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Hod Lundeen Cross Country, Track Bob Motz Boys ' Tennis young athletes to perfection The wrestling and the cross country track teams displayed skill for coaches Chester Schultz and Hod Lundeen. Carl Aronson and Thad Crews fielded area threats in base¬ ball and golf. The feminine sports contingent was repre¬ sented by Frank Youngquist ' s golf team and Mary Brent ' s tennis squad. Chet Schultz Wrestling Thad Crews Boys ' Golf Carl Aronson Varsity Baseball Mary Brent Girls ' Tennis s
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Gary Ackerson Swimming Gary Embretson Varsity Football Coaches ' guidance inspires H.V. " Shorty Almquist Athletic Director Bob Riley Varsity Basketball Under the aegis of Athletic Director H. V. Almquist the Rocks waged many successful sports campaigns. Gary Embretson and Bob Riley coached the football and basketball teams to crown and game winners. Gary Ackerson and Bob Motz had their cus¬ tomary good luck with their swimming and tennis squads. Frank Youngquist Girls ' Golf 190
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Heading the All-Star line up are Jim Purcell, Bob Carbone, Eric Sapinski, Rick Miers, Gary Forslund, Pete Cassini, Mike Shroder, Gerry Lossing, Ed Dye, John Swift, Steve Gordon, Lew Miskowicz, Randy Entler, Drake Devore, Ken Johnson, Ron Severtsgaard, Walt Stradley, Doug Carpenter, Pat Quinlan, Jerry Carpenter, Harvey Chaney, Doug Stelling, Steve Arnold, Individual efforts Tagged as a possible " dark horse, " the Rock Island Var¬ sity football team went on to fulfill that prophecy with an outstanding 6—3 mark. In his second year as head coach, Gary Embretson guided a well- knit ball club to the best rec¬ ord compiled by a Rocky squad in several years. The first game saw the Rocks come from behind to upset the perennial power¬ house, Cedar Rapids Jefferson, in the final quarter, 21—7. Sparked by the running of Ken Johnson and two touch¬ down passes from Drake De- Vore to Rick Miers the grid- ders began the season in a triumphant way. Davenport West was the Rocks ' next vie- key to Rocky tim, as the squad displayed a tremendous rushing attack of 367 yards. The team exploded in the first quarter for 27 points, including a touchdown ramble by defenseman Walt Stradley and three other t-d sprints consuming only five plays from scrimmage. The final score was 41—13. The following week Rock Island
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