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October 7, 1973

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I I I KENNETH KING akllm clear tbnugh the Wellington line and heads for the goal for a touchdown. IPross Photo by Richard Allen BRONCHO KENNETH REESE goes asowsd the  side ,ard I I I Illl I I I I I Clarendon, Donle Counter, Texas Sunday, October 7, 1973 Volume II, No. 28 III I I IIII ra III II I II I I IIIIIIII IIIII I Jllll I Bronchos pound Wellington 32-6 in first district game By DEAN SINGLETON young ladles are Rodney Hicks, Jimmy Floyd mad Stun Shelten. [Press Photo by Richard Allen] Following the game, the Senior Class sponsored a Homecoming Dance for high school students. For those who didn't attend the dance, the Ministerial Alliance sponsored a concert and supper at the Clarendon College cafeteria. The Hard Travellers of Lubbock Christian College presented the music, and members of Clarendon churches furnished Sloppy Joes and refreshments for the students and adults present. The event was enjoyed by high school and college students. And thus another homecoming was completed with a big Success. t UNA HARDIN, center, was crowned Homecoming Queen during the pep rally. Her attendants are Tracy Cagle, left, Robertsen, right. Bronchus escorting the beautiful Shauna Hardin crowned queen ] It Shanna Hardin was crowned 1973-74 Homecoming Friday afternoon at the pep rally prior to the game with gton. attendants were also crowned, including Miss Debbie qon and Miss Tracy Cage. They were presented at the l again Friday night. hand boosters then sponsored a chili supper at the High cafeteria, and served chili and cake to a large crowd. highlight of the homecoming activities was the game ca the Bronchos and Wellington. In that game, the Broncs hed the tough Skyrockets, 32-6, before a crowd of g fans. ledley prepares for Cotton Festival by CLIFFORD JOHNSON r a successful television preview Saturday, the town of " has cleaned up and is now painting and decorating for its rlual Cotton Festival this Friday and Saturday, October i !|e the festival proper is Friday and Saturday the Midway ' Amusements will be open and operating the Thursday , as will the Senior Class food booth. [t will be served in the Lions Club Hall both Friday and aY mornings from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. )ld Settlers will be honored. They start registering in the Den at 10 a.m. and refreshments will be served. They will t full ro ram lastin from 2 to 4 m Friday. ,f P g g P- ' estival itself starts at 4 p.m. Friday. The program will etgether some of the greatest talent from both the Oelt and Golden Spread areas and bring the public two uf entertainment. 00dge denies motion riet Judge Robert Montgomery Wednesday denied a i f summary judgment in the case of Jerry Lohoefer vs. County Hospital District. tttorney for the hospital district had asked the judge to ling on the case prior to trial, and Montgomery, after e case under advisement, rejected the plea by the board fer filed the lawsuit last of July, seeking an accounting ding of monies he claimed were spent illegally. The McLean Boosters are due to arrive shortly after S p.m. Friday and the McLean High School Band will preform from 5:30 to 6 p.m. In addition to the free street entertainment and dances the first festival dance will be at the Hedley American Legion Hall at 9 p.m. Jeep and His Western Trade Winds of Memphis will furnish the music. Saturday's events start with the kiddies pet and novelty parade at 10 a.m. John Farris is parade marshall and Mike McCully will furnish organ music. This parade will he followed by continous events on the street until time for the festival grande parade. Barbecue will be served in the Lion's Den starting at 11 a.m. At 2 p.m. the 22nd festival grande parade will start moving from the Hedley High School grounds. This parade promises to be the biggest and best of the 21 previous parades. Jackie Smith, Mrs. "Cotton John," of Amarillo will be grande marshall of the parade. Parade marshalis are J. S. Hinds, Garlau Freeman and Harold White. Among the afternoon events will be the Maverick Boys Club of Amarillo under direction of Ralph Dykeman, giving their 21st annual performance at 3:30 p.m. The bale of cotton and other prizes will be awarded at $ p.m. The Old Fiddlers and Banjo Picking contest will start at 6:30 p.m. with Winfield Mosley in charge. The eoronation ceremonies and the crowning of the festival's new Queen of Cotton will be at the Hedley High School gym beginning at 8 p.m. Letha Springer and Sharon Stafford will be in charge. At 9 p.m. there will be a dance at the Hedley American Legion Hall. Lou Hurt and His Westerners from Amarillo will furnish the music. Hedley welcomes you to the 22nd annual Cotton Festival. tbit O, The Clarendon Bronehos rolled up an impressive 32-6 victory in their district opener against Wellington here Friday night to highlight homecoming activities at Clarendon High School. It was an impressive ballgame which saw the Broncs in a tough, hard-hitting battle against a determined bunch of Wellington Skyrockets and an even more determined bunch of The next scere for Clarendon came early in the second period after Tommy Hill recovered a Wellington fumble on the Rocket 20. Holland then ran for 5, Randy Croslin passed to Johnny Gerner on the 7, Holland ran for 3, and then Holland ran 4 yards for the score. Croslin ran for 2 points, and it was 14-0. Wellington got back into the ballgame early in the second half. Clarendon took the ball to open the second half, but on first down officials. -\\; quarterback Croslin bobbled the ball from the center, tackle The 32-6 score told the offensive story. The Broncho speed was ', Arnold Fincher snapped it up and ran to the goal before anybody the difference, as speedy Kenneth King broke loose on, some of knew what was happening, The 35-yard gallop t the his lightning qaek runs and the rest'of the team joined in to pu[/ Skyrockets on the board with 6 points, but a pass for 2 points fell the winning touch into the game. / incomplete, the score staying 14-6. " Bronchos were by far the leaders in offense, with a total of 377 yards offense, 337 of them on the ground and 40 yards through the air. The Skyrockets compiled a total of 241 offensive yards, with 158 on the ground and 83 in the air. The officials came in third place, with a total of 175 yards picked up on penalties. Some 135 yards were marked off against Clarendon, and 40 yards against Wellington, in one of the most topsy-turvy officiated games held in Clarendon in a long time. Clarendon had a rough time with the Skyrockets in the opening moments of the game. On the third down of the game, Wellington's Randall Hodges galloped all the way to the Clarendon 26, stopped short of the goal only by Danny Monroe. wClarendon drew first blood late in the first period. After ellington marched down to the Bronc 22, Clarendon's defense eld and the Broncs took over at the 22. Kenneth King ran for 20, K.hen broke for 38 to the Wellington 2/and Jerry Holland pounded down to the 1 in two tries, diving over the goal for the score. The snap was bad, and it was 6-0. Khyn the next series for Clarendon, the Broncs marched down to X \\; Wellington 3, but were turned back with a holding penalty.] -- nneth King made use of the drive, however, when he kicked a / ard field goal to make the score 17-6. .t, Wayne Hardin recovered a Wellington fumble on the Rocket 33 to set up the next score. Kenneth Reese carried the ball in from the 27 to make the score. It was a dramatic play, as Croslin had been tackled and was hitting the ground when he handed off to Reese. The ick was good, and it was 24-6. . On the next series, the Broncs took over on their own 23 after Wellington failed to make a fourth down try. On first play from scrimmage, King ran 77 yards for a touchdown. He had a ) footrace with Wellington s Hodges, but King was just too fast for./ Nodges, who is the fastest man Wellington had. On the try for th-"8"-rrtra point, Gerner bobbled the snap, but ran it in for 2 points instead, making it 32-6. The Broncs take on Valley High next week at Valley High. Billy Hill buys station Billy Hill of Clarendon has purchased the Gulf station on Highway 287 West in Clarendon, formerly owned by Jake Roberts. Hill will take over the station Sunday morning, and the service station will be known as Billy Hill Gulf Service. It will be open 7 days a week, and Hill invites his patrons and friends to trade with him. An announcement is elsewhere in The Clarendon Press today. Hill had been associated with Shields Conoco for the past several months, and earlier had been a partner in Kidd-Hill Phillips 66. Day buys auto store Clifton Auto Supply has been purchased by Glen H. Day of Spearman from Noel Clifton who is now in the VA Hospital in Houston. The change of ownership was effective starting September 25. Day has 39 years experience in the parts business, and has run businesses in Pampa and Spearman. Doyle Wayne Mooney will be assistant manager to Mr. Day. Day and his wife, Joella, have a daughter, Glenda Jo, who is 2% years old. They are presently making their home in the mobile section of Sherwood Shores. Chili supper success The money raised by Band Boosters had not been counted as of press time, but it is believed that enough money was raised at the Chili Supper and rummage sale sponsored by the Broncho Band Boosters to contribute enough money to the uniform drive to buy a new uniform. The Boosters wish to express their appreciation to everyone who helped make this project such a big success. Donut shop under construction A new donut shop Is under construction on Highway 287 West In Clarendon. Construction began on the new facility this week, with a brand new buildIng to house the facility. Construction wm be completed In about a month, and opening will be shortly afterwards. NO, CLARENDON COLLEGE basketb coach Jaclk Hedden isn't a midget, but he's not quite u big as his basketball player Herman Brown. Tbis shot was made during practice Friday. Basketball season is In the making at the college, and prospects are good for Clarendon to be on top. See story on Page 3. [Press Photo by Richard Allen]