The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 20, 1967 · Page 1
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Second Straight No-Hitter By Espe Gives AHS Victory Algona's Bulldogs and Twin Rivers moved into a big Sectional Baseball Tournament fray at Garrigan Field last night (Wednesday) with victories at separate sites Monday evening. The Bulldogs chalked up their 17th win against two losses and a tie, downing Corwith-Wesley, 5-0, behind the no-hit pitching of Craig Espe, while Twin Rivers got a two-hit job from Doug Logue and a 6-2 win over Rolfe. St. John's of Bancroft dumped Sentralat Bancroft, 23-0. Espe's ninth no-hitter (during the past two years) proved to be his second straight as he bested John and Jim Maw, Cor with- Wesley twins, on the hill. Algona managed only seven hits - and it took some loose fielding by the losers in the seventh inning to allow the charges of Coacli Keith Christie to put the game out of reach witli a 3-run rally without benefit of a hit. Actually, the way things turned out, Algona got the only run needed in the top of the first when Espe tripled and scored on an error. A hit later in the inning by Rog Meyer was wasted. The next Algona counter came in the top of the fourth. Craig Taylor singled and three errors later scored. That made it 2-0 until the seventh when a walk to Bill Boldridge started off a wild spree which was helped along by two errors, three stolen bases and a fielder's choice. Boldridge, Espe and Meyer scored the runs. Espe had four one-two-three innings, the first, second, sixth and seventh and allowed only one runner, Jim Maw, to reach second. That was in the third after a walk and ground out. He struck out 14 and walked just two, while the Bulldogs had 15 men whiff and two walk. Espe and Meyer each got a pair of Algona's hits. Box Score: ALGONA (5) AB R H Espe 4 2 2 Claude 4 0 1 Meyer 4 1 2 Pedersen 300 SPORTS Taylor Ban- Jones Farnham Hagen Boldridge /"• \1JT7 ft T-<tr 4 3 1 3 3 2 31 /r\\ 1 0 0 0 0 1 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 7 Vaske was also 3-for-4 at the plate as every St. John's player had at least one blow in the contest. The Johnnies were slated to meet Thompson last night (Wednesday) at Bancroft. St. John's took a 17-1 record into the game. Gray 300 John Maw 300 Widen 300 Fox 300 DeGroote 300 Krebs 200 Jim Maw 000 Johnson 200 DeWaard 200 21 0 0 The victory was Espe's 12th this year without a defeat. He was 15-0 a year ago and 6-6 as a sophomore, so now has a combined record of 33-6, including 30 in a row. - o - TWIN RIVERS WINS Twin Rivers counted two runs in the first, one in the fifth and three in the sixth on the way past Rolfe at Livermore. The victory was the 12th in 20 outings for the Pirates this season. Twin Rivers was led at the plate by Steve Brock with a pair of singles and Jim Collins with a triple. The losers committed six errors. - o - IT'S JOHNNIES 22-0 St. John's of Bancroft counted four runs in the first, seven in the second, five in the fourth and six in the fifth, while banging out 15 hits in its win over Sentral. Steve Vaske hurled a one-hitter for the winners and the losers committed five errors. Losing, hurler was Marlow. Swimmers Edge Opponents In Triangular Algona's swimming team showed superior strength July 13 in defeating Emmetsburg and Estherville in a triangular meet at the Algona pool. The Algona team won 20 of 44 events to score 237 points, with Emmetsburg second with 194 points and Estherville third with 181. Algona swimmers were particularly strong in the Boys 12 & under group, where they won five of six events, with Shannon Lynch and Paul Martin turning in one- two sweeps in both freestyle events. Because many events were at longer distances than in previous years, the number of opportunities for setting records was reduced, but two new records were registered. The first was the boys 13-15 100 meter freestyle relay team, composed of Ryan Lynch, Jon Clapsaddle, Bob Lickteig, and Bruce Marshall, which set an Algona record of 1:02.8. The second was a pool and Algona swim record of 35.3 seconds by Jim Johnson in the boys 16 & over 50 meter breastroke. Jim John- son also won the 100 meter individual medley and the 50 meter butterfly in his age group. In the Individual Medley, Kevin Lynch finished second for another first— second combination. Double winners for Algona were Shannon Lynch in the boys 12 & under 50 freestyle and 25 free, with Paul Martin finishing second in each for sweeps; Skip Perkins in the boys 14 & over one meter diving and open three meter diving; and Ryan Lynch in the boys 13-15 50 meter breaststroke and 50 meter freestyle, with Jon Clapsaddle finishing second in the free for a one-two sweep. Other Algona individual winners were Barb Dimond in the 12 & under 25 backstroke, with Candy Puffer second for a sweep; Randy (Buckshot) Nielsen in 12 & under boys 25 backstroke, with John Peterson second; Bruce Marshall, who won the boys 1315 25 meter butterfly; Bob Smith in the 16 & over 50 meter freestyle; and Sue Walker in 13-15 50 breastroke. Other relay teams which won for Algona were the boys 12 & under 100 meter freestyle and medley relays, both by John Peterson, Shannon Lynch, Buckshot Nielsen, and Paul Martin; the boys 13-15 100 m freestyle relay, composed of Ryan Lynch, Jon Clapsaddle, Bob Lickteig and Bruce Marshall; and the boys 16 & over 200 meter freestyle relay, with Kevin Lynch, Bob Smith, Tim Clark and Jim Johnson swimming. The girls 13-15 100 m free relay, Kathy Straub, Ann Schutter, Debbie Utt and Susan Walker, tied Emmetsburg for first. Other Algona swimmers who scored points, but did not win events were Javier Febles, Duke Straub, Misty Lloyd, Mary Straub and Sergio Febles. The next swim meet for the team will be a quadrangular at Estherville Wednesday evening, July 19. The Algona swimming team was hosted at Emmetsburg July 5 and was dunked by the Emmetsburg team, 211 1/2 to 140 1/2. Algona divers proved to be a strong point, winning 3 of 4 events. Sue Walker won both 13 & under and 14 & over girls one meter diving events. Buckshot Nielsen placed first in 13 & under one meter and third in 14 & over one meter. Paul Martin finished second in 13 & under one meter. Triple Algona winners were Jim Johnson and Susan Walker. Double winners were Shannon' Lynch, Buckshot Nielsen and Jen- nifer Limbaugh. Ann Taylor won one event. Algona won the 12& under boys freestyle and the 13-15 boys freestyle. Ringsted Edges Titonka In Girls Softball Ringsted girls edged the Titonka girls 12-11 in softball action Thursday night. Ringsted scored five runs in the first inning to force Titonka to play catch-up ball. Kathy Hansen was the winning pitcher. Jo Fox was the losing pitcher. Linda Jensen hit a three-run -homer and Kathy Wentworth and Kathy Hansen each hit a double and a triple for the winners. Thursday, July 20, 1967 Algona (la.) Upper Des Moinej-3 Races Friday Butch Householder, who will be in action during the races at the fairgrounds here tomorrow (Friday) night, copped the feature at the North Iowa fairgrounds, Mason City, Sunday night before a crowd of 1,880 fans. Shiney Hilbert captured the -first heat. He's also from Algona. Householder also won the special event and was second in a heat, while Hilbert was second in the special and fourth in the feature. r Little League SCORES RESULTS PEEWEE - Saints 21, Colts 17; Mets 5, Astros 3. AMERICAN - Angels 11, Tigers 0; Indians 8, Yankees 5. NATIONAL - Reds 13, Dodgers 4; Phillies 5, Pirates 3. SENIOR - Whittemore 12, Trojans 3; Warriors 23, Chiefs 6. GIRLS SOFTBALL RESULTS NOVICE -Orioles 38, Redbirds 17; Robins 30, Jays 17. JUNIOR - Lions 11, Gophers 10; Colts 9, Hawks 4. SENIOR - Rockets 17, Astros 8; Jets 28, Missiles 8. MENS SOFTBALL RESULTS Bomgaars 22, Petersens 7; Baptists 11, Buschers 9; Warriors 14, Burt 11; Bunnies 7, Rat Pack 4. Sentral, Woden Post Wins In Girls Softball Woden-Crystal Lake beat Ringsted 18-8. Kathy Leerar hit a home run for the winners in the third and Pat Sorenson had four hits. Pam Isebrand got the win. Cindy Lockwood got Sentral's 18-4 win. Diane Uthof had three hits. Sentral of Fenton and Woden- Crystal Lake won girls Softball sectional softball games Monday night. Fire Tuesday Evening The Algona Fire Department was called to the Blue and White One-Stop Cafe on South Phillips Street at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday evening to extinguish a small blaze of undetermined origin. Algona Scout Troop Gets Many Awards Boy Scout Troop 70 of Algona returned home July 15 from summer camp at the Prairie Gold Camp at West Okoboji. Six boys, Erman Hansen, Gene Chrischilles, Owen Davies, Steve Schneider, Callen Carson and Mike Koob completed their requirements for 2nd class Scouts. Nine boys, Mike Moulton, David Beisell, Scott Buchanan, Tim and Mike Rooney, Dan Beisell, Craig Lemkee, Jeff Higgs and Eugene Hunt, excelled in special merit badge fields and got 36 awards. During parent's night campfire activities, Scott Buchanan, Mike Moulton, David Beisell and Dr. Joseph Rooney were tapped out and accepted into the Order of the Arrow. This is an organization of Scouts and leaders dedicated to Scouting and service to other Scouts. At the closing campfire Friday evening, Troop 70 was given an award of merit. The Flaming Arrow patrol received the Golden Spoke award for having more than 20 per cent of their patrol in camp. The Eagle Patrol received the Golden Wheel award for having 100 per cent of their patrol in camp along with the troop senior patrol leader. Troop 70 also received the most coveted award presented at camp, the "Barney E" award. This award is for proficiency in troop and patrol camping, a neat secure campsite, uniformed troop, campsite lay-out and excellence in camp participation. Dr. Joseph Rooney, assistant Scoutmaster, and Dick Beisell, Scoutmaster, attended camp with the troop. Troop 70 is sponsored by the Algona Rotary Club. Plum Creek Elite The monthly meeting of the Plum Creek Elite 4-H Club was held on July 8, at the home of Terry Tjaden. Roll call was answered by 12 members. Talks were given by Annette Gilbride and Lorelie Keith. Demonstrations were given by Patty Marshall, Alice Bode, Terry Tjaden, and Kim Priebe. Mrs. Violet Benschoter gave two presentations, "Doodles in Wood" and "Accessories for the Home." The next meeting will be held at the home of Mamie Miller Aug. 12. AT KOSSUTH SPEEDWAY (FAIRGROUNDS - ALGONA) JULY 21 SECOND ANNUAL SUPER STOCK CAR CHAMPIONSHIP THIS WEEK, WITH MANY OF THE TOP DRIVERS FROM A WIDE AREA SIGNED TO COMPETE FOR A $1,000 GUARANTEED PURSE! TIME TRIALS - 8:30; RACES - 9 P.M. ADMISSION: ADULTS - ONLY $1.25 CHILDREN UNDER 12 - 50c COME ONE COME ALL ! KOSSUTH SPEEDWAY ALGONA, IOWA Families Are Invited To Attend This Event In Estherville For The Open House Of The Big New Kent Feed Plant! 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. BBWfcllVI VHH9V • Wl • IIV WM1 Sunday, July 23 * FREE DOOR PRIZES! 1st-20" Color TV Set 2nd — One Ton Kent Feed 3rd — '/z Ton Kent Feed 4th - 1 Oth - !4 Ton Kent Feed * MUSIC BY LEO GRECO! And his Request Time Band playing your favorites. * RIDES AND REFRESHMENTS! Free major carnival rides, free sandwiches, pop and ice cream. Fun for all ages ! Circle this date — July 23 (Sunday) — and be sure to bring your family to see one of the most modern, efficient feed plants in Iowa. Be a part of another Growth Step by Kent Feed, Inc. FUN FOR ALL ! * FREE GIFTS! Each family will receive a free gift — and free balloons and pencils for all youngsters I * PLANT TOURS CONDUCTED! * EDUCATIONAL FILM STRIPS! * MANY OTHER ATTRACTIONS KENT MICRO-MATIC ESTHERVILLE, IOWA EED PLANT

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