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Page 96 text:
Rocks ' Courtplay Looks Promising for Future The 1972-73 Rocks faced numerous top- ranked teams in one of the toughest schedules in Illinois. Under new head coach Jim Gleboff, the Rock Island quintet began the long road back to the top with an all junior cast backed up by one of the finest all around sophomore teams in recent years. Gleboff, with an impres¬ sive record of numerous championship teams and state tourney experience, came to Rock Is¬ land to face the challenge of building a champi¬ on. Despite losses to many good senior domi¬ nated ball clubs, the young Rocks showed great determination, character, and improvement. Finding wins hard to come by, the Rock Island five showed keen competitive desire in every game. Sometimes outclassed, sometimes play¬ ing toe to toe with the best, Rocky lost its first eleven games before a convincing 53-37 victory over a good Clinton team. Looking to the fu¬ ture, the Rocks refused to fold as they gained the necessary experience and maturity to put them in the championship class. After the 1972-73 season of apprenticeship. Coach Gleboff and his determined Rocks feel Rock Island basketball is on its way to the top. 7. Rock Island ' s new varsity basketball coach, )im Gleboff is here to restore the Rocks ' bas¬ ketball prominence 2. The Rocks lone senior, Ronnie Bea drives hard for the basket, despite the out-stretched hand of a Rockford West player. 3. Tim Gordon goes high to claim an¬ other rebound off the offensive boards. 4 The Rock Island varsity basketball squad con¬ tains; FIRST ROW: Mark Mills, Richard Ellis, Steve Whitney, Ron lett, Kevin Rudd, Vince Shepherd, Mike Foley, Ken Soady SECOND ROW : Head Coach Jim Gleboff, Donald Hill, Ronnie Bea, Fred Radloff, Tim Gordon, Eliot Thomas, Craig Blomberg, and Coach Frank Youngquist. 92 Varsity Basketball
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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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' Rock Island 54 Dav. Central 75 Rock Island 36 Assumption 37 Rock Island 38 Rockford Auburn 62 Rock Island 39 East Moline 59 Rock Island 39 Dav. West 44 Rock Island 43 Quincy 90 Rock Island 43 Alleman 63 Rock Island 48 Galesburg 63 Rock Island 46 West Rockford 77 Rock Island 42 Moline 73 Rock Island 47 Dav. Central 75 Rock Island 53 Clinton 37 Rock Island 57 Assumption 48 Rock Island 57 East Moline 79 Rock Island 37 Alleman 76 Rock Island 48 Dav. West 37 Rock Island 36 East Aurora 68 Rock Island 49 Moline 72 Rock Island 37 Chicago Marshall 53 Rock Island 42 Quincy 61 Rock Island 51 Galesburg 72 j Varsity Basketball 93
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