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Page 40 text:
Ed Schaeffer, lack Shockley, Bob Cutfcrth, Ed Oettle, Bill Wilson, Ken Trabue,
: Harry Gustine, Iohn Light, Sam Ferguson, Buddy Hook, Kenny Tilton, Maurice Kennedy
Bud Cosby, Dale Spurgeon, Harold Frazier, Bill Hart, Charles Anick, Nat Wilson.
George Morrison, Iim Cox, Esau Taylor, Iim Furgeson, Ronnie Cowan, Bob Webb,
Gene Warner, Iohn Purnell. Mgr., Everett Wilson, Dan Wells.
George Priest, Wesley Pruitt, Ernie Whetzel.
Tracksters Pound Cinders for Fair Season
Handicapped by a lack of a home track and unable
to practice or hold track meets the Alton High cinder-
men, under t
make a fair showing last season.
Last year's squad was made up principally by
seniors who graduated. Iohn Light, a 440 man: Bob
Cutforth and Carl Gillin, dash men: Bill Wilson, a
miler: and Charles Anick and Bob Fowler, weight men,
he direction of Coach Grove managed to
major portion of points for Alton.
1951 TRACK SCHEDULE
Hurst-Bush - 32 Schools
Alton - Sth
Western - Triangular
Alton - lst
Ierseyville - Triangular
Alton - lst
Wood River - Conference Relays
Alton J 4th
Wood River - Quadrangular
Alton - 2nd
Roxana - County Meet
Alton - 4th
Dupo - Invitational
Alton - Llth
Granite City - Quadrangular
Alton - 3rd
Granite City - District Meet
Bob Fowler Qualified for State Meet
Belleville - Alton 2nd
Granite City - Alton lst
Granite City Conference Track Meet Nat Wilson Clears the Bar'
Alton -- 5th
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Four Records At State Tourney
1951 BASEBALL RECORD
Bethulto O ,,,,.,,,,,Y.,,,,,,..,,...... Alton 5
Ierseyville 3 ,.,.,,,,, ,.,...... A lton 8
Belleville 0 ......... ..,,...., A lton l
Edwardsville O ......... .,,,,,,,, A lton 7
Granite City 6 .....,,., ......... A lton 5
Ierseyville O ...,....Y ....,.... A lton 9
Roxana 2 ,,,,,,,, ......... A lton 12
Collinsville l ,.,,,,,, ......... A lton 6
E, St. Louis 0 .....,,, .,,,..... A lton 4
Western Military 5 ........ ......... A lton 11
Wood River 9 .....,,,,,,.,,.............. Alton 7
lerseyville O ..........,,........,,,,v,,. Alton 15
VVood River l ......,.. ,,,,,,,,, A lton 5
Granite City 5 ...,,,,,,,,,,,,,......Y..... Alton 8
Staunton 4 .............,,,,,,,,....... Alton 5
Belleville 2 ,,,,,,,.............,,,,,,,, Alton 3
LaSalle-Peru 2 .............,..,........... Alton 16
Waukegan O ....,,.. .....,,,, A lton 3
Pekin 11 .,i,,,,,, .,,,,,,,, A lton 5
A Few of the Athletic Trophies VV'on 1951-1952!
Upperz Second Base Capers:
Monte Holliday Sneaks In.
lack Ash Stretches a Single into a Doubl
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For the first time in several years Alton High
has again entered cross country competition. Cross
country was added to the school's sports calendar
in an effort to condition basketball players and de-
velop distance men for track.
Completing the year's schedule for five cross-
ccuntry meets the Alton Harriers ran up a record
of a first, a third, two fourths, and an eighth. Since
this is the first year that Alton High athletes have
participated in this sport, their record is a reasonably
Coach Halt's hill and dale team consists of
Leslie Hale, lack Hill, Dick Phelps, Richard Mc-
Ferrin, and Roland Banks. From this group only
lack Hill will graduate, indicating that Alton High
can expect a good team of two-milers for next fall.
Golf, like cross-country is another one of the
newer sports at Alton High.
Last year's golf team entered in two main meets.
The district golf meet in Belleville was won by the
Redbirds, which gave them an opportunity to go to
Champaign for the State meets.
Larry Beckert, Bill Malson and the Lawson
brothers, Ken and Ron, returned from the Belleville
district meet with a first place plaque. ln taking
first place, the team had a low of 340.
VVhen the team traveled to the State Tourna-
ment they failed to qualify for the' final rounds.
Cross Country: Upper Group:
Iack Hill, Leslie Hale, Roland Banks, Richard McFerrin,
Golf Team: Lower Group:
Larry Beckett, Ronnie Lawson, Bill Maison, and Ed
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