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

 - Class of 1973

Page 94 of 232

 

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Page 94 text:

Dolphin Determination Builds Victorious Year The Rock Island Dolphins, under the guidance of Head Coach Fred Friedrichsen and assistants Ken Knapp and Rick Gilli¬ land, had a season filled with fine progress and determination. Early in the season, sophomore Vince Ackerson and juniors Craig Kirkpatrick and Dave Andrews, were successful in making state qualifying time in their events. Acker- son also broke all sophomore times in the 400 yard relay. The medley relay team of Andrews, Kirkpatrick, Steve Lardner and Jerry Wagner also made state qualifying time. The Dolphins posted a third place finish at the Evanston Relays, and maintained their productiveness throughout the sea¬ son. Senior diver, Robert Thompson, earned a fifth place medal at Evanston, which was the highest ever achieved by a Rock Island diver in this meet. The 1972-73 tankers ended a successful season with great satisfaction and high honors. Coach Freidrichsen completed his third season as coach, leading his team to championship meets and individual victories. 1. Underclassmen Vince Ackerson, Dave Andrews, Craig Kirkpa¬ trick and Jerry Wagner make up the medley relay team. 2. Looks like a tight race between these swimmers, while they push for¬ ward for their final length. 3. Varsity distance swimmer, Vince Ackerson, begins another state qualifying contest. 4. Junior Dave Andrews shows quickness and strength as butterfly swimmer for Rock Island. 5. Members of the Dolphins are: FIRST ROW: Man¬ ager C. VanWolvelaere, R. Thompson, Head Manager S. Werthei¬ mer, B. Osmundson, S. Lardner, G. Krismanits, C. Kirkpatrick, D. Andrews, J. Wertheimer. SECOND ROW: Mr. R Gilliland, D. DePaepe, N. Klatt, C. Danner, S. Lofgren, J. Wagner, V. Ackerson, S. Gang. THIRD ROW: Mr. K. Knapp, R. Wertheimer, J. Krisman¬ its, J. Scott, K. Wilson, S. Jingst, M. Dingeldien, P. Cowan. FOURTH ROW: Mr. F. Friedrichsen, Manager J. Collins, D. Mere¬ dith, R. Cowan, M. Pierson, G. Resler, C. Edwards, B Johnson, Trainer S. Pressly, Manager C. Russell. 6. Assistant Coach Rick Gil¬ liland, Head Coach Fred Friedrichsen and Diving coach Ken Knapp are the proud instructors of the Dolphins. 7. Senior swim¬ mers and leaders of their team are S. Lardner, B. Osmundson, J. Wertheimer, G. Krismanits and B. Thompson. 8. Brad Osmundson swiftly dives off the block, and heads for another victory. 90 Swimming

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Rock Island 37 Savanna 15 Rock Island 33 East Moline 17 Rock Island 9 Moline 35 Rock Island 17 Alleman 28 Rock Island 26 Dav. West 23 Rock Island 30 Sterling 18 Rock Island 36 Quincy 12 Rock Island 41 Galesburg 9 Rock Island 35 Dav. Central 17 Rock Island 38 Assumption 17 Rock Island 20 East Moline 24 Rock Island 15 Moline 31 Rock Island 20 Dixon 23 Rock Island 40 Kewanee 9 Rock Island 42 Stockton 6 Rock Island 30 Alleman 14 Tournaments Davenport Invitational 3rd out of 8 Palatine Tournament 5th out of 16 State District 2nd out of 9 State Sectional 6th out of 34 State Finals 15th out of 106 Wrestling 89



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Rock Island 69 Tipton 25 Rock Island 48 Carl Sandburg 47 Rock Island 53 Homewood Flossmoor 43 Rock Island 25 Moline 70 Rock Island 40 Davenport Central 54 Rock Island 37 Peoria Central 58 Rock Island 50 Macomb Western 44 Rock Island 67 Assumption 28 Rock Island 50 Clinton 45 Rock Island 34 Cedar Rapids Washington 60 Rock Island 34 Davenport West 61 Rock Island 59 Dubuque 23 Rock Island 11 Moline 64 Rock Island 58 Sterling 36 Rock Island 34 Peoria R ich woods 61. Swimming 97

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