The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 16, 1967 · Page 10
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 10

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 16, 1967
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2—Algona (la.) Upp«r De» Molnet Tuesday, May 16, 1967 '67 Sports King, Queen Barbara Knudsen and Craig Espe were named Sports Queen and King, Saturday night, at the annual Sports Dance held by Algona High School students. It is an annual affair. In the above picture, by Bruce Ritchie, the 1967 Sports King and Queen are seated, and the two standing are Dale Teeter and Sue Moulton, who were King and Queen in 1966. Dale is now a freshman at Drake University and Sue is a freshman at Cornell College, Mount Vernon. Bulldogs Opens Drills; ive Lettermen Return With only five returning lettermen on a squad of 15 expected to report for baseball drills Monday, you'd expect Coach Keith Christie to be a little down in the mouth about prospects during the coming season. It's not true. When asked about prospects, he said, without hesitation, "We should have a good club." "We'll have to get ready in a hurry," he continued, "because we start play earlier than usual in fact, our opener is this Friday at LuVerne. There are several basic things we usually do in practice sessions before the season opens that will have to be overlooked this time." Christie's lettermen include Craig Espe, who chalked up the best record a hurler ever had at Algona High last summer, a 15-0 mark that included a trio of no- hitters, Tom Claude, who had an errorless season in the infield, Bill Boldridge, a dandy outfielder who has batting problems, Roger Barr, who usually overcomes miscues with hard-rock play, and Roger Meyer, one of the best fielding third basemen this area has ever produced. One of the major problems facing the coach is a second pitcher - an item which gave him little trouble last summer. At present, it looks like Dale Pedersen and Dave Roeber will battle it out for the spot as second starter for the Bulldogs. Espe undoubtedly will remain the top man on the mound. It is hoped either Pedersen or Roeber (or both) can come through. If they do, the "good ball club" title may fit very well. Other squad members expected Monday were Tom Jones, Don Hagen, Mike Parsons, Mike Betts, Brocke Laws, Jeff Allen, Mike Dailey and Vernon Cole. Only two or three of this group has seen duty with the varsity before this year. Meyer, an outstanding hitter as a freshman, dipped to .291 last summer, but will be out to up that mark this season. He, Claude and Espe could be the top stickers on the club. If May follows the pattern it has been in so far, weather will cause lots of problems, too. If s just not easy to hold well-rounded baseball workouts with brisk winds blowing and the mercury hovering in the 40-59 degree category. Christie's 1966 club established a new won-lost record for Algona High winding up 19-3, with the final loss coming in the final round of the Sub-State Tournament. In 1964, the Bulldogs posted a 17-4 record and in 1965 the locals were 17-6, for a 53-13 three-year-mark - and that's .803 percent victories! Johnnies Post Extra-Inning Win, District St. John's of Bancroft downed Fonda, 1-0, in nine innings Wednesday in the District Tournament at Fonda, counting a run in the second extra inning to post the win. The Johnnies got their winning counter when Steve Vaske reached first on an error and was chased to third as Dick Diers belted a double. Vaske then scored as John Meyer cracked into a fielder's choice. Vaske went all the way on the hill to gain the win, giving up five hits and a pair of walks while whiffing 15. The Johnnies managed only three hits from the offerings of Evans, who struck out 10 and walked three. BASS Glenn (Jiggs) Davis of Vinton caught a largemouth bass at Haiuien Lake this month which weighed 6 Ibs., 5 oz. The fish measured 22" long, and 16 1/2" around. LuVerne Third in Sfafe Class C Track Meet LuVerne High's track team grabbed a first, second, third, fourth and fifth in the State Class C Track Meet at Cedar Falls Saturday and wound up third in the team standings. Twin Rivers placed 16th and Titonka was 30th In the large field. Placing for LuVerne were Rex Bristow, first in the long jump with a 21-1 measurement; second in the mile relay; third in the 440 relay; fourth in the 880 relay and Don Bristow was fifth in the long jump with a 20 1/2 leap. Doug Logue paced Twin Rivers, taking first in the pole vault with a 11-9 mark, while the 2- mile relay team placed fifth. Charles Trunkhill got Titonka's points when he wound up third in the 440. Algonan Helps Luther Win Track Crown Bruce Sundet, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Sundet, Algona, and a junior at Luther College, Decorah, placed second in the mile run and third in the 2-mile run as the Norsemen won their fifth straight Iowa Conference Track Meet at-Dubuque Saturday. Sundet, a 1964 graduate of Algona High School has turned in a fine record for Luther during the current track season. He played basketball and football and was on the track team prior to graduation here. Olson's Fifth In Mile Only Point For AHS Only a valiant effort and fifth place finish by young Mark Olson allowed Algona's Bulldogs to avert a shutout in the annual North Central Conference Track Meet, hold Friday at Humboldt. Olson's fifth gave the locals their only point of the Meet. Webster City won the title for the second straight year, with Humboldt and Eagle Grove not far behind. The rest of the field was also-rans. SCORING Webster City 79 Humboldt 67 Eagle Grove 66 Clear Lake Hampton Iowa Falls Clarion Algona 30 21 17 15 1 The conference fresh-soph track meet is slated at Webster City today CTuesday) and the fresh-sophs travel to Emmetsburg the following day for a dual meet. Outstanding individual performer in the Conference Meet Friday was Tim Shelton, Webster City, who grabbed three firsts. Six new records went into the books. Shirley Heimer Is Mankato Grad Shirley Heimer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Heimer, 202 W. Nebraska, Algona, la., graduated from Mankato Commercial College on April 21, 1967. While completing her studies in the Medical Secretarial course Shirley attained a very high scholastic average. Miss Heimer has accepted a position with St. Joseph Mercy hospital, Mason City, la., as a medical secretary. Is your office furniture in sad shape? Look over the new office . desks, chairs, files and safes at the Office Supply Dept. of THE UPPER DBS MOINES. NING UIDE Eat Out Often In ALGONA THE JOHNSON HOUSE ON SO. PHILLIPS SMORGASBORD Sunday Noon and Friday Night PRIVATE DINING ROOMS SEPARATE COCKTAIL LOUNGE CHARLIE'S SUPPER CLUB SO. ON 169 DINING ROOM OPEN 5:30-11:30 P. M. 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