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FOURTH ROW; Emie Jones, Bill Kempf, Georg e Decker, Kent Thomas, Phil Hannah, Wayne Westbrooks, Chuck Langrman, Mike Taylor. Tony Hodg-e. and Mike Mason. FIFTH ROW; Earl Bunch, Steve Norton, Floyd Rose, Randy Miller, Assistant Coaches Duane Bonsall, Ben Clark, Bill Hardin, and Jim Johnstone. SIXTH ROW; Managers Bill Bateman, Larry Hanegman, Ken Tanner. Rick Bennett, Tim Fuller, and George Conway. ELECTED BY THE SQUAD to receive team honors were; Terry Ellis, co-captain; Gordon Ellingsworth, co-captain and best team man; Gary Moore, most valuable player; Lonnie Elliott, best Diocker; Mike McMillan, best de¬ fensive player; and Gary Coin, most improv player, Football 203
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THE MEMBERS OF the Varsity football team - FIRST ROW; Colin Bream, Gordon Elling-sworth, Michael Mc¬ Millan, Larry Fisher, Terry Ellis. Lonny Elliot, Gary Coin. Gary Moore. Greer Kimmell, Stan Dawson, Steve Taber. SECOND ROW; Steve Dawson, Charley Johnson, Steve Sailer, John Bereng er, Tom Hilton, Bob Sag“er. Gridders Recognized Rock Island closed its 1965 football sea¬ son with the annual banquet held in the Rocky cafeteria on November 18. After an enjoyable meal, prepared by a kitchen crew headed by Mrs. Nicholas Peschang-, the team heard Mr. F. W. Aspedon, principal of Rock Island Senior High School, welcome guests. Master of Ceremonies, Rocco Carbone, a football refereeing official, then introduced the honored guests and the first-string cheerleaders. The head of the football coaching staff, George “Sonny” Franck, presented the 1965 football squad and assistant coaches, and reviewed the season, which set a record as Chuck Steffen, Jim Somes, Ralph Yeater, John Rodri¬ guez, Carl Moore. THIRD ROW; Steve Grindle, Greg Hockett, Bryant Wynnes, Mike Sinatra, Dave Thonn, Jim Slack, Bob Bevins. Tom Peschang, Dave Schmook, Richard Richardson. at Football Banquet the school’s worst since 1939. Departing from tradition. Coach Franck announced the squad members selected to receive honors. They were: Most Valuable Player, Gary Moore; Team Co-Captains, Gor¬ don Ellingsworth and Terry Ellis; Best Team Man, Gordon Ellingsworth; Best Blocker, Lonnie Elliott; Most Improved, Gary Coin; and Best Defensive Player, Mike McMillan. Coach Franck says: “It takes courage to play on a losing team. Our players had such courage, and as a result, we had many inter¬ esting games. If the returning lettermen work hard, we will have a fine nucleus for an ex¬ cellent season in 1966.” 202 P ootball
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Rocks Defeat Pioneers in Season-Opener SEVERAL ROCKY PLAYERS show their ingfenuity by im¬ provising a tackle of sorts on a fleeing East Moline ball carrier. The Rocks won their Homecoming tilt, 19-6. BLOCKING, AN INTEGRAL part of the football whole, is aptly dis¬ played by Senior Halfback Gary Moore (27). 204 Football
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