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Moline 20 - Rock Island 7 Rod Island 29 - West II Moline’s 20-7 victory over the Rocks marked the first time since 1937 that the Maroons had won in the Rock Island stadium. Rock Island opened the scoring. A roughing-the-kicker penalty against the Maroons put the Rocks on the Moline 42-yard line. Dennis Lomas gained 14 ya rds in two plays to put the hall on the 28-yard line. A pass from Wilson to Bream gave the Rocks a first down and goal to go. Lomas carried to the four, and Lowery scored in three plays. Lomas’ kick was good, and that was the end of Islander scoring for the eve¬ ning. Moline tied the game when a pass from Pierce Myers to Cholewnski scored the TD and the extra point attempt was good. Moline’s second TI) came on a 21-yard pass from Meyers to Al Buchanan. The conversion attempt failed. Moline’s third touchdown came on a 47-yard run by Jeff Hall. Hendrickson kicked the extra point to make the score 20-7. West’s downfall started with a fumble which the Rocks’ Van Dint recovered on the West 44. A pass from Wilson to Bream and a 16-yard run by John Lowery advanced the ball to the 17. Six plays later Lowery scored from the two, and Bream kicked the extra point. West again fumbled, and Van Dine recovered and carried to midfield. The Rocks moved to the Falcon 24 as Wilson passed to Crompton for two successive first downs. Wilson then passed to Al Bream, who scored. Stan Dawson shortly thereafter intercepted a pass on his own 25 and went 75 yards for the TD. Bream kicked the extra point to make the half¬ time score 20-0. In the third quarter Cary Moore gathered in a punt on his eight and dashed 92 yards for the score. The conversion attempt missed, leaving the score at 26-0. The Rocks later took possession of the ball deep in Falcon territory. With fourth down on the 12-yard line, Ed Denton came in to boot a field goal for three points, making the final score 29-0. Rocks Surprised by Moline but Recover with Win Over West TED VAN DINE, DEFENSIVE end for Rock Inland, shrug off blocker and prepare to move in for the tackle on all-stater Roddy Taylor from Davenport Central. ROCK ISLAND ' S JOHN Lowery fight his way up the middle against the Moline Maroon for a short gain. SPORTS 195
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SWEEPING LEFT END, Dennis Lomas picks up yardage against Alleman for Hocky. End Al Bream provides blocking. Islanders Display a Formidable Aerial Attack as the Season Opens It oik Island 19 - Alleman II The Rocks opened their 1964 football season with a 19-14 win over the Pioneers of Alleman, hut they had to come from behind to do it. Alleman took the lead in the first quarter 7-0 when Greg Lenaghan ran 41 yards for the score and then ran for the extra point. With 44 seconds left in the half, Steve Wilson passed to Brian Crompton for an Islander TD. When the conversion attempt failed, Alleman led 7-6 at the half. Rock Island forged into the lead in the third quarter when a 37 vard pass from Wilson to Bream was good for the TD. Both teams scored TD’s in the fourth quarter as llealy ran from the three for Alleman and Lomas ran 13 yards for the Rocks. Rod Island 27 - Central 20 A sparkling air attack outdid a crushing ground game when the Rocks clashed with Daven¬ port Central in the second game of the season. Central took a 7-0 lead in the first quarter when Taylor ran from the 10 yard line. Steve Wilson threw two passes to Al Bream to put the hall on the 29 yard line. Wilson then passed to_Dennis Lomas, who scored. The score was tied 7-7 at the half. In the third quarter Wilson again found his target in Lomas, who went for the TD. Central then took their scoring turn and rushed for two touchdowns. Taylor went 20 yards for the first one and Kehoe kicked the conversion. Taylor again found a hole in the Rocky line and rambled 68 yards for his third TD of the game. The Rocks tied the score at 20-20 when Wilson passed to Crompton. Wilson next threw passes to Gordon Ellingsworth and Al Bream to move the hall into scoring position. A short pass to Crompton then was good for a TD. The successful conversion completed the scoring for the see-saw game. The Islanders ground attack was stalled at a -9 yards while a substantial 472 yards were gained by passing. 194 SPORTS
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THREK ROCK ISLAND R ridder» get oet lo prepare themselves as the cold MARCH wind lets loose a temporary ale. Homecoming Complete with Win Over Rams in High Scoring Contest DEFENSIVE LINEBACKER DICK Secor successfully defends against a possible pass completion against Dubuque. Rod Island 44 - llnbuqur 32 Rock Island ' s homecoming celebration dimmed a bit when Clark Sweet of Dubuque dashed 87 yards with the opening kickoff to score. The Rocks brightened the festivities quickly. Steve Wilson’s passes to AI Bream and Gary Moore advanced the Rocks deep into Ram territory, where Moore scored from 12 yards out. Lowery next added to Rock Island’s core from the Dubuque four-yard line. John March quickly retaliated for Dubuque and astonished Rock homecomers with the game’s second kickoff return for a TD. He scrambled 8o yards. The talented Dubuque team scored two more touch¬ downs and the Rocks one, to leave the half-time score 26-19 Dubuque. Ed Denton scored the game’s next touchdown from the three-yard line, but the Islanders still trailed 26-25. They did not take over the lead until Wilson scored on a 20-yard run. The Rams scored once more when Dennis Bandy faked a field goal attempt from the 12 and crossed the goal line to go ahead 32-31. The Rocks recaptured the lead when Wil¬ son scored from the 13. Denton tallied the free- scoring contest’s final touchdown from the 12, with just 1 1 seconds remaining.
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