The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 1, 1968 · Page 9
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It's Hootenanny Time, Sunday Night, In G.H.S. Gym It's a time for swinging and fun, Sunday evening, Feb. 4, at Garrigan High School, when a Home Talent Hootenanny will be held in the auditorium with 15 or more acts to lie presented, and a dance to follow. While the event is being sponsored to help raise money for the annual school carnival, the home talent acts are not limited to the school, and the general public is invited. About 15 acts had already entered on Wednesday, with more expected. Deadline for entering is Friday. Any groups interested should contact Garrigan High School. A dance will follow the program, all included in UK- one dollar admission fee. Entries already in the fold include Rose Studer in a singing act; Jane Penton, Rhonda Schuller and Eileen Penton in a dancing trio; a double quartet from Garrigan; "The Sounds", a musical group from Algona High; Jeanne Zender in a specialty dance number; Jeanne and JoAnne Crotty in a singing skit; Frank and Paul Hildman in a country western presentation; Judy Scobba and Linda Ruhnke in hootenanny folk music; a singing act from Britt; Butch Underkofler of Bancroft in a singing number; Pat, Dave and Steve Besch in a singing act; and others. Sentral Boys Run Record To 12-2 10-Algona la.) Upper Des Moinej Thursday, Feb. 1, 1968 Rich Black of Algona High, and Pat Besch, Jeanne Milder and Mary K. Miller of Garrigan are cooperating in preparing the program. Every student attending will get credit for his class with his admission, and parents of the students will give the same credit to the class of their student. There is competition between the GHS classes in this matter. The Hootenanny contestants will be judged and the top performers as selected by the judges will get prizes. Sentral boys' basketball team ran its season mark to 12-2 with a victory over Rake Tuesday night. Coach of the Satellites is Bert Hansen, while assistant is Bill Raasch. Members of the squad, shown in the Sentral School photo above, are. left to rieht. Bill Duncan. Gary Laabs, Dan Kennedy, Jerry Nerem, Ken Marlow, Howard Mueller, Delon Jentz, Bob Bierle, Jim Geitzenauer, Bruce Gerhart, Mark Voigt and Owen Kerber. Both of Sentral's defeats so far this season have been at the hands of Thompson's improved club, one less by one point, the other by 20. Three Basketball Games, Wrestling Meet On Tap For Local Sports Fans There'll be no easing of activity for high school athletic squads in this area during the coming weekend. For Algona fans, there are no less than four events slated in two nights, Friday and Saturday. Friday night will find the Algona High wrestlers under ' Coach Champ Martin, hosting Osage in the final home dual meet of the current season; while Garrigan's Golden Bears, who barely missed winning their second straight CYO class AA title Sunday, will be at home for a basketball session with Mason City Newman; and Algona's basketball Bulldogs hit the road for a North Central Conference fray at Hampton. The following night, Algona will host Estherville's fine basketball team in an annual non-conference fray. Coach Steve McCall's Bears will undoubtedly be on the war path against Newman. The Knights downed the locals, 6248, in the second game of the year, Dec. 8, at Mason City and Garrigan proceeded to capture its next 10 before falling to Sioux City Heelan, 56-54, in the overtime CYO finals at Sioux City Sunday night. So the Bears will be putting an 11-2 mark on the line against the Newman crew. They have a 68.5 offensive average and 51.4 defensive mark so far, having scored 891 points and given up 688. Jack Muller, who for the first time tills season was stopped short of double figures by Heelan, has counted 241 points and is averaging 18.5 per game. Next to him are Dave McCarthy, 129, 9.9; and Kevin O'Brien, 116, 9.7. Then come Jim Fickbohm, 93, 7.1; Jim Walker, 88, 6.7; Steve Wingert, 82, 6.3; John Winkel, 41, 3.7; and Mike Elbert, 40, 3.6. The Bears were cold in their loss to Newman in the first meeting — and you can bet your bottom dollar they'll be out to burn the nets off the hoops Friday. Algona High dumped Hampton, 72-51, in the first meeting of the teams here Dec. 15- and will be out for a repeat over a club that at present has a 1-9 record in the loop, Coach Howie Stephenson, however, is trying to convince his squad members that it is possible to go to sleep against the wrong club on a given night and .bingo - you're beat! And U»« drive to Hampton is a long one, Algona shared two games last weekend, downing Humboldt, 6801, here and dropping a 63.58 decision at Webster City, incidentally, the loss to the Lynx W»8 tUe first to Webster City 1ft bwketteil |or six years, and it iBd«4 », 5-game winning streak wh.o now are 7-3 0»3 over-all. Uuvo a 05 SPORTS scoring average and a 58.2 defensive mark. They have scored 845 points and given up 757. Top scorer right now (and this is a dandy race) is Dale Pederson with 187 points and a 14.4 average, with Rog Meyer almost as close as a" quarter to 12 with 186 and a 14.3 average. Next in line are Tom Jones, 125, 9.7; Rich Black, 122, 9.4; Craig Taylor, 72, 6.5; and Mike Betts, 59, 5.4. And, if the Bulldogs are up for Hampton, they'll have to be higher the next night when rugged Estherville shows up. The Midgets have lost only three games, including a pair of close ones to vaunted (and undefeated) Storm Lake, and one to Sibley, another top-rated club. Meanwhile, the Martinmen, assured of a better-than .500 dual meet finish, will try to frost the cake with a victory over Osage, then climax the year with a win over Clear Lake there five nights later. The club has a 6-3 record - and those three losses have come by the slim total of only seven points. All in all, it's a fine mark. The locals did well in the conference meet at Clear Lake Saturday, finishing right behind the first and second clubs, Eagle Grove and Humboldt. And they did it with only one individual champion, Steve Claude, at 127. Martin had four men who lost in finales and finished second. They were Rob Claude, Don Camp, Phil Bods and Steve Fitzpatrick at 120, 145, 154 and 180, respectively, while Lance Rutledge, 133, and Larry Taylor, 138, wound up third with wins in consolation wind-ups. Champ has a number of lads that can't finish under .500 when the dual meet season ends. The squad will then ready itself for Sectional, District and State Tournament activity. Sentral Makes It 12 And 2 With Rake Win Sentral high boys downed Rake Tuesday night on the Sentral court, 85 to 69. Coach Bert Hansen's team led all the way, taking a 27-16 lead in the first quarter, and going into the second half, 54 to 26. Reserves finished out the last quarter for Sentral. Five Sentral players were in double figures in the game which now gives Sentral a 12 and 2 record. Bob Bierle accounted for 25 points, and was high point man for the game. Howard Mueller canned 12, Ken Marlow 17, Jim Geitzenauer 17 and Owen Kerber 14. Haugen of Rake led his team's scoring with 23. The Sentral "B" team lost a close one to the Rake B quint, 34 to 32. Sentral takes on Lakota, there, Friday night, and a tough game is the prospect. LuVerne Boys And Girls Each Win Tuesday LuVerne racked up a pair of wins over Boone Valley Tuesday night, the girls winning the opener, 54-44, while the boys took the finale, 81-68. The win by the boys was their 12th in 14 outings. The girls led 13-11, 26-25 and 40-36 at the quarter buzzers on the way to their victory as Connie Hefty counted 32 points, Michele Coyle 12 and Linda Wilhelm 10. Vicky Klassie was high for the losers with 16. It was LuVerne all the way in the boys' game, too, as the Lions held the upper hand at the quarter breaks, 21-16, 45-27 and 6245, with Duane Will leading the winners with 27 points, while Don Bristow counted 18, Doug Nelson 17 and Lee Schipull 10. Randy Hansen led Boone Valley with 23. Semi-Finals Of GHS Grade Meet Tonight Play opened in the Garrigan Grade School Basketball Tournament here Monday night, with winners of the first four games slated to meet in the semi-finals tonight (Thursday). St. Benedict downed Algona" Warriors, 17-16; St. Joe dumped Humboldt, 29-19; Algona Celtics pasted Wesley, 57-23; and Whittemore raced past Algona Royals, 38-18, Monday. Whittemore will meet St. Joe at 7 p.m. and the Celtics will tangle wit!) St. Benedict at 8 in semifinal action Thursday night. The Celtics won the regular season crown. A consolation contest will be held at 7, featuring Thursday night's losers, followed by the championship game at 8p.m.Sat- urday. Driver Kilucalioii NT\V YORK— Mihoii.^li in Minimi- pi cniiiiii) ilisi minis air .i\:iilalj|r in snick-ill's wh-j i nm pk'lc ri'«miii/i(l dii\'i i-iliu.i- lion (oursrs. siuli ((>IIIMI .in- ofTurd in only aliinit I ."..nun o| the Minion's IK.nod public hi«jli schools, according lo die Insiir uuce Inlormaiion liisiimu. Swea City Is Victor Over Titonka, 71-59 Swea City's Trojan basketball team defeated Titonka Tuesday night, 71-59 at the Swea City gym in a game which saw six Trojans score in double figures. Center Bill Lofstrom led the scoring for the home club with 15 points. Ed Berg had 12 while Tom Davidson, Jeff Newlin, Randy Newlin and Mark Reynolds all finished with 11. Titonka, which led at the half 35-31, was paced by Barrel Harms' 19 points. Rod Isebrand and John Kiley also scored in double figures with 15 and 12, respectively. The win brought the Swea City season record to 7-8. The Trojans travel to Burt Friday night for another State Line Conference game. Pederson And Meyer, AHS, In Top Ten Latest official statistics from the North Central Conference, released Wednesday morning, show Algona's Dale Pederson and Roger Meyer among the top 10 scorers In the loop. Pederson has 157 points in league action for a 15.7 average, good for seventh place, while Meyer has 143 points and a 14.3 average for tenth. Ken Grabinski, top performer for Clear Lake's undefeated Lions, leads the scoring with 258 points and a 28.4 average (he's on his way to a record) and is also the top re- bounder with an average of 17.8 per contest. The Lions also lead the loop in offensive and defensive averages with 76.5 and 58.3 marks, while Algona's second place club ranks fourth in offense and fifth on defense to date. AHS Frosh In Overtime Win Here Monday The Algona High School freshman basketball team, which seems to get involved in an overtime fray about every other time, took an extra three minutes to post a thrilling • 51-46 victory over Humboldt he re Monday evening. The frosh, now 3-4, won after the seventh grade came up with a 45-34 victory in the opener. The seventh graders were led in scoring by Mickey Anderson with 11 points, Gary Walker, 10, and John Pittman, nine. The freshman game was tied, 10-10, at the quarter and Algona led, 22-18, at halftime. The teams were then knotted at 3636 at the three-quarter mark and 44-44 at the end of regulation time. Rick Nielsen, who led the scoring for the locals with 20 points, then counted four points, Bruce Johnson a pair and Jim Harris one to get the win. Harris counted 12 points and Kent Espe eight for the locals. Girls Sectionals Start In Area On February 17 Youthful Drivers NEW YORK—In 1 <)(><>. dm ITS under the age of 25 ic-prc sentcd 19 per (cnl of the total driving population, hut were involved in VI per cent ot all highway aecidents, auonling to the Insurance Information In stitule. Pairings for Girls' Sectional Basketball Tournaments, which get underway all over the state Feb. 17, were announced this week by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union. Several- tourneys will be held in this area. Here is the slate: At Ayrshire-Fenton: Feb. 17- West Bend vs. Havelock-Plover, 6:30 p. m.; and Sentral vs. Armstrong, 8 p. m. at Sentral; Feb. 19 - Ledyard vs. Ringsted, 6:30; and Mallard vs. Sentral- Armstrong winner, 8, at Sentral; Burt vs. West Bend-Havelock- Plover winner, 6:30; and Laurens vs. Ayrshire, 8, at Ayrshire; Feb. 20 - Semi-finals; and Feb. 22 - Finals and consolation at Sentral. At Titonka-Corwith-Bode: Feb. 17 - Woden-Crystal Lake vs. Kanawha, 6:30; and Twin Rivers vs. Boone Valley, 8, at Bode; Feb. 19 - Thompson vs. Twin Rivers-Boone Valley winner, 6:30; and LuVerne vs. Titonka, 8, at Titonka; and Goldfield vs. Kanawha-Woden-C. Lake winner, 6:30; and Lakota vs. Corwith-Wesley, 8, at Corwith; Feb. 20 - Semi-finals al Bode; Feb. 22 - Finals and consolation at Bode. Teams qualifying from Sectional tourneys will advance into 16 District Tournaments slated to be held Feb. 24 and Mar. 1-2. District winners will make up the Sweet 16 that will battle it out for the state title at Des Moines, also in March. IS BACK! That swinging, singing go-go-girl ! 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