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San Antonio Light (Newspaper) - September 10, 1973, San Antonio, Texas Pasier Chulch feels loneliness of defeat Jyre Juarez "1 Don t he said. De William s scored f my Ihn 7 Oklahoma City champs 19-16 Byre Juarez f for what seemed a very 10ng time after the fans abandoned Iho stands Cgeorge Pasterchick sat alone ill Alamo stadium staring into the air and pondering his Fate. The san Antonio Toros who Pasterchick coaches had just lost the southwestern professional football league championship to Oklahoma City by a score of 19-16. The wranglers did it with a come from behind rally during which they scored the Only touchdown of the second half. Pasterchick hesitated when asked about the turning Point of the game. "1 Don t he said. Then Reading he could not escape Pasterchick uttered the words that will serve As the Toros epitaph. I guess it would have to be that fake Field goal. It was t really a fake they got a bad snap from Center. That gave them the momentum to he said of the incident that led to the v wranglers winning touchdown. The Toros who ended the Campaign with a 7-3 record and lost a league Pennant for the first time in their illustrious history were in the thick of the bitter struggle with Oklahoma City for three quarters. They came undone however when okie fullback de Williams scored from the 2 to put his team ahead to stay at of the final period. The Toros morale took a sound thrashing when Williams scored and they uneventfully gave up the Ball on their last two possessions. A partisan crowd appeared confident of Victory after David Munden Ron Carroll and Mike Garner sacked Oklahoma City quarterback Mike Jones for an 11-Yard loss to leave the wranglers with a third-and-17 situation at the san Antonio 34. The 6-3, 255-Pound Williams hammered for 13 Yards to put the wranglers in excellent position for a Field goal by Craig Wiseman. A successful attempt would have tied the score at 16-All-but that was t the Way things were to happen. The snap got away from Holder Keni Ray at the 29 and the wranglers defensive Back retrieved the Ball found the Toros napping and sprinted is Yards to a first Down at the san Antonio 3. Williams got one Yard on his first attempt and the last two on his second Effort As the wranglers noose tightened on the Toros necks. Wiseman s extra Point attempt was partially blocked by Carroll but Oklahoma City had its three Point advantage. Two Awe inspiring punts of 51 and 62 Yards by the Toros Stephen Laidlaw which served to keep the wranglers on their own Side of the Field did nothing to Cool the spirited foes. Oklahoma City moved stubbornly upfield to douse san Antonio s Hopes for a comeback. The Toros held a 16-13 Lead at the half and could have had san ammo Light first if Texas in uni first in Texas Community service 1-c Allen names Kilmer no. 1 Abby Union press incr National Bill Kilmer will be the Man who la try to carry the Washington redskins to another super bowl berth. That was Washington coach George Allen s decision sunday night after the redskins completed an impressive 5-1 preseason Campaign with a 17-3 Romp Over the Chicago bears. Kilmer who took Over last season when Veteran Sonny Jurgensen was Hurt and carried the redskins to the National conference title will be at quarterback next sunday when the redskins o o a a Washington. 770 25 pass from Kilmer brags kick 15 Clum of tracked kick Bragg kick Fig brow 17 Chi Fig r ode r 45 statistics bears redskins la Rel dawns 14 16 rus lies cards 35-mz 39-154 passing Yards return Yards defensive end Lyle Alzado. 77 of Denver chases Colts quarterback Bert Jones l during Broncos Colts game head Over heels r for is then knocks Yard him passes punts push los lost Peno Mies cards 66 0 7-16-1 6-35 1-1 6-s3 us 38 7-im 439 of 863 Baltimore 370 Denver 300 Den pc Turner 19 Boll Fig Hunt 17 Stevrer 8 pass from Jones Hun kick Den Moses 8 Doss from Johnson Turner kick my Scholl 3 run Hunt kick statistic first Downs rushes Yards passing Var is Relur Yards passes punks fume los loss Penn Les words Cotla Broncos 20 11 43203 2481 117 in 8 1422.0 9-23-1 1-0 11 j5i 1-12 open the regular season against san Diego. Kilmer threw a typical Kilmer pass an off balance and wobbly 25-Yardcr to Roy Jefferson for the first Washington touchdown and Bob Brunei scooped up a punt blocked by Rookie Mike Hancock on the 15 and carried it in for the second to. Chicago coach Abe Gibron became the first of what probably will become Many to criticize Allen s selection of Kilmer. makes a different team of said the outspoken bears coach. In the Only other game sunday the Baltimore Colls with Rookie Bert Jones leading a t68-Yard March and Lydell Mitchell plunging Over from the three with just 11 seconds left downed the Denver Broncos 17-10. Favored Ali in Best shape Ever Inglewood Calif. Up Muhammad Ali pronouncing himself in shape for the first time in my attempts to pick up the pieces of his sagging ring career tonight against Ken Norton a Well muscled sex Marine who beat the former heavyweight Champion months ago. The Odd makers have in stalled the 212-Pound Ali of Cherry Hill n.j., As a s-2 favorite in the 12-round re match at the forum Here. The fight is scheduled to Start at put. The fight will he screened locally on closed circuit to starting at . At municipal auditorium Fraser has forecast a crowd of Between and to see what could turn out to be the finale of Ali s famous boxing life. Ali admits that if Norton 205, beats him in his Peak condition it s time for me to in their first meeting also a 12-Rounder, at san Diego March 31, Norton scored a split decision Victory pro Grid standings new York jell Miami Boll More new England Buffalo american conference Eaileen division we t Pel. My. 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Houston 10 sunday sect. Baltimore 17, Denver 10 1 Washington 17, in Loonos regular season begins sunday sept. Is Baltimore at Cleveland. I . Buffalo at new England i . . Del Roll a i Pittsburgh 4 do. Houston at new York Glons. , Losano Etest Oah land Al Minnesota 2 . Is. Loul sat Philadelphia 1 . San Diego of Washington i . San Froncisco at Miami. . new York jets is. Green it Newcombe dons Forest Hills . Up while the men who would like to control the game argued among themselves in the bowels of the West Side Tennis club stadium sunday the people who really the of nothing but the magnificent men s final in which John Newcombe of Australia emerged As Champion. Newcombe winning Here for the first time since his Amateur Victory of 1967, had underlined the right of a Man to play where he chose to play. He had faced the finest Field Tennis has seen this year and he had conquered in the final 6-4, 1-6, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3, Wimbledon Winner Jan Knees. Playing in Only nine tournaments this year while the majority of the starting Field of 124 men had been traipsing the Globe since january new Combe proved a Man could shun that grind and still win the prestige As Well As the that goes with the . Open Crown. Sunday kodes underlined the fact that he was truly one of the Best players in the world. In this final he had Newcombe Down two sets to one before the australian put together a surge which the 50 year old West Side Tennis club stadium had rarely witnessed. Fighting for his life in the fourth set the 29-year-old Newcombe squared matters As the flow of his service and All round Power dragged kodes Back to even terms. And in the final set Newcombe achieved he vital service break in the fourth game when a backhand Down the line gave him break Point and kodes netted a forehand Volley. Newcombe served for the match in the ninth game and firing thunderbolts he led pm w69 5icv 69 a3 70 Greer Dewitt a7-72 Orin a lunch 3ob of Csor Loson Rudolf it Orr Hinson Ross 25 of 72 65-71 lob 6971 -70 Ja-71 of Graham Arry 69 -280 67-716974 Ferrill Ron 67 74-73 74 2 Bunky 66 72-7 1 of 1-71 -67-72 lob 3obe i Chi Broa Chuck 3ert Mori we Mccullough 3wi Collins Greo Edwa refs Allen 72-7j. 290 74 68 7j-76 .291 1 17 a Corgi in Ilyin 72--3s3 Masscro Vale Terry 7569-77-73 Ruce 19 Points of their own had a 33-Yard Field goal attempt by Ken Cooper just prior to the wranglers winning March been successful. Oklahoma City s Bobby Williams returned the opening Kickoff of the game 70 Yards to the san Antonio 30 to ignite a scoring drive that was capped when Williams hammered Over from the 4. Wiseman followed with the extra Point and the wranglers held a 7-0 advantage. Toros quarterback Luz Pedraza look his teammates 72 Yards in just four plays following the Kickoff. A 37-Yard pass to Don Burrell completed the March but Cooper s extra Point kick sailed under the Oklahoma City ahead. Jimmy Calip came up with the wranglers second Long Kickoff 61-Yard put the Ball on the san Antonio 19. The going was More rough however and Wiseman had to Boot a 16-Yard Field goal to make the score 10-6. Oklahoma City took Possession when Ray a Pedraza pass and seven plays afterwards Wiseman added a 27-Yard Field goal to put the wranglers ahead 13-6. San Antonio rallied to take the Lead at that Point. Cooper kicked a 10-Yard Field goal with remaining in the half and just under six minutes later Pedraza threw 38-Yards to Mike Carroll to set up a 19-Yard touchdown run by Royce Johnson. Johnson s dash was followed by Cooper s extra Point that gave the Toros their 16-13 Lead with left in the opening half. Johnson was the Rushing Star of the game with 98 Yards on 15 carries while Williams led Oklahoma City with 83 Yards on 23 attempts. Oklahoma City. 10 3 0 Sanantonio. 10 0 0-14 statistics Oklahoma City son Antonft rest Down 16 -16 Rushing Yor dose j9-Zb Poss no Yor doge return yardage _ passes 5-13-1 pulls we fumbles lost 1 words pen Allied 4-41 p7-i4s 1st 0 9-18-1 major league 2-c hogs bears face 3-c College football 3-c once Over 4-c Brewers blues go for momentum by Galen welln1cki monday will be momentum night at Keefe Field when the san Antonio Brewers and Memphis blues collide in the third game of their est of five Texas league championship series. Each team has claimed one Victory in the series which started saturday after three Conser Viive rainout. San Antonio claimed the opener by a 3-1 margin while the blues followed the five hit pitching of Tim Juran the Loop s Era Leader during the regular season ioa3-2victory sunday night before a disappointing crowd of 841 fans. Whichever team claims monday night s game will need Only one Victory in the final two games to win the championship. San Antonio manager Tony Pacheco will try to get the Brewers Back on the winning path when he sends 11-7, 2.97 Jim Kern to the Mound monday night. Kern posted a 2-0 record against the blues during the regular season. His pitching opponent in the . Battle will be Rookie Jackson Todd 6-5, who was signed by the Parent new York mets off the University of Oklahoma Campus in june. Todd has Ano-2recordagainst san Antonio. After a Shakey Start Juran who had a 12-7 Mark during the regular season held the Brewers to just one hit a bunt single by Duane Kuiper Over the final six innings of sunday s game. Of had trouble controlling my breaking stuff in the Early said Juran. "1 had t pitched in ii Days and it Juran. Who retired 15-straight from the third through eighth innings struck out 1 and walked Only two. It was his first Victory in Throe decisions against a san Antonio team that has captured 11 of 16 meetings Between the two. He pitched a Fine has Good a disappointed Pacheco said following the game. He became More effective and we just could t hit the Brewers who have Only lost 21 of 72 Home starts this season scored both choir runs in the third inning. With one out Alvin Mcgrew reached base on an infield single. Mcgrew came Home on Joe Azcue s two out double to left Center Field. Azcue scored on Gary Ratliff s single to give the Brewers a 2-0 Lead. The blues Hen tagged losing Pitcher Rick Sawyer who was the Loop s winning est Pitcher during the regular season at i8-5, for two runs in the Bottom of the third. Richie Puig reached base on a Force play. He scored on a double by Jeff Anderson and an ensuing error by Center fielder Ralliff who mis played the Ball. Anderson Brewer Box san Antonio . 4 Kuiter a. 4 . 4 . 4 a. R. H. 31. Coyer a. 4 00 Monroe. 3b. 300 . 300 Newman a. 300 Belloir is. 200 totals. 31 2 5 0 0 i 1 1 1 Memphis a. N. H. By. Pulg.2b. 4111 Anderson it. A 5 1 o 3011 . 3010 he Melon a. 4 0 1 0 . 3000 . 2010 Serin is. 7100 . 2010 totals.27 3 7 2 Sanantonio. Of 000 Memphis. 302. 000 Iff. Antonio 4, Memphis 5. Aricue Anderson. S-4-Tallums, in hrs Robbso Sawyer 6737 3228 Colbert 11-30000 1 Juron 9 5 2 2 2 ii . Who reached third As a result of the error came Home on Benny Ayala s Fly to left. The blues chased Sawyer and scored the winning run in the seventh. With one out Terry Senn walked advanced to second on a sacrifice and scampered Home on Puig s towering triple to deep Center Field. Sawyer was replaced by Vince Colbert who recorded the final out in the seventh and retired the Side in order in the eighth. Sawyer who struck out eight and walked two allowed seven hits and was Able to escape Memphis rallies in the second and sixth innings. The loss broke a four game san Antonio winning Streak at Keefe Field and was Only the Brewers fifth loss in their last 31 Home dates. Looking ahead to tuesday s fourth game Pacheco will probably Start Eric Raich 10-9 against Memphis Wayne Kirby 6-2, who is the Only blues hurler own a 2-0 record against san Antonio Kirby and Bob Bartlett the losing Pitcher in Fil urday s two of Only six pitchers to have shut the Brewers out during the regular season. Weiskopf hits Mark Akron Ohio up Tom Weiskopf s earnings for the year Are past the Mark now but the reason he beat Jack Nicklaus to win the world series of Golf had nothing to do with Money. Weiskopf put it Best when someone asked him what was most important about his sixth tournament Victory of the year. It s called Pride. It was very much of a personal goal for he said. Of just thought i be had such a tremendous year and it would mean so much to me if i could beat Jack who s the greatest player in the game. I really wanted to beat him. And i think that was the difference of Why i played Weiskopf did that holding off a superlative charge by the Golden Bear shooting a four under Par 66 and collecting the Winner s Check witha36-Holelotalof 137. Nicklaus his former Ohio state teammate Long time Friend and Winner of More major Golf titles than anyone in history finally faded in the stretch to finish 69-140 and tie Johnny Miller who had a 67 sunday for second place. Tommy Aaron was never a Factor in the Classy four Man Field of major champions and finished last with 73-149. The decision was settled on the huge Slick greens of Firestone country club where Weiskopf who says he has t had a bad putting week since acquiring a new Putter in May one putted eight Nicklaus blew himself out of it by missing a couple of one of two feet and the other two and a half. Nicklaus and Miller each earned and Aaron received for the tourney. Civitan leaders Dallas upi1 Lordina scorers in a n _. 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