The Yellow Jacket, Yearbook of Thomas Jefferson High School, 1964 Page: 82
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END TOMMY HICKS (80) shows how it is done as he gathers in
against the Mighty Texans. Richard Taft attempts to lend a hand in
an 18-yard pass
W ALTER SORGEE
P. A. Routs Ray
PORT ARTHUR. OCTOBER 12. 1963
The big Ray Texans invaded the green turf of Jacket Stadium follow ing
two straight losses by the Jackets to Pasadena and Orange. Corpus Christi
sported one of the heaviest lines in the state of Texas. including a 315 pound
center. Tiny Hudgens. Jacket desire, howex er, was not to be denied this night
and Port Arthur continually punished the Texans. Yes, the Jackets had
gotten back on the victory trail this fateful night with their 20-6 victory
over Corpus Christi.
The first Jacket score came on a six-yard jaunt off guard by tailback
Dwax ne Catalina. Charles Wilson then kicked his first of two successful
points from placement. Wilson scored the second Jacket touchdown of the
second quarter when he churned into the end zone from the eight. The big
fullback kicked his second extra point, and the Jackets led 11-6 at halftime.
The Jackets' quarterback David Watts then connected with tailback Catalina
on a pass which carried to the one yard line and from there Wilson went in
for the final score.
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