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Golesburg Register-Moil, Golesburg, HI. Mondoy, Sepf,16, 1963 mm m HUGE GALLERY—One of the largest gallery in tournament history at Bunker Links watched the last few holes Sunday as the annual All-City Golf Tournament came to an end. Shot above shows a number of fans waiting at the 18th green and many more following the last foursome down the fairway. The 16-year-old Dave Lundstrom lost out by just one stroke as Bob Dredge won again in the 72 -hole medal play tournament. (Photos by Galesburg Register-Mail photographer Phil Turney.) TOURNEY LEADERS — Shown above arc the four top plnycrs in the All-City Golf Tournament which wound up Sunday at Bunker Links with Bob Dredge the winner. Pete Boynton and Bob Hoopes, shown extreme left and right, respective­ ly, shared third place honors while Dredge (with large traveling trophy) edged young Dave Lunstrom by one stroke in the final round yesterday. Bob Dredge Retains Honors in All-City Meet NO FAIR PEEKING—Richwoods defender appears to be trying to put hand over Don Johnson's (12) eyes as the Streak back drives for yardage during Saturday night's game, woods won the game 13-6. Rich- Streaks Bow, 13-6 Richwoods Wins Illini Tilt By JOE MORRISSEY The Knights of Peoria Richwoods were without shining armor Saturday night at Lombard Field, but they sparkled on their own in a 13-6 triumph over the Galesburg Silver Streaks. The victory in Saturday nights opener was the first step in the right direction for the Knights who are in defense of their Illini Conference grid crown. It was only Hich- woods' second win over Galesburg in the seven year series. However, it was the Knights' second consecutive grid triumph over the Streaks. Coach C C. Van Dyke's charges i that hurt the most. a major factor in the outcome, Mistakes Costly Several fumbles and the inability to hold on to passes in vital situations helped lead to Galesburg's downfall. However, it was probably their inability to capitalize on Richwood's mistakes had an edge in the statistics but were never ahead and trailed after the first five minutes of the second quarter. The Streaks ex- STATISTICS Rlchwood* Galasburg Itotst Downs 8 Rushing 4 Passing 3 Penalties -- 1 Total Yards Gained - 150 Rushing - 113 Passing — 37 Passes Attempted 6 Passes Completed 3 Punting 3-34 Fumbles 3 Fumbles Lost 1 Penalties 1-5 11 7 3 1 105 90 105 15 6 X-30 5 2 2-20 perienced trouble launching a sustained drive with their lone touchdown coming on a 32-yard pass with 7:03 left in the game. Richwoods, which was expected to possess speed and finesse, displayed surprising power and were especially strong on defense. In fact, &eir near spectacular ability to rise to the occasion on defense was In fact, the turning point of the game may have come late in the second quarter when Galesburg recovered a fumble on Richwoods' 10-yard line. The Streaks were trailing by just six points at the time but were unable to push it over and the Knights took charge on their own six. In the third quarter, trailing 13-0, the Steraks missed another scoring opportunity after driving to a first down on the Richwood's seven. They reached the two on the nest play but couldn't get past the one. Galesburg 's lone touchdown came early in the third period when Danny Stewart passed to Mike Davis for 32 yards and the score. This TD drive started on the Richwoods 47, however, the extra point attempt failed. Break Deadlock Richwoods broke the scoring deadlock with 5:45 remaining in the second quarter when Bill Zierke went around right end for two yards and the touchdown, but the try for the extra f>oint was no good. Richwood's initial score was set up when they took over the ball on tuc Galesburg seven after a bad pass from center by the Streaks. However, it took the Knights four plays to reach paydirt through the GHS defense. Another fumble set the stage for Richwoods' second touchdown march early in the third period. After recovering the Galesburg bobble on the Streak 35, the Knights moved the ball goalward with halfback Dennis Zolper going off tackle for the last 11 yards. Randy Conner kicked the extra point and Richwoods held a 13-0 lead at the time. Galesburg will take to the road for the first time this season when they battle Peoria Woodruff Friday night in a non-conference game. Rlchwood* Knickerbocker LE B. Richards LT Prezel Shaver Zwayer Conners Runkle Upton Zierke Carmen White LG C KG RT RE QB HB HB FB Galeibuig Stinson Sehuman Maze Foster Denisar Holmes Davis Conner Menke Autmon Stewart Touchdowns—Richwoods, Zierke, Zolper; Galesburg, Davis. Point after touchwon—Conners (kick). Score by quarters: Richwoods -0 6 7 0—13 Galesburg ...0 0 0 6—6 Officials—Bob Austin, Rocco Carbone. Ed l.indley, John Davis. Galesburg subs—Gojd, Swanson, Bramlett, Henry. Sharick, Durbin, Phillips, Johnson and Coffey. Late Rally by Dave Lundstrom One-Stroke Shy Bob Dredge wrote a new chapter to an old story Sunday afternoon as he grabbed championship honors in the sixth annual Galesburg All-City Golf Tournament. However, the veteran tournament campaigner had to stave off the charge of young Dave Lundstrom who finished in the runner-up spot, just one stroke off the pace. Dredge, who had trailed Pete Boynton by three strokes at the halfway mark, wound up with a 72-hole total of 291. Boynton, who lost his lead in Saturday's round at the Soange- taha Country Club, was tied for third with Bob Hoopes at 294. Bill Fox and Bob McFarland shared fifth place with 297. It was the second consecutive all-city crown for Dredge who won four times in the tournament's six-year history. He did not compete in 1960 when he was playing in the U. S. Amateur meet. For runner-up Lundstrom, a junior at Galesburg High School, it was a spectacular effort as he kept the pressure on tournament-wise Dredge until the final hole. Comes From Behind Dredge was the first round leader with a sparkling 69 but gave way to former champion Boynton in second round play at the Knox County Country Club last Sunday. He bounced back Saturday at Soangetaha and had a two-stroke lead at the end of 54 holes. In fact, Dredge was five back after the first two holes Saturday but was even with Boynton after the next four. The 16-year-old Lundstrom was never more than three strokes down during yesterday's round and trailed by two strokes most of the way. He missed a four- foot bridie putt on 15 which would have cut the lead to one, but picked up a stroke when Dredge bogied 17. For a brief moment it looked as if Lundstrom might catch Dredge on No. 18 hole in yesterday's final round. Dave hit the green — although some 30 feet from the pin — and Bob was a few feet off the apron. However, Dredge chipped up to within four feet of the cup for Ponies in 6-0 Win At Peoria PEORIA — Galesburg Sophomores started the 1963 season out right here Saturday morning with a 6-0 victory over Peoria Central. Steve Ferguson scored the lone touchdown of the game on a nine yard end run in the second quarter. This climaxed an 80-yard drive for the Ponies. Coach Bob Frank's Ponies had two touchdowns called back and were one foot from a score when time ran out at halftime. The locals were sharp defensively as Central failed to get inside the Galesburg 20. The Ponies are host to Peoria Woodruff Saturday morning at 10 o'clock on Lombard Field. and easy par and Lundstrom two putted. Jack Aldcrson, who finished with a 305 for the tournament, had a 70 for the best score of the day Sunday. Jim Lehman, who had a 299, and Lundstrom each had a 71. However, it was Saturday 's round at Soangetaha that really put Lundstrom back in the run ning after he had trailed by seven strokes at the halfway mark. He fired a 73 and was just three back at the end of 54. Dredge appeared as though he might be in trouble on two con secutive holes Sunday but wound up with pars both times and lost only one stroke in the process On No. 14 his tee shot was to the right of the fairway and into some trees. Using an eight iron on his second shot, Dredge was short but chipped to within two feet of the pin with a wedge to set up an easy pair. Dredge was also in a bit of trouble on No. 15 but went to his wedge again and this time his ball stopped just six inches from the cup. Among the leaders, Hoopes was the most consistent in scoring during four-day tournament with three rounds of 73 and one 75. Permanent trophies were pre sented to the first four places and merchandise prizes to all those who finished the 72-hole meet. In addition, Dredge retained possession of the large traveling trophy. Don Ridings and Phil Hund, as well as runnerup Lundstrom, were unable to accept prizes because of the high school eligibility rules. The tournament was co sponsored by the Galesburg Register- Mail and Radio Station WGIL and is being carried on in the memory of William C. Pritchard, one of the founders of the All-City meet. Birds to Spare The top four golfers were in the last group Sunday and three of them birdled the No. 6 hole. Dredge barely missed as all four had birdie putts of six feet or less. Bob Dredge H9-75-74-73—291 Dave Lundstrom —71-77-73-71—202 70-71-7<J-74—294 73-73-75-73—294 72-74-76-75—297 75-71-78-73—297 75-74-75-75—299 75-76-77-71— 2!)<J Mendrek 71-80-77-75—303 78-73-78-76—303 .. .-75-74-79-75—303 Boydstun, 304; , 304; Jack Alder- Norria, 305; Rich Houlihan, 307: Phil Hund. 307; Paul Blixt, 310; Jack Glasman. 312. Pete Olson. 315; Dick Watson 315; Dcki Gearhart. 316; Morris Patty. 317: Hub Mallin, 318; Jack West. 319; Stan Johnson, 327; Dick Swanson, 330; M. L. Bohannen. 338. Friars Defeat RMA 26-7 in Grid Opener Pete Boynton Bob Hoopes Bill Fox - . Bob McFarland Bud Miller Jim Lehman Ray Jess Pico Don Riflings Others — John Shave Erickson son. 305; Kip ALEDO — Sparked by a strong defense and the offensive brilliance of Pat Prina, the Corpus Christi Friars had no first game jitters in a 26-7 victory over Roosevelt Military Academy of Alcdo here Saturday night. Quarterback Pat Prina, who was backed by the power thrusts of fullback Dan Ridings, had a hand in all 26 points scored by the Friars in Saturday night's opener. Pat, who also excells in basketball and baseball to keep busy the year round, ran, passed utul kicked for the winners and stood out on defense. He ran for three touchdowns, passed for another, kicked for one extra point and passed for one. Ridings was the workhorse for the local Irish as he carried the ball 14 times for a total of 82 yards. He picked up crucial yardage with off tackle smashes. The Friars completely domi- ated the game, even more than their 10 first downs to RMA's four would indicate. They had 221 GIMMAC Holds Final Program At Speedway More than 400 race fans jam med Squires Speedway Saturday night as GIMMAC presented its final 1963 program, which com bined micro and three-quarter midget cars. Dick Wignall of Galesburg copped honors in the Micro midget feature while Dick Lothridge of Rock Island paced the TPQ field in the main event. Jim Howard of Galesburg and Hank Hanson of Morrison had fast time in their respective leagues. In the trophy dash, which was mixed race, Bob Freeman of Rockford copped honors in his three-quarter midget. Howard, driving a Micro, led the field for two laps before coming up with engine trouble. Final event of the evening was the Powder Puff derby with six cars competing and saw Ginger Wignall of Galesburg pace the ield. Micro Midget. First Heat—Jim Howard, Galesburg; Tuck Dowell, Monmouth; Henry Cassens, Peoria. Second Heat—Jim Howard. Galesburg; Dick Wignall, Galesburg; Jack DeWolf, Wyoming Third Heat—Wayn- England. Macomb; Dean Wignall, Galesburg; Mark Klinger, Hudson. Feature- Dick Wignall, Galesburg; Wayne England, Macomb; Gene Reem, Galesburg; Jerry Brown, Peoria; Dean Wignall, Galesburg. Three-Quarter Midget* First Heat- Jim Anderson. Burlington; Hank Hanson, Morrison; Dave Johnson. Rock Island. Second Heat—Dick Lothridge, Rock Island; Marv Drenter, Davenport; Ed Lothridge, Rock Island. Third Heat - Howard Lehman, Gridley: Gene Howell Good Hope; Earl Coker, Davenport Feature-Dick Lothridge, . Rock Island: Jim Anderson. Burlington; Bob Freeman, Rock Island; Hank Hanson, Morrison. Enjoy modern SKOAL America's fastest-Growing Chewing Tobacco gfCOAL yards on the ground to 90 for the home team and a total of 233 yards gained to HI for the Cadets. Corpus Christi scored its first touchdown early in the second quarter when Pat Prina went 18 yards around right end. Prina also kicked the conversion point. Later in the same period, the Friars took over at the midficld stripe and drove for a touchdown with Prina passing to Jim Kennedy for the last 17 yards. The extra point attempt was no good. Ridings was the big ground gainer in this march. A booming kickoff by Mike Hanrahan plus alert defensive play put the Cadets back on their heels again in the third quarter. They were forced to punt and Prina promptly returned the 65- yards for a touchdown. The conversion attempt failed again. Corpus Christi's final score of the game came in the fourth quarter when Prina dashed 28 yards to paydirt. The Friar star put on the finishing touch with a perfect placement. RMA's only touchdown came when Wally Stanfill intercepted a pass and returned 70 yards for the score. Bob Brown kicked the extt'a point. Corpus ChrUll Lineup Ends -Kennedy. Renvy. Tackles—Wllke. Hanrahan. Guards—Fox, Mills. Center-Starr. Quarterback—Prina. Halfbacks---Sptllio. Ascenslo. STAG WED., SEPT. 18 Serving Starts 6:30 — MENU — SWISS STEAK *1.00 Per Plate Members Only GALESBURG AMERICAN LEGION 571 E. North RENFIELO IMP0RTER3 LTD.. N.Y.C. BLENDED WHISKEY 88 PROOF. 2VAX STRAIGHT WHISKIES. 4 YEARS OS MORE OLD. WAX GRAIN NEUTRAL SPIRITS Paul Jones isn't Myra Johnson's cup of tea This whiskey's blended for men* Blended rich and mellow—with bourbon for verve, aged rye for heft, a touch of two-fisted corn whiskey, and select grain neutral spirits. Not for Miss Johnson. For you? JM4QTHER FINE PROPUCT QF UNIT60 STMEJ TQSACCQ COMPAUf When men drink with men

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