Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on July 24, 1967 · Page 2
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Bull Algona and Bancroft in district Monday Craig Espe won his 29th straight game in three years of pitching for Algona high school Wednesday night as he tossed a one-hitter and his mates defeated Twin Rivers 8-1 before a good-sized crowd at the Garrigan diamond in the sectional finals. The win moved tho Bulldogs opposite St. John's of Bancroft in • first round district game here tonight (Monday) at 7 p.m. The winner of that game will move into the district finals at Fonda against either Paton- Churdan or Fort Dodge on Wednesday night. The lone base hit off Espe also scored the Pirates, only run in the fourth. After two Bulldog errors, Fredrick stroked a clean single through the pitcher' box to score Brock from second base. Espe got the next man, pitcher Doug Logue, on a strikeout and gave up only a walk the rest of the way. ESPE WHIFFED 16 men enroute to his win including the side in the fifth and sixth innings. Only other baserunner for Twin Rivers was Hauig on a walk in the second inning. In the fourth, Brock got on base on an error on shortstop Roger Barr and then Rog Meyer babbled a bunt along the third baseline, setting up Frederick's hit. The Bulldogs got good wood on the ball all night, first off Logue and later off two reliefers. They didn't score, though, until the third. Craig Taylor's sharp smash down the third baseline was wasted in the second. Bill Boldridge started the third with a shot off third baseman Brock's glove. Espe walked and after Tom Claude flied to center, Meyer rapped a single to center for Algona's first run. Meyer stole second and then Espe came home on a throw to second. Meyer advanced to third and scored Afcjona's third run on a weird sequence seconds let- 8 Christies dilemma- tew many games can Espe pitch *~ . _ ' • - '-^ t* =i» ./*•''"}._,' ^ ».' n irrna J—Alfena (Iowa) Advance MONDAY, JULY 24, 1967 ST. JOHN'S ADVANCES WITH 8-3 WIN Bancroft — St. John's high school advanced into the district summer baseball tournament Wednesday night as the Johnnies trounced Thompson 8-3. They'll meet Algona's Bulldogs Monday night on the Garrigan field. Dick Diers and Steve Vaske, the two top rnoundsmen for Coach Vince Meyer's crew, combined to strike out 13 Thompson batters. Bancroft picked up nine hits and committed three errors while Thomppn had three runs and made two errors. Diers started and was relieved by Vaske in the fifth. They issued seven walks. McGrath was the Thompson pitcher and he struck out only four while walking eight. Algona women 1,2,3,in golf at Bancroft ALGONA high school baseball coach Keith Christie has a problem and it's a big one. How long and for how many games can he continue to pitch his unbeaten southpaw, Craig Espe, who was captured in these dramatic sequence photos last Wednesday night in pitching the Bulldogs to an 8-1 one-hit win over Twin Rivers in the sectional finals at Garrigan's field. St. John's of Bancroft could have a lot to say about the problem when they meet tonight in a first round district game. But the unbeaten Espe, who has now pitched 29 straight wins over a three year career, has had four full days of rest and should be ready for Coach Vihce Meyer s crew. WoHno . Should. Algona win, they'll play at Fonda in the district fmals Wednes- enters . , day against either Paton-Cnurdan or Fort Dodge high school The ^ sub-stete play Friday night. So it's a full week of baseball and more than one man can handle - even an Espe. Incidentally, he has been watched by ^baseball scouts from at least three major universities the past two weeks and has already received a scholarship offer from one of them. . c*m«,«« ^ Exclusive Advance Photos by Mike Stillman. LITTLE LEAGUE GAMES NOVICE LEAGUE (FINAL) W Ir Taylor slapped a slow hopper to first and Fredrick fielded the ball and apparently stepped on the bag (just about everyone in the park thought he touched the base). But the umpire suddenly threw down his hands and called Taylor safe. Barr popped out to end the inning but Meyer's run made it 3-0. THE BULLDOGS added another run in the fourth when Roeber singled and came around on an error, wild pitch and another bad throw. Algona iced it with four in the fifth, Roeber, who had entered the game replacing Bob Faroham, slashed another hit for two runs and Espe's double to deep left scored two more, The win was Algona'* 11th of tho yoar against two losses and they've sjot a crack at the school record of 19-3 sot by last yoara club. Bancroft will enter the game with an 18-1 mark, its only loss to the same Twin Rivers team when Logue threw a no-hitter at them. After losing their first six of seven games, the Pirates won 11 of their next 13 games until losing Monday. Bancroft — The North Kossuth Golf Club at Bancroft held their Women's Invitational Tournament Wednesday. Trophies were given to the flight winners and prizes to the runnerups. Flight winners were: Champion Flight 1 — Vivian Hagen, Algona. 2 — Brma Dee Cook, Algona. 3 _ Dorothy White, Algona. First Flight 1 — Hattie Robinson, Bancroft. 2 — Joy Tjaden, Titonka. 3 — Darlene Cayler, Bancroft. Second Flight 1 — Louise Markick, Armstrong. 2 — Marvel Halvorson, Ledyard. 3 — Alice Kennedy, Bancroft. Third Flight 1 — Doris Kemna, Bancroft. 2 — Evelyn Mesoher, Bancroft. 3 — Dorcas McNertney, Bancroft. Jenny Taylor of Algona had the longest putt of the day. The longest drive was by Jay Tjaden of Titonka.. Best score on the 18th hole went to Verne Erpelding of Wesley. PEEWEE LEAGUE W L Colts 7 1 Mets 6 2 Saints 3 5 Cubs 2 6 Astros 2 6 Results last week Wednesday— Mets 25 Saints 21 Thursday— Colts 31 Cubs 29 Final week games Monday— Mets vs. Colts Tuesday— Astros vs. Cubs Wednesday— Cubs vs. Mets Thursday— Astros vs. Saints AMERICAN LEAGUE W L Athletics 5 1 Angels 4 1 Yankees 3 2 Orioles 4 2 Indians 3 3 Tigers 1 5 Twins 0 6 Results last week Wednesday— Tigers 7 Twins 6 Thursday— Orioles 15 Indians 1 Final week games Thursday— Angels vs. Yankees Tuesday— Athletics vs. Indians Wednesday— Twins vs. Yankees Thursday— Orioles vs. Angels NATIONAL LEAGUE W Giants 5 Braves 5 Cards 4 Pirates __ 3 Phillies 2 Reds 1 Dodgers 0 Results last week Wednesday— Braves 12 Dodgers 11 Thursday— Pirates 9 Cards 4 Games this week Monday— Reds vs. Phillies Tuesday— Giants vs. Pirates Wednesday— Braves vs. Phillies Thursday— Cards vs. Reds SENIOR LEAGUE W Spartans 7 Warriors 5 Chiefs 3 L 2 2 3 6 7 L. 1 1 2 3 3 4 6 Trojans 2 Results last week Thursday— Spartans 7 Trojans 0 Final week games Monday— • • •> Chiefs vs. Trojans Tuesday— Warriors vs. Spartan Wednesday— Spartans vs. Chiefs Thursday— Warriors vs. Whittemore Robins 6 Orioles 6 Redbirds 5 Jays — 2 Canaries ___ 1 Results Last Week Redbirds 11 Jays 9 Orioles 31 Robins 8 Make-up Game Jays 19 Canaries 14 JUNIOR (FINAL) W L Colts 5 3 Gophers 5 3 lions 5 3 Hawks 2 5* Bears 2 5* "Have Make-up Game Result* Last Week Gophers 18 Hawks 8 Lions 12 Colts 9 SENIOR LEAGUE W Jets 7 Rockets - 6 Bombers 4 Astros — 2 • •Missiles -_ 1 Results Last Week Jets 12 Rockets 9 , Astros 15 . Missiles 3 r V Note--Speciai Watermelon Feed for all girls and their coaches will be held Tuesday night of this week at the Bryant school beginning at , 7:30 p.m. LOCALS The James P. Sheridans, former Algonans now at Waterloo, had as recent guests Robert L. Lorentzes, Gardner Park, Gastonia, N. C. Mrs. Lorentz is the former Bunnie Sheridan. They have three children, Robert L. II 6, Wayne 7, and Candace Lynn 4. A family dinner was held Sunday at Mr. and Mrs. Archie Umbrels at Spencer honoring the first birthday of their daughter Mariann. Present were the great grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Muckey, Mrs. Mary Dahlhauser and Mrs. Archie Umbrel, Sr. of Ayrshire, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Dahlhauser and Mr. and Mrs. John Dalhauser of Des Moines, Mrs. John Thompson and granddaughter Lauri, of Spencer and the honoree's four year old son, Scott. IDLE HOUR MEETS Mrs. Pearl Potter is entertaining the Idle Hour bridge club Wednesday afternoon. HOSTS BRIDGE CLUB Mrs. Clayton Peraval was hostess to her bridge club Thursday evening. The real problem of your leisure is how to keep others from using it. NORTH CENTRAL CONFERENCE W L ALGONA 12 1 Iowa Falls ___ 9 4 Hampton _— 9 5 Clear Lake 8 6 Humboldt 6 8 Eagle Grove 5 9 Clarion 5 * Webster City 1 13 T 1 1 L 1 2 4 6 7 WHILE ITS 1.98 Brush )cmd CombI Sot TWIN RIVERS (1) ab Collins, If -------- 2 Pentioo, cf ------- 2 Collins, ph. ------ 1 Bcock, 3b -------- 3 Kinseth, rf. ss ---- 3 Berguro, ss, p. — 2 Haug, 2b. - ----- 2 Fredrick, lb. ---- 2 Jacobson, pr. ---- 0 Logue, p. rf. ----- 3 Dale, c ---------- 2 Wehrspan, ph. — 1 TOTALS 23 ALGONA (I) ab 2 Alen, pr -------- 0 Claude, 2b ------- 3 Meyer, 3b -------- 4 Hftgeo, P. -------- 2 Taylor, rf -------- 3 w. -------- 3 If ------ 1 f ------- 3 Jones, lb. -- ----- I Pedersen, lb ----- 1 cf ----- 3 " r 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 r i 0 0 1 1 1 0 9 2 0 1 1 h 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 h 1 0 0 I 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 7 Community club at Nhittemore plans contest Whittemore — At its last meeting, the Whittemore Community Club voted to sponsor the Iowa Master Corn Growers contest in this area. Most farmers know about this annual contest and watch the results closely every Fall. It is conducted under the auspices of the Iowa Crop Improvement Assn. and Iowa State University at Ames. Farmers with good fields of corn are invited to register for the contest. Registration fee is fifteen dollars ($15) and will be handled by Vic Perkins of Farmers State Bank in Whittemore. Anyone interested should contact Mr. Perkins. Registration is open as of now and must be made before July 28, 1967. Rules of the contest permit only one entry per farm unit, regardless of size. Yield check will be made on a plot of ten acres or more in any part of one field. Contact Mr. Perkins for other rules and information concerning the contest. SERVICEMAN ON LEAVE Whittemoro — Rich EJbert, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer filbert of Whittemore, is spending a three^week leave from Fort Leonard Wood with his parents. 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