The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 24, 1965 · Page 12
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, November 24, 1965
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Whistles Slow Game As Bulldogs Bump Swea City Teeter Again Leads Scoring For Locals Algona's hustling Bulldogs fought off a quick band of Swea City Trojans, foul problems and what seemed like hundreds of violations and went on to post a 53-43 victory before a jammed house at Swea City Friday night. The win was the second without defeat for the locals. Coach Howie Stephenson's brigade will try for win number three in the first North Central Conference contest of the season when Eagle Grove comes to town this Saturday night. Eagle- Bulldogs meetings are always rugged and both clubs will be out to get off on the right foot in the loop race. The first few minutes of the Algona-Swea City contest were well played. From then on, whistles by officials chopped the game into a succession of trips to the free throw lines following fouls and jaunts to the sidelines to take the ball out of bounds after violations. And there were several free throws cancelled by lane violations, so both teams wound up at the .500 mark in that category. Both teams wanted to play ball - but the opportunity didn't come up very often I The lead see-sawed during the early going, with Algona on top 2-0, 4-3 and 9-8 and the Trojans leading at 3-2, 5-4, 7-5 and 8-7, and the shooting, which later cooled, was good. Both teams were employing a frantic type defense, but the ball handling seemed adequate. Algona's 9-8 edge at the 4- minute mark in the first period was enlarged as Dale Teeter hit a couple of free tosses and a fielder. Tom Claude and Craig Espe also got Into the scoring act as the lead went to 17-10 at the buzzer. Claude and Teeter carried the bulk of the scoring load during the second round for the Bulldogs, who managed to pull away to a 34-22 half-time lead after the Trojans, led by Tom Elliott's 11 points and seven by Mike Hazelhoff, had cut the lead to 18-14 soon after the quarter began. A look at the scorebook at Intermission time told what might be expected - the Bulldogs were In foul trouble with 12, while the Trojans were quite healthy with five. However, four had been called on Hazelhoff, who rebounded well. The situation for the Bulldogs got severe in the third stanza as Dan Merryman, Teeter and Dave Walker, the entire front line, wound up with four fouls and Claude had three. Meanwhile, Walker, Espe and Claude pitched in the points that allowed Algona to remain In the lead, 44-36, with eight minutes left. Algona opened (and closed) the final quarter using its stall offense, and the move undoubtedly saved the game. Along the way, Teeter and Walker fouled out, taking the Bulldogs' top re- bounders from the fray. Merryman was out for a while with an ankle sprain, also, but Espe, Claude, Steve Waller, Brocke Laws, Bill Boldridge and Brad Box score: Algona (53) Merryman Teeter Walker Espe Claude Laws Boldridge Kraft Breidert Waller FG FT F 3 1-1 4 6 6-3 5 0-0 5 1-0 3 0-0 2 0-0 2 0-0 2 0-0 0 0-0 1 4 3 5 1 1 0 0 0 23 14-7 26 Swea City (43) FG FT F Elliott L. Larsen Hazelhoff Peterson Skaar C. Larson 4 1 5 0 2 1 13 13-9 4-2 3-1 5-2 8-3 1-0 1 0 5 4 2 0 34-17 12 Algona's B-team completely overwhelmed Swea City, 52-19, in the curtain-raiser, as Rog Meyer counted 11 points, Tom Jones and Bob Farnham, eight each, Roger Barr, six, Greg Betts, five, and Dennis Richter and Bruce Olson, four each. Ten men scored for the locals who have won both starts. The Bull- pups led U-2, 26-4 and 42-7 at the quarter buzzers. Kraft filled in capably to preserve the victory. There wasn't much scoring down the stretch, with Merryman getting five points for the Bulldogs and Hazelhoff four for the losers. The lattei also fouled out. When Teeter left the game with five fouls, it marked the first time in his varsity career he had been whistled to the sidelines. Algona had the upper hand in most statistics, - but not free throws and fouls. From the line, Swea City hit 17 of 34, compared to Algona's seven of 14, and the Bulldogs had 26 fouls called on them to 12 on the Trojans. Teeter, who failed to score in the last two quarters, wound up with 15 points to top Algona in scoring for the second time in two starts. Claude counted 10, Espe nine, Walker eight and Merryman seven. Elliott proved a thorn in the Bulldogs' side, counting 17 points, with Hazelhoff notching 11 and Ommund Skaar seven. Under the boards, Teeter was king. He nabbed 19 of Algona's 39 rebounds, in the game. Hazelhoff got 13 of Swea City's 25. Algona managed to steal or intercept the ball 15 times from the Trojans (with at least that many more taken away when violations were charged), with Claude the real busy man, getting seven. Teeter got four and Walker and Espe two each. Teeter and Walker of the Bulldogs and Hazelhoff and Skaar of the Trojans also spent some time blocking shots. Algona Boys Win Gridiron Letters, St. Thomas, Drake STEVE STUDER 14 From Area: IDPA All-State FB Honor Roll Each fall there are a lot of real good football players wear- Ing pads In th^iSta^'O^ifrBi^ and the Iowa Dally Press Association selected its All-State teams and honor roll Friday, naming 14 from this area to the latter list. Only players seen in this area .during the recent season who were named to the All-State teams were Tom Jerde, halfback, and Dave Brooks, center, from Webster City's unbeaten team, which won the North Central Conference crown and posted a 9-0 record. Sentral and Swea City each got three boys on the honor roll, Algona, -Garrigan and Titonka two each, and one each from Twin Rivers and Armstrong. Representing Sentral are Mark Geitzenauer, quarterback; John Luedtke, guard; and Duane De- Sart, end; Swea City - Tom Elliott, back; Eugene Person, guard; and Bill Phelps, tackle; Algona - Dave Martin, back; and Dale Teeter, end; Garrigan Dick Bleich, back; and Don Potthoff, end; Titonka - Dale Bartelt, Steve Studer, a tackle with St. Thomas College of St. Paul, and son of Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Studer of Algona, and Tom Waller, defensive back with Drake University, Des Moines, son of Mr. and Mrs. Russ Waller of Algona, completed their second year of varsity football competition with their respective schools last week. Along with Paul Seller, also from Garrigan, a Notre Dame lineman previously pictured and reported in this paper, they make up a trio of local boys playing college and university football. Studer and Seller are both graduates of Garrigan high. Waller is a graduate of Algona high. Steve Studer is a junior majoring in English at St. Thomas, and held down the left tackle spot with the Tommies, who play in the Minnesota College Conference. His coach, Nate Harlan, says he is a deadly tackier and shows good judgment in picking off plays. He was also a standout with the Garrigan high team, where he graduated in 1963. Waller, a junior in Journalism at Drake, won his second letter this fall. While billed as a quarterback, where he won all- ^stattf'.hobbfa in.high school here! in 19627" fie has played mainly on the Drake defensive unit, both at halfback and deep safety man. He led his team In pass interceptions, adding another against Omaha U., Saturday. In the Louisville game a week earlier he suffered a sprained ankle which forced him out of the game In the third quarter, and against Omaha could not play his usual deep safety spot, leaving him just five yards from an all-time record for kickoff return yardage at Drake. back; and Roger Akkerman.end; Twin Rivers - Steve DeGroote, end; and Armstrong - Alan Lindell, end. All of the boys listed had outstanding seasons - as did many others who failed to be honored. We'd like to take this opportunity to doff our hats to every football member in the entire area for a job well done. TOM WALLER Bradford, AHS Tackle, Named V '" t\ f • •%! . T*'- •••''''" On Sixth Team Bob Bradford, Algona high's ; senior tackle, named'.earlier to the All-Conference team of the North Central loop, was honored again Sunday when he was listed at tackle on the sixth team of the Des Moines Sunday Register's All-State selections. Bradford, a 6-1, 205 Ib. lad who was outstanding for the Bulldogs during the past season when the locals posted a 6-2 record, was joined by teammates Dale Teeter, end, and Dave Martin, halfback, who were named to the Register's honor roll. Teeter was the leading pass receiver and top defensive back for the Bulldogs, while Martin was the top ground gainer and rugged lineman on defense this season. Both are also seniors. Only four other area footballers gained "recognition" in the selections, all on the honor roll. They were Dick Bleich, outstanding Gajrigan senior halfback; Allan Lindell, Armstrong end; Mark Geitzenauer, Sentral quarterback; and Tom Elliott, Swea City halfback who counted 24 touchdowns, perhaps the leading total in the state this season, for the Trojans. Only two other North Central Conference players made the seven All-State teams, Tom Jerde and Dave Brooks, Webster City standouts. Jerde was selected as a halfback on the second team and Brooks center on the seventh team. The Lynx posted a 9-0 record this year. Burt Cagers Tip Tifonka In I Tilts The Burt School basketball teams swept a double victory here Friday night over Titonka. Bob Ortman led the Burt boys to a 72-67 win over Titonka scoring 28 points while Roger Ackerman totaled 29 for Titonka. In girls action Burt won 6553. Claudene Cransten, Burt, and Iris Michaelson, Titonka, shared scoring honors with 26 points apiece. BURT BOYS (72) Redemske Cunningham Moore Black Ortman Fries Lovstead Peter TOTAL TITONKA BOYS (67) FG FT TP 1 1 3 0 4 4 1 0 2 2 7 11 9 10 28 4 2 10 339 2 1 5 22 28 72 FG FT TP Ackerman 10 9 29 Isebrand 248 Jamseen 5 1 11 Michaelson 124 Thomas 204 Pike 1 4 6 Giesking 1 02 Heyes 102 TOTAL 23 21 67 * * BURT GIRLS (65) FG FT PF *TP ->Lappe Charlotte 5 9 5 19 Cransten 10 6 3 26 Fairbanks 6 2 0 14 Lappe, Charlene 2216 Ackerman 0020 Becker, N. 0040 Meyer 0040 Becker, L. 0050 TOTAL 23 19 24 65 TITONKA GIRLS (53) FG FT PF TP Iris Michaelson 6 14 1 26 Eoedelman 2004 Rlckless 2 . 0 .0 A Smith 3218 Budlong, C. 4 3 3 11 Sachau 0040 Harms 0060 Budlong L. 0040 TOTAL 17 19 19 53 -99- John Dahl who has lived at the Iowa Lutheran Home, Madrid, longer than any other resident, observed his 99th birthday there Nov. 4. He came to the home more than 20 years ago. Bulldogs Win First Two Of Season Algona's Bulldogs racked up their second basketball win without a loss Friday night, 53-43, at Swea City and will open their North Central Conference slate against Eagle Grove here this Saturday evening. Algona downed Emrnetsburg, 73-57, in the season opener Nov. 16. Members of the varsity squad are shown here. Included, left to right, are Coach Howie Stephenson, Denny Breidert, Gary Barr, Craig Espe, Brocke Laws, Gary Rochleau, Dave Walker, Dale Teeter, Brad Kraft, Steve Waller, Danny Merryman, Bill Boldridge, Tom Claude and Assistant Coach Keith Christie, Statistics show, after two games, that the Bulldogs are averaging 63 points per game to the opposition's 50, with Teeter the top scorer with 47 points, a 23,5 average, followed by Claude with 21, Walker and Espe with 17 each, Merryman 16, Boldridge six and Laws two, The locals are ahead in field goals, 51-34, down 32-24 at the free throw line and have committed 47 fouls to 89 for two opponents. (UDM Flashfoto by Don Smith) Wrestlers Bounce Estherville To Level Season Record; B-Earth Next Algona high's wrestling team won seven straight matches and coasted to a 28-18 victory over Estherville before a large crowd here Saturday night, leveling its season mark at 1-1. The Bulldogs dropped a 37-12 dual meet to Britt in the opener three nights earlier. Coach Champ Martin's outfit will travel to Blue Earth this Saturday night - looking for its second consecutive victory. However, Blue Earth always fields a rugged club, so the second win could be difficult. The Bulldogs were presented with a 5-0 lead over Estherville before the meet got underway when Tom Fitzpatrick, heavyweight, was awarded five points for a forfeit. However, the locals dropped the 95 and 103 Ib. matches on pins and had to storm from behind to grab the win. Estherville couldn't get any more points on the board until Algona had swept seven matches in a row, good for an unbeatable 28-10 bulge. The visitors then took the last two matches on the card to close the gap to 10 points. All seven of Algona's wins in the meet were exciting, with Dave Martin, 154 pounder who was state champion a year ago and held to a draw in the Britt meet, getting the only fall. He flipped Tom Stackland in 2:27 after taking a 2-0 lead in the first period and adding another two points before showing his opponent the lights. At 112, Munger posted a 12-0 decision over Steve Heywood, who was about as double-jointed and pliable as any wrestler ever seen here. Munger had his opponent in trouble all the time, but the twisting Heywood put himself into contortions which kept Munger front getting a fall. Steve Claude picked up a single point in the second period of his 120-lb. match with Steve Peterson - and made the edge stand as he wore out the visitor, then Tom Samp methodically mastered Dave Dalen at 127, putting the Bulldogs on top, 14-10. Estherville continued to trot out grapplers that appeared stronger than the locals, but Don Camp, 133-pound Bulldog who improved as the season pro- .jressed.aje.a^ags, battled for . all 'he was worth and downed ^Gene Osmundson, 2-0. Then Randy Riedinger posted' a neat 4-0 win over Terry Fox at 138 and Algona had a 20-10 bulge. A decision by Russ Shaw at 145 over Roger Kaltved, with the Algona matman getting all his points in the final two periods, set up Martin's clinching fal} at 154. For the second straight meet, Bruce Bennet, freshman 165- pounder, turned in a good job without getting a win. He dropped /2-Alflona (la.) Upptr DM Moln« M*». H, a 2-0 decision this time to Mack Summe. Results: 95 - Larry Olson (A) thrown by Jeff Anderson, : 55, 103 - Bill Carlson (A) thrown by JackKint, 2:42. 112 - Larry Munger (A) de- cisioned Steve Heywood, 12-0. 120 - Steve Claude (A) de- cisioned Steve Peterson, 1-0, 127 - Tom Samp(A)decisioned Dave Dalen, 4-0. 133 - Don Camp (A)decisioned Gene Osmundson, 2-0. 138 - Randy Riedinger (A) decisioned Terry Fox, 4-0. 145 -RussShaw,(A)decisioned Roger Kaltved, 5-0. 154 - Dave Martin (A) pinned Tom Stackland, 2:27. 165 - Bruce Bennet (A) de- cisioned by Mack Summe, 2-0. 180 - Kevin Hoover (A) thrown by Blaine Schenck, : 56. Hwt. - Tom Fitzpatrick (A) won, forfeit. Algona's B-team went down to its second straight defeat, 26-21, in the curtain-raiser, giving away 10 point on forfeits. The locals forfeited three weights and Estherville one. Clint Young and Phil Bode got falls for the locals, with Young pinning his man in 3:27 at 145, and Bode getting his in 3:59 1$ at 165. Roger Menneke got a 6-2 decision at 138 and Bob Bradford, heavyweight, chalked up a 3-0 decision for the rest of Algona's points. Algona trailed at one time, 23-5. - c - BRITT 37-12 WINNER A huge crowd saw Britt dump the Bulldogs Wednesday night as Munger, Fitzpatrick and Martin accounted for the Algona points. Munger pinned Gary Passmore in :38 at 112; Fitzpatrick pinned Carroll Denard in 1:15 in the heavyweight match; and Martin drew 5-5 with Leo Johnson at 154. The visitors got 10 points on forfeits, picked up a pair of falls, five decisions and a draw for 37 points. Britt's B-team slammed the 'locals, 41-9, with Bradford getting a fall in 26 seconds at heavyweight and Shaw and Bode coming up with draws. GRID CONTEST BY OLD MAN MOSE A Des Moines entry took first honors in the Grid Guessers contest this past week. He was Merlin Redfield, 3309 - 48th Place.- Merlin, ex- Algona resident, had 16 games right and a high game total of 65. The actual high total was the Drakes-Omaha U. contest with 66 points. Close behind for second place was Al Huisman, Buffalo Center, with 16 right and a high game total of 63. Brett Bartlett of Algona led those with 15 right, and took third, winning on his high game score guess of 67. Honorable mention goes to John Grotte, Algona, 15 right and a high game total of 63. Others with 15 right and a little farther away on high game total were Lynn Durant, Al Slobe-bpth Algona, Nicky Mueller of Fenton, ' Tallying 14 correct were Mrs. Cliff McGregor of ''Armstrong, Mrs. Melvln Bay, Mrs. Ralph Moe, Mrs. John Hanselman, Milo Durant, Jr., Steve Chrischilles, W. W. Gillespie, Dorothy Durant, Mrs. Bob Henderson, all Algona, Mrs. George Bauman, Lakota, Mrs. Lyle Patterson, Buffalo Center. Roger L. Hanish of. Algona is owner of the Mourner's Bench for the week with seven right and a high game guess of 70. The final contest of the year is In today's paper. There are a few "sleepers" in the list and your dope sheet may not even list the teams, but give it a whirl and thanks for joining the fun 1 Johnnies Win Bancroft St. John's defeated West Bend 65-44 at West Bend Friday night. Hatten led Bancroft with 23 points while Wayne Hanselman led the losers with 12 points. Municipal Algona Utilities

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