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Edcouch-Elsa Football 1959


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                  District       Overall  
School             W   L   T      W   L   T   
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Edcouch-Elsa       6   0         10   0
Donna              5   1          8   2
Raymondville       4   2          -   -
Mercedes           3   3          4   6
La Feria           2   4          5   5
Los Fresnos        1   5          3   6   1
Lyford             0   6          0  10






District Record : 6-0

Season Record : 10-0

Playoff Recrod : 0-1

32-2A Playoffs (Bi-district): Sinton 30, E-E 28

1959 Schedule & Results (32-2A)

WeekDateOpponentScoreW/LRecordOverall
0Sept-04Hebberonville42-00W0-01-0
1Sept-11OPEN
2Sept-18Mission High48-08W0-02-0
3Sept-25Rio Grande City20-07W0-03-0
4Oct-02*La Feria28-14W1-04-0
5Oct-09Weslaco44-06W1-05-0
6Oct-16*Lyford46-06W2-06-0
7Oct-23*Donna24-12W3-07-0
8Oct-30*Raymondville48-14W4-08-0
9Nov-06*Los Fresnos36-00W5-09-0
10Nov-13*Mercedes36-06W6-010-0



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1959-60 Pre-Season Articles

1959 season preview 1959 schedule


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1959 Team Photo

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1959 Team Roster

No.      Name                  Pos.    Wt.
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11   George Salinas            QB      150
14   Robert Capello            QB      160
20   Pete Castillo             RH      130
22   Joe Loya                  RH      125
31   B.E. Fulfer               FB      145
32   Ruben Salinas             OG      160
33   Alvin Harrison            FB      165
40   Leo Gonzalez              LH      140
42   Julio Reyes               LH      140
50   Tim Johnstone             C       145
51   Eddie Gonzalez            C       159
61   Lloyd Hesterly            G       170
62   Javier Gutierrez          G       161
63   Corky Cellum              G       160
64   Frank Medrano             C       150
65   Larry Seal                G       155
71   Jerry Carruth             T       177
72   John Tayloe               T       185
73   Albert Rodriguez          T       170
75   Richard Hinojosa          T       180
80   Randy Fichter             E       147
81   Pat Mckinnis              E       144
82   Red Johnston              E       140
83   Chuck Nattinger           E       152
84   Joe Torres                E       137
85   Greg Carter               E       152

Coaches-Lum Wright, J.C. Wood, James Guess, George Gainley, Andy White


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1959-60 Valley Morning Star Newspaper Clips

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1955 Team Stats


Scoring

TD PAT TOTAL ------------------------------------ Pete Castillo 150 Robert Capello 72

Passing

Att-Com Yrds ------------------------------------ Robert Capello 69-148 1284

Rushing

No.-Yrds Avg. ------------------------------------ Pete Castillo ??-1077 Alvin Harrison 135-678 5.0 Joe Loya 61-477 8.0

Receiving

Rec. ------------------------------------ Chuck Nattinger 20 Randy Fichter 16

Team Stats

------------------------------- RUN 3133 PASS 1284 TOTAL 4417
*All stats were compiled from newspaper articles and are not complete

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1959 Team Reunion Event -- Oct 22, 2007

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1959-60 District Honors

32-2A All-District Honors

Offensive MVP: QB SR. Robert Capello

1st Team 2nd Team E Randy Fichter E Chuck Nattinger T John Tayloe T Jerry Carruth G Larry Seal G Lloyd Hesterly RB Pete Castillo RB Alvin Harrison Honorable Mention C Tim Johnstone
1959 All-District Article



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