AHS Bopped 68-53; Not Out Of Loop Title Race lUpper Des Moines| i SPORTS The battle for top spot in the Nortli Central Ctnflersnct, which stacked up prior to the contesl at i real struggle be- tweeii AlgoriE and Clear Late there Fnday night, turned into Cueter't Last stand ae the L,ions tomaiiawketi the Bulldogs, Gb-53, anfl retained first place. While the wiu, which enfleti aii 11-game winning; streak lor the locals and gave then: & 1^-2 seasoi, mark (ft-2 in the loop), probably locked up the title lor the Lakers,, there it always the possibility oJ aii upset - BO the Bulldogs still stand 8 • chance. Clear Lake now has an 11-1 loop record. Coach Howie Stephenson's Bulldogs, stil] one oJ the best teams, ever to perform here, hoBi u tough Clarion club in another conference frsy Friday, travel to Iowa Falls to meet the big Cadets, Feb. IB, then meet Hampton in a make-up contest Feb. 22 to close out the regular season. All could be close contests. Clear Lake lias two loop trays remaining. A standing room only crowd jammed every corner of the Clear Lake gym as the Bulldogs and Lions tangled. And both teams were tense during the first two period*.. Algona led midway in the second round, then trailed by five points at the hall before the massacre took place. From the start, it was apparent the Algona defense was upsetting the tall Lions, who range from G-l to C-C, and with Dale Teeter doing a terrific job under the boards, the Bulldogs put on quite a show. The defensive tactics of Craig Espe and Tom Claude resulted in numerous steals, very similar to the first meeting of the Bulldogs and Lions earlier in the season here, but this time, Algona couldn't liit the shots that could have put the home club against the wall. The Lions didn't set any records shooting, either, so the Bulldogs managed to hold slim leads through most of the first two periods. The score was tied twice, at 3-3 and 7-7 during the first eight minutes, then with Teeter and Claude each notching lour points, Algona was on top, 12-11, at the quarter. Algona's cautious style of play kept tilings under control early in the second stanze, with leads of 15-11, 17-13, 20-17 and finally 21-19 resulted. A string of seven straight Clear Lake points put the locals down 26-21 and the count was 28-23 at the hall. Things still didn't look gloomy for Algona fans. Four straight buckets by the Lions early in the third quarter actually wrapped the game up. The lead went to 36-23, then to 44-24, and finally 46-27 at the three-quarter mark as Clear Lake outseored the Bulldogs 20-4 during the eight minutes of the action. Bill Morisky and Ken Grabinski were the biggest problems, getting 12 points between them. At one time in the last period, the lead got to 62-39, thenAlgoua managed to close the gap to 15 points before the final buzzer. Algona won the earlier meeting, 69-56, also salting the win in the third quarter and inflicting the first loss of the season on the Lions, Algona shot 26 percent from the field during the night as Clear Lake held a 24-19 edge infield goals and 18-15 margin in free throws. Only 12 fouls were called on the home club and 19 on the Bulldogs. got 11 of hie 14 re- bounds in the first half of action and topped the Bull dogs in scoring with 17 points, getting nine in the first half and. eight in the last period. Claude, who is hitting better than ever, got 11 and Dan Merryman chipped in with 10. Merryman picked off six rebounds and Espe and Dave Walker lour each as the Lions held the upper hand In that -department, 43-33, with a 27-12 bulge in the final two quarters. Top scorer for the winners was Morisky with 22, followed by Don Anderson with 16 and Grabinski with 12, Morisky grabbed 13 rebounds. Box Score: ALGONA (53) . FG FT F Merryman 4 2-2 2 Teeter 6 7-5 3 Walker 1 C-4 3 Espe 3 2-2 4 Claude 5 1-1 3 Kraft 0 2-12 Boldridge 0 0-0 0 Waller 0 D-0 2 Laws D 0-0 0 19 20-15 19 CLEAR LAKE (CB) FG FT F Anderson 4 11-B 1 Morisky 10 6-2 2 Biting 12-12 Grabinski 44-45 Opheim 1 1-0 0 Floy 3 3-10 Schoneman 0 .3-22 MacDonald 0 0-0 1 Sill 1 0-0 0 24 30-16 12 Algona's B-team remained -at the top of the loop standings after belting Clear Lake, 48-31, in the curtain-raiser. The Bull- pups have now won 13 of 14 games this season. Coach Keith Christie's club was led in scoring by Rog Meyer with 11 points and Greg Betts, eight Feed 500 At Buffalo Meal The buffalo feed sponsored Tuesday evening by the East Fork Chapter of the Izaak Walton League was termed a tremendous success, according to Glen Graham. Over 500 persons were served starting at 5 p. m. By 6:45, the group had run out of buffalo meat, of which they served approximately 300 Ibs. The committee had to go out twice for more potatoes, bread, rolls and corn. But they again ran out of those things. None of the workers, each of whom had bought a ticket, had any of the dinner. Remarks from the public were that the food was excellent. General chainriap of the event was Hugh Black, president of the organization. Other chairmen included Alex Demand, food; Howard Forsberg, kitchen; Wilbur Zeigler, dining room; Ralph Morgan, coffee; James Baker, clean-up; Fred Plumb, tickets, Orrflle Duncan, seating; Mrs. Howard Forsberg, dining room hostess. People came from as far east as Clear Lake, as far west as Arnold's Park, as far south as Fort Dodge, and as far north as Winnebago, Minn., and many towns in between. The county board of education, made up of members from throughout the county , attended in a group. The club has a membership of 80, with approximately 50 active. AJgono, (la.) Upper DM Molrm Tu*Mlfty, February «, 1966 toMWMMHM( ^ M ,^ BM ^ MH M M ^MMMM^MmM^MMMMMB^B^MM«^MBritkM*«M^^MM^MM^^ N |^^^ HM ^^ | ^^ M .^^^^ LuVerne Youth Wins Westmar College Honor LUVERNE - Keith Hindman, son of the Rev. and Mrs. Ralph Hindman of the E. U. B. church at LuVerne, was voted Student of the Week at Westmar College, LeMars. He also has been accepted at the University of Iowa. FARM SAt* CALTOA1 FEB. 12 - SATURDAY - J. B. MERTZ Sale, 2 miles North and 1/2 West of West Bend. Offering John Deere machinery, other machinery, miscellaneous Items, feeding equipment, etc. Sale details in Upper Des Moines this issue. Claude & Quinn, Auctioneers; Iowa State Bank, West Bend, Clerk. FEB. 17 - THURSDAY CLAUDE FAUGUST Sale, 8 miles East of Fairmont, Minn, on Hy. 16 to Hines Corner, then 2South. Offering machinery in variety, beet equipment, much miscellaneous. Wayne Wagner and Herman Wedel, Auctioneers; First National Bank, Fairmont, Clerk. Sale details in Feb. 10 issue of UDM. To Tournament Algona high school's wrestling team traveled to Humboldt Monday for the start of the Sectional Wrestling Tournament. Sectional first and second place winners in the 11 weight classes will advance to District Tournament competition - with District first and second place winners gaining the State Meet. Top Herd Mrs. Paul Hum, south Kossuth county supervisor of the Dairy Herd Improvement Association, reports that last month she tested 14 herds with 339 cows on D. H. I. A. and 11 herds with 203 cows on owner - sample. In top place was the herd of Ronald Meyer of Rodman, with 1.8 pounds of butterfat per cow per day. The herd of Gary Banwart of West Bend was second, with 1.3; W. H. Bosworth of Algona had 1.2; then with 1.1 were Jim Schmidt of West Bend, Stanley Opheim of Whittemore, and Alfred Grill of Algona. Reckless driving is wilfull disregard for the safety of persons or property. Two convictions result in license revocation. Bears In Rough Loss At Carroll Kuemper, 80-78 In a contest marred by too many fouls and questionable decisions, Garrigan's Golden Bears dropped an 60-78 decision to Kuemper at Carroll Saturday night. The loss, second in three games for the locals came after the Bears held slim leads through much of the fray - and after two of the team's ^hree top scorers, Dick Muller and Don Potthoff, went to the sidelines with five fouls. Coach Steve McCall's club, which missed a meeting with GramUle Spaldtng a night earlier as a result of some sort of virus Friday at Garrigan which flattened about 60 students, including several members of the basketball squad, travels to Emmetsburg and a meeting with Catholic Friday night, then hosts Estherville's Midgets, one of the better teams in the area, the following evening. The locals now have a 12-3 season mark. The Bears hit well from the field during the first period, and while they trailed by 4-2, 11-6 and 15-14 counts, managed to edge into a 20-19 lead when the buzzer sounded. Muller poked in five fielders and Potthoff and Bill Reding a pair each as Garrigan held a 10-7 advantage in field goals during the eight minutes. Five-for-five from the free throw line kept the Knights in the game. And while 51 fools were called in the entire contest, only six came in the first period, including four on the Bears. Potthoff, who canned seven points, Dick Bleich, Muller and Reding hit most of the points as the Bears held 24-21, 33-27 and 41-33 bulges in the second stanza before a late Kuemper surge chopped the lead to 42-39 at halftlme. By now, Garrigan's foul total had reached 10, one less than called on the home club. And 12 of 13 free throws took up the slack as the locals managed only five field goals. Two Garrigan regulars, Bob Smith and Reding, picked up their fourth fouls and free throws continued to keep the Bears in the battle during the rugged third period. Potthoff and Brian LaBarre were the offensive leaders as the locals held a very slim 60-59 lead with eight minutes remaining. The game was still up for grabs through the fourth quarter despite the fact Kuemper held a 78-71 lead with very little time remaining. Garrigan rallied, but couldn't snatch the win from the Knights. The Bears, with two men out on fouls and with the other three regulars carrying four each, were at a real disadvantage down the stretch. Muller flipped in 20 points before his exit, Reding got 19, Potthoff 17, Bleich 10, Smith seven and LaBarre five for the Bears, while Golwitzer led the winners with 19. The Knights were second place finishers in the recent CYO Tournament, fall. ing to St. Edmond of Ft. Dodge in the finals, 56-54. Garrigan's B-team ran its season mark to 9-3 with a64-52 victory in the curtain-raiser. Traffic signs speak a special of language to the driver language and know - o - A dedication was held in the Methodist church Sunday, Jan. 30. The memorials given were: a mimeograph for C. O. McClellan and C. B. Huff; office chair for Raymond A. Stone; 3 choir stoles for Mrs. Margaret Prior; communion linens for Joseph Madden; and a pulpit Bible for Albert Genrich. Mr. and Mrs. William Goetsch have moved to the Paul Blumer farm. They previously lived on the Henry Geishecker farm, now owned by Irene Shanley, Webster City. They lived on this farm for 23 years until a tornado struck and completely destroyed all the buildings. They lived in town a year and a half before moving to the country again. Jennifer Stripling, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clem Stripling, returned home last week from the University Hospital School, Iowa City, after a 3-week stay. Mrs. George Schnetzer, a patient at the Belmond hospital, has been on the critical list. Henry Schnetzer, a son, who is home on a 30-day leave from Hanoi, Germany, - and Mrs. Shirleen Zettritsck of California, returned home to be with their mother. Miss Linda McVay, Humboldt, was a recent Sunday dinner guest at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fay Harmon and family. Bernard Coyle has returned from Lancaster, Calif., where he spent two weeks on business. Brenda and Lana Marty spent the week with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Marty. They are daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Marty, Ames. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Marty spent the weekend in LeMars visiting their son, Wayne, who is a professor at Westmar College. They also visited her sister, Miss Esther Merkle. Recent guests at the home of Earl Johns were Mr. and Mrs. Dale Zentner, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Studer, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Nielsen, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Nielsen, Sr., and Mr. and Mrs, Dean Bowman, Algona. It was a combination birthday and anniversary party for Mrs. Dale Zentner and Mr. and Mrs. Earl Johns. Algona Banker Takes Post At Helena, Mont. Arlan Tengwall, j»s.s i *Et fln t cashier of the Iowa State Bank, Algona, has accepted a position with the Union Bank & Trust Co., of Helena, Mont., to head up their Farm and Ranchers loan department which is a definite advancement and offers a greater opportunity for his future. The Bank has assets of over $35 million and Is one of the N. w, Bancorporatton, Minneapolis, Minn. The family plans to move there by April 1. Officers, directors and personnel of the Iowa State Bank regret their leaving the bank and community, and wish them well in their new location.
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