The Big Lake Wildcat (Big Lake, Tex.), Vol. 23, No. 37, Ed. 1 Friday, September 24, 1948 Page: 2 of 8
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BIG LAKE WILDCAT, BIG LA TIE, REAGAN COUNTY, TEXAS
SEPTEMBER M, IMS
Owls Down Midland B
Team By Score Of 25-0
The Reagan Owls had an easy
ucie last Friday night on the loeat
gridiron In defeating the Midland
'B ' team 25-0 in their second game
of the season. Kelly scored twice,
once running from the 14 yard line
in the third period and from the 17
y.»~d line in the fourth period
Shook, hit pay dirt for the first:
score in the first quarter plunging
through center for 8 1-2 yards The
pass combination of Davis to Roach
provided most of the thrills and
worked excellently for a score in
the third quarter when Roach took
the pass from Davis and outran
ait tfxUand team on a play good
Cor a 7*2 yard touchdown journey.
The Owls had two touchdowns
railed back because of penalties.
On the first play of the game after
the Owls had received the kickoff.
Boots Armstrong did some fancy
running for a 79 1-2 yard score
which did not count as the Owls
were penalized for backfleld illeg-
ally in motion.
In the fourth quarter Davis hit
Roach with a pass in midfield and
Roach stumbled and twisted across
the goal line The Owls were off-
side however and received a 5 yard
penalty on the play which was
The passing of Davis was con-
siderably Improved from the first
game wilt* Crane the week before
ss he hit his receivers consistently,
as was the pass snatching of Roach.!
A summary of the plays Is as fol-
Mackey of Midland kicked off to
Kelly who returned to his own 20
t-2 yard line. On the first play,
which was nullified by a 5 yard
penalty against the Owls for back-
field in motion, Armstrong did
umar fancy broken field running
far a touchdown which did not
«mnl A king pass from Davis to
Rnarh was good for a 1st down on
the Midland 43 yard line Another
pass from Du vis to Shook was com-
plrted for a 1st down on the Mid-
land 30 A pass from Davis to Shook
behind the scrimmage line lost 6
yards as passer was rushed Then
Kelly ran for 5, Sh«x>k got 7 and
Itnutrung made 6 and a 1st down
an the 9 yard line Duvls threw a
p**s incomplete Kelly gained 1-2
yard Shook no gain Shook carried
through the middle for a touch -
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down Placement for the extra
point hit the crossbar and bounced
back Score: Owls 6, Midland 0
Shook kicked off to Medert who
Mackey kicked off to Roach who
returned to his own 33. Kelly ran
returned to his 43 Gilmore loit 1-2 for 8. A pass from Davis to Roach
yard at right end. Medert lost 3.
Gilmore quick-kicked to the Owl
2 1-2 yard line.
Armstrong punted out to the 35
where Midland took over Gilmore
lost 2 at right end.
Gilmore threw two passes Incom-
plete Back-field In motion penalty
was refused by Owls Gilmore punt-
ed out of bounds on the Owl 10.
was good for a 1st down on the
Midland 39. Armstrong no gain,
then he picked up 5. Kelly made a
1st down on the midland 16. Shook
no gain. Armstrong got 2. Davis
passed Incomplete. Kelly scooted
off left end for a touchdown. Try
for extra point was blacked. Score
Cwla 12. Midland 0.
Shook kicked off to Burris who
returned to the 34 1-2. Gilmore
Shook picked up 3 at rlgh* end. rna<,e 3 at center. Ollmore passed
Kelly ran for a 1st down on the 30 incomplete Medert picked up a 1st
yard line Armstrong got only 1 down on hLs Chauncey got 3 at
foot at the line A pass from Davis center. Gilmores pass to Bush was
to Armstrong was good for a 1st
down on the 50 yard stripe Kelly
churned to a 1st down on the Mid-
land 27 1-2 yard line Roy Johnson
picked up 3 at the left side, Arm-
strong got 3 more at center Kelly
charged for another 1st down on
the 13 yard line A pass from Davis
to Roach was Incomplete. Kelly
plunged through center for fl.
•uhook hit the middle for 2 Shook
last l and the ball went over to
Midland on the (1 yard line.
Midland was penalized to the 3
good for a 1st down on the Owl 31.
Oilmore ran center for 2. Ollmore
shoveled a pass to Mackey for no
gain. Gilmore threw 2 Incomplete
passes and the ball went over to
the Owls on their own 29
Kelly last 1 at the line Davis hit
Roach with a pass and Roach went
on to outrun the Midland second-
ary for a touchdown Shook picked
the extra point Score Owls 19 Mid-
Shook kicked off to Burris who
____________w_________ „____ returned to his 32 1-2. tackled by
yard line for delay of the game. 1 Shook. Medert lost 2. Midland was
Gilmore punted to his own 22 »__■ -»__I
Kelly went through center for 6
Kelly made a 1st down on the 11. j
Armstrong got 1-2 yard as the half
offside but penalty refused by Owls.
Gilmore passed Incomplete. Gll-
mOre's short pass to Medert was
good but ball went over to the
Owls on downs on the 32.
Davis ran right end for 5. Kelly
picked up 3 at left end. Davis gain-
ed a 1st down on the Midland 17.
Kelly took off around left end to
score a touchdown. Shook's kick for
extra point was no good. Score 25-0.
Shook kicked off to Brooks who
returned to his 29. Gilmore passed
Incomplete twice. Ollmore attempt-
ed to pass but ran for a 1st down
on hi? own 45. Ollmore passed in-
complete twice. Midland was off-
side but penalty refused by Owls
Ollmore passed to Medert for 6
yards. Gilmore passed incomplete
and the ball went to the Owls on
downs on the Owl 49.
Kelly got 3 Roy Johnson lost 7
at right end. Davis passed to Roach
who stumbled on across for a
touchdown which was called back
and the Owls drew a 5 yard penal-
ty for offside. Davis was rushed
trying to pass and lost 17 yards.
Kelly punted to the Midland 37.
Midland drew a 5 yard penalty on
the next play Medert hit the line
for no gain as the game ended
Score Owls 25. Midland 0
| Angelo Fair To Hpnor
Reagan County Sept. 25
Runnels, Coke, Sterling, Glass-
cock. Reagan and Irion Counties
will be honored at the West Texas
Exposition and Race Meet, Satur-
day. September 25, according to
Fair officials Monday morning in
8an Angelo. This day has been de-
signated as the day for which the
Fair will set aside everything In
honor of the people of those coun-
The gates will open at 10 o'clock
that morning. The exhibit barn
containing county, community, In-
dividual agricultural exhibits, com-
mercial and women’s division ex-
hibits will be open all through the
j day The first free show will be al
1 o’clock, the second at 7 p. m. The
races will be run at 2 o’clock and
the Water Follies will start at 8 p.
m The carnival will be operating
continuously and the fireworks will,
complete the day at 10 o'clock.
The gates will close at 11 p. m.
Effective October 2 there will be
i no more residential Ice deliveries
rhis season. Daugherty Gulf Sta-
Max Schneemann of Ozona, pres-
ident of the Big Lake State Bank,
was lu re Monday attending a di-
rectors' meeting of that Institution.
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Werst, J. L., Jr. The Big Lake Wildcat (Big Lake, Tex.), Vol. 23, No. 37, Ed. 1 Friday, September 24, 1948, newspaper, September 24, 1948; Big Lake, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth631549/m1/2/: accessed October 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Reagan County Library.