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1968 Boardwalk Bowl

It has been more than forty years since that cold December Saturday when IUP met the University of Delaware in Atlantic City’s Convention Hall for IUP’s first and only indoor football game. In the game’s last fifteen seconds, heavily favored Delaware pulled out a win. Alumni of the 1968 Boardwalk Bowl team came to the IUP campus in the fall for a reunion.

Boardwalk Bowl

Front row, left to right: Donald Rinchuse ’69; Barry Ruffner ’71; Dave Smith ’70; Carmine Cortazzo ’70; Mickey Watson ’66; IUP President Tony Atwater, Chuck Klausing; Bob Dougherty ’85 (representing his late father, Owen Dougherty); Fred Chase ’69; Larry Judge ’64; Bob Tate ’69; and Rob Barto ’71.

Second row, left to right: Gerald Clark ’69; Dale Hall ’69; Harry Kaufman ’71; Jim Steppling ’72; Bill Rapuk ’75; Stan Gutshall ’69; Wally Blucas ’70, M’73; Jack Neptune ’70, M’74; Anthony Ferrari ’70; Robert Strouse ’70; Daniel Cox ’70; Charlie Hasse ’71; Richard Draganac ’69, M’71; David Buzzelli ’69; John Ziegler ’71; and Jack Yanni ’71.

November 2008