Conference championship teams


YEAR BY YEAR HISTORY


TEAMS OF THE 60s AND 70s
First ever team at OTHS
1967 - (2-2-1)
Coach: Bob Scates

Captains: N/A


First Varsity Football Team in OTHS history

1968 - (8-1-1)
Coach: Bob Scates

Captains: N/A

1st Team All-Conference:
Jerry Reiman, Greg Gordon, Rick Ott, Bob Stanley

1st/2nd Team All-Area (Belleville News-Democrat or St. Louis Post):
Jerry Reiman (2nd), Greg Gordon (2nd)

All-State (Champaign):
Jerry Reiman

Jerry Reiman inducted into the Panther Wall of Fame in 2008

1969 - (6-4)
Coach: Bob Scates

Captains: N/A

1st Team All-Conference:
Marty Poepping, John Schwarz, Brian Gordon

1st/2nd Team All-Area (Belleville News-Democrat or St. Louis Post):
Marty Poepping (1st), John Schwarz (2nd), Brian Gordon (2nd)

All-State (Champaign):
None

1970 - (8-2)
Coach: Bob Scates

Captains: N/A

1st Team All-Conference:
John Rayfield, Kevin Kombrink, Joe LeFrancois, Bob Foster, Henry Austin, Lee Lowder

1st/2nd Team All-Area (Belleville News-Democrat or St. Louis Post):
Kevin Kombrink(1st), Lee Lowder(1st), Joe LeFrancois(1st), John Rayfield (2nd), Bob Foster (2nd), Henry Austin (2nd)

All-State (Champaign):
None

1971 - (8-2 Overall/7-0 MVC Conference - 1st Place)
Coach: Bob Scates

Captains: N/A

1st Team All-Conference:
Rick Lucas, Larry Goodman, Dave Mueller, Russ Elliott, Henry Austin, Dan Sommer

1st/2nd Team All-Area (Belleville News-Democrat or St. Louis Post):
Henry Austin, Rick Lucas, Larry Goodman, Dave Mueller, Russ Elliott, Dan Sommer

All-State (Champaign):
None

MISSISSIPPI VALLEY CONFERENCE CHAMPIONS!

1972 - (6-4 Overall/4-4 MVC Conference - 4th Place)
Coach: Bob Scates

Captains: N/A

1st Team All-Conference:
Paul Demediuk, Bob Cryder, Gary Kombrink

1st/2nd Team All-Area (Belleville News-Democrat or St. Louis Post):
Bob Cryder (1st)

All-State:
None


1973 - (7-4 Overall/7-4 MVC Conference - 3rd Place)
Coach: Bob Scates

Captains: N/A

1st Team All-Conference:
Bob Cryder, Gary Kombrink, Kim Schwarz, Tom Kelly

1st/2nd Team All-Area (Belleville News-Democrat or St. Louis Post):
Bob Cryder(2nd), Gary Kombrink(2nd)

All-State (Champaign):
Bob Cryder

Bob Cryder inducted into the Panther Wall of Fame

Cryder played college football at University of Alabama under Coach Bear Bryant

Bob Cryder is the first and only OTHS football player to play and start in the NFL.

1974 - (3-4 MVC Conference - 4th Place)
Coach: Bob Scates

Captains: N/A

1st Team All-Conference:
Russ Thoman, Steve Curran, Brian Holland

1st/2nd Team All-Area (Belleville News-Democrat or St. Louis Post):
Steve Curran (2nd)

All-State (Champaign):
None

Russ Thoman inducted into the Panther Wall of Fame in 2008

1975 - (3-7 Overall/3-4 MVC Conference - 6th Place)
Coach: Bob Scates

Captains: N/A

1st Team All-Conference:
Dan Baldus, Brian Holland

1st/2nd Team All-Area (Belleville News-Democrat or St. Louis Post):
None

All-State (Champaign):
None


1976 - (7-2 Overall/5-2 MVC Conference - 3rd Place)
Coach: Bob Scates

Captains: N/A

1st Team All-Conference:
Dan Baldus, Paul Wade

1st/2nd Team All-Area (Belleville News-Democrat or St. Louis Post):
Paul Wade(1st)

All-State (Champaign):
None


1977 - (2-7 Overall/2-5 MVC Conference - 6th Place)
Coach: Bob Scates

Captains: N/A

1st Team All-Conference:
Dave Hopkins, John Pelland

1st/2nd Team All-Area (Belleville News-Democrat or St. Louis Post):


All-State (Champaign):
None


1978 - (0-9 Overall/0-6 MVC Conference - 7th Place)
Coach: Gary Bridell

Captains: N/A

1st Team All-Conference:
John Lippold

1st/2nd Team All-Area (Belleville News-Democrat or St. Louis Post):


All-State (Champaign):
None


1979 - (4-5 Overall/3-3 MVC Conference - 4th Place)
Coach: Gary Bridell

Captains: N/A

1st Team All-Conference:
Al Feldkamp, Dan Krack, Jay King

1st/2nd Team All-Area (Belleville News-Democrat or St. Louis Post):
Dan Krack(2nd)

All-State (Champaign):
None

TEAMS OF THE 1980s
TEAMS OF THE 1990s
TEAMS OF THE 2000s