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7. FIRST ROW: Bob Scott, Tim Mont¬ gomery, Jim Thonn, Mike Urie, Kelly O ' Hern, Bruce Johnson, Todd Creger. SECOND ROW: Bill Arndt, Wedge Wat¬ kins, Dave Stone, Coach Wood, Mark Miller, Marty Strickler and Kirk Lawson make up Rocky ' s Golf Team. 2. and 3. 7 golfer, sophomore Dave Stone, shows perfect form. 3 m Fall Conference Standings: Assumption 949 Rock Island 997 Moline 997 Alleman 998 West 1007 Central 1013 East Moline 1034 Golf 705
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Golfers Tie for 2nd After a disappointing spring season last year, and with only two returning lettermen, the 1972-1973 boys ' golf team surprised everyone with a tie for second place in the Quad-City Metropolitan Fall Golf Conference. The team was led by sophomore Dave Stone who finished third in the individual conference standings out of nearly fifty competitors. Stone led the Rocks with a 39.33 average score for nine holes. Se¬ niors )im Thonn and Tim Montgomery contrib¬ uted their experience to the team effort, while junior Mike Urie and sophomore Bob Scott provided the unexpected talent to vault the Rock Island Golf Team into contention. Thonn ' s fall average was 41.83. Urie, Montgomery, and Scott each averaged just over 43 strokes. With the five varsity golfers who played this fall composing the nucleus and with sophomore Bill Arndt and freshman Kirk Lawson complet¬ ing the top unit. Coach Dave Wood is anticipat¬ ing a state contender in the near future. i 1. Senior Jim Thonn loosens the dirt with a good drive. 2. Keeping his eye on the ball is Mike Urie. 3. Under¬ classman Kirk Lawson proves his skill as a fresh¬ man golfer. 4. The success¬ ful varsity golf team is com¬ posed of Tim Montgomery, Mike Urie, Bob Scott, Jim Thonn, Dave Stone, and Coach Dave Wood. 2 104 Golf
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Netters Tops in Conference The powerful varsity tennis squad again topped all Quad City and Western Big 6 Conference competion in the 1972 spring and fall seasons. Coach Bob Motz ' s spring team rolled to their third straight Western Big 6 championship, a title they have won every year since the Conference was formed. Dick Hainline and Mike Skafidas won the Conference doubles championship, while Scott Reid advanced to the finals in singles. The Islanders also won the Quad City Conference in the spring and again in the fall. In the last 15 years under Coach Motz, the squad has won every Quad City championship. The fall tennis team had 6 wins and 0 losses in winning the Quad City Conference. After an 8-1 win in the opener against Moline, the team ran 5 straight 9-0 shut outs. Senior Dick Hain¬ line, who is the first squad member to play varsity all four years, ran his singles win streak fo 70 dual meets without a loss. Varsity squad members Hainline, Kelly Thurman, Tom Myers, Mike Skafi¬ das, Tom Roller, Larry Erikson and Dave Hughes all helped extend the team ' s win streak to 21 straight dual meets. Hainline and Skafi¬ das are the senior squad members. 1. Junior Tom Myers moves swiftly to make his return. 2. The undefeated varsity tennis team, along with Head Coach Bob Motz and Coach Shelly Weiner, is Dick Hainline, Kelly Thur¬ man, Tom Myers, Mike Skafidas, Tom Roller, Larry Erikson and Dave Hughes. 3. 2 singles player is Kelly Thurman. 706 Tennis
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