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

 - Class of 1972

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LEFT: All referees arms go up. signalling anoth¬ er Pebble touchdown over Quincy. BELOW: Ron Hudson (34) carries the ball, while Barry Pence (60) races over to help. 89

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Pebble Gridders Have Perfect Season Achieve First Sophomore 9-0 Record This year ' s 1971 sophomore football team ended its season with a perfect 9 wins - 0 losses record. The only other time that this outstanding feat has been accomplished was in 1942. Even then the Little Rocks played only 8 games. The sophomore ' s perfect record is attributed to the great efforts and quali¬ ties of head coach John Benn, his assist¬ ants, and the determination and will¬ power that the Pebbles carried through¬ out their season. The Little Rocks opened their season by clenching Alleman 27-0, and win¬ ning the city title. They then went on to beat Moline and Assumption, giving only Moline a chance to score. The Pebbles traveled to Galesburg and easi¬ ly defeated them with a score of 28-0. They then smothered Davenport West and East Moline, carrying 7 touch¬ downs each game. They left Central scoreless and romped Rockford West, 20-6. The sophomores victoriously closed their season 28-6 over Quincy. ROW I: Dan Clash, John Medlock, Perry Scott, Richard Ellis. Bruce Rciff, Jeff Tubbs, Dwight Metcalf, Mike Collins, Tim Gordon. Mark Ste¬ venson, Ron Hudson, Ron Jett, Barry Pence, Mark Greene. Neal Robbins. Mike Foley. Rich Barlow, Tom Morganstern, David Dorbeck, Mike Heggen, Terry Wilson. ROW 2: Mr. Sam McCann, Mr. Hugh Johnson, Ervil Donelson, Alan O ' Neil, John Foster. Steve Hoots, Jay DeWitt, Dan Geisler, Dale Rice, Jeff Brown, Kevin Rudd, Gerry Kee, Dave Sunstrom, Tim Benfield, Troy Lee, Todd Ackerman, Craig Kirk¬ patrick, Steve Schweinberger, manager Gary Walker, Mr. Charles Paradiso, Mr. John Benn. ROW 3: manager Wayne Each, manager Sid McKinley, Paul Foster, Randy Wiggins, Dave Maynard, Jim Gindlesparger, Craig Smith, Scott Heth. Dave Andrews, Mark Brunat, Jim Gann. Tom Ramsey, Jeff Hindman, Sam McAdams, Brian Hall, Bob Nache, Dewey Hines, Greg Bar¬ nett, Tom Mathis, Mr. Tom Goodwin. Missing: Charles Delcourt. Rock Island Alleman Rock Island Moline Rock Island Assumption Rock Island Galesburg Rock Island Davenport West Rock Island East Moline Rock Island Davenport Central Rock island Rockford



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Rocks Take District Title The returning Rock Island wrestling veterans Mike Bough- an, Jerry Vesey, Greg Moroni, Robert Hill and John McDuffy were the backbone to Chet Schuktz’s fine varsity ‘Tassling” squad. Vesey and Hill both snatched firsts in the Quadrangular tournament, while Rock Island placed third. Coach Gerber ' s sophomore team traveled to Galesburg and grabbed first place in the Sophomore Western Big Six tournament. The Rocks placed first out of twelve teams that participated in the District tournament which was held at East Moline, and proudly earned their first big step to state. Although the Rocks began a new season building back much of the strength lost to last year’s senior wrestlers, determination and willpower helped this year’s squad achieve their victories. UPPER RIGHT: Determination is what helps wrestlers like Greg Moroni against the Moline Marrons. ABOVE: FIRST ROW: Louie Wells, Mike Riey, Mike Boughan. Andy Rich, Jerry Vesey, Don Williams, Calvin Bates, Dave Guldenzoph, Greg Moroni, Richard Barnett, Robert Hill, John McDuffy, SECOND ROW: Troy Lee, John Rogers, Steve Watkins, Wayne Each, Mike Kean, Tom Pilcher, Bill Wayne, Gary McCormick, John Lard, Peter Frank, Rex Benz, Dan Anderson, THIRD ROW: Ron Johnson. Bill Pilcher, Dirk Palmer, Lon Bacon, John Lites, Keith Dirk, Allen Branch, Pete Frank, Steve Vandeputte, Bob Jack- son, Coach Don DeTaeye, Head Coach Chester Schultz, FOURTH ROW: Dwight Metcalf, Morry Cook. Jeff Baldrige, Mike Heggen, Bruce Reiff, Mark Ste¬ venson, Greg Steiss, Bart Huffman, Coach Walt Gerber. John Chaney, FIFTH ROW: Greg Fox, Rick Bands and Don Hill. 90

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