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1969 Season

Mississippi Valley Runner-up — 7-2-1 Record — #7 Ranking by Des Moines Register


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Game Scores/Results

Regular Season
Week #1: (T)
Bettendorf 20, Davenport Central 20
Week #2: (L) Bettendorf 6, Davenport Assumption 19
Week #3: (W) Bettendorf 27, #3C.R. Washington 25
Week #4: (W) Bettendorf 13, Dubuque Senior 7
Week #5: (W) Bettendorf 21, C.R. Kennedy 20
Week #6: (W) Bettendorf 18, Iowa City High 6
Week #7: (L) Bettendorf 19, C.R. Jefferson 34
Week #8: (W) Bettendorf 47, Muscatine 0
Week #9: (W) Bettendorf 35, Clinton 0
Week #10: (W) Bettendorf 34, Alleman 6


Mississippi Valley Conference
Team Standings

Cedar Rapids Jefferson... 7-0
Bettendorf... 6-1 / 7-2-1

Cedar Rapids Kennedy... 5-2
Cedar Rapids Washington... 4-3

Clinton...3-4
Iowa City High... 2-5
Dubuque Senior... 0-6-1
Muscatine... 0-6-1

M.V.C. Coach of the Year
Ray Oles


All-Conference Players
:: Offense [or] Defense ::


11st Team: Scott Walker - Offensive Guard & Defensive Tackle
1st Team: Ted Schick - Running Back
1st Team: Mark Swanson - Defensive Tackle


2nd Team: Mark Swanson - Offensive Tackle
2nd Team: Tom Heizer - Center

Honorable Mention: Brian Speidel - Linebacker
Honorable Mention: Gary Campbell - Running Back
Honorable Mention: Steve Schaefer - Quarterback
Honorable Mention: Rob Zimmerman - Offensive End




All-Metro Players
:: Offense [or] Defense ::


2nd Team: Mark Swanson - Offensive Tackle
2nd Team: Scott Walker - Offensive Guard
 




All-Eastern Iowa
:: Offense [or] Defense ::


1st Team: Mark Swanson - Offensive Tackle
1st Team: Scott Walker - Offensive Guard




All-State Players

Scott Walker - Offensive Guard
2nd Team - Des Moines Register

Mark Swanson - Offensive Tackle
3rd Team - Iowa Daily Press Association
4th Team - Des Moines Register




Captains, M.V.P., Managers

Captains
Steve Schaefer, Brian Speidel, Mark Swanson, Scott Walker

M.V.P.

Brian Speidel - Linebacker

Managers

Andy Andrews, Ed Doyle, Tom Olson, Bob Smith, Ted Smith, Jerry Walker

Coaches & Trainers

Head Coach
Ray Oles (3)

Assistant Coaches

Bill Jensen, T
om Schlarbaum, George Thuenen

Trainer
Dan "Doc" Meador, Scott Treasure, Jr. (Student Trainer)





Miscellaneous Information

• The 1969 contest between Bettendorf and Davenport Central was the first-ever meeting between the two schools
• 2nd place in the [newly] formed Mississippi Valley Conference
• Bettendorf stunned #3-ranked Cedar Rapids Washington 27-25 during Week #3 of the season
Brian Speidel earned Times-Democrat "Prep Player of the Week" during the season
• Bettendorf earned a final ranking of #7 by the Des Moines Register, #8 by the U.P.I., and #9 by the A.P.
• Head Coach Ray Oles named as M.V.C.'s "Coach of the Year"




Category Player Stats 1 Stats 2
Passing Steve Schaefer 65 comp. / 136 attempts for 952 yards 11 TDs; 6 INTs
Receiving Rob Zimmerman
Steve Stuart
18 rec. for 311 yards
23 rec. for 278 yards
3 TDs
4 TDs
Rushing Ted Schick
Gary Campbell
Brad Vaughan
136 carries for 725 yards
103 carries for 503 yards
78 carries for 355 yards
6 TDs; 5.2 avg.
9 TDs; 4.8 avg.
3 TDs; 4.5 avg.
Scoring Gary Campbell 9 touchdowns 54 total points