Forest Park Review from Forest Park, Illinois on March 31, 1971 · Page 12
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FOREST PARK REVIEW, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31, 1971, PAGE 12 SPORTS PAGE Park District Wrestling Tournament Class - Mike Pusavc, 1st Place, won his first match in 1 min., 40 seconds; his second match was won by 1st row seated - left to right: Scott Bisluk, Jeff Cron, Jeffrey Flight, Mike Dore and Brian Finder 2nd row kneeling: Tony Piscopio, Danny Conway, Jim Huebner 3rd row; Frank Cron, Luciano Tito, Dan Shied and Mike Pusavc 4th row: Bill Clark, Mario Tito, Ricky Weiss, Chris Zillner and Coach Rich Kreiger. Forest Park takes second place in the Suburban Recreation Athletic Conference tournament held Saturday, March 27 at Grant- White school. The Forest Park team took 2nd place to a much more experienced Riverside Park District team. Memorial Park placed 3rd. Approximately 100 spectators were present to watch the more than 45 boys participate in weight classes ranging from 40 Ibs. all the way up to 160 Ibs. 1st Wgt. Class - Jeffrey Flight took 1st place by pinning his opponent in 1 min., 40 seconds flat; his second match he won by forfeit. Jeff was our lead-off tiger. 2nd Wgt. Class - Brian Finder, 1st Place, won two matches by forfeit. 3rd Wgt. by a pin forfeit. 4th Wgt. Class - Jeff Cron, 1st Place, won his first match by a decision and was then involved in a three way tie for first place. • 5th Wgt. Class - Frank Cron won 3rd Place. 6th Wgt. Class - Mike Dore, 2nd Place, lost his first match by a pin; won his second by a pin. ' *» • 7th Wgt. Class - Scott Bisluk won 3rd Place. 8th Wgt. Class - Dan Shied, 2nd Place, lost his first match by a pin; won his second match by a pin. 9th Wgt.- Class - Luciano Tito won 1st Place against much bigger opponents than himself by a decision in the first match and a pin in the second. . 10th Wgt. Class - Tony Piscopio, 2nd Place, lost his first match by a decision; won his second by a pin. llth Wgt. Class - Danny Conway, the roaring tiger of the wrestling team, placed 2nd; lost Ms first match by a pin. He came right back and won his second match by the fastest pin time of 33 seconds flat. ' 12th Wgt. Class - Jim Huebner, 2nd Place, won a forfeit in the first match and lost by a pin in the second. 13th Wgt. Class - Ricky Weiss, a very promising prospect for the high school wrestling team, as expected, won 1st place by a decision in his first match and a pin in the second. 14th Wgt. Class - Chris Zillner won 3rd Place. 15th Wgt. Class - Bill Clark won 3rd Place. 16th Wgt. Class - Anchor position, heavyweight Mario Tito, the wild bull of the team, won 1st Place by a pin in 45 seconds flat in his first match. His opponent in the second match was so terrified that Mario won by a forfeit. Thus, the results of the Wrestling Tournament. James Sarno, Park District Director, said "I feel that Forest Park once again showed that determination is a big part of any participating sport. I would like to say Congratulations to all the boys who did so well and, last but not least, to the coach, Rich Kreiger, who did such a fine job in teaching these boys as much as he did in such a short time." Park District Competitive Swim Program All swimmers 8 years of age and up will be happy to learn the Forest Park .Park District will offer a Competitive Swim Program this summer providing a reasonable amount of registrations are received. The program will be held from June 14 through August 6th with the daily workout 7 to 9 A.M. and 5 to 6:30 P.M. Monday through Fridays. If you are interested In taking part in a Competitive Sjfflm Program contact the ParP District before April 15. For further information phone 366-0203. St. Bernardine Bowling League News LADIES Mohr Oil Co. 58-1/2 Sam Sansone 57-1/2 Forest Park Nat'l Bank 54 Qultsch Florist 53 Miller Drugs 50 Reich & Becker 49 Famous Liquors. 49 Trage Bros. 45 Lorraine Popelka bowled high game of 209 and high series of 535. Lucille Rogers bowled a 506 series. Saracco Construction 48 Alberts Furniture 45 Hollahan Dodge 40 Cermak-Harlem Standard 35 National Roofing 34 Cognates Foods 30 Suburban Oil 29 Seven Oaks Restaurant 26 North America Savings 21 Reich 4 Becker 7 High Game - Tony LaMantia -257 High Series-Frank Strocchio-615 They Caff Him "Fasf & Fierce" Angela Fosco, 1134 Circle Ave., has been boxing for only three months and already he has been hailed by Coach Pat Lacosta (left) as a "very good fighter who ought to make a career of it." Out of his first three fights, he won two and lost one; he KO.'d In the first round in 31 seconds. He practices at the C.Y.O. gym at Laramie and Hirsch in Chicago and weighs in at 105 pounds. Angelo, a 14-year-old freshman at St. Josephs High School in Westchester, is also active in hockey and baseball. His sister Lois, 13, is his favorite fan who dominates the rooting section and "screams like crazy." For his first fight, his family presented him with a surprise gift of a blue and white satin robe. Lois dreamed up the name on the back ,of the robe which reads "Fast & Fierce Fosco". Angels says he hopes to earn that name someday. Pat Menzione, 16, of Westchester, who is nicknamed "Nasty Ed", is his self-appointed manager who trains"and works out with Angelo. - . Angelo is the son of Mr. & Mrs. Angelo Fosco of Forest Park. New Coach at Fenwick "In the past, my teams have been known to use the pass quite a bit. I'm sure that we'll throw the ball when the occasion calls for it." So said Fenwick's newly appointed football coach, Mr. Matt Laurich, when asked if he intends to change this school's strict use of a running attack to one which would utilize the pass more often. Mr. Laurich has been around athletics for most of his life. In high school at Joliet Catholic, he earned letters in all of his four years there in football, bas- .ketball and baseball. In his senior year of high school, he received Ail-State honors in football. At. St. Benedict's College in Atchlson, Kas., he won letters in all four years in football and for two years in basketball. Mr. Laurich went back to Joliet Catholic to be their backfield coach for seven years. It was at Marmion Academy, however, thatheestablishedhlm- seU as a very capable coach. In the last three years that he was the head coach there his team had a 25-4 won-Ioss record. Mr. Laurich is optimistic about the approaching season but for now his main objective is to get acquainted with the team. He has said that his new job will be a challenge to him because he considers the Catholic League to be the toughest league in the country for football. . READ the REVIEW Reich & Becker and Maleks Shell Station Sponsor Little League Teams Reich & Becker Agency,'Inc. continues to support the youth activities in Forest Park by again sponsoring the minor Phillies. The Agency has backed the team for many past years and has always produced a fast running team. Being in a prime position for the recent player draft, the Phillies wereableto sign up some top notch youngsters. This heavy new makeup of ball players should place them in contention for the seasons top spot. The team has stated that they will work hard to make their sponsor proud of them... Good luck fellows. Richie Maleks Shell Station located next to the baseball Held at . Desplalnes and Harrison is the new sponsor of the major Tigers. The Tigers picked off the pennant in the major division last year and has- returned with a heavy crop of experienced players. The Tigers drew the last position in the player draft this year. This spot may affect their outcomefor the 1971 season. Only time will tell how good they are without their heavy pitching staff. Mr. Malachowski, owner of Maleks Shell Station will be close enough to the diamond te spur the team on. The boys of both teams appreciate receiving ' ne support of their sponsors. Without support from individuals such as our sponsors Little Leagiieactivities could not exist. Activities. St FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY n JOIN OAK PARK YMCA 255 S. MARION ST. OAK PARK 383-5200

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