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! 4E DETROIT FREE PRESSSUNDAY, SEPT. 30. 1979 CHIPPEWAS STAY UNBEATEN r.Iid-Amcrican football Central beats Miami in nailbiter, 19-18 Conference WLI PUOPW 53 18 63 20 By BRIAN BRAGG Fret Pros Sport Writer ,, MT. PLEASANT It was the nail-bitingest, gut-wrench- ingest, brow-moppingest football game witnessed in these parts for at least a couple of years, and when Saturday afternoon's uproar had finally subsided, the Central Michigan Lnippewas were still unbeaten, still atop the Mid-American Conference . . . and still as photogenic as ever. CMU unleashed an explosive scoring drive in the last nine minutes to overhaul Miami of Ohio, and then defensive back Carl Word Intercepted a pass in the end zone with just 21 seconds remaining to seal CMU's 19-18 verdict over the Redskins in a regionally televised heart-stopper. There really should have been no doubt about the outcome. After all, the Chippewas had never lost a televised football game. NOW THEY'RE 5-0 BEFORE the cameras because receiver Mike Ball caught seven passes for 1 19 yards; because tailback Reggie Mitchell gained 117 yards in 20 carries; because quarterback Gary Hogeboom hit 10 of 17 passes for 168 yards, and because freshman kicker Novo Bojovic has an accurate toe. But Central coach Herb Deromedi admitted his squad had to "ask ourselves who we are and just go out there and suck it up" to salvage the win over the rugged Redskins, who nearly upset nationally ranked Michigan State seven days earlier. Miami jumped off to a quick lead when a low snap on a CMU punt gave the visitors the football at Central's five less than 3f Mid-American Vord saves the day three minutes into the game. But Hogeboom teamed up with Ball to overcome the 7-0 impost Hogeboom hit eight of 13 passes in the first half, five of them to Ball, and the Chippewas took a 12-10 lead with a lightning, two-play scoring strike hitting paydirt with a Hogeboom-to-Ball pass that deflected off a Miami defender's hand with just five seconds remaining before intermission. But CMU unable to shake off a series of penalties and misplays found itself trailing by six, 18-12, in the fourth quarter, and Miami was in position for a 27-yard field goal that might have clinched matters for the Ohioans. Freshman kicker Mario Giese, however, missed the attempt with 9:36 to play, and Hogeboom didn't let the opportunity go to waste. BEGINNING ON HIS OWN 20-yard-line, the Grand Rapids senior directed a stunning series of option plays as the Chippewas stormed around and through the Redskins even overcoming a 15-yard penalty along the way to score the tying touchdown with just 3:53 showing on the clock. Sophomore tailback Mitchell gained 50 of the 80 yards on Saturday's college football scoreboard Big Ten Michigan 14, California 10. Notre Dame 27, Michigan State 3. Colorado 17, Indiana 16. Iowa 30, Iowa State 14. Minnesota 38, Northwestern 8. Jfevy 13, Illinois 12. 'Ohio State 17, UCLA 13. - Purdue 13, Oregon 7. r Mid American Central Michigan 19, Miami Ohio 18. Bowling Green 15, Western Michigan 3. ' Ball State 17, SE Louisiana 7. Long Beach State 9, N. Illinois 3. T Ohio U. 43, Kent State 13. Toledo 37, Eastern Michigan 7. MI A A ; Adrian 24, Geneva Pa. 7. Albion 29, DePauw 0. ; Ferris State 13, Alma 12. Hope 35, Olivet Nazarene 8. i ' ,' Kalamazoo 24, Kenyon 7. Olivet 13, Monmouth, 111. 7. Great Lakes Ferris State 13, Alma 12. , , Grand Valley State 56, Franklin 14. Hillsdale 31, St. Norbert 14. "Northwood 32, Ashland 14. ' Saginaw Valley 23, Evansville 0. V Other state games Michigan Tech 17, Winona State 13. Northern Michigan 24, Western Illinois 21. East r Allegheny 9, Hiram 7. "Amherst 22, Bowdoin 17. . Blomsburg State 24, Mansfield State 7. ' Boston St. 22, Curry 6. Boston U. 35, Notheastern 10 Bowie State 14, Fayetteville State 3. 'Brown 31, Rhode Island 13. Bucknell 33, Davidson 0. ; "Buffalo 29, Waynesburg 28. ' Cheyney State 7, Win. Patterson 6. Clarion State 13, Edinboro State 0. ICornell 26, Colgate 21. . ...Dartmouth 10, New Hampshire 10. ; 'Delaware 65, Kings Point 0. ;E. Stroudsburg State 24, Cortland State 3. : Eramlngton State 14, Plymouth State 10. 'Florida A&M 21, Howard U. 13. ' "Georgetown D.C. 6, Duquesne 0. . Hobart 20, St. Lawrence 7. Iona 10, Marist 0. Ithaca 34, Alfred 12. John Carroll 20, Wash. & Jeff. 7. .Juniata 28, Gettysburg 14. Lafayette 14, Columbia 7. . Lehigh 31, Penn U. 7. Lock Haven State 28, Indiana Pa. 21. Lyomlng 30, Susquehanna 0. Massachusetts 20, Harvard 7. Muhlenberg 14, W. Maryland 13. N.Y. Tech 17, Brooklyn 14. Pace 14, St. John's 13. .Pittsburgh 10, Temple 9. .RPI 14, Canlslus 13. -Rutgers 38, Princeton 14. Seton Hall 17, Trenton State 8. Springfield 21, S. Connecticut 7. Syracuse 52, Washington State 25. Wagner 18, Fordham 17. Widener 17, Moravian 10. Yale 24, Connecticut 17. Midwest Anderson 21, Bluffton 14. Butler 25, Valparaiso 22. Cent. Arkansas 27, NW Missouri State 14. Cincinnati 27, Vlllanova 13. Dayton 35, James Madison 15. Dubuque 30, Wartburg 0. E. Illinois 22, S. Illinois 14. Flndlay 62, Manchester 0. Louisville 31, Drake 21. Kansas 37, N. Texas State 18. Moorhead State 26, St. Cloud 6. Nebraska 42, Penn State 17. North Dakota 20, Illinois State 0. Shlppensburg State 45, Slippery Rock 14. South Dakota State 28, Augustana 26. St. John's Minn. 45, Bethel Minn. 32. St. Olaf 22, Hamllne 13. Texas 21, Missouri 0. Wabash 40, Centre 7. Wlttenburg 24, Ohio Wesleyan 0. Wooster 41, Oberlln o. ( South Alabama 66, Vanderbllt 3. Alcorn St. 20, S. Carolina State 9. - E. Carolina 43, VMI 10. E. Kentucky 33, Austin Peay 10. E. Tennessee State 28, Furman 24. Fairmont 12, West Va. Wesleyan 3. Florida St. 17. Virginia Tech 10. Georgia Tech 33, William & Mary 7. Kentucky 14, Maryland 7. Kentucky State 21, Morris Brown 7. Miami Fla. 6, Louisiana Tech 0. Mississippi! State 24, Florida 10. Morgan State 20, N.C. Central 6. North Carolina 41, Army 3. North Carolina State 17, Wake Forest 14. Ohio Northern 23, Georgetown Ky. 21. South Carolina 27, Georgia 20. SW Louisiana 13, Arkansas State 9. S. Miss. 38, Mississippi 8. Tennessee 35, Auburn 17. Texas A&M 17, Memphis State 7. Towson State 22, Gulford 2. Tulane 24, SMU 17. Tuskegee 13, Albany Ga. 7. Virginia 30, Duke 12. Virginia State 6, Livingstone 0. West Virginia 20, Richmond 18. Southwest Arkansas 33, Tulsa 8. Baylor 27, Texas Tech 17. Houston 49, W. Texas State 10. Far West Arizona St. 45, Oregon St. 0. Brlgham Young 31, UTEP 7. Colorado St. 20, Wyoming 16. Houston 49, W. Texas St. 10. Kansas St. 19, Air Force 6. Montana 23, Weber State 16. Montana Tech 19, Carroll Montana 14. Rocky Mountain 16, W. Montana 0. Stanford 33, Boston College 14. SW Louisiana 13, Arkansas St. 9. Washington 49, Fresno St. 14. Albion chews DePauw - ALBION Albion College, which hadn't won a football game all fall, turned on here Saturday for a Homecoming Day crowd of 3,000 fans by upsetting previously unbeaten DePauw University, 29-0. v ?: The Britons of coach Frank Joranko, scoring 19 points in the first 10 minutes, stunned the Tigers who went into the game with a 2-0 record. 1 -- Mike Doctor supplied the medicine for Albion when he booted the first of his two field goals a 46-yard shot with the game less than four minutes old. . Ji A safety followed, then junior quarterback Jon Vigl hit Dan Durrett with a 36-yard storing pass and Dextef Davis followed with a 77-yard touchdown run from scrimmage as Albion built its lead to 19-0. Doctor's second field goal and another Vlgi-to-Durrett pass in the second half finished off, the scoring for the afternoon. Hope riddles' IVafcareiie, 35-8 HOLLAND Quarterback Mark Spencer (Cored one touchdown here Saturday on a short dive and passed 26 yards to Paul Damon for a second TD in leading Hope College to a 5J-8 victory Over Olivet .Nazarene College pefore 3,230 fans. , - Ross Nykamp ran back a pass interception 2 yards for another score as Hope piled up 21 points in the third period to easily rack up its third victory of the season against a single loss. Hope had 1 18 yards rushing and 98 more through the air. Ferris State nips Alma, 13-12 ALMA (AP) A fourth-quarter field goal by Ferris State senior Dan Delamarter with 1:36 left in the game Saturday gave the Bulldogs a 13-12 victory over Alma. Delamarter also kicked a 34-yarder earlier in the fourth to help whittle at Alma's 12-7 lead. The non-conference game dropped Alma to a 2-2 season record and raised Ferris to a 2-2 record. Kalamazoo breezes, 24-7 KALAMAZOO Quarterback Tom Ran-ville tossed two touchdown passes and scored once himself Saturday as Kalamazoo rolled past Kenyon, Ohio, 24-7, to keep its record unblemished at 3-0. Ranville, a junior from Grand Blanc, completed 14 of 19 passes for 121 yards, Olivet can drive, 13-7 OLIVET Ray Gipson's three-yard first period smash, capping a 45-yard drive, and Bob Kubiak's 57-yard scoring pass to Jim Jackson, accounted for both touchdowns here Saturday as Olivet College defeated Mon- mouth (111.) College, 13-7, for Its third victory of the season. Olivet led at halftime, 7-0. Michigan pulls it out in spite of kick team U-M, from Page 1E blocked by Ron Hill. That gave the Golden Bears the ball on U-M's 31-yard line. On third down, Rich Campbell hit Don Sprague with a 13-yard pass and on the next play he found John Tug-gle wide open In the flat after coming out of the backfield for a 17-yard touchdown. THE WOLVERINES appeared to score when Wan-gler lofted a perfect 40-yard pass to Ralph Clayton. But it was ruled that Clayton stepped out of bounds around the Cal 23-yard line. "The man (Clayton) was knocked out of bounds, he said so himself," Schembech-ler said. That's not the way the of fi-clals saw it and after a 20-yard pass to fullback Lawrence Reld, U-M had to settle for a 37-yard field goal attempt by freshman All Haji-Shelkh. The kick was wide. A 36-yard punt return by freshman Anthony Carter and a 15-yard face-mask penalty gave U-M the ball on Cal's 43. After two of Wangler's passes were missed, Hajl-Sheikh tried and missed a 45-yard field goal late in the first quarter. Virgil got off a terrible 26-yard punt following U-M's next possession and a 21-yard pass from Rich Campbell to Matt Bouza set up a 47-yard field goal by Mick Luckhurt for a 10-0 California lead. A 25-yard pass play from Wangler to tight end Doug Marsh got the Wolverines into Cal territory late in the second quarter, but that drive died when Haji-Shiekh missed only a 30-yard field goal attempt. IN THE FIRST half U-M had the ball for 19 minutes and 20 seconds to only 10 minutes and 40 seconds for California. But California had the 10 points and U-M had the problems. But all it took was the opening kickoff of the second half and the entire complexion of the game changed. Terry Wiley took the kickoff for Cal and was belted by Paul Glrgash. Wiley coughed up the ball and Mike Harden fell on it on the California nine-yard line. Two plays later Stanley Edwards scored from three yards out. The U-M defense took over from there, stopping Cal on three plays. After a 31-yard punt, U-M took over on Cal's 40 and marched to the Cal 24 to set up a you-know-what. The victory was a big one, going into next week's showdown with Michigan State. "Any team that makes as many mistakes as we do is not a great football team," Schembechler said. "But we have a lot of character. We did not quit today. This game will make us a much better team in the weeks to come." Michigan 14, California 10 Michigan 0 0 14 0-14 California 71 0 0-10 Ci Tuggle 17 past from Campbell (Luckhurif kick) Cal FG Luckhurif 47 Mich Edward, 3 run (Vlroll kick) Mlch-Reld 3 run (Vlroll kick) A iJ,ow First downs Rushes-vards Passing yards , Returnvards Passes Punts Fumbles-losf Penalliei-vardi INDIVIDUAL LEADERS RUSHING-Mlchlgan, Wooltolk 15-76, Edwards 23-47. California, Jones 14-43. PASSING Michigan, Wangler 9-21-0-210. California, Campbell 14-24-0-144, Anderson 4-1-0-74. RECEIVING Michigan, Marsh 3-121, Edwards 3-37. California, Tuggle 4-61, Bouia 3-57, Jones 4-32. Mteh Cal 14 IS 5W63 30-14 210 231 53 25 9-21-0 20-34-0 7-34 8-40 2-0 5-3 7-79 4-42 pitchouts from Hogeboom and then, just when the visitors were looking for another wide play, Hogeboom turned upfield and dashed into the end zone untouched from 11 yards out. Bojovic a freshman from Hamtramck High who has given Deromedi a lesson in Polish pronunciation this autumn, split the uprights for the deciding point. But it wasn't over yet Just when it appeared Miami had been stopped for the final time, at the Skins' own 35 with less than a minute left, the visitors pulled off a fantastic 48-yard pass play off an end-around reverse, with receiver Keith Dummitt going out of bounds at CMU's 16-yard line. , : ON THE ENSUING PLAY, however! quarterback Chuck Hauck's pass into the corner of the end zone was picked off by Word, who leaped high in the air to make the grab. "It was beautiful, man," exclaimed the senior from Flint "I still can feel it I was1 totally surprised when I saw the ball coming at me on first down." Western bows to Bowling Green, 15-3 KALAMAZOO John Spengler kicked three field goals Saturday to lead Bowling Green to a 1 5-3 victory over Western Michigan to keep their Mid-American Conference championship hopes alive with a 2-1 mark. Spengler's boots covered 42, 45 and 46 yards to hand the Broncos their third setback in four games and second in three MAC contests. Kevin Folkes, a Detroit Osborn product, topped the Falcons with 61 yards on 21 rushes. Central Michigan 3 0 0 OhioU. 2 0 0 Toledo 2 0 0 68 21 Bowling Green 2 1 0 47 33 Miami O. 1 1 0 43 22 Western Michigan 1 2 0 48 42 Ball State 1 2 0 52 68 Northern Illinois 0 2 0 20 54 Kent State 0 2 0 23 78 Eastern Michigan 0 3 0 20 89 All Garnet LTPti OP 0 33 18 108. 44 0 02 101 57 71 81 55 1 41 0 50 110 0 51 120 80 68 75 88 SATURDAY'S GAMES Central Michigan 19, Miama, Ohio 18. Bowling Green 15, Western Michigan 3. Ohio U 43, Kent St 13. Ball State 17, S.E. Louisiana 7. Toledo 37, Eastern Michigan 7. Long Beach State 9, Northern Illinois 3. Ohio crunches winless Kent State, 43-13 ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Halfback Tony Carifa scored twice to lead Ohio University to a 30-0 second-quarter lead Saturday en route to a 43-13 drubbing of Kent State in a MidAmerican Conference college football game. Ball State bounces back, 17-7 MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) Ball State turned two Southeast Louisiana fumbles into scores, including the winning touchdown by quarterback Dave Wilson, en route to a 17-7 victory Saturday. (?3;V--4, 4s'js uM'ikM UPI Photo Michigan Stats linebacker Dan Bass (top) and Notre play in the first quarter Saturday. The Spartans won this Dame's John Scully dive for an Irish fumble on a running one Bass recovered the ball. LETS SAY IT WAS NO CONTEST Irish pop MSU's bubble, 27-3 MSU, from Page 1E yard line, but Rogers, upset at the ease with which the Irish moved most of the afternoon, noted: "I don't know if they (the defense) played at all . . . our field position wasn't real good, but if you can't stop 'em, you're going to have bad field position from now till doomsday." AND HE FOUND as much fault with his offense as with his e'efense. "Any time you leave your defensive team on the field as Spartans' top two quarterbacks hurt PUSCAS, from Page 1E son's early weeks and controlling the ball on MSU. ROGERS SEEMED baffled by that. "I would have thought we were better than we showed," he said. And he could see more dark moments ahead: "Certainly there are no lesser teams than Notre Dame ahead of us on our schedule, so we're going to have to gear up better." He wasn't sure how he could manage that, because even a healthy Spartan squad had been scrambling to save itself in the season's first three weeks. . ."There are a lot of good teams in the Big Ten but right now we're not one of them." Notre Dame coach Dan Devine seemed every bit as delighted with his victory over Michigan State as he was three weeks ago with a 12-10 upset of Michigan in Ann Arbor. "Knute Rockne used to say a team can play only a couple emotional games a season," said Devine, "but we have to play them every week. There was Michigan, the setback at Purdue last week, and now this, and next Georgia Tech. long as we've had to leave them on, it's almost impossible to move the ball. We didn't have it (the ball) much and when we did we didn't do much with it." Notre Dame, now 2-1 for the season, went up 7-0 late in the first period on a 14-yard pass from Rusty Lisch to Tony Hunter and padded that with 49 and 36 yard field goals by Chuck Male in second period. Michigan State's only points came on a 53-yard Morten Andersen field goal on the final play of the first half, the longest of his career for Morten, who sat out last Saturday's 24-21 win over Miami of Ohio with a back injury. "I THOUGHT WE were fortunate to come into the locker-room at halftime, down by just 10 points. I thought we had a chance if we showed something in the second half ..." Rogers said, allowing his voice to trail off. "We just out-physicalled them today," said Notre Dame coach Dan Devine, standing before a scrawled message on a lockerroom blackboard, which proclaimed "A real old fashioned tail kicking." "Our defensive line played an outstanding game. We controlled the line of scrimmage and that definitely was the big difference ... I hope none of their players are seriously injured." In addition to Vaughn and Clark, the Spartans lost defensive tackles Tanya Webb (knee) and Pat Mitten (back). Rogers said the status of all four will not be known until Sunday or Monday at the earliest. And there might have been a sound of urgency in his voice when he said it. "We're facing no lesser opponents from here on in," he said. And he didn't have to tick them off. . .Michigan, Purdue, Ohio State. Shippensburg has field day ANN ARBOR (AP) Shippensburg spoiled Slippery Rock's fairy tale football game by dumping The Rock, 45-14, before 61,143 fans in Michigan Stadium Saturday afternoon. Steve Moskowitz, a 6-foot-l, 215-pound Shippensburg freshman fullback, scored on runs of 75 and 63 yards the first two times he touched the ball in the first quarter and halfback Eric Payne scored on runs of six and 25 yards to pace the rout. Slippery Rock quarterback Chuck Sirko passed 19 yards to Rick Porter and eight yards to Jeff Meadows both late in the fourth quarter for The Rock's only touchdowns. "Our kids played well," Shippensburg coach Vito Ragazzo said. "The game was emotional and we hoped the kids would stay cool and they did." The Pennsylvania Conference game was played on neutral turf in Michigan Stadium at the invitation of Michigan athletic director Don Canham, who saw it as a way of filling the 101,701-seat stadium with cash customers while Michigan's team was on the road. SLIPPERY ROCK, because of its name, long has been a favorite with Michigan football fans, who await The Rock's score over the public address system each autumn Saturday afternoon. Some 12,000 high school band members also were on hand. Slippery Rock coach Bob Di Spirito said the game was a great thrill for his players, despite the one-sided defeat. "We felt our pass patterns were open but our quarterbacks were throwing knuckle balls," Di Spirito said. Porter acknowledged that most of the Rock players had trouble settling down. "I was nervous all last night," Porter said, "but after the first hit, it was just like a normal game for me. I think maybe some of the guys stayed In a fantasy too long." MOSKOWITZ, WHO rushed for 146 yards in just six carries, said his two touchdown runs were the longest of his career. "My longest in high shool was only about 25 yards," the husky fullback from Glenmore, Pa. said. "I was pretty excited when I broke free on that first one and knew I was going all the way." Notre Dame 27, MSU 3 Michigan State 0 3 0 0-3 Notre Oame 7 4 14 0-27 NO Hunter 14 pass from Llsch (Male kick) ND FG Male 49 ND FG Male 34 MSU FG Andersen 53 NO Ferguson 24 run (Male kick) NO Ferguson 41 run (Male kick) A 59,075 , MSU NO First downs I 19 Rushes-vards 41-134 41-315 Passing yards 9 119 Returnvards 17 142 Passes 4-12-1 9-15-0 Punts 9-44 3-34 Fumbles-loit 3-0 2-1 Penallies-vards 2-11 4-41 INDIVIDUAL LEADERS RUSHING Michigan Slate, Smith 17-103; Reeves 4-35: Hughes 9-25. Notre Dame, Ferguson 21-149; Adell 10-73; Slone 8-35, Barber 4-19. PASSING Michigan Stale, Vaughn 2-4-1, minus 3; Clark 4-7-0 12. Notre Dame Llsch 7-11-0 93, Courev 2-3-0, 24. RECEIVING Michigan Slate Mlddel-tfln 2-8; Bremmer 2-minus 3; Hughes 1-5. Noire Dame Masttak 2-23; Barber 1-34; Hart 1-27; Holohan 1-15; Hunter 1-14. CMU 19, Miami 0. 18 Miami 7 3 8 4-18 Central 4 4 0 7-19 Miam Hunter 3 run (Giese kick) Cent Todd 1 run (kick failed) Miam Giese 30 yard field goal Cent Ball 18 pass from Hogeboom (2 point conversion failed) Miam Hunter 1 run (Rondlree 2 point conversion) Cent Hogeboom 11 run (Bolovik kick) A-24,348 Miami Cent First downs 20 20 Rushes-verd, 1 58-201 54-174 Passing yaros 149 148 Relurn yards 21 17 Passes 19-10-1 17-10-0 Punts 4-35 4-55.7 Fumbles-lost 2-0 4-2 Penalliu-vards 4-47 8-90 Shippensburg 45, Slippery Rock 14 Shlppensburt Slip Rock 13 18 14 0-45 0 0 0 14-14 Ship Moskowitz 75 run (Poiednic kick) Ship Moskowiti 43 run (kick failed) Ship Slinn 59 run (run failed) Ship Looney 14 pass from Polls (pass failed) Ship Payne i run (run failed) Ship Friese 1 run (Poiednic kick) Ship Payne 25 run (Poiednic kick) . Rock Porter 19 pass from Slrko (Sullen kick) Rock Meadows 8 pass from Slrko (Sul- ion kick; A-41,143 Ship Rack First downs 14 19 Rushes-vards 55-373 48-155 Passing yards 77 131 Relurn yards 44 7 Passes 4-12-0 12-30-2 Punls 7-35 8-38 Fumbles-lost 5-1 - 8-4 Penallies-vards 4-42 5-45

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