The Lincoln Star from Lincoln, Nebraska on November 3, 1957 · Page 11
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Sunday, November 3, 1957
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One by Lanci One by Air Story of Cornhusker loss . . . fourth quarter field goal dribbles off into end zone. I)raki‘ Whips J-Slale Iona liiral n In s, 20.(1 Siali**!!!**» rii^l rftmn* IV;-', |Viv*< «. inN'r(Tt>tr<{ h» l’iinf» I UitiHIf = 1 4rtl, prn.illfffl ||>«.I Sl.if# •li ...II I « I .'. .1 •I M» DK;- MniNI-^S Æ*!—Roger Labras- ra'H Iffvhandeil pas.s^vs pierced I nva St ite for a 20 0 victory Sat- iir:! !v. Il -Aas the undefeated Bull- dc'j[-.' MYdi <on:.ecutive friuniph a id c; nr ïm A we a clullfd home- corni.;..' . rov,1 oi 7 ,)00. Drake, who .e stuuents ripfv^d down til« goal posts before the game ended, had fw i second quarter touchdowns nullified hut then -stmick for two more in the same perirKl. I.abr;.,kri. whose fourhdnwn; to .Shearer and Ron T.ud 'r ■ i allf'd back her.ausc of iut': .'i.ile r. eivcr'. oownfie’d, hit Dick Tremier on a !7-yard fourth dov n pass tor the first score. Tom N«wel! put the Bulldogs into a l.M) h .lftime lend on a 10-yard scoring run after Drake had moved , 74 yard.s m eight plays. A 30-yard i pass from to Jerry Mert- tns set up the .score. Labra.'Ca, who hrvs pas.sed for 10 touchdowns this year, scored his first by running on a three-yard plunge in the final quarter. The heavier Drake line and an alert pa.vs kept Iowa State iKiltied up throughout. The Cy- chdies advantcd to Drake’.s 24 m the third peruKl for their deepest penetration and only two other times moved past mirlfield. Don Pruhn's pas.s interception Riarted the Bulldogs to their score. .............. o 0 n II n Chapter Two Nebraska s try for extra point after first TD falls short. CS Vrhraska [ Kansas Oklahoma . ,. K-Slate Oklahoma Stale Texas Tech Missouri . C olorado . Drake . . h»»a Slate Iowa Michigan .Vorthweslern Ohio Stale . SI,tie ............0 i)r.,kc ................... 0 t 0 7 j.) Urakp Nv ornif ’> .nJmvii. 'Iimcr (7, fi.s* tfiiiTi l.-.hrisiH, Nwi'll (lu, mm. l.abras..* Cl, r.iinupi, C.itucrsn>n;.. Lccman Sjiitrts Stale Siiiulay I,oca I Football — Lincoln Northeast MidgeLs v. Boys Town Midgets, 2 p.m.; Lincoln Leon’s Market Midgets V. Omaha Brandels Midgets, 3:30 p.m. Both games at O, N. M,agee Stadium, 53rd and Huntington. .National Football — Philadelphia Eagles v. Chicago Cardinals, TV Ch. 10, 1 p.m. l*ri> Ho(*kc*y WriONVl, I.K.K.l K New Vork .I, Boston 0. Slontre-al S, Ootroit :! Toronto 3. ClUra«» 3. IJra> Sign 1 fci’inan Ex-Star t4i Eoavh Third for (Jianiits MILWAUKEE (INS) -General Manager John Quinn of the world champion Milwaukee Braves an: nounced Saturday that former National League baseball star Billy Herman was signed to coach the li>.i7 world champions. Herman, former Brooklyn Dodger coach and manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates, will fill the third coaching post formerly held by Connie Ryan, Ryan and two other Braves coaches, Charles Root and Johnny Riddle, were dismis.sed recently in a surprise move. Quinn, in announcing the addition of Herman to the champs’ coaching staff, said: ‘The Braves are delighted to ac-; quire the services of a man of i Billy Herman’s vast ba.seball and ! coaching experience. W'e know he I’illsburgh will be a valuable addition to our Syracuse team.” The 4H-yeilr-old Herman wa.s a Tech star fielder on ihe Brooklyn Dcxig- ........... er.s and was a member of four Brooklyn pennant winners and the World Series champions of 1955. The second baseman also saw service with the Chicago Cubs and the Pittsburgh club where he was traded after a brief stmt with the old Boston Braves in 1946. He managed the Pirates in 1947. Herman has a lifetime major' league baiting average of .304. He , makes his home in Vero Beach, S.MU Fla. I Texas h'oolhall 0 1.3 U Ü T VÌÌ 0 ft ft~l» 7—II ft-1.3 ft— 0 6—13 ft— ft 2— 9 ft— 6 7—2ft ’ ft— ft 7—21 ft—21 11 13 14—1, Wisconsin .Michigan .Slate Illinois ......... Purdue ...... 6 ft ft 14 ft— 7 7—21 ft— 6 7—21 II Imi They'n- Tal Lino Alnnil Nebraska ('an"! (id Fool Hokl on liiNals Nebra.-ka’s inability to lue the fo>f. m if' football games had the fans mumbling Saturday . . , The deci,,.,»n to try a field goal m.siead •f a run from the two-yard line was being debated long after sundown. The Coriihu.skers have made three of eight extra ixilnts this season. They have liit on one of three field goal attempt.;. \ c*rv (lc»Hily This failure from the tee co.vt a tie with Missouri week and a tie with Kaij;sa.s Uii.s wc^-k. Lith mis- - against .seemed to .stem from taking fisi much time. Both attempt, were excryfed eurrectly. but slowly, allowing the Jayhawk.s time to spill m ami hioek the ki-; k;.. The deci ion to try the field goal with the ball on the two- yard line wa.s made from the .>idehne.s. Three playv had nettcni just one yard from the thr - .ud Ime W iii*s La**l \ c*ar However, it .should be pointed laif thai !.. Id uoai.s netted a 97 win over Iowa State last fall a.s well as a 1.V14 win over Mr.soun. Coach Bill Jennmg.s .say.s the Hii.^ke- do well with their pla<’e kicking in practice and that much time is >>peni on that of the game. .Minnesota Indiana .. 0 14 i;i—31 ft ft ft— 0 ( llllCTH It 7 ft ft ft ft 7—21 3—21 <1—13 ft— ft Soiillicrii Metliodist Dims Loii^horii J)n‘ams„ 19-12 .\rmy ......................7 ('olgate ......... ft 12 3ft II—.53 ft Tcxa,s A&.M .\rkansas . .... ft 7 .... 6 0 TCI' ..................... 0 13 Baylor ........... ft ft Notre Dame •Navy ......... ft— 7 0— 7 ft— 6 6—19 0— 6 ft— 6 6—2ft 0—19 6—12 D .4 L L A S .I" — Don Meredith, a pa.ssmg, crashing sophomore, and old warhorse Hay Masters crumbled Texas’ dreams Saturday as Stiuthern Methodist climbed back into the Southwest into I3th in the nation and a tie for the conference lead with Texas A&M. But Meredith, Masters and a hard-hitting Southern Methoriist team were too much for a Longhorn outfit that fumbled and .stag- Conference race with a 19-12 vie- gered in the clutch. tory. Meredith, making hi.s first The young Longhorns, jittery as grammar school boys, fumbled six N(J Valuable Extra Points (iive KlJ 14-12 Will lust . , . , , ac. lU/Ui iJU slart, _pas,sed for two touchdowns and lost the ball on thi ee occa.sioiis. SMU intercepted four while Masters scored two and set up another with a pass interception. It was a terrific blow for the Texas teen-agers who had .swirled Missouri Line Tips Buffs 9-6 Slali*itii!N Missouri Colorado i irsi do« 11* 7 Bushin« vardatn fh7 e*„ing vardHgp I’assps 2-fi F.-jssp* intrrrrntpd hy I Punis fi-41 -s fiimhlrs lost 2 Yards prnnliti'd 4-10 o S-33..S .1 fiO I ing ^ Colorado tailback F^b Stran- in the final period when tackle the Mis.souri 43 and in three plays ^ VI Bob Lee bloc'ked quarterback Boyd set up Dove’s scoring run. Fullback Henry Kiihlmann got , , , c , , Dewier s attempted punt at the Stransky, the nation s leadjng ?round-gainer before the game IS runodCK nenry tviinimann got r-i., , , .. . , 36 of the required 49 yards in six attempted punt at the 4 . 1 « plays. They included a 14 yard ^^^l line. The ball went g< ^ sirriv»n frntn nKil Cnd ZOnC for th0 Sni0t.y. ^ SMU Texas passes. Texas A&M bgat Arkansa.s 7-6 Saturday and that put the Aggitvs m undisputed first place in the conference race but SMU, Rice and Texas have lost only one game apiece. Texas .started out like it would win in a walk. The fast-.stepping I,onghorns kept S.MU backed up toward it.s own goal line for more ihan a quarter, often missing chance.s to scor^. But the Method i.sts caught fire 'late in the .second screen pass from quarterback Phil Snowden and a five-yard scoring slice over left tackle. safety, with 689 yards, gained 75 yards quarter, tying the .score w'ith only Missouri clearly outplayed Colo- ^Its.souri '■ '■ " •' BOULDER, Colo. (UP) — Missouri’s line scored the winning l>oints in a 9-6 Big Eight Conference football Victory over Colorado Saturday on a cold, rainy, muddy rado in the second half, and used coinTadò 0 « 0 6 7 3 <> » 0- ft Missouii added a safety midway three timely quick kick.s to keep .Mi«souri srorinK -touchfiown Kuhimann rnlnt-aH/i oitasr ant-inrr rvo.t^k „1 I'unl. Convprsion .Safety Dowler. ,, , Loioraoo a^^ay during much oi the Colorado (bloeked punt rolled out of end Hawks Down l%OVal< f^'St half. zone), ■ layxrv. ipxrxx ii (nJorado scormii touchdovtn; IXive («. ST LOUIS m—A 32-point third Colorado scored with less than minute to play in the first half oCTvvircijiy Oil « coici, Tiiijiyi iiiuvioy • i *.» e-« n ^ ^ «.i- £• l \ he’d h¡-fore 41 (KK) homecomine quarter earned the St. Louis a minute to play m the first half; . ...... . soectamr.s ' Hawks to a 102-93 victory Saturday when wingback Eddie Dove raced' '*<*lll(*s W 111 i\n. I night over the Cincinnati Royals, yards on a reverse. But tail- rhctam -rv, n v who suffered their first defeat of back Howard Cook m i s s e d the, BOSTON UP-The world cham- ■ conversion. P*^n Boston Celtics romped to the Colorado had driven 34 yards to B“ketbaU the Missouri 23 in the second pe- '^mtory by trouncing the riod, but a fumble by Stransky Syracuse Nationals 107-83 Satur- spectators. The victory established next Saturday's Oklahoma-M issouri game as the one to decide the Big Eight championship and an Orange Bowd bid. Oklahoma beat Colorado, 14-13, last Saturday. Guard Charles Rash put Mis-; *-.iinrn..E,oivjiX, o.c. W —• Wll- me vwivc. iueu .vjtsMJun '-•«J' mgtu. rruuR'hvy cumnu- .souri ahead, 7-6, early in the third liam and Mary followed a fourth ^nst the ball on its 10 when Colo- uted 27 points and big Bill Russell period with a 20th straight con- period pass interception with a guard John Wooten feU on tossed in 24 in a withering attack. the National Basketball Assn. season. The CiUulel Falls 25 seconds left in the half. It wa.s a rough game and a personal foul by Texas set up an S.MU touchdown, Monte Lee, Texas end, wa.s the offender in drawing the penalty. Texas 0 « 0 ft--i2 0 6 II 0 1« Texas scoring—touchdown.s- Blanch (2. pluniipli Lackey (2. plunae). S.MT .scoring- touchdown.-.: M.i-tcr •’ (7, pass from Meredith; 2, plunge); Sian- kard (12. pas.s from MeredithCon\er- !"ion: .Meredith, I tall l(oii)|).*s. SALT LAKE CITY ',4“ Quarter- Hy DICK Bi Ckl R Staff Sport-. Writ r rfi lUtl , the Hli; Mhdit s 1 ofipg;^ W.ÌS . \j.s , ti-«| In -ivt- N» bra k.i fiL^ Süttiiihy all r l<)(»!i. Hf «lui, Htil wliilt' tli.‘ lit; Kfi-. \s,.t.h..l fnr hi aciial oti ^ laiight. .-^ti.mcli kl« Il i| tin* ,layba\\k.*i to a 11 1’’ lritni)|ih b-’f'-tr»* .kl.notl cltillrcl IIntip'coiiting t’oruliu.skor at M« !ii(>i ial Stailium. 'I’wo pf il.'ct oxti.i pniMt.i liy Httatj.h Wer« th«' «hi thi.-i cloudy altcinonii as N •br;i--ka’M batti« ni'.ir Is* had it lock«’«! up. onh’ to oh )ih tlicir « ««ud ,ctrau bt ★ Shtlisllrs lit! f IHI'.i \ , (lot ,1 , II li' ti I |-i II I .. .¡I IIINt. I ■ I.If i lit I: il I'X'l.l P ! ! I n f .r M, h.tiinl anil î!>lar See-tMp R N..n>mh« r 3, 19.57 in H h * foui'li q.ii)it:-i 1 h«’ .-*.t V l(H«l'f-<l like It w liild pis - f Fullt), k .Ifi rv Bros^ti and H ic t)a* ks i'iirroll ;ind L.iti. N IV ! , p«)M*'r»'-,l tile Nt ti' a ' ,\ drive ;oa'w,iril Finally the i)al1 on the Kan Sit-; 2’.; yard Iin«* N'aviaux npp*'d to wilhin a hatl’w li‘n:;th of the v*i.d Ziiniba u i«’«t twice aiiil tlie ba’l wa«; on the one yard Inn* There w a., a hiii rn d liiidiiie .in.J Qiiai terliai k Hoy Stinnett l alk-d for the kicking te«* A five yai'ii penalty for too miicli time dKlii't mak«' niin h differenrp. The «oh wa.s up to (’dm Dirk Pni.sia had had both after touchdown attenipu bUn ked, Dtf 1(1 Side Rack came the ball and Ctfra kii'k(*<i. But tlie hnll w<*nt low and oft to the .id»«, jtkst l)ar**lv roUin into the end /«me wtiere KU Half ba< k lairry (’an ter pi<-ked it up ;md r-su t«i the KU .30 before the .-viartliHl H uker.s cotik! toj» Inin J ' lt 1 30 Wa.s left ill the g;(me and Kaiusas had little troutik* icmg the ball and the victory. It wa. a great tnuinph for ('oach ( hiick Mather who ha.s re* i .-.igned th.- KU h* Im. effe'-live at the end of the sea .¿ni. Clnick wa luggivi to fhr . ent»’“ of the field Ibv his jubilant plaver.s It wax ^ the in ;t win in four tne.s f o r ' Mather over Nebra,ka and :t broke a ..irmg of five straight Husker wins over the Jayhawk.s. Didn’t Dtdige Nelnaaka, iu pa.s*v defen.s«* ttie subject of much debate the p;i.>t I week, was ready for an aerial bar; rage. But Kansas didn't oblige. Mather had his kul.s .sticking to the ground, calling for three [).i.‘ all afl.?rrii¥)n one of U kxs .' went for a touchdown. Th«* Hu.'.kers, altiiougii ripiM*d for big «hunk.s of yardage on the ground, were able to bailer tiie Javh near the goal. Kan-.a;; .scored the tune d got the ball, maia hiiig 74 yard.s in 11 plays. Btrauch, given ph*iily of ng)in by the NU aerial defeiuse, scoied fr.iiii .six yard.s out on a rollout p!ay as Nebra.-ka couldn’t to ich him until he w a.s over the goal. Strauch kicked tlie extra point Nebraska held on and took nd- FniUiiiued on Page 2-B, C’ol. I SHMlIlf I I t i I „,,1 »•x V Itil'. «,„11,. ,1 loi;wu:o e\ IS«. Vtl<i,i|, ,1, X ' I « 'ilipl. ! ,1 "V C ; , II 111 , Sf« V .11,1 - «,. I.I, ,) nil VI. I I VI 11 ( 11 . I I -1 loi VI Ml V Vito h I fx « I ;« s « . n • «>4 -• I* I I« 71 l«7 tti I ei s I V , I I . r N iiiihi r Kll KOI I V.ff I <r Niitiilir, 1 r V .irt. r il.)ii l!i-> ■ I «I 71 • '■ ¿4» tv I 1 iln I > r V till. Kll K III tl K-. S It'),*, I’ll ll lirfi,);;« V .mU I’i ,,t |(. «„, „, S"- ilir, h. v.ilt l(,:i;i 4 till' hi ki.ll Kflii,.., I- V I'll II« I I- I ION I SiiHih- I I 4 «Kl» n.iui,.. I I MIVI I S l\i,nthrr I a «II I n .1 IS 41 I Ml ION OOV4 V l-l S 41 III * <N. •• c ,, 4 .fit. ivn tnii-,) I II I II «.O VI I Niiitih, VlOnmlrrt » Nuiiihff -Ml,,#«»!,,! in H KU boys give post-gaiue boost for Coach Mather. K-Slale l)(îlViisc Slows S(Mni(‘rs^ ! 3-0 Tired.I ft ÌÌ lldeal.s Tut ('danift on Tbooms A- <jt. Slali>lii*H I ir«i d<>i*n« Uu.liln« )drd4«n l'«*«ing }rfr«l.«iv l'4. I’m«!. , 4 unililrt I ftti ».«Ids |if«i.(li,|.rt Okl4. 17 2.IS .»« .17 IT «V J »4 K*ii Ni. It 1311 ÎH II I .-, H.Ci.X CHARLESTON, S.C. !iTi ■— Wil- halted the (ii'ive. Then .Missouri day night. Frank Ram.sey contrib- am and Marv fnltnweH a fonriK lOiSt the ball on its 10 w/hen rnln. uted 27 noinis and hicr Rill Rnssell rO-aSCUp Completed 12 version of the past two seasons. 33-yard touchdown drive Saturday a fumble. Colorado was stopped The point came after another line- to defeat The Citadel 14-12 and al the 1 wfien a fourth down pass man, end Bill McKinney, set up dash the .Bulldogs’ hopes for a fell dead. Missouri’s touchdown by recover-, Southern Conference football title.] Coloi-ado then took the punt oni Pro lias liPt halt R«*x(on 107, Svracii»«’ >«.( rtiUadelBhia 11&, Mianeupoli« 10« of 13 passes during a b!i?zard as the high-flying Utah Redskins smothered Colorado State University ,5.5-0 Saturday in a Skyline Conference football game. I a cold, cloudy d;iy. .State, with .a mediocre I 2 4 1 record, playeij Oklahoma to a I first quarter lie and refused to let ' the roof f;ill in at any time as end Don Zadnik and halfback Ralph Pfeifer dominatiHl the game witli trenu’iidous defensive etfort.s. <)klalioma .scortvl it-, first touchdown early in tlie isecond period alter its all All America candidate Clendon Thomas, ran back a punt 17 yards to K .SRite’s .33, Thomas made the six yards on a slice over tackle 10 plays later. Quarterback Carl Dodd converted. A blocked punt cased the way for Oklahoma’s otlier touchdown in the third period. Sooner guard Dick Corbitt blocked Keith Wilson’s punt and end Steve Jennings captured it on the State 4;i. After that it took six plays for the touchdown. Halfback Bobby Boyd got it, from the 1-yard stripe. Dave Baker’.s placekick for the conversion wa.s to the right of the goal po.sts and the .scoring for the day was ended. Kansas State frequently moved the ball between the .3.5-yard stripe.s and reached the Oklahoma HOUSTON, Tex. 4^-H a r v e y 27 late in the third period before White, 200-pound sophomore the .Sooners, led by guard Bill quai-terback fr o m Greenwood,, Krisher. blanketed the attack. S.C., threw two fourth-down Oklahoma picked up 232 yards touchdown pa.sses Saturday night rushing but. as in the case of in leading the ball-controlling Kansas State's 120 yards, most of 1 M A N H A T T A N, Kan /P Th«’ Oklahoma S«)oner.s, anything I but migiity Saturday, .nweated out a I 13-0 victory over a .souped-up Kan- .sa.s State football team that bal; tied its heart out for an upset. ' The Sooners, rated .second na- i tioiially, struck for a touchdown ! m the second quarter and another , m the third a.s th(-y racked up ' their 4fith consecutive victory before a slirn gathering of 15,000 on (ileiHsoii Rolls l^isl j RiVe, 20-7 Clem.son Tigers to a 20-7 inter­ sec tional football victory over the Riee Institute OwLs. Clem.son, a 12-point underdog. .spotted Rice a touchdown lead and then struck back with long scoring drives that covered 71, 72 and 89 yards. The three drives second quarter, coasumed over one-third of the in the scoring, game’s playing time. away Viiiidy I jispls FSU the ball moving was well from scoring territory. There were no long sparklers in this one. The longest play of the game was a 22-yard pass from Baker to Sooner end Ross Coyle in the It did not figure The longest run was 18 yard.s in the fourth period. That one was out of the scoring picture, too, Pfeifer was the leading ground gainer with 53 on 14 carries. The unusually tough Kansas State defense held Thomas to only 43 pass NASHVILLE, Tenn. l(P~The Vanderbilt Commodore.s scored a first period touchdown and then repulsed all Louisiana State threats yards on 14 carries, to defeat the Tigers 7-0 in a mild o 7 s o-ia „ ,, y-, * St.ite 0 0 0 0 __0 bouttieaslern Conference upset Sal- Oklahoma sconng-tnui-hdowns: Thom- I as tft, ruDii Bo>(J il, plunge), (joavtrsiom or day.

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