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Fzrst row T1ckwell Tr1v1s Cook Bnley ones Lau Crane
Second Row McCarty M1tthey L11r Lock Freeman Kuhn Pxnkerton Holt
The Redbrrd b1sketb1ll squ 1d under the d1rect1on of Coach Holt opened the season on December 10 1937
lt Gmllespxe w1th 1 27 22 w1n 1nd w1rn1ed the hewrts of the loy1l rooters the followmg nlght on the home
floor when they dropped jerseyvrlle by 1 37 29 count In the Hrst conference gune we met COll1I'1SV1ll6
md Hoot Exers w1s the K1hok who fU1I1Ed us Evers just got h1s footb1ll mn helled rn txme to help
hls teun p1n 1 34 23 loss on us The followmg mght found East bxde It thelr best 1n footb1ll 1nd we
lost 1 b1sketb1ll gune Then Qumcy c 1me to Alton 1nd kept our m 1ch1ne 1n reverse Durmg the Chrrst
11115 hohdays the Redbrrds defended the1r 1936 37 hol1d1y se 1son crown 1n the Mt Vernon tournament
We defeated Benton 17 14 but lost to Mt Carmel 14 31 anuary 7 1t home agamst EdW1fdSV1ll6 the
B1rds played then' best game of the se 1son Passmg guardmg shootmg g1rner1ng rebounds l1ke veterans
1ga1n renewed basketb1ll hopes Mdd1SOH next fell vlctlm to the Blrds and Wood Rlver upset us there
30 25 due to .1 17 7 h1lf tlme score when the Arton crew fenled to chalk up 1 held go1l mn the first half The
remnnder of the conference season gne uctorxes to Bellevllle md Gr1n1te twxce each and vnns 1lso to
Collmsxllle Edw1rdsv1lle E1st Slde Wood Rlxer wxth 1 uctory for u oxer M1dlSOD here 23 22 I
the rem 1l'111'1g non conference gnnes the Redbxrds won from Dec1tur 1nd Lrxlngston whlle loslng to ulncy
there In tournunent pl 1y we defe1ted Ven1ce 47 45 1nd lost to Collm xrlle 2620
The second te11n gn es some hopes tor the 38 39 5615011 1s McC1rty s men of blood 1I1i.l xron turned ln 1
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HE 1937 SEASON
Wood Rxver contlnued ICS loslng streak and lost to the Redbrrds 320 but
Colllnsvllle a medlocre team wlthstood the 1cy November w1nds to w1n the
next out 60
The season was trad1t1onally cllmaxed by the Turkey Day txlt w1th Western
M1l1t1ry Academy and amld all the pomp belittmv the OCCASION the Hxlltoppers
shouldered arms and drove the crdets back for the seventh successlve year
to the tune of 12 0 before one of the lnrgest crowds ever to w1tness the mnuxl
The Redb1rds placed th1rd ln Conference ratmgs losxng two t1e1ng one
and wmmng four Consrderxng the average we1ght the season was a successful
one Two lettermen recelved berths on the All Conference squad whlle four
were pl rced erther on the second team or were g1ven honorable mentlon
Alton plled up 1 total of 106 polnts whrle thelr opponents were only able to
muster 30 No extra po1nt after touchdown was made by an opposmg team
whxch 15 t6St1II1OI111l enouvh of the Redblrds 1b1l1ty
BRUCE SMITHEF semm
Smlthee after bemg actxxe
1n sexeral athletic fields
became manager of the
1937 Redbxrds and gax
a creditable acount f
Lew1s Moore Lowrv Heath Drake Holland Turk Schre1ber Chew
D1az Redmond Roettger Aulabaugh Vahle Norvell Yost Lanacher
THLETICS Q FOOTBALL Q ATHLETICS Q FOOTBALL 9 ATHLETICS
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Farst Row Schmadt Waters Sawyer Horstnaan Dalton Brunaugh Peraca Schmatt
Heith Waters Coach Haanlane
Second 'row Wanslow Walton Show Buckshot Overhy ohnesee Kennedy Yeakey
Thwd row Walters Walkangton Wackenhauser Taylor
Thas year wrestlrng under Coach Haanlane hat a new hagh when the Redhard grunt and groan squad took
thard plface an the conference wath 6 Wans and 4 losses and pl aced as runner up to East bt Louas and Granate
Crty who shared conference honors when the season s record paxe 9 mans and 1 loss to each of these teams
Interest and enthusaasm for wrestlang rs gradually takang hold an Alton Haph
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