Andy Falls named to football all-district 2nd team, Nov 1973

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Andy Falls named to football all-district 2nd team, Nov 1973 - Down Man Del Rio Places Eight on All-District...
Down Man Del Rio Places Eight on All-District First Team By CARL GUYS Imposing Stats "Them what has, gets," some wag once said. He could have been watching the mammoth Churchill Chargers last Friday as the District 31 Champions parlayed heft and height to dominate the determined by undermanned Del Rioans. After watching Coach Marvin Gustafson's Chargers dominate the action and in light of the size of the Churchill crew this strip will tip in favor of the Alamo City contingent for Round No. 2 of the Class AAAA battle with the Seguin Matadors. "The Chargers can play with any of them," commended Del Rio's head coach Claude Fest Saturday We go along with that simply because of the way the big blockers and big receivers and secondary defensemen use their height and weight. Coach Gus has them playing the same type of ball which he won the AAA Texas title with last year at Uvalde. That Ted Constanzo throws real well and those tall receivers really contend for the ol' pelota. Even if the Matadors are big and tough I'll forecast a Charger victory and you name the score. A Good Omen The 1973 returnees for the Rams have a good nucleus £ since some 15-19 of the squad will have had game S experience this year. Coach Fest played a lot of people S and ball carriers like Raul Dominguez who carried so g well in the fourth period; Joe Casillas who hung in there £ daily even with a gimpy knee; George Barrera, the other £ junior class carrier plus boys from the B-team. g The picture is not out of focus for 1974 since we'll g have Robert Hernandez, Dean Paret from the present :: signal calling staff; little Eddie Arredondo of the |H secondary and receiving teams; Bud Rose and Dave .•: Edwards of the snapper unit; Steve Lane, Cowboy S Randy Taylor and Paul Rosenow of the Ram guards, g Steve Latta and Noel Marshall of the tackle corps; and, S tight ends Joe Frank Martinez and Eloy Gloria. That's a S pretty good crew to start with if they take the summer S off-season program to heart. >; There's no reason now to not go on year in and year >ij out with the success established by this year's Rams. .£ The squad had a lot of character, a lot of team ability, ;j; and a lot of self-sacrifice put together to advance as far a £ Bi-district We salute them once again and the coaching jj staff that worked so hard to help them. Now, it is S basketball time. See you around the gyms. £ Intermission Pause Before coming involved full time in the round ball and rectangular court game leave us add a P. S. on the bi-district game of last Friday. Did you notice the standing ovation given to the Ram Band and Queen City Belles at their intermission performance? Those generous Chun-hill fans flat stood up and applauded our nalftime show. Our own people amply applauded the production of the Charger entertainment too and in the end 1 would say each school did a fine job of halftime presentations Now, Basketball £ To insure good cage programs at all levels in the £ SFDRCISD family the youthful talent will have to first S report to the various coaches. With opportunities from % the seventh grade on up through the final season in high f school there should be no reason why the taller |x youngsters shy away from the hardwood court just •:: because of growing problems which might not produce ;| as much coordination as one would prefer at an early 'y- stage of development. The Juniors and seniors of good : :: height didn't become basketball players by waiting until :j| the llth or 12th grade to come out. Start 'em young '••'. and watch 'em grow and develop and then bring on .'•'; those tall teams from San Antonio, etc. i: The same goes for the young ladies in our high school ?: and junior high. While there aren't seventh and eighth & :::W::::*: : ::W:?S:-S^^ 32-AAAA I All-District OFFENSIVE First Team Quarterback Roy Soto, 'Kenedy Backfield (3) ~ ~ ~ ' ~" Tac Ic les Guards Center Tight End Split End Downmen (5) Linebackers (4) Secondary (4) Oscar Ozuna, Del Rio Jesus Olivares, Eagle Pass Kenny Johnson, Memorial Tom Caldwell, Del Rio George McFarlen, Del Rio Pat McElhaney, Del Rio Charles Ritchie, Eagle Pass Mike Davis, Del Rio Ricky Resendez, Lanier Cleo Jackson, Kenedy DEFENSIVE First Team Rusty Chalk, Del Rio Stephen Quinones, Del Rio Robert Lopez, Memorial Jaime Crosby, Eagle Pass Dwight Jefferson, Fox Tech Tom Caldwell, Del Rio Robert Calderon, Eagle Pass David Montez, Kenedy Anthony Hood, Memorial Keith Stone, Del Rio Carlos Mendoza, Eagle Pass Gerard Rodriguez, Kenedy Donald Jones, Edgewood OFFENSIVE Second Team Quarterback Mario Hernandez, Del Rio Backfield (4) Tackles Guards Center(2) Tight End Cl) David Simpson, Del Rio Arthur Nious, Fox Tech Orlando Vera, Eagle Pass Gilbert Fuentes, Lanier Jesus Mendez, Eagle Pass Greg Van DePutte, Lanier Oscar Martinez, Memorial Jesse Reyes, Kenedy Vincente Santos, Memorial Joe Levine, Edgewood Ricky Garcia, Kenedy Joe Frank Martinez, Del Rio Anthony Hood, Memorial David Monies, Kenedv DEFENSIVE Second Team Downmen (4) Linebackers(7) Secondary (6) George McFarlen, Del Rio Finley Lyons, Fox Tech Raul Campos, Kenedy Robert Pineda, Fox Tech Bernie Herrera, Del Rio Ray Gonzales, Edgewood Victor Mendoza, Eagle Pass Alex Perez, Lanier Armando Zapata, Lanier Richard Rodriguez, Memorial Raymond Morales, Memorial Andy Falls, Del Rio Walter Woolsey, Del Rio Scottie Franklin, Fox Tech Bernie Acuna, Memorial Abel Narvaez, Memorial Murray McDaniels, Edgewood Honorable Mentions: Quarter backs-Robert Cruz, Edgewood and Alfred Jimenez, Memorial; Backs—Don Jones, Edgewood; George Garcia, Kenedy ; Nelson Garry, Memorial and Stephen Quinones, Del Rio, Tackles Raul Campos, Kenedy and Mike Rodriguez, Eagle Pass; Guards—Isidore Barrera, Del Rio; Juan Guerrero, Lanier; Robert Calderon, Eagle Pass; Wayman Griffin, Fox Tech, Desiderio Gloria and Gregory Rodriguez of Eagle Pass. Center—Ramon Morales, Memorial and Juan Iracheta, Eagle Pass. Tight End-Murray McDaniels, Edgewood; Split End—Ervin Ridout, Del Rio, Jeff King, Eagle Pass; Ignacio Olivares, Lanier; Nathan Hollis, Fox Tech and Bernie Acuna, Memorial. •:V:VfXffZ<V:*:-:^^^^^^ Twenty-One Rams Honored Tom Caldwell, 210-pound senior led the list of the Del Rio Rams who were honored at the District 32-AAAA coaches session this week, by being selected for first team positions offensively and defensively. Voted as offensive tackle and to a linebacker post Caldwell, the senior son of a Presbyterian preacher, added weight to the district coaches' decision by turning in a whale of a game here Friday night despite Del Rio's 35-7 bi-district loss to the big Churchill Chargers of San Antonio. Teaming with Caldwell on the No. 1 all-district offensive unit are fellow tackle George McFarlen, 180-pound senior; Ram center Mike Davis at 200 pounds; senior Ram guard Pat McElhaney at 205 pounds; and Del Rio s leading halfback, Oscar Ozuna at 157 pounds. Gal dwell's teammates on the defensive first team are downmen Rusty Chalk at 219 pounds and Stephen Qulnones at 191 pounds; and Keith Stone in the secondary at 187 pounds. McFarlen was also selected as a downman on the loop's No. 2 team and Quinones was' chosen as an Honorable j Mention squad fullback; although he has been more or less of a straight defensive, player the past four mines. The Rams making the District 32-AAAA No. 2 teams are senior quarterback Mario Hernandez, David Simpson at a halfback position. Joe Frank Martinez, the lone Junior classman, defensively. The Rams named to the No. 2 defensive unit are Andy Falls and Walter Woolsey in the' secondary and Bemie Herrera as a linebacker along with the aforementioned McFarlen. Del Rio's Honorable Mention selections besides Quinones are Paul Rosenow at a linebacker slot, Richard Salazar as a downman, Ruben Cardenas in the secondary on defence and Ervin Ridout, split end and Isidore Barren at a guard post besides Quinones at fullback. The Rams enjoyed a 9-2 overall season, winning the 32-4A championship with six straight victories against no defeats before bowing to Churchill In bl-district. HUNTERS, RANCHMEN! We wont to buy your De«r Hides, and we hove the Best Prices on the Market.-Bring them to us—Any Amount—We also have Pork Back Fat and Pork Meat as well as the best Sausage Seasoning.... Always at your service. UNION SLAUGHTERHOUSE 1000 PLAZA 775-7461 HEY, KIDS! Would A $50 U.S. Savings Bond Help With Your Chi Shopping? 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Clipped from Del Rio News Herald25 Nov 1973, SunPage 10

Del Rio News Herald (Del Rio, Texas)25 Nov 1973, SunPage 10
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