Football

Varsity Schedule

2017 Varsity Schedule

Day Date Opponent Home/
Away
Location Time Results
Friday 8/25/17 Quincy Senior HS Away Quincy High School 7:30 PM
Saturday 9/2/17 Timber Creek High School (Kickoff Classic at East St. Louis High School) Away E. St. Louis – Clyde C. Jordan Stadium 4:00 PM
Friday 9/8/17 OFALLON Away O’Fallon High School 7:00PM
Friday 9/15/17 * ALTON ( Senior Night) Home BW Stadium 7:00 PM
Friday 9/22/17 * GRANITE CITY Away GRANITE CITY 7:00PM
Saturday 9/30/17 * E. ST. LOUIS (Cheer Clinic K-6) Home BW Stadium 1:00 PM
Friday 10/6/17 * COLLINSVILLE Away COLLINSVILLE 7:00PM
Friday 10/13/17 * EDWARDSVILLE (Homecoming) Home BW Stadium 7:00 PM
Friday 10/20/17 * BELLEVILLE EAST Away BELLEVILLE EAST 7:00 PM

* Southwestern Conference Game

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Sophomore Schedule

2017 Sophomore Schedule

Day Date Opponent Home/Away Location Time
Friday 8/25/17 Quincy Senior HS Away Quincy High School 5:00 PM
Thursday 8/31/17 CBC Away CBC 6:00 PM
Saturday 9/9/17 OFALLON Home Belleville West H.S. 11:00AM
Saturday 9/16/17 * ALTON Away ALTON 9:00 AM
Saturday 9/23/17 * GRANITE CITY Home BW Stadium 9:00 AM
Monday 10/2/17 * E. ST. LOUIS Away E. ST. LOUIS 4:00PM
Saturday 10/7/17 * COLLINSVILLE Home BW Stadium 9:00 AM
Saturday 10/14/17 * EDWARDSVILLE Away EDWARDSVILLE 9:00 AM
Thursday 10/19/17 * BELLEVILLE EAST Home BW Stadium 6:00 PM

* Southwestern Conference Game

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Freshman Schedule

2017 Freshman Schedule

Day Date Opponent Home/Away Location Time
Thursday 8/31/17 CBC Away CBC 4:00 PM
Saturday 9/9/17 OFALLON Home Belleville West H.S. 9:00AM
Thursday 9/14/17 * ALTON Away ALTON 6:00 PM
Thursday 9/21/17 GRANITE CITY Home BW Stadium 6:00 PM
Saturday 9/30/17 * E. ST. LOUIS Home BW Stadium 9:00AM
Thursday 10/5/17 COLLINSVILLE Home BW Stadium 6:00 PM
Thursday 10/12/17 * EDWARDSVILLE Away EDWARDSVILLE 6:00 PM
Thursday 10/19/17 * BELLEVILLE EAST Away BELLEVILLE EAST 6:00 PM

* Southwestern Conference Game

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History

State Records
STATE RECORDS  IHSA All Records were taken from the official Illinois High School Association Web Site. Click here to check more records, or to verify ours. Team Records Single Game State Records: (#1) West holds the Illinois state record for Rushing TD’s in a game with 14 vs Sparta in 1942. (#1) West holds the Illinois state records for Total Yards in a single game with 826 yards vs Sparta in 1942. (#2) West is number 2 in the Illinois state record books for Rushing Yards in a game with 699 yards vs Sparta in 1942. Single Season State Records: (#3) West is tied for 3rd place in the state record books for most Shutouts in a season with West blanking 9 opponents in their 1937 campaign. (#6) West is tied for 6th place in the state record books for most consecutive shutouts in a season when the Maroons shut out 6 straight opponents in 1937.
Head Coaches

Head Coaches:

 
Season
Class
Titles
Place
Won
Lost
Tied
Coach
As Belleville (Twp.)
1916-17
0
4
2
John Karch
1917-18
2
4
1
John Karch
Coach Total
2
8
3
2 yr   .269
1919-20
2
4
1
F.J. Friedli
Coach Total
2
4
1
1 yr   .357
1920-21
1
8
Homer Harper
1921-22
0
10
Homer Harper
Coach Total
1
18
2 yr   .053
1922-23
1
6
1
John Beck
1923-24
7
4
John Beck
1924-25
4
5
John Beck
Coach Total
12
15
1
3 yr   .446
1925-26
6
2
Edgar Gunderson
1926-27
4
5
Edgar Gunderson
1927-28
1
6
1
Edgar Gunderson
1928-29
1
5
2
Edgar Gunderson
1929-30
9
0
Edgar Gunderson
1930-31
6
3
1
Edgar Gunderson
1931-32
7
2
1
Edgar Gunderson
1932-33
6
2
3
Edgar Gunderson
1933-34
4
6
Edgar Gunderson
1934-35
3
4
2
Edgar Gunderson
Coach Total
47
35
10
10 yr   .565
1935-36
6
1
2
Hubert Taylor
1936-37
2
8
1
Hubert Taylor
1937-38
8
1
1
Hubert Taylor
1938-39
10
0
Hubert Taylor
1939-40
8
2
Hubert Taylor
1940-41
3
6
1
Hubert Taylor
1941-42
7
3
Hubert Taylor
1942-43
8
2
Hubert Taylor
1943-44
9
1
Hubert Taylor
1944-45
9
1
Hubert Taylor
1945-46
4
7
Hubert Taylor
1946-47
7
3
Hubert Taylor
1947-48
6
5
Hubert Taylor
1948-49
5
3
2
Hubert Taylor
1949-50
7
1
2
Hubert Taylor
1950-51
6
4
Hubert Taylor
1951-52
8
2
Hubert Taylor
1952-53
8
2
Hubert Taylor
1953-54
6
2
2
Hubert Taylor
1954-55
6
4
Hubert Taylor
1955-56
9
1
Hubert Taylor
1956-57
1
9
Hubert Taylor
1957-58
5
4
1
Hubert Taylor
1958-59
0
10
Hubert Taylor
Coach Total
148
82
12
24 yr   .636
1959-60
3
7
Robert Frala
1960-61
4
4
2
Robert Frala
1961-62
8
2
Robert Frala
1962-63
10
0
Robert Frala
1963-64
10
1
Robert Frala
1964-65
9
1
Robert Frala
1965-66
7
2
1
Robert Frala
Coach Total
51
17
3
7 yr   .739
As Belleville (West)
1966-67
8
2
Robert Samples
1967-68
8
1
1
Robert Samples
1968-69
7
3
1
Robert Samples
1969-70
10
1
Robert Samples
Coach Total
33
7
2
4 yr   .810
1970-71
5
5
Bruce Arnold
1971-72
8
2
Bruce Arnold
1972-73
8
2
Bruce Arnold
1973-74
9
1
1
Bruce Arnold
1974-75
5
4
Bruce Arnold
1975-76
5A
Q
9
2
Bruce Arnold
1976-77
5A
Q
11
1
Bruce Arnold
1977-78
6
3
Bruce Arnold
1978-79
6
3
Bruce Arnold
1979-80
6
3
Bruce Arnold
1980-81
3
6
Bruce Arnold
1981-82
7
2
Bruce Arnold
1982-83
6
3
Bruce Arnold
1983-84
5A
Q
8
2
Bruce Arnold
1984-85
8
2
Bruce Arnold
1985-86
5A
Q
8
2
Bruce Arnold
1987-88
2
7
Bruce Arnold
Coach Total
115
50
1
17 yr   .696
1988-89
3
6
1989-90
4
5
1990-91
5
4
1991-92
3
6
1992-93
2
7
Coach Total
17
28
5 yr   .378
1993-94
5A
Q
6
4
Dick Hood
1994-95
4
5
Dick Hood
1995-96
2
7
Dick Hood
Coach Total
12
16
3 yr   .429
1996-97
2
7
Larry Betz
1997-98
3
6
Larry Betz
1998-99
0
9
Larry Betz
Coach Total
5
22
3 yr   .185
1999-00
4
5
Dennis Snep
2000-01
5
4
Dennis Snep
2001-02
7A
Q
5
5
Dennis Snep
2002-03
7A
Q
5
5
Dennis Snep
2003-04
2
7
Dennis Snep
2004-05
2
7
Dennis Snep
2005-06
2
7
Dennis Snep
2006-07
2
7
Dennis Snep
Coach Total
27
47
8 yr   .365
2007-08
4
5
Ric Johns
2008-09
7A
Q
8
2
Ric Johns
2009-10
7A
Q
5
5
Ric Johns
2010-11
7A
Q
6
5
Ric Johns
Coach Total
23
17
4 yr   .575
School Total
495
366
33
93 yr   .554

 

More History
  It was the fall of 1916, the campus on West Main was just opened and Belleville Township High School students roamed the halls for the first time and Township fielded their first football team. The following is an excerpt from “Mighty Maroon Football 1916-1984 by Bill Nold. “In 1916, the games were played at the old North End Park, which was at North Illinois and the Southern Railroad; Kurt Kueschner returned a fumble 85 yards against Collinsville for the only points scored by the Maroons the entire season… In 1921… Theo. “Knocker” Wilhelms’ (had an) 80 yard touchdown run and his 80 yard kickoff return touchdown in two games against East St. Louis…” 1923 was the first winning season in the school’s history as the Maroons went 7-4 including a 33-13 victory over Edwardsville. George Votava (called the “Red Grange of Belleville”) scored four touchdowns in one quarter on passes from Norman Gundlach in that Edwardsville game. In that year, Belleville finished second in the new conference, which was formed by Belleville, Collinsville, Alton, Edwardsville and Granite City. Assisting us in our celebration this evening is George “Bill” Nold, author of “Mighty Maroon Football 1916-1984”. Bill will serve as the honorary captain for this evenings’ coin toss. Prior to 1923, cheerleaders were basically anyone from the stands who would volunteer for the job. In 1923 the first designated cheerleaders were elected by the student body. They were: Paul Robertson, Helen Towers and “Goof” Ruediger 1929- The first unbeaten team. The Maroons went 9-0 and were conference champions. The team included: Barney Cole at Quarterback, Bob Aufdenspring at fullback, Carl Kane at halfback and Wally Rauth at halfback. Rauth later returned to coach wrestling and football at Township. 1938- Undefeated Conference Champs. One of the team leaders was Virgil Wagner who later went on to play professional football in Canada. He is also a charter member of the Belleville West Wall of Fame 1939- In the first game was played in Township Stadium the Maroons beat Sparta 19-13. The stadium was officially dedicated later that year prior to the game with Cathedral, which ended in a 0-0 tie. 1942- The 8-2 Maroons beat Sparta 108-0. The Maroons were led by running back Dick McKelvey who was one of the most prolific performers of all time. He set school records for touchdowns scored, total points scored and second in career rushing. He amassed 2994 total offensive yards in four years including 12 touchdown passes- 6 passing and 6 receiving. 1946- The Maroons finished 7-4. The squad included future golfing great Bob Goalby and Norm Armstrong who later became a legendary track coach at both Township and Belleville West. The 60’s and 70’s were glorious times for the Mighty Maroons. The following is a summary: 1961 8-2 Conference Co-Champs Coach Bob Frala 1962 10-0 Undefeated Conference Champs Coach Frala 1963 10-1 Conference Champs Coach Frala 1964 9-1 Conference Co-Champs Coach Frala 1965 7-2-1 Conference 2nd Coach Frala 1966 8-2 Conference 2nd Coach Bob Samples 1967 8-1-1 Conference Co-Champs Coach Samples 1968 7-3-1 Conference 3rd Coach Samples 1969 10-1 Conference Champs Coach Samples During the nine year run the overall record was 77-10-2 including six Conference Championships.

The run continued during the 70’s as the Maroons won 19 consecutive regular season games from 1975-1977. During 1975 and 1976 the Maroons qualified for the Playoffs advancing to the semifinals in 1976. The Maroons had 10 consecutive winning seasons (73-26-1 including a record 11-1 in 1976) and winning or sharing three conference championships.From 1961 through 1979 the Maroons were 150-36-3.OLD FB

1976 Team

Directions

HOME FIELD

Belleville West High School (Stadium Located Behind School) 4063 Frank Scott Parkway West Belleville, IL 62223

AWAY FIELDS

William Henry Harrison HS 211 Fielding Road Evansville, IN 47715

Harrison - Google Map

Granite City High School 3101 Madison Avenue Granite City, IL 62040

Granite City - Google Map

O’Fallon High School 600 South Smiley Street O’Fallon, IL 62269

O'Fallon - Google Map

East St. Louis High School 4901 State Street East St. Louis, IL 62205

East St. Louis - Google Map

Alton High School

Play at West Elementary School 1513 State Street Alton, IL 62002

West Elementary - Google Map

Coaching Staff


Cameron Pettus
Head Coach

Ed Nierman
Defensive Staff
Varsity Defensive Line
JV Defensive Coordinator

Brian Capell
Varsity Defensive Coordinator

Tommy Spillan
Defensive Staff
Freshman Defensive Coordinator

Bob Flake
Varsity QB’s and Co-Offensive Coordinator

Eric Gentz III
Varsity WR’s
Freshman Head Coach

Bryan Edgar
Varsity Offensive Line/Special Teams Coordinator

Rimmon McNeese
Varsity RB’s
Sophomore Offensive Coordinator

Eric Liddell
Freshman Line Coach
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