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Football ‘Brothers’ and ‘Kuzins’ Gather in Las Vegas

Brothers and Kuzins 2017

Indiana State College players with Coach Mills. Front row, from left: Al Vaccaro ’65, M’66, Bill Leonard ’64, Chuck Mills, Joe Saffron ’63, and Ron Peters ’65. Back row: Joe Bellissimo ’65, M’70, Bob Jamison ’65, Barry Gasdek ’64, Bob McAndrew ’67, Buck Lippencott ’67, and Skip Ashton ’64.

Skip Ashton-Chuck Mills

Skip Ashton, left, recipient of the group’s service award, with Chuck Mills

Football players coached by Chuck Mills gathered in Las Vegas over the summer for their sixth reunion. The Brothers and Kuzins event draws players from all schools at which Mills coached; former teammates are “brothers,” and they are “kuzins” to players from other schools.

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Front row, from left: Bob Jamison, Joe Saffron, Skip Ashton, Bill Leonard, and Bob McAndrew. Back row: Joe Bellissimo, Ron Peters, Al Vaccaro, Buck Lippencott, and Barry Gasdek.