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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - October 4, 1957, Florence, South CarolinaMorning october 4, 1957 the Florence morn info. News. Florence s. C. Pagb7-a Ball won the race droves first baseman Joe Adcock strains of grab Ball for but at Yankees Harry Simpson strains to beat throw in sixth inning of yesterday s world series game. Simpson was tossed out by Pitcher Lew Burdette who made a Bare handed Stop of. Harry s slow roller toward third. A Pho Tom College football Pittsburgh Southern Cal Start off Grid weekend by Hugh Fullerton or. Associated press Printer a number of football players who la be performing on College Gridiron this weekend probably think there Aren t any games but Tough ones. Ask the boys from Pittsburgh Southern California Baylor Iowa Syracuse and West Virginia to name a few. But to match these there Are equal number of ranking teams which have had the satisfying experience of seeing supposedly dangerous opponents deflated by the Early doings in the season. Pitt and Southern California open the weekend program with a Fri Day night game in Las Angeles 7-0 loss to Houston. On the other Side three of the lop teams in the big ten face Riv als that looked somewhat tougher a few weeks ago than they do now. Michigan slate meets a two time Power California in this week s nationally televised game. Michi Gan encounters twice beaten geor Gia and Minnesota plays Purdue already beaten by notre Dame. Duke s Atlantic coast Confer ence favourites have a Long awaited game with Maryland Defeated fast week by North Carolina state. The . Stale Woi pack plays Clemson soundly beaten by North Carolina. That hardly could be called breather for i Lucr learn. Pitt tabbed As one in pre season mauling from top ranked Owa homa then travelled to Oregon this weekend include army Penn stale Washington stale Iowa Tennessee and Ohio state upset Eicr Icahn. Last still look Strong of the lasts Best cat Alissi Sippi state "n2k Washington respectively. Win a 6-3 Squeaker. Us playing Swift Oklahoma style football for coach Don Clark is a two game loser but those de feat were to Oregon state rated tops on the Pacific coast by a 20-0 score and 10-6 to Michigan one of four or five teams expected to fight it out for the big ten title. Iowa state showed somewhat unexpected strength in beating Den ver 10-0 and tying Syracuse 7-7. Now the cyclones face Oklahoma which has had two weeks to get ready. No wonder coach Jim my ers says preparations will concen trate on Kickoff returns blocking extra Points and goal line stands. Syracuse had Iowa state first and now meets Boston University 60-Point Winner in its opener and a team departing coach Buff Don Ell had expected to be his Best. West Virginia which had close ones with Virginia and Virginia tech now meets Wisconsin an other team which ran up 60 Points last week. In a saturday night game Bay Lor Winner Over Villanova and Houston by a touchdown each plays Miami of Florida which usually is rough and has had an extra week of practice since its Furman faces go colonials Greenville oct. 3 fur Man s Hurricane and the George Washington colonials will meet in Sirrine stadium Here tomorrow in the first Southern conference Battle of the year for Furman. In spite of George Washington s 50-0 Victory last season and its ultimate High berth in National rankings the teams enter the fray on an almost even basis. George Washington has been established As favorite in some quarters and Furman in others. Both teams Are looking for their second victories of the season. The colonials have a 1-1 record defeating William and Mary 7-0 in their opening same arid losing an upset 7-13 Battle to the Citadel last Friday. Furman knocked Oft East ten Nessee slate 13-7 before losing to Florida stale 7-27 and Villanova 0-20. The colonials will present a vet eran slacked Backfield including quarterback Kay umm a half backs Mike summer and Ted col a and fullback Dick Clamp Mil. Furman spending most of this week on ground offensive practice will offer the Southern Confer ence s lop passer in Fiill and its lop receiver in end Hay Siminsky. Linker has compel we 15 of throws and Siminski h n s caught 5 for 55 Yards. The Hurricane will have Bill Weir and i Lucr Jerry in land or Charles Gay halfback n n d Vlicky Llor Lon no p c n Insul was injured in or Clico Al most three weeks ado and missed the two Hurricane losses South Carolina Texas Navy North Carolina. Texas Christian Arkan Sas and Stanford Rice All of which could be real rugged affairs. Elsewhere the top ones include Florida state Villanova in the East Oregon stale Northwestern Kansas Colorado Nebraska Kan is slate Texas and Indiana notre Dame in the Midwest and Florida Kentucky Alabama Vanderbilt Virginia Wake Forest George washing Ion Furman and Virginia tech William and Mary in the South. Orange bowl pact signed Kansas City oct. 3 it fac ully representatives of Hie big eight conference today signed a new Orange bowl football contract providing that the big eight team in the bowl contest will be the Host in 1959, i960 and 19c1. The new contract first announced several months ago will permit the big eight s representative in the howl to participate in that Miami event in 1959 even if it wins the conference Tille in 1958 previously a big eight team could not play two years in a Row in the bowl. The present Orange bowl con tract Between Ine big Weichl and the Atlantic coast conferences ex-1 tends through Ian. 1, 1958. Reaves Peters executive Tor of the Loop said the left or of Iii tent plan was discussed Only briefly that no action was Lakenen it and some members Felt it should be considered in session with the athletic directors at the regular december meeting. Under the letter of intent plan a High school senior who signs a form saying he intends to enrol at a certain University forfeits his athletic eligibility if he attends an other school belonging to the same conference. 1-lc could however go to any school outside " e conf cry Cnoc and compete in athletics. The plan is used in the Smith Wisl and Southeastern conferences. Indians Tigs rated one two in Grid poll Columbia oct. 3 Orange Burg s indians a class a Power in a aaa league put some breath ing room Between themselves and second place Conway this week on the strength of Orangeburg s 25-0 Romp Over North Charleston. Orangeburg which plays seven class aaa opponents in a Row this season polled 144 of a possible 150 Points in weekly balloting by the 16 member United press Board of coaches. Conway got 134. Last week it was 140 Points for Orangeburg to 139 for Conway and in the five weekly polls so far this season the indians have been on top four times with con Way the Leader two weeks ago. Both Are unbeaten. Orangeburg is coached by Bil Clark and Conway by his brother Bob. There s no Chance for direct comparison of the two teams on the Gridiron since they Don t Plaj each other. Ten of the 15 coaches saw Orangeburg As the number one team in the state this week Anc none of them rated the indians lower than third. Conway got four first place Voles and Camden which was rated third with 105 Points got one first place ballot unbeaten Camden Winner Over Drehr and Florence on successive weekends jumped from seventh spot to third while Greenwood tied by Spartanburg last weekend slipped a notch to fourth. Greenwood polled 94 Points. Columbia is fifth with 75 Green Ville sixth with 60 Spartanburg seventh with 47 Droller eighth with 34 Florence ninth with 31 and North Augusta 10th with 23 Points. Others receiving votes included York and Charleston with 14 each Darlington 10 Gaffney 9 North Charleston and Beaufort 7 each Georgetown and Woodruff 4 each St. Andrews and Ridgeland 2 each and Abbeville 1. Orangeburg tackles Florence Friday night. The indians so far have whipped St. Matthews Charleston Columbia and North Charleston. Conway plays Loris this weekend. Mellow As Moonlight Loans personal household appliance Loans up to 12 months to pay if you need Cash see us your Small loan specialist Southern finance co. Ill w. If. Dial 1414 i. Do your Christmas shopping now while selection is Best during our annual layaway Sale open Friday til 9 p. M. 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