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Mexia Daily News, The (Newspaper) - November 12, 1970, Mexia, Texas Baylors Fine Performance Gets Good Play From AP Wire Service By HERSCHEL NISSENSON Associated Press Sports Writer Theres no such thing as a super team or is The author of the first part of that statement is Bill Baylor team gave top rated Texas all it could handle Saturday before bowing 21 14 on a pair of Steve Worster touch But he may get an argument from Bud Carson of Georgia whose next assignment Is second ranked Notre fresh from a 46 14 pounding of Let me emphasize that I think Notre Dame is the best team in the Carson said after Saturdays 30 8 triumph over Ive seen films of Ohio State and but I feel well be playing the best there is this Theyre in a class by the big news was Stanfords 29 22 come from behind victory over putting the sixth ranked Indians in the Rose Bowl Oregons wild 46 35 triumph over 9 Air Force which dropped the Falcons from the unbeaten and the broken left arm suffered by Mississippis brilliant Archie Manning during a 24 13 win over Stanfords Jim Plunkett passed for 268 yards and all four touch including a decisive 15 yarder to Randy 7 minutes and set a major college career record of passing Dan Fouls fourth scoring a 39 yarder to Bob and Ken Woodys 40 yard field goal wrapped up Oregons victory over Air which got three TDs from Brian Bream and a pair of scoring tosses from Bob Parker to Ernie Manning suffered his injury after passing for two touchdowns and an insurmountable lead for 13th ranked Mississippi over 18 The star quarterback was taken to Baptist Hospital in where he was to undergo surgery Directly across the street in Methodist Hospital is Coach John who was stricken with a mild heart attack last Joe Theismann became Notre Dames all time total offense leader with 381 yard per formance against Pitt 284 passing and 97 He threw for three Theismann really put on a show for the said Coach Ara As you we like to let Joes performance on the field speak for his qualifications for the Heisman His performance was With Manning Theismann probably is Plunketts chief third ranked Ohio State and 5 Michigan continued to share the Big Ten lead with the showdown coming up The Buckeyes struggled past Wisconsin 24 behind John Brockingtons three touchdowns while Michigan breezed past Illinois 42 0 as Glenn Doughty and Billy Taylor each scored rated swept past Iowa State 54 29 as Joe Orduna scored three touchdowns and Jerry Tagge passed for Seventh ranked led by Bill Montgomerys three overcame a 14 3 halftime deficit Eaihi NOVEMBER 1970PAGE 11 Wortham Sets Dads Night The Wortham Bulldogs will observe Dads Night Friday evening at Bulldog Stadium when Wortham hosts the Coolidge Yellowjackets in a district Coach Carl Peters Bulldogs will sit along the sideline by their who will have numbers on their backs to correspond with those of their The fathers will also be introduced along with their gridder sons prior to the Houston Astros Sell Ball Team HOUSTON AP The Hous ton Astros said Tuesday they had sold their Oklahoma City baseball with which they have retained a working agree a Tulsa business purchased the a tripleA entry in the American for an undisclosed He plans to keep the team in Oklahoma We have signed a twoyear working agreement with Dix said Spec the Astros general The Astros have operated the American Association team since joining the National League in With the sale of its Oklahoma City the Astros now own outright only one of their six minor league a classA team in the Florida State Twins Perry Is Named Cy Young Winner MINNEAPOLIS PAUL AP Any worry Jim Perry had about failing to win a 25th game was forgotten today when the Minnesota Twins ace was named the 1970 Cy Young award winner in the American Perry was leading 96 in his last start of the season against the Kansas City Royals when Manager Bill Rigney pulled him in the late The Royals rallied and Perry lost a chance at joining Bal timores Mike Cuellar and Dave McNally as 24game Some thought it might have cost the Cy Young award from the Baseball Writers Associa tion of The with Perry post ing a 2412 won their second straight West Division title but lost for the second straight year to Baltimore in the The award comes at an ap propriate time for He and his younger Gay lord of the San Francisco Gi will be honored 10 in their hometown of Williams for becoming the first brother combination ever to post 20 victories in the same The governor of North Caro baseball our former teachers and friends will all be there for Perry Brothers said and whipped Rice 38 14 to keep pace with Texas in the Southwest Tennessee heeded George Hunts 31 yard field goal with 15 seconds left to nip South Carolina 20 18 and 10 Auburn blasted Mississippi State 56 0 behind sharpshootlng Pat Heading the Second Louisiana States rugged defense stifled Alabama 14 9 in a match between the teams ranked llth and Arizona trounced San Jose State 46 10 with Bobby Thomas scoring three times but 14th ranked San Diego State needed a fourth period pass from Brian Sipe to Tim Delaney to edge Pacific 14 The losers John the nations 2 suffered torn knee ranked walloped Northern Illinois 457 17 Dartmouth hammered Columbia 55 the biggest victory margin in Ivy League and 20 Syracuse fought off literally Army 31 20 as two free for alls broke out in the clsoing Other whopping scores in cluded Southern California 70 33 over Washington Boston College 65 12 over Buffalo and North Carolina 62 63 over Wake Forest stunned Duke 28 14 for the lead in the Atlantic Coast Louisville knocked off Memphis State 40 27 arid won its way into the Pasadena Bowl as the Missouri Valleys representative and Kansas State whipped Oklahoma State 28 setting up next weeks Big Eight Shootout with WorthamCoolidge Battle To Top BiStone Area Gridiron Action One of the areas top games will be unfolded at Wortham Friday night at Bulldog Stadium when the home standing Dogs host Coolidges Yellowjackets in a league L from where your neighbor stands If youre not proud of what they give your home a lift with Certainteed Roofing Variety of distinctive Color Styled to harmonize with ypgr Made for yean of carefree And theyre fire Set us for complete Esti mates EUBANKS LUMBER 306 McKinney 5622162 The Bulldog Express hasnt been slowed lately and fans from both towns should find this game an exciting type of Wortham is putting on a bit of extra incentive for this rival filled contest by observing Dads The Fairfield Eagles journey into Deep East Texas for a battle with San Augustine in a non conference The Eagles could put some polish on an otherwise lacklustre campaign with a victory over the East Teagues Lions might have their hands full as they host Bryan Kemp in a 19AA The game will be played on Gregory Danny who won Central Texas honors in the 20 20 tie against Groesbeck last leads the Teague He and the Lions pit their abilities against the speed and quickness Tonite thru 6 More Days Rated G j of the Bryan Mexia of closes out its campaign at Athens in a 9AAA South Zone square but another fame which could have state wide repercussions is that contest which has Rosebud Lott facing state power There could be an upset in the making Blocks and Tackles column predicts a resounding upset with the nod going to Rosebud Lott not state rated 14 The Groesbeck Goats head for Madisonville and a date with the Both clubs have had a so so Groesbecks faithful following will be on hand to watch the proceedings and to cheer along their favorite the The Buffalo Bisons visit the Leon Cougars for 24A match Rivalry should make this a pretty fine outing with fans cheering on both The Centerville Tigers travel to where the Lions have been making all sorts of ominous Centerville fans will be on deck to help along the Tigers in this 24A ExNJC Coach Among Elite JUCO Mentors CORSICANA Spl Lee former head football coach and athletic director at Navarro ranks sixth among the nations junior college coaches for best coaching records of all according to the In 18 years as a junior college head Smiths teams compiled a lost record of 101 wins and 67 defeats for a with many of these teams sprinkled with some 15 All American products and players drafted in the professional Smith guided the Navarro fortunes from 1951 until 1967 he retired from active coaching to devote full time duties as chairman of the Colleges Physical Education Coming out of retirement this fall to serve as an assistant coach for new head coach Donnie Smith had earlier served a two year coaching stint at Hill Junior College in the 1948 and 1949 Players under Smiths tutelage at Navarro to go on for greater recognition in professional football include Karl quarterback of Los Angeles Rams Ray defensive end of Oakland and Bubba split ena ana kick off return specialist for the Buffalo Others are Harlan end for Louis Cardinals Eddie split end of Toronto Canadian Billy An quarterback of Los Angeles Rams and Ed running back for the New York 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