European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Dec 4 1967, Page 16

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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - December 4, 1967, Darmstadt, HesseMonday december 4, 1967 the stars and stripes Navy weath 9-14 is Page 17 ise Philadelphia up inspired Navy built up a 19-0 Lead Over favored army an then held on for dear life against a blistering Cade comeback in the fourth Quarter to pull out a 19-14 thriller in the88th renewal of their storied classic saturday before 102,000chilled fans. Army trailing by just five Points was driving again when Navy linebacker Ray Decario recovered a Fumble on the Navy 20 with 4 32 to go. Navy succeeded in running out the clock after that for the first Winover army in football since 1963 and its first winning season since that year. Until army suddenly came alive in the third period it was All Navy As poised quarterback John Cartwright repeatedly picked apart the army second Ary with his precision passes and an Alert middie defense kept the normally High geared army offence bottled in its own territory. Touchdowns by Jeri Balsly and Dan Pike Navy s alternating left halfback a 29-Yardfield goal by John Church and a safety apparently had Nav Home free but with nine minutes to go army explode with two Quick touchdowns behind sub quarterback Jimo Toole. O Toole also hit Hank Elias rates win no. 1 of career Philadelphia a Navy coach Bill Elias said sat urday the middies played completed and won their second foot Ball season this year with their stunning 19-14 upset of favored army. The 4-4-1 record in the first nine games was the first season Elias said. The Grey haired Navy coach said he and his staff have been working Day in and layout week in and week out just planning to take army. This is the biggest win of my asked if he thought the Victory Over the cadets saved his Job Elias grinned i have no control Over that so i did t worry about in the army dressing room the saddened players heaped Praise on Navy s explosive first continued on Page 22 Apfl picks commissioner new York up Cosmo Yacovazzi 39, Scranton pa., has been named the new commissioner of the Atlantic coast foot Ball league. Navy moves Ball Navy used an aggressive beginning saturday and went on to hand the army a stunning 19-14 defeat. Jeri Balsly top clutches the Ball tightly in one hand As he plunges 13 Yards for the middies second touch Down. Terry Murray above picks up a firs Down in the first period of the 68th renewal of the classic As army s Ken Johnson 54 tries tomake a horizontal tackle. The game was played in Philadelphia before 102,000 fans. A photo Andrzejczak for a two Point conversion and it was anybody s game at that Point. Army scored its first touch Down on a two Yard run by Lynn Moore with 9 03 left. Two minutes later o Toole hit end Gary Steele on a 52-Yard pass play for a touchdown. Navy was a one touchdown underdog when it took to the near Frozen John f. Kenned stadium which Only 24 hours earlier had been buried underweight inches of Snow. The Field was in Good shape however and so were the middies. Moving with ease against army Cartwright directed the middies to a 10-0lead in the first period and built that to 17-0 at the half. Army got nowhere during that half As Cartwright consistently hit ends Rob Taylor and Mik Clark and flanker Terry Murray for key chunks of yardage which set up Navy s Early scoring. Cartwright playing his final collegiate game completed 19 of 29 passes for 240 Yards. Navy opened the scoring on Church s Field goal for a 3-0 Lead. Rick Bayer middies defensive Back then intercepted a Steve Lindell pass on army s first Down Rushing yardage passing yardage return yardage passes punts fumbles los Yards penalized army12 136112 127 8-27-1 19 5-392 15 Navy 25 188240 52 -29-1 6-260 17 45 and the middies needed Justine plays to score with Sophomore Pike ramming inform the one. A 15-Yard pass from cart Wright to Murray and a 12-Yard dash by Balsly were the key plays. Navy made it 17-0 on a 92-Yard drive in the second Quarter with Balsly a member of the Junior varsity at the beginning of the season sprinting in from the 13 with 8 05 left in the period. Cartwright s masterful mixing of his plays had army defenders befuddled As he hit Taylor for 13, Clark for nine and 11 and Murray for nine to set up the touchdown s much maligned de sense was shored admirably by three starters cornerback Jerry Motl and Jim Sheppard an safety Shelley Buttrill but it was the middies top Veteran i defensive end and team Captain Bill Dow who collected the final Navy Points when he tackled army kicker Nick Kurilko inthe end zone in the fourth then it was army s turn and for a while it did not see to come too late. After Van Evans returned a punt 35 Yards to Midfield o Toole came in to get things going. The cadets marched to a score in 11 plays with Moore going Over left tackle. A pass for two Points got its final to in an explosive manner. The cadets got the Ball on the army 48 i with 7 23 gone in the final Quarter and scored 30 seconds later on o Toole s masterful 52-Yard pass to Steele. J Navy ended the Campaign a now a rousing Success at 5-4-1 i while army concluded it second straight 8-2 season. Army 0 0 0 1414navy 10 7 0 219 Navy Fig Church 2unavy1 due 1 run Church kick Navy Balsly 13 run Church kick Navy safety Kurilko tackled in end zone army Moore 2 run pass failed army Steele 52 pass from Otoole Andrzejczak pass from o Toole attendance 102,000

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