The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 25, 1967 · Page 18
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Gophers Share Junior Loop Title July * 5 ' 1W A ' 90no ' (lo ' } Uppar pe> Motn "" 13 Three teams tied for the championship of the Junior League in Algona's Girls' Softball set-up this summer. One of those teams, the Gophers, are shown here. Members of the squad, which won five and lost three, are, front row, left to right, Cindy Sheakley, Carol Nelson, Jeri Rae Anderson, Mickey Marshall and Kay Skilling. In back, left to right, Coach Bob Diekmann, Connie Diekmann, Connie Birk, Kim Hensley, Dana Clapsaddle and Gail Sindelar. Not present when the photo was snapped were Mary Morz and Shelley Smith. (UDM Newsfoto) Bulldogs, Johnnies Win Way Into District Meet Algona's Bulldogs and Bancroft St. John's Johnnies moved into the first round of summer District Baseball Tournament action with wins here and at Bancroft Wednesday night — and were slated to run headlong into each other at Garrigan Field here last night (Monday), That meeting was tabbed as a real dandy. The Johnnies, who scored 54 runs in three Sectional victories, carried an 18-1 season mark into the fray, while the Bulldogs were 18-2-1. St. John's only loss of the campaign came at the hands of Twin Rivers, 2-0, earlier, while Aglona fell to Hampton and Lu- Verne on the way to an easy crown in the North Central Conference race. Coach V. J. Meyer's club dumped Thompson, 8-3, and Algona got past Twin Rivers, 8-1, in Sectional finales Wednesday. St. John's rapped nine hits and committed three errors, while Thompson managed four hits from the offerings of Dick Diers, starting Johnnie hurler, and Steve Vaske, who finished up, and committed two errors. Diers and Vaske combined to whiff 13, while giving up seven walks. McGrath was the losing hurler, striking out four and issuing eight passes. A three-run third inning and four-run fifth inning, plus a single tally in the fourth, gave the charges of Coach Keith Christie their victory over Twin Rivers, which carried a 12-8 record into the game. Craig Espe, Algona's ace lefty, went all the way on the .hill and picked up his 13th win; of the year without a loss. It was also his 29th straight victory over a three-year period, including the final game of his sophomore season and 15 straight last summer. Doug Logue, who started his fourth game in eight days for the losers, took the loss and was relieved by Steve Bergum during the fifth inning uprising by the Bulldogs. A majority of Algona's runs were unearned. Espe cracked a double in the fifth which chased two runners home and Rog Meyer stroked an important single during the third inning rally. Bob Farnham garnered a pair of Algona's seven blows in the fray. A single by Dale Fredrick plated the Twin Rivers run in the top of the fourth. Box score: TWIN RIVERS (1) AB R H Collins 200 Pentico 300 Brock 3 1 1 Kinseth 300 Bergum 200 Haug 300 Fredrick 201 Logue 300 Dale 200 Wehrspann 100 24 1 1 ALGONA (8) Espe Claude Meyer Hagen Taylor Barr Farnham Jones Boldridge AB 2 3 4 3 3 4 4 2 3 R 1 0 1 1 1 0 2 1 1 H 1 0 1 0 1 1 2 0 1 28 8 Algona Golfer Wins Tourney At Bancroft The North Kossuth Golf Club at Bancroft held its annual Women's Invitational Tournament Wednesday. Vivian Hagen of Algona won the championship flight, with two other Algonans, Erma Dee Cook and Dorothy White, finishing second and third. Hattie Robinson, Bancroft, won the first flight, with Joy Tjaden, Titonka, second and Darleen Kayler, Bancroft, third, Second flight winner was Louise Markick, Armstrong, with Marvel Halverson, Ledyard, second, and Alice Kennedy, Bancroft, third. Third flight went to Doris Kemna, Bancroft, while Evelyn Mescher and Dorcas McNertney, both of Bancroft, were second and third. Longest putt of the day was by Jenny Taylor, Algona; the longest drive by Joy Tjaden of Titonka; and best score on the 18th hole, Vera Erpelding, Wesley. 2,500 Persons At Thrilling Stock Program The largest throng of race fans in at least two years witnessed a pretty fair set of sprints during the running of the second annual Super Stock Car Championship at the fairgrounds here Friday night. Total attendance was estimated at 2,500 and a portion of a guaranteed purse of $1,000 went to many of the 40 drivers present. Another weekly race program is slated tills Friday, with time trials to begin at 8:30 p. m. Butch Householder, who went to the sidelines with a smashed- in front end along with Gene Schattschneider and Leo Christiansen during the running of the trophy dash, nabbed victory in the A-feature after a frantic repair job by his pit crew. He stayed in front of Jim Edgington, who pressed him all the way. While there were many minor (and major) mishaps during the evening, the most exciting single action came near the end of the feature when -Les Frieden, West Bend pilot who has done well here recently, took a sudden crack-the-whip spin In the front stretch, escaped a roll or flip and managed to finish the race. The spin was the result of a hang- up of his auto and another and the Frieden car was dragged, then whipped viciously down the track. Four cars richocheted into a pile-up early in the trophy dash and Householder and Christiansen went out. Schattschneider managed to remain in the running, but moments later, after a restart, was the victim of a chain- reaction mishap that smashed in the front of his car and sent him to the pits for good. Householder had the best time trial at :19.32, with Schattschneider second, :19.62; while Loren Pruvis took the trophy dash; Carl VanderWaal, Del Stokey and Edgington copped heat races, and George Barton captured the B-feature. Hamilton Is Junior Golf Winner Here John Hamilton, winner of the JayCee Junior Golf Tournament here last year, captured the Junior Golf crown at Algona Country Club last week. Hamilton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hamilton, fired a 79 over the 18- hole trial, winning the crown by two strokes. In second place in the championship flight were Kim Sloniker and Don Hagen, 81, while Bruce Olson had an 83. Olson was winner of the 1967 JayCee meet. All four qualified for participation in the Men's Championship Tournament at the club. Top four in the first flight were Ryan Lunch, 99, John Pittman and Jim Cubit, 102, and Tim Will, 104, while Walt Bradley, 112, Jim Harris, 114, Mickey Anderson, 116, and Mark Montag, 120, topped the second flight. Local Swimmers Finish Third, Spencer Meet The Algona swimming team traveled to Estherville Wednesday, July 19, for a quadrangular meet with Spencer, Emmetsburg and Estherville. Algona swimmers finished third, with Spencer first, Estherville, second, and Emmetsburg fourth. Algona won six events, with the following swimmers winning: Paul Martin, Shannon Lynch, Buckshot Nielsen and Beanie Chrischilles in the boys 12 and under 100-yard freestyle relay; Jon Clapsaddle in the boys 1315 25-yard freestyle; Buckshot Nielsen in the boys 12 and under 25-yard backstroke; and Jim Johnson in boys' 16 and over 50-yard butterfly, 50-yard backstroke and 100-yard freestyle. The next meet for the team will be the Scenic City Open Hall of Fame Swimming and Diving meet at Iowa Falls July 30. Stapleton Of ISU To Speak Here Aug. 7 The Kossuth county Cyclone Club is holding a buffet meal Monday, Aug. 7, at 7 p.m. at Van's Cafe, according to Dr. Jerry Shey, president, of Algona. Clay Stapleton, new athletic director at Iowa State University, will be the featured speaker. Reservations for this meeting can be made with Dr. Shey or any of the board members. Board members are: Don Budlong, Titonka; Jim Everds, Algona; James Rock, Swea City; Owen Curry, LuVerne; Jim Mullins, Corwith; and Galen DeValols, Algona. mm RESULTS PeeWee - Mets 25, Saints 21; Colts 31, Cubs 29; American Tigers 7, Twins 6; Orioles 17, Indians 1; National- Braves 12, Dodgers 11; Pirates 9, Cards 4; Senior - Spartans 7, Trojans 0. STANDINGS PEEWEE Colts Mets Saints Astros Cubs AMERICAN Athletics Angels Orioles Yankees Indians Tigers Twins NATIONAL Braves Giants Cards Pirates Phillies Reds Dodgers SENIOR Spartans Warriors Chiefs Whittemore Trojans W 7 6 3 2 2 W 5 4 4 3 3 1 0 W 5 5 4 3 2 1 0 W 7 5 3 3 2 L 1 2 5 6 6 L 1 1 2 2 3 5 6 L 1 1 2 3 3 4 6 L 1 3 5 5 6 GIRLS SOFTBALL RESULTS Novice - Redbirds 11, Jays 9; Orioles 31, Robins 8; Junior Gophers 18, Hawks 8; Lions 12, Colts 9; Bears 15, Gophers 10; Senior - Jets 12, Rockets 9; Astros 15, Missiles 3. STANDINGS NOVICE (Final) Orioles Robins Redbirds Jays Canaries JUNIOR Colts Gophers Lions Bears Hawks SENIOR (Final) Jets Rockets Bombers Astros Missiles W 6 6 5 2 1 W 5 5 5 2 2 W 7 6 4 2 1 L 2 2 3 6 7 L 3 3 3 5 5 L 1 2 4 6 7 MEN'S SOFTBALL STANDINGS Bunnies Rat Pack Warriors Bomgaars Burt Baptists Buschers Petersons W 4 3 3 2 2 1 1 0 L 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4

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