Multiple Teams · PLYMOUTH ATHLETIC HISTORIC PHOTOS: 1949 Football and 1949-50 Basketball


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Pictured above is the 1949 Plymouth Rockies football team.

Team Members:  1st Row – Mitchell, Listenberger, Short, McAvoy, Powell, Berkey, Stevens, Hillabrand, Wing, Kizer, Christiansen, Whaley, Kennedy, and Lingle

2nd Row:  Mgr Beiter, Wysong, Bohannon, Couts, Helvey, Knepper, Roush, Florian, Zeider, Marks, Maxson, Tibbetts, Mgr Jeffirs, Mgr Davis, and Coach Wilson

3rd Row:  Coach Thomas, Coach Polk, McCan, Listenberger, Morris, Kimble, Vancza, Greenlee, L Wenino, Kubley, Read, Wagoner, Scheetz, Myers, and Coach Hale

4th Row:  Hillabrand, Smith, McConnell, Drake, Harris, P Harris, Beyler, Armington, Voss, J Wenino, Hampton, Rudd, Beabout, and Kelsey

They finished the year with a 6 – 1 – 1 record.  Here are the results:

Plymouth 7  Warsaw 7

Plymouth 38  Monticello 0

Plymouth 39  Alexandria 0

Plymouth 48  Peru 6

Plymouth 34  Wabash 13

Mooseheart 20  Plymouth 13  **  I believe Mooseheart was a school from up near Chicago

Plymouth 13  Valparaiso 7

Plymouth 13  Huntington 6

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Pictured above is the 1949-50 Pilgrim Basketball team

Team Members:  Starting with #54 and going clockwise – 54 Jim Wenino, 53 Jon Kubley, #35 Jack Beabout, #44 Ned Rudd, #45 Dave Scheetz, #55 Chuck Vancza, #33 Cliff Zeider, #30 Bob Listenberger, #43 Jerry Helvey, #50 Jim Armington, Al Myers, and Wendell Gooch.

Senior team members included Jim Armington, Jack Beabout, Bob Listenberger, and Ned Rudd.  Leading scorers were Chuck Vancza 10.1 PPG, Dave Scheetz 9.8 PPG, and Jack Beabout 8.7 PPG.

The team finished the year with an 8 – 14 record under Head Coach Cecil Polk.

RESULTS

Warsaw 59  Plymouth 47

Plymouth 38  Alexandria 32

Mishawaka 40  Plymouth 28

Elwood 49  Plymouth 41

Peru 52  Plymouth 44

Muncie Burris 47  Plymouth 45

Plymouth 49  Tipton 28

Culver 62  Plymouth 38

Plymouth 48  Monticello 46

Rochester 43  Plymouth 34

SB Riley 49  Plymouth 44

Plymouth 48  Tyner 37

Bourbon 55  Plymouth 45

SB Adams 54  Plymouth 44

Plymouth 66  Winamac  48

Wabash 50  Plymouth 43

Plymouth 48  Rochester 39

Warsaw 51  Plymouth 44

Huntington 56  Plymouth 53

SECTIONAL

Plymouth 63  Argos 51

Culver 50  Plymouth 27