Y, SEPTEMBER 28, 1947
' THE M ICHIGAN DAIL'Y
BIG NINE ROUNDUP:
Wisconsin Rolls Ovi
Purdue Eleven, 32-1
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Prove Easy Meat For Hungry
Michgan Offense Strong
In Grid Season Opener
Chappuis Hits Pay Dirt Three Times as
Dworsky, Kempthorn Shine in Line Play
By The Associated Press
MADISON, Wis., Sept. 27-Wis-
consin's Badgers, getting the jump
on their Big Nine football compe-
tition, scored in every period to
day to power past an outmanned
Purdue team, 32-14, before 41,000
The first Western Conference
game of 1947 opened with Wiscon-
sin striking in a hurry when Cen-
ter Bob Wilson intercepted a Boil-
ermaker pass on the Purdue 25.
Five plays later the Badgers scored
on Wally Dreyer's dash around
end. They added another, mo-
ments later on Dreyer's pass to
Halfback Clarence Self, scam-
pered 78 yards for Wisconsin's
third score, before Purdue coun-
tered in the second period on a
short smash by Fullback Charley
Dreyer scored again in the third
period, and a blocked punt in the
last quarter gave the Badgers po-
sition for their fifth touchdown,
Lisle Blackburn going over from
Bob Heck, Purdue end, scored
the final touchdown on a 47-yard
run with an intercepted Wiscon-
sin lateral pass late in the game.
illini Takes Opener
CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Sept. 27-
Second string halfback Dwight
IFddleman scored two touchdowns
in the last quarter-one on a 40-
yard punt return-to give Illinois
a 14 to 0 victory over Pittsburgh
today before a crowd of 22,079
Hoosiers Beat Nebraska
LINCOLN, Nebr., Sept. 27-An
Indiana team that overcame a
big weight advantage of Nebras-
k4's line by speed and agility
whipped the Huskies today 17-0,
.before a crowd of 32,000 fans
gathered to watch the last of the
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current 12-game series between
the Big Nine and Big Six teams.
Buckeyes Edge Missouri
COLUMBUS, O., Sept. 27-Ohio
State came from behind in the
last three minutes and then
staved off a flurry of Missouri
fpasses today to defeat the sur-
prisingly strong Tigers, 13 to 7,
before a crowd of 59,444 persons
in the Bucks' opening game.
Wildcats Upset, 3-0
EVANSTON, Ill., Sept. 27-
Vanderbilt scored a 3 to 0 upset
fore 42,000 today with a 13-yard
field goal by Zack Clinard in the
last four minutes of play. North-
western, fumbling and playing
a ragged passing game, never got
beyond Vanderbilt's 33-yard line.
Gophers Take Close One
MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 27-Min-
nesota opened its 1947 football
season with a 7 to 6 decision
over Washington today, with luck
having a large part in a game
played in a rain which prevented
anything in the way of fancy foot-
ball. Fumbles were frequent and
Minnesota's lone tally came when
Bud Grant, Gopher end, grabbed
a loose ball in mid-air and raced
19 yards for the touchdown:
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wall on the few occasions that
State got the ball. He also stood
out on defense along with quar-
terback Gene Glick, halfback
Lynn Chandnois and end John
Chronologically the TD's went
something like this:
(1) The first time they got
their hands on the ball the Wol-
verines went 55 yards in seven
plays with Weisenberger's two
long runs and a two yard pay-dirt
plunge highlighting the drive.
Jim Brieske's kick good. Score
(2) Elliott's 56 yard run set up
this one with Chappuis going over
from the 6-inch line. Brieske
(3) Derricotte brought a punt
return back to the State 31, pass-
ed to Bump Elliott on the 24 who
... Scores three touchdowns in
Syracuse Wins Little
World Series Opener
SYRACUSE, Sept. 27-(P)-By
the margin of a run which was
forced in on a base on balls in the
eighth inning, the Syracuse Chiefs
took the opening game of the Lit-
tle World Series from the Mil-
waukee Brewers here tonight, 7 to
Playing in 38 degree tempera-
ture which didn't deter a fine
turnout of 9,222 fans, the Chiefs
had to overcome their own field-
ing lapses as their usual smooth
style of defense deserted them in
the big eighth, when the Brew-
ers counted .five runs to take a
Dutch Mele, who drew the big
pass with bases loaded that
broke the tie and won the game,
got two of the Chiefs' 12 hits off
an assortment of four Milwaukee
LE Warren Huey
LT James Zito
LG E. Bagdon
C B. McCurry
RG D. Mason
RT J. Wheeler
RE K. Balge
QB D. Waldron
LH G. Guerre
went over from the three yard
line four plays later. Enter Brieske
(4) With 5 minutes of the first
half left, Weisenberger returned
a punt to the State 26, from
where Fonde hit Ford with a
beautiful pass on the 1 yard line
and Chappuis went over. Brieske,
score at half, 28-0.
Chappuis to Ford, 34-0
(5) Third play of second half
saw Chappuis pass to Ford in the
clear on the State 35 and Big
Lennie went all the way for a TD.
Brieske's kick blocked. 34-0.
(6) Four plays later Dworsky
scooped up a loose fumble and
rumbled 35 yards to score. Brieske
-good again. 41-0.
(7) 28 yard Chappuis to
Herschberger pass set up this one
on seven yard line and The Chap
scooted over from the four.
Kempthorn Plows Over
(8) Teninga to Wisnewski pass,
30 yards. Pete Elliott to Teninga
pass-17 yards. Kempthorn over
in three straight plays from the 18
yard line. Brieske kick good. FIN-
CHICAGO, Sept. 27-(IP)-Ben
Hogan of Hershey, Pa., missed a
difficult $1,000 putt by inches but
fired a seven-under-par 65 which
equalled the course record and
gave him a three-stroke halfway
lead in the $5,000 i;nternational
Golf Tourney today.
The 36-hole, winner-take-all
match among eight title-holders
winds up with 18 holes tomorrow.
Runner-up at the 18-hole mark
was South African Bobby Locke,
who matched Hogan's three-un-
der-standard 33 on the first nine,
but came back over wind-swept
Tam O'Shanter course in 35 for
A stroke behind with 69 was De-
fending Champion Sammy Snead,
who opened with a torrid 32, four
under par, but staggered over the
back nine in one-over par 37.
Baylor 18, Miami 7.
Texas 38, Oregon 13.
SMU 22, Santa Clara 6.
Oklahoma A. & M. 14, TCU 7.
Arkansas 12, No. Texas St. 0.
S. California 21, Wash. State
California 14, Navy 7.
Idaho 19, Stanford 16.
UCLA 22, Iowa 7.
LSU 21, Rice 14
Cincinnati 0, Kentucky 20.
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Touchdowns: Chappuis (M)
3, Weisenburger (M) 1, C.
Elliott (M) 1, Ford (M) 1,
Dworsky (M) 1, Kempthorn
Hoot Mon Win
LEXINGTON. Ky., Sept. 27-
Hoot Mon. C a s t le t o n Farm's
black star, withstood late chal-
lenges of Way Yonder without
feeling the whip as he dashed to
victories in straight heats in the
$36,905 Kentucky Futurity at his-
toric Lexington trotting track to-
day before 12,000 persons.
The triumph, added to his
Hambletonian and other con-
quests, gave the speedy son of
Scotland undisputed possession of
the three - year - old trotting
championship and boosted his
earnings to $74,948. His share of
today's purse was $20,297.
Way Yonder, third in the
Hambletonian, won second honors
in both heats for his owner, Clar-
ence F. Gaines, Lexington, claim-
ing $8,303 consolation money.
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Between State & Mich. Theatres
Mich. M S
Total first downs .... 16 5
By pushing ........ 10 3
By passing.........6 1
Net Yards Rushing . .246 56
Net Yards forwards . .258 0
Forwards attempted. 14 8
Forwards completed 10 0
Passes intercepted by. 4 1
Punts, number ........2 10
Average distance . . 37 36.6
Kickoffs, number......9 1
Kickoffs, average ... 50.7 43
Yards kicks ret'd. . .143 137
Punts .............100 3
Kickoffs.......... 43 134
Fumbles .............3 8
Balls lost ...........3 2
Yards penalized ......20 10
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