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THE NEWS, Frederick. Maryland Saturday, September 9. 1967 Page 3 Time Out For Sports WITH ARTHUR D. POSTAL Cadets Trounce Glenelg, 51-0 Dark Days For Colts DALLAS, Texas -- When John Unitas and Gary Cuozzo became numbers in a surgical ward in the deep, dark days of 1965 the Baltimore Colts were immediately marked off as the chief challengers to the supremacy of the Green Bay Packers. There were few people around then who would disagree with those thoughts, especially since the Colts had spent all available time grooming Cuozzo to take over for Unitas and rightly enough had not counted on a total disaster that would leave both disabled at a key point in the season. The nose-dive from contention did not occur, however. The Colts if you remember, pulled lorn Matte out from under the anonymity oi a halfback and installed a running offense which would take tullest advantage of Matte's ability to block. i. * i f EVEN AFTER THE experiment proved successful with Matte taking the Colts to within a field goal of the Western Division title and to a run away victory in the play-off bowl over the same Cowboys they will meet tonight, few thought the experiment was any more than that. Then, a year later, Cuozzo decided he had had enough of second string status, and asked the Colts to trade him. Although he was making good money, he thought that four years as a second stringer was enough, and that it was about time he was given an even-steven chance to become number one. The move leit the Cjlts in a bind. Ihey had spent four years developing an unknown tree agent from the University of Virginia but in keeping an unhappy Cuozzo, regardless of how much he owed them for rescuing him from obscurity, they ran the risk of having a club house lawyer in their midst who would play out his option and leave them without anything. SO THE TRADE was made with Cuozzo goirg to the New Orleans Saints for the Saints' number one draft choice and Bill Curry a center linebacker who had come to the latest expansion club from Green Bay. This left the Colts with Unitas, and a young quarterback from Gettysburg by the name of Jim Wa d. taller than Unitas. rated as a good passer but still a n j v i t j at a position that requires at least a four year apprenticeship. Talking on the plane taking the Colts to Dallas for the last exhibition game of the season, Don Shula, the coach of the Colts, sounded as if he were happy with the trade and happy with the performance of Ward, a graduate of Gaithersburg High School. The lithe, handsome Shula, perhaps weighing five pounds more than when he tore up the NFL as a defensive back for seven seasons thinks that Ward has shown improvement and he would n-jt mind sending Ward in if Unitas shou'd su"- fer an injury or lose his effectiveness A * * · BUT THEN SHULA adm'tted that he had not forgotten the Matte experiment of 1965 and has had the Colts work on plays simihar to th? ones Matte used i.i lead ng the Colts to th? second place title. This is not a slur at Ward, only in his second season in the pros and in his first season on the regular roster. But it is a sign that Shula has kept his mind open as to ways to help the Colts over the hump of a Unitas injury or illness. The plays installed bv Shula are now being run through by Ward, whom Shula teels is a much better runner t'lan Unitas. But Matte is still in a corner of Shula's mind i" Unitas is h u ; t and Ward can not f i l l the bill. THE CHANGE FROM a drop back quarterback to a running, option plav quarterback is not regarded now by Shula as an emerge'icy move. L'j says, obviously that a t j a m must suit its plav to the material at hand, an! to him the players w i l l run better out of this offense than out of the regular drop back style so p r e v a i l a n t in th? uros today But Shula does think that as far as the material of the Colts goes it might w e l l be the type of of ense used if L'nitas decides to hang up his spikes. If this might happen would have brought meie'v a laugh before 1065 But \ am Matte could w . l l wind up as thr Colts number one q u a i t e i b a c k a few years from now. Shula Will Stick With Starting Players Tonight By STAN GOLDBfRC Staff Writer Frederick High School rode the legs and left arm of quarterback Petey Cooper to a 51-0 rout of Glenelg Friday night at Thomas Johnson High School. Cooper passed for four touchdowns and ran for another as Frederick completely dominated play. Things were so bad that the longest gain of the game for Glenelg came on an unnecessary roughness penalty in the fourth period. Aside from that, it would have been better if Glenelg hadn't bothered to show up as the game was no contest after the first couple plays. The Frederick offensive line continually drove the Gladiator linemen back like a bulldozer running into a mountain of whipped cream. On defense, Frederick was superb as the huge linemen refused to be moved by the Glenelg backs. Frederick meanwhile h a d Cooper who put on one of the best quarterbacking shows since Bart Starr guided Green Bay over the Kansas City Chiefs in the Super Bowl. He started things out after only two minutes of play by rol- ; ling to the right and passing to ' wingback John Sherman w h o I outran his defender for a 35 ! yard T.D. ! Glenelg did its best to help the j Frederick cause by then fumbling on its first play for scrimmage. Frederick recovered the ball on the Gladiator 25 yard line and three plays later M i k e Bowie ran it in from the five to make it 12-0 Frederick, with only 3:20 of the first quarter gone. Things cooled off until, with 2.59 left in the first quarter. Cooper went back to pass. Finding no one open he weaved through the red shirted Gladiator defense 24 yards for a touchdown. Then late in the second quarter, Cooper hit Chuck Forman up the middle for a 54 yard T. D. pass. At '.he beginning of the second half. Foreman teamed up with Cooper again in time for a 21 yard T.D. This made the score 32-0 and it looked like the Green Bay Packers playing Peter Pan Prep. Comer stuck in his third quarterback of the day, Gary O'Bryan who calmly threw a five yard touchdown pass to make it 38-0. A couple minutes later in was Cooper's turn again, this time for 15 to Kenny Boyd. O'Bryan came rambling hack in as the game drew to a close and ended the scoring with a 26 yard toss to Foreman. As the game drew to a close fans began yelling for 60. But that was all as Frederick now must save some points for its tough contest against Waynesboro next Friday at Thomas Johnson Stadium. Comer said he would like to see his team play a better club. "We threw the ball against them so easily. Next week against Waynesboro will be tougher." LONG GAIN -- With Anthony Ambush ( 3 0 ) leading the way Petey Cooper ( 2 2 ) races for another long ga n in the Frederick Glenelg game Fiiday. Another Frederick player puts on a block to take an opponent out to open its f jotball season. Photo By Nelson Brooks of the way. Frederick won 51-0 Twins, Orioles Split Pair, 7-2,5-3 · BALTIMORE ( A P ) -- Reliever Pete Richert choked off Minnesota threats in the seventh and eighth innings and preserved a 5-3 victory for Baltimore over the Twins in the ,;ightcap of Friday's twi-night doub'.eheader. The Twins, in a four-way bat- tie for the American League lead, won the opener 7-2 as Harmon Killebrew hit a two-run Yankees Surprise Bosox Take 5-2 Victory BOSTON ( A P ) -- Bill Mon- troit after the 1965 season and oouquette a Boston castoff, re- ignored by the Red Sox when .,, --. turned to torment the pennant- released earlier this season homer to back the six-hit pitch- m i n d e( j Red Sox on the mound squared his record at 4-4 with ing of Jim Merritt. an d a t the plate, while Tom relief help from Joe Verbamc. Richert replaced Baltimore ' lresn contributed three straight Monbp scored a run breaking starter Tom Phoebus. 12-8, in hits in spar king the New York a 2-2 tie in the fifth and then the seventh and retired Cesar Yankees to a 5-2 victory Friday launched a two-run rally inj.he Tovar and Killebrew with two n j a n t. seventh with -his second single i unners on base. The defeat dropped the Red of the game. The Twins loaded the bases Sox to t hj r d place in the Ameri- The defeat was a bitter blow .vith none out in the eighth on can Leagie behind Minnesoto to the Red Sox, who had won ronv Oliva's seventh hit of the dnd tne winner of the Detroit- three straight in closing to with- OL'T OF MY WAY--A Frederick man straight aims a player from Glenelg during Friday's game Frederick unlca.shed a p o w e r i u l u' ittack that th.- G l a d i a t o r s c o i i K l n l st o Football, Ready Or No1 doubleheader, an error and a fielder'? choice tapper back to the mound on which Richert l a i l e d to make a play. After Rich Rollins struck out, one run scored as the Orioles lailed to make an inning-ending doub'e plav A walk loaded the t ases a«am, but Richert struck r u t Ted Uhlaender, ?nding ihe l a l l v F I R S T GAME M I N N E S O T A B A L T I M O R E ab r h bi ab r h bi iK 1 ,tpnd' c f 5 0 1 1 A p a n c n s s 4 0 1 0 " v t r ,h 5 0 0 0 Blet.iry I f 4 1 3 1 I. i. t r, vk lh 5 2 1 2 B l a i r U 4 0 0 0 , T rf 4 2 2 1 F R o h m s n r f 4 0 0 n n ' 5 1 1 " B R o b m s n 3b J 0 1 0 A l 1 ; P n w f I Hj 4 0 0 0 · · , L 0 i J c ' n son ?b 7 , . m , v 0 0 0 FtrriPbrn c ,,, r , , . 3 0 1 1 H a n e y c .1 i r r Br ibpndr p 36 7 10 7 Bowcni ph Bi ./hnrdt p Si /di-r ph Pish, r p Totals Chicago game Friday night. -ri one rercentage point of the Monbouquette, traded to De- league lead. WE NEED THE ROOM! 68's ARE COMIN! W i n n t ' s o t a B a l t i m o r e edges to polish on their powerful tense ittack Several penalties slowed By ARTHUR D. POSTAL . c r t s F r j i t o r DALI \S. Texas -- Sehool w i l l be out tonight when the Haiti- more Colls take on the Dallas Cowboys in the las u of five preseason exhibition games, w i t h coach Shula of the C oils planning to use his starting line - up with the Dallas heat But for at least three quarters of temperatures that preeted the contest Although Simla w i l l be seeking his f o u r t h w i n in f i v e ex- By ROB WISHART Statf Writer Football season apparently . sneaked up on most of the par- i own the Cadets on their way ticipants in the festivities at to their eight scores, and ihe Thomas Johnson Stadium last Frederick ball jarners rumbled broken bone in his hand I IIWIIIC^ O */1 111-TUl I t V M M . «-·· · - - - _ _ _ . _ . A c'-owd of 50,000 is expected night before they were prepar- lour tinvs losing three of ihem for the game, to be played in ed for it. he 75,501-capacity Co'ton Bowl. The public address system '·dn'. the Frederick Cadets were already two touchdowns on to their 51-0 rout of W O l k The f o r l o r n ' i ! a ' i u t ; i *e r - 'eaders had f e w ,\.u-e- lor r heel me and e v e n to*', l a n ^ to ( T u r n To Page E i g h t 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 33 2 4 J 031 700 001--7 001 000 100-- J -ir m 2 B ^ - f a r y t i . i ' t ' m o n 5 . B R ER BB SO 1 1 \ 4 utomatic, S17H Shula has been working his joys hard all week in order t' make sure that they can cope (.'oils upon arrival last nigh But 'he Gladiators d i d n ' t !ia\e much of an attack to ·dn't start blaring forth u n t i l improve on to begin \vith The " plavers acted as if fie the pre-game exercises \\ere the the first time am of them had e\er the Ulenelg Gladiators. seen each other, much less plav the The refreshment stand work- football together. ers seemed to have forgotten Three tumbles and a complet "f precious feu fince last season how to pre- ed nass om were in the low 70s with a tern- pare f()r t ; le half-time onslaught t - an ineligible receiver l u r t h e r hibitions and 'h,u all i m p o r t a n t perature of in the high 70s pre( t famished fans ' amyered a hapless attack momentum lor the s t a r t ' o f the dieted for the game Even the victorious Cadets still m n e r a l l , based )n inept run Dallas coach, Tom Landry, has seemed to have a feu rough ,,,n0. passing, blocking and -k- admittedly regular season, his mam c n- cern he said last mpht w i l l be io come ou'. of the game in the · ( i e f t , n s l v e same shape that he went into it *ith. This unusual attitude on the part of a coach who has always said that he hated to lose and played and coached like it, comes as a result of a wave of ci ippling injuries that has af- fecied key Colt personnel throughout the exhibition season For this holding out tackle, Buba Smith, the Colt's number one d r a f t choice this spring. Smith who weighs 296 P-anned to play and is six feet eight inches tall U a m «°r a been dickering for linemen to shore up his defense, and may be taking a long look at the surplus of ( .lt linemen. The Cowboys have also been caught short in the line Backing department recently, and earlier i his week activated coach Jerry Cubbs because they did not want to be caught with only three back-up men, Lee Roy Jordan in the middle and Dave Kdwards and Chick Howley on the wings. Shula said last night that he h-s starting least three He to says he second is suffering from a bruised knee quarters incurred m 'he Redskin's game, would like Bill Currv the former Green string quarteroacK Jim Ward a Bay Packer line backe.- an-1 chance to play but that he center who came to Baltimore I TMf,uld not experiment with se in the trade which sent Gary ' cond stringers or marginal play- Cuozzo to the New Orleans .r.s Faints will not play either He said the loss of Jim Det- Curry is suffering from a k n r e wiler a high draf choice, has injury and has not played in the af.ected his plans and that he la.st two Colt contests w i l l now use Tony Lorick as Also missing w i l l he vr'eran swing man, with Tom Matte Don Shinmck. veteran line back- his regular halfback and Jerry er who is suffering from a Hill his regular fullback. 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