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Otto Graham Top Passer 82 REOISTER-STAR MEWS flandnsky, O., W«d., Dee. 14, 19S5 Aimcbe Churns To NFL Rushing TlUe In First Year With Pros PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 14 Graham of the Cleveland Browns (W) ~ Alan (The Horse) P^^^""- P*** P'^cw of the Amtche, the No. 1 draft l^fecetr^l'f nl-t wT' . , P^*" receiver and Doak walker choice of the Baltimore Colts of the Detroit Lions the leading lait winter, was the No. 1 1-scorer. ball carrier of the National Football League this season, final statistics showed today. Three veterans who previously announced their retirement also finished as leaders, with Otto George Blanda of the Chicago Bears completed his fifth season without missing a conversion to put his total at a league record 143. • * • AMECHE, whose 213 carries was the most for the league, be- Margaretta Nails 4th Win, 66-55 Never behind after grabbing an 18-16 lead at the first quarter mark, Margaretta's Polar Bears po.sled victory No. 4 against a single setback at Clyde last night, 66-55. Browns Drills Open Today CLEVELAND, Dec. 14 (INS)— The Cleveland Browns, gunning lor their second straight world title, returned to their League Park practice field today to begin sharpening their attack for the Dec. 26 title game. The Browns, who copped the <liadem last year by routing Detroit, meet the Los Angeles Rams on the West Coast for the coveted crown. This will be the third meeting between the two clubs for the crown during the past six years and each team has won! Kcii'e'r once. Coach Paul Brown, whose charges have won 10 straight divisional titles, including four in the defunct All-America Conference, is working on plans to halt the lightning-like dashes of Ron Waller. Waller, rookie halfback for the Rams, tallied three touchdowns as the Rams hurled the Green Bay Packers last Sunday. Chuck Hardy's Polars scored 18 points in each of the first three quarters as they built up a 12-point bulge entering the final period. Four starter.? were in double figures lor the winners, Jack Fcrrone"s 22 lops. Charley Keller and Ed Klekotta had 14 each and .Jim Norrocky 12. Bill Dencer had 17 and Harold Jennings 15 for the Fliers, who host Sandu.sky St. Mary's in a Sandusky Bay Conference game Friday night. The Polars' next action is Saturday night at Old Fort. From the foul line, Margaretta converted 10 to 16 attempts into points, while Clyde managed only nine of 21. MarRarctta—68 Clyde—.IS Norrocky 6 0 13 Jennings (I ?, 15 4 fi 14 WeUcr .10 6 Klekotta 7 0 14 Wilson I 9 i Ferrotic 9 4 22 Dencer 7 3 17 Hartley 2 0 4 Noss 1 2 4 " GrSr SO 10 Goltz 0 1 1 Score by quarters: Margaretta 18 18 18 13—66 Clyde 16 16 10 13—55 Reserve: Clyde won. Clearview Loses At Midview, 57-50 Clearview lost a ball game last night and with it a starter for Friday night's key Lakeland Conference battle with Vermilion. The Clippers were upended by Mldview, 57-50, and lost forward Jerry Mazzomi for the game with the Sailors, who share first place LC honors along, with Huron In a three-way deadlock. Clearview led 28-27 at halftime, but faded badly in the third period and never caught up. Ben Caco and Jack Henes, only returning regulars from last sen- son's championship squad, led the losers with 18 points each. Score by quarters: Cle»rvlew 13 16 11 11—.SO Mldview 13 14 18 12—57 Reserve: Clearview, .13-28. Clearview— 50 Midvicw—57 Mazzoni 3 0 4 Kotnwski 7 2 16 Drop 3 0 6 Jantz 6 5 17' Glowlnskl 10 2 ninnle 1 1 3 Caco 9 0 18 Bnrkee 13 4 Henes 7 4 18 Femes 3 0 4 Nesin 10 2 YounB 4 5 13 Grid Giants Sign Jim Howell Again NEW YORK, Dec. 14 (INS)— Tile New York Giants have .signed head football coach Jim Lee Howell to his second successive two-year contract. Howell, who replaced Steve Owen in December, 1953, and brought the Giants home third in Mie Eastern Conference the past twft seasons, said Tuesday he would ask his entire staff to return in 1956. Barclay, Staff At N. Carolina Fired CHAPEL HILL, N. C, Dec. 14 (INS) — North Carolina'.s ou.sted head football coach George Barclay and his entire staff are looking for new jobs today. Barclay and his staff were fiied Tuesday by the university. came the first rookie to win the ground gaining title since Bill Paschal of the New York Giants turned the trick in 1943. The Colts' workhorse, the leading carrier in the league from the first game on when he made his professional debut with 194 yards, finished with 961 for the season, an edge of 102 yards over hammerin' Howie Ferguson of the Green Bay Packers. Fred Morrison of Cleveland was third with 824 and rookie Ron Waller of Los Angeles fourth with 716. Defending champion Joe Perry was fifth with 701. • • • GRAHAM finisiied well in command In the tiick ratings covering the passing title. Automatic Otto averaged 9.30 yards gained on every pa.ss thrown. Ed Brown of the Bears was .second with 7.97 yards, followed by Bobby Thomason of the Eagles, Y. A. Tittle of San Francisco and Eddie LeBaron of the Washington Hedskins. Breaking down the columns, Graham and Bobby Layne of Detroit had the best passing percentage with 53 percent of completions. Jim Finks of Pittsburgh completed the mo.st at 165 and had the highest yardage with 2.270. Tittle and Tobin Rote of Green Bay threw the most touchdowns with 17. * • • PIHOS, the 1953 champion and co-holder of the title last year, caught 21 passes in the last two games to win the reception crdwn with 62. Billy WiLson of the 49- ers, co-holder la.st year, was second with 53 and Billy Howton of Green Bay, Dave Middleton of Detroit, Tom Fears of Angeles and Lew Carpenter of Detroit lied for third with 44 each. Walker's 96 points gave him a 12-point lead over Vic Janowicz of the Washington Redskins. It was the Doaker's first scoring title since 1950. Norm Van Brocklin of the Rams won the punting title with a 44.6 yard average. Ollie Matson of the Chicago Cardinals led in punt returns, Al Carmichael of the Packers in kickoff returns, and Willard Sherman of the R:ams had 11 Interceptions to win that title. Basketball Scores HIGH SCHOOt. Montgomery Loc«l 73, Bettsvllle 47 Brooklyn 30, Lorain St. Mary's 4B Rocky River 66, Bay Villaife 62 Medina 38, Olmsted Falls 50 Elyria Catholic 86, CJeve. St. Stanislaus 52 Oberlin 54, North Olmsted .'53 Columbus West 72, South 37 Columbus East 85, Central 43 Olney 109, Holland 39 Sylvania 62, Rossford 4,5 Col. Linden 49, Col. Aquinas 48 Washington C. H. 64, London 5(1 Oirard 82, Youngstown North 43 Mansfield 62, Toledo Libbey 34 Toledo Woodward 48, Clay 47 Delphos St. John's 59, Van Wert 47 Marlon St. Mary's 62, Fostoria St. Wendelln 46 COLLEGE Bradley 73, Canisius 66 Colgate 67, Columbia 66 N. Carolina State 100, Clem.son 83 DuquBsne 63, St. Francis (Pa.) 48 Illinois 103, Notre Dame 93 George Washington 94, W. Vir. 79 Detroit 76, Bowling Green 60 MichlRHn St. 99. Southern III. U. 71 Ohio U. 84, Marietta 34 Marquette 71, Miami (O.) 6.'> Furman 105, Wofford 66 Steubenville Coach Quits For New Post STEUBENVILLE, O., Dec. 14 (INS)—Bill Abraham, a former Pitt halfback, has turned in his resignation as head football coach of Steubenville's Big Red football team, effective June 1. He will become head coach of the newly-formed Hempfield area joint high school which is a consolidation of four township schoolis between Greensburg and Jeannette, Pa. Gil Turner 11-5 Over Jack Labua SYRACUSE, N. Y„ Dec. 14 (UP)—Middleweight Gil Turner of Philadelphia hopes to snap liis losing streak at three straight tonight in a TV-radio 10-rounder with Jackie Labua of East Meadow, N. Y., at War Memorial Auditorium. Turner, 25, is favored at 11-5 to beat 25-year-old Labua, former protege of ex-middleweight champion Jake LaMotta. Although only two years older, Gil has had nearly twice Jackie's experience and he is a harder puncher. AND buy FOR ^SHC* 5MITH^ A cempltft* powAf workshop ... 5 big- capacity tools in on* compact unit for as low as por wook SMITH Hordware Co. Your Shopsmith Dealer in Sandusky 216 226 E. Market St. ARmw "DA in puts more style SfL95 in your " STYLE ZONE" ^ With Arrow Dart—your "jlyle lone" ifay» neal, flattering from morn 'til night. The handsome medium-point collar with new cord-edge stitching doesn't wilt. "Sanforized"^ . . . torso-tapered, with easy-to-iron French front. See Dart today. PERRY & BRETZ 3 E. MARKK ST. PHONE 5462 Fremont Ross To Play 3 New Foes FREMONT, Dec. 14 — Three new schools have been scheduled for Ross High school in the 1956 football campaign, according to the complete schedule released by John Titsworth, faculty manager of. athletics. Cathedral Latin, John Marshall and Cuyahoga Falls are the newcomers replacing Lima Senior, Bishop Noll of Hammond, Ind., and Portsmouth. -'•"rcsh from a season which .saw a perfect record of 10 straight wins written into the books for a new school mark, the Little Giants also play five Buckeye Conference schools and close out with Toledo Scott. Ross has seven home games. Here's the 1956 slate: Sept. 14. Cuyahoga Falls; 21, Cathedral Latin; 28, Fostoria: Oct. 5, at Findlay; 12. at Sandusky; 19, at Elyria; 26, Lorain; Nov. 2, Marion Harding: 9, John Marshall; 16, Toledo Scott. Sandusky 5 '8 Open Loop Play League firing opens £OK SandiLsky's two • .schoolboy cage teams Friday night in road contests. Sandusky High's twice - beaten Blue Streaks go up against a powerful Clyde in their Sandusky Bay Conference lid-lifter. The Streaks return to the Junior Higii court Saturday night against Norwalk, before closing out their pre-Chrislmas slate at Lorain in a BC clash Wednesday, Dec. 21. The Panthers also have two games, both next week. They host Port Clinton at their .loffcr.s()n -Ht gym Tuesday and play at Norwalk Friday. Mounf Union Club Curt Rchfuss was voted by the players to servo as team captain next year as three Sanduskians were among the 43 football players honored last week at the annual Mount Union College football awards banquet. Heafling the local griddcrs was Ilclifuss, son of Mr. and Mrs. Glen (;. Rehfu.ss, 414 Scott-st, A junior, lie won his third varsity letter. [•' recognition of his play for tlie Itniders this year, Rohfuss gained l\onorable mention on both the International News Service and United Press all-Ohio college I earns. Freshman Chuck Snowden, son of Mr. and Mrs. Preston H. Snowden, 301 Pcarl-sL, won a varsity letter, while another frosh player, ,la.;l£ Ilarpst, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. E, HnriJst, 1034 Fifth-st, was iwardcd freshman numerals. Mount Union C/ufi! Herb Score Named ALs Top Rookie STILL LOOKING tor a victory, Jack Freitas' SHS cagcrs turned in some good work in a snappy drill late Tuesday afternoon and they're definitely upset minded. They showed general alNround improvement, with Freitas cheered somewhat by their fast-break game and defensive work. Big rub Friday will be .stacking up against a very rangy Harding crew, although the Truckers will be much more their own size the next night. Narieski First Indian To Sign CLEVELAND. Doc. 14 (INS)— Hay Narloski iron man of the Clovoland Indians' pitching .staff, was tlie first Redskin to come to terms for the ISlSfi season. Narlcski, who appeared in 60 games while posting a 9-1 mark for the Tribe this year, .signed his contract Tuesda.v. The hardthrowing righthander, who received a "substantial increase," reportedly is now earning about .$15,000 a year. THE PANTHER.S, who luckcti Iheir first win away in tiioir opener last Sunday, 82-39 over Fo.-*- toria St. Wendelin, will be facing far better opposition in the Fliers. Despite their loss to Margaretta last night, the Sandiisk.y-co cagers will be a formidable foe, especially on their home court. Ralph Kraus and Harry Cross are being considered for possible starting berths by coach John Feicht off their sowing in the opener and in practice drills this week. Philadelphia Add<s To Eastern Lead Tile Philadelphia Warriors strengthened their load in the Eastern division of the National Basketball Association Tuesday night with a 109-100 victory over Boston. The Boston loss enabled idle Syracuse to tie the Celtics for third pUice. Now York remained two games off the pace by whipping Minneapolis in the second game of the Madison Square Garden doubleheader, 98-91. NEW YORK, Dec. 14 (UP) -- Herb Score, who let an all-time strikeout record on his first season with the Cleveland Indians, was named American League "Rookie of the Year" today by the Baseball Writers Association of America. The 22-year-old flame-throwing .southpaw from Rosedale, N. Y„ won the eighth annua! award by receiving 18 of the 24 votes cast by the writers' special committee. Shortstop Billy Klaus of the Boston Red Sox received five votes and teammate Norm Zauchin one. Score, one of the mo.st highly- touted- rookies of all time, lived up to his advance notices with a spectacular campaign during which he struck out 245 batters in 2"27 innings and compiled a 16-10 won-and-lost record. His sirikeout total surpassed the previous major league mark of 227 strikeouts in a rookie .season set by Grover Cleveland Alexander in 1911. * • * DISCOVERED by Cy Slapnicka, the same man who found Bob Feller, Score turned in one of the most brilliant performances of the 1955 season when he struck out 16 batters in pitching the Indians to a 2-1 triumph over the Boston Red Sox on May 1. Score also pitched a one-hitter against the Baltimore Orioles on July 30, hurled a two-hitter and three three-hitters. Signed by the Indians to a $G0,000 bonus contract on June 14, 1952, Score had a 2-5 record with Indianapolis of the American .Vssn. that season and compiled a 7-3 mark for Reading of the Eastern League in 1953. In 1954, however, he came into his own with Indianapolis in the A. A., striking out a record 330 battei-s, winning 22 games while losing only five and posting a 2.62 earned run average. That performance rocketed Score into the national limelight and he went to the Indlan,s' Tucson, Ariz., training site last spring as one of the most publicized rookie, in the game's history • • • SCORE was the second straight pitcher to cop the A. L. rookie award, succeeding Bob Grim oC the New York Yankees. He al.so was the second Clcvr- lander, Gene Beardon won the first award in 1948. Roy Sicvers won it with the old St. Louis Browns in 1949, Walt Dropo with Boston in '.^0, Gil McDougald with the Yankees in '51, Harry Byrd with the Athletics in '.'i2 and Harvey Kuenn with Detroit in '.53. Bill Virdon of St. Louis was voted National League Rookie of the Year a few weeks ago. Link Parseghion With Wildcat Post EVANSVON, ILL., Dec. (UP)— A young coach from an Ohio school loomed today as the leading candidate for the Northwestern head football post. He is Ara Parseghian, 30, a former Cleveland Browns halfback, who has an outstanding record at little Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. 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