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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - October 19, 1953, Kingsport, TennesseeEngineers Irish tangle in year s biggest game coming saturday is filled with big Grid tilts us Cal Texas Rice Michigan Minnesota Battles on schedule by United press something is bound to give saturday when notre Dame the ration s no. 1 team meets geor Gia tech possessor of the nation s longest unbeaten string in a contest that is not Only the football feature of the week but the biggest game of the year so far. Georgia tech which has t tasted defeat in its last 31 games will be the underdog in the Bat the at South Bend ind., and the favored fighting Irish unbeaten in three games this year realize that they must snap the engineers Streak which dates Back to 1950 if they Are to insure their top Perch in the nation. Notre Dame holding a lopsided 14-2 Edge in the 16 games played Between the two schools pre pared for the Georgia tech meeting by beating Pittsburgh 23-14, last saturday while the engineers ambled Over Auburn 36-6. An interesting sidelight on next saturday s Duel Between the two titans will be the personal Competition Between All Ameri Ca candidates John Lattner of notre Dame and Little Leon Hardeman of Georgia tech. Michigan state Winner of 28 straight games puts another big Streak on the line for the Bene fit of punch less Purdue which has t won a game in four starts this season. Along with their 28th Day he thought grea1 Progress straight Conquest the spartans had been made toward getting will be shooting for their fourth changes in the baseball Laws i big ten conference Triumph. Southern California with visions of an ultimate bid to the Rose bowl will be favored Over erratic California in the feature game of the Pacific coast con Ference schedule while Texas and Rice tangle in the South West conference. The week s slate lists several intersection Al contests High lighted of course by the notre Dame Georgia tech game. In other such contests Kansas meets Southern methodist Penn state opposes Texas Christian Illinois faces Syracuse Arkan clean record list reduced to 57 outfits new York nation s elite list of unbeaten and untied College football teams was reduced to 57 to Day. Notre Dame Maryland Michigan state Baylor Utah Michigan and West Virginia were the Only major colleges included following losses last saturday by Urcla Duke Rice North Carolina Yale Prince ton Harvard and Wyoming. A total of 24 and initial losses of the year on saturday. Grid scores saturday s late col life grl6 East Fairmont 36. Concord Eva g. Morris Harvey 20, West Liberty 13. Tennessee Aie 13, West Virginia state 8. South Lenoir Rhyne 25. Guilford 14. North Carolina Ait 0. Shaw 0. Western Kentucky 28. Northeast Ila 0. Was Carolina 26. Western Carolina 7. Midwest Wichita 27. Drake 0. Wayre Miclon 32. Bradley 0. Murray Kyt 14. Evansville 7. Bluffton 18, Ohio Northern 12. Southwest Marquette 14. Arizona 0. Fab West Utah 40. Denver t. New Mexico 41. San Diego state 12. Montana state 20, Colorado College 0. Fresno state 47, Nevada 7. Minor Loop Bosses draft changes in baseball system Dallas up Texas league club owner Dick Burnett said to Stanford army sum play roles of giant killers Urcla Duke Rice were proud unbeaten teams last saturday by de corr1gan new Yolk Road to College football s poorhouse is paved with the remains of teams that thought they were brim Ming Over with wealth. Ask Urcla Duke and Rice. Here were three of the Best teams in the country All undefeated before they tangled with Stanford army and Southern methodist respectively. Today their Hopes of appearing in postseason bowl games were All but shattered. Proud Urcla a defensive Titan that had allowed just seven Points in ringing up four tories was the favorite to win the Pacific coast conference title and appear in the Rose bowl new year s Day. But Stan Ford one of the poor relations of the Loop beat them 21-20. Now Urcla is faced with the problem of having to whip the Southern Cal trojans when they collide nov. 21. Chuck Taylor s indians did it the hard Way too coming from behind on a 20-7 deficit. Unheralded Bobby Gar rett threw for All three Stan Ford touchdowns and converted All three. I be never seen a player dominate a game like Garrett said Urcla coach red Sanders. Garrett completed 18 of 27 passes. As for Duke the Blue Devis came a Cropper of army 14-13 i ,7 .7 a a Lupei i Muir that will give the minor leagues and now must Hope that Mary a Chance to survive. Burnett owner of the Dallas club called a meeting attended Over the week end by presidents and representatives of 23 minor leagues and representatives of six major league clubs. The minor leagues approved legislation that would give them a greater voice in the framing of baseball Laws bring about an unrestricted draft pay the play ers part of their Purchase or draft Price allow them to waive the draft raise the Price of the draft for the lower minors class b Down to re least and radio telecasts of Sas plays Host to Mississippi Marquette meets College of a and Kentucky clashes Ana be Villanova saturday night. League games in other big ten Battles Lea agreement aiming for its first conference ague Aei Kemem in minor league Shannon Breaks up Auburn Brannon Georgia tech halfback slaps Down a pass intended for Auburn s Jim Pyburn left end on about the tech 30-Yard line in first Quarter of game played at Atlanta a. Wade Mitchell tech quarterback lies underfoot. Tech beat a i Burn 36-6 a land will lose somewhere along the Way because the newly formed Atlantic coast Confer ence permits Oaly one team to play in a bowl. The army Victory was its most notable since the cribbing scan dal ruined its team three years ago. But the cadets just did nip the Blue Devis. Bob 1954 Kentucky Derby had to haul Down Duke s red porterhouse from mrs. M. E. Smith on the 7 after the latter person s Llangollen farm made Browns continue winning ways 30-14 rams upset Detroit 31-19 by Earl Wright United press sports writer new Cleveland Browns who have Otto Graham Lou Groza and the ability to take advantage of an opponent s mistakes marched into the National football league s fifth week today with the Only perfect record in the 12-team circuit. The Browns collected their fourth Victory and undisputed first place in the Eastern conference sunday by coming from behind defeat the Washington Rev skins their closest pursuers 30 to 14. Graham s 25-Yard touch Down pass to end Dante Lavelli touched off a 17-Point Cleveland spree in the last 12 minutes. In the rugged Western con Ference the los Angeles rams no Colt rates favorite for Kentucky Derby new York stunning defeat of porterhouse in the 000 Pamlico futurity pointed up the fact today there still is no standout 2-year-old who can be i rated Winter Book favorite for had run 73 Yards in the closing minutes. Rice had High Hopes of win Ning the Southwest conference championship and playing Host in the Cotton bowl. But South Ern methodist a better team than Many observers thought territory and create a revised i had other ideas and won it 12-7. That leaves Baylor still the team Victory meet ird Tana in the these amendments Are to be to beat to the Loop the latter submitted to the nati0nal swamped Vanderbilt 47-6. State each seeking its second conference Triumph and Michi Gan meets Minnesota in their annual Little Brown Jug game. The Missouri Nebraska game is the big one on the big seven conference slate for this Satur Day while Oklahoma meets cuffed around Colorado in the Samei conference. I other Midwest encounters that should games i Vulic Aiau Unai Davac convention in Atlanta nov. 30-dec. 3, and Burnett said he was confident of their being accepted by major leagues. Maryland Duke tied in acc standings Maryland and Duke top the attract attention conference foot Between standings in a joint occur Kansas state Pancy that is expected to ast mra rest of the season. Although Duke lost National Lustre in its 14-13 loss to army in new York saturday the Blue devils 2-0 conference Mark remained untarnished. Maryland undefeated and third ranked nationally blanked North Carolina in methodical fashion 26-0, for its second con Ference Victory. Wake Forest Dis posed of North Carolina state 20-7, in the Only other Confer ence action. Clemson and the son last saturday Hopes of South Carolina Bounce Back against awaiting their state fair gun n f 1 4-Nnnt _ _ and Wichita and Iowa state and Drake. Auburn coming off its beat ing from Georgia tech takes on Tulane in a Southeastern con Ference meeting while Florida faces Louisiana state and Ala Bama meets Mississippi state in Ether conference tilts. Texas and Baylor each unbeaten this season will play in a South West conference clash. On the West coast Urcla Defeated for the first time this sea state Stanford no. 1 team m the Pacific coast conference at the moment plays Washington and Idaho meets Oregon state. In Skyline conference encounters it s Colorado is. Utah state Denver is. Brignani Young Montana is. New mexi co and Utah is. Wyoming. I two ancient Eastern rivalries Are renewed when Harvard meets i Dartmouth and Princeton clash i is with Cornell while in other Eastern games army Battles co Lumbia Brown plays Host to holy Cross Pennsylvania opposes rampaging Navy Yale meets Colgate and Lafayette collides with Bucknell. Quantico marines whip holy Cross 17 to 0 Worcester mass. Orleans recent gift to notre Dame bruising halfback John Petitbon scored twice sunday As the Quantico marines More mature football team knocked holy Cross out of the undefeated ranks with a 17-0 Victory. Equipped with a 200-plus line and a crack passing combination in Johnny Fry and Bob Trout former Baylor stars the marines started wearing Down holy Cross Early in the opening period As soon As former Stanford Star. Bob Meyers place kicked a 22 Yard Field goal. Petitbon s touch Down smashes measured 19 to 10 Yards respectively in the third and fourth periods. And both of them were set up by Fry s 40 and 19 Yard completions to the glue lingered Trout. Game Columbia s. C., thurs swamped Georgia. Tech which has the longest undefeated skein in the games with two is in the uncomfortable position of having to face notre Dame the top ranking team in the latest associated press weekly poll. The rambling wrecks be ban warming up to their Mission by clubbing Auburn hitherto undefeated 36-6, while the Irish Defeated Pitt 23-14. This will be the top game of the week. Maryland shows no signs of cooperating with Duke in the Blue devils Hopes of getting a Post season bid. The terms Wal loped North Carolina 26-0. They still have to face a couple of rough customers Mississippi and Alabama in their last two games but they seem to be get Ting stronger As the year goes on. Michigan and Illinois Michi Gan state s two big threats to the big ten title both won sat urday As did the spartans All three against league opponents. Michigan turned Back North Western 20-12 the Zillini routed Minnesota 27-7, and state pulverized Indiana 47-18. State Back loses halfback Leroy Bolden of Michigan state holds his shoulder pads As his shirt hangs in front of him after he was., tackled by Indiana players Back ground in first period of game played at East Lansing Mich. Michigan state won 47-18. A a neat grab for the juvenile Crown when he copped the 000 Belmont futurity oct. 3. Then he let it slip from his grasp saturday at Baltimore when Joe Gavegnano s Errard King made a runaway of the Pamlico futurity. Errard King now has won six of eight races but saturday was his first Start out of new Jersey. The East View stakes at Jamaica wednesday May turn up a Colt who will Merit some titular consideration although porterhouse and Errard King Are by no Means out of the voting. Errard King still has some others to beat besides porterhouse who had taken six out of seven until Pamlico s stake. We eyes Southern title after upset win Richmond a. And Mary s Iron indians who expected to get Little More than pity out of the current football season sunday cast an Eye to Ward the Southern conference championship. The indians Only 24 in num Ber jumped what Likely is the biggest hurdle in their path to the Crown when they whipped Virginia tech saturday 13-7. Tribe coach Jackie Freeman used Only 20 players one for Only a single play and another for Only five. Afterwards the tech Mentor Frank Moseley said the indians Cut us to ribbons in the first half. They outhit out blocked out tackled and out desired the two indians who did most beat the gobblers were i quarterback Charlie Sumner and fullback Bill Bowman. I Sumner fired up the at tack with Brilliant running passing and punt returning set up both scores. Bowman made the touchdowns. The indians have four remain ing conference foes including George Washington Virginia military Richmond and Washington and Lee. West Virginia the league s Only undefeated and untied team has won both of its con Ference games to Date and has Only two left. At Best the mountaineers will end up with a 4-0 record. Ranked tenth nationally West Virginia kept its record spotless Friday night by drowning George Washington 27-8. The week end triumphs by the mountaineers and the indians reduced the list of teams still unbeaten in conference play to three. The third team is Furman Idle last week. Like fur Man has a 1-0 record in league play. Richmond s spiders climbed into fourth place by coming from behind to beat washing ton and Lee 27-19, for their think Loop Triumph against one Licking. I to form reversals have been Rule in Sec schedule Kentucky s 31-13 win Over upset of past week set up a three Way deadlock for first place by beating the previously undefeated and untied Detroit Lions 31-19. The san Francisco forty liners tied the rams and Lions for the Lead by rallying to defeat the Chicago bears 35-28. The leaders have 3-1 Marks. The Green Bay packers ended a three game losing Streak with a 37-14 Victory Over the Balti More Colts and the new York giants also snapped a three game losing string with a 21-7 Triumph Over the Chicago cardinals in other games. The Philadelphia eagles opened the week end card saturday night by scoring 17 Points in the last period to defeat the Pittsburgh Steeles 23-7. The redskins and Root ers had visions of an upset at Washington when linebacker Cloud s 28-Yard scoring dash with an intercepted Graham pass and Bill Dudley s conver Sion gave the Home team a 14-13 Lead with 12 minutes to go. The by Mercer Bailey Atlanta fans in the Southeastern conference would do Well to adopt expect the unexpected As their motto this season. About the Only thing certain is that 13 Sec schools Leloy foot Ball teams. Not once this ses son has a week gone by without at least one Surprise of major pro portions. Latest Eyebrow lifting develop ments were Kentucky s 32 to 13 mauling of Mississippi state and Mississippi s 45-13 thrashing of Tulane the team which held Georgia tech to a 27-13 margin the previous week. Earlier surprises in this Wacky season included Alabama s 25-19 loss to Mississippi Southern Louisiana state s 20-7 defeat of Tex As Georgia tech s 0-0 tie with Florida Mississippi state s 26-0 Conquest of Tennessee and a Burn s 21-21 tie with Mississippi state. After polishing off previously unbeaten Auburn 36-6, tech has a 31-game unbeaten skein. Alabama and Tennessee Usu ally contenders for National Hon ors and the Sec Crown struggled to a 0-0 tic saturday in their nationally televised game. Bama ran the Ball All Over the Field except into the end zone. Stiff defensive play by the vols and Alabama fumbles halted the tide s Superior offensive thrusts. In other games leu dropped Georgia 14-6, Baylor routed Vanderbilt 47-6 and Florida Over whelmed the Citadel 60-0. Tech is on top of the Confer ence standings with two victories and a tie. Mississippi tech s 1953 sugar bowl opponent is second with three victories and one de feat. Leu Only team except tech which has t been beaten this year and Alabama Are tied for third with one Victory and two ties each. Kentucky is fifth with two victories one defeat and one tie. No other team is above the .500 Mark. Vandy and Tulane have yet to beat a conference foe. Kentucky used ground Power and a Stout defense to Knock Mississippi state from the unbeaten ranks. Wildcat fullback Ralph Paolone was the Star powering 75 Yards in 14 carries and scoring twice. Kentucky effectively bottled up state s All America quarterback candidate Jack Parker. Tech took advantage of every mistake the too anxious Auburn team made and ran up a score which did not accurately indicate the relative strength of the two teams. But Bobby Dodd admitted his boys turned in their Best game of the season. Halfback Jimmy Patton scored four touchdowns in Ole miss i Romp Over Tulane. He tallied on i Kin sport times monday october 1wj1 Betsy totes Texas open tourney fort Worth Tex. Amateur Polly Ritey had to be Content again today with run Ner up honors in the women s Texas open Golf tournament bowing out to Phi Beta Kappa Golf ing scholar Betsy Rawls. Miss Rawls the steady Spartanburg s. C., professional who ousted defending Champion and sentimental favorite babe did Rikson Zaharias in the Quarter finals won the 36-Hole title match sunday. Bristol directors absent from Appy baseball meeting Pulaski a. Appalachian league will remain in business for 1954 although the status of some members remains doubtful. League directors and representatives from five of the six clubs in the class d circuit met Here sunday to study problems facing the league and to map plans for the 54 Campaign. Officials from Pulaski Wytheville Bluefield Welch and Johnson City were on hand for the meet ing. Bristol was the Only club not represented. Officials of the present Bris Tol club have expressed concern Over the situation in the Vir Ginia Tennessee City and have indicated that it is doubtful whether the twins will operate again next year. Browns move made official Montreal trans Fer of the old St. Louis Browns to Baltimore was cleared officially today following the Sale of the Maryland territory by the International league. A settlement awarding the International league for the Baltimore territory was completed sunday at a closed meeting Between i. Officials and officers of the american league s new orioles. Fights for bowl bids just about Page of history acc-big7makepact for Orange bowl Sec Only Loop wide open by Ben Funk Miami Fla. Wild scramble Tor bowl football teams was rapidly becoming a thing of the past today As the Orange bowl entered into a Pace with the big seven and Atlan tic coast conferences to Supply its teams for the next two years. Oklahoma and Maryland Are Strong favourites to dominate the two leagues and meet Here new year s Day in the first game under the agreement. The Orange bowl action Long expected leaves Only three major bowl berths open for competitive in the sugar bowl at new Orleans and one in the Cotton bowl at dal Las. Only the sugar bowl still lets both teams at random. The Cotton bowl picks one at Large to meet the Southwest Confer ence Champion. The Rose bowl is a closed corporation match ing teams from the big ten and Pacific coast conferences. The Field from which the sugar and Cotton bowls can choose was severely restricted by the Orange bowl s Success in timing up the big seven and Atlantic coast groups. Among the major conferences Only the Southeastern still is wide open for bowl bids. The Southwest conference runner up is available and after that the Choice is limited to the in dependents. The no. 1 inde pendent notre Dame last week squelched reports that it might reverse a Long standing policy against postseason games and take a sugar bowl bid. Mapp top scorer in a. Richmond Johnny Mapp scored two More touch Downs saturday in Virginia Mili tary Institute s 21-6 Victory Over Virginia to boost his Point total to 48 and take a commanding Lead in the state collegiate scoring race. Tied for second place behind Mapp Are de Elliott of Richmond and Tom Poland of Hampden Sydney each with 30 Point. Sugar Ray says Olson hits More often but not As hard As Turpin by Jack Cuddy United press sports writer new Ray Rob Inson the Foremost authority on messes. Bobo Olson and Randy Turpin said monday i lean to Ward however Ray warned that of Cepter pass and on runs of 6, 20 and 7 Yards. He also booted being Cut up by a head collision during every second of wednesday night s fight at mad two conversions. Close behind in Parade was Florida halfback Tommy Haddock. He hit for Quarter and sealed the Citadel s tip Maryville topped no More unbeaten in state redskins who had held Cleve land to a touchdown and two Groza Field goals in the first three touchdowns in the second three quarters still were with in striking distance at 20-14 aft defeat or Graham climaxed a 58-Yard drive with his to pass to la Velli. But guard Bill Willis of Cleve land s Alert defensive platoon ended Washington Hopes by re covering fullback Harry Dowda s Fumble on the Redskin 39 with six minutes to go. A few plays later Rookie halfback Billy Rey nolds ran nine Yards for another touchdown. In the closing min utes Cleveland recovered an other Redskin Bobble and Groza booted his third Field goal a 30-yarder. Norm Van Brocklin threw a 40-Yard to pass to end Elroy Hirsch and a 45-Yard to pass to end Bob Boyd and halfback Woodley Lewis scored on a 7ft Yard punt return As the ram s beat the Champion Lions before fans at Detroit. The bears took a 21-0 first Quarter Lead at Chicago but full Back Joe Perry led a forty niner rally with scoring dashes of 51, three and two Yards. Floyd Patterson is 3-1 favorite tonight new York Pat Terson of new York olympic middleweight Champion in w5z and now an unbeaten professional Light heavyweight was favored at 3-1 to beat tvs Bas com of St. Louis tonight in their television fight at Brooklyn s Eastern Parkway Arena. Patterson Only 19, has won All seven of his pro starts six by knockouts. Only Dick wag Ner went the distance with him. The More experienced Bascom has fought big name scrappers among his 24 opponents. They included sex heavyweight Cham Pion Ezzard Charles Dan buc Ceroni Bob Satterfield Cesar Brion and Jimmy Bivins. Death comes fast on the highways learn to drive safely Call j. D. Fleenor 2566-l Gren for the a Olson should be favored at 7-5 or maybe said the Slen Der sex Champion in the Gray flannel suit who retired and gave up the 160-Pound Crown last december. Sitting in his Busy Harlem cocktail lounge the Man who twice fought each of wednes Day s principals declared that Odds ranging As High As 11-5 were utterly ridiculous Over he continued it will be a Lively fight. I lean toward Olson because he is always a superbly conditioned athlete. He does t hit As hard As Randy but he throws a lot More punches. He s always after you but he s got a by the associated press Tennessee s last two unde feat d College football teams sagged o defeat Over the week end As Caryville College and came Home without the difficult target to Nail with sol aeon for the first time this ear. But the University of Tennesee won a moral Victory Al Hough Harvey Robinson said he was t satisfied with the vols -0 tie with favored Alabama. Vanderbilt today looked for Ard to Homecoming and hoped hat saturday s efforts a 47-6 Oss to Baylor would soon be for Otten. The always Tough Memphis Tate tigers stopped Tennessee ech 14-7 on the strength of a 9-Yard pass and run play from Ollie Keller to will Renfro. Tech Ohio Valley conference eader plays Western Kentucky j in the no. 1 voc game this week and. I Emory and Henry which played in last year s Burley bowl jumped Maryville from the Anks of the undefeated 7-0. Sewanee began preparations Oday for its saturday Date with Wabash College at Crawfordsville ind., after losing a 14-12 game to Mississippi College. It Sewanee s third loss in a Row. Id punches. I can t see Randy doing him much his fists. I know Turpin is having trouble making the weight. He scaled 171 pounds when he came Over Here to train. That meant he must take Oft ii pounds in a comparatively Short time. That s not Good. Why i remember Randy had weight trouble before our first fight in London Back in july 1951." but Turpin won that London bout and took Ray s title did t he Industrial commercial and residential wiring Ell Burner and Stoker service repair on any Type of Small appliances. Call Justin suitor m Clay St. Phone 2533 Nix it Huhm 131z-b compare our prices and terms Sam . Wine Lek Oil floor Furnace Complete with 1. Cirol tint fan 2. Worked draft fan 3. Safety switch 4. Automatic controls installed Complete Only f u m per month special Coal furnaces cmmik4 pm my i Eccl fir. For in it Kimii. Cup letter priced from to . Oil floor Furnace walk fun in Lori no Down payment m months to Pas Southern Sheet Metal works . La the Man with the hand painted Boxer on his Brown tie grinned and admitted he surely was Ray out of condition for that London fight he had just finished a tour of Europe then. He denied. I was in Good shape. Turpin beat me be cause i got Cut up in an Early round in a head collision and i could hardly see for the rest of the fight. No he did t butt me. Our Heads just came Robinson also suffered a badly gashed brow in the 10th round of their second fight two months later at new York. He was bleeding profusely just before he stopped Turpin in that same 10th session. How was it that an Ultra smart fighter like sugar Ray should be badly wounded twice in two months by head Colli Sions with the same Boxer sugar Ray has been rated generally one of the greatest All round fighters in ring history. The sex welterweight and sex middleweight Champ lost but three of his 136 bouts and knocked out 86 opponents. It s hard to he said. Turpin never moves his head to the Side when he comes to Gether with an opponent. And if you forget an instant and step in to hit him in the body he bends and there s a Colli . 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