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4A--The Malakoff News, Thursday, Nov. 19, 1981 f, It's time to hoop it upX!! back 7-3 records. come a strange Halloween week and While a seasonlost to Westwo~l on a rainy Halloween Eve. full of hope and Playing for pride and praying for an promise came tooutbreak of miracles that would vault them into a four-way first place tie, the a disappointing end in Tigers churned out 407 yards in an ex- Crockett this past Friday, the 1981 citing17.13 win over Fairfleld in front of campaign was still a success. Before some 2300 Homecoming fans. After the footballs are deflated and the pads Fairfield came district champin are stored away, let's take a final look Crockett this past Friday. The playoff back at the '61 edition of Tiger football, bound 'Dogs used a turnover free often- The Tigers opened the season in sire effort and the brilliant play of their grand fashion with a sweep of rivals defensive line to hold off the Tigers, 14- row, defeating Kerens, Brownsboroand 0. Mabank in successive weeks. Riding So, 1961 will read 7-3 on the season high at 3-0 the Tigers trekked to Canton and 2-3 in district for the Tigers, but and avenged a 1980 loss to the Eagles those numbers by no means tell the with a I5-6 win. During the winning story. Oh, to be sure, that's what will be streak the Tiger defense strung remembered as the years go by. But for together 18 scoreless quarters, dating myself, I'll remember the efforts, back to the final game of the '80 season, determination and spirited enthnsiams Following the victory in Canton, the of the 25 athletes who donned the Black Tigers closed out the non-district por- and Gold. The excitement they created tion of their schedule with a struggling during the past 15 weeks was as unique 13-7 decision over Red Oak. The Tigers as perhaps any in Tiger football began their quest for the District history. Only the badly-wanted district 18AAA.title after an open date in Tiger title could have surpassed the ex- Stadium against Rusk. And as was the citement of the days gone by. case the year before the Tigers were Unfortunately, the ending of a foot- done in by one Leoploon Atkins and lost ball season means its time to say good- 26-6. by to a crop of seniors. And it's even Undaunted by the setback to the harder this year, as 20 young men have Eagles, the Tigers climbed back into played their last four quarters as a the loop race the next week with a 13-0 Tiger. Most of them have played vital' blanking of Teague's Lions in Teague. roles in Tiger football the past four Receiving a blow to their dreams of a years and they are the ones responsible title, the Tigers were unable to over- for MHS opening the 80's with back-to- I I I I Service JIM LATHAM INSURANCE 420 E. ROYALL BLVD. P. O. 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PO R,x 43412 l )ints, Texas 75143 (214) 432-3611 C, edar ekBank Through the efforts of Billy Whiteley, Vic Kirkland, Russell Tarver, Todd Monroe, Ron Denis, James Mastin, James Jackson, Joe Campana, Kyle Kllman, Tom Byers, Robert Borah, Joe Davis, John McCain, Bruce Chapman, Ron Speed, Elmer Reed, Cllnt Clemen- ta, Roy Glover, Don Norwood and Lan- ce Garrett, a large degree of stability and credibility has been gained for the local football program. Thanks Tigers, for a job well done! ! ! WRAPPING UP 18AAA The Crockett Bulldogs will represent 18AAA in the state playoffs Friday night in Bryan as they take on the state- ranked McGregor Bulldogs. Crockett will carry a 7-3 reading into the tilt, while Coach Rudy Phillips' McGregor team sports an unblemished 10-0 mark. In 18AAA plays last week, Teague pulled off an upset over Fairfield, 13-12, in their annual Freestone County grudge match and Rusk blanked West- wood, 17-0, to capture sole possession of second place. Pre-seuon favorite Fair- field finished in the cellar. RaM Distill lIMA $tasdlnlP Team W t r P$ Crockett (7.3) .... $ 0 0 122 43 llmk (6~ ....... 3 2 0 106 52 MMdMI (7.3) .... 2 3 0 4.'; 69 t~twoN (34)... 23 0 17 74 TmCm (3-7) ..... 2 3 O 33 89 Fairf~d (3~-1)... I 4 0 40 92 (Slam records In Immntlm~ STILL MORE PREDICTIONS While my fellow Sideline Surveyors have put their crystal balls in storage for the next nine months, I will continue to put my neck on the line for the next few weeks. Here's this week's fearful forecast: McGregor 21-Crockett 7, Forney 32- Alto 6, Gilmer 12-Van 7, Lake Highlands 14-John Tyler 10, Texas 21-Baylor 13, SMU 20-Arkansas I0, Texas A&M 27- TCU 20, Houston 3o-New Orleans 17 and Dallas 27-Washington 10. Floyd Patterson, later the woTld heavyweight champion, won the gold medal in the middleweight division in the 1952 Olympics. II FINAL Player Yards James Jackson 370 Billy WhReley 279 Homer Turner 268 Russell Tarver 189 Bruce Chapman 173 James Mastla 126 Lance Garrett 67 Scott Clendenn/ng 66 Vlc Kirkland 17 Joe Davis 6 Robert Rorah' 4 Todd Shelton -4 TOTAL8 1569 Player Yards Vlc Kirldand 534 James Jackson 175 John MeCain 130 Clint Cloments 56 Billy WMteley 24 Bruce Chapman 22 Home~ Turner 15 James Mutln 12 Kyle Kllman U Scott Clendmmiug II Robert Borah 10 TOTAL8 Re ~I Tarver Yards 956 Todd Shelton 34 James 0 TOTAI-q 9m Player Yards Vic Kirkland 1396 Lance Garrett TOTAL8 1431 Player Points James Jackson 24 VIe Kirkland 24 Clint Clements 19 Russell Tarver 18 Bruce Chapman 14 BtUy Whiteley 14 John McCain. 12 Humer Tin'her 12 James Mastln 8 Kyle ~ 6 Scott Clendenning 6 TOTAL8 157 SIDELINE flMsk I ! 3 4 $ 6 TROJAN VOLLEYBALL 1981 ended Saturday at the Regional Tournament in Kilgore. The team captured district titles to advance to regional. Team members pictured (front row, I to r) Kristy Jones, Barbara Livin Polk, Carol Sanford, Vlcki Bell. Back row is Coach Bennie King, Penny Johnston, Tami Riley, Amy Rou pc, Lauri Bradley, Louise Hornbuckle and manager Tamra Estes. Not pictured is Michelle Fugate. (Staff Rounsavall) TTII GRADE MALAKOFF TIGERS at Malakoff Junior High this year included (back row, I to r) Coach Tarkington, Kip McSweeney, Michael Hoyt, Robert Fort, Rocky Hale, Carl Tapley, Tim Hlckmon, Jeff Thomas, Robble White, and Coach Robert Duron. (Middle row, I to r) Danny Weaver, Brian Townley, Loper, Freddie Hines, Marvin Smith, Grady Baker, Blaine Roderigues, Sean McKean and Gaylon Roderl row, I to r) Keith Teeas, Donnle Hodge, Sammy Davis, Kelth Barron, Sean Farrell, Billy Norris, John Mettlen, sou, Scan Stenovitch. (Staff photo by Lorl Callaway) The last seven men's singles titles in the U.S. Open Tennis Championships, 1974 through 1980, have been won by southpaws. Miler Ron Delaney of Irland and Villanova won 23 consecutive races at Madison Square Garden. L,~p~ ~I" . _ *** Fr,day N,ght St. rs: INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING CarriesAverage Longest TD's 77 4.7 44 'I 68 4.1 29 2 62 4.3 15 2 79 2.3 31 3 39 4,4 26 2 ~ ' 10' ', 6.3 16 1 21 3,1 6 0 18 3.5 14 0 3 5.6 20 0 1 5.0 5 0 2 2.0 2 0 3 -1.5 7 0 395 3.9 44 11 RECEIVING Rcpt.'s Average Longest TD's 27 19.5 50 4 7 25.0 53 3 8 16.2 34 2 3 18.6 24 0 1 24.0 24 0 2 ll.O 15 0 4 3.7 19 0 1 12.0 12 0 1 11.0 11 1 2 5.5 7 1 1 1O.0 10 0 S7 19.3 53 11 PA881NG Attmpts. Cmpit.'s lnt.'s TD's 129 55 16 11 6 2 1 0 3 0 O 0 138 57 17 11 PUNTING Punts Average Longest Blocked 44 31.6 53 0 I 35.0 35 0 45 31.8 53 O SCORING TD's FG's PAT's Other 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 2 13 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 I 0 0 I 1 0 0 0 I 0 0 0 22 2 13 3 SURVEYS SCOREBOARD Predldor Rqht WrOnl Ties 6enny IloWm (l&9) 155 86 4 Chl| Sam (14.11) 180 91 4 ted CMlav~ (1|-13) 176 95 4 Tern fld~ (11.13} 172 99 4 Slat'/Ou.,mcudq (Hkl$) 166 105 4 Aan Iloummll (ILl3}152 119 4 rows ~Ib In pMmthe~ Friday Night Stars would like to salute the 1981 Malakoff Tigers this season. Through those efforts and their spirited enthusiasm, foundation for a winning tradition at MHS with their 7-3 season record. * Billy Whlteley * James Jackson , Russell Tarver * Don Norwood . Todd Monroe * Cllnt Clements , Vlc Klrkland * Joe Davis , Bruce Chapman * Robert Borah * James Mastin * Roy Glover * John McCain * Kyle KIlman * Joe Campana * Lance Garrett * Ron Denis Off. Back Russell Tarver n after 5 p.m. 778-2410 Def. Back James Jaekson ,:!i