The Yellow Jacket, Yearbook of Thomas Jefferson High School, 1964 Page: 79
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Arch Rival Baytown Falls to P. A.
PORT ARTI-HiL1R. SEPTEMBER 20. 1963
This game unveiled a new chapter in one of the oldest series of high school football contests in the history of Texas
schoolboy football. Whoever is the victor of this contest each year usually has a fairly successful season for the simple
reason that each team usually fields a proud and powerful football team.
In this year's contest. the Port Arthur Yellow Jackets outgained the tough Ganders 239 yards to 119. Charles Wilson
scored the first Jacket touchdown on a one-yard plunge which capped a long Jacket drive. Neither team could manage
a score until the Jackets' wingback. Richard Taft. circled le ft end for a seven-vard touchdown in the last six seconds of
the game. The final score of the game was 12-0 in favor of the Jackets. The reliable Jacket defense. led by Norman
Reeves. Chris Bray. and Terry Rozelle. once again proved to be a formidable barrier to the opposition.
Port Arthur had once again defeated their arch rival Baytown.
would-e Bavtown tacklers and goes for a sizeable gain. Aiding Sorgee is guard Steve
TAILBACK WALTER SORGEE eludes
W ,b. (66). and end Claude Pardue. 189).
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