The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 23, 1965 · Page 9
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Teeter, Muller, Martin And Fitz Leading Local Squads meetine will !*• Ivlith J.tndl and Arlfne Wood. Thursday, December 16, 1963 AJgona, (la.) Upper Dej Moinej-9 Algona's high school athletic squads completed pre-Chrlstmas slates last weekend, but it won't be long before the action is hot and heavy again. At the Christmas break, Garrigan's Golden Bears have a 6-1 mark, Algona's basketball Bulldogs have a 5-1 record and the public high wrestlers have a 2-4 dual meet record. Coach Champ Martin's wrestlers will be the first squad to return to action after Christmas. They will travel to Osage for a big Invitational Meet Wednesday, Dec. 20, then resume their dual meet season with a home meet against Hampton Jan. 8. The Hampton dual will be a North Central Conference get-together. Meanwhile, Coach Howie Stephenson's basketball team will be gunning for another loop win (they are tied for second in the North Central Conference at 3-1) with a big trip to Clarion and and a meeting with the Cowboys, who are plenty rugged, Jan. 4. Three days later, Jan. 7, Coach Steve McCall's Golden Bears travel to Pocahontas and a second meeting with Catholic. The Bears dumped the Eagles 62-54 here Dec. 11 with a second half rally turning the trick. Two of Martin's wrestlers remain undefeated competition in six dual meets and a pair of invitationals. They are Dave Martin, 154-pounder who was the state champion last season at 145, and Tom Fitzpatrick, heavyweight, who placed second at the State Meet. Martin opened the season with a draw and has won each match since, while Fitzpatrick shows all victories to date. In duals so far, Algona has downed Estherville, 28-18, and Humboldt, 21-17, while losing to Britt, 37-12, Blue Earth, 2&-17, Clarion, 27-16, and Ft. Dodge, 26-18. The locals placed sixth in the Eagle Grove Invitational and won their own Invitational here Dec. 11. The public high basketball team, led through the first five games by high-scoring Dale Teeter, relied on more team balance in posting the season's most important win to date, 69-58, over Clear Lake here last Friday night. The loss was the first for the Lions, who by virtue of it dropped to a second place tie in the* loop with the Bulldogs. Both trail Humboldt by a half-game. Algona has scored 384 points and allowed 320 points, averaging 64 on offense and 53.3 on defense so far. Teeter, only man averaging in double figures prior to last Friday, saw his average drop from 27 per game to 24 with a 9-point total against the Lions, but Craig Espe, who hit 23, and Dave Walker, who tallied 16, both upped their averages to 10.2 per game. Dan Merryman is next at 9.5. Teeter has counted 144 points this season and now has a 743 point career total. He now needs 88 points to set a new standard here. Espe and Walker each have 61 points, Merryman 57, Tom Claude 34 and reserves Brad Kraft, Steve Waller, Tom Jones and Brocke Laws all have from two to eight points while playing little. The locals have defeated Emmetsburg, Swea City, Humboldt, Webster City and Clear Lake, with the lone loss a one- pointer to Eagle Grove. Garrigan has sandwiched two 3-game winning skeins around a lone loss to Mason City Newman for its 6 of 7 mark. The Bears have scored 474 points and given up 423 to post a 67.7 offensive mark and 60.4 defensive average. They have wins over Ft. Dodge high, Emmetsburg Catholic, St. John's, Pocahontas Catholic, St. Edmond and Don Bosco so far. Leading scorer is Dick Muller, sharp -shooting junior, who is also one of the leading rebound- ers on the club. He has 113 points and an average of 16.1 while Don Potthoff has 79, 11.3; Bill Reding, 76,10.8} Brian LaBarre, 54, 7.7; Bob Smith, 53*. 7,4 j Dick Blelch. 48, 6.8. Reserves Mike Nitchals, Joe Becker, Joe Ringsdorf, Denny Long, Don Courtney and Jim youngwirth have from two to 19 points as the result of action this year. Both high schools also have outstanding B-teams, The public schools has won all six of its games and the Cubs are 5-2 for the season. McCall and Stephenson, who use an attacking defense with their varsity squads, also have the Junior varsity coaches, Keith Christie and Duane Kramer, teaching the same type of play. Consequently, there is plenty of excitement in store for area fans when the teams open post-holiday play. LuVerne Edged Twice Tuesday By Goldfield Goldfield edged LuVerne twice at LuVerne Tuesday night, the girls taking a 62-55 verdict, while the boys came through 69-66. Free throws settled both contests, with LuVerne holding the upper hand in field goals. The girls game was settled in the final half. LuVerne led, 13-6, at the quarter, then trailed, 27-26, at halftime and 47-39 at the three-quarter mark. The losers out-shot the winners, 2119, from the field, but the winners canned 24 free throws. Jane Hanselman of LuVerne led both clubs in scoring with 36 points, while Emmy Carlson got 29 for Goldfield. Goldfield hit 29 of 37 free throws to win the boys' contest. The Lions held a 26-20 margin in fielders. Goldfleld held the upper hand, 15-10, 33-27 and 49-44 at the quarter stops as Doug Nelson got 20 points, Eugene Hefty 19 and freshman DonBris- tow 15 for LuVerne and Lance Larson 27 and Bill Huisman 18 for Goldfield. Diocesan CYO BB Tourney Slated Here The 1966 Sioux City Diocesan CYO Basketball Tournament is slated to begin at three sites, including Algona Garrigan, Storm Lake and.LeMa^^Sunda^Jan. ( 23, with a total of 19 teams slated to battle it out for Class A and Class B championships. At Garrigan, Jan. 23, Bancroft St. John's and Ft. Dodge St. Edmond will meet at 7 p. m., followed by a contest between Garrigan and Pocahontas Catholic at 8:30. Winners of these games will tangle Wednesday, Jan. 26 at 7:30 p. m., with the winner of that contest to advance to the finals at Garrigan Jan. 30. Opening round Class A games will also be played at LeMars and Storm Lake, as will Class B openers. Finals of both Class A and Class B divisions will be played here Jan. 30, with the B consolation and finals at 1:30 and 3 and the A consolation and finals at 6 and 8:30 p. m. Defending champions «tre Carroll Kuemper, Class /. and Breda St. Bernard's Class B. 5th In Loop The Twin Rivers boys are in fifth place with a 2-2 mark and the girls are seventh with a 1-3 record in the Twin Lakes Conference as the teams hit the holiday break. S. Erdman of the Pirates is sixth in the girls' scoring race with 103 points, KOSSUTH COUNTY ^1 PORTS TUESDAY NIGHT BB RESULTS BOYS Armstrong 81, Burt 58 Webster City 92, Humboldt 63 Clear Lake 64, Hampton 45 Ringstod 76, Lincoln-Central 52 Swea City G4, St. John's 56 Woden-Crystal Lake 63, Lake-la GO Goldfield 69, LuVerne 66 GIRLS Burt 9G, Armstrong 92 Lakota 03, Woden-Crystal Lake 52 Goldfield 02, LuVerne 55" A FOUR. YEA*, ver, THF 6-3, 240 LB. EX-PITT. ALL. mj^g^^ ffcf %W/%% 7 tmjSs^^-'S^.. i-% ,^m^^£ij^ HOSPITAL NEWS Mrs. Rena Buell, Burt, medical ; Mrs. Ruth Hutzell, Bancroft, medical; dismissed: Mrs, Richard Robinson and baby; Joseph Smith, Thomas Claude, Mary Boswell, Algona; Julie Knecht, West Bend. - Dec. 14. - Admitted: A. J. Klooster, Algona, surgery; John Bahling, Burt, medical; Father James Bruch, Algona, medical; dismissed: Mrs.DonaldRiebhoff and baby, Terry Hauenstein, Algona ; Mrs. Leona Meyers, Fenton. Dec. 15 - Admitted: Dale Dundas, Burt, medical; Mrs. Bertha Batt, Algona, medical; Tom Claude, Algona, surgery; dismissed: Angus Cotton, Lone Rock; Mrs. Paul Garrison and baby, Livermore; Mrs. Dean burrows and baby, Algona; Baby Schmidt, West Bend. Dec. 16 - Admitted: Julie Ann Knecht, West Bend, medical; dismissed: Father James Bruch, Algona; Rose Jennings Algona. Dec. 17 - Dismissed: Mrs. Donald Glaser and baby, Algona; Inge Strayer, Wayne Mann, Burt. Dec. 18 - Admitted: Mrs. Mary Schmidt, Algona, medical; dismissed: Harold Elbert, Rodman; Mrs. Nellie Fisher, Burt; Susan Buchanan, Algona. Dec. 19 - Birth: Mr. and Mrs. Howard Esser, Algona, girl, 6 Ibs., 13 1/2 oz.; dismissed: Marcus Billick, Algona. Dec. 20 - Admitted: Mrs. lola Wicks, Algona, medical; OTTOSEN By Mrs. Donald Usher [Illlllllllllllllllllll Saturday supper guests at the Darrel Jones home were Mr. and Mrs. Fred Benjamin, Mr. and Mrs. Roger Benjamin and family, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Benjamin and family, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Benjamin and family and Marie Benjamin of Bradgate, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Benjamin and baby of Perry and Mr. and Mrs, Donald Rutz and Jeffrey of Livermore. Mr. and Mrs. Percy Watnem were Sunday afternoon visitors at the Louis Dippel home at Belmond. In the evening they attended the Christmas service at the Congregational church, in which the Paul Watnem family all took part. Tom Wlnterton, son of Mr.and Mrs. Howard Morgan, entered Lutheran hospital as a medical patient Thursday. Mrs. Essie Cooper, Mrs. W.G. Cooper, Mrs. Mary Leitl, Mrs. Edward Zinnel and Mrs. Roy Telford visited Mrs. Mary Hansen at the rest home at Spirit Lake Wednesday. They delivered the Christmas favors which the club had made for all the residents of the home. Portland Club Has Exchange Of Xmas Gifts PORTLAND - Portland Progress Club held their annual Christmas party in the home of Mary Rasmussen, Dec. 16, beginning with a 1:00 luncheon. Viola Becker and Grace Trenary were assistant hostesses. , Marie Grover of Algona was a guest. After the luncheon, a short business meeting was held. Roll call was the revealing of the Secret Sisters and the Christmas gift exchange. There was also a cookie exchange, a recipe for same. The club books for next year were passed out by Vera Fitch and Hazel Steven, in the absence of next year's chairman, Marie Parsons and vice- chairman, Marieta Zwiefel. Hostesses for the Jan. 20th Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Larson were Sunday evening quests in the Wendell Christensen home. The occasion was Wendell's birthday. Other guests were Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Christensen, Mr. and Mrs. Roger Huffinfjton and family, Alvina, Ruth, Paul and Allicrt Has.se. Mr. and Mrs Bernard Phelps went to Fi Dodgo Tuesday and were dinner guests in the Lester Hacker home and visited Mrs. Phelps' mother, Mrs. Minnie Sperling, who is spending a few weeks in the Hacker home. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Fitch celebrated a quiet GOtli wedding anniversary Dec. 18. Their daughters, Florence, (Mrs. Rolrert Skilling), Hazel, (Mrs. Jesse Schmidt) and Myrtle, (Mrs. Forbus Stiltz,) brought a lieautifully decorated cake, other foods and spent the day with them. Hazel was an overnight guest. The Fitches received many cards and presents. Another daughter, Helen called from California. Mr. and Mrs. Dean Dodds, Debbie and Murl of Algona and Mr. and Mrs. Terry Johnson of Irvington were Sunday dinner guests in the Joe Loebach home. Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Klein of Irvington and Norman Klein, home from Iowa State College, Ames, were Sunday evening visitors in the Joe Loebach home. The Neighborhood Card Club held their Christmas party last week In the home ofMr.andMrs. Dennis Meister. Those attending were Mr. and Mrs. Donald Weber, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Smithj Mr. and Mrs. Jake Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Jay Steven, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Meister, Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Marlow, Vivian Dutton and Mr. and Mrs. Harley Rusher. Mr. and Mrs. George Koestler were unable to attend. There was a Christmas gift exchange. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Kissner and family were Sunday evening supper guests in the Dennis Meister home. Wendell Steven, son of the Rob Stevens, came up from Laurens, and spent a day last week In Holiday , Greetings ERicmon DAIRY COMPANY To everybody... everywhere... we wish you a most pleasant Christmas season ... one which will long be treasured by you and yours. And for your business since last Christmas, our sincere thanks. The Management and Staff of TAYLOR IMPLEMENT TAYLOR MOTOR CO. AL60NA FLOUR & FEED the Jay Steven home and did some hunting. Mr. and Mrs. Jay Steven, Mrs. Bernadene Opliiem and family of Burt, '.vlll spend Christmas with their son and family, the Jim Stevens of Ionia, weather permitting. "Don't hesitate to go out on the limb occasionally, remember that's where we find the fruit." Leaders Met The Lotts Creek Leaders held their annual Christmas party at Lone Rock Legion haJl Dec. 13. The party was preceded by a meeting at R p. m. After the 4-H pledge, several games were played,-followed by a gift exchange. .Lunchfollowed. Linda Kruse was accepted as a new member. One visitor, Kenny Blerstedt, a former member, was home on leave from the armed forces. Wishing For A Buyer Won't Make That Sale! To you, our customers, whose friendly support during ihe pasl year has contributed so greatly to our welfare we extend cordial and appreciative thanks 1 FREDERICK V & S HARDWARE SEASON'S BLRSSINGS Holy Christmas to all in 1965. SMOKE SHOP May Christmas bring to each of our many friends joy and happiness. MODERN DRY CLEANERS 1965 WEIDENHOFF CORPORATION

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