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Fairless Falcons at Louisville Leopards 1971 Football Highlights

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Louisville 45, Fairless 13

The Fairless Falcons scored the first touchdown of the game and the last touchdown of the game. However, it was all Louisville Leopards in-between as they scored 45 unanswered points and 6 touchdowns in the middle of the two Fairless scores to down the visiting Falcons 45-13 back on October 15, 1971.

Beatty's Sports Football 2018 Schedule Shirt T-ShirtLike Thunder & Lightning, Runningbacks Ken Kuhn and Hobie Baker each reached the century mark on the ground. Kuhn ran the ball 12 times to pound out 117 yards and 3 touchdowns. Baker ran the ball just 4 times to amass 104 yards with his breakout play coming on a 66 yard touchdown run. He also caught a 33 yard touchdown pass from Quarterback John Doerschuk, capping off a 25-point Leopard third quarter.

Doerschuk also found Doug Shook for a 27 yard touchdown strike & conversion pass and Barry Emerick on another conversion pass for Louisville. Gary Dickerhoof also scored on a conversion run and Rob Hackley recorded his second safety of the season on defense for the Leopards who remained a perfect 6-0.

The Falcons opening touchdown score came when Fullback Dan Traynor caught a 65 yard pass from Quarterback Jeff Niedenthal. Later on in the fourth quarter, Jim Tillapaw found the endzone from 3 yards out to round out the scoring.

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Scoring Summary

Team 1-2-3-4–Total

Fairless 7-0-0-6–13

Louisville 6-14-25-0–45

1st Quarter

Fairless – Dan Traynor 65 Yard Pass from Jeff Niedenthal (Wally Borojevick kick), 0-7

Louisville – Ken Kuhn 8 Yard Run (Run Failed), 6-7

2nd Quarter

Louisville – Ken Kuhn 4 Yard Run (Gary Dickerhoof Run), 14-7

Louisville – Ken Kuhn 1 Yard Run (Run Failed), 20-7

3rd Quarter 

Louisville – Hobie Baker 66 Yard Run (Doug Shook Pass from John Doerschuk), 28-7

Louisville –  Doug Shook 27 Yard Pass from John Doerschuk (Ken Kuhn Kick), 35-7

Louisville –  Rob Hackley Safety, 37-7

Louisville – Hobie Baker 33 Yard Pass from John Doerschuk (Barry Emerick Pass from John Doerschuk), 45-7

4th Quarter

Fairless – Jim Tillapaw 3 Yard Run (Run Failed), 45-13

Records: Louisville 6-0

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