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Vince Sapinaki, Mike VanDine, Harlan Wheatly, Terry Boultinghou , Hon Lovett, and Bryan Crompton. Second row: Tom Fisher, and Lonnie Elliott. Third row: Frank Kckhardt, Steve Dawson, Colin Bream, Jim Ortiz, Cary Coin, John Rodriguez, Sam Johnson, Mike McMillan, Terry Crawford, Ed Denton, Dave Kirkwood, Stan Dawson, Pat Dinneen, and head coach George Lomas, John Eakin, and coach Ben (dark. Back row: Mgrs. AI Tucker, Ken Tanner, Bill Bateman, Ken Brow, coaches Jim Annual Football Banquet Features Exceptional Islander (iridders Special honors were awarded to eight Rock gridders at the annual football banquet. Steve Wilson, the spectacular quarterback, was named most valuable player. He was also selected an hon¬ orary tri-captain, along with his two favorite re¬ ceivers, end AI Bream and flanker back Brian Crompton. Fullback Ed Denton was the recipient of the most improved player trophy, and the best team man honor was present ' d to Jeff Maurus, a guard. The best blocker award went to lineman Harlan Wheatley, and the best defensive player award was given jointly to defensive end Ted VanDine and linebacker Dick Secor. Lenny Kallis, veteran basketball coach at Augustana College, was master of ceremonies for the program, which included an original skit by Islander cheerleaders and several selections by the Vi-Counts, 1958 Illinois District Barber Shop (Juartet champs. The Rev. William Grimes, WIIBF Sports Announcer Don Sharp, and Principal Charles O. Austin, Jr. also participated in the program. The banquet was arranged by a parents ' com¬ mittee, of which Mrs. Lewis B. Wilson, Jr. was general chairman. SPORTS 201
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MEMBERS OF THE ROCK ISLAND FOOTBALL SQUAD an Front row: John Eastland, Jeff Mauri . Dirk Secor, Bill Stengel, Sowers, Bill Kempf, John Wheeler, Terry Ellis, Tom llilton, Harry Frank, Mike Sable, Chuck Steffen, Steve Summers, Larry Jim Bevans, John Tingle, Cordon Ellingsworth, Tom Moore, and Tom Mosenfelder. Fourth row: Hollis Ward, Grear Kimmel, “Sonny” Franck. Fifth row: Steve Sailers, Steve W ilson, Al Bream, Chris Hoy, Ed Thomas, Gary Mi ore, John Lowery, Dennis Johnston, Duane Bonsall, William Hardin, and mgr. George Conway. 200 SPORTS SPECIAL AW ARD WINNERS at Rock Island football banquet were: Ted VanDine, Dick Secor, Al Bream, Bryan Crompton, Steve Wilson, Harlan Wheatley, Jeff Maurus,-and Ed Denton.
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Sophomore Football Squad Completes Season with 7-1 Record HOCK ISLAND SOPHOMORE gridder are —Front row: Larry Sutton, Anthony Hodge, Boh Ehert s Steve Norton, John Be- renger, Bryant Wynea, Way ne Westbrook, Don Rhode, Mike Senatra, Bill Atkina, Boh Bevana, Roger Elahury, Steve Hainea, Bill Woeokner. Second row: Carl Moore, Ricky Randolph, Tom Peachange, Ralph Yeater, Bruce Runge, Dave Schmook, Boh Sager, Joe Elmore, Alonzo Davia, Dave Thonn, Phil Han¬ nah, Earl Bunch, Tim Moaa. Third row: Joe Kollea, Arlie Mey¬ er, Jim Somea, Coach Jerry Janecke, Mike Taylor, Coach Jack han. Coach John Hardin, Charlie Sheeder, Jim Slack, Steve Grindel, Terry Denoma, Jim Scott, Bill Sheeder, Dave Webb, Ed Thomaa, Pat Hoy, Rick Rickardaon, Head Coach Merle Aller, Bob Gonzelea, Coach Don DeTaeye. The Rook Inland Sophomore finished their arid season with an outstanding 7-1 record. Their only loss was a 24-13 contest with Daven¬ port Central, which won the Quad-City champion¬ ship. The Pebbles were runner-up in both the Quad-City and Mississippi Valley Conferences. The Central game was the second of the sea¬ son following a Rock 14-2 victory over Alleman. The Rock Island Pebbles then won six straight. The Pebbles’ most exciting game was with Davenport West. With just 12 seconds left in the game and West leading 12-7, the Rocks’ Dave Thonn ran 12 yards for the winning TD. All other games were decisive victories for the sophomores, including a 13-0 conquest of Dubuque at Homecoming. The 1964 season was the Pebbles’ best under Coach Merlin Aller. Each of his two previous teams fought to a 5-3 record. 202 SPORTS Scoreboard Rock Island 14 Alleman 2 Rock Island 13 Davenport Central 1 25 Rock Island 25 Moline 6 Rock Island 14 Davenport West 12 Rock Island 13 Dubuque 0 Rock Island 19 East Moline 6 Rock Island 19 Washington 0 Rock Island 21 Iowa City 6
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