Football History 1940-49

The Trojans began playing football in 1922. The Trojans fielded a team every season up until 1941. The school did not field a team from 1942-1945 because of World War II.

1949 (5-4)

Coach - Volney Hansen

MCJC 13, Eagle Grove 6

MCJC 6, Waldorf 0

MCJC 37, Emmetsburg 0

Austin (Minn.) 13, MCJC 12

MCJC 52, Wartburg "B" 7

Estherville 19, MCJC 0

Fort Dodge 13, MCJC 7

Burlington 59, MCJC 12

MCJC 34, Rochester, Minn. 20

1949 MCJC football roster

Alvin Albertus, Gar Bieber, Paul Birch, Richard Brictson, John Casey, David Colbertson, William Dallas, Chris Demos, Bill Fields, Dick Furleigh, Roger Hathaway, Roger Janssen, Duane Johnson, Jack Kimble, Alex Kloberdanz, Jay Marti, Harold Moravic, Dan Nichols, Robert Nutting, Tom Pattee, Harold Quinley, Richard Roark, Harold Rucker, Albert Saunders, Stan Seidel, Robert Stoyles, Fred Stephan, Wendell Stevens, Ross Utt, John Wilch, Ray Woodhouse.

1948 (5-2)

Coach - Volney Hansen

MCJC 39, Eagle Grove 6

MCJC 14, Waldorf 6

MCJC 21, Emmetsburg 6

Iowa State "B" 40, MCJC 0

MCJC 34, Sheldon 6

Estherville 13, MCJC 0

MCJC 12, Fort Dodge 7

1948 MCJC football roster

Rudy Alman, Gar Bieber, Diz Christiansen, Roy Cowell, Dean Fullerton, Bob Gaffri, Vae Gieler, Wes Greenan, Bill Harrison, Roger Hathaway, Phil Huber, Bob Koller, Don Nichols, Telle Pappajohn, Jack Sloan, Darrel Jones, Alex Kloberdanz, Bud Quinley, Dick Roark, Fred Stephen, Bob Stoyles, Bob Straw, Chuck Swift, Gabe Wilch.

1947 (5-4)

Coach - Volney Hansen

MCJC 13, Austin (Minn.) JC 0

MCJC 12, Waldorf 0

Burlington 21, MCJC 0

Rochester, Minn. 14, MCJC 13

Worthington (Minn.) JC 26, MCJC 7

MCJC 13, Estherville 0

MCJC 13, Fort Dodge 0

1947 MCJC football roster

Rudy Alman, Bill Beck, Bud Burgess, Wally Burns, Bob Carroll, Paris DiGregorio, Bill Eaton, Vae Geiler, Bill Gump, Bob Kirsch, Mose Macer, Don Martin, Earl Mason, Bud Menke, Dan Moffett, Gary Nissen, Paul Pippert, Ray Quintero, Laverne Sandvik, Clayton Schisel, Jack Sloan, Roger Stamps, Howard Straw, Frank Szymeczek, Bill Tenney, Dick Traub, Joe Whalen, Gabe Wilch.

1946 (4-2-1)

Coach - Volney Hansen

MCJC 6, Austin, Minn. 6 (tie)

MCJC 24, Luther "B" 0

Burlington 13, MCJC 12

MCJC 27, Rochester, Minn. 7

Worthington, Minn. 27, MCJC 0

MCJC 14, Estherville 0

MCJC 12, Fort Dodge 6

1946 MCJC football roster - Thomas Lane, Daniel Hartwell, Bernard Hoff, David Erdinberger, John Evanoff, Willard Beck, Joe Whalen, George Brahm, Laverne Sandvik, Bob Carroll, Frank Hackett, Robert Henely, Bob Kirsh, Ervin Senensky, Bob Miller, William Gump, Dean Hugi.

1942-45

The Trojans did not field a team due to World War II.

1941 (4-4)

Coach - Chan Welch

Graceland 19,  MCJC 13

Hibbing, Minn. 20, MCJC 18

MCJC 14, Burlington 13

MCJC 7, Austin, Minn. 6

Worthington, Minn. 25, MCJC 13

MCJC 17, Rochester, Minn. 7

Fort Dodger 7, MCJC 6

MCJC 26, Luther "B" 0

1941 MCJC football roster - Ray McGowan, Frank Hackett, Charles Kaufman, Bill Nettleton, Doyle Boutelle, Don Stubbs, Dick Fairbanks, Pat Furleigh, Harlan Alitz, Tom Burke, Jack Porter, Dick Oulman, Gilbert Christianson, John Corbett, Wallace Kirsch, Ernie Cardarelli, Bob Wass, Charles Thomas, Jim Erickson, Dave Follet, Locke Easton, Jene Jacoby.

1940 (4-3-2)

Coach - Avril "Judge" Grimsley

Burlington def. MCJC

Graceland def. MCJC

MCJC tied Luther "B"

Austin, Minn. def. MCJC

Waldorf def. MCJC

Rochester, Minn. def. MCJC

MCJC 0, Fort Dodge 0 (tie)

MCJC def. Hibbing, Minn.

1940 MCJC football roster - Clark Sweetser, Jack Haskins, Jack McGrane, Bill Taylor, Dick Fairbanks, Cecil Mott, Bill Patton, LeRoy Anderson, Hurschel O'Brien, Gilbert Christianson, Ray McGowan, James Brown, John Donnelly, Ora Ostrander, Ellsworth Burgraff, Meredith Dillon, Warren Kassel, Ken Kew, Cecil Mott, Sydney Brewer, Eugene Manning, Charles Posz, Bob Sinnott, David Follett, Bill Blanchard, Rusell Dockstader, Stanley Haynes, Don Stubbs, Jack Porter, Bill Nettleton.

MCJC record vs. opponents through 1922-1949 seasons

(Individual season records not available for 1923, 1924, 1929, 1930. The Trojans did not field a team from 1942-45 due to World War II.)

vs. Austin, Minn.                                                    2-2-1

vs. Britt                                                                 3-0

vs. Burlington                                                        4-4

vs. Campion College                                            1-0

vs. Carleton College freshmen                             1-0

vs. Des Moines Catholic JC                                  1-1

vs. Des Moines freshmen                                     1-1

vs. Eagle Grove                                                   3-0-1

vs. Ellsworth                                                         3-1-1

vs. Emmetsburg                                                   4-2

vs. Estherville                                                       7-6

vs. Fort Dodge                                                      9-7-3

vs. Graceland                                                        0-3

vs. Grinnell                                                            1-0

vs. Hibbing CC                                                       1-1

Iowa State "B" team                                              0-2

vs. Iowa State Teachers College freshmen          1-0

vs. Lennox College                                               1-0

vs. Luther/Luther B                                                7-1-1

vs. Rochester, Minn.                                             10-3-1

vs. Sheldon                                                           3-0-1

vs. Waldorf                                                            11-4

vs. Wartburg/Wartburg B                                       7-0

vs. Washington                                                     2-0

vs. Watertown, S.D.                                             1-0

vs. Waukon                                                           6-0

vs. Webster City                                                   1-0

vs. Worthington, Minn.                                         1-3

MCJC HIGHEST SCORING GAMES (1922-49)

MCJC 69, Waldorf 0 (1932)

MCJC 54, Ellsworth 6 (1934)

MCJC 52, Wartburg B 7 (1949)

MCJC 46, Waldorf 0 (1925)

MCJC 45, Britt 0 (1927)

MCJC 39, Burlington 0 (1936)

MCJC 39, Eagle Grove 6 (1948)

MCJC 37, Emmetsburg 0 (1949)

MCJC 35, Sheldon 0 (1931)

MCJC 34, Sheldon 6 (1948)

MCJC 34, Rochester, Minn. 20 (1949)

MCJC 33, Wartburg 0 (1928)

MCJC 32, Campion College 6 (1925)

MCJC 31, Lennox College 0 (1927)

MCJC 30, Waldorf 6 (1939)