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

 - Class of 1983

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Sophomore Basketball Rl OPP Moline 65 48 Davenport Central 60 59 Quincy 58 60 Davenport West 65 45 Alleman 77 58 Sterling 77 50 Quincy 63 54 Galesburg 63 60 U.T.H.S. 59 30 Peoria Central 55 52 Galesburg 69 72 Quincy 61 56 Proviso West 58 55 Alleman 48 39 Chicago Fenger 79 35 U.T.H.S. 71 48 Davenport West 70 57 Galesburg 73 75 Bloomington Cent. Catholic 73 57 Moline 56 45 IVC 69 50 Free throws require practice. as Bud Sc linger proves during learn drill . For ihe Irtihinen. practice often last into the evening. Trevor Collie find himself "shooting around" with hi Gold team- SOPHOMORE BOYS BASKETBALL FROST RO X Mgr. Mark Duin. Chuck Ledbetter. Brian Nunn. Kcrmit McDuffie. Dwayne Brooke. Darren Baker, Mgr. Herbie Ball. BACK ROM Coach Maxwell Artie. Mgr. Kevin Hird. Bruce Fdwards. Lee Govain. Mark Borchcrding, Dave Carr. Blair DcLong. Brant Cahus, Kyle Collin . Kedrick Prince. Dave Larson. Coach Larry Schulte. Boy Girl Basketball 55

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Freshmen host Tourney Schulte joins Sophs The sign on ihc wall, colored crimson and adorned with gold letter, read "Rock Island Haskethall-the pride of our community". The basis of Rock Island basketball began at the freshmen level with the Red and Gold teams. The Gold team, coached by Norm Albrighton. finished the year with a tournament hosted by both freshmen teams. The Golds came out with a fourth place in the tourney, to end their season with a 6-13 season record. "This team showed a lot of promise and should help create a strong sophomore team." stated Coach Albrighton. The opposing Red team, coached by Mike Brown, concluded their season with a first place in their tourney. The team finished the season with a 19-1 record, losing their one game by a mere three points. Coach Brown shared the same promising speculations of a strong sophomore team in the following year. While the freshmen battled it out in the year-end tourney, the sophomores fought to instill the ability of Coach Larry Schulte and his first year as head sophomore coach. The sophomores captured the first place title at the East Moline tourney over the holiday vacation; the team gave up just three losses throughout their season. Standout sophs Dave Carr. Mark Borchcrding, and Chuck Ledbetter earned places on the varsity team as well as their spots on the Pebbles. Rocky's "super sophs". Kcdrick Prince. Chuck Ledbetter. Mark Borcherd-ing. Lee Gosain. and Dave Carr, join with Coach Reid to display their accomplishment-prosing their ability and earning a position on the sarsity team. ARGUS PHOTO FRFSHMFS GOLD HASH HUAI I FROST RO X Brian Pearson. Doug (•on alc . Pryce Boeye. Keith Ta-lor. Tom Snyder. BACK RO« William Marshall. Todd Sfcngal. Brad Schrager, Trcsor Collie. Coach Norm Albrighton. FRFSIlMtX RtD UASKFTBAlL FRONT ROW Chris Roland. Kcsm llird. Dssayne Brooks. Mark Duin. Toney Hickman. HA( K ROW Mgr Herbie Ball. Robbie Harris. Pete Newcomb. Bruce Edwards. Chad Dew in. Coach Mike Brown. Freshmcn-Red Basketball Rl OPP Rock Island (told 64 41 Roc kridge 79 54 Coolidgc 76 4K Alleman White 62 45 Sterling 56 59 Alleman Green 94 59 Riscrdale 70 55 U.T.ILS. Orange 70 66 Kcwance 64 67 Galesburg 2 40 U.T.H.S. Black 59 46 John Deere H4 42 Wilson 90 52 Rock Island Ciold 65 50 Assumption 60 46 Geneseo 76 54 Galesburg 78 54 Rock Falls 87 62 Rock Island Gold 78 44 Alleman Combination 66 52 U.T.H.S. Combination 62 49 wins-JO losses-1 Freshmcn-Gold Basketball Wilson Gene seo Geneseo "B" Stcrling U.T.H.S. Black Assumption Alleman White Coolidgc John Deere U.T.H.XS. Orange Alleman Green Rock Island Red Kcwance Riscrdale Rock Falls Rock ridge Rock Island Red U.T.H.S. Combination Alleman Combination wins-6 losses 5-4 Boys Girls Basketball



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Michelle Braud f niggle through three opponent to put the ball into the hoop. Looking for a quick pact in. (i«en Collier tako the batclinc inttcad. "Let’s McWin!” Freshmen create new team "Lee’s McWin" was the varsity winning slogan before each basketball game. The language was acquired by traveling to McDonald's on most road trips that the team took. The first freshmen girls basketball team at Rocky took to the court. Gary Anderson, who had been coaching at Edison Junior High School, was hired as the coach for the team. "This team is as well balanced as any other team I have ever been around, through these kids I see a bright future for the Rocky girls' basketball program," Coach Anderson pointed out. The team was approved by the school board on the recommendation of Jack Whan and varsity Coach Ed Swag-gard. Jill Sawin, teacher at Francis Willard, was also hired, by the school board to coach the girls sophomore team. "I think the team is highly skilled with a lot of potential." Coach Swaggard assured, "we have many goals we still have to conquer.” he continued. The team conquered the regional , of last year's season, but lost in the fnal round of the sectionals. The returning players bounced back from the loss and inspired a winning record. Vicki Walker vquccre through U.T. defence to get position, with teammate Bca Flore . Celia Better, and Tonia Wright there to hack up. Girl ’ Ba ketball

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