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Page 84 text:
Football Lettermen ,
0162! 5 f f 07
Jack Redmond, Harvey Moore, Bill Ash.
Ray Block, Craig Beane, Bob Schreiber, Ed Wood.
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scored on the third line play. Wood River was Belleville called on the Redbirds and found the
defeated for Alton's 12th victory over the Oilers V "Birds" to be plenty tough as well as out for
in 16 years-score 12fO. revenge for the tricks the Maroons had used in
By now it was evident that the winner of the '38 to give Us out Wofst deteat in shi Years- The
East St. LouisfAlton battle had a fine chance of uaifWaYsM fairly hoonaed with Alton Passes dnf'
winning the conference. The Weather was not ing the evening and with tout minutes of P1aY the
ideal for a game and the Packers seemed to get Conference Champs of '33 saW Alton seofe a
most of the breaks of the game. Each team respect' touchdown and Point- Passes eithef netted of
ed the others power so much that it soon became set UP the other toUehdoWns- In the 5rd quarter
3 battle of defenses' Alton got in hot Water Belleville needed only half a yard for first down
early in tl-re first quarter when one of our punts but a line buck failed and Alton drove through
rolled out on Altonls 11 yard line. Alton held at for a touchdown immediately thereafter and then
the 5 yard Stripe and East Sldgls greatest op, added another while Belleville became the first
portunity to score was gone. Naughton proved team to cross our goal line in '39. Redmond 2
to be our best punter of the evening. WTMV and McCaskill scoring for Alton in our best air
ot East St- Louis gave Schwartz a bis hand both attack so far in the season. Final count 2077 Alton,
as to playing ability and Hcaptainingu his squad. continued on page 82
Page 83 text:
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George Lazar, Ted Vambaketes, Bill Gaines
James Stallings, Bob Diaz, Matt McCaskill, Hugh Lowery.
son's 2 yard line when the game ended. Touchf
downs were scored by McCaskill, Redmond,
Lazar 2. Madison had lost 28fO.
Edwardsville Tigers were all set to go places
in the conference this year and owned some nice
wins when the Redbirds journeyed there for the
third game of the season. Using the L'airways"
in the third quarter, Wood, Schwartz, Redmond,
Lazar and McCaskill tossed, passed over, around
and past Edwardsville so effectively that the
Tigers had to eat L'crow" while McCaskill took
the touchdown pass for what proved to be the
victory. Late in the fourth quarter the Tigers
drove to the Alton 3 yard line but Stallings and
Moore played a hand in giving Alton the ball.
Stallings replaced Schreiber at right end when
Bob was injured in this game. Jim never gave up
his line position during the remainder of the year.
A Redbird victory 6fO.
Wood River brought a good and heavy team
to Alton and at least 1200 fans. Secret practice
sessions for a week had the Oilers at their best.
They were all set to stop Schwartz as a pass
receiver. So-the Alton lightfweights played
straight football on the ground. Near the end of
the lirst quarter McCaskill caught the "coffin
corner" and the ball went out of bounds on the
Ciler 1 yard line. Joe Astroth punted to the 29
but Alton carried the ball to the 2 yard line as the
quarter ended. Two plays in quarter 2 netted an
Alton touchdown by McCaskill. In the fourth
quarter Lazar recovered an Oiler fumble. He
shot an unexpected pass to Schwartz on our Hrst
play that was stopped on the 11 yard line. Lazar
Page 85 text:
FIRST SQUAD-First 'rows Stallings, Vambaketes, Gaines, Moore, Lowery, Diaz, Schwartz.
Second row: Redmond, Wood, Lazar, McCaskill.
SECOND SQUAD-First frow: Schreiber, Ash, Block, Glass, Beane, Naughton, Grosh, Ray Platter, Carl
Platter. Second vow: Coatney, Hewitt, Carter, Luddeke, Drescher.
THIRD SQUAD-First row: Hammelmann, Magee, Buck, Alberts, Coleman, Schneider, Travis, Bauer
Ready, Cole. Second row: Albrecht, Ed Patterson, Chew, Lucien Patterson, Olson,
Lefler, Wagner, DeSherli, Blair, Stoddard, Hensley.
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Opponents .... ..... 1 3
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