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OHIO STATE SCORES 34-7 VICTORY T7XCUSES for a ball team are wasted effort and we don't J_!/ think the Coshocton Redskins need any for their games to date but we can't help but think things would have been different if breaks had gone the other way. We don't know where the fault lies but anyone who saw the Redskins lose their first three games can recall times when gains were nullified by penalties against the Coshocton boys. Friday night was no exception. The Redskins seemed on their way to an upset and had the confident Gales badly shaken when a couple of penalties changed the picture entirely. Coshocton had scored and had stopped the Gales. The Lancaster boys were failing to show their usual confident game. Coshocton fans howled with glee when big Don Green recovered a Gale fumble on the Coshocton 33. But moans went up when it was discovered that on the same play a Redskin was slugging or kicking a Gale. The Redskins got to keep the ball but instead of being on their 33-yard line they were penalized back to their 18. Two plays later they had a first down on a pass interference ruling but the play was nullified because a Brave was using his hands illegally and another 15-yarder was handed out. Then came disaster. Forced back to their goal line, the Redskins had to punt. Jim L. Jones, standing deep in the end zone, kicked the ball out hurriedly. The ball hit the ground and the Gales apparently were going to let it roll when Rich Bradford saw that the Redskins were not there to cover the ball and took off for a touchdown. After he kicked the extra point one could see the confidence returning to the Gales an dinstead of being demoralized they were out to thump these winless upstarts who had dared sully their spotless record. ".|- .}. J- -L .1. A CTUALLY, the Lancaster victory was just a question of too much speed and manpower. Coshocton has a group of boys who give everything they have but there is not a speedster on the squad. And there just are not enough boys to supply replacements for the starters. Coach Larry Peterson could send in nine backs, all of whom were of starting caliber. In fact a couple of the subs are faster than the starters. On the line he also has several boys who can take over and do as well as their predecessors. The Coshocton replacements go all out but most of them are inexperienced and fall victims to the tactics of boys who "have been around." The Lancaster team looked very good and we can readily see why the Gales have bee n rated the best in the league. 4. 4. 4. 4. 4, For many years the Cambridge Bobcats have been ranked as weak in the COL but this year Coach Paul Kelt- net seems to have a strong team despite the fact the Cats have not won yet. Sports Editor Art Milner of the Cambridge Jeffersonian has this to say about the Bobcats: "So-called eggsperts" from schools represented in the Central Ohio league have rated the 1956 Cambridge Bobcat grid edition no better than the seventh place slot it finished in at the conclusion of last year's COL campaign. "Some have even gone so far as to predict the 'Cats' won't win a single game. They apparently base their opinion on Cambridge's past record against COL foes and the fact that the CHS contingent was defeated in its first two encounters this season. "Hogwash, maybe. From our humble observings, only Lancaster and , Marietta appear as definite powerhouses while the remaining six teams are about evenly matched and right now look to be no stronger than the Cambridge team. "True the CHS crew showed little punch against Columbus Aquinas when it dropped an opening 13-7 verdict. But the team showed as much improvement as any team ever made in one week by holding offense-minded and powerful Columbus North to a 19-13 squeaker. We'll go on record here, and we don't think we'll have to eat these words at the end of the season, that if the Bobcats display the same caliber of ball they showed against North they"will plaster more than one league foe this year." -I- -|- _|_ -i- -!Cleveland fans have been expecting Al Lopez to be fired as manager of the Indians so they rather doubt the sincerity of some of the words uttered by Hank Greenberg when he announced that the Tribe field manager had quit. It seems that Greenberg praised Lopez at the noon press conference at wihch the pilot's resignation was announced. "His record has been outstanding by any standards," the general manager said:. "Regarding his ability as a manager, I feel as I always have felt since bringing him here six years ago." Greenberg previously said several times that Lopez was the best manager in the major leagues. Greenberg said Lopez' decision was " a great disappointment to me." In announcing his resignation. Lopez said he failed to do what he had hoped to do with the Indians. "I've gone through six tough seasons," he said. "I have felt a certain amount of tension and somehow had the feeling that I didn't achieve the results I wanted." Greenberg cited Lopez' cooperation as outstanding. "Al's cooperation with the men has been ideal," he said. "Sometimes, somehow, maybe a situation will develop under which we can become associated again " Greenberg denied the delay in sitting down with Lopez had any effect on the manager's decision. Greenberg had maintained he would not discuss 1957 plans with Lopez until after or near the close of the 1956 season. Just two games, both with Detroit, remain on the Cleveland schedule. Lopez, in emphasizing he was not retiring from baseball, said he was "open to offers." Largest Opening Crowd in History Sees Bucks Run Over Nebraska Gridders PAGE 14 COSHOCTON. OHIO, SUNDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 30, 1956 PA£E 14 Dodgers Take N. L. Lead By MILTON RICHMAN United Press Sports Writer S 1 i c ks t e r Sal Maglie and sinker-bailer Clem Labine pitched Brooklyn into sole possession of first place today by beating Pittsburgh twice, 6-2 and 3-1, in a tension-packed doubleheader which nearly resulted in the nightcap being forfeited to the Pirates. No matter what the Braves did against the Cardinals at St. Louis in a night game the D o d g e r s were guaranteed of being in first place when they play their final jame Sunday. Milwaukee and St. Louis were tied 1-1 in the llth inning'at St. Louis at press time last night. Labine recorded his 10th victory of the season and hurled his first complete game of the campaign in checking the Pirates on seven hits in the rhubarb-marked nightcap. The forfeiture threat came about in the fifth inning with Brooklyn leading, 1-0. Roy Campanella opened the frame by catching the Pirate infield napping and beating out a bunt down the third base line. Labine, attempting to sacrifice, forced Campanella at second. Umpire Vic Delmore's decision, rendered while shortstop Dick Groat was high in the air for catcher Hank Foiles' toss, so enraged the partisan crowd of 26,340 that it set up a tremendous clamor and demonstration of handker- chief-waving. The noise continued 'or nearly 10 minutes and reached such a pitch in the sixth inning .hat the umpires warned Dodger Alanager Walt Alston they "might forfeit the game" to the Pirates. The warning was relayed to the crowd over the public address sys- ;em and was greeted with boos jut it produced the desired effect. Maglie defied the "jinx" which traditionally follows a no-hit, no- run performance as he posted his 13th victory in the opener. Making iis first start since pitching a no- NATIONAL LEAGUE Team-- W L Pet. GB Brooklyn ,...92 61 .601 xMilwaukee .... 91 61 .599 Cincinnati 90 63 .588 xSt. Louis 75 77 .493 xPhiladelphia . . 7 0 81 .464 21 Pittsburgh ... 66 87 .431 25 xNew York .... 65 86 .430 26 Chicago 60 93 .393 32 xPlaying night game. Saturday's Results Brooklyn 6-3, Pittsburgh 2-1. Cincinnati 9, Chicago 6. New York at Philadelphia, night. Milwaukee at St. Louis, night. Today's Probable Pitchers Pittsburgh at Brooklyn -- Law (8-15) vs Newcombe (26-7). Milwaukee at St. Louis -- Bur dette (18-10) vs Mizell (14-13). Cincinnati at Chicago -- Jeff coat (7-2) vs Jones (9-14). New York at Philadelphia (2 Wright (0-0) and Worthington (6 14) vs Roberts (19-17) vs Simmons (14-10). hitter against the Phillies last Tuesday night, the 39-y^ar old Dodger right-hander was jolted for two quick runs in the first inning when Long singled and Frank Thomas blasted his 25th homer, but then proceeded to retire 15 batters in a row before Bob Skinner singled with two out in the sixth. _He allowed only six hits and one walk in besting Bob Friend, who suffered his 17th setback against the same number of victories. Smoky Burgess smashed a home Redskins Play Marietta Tigers Here Friday Night Coshocton's Redskins will open their home Central Ohio League schedule Friday while Newcomerstown and Millersburg travel. Marietta's Tigers, reported in a class with the team which nosed out Coshocton for the COL championship in 1953, will visit the CHS Illinois Rallies For32-20Win , CHAMPAIGN, 111., Sept. 29 (UP) --Illinois battled back from a 20-0 half time deficit today to smash California's Golden Bears, 32-20, before a record opening day crowd of 54,833 in sun-soaked Memorial Stadium. The fighting Illini were stopped cold in the first half by the Bears, who were two-touchdown underdogs in the intersectional battle. But Illinois capitalized on two California fumbles and an intercepted pass to rack up three touchdowns in six and a half minutes in the third quarter. The contest was Illinois' 1956 debut and the loss was California's second in two outings. Score by periods: Illinois 0 California Illinois scoring: 0 26 6--32 7 13 00--20 Touchdowns -Woodson, 2; Stout; Sutter. Conversions -- Haller, Miller. California scoring : Touchdowns --Stewart, 2, Becker. Conversions -- Gianulias, Roberts, AMERICAN LEAGUE Team-- W L Pet. GB New York 97 56 .634 . Cleveland 88 65 .575 9 xChicagO 84 68 .553 12V-. Boston 83 70 .544 15 Detroit 81 72 .530 16 xBaltimore 67 84 .444 29 xWashington , 58 93 .384 38 xKansas City 51 101 .336 45V4 xPlaying night game. Saturday's Results Detroit 9, Cleveland 1 Boston 7. New York 5 (13 in ) Baltimoie at Washington, night. Chicago at Kansas City, night. Today's Probable Pitchers Boston at New York -- Sisler (8-8) vs Sturdivant (16-8). Detroit at Cleveland -- Foytack (15-13) vs Feller (0-3). Chicago at Kansas City --Harshman (15-11) vs D i t m a r (12-22). Baltimore at Washington (2) -- Ferrarcse (1-10) and Wit;ht (9-12) vs Stobbs (15-14) and Abernathy (1-2). Kenyon Gridders End Loss String GAMBIER, 0. (UP) -- Kenyon broke a two-year losing streak Saturday, beating Wooster 13-12. Kenyon scored its winning point after touchdown on a pass, Quarterback Joe Holmes to End Bob Mulholland. The victory was the first for Kenyon over Wooster in 15 years and ended a string of 14 defeats for the Lords. Score by periods: Kenyon 13-0-0--13 Wooster 0 -U-0-12--12 Kenyon scoring: Touchdowns, Mulholland, (6 yard pass from Holmes), Holmes (1-yard run). Conversion, Mulholland (pass from Holmes ) Wooster scoring: Touchdowns McClung (1-yard run), Justice (11- yard run. football field Friday. Newcomerstown will go to Shadyside and Millersburg to Bellville. West Lafayette does not have a game this week. The Generals had been scheduled to meet Roscoe in their annual fair week battle on Tuesday night but Roscoe dropped football and left the date open. The Generals will resume action Oct. 12 against Malvern. Marietta this year is directed by Tony Ware, who took over for Fred * * * * Zanesville defeated Marietta 96 in a COL game played Saturday afternoon. , The Blue scored a touchdown and extra point in the third quart- iod. ter and » safety in the fourth. Marietta scored in the third period. Pierson, Tiger coach for four years who died last spring. Ware played college football at Denison, Kansas university and West Virginia. He coached at Bel^Air, Maryland, before moving to Marietta. Although the Tigers are big and eight a r e lettermen, reserve strength is shallow and the team is reported to lack speed. Biggest of the Tigers is Bill Strauss, veteran 248-pound senior tackle. At the other tackle is Bill Bloomingdale, a 206-pound senior. Other linemen are reported to be about the same size as the Redskins. Four letter - winning backs play most games. Jack King, the quarterback, weighs 181. Captain Pat Morris (175) js the fullback. At the halfback spots are Bob Schultheis (155) and Chuck Barnes (160). The Tigers surprised Bellaire with a 13-6 win and bowed by a point to Parkersburg in 13-12 game before meeting Zanesville yesterday Marietta outgained Parkersburg 279 yards to 86. and racked up 14 first downs to eight for the West Virginia team. Marietta held a 12-0 lead with 4Vi minutes to play. A 98-yard kickoff return and a 57- yard dash with a stolen ball gave the Parkersburg team two touchdowns in the closing minutes and th^ extra point resulted in victory. run that tied a major league team homer record for Cincinnati today and the Redlegs went on to beat the Chicago Cubs 9-6. The Redlegs were mathematically eliminated from the National League race when the Dodgers won their doubleheader with the Pirates. The loss also tied a record for the Cubs. It was their 93rd setback of the season, matching their previous poorest season in the loss column in 1949. The Redlegs were trailing 5-2 in the eighth when Burgess hit his home run off Cub starter Sam Jones. When the ball went over the right field wall, 10 feet inside the foul line, it was homer"221 for the Redlegs this season. It also scored shortstop Roy McMillan who had walked. The home run record for a single team was set in 1947 by the New York Giants. In the American league Boston defeated the champion Ne * York Yankees 7-5 in -a 13-inning game and Detroit blasted the Cleveland Indians 9-1. Frank Lary pitched his 21st vie tory for Detroit behind a 15-hit at tack on Art Houtttman and Ray Narleski. The game marked the next to the last appearance as manager of the Indians of Al Lo pez, who resigned Saturday. All other teams were playing By HASKELL SHORT COLUMBUS, 0. (UP) - Ohio State, using a powerful running attack sparked by a trio of fine halfbacks, rolled to a 34-7 victory over Nebraska here Saturday be- 'ore 82,153 fans, largest opening- day crowd in Ohio State history. The Buckeyes, looking for a break-away runner to replace the fabulous Howard (Hopalong) Cassady, may have found one in Reserve Sophomore Halfback Don Clark. He scampered 35 yards for a touchdown the second-time he got the ball, and added another on a 38-yard run in the final period. Coach Woody Hayes' Buckeyes put across two touchdowns in each of the first two periods and another in the final period. Nebraska scored its lone touchdown late in the third period when Jerry Petersen, a reserve tackle, broke through to block Sophomore Frank Kremblas' punt on the Ohio nine. Petersen pounced on the ball ii. the end*zone for the score. George Harshman converted. Ohio Shows Power Ohio, which is shooting for its third Big Ten title in a row this season, showed plenty of power in its first unit, but the Buckeye reserves produced nothing spectacu lar. Football Scores who celebrated his 30th birthday today. Score by periods: Ohio State 13 14 -0 7-34 Nebraska 7 0 7 0 - 7 Ohio State scoring: Roseboro (1-yard plunge); Brown (18 -yard runback of blocked punt); Clark 2 (35-yard run, 38-yard r u n ) ; Kriss (27-yard pass from Ellwood). Kriss 3, KremConversions: bias. Nebraska scoring: Petersen (on blocked punt). Conversions: Harshman. COLUMBUS, 0. (UP)--Statistics of the Ohio State-Nebraska game: OSU.Neb. 19 12 416 185 62 68 2-6 5-11 3 0 5-30 5-29 0 2 50 35 COME HERE! For "Town Country" and "Suburbanite" WINTER TREADS QUICK SERVICE WITH CRUDE RUBBER (It Holds Better) Phont 242 ANDERSON SON Your Locally Owned Goodyear Dealers Phono 242 Navy Smothers William Mary ANNAPOLIS, Md., Sept 29 (UP) --Navy presented a potentially powerful football machine today which smothered William and Mary, 39-14, before 14.051 fans. Navy 6 13 13 7--39 William a n d Mary 7 0 0 7--14 Navy scoring- Touchdowns-' Smith (5, pass from Forrcstal), Forrcstal (2, plunge), Kanuch (17, pass from Prahalis), Dagampat (3, plunge) Meisel (40, ran with intercepted pass), Monto (8, run). Conversions -- Burchett 2, Oldham J. William and Mary scoring: Touchdowns--Peccatieilo (23, pass from Sidwell), Sid well (7G, pass{ run from Thomas). Conversions-I Oliver 1, Brodie 1. Toledo Margins Ohio U Bobcats ATHENS, O. (UP --Three Toledo University halfbacks each scored single touchdowns Saturday to spearhead the Rockets, 1913, triumph over Ohio University here in a college football game. Don Wright ran 38 yards in the first period for the initial touchdown and Willy McAnts followed in the second period with a three- yard plunge to give Toledo a 13-7 halftime lead. Toledo's final marker came in the fourth period when Roy Hodge dashed four yards for a touchdown. Wally Martishius's only conversion was in the first period. Army Opens With Win Over VM1 WEST POINT, N. Y., Sept. 29 (UP) -- Hard-running Dick Murtland battered his way to three touchdowns to lead Army to a 3212 victory over VMI today in the Cadets' typical "breather" football opening at sun-swept Michie Stadium. Murtland spearheaded the Army attack as the Cadets scored two quick touchdowns, gave two back against their reserves, and then put the game away with three more scores and were content to call it an easy day. Ohio State 34 Nebraska 7 Bwlng Green 27 West. Mich. 13 Miami 14 Xavier 7 Toledo 20 Ohio U 13 Kenyon 13 Wooster 12 Mount Union 14 Denison 0 Dartmouth 13 New Hampshire 0 Pittsburgh 14 Syracuse 7 Brown 20 Columbia 0 Penn State 34 Pennsylvania 0 Lafayete 20 Temple 0 Buffalo 13 Carnegie Tech 6 Johns Hopkins 7 Frank Mar. 7 Jenn Mil. 19 Western Maryland 0 3 nnceton 28 Rutgers 6 lolgate 34 Cornell 6 Army 32 VMI 12 Susquehanna 26 Ursinus 13 West Virginia 30 Richmond 6 Rochester 13 RPI 6 Yale 19 Connecticut 14 tfavy 39 William and Mary 14 Duke 40 Virginia 7 Maryland 6 Wake Forest 0 Georgia 3 Florida State 0 Emory Henry 27 Hamp-Syd. 13 Morehouse 7 Alabama A M 6 Florida 20 Clemson 20 Purdue 16 Missouri 7 Northwestern 14 Iowa State 13 Denison 14 Mt. Union 0 Illinois 32 California 20 Iowa 27 Indiana 0 Michigan 42 UCLA 13 Vash. No. 14 Missouri Mines'13 Coe 19 Lawrence 0 Wisconsin 41 Marcjuette 0 Anderson 28 Manchester 19 Hanover 39 Indiana Central 14 Tennessee 35 Auburn 7 Texas 7 Tulane 6 Fairmont 25 Glenville Tchrs 0 Tufts 23 Bowdoin 0 Kansas 27 College of Pacific 27 Bowl'g Green 27 Western Mich. 13 Oklahoma 36 North Carolina 0 Baylor 27 Texas Tech 0 Denison Beats Mt. Union 14-7 GRANVILLE. 0 (UP)--Denison scored on drives of 87 and 64 yards to win, 14-7, Saturday over Mount Union in a college football game that saw two Purple Raider touchdowns nullified by off · side You'll Be Needing It Soon! BETTER HAVE US CHECK YOUR RADIATOR AND FILL 'ER UPI BIBLE RADIATOR SERVICE 224 SOUTH LAWN But. 728--Phones--R««. 1590-W M. L. "BUD" BIBLE Ohio State scored four of the first five times it got the ball twice on pass interceptions. The Buckeyes threatened only once however, in the second half until late in the fourth period when, after being pushed around by Nebraska, they held for downs and moved 90 yards to score with Clark going the last 38. Ohio moved 77 yards in 12 plays to score the first time it got the ball. Halfbacks Jim Roseboro and Don Sutherin supplied the long gainers with Roseboro going over from a yard out on fourth down. The Buckeyes counted again two minutes later. Leo Brown, 168- pound Buckeye end broke through to block Harshman's punt, scooped up the ball and ran 18 yards un- 1 touched for a touchdown. Halfbacks Roseboro and Sutherin set up Ohio's two second period touchdowns by intercepting Corn- husker Quarterback Roy Stinnett's passes. · lark Scoots Again Roseboro pulled down Stinnett's long pass on Ohio's 33. Eight plays later, Clark, with a fine burst of speed, went 35 yards around left end for a touchdown. Three minutes later, Sutherin plucked another of Stinnett's passes from the air and the Bucks were on their way. Sutherin threw his first college pass, hitting Roseboro for 36 yards. He was nailed on Nebraska's 27 by Jim Murphy. On the next play, Buckeye Quarterback Frank Ellwood passed to end Fred Kriss in the end zone. Nebraska held the upper hand in the second half but their drives were blunted by Sutherin's fine punting, the Ohio junior twice kicking out on the Nebraska three. The Cornhuskers" got t h e i r touchdown after a 42-yard drive that fizzled. With Ohio failing to gain after taking the ball on downs on the 23. Petersen then broke through to block Kremblas' punt for a touchdown. Ohio gained 416 yards rushing to 185 for Nebraska, but was on the short end of the passing yard- ge, 68 to 62. The victory was the seventh in a row for Ohio and gave Nebraska one victory and one defeat this season, for new Coach Pete Elliott First downs Rushing yardage Passing yardage Passes Passes intercepted by Punts Fumbles lost Yards penalized NEBRASKA LE: Hilding, Cook, LT: · Kampe, Peterson, LG: Torczon, Rhoda, C: Gerguin, Kitzelman, Lyall, RG: Murphy, Klein, RT: Wheeler, Fleming, RE: Lee, McVay, QB: Stinnett, Englert, Harshman. LH: Hawkins, George, RH: Naviaux, Pinkston, Greenlaw, FB: Brown, McCashland, OHIO STATE LE: Kriss, Zawacki, Bowermaster, Schenking, Disher, LT: Cook, LG: Michael, Schrafrath, R. Parker, Jones, Baldacci, Bowsher, C: Dillman, James, Breehl, Sommer, RG: Thomas, Spychalski, Ballmer, Bailey, RT: Guy, Martin, A. Crawford, RE: "Brown, Morgan, Katula, Trittipo, QB: Ellwood, Theis, Kremblas, LH: Sutherin, Clark, Richards, Beerman, R H : R o s e b o r o , Thompson, LeBeau, FB: Vicic, Cisco, Trivisonno, Ballinger. \ QUAKER STAT1 is f/e choice of - WHOLESAW DISTRIBUTOR Bob McCann BROWN'S LANE Phone 650 Day or Night FOR FALL! · NEW SUITS · TOPCOATS · JARMAN SHOES · SLAX · SPORT SHIRTS · SWEATERS '49.50 . .'49.50 '12.95 5 10.95 M.95 S 7.95 . RESISTOL $4/1 «r HATS ....... IU.7J · PAJAMAS QC LAY AWAY NOWI MEN'S STORE 5IOMAIN ST.-COSHOCTON Xavier's Streak Snapped by Miami OXFORD, 0. (UP) -- Miami's great defense helped snap Xavier's eight-game winning streak here Saturday, 14-7. Xavier scored first and then Miami's defenses tightened. The Redskins stopped Xavier attacks on the 2 and 15. The victory was the first of the season for Miami's new coach, John Pont, one of the Redskins' all-time greats who opened his season here last week losing 7-6 to George Washington when the point after touchdown was nullified by penalty. Xavier had won eight games in a row, including two this season, before Saturday's clash with Miami before 10,000 fans. The. game was costly to each side. Neil Putnam, Miami guard, hurt his knee and Tom Riley of Xavier fractured a knee. The injuries may sideline the players the remainder of the season. Don't Fight With Your Wife on Blue Monday! Buy Her a New _ WASHER MONDAY NIGHT TELEVISION FIGHTS LIGHTWEIGHTS TOMMY SALEM, CLEVELAND VS JOHNNY BUSSO, NEW YORK CITY 10 ROUNDS TV G U I D E RATINGS Rating Bouti W L D KO't SALEM None 29 22 6 1 4 BUSSO None 31 27 3 1 13 Salem was substituted for Paddy De Marco when the New York station boxing commission refused to okey Paddy's appearance in New York State. He Is a voteran boxer with a good left hand. 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