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t It's Forest View vs. Prospect Friday! K I C K I N * IT A R O U N D Magazine Features Top Schoolboy Players., Teams HERBIE PHELPS IS A YOUNGSTEK from Old Kentucky Home High School in Bradstown, Ky., who ran for 44 touchdowns and 28 extra points last fall and scored 68 points in a single football game. He averaged slightly better than 20 yards a carry in ten games. There's a 16-year-old playing for Southeast High in Kansas City, Mo., who stands 6-foot-5 and weighs 262 pounds. Bet you think he's a tackle. Russell Washington plays tailback for Southeast High and shows his agility as a hurdler in track and high- scoring center in basketball. Mickey Candehey of Auburndale, Wis., was a busy young man last fall as a junior back. He pitched 21 touchdown passes, ran for 16 more, kicked off, averaged 45 yards on punts and intercepted nine passes in leading his team to an undefeated season. Ted Sweets of Little Butler, Mo. High School could pass 100 touchdowns in his prep career. The 5-foot-10, 220-pound senior scored 80 touchdowns in his first three years of schoolboy football Phelps, Washington, Candehey, and Sweets are just four of over 1,000 high school football players featured in a new magazine called "High School Football." 1 Published by Complete Sports Publications, Inc. of New York, this unique magazine presents all-district football teams, pre-season prep All-Americans, facts and pictures on standouts from thousands of high schools, rankings of teams, and special features on "Texas: King Sized Football" and "Massillon: A Rich and Glorious Tradition." To the avid follower of high school sports this publication presents a fascinating examination of prep football. There are many facts to excite any college talent scout or sports writer. If you're looking for a 9.5 sprinter who is a brilliant broken field runner, then Warren McVea, a 175-pound speedster, is the answer. They're comparing Warren with die fabulous Doak Walker, but he isn't the only explosive runner in the San Antonio (Tex.) Brackenridge High School backfield. Two other members of this swift quartet can do the 100 in 10 flat or better. Do you like size on your high school team? Brooklyn Tech of New York's Metropolitan area averages 219 end-to-end in the line with two of the four backs well over 200. There are let term en at every position and letter-men to back them up from a club that has a 17-game winning streak. Aerial Show in Virginia COLLEGE SCOUTS interested in landing the services of one of the finest high school passers in the country are watching every move of Buster O'Brien, a 6-foot, 175-pounder from Princess Ann High School in Virginia Beach, Va Buster has completed 235 of 421 passes for 3,430 and 39 touchdowns in the past two seasons. O'Brien's pet target is 6-foot-3, 195-pound Charlie Carr who has pulled in 105 aerials for 18 touchdowns in those two seasons. Carr also is an excellent kicker who has drawn rave notices from professional grid scouts. Touted Massillon, Ohio High School plays to crowd* in the 20,000- plus class in a fancy stadium, but there are some other prep giants that would like to bang heads with this Ohio powerhouse. Valdosta (Ga ) High School has compiled an amazing record since 1940 with 207 victories and only 26 losses. They've picked up ten state championships and have had nine unbeaten seasons. Currently on a streak of 36 straight, Valdosta also has had skeins of 30 and 40 in the past years Lawrence (Kans ) High School has produced ten college All- Amencans and has winning streaks of both 47 and 39 games. The Lawrence powerhouse scored in 181 consecutive games from 1941 to 1960 and ruled as state champ for five straight seasons. During that five-year period Lawrence was never out of first place in the weekly Associated Press polls. Illinois performers also merit some space in the magazine with midwest expert Bill Schrader, former sports editor of the Champaign News-Gazette, tagging halfbacks Ronnie Bess of Bloomlnglon and Ernie Sharpe of Carl Sandburg, fullback Al Koranda of Hinsdale, and tackle Earl Kamsky of Chicago Lane Tech as the best the state as to offer. Bess, an All-Stater as a junior, and Kamsky are both mentioned on the first three prep All-Amencan teams for 1963 Kamsky, a 243-pounder, has this sports staff baffled. We've scanned last year's All-State teams -- first team, special mention, and honorable mention -- and have yet to find the youngster mentioned. It seems inconceivable that a potential prep AU- American as a senior would not merit even honorable mention All-State as a junior. Regardless of how you feel about a magazine on high school football -- and we certainly question its value -- anyone who reads this publication will have to admit to an amazingly-thorough analysis of the prep stars of today and college stars of tomorrow. "High School Basketball" follows in late November. Ten Years Ago This Week A POWERFUL LaGRANGE eleven handed Arlington its first West Suburban setback as swift Bobby McKown sparked a 13-6 victory. McKown scored on a 94-yard punt return and 70-yard pass interception Don Hoth tallied for the Cardinals on an 11- yard scamper, and Floyd Burns was credited with playing an outstanding game. LaGrange also won the frosh-soph encounter. 13-0. Arlington's varsity cross country leim gained a split with a victory over Leyden followed by a loss to LaGrange. Don Drever finished first against Leyden and Dave Ryden second against the Lions for Arlington's top performances. Grid Battle at Rockne Stadium \ -- - - - - - - -- -- · Unbeaten St. Viator to Open League Play Against St. Mel Just how good is St. Viator? Good enough to beat St. Francis D e S a l e s , Little Flower, and St. Edward of Elgin, you m i g h t say. You're right. Good enough to beat St. Mel of Chicago? That's the big question this week as the unbeaten Lions of Arlington Heights prepare for their roughest opponent to date in the Chi- cagoland Prep league opener. It';, difficult to say whether those three straight wins have served as an accurate gauge of the Lions' strength this fall, but you can be sure Sunday's important outing with Stc/mel in Chicago's Rockne Stadium will answer sever*! questions concerning the local entry. "THIS IS a real big game for us," Lion assistant Frank Marinai says "St Mel has some size, good backs, and is one of the favorites to win the league " At Rockne Punt, Pass and Kick Sign-Up to Close Oct. 11 at Poole Only a few days remain in which Arlington Heights area boys can register for the test of football skills in the Punt, Pass Kick competition. Registrations will dose Friday evening, Oct. 11, at George C. Poole Ford, 400 W. Northwest Highway, Arlington Heights. Competition wffl be held Sat- ·rday, Oct. 12, weather permitting. Entrants in the contest must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. There is no charge for registration nor is any special equipment needed.' COMPETITORS will vie with others of their age groups in distance and accuracy competitions in the passing, punting, and kicking (using a kicking tee) of footballs. There is no body contact St Viator 183 V idt 17b Craczyk 170 Shanlev 163 Kennedy 180 1 Ickerson L Idd 183 Kclnnch 188 Keitl 163 Itttldnke 160 Vihiukl 176 Ostermann FB TIM]) Vaisity frame, I: PtAllE KOI kne Stadium. Fooscvelt Road COAOHES . St Vlutor. Joe IVarren Jonci I..E LT LG C KG RT BE QB LH RH Pan clczylc Barnes Dempaey Wise Redding ^£Rrlmslci Kriz Brosnan Eftker White Shncfer 1C0 200 155 SOS 175 l')5 190 IBS t70 146 200 30 p m , Sunday Central nnd i, Chicago G l i w a , St. Mel, Ths two loop outfits will square off at 1:30 p m Sunday at Rockne Stadium in Chicago, Central and Roosevelt Roads. There will be no sophomore preliminary. Both Mariani and head coach Joe Gliwa have been pleased with the Lions' showing this sea. son, but admit they're anxious to get started in league scuffling "We'll stick with basically the same team we used last week," Gliwa reported. "Fortunately, there have been no serious injuries." ON THAT basis s e n i o j Joe Heif/: again will get the first call at quarterback. Heitz has been in command for the past two gam«js and has turned in creditable stints. He hit the eight of 14 passes for 113 yards in the 19-0 victory over St Edward. All hough the Lions have piled up 66 points in their last two games, the defensive unit also deserves some plaudits. "WeSve now gone eight quarters without giving up a touchdown," Mariani poinl ed out. Gl3wa and Mariani were high in the praise of Pat Kennedy, an unheralded center at the outset f the season who now has blossomed into a reliable regular. "KENNEDY had a boy 235 pounds across from him Sunday and did an exceptional job," Mariani praised. Pat only carries 153 pounds on a 5-foot-ll frame. Defensively, John Kidd, Gary Drabant, and Dennis Zitzer earned post-game orchids "And don'l forget that Murray (Jim)," (Continued on Next Page) AFTER TAKING A short pass from quarterback Tim Thomas Hinsdale's Bob Svendsen (61) rambled to the Arlington 25 yard line late in the fourth period of last Fuday's West Subur- ban Conference attraction. Closest pursuer Is the Cardinals' Mirrel Kephart (right). Hinsdale failed to score this time but did rack up four touchdowns in a 28-0 victory. (Staff Photo) Cards' Eleven Seeks First Win of Season And First in Series Maine Owns 12 Straight Triumphs Over Arlington by BOB FRISK This may be a week of surprises. Word has arrived fj om the television industry that a famous lawyer will meet his match in a courtroom battle tonight. They'll be calling him Peiry "You Can't Win 'Em All" Mason by nine o'clock It's the end of a dandy winning streak. Another streak goes on the line Saturday afternoon in Park Ridge. Arlington and Maine Fast have engaged in varsity football warfare since 1951, Now, you may or may not know--and if you do know, chances are you've tried to forget -- that Arlington has never w h i p p e d Maine in this frustrating series GOOD, BAD, and just plain average Arlington High School elevens have stumbled in 12 straight games with the Blue Demons. The Cardinals haven't had many winning seasons in league action, but they have managed to whip the six other clubs at least once. Battles with Maine have been At Maine East Arlington !('» Some i s 175 Ilrmlricks l i d Stui'lier I )0 Ucphnrt Ili8 .Tohnson 1'IK , S u l l I K 5 Sliciinun I'M) Hnurt lli» Hood 173 :nKorson OPKN 1'IMl', Manic Must Hoil^Ch IMnc Her 111' It 1C i.ir mi FB Slic'ftrer Hlcl.s Illrlnk W lute Hood ICrionltz Simpson Hull 160 185 171) 11.0 190 110 KiO 175 180 1 roKh-Soph Kiunc, 12 noon, SuimclHj FLACK. JMllinr Kithl Hl^ll School COACH1A Arlmulon Al Allen, Mxlue Hob hchiMjrrcn and after the school splits thai dealt crushing blows to the two grid camps. The series has been a study in futility for local elevens. Arlington has scored only one touchdown in the last four outings with the Blue Demons, and that includes the 1959 season a different story -- both belore when the Cardinals featured a WILLOWBROOK HALFBACK Bob MacKaben snares one of Nick Karales' passes for a 25- yard gain during the Warriors' 19-13 win over Prospect Saturday. The play gave Willowbrook a first down on the Knight 25-yard line. Ttree plays later, Dick Busch crashed over from the five for the first Warrior touchdown. The Prospect defender is Greg Kowal (82), who scored the Knights' first touchdown on a 51-yard pass from quarterback Mike Phillips. .(Staff Photo by Dave Fornell) CHUCK HOOD Now Starter crackerjack unit of G e o r g e Bork, Mike Dundy, Gene Dahl quist, and Co. BUT THIS is a new game and another season There are two new head coaches and some new faces on both squads. Both clubs have scored only one touchdown in three games although Maine does own a victory. The Blue Demons slipped by Glenbard West last Saturday 7-6. Maine's Bob Schildgren an Arlington resident, who is m his first year as director of the varsity football fortunes, views Saturday's battle as a "toss-up." "I heard they (Arlington) played a poor game against York," Bob said this week, "but 1 didn't see it. I did see them play last Friday and they didn't look bad at all' ARLINGTON'S Al Allen, extremely disappointed with the Cards' performance at York, was encouraged by his unit's effort against Hinsdale even in 28-0 setback. "I feel a lot better this week," Al said Tuesday "They gave a good effort and even at the end they didn't quit. However, there were some blown assignments and Hinsdale took advantage of our mistakes." Both Schildgren and Allen want this one Saturday, and an interesting tussle is shaping up '.or the Park Ridge gridiron at 2 p.m. Allen may do some shifting of personnel before the league test although for the most part the alignments will stay the same. CHARLEY HOOD, a junior lalfback, has earned a shot in the starting offensive backfield and will get the first call against (Continued on Next Page) Grim Falcons Want Revenge Tradition, Pride Should Spur Knights in Toss-Up by BILL HALLS The boys are not smiling at Forest View this.week Tlure is a sign in the locker room forbidding such fri- vo ity. It was posted by coach Bob Scott after the Falcora: h , to West Leyden last weekend; the first loss after two sti -ring victories. }n the p r a c t i c e field Mi nday, Scolt admonished b' young minions in a tone no heard since the first d;i /s of practice. 1 (EANWHILE. back at Fros- pe 11 High--where the hallowed hf s are not 'exactly ringing w 1 1 laughter either--coach J. O Jackson pondered the impends i able 'i he Knights have lost three str light games, and face--if the e] ression may be excused -the prospect of the f"-st losing se, son in the scho' ief his- tor/. It's a blow to ... aditional pi i le. ' he two teams will meet for the ir first varsity level engage- mi nt in historj at 8 p m. Fri- du ', at Arlington High. I .efore respective practice ses- sir is began Monday, each coach pli dged solemnly that their te ms would "show up," insuring the likelihood of a footbal g:i ne 1 r SHOULD be a great one, Co isider the following incen- tiv s: With a couple of exceptions thi same two teams met lasl yc ir on the juitior varsity level Pr spect won, 40-21. The Fal co is want revenge The game will mark the o) -rung of the newly-formed Mi 1 Suburban Conference sched u]c for both teams Prospect d ending champion of the now t Arlington Frottpect (0-3) 1 ( 1 Melzer Forest View IE Andenon Hi or Mltenbuler 18M S. Johnson LT GoertE or Z l " or Pasdlora aarllKch 16' ]uti rG ILemke 201 K. Johnson G Armbtronff IP' Murphy B G Destorles 211 Nelson 17 Kowal or Pern* HT Wright BE Mueller or 141 Phillips or QB Grleaman 11 White 171 McMillun Itn Humphrey 1H McIUe FB Kupul 200 1HO 1'IS 170 20 170 2(1( 176 Gentry _ I8C Kukllniki FB Kupul ll6 J IME: Jayvee «»me, 6 p.m , Fn- i ; vansity, 9 n.ni. I LACE Arlington H I c h, Rldft i r Euclid, Arlington Helrhtn ( OACHES- Prt.spect, if. O. Jrnek- snt ; Forest View, Bob Scott. dc unct Interim League, still has a hance for a c onference cham- pi( nship The same is true for Fo est View. Jackson end Scott, now opponents, are old friends and on -time teammates. Both men we -e assistant coaches at Pros- pt · t High under Bill Beckman, no v athletic director at Forest Vi w Each would like nothing be ter than to teat the other. ' Many of the boys who will 'ace each other Friday are old :r\ 'nds from grade school days. So ne live in the same neighborly ds. The tenor of play eatable ied Friday should set a precede) t for years to come. HESE F ( A C T O R E alone stv uld find both teams at a m h psychologiral pitch at Kickoff time on paper, the two teams sh, pe up like this: MIKE GKIESMAN Pass Master Prospect is a paradox. Ths Knights, which at a glance seer i to be a fairly stable team, appear to lack one essential if- gredient--self-confidence. Prospect has scored the first touchdown in all three losses this year. Yet, the team fa - ters as the games progress. THEY HAVE two runner, Jim McMillan and Wayne Ki - klinski, who look as good as an /· prep backs in the area. Boti have been injured, but they sti J perform better than able-bodie i teammates. McMillan has carried the ba 1 20 times for 172 yards. That s an 8.6 yards per carry averagi ·. Kuklinski, although limited t » ~ punting duties in the Willov brook game, has 244 yards in S3 carries for a 12.2 per try t\ - erage. The passing game, althougi erratic, has potential. The qua) - terbacks, Dave White and Mik 3 Phillips, have completed 13 cf 39 aerials for 215 yards and on s touchdown. The have als thrown five interceptions. But the two touchdowns in tb a Willowbrook game were secret, or set up, on pass plays. BUT THE major Prospect Fault is not with the offense. The offense constantly piles-t) enough yardage to win, but tb » :eam gives up yardage on defense with the same abandoc. Jackson, in an attempt to improve things last week, brougtt ip Bill Cox and Earle Smit i from the jayvee squad to hel out in the Willowbrook game. The additions helped somewhat. The Warriors netted only 11 f yards on the ground, but set u heir touchdowns on the passia/; of Nick Karales. The Knight defensive secondary, hurt b ' he loss of Kuklinski and Bogart, gave up 136 yards and one touchdown. The injuries have hurt t h u Knights. Bogart, a fine runner, sustained a groin injury two weeks ago. The painful injury s slow in healing and he most likely will not play Friday. · (Continued on Next Page) tlnce Unbeaten, Now Can't Win Prospect Harrier Record a Mystery t looks like a long fall for spect cross country coach k Calisch. He'll find out re this afternoon when his wi iless team meets Forest View n the opening Mid Suburban 0 iference meet. ' he Falcons (4-2) are the 1'itors starting at 4:30 p.m. ]'respect, unbeaten last year, ;i lost four straight dual meets 11 . season with virtually the Ei le team. r he only consistent performer a been Gust FilantrM, who in shed first ill the 2M3 loss Willowbrook Saturday, he Knighti also lost to Ar- lui ;ton Tuesday. (So* story Is -where In this sports see- in.) 1 he story has been just as ci for Joe Wanner, frosh-soph c; ch. His team has alao re pped four straight meets. ' Sow do you explain it?" asked Wanner this week. "Too boys that won easily last yea · aren't even in the top ten thi; year." Filantres, who took a fourth against Arlington, headed tho field in the Willowbrook meet, covering the 1.9-mile coune iu 10:54. Willowbrook took tb* nex. nine places, with Cox, Jofcosoc. Pankow, LInsday, Friton an 1 Brown providing the margin c' victory. Other Knight finisher, were Bob Carr, llth; Ed Schuppn hauar, 13th; Jack Pollard, 14th and Steve Stock, 1Mb. Tbt froth-wpb team tost fa Willowbrook, 18-42. Jim Lonj turned in tbt best Prwpect per formance, flnfohlug third. Dave Render waa seventh; Ro; Harnish, ninth; LeRoy Rateikf and Braunschweig, 12th