Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on August 24, 1975 · Page 87
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August 24, 1975

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 87

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23 F -- August 24,1975 SIUM/OV MIKE SHAFFER ... Hoover End OBERLAX'S Pant Outfits Lead The Parade Again For Fall -Pant Suits Coordinated Groups Leather Coats ^ Leather Jackets Lili Ann Fashions Come in and see our lovely selection ot" new Fall fashions and fabrics. it. i*e YourtiankAmvricardorMaslrrt'.harfe OBERIAN'S on Quarrier GILBERT BURDETTE . . . Hoover Tackle HOOVER REBUILDING Cowley's Greenest Team The graduation of 23 seniors from a superb 1974 team has left Herbert Hoover coach Joe Cowley without a returning regular. "Not one returning regular," he em- · phasizes. "This is the least amount of experience I've had in the last three years." The Huskies will present only 12 lettermen but perhaps will be spurred by an important intangible. Cowley calls it a winding attitude. * "We've had some success the past three ·~years and we hope there'll be some car- :"ryover." he says. "We worked pretty hard ·'Jon that the past few years" ^ In their first two seasons under Cowley. I-the Huskies were below .500 but have im'.proved in each of the past three years. Vhaving finished 7-3 in 1972. 8-2 in 1973 and "-9-1 last year for a school record. I A loss to South Charleston last year cost ^-them a possible berth in the Class AAA ··-playoffs. -I As Cowley begins rebuilding, he talks ^approvingly of his sophomores and says *-he's anticipating a good year defensively. By Mike Whiteford But the offense, he says, "needs a lol of work." "Our backs must prove themselves and our blocking is questionable," he indicates. "But we have a really good group of sophomores and they should help us after they get three or four games of experience." A tentative offense for Herbert Hoover shows Rick Fizer at quarterback. Tim Tanner at fullback, Gary Crede and Jeff Harper at halfbacks, Greg Schoolcraft at center, Dave Woods and Mike Shaffer at guards, Gilbert Burdette, Kevin Buckner and Jeff Holbrook at tackles and Tim Shamblin and Dale Wingate at ends. "We'll be throwing the ball more than last year," says Cowley, adding that quarterback Fizer and end Wingate should form a creditable passing combination. Last year, the ground-oriented Huskies averaged about five passes per game. A tentative defense shows Wendell Archer and Harper at halfbacks, Tony Merrifield and Shamblin at safeties. Buckner, Mike Morris and Sid Barnette at linebackers. Mike Shaffer and Tom Armstrong at ends, Burdette and Holbrook at tackles and Keith Carte at middle guard. Hoover JOE COWLEY 6th Year: 30-20 1974: 9-1 1975 SCHEDULE Date - Opponent (74' Score) Site Aug. 29 -- Charleston (dnp) Home Sept. 5 - Dunbar (8-0) Away 12-Catholic (45-0) Home 26-Ripley (28-0) Away Oct. 3 - DuPont (21-12) Homo 10 - South Chas. (8-30) Home 17 - Hurricane (33-6) Awa; 24 - Sissonville...( 12-10)...Home 31 - G. Washington (27-12) Away Nov. 7 - East Bank (21-3) Away Home games 8 p.m. Sr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. RETURNIN3 REGULARS NONE OTHER LETTERMEN Pliytr P»»- Yr Rick Filer QB Tim Tanner FB Gary Crede HB-P Tom Armstrong OE Keilh Carte MG Mike Shaffer DE Dave Woods T Gilbert Burdelte T KevinBuckner T Jelf Holbrook T Tim Shamblin E Dale Wingate E TOP PROSPECTS Pliytr ·*·!· Tony Merrifield Q° Eddie Huffman QB Sid Barnelte FB Greg Keenan FB Jeff Harper HB Denny Shamblin HB Rick Smith HB Brian Piercy HB Steve Coulz HB Greg Schoolcraft C Mike Morris C Chuck McCroskey C Randy Tee! G Greg Whllehair T Eric Elmore T Wendell Archer E Jay Dean E Dean Belcher | Carl-Hughes E Frank Holden E HIS GOAL., A COLLEGE EDUCATION ... for starting his college 'savings program--the best way to have the money when he is ready for college or maybe he will be a fine enough athlete t receive a $15,000-520,000 scholarship. However, should there be no scholarship, you'll still need to have the funds. 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