Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on August 24, 1975 · Page 85
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August 24, 1975

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 85

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-- August 24,1975 Suncfo Fighting Irish Vow To Improve In '75 ^^^^ _ 1 _I«..nvv *?H*1-H ·* f£L U'tftl*t _ I ! _ n L. A A.I-n MT 11*1 I I Vvj-l faVirVf An f Wf\TY\ \ VINCE DOWELL Halfback In his first year as head coach at Charleston Catholic in 1974. Steve Annie, at least, left considerable room for improvement. The youthful Fighting Irish lost all of their 10 games and. as Annie painfully remembers, scored "only three or four touchdowns." one of which was contribut- · ed by the defense on a recovered fumble. But 12 regulars return from last year and five other lettermen are available, prompting Annie to vow, "I feel we'll be better than last year. We'll definitely be better offensively." And the schedule has been softened a bit. making the Irish more comparable in size to their opponents, although five Class AAA foes remain. Beckley, DuPont and South Charleston have been replaced by Ripley, Sherman and Buffalo-Wayne. "We had a lot of kids who played as sophomores," Annie points out, "so we're still a year away." In predicting improvement for 1975 Annie not only cites the experience of his players but stresses their attitude and de- termination to prevent a recurrence of another dreadful winless season. "The big thing is they realize what they have to do." he says. ·'They're more dedicated to what we're doing. They have more pride. A lot of them are back who went through an 0-10 season and that's not a very pleasant experience They're working to overcome that." In determining a starting lineup. Annie will choose his linemen from a list that includes Matt Crist, Brent Pauley. Scott Stewart, John Sadd, Ed Eagloski, Tim Williams and Chris Pauig. Linebackers will be chosen from Mike Schumacher, Frank Russell. Mike Moquin. Yince Dowell. and Brent Pauley Receiver candidates include Sam Femia. Steve Haley and Mike Lanham. Running backs probably will be Moquin. Russell. Dowell and Pete Pauley and the quarterfcaekiag will be tfoae by either Wayne McCoy . Joseph Tamer or Rob Sup- coe. The two not playing quarterback *ill likely play regularly on defense. \\ ith only 32 players on the roster. Annie says assuredly. "All will play." -IM4 1 154 Mj.ISi r«lr «S.M~2JJ-2J2t.t-I lMUttStU-att.ttS-1121 UI4B IIKI4 U.113 Fighting Irish RETURNING REGULARS Pliytr Pfli. Mall Crist C MIKE MOQUIN Halfback Ht. Wt. Jr. 6-0 230 Scon Stewart G Jr. 5-11 176 Mike Schumacher G Jr. 5-9 165 Brent Pauley G Jr. 5-E 182 Steve Haley E Jr. 5-11 UO Joseph Turner QB Jr. 6-3 160 Mike lanham E Jr. 5-10 135 Mike Moquin HB Jr. 5-9 170 Frank Russell HB Jr. 5-9 170 John Schaller E Jr. 5-11 157 Vince Dowell HB Jr. 5-9 175 Mark Barickmon T Jr. 6-0 185 OTHER LETTERNlEN PHytr POL Yr. Ht. Wt. Chris Pauig G Sr. 5-7 160 Tim Williams T Sr. 6-0 230 ChipSovick T Jr. 6-3 224 Ed Eagloski C Jr. 5-10 175 Greg Wegmann G Jr. 5-8 165 TOP PROSPECTS Pl.yer POJ. Yr. HI. Wl. SamFemia E Jr. 5-11 173 Wayne McCoy QB Sr. 5-10 162 RobSupcoe QB Soph. 5-10 158 · John Sadd E Jr. 5-11 180 Catholic STEVE ANNIE 2nd Year: 0-10 1974: 0-10 1975 SCHEDULE Date -- Opponent ('74 Score) Site Aug. 30 - Ripley (dnp) Home Sept. 5 - Montgomery (0-20)....Away 20 - Winfield (12-21) Home 26 - Hurricane (0-40) Away Oct. 3 - Seth (dnp) Away 10 -- Hoover (0-45) Away 17 - Sissonville (0-35) Home 24 -- Buffalo Wayne (dnp).Home 31 - Stonewall (0-54) Home Nov. 7 - P'burg Catholic (0-13) Awav Home games at Oakes Field, 7:30 p.m except Winfield 1:30 p.m. · Make the most of school Have you ever noticed how important the school band is to school spirit at football games and other school activities? Take advantage of your musical interest and join your school band. Suddenly you'll be in the swing of things. You'll find school more fun. You'll make countless friends while you learn to make music and give music to others! Throughout your life you'll discover the rewards of knowing music well. It will make friends for you wherever you go! It will enrich your life! Come in and talk to us, we're here to help make a life-long, happy match between you and music! Free Parking MUSIC, (/ INC. 2147THAVE. SOUTH CHARLESTON "THEMUS/C PEOPLE" Daily 9-5 Thursday 9-9 PASSING SAVINGS OH TO YOU! Good Selection Now in Stock Come In While The Selection Lasts. 76's ARE ON THE WAY AND WE NEED THE ROOM NOW! See One of Our Friendly Salesmen MOW - For A Super Deal Economy Car Headquarters. . . TAG GALYEAN CHEVROLET WASHINGTON AT BROAD STREETS PHONE - 343-1776

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