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GREEN BULLDOGS EYE OPENER WEEK AWAY 3 Other New Coaches Make Debut In Loop Coach Jason Loving of Algona high school isn't the happiest mentor in the North Central Conference, even though his squad of 38 has shown some improvement since the opening practice Aug. 24; "We've got a green ball club,' said Jase, who continued, "not green because we have a large group of freshmen, but rather because we have so many seniors that are inexperienced. Our biggest problem to date is the fact that most of (ho older men have been out for football less than two years." In the- meantime, practices that began a little over a week ago continue, with the coaches, play- ess and fans all keeping an eye on this schedule of games: Sept. 9—Emmotsburg, here Sept. lt>—Webster Cuy. here Sept. 23—Eagle Grove, there Sept. 30—Hampton, there Or!. 7—Clear Lake, here Oct. 14—Clarion, here Oct. 2H--Iowa Falls, there Nov. 2 —Humboldt. there S ) f;ir. squad moral has been good, and the new coach is certain the local outfit will play interesting ball — but he isn't predicting any scores. The prime ( ffurt right now is centered on •mprovemcnt of the speed o_f - _ajl the player, 1 - Right now it :-n! The players seem to be picking up Jase's tingle-win;; attack all right, and several hav:- shown quite ;i bit of improvement. Signal-callers Ted FinU'y and Harvey Peglow. tackles Dave Seller and Fred Strahorn and guard Terry Cook came in fur special mention during the. first week. Head Coach Loving and his assistants. Bob King and Champ Martin, are making every c'foii to get more freshmen out and keep them on the squad. They look real good, according to th" coaches, and will not to be used as a hamburger squad during practice sessions. • Ball-carrying duties so far have bra n handled by Doug Meyer. Finlcy, Jim Cowan and D;«ve Richardson, taut nothing is dvftnjtcjy .sot as far a«;«i stafiUrvi 'iiv-up for the opener is concerned. Conditioning will continue at ;; rapid j^uce. Due to a definite lack of 'depth, injuries could mangle the plans of the loca so every man must be in top .-"n.<pe by tl:e time the opening whistle g''ts the season underway Sept. !.i ;.t the fairgrounds. ^C^ KOSSUTH COUNTY ^ .SPORTS. Balance among the eight league teams should be better than la/t year, with a better race sure to develop. Bancroft Takes Second Place In League Final A pair of Bancroft Lion baseball players copped top marks during Iowa State League baseball action, according to official figures released Tuesday afternoon. Johnny Hill turned in the best pitching ifcord. His 12-5 won-lost mark was two victories ahead of Rich Koolbeck, Mason City's ace. Johnny also worked more innings on the hill, 148, than any other league chucker. Dick Anderson, outfielder- shortstop, came on with a rush to take the loop batting crown. The Minnesota University star can* through, with a .387, mark b* slamming out 00 hits in 155 tries. He hit two homers and drove home 39 runs, third best in the loop. Manager Jack Dudding was second in the home run department with a total of 11. Carroll's Denny Rinaldi look the crown and set a new league mark by Mr and Mrs Edward Kerr from Los Angeles and Mrs Clarence Ackerson of Wesley visited Mrs Lena Warner this past week. The three ladies are sisters. On Sunday the Harold Warner family, the Leonard Warners of Algona. and the Jerry Warners of Bancroft were dinner guests also at the Warner home. Mr and Mrs Paul Nitz and Paula left Saturday for Norfolk, Va., to visit their daughter and husband, the Delbert Wentworths. On Thursday evening at an Official Board meeting held at the Methodist Church Mrs Fred Dutton was elected Sunday School Superintendent. Irene Dyer left on Tuesday ti return to Miami, Fla., after spending ' a month visiting her mother, Mrs H. M. Dyer, and her brother, Howard. Irene works for the Veterans administration in Miami. Mr and Mrs Louie Miller ob-served their 25th wedding anniversary on Sunday with an "Open House" in the afternoon and evening. Mr and Mrs Jakie Stubbe and family of Baxter were weekend visitor? at the Albert Barnes home. Mr and Mrs Geofge Thompson were dinner guests on Wednesday evening at the home of her sister, the J. A. Zwiefels of Corwith. Teddy Davis of Muscatine is Torine, Melvin Dirksen and Ronald Kaltved to Iowa State Fair in Des Moines Saturday. They returned home Sunday everu'ng. Peter Troff family have leased the John Bloom farm for next year. The Maurice Carlsons now live on the Bloom farm. Troff's how live on Mrs Ida McGregor's farm. ' Mr and Mrs George Harner anu son David, and Mrs Ella Harnei left Friday for a few day's stay at the Iowa State Fair. The Oscar Peterson carpenter crew have began building a new barn on the Maynard Jensen farm, replacing the barn that was destroyed by fire last July. Jensen's barn will have side walls of brick. They will also build a pump house, and machine shed. A bath room and fixtures have been added to the farm house where Glen Olson's live. Mr and Mrs Jimmie Preston recently moved into their new, all modern farm home south of Swea City. The Joe Preston's are remode'- ing the farm home on farm north adjoining their own home. The house has bee« moved onto a new- basement. daughters of Canton, Mo. are visiting at the home of his parents, Mr and Mrs Martin Gobel. Barbara Kluger of Minneapolis arrived Friday for a week's visit at parental Roy Klugers. Mr and Mrs Ervin Link took her sister, Daisy Funderburk, to Ralph Saturday and to Des Moines Sunday where Miss Funderburk returned to. Oaklan-1, Calif, by plane after two week's visit here. Vacationing last week in th& Black Hills were the Wendell Ditsworlh. Ed Bowers and A! Farland and his three sons. Frank L. Byrnes of Petersburg. S. D. came Friday for a visit at the Dettmer and John Thompson homes. • Mr and Mrs Herman Kluger were honored on their birthdays at a pot luck dinner Sunday noon held at the Milton Peterson home. Mr and Mrs Gordon Gillsor, and daughter Deborah of Baton Rouge. La. were visitors the past two weeks at the home of her parents. Mr and Mrs Carl Anderson. Mr and Mrs Floyd Gabel and ing. William Muldoon was known as the father of American wrestl- clouting 17. He was the RBI ,. 4 , . .. , , leader with 41!. better than one spending a month at the home of his sister and family, the Norris Hines. Mrs Kay Canfield and daughters Pat and Ginny of Lincoln, Neb. spent last week visiting at the Dale- Canfield home. They ar? just home from Germany where Mr Canfield was stationed as a warrant officer in the Air Corps. Mr and Mrs William Wiemer and Deanna and Jcane Brandt and Allaire Farrow returned home Friday night from a week's vacation spent in Minnesotq. Mrs Marie Halvorson and Marvel and David \Vilson of Waterloo who is visiting them and Mrs Gertrude Wiemer went , U> Clarion on Sunday where they visited at the William Kopps home. A teachers meeting was held at the school on Saturday afternoon, and after the meeting Supt. ana Mrs Willadsen entertained all of the faculty at a tea. per game. Anderson'.-, batting crown climaxed a tremendous season. He had a fine average ail year, but couldn't overtake the league leader. Wally Muhrmann, Spencer, until the final week. Mohrmann finished with a .382 mark. Rinaldi and DuddMig were the only men in the race for the four- bn.-f crown. Dudding's output was four more than the next man on the list. George Dropo. Mason City, who clubbed seven. The Lions finished in second place in the league by dropping a play-off game to Carroll, then were defeated in the iirst game .-.»<• thv post-season play-off. HOW OTHER LOOP SQUADS APPEAR The North Central Conference- outlouk ;s clomU••:!. but with two or three possible exceptions, most uf the league teams should be improved over last season. Last year's undefeated champs, the Kagle drove Eagles, are an unknown quantity. They have u new coach, Dick Palm, who was .-elected tn replace Al DiMarco DiMarco moved to Dowling in Des Moines, taking with him a fine record. Palm cannot im- piove very much on last year's ieconl. anil he must take up the slack left by graduation. The Eagles do have some tried men to build around, so could tx v toiish again. Webster City lias four regulars, two backs ami two linemen back, and Coach Hurley Rollmger ha; a large group of promising newcomers on hand, so could come up with another conference <-h.-impion. The team will bt? b:gner than a year ago and will have lot:- more depth. Iowa Falls has a new coach. He is Dun Prior, and he took the reigns from Joe McNeill of Al- gnim, whu had a very 1'me record in Cadetland Tjefore leaving. They had a 4-3 conference record last year, lost some regulars, so new squad members could be the answer. Clear Lake could bo a potent contender. Coach Dyle Martin has several lettermen back, plus a nice big group of newcomers. The Lion* had a 4-3-1" season mark a year ago, including u 13-0 upset of Webster City. They could be the team to watch. Clarion's neV coach, Dick Garth, who succeeds Tom Hand, will have a young squad. Many of them got valuable experience a year ago. and might he ready to run wild now. The replacement problem isn't too severe, as many of the regulars were sopho mures last season. Coach Roger Freet had a 2-4-1 conference record a year ago arid has many of his 1954 man back for another try. The Bulldog* are almost certain to improve on that record and will probably pull u couple of upsets during the fall. Humboldt Coach Al Hadar has 15 lettermen back, and despite the fact the Wildcats finished jn the loop basement last yean with a 1-6 mark, they look like a vastly improved group. After two consecutive poor seasons, conference iocs can look for something surprising out of the Wildcats. Hadar doesn't like to lose, so if h'.> can assemble the proper individuals into his system, the rest of the league better look out. Ledyard Boy With Meningitis Is Now Home Ledyard — Dannie Pingt'l. the small «m of M: and Mrs Otto P.njjfl, who hn.s been in Blank Mtmurial Hospital in Dos Moincs with spinal meningitis has so far reo'ivi-rcd that he was able to be brought home on Saturday. Red Classon left on Saturday evening for Chicago where for a month he will attend a school for dial telephone workers. Mrs Clas.-iin took him to Ma>;>n City where lie took tho tium. Mr ar..1 Mrs J. K. Sullivan, Pat. Jr«n:!r.i:ih, and Madonna ieturn- td Saturday from a vacation in Northern Minnesota and Canada. Dr. and Mrs L. E. Marshall, who have been visiting in Ledyard with Mrs Marshall's parent.*. Mr and Mrs Paul Gelhaus, are parents of a baby girl who they named Bri-nda Lee. She was born at E.-.UU-I vilU-. Aug. 19. Mr and Mrs George Thompson arrived home lu:-t Sunday after a two week's vacation trip through the Black Hills. Yellowstone and Colorado. They enjoyed a dinner and visit with Joe Dyer at Wheatland, Wyo. Two No. Kossuth People Have Recent Surgery Swea & Eagle—Lawrence Hanson has made daily trips U> Esthorville since his mother, Mrs Gladys Hanson entered the hospital last week. Monday and underwent .surgery Wednesday forenoon. She is recovering satisfactorily and is expected home this week Monday. Mrs Albert Pearson spent Saturday with her daughter and granddaughter, Mrs Waixl Lanr, and Darla at Estherville hospital Darla underwent minor surgery Saturday morning. The Swea Sunbeams 4-H club mei at Karun Johansen home Monday, Aug. 22. A talk on home beautifieation w a s given by Janet and Rita Walker, a demonstration by Betty Stenzel. Coc'l Thorson, Swea-Harrison 4-H duo leader took Robert Troff, Larry PRICES SLASHED ON rir«$ton« BATTERIES Fully Guaranteed Firestone "MOW KING"at an unheard of low price! 95 M0T9P,.. 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