1969 RHS Football Awards
aO -Wednesday, Nov. 19, 1969 Redlands Daily FacU VARSITY AWARDS WELL DISTRIBUTED - Seven members of the CBL champion Redlands Terrier football team received major awards at the Benchwormer awards program in Terrier Terrier Hall lost night. Shown front row (l-r) are varsity winners Scott Russell, outstanding bock; Rick Krouse, Les Sloan Memorial Memorial award; Tim Horty, Stacey Sportsmanship award; and Dave Dykstra, most improved. Back row (l-r), David Cook, Block "R" most inspirational; Sam Trad, co-captain, most valuable and outstanding lineman; and Greg Steel, co-cop- toin and Earl Reedy Memorial award. (Facts photos by Bruce Wiseman) Leffers, awards presented RHS gridders honored at Benchwarmer event By VIC MILLER members of Kedlands liigh school's three Citrus Belt League 1969 championship teams were honored at the 17th annual Benchwarmer football awards ceremonies at Terrier HaH last night. More than 400 persons jammed the high school cafeteria cafeteria as the entire Terrier varsity, varsity, Jayvee and Bee grid squads were introduced in a program presided over by G. V. Smith, booster club president. president. Team and coaches awards and letters, Benchwarmer presentations, presentations, memorial trophies and Block "R"_ tributes were all a part of the recognition paid to Terrier gridders. One of the top honors annual ly is the most valuable player award voted by Terrier teammates. teammates. Winning the honor this year was offensive and defensive defensive varsity senior tackle Sam Trad who was also named the most outstanding lineman by Benchwarmers and was also chosen one of the varsity co- captains. The most improved award was presented to Terrier quarterback quarterback Dave Dykstra, who| guided the CBL champions on all but about a dozen offensive plays during the whole season.' Block "R" 's most inspirational inspirational award went to senior offensive offensive guard and defensive end Dave Cook and was presented by Greg Steel, Block "R" president. president. Benchwarmers outstanding, back honors went to the Ter-, riers' leading ground gainer, Scott Russell, a junior. Steel was named winner of the second annual Earl Reedy award for his performance in the San Bernardino game. A senior and one of three Terriers Terriers to see regular action on both offensive and defensive teams, Steel was also voted the other co-captain. Senior punter, kicker and tight end Tim Harty was the recipient of the Herb Stacey Memorial Sportsmanship Award presented by Samuel Sewell. Rick Krause, junior fullback, was honored as the winner of the Les Sloan Award. Presenting Presenting him his trophy was Raymond Raymond Sloan, father of the former former Terrier back killed in the Vietnam war. Recognized for their Terrier of the Week and Headhunter se lections each week during football football season were the following varsity gridders: Terriers of the Week — Cook (Long Beach), Krause (Ana- iheim and Fontana). Pat McNally McNally (Pacific), Russell (Eisenhower (Eisenhower and San Gorgonio), John Wil- •liamson (San Bernardino), Steel (Ram.ona) and Dykstra (Chaffey). (Chaffey). Headhunters — Rick Hughes (Long Beach), Mike Newmann i(Anaheim), Gerry Bauerle (Pacific), (Pacific), Steve Rojas (Fontana), Trad (Eisenhower), John Neely (San Bernardino), Brian Billick (Ramona). Krause (San Gor- ;gonio) and Will Castle (Chaf- < fey). Head coach Paul Womack made a special presentation to' team physician Dr. Charles Ba- Izuin. He received a blue Terrier Terrier blazer identical to the sport coats worn by the coaching staff. Back Bernard Fauntleroy received received the most valuable trophy trophy for the Junior Varsity team. Quarterback Jim Cruz won the Block "R" most inspirational award. Perry Tanner, Mike Moore and George CarroU were named tri-captains of the championship championship Jayvee team. Quarterback Jim Geissinger of the Terrier Bee team was honored honored as the squad's most valuable valuable gridder during the 1969 season. The Bee's Bruce Billhardt Billhardt received the Jim Hooper Award from Warren Hooper. Bob Aldama and Billhardt were named co-captains and received received plaques from coaches Mike Gebhardt and Don DeWeese. DeWeese. Coaches Jim Scribner and iDon Glfford presented six special special awards of their own to Bee team members and those closely closely associated with the team. A coaches outstanding back award went to Aldama. George Olcovich received a coaches "special-special" award. Mitchell Mitchell Curtis received recognition as the most improved Bee. Coaches outstanding lineman award went to Joey Villalpando and an "appreciation award": I was presented to Curtis Edwards, Edwards, an RHS teacher and sea- I son-long volunteer Bee aide. Among other gifts lo the coaches, Bee team members presented coach Scribner with a bottle of tranquilizers "to relax relax him on the sidelines during during games next year." The ! coach and his wife, Glenna, were celebrating their 20th wedding wedding anniversary at Terrier Hall last night. Varsity letters were presented presented by Woraack and assistant coaches Joe DeMaggio, Ken; Sherman and Larry Britten. They were awarded to Gerry Bauerle, Tom Bazuin, Brian Billick, Billick, Adi Bock, David Brown, Bill CaiToU, Wm CasUe, Bob Comstock, David Cook, David' Dennemeyer, Cornel De'Voimg, Ennis Di.xon, David Dykstra, Howard (Butch) Edge, Phil Equels, Vince Frainee, Bob Gustavson Gustavson and Tim Harty. Martin Hill, Rick Hughes, Lederyl Jones, Rick Kelley, Rick Krause, Matt Maiberger, Tim Manning, Mark McCluskey, Pat McNally, David Miles, John Neely, Mike Newmann, Bill Pope, Steve Pyatt, Steve Rojas,! Scott Russell, Dennis Soto, Greg Steel, Sam Trad, Richard Wade, Larry Will and John Williamson. Williamson. Gary Fleenor. Jeft Jackson, Dave Terifay and Robb Jacobs received letters for serving as! managers for the Terrier varsi-i ty. i Coaches Gebhardt and De-i Weese presented letters to thei following members of the Jay-i vee team: i Gary Andrews, Jeff Arendt,! Bruce Berkeley, Jack Vierma, Jim Bishop, Bernard Brown, George Carroll, Kevin Cover, John Crelia, Jim Cruz, Marcj Cummings, Bill Cutter, Mark De- j Nicholai, Anthony Edwards, Harold Harold Egelston, Bernard Fauntle-. roy, Mike Fouch, Mike Garn-j sey, Wendel Hatfield and Bruce! Hauser. Willie Hayes, David Hughes,; Jay Hurlburt, Richard Hulbert,| Jeff Jackson (manager), Greggi Johnston, Nick Karahalios, \ Steve Lambson, Mark Mapes,j Dan McVickers, Paul MUes, Vince Murone and Mike Moore. Dean Ostoz, George Ozanich, Dick Robbins, Ray Roberts,': Paul Sandifer, Don Steinhour,! Perry Tanner, Scott Taylor,; Craig Thomas, Terry Wier and John Kaiser (manager). Letters were also presented to 66 members of coaches Scrib-i ner and Gilford's CBL cham-! pionship Bee team. i They included Bob Aldama,! Don Allen (manager), Davidj Ater, Gene Austin, Bill Badgley,! Paul Barich. Gary Barron, Mi-' ehael BeU, Bruce Billhardt, BiU! Bruckart, Gerald Coyazo, David Crawford, Paul CuUen, Mitchell Mitchell Curtis, Gene Day, Dale Dennemeyer, Dennemeyer, Keith Dennemeyer and Ted Detrick. David (Bull) Durham, Paul Edmondson, Pat FoUett, Louis Florez, Mike Gar\'ey, Jim i Geissinger, Tom Greiner, Dan' Harkins (manager), Mike Hokana, Hokana, Paul Holdridge, Mike Horta, Bob Howard, Dennis James, Shawn Jerzerinac, Joe Johnson, Larry Katuls, Bill Kinke, Gary Lewis and Eddie Loera. Frank Lopez, James Mercier, Jerry Miller, Sam Morales, Doug O'Hara, George Olcovich, David Pidal, Manuel Ramos, Chris Richards, Robert Robinson, Robinson, Randy Roddy, Walt Rogers, i Randy Rozema, Art Salveson,i Ken Scribner, Frank Sepulveda, i Craig Smith, Jeff Smith and Kevin Summerfield. | Ellis Taylor, David Thomp-i son, Freddy Venegas, Joey Vil-' lalpando, Joey Wilkinson, Jerry- Zebrowski, Bill Cobbett (man -j ager), Ernie Montgomery, Bill: Covey and Walt Barklay. j Student body president John; Kaiser presented trophies sym-i bolic of the varsity and Bee; CBL championships to Robert; E. Earp, athletic director, who accepted on behalf of the school. RHS commissioner of athlet-, ics Ken Mutter also participated participated in the program. Jayvee and Bee seasons have been completed. Both teams enjoyed enjoyed 8-1 records this year en- route to theur championships. But the varsity still has game(s) to go. "It's hard to compliment these boys on Tuesday Tuesday and then on Wednesday! chew them out in practice," Womack said. The varsity is working out in preparation for its encounter! with Loara high school Friday > in the first round of the CIF playoffs. Before the season started Womack Womack and his staff figured this season would be a rebuilding! year. "One of the greatest satis-! factions in coaching is when you win when you are not supposed supposed to, and that's what happened happened this year," he explained. "Loara has been rated the best team in Orange county," he continued, "hut they can be beaten and they will be on Friday Friday night."