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

 - Class of 1969

Page 231 of 268

 

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Senior cinder men lead track team to victory Fall Track (6-11) Rock Island 15 Dav. Central 40 Rock Island 15 Clinton 45 Rock Island 18 Moline 40 Rock Island 30 Dav. West 29 Rock Island 15 East Moline 45 Rock Island 15 Assumption 45 Rock Island 15 Alleman 45 Quad City Champions M.V.C. Champions Cross-Country (8—0) Rock Island 18 Central 43 Rock Island 15 Clinton 45 Rock Island 21 Moline 39 Rock Island 26 West 34 Rock Island 15 East Moline 45 Rock Island 15 Assumption 45 Rock Island 15 Asseman 45 Rock Island 15 Galesburg 45 Quad City Champions Second M.V.C. District Champions Diligent practice makes for excellence in pole vaulting as shown here by Greg Carlsen, Dan Tomich, and Steve Kean. Spring track members are FRONT ROW, Ron Carey, Bob Cindlesparger, Bob Bellomy, Ken Enstrom, Ted Larson, Gary Green- leaf, Tony Canny, Ben Farrar, Harvey Chaney, Kevin O ' Hern, Rick Miers, Bob Carbone, Tom Cole, Larry Begyn. SECOND ROW, Frank Wood, Craig Brown, Dennis Metz, Dan Murphy, Tom Skafidas, Steve Frances, Kevin Ekert, Melvin Stetson, Scott Mcllvain, Howard Waxenburg, Bill Nelson. THIRD ROW, Dan Havemann, Drake DeVore, Jim Armstrong, John Swift, Carl Mattson, Bill Hawley, Fred Cueno, Dan Tomich, Steve Kean, Paul Mayes, Jerry Jinks. FOURTH ROW, Brent Lane, John Gunter, Mike Timion, Mike Yazbec, Bob Scott, Steve Perrin, Bill Johnson, Gary Willits, Greg Gladkin, Marc Sheer. BACK ROW, Ben Clark, Hod Lundeen, Mike Haney, Tracy Stollberg, Michael Schomer, Reggie Boswell, Roscoe Hamen, Duramani Janneh, Bryan Hawkins, Duane Bonsall, Bill Hardin. 227

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Trodding paths for the Cross Country Team were FIRST ROW, Bob Bellomy, Ted Larson, Ken Enstrom, Larry Begyn, Gary Greenleaf, Tony Canny, Ben Farrar, Kevin O ' Hern, and Bob Gindlesparger. SECOND ROW , Craig Brown, Dennis Metz, Dan Murphy, Tom Skafidas, Frank Frances, Kevin Eckert, Melvin Stetson, Scott Mcllvain, and Ftoward Waxenburg. THIRD ROW, Carl Mattson, Dick Nesseler, Rick Steger, and Mike Jackson. ' 68 track teams continue chain of victories The most successful sports teams of Rocky in the 1968-69 sports season were the Cross Country and Fall Track Squads coached by Howard Lundeen. The varsity team amassed 72 wins and 4 losses in three years, the junior varsity was undefeated, and the Sopho¬ more squad ran up a 27 and 10 mark. This year ' s varsity runners won the Quad-City and Valey Fall Track Championships, they took second in the Mississippi Valley Cross Country Cham¬ pionships, first in district Cross Country and 19th out of over two hundred schools in the State Cross Country meet. 226 Team Captain Larry Begyn set the pace for this year ' s team by setting the school rec¬ ord in the mile at 4:23.9. Larry was backed up with the excel¬ lent distance running of sen¬ iors Ben Farrar, Ted Larson, Bob Bellomy, and Gary Green- leaf. The hard work and dedica¬ tion of the Fall Track and Cross Country Teams was re¬ warded at a banquet given for both squads. Ken Enstrom and Tony Canny both received the Most Improved Runner Award. The award for the Most Valu¬ able Runner went to team captain Larry Begyn and Mel Stetson became 1970 captain. Tracksters, Ken Enstrom and Larry Begyn, contemplate coming events.



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Cross Country squad FRONT ROW, B. Gindlesparger, M. Haney, B Bellomy, T. Canny. BACK ROW, L. Begyn, T. Larson, Coach Lundeen, M. Stetson, K. Enstrom, are hopeful of the spring meet because of their fall state track meet honors. Seasonal track squad springs into action The spring track team shaped up into one of Coach Hod Lundeen ' s most well- rounded teams. The team ex¬ hibited great depth in every department. The nucleus of the field events consisted of Drake De- Vore, Bob Carbone, and Brian Hawkins, This season also saw outstanding performances from the distance department, Larry Begyn, Ken Enstrom, Ben Farrar, Tony Canny, Kevin O ' Hern, Ted Larson, Bob Bel- lomy, Gary Greenleaf, and Mel Stetson. The sprint men turned in some excellent performances by Tom Cole, Harvey Chaney, Lew Miskowicz, and Jim Arm¬ strong. The hurdles were head¬ ed by Ken Johnson, Frank Wood, and Reggie Boswell. 228

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