Gridders Turn Green Black and Blue

Hinz Lifts Harvard, 42-3 Crimson in League Lead

Remember the old Heinz catsup commercial? "Anticipation, it's making me wait..."

Today at the Stadium, the Harvard football team didn't have to wait long for its Hinz to get the Crimson running game going.

Halfback Tony Hinz scored touchdowns in the second and third quarters and tore up the Big Green defense for 152 yards rushing to lead the Crimson to a 42-3 victory in front of 20,500 spectators.

The Crimson (2-1 Ivy League) remains in strong contention for the Ivy title, especially coming on the heels of Brown's 23-15 victory over previously undefeated Cornell (2-1). Meanwhile, the Green continues to falter, falling to 1-4 on the year.

The Big Red dropped into a five-way tie for first place in the Ivy League with Harvard, Brown, Penn and Princeton, all owners of 2-1 league records.


In other action around the league today: Navy popped Penn, 38-28; Princeton escaped Lehigh, 16-15; and Yale added to Columbia's woes, 27-13.

For first-year Dartmouth Coach Buddy Teevens, a former Big Green quarterback and Ivy League Most Valuable Player, it was a frustrating return to the Stadium.

In 1978, during Teevens' final year as a Green player, Dartmouth lost only one game, falling a half-game shy of the Ivy title. The Green's only loss was to Harvard at the Stadium.

Today's massacre looked nothing like 1978's 24-19 Harvard victory.

In the latter game, Teevens threw for 223 yards. In today's contest, it was Harvard's quarterback, Tom Yohe, who exhibited his aerial talents. Yohe completed 16 of 26 passes for 237 yards and tossed three touchdowns. Yohe now has 12 TD passes on the year. Fifteen is the Harvard season record.

Last year as a sophomore, Yohe got his first start against Dartmouth. It was a portent of things to come. In that game, Yohe ran for 120 yards and passed for 106 to lead the Crimson to a 42-26 victory.

He was just as effective today. And so were his teammates, especially Hinz, the 6-ft., 1-in. fullback from Great Falls, Mont.

Dartmouth won the toss and elected to receive. Bruce Jacob took advantage of a brisk wind, and booted the kickoff into the endzone, giving the Big Green the ball at the 20.

After two running plays went for five yards, Dartmouth went to the air. Green QB Chris Rorke hit David Anderson for a first down at the 31. Rorke rolled left, looking downfield, but his receivers were covered. He tucked the ball to his gut, and sprinted around left end for a first down at the 46.

Rorke again looked to the air on the next series, converting a 10-yard pass to Anderson at the Harvard 49. The Big Green was attacking Harvard's principal weakness--its secondary. After two running plays went for six yards, Rorke fired to wideout Craig Morton at the 30, but Morton dropped the ball and the pass was ruled incompletre.

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