Roger Nissly - 1971 Iowa Falls Football

Iowa Falls businessman Roger Nissly thumbs through a scrapbook of 1971 Iowa Falls football articles and memories. A member of that undefeated team, Nissly will join his teammates for a 50-year reunion at Friday's game at Cadet Field.

Agile, mobile and hostile.

According to Roger Nissly, those were the three adjectives that were used by a member of the 1971 Iowa Falls football coaching staff to describe the team that produced the school's last undefeated season.

1971 Iowa Falls Football Reunion 2

The Iowa Falls Times Citizen published a team picture of the 1971 Cadets prior to their regular season finale versus Webster City. The team won that game to finish 8-0.

1971 Iowa Falls Football Reunion

Several members of the 1971 team received all-conference honors.

1971 Iowa Falls Football Reunion 3

Roger Nissly's uniform was covered in mud, but he celebrated a win with his teammates during the 1971 season.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.