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August 29, 1974

The Independent from Hawarden, Iowa · Page 7

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Hawarden, Iowa
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The Independent, Thuriday, August 2», 19|4 P|0t 1 Football Facts Concerning W. Sioux When the 74 Falcons open the season on September 6 at Boyden-Hull, it will mark the 16th time since the birth of West Sioux High School back in 1959. Ironically, it will be the first meeting ever between Boyden-Hull and West Sioux, since the Comets did not play football back in the former Falcon days in the Siouxland Conference. A check of the records indicate that the Falcons have 128 games over the years, with a winning record of 70-56-2 to show for their efforts. Bob Held was the first West Sioux head coach, and he survived the first couple of years when the talent was thin, and then captured three consecutive Siouxland Conference titles in 1962, 63, and 1964 The '62 and '64 teams were unbeaten, and all three teams were unbeaten in conference play. West Sioux withdrew from the Siouxland League and joined in the new Sioux Empire Conference in 1965, but that loop lasted only two seasons and the Falcons were thrown into an independent status in 1967. That was unfortunate, because '67 was one of West Sioux's strongest teams in history; with Coach Mac Rayfield in his second season, the Falcons surged to a 7-0-1 record, with only a tie with Le Mars hotting the record. Once again the Falcons were charter members in a new Conference, the Tri-State, in 1968, but once again it was short-lived, and in 1972 and 1973 West Sioux again played the rough role of an independent. Held compiled a 23-ISrecord in his five years at West Sioux; his successor was Duane "Peterson, who was 11-5. in two seasons; Mac Rayfield coached the Falcons four seasons, coming up with a fine 23-10-2 mark. Charles Pfaffle was the next Falcon boss, with a 7-11 mark in two seasons, and Fritz Murrell was the most recent West Sioux mentor, compiling a 6-12chart over by Bud Kemper the past two seasons. Following is a rundown on Falcon wins and losses in their first 15 seasons. W L 1 T 0 WEST SIOUX V.S. Akron Augustana Academy (Canton) Canton Public Central Lyon Council Bluffs St. Albert Creighton (Nebr.) Emerson-Hubbard (Nebr.) Floyd Valley Fort Dodge St. Edmonds George Jefferson (la.) Le Mars Central Le Mars Gehlen Maurice-Orange City Rocfe Valley Sibley Sioux Center Sioux City Leeds Sioux City Riverside South Sioux City Vermillion West Central (S.D.) West Lyon Westwood . Woodbury Central Deer Applications Due August 30 Iowa deer hunters are urged to get their shotguns and muzzle-loader license applications in now. According to Iowa Conservation Commission officials, applications must arrive in the Des Moines office no later than midnight Friday, August 30. Applications accompanied by $10.00, may be sent to the Iowa Conservation Commission, 300 4th Street, Des Moines, Iowa 50319. Officials warn, however,Jhat postmarks will not 3 5 6 0 1 2 2 1 4 0 3 1 7 5 0 3 6 4 5 1 1 4 0 1 70 0 8 3 1 1 0 0 3 0 1 11 4 3 0 1 ' 1 1 0 2 10 0 2 2 1 56 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 Wigwam Drive In Hawarden, Iowa K "MK - T" HtC Show At Dusk Fictioi Twii Bill AUG. 28 thru AUG. 31 Labor boy Triple Feature 4 Big Days SEPT. 1-4 THE YOUNG NURSES METROCOLOR ANEWWUrlCTUMfKUME Concession Special 150 Hot Dogs on Sept. 1 & 2 3 »'• harder at night! Night Call Nurses •tm<*m*r [-»•*, fii be considered, and that the deadline is near. Personal checks, cash, bank drafts, money orders and certified check will be accepted. Applications are available from County Recorders and most places selling hunting and fishing licenses. Soap Contest Friday, Aug. 30 West Sioux football fans will be able to get a sneak preview of the 1974 Falcons this Friday night (Aug. 30) when head . coach Gary Fox puts his squad through the annual "soap night" scrimmage. The team will be divided as evenly as possible, and will play an inter-squad game; the kickoff is set for 7 PM at the Falcon Athletic Field. West Sioux opens the season for keeps on September 6, with a Siouxland Conference tussle at Boyden- Hull. Admission to the "soap night" scrimmage is one bar of soap; the accumulated soap is used during the school year by the West Sioux Athletes. WEST SIOUX FOOTBALL SCHEDULE VARSITY Sept. 6 Boyden-Hull There Sept. 13 MOC Here Sept. 20 Floyd Valley + There Sept. 27 Sioux Center Here (Homecoming) Oct. 4 Rock Valley There Oct. 11 George There Oct. 18 West Lyon Here Oct. 25 Akron There Nov. 1 Central Lyon Here (Dad's Night) ALL VARSITY GAMES BEGIN AT 7:30 PM + Non-Conference game JUNIOR VARSITY Sept. 9 Boyden-Hull Hen Sept. 16 MOC Sept. 23 Floyd Valley Sept. 30 Sioux Center Oct. 7 Rock Valley Oct. 14 George Oct. 21 West Lyon Oct. 28 Akron ALL GAMES BEGIN AT 6:30 PM ^EXCEPT FLOYD VALLEY GAME WHICH BEGINS AT 7 PM • Tberfc there! Here 1 Hera 1here FRESHMEN_ Sept. 11 Sioux Center Sept. 19 Canton Sept. 25 Paullina Oct. 1 Vermillion Oct. 8 Alcester Oct. 17 Vermillion Oct. 24 Canton JUNIOR HIGH Sept. 19 Vermillion Sept. 25 Central Lyon Oct. 2 Sioux Center Oct. 9 MOC Oct. 16 Boyden-Hull H H T T T H T T H H T H 4:00 00 00 15 15 4:15 4:00 4:15 4:00 4:00 4:15 4:15 Hospital Auxiliary Members of the Hawarden Hospital Auxiliary to serve as receptionists for the following week are: Sunday afternoon Virginia McCarthy, evening Viola Doty. Monday afternoon Brownie Busch, evening Helen Hegeman. Tuesday afternoon Barbara Otis, evening Anna Hass. Wednesday afternoon Dorothy Anderson, evening Avis Lienhart. Thursday afternoon Rose Roberts, evening Frances Ratzsch. Friday afternoon -Ruth Sawyer, evening Anna Hass. Saturday afternoon Viola Doty, evening Tillie Ross. A SALUTE TO LABOR Hawarden Stores Excluding HY-TOP and WALLY'S Food Stores will be Monday, Sept. 2 for LABOR DAY' WE WISH TO PAY TRIBUTE TO THE FINE LABOR FORCE AT WORK IN AMERICA. HAWARDEN CHAMBER of COMMERCE