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56th Grey Cup

56th Grey Cup

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Ottawa Rough Riders</font>
1234 Total
Ottawa Rough Riders 13713 24
Calgary Stampeders 01407 21
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November 30, 1968</td></tr><tr><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Stadium</th><td> Exhibition Stadium</td></tr><tr><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Location</th><td class="location"> Toronto</td></tr><tr><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Most Valuable Player</th><td> Vic Washington</td></tr><tr><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Attendance</th><td> 32,655</td></tr><tr><th colspan="2" style="text-align:center;background:#efefef">Broadcasters</th></tr><tr><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Network</th><td> CBC, CTV, SRC</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" style="text-align:center;border-top:1px solid #aaa">

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56th Grey Cup was played November 30, 1968, and the Ottawa Rough Riders defeated the Calgary Stampeders 24 to 21 before 32,655 fans at Toronto's Exhibition Stadium. Vic Washington's 79-yard run is still a Grey Cup record, and he won the Grey Cup Most Valuable Player award.

Box score

First Quarter

Ottawa – Single – Don Sutherin 00 yard kick

Second Quarter

Ottawa – FG – Don Sutherin 27-yard field goal
Calgary – TD – Peter Liske 1-yard run (Larry Robinson convert)
Calgary – TD – Terry Evanshen 21-yard pass from Peter Liske (Larry Robinson convert)

Third Quarter

Ottawa – TD – Russ Jackson 1-yard run (Don Sutherin convert)

Fourth Quarter

Ottawa – TD – Vic Washington 79-yard run (convert blocked)
Ottawa – TD – Margene Adkins 70-yard pass from Russ Jackson (Don Sutherin convert)
Calgary – TD – Terry Evanshen 4-yard pass from Peter Liske (Larry Robinson convert)

Teams 1 Q 2 Q 3 Q 4 Q Final
Ottawa Rough Riders 1 3 7 13 24
Calgary Stampeders 0 14 0 7 21

1968 Miss Grey Cup

Team nominees[1]
Miss BC Lions Valerie Bryan
Miss Calgary Stampeders Patricia Cooper
Miss Edmonton Eskimos Barbara Casault
Miss Hamilton Tiger-Cats Kathy Cumming
Miss Montreal Alouettes Lynn Jessop
Miss Ottawa Rough Riders Lee Donaldson
Miss Saskatchewan Roughriders Donna Hardy
Miss Toronto Argonauts Jacquie Perrin
Miss Winnipeg Blue Bombers Diane Zuk
  • Miss Edmonton Eskimos Barbara Casault was named Miss Grey Cup 1968, with Miss Toronto Argonauts Jacquie Perrin the first runner-up, and Miss Hamilton Tiger-Cats Kathy Cumming the second runner-up. A second-year education student at the University of Alberta, she received a new 1969 convertible, a trip for two to Mexico, a mink stole, a movie camera and a diamond watch set. Each contestant received $1,500 in prizes. Casault's prizes were worth $15,000, with those for the first-runner up worth $2,700 and the second runner-up worth $2,200.
  • Miss Saskatchewan Roughriders Donna Hardy was chosen the inaugural Miss Personality Plus by the other contestants.
  • Selection of Miss Grey Cup was done on the basis of personality and poise (30 points), carriage and figure (15 points), make-up and grooming (10 points), speech and projection (10 points), cheerleader costume (10 points) and overall impression (10 points).[2]

References

  1. ^ Montreal Gazette, Thursday 28 November 1968, page 34.
  2. ^ Toronto Star, Wednesday 27 November 1968, page 65.

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