Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on December 4, 1967 · Page 5
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Test Himboldt, Webster City this weekend fto^er Meyer turned in a great 25-point effort to charge Algona high school to its opening North Central Confer*, ence victory of the season here fj!riday night to the Bulldogs put down an Eagle Grove •bid to win with' ease at the finish, 72-62. 'y The win also kept the Bulldogs unbeaten in three games as they drill for a twin weekend battle with Humboldt there Friday and Webster City here Saturday . night. The Lynx wore ranked No..2 !n,pro-season predictions in the loop. (Meyer's 25 points highlighted this win but fine guard play by Rich Black, who notched 19 counters, wasn't to be overlooked. Several other boys distinguished themselves nice- lyin this Win. But the officials ended with the most of everything — a cool 10Q fouls in the JV and Varsity games. They whistled 49 in ithe opener and then oaime back with 51 in the varsity contest. Five boys fouled out and/two others were ushered to the sidelines in a brief flurry under the boards. THE TEAMS were never farther than two points apart until late in the first half .The game was tied nine times, the finfatl square-off at 21-21 after two Black free throws with , 4:44 left in the first half. Then Meyer tossed in two free throws and Dale Pedersen got a layup oh a sisal for a four-point bulge. The game was closer later on but Eagle Grove,never had the luxury of a tie at any point after that. /The half ended 32-27 ancl th'en Meyer really went , to work. He got two quick buckets to open the second half and two free throws a short time lalter to make it 39-35. Mike Belts and Black both hit to put the spread at eight, 43- 35i But brilliant foul-shooting* by; Bill Smith of EagHe ~ v " flhe ended with 14 of 18), ughit the count to 48-47. BETTS FOULED out seconds later and starter Denny Rich- iter had already picked up his fifth by this time. But reserve Rod Rogert picked up the slatak with a jumper and Roger Barr scored his only goal of the night from far out to make it 52-47 at the third quarter cutoff. Baigle Grove cut the lead to 54-52 on a layup by 'Mark Hogenson but Rogert hit from the side to even things up. Algona still led by a slim 58-56 count with 3:26 left before two Meyer teyups took the pressure off. :Black followed with a layup with 1:43 to go and that iced it. The Bulldogs ended wiltli seven free throws as the Eagles desperately tried for steals. Rogert and Betts, the only two juniors on the varsity, did well in relief roles. Betts hit four field goals before leaving on fouls and Rogert hit two key buckets. Although he got only one field goal, Tom Jones did a good job on the boards. .Hogenson followed Smith's 24 with 16 and after that no Eagle had more than eight points. THE ALGONA Junior Varsity turned,in their third straight win with ease as they took the opener, 58-37. They 'had a narrow 29-20 halftime lead before pulling far m front in the third period. Eagle Grove got only three shots the entire period. Steve ChrischiUes topped the scoring parade with 20 points while Paul Christiansen added 11. Others: Greg Alien 7, Tim Black and Pale Briggs 6 each and Main laird and Pean bowman 4 each. • The varsity played without the services of Craig Taylor, who remained out for the second game with » bad leg while the JV's were without Dean lawman, who sprained gn an- ki$ in the Swea City game. The JV's had only three reserves. AI,GONA{7J) f, ft pf M^yer . 8 843 Rkhtw 0 04 S Jon« _. 1 «•«• 3 Btadt __5 >il 5 1 21-4 2 2 (M) 0 _ 4 M 5 fi«nr _ _.— 1 OXr 2 Voytei _.„ 00-00 TOTALS ,..- 23 M-43 M IAOLE OROVI (62) •••••- i Smith——--5 Christensen 1 Odland .- _- 3 Hogenson _ Awftie __ 72-62 CLUft MAI MIITINO Mrs; fitter < MONDAY, DEC. 4,1H7 AlftM ((•*•) AeVanat S to .5 _ 1 .- 3 -._ 7 .- 1 .3 _ 0 . 1 - 21 »t pf 14-18 4 2-2 5 04) 2 2-3 4 0-3 1 2-5 5 0-1 0 0-2 4 20-34 25 Buelt 1. _. BUckman . TOTALS NORTH CENTRAL CONFERENCE W L Algona .——— 1 0 .Clear Lake — 1 0 Humboldt — - 1 0 Iowa Falls 1 0 Webster City 0 1 Hampton __ 0 1 Clarion i 0 1 Eagle Grove ______^ 0 1 Results Friday Algona 72, Eagle Grove 62. Clear Lake 67, Webster City .55. '• • -•- • ' . ' ' ' Iowa Falls 72, Hampton 48. Humboldt 66, Clarion 60. Tuesday Hampton at Eagle Grove. Friday Algona at Humboldt. Clear Lake at Iowa Falls. Clarion at Webster City. Saturday Webster City at Algona. Humboldt at Hampton. Iowa Falls at Clarion. Algona and Garrigan to meet in district Algona end Oarrigan high ichool. will m««f In th* first round of tho district ba.katball tournament htrt in March according to pairings released Friday. The Bulldogs and Bears will meet in a Class AA opener Monday, March 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Oarrigan gym. Tho next night, Forest City and Hum'' boldt will play In the ether first round gamo and tho winners meet March 7 at Oarrigan at 7:30 p.m. for the district title. Tho Garrigan district wlnnar advances to tho sub-state meet •t Spencer on Saturday, March 9 to play tho Sponcor district; winner at 7:30 p.m. J '* LuVerne boys, girls post pair of wins CHURCH WOMEN TO MEET The Congregational Worn- ens Fellowship will meet on Thursday, Dec. 7. The one o'clock luncheon will be served by circle 1. Devotions will be given by Mrs. Benora Hartley and Mrs. Sharon Cowan will present the program "The Changing Concepts in Church Architecture Reveal Our Understanding of Christianity." NEWCOMER HONORED Mrs. Ed Hagg entertained at a coffee Thursday afternoon for Mrs. Evelyn Sorcnson who 'has moved here from Iowa City where sine has been, employed as nurse in the Veterans hospital for some time. Other guests were Mrs. Albert Hagg, Mrs. Dora Hagg, Mrs. George Miller, and Mrs. William Baker. CHURCH WOMEN TO MEET Women of the United Presbyterian church will meet on Thursday for a 1:30 o'clock luncheon. Program "Christmas Message" by Ruth circle. Devotions by Mrs. Robert Pingle. Music and lundi by Ruth circle. SOROPTIMIST CLUB The Sol-optimist club meets Tuesday, Dec. 12. This is a social meeting and hostesses ore Vera Graham and Ruth Peterson. CLUBS GET-TOGETHER Four "Couples dubs" are joining to have dinner followed by bridge Saturday, Dec. 9, ait the Country Club. ,P.E.O. TEA TODAY ^Ai*Mtp:^s|?r' ' Wednesday, Dec: Ted ChrischiUes'. LuVerne — The LuVerne boys and girls basketball teams stayed unbeaten in the North Stair Conference as Itoey posted wins Tuesday night at Goldfield. The girls still haven't lost this year as they took their fourth straight decision, 6131 from Goldfield. Three girls were in double figures as Linda Wimelm .connected for 26 points, Michele Coylc popped in 20 and Connie Hefty added 15. LuVerne led all the way and had a huge 29-10 halftime lead. The boys won a thriller as Doug Nelson hit the winning field goal with seconds left for a 41-39 victory. The game was nip-and-tuck all the way with LuVerne leading at the quarter 9-8 and then trailing 17-15 at the half and 28-26 after three periods. Nelson led all scorers with 15 points while Don Bristow had 10. LUVERNE BOYS (41) Lee Schipull 1 0 2V Denny Barber 3 0. 3 TOTALS 18 5 14' fg ft pf Linda Wilhelm — 9 8 2, Michele Coyle 9 2 4 Connie Hefty 6 3 1: Kris Meyers _____ 0 0 3 Laurie Coyle 00 2 Becky Coyle 0 0 2 Jennifer Wilhelm .. 0 0 1 TOTALS 24 13 15; v Elliott placed on first "JC" team i t • Tom Elliott, a former Sweat City high school football great, was named to the Tri-; State Junior College All*: 1 Conference team recently. At student at Estherville J.C.,; Elliott was placed on the furstf Heam alt split end. He helped! Estflierville to a 6-3 season^ scoring 21 touchdowns. Elliottf: caught 28 passes for 1095], yards and carried the ball for another 200 yards from scrimp el Mrs. DEAN'S BAPTIST WOMEN MEETING Women of the First Baptist ohurah will meet Thursday afternoon at which time they will fill plates of fruit for the sick and shut-ins of the local church. Refreshments will be "served with Mrs. Clifford Riebhofif and Mrs. Esther Wil- 'lason in charge. Doris Keith will give the program. P* ^Doug Nelson r___ 6 32^ ^Diiane Will —-•-"---'- ; 3 ; ' .1 : ' '!P LeRoy Hanspn"— 0 1 2 Don Bristow _—- 50 2 All M V\ 19 (.8 T £HITH KI ( I K \ < . M \ K ( ( ) \ COLOR TV CHRISTMAS SPECIAL! V WSCS TO MEET The Methodist WSCS will meet Dec. 7 for a one o'clock luncheon. Members of the Wesleyan Guild will be served earlier. Mrs. Lawrence Miller and Mrs. Jerry Payne arc chairmen. 89 YEARS OLD Mrs. Myrtle Boonc, a resident at Good Samaritan Home was 89 years old Thursday, Nov. 30, and her daughter Mrs. Ralph Dickoff served birthday cake for her. HOMEMAKERS TO MEET The Plum Creek Homemakers club will meet Wednesday, Dec. 13. Hostesses will be Joyce Keith, Marcella Carman <and Violet Davis. 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