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College Station, Texas
Tuesday, April 26, 1960
Farmers Tie, Drop
Game to TCU Frogs
The Texas Christian Horned
Frogs shelled two Aggie pitchers
for 14 hits and an 11-5 Southwest
Conference baseball victory on
Kyle Field Saturday after the two
teams fought to a 9-9 deadlock in
a Friday contest.
The first game was called be
cause of darkness and will not be
replayed because it has no bearing
on the championship.
The Aggies jumped off to an
8-2 lead after four innings of play
but the Frogs pecked away and
finally tied it up in the 9th on
Jimmy Walker’s two-run homer to
left. - i
Each team used three pitchers
with David Pitcock working the
final four for A&M and giving
up the tying runs. Charles Ruther
ford pitched shutout ball for three
innings at the finish.
Byron Barber and Dink Patter
son each homered for the Aggies
but Walker’s blow was the big one
that kept TCU from getting beat.
A&M almost won it in the bot
tom of the 9th after Rutherford
walked two batters with two out.
Pitcock then hit a shot toward the
hole between first and second that
Golfers Defeat TCU Frogs
To Hold Conference Lead
A&M defeated TCU, 4’A to V/ 2
in Southwest Conference golf here
Saturday to remain atop the con
The Aggies now have 23V2 wins
against 1214 losses and a .652 per
centage. Baylor is second with a
15-9 record and .625. Texas Tech
and SMU are tied for third each
with 20-16 records and .556.
A&M has one more match—Rice
at A&M April 30.
The following is Saturday’s re
Billy Martindale, A&M, d. Jerry
Johnson, TCU, 3 and 1.
John Lively, A&M, d. Frank
Mackey, TCU, 4 and 3.
Martindale - Lively, A & M, d.
Johnson-Mackey, TCU, 2 and 1.
Dickie Duble, A&M, d. Mike
Walling, TCU, 1-up.
Johnny Johnson, A&M, tied with
Bubba Meyer, TCU.
Walling-Meyer, TCU, d. Duble-
probably would have scored J. B.
Carroll from second but the ball
hit baserunner Randy Wortham on
the arm for the automatic third
In the second game the Frogs
jumped on starter Olen Jordan
for seven runs on nine hits in the
first three innings and the Aggies
were too far back to catch up
even though Aggie outfielder
Barber hit two homeruns, his
fourth and fifth of the season in
Frog Relief Made Difference
Fine relief work for the final
five innings by Rutherford con
tributed to the TCU win and gave
the big righthander the victory.
Darrel Read worked the first four
innings for the winners.
Dick Hickerson, sometime first-
sacker for the Aggies, came on in
relief of Jordan in the third but
had faulty fielding behind him. He
gave up five more hits and four
runs but only one of them was
Shortstop George Banda paced
TCU with four hits in four trips
while three other Froggies had
two hits each. Cliff Justice hit a
two-run homer for TCU in the
Johnson, A&M, 2 and 1.
23 y 3
12 y 2
21 y 2
Cadet Keglers Win 1960
Defending champion A&M won
the 1960 Intercollegiate Invita
tional Bowling Tournament cham
pionship held in the Memorial
Student Center by scoring 2818
against second place Oklahoma
State, who scored 2743.
Members of the A&M team
were Larry Dantzler, Dallas; A1
Rainosek, El Campo; Milton Ras-
fiussen, College Station; Parks
Mahaney, Fort Worth and Frank
Pearce, Corpus Christi.
D. Walls and G. Kirby of Okla
homa State Univesity won the
doubles event with 1178, besting
N. Kendick and S. Jacobson of San
Antonio College who rolled 1175.
Dantzler of A&M won the sing
les and high series events with
highs of 649. Second place in these
events went to Marvin Jones of
Baylor University who placed
The all-event trophy went to
Dantzler who rolled 1822, a 202
average for the nine games. Roy
Crow of Southern Methodist Uni
versity was second with 1746—194
The high game of the tourna
ment was rolled by Kendrick, a
sizzling 244 and Bill Gavitt of
A&M rolled a second high of 240.
Two oddities of the tournament
were Rainosek’s three 179s in the
team event and R. Dowing of West
Texas State College at Canyon,
had the three pin do a complete
somersault and land upright on
the spot of the number ten pin.
Had this freak accident not oc
curred, he would have rolled a
high game of 246. His game end
ed in a 236.
J. Wayne Stark, director, Me
morial Student Center, made the
trophy presentations and was as
sisted by Francis Nivers of Waco,
Longest Aggie Throw
Jim Brewer, junior javelin thrower from Clovis, N. M., re
cently broke the school record at the Dallas Invitational
Meet with a toss of 220-1 iy 2 . The old record of 208 feet
was set by Judd Smith in the 1939 Southwest Conference
Rogers Strengthens Cage
Hopes for 1960-61 Season
Coach Bob Roges made some
healthy contributions to next
year’s basketball team over the
weekend as three players signed
and two more indicated they would
attend A&M next fall.
The three that put their name
on the dotted line were Ray Pan-
cho at Atlanta, Bill Robinette of
Port Arthur and Cecil Ferguson
of Smiley while Ronnie Durbon of
San Antonio and Harold Ray
Strother of Plainview, La. indi
cated they will be here next fall.
Pancho, 6-2, is an Alabama Cou-
shatti Indian who has been named
to the All-District team for the
past two years. Last year he av
eraged 16 points per game and
helped pace his team to a district
championship, but was edged in
the bi-district clash with Linden-
Kildare who won the state cham
Robinette, 6-7, who was on the
same team with Carroll Broussard
as a soph, had an accident the
summer before his senior year and
wasn’t able to play, but averaged
14 points and 13 rebounds per
Aggies Take Quadrangular
Meet on Kyle Field Saturday
A&M, scoring heavily in the
field events, won a foUr-way track
and field meet over SMU, North
Texas and TCU here Saturday.
The Aggies, with 30 points in
the shot put, discus and javelin,
totalled 59 points to 50 i/ 3 for
SMU, 40 y 3 for North Texas and
22 i/ 3 for TCU.
The Mustangs won six first
places and shared a 3-way tie with
TCU and North Texas in the pole
vault. A&M won four first while
the Eagles had 3-y 3 first places
to 2 y 3 for the Frogs.
A&M’s Henry Bonorden won the
shot put with his career best, a
55 foot put and teammates Char
les Tiemann and Owen Hill placed
second and third.
Hill, Bonorden and Tiemann, in
that order, took care of the discus
to give the Aggies 10 points in each
of the events. Jim Brewer, New
ton Lamb and Jim Long also gave
the Aggies the first three places
in the javelin.
SMU scored heavily in the quar
ter and two-mile events. Jack
McCaslin won the 440 while Jan
Ahlberg took the two-mile. SMU
also won both relays, Jerry Bar
ber of the Mustangs won the 100-
yard dash in a wind-aided 9.5 and
Jim Parr took the half-mile.
John Cooper of North Texas had
Talk 1960 Plans
Plans for the 1960 College Sta
tion Little League season were
discussed at a meeting of inter
ested parents in the Consolidated
High School cafeteria last week.
A major change from the 1959
season involves the formation of
four additional teams. In addition,
eight teams will compete in two
sepai’ate minor leagues. Four
teams of eight and nine year old
boys will make up the Junior
Minors. Four teams comprised of
10, 11 and 12 year olds will be
playing in the Senior Minors.
Officei-s elected for this year’s
College Station Little League were
W. A. Varvel, president; R. M.
Holcomb, first vice-president; E. R.
Ibert, vice-president for the major
league; A. F. Isbell, vice-president
for the minor league; A. M. Made-
ley, secretary; R. L. Skrabanek,
treasurer; and W. S. Edmonds,
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the good time of 4:15.7 to win the
mile while his teammate Bud Mor
gan won the low hurdles. Richard
Bothmer of NT also won the 220
dash. The pole vault was tied
three ways at 13.6 by Mike Howell
of TCU, David Clark of North
Texas and Dexter Elkins of SMU.
game as a junior. He was hon
orable mention All-State as a jun
ior and described by Rogers as one
of the most promising juniors he
Ferguson, a 6-4 Smiley product,
played on the same team with
Lewis Qualls, but he too was out
the major part of last year with
a broken arm. In five games last
year he averaged 15 points.
Durhon, 6-4, played his high
school ball at San Antonio Bur
bank and for the past two years
has played at Shriner Junior Col
lege. As a senior in high school
he averaged 24 points and last
year at Shriner averaged 23 points.
Last year he was chosen to the
All-Conference and All-Zone teams.
Action started in Class A soft-
ball playoffs last week as Co. F-l
defeated Sq. 12, Co. A-l won their
game from Co. D-2, and Co. G-2
was victorious over Co. G-l.
Drawings were held for intra
mural golf last Friday as Co. G-2
drew a bye, Sq. 11 will play against
Sq. 8, Sq. 10 drew their match
against Co. D-2, and Co. F-l drew
Co. B-2 as their opponent.
In Class B tennis drawings were
also held last week as Co. G : 2
drew a bye, Sq. 1 drew Co. A-l
as their opponent, Co. A-2 will
compete against Sq. 12, and Co.
D-2 will play against Sq. 3.
Playoffs were also started in
Class B softball as Co. A-2 won
over Co. G-l, Co. A-l gained their
position on a bye, Co. G-2 defeated
Co. D-l, and Sq. 2 bested Sq. 9.
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Strother, 6-514, averaged 38.6
points as a senior in high school
and was selected to the All-Amer
ican team. He attended South Tex
as State last year and came out
with a 26 point average.
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