Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on September 10, 1972 · Page 66
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Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 66

Charleston, West Virginia
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Sunday, September 10, 1972
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Passing Game for Patriots George Washington's football opponents are likely THE FRIENDLY BANK WITH BANKING SERVICES CITY NATIONAL TODAY! KOvv -- NO CHANGE fO e . CHECKING ACCOJNT SfcT.iCE'. MINIMUM 5100. Our New Bank Building- »*ve Are Moving in Gctooer City tonal Bank XCCO W c t C c r l l e *··* . S E , Chot. OPES' S A T U R D A Y 9 T i l 12 OPEM F R I D A Y S 9 A M. '-it 7 P.M. to spend a lot of time looking up this fall. And what they'll see is a lot of passes sailing from the arm of quarterback Bill Williams toward ends Keith Morgan and Perry DeBoard. "We're going to be throwing a lot this year," G. W. Coach Steve Edwards said before the GEORGE WASHINGTON AT A GLANCE COACH: Steve Edwards 1971 Record: 1-9 1972 Outlook: The Patriots have a strong experienced backfield led by quarterback Bill Williams who can throw. G. W. could be tough to handle if the defense comes through. 1972 Schedule 1971 Score Sept. 2 Sissonville, away ig-20 Sept. 8 Stonewall, home 12-40 Sept. 15 Charleston, home 12-25 Sept. 22 South Charleston, home 26-30 Sept. 29 East Bank, away 8-40 Oct. 7 St. Albans, away ] [14.37 Oct. 13 . Dunbar, home 0-41 Oct. 20 DuPont, home '.'.'.'.'.'.'. !f)NP Oct. 27 Nitro, home Q-26 Nov. 3 Parkersburg South, home 22-48 season started. "We have one of the best quarterbacks in the area in Williams and two fine pass receivers in Morgan and DeBoard." Williams, a 6-2, 170- pounder, moved into the starting lineup last season in George Washington's third game of the season as a sophomore. "Williams was developing into a fine passer last year toward the end of the season," Edwards noted. TR-l 824. Student's AM desk set with a new angle. It tilts for easy reading and tuning. Good power, futui istic design. TR-C290. New school of clock radio design. Looks like a bell. Wakes an undergrad to soft AM music. Big easy-tc-see numbers. TFM-74COW:-. A reai education in great listening. Pulls in police, fire, weather, news, local FM/ AM and lots more. And it's portable. ICR-1826. Send this desk-size Sony to college. Unique AM radio has advanced 1C circuit. Big power output for its size. 10F 1000QUARRIERST PHONE 346-9657 EDWARDS HAS OTHER reasons to be encouraged about the Patriots' offense since all four backs are returning. In addition to Williams, there are halfbacks Davey Miller, 5-8, 150 and Jeff Gerencir, 5-8, 145 along with fullback Bruce Greshman 510, 160 ready for their second straight season as starters. Other prospects as ball c a r r i e r s i n c l u d e J a m i e Atkins, 5-9, 165, and Davie George. 5-6, 130. While Edwards feels the Patriots will field a strong offensive unit this season, he's uncertain about how fast the Patriots can develop a tough defense to match. "We have plenty of holes to fill on defense since a lot of boys from last year's team h a v e g r a d u a t e d , " s a i d Edwards. Some of the G. W. linemen showing good potential in, elude Tim Maddox. 5-11, 190; I Phil Oblinger, 5-9, 165; John ! Curry. 6-1, 160; Bob Schulz, 510,180; Mark Blizzard, 6-1,165 Steve Edwards Fifth Year At George Washington and Kevin Eads. 6-2,175; Bill Caldwell. 6-1, 190 and Rick Wildey, 6-7, 268. EDWARDS ALSO is concerned about the Patriots' lack of size. "This is one of the smallest teams I've ever coached," said Edwards. "But they're scrappy and very coachable. The ' Patriots suffered through a 1-9 record during a rebuilding season in 1971. Edwards now will find out how good a rebuilding job he did. If A ll/l If D/VSltfJ / The f deadliest iveiiey need (*ta* ROUTE 60 ST. ALBANS ROAD. Wishing the best of luck to all area high schools and colleges, in this football season. PONTIAC SPORTING GIFTS FROM ZALES AT SPORTING PRICES! Baylor binoculars, 7x35 power, center focus, coated lenses, carry case B.iron AM-FM pocket radio, i l i d e - r u l o d i a l , b a t t e r y power, earn' strap $9,88 Five convenient ways to buy: es Revolving Charge · Zales Custom Charge · BankAmcricard · Master Charge · Layaway ZALES® jmtitits Vte've got the whole world working for you. Sunday Gazette-Mail ,

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