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Arlington Daily News (Newspaper) - December 5, 1977, Arlington, Texas
Monday december 5, 1977 Arlington daily news Page 3 Tony roughs up the Cowboy record books the main Man a Tony Dorsett s 84-Yard touchdown run against Philadelphia yesterday broke his own Rue from scrimmage record of 77 Yards set against St. Louis earlier this year. His 206 total Yards smashed the pre # in from daily news photo by Bill Janscha Vious single game Rushing Mark of Calvin Hill 153 Yards against san Francisco on nov. 10, 1974. The Rookie needs but 135 More Yards in the next two games to reach 1,000 Steps for the season. Mavericks suffer first setback return Home seeking third win the Uta basketball Mavericks May have had their history making Start spoiled saturday in okla i it Boma City but the mavs still have a Mark to shoot at. R. The 1977-78 edition of the Uta round Allers is the first team in the schools history to open a season Arith two consecutive wins a a and their bid for three was spoiled saturday by the Oklahoma City University chiefs As the mavs suffered a 102-88 defeat. But wednesday night the mavs return to Texas Hall with a Chance to tie another Mark. The Mark of total wins by last seasons team. Coach Bob a a Snake be grand steam has already shown drastic improvement Over last years 5-24 squad and wednesday the mavs will try to notch win number three of this Young sea son when Houston Baptist invades Texas Hall. The mavs came out shooting hot against oct but the chiefs rebounding gave Uta trouble. Uta shot an incredible 57 percent from the floor but weren table to manage As Many shots As the chiefs. Oct took a 58-44 halftime Lead. And never trailed in the second half. Hie mavs managed to Cut Dunbar retains classic Crown the 1977 Arlington classic basketball tournament More than lived up to its name saturday night As a record crowd or 3,784 jammed Utah a Texas Hall to watch the fort Worth Dunbar wildcats Edge the South Oak Cliff Golden is. 92-88, to successfully my their 1976 classic Crown. Quot to and it was a classic matchup As Well As the wildcats the states number one ranked team this season gained some measure of revenge Over soc for last yearns loss to the bears in the class Kaaa state finals in Austin. The wildcats were in command most of the Way. But could never quite pull away. Leading 23-18 Arter one Quarter Dunbar led by Only a single Point at the hair 44-43. But behind the inside play of 6-9 postman James Griffin Ana the outside work of guards cletis Hubbard Ana Lander Johnson the wildcats were not to be denied opening up a 70-64 Lead through three quarters and expanding that to As much As la Midway through the final period. With just Over three minutes left to play Dunbar began to slow things Down eating up enough time to end any Hopes tor a soc comeback. Johnson led Dunbar with 26 Points in the final game hitting to of 18 Field goal attempts. Griffin added 23 Points hitting eight of nine from the floor and seven of nine from the line. Hubbard chipped in another 20 Points. But the wildcats and bears had to survive the strongest Field in classic history to reach saturday nights championship game. Dunbar edged perennial wer Houston Wheatley 5-85, in saturday afternoons semifinals to reach the championship game. In the meantime the bears had to Down touted Elpaso Eastwood 89-71, to make the finals. Even the Consolation bracket proved formidable in this the Lith Arlington classic As fort Worth Trimble tech edged fort Worth Nolan 57-55 in overtime to win that title. It was the second overtime game of the Day for tech As the bulldogs edged Carrollton r. L. Turner 65-64 in the semifinals to reach the Consola Tion title game. Nolan reach the finals by eliminating the Lone surviving local team saturday afternoon. The Vikings dubbed Arlington a Colts 61-48, in the other semifinal match. It was die third loss in four games for Arlington. Saturday nights third Elace playoff game saw Louston Wheatley ease past Eastwood 72-84. The All tournament selections saw Dunbar a cletis Hubbard named most valuable player. Valuable Coupon automatic transmission adjustment tune ups. $q99 a includes a a Rood tatting a adj ring Bandi and linkage. Chalking Toru Mattlon w try la a Al a cleaning scream a f11 tar a into Ling maw pan a changing transmit non fluid with this and i Aaron s transmission Arlington Dallas Garland Dallas i of n Collins 3300 s Corinth 131 kinds Fly i too s Luck ii 265 1349 i72 4606 2714678 2911461 daily news photo by Jerry Hoefer classic tip a Arlington highs Stuart Hall 13 and Duncanville s Mark Echols 32 Battle for a jump Ball during second round action at the Arlington classic tournament at Uta s Texas Hall. The Colts Defeated Duncanville to open Consolation play Friday but then lost to fort Worth Nolan in the Consolation semifinals saturday afternoon. The Lead to 78-72 with eight minutes left but could get no closer. Miles Robertson led the Mav scorers with 24 Points. Robertson has now nit at least 20 in All three of the Mav games. The Maverick record dropped to 2-1 with the loss while the chiefs evened their slate at 1-1. Ter today. A see he was late for the game. Did no to get Here until about noon. That coach Myers was downstairs waiting for him when he finally got to the stadium and had a few words to say to him. But i guess they re not mad at Nim anymore now huh a _ an unidentified Texas stadium elevator operator. By Tom b. Turbiville one be too sure about that. The question being does breaking the All time Cowboy single game Rushing Mark timing the All a time single season touchdown record smashing his own All time Cowboy dash from scrimmage figure the longest run in the nil this season plus becoming the first Cowboy and Only the third nil Rookie Ever to prance for More than 200 Yards in a game. Does All that make Mem forget the tardiness the betting men Are putting their Money on Dorsett beating the rap. The Philadelphia eagles would have just As soon Tom Landry benched no. 33 for the crime. Most of those who done to dwell in a Cave know by now that the cowboys won the pfc Eastern division yesterday when the new York giants upset the St. Louis cardinals 27-7. That was in the sack by the time Dallas and the eagles were playing in the third Quarter. Dallas 24-14 Victory Over mias pm 19 14 267 72 164 171 433 243 26-13 32-18 2 2 5-40.8 9-36.4 2 0 11-65 5-55 i 2 s 4 p 7 7 3 7 24 0 7 7 0 14 a Dorset to a going to be the Best running pack in the game shortly a said Philadelphia a Bill Bergey. A the May be that now but anybody would be reluctant to put that title on a Dorsetti a fourth Quarter glory marked a comeback rom what had been a sporty Cowboy attack since use loss to St. Louis three weeks ago. A Sharp opening drive which ended with Dorsetti a 10th touchdown of the season was followed by Semi doldrums As die eagles tied it at 7-7 with Jawor skins 51-Yard pass play to Mike Hogan in the second Quarter. Dallas regained the Lead when staunch hit Drew Pearson on a 16-Yard route making it 43 straight games in which Pearson has made a catch. But the eagles came Back catching die Dallas defense asleep on a cinch lob from Jaworski to Harold Carmichael. That made it a 14-14 standoff until Efren Herrera sunk a 24-Yard Field goal late in the third Quarter. But All that took a Back seat to the 84-Yard record breaker which also tied Dorsett with Duane Thomas for most Cowboy touchdowns in a season la. A i Wasny to sure id go All he Way until the Las nerds but All that took a Back seat to the 84-Yard record breaker which also tied Dorsett with Duane Thomas for most Cowboy touchdowns in a season la. A i Wasny to sure id go All the Way until the last to Yards when i slowed Down i knew then they catch me. There Wasny to enough now with the touchdown record seemingly Only a formality away the next goal is becoming a 1,000 Yard Rookie. And one who will Only have started five games by regular sea songs end. Colt duo reigns Over regional cd meet it was a familiar sight at Vandergrift Park saturday morning As Cameron Bird and John Sauerhage of Arlington High finished first and second in that order in a Cross country meet. Only this time they were first across the finish line in the Region ii Cross country meet earning themselves a trip to next weekends state championship meet in Georgetown. Bird came racing Home first after covering the two mile course in 9 47. Sauerhage was just four seconds behind clocking in at 9 51. Philly simply iced the Host role in the first round of the playoffs come dec. 26. But Only the 60,289 patrons on hand at Texas stadium got the full grasp of Cowboy history in the making. This flip Wilson look a like from Aliquippa re wrote the Cowboy record Book in a single bound. The cowboys were stinging with a 17-14 Lead at in time and the stage was set for Philadelphia momentum when Dallas Butch Johnson made an ill advised fair catch of a Spike Jones punt on the Cowboy 16 Yard line. Such Long drives by Dallas had been few and far Between. On first-and-10, Roger staubach spun and Dorsett was at full Speed. Jay Saldi cleared the Only Gap that was needed and 84 Yards later the cowboys Bonus baby had on the longest from scrimmage Ever by a Cowboy become the Best single game runner the franchise has known. It set the mood for a Quarter packed with records. Just 74 seconds after Dorsetti a dash defensive end Harvey Martin Bear hugged Eagle quarterback Ron Jaworski la Yards behind the line giving Martin his 23rd sack of the season erasing the a year old sacks record set by George Andric in 1966. Another Page from history was ripped seven minutes later when Dorsett stepped nine Yards to become the first single game 200-Yard rusher Ever for Dallas. He joined the legendary Jim Brown of Cleveland and Tom Wilson of los Angeles in the exclusive club of rookies mastering the feat. Cowboy yardstick lit Downs Rush yes Foss yes total yes Poss comp int by punts Fum lost Pinal ties. Ham Dallas Cosmo summary Dallas a Dorton 1-run, Herrera mat. Phil a Hogan 51-pass from Jawor a Mike Mayer Kkt. Dallas a d. Pearson 16-pass from staubach Marrero kick. Phil a Carmichael 12-pass from Jaworski Mike Mayer kick. Dallas a Herrera 24-Fiaid goal. Dallas a Dorsett 84-run, Herrera kick. But the one two finish Wasny to enough to earn the entire Colt squad a trip to next weeks state meet. The Colts were fifth in the class a team standings with 184 Points. That was Only three Points behind third place Carrollton r l Turner and the top three teams qualified for the state finals. Some 700 runners Wert of hand for saturdays regional meet set to run in oth a and b classes for boys and girls. Also representing Arling ton in the class a girls division were the District 8 Kaaa Champion Volun Teers from Bowie. The Volunteer girls finished fourth in the team standings lust 22 Points behind third place North Mesquite. Highland Park won the a girls team title by a wide margin and Irving Macarthur was second bowies Sondra Childs came close to securing an individual berth in the state meet finishing 14th. Tile top ten individuals As Well As the top three teams qualified for state. Also finishing for Bowie were Ann Mathis 32nd Linda Waddle 44th Caryn rorie 54th, and Carolyn Holland 90th. Rounding out the top five for Arlington a boys squad were Ron Isbell 36th Doug Smith 57th, and Charlton Wilson 117tn. The class a boys team title was won by Richardson Pearce with the Low Point total of 82. Fort Worth Southwest was second with 111 Points. In the class b girls division Waco Midway won the team title with a Low total of just 19 Points. Midway had five girls finish in the top ten. Gatesville was Sec Ond with 59 Points followed by Robinson with 82. The class b boys race saw Boswell take the team title with 33 Points followed by Midway with 62 and Mansfield with 85. Pc Vional Champ a Arlington High s Cameron Bird is first to Cross the finish line at saturday s Region la Cross country meet at Vandergrift Park. Traders Paradice my sch Bact try us for Christmas bargains 2111 w. Division 461-6793 opening dec. I @ Hwy 360 amp galleria Joed s bomber a now at two locations announces a Quot new convenient location for you on Arlington s East Side the same Fine sub Marine Sandwich you be enjoyed at Jed s on Pioneer Parkway for Over 10 years is now available for you at our new location 2713 galleria or. Bowl hum. Open to Thi great Southwest area Call in order 649-8717 Semi allots in take out open 10am
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