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San Antonio Express (Newspaper) - September 10, 1973, San Antonio, Texas
Johnson stopped cold Romr Unson from right with football is stopped for no gain by tack Carl by n buddy eiders 70 and Bruce Bealor 53 and wranglers nip Toros 19-16 by John ii Ines staff writer Oklahoma City utilized a fake Field goal to drive in for the winning touchdown Early in the fourth Quarter and Edge the san Antonio Toros 19-16, in the southwestern league football professional football league title game before fans at Alamo stadium sunday night. The game was a True championship con test As the Toros changed the Pace of two us Section monday september 10, 1973 h Page 1-b Karl o Quinn s morning line Memphis wins evens series of no things were going along just Fine for Texas longhorn Fatis until last week and suddenly. Hap sports illustrate times along and slips pm a Mickey by no Only picking Llic hums in win the National championship but putting said prediction on the cover. I to. Voted for Texas As the nation s number one team no Ito lung ago but i d like in withdraw that vote now. After ibis. Hie May not even win the Austin City championship. I m not hit1 superstitious Type and i Ilon t or liver in ii sex. But jinxed arc another matter and the cover of sports is definitely a inv. It s not infallible of course but it s astonishing How Many limes the subject of the is cover comes a Cropper within a week or two. Texas has Felt the result of the Jinx before As Long ago As the the decade ill which the Magazine came into existence. To lie nastily Hounsl about it sports illustrated probably picked Texas just to be different. Everybody else seems to be picking Southern Cal or Ohio slate. Another example of is s penchant for lying to haul one out of a hat is its ranking of Tail aug in 17th position. Houston Florida when the Southwest conference tour hit the University of Houston Campus the writers hogged Down a bit. Except for he Houston scribes the tourists just weren t familiar with the Cougar personnel. Names such As Leonard Parker Marshall Johnson Curyl Mcgallion and Robert Othlin just did t ring Many Bells with the typewriter operators. It might have been of course thai Alliey were still punchy from the night before but this unfamiliarity with the clogs is a very real problem and it s the. Reason the Lour stops at Uii now three years before it begins play for the football Lille. Houston publicist Ted Nance believes that some Florida writers should have been brought in to Suli for us. They d be much More familiar with he cougars than we were he says and he s right. The cougars have played every team in the Southwest conference except thu and sum Bill none of them except Rice since in contrast the Florida majors have appeared on Ull s Sale every year. In one season they played Florida Florida stale and Miami. They be also played Tampa Back when Svic fans thought it was a Junior College. Too bad the cougars Aren t in the conference race this season. The picture is already confusing and icy could make it even More murky. Lust As a guess i d have to rank them second or third hut Lack of previous performances against the entire league would make it nothing More than a guess. A Potpourri Arkansas in perhaps repeat perhaps the worst shape of any of the Svic teams plays four non conference foes who had an aggregate record of 27-18-1 last season. Other Tough slates Wlong to Baylor whose opponents had a 27-19 Mark and Rice Wilch takes on Houston and notre Dame. Thankfully the owls also play Montana. Thu s foes were 28-19. Sum halfback Alvon needs Only 33 Yards to become the leading sum rusher of All Lime. Kyle Rote is the current Leader Ullh Yards hut Maxson has already run for Texas and Jacksonville stale opening game opponents morning line Page 2b Karl o Quinn express sports editor the Memphis blues squared the Texas league championship series sunday night with a 3-2 Victory Over the san Antonio Brewers. The two cams take the Field for the third time Mon Day night with Jim Kern 11-7 scheduled to pitch for the West division Champion Brewers and Jackson Todd Li-5 on the Mound for the , Kingpins in the East division. Sunday s game filled the Texas league s Winni Gesl Pitcher san Antonio s kick Sawyer against the Loop s Best earned run average Luis scr. Sawyer was 18-5 with a 2.81 aka in the regular season while Tim Luran was 1u-7 with a 2.58 earned run Mark. Juran struck out it Brewers walked Only two and gave up five hits As he went the distance to pick up Hie Victory. Sawyer fanned eight walked two and allowed seven hits in 62.1 frames before be ing relieved by Vince Colbert who retired four men in a Row. Juran gave up two runs to Hie Brewers in the third in Ning but then retired 15 men in a Row before giving up a two out bunt single to Duane Kuiper in the eighth inning. Juran then got Joe Azcue to Force Kuiper at second base and set the Brewers Down in order in the lop of the ninth. San Antonio a late charging team All season Long May have made its mistake by taking an Early Lead. The Brewers got two in the third Frame. Rob Belloir walked went to second on Alvin Mcgrew s bunt single intended to be a but was then picked off second by Catcher Ike Hamp ton. Joe Azcue doubled pro football at a glance Thun Day i Lamca Dallas 2i, Friday s Gimei Kansas Clov St. Louis j do Roll 3j, new England 21 los Angeles 3b. San Francisco 10 slur Day Oakland 17, Bullaro 7 Cincinnati a Green Bay 10 new York hols 21, Cleveland 10 new York jots 16. Philadelphia 13 Pillsbury a 19. Atlanta 0 Minnesota 24, san Diego 14 Mew Orleans 14, Houston 10 sunday Dall Moro 17. Denver 10 Washington 17, Chicago regular begins sunday Atlanta Al now Orleans 2 . Baltimore Al Cleveland 1 . Durato at new England i . Cincinnati at Denver 4 . Dallas Al Chicago 2 . Detroit Al Pittsburgh 4 . Houston Al new York giants. I . Los Angeles Al Kansas City 4 . Oakland at Minnesota 2 . Is. Louis at Philadelphia i . San a Mccoal Washington i . San Francisco Al Miami 1 . Moral in Sim new York jets is. Green Bay at Mil Waukee 9p.m. Mcgrew Home with a shot Down the Power Alley in left Center Field and then scored himself on Gary Ratliff s single. Juran began his string of 15 straight outs by fanning a nay Covert for the third out however. The blues tied it in the Bot Tom of the third. Rich Puig forced John Lisco who had singled to open the inning at second base on a fielder s Choice and then scored on Jeff Anderson s double. Anderson took third base when the Ball got past tial Liff the Center fielder for an error and came Home on Benny Ayala s sacrifice Fly to left Field. Terry Senn tallied the win Ning run in the seventh inning when he walked went to second on a sacrifice and romped in on Puig a triple off the dead Center Field Wall. That chased Sawyer but col Bert finished the game with three Groundnuts and a strikeout. A pitifully Small Croud of 841, the smallest in Good weather this season watched the proceedings. Memphis of r h by Sun Antonio Pulo a Andron u avoid do Ellms in hot plan c i Ogle it Horlick scan is Jill mcgrc1 a 1 0 Kulper 25 3011 Ajcuc do 7010 Roll Ltd i 4010 Covert in 1000 Monroe 3b to 2100 n Werni Iii 2010 Belloir is u 1 7 2 of i 4 1 1 402 4 1 1 4 0 1 400 300 300 in a 700 31 2 san fun Limo 002 to 000-2 Mari ilm 002 000 lox 3 e rally it. Lor san Antonio 4. My mems 5, 2b Ajcuc Anderson s Hallums Cusco. Of Avalo. Kun incr. In h r Erbb so Colbert to 0000 v 5272 we Sawyer. A-8j1. Redskins rip Chicago 17-3 Washington a the Washington redskins Over the Hill gang stopped the Chicago bears cold Sun Day night to Cap their National football league first Downs passing Yards return Yards passes punts fun bees lost dears Rcd skins 34 14 39151 66 145 0 39 7-161 7-13 1 439 1.1 co exhibition season with a 17-3 Victory. The redskins scored two touchdowns in the first half of the nationally televised game and added a Field goal in the fourth Quarter. Their defense contained the rears and stopped them dead on their Only touchdown scoring threat. With remaining in the first half quarterback Bill Kilmer tossed a 25-Yard touchdown pass to Hoy Jef alone in the end a play set up by a 20-Yard run by Duane Thomas. In the second Quarter the skins closed the door on Chicago when Rookie Mike Hancock blocked a Bobby Joe Green punt on the bears 28. Hob Brunei after difficulty picking up the Ball ran 11 15 Yards Inlo the end zone for a touchdown. Mike Bragg subbing for injured place kicker Curt Knight booted a 17-Yard Field goal in the fourth period. The bears Only score came on a 45-Yard Field goal by Mirro Hodur with remaining in the game. The Victory gave the redskins a 5-1 record in the preseason the Best for Coachi George Allen in his three years in Washington. It set the state for the defense of the National conference championship with the season opener against the san. Diego chargers next sunday. Chicago s record for the exhibition season is 3-1-2. The bears open against the Dallas cowboys. The bears Only real Opportunity for a touchdown came Aller the second half Kickoff on an 11-play drive in which quarterback Bobby Douglass led the team downfield from his own 20. But Douglass fumbled when he tried to run the Ball after a missed second Down Handoff on the five Yard line. After the Ball was Jarrot Loose by linebacker Chris Hanburger it was re Covert by the Hodskins Brig Owens Chicago 0003 washing Lon 7703 Wash Jedi son 25 pals com Kilren Dragg kick 15 return of blocked or htck1 first Downs Rushing Cordoue Possing yardage return yardage posses punts fumbles lost Yards Leonall cd of 18 238 to 48 6-141 3-40 1 42 a 16 i 1s9 0 919-1 earlier games and led the wranglers for 22 minutes and 13 seconds after a 19-Yard scor ing dash by Royce Johnson late in the second period. After Ken Cooper s 33-Yard Field goal try went wide to the right Oklahoma City started its winning drive from its own 20 with left in the third period. On the first play quarterback Mike Jones hit flanker Nathaniel Fowler for a 36-Yard bomb to the Toro 44. Oklahoma City got one More first Down before the Toro defense braced linebacker David Munden tackle Ron Carroll and linebacker Mike Garner threw Jones for an 11-Yard loss Back to the 34. After big de Williams burst 13 Yards to the 21, leaving fourth and four Craig Wiseman went Back for a Field goal from the 29 that would have tied the score 16-16. However Holder Kenny Ray got up and sprinted 18 Yards before being run out on the Toro three and Williams went one then two Yards Over right guard to score. Wiseman s conversion attempt was partially blocked by Carroll but the scoring was All done with remaining. The Toros last gasp was a 62-Yard by Steve Laidlaw to the wrangler six with left. But a personal foul on the Toros moved1 it up la the 23 and three plays later Jones sprinted 23 Yards on a Roll out to Midfield to wrap it up. Johnson burst 19 Yards on a draw through a huge Gap in the Middle opened by buddy eiders of Oliver and George Gaiser to give the Toros a 16-13 Lead left in the half. That drive covered 80 Yards after Mike Montgomery who had three impressive efforts against the wranglers this year inters copied a pass in the end zone. Oklahoma City at first held the Toros and Ladin Law had to punt but an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty on the wranglers kept the drive alive and moments quarterback Luz Pedraza hit flanker Mike Carroll for a 38-yarder to the 19, Carroll running the last 11 Yards right to left after latching on the to the Ball. Bobby Williams of Oklahoma City ran the opening Kickoff Back 71 Yards to the Toro 30 and the wranglers were on the boards inside four minutes Williams going Over the right Side from the four on the seventh play Wiseman made it 7-0 with just gone. However this time the Toros fought Back and closed the Gap to 7-6 when Pedraza hit split end Don Burrell in full stride in the e end zone for a 37-Yard touchdown. A High snap ruined Cooper s extra Point try and left of holding a one Point Edge with left in the first period. Wiseman kicked Field goals of 16 and 27 Yards the next iwo times the wranglers had the Ball making it 13-6 with five seconds gone in he second period. Montgomery smacked Jim Calip for a six Yard loss on a sweep Back to the nine for the big play when the Toros held Oklahoma City Afler a holding penalty gave the wranglers first and goal at the six. Wiseman s first Field goal resulted. Cooper toed up from the 10 to make it 13-9 with to go in the half. A 20-Yard pass to tight end Roger Gill carried to the 28, then Curley wallers broke off at the line for 19 to the nine before Oklahoma City held the Toros to six Yards in three plays. A gang lacking defense led by Munden Carroll Johnny Mata Macon Roe her Johnny Holland and Marc Allen making his 100th Toro snarl held de Williams to Yards in 21 carries. Roemer twice led Llic efforts which threw Williams for rare one Yard losses. The Toro Boosler club awarded most valuable player awards to Munden and Burrell As the defensive and offensive players selected by their teammates. Oklahoma City finishes the year 11-1, while san Antonio winds up 7-3. 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