Dogs score late to whip Killeen

October 20-23, 1959 The Brady Bulldogs clearly showed their superiority Friday night in Killeen, but it took all the skill they could muster to down the Kangaroos in the final minute and a half of play, 12-6. Coming from behind, the Bulldogs had trailed, 6-0, until midway of the third period. Killeen threw up a handsome, hefty line and a defense second only to Stamford. Brady mistakes’thanks partly to the Killeen defense’made the Doggies sweat for every yard they gained. A near-capacity crowd, in Killeen for a homecoming celebration, saw the game. In Killeen it was a battle of two hard-hitting lines, and the Kangaroos learned quickly why Brady guard Scott Appleton received all-state honors last year. Frankie Tomlinson, Kenneth Bode and Charles Hanson made it rough on Killeen ball-carriers, too. The bulldogs leaned heavily on fullback Billy Ross Cavin for their power, and he accounted for 153 of the Brady’s 210 yards on the ground. Receiving on the opening kick-off, the Bulldogs gambled and lost in their first series with the ball, and it proved to be a loss they found hard to overcome. Throughout the second quarter the Doggies couldn’t get started again and simply traded punt for punt and fumble for fumble with Killeen. The best they could do was the Killeen 20 where another fumble cut the drive short just before the half. Early in the third period the Dogs got a break when halfback Donald Sessom pulled a Kangaroo pass out of the air on the Killeen 48. With Cavin and Reynolds toting the ball, the Bulldogs moved to a first down on the 16. They scored on the next play in a weird scramble for a fumbled ball. Cavin shot through the line and was long gone when he was hit along the 8-yard line. The ball squirted out, and rolled crazily on the turf. As the Bulldogs and the Kangaroos fought for it, it was kicked over the goal where Brady’s Orville Wright brought it under control, scoring a Bulldog TD. Reynolds’ pass to Wright for the extra points was broken up, but the Bulldogs were back in the game, 6-6. Later in the fourth quarter when the clock showed a minute and a half left, the Bulldogs took to the air, calling time out between plays to save every second. Sessom passed once, but no good. Sessom passed again, and no good. Then Reynolds went back, took his time, and spotted Lafuente in the clear down on the Killeen goal line. High the ball went, and Lafuente gathered it in and stepped over the goal untouched, for a 33-yard TD pass. Cavin’s run for the extra points failed, but Brady led, 12-6 with less than a minute on the clock. Kileen got off two more passes’incomplete’and that was the end. * * * Lohn News L.O. Marshall was the Sunday dinner guest of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Marshall, Jimmy and Sandra at Melvin. Mrs. Warren Jones of Brady spent the day with her mother, Mrs. Jack Juie, Sunday. L.O. Marshall drove to Gouldbusk Monday afternoon to visit Carl Lohn.Waters trial set for Dec. 7 The trial of S.B. Waters of Abilene, charged here in connection with the sale of stock in the Marau-Copau Mining Company, has been set for Monday, Dec. 7. Waters is free under bonds totaling $9,000. He was charged Sept. 17 in 12 indictments returned by the McCulloch County grand jury. Six indictments allege sale of unregistered securities, and six others charge sale of securities by an unregistered dealer. * * * Lohn News Mr. and Mrs. R.D. Moore and Mrs. Jackie Horne enjoyed a birthday dinner Sunday in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Jordan at Brady in celebration of Mrs. Lee Hodges’ birthday anniversary. Other guests were Lee Hodges and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Jordan of Brady. L.O. Marshall was the Sunday dinner guest of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Marshall, Jimmy and Sandra at Melvin. Mrs. Warren Jones of Brady spent the day with her mother, Mrs. Jack Juie, Sunday. L.O. Marshall drove to Gouldbusk Monday afternoon to visit Carl Lohn. * * * PERSONAL MENTIONS Home on Furlough Mr. and Mrs. Charles McGuire are happy to have their son, Monroe, at home from Japan where he was stationed in the Air Force for the past year. He will be in Brady on a month’s leave before reporting to Sweetwater where he is now stationed. * * * Here from Houston Mrs. Carl Tidbetts of Houston left Thursday after a several days’ visit with Mrs. C.B. Whitehead and attending to business. Mrs. Tidbetts is employed by the Automobile Association and Foreign Travel Agency in Houston.

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