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Page 129 text:
Collinsvillels Kahoks came to Alton all fired up
and left with AltOn's first loss of the year. Sherry
carried the ball for Altons only score in the third
quarter. Alton did well in every department except
the scoring one.
Edwardsville was losing the ball game up to
the final minutes of the game when they got the
ball and drove to a touchdown with time running out.
Alton lost their third straight game when Belle-
ville put the freeze on the ball to protect their I3 to
7 lead. Heaton scored the Alton only touchdown
while Bellanger kicked the extra point.
EAST ST. LOUIS
East St, Louis came to Alton and almost had
a scare thrown into them by the Alton Redbirds.
The high scoring East Side team was held to I2
points by the Alton defense, This was the lowest
score East Side had been held to up to this time.
The Wooci River game was played on a Sat-
urday afternoon in place of the annual Thanksgivinq
Day game. Alton could not move the hall at all.
Wood River scored first and threatened to score
again before the game was over, Alton scored in
the latter part of the game to keep it from being
a Wood River victory.
The season record for the Redbirds was four
wins, four losses and one tie. We could not have
upper Left, Upper Right: had a more even season.
Tom Marquis Everett Wilsoii
LOWE! Left: Lower Right:
Coach Studley Bob Hausman
Left: Hey! I've got it. Everett Wilsoii is brought down trom behind.
Page 128 text:
Alton, who won 6 to 0, made the games only
T. D. in the second quarter. Quarterback lim Eisen-
reich threw a flat pass to fullback Sherry Heaton
who sprinted 47 yards to pay-dirt,
In the second non-conference game, Coach
Stndley sent his entire 33 man squad into the line-
up. Six Birds, Hook, Wilson, Neudecker, Heaton,
Davis, and lVlusgraves scored a touchdown apiece.
At Granite City four Redbirds tallied a T. D.
apiece. The balanced scoring featured Heaton, Wil-
son, Long, and Hook wifh a touchdown being picked
up in each quarter.
Every play was a thrill from the opening
minute to the final second of the Alton, Mt. Vernon
game. It was the Rams game, l4 to 13, until the
final 15 seconds when Mt. Vernon's big lim Stokes
was ordered out of the game on a costly foul that
gave Alton the ball. Alton went on to win the
game in the final two seconds. lim Eisenreich, Alton
quarterback, threw a long pass to end Alex Christian
to set up the T. D. in the last two seconds.
eff Dale Neudecker goes up for a pass as Bob Davis
comes in to help.
Upper Left: Upper Right:
Sherry Heaton Dale Neudecker
Lower Left: Lower Right:
Coach McClain Coach Posey
Right: Buddy Hook carries as Sherry Heaton leads
Page 130 text:
lim Blake and Buddy Hook were team
captains of the Redbirds this season.
lim Blake was a guard and a three letter
man. He won the All-District award as line-
man and was put on the Telegraph All-District
Buddy Hook was a two letter man and a
swift half back. He was one of the better
backs in this area and a real threat at all times.
Left to Rig?-153' ,' K
lim Blake Felix Macias erry Lantz Reid Childers
Dave Ash Dave Musgraves Bob Hawkins
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