Rock Island High School - Watchtower Yearbook (Rock Island, IL)

 - Class of 1966

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Rock Island High School - Watchtower Yearbook (Rock Island, IL) online yearbook collection, 1966 Edition, Page 223 of 264
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Dolphins Place Fifth in State Meet THE VARSITY SWIMMING team reflects on their out¬ standing season. FRONT ROW: Mike Cheney, Scott Buckles, Jim Smithson, Dennis Downing , Wayne Simmons, Mike Burke, Bill Schuster, Tom Chappell, Bob Hotle, Dave Thompson, and Bill Davis. SECOND ROW: Larry Sutton, Mgpr., Jeff Murphy, Dan Deering, Larry Riley, Bob Graves, David Johnson, Tom Wilson. Jerry Boxman, Mike Crow, Jerry Murphy, Lee Hedquist, Weldon Bloom (Manager), and Dwight Anderson, (Head Manager). THIRD ROW: Jim Calloway, Steve Frin k, Steve Gilliam, Mike Conrad, Brad Nelson, Mike Roth- weiler, Dave Kirkwood, Dan Dismer. Mike Bedford. Chic Hanssen, PaUner Boynton, and Mike Brinn. BACK ROW: Assistant Coach James Peterson, Ralph Fisher, Norm Davis, Russ Zeroth, Dick Turnbull, Bill Arm¬ strong, Glen Hunter, George Krismanits, Lonnie Os¬ borne, Brice Anderson. Jim Bell, Dave VanLandschoot, and Head Coach Gary Ackerson. SCOREBOARD Swimming-— 1966 The Rock Island swimming team achieved the finest record in the history of the school during the 1965-1966 season. The Rocks finished the year with a dual mark of 12-2, and in championship meets, the tankers were always top contenders for high honors. The Dolphins won the Quad-City meet and the District Meet by sizeable margins. The team, paced by a group of All-Ameri¬ can Seniors —Mike Bedford, Jim Calloway, Chic Hanssen, Dave Kirkwood and Mike Rothweiler—stroked to a remarkable fifth in the state meet. The outstanding under¬ classmen were Juniors Tom Wilson, Steve Gilliam, and Steve Frink, and Sophomores Tom Chappell and Bill Schuster. Although losing their strong Senior forces. Head Coach Gary Ackerson and Assistant Coach Jim Peterson anticipate a successful season to come. Next year’s varsity squad will have nine returning lettermen and a number of potential champion-swimmers combining for what may be a championship team. Rock Island 68 Clinton 27 Rock Island 67 Davenport Central 28 Rock Island 71 Davenport West 24 Rock Island 83 Cedar Rapids Jefferson 12 Rock Island 81 Freeport 14 Rock Island 50 Moline 45 Rock Island 38 Cedar Rapids Washington 57 Rock Island 65 Carl Sandburg 30 Rock Island 851 2 Central 31V 2 Flosmar 51 Rock Island 59 Clinton 36 Rock Island 93 Auburn 18 Guilford 57 Rock Island 66 Moline 29 Rock Island 37 Hinsdale 58 Rock Island 59 Peoria Richwoods 36 Championship Meets Thanksgiving Relays 2nd (6 teams) Riverside Brookfield Invitational Quad-City Varsity Quad-City Sophomore M. V.C. — V arsity M. V.C. — Sophomore District State 2nd (27 teams) 1st (4 teams) 2nd (4 teams 2nd (8 teams) 4th (8 teams) 1st (16 teams) 5th (105 teams) Swimming 219

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JERRY GOTTHARDT 154 Pounds DAVE M 30RE 165 Pounds MIKE MCMILLAN 180 Pound s CLAYTON WEAVER 180 Pounds Three Rocky Grapplers Travel on to State “WATCH MY HEAD shrieks a Rock Island opponent as an RIHS wrestler ferociously forces a slam. JIM ORTIZ Heavyweig-ht 218 Wrestling



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Swimmers Stroke to Exceptional Season SWIMMERS. TAKE YOUR MARK.” SENIOR MEMBERS of the varsity swimming team are, FRONT ROW: Mike Brinn, Dan Dismer, and Chic Hanssen. SECOND ROW: Jim Calloway, Brad Nelson, and Mike Bedford. BACK ROW: Norm Davis, Dave Kirkwood, and Mike Rothweiler. 220 Swimming’ SENIOR BUTTERFLY ACE, Chic Hanssen, and Coach Ackerson look over the competition for Quad City meet.

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