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The Rocks huddle for directions during a time-out. Rock Island 83 Rockford Guilford Rock Island 64 Rockford East Rock Island 60 Freeport Rock Island 69 Moline Rock Island 49 Quincy Rock Island 61 Alleman Rock Island 69 Central Rock Island 62 Hersey Rock Island 73 Chicago St. Rita Rock Island 58 Urbana Rock Island 46 Moline Rock Island 58 West Rock Island 52 U.T.H.S. Rock Island 66 Galesburg Rock Island 69 Rock Falls Rock Island 57 Quincy Rock Island 74 Aurora East Rock Island 59 Alleman Rock Island 78 Fenger Rock Island 81 U.T.H.S. Rock Island 52 Morton Rock Island 67 Galesburg Rock Island 67 Central Catholic Rock Island 73 Moline Rock Island 96 LaSalle-Peru Regional Rock Island 55 Alleman Rock Island 69 Moline 36 Varsity Basketball
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Because of his three years experience, the Rocks rely heavily on Wayne Steeie for leaa- ership. Leon Baker strains to rip the ball away on a tip-off. With a quick burst of speed, Aaron Woods shakes an Alleman defender for a lay-in. varsity Basketball 35 ,v v ya Rocks Go 22-5 Under the direction of first year coach, Duncan Reid, the Rock Island Varsity Basketball team compiled a spectacular record. The Rocks started the season off right with a cham¬ pionship in the Quad-City Turkey Tourney. Going in to the Pekin Holiday Tournament, Rocky was sporting a 6-1 record. The Rocks then swept four very close games to capture the tournament crown. When the state rankings came out in January, Rock Island rose from fifteenth to eighth. Facing their toughest weekend of the year, the Rocks met number one Quincy and 10th ranked Aurora East. Quincy put the clamps on Rocky once again in a sold out fieldhouse. The Rocks bounced back the following night to take Aurora East on a Mike Reid bucket with 5 seconds left. Boosting the Rocks all season were Blake Wortham, Wayne Steele, Rick Keys, Leon Baker, Mike Reid, and " Super-sub " Aaron Woods.
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Pebbles capture conference crown The Rock Island Sophomore Basketball team proved to be a pleasant surprise to first- year Coach Mike Foley, The Pebbles took a 3-1 record into the Sophomore Tourney in East Moline, Two days later they walked away with a second place trophy. A string of victories put the little Rocks on top of the Big Six Conference. The Pebbles were led by Tony Johnson, Harlee Miller, Pat Metcalf, Keith Fisher, and freshman Ron Hotchkiss. mgr. T. Walztoni. D. Brooks, P, Metcalf, D. Babers, M. Bierman, A. Talley, K. Grawe. T. Reed. Row 2 Coach Albritton. M Wells, K. Fisher, B. Grant. B. Brower, T. Johnson, H. Miller, T. Cade, Head Coach Mike Foley. oding scorer, Tony Johnson, drives the iseline for two. arlee Miller leads a fast break against loline. SCOREBOARD Rock Island 55 Moline 51 Rock Island 67 Quincy 54 Rock Island 52 Alleman 56 Rock Island 65 Central 63 Rock Island 71 Sterling 34 Rock Island 73 Galesburg 72 Rock Island 37 Moline 54 Rock Island 56 West 50 Rock Island 59 U.T.H.S. 48 Rock Island 66 Galesburg 62 Rock Island 41 Rock Falls 36 Rock Island 79 Quincy 51 Rock Island 59 Aurora East 45 Rock Island 69 Alleman 66 Rock Island 70 Fenger 51 Rock Island 73 U.T.H.S. 62 Rock Island 65 Morton 64 Rock Island 57 Galesburg 53 Rock Island 78 Central Catholic 65 Rock Island 45 Moline 43 Rock Island 70 LaSalle-Peru 58 37 Sophomore Basketball
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