1956 San Jacinto 8th Grade Football Champions

By Glenn Whittington and Ron Peavy

This is from Glenn and Ron Peavy and who they think they recognize.  The team won 6 and lost 1.
Top Row:The team manager far left ?, Coley Cowden #10?, Mike Burkett #24, Tom Burks #19, Glenn Whittington #16, Mike Reif #37, Eric Moore #29, Jody Givens #38, Rodney Satterwhite #28- Captain, Robert Shuttlesworth #43, Ross Dawkins #25, Billy Owens #52, Raymond Tyra #57, Coach Sam Volpe
Second Row: Ben Keel #46, Ron Cauble #39, Lester Morris #23, Bob Speed #26, David Dorsey #41 
Bottom Row:  Grant Robinson #30, Ron Peavy # 36 in your program– # 1 in your heart, Bob Trice #54 (played at Texas Tech), Johnny Peckham– in front of Coach Volpe
According to Ron:  The one loss was to some Odessa Jr High— If Volpe would have let me play more or some or….  After being stuffed by Eric Moore, Robert Shuttlesworth and even the Cheerleaders, I decided basketball was the way to go!

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