has worked his way to the top seven players among the Hawks. "We had eight new players last year," Gallatin concluded, "and they're bound to have improved." ADDITIONAL SPOUTS AND PRESS SCORES ON PAGE 10 MILD TOMORROW Time to Insula!* WHITE'S PtIONE 342-0183 Paul Carr Sport Shop 1064 East Losey GOING OUT OF BUSINESS SALE SUNDAY 'TIL 1:00 P.M. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 All ITEMS MUST GO !!! Fishing — Hunting — Golf — Archery — Camping Models and More 25% -75% OFF DON'T MISS THIS ONE — IT'S THE LAST ONE! High School FOOTBALL TONIGHT AT 7:40 GALESBURG vs CANTON Pro Football Sunday Afternoon at 12:55 ST. LOUIS CARDINALS vs. PITTSBURGH STEELERS WGIL RADIO THE SOUND CITIZEN 1400 ON YOUR DIAL

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