Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on September 26, 1963 · Page 35
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 35

Alton, Illinois
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Thursday, September 26, 1963
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PAGE THIRTY-SIX ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 1963 Alton Challenges Tough East Side Defense First Conference Game; Both Clubs Undefeated By DON PLAItftKt Sports Editor Two teams have gained 43 yards from sorimmace against East St. Louis thus fnr this sen son: That's thp kind of defense passes for 46 yards. Nino of the starters for Kast St. Louis are lettermon. Seven seniors are included in the lineup. OIIP sophomore, right end Clar- tlin ence Williams, has cracked the Alton Hiph School Redbirds will]varsity. He is thp onl.v non-let be fadnc Friday night when they jtennan on the fon\-ard wall. open Southwestern Conference action at Parsons Field in East Side Kickoff time for the battle of un heatens is N p.m. BBS! St. Loiil* opened its SPHSOP with B 0-0 tie against St. Ix>uis I . Hlph. The Flyer defense limited the Junior Bills to 21 yards on (he ground. Last weekend the Flyers blanked cross town rival. Lincoln. 19-0. In doing so, Lincoln was able to gain just 22 yards against the tough Flyer defense. That's not all. St. Louis and and Lincoln threw 31 passes against the Flyers and completed only eight of them for H!fl yards. No team in the area can match those statistics, but. on thr other hand. Alton can display a pretty good offense. The Redbird ground game has been effective and last weekend it was complemented by the aerial artistry of quarterback East St. laws definitely has the weight advantage. The Flyer line averages 191 pounds per man compared to Alton's 1S'2. However, the Redbird backs average 174'a compared (o 170 for East Side. Overall. East St. Louis averages ISii'.s per player while Alton goes 179 per player. Both tennis are at full strength with one exception. Still not up to par Is end Paul Caldwell of Alton. He suffered a knee injury against Qnincy two weekends ago, missed the Marquette eon- tist and Is ticketed for only limited duty Friday night. He ordinarily kicks off. but will relinquish those duties to An drew Johnson. A couple of other Redbirds arc list, but will play. I guard Pat Purcell j on the injury Starting right has a bum knee, but will be in the lineup. Defensive end Tom Brent Gwillim. In two games, Ailon has rushed for 389 yards and passed for 114 more for an overall total of 503. Gwilllm has hit seven of I! tosses and two touchdowns. Six of Gwil- Hni's completions came against Marquette last Friday. If East St. Louis' defense is I Hand has an arm Injury suffered in Monday's practice, but will also play. Alton has scouted East Side the past two weeks. "Our reports; say they're real good." Coach! Ralph McClain of the Redbirds j said. "They have a strong defense. Lincoln couldn't go any- -isi where except in the air. Smith Battle of Underclassmen As Explorers Entertain Lincoln By BILL LHOTKA Telegraph Sports Writer Only six seniors will be in the ior Odell Staten. (tenter — 175 - pound Jerry Crockett. Might Guard — 205 - p o u n d starting lineups of both teams Friday night when the Lincoln | junior Eddie Weakfall. Tigers of East St. Louis visit Al-j Right Tackle — 180 - pound ton for a non-conference game!junior Joe Bonner. against Marquette School Stadium. Both squads are in the rebuilding process and neither has scored a victory. Lincoln tied Soldan, 0-0, and dropped a 19-0 decision to East St. Louis while Marquette has been beaten by Jerseyville (19-0) and Alton (26-7). The seniors In the Lincoln lineup are t>-0, 190-pound right end Arvell Ware and 165-pound right halfback Jerry Crerr. The remainder of the lineup consists of juniors with one exception. Lincoln track star Sammy Ells-. at P u b 1 i c • Hlght End — 190 - p o u n d sen- jior Arvell Ware. Quarterback — 130-pound Junior Richard Pruitt. Left Halfback — 170 - p o u n d sophomore Sammy Ellsworth. Klght Halfback — IK) - pound senior Jerry Crerr. Fullback — 190 - pound junior Bruce Davis. Richard Brooks, former East St. Louis High and Purdue grid star, Us the new coach of the Tigers, • replacing Laverne Crawford. There is only one change in the Explorer lineup from the team that took the field against Alton last Friday. Pete McFarlane, a i junior Dave Chappee. Right Halfback — 145 • pound junior Pete McFarlane. Fullback — 160 - pound senior Don Morrison. "We didn't jell in our first two games," Marquette coach Ron Holtman commented, "but we should move better this week, the team Is starting to come around." Lincoln and Marquette have met only once. A year ago the Explorers took * U- 6 decision «t Parsons Field. Game time for Friday night's contest is 8 o'clock. / ONLY HAVE EYES FOR TWO EDWARDSVILLE — Kevin Lough- re y of the Detroit Pistons eyes the basket as he drives in for a shot against the St. Louis Hawks in Wednesday night's exhibition game at Edwardsville High School. Hawk players blocking his path are Chico Vaughn (left) and rookie Gerry Ward. To Vaughn's left is Bob Ferry of the Pistons (partially hidden). The Hawks were 108-100 winners.—Don Hayes photo. strong as the statistics obviously! has real good speed like our An- bear out. the Redbirds might have drew and that fullback. Nave. to go through the air lanes as carries a great deal of the time. Lincoln did on one of its three!And. Riestis played last year and sojourns into Flyer territory. ! he's real good, too." What does Alton have to offerj Alton has added some new : in the way of offense? Well. it| offensive plays for the game j has in Andrew Johnson and Leroy! and has changed its defense ; Johnson two of the faster backs j somewhat. in the state. They earned their j Alton goes into the game with, speedy reputation through track inja 2-0 record, having edged Quin- Busy Hawk Hands Help In 108 -100 Victory which both run the hurdles and pair to form half the 880 relay team. They have been impressive thus far. Andrew, the left half, has gained 154 yards in - ; 0 carries for an average of 7.7 yards per try. Leroy has totaled 14] yards in 21 assignments for 6.7 yards per carry and has scored three touchdowns, one of them coming on a cy, 14-13, then whipping M a r- By DON PLARSKI Telegraph Sports Editor EDWARDSVILLE — The St. Sr. quette, 26-7. The starting lineups: EAST ST. LOUIS LE — George Olion, 178, LT — Dennis Freiberg, 188, Sr. igym. but the hottest belonged to LG — Ray Dunn. 182. Sr. I Charley (Chico) Vaughn, ex-South C — Glenn Burbank, 184, Jr. .- rn Illinois U. standout. RG — Paul Kisselbach. 206, Sr. Louis Hawks had a lot of hands going for them Wednesday night at the Edwardsville High School RT — Leroy Reeder, 235, Sr. RE — Clarence Williams, 188, 42-yard return of an intercepted!Soph, pass against Marquette. Three backs have been sharing the load for the Flyers. Fullback Gerald Nave lias toted the ball 39 times for 191 yards and an average of 4.9. Halfback Ray Smith has gain- j ed 65 yards in 14 carries for j 4.6 anC halfback Jim Riestis | has collected 811 yards in 21 carries for 'A.8, Senior Randy like) Eisenhouri quarterbacks the Flyers. He has hit one of eight passes for eight yards. The' oilier quarterback, Tom Jentsch. has hit five of 11 Chico. seemingly more aggressive in this, the first exhibition game of the season for the Hawks and Detroit Pistons, hit 28 points QB - Randy Eisenhour, 168. Sr., /of ganie . high honors . LH — Jim Riestis, 176, Jr. „ t . .. I He entered the game with RH — Ray Smith, 159, Jr. FB — Gerald Nave, 177, Sr. ALTON LE — Tom Sims, 150, Sr. LT - Dave Walls, 211, Sr. LG — George Maher, 178, Sr. C — Vic Schwartz, 192, Sr. RG — Pat Purcell, 155, Sr. RT — Ken Best, 217. Sr. RE — Dick Ehlert, 169, Sr. QB •— Brent Gwillim. 173. Sr. LH — Andrew Johnson. 165, Sr. RH - Otis Hall, 173, Sr. FB — Leroy Johnson, 187. Sr. beginning of the second half for I .St. Louis and with C]iff Hagan! sparking the attack, the Hawks; began pulling away and once led by 21 markers, 78-57. From there it was a battle of reserves and cookies. Active hands on defense, with Lenny Wilkens the main culprit, harried the Pistons into numerous mistakes. St. Louis repeatedly stole the ball \ with Zelmo Beaty and Bill i Bridges,, two pro sophomores, | controlling most of the board ! action for the St. Louisans. j The Hawks had seven players in' double figures, but no. one could I surpass t he 20 mark except Vaughn. Barnhill displayed his usual blazing speed on drive-ins ' and Bridges and Beaty muscled I their way around Bob Petitt and the form that made him All- Am eri an at the northwest school. He could become one of the better first-year men in the league. worth will be m the opening line-; „- d ^ • , R . h| up at left halfback. The .,8. 170- lwil £ a , riJ „, ^^ pounder ,s only a sophomore. Th(l on , y ^.^ .„ (he Mar . Lincoln will be outweighing the quP tte eleven are 160 - pound Explorers by 13 pounds per man. i fullback Don Morrison, a nomi-i The Tiger line, although inexper-, nee for back of the week last ienced, is big with an overall; weeki ]65 . po llnd left end T o m average of 187 pounds while the; Guinec 17 2 - pound left guard! backfield weighs in at 164 per Ben Todaro, and 154 - pound right i man for • an overall 179 - pound guard Jo | ln Haine. average. 'r ne lineup for Marquette in. Heaviest man on the Ti«;er .eludes: lino is 205 • pound Eddie : Left End — 165 - pound senior Weakfall at right guard but iTom Guinee. left tackle Thricky Bagley is Left Tackle — 195 - pound jun- oniy five pounds lighter at ior Gordon Beeler. 200. Left Guard — 172 - pound sen- Cliff "Butch" Shegogg. star of ior Ben Todaro. Lincoln's cage team of last sea- Center — 203-pound junior son, is a glue-fingered receiver at:Mike Mihalich. leff end and combines with Ware • Right Guard — 154 - pound to give the Tigers an excellent senior John Haine. pair of double-duty ends. Right Tackle — 180 - pound The Lincoln lineup includes: Junior Mike Elliott. Left end — 195-pound junior Right End — 150-pound junior Cliff Shegogg. jBill Ash. Left Tackle — 200 - pound jun-! Quarterback — 160 - pout d ior Thricky Bagley. ! junior Guy Nasello. Left Guard — 167 - pound jun-j Left Halfback — 160 • pound CM Hasn't Crossed Roxmia Goal Line Since 1955 Season the Hawks on the short end of a 25-23 first quarter score. Teaming with John (Rabbit) Barnhill, the Hawk guards sparked the Missourians to a 37-26 second period lead. It vanished. though, when southpaw Jackie Moreland pushed i H^gan'saw-'onlvlimited' action"* in a shot from the left side to ~ .. . knot the score at 40-all. Thai spurred Vaughn and the rest of his mates into action and with Chico scoring 13 points in the quarter, the Hawks held a 59-4b' halftime bulge. They were never caught again. The regulars returned at the GRID MENU The Shells' 11-game winning. streak and seven - game shutout skein over the Eagles of Civic Me- mortal may be stopped by a bugj this Friday night at Bethalto. ! To say that Roxana is at full j strength is aji impossibility as. seven Shells have been bitten by the flu bug this week ;uid are slowly recovering from it. Among the seven stricken , arc kicker • halfback I) o n Witherow, starting right tiic kle Bob Crouse, starting left guard Bill Keller, senior end Larry Joiner, and veterans Bob UeU and Gary Tedrick. "The boys have reported back to school but they won't be able to practice today (Wednesday)," commented Tschannen. Roxana mentor Mo Tin' Panthers of .Jerseyville liu after their third victory of the season ut Carlinvlllc Friday night and will l>e trying for their third straight shutout. The Panthers blanked Marquette and Civic Me- i iiuirial by identical IU-II scores , in Its first two outings. , In the Illinois Valley Confer-1 i-nce. Southwestern i2-OI plays at i Calhoun of Hardin d-li. Winchester il-li is at Pleasant Hill (2-Ci, and North Greene (1-0-1) hosts Carrollton (0-2>. Greenfield has an open date. Saturday, the Red Raiders of Western Military will be trying to plug up their defense which has allowed 69 points in two games when they tackle Lutheran Cen- Meanwhile, all is not well in thc;tral in an ABC League game. Eagle camp, Civic Memorial | coach Cliff Hoppe reports. ] Defensive end I-arry Klee : man, a standout for the Eagles In the first two games, is out with it broken collarbone. llli> place will be taken by junior Randy Taylor. Neither the Shells nor the Eagles have yet to win a game. Roxana has lost to Southwestern, 7-6, and Wood River, 25-6, while the Eagles have dropped decisions to Wood River (26-0) and Jerseyville (19-0). FRIDAY Southwestern Conference Alton at Kast St. Louis Eduurdsville at Wood River Colliiisville at Granite City Midwestern Conference Roxana at Civic Memorial Cahokiu at Madison Dnpo at Highland Illinois Valley Conference Southwestern at Calhoun Carrollton at North Greene Winchester at Pleasant Hill Non-Conference Lincoln (K.SL) at Marquette Jerseyville at Carlinville Qnincy at Belleville SATURDAY A I!C League \VM.A al Lutheran Central College California ut Illinois Bowling Green at SIU Culver-Stockton at Princlpia College (Elsah) Sunday Assumption at St. Louis L T . High ; Loughrey Pro St. Louis at Pittsburgh Chicago at Detroit Coach Harry freely. Only steady Bailey Howell, former Mississippi Stale great, provided the Hawks with any worries -wit han occasional offensive outburst from home grown product Don Ohl and Jackie Moreland. Both coaches, Gallatin and ex- Cincinnati Royal mentor, Charlie Wolf, emptied their benches. The I Hawks' No,. 1 draft pick, Jerry ! Ward of Boston College, saw con- I siderable action and looked im pressive although scoring only four points. He handled the ball well and seemed to have anough poise to cope with the seasoned vets of the National Basketball Association. Eddie Miles, the sensational Seattle U. All-Anieriean of last ' season, made his debut with the Pistons wearing a face mask to protect an injured nose received in Detroit scrimmages. He showed flashes of Detroit (100) Hawks (108) Plnyei fg ft pf Player fjj ft pf Howell Scott Iniluiff Ohl Euan I 7 erry Moreland Miles Jones Dunston Smith Sllc 68 3 r> 4 2 1 3 1 6 1 3 0 3 2 1 3 4 6 5 0 2 1 4 4 3 3 0 2 2 Pettlt Hagun Beaty Wilkens Barnhill Jordon Bridges Farmer Ward Duffy Mitchell Tormohlen Vaughn 1 fi 2 1 f; 0 5 4 1 0 0 0 7 9 '} ~ 1 1 0 2 2 2 2 o 0 14 4 5 1 3 ;t 2 2 5 1 0 1 •> 2 SQUEEZE PLAY EDWARDSVILLE—Zelmo Beaty of the Hawks tries to get past Bob Ferry of Detroit (arm outstretched). Piston player at the left is Don Ohl, former Ed- Totals 37 28 36 Totals 32 44 31 Score by Quarters: 1 2 3 4 T "Hawk's VVsVkiTos wardsville High School star and later an All-American at Illinois before becoming one of the standout guards in the National Basketball Association. Lenny Wilkens is between Ohl and Ferry.—Don Hayes photo. Oilers Host Beefy Edwardsville Pick Your Size... Pick Upa Real Buy Now's the time to get a real buy In tires. 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Is a Midwestedn Conference game. lii other Midwestern Conference contests Cahokiu (M) is at Madison <0-2», and Dupo (0-2) is at Highland (1-1). __ Touch Football Ii> the Wood River touch football league the Crows took a tor- leit tram the Old Pros, the Bears blanked the Jayees, 304), and Whitelaw Baptist dropped a 344 decision to the Big Red. < The Oilors of Wood River have their work cut out for them Friday night when they host the Tigers of Edwardsville in a Southwestern Conference game. The Tigers have one of their finest teams in years under Ben- lor right guard Elmo uas liONpllali/.ed over the \\eekentl and is definitely out ut Kriday'n guum with bruised stomach muscles. Halfback Bill lilind wont blurt because of a bruised hip. In their places Isselhardt will play 185-pound senior Tom Cameron at right guard and 180-pound ny Isselhardt with a big, tough line and an experienced back- backfield. Edwardsville has beaten Madi- i Junior Jim Hoskins at right half. »on, 42-12, and lost to Belleville Jim Hoskins teams with his Cathedral, 19-13, in its two starts, brother Bob, a bruising 227-pound- Joe Townsend, Says Isselhardt of the Cathedral; er, Crusaders, "They're the hardest- i the It'll halfback area scoring leader with 25 198 average per man while the backfield averages IBS pounds. The 11-pluyer unit lias a combined weight of more than u ton of beef for an overall average of 196 pounds. Hocked (190). the Oilers are a' The offensive lineup for Woods Fullback — 180-pound senior : match for Edwardsville. River includes: Joe Huff. Mel Bunting, Ed Cheatham andi Left end — 155-pound junior; Joe Huff have hud a year's ex-:Mike Coulson. i peril-nee at the linebacking spots Left tackle - Terry Arnold, and whenever you see a tackle It's no wonder that Isselliardt you know that one of the says of his squad, "We've got is usually present, good, sound blocking this season.' The material is there." While Wood unit will be River's offensive giving away 21 pounds per man. the Oilers defensive counterparts \vili be more nearly equal to the Edwardsville nosed kids I've seen in three or points, and quarterback Rich|tonnage. lour years. Hoskins says he was Noll. Greater depth this hit harder than he ever wa.-. be-. Leitennan right halfback Bob tore." Hie Tigers have lust tuo and regained one via the In- Jury route In preparation for Friday nJgbt'» contest. 8eo- jWahl, who has been out with a knee injury, will be ready for action Friday night. The Tiger line tips the scale* at 1386 pound* (or a allowed Orv Yocum season hus to platoon more than usual. In tackles Bill Smith (200) and Richard Hahnenkamp (195) Hazen (230) (230) and defensive end Mii-e middle guards Greg and Terry Lawrence The Oilers suffered two ca&ualtle* In their 2&-8 romp over Roxana lust Friday night. Team captain BUI Shop tal, a 175-pound senior, Miff-red u km* injury which will keep him sidelined at least two wc«-kh, and junior halfback Mike Grinisley broke hi* bund. Either Wes Warner, a 175- pound senior, or John Powers, a 170-pound senior, will start in Shortal's place while Cheatham goes in Gnmsley's halfback spot. 185-pound senior, three i |, e ft guard — 170-pound senior Qary Griffith. Cantor — 185-pound senior Gary Wintjen. Klght guard — 180-pound junior Jewell Hand. Right tackle - 205-pound junior Larry Kirkpatrick. Right end — 175-pound senior Wes Warner or 170-pound senior John Powers. Quarterback — 175-pound senior Lee Davis. Left Halfback — 160-pound senior Ed Cheatham. Right halfback — 160-pound senior Bob Fisher. In another Southwestern Conference game unbeaten Collins- vllle (2-0) take* on unbeaten Granite City (2-0) on the Warriors field. An interesting not. is the fact that Granite City quarterback Joe Biles starred for OoUlnsvUle laut season. 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