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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - September 19, 1976, High Point, North Carolina East Carolina wins 23-14 wingless Wolf pack stopped by pirates High Point Enterprise Section c sunday sept. 19, 1976 by David Grimes Enterprise sports writer Raleigh the pirates of East Carolina cruised into Carter stadium saturday night with their masts High and swords sharpened and when the night was Over the visitors sailed away with a 23-14 Triumph Over n c. State. The Wolf pack was run aground by a Fleet of pirate backs who repeatedly broke into the state secondary and by a skipper named Mike Weaver who hit on half of his to aerials for 113 Yards the East Carolina quarterback also picked up 80 Yards Rushing to Lead his squad to its first Victory Over no. State in five years. A crowd of 49,700, the largest Ever to see a night game in Carter stadium gathered to watch the ships come in the pirates dropped Anchor with a 13-0 Lead at halftime added another Field goal in the third Quarter and stopped any Wolf pack comeback Hopes with an 80-Yard March in the closing minutes. Ted Brown former standout for High Point Andrews brought state As close As it would come when he scored his second touchdown of the night on a 14-Yard run Midway through he third Quarter to Cut the Gap to 16-14 Brown paced the Wolf pack attack with 83 Yards on 12 attempts while Johnny Evans also of Andrews had a frustrating night completing Only three of to passes for nine Yards and suffering one interception Evans was the victim of a surging pirate defense that threw him for losses of 34 Yards a Johnny was not prepared very Well by me for this admitted coach to rein. A defensively we played darn Good but we had to stay on the Field too much. Offensively. We tried to finesse people while we should have been running it straight at turnovers and execution problems plagued state for the third straight week the Wolf pack fumbled the Ball five times losing three and suffered one interception the pirate defense limited state to 102 Yards Rushing and nine first Downs. A i Don t want to take anything away from our Victory tonight but i done to think we played a Good game against state Quot said East Carolina coach Pat Dye a Awre made too Many mistakes had too Many penalties and left the Ball on the ground Way too much Quot the pirates still managed a balanced attack led by Raymond Jones with 54 Yards on 13 carries Willie Hawkins with 39 Yards on 12 attempts and Vince Kolanko with 21 on five quarterback Weaver accounted for the first score however when he took the Ball in from the to after see wingless on Ioc the yardstick ecu i b 3 1�?73 Nusu Ooi 1-14 ecu Weaver i0run con kick ecu leg Corwith 34 ecu pm Conal 31 Nusu Brown Toruno Sherrill Lack ecu pm comfy 24 no Sun Brown u run Sherrill kick i ecu mick4 Roo Conaty kick a 49700 pict flown 123 pawing Yard Saturn Yard Pasie punt Fumble log Pena Hiey Yard ecu Nusu 9 pushes Yard 71756 Mio in 5 5 Io-1 s-39 6 4 6 64 26 to 5 is-1 7 47 5-3 6 53 state quarterback Johnny Evans sacked by pirates former Andrews red Raider lost eight Yards on play a wire Hotoi Linc chalks up shutout by Sarah sue Ingram Enterprise sports writer Chapel Hill North Carolinas offence frayed the Gridiron cloth with one miscue after another but the tar Heel defense stuck Northwestern behind the proverbial eight Ball All afternoon Long for a 12-0 shutout saturday portable Shade in 90 degree football weather he centrals Walker Lee relaxes on inc sidelines i photo by or a petrel. Vandy edges Wake 27-24 the yardstick wok for 3 14 7 0 24 vane Oil 17 0 0 to �?27 vane Groet korur Martin kick Vanyl john�on3runimarmick wan of Meiy 31 Vanda Fig Martin i Wake my Donga id#2run i Maly kick Wake Negim i 9runmoly kick Wake Young 32 pan from Mcglamry Meiy Kicki Vand pfc Martin 25 Vanyl Wright i Runi Martin cd a 21.900 Wake Fartut butt Yard patting Yard return Yard Page punt Fumble toil penal Yard Vanderbilt first Dawn 22 16 is 27 is 254 123 to 40 5 20 i 5 -10-2 3 39 4 40 i 2 i 6 49 9109 Nashville Tenn i apr a Gritty Sophomore quarterback Mike Wright dazzled Wake Forest with his running and passing and scored a decisive fourth Quarter touchdown to lift Vanderbilt to a 27-24 intersection Al College football Victory saturday. Vanderbilt roared to a 17-3 first Quarter Lead but Wake Forest charged Back behind quarterback Mike Mcglamry and Fleet freshman tailback James Mcdougald to take a 24-17 margin in the third Quarter. In the fourth period. Varv in the last minute. Wake dyes Greg Martin booted a 25 Forest drove to the Vander Yard Field goal and Wright scored from one Yard out with la 12 left to end the scoring John Zelinski referee just miss Wake rusher still gained yardage Blit 23, but was penalized to the 39 for offensive holding Urban Eriksson missed a 56 Yard Field goal with eight seconds left on Vanderbilt s final touchdown drive Wright made the two crucial plays in the series he completed a 17-Yard pass to Martin Cox to the Wake Forest 20 and two plays later ran 16 Yards to the one Vanderbilt a first half scores came on to Yards by Adolph Grove and three Yards by David Johnson Martin added a 28-Yard Field foal Wake Forest scored in the second Quarter on 62-Yard run by Mcdougald and a nine Yard run by John Zeglinski the deacons final touchdown came on a pass play covering 32 Yards from Mcglamry to Steve Young Hob Hely booted a 38-Yard first Quarter Field goal for Wake Forest now 1-2 Vanderbilt evened its record at 1-1 Wright completed five of to passes for 110 Yards made key plays in two other scoring drives he hooked up with Cox on a 48-Yard pass play in the first Quarter leading Martin s so a Vandy on Ioc it marked the third straight Triumph chalked up by the unc sharpshooters and while a pair of Field goals and single touchdown were enough to add to the win column the Point spread could have been much much worse. Quot Carolina could have scored 60 admitted Wildcat head coach John font a but our defense did t let them. I thought our defense played one helluva game they had their backs to the Wall the entire game and showed a lot of class in stopping the Northwestern defensive unit could have applied for overtime after All its efforts deep in Wildcat territory the Northwestern offence did t help matters any since it crossed Midfield Only three times the entire game twice in the closing minute. The deepest penetration into Carolina terrain occurred on the last play of the game when Reserve quarterback Steve Breitbeil. Making his first varsity appearance. Was dragged Down at the 41-Yard line the wildcats obviously never threatened while that s about All Carolina did a threaten the tar heels could have scored three touchdowns in the first Quarter alone but two drives were stopped on the five Yard line and nether on the 14 two of Carolina quarterback Bernie Menapace s three first Quarter fumbles turned the Ball Over to the wildcats while the third ironically enough was picked up by unc tackle Tom Burkett for an 11-Yard gain the one time the tar heels did t Fumble the Ball away. Tom Biddie split the uprights with a 21-Yard Field goal for a 3-0 Lead neither team even threatened to threaten in the second Quarter As they tediously traded punts and turnovers until a series of Short runs by Mike Voight and a pair of personal foul penalties on Northwestern moved the Ball Down to the Wildcat 14 just before halftime but again the end zone was forbidden territory to the tar heels scoring seemed just As elusive at the Start of the third Quarter when unc drove to the 25 and missed a 44-Yard Field goal attempt but Bobby Laie s Fumble recovery two plays later gave Biddie another Chance and he made Good the 25 yarder for a 6-0 Lead still another Fumble recovery set up the Only Carolina touchdown and the final score of the Day when Bill Perdue fell on the Loose pigskin at the Wildcat 28 it took Carolina la plays to March 28 Yards with Menapace finally bulldozing his Way Over behind Center from one Yard out his conversion pass intended for Walker Lee was overthrown and there was to be no More scoring despite the yardstick Nort Nwe trn 0 0 0 0-0 nor ii Carolina j 0 9 m2 unc of Biddie 21 unc mfg b Odle 25 unc Menapace i run a�?41 too Nero hot Kern n Carolina fir Down i 22 run Yard 35 99 75715 pelting Yard to 96 return Yard i a Pat 9 2 4 t no punt i 35 s 36 Fumble loot 2 2 4 2 Pena ii a Yard 6-so 3-4s two More Field goal attempts by unc from Over 40 Yards out a i guess we set the tone for it when we drove the length of the football Field and fumbled on the five Yard line Quot said tar Heel coach Bill Dooley Quot we got stopped on numerous occasions and got. Our Heads Down a Little bit one person would break Down one time and the next time another person Wouida t execute Well but i thought our defense did a super Job. Forcing turnovers and giving us the bail this Side of the 50 numerous Carolina s defensive unit produced six turnovers including two interceptions and a Fumble recovery by Cal the unc offence by contrast was frustrated not Only around the goal line. But All Over the Field As not a single runner was Able to break Loose for More than to Yards Voi tit had the highest total of the Day with 79 Yards in 29 carries tar Heel Wayne Tucker 41 turns upfield after catch but Northwestern s Neil Little 29� is ready and waiting i photo by Chi Petree Over Blue devils gamecocks score easy 24-6 win by Paul Shinn associate sports editor Columbia. S c South Carolina s defensive players spent about As much time pounding each other in after tackle glee As they did sticking Duke runners saturday night in a surprisingly easy 24-6 Victory Over the Blue devils and when the defense Wasny to controlling its end of the Field the second string Csc offensive Backfield had As much Success in tile second Hall As the team did in the first in the no conference Over �?�1 match. J a near capacity a crowd of 52.207 made of the old stadium Rock As the gamecocks Pic ked / 71 up their third straight to n Victory without a loss that has t happened since 1967 and Duke was the third victim that season. The Blue devils did t offer the resist enee on offence or defense that they did in beating Tennessee a week earlier too Many times Duke went to tailback Art Gore up the Middle and while he gained the Dukes were too far behind for a ground attack k to do much Good us s line of Charles Barker Joe Mcgregor Tim Singleton and Bubba Shugart made sure of that using gang tackles Usu broke open a 10-6 halftime score the first time it had the Ball in the third backup quarterback Steve Swinehart sneaked Over i rom the one foot line after he had run 57 Yards on a keeper in what looked like a touchdown Boos greeted the officials when they marked the Ball just outside the goal Britt Parrish s extra Point made it 17-6 just As the fourth Quarter opened Swinehart who had taken Over for Hon Bass fired 36 Yards to Phil Logan in the end zone to make it 24-6 it was Only a 41 Yard drive following a Short punt and clipping penalty against Duke Duke s Vince Fusco who had a bad night with the foot missed a Field goal wide left from 31 Yards out As the second half got under Way earlier he had missed another and an extra Point Logan s reception tied a Gamecock school record for touchdown passes caught with la and that seemed to undo things for both sides interceptions on both sides occurred following the Long pass play and most of the final minutes were spent with the drum Section of the Gamecock band beating out the seconds tailback Clarence Williams and fullback Kevin Long wore Down the Duke defense in the first half leaving it up to the backup players to it put the finishing touches on Duke had Only two scoring chances in the first half and was successful on one that was when Gore went around these gamecocks on i of the yardstick Duke 0 6 0 6-6 South Ceronnie 0 i i 24 Sci Long 3 run i Par r us kick i so f cup Rrth n do of Eio in so Salt Ehy it run Berrti Skicki so Coyan 16 a rom so wharf Perrin ice a 52 217 Duke so Carolin f it Down is it a Rui Hev Yard 43 95 Aarn be my Yard 17 to return Yard i 24 Matvei 17-20 i i let i punt a ii a 39 f Qumbie Ion to 4 3 to penalty 2 to 4 4u sap wire photo

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