Florence Morning News Newspaper Archives Aug 31 1973, Page 42

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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - August 31, 1973, Florence, South CarolinaFlorence mooning news Friday August 31, Timmonsville the Timmonsville whirlwinds will been the 1973 season with Ai lol of new faces in the line up including the head coach. William Tate comes to Timmonsville Afler serving As an assistant at Glover High school last year and the new coach will have very few returning players Froni last year s "4-5 team to work Wilh in his new position. However tale is optimistic. We have a Young squad and very Little experience but the Guys Are coming along real Well in practice. Our line will average around 185 pounds and they have Good Speed. Our backs Are Small but Are speedsters. They can All run the 40 in 4.9 seconds or bet the whirlwinds lop lineman will be tackle a if on Jackson. Jackson is a big 205 Pound senior and is very Quick. Several schools have already been Down scouting him and he s certainly a Good College football tale said of his lineman. Troy Bembow will be at the other tackle and will be the Only new face in the line. Guards James Mcray and Don Nie Harn have some experience which will Benefit the line corps As does censer Carl Williams. Ricky Woods will hold Down the right end position and tall b 4" Bobby Timmons will be on the left end. In the Backfield Fleet footed Junior. Johnny Wright will be at the fullback Slot and pint size Joseph Allen and Whigha Ervin will be Al halfback. The qua Herback position could be a problem for coach tale s squad. Sophomore David Morris has the lop hand so far in practice and according to trip. Titis impressive in David matures Early we u by a11 "b1 1 he s 6, and Ean la Rev Llic bal with accuracy so. We won t the scared to Ball in the could repeat As champs loft non Viu Miu Olanta finished Wilh a winning record of six wins and four losses in the 6 a conference football race last year and they have the entire line resuming from that squad plus several Good prospects to fill in the vacancies left by the Backfield. Ola la discontinued football Aboul 10 years ago and in was Only in 1971 i h a i Ali e y reorganized that varsity sport. Last year in their second season. Conch Pelc Gaskins produced a winning learn and the Outlook for 1974 might be a Little better if he Backfield jells. We lost our entire Backfield from last season but if he boys i have Back there during practice can come through and do the Job then things Mig til work out for us this Gaskins said. Billy Llanna. A senior will Starl a the quarterback position for us. Lie has a Good head on him and has experience. Tim Thompson another senior and Junior Reginald Powers will be in the halfback slots. Both boys Are or cloy fast and with Jamie Durant at fullback then hopefully we can get some Points on the he continued. The bearcats front Wall will consist of senior Monk Jordan at right end and Sophomore John Nero at left end. The tackles will be David Thompson a 20fi Pound senior and 195 Pound Sophomore Terry Shields. Senior Michael Mills will by flanked at censer by two juniors Donald we urge area fans to support East Clarendon i s wolverines citizens Bank of Turbeville Coker and Paul Mcken Tianta will use the split 1 offence with variations. Jordan will handle the punting and kick off duties for the lie Arcales. E Cirp Norm coach Eddie Lioubin son begins his first season As head coach of the East Clarendon wolverines and indicated that 1973 would be a rebuilding year Tor Ineo a learn. We have 15 Leller men resuming from our 4-5-1 club of last year but the majority have Only one year of experience. The learn will by Young real Young Robinson said. The Backfield will have two veterans in Bryant and Eddie Ham. The quarterback Job instill up for grabs with Lisicky Coker and Sophomore Mur Daugh Urenn battling for the Starling assign Mem. The front for life cations will be led by tackle Lousler Coker and guard Wallace Wright. Richan Villa the Bishopville dragons captured the Baa conference Crown last year and a Cal onto win the state a Chain Pion ship finishing Wilh a perfect 13-0 record. Wilh a couple of key Relur Ning players from that squad coach j. W. Jones just might have another slate title on his mind this fall. The dragons lost their All state quarterback Carv Scarborough bal Tommy Wilkie has moved into the position and is doing a Fine Job in Early season practices. With Wilkie in the Back Field is two veterans Ernest Yates and Tom my Mcknight. Yales is a 175 Pound fullback who was injured in the opening game last season bul Ulen Cilc on to perform brilliantly in the latter part of the season. It. Leo sent my. Pleasant has 12 Icett Crmen returning from last year s Thiim and if third year head coach Tom White can gel his club to jell Early jul inc season my. Pleasant child the dark horse of the con frence. The line is anchored Down by a brother combination Al the guard position Harry and busier Eaddy will return for their third Campaign and have let tired each of the three seasons. White indicated that he would be counting heavily on these two veterans for their playing ability and leadership. R ruin Ticlin the Furman indians lost 23 Letler Nidini from the 1972 team which posted an impressive 9-2 record and a second place finish in the 6-aa conference according to coach James Gisl the indians will have a hard time improving on hat record yest has been Al the Neinl for Vears maj n 21-9 record. Olanta i Bear cats Good Luck in 73 support our boys this season citizens Bank of Olanta f l drugs serving i tour Olanta . Jim s Iga Olanta s. C. Floyd s drugs better prescription buys Olanta s. C. 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