all but wrapped up the Skyline Conference football championship by defeating
Utah's Redskins 30-20 at Laramie. The victory was the big one of the league
season, as the "Pokes" upended the September favorite with a stirring
Dickens' players were superb in two of football's most vital
departments—blocking and tackling—as they delighted the homecoming crowd. Jack
Curtice, Utah's coach, remarked, "That Crawford's what makes 'em go,"
as he paid tribute to Jim Crawford, Wyoming's star halfback, who carried the
ball 31 times for 154 yards rushing.
Utah state rocked
Colorado A&M'S defending Skyline champs 46-7 at Logan;
first Skyline victory in four starts by taking advantage of costly errors by
21-14. Five BYU fumbles provided the difference in a game that
enables the Grizzlies to vacate the Skyline cellar.
College 40-21 Friday night in the 54th and final game of a rivalry that dates
back 71 years.
Air Force Academy
won its fourth straight game 49-6 over
Colorado Mines. What once appeared an ambitious schedule for the young Air
Cadets now seems little more than a series of Saturday afternoon workouts.
Montana St. 26,
Idaho St. 6
Carroll 27, Rocky Mt. 6
Eastern Mont. 7, Northwest 0
Col. St. 40. Panhandle A&M 6
THE FAR WEST
The USC Trojans,
playing their best defensive game of the year, forced
lost fumbles for a 35-7 win at their Los Angeles Coliseum home. Sparked by Jon
Arnett and C. R. Roberts, who ground out 157 and 152 yards respectively, the
Trojans racked up 432 yards rushing and 22 first downs. Roberts and Arnett
pulverized the Washington line all afternoon and had it so dizzy trying to
watch both sides at once that the defense looked like tennis spectators,
ran up a quick 14-0 lead at Berkeley and clobbered
Tailback Doug Bradley made his fifth and last game this year a memorable
personally took care of
21-7, completing 11 out of 21 passes for the
state's passing attack was zeroed for the second straight week as
blanked the Cougars in Pullman 21-0. It was Oregon State's first victory in
Pullman in 10 years. The Beavers were led by Sophomore Earnel Durden, who
scored two touchdowns and set up a third with a 30-yard, fourth-quarter run on
a fake punt. The win left OSC very much in contention for the Rose Bowl.
Poets thumped Occidental 32-14.
shut Out Pomona-Claremont 14-0, while
Cal Poly, of San Luis Obispo, shattered
Long Beach State