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Sandstoners Go Undefeated Potsdam's Second Half Effort Defeats Gouverneur Edges Massena, 22-20 Two ties highlighted the final weekend of play in the Northern League. Canton PAGE 18 and Salmon played to a scoreless tie while Tupper and Malone played to a 6-6 tie on a snow covered field at Tupper. Elsewhere the Gouverneur Wildcats blocked a punt in the closing minutes of the game inside the Massena 25 yard line and went on to edge the Red Raiders, 22-20. Massena led at half time 14-8. St. Lawrence Central got by Saranac Lake, 16-6 with Kirk Dempsey coming off a leg injury to guide the winners to victory. SPORTS Blue Devil Defense Plays Best Game Of The Season SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1971 ADVANCE NEWS College Football Coast Guard 27, Adelbert 14 Moravian Col 23, Upsala College 14 Plattsburg St. 7, Albany St., N. Y. 6 Ursinus 20, Dickinson Col 12 Williams Col 27, Wesleyan 14 Auburn 30, Mississippi St. 21 Furman Univ. 42, Guilford Col. 14 Ohio 30, Tulane 7 S. Carolina St. 27, Maryland State 0 South Mississippi 38, Virginia Military 0 Alma College io, Olivet College 3 Capital Univ. 15, Baldwin - Wallace 14 Colorado 35, Kansas 14 Indiana Central 7, Hanover Col. 3 Kansas St. Univ. 35, Oklahoma State 23 Kenyon College 19, Hiram College 11 Northwestern 41, Minnesota 20 Toledo 23, Northern Illinois 8 Valparaiso 48, Butler 12 Wabash 17, Sewanee 14 Wichita State 34, Colo State Univ. 14 Arkansas 24, Rice 24 Texas 24, Baylor 0 Texas Christian 17, Texas Tech 6 Boston College 10, Syracuse 3 Georgetown 30, Fordham 9 \ Kings Point 17, Hofstra Univ. 7 Lafayette 27, Gettsyburg Col. 12 Georgia 49, Florida 7 Georgia Tech 34, Navy 21 Kentucky 14, Vanderbilt 7 Wake Forest 36, William & Mary 29 Cincinnati 40, North Texas St. 7 Miami, Ohio 7, West Michigan 6 Wisconsin 14, Purdue 10 Allegheny 13, Behtany, W. Va. 6 Army 30, Rutgers 17 Columbia 31, Dartmouth 29 Cornell 21, Brown 7 Hobart College 35, Drexel Tech 8 Massachusetts 38, Holy Cross 27 Notre Dame 56, Pittsburgh 7 Penn State 63, Maryland 27 Princeton 21, Harvard 10 Vermont 17, Maine 13 Villanova 48, Boston Univ. 0 West Maryland 13, Juniata College 3 Yale 24, Pennsylvania 14 Duke 31, West Virginia 15 East Carolina 27, Davidson Col. 26 North Carolina 26, Clemson 13 Tennessee 35, South\ Carolina 6 Virginia Tech 6, Virginia 0 Denison Univ. 35, Otterbein Col. 0 Illinois 22, Indiana 21 Michigan 63, Iowa 7 Michigan State 17, Ohio State 10 Wise. Milwaukee 7, Wayne St., Mich. 0 Alfred 32, Hamilton Col. 0 Colgate 47, Bucknell 24 Delaware 49, Lehigh 22 Franklin & Mar 17, Haverford Col 7 New Hampshire 24, Springfield 24 St. Lawrence 10, Rensselaer 0 Temple 40, Rhode Island 15 Temple 40, Rhode Island 15 Tufts 13, Bowdoin 10 Johns Hopkins. 41, Swarthmore 21 No. Carolina St. 13, Miami, Fla. 7 Ball St. 28, Wittenberg 21 Dayton 20, Xavier 10 Kent St. 21, Marshall 0 Louisville 17, Tulsa 0 Nebraska 37, Iowa St. 0 Oklahoma 20, Missouri 3 * Texas A&M-27, South Methodist 10 Oregon 23, Air Force 14 Cortland St. 23, Northeastern 6 C. W. Post 62, Ithaca 0 Millersville St. 36, Cheyney St. 18 Westminister, Pa. 50, Carnegie Mellon 0 ' Emory & Henry 16, Georgetown Col. 13 Kentucky St. 29, Federal \City 3 Morehead St. 16, Austin Peay 6 Tuskegee 27, Miles Cill 0 Augustana, 111. 20, Millikin 0 Central Co. Iowa 40, Northland 0 Cent. Methodist 23, Emporia 0 Chicago 19, Marquette 6 Illinois Coll 28, Eureka 7 Illinois St. 13, Cent. Michigan 6 NW Col. Iowa 44, Concordia, Neb. 13 St. Procopius 55, North Central 8 Sul Ross St. 21, East Texas St. 6. Montana 30, Montana State 0 Stanford 20, UCLA 9 Wyoming 31, Utah State 29 Georgetown Is Winner Saturday WASHINGTON (AP) — Georgetown scored in each period Saturday and easily defeated Fordham 30-9 in a re- newal, of one of college football's oldest rivalries. PIEL STOPPED— Dave Piel, Potsdam quar- Farrand (81) and Brad Landry (62). Potsdam terback was stopped after a five yard pickup in defeated the Blue Devils, 14-0 to win the Nor- the second half of the game here Saturday, thern League title and had its first unbeaten Several OFA players were near the action. They season ever, are: Pete Ives (51), Chris St. Andrews (25), Jay By JOHN O'DONNEL A second half gamble by OFA back- fired as the Sandstoners blanked OFA, 14-0 Saturday. The victory gave Pot- sdam the Northern League cham- pionship and their first unbeaten season ever. For the OFA defense it was their finest performance of the season. OFA elected to kiekoff against Pot- sdam to start the second half. \We felt that we could contain the Sandstoners with our defense and maybe get the ball deep in their territory,\ said Coach Brian Wade. However Dave Piel connected to Lyle Rowe for a 54 yard touchdown pass. Rowe had beaten his man Bob Seymour and Piel hit him right on the target. The OFA defense played hard but the offense, after showing some signs of life in the second quarter, failed to move in the second half. Potsdam's ball control game allowed OFA only 10 plays from scrimmage in the second half. An elated Mike Loconti said of his Saturday foes,\ They had to be the toughest defensive team we've played all year. They really hit hard.\ Pete Ives ended the first Potsdam threat as he intercepted a Piel pass in the end zone. The invaders ran 21 plays to OFA's 4 in the first' quarter. They took the ball on their own 20 and marched 60 yard before the in- terception. The Blue Devils were forced to punt after their first series of downs. After an exchange of punts OFA moved to their own 48 yard line after an end around play with John Robinson hitting end Tom Marlow for the lone gainer. On the previous play Robinson was dumped on the end around. A fumble gave the ball back to the Sandstoners, but two plays later Jay Farrand recovered. It was here that the Blue Devils mounted their only serious drive of the day. The drive ended when Paul Mc- Donald faked a punt inside the Potsdam 40 arid handed off to Jerry Richards. Richards ran to the Potsdam 31 but short of the- first down. Dave fitomola nearly broke a tackle but was hauled down to OFA's 45 yeard line. Pete Nicola then hauled in a Piel Pass at the OFA 26 yard line. Larry Langley busted through the Potsdam -line to throw Piel for a loss back to the Blue Devil 30 yard line. The Potsdam drive on the 20 yard line. Potsdam got the second half kiekoff and on a third down pass play Piel found Rowe who had gotten in behind his man and scored the first touchdown* OFA Freshmen Blank Potsdam OFA's Freshmen team gained revenge from Potsdam Friday with a 14- 0 victory here. Potsdam had handed the local ninth graders their only loss of the season last week. Andy Morley fired two touchdown passes - one to Mike Sargent and another to Bob PremO. The entire team was praised by Coach Jim Pinkerton for their fine play. Georgia Whips LITTLE YARDAGE— Dave Romola who was the leading ground gainer for Potsdam was met by Rich Gibson of OFA after picking up three yards on this play. Gibson (70) Richards. (Como Photo). is aided by Jerry Florida, 49-7 Sooners' Ground Game Stops Pesky Missouri COLUMBIA, Mo. {KP) — Second- ranked Oklahoma resorted mostly to short-yardage rushes Saturday, \ but came up with two long runs and Jack Mildren's 44-yard pass to Albert Colgate Crushes Bucknell, 47-24 HAMILTON CAP) - Running back -Mark Van Eeghen scored three times and quarterback Tom Parr tallied twice as Colgate, rumbled along the ground to a crushing 47-24 college football victory over Bucknell in wind-swept Andy Kerr Stadium Saturday. Three of Bucknell's four touchdowns came in the fourth quarter after Raider coach Neil Wheelwright had cleared his bench. The Red Raiders had no trouble with the wind at all in rolling to their third straight triumph and upping their record to 5-3. The \Wishbone T\ rushing offense chalked up a total of 365 yards for Colgate. Parr attempted only two passes, both of which were incomplete. The Bisons, on the \other hand, were never able to move consistently, and four of the six Colgate touchdown drives began after short Bucknell punts. Colgate did not have to punt until the final period. Chandler for a 20-3 Big Eight Conference victory over Missouri. Linebacker Mark Driscoll grabbed Greg Hill's blocked 28-yard field goal attempt and rambled 78 yards for a first period touchdown. After Hill's 34-yard field goal cut the margin to 6-3, Roy Bell broke through Missouri's tough defense and raced 78 yards two scrimmage plays later. Mildren, who in previous games had. been extremely successful with the wishbone triple, option, turned mostly to straight-ahead power plays with Leon Crosswhite, Greg Pruitt and Bell slamming into the line time after time. Once during the second period, Oklahoma marched 83 yards on 19 plays, but couldn't get the final two yards on a keep by Mildren, who fumbled and Steve Mizer recovered on the 1 for Missouri; ROME, (AP) — Foreign Minister Walter Scheel of West Germany proposed today that the- 10 West European countries hold a summit conference before next July to set up regular, formal contacts with the United States. Participants in the summit conference would be government heads from the six Common Market countries, plus Britain, Ireland, Norway and Denmark—the four candidate countries. Army Subdues Rutgers, 30-17 WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Army turned a pair of fumble recoveries by Steve Bogosian into Jim Barclay's first period field goal and Kingsley Fink's eight-yard touchdown pass to John Simar with five seconds left in the first half and went on to a 30-17 victory Saturday over Rutgers. Barclay added two more field goals, Bruce Simpson bolted 14 yards for a touchdown and Mike Gaines scampered 42 yards on a punt return as the Cadets evened their record at 4-4 and piled up their Highest score since midway through the 1969 campaign. The touchdowns by Simpson and Gaines came less than five minutes apart in the second' half and sealed Rutgers' sixth consecutive loss and seventh in eight games. The Scarlet Knights had pulled to within 16-10 on Bill Donaldson's'spinning one^yard run after Ed Jones returned an interception 21 yards to the Army 17. Bogosian pounced on Larry Robert- Son's fumble at the Rutgers' 21 with only 87 seconds gone in the game. Seven plays later, Barclay booted a 22-yard field goal. Rutgers then held the ball for more than eight minutes en route to John Pesce's tying 23-yard field goal. The Knights started at their own 17 and the drive was aided by a toughing the kicker penalty on Bogosian after Rutgers punted from the Army 48. Barclay kicked a tie-breaking 28-yard field goal in the second period after Army gained 25 yards on a n exchange of quick kicks. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The seventh*ranked Georgia Bulldogs methodically hammered out their ninth straight football victory Saturday, using a relentless ground attack and pivotal defensive plays by Buzy Rosenberg and Mixon Robinson to overcome helpless Florida 49-7. Rosenberg returned a punt 36 yards to set up one touchdown and Robinson rambled 38 yards to score after picking off a pass. These two plays put the Bulldogs on the right track after a bumbling start and gave them a comfortable 20-7 halftime lead. It was all Potsdam offensively in the second half as OFA's offense couldn't get under way either in the ground or in the air. However the fifed up defense made Potsdam earn every yard. Richards made a fine defensive play in the end zone breaking up a six point play in- tended for Nicola. A goal line stand by OFA highlighted the second half. The Potsdam running attack stalled on the three yard line. Potsdam then scored the final touch- down on a drive that began on their own 47 yard line. After Piel scored from three yards out Potsdam got the ball right back on the kiekoff. The kick by Sweet traveled only 20 yards and OFA couldn't catch the spinning ball and Potsdam recovered. Potsdam OFA / 0 0 7 7 14 1 0 0 0 0 0 Visitors Home 11 4 2 1 9 3 First Downs By passing By rushing By penalty Number of Passes Attempted 10 6 Completed 5 1 Yards gained 106 30 Touchdown passes i Passes had intercepted i i Yards run back 5 Number of Rushing Plays 52 26 Yards gained 185 49 Yards lost 34 38 Net yards gained 151 11 Total Number Offensive Plays 67 31 Total Offense 257 41 Number of Punts 2 3* Yardage 52 102 Average 26 34 Blocked Punts Returned Yards run back Number of Kick-offs ? 2 Yardage 85 98 • Average 43 49 Kick-offs .Returned Yards run back Fumbles 3 2 Fumbles lost 2 1 Penalties ^3 4 Yards lost 10 17 Scoring: Piel 55 yard pass to Rowe. Piel 3 yard run. Sweet kicked both extra points. FROM THE SIDELINES—Jeff Merria nearly intercepted the football ' oh Potsdam's second drive for a score but the ball was wrestled a Way from him as he hit the turf. Mark Sovie nearly had an interception in the first half that may have gone for a touchdown but the ball went through his hands. Potsdam ran 67 offensive plays from scrimmage to OFA's 31. The locals failed to get a first down in the second liaSf after picking up four in the first half. Potsdam had 11 with nine coming on the ground. OFA lost yardage in the second half after picking up 44 yards in the first two quarters. Sean Doyle carried the ball 9 times for 21 yards While Bill Sovie and Doug Wall each Had seven yards rushing. Dave Rorhbla rushed for 76 yards on 21 carries while Kim Sprague had 41 yards on 16 carries and Piel « rushed for 34 yards on 14 carries. Dave • Ives and Tim Ryan split the quar- terbacking duties for-the Blue Devils. The passing game saw only one com- pletion in six attempts. On defense Rich Gibson was in on 19 tackles, Jay Farrand 16, Jeff Merria contributed 14, 12 for Bob Seymour, along .with Pete Ives, and Paul McDonald. Mike Mc- Donald was credited with being in o n 11 along with Larry Langley and Brad Landry. In running time in the first quarter Potsdam controlled the ball 17 - of the first 20 minutes and duplicating it in the final minutes of the third quarter throughout the fourth quarter. A fine home crowd was in attendance as well as the visitors who had three student buses. The OFA marching band did another great job bringing - the home crowd to its feed as it marched off the field. I'd like to take this opportunity to thank John Kelly for handling the pfc fensive statistics this season. Also to Bob Fuller, Gary Roach and Al Smith. Jr. Who did defensive stats. And to Meryle Seeley for acting as a spotter. St. Lawrence Tops RPI Canton - St. Lawrence University's defensive unit posted its second straight shutout to pace the Larries to a 10-0 football win over RPI on Sajurday af- ternoon. The season ending-was the fifth of the campaign for the Larries against three losses. RPI is now 3^5 With one game to play against Hobart. SLU scored all points needed to win in the third period as Hans Farristrom kicked a 23 yard field goal at the eight minute mark of the quarter. The Larries took a 10-0 advantage midway • in the fourth period as flankerback George Lewis, caught a 27 y*ard touchdown pass from quarterback Jeff Knator. Farmstronstfom booted the extra point. . SLU powerful defense held RPI t o only 16 yards rushing in the game; The Larries intercepted 2 RPI passes and recovered four of the engineers' fum- bles. The Larries' defensive unit held Rochester scoreless in a 35-0 win. St. Lawrence gained 182 yards rushing with halfback Barry Dutter, the game leader, with 86 yards in 23 carries. Larrie Coach Ted Stratford has now compiled a 16 and 8 winning record in three seasons at St. Lawrence. Vermont Nips Maine, 17-13 BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A 25-yard run by fullback Steve Coon with five minutes to play gave the University of Vermint a 17-13 Yankee Conference football victory over. Maine Saturday. The winning touchdown came on a three-play, 53-yard drive. Coons seventh touchdown of the season climaxed a eome-from behind victory after Maine had taken a 13-lQlead with six and a half minutes left to play. Jim Hayes scored Maine's go-ahead touchdown on a one-yard plunge.

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