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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - September 19, 1976, High Point, North Carolina At Lexington a she s the quarterback of Little league team by Phil Speaks Enterprise staff writer Lexington rats and Puppy dog tails and All the things that Little boys Are. That s the Way Little league tradition has had it that is until now. But look rather look to the future. There she strides in All the glory of pigtails and sugar and spice and everything Nice. The female she s taking her place in the annual autumn Ballyhoo. Take for example what s going on today in South Lexington. It in t hard to distinguish a a certain Little league quarterback the one that walks and runs the Field with an air of Grace Long hair flowing from beneath the helmet and a cute set of freckles is the yellow jacket play maker this year. And Shes As Good a quarterback As the team has had in the six or seven years coach Jimmy Johnson has been helping to direct the yellow jackets. That s right. The team has a female quiding the play this year and Johnson a Captain with the sheriff s dept., says she s no drawback either. A you can Tell her a play one time then she knows it Quot Johnson said. A then or handing off she is real smooth i reckon she s one of the Best i be Ever had. And i be been coaching about seven she obviously is As Good As one other quarterback in the league saturday a week ago the yellow jackets whipped Davis Townsend 19-7. Connie Groom is her name. What would prompt a girl to play Little league football9 a i did it on a dare Quot Connie Davidson is beaten by Colgate Davidson n a quarterback Bob Relph connected on a 51-Yard-pass to Keith Polito to set up one of two Pat Healy touchdowns As Colgate swept to a 17-7 win Over Davidson College in an intersection Al football game saturday Helph completed 12 out of 15 passes for 165 Yards and Healy ran fur it Yards in 23 tries As Independent Colgate upped its record to 2-0 before 3.510 fans Coigne set up its first score in the first Quarter when Ken Labelling blocked a Davidson punt at the Wildcat 45 and Colgate recovered at the 30 Colgate failed to move the Ball deeper but Jerry Andrewlavage made Good on a 44 Field goal attempt Colgate went 58 Yards in four plays on its next offensive Possession including Relph s sly Arder to split end Polito that brought collate to the four Healy ran from there for the score Colgate to 0 7 0-1/ Pavillion 0 0 7 0-7 col pm an it Drewia Aye 44 col Hea y4rueandrew Evanek Dev by Lei 7 run Roberti Aith col i aiy7runandfewlavagohita f int Downs rushes Yards Palling Yards return Yards panes punts fumbles lost penalties Yadi Colgate Davidson la si-17 a 165 23 12-16-0 5-37 3 3 s 82 to 4.1-83 81 to �-l�-0 135 14 i 15 Connie Groom from sidelines she s ready to go on offence i photo by y ii be fret said Back in the summer her father. Tommy Groom of Green Needles dared her to do it. A i did t think they the coaches i would let me play Quot she said but not Only did they let her play she bumped another fellow on the team for quarterback we kept asking ourselves we Ether we were making allowances for her because she s a girl a Johnson said of the discussions Between him and coach Carlton Sealey a but she is just that much better than any of the other Fellows on the team a a your team has a Good Chance to win the championship again this Johnson said Quot Silver Valley has a Good team Quot he said. A but we have a Good Chance of i flying against them although Connie said she Hasni to run into any harassment from her teammates Johnson said he has to keep an Eye on the boys that a not for fear what they might do to Connie but vice versa. A she s pretty Tough a a Johnson said. A she s been tackled a couple of times in play. She does no to drop the Ball like some of the sometimes some of the boys will get to feeling a bit too racy and try to tease her. Johnson said. Johnson said be has to stay Alert to see that Connie does no to Hurt any of the Fellows in resulting tussles. A she can probably rough up Many of the Fellows out Here Quot Johnson said Overall though Johnson said the boys have accepted Connie As one of the team and treat her just like any other teammate. Quot the first Day i set them All Downland had a heart to heart talk with Johnson said Quot i told the boys i better not catch any of them treating her any different than any of the other Connie says she really likes football and plans to continue playing next year when she goes to Central Davidson Junior High school. A i would like to play quarterback there Connie says. That May cause a Little family friction however her father said he has a son who plays fullback for the school and that the son vows he will quit if Connie goes out for the team Cavaliers lose by 14-0 Charlottesville. A Aid a tailback Jim Kruis and fullback Keith Firman combined for 297 Yards saturday As William and Mary s indians ground Down Virginia s intrastate rival Cavaliers 14-0 in an inter conference football game the indians off to a 2 0 season s Start for the first time since 1971. Left new Virginia coach Dick Bostwick still looking for his first Victory As the Cavaliers suffered their second setback of the 1976 Campaign and their Lith in a Row Over two years Kruis a Junior from Lancaster a. Scored his thud touchdown of the Young season As he romped Lur 133 Yards on 22 carries fimian. A Junior from Virginia Beach chipped in with 164 Yards As he handled the football 34 tunes altogether the indians out rushed Virginia 335-114. Getting the Well Over half their yardage Between the Cavalier tackles. Kruis scored on a five Yard run in the final minute of the first period and wide receiver Tom Butler registered William and Mary s other touchdown Midway the third period hauling in a 13-Yard pass from quarterback Tom Rozantz. The second touchdown was set up by the running of Kruis and Finnan who brought the Ball downfield from the indians 21 in a drive that consumed half the Quarter. William and Mary might Well have won by a wider margin but the indians were stymied by two fumbles one at the Virginia to. Two pass interceptions and several untimely penalties an illegal procedure infraction Early in the fourth Quarter nullified a 24-Yard Field goal by Steve Libassi and Libassi missed on his second try from 29 Yards. William and Mary s mistakes kept Virginia within striking distance through three quarters but a Fumble and two pass interceptions prevented the Cavaliers from getting on the scoreboard late in the first half a Cavalier bid to gain a halftime tie was turned Back by free safety Joe Agee who recovered a Fumble at the Vav amp a 15 at the end of an 18-Yard pass play from Quarter William a Mary 7 0 7 0 Irgida 0 0 0-0 a fam a Kruis 5 run Libassi kick Wam a Butler 13 pass from Rotanti lipase kick a -26. Too Wam be Downs 20 12 rushes Yards 166-335 41 114 passing Yards 75 93 return Yards 77 78 passes 3-6 2 St 7-2 punts 4 46 8 47 fumbles lost 3-2 3-1 penalties Yards �?�104 3 35 ladies ethnic Solf shoes 18.95 Nanc Golf shoes 29.98 values to $50-$55 tred la leather Tennis shoes ladies or men s Reg. 26.95 o.20% tred la Canvas Tennis shoes ladies or men s Reg. 19.95 c.,20% in Tennis no warm ups Cut 30-511% 11 Day service on restringing i Tennis of Krock Smolik Catir Adon from United dairies my wast Merit St. Creamier pm. 2vm7m j . Set. 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A division of electronic Mart 1612 n. Main High Point . Georgia Blanks Clemson Clemson so. Apr georgias defense sometimes called the Quot junkyard dogs Quot stopped Clemson a two scoring threats inside the 20 and Matt Robinson fired three touchdown passes to propel the ninth ranked bulldogs to a 41-0 win before 41.100 fans and a regional television audience saturday Robinson who did t even Start came on after first stinger Ray Goff put the bulldogs ahead 7-0 on Georgia a fifth play with a 73-Yard run around the right on an option play Robinson had Only 22 Yards in six runs but connected on six of nine passes for 166 Yards his scoring strikes went 85 Yards to speedster Gene Washington nine Yards to Steve Davis and 36 Yards again to Davis wide open on the six in the third Quarter. Vince Dooley the Georgia coach said his team was a Tough in the clutch we had did have a shutout and those Are rare these Days a we did silence the Cannon Quot referring to the gun Clemson cheerleaders fire after Tiger scores it was the worst defeat of a Clemson team by Georgia since a 55-0 game in 1920 the win was the second a Row for the Southeastern conference bulldogs while Clemson fell to l l Georgia 7 to to 14�?14 Clemson 0 0 0 0�?0 to a Golf 73 run Leavitt kick a davis9passtrom Robinson Leavitt kick Gay of Leavitt 31 Gay of Leavitt 47 a -washington8spassfrom Robinson Leavitt kick Gay David 36 pan from Robinson Leavitt kick Gay a�?41,000 High Point Enterprise sunday september 19. 1976 3c Maryland rips West Virginia Georgia Clemson first Downs i rushes Yards 63-320 passing Yards 182 return Yards 48 passes 7 14 1 punts 2-41 fumbles lost 2-1 penalties Yards 39-150 to 0 to 19-0 739 3-3 5-45 3 2� Morgantown. Viva. And a West Virginia found out saturday it s what s up front that counts in College football. The mountaineers who used a potent running attack and Ball control offence to Power their Way to a 9-3 record last season ran up against a Brick Wall saturday afternoon in the form of Maryland s offensive and defensive lines tenth rated Maryland physically dominated the smaller less aggressive mountaineers whipping Wavu 24-3 before an overflow crowd at Mountaineer Field. Sparked by the running and passing of Slick Junior quarterback Mike manges and Slippery tailback Steve Atkins the terms quickly grabbed a 21-3 Lead and never let West Virginia within striking distance. Quot we just did no to hit them and just did t Block them Quot said Wavu coach Frank leu defeats Oregon state Baton Rouge la apr Wingback Carl Trimble scored on a 42-Yard run and a 37-Yard pass As 16th-ranked Louisiana state beat wingless Oregon state 28-11 in College football saturday night leu. Which shot into National prominence last week by tying top ranked Nebraska was in control of the beavers from the outset Oregon state s Only scores were a 25-Yard Field goal by Kieron Walford after a Fumble at the leu 35 and a two Vard run by quarterback Kyle g Rossart s with 44 seconds left. Cignetti after he suffered his first defeat As West Virginia coach. Quot they Are a very physical talented team they were just too Strong for us on defense and our defense just could t contain manges and Atkins a those two were awfully Cignetti said. Quot it s not too often that you see two players As Strong and aggressive in one Backfield like they not Only did Maryland turn in an overpowering Backfield performance but both their offensive and defensive lines dominated the Mountaineer fronts West Virginia s normally dangerous ground attack could gain just 25 Yards Rushing against Maryland s massive defensive line the terms offensive line opened holes All afternoon As Maryland generated 303 Rushing Yards and a total of 422 Yards manges rushed for one touchdown and 68 Yards and threw a scoring Aerial while Atkins rambled for 133 Yards and another to 0 Atkins rushed for 32 Yards on tour carries to set up manges touchdown run in the first Quarter after Mckenzie kicked his Field goal Atkins made it 14-3 with 3 28 to go in the first half by Rushing 15 Yards around right end Maryland West Virginia 7 14 0 j 24 0 3 0 6-3 mar manges2 run i Inch Rokick Wavu Fig Mckenzie to mar atkmsl5run Sochko kick mar White 32 pass from manges Sochko kick mar mpg Sochko 22 a�?35.107 Maryland West Virginia f int Downs 24 9 rushes Yards 67 303 30 25 Palling Ards to 132 return Yards 8si til passes 9-13-1 12-19-2 punt 5 34 743 fumbles lost 2 2 1-1 a penalties Yards 6 76 6 45 Chicks transmissions 2922 s. 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