Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on August 24, 1975 · Page 88
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August 24, 1975

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 88

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Putnam Football -August24, Buffalo Putnam and Hurricane will be trying to recover from a heavy graduation. Poca will build around its defense, and Winfield needs a quarterback. That's the outlook for the four Putnam County teams as they prepare for the upcoming campaign. Baffo/o Putnam Coaches COACH: Harold Erwin (fourth year. 15-15) 1J74 RECORD: -2 TOP RETURNEES: Jackie Envin (T. Sr. 6-4. 225). Johnny Stone (QB. Sr. 6-1. 175). Steve Browning (HB Sr.. 5-7. 150). Derek Casto (HB. Sr.. 5-8.145). Billy Whittington (E. Jr.. 6-2. 165). TOP PROSPECTS: Cliff Raybum (LB. Sr.. 5-8.165). Oliver Herdman iC. Jr.. 5-8. 165). Terry Workman (E. Jr.. 5-9.150). Allen Cremeans (G. So.. 5-8. 145). Donnie DON JENNINGS Ptx-a STEVE WHALEY Hurricane LEON MrCOY V infield HAROLD ERWIN Buffalo Hurricane By Paul Wallace Newman (T. So.. 6-2. 195). Raymond Bailes (HB. Jr.. 5-8. 150). OUTLOOK: With 17 of last year's 26 players graduated. Buffalo roach H;:niltl Erwin will be rebuilding in his fourth year at the helm for the Bisons. Buffalo rolled to the second best record (8-2) in the school's history last year with a stingy defense that allowed only about four points a game. The Bisons will build around 6-foot-4, 255-pound second team All-State Jackie Erwin. quarterback Johnny Stone and halfback Steve Browning. "We'll be hurting most on the offensive line." Erwin said. "Our strongest area should be in the backfield." BOBBY MASSEY EDDIE ABBOTT Slemp (HB, Jr.. 6-2, 180), Roger Massey (LB. So.. 6-2. 190). OUTLOOK: First-year head coach Steve Whaley will be without 26 seniors from last year's Hurricane squad. Whaley said the success of the Redskins depends on how well they fare against their first four opponents -- Point Pleasant, Nitro. Ravenswood. and Dunbar. "Those four teams are the strongest on our schedule and if we make it through those in good shape, we could have a pretty good year." Rusty Sovine. the Redskins' 6-foot-2, 190-pound quarterback, will carry the brunt of the attack. "He's a good all-around player. He thinks well and throws well." Whaley said.' HURRICANE Date--Opponent Site Aug. 29-Point Pleasant Away Sept. 6-Nitro Away 12--Ravenswood '. Home 19--Dunbar Away 26--Charleston Catholic Home Oct. 3--Winfield Away 17--Herbert Hoover Home 24--Poca Away 31-Milton Home Nov. 7--Ripley Home So., 5-7. 160). Rusty Arthur (L. So., 5-11. 170). Carl Meadows (T, Sr.. 6-0.205). John Whittington (HB. So.. 5-10.160). Gary Sigmon (QB. So., 5-6. 135). OUTLOOK: Poca will rely on its defense and what coach Don Jennings terms a strong group of sophomores. The Dots have many experienced defensive players returning. They will build their defense around All-State safety Mike Gatens, who has been moved to corner- back and will probably see some action as quarterback. "The quarterback spot is up for grabs." Jennings said. "Gatens will be right in there, along with Gary Sigmon, Greg Arthur and possibly Randy Sayre." Also returning on defense are Frank Workman, a bruising 6-foot. 200-pound linebacker, end Albert Fowler, noseman Richard Thomas and halfback Eddie McVay. The sophomores Jennings expects to help include Rick Gibson, Rusty Arthur. What can you do when you want extra money? See PUTNAM, Pg. 25F, Col. 1 H R Bkxxk knows income taxes, and how lo ieach you to prepare income tax returns. .. . , . .. We teach income tax preparation to people "h° have a "air tor dealing accurately with figures, and who enjoy working with the public, and who would like to earn extra income in their spare time. Over 300,000 students have graduated from our Income Tax Course. We teach classes in more than 2,000 communities throughout the country. There is almost certain to be a class location and time satisfactory to you. Job Interviews available for best students. Send for free information and class schedules today. 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Todd Bachman ( L B , Sr., 5-11, 190), Jeff Miller (DB, Jr., 5-10,160), David Lincolnogger (LB, Sr., 6-0, 180), Bobby Gibson (T, Sr., 6-0, 185), Danny COACH: Don Jennings ( f o u r t h year, 11-19) 1974 RECORD: 2-8 TOP RETURNEES: Paul Bailes (C. Sr., 6-0,160), Frank Workman (B, Sr., 6-0, 200), Eddie McVay (B, Sr., 5-10, 170), Albert Fowler (E, Sr., 6-0,170), Mark Smith (T, Sr.. 5-10, 180), Richard Thomas (LB, Jr., 5-10, 160), Mike Gatens (CB, Sr., 5-5, 140). TOP PROSPECTS: Rick Gibson (HB, ND IfF pP^ODEL ^ / 1975 YEAR-END M STEVE BROWNING ·*·»!·» jl f J A C K I E E R W I N Your Dollar Gets More BILLY WHITTINGTON JOHNNY STONE BUFFALO Date--Opponent Site ;Aug. 30--Wahama Home ; Sept. 6-P'burg Catholic Away 13-Winfield Home ' 19--Hamlin Away . ' - 27-Clay Home · .Oct. 3--Poca Away 10--Guyan Valley Away 17--Van Away 25-Walton Home Nov. 1--Uuval Home For NEW AUTO Loans See Us Before You Finalize Your Deal -- We Can Save You Money On Your Loan. 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