The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 17, 1967 · Page 11
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W-C Lynx Bump Bulldogs By 27-6 Greater Speed By Visitors Is The Margin Algona High School's football team had its upset dreams smashed 27-6 Friday night at the local field by a fast Webster City team that was ranked 12th in the state. Both teams came into the game with 4-0 season records and tied for the top of the North Central Conference - prompting the Des koines Sunday Register to pick the contest as the "Game of the Week" in Iowa prep football. Lynx speed proved too much for the determined Bulldogs, however, as the Webster City attack ground out 469 total yards during the game. Webster City fielded a short Algona kick off to start the game and marched from their own 39 yard line to the Algona 37 in seven plays. Algona marched to a first down with a 13-yard blast off left tackle by Larry Taylor, but the visitor's defense stiffened and Algona was forced to punt. Tim Black got off a beautiful 40-yard boot to put the Lynx on their own 10. Webster City moved through the left side of the Algona defense all the way to the Bulldog 37, but failed again on a fourth down situation when the Algona line stacked up the Webster City fullback for a yard loss. Algona then got a 22 yard run by fullback Randy Riedinger and marched to the visitor's 35, but was forced to punt after two incomplete passes. Black lofted a nice, high kick and Webster City found itself in a hole on its own 4 yard line — but not for long. The game entered the second quarter as Webster City began a 96-yard march for the only score of the half. The Lynx ate up short yardage on plunges and countered with end sweeps. From the Algona 39, quarterback Duro went around his left end with four men leading interference and scored standing up. The kick was good and Webster City led 7-0. Punt, Pass, Kick Winners Mike Dreyer Taylor returned the following kickoff to his 31 and Algona began to pass. After one incom- pletion, quarterback Smokey Barr tossed a screen pass to Mike Betts, who followed good blocking and rambled 34 yards into enemy territory. The Lynx held on their own 38 and Black punted again to the Webster City 2. Algona held and got the ball after a punt on the Bulldog 47. With Taylor, Betts and Riedinger grinding out yardage, Algona's attack seemed destined for the goal line, Barr threw a strike to end Greg Allen on a 15 yard play to the Lynx 16, Webster City then quickly ended the threat with a nine-man line and took over on their own 18 as the half ended. The annual Punt, Pass and Kick Contest, sponsored this year jointly by Taylor Motor Co. and the Algona JayCees, was held Thursday, Oct. 12, at the Athletic Park at 7 p. m. and first place winners in each of six divisions will participate in zone competition Oct. 21. First, second and third place winners in each of six age groups are shown above. They are, left to right (in groups of three by age, lined up front to back, first, second and third), age 8, Steve Rochleau, Vincent Volk and Alan Ritchie; age 9, Richard Stangl, Bruce Knudsen and Steve Winkel. Age 10, John Peterson, Mark Harris and Steve Hutzell; age 11, Tim McGuire, Tom Kinseth and Joel Sindelar. Age 12, Larry Grown, Jack Schoby and Elaine Meyer; and age 13, Dan Struecker, Randy Smith and Chuck Farrell. (Dave Riley Photo) 12-Algona (la.) Upper Op 5 Moinr-s Tuesday, Oct. 17, 1967 *»»*"» S PO RTS Webster City kicked to open the second half and the Bulldogs started from their 40. After two line plunges, Barr circled his left end for a 14-yard gain and two plays later, pitched a screen pass to Betts for another 11 yards—to the visitor's 33. The Lynx defense toughened and Black punted to the Webster City 5. Two plays later, Webster City's Tim McKinney went off- tackle for a startling 82-yard TD. The point after was blocked, but the Lynx led 13-0. Algona then moved to the Lynx 11-yard line with a productive series of downs - including a 39 yard pass from Barr to Betts. Then Webster City held and took over on downs. From the Webster City 40, Barr lofted a perfect spiral to Allen, who was forced out of bounds on the 7. On the next play, hard-driving Riedinger blasted through the center of the line for Algona's score. Black's PAT attempt was wide and the score stood at 13-6 with less than a minute left in the third quarter. On the first play of the final quarter, the Lynx quarterback swung around his right end and raced 31 yards into the end zone. The PAT kick was good and Webster City held a 20-6 lead. After the kickoff, the Lynx held and took over on their own 48. They quickly marched to the Algona 10-yard line, where a spectacular catch by Shelton put the Lynx on the Scoreboard. The big halfback leaped over the Algona defenders, tipped the ball with one hand and caught it as he fell to the ground onhisback- with his feet barely inside the end zone. The kick-after was good and the score was 27-6. The Bulldogs played every minute of the game determined to upset the Lynx, but were out- manned. The Bulldog line effort was led by Don Hagen, Jim Utt, Tom Jones, Mike Dreyer, Steve Claude and Phil Bode and company. NORTH CENTRAL STANDINGS W L Webster City 4 0 ALGONA 3 1 Clarion 3 1 Hampton 3 1 Humboldt 2 2 Eagle Grove 1 3 Clear Lake 0 4 Iowa Falls 0 4 Titonka 13-7 Loser; Still Without Win Woden-Crystal Lake scored its first State Line Conference win of the season Friday night at Titonka 13-7. The Tigers are 2-3 over-all. Titonka is winless in four games. Jack Larson rambled 80 yards for one Woden-Crystal Lake score and Merv Lemmon added the other, Larson scored an extra point on a run. Steve Heyer scored for Titonka. Darrel Harms picked up the extra point on a run. ONIONS Mrs. Jim Kann, Belle Plaine, raised some giant onions this season. Four of them weighed 2 1/2 to 3 pounds each. Twin Rivers Blasts Laurens 52-8 Friday Twin Rivers blasted Laurens 52-8 in a Twin Lakes conference game at Bode Friday night. Roger Clark scored three times for Twin Rivers. He returned a kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown, intercepted a pass and went 35 yards, and caught a pass from Doug Logue that was good for 65 yards. Mike Christensen and Steve Bergum teamed up twice for 32 and 33 yard pass plays and two touchdowns. Craig Kinseth and Calvin Haug did the same on four yard and 35 yard pass plays and two more touchdowns. Dale Rossing plunged one yard for another TD. Laurens scored on a safety in the third quarter, and Barry Mohler ran five yards for the lone touchdown. State Senator Will Address GOP Women Kossuth county Republican Women will be hosts for a meeting of the Sixth District Council of Republican Women Tuesday, Oct. 17, at the Algona Country Club. The program will include a 12:30 p.m. luncheon to which all interested persons are invited. Speaker will be Sen. David Stanley of Muscatine. Luncheon reservations must be made by Friday, Oct. 13. For reservations call Mrs. Richard Thoreson, 295-5967, or Mrs. Leon Martin, 295-5768. A business meeting will proceed the luncheon beginning with registration at 9 a.m. 2 Sons In Service Pfc. Tom Stoffel of Willmar, Minrf. completed crypto-graph school at Fort Monmouth, N. J. last week, and is now home for 30 days, the first time since entering service in January. His new assignment will be in the Philippines. Last weekend Tom visited with his brother Jim who is in the Navy stationed on the Tidewater in Norfolk, Va. The Tidewater just recently got back from duty in the Mediterranean. The boys are sons of former Algona residents, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Stoffel. Safety Patrol School safety patrol youngsters in this city are being given a special training course this week by Mr. Wilson R, Morrison of Des Moines, traffic safety consultant for the Motor Club of Iowa. Schools participating are Lucia Wallace, Bertha Godfrey, Bryant and St Cecelia's. POTATOES Ben Davis, Fayette, harvested eight bushel of potatoes from 10 Ibs. this season. One of the large crop weighed two pounds. STATE LINE W L Sentral 4 0 Thompson 31/2 1/2 Swea City 11/2 11/2 Armstrong 1 2 Lincoln- Central 1 2 Woden- Crystal 1 3 Titonka 0 3 Sentral Edges S-City, 20-7 For Five Straight Sentral's unbeaten Satellites posted a 20-7 State Line Conference victory over Swea City at the latter site Friday night. The winners came up with two last-quarter touchdowns to post the win over the rugged Trojans after each club came up with seven points during the first half. The winners, now 5-0 under Coach Bert Hanson, got their first TD on a three yard pass from Jim Geitzenauer to Ken Marlow. Jerry Nerem ran for the point after to make it 7-0 in the first period. Swea City, coached by Wayne Baker, tied the count in the second stanza as Mike Johnson hit John Van Norman with a 37 yard touchdown pass and Newlin kicked the extra point. It was still 7-7 when the clubs went into the fourth period. Nerem then counted twice, on two yard and one yard smashes, with Geitzenauer passing to Owen Kerber for the extra point after the second. Nerem, who came up with 14 tackles and a pass interception, and Randy Bierle were singled out by Coach Hanson.for their defensive play. The Sentral club travels to Woden-Crystal Lake Friday night in an attempt to pick up win number six. Statistics: S SC First downs 12 12 Passes • 20-10 5-1 Yds. passing 136 37 Passes int. by 2 2 Yds. rushing 156 156 Total yds. gained 292 193 Yds. penalized 25 20

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