The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 18, 1967 · Page 19
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 19

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, July 18, 1967
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Algona, T-Rivers, C-Wesley, Sentral And St. John's Win, Baseball Meets * * * —_^____ J —.—.— ..— Espe No-Hitter SPORTS Algona's Bulldogs didn't allow a hit while picking up two wins and moving into the semi-finals of the Sectional Baseball Tournament at Garrigan Field during the week. The locals were slated to face Corwith-Wesley, 2-1 winner over West Bend Friday here, for the right to enter the finals of the meet, in a fray at 7:30 p. m. Monday (last evening). The winner of that one is to meet the winner of the Rolfe-Twin Rivers game, also held Monday, in the finals Wednesday at Garrigan Field at 7:30. While the Bulldogs' first-round win over Mallard was easy, by forfeit, the second was more difficult - although the no-hit pitching of Craig Espe, who now has four this year and eight no- hitters in the past two seasons, ushered the locals to a 3-0 victory over a hustling Burt team. Burt can't be blamed too much for the defeat. Espe was great until he tired during the late innings. He whiffed the first 11 men he faced and wound up with 17 strikeouts as only the catcher, first baseman, second ' baseman and right fielder got to handle the ball besides Espe. Meanwhile, the Bulldogs had their problems against the slants of Boyd Bristow, Burt hurler who also has a pair of no-hitters this summer. It took a pair of tainted runs in the fourth and another off- color one in the next inning to I 12—Algona, (la.) Upper Des Moines Tuesday, July 18, 1967 wrap up the win, giving Algona a 16-2-1 record. Tom Claude got a hit for the locals in the home half of the first, hut was erased when Rog Meyer reachedfirstonafielder's choice. Meyer wound up on third when a pick-off attempt strayed, but died there as Bob Farnham grounded out. That's the best Algona could do until the fourth. Then Farnliam walked and scooted to third on a tap by Craig Taylor, who furnished most of the batting punch for the locals in this one. The former scored on an error and Taylor scored on a wild pitch to make it 2-0. An infield hit by Espe set up the final counter. He stole second, went to third on an error and scored when Meyer singled to left- and that's all she wrote. Espe allowed three walks and Bristow walked two. He whiffed eight. Box score: BURT (0) AB R H Stiltz 200 Batt 300 Bristow 200 H. Lavrenz 300 W. Lavrenz 300 Patterson 200 Westling 100 Ruhnke 200 Fries 200 DIAMOND'S WIN-A-HONDA CONTEST In Co-operation With No. la. Appliance • • • • • • HONDA SPORT 65 65 cc - retails at $340.00 Will be given away absolutely FREE! DRAWING WILL BE HELD SEPT. 2 You'll receive 2 additional coupons with the purchase of any Wrangler garment. This includes girls' cut-offs, boys' slacks and jeans, shirts or jackets. AGE LIMIT: 6 to 96 'Hie more often you're in — the more chances to win! •'••••••••Clip and deposit at Diamond's•••••••••% •v \ • * • • DIAMOND'S REE HONDA NAME • ADDRESS • Deposit this coupon in drawing box • at DIAMOND'S %•••••••*••••••»••••••»»••••••••****** \ Cranston ALGONA (3) Espe Claude Meyer Farnham Taylor Barr Belts Jones Pedersen Hagen Boldridge 2 0 22 0 AB 3 3 3 2 3 2 1 2 1 2 3 25 R 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 H 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 6 " ° " GARRIGAN DIPPED Garrigan's Golden Bears, who had dipped West Bend twice during the regular season, found the Bulldogs more difficult this time and dropped a 2-0 decision to the visitors in Wednesday nighfs action. The Bears, who are slated to travel to Eagle Grove for a game Thursday, gave up single runs in the first and third innings and Al Blair, West Bend hurler, allowed just three hits to hold the locals scoreless. The loss was the seventh against eight wins for the locals. The winners scored -on a hit, walk and the only Garrigan error in the first inning and added their second tally on a suicide squeeze bunt in the third. John Winkel bashed a double and Don Courtney and Kevin O'Brien got singles for the Bears' total in the fray. - o BANCROFT,SENTRAL Bancroft and Lakota registered wins in the first round of Sectional play at Bancroft Wednesday, the Johnnies having little trouble with Swea City, 10-0, while Lakota belted Titonka, 16-1. DickDiers and Steve Vaske led the St. John's win with home runs, while Hamilton and Dorenbush cracked triples in the Lakota win. The Johnnies downed Ringsted, 14-1, in five innings and Sentral sidelined Lakota, 6-2, in Friday action to advance to the finals and they were slated to meet at 8 p. m. Monday (last night). Dick Diers hurled the Bancroft win and Marlow was Sentral's hurler against Lakota. Edgington Is Feature Winner Here Friday Race fans who like their driving wild and woolly had a bang-up night of it Friday at the fairgrounds here as two Algona drivers, Jim Edgington and Gene Schattschneider, snared a major portion of the honors. There were rapid roll overs, slow spinouts, costly collisions and an end-over-end pile.up, with Jim Hempe, Britt, at the wheel, that had the crowd gasping most of the night. Fortunately, none of the drivers involved sustained so much as a dizzy spell. Manager Dwight Cook announced that the second annual Super Stock Car Championship event will be held this Friday night, with drivers from a wide area signed up for an appearance here. A $1,000 guaranteed purse should lure many of the best. Edgington topped off the rugged night of fender bending with an easy win in the feature after earlier grabbing the third heat, while Schattschneider, who lost a chance at the feature when he spun out during his heat race, walked away with the trophy dash and B-feature after roaring to the fastest time trial of Hie night, at :18.51 clocking. Hempe's rugged nip, which occurred at the end of the front stretch, came during the running of the B-feature. A well-built roll-bar cage kept him from being bruised. Practically every other event was also punctuated with a minor or major mishap, resulting in several re-starts. Other winners besides Edgington and Schattschneider were Loren Purvis, v first heat; Carl VanderWaal, second heat; and Doris Purvis, Powder Puff Derby. The 32 cars entered attracted the largest crowd of the current season, 1,900 persons. PEEWEE - Astros 38, Cubs 7; Saints 25, Cubs 25. AMERICAN-Indians 10, Tigers 7; Athletics 4, Orioles 1. NATIONAL- Pirates 11, Dodgers 4; Cards 5, Giants 1. SENIOR -Spartans 9, Warriors 6; Spartans 18, Whittemore 6. STANDINGS PEEWEE W L Colts 6 0 ENDS TUESDAY JULY 18th 1. CAST A GIANT SHADOW AND 2. AFTER THE FOX STARTS WEDNESDAY A-l FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT .'/ 2nd Big Feature .••MAN ^MARTIN Tgwj (HE KIVER TECHNICOLOR* • UNIVERSAL PICTURE "ff Mets 4 2 Saints 2 4 Astros 2 5 Cubs 2 5 AMERICAN W L Athletics 5 1 Angels 3 1 Yankees 3 1 Orioles 3 2 Indians 2 2 Tigers 0 4 Twins 0 5 NATIONAL W L Giants 5 1 Braves 4 1 Cards 4 1 Pirates 2 2 Phillies 1 3 Dodgers 0 4 Reds 0 4 SENIOR " W L Spartans 6 1 Warriors 4 3 Chiefs 3 4 Trojans 2 4 Whittemore 2 5 Wins B-Feature Jim Edgington of Algona won the B-Feature in the mid-season Super Modified Championship at Knoxville Saturday night. ENDS WED., JULY PUBUCAURT! Be on the lookout for these desperate characters! They're guilty of making people laugh too much! STARTS THURSDAY MATINEES AT 1:30 THURS. • FRI. - SAT. 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