The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 3, 1955 · Page 9
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 9

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, February 3, 1955
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,Vf* ^1 February 3,1955 February 3,1955 w 4? WEBSTER CITY, 87 TO 56 St. Cecelia's Winner Over Presentation Five, 65-58 The St. Cecelia's Blue Knights got back on the winning trail with a 65-58 win over Presentation Academy at Whittemore Tuesday'night. , • , A'trip to Fort Dodge for a meeting with Sacred Heart ;is the Knight's next scheduled game, followed by a contest with Presentation of Whittemore in the first round of the sectional tourn-: ament next Wednesday night in the Algona High gym, at 8:30 p.m. Other first round game in Class' B will find LuVerne and St. Joseph's of Bode meeting at 7 p.m. the same night. The Knights, minus the. serv-. ices of two regulars who were on the- sick list, Clarence Metzger and Jim Van Allen, had trouble beating Presentation, their first opponent since a loss" to Gehlen of LeMars in the finals of the Sioux City Diocesan tournament, 67-45, Sunday night. ,. . It was a battle that saw the Knights in front most of the way. The locals ,led, 18-16 at the quarter, 34-28, at the half, and 50-43 at the'three-quarter mark. Coach Mike Scheck's crew'"held..several big leads, but the Presentation five always managed to nearly close the gap. Merle Loss topped the scoring or the "Knights with ,24 pbints, vhile Tom Kinsey came up with 7. McDonnell got 17, Schullef nd Kliegl 11 each, and Elbert 0 for Presentation. The little Knights;downed the Presentation Bs, 37-34, in the pener as Cecil Schilmoellec got 4 points and Jim Cink 13 for the FT PF 0 0 8 i 0 gniiim iiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiw Arejthe las» Four N«mbeirs of, Youn '••: 0550 1145 7245 3671 7180 2752 2458 Social Security Card Listed Here? \ ••..•••'• If So, You Could Have Been A $$$$ WINNER ! NUMBER CHANGES DAILY at BARRY'S 8167 6548 fiiiiiiiiiiiiinmiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinniiiiiiiiinM Jowns ----- ;— ---- .<•-- * joss ..- __ __.«------ — 8 Merger! _'-_- ------- —3 Hobbs '__.-i-- r -!— 1 Kinsey — '-- — U- — 1 Fandel — — ..... -3 Van Allen, — - ------ 1 0 3 0 0 27 11 10 Presentation (58) FG FT PF Mergen -1 0 McDonnell 7 3. Kliegl 4 3 Elbert; 5 0 1 Derner — 2 3 5 Schuller :. —-5 . 1 Girls Sectional . ! 24 • 10 12 The Knights battled gamely but went down to a 67-45 defea. at the hands of LeMars Gehlan, Sunday, in the Diocesan east-west championship game. Bancroft Boxer Wins In Tourney A Bancroft 'boxer, John, McGuire, brought home a trophy from the golden gloves tournament at Blue Earth, Minn., last week, after he won two matches in a light weight division. John, 17-year old son of Mr and Mrs Charles McGuire, will now go to Minneapolis where he will compete in a big meet. He was an outstanding baseball player at St. John's in Bancroft, prior to his graduation last spring. VALENTINE GIFTS First round tournament results of the girls sectional basketball action follow, as they concerned teams from this area: At Bode LuVerne 81, Rutland 40 Bode 47, Kanawha 40 At Whittemore Rodman 55, West Bend 33 Corwith 74, Des Moines twp, 59 At Ringsted Armstrong 3'0, Doiiiver 21 Ringsted 64, Ledyard 30 At Titonka Hayfield 45, Crystal Lake 39 Titonka 58,\Scarville 45 Teams that did not see action Tuesday night get their chance Wednesday night. Final round winners will move into the diS' riot competition. Fenton Bowlers Tops At Barry's Howard Schulte and Skip Man sager, a couple of Fenton keglers were the top men at Barry's thi week. Schulte's 251 line topped Mansager's 248 barely. Other men over 200 were AI Wittkopf 206, Don Davidson 209, Jake Thilges 204, Dennis -Lickteig 231 and Don Johnson 203. The Moose team is nine games in front of the KCs in the Monday loop, while Hamm's has about the same margin in the Tuesday League. .. • • ., ' Coach Honored With Cash Gift Mike Scheck, instructor and coach at St. Cecelia's Academy, was presented with a purse last Sunday morning, in appreciation of his teaching and coaching work at the Academy. The purse was made up by friends of the Academy, and the presentation was made at the Scheck Joe Bradley and Pat Cullen; Scheck took over-his duties -here: at the, .Academy in the summer of 1953, Sport Shi by ARROW & PURITAN Sift Ties > by REGAL & PURITAN ZENDER'S Johnson's 266 Line Proves Best Of Week Bill Johnson got way ahead of everyone at Hawkeye Lanes this week as he flipped a terrific 266 line. He averaged only 165 his other two lines to total 596 for the night. Other men over 200 were Cecil Baker 207, Tom Forburger 202, Chuck Mullin 209, Hank Furst 214, John Intermill 201, Harold Dellit 215, Doc Pfeffer 212, Lou Lynk 203, Ernie Godfredson 200, Harold Lampright 208; Chan Dailey 200, Lou. Olson 224. Standings: American League W L Studer's 69 . 19 Titonka 61 27 / Sorensen Buick 53% 34% Baker's Livestock 47, 41 Lions '-47' 41. Corwith —40% 47% Sjogren's 40Vfe 47% Hamilton Hatchery —36% 51% Boone Ridge 35 53 Robinson Produce 35 53 Sorensen Imp. — 35 53 Hefti Lockers 28 60 National League ,W • L Western Buyers 61 27 West End Billiards —53 35 Sharp's 52 36 Ready-Mix . 50% 37% Hub Clothiers —43 45 Arnold Motor —42 46 Rood Ins. 42 46 Algona Produce 41 47 Bancroft Oil 40 48 Burt Co-Op Elev. -L~ 37% 50% Ernie Williams ———33 55 Kossuth Co. .Imp.——33 55 Titonka Girls Win And Lose Titonka's girls split a pair pi basketball games last week, taking a 50-44 decision from Hayfield Tuesday night, and dropping a 59-57 verdict to Woden Friday night. Both games were played at Titonka. Hayfield led the Indian girls, 30-24, at the half, but Coach Lyle Opheim's sextet came to life after the intermission to grab a 42-37 lead at the three-quarter mark They hung on, and won, as Ullmann tossed in 30 points and Bess 12. Titonka trailed. 25-22, at halftime in the Woden contest, fell behind by five points at the end of the third quarter, and fell despite a spirited last period rally. Geraldine Ullman got 36 points and Doris Hipp 17 for Titonka, while Hilllnga got 28 and D.evine 27 for the winners. The boys lost to Woden. 77-55, and Swea City, 64-57, during the week. Rodman Wins 2 Rodman's basketb'all teams rolled to a double victory over Graettinger at Rodman Saturday .night as the girls .won, 59-40, and the boys, 51-39. The girls won their first Palo Alto Conference championship and the boys tied with Graettinger for the title. ._ ADVERTISING iin tne Algoni Upper Des Moines readies, more iamiUea, in • Kossuth county-, than "afiy^other" publication —•.•> • Burt Edges Out SweaCity Five Burt downed Swea City, 45-43, at Burt Friday night in a game that wasn't decided until the final buzzer. •.' • The winners jumped to a 12-6 lead in the first period, saw Swea City chop it to 22-21 at the half, and hung on during the last half to take the two point verdict. Mike Batt scored 1.5 points for the winners, while Don Riebhoff added 12 and Jerry Davis 10. Don Johnson got 12 for Swea City, and Christensen and Elliott each got 10. .- Swea City's reserves won'the curtain-raiser, ^31-25. Burt Cubs Hove Lots Of Fun Burt Cub Scout Pack 48 held a "railroad meeting", Jan. 31, at the VFW hall in Burt. The hall looked like a railroad depot and each den had a different car. Al Hinckley acted as engineer, George Becker as conductor, and Dr. M. I. Lichter as ticket agent. Dale Lockwood, cub -roaster, was station agent. Lakers To Play At Spencer, 21st Lf le B. Rodd, secretary of the Spencer Chamber oi Commerce, who formerly had the same, post in Algona, announces that the Minneapolis Lakers will play the Rochester Royals in the Spencer high gym the evening of Monday, Feb. 21. Tickets are now on sale at $2. The game will count in the regular professional basketball standings of the league. It is being offered by the special events committee of the Spencer Chamber of Commerce. Lone Rock Wins Twice, Doiiiver Lone Rock's basketballers took a pair of games from Doiiiver on the home court Friday night. The boys won, 61-28, after the girls notched 'a 41-30 win. The- Lone Rock girls pulled away gradually after taking a 147 lirsl quarter lead. Mnrlow got 20 points and Krueger 12 for Lone Rock, while Evans got 14 for the losers. The boys game was 17-0 at the quarter in favor of Lone Rock, and the final outcome was never in doubt, as the winners built their lead to 50-16 at the end of ;he third quarter. Leon Marlow topped the winners in scoring with 28 points, while Osell got IV for the losers. LuVerne-Corwith Divide, Friday LuVerne and Corwitn split a pair of basketball games at Lu- Verne Friday night. Corwith's girls came out on top in a tense struggle, 68-67, while the home boys slugged Corwith, 64-39. LuVerne trailed, 33-24, at the half, and 56-48, at the three-quarter mark of the girls game, and a last period rally fell one joint short of a possible win. Sue Harper got 42 points for LuVerne LuVerne built its 33-23 halftime lead into a 20-point margin at the end of the third period in the boys game, and won going away. Don Larson,got 26 ppints/Larry Hen- -derson 19,--and Kenn'y Stripling 16 for LuVerne, • THRIFTY TIPS from your friendly store E GIFT CENTER GIFT-BOXED STATIONERY Handsome Note Paper $1 Up New Shipment ELGIN WATCHES 17 and 21-JEWEL BEAUTIES IN TIME FOR VALENTINE GIVING LADIES GIFT TOILETRY SETS Valentine Specials $1 Up More Size! More Quality! Lower Price! HUNDREDS OF GAY VALENTINES Small to Jumbo Sizes HEART-SHAPED BOXES OF CHOCOLATES Little or Big! Pangburn's and Norris Famous Makes She'll love these delicious chocolates in an assortment of chewy nougats, cream centers and nut-filled goodies ... in boxes of all sizes. We Give S & H Green Stamps DIAMOND RINGS That Interlock 1 Beautifully Bulldogs Keep Top Rung In Hot Loop Race By Don Smith Jr. Algona's Bulldogs gave a huge crowd a treat, and Webster City a treatment as they blasted the Lynx, 87-50. in the local gym * Tuesday night. The score set a new record for an Algona team, gave the locals five straight wins, , and kept them on top of the North Central Conference with a 10-2 record. Coach Bob King's outfit now has a 12-5 season mark. Bulldog followers will get another look at the vastly improved locals tomorrow (Friday) night when the Hampton Bulldogs come to town for a conference get together. Algona swings into tournament action in the finals of the sectional meet here next Saturday night at 7:30. The Bulldogs will tangle with the winner of the West Bend-Britt contest which will be played Thursday at 7:30. The conference race will wind up Friday, Feb. 18, when the locals r to Iowa Falls for a game with vne second place Cadets. Bulldogs Lead Early The Algona-Webster City game was catch-as-catch-can early aa the Bulldogs took a 4-0 'lead in the first minute, then watched the Lynx almost catch up before getting on the ball again. The locals had an 8-5 lead midway m the first period, got hot, and roar- • ed to a 22-13 bulge at the buzzer. Larry Christensen tossed in 10 points and Doug Meyer eight dur- . ing the eight minutes of action. The pace slackened during the next four minutes, but Algona still led, 28-19. It looked like the locals weren't going to get off that 28, as Webster City chopped the margin to 28-23 and then 29-25. Coach Bob King's team slammed in 13 points in the last two minutes of the half, easing the pressure on the crowd, and giving It a 42-29 halftime spread. Algona didn't let up .alter intermission, either. By the end of the third period, the Bulldogs had a 64-44 margin, and they raised the count to 85-52 with two min. to go. The basket that was needed was I flipped in by sub Bob Harms, and the new scoring record was in the bag. Webster City, a team that scored 90 points in winning its previous game, needed that many to beat the Bulldogs, but fell way Short. Chrisiensen Has 25 Christensen turned in another fine performance as he topped the scoring with 25 points and gobbled up most of the rebounds. Meyer got 22 points, Nidas Dermand 16, and Jim Galbraith 13 as Algona burned up the nets. The all-around play was far superior to Webster City's, with Dot; Cook, Galbraith, Dermand, Christensen, Meyer and Pete Langmack all taking turns at stardom. The shooting at times was miraculous, and brought lots of oohs and aahs from the excited crowd. The Algona B-team took a thrilling, 53-51, overtime win from the little Lynx in the curtain-raiser. The contest was close all the way, and Wcis tied, 50-50, at the end of regulation time. Ted Finley led the scorers with 10 points, while Jim Cowan got 14, Ron Zittritsch 11 and Bob Slobe 10. Box score - varsity: Algona (87) FG FT PF Christensen -10 5 1 Galbraith —5 3 1 Meyer 7 8 4 Dermand 5 6 3 Cook —- 1 3 2 Langmack 2 0 0 Kickbush 0 0 1 Harms 1 0 0 31 25 12 Webster City (56) FG FT PF 3oyd , 2 5 0 tfoore 4 2 5 Roberts ___.. 4 3 4 •Colbeck 4 4 5 Blue 5 0 4 Dyvad 1 0 2 Alexander 0 0 1 Jeamonds 1 0 1 Lubbers 0 0 1 MEN'S FAMOUS "HIS" TOILETRIES Complete Gift Sets for §C up UNTIL 9;00 P.M, OPEN IV1RY NIGHT 21 14 23 North Central Standings W ALGONA 10 'owa Falls 9 Webster City 8 Eagle Grove _, 7 Humboldt 6 Ulear Lake 6 Hampton 3 Clarion 0 L 2 3 5 5 6 6 9 13 * i , Leg Again Hurt In Fall On Ice Ledyard—Mrs L. A. Ternes had the misfortune to fa}l on the ice at her home early last week and tore the ligaments in her ankle. She was taken to Estherville for x-rays. It was the same leg which was broken and so seriously injured in a car accident last year. At that time she was in the hospital many months.

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