Tri-County Youth Sports Grant
Tri-County Youth Sports Grant Winners
1976 Manual Football Team

Row 1: Manager Greg Cox, Rob Kessler, John Cowan, Richard Anderson, David Haste, Rick Aibritton, Dale Reeser, Marvin Neal, Roosevelt Henderson, Marty Houlihan, Ernie Baldock, Alan Allen, Mark Dismuke, Jay Moton, Manager, K. Daniels.

Row 2: Asst. Dave Cignetti, Asst. Chuck Siebel, Duane Johnson, Tom Persich, Ned Sheppard, Sheldon Grant, Jeff Stokowski, Alfred Moton, Otto WaIler, Randy Whitman, Chris Harper, Joe Moton, John Goodwin, Bill Reed, Carlos Armstrong, Eric McClain, Ken Kamp, Asst. Hal Montville.

Row 3: Scott Eldger, Dick Crain, Marcus Knox, Steve Graham, Norman Wright, John Moore, Doug Ryan, Nathel Williams, Alvis Rutherford, Kevin Little, Frank Romane, William Bradley, Dan Sweety, Jeff Witt, Leo Owens, Coach Bob Smith, Asst. Dennis Winkler, Manager R. Dwyer. Not pictured: Eddie Johnson.

The 1976 Rams were led to an undefeated Conference Championship by All-Staters Alan Allen, Jeff Stokowski, and Alfred Moton. Key victories were a 28-0 win over Spalding and a last second 8-6 win over Central. They began the state play-offs with a 26-14 win over Normal Community before losing to Danville.

Alfred Moton - Defensive Back
Alvis Rutherford - Specialist
Jeff Stokowski - Offensive Tackle
Joe Moton - Defensive Lineman
Alan Allen - Running Back
Jay Moton - Linebacker



THE 1976-77 RECORD
Manual 22, Pekin 0 Manual 46, Richwoods 0
Manual 14, East Peoria 0 Manual 28, Spalding 0
Manual 35, Limestone 7 Manual 8, Central 6
Manual 52, Urbana 15 Manual 26, Normal Comm. 14 (playoffs)
Manual 12, Bergan 10 Manual 8, Danville 35 (playoffs)
Manual 48, Woodruff 36