Tri-County Youth Sports Grant
Tri-County Youth Sports Grant Winners
1974 Peoria Central Football Team

Front Row: Barry Olson, John Vespa, Donald Schoch, Ray Moore, Charles Gabbert, Sammy Goe, Kevin Polk, Chris Grieves

Row 2: Sammie Hardimon, Charles Watts, Rick Simpkins, Michael Marlatt, Randall Clary, Al Purham, Jeff Selke, Jesse Lopez

Row 3: Harvey Allen, Rodney Brown, Tim Urban, Doug Zipprich, Scott Traver, Pat Ryan, Robert Gordon, Scott Yonkouski

Row 4: Coach Larry Lavery, Tom Sturdivant, Cortez Blake, Bryant Ragler, Dorvas Pitchford, Eddie Jones, Joe Evans, Tim Putnam

Row 5: Asst. Coach Phil Salzer, Asst. Coach Bill Sissel, Lloyd Henderson, Eugene Simon, Calvin Patterson, Randy Neumann Ill, Martin Klatt

Row 6: Ronald Daft, Kevin Rockey, David Noe, Ron Coffey, Dan Ruffin


The 1974 Peoria High football team went 9-0-0 and won in the first round playoff game before falling to Normal Community 14-10 in the 2nd round. They were coached by Larry Lavery, assisted by Phil Salzer and Bill Sissel. Albert Purham, Jesse Lopez, Sam Hardimon, Kevin Polk and Dan Ruffin led the way.

 

 

THE 1974-75 SEASON
PHS 19, East Peoria 7 PHS 33, Pekin 7
PHS 42, Woodruff 14 PHS 34, Limestone 7
PHS 56, Assumption (E. St. Louis) PHS 17, Manual 14
PHS 13, Bergan 7 PHS 54, Granite City North 21 (playoffs)
PHS 29, Spalding 7 PHS 10, Normal 14 (playoffs)
PHS 21, Richwoods 7