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NCA second Udin pick by H:iM
ry Grayson' find HouMon. Ohio
Lute and Norton. Iowa, at ends,
Maac, Missouri, und tiwsast'.
Northwestern, tackles; Mctoe,
Duke, und Dye, Georgia, guanls;
Goodc, Mississippi iflnte. center:
Meredith, SMU, quarterback; I in '
coin, Washinuton State, and observer, La Grand, Ore., Fri., Nov. 27, 1959
nicnois. Iowa Mate, mi dicks.
and SpikeK, TCU, ful)ack.
Third team selections:
M.'McKeever, Smithrrn Califor
nia, and Burford. Stanford, en ls;
I i un.iw 'vi i nmuwu a ,i,iiun m i.ini yrcit" n line idiiie.
'Medford Seeks State Title
Against Jefferson Tonight
TCU. tackles; Terrell, Mississippi.
and Burrell, Illinois, guards; Hob
Peterson, Oregon, center; ' l.cok,
Illaik Tornado was a slieht favor-
I ite to'lay to do something no
Mlchtsan Mate, quarfrback; , n;ia (lom, 1()r . h, game
Mooty, Arkansas, and ( ollins., h(,; jt.n.rsn of Portland,
Texas, halfbacks, and Horner,, .,ht. ,w unytcn, untied pow
Virginia Military, fullback. ers nJ.liL. ;i, Multnomah stadium
Oregon's great quarterback.
Dave Gruzz. received an honorable
mention selection bv Grayson.
tonight for the slate A-l title in
a game MiJfurd ha been point
ing lor since it dropped a 21-7 de-
Tlie weather outlook was fair
and cold with easterly winds.
Mrdford has beei to Ihe finals
three times in the past four sea
sons, including this year. In 1U56
Marshfield walloped M e d f o r d
Medfonl has a hefty front line
with a "pony" type backfi?Id.
y North Powder
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ion to bo all th' way. JJ' .
g the list of ret urninc ''--J
are Barry (iekler S-i f ''.,' 4"w
Henderson 5-9. G-kler S'.'.'t !
By NEIL ANDERSEN
ObMrvvr Staff Writjr
NOHTII f'OWPKIt Siciali
"If wv don't win the champion
ship we will make the champim
fight for it. They will have to
hust'c to beat us." is the wav
Badger coach J:.ck McGoldrick
sums up his team's chanc s.
The most valuable asset the
Badgers possess is their experi
ence. Six letteruvn are on hand
for practice but only one of Hum
is a senior. Th' team l:cks cx
cetioi.al heiht. has rniv average
sccd but have tin hustle and d
termination to go all th- wa
rnd Henderson were named to the
all-tournament tiam last year.
Gekler will be the club's floor
leader and H ndeison will be th"
Badgers fait est man. Gekler is
the only senior on the sqind.
The Badgers boast five juniors
and five srphomores and give in
dication they'll be rnrd to beat, if
not this yetr then n-xt year.
Rick Henderson '5-lt. Gerald
Dudek 0-0 Dennis Patterson iS-101
and soohomore Dennis Williams
6-0) are the other returning
Non - letterman junior Donald
Nice '5-61 h-ads the list of po
tential strength on ' the bench.
Forrest Green 5- , F-l Powell
S-9'. Larrv Pearson i 0,' and
Paul Pearson 6-l are the trp
reserves.' Paul Pearson could b
a valufhle asset to the Badger
crew with his sdded inch ' over
Dudek and Larry Pearson.
The team is shorter than last
year but only two men were los!
by graduation. The club's top
rebounder, Charlrs Croon. Is gone
McGo'drick Is beginning hi S"C
ond year " at the Badaer' ke'm.
He Ud his tenm to (ifth spot in
Longhorns Win, Will Represent
Cotton Bowl Agsinst Syracuse
By TiM VORIARTY
UPI Staff Writtr
While some folks nursed holiday
indiges.ion, officials of the Cotton
.Bowl licked their chops today
over the completed pairing for
their New Year's Day game top
ranked Syracuse vs. fourth
The Longhorns won the right to
represent the Southwest Confer
ence in the Dallas classic by turn
ing buck 'a lighting Texas A&.M
team, 40-17. Thursday in one of
'he greatest thrillers in the (Ki
year history of this storied series.
Texas, a 10-point favorite,
picked up only one first down in
he first half and left the field
at intrrmission trailing 10-0. A
pair of touchdowns by Mike Dow
dle enabled the Longhorns to oien
a 14-10 lead early in the final;
quarter but the Aggies went1
ahead again o.i quarterback Char-1 K I !
ley Miistead's second tnuchdutrn IIIUd LIUIId
be one of the best of the post
season classics, matched only by
a possible meeting between second-ranked
Mississippi and third
ranked Louisiana State in the
Sugar Bowl. Ole Miss reportedly
will- accept a berth opposite LSU
in New O: leans if it whips arch
lival Mississippi State as expect
Pennsylvania aid Virginia Mili
tary also celebrated Thanksgiving
Day by wrapping up conference
titles. I'enn won the Ivy League
crown by gaining an uphill 28-13
victory over Cornell while VM1
surprised Virginia Tech, 37-12, in
a showdown clash for the South
ern Conference championship.
Cornell was leading Pern, 13-0.
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i V : 'aumy
pass of the game a five-yard
t lip to end Jack Kste:
Then, with less than 2'j min
utes remaining, quarterback Bob
by Lackey c!imae.l a 75-yard
march by sneakirg out from the
ore for the Longhorns' winning
Syracuse Sends Sc:uls
Syracuse, whicli acceple.l a bid
to the Col ton Bowl almost tuo
weeks ago, sent scouts to Thurs
day's game. However, head Coach
Darrell Koyal of the sLonghorns
admited "we haven't scouts Svra-
cust jnd Lankly I haven't even
read much about them."
111? t'utto.l Bowl game should
LONE SENIOR Barry Gekler eyes the basket for a
free throw during a practice session at Powder Valley
High School. The Badgers have an unusual combina
tion of youth and experience on the squad. Gekler was
named to the Tu Valley League tournament team last
year. , , (Observer Photo)
Joe Kidd reigns ?.s "King of
the Hill" at the Blue Mt. L?ncs
out will encounter a serious ehal
!tnce from B b Herrmann when
the two meet in a special match
game Friday night.
As a special feature following
the Kidd Herrmann bout. Herr
mann will meet Bob Fowler top
junior Dowier in tne area
.prcial match game.
Kidd is currently averaging 171
in competition to Hcrrman j 179
Kidd knocked off Don Chadnick
in last week's action. The match
will get under Way at 6 45.
Fowler is averaging 165 pjns
per game in junior Icasue com
petition. Last week he rolled
243 game and a 578 series to
set Ihe stage for the special match.
DJ-.TIiOIT 'UPI 1 The Gre?n
Bay Packers scored 21 ooints in
the fiist 22 minutes to defeat the
Detroit Lio::s 24-17 Thursday in
the second game in a row where
the Lions lost while outgaining
Detroit tollcJ up 354 yards to
212 for tiie Packers aid had 21
first downs to only 12 for Greon
But the Packers took advantage
of th C2 fumbles for two touch
downs aid a field goal, and
marched 65 yards in six f I a s for
another 10 beat the Lions for the
seco d time this seam.
La.t Sunday. Detroit lost to the
Chicago Bears 24-14 while gaining
more than double the yardage
Chicago could muster.
Lions Take Lead
Detroit got an early lead Thurs
day with a tield goal sei up when
Pill Butler fumbled the Lion
opening kickoff and Dick La Beau
recovered for Detroit on the
Green Bay rolled back with the
ensuing kickoff to score, then
added another touchdown less
than two minutes later after John
Dittrieh recovered Terry Burr's
fumble on the Packer kickoff.
Don Kasso Is Scoring
" Head For Oregon State
CORVALLIS U PI Sopho
more tailback Don Kasso was the
top scorer and total offense leader
for Oregon State's football team
Kasso gained 551 net yards
rushing and passing and scored
40 points. Wingback Hon Miller,
a junior, was high among the na
tion's leaders in kickoff returns
with 453 yards 0.1 15 returns.
in the third quarter when the
Quakers caught fire behind quar
terback George Koval, who tossed
three touchdown passes to sink
the Big Red and perhaps save
Coach Steve Sebo's job. Penn fin
ished its season with a 7-1-1 rec
ord its best in 12 years,
a Title Elude: VPI
Quarterback Howard Dyer also
tosed three scoring passes aid
plunged for another touchdown in
tiring v .Ml to its runaway victory
over Virginia Tech, which was
championship in 3D years. Ptr Flftll
North Carolina turned in the i Ol lit I II
most explosive exhibition of the .
holiday by handing the Duke Blue,f5rri Ttl6
Commission Denies Oil
Lease On Waterfowl
Ground In Lake County
I The Oregon State Came Com-iwoud Francolin appeared from
mission denied the Humble Oil her nest with 13 downy chicks
i 'Jompany's application for an oil
! exploration leuse on some 4,500
I icre3 of the Summer Lake water
j owl manasement area in Lake
County at its regular meetins
: unt Friday. -i
Althciiiih all safeguards pos
sible had been incorporated irtthc
'ease, the commission felt that
he possibility of harmful en-,
roachment still existed which
could result in-, damage to' both
A'uterfowl and marshland vege
P. W. Snyder, stale game direc-to.-,
speaking for the commte
.ion, said that the game commis
sion was not opposed nor unfav
orable to oil leasing as such, but
Aas convinced that the people of
'lie state would be served best
Ly the guaranteed protection of
the waterfowl marshlands at Sum
Negotiations by the Humble Oil
Co.- to cbtain oil hasing rights
n Lake county from the Sum
mer Lake vallev to Lakeview
lave been in progross for somej
time. The waterfowl manage;
ment area constitutes only a small
bit of acreage in the over-ail
easing block. '
' Mixed Up Grouse
It's a slightly mixed up grouse
bat will begin laying eggs in
the middle of the winter and rar-
;r still to have a successful hatch
with all youngsters doing fine.
But that's exactly what happen
ed at the Hermiston game farm
if the game commission. Roy
Dickinson, game farm manager,
.eports that a Francolin grouse
imported from India several years
igo began to have family desires
cbout mid-October. . The grouse
iyed a complete clutch of 14
eggs and began setting on Octo
ber 26. On November 18 the
Devils their worst defeat in 30
years, 50-0. Fullback Don Klochak
sparked the Tar Heels with two
tcuchdowns, including a M3-yard
runback of the second half kick-
Three touchdown gallops by
Bernie Dailey carried Colgate to
a 33-14 upset victory over Brown;
Richmond turned two William &
Mary bobbles into touchdowns for
a 20-12 victory over tiieir ancient
rivals; Wichita spoiled Tulsa's bid
for a share of the Missouri Valley
Confe.cr.ce Lt'.e by upsetting
the Hurricane, 26-21; Washington
State rolled to a 32-18 victory-
over Houston, and Jerry Hill's
two touchdowns helped Wyoming
Clank Denver. 45-0.
Billy Hunter Gets
Edge In TV Fight
NEW YORK il'PD Slender
B:lly Hunter of Detroit is a slight
1 1-10 favorite to beat Argen
tina's Alex Miteff again tonight
in their return heavyweight con
tenders' TV fight at Madison
Hunter, fresh from consecutive
seventh-round kayoes over Miteff
and Tony Anthony, hopes for an
other "lucky seven" this time.
Their 10-rounder will be tele
vised a-d, broadcast nationally
by NBC at 10 p.m. e s t.
FINISH ONE, TWO
LOUISVILLK. Ky. 1 UPI 1 Al
Lawrence and John Macy, team
mates on the I'niversity of Hous
ton track team1, finished 1-2
Thursday in the National AAU
cross country championship run.
Lawrence completed the 10.000
meter event in 32 minutes, 22.4
iweigni mienotiier; In a 10 round
noui at the l.iw Angeles Olympic
TO FACE ARMSTEA0
LOS ANGK.LF.S HPti ,.
tne league 1.1st year with an a turner iigmweignt champion Raby
recrrd and fourth spot in the Vn-'queir has signed to dcht miie
league tourney. The Radgors com- rmsreua. aiiiornia state 1((nt
piled an 11-13 record fur the' sea
on. 1 '
'The youthful coach likes to play
fast break haskethrdl if he h- the
speed.' Badger fans are likely to
see a variety of attacks from their
youth"ul team drending on who
they are playing. The team wil'
switch from control ball to a f:ist
break attack wf-rrev-r they have
the' advantage. v
Th team is well bal.ncrd with
the scoring punch well sread rver fj
the entire staltintl eroun Til" W
hoys are interested in hske;la!!
and the desire may carry them a
long way toward a first dlv'.sijn
berth. ' ' '
' Tho Badgers onen their season
rw rL in ihn vnll-v l.-mhoree at
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V "T WONDERFUL
By United Press In'.ernational
Vale goes after its fifth Oregon
class A-2 high school title in six
years and Yoncalla tries for the
B championship that eluded it last
vear in prep football finals Satur
day. Vale, vvh ch has a 35-game win
ning streak, olays host to a strong
Seaside team at 2 p.m. Siturday
Yoncalla travels to Medford to
meet St. Mary's of that football
conscicus city Saturday night at 8.
Seaside, with ai 110 record this
?eason, has r.cored 3B8 points. The
Gulls played Vale two years ago
in the r layoffs and dropped a 13-6
Rcvello Ho: Passer
Vale, led by Dick Fullwyler who
has scared 213 points himself this
?eason. hasn't lost since 1956 when
it dropped a 6 0 decision to Silver
ton Yoncalla is led by backs Orlan
Wiley, Doug Holloman and Ron
Kcvcllc and end Jim Booth. Wily
and Holloman got four touch
downs each in the semi final
against Knappa. Revelle has
thrown 54 scoring passes this year
33 for touchdowns and 21 for
conversions. Yoncalla as a team
has scored 524 poir.ts a 47.6 aver
age. St. Mary's, with a 9-1 mark,
has scored 270 poir.ts. Its loo win
was a 46-26 decision over Merrill,
the team which walloped Yoncalla
63-6 in last year's final.
with one egg failing to hatch.
To make the leut even more
surprising the weather during
most of the incubation time hov
;red be'ow the freezing
nark with six days of only a few
degrees above tero. Incubation of
the es?s was in a shallow depres
sion on frozen ground.
Several Francolin grouse are
kept at the H.-rmiston game farm
tor public display along with
other : pedes of upland game
birds around the world.
Eik Success Good
E k hunters holding special
oermits for the Mill creek water
shed in Umatilla county found
the goin to their liking. Some
95 permit holders checked into
the area during the November 7
throut-'h 11 period and checked
out with 62 elk. A total of 100
permits hod been issued for the
Of the elk taken 22 were bulls
with 15 gi ing five points or bet
ter. One whopping seven point
er was taken. Thirty-three cows
and seven calves made up the
emainder of the kill.
Hunters reported seeing lots
if elk in the watershed.
Steelhead angling on the Co
lumbia river in the vicinity of
Boardman and McNary remains
slow. A few fish are being taken
by both boat and bank anglers
with worms the preferred bait.
Steelhead angling has been fair
to good 011 the lower John Day
river from the mouth to Twick
enham. One 12-pound stc?lhecd
has been reported from the area
of the Burnt Ranch.
Steelhead angling is fair to
good on the lower Grande Ronde
and lower Imnaha rivers. Steel
head angling is good on the
Snake river below the mouth of
Pine Creek. Angling in Brown
Ice pool is slow but a few bass
and cat'ish are being taken in
Waterfowl are plentiful in
Umatla and Union counties.
Hunting has been slow in Baker
:ounty. Waterfowl hunting is
e,ood in Wallcwa county.
By United Press International
College Football Scores
Colgate 33 Brown 14
Hofstra 35 Seranton 0
Pennsylvania 28 Cornell 13
VMI 37 VPI 12
Virginia St. 12 Organ St. 7
Memphis St. 15 Chattanooga 9
North Carolina 50 Duk; 0
Tenn. St. 26 Jackson St. 6
Ft. Val. Gai 14 Albany iGal 3
Savannah St. 42 Paine College 12
Xavier La. 1 21 Dillard 9
Be.h.-Cookman 28 Allen U. 14
S. Car. St. 20 Benedict 18
Presbyterian 20 Newberry 6
Le-oir Khyrc 50 Catawba 6
Kichmond 20 William & Mary 12
N. Car. Ai-T 3 N. Car. Coll. 0
Texas 20 Texas A&M 17
Wichita 26 Tulsa 21
McMurry 14 Ab lene Christian 7
Washington State 32 Houston 18
Cincinnati 14 Miami ' Ohio 7
Wyoming 45 Denver 0
Natioial Basketball Association
Philadelphia 143 Boston 130
Cincinnati 114 Minneapolis 95
St. Louis 112 Syracuse 95
(Only games scheduled
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why not send th WHOLE girl back to school?
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