Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame (Washington & Greene County Chapter) Welcomes 1973/1974 Rocket Football Team

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Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame (Washington & Greene County Chapter) Welcomes 1973/1974 Rocket Football Team

(Photo Credit Via Jefferson-Morgan FaceBook Page)

(Photo Credit Via Jefferson-Morgan FaceBook Page)

(Photo Credit Via Jefferson-Morgan FaceBook Page)

(Photo Credit Via Jefferson-Morgan FaceBook Page)

The Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame; Washington and Greene County Chapter recently welcomed the 1973-1974 Jefferson-Morgan Rocket Football team to the 2019 Team of Yesteryear!

The 1973-1974 Rocket Football team obtained the WPIAL Class B Football Championships of 1973 and 1974 and they were named the conference champions of both 1973 and 1974. The Rocket’s team defeated Western Beaver, 35-6, in the championship game and also defeated Midland, 20-0, in the 1974 championship game.

The 1973 team was coached by Walt Whitehead and the 1974 team was coached by Dave Eavenson.

The 1973 team ended a two-season undefeated streak by Chartiers-Houston upending the Bucs, 15-0. In 1973, The Rockets allowed just 43 points, including posting three shutouts.

Jefferson-Morgan went 10-0 in 1974 and was 9-0-1 in 1973, its only blemish is a tie with rival Carmichaels; the team had a two-year mark of 19-0-1!

The Rockets featured a number of outstanding players including Dennis Garrett, Jon Culp, Jeff Culp, Steve Yourchik, and Kevin Martin among others.